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TO THINE OWN SELF BE T3TJE AND CT MUST FOLLOW AS THE N?QHT THE DAY, THOU CANS'T NOT THEN BE FALSE TO ANY MAN.
BY JAYNI58, SBLEbOK, SMITH & STMOK.
&.->:'im WI tl
WAI.H*1Ul?Afc SOUTH OA?tOLINA, SEPTEMBER 28, 1800.
NEW SICKIES, NO. 78.-r-VOIilJMffl? T?_-Vf?. AU)
Tho famous Anaconda smelting
wnrliH nro located 20 miles W08t of
Butte. Tho town contains about
15,000 people, entirely dependent
upon this ono plant, which is proba
bly ono of tho largest in thc country.
Senator Hearst, tho California mill
ionaire, was ono of tho ownors. Its
nffairs aro now directed by Mr. Mar
cus Daly. Tho general manager is
Mr. Don ah oe, who very kindly
"U _,1 .-,1
oin.?,vu*t tan <fcilHMI\i.
Oro is brought hero from thc
mines at Butte, for water is neces
sary in its reduction. Space forbids
an attempt to describo tho process
of reduction in dotail. The plant is
tremendous, and a visit can but prove
interesting. When tho coppor is
finally ready it is poured out of largo
ladles into a shallow mould and is
taken off in slabs about threo by
four feet, and an inch'and a half in
thickness. Thia pig copper is then
suspended in vrts lilied with water.
Sheets of prepared copper are also
immersed in tho vats, electricity is
applied, and ns if by magic tho pig
copper melts away and is deposited
upon tho sheets, each of which accu
mulates about ninety pounds. It ia.
of a bountiful reddish yellow, and
has a granulated appearance It is
then ready for market. Mr. Dona
boo stated that the demand was far
greater than thc supply. Shipyards,
manufacturers of wire and electrical
machinery, and the liko, uso most of
The Anaconda company's oapital
is thirty millions of dollars, and large
dividends on that sum aro earned.
It has its own coal mines and saw
mills. One hundred and fifty cars
ouch of coal and lumber arc used
daily. About 1.0,000 hands are em
ployed in all. The output annually
is 75,000 tons of copper, 4,000,000
ounces of silver, and '$1,000,000
worth of gold. The gold and silvor
together, mere by-products, are
worth four millions annually.
We were greatly indebted to Mr.
Donahoc for bis many courtesies and
attentions shown us, which rendered
our visit to his works one of tho
most pleasant incidents of the en
Leaving Anaconda we passed
Butto at night, when it presented a
pretty picture on account of being
on a mountain side, so that a bank
of electrio lights were thrown up in
Early in the morning we reached
luvingstone, Montana, and then
went southward fifty miles over a
branch line la Cinnabar, near tho
boundary of Yellowstone National
Park, where we took conveyance for
Mammoth Hot Springs. The road
is good, and leads through some
pretty scenery, along Gardiner river.
Two miles from Cinnabar we cross
into Wyoming, only a small strip of
thc park being ni Montana.
AT MAMMOTH HOT SPKINC.8.
At Mammoth Hot Springs is thc
United States anny post, of which
Cob Oscar J. Brown is commandant.
Wo were delighted to moot tho gon
ion IA NCIO TO Til
This is One of tho Features of th
of Interest t
ial and gallant Georgian, who is a|!
personal friend of each of our party,
and tho numerous thoughtful kind
nesses with which he favored us will
always be a pleasant memory.
Tho Hot Springs, near thc hotel,
is a wonderful formation, or rather
series of formations, covering in all
about 170 acres. Hills have been
built hy the deposit of tho waters
flowing from thc springs, which are,
of courso, on top o? tho formations.
of the Yellow
3.-WRITTEN FOR THE KEOWEB C
Tho general apponranoo of tho loonl
ity is whito.
The principal attraction boro, and
ono whioh may be considered un
surpassed by anything in tho park,
is tlie torrnces, of which there aro
several. Minerva Turraco ie tho
most beautiful. It ia about three
quarters of an noro in aroa, end ia
about forty feet in height. Tho
water trickles down tho sides of the
terrace, leaving deposits of different
hue- Such a variety and suob
blending of colors. They look Uko
orystali/.ed oasoades of rainbows,
stilled by tho magic of some moun
There are many points* of intorest
in this vicinity. In tho nomencla
ture of these places II?B satanic maj
esty has been highly honored, which
is probably natural enough, in viow
of the prevalence of heat and sul
phur in that vicinity. Tho Dovil's
Kitchen, a lissuro about forty foot
deep, said to bo tho orator of an ex
tinct hot spring, is tho chief object
of intorest bearing thoso names so
suggestive of tropical temperature.
From Hot Springs tho start is
really made The park is 60 by 65
miles, or about 3,SOO squaro milos in
aroa. The road usually taken by
tourists is made by stage, and is
about 170 miles, and requires iivo
and one-half days.
About four miles out wo passed
through Golden Gate, a pass both
rugged and pretty, betweon Bunsen
peak and Terrace mountain. Tho
road, cut ont of thc overhanging cliffs,
which rise 200 to 300 feet in height,
herc cost $11,000 a mile. Tho rooks
have a yellow appearance, and ron
del* tho name quito appropriate
Rustic falls, a very high pretty cas
cade, is a nice littlo gem in this
rough setting. In eight miles from
Hot Springs an ascent of 2,300 foot
i:- made, and we reach Park plateau.
Along hero begins a growth of pine
trees. They aro neithor very large
nor tall, but stand in dense thick
ness upon tho ground. Generally
speaking, this growth continued
throughout tho rest of tho route, and
there were fully as many trees lying
dead upon the ground as thoro woro
standing. So much fallen timber I
never saw before. It literally cov
ered the ground in a tangled mass.
WITH TI i K GREAT QKY.HKR8.
Through tho plateau tho road is
almost level, P>y noon we reached
the Norris Geyser Basin, whore wo
took lunch with Larry Mathews, u
red-headed Irishman, remembered
by every uno who ovor saw him.
Norris Basin, while insignificant af
ter having seen the others, is inter
esting before you seo tho others.
It is a large basin, full of steaming,
boiling spring and geysers, well cal
culated to make one feel "creepy"
Four miles further on is Middle
Geyser basin. I Tere aro Prismatic
lake, Turquoise pool and Excelsior
geyser. Tho former aro two large
pools of clear, hot water of beauti
ful color. The latter is a frightful
E GOLDEN GATE
0 Park and is Always a l'oint
looking hole, probably an aoro in ox
Lent, full of boiling, seething wator,
which gives off gr-at clouds of steam
A drive of nineteen miles brings
ns to Lower Geyser basin, where tho
fountain geyser and tho Mammoth
Paint Pots are locatod. Moro will
lie said of Faint Fots later. At this
lotel wo saw a number of boars,
which carno down to eat near by,
whore refuse was dumpod.
of the West.
About eight milos from tho Foun
ts in hotoi U pper Goysor basin is lo
cated. Hero aro tobo soon, porhaps,
the most wondorful gcysors in tho
world. Old Faithful is tho tourist's
friend, as every ono going thoro sccs
it in eruption. Every G5 minutos it
is in eruption, night or day, rain or
shine; and it roally is about as fino
as any, so far as appearance goos. It
throws up a column of water and
stearn about 150 feet high.
Wo had intended spending the
night in this basin at a camp, there
hoing no hotol, but tho camp was
crowded. Corporal M. J. Whalen,
in command of tho army post thcro,
very kindly gave us accommodations.
Tho post is in tho contor of tho basin,
on tho brink of a river, right in
among the goysors. In every direc
tion, far and near, columns of steam
aro rising constantly. Camping boro
amid this bunch of wonders, proba
bly ovor a cauldron of boiling water,
sharing briefly tho lifo of tho soldier,
was a novel and interesting experi
ence. Tho bath-houso was supplied
with hot wate.- from a boiling spring.
Not far away a hot house was kept
at proper temperature by tho samo
THB QBVSBRS IN ACTION".
The geysers seemed to understand
that wo wished to seo them do ?heir
best, for about 7 o'clock they began
to spout. First thc Lion, tho Lion
ess and tho Cubs wore in notion, fol
lowed closely by tho Castlo geyser.
Thc crater of this one is about fif
toon feet high, and tho namo is quite
appropriate. It m ado a fino display,
and then gavo forth a heavy, rum
. Mon's Suits, worth $3.50,
Mon's All-Wool Suits, wot
WOiild bo a bargain at
We also Carry a Pull
j Mon's Shoos from 75 conti
4 Ladies' Sunday and Evorj
Hats from 15c. to $2.50 am
(ion. Full lino of Trunk?
hiing sort of roar like tho thundorl
of distant artillery for somo time
But a littlo later wo saw tho great
sight of tho evoning, and ono which
comparatively few visitors aro fortu
nato onongh to behold. An erup
tion of the Giant goysor began, and
wo hurried to it. This only occurs
about onco a week, frequently at
night, and as thcro is no hotel there,
most poople, even when there on the
right day, aro unable to wait.
That was a sight never to bo for
gotten. A largo whito valloy or
basin, lilied with goysors, spouting
steam from subterraneous boilers,
and in tho center tho famous Giant,
the greatest of them all, throwing a
column of stoam and boiling wator
260 feet in tho air ; a beautiful, olear
stream of cold wator right at its side,
which rccoivod tho ovorllov.'. The
full moon had just climbed ahovotho
nearby mountains, and floodod tho
valloy with light. It gavo the whit
ened landscape a weird look and
changed tho columns of vapor into
gigantic spectres which assumed a
liundrod different forms. Hut, ns
1 havo said, tho Giant in action was
tho attraction, and ns tins most mar
velous demonstration of nature's
mysterious powor was in progress
?.lioso thoro congregated from tho
tour cornors of tho continent sang
.America," "Tho Star Spangled
llannor," and othor patriotic songs.
The combinod effect of these sur
.oundings vns to produco a most
/?vid mental pioturo which will long
GREAT FALLS IN THE PARK.
Yellowstone National Park is Famous Because of the Water Falls
That Abound in thc Enolosure.
VERY FARMER IN SOUTH CAROLI
ASH BARGAIN !
we Sell you Goods Cheaper than you <
Bought them Before.
om* price.$ 1 85
i'th $5, going at. '2 50
-any style you want,
$10, our underselling
. 5 00
Tito Best Suits in the country
A Suit we guarantee for two y<
style and best quality, wortl
money, our bargain pri?e. .
The Best, Suits ever brought lc
worth $20, our price.
Linc of Men's, Ladies'and Children's Shoes,'
In which we will givo you better bargains than you ever
5 to $8.60.
'-day Shoes from 60c. to $2.50.
Children's Shoos from 25 couts
Boys' Shoes from 00 couts to $1
I everything elso in propor- f A CH RA DiT ?
and Valises. Givousacall. vA^II 0/\ivVJrV
A remarkable sight, not, howovor,
>f tho park, butin it, was a genuine
)etritied man, which was found by
,he exhibitor, in thc Missouri river,
lear Fort Bonton. Tho figuro is
,bat of a woll-dcveloped, muscular
nan of medium si/o, perhaps thirty
ivo years of ago, and perfectly natu
ral in every line and feature. Tho
from which ono of litorary talent
might fashion an interesting story.
Who is tho man, who onco walked
and talked as wo, but who now lios
hero nought but stono ? What is
thc story of this tragedy-the history
of this man's lifo and of its violent
onding ? Could tlioso Btony lips but
speak thoy might toll a talo of sor
M IN ERV A TERRACE.
Magnificent Display Which Nature Has Given as Hor Endowment
to tho National Park.
ips are slightly parted and the teeth
an bo seen. Tho right kneo is bout,
nd tho foot rests against tho calf of
lie left leg. Tho arms aro drawn
own tightly against tho chest and
ho hands bound togothcr with what
ppenra to havo boon leather thongs,
^lis llguro furnishes matter for
mich speculation and is a subject
row, of lovo and advonturo-mate
rial for a romaneo which would hold
tho attention of tho literary world.
N?NKT1CI?N MILKS OK BOKNKUY.
From tho Upper Goysor Basin to
Yellowstone Lako, whoro wo lunched,
is nineteen miles, through a vory
picturesque country ci forests, ilow
ors, cliffs and canons, of which sonco
forbids mo?t io n. Ono of tho pretti
est sights is whore a sharp turn
bringo tho groat To ton mountains
suddenly into-view to tl*o southward.
Soon after, to the loft, a beautiful
picture presents itself. A part of
Yellowstone Lake, surrounded by
high hills and mountains, presents
itsolf to tho vision liko tho .shifting
of a sconu upon tho stago. It is
dono so quiokly and is BO unlooked
for that'tho plonsuro afforded by tho
view is greatly heightened.
By noon wo roached tho Thumb,
au estuary, so-called because it is
projected from tho main body of tho
lak'?? liko the thumb from tho hand.
Hero wc found a fairly good lunch
station, and tho dock of the steamor
Zillah, a jaunty little craft which
plicB between this point and Lako
hotel, some thirty miles away, by tho
route followed. Tho road ?B shorter.
It follows tho lakeshoro olosoly, and,
although rather rough, is an enjoya
ble drive ; first over a lovel stretch,
near tho water's edge, among boiling
springs and pools, then upon tho
crests of high bluffs, overlooking tho
lake, from which beautiful viotns aro
bohold-tho lake, a voritablo gom in
tho woods, far-away mountains,
whoso bases aro washed by theso
crystal waters and whoso crests aro
cappod with snow, and tho little
steamer forging faithfully forward.
As we neared tho Lako botol wc saw
as fino a sunset as ono could wish to
Bee. Across tho lako from us,
through a rift in tho olouds, the sun
shone forth a shoon of perfect white
and from tho castellated cliffs, which
rose abrubtly from tho water's edgo
like some enormous fort, there oamo
a beautiful blending of colors.
JAMBS D. MASSEY.
[To bo Continued.]
Solicitor .Tolin S. Wilson will probably
bo a candidato for Congress from tho Otb
, worth $15, our .
.$ 7 60 '
mrs' wear, latest
i $19 of anybody's
. 9 00
? Oconoo County,
. 12 50
had before in your life
A Lottor from r.n Oconoo Young Man.
CnAin.KBTON, S. 0" September 20,1800.
-Editors Courier : Ploaso lind onclosod
ono dollar, which is to pay my last yoar's
subscription to tho KKOWBR CoiiaiRn to
Septombor 1st, 1800. Please bo so kind
as to sond mo tho Cou HI KU nnothor year
and chango my address to Chi rloston, S.
C., instead of Westminster, 'J. C. Tho
"Old" Coonina ?H SO much liko a lottor
from homo I can't well do Vt ithout it.
Tho woathor io vory fine out on tho
Soa Islands this season, especially .lobe's
I slain!. Mosquitos aro scarco, in fact I
haven't soon a do/.on in tho past two
Crops aro vory lino, especially Soa
Island cotton, which is opening vory
A great deal of tho corn will mako au
avorago yield of forty bushols por aero.
Swoot potatoes, which aro oxtonsivoly
planted boro, aro vory good.
Well, wo aro all fooling muon bettor.
Tho oyster crop is getting rrf*fl and thoy
aro plentiful, too.
Yours, vory respectfully,
How Ann VAUGHAN.
Thc judicial dopartmont of tho
German Empire bas recently been
called upon to pass on tho proper
abbreviation for 1000. Tho common
abbreviation for 1800 is, of course,
'00, but tho German Judges havo
decided that '00 would not do at all
for thc first yoar of thc next century.
Accordingly the year will have to bc
written oui in full on nil German
Makes the food more de
SCYAl BAKINO POW
A DRIVE OF TWENTY-FOUR MILES MAJE
IN TWO AND A HALF HOURS.
pi MS MIDDLE-MAN
For His Captain-Miss l illie M. Fant and
Capt. j. H. Grant tho Principals.
ANDKUSON, Sopt. 21.-Miss Lillie
M. Fant, of this city, and Capt. J.
II. Grant, of tho Twenty-ninth In
fantry, were married yesterday at
Hartwell, Ga., twenty milos from
hore. Yesterday morning at 10
o'clock Miss Fant and a former sor
gennt of Company C, First South
Carolina Voluntoor Infantry, loft tho
city in an opon carriage drawn by
two of tho fastest horses Anderson
affords, going in tho direction of
Georgia. In less '.han an hour after
t.-oir departure rumors woro Hying
around that Miss Fant had oloped.
In tho afternoon it was learned that
she had boon woddod to Capt. Grant
at Hartwoll. Tho family of tho
young lady opposed the match.
A telegram to the father gavo a
brief announcement of tho union,
stating that thc couple had gone
from Hartwell to Atlanta, where
Capt. Grant's rogimont is now sta
Tho sorgoant who drove thc young
lady to tho place of tho marriage
was seen to-day. Ho said he aotcd
in tho capacity of middle-man only
nt thc request of tho young lady and
Ovor tho route taken from hero to
Hartwell it is twenty-four milos,
which tho sergeant covered in two
and a half hours. Upon arrival at
bho end of tho swift journey Capt.
Girant was found in waiting, and at
1.80 P. M. tho coromony was per
formed by Kev. Mr. Collier, a Bap
tist minister. Then the telegram
was sont to tho father hero. At 2
D'elock the couple boarded the train
Tho Twenty-ninth is ordered to
San Francisco Saturday, thenco to
tho Philippines. Capt. Grant will
iake his bride to brave with him the
langers of a soldier's life in the far
Tho brido is a daughter of ono of
Anderson's prominent business men,
Mr. G. W. Fant. Capt. Grant was
?rst nontenant in Company C, First
South Carolina Voluntoor Infantry,
ind was afterwards promoted to
.egimontal adjutant. Recently, upon
/he resignation of Col. H.T. Thomp
lon, he was appointed to a captaincy
n tho Twenty-ninth Infantry of tho
Three hundred and fifty thousand
lounds of loaf tobacco sold on the
Marion Warehouse doors last week.
This is a record-breaker for Marion
What doo? it do ? It makes tho hair
'?oft and gloBsv, procisoly an naturo
lintondod. It cleansos tho scalp from
dandruff and thus removes ono of tho
great cauHoa of baldnosA. It makes a
hotter circulation in tho acalp and atopa
tho hair from coming out. And it ro
Istorca color to gray or whito hair.
$1.00 a bottlo Sold by all druggists.
St Pt>ov&nts tutti H
If you (?. not ont din Ml tho hpnpfltii TOD
expected from tho mo o? tlio Vigor, write
tho IJootor nhout lt.
AoMroi*, DH. J. C. AV KU.
Oharieston and Augusta bavo q naran
?nod against all points infected with
ollow fovor. This diseaso is spreading
i Koy Wost, and bas assumed an alarm
lg pbnso at Tampa, Now Orloans and
Frequently protracted constipation
mises inflammation of tho bowels. Hom
ily-uso Dr. M. A. Simmon's Liver Medi
dlo. For salo by J. W. Bell, Walhalla
Judge Ihtohnnan is hoing criticised hy
io nowspapors of tho third circuit foi
Miirivh?" ??te?ogr?iphcr Parrot* and
Dinting his brothor-in law, Mr. (I. D.
illman, Jr., t/> the position,
Hrfo?s an? wholesome
?en co., HEW voBK._
Hor Voloo Roluinod.
Tho Augusta Chroniolo says : "A
remarkable case of roturniug spcooh
to a young girl is reported from near
.Berlin; Somo four years ago tho
rtftooh-yoai'-old daughter of Josoph
McAteo, and granddaughter of Col.
Waltor MoAtee, suddenly lost hor
powor of spcooh from somo unno
countable cause During thoso four
years tho young lady has continued
lier Btudios at school and is an ex
ceptionally bright pupil. Last Fri
day while sbo was running to hoad a
cow in the public road sho gavo a
violont cough, a lump oamo from hor
throat, her power of spooch returned
and she can now talk ns well as any
person; It is a enso that not only
puzzles tho general run of people,
but cannot bo explained hy tho medi
cal fraternity." .
B. B. B. FOR BAD BLOOD.
A Trial Bottlo Will Bo Sont Froo to tho
Roadcrs of Tho Connor.
Bad blood cansos blood und skin dis
oasos, eruptions, pimples, scrofula, oat
ing sores, uloors, cancer, eczema, skin
scabs, eruptions and sores on ohildron,
rheumatism, catarrh, itching humors,
otc. For thoso troubles a positivo spcclflo
euro is found in B. ll. B. (Botanic Blood
Balm), tho most wondorful blood puriflor
of tho ago. It has boon thoroughly
tcstod for tho past thirty years and has
always curod oven tho most dcop-soatod,
persistent cases, after doctors and pat
ont medicines had all failed. B. B. B.
cures by driving out of tho blood tho
poisons and humors which causo all
those troubles, and a ouro is thus made
that is permanent. Contagious blood
poison, produoing oruptions, swollon
glands, ulcerated throat and mouth, oto.,
sured by B. B. B., thc only romodythat
san actually euro this trouble. At drug
?ists, il per largo bottlo; six lnrgo bot
tles (full troatmont) $5. So ovory rondor
sf Tun Conni ICU may test B. B. B. wo
will send free and propaid a trial bottlo.
kVrito to-day. Medical advico froo. Ad
iross Blood Bahn Co., Atlanta, Ga.
Andoi son Advocate, Soptombor 18th :
'Quito a number of farmers havo told
ns that thoy expect to be about through
licking cotton tho iirst week in Ootobor
md will bo ready to rip up tho stalks
iropara tory to so wing grain. Ono gon
iloman said that tho guano that was put
n last spring na, not been assimilated
iy tho plant from t,\o lack of moisture,
ind that tho sooner tho stalks woro rip?
)od up tho bottor, as it would provont
ho second growth, started by tho fall
ains, from laking up this fortili/.or and
vould thus bo ibero for tho grain that
viii ho sown."
$100 lt IOWA HI) $100.
Tho rendors of this papo."A Vrirb-4iO-*- -
ileasod to learn that thoro is at ?oaet ono
treaded diseaso that scionco has boon
iblo to euro in all its stages, and that is
latarrh. Hall's Catarrh Curo is tho only
lositivo euro known to tho modieal fra
ornity. Catarrh hoing a constitutional
liscnsc, requires a constitutional troat
nont. Hall's Catarrh is Curo takon inter?
nilly, acting directly upon tho blood and
mictions surfaces of tho system, thoroby
lostroying tho foundation of tho disonso,
ind giving tho patient stroogth by build
ip tho constitution and assisting naturo
n doing its work. Tho proprietors havo
mvo so much faith in its curativo pow
>rs, that thoy offer on? hundred dollars
or any case it fails to euro. Soud for
ist of testimonials.
Vddrcss, F. J. CHUNKY .t Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by Druggist, 75c.
Hall's Family Fills arc tho host.
Palmetto Post, Soptombor 15: "Wo aro
;lnd that wo arc enabled to givo our
caders good nows this weok. From late
dvicos rccoivod from thoso apparently
voil up in tho promotion of this grand
ystem of railroad, wo are Informed that
vorything is progressing llnoly, and
bat it will not bo long boforo thoso who
lavo pinned thoir faith to tho Black Dla
tiond will liavo reason to rejoice, mid
ho doubters bo convinced that wo havo
icon tolling no idlo tale all thoso yoars,"
i . -.
M. B. l'oavey, Byrumvillo, (Ja., writes:
)r. M. A. Simmons' Livor Medici.m
med my whole family of chills and
ovor. It also cures dyspopsialind hoad
oho. I boliovo it stronger than Xcilin's'
nd Black Draught. For salo by J. W.
Spitting ordinances aro rocoiving a
ood deal of attention. It is surprising
mt such a thing should ho necessary,
nf it is a fact that many mun who olnim
placo among tho most ma mea i y, do not
now, or do not observo, tho vory llrst
rinoiplos of good manners; thoy vio
ith the lowest in making thomsolvoa
Sick headache is tho hano of many
vos. Dr. M. A. .Simmons' I.Ivor Modi
no cures and prevents this annoying
implaint. For salo by J. W. Boll, Wal
T. M. Workman, of Spartanburg coun
r, may outer tho raco thoro noxt yoar
r tho Stato Sonate, on a platform advo
iting a law which will ovoo.se a man for
io Hist drunk, lino and imprison him
r tho second and hang him for the
i rd offense,