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E. B. MUmtAY, Editor.
THURSDAY, AUGUST l-l, 1884^
TERMSt
ONE YEAH...............-.....-.-aU.00.
8IX MONTHS.-.
Two Dollar* If not paid In advance.
FOR PRESIDENT,
GROVER CLEVELAND,
OP NEW YORK.
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
THOS. A. HENDRICKS,
OF INDIANA.
THE STATE TICKET FOR 1884.
For Governor,
HUGH S. THOMPSON.
Lieutenant- Governor,
JOHN C. SHEPPARD.
Secretary of State,
JAMES N. LIPSCOMB.
Attorney General,
CHARLES RICHARDSON MILES.
Stale Treasurer,
JOHN TETER RICHARDSON.
Comptroller General,
WILLIAM E. STONEY.
Superintendent of Education,
ARBURY COWARD.
' ? Adjutant and Inspector General,
A. M. M ANIO AU LT.
Solicitor 8th Circuit.
JAMES L. ORR.
For Congress, 3rd District.
D. WYATT AIKEN.
COUNT** EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
There will be a meeting of the Execu
tive Committee of the Doraocratic parly
of Anderson County in tho Court House
in Anderson, on Saturday the 23rd inst.,
at ll o'clock a. m., for the purpose of
tabulating and publishing the result of
tho primary election. A full and prompt
attendance ia desirable.
E. B. MunBAY,
County Chairman.
There bas been some enquiry as to tho
manner of appointing the managers of
tho primary election. By referring to
the rules for governing tho primary elec
tion it will be seen that the Executive
Committee of each Club appoints the
managers for tho election in such Club.
Our people had better look after live
questions in electing their Representa
tivo. It is always easier to criticise what
others have done than to orig?nalo new
measures, and yet tho Legislator who can
only find fault without proposing any
thing new for the relief of the people is
a tremendous failure. This is pre-emi
nently true at this time. Our Slate debt
soon matures. We aro now paying an
interest of six per cent, upon our debt
which requires $468,000 per year. This
debt should and can bo refunded on long
time at 3} per cent., which would save nt
least $200,000 per annum and give to
our people a reduction of nt least one
and a half mills taxes. Our assessment
laws should be simplified and improved.
Our road system should he remodeled.
Our County prisoners under sentence for
crime, should be put to work upon roads
and street?. Our penitentiary convicts
ahould bo employed to develope the ma
terial resources of the State, instead of
competing with honest labor to onricb
a few private persons. These and kin
dred subjects aro the ones our people had
better get the views of candidates for the
Legislature upon. It is not profitable to
discuss Issues which aro Irrevocably
settled.^_ -_
TBK BOOK MULLS QUESTIONS.
Dr. Cook's article upon the University
and tho Canal, replying to the INTELLI
GENCER, presents no arguments which
have not already been presented with at
least as much force by the Greenville
Neto? aud other papers which oppose
these institutions.. There is a great deal
of assertion about his article, and very
little argument. He begins with assum
ing that the appropriation is contrary to
principle, but falls to show us how it is
so. This State has had a College or Univer
sity ever since 1805. Is it contrary to
principle for us to keep up what has
been handed down to us by the greatest
men the State has ever produced ? Not
only this, but every other State in this
Union has its University, except, we
believe, tho State of Florida. Is it con
trary to principle for South Carolina to
keep her head up with the other States
of the American Union. We think the
principle of a State University is well
established in South Carolina, and in all
the other States, except Florida, whoso
climate is not favorable, and whose
material progress has but recently begun.
To close the University on tho piea of
the poverty of the Stat? would damage
South Carolina more than our friends
imagino, It would'.proclaim to the world
a stagnation here that would be ruinous.
The University Is a part of. the education
al system' of tho State, and ls open for
all who wish, to avail themselves of it.
The fact that all men -cannot send their
sons to it does not render it the property,
of any Spacial class. All med cannot
avail themselves of the'common echo ola,
but it would not do on that account to
close th? sohoola. Tho' University is as
much tho property of the Slate as the
co m ta on schools, and every hoy, from the
humblest to the highest, ls alike entitled
to partic?pate in ita ben efl to. It ia more
to tho advantage of boys of moderate or
limited means than (boas who are weal*
thy. Tba wealthy maa caa send bis
eons to any College in the world that he
may chose, but there are many boya who
will got fina educations - at tho Booth
Carolina University, at an expensa of
two or three hundred dollars per year,
whoi?gpld not afford to pay five or lix
hundred dollars afc the Uni varsity of
Virginia, or tome other first cJn&a instl
tdtlon. This ia a great stimulus to th?
poofboyaof tho State.Thero are hun*
dreda cf them who will work'their way
through this * University, and 'prove
themselves th? peera of any men, who
woolf! not fee', able to'work through one
of the expensive institutions outside of
?$|fi^toV Ono of tho reason? wo' favor
udTtiniveraity is, that it tend? to bring
higher -education within'fha reach pf all
ciaates of our citrus. #e do aol.want
to see a state of things* in South. Carolin*
which; will ?nable? the rich man's sous IO
.iiate at Borne University, bui stop
a poor, boy when h& JeaYis ?fc? com?
on school. Wia do'.uoi-iexpccs --rWery
boy to hs *; University graduate, hut we
do ex?sct Ibis very University of the"
Stato to break down, in a largo measure,
tho advantages which one class of citi
sens would have over auolher."Tbe
poorest people, and men of limited
means, aro not tho ones to complain of
the University, It is destined to dignify
and elevate their station in life, for it
will frequently seud out bright men with
trained minda from tbeso classes who
will [compete successfully with tho sons
of rich men in all the walks of life. It
may not satisfy Ur. Cook for us lo say
that thc Uuiveroity ia here to stay, hut
he will live long enough, we hope, to see
that the assertion is true. Auderaon
may waate her strength in fighting it if
?he choses, but il is a lost battle before it
is begun. There will be a crushing
majority ia favor of tho University, and
it will have tho life, and progress, and
intelligence of the Stato as i ts supporte ra.
Thoreforo, we repeat that tho men who
now set themselves up to fight tho Uni
versity will lose all chance of establishing
an influence io the legislature, for he
will be looked upon as lackiug in pro
gress, if not as a demagogue. Tht Uni
versity is here, to ?tay, and it will be a waste
of injluenee, of breath, of time and of
money for any man to attempt to dote it.
Dr. Cook may be w illing to atake every
thing on this light, but tho people of
Anderson want live, progressive and in
fluential men in the Legislature to grap
ple with real issues and questions of
momentous consequence to tho State
which will, from time to time, arise. It
will be worse than folly to leave out any
good man because he may bo in favor of
the University-auch folly aa ibo people
of Anderson are never guilty of com
mitting. ^^^^
TI1K CONGRESSIONAL CONVENTION.
Tbo Cou vont ion of tbe Democratic
Party in Ibo Third Congressional Dis
trict, which mot In Seneca City on tho
nix th iuBt., concluded its session on last
Thursday, after having taken one hun
dred and ten viva voce ballots and thir
teen caucus ballots, making in all 123
ballots. Col. D. Wyatt Aiken was re
nominated ou this ballot by a volo of 28
to 14 for Col. George Johnstone, of
Newberry. Tho vote was made up as
follow! : For Col. Aiken-Abbeville 12,
Anderson 9, Picketts G and Ocouee 1.
For Col. Johnstone-Newberry 8, Oco
neo o and Anderson 1.
Mr. P. K. MuCully, the ouly Ander
son delegate who voted for Col. John
atone, aeconded the motion to make tho
nomination unanimous. Tbo candidates
were all present in Seneca during tho
Convention, Measrs. Aiken, Johnstone
and Bowen arriving tboro on Tuesday
night, and Mr. Murray on Wednesday
morning. Tbe two last named gentle
men were telegraphed for by their friends.
The Convention was hnrmonioua through
out, and the result was accepted in a
good spirit by tho candidatos and their
friends. The result in doubtless highly
gratifying to Col. Aiken and h ia friends,
as it is a high compliment to his effi
ciency and popularity, this being his fifth
term, which will cover a period of ten
years service in Congress. The people
of Anderson County have always liked
Col. Aiken, though upon aomo things
they do not agree with bim. The An
derson delegation in tbo Convention
made a splendid fight for Mr. Murray,
and secured for him at one time the next
highest vote to Col. Aiken's, lacking
only six votes of nominatiug him.
When Mr. Murray's vote fell back his
name was withdrawn and the vote of
Anderson Bellied the contest aa stated
above. There will be no sulking in
Anderson over the result, but Col. Aiken
will receive the same warm and enthusi
astic support which has always been
accorded him in this County. He will
be elected by an overwhelming majority,
even if he uhould have opposition, which
we do not now autioip"le.
A CORRECTION.
In the discussion of the South Caroli
na University we were mistaken lu treat
ing tho $11,000 for the Agricultural
College as a psrt of the $15,000 appro
priated to the University. It it in ad
dition to that sum. The eleven thousand
dollars is a part of the interest on tbe
State debt, and is paid directly to the
University without an appropriation. It
does not appear in the appropriation bill,
and therefore we overlooked it in our
previous article. We are anxious that
these questions shall be settled upon their
true merits, aud therefore make the cor
rection before the primary election. The
principle, however, is the Bame. If a
University is to.be conducted at all, we
ought to have an officiant one, and the
money appropriated to it ia not more
than is needed and beneficial to the
State.
Roch Milla.
EDITOR INTELLIGENCER : Rock Mills
has carefully examined your, comments
on her resolutions on Higher Education
and the Colombia Canal. You must
excuse us when we say you hare failed
altogether to satisfy us. It does not
satisfy us for you to say, "If a man
wanta to lose ali chance of establishing
an influence in the Legislature, he cannot
do so easier than by voting against the
University." And again: "Whether our
people favor lt or hot, the University ls
here to stay," Ac,
At far as Rock Mills is cou corned, she
desires no influential member in the
Legislature if lt requires a surrender of
his principles and thatof his constituents
to obtain lt, or any act upon his part
that will work Injustice to oar people.
We could bot despise and bat? such a
member.
Bock Mills took no position on thia
subject and that of the Oana! except to
ask the views of the Legislativ? candi
dates upon these questions. She sought
information from no other source.
Is il right to appropriate amy portion
of the. hard earnings pf the reople to
support high cd neat i OD? .
Before you can convince tu of thia
yon moat chow na wherein it is right thai
one man'o child shall receive over three
hundrer? dollars of public money, and
the wet of us leas than three dollars, for
Our children. If Democratic principles
neena equal and jest law? to all, thoo,
you must show us the equality and jus
tice of taking over. t$00.OO to educate one !
man'* child and !eu than $3.00 to educate
another mau'* child.
' If It be time that Republican or Dem
. .-^iVbs^e}^^:
tho intelligence of tho masacs, we must
then bo shown bow it la that the educa
tioo of two boys at sn enormous expense,
to the neglect of the rest, will give or
caa give a basis of intelligence upon
which to rest our government.
As to tho Columbia Canal wo believe
not only our Club, but all the rest as
well, are satisfied that il is a great monu
ment of folly that cannot now or hereafter
be justified by the intelligent voters of
Anderson County.
Respectfully,
J. T. COOK.
Congressional Nomination, Third !>;. .
trlct.
SENECA CITY, August C.-Tho Con
vention of tho Third Congressional dis
trict was called to order at 10.30. On
motion of Mr. I). F. Bradley, of rick
etts, R. W. Simpson, of Auderson, was
elected Chairmnn, and R. A. Child, of
Picken?, secretary pro tem , r-.nd both
were afterward* made permanent. The
Chair appointed the committee on cre
dentials : J. W. Perrin, Abbeville ; J. E.
Breazeale, of Anderson ; M. W. Colo
man, Oconee ; Y. J. Pope, Newberry.
Mr. Pppe reported from the committee
thc names of the delegates present and
tho roll of delegates was called.
Mr. Breazeale, of Anderson, offered a
resolution thut after nominations are
made nominations be closed and the
nomination bo made from the nominees
before tho Convention.
On motion of Mr. Bradley, of Fickens,
the counties were called alphabetically.
Abbeville was called and passed for the
present. Anderson was called, and Mr.
W. W. Humphreys nominated Mr. E. ii.
Murray. Newberry was called and pass
ed for the present. Oconee was called,
and Mr. W. C. Keith nominated Mr.
George Johnstone, of Newberry. Coo
nee waa called again, and Mr. J. C. Cary
nominated the Hon. I). Wyatt Aiken, of
Abbeville. Mr. Cary's speech was elo
quent and impressive, and brought ring
ing applauso.
Picketts wa? called and Mr. D. F.
Bradley nominated R. E. Bowen, Mr.
Ch??s seconding tho nomination.
Col. E. B. Gary, of Abbeville, seconded
tho nomination oJ Col. Aiken. His
speech wus followed by loud applause.
?fr. J. E. Breazealo, of Anderson,
seconded tho nomination of Col. Murray
in a happy speech.
Dr. N;*el, of Abbeville, moved that
nominations bo closed. Adopted.
Mr. Prince, of Anderson, moved that
tho vote be taken viva voce. Carried.
Mr. White, of Abbeville, moved that
the Convention proceed to ballot. Car
ried.
Mr. Perriu, of Abbeville, moved that
a teller bo appointed from each county.
Adopted, and tho Chair appointed the
following tellers: Messrs. White of
Abbeville. Hagood of Picketts, Prince of
Anderson, J. P. K. Coggan? of Newber
ry and Mathewson of Oconee.
Balloting was then commenced. First
ballot-Aiken 18, Johnstone 13, Murray
10, Bowen 6. Second ballot, same as
first.
Mr. Pope, of Newberry, moved a recess
till 3 o'clock. Laid on the table.
Mr. Perrin, nf Abbeville, moved to
tako a recess of half an hour. Ctrried.
After recess the Convention assembled,
and Mr. Breazeale moved another ballot.
Carried. The 3d and 4th ballots ?bowed
no change. Mr. Wbito, of Abbeville,
moved to vote without the form of a
motion until otherwise ordered. Curried.
The 6tb, otb, 7th, 8th and 9th ballots
wore taken, but no change occurred
Mr. Breazeale, of Andentoo, moved to
adjourn until 3 o'clock. Carried, and
the Convention adjourned.
On reassembling Col. E. B. Gary, of
Abbeville, was elected assistant secretary.
Sixty-two ballots were thea taken with
out change from the first, and the Con
vention adjourned until 8 o'clock.
On convening in the evening Col.
Gary moved that the Convention go into
caucus to Belect by ballot a mau from
among the candidates before the Con
vention who was lo bo supported by tbe
Convention. Tbis motion was_ seconded
by Mr. Bradley of Bickens. The caucus
elected the chairman and secretary of
the Convention. Five ballots were taken
with no choice aud no change. The
caucus adjourned and tbe Convention
assembled and adjourned till 8 a. ra. ou
Thursday.
SENECA CITY. Auguat 7.-Tho Con
vention assembled at 9 o'clock and pro
ceeded to take the 74th ballot. No
change. The 76th, 76th and 77th the
same. On motion of Mr. Pope, of New
berry, it was resolved that the Conven
tion go into secret session for fifteen
minutes for the purpose of inviting the
candidates to como in and confer with
tbe respective delegates and see if there
could not be a solution of the matter.
Tho convention sccordingly resolved
itself into a Beeret caucus, reassembling
at 11.40 and proceeding to take the 78th
ballot.
G. E. Prince, of Anderson, moved
"that thia Convention stand on ita hoad,"
which was seconded by Mr. Cary, of
Oconee. [Laughter]. But it was not
put to the vote. Mr. Prince called for
the regular order of business and the
Convention took the 79th ballot and
continued to the Olat ballot, when Mr.
Sloselv, of Newberry, inadvertently voted
for Aiken instead of Johnstone. This
occasioned great laughter among the
delegates and spectators.
At ice hundredth ballot Mr. Hagood,
of Pick ans, moved to adjourn to 5 o'clock.
Mr. Cl. Ids offered an amendment to
adjourn sine die. Mr. Prince, of Ander
son, moved to table Mr. Child's motion.
Mr. Bradley, of Pickens, thought the
matter should go back to the people, as
every delegate, seemed determined to
stick to his man. Mr. Childs withdrew
bia tine die motion and moved that the
i Convention take a recess until 4 o'clock
in the afternoon. Carried.
The Convention reassembled at 4
o'clock, and on motion of Mr. Perrin, of
Abbeville, J. H. Barksdale was substi
tuted for Cot. Herindon, who was sick.
The Convention took tho 101st ballot.
No change. The 102d stood : Aiken
18, Bowen 12. Murray 4. 103d ballot,
no change. 104th, same. 10-3th, Aiken
IS, Johnstone 13, Murray 16, Bowen
nothing.
When Fickens was called Mr. Bradley
withdrew the name of Mr. Bowen and
Pickens, voted for Morrey, giving him 6,
making 16.
106th ballot-Aiken 18, Johnstone 13,
Murray 16.
H. M. Prince moved to take a recess nf
half an hour. Carried.
' The Convention reconvened at 5 o'clock
and took the 107th ballot. The ballot
remained unchanged. The next ballot
etood-Aiken 16, Johnstone 13, Murray
18.
Aiken bad received 8 Pickens votes,
109th-Aiken 18, Johnstone 13, Mur
ray ll.
Im menso applause followed the an
nouncement of this vote and the next
ballot, the 110th, brought tho contest to
a close as follows : Aiken 28, Johnstone
14.
When Anderson was called Mr. Hum
phreys and all the Anderson delegation,
except McCully, voted for Aiken.
Mr. Alan Johnstone of Newberry,
moved to maka the nomination unani
mous. Carried amid tho wildest ap.
plauso and cheering and a voice in the
crowd. "Hurrah for Alan Johnstone.11
On motion of Mr. White, of Abbeville,
av entura itteo consisting of Messrs,
White, Gatea of Pichona, J. K. P. Cog
gan! of Newberry, and Mathewson ol
Oconee, waa appointed to wait on Gol,
Aiken end inform, hi m of bis nomination
and escort him to the hall. There was
peak cheering and wild applause when
Col. Aikcf? entered.
Mr. White, of Abbeville, introduced
Col. Aiken, who Bpoke aa follow? :
Mr. President, Gentlemen of (lie Con
vent ion find my Fellow Citizens : Once
more these people speaking through you
as their repreaentatives, have entrusted
to my keeping the Congressional interests
of the Third District of South Carolina.
To say that I thank: you for this honor is
hut a meagre method of expressing tho
gratitude that this moment pervade? my
bosom. I have been true to you in ibo
performance of the duties you have
imposed upon me in tho past. Never
fear, my countrymen, that I will disap
point you in the future. I know, my
fellow-citizens, that my course has been
severely criticised by some parlies, and
that I have been charged with entertain
ing views opposed to popular education.
My friend*, this la a slander, for no mun
iu the 8 Ai is more in favor of educating
a constituency than I. Hut, sir, when
the aid to education cornea through the
channel of a Republican caucus, 1, as a
Democrat, am bound to refuse-its accep
tance. ?Applause]
I have, too, been accused of opposition
to the National Democracy, and been
charged with b'-ing a regular "party
smasher." .Sir, I yield to no man in my
devotion to party. I will never consent
to have my party fealty questioned. Hut,
sir, I have said, and do not deny saying,
that if thc South in Congress had held
aloof and stood as a unit she might have
shaped Federal legialatiou, and this i
advocated, not iu antagonism to the
National Democracy, but because I
loved the South and my dear old State
better than I did the Democracy of
Yankeeland. | Loud applause and
cheers. J
Mr. President, 1 need not detain the
Convention longer. This light is ended,
aud it has been fought upon principle
and with honesty. Congressional honors
have again been confided to me. My
every thought as a public man shall be
for those who have imposed the confi
dence. The past speaks for itself. I
only ask you to await the future in
patience. (Loud and continued applause
and cheers.]
Mr. Murray was called for, and ro
sponded in a graceful tribute to li in !
friends who had supported him, pledging
them to the support of thc honorable
gentleman who had been Felec'.cd to fill
tho place, lie was loudly cheered and
applauded.
Mr. Johnstone was called for and
spoke in a happy mariner, being fre
quently applauded.
lu responso to calU Co!. Bowen thank
ed bis supporters in un eloquent though
brief speech.
Mr. Pope, of Newberry, offered a
resolution thanking the citizens for the
many courtesies showu the delegates and
officers of the Convention for the able
mininer in which they had conducted the
meeting, and it was adopted by a rising
vote.
Mr. Perrin, of Abbeville, moved that
the thanks of the Convention be tender
ed to Mr. Cary for the hall. Adopted.
Mr. Childs, of Pickens, moved to ad
journ sine die. Carried amid great hand
shaking and congratulations, in which
the defeated candidates joined most
heartily.
The Abbevillo Primaries.
ABBEVILLE, August ll.-The voto o?
last Saturday's primary election was
counted to-day by the Central Club, with
the following result: Total volo cast
2,888, necessary for nomination 1,445.
John F. Bradley received for the Legis
lature 1,910, R. R. Hemphill 1,779, Ellis
G. Graydon 1,588, W. H. Parker 1,522.
The race for the fifth man will have to
be run over again. M. Y. Zeigler for
Clerk of Court received 2,683 and J. N.
Cochran 170. J. F. C. Dupre for Sher
iff 2,254, G. McD. Miller 380. J. Ful
ler Lyon received the nomination for
probate judge, J. T. Park? for auditor
and J. W. P errin for treasurer, the rest
of the County officers, except the coroner,
will havo to run the race over. The pri
mary will come oft' next Saturday. Good
will prevailed throughout the campaign
and there was no partisanship in the
race at all. The nominees for the Legis
lature are excellent men aud their selec
tion gives general satisfaction.
Condition of Crops in South Carolina.
The reports of County correspondents
to the State Department of Agriculture,
August 1st, show a decline in the condi
tion of cotton from the previous month.
DuriDg the early part of July the raine
were very heavy, and this following the
excessive wet weather of June, caused
the plant to be very tender and succulent.
After the first week in July the weather
was bot, dry and sultry, aud the sudden
change caused the plant to cast fruit and
leaves, and shedding is reported very
generally in all parts of the State.
Great danger to the crop was apprehen
ded until near the close of the month,
when seasonable showers relieved the
anxiety of tho farmers to some extent,
The plant was sustained mostly by sur
face roots and in order to remove thc
grass it was necessary to plough close tc
the plant, and in some caaea the surface
roots were destroyed. The growth ol
the plant was consequently checked and
some damage necessarily done. Since il
has been freed of grass and has had thc
benefit of the rains in the latter part ol
the month, it is said to be taking on s
better and more vigorous growth, with
prospects for an average crop brighten
ing. In the upper part of tbe State the
filant is small, and iu the middle and
ewer section? it is about an average
site, but, except in a few localities, it is
not fruiting as well as usual at this sea
son. Three correspondents in the lowei
part of the State mention the appearance
of the caterpillar ; but one of th em, wbc
has not seen the worm, doubts if it is thc
genuine cotton caterpillar. The condi
tion is reported in Upper Carolina at 75.
Middle Carolina at 85, Lo wer Carolins
at 92-an average for the State of 84
against 79 for the same period lust year
The July report Bhowed the probable
, damage to corn on river and creek bot
toms, and it is confirmed by the later re
ports. In many places the crops were
destroyed by the fiords too late to replant
a*sd fields that on the first of June
promised an abundant yield were aban
doned. The seasons have been remarks
bly favorable for early planted upland
corn, and it is estimated that it will give
above an average yield. Late planted
and that plantea on oat stubble suffered
severely from excessive rains during
June and July and the drought tbat fol
lowed, and was reported below an aver
age on the 1st of August. The general
condition for the whole crop ls reported :
For Northern Carolina, 78; Middle
Carolina, 91 ; Lower Carolina, 98--ac
average for the State of 87 against 75 foi
the same ti mo. last year.
- The Railway Age settles the qoes
tion aa to which is the oldest railway ir
the United Butes, aa follows : "Th*
first railway built in the United Stat ei
was three miles in length, extending
from the granite quarries at Quincy
Mass., to the Neponaet River, It wai
commenced in 1826 and completed ii
1827. The gauge waa five feet. Thi
rails were pine, a foot deep, covered witt
an oak plate, and these with flat bara o
imn.?__: . j
feaV If everybody knew how to keep i
luirse or mule alick and (St, what a powe:
of Orr St Sloan's Premium Horse and Cat
tie Powders would- be used.
Why ia lt that Wllbite's Fountain ia w
popular? Ewanse the water is soda
\ delightful.
we invite all in need of Dry Goods
Notions. Shoes, Slippers, .Hats, Sugar
r Coffoo, Molasses and Goods of every de
, scriptum to visit our Store during th?
, tie? thirty days. We have reduce*
. prices of au kinds of Gooda, and yon oar
nqw secure soma great bargains for cash
1 Be soi* to see as before buying.
?Vf, . Respectfully.
1 ' C. F. JOKES & Co.
- Report? from the groking crops
from all parts of thc country show them
to bo io a moat promising condition, aud
the prospect of n bountiful harvest, with
a consequent fall and winter of plenty,
is bright. It has been many years ?ince
there has been such general fullness of
the crops of tho diff?rent products in all
sections. Tbe corn and wheat of the
West is particularly advanced this year,
the tobacco of the East and .South is in
a better condition than for years, and the
cotton of thc South is up to its usual
yield. The effects of the last threatened
panic will thus he moro than counteract
ted.
ANNO I'NC KM KN TH.
For Auditor.
The friend? of T. J. WEBB respectfully an
nouuee lilia aa m eaudldate t?r re-election lo the
office of Auditor of And ?non County, subject tu
Hiv UI lion of Hie Democratic [.arty.
For House of Representatives.
The ninny friends of If. ti. BCUDDAY, Esq.,
H jirf ? tfuily announce bim os a candidate for re
election t'< lite House of Representatives, subject
to Hu- primary election. Mr. Scudday ? experi
ence and services during the past session ?rc a
?taranteo of efficleui and faithful service lu the
future.
The friend* of E. M. HUCK Kit announce him
va acaudillan' for the House of Representatives,
?adject to the action of Hie Democratic party.
Tho friend! nt JOHN C. WHITEFIELD, Eso.,
respectfully announce him a* a suitable candidate
to represent Anderson County lu Hie neat IIOUM?
of Representatives, subject lo Hie action of the
Democratic party.
Tho friends of Mr. .?. BELTON WATSON ri>
htx'clfiilly announce him P.' a candidate for thc
ll"!!"1 of Representatives, subject to thc action of
the Democratic party.
The friends of R. P. CL?NESCALE8, lin., re
spectfully annoum'e him as a candida'"' for re
election to tbe House of Representatives nt tho
approaching election, subject to the action of the
Democratic party.
Tpe numerous friends of Col. JOSEPH N.
BROWN announcelilm ax a candidate fur thc Leg
Mature from Anderson County at tito next elec
tion, subject to the action of tue Democratic party.
JliN? VOTBBS
Tho friends of GEORGE E. PRINCE, Esq.,
announce him a? a candidate for the Mouse of
Representatives, subject to the action of thu Dem
ocratic party.
For School Commissioner.
The friend? of GEO. M. McDAVID respectfully
announce him as a candidato for Behool Commis
sioner. Ho will abide tito result of the Primary
election, and support tho nominees of Hie Decco
eratic party.
The friend? of S. p. TATE, Eau., respectfully
announce hun as a suitable candidato for tho
office of School Commissioner at the next election,
subject to the actiou of the L>cmocratlc party.
To THF. VOTERS OF AHDKBSO?* COUSTY :
(iratoful for the confidence reposed in nie hith
erto, and hoping to merit thu samo in the future,
I announce myself a candidato for re-election to
tho office of School Commissioner, subject to tho
regulations of thc Democratic party.
It. W. TODD.
The friends of Col. J. G. CLIN ESCALES, of
Willlamston, respectfully announce him as t sult
ahln utan for the ellice of School Commissioner of
Anderson County at the next election, subject to
thu action of tho Democratic party.
For Judge of Probate.
The friends of T. C. LIGON respectfully an
nounce him as a candidate for re-clec'.lon to tho
office of Judge of Probate for Anderson County at
the next election-subject to the action of the
Democratic party.
For Clerk of Court.
Tho friends of COL. M. P. TRI BR LE respect
fully aunounuo him as a candidate for Cleric of
Court nt the approaching election- subject to the
action of the Democratic party.
The many friends of JOHN W. DANIELS nom
?nalo him as a candidate for re-election to tho
office of Clerk of tho Court for Anderson County
subject to the action of tho Democratic party.
For County Commissioner.
Thc many friends of Mr. A. W. TODD, of tho
city of Anderson, respectfully suggest his namo to
the voters ol Anderson Ccuuty as a suitable can
didate for the office of County commissioner. Mr.
Todd ls u practical mechanic, and will make a
most efficient Commissioner. With his thorough
knowledge of bridge building, we think he would
be tho best man that could be elected to the posi
tion.
Tho friends of Cant. J. PINK. TUCKER, ol
Dark Corner Township, nominate him as a candi
date for CouDty Commissioner at tho next c.cction
subject to tho action of the Democratic party. '
The friends of R. 8. BAILEY, Esq., respectfully
nominale him for re-election to the office of Coun
ty Commissioner, suhject to the Democratic prima
ry election. Mr. Kailey-makes a good County
Commissioner, and his services in the past aro a
guaranty of their faithful performance in tho fu
ture, If elected.
The many friends of Col. JOSHUA JAMESON
of Brushy Creek township, respectfully announce
bini as a candidate for County Commissioner, sub
ieut to tho primary election. Col Jameson hoi
leretofore made us an efficient Commissioner, and
would do so again.
Tho friends of Mr. C. B. GILMER, of Rock
Mills township, respectfully nominate h'm as s
suitable candt-'.ate for County Commissioner al
tbe approaching election, subject to the action ol
the County Democracy.
The friends of Mr. W. J. ROBINS, of Garvin
township, respectfully nominate him as a Buitabk
candidate lor County Commissioner at the ap
proaching election, subject to the action of th?
Democratic party.
MR. ANDREW O. NORRIS ls respectrullj
nominated by his friends as a suitable candidat*
for County Commissioner at the approaching elec
tion, subject to thc action of Ibo Democratic party
Th? friends of JOHN L. GLENN, or Kori
Township, beg leave to announce him as a candi
date for the office of County Com nl&sloncr at th<
next election, subject to the action of tho Demo
cratic party.
The friends of Mr. S. L. ES KEW, of Pendleton
township, respectfully announce him as a candi
dato for County Commissioner, subject to thc ac
tion of the Democratic party. %
We are requested to announcothat J. A. HALI
is a candidate for County Commissioner at th?
ensuing elecUon, subject to the actiou of tho Dem
ocratic party.
Wc are authorised to announce Capt. B, F
DUNCAN as a candidato for tbe offlce of Count]
Commissioner at the ensuing election-subject tr
thc action of tho Democratic party.
Tho friends of Capt. DAVID OWEN, uf Hope
well Township, beg leave to aunounce bim as t
candidate for the office of County Commissioner al
the next election, subject to tho actitn of the
Democratic party.
The many friends of Mr. W. F. BOATNER re
spectfully announce him as a candidate 'or thc
offlco Of County Commissioner, subject to the ac
tion of the Democratic party.
Tho friends of T, M. NELSON, of Savanna*
Township, liomin ito him as a candidato for Colin*
tv Commissioner at the next election, subject tc
tho action of tho Democratic party.
For Coroner.
Tho many friends of J. WILLETT PREVOS1
take pleasure in announcing him as a candidat!
for the office of Coronor, subject to tho action el
the Democratic party.
Tho friends of R. V. H. NANCE respectfullj
nominate him os a candidate for the offlco ol
Coronor of Anderson County at tho next election
subject to the action of the Democratic party.
For Sheriff.
Tho friends of JOHN H. JONES, of Varenu?
Township, respectfully ennounco him aa a suitabli
man for tho offlce of Sheila* of Anderson Count]
at tho next election-subject to tho action of th?
Democratic party. %
Thc many friends of WM. L. BOLT, of Hope
well Townihlp, respectfully announce him as i
candidat? for tho offlco or Sheriff for Andersoi
County at the next election, subject to tho actlor
of the Democratic party.
The friends or JAMES U. MCCONNELL re
spectfully announce him aa a candidate for ro
election to the offlr-e of Sheriff of Anderson Coun
ty-suhject to the action of tho Democratic party
The many friends of B. F. DACUS respectful!]
announce him as a candidate for the offlce o
Sheriff of Anderson County at the next election
subject to the acUon of the Democratic party.
The friends of Capt. C. 8. BEATY beg leave t<
annonnce him as a candidate for Sheriff of Ander
son County at the next election-subject to tin
action of use Democratic party.
For County Treasurer.
Tho many friends of Mr. D. H. RUSSELL re
spectfully announce bim as a candidato for tb<
offlco of County Treasurer, subject to the action o
the Democratic party. If elected, he wili maki
an efficient and acceptable officer.
Tb? many friends of WILLIAM McGUKIK
respectfully announce him as a candidate foi
Trcuurer of Anderson County-subject to th)
action of the D?mocratie party.
Tho many friends of WM. F. COX, of Belton
respectfully nominate him as a candidate foi
Treasurer of Anderson County-subject to the dc
cisi?n of the Democratic primary election.
The many friends of W. H. FRIERSON prc
sent him as a suitable candidate for the offlee o
Conn ' Treasurer, subject to the acUon of tin
Democratic party.
The many friends of Mr. THOMAS 8, CRAY
TON respectfully announce him as a candidate fe
County Trcuurer-tub] cet to the Democrat ii
nomination. Thoroughly competent, reliable am
courteous, he will, ir elected, maka our County ai
excellent and acceptable Treasurer.
Tba undersigned announces himself a candidat'
for County Treasurer, subject to ail requirement
m .vio by th? Democracy of th? County.
_ J. FEASTER BROWN.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
All persons havilng demand agains
the Eainto of Nancy Morris, deceased, an
hereby notified to present them, properly
proven, to the undersigned, within the tim*
proscribed by law, and those Indebted U
make payment.
B. P. SHIR LEY, Adm'r.
Aug. 14, mt 6 ? 1 a
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
All persons having demands agains!
the Estate of Wildara R. Wilson, deceased
are hereby notified to present them, prop
erly proven, to the understand within thc
time prescribed by law, and thoa* indebted
to niakopaymtrt-.
THOS. W. il ARTIN, Adm'*.
August 14, lsM 5 a
Attention, Oin Buyers.
Asecondhand 60-Saw VunWinklo Oin,
Feeder and Condenter for sale at
bottom figures. JIas ouly Binned 275 baies.
Everything in good order. ? or terms, &c.,
call on mc*, or address me at AuUm. B.
J. lt. DOV lilli.
August 14, 1884_p_ _1_
STATE OK SOUTH CAROLINA, .
Coi'KTY OK A.NUI:K.SON. ?
Before the Master.
Ks I'arte Emma C. Erskine-Petition for
Homestead.
NOTICE is herebv given of thc inten
tion of Kilima C. Erskine, widow o?
the lato J. li. Erskine, deceased, to have
her homestead set olf out of thc Personal
Estate of the said J. B. Erskine according
to law. and all persons interested will take
notice thereof. .... .
W. W. HUMPHREYS, Master.
August 14. 1881 _6_4_
LAND FOR SALE.
rilliK undersigned oilers for salo two val
X uable Plantations. One, containing
nil acres, is four miles South of Seneca
City. The other, containing 8(5 acres, is
nine miles South of Seneca City. The lat
ter place bas 25 acres of line bottom land
oh Conneross Creek. A ba i gai ii will be
given to the right kind of purchaser. For
further information, address
W. A. ROWEN. Seneca City.
August 14, 1884_5_8_
POCKET BOOK LOST.
JOST, between Anderson C. H. und
j Pulser Factory, on Monday evening,
August 4, a Pocket Book containing about
live or six dollars, und between three and
four hundred dollars worth or Notes and
other papers. Any one returning the Rook
and contents to the ?KTELLIOENCKB OFFICE
can have all tim money contained in it, or
any one leaving the Notes and papers will 1
be rewarded.
G. Vf. FARMER.
August 7, 1S84 4 2
VALUABLE LANDS IN
Anderson County to Rent.
FYI HE place known as "Rosewood Farm,"
JL lying six miles East of Anderson
C. H., on Hie Williamston Hoad, lately the
home of R. F. Hammond, Esip, contain
ing about 250 acros of cleared land-35 to
40 of which is bottom-with splendid pas
turage, linc dwelling houso, orchard, live
good tenant houses fe; croppers, outbuild
ings, ..Vc. I will rent br lease thia place for
:; ?ena of yean to any first clr.ts ;.:<(..* 7?Lo
lias means and ability to run the same, and
those in hunt of a good place will, perhaps,
not lind a better one ill tbij whole section
of country. Terms made liberal and satis
factory. For particulars, call on
' SYLVESTER RLECKLEY,
Anderson, S. C.
August 14, 1884 _5_ 5
LAND BUYERS, LOOK !
HERE'S a chance for good investments
in Oeorgia lands-all in Hart Coun
ty. Ono Farm of SlOi acres, on Shoal
Creek, 7 miles from Hartwell ; good dwell
ing and tenant-houses, with about 35 acres
good bottom ; enough open land on the
Farm for three or four horse crop-balance
well timbered. All for $2,200. Richly
worth $3,000.
One Farm 180 acres, with enough open
lund for two-horse crop, three tenant hou
ses, good orchard, a splendid Com Mill,
with room? attached for Cotton Oin and
Press, which alone cost over $2,000. This
place is on Cedar Creek, ll miles from
Hartwell. Will sell for $1.600. Or the
Mill, with 127 acres, for $1,250.
These prices are for spot cash, of course.
E. R. HENSON, Hartwell, Ga.
_Auguat_14, 1884_Si_
TOWNSHIP ELECTIONS
ON SUBSCRIPTIONS TO THE
; Savannah Valley Railroad Go.
IN compliance with written applications
from a majority of the Real Estate Own
ers iu thc several Townships of Centreville.
Hroadaway, Hall, Varennes, Savannah and
Corner, in Anderson County, and by au
. tbority of an Act of the General Assembly
' in such case marie and provided, an ELEO
! TION WILL DE HELD ON THE 18th
i DAY OF SEPTEMBER NEXT, in the
said severa' Townships, to wit:
At Hunter., Spring in Centreville Town
. ship,
? At Neal's Creek in Rroadaway Township.
r At Millford's in Hall Township,
A. '; Flat Rock in Varennes Township,
J At George Stephenson's omi Holland's
Store in Savannah Township,
> At Dark Corner in Corner Township,
-For the purpose of determining ihe sub
' scription by taxation of said several and
! respective Townships, to wit :
For Centreville Township.$2,700.00
' For Rroadaway Township,. 2,200.00
; For Hall Township. 1,700.00
? For Varennes Township,. 2,800.00
- For Savannah Township,. 1,900.00
For Corner Township,. 1,900.00
i -To be paid the present year (1884), when
; the 8t"te and County Taxes aro collected.
The following named persons are appointed
Managers lo conduct suid Election, to wit :
\ At Hunter's Spring-Thus. Henry Bur
. riso, John O'Neal aud W. C. Cann.
At Neal's Creok-W. A. Geer, J. N. Van
diver aird A. Evins Browne.
At Milford's- J. C. Hamlin, W. E. Wul
' tera and A. P. Warnock.
At Flat Rock--H. E. Thompson, Samu
" el A. Whitaker and Webster M. P. Hall.
At George Stephenson's-Wm. Jones,
i I De-?n Stephenson and A. E. Scud 'ay.
At Holland's Store-Joseph Winters, J.
Banks Wright and Saml. H. Earle.
1 At Dark Corner-C. C. Simpson, Robert
Sherard and Pringle Cook.
That said managers after being duly
. sworn according to law, will open the polls
i at 7 o'clock a. m. and close the same at 0
o'clock p. va.; and shall count the votes,
and return thom together with their state
ment and tally sheets, to the County Com
? missioners by ll o'clock on thc- 15th duy of
} September next.
Rv order of the Board.
, R. S. BAILEY,
r Chairman Board County Commissioners.
, W. H. FaiKitaoif, Cleric.
August 14, 1884 5 5
NEW CROP
TURNIP SEED
- AND -
FBTJIT JABS
- AT -
SIMPSON, REID & CO.'S,
WAVERLY HOUSE CORNER.
July .10, 1884 49
tutu Best Horse ?fe Cattle Powders at
Orr ?ft Sloan's.
BUGGIES, BUGGIES !
IP YOU WANT A
First Class Buggy,
Buy the Columbus Boggy from
J. 8. FOWLER,
Anderson, 8. C.
June 12, 1884 48 3m
^ae- Best Brushes at Orr <k Sloan'a.
FRESH TURNIP SEED.
LANDRETH'S Fresh Turnip Seed for
sale by A. B. TOWERS.
August 7, 1884 4
READ THIS.
I "TV/TY assortment of Goods is as complete
J AT*, as any other house for this season of
the year, and 1 will be pleased t J show ray
Goods to all persons wishing to buy.
L ?J " , A. B. TOWERS,
No. 4 Granite Row, Anderson. 8. C.
August 7,1884 . 4
Best Cigars at Orr & Sloan's.
IMPORTANT NOTICE.
I*IAVEn large stock of SHOES and
BOOTS-p.Rged Shoes, T. Miles 4
Sons and Bs v 8tato-wbich I aro P?lling at
\?U?k*n f'"6?- Jt**8?' Shoos from 75c
to ?3.W per pair: Mens'. Shoes from $1.25
?P HS01 .Pi?8od Bhovs T. Mltea A
Sons Mens' Shoes at cost. Bay State Shoes
Shoes Hats are atilt going.. Ooma and
get a Hat before they are all gone.
A. B. TOWERS.
August 7,1884 <
j. P. SULLIVAN & CO.,
GENERAL MERCHANDISE DEALEI
THE BEST COFFEE A SPECIALTY
MMC'ERSON, ? - S;
STONE MOUNTAIN, GA
THE LITTLE GEORGIA
Having secured tlie SOLE RIOHT to ?ell the
Celebrated Stone Mountain Corn Whiskey
DEFIES Competition by saying that it is by far tho PUREST and BEST On
k >y iimde in the world. Physicians prescribe it, wherever known a? oi^
No use in y: >ing to Drug Stores or other Bare to buy Pure Corn Whiskey for life
purpose?, o. any other purpose, for there is not a single Drug Store or Bar in ?2
iliat keej s Stone Mountain Whiskey. Consequently, there is none BO M I
Genuine Stone ^fountain Cum Whlakey. Remember tbnt M 8
place you cati get Stone Mountain Corn Whiskey is nt tho LITTLE QE?BQI& Ul
July 'M . 1884
JP. M. BUTLER, Proprietor.
THE LADIES' BAZAR,
TEE EXQUISITE INFANTS' AND CHILDRENS'
Lace Caps and Ladies' Neckwear
Are commanding tim attention and admiration of tho Ladies. Yon will
always find a LOVELY lot of
Mitts, Hose, Handkerchiefs, Parasols, Hats,
Fans, Neckwear, Ladies' Underwear,
Dress Goods of every description.
Wc l ave a few more pairs of those lovely LADIES' SLIPPERS and OHO"!
hand yet, every pair warranted to give perfect satisfaction.
These Goods are sold at prices that cannot bc approached by any other how, h
City.
JOHN IL MCCONNEL
_Waverly House Bleak <
All who want to Save TIME, LABOR and MONEY should ct! J
D. S. TAYLOB
AND PRICE
The Canton Monitor Engines,
The Canton Single Reaper,
The New Buckeye Binders,
The Canton Sweepstakes Thresher,
The Miller New Model Vibrating Thre8u$|
The Empire Grain Drill,
The Empire Horse Bake,
The Winship otton Gin and Power Press, |
' The GrifBln Cotton Planter.
All tl e ibovc Machines are guaranteed to give entire satisfaction. Would b* pjH
to have y u. cull and price. I can save you money. Testimonials from all stdfiB
You can e: d for yourself if you will call on me.
RUBBER BE?.TING all sizes- Lowest Prices.
D. 8. TAYLOR, Depot Statt .fl
May . 1884 42_1
ANDERSON
MILITARY SCHOOL
ANDERSON, S. C.
? -
THE Eerrcises of this School will begin
or Monday. Sept. 1, 1884.
The yei r is divided into two Sessions of
Twenty Verles each. Tuition, per Session,
$8.00 to Jltf.00. Board, including fuel,
$12.00 per nonth.
We ha- e secured the services of Mr.
Emanuel Wahl, Ph.D., (of Leipsic,) for
merly an Oltcer in the German army, to
teach Ger o:;n, Freuch and Military Tactics.
Special mention will be given to small
boys.
Deductions made for all public funds re
ceived.
For Catalogue, giving terms, Ac, apply
to
W. J. LIGON, \ n.|_M"i
H. G. REED, j Mapata
Joly 81 1R84_3_2m
$5B- Purest Medicines at Orr & Sloan's
LAND FOR SALE.
BY virtue of the Will of Samuel Bowen,
deceased, I will sell at Anderson CH.,
8. C., on SALEDAY IN SEPTEMBER,
1881, tho following described Real Estate,
to wit :
All that TRACT OF LAND, containing
about ont hundred and eleven acres, moro
or los, sii unto in Centreville township, in
Anderson County, in Hont h Carolina, about
five miles from Anderson C. H., adjoining
lands of M. B. Heiubree, Martha Watson
sad John Marlin, and being the land
whereon ?.aiah M. Bowen, deceased, lately
resided. Plat of same will be exhibited on
day of sale.
TEBUs op SALE-The whole of the pur
chase money to be paid on 1st December,
1384.
Possession will be given on 1st January,
1885.
Purchaser to pay for all necessary papers.
JAMES WEBB,
Administrator with the Will annexed.
July 31. 1884 3 5
~i?>.)- Cheapest Lamps at Orr & Sloan'a.
?BP) (Sb
^JPRSSEJ^E THE St? i
SOLD ONLY BY '
J. Am DANIELS.
You cim n ot afford to use common 8pec
i tades, male with iron frames, and r,el with
i cheap pre sc d lenses. With irregular, un
I polished t urfaces, and cone out of centre,
when for i.l tile more you can get a nice
steel, elsa: ic- blue frame, with patent silver
nose-ni ocr, (to adjust the cone in front of
the sight ) and will not rust. King's
frames ar? set with pure white ground,
regular, p iii jhed surface lenses/with cone
in centre. 'J hese Spectacles will preserve
the eye fr un decay, by supplying it with
the exact, perfect magnifying power that
nature ha? lot, thus preventing the invol
untary strMn that adds damage to weak
ness of ti e most sensitive and val nable
member o'the human body;_
Fitting ihr Spectacles is QUITE IMPOR
TANT. AJi er trying on ? number of Spec
tacles, the ru ttomer's vision is so confused
he cannot Jr. Jge right I have a Patent
Optomtter (or eye measurer.) that will get
the exact f MUS at once. Dr. Holland writes
me;
"My wife Buffered a long time with head
ache, by t ie involuntary strain on the <tptlO
nerve, and Ktog's Spectacles promptly re
lieved it. (Signed) S. N. HOLLAND."
j Spcctach a should be used as soon as their
aid will prevent straining the eye, Just as a
crutch is r st 1 to prevent strain on a sprain
ed ankle. Economy says get tbs ''Best of
Every th in 5," especially ot Spectacles. If |
Llight hurtt the eye, or you are inclined.to
I squint the eye, or if the eye ls sore, get
smoked gi is; ea.
N. B.-Any one using King's Spectacles,
and are not satisfied with, them, will pleas*
return tb o n to - <
, . J. A. DANIELS.
I Jnly 24,1884 V - .
THE
DRUG STORE
MOVED!
0
HILL BROS
Have moved their Drug Store
To McCully's Corner,
(The Stand formerly occupied
by Smith & Co,,)
Where they will be glad to see tbdrfita*
and the public generally when io
want of anything ia
their line.
July 31, 1884
SPECIAL NOTICE!
OWING to the ?<jajclty of wowr
take thia opportunity of Jnfominf
trading public that we have put A
prices of all of our Goods to the
aird can offei some 8pecial Bargains "?
line for the Cash.
We will sell yon our Hats and
.bout at east, and can give 5
good variety to select from.
All other ar tic! co in proportion
them and see for yourself.
W.S. LIGON ?
-./Hr- IHTld?roekettssld "B?.l(.
are right and then go ahead," and h.
body nrtW woald do tho Barne tb?-g.
would buy all thtfr Medicines flo?
4 Stott*.

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