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WALHALLA, S. C. t
viiiriittuAVi JUNK ii, moo.
W. A. COURTENAY, LL. D.
A Prominent South Carolinian Made a Doctor ol
Laws hy thc University ol Nashville.
Tho University of Nashville, at its re
cent commencement, conferred tho hon
orary dogl'00 of Doctor of Laws upon
tho Hon. Wm. Ashmcad Courtenay, of
South Carolina. The terms in which
thia distinction was announced by the
chancellor added to its value. Ile said
that tho institution honored itself in re
cognizing tho long service of Mr. Courte
nay as "philanthropist, patriot and pa
tron of letters."
Tho professor of the I'niveisity who
Comm un lent CR the action of the board of
trustees lo Mr. Courtenay suggests the
unanimity and enthusiasm which at
tended and still attends the conferring of
this honor when he writes: ' Thc col
lege, individually and collectively, scuds
greetings, along with wishes that many
years, abounding in life's best prosperity,
shall be your portion."
Capt. Courtenay is to be congratulated
Oil Ilia election among tho "immortals."
Many who admire Ililli have been in
straits whether to call him "Captain" or
"Mayor" in familiar salutation. Now
their trouble will have an easy relict.
Thoy may greet him now as Doctor
Courtenay.-Charleston News ami Cou
l ier, J une 11.
Doctor Courtenay is called "President"
throughout thc Piedmont, for he is
widely known as thu enterprising Presi
dent of Tho Courtenay .Manufacturing
Company, of Newry, OcoilCO county.
South Carolina, one of thc most success
ful colton mills in the State. By thc
way, where is there nnol her mill president
who is a "LL. I),?" College presidents
frequently have such honors to sit lightly
upon their shoulders because they move
in a charmed circle, where thc bestowal
proceeds upon the principle of "tickle
mc and I tickle you"-but mill presi
dents never. Their thoughts necessarily
run so much upon figuring out the ditter
OUtial in cotton quotations, that few thorn
are who heed the gentle voices (if the
muses, who foster a high standard of
literal y excellence as w eil ns ul linancc
and statecraft. This is another evidence
of the many-sided attainments ol' OcO*
nco's pioneer mill president. "Captain"
on the tented held, "Mayor" ol' Carolina's
metropolis, "President." ot'a great manu
facturing plant, and crowning all as
"Doctor" in thc world ol' letters. Where
is his home ? At Innisfallen, fanned
by tho gentle mountain breezes of thu
nee, and Ocoiico is honored thereby.
A Monument to thc Dclciulcrs ol the Alamo
Saluda Correspondent News and dui
rior: The people of this tow n and county
arc jubilant over the fact thal tho Hon.
W. J, Talbert has succeeded ill obtaining
a favorable report from tho Committee
Oil Library, to whom w as submit ted thc
bill providing for an appropriation of
$li>,iM)t?, to bo used in tho erection ol u
monument on thc public square of Ibis
town to the memory ol Travis. Low ie
and Bonham, thc distinguished trio who
perished in thc memorable defence of
the Alamo. Many letters ol' congratula
tion were this afternoon mailed to Mr.
Talbert. People ol' tin- town and sur
rounding country are ;;cnorally happy
over tlit! prospect ol thc bill becoming
Last fall I sprained my lefl hip while
handling some heavy boxes. .''lo- , Joe tor
I called on said al lust it was a slight
strain ami would soon lie well, but it grew
worse, and tho doctor then said I had
rheumatism, lt continued loccrow worse
and 1 could hardly get around lo work.
1 went to a drug store ami thc druggist
recommended mc to try Chamberlain's
Pain Laim. I tried it ami OliO-luilf of a
50-cont bottlc cured ino entirely. I now
recommend it to all my friends, I'. A.
BAH? on;, Uric, l'a. ll is for sale by ?),
W. Doll. Walhalla. W. J. Lunney, Seneca,
IL D. /'.i merman, Westminster.
Holton Cullan Courts.
HAVANA, June <, Senor Vacenri iso, a
Cuban agent fora well known grade ol
Hour, recently bad a mattel in litigation.
Tho Clerk of thc Court ( ailed upon him
and said that for lour centenes, about
$20, a decision would be rendered in his
favor. Ho refused and ti decision was
rendered against him. Yesterday Hu
Secretary of I he .LuIve of the Cathedral
Court called upon Vitccarisso and told
liim thal for ton centenes the appeal <lc
cisi?n would bc given in his favor. Au
appointment wns made l'or another in
torviow; when a detective was in hid ino,
and arrested thc secretary when h.- was
leaving the building with the money.
County Boards Must he Commissioned.
Cou M u IA i J une ?'. A i toi ney (?enera 1
Bellinger bas rendered au opinion which
is of far reaching importance to the
appointment of members of County
Boards of Control ul dispensaries, The
question came before him through the
matter being suhmittotl lo bim ns lo the
right ot tho State Board of Directors lo
make changes in thc ( omits Board ol
Bamberg as recommended by tho Sena
tor from that county ami delegation.
In reviewing al some length tho law and
slat ules incident io the particular ease
tho Attorney (?cuer?l draws the conclu
sion that no board Is legally appointed
unless tho members have a commission
from tho Governor, li luis not hoon cns
tomnry heretofore for County Lo,mis in
receive such commissions and according
lo thc opinion all must receive sue!? com
missions lo make theil ads legal. The
Slate Hoard ol' Control did not act Olv
thc matter, hut il will bc brought up at
tho meeting hcxl Wednesday.
Neglect is tho short BtOp KO many take
fruin a cough or enid lo consumption.
The early uso of Ono Minnie Cough
Cure prevents consumption, ll is the
only harmless remedy thal gives imme
diate results, lt euren all ilno.it and
lung I roubles. Children all like il and
motil?is endorse it. ?), W. Bell,
The Senate, Oil Tuesday, confirmed
Hm nomination of (.encrai Joseph
Wheeler as a Biigadier Gciicial in thc
OUR SOLDIERS' HOME.
Tho Suygcbiion Touches? a Responsivo
Editor? Cour.iKit: I BOO Itt your last
?BSUO a proposition to build a homo for
thu Coufodorato soldiers In Oconco
County, ?is well at Itt all tho counties. I
think this is tho most feasible and hu
mano plan that bas yot baou put for
ward to aid our noble and well deserv
ing old soldiers in their last days, lt
would he far bettor than a homo by tho
State, as it would enable tho soldiors of
each county to spend their last days
among their relatives, friends and ac
quaintances. It would bo a comfort to
au old soldier, oven in ono of theso
county homos to know that his last days
were being spent whore ho was born and
raised; among thoso whom ho holds
j nearest and dearest. And in caso of a
contagious or malignant disoaso break
ing out lu tho State it would bo oasior to
This plan to take caro of thoso old
citizen soldiors should moot with tho ap
proval of all. lt would OOSt no ono any
thing hardly, and at tho same timo it
would insure our deserving old soldiers
a homo of their own during their ro
main ing years.
Now, as one who had no hand In tho
war, which cost those old soldiors tho
best days of their lives, and in many
cases the loss of hoalth and bodily
limbs, I am constrained to say if wo
ever intomi to do anything for thom, let
us do il while they live. So I, out of roy
li tintt.'d lo of this world's goods, ant
willing to , vo live or ten dollars to as
sist in building a home in Oconco after
thc plan outlined.
Now, to make all tho sacrifices and in
cur all the suffering incident to war as
did thc Confederate soldier, ought to
give him a place in t ho momory and affec
tions of his contd ry mon, so that in his last
days he would be provided with at least
a home and the common necessaries of
lifo. Hut, alas! for tho obi soldier. Wo
meet him every day bowed down with
care and want and seo his brow over
shadowed with the sil very frost? of many
winters, plodding his way wearily along,
hoping that the into will come when
there will he something better in store
for hint. So, to tho people of Oconco,
lol us get together and do as has boen
suggested: lluy a good farm somewhere
in tho county and dot it with comforta
ble cottages and give it to all tho old
soldiers and their widows, who have no
land, as a home free of rent tho balance
of their lives, and winni the last one has
passed away let Hie property revert to
the donors or their heirs. Hy this plan
no one will lose anything and those old
fellows who went through tho liery or
deal from IS01 to ISOTi will have tho con
solation of knowing that their devotion
to country has been appreciated, and
that their hopes anil expectations for
better things have not ticen in vain.
Again, you gentlemen who are asking
the old soldiers to help elect you to
ellice, will you not holy in carrying to
success this enterprise, so that history
may never record the sa?! and disgrace
ful fact that ( harnee county let her sol
diers die in want, or in thc poor house.
May the soldier's name
Koro vor bo a part of our country's fame,
And over bis grave lie planted
Thc evergreen and loving trea
Of sweet and endearing momorio.
An Interesting Letter from thc State Capitol.
Coi.i MU?A, s. C., .lune ll, 1000.-Mrs.
\V. C. Smith is in Anderson at tho bed
side of her daughter, Mrs. Dean, who
has been seriously ill for the past week.
I. I!. Heid, of the Southern Hail way
freight ( ulice, and G. T. Grove, of tho
Dispatcher's < tilico, went on tho annual
outing ol' the railway employees al Ward,
S. i !., last Thursday.
Work was begun last Monday oil the
excavation of tho new union passenger
station on Lincoln street, near tho South
Caro, aa and Georgia Junction. This
building will cost over $100,000 and will
IM.of tho ll nest in the South, lt
will he used jointly by tho Southern
Hallway ami Atlantic Coast Line, tho
Seaboard Air Line having erected their
own in sidney Lark.
Thc all absorbing question at present
Inn' is, "Where will we go for the sum
mer and "Where can we spend our
vacation most pleasantly ?" Apropos
these (piedions, I would like to call lo
the attention of the good people of Wal
halla the fact that asa summer resort
Walhalla is almost unheard of in this
part of the Mate, lu examining tho
sum mer railroad route's to mountain re
sorts this year, as published in the news
papers, I Mud Walhalla not even men
tioned. Why is it. thal some of your
enterprising citizens do not look into this
matter and have the placo advertised'.'
I Icndci son ville, Tryon, Saluda and other
North Carolina points spend their time
and money iii advertising and year hy
year travel lo these points has increased
10 such an extent that accommodations
must ho seemed far in advance of tho
season. All Ibis lime this class of travel
has been gradually tailing away from
W alhalla and community. Walhalla has
i just claim for this summer travel, with
lier unexcelled water and climate, and if
proper efforts were pul forth thora is no
reason why she should Hot got it. There
seems lo be a greater volume of 111 i H
Havel Ibis yeal (han ever Indore. With
cheap railroad rates and money plentiful,
11 is no longer tba) only tho rich can lake
a .slimmer ?mling, but nearly all classes
id i.plo take advantage of it, stir np.
Spend II few dollars in printers' ink and
seo thal the daily newspapers aro repre
sented in your town hy a live hustling
I'.orresiiondenl who is not afraid to say
II word sometime for your town and lol
Hie outside world know that you are
living and iud for yourself alone.
<;. T. GKOVK.
Retribution in Florida.
SM AM , I i.\., Juno I". A tragedy oc
curred south of here a few days ago, Ibo
particulars of which aro just at hand.
K?mest Hardwick, a While farmer, was
<et upon hy a gaiig Of negroes and beaten
m badly thal ho died in a few hours,
'lily one of I he negroes was caught and
teni to juli,
Two nights alter tho murder a mob
kvonl io (ho house of John Sanders, a
tupposcd accessory of tho (aime, and
die) him to death as he stood in Ins
hun way. Another negro, innocent of tho
murder, was also killed. Holli bodies
?ti rally shot lo pieces and pint of shot
ind bullets were afterwards gathered up
from t lie plate
(?en. Cronje Should Have ll.
Li;\oiit. V ( ., Kohruary h'>. 1000.
send one-half gross OOOSO Grease Lini
ment, ?'?'?> cent size. Then! is no doubt as
o the curativo powers of Goose Gr?as?!
Liniment. We have used dillercnt Uni
neills, hut yours excels all.
VOIDS truly, 11 KN K KI, Hitos.
These people are among tho largest
lealers in mules and hornes in tho Stato.
SOUTH CAROLINA'S CLAIMS.
Tillman's D?i fot- Hoir Payment Pusse?
WASHINGTON, Juno 8.-Senator Till
man has had a hard tight all along tho
lino lu his efforts to got an adjustment
of tho olaluib of tho Stato against tho
United States for inonoy oxpendod by
tho Stato duriug fio war of 1812 and tho
Florida war of ISM. Strong opposition
was manifostcd in tho eommittoo on ap
propriations to tho amondmont ofl'orod
by tho Senator to tho sundry civil bill,
but ho llnally succeodod in having tho
amendment reported by tho eommittoo.
When tho amondmont was considered in
tho Souato it was tho subjoct of muoh
debato, and rojectod, but tho Senator
asked for a reconsideration, and aftor
two hours of dobnto, tho amondmont
was passod. Tho Houso, ho wovor, ro
fusod to accopt tho action of tho Souato
on tins itom, and tho amondmont was
defeated lu conferonco. Sonator Till
man, anticipating this action, had pre
viously introduced a bill in tho Senate
providing for a settlement of theso
claims against tho govcrnmont. lie
callod it up, and aftor debato, tho bill
?vas passed by tho Senate.
THE NEWS FROM SENECA.
Local Happenings in Briol-Tho Once-a-Wock
Officers-Rollfliotis Mccling Closos.
SKNKCA, .lune 12.-Tho meeting
recently conducted at tho Baptist church
closed Sunday night, when twenty-live
candidates for church membership were
immersed. Four of tho now members
wore immersed in a running sire;' n in
tho afternoon. There wore received
into tho church six members by lettor
from other churches.
ADDITIONAL AKKIVAi.s 1M?O.M SCHOOL.
Miss Mary Cherry, ono of Seneca's
most popular young ladies who has
spent tho past session as a student at
tho Collego for Women, Columbia,
returned homo Tuesday.
Miss Lulu Qiguillillt has arrived from
Hock Mill, where she held a scholarship
from Ocouoo County, in tho Winthrop
Normal and Industrial College.
Charles Gignilliat, Marshall Jordan,
EugOllO and Eustace Hopkins are at
home, having been attendants at Clem
I.NTKUKSTINO Tit ll* TO I.OIISVII.I.K.
Mr. M. W. Coleman spoilt several days,
after Hie el OSO of tho Confederate Vet
erans Kennion, enjoying the sights of
tho City of Louisville Ho had a most
interesting trip, and noticed that South
Carolina, as usual, was quite prominent
in the reunion. Mr. Coleman preserved
SOV ral mementos of tho occasion.
Kl.VA nos AI nu: ox< ic-A-w r.r.K.
At the next meeting of tho ()nee-a
Week Club, to bo held at I he home of
Mrs. W. A. Lowery Friday afternoon, an
election of ofticors will occur.
The students' Club, at its last mooting,
discussed Edwin Markham's "Tho man
with the Hoe," and tho famous painting
of Millet, hy which thc poem was inspired.
Tho club elected two new members,
Misses Wynona Moore and Eleanor Cig
VA ItlOUS M ATTEUS,
A number of Souoca people attended
tho commencement exercises of Clemson
('(diego, and others wore prosont at the
hall Monday night.
Mrs. Mabry, of Abbeville, is spending
the summer at Mrs. C. K. Livingston's.
Mrs. Joel Smith, of Abbeville, visited
at the home of Mrs. C. K. Livingston last
Liout. L. W. Jordan, Jr., is expected
home on a three months' furlough, im
mediately after thc National Democratic
Convention which ho Will attend at Kan
sas City, Ho is stationed at Ft, Leaven
worth, and bas been enjoying thc delight
ful social advantages of the city of
Miss Lucile McKee is the charming
guest of Mrs. IO, A. Hines.
The many friends of Mi Clifford
Zacher.) are glad to welcome ber return
Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Todd are enjoying a
two weeks stay at Buffalo, N. Y.
Miss Lena Frierson, of Anderson, is
with Miss Ellen Todd during Mrs. Todd's
absence from town.
Miss Elizabeth Browne, of AtlantaWas
the guest of Mrs. Stokes Sll'iblillg one
day last. week.
Dr. E. C. Doylo is visiting Mrs. Doyle,
who is spending some time in Laurens.
Lev. (L F. Clarkson preached at Hie
Methodist, church Sunday afternoon,
attending tho mooting at the Baptist
church in tho morning.
Mr. D. A. Smith, of Walhalla, spent
Sunday in Seneca.
Miss Bessie Wilson is visiting relativos
at West minster.
Mr. George Coleman has spent tho
past few days as one of a pleasant house
party at tho homo of Dr. Orr in Ander
Misses Emma Wickliffe and Corrio
Hhinnoy, pretty college girls from Wal
halla, visited their friend, Miss Ella
Richardson, Otto day last week, return
ing, Miss Wickliffe from Limestone, and
Miss IMiinnoy from Williitmston.
Mrs. Boland Lowery left Tuesday for
The ware house of Mr. Stokes S tri Il
ling is found quito convenient by tin;
merchants. Mr. Stl'ibling ls agent for
the immense Chicago linn of Swift A
Co., and had ono of their largo refrig
orator ears in front of his warehouse on
ii recent day.
Mrs. J. !'". Dilhud and little Miss Paris
Dillard visited Fort Hill last. week.
Mr. II. ,), Gignilliat went to Atlanta
tho ll rsl of I ho week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Shnnklin, of I'd
?Ol', visited friends here this week.
Miss Sallie Davis, ol' Richland, spoil I
Munday in Seneca,
Miss Leah I Lo per has rel i nod to town.
Mrs. Julia Johnson, of Atlanta, arri ved
one day hist week to visit hers. . c -, Mrs.
W. I*. Heid.
Work in Ibo park is progressing nicely
md the fountain has been commenced,
MAUI E. SWANS.
The Appetite Of a Cont
ls envied by all poor dyspeptics whose
stomach lind livor aro out of order. Al!
inch should know thal Dr. King's New
Life Hills, tho wonderful stomach ami
livor remedy, gives a splendid appetite,
Wlllld digestion and a regular bodily
Imbil that insures perfect health anil
groat energy, Only 25 couts at all drug
stores in the cornily.
-The right of way now belongs lo the
two great National Conventions. The
Lepublican limited will make IMiilndoL
|)hia on Tuesday, June Huh, and the
Democratic, special will pull into Kansas
[Mtv on Wednetday, July lin. The two
Williams, McKinley mid Brynn, aro wali
ng at their respective stations to bc
taken on, and it only remains for the
platforms io bo let down for them to
A Card ol Thanks.
I wish lo say thal I feel under lasting
ibligations for what Chamberlain's
'..ugh Itomcdy has done for our family.
iVo have used il in so many cases of
lOllghs, lung troubles and whooping
lOUgll, and it has always gi ven the most
lorfocl satisfaction, wo fool greatly in
loblod to tho manufacturers of this
emody ami wish them to please accept
MU' hearty thanks. Lisped f Illly, Mit-.
>. DOTV, Des Moines, Iowa. For sale by
I. W. Bell. Walhalla, W. J. Lunney,
>oncca, ll. IL Zimmerman, Westminster.
Mm Hm D&Long,
of Bclniylervlllo, N. V., who pervert In
Company E. Ot li Vermont Volantoorn, hail
other foes to but Mo with nf I cr lils rotura
iront I,?.. lalo war. Ho recently wroto;
"I have used Dr. Miles' Restorative
Nervine for nervousness brought oa by
the use of tobacco and too close applica
tion to business. It gave nie prompt
relief without leaving any unpleasant
effects. The result was beneficial and ,
lasting. I heartily endorse it,"
is told by ?ill ?Iruegists on gunrantee, i
first buttle benefits or lunney back.
Hook on heart and nerves sent free.
Dr. Milos Modical Company, Elkhart, Ind.
WASHINGTON, .lune 7.-Representative
Livingston, of Georgia, the ranking mi
nority of the House Conimittoo on Ap- 1
proprintions, made tho following state- '
mont to-day as to tho appropriations '
mado by the first session of tho 50th '
Congress, from the standpoint of the
"Notwithstanding the enormous ap
propriations for limn on account of tho
Spanish-Cuban war tho army and navy 1
appropriations for this session aro $r>0,- '
000,000 in excess of those for the last 1
session, riic statement I submit shows !
also that in every department of tho '
Qo vor mn ont, beginning with tho agri- '
cultural and ending with tho permanent '
appropriations, wo havo increased at
this session tho amounts authorized at
tho last session. And when to tho ag- '
gregate we add tho amounts that should 1
have been appropriated at this session, 1
but which have been deferred, for no '
good reason, or at least for reasons that '
need no explanation on tho part of those
in control-amounts whioh must be ap
propriated at tho second session of this
Congress, such ns that necessary lo com
plote tho Nicaragua Canal, (the bill hav
ing passed the House, carrying authori
zation of an expenditure of $111,000,*
nun,) ?md also that usually appropriated
for rivers and harbors, $10,000,000; and
for public buildings and grounds, $.'),000,*
OOO, and four outstanding claims, esti
mated at $10,000,000-if, I say, we add
snti.uikl.tiiio to tho sum stated in the
tallie, $700,720,170, wo would have a
grand total of $870,720,470 for this ses
sion alone. And thus the total shown in
the exhibit is not quito complote or fair,
considering that such large amounts
that must IK; met are withhold for the
next session. I submit that lo bo fair
we should let cindi fiscal year lake can;
Of all necessary appropriations, and not
unload Ibis year oil thc fiscal year 1002
that should bo provided for and included
in the fiscal year 1001. I call attention
also to thc constant and general increase
in the appropriations for pensions ami
likewise lo tho legislativo, executive and
judicial appropriations. 'these items
could not have been all'ectcd to any
great extent by tho .Spanish-Cuban war.
lt shows, indeed, an increase, as Indore
slated, all along the line, despite tho fact
thal the committee on public buildings
and grounds have hold back all matters
before thom and the committee Oil rivers
and harbors all mailers before I hem,
with two or three exceptions, and nil ac
counts and claims have been practically
barred from consideration al thin ses
Mr. Livingston then gives a large table
showing the appropriations for the years
1807 to 1001, inclusive, and continues:
"lt should he borne in mind that in tho
case of (he above noted appropriations
for the navy, the authorization of (be
eight new battleships involves an ulti
mate expenditure for construction, ar
mor and armament of something like
$50,000,000, not one dollar of w hich is
now appropriated for and does not figure
in the navy item, bill must be met in
ful ure years. Tho dominant party at
tempted to commit this Congress at this
session, and doubtless will renew their
efforts at tho coming session to commit
tho Covcriinioill te what is known as tho
ship subsidy scheme, WIdell involves tho
sum of $120,000,000 to he expended
throughout a period of years."
Would Not Sufi or so Again (or Fifty Times
1 invoke last night with severe pains in
my stomach. I never foll so badly in all
my life When I caine down to work
this morning I felt so weak I could
hardly work. I went lo Miller iV McC tl la
dy's drug store ami they recommended
Chaiinbei Iain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoe! Itemody. li worked like magie
and one dose lixed me all right. Il cer
tainly is the finest thing I ever used tor
stomach trouble, I shall not be without
il in HIV luune horenftcr, for I should not
care to endure tho sullerings of last night
again for Hf ty times its price--0. ll.
WILSON, Liveryman, llurgotlstown,
Washington Co., ?'a. This rcinedv is for
sale by.I. W. Roll. Walhalla. W. .1. Lun
ney, Seneca, ll. I'.. Kimmorman, West
Bryan has all hui Thirty.
ClIlt'AOO, .lune 8.- Senator Jones,
Chairman of the National Democratic
Committee, is ox pee ted here next week.
Rrynil Will meet him here shortly after
his arrival and plans will he discussed
for tho Kansas City convention.
Koon interest is Liken by theofllclnl na
tiona! headquarters in the reports from
tho Democratic Slate Con veillions. Up
lo (lalo twenty-four Stales have held con
volitions. Of these twenty two, ropro
senl ing Cid del?galos, Instructed for
l?iyan. Maryland and New Jersey are
unpledged, lilyan lacks thirty in:, i neted
votes ol' having a majority.
Starvation never yet cured dyspepsia.
I'orsotlfl with Indigestion are already
half starved. They need plenty of
wholesome food. Kodol Dyspepsia
t/1110 (HgOSlS wllill yen oat so the body
can be nourished while the worn out, or
gans are being reconst nu ted. lt ?s tho
only preparation known that will in
staidly relieve and completely ? ure all
stomach troubles. 'Fry il if you are suf
fering from indigestion, ll will certainly
do you good* Ji \V? Roll,
FOR SOUTHERN DEVELOPMENT.
Incro?isod Appropriations Mado by Congress
for Rlvor Moasuromonts.
Southoru Sonaturs and Roprosontativcs
in Congress did some good work during
tho closing daye of tho sossiou in tlio in
terest of manufacturing dovolopmont
for tho South, It is woll known that
tho Southoru wator-coursoB nro heilig
utilized to a great oxtont for power to
run factories and planta and for electri
cal purposes, and in many of tho smaller
streams it becomes necessary, bolero
capital will invest, to <lotormiuo tho How
and consequent powor which they are
oapablo of producing.
This is being dune through ollicial
stream lncaBuretnonts and gaugingK by
tho United States Geological Survey, and
wliou au increased appropriation of
??100,000 for this purpose wns opposod in
C'ongroBB, it brought Souators Butler, of
North Carolina, Clay, of Georgia, Kop*
rcBontativo Livingston, of Jcorgia, and
nt hers to their foot in defense of a work
of snell vital interest to their States and
to all those sections which coutoin any
possibiliticH for manufacturing develop
ment. Not only this, but Senator Hut
lor demanded tbat $260,000 ho appropri
ated instead of tho $100,000 recom
mended hy tho Sonate Appropriations
"This work of tho Geological Survoy,"
said .Senator lintier, "is of great impor
tance to tho South, livery man in
North Carolina S00B the great commer
cial and practical val no of tho work,
livery man who wants to estahlish a
BOtton factory wants to know exactly
liow much water power thoro is in a
particular stream, because then ho can
tlooido whether ho will build tho factory
thoro or not, and if ho does build it
lhere, whether ho must supplement it
with steam powoi."
Senator ('lay strongly advocated tho ? ]<
incl ease in the appropriation as some
thing justly duo the South. Ho stated
that tho appropriation had gradually in
creased from $?,(XX) for this purpose to
? 10,000, lo $40,000 and then to $50,000,
iud now $100,000 was recommended hy
tho Senate Appropriations Committee
lt was hero proposed to increase this
imount to $2.r>0,000. He did not know,
lie said, of any appropriation that had
boon of moro relativo benefit to tho peo
ple of tboStatoof Georgia. Ho cited a
BOBO where capitalists refused to estab
lish their plant bocauso tho Govornmont
could not furnish data showing tho ca
pacity of a stream whoso power they
intended to utilizo. Since then appro
priations had boon applied, the desired
data furnished by thc Geological Survey,
Lhc power of tho stream developed, and
over a million dollars invested by these
"In my opinion," concluded Senator
Clay, "this appropriation is of vast im
portance. So far as my Stato is con
cerned, wc realize that when wc develop
our water powor and utilizo our raw
material, we give employment lo our
idle labor and build up tho South."
After considerable debato along these
lines Senator Dlltlor's amendment pre
vailed and $260,000 was inserted. In tho
House, the friends of the mcasuro wcro
not so well organized and tho amount
was cut down to tho$100,000. Congress
men who favored tho measure, however,
took occasion to speak strongly in bo
half of moro liberal appropriations in
tho near future, and stated distinctly
that they would ho demanded. Kopro
son tali ve Livingston, of Goorgia, do
dared the i m port SHOO to thc whole pee
pie of tho work of tho Geological Sur
vey, and emphasized its groat value to
mining interests, as well as in mailers
nf stream measurements, prevention of
stream polution, irrigation, drainage,
and general waler supply, and stated
thal thc South wa*; only in the begin
ning of her dovolopmont.
"In my section of tho country," lu
said, "wo are Hooded with lett ?rs from
every quarter of the Inion inquiring
?ibout water powor, and many relate to
the question of the supply for mining in
the mineral regions."
Mr. Livingston hoped, he said, that in
tho futuro Congress would deal more
liberally with this important question
that $100,000 was a mm e pit tania; when
it had to ho spread over tho whoh
United Stales, ami thal los Siaie nloilC
dionhl have $800,000 or $000,000 to prop
arly oom plo to tho work. Ho proposod,
lie said, from this timo oe lo work for
better recognition for tho South ?it thc
bands of Congress along this important
line, and bc served notice upon his col
leagues that larger appropriations for
Lids work must bo forthcoming, and
.bat tho sooner they were made the hol
er for the pcoplo of the country.
Tho work of the stream measure
ments hy tho United States Geological
Survey is an important clement in build
ing np tho manufacturing industries of
Ibo South, more especially since it has
been found practicable hy electrical
transmission to concentrate tho power
furnished by small streams, at a central
point suitable for a factory site. Capi
tal, however, is slow to venturo until it
knows from indisputable nut liol i ly what
lie capacities of strenms are, ?iud that
they are not liable to run dry or low at the
tri tics! lime when power may bo mosl
ii-eded. In this way the stream meas
iromonts of the Govornmont, covering
i period of years, ?ire extremely vaina
ile, furnishing an accurate basis upon
ivhloh to estimate power. An appro
.nation of $20,0(10 was secured early in
he session for tho carrying on of this
ivork up to .Inly 1st, and just prior to
lu- adjournment of Congross nu addi
ional appropriation of $100,000 was ob
tained, very largely through tho vigor
?is oflorls and co-operation of Southern
toprosontali vos and Souators.
I CONSUMPTION I
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50c and f 1.00 ? nil itrilRp-t?ti,
i*or the first time in tho history of this
(OVOrnmont wemen will ho admitted this
,'car to the Hoer of a National Convoil
ion of ono of the leading political par
ies. Mrs. West is a member of the
dabo delegation to the Ropllblicail C?II
ron tl on in Philadelphia ami another
vornan from Utah. Tho former ?H re
garded as a valuable member of tho Ita
mblioan party and may be heard from
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DEATH OF JOHN RENNIE BLAKE.
romtnonl Educator and Philanthropist ot
John Kennie Blake, educator and phil
nthropist, died nt Greenwood on Juno
th, aced seventy-five years. Ho was
oin there, and Ri nco retiring from col
ige work has resided quietly at his old
onie. He was a pillar in the Preshy
ariail church. Prepared hy tho famous
istructor, John I.eslio, Mr. Make
ntcrcd tho University of Georgia, where
o was graduated in 1840 with second
onor in a class numbering twenty-thrco,
e delivering the Latin salutatory. Im
mediately on completing his college
muse Mr. Hluko accepted a private
oliool ill tho family of Ex-Governor
lammond, residing on his plantation
ear Augusta. After teaching there for
onie time he was appointed, in 18;VJ, lo
ompletc the endowment of a professor
hip in Oglethorpe College, Georgia. In
658 lie was elected professor of natural
BIOIICO and mathematics in the Synod!
al Female College of Georgia. During
his term of service he attended Harvard
'niversity, engaged in post grad?alo
fork there ami became intimately asso
iatcd with Agassiz, who remained a
leadfast friend. On the nomination of
igassi/. he was elected a corresponding
icinber of tho Natural History Society
f Boston in 1S.Y?. Mr. Blake was elected
u tho chair of natural science in the col
3ge established by the Synod of Mein
iiis, including tho Presbyterian church
f the Western States. This young hi
tit ution, amply equipped, seemed des
ined to accomplish much, but was swept
way in the war. His greatest work was
t Davidson CollogJ, North Carolina,
lhere ho was for twenty-live years, and
ceanic its first president, when tho prosi
oncy was substituted for the ohairmau
liip system. Since IS85, when, dospito
bc wishes of all concerned, he retired
rom the presidency of Davidson, he has
ived quietly at (?recnwood. Prof. Blake's
cquosts to charity aro Humorous. Some
ears ago he gave $11,000 to found an
nfirmnry in one of the missionary dis
riets in China. lu 1805, finding his
lOaltll impaired, and that he would no
unger need to preserve his books, ho
onatcd his entire library to tho Clinton
?ollogo, which is connected with thc
'horn well Orphanage.
Ivy poisoning, poison wounds and all
tber accidental injuries may he quic kly
ured by using Dewitt's Witch Hazel
alvo, lt is also a certain cure for piles
nd skin diseases. Take no oilier.
J. W. Bell.
ix Persons Make Escape from Laurens Jail.
Co i.i ' M ut A , S. C., June '.?.-Thc Lan
dis county jail was emptied of prison
is lasl night without tho sherill's con
oid. There were six negroes in tho
ol and the ring leader in the delivery is
tipposcd to have been John Coleman,
rho two months ago, while working on
lie chaingang, knocked the guard 801)80
(ss, took his rille and Hod and then
angorously wounded a citizou in the
08SO who effected his capture, lt was
liought Ibo wounds Coleman then re
oivod would provo fatal, but ho soon
OCOVOrcd. Two iron bars in his cell
nor were cut through with a knife bars
rokoi) out tho window and a la? 1er
lade of blankets, then Coleman invited
lie other t?i join him. None have been
The Chinese ask, "bow is your liver'.1''
ist011(1 of "How do you do?" for when
lie liver is active the health is good.
((.Witt's Litlle Karly Piscis aro famous
Mc pills for tho liver and bowols. J.
Negroes Lynch a Netjro.
CH A ITANOOI..\, TI.NN., June 5.-Dago
'?de, a worthless negro, was lynched by
mob composed oxoluSivoly ?if his own
iee yesterday near Tutwilor, Miss.
lc assaulted Hie wife of Allen Duncan,
negro farmer. She was at home with
1)0 chlldroil when Dago Pide arrived,
lo attempted to make her follow him to
10 woods, hut she escaped and gave tho
kum. A band Of negroes gathered
uicUly and orderly and followed Pete
i Wells, where he was captured, lil
as brought back to the 8C0I10 of his
lime ami after being identified was
Hung up lo a tree near Tutwilor. The
bile people could have prevented the
mobing, but as it was condnoted by
egl'OOS they offorod no interference.
Four Killed hy Lightning.
J A? u SON VI i.i.i . Fi.A., 'une 7.- Tom
oiikins, Peter York, Harry Davis ami
eter Wiggins, ?ill colored, employees
f the Merrill .Stevens Kngilicoring Coin
any, were killed by lightning at I
'clock this afternoon while al work
udor tho steamer Commodore Barney,
aided out Oil tho ways at South Jack
Hivillc. Four toOII oilier men were
docked, some of them seriously. Wig
ins's nook was broken, but not a mark
p poa rod on the body of either of thc
ead men. Several of tho injured bad
loll' Scalps badly torn and lacerated,
he boll shuck a large chain that is
se?l in the ways to haul out th?! steamers
nd ran down to tho men who were at
'ork on tho bull, of the Injurod four
re w hito mechanics.
lt is estimated that the Kgyplian col
in crop this year will be equivalent to
(HMi.tHX) American halos.
_r on Your Pans
Geanliness is one virtue of the Wickless Blue Flame
^ Oil Stove that good housekeepers appreciate. Perfect
safety is another. Convenience and cool cooking are others.
If you're figuring on
ing money on fuel
?ummer, figure on
1 you can buy-thc
InmpT. No odor,
have them, write to
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Livery, Feed and Sale
. . Stable, . .
WALHALLA, S. C.
Good Teams and Saddle Horses.
Forllli ors mid Dynamite on Hand all
Hie Year Hound,
ri I ON E No. ll.
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-H DON'T TAKE OUR WORD, HUT
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fm * Our New Stock of Ol gaudies, Lawns, Dimities, Tique, Percales, ?fcc.,
B (iud buy your Spring and Summer Dresses before they are picked over.
We have a full lino of CLOTHING, HATS, SHIRTS, LADIES',
CENTS' and CIIILDR?N'S SHOES, and everything in Gents' Furnishing Goods
that arc strictly up-to-date. Give us a call before buying and wo will savo you
Wo have on hand some genuino Muscavado and >Tew Orleans Molasses. Try
nie gallon and you will want moro.
Wagon and Buggy Material of all kinds. In fact wo try to keep everything
you want or need, ami will be glad to sell to you as cheap or cheaper than you can
buy elsewhere. Our motto: "LIVE AND LET LIVE."
Give us your patronage, and wo guarantee value received for your money.
C A R T E R & 0 0.
on a garment corresponds to
tho ?ter I Inp; mark on sUye!*'
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VBAVD OADFUa FOR TltBSO QAItMINHI X&ttR
Dr. G. G. Probst,
D l? TV rr 1ST,
Walhalla, S. C.
Officio two Doors East ot* Bank,
Horus : 8.30 A. M. TO 1 i?, M. ANO 2 TO (J
March 24, 1808.
Clemson College Notes.
Cl.KMSON C'Ol.I.KO K, illino 0. - KV01"J
hotly is praising the magnificent address
of Dr. Winston, lt is to bo hoped that
he wilt soon allow its publication in full.
At their meeting yesterday tho bon rd
af trustees deeitletl to double tho capac
ity of thc textile school and to erect a
plant for the use of tho botanist. Dr.
A. P. Andorson was elected entomologist,
and Mr. C. C. Newman horticulturist!
Dr. Ilartzog has appointed Mr. S. K.
Idles, ol" tho graduating class, to be a
Major of tho military department.
Tho Alumni Association mot yester
day t cl elected Mr. li. li. Tillman, Jr.,
as the Alumni Orator for 1001, with Mr.
ll. ll. Dodd, of tito graduating ( lass, as
alternate. Thc following officers were
elected: President W. W. Klugh; Vice
Presidents, lt, K. Dee and D. ll. Henry;
Secretary, ll, F, Robertson; Correspond
ing Secretary, A. 13. Bryan; Treasurer,
IT, O. Smith.
Mr. Ralph McLendon, of the class of
'Ob, delivered the alumni address hist,
evening to ft large and appreciative
audience. Mr. Mci,cmlon made tillite a
reputation as a pttbllO speaker while in
college, and those who knew him were
liol surprised to hear a good speech.
Dr. Ilni't/.Og presided. Ile impressed
im tho young men the fact that thc Col
lego is judged through its graduales.
Ile was glad to introduce as the alumni
urator one who had proved himself a
worthy son of Clemson. The S tl bj Oct of
Mr. Mci.tuition's speech was "Tho Km?
hlems of Ciphers." Ile laitl stress on
Hit; importance of having an ideal in
life, held out hope for the future and
diowed how wo may build even on thc
mistakes wo ha.c made.
This morning (he weather is fi 110 and
the audience, is large.
Tho faculty, followed by the senior
lass, inarched from Hit; President's ofllco
into tho Chapel at ll o'clock. The exer
cises were opened with prayer hy the
Kev. H. H. Slackhoiiso, of Pendleton.
Mrs. I). K. Norris was af the exercises
Mr. C. H. I). Bums, of Walhalla, is
Mr. .1. S. Canis and Mr. .1. Krank
Hrca/cale, of the classes of '07 and 'WI
respectively, are here.
Mr. I!. H. Tillman, Jr., accompanied
by his Histor, Miss lama, caine in yester
Mr. V. H. McFadden, a prominent
farmer of Kock Hill, is hero.
OF PICK DAYS : MONDAYS, FRIDAYS
September 7, 180?.
SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
A. lt.; I?. S., A. M., LL.lt.. Lt I.
SPRING COURSES froo for Teachers.
Fourteen Professors; 83,000 volumes
in liluary: excellent, laboratories, class
rooms, gymnasium, infirmary, athletic
grounds. Tuition $in, other fees $18 a
session; tuition remitted to needy stu
dents. Kxpenses $?lftf) to S|7") a session.
Certified pupils from forty-five accredited
schools enter its Freshman (Mass without
ox timi nation.
Kntrance and Normal Scholarship Kx
nminatious bold at every county seat
Fri day, July 20, 1000, hy County Super
Next session opens September 20, l'.ioo.
For Catalogue address
F. C. WOODWARD,
May .11, lunn. 22-80
TO BUY A HOME.
Sale for Division by the Heirs
of the Lute Mrs. C. Meyer.
Til REF DWELLINGS IN MIDWAY.
WI I.I. SELL AT PUDIO AUCTION
at the Court House at Walhalla,
s.e., on MONDAY", Ju l.v 2l>, 1000, at
ll o'clock A. M.:
1, The lot of land with buildings
thereon in Midway, on the North side of
the road leading from Walhalla to West
Union, known as Lot Mo. I on plat of
lands of the estate of Catherine Moy Ol',
made by I. IL Harrison June 1st, 1000,
measuring and containing seven-eight hs
(i) of an acre, more or less, adjoining G.
h. McGcO on Last and Lot No. 2 on
2. Also, lot of land with tho buildings
thereon, known as Lot. No. 2, on plat
nbovo mentioned, next West of thc
ftbovO described lol, measuring ami con
taining seven-eighths (i) of an acre, more
or les.*, adjoining Lol No. 1 on Last, and
?md Lot :'. on West.
:;. Aiso, lot of land with the buildings
thereon known as Lot No. :? in plat above
mentioned, being next West of lot last
(ibovo desc ribed, measuring ami contain
ing two (2) acres, more, or less, adjoining
hoi No. 2 on the Last and Kev. .1. (1. Law
un the West.
TERMS : Cash. Purchasers to pay all
laxes payable in 1000 and for necessary
Property may h.' treated for at privat0
J. I). VKRNKR. Hanker,
Walhalla, S. C.
.lune 0, 1000. 23-20