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NEW SERIES, NO. 58.-YOIiUMlS JU.-NO? IO?
GEORGIA'S HST FARMER.
THE EXTENSIVE OPERATIONS OF MR.
JAMES M. SMITH'S FARM.
0??RS THIRTY SQUARK MILKS OF LAUD.
Everything Works Togothor for Gain on this
Mr. Jami's M. Smith, said to bo
tho owner of tho largest di versified
farm in this country, owns thirty
square miles of land in Oglethorpe
and Madison counties in Georgia,
upon which are supported 1250 men,
women and children. The average
annual product of tho farm, accor
ding to nu elaborate articles by Mr.
W. G. Cooper in the Atlanta Jour
nal, includes 220O bales of cotton,
120,000 gallons of cotton ?ced oil,
.'1000 tons of fertilizers, 20,000 bush
els of corn, 10,000 bushels of wheat,
1000 bushels of rye, 5000 bushels of
oats, 0000 bushels of pons, 20,000
pinindi of butter, 100,000 pounds of
fat cuttle and 50,000 pounds of bacon
and hams, besides ether crops, such
ns sweet and Iris!) potatoes, water
melons, groundpens, sorghum, otc.
Describing thc farm, Mr. Cooper
"There arc ecru farms, with a lar
ger output of oom, wheat flinns
making more small grain and possi
bly some plantations that sell moro
colton, but this is probably the larg
est diversified farm in America. It.
produces all thc food crop needed
on tilt; estate for man and beast and
turns out au immense marketable
surplus in cotton, wheat, butter, beef,
hams, peas, fertilizers and cottonseed
oil. These surplus products pay a
large interest on a million dollars.
"All things work together for
grain on this plantation, and the
great machine runs as smoothly as
if it were warranted to run forever.
Children and grandchildren work
where their fathers and grand fathers
worked, and throe generations of con
tented labor make tho crops.
"Behind it there is a personality,
potent and original. The soul of
every great enterprise is a man.
You will (ind one in the vicinity of
every great success. Think of a
man who began w ilhout a dollar,
and dug out of the ground enough
to buy property that pays interest on
a million dollars every year ; who
started without six feet of earth and
owns all he can sec !
"This great establishment is a
combination of agriculture with
manufacturing ami railroading. The
raw material is produced from the
soil, and by moans of the steam gin
nery, oil mill and fertilizer factory,
it is turned into a valuable manipu
lated article. The value cf tho 1000
tons of cottonseed raised on the
I do not try t(
Goods in town, b
give the Best Vain
and to please everj
This weeli I ?
offer at a Sacrifice.
Come and look
pleasure in showin
Livery, Feed ai
My FKHTIMKKItS aro BETT li I
1 llftvo tho host on tho market,
farm is thus doubled. Tho samo
machinery mid labor manipulate
about '2000 tons moro of seed, which
is paid for willi fertilizers made on
"A part of the cottonseed meal
and hulls, which aro sido products of
thc groat staple, undorgoes a further
and moro interesting transformation.
Five hundred cattle furnish tho walk
ing laboratories by which it is trans
formed into butter and beef, and in
this interesting and profitable process
lhere is a residuum which onriches
thirty aero? of land ovory year and
so increases its productiveness that
tho value is enhanced from $10 to
?fc?iO an nore.
"A saw mill cuts tho lumber used
in making houses, a briokynrd turns
out the brick and a wagon shop
makes the wagons. Carpenters who
learned their trade on tho estate put
up tho houses. The farm labor
eructed tho mill and factories which
work up tho wheat, corn and cotton.
Only thu machinery came from be
yond tho limits of the estate.
"With all this there in a railroad
seventeen miles long that hauls ma
terial lo the factories and trite tho
marketable products to tho outside
world. Tho three groat forms of
business, productions manufacturing
and transportation, aro fully exem
plified on this vast estate."
Ito wairo of Ointments that Contain
as mercury will completely destroy Hie
sons?, of sundi and completely derange
tho whole system when entering it
through tho mucous surfaces. Such
articles should never ho used except on
prescriptions from reputable physicians,
ns tho damage they do is ton-fold to the
good you can possibly derive from them.
Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by
F. J. (/'heney & Co.. Toledo, ()., contains
no mercury, and is taken internally, net
ing directly upon the blood and mucous
surfaces of tho system. In buying Hall's
Catarrh (biro bo sure you got tho genuino.
It is taken internally, and made in Toledo,
()., by F. J, Cheney & Co. Testimonials
free. Sold by all druggists. Trico, 7?
cents por bottle.
Hall's Family Pills arc tho best.
Signs of tho Times.
In 1808 there were shipped from
Liberty, N. C., 94,000 chickens, (WO
crates of eggs, 25,000 crates of
onions, '20,000 bushels of peaches
and 11,000 pounds of butter.
A big produce commission house
of Providence, li. I., has leased
about 100 acres of land at Hooky
Point, N. C., which has been planted
this year in Irish potatoes and mel
It is announced that G. II. Miller,
of ICast Koine, (la., has purchased
Kincaid mountain in Chattooga
county and will plant an orchard
containing from 500,000 to 7f)0,0(>()
) sell the Cheapest
ut it is my aim to
e for your money
lave a small lot of
MER LAWNS to
at them. We take
g our Goods.
id Sale Stable.
l mid CH F.A 1*1011 than over before.
MR. WILSON IN ANDERSON.
Tho Secretory ol Agriculture Talks to tho
Farmers-Urges Dlvorsily ol Crops.
ANDKHSON, S. C., May 1.-Soorotary
rVlUon, of tho Department of Agrieul
kure, accompanied by Congressman Latl
mor, arrived in Anderson to-day and at
11 o'clock bo was escorted to tho court
house whoro iu tho presenco of a goodly
number of Anderson farmers ho was
welcomed by tho mayor, who introduced
Mr. Latimor, who in turn presented Soo
Mr. Wilson bogan by saying that ho
was no publie speaker, but muateonfiue
himself to a plain, farnier-like statement
of facts; thal ho hud come down South
to study tho conditions and necessities
of this section, so that ho would ho hot
ter able to follow tho injunction given
him by President McKinley, upon assum
ing his office, to mako his dopnrtinont
respond ns far as possible to tho agricul
tural needs of every section of tho coun
try. Among othor evidonces of South
Carolina's progress ho said that ho had
discovered that she was in tho forefront
in manufacturing industries, especially
in the manufacture of cotton goods. Ho
paid a dosorved tributo to tho interest
that corporations in tho South fostered
for their employees, in looking out for
their moral and educational welfare, lin
understood that a part of tho contract
of employment was that whoro employ
ment is K?von to specified ones of a fam
ily, tho younger children must go to
school, tho corporation lurnishing tho
school and imposing that condition. Ho
?aid this was ono of tho most onoourag- '
ing and host of bis observations.
Urging a diversity of crops, ho went on
at seme length in detailing thu natural
advantages of South Carolina, insisting
that moro attention bo given to tho pro
duction of grasses that would thrive hero,
and also suggested tho advantage this
part of the country would havo in stock
raising and other industries apparently
Ho referred to Dr. Sheppard's experi
ments with tea, and said that eighty mil
lions of dollars awaited tho people of
South Carolina if they would only make
tho el?ort and supply tho tea for which
lins money was going abroad, and ho
wanted our people to have it.
Mr. Wilson made a good impression
and doubtless will make somoof our peo
ple a lillie more thoughtful and alivo
to their opportunities. Ho is making his
way back to Washington and will proba
bly go by way of Clemson College, whoro
lie will look into tho workings of that
institution.-Correspondence of tho
Health, strength and nerve force follow
tho uso of Dr. M. A. Simmons' Liver
Medicine, which insures good digestion
Shilliman Files a $50,000 Libol Suit.
NASH VIM,u, TKNN., May 5.-Mr.
10. B. Stahlman, tho attorney who
collected tho celebrated Methodist
war claim, 1I??H brought suit for ?t<?>0,
000 for libol against Rev. W. B.
Palmer, 1). I)., editor of tito St. Louis
Dr. Palmer has written several
caustic ed i tor iah on Mr. Stahlman
and others connected with bini ?n
the collection of tho claim.
Mr. Stahlman has employed sonic
of tho best legal talent in thc State
and will make a vigorous light.
It is understood that other suits
of a similar natur?) will bc brought
against editors and individuals who
have indulged in like assaults on Mr.
Mr. Stahlman is thc editor of thc
Nashville Banner. i
lleeauso that tired feeling is not tho
result of exertion. It is dun to tho un
healthy condition of your blood. This
vital fluid should give nourishment to
every organ, nervo and muscio. Hut it
cannot do this unless it is rich and pine.
That is what you want to cure that tired
feoling-pure, rich blood. Hood's Sarsa
parilla will help you "get rested. 1 It
will give you intro, rich blood, givo you
vigor and vitality and braco you up BO
that you may fte1 well all through tho
summer. If you have nover tried Hood's
Sarsaparilla, do so now, and see how it
energizes ?uni vitalizes your w ii ole syn tom.
Unie to Loavo tho Colinby
SKI.M A, Ala., May 6.-Suffering
from about lf>0 lashes laid on by
willing hands with hickory whips,
Bensley Graham, of Perry county,
passed ti restless night last night in
(4 rah am is a young white man
about '21 yeats old. Ile was taken
from his home nour Hamburg two
nights ago hy fifty white men mid
stripped of clothes and whipped
nearly to death and told to loavo
Perry county for life.
The* cause of Graham's punish
ment is said to bo that he went
among a crowd of negroes that
killed Hoad Overseer Mullen two
weeks ago, saying that thc Sande i
negroes, thc ones arrested for tho
murder, had done right.
After whipping Graham some of
tho men wanted to hang him, but
better judgment prevailed} and he
was turned loose. Ile tramped it
herc, whore ho arrived Inst night,
footsore ?ind badly lacerated from
Hearing down pains indicate displace
ment of womb. Curable (pinkly by using
Simmons' Squaw VJno Wino or Tableta.
You Can't Cot nested.
Hooker Washington's Plan.
Washington's object ic to toaoh
tho negro to do something. Ho dooB
not boliovo in tho "prominent colorod
citizen" who has no trade. Ho baa
a contempt for tho "smart niggor"
who lives by his wits. In other
words, Washington is teaching Iiis
people to beooino respootablo and
solf-respeoting members of sooioty,
and tho only way to do that, as ho
rightly puts it, is to know how to
earn a good livelihood. This won
derful mau deserves the sympathy
and encouragement of every white
person in tho South. Ho is a genius
who has accomplished as much in his
way as Edison bas in tho field of
electricity. Ile is a man of common
sense and earnest honesty, and his
fidelity to tho high mission in which
bo ?B achieving so much success is
worthy of tho admiration of the
South Op.rolhiu Production.
A correspondent from near Ches
ter, in this State, on tho Southern
Kail way, states that almost anything
eau be grown in Chester county.
Cotton boro to fore bas been the
leading crop. Now corn, wheat,
cow peas, sweet and Irish potatoes,
other vegetables and melons are be
ing largely grown for market. It is
a good fruit county. Cattle live on
the pastures nine or ten months in
the year, with much stock running
at largo the year round. Hogs are
allowed to run out until fall, when
they aro penned to fatten. The cor
respondent says any industrious far
mer can do well in South Carolina.
Ho thinks the farmer on a small
farm even does better than tho large
planter. There are good neighbors
and good schools, also plenty of
J. T. Heese, Modoo, S. C., writes: Havo
used Dr. M. A. Simmons' Liver Medi
cine twelvo years. Cured mo of indiges
tion and my wife of sick headache. Think
it worth four times as much as oithcr
/odin's or Black Draught I used.
Tho Washington correspondent of tho
Columbia Record says : "Although Jas.
W. Tolbert ?B a Federal officer, holding
tho position of postmaster, at tho post
?nico department, so far as can bo ascer
tained, it is not believed that tho depart
ment was behind him in his recent prose
cution of tho citizens of McCormick.
Several of tho post ollico otlleials, who
havo boen soon, deny that they wore in
any way connected with i' o caso, and
they say that Tolbert prosecuted it at his
own instance Officials at tho Depart
ment of Justico also assert that the Fede
ral authorities wero not back of Tolbert,
and that tho government at Washington
had nothing to do with it."
o .A. m ?J? o n x A. .
Henri tho jj I*10 Kind You Have Always Bought
An Immense Piece of Marble
The largest, handsomest and heav
iest piece ot marble ever seen in this
Stato passed through Greenville last)
week on a solid iron freight car, en
route from Northeast Georgia to
Detroit, Michigan. The specimen
is Georgia white marble, is 14 feet
by 4 feet 4 inches by 4 feet I inches,
and weighs 100,000 pounds. The
car carrying it weighs 85,000 pounds.
Simmons' Squaw Vino Wine or Tablets !
soften, relax and expand muscles in
volved, decreasing labor pains and short
Union minors and their friends cap
tured a train at Canyon Chock, Idaho,
Oil Saturday and rode to Warriner, whore
non-union men were at work. Aftor a
light with their own pickets, caused by
mistake, in which two mon wore killed,
tho ninon miners blew up the Hunker
Hill and .Sullivan mills with giant pow
dor. They caused a loss of $'250,000, de
stroying tho property. Tho troublo is
caused not by wages, but by refmal of
tho owners to recogni/.o tho unions.
Tho Sloss Iron and Steed Company, of
Birmingham, Ala., has announced tho
third advance of 2J couts in miners'
wages granted since January 1st. Tho
advances are due to tho advances in iron,
whioh regulato the wages of coal miners.
Tho minors of Alabama will now got I7j
cents a ton, au ad vaneo of 7 J cents since
January 1st and tho highest wages that
havo boon paid in a number of years.
Tho Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad
Company will make similar announce
You cannot accomplish any work or
business unless you feel well. If you
feel "used np-tired out," take Dr. M.
A. Simmons' Liver Medicine.
Hugh Wilson, Esq., editor of the
Press and Hanner, has been appointed
from the third Congressional District
ns a member of the Hoard of Visitors
for the South Carolina College. This
is a high and deserved honor.
THE RESULT QF THE SECRETARY'S VISIT
TO SOUTH CAROLINA.
ABOUT CLEMSON AGRIGULTURAL COLLEGE.
Says that wo Caa and Should Raise Spring
Lambs (or tho Northern Markot.
WASHINGTON, May C.-Tho Secre
tary of Agriculture returned this
morning from a visit to South Caro
lina, when bo has studied tho condi
tions of ngrioulturo and of truck
gardening along tho coast, tho manu
facturing industries, thc tea culture, ,
tho Agricultural Collcgo of South ,
Carolina and other matters of inter
In an interview to-day tho Sooro
tary said that South Carolina is mak
ing rapid progress in all those direc
tions. The farmers aro learning how
to lake better caro of their soil ; ho JV
to fertilisa and cultivate it with moro
pro rit. The diversification of crops
has not extended so far as it should
or so far as it very soon will, but tho i
peoplo aro gradually working to that
About one-third of the cotton pro
duced in thc State is manufactured
there, and the most striking develop
ment of South Carolina is perhaps
found in that direction. Home en
terprise, and, to a great extent homo
capital, has been utilizing tho great
rivers of the State in the manufac
ture of cotton through electric appli
ances. Wires extend from the rivers
as far as fourteen miles, up to tho
tops of tho hills, where healthy con
ditions are found, and great factories,
costing as much as a million dollars,
are located. This work is going on
and will continue to progress until
the State manufactures all tho raw
cotton produced within its limits.
Eighteen years ago, when tho atten
tion of thc South Carolina peoplo
was drawn to the manufacturo of
cotton, $380,000 was paid to cotton
mill labor. Now tho Stato is paying
$0,000,000 annually, which is about
two-fifths of all the manufacturing
of the Southern States along cotton
The Secretary said that with little
exception white labor is hoing used
in tho mills. In tho City of Char
leston the experiment of colored
labor is being tried, and it is hoped
the plan will succeed. It is still an
open question, however, and being
watched with great interest. Ho
said that other cotton manufactures
will have to take note of the pro
gress made along this lino in tho
South. They are getting tho very
newest machinery ; the hands work
probably some what longer hours,
and perhaps for a "little lower wages.
The Southern people seem to be
entirely satisfied with home labor and
evidence no desire for immigration.
The fanners throughout thc Stato
are getting better markots for their
products, receiving a largo per cent
of tho $0,000,000 paid to tho mill
hands. This encourges the keeping
of dairy cows, tho feeding of bogs
and the raising of chickens to supply
the demapd of the factory peoplo in
Mr. Wilson said thc tobacco in
dustry bas been taken bold of and
is making good progress. Tho peo
ple are studying this plant and its
products in order to ascertain bow
they can produce it more profitably.
The individual fanners are giving
attention to the production of fino
horses, such as bring big prices, and
fineoarringe horses, not only at home,
but in foreign countries ; gaited
horses, bunting horses and lino car
riage horses. The Southern people
have a taste along this linc and will
certainly succeed. There are not
enough dairy cows in tho State, of
course, but encouraging progress ia
being made in that direction also.
The Socrotary said thoy havo some
as fine dairy cows as arc to bo found
anywhere. They make as fine but
ter as is to be found in tho North.
"They keep sheep in tho South,
but not enough," said ho. "They
have not quito realized that it is
peculiarly the privilege to furnish
the early spring lambs for the North
ern markets, whore they sell at a
very Mgh price.
"Tho conditions in the South are
entirely favorable to tho production
of the bacon bog. The peoplo in
the great corn belt of the Mississippi
Valley want a market for their corn,
and feed the hog as long as ho will
mako any gain. Tho producer of
the bacon bog, however, disposes of
the animal sooner, at a younger age.
.'As soon as the Southern people
give attention to tho dairy industry
there will be a great increaso in its
Tho Sooretary made a point of im
pressing upon tho people of tho
State and wisdom of increasing thuir
pastures, and of setting their wood
lots to work to produce grass for tho
colt and the dairy cow, tho moiton
sheep and tho hog.
Great progress has boon made, ho
said at the Agricultural Col logo.
They aro doing work thoro that is
probably not hoing dono anywhoro
Tho department of agriculture, for
tho Inst two years, has boon conduct
ing nation-wide experiments to ns
oortain whethor tho people of tho
United States can produco thoir ^wn
sugar from their own sugar beets.
Tho matter bas gone so far that tho
Secrotary has no doubt whatever of
tho success of tho industry. About
a acoro of mills were running last
fall, another score is being built, and
in timo complote success will ccmo,
and the $100,000,000 dollars now
paid out fer sugar will bo saved and
kept at homo.
The Secrotary is also sure now
tb.at tho peoplo of tho latitude of
South Carolina can produco all tho
tea needed by tho American peoplo,
just as lie was sure, two years ago,
that the sugar needed for homo con
sumption could bo produced from
tho sugar beot, independent of all
One bottle of
will do the work of
three bottles of the
Secrotary Algor, upon hoing asked
whothor ho would bo a candidato before
tho next Michigan Legislature for Uir tid
States Senator to sucecod Senator jic
Millin, replied: "I will say frankly that
I did think if tho State should seo lit to
send mo to tho Sonata, I would appre
ciate tho honor, but after all my Stato
has dono for mo 1 shall not outer any
Hcrainblo for it."
Tho congregation of St. Poters church,
Westchester county, Nev/ Yo: k, brm ?>?O
tcsted to bishop Pottor ap. inst tho ordi
nation to tho priesthood of tho Hov,
Charles A. briggs in that abu rob. Dr.
briggs was suspended by tho Presbyte
rian General Assombly in 1803 for ques
tioning tho inspiration of certain parta
of tho biblo and is now Hooking ordors
in the .episcopal church.
Humiliating examinations by physi
cians aro avoided by OHO of Simmons1
Squaw Vino Wino or Tablots, which euro j
ninety out of every hundred cascH of]
Tho (?orman Emperor has consented to
stand ns godfather to tho twin sons of a
coachman at (Jiesorf. Ho has also mado
thoir parents a handsome present of
money and has given permission for tho
babies to bo christened William tho First
and William tho Socond.
Dead Noflro Found.
JoNKSiioiiO, GA., May 6.-.While
returning to his work shortly after
noon yesterday, Mr. l'ritchctt, a far
mer living two miles South of hore,
tound in a denso swamp near his
house, tho body of an unknown negvo
banging by ono foot to a barbed
wiro fence. From tho appearance
of tho body it must have boon there
for more than a wook.
Suicido by poison is not moro censura
bio than by rofiiHal to euro yourself of
female troubles with Simmons' Squaw
Vino Wino or Tablots.
Arkansas bas followed Massachu
setts in passing a law to protect tho
singing bird. . lloroaftor it will bc
an offense, punishable by linc, to usc
tho stuffed bodies or plumado of
birds for ornaments in that Stato.
Not only the wearers, but tho deal
ers in those, will subjoot tnomsolvos
to tho ponnlty of the law.
Thc Duke d'Arcos, of Madrid, tho
newly appointed minister to the
United States, has started upon tho
journey to bis new post at Washing
ton, by way of Par'iB.
Sean th? Iho Kind You Haw Always Bought
An investigation of complaints made
by a triho of Indiana in tho Wost, of tho
quality of soap furnished thom, dovelop
od thc fact that they wero trying to oat
the soap and found fault with tho tasto.
Makes tho food more del!
BOYAL OAKWO PQWM
Black Diamond Nows.
Tho nows in railroad circles in
South Carolina is oortainly very en
couraging just now, and it looks liko
bright times aro ahead for tho two
Carolina ports. With tho South
Carolina and Georgia Hoad a part
of tho groat Southern Railroad sys
tom, Charleston may look for a groat
in?rense of business in tho near future.
Thon with tho Black Diamond com
ing into Port Hoya], connecting tho
great Lako region with tho South
Atlantic, passing through a groat
minorai, mining, timber and agricul
tural and manufacturing country,
there is every reason, and ono beside,
for believing that tho traffic that will
bo dono through this port will bo
simply enormous. -Tho building of
this great trunk lino and thc now
movement of tho Southern may, per
haps, forco the Atlantic Coastline to
?iso tho Port Royal Hoad and thus
open up nnothor channel of trade.
That the Black Diamond will bo
built goes without saying. All that
bas. been asked by tho promoters is
likely to be obtained-that is tho
cost of the survey, rights of way in
this county and terminal facilities.
Last Friday Capt. P. K. McCully
and Col. J. L. Tribblo, of Anderson,
and Col. L. W. Crcnshaw, chief en
gineer of tho systeni, reached Beau
fort, and that night a number of
prominent citizens called on those
gentlemen and the subject was dis
cussed at length and with satisfac
tion. Saturday these gentlemen
visited Port Royal and tho sito of
tho proposed terminus. The owners
of tho wat?r-front havo signified
intention of lotting tho Black Dia
mond have what it needs for tonn
nalfl, and requested that a plat of
what is desired should be made and
forwarded at once so that tho proper
transfer may be made. The road
will require 4,000 feet front, and
proposes to build an iron dock.
Ono surveying party, under Capt. J
W. J. Kirk, will reach herc th is. I
week and immediately begin thc
work. Another corps will start at
Anderson. It is tho desire of those
interested in England lo start thc
work at thin end, and, within thirty
days after tho transfer of thc aile for
tho terminal, tho work of construct
ing tho road will begin.--Tho Pal
metto Post, May 4th.
* * *
In tho mattci" of locating tho per
manent line of tho Black Diamond
in South Carolina, tho engineers aro
progressing rapidly. A warm com
petition arose between Greenwood
and Abbeville, two towns boiwccn
Anderson and Aikin. K. CL for tho
location of the road. Tho two towna
are about ten miles apart and pos
sess about equal advantages as to
distance, route and expense of con
struction. Both towns complied
with all requests made of thom by
subscribing thc amount asked of thom
and guaranteeing subsidy. But when
it came to torminal facilities Green
wood could not secure such as would
bc required, while Abbeville stood
ready to guarantee all the terminals
necessary, and tho Abbeville route
bas boen decided upon by the officials
of tho road. It is a mailor of regret
j that both of these enterprising and
I deserving towns could not bo on tho
j ?ina.-Dover (Ky.) News, May 4tb.
? * .
Lotlcrs from Sir Thomas Tancred
and Hon. T. C. Dickinson, London,
reooived thia week, assure those in
terested that every thing is working
smoothly, and the task of completing
tho [details of tho negotiations for
thc monoy to build tho Black Dia
mond ie being pushed as rapidly as
tho magnitude of the enterprise will
permit, ll hus boen requested that
all subsidies pledged but not voted
shall be closed up at once, so ns to
avoid any delay when everything is
ready for construction to begin. We
can assure our readers thal thc work
of securing the money is practically
closed up. Tho work of construction
will proceed according to tho plans
ns arranged and reported by Sir
Thomas Tancred.-Dover (Ky.)
Nows, May 4th.
Tho officials of tho Black Diamond
nro receiving daily tho most encour
aging reports from all along tho lino
of tho success being mot with in
scouring rights of way. Tho land
owners appreciate tho bonofita of
snob a rrfad and aro responding lib
; orally, and little trouble is ox peri
cnced in getting thin important aid
in promoting tho road. This is ns it
should be, for tho free right of way
ia ono of tho conditions of tho propo
sition to induce investment, And.,
ovory property-owner should not lib
erally in tho matter. Wo hopo those
who have not yot boon approached
will hold themselves in readiness to
promptly sign contraots, as others
have dono along tho lino.-Dover
(Ky.) Nows, May 4.
* * *
It took just forty minutes to get a
certified ohcok for $6;O00 and a guar
antee for $30,000 Biibsidy at ono iowa
iu South Carolina to aid tho promo
tion of tho lilaok Diamond. Think
it won't bo built, oh ? All right
just help youi?olf ! Think what you
pienso and all you want to.-Dover
(Ky.) Nows, May 4.
Pimples, boils and othor humors appoar '
whon tho blood got? impure. Tho host
remedy is Dr. M. A. .simmons" Livor
Biitcv<-Hlh>K H leann Hhorlccieil UOHII for
thc Kendor* of Iho Convier.
It is stated that tho wheat acrcago in
Nowborry county this yoar is largor than
in ton years.
Tho Coast Lino will enter Agusta, by
way of Robins and tho Port Royal .ead,
about tho first'of July.
Andrew Carnogio 1ms given his cheok
for $1,750,000 for additions to tho froo
library of Pittsburg, Pa.
It is somi-ofllcially nnnouncod that
(Jon. doo Whoolor is to bo married soon
to Mrs. (loo. W. Childs, of Washington.
lt is said that lhere is a trust in
broom straw. A combination that would
corner broom straw would form a trust
in hog plums.
About twenty-five million souls among
tho population of Russia aro on tho brink
of starvation as a result of tho famine in
Tho farm on which Abraham Lincoln
was born, two miles South of Hodgon
villo, Kontuoky, has boon sold to David
Qr cor, of Now York.
Two thousand people foastod and
danced in tho vault containing tho body
of Wm. Hayes, nt Petersburg, Ind., in
accordance with his will.
At Vanoouver, Ii. C., advices havo boon
recoived of a lerriblo hurricane off tho
coast of Australia last month. Over 400
poi sons were drowned.
Now York has followed #tho oxamplo
of some of tho othor States and nbolishod
tho custom of kissing tho Riblo ii? tho
administration of oaths.
Tho Agricultural Department's yoar
book, which now takes tho placo of tho
annual report, will soon bo ready for
distribution by Congressmen.
Immonso coal fields have boon i 'scov
ored in /.ululand, tho seams hoing up to
40 feet ia thickness, and of good fpiality
fcv locomotivo and other purposes.
A Dorby, Connooicut, Sunday school !
teach or, aged 80, wooed and won ono of
her scholars, a chap of IO, and mnrriod
him. Jlocan attond Sunday school at
A Kansas woman, who achiever, fame
by taming lions, found ono brute that
sho couldn't bring undor control, lt
was har husband, and now sho wants a
divorco from him.
Tho Confederate homo at Atlanta,
whioh was built by tho offerts of Ilonry
W. Grady at a cost of $10,000, and whioh
tho Georgia Logislaturo rcfusod to pr?
vido for, has been sold at auction for
Lieut. Woodworth, of tho Ninth Illi
nois, now at quarantine below Savannah,
says 75 per cont of tho enlisted mon aro
anxious to go to tho Philippines. All
they desire before going is a !I0 day fur
Harry Frei, formerly of Roanoke, Va.,
now of Knoxville, Tenn., has discovered,
by reading tho papers, his father and a
fortuno of $150,000. And yot it is diftl
cult to porsuado some pooplo to sub
scribo for newspapers.
Up to ?late tb oro aro niuo aspirants
for Speakership honors in caso Thoo. H.*
Recd pulls out, and all thc precincts
havo not boon heard from yet. Hut it
will take a pretty hefty fellow to hold
down Tom's soat as ho did,
Mrs. Marion Troat McKay, who lias
just been married, rccoivod a woddlng
gift of $100,000 from her divorced hus
band. As ho is now freed from paying
$.25,000 a yoar alimony tho gift may bo
considorod a Thanksgiving oft'oring.
Tho Oxford (Mo.) Register contains a
personal lo tho offeot that Mr. Collin lias
gone to visit his cousin, Mr. Qravos, in
Tombstone, Arizona. Tho paper says
that Mr. Coffin is on ploasuro bout, but
nevertheless tho item sounds funoral.
Tho students of Wo flo rd Col logo havo
tho premiso of Sonator McLaurin to do
liv. r tho address before tho literary
soo. itles in June. Dr. Byrd, pastor of
the Fiist Methodist church at Ashovillo,
will preach tho commencement sormon.
Tho two literary societies of Now
borry collogo havo boon fortunato in
securing thc Rev. Dr. A. Coko Smith, of
Lynchburg, Va., to doli vor tho annual
address at tho commenoomont in Juno.
A rioh treat is in storo for th? Nowborry
If "out of sorts," oross and peevish,
take Dr, M. A. Simmons' Liver Medi
cino. Cheerfulness will return and life