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Qmmunications:-We are ahvzys
glk to publish news letters or those
rtaining to matters of public inter
-st when accompanied by the names
I addresses of the authors. Articles
h are defamatory will not be
We assume no responsibility for the
n of correspondents.
:teedat the postoffice in Winns
as second class matter.
hile the right of free speech
and the: full discussion of all
natters are fuadamental princi
pies of eQngressional procedure
and essentially democi'atic in
form ad- 'ubstance, yet at cer
- ta risis in the history of our
repub3ic it strikes us as permis
sible if Aot advisable .to render
che free. and frank discussions
inecret sessions of that august
<biy rather than in public meet
ings- here the facts are pro
elaimed b-the press throughout
the'country and heralded to all
t ndtions -of the world. WE
arei faeing such a crisis in the
raitiaonfshistory at the present
ali& such free discussione
.re ndiprogress the we deerr
it more fitted for secret sessior
fhan oriublic information. ThE
uect'of our preparedness foi
ossible war is one of the mosl
that can be discussed anc
dn cngress and while ii
ecessarythat full informatior
be"given it by the army anc
havy experts of America yet we
object. e think with reason; t(
these official reports being ban.
-4bo -by every publicatior
dhl 6oses to print thein anc
the weak points in our system-oi
defenseexposed fully to p6ssible
- ~ eiesi It is one thing to lacli
~poperdefense and quite anothei
pose -uri weakness to the
ther-eby inite attace.
g- he legislature
is note Worthy it
respects, one of which is
stinrct progressiveness as
opposed the extremne conser*
tism which has characterized
may sessions in the past.
progressiveness. i s well
ted by the vote, which the
oman sniffrage bill received' in
House of Representatives.
He the bill failed of passage
t the closeness of the balloting,
to 61 if we remember correctly,
raesents a i-emarkable-advance
progressive sentiment ovra
previous session when the
of equal suffrage commaded
a few lonely votes. Liquor leg
tion -the- past session also
a distinct tendency towar d
cahism.'- The chief anti-liquor
the one reducing the
unt of intoxicatmng beverage
hich may be shipped to an in
vidual in one month and the
providing for a chaingang
ntence without the alternative
a fine for blind tigers are both
'e in their effects. Finally
e McCullough bill for raising
e ge of children 4mnloyed' in
n milla from 12 to 14 years
another axample of progres
eness. Appropriations, how
Sat the suggestion of Gover
RManning were in general
need, and consequently many
titutions for caring for the
k and those of an educational
ture seem to us to have been
ther inadequately provided for.
the same time we~ should
ge this deficiency .in apnro
tions to a lack of funds
ert.han to ultra conseryatism.
he whole, therefore, we sin
congratulate the General
bly on the work which it
st completed and repeat
e said in the beginning,
e past session was dis
ow on the eve of a
tical compaign, just
.r it may becomede
gether on the altitude
'sans of each candi
man can conduct a
campaign alone. For
to depend on his
But, we hope the
ow entering will be:
he bhttrnes hero-:
tofore exhibited and that the
voters in-the quietude of their
homes will weigh men and meas
ures and vote according to the
lights before then and for v hom!
they believc to be to the best in
terest of the County. district and
State to have elected. Believing
this way there shall appear no
partisanship in the columns of
Tho News and Herald during the
campaign. We have -passed the
stage where we think that every
man, who does not see and vote
as we do. is a fool. During the
compaign we shall discuss publiI
measures but not personalitOs!
and then in a manner that we
hope will not grate on any one's
feelings. Furcher, b e i n g a
1 Demoeratic newspaper the col
I umns of The News and Herald
wili be oped to all Democrats to
air their views on all public ques
tions whether they coincide with
ours or not. The advocacy of
any ;ndividua, candidate wii! be
placed in the political advertis
ing colurn and charged for at
the regular rates for such matter.
Cash with order.
With, th above assurances on
our part we want evei y voter in
the County to Lecome a sub
scriber to the News ana Herald
and do as we are going to do,
vote for whom we please.
Sone men tell the truth; c.thers
forecast the weather.
Justice Hughe:; probably con
I siders a justiceship in the hand
quite worth a presidency in the
If Wilson and Roosevelt.shorfld
; prove the eventual presidential
1 candidates the German-Ameriean
vote will be ir. a quanday.
,The press dispatches state that
. England is to have a minister of
aeronautics. This will probably
be, the most elevated office in the
Killed in Fal1-May not R
cover." -N. Y. Sun.
logical remarks The St
indeed, even tangalor a
We noethat! hscandi
and% or president
of the UTnited States. Well, he
may possibly :get the Irish vote.
We could forgive our dentist
far mre( reai~ v if he didn't first
assure us thait it wouldn't hurt
the ieast bit.
About the quickest way the
American navy can rise from
fourth to thi-7d place is for the
Germag; fleet to come out of Keil.
Deliver Us From Them.
1. Ti ose who oppose improv
2. Those who "knock"~ strang
ersadwh "nok"the tow
3Those who show hospitality
to no one.
4. Th ose who hate to see
o ther succeed.
5. Those who distrust public
6. ThIose who oppose every
m.ovement which does not orig
inate with themselves.
8. Those who enjoy the bene
fits that come fro'm the work of
men, but who give nothing but
criticism in return.
It is asplendid thing to be a
part of a wide-awake city. It is
a splendid thing to know that
your own strength is infinitely
multiplied by the strength of
other men who love their town
as you (do. It is a splendid thing
to feel that the wholesome blood
of a community can be united
in common purposes, and that
by frankly looking one another
in the face and taking counsel
with one another prejudices will
drop away, handsome undertak
ing will rise, a universal spirit
of service will be engendered.
and that with this increasing
sense of comm unity purpose will
come a vastly enhareed individ
ual power of achievement; for
we il be lifted by the whole
masof which we constitutea
part. - Highway Standard.
To The Patrons of The Ideal.
We understand that there has
been some objection to the recent
play "A Fool There Was" and as,
we are here to please we have
cancelled our order for the fea
tures from the company that~
furnished the films for this showv
and will in the future handle and
show others. The Ideal is run
to please all and we are glad of
suggestions at all times and will
comply as near as practicable.
LOST-Baieis plain ring with
small pearl set, had ribbon tied.
to ft. Reward if returned to
MrsS C. J'oThneton.
(C(ontinqued from Pnge One) u
what intoxicated, who hearing it
Mr. Anderson say something
about Winnsboro. asked if he ie
meant Winnsboro South Carolina.
He said, "Yes." This man then rf
.,sked him if he knew old Mr.
Wolfe and old Mrs. Lauderdale.
Jr. Anderson replied that he
knew them both well. The man I b
said, "Well I burned their dwel-I
ling houses, I was in Sherman 's
army, and we were getting some
tobacco out of the Lauderdale'.
store and because we didn't lis-:
ten to old Mrs. Lauderdale's re
monstrances she struck me over
the head with a board and I
bumned her house." Mr. Wolfe's
house was in this block but I pre
sume from this man's remark he a
set it on fire. Mr. Anderson said
his first impulse was to throw a!
glass of whiskey in this man's
.ace, but realizing that he was I
in Atlanta with very little money it
in his pocket and a comparative
stranger, he changed his course
and put the offensive on the
other man. He said a great many
things to this man which would
not be considered complimentary,
intending to resent it to the ut
most if the man made an attack
but he swallowed it all.
I remember Mrs. Lauderdale!
telling me of striking the Yankee
while they were robbing her
store. Lewie Landecker heard
Mr. Anderson's remarks to this
member of Sherman's army.)
Shermian's men were wasteful.
They would shoot a cow down in
the'street, skin-the hind quarters,
cut them off and leave the rest of
the carcas lying 'there. They
had no time for scalding hogs,
but would shoot a hog and skin
it, carrying off the meat. I never
will frget what a sight of relief1
came to the people as Sherman s
column formed to march out of
town, the head of the.column be
ing right at the old well in the
street near my father's house.
They left between three and four
o'clock in the evening.
I have known- of many delicate
women who were fed on the corn
that Sherman's horses left lying
in the streets of Winnsboro. It
s scraped up, sifted and wash
and the most of it was made
- Mr ny.
aftr n's troops were
atte,red over vn for a few
Fhours everybody 'emed to be
used to them; there s nbd
afraid of them. Isa vel
fights between shra
fand negloes. on eca
tween a -negro woman- with .a
paing in her hand and one of
Sherman's negro troopers with a
scabbard in his hand.' The negroa
woman cut his head up while he
siapned her broadside with the [
scabbard. She lived in the Boy
leston yard and he cursed her for I
(Statement of facts in relation;C
to the burning of St. 'John's
Eniscopal church in the town of
Winnsoo, S. C.. by soldiers of K
General Sherman's army onth
21st of February, 1865, by Capt. V
Henryv A. Gaillard, of Winnsboro,
General Sherman's army, on
its northward march from Col
umbia,' S. C.. reached the town
of Winnsboro, S. C., on the morn
ing of the 21st of February,
Upon the entry of the Advance
Corps, it was met by the muni
cipal authorities, who formerly
surrendered the town, which was
occupied by the Union Army
without resistance. While thus~
in undisturbed and undisputed1
possessisn, some time on thel
evening of the 21st of February,1
a body of soldiers in the uniform
of the U. S. Army entered the
church and before they vacated
it the church and all its belong
ings and contents were burned;
collected at the church for the
purpose expressed by them of
searching for valuables supposed
to be concealed in or about the
buildinr. In prosecution of this
purpose, the doors of the church
were forced, and the building
After the completion of the
search, one of the party proposed
to his comrades to turn the d
church. This proposition was as-(
sented to, and at once executed.
Fire was applied, and soon the r
building, within sight of great Ir
numbers of the community, was
reduced to ashes, together with t
the usual furniture and furnish- a
ings of a well ordered church.
It may be added as further
evidence of the lawless and vio-t
lent character of the perpetra-9
tors of the wrong, that on thet
same occasion, and at the time, o
a newly made grave in the ceme- Ie
tery acdjoing the church was re
opened, an d the body of a recent- d
ly deceased gentleman disinterredV
and left by them exposed to gen
The destruc.tion of the church C
was not ins nl any military S
exigeney, I was wanton, de- i
liberate and useless. The war.w
with its desolating effects sob
greatly improverished a hitherto!.
prosperous parish that for some is
e.rs they hold the services of
their Comnmunion sometimes in R
other churches of the town kind
ly and fraternally tendered for' C
ounty Court House. Affaq
.pse of several ' years
aurch was rebttilt, buv; P
iuch difficulty,and by in e .
debt, whih; in part, ns
At the time of this destr.ion
,e Parish of St. Johns- w the
ossessor of a bellthen sus~end
I in the belfry of the 06ib, n
rhich deserves special nition.
he bell was of unusual e,
wreet tones and far rea-hin tr
ower, being audible several S
iiles off, and was represented to Pi
e of great value. Its hist&-wis M
It was brought from Engiand P(
bout the year 1750, and placed C.
1 the then thriving Parish i
hurch of Dorchester on t Ash
:y River. about eihtee. .iles
rom Charleston, S. C. It was
i that church during -all. the
icissitudes and stirring incidents
f the War of the Revolution,
nd remained uninjured through
he desperate and altern'ate oc- to
upation of this town by theis
;ritish and American forces F.
The town of Dorchester in
ime being deserted, ana--the m
hurch becoming a mass ot-ruins er
n 1840, upon the erectior-of the de
hurch in Winnsboro, it was do-tpE
ated to this Parish. and remain- to
d a much prized possession, -both M
rom its intrinsic value ani-these at
ich historical associationk until a
t perished with the chuielin a ad
iseless and wanton-conflaorttion.
The facts as to the buki ng of of
if the church were givento me
)y reliable parties. whoi. were
)erfectly familiar with them,
nany of whom are nowpdead.
.mong others, was Fred $teel;
iow deceased, who was 'present:
nd saw the soldiers setfire to
;he church, and who made a de
osition to the facts sever*y.earsn
i'a- I . _F, oi. !
[ANLAc ENDORSED BY
'You Will Hardly Kniw Me M
When we Meet Agam 1
Am Getting Well
TELLS ATLANTA FRIEND.
'Since My Second Dose[ Have
Suffered None of the'ti- I
bles to Which I R e
One the, latest ad rons to tb
hIe list of th iftind a
ent of Lanlae -is the sam(Ron! -
Franl V. Evans, formael yor1sa
>Birmingham. Ala., ei tae
examiner of public accous of U
Alabama. and one time ed' r of~
>ne of the South's greatestsws- Fe
aapers, the BiirmimghamAge
Writing to a -personal frie d in
.tlanta, Mr. Evans-says:.
Bir.mingham, Ala., Feb. 2, 916.es
"x x x x By the waylc
ou will hardly know me. then
we meet again because I arnget-t
:ing well and strong again.: As ed
[ told you while in Atiantslast p
nonth, 1 have been suffee-g -a
ong time with gastritis, ' <the
loetors called it-really ai sor
lered stomach, conseque4 ibon
tipation, pains in the sha&.ers,
1eadaches, belching, heatburn,
oss of appetite, loss of sle6, and
ainting spells. For weks I
ould not sleep on my bael I
One week ago, upon lecomn
nendation of friends, wbo had
ried the medicine, . I purhased
me bottle of Tanlac and began
:aking it. Since my secodi dose
have suffered none d the!
:roubles to which I refa, and
-eally believe I am going o get
erfectly well and strong ogain,
on't that be wonderful t.my
ge? Well, certain it is thaff
hat Tanlae is a wonderful net
ine, a'2id you know that I dn nit
riven to 'puffing more e cpel
nents and am rather orthodoxAs
o matera medica.
"I shall continue the treat htt
vith perfect confidence in. eC
inal result. x x x
(Signed) "Frank V. Evas.
Commenting on this spidid
ndorsement of Tanlac W.
~aylon, state agent fon oath
"Although the list o-promi-I
ent endorsers is a lo1 one; [
ecall a few leading nates 'the
mnd both dignity and fredit p
ie entire array. SombOf thgi
re: "Hon. C. W. piguis, p)f
tlanta, sheriff of Ful t,ncounV;
[on. McKenzie Moss, .1udge}fj
e Eighth District of K/ntueliW
[on. Moses R. Glein,/fsupe4i
mdent of printing forithe.S eJ
f Kentucky; Col. Johkn B. Gai4s,
itor and publisherd Bowigf
reen, Ky.: C. C. Cofper, pri
ent Georgia CottoiiOil Co. .
. Mill, bank presidsnt of So ht
ittsburgh, Tenn. ;.J. F. Car 1,
>tto mill supeiintendent f
hattahoochee, Ga.; Hon. S -.
Hepherd, forme- city cou -l
.an of Atlanta, eid many ot
hose names kave hereto el
ten given to the public..
Tanlac, the master medic ,
sold by Obear Drug Drug,
insboro; Ridgeway Drug,
dgeway; T. A. Ladd, Daw' ;j
tHs,H. uber, Pek r ce
u bottle straig-ht. Advt.
Phere will be a meeting of the
nsion Board on Monday, March
at No. 4 law range.
Jno. J. Neil, Pension Com.
,n Ordinance, amending an Ordin
2e providing a licensed tax to bepaid
persons doing business in the town
Winnsboro, certain clause of -Sec.1
iding "Selling mules and horses
Lsient per day $5.00, be and is here
amended so as to read." AUCTION
LLE OF LIVE STOCK TRANSIENT!
AR DAY'$5.00 TO $150.00 AT THE
kYOR OR COUNCIL.
Done in council this 1st. day of
irch A. D. 1916 and with the cor
ration seal of -the town affixed.
A. Robinson, C. A. Stevenson,
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF FAIRFIELD,
By W. L. Holley, Probate Judge.
Whereas. A. J .Mobley, made suit
me, to grant him Letters of Admin
ration of the estateand effects of N.
These are therefore, to cite and ad
nish all and singular the kindred and
editors of the said N. F. Mobley,i
ceased, that they be and ap
ar before me, in the Court of Probate,
be held at Winnsboro on the 13th of
irch, next, after publication hlreof
11 o'clock in the forenoon, to show
use, if any they have, why the said
ministration should not be granted.
Given under my hand this 26th day
February A. D.1916.
W. L. Holley,
Judge of Probaie.
7 W. L. HoUey, Probate Judge:
Whereas, John W. Lyles. C. C. P.,
ade suit to me. to grant him Letters
Administration of the Estate and
lects of Marry M. Taylor.
These are therefore, to cite and
[monish 'all and singular the kindred
d Creditors of the said Marry Ann
iylor deceased, that they be and ap
ar before me. in the Court of Pro
te, to be held at Winnsboro .on 21st,
arch next, after publidtion here
,.at 11 o'clock in,tke forenoon, to
ow cause, if any ?bey' ave, why-the
id Administrati n should not be
Given under my hand this 7th day of
bruary, Anno Do dni 1916.
Judge of Probate.
Having qualified aadministrators off
e estate of-U. G. PPortes deceased,
persons holdings claims against the
iestate are h' by notified gre.
d-esdte are requ make. pay- f
mt to the undersigned.
G. DesPortes and F. A. DesPortes,
b. '23, 1916.
Iaving qualified as exeentors of thej
ate of Mrs. Sara W. DesPortes, de-1
~sed, all persone holding claims
rinst said estate are hereby notified
present them within the time pre
ibed by law, and all persons indebt
to said estate are requested to make.
iment to the undersigned.1
G. DesPortes and F. A. DesPortes,
WE ALSO H.
ING CAR F
ifter Four Years of Discouraging i
Codiions,Mrs. Bu&ock Gave
Came to Rescue. r
Catron, Ky.-In an interesting letter t
rom this place, Mrs. Bettie Bullock
writes as follows: il suffered for four t
Fears, with womanly troubles, and during (
his time,: Icould only sit up for alittle
whlile, and could not walk inywhere at 3
aD. Attimes, 1 would have severe pains S
The doctor wascalied in, and his treat- ii
nent relieved me for a while, but I was"
een coniuaed e my me agai merA
30LUMBIA LUMBER A'
ash, Doors & Blinds, Int
iress and Oak, Flooring 1
ag, Moulding, Door and
30LUMBIA, - -
aar for L
LVE A GOOD
ad gotten so weak I could not stand,
ad I gave up in despair.
At last, my husband got me a bottle of
ardui, the woman's tonic, and'i com
ienced taking it. From the very first
ose,, I could tell it was helping me. I
an now walk two m9es witout its
ring me, and am doing all my work."
If you are all run.down from womanly
oubles, don't give upin despair. Try
ardui, the womna'stonic. Ithas helped
wre than a million women, in its 50
ears of contimiaous success, and should
urely help you, too. Yfour druggistbas
asen.d ai.He wil recoin
ieadit. Begintaklag Cardaiday~
erior Finish, Pine, Cy