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T?'?S. J. ADAMS,
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20, 1895.
The Convention has raised the
school tax from two mille to three
While the Louisiana sugar plan
ters are pouring their, waste mo
lasses into the ponds and streams
to get rid of it, 2,804,554 gallons
were imported last year from for
eign countries 1 It is made into
The Convention has passed an
ordinance providing that any coun
ty in which a lynching occurs
shall be liable to damages in a j
sum of not less than $1,000 to the
person injured, or. his legal repre
sentative, if he is killed.
Judge Earle on the Dispensary J
During the course of his re
marks te the grand jury as to the
" finding of bills of indictment for |
violations of the Dispensary law,
Judge Earle read to the jury the
provisions of the act which pre
scribe the manner in which sales
shall be made by the county dis
pensers throughout the State. It
is declared to be the law that the
county dispenser shall sell upon
requests, which ha*re been made
out~by the applicant upon blank
forms furnished the dispenser and ]
signed by the applicant iu the
presence of the dispenser or his
clerk, these blanks being number
ed and returned to the county
auditor, and used in making set
tlements between the dispenser)
and the county treasurer.
The Court stated that in some
other counties in which he had
. held Court it had appeared that
the county dispensers had been
belling liquor upon orders sent in
to them by third persons, permis
sion to do so having been* given
them by the State Board of Con
trol. Such action, . the Court re
marked, was in plain violation of]
the terms of the act, and the State
-Board of Control in approving
such conduct, had acted without
authority of law. The dispensary
law, the Court declared, should be
enforced, and all violatore of Iii
law throughout the county should
be brought to punishment, but at
the same time it was in accord
with justice that the county dis
penser whe should vi?lale the law.
should notwithstanding bis posi
tion and the fact that his wrong
doing may have been mainly tech
nical, he also be hold to account for
his unlawful act, and be prevent
ed from repealing the violation.
This is highly essential in order |
that a beneficial example may be j
set to yiolators of the law moog j
the people, and, again, if the coun
ty dispense]: should be allowed to
sell on orders there was nothing to
prevent his running a blind tiger
on his own account in connection
with his legalized business.
A Rotation for the Small Far
BY PROP. W. C. WELBORN.
The South ought to have a system
of rotation. We can grow a great
er variety of profitable crops than
any other part of our country, and
why waste our- energies and our
wealth of fertile soil in an un
wise and wasteful course of crop
The small farmers throughout
the South generally raise cotton,
corn, and oats. Why not let these
crops follow each other in regular
order? Then the rotation would
be, first year, cotton ; second year,
corn and peas ; third year, oats fol
lowed by peas. The fourth year
the laud would go back in cotton.
It is not at all probable that the
time will soon come when a great
majority of Southern farmers will
not raise cotton. Under such a
system SB proposed, a good corn
crop grown very cheaply could al
ways b3 counted on after cotton.
The peas would enrich the land for
the following oat crop : The oat
and pea crop would fill the laud
with vegetable matter and put it
in good physical condition for cot
So, in tho South, we can grow
our regular feed and sale cropB ev
ery year aud keep our land rich
with the catch-:-rop pea?. Of
course it is understood the" farm
would have tc bo divided into
three parts so that each crop could
be grown eAery year. Thero can
be no doubt that had *och a sys
tem been practiced in the South,
the third of many farms in cotton
would produce more than the
whole now does.
Every farmer can arrange for
himself a rotation of the crops he
grows,remembering always to grow
aleguminous, or food-bearing crop,
as often as possible, to bring down
fertililing muller from the air for
In the black tami, lime, and
heavy clay sections of the South
red clover succeeds admirably and
could be used in a rotation. In
the BRI.dy and loamed sections,
great claims are made for this an
nual ci tm ion ci ver. Sowed I he
last work Wig of .v-ru or cotton it.
make? luxuriant growth ?n (ail
aud writer, a?Fcr l.i:g good w?ter
grazing and cont-pit:', i ag its gi ow? h
next spring ii. !??::^ for aneUu
regular croh. ? \v;l. not succeed
on heavy soiis.-' Southern Faini
Fortgebest Fire I (laurance in ol?l
strong and reliable companies, on
town or conntry property, eall on or
write D. ll. D?K?SOK, Agt.
Beautiful new hats al the Misses
mi JttHN IMO1
Geni, M. C. Butler's T
to the Memory of this Ga
Soldier at the Col um
Meeting: of the Confe
erate Survivors Assc
Comrades of the United Co
ate Veterans :
I have beeu requested 03
worthy and distinguished
mauder to deliver an addr
this reunion, and it has occt
me it would be appropriate
cupy the time allotted to me
latins tho incidents at te
the death of one of the mo?
lant and accomplished sc
with whom I was associate
ring our civil war-Brig. Gei
Dunovant of Chester-with J
and imperfect sketch of hi
You may remember he succ
me in the command of the b:
composed <?f the Fourth, Fiftl
Sixth Si.utn Carolina ca
which joined the armj'of Noi
Virginia iu April, 1864, a
opening of that desperate an
ing campaign which Grant
gurated against Richmond. G
al Dunovant was in commai
the Fifth South Carolina whe
regiment reached Virginia, ai
I have remarked, was made 1
dier general when I was pror
to the commander of Ham]
division in September, 1864.
was the beau ideal of a soldi
knightly chivalric gentle
thorough in the details of d:
line and order, exacting, bi
ways just, guarding with car?
solicitude the interest of his
diers, demanding of all alik<
full measure of their duty,
result was his command wa
ways ready to respoud pron
to his orders. He was in hir
a model of promptness and p
sion, both in obeying and e:
To say thal General Dunc
was able in the organization
discipline and commend of tr
in battle would bs no highen
mendation than could be beste
on hundreds of othe:.*s. He
exceptional in these respects,
deserved higher rank than he re
ed. Twothiug8 conspired to
vent his advancement: First
hostility, and I am incline*
think jealousy of a superior
cer in the early year? of the
had blocked his way to promol
and second, his post of duty
not afford that opportunity foi
tive field service for the full e
eise of his military talents.
His experience in the r?gulai
my of the United States, whic)
left to cast his fortune with
Confederacy, prep* . ec! and qi
fied him for organization and ]
ting volunteer troops in the li
His first sorvice in the Confei
ate army was a field officer in
First regiment of South Caro!
r?gulais, performing garrison d
in front of Charleston. This d
was, ol course, arduous and im]
tant, and I-don't think ha3 b
properly appreciated. I have
ways insisted that the defensi
that historic city, so full of un
ampied tleedsof heroism, fortiti
and gallantry, is without a pni
lei in military annals. The
fenders of Forts Moultre and Si
ter and the Morris Island bat
ries s gainst the combined attai
of the land and naval forces
the United States, when consid
ed in all of its bearings and
tails, is the most remarkable
history. But I am straying fri
my subject. Dunovant was
a time one of the actors in ti
great drama, but it was when
was transferred to the broac
fields of Virginia that his taler
became more conspicuous, and
received the promotion to whi
they entitled him.
Hu was killed on Oct. 1, 18
nef.r McDowell's fara, below F
tersburg, leading his brigade, figl
ing as infantry, against the breae
works of the enemy. He w
mounted on his favorite litt
chestnut horse, and it. was my fo
tune lo be at his fide when he r
ceived his mortal wound. Gener
Hampton had dirooted me to hoi
a certain position on the Squirr
Level road uutil I heard the gui
of Gen. W. F. H. Lee on my le
and tnen to move forward and a
tack all along our front. It was
cold, disagreeble, rainy day. W
were dismounted and had throw
up temporary breastworks of raili
logs, otc, and had bean engagin
the enemy almost the entire da}
reeisting repoated and determiue
assaults he would n ake on ou
lines uutil about 3 p. m., when
was appraised of Lie's ad vane
by an incident which was almos
ludicrous, and as is often the case
came near being tangie. I wil
pause to describa it: Dunovant':
brigade occupied the left of ou
line with Young's brigade on thi
right; I had withdrawn Tallia
ferr?'u regiment, the Seventh Geor
gia, ol' Young's brigade, and sta
tioned it in reserve near the point
where I had fixed my headquar
ters. We bad cautioned the offi
cers on the line not, to fire toe
quick y on any /mounted column
that might approach them, as I
was apprehensive lest some of
Lee's troops, not knowing our ex
ftct position, might; mistake us for
tho enemy. Ho hko ourselves, had
been fighting on foot in their at
tacks during tho morning. It was
ii mos*: unfortunate admonition, os
tho sequel will show. Whenever
rhe Federals would advance to
Attack, they would come with a
pell and hurrah, which though
?omet mes formidable and loud
?uriugb, never reached Hie vol-1
?me and audacity cf the 'rebel
pell," with which bet i s'.ha be
;arae so familiar sooner 0.1 ialer.
This performance ha^. been going
>n solong and our men hud got
?o accustomed to driving back
heir assailants, that Dunovant
eft his lines and joined nie lin
ier a largo tree. The rai;: was
)onriog in torrents and all who
:ould afford one, were covered
ritb an oilcloth .cape or overcoat <
.nd mast of our men had succeed- 1
d in getting ono, by capture.or 1
otherwise. We noticed the -?
ing in front of Dimovau.'s
was more continuous than ui
and he galloped off through
open woods to see what it me
He had scarcely got out of/si
crossing an angle iu the road
our front, when I saw the head
a column coming around a ci
in the road, charging in col um !
fours, full down upon us. ?
posing they were our friends,
enemy, for like ourselves, t
were all covered with waterpr<
and therefore not easily recogu
ble, I ordered Colon ;1 Auden
in command of the Seventh G'
gia, to form his men and get re
to fire, at the same time with s
at/d couriers we spurned our ho:
into the road to resist what
supposed to be a charge of the
erny. Almost at the minute
were in the act of delivering a
from our revolvere, pr?par?t
to mixing with them with sa
Major Rials, provost marshal
the cavalry corps, charging w
Lieutenant Colonel Phillips of
Thirteenth Virginia at the heat
his regiment, recognized rae.
one minute more they would h
received our fire, but as we esc
ed, if only by the skin of our te?
we enjoyed a hearty laugh c
the iucidcnt. Colonel Phillips
plained that he had been orde
in by General Lee, and having
countered Duuovant's line on
I left he charged it, supposing il
be the enemy, captured it and '
carrying everything before tb
until he struck us. The imr.
tance of the precaution to our n
not tb fire too quickly became m
ifest. Dunovant's people rec
nized the Virginians, but the
cognition was not mutual. If tl
had not bein recognized how mi
of thom would have been unhc
ed by the rifles of our dismoun
men it would bp difficult to Q
mate. I ordered forward the wh
line and they went at a run du
the hill, leaviug the two l attei
on the ridge engaged, over i
heads, iu a sharp artillery d
with the enemy's guns. Turn
to Coloi.el Phillips, I inquired
it was Yankees he was look
for," and on his replying in
affirmative, I said: "Well, ti
tho he'jd of your column and I v
shew them to you.*" With tb ai
turned and we went thunder
down the hill, plump up aga!
the incompleted breastworks of
enemy. They fired a volley, wh
went over our heads, and br<
away from their lines and eros;
a swamp to mother line they 1:
on the east side.
Duuovant gave the comma
"Attention meu" in a loud voi
.They had been subjected to sue!
terrible but a short time befe
they were a little tardy in hsedi
the order. He called out a seco
time, iu tones that could not
mistaken, and every man jumj
to his feet and mqved forward, i
ing across the swamp. Dunovan
horse was fretting and careerii
and mine was not behaving mu
better, and as we reached the eau
way to cross with the line on c
right and left, wi:h an open ro
to the eneruie's works on the ott
side, we were greeted with a dead
volley. Dunovant was shot a
tumbled forward from his horse
on,the causeway. The horse das
ed forward and ran into t
enemy's lines. His commai
"Forward"' to his gallant soldit
was the last word he ever utterc
Wbon his body was taken up, u
der the directions of his failhf
and gallant Adjutant Genen
Jeffods, I discovered an ugly ide
tatiou on his forehead and co
eluded it was there he received h
mortal wound, but on examin
tiou, it was found he was shot
tbe breast and the wouud on tl
forehead must have beeu mai
when he fell forward, by a root i
log on tho causeway.
We at once summoned Dr. Foi
taine, medical director of tl
corps, and as he was making li
way through our batteries on tl
hill in our rear, he was Btruck i
the neck by the fragment of a she
from the enemy's guns, and he tc
paid the penalty of a faithful, fea
lees discharge of duty-a splendi
gentleman and accomplished oil
cer, passed to his last account, h
could, however, have rendere
Dunovant no service, as his gallar
life went out almost in the twin!
ling of an eye.
General Dunovant was born ?
Chester, S. C., on the 5th day c
March, 1825, and was therefore ii
the 39th year of his age at th
time of his death. He served i
the Mexican was as 3rd sergean
of Company B, Palmetto regimeu
and was mustered into the Unite*
States service at Charleston, De
cember, 1846. He was discharget
^at the City of Mexico November
1847, on account of a severe woun<
received in the charge of the Pal
raetto regiment against the wal
enclosing the castle of Chapulte
pee. He was subsequently ap
pointed a captain in the regula
army and resigned hiscommissior
of captain of the 10th infantry ii
1861 to join the Confederate army
Soon after his arrival in Virgi
nia in 1364, he was detached wit!
his regiment on temporary duh
under command of Gen. Fitz L*>(
and while so d*tatched received ?
paint' 1 wound in the haud in ar
engagement with the enemy on thc
James river. Before his wound
was healed he reported for dut}
with hand in a sling and nevei
again left it until his death.
This, with what has preceded, is
the brief story of his career, and of
his services to bis country. They
were as honorable and patrioticae
any man's and that country has
never had a more devoted ann or
gallant defender. He was one of
the lew men I bave met in my life
who seemed absolutely indifferent
So the clangers and perils of battle.
II : was always sedate, self ci?m
|)Ciin\l, fearless and ready. He died
x? I l::iowhe would like to di?1
tv i til his face to the enemy and
3\ery throb of his manly, brave
aoart pulsating for the glory and
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