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The Artillery Wants More Exercise.
Editors Courier j It is apparent to
?ll who read it tba ti. O. 17 C. S.
Headquarters, Department of the
Kiist, prescribing the course in alb
tetics and giving lists of exercises
suitable for military tournaments
ami athletic contests, was prepared
hy an infantry officer for the use of
It is thought that in this depart?
meut whert the proportion of artil
lery to infantry posts is about fifty
five to eight, more attention should
bu devoted to contests suitable to
The following are suggest? d for
tho ?se when the subject of the re
vision of this order is under consid
eration, as being peculiarly suitable
for artillery and those in which from
long practice may be expected to
1. "J'JO yard dash, up a stairway at
ingle of 45 degrees, cadi contestant
to carry one section of cartridge for
i2-inch gun, weight 7" pounds.
2. For teams of two men : To haul
a I,OOO-pound projectile for 12-inch
_?u ii from ground t<> top of ll ag-sta ff,
using a "Triplex" block and chain.
8. For teams of two men : To pro?
iel a mortar truck loaded with one
1,000-pound projectile two hundred
yards, making four complete circles
five yards ?ll diameter about suitable
obstacles on rout oaoh course con
taining tWO ramps twenty feet long
with a slope <d' one on two.
I. For teams of tour men : To re
tract a TJ inch gun on disappearing
?rtrrirtgO tour limes in succession, fir
ing a blank cartridge each lime the j
run is tripped, at an imaginary
. .tierny 12,000 yards distant. Contest
rants to be inspected at (dose of eon
lest and any teams showing signs of
lurspiring to be thrown out.
>. For teams of two men .and one
mule: To load one ton of anthracite
.joal at the wharf, haul it to the
power house, oarry same i?) coal bin
in baskets which will contain not less
than one hundred pounds, and return
to scratch. Contestants lo he In
spected on close ?d' contest for neat
-.tess and absence of coal dust.
li. Obstacle race for fourteen men
tnd one non-commissioned officer:
To haul one racer for 12-iuoh mortar
carriage, weight 30,000 pounds, two
thousand yards on oradlo, using
wooden rollers six inches in dinnie- !
ter and capstans ten inches in diame
ter, Slope ?d' course, ascending one
on ten. Hoist the racer over a para
?el fifty feet high, having a slope of
?ne on one, and lower in pit one a
.dope of two on one. Double time
uk to scratch and tire ten shots
from )'_' inch gun al a target 12,000
yards distant, moving nt a speed of ,
twenty miles au hour, lireeeh block
o bo dissembled and assembled be
tween each ?.hot. This exercise may
IC varied by requiring the detach
ment to change ?rom blue uniform to
service, from service to canvas dur
ing the li ring. Overcoats hot al
. >wod lo be w oro.
VV. L Dalton,
Sergeant 112 Co. C. A.
tcltcr lo J. D Vernor, Walhalla.
Ooar Slr : Why, do you think, can Do
voo soil pure paint as low as others soil
adulterated paint ?
Thoro are 80 or 10 or 50 dilTerout mak
ers of paint, that rank, in a way as "lirst
dass;" they have their regions; one's
'Oglotl is large, another's is small; overy
?ne is "lirst-class" in its region.
Of these 'ttl Or 10 Ol'50, one is best.
mother rioxt, and so on down; but tho
trices are all Ibo same or about tho
.ame- you eau buy one for less than
mother though; a personal mat tor some
Bul how, do you think, can Dovooscll
the last fo>- no mote than thc roa't? Thc
inswor ls: it costs less to sdi it: moro to
vtako, less to soil. Reputation helps sell
t. Its 150years help soil it.
0 hy the name.
!?'. Wi lievoc Si Company.
J. W. Boll, Walhalla: (.. W. Oiglillliat,
Souoca; Matheson Hardware ( o., Wost
tlinstor, sell our paint.
Marriage in Seneca.
.Married, Sun.lay, October (5, at
l ily homo of the bride's parents, at
Senaea, .Miss Viola Woodall, of
Seneca, and Chas. Garland, ot Con
trai. The ceremony was performed
hy Kev. W. K. Huff in tho presence
jj a large number of friends and
relatives, who wish them a happy
life. Mr. and Mrs. Garland will
rnako their home in Central for
Chamberlain's V, ; :
Never falls. Buy lt now. it uni) ?ave life,
Constables Placed in Pickens County.
Acting upon a report by Chief
State Constable I lammet, Governor
Moy ward recently ordered Mr. Ham
met to agnin place dispensary con
st aides at work in Picketts county.
They will ho paid out of the pro
ceeds of a special levy of a half mill
ill that county. Mr. Hato met also
tonde a report as to Newberry, but
action as to that county lias been
postponed for further investigation.
Mr. Ilnmmet's report is as follows,
addressed to the Governor:
"At your request I paid a visit to
Newberry and Picketts counties last
week, and endeavored to gather such
information ns would enable me to
mak<> to you an impartial report of
the actual situation with reference to
tito enforcement of tho law, which
report I trust will prove satisfactory.
"At Newberry I conferred with n
number of the most prominent peo
ple, both for and against the dispen
sary, ami from a careful review of
what was "old me I am led to believe
that tlie local oflicinls and the bettor
element of the citizens desire the en
forcement of the law, and are en
deavoring to compel it in tho city,
lint at the same time I am forced to
the conclusion that it is being vio
lated in certain parts of tho county
outside of tile town, and I would
recommend that constables be placed
in tin* county where it is necessary
to prevent the trafti'i in whiskey aa
long as it may be deemed advisable.
"From Newberry I went to Diek
ens, where I found about the same
conditions existing, with the excep
tion that I satisfied myself that liquor
is being sold in the towtis as well as
in the country. Here, too, I inter
viewed a number of substantial and
well-posted citizens, eliciting from
them sufficient information t<> war
rant tin? above opinion. I learn that
the distillers are again active, and
that most of the whiskey being used
"In view ol* the above fitcts 1
recommend that constables be placed
in Dickens county where necessary."
O -A. JE? T ?O? !FL I -A. "
Boan the J? Kind You Have Always Bought
Oak way, October 20.-Tho cotton
in this section will soon be picked
Dut and farm MS are beginning to
prepare their land for wheat and oats.
Miss Hertha Kubanks, one of Oak
way's accomplished young ladies, is
attending the Greenville Female
Mrs. VV, N. Bruce visited the
family of U. B. Mason recently.
I.. K. Tannery and Charlie Gray
made a business trip tu Anderson
Mr. and Mrs. VV. X. li ince visited
at Townville recontly.
I?', ll. Mason is erecting a large
barn on bis premises near Oakway.
Wilie Kd wards has gone to Mis
sissippi to attend college.
Charlie Ham ey, after an absence
of several months, has returned bonn-.
Several ol' the young people ol'
this community assembled themselves
the hospitable home of Mr. and Mrs.
li. li. Mason Saturday night and
passed several hours very pleasantly
in music ami Ringing.
Prayer mooting at tho Baptist
church every Thursday night. Every
body invited to attend. rt. \v.
Thc tissues of thc throat are
inflamed and irritated; you
tough, and there is more irrita
lion more coughing. You take
:i cough mixture ami i' eases the
irritation-tor a while. You take
ami it cures thc cold. That's
what is necessary. Ir soothes the
th roat because it reduces the
irritation ; cures tile cold because
;r drives out the inflammation ;
builds up the weakened tissues
because it nourishes them back
to their r ?tirai strength. That's
how Scott s Emulsion deals with
lt sore throat, a cough, a cold,
WEM. I. SENO YOU
A SAMPLE FREE.
SCOTT & BOWNE, 4#Wrtf?C^
Fair Play News.
Fair Play, October 20.-Hov. Mr.
Herron preached a strong and appro
priate sermon al tho Baptist ebor? h
Lowell Smith and Frank Pickett,
of Bounty Lam!, were in ibis vi
Clifton King, of Kort Madison, is
now going to school at this place.
Mrs. Lavada Marett and children,
of Westminster, visited relatives
i here Saturday and Sunday,
j Walter Heller and Larry Marett
spent a few days in Atlanta last
Miss Ida Marett and daughter,
Miss Daisy, visited friends here Sun?
Misses Lela and Bonnie Tompkins
j were hore Saturday.
Tom Wiley and Sam and Clift"
: Ables were here Sunday.
John Isheil and little sons, Dorris
j and Linell, visited relatives here last
Mr. sod Mrs. John Tompkins, of
Tertia, visited homcfolks at this
place Saturday and Sunday.
Clayton Mays and sister, Miss
Dora, made a Hying visit to Ander
son last Monday.
Joe McClain ami Merman Camp
bell, of Lavonia, were calling here
Misses Mary Sheldon and Helen
Thompson visited Anderson last
Mrs. Boletnau, of Heid Creek,
visited Mr. and Mrs. Lon Boleman
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Callahan)
are now entertaining a little sou at
their boin*'. .1. c;. c.
Married Despite Difficult Circ (instances.
Kneeling at the bedside of her
sweetheart, whom she believed to be
dying, Miss Elsie Anderson, a promi
nent young society girl of this city,
was secretly married on October 4
to Hubert Hutchinson, says a New
The ceremony was performed by
the girl's father, tho Kev. Thomas
W. Anderson, and was witnessed
only by the mother of the young
man and one other person.
On September 6 the young man
was taken violently ill in Iiis o til ce
and was taken to St. Luke's Hos-1
pit al, where it was found that he
was suffering from appendicitis, and ,
an operation followed.
Miss Anderson and Mr. Hutchin
son had been engaged for some
months, and at the hospital she was
Constantly in attendance at his bed
side, but ho grow weaker until Dr.
Curtis, the house physician, said that
ho could not recover. When tho
young man was told that he must
die, ht; asked to be married. The
girl knelt at the bedside of her
sweetheart, whom she believed to
he ?lying, and lifted him tenderly in
her arms, while her father pro
nounced tile words that bound them
together for the few hours which the
doctors had declared ho bad to live.
The doctor and nurse had been out
of the room during the ceremony,
and not a hint of what had happened
reached them until yesterday, when
a few intimate friends of the young
couple learned of the wedding.
From the hour of this strange
marriage the young man seemed to
take a new grip on life and, defying
the prophecy of the doctors, began
to gain strength. At the hospital
ist night it was said that tho
0.0,068 for recovery aro good, and
that e no complications set in he
willi able to leave tho institution
and s t on his honeymoon in about
two v? el '. Ho is twenty-two years
old ano ?. wealthy.
Bears the The ^intl Vo" Have Ahviys Bought
Murderer 01 .-mly.
Edna, Texas, October '20.-Dis
trict Judge Wilson has granted a
oh an ge of venue to Boxar County to
Monk Gibson, indicted for tho mur
der of Mrs. J, F. Conditt and her
four children. While the attention
of tho public was directed to tho
reading of the order, twelve rangers
who have been guarding him, took
(iilison from the jail, hurried him to
a train and got away without any de
monstration being mado.
Look, Listen, Watch,
LOOK Tuuoueii MY STOCK.
LISTEN TO MY BAU?AINH,
WATCH WHAT ? HAVE TO SAY.
Men's, Ladies', Misses'
and Childrens' Shoes.
As for Men's, Ladies', Miases' and Children's
Shoes yon can get any Stylo or Si/.o from tlio very
oheapest to the very lluest made.
Ladies' and Children's
Ladies', Misses', and Chil
I air also showing a full Lino of Ladies' Misses'
and Children's Keady-to-Wear Hats. In this De
partment you will find something to please. A
look is all that I ask, tho prices are much cheaper
than tho Milliner will ask.
mumu mr% \ m m\wrrntmm\t. iMiwmMiftiawfl
For Men's Boys' and Chil
1 can ploaso you in both Stylo, Quality aud Price.
Tho Stock is largo and you will havo no trouble in
Unding tho Stylo or Sizo or Price wanted.
The Furniture, Stoves and
Department is chocked full and 1 will sell for cash
Or credit on terms to suit the customer.
I will ho pleased to have you visit my store and
take a look through, lt will cost you nothing to
seo what wo have.
Dress Goods, Rugs and
.lust reooived a full Line of Hugs and Art Squares
from 2fi couts to $85.
Dross Qoods from 10 couts to fil.60.
Full Dino of Trimmings and Linings to match.
Seo my lino before buying.
Prices from tho very cheapest to ?15 in all Styles
and Colors. It will pay you to seo this lino before
huying your Winter Wraps. We hay thom from
tho manufacturers and every Garment is cut full
size, well made and the very host material for the
SENECA, vS. C.
Italian Colonies lor the South.
Supported by ample eapital and
nany of tho foremost, philanthropists
if the country, President Roose
velt among others, the [talian
Vmerican Agricultural Assooia
ion bas recently boen incor
?orated with oHiccs in Now York,
laving for iis purpose tho distribu
tion and colonization on farm lands
d' the South the multitudes of Italian
inmigrants who aro congesting New,
i'ork and other laroo American rit ?es. .
Bishop Bonaventure F. Broderick,
Titular Bishop of Juliopolis, who bax
ipent many years in Italy, Spain,
Juba and other Latin countries, isl
? resident and treasurer of the asso- j
dation, and bas associated with bim
i group of men of wealth and busi
ness prominence in various parts of
While many efforts to coloni/.o
Italians in the South and elsewhere
dave failed because of local race pre
judice, improper financiering and
?t.her causes, Bishop Broderiok be
ieves the project IS perfectly feasible
if properly managed. Ile points out
that Italians are normally tho best
Agricultural workers in the world,
md that in their own country HU per
sent of tho people are employed in
Ile proposes to bogil! by establish
ing a head office in New York, which
shall co-operate with railroad com
panies and other employers in the
South. Then joint siock companies
are to be formed for tho develop
ment of tracts of land which will be
sold on easy payments, To begin
villi, a square mile, (?III acres of lam!
will be purchased and this plot will
bo divided into farms of twenty acres
each, with a plot of two or more
acres in the centre for church,schools,
stores and other public, uses.
Ile prediotS that the "Go West"
slogan of Horace Greoly will be in a
short time changed to "(?o South,
Age may tedi on a woman, but it
seldom tells the whole truth.
Boan tho to Kind You Have Always Bought
Tributo to Mrs. Reuben Ivo, Sr.
The death angel has visited tho homo
of Reuben Loo, Sr., and took his wife
homo to God. Mrs. Tilley Caroline Lee
was born in Groonvllle on July 20, 1828,
and diod Soptombor 20, 1005. Sho was
tho daughtor of tho late .John Ross. Mr.
Ross carno from Greenville to Oconoe
county in 1845. Mrs. Lee was a groat
sufferer from rboumatism for tho past 17
years, but. like a true Christian, sho did
not. complain all tho while.
Thou hast gono, precious mother,
Never more canst, thou rotting
Thou shalt sleep a peaceful slumber
Till tho resurrection morn.
Thou hast gone our precious mother,
Never moro we'll seo thy face
Till we moot theo over tho river
In that happy dwelling place.
There we'll meed you, precious mother,
There we'll clasp bands once moro.
When wo'vo met to part never,
On that happy, peaoeful shore.
- Hallie E. Loo.
Man Loses Both Legs.
Asheville, October 19.-Robert
Cordell, a young man in the employ
of tho Southern K iii way, was run
over by a freight train near here last
night :in<l both legs were completely
severed from his body. Mu was
walking between the tracks when he
beoamo dizzy and fell in front of an
approaching train. A later report
says Cordell is dead.
Adams Express Company Robbed.
'Bridgeport, Conn., Ootober ll).
Edward George Guuliffe, wanted in
Pittsburg for tho robbery of $101,
OOO in cash from the Adams Kxprcss
Co., was arrested hero to-day. He
is said to have mada a clean breast
of tho matter to the detectives and
expressed a willingness to retino
without extradition papers. He de
olared the money he took was intact
and could be restored, but lie do?
(dined to tell where it was hidden
until bis return to Pittsburg. Ile
had (290 on bis person when be was
Never fads. Jluv ?I now. lt may save life.
When a girl has ottrey bair it is a
sign she does not think TU neb of thc
beauty of girls who haven't.
THREE PAPERS A WEEK FOR $1.50.
Hy ?i clubbing arrangement with tito
Charleston Soml-Woekly News and Cou
rier wo are offering thal papor and Tho
Keowoo Courier for $1.60 por year. Tho
Keowoe Courier is reoogni/.od not only
as the best paper in OOOUOO county, but
it is rated among tho best, county papers
in South Carolina. Tho Semi-Weekly
News aud Courier is an excellent jour
nal, published on Wednesdays and Satur
days, gives the detailed DOWS ol' South
Carolina as a special feature, ami carries
tho full Associated 1'lcss dispatches
' from all over the world. The condona
tion of thc two papers at $1.50 gives our
proseul readers, as woll as. HOW sub
scribers, au opportunity to secure two of
the best papers in the !Malt- (three papers
' a week) for 60 cents more than the regu
lar price of eil her. I a t us send you t wo of
the very best papers in South Carolina
for almost tho price of one.
Cheap Excursion Rates to Charleston.
On account of Charleston's Annual
Gala Week and Coast Fair Association
November fi 11, 1005, tho Southern Rail
way will se'i tickets from all points
within tho Stato ot South Carolina, in
cluding A ugusta, (ia., at tho rato of ono
lirst-clans faro plus 25 cents for the round
trip. Tickets on sale November -I to 10,
inclusive, and for trains arriving in
Charleston beforo noon November ll,
with Anal limit November 18, 1005.
Tim .Southern Railway will provide extra
coaches on all Hains into Charleston No
vember 5 to 12, inclusive, and all who
wish to take advantage of tho exceed
ingly low rales can do so aod feel as
sured that plenty of room will bo pro
vided. For additional information call
on tiokot agents, or address lt. W. Hunt,
I). 1'. A., Charleston.
U. S. Supremo Court Sustain City Council.
Washington, October 10.-The Georgia
"ohain l?ani?" case was decided in favor
ot Georgia in the Supremo Court lins
morning. Henry Jamison, a negro, w ho
h id been sent to tiie (.hain gang by tho
recorder's court of Macon, was re
leased by J mig" Speer on the ground
that the penally was too severe for tho
offonso. Tho Supremo Court, by re
manding the case, held that tho United
States Court had no right to interfere
with tho Slate Court. Spoor's decision,
if sustained, would have practically de
stroyed tho municipal courts of tho
South, which principally deal with potty
white and colored offenders without tho
expensive machinery of jury trial. Spoor
held nobody could hu put in stripes or
made to work on a chain gang witnout
conviction before a jury.
No married man ever has more
money than bis wife knows what to
Nothing pleases a silly woman
mort* than a compliment, she doesn't
Patients of tho average physician
"have more confidence in bini than he
lins in himself.