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BY J AYN KS, SHHLOK, SMITH & STUCK.
WA?I??AIJIJA, SOUTH CAROLINA, AUOU8T 4, 1808i
mm SERIES, NO. 18.-VOfcUMH XlilX_NO. 811
. WI G. NEVILLE.
A ?rief Biographical Sketch of tills
''.Milo mid Wllllug Servant ot God.
?jWilliam Gordon Novillo was born
oe Walhalla, S. C., about the timo
.Sit"? Boauroguard was calling upon
Anderson to surrender Fort Sumtor.
On his father's sido he is of English
descent and has inhoritod many of
tho sturdy qualities of John Bull.
On tho mot hov',i sido, ho is Irish, and
in some dogrco has fallon heir to tho
famous Irish Bull flashes of wit and
humor cropping out nt tin most un
expected times and places. With
the exception of ono your spout at
Princeton Seminary, his ontiro edu
cation has hoon obtained in his nativo
?Hate. Hois thoroughly furnished
for tho work of the ministry, having
spent tinco years at Nowborry Col
lego, ono at Adger Collogo, two at
tho Seminary at Columbia, and ono
With tho exception of a year or
two at Frankfort, Ky., his ministry
has been pnssod in bia nativo Stato,
and tho groater portion of it in
Bethel Presbytery. Iiis f st chargo
was composed of Ninety-Six and
Cokesbury Churches in South Caro
lina Presbytery. From thenco ho
was called to Concord Church in
Bothel, from thenco to Frankfort,
Ky., and is onco moro in Bethel
Presbytery ns tho pastor of York
villo Churoh, in very many respects
ono of tho finest churches in the
As a past?, v Brother Novillo soon
wins the confidence and lovo of all
his chargo. Gifted in remembering
names, affable and pleasant in man
ner, prudent and wiso in conversa
tioil, and withal deeply sympathetic,
tho passing years only strengthen
the chains that bind pastor and peo
AB a preacher, Brothor Neville is
always instructivo, nover entering
the pulpit without beaten oil. Ho is
thoroughly Calvanistio, and no ono
con listen to him without discovering
the impress of the lamented Girar
deau. Ho is an intensely practical
preacher, but his exhortations, Uko
those in tho Paulino epistles, aro
founded upon doctrine. With a
clear voico and pleasant manner,
thoroughly proparcd and deoply in
earnest, it is literally true of Novillo
"While in the pulpit he fears not the
face of man."
Whilo Brother Neville is deeply
concerned in all that adds to tho
material and moral good of his State,
yet her spiritual interest is the bur
den of his heart. For years he has
devoted his time, labor and money
to tho causo of domestic missions.
With a largo pastorate and a cul
tured audience to greet him eacl
Sabbath, he will yet ride miles in thc
afternoon to preach in destitute
placets, and at any cost to himself 'nc
is over ready to heed tho cry, "Come
over and help ns." For years his
'guiding hand has been upon the home
missionary work of Bethel Presby
tery, and very muc'.i of thc success
of that work is due to his wisdom,
zeal and energy. At present he is
chairman of tho evangelistic commit
tee, and hjs fine administrative abil
ity, courteous bearing, force of will
and knowledge of tho field has
already placed thc work upon a sure
basis. Ile is pre-eminently fitted
for home missionary work.
While like the apostlo Paul, his
heart's desire and prayer for Israel is
th nt they might be saved, like the
apostle, tho claims of tho heathen
world also presses heavy upon his
heart. Under his leadership tho
Vorkvillo Church is supporting two
Bethel Presbytery has honored
Brothqr Neville with every position
within her gift. At the prcsont he
is a trustee of Davidson Collogo, a
Trustee of tho -Theological Semi
nary, Chairman of tho Synodical
Evangelical Committee, member of
tho Iixcoutivo Committee of Bethel
Presbytery and a member of tho
General Assembly recently held at
Now Orleans.-J. II. Thorn well, in
Dr. J. I. Torry, of Trimble, Tenn., in
Speaking of Chamberlain's Colio, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy, says: "It has al
most become a necessity In this vicinity."
This is tho best remedy in tho world for
collo, cholora morbus, dysontory and
? -djarrlnna, and is recognized as a nocos
Hity .wherever Its great worth and merit
become known. >?o other remedy is so
prompt ,or offectual, or so pleasant to
take. .Soljd by J. W. Bell, Walhalla; H.
It. /.hnmonman A Co., Westminster; W.
Lot ns gi\yo Admiral Camara his
duo. Ho hm demonstrated that the
Sue/, oanal \k navigable. Also that
lt is possiblo iW a Spanish Hoot to
got back homt^.-Kansas City Jour
GOOD OLD 8. C. SOLDIERS.
Something About tho South Carolina
Regiments in tho Civil War.
Thero ls poetry in our past, thero
is deathless honor to South Caro
lina's gallant sons, but in writing a
short account of tho troops sont by
our State to tight tor hor troodom,
thoro is spaoo for littlo moro than
baro facts, and a list of names whoso
glory furnishes all tho beauty of my
For much of my information I am
indobtcd to our own bravo soldior,
Col. J. N, Brown, who not only boro
tim sufferings and privations of tho
Confed?rate camp, but won Confed?
ralo laurels as well, having been pro
moted to the rank of general.
To tho call for troops to defend
tho South this State promptly re
sponded by raising G5,000 troops;
20,000 of tlicso woro State troops, or
reserves, principally old men and
boys, verifying hor unparalleled patri
otism, robbed tho eradlo and the
The first gun fired in that immor
tal strugglo was not at Fort Sumter,
April mb, 1801, but throe months
earlior, from Morris Isla-..January
9th, 1801, by South. Cai oUna cadets,
commanded by Major Stevens. It
was discharged afr tho "Star of tho
Wost," a steamer carrying supplies
to Fort Sumter.
Tho Fourtli Regiment of South
Carolina Volunteers sent out
April 14, 1801, was composed of sol
diers from Andorson, Oconee, Pick
ens and Greenville. Its oflicers wore
Col. ,T. B. E. Sloan, Lieut. Col. C. S.
Mattison, Major J. II. Whitner,
Adjt. S. M. Wilkes.
Thero was littlo fighting on South
Carolina soil ; our soldiers mot thc
foo on tho battlefields of Virginia
and Tennessee and by thc courage
and patriotism tlioy displayed, proved
the spirit of 1770 was still a vital
spark, and that tho chivalry of the
South could produco the finest sol
diers, as well ns tho finest gentlemen,
vho world had ovor produced.
Tho first important battle was J Jig
Bethel, Juno 10th, 1801. The South
Carolinians who participated in tint
battle wore commanded by C?en. D
il. Hill. On July 2lst, 1801, toon
place tho battle of Bull Hun, or thc
First Manassas. In this fight wore
Generals Hampton, Kershaw, Bon
ham, Butler and Bec witii their com
It was thero Con. Jackson wai
given Iiis soubriquet. Con. Beo ir
rallying hi? forces became impationt
and exclaimed : "Men look at Jack
son's brigade, it stands liko a stone
wall." Tlie name passed from tin
command to tho commander, and liai
Thc next important battle inwhicl
our soldiers engaged was on Ootobe:
2d, 1801, at Leesburg, Cen. N. G
Evans in command of tho Soutl
In 802 our mon participated ii
tho following battles: Williamsburg
Seven Pines, Gaines' Mill, Frasier'
Farm, Mcchanicsvillc, Savage's Sta
tion, Malvern Hill, Cedar Mountain
Second Manassas, Ox Hill, Soutl
Mountain, Harper's Ferry, Antietam
Sharpsburg, Frcdoricksburg, Sliilol
In 1803 occurred the following
battles, in which thc 10th, 10th, lOtl
and 24th regiments took part :
Chancellorsville, Resaca, Nov
Hopo, Harrison's Mountain, Cottys
burg, Mills Valley, Chickamaugr
Richmond, Porrysville. In tho bat
tlo of Missionary Ridge tlioy did no
participate, beoauso they had mad
an unsuccessful attack on Knox villi
November 25th, and then relume
through Fast Tennessee to Virginif
In 1801 took place tho battles, o
Tim Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Col
Harbor, Dandridge, Fort Harriso:
Con. Gist was killed at Franklin
November 80th, and was suceecde
by Col. Ellison. Capers.
Probably tho hardest fighting c
tho war was at Spottsylvania Com
House May 12th, 1864, in Tho Blood
AIIKIO. That battle lasted, withon
interruption, for 18 hours, and ii
Murfrecsboro, when tho fightiii]
bogan on the last day of 1802, an
lasted two days. Thc following is
list of Confederate Gonorals froi
Lieutenant Generals : It. H. An
ilerson commanded a division con!
posed of tho brigades of Armstca<
Mahon, Martin and .Wright.
Wade Hampton cavalry brigadt
of Butler. Gordon. Rosser SR
Young. Stephen D. Loo W.IB aj
pointed June 23d, 1801.
Major Generals : M. C. Butler. A
W. Gary, Bonj. Hugor, J. B. Ko?
Brigadiov Gonorals: Barnard I
Hoe, Milledgo L. 'Bonham, John
j Bratten, Ellison Capor?, Jaues
Chestnut, Jomo? Connor, Thos. F.
Brayton, John Dunnovont, Stephon
Elliott, N. G. Evans, States Rights
Gist, Maxoy Gregg, Johnson Hagood,
Micah Jenkins, John D. Konnody,
Thos. Muldron Logan, Arthur M.
Manigault, Samuel McGowan, Ahnor
Forrin, Pettigrew J. JohtiBon, John
S. Freston, Boswell Ripley, Cloment
II. Stevens, J. H. Graph), J. B.
Villopigno, W. II. Wallnoo.
Tho following, though appointed
from other State*?, are :
Lioutenant General : James Long
Major Generals : E. M. Law, P.
M. B. Young.
Brigadier Goncrnls : Hamilton P.
Bee, Piuckney U. Bowles, James
Cantey, Jack C. Deas, Samuel W.
Ferguson, A. H. Gladden, D. C.
Govan, A. R. Lawton, L. Sullivan
Ross, Reuben R. Ross, Lewis T.
"Many of those mon nro now dead ;
for others tho shadows aro lengthen
ing and tho sun is going down."
DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CU KED
by local applications, ns they cannot
roach tho diseased portion of tho oar.
Thoro is only ono way to euro deafness,
and that is by constitutional romodios.
Denfnoss is oausod by an inflamed con
dition of tho mucous lining of tho Basta
chain Tubo. When this tubo gots in Hamed
you have a rumbling sound or imperfect
hearing, and when it ?B entirely olosod
deafness is tito result, and unless tho
inflammation can bo taken out and tins
tubo restored to its normal condition,
hearing will bo destroyed fe?over. Niuo
casos out of ton aro caused by catarrh,
which is nothing but an inflamed condi
tion of tho mucous surfaces.
Wo will give ono hundred dollars for
any caso of deafness (caused by catarrh)
that cannot bo ourod by Hall's Catarrh
Curo. Send for circulara, freo.
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by druggists, 70 cont?.
Hall's Family Pills aro tho best.
Less Idqor Drinking.
Tho bullotin for tho Federal De
partment of Labor for July gives
figures to show that there hua been
a large decrease in tho consumption
of intoxicating liquors by tho peoplo
of this country. In 1880 tho con
sumption of distilled spirits in tho
United States was 2? gallons for
ovory man, woman and child ; in 1890
it was less than one gallon.
Such a ?ecreaso in thc uso of strong
drink probably never occurred before
among any people
Thoro has also been a decroaso in
tho uso of wino in this country. Thc
per capita of consumption of wino in
1880 was .29 of a gallon, and in 189G
it was .20 of a gallon.
But while there has boon some
decrease in thc uso of wino and a very
groat decrease in tho uso of whiskey,
brandy, gin and othor spirits, thc
consumption of hoer has increased
In 1890 no less than 1,170,870,448
gallons of beer wore used in this
country. The beer used for medi
cines, in cooking and for other pur
poses except drinking, is compara
tively very small. Tho great hull
of thc beer consumed in 1890 wai
drunk. Tho per capita consump
tion of beor in 1880 was only 1.8f
gallons. By 1890 it had increased
to 15.10 gallons.
In spite of this fact there ie good
reason to believo that there has heoi
a great growth of temperance amour,
our peoplo during tho past eighteen
years. Thoir larger usc of 'mild
drinks is more than compensated foi
hy the great reduction of tho quan
strong and fiery liquors.-Atlanti
A Sure Thing for You.
A transaction in winch yon cannu
looso is asuro thing. Biliousness, sicl
headache, furred tongue, fover, pile
and a thousand othor ills aro caused b;
constipation and sluggish liver. Casca
rots Candy Cathartic, tho wondorful nov
livor stimulant and intestinal tonio ari
by all .druggists guaranteed to euro o
money rotunded. C. C. C. aro a sur
thing. Try a box to-day; 10c, 20c,, f>0c
Sample and booklet free. All druggists
- _-,- -
Condition of Stnto Farms.
Tho following is tho amount o
grain raised on the State farms th i
DeSaussure farm--281 acres it
oats, ii,77G bushels. Threshed
about 68 .bushels per acre. Wheat
24 acres, made 288 bushels. Abott
ll:f bushels per acre.
Reid farm-217 acres in oats
made 8,401 bushels ; ?-?8^ bushels pe
aero. Wheat, 20 acres mado 18
bushels ; OJ bushels per aoro.
Lexington farm and patches
Aron??;1, prison mado 2,000 bushels o
oats, making a grand total of 28,26:
bushols. On this farm on?y a sinai
quantity of wheat was sown, moath
as an oxporimont.
Ramon's Relief cures ^ick-IIcadachc
Neuralgia, Cramps, Cholera Morbut
Diarrhoea, &?. 2$c. for large bottle.
THE PRESIDENT S REPLY
To Spain's Peace Proposa!--No Money
lt Demands the Absolute Surrender of Porto Rico* and the Island*
Adjacent to that Island and Cuba, to ?he Untied States, th?
Absolute Independence o? Cuba and Coaling Stations
in the Philippines and Ladrono Islands.
WASHINGTON, D. C., July 29.-Tho Cabinot disouBBod tho Presi
dent's answer to Spain's ponco proposal to-day and roaohod tho follow
ing conclusion :
Tho absolute surrender of Porto Rico to tho United ?Staion and
tho cossion of sovoral small islands adjacent to Cuba and Porto Rico
to tho Unitod States.
Recognition of tho indopondenco of Cuba.
Cession of ono of tho Ladrona Islands to tho Unitod States aa
coaling stat ion and the cession to tho United Statos of at least a coal
ing station in thc Philippines.
Tho question undecided ?B, what disposition shall bo mndo of tho
Philippine Islands as a whole. It oan bo stated that th oro is practically
no difforouco of opinion in the Cabinot on tho quoation of tho roton
tion of the Philippines Islands ns a wholo, all tho membors hoing op
posed to our acquisition of theso islands. There has been no dociflion,
howovor, ns yet on tho oxtont to which tho govornment will go in its v
decision respecting the futuro of theso islands, but it is probablo that
tho answor to tho Prosidont will oxpresatho willingness of thisgovorn
mont to loavc thc matter of tho futuro government of tho Philippines
ontiroly in tho hands of a joint commission to bo appointed by this
govornment and tho govornmont of Spain, Tho probability is that
tho United States will insist upon a guarantee of certain reforms in
govornmont in tho Philippine Islands.
Our answor will moko no mention of tho money indemnity.
Noithor will thoro ho any armistice at all. Tho answor will bo in tho
nature of an ultimatum, and if Spain does not ncoopt it BIIO will faro
worso in thc future. The noto from Spain, it is said, was a vory
adroit and equivocal dooumont, from reading which ono would think
tho only question involved was Spain.
Appnrontly Spain might not ronlly havo intended getting a direct
answer from us, but only to opon diplomat ic correspondence. This
govornmont will not have any such correspondono, but will mako a
straightforward statement of its present poaco terms for Spain's nc
ceptanco or rejection, naming conditions that uudor tho circumstances
aro reasonable and oven generous.
The Stars and Stripes Hoisted Over Fifty
Thousand Subjects of Spain.
Pour OV PONOK, PORTO Rico, via tho Island of St. Thomas, 1).
W. I., July 28.-Tho Port of Ponce surrendered to Commander C. II.
Davis, of tho auxiliary gunboat Di Aa yesterday. Thoro was no resist
ance, and tho Amoricans wore wolcorned with enthusiasm.
Major Gen. Milos arrived hero this morning at dnybrcnk with Gen.
Ernst's brigade and immediately started for tho town of Ponce, throe
milos inland, which capitulated this nftornoon.
Tho American troops aro pushing towards tho mount sins and will
join Gen. Henry with hip brigade at Guanica, which hns hoon captured
by our troops.
A light beforo tho lattor placo on Tuesday last was won by tho
American volunteers. Tho Spaniards ambushed eight companies of
thc Sixth Massachusetts and Sixth Illinois regiments, but tho enemy
was rcpusled and driven back a mile to a ridge, whoro tho Spanish
cavalry charged and were routed by our infantry.
Gen. Garrotson led tho fight with tho mon from Illinois and Mas
sachusetts and tho enemy retreated to Yanco, leaving four dead on tho
hold and several wounded. None of our mon woro killed and only
three were slightly wounded.
The Porto Ricans are glad the American troops have landod and
say they aro all Americans and will join our army.
The roads arc c(ood for military purposes. Our troop^aro healthy
and Gen. Miles Bays tho campaign will be short and vigorous.
Gen. Miles lias issued thc following proclamation :
"In tho prosecution of tho war against tho Kingdom of ?Spain by
the people of the United Statos, in tho cause of .liborty, justice and
humanity, its military forces havo como to occupy tho Island of Porto
Rico. They come homing tho banners of freedom, inspired by a noblo
purpose to Beek tho enemies of our government, of yours, and to destroy
or capture all in armed resistance Thoy bring you tho fostering arms
of a freo people, whoso greatest power is justico and humanity to all
living within their fold. Hence thoy release you from your former
political relations, and, it is hoped, insure your cheerful acceptnnco of
tho government of tho United States.
"Tho chief object of tho America), military forces will ho to ovor
throw the armed authority of Spain and givo tho people of your beau
tiful island tho largest measure of liberty coneistont with this military
occupation. Thoy havo not como to mako war on the pcoplo of tho
country, who for centuries havo been oppressed, but, on tho contrary,
they bring protection, not only to yourselves, but to your property,
promote your prospetity and bestow tho immunities and blessings of
our enlightenment and liberal constitution and govornmont.
"It is not their purpose to intorfero with tho oxisting laws and
customs, which are wholesome and beneficial to tho people, BO long as
they conform to tho rules of tho military administration, order and
juslico. This is not a war of devastation and desolation, but ono to
givo all within tho control of tho military and naval forces tho ad
vantages and blessings of onlightcd civilisation."
Adrice to Candidates,
An astuto politician in giving ad
vico to candidates says : "Don't stay
too long in ono place-keep moving.
Always be in a hurry. Five minutes
is long enough to stay in ono placo ;
for if you stay long they will havo a
chanco to pump you. Don't allow
yourself to hinder any one. Try to
make a good impression, but don't
stay long enough to ruin it. Go to
every house you can and soo tho
lady if the man is not at home, and
toll hor your business-who you aro
and what you aro running for. In
niuo times out of ton it will do ju3t
as well as seeing tho man himself.
Women usually are bettor judges of
character than men, and if you make
a favorablo impression on tho inothor
And children you sccuro tho voting
strength of thc household."
- . , i 0m. --
Don't Neglect Yonr I.lvcs.
Liver troubles qulokly result in ficrioun
complications, and thc nina who neglect? his
liver has little regard for health A bottle
of llrowiiH' Iron Hilters taken n-.w H'M then
will keen tho liver In perfect on hr. If tho
disease lias developed, browns' .ron Hitters
will cure lt permanently. Strength and
vitality will always follow ita nae.
Browns' Iron Bitters ls sold by all dealors.
Jones was dead, and a bulletin
stating that Geo. S. Jones, Esq., lind
departed th's lifo for heaven at 12
M., wes posted by n sympathetic
family on tho door. A passing wag,
full of mischief, placed tho following
notice on a telegraph shoct under
that of tho family : "Hoavon, 12.30
P. M.-Jones not arrived. Excite
Beauty is Blood Deep.
(Mean blood moans a clean skin. No
boauty without it. C'nBcnrots Candy Ca
thartio olean your blood and koop
olean by stirring np tho lazy livor and
driving all impurities from tho body.
Begin to-day to banish pimples, boils,
blotches, biackhonds and that .i ly
bilious complexion by takingCasoarots
beauty for ton cont?. AM druggists.
Satisfaction guaranteed. 10c., 2?o., 50o.
Thoro is no good ronson why a
Christian man should' '^o u mly
solicitous about what is likely to
happen to him in tho future, for tho
samo father that has cared for him
in tho past will continue to do so in
days to como.
Alt druggists guarantee Dr. Milos' PAW
pure to stop Headache *,Ouoc?utad>Wi
A? AMERICAN QUEEN,
Four Ceueratlons of Her Kin Havo
Fought Under tko Stars and Stripes.
Tho following beautifully worded
article was handed to tho corres
pondent of the Knoxvillo Journal
and Tribuno by a leading attorney
of Goldsboro, N. C. All tho fools
aro therein historio and will bo road
with intorost by patriotic Amoricans
ovory whero :
Less than ono hundred miles west
of Astw ille, in tho County of Chero
kee, tho extromo western county o?
North Carolina, on tho brokon brow
of a lowly hill, across which creeps
thc shadows of the uunamod peaka
of the hoautiful Nantahala Moun
tains, thero stands a modest farm
house that novor know a luxury. In
this humble and scantily furnished
homo, about ono milo from Androws,
a flag st ition of tho Murphy Brandi
of tho Westorn North Carolina Kail
road, thoro lives an aged widow with
a record so romarkablo as to deserve
a dioico placo in tho annals of hoi
country. Cro\. ned with tho . snow
that novcr melts and modestly olnim.
lng tho momorics which strotoh
aoross oighty-oight long years, she ii
the saintly grandmother and th?
Godly mothor around whom three
generations of heroes aro wont tc
gathor and pay rcvorontial homage
Her namo is Mary Phillips Tatham
She was born Fobruary 2, 1810, and
thorofore, is in hor oiglity-oightl
year. Her grandfather followed ant
fought under Gen. Washington. He
father was in tho thickest of the Ugh
at Now Orleans under Gen. Jaeksoi
and through lifo boro tho living ovi
donee of tho oarnngo shown in tba
memorable struggle Under Gen
Taylor in Mexico her husband wa
in tho foro-front and novor faltero<
or wavorod in tho faco of death itsoll
In tho late war sho had six son
who fought through and to tho OIK
under tho stars and bars-ono wa
ono of tho body-guard of Jofforso
Davis whon finally oapturod, and i
tho present war botweon tho Unite
States and Spain fourteen of be
grandsous aro in tho regular sorvio
and aro worthy sons of worthy sire
-ready to do and to die.
These are facts without coloi
which can be verified by him wb
doubts. Mrs. Tatham is still sprightl
and seemingly unconscious of til
burden which eighty-eight summei
have slowly--and I have almost sai
cruelly-imposed. This queen <
American womanhood, America
mothor of American horoos, in
modcnt American home, in ii
longthoning twilight of a lifo so lon]
so fruitful and useful, around whit
tho shadows swiftly deepen wit
snob a record, commanded my prc
foundest homago and intorost ar
Unpolled this modest mention of lu
name. The readors, I am sure, wi
instinctively sharo tho unbidden wii
that a kind Providence may fill h
fow remaining days with tho BU
shine of that swoot poaco whii
passoth all understanding.
Greensboro, N. C., July 10, 188
[Mr. W. C. Tatham, of Walhall
a gallant Confederate vetoran, w<
known to the people of O?onee, is
son of this vonorablo lady. His so
Mr. John F. Tatham, is ono of tl
number of grandchildren at prose
sustaining tho war reputation of .1
family, being a member of Compai
C, South Carolina Voluntcors, nc
at Jacksonville, Fia. Since onlistii
ho has been promoted from a prive
to artificer.-Kos. COURIER.]
Mr. A. C. Wolfo, of Dundoo, Mo., w
travels for Munnin- and Tlbbetta, Imp
mont Co., of St. Louis, glvos i/avoli
men and travoiors in gonoral, some go
advice "Hoing a knight of tho grit
ho says, "I havo for tho past tinco yea
mado it. a rulo to koop ?nysolf suppl!
with Chamberlain's Collo, Cholera a
Diarrhoea Komody, and havo found i
merous occasions to test ita morita, i
only on myaolf, bul on others as woll.
can truly Bay that I novor, in a singlo
stunco, havo known it to fail. I eonsi<
it ono of tho best romodics travelers c
carry and could ro?ate many instant
whero I havo usod tho romody on sk<
tics, much to their surpriso and rolief.
hopo ovory travoling man in tho Unit
States will carry a bottlo of this rome
in his grip." For salo by J. W. H<
Walhalla; II. H. Zimmerman, Westm
stor; J. Lunney, Seneca.
-?' ? -m,
Wc bclievo this to bc ono y<
that tho peoplo in selecting their r<
rosontatives will bo governed nu
by merit and qualification than
tho glad hand-shako. What is noe
in tho gonoral assembly aro men vi
aro in a position to know tho poop
needs and who will tako that pride
tho honor conforrod upon them
work for thoso nooda.-Mann
DISPENSARY ?N POL?S."
It ls Snspcoted that there Is n Com
blnaUon of Candidates.
WiNNsnono, S. C., July 26.--"In
spiring Bold Barleycorn" reigned al
tho campaign mooting horo to-day,
and tho candidates for Governor
woro targets for tho sharp-shooting
of loOBCtongiicd liquorito8. Tho
mooting was hold in tho woods about
throo-quartore of a milo from town,
and was a mild ropotition of tho ono
hold in tho same placo in 1890. Thoro
woro some ladies present and for tho
moBt part tho crowd was quiet and
respectful to the candidates. Fring
ing tho human concave just in front
of tho stand sat tho jig water crowd.
Their liquor-loavouod sallies were
direotod at tho gubernatorial candi
dates, oxcopt Governor Ellorbo, who
in some way was fortunato enough
to escape tho dose that was adimin
istored to Ids six competitors. Col.
Tillman's tussle with them brought
from him tho statement that thoy
were mobilizod in tho intorost of one
of tho candidates, whoso name lie
did not culb and that this was thc
beginning of a oampaign of freo dia
ponsary liquor to accomplish some
Ever since tho mooting at Man
ning thoro havo boon hints and sus
picions of Homo combination of can
didates with tho supposed backing o?
the powers that be. To-day Mr,
Sligh mado a slight reforonco to
this, assorting that ho was in no com
bination, and tlint if ho ran across ii
deal or combino ho would expose it
Mr. Evans likewise disclaimed con
nection with any combination. Editoi
Rooster, of tho Columbia Record
Govornor Ellorbo's reforonco to whoa
was roported in to-day's correspond
once, was on hand to-day "watching'
and taking notes. Ho declares tba1
tho Governor's remarks to-day wer?
stripped of tho offensive personality
of tho day before
Mr. Cooper deolared Tompkin
was a member of the dispensary
board when tho dispensary was dis
graced, and ono of his own famil;
had run nronnd tho State oryinj
rebates. As for Brabham's declina
tion to hold an oflico that had an
connection with tho dispensary, b
said God deliver him from sue
goody good men. Gen. Watts dc
clai ul that Col. Floyd's conduct G
Chestor was unworthy of a Sout
Carolina Confederate soldier.
Col. Floyd declared he waB a Caw
linian from proforonco, whilo Watt
was ono because ho could not holp i
After tho war ho choso South Can
iina because ho believed upon h<
altars would burn longest and bl igh
est tho great principle of State
Major Blythe was plain and pia
tica! in his argument. He had hi
moro military experience than ar
man in the State oxcopt the oflico
of tho rogular army.
Mr. A?oMahan was among his n
tivo glens and hollows. Ho sougl
tho oflico of Superintendent of Ed
cation bcoauso he had a deep con vi
tion that ho could bo useful in pr
rooting tho common schools. I
though tho sohool systom could 1
improved by the enthusiastic and i
telligent labor of tho Suporintenden
by his going among tho peoplo who
education was backward.
Col. Bice Haid bo would stand
fall on the record he ma.io when S
perintendent of Educa'.ion. Ho d
clarcd thisoflicor ought to bo call
suporintoiidont of common schoo
Legislation had takci a great d<
from his strength. His work sb on
not bo at tho Stato House, but o
among tho people. Tho soho<
should be carried almost to tho pc
Mr. Brown said if elected it won
bo his privilogo to work on tho woi
plaocs in tho country for tho educ
tion of tho boys and girls. T
majority could not go to college,
it wa? to tho interest of the pcoj
to improve tho common schools ok
to thom. Ho deplored the conditi
that made it necessary for tho far
ors to desort their farms and go
tho oities seeking education for th
Mr. Foathorstono had a thor
road to travel. A dozen or
liquoritcs had squatted on thogrou
immediately in front of tho platfoi
and during his speech scoral of th
paraded nronnd firing oxnlnmntu
and interrogations right and h
Tho prohibition oandidato was'
only ono sontonoe on thom, dcolar
tliat thoy necdod prohibition m
than any crowd ho had spokon to.
Mr. A roh cr avoided the rooks f
oaught tho good will of tho Jc
Barleycorns by talking about edu
J tion for tho poor man. Ho thouj
1 thoro no vor was a bigg or dcoept
koyai make* tile looa pur??
Nvholcsonto nod dcllcloua. 1 '
ROYAL DAKING fOW0?R CO., NEW YOf. '.
perpetrated on the taxpayers than
when tho colleges wore built as poor
mon's colleges. Ho distvbutcd his
educational circulars and they wore
snatohed up with avidity by tho
Mr. Whitman's appoaranco made
tho squatters riso and get gleeful-.
Tho rcdoubtablo G. Walt finally
squelched thom with tho remark :
Whiskey has ono virtue It brings
out a man's eharactor, and if ho's a
fool it will show it to a dead moral
Tho Hquorite8 and cx-squattors
gavo Govornor Ellerbo the gladhand
and were oagor to hear him on tho
dispensary quostion. Tho Governor
doolarod he had boon ono of the first
persons, to join the "llefann" moyo
mont, but that ho had been eleoted
Governor ns thc cxponont of j;oaoo
and unity. "Thoro are," said ho, "a
certain sot of politicians and a littlo
sot of moroenary newspaper editors
who aro political prostitutes, who
have slandorod and abused mo bo
cause they could not uso mo. I defy
them to moot mo lace to face before
tho pcoplo and mako their charges.
"How far you think you'll get?"
was tho salutation from a liquoritc
as Col. Tillman came forward. Oth
ers chimed in with ejaculations of
moro or loss relevancy, until Undo
George told them they had bettor go
baok to Uoko and sloop off thoir
drunk. Somo of the crowd bogan to
howl and spit lire, and Uncle Gcorgo
thundorcd at thom : "This is the first
time dispensary whiskey has bcon
used at tho meetings in tho interest
of tho political machine that is back
ing one of tho candidates for Govor
nor. Ho ought to terell you bettor
manners or take you around and ex
hibit you." Howling was redoubled,
and Undo George doolarod this was
an indication that from now on until
tho 30th of August free dispensary
liquor would flow from thc moun
tains to tho sea to carry the elootion
for ono of tho candidates.
In my report of tho Chester moot
ing yesterday in somo unaccountable
way ono word was changed in Col.
Tillman's speech, making him favor
"prohibitivo" liconso, whon ho said
"private" license. Whilo thin was a
manifest error of the typos, tho tolo
graph or the fast gliding pencil, yet
Undo Gcorgo was emboldened to get
up a man of straw, and declare that
Tho Nows and Courior and the Stato
"distorted" his remarks. Ile is hcro
by assured that as a poaco offering
thc "distorter" will bo oru.uHcd if he
show his head, hands, foot or faoo
Col. Sohumport nlso faced tho
storm. Aftor buffeting it for ton
minutes ho said ho hoped tho docont
people thoro would eliminato tho
trash. Ho prognosticated a littlo,
saying that ho was going to bo Gov
ernor, and that Ellerbo would not bo.
At any rate ho could guarantoo that
ho would sustain whoovor was eleoted
bettor than tho drunken howlers
Col. Watson nipped tho first
howler in tho bud by offering him a
silver dollar to shut up. Ho was
very omphat'o in denying that ho
had abused Ellorbo. What ho said
was simple faot and truth. Ho
thought it waB peculiar that Ellerbo
did not go to Horry. If it had boon
himsolf ho would havo gono thoro to
assort his manhood if they hud ?mt
him in tho river. Boing interrupted
frequently, he said ho did not want
tho votes of drunken howlers.
Somo time ago, a littlo bottlo of Cham
berlain's Collo, Cholera and Dhurluoa
Honicdy foll into my hands, justat atimo
whci; my two-year-old boy was terribly
alliictcd. His bowolB woro boyond con
trol. Wo had tried many romodies, to
no purpose, hui tho lillie bullio vt Colin,
Cbolora and Diarrhoea Homody speedily
ourod hl~ . WILLIAM K. JONKS,
For salo by Dr. J. W. Boil, Walhalla,
S. C.; ll. ll. Zimniormnn, Westminster,
S. O. ; W. J. Lunnoy, Soneoa, S. C.
The sinoeroly patient sinner may
bo suro that'ho >s making no misl,ako
in casting himsolf without reservo
upon thc forgiving mercy of God,