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.5JY5A^HAtLeWenY THUn?DAY MORNINO.
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WALHALLA, 8. C. t~
T11VRHBAY, JUNU I, 1890.
. TONICS AND SE0ATIVE8.
THE KKOWKB COURIER wai brimful
of now? last wook. Wo havo hoard it
hinted that tho chango in tho mauago
lnont of this papor baa boon a kind of
tonio to TUK COURIER* WO hopo so at
loast. This makes us think of what
Lord Byron onco Baid : "That ho wroto
not that ho thought ho could writo well,
but that ho might moko ot hern write
bettor." Wo writo becauso wo cannot
got others to say what wo wish said.
Oconoo Nows, May 18th.
Webster defines a tonic as "a medi
cino that increases tho strongth and
givos vigor of action to tho system." It is
always In order to tako a tonio, ospooially
whon tho flavor is pleasant to tho tasto, j
Such is tho tonic furnished TUK COU-|
niBii by tho Oconco Nows in its prcsont
mauagetnont. But doctors somotimoB
havo to tako their own medicine, and
wore wo to proscribo for tho voiBatllo
editor of tho Nows at tho prcsont timo,
wo might lind a Bcdativo moro needful
than a tonio. Ho is brimful of energy,
pluok and perseverance, but thou ho has
entered upon a now and untried field,
and ho may find tho way both rooty and
stumpy. At this juncture it might bo
well to heed the advice once adminis
tered by ono of his admirers to an ablo
lawyor who had lately been olectod
judgo : "Don't set your coulter too
deop for now ground." Our brother
writes woll and makes a good paper.
Wo hopo it may bo a long timo boforo ho
needs a tonic, an occasional sedativo or
laxativo hoing taken as tho journalistic
machinery may need a regulator.
IN OUR NEW HOME.
With this issue tho COURIKR finds
itsolf in a now homo. Tho two-story
brick building, put up by Jayncs A
Shclor for law and printing oflices, has
boon oom pie tod. Tho first story is occu
pied as tho composing and press room
of tho CouiUKlt; tho second story by tho
law offices of Jayncs & Sholor. All tho
rooms aro spacious and attractive. Tho
COURIER* office is 30x60 feet with ade
quate light and ventilation. Tho law
offices of .1 ny uer, & Shclor consist of
tinco Inigo ami commodious rooms and
a hall. Tho building was designed for a
combination of law and printing oflices,
and right well docs ir answer tho design.
Tho Co UMBU is now ust mundill" up its
fiftieth year, and at* ern full half cen
tury of growth and dovolopmont finds
itself in a substantial and comfortable
homo. Wo feel better prepared than
over for tho publication of a first-class
newspaper. Wo intend to koop abreast
of tho times in providing all tho appli
ances found in tho equipmontof an up
to-date printing office. We extend a
cordial invitation to our friends and pa
trons to call and seo us as opportunity
may afford, lt is our purpose to make
our increased facilities for work contrib
ute to tho good of our patrons and
friends as well as our our own. Wo aro
sorvantB nftor all, servants of tho pub
lie, and the most that wo can do ?B for
tho public good. Wo desire no higher
privilege than that of serving an appr?
ciative public, and shall endeavor to
merit a continuation of its approval.
NORTH AND SOUTH.
On tho 80th of May, 1800, at. tho city
of Columbus, Ohio, to a connnittco
of tho (?. A. lt., a magnificent floral
tributo was tendered by tho Southerners
to bo placed on tho graves of tho Union
dead in (ricen Lawn comotery. This
tributo, in viow of tho declarations of
tho President in Atlanta and othor Sou
thern cities, v,as peculiarly appropriate.
The tender was made by OX-Confcdorato
soldiors who appreciated tho efforts
made to let tho dead past bury its dead
and to cement North and South again as
one united nation, lint the committee
of tho O. A. lt. declined tho tribute.
Thoro is said to bo great indignation
among the members of tho G. A. lt. over
this action of tho committee, but that
timo nor occasion has not been afforded
for tho momborahip to make their disap
proval felt. Wo have felt that all the bit
terness of tho past, incident to tho last,
war, had been buried. Ho wovor, if wo
must still romain apart, in feelings, so may
it bo. Tho South is ready to maintain her
MILES LEFT WITHOUT AUTHORITY.
(ion. Miles, in the name of tho Com
manding General of tho Army of ti.o
United States, has been forbiddon to is
Hiio any order directing tho movement
of a staff officer unless personally oignod
by Alger. Staff ofllcors have been told
to report directly to Alger and not to
Miles. Now tho Secretary is dissipating
tho General's personal staff to tho four
quarters of the continent, and the satire
of it all lies in tho fact that every order
is signed with MUo*' name.-Cleveland
Criticism of those in power has be
come of lato a dangerous proeoodtiro,
and especially to those holding positions
in tho United States. Con. Miks con
ceived it his duty to criticise tho Secre
tary of War for tho bad beef furnished
to tho soldiers in tho war with Spain.
Although much testimony was taken in
substantiation of tho fact that tho beef
was anything but what tho United Slates
ought to furnish her patriots who did
tho fighting, still Miles is condemned
and Alger is on top in tho controversy.
Tho whitewash brush will do much for
I hose, in authority, especially for those
under tho administiation. Verily, what
politics will do I
I was seriously nflliotcd with a cough
for sovornl years, and last fall had amore
severo cough than over boforo. 1 havo tried
many remedies without receiving much
relief, and being recommended to try a
bottlo of Chamberlain's Cough Bomody,
by a friend, who, knowing mo to bo a
poor widow, gavo it to me, I tried lt, and
with tho most, gratifying results. Tho
first bottlo relieved mo very much ami
tho second bottlo has absolutely cured
mo. I have not had ns good health for
twenty years. Respectfully, Mrs. Mary
A. Board,Olaromoro. Ark. Sold by j,
W. Hell,(Walhalla; W. J. Lummy, Moneen;
ll. B. Zimmerman, Westminster.
South ?avoHua is fast forging hor way
to tho front in tho cotton manufacturing
industry. It is ssid that Col. James L.
Orr will build a uew faotory at Anderson
with a capital stock of $400,000, Capt.
E. A. om v vho will build ono at Belton
with a capital stock of $800,000, and that
Ho... NV. B. S. Whaloy will build one In
Columbia with moro than $1,000,000
oapital ?tock. Thcso are but a few of
tho industries now projeoted in thin
statu. Suoh ontorpriRO wo rojoioo at, as
it is dostinod to make thia a great State.
What wo wish to ?all attention to is
tho fact that it is not the mammoth in
dustrie alono that contribute to tho in
dustrial progress of a peoplo ; tho small
and needful industrien in tho smaller
towns contribute largoly to tho growth
and lifo of a peoplo and pay handsome
profite to stockholders. They do not
demand such largo amounts of oapital
stock to operate thom, and nan bo built
by small towns and owned and operated
by tho homo pooplo.
Walhalla is ono of tho best locations
in tho State for tho establishment of a
hardwood factory to make spokes, hubs,
fellies, handles, plowstocks. Sro., and
such a faotory can bo put on foot by our
own town pooplo with os little outlay OB
any placo wo know of. Wo havo tho
greatest quantity of the vovy boat timber
right nt our door, with n rural pooplo
ready and anxious to furnish it at ex
tremely low figures.
In tho town Mr. J. D. Voruor has a
concroto building most admirably adapt
ed for suoh nu enterprise, which no
doubt can bo easily had for tho purpose
Thus in tho shorten space of timo wo
could bo prepared for tho manufacturo
of many cf those thingu that to-day wo
aro buying from tho Wost.
Again, tboro is no town in tho Stato
where a knitting factory could bo botter
and moro profitably oporatod. For such
an enterprise wo are well prepared and
liMed. It could be fitted up and started
with a reasonably sinai) amount of capi
tal, and would well accompany tho cot
ton mill hero.
Mr. J. W. Hollonian has a commodious
two-story brick building, woll located
and oxactly suited for tho purposo, which
ho would contribute to tho stock of such
Mr. C. W. Pitchford would, wo under
stand, contributo an engine with which
to run tho lnachinory to tho stock of a
onmpany. This would bo at least one
third of tho amount, necessary for be
ginning such an industry.
As tho inauguration of such industries
would furnish now markots for tho pro
duco of tho thrifty farmers of Oconoo
county, and especially thoso near by
Walhalla, wo fool confident that many of
thom would subscribo stock to such en
terprises and tho return would amply re
pay them, aside from tho dividends nure
to como from such Industries in their
Again, Walhalla has a nunihorof prac
tical business mon who could bo induced
to tako hold and manage such entcr
torprisos and carry thom on to a success
ful termination. Wo would thus furnish
to our young mon profitable employment
at homo and stop their emigrating to
other parts, lt is worth the trial and wo
hope to seo it taken hold of.
EX-G0V. NORTHEN'S SPEECH.
Ex-Governor Northen has received tho
"BOSTON, MASS., May 2fl, 1800.
"Hon. W. .1. Northon, Atlanta, Ga.:
"Wo notico from published interviews
your statement that your speech in Bos
ton, May 22d, was not reported fairly by
tho Heston papers, Tho Boston Post
mado your speech its loading feat ure tho
next morning, and wo hereby offor to
publish your speech in full, however
long it may ho, if you will send us tho
manuscript. Thc Boston Pest, having
by far thc largest morning circulation in
Now England, will take pleasure iu plac
ing your spcoch in full boforo a vory
largo portion of Now England loaders.
Please wire answer.
"Hy E. A. Grozior, Editor."
Much lins beon written in tho South
pro and con about Northon's Massachu
setts speech. Wo of the South havo ar
rived at tho point whon wo proposo to
"toat" our own skillet and wo caro vory
little, what Northern politicians think of
us. Wo propose to do what wo doom
best for our own interest, and advance
ment and Northorn politicians may draw
their own conclusions.
AND OHIO, TOO.
Wo noto that in tho State of Ohio re
cently a burley brute, of Southern negro
proclivities, mado an assault upon a res
pectable white woman, and that somo
livo hundred enraged white mon woro
hot after his blood, and that it took a
strong guard to protect tho negro from
tho court of Judgo Lynch. Vorily, tho
determination to protect tho virtuo of
our decent womon is not conflnod to tho
South. Tho editors of tho South havo
recently been preaching that lynch law
had not proved successful iii chocking
thc committal of tho brutal, unuamable
crime. It scorns, also, that all tho cen
sure visited by tho press on tho hoads of
thoso who wreak swift vongoanco on tho
criminal has also failed to confino Judgo
Lynch's court to tho Southern pooplo.
rho press of tho South as wol) as that of
tho North have carried thoir criticisms to
ii disgusting extent; so much so, that in
thoir severo cousuro of lynchers they
have forgotten ti condemn tho orimo
which callB for swift punishment. Thoir
condemnation baa and will fail to check
tho mob, as they denominate it, until
there is a means of swift punishment do
vlsi to lake tho placo ot lynching, and
that, too, without humiliating our ino
ilest ladies by an appearance in public to
testify on such outrageous chargCH.
Thc writers, both South and North, may
howl against lynchings, hut they will pro
ceed all tho same as long as brutes com
mit tho crime calling for lynchings. Wo
suggest that tho teachings of editors
might be moro elToetivo should their pons
ho wielded awhile against that detesta
ble crime So little has been written
against tho crimo that many have almost
overlooked tho fact that a most hoinous
ono had boon committed boforo thoro
was any lynching. Lotus turn looso tho
invective against tho causo for lynching
for a timo and seo if that will not bo
Mr. P. Koteham of Piko City, Cal.,
says: "During my hrothor's lato sick
ness from sciatic rheumatism, Cham
berlain's Pain Balm was tho only romcdy
that gavo him any roliof." Many others
have testified to tho prompt roliof from
pain which this linimont affords. For
salo by J. W. Bell, Walhalla; W. J. Lun
ney, Sopcca; H. B. Zimmerman, West
"'?es; OA-Gov?iiioi' Nonnen, ot Goor- j
;lat reminded tho peoplo of Boston tlmt
liad, the crime of Bain lioso hoou com
mitted lu Massachusetts instead of Geor
gia, the culprit would hays met with ?ko
jamo terrible and swift punishment, (for
tho white men Of ono and all tho States
would and must regard the naorednesa of
the home and the chastity of their wo
men,) ho spoke more truth than poetry.
Lot the nield y (sentiment of the North
tiowl as it may, so long as tho virtuo of
the women of the South in assallod, so
long will the men of that seotlon avougo
the wrong speedily. Lynoh law 1B hor
rible aud its oifoota aro direful, still the
chastity of our defenceless women is
novo to tlio Southern gentleman than all
due. There is but ono way to close tho
murts of Judge Lynch and that way is
;o remove tho cause, Ol' furnish a speedy
?nd eftootivo way of punishment, and
.hat, too, without tho exposure of do
cent women in public to testify against
jr utos on such indecent ch? rges. Tho
Vorth may oonsuro as it pleases, but
Southern mon will hood not.
Bad management keeps moro people
ll poor circumstances than any other
ino canso. To bo ? suooossful ono muot
ook ahead aud plan ahead so that whon
i favorable opportunity presents itself
io is roady to toko advantage of it. A
ittlo forethought will also pavo muon
>xpoii80 and valuable time. A prudent
ind rnrefnl mau will koop a bottlo of
Chamberlain's Collo, Cholora mid 1 dar
.boca Remedy in tho house, the shift
ess follow Will wait Ulltll necessity cum
i?is it and thou ruin lilts best h orso going
or a dootor and havo a big dootor bill
x> pay, besides; ono pays out 25 couta,
ho other is out a hundred dollars and
hen wondors why his neighbor is got -
dug richer while bo Is getting poorer.
?tar salo by J. W. Boll, Walhalla; W. J.
GUnpisy, ounce?j II. B, Zimmerman,
WORK OF 'BAPTISTS.
Somo Interesting Fads Gloaned from tho
Soulhorn Convention at Louisville.
Interesting reports of work in tho
foroign mid domostlo Holds wore mado
luring tho Southern Baptist convention,
which concluded its annual session hero
In Southern China, Canton, a publish.
ng house has boen establishing, known
is '"Tho Chinoso Baptist Publication so
?ioty," with Dr. lt. H. Graves, formorly
rf Baltimore, as president.
Tho Engl?sh Baptists havo latoly turned
ivor their mission In Naples, Italy, to tho
"oreign mission board of tho Southern.
Tho lino of missions uudor tho conven
tion in Brazil extends from Manaes, on
;ho A i H a/on, to San Paulo, in tho south,
i distance of several thousand miles.
Bocoipts of tho foroigh board last yoar
wore smaller than tho yoar boforo, but
he board reported HO debt.
Eight hundred and forty-flvo baptisms
jeeurod on tho foreign Holds. This is
ho largest number of baptisms ovor ro
lorted in ono year by tho missionaries
mdor tho foroign board of tho conveu
Tho 1,074,808 Baptists lo tho South
;avo $100,207.48 for foroign missions lnBt
Tho homo mission board, located n
Mian ta, Ga., reports for last yoar 053
missionaries employed. (1,552 baptisms
md $01,704.68 rccoived in oash for work.
For tho Sunday school board there was
.total income during tho year of $07,
78.80, an Increase of $2,100 over tho pro
Tho facts were brought out that thoro
ivo 10,000,000 Gormans in this country,
md thoro aro 242 German Baptist
hurohes, with 22,000 members.
Tho report of Cuba recommended that
it least 100 stations bo occupied in tho
Bland by missionaries undor tho homo
leard of tho con vent ion.
During tho last year, of tho oighteon
low missionaries, thirteen havo returned
o thoir fields, six aro at homo in America
m furlough, niuo havo rotirod from B?r
ico mid ono has died.
TII?B is thc grand total on tho foroign
lold : 100 churches, 120 stations, 82 mis
ionarios, 1*28 nativo workors, 845 bap
isms, 5,847 church members, 2,440 Sun
lay school pupils, 57 houses, l?l schools,
,105 pupils and $7,110.20 contributed on
A report on work among tho Nogroes
ontains thcBO words: "A hundrod mil
l?n of thoir kindred on tho dark conti
lont await thoir coming. In His own
;ood timo tho volco of God will bo hoard
lidding thom go forward. Thou thoy
viii return to tho land of their fathers
nd fill Ethiopia's outstretched hands
vith tho blessing of salvation and hor
nultitudo of tongues with tho joy of tho
jord."-Bait! moro Sun.
Likos tho Amorican Company's Pross.
L.N AUK ANSAS KIIIM USKD IT I.ASrSKASON
WITH O II KAT SATISFACTION.
From tho Commercial Appeal, Momphis,
A. J. elementa, of tho firm of Clem
iiits & Daniol, cotton gimiera of Lonokc,
Vrk., was in tho city yesterday. Mr.
Clements was seen by a Com morotai Ap
>onl representative in tho ofllco of tho
American Cotton Company in thc Conti
lontal building, and ho talked very on
husiastically of that company's round
up halo pross, which ho bnfl boon operat
ng at II?B gin tho past season. Ho com
iressed about 4,000 bales on bia round
np pronq and thc cottar, was ail nold ?ti.
ho press at Momphis prices. Mr. Clom
ints says that a roundlap halo from tho
unorienn Company's press will not from
12.10 tv $:i.00 moro than from tho old
irosB. In fact, a farmer a fow months
igo, mado a tcBt of tho matter, bringing
ho exact number of pounds of tho samo
nudity to Mr. Clements that ho did to a
quaro bale press, without lotting cither
;in know ho was making tho test, and
ho roundlap halo nottcd just $8.75 moro
han tho square halo.
Mr. Clements says that ono season haB
al inti ed him of tho morl s of tho A mc
lean Company':; roundlnp halo press. It
s a good thing, ho says, both for tho
[Inner and tho farmer, and his linn will
ont inn? its uso mid abandon Its other
Tho amount of corn, wheat ami oats
;rown in tho United States in 1808 was
mormons, to-wlt : Corn, 1,024,184,000;
rheat, 075,148,705, and oats, 780,008,048.
louth Carolina produced 17,519,070
mullein nf corn ; wheat, 1,181,700; oats,
,208,118. Tho corn produced would
jive about 17 bushels lo each person in
ho State. Tho Inrgest corn-making
itato in tho Union in 1008 was Iowa,
A Pi IghtfuT Blunder
Will often cauflo a horrible burn, scald,
mt or bruise. Bueklen's Arnicn Salvo,
bo bcflt In tho world, will kill thc .pain
md promptly beni it. Cmos old sores,
over HoroB, .dcors, boils, felons, corns
nd nil skin oruptious. Best pilo ouro
m oarth. Only 25 cents a box. Curo
.liai ant ced. Sold by all druggists in
An lSxco?loiii Combination.
Tho pleasant method and beneficial
offeots of tho woll known remedy,
SYRUP OF FXGS, manufactured by the
OMIKOUNIA FIO SYRUP Co.. illustrate
tho valuo of obtaining tho liquid laxa
tive principles of plants known to be
medicinally laxativo nnd presenting
thom in tho form most refreshing to tho
taste and accept able to the system. It
ls tho ono perfect, strengthening laxa
tivo, cleansing thc system effectually,
dispelling colds, headaches and fevers
gently yot promptly and enabling one
to overe?me habitual constipation per
manently. Its porfect freedom tcom
every objectionable quality and sub- ,
stance, and its acting on tho kidneys, ,
liver and bowels, without woakoning
or irritating thom, make it tho Ideal
laxative. * |
In tho process of manufacturing figs
aro used, as they ave ploacant tc thc
tasto, but tho medicinal qualities of tho
romcdy aro obtained from senna and
other nromutic plants, by a method
known to tho CALIFORNIA FIO SYKUP
Co. only. In order to got its beneficial 1
effects and to avoid imitations, ploaso '
romonibor the full name of tho Company ;
printed on tho front of overy package.
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
BAN FRANCISCO. OAIJ.
X.OUI8VIZiXiB, KV. NBW YORK. N. Y.
I<".>r sale l>v ntl Druggists.-Price soo. perbeltle.
Barbarism in Michigan.
Tho Noi thorn papors and pooplo con
oludo 11 nt tho South is in a slate of bar
barism bocauBO a lawless mob burna ,u
negro or a gang of toughs lynches ano
ther negro, Thoy do not realizo what a
risk they run of having tho samo loglo
appllod to their section.
Tho Michigan Stato industrial Behool
for girls ls being investigated by a legis
lativo committee and BOH?O of tho wit
nesses toll harrowing taloh of tho nioBt
dreadful cruelty practicod upon tho Btu
donts by tho toachors. AB roportcd in
tho Chicago Record, ono of tho pupils,
Ar.iiabolla Echtinaw, was given a hot
bath,, tho wntor hoing heated from a
Btcol coil in tho bottom of tho tub. Ono
of tho toachors, M?SB Oaks, who was
present, described it as follows:
Tho girl cried out: "Aro you going to
scald mo?" Sho was hold th twenty
minutes and on coming out becamo un
conscious and died in twonty minutes.
Miss Oaks said hot baths wore a method
of punishment. Sho also testified to
holding a girl's hands while Mrs. SicklcB
gave bor twenty-fivo or thirty blows
with rubber tubing split into piocos.
Sho had alBo scon girls' mouths covered
with courtplnstor for answering back.
Ono of tho pupils testified that she had
boon strippod and given thirty-six lashes
with a rubber hose as a punishment for
a remark about ono of tho toachors. Sho
was black and blue for a month. Tho
"Mrs. Helen M. Babcock, a former
housekeeper nt tho school, testified that
tho boatings tho girls got woro sicken
ing. Ono instance sho spoko of was that
of Rcssio Force, who had boon imperti
nent, Mrs. Sickles toro off hor clothos
and gave her thirty blows af tor sho had
boon in a solitary cell." Mrs. Babcock
cont in nod :
" 'Why don't you cry?' said Mrs. Sick
los, when she finished. Resido was as
white as a shoot ami trembling. She
said: 'I can't cry, Mrs Sickles.' 'You'll
cry or I'll kill you. Take off your
clothes,' said Mrs. Sicklos. Bessie took
ort her eloUics. Mrs. Sickles went Into
Another room and got. a trunk strap au
inch and a quarter wddo. She made Bes
sie Ho aoroaa a sofa thoro in tho ofilco
and gavo her, vory deliberately, about
ton blows on tho naked limbs. I could
not bear thc spectacle, so I stood at n
window and looked out. Bessio WSB
screaming: 'Oh, Mrs. Sickles, don't kill
mel don't kill nie?' "
All'of this occurred in a Stato collcgo
for girls in Michigan. As an evidencoof
barbarity it is pretty conclusivo, but no
ono will bo BO foolish as to bcliovo on
that account that Michigan is not civil
ized, although tho occurrences certainly
clo not speak well for that State.
It would seem that thoro is a lino fiold
for Mrs. Homo and hor Boston co-labor
ers who havo worked themselves up to
such a pi tell over Southern barbarism.
Ono of their own sox is accused of scald
ing a tender young girl to death, which,
to say tho least, is as barbarous as burn
ing a negro man". Neither is to bo oxcuscd
nr condonod, but. wo should all bo care
ful to avoid drawing gonoral inferences
from exceptional occurroncos.--Colum
Thc treatment of many thousands of
chronic weaknesses and distressing ail
ments peculiar to females, at tho Invalids'
Hotol and Surgical Institute, H?rtalo, N.
Y., has afforded a vast oxporionco in
nicely adapting and thoroughly testing
remedie s for tue euro of woman's pecu
Dr. Pierce's Favorito Prescription is
tho outgrowth, or result, of this groat
iind VaiUaDIO oxporionco. Thousands of
testimonials, received from patienta, mid
from physicians w ho have tosted it in tho
moro aggravated and obstiuont cases
which had balded their skill, provo it to
ho tho most wonderful remedy over do
viBcd for tho roliof and euro of suffering
women. It is not recommended as a
"cure-all," but a most perfect specific
for woman's peculiar ailments.
? -t? - -
Tho Congressional seed distribution
for tho spring and summer will aggre
gate 18,000,000 packages. Here is that
old lil again.
A vory destructivo cyclono swopt a
portion of South Dakota Inst Saturday,
wrecking houses, killing pooplo and
destroying tho crops.
Dr. and Mrs. F. I). Kendall, of Colum
bia, woro chloroformed by a burglar last
Saturday night and about $l,f>()0 worth
nf jewelry stolon.
Tho penitentiary investigating com
millee, will moot in Col umbi a on tho 13th.
They will probably bo in session about a
week. It ls not known when tboir work
will bo finished.
Tho House of thoToxns Loglalaturo has
adopted an income tax bill, which places
a lovy of 1 per cent, upon all pomonal
Incomes of more than $2,(KIO poi your.
It is thought tim Senate will RCCOpt tho
John A. Benedict, a prominent citizen
tif Athens, fla., mysteriously disappeared
'n (Ircoiivillo on tho 23d of last month.
Diligent inquiry and soarch for bim have
failed to rovoal his whereabouts or
throw any light on tho mystery of his
disappearance Mr. nen..diet wns cash
ier of tho Athens. Exohnngo Bank.
Distribution c! Schoo! Funds.
August Kuhn in Nowa a'.;'. Courier*
Comptroller Oonor?-.! ??c?lhVui has vo
turned to tho City, ami has undertaken
to straighten out tho data ou which he
IS. to dis ti dui to tho di sp cn sn ry profltB
which go to tho sohools of tho State.
It ought to be astounding and mortify
ing to tho lawmakers to know what hor
rible carelessness sud lack ot education
aro to bo found muong tho county super
intendents of th? State. True, some of
tho oouuty superintendents are excellent
mon, judging from their roports; but on
tho other hand, it would appear that
some were selected booatiBO no ono else
would take tho place. Some of tho ro
ports aro absolutely unintelligible, and
aro gotten up in "Euglish OB sho is
wrote." At oil oveutfl, Mr. Dorhain will
hnvo to summarize the reports, sou what
thei o is in thom, nud whoro tho counties
report, that they have Hot got $7fi por
Bohool, nor i un for th roo months, ho will
make inquiry as to how much money
went to the school district? for all pur
poses, and how much money was used.
It is evident that nome of tho' counties
aro "fudging" on other oouutlos. Somo
of tho county oflloors aro reporting oil
money received, whilo others aro report
ing only tho money Bpont for tho teach
ers, and uot money expended fer sohool
buildings, charts, improvements and tho
Uko. It will bo soon that under BUOII a
plan a school might spend all its money
Oil school improvements and leave tho
Stato to poy tho teachers' salarios. Tho
not did not contemplate suoli o dis
tribution of tho fund from the dispensa
ry, and Mr. Dorhom will immediately
nsk for a revision of tho statements,
where it is manifest that only teachers9
salaries aro included, oud ho might hnvo
all school expenses included, and whoro
tho payments on behalf of a school aro
$75 or more, thou thoro IB no deficiency
in that district under tho terms of tho
law as construed. Mr. Dorbam hopes to
got tho data in shape in tho noxt few
wcoks, and just ns soon ns it is dono tho
first distribution will bo made. Barn
woll c>u>ity reports o vory considerable
deficiency, and it may bo noted that a
groat many of tho tonchors* salaries in
that country, os reported, range from $15
to $'20 a month.
Tho host lifo insurance policy on earth
?B to koop porfect kidneys. Tho best
medicine on earth for those siok kidneys
is Dr. Sawyer's Ukotino. Pooplo who
had suffered for years found no euro for
their kidney disorders until they used
Dr. Sawyer's U katine. For sale by Dr.
J. W. Boll.
RBTUKK, May 80.-Wo have had sonio
beautiful woatbor for farming lately.
Crops aro looking well.
Kocontlya thunder atorra did consid
erable damage to tho telephone lino be
tween Oak way and Westminster.
M.J. Sallie Crooks has some of tho
finest wheat and cotton in this vicinity
cotton with fourteen loaves. Who can
Mr. IJ. Y. Hayos boatfl anybody in this
community on corn.
Mr. J. II. Klrod and family, of West
minster, was visiting relatives hero and
at Center last weok. On his way hore
ho lost a rod loathor-baok account book
and some guano notes. Tho book had
his initials on it. Tho Under will ho
handsomely rowordod by returning it to
J. II. Klrod, Wostminstor.
Mr. A. W. Tannery, 77 years old, says
ho has never boon inside of a printing
ofllco. ITo says ho hauled tho first (or
about tho first) load ol' goods ovor car
ried to Walhalla, about 52 yoars ago.
Slnoo that timo ho lins boon to Walhalla
many times, but has never had any curi
osity to soo a printing press. Ho ls a
special friand of tho editors of TUK Cou
mien and enjoys reading tho Old Reliable
ovory weok. D. J. M.
[Wo aro now in our now homo and
prepared and ready to entertain our pa
trons, and wo hcroby tender to our es
teemed friend and patron, Mr. A. .W.
Tannery, a cordial invitation to pay us a
visit at his first convenient timo. Tho
junior editor romombors Mr. Tannery
vory pleasantly ns a neighbor in his
boyhood and would bo pleasod to seo
him in our sanctum.]
Toko a pill that is a pill, built on
medicinal scienco by an able physician;
such is tho short story of Dr. Sawyer's
Little Wido-Awako Pilla. For salo by
Dr. J. W. Bell.
Ex-Governor John Gary Evans, of
South Carolina, who, as a member of
General Ludlow's staff at ono time ha l
charge of tho city of Havana, called at
tho White I louse to-day, says a Wash
ington dispatch of Wodnosday. Ho re
turned from Cuba about th roo weeks
ago. His accounts of Cuban conditions
are most interesting. Ho ?B a firm bc
liovor in annex?t ion. "If you could havo
Roon tho army that marched into Havana
behind Gomez you would havo acknowl
edged tho impossibility of decent solf-gov
ei 11 m en i on that island. Of all tho hotorc
goiioouB assemblages ovor gathered, this
was tho worst. Coxoy's army was o
company of aristocratic gontlonion by
comparison. All this talk about tho
patriotism of tho Cuban army ls a myth.
They aro largoly actuated by a desire for
plunder and for ofllco. They now want
to rulo tho island bocouso thoy seo thoir
chances of looting tho treasury will not
bo good so long as it romains under
Amorican control. To turn tho island
over to tho Cubans would bo a worsb
oritno again civilization than to havo
allowed tho Spanish to rulo lt."
Nature is forgiving and will rcstoro
your diseased kidneys that will givo you
porfect health by using Dr. Sawyer's
Ukatino. For salo by Dr. J. W. Holl.
Help Your Newspaper.
Tho following ?B taken from tho pen
of Dr. Talmago: "A nowspapor whoso
columns ovorflow with ndvortisomonts
of business mon han moro influenco in
attracting attention to tho building up of
a city or town than any other agency
that can bo om ployed. Tho pooplo go
whom thoro ls business. Capital and la
bor will loeato whoro thoro is an enter
prising community. No powor is so
strong to build up o town ns a nows
papor properly patronized, lt will al
ways roturo moro than it receives."
. -4 . *?-.
A Missouri woman advortisod for a
husband. Sho got ono at tho cost of $0.
Ho afterwards onliatod and was killed at
Manila. Sho got $3,000 lifo insuranco
and will got a widow's pension as long
ns abo lives. Yot sonio people Bay it
looBii't pay to advertise
A koon observer of men and manners
naya thoro*s a difference in lawyors*
charges-Momo nsk only a nominal foo,
whilo other? nnk o phononihtol foo.
PLANT LIFE, to be vig
orous and healthy* must
Phosphoric Acid and Nitrogen.
These essential elements are
to plants, what bread, meat and
water are to man.
Crops flourish on soils weil
supplied with Potash.
Our pamphlets tell how to buy and apply
fertilisers, and are free to all.
CURT?AN KALI WORKS,
0.1 Nos s nu St., New York.
A Terrible Railroad Wreck.
WATERLOO, IA., May 28.-Tho through
train from Chicago to Miuuoapolis ovor
tho Kook Island aud Burlington, Codar
Rapids and Northern railways wan
w recked at 1 : to Sunday morning at tho
orosning of Sink creek, about four milos
southeast, of this [il.ice. Tho train con
sisted of six ooaches, including mail and'
baggago cars, smokplug car, two passen
ger coaches and a sloopor. Nino poisons
woro killed and ten injured. A cloud
burst had washed tho sand and gravol
roadbed, leaving tho track uusupportod
for a si retch of twenty foot. Th? mlln
and tics hold togothor and thoro was
nothing to indieato tho insecurity of tho
road Tho onglno struck tho washout
mid wan derailed in the ditch beside tho
track and behind it the cars were piled
up In confusion. Tho mail car tippod
over and was telescoped by tho baggage
car behind, whilo tho roar oud of tho
baggago oar in turn toloscopod tho
smoker. Tho roof of tho sloopor plowod
ita way through tho day coach, wdiilo tho
lowor half of tho latter crushed through
tho sloopor. Tho engineer and firoman
jumped from tho train and escaped with
IV o tie o ?>? Final Set
tlement and JTMH
Norion ls kerouy given tbat tiie undersigned
will make (inplication te 1). A. Smith,
Hsq., .Mulgo of Probate for OOOOCO county, in
tho State of South Cnrollnn, at lils olllco at Wal
halla Court House, on Saturday, tho 1st ilny of
July, 1890, nt ll o'clock In tho forenoon, or
ns noon thereafter *u sahl npplloatlon can ho
heard, for lcavo to innko final Settlement of tho
permian! estate of Mary K. Omitt. deceased.
?nd for llnnl dlsehnrce ns administrator ot paid
cstnto. EDWARD GANTT,
Juno 1, 1890. '22-26
DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
Doputy Collector's Ofllcc,
Walhalla, S. C., May 2?, 180?.
nnilK following describod property,
JL having boon seized from G. Q
Smith and John F. Tatham for violation
of Sections 3289, 321)0, 3150 R. S. U. S
notice is horoby given that any poison
claiming tho samo must givo bond under
tho provisions of Sections 3100 R. S. U.
S., within thirty (30) days from tho dato
hereof or tho Rame will bo doclarod for
feited to tho United StatOB:
Two l-horso Wagons and Harness,
Ono Doublo-Barrol Brooch-I.oading
125 gallons (estimated) Corn Whiskey.
ANSON C. MERRICK.
Juno 1, 1S00. 22-21
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, )
DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA, >
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT. )
FOURTH CIRCUIT-IN EQUITY.
Frederick M. Colston, Trustee, Com
Tho Columbia and QroonvUle Railroad
Company, ot. al., Defendants.
IN THE MATTER OF THE BLUE
IN PURSUANCE of an order of this
. Court, dated tho 10th of May, 1800,
notieo is hereby given to all and singular
tho creditors of tho Blue Ridgo Railroad
to como in and present thoir claims and
domands beforo me, for proof of samo,
on or boforo tho 1st day of July, 1800, or
Diso bo debarred from any bonullt under
tho decree to bo rondorcd in this causo.
J. E. HAGOOD,
Clerk U. S. Circuit Court for tho Dis
trict of South Carolina.
Juno 1, 1800. 22-26
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, I
COUNTY OK OCONRK. J
BY VIRTUE of sundry oxecutions to
mo directed by J. R. Kay. Treasu
rer of Oconoo county, I will sell, boforo
the Court House door, at Walhalla, S. C.,
on tho first MONDAY IN JULY.it ho
ing salosday, tho following describod
All that, piece, parcel or tract of land
in Conter Township, Oconoo county,
containing 50 acres, moro or loss, and
bounded by lands of A. Tannery, F. A.
Cox, -("rooks* estate and othoro.
Loviod on as tho proporty of Martha M.
Lumpkin, deceased, at tho suit of tho
State for taxes.
Also, all that piece, parcel or tract of
land in Oconoo county, Koowco town
ship, containing 320 acres, moro or loss,
ami bounded by lands of E. ll. Alexan
der, W. L. Littleton and ostato of W. 0.
Robinson, decoasod. Levied on as tho
property of Joseph Moss, decoased, at
tho suit of tho State for taxes.
Also, all that pieco, parcel or tract of
land in Oconoo county, Koo woo town
ship, containing 13 acres, moro or loss,
and bounded by lands of Edward Gantt,
J. li. Hill and others. Loviod on as tho
property of Mary E. Gantt, deceased,
at suit of tho State for taxes.
Also, all that pieco, parcel or tract of
land in Oconoo county, Tugaloo town
ship, containing 148 acres, moro or less,
and bounded by lands ?f J. 1*. Rowell,
W. E. Willborn, ostato of G. V. Hunter.
Loviod on as tho property of Chosloy
Fisher at suit of tho State for taxes.
Also, all that pieco, parcel or tract of
land in Oconoo county, Center township,
containing 108 aoros, moro or less, mid
hounded hy landa of Thus. V'ators,
Samuel Harbin, - Jolly ostato ami
others. Loviod on as the proporty of
James R. Phillips at suit of tho State
Also, all that pioco, parcel or tract of
land in Oconoo county, Wagonor town
ship, containing MO aoros, moro or loss,
and hounded by lands of Mrs. Evolino
Hall, ostato of J. J. Norton, deceased,
and lvio Agnew and others. Levied on
ns tho proporty of S. II. Medlin at suit
of tho State for taxos.
Also, all that piece, parcel or tract o?
land in Oconoo comity, Kcowoo town
ship, on waters of Littlo River, contain
ing 313 acres, more or less, and bounded
by lands of-Roso, Wm. C. Maiildiu's
ostato and others. Levied on as the
proporty of Addio Mauldln at tho suit
nf tho State for taxes.
Terms of Salo: Cash. Purchasers to
nay extra for titles.
W. W. MOSS,
Shorl g Goonoo County.
Juno 1, 1800. 22-26
Great Remnant Sale
J. & J. Sc CARTER'S,
In order to oloso out tho romaindor of our Summor Goods wo will, for tho
next THIRTY DAYS, offoi bargains noYor boforo offered In this county.
STRAW HATS WHILE THEY JU AST:
10c. Straw Hots for Oe ; 40o. Straw Hats for 20o. ; GOo. Straw Hats for 20c. ; $1
Straw Hats for OOo.
SHOES AND SLIPPERS.
Wo have a largo lot of Ladles' Shoos, only a fow pair of a kind, worth $1 to
$1.50, to go at OOo.
Our $1 SHppors to go at 70c. ; our 76o. Slippers to go at GOo. ; our Vesting
Top *1.26 SHppors to go at OOo.
.I? addition to tho abovo wo havo a full lino of Dry Goods. Notions, (Hasp
ware, Crookory, Hardware and Collina that will ho sold at tho lowoBt prlcos.
VlSIf fe m fe fe
~ TT C. W. PITCHFORD CO.'S
?V n STORE AND YOU WILL FIND
A Nico, Otean Stock of Dry Goods, Notions, Shoos and Slippers, Hats,
Trunks and. Valisos, Clothing and Gouts' Furnishing Goods, Hardwaro, Groeorios,
Taints, Oils'and Varnish, Stoves and Ranges, Saddles, Oarnosa and Bridles, Lap
Robos and Ruggy Umbrellas, Ao.
Cotton Sood Meal aud Hulls, Bran, Hay and Corn.
, W? PITCHFORD COIFMY,
WALHALLA, S. C.
T, E. Alexander,
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable.
My FERTILIZERS aro BETTER and CHEAPER than ovor before.
I havo tho boBt on tho market.
CARTER & CO.'S
IS THE PLACE TO SELECT
YOUR NEW DRESS.
Thoy have tho Largest Assortment and Prettiest Lino ovor shown in town,
such as Wash Silks, Dotted Swiss, French, Pacific, Folicia and Mulhouse Organ
dies, Scotoh and Marquita Lawns, Skirt Goods, Suitings, Dross Linons, Ducks,
Piques, Porcales and Dimitios.
You look and begin to want-wo price and you begin to buy. Tho most fas
tidious can please themselves in our Laces and Embroideries. Our stock is largo
. . . SHOES! SHOES! SHOES! . . .
Wo arc always up on this lino. Can flt both your foot and pockot book with
stylos that aro euro to please
Wolli our largo stock of Spring Clothing is just going so fast wo fear to mon
tion it, for it may nearly all bo gono when you got boro unless you como soon.
Frosh Groeorios and a full lino of Hai 'Ware always on hand.
Thanking all our oustomors for past i. ilronago, and soliciting moro for tho
futuro, wo aro, Very respectfully,
O-^XfcTEIfc & COMPANY,
. . Waliiollo,, S. <J" . .
CC&f N. B.--Wo also have plonty of tho Highest Grade Fertilisers on hand..=?13
Dr. G. G. Probst,
iy ES NT i s rr,
Walhalla, S. C.
Office two Doors East of Bank,
nouns : 8.??0 A. M. TO 1 p. M. ANO 2 TO 0
March 24, 1808.
DR. W. F. AUSTIN,
I> E N T I S T ,
Seneca, S. C.
-OFFIOR DAYS -
MONDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
OF EACH WEEK.
May 10, 1808.--ly
I havo a splendid lino of Soason
ablo OoodH, ami invito my friends to
give thom a perusal boforo deciding
to buy elsewhere
My Lacos aro 1 Ac. to l()c. a yard,
and Embroidery 2Je. to 10c.
White Kid Bolts, Handkerchiefs
Biff lino Tinware at old prices,
though tho market it; 25 to 40 per
A now erato of nico Staple Crock
ery at Walhalla, and a big lino on
Dow Cut Shoos and Oxfords. I
havo a beautiful lino of Two button
Oxfords for ohildron, misses and
ladies. Bo sure to soo thom.
Groceries, both fancy and staple.
I havo bought 33 bags of Coffee in
tho Ipst 50 days, and havo sold quito
. iS'lot.of it to appreciative customers.
Come and got your share boforo lt is
Now for thoso good fat Hams
and Poultry and Country Produco in
general. You can got cash or mer
chandise for them. Remember, I
buy most any quantity and nm in tho
market all tho year round. Bring
me your oarly Frying Chickens and
Sci good prices for thom. Eggs and
Ions especially in demand.
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED.
Li Ci CRAIG,
SENECA AND WAMI AM. A.
Winthrop Collen Scholarship
TITHE examinations for tho award of
.1. vacant scholarships id Winthrop
tkdlogo and for tho admission of now
si mien! s v. ill behold at tho County Court
Ilouso on Friday, .lt ly 21st. at 0 A. M.
Applicants must not ho less than
(Iftooti years of age.
When scholarships aro vacated after
July 21st thoy will bo awarded to thoso
making tho highest avorago at this ox
Tho cost of attendance, including
IKSII d, furnished room, heat, light and
washing is only $8,50 por month.
For furthor information and a Cata
PUKSIDKNT D. ll. JOHNSON,
Rook Hill. S. C.
May 25, 1800.
W. If. HESTE It, Manager.
Popular Summer and Winter HcHort.
Special attention to tho comfort of guests.
Commodious. Ilnnnjo. Elegant I'Y.te.
YOU give your house and farm a good
cleaning up ovory spring. Why not
give yoursolf ono, tool* Your systoM
needs it after going through tho had win
ter season as much as your house doos
Wo havo tho Medicine that docs ?he
work, and does it well, too. It contains
in ovory hottlo all of tho host Drugs
known to ho useful assystom-renovators.
Com.) and soo, and let us show it to you,
and common sonso will do tho rost.
All it cost? is 50c. and 00c. a hottlo.
You can't afford to do without it.
And if you aro just getting ovor thc
grip wo can help you in that, too.
lt costs un untiling to show you our
Medicines-in fact, wo take pleasuro
always in doing it.
SENECA, S. C.
"W"lLL soon bo oponed, and 1 have all
tho munitions of war, all tho host for
mulas for propsting insecticides, spray
ing mixtures, ?vc. Tho first thing to
think of is "BugDeath." I will sell you
tho material and tell you how to uso it.
My stock of Drugs and Druggist's Sun
dries is always complote.
J. H. DARBY,
Notico of the Dissolution of
T. N. CARTER & CO.,
OP WESTMINSTER, S. 0?
MAY 10, 1805).'
rpiIK FIRM of T. N.CARTER & CO.
JL havo this day dissolved partnership
by mutual consent, ami ask ivl 1 partios
who aro Indebted to thom to call and
?.ci Mn thoir accounts promptly. Thoso
who fail to mako satisfactory arrange
ments by June 1, 1800, will find thoir
nccotints in tho hands of an ofllcor for
collection. On account of tho dissolu
tion of tho Him tho entilo stock will bo
Hold at unheard-of pi-loos, So, como
imo, como all. and got yonr'sharo of tho
bargains in tho closing-out nulo. They
nro going. Al ?at go. So don't wait,
but como at onco.
Ti N. CARTER ?fe CO.
May IR, 1800. *20-S?l