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PUBLISHED BVERY WEDNESDAY*
-BY
.NarvSAND HERALD COMPANY.
TSR>IS, IN* ADVANCE:
Oao^Ttir, ... 91.50 .
Six MvHthn, - -75 !
WfVNSBORO, s. C.
wa^??c.Mv fiPM^Ainliftr 13- 189D
II Vuuvo ?WJ? ^ ,
A HOT TIME IX KENTUCKY.
No S a:e should envy Kentncky her
cimp:?i/ri tbis yrar We much prefer
the industrial development of Sooth
Carolina to (he red hot campaign in
Kentucky.
An illustration will show how lively
the campaiga tor Governor really is.
A few nights sgo Goebal, the Democratic
nominee for Governor, attacked
ex-Congressman Owens, saving that
the reason Owens opposed him was
because he, Goebel, bad cau.=ed to be
passed an ami-gambling law, "thereby
interfering with ttie regular easiness j
of Owens."
Of course this made O^eus nia<i?
andlerepli-d t? Goebt-l. A few of
Otfeiia' expressions will show how
.hot he was. Goebei'i statement was
characterized as "maliciously fa's*,"
for Goebel was not even a member of
tbelegislature wben tbe gambling bill
wa? passed. Bat this is tame. Sooth
Carolina is used to this mild language
in politics. Owens did not stop here.
"Murderer, thief, liar," a?-e the charges
made by Owens sgainst Goebel
"Murderer" because he killed John
D. Sandford, "who-was trying to reelect
Joe Blackburn to the United
Stales Sesate; that he made war on
Sanford, and caused to be printed an
articlc against Sanford so vile and
infamous that it cannot ke lead before
a lady, knowing wheu he wiote it,
thatitwouid not end there, and that
that Sandford would call him to account."
"Goefcel," it is alleged, "held
his pist?] under his coat, and at the
first frign of Sanford's drawing," he
killed bim, and the widow of Sandford
was sent to a madhoiwe in consequence.
Goebel was "a thief" because he
stole the nomination.
Goebel wis a "Jiar" betanse be
promised to omiuate Stone.
Keatucky U a fighting State, and
this incident may end a9 tbe SandfordGoebel
affair.
The pabiic U pretty tired of hear*
ing of dispensary irregularities, and
the only remedy that we Fea to end
"scandals" in the bu*iue>8 is to knock
the whole machinery to pieces, and
license individuals to sell liqnor nnder
the same regulations as govern the dispensary
system.
The periodical sensation in the board
of control happened a few days ago.
It appears that there have been some
"irregularities in the matter of ship
~ a?
ments irom toe state mspeusary *uu
that sales of liquor bad been made io
the institution to certain parties. Ship*
piog Clerk Black preferred the charges.
He charged that the commissioner,
Mr. Douthit, had sent out contraband
beer, for which no entry appeared
on the books, and at another
time some beer was put in a buggy
and no record ma^le of it, other charges
were made practically to l he same
e?f=ct.
These>re small matters, and were
explained to the board to it^ satisfaction.
The point, however, is that these
dispensary employees are forever
making charges against one another,
and the public would like to know
why it is.
A Virginia mob actual'y ended a
tr??i in a rv>nrf of instice. The mob
** *w* "" "" *"" tf
went to the court house, ordered that
the trial of a man for having attempted
to assassinate a Mormon elder must
stop, and the Mormon wa3 taken out
and told to leave, acd that there was
no law in Virginia for the protection
of Mormons. The conflict of authority
between the regular channel for administering
law and mob law is sharply
drawn in this case. How much
further will it go?
i fTnavn ITorr Tv j rn.
l I lftC.A9UUC>a X' iiUDj VI u?u
well, will command the highest respect.
He reported tbat his predecessor,
his own father, wa? a defaulter
for aboat $i.000. It was a painful
duty, bnt he did not flinch.
The weather bureau annouiced the
last '>f August that the backbone of
summer had been broken. Monday,
Tuesday and Weduesday (the 4th, 5th
and 6th) it showed a very strong backbone.
Exgl^t> does not propose that the
Unisei States shall have a monopoly
of "tbe benevolent assimilation policy,"
and ]England will try assimilating
the Boers.
Flaying c*rds have advanced from
5 to 10 per cent. Perhaps, it would do
bo harm if tbe advance wa3 100 per
cent or even more.
Many of onr correspondents are
very delinquent. We hope that an
improvement will be made this month.
A demand for dwelling houses in
Winnsboro suggests the need of a
building and loan association.
For Over Fifty Tears.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup '
has been used for over fifty years by
millions of mothers for their children J
while teething, with perfect stccess. 1
It soothes the child, softens the sump,
allays all pain, cures wind colic, and
is the best remedy for diarrhoea It
will relieve the poor little f-ufFerer
immediately. Sold by druggists in
every part of the world. Twenty Sve 1
cents a bottle. Be sure and ask for 1
"Mrs. Winsiow'a Soothing Syrup," 1
and take no other kind. M-17 1
nnin nrrnnimn ;
m mmi)
BY CONGRESSMAN STANYARNE WILSON
OF THE FOURTH SOUTH CAROLINA
DISTRICT.
The Payne-Hanna BUI?Its Provisions Fully
Explained and the Entire Snbject
Handled in an Able and Statesmanlike
Manner.
GtctnzUU Daily Times.
To the Editor of Ihe Daily rimes:
I lake this my first available opportunity
to comply with your request or
snggesiion, contained in a recent issue,
that I contribute to your columns an
article upon the subject of ship subsidies.
The subject is a very large one,
and its full treatment would require
much time and more of your space,
than I should like to oonsume. I
therefore try to give your readers an
uuadorner general view of tbe subtrifh-vnt
trnincr into details, but
whic'), however, i hope is sufficient to
place them in possession of essentials.
Th-, subsidy niea ure before congress
is k.iowu as t^e Hanna-Payne
subsidy bid. Ii provides t?iar the
secretary .-f the trea-ury may e:: er
Int> 20-year contracts with prcse.it
American owners of sh;p* a?.d with
ci iz-jns v. no propose to build ships
within th-' next live jears, by vvt.ic'i
the government will pay cac.i of ihurn
a bounty or cents ptr ?m pur
100 nautical ini'cs for t!;e firs: 1,500
mile?, hui! one cent for every addi
lional J00 ;3ile?, both for the outwa^.i
and the :eiurn voyage. Addition il
compensation, varying from one cen'
to 2 3-10 c Tits per 100 miles, a ccrdiui
to the -iz- and >.pee<l of tfce ships, wiil
beallowe ' t-.tr c*rr}inij (he tuai!?, in
lien of tbi present compensation paid
by the ^oyerument for that purpose.
Tbecwne.s eontractiug are required
to give bo ;d jo add to ihe tonnage of
the country <o the extent of at .'ei?t
25 per cent. of their present holdings.
The bili aho aliows foreign built
ships of vfrch 30 per cent, of tbe
stock was owned b) Americans, or
ships contracted for iu foreign yards
by Ameiicms, on or before December
1st, 1898, t > be admitted 10 American
registry, upon condition tint the owners
acquire the whole title and also
lhat tbey contract (o build within five
years at :easl 50 per cent, of the
amount of tonnage so admitted to
regislry (tbe foreign tonnage here
contemplated is supposed (o amount to
about 200,000 tons). It also provides
that the ships shall be subject to enovention
by the government: that is, to
be drafted into sprvice iu time of need,
at a fair valuation. The othi.r features
of thj fci!l are not important. It
contains tvo innovation? ripou (ha law
and marit'DC methods of this country:
(1) It bestows a ship bounty, variously
estimated at from five to eight
million dollars per year lor 20 years.
(2) It admits foreign ships, already
owned by Americans to American
registry.
ic was prepared oy a cuiluuiucc ui
shipowners and shipbuilder?, and introduced
in the feuafe by Senator
M. A. Hanna, of Ohio, and in the
house by Congressman 6. i l'ayne, of
New Yotk. The committee on comment
of the Senate and the committee
on merchant marine and fisheries
of the house mads favorable reports
upon the b:: 1 in the las' congresa, but
they were Lever considered. The presumption
is that tbey will be again
introduced next session. The Republican
party will be divided over it, a
small minority of thein opposing it.
Tha Democratic oartv wiil oopoj-e it,
almost soli.ily, with the possible exception
of a few eastern members. It
is not likel} to pass.
Both panies and all members are
agreed that our foreign commerce will
be increased, by increasing the number
of ship9 car. ying the American flig,
for, as a gei eral rale, 4\rade follows
the flag." It cannot be denied that
our foreign commerce is somewhat
ridiculous i>i its comparison with that
of even fifth rate r.oweiv, and that to
a certain exrent that condition is attributed
ne decline o' <?ur ?h'DT)inir
interests. -Vc have bat 3? per cent",
of the fchip t^nc&ge of the wor <1.
Opponents of a high protec iv<; (aiiff
claim that trie condition is largely due
totbe restrictions placed by ihe tuiff
npoa commo-rce. by wi.ic'i wall kg
shut oarselv ofi the seas. In excluding
foreign countries from selling their
products a.:<i manufactures t-> our
people, in o der that our own manufacturers
m :y prosper ar the expense
r\f itio re>~f ..t tlio nennlp cup fhprpliv
prevent ou: ships?ever, if we ha<it
tbem?from securing from 11? >-e coun
tries retartj cargoes. Iu -year
5,000 foreign vessels came t:> j ?? in
ballas'. la running the a iu:dl
balance of'rnde in oar favor to over
$600,000,000, it is uo wonder ihat we
cannot poin. to prosperous shipping
iuterests. With higb protection to
land iatere&t--, there can be bnt one
fite for frco ships. The unnatural
law protect*, one ar, tbe expense of (be
other. Eo?. tnd grants no sub.-id> :for
her ships, except mail contracts and
tnKsnnliftn r- . mnun s??TifVi Jioi; hp:*
VVUVAVU V / iU|/vwci??.*vo j "Vi- ?v %?wv
she deprive t.er ships of com-nerce by
a high tariff Their large prosperity
is dae to h?r unlimited freedom of
commerce. However, I shall no; make
an argument? >pace forbids?but, s-LaJl
simply preset the facts and reasons j
wbicD may b1 offered for and against
the subsidy > ropositiDn.
The home of onr -hipping interests,
aside from Iho great lakes ana river.-,
is New England, tbe North Atlantic!
and recently the North Pacific. 13 ~
inheritance from the Dutch (who at
the close of the 17th cenlury owned]
- -C G* _
uail vl uuiuye a luniiU^v;^, u.
ihose who resided at Levden, New
Englanders .vere from llio beginning
shipouilders.
As early.a? 162i Cradock had a shipyard
at Medtord. In 1G36, the Desire,
bailt at Marblehead, was cDga^ed in
bringing1 slaves into the ccnuiry. (bee I
Naval War Records, voi. 1, page 367.)
During the era of oar golden days
upon the sea? that section had a practical
monopoly. Iu Carroll's Historical
Collections of South Carolina, Ih-jre
is this extract: "Bat with all this
trade, we have few or u j ships of our
own?we depend in great measure
upon those seat from Great Britain or
such as are i.uilt in New England."
These eectic is would ba the chief
beneficiaries of government aid towards
sbipba Iding, (hough Ohio and
other states u^on the great lakes would
reap largely Irom it. The rest of the
country, and especially the inland
6tates, would receive but resultant and
more or ies.^ remote benefi's. The
argument brought to bear npon tLern
is "the {renei.il good of the country
from an enlarged commerce," the same
argument which avails them in the
nroDDsed ?eizire and "benevolent as
simulation'' ot (he Philippine?, now in
progress.
Thecffectof the Diugley tariff act
of Jane, 1897, has been five-fold: (1)
to reduce the amount of import dunes
col'ec'cd at oar cnstom houses from
$2.16 per cip'.uim (wlvch had been
the average to :he previous 20 vears)
to $1 40 por ? ;pitum; (2) to correspondingly
de<. eased importations; (3)
to pro lanto <v rifine our ptople to the
purchase and consumption of our own
manufacturer-; (4) to the same extent,
to take from e.;r produce sellers and
manufacturer- their farmer foreign I
markets, and (o) to force them to
| seek othor markets. This last eflfeet J
h= tho rtans,^ of ihi? administration I
reaching out for the Philippines.
With that new market opened up, new
ships to reach them wili he ths imperative
need of the couutrj?a necessary
accoinpanimcst Hence the llan
na-'Payne su'j^My bi'J. The Spanish i
and Philip;>i??e wars have already in-!
creased the. expe; .se; of the govern-j
ment from $5 a hea<- to $5. The pro- !
posed subsidy will add to that burden. I
The benefits of the subsidy will go j
almost wholly to the few shipbuilder* !
and shipowners; while the increased
taxation, like that resulting from the
war, will be distributed to all.
Howsver, it is admitted by all that
our shipping interests should be re
vived. Our only way of comiaanicatiug
with 90 per cent, of the people
of the world U by ships. More than
85 per cent, of our foreign commerce
is carried on by foreign ships. In 1S46
we carried SO per cent, of it and 66 per
cent, of it in 18GG. In 1S97, of onr
$1,714,329,043 of exports and imports,
~? /?oT.r???ri nnlv 11 nf>r cent.
UU1 YCSOCiO vauivu v ? r
Of thy total vessel tonnage of 39,331.041
entering and clearing our seaports
iu foreign trade for the fiscal year,
1897, onr part was only 7,24S,62S, or
IS per cent, of tbe whole. Daring
that year only seven steamships bailt
in this country crossed the Atlantic or
Pasific. Of tbe sixty ocean passenger
i and freight lines plying from New
York, only seven are American.
But is this sibsidy tbe remedy?
Its advocates assert that it is, aud
that it is tbe only one. History and
experience are appealed to. Oar first
congress in 17S9, in order to encourage
shipping, imposed 10 per cent, duties
upon goods imported in other than
Ame:ican ships, jast as England was
doing to protect her ships. This continued
until 1S2S, during which period
our ships (wooden) attained an aversga
of 90 per cent, of our commerce.
In that year, by conditional treaties
with Eoglat'd and other countries,
that Jaw was suspended, a --iuanuuio
reciprosity" being established, which
in effect abolished the "additional import"
or discriminative daties. Those
duties remain of force, but can be
abrogated upon notice of one year.
The "encouragement granted by the
discriminating daties has not existed
since 1830.
In ISio a subsidy act was passed,
which continued of force until its
repeal iu 1S58. During that period
[ American ships received in subsidies
- ~
an average of a year. iu
meet tun, act, England raised her subsidies
from au average of $3,000,000
to an average of So,000,000 a year.
The act failed to meet expectations and
was repealed. Would it not fail ugain?
Great Britain catries 56 per cent, of
the commerce of the world, owns half
the tonnage of the world, has 15,000
[ ships afloat and dominate# ono-third of
the world's population. She pan afford I
at any lime to double otr subsidies
with countervailing subsidies. Her
foreign commerce is her chief dependence,
&s agriculture is ours. Her 50
years' advantage cannot be cosnterbalanced
bv subsidies. To be fcffec-.
tive, they would have to be enormous.
Her payments to her ships lor man
and subventions now amount to $4,000,000
a year. We pay ours (the
Amarican Line) $757,000.
It is contended that American ships
cost more in construction and more in
operation than European ships, and
that a subsidy is required in order to
equalize them. The facts are, we
have recently sold to Eugland sheet
plates for the construction of her largest
steamship. H'e produce and make
the bsst and cheapest plate in the
world. Our ship builders umlerbid
English, French and German builders,
in competing for Japanese and Russian
contracts. We build war ships as good
and cheap as any. It is true our work-1
men and sailors are belter paid than i
those of Earope, bnt they are better
mate:ill and do quicker and better
work. They were paid higher tban
tho^c of Earope in the years between
17S9 and 1830, when our shipping held
the seas. England, our successor,
to-dav pays better wages than any of
the countries she lead?, except American.
Thi good wages of oar workmen
acd sailors cannot, therefore, be ussd
as a plea for subsidies. Toe profits to
the builders and owners would be immense,
as the subsidy compensation
would amount to more than the entire
expense of operating ih3 ships. The
indirect benefit to the people &t large ?
is not so apparent or substantial as t")
induce them to make sach extravanu.,t
mj fi'rwn ih?> nrihHfi t.rftas
ury for private emolument. The
coaipa-n* which will be the chief recipient
of it, to the extent of two and
a h*lf niiliou* a year (the luternatioj.al
Nivagiiioa company) now has
1? liip< in scrvice, 8 under the Arnericm
lhg ami 10 under fo-.eigu; and it
admits that it is prospering, and building
lour more snips That company
is the power behind the subsidy bill.
There were two other features of
our maritime legislation of 1789, and
thjv remain of fore? still: (1) that
only American built ships should receive
American registry; (2) that only
A l.nilf china ehniitri on<ratrd in
our coatwi-e commerce. Under the
first, our commerce his undoubtedly
been hampered and rnnch American
capita! ha* brcn forced to fly flags o:
oliier nations over its ships. The
socond l;a-? resulted iu giving our
ships a compete monopoly of commerce
betwicn the ports of our own
comtry (oir coastwise trade), and
they have a toriageof nearly 10,660,000
tons, (Jo cnbio feet being a ton. Relief
to oar ?-hipp:;jg i*itere*t would cer
taiii'V re-wit irora auovrmg our peo-;
pie lo bay ships abroad and fly the
Araeikxu 11*$:; to Trkafc it-tti is, of
course, problemVied. TLa policy lva>
provv'i: erainiJ-tly successful with
Great Britain and other wiritirae
powers o- Eiropo axjJ with Japan.
The repeal ol that legislation is offered
as one retcedv. Another is tke pUci
ing npon tiie free list of all materia1
[ us d in building and equipping a ?hip
[ (a> pr vi-'ol in act of 1872) aud all
eliip supplies, aud the abolition o? or
m;iinta:nin^ r. cipiojilv 'ii all tonnage
duties, s-> :hit-Li > obstruction and
operation msy, like England's, be a*
chc?p and frtc im po-sibl*.
The remedy prop >sed by Sen uor ,
Elkins in his bill to amen J Siicti"/i L
2502 <?f the Ii^vi-ed Statutes, an.l whi ;ii j .
V..<tft.10l I'rt. I
Wil> l'SIUV'3 11 U\ I -ta n/iilii i?v- |
publican conven'.i >m at St. St. Louis, ,
is in oppis tio:i 10 :!ic p-;yme:?t ot -ubs!?l
e> from iht* treasury, a:uI impose
a duty of 10 per con:, ail valorem in addition
(o existing duties upon all goods
imposled in foreign vesstls. This bill
locks to the restoration of the discriminative
duties obtaining prior to
1SG0 and ?hicii in eff<?c*, abolished
by iiw nv < * 1S2S. If the (
bill is passed, it ?\ii, -/i f-onrsa, be j
folio *v;-d by the abro^ati-m >-f n.e : ,
trEiti*-, which can be dor e n,> n '?;xe c
ytar's notic1.'. The subsidy mongers t
will oppose it. b2cause they wih reap t
no direct profit from it, a?id pivtit is (
their main?ori:;<r. Democratic men- ,
bers will oppose it because of its iiigh- ^
protective character. ,
It will b3 to <he interest of the peo- t
pie at large that, in^toa-.i of inc.-easiDg v
the duty by an additional uiscrirriina- i
tive duty of 10 per cent., there be a
d scrimina'ive reduction of 10 p?r 1
cent upon g<jcd- imported in Ameri- t
can fhip-s ? the shippingintcre ts there- a
by beinj ^ncouragcd to the came ex- s
t:nt as they wouid be by Senator
Elhiiis' bill, while th? people would C
at the same titne be relieved of a por- t
tion of the heavy burden of the present
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Dingley tarifi.
The Democracy will resist all efforts
looking to the iu :rease of taxar\
f mnniol inf Offlcfa
| l!uij tul luc ucucul uj iuiui vtjujj
whether such taxation be direct by
subsidies, or indirect by increased
tariff duties.
Stanvarue Wilson.
A Jilght of Terror.
"Awful anxiety was felt for the
widow of the brave General Burnhim,
of M&chias, Me., when the doctors
said she could not live till morninz,"
writes Mrs. S. ft. Lincoln, who attend'ni*)hot
fr>srfnl *5o-ht *4A ! 1 lho:}>*ht
she mu;t sooh die from Pneumonia
but she begged for Dr King's Niw
Discovery, saj?ng iL had more than
once saved her lif , and had cured her
of Consumption. Afccr three small
doses she slept easily all night, and its
.1 >>
mi'iner use uumyjouij ?.ui^u uu.
This marvelons medicine is guaranteed
to cure all Throat, Chest and Ling
Diseases. Only 50c. and $1.00. Trial
bottles free at McMaster (Jo.'s drn^
store.
MYKTLE DOTS.
A deaire to compose something on I
the diftorence between tbe morality
and general soundness of a country
boy and o:ie who Ins been brought up
under t!.e itifl lences of city life, has
long bee i entertained and pondered j
by Us? >nr purpose in so desiring is
to strengthen the bands between the'
two distinct clas-es as in our nnii?>on
it is strictly necsstry for & oirong
unio i between tbfj two to insure tbe
firmie?s of our social and political advancement;
especially d j we think it
necessary in our diar old Smtliern
Suie?, for what are they but the
future of our country; on tbe rising
generation depands, greatly, the good
government of our country.-* But we
have strayed from our first subject.
Fir.-*, a country boy hi?, as a general
thiug, very limited meaus and but
few opportunities to fix and prepare
himself so as to bt? competent of
transacting the political f.ffairs of a
c >untry a? regards an edncation, for if
he is connected with the business of a
farm very little of his time can be
spared in order to procure an educational
qualification sufficient to make
him competent lor filling any important
and high political position.
Bat we are aware of the fact that
most of our best statesmen are. and
have been born and raised on the
o/.mA rv? fKa ' mrvof nrnmi_
laiui, aiiu oL'mu V/A. p-* vI_?-I*.
neat have had but scanty educational
advantages, therefore we are strengthened
in our belief that what makes a
man qualified for prominent places is
strict moral training.
Then it is an easier task for parents
to train a boy and give him that lasting
impression of moral conception in
a pleasant, quiet, country home where
his daily vocation leads him not in the
way of so many soil inducements a* in
a lively, ru&hing city home, where, as
is generally the case, the father, the
chief head of his trainers and the one
who invariably a bov will imitate, is
too d?ep!y ?on?erned in basinets af
LdlVS lUKL U1C IU XllHd VI L11U1C liuyvit&ncc
than (lie training of his boy.
We do lioI bold, or intend to maintain
that country boys receive any
more ?f this important moral training
than they should, bat possibly some
have more "lost opportunities" than
ihey merit, while other3 are the re
cipien'3 of very few opportunities and
make more out of (hem than the forriiei.
While there may be some ezcep ion?,
the onmry boys have advantage in
that line, where tho^c of the city have
\ disadvantage; tbat is, the city ooy is
tn-iv. apr to g-j astray. Bat without
iX'-eption ihore is thitgeimof manliness
em planted in i he heart of every
youth tha1: will make th^tn prouoire t
in whatever circle they may figure if
it is cul.ivated an! brought to the
right standard; but if it is poluted and
ill >wed to exi-t i?i corruptibleness, so
much w<>rse will be the fatnre destiny
)I >V Liviauwci u iiui cuua ^ vuu
n tv be.
.Just here we would greatly approbate
the opinion of some of our older ,
load?, esoecially some of our states- .
urn. Wrt earnestly solicit the opinion
>f Maj. T. W. Woodward, knowing
bat one "ffi-.ient a'td capable as our
isar oLi ...w -ad firmed of uiute?aieii,
>ne whose career is a perfect type for
hose who have noble inspiration, we
vould earnestly request and real
rith perfect delight any commanicafKnf
DMAVI AfwV^lnmo r\G tiAKlnn^pa
iuus tuai* ouuii cuiu*cui3 vi uui/igugo9
vould deem advisable to give on these
mporiant points. ]
The rains are very beneficial but too
ate to do crops any good; on the onrary,
cotton wi'l coaimcnce to gro?/
gain and cau;e it to cluster, thereby
anting some to rot.
Miss s Annie Sessions aud Effie
'ooper, of Ridgeway, are visiting in 1
Lis sec-ion. ?
Rev A R Phillips and danghler, 1
iSS??22^x?5I58SBSHBB
Pft^TPi1!
! is; ^ a 11 pS 1H
Hrr# g ngiira
For Ik fant s an d Children,
Tl^wa ly?rifa Vfiii
ins aiiiu iou nave
Always Bought
Bears the I t
Signature /jam
h lift4 The
i\J' Kind
\j You Have
Always Bought.
THC CCNTAUB COMPANY, NEW YOUR ClTV.
Miss D'afsie, spent Friday at Myrtle.
Miss Calvert Lomas, an accomplished
young lady of Columbia, returned
in Hav after snendinsr the week
with relatives and friends of this section.
Mrs Ernest Cloud, of Lancaster,
paid her sister, Mrs Alice Dak^, a
ehort visit this week.
Sept. 9.h, '99. Dixie.
jj Blood Tells ^
2 Yes, it is th? iadex to health. If L
? you have bad blood you are likely J
^ to learn that you have Rheuma-1r
g tisrn, one of the most horrible dis- a
r ease to which mankind is heir. If 3
^ this disease has just began its work f
4 or if you have been afflicted for
? ? years", you should at once take the J
$3 wonderful new cure, r
x Rheumacide i
P Thousands have been cured. The
^ summer season is the best time to f
2 take a rheumatic remedy. Nature k
? will then aid the medicine in ef-j
to fecting a permanent, constitution- ?>
a al cure. People with bad blood k
? are subject to catarrh, indigestion. ;
to and many other blood diseases. f>
a To be healthy the blood must be k
? pure. KHEUMICIDE is the;
to Prince of blood purifiers. f
I 7 Sold in Winnsboro by McMastcr^
j Oo. Price $1. ^
KEPOBT OF
M . /M
Mtf siprm
Claims An ;:m\ t:d at tiis last Meeting
of the Board of County
Commissioners Held August
26, 1899.
The following claims weie examined
and approved on State Case Fand of
1899:
No. Amonnt.
681 S D Dunn, $ 6 00
682 J W Team, 5 00
683 D J Griffith, tnpt SUP, 151 00
681 H L jsmiotr, 12 00
685 R S Spencs, 18 75
686 Jno N Lemaster, 25 05
687 D W Baff, 13 20
68S R E EllisoD, Sheriff, 36 90
689 DL Glenn, 12 50
fiQO F. A fJIpnn. 12 50
The following claims were examined
and approved on Road and Bridge
Fund of 1899:
No. Amount, j
667 C W Broom, $12 00
668 H B Refo, 49 13
669 D J Griffith, supt S C F, 14 67
670 S C Broom, 3 00
671 W J Fee, 5 70
672 E Trapp, 2 82
673 W F Cleveland, claim $9 30,
allowed, 4 00
674 John S Swygert, 39 94
675 Alex Robinfon, 1 00
676 C W Baoom, 3 50
677 D J Griffith, eupt SCP, 24 40
67S H B Refo, 19 05
679 Jno W Bankhead, 3 65
I do certify that the above statement
is a correct copy of claims approved
apd disapproved at the last meeting
of (ke County Board held on the 26'.h
dar of Augusf, 1899.
B. G TEXXANr,
9 9 County Supavisor F. C.
EALSAM
Cl&m-cs and beautifies the hAit.
Proiaotca a luxuriant growth.
wSS^cvcr Fails to Bestor? Gray
trs Veuthfizl Color. 1
JUS'S Oujca ?ca.p d:-tens?s & hair ialliEg. I
COc, and $1.00 at I>n]gglga_^
SENT FREE
!*o housekeepers?
LisMi COMPANY'S
Extract of Beef.
Cook Books**
telling how to prepare manyJell
cate and delicious dishes.
Address, Liebig Co., P 0 Box, 27 18
New York.
Another Grand Forward Movement at
^COLUMBIA. S. C.
JOHN A. KICE, President.
Prices roduced nearly 25 per cent
for next year. Modem appointments,
jomforts and equipments. New in
irmary. ill?n etanuaru in iniiieeu
Departments. Able Faculty of special
sts. Besi homelike, social and religious
influences. Closest personal
ittenliou to every student. Those
saving daughters to educate can't
iffjrd to miS3 seeing the new cataogue.
Sent or application. 8-1?
I.TKF
i 0
(That's the way the Colurnb
pedal to driving wheel there
The operation of the mac
ism is fixed in its place, a!
straining, wear or loss of pO'
aetion.
The rider eqpends no stre
lar force exerted is utilized i
(
Columbias and Hartfords
contain more desirable feat
4 ^ r
kind. Special cutting or tr
of the chain; narrow tread;
flush joints, which are stror
struction; and bearing brou
ration in machines design
their superiority. Price $3
Vedette Bicycles are st
IPUPli IVlt
JORDAN &
(jETTINCJ
OUR BUYEES ARE B
i
YORK AND WI
RECEIV
Tlnll nd IT/ii
m ill wii
COME AND SEE THI
WILL HAVE WHA
AND HAVE :
Low I
The Caldwell Dry I
J: ' she
The shoes we'll offer are .the ?
that make your feet glad. And
wish to tell you right now, that
though they come from the t
makers we can save you money
ill your shoe purchases.
I HAVE THE LARG
SELECTED SI
ff SHOl
I HAVE EVER
Yours for shoes,
QJ[
THE JOHNSTON
JOHNSTOI
The regular classical axd li
also, three instructors have been empl<
Department for the next year. Courses offc
Book-keeping. At the -completion of any
graduation will be given.
ELEVEN TEACHERS EMPLOYED.
LAST SESS]
Separate boarding halls for boys and girl
Holland, Superinte dent in charge, and wil
cipal, and Mrs M. H. Gary, Matron. Boys
Superintendent in charge, and Prof. F. M." ]
graduates. Boys' Hall is under military di
Next session begins on Tuesday, Se^ernl
The work of the Academic Department is
man. Sophomore, Junior, Senior?and is wJ
whom is a graduate of a first-class college ai
Our school is under Christian influence, b
Rates, includiBg board, tuition, lights, fu<
HOLLAND an
i co O
iO
+ o ^
w ? o ?
9 S S D -a o
< l c n
3 ^ 3 C
? g !? ? >
w ? i. >
S " o
O CO
B
i! A TH1
>F LIFE
ia Bevel-Gear Chainless
is no interruption in the trar
hine is positive. Each part
11 parts move together and t
1 V 1_7_ _ J.?C
iver m cringing mc umcreui
ngth without compensation,
n the propulsion ot the machi
I! HA IN WHEKLS.
are the most popular chai
ures than can be found in
ie sprockets, preventing loss (
narrow rear forks and hub?;
iger than the body of anyt. u
orhf- to the hicrhest decree of 1
S O""" O
ed and built for our exclusi
S5 $5?rong
and reliable. Price $2;
rG. GO., Hartfori
DAVIS, Agents, Winns
TEADY. I
??? i
ACK FROM NEW
i ARE NOW
ING
iter M
SE GOODS. WE
i
I
T YOU WANT
IT AT A
1 - - J- fl
joous uurapauy,
Veil Stir
'fiincrslln
?? jr
pretty lively this winter
and we have prepared to
keep things hot all the
time in the shoe business.
ies for all kinds of weather.
ies for all kinds of work,
ies for Sunday and party wear,
ies for school and play.
li?._. it
SelZ ?fteSOI8 .
. o!the*hoe#
al- that you buy.
** Selz Shoes
on mtlte yoBf feet glatf. j
EST AND BEST
fOCK OF
rr
:o r
CARRIED.
>. W1LLIF0RD.
INSTITUTE,
I
sr. s. c.
i
i
TERARY COURSES OFFERED;
)yed to take charge of the Business ,
;red in Telegraphy, Shorthand and
course a diploma or certificate of
[ON 249 PUPILS ENROLLED
s. Girls' Hall under Prof. W. D.
:e, Miss A. S. Arnold, Lady Prills'
Hall, uuder Prof. F. E. Hinnant,
Ellerbc, both of twhom are Citadel
scipline.
)er 19.
divided into four classes?Fresh- I
holly under male teachers, each of
ad i.s a specialist in his line.
ut is strictly unsectarian.
el, etc , ?10 a month.
]
a F. E. HINNANT,
Co-Superintendents. I
?
: * i
5 ? 2 j
" 10 ? c$
50 ~ ? Q M . I
3 ^ . ts j
A ^ 53 J _l_
? O eS ? ? 0
8 h s H a
S ^ ? >> ^
2 ~ &
? i $ ^ !
o S
T. ^ ?
^ S ?1 ^
o f S 1
Q & S3 ('
[NG : I
Y 11
Rir.vr.lfi mnves. From I I
tsmission of power. ?
of the driving mechanhere
is no back-lash, no
parts consecutively into
Every ounce of muscune.
Price $60 to $75.
in bicycles because they
other machines of their
power through sliding
dropped erank hanger;
be adapted to cycle conperfection
through geneve
use, are evidences of
5 and $26.
Ill
;;
d, Conn.
borot S. C.
LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION.
?
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF FAIRFIELD.
By S. R. JOHNSTON, Esq., Judge Probate. v
WHEREAS, R. H. Jennings hath
made suit to me to grant him
letters of administration of the estate
and < fleets of George T. Sim9, de- -v
ceased:
These arc theiefore to cite and admonish
all and singnlar the kindred and
creditors of the said George T. Sims, -.
deceased, that they be and appear
before me, in the Court of Probate,
to be held at Fairfield Court
House, South Carolina, on the loth
day of September next, after publication
hereof, at IX o'clock in the forenoon,
to show cause, if any they have,
why the said Administration should
not be granted.
Siren uatUr *ay kmi tfcis XOifc day
ef August, A>n? DoaaUi ISM.
3. R. J0H3ST0X,
S-Q1-9I- -Tnftarp of Probate.
~
M W! ,
r ->!
ik
. A FINE LINE OF
'--1
. './-j
Eatalles ami Tobacco.
Cabbage, Battle Axe,
Potatoes, Star,
Oninrifi "Flariv Bird.
Fresh Hams, Dixie,
Smoked Bacon. Monarch.
.a?
ALSO 4
;L<
All kinds of cold drinks?
\S
Apple Cider,
Sarsaparilla,
Ginger Ale,
Soda Water
Give us a trial and we will con- *
vince you tliat we are the; cheapest
house in town.
J. D. Ml k CO,
Just Arrived
and
?For Sale.? :
A NICE CARLOAD OF I10HSE3
and Males. A few combination Saddle
and Harness Horees. I win seil
thorn cheap for ca*h or exchange ih^rn
fcr males or plug horses.
cows.
I will pay the highest cash price for
good Milch Cows; also for Fat Be^
Cattle.
BUGGIESJ ^
I btvc a le -v Second-Hand Buggies
for sale; also one Secon'MIaml TwoHorse
Wzgcn. ?
A. WILLIFORD.
Winnsboro, C..
Kodol
Dyspepsia Cure .
Digests what yon eat.
It artificially digests the food and aids
Mature in strengthening and recon*
>tructing the exhausted digestive orspans.
It is the latest discojgkgd digests
int and tonic. No othdIO&aTatiqD
^n approach it in efflGBoN. ff fcstantly
relieves and permanently cures
nvci-vonci a Tnr? i<rr?<f intl. Hpflrt,hn*?
J'"X:wrkJAU? v J
Flatulence, Sour Stomach, Nausea.
5ickHeadache,Gastra!gia, Cramps, ana
all other results of imperfectr]i<restion.
Prepared by E. C. DeWitt 6 Co., Chicago.
JIC1-:ASTER CO.
W nnsboro, S 0.
Dr. Theo. A. QnalileMai
solicits a share of ths poblic pa*ro:iaye.
Office is that formerly occupied by
:he County Superintendent of Edaca[ion,
in rear of Law Range. 6-Sm
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