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a favor by furnishing information at this
Local Notices will be inserted
(except by special contract) at the
For ton lines and under.. .$2.00
For each additional line.... 15o.
Oard-U. G. Desportes.
Mt. Zion Inetitute---R. H. Clarks
Reading Matter--MoMaster &
Now Calicoes.-R. L. Dannen.
David Goings has been elected
lamplighter by the C nuncil, vice Jas.
And still it rains is the cry all
over the county. Our town was visite
od by a regular "trash mover' Tues.
day night, which did more damage
Mr. V. M. Mason killed forty..
three snakes a few days ago whilo
cleaning up a small piece of low
ground. It must have been a good
day for snakes.
Reports from Columbia state that
Niles G. Parker left that place on
the Augusta train the night after he
was bailed. Ie will probably be
seen no more. His bail bond, it is
said, is not worth the paper on which
it is written.
Quite a lively fight occurred on
the street Saturday night between
Sip Wolfe, Aus Ross and Center
Gibson. Politics was the caus of
the difficult, and the only damage
was the enlargement of Centers nose
and upper lip.
Representative Joseph Thompson
will accept our thanks for a mess
of fine sweet potatoes, the finest we
have seen this season.
Alfred Lee also, has our thanks
for a first-class water-melon.
An interesting little skirmish took
place opposite our office Thursday,
botween two of our young townsmen,
Fortunately they were separated be
fore any blood was spilt. Alderman
Gerig charged them only one
dollar a piece for their little sport.
Letter-heads, bill-beads, conmmr
cial .nggs, dodlgers, progra mmes, post.
era, &o., neatly printed at tbis office.
We have thle best press made, besides
new material and first-class worls
men ; consequently we are prepared
to do number one work at a low pric
for cash. Give us a trial.
The bowling alley is closed for the
season. Base ball is now growing into
favor. The Dauntless club are
? doing floe playing and have ordered
a complete uniform from New York.
They are anxious to test their
prowess in a game with any club in
the neighboring counties.
Three now stores are being erected
iln our town. One by Mr. J. O. Boag,
one by Dr. D. Lauderdale and one
by 'ir. Sami. Catheart. Tihe build
ing up of these vacant lots is an
evidence of our prosperity. And We
earnestly hope it will continue until
not a vestige of the work of Bher
man's bummers can be seen.
Cour TnaE.--Tallabaee boasts
of a cork tree twenty feet high.
Winnsboro sees that tree and goes
three feet better. Col. ion has four
trees in his yard, one of which is
twenty-three feet high, all from
acorns planted in 1860. He brings to
our office a pice of the bark one
inch thick, which is veritable cork.
Wyatt MeMaster and John
Rochel'e were again before aldlerman
Goerg for raising a disturbance on the
street Tuesday. Wyatt was fined two
dollars or twelve hours in the guard
ho~uso. John was flnod five dlollarsi or
twenty-four hours in the guard house.
John paid his fine, but Wyatt pre
ferred to serve out his tim, in the
The Pendleton depot, on the An
derson branch of the Greenville
Railroad, was entered by thieves on
* Monday night last. A trunk belong..
ing to Col. James II. Rion, of our
town, was broken open and robbed
of its contents, valued at about two
hlorses and buggies were in great
domand Friday, and mules wore
prt-ssed into service, owinj to the
fact that J large tournament Oamo
off at Mlajor Woodwards will.
Mlr. Wm. MoCants won the first
prise, Mr. Frank. Noil, the second,
and Mr. R. L. loke, the third.
Full particulars will be given in
We understand that quito an in
toresting operation in the removal
of a cancerous tongue was performed
in town yesterday by Dr. Darby of
Now York, assisted by Dre. Robert
son, Aiken, Madden and Ladd of our
town, upon a lady living in the
county. We are not authorized or
informed sufficiently to give full
particulars, but understand the
operation was very suceesefully per.
formed, and that the patient is do
Ex-Sheriff Duvall has returned
from the mountains of Georgia,
whore he has been ruralizing for
some time, The ox-Sheriff's health
seems to have been henefited by his
sojourn in that good old democratio
State. He returned to Winnsboro
on the day of the precinct meeting,
and was a very lively corpse at his
Three suspicious looking negroes
passed down the railroad Sunday
afternoon, and some one who wanted
to get up a little excitement, got out
a report that they were the fellow
who broke into Mr. Desportes' store
last Saturday morning. lors's mules,
Winebestor rifles and six shooters
were quickly brought into requisitio- .
The negroes were followed t-nd over
taken, but proved to be some rail.
road hands quietly returning to their
Last Saturday morning a
"oreltun" (exoursion) train of col.
ored people passed through this place
for Charlotte to attend a camp meet
ng. The colored brass band of our
own, besides a host of men women
and children embarked on the same
train to help the Charlotte negroes
3n their way to that "bourne from
whence no traveller returns," but it
is the first time we have ever heard
of a brass band being introduced
into a camp meeting.
A suspicious obaraoter was run out
of Mr. Terrill's livery stable Saturday
night. We hope our police will keep
i striot watoh on these loafing stran.
gers. If caught prowling around
it unusual hours of the night they
sh'ould be taken charge of and be
made to give an account of them..
selves before the Mayor next morning.
T hero are entirely too many
strangers loafing through the country
without any visible means of support
and it is the duty of every good
3itizen to see that they are run off.
The nominating convention met on
Monday, but the confusion was so
great that it adjourned until Tuesday
morning at 10 o'clock. At the ap
pointed hour the convention met in
the Court House, but had not trabs..
ucted any business before the room
was filled with outsiders. The .Ruff
delegates then with :rew from the
Dourt House in a body and proceed
ad to Barber's Hall where they
sominated Mr. Ruff and then ad
The adherents of Masers. Gooding
ind MoCarley remained in possession
of the Court House, and elected
Alfred Moore Chairman. A fter eon
siderable discussion and talking, Mr.
Sooding withdrew from ithoecanvass.
MJr. J. D. McCarloy was then nomi
Both parties claim the regular
aemination and charge their oppo
nents with fraud.
Cmn nLE~SToN, S- C., A ug. 13th 1875.
To thec Merchants of Winnsb~oro:
O ENTrLEMEN : To my old friends,
and customers it is scarcely neces
mary to speak through the public
prints, except to call attention to my
announcoeent for the Fall trade
whuich appears in another column of
this paper. But to thoso to whenm I
am unknown I would morely remark
that my house was established in 1837
and I have personally carried on thme
business successful ly for twenty- three
years. I am fully acquainted with
the market of supply, as well as with
the wants of m~y eustomers, and I am
therefore prec~ared to fil11 bills at
prices which will prove remunerative
to my patrons,
WVM M. wEBmn *'
The store of blr. U. U. Desporto
was entored Saturday morning about
three o'clock by burglars; and one o
his money drawers, eooides a siIvJ
watch and pistol taken therdfrom
TV scound: es not being satisflec
with their first haul again entered th
store and attemptid to force open ai
alarm till which awakened Mr. Doe
portes, who was sleeping in the store
He immediately seized a pistol am
fired upon the burglare,,.who roturne
the fire, and managed to escape with
oqt being wounded, so far as known
It scows that there were three o
thom connected with the burglary
all negroes. They escaped .up the rail
road in the direction of Chester. Mr
Desportes and Chief of police Murphj
followed them to Chester, where :
regular street Ifight ocorec
at night between the burglar,
and chief Murphey of this
place assisted by the Cheste1
police, the burglars making thou
eoapo. This is one of the most dar
ing burglaries that line ever ocoured
in this town. Mr. Desportes, loss ii
very small but he will give $200 dol
lars reward for the apprehension of
The great muscular power of in
sects is well known. A fiea can jump
several hundred times it own length
and other insects hourly perform
feats that put the most active athletes
to shame. An experiment was tried
the other night to test the power of
a beetle. A gentleman caught one of
the ordinary black beetles whose
buzzing flight in a room at night
bas often brought.down the impreca
tious of the irreverent, and, placing
the loop of a pair of soissors on the
hump of its back, reting the point
Du the ground, piled up books on this
extemporized sled and un the back
of the beetle. The beetle manfully
atrupled to extricate itsolf from
the burden, and actually moved the
whole load a distaneo of several
inches before he freed himself. The
books wore then weighed, and tipped
the ballance agsix pounds. The
beetle weighed about an oance.
Ho therefore lifted and moved nine
ty a-ix times his own wdight, which- is
equivalent to the lifting of fourteen
thousand four hundred pounds by a
man weighing a hundred and fifty.
Another beetle somewhat smaller
moved four and a half pounds. It
beetles would only grow as large as
oxon, where would Keeley's motor
TOURNAMINT OF THE SABRE CfUB.
-The F'airfield Sabre Club, Capt.
T. R. Robertson in command, hold
a tournamenton Friday last at Mlajor
Woodward's mill. At ten o'clock
the sabre club, 84 strong, formed in
Ciont of the Court House, and preced
ed by the Citizens Cornet Bandl in a
wagon marched out to the field.
There was a general turnout of oiti..
iens both from town and the sur
rounding country. The livery sta,
bles were cleared of stock and the
procession of outsiders reminded one
of "Mr. Wheeler's critter company"
at the close of the war, when mules
usurped the place of horses. Be
sides the usual complement of earl
riages and buggies, a wagon furnished
by H. T.:Terrill Eaq.,earried out a full
load of ladies and gentlemen.
After preliminary evolations the
bilting bdegan at twelve o'clock. The
abjects were, in order, head, ring,
head, ring, head, t be heads requiring
i different kind of out each. As each
iabreu~r rode gallantly through lhe had
hie sympathy of his reqpctive coterie.
r'ho riding was creditable for the
irst attempt, and showed that there
is plenty of stuff in the olub with
practice to make~efficient swordsmen.
At the cnd of the third round
the sabreurs formed and marched
to the judges' stand, when the follow
ing prizes were awarded.
Wmn. McCants, first prize, 26 points,
a silver cup.
F., A. Neal, sconi prize, 23 points,
R. L. Ioke, third prize, 22 points,
P'rivate Camnak, for the smallest
number of points, received a coffeet
pot, which ho aecepted very gr'ac
a.fter thme tournament was ended
th6 party proceeded to theo grove near
the mnill house, where a bountiful re
past was 5pread. Diner hiavinag been
finished, the persons present amused
thiemselves with dancing, music and
Trhe waning sun at last dispersed
thie party after a very pleasant day.
Nothing happened to mar the success
of the oscasion.
NEW FLO)U I.
C) NE ('nr Load Flour from new whoa
just received, low for cash.
Julv DEATYv n11m & SOr.
ULARLs LANO, E:ssAYisT. denouno
All spirituous liquors as "We
Damnation." Poor fellow ; ho knew
whereof he spake, by sad experience, and
if living, would apply the same to Alco
hobo Excitanat, advertinod as t'urealls.
Mut there i one Tonto and Alternative In
existence-the best the world has ever
known-which contains no alcohol. It is
Ir. Walker's California Vinegar Bitters.
STaAK POWER PRINTING.--Patphlets of
all kin:ls are cheaply and expeditiously
printed by Walkei , Evans '& Cogswell,
Charleston, S. C. 'Thoir presses are in
full blast on this class of work, but still
their facilities are so great that there is
always room for more work Pr< eeedings
f of Meetings, Conventions, College Coin.
meucements, Speeohes, Brif,+, &o., &o.,
,aro executed in the best style and with
- great dispatch.
NoTrINo IS MOR LADY LI1E than the
use of fine note paper and a neat fashion.
able envelcpe. So think the fortunate
receivers of such billet.doux. The
sweetness of a charming sentence is
rendered more delicious, If conveyed on a
delicate tiinted sheet of I'lrie's Nets
Paler. It is bad taste in a gentlenan
writing to a lady on inferior stationery.
If you wish to be posted on the latest
no v eltieb, tho fashion in these mnatters,
en close a stamp to Walker, Evans &
Cogswell, for one of their little fashion
books "Card Etiquette," or send an order
for a rechercho lot, of paper and envelopes
of the latest style. Do not forget at the
same time to order a monogram.
Dr. J. Walker's California Tin.
egar (litters are a purely Vegetable
proparation, made chiefly from the na
tire herbs found on the lower ranges of
the Sierra Nevada mountains of Cailfor
nia, tho medicinal proporties of which
are extracted thorofrom without the use
of Alcohol. Tho question is almost
daily asked, "What is the cause of the
Iuparalleled success of VINEGAR BIT.
TElt.'S " Our answer is, that they remove
the cause of disonso, and the patient re
lovers his health. They are the groat
blood purifier and a life-gi tag principle,
a perfect Renovator and lirigorator
of the ystom. >Nover before i the
history of the world has a modicine bees
sonpuunded possessing the remarkable
qualities of VISuOAR BITTERS in healing the
riok of every disease man is heir to. They
are a gentle Purgative as well as a Toni.,
relieving Congestion or Inflammation of
the Liver and Visceral Organs, in Bilious
Diseasos. . t
The properties of DE, WArinL's F
VIxxoAR aITTsas aro Aporient, Diaphoretic
Carnminative, Nutritions, Laxative, Diuretle,
Sedative, Counter-Irritant, BudoriAio, Aliers.
ave. and Anti-Bilious.
Olee County Cornmissioners, F
WiNNsnono, 8. C., Aug. 3rd, 1876.
XTOTI'E is hereby given tl1it the in.
nual meeting of the Board of Coun. 1
ty Commissioners for Fairfield County
will be held at their office on Tuesday, the
7th September, 1875. All persons holding
bills, accounts or demands of any kind
against said county, which have not been
presenteu to the board at special meetings
held during the year, are required to d
posit the same with the undersigned on
or before the day of said meeting, so
that they may be examined and ordered
to be paid at the annual.;mooting. All
accounts not presented at the annual
meeting in accordance the reqnirements of
this notice will not be audited at said
meeting. T, R. ROIBRTSUN,
sag 6 law4w - Clerk.
Sale of Real Estate.
IN pursuance of a request from the
C'esluis qui tru, I will offer for sal e I
on the first Mlonday in September next, at
the Court house door In Winnsboro, at
public outcry to tho highest bidder all
t~at piece, parcel or tract of land, 'lying
and situate in the County of Fairfield and
State or South Carolinia, near Yongutes.
ville, containing two hundredl and fifty
seven and a hialf acres, eore oem less, and
bounded on the North by lands of John -
Mobley, Andrew Mobley and Reuben)
Mhobley, on (lie East by lands of David
Cork and John Simonton, on the South by
landa of John Simionton and Andrew Muhoh.
It'y, and on the West by lands of Andrew.
Tlerrsj of sale-One theusand dollars
cash, tao balancee on a credit of one year,
with Interest from day of sale at. the rate
of twelve per con turn per annum. P'ur.
chaser to give bonid for said balance *,ae
cured b) mlortgage of the p remiss, and to
pay for all niecessary papers.
Wt. MOULTRtLE DWIcilT',
Winnshoro, S. C., 4th Aug. 1875.
Fvesh Supp1g of~
T lE following varieties of Turnip
Seed just arrived and for sale at
Early Red- Top, Strip Leaved,
Early White, Flat Strap Leaved,
laings limprovoell Ruta Baga, Large
Yellow Globo, Large White Globe
Early Cowborn, Yellow Aberdeen
and Golden B3all.
Just Received-A lot of
Augusta Flour from new
A LSO--A lot bolted meal
july 20 ". T MCAurE
W g are aget f'or a Iarge efr Vor
TE'A 110118 E, and have now o
band Gtunpowd er an d Young hlys n Tea
pumt uip in one lb. atn 'I lb. tin canlistc ra
warranted full weig lht and to give satis -
fact ion or the purchase
Money Refunlded !
Price s low. (Give thenm a trial.
BEA TY AIRO. & SON.
The Symptoms of Liver CoiImlant, are u
the pain is in the afoulder, and is mistr
d wltir the loss of appetito and sicknes
terating with lax. The head is tro:abled
siderablo loss of memory, acconpanie-l w
something wh oh ought to have been don
and low apirits. Sometimes many of the
very few of them but the liver is generi
HO'meO E.O',e23 a.3
Is :warranted not to contain a sing1
particle of Mercury, or any injuriou
nineral substance, but is
containing those Southern roots and herb
which an allwise :s ovidenco hat. place
a countries where Liver )iseases mmo
prevail. It will cure all diseases cause
,y doraugame.ts of the Liver and Bow
Simmons Liver Regulator, or Modioine
e eminently a family medicine, and b
aeing kept ready for immediate resort wil
ave many all hour ofsuffering and man
dollar in tine and doctors' t,iius
After over Forty Years trial it is s4ll
oceiving , the most unqualified tosli
nonials toits virtues from persons of th ,
dighest character and responsibility
iSmanent physiciaus commend it as the
or consumpti n, lluadache. Pain In fin
boulders. Dininess, Sour Stomach, hat
asto in the uouth, billions attacks, Pal
itotion of the hIeart, Pain in the regiozm
f the Ridneys, despondency, gloom an,
otchodings of evil, all of which are th
ffspriug ofa diseased Liver.
For Dyspesia or Indigestion.
krmed with this antidote all climates an
halhgos of water and food may he face'
without. fear. As a Remedy in Malariou
evers, Bowel Complaints, restlessness
IT HAS NO EQUAL.
L is the cheapest, purest and Ilte best
Family Metlicino In the world
iuy no powders or Prepared Simnmons Livei
tegulator unless in our engraved wrap
ecr with Trade mark, stamp and signetur
ubroken. None other is genuine.
J. H. ZEILIN & CO.
- Macon, Ga., and Philadelphia,
rOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
Simmons' Liver Regulator.
'or all diseases of the Llver, Stomach ant
Spleen. As a remedy'in
Irlariouse Fevers, Bowel tComplaints,
D)yspepsia, Mental D~epression liest.
lessness, Jaundico, Nautsen. Sick
Ileadeho, Colic, Conastlpa
tion and Billiousness.
STABLISH ED OIum T
Being now prepared for the F &A LTRIA
ierohants to niy large and variedl stock o
Glass.s, Korosanuc (Oao
A groat part of it fIf PORlTED DIR EC'1
iways keep a large stock of.
I IENCIH CIH INA
My thorough knowledge of tho busiom
ears, cutable. me to buy at the lowest fig
hich the retatiler can realize a han~dsomt
July 1 auus
V/e have received, and are now op<
Orders protoptly filled, and nil
D. F. FLEiG
WhIolesale Dealrs inl andl
No. 0, Inay'ne strcet,
OlC smtnonss, dutrtlbility and heai*
ty of roof, our shingles octanot b<t
utrpassetl. Try thenm once and you wil
so no Other. Fer wale by it. WV. III.
alPS, ocr agent at Wifnsboro. , .C.
P'FltKIN8 & WALLCE,
n i:hrtei sii ali I P iti in i.! sidie. Sonieirjn
iken for rherinatism. The stamach is aif.oo
s, bowels in general costive, somrietimos a
with pain, and dill, heavy sensations Con
it I painful eusonation of having left oIrloe
n. Orten compinirig of welcness. doility
above nitend the disease and at other times
illy the organ most involved.
"I have never seen or tried stch at
- simplo ellicacionts. entisfetory and pleas
ant remedy ian my life."--ll. laines,
Lo li, Alo
* Hon. 'Alex. H Stephens.
"I occasionally use, when my conditio
requires it. Dr. l immono' Liver lienila.
lor with good eflfect."--lion. Alex. 11
L1 Governor of Alabama'
t s.Your" Itegouanrs o hi-en in nse inl my
family f"r l in time, and'. 1 amt pI rll=,ded
It is: valn:lte addirioni to the ii ,'.Iieitl
sciece," "- (-.v 1. Gill . tiere, Al .
"1 have useell the Ilegnl-alor in myl %-mi
ly for the pasi sevenateico years. I caln
y snfely enoiinmend is, to the woirld on rio
I he-r imedicine I have evr used for 11
clnss 01 dise-Irwes it unrpilrts to nre-.
II. F. Thirpen.
President City Bank
iirnmoris' Liver liegniia in ]IrhS proved
a good and ellicacious .edicino."--C. A.
"W'0 have lien iie'i1iintedwlith Oir
Sitniunhs' Liver .edic nIe tllor more than1
Iwenty years, .n. know it. it be the beat
Liver Itegnliator oitl-re l I h p uli."
. It. 1 yon and II. L. iyon, llelletunitiin
"1 wits enred by Sim n nis' Liver ltcgu
lor, after hi'tvin . sut Ii rii Svero al yer
with Chills and Fever-" It. V?. Anderson
'I lave boon a dyspetic fur years;1 bo
grn the Itegolator two years ago ; it ha16
I acted like a einiam in my enso."--eoy. J
"I have given y one medicineo a
thorough trint, arnd in rno.so hais it failed
to give atisracion."--Eloen Meacham,
Sheriff Pibb County.
"1I have nsed yonur Itegula or with iPc
cessful elleet in iil.io us tolio ari ys
pepsin. It is an i~'cellnI. remedy and
s certninly a publin blessing."-C. MAster.
son, iibb County Ga.
"My wife and self have used the Regn
Intor for years, and testify to its great
virlues."--lev. J. Feller, Perry Gn.
"1 think Simmons Liver egulanitor one
of the best eidlicines ever mato for the
Liver. rly wife and runty of hors, have
used it with wonderful effect.".-- K.
Sparks, Albany, O.
''1 hinuvoused t he llegino r in rmy fam i.
1ly, also in my regurlr prcice, nnd1, have
fornr.d it a mrrursI va linable andi si isfact ory
cr1icine, nind hrelievei itf it. wats ursel bry
e professrion it wvoinhl beof sCrerv ice in
man y onses. I k now very imuchi of
iiiponnuti partsl , at 0 cirt ify 1ii edi
unnlit ies are perfccily harmless.".'
i.111am L. Webb,
128 M EET ING STR E~:'.
T)Ia FOil, 1875, I wish to call thre atlentioni of
'HEN WARE, LO OKING
FI)2t E(I tp ieBsides staple goods8, I
AND CUT (ALASS.
5, ncqilired by art experientce or 'T'ronti
are, arnd Oon-teoquenity to sell at prrices o
ing Street, CI1A R IESTON, 8i.
FROM3 $1.00 to
50 CEN'TS A BOZ,
TIo meetl the dleltnd fir a
Saf ie iind B 'lijable
FEVR ANI AtGUEI AN DI DOTE
AT A rinutc withini the reich of all
INTiJ 1ll LY VJc(I IyrA ALE
NEVER H NDWN T10 FAIL.
Never was Medioino so Dreservedly Povtular
mni.pg, a Ilargo and now stock of Boots,
gools w'ith 1ir brlwar v'ranterd.
Iilif Iilr(tll'Cl's ofi 8()r is,4 Shoes
Oor-. of' Cliiurcia Sg et
BTON, 8. 0.
I jtp E1 Warehonse~ nnd .lo nttached to
- thie store formo.-ly owined hy .Johnr i
ICathcairt is for renl. Possresion given
Iimmortdlateoly or next fnhh A pply lo
FALL STYLES, AT
l0c. loc. lOc.
R. L. DANNENBERG.
Now York Weekldy,
New York Led ger,
New York TVribuno,
Now York Ledger,
and School Uooks
--FOR SALE flY
McIMaster & Brice,
JUST RECEI VED
.A 1FRESH JSUPPL Y OF
1. ONSISTINO of' Deviled fian, Tu~mrkey
J ai HTnguen, lJ.or'dou 's itoastif leef
ii l b ennsim. Fresh i Snl1mon aund f~obsmtors,1
\lix~ alt, I jicke. i: an mrmich \,Ilusumii. Aii
lar gn lot ii Frech~i ilAck ing ot'tthe lin enm
qualit y, Freshu (Candy iaud Urimokors of all
smorts. lFresh Amugustia rAlcal am'd FlIour'
ailwa~ys om n an. Also a large uply of
llelfast Ologer Alo, and London Porter,
Kepti Constantly on Ico.
For sale by,