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NEW SHEIKS, NO. 1 OD.-VOLUME Ll.-NO. 18.
We have on exh
Ladies' Trimmed I
The New York Mi
which, being out
but they wrote to
Trimmed Hats at u
DAYS. Come and
COME TO SEE ME WHEN YOU WANT
fP^lF'illi^OI^^ 1 SeSI The Best on
? isii llIljLl?Pl 9l the Market.
i xx'.??,< - ( 1,000 OIXHIIOIH Corn,
? >> mn . ( l0i0()() Bundles Good Fodder,
A lui will I'AV TM K IIKillKST CASH PRICK for lt.
ffijf 'Dynamite always on hand.
Livery* rood and Salo Stable, Walhalla, S. C.
III AVK MOV KI) ACROSS THU ST UK KT INTO TI1K li. C. STROTHER Old)
. STA N1 >. ? hen1 I will ho glad n> sec all of my customers and tho people generally,
especially I lioso who waul to (J KT MO UK KO ii 'V UK I ll MONEY than they can got
My store house is full and running over with goods bought before tho late ad
vaneo, snob as Dry Clouds, Notions, shoes. Clothing, Hats, Kurili turo, ('rookery,
Class ware, Drugs, ?fcc. Also a eomplotolinoof llardwaro, with Stoves and all kinds
of I billow-waru.
I lavo.just rued veil acorn pl etc line of Buggy, Wagon and Slip Harnes.-, llave
plenty of extra Singlo Check Lines, Collars, bridlos, A e., nt reasonable prices.
1 have a full linc of (?rocories and Canned (todds that w ill go cheap. When it
conics lo Cottee and [.'lour I am away ahead, as 1 gol a large stock before tho riso.
Conic and see nie and I will sell you for cash or till fall and save you money.
Will buy your Sil INOLKS, CHICKENS, KOOS, ?vc.
F. H. CARTER,
li'/ 'PLKNTY OK CUAN? AND ACID ON HAND AT ALL SEASONS..
Dr. G. G. Probst,
i > i <: rv rr i ? rr 9
Walhalla, S. C.
Oilice two Doors East ol' Bank,
I [<>U KS : S.oO A. M. IO I I'. M. A.M. 2 Ul li
Mai.-li 21, 1808.
Dr. W. F, Austin,
i > i-:Nrrisri\
SENECA, ----- S, C.
OFI'ICK DAYS : MONDAYS, rill DAYS
* N il SA IT) KOA YS.
Sop ..i ocr 7. 181 ll I.
ST AT li ol-' SOI TH CAROLINA, |
Cm M \ oi OroxKi:, \
IN (.ni!KT OK COMM? >N IM.HAS.
I >UI5S1JANT T?> DKCItKK OK TI1K
1 A KO It KS A 11> ? ( linn', ?li Hu; casu
mentioned In-low. I will offer 1er sale,
to thc highes! bidder, in dont of Hie
Court House, al Walhalla, S. <'., o.i
MuNDAS ihr SKY KN Tl I day nf MAS .
between tho 1 ??<_;: 11 hours of s;ilo. the
t rael of land below described :
lu Ibo raso oi lt. |?\ Smith, as Adminis
trator, ol ab, Maintins,
M. A. Manldin, Defendant.
\LL thal |iiece, parcel or traci of
land, situate, him; and hi ing in
Ibo (Nullity of Oooii?o, State of Soul
Carolina, on Lil Ho ri vor, adjoining lauds
ol Mrs. bose's lliuh Kails tract, lauds of
Ute estate of W. C. Mauldiu, MeCnry
lands and others, containing oin- hun
died und sixty three aeres, moro or less,
and known ?is the "Cannon Place," and
hoing tho samo conveyed lo Ibo defend
ant by Mrs. T. A. Norton by deed dated
I leceniber 2d, I SP2.
TKIi.MS: < hie half cash. Tho balance
on a credit .>t l.welvi mouths from day
of sub-. Creil i I portion lo hear interest
from day ol' sale ut s percent po annum,
secured by bond ol Hiv purchase! ami
morl gage rd thc premises, with leave to
purchaser lo ?ml ?ci pato pty nient oi
cicdit portion. If (onus an- nut cum
plied with in one hour alter salo the
premises will bc n s..hi. Purchaser to
pay extra for papers mu? si am ps.
.1. W. IK H. I.KM AN,
Master foi t leonel) < lonni v.
Apt il I I, WOO. I", i
I; K. White. Plaintiff, against p, M.
Knglaud, Defendant. Koiechtsuro.
I ly ri rt ne rd a dem etd miler of I he
' in uit Coiirl m tie ah.ive slated case,
I will sell, at publie .Million, li ne Ibo
( mn i House doer, m Walhalla, S. c..
between thc legal hours ol side, on sales
d iv in M A S NKN I . all thal piece, pur
cd oi' lol of lain) si I tia le, lying and
beillg III the CoUlll,V "I (leoin e, S. < ., ill
the Iowa of Westminster, flouting on
Main siicet Iii feel ami limning hack 178
feel to Wiudsol street, known m plan of
said loWII ;is I .. ?I No. I :;.
I I I no. i.1 s.ile : Ono-third cash, balance
in one year, with note and mortgage to
scenic ci edit portion. Pin chas' i lo pay
extra toi papers und stamps.
.1. W. IIOLLK.MA N.
Mastei fd (ie.one ( minty.
Aj.nl IT, WOO. I c. is
Tm dil i; 11 i: and t lie A llanta Tw ice
a W eek .loin nal . scar for only :| *,(),
' all at lld- ..ll,er and Iel UK talk the mat
lei ovet with you and ur will give yon a
sam pb.py ot each paper.
HF.OIIGANIZ ATION OF THE DEMOCRATIC
Parly in Oconcc County for thc Campaign of
1900-Prepare for thc Fray.
In pursuance of tito Constitution of
tho Democratic party, ami also by reso
lution adopted try Ibo State Democratic
j executive Committee on April 1-!, HMM),
I am directed ami authorized to call a
meeline; of tho local Democratic debs of
j Oconeu county lo moot nt their respec
tive places for holding such meetings on
I Saturday, April 28th, 1000, at :? o'clock
i II I he afternoon of such day, for the
purpose of local reorganization, and tho
I election ol' delegates to a County Con
vention, called to meet at Walhalla Court
I House on Monday, May 7th, 1 IKK), at ll
O'clock in the forenoon, for thc purpose
of electing delegates to attend tho Slate
Convention, tobe held in Columbia on
W ednesday, May IOU?, 1000, and for such
I other purposes as tho Constitution di
rects, ami thc welfare of tho party in
! ( leonec may require.
Knoll Democratic (dub is entitled to
I one del?galo tn tho County Convention
for every twenty-live members, and one
del?galo for ll majority fraction thereof.
A lull attendance of mem' -rs at their
local clubs on Saturday, April 28th, and
; H!MI ol i cpi cseu tat ion of del?galos to
the County Convention, to be held on
Monday, Slay 7th, is earnestly requested.
C. ll. I>. Ci UNS, County Chairman.
(iitKKNWOOD, s. c., April 21.-Editors
Courier: Seeing so much trouble caused
hy di inking, I fool it my duty lo write a
few words against, it. There has been
much w ri Hon mi temperance. (Mir tem
perance papers lin ve hoon hard at work
I for many long years: our preachers have
been nut ii inc, in their clforls to check
this ovil, hill drunkenness still seems to
thrive among our people, lt will bo
after many long years of trial on the
pail of Christians that temperance will
j reign supreme t brougbout our lam!.
Think of hundreds of gallons of whis
I key hoing consumed in South Carolina
every year. Ono gallon contains enough
poison l<? drive a half dozen mon into
insanity, and llioro is enough drunk in
<>uc mon Ul lo run Um whole State dis
tracted. Tho dispensary seems to bo
doing a thriving business just now. lint
! if is not my purpose to write a political
aitiele. 'Iheic are enough politicians
and political papers to carry on that pail
ol thc warfare against this monster
which is invading our country, entering
our hoillCs and practically destroying tho
I i vos of our .soling men.
Thc fad that women are whiskey's
worst cueillies is suOieioul lo condom ti it
as evil. Women mo tho ones who sn (Tor
most I rom it and they nave a right to be
?ts strongest opponents, dod boaroth
thc poor women who are. crying to him
under Ute oppression of a drunken hus
band, i make t Iiis appeal in their behalf
and hope that Holm of them, at least,
! may I" benefited by it. Oh, drunk..rd,
have you no sympnl by for your wife, nor
for your poor, innocent children? lt is
VOI y sad lo see a young mau ruin him
self hy di inking, but il is doubly sad to
sec a husband ami lather, not only ruin
j his lifo, bul. destroy tho peace and hap
I ?noss of his home, ami make miseiable
I he i:\es of those w ho constitute it as
well. I low sad it is lo see a woman
weeping over ber drunken husband, lier
bc.ii I is broken, bul she is helpless.
lt thc editors bc willing, I would like
to heat from a moro aldo writer upon
this subject. lill I : I I Dov 1,1..
A Mississippi editor tolls tho story of
II young bachelor sheriff w ho was called
upon lo serve an attachment on a hand
some \oiing widow. He called and said :
.Madam. I have an altai binent for you."
.she blushed and said I be attachment was
reciprocated, "Von must proceed to
ootirl." She told him she knew it was
leap year, bul she bad rather he would
do thc courting. "Madam," he con
tinned this is no time for trilling, the
justice is wailing." "Oh, I prefer a
mildste) !" she saul. "A squire mar
ried mc Ihn first time and I had bad
i lin k.'
2ry ! Mill
ibition at our store
lats. They were si
llinery and Supply 1
of our line, we <
SELL them. So w<
nheard of prices fo
see them !
C? W? B
THE NEWS FROM SENECA.
Sad Death of Mr. Kobcrt Linley - Local and
Personal Nows ol tho Town.
SKXKCM, April 24.-Tho announco
moilt of the death of Robert Linley
will cause sorrow among a number of
friends here. The Linley family
resided in Seneca for several years,
during which time Hob was ono of
thc brightest pupils of thc graded
school, where he was a favorite
among pupils and teachers. Ile has
recently been engaged in thc drug
business in Savannah, where he died
0? la grippe, his mother having been
with him some time. His body was
taken to Charleston,the family home,
Mr. I. II. Harrison is laying; off
the factory village.
Mrs. Gignilliat, of Marietta, is
visiting her sons, Messrs. G. W. and
.1. F. Gignilliat,
A new little girl is a recent ar
rival at the home of Dr. and Mrs.
K. A. Hines.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Fowler, ot* An
derson, were in town for a short
visit last week.
Miss lilla Richardson, one of the
bright juniors of the Georgia Fe
male Seminary, Gainesville, was at
home for a few days of thia week.
Mrs. II. T. Poe and children, of
Greenville, will arrive in town the
last of the week to visit Major and
Mrs. B. F. Sloan.
Mrs. Eliza Brooks is again in town,
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. !.. W?
Whit Livingston was in town the
first of the week.
Prof. and Mrs. W. IC. Thompson,
of Kentucky, will soon be in Seneca
to spend nonie time.
Mrs. Gignilliat, whose home is
near Marietta, Gn., is a guest at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. O. V.
Mrs. William Lowry and Miss
Olive Lowry leave soon for Balti
more, whore Mrs. Lowry's friends
hope she will find mud: improve
ment in health.
Miss Myrtle Zimmerman, of West
minster, visited her fi ?end, M iss Ber
tha Loo Cox the fust of the week.
Mr. .lames Hoke, of Savannah, has
been here with relatives several
days. His health is much improved
since his recent illness.
Some cinerarias, purple and white,
in full blossom in the collection of
Mrs. Stokes Stribling, are attract
ing much admiration, being very
The Coonee Inn will soon be re
furnished. Mr. FHison, the proprie
tor, has luid in a supply of neat furni
The colored Baptists of Oooncc,
Bickens and Anderson counties held
a Sunday school convention at
Seneca Saturday and Sunday. The
gavel used by the President, W. J.
Thomas, was made of wood of the
M A itv IC. Sw \ N N .
Si AIL OK OHIO, CI rv Ol' Toi.KIMI, /
LUCAS CO UNI v, \ " '
Krank .J. Cheney makes oath that ho is
thc senior partner of tim linn of I1'. .).
Cheney A- Co., doing business in thc City
of Toledo, Comity and State aforesaid,
and that said linn will pay thc sum id
One Hundred Dollars for each and
every ease, of Catarrh thal cannot bo
cured hy the use of ll di's Catarrh Cure.
Ku A.NH ,b OlIINKV.
Sworn to before mc and subscribed in
my presence, this (Uh day (d December,
A. I), issn.
, >^~--~- A. Vf. Cl.KASO.N,
> SKA I. .
' - - > Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
and nols directly on the blood and mu
cous surfaces of thc system. Send for
F. J. Cn KN KV St Co., Toledo, <>.
Sold hy Druggists, 7.">e.
Hall's Kaniily Pills aro the best.
The I'oiled Stales Senate is con
sidering n proposition to give (Mine
ral Longstreet a pension of ?JsfiO a
month an a Mexican Veteran.
W. \V. Mayhew, Merlon, Wis., says:
"I consider Ono Minuto Cough Cure a
most wonderful medicine, quick and
safe." lt is the only harmless remedy
that give.-, immediate, results. II. cures
coughs, colds, croup, bronchitis, grippe,
whooping cough, pneumonia and all
throat and lung diseases. Its early usc
prevents consumption. Children always
like it and IllOtllOfS endorse il. ,1. W. Hell.
inery ! H
a beautiful line of
hipped to us from
Co. for inspection,
iecided to return,
3 will offer Ladies'
r the NEXT TEN
State Appeals tho Neal Case.
Attorney C?enornl I ?VIIinger lins
given notice that lie will appeal from
.Judge lionet's decision (plashing tho
indictments against Col. Neal, late
Superintendent of tho Benitentiary,
for failure to turn over public fa.ids.
The point was raised that Col.
Neal had no right to receive thc
money paid him for convict hire,
but that it shotld have been paid to
the board of directors. Thc point
was sustained and from the decision
an appeal will be taken. Thc chief
reason for the appeal is to settle
whether Col. Neal had thc right lo
collect or receive contract money, as
thc point is material in tho Caro .na
National bank litigation.
The United Slates ?Senate com
mittee has submitted its report to
that body ns to the righi of Senator
Clark lo represent Mou tann. Tho
report is unanimous against seating
him. It is charged that bc spent
more money on his election than is
allowed by laws of that Stale and
that he and his agents did not make
tho return of expenses required by
thc State, law. It is probable that
the report will be adopted and Mr.
Clark returned homo as a private,
citizen. In the long run it pays to
We have got jus
Made up in the ver
colors. We can sui
in quality and price
Our goods are al
We have suits fo
as well as men.
Men's Suits from -
Boys' Suits from -
Children s Suits ire
Be sure and com
we will be glad to ;
Remember we ar
the Post Office. M\
Nield old stand.
"liloon. Sells lt For Loss."
Trio ol Fiends Hanged.
N? ASM vi i.i.K, TUN N ., April 25.
Sohn Watson and Hill Brown, both
white, and Sonnie Crane colored,
were hanged to day at Me.M inn ville
for murder. Willson was convicted
ol' having, on he night, ol' December
'J.1!, 1898, shot his neighbor, .lames
Hillls, from ambush as tho latter was
entering his own home. Brown was
charged willi complicity in the mur
dur ol' his own wife, Mary. The
tragedy look place in a cabin al,
Viola, near .Me M inn ville .May o,
1808. The woman was shot through
ibo head as she lay sleeping by her
husband's side. Hill Brown was ar
rested and made a confession, im
plicating his In other .lohn, and told
of thu conspiracy between the t wo
to got rid ol' tho woman. Bill was
convicted, bul .lohn never went to
I rial, having been murdered in jail
by a negro. Sonnie Crane, the negro
who to-day died by Bill's side in ex
piation of his crime, was a double
li is said that the cotton acreage
in Texas will not be us great this
year :is last, hoeailSO the farmers had
planted wheat before cotton took a
rise, and that in some parts ol' that
State wheat Holds are as common a
sight ?ts in Iowa and Missouri, which
is a good showing for Texas.
THE PROHIBITION CONFERENCE.
Tho County Meetings Aro to bo Hold May
12th and tho State Conference May
' 23d, 1900.
Tho State Prohibition Conference
will bo held in the city of Columbia,
S. C., on Wednesday, '23d day of
May, 1900, for the purpose of con
sidoring tho propriety of suggest
ing candidates for Governor and
Lieutenant Governor to represent
tho Prohibitionists of South Caro
lina in the Democratic primary, and
also lo announce tho principles and
purposes of tho Prohibitionists in
seeking to obtain control through the
Democratic organization of the exec
utive and legislative departments of
thc State government, for the enact
ment and enforcement of mensures
which arc in best accord with the
highest interests of tho people, and
which will take the State out of thc
For tho purpose of obtaining a
full and free expression of tho Pro
hibitionists in regard to these mat
ters, a call is hereby issued for them
to assemble in their respective coun
ties at the Court House on Saturday,
12th day of May, 1900, to elect three
representativos, with alternates, to
attend thc State Conference on the
li.'hl day of May, with or without
instructions, and to choose a county
chairman foi thc ensuing campaign.
Joni. K. BRUNSON, Chm'n,
WADDY C. THOMPSON,
J. S. MOFFATT,
,1A M KS A. HOYT,
J KKK M IA I I SMITH,
C. D. STANI.KY,
K. 1). SMITH,
As chairman of thc Prohibition
State Executive Committee, I ap
prove of tho foregoing.
A. C. .IONKS.
Newberry, April 28d, 1900.
"STAND Ul' KOK TDK 1IOUSK."
To the Democrats of the State :
The reorganization of the Demo
;t what you want,
y latest styles and
Lt and fit everybody
1 new. Just from
r boys and children
- - $1.75 to $12.50
1.00 to 6.00
un 50c. to 3.50
e to see them for
show them to you.
*e two doors below
Te are at the C. M.
eratic clubs will mark the beginning
of the active work of the candidates
for oftico, and tho politicians will at
an early day declare themselves on
the issues of the campaign. There
is but very little doubt but that tho
liquor question willi the dispensary
?(?ll bo the chief State issue, lt will
be the old light of IK9H over again
with this difference (unless I have
been mistaken in tho impressions
that have been made upon me in vis
iting tho different sections of the
State): Tho lines will bo Closely
drawn and thc candidates will have
I to take their choice between the
homo and the dispensary. This is
i the fight and the interests of the
two are as different, as the day is
diff iront from the night. The Chris?
lian home is the hopo and stay of the
Slate ; it is hallowed by o very sa
cred tie and is tho brightest and
happiest spot on earth. The dis
pensary is tho greatest enemy of the
home, the most dangerous place in
every community, und is working
daily and hourly to rob thc home of
all its attractions, lt snatches from
its inlluenCC tho most promising of
its sons and takes to a drunkard's
homo (home in nanni only) tho fair
est and lovliest of its daughters, and
this, too, with tho authority and
sanction of the State, because, the
politicians who now cont rut t he Dem
ocrntic party ways it must go on.
Whore do you stand in 1900, for the
home or for tho dispensary? Are
you a dofendor of tho homo or arc
you its enemy ? I believo you will
have the manhood to shake off the
shackles of tho dispensary ring and
thc whiskey trust and stand up for
tho good name of your home and
The candidate is to be pitied who
is a member of the church and pre
tends to claim that ho believes "tho
dispensary law thc best solution of
tho whiskey question" because be
thinks bo can secure oflloo through
tho dispensary mae!'inc, thus selling
himself, Iiis home, and playing the
hypocrite in order to do it. Tho
prohibitionists inny or may not have
candidates for all the ollie.es to be
voted for, but, if the Christian men
and women will ?lo their duty from
this day forward, wo will win a
great victory this year. Drw thc
lines closely Mid let every candidate
understand that he must take ono
side or the other, and that no prohi
bition candidate will vote for a man
who takes thc side of the dispensary.
A. C. JON KS.
Newberry, S. C., April 21, 1900.
Birds Will Fly.
Wc do not believe that a majority
of the people in South Carolina are
in favor of tho enormous yearly ap
propriations to tho live State col
leges. These appropriations are so
out of proportion to thc common
school fund, so far beyond thc de
mands of any existing necessity, so
at variance with every principle of
justice and expediency, that thought
ful fnirminded, impartial people can
not endorse them.
W'1 know men worth $90,000 in
clear clean cash whose sons and
daughters are being educated as
beneficiaries in our State colleges
Wc infer that there are hundreds of
such whom wc do not know. In
fact we hardly believo that any tui
tion is collected at all in Clemson or
Winthrop. Yet these pupils cost
thc State over $200 apiece every
year, and a large part of tho money
is raised by a tax on fertilizers which
no body but farmers use. Therefore
alargo part of thc money spent on
rieh mon's sons and daughters comes
directly from tho fanners. It seems
to us that anybody can sec this and
understand it. And yet farmers
continue to send men to the legisla
ture who vote for these appropria
Wc have been told on good au
thority that there was hardly a day
during the last session of our legis
lature that some oflicor of some one
of the State colleges was not in Co
lumbia lobbying in tho money inter
est of his college. Such :.cal and
pertinacity as these presidents and
professors exhibited, to thc great
disgust ol' some of our honest, high
minded legislators, perhaps ought to
pass for unselfish devotion to the
cause of education ; but for tho life
of us wc can't help from remotely
and dimly associating with the zeal
of tlu'se mon, tho fat salaries and tho
indefinite number of perquisites be
longing to thc positions which they
hold intho State colleges and depend
ing largely for their continuance on
Slate legislation. Those dim associa
lions that risc out of our innate de
prnvity and group themselves in misty
outlines in om darkened vision may do
these learned mid /."alon." lobbyists
great injustice. If so, wo are sorry,
but, gentlemen, you must excuse us,
for wc can't keep tho birds from lly
ing over our head.-Gaffney Lodger
Cleanse tho liver, purify tho blood, in
vigorate the body by using D?Witt's
Little Karly l?isers. These famous little
pills always not promptly. J, YV. Hell.
lieprcscntativo Levy of New York
has introduced a bil! in the lower
house of Congress lo repeal the war
Sick headache? Pood doesn't di
gest well, appetite poor, bowels con
stipated, tongue coated. It's your
liver I Ayer s Pills are liver pills,
easy r.ml safe. They cure dyspep
sia, biliousness. 25c. All Druggists.
I Vin .iY~ y ?ur tnooitt nc l?<7 ??r"" bear iT?. bMlltlful
brown or riel, hinch V Thon UR?
BUCKINGHAM'S DYE ?MfiST
A new cotton mill bas been or
ganized in IMckonR. The capital
stock is lo bo &2f>0,000 and Prank
I I ainnn'mi is to be President.
Whon tho Census Man Comes.
"How old are you? Are you mar
ried, Bingle, widowed or divorced ?
IH the house you live in your own ;
and, if HO, is it mortgaged or free?
What is your occupation, and how
many months out of the year aro
you employed ?"
Th OHO are some of thc pointed
personal questions which will bo
asked of Oconeo people during the
taking of thc twelfth census of the
United States which will begin .lune
1st and end June 30th, I OOO.
Thc year 1900 and 1001 will con
stitute thc greatest census-taking
era in thc history of the work!.
Besides this country fourteen of the
principal European countries are to
"count-noses," but thc census of the
United States ts to bc moro exten
sive than that of any oilier nation.
The last census cost $11,271,600,
and more than sixty thousand men
were employed in making it. This
census will be even a greater effort.
The law requires that thc census
shall be taken between .lune 1 and
Juno 30. As four of these days fall
on Sunday, but twenty-six working
days arc left.
Thc director of the twelfth census
is William 1\ Merriam, former gov
ernor of Minnesota.
Several objectionable questions
which were asked of citizens by cen
sus enumerators ten years ago will
be omitted this time. For example,
persons suffering from any chronic
disease will not bo required to dis
close that fact.
Thc answers heretofore have
proved utterly valueless from n
sta 'stical standpoint.
These are the questions you will
be call upon to answer this year:
1. Surname, Christian name, ini
2. Residence, strcot, number ol
3. Relationship of each member
of the hoad of tho family.
4. Color or race,
G. Agc at last birthday.
7. Day, month and year when
8. Are you single, married, widow,
widower or divorced?
0. Number of years married.
10. How many children.
11. Number ol' children living.
12. Sex of these children.
13. Where were you born? If
in thc United States give Slate or
territory ; il* of foreign birth, give
name of country only.
14. Where was your father born ?
Your mother? (Same conditions as
L5. If of foreign birth, when did
you come to thc United States?
10. How many years have you re
sided in tho United States?
17. Have you been naturalized?
I low many years since you became
a citizen ?
18. What is your occupation,
trade or profession? (This question
applies to persons 10 years of age or
li). How many months during the
year arc you employed?
20. How many months have you
attended school ?
I. Can you read ?
22. Cnn you write ?
23. Clive tho main facts concern
ing yo ir education.
24. Do you own the house in
which you live ?
25. Do you rent tho house in
willoh you [live ?
'JG. If you own thc house, is it
free or mortgaged ? (The sante
question applies to farms.)
Doos lt Pay lo Kuy ( heap i
A cheap remedy for coughs and enids
is all righi, hut you want something thal
will relievo and cure tho more severe and
dangerous results of throat and lung
troubles. What shall you do? <;<> to a
warmer and more regular eli mate'.' Ves,
if possible; if nol possible for you, then
ill either case fabe the ONLY remedy
that has been introduced in all civilized
countries with sn . cess in severe t hroat
and lung (roubles, "llosehee', (?crinan
Syrup." It not only heals and st i mil
i latos I tho tissues to destroy thc germ
disease, bul allays inflammation, causes
easy expectoration, gives a good night's
rest, and cures tho patient. Try ONI'',
bottle. Itoooininondod many years by
all druggists in tho world. Ker sale by
J, II. Darby, Walhalla.
One little trust hits cornored nil
tho broom corn in the United Stales,
some 20,000 fons, and has pul the
price nt $200 per lon. Ono concern
that is fighting this sweeping abomi
nation luis imported 500 lons from
Hungary at a cost of $100 a ton.
iO'S CURE FQ
UUHIS WHtlll All tlSl tAllii. (?jj
Uost CHURII Syrup. Tunton (loee, Ono m
In limo. Sutil hy Ut ni'uKt'i._I*!
Joseph li. Hailey received the
nomination for Senate nt the Texas
primaries. The incumbent, Judge
Chillon, bas withdrawn from tho
Tho Battle of Gaines' Mill.
To tho Editor of tho State: lu
your valuable paper of tho 3d in
stant I have just read with deep inter
eat tho graphic description of tho bat
tic of Gaines' mill, Juno 27th, 1862,
where "the gallant baud of 14" Buf
fered HO mich.
The ladies have done well to pince
their names on il marblo tablet, but,
sir, thc pure, the true, tho noble, tho
chivalrous, the brave Taylor and bia
13 associates will never bc forgotten,
I wish to relate an incident which
occurred tho next day at tho battle
of Frazier's Farm. It was nearly
dark. The battle was raging fear
fully. There wero three lines of
battle, shot and shell, carnage and
death, moans and groans filled tho
air. At this juncture a wounded
general of a Mississippi brigade
leaning heavily upon thc arm of an
aid passed us, exclaiming with tremb
ling voice and fervent emotion,
"Where is Maxy Gregg? Oh!
Where is Gregg? I want tho South
Carolinians to save us. Our whole
linc is retreating."
Al this critical moment Gen. Mc
Gowan, wdio was in the front lino
of battle, having been struck by a
spent ball from the enemy, shouted
in a clear, determined voice, dis
tinctly heard above the din of bat
"Boys, give them cold steel ! Pre
pare to charge !" In an instant bay
onets were fixed and the first lino of
battle immediately around Gen. Mc
Gowan yelled <?s only rebels could
yell. Tho second line of battle took
up the cry. The third, and on and
on. Thc yankees threw down their
guns and retreated in tho groatcst
confusion, bolly pursued by the
"Kohols," and the victory was ours.
R J. F. SMITH,
Co. C. ! richland V. R. C., First
Hog., S. C. V., C. S. A.
(.'engarce, April Otb, 1900.
Cotton Mill Development
The following from the London
Financial Times should bo ofjintorost
to those of our people in this State
who arc interested in cotton millB :
"Some weeks ago one of our
American correspondents drew at
tention to thc very remarkable pro
gress made recently by the cotton
manufacturing interests in the South
ern States. Thc movement is signifi
cant, not merely in relation to the
general questions of industrial ad
vance on tho other side cf tho At
lantic, but also because is r. '.ses tho
question of competition with English
and other centers, which hitherto
have completely held thc field and
have paid little heed to the indica
tions pointing to the weakening of
their absolute supremacy. Tho
movement has, of course, boon of
somewhat slow growth, but in recent
times there havo been evidences of
very considerable vitality stimulated
largely by the natural advantages
that exist, not only in the matter of
BU]?|dies of raw material and climatic
conditions, but also in tho ease in
which a plentiful supply of labor can
be obtained and in the exceptional
facilities for obtaining the requisite
materials, with tho solitary excep
tion of machinery; in such circum
stances it would bc strange, indeed,
if the Southern States had not gone
ahead, as Providence has provided
them with a bounty devoid of any
suggestion of artificiality. Practi
cally all the mills, we are told, havo
been running full time-many of
them by night as well as by day
and as tho tendency has beon to
build largor works, thus curtailing
unnecessary expense, it is quito clear
thal there has been no scarcity of
capital. The bosh evidence that can
I bo desired on this point lies in tho
fact that tho increase in the average
consumption per spindle in tho past
twelve months, as recorded in tho
consular reports before us, has boon
close upon six pounds. The North
inn spinners of course, still holds tho
lead in America, but of lato, at all
events, tltay have, beeil losing ground,
while their brothers in tho South
have been making headway."
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"I think Dewitt's bittlo Karly Kisors
are (ho best pills iii tho world," says W.
li. bako, Happy ( reek, Va. Thoy ro
inovo all obstructions of tho liver and
bowels, aol quickly and never giipo. J.
Cannes, France, is said to bo tho
cleanest town in the world, and tho
streets are swept by women. Thero
aro lots of towns in this country
where the women sweep tho side
walks, but they are not as clean nB
they might be. Trailing drosses aro
not as good as brooms.
II. Clark, Chauncey, (la., says DoWltt's
Witch Hazel Salvo cured him of pilos
that had aflliotod him for twenty years.
lt is also a speedy cure for skin diseases.
Hewaro of dangerous counterfeits. .?.