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WALHALLA, H. Vi :
TIMIKNIMV,' A?UI HT 17, (MM*.
NATIONAL PARK IN THE EAST.
Some Talk About Establishing Ono In tho
Mountains, Near Walhalla.
Tho croation of a groat national for
estry and gamo reservo in Northern
Minnesota, ombracing ^,000,000 . acres
around tho head waiora of tho Missis
sippi Uiver, with many lakes of raro
beauty, well stocked with fish, will bo
advocated before Congress next wintoi
by prominent citizons of Chicago and
Minnosota. The promotora of tho plan
oro not likoly to oxperionco much difli
oulty in interesting Congress. Thc
gamo and the virgin forests of tho Uni
ted States aro disappearing so rapidly
that it is exceedingly important that
measuros bo taken, before it is too late,
to savo somo of tho great wooded acres
of tho continent.
It is ono of tho marked features of tho
legislativo and popular Indifforonco to
11 mir best interests common to those
logions that such enterprises as this
novor originate in our Southern Stales.
Yot th oro, it would seem, wo havo the
most promising, most adaptable, and
tho most accessible regions for such
purposes to bo found anywhoro within
our national limits. Nearly all of tho
forestry reserves that have been estab
lished up to the present time aro in the
far Northwest; tho chief of them, tho
Yellowstone National Park, is inaccessi
ble to tho great majority of tho people.
Nothing of national scope is to bo found
Kast of tlie Mississippi Uiver.
Within about a day's travel of Now
York, Philadelphia, Hall ?more. Wash
ington and most of tho Atlantic Sea
board, and quito as accessible to Pitts
burg, Cincinatti, Louisville, Indianap
olis and St. Louis, th oro are vast
stretches of virgin forests -along the
line of tho (ireat Smoky Mountains, on
tho border between Tennessee and
Not th Caroliua-that aro thoroughly
suited to tho purpose of a groat game
and forest preserve. Going up from the
lowlands at Walhalla, S. C., to tho high
plateau surrounding Highlands, N. C.,
a stage trip cf about thirty miles, Hu
?ale Prof. Gray, tho eminent botanist of
Harvard tells us that he encountered a
greater number of species of indigenous
trees than could be observed in a trip
from Turkey to Kngland, through
Europe, or from tho Atlantic mast to
tho Kooky Mountain platcai. The
region surrounding thal described by
Prof. (?ray, especially to the wost, with
tho headwaiters of tim Tennessee, tho
French Broad and tho Savannah Uivors,
all within a few miles of eaeli oilier,
with fertile valleys and mountain ele
vations of Ti,OHO feet or nunc and a den
sity of verdure unnpproached elsewhere,
ls an ideal spot for a preserve, where
ovory sort of North American animal or
fish would thrive and where almos!
ovory tico or plant, found within our
borders from (ho Allantie to Hie Pacific
would grow uncared for. Tho laud in
this region is still purchasable "for a
song," certainly at as little as or even
loss than that, obtaining in the North
west. Tho climate, while suflieiently
sovoro in tho winter to suit 11<<> more
northern species of animal lifo, in uevor
BUftloiontly so to kill great quantities of
gamo, either by fr cozing or through
lack of winter food, as is not uncommon
in tho Northwest woods.
Added to thc climatic and tho varied
physical characteristics of this region,
which especially lit it for the purposes
in viow, thora is no like region ol> tai na
ble where the varied and picturesque
sconory so admirably adtls to the desira
bility of the location. While those
1 oadwaters aro singularly devoid of
jokes, thoi'C are ampio streams running
through deep valleys and gorgos which
render tho production of artificial laicos
and reservoirs a matter ol detail and of
slight oxpondituro. Cascados and oven
waterfalls <?< very considerable dimon
tions abound on ovory hand, vast,
stretches of virgin forests, with an
overgroen undergrowth of laurel, kalmia,
rhododendron, otc, alford ample shel
ter and browsing for tho winter, while
tho stoop mountain sides, largely cov
ered with bowlders and rocky ledges,
from every cranny of which dense vege
tali on springs forth, furnish safe homes
for all varieties of our .smaller animals.
A park that would take in tho region
along tho Smoky Mountains around
Clingman's Dome, or tho Southern
slopes around where North ami South
Carolina and Georgia rnoet, in tho mid
dle of tho headwaters of the Savannah
Uiver, or where Tennessee, North Caro
lina and Goorgia meet, would not.be mis
placed. Tho timber and minora) wealth
of tho region ment ioned are such that it
can only bo a question of a few decades
when those mountain slopes 111 Im de
nuded and when tho people o." tho vast
valleys that, depend on tiloso watersheds
for moir water supply will sul?cr from
tho blindness of a generation thal could
not foresee the otherwise inevitablo and
combino its prevention with the bono (its
of au omi ming national park in tho
populous Kast.-'Soient! lie American,
Mrs. Piokons, w idow of Kx-Gov. I<\ W.
Piokons, died on AugustSth nt her linnie,
" ICdgowood" al. Kdgcflold. sin- was one
of tho most brilliant women of Hie
South. She was a bride when her h is
baud was appointed minister lo Uussia
by President lint hanan, and while at Um
Court of St. Petersburg, the Czar prc
sontod hor jewels valued al $1,000, lier
picture adorned the $10.1 bills of Dm
Confederate .Stativs. Al Um time ot her
death Mrs. IMckons was State regent of
tho Mt. Vernon Association, and .she was
the originator of that, organization which
now keeps Mt. Vernon, Hm bonni of Hm
Cather of his Country, in such splendid
The Hov. W. H. Coslley, of Stockbridge,
Ga., while attending to his pastoral
duties at Kllenwood, thal State, was at
tacked by cholera morbus. Ile says:
"By chanco I happened to get bold of a
bot.He of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhaia Koniody, and 1 think if
was the means of saving my life, lt re
lloved mo at once. Por sale by .1. \V.
Hell, Walhalla; \V. .1. Lunney, Seneca;
I. H. Zimmerman, Westminster.
Admiral Dowey is reported to bo
rltieally ill with fever on board tho
iympla, at Leghorn, Italy.
MALEY VS. ?iiSiWfcPrtAN.
Tho ?Judge" (?Ivos "Prince Albert" a
Messrs. Editor.?: lu voply to Mr. '/Am
mormau's vory loamed exposition on tb?
boundary lino, botwoon this State and'
the Stato cf Georgia, I havo tho follow
ing propositions to submit:
First. That Oooueo county ls a muuiob
pal corporation, and, as suoh, has only
euch powors ns aro expressly granted it
by tho Legislature.
?Second. That, whilo tho Loglslaturo
bas granted thu County Supervisor and
Hoard of Commissioners tho authority
to contract with adjoining counties in
this State, it has not granted it authority
to contract with calcining States, or
counties in adjoining States. In support
of this proposition I submit Revised
Statutes of South Carolina, Section 1203:
"If any bridges ovor wators of this State,
which const i tin o a bon Hilary lino botwoon
countios, shall bo nocossary to bo erected
or ropaircd, it shall bo tho duty of tho
Supervisor of suoh counties to cause tho
samo to bo erected, or ropaircd, in tho
manner provided in tho last Soctiou,
each county bearing an oqual share of
tho oxponso so inourrod." No authority
is given whatovor to tho County Super
visor or board of Commissioners to oon
I tract with an adjoining Stato, or county
! in ra adjoining Stato, in tho building of
bridges, or anything olso.
I In Forty-Eighth South Carolina, pago
(!0, Mr. Jiistico Jones says, Chiof .lu st iee
"ff a bridge O'vor watet6 of thia Stato,
which constitute a boundary lino botwoon
i counties in this-Stato is necessary, pro
vision is expressly mudo how it is to bo
done, how tho oxponso is to bo paid, and
how tho bridgo is to bo thoroaftor malu
I taincd." (Section I20;i).
Wo lind nothing in tho Statutes giving
County Commissioners power to buy, or
build, a bridgo over rivers separating
this State from anothor Stato, and it is
impossible to suppose that tho Legisla
ture means to confer such power with
out somo express provision to that olioot,
when it is os oxplicit as to building
bridges over streams soparating counties
in this State; norean power bo inferred
from r. graut of general jurisdiction over
highways and bridges within their re
Hy this you seo that tho "solemnly
signed Wilburn contract with llabor
shani county and su.idry citizens of Coo
nee" is null and void and tho Commis
sioners of Oconeo county, who thus ille
gally signed it, and thereby wasted somo
three thousand dollars of tho people's
money, aro liable, on their respectivo
bonds, to tho people for tho amounts
spent in tho building and rebuilding of
those throe bridges.
So, "Prince Albert," you will soo by
the above quotations that this "solemnly
signed Wilborn contract" bas boon "sot
aside" and all, too, lioforo it roached
"Judge Haley's court" and even before
"Prince Albert" got a whack at lt.
With his usual recklessness ho
chargos that I was it "star of tho
(Irat magnitude" in the previous admin
istrations that placed our county some
live thousand dollars in debt, when tho
books lo which be bad access show that
tho bay administration, tho only ono
preceding tho prosont ono that I had
any connection with, that it paid, or
very nearly so, all of its contracts.
These same books will furthor show that
tho indebtedness now ?Ino bj' tho county
was contracted by administrations pre
ceding Lay's and in which if ho was
not a "Prince" ho cortainly was a
benet.ciary to tho extent of several
months' work by the convicts to and in
tho direction of his Toxaway farm and
to Iiis chum and farmer part nor's mill,
bis protestations as to having nothing to
do with bankrupting the county to tho
Ho seems to base his claim lo a freo
bridgo to his "Scott placo", in Georgia,
on a longer residence in tho county than
that of myself. 1 havo boon a resident
of Oconeo for nearly forty-sevon years,
and it's the fault of my parents, and not
of myself, that 1 wasn't hero sooner.
Can he say as much'.'
lie further says: "I am in need of a
bridgo to tho Scott placo as badly as
Mr. Haley a graded and macadamized
road to Haley's store." Now, tho only
macadamized road on this sido of Oconeo
that 1 know ol' is in sight of Mr. Zim
merman's house, not ovor a milo from
bim, and to my certain knowledge thora
is not a foot of McAdam in four or live
i ules of Haley's store.
Purther oil be says: "I have helped
build tWO free bridges that Mr. Ilaloy
and tho people have boon using a long
timo." So in reply 1 will say I and tho
people havo already built three free
bridges at Prathor's, and as soon as tho
county and the people got aldo to build
ami pity for a free bringo at KavencH's,
Ninnnons's, Shclor's Kerry, .Jenkins's
Korry ano Ihirnt Tanyard, wo may lio
min to think honors about even, and con
clude to help rebuild Prathor's. In tho
meantime, "Prince Albert," in going to
your Scott, place go by your new convict
made road and Percival's Crossing and
Jarrett's tree bridgo, which is just below
tho Prathoi' farm; its a better road, I am
told anyway, and if it, is a milo or two
further, you can stand it awhile.
II. may be true that the road from
llrasstown to Port Madison, a distance
of some ten miles, has had only o::;'
chango to tho cost of $7-1 in twenty
years, but, as I recently passed over it
for (UKO in twenty years, I am obliged to
say th it I saw three mighty big piles of
blasted rook along it to not havo no
more money than that spent on it.
So, "Prince Albert," I don't think
your township has any just right to
complain. lust think of it, the con
victs making you now a now road to
Percival's Crossing, and on a previous
occasion having marlo a now road to
Dickson's springs, and also on a previous
occasion having worked out your roads
to Johna's mills, and also by tho Hudson
bridge to your Toxaway farm ; also, for
several weeks work under tho direction
of Mr. Commissioner Cook, having done
good and valuable service at and around
Kort Madison, all, too, ("now remem
ber",) in your (Tugaloo) township, and
built, you three bridges at Prathor's be
sides, and a half mile of macadamized
road in a mile of your home.
Tho effort he at tempts to make to pre
judice tho other members o? tho board
to bis way of thinking and against mo,
by the uso of tho pronoun, or "Big 1,
will provo him naught, as tho other
members of tho board, as OVOiy ono
knows, who know thom al. all, know
them to be just as big "I'M" as myself,
or even he.
Ho winds up by saying, "I boite he will
get. his eyes open and seo tho law, the
justice and Ihr right and join with us
and rebuild tho bridge. I confidently
believes the Hoard, or a majority of tho
same, will do so and Olid the trouble.''
Ho seems to be about the only ono
troubled, anil I don't know of any ono
that's fearing or canting anything about
Ins threatened law suit.
Now, "Prinoo Albert," just possess
yourself in patience and bathe your
head in some cooling solution, until our
people recover from the effects of four
ccnl.s cotton and the building of three
bridges for you at Prathor's, and got
tlieb debts ail paid, and build a few free
bridges and some good roads for some
one other than yourself, and maybe af tor
Ibis is all dono wo may join with you if
wo can seo tho "law, tho justice and the
right," and help you build you a bridget
lo your Scott place, and thereby build np
a Georgia town at our own expense.
Respectfully, J. J. II A (.KY.
Oak way, August 14, 18'.i!>.
The best Remedy for Klux.
Mr. John Mathias, a well-known stock
dealer of Pulaski, Ka,, says: "After suf
fering for over a week with dux, and my
physician having failed to relieve me, I
was advised to try Chamberlain's Colic, I
cholera and Diarrhoea Romody, and 1
have tho pleasure of stating that the half
of one bottle (tined mo." For sale by J.
W. Holl, Walhalla; W. J. Lunney, Sen
eca; ll, H. Zimmerman, Westminster.
The penitentiary investigating com
mittee have finished theil work and re
port that Neal's shortage foots up$ll,
724.41, and condemns in scathing terms
bis financial mismanagement. Tho
bookcases, brick and cottonseed aro In
cluded in the amount of shortage,
5SI. I1, admitted by Col. Noah
?.-i M*y5,?>.i i ??MI. i? i IHM
He Spooks to a Larris Crowd at tho Csrswoll
RoUnSoii in Anderson.
Last Wednesday was a most Dotoblo
day in tho history o? Carswell Institute,
the erowd being drawn thither by the
fact that it was tho oooasiou of the au
nual reunion of tho survivors of Com
pany F, 24th South Carolina Volunteers,
and of the old studouts of tho Carswoll
Institute, and also hy tho foot tha? some
notablo speakers woro to bo proBont,
ohlef among whom was Senator Tillmnn.
About twonty-flvo of tho old comrades
wore prosont and about ton o'clock thoy
tuarolied to tho stand, a largo ono which
bad boon orootod under tho overshadow
ing i)i ?inches of somo largo oaks.
Tho mooting was called to order by
Hon. J. U. 1 -everett, who tm ned it over
to lion. ll. P. Cliukiioalos. Spcoohos
woro mado by-Mr. lt. P. Cliuksonlos, Jr.,
Clou. M. L. Bonham, Mr. E. M. H?cker,
Jr., and a rocltation by Dr. M. A. Thomp
son. His subject was "Tho Faded Gray
Jacket." Tho Dootor was dressod in a
suit of Goufodorato gray and by his sido
Blood Miss Luoy Lovorott, holding in lior
hand an old Coufcdorato jacket that had
scon service. Ono of tho finest speeches
of tho day was that ci young W. C.
Latimor, a son of Congressman Latimor,
on tho Philippiuo question. It was a
very lino and effective ?0 '.?ms, was woll
dolivorod and brought forth many com
Af tor an adjournment1 for a most
bountiful pionio dlnnor, tho crowd of
somo two thousand llvo hundrod or moro
pooplo again gathered olosoly around tho
stand to hoar Congressman Latimor and
Sonator Tillman. Hoforo tho speaking
bogan a four-pronged pitchfork, wrapped
in f ?use], with a gold bug impaled on
two of its tines, was suspended ovor tho
stand. Mr. Latimor began his spcoch by
a jocular roforonco to tho pitchfork, ex
pressing his fear of it, and ontroating
tho crowd not to lot an Fdgollold man
como up boro and pitchfork an AndoiBon
man. Ho alluded to tho fact that tho
farmers aro so gonorally warned to avoid
politics in all thoir mcotings. mid claimed
that it was their right and duty to dis
cuss politics, for politics was nothing but
tho "sotaneo of government," and farm
ofs woro a vory largo part of tho govern
ment and its affairs concornod thom.
Ho warned thom against hoing lulled to
sloop by this cry of avoiding politics, as
it was intended to sidotrack and disor
ganize thom. Ho romindod thom of
what thoy had accomplished by organi
zation in tho Alliance against tho jute
trust, and affirmed his boliof that the
farmers could broak any trust by organ
izing against it. lio attacked tho Philip
pine policy of tho administration.
Sonator Tillman was thou introduced,
and tho crowd drow closer. Ho bogan
by referring pleasantly to tho presence
of so many Indies, a feature which wai
noticeably absent during his campaign
speeches. Ho said ho took a spocia
interest in this rounion bcciuso his bro
thor commanded Company I of tho sann
rogimont. Ho then paid his respects tt
tho expansion policy of tho Hopublioai
administration. Ho condemned in un
measured forms tho grabbing of Hawai
and tho denying of tho right of solf
government to tho Filipinos, and that i
was a proud thought for every old Con
federate soldier that ho had made tin
Instand greatest stand for constitutions
liberty that tho world had ovor soon
Ho objected to thoir annexation bocans
thoy woro an alien race, and wo have Jun
trouble enough with tho alien race w
have hore; that wo had quit buying nc
groes in 1805, and ho did not want to bu
any moro colored pooplo.
He then referred to tho article of C. (
featherstone, published in all tho dailic
simultaneously, taking him to task fo
what ho did not say at Sumter. Ho rt
minded tho people that sinco ho boga
tho light in IMHO all the daily papers an
most of tho country weeklies had boo
against him and had garbled his uttei
ancos and misrepresented him. Ho sai
that Mr. Fcathoisteno was quick to i ns
into print beforo ho know thc exact ti nt
about tho matter, and it was significar
that ho furnished copies to all tho dailic
at the same time in order to advertir
himself, and that if ho had boen dispose
to treat him with true gentlemanly cou
losy and be perfectly fair, ?io would hav
written to him to know if ho had sai
that "all prohibitionists wore cowan
He denied emphatically that ho sai
any such thing, but what ho did say wf
that if a prohibition law woro enacted
would make a lot of tho pooplo liars an
hypocrites, for they would feign sioknoi
to get whiskey, and would get a dootor
certificate on a false pretense to got i
Ho believed tho preachers woro sincoi
and thousands of othor good pooplo wli
bolioved with them, but that many of tl
prohibition leadors were hypocrites, an
in proof of it cited dm pooplo to tbo fa
that a strange and unnatural alliance hr
boen formed botween tho genuino prob
bitionists and the whiskey men, many <
whom led the light for prohibition simp
to break down the dispensary, hoping I
secure a roturo of tho bar-rooms by di
gusting tho pooplo with tho farce of pr
dilution. He said that Mr. Keathorstoi
had shown his hypocrisy by going ovi
tho StatO last summer making pr
nott need prohibition spooohos and posit
as their leader, and thou going down
Columbia last winter and deliberate
proposing to form a coalition with tl
high licenso mon in order to defeat tl
dispensary, and that by that act ho pi
posed to betray and Hell out his friem
tho prohibitionists. Hy this act ho a
vortisod himself as a rank hypoorito.
"Hut," said tho Senator, "somo
thom say: 'The State is a partner in tl
business.' And," said he, "she is ju
is much a part nor in the business wh
ibo issues a license to any man to s<
liquor. Hy that act she. gives a mono
>ly if tho business to a fow mon wi
l>ay for a licenso and tho towns a
cities got tho revenue Undor tho d
[tonsary tho whole pooplo in tho towi
Ibo counties and in tho State share
tho profits. If it is morally wrong l
Ibo Stato to sell liquor, it is moral
wrong for hor to license anybody else
loll, and thoro was no escapo from th
In roforonoo to poaco and unity,
laid that at Sumtor Mr. E. I). Smith j.
ip after dinner and said that ho pr
[losed to rake somo of the buttor i
that Dr. Abbott had spread on him, a
!>rocoodcd tn borate Clemson Collei
Winthrop, tho dispensary and ovi
Ho Fooled tho Surgeons.
All doctors told Ronlok Hamilton,
West Jofferson, Ohio, after suffering
months from rectal fistula, ho Would <
unless a costly oporatlon was porforim
but lie cured himself with llvo boxes
Buoklon'H Arnica. Salvo, tho surest p
3iiro on oar th, and tho best salvo in I
world. 23 couts a box. Sold by
druggists in tho county,
Vi,! Jv :?-rr.J;Q
?II ii mi??n?ii
Of "Platteville. Wis., for morly of Oo. O,87th
Wleconaln limy., baa HU f?o rod many yours
from tho ros ult of a eunatroko. Ho lias
found roller ana desires to toll lils story for
tho good of Other veterans. JJoaaya:
"At Petersburg I waa lonstrock and
carried off the field for dead* Later
rheumatism of my heart developed as
a result and physicians failed to beiwfit
me* In the spring of '951 began using
Dr. Miles' H*art Cure and Dr. Mile?
"i<!i v?i it ano now *uy i?;ahh is better
than for 30 years before*"
ls sold by nil drtiKKlst? on gunrantoo
flrst bottlo bonnllts or luonoy buck,
liookon bonrt nod norves dont doo.
Dr. Mlle? Medical Company, Elkhart, Ind.
Other thing tho reformers had dono, and
that, ho could not bo oxpected to Bit
still and accept that kind of pence and
unity: that if ho was expected to got
down on his knees and cringo and crawl
and lick tho dust and acknowledge thnt
all ho and tho roformors had dono was
wrong, and that ho was a rascal and a
scoundrel, thou ho was not that kind of
% "poaco and unity" man, but that tho
peace and unity ho boliovcd in was tho
right of tho majority to rulo, and whon
tho pooplo had spokon it was tho duty
of ovory good citi/.on to submit.
Ho warned tho pooplo against hoing
thrown off their guard, that "otornal
vigilance is tho price ol' liberty;" that
through a mighty political revolution
they had secured tho right to nnmo
their publie oflicors at a primary, but
that now thoro was an oiVort being mado
to do away with tho primary, and oiled
tho recent case of Dorry county whoro a
vacancy in tho Sonnte had boon orontod
by tho promotion of Sonator Scar
borough to ho Limit. (fOvornor, and in
itoad of having A primary to lot all tho
pooplo choose a Senator, a little coterie
?ot togothor and nominated a candidato.
Tho pica was that it was too much
troublo to havo a primai y and tho poo
plo woro too busy or any other protoxt
to avoid a primary and if tho pooplo did
lot watch vory soon they would ho back
into tho old rut of holding county con
ventions for county ollicors and Staio
jon volitions for Stato oflicors.
This is an imperfect synopsis of tho
Senator's speech, which was listened to
with the most, intonso earnestness by tho
?i-eat throng of pooplo present, and ns
tho crowd bioko away wo heard tho ex
pression frequently, "that's the samo
:dd Hon."-Andorson Advooato, August
COTTON TESTED BY FIRE.
Experiments at Lowell Show tho Advantages
of American Roundlap Bales.
Tho ltoundlap halo of tho American
Cotton Co., tho Lowry halo of tho
Planters' Compress Company, and an
ordinary squaro cotton halo woro sub
jected to a thoroughgoing fl.ro test in
Lowoll, Mass., .hmo 8th by tho Associa
ted Factory Mutual Fire Insurance
Companies of tho United States, for tho
purpose of determining- tho rotativo Aro
hazards Of tho sovoral methods of haling
Two small framo houses, oxactly
diko and . oino distance apart had been
noctod on a vacant plot and tho spaco
beneath thom lilied with hoards and
jotton waste, over which ton gallons of
mal oil woro poured. In ono building
light American ltoundlap bales and ono
upiaro halo were storod. In tho othor
Bight Lowry hales and ono Square halo.
Tho torch was applied and tho llamos
vero pormittod to burn ono hour before
wing extinguished, lt was as hot a
dazo as cotton could well bo subjected
,o. Thoro was no test of tho squaro
jaie, owing to tho fact that whon tho
luporstructuros collapsod, which thoy
lid a fow minutes after hoing fired, ono
>f tho squuro halos foll away from tho
lames and then tho othor was removed.
lt was evident and generally conccdod
hat tho American ltoundlap halo stood
ho test much hotter than tho Lowry
lalo. Nearly all tho wires on the Lowry
ralos wore burned off and tho bales
dongatcd from their original longth of
t foot 3 inohos to (I feet and over. This
txposcd tho cotton in tho Lowry bales to
ho llamos which were eating into tho
mles at many point when tho Uro was
mt out. Two of tho Lowry halos bioko
ii two and woro moro badly burn od
han tho others. .
Tho American halos stood up spion
1 idly nndor tho sovoro ordeal. Thoy
?oithor unrolled nor oxton dod in length,
md only tho outer surfaces oxposeu to
ho intonso llamo woro burned. This
atcst tost was only another triumph for
ho Amorican Cotton Company's Hound
Tho cotton saved from tho Uro will |bo
>ickod over and tho salvago reclaimed
viii he weighod.
It was stated by underwriters prosont
it the Lowoll Uro test that, a>; a soorot
est recently.made as to tho ability of
ho two diffluent stylos of round halos
o withstand \ho action of water, after
toing submerged for sonto timo tho
vires on tho Lowry bales bad burst and
IOHO of tho Lowry cotton was recovered
rom tho test. Tho American Com
pany's halos caUio ont intact and wet
?lily on tho exterior, which soon dried,
eaving the cotton a? good as ovor.
_ ______ '?..,?:?., ? ? ? ;_ i
Keep thc system in perfect or
iel* by the occasionaKuse of
Putt's Liver Pills. They* reg
date the bowels and prouv?e
A Vigorous BodyX
For sick headache, malaria, bih
iousncss, constipation and kin
ked diseases, an absolute cure
rUTTS Liver PILLS
Two now halos of cotton woro sold In
uidorson last wook-ono on Thursday
>y I*. II. Allon, and ono on FVIc.vy by
NEWS ITEMS FROM WESTMINSTER.
Mr. Kay Happons to o Panful Aocltiont.
Moorillah? P!??!s zi tho Sp/lkjj*.
WKSTMIN?TEH, August 10.-Miss Em
ma Halo, nh amiable youug lady of
Clinton, is vWitlug her couslu, Mn?. Br.
Mrs. Jop? p. Groomed two children,
of Newell, N. G., aro visiting her father,
Mr. J. N. Adams, on Tugaloo river.
Miss Lottie Dickerson, a highly ac
complished sud boautiful young lady, of j
Hart county, Ga., is visiting Mr. and]
Mrs, W. A. Diokorson.
Mrs. Dr. York, of Cornelia, Ga., is vis
iting tho family of Dr. % II. McClure.
MIRS Emma Zimmerman complimented
lior friends Inst Friday ovoning by invit
ing thom to td party at hoi- hourn, given
ht honor of her visitor, Miss Anulo Crow
ther, of Abbovillo. Twouty odd guests
woro prosont. Th OHO wno had tho
plensuro of mooting Miss Crowthor woro
most favorably impressed with hor nmia
blo disposition. At ten o'clock all wero
invited to partako of tho .largo, juioy
melous, which woro bountifully served
in tho opon air.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Torroll and
daughter aro spending this week at
Westra luster. Mr. Terrell la tho oldest]
son of Mr. M. A. Torroll. Ho is mana
ger of tho inotory store at Lookbart.
Baptist Courier: Prof. J. W. G?leos
1ms boon busy tho post month canvass
ing in tho Eastern oountios of tito Stato
fpr atadonts for tho Welsh Nook High
Sohool and ho is ohoourngod to oxpoot a
largo attendnnco next sosslon. Tho
sohool ia ono of tho vory host of its class
aud dosoivos a liboral patronage. Ina
I)rivato note, Uro. Games says: 'Our
?andsomo dormitory is hoing pushed
toward complotion, tho girls' homo is
being oulargod, eleotrio lights havo
boon put in all our buildings and oluotrio|
fans will bu placed in tho dining room,
study balls and parlors. Theso Im
provements, with our workshop for
boys, gives us almost tho idoal sohool.
Tho pooplo appreciating thoso improve
ments, our heult hy Ioctl ion and cultured |
com man i ty aro promising us n largo
oponitig in September.'"
Miss Corrio MoDowoll, Mrs. L. M. Po
don, Mrs. W. E. Manon, four children,
Mr. W. 1*. Andereon and throe sons, of
Westminster, wera prosont at the Peden
family reunion, bold at Fairview Pres
byterian church in Dixonville county
yesterday and to-day.
Mr. Duard L. Little and sister, Miss
H lan elm, carno ovor from Harmony
Grovo, Go., ono day last .vook to vUit
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Little Miss
Dlancho will romain soino wooks.
Mrs. Hobart Loo Honour, of Charles
ton, arrived Monday, 14th instant, to I
spend tho remainder of tho summer lu
Westminster. Sho is stopping with Mrs.
W. A. and Miss Lily Doyle This is bor
third aiimmoi boro. Mrs. Honour is a
vory Interesting woman and has ninny
warm friends boro who aro pleased to
wolcorae her again.
Miss Hopple Gannon, of Georgia, is
visiting her brother, Mr. P. W. Cannon.
Quito a nico and delightful "moon
light" pionlo was enjoyed by tho young
folks of Wostminstor at tho Dickson
minorai springs last night, lt was gol
ton tip by Mr. J, Wade Dickson and was |
pronounced a success by all. Apparently
ovory body had a grand timo. They
wont there in couplos, riding in hacks
and buggies. Tho ladies furnished tho
good things to oat and tho gontlomon
furn?8hod tho sugar and lemons. Under
neath tho boughs of tho spreading oaks
and amidst tho soumis of tho voices of
scores of katydids, a sumptuous meal was
enjoyed by moro than Hf ty people.
Sovornl ennporons accompanied tho
Mr. and Mrs. J, E. Dickerson, of Tay
Up, (Ja., woro visiting in this section this
Miss liortlui Little, after spending sovc-1
ral wooks very pleasantly in Westmin
ster, returned to ber homo in Harmony |
Grovo, Qa., Monday. Miss Littlo i
highly cultured young lady and is greatly
admired by many South Carolina friends.
Mr. Anti row Norris bas gono to An
derson and Abbovillo counties to visit]
relatives and friends.
Tho young Indies nick named a promi
nent young "Pat" at tho pionlo last
Gapt. (?. W. Kay was painfully hurt|
about a week ago. Whilo bo was walk
ing and leading ono of bis mules with
tho reins rolled around bis wrist by
sumo means tho animal got its foot ovor
tho reins and jerked him suddenly to tho I
ground. Ho received medical attention,
but wo hear that ho was suffering vory |
much yesterday from tho injuries.
Capt. Kay bad tho misfortune somo
years ago of getting ono of bis legs
broken at tho ankle This timo tho in
jury is in tho best leg. Ile is ono of our I
good fartnor oitizons and his mishap is|
rogrotted very much.
Wo attondod a picnic gotten up by
Miss Mary Sholor, at a place known
"Byrd Ball," near Tugaloo Postollico, on
last Monday. Tho (lay was most de
lightful for a picnic and it was a com
pleto HUCCOSS. Nothing happoned to
mar tho pleasure of any ono. All tho
neighboring towns and communities on
both sidos of thc ri vor woro representer*..
Wo bad tho pleasure of Booing many of
our friends thom and mooting soveral
now frionds. Tho dinnor table was cov
orcd with all tho good and substantial
food that could bo wished for. In tho
nftornoon tho young people formed
themselves in delightful groups (mostly
two in a place) in tba shady places on
tho stroan). When the timo como to |
start homo frionds bade each other good
bye, fooling thankful for hoing remem
bered. A. L. GOSSKTT,
August |17.-Tho two-year-old son of j
Duff Long, an oporativo of tho Shuttle
and Bobbin Factory, was bitten twico by
a ground rattlo snako yestorday ovoning.
Ho is very much SWOlon this morning |
and is suitor i ug greatly. A. i,.
In oatarrhal inflammation, in chronic
displaoomonts common to women, whoro
Ibero aro symptoms of backache, dizzi
ness or fainting, bearing down sonsation,
disordered stomach, moodiness, fatigue,
otc, tho troublo is surely dispollcd anti
tho sulVcror brought back to honlth
and good spirit, by tho uso of Dr. PloroO's
Favorito Prescription. It's tho only
medicino for women's peculiar ailments
dovised by a regularly graduated physi
cian-an experienced expert in this spo
cial flold of practico, and sold tkrc
druggists. Itssalosexceed t ho combined
sales of all othor medicines of its class.
.-.- . -
Carolina Whont Mon at Groonwood.
GltBRNWOOl), S.O., August 15.--Tho
Wheat Growers' Convention of South
Carolina promptly convened in tho
court room boro at ll o'clock this morn
ing. Nearly WK) farmers aro present
from tho various countios of tho .Stato.
Tho con volition was called to order by
Mr. S. II. McGhco, proprietor of tho
Groonwood Index, and who has been
largoly instrumental in calling tho con
vention and organizing the [armors for
tho purposo of dovoloping thc wheat
growing industry of tho Stato.
At tho conclusion of Mr. Medico's
address temporary organisation was
perfected by tho ?lection of lion. A. C.
Latlmer, Congressman from tho Third
Congressional District, ns chairman,
with Mr. Niles Craig as secretary.
Tho wolcomo address on tho part of j
Groonwood was made by Hon. I). G.
Dupro, Mayor, after which tho roll of |
tho counties was called and tho names
of delogates unrolled.
A motion was mado and unanimously
carried boforo tho list of delegates was
concluded, making each poison present
a mombor of tho organisation, including
representatives from the Stato of Geor
Mr. G. II, Jordan, agricultural editor
of Tito Atlanta Journal, in behalf of bis
State? thanked tho Convention for tho
courtesy oxtonded, and stated that
Georgia would gladly join bands with
South Carolina in tho great movomont
which was hoing inaugurated.
Tho balance of tho morning session
was takon up by short discussions on
ijho subjoctof whoat culture,
i Prominent fnrmors from all parts of tho |
SWito aro in attendnnco and groat intor
is manifested in tho subjeot of wheat I
Tho organization of tho Wheat Grow
ers'Convention boro is tho outcomo of]
tho work already inaugurated in Georgia,
tim offcot of which is now hoing folt in
Strath Carolina, whioh will bo fnr-ronch
ACTS OENTLY ON THE
f-EANSES THE ?Y5TEM
OVERCOMES l/?rta? 5 .
11 UAI# PERMANENTLY
GUP THE CdtHUlNR - WIAHJT'O OV
(AUIVRNIA |?G ,SyRVFf?
roa a*u ev au ORUGG?JT? TOU ?oe. HR MRU.
THE NEWS FROM SENECA.
Or. Thomson Makes Two Addrossos-Party.
Local and Personal.
SK.NKCA, August IG.-Hov. Edward
Thomson, LL. I>., of Atlanta, was boro
Sunday, representing thc Sunday Loaguo
of America. Ho made two masterly
addresses, speaking at tho Baptist church
In tho morning and at tho Methodist in
tho ovoning, and oxcitod quito an in
terest in ins subject, "Tho kcoping of
Sunday as a rest day."
Miss Lissie Harper ontortainod a num
ber of friends at a pleasant party givon
in honor of lior friond. Miss Paulino
Sohaid, of Walhalla, Friday ovoning.
Tho young sot onjoyod a sociable at I
tho liomo of Miss Olivia Bacon Monday
Hon. E. E. Y mr wont from hero
Tuesday morning to Oroonwood to at
tend tho Wheat Growers' Convention.
Sovoral mon from Soncca and vicinity
aro attending tho Annual Kennion of ]
Orr's Regiment nt Sandy Springs.
Mrs. Nannie Jordan ana Miss Mary
Jordan, of Anniston, Ala., aro guest? of |
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Jordan.
Prof. W. E. Thompson and family lof|
last week for Clinton, Ky., whoro Prof.
Thompson will bo ongagod in teaching.
Mr. and Mrs. William Bold and child
ren, of Dinon, aro sponding somo timo j
with rotativos in tho up country, and aro |
now with Mrs. W. lt. Sholor.
Mrs. Robert Ellison, of Pacolot,
sponding tho week with Mrs. Clarence
Ellison at tho Oconoo Inn.
Mr. and Mrs. William W. Jones, of
Laurens, aro expected this week to bo
guests of Dr. and Mrs. E. Clay Doyle.
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Gignllliat, Misses
Palmetto (.rimes and Eulalie Griffin have
gone to the mountains for a weok.
Mr. W. W. Kowen is tilling Mr. II. J.
Gignilliat's placo at tho depot.
Mrs. K. 1'. Stickney, of Atlanta, is tho
guest of Mrs. M. W. Coleman this |
Miss Anulo Maxwoll has returned to I
Walhalla, after a visit to Miss Carrio
Mrs. W. IL Napier and Misses Dottie
and Pearl Najiior, of Greenwood, aro
visiting Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Tolbert.
Mri and Mrs. J. W. Tolbert aro
Mr. W. D. Holland has not boon wolli
for sovoral days and has geno to his |
homo in Hart county, Gc rgia.
Mr. A rob io Todd, of uroonvillo, has]
been on a visit to bis parents.
Mr. Josoph B. Thompson, train dis
patcher from Columbia, has boon spend
ing several days with rolativea hero.
Rov. K. !.. Rogers, of Walhalla, was in
Dr. and Mrs W.P.Austin and Willio
Austin oxpect. to tinco a mountain trip
Dr. G. A. Nouffor, Grand Chancellor
Knights of Pythias of South Carolina,
will visit. Seneca Lodge on Friday night,
August 18th. Walhalla and ('entrai
Lodges have been invited and tho Knights |
anticipate a pleasant limo.
Mr. W. A. Holland and family at
tondod a family picnic at Portman Shoals
Mrs. M. E. Johnson, of Walhalla, is |
visiting ber daughter, Mrs. W. 1*. Reid.
M ist? Olivia Bacon returns this week to
Kariotta, whore she will attend sohool.
Prof. Pearce, of tho Goorgia Pomelo
Sominnry, Gainosvillo, was in Seneca last
week. MARY E. SWANN.
STATE OK SOUTH CAROLINA, I
OCONEE COUNTY.. S
BY W. O. Wiirra, ESQ.
To Arch Whitnor:
/"COMPLAINT having boon made unto
\j mo by Martha Pearson that you |
are indebted to ber in tho sum of Kivo j
Dollars, willi interest since.-day of)
August, 189*1, on account for borrowed
Ti is, therefore, to roquiro you to
alinear boforo mo, in my office in Wal
Inula, S. C., on tho SIXTH day from
tho service of this Summons, oxclusivo
of tho day of service, nt IO o'clock, A.
M., to answer to tho said complaint, or
judgfnent will bo given against, you by
Dated Walhalla, S. C., August Kith,
A. 1). I SOO.
W. O. WHITE, [Seal.
J AYN Kw & SH Kl,OK,
August, 17, 1800. 88-88
J. H. DARBY,
mi IK NINTH SESSION will begin
JL BKPTHMIIKM ITU, 1800.
A liberal course at. lowest cost.
Tho school building has benn enlarged
and tho teaching corps increased to in
sure mont careful attontion to ovory
A lady teacher will havo chargo of tho
Primary Dopai tumut.
Tuition during the public term abso
Disciplino kind but firm.
Parents aro urged to havo their chil
dren proSOnt at. tho oponing.
Monthly reports will bo sont to pa
For furtbor information call on or ad
dress JAS. M. MOSS, Principal,
Walhalla, S. 0.
August 8, 1800. 81410
OFFtCi: IN STABLE
A Ladies' Glove or
\ Chorno and KOO our i
A FEW ALPINE HATS LEFT, W<
Wo havo just rocoivod a largo lot ol
A comploto lino of Furniture, sue
Buronus, Washstands, &o.
? St 3 m Sa
IS THE PLAC
Thoy havo tho Largest Assortment
ouch ns Wash Silks, Dotted Swiss, Freno
dios, Scotch and Marquita Lawns, Shirl
Piques, Porcalos and Dimities.
You look and begin to want-wo pr
tidious can ploaso thomsolvcs in our La?
. . . SHOES! SHC
Wo aro always up on this lino. Cai
stylos that aro sure to ploaso.
Wolli our largo stock of Spring Clo
tion it, for it may nearly all bo gono when
Fresh Grocorios and a full lino of II
Thanking all our oustomors for pas
futuro, wo aro, Very respe
8y*N. B.-Wo also havo plenty of tho
Dr. G. C. Protist,
Walhalla, S. ?.
Offlce two Doors East of Bank,
, Second Floor.
nouns): 8.30 A. M. TO 1 I?. M.,(\M> 2 TO 0
Matth 24, 1808, ' ' :U
, WALHALLA, S. O.
IK OF THIS?
Pebble Grain Shoe,
for 70 Cents.
IOW lino of Trunks.
?flt x^oti #?.oo,
3RTH $1.25, TO GO AT 98 CENTS.
' Chairs--Kookors of ovory description,
ill ?B Bedroom Suit?, Bedsteads, Tables,
t> AT Al.'Ti HOURS,
3T13K, S. C._
: & co.'S
E TO SELECT
and Prettiest I,ino over shown in town,
h, Pacific, Eolicia and Mulhouse Organ .
t Goods, Suitings, Dross I/uions, Ducks,
?co and you bogiu to buy. Th? most fas
ses and Embroideries. Our stock is largo
)ES! SHOES! . . .
i Ot both your foot and pocket book with
thing is just going so fast wo fear to mon
i you get boro unless you como BOOH.
.ard ware always on hand.
t patronago, and soliciting moro for tho
la, <J. . -
Highest Grado Fortili/.ors on hand.^EQ
I have removed to
the ReidStore with
my stock of Staple
and Fancy Grocer
ies, all new and
Also, Dry Goods,
&c. All of which
will be sold at the
price for Cash.
Come and see me
and you will not
H. A. H. GIBSON.
August 10, 1801).
YOU give your house and farm a good
cleaning np every spring. Why not
give yourself one, too? four system
needs it after going t hrough tho bsd win
tor season as muon as your house does.
Wo havo tho Medicino that does tho
work, and does it woll, tr>o. lt contains
in ovory bottlo all of the host Drugs
known to bo useful as system-renovators.
Como and seo, and lot us show it to you,
and common sonso will do tho rest.
All lt costs is r>()o. and 00c. a bottle.
You can't alford to do without it.
And if yon aro just getting over tho
grip wo can help you in that, too.
It Costs us nothing to show you our
Medicines-in fact, wo tako pleasure
always in doing it.
SENECA, S. C.
ft KN KOA INSTITUT*!, in tho Town of Boneon,
South Carolina, ls operated hy Hm educational
Hominy Hehool Convention or tho Heneen Uiver
Association, tho Boneon uiver Association ami
the Uni.?ns connec ted with tho samo.
CAMIMJH.-The Campus ls about eight
acros in i Mont, situated In tho Western part of
the town, lt occupier one of tho highest points
of lund in tho town, tims commanding n lino
view of the town ami surrounding country. Vor
beauty,milotness and healthfulness tho situa
lion cannot be surpassed.
Heneen hus two Important railroads, Willoh
lulu muon to tho convenience of students wish
ing to enter the Institution.
. AIM.-Tho school ls distinctly Christian: lt
is non sectarian, welcoming those of every faith
to Us advantages. Tho Imilillng ol' character ls
Ihe sole aim of this Institution. To this end WO
train tue intellect, ann ir.hllll Hitch principles aa
will Inspiie a love for tho good and tho benni!
? rVMTKIWTHHV.- -Tho conrsn of Instruc
tion will inclndc 1 lu? following brandies: llond
Ing, Hpelllng, Arithmetic, Geography, Honman
?hip, lllsloiy, Drawing, Language nml Illino.
Instruction will also lie given in Algebra, Kholo
rle, Latin ami other branches to MioKO who aro
prepared to enter thom.
Tuition (lower grade) por month.$ 75
'hill lon (higher grado) por month. 1 00
Hoard can bo had In private, families nt.... 5<Ki
School opens Tuesday, October 6, 1800. All
Students aro remitted to bc present at tba open
ing. Cor further Information address
J. JL STARKS, A. !?" Principal,
AI41AUY, H. O,
Or W. <f. THOMAS, Chairman Hoard of Tran?
toes, Honcof., 8, O,
July 27,18W. '