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viuiiisnAv, Ai?ni3, ia, isot?.
BRITISH Ant AMERICAN OFFICERS CAUGHT
IN AMBU8H NEAR APIA.
' War With Germany Predlolod-American and
British Gol their Hoads Cid Oft.
AVOKI.ANO, N. April 12.-Dis
patches recolvod boro t~?-day from Apia,
Samoa, dated April ll, say that a party
of 105 American and British sailors were
forced to retreat t<? tho bench after hav
lug boon caught in ambush on a Gorman
plantation on thai date.
Tho expedition was lcd by Lieutenant
A. M. Freeman, of tho British third-class
Liont. brooman and Lieut. Lnnsdalo,
of thc United States cruiser Philadol
BMa, and Ensign J. lt. Mouahan. of tho
nito'd States crulsor Philadelphia, wore
loft doad on tho Reid. Ensign Mouahan
remained to assist Lieut. Lansdale and
was shot in retiring. Two British and
two American sailors woro also killed.
Tho nativos ongagod woro some of
Mntnafa's warriors, about 800 in number.
They severed tho heads of tho lil ?tish
and American oflicors who woro killed.
Priests of tho Fronoji mission after
ward brought thc heads into Apia.
Tho manager of tho Gorman plantation
bas boon arrestod and detained on board
tho Tauranga, on affidavits declaring
that ho was Boen urging the rebels lo
Mataafa's loss was -10 killed and a num
ber. WOU?ueCi, these being carried off the
Hold by the robots when they retired. In
a previous engagement Mataafa lost 27
killed, while tho Kuropoaus escaped
WASHINGTON, April 12. - With tho
ambush of English marines tho war
clouds scorn to bo gathering once more
Thoro have bcon h un ie?1, conferences
at tho White llouso to-day, and ovory
ono who has Been tho President admits
that tho situation is most grave. Repre
sentative Hull, chairman of the military
conimittco, said, on leaving tho White
House: "?t mea;:? retracting or war
nothing moro or less."
Among tho carly callors was Senator
Davis, of Minnesota, who, on leaving tho
White House, said that tho reports from
Samoa ought not to causo ns to lose our
bends. ''As gravo as tho situation ap
pears, it will not reasonably lead to moro
serious trouble, lt, is not to bo assumed
that Germany would condone an act of
violence on tho uart of one of her sub
jects ovon should it bo true that a Gor
man proprietor of tho plantation on
which tho ambush occurred had lcd or
instigntcd tho attack." Tho Senator did
not caro to discuss tho cui ront dispatches
from llorlin mid contented himself with
making this rough statement.
In ovory circle, howovor, tho news from
Samoa was received hero with a feeling
.approaching dismay. 'Ibero was a ro
fusal on tho part of tho higher ollicials
to discuss tho ..ad event. Tho secretary
of tho German embassy called early in
tho day upon Secretary Hay. Neither of
tho ollicials would disclose anything as
to the nature of tho exchange that took
What ShaiPwe Do ?
~'(^v> A serious and dangerous disenso prn
>- vttih? in this country, dangerous becauso
so deceptive. It comes on so slowly yet
surely that it is often firmly soated be
fore wo aro aware of it.
Tho name of this disease which may bo
divided into throe distinct stages is Hist
kidney trouble, ii.dicated by pain in the
back, rheumatism, lumbago, frequent de
sire to urinate, often with a burning
sensation, tho How of urine being copious
or scant with strong odor.
If allowed to advance, this reaches tho
second stage, or bladder trouble with
heavy pain in tho abdomen low down
botwoon tho naval and the water passage,
increasing desire to urinate, with scald
ing sensation in passing, small quantities
being passed with difficulty, sometimes
necessary to draw it with instilments.
If uric acid or gravel has formed, it will
prove dnngerous if neglected.
Tlip third stage is Pl ight's disease.
Thoro is comfort in knowing that Dr.
Kilmer, thc great kidney and bladder
specialist, has discovered a romedy fatu
ous for its marvelous cures of thu most
distressing casos and known ns Dr. Kil
It is sold by nil druggist.
As n proof of the wonderful virtues of
this groat discovery, Swamp-Root, asam
plo bottle and book of valuable informa
tion will bo sent absolutely free by mail
on application to Dr. Kilmer St Co.,
Binghamton, N. Y. When writing
kindly mention that you read this liberal
offer in Tine KKOWKK Cotmiiut,
Death of Ex-Justico Field.
Ex-Justice Stephen J. Field, of tho
United States Supremo Court, died in
Washington, D. C., on Sunday, Otb in
stant, in his eighty-th i rd yonr. Ho occu
pied n seat on tho Supreme Pouch for
thirty-four years, having been appointed
by President Lincoln in 1803 and retiring
voluntarily in 1807 on account of advanced
ago. His was tho longest term of service
in tho history of tho Supreme Court,
hoing a few months longer than Chief
.M?stico John Marshall. Ile was a staunch
supporter of constitutional government.
During his term of more than a third
of a eontury ho was concerned in some
of tho most important eases ever passed
upon hy tho Supremo Court. Among
tho prominent decisions was the famous
test catii caso, in which he gave the cast
ing voto, and wrote the opinion of tho
(.'oint, annulling the validity of tho
?., "iron-clad oath." Ills dissenting opinions
-, lu tho confiscating cases, tho legal tondor
casos and in the New Orleans slaughter
house case attracted the widest attention.
During this long service on the Pouch
ho was also before the public, oyo in
other ways than ns a .fudge of the I nitod
States Supreme Court. Ile was a mem
ber of tho Mayos-Tilden electoral com
mission In 1877, ami voted with the De
mocratic minority. In 1880 be received
(15 votes for tho V. csidontiul nomination
nt tho Cincinnati Democratic convention
on tho first ballot.
Ho W..S bom nt Ilnddam, Conn,, No
vember 4, 1810. Ho was the son of David
Dudley Kield, a 1 ono of four brothers
who became KO famous, David Dudley,
Cyrus W. and Henry M. Field being the
other members of tho great quartette
that made their names known through
out tho world.
H's Easy To Go? In,
whero thorn's a sluggish liver, for any of
tho germs of tho disease that sor rou lld
you. i? your livor woro activo and
healthy, it would keep thom out of your
blood. You'll have to watch your liver
for self-protection. As soon as yon feel
tho first symptoms that it's wrong (erup
tion on tho skin, or a dull and worn-out
-~--feeling) tnko Dr. Pierce's Golden Medi
ca) Discovery. That will start, your liver
into n healthy action, purify your blood,
braco up your system, give you strength,
and put on needed flesh-- not fat, but
wholesome, necessary Hush.
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At Pcnrson, (in., on Monday, t wo little
boys, aged 8 and 10, had a gun and were
playing "going hird hunting." The gun,
whioh was in tho hands of tho older boy,
was accidentally discharged nnd hilled
?fr?ho younger boy instantly.
Under Conditions Like These Neal Could Not
Tho hoard of penitentiary dirootors
hold a mooting in Columbia last Wod
u oed ny and adoptod tho following regu
lations, whioh arohoroafter to servo as a |
safoguard around tho superintendent of |
1. That the superintendent shall, as a
part of his duties, furnish monthly to
tho board of dirootors, prior to tho reg
ular mooting of tho board, an itemized
??lutemout ur all financial and suoh other
transaction as tho board may roquiro,
said statemont to bo accompanied l>y a
vouchor fur oneil item involving tho ox
pondituro of mo.-oy.
2. That tho board, as a wbolo or by a
committee of its members, shall chock
up said statemont item by item and shall
pass no item for which a voucher ia luck
3 Tho superintendent is forbidden to
discount any paper duo tho penitentiary,
or to ondorso officially nuy liability ox
copt as specifically authorized before-1
hand by tho board.
4. Tho board shall designate tho bank
or banks with whioh tho buninoss of tho
penitentiary shall bo transacted, and tho
said bank or bauks shall, in consideration
of snob designation, furnish to tho board
monthly, or at suoh timo as tho board
may indicate, au Itomizod statemont of
all transactions with the suporlntondont,
showing particularly deposits derived
from discounts, i! nur have boo? author
ized by tho board. And tho Bald bank
or banks shall bo notified by tho sooro
tary of tho board of tho rulo relativo to I
discounts and endorsements by tho
>. Eaoh contractor shall furnish to tho
hoard, at oaoh monthly mooting, and nt
such ot her timos as tho board may
designate. ,\n if omi/.od statemont of au
thorized o\ponsos incurred for tho bene
fit of tho institution, and shall sottlo his
account monthly in cash.
(1. Tho commissary business shall bol
confined to tho actual and legit ?mate I
needs of tho institution.
Swoot, refreshing sloop is givon hy
Hood's Sarsaparilla which strongthons
tho norves, tones tho stomach and over
comes all dyspeptic symptoms. You
should try it.
Hood's Tills aro prompt and oflloiont,
easy to tnko, easy to oporato. 26 coats.
Tho Kind of Farming that Pays.
Farmers in South Carolina who think
it is impossible to make farming pay
without growing cotton, will bo interest
ed* in tho following account of tho opera
tions of Mr. David Rankin, of Atchisou
county, Missouri, who owns and manages
23,000 acres, and docs not mako a halo of
our familiar Btaplo. Tho Indianapolis
Nows says he is an all-round farmer,
who farms all tho timo, and adds: "To
work Irs farms, which average from (?00|
to 3.000 acres, requires 140 employ?es.
700 horses, moro than 100 wagons and
many ploughs, harrows, cultivators, oto.
Half of his land goos under tho plough
yeai ly. About 2,(XX) acres aro sown in
wheat, and tho rest is planted in corn.
Other land is laid down in clovor, timo
thy and bluo grass pastures. Kvory year
ho buys and fattens from 8,000 to 10,000
head of cattle. Ho kcops 12,000 hoad of
hogs at all timos, and solis about $80,000
worth yearly." If it is praoticnblo to
farm profitably on this scale, without
raising any cotton, it should bo practica
ble to farm profitably on a smaller scale
without raising it on borrowed monoy
and advanced supplies.-Charleston Nows
Tho Woman Who Works,
and is tired, will lind a special help in
Dr. Pierce's Favorito Proscription. Per
fectly harmless in any condition of tho
fom ale system. It promotes all tho
natural funetioi.s. and builds up,
strengthens, regulates, and euros. For
women approaching conlinomont, nurs
ing mothers, and ovory woak, run-down,
delicate women, it is an invigorating,
supporting tonic that's peculiarly
adapted to their needs.
Many modest women and girls suffer
unspeakable torments boca uso they
dread telling their troubles to n physi
cian. They fear tho almost invoutiblo
examination and "local treatment."
These things aro usually wholly unnec
essary. Dr. Pierce's Favorito Prescrip
tion will do what not ono doctor in a
hundred can do-it will euro.
Naval Cadotship Examination.
There will ho a competitivo examina
tion for a cadotship in tho Naval Actdomy
nt Annapolis, Md., from tho 3d Congres
sional District, held in tho city of Ander
son, S. C., Thursday, Juno 15, 181)0, be
ginning nt 8 A. M. and closing at 4 P. M.
Applicants must not bo over20nor undor
15 years of ago, sound physically and
not under five foot in height and must
undergo a medical examination hore he
foro entering upon tho examination.
They will be examined on orthography,
writing, grammar, geography, United
States history, world's history, arithme
tic, algebra and geomotry. Circulars of
information can bo obtained by address
ing "Preparatory School, Annapolis,
Md." Any further information eau be
obtained by addressing 1). H. Russell,
Anderson, S. C., and enclosing stamp for
reply. A. C. LATI.MKK.
Relton, S. C.
-. ? .
William K. Vanderbilt and Miss Vir
ginia Fair wore married in Now York
April 5th. Tho wedding presents aro
said to have been worth over $2,000,000.
Did yon ever try to dodge the
rain-drops ? Did not succeed
very well, did you? It's just
ns useless to try ts escape from
the germs of consumption. You
can't do it. They are about us
on every hand and we arc con?
stantty taking them into our
Then why don't we all have
this disease ? Simply because
these germs cannot gain a foot
hold in a strong throat and
lungs. It's when these aro
weak that the germs muster.
The body must bc well supplied
with fat. The danger comes
when thc blood is poor and thc
body is thin. If your cough does
not yield, and your throat and
lungs feet raw and ?ore. you
should not delay another day.
of Cod-Liver Oil with Mypophos
phitcs at once. It will heal the
inflamed membranes and greatly
strengthen them ns well. The
digestion becomes stronger, the
appetite better and the weight
increases. The whole .'?ody be
comes well fortified and the
germs of consumption canuo?
gain a foothold.
It's this nourishing, sustain
ing and strengthening power
of SCOTT'S EMULSION that
has made it of such value in
all wasting and exhausting
?oe. ?ndft.oo, ?ll druggUti.
RCOt? A BQWN& Chimlm. N?w Yotk
t Bloody Work in Brunson.
BUUNSON, S. Cy April 0.-Au unfortu
nato shooting affair took plnoo iu tho
Btrootf? horo inst night at a into hour be
tween J. C. Proaohor, Charlie Proaohor
and Arron Pronohor, throo brothors, on
ouo sido, and Goorgo Hold, Maok Roid
sud Jamos Roid, also brothors, and a
man named Connolly, on the other. The
dlftloultly bogan botweou J. C. Preaobor
and Ovo. Held. They mot and some hot
word wno passed over somo trivial mut
ter, when a pistol shot waa hoard and
immodiatoly a general llring was oom
monood. 'i won ty or thirty .bota woro
llrod In a vory fow seconds. Whon tho
firing ceased tho following woro found
to bo tho casualties: Goorgo Heid was
shot in sovon place*, four balls entering
tho front ana threo tho back. Mack
Hold was dangerously and possibly
fatally shot, and Connolly had two ballB
through his loft hand. Jamos Poid was
not hurt, and tho Proaohors woro prac
tically uninjured. Goorgo Hold died
from UIB wound nt 5 o'clock this morning.
Au imprest was hold which roBulted in
a verdict to tho offootthat tho decca..sd
carno to bia death by pistol shots
fired by J. C. Proaohdr and Arron
Proaohor. Tho Proaohors remained in
town, and whon thoy. learned what tho
verdict was J. C. and Arron Proaohor
wont to tho Sheriff, gavo themselves up
and woro taken to jail.
JiiBt ns tho th ing botweou tho two
partios mentioned abovo coasod a singlo
shot sonio distance away was hoard.
Upon investigation lt was found that
Elmer Newton, a colored man, had boon
shot and wa?dead. It seoms that Now
ton board tho firing, and thinking tho
town marshal was in troublo and prob
ably needed assistance, tock a pluto, ?nd
wont to his aid. Whon ho had nearly
roached tho scono of notion bis son took
hold of bim and at tempted to toko bis
pistol. In tho nouillo Newton's pistol
wont off and killed him instantly. Tho
coronor's jury rendered a verdict to tho
effect that he carno to his death by his
I was reading an ndvortisomont of
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholora and Diar
rhoea Remedy in tho Worooster Enter
prise recently, which loads mo to write
this. I can truthfully say I novor used
any romody equal to it for colic and
diarrhoea. 1 havo novor had to uso moro
than ono or two doses to euro tho worst
caso with mysolf or children.-W. A.
Stroud, Popomoko City, Md. Per salo
by II. ll. Zimmorman, Westminster; J.
Vf. Holl, Walhalla; W. J. Lunney, Sonoca.
TuoAi.oo, S.C., April il.-Wo havo I
had a fow pretty days and tho farmers
aro surely making good uso of thom.
Wo havo novor known farmers to work
moro ohoorfully than they soom to now.
Guosa thoro will bo no moro frost this
spring, as thoro is no nood of it, for
everything is killod already that can bo.
Levis Knox has several lino fat pups.
Guoss ho is going to start a sausage fac
J. Leland Maret i friends aro much
pleased at tho good reporta fruin him.
Ho is a student, in Converse Commercial
Mr. J. J. Johnson is progressing finely
with Mr. J. G. Hroazoalo's house. Mr.
Breazeale will soon havo one of tho
hurst bouses in tho county.
Miss Fannie Sheldon, tho accomplished
and amiable teacher at South Union, is
gotting on O. K. with her school.
Mrs. E. P. Harris and her pretty
li tilo niece, Miss Estolla Crawford, of
Nowry, visited at Long's Hill Sunday.
Mrs. Henderson, widow of tho lato
Alexander Henderson, while suffering
from an attack of vortigo, foll from tho
door sill to tho ground, receiving vory
painful injuries. Wo aro glad to noto
she is improving and hopo for her spoody
rccovory. Mrs. Henderson is in her
Whoro tho roads havo been recontly
worked thoy aro in good condition. Lot |
tho good work go on. I.
That Cold Saturday.
Mr. David White, ono of our oldest
citizens, says Major Maret is mistaken
in his dato about tho cold Saturday. Ho I
says it waa February 7th, 18:15, and that
ho romombors Goorgo Tippen was tho
driver of tho id ago from Pondlotoii to
this placo and that whon ho came into
town tho horses rounded thonisolvcs up |
in front of tho post ofllco and stopped
and old Dr. Wohb, who was tho post
master, observing that Tippen didn't |
niovo, went out and found him so stiff
that ho had to call holp to lift him off,
and he was carried into tho old Henson
House and rubbed until ho was brought
around all right, and that Daniel Mur
phy, who was tho driver from boro to
Abbovillo, refused to go on account of
tho cold, and that tho Savannah river
frozo over at Dooley's ferry. Ho says he
has a record of it made at the ti mo.
That soonis to bo conclusive.-An lorson
Mace War At Pana Mines.
At Pana minos, Illinois, on Monday,
10th instant, a riot bioko out botween
white and black miners, in which ilvo
mon and ono woman were killed, and
oight persons were wounded. Tho killed
woro two whites and four blacks. Th ?se
utbroaks arco* rather frequent ouour
ronco. Appeal has been made to Gover
nor Tannor for troops to quoll tho riot
A Card of Thanks.
From tho doptb of an humble heart,
made tondor by tho hand of "Him that
doeth all things well," on behalf of my
self and family, [desire to express my
gratefulness for tho kind and thoughtful
ministrations and uncoasing attention of
friends, physicians and neighbors, dur
ing tho prolonged final illness of my be
loved husband, Thomas H. Dendy. Such
ministrations tend to brighten even
tho darkest hours. May Heaven's richest
benedict hms rest upon one and all.
Mus. LUCY A, DRNOV.
RICHLAND, S. C., April io, ison.
Tho Black Diamond is Coming,
(Jon. Wm. Kirkby and Col. L. W. (bon
shaw, of tho i si ark Diamond Hoad,
reached tho city this morning, looking
after tho interests of tho road. Mr.
Crenshaw is tho chief ongincor of tho
road and will lido horseback over tho
entire lino from hore to Hampton, and
thc linc wi'.! be puriuanontly located.
(Jon. Kirkby says as far as money mat
tors aro concerned thoro is nothing to
prevent tho construction of tho road
from beginning in May or June. - Ander
son Advocate, April 10th.
Senator Quay and Son on Trial.
PniI.ADBI.PIUA, April 10.-Tho trial of
ox-United States Senator (Juay and his
son, Richard lt. (Juay, on charges of con
spiracy in the misuse of funds of the
People's hank of this city, was begun
this morning before Juago Biddle In
tho court of quarter session,
Anothor Rig Hom.
Our war with Spain is said to have
cost us in round numbera about $?>00,000,
<><!(>, half ns muchas the money indem
nity with Gormany exacted from Prance
after tho crushing defeat of tho latter in
Hut wo aro not hy any means through
with tho oxponsos incident to Ibis wal
mul resultant from it.
Thoro is no telling how much the
Philippine struggle will cost UH before
wo aro through with it. The $'?0,000,000
wo paid for those islands was one of the
worst investments any nation ever niado,
but it is a hagatello in comparison with
what wo will probably havo to pay to
fasten our hohl and to contine it upon
ton or olovon millions of people who are
resisting ns desperately.
Tho lighting in ('nba and tho Philip
pines will cost us many millions in pen
sioiiK, to say nothing of tho lois of the
lives of our citizens. Tho death roll in
tito war with Spain wont un to nearly
11,000, about fi,'200 of our soldiers having
died in that campaign of disonso..
Wo have lost almost 1,000 mon in tho
Philippines in less than tinco months
and now the .worst season of tho year
and tho fiercest lighting wo havo yet con
fronted thoro aro noth upon UH,
An Excellent Combination.
Tho , lon sn nt method and bonoflolal
effeots of tho well known remedy,
SYIIUP OF FIGS, manufactured hy the
C A i, 11' o i i N i A Fia SYRUP Co.. illustrate
tho value of obtaining tho liquid laxa
tivo principles of plants known to bo
medicinally laxative and presenting
thom in tho form most refreshing to the
tasto and acceptable to tho system. It
is tho one porfect strengthening laxa
tive, olcansing tho systom effectually,
dispelling colds, headaches and fovers
gontly yot promptly and enabling one
to ovorcomo habitual constipation per
manently. Its porfect freedom from
ovory objectionable quality and sub
stance, and its acting on tho kidneys,
li\*or and bowels, without weakening
or irritating thom, inuko it tho ideal
In tho process of manufacturing figs
aro used, as they aro pleasant to tho
taste, but tho medicinal qualities of tho
remedy are obtained from senna and
other aromatic plants, by a method
known to tho CALIFORNIA Fib SYRUP
Co. only. lu order to get its bcneflclnl
effects and to avoid imitations, ploa.se
romomber the full name of tho Company
printed on thc front of ovory package
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
BAN FRANCISCO, OAT,.
LOIJIBVTT.T.W, KY. NEW YORK, N. Y.
Por sate by all OrugglstB.-Price 50c, per bottle.
lutcreittiiiK Ileum Shortened Down for
tho Iteiiriern ol tho Courier.
Robert Douglass, superintendent of tho
Whitestone quarry, near Howling Green,
Ky., and his son, Otto, wore shot by a
carpenter Monday. A doublo-barrolod
shotgun, charged with buohshot, was
used, lt is not known what OBUBOd tho
shooting. Tho murderer has surron
A funeral train with 850 bodies from
tho battle-Holds and hospitals of Cuba
and Porto Hico arrived at Arlington in
Virginia last weok. Tho romnins wore
enoosed in hermetically Bealod caskots,
marked whorovor possiblo with tho name
and rogimont of tho soldier. These
bodies woro buried at Arlington with
Chancellor Kirkland, of Vanderbilt
University, at Naslivillo, Tonn., lias an
nounced that Wm. K. Vanderbilt, whom
ho mot during a recent visit to Now York,
had decided to prcsont to tho university
a dormitory building for tho. students.
Tho structuro, tho estimated cost ot
which is $100,000, will bo oroctod on tho
Tho Pittsburg, Pa., Presbytery, at its
meeting April fi th, oloctod Hov. M. H.
Lanier, a negro, as moderator. It was
tho Hist occurrence of tho kind in tho
history of tho Presbytery. In our opin
ion it will bo a long timo boforo wo hoar
of any Presbytery in tho South over
elect ing a negro as a moderator. Wo bo
liovo, ho wovor, thoroaro no negro preach
ers belonging to any of tho Presbyteries
in Dixie land.
Mr. Crookor is credited with thinking
that Augustus Van Wyko and Carter
Harrison would make a groat Democratic
national ticket for next year. Tho fact
that Judgo Van Wyko was born and edu
cated in tho South, ho thinks, would
mako him popular in this section of tho
country, while Mayor Harrison would ho
popular in tho West. Van Wyko is a
gold man, while Harrison has doclared
in favor of sil vor.
Au Arkansas printor says, an oxchaugo,
in making up a form in a hurry tho other
day got a marriago notico and a grocer's
advertisement mixed up so t hat. it read
as follows: "John Brown and Ida (?ray
were united in holy saner krout by the
quart or barrel. Mr. Hrown is a well
known codfish nt 10 cents por pound,
while tho brido, Miss Cray, lias sonio
nice pig's feet which will bo sold cheaper
than in any othor store in town."
Tho Daughters of tho Confederacy of
Charleston .'oeided nt a meeting held last
week that they would prcsont the Vete
rans willi a Hag. Tho Hag will bo of tho
best silk, ono side hearing tho Stars and
liars of tho Confederacy, while the other
will he tho Hag of South Carolina. In
til o corner of tho Hag devoted to this
State's omblcin will bo tho coat of arms of
tho Daughters of tho Confederacy, ex
plaining by whom tho (lag was givon.
Tho presentation will ho mado the
feature of ono day during tho Reunion.
The women of tho city of Beattie,
Kansas, have taken nhargo of tho munici
pality. On Wednesday tho city election
occurred, in which thoro woro two
ti^Aats, ono composed of women, tho
oilier of mon. Mrs. diarios Totten was
elected Mayor; Mesdames ?Sheldon,
Solllight, Smith, Killin and Watkins for
Cou noil, whilo Miss O'Neill, for clerk,
won easily. Tho women drovo their
own carriages ali through a blinding
snow storm, carrying voters to tho polls.
Tho police judgo and marshal aro mon.
J. H. Douthit, of Anderson county,
wlio has recently been elected dispensary
commissioner in tho place of S. \V.
Yanco, was, for many years, a mnnihor
of the State Hoard of Control and was
ono of the best momhors of that Hoard..
lt is duo largely to his efforts that tho
dispensary was takon out of politics as
much as it has been. Ho is a conscien
tious man and ho will make a valuahlo
servant of tho pooplo in tho position to
which ho has hoon chosen.-Fioronco
Tho Charlotte Nows says that ono of
tho phenomenally successful Southern
mills is tho Trenton mill, at Castonia,
N. C., which luis just closed tis tilth year
of existence. Tho dividonds of tho pre
vious four yours amount to seventy per
cont of tho capital stock invested, and
this year a dividend of thirty per cont
was declared, showing that tho mill lias
actually paid for itself by its earnings in
livo years. Besides this thoro is a sur
plus of $22,000 on hand. This is a re
markable record, and can hardly bo
equalled by any othor mill in this section.
During those livo years ovory singlo |
dividend has been paid cash.
Rheumatism Cu rod.
My wife has used Chamberlain's Pain
Halm for rheumatism witii great relief,
mid 1 can recommond it as a spiced! I
liniment for rhoumatism and oilier
household v > for which we havo found
it valuahlo. V. J. Cuyler, Hod Crook,
Mr. Cuyn.. is ono of tho loading nior
OhantS of this villago and ono of tho
most prominent mon in this vicinity.
W. C Phippin. Kditor Hod ('rook Her
ald. For salo by J. W. Hell, Walhalla;
IL H. Zimmerman, Westminster; W. J.
To Iho Olficors and Momborsof Camp llaskoll,
United Confoderato Veterans.
You Will pleaso tako notice that a
Bpco'al mooting of your ('amp is hereby
called to bo bold in Westminster, S. C.,
on Saturday, 15th April instant, at 12
o'clock M., for tho p.u/ oso of-appointing
delegates and a sponsor to represent, us
in the annual gone:.1', reunion of ll. C. V.
of tho South, at Charleston, S. C., on
May 10th to Pith proximo, and also to
attend to any other business proper for
said mooting. A full attendanoo is de
The following comrades aro appointed
to solicit, suppl loa to bo forwarded io tho
commissary at Charleston :
For Westminster-B, IL Cross and M.
For Walhalla- -V. F. Martin and S. K.
For West Union -W. A. Strother.
3. P. DENDY,
COLOR and flavor of fruits,
size, quality and ap
pearance of vegetables,
weight and plumpness of grain;
are all produced by Potash.
properly combined with Phos
phoric Acid and Nitrogen, and
liberally applied, will improve
every soil and increase yield
and quality of any crop.
Write and get Free our pamphlets, which
tel! how to buy and uso fertilizer? with
greatest economy and profit.
OtlRflAN KALI WORKS,
03 Nasfiiu St., New York.
YOU glvo your house mid farm ? good
donning up evory ?pring. Why not
givo yourself ono, too? Your svston:
needs itnftor going through tho bad win
tor uooson ns much ns your house does.
Wo havo i'm Modioino that dooB tho
work, and dooi. it well, too. It contains
iu evory hottlo all of tho host Drugs
known to bo usoful as systom-ronovntors.
Como nnd soo, and lot us show it to you,
and common SOUBO will do tho rest.
All lt costs is r>0o. and OOo. a bottle.
You oan't afford to do without it.
And if you nro just getting over tho
grip wo cnn help you in thnt, too.
lt costs us nothing to show you our
Modioiuos-in faot, wo take plonsuro
always in doing it. .
SENECA, S. C.
IAM requested by tho diO'orout Town
ship Bunnin of Assessors to oxtond
ttio timo lor mnkiug tax roturns until
tho 20th cf April, and aitor that dato tho
ponnlty will bo nddod according to tho
instructions of tho Hoards. -Everybody
will ploaso como in and mnko tholr re
turns Rt once. J. P. KEKSE,
April 13, 1800. 16-1(1
Onion Sots, Landroth'B Cardon Hood
and Pitchforks, Cow Holls and Plow
Stocks-in fact, most anything commonly
Fine lions in good domand. Sot your
eggs and bring mo tho Chickens.
Always in tho market for Cash or Mer
He sure to call Hist at my storo with
anything to sell or TO H HY.
SENECA AND WALHALLA.
M T AM now receiving my Now Spring
H 1 Millinery and a full lino of Linen
? Stamped doods, Carticolll Silk Goods
B for Watata and Trimmings.
SPUING MILLINERY OPENING,
KUI DA Y AND
MARCH 80, ?1,
AND APRIL 1.
MISS ELLA TURNER,
of Atlanta, Ga.,
will have cliarge of tho Millinery
Department, and she will bo pre
pared to moot tho wants nf all cus
Hemembor tho Opening-March ?(0,
ai, and April 1.
2. ?. rs. vuu ?i ts it m?.
TI 113 BARBER.
FOR FOURTEEN Y10 A HS WAL
HALLA'S TONSORIAL ARTIST.
Prompt and sath.f \otory work at his
Palmetto Liver} aid Sale Stables,
SENECA, S. C.
I. D. FlNOANNON, PR01?RIKTOIt.
Fancy teams and vohiolos at all times,
day pr night. Prices reasonable.
J. J. A NSEL,
Furniture of nil Kinds,
('O?IIIIH und Cnskots.
??ty Prices to suit tho times. .??J2
Notice lc Debtors and Creditors.
ALL PERSONS having claims against
tho estate of Mrs. Sarah J. Ander
son, deceased, aro notified to prosont
them to tho undersigned, ns Kxooutors
of lier last will and testament, properly
proven ns required by law. And ali pui
sons Indobted to said doceasod aro noti
fied to make pay mont thereof to us at
Westminster, S. C.
C. E. ANDERSON,
W. P. ANDERSON,
Maroh 2a, 1800. 18-1(1
IN THE HISTORY OF OOO NEE HAS
THERE BEEN SUCH A DISPLAY
OF PRETTY GOODS!
MY STORE AND WAREHOUSE ARE CHUCK FULL
. . ?.....
OF RARE BARGAINS
. . . .
2,500 yards Shooting, bought from railroad company, 2o.
4,500 yat db Shouting, bought from railroad oompany,
4,500 yarda Sea Island, worth dc, at.4Jo.
?1,500 yards Chocks, worth Co., at.4o.
0,000 yards Host Checke, werta Oo., at.5c,
2,500 yards Host Cboviot, worth 10c. at.7o.
?)t5(M) yards liest 80-iuoh Porcal, big bargain nt 10c.... io.
8,000 yards Linon Grass Cloth, big bargain ut 8}o.5o.
8,800 yards liest Flints, Remnants, big bargain at5o. ,:ijc.
A big lino of Organdios, all Colors, from 7o. to.50o.
Lawns from 4c. to.20c.
Irish Pique at.,.i5c.
Linon Crash from 7o. to... .25o.
75 different Silk Patterns, al! Color?, froid.OOo. up.
A FULL LINE OF
HOSIERY, UNDERYESTS, OVERALLS.
BEAUTIFUL LINK OF MEN'S SHIRTS,
NECK WE AH, Ere.
In Clothing we can show you the most elegant line
of the Latest Styles, that can't be duplicated this side of
New York, at prices in reach of every one.
63 Pairs Fine Pants, Bought from Railroad Oompany, not
Damaged, at ONE-HALF Price.
mm' ri ri i LINE OF
HAMILTON & BROWN SHOES.
SPOT CASH PRiCES ON GROCERIES.
Best Green Coffee,.ll Pounds for $1.00.
A Good Coffee,.13 Pounds for $1.00.
Granulated Sugar, .17 Pounds for $1.00.
Blue Bird, -
FURNITURE, STOVES AND COFFINS
A TRIAL IS ALL WE ASK
J. H. ADAMS, Seneca, S.C
1- JX. W O .A. JR. I > ? .
ROB'T. A. THOMPSON,
A T T O It N E Y - A T -LAW,
WALHALLA, 8. C.,
Will givo prompt attention to all busi
ness committed to his caro.
Juno 30, 1808. 2fl-ly
WM. J. STRIUMNO. \ \ E. Ii. ITKKNDON.
WALHALLA, S. C.
PnoMi'T ATTENTION GIVKN TO ALI. BUIS
N1CSK KNTllllHTKI) TO Tl I KM.
January 0, 1808.
H. T, JAYNKS. I J i W. BHKLOK,
?AVMii'W AV ?'mirai)
WALHALLA, H. O,
13R0MPT attention given to all busi
. noss committed to thoir caro.
January 12. 1805.
TEXAS, MEXICO, CALI
FORNIA, ST. LOUIS, CHI
CAGO, or any point, with
PREE MAPS, write to
Fred. D. Bush,
District Passenger Agont,
Louisville & Nashville R. H., |
No. ) Brown Bldg, Atlanta, On.
ll. G, C. Probst,
J3 li. NTIST j
Walhalla, S. C.
Ofilco two Doors East of Bank,
Nouns : 8.80 A. H. TO 1 p. M. AND 2 TO 0
March 24, 1808.
UR. I. F.
13 E NT?S T ,
Seneca, S. C.
.-OPVIOR DAYS -
MONDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
OF EACH WEEK.
May 10, 1808.--ly
W. H. H B H T K K, Manager.
Popular Summer and Winter Resort.
Special attrition to tho comfort of guests,
Commodious Rooms. Elegant Kare.
4-21-08- ly _
H. C. BUSCH,
Staple & Fancy Groceries
FRUITS AT ALL SEASONS.
(?ash or bailor for Poultry and Eggs.
Bakery furnishes Frosh Broad and (Jakes.
?^"* Lunches served at all hours. .^33
I wish to announco to my friends that I am still Holling Fertilizers, and can
iiiitfl other I3i*axincls ol' Guano
aa cheap as any ono in tho market. Reduced rates on big le's-cash or on timo.
(Jot my prices before you buy.
B3T"You can alway, dud mo either at tho Warehouse or at tho Court House
any timo during tho day. Yours truly,
W. H. BARRON, Walhalla, S. C.
.Seeds that grow and du nut disappoint is tho result,
if you buy boro. Wo do not fool it best to experiment,
and so wo offer only the most Northern grown-chose
from tho foremost seedsmen, CROSSMAN BROS., He
chester, N. Y., and also !). ht, FERRY * CO'S., Detroit,
Careful buyers aro interested in tho goods that aro
most certain to rotura them valuo-thoso that are en
dorsed-that havo tho approval of thrifty plnntors, and
that aro known to ho most reasonable in prleo.
Wo havo only a fow moro of tho Cat Tail Millet and
tho 1 sholl Tobacco Sood.
You como nearest securing idoal results whon you
buy your Seeds at
The Poplar Price Store.
WILL GO A LONG WAYS AT OUR STORE.
Wo can savo you money on your next hill, if you will givo us a chanco.
Talk is cheap, but if yon will givo us a trial boforo you buy your Spring bill,
wo will convinco you that wo aro soiling for as small a prollt as any house in tho
Wo aro not ..oiling goods at cost, hut will make you low prices, if you want
to buy for cash.
Wo soil Wood's (lardon Seed in packages and hulk and will take your order
for any kind of seeds wo havo not got in stock.
Your trado is wanted and appreciated hy
Lowery, Byrd & Co.,
SENECA, 8. O.
Oh, that Pain !
Call in at. Dr. J. W. Hell's Drug Store,
toll him "whoro it is at" und lot him
givo you what you need.
You may not know what you want, but
ho can toll you. .
PURK, FRESH DKUCS ALWAYS
Prescriptions carofully and accurately
compounded, day or night.
PULL LINK FANCY GOODS, CIGARS,
TOBACCOS, CANDIES, ETC.
J. W. BELL,
WALHALLA, 8. C.
ALI. persons a.o hereby forbidden to
. commit any damage, injury or spoil
upon this property, known as .locassco
farm, or to hunt, fish, sot out fires, rango
cattle, or to commit any kind of trespass
whatever thoroon, uudor penalty of tho
law, as prescribed in tho Criminal Codo
of South Carolina, and other laws relat
ing to such sul.joot.
W. C. FISHER.
April 0, 1809. 14-17
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS.
Deposits received, ExehangO sold, Col
lections promptly made.
GENERAL HANKING BUSINESS
Exchange sold, Collections promptly
made. J. W. STRHH.iNG,
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