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T R. GRENEKER, Errons.
GEQ. B. CROMER. J
'NEWBERRY, S. C.
TMRSDAY, JULY 26, 1888.
a rAPZR POE THI PEOPLE.
hesta bighutrepec ahm
1:- ,a dwm ei.votd tO Uthe matarfal ia
':ePpe f tids County and the
p.a.aee fwtmely, and as an
medo7rs. unrivalled ad
Terms. ee dret page.
THE TME HAS COME.
Twenty-five thousand dollars, at
. .ieitside, would buy the Mollohon
' Iock. Many of our citizens have
yong cherished the hope that they
would live to see the Public Square
enlarged by converting Molloholi
k into public property; and
e h succeeding fire in that block
opened the discussion of the
qestion, whether it would not be
. se for the town to buy the prop
ey.Last Thursday night the
. cnssion was renewed by a forci
b Inot unanswerable, argument
in favor of the project. Not one
e' nlete building is left on the
sgdain, and the property is cheaper
than it will ever be again.
lf anything is to be done in this
ua te, it should be done immedi
atel ' for every additional nail
that is driven into the Crotwell
atoNi.will add to the cost of the
p , y. With that block of
bQMing out of the way, the frame
iin below Ma3tin's, which are
owatinder-box,-would be replaced
"-dishandsome brick stores. The
o el1 Hotel would stand on
JIokon Row; and we would have
a town as any other in the
7 g. Besides, the Public Square
- 'ra-9snal as to render travel, at
t Umee,;abmost impossible. This dis
advantage has often been experienc
ed by our country friends in mar
keting season.
perhaps the weightiest'con
sideration is this. The fire fiend
aese. to have determined that
Toohon Block shall not stand.
The stores there have been so
ebwded together that it was almost
4adebe to burn one without
~est*oying others. Most of our
destructive fires-all within thie
yeie-have originated in Mollohoi
Bloik; and, owing to the narrow
nes-of the streets, every fire there
Ansiersthe. whole town. Now
thasihe buildings are in ruins, let
the ruins be -scattered and the
squnare made public.
The property can be bought and
theytewn -should be willing to pay
1-that -cannot be made up by
rivrate subscription. The Singley
lots could not be sold without an
ordero Court; but that could be
obtened without difficulty by the
proper parties. The opening -of
this square would greatly increase
the value of ~the property lying ad.
Jacent and facing towards it *on
three sides, and there is no doubt
thaL the owners of this property
would subscribe liberally to instire
the success of the project. Yes,
th'ething can be done; and it ought
to be done. Moreover, if it is not
done now, it will be needless to re
open the discussion hereafter. Let
us have breathihg space.
AN INEBRIATE ASYLUM.
We hope that the legislature, in
its wisdom, will soon see the im
portance of establishing an ine-'
briate asylum in our State. Such
an institution, if not a popular ne
eessity, would be a lasting public
benefii. and it would be in the line
of that wise and humane policy
which has shown itself in the es.
tablishment of various public chari
ties in this and other christian
countries. It is pitiful that a com
munity must stand silently by, in
very helplessness, and see the in.
ebria*e going steadily from bad to
worse and trying to quench the
hell of thirst that rages within him,
when well directed public effort
might bring about.his reform.
Society deserves to be protected
against the habitual drunkard; and
he should be protected against
himself. An asylum for inebriates
would be auxiliary to the State
Lunatic Asylum; and we feel con
fident that we express the sentiment
of -this community when we advo
cate its establishment.
A bill is now before the legisla
ture of Georgia, providing for the
erection of an Inebriate Asylum in
that State. The bill grew out of a
-petition from the Georgia Medical
Association, in which is this sug
gestive paragraph :
Inebriate asylums have been in
-operation for more than a quarter
of a century. In 1882 there were
~ wen&y-two in England. In 1877
there were twenty-four in operation
+= a TTenitedStatea and inne more
in process of organization. The
careful compilation of statiedics on
the subject shows t # an je a
army of inebriates me, r&ig
to various estimates, from 25 to 50
per cent. of the insanity of the
world, from 30 to 80 per cent. of
idiocy, from 60 to 80 per cent. of
pauperism. and froin~70 to 90 per
cent. of crime.
The splendid work done by the
two fire companies 'last Thursday
nigh k and the. heroic exertions of
other citizens who are members of
neither, deserve the very highest
commendation. The 'Excelsiors"
did all that was possible in the ab
sence of water facilities, and the
Hook and Ladder Company spared
no effort in battling with the flames.
It is unfortunate that the latter
company is not more thoroughly
equipped with ladders, and other
needed appliances. We think it
would pay the town to furnish the
colored company with a hand en
gine, and thus enable it to do more
effectual service. Of course this
would cost 'something; but many
persons questioned the wisdon and
propriety of buying a steam fire en
gine, on the ground that it would
cost something.- Now the unan
imous verdict of the town is that
"Young John" has more than paid
the one mill tax.
THE TELEGRAPH STRIKE.
One week ago a strike was made
-y the Brotherhood of Telegraphers.
embracing the thousands ,of opera
tors in the service of the ..Western
Union Telegraph Company; and
since that time telegraphic com
munication has been in breat meas
ure cut off. They demand a total
abolition of Sunday work, unless
compensated as extra service; that
eight hours shall constitute a regular
day's work and seven hours a night's
work; that both sexes shall receive
equal pay for equal work; and
fifteen per cent. increase of salaries.
This is the most serious conflict
ever witnessed in our country
between capital and labor. On one
side is the Western Union monop
oly worth eighty millions' of
capital;. on the other, are thousands
of laborers holding out with grim
determination. And, in spite of
the great inconvenience that results
to the country from-the strike, pub
lic sympathy is with the strikers.
They have justice on their side, and
it is to be hoped that they will win.
The New York Tigtes says :
. This is no ordinary .striken The
Brotherhood of Telegraphers is not
a rabble of workmen misled by
demagogues, but a body of intelli
gent men and women,-quite capable
of thinking for themselves, who
know very weTn that their -employ
ers' business is in a condition of
prosperity out.of all keeping with
the miserable scale of wages paid
them. They have bad the public
sympathy froilr: the -start, because
the publie itself has repeatedly suf
fered the.- grossest wrongs at the
hands of the Western Union Tele
graph Company. ~The group of
reckless and greedy m,en who con
trol the -company have inflated its
stock enormously, and to still.furth
er increase their gains they have in
a similar ratio 'reduced the wages
of their 'operators. Men grown
valuable to the. company by long
experience are receiving smaller
pay than they received ten years
ago. Their work is extremely ardu
ous and exhausting. It requires a
high order of skill and more than
average intelligence. Yet the tele
graph operators of :New York City
are paid.smaller wages than masons,
plasterers, carpenters, plumbers,
painters or barkeepers.
Compare the wages paid to la
borers in these trades -with those-of
the telegraphers. Good masons are
now paid in this city from $3 50 to
$4 per day; plasterers the same;
carpenters, $2 50 to $3 50; plum
bers, $4; house-painters. $4; ordi
nary workmen in these trades, $2 to
$2 50; shoemakers, $10 to $15 per
week; cutters of ready-made cloth
ing, $18 to $25 per week; bar
keepers. $15 to $20 per week. Now,
the highest salary paid skilled tele
graph operators in New York is
$80 per month, and the average
wages paid is $53, or $13 per week,
$1 90~ per day. But telegraph op
erators are not in the category of
ordinary laborers. It necessaril
costs them more to live than it coh
a mason or a carpenter. They
must dress better and live in a
more expensive manner. It would
be idle to ignore the differences
which separate . their occupation
from that of mechanics.
The Western Union Company. by
virtue of its practical monopoly,
has attempted to force its employ
ees to accept a rate of wages un
justly low. The market has not been
an open one between employer and
employed, for the company, being
master of the field and absolutely
without scruple as 'to the kind of
service it gave the public, has
been able to discharge men who
were discontented, replacing them
with inferior operators and boys.
NEW YORK, July 16.-Last Sat
urday the fruit inspectors seized
30,000 watermelons brought from
the South by the Savannah Steam
ship company. They claimed that
the melons were rotten and unfit for
use. The consig'nees deny this,
but say the fruit is a little cracked
from handling. They are in comn
munication 'with te lhealth authieri
THE NEGRO CONVENTION.
On the 18th seventyihree del
a froma tweaty counties- and:
lming to represent the..colored
people of this State, assemibled in
the negro Methodist Chnreh .in
Columbia, for pruposes ber-t known
to themselves. The convention
elected delegates ti the colored
convention in Louisville, to mis
fepresent 'the colored - people of
this State. The following remark
able addi-ess was adopted affd pub
lished: -
THE ADDRESS OF THE tOM31ITTEE.
We, the' committee appointed by
the Convention on address and res
olutions, beg leave to report the
following: Fully recognizing the
importance of the purpose for
which we have come together and
knowing the allegiance we owe in
common to our country. can find no
better opportunity of presenting our
grievances than in convention as
sembled, believing that the prin
ciples of equal civil and political
rights are vital. to the interest of
good government, and that they
can only be enforced by the carry
ing out of the priciples engrafted by
our fathers in the organic law of
our land as set forth in the Bill of
Rights of our Constitution. Recog
nizing only the common brother
hood of men, we, as a race, are in
debted to the Republican party for
free citizenship and the partial en
joyment of the rights thereto. We
believe that the full enjoyment of
each and every right can only be
obtained by the continuance in
power of a party whose aims ate to
protect all and - proscribe none.
While acknowledging the benefits
received, we are compelled to indict
the Republican party for its omis
sions in the past six years, as far
as it-relates to its administration in
connection with out race. We con
demn the action of the National
Republican party in conferring
every office of honor, emolument or
trust upon white men to the exclu
sion and detriment of our race.
We wish the American people to
understand and be informed that
we are cursed with the most dam
nable form of State Governmen+
to which a free people have ever
been subjected. By legislation the
right to enjoyment of an honest
vote and a fair count has been
taken from us.
The right of a fair trial by an
impartial jury is denied us. The
rights of our people in the- civil and
criminal. side of the Courts are not
protected The verdicts of the ju
ries and the sentences of the Courts
are determined by the condition
and color of the parties accused of
crime. The lynching of our peo
ple for spspected offences has be
come prevalent in this State, and
its tendency' being to disorganize
and disrupt- communities, promote
crime and place law and order-at
defiance, we feel called upon to de
nounce in unmeasured terms, such
flagranst,and so far unpunished viola
tions of law.
Our public sc'hool system is by
noF' means -efficient. 'The schools
are in operation but a few months
during each year. Inefficient teach
ers are largely employed for the.
sake of cheapness, and they say
on secount of poverty, not being
able to await . payment, arge fre
quently under the necessity of sell
ing their claims at a discount. Th.e
'best qualifred teachers, on accounit
of their meagreness of sairies-and
the shortness of the session of the
school, are forced- to forsake the
field of instruction and follow other
avocations.
The piesent system of hiring out
and . working convicts, upon any
other than public works we con
demn. While we cannot deny the
power of the Legislature to enact
laws to the detriment of even con
victs, yet we would set upon them
the seal of condemnation and ask
the Legislature to wipe out ,th
iniquitous system at its earliest ses
sion. As representatives of that
race most victimized by the avaric4
and greed of heartless corporationsi
and individuals, we thank the press
of the .State.fop the unanimity with
which they have -.condemned .and
stigmatized this inhuman and bar
barous system.
CHmcaGO, July 13-John- Paul
Logan of St. Paul has the follow
ing card in the Times:
-"I will igy $1,000 reward to any
mob who will lynch a white man
for murdering a negro in the South.
The. -daily lynching of negroes is
like the handle of a jug-all on one
side. Jus't -to vary the monotony
and see a refreshing change, I will
send the above amount to any en
terprising Southern mob who will
change 4the. programme for once
aud giver a white murderer a piece
of rope.
I suggest that the County Sheriff
where' the mob operates should be
elected Captain of the mob, and au
thorized -to draw on me for ,$1.000,
which will be paid "spot cash" at
the First* National Bank of St.
Paul iramediately upon receipt of
credible information that the mob
has "changed the programme."
I am heartily disgusted with your
"nigger" corpses. Now let your
irrepressible, great American mob
bestir themselves and give us one
white corpse for breakfast, and the
very devils in hell will rise up and
thank them."
The fool.killer of John Paul Lo
gan's State is neglecting his duty.
In an extract from the Netes and
Conier, relating:to the Columbia
canal, last week, these words should
have appeared. instead of what .we
actually printed: -"The bank is to
be five feet higher than the highest
water ever known in the Congaree."
The bank is to be thirty-one feet
boad.*t the top.
- tis said that l'ilden is willing'
The argument in the trial of Ex
Treasurer Polk was concluded on
the 23d.
BUTLER'S Bil!.
When Senatoi Butler took hold
of the road pioblem, many predict
ed that he had "bit off more than he
could chaw." His second letter has
appeared. After quoting the road
law he says: .:
Whb feels inclined - to bodge a
complaint upon..which. an indict
ment can be foundedagainst commis
sionerK who 'have done their: best toI
discharge their dities faithfully ?'
A still- more ungraeious piece of
business would it be to arraign a
siperintendent or overseer, who
may be your neighbor and friend,
serving without pay and perhaps
against his will, for it appears he
must serve if appointed, although
he may be disqualified by want of
experience or otherwise for the
place. The "penalties" are prac
tically dead letters. -A "hand" may
go upon the road, carrying a hoe
broken at both corners, a worthless
shovel or axe or mattock, cut a few
bushes, dig a little earth, open a
drain or two, all of which may be
wholly ineffectual in improving the
road, and yet he .has complied with
the letter of the law. He may
never travel the road once ia twelve
months.' He may not own a vehicle
in which to travel, and a mule path
would answer his purposes as well
as a macadamized road; but how
are you going to reach him ? He
has responded to the "warning" of
the overseer, who was "required" by
the superintendent, who was "order
ed" by the commissioners, and he.
has worked the road. Such divi
sion of responsibility in public
administration will take the mar
row out of iany law. There never
was a truer maxim than the trite
one, "What is everybody's business
is nobody's business," and this road
law is. a striking example of it. I
have endeavored to state it fairly.
I have stated it fairly because I
have taken it from the book, and
have given all that appears to me
material to a full understanding of
its scope. I wish it to be understood
that in criticising the law I am not
reflecting upon the.,men charged
with its execution. I have no doubt
they are generally as good men as
the country affords. I am dealing
with principles, not men, and in no
spirit of mere fault-finding and cap
tious criticism. for I have lived Jag
enough to learn that nothing is
easier than to find fault with and
pick to pieces any system of laws
created by mai; -and few things
more' difficult than to substitute
something better. In this case,
however, I trust I shall be able to
suggest an improvement, but be
fore entering upon that I will en
deavor to show, approxim'ately at
least, what our public roads now
cost the peopl of the State.
MI. C. BUTLER,
The following extract from an
address~ delivered, in Monmtgomery
Alabama by Mr. Furman, of Geor
gia. will be interesting to farmers:
Five years ago I'selected sixty
acres of the pooresti and in middle.
Georgia, five acres being red clay,
twenty-five sandy surface with clays
subsoil near the surface, and about
one half of thirty beinig sandy piney
woods land without. any clay within'
several feet of the surface, I cul
tivated this carefully the ,first year
without manure, and ma.de on it
eight bales of cottion. The second
year I applied 500 pounds of com
post per acre, consisting of six
bushels cotton seed, six bushels
stable and lot manure, and 140
pounds chemical, costing two dol
lars per acre, making the cost 'of
manure used on the sixty "acres
$190.. The crop was twelve bales.
of cotton, averaging 470 pounds
and bringing $47 per bale-giving
four bales of cotton increase, or in
money '$188. and leaving a profit on
its-use, after paying for the manure,
of $68, or about 60 .per, cent. The
third yea,r I. doubled the manure,
using 1,000 pounds per acre, cost
ing on the 60 acres. in the aggre
gate,' $240, and the crop' nearly
doubled, rising to 23 - bales and
giving an. increase of 15 bales,
worth $675, with a profit -from the
use of' the manure of-$45, or near
ly 200 lier cent. on the' money in
vested 'in manure. The Yourth year
I doubled the application again,
with an aggregate cost of $480, and
this .time the crop was little over
doubled, being for this year 47 bales;
the increase over the 'first year be
ing 39 bales. worth $7,755, leaving
a profit of $1.275, or nearly 300 per
cent. on the investment. 'The fifth
or last year I again doubled the
nanure, using 4,000 pounds to the
acre, c'osting altogether $960, and
the crop harvested was 70 bales cot
ton and 500 bushels oats; five acres
of the land having been planted
fi'rst in oats and afterwards in cot
ton, with a yield of 500 bushels
oats and 7). bales of cotton. Put
ting, the oats at 60 cents per bushel,
the money value of this crop was
$3,450, leaving a profit on invest
ment in manure of $2,490, or a per
centage of profit of nearly 260 per
cent.
This paragraph from the Green
ville Newcs has the right ring; it
sounds just as if it had been writ
ten, for this community; and we so
strongly approve it that we give it
the emphasis of italics:
Some prompt and rigorous steps
ought to be taken to stretch some
b,oy'fs neck. Incen,diary fres are en
tirely too frequen~t. .A large reward
can be 'raised w-ithout trouble, 'and
wordud possibly bring some hidden
things to light.
A negro man and a white woman
have been committed to jail in
Greenville, for setting fire to' out
houses on a farm.
SIX STORES IN ASHES!
MOLLOHON BLOCK BURNED-FIFTY
FEET OF HOSE NEEDED-GAL
LANT WORK BUT LITTLE
WATER - INSURANCE
$44,450 !
The six two-story brick stores
that were left standing on Mollo
hon Block, when East's Drug
Store was burned, are in ruins,
and. the destruction of the
block of buildings is at last com
plete. Last Thursday night be
tweenten and 'eleven o'clock, the
attention of Messrs. George John
stone and L. K. Vance, who were
on the Public Square, was attracted
by an unusual, bright light in a
room over the store of Wright &
Coppock. The fire alarm was imme
diately given, and the store broken
open. But the fire had made con
siderable headway inside, and was
soon bursting out from the stores
occupied by Wright & Coppock and
Flynn. The Excelsior Fire Com
pany was promptly on the scene
with the engine, which was stationed.
at a small cistern behind Mrs.
Mower's store, from which place a
stream of water was thrown upon
Martin's large brick store, which
was blazing in several places, and
the law office of Suber & Caldwell..
Here the engine dide incalculale'
service, for had Martin's store
burned, there is littledoubt that
every house would have been laid
in ashes from the Opera House to
the Crotwell Hotel, including the
latter. The supply of water in the
cistern was soon exhausted, and the
engine was - moved with great
promptness to a large well at the
livery stables of H. H. Blease, and
then to Scott Creek, 1,000 feet
distant from the fire. By this time
there was no hope of saving any of
the five stores fronting on the Pub
lie Square and constituting Mobo
hon .Row, and all efforts were cen
tered upon the store of Simeon
Pratt, occupied by the Wheeler
Brothers. The hose of the engine
was :50 feet too short; and the
stream of water could not do
effectual service. It was thrown
upon the unfinished stores of A. J.
Crotwell, which hAve a basin-like
roof, and the gutters being stopped
the water was caught up in buckets
and used on the fire. The Hook
and Ladder Company of colored
boys did gallant service, but it is
not well equipped. ,The flames did
not take hold of the Pratt building
for several hours after the fire was
discovered and it couldhave been
saved, if there had been an ade
quate supply of water. But, after
fighting well and desperately for
three hours, the firemen had the
mortification of seeing this store in
flameo.
The Newberry Hotel was sep
arated from one of the hottest fires
Newberry ever saw, by a street 30
feet' wide, and we expected every
minute to -see It: ignite. Messrs.
Schumpert & Pool organized a
squad of men and placed them on
the Hotel, where they fought the fire
with' water and wet blankets. Their
efforts, together with a row of sniall
shade trees running along the:side
of the building, saved the Hotel.
The five stores on Mollohon Row
were eccupied by D. C. Flynn
dry goods; Wi-ight & Coppock
clothing and -furnishing goods;
.Peoples & Johnson-hardware; 0.
H. P. Fant-groceries; and George
McWhirter-groceries. The first
three belonged to R. H. Wright and
the: othier two to the estate of
Jacob. Singley. The sixth store,
fronting on Pratt St., was occupied
by Wheeler Brothers-confection
dries.
LOSS AND INsURANcE.
Flynn's stock, valued at from
five to six thousand dollars, was in
sured for $4,000; $2,000 in the
Phpnix Co., London, and $1,000
each in the Queen, London, and the
Oinderwriters, N.. Y., E. A. Scott,
agent. He saved all lyis books, but'
a very small portion of his stock.
W~right .& Coppock's stock, val
ueAl at about $9,000, was insured for
$7,500; $1,500 with S. P. Boozer &
Son, agents, in the Hartford; $3,000
with same agents in the North
American, and $3,000 with J. F.
Glenn, agent, in the Home,
N. Y. The firm saved a portion of
the best class of their goods, but
the safe containing their books
remained in 'the fire.
Mr. Wright's three store were in
sured for $8,000; $4,000 with Booz
er & Sdn, agents, in the Liverpool,
London and Globe, and $4,000 with
~Jas: F. Glenn, in the Lancashire.
The loss was about covered.
Peoples & Johnson had $7,000
on their stock; $1,000 in the British
American, F. Werber; $1,000 in the
Commercial Union, W. T. Tarrant;
$2,000 in the Home, N. Y., and
$1,000 in the Standard; London,
Jas. F. Glenn; $1,000 in the Under
writers, E. A. Scott, and $1,000 in
the North American, with S. P.
Boozer & Son. This firm saved a
show case, a sma~ll part of the stock,
and safe containing books and
papers. It had just. taken stock
and the loss will be easily adjusted.
0. H. P. Fant's stock was intsur
cd for $4,000; $2,000 in the British
American, F. Werber, Jr.,and $-2,000
in the Home, N. Y., Ja.s. F. Glenn.
Nothing saved. Loss about cover
ed.
George McWhirter's stock was
insured for $4,000; $2,000 each in
the British American and the Mer
chants. Newark, F. Werber, Jr.
He saved $500 or $600 . worth of
goods, and all his books, except the
cash book.
The stores'occupied by the two
last firms were insured for $5,000,
with Mower & Jones; $2,000 in the
Imperial; $1,000 in the Georgia
Home, and $2,000 in the German
American.
The Wheeler Brothers' stock was
insured.for $1,875; $750 in the Mer
chants, F. Werber, Jr., and $1,125
in the Home, N. Y. Jas. F. Glenn.
They saved a considerable portion
of 4heir stock
This store was insured for $2,650,
with Mower & Jones, in the
Georgia Home. The building cost
$3,000.
Dr. E. C. Jones had a dental
office, and Messrs. Purcell and Kel
ley had bed rooms. over Wheeler
Bros. Dr. Jones saved most of his
instruments, .,he was insured for
$425. The other gentlemen saved
nearly all their clothing.
The insurance amounted alto
gether to- $44,450.
Iley Fant and R. C. Maybin, who
had bed rooms in'the Singley build
ing lost their furniture and clothing.
No insurance.
J.F. J. Caldwell, Esq., lost some law
papers, by removal, and W. W.
Hodges and E. M. Evans lost some
notes and accounts in the fire. H.
H. Evans, as agent for the Singer
Co., lost several thousand dollars
worth of goods.
There are practically no stores
for rent in town, and the conse
quences of the fire will be serious to
the merchants who suffered, as well
as to the number of clerks thrown
out of employment for the time.
It is not known certainly whether
the fire began over Wright & Cop
pock's,. or over Flynn's, or over
both at the same time. However
that maj be, the rooms over these
stores were unoccupied, and the
origin of the fire* is wrapped in
mystery. We incline to the opin
ion, and we are not alone, that New
berry will continue to have fires
whose origin is in mystery, unjess
we vary the monotony by introduc
ing a few hangings and breaking a
neck occasionally.
COLrMBIA, July 20.-There was
a fire in Greenville last night about
11 o'clock, which destroyed the
block of buildings opposite the
Mansion House, nearly up to the
old Commercial Hotel, which was
formerly kept by Col. Speights,
now of Spartanburg. The fire on
nated in a barroom,-and the result
was - fearfully disastrous. Loss
about forty thousand dollars, and
little or no. insurance.-News and
Courier. . H. C. R.
Five stores were destroyed. The
Greenville News says there is strong
grouid 'for believing that the fire
was the work of an.incendiary.
.A SEnioUs Row.-The negroes
had a picnic at Millwood on the
Savannah River last Saturday. 'In
the afternoon a row occurred be
tween some negroes and several
white Georgians who were present.
Alex. Smith and Wesley Burton,
colored, were knocked in the head
with a pistol by one of the Georg
ians and seriously if not fatally
wounded. Two of the Georgians
were also seriously hurt in the head
by the negroes. The cause of the
row is not known.-Abbeville Me
.Why suffer from dyspepsia, indig
estion, want of appetite, loss of
strength, lack of energy,~ malaria,
intermittent fevei-s, etc.?' Brown's
Iron Bitters never fail to cure these
diseases. They act like a charm on
the digestive organs, removing all
dyspeptic symptoms, such as belch
ing, heirtburn, billiousness, .etc.
Remnembei- it is the only iron pre
paration that will not blacken the
teeth or give headache. Ask your
druggists concerning its merit.
On a farm near Calhotin, Ga.,
there are three families of white
people, consisting of eight adults
and three children, not one of whom
can read or write, nor is there a
Bible in any of their houses, and
yet the good people of this village
yearly subscribe quite a som of
money to buy. Bibles for the poor
heathen in foreign lands.
*The -Republicans of Georgia are
exerting themselves to. oust Gen.
James Longstreet, United States
Narshal. He is altogether too
pure a man to suit their purposes.
The special Envoy to the United.
States from the negro Republic of
Hayti, i~s in jail. in New York for
"jumping" a hotel bill of $109.
Mr. F. P. Long, White Plains, S.
C., says: "My. wife used Brown's
Iron Bitters for general debility and
gained both appetite arid strength."
A New Jersey law forbids the
sale of tobacco in any form to boys
under 16 years old, and it works
well.
. Col. Ed. Riehardson, of Georga,
has about 17,000 acres in cotton,
this year, and his crop is excellent.
Gen. Moore, American Consul at
Callao, died of yellow fever, oii the
11th, intant.
TRIBUTE OF RESPECT.
Whereas, God in his mysterious Provi
dence has seen fit to remove from na by
death James B. Martin our beloved friend
and classmate, whose blameless walk anid
earnest piety, gave bright promise of future
usefelness to the Sabbath-School and the
Church; and
Whereas, God who knoweth and doeth all
things for our good and for his own glory,
has ordained to thus teorely affict us;
therefore, be it
Resolved, That we at all times acknowl
edge his authority, trust -to his love and
mercy; and that we bow submissivelv to His
will, in this sad dispensation of his Provi
dResolved, That in his death, we have lost
a true friend; the Sabbath~ school a punctual
and diligent scholar and the Church o young
but consistanRt and faithful member.
Resolved. That w~e cherIsh his memory
with affection, imitate his .virtues aud piety
and commend td the Sabbath school and
he Church his Christian attainments as
worthy of immitation.
Resolved, that a blank page in our Sab
bath school boolc be iniscribed to his memory.
Resolved,. That we extend to his bereaved
family our deep and heartfelt sympathy and
that the superintendent be requested to furn
ish them with a copy of these resolutions
and that the A. B. Presbyterian and New
berry papers be requested to publish the
same.
WILLIE R. MAFFETT,.
SPEAEMAN CH ALMERS, Committee.
JOHN 0. WLOn,o .r.
JOXNSOl
The Racine Farm and
New and Seai
Are being -received evv
large and complete in
Spring and S
In full line will be of
Examine them
. BOUKE1
March 28 13.tf
.1OTOE
The creditors of Mrs. Dolly HIunter,
deceased, are notified torender in their
claims properly attested to the under
signed on or before the,1st day of Octo
ber next, and all p Ags indebted to
said estate must settle before that day.
W. EARNEST MERCHANT,
july 24, 30-3t. Adm'r.
TAX NOT1OE.
OFFICE COUNTY TBEASUBEB,
Newberry, S. C.
Notiee is hereby glven that this of
fiee iilt be open for. the collection of
taxeisrim the first day of Sept. next
to the 20th day of October inclusive.
For State Purposes, . . 44 mills.
Ordinary Couuty purposes 3
" School, . . . . . 2
Specirl tax . .. . . . 1
Total for all purposes 11. .1
In addition to the above, a poll tax
wil be levied on persons between "the
ages of 21 and 50 years, except those
exempt by law. Those who failed .to
pay the first installment of taxes (one
half) in May will be charged 5 per
cent. additional thereon.
I will attend at the following places
on the days specified, for the: Collec.
tion of taxes:
Prosperity September 4th, 45th,
Pomaria . " 6th
Glymphville " 7th,
Maybinton 11th,
Gibson's Store " 12th,
Cromer's.Store " -13th,
Jalapa 14th,.
Longshore's Store " 18th,
Dead Fall " 19th,
Whitmire's Store " 20th.
*On a.ll other days I will be found in
my ofiice at Newberry.
H. GARY,
Treasurer Newberry County.
July 25, 1883, 30-2t.
NOTICE.
All persons are hereby notified'not
to employ or harbor Yank Miller and
Lou Satterwhite. They have been
employed by the undersigned for the
year 1883, and the law will be enforced
to its full extent against persons em
ploing or harboring them.
WALTER BARRE,
E. P. MATHEWS.
NOTICE
Persons having claims against the
Countyof Newberry originating duir
ing the fiscal year 1881--82 will oblige
the County Commissioners by present.
ing the same for payment immediate
-J. K. P. GOGGANS,
July 18th, 1883, 29-3t. Clerk.
PUBLIC ROJS
The%npefintenent's an'd Ogrseers
of .pubie-roa ar#reby directed to
put their roads in good repair at the
ealiest practicable moment. By or
derTof CountyCdiinissioder.
- -J. KL P. GOGGANS,
-July 18th,1883, 20-3t. Clerk
EVN 7L AD
Th Egheethreulr esMno
ths oleg il cmmne n hef0s
Weneda i Otoer 183 ad en
tinu unil he lst f Fbru ry,184
Fes arclto fe,. 0;Le
tur ticket,$ 0;Deosrtr
EA. F.ACHLLES M.D.
No.h1 EighenThrgla Stes Evns
thilleg wind commne 5, the-3ir.
Wednesd in Outoer,'S 183 anbyn
Tou unaticlpres the fomebray 1a884g
FeesMbatrcrathiy eeg, bei00; Lee
knore byickets 4 0 Dii e.mostt
Good boaTr rDanEis m bes00tAd
vtasing meull inmtheontppy tore
cN and Loher bTsirds Stee.vas
iond june-5 , 2 -m
rgise,88estS. 4
CURS-OF
Warehouse Faning"
Saes. wb mm t .
aaT.eedtbfar.r ~ ,'.
with Sipior A1chm"
ae in three dEra4~1
era nee. ans two fo:
XUer'sse.
Theyrwe wAR.mLD t
coresondee I1d- imne
circelarand go IMs snt f 8 -e4
tion to
JOHNSON & Fia3
;onable Good1
epartme '= ,.. =.
ummer GIods V
bred at. great B rga n : _
%IGHT, ErR. & COy
COLUMBIA, . 0
Grand Central Fancy Dry Good E
porium can be found a pre 1 et
serviceable line of summer ti P1ks aa atn,Vle
Plais, Silks, Satins, Velvets, &g
especial attention - is directed to
beauty o.f texture, and eleance
finish of these Goods, eery, )*
which is a great bargain.
summer we will keep-our SWtcktp ,
such a high standard of exoe>p
that you can purchase what you
at prices which a. right. iy
SAVE 1f0QTE
A splendid assortmeat od' oo I
25 and 50 ets.Ty "Good "
best 5e. HoereFsli s e'
Hosieryat unliri- of i Ha ;
you seen out?rB i
.in Silk' . 8k
3 ? Lades ,
and SuisseEtibral'dederesa ?nes i;B=t
.tons? Colorid MQrT ;
Dotted -Suisse? t, th aef --
beautiful na,
?1 blesehli for a,
it. There
evening.Dreet
.Its delicate " 1e ga
design, and nishi
the most
Department,mang,i3ewaad o l
tures, whid hb etnrill 'be
for in patter ent
old styles whfi, eha
ushrig. A i
Fancy Bodeeda
Hosiery, oxea' !' k
Corset for sOG ,f sll
Madam Thompsoni'~ .s
Corset and becionvim.eA f
of those 'beautdul edoredT laces
left. A great 4.a1 of attenitionIs '
en to our Gentleuten's
Goods Department, where the'btd
styles of Shirts, Collr,Cffs, C~<
osierf, ynderwear1 , can
be secure .
In our efforts to give the Fab niVE
that will meet everyrq
-made upon them, we have met -
ioet flattering reward. Weha.
ao fortudate as to secure sole:
*fthe.best Shoes maanufrti
with our determination to place'
celebrated Goods upon the: same'
ing,.ig reggrd to price, with the Go
of inferior manufacture, we
for onrselves still arger sales, and '
self-br@hter future. -
We recogm'ze is aii -ksrh
ful maxim, ThLat he tehioouZ
mualayebehonest,andd40a.
mai solicited.
forwdbYihen desired. F
tention the Rule. Satisfact#ni
anteed.
B. 1. CTANE &
TONPLD
TORPD 30
- and'EA
NZKL0Alav4noe
eaussno ~. or pnIgen
. ftdafy workanid see
ANTIDOTE TO
EFEEK15 L.IN4
aa have don me
eened me out may
solaemywhere,sase. o4c,
WIT H MUSLIX.
A beautitul book eo
Hundred Popular Songs.
each. For sale at.
Hera lOOk

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