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TI !OS. J.ADAMS,."EDITOR
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28,1896.
"WILLUM JEXNIXQS" BRYAN'.
"Yon shall not press down upon
the brow of labor this crown of
thorns. You shall not crucify
mankind upon a cross of gold/'
WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN,
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
ForU. S. Senator:
. JOSEPH H. EARLE,
W. H. ELLERBE,
For Lieutenant Governor
M. B. MCSWEENEY,
For Secretary of State:
D. H. TOMPKINS,
State Treasurer :
W. H. TIMMERMAN,
For Attorney General :
W. A. BARBER,
For Comptroller General :
For Superintendent of Education
For Adjutant General :
J. GARY WATTS,
For Congress :
W. J. TALBERT,
. For Solicitor:
The election, is near at hand
next Tuesday., the 3rd of Novem
ber being the day^ fixed by law for j
tho votes to be cast fer all offices in
* the gift of the people of these Uni
ted States from President down to |
Coroner, not all equally important,
to be sure, but all important.
The notices of election both
State"and Federal, which we pub
lish this week, are full and give all
information needed to managers,
and a generous synopsis of the elec
tion law so that neither managers
or voters need err therein.
So far as Edgefield county is
concerned we know nothing but
Democracy pure and simple, and
all those candidates of this faith
will be elected beyond peradven
ture, but our opponents are wily
and unscrupulous and we must see
to it that all legal avenues of es
cape from defeat are effectually
closed and sealed to those who
would thwart tbe will of the people
expressed at the ballot box accord
ing to law.
The most important office to our ]
people in thi3 election is probably
that of Representative in the lower]
house of Congress, and if there be
any way possible to do so, Chat
field, the Republican nominee
from this district, will contest the
election of Talbert,-a great deal
depending of course on the com
plexion of the next House. The
grounds of such contest, if made,
would probably be based upon al
legations that many republicans
made the effort to vote and were
refused, and, if enough affidavits
from such rejected applicants to
vote should be produced, Chatfield
might be seated or, at least, the
election declared void. Thia was
the programme adopted in the con
tested election case of Johnson
against Stokes in the last Con
gress, with the result last indica
ted. To head off such a scheme
would it not be well for tho Man.
agers of Election at every precinct
in the couuty to keep a list of the
names of all applicants who were
not allowed to vote, with the reason
for such rejection opposite each
name? We have no idea that many
unregistered voters will make the
effort to vote, but, in the case of a
contest, hosts of negroes will be
brought up to swear that they did
make the attempt, were refused, and
that they would have voted for
Chatfield. Now such a list as we
hare advised, sworn to if necessa-'
ry by the Managers, showing as it
would, incontestably, that very few
were refused the privilege of vo
ting, would knock the stuffing out
of Chatfield even in a Republican
House. Fore-warned is fore-armed.
Ex-Speaker Charles F. Cri3p
died in Atlanta on Friday last.
Since the death of Ben Hill Crisp
has been the foremost mau in all
The argument of the South Car
olina dispensary cases before the
Supreme court of the United
States bas been concluded. The
court now "has the case," and we
shall soon have the matter settled
for good aud all, that is as to its
constitutionality. No intimation
has been given as to how the court
Capt. Dunn gives us the good
news that Kentucky Democrats
will not touch the P&lmer-Buck
because they know them too well.
After the war Gen. Palmer was in
?command of the Department of
Kentucky and would not permit
Ex-Confederate soldiers or sym
pathisers with the lost cause co
vote iu the elections or get near
the polls. There was no law against
their voting but Palmer had the
power and disfranchised them of
his own motion and meanness*
Next Tuesday the Kentucky Dem
ocrats will go to the polls and pay
him back by giving the vote of the
State to Bryan. Surviving Con
? federates who served under Buck
ner during the war are almost in
tears and sack cloth over the de
sertion of their old commander.
The people of the United States,
just now, are listening with seri
ous, and even dangerous attention
to tho summary of John A. Lo
"You may theorize aud argue
until you are hoarse, yet you will
fail to get the people to prefer low
prices to high ones for their pro
ducts. They know that one bushel
of wheat at $1.25 in currency will
buy one acre of government land,
while it takes two and a half bush
els at 50 cen ta to purchase it, though
it be in gold. They know that $1
in paper of legal tender, will pay
$1 of taxes as well as $1 in gold*
They know well enough form ex
perience that if you ruo down
prices by lessening the currency
there will no corresponding de
*?~-"? _ist-rr ni -> r. J--.?J^MOp nf |_
couuty. stats and municipal offi
c?rs, L>or the debts they owe."
When Gen. M. C. Butler was in
Cleveland, the other day attend
ing the exercises of Perry's Vic
tory Day, a Cleveland man said to
him : "I supposa you've buried all
belligerent animosities, Senator?"
"Yes," replied the General, "ten
thousand fathoms deep. I don't
even harbor resentment against
Gregg's battery. The fact is, while
I was planning to shoot off Gregg's
head, he got a little the start of
me by shooting off my foot. So
the honors were easy-as far *as
intention goes. No, sir; L'm a
a Union mau now, in every fibre
that is left to me."
The Piedmont Sun says: "The
following comes from sister town
About seven years ago there was
a fire in Pelzer in which a large
quantity of cotton was burned or
partly burned, and the old debris
and burnt cotton was thiowu into
a ditch and dirt placed on top of
it to make a road-way. For seven
years wagons have ran over this
place until it has worn down to the
burnt cotton placed there to fill up
the ditch. Some one noticed smoke
coming out of the ground aud upon
examination it was discovered that
the cid cotton was still burning.
As there is no way for fire to get
there it must have beeu buruiug
ever since it was placed there sev
en years ago."
Summer Diarrhoea Cured.
G. W. Clark, McGregor, Texas,
says: ''Our little baby daughter
has beeu cured of a violent case of
simmer diarrhce from Teething,
by the use of Dr. King's Royal
Germetuer. She had been reduced
nearly to a skeleton. The first dose
of Germetuer helped her, and now
is well and fat."
We Offer Yon a Remedy Walch Insures
SAFETY to LIFE of Both
Mother and Child.
BOBS CONFINEMENT OF ITS PAIN,
BOBBOB AND DARGEB,
Makes CHILD-BIRTH Easy.
Endorsed and recommended br physl
e ans, midwives ?nd those who have used
lt. Beware of substitutes and imitations.
Sent br express or mall, on receipt of price.
Cl.OU per bottle. Book "TO MOTHERS"
allied free, conUtntsf voluntary testimonials.
BRADFIELD BI0?LAT0B CO., Atlanta,Ga.
80LP ST ALL DRUGGISTS.
AN ANCIENT DOCUMENT.
Do Any of Our Readers Recog
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GEN'L. j
COLUMBIA, S. C., July 5,1870. j
MY DEAR KIMPTON : Parker ar
rived last evening and spoke of the
G. and C. matter etc. I told him
that I had just written you fully
on that matter and also about the
old Bk bills. Do you undeistand
fully the plan of the G. and C. en
terprise? It is proposed to buy
$350,000 worth of the G. and C.
stock. This with the $433,000 of
stock held, by the Stato will give
entire control to us. The Laurens
branch will be sold in February
by decree of court and will cost
not more than $50,000 and proba
bly not moro than $40,000. The
Spartauburg and Union can also
be got without difficulty. We shall
then have in G. & C. 168 miles, in
Laurens 31 and in S & W 70 miles
-in all 269 miles-equipped and
running-put a first mortgage of
$20,000 a mile on this-sell the
bonds at 85 or 90 and the balance,
after paying all outlays for cost
?iud repain is immense, over $2,
000,000. There is & mint of money
in this; cr I vin a fool. Then we
will soon compel the S. R. R. to
fall into our hands and complete
the connection to Ashville, N. C,
There is an indefinite range for
expansion of power before us.
Write me fully and tell me of any
thing you want; d ?ne. My last let
ter was very full. Harrison shall
be attended to at once. I don't
think Neagle will make any trou
ble. Parker hates Neagle and mag
nifies ^his intentions.
D. H. CHAMBERLAIN.
No, "Sir Hubert" is no fool. He
knows a good thing when he sees
it. The idea if the writer of the
ibove letter presuming to address
% Routh Carolinian on thc question
?f morality. It. is sickening in its
hypocrisy and the News and Cou
rier publishes this indirect reflec
tion on gentlemen whom it knows
to be pure and upright heads, it:
'Praise from Sir Hubert."
NOTICE is hereby giveu that
here will be an election held at
he * several voting precincts-of
Cdgefield County on Tuesday the
?rd day of November next, for the
bllowing State and County offi
?ers, to wit :
Governor, Lieutenant Governor,
Secretary of State, Stato Treasu
er, Adjutant'and Inspector Gener
il, Comptroller General, Attorney
Jeneral, State Superintendent of
?ducation, and one Railroad Com
State Senator, Circuit Solicitor,
hree Representatives, Sheriff,
31erk of Court, Coroner, County
Supervisor, and Couuty Superin
The polls will open at 7 o'clock
t. m., and cl jse at 4 o'clock p. m.,
Ul dispensaries must be closed at
> o'clock p. m., of the 2nd, f.nd
:ept closed until 6 o'clock a. m., of
he 4th day of November. Provi
lions have been made for the pay
nent of mileage and per diem of
he managers and clerks of elec
ion. The managers named below
ire appointed to conduct th? elec
iou, and they are notified to meet
it the Court House on Friday
10th October between the hours of
0 a. m., and 12 m., to qualify,
eceive the ballot boxes, etc.
At the close of the election the
nanagers shall immediately pro
bed to publicly count the ballots.
?Vithin three days thereafter the
Chairman of the Board of Manag
es, or one of them, to be designa
ed in writing by the Board, shall
leliver to the Commissioners of
Election the poll list, the boxes
;ontaining the ballots, and a writ
;en statement of the result of the
?lectiou at his precinct.
The Managers of Election shall
.equire of every elector offering to
rote at such election, before allow
ing him to vote, in addition to the
production of his registration cer
if?cate, proof of the payment of
joli tax six months before said
Section of any poll tax then due
The managers shall administer
to the person offering to vote, an
)ath that he is qualified to vote at
?aid election, according to the con
stitution of the Slate, and that he
bas not already voted in said elec
The following provisions of the
3lecti.ni laws of South Carolina
ire quoted and publishc d for the
information of the electors and the
instruction of the Managers:
SECTION 8. Each box shall be
srovidedwith a sufficient lock and
shall be publicly opened and in
inspected to show that it is empty
ind secure and locked just before
heopouingof ibo poll. The key
?hall be returned to thg Managern,
ind the shall not be openod during
he election. Each box shall b
abelled in plain and distinjt Ro
nan letters with the office or offi
;ere v?fo'd for, aud the Manaafrs,
m the demand of tho voter, shall
se required to read to him the
lamoson the boxes. At each pre
?inct a space or enclosure, such as
the Managers of Klectiou shall
deem fit and sufficient, shall be
railed off or otherwise provided
with an opening at one end or side
for the entrance of the voter, and
au opening ;\t the othsr for his ex
it, as a voting place in which to
hold the election for the State, Cir
cuit, County and Offices. And the
ballot box shall be so loen ted as to
be in view of persone outside of
the polling place during the time
of voting." The Federal and State
Managers respectively shall also
place several boxes at sufficient
distance from each other as in
their judgment may be necessary
"SEC. 9, At the general election
for the year 1896, and all specia
Sections thereafter held up to the
first of January, A. D. 1896, the
Managers of Election shall require
of every elector offering to vote at
such elec:ion, before allowing him
to eote, in addition to the produc
tion of a registration certificate,
proof of the payment of poll tax
six mouths before said election of
and poll tax then due and payable.
.The production of a cer
tificate or of the ruceipt of the of
ficer authorized to collect such
taxes shall be conclusive proof of
the paym9ut thereof."
In Section 5 it is pro\ ied : "And
iu case all of the Managers shall
fail to attend at the time and place
appointed for holding such poll, or
shall refuse or tail to act, or in
case uo Mauager has been appoint
ed for such poll, it shall be lTwful
for the vorers present at the yo
ting precinct place on that day to
appoint from among the qualified
voters of such precinct the Man
agers to act as Managers in the
pltfce and stead of the absent Mau
agers, and any one of the Mauag-j*
ers sc appointed shall administer
the oath to the other Managers;
Provided, That in case the legally
appointed Managers attend in
reasouable time, they ehall take
charge of and conduct the elec
The following named persons'
have been appointed Managers of
Election for State and county of
ficers, etc., to wit :
Managers can designate Jone of
their own members to act as cl?*rk
Timmeruinn-A C Yance, IC ?? Rho
den, C W Salter.
Ward's-A G William-, J M Bush,
Johnston-C F Peachman, das Hart,
C A Austin.
Trenton-L A Ashley, J F Betti's.
S R Warren.
Pickens-R S Anderson Milton
Jones, J F Griffin.
Wise-C M Williams, J M Mays, J
Meeting Street-J F Payne, J C
Ruzzard, J II Gogburn.
Pleasant Lane-W E Turner, M S
Strom, Jas Minick.
Trapp's Store-M PWitt, J E Part
low, Elbert DeVore.
Haitiwanger's Store-Sam Cooper,
Jno Carter, Henry Williams.
Rehoboth-J C Seigier, M) Strom,
W P Winn.
Plum Branch-J T Freeland, W C
Hitt, John W Blackwell.
Modoc-J" W Brooks, J B Th armored
?VyjfiBln^x .riAissej, u ?ll BUM'
S H D Adams.
Cheatham's Store-T C Strom,
M Corley, A L Branson.
Mathis-D T Mathis, J B Adams,
Liberty Hill-L. D. White, W A
Cheatham, S W Duncan.
Merri wether Hall-P B Lanham, S
W Gardner, J F Atkins.
Landrum's Store-James Carpenter,
Elbert Mundy Jr, D V Harris.
Gregg-G W Turner, P B Carpenter,
J H Horde.
One of the above named Managers
at each box will call upon the Board
of Commissioners at Edgefield, Octo
ber 30th, 1S96, to receive ballot: boxei,
poll list, and instructions, and to be
quaified. L. CHARLTON,
J. N. FAIR,
J. R. BLOCKRR,
Commissioners State Election.
Edgefield, S. C., Oct. 17, '9?.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF EDGEFIELO.
Court Common Pleas.
Eldred S. Addison, Plaintiff, vs.
R. C. Sujette, Dafendant. .
NOTICE is hereby given, that by
the authority aud direction of an
order granted in the above sta'ed
cause, on the 24th day of October,
1896, by the Honorable O. W.
Buchanan, presiding Judge in the
fifth Judicial Circuit, I will at
Edgefield court house, South Caro
lina, at public auction, on Mon
day, tbe 2ud day of November,
prox., beginning at the usual hour
of sale, sell forty-niue, 49, Head of
Horses. The sale will be continu*
ed from day to day until tba
whole number of the said horses
shall be sold.
Oct. 26- lt.
W. H. OUZTS,
Sheriff E. C.
$1,00.) wort li Bay State SHOES
just received. .
Weare agents for the Fa
mous (J I o t li i n g House,
Wanamaker and Brown,
Ph i lade! pitta.
Will take your order for both Beady
made and inade-to-order clothing.
Their goods ure absolutely all wool
guaranteed to tit. Suits ?rom $G..*0
??BT See rbis space next week.
** E. li. ll Alli'& CO.
Edgefield, C. iL. Oct, 6,1890,
IS NOW HEADY WITH THE BEST BARGAINS
IN FALL AND WINTER
When you come to town don't buy until you see our
Prices. Styles, aud Qualit?s. We will Astonish you,
PRINTS, PANTS GOODS, DRESS GOODS, are cheaper
than you have ever bought them. Don't be caught by cheap shoddy
stuff when you can buy a genuine artice so cheap. Remember this:
WE BUY FOR SPOT CASH and SELL
FOR SPOT CASH.
And are in a position to sell you close and save you Money.
You have not seen anything on this Market equal to our
DRESS GOODS and TRIMMINGSJDEPARTMENT.
Shoes ! Shoes ! !
Wo have always lead the Shoe busines and are prepared this season
?specially to ht-ld our ground. Solid Goods, G >od Wearer*, up to
date styles, is our Motto.
Clothing and Hats.
We are Strictlv in it. Remember the Cele
brated ELK BRAND HAT and our
We will save you Money if you come thia way. Our Stock
is New and Fresh, and Goods, are too Cheap
to Buy Old Stuff..
Blankets, Jeans, Domestics, Trunks,
SATCHELS, OIL CLOTHS, are Cheaper than ever.
To trade intelligently, test the market, buy where you get the
best qualities for tho least money.
You want Goods, WE want and must have your businee
md will do Business with you ot? the SQUAB E.
JAS. M. COBB.
Edgefield, C. H., Sept. 29, 1896-301.
C. G. & C. K. R. COMPANY.
July 19, 1896.
via. Southern Rail
lr Edgefield .
Lr Columbia via.
wv Trenton via.
> Columbia via.
4 30 a m
500 a m
(1 15 a ra
7 15 a m
8 35 a m
1110 a m
12 35 p nc
1 00 r m
5 05 p va
2 25 p m
3 23 p m
4 15 p m
5 05 p m
1 15 p m
2 30 p m
3 23 p m
3 45 p m
E. G HALTIWANGER,
Frt& Passenger A'gt. Edgefield,
I. W FOWLER, Agent for Pur
:hasinjCommittee, Aiken, S. C.
I will be at my office in the vil
lage every first Monday and re
main there oue week, to partially
resume the practice of my profes
sion- I have made a speciality of
chronic and contagious diseases of
I thauk my friends for past pat
ronage and solicit a coutinuauce
for the same.
Office Edgefield CH., at T
W. D. JENNINGS SR.,
Sept. 29, '96. M. D.
C. A. GniFFiN,
A. E. PADGETT.
Fire, Life, and Accident Insu
DHARESTON & WESTERN
'August?and Ashville Short Line."
Schedu in effect Oct. 1, 1896.
JV August.... 940am 716 pm
kr Greened.. 1217pm 1130 pm
\.r Anders..... 7 30 pm .
\r Laurent.. 115pm 7 00 am
\rGreenvu.. 2 65pm 945am
lr Glenn S^s....4 05 pm .
\.r Spartan rg.. 3 00 p m 10 20 am
\r Saluda.. 5 23 pm 5 23 p m
ir henderS'ville 551 p m 1 45 p m
Lv Ashville. 820 am
Lv Spartanbt> n 45 a m
Lv Greenville, .n 55a m
Lv Laurens.. 130 pm
Lv Anderson. IQ 25 a ni
Lv Greenwood 2 28 p in
Ar Augusta.. 5 05 p m
Ar Savannah..5 55 A M
4 00 p m
4 00 p m
7 p m
5 00 a in
9 35 a nt
Office in The Farmers Bank of Edge
field, 8. C.
We represent the following First-Class
Northern Assurance Company of
Assets American Branch,
American Fire, Philadelphia,
Will write first-class risks in town
Lv Greenwood.-, 03p m
Ar Raleigh. .. 26a m
Ar Norfolk- 00 am
Ar Petersburg.. OJ a III
Ar Richmond...40a m
Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Oom
pany of Newark, New Jersey.
AU policies participate in dividends
annually, and are incontestible and
non-Forfeitable after two years. ,
Before applying for insurance write
ns or see us personally.
Close connect i( at Green wood for
ill pointe on S. AL and C. and G.
Railway, and atjpnrtanburg with
Southern Rai I wat
For informal iot.|.i! ive to ticket?,
ralos, schedules, eiu|dre.<s
W ,J. C? Gen. Pass. A gt.
field Hotel, tlie Old Saluda
House, I am now prepared to
entertain travellers, boarders,
transient or permanent, at rea
j Soliciting a share of the
j patronage ot thc public, I am
yours to please.
Edge ii eld,
Nov. 5, '95.
BIG ADS AND BIG TALK.
MAY CATCH THE MINDS OF SOME, BU ? ALL
GOOD BUYERS ARE LOOKING FOR THE
Right Goods and the Right Prices,
There have boen some uwful Smash-ups among the Manufac
turers and Jobbers which has enabled us
to buy Goods Cheaper 'lian ever
before, consequently can save you from
Twenty-five to Fifty Per Cent.
On everything in Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes and Hats. We have done
so, are doiu? so to-dav, and will continue *;i do s , regardless of what *
.ithers may do or pay against us. All the argument in the world
would uot induce you t. trade with us if our prices were not light.
A COMPARISON IS ALL WU ASK
and weare satisfied we will please you. Everybody respectfully in
vited to call ?nd see what; we can do for them.
A. J. BROOM,
THE LEADER OF LOW PRICES.
W. J. RUTHERFORD & CO
BBICK, LIME, CEMENT, BEADY HOOFING, 4C.
Corner Washington and Reynolds Street
Augusta, ? - Ga.
WM. SeMWEieERT & ?o. 1
J e AY e 1 ry Establishment,
702 Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.,
JO* Send for our Catalogue.
This space is reserved for R. L.
Fox, who has just returned
from New York with plenty of
ii Alista Cotton Gins ml
Lange stocR ol Engines, Ctjeap ai)fl Goon.
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d*9~ Get our Prices before you buy.
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Uave]|now in store thelr'entlre
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The largest stock ever shown in Augusta. We aim to carry goods whic.i are
lot only intrinsically good, hut which also, in pattern, style, and finish
[ratify a cultivated and discriminating taste, and at the same time, we aim to'
lake our prices so low the closest buyers will be our steadiest customers
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Coffee Pots, Milk Buckets, and Covered Buckets made from the best of
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