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SW We are not responsible for the opl
one of 6orrespondente.
W" O:nmunications to this offi
will not .i 4tlood unless ocompasol,
by tbe real ROM,$ Of the writer.
j1W !!A 4Y person In the County havil
k4kwleu40or any oIeunetante of lter4
ooeurtkag t.. 146-DOXhborhood will onrt
a fovgr by , .kIil oarnoation at t
?Leeal N4yoeg wilt be: inserti
(exce)pt ,fe6ia;1 chwionr*) at i
- o;t 1 l5e6 and under,...- .
-or e4h additional li -..15
Freth supoly of Goods-bkgiaat
Ki4w Wountain Military Sohool
M6ting 6f wIP V. HI. Company.
0. Squier, 8eo.
Just eoeived-W. H1. Flennike
Olosing out-,-Dannenberg & Co.
Winiuoro has two trial Justh<
A fine stand of cotton is reportia
brog hout Fairfield County.
Th" Treasurer is paying on ol
Slander cases are enlivening tb
Trial Justice's Court,.
Wby don't our friends bring i
Spring chickens to market I Bc4
ruins the teeth.
Theelored Baptist S-tnday schei
id'Winns'boro brad a May tarty c
The County ail is slowly filing u
but will not be crowded until watei
Hooping Cou.%h is abatingsome
wh%t in this vioinity, we are glad I
Vegetables are getting as plentifu
as thieves in the radioal party, bt
we are glad to say that our good pe(
4ple.-ca digest the former far bett
-than the latter.
WiDnboro cail boost of a goos
with four wings. Who can beat this
T his is uo-snake or fox story, b-it
The new bowling alley has d4
-elared a dividend of fifty per ceni
.aftor a three weeks existence. Th
AS eqO to big bonanza or orodit mc
We neglected $p aention thu
P'resident -John ~D. Smart of ti
,colored dlook .& Ladder Comipan;
represented that organ ization at tli
Insru1 Po'rroEs.-*-rs. Jno. I
MdCarley sent yestorday a ,waiter <
floe Irish potatoes. They are ti.
'finest we 'have seen 'this this eeagor
Mrs. KidC. will ,please -aoept .ou
-Chester -has -lost four colored pol.l
'tioians in the past :few months. Pl!oli
-tl6ians4n Fairfield never die. Ever
.year :the:nruwder increases in geome
ttoo .warat for adtive exercise, we .pri
wnerous.oburohoa, or-else the looal-of tI
;paper. Bowling alley ohange .isg
ting desperMtely she u't w'ie us.
UAcE.-**-We Understan d tshalt a 'ra(
lhas been .made between "Ohami
-and "Lady 'of tibe Lake,'" 'two afr
class.quarter nagseof our town. TI
race til cdome off in a few -days, ar
we have. no.doubt that wil -be
SMA5u-UJ'.--iOne of war .)oul
tonmnwas driving out some youi
ladles 'last -Sa'cirrday evening, and ut
fortunaldy had the 'buggy amash<
to, pieces, prec'igitating all bands
alother earth. Very fortunate
none wore hurts but pretty bad
*Nonost John Patterson pass
- trgagh Winnsboro 8unday noc
golessOith', we suppose to hunt Bl
Ridge R. R. Scrip. Old John look,
as venomtous as he did the night t
boys sereniaded him last winter, al
orled oat to' him to "go bash,"
Gozqu Nonru.-Isaag MoDuffie al
foar other negroes passed though o
town Sunday evening on a northe
trip. These prominent light-anger
. lights have leased a portion of tb
manigeUt *to* buinding on t
Hudson River, known as the Albany
pententary, for the term of five
years. They were in charge of U. 8,
Marshall Wallace. Such is life.
Rd The officers and oadets,of King's
ig Mountain Military School have pass
a ed resolutions of thanks to the Caro
is lion Military Institute and the mana.
gers of the Centennial for gourtesies
A shown thom. The corps attended
o the Centennial in a body and present
ed quite a handsome appearance
0 in the proasion. This tohool Is one
o. of t-.e boat in the State. See adver.
ilsemeut in another column.
We call attention to the notice
of the Auditor in another column. It
will be seen that the time for return.
I ng property ies been hastened up
by one mouth. Parties are also re
quired. to make a reture of real estate
sold- by them and the name of the
purchaser. This is to prevent double
entries of the same tracts of land on
the Aulitor's book, and will reduce
0 the nulla bona tax greatly next year.
The Auditor and Treasurer mean to
sweep things clean.
Cnora.-From every portion of
the county we hear of good stands of
d corn and ootton. As a general thing
the orcps are looking very fine indeed
since the recent rains, but we hear
a most of our farmers have planted too
much cotton and not enough corn.
A great many of them say that"oot
a ton is king." We beg to differ with
if them on this point, for it can be
readily seen by examining the books
at our freight depot that corn,
I bacon and'hay bavebeen kinge in this
n vicinity ever since the close of the
p We had the pleasure of meeting
Mr. Lawson Melton on Monday last,
on his way to West Point, to which
place he had been appointed by Con.
gessman Hoge. He is the eon of the
o Attorney-0eneral, and it will be. re.
membered was expelled frdw the
Naval Academy for -assaulting the
colored cadet there. Cadet Hood, of
Alabama, who was expelled for the
same offence, has also received an ap.
r pointment to West Point.
Mr. Melton is i eso.lved to devote
himself to study, and we feel assured
e that if he does, we will hear favorable
reports from him.
MILK Punca.-We 1were accosted
in our office yesterday morning by
one of the fifteenth amendments, say
ing, "bosP, here's sumt4kin' Mister
Cooper sont you." We very quietly
took the waiter and raiaed the neat
little doily, when our eyes were riv
teted on two large glasses of milk
e punch, only for a r&hort time, for
r, being a little dry we disposed of one to
e the good health of Mr. Cooper "and
his family." These pleasant sumimer
drinks can be bad every day at the
A. Centennial Salouin, kept by Mr. Coop
i r. In returning thanks to Mr. C
e we cans ay that his .punches are as
'. good as we have ever tasted.
*Na Muss.--We understand that
our cornet band intends gett'ing sov.
eral .pieces of new music from tl:e
-Newberned (N. C.,) band,'angng-them
y "Silver threads among -the gold," a
-. maguifloent piece of music played by~
the Newberne band -at the Failr
grounds last Thursday.
eA .heav~y rain and hail storm passed
ever Fairfield -en Tuesday afternoon.
I n Winnsboro the ha:il though abun
dant was very sumall sind little
0damage was done Bse blowing
down fencing and -bad-ly *angl-in5
a fine lot of oats belonging to Mr.
eo D. R. Ti9enniken.'On Waterte Creek,
s, the storm was more severe, -aed
at -caused -considerable damage.
id &enooLPINo tWo.--The 'soho'la'r of
-a Miss Kats Obear's school -enjoyed
yesterday a hapipy day 'in the woods.
They, witih their little friends from
ag other *iohools to the number of
ig about seventy-'five, repaired early
n- to the rendeevous laden with has
td kets of tempting provisions 'for the
to mid-day feaat. These little episodes
l5 in the life of school chil'dren are
ly great4y enjoyed and result most
pleasantly i brightenming and fresh.
ening up the mind and strengthen
ad ing the body. We are glad to note
n, that this excellent school is in a
11c fourishing 'condition, which is a
ad good sign of the recognition of merit
hie in the faithful and devoted young
iii lady-at its head.
Mr. James Vincent Russel Swann,
ad oommilssioner of deed. for South
ar Carolina, at Moteow, Russia, has
rn been removed fromr office on :coount
agovernmnost of the Ciar, through'the
at United States logation, that he was a
Las man of bad oharacter, and one who
would bring discredit upon the stai
if allowed to a6t as, oomniisoloner .
deed#. Applicants for this vacat
office mhould send in their papers i
once. It does 4ot need qqpfirmatic
by the ae . i er.
We suggest to the 6overnor.to a
point such a an to All this very in
portant vacanoy as Honest John Pa
terson, Robert'KiSoott, Frank Mose
NAips G. Parker, or some other fello
who has upheld the gloriqus republi
can party that has ruine#'the finaneli
ptooperity of South Carolina.
DEATH or Ovono N. REYNOLD
Esq.--Mr. George N. Reynolds wA
stricken with paralysis on Satur4a
evening and died on Monda
morning at the age of sixty-thro
years. Thus has passed away a geC
tlemaa who in former days held
pruminent position in the Stati
Belonging to a talented family, h
himself possessed a strong .intelleol
and was for years one of the' leadin
business men of Charleston. H
represented his native County abi
in the Legislature for several year
leading his ticket at a time of grea
political exoitement. During th
war he settled in Fairfield wher
he continued -to live until his death
Haviqg lost' his fortune and hi
health at the close of the war, h
since occupied the position of
private citizen, and in hid dail
walk gained *the high esteem an,
friendship of his neighbors. H
leaves a wife and four children t
mourn his loss. Peace to his ashea
Tu SPELLIiG BaE IN OuSTCR.
Having received an invitation t,
attend a spelling bee in Cheater oi
last Monday evening, we set out fo
our sister city on the afternoon train
On our arrival we were taken in charg
by Mr. Buchanan, the editor of th<
Reporter, and Mr. MLure, the ex
editor of that sterling journal. Aftei
tea, we repaired to the Court House
whore every preparation had beei
made to ensure success. The prio,
of admission was 25 cents, which wa
given to the Episo9pal Church.
Messrs. Patterson and H 4in wer
umpires, and Mg. T. C. G 7on ajte
as teacher. Atfirat there was consid
erable hesitancy on the part of th
young folks to prove their skill In th
wordy contest, but gradually, thi
diffidenoe, aways soeoolient a! thinj
except when spelling matches are oi
hand, was di%p'lled and about twent
champions throw down:their gountlet
and entered the arena. It was do
clared that owing to the novelty o
the thing, each person would be al
lowed to -wiss two words before beinj
compolled to retire. The first wori
given was "any," and brother Buch
anon spell it as if he had done noth
ing but spelt at matches.all his life
Then came "many," and "lady," anm
aaay"na when the teacher pro
pounded that historic wo.rd "baker,'
the ultUitue of a;lt spellers in one
syllable in the blue, back, ten, centi
elementary spelli-ng 'book, it wa
taken .in on the 'fly in auiih a master
in. nenr -as to make one's heai
swim. (Great adtniiration was exol
ted at the skill thus -displayed -in the
orthographi art. But the teachel
got on 'isa mettle and began to 'pu
some "'stunners." Sibyl-line rod<
down a good mny 'opponents befori
It was -unhorsed -by Mr. Stm'ing -fellow
"Rhinoo'rud" brought downa a prowl
nent light of the legal fraternity
"Rarefied," "anpavailleled" "abridg
ment," and "t,enon" also o'linei
their viotiins. But:a few remtainei
when syaygy was proposed and mad<
a clean a weep of theo-entsire'class. A
no one was viotoa-ious it was 'doter
mined to lot the viotinms of -sysyg;
take another trial. F.inaaly, bu
three remained, Mr. B3aehanazn, Mr
MoLore ad isls PassaIlalgne
when "'bleyme," was brough
out as a demi~er-rasort. . The thre
spellings were "bMemo," b-lehm an
' bloe me.'' It was then resolved t
let each -continu, until the Word wa
correctly spelled. Bloeghw an
Bloghmo were rendered amid lou
a.pplause, but when Miss Pamsallaigu
rendered it "bleyme" and was di
olared the tietor, the applause wa
deafaning. Mr. John J. Ifenphil
then, iu behalf of the vanttiished co:
testants, ina few neat remarni
proclalmed Miss Passailalgne vil
tor, and presented her wit
a beautiful -copy of Longfellow
"Hanging of the orane."' Thae mate
was then declared oter, and the ar
We were much pleased at the get
eral proAclenoy displayed in. li
orthographie art. Words in genera
use, however dilole, were spelle
eorreotiy, and It was only by the ii
troduotion of unheard of, bRebarou
terms that the teacher preserved: hi
oredit. We haMu6l doubt at a
matob will be insugqated, are -,n
* Lpts of fan oan be bad at it, and i
wA - W16*b4**6*Id;Leso*y tog
We were hospitably entertained 1
. J. J. 13eMPbIll, and return
- iat MoruIsg Xf-tr *iat delightf
- visI. We will sepi the bi3i fi
t. tation given n to attend a spelli
o, n4tob In Ohester.
A Full Corps of 'Able Professoir
Complote outfit of Arms, Apparalu,
E1to., for thotough mental and physic,
training. Location noted for healuhfui
Gnsn, and possessingVailroad and Tel,
graphic 11a1il1t9e8. Fr Illustrated Oeat
, logue ofpply to Principal.
t June -i '
G o0O-D S.
W have Just received a fresh lot <
- alooes and other oods to whic
Ae inviopt of'blePoeo
1o.r uslomer wi fnd some ndw good
arrag eve y week or two, as we are et
deavoring to -keep our stoak
FRMR AND ATTRACVE
MeNaster &s Brice,
aus eevda fr lo-1 T 0
-Spriing ad andmmter goods tomuhi
arIn evA wieek or o, a aee
doavorinr toCoeex o,r .toc
F fhe CoNty Autr-o ATIrT
receve he otesadse th assess
meLeo h sna poryJf ai
conttgehr-i01l?P- l btee
-I n er fae
Jurly, akd Ser anXd ie *mnh
m uioro h ua 1in whiht
prpelyisbGOa TO b eun4t
sCALL b fl orSndEth
t Aeureeivr, oer fac, hodra
i Tisl requere ys tgistn th the oan
ther itho saide day 'of J 7e'etmai
moe ofg t the eroal prerlibd y fasa
. All p ter wh al ollks tereur2
aw toa list prot hl aunul be twe
a eA,dit.ftheeutyi wh*ad
prpryi b.lwt bO e reen4.
re Speclal Notices.
OAIM116LAND, EssAYisT. denouno.4
all piItuous liquors as "Wet
DamMatM." Poor follow ; he knew
Id Whereof he spake, by sad experience, and
gIf jMU, would appl the same to Aloo.
bi xoltsnto avOrtibed as 4lureails.
n. But there is ornTonio and Altornative in
telsienoe-the best the world has ever,
19 known-which contains no alcohol. 1t, is,
Dr. Walker's Valifornia Vinegar Bitters.
A TO RXsToB TUR PasPBRITY oF
TbW'8TATN.-Keep your money at home.
Do not snd away for anythieg whioh you
can obtain as well here as els where. We
do not advodate paying $5 for I hat which
you can buy abroad for ove4 $4 90, but
when you oau buy your Blank Books of
the best grade, at prices as low as Now
York, then, send to Walkor, Evans &
Cogswell, Cha leston 8. C., and purchaso
whatyou need. All their Blank Books are
made in Charleston, and your encourage.
nient will sustain a worthy manufautur ng
Dr. J. Walker's California Tin.
ogar Bitters-are a purely Vegetable
ion, made chiefly fom tho na
I rbs found on the lower ranges of
the Sierra Novada mountains of Cailfor
nia, the medicinal properties of which
3, are extracted therefr without the use
kI of- Alcohol. The question -is almost
- daily asked "What is the cauxo of the
' unparallolod success of VINEGAR BIT
TERs" Our answer is, that they removo
the cause of disease, and the patient ro
sovers his health. They are the great
blood purifer and a life-giving principle,
a porect Renovator and Invigorator
of the system. bNever before in the
history of the world has a medicine boon
oompounded possessing the remarkable
aIties of VINEoAa B3TTRRs in healing the
k of every diseaso man is heir to. Thoy
are a gentle Purgative as well as a Tonio,
ellevin Congestion or Inflammation of
LLiver and Visceral Organs, in Wou.
Tho properties of Di. WAL n's
VINEOAR BITTERS are Aperiont, Diaphoretio.
Carminaivo, Nutritious, Laxative Diurote,
Sedative, Counter-Irritant, SudoWA.ItOra
tive, and Anti-Bilious.
n. H. 40DONALD & CO.,
f Dragst@ and Gen. Agte., San Fmancisoo Callfonfla,
h and . of Was n and heariton 8t.,N. Y.
Sold by all DruggioU and Dealers.
W. H. Flenuien & Co
lust Recived a Full Stock of
CONS[STING IN PART 0F
Clothing, Hlats, Mona Furnishing
~Goods, Cassi mers, Cotton adea
Husiery, Gloves, Truliks,
Woolen-waro, and (
the best assort
wi-lb sold cheap for
N'. B. A few pleocs of damaged
Dr-ess 'Goods at 12k and 16 2.3 cents
W. Ii. Flenniken & Co.
f- les.3 Bread Streat and 109 East Daf Street,
-CHAR LESTON, S. C.
- OUR SPEClAL.Ty,
Yifr, BY USINo CUEAPR oIRADEg or groCg,
WE CAN VU)uNist woax AT
LOWUST LiViNG PRICES.
FIN FASHIONABL.E STATIONEhY,
PEries Paper and Envelopes,
$ 4dLngudaU Jn1Laffis
1' 0) Txl 55st stoon AND ,PalNTIo IN TuE
The Symptoms of Liver coinplaint, are
the pain is in the snoulder, and is misl
od with the loss of appetite and slokne
terating with lax. The head Is trouble
1iderable lois of memory, aqoompanied 1
somet hing wh.oh ought to have been doi
and low apirits.. Somelimes many of ti
very few of them ; but the liver is gene
'Ieo.o 3.o =ec.'y
Is warranted not to contain a sing
particle of Mercury, or any injurlo
mineral substance, but is
PURELY VEGETABL '
containing those Southern roots and ITerl
which an allwiso Ptovidonoe hav plae(
In countries where Liver Diseases me
provail. It will oure all diseases caust
iiy dorangnneats of the Liver and Boi
Simmons Liver Regulator, or Mediomi
Is eminently a family medicine, and I
b)ing kept ready for immediate resort wi
save ninny an hour ofouffering and man
a dollar in tivi and doctore' bills.
wt%fter over Forty Years trial it is all
receiving the most unqualified test
nonials tolts virtues from persons or th
highest. character and respousibilitj
Eminent physicians commend It as tb
for onnsumpti.in, Headache. Pain in th
shoulders, Dizziness, Sour Stomach, ba
nsto i.a the mouth, billions attacks, Pal
pitat ion of the Heart, Pain in the rrgion
>f the Kidneys, despondoncy, gloem an
rorebodings of evil, all of which ae th
>ffspring,of a diseased Liver.
:For Dyspesla or Indigestion.
Armed wit h this antidote all climates an,
ihahges of water and food may be faooi
ithout fear. As a Remedy in Malariou
?avers, Bowel Complaints, restlessness
IT HAS NO EQUAL
t,in the obenpest, purest and the bes
Family Medicine in the world 1
luy no powders'or Prepared Simmoas TAve
togulalor unless in our engraved wrap
ier with Trade mark, statup and 6ignt4uo
Lubroken. None other is genuite.
J. IL ZEILIN & CO.
Mauon, Ga., and Philadelphia.
FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
Simmons' Liver Regulator.
or all diseases of the Liver, 8f m-madh ani
Splceen. As a remedy in
larious F.evers, Bowel -Complaints
Dyspepsia, Mecntn4 Depression lBest.
lessness, Jaundiioe, Nausoe, Sidkc
ctoadeho, Collo, 0onstipa
tion and Bulliotisness.
RET 000DS CC
A LARGE AND WELL
EARTIN~ & THO1MPSONt
800C2880ft T'O 0. IL. TIIOMP80ON.
anners, CUirlers and Ljothey' 'ann.
ilE above n&med lite would eili
.L.epeolal at tentionlto Boot and 8hee
ianufaocttrers nd flarmess M%akbv, W4
il sell pure oak tanned Anish edsth
or light and heavy purposes, as low a
ny house In the trade'at hleaee
CASH PAID FOR HIDEse
unaesiness and pain in the side,' 80metim
aken for rheumati' The stamoh Is ate.
us. bowels in genera ostive, sometimes a
I with pain, and dull, heavy sensations c0
rith painful sensation of having left undone
ie. Often compleiding of weakness, debIlt$
is above atiend the disease and at other ti mie
rally the organ most Involved.
gI have never seen or tried snoh a
simple emoslous, satisfactory and pleas.
ant remedy is m rife."-H. Haineog,.t.
Hon. Ale, I. Stephens.
"I oooasionally use, when toy oanditor.
requires it, Dr. Vmeons' Liver Regale.
tor with good 1eot."--1on. Alex. lot
Governor of Alabama
'Your Regulator has been In use i my
family for some time, and I am pursuaded
it is a valuable addition to the medical.
solonce."--Gov. .T. 0111 8.iorter,'Ala.
) "I have used the Regulator In my ftmi
ty for the past seventeen ye4ra. I can
y afoly recommend it to the world as the.
beat modiolne I have ever used for that
c class of diseases it purports to oure."-..
i H. F. Thigpen.
L- President City Bank.
, "Blrmons' Liver Regulator has proved
a good and emosolous iedleln."-0. A.
"We have been acqiualnted with Dr
S8Simons' Liver Medio,ne for more thars
I twenty years, and know it to be the best
Liver Regulator offered to die public."
e M. R. Lyon and H. L. Lyon, Dollefontaine
e "I was cured by Smmouse Liver Regs
19tor, after having suffered several years
wit,h Chills and Fever-"R. F. Anderson.
"I Ua been a dyspetle for years ; be
gan the Regulator two years -ago ; it ha
acted like* char in my case.' -Rev. 1
"I have given your medicine a
L thorough .trial, and in no *aee has it failed
to give satisfaction."-Ellan Meaoham,
Sherliff Bikb Oounty.
"I have used our Regula'or with sno.
-oemfil effect in Billious Collo and Dys
P1p6a. It is an excellent remedy and
,certainly a publio blessig."-O. Masterv.
son, Bib County Ga.
"My Wife and self have used the Regi.
'lator for years, and testify -to its great
virtues."-Rev. I,.Folder, Perry Ga.
"I think Simmons Liver Regulator one
,ef the test mediacoe ever made for the
Liver. My wife &*d many others, have -
used it with wondoitul effeot."--. K.
Sparks, -Albany, Ga.
"1lhave used the Regulator in my farni.
I ly, also in my regular practice,' and have
four.a it a most valuable and satisfactory
p quedicine, and belIeve if it was used b
the-profession It -would be 'of service ia
ry many eoasos. I know very much of
component parts, and certify its medi.
ualities are perfectly harmless,"
'Iggs, lET. D., Macon, Ga.
8ELE~OTED STO0lt OF
andokom' a 00.
AIUIEg' Flats 'tritiuheil 'to dtf*dby
.L exerienOed Millitier, kt rassdonbre
rates, and Warrabted to give salishbthe
TIVltdeet anti fiht sidok of Wke~
pra In thia gela.
A hea'utiftl st'o'ck of fi qs,fttAtI
great. Veretyt "s