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Rtgnlations or Primary Met
ADOPTED IN FAIRFELD COUNTY.
1. Within a re asonable time before
the day fixd by law f ' :1y aeneral
or spe-ial el t'o , it sh:ll be the
duty of the Ctountv Executive Con
mittee. throu,h it-~Chairman, to noi -
fy the President, r other presidi:
officer, of each townshin club to hl I
a primarv election for the ,iiunati--,
of nersons for the several oices to be
2. Immediately upon the receipt of
such notification. the president of c-( :
township ell'" shall. Iy Meaus of c(u
riers or in such other nanner as !
may deem suitable, notify every mlec.
ber of the timie and place of such e
tion. as set forth in the notification
from the County executive Cownitt.
3. On the day appointed for th
primary election, each club shall -z
semble at the time and pIece specificl,
and shall be called to order by a
4. Withir. thirty minutes after t1:,
club is called o orde r, the pol's fbr
the primary -e 1 shall open
q'ded, That su'n polls shall all on,
at 12 o'clock, n.. precisely, and closv
at 4, p. i., precisely.
5. At each club poll there shall be
three managers of election, selected
follows : One appointed by the Count
Executive Committee, one appomnti
by the president of the township club,
and one elected by the township club.
The election of managers may be heik,
at any time, according to the conve
nience of the township club.
6. Before entering upon their du
tics. the poll managers shall severally
subscribe to the following pledge: 'L
solemnly pledge myself on honor, th'at I
I will faithfully perform all the duties
incident to my position as manager cf
7. The County Executixe Commit
tee shall furnish each township club
with a suitable ballot-box, with a lock,
for the safekeeping of which the pres.
ident of the club shall be responsible.
S. Within ten days before the day
fixed for the primary election, the see
retary of each local club shall begin
the preparation of an alphabetical list
of all the enrolled members of the.
club; and three days before such pri
mary election he shall complete and
close such list and deliver the sawe to
one of the duly chosen managers of
9. On the opening of the polls t' e
ballot-boxes shall be emptica of alh
contents, e.nd exhibited, thus emptied,
to those persons in attendance upon
the polls. The boxes shall then be
closed and locked,.and shall so remain
until the polls are closcd.
10. The managers shall keep a poli
list and a tally list, and for t,his pur
pose may choose a clerk from among
11. The ballots used shall be either
printed or written, and shall contain
the names of the persons voted for,
and the different offices, in the same
manner as is prescribed by law in the
case of State and county elections.
12. Before being permitted to cast
a vote, each person shall take in good
faith the following pledge: "'Isolemn
ly affirm that I am a duly enrolled
member of this Democratic club, that
I have not voted at this election, an~d
that I will abide by and sustain all
nominations made by the Democratic
party, whether for Federal, State or
County officers.'' A refusal to take
this pledge or any part of the same
shall be a good ground of challenge
13. When, for any cause, a voter
shall be challenged, the managers may
accept or reject the vote thus offered.
In either case it shall be tr duty of
the managers to have entered on their
poll-list a statement of the circum
stances and of their action therein and
also the names. of the candidates voted
for, or offered to be voted for, by the
party challenged. The matter shall
then be decided by the County Execu
tive Committee, whose decision shall
it. On the close of the polls the
managers shall proceed, immediate
ly and continuously, to count the
v'otes, in the same manner and under
the same regulations as are pre
scrib ed by law for general elections.
15. When the votes shall have
been counted, the managers shall
make out, in duplicate, returns show
ing the number of votes cast for each
person voted for, the office for which
he is voted for, and the total number
of votes cast. One of these returns
shall be deposited in the ballot-box,
and the other shall be delivered to the
secretary of the club, to be by him
tiled with the records of the club
The returns shall be signed by all the
managers, who shall likewise certify
to the correctness of the same.
16. The ballot-box, containing the
ballots, the poll-list and the certified
return of the managers-together
with any other papers they may deem
proper ~to include-shall be forthwith
forwarded, securely locked, to the
secretary of the County Executive
Committee. For the purpose of this
forwarding the President shall select
and appoint some discreet abd other
wise suitable person to act as mes
17. On the Tuesday next following
the day en^ which the primary elec
tion is held. the County Executive
Clommittee shall meet at Winnsboro,
at 12 o'clock, mn. Th e secretary shall
roduce the certified returns from the
(ifferent clubs, nd shall open and
publish the sam;e in the presence of
the C'omm:ittee. The Com:nittee shall
then cause to be :'regated the total
vote of all the clubs arnd the vote for
each canidate. They shall, without
debate, determine ali ape:s; andy
shall add or deduct all the votes
allowed or dis8ll.od. as the case n;ay
be. The final resul shl thnb
summtred up and declared.
jS if --l pean sunll imave re
published in someo newpper issued
at the county seat.
19. IF for any office it be found
t h:1 o candie has received a "uz
I:ty of:ithe VoteS east tthe0 r
m .ar el ion, for such oflico, th
Coun Vy Ex _ e%c11tie omm0:11itte'e' sh::"'
forthwith e Iuman icate the result to
th several t:,wisip clubs, and,
it ma.nr -zeeinbfre preSCried,
Order a secon pri-n-ry election to be
hd on the Saturd.V ne,xt suec%eking
the m1eetim the mm. .!ttt1el This
SCcond' etion Ctl all~~ be he-ld under
the same rulations ao the first.
2o. A t:ebr-o primiary el-c
tion. onlV the t w t:mdi dates rece',i;n
tO highest zi:r f votCS t he
forme eletion.allbe vtedfor:
rovf,ided, Tatn the' cass where
more than oe 6 rson t be select d
r the sa-Le 'ote, the f,ccuive
Com,mitee ain. .eleet, zecoerding to
the uumAer vi iS prevIoLusly re
eeived, twic a.s -,au rsns as there
are ofihcil pwIitions 1o be filled.
21. At Such secon primary ele
tior, the tw. r mor CWdidates thus
announced shall be voted for, all votes
fcr other parties being considered as
scattering and not couuted. The re
turns of this election shall be nade in
the same manner as is hereinb-fOre
prescribed for the first.
22. Should there be no choice at
the second election, the County Ex
ecutive Committee shall select the
nominees from the two or more can
didates voted for in the clubs.
53. The persons receiving the ma
jority of votes at this second election,
or chosen by the Executive Com
mittee, shall be the nominees of the
24. No votes shall be counted for
any candidate unless he shall first
have pledged himself in writing, or
in a card pubYshed in a county news
paper, to abide by and support the
nominations of the Democratic party
and not to accept either a nomination
or an office from any source other tWan
the regularly constituted Democratic
Myths are but Symbols of Truth.
As the scholar sees in the v.in but
beautiful mythologies of the ancients
the embodied expressions of the hun
crv human soul, blindly groping
after the Infinite, so the physician
sees in that popular myth of the six
teenth century the fountain of per
netual health an youth- an expres
sion of the longings of suffering hu
manity for a remedy that should for
ever prevent the incursion of disease.
The wilds of Europe were ransancke-d
for this wonderful fountain, and Ponce
de Leon sought for it in the cypress
swamps and tangled everglades of our
sunny Florida. 3Men have searched
for it everywhere and anywhere but
were it really is-in the humaan body
itself. The~blood is the real fountain
of perPet.ual health and youth. When
this source is corrupted, the painful
bnd corrw-producing effects are visi
formin ilic itmanifests itself would
fomsubjects upon which I mig~ht
mite volumes. But as all the varied
forms of disease which depend upon
bd blood are cured. or best treated,
by such medicines as take up from
this fluid and exerete from the sys
tem the noxious elements, it is not of
practical importance that I shiould
describe each. For instance, medieal
authors descr'be about fifty varieties
of skin dilsease, but as they all require
for their cure very similar treatment.
t is of no practical utility to know
just what nam1e to apply to a certain
Iform of skin disease, so you know how
best to cure it. Then again ,Inmight
o on and describe various kinds of
'scrofulous sores, fever sores, white
swellings, enlarged glands, and ulcers,
sore throat, bony tumnors, etc. ; but as
ll these various-appearing manifesta
tions of bad blood are cured by a
uniform means, I deem such a course
unnecessary. Thoroughly cleanse the
blood, which is the great fountain of
life, and good digestion, a fair skin,
buoyant spirits, vital strength, and
soundness of constitution, will all re
turn to us. For this purpose Dr.
Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
and Purgative Pellets are pre-emni
nently the articles needed. They are
warranted to cure tetter, saltrheum,
sald head, St. Anthony's fire, rose
rash or erysipelas, ring-worms, pim
pes, blotches, spots eruptions, pus
tules, boils, carbuncles, sore eyes,
rough skin, scurf, scrofulous sores and
swellings, affections of the skin, throat
and bones, and ulcers of the liver,
stomach, kidneys, and lungs..
NIJNE NOVGOROD FAIr.--The great
market of the eastern world has been
held at this junction of the Vo!ga and
Olga Rivers, in Russia, every summer
Ifor hundreds of years. Here the
nations of Europe and Asia meet with
their products for trade. Cossac-k,
Chinese, Turk and Persian meet the
German and the Greek with every
variety of m;erchandise that ma-.kind
employs, firm sapphires to grind
sones,ta opium, fur, fo,tools and
last but not least, m edicinjes. J. C.
Aver & Co.'s celebrated remedies from
Aerica were displayed in an elegant
bazaar where the Doctor himself
miht sometimes be seen. They are
known and taken on steppes of Asia
as well as the prairies of the West,
and are an effectual antidote for- the
diseases that prevail in the courts of
the North as well as the huts and
c-abins of the westrn c4ntinenlt.
ECONOMY IS WEA LTII,
Po'r Richm-d s:: If this b tru t it
iwieneve;y fam i!V to u Drcs Stin
G! ht:e in pref er ence to any ot, be
e eit is the ~ mo e momcal ver au
freMred in Ih wrl. It i he most ecor-om
ltetii ecus i is the h.. ; t i the cheapest
breaCuse it is the best. It i urer, whie,
ad Mtro)nger th~an any ohr t. It as
rceived the highesr award ver all ceti
t in the fonr. qu:1r~ters of The obe Do'
I~:;r '~rflPi-~ A ~.t. ~hr T),irv~'~,~'
TIlt J. 1. GR3~NI'J
W. I. WAL . -
t iotranit is inin
*,* 4;1s .s ib
his hoo.A wPot pe u
o s lla n
Stve berand 1 of , the m 1i tare
therand marc'to thcbefre t. Ar
rivfl of the Govefno,
ingr prevente-d frllM givingr f
.io r o mr the 0e1 A4rations .ale in
hi anotr..As weg to prcs our
tOwn is "tll -Ive With -n., 4i.i(
thue band is pla-ving, the military in
Aine, and citizens ready to join inl
the grand march'to the dlepoi. All
honor to the chief.
In another- column we print the
regulations recently adopted by the
Fairfield democracy for conducting
primary elections. R.?ad them.
Trustees ofthe Stage U niversity.
Sam'! Dibble, R. W. Boyd, C. H.
Simonton, James H. Rion, James
D. Blandiug, J. F. J. Caldwell andl
,Io. S. Preston-elected by the
Legislature the 22nd instant.
Friday, in the House, Mr. You
mans, of Barnwell, offered a resolu
tion to prohibit and punish lobby
ing. The resolution was tabled by
a vote of 50 to 37.
'o -Or Irber:a !
Thle Liberian ship, Azor, arrived
in Ciarlceton the 18th instant.
Seis now rece iving some rep:urs
pepVfarar to taking her first car*
g o to Liera. Ab)out three hun
dIe c 'oored people are waiting in
WXe call our redes attention to
the advertisementh in tis issue ol
unobel th bes ne-wspaper in
the Souith. We heartily recomn
mend it to all who want to keep
thooughly posted on the importan
evnts of the day.
Thomnson have been e!ceted by the
Legisature to try the cases arising
under the setlement of the Bonded
Debt of the State.
.1. C. Coit, Esq., of Chesterfield,
is Co'mmissioner of Claims, to settle
the Floating Debt.
Henry A, Mee:ze, of Lexington,
ad Y. .J. Pope, of Newberry, have
been elected to assist the Attorney.
General in representing the State
before the Bond Court. Thomasi
Taylor, of Columbia, was elected1
Inspector of Phosphates.
Legislative Itemis for the Past
The bill to make arson, burglary
and grand larceny capital offences, has
become a law, except that burglary
has been excluded. the punishment
for it remaining the same as formerly.
Bill to redistri'ct the State into five
Congressional distriets, has been killed.
Bill to -estor.e distress for rent has
becomie a law; also bill to prevent
cruelty to animals; also bill to prohib
it sle of liquor within one mile of any
church, college or school in this State,
towns and cities excepted.
Bill to create two counties out of
Chrleston county, to be called Berke
ly and Edisto. has been killed
The amnount of appropriation for the
expnses c.f the Court of'Claims (pro.
gided for in the debt compromise)
was fixed at 310,000.
Wheni the Drummrers' License bill
cae up. Mr. Lipscomb moved to
strike out the enacting clause-carried
by IS to 11. Glad the bill was killed.
The Cr-oft land in this county has
Ibeen relieved from taxation fur the
yets 1 871-2-3-4-5-6.
R~etuning Board Anderson has
been recleased from prison and his
snnco set. asile by the Supreme
Cut of Lisiania on the ground
that th1oenment ho was charged
with forging was not capable of
forgery. This ~stops all proceed
ings ag i nst Wells and the other
Ret:uingr Board villains. Let us
The Canens and Independents.
At the caucus of the democratic
memkesof the Legislature the
nignht of the 20th instant, Mr. Buist,
of C1harnleston, offered the following
resoluion, which was adopted:
It,cd. That it is the sense of the
Demoetii members of the Gen
a A'ssmblv in caucus that nC
1einocrat i:aving the interest of the
State at heart should unite with
IPt'b1ias on an independent tick
et, and flat this caucus. through
its President, recommends to thE
cancuses of the next LegislaturE
that all s i representatives elected
.s indendents be not allowed ad
ittance 1ito the democratic cau
ceases o .o next General Assembly.
r i . H. Simonton, of Charles
ton, oiered the following, whicl
was unanimously adopted
.R'eso '. That ive recognize thE
debt of gratitude which the StatE
owes to his Excellency Governoi
Hampton, for the sagacity, wisdom
and eminent ability he has exhib
ited in the administration of hi
high office under circumstances o
great public difficulty and trial;
that lie possesses the entire confi.
dence and respect of the people ol
South Carolina, and we feel that ii
his hands the honor and interests oJ
the State are safe.
Governor Hampton was invitec
to the caucus, and made a stirrin
Adjourned at Last.
The Legislature adjourned sini
die Friday, having been in sessioi
117 days, Sundays included. Th<
session has been outrageously long
No doubt some members were anx
ious to get through sooner. Bu
they were powerless against th<
great majority, who seemed to fin<
law making both a pleasant an<
profitable employment. The ex
penses of the session cannot be lesi
than $125,000. The pay of thi
membors amounts to the portly sun
of $80,855. All this is in strikin;
contrast with the expenses of anI
bellum Legislatures, which cost th
State about $45,000 a year.
It is said, in justification of th
late Legislature, that it had a grea
deal to do. We deny this ; for th
committees appointed at the ses
sion before the last had all Summe
to prepare their reports. The it
restigation of public fraude-, and a]
other impor tant investigations, wer
made, or should have been, durn
the vacation by these committee~
The session was prolonged not b
doing, but by not doing.
Whoever has followed the cours
of proceedings from day to da
cannot help being struck by th
amount of time wasted in the dia
cussion of bills that came to naugh1
The judiciary system; the Trial Jum
tice system ; the redistricting of th
State ; the attempt to form ne'
counties (only one was formed); th
effort to divide Charleston into tw,
counties ; the bill to prohibit judg,e
and legislators from accepting fre
railroad passes; the bill to requir
drummers to pay license ; the regil
tration bill ; the bill to codify th
aws of the State, and- many other
-some good and some otherwis4
Another cause of the long ses
sion were the long-winded oration
that so many of the member
thought it their duty to deliver o:
almost every subject. Thes
thought, honestly and conscientious
ly no doubt, that nothing could b2
done properly unless they had
hand in it. They have yet to lear:
that speech-making is not states
manship, and that wisdom is neve
We want legislators who ar
moi-e anxious to transact the busi
ness of the State than they are t
make themselves a grand reputs
District Attorney Northrop ha
appointed E. W. M1. Mackey hi
IThe election for Mayor and A:
dermen of Colu-mbia will take plac
Mr. Albert Guierry has painted
splendid portrait of Hon. Win. C
Preston, for the Preston Literar;
Society of Wofford College.
The Columbia Register has agaii
chnged hands. The proprietor
now are Calvo, Patton & Co. Col
James A. Hoyt retains his positiot
The communication in th<
straight-Out Democrat, of the 20tl
insant, aintGovernor Hiamp
on' s re nomination, finds no re
sponse in this county. Newberr:
is a unit for Hampton.
We are glad to know that th<
Saight Out is in favor of Ramp
I ~ 'd1 -f h:ive used Dr
FOR THE UVRALD.
Our Washington Letter.
WASIIUNGTON. D. C.,
March 20, 1878.
Andorson. of New Orleans, was for
.tunate in baving the best lawyers of
Louisiana to defeud him, and they
sae~d to have labored as zealoisly as
if they had believed in the innocence
oif their client. They have secured
his release upon technical grounds.
The State has five days in which to
demand a rehearing, but it is hardly
likely that anything more will be
done. Anderson, at his worst, was
only a feeble imitator of Wells, the
head of the Returniug Board, and'the
conviction of Wells is yet possible.
There has been the greatest robbciy
in all history, and it would be grati
fying to have some one of the thieves
convicted and punished. They are
nowu. They have not repented.
They still have the stolen articles.
The Senato is now engaged in a
discussion of terms of settlement with
Pacific Railroads. Messrs. Matthews,
Christiancy and Thurman have al
ready spoken, and the subject will
probably call out all the eminent law
yers of the senate.
Years ago money was appropriated
to pay mail contractors for services
performed in the South in the years
1860 and 1861. One way and an
other, payment had been prevented,
and early in the seaon a bill was in
troduced in the House to secure an
early settlement of the claims. Of
course, after the ordinary Department
al oxamination of individual claims no
payments would have been made to
those found to have been paid by the
Confederate or other government.
But the fact that a few of these con
tracts had been so paid was discov
ered in the House, and was made not
only an excuse for defeating the bill,
but a ground of attack upon the whole
South. Nothing could be more un
just to a great majority of the claim
ants; nothing more absurd and wick
ed than to so stir up sectional feeling.
No one believes that 1 in 10 of the
contractors have been paid.
BYesterday, in our U. S. Criminal
Court, the Judge called attention fo:
Sthe first time to the Act lately ap.
proved waking persons char'ged with
ecrime competent witnesses in theiu
rown cases. The case on at the time
was one in which au intelligent ger.
wan was to be tried for manslaughter
1The killing was not denied, the ac
ecased simply claimed that it was the
'result of an accident. Witnesses were
examined, the accused testified in his
own behalf. and the jury, without
leving their seats, acquitted him
Hehdbeen once tried and had beer
in jail for a year, on indictment of t
CGrand Jury. There was no day o:
that year on which, if his own state.
mneut could have been heard at hih
former trial, he would not have bccn
a free man. The new law, therefore
has an excellent start in this District
eMr. Frye, of the House, was the priu
cipal supporter of the bill. If I re
member rightly, Judge Appleton, ol
eMaine, was one of the earliest as als<
certainly one of the ablest advocates
in this country, of this humane and
and sensible practice.
All these years that M eGarrahar
has been at the doors of the White
House, the Departments, the Courts
and Congress, he has been writing let
ters. His opponent, the New IdriE
Mining Company, has purchased thes<
letters, 700 in number, and is using
them before a Congressional Commit
tee having the great contest in charge
It is fair to say of McGarrahan's let.
ters that, though they mention num,
berless attempts to control Courts and
Federal officers by indirection, tlirey
nowhere admit of any question as t<
the justice and strength of the titl<
by which he claimed the valuable
mines in dispute. Indeed, througli
all of them he seems to feel himself a
poor man whom a rich and powerful
enemy is endeavoring to crush. This
may yet be a strong point in the man's
favor. Writing 700 letters to hie
most confidential friend, his partner,
who, if any one knew that their claim
was fenudulent, would know it, it is
hardly possible that a scoundrel should
not in some way use expressions or
state facts showing such fraud. Mean.
ytime similar exposures of corruption
ou the part of the New Idria Compa.
Sny are furnished by McGarrahan.
This scandal, if it touches all spoken
of now as likely to be reached, will
Screate more of a sensation than Oakes
Ames and his Credit Mobilier did.
SMildness conquers-and hence it is
that the gt!vet positive influence
of Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup overcomes
so quickly the disorders of babyhood.
QUERY : "Why will men smoke
-coon tobaco, when they can buy
Marburg Bros. 'Seal of North Caro
:a >, .a th sa price'! 5-ly.
G. 1). HALTIWANGER. i Editing Committee
G. B. CROMER.
Cornmunications designed for this column
to he directed to the Editing Committee, I
Newberry, S. C.
Celebration of the Excelsior So
The celebration of this Society took place
on the evening of Friday the 22d inst. At
aT early hour the large hall in which the
Exercises were held, was filled to its utmost
capaci.y, the old and the young, the sober
and the gay, the beautiful and those more
so, all being largely represented. Those
who witnessed this fine array of the beauty
and imLeliigence of Newberry, just one week
after a like celebration of the Phrenakos
mian Society, cannot but regard it as a
high compliment to those who participated
in the previous celebration. The expecta
tio:ls of this occasion fonnded partly on
their success and t. artly on the known stand
ing of the young men to appear to-night,
we may preface by saying, were not disap
pointed if there is vny verdict in the floral
tributes and the applause that followed each
At 7 *o'clock the members of the Society,
music the while by the Newberry band,
marched into the hall to reserved seats im
mediately in front. of the stage, the Presi
dent of the Society, faculty of College, sev
eral ministers, the editors of the Newberry
papers, and last but not least, a handsome
bachelor, taking seats upon the stage.
The exercises were opened with prayer
by the Rev. Mr. Fair, of the Presbyterian
Church of this place. The President of the
Society, Mr.-E. H. Aull, then came forward
and in a most felicitous mauner, delivcred
a short prefatory speech. The history of
the College was familiar and consequently
that of tie Society also: Celebrations of
this kind are customary, and in the highest
degree beneficial. An arena is afforded for
a trial of skill in debate and oratory, and a
just ambition inspired in those for whose
benefit the Society exists, to aspire to the
honors of like occasion. The return of this
Society to Newberry forms an important
epoch in its history. She is now in perma
nent possession of the home of her child
hood, occupying the same ground and look
ing for ward to the accomplishment of the
saie end as she did 19 years ago. Her ab
serce !or a decade we come not here to
talk oF to-night ; we have no regrets to sub
mit ; this should be an occasion of rejoic
ing. True, the Society whose birth we are
here to conmemorate, has passed through
nmany difficulties and suffered many disar
ters ; but now "even these things it is
rleasant to remember." The success of the
College is of course the success of the So
ciety connected with it, and there are many
reasons agiinst few for saying that the
College is no longer in peril. It is sur
rounded by a people of whose appreciation
of it yonder proud building is a witness at.d
a monument. The efforts of her friends
every where are greater now than ever be
fore, and the hope may reasonably be enter
tained that she' will soonl rise superior to
tnt'e:c:eaors of whratever enemies she may
ha., -:nd that the d ny is nrot far distant
w:JI w1! deem it a privil. ge to do,ber
homaxge. With these cheering prospects
before us, let us comie to the arnversary
celebrration of the Excelsior Society, in the
conideace that ini common with her sister
society and the College, she is entering
upon a new career which a f.:w years hence
will giv-e to her, a proud eminence and a
The President, at the conclusion of his
remarrs then introduced Mr. E. P.
Aull, of' Newherry, as orator ; subject, 'Per
sonal In,fluen,ce.' We would gladly repro
duce Mr. Ault's speech, but our space will
allo.v us to introduce only its leading fea
tures. It was so:mud, concise, and above
all, coninrently to the point. Unlike nmany
orators timnt we know of, he not only "al
lowedt himself to betray a connection be
tween what he said and his theme," but the
subject could be seen in every sentence.
Hie first spoke generally of man's great in
fienee, and thenr of that exerted even by
the infant as softening, purifying, and ele
vating ; that of the youth when the mind is
training and habits forming by which in
after life, power is to be wielded for good
or evil ; that of men in the various profes
sions, the minister whose province it is to
exert hinself against the gIgantic forms of
error, the statesman in his responsible duaty
of steering the ship of State,-he should
take his beating carefully--one mistake
may wreck unnumbered barks that follow
in his wake. Lastly, the counsels of old
age, by which the young, the fair and the
gay are exhorted to weave their time well.
Mr. .Aull concluded by a short but beautiful
and appropritte address to the members of
thu Society, reminding them of their pecu
liar advantages to cultivate those powers
by which their influence might one day be
Next in order was the debate : Subject,
"Ought there to be a Congress of Nations?"
Mr. W. E. Lake, of Newberry, was intro
duced as the aflirmative speaker. He com
mened by saying that mecn were dependent
on each other, and so of nations. He then
proceeded to argue that the great ends of
christianity and civilization could be best
accomplished by the intercourse. to which a
congress of nations would give rise. A
people's isolation is a bar to hrappiress and
prosperity. .Man (according to Aristotle)
is more social by nature than the bee or the
ant. It may be said that two nations can
best settle their own disputes without the
aid of other nations. But where two par
ties are devoted to their respective coun
tries or political fictions, passions and pre
judices are generally too strong to admit of
an amicable adjustment of serious difficul
ties, and the sword is the final arbiter. The
speaker cited some notable examples as il
lustrative of the benefits accruing fro~m the
intervention of disititerested parties. Mr.
Lake's argument was logic.d and forcible
anid did him great credit.
Mr. I. P. Hawkins, of Prosperity, was
next introduced, and made an argument on
the r:egative side of the question, which
showed him in every way able to "couch a
lance or run a tin" with "the honorable
[t is not ready for ths international con
yress just now, and he has his serious
louhts whether it ever will be. A semi
iarbarous aLrceiain aO i h a zed main!
rhe Ph t,za%Ni h 0:e thtA istiai ! T e I; di
vid': of' a nation should not e de- I
str(w vd. If A i uld lw na tio:l pri-, on F
w -i-j. d 0pe:tl a po e's -ivt111 ss, VVon111d
lik-wise Ute destroyed. There could be no,
una1i1mity in a body composed of re; rese::
tativ.- so different in characer. Da away
with the English channel and it will not
make an Englishman a Frenchman. Dry
up the Danube-will an Austrian be-co:iie a H.
Turk? Mr. Hawkins said many excelient oa
things, and his speech was good througIi Co
out. .Z e
After the music which followed Mr. WPs
argument had ceased, Rev. Mr. Broa(,us fr(
pronunced a berediction, and the ceiehr t- ex
tion of the 19th atnniversary of the Excel
sior Societv-was over. H.
FoR THE HERALD. F
A Visit--Not a Visitation.
311. EDITOR :-Allow the denizens
of the Methodist Parsonage of the
Newberry Station a corner in the
Herald, to return thanks for the no
table visit of Tuesday evening, 19th
As the Duchess of Suffolk said
(rather equivocally) when coming over
with the Hanover Dywasty to Egland,
so these visitors may have said very A'
emphatically, and at the same tiaue
very unequivocally too "Good
beepeles we'se gomefor all your goots." U
Verily, the replenished larder of the
said parsonage testifies to its truth, is R
a sight to regale the eye, and promises
comfort to the inuer man for a long I
time to come.
We had heard of the "pounding" or
process before, knew it had been wor- T
thily enjoy.d at the Presbyterian and
Lutheran Parsonages, but our owo
claims to such favor being so exceed
ingly small, we dared not hope for
any experimental knowledge.
But now finding out all about it, Dt
and feeling it to be so peculiirly pleas
ant an affair, we are perfectly prepared
to say, without any equivocation what- TI
ever, don't care how often it is re
peated. Suffer me to say, further,
the music by the band was much ap- TI
preciated by all.
Very Respectfully, r
PREACHER & WIFE. u
N. B.-The latch string of the Par- ac
sonage will hang outside the door for R
a good while to come.
.ew g .Wzscellaneous.
TO LOYERS OF FIN iIRE
I have had consigned to met a large lot of T1
very fine Oil Chroumos, 24x3o inches, worth
fronm $15 to $25 per pair, but I anm it.strucet
ed to sell them at whatever price they wil 5
bring in this market. This is a rare oppor.
tuity for those who desire to obtain; a
splendid Oil Chromnp of real artistic merit
for a small outlay of money. Please call
at my store and see them--no trouble to
show them. Respectfully,
W. M. SIIACK LEFORD. .
-March 27, 13-it.
IV.LES FOR SALE.
I shall have a drove of FINE MULES at
Ne .herry next Sale-day, which I propose
to sell at reasonable prices. Come and see
themi. J. P. LANDRUM.
M ar. 27, 13-i t.
The undersigned hereby forbid all per- i
ons from trespassing on their several plan 1
taions, either for fishing, huuting or in
any otherniso, and any one found so tres
paig after this publication will be dealt
wit; to the full extent of the law. /2
THOS. F. HARMON, Agent .
R. T. R EAGIN, " 2
W. 0. GO~REE2, " 2:
Ma r. 27, 13-3t.
All persons having demands against the
Estate er Frederick H. Whitney, deCd., will 2(
pesent an acco*nt thereof, duly attested, 27
to re or my Attorneys, Messrs. Moormnan 26
& Schumpert, within the time prescribed by
law, or 1 will not bc liable to pay the same. 29
All persons indebted to said Est.ate will pay 3(
on or~ before the first day of May, 1878, or 31
suit will be brought. 3
E. P. CHALMERS, 3
Ad'r. etc., of Frederick H. Whitney, dee'd. 34
Mar. 27, 13-3L.
EEPORT of the Condition of "The N~ational1
Bank of Newberry, S. C.," at Newberry, 36
in the State of South Carolina, at the Close of
aBusiness on the 15th Day of March, 1878. 37
Lo.ns and Discounts.......$210,545 31 3~
U. S. Bonds to secure Circula-3
tion............. .. 150,000 00 4~
Ohr Stock Bonds and Mort
gages.............----2,000 00 4
De from other National Banks 10,477 38
Dui from State Banks and
Real Estate, Furniture and Fix
tures. ............ . ...- 10,000 00
Current Expenses & Taxes Paid 3,210 05 4
Checks and other Cash Items,
including Stamps.......... 9,222 40 4~
Bills of other Banks.......... 2;079 00 4~
Fractional Currency, 'ncluding
Nickels................... 327 40 4
Specie...............8 ,420 23
Legal Tender .Notes....... .42,762 00 4~
Redemption Fund with U. S."
Treasurer (not more than 5
per cent. on Circulation). 6,'750 00
D ue from U. S. Treasurer (other T
than 5 per cent Redemption
C apital.Stock paid in........ 150,000 00 4
Surplus Fund............... 30,000 00
Undivided Profits...........18,284 12 5
National Bank Notes Outstand
ing................ .. 132,995 00 6
Dividends unpaid .............895 00 7
Individual Deposits subject to8
check. ... .... ....--.. .... 125,715 60
Due to other National Banks.. 945 87 9
Due to State Banks and Bank- 1
er...................8,591 05 11
I R. L. M'Gaughrin, Pres't. of "The Na- 14
tional Bank of Newberry, S. U.," do sol- 15
emnly swear that the above statement is
true, to the best of my knowledge and 16
belief. R. L. M'OAUGHRIN,
C orect.-Attest, 19
'J. N. M ARTIN, )20
-.H UE, ~ Drcos
J. B. SUBR, Directors.
I n CARWILE. the
'ATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
'OUNTY OF NEWBERRY.
I THE PROBATE COURT.
P. Ghaha,-rs, Adm'r. of T. 11. Chappell,
Preston B. Chappell, et al.
mplai;t to Sell Land to Pay Debts, &c.
Ordered, That the Creditors of Thomas
Chappell, deceased, do render in on
th and e6tablish their demands in th:S
lirt on or before the 25th day of April
And they are enjoined
uM proCecuting tiir respective demands
ept in this Court.
J. C. LEAHY, J. P.
March 25, 1S7S. 13-2c.
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