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THOS. J. ADAMS, PROPRIETOR
EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 1894.
VOL. LIX. NO. 14.
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E Marvelous Cures
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[For the ADVERTISER.
A Little Ancient History Com
pared With the Doings Now.
MR. EDITOR: Although the peo
ple of South Carolina are making
history every day and perhaps do
not care to look back, I beg leave
to give an incident that happened
ages ago as apropos to the situa
tion in South Carolina to-day.
Many, many years ago, when the
world was much younger than it is
now, long before the inventiou of
gunpowder and fire-arms, a great
mechanician invented a military
machine, or engine, to be used in
battle, which he claimed would
throw enormous stones at an enemy,
and kill hundreds of them at one
discbarge. This machine was
operated-something like the trigger
of a trap, and with a powerful
spring, it was claimed that it would
throw these huge stones for a half
mile or more and with unerring
precision into the ranks of a hostile
Well, th)8 engine was adopted
by one of the nations of antiquity,
but its mechanism and uses were
kept a profound secret for fear
that other nations would catch on ;
and such was the confidence in
the invention and the skill and
repute of the inventor that its
poetical operation was never even
tested. A ttrar'comTfig on, however
made the opportunity. The op
posing armies were drawl) tip iu
line, and the engine brought out
for use. A huge stoup, a ton's
weight or more, was placed on the
machine, and everything made
ready for the trial, a trial which
was to result in the complete dis
comfiture rout and distruction of
the opposition forces. At this
juncture when everything was in
readiness, the General who was in
command of the array which had
the machine stepped back from it
a few paces and gave the word of
command : "Damn it boys, let 'er
roll, and let the man who made the
'Thing' pull the trigger."
In obedience to thiB command,
the man who made the ''Thing"
pulled the trigger and the "Thing"
The stone rose in the air.
Straight up it went, higher and
higher, until it became a mere
speck in the empyrean blue, and
then it began to descend. Straight
down it came, down, down it came
with tremendous force, fell on the
"Thing" that sent it up, broke it
all to pieces and killed the man
who made it. The General took
in the situation at a glance, jumped
on the stone which had done the
mischief and made the army a
speech. He said: "Fellowsoldiers,
the war is over. That infernal
'Thing' has done us up, pointing
at the smashed remains. We will
have to 'fall back' like this damned
rock did, but before we go, we
muat give a name to this 'Thing'
that broke our molasses jug for us.
I move we name it 'Jackass.' "
Everybody in the army seconded
the motion. "Well," said the Gen
eral, "as everybody has seconded
the motion it is no use to put it.
It is already carried. Besides, the
woods in front of us are full of
guyascutesses, whangdoodles, and
Tillmauites. Grease your heels
and light out."
Right there, Mr. Editor, is where
the Jackass started and he hasn't
If anyone should seek to com
pare the Supreme Court of South
Carolina to the "Jackass," General
and all, above named, be it so, for
if every citizen of this State has
an "inalienable right" to sell
liquor certainly the right to think
and talk is equally as "inalienable"
if not more so.
I'll tell you what it is,
And what I've been a thinkin',
I'm a mighty poor scholar.
But 1 do my own drinkin'
And so the Supreme Court;
Can't tell the REASON wnv
Big pifr, little pig,
Root hog, or die.
[For the ADVERTISER.
A Correspondent Charges That
Forty Dollars and a Gold
Watch Were Taken from
Pepper's Body After
He Was Killed.
MR. EDITOR: Please allow me i
space to express my opinion, and |
not mine alone, for it is lhe opinion
of the majority of us Pleasant 1
Lane people, in regard to some of '
the lies of Gonzales, the editor of
The State. I see in his editorials ?
he says that in hie giving his de
scription of the "Darlington mur
der" he falls far short of the truth
and indeed, he does when he does
not and will not tell it at all.
He charges the constables with
murder when they had done noth
ing more than their duty. Who
are their murderers? When the
constables had served their war
rants and gone peacefully to the
depots preparing to leave, and a
crowd of lawless men followed for
the purpose of raising a riot. Not
only did they raise the riot, but
killed Mr. Pepper outright, and
after killing him actually robbed
him of $40 and a gold watch. I
have this from good authority, and
I can give my author if called on.
Such are the so-called "law abiding
citizens" of Darlington. I hope the
"law nbiding citizens" will reflect
over this, and return the money to
Mrs. Pepper, for in her destitute
condition it will do h&r a great
deal of good.
Gonzales charges Gov. Tillman
with being at the head of the
crimes which were committed,
when he (Gonzales) has been sow
ing the seed of of discord through
that infamous paper, The State,
every since 1890.
I fully believe had it not have
been for that State and a few other
papers, the politics of South Caro
lina would have been on a sounder
basis than ever before.
He compares Gov. Tillman, the
people's choice, to R. K. Scott, the
negro carpet-bagger. Now, in the
.name of the good people of South
CaroTln?V'Tillli?anite or anti-Till
manite, who has played IxPgro, Gov.
Tillman, who has enforced the"
law, or Gonzales, who just after
the Denmark lynching intimated
that the negro might take revenge
in kind. But while these slander
ous and vile epithets are doing
harm by stirring up strife between
a few they are aiding Gov. Till
man. The State has in a great
measure placed him at the head'of
our State government. And if such
old sore-headed politicians as But
ler and Hampton ever expect an
other office they had better insist
that The State be no longer pub
A TlLLMANITE FROM TRICKHAM.
Pleasant Lane, S. C.
[For the ADVERTISER.
A Tuck or Tv. o from Sautuck.
MR. EDITOR : If you will allow
me a little space in your paper I
will give you a tuck or two.
Most, of the farmers of this sec
tion are through planting cotton,
and. I am sorry to say, planted
more to the plow than they did last
year. We need moie hog and
hominy and less cotton.
Mr. Bill Harrelson is at the point
of death. This is the second spell
Mr. Harrelson has had this year.
Mrs. Joe Lake paid Santuck a
flying visit this week.
Miss Carrie Brooks is visiting
friends and relatives in New
Market. The writer thinks if she
don't soon return a young man in
this neighborhood will ride his
kicking mule to death.
Mr. .Eugene Hackett, of Gaines,
is going to locate at New Market
Santuck, S. C.
A Fighting Hen.
George Diefenback has a game
hen from County Galway, Ireland,
that is better than a rat terrier.
The other morning a large rat tried
to get at the hen's nest. Instantly
the hen was all feathers. When
the rat tried to run under her, she
pecked at him viciously The rat
jumped at her and tried to catch
her by the neck. Every time the
rat came at the hen she dropped
her wings and met bim more than
halfway. Once the rat pulled out
a iittle bunch of feathers, but his
jump was short, and failed to
catch the hen's neck. This made
the hen more angry. She went at
the rat in earnest. The rat would
snap its jaws and squeak in a
great rage. The two fought for
half an hour, and then the hen
killed the rat. The rat weighed
What thc Cyclone Did.
WEITPLAIXS, MO, April 23.
Late reports from Summerville,
thc scene of the recent cyclone, say
the town was not much injured,
but in the country the damage was
MrsVankeel, three children, a
hired girl and hired man were
Five dwellings and as many
other buildings were blown away
Mid a large number of people in
Governor Tillman Interviewed
on the Subject.
The Colombia State.
The Governor was asked how
long before the uncertainty about
the. decision would be removed and
the mystery resolved.
He said : "I have already solved
my part of it. It is now for the
judges to let the people know what
they have decided. I don't know
whether the decision means prohi
bition or free liquor, or what it
means. Who can tell what they
mean? I don't see what object
they could have had in leaving the
matter in doubt at all."
"tWell , Governor, what about that
'^Vho has heard anything about
an |xtra session? All I've heard
of is some talk in the newspa
pers, and of course the papers are
in the wrong.''
"It is claimed by some that the
decision leaves the law a prohibi
tion Jaw, and that the police regu
lation feature of the law stands.
HoV about that?
Gov. Tillman replied: "All I
have to Bay is that the Legislature
gayo: me authority to enforce the
dispensary law. When the court
declares the dispensary lav dead
whyV.of course, my authority to
enforce it, dies with it. I don't
^eejvhat right I have to attempt to
ma^tain^l^c^tT^buJ.'uy to en
fore^ a prohibition law i fix-ii
%',? NOT HIS BUSINESS.
"Governor, whose business is it
to find out what the court means?"
"I don't know. It's not mint."
Then laughingly the Governor said,
'Whafisit that Byron said about
So?*fcfey? "Oh yes, 'I wish he'd
explain his explanation.'"
The Governor was asked what he
intended to do about haviug the
stocks of the various count;; dis
pensaries shipped back hen and
stored; if the rents and insurance
would not amount to more than
the expense of doing this?
He said he had no authority
whatever to go into the expense of
moving the stock, and things
would just go on just as they are.
Continuing he said : "You see I
am paralyzed. I can't do a thing.
It seems to me that the Court in so
many words expressly declared
that 'the dispensary law is not a
prohibitory law.' The Court denies
emphatically that the municipali
ties have the right to issue licenses.
Now if it is not a prohibition law
and the right to issue licenses does
not stand, and there is no other
law applying to the liquor traffic,
it looks to me like free liquor. It
looks like anybody and everybody
can go -anywhere in the county, at
every cross road and anywhere else
and start up bar-rooms and sell
liquor. All acts applying to the
liquor traffic inconsistent with the
dispensary act have been repealed
and there are none on the statute
Gov. Tillman then made tho fol
lowing important statement : "The
whole situation as I see it now is
that I can only maintain the status
quo; shut np shop, close up bupi
ness, do absolutely nothing and
obey the law. The State is forbid
den to sell whiskey. As to who
else can or may I can't and won't
pretend to say. It is confusion
IN A NUTSHELL.
Gov. Tillmau in talking further
in regard to the situation last night,
when some one referred to the mat
ter of licensing the liquor traffic
under the decision of the Supreme
Court called attention to the fact
that in tho Chester liquor case, the
Supreme Court had already em
phatically stated in its decision
that licenses of any kind could not
Some one remarked too, that if
tho dispensary law had been de
clared unconstitutional, it was null
and void all the way through, and
the clause of the law which re
pealed all other liquor laws, would
of course be dead, and those laws
would consequently be of force
now. The Governor showed how
i deeply he had studied the mattel
in all its phases when he laughed
and called attention to the fact
that, whenever a General Assembly
passed a section of any act repeal
ing other acts, those acts were dead,
no matter what became of the new
act, .until they w,ere placed back
upon the statute books by special
act of a State Legislature.
When some one else talked about
having a test case made to get the
matter back before the Supreme
Court, the Governor called atten
tion to the fact that there would
be no more sessions of the Circuit
Courts till June.
It ia thus seen that all the bars
are down ; that Governor Tillman
realizes the fact and does not hesi
tate to say so. He seems, too, to
be rather jubilant over the situa
He says that if the Prohibition
ists think that the decision leaves
the law a prohibition law, he will
watch with interest to see them ar
rest some one for selling liquor and
attempt a prosecution.
THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
Attorney General Buchanan was
yesterday asked point blank about
the future course of the State. He
said: "Honestly, I don't know.
That is the gospel. The court has
evaded touching on any federal
question and we cannot go any
where with an appeal. Judge Hud
son did decide a federal question
but the Supreme Court did not
, leave us that opening."
It said that it is possible that
some kind of a motion will bc
made to get the court to define
>.whether its decision means abso
lu te^r??r&ition or free liquor to
Snakes in the Human^Slood.
St. Louis Republic.
What would you think if the
family physician should call and
after carefully examining your ton
gue and feeling your pulse, calmly
inform you that "you have" snakes
in your blood?" You may laugh
at the absurdity of such a notion
and of the improbability of ever
having ?uch startling words whis
pered in your ear by your medical
I adviser, yet it is not at'all unlikely
that even at this moment you have
thousands O? wigglers chasing each
other up and down your veins.
The most important discoveries
concerning snakes in the blood
have been made during the last
nine months, principally in Eu
rope. Dr. C. W. Stiles, of the Bu
reau o? Animal Industry, Wash
ington, D. C., is also studying these
minute creatures. The blood snake
is a small white parasite, which
effects an entrance into the veins
of man, as well as animals, through
the medium of drinking water.
The male snake is only about four
fif tha of an inch in length and he
constantly keeps himself in the
shape of a bow or a new moon, the
female occupying a miniature
groove on the male's body.
The male is not larger in diame
ter than a section of No. 40 spool
cotton ; the female much smaller,
of course, but the damage a few
hundied pairs of such paraeiteB
may work in an animal's system is
truly astonishing. These blood
reptiles have been known for cen
turies, but down to 1893, when
Prof. Sonsino, of Pisa, Italy, began
to make their life history and va
rious transformations a scientific
study, but little was known regard
ing them. Our learned Italian pro
fessor says that the eggs of the
blood snake, or the larvrc them
selves, are found in all kinds of
water, especially in' Africa and in
the Orient. After the eggs hatch
the snake attaches itself to a mi
croscopic and harmles animalcule.
This latter, snake and all, is taken
into the stomach in the water. The
sudden transformation kills the
little animalcule, but fattens the
blood snake, which now leaves the
ston.ach or intestines and begins
its search for blood vessels. Once
in the veins they breed with amaz
ing rapidity and soon devour the
life-giving elements of the san
guine fluid. At first the- patient is
said to have "poor blood," next he
has rheumatism or some other dis
ease, accompanied with excruciat
ing pains. This goes on from bad
to worse until the poor victim suc
cumbs to a real case of snakes.
The scientists bslieve that the
"fiery serpent" of the Exodus was ,
nothing more nor less than a ma
lignant form of snakes in thc blood.
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stock of blind bridles, just received, j
Refused the Money?
New York Herald.
The following odd incident is
related of Conductor McKinney,
wno was employed many years ago
upon a Southern railroad :
One night in leaving Washing
ton the conductor went as usual
through the train to collect the
fares. In one of the rear cars a
passenger without a ticket handed
him a bill. The conductor took it,
glanced at it hastily and, seeing
that it was of a large denomina
tion, put it in his pocket, as con
ductors are apt to do, and inform
ed the passenger that he would re
turn with the change.
The purpose of the delay was, of
course, to afford the conductor an
opportunity to examine the bill at
his leisure in the baggage car to
see if it was all right. When Mr.
McKinney reached the baggage car
and inspected the note he found
to his astonishment that what he
had taken for a $100 bill was a
note for $1,000.
Of course the changing of a bill
of such a denomination was out of
the question. The conductc. there
fore passed-back through the train
to refund the money and obtain a
smaller bill. When he reached the
car the passenger had shifted his
seat. Going up to him, the con
ductor said that there waB probably
a mistake, as the note given him
was for $1,000.
To his utter amazement the pas
senger disclaimed all knowledge of
the bill. He had given a ticket,
ho said, and his seat mate con
firmed the statement. The con
ductor expostulated, but the man
was firm and could not be prevail
ed upon to accept the money.
Finally the conductor gave up
in despair, not knowing whether
he or the passenger was crazy, but
inclined to the latter belief. At a
s^atiovi>-^-.two from Washington
tho passenger~l?n?v&S "companion
left the train and hastily disaJP"
peared. The next day Mr.,McKin
ney handed in the bill to the com
pany office with an explanation.
The money was deposited on a
special account and the railroad
officials awaited the coming of a
claimant. Year after year passed,
however, and no one ever turned
up for the money, which in the
meanwhile was steadily adding in
terest. Finally when Mr. McKin
ney retired from the service of the
company the officials give him the
proceeds of the bill, which at in
terest then amounted to nearly
No explanation was ever vouch
safed of the odd occurrence. The
theory generally credited by the
conductor and the railroad officials,
however, was that the bill was
given by mistake by some burglar,
who upon discovering his error de
cided that it was safer to repudiate
the transaction than to acknowl
edge the ownership of the money,
the large amount of which he
thought might render the conduc
tor suspicious and lsad to his ar
Editor MedilFs Discovery.
Editor Joseph Medill, of the
Chicago Tribune, is confident that
he has made an important discov
ery which will enable a prudent
man to live one hundred and fifty
Mr. Medill has found that diet
is not the principal thing to be con
sidered. His studies have con
vinced him that lime is the main
obstructionist of life. The water
we drink fills the system with lime.
Get the right sort of water, free
from this element, and the problem
of longevity is solved.
Last year Mr. Medill began drink
ing distilled water and snow water,
His rheumatism is cured, his di
gestion is improved and he has
practically renewed his youth. He
The virtue of this water is not
in its mineral properties, but in
their absence, its absolute purity,
in particular its freedom from
lime. That is the substance, says
he, that gets into the capillaries of
tho joints and stops the lubricating
process that keep the joints limber.
Et obstructs the capillary cells of
the hair, so that the pigments can
tio longer find their way throughj
[md it becomes colorless-white.
Little particles of lime get into
the cells of the stomach, of the
bladder and kidneys and caust
?very form of indigestion and
Bright's disease ; they get into the
iieart and weaken its action. In
fact, the whole process of growing
)ld and wearing out is due to a su
perabundance of this white mineral
ubstance-a liming up, till finally
man lies down a brittle mummy
hundred years before his time.
The old journalist is in his sev
nty-first year, but he feels that he
as secured a new lease of life. He
pent years travelling over Europe,
isiting all the celebrated water
urea. In this country he trifd
he hot springs, of Arkansas. In
act, he tried every known remedy
ar rheumatism, indigestion, gen
ral debility, and heart disease,
ut he found no relief until he
ommenced using water entirely
ree from lime.
There is one good thing about
[r. Medill's theory. It will hurt
obody to test it. The man who
rinks pure water with no lime in
; will not be running any risk,
nd while he may not reach the
e will prolong his life.
A Wail of Embarrassment.
he Colombia State.
We are more than ev?r satisfied
hat Gov. Tillman's "free liquor"
pinion was designed to create em
barrassment for the opponents of
he dispensary law, both prohibi
ionistB and advocates of high
We are more than ever satisfied
hat it will be a great mistake for
ny municipality in the State to
3sue licenses for the sale of liquor
n the theory that the old license
ystem is re-established.
We are more than ever satisfied
bat the prohibitionists ought to
lake a case at once and get the
udgment of the Supreme Court as
3 the law now of force.
The indiscriminate sale of liquor
hould be discouraged by the op
ionents of the dispensary law. An
verwhelming majority of them do
tot want and never did want ''free
iquor." They should frown down
he multiplication of bar-rooms,
f there be no law to close them,
lublic opinion can do it. We must
l?TceTfr^gl&i?that our opposition
D 'the dispensary^&^vas^ based
rx principle,. BOL.mra-o?Jiepo^---w
In view of the decision of tho
lupreme Court that the prohibi
ten of the issue of licenses re
gains in force, no city or town
hould attempt to issue them. It
rould be contempt of court. Hands
ff until the way is clear, and then
ligh license and strict regulations !
If the prohibitionists will press
or a decision they will find, we
hink, that absolute prohibition is
rhat they are entitled to under ex
sting circumstances. We have
ood reason for believing this. The
.rohibitionists should have the
act settled and see if there is law
o enforce their policy. Compara
ively few people will grudge them
he opportunity of experimenting
rith prohibition until the Legisla
ure shall meet.
They Want Names.
The Russell Art Publishing Co,,
f 628 Arch * St, Philadelphia,
iesire the names and address of a
ew people in every town who are
nterested in works of art, and to
ecure them they offer to send free
Cupid Guides the Boat," a
uperbly executed water color
?icture, size 10 x 13 inches, suita
>le for framing, and sixteen other
?ictures about same size, in colors,
o any one sending them at once
he names and address of ten per
ons (admirers of fine pictures)
ogether with six two-cent siamps
o cover expense of mailing, etc.
'he regular price of these pictures
s $1.00, but they can all be secured
ree by any person forwarding the
he names and address promptly.
The Bumps on Your Face
Are caused by impure blood, and
nil never be well unless you
l?anse it and build it up in rich
less and purity. Botanic Blood
&alm, the great blood purifier and
onie, is what you need. One bot
te will clear your complexion and
uri fy your blood. Try it. Price
1,00. For sale by druggists.
This is the season of the year
rhen the farmers' mind stubbornly
ontemplates the purchase of
irming imptements, and othe
ecessities in the hardware line.
,6 usual Ramsey & Bland have
repared to meet pvery demand
long that line. Visit their store
efore laying in your supply.
It would delight you to view and
?view the beautiful lines of
arness which Ramsey & Bland,
?ceived this week. Magnificent
i the word.
Don't forget that Ramsey &
land deal in hard ware and farm
aplements. They defy competi-i,
on. Their store is calculated to
lease all tastes.
Farm bells for sale by Ramsey