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HSMSREZ S VERY WEDNESDAY j
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Wednesday, January 25. - 1899
AN UNXECESS.VRY EXPENSE.
" Tnc >?cii >:i <>;' i e H.?u?. ??u Fri.iav,
in ths inn'ier he < r p> cd impropriation
for a certain mem m il swrd,
was nec<*??ari y fiua; in t';e natureot
the Cise, as any appropriation of the}
kind b>- the present b >d; would be
deroid of tbe grace which could alone
give va'ue to such a tiibute. The
least said now about the ffhole matter
the better, of ourse, but jhis much is
proper to be said, that too rnich frignificanc
j should uotbe attached in any
quarter to what has occurred. Legislative
bjdtee, like other public assemblies',
are very fubject t<? 'whim 'and
very frequently act according'}-."?
New- and Courier.
Our contemporary puts it well. It
wouia De eaioarrassms tu mc uwnw,
if the Legislature should rcconsider
its action, after declining to mike the
appropriation on the ground of hard
time?, and it would take all grace
from what was intended as a graceful
compliment to a brave and distinguished
Carolinian, and we agree with
the News and Courier that the matter
of the sword should be dropped and
just a? little as possible said about
* ' y 1 - ? 4 ?Ka XT a rvr d onH
11, out a great usai, ?? iue ntno <*uu
Courier sajs, can and should be said
on the obj?etion to the appropriation
that the Legislature should <4not spend
more money than is necessary." Taxes
bar*to be ext?nd?d and the treasury
it empty. The Legislature, it appears,
is in a frame of mind to spend only
what is "necessary," and onr contemporary
suggests that bieoniel sessions
?-*a?*a nftAnU ft crroof Haq] nf
LLllgUl oa?C tut M Qiv/Xi -V.
money. We are sore '.hat if voters are
consu'ted that a large majority of them
. will a<*ree that the expense of holhing
a 3C38ioa of the Legislature every year
is not a "necessary" expense, e-peciajly
ia th?sa hard times; and in fact many
of them will say that while it-is all
vary pleasfint to read the speeches of
t^eir friends in the General Assembly
on the subjects that come up annually,
the membtrs "represent people who
are not able to indulge in luxuries "
One or two hundred dollars for a
sword is not much for a State to spend,
but our General Assembly has said
j- that it "is absurd and wrong, where
cur exchequer is depleted and taxes
j have to b? extenieJ." If then the
State is in such straights that th3 members
of the General Assembly consider
It "absurd and wrong" to spend one
or two hundred dollars, then it must
.._t that it is worthy ot the cou
sic? -o.'.ion of the same body to consider
bow they can save many thourr?v
saads. A3 t'ee News and Conner says,
"An average of $25,000 a year saved
to a people who cannot afford to throw
away $100 once in a generation, is a
very iwportant saving." This is about
what every session of the L?g'ulalnre
costs the people Every year we hear
?orn??fr fn?s m^fle abont nseless exDen
cliture? ami that the State Treasury is
so depleted that many r.eces?ary appropriatior.s
can not be made. Now is a
good tioce to start, and we know of no
better place to begin than with the
General Assembly itself. If anything
is unnecessary, it is this yearly meeting
of the General Assembly.
STRIKING AX LYNCHERS.
Mr. Dar^an, of Darlington, has
introduced a bill, which by amendments,
can be made a very effective
remedy against the evils of lynching.
He proposes:
"That after the approval ot the act,
in addition to the oath required by
v Section 26, Article IIE, ot the Constitution,
members of the General
Assembly, all officers, whether Statr,
county or municipal, before they enter
upon the -duties of their offices, and
all members of the bar, before th?y
.. euier uwa <-uc ^kuv.c ui iu^u
/ iestion. shall take and subscribe the
following: I do further solemnly
sweir (or sfirm) that I have not,
since the firit day ot January, in the
yaar of our Lord eighteen hundred
and ninety-nine, engaged in any lynching
of any human being where death
ensued therefrom, as accessory before
the fact, as principal, or vras present
aidiig, abet;ins? or counselling the
sme, and slnt I will not st engage in
stub 1 vnc! i:?if dnrinsr fhe term of
olf.je to nh ch i liave been elected (<mapp'/mied)
*<? help^mc G d "
........ ..x . J
I USS l* j u J ....v i..- .
f.tr en ugh. I; >i.o::M itqu're such j
a'oa'h to be t.ik?n by ctcry voter,
a id, if Mrce-^ u v, the CoJi-tituticn
s;.on'd bi anendcd. N u;if:iim-s$
couM be ch?rg?\i, for h!' lynchers h -ve I
* fd:r notice, fine* the ?c* dops no* J
ply jo \\ uc!?i:iifs pvio to liu ftrft * f j
J-iuuiry, 159'J It "tti ?r< tore, nj
yood tie w years resolution th^t daring j
1S9D an 1 her aft-r n-> 'vnchii??r shn ! J
I
be pern.i'ted i-j ihisSate. We hope j
that the Legi> atire wi ! p-i=s the Uw i
v i:h the amendments su2g?*ie<l
i
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_ irt? n~**"*?r So?a ir
THE MT. ZIOX OAK.
Two Eways "Written by Pupil* of Mt.
Zion Published by Kequest.
Mr. Editor: A few week? ai;o, just
after reading Hswthorue?i wlerti-?n on
be Town Pump, it occur-el to m*
rbat the class, the eighth grid , would
tind some interest in working up me
history connected wifa the M'. Z >>11
r Cornwallis O-k. In uu ;n!ororiai
.vsy, I hai them to present what
things the) kteiv about the iree, and
these vr it h some ad Jed fact* weie
iiveu * ? an outline tor th-iir w^rk. T->
encourage thcui in doing this work
wi 1!, I promised that I would ttk you
to pabli*ti me oesi on .
you beiewith 'wo, those of Misses
Annie D*>ty and Kate Jenting*, which
I trust you will find it convenient to
publish. It is only jaet to say that the
whole clas? did most excellent work
in this exercise and that in ray seven
years experience as a teacher, I have
uerer had any exercise, so for as I can
remember, in which there was so rnucn
variety and so larg? a vocabulary u?ed.
Some of the historical facts have been
a little mixed up, but I think these
compositions will pro?e of interest to
tfnnr townsmen.
J. Frank Foosbe.
Winrsboro, Jan. 13,189!).
THE HISTORY OF THE OLD COLLEGE OAK.
By Miu Annie Doty.
It is now about two centuries ago
that I lay on this ground a little aorn
wbich bad fallen from one of the
numerous trees that were all around
me. A <r>od many things have happened
to ibis cjuntry and i.o this town
alio in two centuries, .and I will now
relate to you all the history of my
past life. I did not stay in me aarK;
cold ground long bat, spring np and
grew rapidly. As I grow older, I
began to notice things and I saw tbat
a great forest grew all around me > ?
far as I could see. Next to me grew
& great oak tree. Ic was tho largest
one of the forest and I often wondered
if erer I would be as large as that.
Next to the oak tree grew a beautifal
maple and I always actnired it ?c
much.
Bat it make3 me so sad to talk
about those happy old time?, for now
all the trees are cut down and I alone
am spared to tell you our hirory.
Indian* roamad all around this country
then, and they would past beneatU nay
bough* nearly every dav, and sometimes
come and eat their dinner iu my
cool and refreshing shade. Mauy s
wild turkey has made his roost cn my
boughs and squirrels have made iheir
homes iu my trunk. All this went
on for a long time till one bright day
I saw *ueh a strange sight; it wa?
some white men. They brought wiib
them some thingjjMhat they called axes
and with them they began to cut down
all my friends. Then th??y began tc
drag my friends away and I never
saw them any more. I felt very sad
al.er this and thought that I would
not like to see the white men any
more. But sooo I saw two mors
white men coming a^d J] listened tc
see what they were talking about.
One of them said, f,I think that this
will be a pretty site for the school,
and th-j otner said, "Yes, I thiok so
too," and they went awty. Two 01
thre? weeks passed before any more
people came near me. But when they
did come they- all brought ax*s witt
them and began to cut d iwn more
trees I listened to their conversation
and found out that they were
building a <chool f->r the pour children
atidorpbHiis; this was in the year
1777. I saw all my friends falling,
T trembled for mv lire, but I heard
one o{ tbe meu tay. ''Tn?-* tree is so
beautiful. Don??r cut i'd >v\n but le!
it stand in front of Uie?clr>>?l." Th;y
all agreed t> it and so my life was
?ared.
Long afterwards, I he ml *ome
people say (hit this *chool b^J b*eo
changed into a college in 1785 I
heard them say alio that it was une
of the largest colleges i:.i the State.
Many noted men got thvlr first education
here and I also heard lhat on?
of them, Andrew Jackson* bee me
president or tne unneu oiates auu
another professor of the S mth Carolina
Coilege.
The next thing that happ ! to -us
fras Cornwallis' encatnpiij 1.1 ha\s.
He being a British general au I 1 an
American oak, of course, I diJ not
like him to camp under mv biauches,
but, being onlv an oak, could not
help myself. He stayed here from
Ootobsr 17f0 to January 1781. He
had his headquarters at an old house
in town, now the residence of Mr.
Dick McMast2r. Thert was au old
citizen or this town men wnose name
was Mr. Vanderhost. He gave the
land on which the school was built and
tbere|i8 now a street in town named
after nim.
In 1S65 the Northern goneial, Sherman,
came through here with his army,
burning and destroying property
wherever he went. He did not stayin
this town long $nd I think that
everybody was .glad when he went
away. Ou ' e Sunday evening about
four o'clock I neard suen a noise and
looked down to see what was tbe
matter. I saw that the scnool was on
fire. The people ran ap witn toe nreengine
and tried to put it our, bat it
was burnt to the ground. I heard
afterwards that a boy bad buen tmoking
in bed and had accidsntaly set tbe
school on fire. The tchcol was built
up agaiu in a bhort while.
1 will now relate to yon ail a little
love st*>iy that I witnessed once.
Tt cre w ?s ag rl who?* name was
Des-ie and s!i? was visit! iy a I'riend
wh? lived ne?r hsre This niend lnd
n L other and he csrae down ;o vi-it
tii- -i ter, ?nd fell in love with Bes ;e
lie pri-p >ieJ to t.cr under my branc'ies
tt-ui tins was the way it. happened.
Be-sic was" yoins: out for a walk and
Iiichari) came up and jjreeied h-r with
u.e <>f hi< old pleiratu smiles.
What a love'y m irrung, Miss
15->i ! I knew jou wauid be oat.
I v\ Hilt- (I to find you a!i>: e and to ted
on <ii?t I ?.v*< at votir hoin'o the (Uy
bef??r- \?-$:crday "
' A" li -me!" And raied ht-r
c!e-ir 1 ? hi-? with Mich intense
sur, ri? .lint Itlct.ard laughed n litt'u
n?* v?m iv.
I ha i fome hu-in>-8- there," he
b?*i???? uwk-taid I I warned to
iOf* \ i-ur 14i tit r "
" on Id lather help \ou?"'9he said
'i!e ti' Jp' d rae a great deal Bessie
? can't\ou ^uess? It i< ro hard for
me to bring it out. Can't you gcess
what it was I wanted from your
father? I have never wanted anything
so much io ray liJe."
irwnnpm ptrw so eai\,ert
iklV/,,"i 41 ^ ' o - - and
imploring that an idea of his
meaning fl isned across heis with a
suddenness that made him giddy, but
lie only said gravely:
"I cannot understand you unlees
you speak out."
"ilav i >peak out then?may I ttil
\OU plainly what I want?' It is
vourself, Bessie;" I have cared for
you all this time, but I would not
obtrude myself on you; I thought it ?
bet er to wait. J
Wiii y?>a 2\v.< :ne a little 'ime, *
fe v ii mi =, t? think <>i j' ? ' s'le *ai I h: ' r
hsr. It will no*, b: li^ht to a>itwe i \
c
j VU j j.
j V s." 1i*? tc )'ird * a^er'y fur her1 ?
i <*< .< <!? ti : i n aiiIj hop*. j jj
J *'i?u , Ii - i-, \-*?n win h? He-e to-; f
i mot r? v 'u >rni i" j r
! "W's " [ 2
j "I .Mil :?r chiic i wiih that promise | e
?h n," iiinl littel his hat and . I
inov d away, md B/ssie went lnnae. 4
Bessie fe t h ii't'c r-eivotls as she j ?
left t'n: hon** the next inoruiiiir, l.uti e
*he iri?*d n.?i t-> think of h rself. F
ttiohtrd was wai.ing for her under *
my branches O ?e ^la Ctf a" him s
b ttii~hc1 h-tr ccrv^u-ness; h looked c
pale and mnxi us a* though fie had j;
not s'ept, bui he made an effort to
smile as he htld tut bis hand.
4 la there anv hep* for me. Bessie:" j.
1 ''Yiic," i?i<e sai'l ?iint?ly as h0 lifted j
tj> r hau l in hi?; itid KicbarJ needed e
?i.? othe!- answer.
It was a b:ijrht psace'n h >nr that
f.?ij ?w. d as ttiev -valkyn wide by side
looking at-he hii.in r sun a-id -peak- c
ina o' ti e d in ttia lay bef >re i
them s
Cut I i?u>t -!?-[> ho t, i have aire^uy
ta:k<.d too iu:i/. I li-ive o:ily one
more thing u> tel! rou all and that is that
I will 8?->n ptsi avvav. I heard
, that they were going to trim ofl my
dead branchej this winter so as to
nmirmor mv I iff*, hnt mv time U nearly tl
out. f(
' THE OLD OAK TREE." S<
g|
By Miss Kale Jennings.
t\
Many years ago in the early days of ^
South Carolina I was cue of a very ?
great fo:est of hees. Beneath uiy ^
branches squirrel, bears, deer aod
oiher wild animals roamed. Often
the Indians would shoot wild turkeys j
1 from my braucoes. I am now about rj
two hundred years old, and have Q
beard and seen many important bis1
torical events. Among my many neigh- j
bors and friends in the forest were the j.
i nine, miple, poplar a-id hickory. Oae
' dsy a great crowd of men entered the ^
1 forest and with axs? soon cleaved the r
giett forest; I was the only o.\e left e
: s:andit>?. I feared that my life would s
1 also be taken, but they seeineJ not to
notice such an insignificant thins: as t
' myself. c
' During the war ol the Revolution j
Lord Cornwall!^, witn h put of his a
; array, encamped beneath tny branches
from October, 1730, to Januiry, 1781. T
! It was very pleasant to hear tbem tell s
jolly tories whiie smoking around t
their camp fires.
In 1777 it was decided t>7 the settlers j.
to b-.iild a school for the education of
the children of the community. This c
1 rem-ioe<l tlr; oniy means for educa- j,
tion in th:s immediate part of the t
country until 17S5, at which time it r
was decided by tka Legislature of ^
Soutb Carolina to build a college c
! where the old school was standing, j
1 This college wa? for the free education c
! of the px>r and orphans. The college
was established in the sama ye*r that ^
' the town wa? incorporated. The ^
' town *as called YYinusooro ror jar. ^
[ Wiun, one ot the first inhabitants of j
the town. ' c
S^nae years after the ollege was e
' chinged from a free educational insti- e
. tntioa into a boarding school for boys. ^
' The land, on whi?h the college was j.
' bnikled, wa9 dona'ed by a Mr. Van- t
derhorst another of vVionsboro'a
early settles. His nama is \ erpetu- (
. in name ef voar street. r
In the year of I860, during the civil j
' war, Sherman passed through thiR a
country, leaving fire and d?-elation a
behind him. Ob! that was a terrible
, year; the hou9e3 were robbed and t
1 everything v&Inable taken. Then they
> burned the houses and the women and r
: children were left homeless.
One day, about thirty years ago, tbe
( college was burned. It was caused by
the carelessngsi of a boy smoking
KoH A onart foil fri'im his
V* li.iC X LA uwu. 4A ?
cigar and caught the bed on fire; from b
. this the college ceaght and soon lay in C
! ashes. Again, I feared that my life
. would be lost, and indeed some of my o
iimbs were badly burned. But by n
' good fortune the burns were not eeri
ous, so I soon recovered. Afier tbis t
school wa9 burned another was buildcd,
which still stands. It bears the i
n*me of the former school, "Mt. r
Zion."
At the recesses the boys crowd a
around my trunk. Often I bear bits
of their conversation, which is very o
interesting indeed From tbese boys 1 i
get all tbc news and gossip of the f
town. tl
Not a great way from the shadows ?
of my branches is a monument erected r
to the memo-v of Mr. J. W. Hudson, n
one of Mt. Z'on'a greatest teachers.' a
His remains lie buued beneath the e
monument. s
One beautiful night in midsummer
a couple ca oe and sat beSeath my
branches. After a fey minutes'conversation,
he told her that he loved
her and askad her to be his bride.
She gave bim her band and promised h
him that some day she would be his jj
Tnow cipimpfl vprv. verv haDDv I
indeed. Later in the evsniDg tbey P
began quarreling, she took back her
promise and said she wou'd neyer f;
marry him. Too next she was mar- w
ried to another man; a month later he <
too was married. Her husband died J
leaving her two daughters. Several tl
years after ihrir father's death b.oth
dunghters were married, one corning h
to live in this town. One summer
evening while on a visit to her daugbter,
she wa? strolling down the street,
when she chanced to meet her old 1<
lo^er; his wife bad diad a few years f,
J b jforf, a<.d he was oh a visit to his q
30n. Tiny strolled along, this aged
I couple, teiling each o:her their trou- ?
hie-; '?* they ha i dom iu tne nappy t
days of tndr vonih. Due day, several a
weeks ia'er, he knockcd at the d >'?r of (
her daughter's residene;, and asking
for her mother was told that sh) had a
g-?ne out for a wa^k. I<rael immedi- (i
atflv thought that he would find her .?
itting beneah the shades of mv ,j
bratiche.-, fur this day thirtv* >ears
ago thi-y Ind had that qairrel, while
siting on oiy root*. Jr.st a* he ex- ?
ptc k1, sh? sif leaning again<t my n
jinmk She did not notice him anil \
| he f.]>oke
,{M ?r.li i: '[ "i ? .* h en liink.- ^
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j 11)^ \\ n l ? laic J I'iail II >'l II .. i I>r, ,
' US Hi lil tkt il;> our (l'l ii r?I >?f f.iftv It
! 7-1
jvnar- r^vtT; u ?i t >a - *** are
M, but we are no ; c f< 11 ju-t ts
j yon??s? a* we < ver Hid "
| "Ye*, that is 50," she answered ofier 1:
! a few minut*s'thought. "But, Israd, b
j why don't jou mnrry some young j
; woman?'' ^
' Well, Mary, there is no olher woman
in the world I would marry but
I ?}
1 you t
"Well," *be answere J, "I guess you ci
Jean oncider onr qnarnl nude up n
then." !
i 1 am getting very aged now, I feel "
i myself coutinuaily declining. To ?
} prolong my life, the kind people of 1
Winnsboro will have hid all of* my _
dead branches cut off thi-> winter,
Mauy thanks, my kind friends, fjr tr
your thonghtfnlnes3.
HEART FAILURE^
las'often been styled the cause of death
n persons who have long lingered "in
lisease. The amazing work which the
leart regularly performs would certainly
srersuppose its breaking down. The mosl
ctive climber can raise himself IOOC
eet in an hour, the best loconotive
4000 feet and the heart |
10,000 feet. To preserve its
energies in full glow and force,
3abst Malt Extract, The
" oesr 1001c,
fifective and ' fjP^^1
team J
St
staying pow- 1
:r without rich supplies ?f blooo. The
leart is the great engine -of the body,
( eep it going, steadily, easily, persisting,
unto a ripe old age.
Philadelphia, Ps.
J have used your Malt Extract where a "Best"
ronie seemed to be indicated, and the results have
iroved quite satisfactory. Where a malt preparation
s required, I shall not hesitate to suggest the use of
'our preparation.
THOS. SHRINER, M. l).
At all drug stores.
OIT4RRV TRnrm.KS.
R. T. Roberts has bailt a store on
Armstrong place, six feet by two
eet, his line of groceries consisting of
Ddi, needles, pins, ribbons, bsatls,
ide combs and corset laces] It is said
) be the largesj stock of the kind that
as ever been bronght to Rion City.
[3 has several la J 7 clerks and everyod?
U waited on immediately.
Everybody from the qsirry attendd
the tnrkey and oyster supper at
Jrs. George Washington Brooks',
'he quarry band wa3 employed for the
ccasion.
The well fever ha? somewhat abated.
Everybody has a well and we are
lappy.
Elias Jamison has moved his large
amily to the city of Columbia and has
ented the Hampton [mansion for sevral
years. So much for haviug a_job
.t the dispensary.
Master Pope Brook3 has 'returned ;o
he Crocked Run section, having been
ritica'.iv ill at hi? mother's residence.
Ie was for several days speechless,
Liking for chicken soup and beef bash.
Mr?, W. H. Walling's blackberry
viue is said to be very fine. She will
end several bottles to the State Fair
his year.
Willie ileltonhas built a pen for Lis
tog ont of a c'gar box.
W. Q, Walling So S^n's store.at tin
[uarry is doing a large business. It
i^eps open some days about eight
niuutes, that is in case the clerks do
lot gc out hunting. The millinery
bpartment this year will be in charge
if Miss Marie Louise Hitchcock, of
5?i>io Thnt* cf?r>nrAr1 fhiis lfldr
sonsiderable troable and expense.
The gerraan that will take place at
tie quarry on tke 27tb. will end the
'estirities foi this season. President
iV. II. Jamison has secured Gilmore'e
5*nd, and he will himself lead the
jerinan.
W. F. Pierion has been sick for seviral
creeks with a severe case of "nerrous
debility," We are pleased to,say
le is out once m)r: and pulling the
hrottle on 237.
S cretiry Cha*. Prou-e, of the SCom
Initers' National Union, pai.i the
[lurry a s'lort visit a few d> ys ago.
-le found tbc union >n good order and
,1 the membon hi good slanging, but
I! of 'ham titling down
Mtster Leslie Lylesbide all his iciaive>
and friends gosd-bye, but did
10! ?:o to Charlotte. S.
January 23, 1899
When You Have a Bitl Coiit
You want the best medicine ihat can
io r.hfainp.i nnri thn.r is (;himber!ain's
Ji>ugh Remedv.
You W3lit a retriedy that will not
niy give quick relief but effect a permanent
cure.
Y<m want'a remedy that will relieve
be iun<?s and keep expeetorali >u easy.
Y u want a remedy that will couneract
any tendency toward pneumo
iia.
You svant a remedv that is pleas uit
nd sa'o t<> take.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is the
nly medicine ia use that meets all of
htsa requirements. This remedy is
anions for its cures of bad colds
broughout the Uoited States and in
aany foreign countries. It has many
ivals, but, for the speedy and permaent
cur^ of bad col 's, stands witluut
peer and its splandid qualities are
very where admired and praised. For
i!c by McMaster Co , druggists
BUCKHEAD AFJF ilKS.
'n' 1 ' A Mm AM AO ti HOiOA An
1 (It) 111 II ?? II lai ILJlsl V.A'1 iaiou \j 11
is plant a'ion is corn. To m?ke your
otnes liappler, farmer?, I would say
!ant more C3rn and less colton. Tiv
tie experiment of making all our
urns self-sustaining, or as near ?o a;
re 'an, by the intensive syslim of
irmii-g in everything we planf, by the
uroisgh preparation and feeding the
in J. At'er you are certain of bavlg
enough food crops cf all kind :o
like eve -vthing plentiful and happy
)r al! things on ttae farm for twelve
;>rg months, then p.ant coltov. on the
ur-baie-to-the-acre system, wmco re iiies
so much less (o be planted !o
I the cotton von need. This has
pi on done iu Georgia. This plan, to
ir-vat ex*etit, is being done by the
*r:: ers of onr county, that is the
^ricultnral club farmers. One of
icut inade two bales weighing nearly
: e thousand pounds, and another one
iade nearly the ?atne amount of cot>n,
and very good \ields of corn and
: her food crop? are certified to and
^ported in The News and Herald
Iy fatb-T made twenty-ft ur hundred
iuik.'s of sci d cotton ononeacreof
d laud 0:1 the Dr. Cloudsys:e:n?four
iet row^, in checks of three or four
:et, one s:a!!; i;i a place. That was
bout iSH. and before guano had come
lto list*. That was thought to le the
est yield iu tbe county at that time,
'hose were good old slavery times,
'ith plenty of cotton, corn and other
Dod crops.
This has been a very hard, cold,
loudy winter, with much rain and
:e sleet and snow. There was a
eavy fro11 and froz;n ground this
lorning and a lignt snow j esterday.j
'he farmers lnve a little wheat and
inch oats to sow jet. The rain3 have j
ia:le ih<? road< veiy bad. i
Tne many friends of Mrs. U. Ladd
will regret ;o hear of the serious iil-j m
lie?- ff her danger, Mi?- Josephine. J
Wo m!! f. el a deep s ; U-i-:r?de : ? :f e 1 j
oa?e a; (i ti u>* ? ii.tt Go' ui!! <[ a-e l.e m
tv 1: r blc, h! ti l ;;io:her . ^
W'<-arc Riu- li a'ilie.l y ur ::ipe- is 4
jus: i.- t< iia-<1 th:r pi ohibi;! cau-e j M
? the t a'i-e ot'th coming i ci-.eiation ! 2
the cau>' of ?obii> ty and pi a:.1. I a in !
glad to see this advocattd by our cor-1 a
respondents 5
I close with the prayer for the sac- %
ce-g of ill* cflorts uf the fanners :o :
m..ke lhiir farms self-sustaining and f
I 4
by the bles-iog of God have pcace,; 4
plenty and liappiiseis. J. C, F. j f
Jauuary 20, eS09.
I5LYTIIKYVOOD NOTES. , ^
J ilr. J. W. Blain had the misfortune j
| of having his store broken open a few j 1
! nights ago, or it is supposed that the I ^
| ro^ue concealed himself under the ! J
counter before Mr. Blain closed the' ^
store and then helped himself to a g
suit of clothes and a srreat many o;her | g
things. Seme of the s'.o'cn goods i J
have been found where the rogue dis- ^
tributcd them among otber colored
people, but it has net as jet been ascertained
who did the stealing.
Mr F E Hood is now oecupjing the
house which wa9 vacated by Mr MM
Clinkscalcs.
Mr II L Baxter went to Columbia
last Monday.
Mr ri A Crown and family are
vi-iting relatives i:i Batesbnrg.
Mrs A M Black, of Columbia, is
spending awhile with her father and
mother, Dr and Mrs S W Bookhart. ^
Mr George Moore, of R'.dgcway,
paid a flying visit to cur city last
Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Carrie Brown returned home
last Sunday,
Mr A L Dunn has beeu visiting
relatives in Winnsboro.
Miss Lizzie Rains.returned to Columbia
last Thursday after visiting her
father Mr J M Rains, who lives near
Myr:le.
An old negro man, known as John
IlaU, wh> lived near here wbs found
dt^adjn his house one morning last
weik. It was supposed thit he froze
to d \;tli dnrizg the night.
Mr Lawrence Wooten and family,
of Smiths, S C, are the guests of Mr
and Mrs Lem Vv"oo(en.
"Taffy," we are very glad to learn
? ? ? > Uabx/] a rv? 1\ A
tnat you arc sun nuuiucmu uLLiv*>g iu?
living, though we Jiope that nest time
yoirnppcar you will be "in a belter
humor/' I presume yon hive heard
it =aii! (here was a difference in "having
a c:o?s tJ b.arand benn* as :roiS as a
bear.*"' Chrysanthemum.
January 21, r99.
For Over Fifty Years.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup
has been used for over fifty years by
millions of mothers for their chlidieu
wliile teething, with perfect success.
I; soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wind colic, and is
the best re:i.e.-Jy for diarrhoea. It wili
relieve the poor little sufferer immediately.
Sold by druggists in every
part of the world. Twenty-five cents
a battle. Lie sore and ask for "Mrs
Winslow's Soothing' Syrup," and take f
no >tber kind. d-26fxly
i; LA III NOTES. -!
, I
k \JU aWUKfMUiiy Ull Ui?: uivi i'i~ v?i |
(he 12th inst. one conhl ca-iiy imagine
thern!e'v ?= to l ave been ?piri*c?l from
their no'.v cunny southland to il:c icy
ivgi? n-? !i * 6!cct rain
having I illvn th? day and i.ight
previous, encasing ev.rvthin^ in ice,
amber cirth presented a scene boh
pio'uiT.-qa: ii;ul beautiful. We were
visually within the bemuds of Icc:at>d.
According to DeYo^'o prediction we
may i xpect a month of intensely c -Id
*\ ea:.':cr.
Tin* .holidays passed ''ft' quie'ly
indeed, s far as social features are
ceiicrm?*d. Not rven a weddmg to
reporr. In ibis our neighborii^ :owns
are ahead, but ihen we have no real
old maid* or bachelors vet.
Several of jhe ynnc?r hdies found
pleasure i i bird hunting. As an inducem-nf,
the young men offered
them tho privilege of carrying the
game.
The teachers are interested in their
wo:k ogain. Edncation is so ennob- *
ling and np'ifting, parents should
take tn > c interest in 'he educa'ion of
their ctiil trcn
Mr and Mrs Srnythe, of Louisville,
Ivy, spi nt several days tccently at
i he home of Mr J 0 Ft aster.
We hear Mr J E Blair is to ercct a
dwelling enon near MrsS E Blair's.
Oar l-.'vvt) is growing
T ... I.-..lil i< ri'iiti ill with
* " " I \ 1
pneun. n;a \|
Tlic many friemN of Mrs C Ladd \|
read ^ itii interest the sketch of her ?
Cf
u-chil, unselfish Jifj. She is still a
beautiful ? xiinple of cheerfulness and
thonghifnlness for others.
Success (o Tlu; Xevts and Herald.
Juitia^y 20, '89. Novice. Prj
C
Wc
Vi?
Kidney Complexion. S
too
Thj pale, sallow, sudkcn-ctieeked, f
di-;tre-scd looking people you so often Ccj
treet are alllic.cd witn "Iiiducy Com- oc:
plcxou." ,
Their kidney? :uv turning to a parsnip
color. So is their c tnp[exi>M. ?
They i'i <v also have indigestion,or
sufl r r.iin > ! cp'essnpss, rheumatism,
neuralgia, In.. tionble, nervous exhaustion
and son;-Hies the heart acts
b idly.
The calls-; is weak, unhealthy kid-|
neys.
Usnally (he sullerer from kidney dis- j
ea^e docs not find out wt at jhc trouJ
b.'e i- *isiii! it is almost too use, because I A:
j thii first symptoms .-.re ? ? iiko mild j
s"ckne-s Lh.tt they do not think they
need a medicine or adocw until they
find t'crnselves sick in bed.
Dr. Kilmers Swamp-JZoot wii! build j
up and *treii2thsn their we?k and dis- Cc
e:i*. ri kidneys, durify their disused,
k??i *- ;)>iau:.ed ulooj, clear their
cotnpuxhn aud soon they v\i 1 exjjy
better health.
You can get the regular sizes at the
drug store, at fifty cents and one dollar,
or vou may first prove for yourself
- * *t.: . ?
tbc wonderiui virtues oj iun ^icmi
disc >vcrv, Swamp-Iioot, by sendiDgf j
rr.nr nddi'CSS tO I)l\ Kilmer ?? Co., j
Bingliamton, N. Y., for a sample botile
iir-d a hook that tells all about it,
both sent to von absolutely free by
rani!. When writing kindiv meDtion
that \ou readtiiis liberal offer in The
News and Ilerajd.
1 A FRZCANA w?li cure Constipation and ' r*
** is a wonderful Liver Medicine. Trvlt ^
|t?w<
lY After von have ti
?S? other preparations, ;
|X to relieve you, then
if GERS
f FEMALE
!|| TH*oe(G-. I
|| IT WILL C
arc
||| FOR SALE BY ALL DI
(? L. GERSTLE & CO.,
Sole Manufacture)
CLEAMN
IE ARE ANXIOUS TO C
WINTER STOCK in a
- - - - goo
CUT P
It have some special values
Patterns and Dress Fiann
offer special bargains
WE NEE
And foa a little money \vi
Trv it
J
jeCALDWEL
eanaa??????? ?c^???mam?P
Hes ?f$|
Well fS
_ JSP
Z5I1UU
j So can handle his y
load in safety and
comfort. If
you are well
shod with SELZ '^0^^
SHOES you can perform
your daily duties in safe
100.
It won't cost you any mere
SHOES than if yc/u purchased ir
other makers, and the difference
ing qualities will make your
well as your feet.
For sale by
a D. w
P. S.?WHITTEMORI
SHOE POLISH, 15c.; reg
sfly,Quick!;,cn^yRestcr :
ASSET!!; HEBHtSfc s;;
ec to Core " ;2cnim2, Fit", 'izrit.css. Kyst
rvf-L:; Debility, Lr?C Vit.' ! r, S :mii:r! '!. .
iling Memory?the result o. Ov*-.--\vorlc. \V.
knvsi. "Crrors of Youth C'.-er-incukcc
bOj. and Si: V iJOxes $ >.
*01 |>os:civ?s3c V *:pirTir:-,t5; ;n ?>::
rn'": s> ' .l^'en- .v ? .i> T Hi-:- ;ir.?! .
;a!i:y YSLL' Vf :vi II t ?ECirL-*. ui
crs^i il! ?".ve ittcn-tb ja<i t. ne if cv^rx'j.n:t
left i tifirma <etit ;rc-. Chsapcs: an<f !"-vt.
Pili ... h: ,Tir il.
-Rc r.??' tK->tE of tb : tc'1" Ts/iancsc LI r
llcts \ -ill K- g:v ; with a lv?x r niwre e: M
ic .rvisie 'r- . oi - L.y
J. J. OBEAR, Druggist,
Wiiinsboro, S. C.
1 HAVK
1ST BO
5 protty a Stock of Goods as
has ever been brought to
the towa,
insisting in part of Rogers S:
Bro.'s celebrated plated wares
?L.-idles, Knives. F o r k s,.
? n ? n _
Spoons, Carving sets, c\rc.
?ALSO?
Handsome China Cake Plates,
Berry and Salad Dishes,"
Vases, Cracker Jars, <fcc., <fcc..
aud invite an in?pection of
them at your earliest convenience.
Eespectrully,
. M. CHANDLER
ied Doctors and all
J ^taarr 'S'i2?Io^ I
diiU UiCJ aid y use
48 !
.' \Vgt i
TLB'S f;
PANACEA. ;|?
P. F.)"4""JURE
YOU. :>? j
2ALERS EN MEDICINES. :
' 7 /j?j% j
*-T j
Chattanooga, Tenn- _ '(-J) |
rs and Prc-rictors. -S) j
X vife ' .! $ S
ce Sale.
,1.?M I, I, c
I
:LOSE OUTBALANCE OF
.11 lines and offer all heavy
ds at
RICES.
in Dress Goods, especially in
els, at low cut prices. We
> in Wool Underwear. ^
'D CA5H,
11 give a great many gyods.
and see.
,L & RUFF.8^1
j
ji
t
to buy St.L.?. Jj U j
iferior grades of J JIMJ1
in the wear= | |f|' 1
pocket glad, as 1
HLLIFORD.
i'S BEST GILT EDGE
uiar price 25c.
: Tax Retnris, 181
The Auditor's ofGcc will be open to
y, t<i\- vAfni'os frnm .T?nnsr?' the* I
;l?-t to February 20(h. Ail persons*
t f?.is::i?r to make returns within the
above mentioned dates will incur the j
50 per cent penaity. Aii ;r.a!c citi-1
zons between {'no ot 21 and GO are |
j liable t<? pni! tax u;;'c;s exTr; t b- i
J The Auditor or hi< deputy vr:i? I
be af the foiiovrii phces on days
specified and ti;e brda! c2 of time * '
i February 20th in clTicc in Wiri!;=n in>. j
i Albion, Tuesday, Janaarv 10.
Ruokhcod. Wednesday, Janua v 11 [
Wolliiijr. Thursday, January Yl
Orosbyvide, Friday. January !;
Woodward, Saturday. Jarniarv 4
'A'Mio Ho!.- \TAJH1tv .I'ITIII- I-V U
j Gladdens Grove. Til's iav. Sa liin I
I17i
Flint 11:1, \\ fediii >:;hv, Jmaai y j
j itidgeway, Friday, > JO.
Lougtowi', Mo a day, 20.
('eutreviil.', Taei'liv, J-uiMari i!.
! M. L. C?> :?? v=, We,;:i. niav. -la: u .1 - J
125 " " 'j
Blyihcwt od. '1 hursda;. January 2G. J
i Ilorcb (F M. Cnrice's:t;re)Fridaj. j
I T * 1
I jsiuni'v, -i.
! Moiuicellt-', Mondiiv, J\t niry *j
i .Tonkinsvillo. Tuo-'l:r , Jv.uvtr .'11 i
JL. HI- ;ii .;oxi>. A. b a I
j 12-17
I
i pr r- Y ^ P - ^
i U 1 d i C/ a
i
j A TR.U T OF 17-3 .V RIO- OF
| land, On JVl; o Rivoi*, Cio: 10 j
; L). \1. liroun, :;nd j;?.uu-!eci by I;iuds
i of ].<e e^.i'O f 11. ( Sferi
? ;i ii an?'. ''>
F??r ift-ti.s >!v so
A - & '-V. I). DOl'uLASS.
11 17 Atl?::.e\s, ?Vi:i;:fe!;oro, S. C,
' in???
SHESUFFS SALE. |
' ' vi rr - \T. unoN"
; v |. v fJ i;;K?n
. ; cas.'i hi<"'er
. '-.o : v.. in i jio-.x-i'. i W ns"
re. S. 'J , <?ti t!.e ii:.V ??-.. in
Kii/ u.-iry. o:u) ermine ami l>oi er ?ne
b ;p ?'*^i *. r.v.d a" o !- ami if la?:i.
: i- al':lcli rt;.d f;<-I'l'ij/ipiTli e-???.
Lev .1 prt>uert\ "t ?J. D.'
Ne;!! ! C HI I 1' l3c-l\>ries -1 ::??!- *
tile i < rnnHSr.
' II. h' ELLISON, S. F. <).
\\ n-boro, .">.'0., 13, 1899
??.?__? g
CLERK'S SALE. ^
-;ce of sourri cabolina,
(' INTV OK KAIKtltJUU.
. v) CRY Or COMMON PLEAS. ^
> A v cMeekin vs. William D.
j v Is, i . w is own right, aod as Ad*
is i .-.a: of the estate of Joseph
!>;.vis, .'J^cea=ed, Fannie C.
'.v i. The V.'innsboro Bank *.nd
iF.smers and Mechanics Bank, |
| X pursa.-ii'ce of an order of the
1 tonr o! Common' Pleas, made in J
c above stated case, I will offer for
bsfore ihe Court House door in
v?'i:;i:sboro, S. C-, on the J
FIRST MONDAY IN FEBRUARY
!jcxt? within the legal hoars of sale, at
public ontcry, to the highest bidder,
ihc following described property, to
wit:
Ail that tract or parcel of .land situ
ate in the County of Fairfield, in tbe
State aforesaid, a little south of tb?
village of jlonticello, containing
XIXE HUNDRED AND TWENTY
Acr< ?, more or Jess; being the same
tract of land conv??\ed to Joseph K.
Davis, tie.^ased, by John Banskett, by
derri d ,u d the 4th day of April,
.SGi, and recorded in Baok WW, page '
246. ?n the office of the Register of
Mesne Conveyances of Fairfield Conn11,
and described in said deed si
bounded on the north by lands 9t
Ttomas Bell, William Blair, E.' F. i
Ly'es and the said Joseph K. Davis;
on (be east by landsv of Joseph K.
Davis and Jonathan Rabb; on tb?
so nli by lands of Dr. Thomas Farman
and John WLiingham; and on the west
by John Beil, John Willinghatn and u
Thomas Be.U, the present boundaries I
of the said land bein^ more p&rfica- 1
larly indicated by the plat made by I
Edgar Trapp, Surveyor, on the 25th ?J
day of Aagust, 1398. The said premises
to be first offered f..?r ps'e in separate
<rsct* or parcel as indicated on a
I plate thereof made by Edgar Trapp,
| Serve-vor, on t c 2&h and 25th An- i
i gust, 180S, ^rhica plat is ILed In the
j cfiic? of the : l^r k of the Cocrt In the
I record of liiis cause, and viil be ex
' hibikd on day c sale; ti;e bids of the
hiVirst bxiders :or said separate tracts
lo be accepted by the e:k conditionally
'hat is op u condition that ?he
| premise- .??< n - ;1 as one enttre tract
{hereinafter d?r cted, -hall bring lesa J
I than the vgzrtgvv of tin.* amount* of
I the highest bids f.?r the tracts as offered ft
j separately. A-.u when all of said . ^
; separate "tracts c r parcels have been
: oUered for sale and knocked down to
i tbe highest bidders therefor condition
a.'y us above so: forth, the said U'^ric s
siil:; oiler the Oiiiire premises, made
up of said pi reels m masse, as a single "v M
undivided- irr.c. If the aggregat of ;
the amounts oi I be highest bids bid ~=
for *aid tracts or pare Is offered sepa- ; a
ratelv shail exceed the amount bid tor
the entire premises as a wbple, then
:he (\erk ?bil!, upon compliance wJth
;Le irms cf sh!c, execute to'each of . "
th.- ret]-'c ive purcha-srs for snicj
(" pi.: ate ; acts a ci^ed for the traofc ss
fepaVj-tcly ro:-i. Bat if the amount
b for the cs:;re premises en&tatse's*
a.-i^Ie tract shall exceed the aggresr^i.
of the amounts of tbe^hignest 1
i/cflend lor ?he said prejnise* as J
c . ".'ios.' iv sold in separatfe tract?, I
t Ik :j fbc snid L lei k sh-itl execute a 1
<!eoi >' ;h en*ire premise? to the high- / f
e-i i .dder the euiiiv tract, and tb? v
Out - : r i .1 naci^ as uuercu
iy - &:i b<: a boll v diricgardea, (Piat
o; s-id kn:i can be ?cen ia Clerk'i
?lILe ai ?m> time before sale day, if
desired.)
THBMS OF SALE.
Occ-thiid ut ihe purchase-rnoney to
be piid in cas-h on the day of sale, the
balance in mo equal annual instalments
from 'he d**" ?-f ?ale, with interest
from iheda* of pale at eight per
ecu aim Ler annum, to te secured by
the bond of ihe purcnaser or patch*?
ers a;:d a mortgage or mortgages of
i!:e premises ?old, or for ail ca^h at the
op'i'-rj of the } urci aser or purchasers.
1!' purc'i if-cv or purchasers to pay for j
aii necessary papers. And if the parch
isrr Jails to coraplv with the terms
of sale, ti;e Clerk resell the said
premises on the same or some succeeding
enlesdav on the same terms without
further/ application to the Court,
an.: bt the risk of (he former purchaser.
Sold at the ii?k of the former purchaser.
M II. JENNINGS,
Jan. 13ib, 1899. (J. C P. F. C.
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A Fresh Lot of
Buist's
I
Garden Seed
and i
Onion Sets.
ifMfi S Mm
UUliiUi Ui UJJJJOll.
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