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& WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21,1894.
It is alleged that Senator Butler
is to receive an appointment from
According to the general consen
sus of opinion Populism is dead in
these United States.
The Marion Star says: "Poor,
puling Pope will now likely poke
into political perdu for the rest of
Bishop Keener, of New Orleans,
is to preside over the annual Con
ference of the M. E. Church, South,
held at Laurens this week.
The News and Courier dubs John
-Gary Evans "The South Carolina
Hayes," and all because he made
a little hay while the sun shone.
The Barnwell People says : "The
English language needs free coin
age of new and strong words to
describe the utter rout of the na
The government of these United
States has made itself ridiculous,
in its efforts to keep up the gold
reserve in the treasury by issuing
and selling gold bonds.
The Spartanburg Herald says it
would be hard to find two men in
public life mere alike than Ben
Tillman and Grover Cleveland, and
it doesn't like either one them.
The guano companies have de
termined to reduce their out-put
next season from 40 to 60 percent.
They believe the farmers are learn
ing sense at last and have made up
their minds to do without their
The Spartanburg Herald "has
lost faith in Grover Cleveland." It
is certainly high time, for Grover
has lost to the Democracy every
thing except South Carolina, and
would have lost that if he could
have controlled her.
The cities of Columbia and
Greenville voted for Republican
Congressmen in the last election. '
They seem to prefer Republicans 1
to Tillmanites, and if it hadn't '
been for country people the Repub. 1
lican candidates would have been 1
One of the questions asked at '
the recent examination for teach
ers in Anderson county was, "Write '
briefly of Gov. Tillman, Gov. Rich- f
son, and so on." One of the an- <
8wers handed in was as follows : >
?"Gov. Tillman was elected Gov- <
ernor of the United States for ]
In anticipation of Gov. Tillman's :
appearance in the United States <
Senate the New York Sun says : !
"What if he should try to pass a I
dispensary law for the District of i
Colnmbia? What if he should i
6eek to dry up the springs of alco- 1
hoi in the Senate restaurant?" :
Senator Tillman will do as much <
as any man to dry up the springs i
of alcohol in the Senate restaurant, '
but it will be his example in not j
drinking at the spring.
The Columbia Register publish
ed last week portraits of the new
State House officers, and traced
the ancestry and lineage of some
of them away back behind Methu
selah ; and yet we Reformers have
been priding ourselves that our
leaders had none of the effete and
worn out old time folks blood in
'em, but were newly sprung from
the loins of the people. It is said
that it takes three generations to
make a gentleman, but you can
make a fool in two.
One of the State constables in
Greenville last week had just fin
ished searching without success an
establishment and was about to
leave when he turned to a wafer
faucet to wash his hands and to
his surprise whiskey instead of
water flowed from the faucet. The
search was renewed, and it was
found that the liquor was conceal
ed in the top of the house and was
connected with a pipe to the room
below. A considerable quantity
of whiskey was capiured.
As a sort of last feather on the
camel's back to the cotton grower
they have got to making an artifi
cial cotton now in France at a cost
of less than 3 cents a pound.
This new artificial cotton is made
from the wood of the pine, spiUoe
or larch, which is defibrated and
then disintegrated and bleached
.with a hot solution of bisulphate
of soda and chloride of lime. The
resulting pure cellulose is treated
?with chloride of zinc, castor oil
?and gelatine, and the paste is pass
ed through a perforated plate.
This gives a thread, which is after
wards woven into a strong and very
PROCEEDINGS OF COURT,
Court is still in session with the
following cases disposed of:
Tom Johnson, indicted for mur
der. Guilty. Motion made for
Samuel Shealy, murder; not
[ Jack Harrison, alias Jack Skin
ner, murder; not guilty.
T. K. McKenney, murder; not
John Harrison and Eph Harri
son, house-breaking and larceny;
John 18 months in the pententiary,
Eph 3 months in the county jail.
Abe Houghton, house-breaking
and larceny, indicted in two cases,
1 year iu each.
Bill Ryan, house-breaking and
larceny; 3 months.
Jim Williams, house-breaking
and larceny ; 1 year.
Jim Williams, resisting arrest;
John Harty, obstructing engine
on railroad ; 1 year. v
Mike Weaver and Nap Antony,
house-breaking and larceny; 18
Elbert Miles, assault and bat
tery; 3 months.
Ben Burton, assault and battery;
Edmond Jones and Jesse Bos
tick, mulder; not guilty.
There were a number of cases
nol prossed by the Solicitor, and
no bills in several.
THE VOTES COUNTED.
The tabulation of the entire vote
cast in the State is complete and
stands as follows :
Evans, - - - 39,586
Pope, .... 17,867
Evans'B majority. - 21.719
The vote for Convention, 31,484 j
Vote against Convention, 30,130
Majority for Convention, 1,354
Edgefield'a vote 'for Evans, 1,902
" " Pope, 417
Talbert got all the votes cast in
his district except sixteen.
CHANGE OF CURRENCY SYS
It is said that President Cleve
land, recognizing and tacitly ad
mitting how deeply he has plunged
;he country in the mire of
noney stringency, is at work on a
lew currency system. The follow
ug from the Associate Press dis
- . .i-c Snfn^n^ i . .
vhole status :
"Secretary Carlisle,' in trying to
igure out how the gold reserve is
;o be maintained by bond issues,
jannot fail to appreciate the con
fusion of the schoolboy who cover
?d several slates in working on the
problem how long before a cat in
grell will reach t he surface if she
crawls up six feet each day and | >
falls back ten feet each night. Not
withstanding assurances by the
banks and trust companies that]
they will surrender their gold hold
ings for bonds and not make de
mands on the treasury for the yel- i
low metal, there is a strong feeling]
in the treasury that the reserve
will not escape a heavy drain. The
call for the new loan was issued on
Ti-p.day and already $500,000 in
?old has been withdrawn in New
York and Boston by tendering
treasury and United States notes.
The treasury is keeping a close tab
on all withdrawals in New York,
Boston, and Philadelphia.
Some interesting figures showing
the treasury's experience in trying
to maintain the reserve under the
present currency system, have Leen
prepared at the treasury. Between
October, 1891, and September, 1894,
the government redeemed in gold,
$213,294,297 of treasury hotes and
greenbacks. Under the law these
notes, although redeemed in gold,
were reissued. During the same
period $248,260,429 in gold was
shipped abroad. Nearly $500,000,
000 was withdrawn in three years'
time, or nearly five times the
amount of the reserve. With this|
experience, it is easy to understand
the feeling at the treasury that]
bond issues offer no security se
All these figures are before the |
President and Secretary Carlisle,
and they will be found in Mr.
Cleveland's message to Congress.
The President's investigation has
convinced him that the present
currency system must be changed,
and there is no longer any doubt
that recommendations along th's
line will be made the chief feature
of his communication to Congress.
There are now in circulation nine
kinds of currency, all except two
being dependent directly or in
directly upon the credit of the
United Stales. One statute re
quires the secretary of the treasury
to redeem the old legal tender notes
in coin on presentation and to re
issue them, so that, no matter how
often chey are redeemed, they are
never actually extinguished.
The gold exports for October
amounted to $1,080,889, and im
ports $1,675,371, as against exports!
of $511,018 and imports of $1,583,
937 for October, 1893. For ten
months of 1S94 the gold exports
were $91,602,714, and imports $18,
598,371, as against exports of $76,
789,732 and imporLs of $67,544,569
for the first ten months of 1893."
Congress meets on the firet Mon
day in December. This is the short
session, lasting until March next;
and it is freely predicted that this
short session will accomplish more
iban the same body has in the past
two years, because it is the last
chance; it must put up or shut up.
"Prosperity doth best discover
vice; adversity doth best discover
virtue," so said Sir Francis Bacon.
The times now are certainly pro
pitious and auspicious for this
latter discovery in great measure.
A Great Thins: for the Farmers.
Mr. P. H. Martin, of Madden,
Laurens Co., S. C., is the agent for |
the seed of a little plant which
promises to save our farmers mil
lions of dollars. It produces a j
berry, that is very similar in all
respects to coffee and can be
easily raised in this climate. The
Farmer has received a sample
f?om Mr. Martin, and it bas the
same aromatic odor, and produces
as delicious a beverage as the im
ported article. The seed is put up
in 25 and 30 cents packages, and
each seed produces a plant from
which a pint to a quart of coffee is
gathered. It can be planted until
June 20th. and matures in four
months. Over 60 bushels have
been produced from a single acre,
and it can be raised for less than ii
cent per pound. The 50 cent pack
ages will plant 200 hills. By plant
ing early two crops can be raised.
"The Simpleton*." a new novel by Thomas
Hardy, will begin in the December Number.
.$94, and continued to November, 1S95. Whoever I
may be one's favorite among English novelists, | (
it will be Cundeded by all critics that Thomas
Hardy stands foremost asa master artist in Ac
tion, and "The Simpletons" may be expected tu
1 rou Se enthusiasm not inferior in degree to that
ivhieh bas marked '.Trilby**-the most success
"ul story of the year. Another leading feature
viii be the "Personal Recollections of Joan of
I rc," by the Sieur Louis de Coate, lice. Page |
md Secretary, under which guise the most popti- f
ar of living American magazine writers will j
. resent thc story of the Maid of Orleans. In the |
'annaly Kamber will appear a profusely illus
rated paper on "Charleston andtne Carolinas,**
he first of a series of Southern papers.
Northern Africa is attracting more attention
han at any other time since it was the seat of
tapires: Thc next volume of HARI'EII'S MAGA
INE will contain fq_* jllii?*rn^ed article; in thU
ife there. Julian Ralph will prepare tor the
IAGAZINE a series of eight stories, depicting
ypical phases of "Chinese Life and Manners."
lesides the long stories, there will begin in t ic
anuary Number thc first chapters of "A Three
'art Novelette,by Richard Harding Davis-the
ongest work yet attempted hy this writer. Com
pete short stories hy popuiar writers will con
inue to be a feature of the MAGAZINE.
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Addre2s: HARPER A BROTHERS,
P. O. Box 959. New York City.
Wc want a few good
Agents to canvass Edge
field and the adjoining
counties for the Edgefield
but hustlers, trash-movers,
apply. To such a dead
sure, big thing is ottered.
The ional Co.,
ST. LOUIS, MO.
DO YOU WANT A SITUATION?
Prof. Wilbur R. Smith, Lexington, Kv.
For IS years Pres
ident of the re
cial College of
sity, grives special
attention to secur
ing situations for
his grad oates.
Cost of Business
Course about $?(),
and Board in a
Prof. Smith ha?
kept books; several years vice-Presi
dent of a bank: World's Fair Commis
sioner from Kentucky, anda reliable
Among: the 10,000 successful grad
uates of the Profs. Smith, are 100 in
banks, 100 officials from t his and other
States. Prof. E. W. Smith, Principal
of the College referred to, was award
ed the Medal at World's Columbian
Exposition for Book-keeping, etc.
If you wish a Business Education,
or a knowledge of Phonography, Type
writing;, or Telegraphy at the least tor
tal cost, with Diploma from Kentucky
University on graduation, we adviso !
you to cut this out and write for cirotir
lars to Prof. W. R. Smith, Lexington, I
PROF. WILBUR R. SMITH,
Having obtained charter pr
leges to operate "THE PEOPL
MUTUAL FIRE ASSOCIATIC
throughout the different couns
of the State of Georgia, and 3
State being a very large one, 0
taining 137 counties, have decii
to sell the remainder of my te
tory at very low figures.
This plan of insurance bas to
operated in this (Edgefield) coiy
and throughout the State of Sch
Carolina under the name of l\e
Farmers' Mutual Fire Associati."
There is no chauge in the plaof
insurance only a slight changan
the name. The price of coures
range from $50 to $100 each, owg
to the size of the county and ne
number you buy. Now all I sk
is that you find out from the tis
urer of your county associam
how much insurance was wrim
up in this county and multly
that by 50 cents per hundred Oe
amount the agent collects), an I
am sure you will be convinced tat
you cannot find a business kt
will pay you near so well.
I can refer you to quite a numer
of men now at work in Georgi if
you require it.
It will pay you to communide
J. P. MAHO?",
SOLE OWXEROF CHARTE,
NEWBERRY, S. C.
I have opened a Beef Maret
and Restaurant on the cornerin
rear of the Edgefield Bank. I kep
nothing but, STALL FED BE1F,
and give the BEST of MEALSat
the cheapest prices and the sb<rt
est notice. Jurymen and witneses
a r-pecialty. Call once and yot'U
stay a week. Try my soup, lb a
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF EDGEFIELD.
Ry J. D. Allen, Esq., Probate Jutge.
H ERK AS, L. V. Claxton latli
made snit to me, to grant lim
Letters ol' Administration ot" the es;att
uni effects ol' Mrs. Em rna S. Derrick
TIIK-K ARK Tn KKK KOKK, to cite and
ulmonish all and singular the kindred
md creditors of the said Mrs. Emma S
?errick, deceased, that they be and
ippear before me, in the Court ol' Pro
late, to be held at Edgetield C. IL, or
he :22nd of November inst., after pub
?cation hereof, at ll o'clock in the
orenoon, to show cause, if any they
lave, why the said Administration
hould not be granted.
Given under my hand, this theist
^_ day of November, Anne
i T u I Domini 1S9L Published on
I ^? ) the 7th day of November in
the Edgefield ADVEHTISKB.
_J. P., ALLEN. V
/Ve Have Money
To Loan at
5 Per Cent. /
)n Farm or City Property in anjy
ection of couutrv where property
las a fixed market value. Money
s ready for immediate loan where
ecurity and title is good. Nocom
?ission. We solicit applications,
blanks furnished upon request.
CONDITIONS : You must be a sub
criber to the ADVERTISER and have
>aid up one year in advance. All
if which can be arranged at the
ADVERTISER office, Edgefield, S. C.
ALLEN & CO..
40 ct 42 B load way,
and Telegraphy, Angosta, Ga.
No theory. No text book?. Aotual business frm
la* of entering. College goods, money and busies*
>apers used. H. E. fare paid to Augnsta.
Write for handsomely illustrated catalogue.
An Evergreen Tree!
We.will send you by mail, post-pad,
Due small evergreen tree adapted ;o
your climate, with instructions jr
planting and caring for it, togetfer
with our complete list of Nursry
stock. If you will cut out this advr
tisement, mark on it the name of tis
paper, and tell how many and win,
kind of trees and plants you wold
like to purchase, and when you w;h
to plant them.
We will quote you lower pricefon
the stock you want than have ver
been ottered you.
Write at once.
Evergreen, Door Co., Wis.
IF YOU MT TO Of
Anything about lost or sbi.idied
land or lands that have been solcfor
taxes, write to me. If you are ended
to any lands by inheritance, or oer
wise, in Texas or any other Stat or
Territory in the United States, lite
tome. If you need any assistait to
recover lands that are illegally he br
others, write to me. I have agentind
correspondents in all parts of 'Pas,
and for anything you (rant to low
and cannot lind out anywhere elstry
me. My facilities for gatherinpn
fonnation are unsurpassed.
L. FULTON, Denton, Tas.
Messrs. Sheppard Uros, areny
agents at KdgeMeld^_
Price figures a great deal ine
ciding whether you can or n't
buy something desired. You au
by going to Ramsey it Bland'
Several Rolls of Joint less at
ting at 20/'' and 25/, worth 35/nd
40?, at Ramsey & Blond's.
A broken lot of Window Shes,
formerly sold at. 75/' and 00,
are now 25 and 50/', nt Kami ct
Tho man who rides a hobbyys
well for his transportation,buhe
man who rides in a buggy b?ht j
of Ramsey it Bland get&rer
ground for little money.
Keep Out the Cold
FELT WEATHER STRIPS,
SOLD BY LEWIS F. MILLICAN,
T MA TELS, TILING, GRATES, Al IRON FENCING.,
CALL AJSTID SEE STOCK.
937 Broad Street, AUGUSTA, GA., above Planters Hotel.
5,10 AND 15 CENT STORE,
516 Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.
Is the place to get bargains in Crockery, Lamps, Glassware, Tinware,
Iron Age Ware, Wooden Willow Ware, Hardware, ?fcc.
Toys, and Jewelry a specialty._
ui?oui? uiiu numil um
618 Broad Street, AUGUSTA, GA.
This is headquarters for the EDGEFIELD TRADE, and is THE
BEST GROCERY HOUSE IN TOWN. Always get
MURPHEY'S PRICES before you buy. They
sell cheap for Cash.
"W. S. MOBT-.EY
Is still ."with us and is always glad to see any of his Edgefield friends
C L O T H I N Gr ,
Gents' Furnishing Goods.
We desire to say to the public that mir stock in every department is now
quite complete and ready for inspection. We are offering goods at very much
reduced pHces. You have but to inspect our stock and get prices, to be con
vinced that same value goods are sold for less than they were last season.
We are offering many bargains in ibis department. Can sell a suit that
will flt a 13-year-old boy for 7$. We call your attention especially Co our line
of $10.00 Suits-these, suits are same value as we sold last season for $12.50 anc
$13.00. We have a large stock of cheaper suits which we are ottering for less
money than same value goods were formerly sold.
This stock is complete is every line. Our shoes are bought directly fron:
manufactories, and are sold a- close as fresh first-class goods can possibly bt
sold, and are not to be compared with old and shoddy goods that are ofter
found on the market. We are agents fer the -.veil known Bay State Shoes.
Our line of Hate is complete, consist ing of some of the latest novelties'at
remarkably low prices.
Our stock of latest styles in Neckwear, Collars, Hosiery, etc., is now ir
and we are selling it at very low prices.
We make a specialty of Clothing, Shoes, Hats, and Gents' Furnishing
Goods, and of course carry a much larger stock than those who keep a genera
stick, therefore can give a belter variety to select from.
EX ?. HART & CO..
Edgefleld, S. C , Oct. 10, 1S94.
GRAMTEVILLE! - s. c.
-CARRY THE LARGEST STOCK OP
BETWEEN AUGUSTA AND COLUMBIA.
|Dry Goods. Notions, Mtv;
Were purchased hy us personally in the markets of New York,
Philadelphia, and Baltimore after the tariff reduction went into effect,'
j consequently prices are lower than ever before. We carry a large stock of
Groceries and Plantation Supplies
at bottom pricss. You can GET MORE MONEY FOR YOUR
COTTON andmore goods for your money at Graniteville than any
where else. So come to see us.
QUINCY & CO.,
GRANITEVILLE, S. C.
HEXTNTRY EX OSBORN,
MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IN
HARNESS, SADDLES, WHIPS, Etc.
Repairing a Specialty.
SIS (Gili) "W??h i linton St., AUGUSTA, OA.
HAH? D-MADE GO O JDS.
Everything in our line at LOWEST PRICES. Before buying,
elsewhere call and see for yourselves.
Pratt ami Aaosta Coli Gins ail Presses.
Larne Steeg of Enemss, cifesp aga Goos.
I HMRAPn I IRON WORKS AND
lUvsiVIDArllJ \ SUPPLY COMPANY.
Machinery and Supplies. Repairs, etc., Quickly Made.
00 Get our Prices before you buy,
THOS. J. ADAMS, PROPRIETOR.
EDGEFIELD, S. C., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1893.
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