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PROGRESS OF THE WAR.
Oil Guantanamo,Cuba, Friday June
1U.-The invasion of Cuba by the
American forces began to-day. Six
huudred marines have pitched their
tents about thc smoking ruins of the
outer fortifications of Guantanamo
und the stars and stripes for thc lirst
time float from a Spanish flagstaff in
To Capt. Clarke and thc battleship
Oregon belong the honor of accom
plishing thc first successful landing of
the war. Forty muriues from thc
battleship went ashore this morning
and occupied thc left entrance of the
bay until the troopship Panther ar
rived with tidO murines. These, under
command of Lieut. Col. R. W. Hunt
ington, arrived at 3 o'clock and Within
half an hour they had burned thc
buildings of the Spanish camp and
hud sot tire to thc miserable little vil
lage which crouched on the beach
under the hilltop of Guantanamo.
Mole St. Nicholas, June 12, 8 p. m.
- Hunting on's marines were contin
uously engaged for thirteen hours
until 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon,
fig!'ting Spaniards, Guerillas and reg
ulars at entrance of Guantanamo har
bor. Americans finally landed rein
forcements. Spanish loss believed to
be heavy. We lost four killed and
one wounded. Our advance pickets
unaccounted for. Among our dead ?B
assistant surgeon John Blair Gibbs,
'onie Richmond, lately practicing in
New York City.
Cape Ilaytien, June 12, 10:30 p. iii.
-Eight thousand Americans, accord
ing to a private dispatch from Port
au-Prince, have lauded very near
Santiago dc Ci ja.
i'he United States auxiliary cruiser
St. Louis arrrived at Mole St. Nicho
Washington, June 12.-Under com
mand of Major Gen. Shafter, the first
division of the United States array
will sail tonight from Key West for
Santiago de Cuba to besiege and cap
ture that town. The army transports,
30 in number, left Port Tampa yester
day and are now at Key West.
The convoying warships, believed
to number between 16 and 19, will be
ready for the voyage by nightfall, and
with this powerful force there is no
longer reason for apprehension that
the transports can be attacked success
fully by any Spanish warships, even
if such should have escaped the vigi
lant search of the naval commanders
ut Key West and off Havana.
It is believed here that the sally
out of Havana of the three Spanish
gunboats was intended to create the
impression that they were prepared to
go out to attaoL the transports. If
so, the plan miscarried for the crafts
were detected immediately by Commo
dore Watson's cruisers and driven
back pell mell into Havana harbor
under the protection of the guns of
the shore batteries. Even if these
boats had escaped they could have
done no damage, for the sise of the
convoy furnished for the troopship is
sufficient to warrant belief that they
would have been speedily destroyed
should they have had the courage to
make an attack upon the fleet of
American ships. The Spanish gun
boats are not of formidable character,
not one of them being the equal in
power to the smallest of the American
cruisers, or even of suoh gunboats as
the little Bancroft, which may be
used as Gen. Shufter's flagship.
Every precaution has been taken by
the government to ensure the safety
of the troops en route to Cuba. The
naval war bnard'was in session to day
making the final preparations for the
disposition of thc guard ships. The
transports will $e kept as closely to
gether as safe navigation will permit
and the warships will bo disposed
ahead, astern and on either flank.
The fleetest scouting vessels will be
thrown far out in advance of thc
transports, and in order to ensure
against an attack from thc rear some
of the vessels, such as the St. Louis,
perhaps, will linger far astern ready to
signal the heavy armed cruisers at the
first sign of an approaching foe. The
stately battleship Indiana, it is ex
pected, will lead the procession of
Bhips, whioh will be the most numer
ous gathered in American waters since
the oivil war.
The troops should arrive off Santi
ago by Wednesday night, supposing
the fleet proceeds at eight knots speed,
and landing operations should begin
by Thursday, for Gen. Shafter will
not keep his men cooped an shipboard
a moment longer than necessary. lt
is not believed that they, will be land
ed at, Caimanera, the point on Guan
tanamo bay where tho American flag
now flies over the head of Sampson's
marines', aa that place, while well
adapted to serve aa o novo ?base, and
as a harbor of refuge for the American
warships, is not particularly we'll
suited .for the beginning of military
In ten days time, unless unforeseen
obstacles are encountered, the move
ment upon Porto Rico will begin.
The war department has naen in
close communication by telegraph
with Gen. Miles at Tampa, and all the
necopsary instructions have been given
to the commanding g?n?ral for the
military forcea to be used in this part
of the campaign. Gen. Miles in tura
has been consulting Generala Coppin
ger and Lea ' at Jacksonville, giving
the necessary detailed instructions,
and all is so near ready that were some
essential supplies on hand the expedi
tion could s tart within 24 honre.
The navy department baa been ad
vised of the purpose of the army, and
the war boara to-day waa m piing ar
rangements td supply the eonvoy fleet.
This will, be of a more formidable
.baracter than that whioh-goes with
the Santiago expedition, for the plans
contemplate a Joint attack upon San
Juan fortifications by tho army and
navy, and these fortifications arc so
powerful that heavily armored ships
only can bc sent against them, ut thc
beginning. Therefore, it is believed
that Sampson's battleships will heud
Tampa. Kia., June 12.-The expedi
tion that sailed from herc to Key
West prior to going to Santiago, was
made up of ucarty 20 regiments of
regular infantry, of from 500 to 550
men each, including besides the regi
ments of the Fifth army corps, four
regiments of infantry that have boen
in camp at Mobile, and which formed
part of Major General Coppinger's
command ut that rendezvous. Thc
total force of regular infantry was
about 11,000. There were also two
regiments of volunteer infantry, about
2.000 altogether, thc Second regiment
of cavalry from Mobile, 500 men, and
two squadrons each from the First,
Third, Sixth. Ninth and Tenth caval
ry, about 3,000 men ; eight troops of
volunteer cnvalry, taken from Roose
velt's rough riders, 500 men ; four
batteries of light artillery, 300 men
and 16 guns; two batteries ot heavy
artillery, 200 men and 16 guns ; the
battalion of engineers, 200 men ; sig
nal and hospital corps, etc., about300
men, a grand total of about 17,000
men. Tho regulars were practically
picked men, as not a single recruit
was taken, the regiments carrying only
the old seasoned troops.
One of the best provisions of thc
war tax bill, as the Senate passed it,
is ode which requires every barrel of
"adulterated" or "mixed" flour to be
stamped with a four-cent stamp, and
to be plainly marked or branded
"mixed flour, 1 together with the true
weight of the package, the names of
the ingredients contained thereiu, the
name of the manufacturer or packer,
and the place where manufactured or
There could not be a juster tax. lt
is not a tux on thc poor man's food,
as some of its opponents tried to muke
it appear but a wholesome piece of
legislation from every standpoint.
Moht of the adulterated flour which
is sold so largely in this country now
is a vile compound which should be
discouraged and exposed by every
In the debate on the provision to
which we have referred Seuator Mason
read the following circular from a
North Carolina firm addressed to a
firm of millers in Pennsylvania:
(Tho York Maunfacturing Company,
paints and wood fillers, 112-114 Fay
Greenesboro, N. C., May 7.-Gentle
men: We invite your attention to our
mineraline, which is without doubt
the greatest existing discovery.
There is no flour mill man who can
afford not to use it, for several rea
Your flour will be much whiter and
nicer. It does not injure the flour in
any way, is not at all injurious to tho
health, and by using mineraline you
realize a margin of from $400 to $1,600
on each oar load you use.
To secure a low freight rate, we
mark it "ship stuff." We eau furnish
you mineraline free on board cars,
your station, for high grade flour, for
$20 per ton, for medium grado flour at
$16 per ton, fur bread meal at $8 per
For a high grade flour usn 15 per
cent mineraliue, for medium grade
flour use 12 per cent mineraline, for
bread use 12 per cent mineraline, and
for feed meal use 18 per cent minera
line. We furnish all our custotmrs
with a mixer free of charge This
machine will distribute completely
auy proportion desired, and costs
nothing to attach. All you have to
do is to bore a hole iu your elevator
pipe, clamp on the muohiue, attach a
cord to ruu it, fill up the hopper, and
set the feed to the proportion desired.
Enclosed find sample of cur minera
line for medium grade flour.
You cannot afford to let your com
petitor beat you iu both quality and
margin. We would be glad to hear
from you. Very truly yours.
The York Manufacturing Company,
Ry M. K. H.
Measra. Fisher & Miller, Huntingdon,
Ap analysis of the mineraline ad
vertised in thia circular was made by
the firm to whioh the circular read by
Seuator Mason was sent and shows
.that the adulterant is nothing but
ground day, 75 per cent of which is
insoluble even in acid.
The other adulterants of flour which
will be reached by thc war tax meas
ure are barytes .flour or ground rock,
which increases the weight and adds
to the whiteness of tbe flour with
Wuiuu ii ?M mixed, ?nd the most com
mon one of all which is known as corn
flour from whioh the gluten and sugar
have been extracted and bleached
with sulphuric acid.
Many States have laws forbidding
the sale of adulterated food products,
but goods manufactured in States hav
ing no such laws may be sold in any
ota?e io original packages.
The Supreme Court of the United
States has held that the sale of such
ooda can not be interfered with by
tate laws, aa that would be an inter
ference with inter-state commerce.
It is not in the power of Congress to
prohibit the sale of adulterated food
producta but congress may use the
taxing power of the government to
discourage food adult?rations, and that
ta what it has very properly done in
regard to adulterated flour.
- Coleman Gibson, the 15-year-old
son of John Gibaon, who lives in Paris
Mountain Township, Greenville Coun
ty, waa atruok by lightning Sunday
afternoon and instantly killed.
OUR HOLDIEB ?OYS. i
Happenings of Interest to Homo Folks i
Concerning Anderson Volunteers
At Chlckamauga Park. ,
CAMI? UKO. II. THOMAS, ,
ClIlCKAMAUUA, (! \., .June ll, 1S'.?S. ,
This has boon a red lotter week i'or ,
thc 1st Regiment S. C. V. On Mon
day evening, before wo left Camp
KHerbe, the Governor made u a very
affecting speech, and as we passed
through Columbia thousands of men.
women aud children crowded the side
walks and waved handkerchiefs and
cheered. When we at last got on
hoard the train thc boys talked?from
the windows of thc cars to the crowds
that thronged tho union shed. Final
ly, the train moved slowly from the
shed and the pcoplo yelled themselves
bourne as it steamed away.
From Columbia to Augusta, at
epery station, great crowds gathered
and cheered us on our way. When
darkness had settled down bonfires
wero built at the stations along thc
route, and the people gathered around
these fires and waved their handker
chiefs and yelled as tho train passed
There were four sections. The first
two carried Companies A lo F, under
command of Col. Tillman: tho second
two carried companies G to M, under
command of Col. Alston. Thc first
two sections came over the S. C. &
(Ja., and thc see >nd two over thc
Before we left Camp KHerbe Mr. 10.
M. Scott was transferred to the regi
mental band, and it was a good selec
tion, for Mr. Scott is a musician of
the highest order.
A day and night were consumed in
making thc trip from Camp Ellerbe to
Camp Thomas. Along thc route,
between thc "coffee stations," we ate
"hard tack," Boston baked beans and
corned beef, and enjoyed it. We ran
through some very pretty scenery and
about dusk on Tuesday wc reached
the end of tho railroad, and, unload
ing our tents, camp utensils and bag
gage, we placed them on the wagons
that were waiting at the depot for us
and marched three miles over one of
the dustiest roads I have ever seen in
my life. In pluces thc dust was
actually over our shoe tops.
On each side of the road for the
entire three miles there was almost
a continuous string of men and tents,
and the soldiers assembled there
cheered us as we passed.
Notwithstanding our disagreeable
march, I never heard a murmur of
dissatisfaction from any of the men,
and when we were dismissed the men
rolled up in their blankets and slept on
the ground wherever they happened
Camp Thomas is as pretty a place to
camp as one could wish for. About a
huudred yards below the place where
Company C is located is the famous
Cbickamauga creek where our fore
fathers fought and died before us, and
it is ouc of the prettiest streams I
have ever seen.
It is a strange freak of fate that the
1st Regiment S. C. V. should be iu
the same brigade with a Minnesota
and a Peons Ivan ia Regiment, the
sous of men who were the enemies of
our forefathers thirty odd years ago.
Wo arc on the friendliest of terms
with the northern regiments, who are
a fine looking lot of men.
There aro now encamped at Camp
Thomas about 60,000 men.
I neglected to mention in my last
week's notes that Company C presented
Captain Watkins with a sword before
we left Camp Eiierbe. He was much
affected by this evidence of thc regard
which his men held for him.
Lieut. Grant has been very sick for
several days, being threatened with
pneumonia but, I am glad to state, is
now well again.
On Thursday night Col. Alston,
Lieut. Col. Tillman, Adjt Frost and
Major liarle each made short but elo
quent address .a to the men of 1st
Regiment S. C. V., and while the
other speeches were good Col. Till
man seems to be endowed with the
samo magnetism that his famous
undo possesses, and wau cheered over
and over again.
Mr. Millcdgo Benham has been ap
pointed Sergeant Major of the 1st
I understand that uniforms for the
1st Regiment S. C. Y. will be given
ont to-day, and if this ia true, the
men will certainly be glad to get
them, for camp life has about ruined
what clothes the boys brought with
thom. The uniforms supplied to eaoh
man consists of one suit of brown
duok, ono bine snit, one hat, one cap,
two blue flannel shirts, two suits of
underclothing and one pair of shoes.
Down below Alexander bridge on
Chiekamauga creek, where a fierce
battle was waged during the civil war,
is a largo spring of pure, c ld water,
tnd although this spring is fully a
nile from camp there is a constant
itroam of mot? with buckets goiog
here all day long. There an- other
?pringa nearer camp, but tho water itt
his spring is so much better than
die others that thc men do not regre t
die long walk to obtain it.
.lust bick of Capt. Watkins' tent is
t lurgc tree that some time in the past
lias been shattered by shot and shell
ind it still bears the sears. And
many of the large trees throughout
the camp hear traces of the teriiblc
hail of iron and lead that occurred
herc during the war between the
States. Several of the men have
found Minie balls and worm-eaten
tout stakes and broken swords, ull
mute evidences of that awful struggle.
JAS I*. Ku.i.KniiEW.
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- It is said there will be seven can
didates for Governor.
- Rain is needed in nearly every
section of thc State.
- The Hoard of Health-has declar
ed thc smallpox ?pid?mie at au end
- President McKinley has appoint
ed David Ilemphili, of Chester, Chief
Quartermaster with thc rank of Major.
- Senator A. II. Dean, of Green
ville, who has been solicited by his
friends to run for congress, has decid
ed not to enter the race.
- Mr. A. B. Watson, ol llidgc
Springs, hns thirty acres in tomatoes
this year, and expects to put up 50,
)00 cans of peaches.
- Mad dogs aro numerous in the
Alexander and Craw Creek sections of
Pickens county. Those ? dogs that
have been bitten by them nre being
- Rewards of $50 each are offered
For Harvey Lackey and Bill Yeargau,
Laurens county convicts who escaped
from the camp of W. Holmes Hardin,
Jr., Chester county, on June 4th.
- A small child of J. M.Stewart,
who lives above Picken?, fell in a pot
sf boiling water last week and was very
badly scalded. It was doing very well
it last accounts.
- G. W. Whitman, of Jonesville,
was in town last week. He is now
riding a wheel and says ho is going to
make the campaign on it. He says
that is one hobby he is riding and an
other will be the piaoing of all State
3ollegcs on the same footing with free
schools, charge no tuition at all. He
says he is going in to win the Gover
norship this timo.-Spartanbur?
- There are only two nines of small
pox io Newberry arid both have been
promptly isolated. Energetic incas
ures have been tn teu,vaccination made
compulsory, and there is no fear of
the probability of spread of thc dis
- Mr. K. I<. Yates, near Lone Star,
possesses a freak chicken, which ha'
four well developed legs, though only
two are used hy tho foul. Two legs
grow between tho regular legs and arc
j useless for walking purposes. The
chicken ought to make a great scratch
; - The small graiu crop is reported
to he very fine throughout the State.
- J. R. Tolbert, a white Republi
can of Abbeville county, has been ap
pointed collector of customs of the
port of Charleston, and General Bob
Smalls, colored, has again secured thc
collectorship of Beaufort.
- Tho Daughters of the Confeder
acy of Spartanburg have passed a res
olution offering a medal for tho best
sketch of "Spartanburg County in the
civil war," to be written by a student
of SVofford College, provided tho fac
ulty of tho college approves thc propo
sition. A committee called on Presi
dent Carlisle and made known their
- The building boom that started
in Aiken last year is still booming.
It is estimated that over $200,000 was
expended on new buildings aud im
provements during the year '1)7, and
this year already improvements aggre
gating in thc neighborhood of $75,000
I arc now underway, and the year is not
t half gone.
- Tho Charleston News and Cou
rier publishes a dreadful statement to
the effect that Mr. Mike Hair, wife
and son died of smallpox in a thickly
j settled portion of Saluda County with
out attention of au3r kind-utterly
abandoned to their fate That the
I old lady, who was in a precarious con
! dition, wanted water and the old man,
in hclpiug her to thc bucket, fell, with
his wife, wheu both expired. Six doc
tors wore sent for, yot none responded.
Tho paper calls for some merciful
! protection for tho people of that
section. Tho smallpox in that local
ity must be of a very virulent typo, as
other deaths have occurred from the
same malignant disease- with no holp
afforded from either local or State of
Wo oner Ono Hundred Dollars reward for any
case ' f Catarrh that cannot bo cured by Hairs
Wo, tb? undersigned bavo known F. J. Cheney
for the last 16 yean, and believe him perfectly
honorable lo all business transactions and finan
cially able to carry out any obligations made by
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directly upon the blood aud mucous surfaces ot
the system. Testimonials sent free. Price 78c.
per hottln Sold hy ell drualat*
GEN. F1TZHUGH LEE,
THE MAN OF THE HOUR,
Makes plans to advance on thc Spanish array, and wipe theoi from the face
if tho earth. Our plans aro already made, and we are daily doing away
with the high price system used by our competitors. The knife has been used
by us iu cutting prices, and to-day
THE RACKET STORE
- Is given up to be the -
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Dreaded by competition and Imitators.
SEE OUR UNE OF CHEAP CLOTHING.
Uon'o a..:?.- 01 no
A Splendid Suit for $2.98.
Bots' Suits 50c.
Men's Good Jeans Pants 35c.
Will give you for 75c. any style Ladies' Shoe you want.
Children's Shoes 15c. up.
Just out of sight our Men's Shoes of all grades, ?fee,
IN DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS WE STILL LEAD.
Ginghams 2ic. yard, Cheese Cloth 2?c. yard, one box Laundry Soap le.
Best, two Cakes for 5c. Our Millinery Department is the cheapest you ever
h p.* rd i if. Away with high prices !
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THE RACKET STORE. Qheapert in the State.
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Another barrel of White Wine special pickling
To arrive this week. Bend around your Jug and try some of our five varie
ties of HOT WEATHER SYRUP, guaranteed not to ferment.
Largo 3-1 b Cans of GRATED PINE APPLE at 15c. or two for 25c.
A special bargain for a few days.
Big lot of superb assorted CRACKERS and FANCY BISCUITS.
Trv them while fresh.
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