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fHUlUSHEO ?Ve?Y THURSDAY MORNIN,0..
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lt. T, JAY NEB, l wu? , ,,,,"" f 1). A. (3MITH,
IL W* 8HKLOR,JEl>B' I 1 u. I J. A? BTI?OK.
'MI i ;m-1 ION, $1.00 PER ANNUM.
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Thcro is no escapo from war botwoeu !
tim Dui teil State? and Spain unless iho|
latter ingloriously baokH down. Thia
not to bo expectod. TJ10 ruling dynasty j
in .Spain perceive that it is better to |
j'u;ht a foreign than an internal foe.
Tho ultimatum was cabled to Madrid I
yesterday afternoon by rresident Mo-1
Kinley, giving Spain forty-eight hours to
ovaeuato Cuba and withdraw bor land
and naval forces. Tho dornend has mot
iv Hat. refusal. Tho European powers
can do nothing furthov by way of media
tion. Tho ministers and consuls of tho I
respectivo governments huvo withdrawn
from tho territory cf tho contending par
tios. Thus everything ib in roadinoss for j
lt. is probablo that boforo tho ond of
ibis wook a groat naval engagement will
bo fought in Cohan waters. Acting on
tho udvlco of Consul Gonoral Loo, an
army wbl bo landed upon Cuba, and our
I government will use both land and naval
cs against thc Siianish troops.
Tho dio has now boon cast, and patrio
tic! Americans will respond as ono man I
to tho oall to arms. It is announced thnt|
there arc nov,-over ouo million npplioa
lions on lllo in tho War Dopartinont at
Washington for enlistment as volunteers
in tho army and navy. Two hundred
thousand, troops aro now ot tho Prosi
dent'e disposal. Tho destruction of tho
Maine and hor orow by Spanish troachory
will bo avongod. War is a terrible thing,
but iii tilla instance tho hardoi- tho con
flict at tho oulsot, tho soouor it will bo
, onded. \In our opinion it may last from
six months to a year, with a chanco that
it might bo seemor duded.
An Honor to Yirglnln. j
No man in America to-day receives,
and indued dc?ui VOM, moro of good will
and praiso of this free pcoplo than Fitz
Jiiigh J.co. On his roturn from Culm,
whore ho has spout two years as Cousul
Gonoral of this nation, bo landed at Key
"West, Florida, and proceeded thonco to
??< Washington. At every stop ho received
' a perfect ovation. At Richmond, Vir
ginia, JeirMiousand peoplo mot bim at
tlu hain to do him honor. Whoa ho
reached Washington tho air resounded
with hurrahs to tho old hero. His
praises arc on every tongue without dis
tinction of party. Why all thin? lie
porformod well his duty to his country.
Tito Burdons of Taxation.
lu every campaign in this Slate since
1870, tho cry of " Reform " in tho gov
orument of tho State has caught our ear
and wc have been lcd to boliovo thal the
moaning of " Reform," as used, was an
intended reduction of thc taxes exacted
from tho citizens ami a corresponding
reduction of government expenditure,
From 1870 to ISM) tho State levy varied
from li to BJ mills, with no reduction of
expenditure. Under these taxes thc
voters of tho St ato woro not satisfied,
and in 1890 they became restless. Thc
pcoplo arose in their might and presented
a solid phalanx in a determined offert to
chango their ruling class. Af tm- a hit
ter and hard-fought campaign success
crowned their efforts.
When tho result of that election was
announced tho mass of voters retired
from the Held of politics, satisfied in thc.
belief that victory incant relief to them
and tho State. Many expressed thc
opinion that no benefits would accrue
from thc chango, and for this expression
they were severely censured; so sure
wore tho victors that their friends held
the reins und would guido tho Ship of
St"te might, they would brook no criti
cism. Thoy consoled themselves for six
years in tho boin; that thc promised
benefits were only deferred and that
their friends would soon accomplish
hc.nc.'ici:'1 l'C'.ilt?- They conceded thai,
it took timo to solve tho problom.
After eight years' waiting it transpires
that the wlshed-for reform is a snare and
a delusion. Thoro has been no realiza
tion or tho good results looked for as a
roturn for their earnest clforts.
Since 1800, while thc assessed value of
the property of tho State has increased
some $111,000,11111), st ill t here is no decrease
in the levy, and weare blandly told it
must. yet. go higher.
' Wo have refunded tho State debt at an
an ll fla! saving of $100,0T<U Why is there
an increased oxpcnditi.ro by tho State ?
Cannot the government bc. conducted
efficiently on less money than formerly ?
The corn cribs and meat houses ask
the (pies!.ion. The family cinda asks the
question. The simple, imperative needs
of thc country ask tho question in thun
We fool that tho stringency of tho
times should induce our law-making
hodies to answer the question with an
emphatic " Yes." But the enforcement,
of this kind of reform must come, as it
always has, from the rank and li lo of
the people af the ballot, box.
From 1870 to 1 BOO tho prico of farm
products was very nearly double thal of
to-day. A dollar to-day will purchase
about twice as nundi as it would then.
Products are worth less, and a dollar is
worth more. It takes only about half
thc dollars to defray tho expenses of
living now that it. did then.
From 1870 to 1800 tho salaries of State
officers were $2,100; that of Govornor
and Judges $?3,600. Tho salaries of
State Officers arc now $1,000; the (inver
nor$:5,000; tho Judges $2,750. Thc num
ber of State officers has been increased
nearly enough to consume ill that is
saved in tho salary reduction.
State Prohibitionists Act.
The State Prohibition Convention mot
in Columbia last Thursday. Thirty-two
counties were represented.
Col. .Ins. A. Hoyt, of Greenville, was
made temporary chairman and Mr. Jool
Ihuuson, of Williamsburg, permanent
Tho matter of suggesting candidates
was referred to a committee of thc lindy.
Tho committee reported and tho follow
ing candidates wore suggested:
For Govornor-Jool B. Bronson, of
For Lieut. Governor l<. 1). Childs, o?
For Attorney Gonoral-Goo. S. Mower,
Fur .Secretary of State-1). H. Temp
tfkinft, of Greenwood.
For Treasurer--W. Ii. Tlmmormsn, of
For Comptroller Ocnora!--L. P. Kpton,
Fdr Superintendent of Education-L.
I). Smith, Sumter.
l or Ad jutant and inspector General
Henry T. Thompson, of Darlington.
For Railroad Commissioner-T. W.
Refry, of Chostor.
Tho session was harmonious through
out. Tho sentiment was strong for a hard
light to tho finish for Prohibition,
These are the W<
"WhorosB, Tho abhorrent conditions
yoai-8 in tho toland of Cuba, 80 noar our o\
of tito pooplo of tho United StatOB, havo
culminating as they havo in tho dostruoth
of its ofllcors and orow, whllo on a frieudl;
?ot longor bo ondurod, ns has boon sot foi
in his mcBBngo to Congress of April ll,
was invited; thoroforo, bo it
"Bosolvod, by tho Souato and House c
"First, That tho poop] of tho islam
free and iudopoudont.
"Socoud, That lt is tho duty of tho U
mont of tho Unitod Statos doos beroby d
once rolinquloh its authority and govoruii
its laud and naval foroos from Cuba and 1
"Third, That tho President ol' tho Unit
ompoworod to uso tho entire laud aud nav
into tho actual Borvioo of Ibo Unltod Sti
such ox tent OB may bo necessary to carry
"Fourth, That tho Unltod States how
to oxorciso sovereignty, jurisdiction or co
flcatiou thereof ; and nssort their dotormii
tho govornmont and oontrol of tho island
WASHINGTON, D. C., April lo.-Tho1
ultimatum to Spain is not yot eomplotod.
Tue cabinet adjourned afc 5.2G o'clock
MoKinloy hus announced that tho war
resolutions and tho ultimatum will both
bo signed to-morrow. Ho bas decided to
call 80,000 State militia into iinmodlato
Tho United Stater, laud army ie to in
vado Cuba by tho suggestion of (ion. Loo.
Tho war board dooidod this afternoon
I that ovory dotail was practically arranged
for immodinto hostilities.
! MADKID, April 10.-It is somi-oOlcinlly
stated that Spain lins positively dooidod
to light. Tho cortos moot? to-morrow in
Tho queen's spoocb is linn, patriotic
and practically a oall to arms.
WASHINGTON, D. C.. April 10.-Span
ish consuls all ovor tho Unitod States
aro ordorod to have ovory thing ready to
depart at a moment's notice
Polo says ho will loavo to-morrow as
soon as tho war declaration becomes
Nl?W YORK, April 10.-Tho Cubans
junta bas wired McKinley pledging him
noarty co-oporation with Gomez* army in
Cuba in land battloB.
WASHINGTON, D. C., April 10.-Tho
Secretary of War statos thal tho movo
mcnt of troops is now on.
WARU i NOTO N, D. C., April 20.-Tho
Hull hill, giving tho President authority
to call for voluntoors, passed tho Houso
to-day without division.
Tho order for Stato militia will bo is
sued to-night or to-morrow.
War will undoubtedly begin Saturday
afternoon or Sunday morning.
Spain's timoUaut expires at 7 o'clock,
Washington Hmo, Saturday morning.
Ki Uh ty thousand mon will bo landed in
/'.lilia probably Saturday,
Arrangements woro eomplotod for
their traiiH^wi iatioir-Diis afternoon.
MAjjftln, April 20.-Tho Spanish cortos
melin extraordinary session to-day at 4
Tho queen's speech was a war docu
ment and Senators report this afternoon
that tho American demands will not bo
All Spain is oxcitcd and howling for
Spanish naval oflict vs say tho location
of tho first naval ba i^o will bo a great
Burpriso to American).
The Militia Will Not Leave the Stidc.
WASHINGTON, April 10.-Up to tho
present, timo no gonoral ordors havo been
issued from tho War Dopartmont calling
into active sorvico tho militia of the sev
eral Slates. Con. Corbin, Adjutant Gon
oral of tho army, says it is tho intention
of the President to emply only tho regu
lar troops and voluntoors in Cuba. Tho
militia will ho used for coast defences
and within the borders of tho various
Stales. (Jen. Corbin says Ibero is no in
tention at present to order the militia
organizations away from their respective
States. Snell troops as may bo needed in
Cuba must bo regularly mustered into
tho United States sorvico. (Jon. Corbin
says tho South Carolina militia will be
employed in defending that State when
the emergency arises, but it is not pro
posed to order tho State militia to Cuba.
If any members of the militia volunteer
they will bo promptly mustered into the
Lee Will bc lil Command..
RICHMOND, April 18.-Cen. Fitzlnigh
Leo was asked to night if ho anticipated
hoing made a major general in tho United
Statos army. "1 may," was tho laconic
reply. "1 will certainly have some gen
eral oftlco tendered mo."
"Has the President assurod you of
this?" was asked. "I can't say as to
that point," was his reply. "Tho Presi
dent and I have had somo conversation."
"Is it true that Assistant Secretary ol
Navy Roosovol?* lins requested you to ap
point him on your Btaff?" asked tho re
porter. "1 see a Now York paper says
so," answered tho general, shoving tho
paper ovor to tho reporter.
"That does not answer the question,"
ventured tho scribe
"Well, Mr. Roosevelt has spokon to mo
about a staff appointment,'' said (?on.
"Will you appoint him?" was asked.
"There's where the quien saho conics in
-that's Spanish for 'who knows,' " an
swered tho general.
"Don't you think that (Juba will prove
mill oath ly for tho soldiers ol' this country,
who go thero to drive tho Spaniards outV"
"Not especiclly so, if they koop under
cover at night. Tho dows will ho most
dangerous for thom, and those they can
"I suppose tho soldiers for an invasion
of (Juba will he solootod from among thc
soldiers of tho extreme Sont h."
"Not at all," replied Con Leo, "as I
understand it Ibo brigades will bo made
up of men from all ovor tho Union, rogi
ments from North to South will light
side hy side.
and wifo should know about thc pre
paration that for half a century has
been helping expectant mothers bring
little ones into the world without
danger and thc hundred and one
?discomforts and distractions
incident to child-birth. It
is applied externally, which
is the only way to get relief.
Medioines taken internally
fy will not help and may
'//-\s ?<:<;l,lt m harm.
S* \ Friend
'A \ \ fits nnd prepares every
\\ \ \ OR8FTN> muscle and
l\ \ \ part of the body for
i\\ \ 1 \ t,,e critic"l no"r- h
|\\\] \ robs child-birth of Ita
(J^s* v\ \ tortures and pains.
&/_^*S Baby's coming is made
<Vk?P^ quick and easy. Its
\^ action i? doubly bone
firlal if used during thc whole
y period of pregnancy.
$1 por bottlo nt ali drug stores, or
sent by mail on receipt, of price.
DOOKS FRRH, containing valunblo Infor
mation to ali women, will bo sent to ?ny
Address upon Application by
Tho Bradfield Regulator Co.,
>rds of Congress. j
which havo okist?u fortmoro than iliroo j
vu bordors, bavo ahookcc? tho moral aonso
boon a diegrao? to Christian civilization,
>u of a Unitod States battleship, with 260 ]
y vi Blt in tho harbor of Havana, aad cau
til by tho President of tho United States I
1808, upon vvhloh tho aotion of Congress
if RoprcBontativos of Congross assembled :
i of Cuba ave, and of right ought to bo,
?': "?\..':- tl"-' : *. ^?jjKKSt?S^W
nitod Stat? s to domand, aud tho govorn
omand, that tho govornmont of Spain nt
nout Sn tho island of Cuba, and withdraw
od States bo,|and bo is horoby, dirooted and
al forces of tho United StutoB and to call
?tes tho militia of the sovoral States, to
thoso roBolutions into offoct.
iby disclaim any disposition or iutontiou
ntrol ovor said isl nm 1, oxcopt for tho paoi
lation, whon that is accomplished, toloavo j
to its pooplo."
ESTABLISHED JANUARY, 1806.
DEVOTED TO TH 10 SCHOOLS AND j
TO THF, INTERESTS OF EDUCA
Conmuuilcntlonn for this Department should bo
addressed to J. H. Moss, Editor,
Walhalla, ?. o.
Tho State Tonchors' Association will
bo held at Harris Lithia Springs tho
llrst wook in July noxt. An oxtouaive
programmo, roproBonting soino of tho
best toaohors in tim State, will booarriod
out oaob day. lt will bo a treat to thoso
who will attond and will onablo thom to
gatlior now ideas and modes, and thus
bo moro sorvicoablo to thoir patrons
* * *
Thoro aro about two thousand and
four hundrod sohools in our Stato, and of
this number eighteen hundred aro in tho
country. Tho longth of terms of those
schools vary from six wooks to, ton
mouths. Only a small per cont of theso
schools omploy thoir teaohors for moro
than ono or two terms, and along with
tho chango of toacbors thoro is a chango
of mothods, ideas, modos of teaching
and aims, and in conscquonco tho pupils
aro advanccd.to a certain stage and aro
kept Ibero, Our systom needs to bo uni
lied. Wo nood unfflod toacbors, a doli
nito good into which all should strive to
"Rome was not built in a day," noi
thoroan a boy or girl bo rushed through
Behool, attend a fow short terms for a
few years only, and bo fully proparod
I for hfo's storms and responsibilities.
* * * *
Romombor tho teacher is greater than
tho inotbod. Still a toachor who has no
llxcd aim or method will certainly fail.
* * * ?
If you do not soo tho fruits of your
labor and pains at once, continuo to do
your duty and tho results will surely
appoar in tim omi.
Chronic Byspopsia Cured.
FTEItsulrorhi? for nearly thirty yoars
>f"%\ from dyspepsia, Mrs, H. E. Dugdale,
wife of a prominent business man of
Warsaw, N. Y., writes: "For 28 yoars, I was
a construit sufferer from dyspepsia and a
wonk stomach. Tho lightest food pi -duccd
distress, causing sovoro pain and tho forma
tion of gas. No mutter how carotid of my
diet I sufforod Agonizing pain after eating.
I was treated hy many physicians and tried
numerous remedies without permanent help.
Two yoars ago I hogan taking Dr. Milos'
Nor ve and Di vor I'll ls and Nervine. Within
a nook I commenced improving, and per
sisting in tho treatment I was Boon nblo to
oat what 1 liked, with no ovil ofroctfl
I Htmp ilium at limul nuil ti ?ingiu dose dinpuiH
any old symptoms."
Dr. Miles' ltomodtcs feSS?^ Qr, '
aro Hold hy all drug- HFy'' 'H/III???*'
gists undor a positivo [E?^-"*"^*v _A
guarantee first bottle K?U.NQ?'VI??@
bcnoflta or inonoy ro- B?Afi-tootorod' '
funded. Dook on dis- BK> ?At.-' \
onsojof tho heart and E&rJ*??.l*v^S
nerven freo. Address,
DR. MILK? MEDICAL 00.^ Elkhart. Ind.
Doubtless others liavo noticed thoso
historical facts and coincidences:
April 10, 1775, battle of Loxinton.
April 24, 181(5, llrst engagoniont of
April 12, hstlj, Sumter fired on.
April 13, 1801, Sumter surrendered,
i April 14, 1801, Lincoln's first call for
April 0, 1805, Loo's surrondor.
April 14,1805, Lincoln assassinated.
April 10, 181)8, recognition of (Julian
independence and armed intervention
April 21, IN!>8, ultimatum]sent lo Spain.
This is quito a record for April in tho
United State?. Tho niuo days that ro
main of this month may witness many
0 von ts in naval warfare between tho
United States and Spain that will after
ward pass Into history. Vorily, no ono
knows now what a day may bring forth.
Two Millions a Year.
When pooplo buy, try and buy again it
means thoy'ro satisfied. Tho pooplo of
tho L .cd States aro now buying Casco
rots Candy Cathartic at Ibo rato of two
million boxes a year and it will bo three
million boforo Now Year's. It means
merit proved that Cascarotsaro tho most
delightful bowel regulator forovoryhody
tho year round. AU druggists. 10c,
25c, GOc. a box. Curo guaranteed.
Judge Townsend has decided that,cition
and towns can impuso a liconso tax on
railroads for business dono within corpor
ate limits. His decision was rendered in
tho case of City of Columbia VS. Florida
Central and Ponlnsular Railroad Co., and
sustains tho principle of liconso taxa
Ho sure that your blood is pure, your
appetite good, your digestion perfect.
To purify your blood and build up
your health, take Hood's Sarsaparilla.
This medicine has accomplished re
markable cmos of all blood disoasos. It
is tho ono true blood puriilor.
Hood's Sarsaparilla has tho powor to
make you wotl hy purifying and enrich
ing your blood, giving yon an appotito,
and nerve, mental and digestivo strength.
In ftitka, Alaska, whon an Indian
wife has lost hot husband hy death,
sho goes into morning by painting
tho tipper half of her face in deep
Now i* th? tim? j
that ovory oaoj
jt' 1 J
t? ll v? u. j -v* t?*wt/ A
spring tonio to
Bystom and pro
paro for tho extra
demanda of Nature. Every spring
the ayatom is thoroughly over
hauled-thero is a general houso
oleaniug going on within. The
impurities that have boen accumu
lating for tv year must be got
ten rid of, and tho system reno
vated and proparod xor ibo siego
of mi m mn v. Unless Nature is as
sisted in this task, tho strain on
tho system is too severe, ?nd a
breakdown is the result. Borne
pooplo uogloet to supply this as
sistance, and as a result they aro
ovorootne by an enervating, do
prossod fooling, their onorgies re:
lax, appotito fails, and they aro
totally disabled for a season.
Everybody .hast now neede a tonio,
and Swift's Spoeiflo
is logically tho boat tonio on tho
market. Tho gouoral health noods
building up, htmco a tonio in needed
that is ontiroly harmloss. S. S. S.
is purdy vogotablo, and is tho only
blood remedy that is guaranteed
to ooutain no potash, moroury, or
otherbprmful minorai ingr?dient.
It is Nu-turo's remedy, hoing mado
from ijoots and herbs gathered
from Nature's groat otorohouso. Xt
thoroughly oleansoa the blood of
I'tvll impurities, tonos up tho gen
eral hoalth, ronews the appotito
and imparts new lifo and vigor to
tho ontiro system. Dangerous
typhoid fovor and othor provalont
Bummer diseasos seldom attaok a
person whono system is thoroughly
toned up with
S. S. S. in the
spring. Got 3.
S.S. and bo pro
parod. Sold, by all
Odo to Max. Coleman.
His noblo traits ondoar to us his namo;
Death is tho crown of manly doods to
Though falling young ho did not livo in
Do won in lifo's short hattie all tho same.
A longthy ago has nothing moro to claim ;
Death slays to mako alivo-he'll riso and
In tho "Elysian Holds," with not a pain,
To ovor rankle In his broast again
Ho froo from grief and caro, without a
Whoro "Eden's" suft'ringscoaso, but joys
And radient gems bedeck bis puro white
Like starB in evening tboy aro shining
"Tho King of Terror is tho Prince of
To all whoso lives our Saviour's lovo bas
Taken in Time,
ovon consumption yields to tho wonder
ful effects of Dr. Pierco's Golden Medical
Discovery, lt won't mako now lungs- i
but it will mako diseased ones healthy
when nothing olso will. Thoro's a rea
son for it, too. Consumption is lung
serofula. For every form of scrofula,
and all blood-taints, tho "Discovery" is. a!
positivo euro. D's tho most potent |
Btrongth-rostoror, blood-oleansor, and
llcsh-builder known to medical science.
For weak lungs, spitting of blood, bron-1
chitts, asthma, catarrh, and all lingering
ooughs, it's an unequaled remedy.
Last Thursday th oro was a fall of snow
two miles bolow Williamston which cov
ered tho ground for sonic distance. It
came near happening on tho anniversary
of tho groat snow of 1840.
A Sure Thing for You.
A transaction in which you cannot
looso is a suro thing. Diliousncss, sick
headache, furred tongue, fever, piles
j and a thousand other ills aro caused by
constipation and sluggish liver. Casca
rots Candy Cathartic, tho wonderful now
livor stimulant and intestinal tonic aro!
by all druggists guaranteed to euro or
money refunded. C. C. C. aro a sure
thing. Try a box to day; loo., 25c., i>0c.
Sample and booklet froo. All druggists.
Two regiments of United States troops
passed through Columbia this (Thurs
day) morning on their way to Tampa
from Now York.
Bueklen'fl Arnica Salve.
Tho host salvo In tho world for outs,
bruises, sorso, ulcors, salt rheum, fovor
sores, tottor, chapped hands, chilblains,
corns and all skin emptions, and posi
tively cures piles, or no pay required. It
is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction,
or moiioy refunded. Prico 25 couts por
box. For salo by 1). B. Darby, Walhalla;
W. J. Lunney, Soneca, and JU, B. Zim
A little Yankee maiden is reported
in tho eastern newspapers as having
olosed her evening prayer as fellows :
"And now God, take good caro of
youl self for if thero would anything
happen to you wo would havo only
McKinley loft, and he is not doing
near ns well as papa thought ho
ONE OF TWO WAYS.
Tho bladder was created for ono pur
pose, namely, a rccoptaolo for ibo m ino,
and as such it is not Hablo to any form
of diseaso oxcopt by one of two ways.
Tho first way is from imporfoct action of
tho kidneys. Tho scoond way is from
oaroloss local troatmoutof othor diseases.
Unhealthy urine from unhealthy kid
neys ls tho chief causo of hladdor trou
bles. So tho womb, Uko tho bladder,
was oroated for ono purpose, and If not
dootored too much is not Hablo to weak
ness or disease, oxcopt in raro casos. It
is situated back of and very oloso to tho
bladder, therefore any pain, disoaso or
Inconvenience manifested In thokldnoys,
back, hladdor or urinary passage Is often,
by mistake, attributed to fomalo weak
ness or womb tronido of some sort. Tho
error is easily mado and may bo as easily
avoided. To lind ont correctly, sot your
urine aside for twenty-four hours ; a sedi
ment or Bottling indicates kidney or blad
der troublo. Thc mild and tho extraor
dinary olToct of Dr. Kilmer's Swamp
Boot, the groat kidney, and hladdor
remedy, is soon realized. If you need a
medicino you should havo tho best. At
druggists ll fly ?~ mts and ono dollar. You
may havo a llannilo bottlo and pamphlet,
both sent froo by mail, upon rocoipt of
tb roo two-coat stamps lo co vor cost of
postage on tho bottle. Montion KKOWKB
Connue? and send your address to Dr.
Kilmer A Co., Binghamton, N. Y. Tho
Proprietors of this papor guarautool tho
genuineness of tip's off or, _ ^
STATE OK SOUTH CAROLINA, I
COUNTY OP OCONKK. . f
IN T1IK COUBT OP PKOBATK.
By E. L. HKIINDON, ESQ., PBOBATK
Whereas, Mr?. Elizabeth J. JamcB baa
mado suit to mo to grant ber Letters of
Administration of tho pomonal ostate
and offoots of J. K. Jamos, deceased
Thoso are therefore to cite and admon
ish all and singular tko kindred andi
oroditors of tho said J. K. Jamos, '
deconeod, that tboy bo and apponr
boforo mo, ia tho Court of Probate, to bo
hold at Walhalla Court House, S. C., on
'ritnte.iny, atb, 1R0R; niW nub
?toatlon thereof, at ll o'olook in the fore
noon, to show causo, if any they li ave,.
why tho Bald Administration should not |
(liven under ray bund this 2iot day of
April, Anno Domini 181*3. .
S Q^TT I ?. L. HERNDON, Judge of I
( S Probato, Ooonoo County, S. C.
Published on tho 21st day of April '
1808, in tho KKOWKK COUBIKU and Ooonoo |
GENEHAL BANKING BUSINESS.
Doposits rocoivod, Exohnngo sold, Col
lootions promptly mado.
4- 21-08-ly _
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS
Exchange ?old, Collections promptly
mado. J. W. STRIBLING,
W. H. HESTER, Malinger.
Popular Summor and Winter Resort.
Special attention to tho comfort of guests.
Commodious Rooms. Elegant Faro.
WARREN PRIESTLEY, I
FOR FOURTEEN YEARS WAL
HALLA'S TONSORIAL ARTIST.
j Prompt and satisfactory work at II?B |
J. J. ANSEL,
Furiiituro o? all KinriH,
Coffins and Caskets.
KSF* Prices to suit tho timos.
Palmetto Livery and Sale Staates,
SENECA, S. C.
I. D. FlNOANNON, PltOFRIKTOR.
Fancy teams and vehicles at all timos,
day or night. Prices roasonablo.
Market Price for Country
FAMILY GROCERY AND DARTER
Call at tho Eaton Stand. Choice lot of
Southorn-grown (?orman Millot Seed.
CANNED GOODS, GROCERIES AND
At tito VanDlvlcro Stand.
4? 1-08-1 m
H. C. BUSCH,
Stapled Fancy Groceries
FRUITS AT ALL SEASONS.
Cash or bailor for Poultry and Eggs.
Bakory furnishes Fresh. Dread and Oakes.
-- RESTAURANT -
Lunches sorved at all hours.
DRY OOODS, FANCY NOTIONS,
JEWELRY, WATCHES, CLOCKS,
NOVELTIES OF ALL KINDS.
Tobacco and Cigars,
w. H. REEDER:
'-- AND -
2?y* Personal Attention to Customers.
NEW GROCERY STORE
I have just opened
up a Stock of Staple
PATRONAGE OP THH PUBLIC
PRICES TO MEET COMPETITION.
POULTRY, EGGS AND COUNTRY
PRODUCE BOUGHT FOR CASH
JUST RECEIVED A
FULL LINE OF FUR
NITURE, SPRING COTTS
NEEDED FOR FUR
NISHING A HOUSE.
GIVE Ml? A CALL AND I
WILL SAVE YOU MONEY.
G. A. Norman,
Bids for Building: Bicycle and
Base Ball Park.
rilHE Committee oro ready to rocoivo
Ju bids for building tho Walhalla Bioy
elo and Baso Dall Park. Specifications
furnishod on application. Filo cash bids
at onco with us.
WM. J. STRIBLING,
J. C. NEVILLE. JR.,
JAMES H. HARDY,
April 14, 1808.
GRAY EAGLE is a well-bred Jack,
sired by a thoroughbred Black Spanish
Jack, bis dam is a nativo Kontucky Jen
nett. His colts aro dooly shaped, with
long, koon hoads, mostly blacks and
bays. No short hoads or dish faces, and,
novor as yot, shown any bad colors. Ho |
will bo at Richland this season. For
particulars apply to
J. J. BALLENGER,
Richland, S. 0.
April 14, 1808. lm
Notice to Executors, Adminis
trators and Guardians.
T71XECUTORS, Administrators and
Ali Guardians will take notice that un
der tho Jaw thoy aro required to make
to tho Judge of 1'robato an annual ac
counting of tho OBtato in tboir hands
botwoon tho first day of January ami tho
first day of July in oaeh year, and upon
failure to do so forfeit all claims for com-1
missions, and aro furthor liable to fino
and costs. E. L. HERN DON,
Judge of Probate for Oconoo County, S.O.
April 14, 1808. lilt
Bridge to Let.
TM HE County Supervisor for Ooonco
A County will, at tho bridge, on tho
20th day of April, 1808, at ll o'clook a.
m., lot, to tho lowest responsible bidder,
tho contract to robuild tho bridge over
Thompson's Crook, at tho Mill of W. D.
Stribling. Plans and specifications will
bo exhibited at tho timo and placo of
lotting. Tho right to reject all bids re
served. J. W. SHELOR,
Clerk of Board.
April l i, 1808.
To Audit jud Pay Claims.
BY Resolution of tho County Board of I
Commissioners tho Supervisor will
audit and pay claims for road work on
tho first Monday and third Saturday in
oaob month only. Persons wishing ?iii.,
olass of claims audited will take notico
of this ordor. No account? will bo au
dited on any oilier days except by tho
full Board. J. W. SHELOR,
dork of Board.
April 14, 1808.
THE LATEST AND MOST
W FLOWERS, VEILINGS
I*- AND NOTIONS
TO BE OFFERED AT REASONABLE
Constantly rocolving Now Goods in all
tho latest stylos.
Call and soo thom whether you buy or
IRS. L I CUDWORTH.
April l i, 1803. 13-tf
Dry Goods, Notions,
OUR SPRING STOCK is now ovtnploto mid wo cnn oi?or you aonio Yory nioo
goods at real low pricos.
Wo liavo established a bargain counter and wo aro adding groat bargains to it
20 pieces Hamburg Edging, fi couts per yard.
100 pair Ladies' Bleached Undorvosts oidy tn cont? por pair. A great bargain
m % '?My -. A "VH ' .... :3&tv%
* ~*W&%: ;'x^^ll lo.
Bay State Shoes and Slippers
from $1 to $4 per pai
and Ranges. *
If you aro needing a Cooking Stovo or
Bange, wo want to soil you Sheppard's
Excolsior. Wo guarantco every stove
and rango to givo perfect satisfaction.
When you aro needing anything in om
line call and seo us.
You will always lind our .stock com
Wo soil at one prico and that the low
Wo treat you courteously.
A satisfied customer is our best advor
Our constant aim is to give you the
best goods at bottom prices.
Wo mako your int crests ours.
Your child will bo served as cheaply
and politely as yourself.
A comparison of our goods and prico?
will convince you that you should trade
Wo control tho following
brands and guarantoo ovory
article: Bay Stato Shoos,
Ballard's Flour, Sheppard's.
Cooking Stoves and Ranges,
Clail88 Scissors and Shears,
Baker & Young's Crescent:
The Same Old Song.
VV K want your trade and in oxchangej
wo will try lo givo yon bettor values cachi
tl in'', you como. Doyen trade with us,["
if so, we hope yon are pleased (wo are).
If not, call and see us and get our prices.
Don't buy your COTTON Ii OES until
you have seen ours. Wo think wo can
please you in a good HOE fora small
Bring your wife and daughters with
you and lol us sell them a nice Dress,
Pair of Shoes or Oxfords, Bells, Ac.,
while you pick out things for the farm.
Lowery, Byrd & Co.,
March 17, 1898.
?ISN ISO ./II, 8. O.
A.LL Dross Goods, Capos, lllankots, Flannels, IJndorwaro and all Winter Goodi
at what thoy actually cos' and less. We must reduce slock and wo expect prior
to do tho work. The goods are only hi-if season old. Evo ry thing now, frosh arv
dosirablo stock, but it is our rule not to carry ovor goods Hom one season to a?
other; thoroforo wo offer thia Baerl Ileo sale. If you aro going to buy only very ll
tl o it will pay you to Invest?galo our goods and prices.
Tolling reductions in Mon's and Boys'Clothing. They aro not counter, wor
but fresh and good as gold. If you will como and givo us a trial wo will show yo
for how little money First Class Clothing can he had.
Thero is going to bo cold weather yelt, but wo aro determined to closo tho White
Season and proparo for Sin ing and Smellier.
Thanking our friends for their li boral patronage during tho nant and soliciting
share of their custom during tho present year, and wishing yon all a prosperen
year, we aro sincerely,
Carter Merchandise Go.,
WALHALLA, S. C. WESTMINSTER, S.
January 20, 1808,
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