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Edgefield Advertiser
TITOS. J. ADAMS, - . - \ . EDITOR
WEDNESDAY, JAX. 20,1597.
Fifteen minutes after Governor
Ellerbe's inauguration on Monday
of this week, thc sun, which had
been veiled in mists and haze for
days and weeks, burst out in all
his pristine effulgence and glory.
Nuf ced. Old Sol knows how it is
himself.
Liberia produces 3,000,000
pounds of coffee annually.
The South Carolina college had
an attendance of 161 students last
year.
Govornor Ellerbe was inaugura
ted on Monday of this week. All
the new state officers have taken
charge of their respective offices.
Froude says that Cicero was a
great trimmer, hut what would
Froude and Cicero soy were they
living now, in South Carolina, tor
instance?
If the State dispensary has
turned into the State treasury
$100,000 of net profits since April,
1896, whee are the profits for the
years preceding 1896?
" Edgefield is represented on the
House committees as follows:
Privileges and elections, S. McG.
Simkins; ways and means, Thos.
H. Rainsford end W. H. Yeldell.
Letters bearing stamps issued
by the ''Cuban Republic" have ap
peared in the United States ?nail
bags, and so far the stamps have
carried the letters to their desti
nation.
In India a terrible plague is
raging, persons attacked by the
disease dying in two or three hours
after suffering dreadful agony.
Tho mortality is great, the horrors
of famine being added to the ter
rors of Hie plague.
Hon. Thomas H. Rainsford, of
Edgefield has int reduced into the
legislature an anti-trust bill, mod
elled after the Georgia law. This
is a very important measure, and
one demanding legislation.
The war department is arrang
ing for a great naval review and
drill off Charleston harbor next
fluesC and* most powefT?T"e?"fpsA ot
the navy will be engaged in the
man sevr?s.
Mr. George Vanderbilt, through
his agents at the famous Bilt
more estate in Xorth Carolina, is
offering inducements to farmers
in that and neighboring States to
improve their stock '03' selling on
reasonable terms calves of his fine
herd of registeren Jerseys. Mr.
Vanderbilt's herd now numbers
two hundred.
An Anglo-American general ar
bitration treaty has been signed
hythe authorized representatives
of the two countries, Sir Julian
Pauncefote and Secretary Olney,
is approved by President Cleve
land, and has been by him sub
mitted to Congress for its ratifica
tion. The articles of this treaty
make war between the two great
nations a remote possibility.
It may be too early to predict
but from til the signs the year
1897 promises no better times than
1896 gave us. The New England
cotton mi il men say that they
will have to shut down entirely or
curtail their output of goods. The
poverty of the country, especially
the middle and lower classes, pre
vents them from using goods of
which they were at one time large
consumers, and in consequence
there is an over-production in, '
most if not all commodities.
President Cleveland has kept
himself informed in regard to the
. situation in Cuba, and while ap
parently an indifferent spectator
of the cruel conflict that for long
weary months has raged on the
island has, it appears, been exert
ing himself in her interests. Ac
cording to the New York Journal,
Secretary Olney, on behalf of our
government, has submitted to Pre
mier Canovas, of Spain, a pro
posai that Spain shall allow to
Cuba autonomy, or self govern
ment, to collect all taxes, her atti
tude to be entirely one of ind?
pendance except that the island
shall remain in name a Spanish
province, It is said that Canovas
agrees, and that now Cleveland
and Olney have only to induce the
Cobaus to consent to the cessa! ion
of hostilities on these terms. The
Cuban leaders, however, aie con
fident of ultimate success in their
struggle for freedom and they may
prefer to fight it out, if need be,
to the bitser end.
Now is thc time to sub
c ribe for the Advertiser,
WHERE, OH WHERE.
If the State buys $100,000 worth
f 'iquor per month, $1,200,000
er year, as is stated to be the
act ; and if the profits from this
mmense sale are 50 per cent, $600,
00 per annum, where ha3 all this
noney found lodgment?
A LONG NEEDED WORK.
We are in receipt of a schcol
listory of the United States by J.
A'm. Jones, D. D., which will sup
)ly a long felt want in our South
on institutions of learning -an
inpartial history of our country,
rair to all sections, and giving that
ustice to the Southern States in
?eating of the causes, conduct and
results of the War of Secession,
?Therein Northers authors fail,
through prejudice, or lack of in
formation. Prof. Jones is a South
erner, was chaplain in the Army
)f Virginia, an intimate friend of
Gen. Lee and President Davis, and
wras present on every battlefield on
Virginia soil from 18G1 to 1895.
Besides the advantage of an ex
ceptionally rich personal experi
encs Dr. Jones brought to the work
the fruits of twenty years of study
and research.
LEGISLATIVE.
The General Assembly of the
State of South Carolina met in
tlie State House in Columbia on
Tuesday, Jau. 12th. Hon. Frank
B. Gary was re-elected speaker of
the house.
Gen. R. R. Hemphill was re
o.ected c?eik. Senator D. K. Nor
ris, of Anderson, was elected pres
iden!; pro Um; Mr. W. H. Stew
ard, reading clrrk, and Rev. J. H.
Willoughby, Chaplain.
There were severa) candidates
fo.f Sergeant at-a-ms, and on the
third ballot Co! J. W. Flo>d, of
of Kershaw, was declared elected.
On motion last year's rules were
adopte i.
Lieutenant-Governor Tim mer
man read his appointments of
clerks, pages, door keepers and
tba like and then announced the
Senate committees.
For Clerk Gen. J' Walter Gray,
I Jessa T. Gantt and ?Mi. J. T.
Austin were nominated. Thc rote
resulted as follows; Gray 59,
Gantt 48, Austin 4. Gen. Gray
wa3 declared elected and sworn
in.
For Sergeant-at-arm8 Mr. N. H.
Stansell and Mr. S. G. Hoi ley
were nominated. The vote re
sulted as follows: Stansell 87,
dared elected and sworn in.
Mr. J. S. Withers was elected
reading clerk witout opposition.
There was two nominations for
Chaplain, Rev. J. C. Abney and
Rev. M. M. Kinard. Mr. Kinard
received 53 votes and Mr. Abney
46. Mr. Kinard wns declared
elected.
WO R li D WIT HOL T FN D.
The bishop of North Carolina
has issued tho following ukase
To the Cleregy of the Diocese of
North Carolina and tho jurisdic
tion of Asheville :
Dear Brethren:-During the
approaching session of the General
Assembly of North Carolina, I
desire that the prayer of our peo
ple should be offered fer the de
vine guidance and protection of
the Commonwealth iu tho exercise
of legislative function, and to
that end hereby authorize the in
sertion in the prayer for Con
gress of the fallowing words. Im
mediately after the words, "in
Congress assembled,insert "'and
for the General Assembly of this
State now in session."
Praying (Jod's blessing upon
you, upon our Stat and our com
mon country, I am your brother
and servant,
Jos Blount Cheshire, Jr., Bishop
December 30, 1896.
RAINFORD'S ANTI-TRUST
BILL.
The Columbia State has the
following to say Raiusford' anti
trust bill is modeled on Georgia's
and is said to have some improve
ments upon the original. Its
erins, as printed to-day, seem to
5e sufficiently comprehensive. Il
egislators" doubt the need ol
strong laws against trusts they | j
:an get some points without
earing this city. Through tbe
lespotic policyof these monopolies
ndepf Udent businesses have been
lestroyed and their managers ll
:onverted into mere * gents of the
rustR, and merchants are com
pelled te sell trust products to
he exclusion of all other's, or bf
?oycotted to their ruin We hope
nd believe there will be nc. I \
erious opposition to a draslic
aeasure of relief.
Late For Heaven.
A pessimstic German say? ht
el ie ves there is nothing so im
'Ortant iu this world-or in t he
lext-that will make a woman
aeet au appointment on time i
he exigencies of her toilet require
pecial amount of attention. Thip
9whal he says: "If thedear Goc
hould announce from one end o
he world to another that on th?
st of January, from 12 to 1
'clock, he would open tho gate
f Paradise to al I who mad" ap
1 ?cat ion at that time, tho women
r?uld arrive late. In spile of Ik
mporlance of the occasion, the\
'ould find it impossible to com
lete a satisfactory toilet In for?
vening."-New Y? rk Times.
\
ihall They be Paid for Rail
roads Never Completed?
SENATOR S?DMTH'S BILL.
it Forbids the Collection of Taxes
to Pay for Bonds for Which no
Value Has Been Keceived- So
licitor Thurmond Explains the
Scope and Purport of the Bill.
Thore has been considerable
:alk amoLg the legal fraternity
ibout the antagonistic attitude of
;he Federal and ?State courts on
;he question of the payment of
Township bonds in aid of rail
roads that have never been com
pleted, and 3'esterday a Register
reporter interviewed Solicitor J.
William Thurmond with regard to
a. bill dealing with this suhjpct
whish he prepared for Senator
Suddath, of Saluda, and which
was introduced in the Senate,
Friday. Hoing asked thc purport
and scope of the bill, Mr. Thur
mond answered in effect as fol
lows :
"The bili simply forbids thc
Boards of County Commissioners
and ot':er ofilcers from assessing
and levying; and treasurers and
other officers collecting taxes to
pay township bonds issued in aid
of railroads that have hover been
completed and finished through
the townships issuing such bonds.
Floyd against Perrin decided
that as the townships were simply
given the right to subscribe to thc
railroad, and to assess \ixes to
pay the subscription, they were
without, any corporate purpose,
and therefore the power lo assess
a tax to pay this subscription was
violative of the Constitu? ion. Hui
in 1888, the L?gislature did what
the townships could not do; i
levied tho tax to pay the bonds
previouly i ?fued when the railroad
was completed and finished
through the township issuing the
same. This Act was held cons'i
tutional by our Supreme Court in '
Railroad Company against White- ;
sides and in other cases.
Some time back the United I
Stales Court in Folsom against ?
Xinely-S;x Township, held the
township bonds valid. So we
have ourSuureme Cmrt giving ene
of our Acts one construction and j
the United States Supreme Court1
giving it another. The two courts
Gave co-ordinate jurisdiction inj
this matter, and neither isl
supp, i or to the oilier.
No? .Mr. Suddath's bill may
bring about a conflict between
said two courts, or between the
Federal Courts and our tax as
sessing.ahd collecting o Ricers. Un
der Mr. Suddath's bill one of those
officers would not dare violate its
provisions, as the punishment is
?ervsreat. Now, our court will
fore would not issue a mandamus
against said officers, or otherwise
aid in the collection of said
bonds. But the Federal Court
might assume this authority, and
if so a question will be made that
the sooner it is settled the better.
Assessment can only be made
by officers appointed or elected
for that purpose. Our State officers
are the only such officers, and
certainly a Federal Court cannot
rsquire them to do what our statute
says they shail not do, and what
our courts say is wrong to do. The
statutory remedy for collection of
taxes is exclusive, unless other
remedies are expressly authorized.
Tho?e bonds can be paid only by
laxes collected by our treasurers
crea tee by our statutes, and thin
is prohibited. If the Suddath bill
I ecomes a law thc Federal Court?
will find many obstacles in their
usurped judicial path before they
are able lo make plethoric the
purses of those shrewd Northerners
who have so duped our people."
Register
Senator Tillman is, perhaps, one
of the most inconsistent men in
the State and should never again
blame a United States Senator for
leaving Washington and intersting
himself in local politics. Tillman
had no more right in Dillon on
last Monday than Hampton did
in Aiken several years ago, and
of which Tillman made poli
tical capital. "Upon what meat
hath our Ceasar fed that ho hath
grown so great?" He has evidently
grown greater than bis party and
claims for himself special privi
leges that he is not willing to ,
;;rant to others. In his speech
it Dillon he intimated thal the
)9opleliving below the proposed '
iew county line had nothing 1
vhatevertodo with the matter. ,
.( this be Inw, what has a man >
iving in Washington to do with
t? In the name of all the gods, ?
vhere will such annoyance and j
issumption cease?. The idea ol
i United Stales Senator leaving ,
A'ashinglon when the Senate was <
n session, to take part in n countv
.Hair is too absurd to rca li/.".
'Miman was sent lo Wash- j
ngton to represent South ?
Jarolina in the National Senate,
nd not to gc around the Stati 1
ddrossing crowds DU local ?ssues. :
-Marion Star.
Georgia pays her Judges #2,000
s salary. On I h's poor pay two j
f her judg-s ha vu had spa rp
hang-' tor drink, enough io war
int tho Legislature in iii vet I ?gat
ig their conduct with :i view <M ^
npreaching them.-Oc-meo X -'.v>
I?ri??i>- your Job ?3
O ti
Work to this office- j,
iOAv prices.
16 BURNED ALIVE
\wiul Tate of Children in an
1 Orphan Homo.
Dal hi?, Tex., Jan. 16.-Fire
somp?etly de?lroyed the Buckner's
Orphan ho ne near here early this
morning. Sixteen children were
cremated and nine injured, three
of thom fatally. All of the dead
Except one were buried th 8 even
ing in the cemetery home. Rev,
Mr. Buckner, manager of the
home, officiated. The home physi
cians are in attendance on the
injured. All tho farmers in the
nein'ty turned out and assisted
in making coffins, digging graves
and burying the victims. There
were 147 boys and more than 100
gi rio in the house, but all are ac
counted for.
Tho fire was discovered about
midnight. Mrs Britton the boys'
matron, had been in bed some
time when she was awakened by
the smell of smoke. She jumped
to the floor, found ir so hot that
sh<; could not stand on it, and
she immediately raised cry of fire.
The a'taches were hastily aroused
and sent in all directions to rouse
the children. Such was Mrs. Brit
Lou's anxiety for the safety of
inmates thal she forgot her own
children and despite her frantic
ci?orls at rescure, they r/ere
budded to death.
TUB fir;; is believed io have
ordinated under the room occupied
Mr?. Britton. Before Mrs. Bjition
retired for tie- night, she had the
boys clean out and prepare ?
Ktov>- situated in the room just
under for Iii" morning TIM. She
theu Bent ou^jof the large [boys to
see if the work had 'm en properly
done. He reported everything
all right, ?mt it, is believed some
live coals wviv scattered on the
c?.rpot near the stow,-which
woodwork. The building was ol'
iv ?od and the tire communicated
toits V?J?OUSwings with incredible
rapidity. The children were hastily
aroused and hurried out of tie
building wrapped in their night
clothes and bed quiits. All were
badly frightened and when the
?.hrieks of those who were benni
cremated in the roaring, mass ot
;! mies reached 'heir ears they be
came unmanngnable and were with
difficulty prevented from rushing
in!<.? the fir" in an effort at rescue.
The building -.vas soon destroyed
and at daylight the work of search
ing the ruins was taken up. All
the children were accounted for
by noon. The home is 10 miles
from Dallas and it would have
been impossble to get aid out in
matter wilf be mvelt^tfr^?.
The Editor Was Ont.
Charleston, S. C., ?5.-"The
blood on the moon" situation
which has ben understood to be
brewing between this city, and
Columbia duringa the past few
days, in consequence of au
editorial squib which appeared in
the Char!.'.stop, morning paper on
Wednesday, is believed to have
happily blown over. The squib
which caused the rumored trouble
is given below :
"A gentleman promiu^nt in mil
itary affaira in South Carolina
whose name could not bs lear ned,"
says the AugUbta Herald, while
riding up Center street yesterday
afternoon met with a painful
accident. His horse was wild
and became unmanageblej and
threw him on the pavement near
Stafford's blacksmith shop bruie
i hg him up considerably and
otherwise injuring him." Does
any! ody know whether Gen. John
L\. Watts baa been iu Augasta
within the past week? He is the
only gentleman prominent in
military affairs in South Carolina
just now we belive."
When this was read in official
circles in Columbia Wednesday
it was construed at ouce to be a
reckless and uncalled for revival
of a campaign slander and ex
clamations of "Outrage!" and
liier expletives of a less mild
character were freely indulged in
by the friends of the Adjutant and
Inspector General, who was and
bad been strictly attending to his
?fficial duties 'at the capitol af
the lime of the alleged occurrence
ivhich gave tho excuse for thia
pointed personal innuendo.
General Watts was very much
tunoyed and the first tra ia out of
Columbia for Charleston bore
limself and his friend, Major
Karney Evans, oceanward. It was
mderstood they wen? bound for
Charleston to interview tb" the
.ditor They duly appeared in
his eily and visited the editorial
anet uni, it is said, but failed lo
ind the edi or in. There was no
ack of '.fighting'' editor < on
land, bu; as all disavowed writing
lie squib while freely ottering
hemselves es targets for the
imaginary guns which Hie Ad
Utant (b lierai and thr> jovial
Jamey were supposed lo havn
bout them no gore was BPI lied,
h" Adjutant General being lifter
h? impersonal and elusive "we"
rho bad actually penned tho
lersonal paiagraphs. Telephonic
mimunica'ion was opened, it ia ?
.?id. M iib iii" r< sideiico of the 1
lannging ....??or bu! was met with
be answer ilia! he was confined
) ?ii" house and in lite hands of
is physicians, so ibis believed
be military expedition has re
lined lo Columbia.
ignited
and soon spread to thc
S
Colden Rhind Heard From.
Annapolis. * Jan. 5.-The court
Di' appeals to-day reversed the
decision of the court below in the
celebrated South Carolina bond
case. The suit grew out of a dis
pute between T. Edward. Ham
bleton & Co., and other Balti
moreans and Colden Rhind of
Georgia and a bankers named
Lancaster of New York and Rich
mond, wnere a divisou of commis
sions for floating a bond issue of
tho State of South Carolina.
In 1892" Rhind obtained author
ity from the authorities of South
Carolina to fi oat $600,000 State
bo>;d3. He applied to Lancastar
Dr aid in for mit g a n inca te to
take them. Lancaster was un
able to float the entire issue and
Hambleton & Co., were appealed
to. It was agree d that subscribers
should share alike in the profits
Df tho transaction. After the
bond issue, Lancaster and Rhind,
it is alleged, entered into a secret
agreement whereby two-thirds of
the interest due on July 1, 1893,
should be paid to Lancaster to
pay ''syndicate expenses,"wbich,
it was hinted, was political influ
ence. This, if the whole of the
issue were considered, would
amount to more than $118,000.
The court holds that the syndi
cate had a rght to know what
these syndicate expenses were
and says |hat Lancaster not only
suppressed the truth, but deli
berately uttered the most unblush
ing falsehoods. The court finds
against the claim . f v ?ind that
Lancaster was entitled ?o this two
thirds ir. ?eres!,and require* Rhind
to pay oveJ $26,250 with irt.-rest
and costs to tba applicants, the
Baltimore members of the syndi
cate.
Senator Tillman and Governor
John G. Evans have iocked horns
over the managmenl of Clem
sun, John Gary E.'ans dam
ing thal Clemson is no good. Here
IS a par! of what the senator s:iid :
"I am surprised, he said, at I he
altitude :if seeming antagonism
that the governor has a-humed,
.md also wiih the one sidedness,
so to speak, ot the comparison
which he makes betwe. n Clemson
and Winthrop. A- lam a trustee
of both colleges I am of course
more or less familiar with ths
details of thr)ir management, and
also witn the diflicul<ieB under
which they have labored; and a
great many people who have
criticised,und who perhaps have
grounds for criticism, would un
derstand the situation better If
they could be made to understand
which we are trying to organize
and carry on at Clemson.
Ciiildrens
Sc?iool
Shoes.
Now is the season to
buy the best School
Shoes for your children.
Buy solid goods. They
are the cheapest in the
end.
JAMES M. COBB,
Headquarters for Good Shoes.
SUMMONS.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
EDGEFIELD COUNT r.
Court Common Pleas.
Summons for Relief. Complaint
not served.
Jennie C. Hammond, as adminis
tratrix, eura testamento annexo,
of the estate of Fannie P. Ham
mond, deceased, and in her own
right, Plaintiff, against C. W.
Hammond, M. P. Culbreath,
Lucia Miller, Wm. F.Culbreath,
Harry Culbreath, and The Farm
ers Bank of Edgefield, Defend
ants.
To the Defendants above named:
You are hereby summoned and
required to answer the complaint
in this action, which is filed in
the office of the Clerk of the Court
of Common Pleas for the said
conn tv, and to s.rve a copy of
your answer lo the said complaint
on tho subscribers at their oifice,
Edgefield Court House, South
Carolina, w ithin t we n ty day s a f t er
the service hereof, exclusive of the
lay of such service; and if you
fail to answer the complaint with
in the time aforesaid, the plain
ill' in this action will apply lo
he court for the relief demanded
n the complaint.
Dated at Edgefie.d, S. C., Dec. .
10th, A. I). 1S9G.
SHEPPARD BROS.,
Post- Plaintiffs1 Attorneys.
JOHN B. HILL, (L. S )
C. C. C. P.
'o M. P. Culbreath and Wm. F. ?]
Culbreath, non-resident defend
ants: r
You will lake not ice I hat t he
omplflinl ii: th" above slated
cl ion is on file in ! he office of t lu
!|erk of Court of Common Pleas
land for said county of Edge
eld and Slate ol' South Carolina.
SHEPPARD BROS.,
Plaintiffs' Attorneys.
For Sale
"MIK Ifuirr-Thoma* traci ol' lan.I in
the riorlInvest fork nf 'li" ('hai:
>ll-> ainl Kl : 1 . . I ? I roads, con tai tiing
xml Iwi'iiiy--even acres.
B. fi A WK KN* CK.
Angula, Ca.
Ifanted-?n Idea Sw? i
.otect your Idem: they may bring TOO wealth, f
rite JOHN WEDDERBURN & CO.. Puten t Attor
yg. WMhlngton, O. C.. for their ?1.8UI prlso offer
id Ust ot two hundred Inventions wanted. 1
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Reason
that 20,000,000 bottles of a
medicine could not be sold
unless it was goori, honest, and
did what was claimed fur it.
Here are the facts about
DR. CLARK JOHNSON'S
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? ^8 nvu
Z In 30 years 20,000,000 bottles ^
* have been sold to cure Blood
? Diseases, and it must be a <
? CURE. All the sickness tn V
k this world is caused by bad ^
? blood ; Weakness, Loss of ap- ?
?petite. Dyspepsia, Headaches, <.
Constipation, Liver and Kidney <">
troubles, Scrofula, Pimples, etc. ?
Attack the foundation of dis- ?
ease, cleanse the blood, bring it ?
back to the splendid work ir.ten- ?
ded for it by nature. There ?
tmay be other'ways, but the best ?
is by using the tried and true V
fr remedy v
Dr. Clark Johnson's
I INDIAN BLOOD SYRUP |
? 50c. per bettie ; al! ?tv^ysts. I
Bank of Edgefield,
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Statement of the Bank of EdgefiVld
at the close of business on the 4th ?lay
of Jaruary. LS!)7 ;
RESOURCES.
Loans and discounts. $92.S'v3.38
Reai estate and hank h'ldTg.. 4,9S-.\37
Safeand furniture. 1,'!:.4S
Judgments. ]J7!.!5U
Due from other banks. '.47 1.24
Cash in vault. 8.<it?J,09
$114,706.92
LIA BIL rn ES.
Capital stock. $5S,.*>0 1.O0
Deposits (individual). 49,370.06
Undivided profits. 7,086.86
$114,70(5.92
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, I
COUNTY OF EDOEFIKLD. i
i,E. J. M i m.?, Cashier of the Bank
of Edgefield, do solemnly swear tltat
the above statement is true to the best
of my knowledge and belief,
K.J. MI MS.
Sworn to before me Mus 5th day of
January, 1S'.!7. X. <'. EVANS,
Correct* Attest : N. P. S. C.
A. S. TOMPKINS, )
T. S. LKWI8, ? Directors.
J. IL BoUKNlGHT, )
DIRECTORS.
I J. M. SKIONIOUS. J. IL BOUKNIGIIT,
A. S. TOMPKINS, J. C. SHEPPARD,
T. S. LKWIS, C. C. FULLER,
W. W.ADAMS, B*. S. HOLLAND,
W. E. PRESCOTT.
OFFICERS Ol* BANK.
J. C. SHEPPARD, President.
W. W. ADAMS, vice-President
E J. M i MS, Cashier.
J. H. ALLEN, Assistant Cashier.
SCHEDULE.
C. C. G. & C. K. K. COMPAN Y.
Nov. 22, 1S9?.
Lv Columbia via. ?Southern Kail
way 5 40 a m
Lv Augusta (110 a m
Lv Ed gc ii old (j loam
Lv Tren lon 7 15 a m
Ar Aiken , S 35 a m
Lv A ?ken ll 15 a m
Lv Trenton 12 30 p m
Ar Edgefield 1 00 p tu
Ar Columbia via. Southern Rail
way 4 50 j. m
Lv Edgefield 2 25 p m
Lv Trenton via. Sou'horn Rail
way 3 8 p m
Ar Augusta 4 15 p m
Ar Columbia 5 50 p m
Lv Columbia via. Southern Rail
way 1 15 p m
Lv Augusta 2 10pm
Lv Trenton 3 OS p ra
Ar Edge lie ld 3 25 p ra
E. G HALTIWANGER,
Frt. Sc Passenger A'gt. Edgefield,
S. C.
I. W. FOWLER, Agent for Pur
chasing Committee, Aiken, S. C.
CHARLESTON & WESTERN
CAROLINA RAILWAY.
"Augusta and Ashville Short Line."
Schedule in effect Oct. 1, 1S9G.
Lv Augusta. !) 40 a m 7 15 p m
Ar Greenwood.. 12 17p m ll 30p m
Ar Anderson_ 7 30 p ni
Ar Laurens_ 1 15 p m 7 00 ti m
Ar Greenville.. 2 55pm 9 4f> r m
Ar Glenn Sp'gs_405 p in .
Ar Spart an burg., 3 00 p m 10 -JO a m
Ar Saluda_ 5 23 p m .*> L*O p m
Ar henderson ville 551 p m 1 45 pm
Ar -V.su vi I le.645p m .
Lv Ashville.... 820am .
Lv Spartan burg ll 40 a m 4 00 pm
Lv Greenville_ll 55a m 4 00 p m
Ar Laurens..., 130pm 7 pm
Lv Anderson.. 10 25 a m .
Ar Greenwood.. 2 200 p m ? 00 a in
Lv Augusta_ 5 05 p m !> 35 a m
Lv Savannah - r> 55 a ni .
Lv Greenwood.. 5 .J.*' p m
Ar Raleigh_ 1 23 a m
Ar Norfolk_ 7 00 a m
Ar Petersburg_G 00 a m
Ar Richmond_*> JO a m
Close connect ions at Greenwood for
iii points ou S. A. L., and C. and <L
Railway, and at Spartanburg with
Southern Railway.
For inform?t iiMi relative to tickets
ales, schedules, etc., address
W. J. CitAiG, Cen. Pass. Agt.
Augusta, Ga.
rt
Patents Wanted.
Parties h av inp inventions thor wish to pro
?ct should procure their patents through our
gency. Inventor's Manual, a book containing
lost ol patents, mode of procedure, etc., and
ither information, sent for 3c. stamp.
OurlUt of patents wanted, for which largeBums
if money are offered, sent with the Manual,free.
We find purchasers for patents procured
hrough our agency. Branch offices in all tho
?rlncipal cities and in all foreign countries.
rHE WORLD'S PROGRESS,
-O. J. BAILKT, Manager,
?01-B07 PLUM ST., CINCINNATI. O?
?"te ? uro to mention thit paper, r \
BIG ADS AND BIG TALK.
MAY CATCH THE MINDS OF SOME, BU V ALL
GOOD BUYERS ARE LOOKING FOR THE
Hight Goods and the Hight Prices,
There have been nomo awful Smash-ups among the Manufac
turers andJobbers which ha? enabled tia
to buy Goods Cheaper 'han 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 doing so to-day, and will continue *a do s->, regardless ot what
others may do or say against us. All the argument in the world
would not induce you t?. trade with us if our prices were not right.
A COMP Ali Ts OX is A LL WE A SK
and weare satisfied we will please you. Everybody respectfully in
vited to call and see what we can do for them.
Very respect ful Iv,
A. J. BROOM,
TIIE L E A D E R OF LO W P RICE S.
Oct. 21-1896.
W. J. RUTHERFORD & CO
-DEALERS IN
BUICK, LIME, CEMENT, BEADY BOOFING, 4C.
Corner Washington and Reynolds Street
Augusta, ? H Gr St?
Oct. 20-6m. _
A New Year's Greeting!
JEWELRY, SILVER NOVELTIES, WATCHES,
POCKET BOOKS, DIAMONDS, TOILET AR
TICLES, CLOCKS. BRASS TABLES, CUT
G LASS, TIN E U M B R E L LAS.
Send for our 1897 Catalogue.
WM. SeHWEieERT & 0O-?
- JEWELRY,
702 Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.,
AT
56 Pieces China Tea Set, - - - $8.75
Now Watches, Warranted, - $2.50
Other Watches as low as - $1.50
Jardineers, from - - - $1.25 up
.Bx & rTvLanjDS_fiuest on earihin Hall, Banquet, and Piano
Styles, from - - - $2.00 up.
Full Line of the ever Popular links.
SEWING MACHINES, on easy T E R M S.
?? Amito Cotton Gins eii? Presses.
Large erees of. Englues, oijeep BOB Goos.
?^DADn JIR?N WORKS AND
??Or\f\U ( SUPPLY COMPANY.
A.TI&UST.A, GA.
Machinery and Supplies. Repairs, etc., Quickly Made.
??S?T" Get our Prices before you buy.
ALWAYS IN THE LE??
0. LEVY ? CO.,
? A IL 0 R- FI7 < 'Z 0 THIEU S,
AUGUSTA, - GEORGI 4.
i
Have now in store their entire "
FALL AND WINTER STOCK OF CLOTHING
Tlie largest stock ever shown in Augusta. We aim to carry goods whic.i are
not only intrinsically good, but which also, in pattern, style, and finish,
gratify a cultivated and discriminating taste, and At the same time, we aim to
make our prices so low the closest buyers will be our steadiest customers
Polite attention to all. A call will be appreciated.
I. C. LEVY & CO.
TAILOR-FIT CLOTHIERS, AUGUSTA, GA
YOUR ATTENTION /
-; IP 3TOTT _N EED-_
Steves, Stove Fans, Stove Pp, Tinware, fell M
ZETA. IST GIT GROCERIES,
Loaded Shells, Canned Goods, Confectioneries.
Evaporators Repaired or made to Order. i
LARGEST COOK STOVE FOFTTHE MONEY.
Coffee Pots. Milk Buckets,and Covered Buckets made from tbe best of
Tin in the market. Repairs fer Cook Stoves I sell, kept in stock. Call
on or address
CHAS. A.. AUSTIN,
?TOHlsTSTOIN*, S. C.
All Liquors
bottled under the
Dispensary
"Red, White and Blue1
label are distilled and guaranteed by us. We have b
selling to thc South for FORTY YEARS and we ki
what you want. Ask your Dispensary for " Red, White
and Blue" label liquor and insist on getting it.
FREIBERG & WORKUM, Distillers,
LYNCHBURG, 0. PETERSBURGH, KY, CINCINNATI, 0?

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