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WALHALLA, S. C. :
THUKMOAYi .um: t, moo.
A CONFEDERATE HOME.
An Oconcc Gentleman Odors to Subscribe
$500 Towards tho Object.
WKST UNION, H. C., .lune I, 1000.
Editors of TiiK Cot 101.11 : I soc in The
Statu an oller by sumo one to donato (ive.
hundred dollars for thc establishment
of a (20,000 Cou fedora to homo. While
this is a very worthy and commendable
purpose, 1 think tho following a much
belter plait :
1st. Let each county raise, say $10,000,
and with this sum buy one ar two good
farms in the counties raising the money,
and dot these farms over wit h neat col
tages, and allow ouch one a house and
say fifteen or twenty acres of good land
as a home fret; of rent for life, ami Iel
tho qualification for a homo be: That the
applicant must bc a maimed Confederate
soldier or widow; that he owns no land,
and that he or she is not able to buy a
homo. A nice home ol' this kin.I and the
small pension they receive and what they
could make Oil this place each county
ought to provide in this way to make al
least forty ol' the most worthy and disa
bled spend their remaining days ill com
parative ease. Say each county would
provide for forty and forty times forty
would be about sixteen hundred ol them
could bo taken oil of rented land ami
placed into homes of their own for life,
and the State would he no poorer hy
such a charitable course. i mean for
every dollar to bc raised by private sub
scription, and winni the last,one of these
noble old veterans shall have crossed
over the river and are resting under the
shade, then let these homes be sold and
the. money returned lo tin- heirs of the
donors, and in this way it will only bc a
loan for lifo without interest. Let us
start a home, if ou a small scale, in
Oconcc, and some big hearted physician
will do tho practice gratis, ami some big
hearted merchant will sell them goods at
cost. An old crippled Confederate sol
(lier, without money or home is almost
sure to be without friends, and seem to
bo looked on as simply unfortunate,
without a ray of hope for a brighter day.
2d. The writer ol' lids will give >>0<i
lo start a $10,000 home in < Icoiico, or thc
same in proportion l'or a smaller home.
Como, Iel us rally around the men who
carried the Hag, although that Hag bo no
more. Ol.li COM 1:0.
Colonel Hoyt Will Not bc Harrell.
The Slate of Thursday says: When
UlO pledge of Col. .lames A. Hoyt, re
cently put in thc Held for (?0vernor by
tho Prohibitionists, as an individual, is
presented to Stale Chairman .louts of
tho Democratic party, thal ollicial will
accept it and Col. Iloyl will ho on tho
same looting as any other candidate in
tho race. This maller was brought up
before the Stale Democratic Kxociltivo
Committee al, its meeting last night by
Senator A ppel I, of ('laremloii, w ho pre
sented a resolut it tn t he at lo pl ion ol' which
some members claimed would rule Col.
Hoyt and tho Prohibitionists oui ol' tho
parly. There was a long light, over tho
matter, which ended in thc rc enact incut
of tho toxi of tho Dial resolution adopted
by tho last eotnmilto on tho same sub
ject two years ago.
The stale Kxeetitivo Committee ul
its meeting on lasl Wednesday, May ?lu,
1000, adopted tho following schedule of
campaign meetings throughout lite Slate:
Ornngoburg, une 11,
Dorchester, illino l">.
Charleston, .lune IO,
Collet i, lum: I-.
lion ii for I, .lune 10,
Hampton, .lune 20.
barnwell, .lune 22.
Hamborg, .1 une
Sunder, .lune 2(5.
( 'larcminn, .1 une ..'?.
Ilorkoloy, J une 2S.
(leorgotown, .1 uly IO,
Williamsburg, Jul) 11.
florence, .1 uly 12.
Marion, .Inly bi.
Norry, July Ht,
Marlboro, July I-,
Darlington, .1 uly 111.
Chesterfield, .Inly 21.
Kershaw, July 2:J.
Lancaster, July 2.Y
Chester, July 2(1,
Pairtleld, July 27.
Vork, July 2M.
Cherokee, July itu.
Sparlanhurg, .1 uly :;|.
I iiion, A Uglis! I.
N'owhei ry, A uglis! !i.
Laurens, Angus! I.
IJ reen ville. A ugusl (i,
Pickons, A ugusl 7,
i icoiiec, SVnlhibfa, Thursday, August !>,
Andcison, Angus! Ill,
Abbeville, August I I.
( ? reenw nod, A ugusl I
A iken, A ugusl 15,
Kdgeflcld, A ugusl Kl.
Saluda, A ugusl ls.
Lexington, Angus! 21.
Richland, August 22,
Thc follow ing assessment ol ca m I it la les
was adopted United Males Senator,
Congressman ami (?0vernor, - .0 cadi;
Lieutenant (inventor, !?l2.fi(>; all Stnte
Ofllcors, si.Y.'.o each, oxcepl Adjutant
Crucial al $25; Solicitor, -.''> cat ii: and
> io for Slate Senator ami -'.catii foi Hop
resent af ives from each County.
II was decided lo let (ho selection of
Kin-tors wail over until the Septembei
meeting of the commit tee.
Tho delegation lo tho \'al ional fou voil
lion was allowed to select alternates.
The following preamble ami resolution
wore adopted :
Whorcas 1 hoi e is g.I feeling a mon.'
all De moora I s m tho Stale lo day; and
whereas ii is desirable that Hie campaign,
ticing a contest anion./ I loinoornis, shall
be conducted on a hedi plane therefore,
Resolved, Thal thc state Democratic
Kxccutivo Commit tot miggcsl lo Ibo
County Chairman of cai h count) of the
Stale the advisability ol requiring (lie
candidates not to indulge in personal
abuse, hut io confine themselves in 1
discussion of Iho i les: and Ilia! any
candidate who pi isle in ll)fusing lie
quiescence to Ibis suggestion be not al
lowed lo speak.
THE NEWS FROM SENECA.
Local Happenings In Our Sistor Town-Pro
gross of tho Protracted Mooting.
SKNKCA, Juno 0.-Tho mooting nt tho
Baptist church continues with ?rent
interest. Tho preaching ia dono by Rov.
Mr. Covington, of Spnrtnnburg, whilo
Revs. I). W. Hiott, C. Wardlaw and W.
S. Humber ronder vnluablo assistance
Mr. Covington ia n proaehor of groat
power and speaks willi a straightfor
ward earnestness that reaches tho honrts
of tho pcoplo. Professions of conversion
aro made at almost ovory sorvico, and
tlioro havo lieon at least twenty applica
tioUH hu- ohUrob momhersliip.
or r OK SCHOOL.
Miss Olivia Macon was recently gradu
ated from tho Marietta public schoolB.
She will romain in Marietta until after
tho chatauqua to be hold thoro early in
July. Miss bllCOll will then bo welcomed
homo by her .Seneca friends.
Miss Kl la Richardson is at homo bu
llio summci vacation, having spent a
satisfactory session as a junior at the
(?eorgia female Seminary, Gainesville
.Miss A i,nie Alexander has rotutnod
from Greenville, where she has mn lo
good progress at Chicora College.
Miss Nollio Gignilliat, who has boen
attending school at Marietta, is onjoying
lier vacation at homo.
STU HUNT'S L'LUll.
At tho last meeting of tho Students'
Club, hold with the Misses Dickson, Miss
Sara Livingston was unanimously re
elected president. Tho other ollicers
are: Vice presidents, Misses Francos
Lowery and Mary Swann ; dictator, Miss
Dana Moore; secretary, Miss Helen
Swann: executive ami program Commit
tee, Misses Ry rd io Thompson, Inez Dick
sou and Mary Swann. Tho club is glad
to welcome two now members, Misses
Kl len Todd and Klla Richardson.
vAitiotis MAI riais.
Thc Seneca Hotel, of which Mrs. bol
Cary is tho popular proprietress, has
recently undergone some improvements.
Mrs. Tribblo is visiting tho family of
her son, Mr. R. M. Tribblo.
Mr, mid Mrs J. M. Strother and son
have gone to Walhalla for the summer.
Misses Dana and Wynona Moore paid
a shorl visit to Anderson last week.
Prof. W. H. Thompson loft Monday foi
Mrs. R. P. Sloan has as horprottyand
III tractive guest, Miss Alice Strong, who
is reluming to Walhalla from Green
ville, \\ here she has boon at tending Chi
cora ( lol loge.
Miss Annie brown, who is now inuit
itig her home al Kl ber lot I, was in Seneca
during a short part ol' last week.
Miss Scott Dickson is spending sonni
time with Mrs. T. IC. Dickson.
Mr. and Mrs. Thurston Henry ?ne now
occupying rooms over tho Lowory-Byrd
Mrs. C. Wardlaw visited relatives at
A ndorson last week.
Miss Mary Stribliilg, one of tho bright
est of Walhall.t's young ladies, visited
relatives and friends here during tho
past lew days.
Kev. W. S. Handler, Prof. C. W.
Moore and Mr. I'. M. Cary have been en
joying a mountain tri]).
Miss Cora King, of Westminster, was
a guest at tho homo of Kev. I). W. Eliott
Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. W. A. Holland, of Anderson,
spec! one day of last week in town.
Miss frances Whit mire loft Monday
for hoi' homo in Greenville. She has
been leaching a private school herc, has
a sunshiny disposition and a tact for
leaching, and will bo missed during her
absence from town by many friends.
Mrs. Sloan was thc guest of Mrs. Ku
gCllin Lowery one day last week, having
started for a visit lo the family of ber
brother, Mr. K. P. liarle.
Miss Lillian Vernor visilod Mrs. J. M.
St lot her last week.
Kilon and Lewis Carpen tor, of Green
ville, are spending a whilo with relatives
Mrs. Joe Law rence, of . .ccnvillo, is
visiting ber mother, Mr K. L. Sidon, at
Coillieross, and wail in .seneca Tuesday.
Mis. Thurston Henry spout part of
last week in A ndorson.
Vegetation has been bouofitod by the
ic eni showers. MAItY K. SWANN.
Las! tall I sprained my left, hip while
handling some heavy boxes. The doctor
I called on said at lirsl it was a slight
st rain and would soot, be wed), but it grow
worse and the doctor then said I had
! !"'iu en i ... ii continued to ii row worse,
ard I could hardly got around lo work.
I wenl lo n drug store and tho druggist
recommended ino lo try Chamberlain's
I'ain Kalin. I h ied il and one half ol' a
.'.o cent bottle cured me cut ?rely. I now'
(.econ.nd it to all my friends.- P. A.
K.VItioii,. Krie, Ka. lt "is for sale hy J.
W. Kell. Walhalla. W. J. Lunney, Seneca,
ll. ll, /.immerman, Westminster,
Death List Crows in thc Philippines.
W ASIII NO lo.N, Juno '.!. Secretary Koot
to-day seul lo tho Konnte au extended
roper! on the number of soldiers who
have ben killed and have died of wounds
ill tho Philippines und also the number
of those who Iiiivo gone insane or com
mitted silicide since ISlIK,
''Whereby il appears," he slab s, '.that
Hie number of insane cases and suicides
have not been increased by Hie service in
The casualties hi tho Philippines from
July ::i, I-'.'--, lu .May ..'I, Kum, were:
Deaths Itoguhirs, Jtii ollicers ami 020
men: volunteers, 21 ollicers mid JrfcVI mon.
Wounded Regulars, ::7 ollicers ami
7Ul mon; volunteers, til ollicers and I,li?
mon. Tho number of insane soldiers ad
mitted lo the hospital at Washington
from Un? Philippines to May 2-1, Rino,
are: Itoguhirs, 17; volunteers, IO, of
which P.I have been discharged as re
covered and ll still remain, one dis
charged unimproved and one on a visit
I I oin lloSpil al.
The numhci of insane soldiers from
Ibo Philippines now in Hie United States
hospital al .san francisco lo be sent to
Washington, are: Regulars, .'>; volun
teer., i; held at San francisco, diagnosis
>' continued, regulars, .'.; volunteers,
f.tylor lo bo Arrested.
fi: AN KI our, KN., May;.I -Judgo Can
il ill luis directed Circuit Clerk ford to
issue a hench warrant for the arrest of
loi mei Govei'ltoi Taylor, The warrant
is I.used on an indictment secured several
weeks ago charging Tay lor with bein?;
an accessory lo Hie assassination of
William Goobel. A warrant was issued
and plat i'd in Hie hands of Deputy Sherill
Starvation never yet cured dyspepsia.
Persons willi indigestion arc already
hall Starved. They need plenty of
wholesome food. Kodol Dyspepsia
Cure divests what yon cal so tho body
can be nourished while thc worn ?>ut or
gans aro hoing reconstructed, lt is Hie
only preparation known thai will in
Sbllllly relieve and completely euro all
stomach troubles, Try it if you aro suf
forillg from indigestion, ll Will certainly
do you good. J. W. Reil.
l ortl Roberts in Possession of Pretoria.
I.OMPOS, Juno ft. The war ollico lias
this dispatch from Loni Roberts:
"Pm rom \. .1..'-. 11.'Ml A. M. -Wo
aro now in possession of Pretoria. The
olticlal ou try will bo made Ibis afloritOOtl
al '.' o'clock.
NEWS IN AND AROUND WLSTMINSTER.
Porsonal Paragraphs-A Painlul Accidont at
tho Now Cotton Mill.
WKSTMINSTKH, Juno 0. - Tho carly
closing of Um ht?nCH in Westminster thia
summer soonns tu lo a thing of tho past.
Mrs. C. S. Sullivan and hor throe bright
and interesting littlo children, of Ander
son, aro visiting Mrs. Dr. burt Mitchell,
sister of Mis. Sullivan.
Mr. J. M. Mallison lins moved his fam
ily down on Iii? farm, near Retreat.
Miss Virginia Norri? and littlo Miss
(?ladys Carter sj) ont a fow days in Gaines
ville this wcok, visiting tho family of
Mr. John Carter.
Mr. ll. M. I'rinco, a prominent citizen
of Piedmont, is in Westminster, visiting
his brothers-in-law, Messrs, W. I*, and C.
IC. Anderson. Mr. Prince is accompanied
hy his daughter, Miss Mario.
Messrs. David McClanahan and (donn
Lesly captured aline turtle in Changa
last Monday. It weighed 27 pounds.
Mr. IC. A. Campbell has sold out his
household goods and loft last .Saturday,
with his family, for Qulnoy, Pla. Mr.
Campbell was tho depot agent and tele
graph operator hon prior to April 12,
when tho striko occurred.
Mr. Joseph LyloM, a well-known citi
zen of the county, died on Toxaway, four
milos above Kort Mallison, last Sunday
morning, Juno 8. His death was due lo
old ago, he having reached tho ago of 81.
Mrs. lb II. Aldrich is making hor home
with hor brother, Mr. J. A. Knox, of
Tabor, since tho death of hor husband.
Has tho census enumerator boon around
to see you yet? Ile is loaded with a
variety of questions, and it will take him
some time to got through with you w hen
Misses I billie Zimmerman and Nellie
lt. Norris left on hist Saturday morning
for (Minion to attend thc commencement
exercises of tho Presbyterinn College of
South Carolina and tho school in Thorn
well Orphanage. They will he gone
throe weeks,spending ono week with tho
family of Mr. W. K. Zimmerman, at
Prof. Marnhull S. Stribling and his lit
tlo son, Leo, were in town last Monday.
Mr. Stribling is a former principal of tho
high school here, and has many friends
who were delighted lo seo him. Ile has
been successfully engaged in merchan
dising nt bnvoilla, (ia., since ho moved
from here in 1SD7.
Invitations have been received in West
minster announcing (he marriage of Miss
Annie Ilcidlinan, of Orailgoblll'g, to Kev.
John Speak?, of Now berry, which will
be solemnized in St. Paul's Methodist
church, at Orangeburg, on Thursday,
June ll, 1000, nt 0.30 P. M. Miss Ileiilt
mnil is Hu; only daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. John h. I leid timm, and is a grand
daughter of (ho lalo Kev. M. IL Poosor,
of tho South Carolina Conference. She
is pleasantly remembered by matty of
our people, having visited her grand
father while ho was on (ho Westminster
Circuit. Hy hor sweet disposition and
lovely trails of character she endeared
herself lo all who mot her. She is thc
organist at .SI. Paul's church. Hov. Mr.
Speak is a papular young minister of tho
South Carolina Conference, and is well
and favorably known by many West
Mr. W. J. (?aiiics, a former Westmin
ster hoy, passed through town last week
and spent a fow days with his kinfolks.
I le has been in florida for some months.
Mr. Haines ox peels to start for tho Paris
Kxposition on July I.
Mr. and Mrs. John Cox and six chil
dren, of Pol/.or, aro on a visit to relatives
and friends in OcoilOO county. They
came up last Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. .). S. While occupy rooms
lil tho baptist parsonage.
Mr. W. A, Dickerson has the best roast
ing ear patch wo have seen.
Mr. J. ll. bibil is at homo from Pur
umu University, His friends aro pleased
to son him hack.
Mr. Wade Harbin, son of Mr. If. M,
Ilarhin, nf Ketrcat, jumped from the
tram way, a distan?ai of fourteen foot,
at tho cotton mill on last friday and
sprained holli of bis ankles. Ho was as
sisting other workmen in carrying a
heavy sill lo t ho second story on a pair
pf trucks, when bo became over balanced
by Um truck wheel breaking through a
aiank, amt ho jumped to avoid falling.
Ho landed OU his foot. Ho has boen un
able lo walk Hinco. We wish for Mr.
Harbin a gpo ody recovery.
Persons desiring to go to Charleston
on Mr. Ii. P. Smith's excursion train,
June 12, can procuro tickets from Mr. J.
W. Mcflco, at tho store of Mis. Icio Mc
(?00A'Co. lt will bo a most delightful
ti ip for any one to make at this season
of tho year.
All crops in this vicinity look promis
One i vening last week Miss Myra
Mason presented us with a beaut ifni
bunch of I' ?weis consisting of "lilies of
tho valley" and roses which have filled
our room with a sweet fragrance over
since. Hofore they bogan to show any
sign of filthily, Miss Codie Parker passed
hy distributing magnolia blooms among
her friends and kindly remembered us.
We enjoy tito scent of the Howers as
well as their beauty, ami shall never
grow (ired of receiving thom,
Wheat harvesting has commenced.
Mrs. Nan ?ssa While, thonged mother
of Mr. N. L. While, who lives near Oak
(llOVO, i? quito sick. She is about l>7
Prof. .I. YV. (laines, Um principal of
Um Welch Neck High School, af Hails
ville, is expected to arrive this week
with his family lo spend the vacation
season in the up-country.
Tho oxenrsioii train which i nns to At
lanta on Thursday will OOllsisI of twelve
coaches anil will accommodate both
while and colored people.
Protracted nervinos aro in progress in
tho Prosbylnriun church, Two sermons
aro preached enoh day, in tho forenoon
al lu o'clock, ami at. 8,.'I0 p. in. Thc
opening Hermon was delivered oil Sah
hath morning by Ibo pastor, Lev. S. L.
Wilson. Ho preached lo the children,
laking for his text Matthew 11:11:
"Verily I say unto yon, among 'hem
thal aro boru of women there hali not
risen a greater than John tho baptist."
His discourse was honofioial to young
anti nhl. Ile impressed upon tho minds
of tho children (hat if they wished lo bo
great in bod's sight they inusl be (?tidly,
good, geni le, generous and genuine.
Knch virtue which they should strive to
mil i vale beginning with Hie lotter "O,"
was carefully handled by tho speaker.
At noon on Monday Kev. W. Lee Har
rell, paslor nf the Toceoa Church, ar
rived and will conduct tho services the
remainder of tho week. Kev. Harrell is
a preacher of much ability, Ills sci
mons an' earnest anti persuasive. The
public is invited lo altem) I hese services.
A. li, <lossK i i.
Ncglcel is tho Short step so many lake
from a rough or cold to consumption.
Tho early us?! of One Minuto Cough
Cure provosts consumption, lt is the
only harmless remedy that gives Imme
diate results. ll cures all throat and
Inn'' troubles. Children all like it and
mollien) on dorso it. j. w. Holli
J. L. SPENCER,
of Plattovillo. Wis., formerly of Co. (?, 37th
WIHCOHHIU In fly., has BiiiTorod murry yours
from tho result of a sunstroke, llu lins
found relief and desires to tull lils story for
tho good of oUior votoruus. ilo says:
"At Petersburg I wa? sunstruck and
carried o?? the field for dead. Later
rheumatism of my heart developed as
a result and physicians failed to benefit
nie. In the spring of 'V5 I began using
Dr. Miles' Heart Cure and Dr. Miles'
Nervine and now my health is bette?
than for 30 years before."
ls sold hy all druggists on fuiarantco
ll tn t. bottle bendhu or l in III ? ? y back.
Hook Ol) henri and lllirvOS lieut free,
Dr. Milos Medical Company, Elkhart, Ind.
OF INTEREST TO STOCK RAISERS.
Announcements hy thc Clemson College
Tho following lotter from tho veteri
narian of Clemson College will bo of
widespread interest to farmers and stock
To tho Editor of tho .State:
rieaso announce that tho freo clinics
arc suspended and tho volorinary hos
pital at Clemson College closed until the
Opening of next session in September,
lt should bo generally understood that
stock aro examined and treated hore dur
ing session only, on Monday afternoons
from 2 to ? o'clock. When desired,
horses or other slock aro kept, treated
and eared for at tho owner's expense.
This fall the experiment station will be
gin inoculating cattle against acclimation
fever (Texas fever, red water) and per
BOUS who Intend purchasing young cat
tle from the North or any section free
from eattle ticks would do well to cor
respond with mo regarding this disease,
<!. E. NKSOM,
In this connection if will bc of value to
those who ship cattle from this State
elsewhere lo know that some of the
Stales aro now pulling into olfeot some
ironclad laws. A great many cattle siro
shipped from this Stale to Richill md,
Atlanta and Nashville, besides thc hun
dreds of carloads that annually go to
Charleston. Thu Governor is ill receipt
of a "proclamation" from tho State
Hoard of 11 elli th of Tennessee, slating
thal cattle from other Slates a licet cd
w ith tuberculosis will not be permitted
to enter the State and examination will
be required hofore any cattle will be ad
Would Not Suffer so Again for Fifty Times
I awoke lasl night with severe pains in
my stomach. I never tell, so badly in all
my lite. When I caine down to work
this morning I fell no weak 1 could
hardly work. I went to Miller A- McCur
dy's drug store and they recommended
Chaimborhlin's Colic, ('bolera and
Diarrhoni Remedy, lt worked Uko magic
and one dose fixed me all right, lt cer
tainly is the linosl thing I ever used for
stomach trouble. I shall not he without
it in my home hereafter, for I should not
care to endure thc sufferings of last night
again for fifty times its price.-(!. ll.
WILSON, Liveryman, Hurgo! tstown,
Washington Co., l'a. This remedy is for
salo by J. W. boll, Walhalla, W. J. Lun
ney, Seneca, ll. l>. YAmmormaii, West
Combines Have Reen Rohlihiu, thc Government.
WA O? >OIO\ .lune I.--At. the same
hour lianna and Klkhis, the loadorsof the
Republican party, and their associates
wore busy in the Senate defending tho
tumor plato trust, another trust which
has dealings with tho government was
demonstrating the wholo trust question
by its own oollapso. This is the pro
jectile ti nsf. which has been furnishing
tho projectiles to tho navy. Some time
ago thc four di d'or ont firms which havo
boon bidding for this business submitted
propositions on tho differont sholls, hut
those propositions were repeled and
new bids were called for. In Hie tneati
liniO tho linns w hose bids had been iden
tical heretofore gol Into disagreement
and tho result was practical demonstra
tion of what they have succeeded in get
ting from llie govornmolli in the past.
['or instance tho former bid on twelve
inoll armor piercing shell has been three
hundred and len dollars. Today the
low bid, which was that of the Carpen
1er Steel Company, was one hundred and
forty-four dollars and seventy five couts.
The former ralo on tho twelve-inch com
mon sheds was one hundred and ninety
live dollars, while tho low hid to-day
made by tho Millvale people is ?ighty
(Ivo dollars. The same proporti ,n b
shown throughout the schedule.
A Card of Thanks.
I wish lo say thal I feel under lasting
obligations for what Chamberlain'.'
Cough Kemedy has dono for our family.
We have used il in so many cases ol
coughs, bing troubles and wllOOpiut!
cough, and ii lins always gi von the meal
por fcc I satisfaction, wo fool greatly in
dohtod lo ihn manufacturers of lb h
remedy and wish thom lo please accept
our hearty thanks. Respectfully, Mu
S. Dorv, Iles Moines, Iowa. I'or salo bj
.1. W. Roll, Walhalla, W. .1. Lunney
Seneca, ll. I!. Xi in merman, Westminster.
In Peril in China.
Advices thai have reached Washing toi
ind?cale thal Ibo situation in China hat
assumed a very Critical phase, and one
calculated bi lax tho entire resources ol
Ibo Chinese government. Tho Stale de
pai l inenl has been in close communion
tiou with Mr. Conger, our minister ai
Pekin, and the navy department is doini!
its share, having placed (ho llag shi|
Newark as far up Hie Pee Ho river ?it
tho Taku buts, which is the Hoares
point lo Pekin (hal the ship can reach
Tho oporntiotlS of (he "boxers" arc in
creasing in magnitude. They have noir
dorod niue Methodist missionaries ii
one province. .So far nil of tho measure!
taken hy Hie Stale department look li
the simple protection of Hie Americai
Consulates ill tho vicinity, and tho livoi
of such A mci icaus as may be obliged tl
take rofllgO therein.
RULES OF THE GAME.
How Politics Must be Played in South
Holow oro tho rules governing tho hold
ing of Democratic primary elections, n?
amended at tho meeting of tho State In
Tho following rules. Bhall govoru tho
membership of tho different subordi
nate Democratic Clubs of this State, tho
qualification of votors at tho primary
elections hold by the party, tho conduct
of tho primary elections to bo hold on
tho la?t Tuesday, (tho 28th day) of Au
gust, A. D. 1000, ?o?d tho second primary
hold two weeks later, if one bo nocossary.
Rulo 1. Tho qualification for member
ship in any subordinate club of tho
Democratic party of this State, or for
voting at a Democratic primary shall bo
as follows, vi/: Tho applicant for mem
bership or votor shall bo 21 yoars of ago,
or shall become so before tho succeeding
general election, and bo a white Demo
crat, or a negro who voted for Con.
Hampton in 1870, and who has votod tho
Democratic ticket continuously ni ncc:
Provided, that no white man shall he ox
oludcd from participation in tho Demo
cratic primary who shall take tho pledgo
requirod by tho rulos of tho Democratic
The managers at each box at tho pri
mary election shall roquiro ovory votor in
a Democratic primary election to pledge
himself to abide tho result of tho pri
mary, mid to support tho nomin?os of
the party, and to fako tho following oath
and pledgo, viz: "1 do solemnly Bwcar
that I nm duly qualified to voto nt this
election according to tho rulos of tho
Democratic party, and that I have not
voted beforo at this oloction, and pledgo
myself to support tho UOminoOH of this
Knie 2, Kvory negro applying for mem
bership in D?mocratie club, or offering
to vote III a Democratic primary eloctton,
must produce a written sta! ement of ton
reputable whito mon who shall swear
that thoy know of their own knowlcdgo
that tho applicant or voter votod for Gen.
Hampton in 1870, and lins votod tho
Democratic tickot continuously since.
'Che said statement shall ho placed in
the ballot box by tho manngors and ro
turned with tho poll lists to tho county
chairman. Tho manngors of tho oloc
tion shall keep a separato list of tho
names of all nogro votors and return it
with tho poll list to tho county chair mar.
No person shall bo permitted to voto
unless ho has hoon enrolled on a club list
at least five days before tho said primary
Tho club list shall bo inspected by and
Certified to by tho president and secre
tary and turnod over to tho managers to
be used as tho registry lists.
Rule ll. Each County Kxocutivo Com
mittee of tho Democratic party in this
State shall meet on or beforo tho first
Monday in August of each oloction year,
and shall appoint throe managers for
each primary oloction precinct in thoir
respectivo counties, who shall hold tho
primary election provided for un
dor tho Democratic Constitution, in oc
coi(lance with tho Acts of tho Genoral
Assembly of this Stato regulating pri
mary elections, thc Constitution of tho
Democratic party of this Stato and tho
rules herein sot forth. Tho names of
such managers may bo published by tho
chairman of each County Kxocutivo
Commit too in ono or moro county papors
al least two wooks beforo tho oloction.
Rule 'I. Kach votor in said primary
shall vote two ballots, on which shall ho
printed tho names of candidates to bo
voted for, for each of tho oflicos to bo
filled, together with tho name of tho oflico,
the voter striking out tho names of those
for whom bo does not wish to vito. No
ticket sholl bo considered legal except
those furnished by tho Stato and County
Kxooutivo Committees, said tickots con
taining tho names of each candidato for
The tickots to ho votod shall bo in the
following forms: Ono for United Statos
Senator, Governor, I.ioutonant Governor,
Secretary of State, Comptroller Gonoral,
State J'rcnsuror, Adjutant and Inspector
Honorai, State Superintendent of Educa
tion, Attorney Gonoral, Railroad Com
The other spaces to suit tho difToroIlt
counties: Kor Congress, - district; for
Solicitor, - Judicial Circuit ; Stnto|Scna
tor, House of representatives, Sheriff,
Judge of Probate, Clerk of Court,
County Supervisor, Coroner, County
Superintendent of Education, Treasurer,
A it ditor.
No vote for House of Koprcsontatives
shall he counted unless it contains as
many names as tho county is entitled lc
Tho oath shall bo takon by all candi
dates as follows: "As a candidate foi
the. oflico of-, in tho Domocratic pri
mary oloction, to bo hold on tho last
Tuesday in August, 1000, 1 hereby pledge
myself to abide tho result of such pri
mary and support tho nominees thereof,
ami that I am not, nor will I become, tin
candidate of any faction, either privately
or publicly suggested, other than till
regular Democratic nomination."
Rule ?. Tho managers of election
shall open tho polls at 8 o'clock a. m.
and shall close them at I o'clock p. in
After tabulating tho result tho managen
shall cortify tho sanio and forward th<
the ballot, box, poll-list and all other pa
pera rotating lo such election, by ono of
their number or Kxocutivo Committee
' mau, to the chairman of tho respective
Homoerotic County Kxocutivo Com
mittees within forty-eight, hours aftoi
tho close of the polls,
i Hide li. Tho County Democratic Ex
. OOllliVO Committee shall assemble at
, their respectivo ('oort Houses on thc
i morning of tho second day after tin
election on or before 12 o'clock M., t<
' tabulate the returns and declare there
suit, of tho primary, so far as tho satin
? relates to members of the Gonnrid As
. sembly and county oflieers, ami shall for
ward immediately to tho chairman of
tho StatO Kxooutivo Committee, St Co
lumbia, S. C., tho result of the electioi
t in their respectivo counties for Utlitot
Stales Senator, State Oflieers, Congress
men and Solicitors,
p Rule 7. Tho protests and contests fo
county oflieers shall be filed within flvi
taking; Scott's Emulsion bc
. cause ?Cs warm weather.
[| Keep taking it until you arc
It wilt heal your lungs and
give, you rich blood in sum
mer as in winter. It's cod
liver oil made easy.
SOo. anti i l. Ail tlruggim.
d?ivB lifter the election with tho chairman
Of tho County Executive Committee,, and
Haid Executive Committee Khali hear and
dotormino tho ::aino. Tho Slato Kxocu
tlvo Committee shall hoar and decido
protests and contests as to United .States
Senator, Stato Ofllcors, Congressmen and
Solicitors and ton days shall ho allowed
for filing tho samo.
Rule 8. Candidates for tho General
Assembly and for county obl?os shall (ile
with tho chairman of tho County ISxootl
tivo Committee a plcdgo, in writing, to
abide tho result of tho primary and sup
port tho nominees thereof. Candidates
for other offices shall (Ho such pledge
with tho chairman of tho Stato Execu
tive Committee: Providod, that tho
pledge of such candidates shall bo filed
on 01 before tho day of tho first cam
paign meeting of tho county or State, re
spectively. No vote for any candidato
who has not complied with this rulo and
has not paid his assessment shall ho
counted. Candidatos for Congress and
Solicitor must filo thoir pledges with tho
chairman of tho Slato Democratic Com
mittee on tho samo day as candidates for
Rulo 1?. In the primary elections herein
provided for a majority of tho votes cast
shall be necessary to nominato candi
dates. A second primary, when neces
sary, shall bo held two weeks after tho
first, as provided for under the Constitu
tion of tho party, and shall bo subject to
tho rules govorning tho first primary. At |
said socond primary tho two highest
candidates alono shall run for any ono
office, but if there aro two or moro va
cancies for any particular oflico, thou
double thc number of candidates shall
run for tho vacancies to bc filled. For
iustanco, in tho race for sheri IV tho two
highest shall run.
Rubi IO. In the event of a tie between
two candidates in t ho second primary tho
county chairman, if it is a county ellice,
and tiioSlate chairman, i! ?tis for Unite:!
States Senator, Stato OOloors, Congress
men or Solicitors, shall order the third
primary, The quostion of a majority vote
shall bo determined by thc number of
votes cast for any particular ollico, and
not by tho whole number of votes cast
in thc primary.
Rule ll. Knob County Executive Com
mittee shall furnish the inaiiagors at
each precinct two ballot-boxes, one for
State Ofllcors and tho other for Congress
man, Solicitor and county officers.
Ivy poisoning, poison wounds and all
other accidental Injuries may bo quickly
cured by using DoWitt's Witch Ila/el
Salve. It is also a certain euro for jules
and skin diseases. Take no other.
J. W. Roll.
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Increase in Cotton Acrcayc.
NKW OUI.KANS, .lune 1.-Tho Ti mos
Democrat prints to-day cotton crop re
ports from about lot) special correspon
dents throughout tho cotton bell. Ill
nomo places there is no increase, but
these aro exceptional. Correspondents
gonorally report from ? io 10 or I ? per
cont, increase in tho acreage, and in
somo cases as high as'20 per cent. Ash
i ton Phelps, taking tho reports, figures
out IS por cent, increase in acreage for
. tho whole, belt.
Tho Southeastern States appear to
havo tho best season, though thc nights
. aro cool, retarding development. Thc
uso of commercial fertilisers has been
very largo in this belt, compared with
i last year, hut increase in the acreage
has not been so largo as thc increased
salo of fertilizers would seem to indicate
i a mon th ago.
Thcro has been a very general com
s plaint of scarcity of labor. This con
dition, which is especially marked in
tho Southeastern States, oxplains in part
tho heavy increase of fertilization. To a
lesser extent Alabama and Mississippi
; have also sulTered from a lack of hands,
> the negroes being attracted lo lumber
camps and mills by high wages the mills
A Tributo to Colonel Hoyt.
Col. James A. Hoyt, candidate for
Governor of South Carolina, hail!
Instictively, constitutionally, histori
cally a Democrat.
Principles: The XXX pure Democracy
( with tho demon left out.
No man can say he ever did a mean
thing or committed an ignoble aol. His
, mimi is strim;:, his virtues many, his
character clear. Ho can command a
regiment and conduct a prayer meeting.
Ile can Kit in high places with tho lords
of thc realm and if in tho line of duty
. become a hewer of wood and a drawer
j of water. A completo concrete man.
lu that groat upheaval ol' the maddened
mind, when brothers fought the lierccsl
of bloody hallies, Colonel Hoyt was
a there first and last. In ls7t>, w hen Israel
was delivered out of Hie hands of Hie
miserable Joblisitos, Hoyt was lhere. To
day in tho councils of tho church be is
there, fervent in spirit, serving the bord,
bo, hero ho comes, willi his life's re
cord, his bible ami bis chai ac 1er. ('iii
/.on of Carolina, w hat w ill ye do with
RrnHicr Mcsweeney, bealtli midlinppl
noss lo your Kxcellonoy. say, buck loon
your best armor and sharpen your spear
against you, a true and h ied knight has
entered the held. Tho Circuit Kider.
-4 . ?
Tho first bleachery in the South Ino
obtained a charter from (bo Secretary ol
Slato. lt is known as tho Clear Waler
IHcuehcrv and Manufacturing Company
and is situated nt ('lear Waler, AI KOI
T. E. ALE)
DON'T TAKE OUR WORD, RI
?* Our New .Stock of Organdies, I
and buy your Spring and Su mme
We have a full line of CL<
GENTS' and CHILDREN'S SHOES, and ev
that are strictly up-to-date, (?ive UH a call
We have on hand some genuine Muse;
ono gallon and you will want more.
Wagon and Ruggy Material of all kin
you want or need, and will he glad U sell ti
buy elsewhere. Our motto: "DIVE AND
(Jive us your patronage, and we gunn
C A R
J MARK li.
Greenville has the somewhat reniai ka
ble record of having tried seven murder
cases last week in every one of which
the defendant, was acquit toil. Seven
lives were taken by the accused, but on
one account or another, chiolly self de
fense, they were acquitted.
TO BUY A HOME.
Sale for Division by tho Hoirs
of tho Late Mrs. C. Moyor.
THREE DWELLINGS IN MIDWAY.
WILL SELL AT IMT.IC A I't'TK >\
af the Court House at Walhalla,
S.e., on MONDAY, .1 v ? - v 2l>, M H io, at
ll o'clock A. M.:
1. The lot. ol' land willi buildings
thereon in Midway, on the North side of
the road leading from W alhalla lo West
Union, known as Lot No. I on plat of
lands of tho esta tn of Catherine Meyer,
made by I. II. Harrison .lune 1st, loon,
measuring and containing seven-eighths
(I) of an acre, more or less, adjoining ti.
L. Met iee on I'.asl and Lot No. 2 on
2, Also, hd of land wilt the buildings
thereon, known as Lot No. U, on plat
above mentioned, nevi We.-I of thc
above described lot, measuring and con
I ai ni ng seven eighths (Hoi au acre, more
or less, adjoining Lot No. I on Knsl and
and I .ol '?'< on Wesl.
:!. Also, lot of laud wilh Hie buildings
I hereon known as Lot No. it in plat above
melli ioncd, being, next W est ol lot last
llbovo described, measuring ami contain
lng two ('?') acres, more or less, adjoining
Lot No. ii on the Kan I and Kev. J, t;. Law
on I he Wesl.
TERMS : Cash. Purchasers to pay all
taxes payable in llKHl and for necessary
Property may lill healed toral piivate
..ale t brough
.1. I ?. Y ERN ER, Hanker,
Walhalla, S. C.
.lune ii, UKMt 2:1-211
180 l-l 900.
SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE,
COLUMBIA. S. C.
A. IL, IL S., A. M., LL. H.. L. I.
QiritlNG. COURSES free for Teachers.
n fourteen Professors: :l:l,000 volumes
in biliary: excellent laboratories, class
rooms, gymnasium, inlirmaiy, athletic
grounds. Tuition s|o, other lees -HS a
session: tuition remit ted to needy stn
dents. Expenses $1:1*1 lo >l',".'> a session.
( 'ci I died pupils from forty live acct edit ed
school:* enter its Freshman Class without
KiltraitflO ami Normal Scholarship Rx
aininalions held at every OOUnty scat
Krida v, .Inly 20, I IKK), hy County super
Next session onons Soptomhor ?fl, ItHXi.
Kor l 'at.degue aildress
K, C. WOODWARD,
May ill, 1000.
Livery, Feed and Sale
. . Stable, . .
WALHALLA, S. C.
ood Teams and Saddle Horses.
ertilizors mid Dynamite on Hand nil
thc Year Hound.
HONK No. H.
lins, Bargains !
.awns, Dimities, Dique, D?renlos, Ac,
r Dresses before they aro picked over.
)THlNO, HATS, SH I HTS, LADIES?,
orythltig in Gents' Furnishing (foods
before Inlying and we will save you
ivado and New Orleans Molasses. Try
?ls. In fact wc try to keep everything
i you as clieap or cheaper than you can
LET LIV 10."
mice valuo received for your money.
T EB & CO.
a garment corresponds to
i sterling mark on silver
( 98/,oo ?nc )
fO ORIJI?K? foll TMUSD UAR.MOjn'? w?m
Dr. G. C. Probst,
j > 13 TV rr i s rr ,
Walhalla, S. C.
lillee two Doors Hast of Bank,
Horus : s.:;o A. M. TO 1 P. M. AMI Z TO ti
March 21, 1808.
Dr. W. F. Austin,
DITK'i: HAYS : MONDAYS, FUI DAYS
AND SA I'U RD A VS.
September 7, 1800.
For Sale Cheap.
A newly repaired one horse wagon
(now brakes). Also Leather Top, Seat
and Hack Pllioton. A lew choice Fowls.
Apply at Norman's Up-Town Store.
i ot n or Cash in payment.
rVoLico of i liol Scl
Mcmcnt and LMs
NO TICI'. is hereby given that lim un
dersigned will make application to
D. A. Smith, Ksq,, .lodge of Probate
for Oconee county, in the Stale of South
Carolina, at his ondeo at W alhalla Court
House on Saturday, (he Pith day of
.lune, 1000, ai ll o'clock in the fore
noon, or as soon thereafter as said ap
plication can bi- bearii, for leave to make
lina! settlement of the catato of p. li.
Williams, deceased, and for final dis
charge as Administrator of said estate.
.1. M. CA id,AS.
Administrator of l?state of \t, n. Wil
May in, p.too. 10-2.1
Winthrop Collep;o Scholarship
and Entrance Examination.
rilli K examination for tho award of va
1. cant scholarships In Winthrop Col
lege and fer,the admission ol' new stu
dents will ho hold at tho County Court
House on PitmAV, July 20th, at 0 A. M.
Appltcaids must not bc less (han liftcen
> ca i s ol' agc.
When scholarships are vacated after
. Inly Juth Ihey will be awarded to those
making the highest average at this exami
The cost of attendance. Including
board, furnished room, heat, light and
washing is only ?;s .Mi per month.
T'or further Information and a cata
Pit Ks I OIN i D. p. JOHNSON,
Kock Hill, S. C.
May 24, UHM>. 22 20?