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VOL. II. MANNING, CLARENDON COUNTY, S. C., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13 1886. .5.
OLD TDI 1 RCALLED.
A Membe-r of Etimare Cabi't T-ila
The 1;,t i muber of M1J*
ardFilmore' a: t Hon. A. H.
H. Stuart, of iau;ton. Y.L. Lo 78
years of :!. :n-! a li ce
lion of - "h mf:oday. A
porte~r for th:- Yrw Yorkfu A &
press mtz himn 11:,0 othezs day at i: -
Fifth Ave:u. ht.weh w:. :-.t
tcndance r :b h -:n :f the trus
tees of ti.. Puwiv inn1.''f 'm he
is one. a Md :,
stooped v. . . ?amal, clan
shaven fac : e
"Teiv can n:>Ve" ':111oVm mmo
ry w li. I ,;v.( i v:,- Se t:.rv of ;:1
interior frt.u 1I w -8 "e"t in
to the cabi .a :-er .F m
became pres . o. cou.e were
Daniel We '- . :: of: .' a-i
died in S.- -:n. 1 id. e
ceeded by 1E .w:i re--e's
Corwin er u r.rt- Grauy
Caaries M. Co..rA, - c,::'--r :;
Gov. WiimA. Gar:,ur;Jh
Nathan . life,0; 1:V., IS~mse
general. 'dr. Gr A~ a _inngt
for vice rd -: . . a r
signe.d. J,: P. K-a, of Mary
lan1d, then. wen:. ,u theo ;:leket in h1:1m
plac. .OLi lln t ih e. I a Io i
leit. Lr. C air u.s t&_- last to die,
some tive years .
"How (o -our s"taesimen of to-day
Compare Wi .i thoe 'yu m
"Taere are no me., ', it) rakw
Clay, W er, am:
was tie g-re:te-.t pr.c e . ::e. :ni I,
Webster tueg..d. de:,:ater dra
tor; and'Cainuun :a no-t profouad
political philos er. Mr. C:.y yi:id a
personal ciq aux t::.t en:, b.id him to
con'troi neary iv- vrnmve wiio came un
der his inliu ~uee. 'Mr. F...i.:ore was a
very able man and ;a a mind1u perfect
ly jaianced. I don't thinl" 1haL pu)b:iC
ooiniio nas done j:stice to his great
a'uiiitw- . He w.as a otatesman of it
resou'rces, and' aiways had suilicieut
power to meet exigeneits of whatever
nature. I knew imm weii in coupeMs
in 1842 and oit-:n heani it reiuirked
that nem-as born for the leadership of
the hiouse.
"As vice presideznt hesi.:eeed to have
every quaiity to c..ntrol a:.d dignify
the position. I1 was a muci presi
dent. He brought with Lima to the
cabinet meetmius a more thorough
knowledge of t,. tri.)es ani (estions
to be diseusbed.thai:i va ;osessesed by
any memtcr. -A ii it an he was tae
most considerate and : abe man it
has ever been my g od . fortune to
knor." If thb-re was a purer man or
more unselti-h pa:riut I have yet to
learn his naue. .lDauiel Woester was
not only one of tle grandest orators
and duuaters, but see:aily ire was most
captivating. .Ls n.it was supero, his
words of wisdoui and his il.w of spirits
perenniad. At his o'r a Louse he was
a most deiiiuh::ua hot, and rvone coad
exceed his Liospitali:y. His very pres
.eneggaveie to every conivivial pairty.
Lue often ained W I me a:d I wit
him. So l4ne'v INta trou.y in his
private as wed1 -s his ! .'I dfe. I
stood by i .id .e wav lie .::I the cor
ner-s&one of the e.:p1e1 <cxi:nion at
Wasiuton ini 18O2 or l&, 1 forg'et
whicn y:ear~.11e ?.ame a gi. nd speecla
on tiat occasion."
"Have t:ngs changed muc since
then?"
" *WeJ, ;7e nevec he.:.r.i s.> muhth
fraud aud comn't moie a ttrited
to men in id..:- pation :- now. Tne
a great degree. . A. to inow the e~ov
ernment.:a r are c. l:eed w in
not been tity to itna in'y lenigth
of time lor:.rV '. c..r. Idu I ~ctuld
writeway oi:mes about the. men
and ENE'dvea:s u.'t..: oX. w'. ay.
~ New H Isame. '. O'd Sitesi.
There are, no dout~ manny personls
DOW living in Romec who have beneath
them the resi 1i'ace of some gentlemian
of the Mliddle A-.4 uner waich. per
hosis the homei o'f a R >man family
of the time of the.Cx'carsi and this may
of :tnother Ro.man hou.,e. whi'.h wa~is
consid:ered a ood phterie to live in
some five ot'six~ hund..rci years beore.
It must be at very saitisactoryv thig
when one is goingi to bui.d a house, to
fiud i->eueith the grund some good
sub,:annal al.lls wh'ic~h will make ex
cellent -.foud;tion's. It very often
happens tha.t t' ese reains of ancient
buildina.s are . uh of lar.r -tones, and
are firmer 'ndt mer" ." soti tha.n the
houses which arei er ectesi uonm them.
Tihere is "no ther si , hiowever, to this
matter. and th rm ...''' of o:4 build
ings are frequently L. y muent~. in thme
way 0f those who .v~ t.o crect. new
houses, foi it~ do. to:. lay occur
that the iaue ent walls. are in the right
platces, or' of a .s:it able kind, to serve
as foufidations :or the modern build
ing. Thenc they have to be dug up
aniltaken out, which is a great labor.
There is a ha~ndsomc American church
in Rome. W'.zen this was buit, the
work was made 'vry exp~esive by the
difficulty of gettin ri of portions of
"3is5, arches, :oum. and vaults w.hieh
se E~m::.s had left behind them,
never tainkinz that in the course of
ages there min!ht be suchi peCople as
Amiericans w.no w.oauld. wish to build a
chureni here. - ri ; I:j. .mkn in
a.rz 1 ?xraeseo coninue one of the
heaithiest eti's Oin te world, withz an
annual deatht rme. of 19.LCi m'er to
sand, Wdii is loiwer -thair the death
rate in-:-tirteen foreizu? eities and
eleven Anw.-r can eiie seiceted for
comfl. rigo- a ha to s:ty. of foreignm
cit..' . ' o'~n L.:00oo, 2llncester,
BucIuos A &c' ce ' , 1-2. B 'I-:i.t Berlini,
M.luch, ~ I itaoncub: and of
Amerieca'u .f iN iv Yo,rg. Iosou
Ni.ts.burgh. E(.: * n,- t.Lois
Savau.na . ai - ad.
A mii' -:\ . 1 i: who h::d been
th v.2 i . Ii va 'swhlier, went in
to er. "" g :e :.L iromi memory
thirti -::. : . t ot 11:1i bien
Pt ou as u'y a by toe thumb
til df t:.e .aier ea.iho. hc dn
THE PRESIDENT AND THE PAPRA.
A Criticism of Clevelacd's Criticism of
Certain Leading Newspapers.
(-rom ithe Charlotte Obcerrer.)
A few days ago the President wrote
a letter to Mr. Keppler, one of the
editors of the New York Puck, in
which he took occasion to say that the
newspaper of the present day was
wiltully mendacious.
The denial of the assertion is being
hurled back into Mr. Cleveland's teeth
from a thousand presses, from Maine
to Mexico.
It was an unfortunate exprecsion for
the President to use if he really meant
it.
Wayland, in his Moral Philosophy,
asserts that there is much more truth
in the world than falsehood.
In the everyday newspaper there are
a thousand truths, where there is one
misstatement.
Indeed, as a rule, editors, correspon
dents and reporters endeavor to get
facts and publish truths.
A newspaper writer who would do
anything else ought to be, and would
be, kicked out of the editorial room of
any respectable newspaper.
We do not know what Mr. Keppler
did, nor do we care, that called forth
the caustic letter from Mr. Cleveland,
We only know that Mr. Cleveland
ha. gone out of his way to assail the
whole press of the United States.
He is the last man in the country
who ought to do anything of the kind.
The newspapers made iim Governor
of New York, aud
The newspapers made him President
of the United States.
The cartoons, of even Puck, were
largely instrumental in determining
the final result which placed Mr.
Cleveland in the White Hou-e.
An election always is, or ought to
be, an expression of popular sov
ereignty, and popular sovereignty in
America is but an expression of pop
ular opinion.
A political election in this conntry is
therefore, when successful, a regis
tered maiority of the voters who have
deliberately come to conclusions as to
men and principles, as they are pre
sented by the press.
We well remember when nearly two
years aso-the managing editor of the
Obserrcr wrote down the names of
about fifteen gentlemen who were at
that time regarded as probable candi
dates of the Democratic party for the
tresideney.
The merits and demerits of each
name was discussed and name after
namine was scratched from the list.
The name of Grover Cleveland re
ained.
Ile was unknown to the public.
He had been sheriff of Erie county,
lie had been mayor of Buffalo, and
He was the Governor of New York.
There are three thousand sheriffs in
the United States.
There are several thousand moie
mayors, and
There are thirty-eight Governors of
States in this country, and there was
little better reason for nominatina
Grover Cleveland. because he had
been sheriff, and mayor and was then
sitting Governor, per se, than any of
the six thousandl other officials to
which we have referred.
But the Democratic newspapers
thoutght we could win with Cleveland
at tie -head of the ticket, and they
went to work and put him there.
The politicians fought and kicked;
but the press won, as it always does.
Mr. Cleveland was nominated, and
Mr. Cleveland was elected
Hie was made a candidate by the
newspapers, and
He was made President by the news
papers.
When \Mr. Cleveland goes to sling
ing his caustic irony around he ought
to remetmber that "whom the gods
would de->troy they would first make
made," and that uinder the new dis
pensation wvhile the old Roman myth
ology has been relegated to the shapes
of the past, the newspapers ot the
United States are even more powerful
than the "destroying" gods two thou
sand years ago.
SENATOR BUTLER COMPLI3IENTED.
The Kzmdly Commients of a Leading North
ern Newspaper.
The New York World recently pub
lished a very complimentary notice of
Senator ButI r., of Socgth Carolina,
which will ,~ read with pleasure by
every Soutgarolinian. The World
says:
Senator UC. Butler is certain to
become ver omninent in the debates
of the next two or three years. lie is
one of the able; t and clearest-headed
men on the Denhocratic side. lHe has
never taken ve3-v much part in the
debates, butveit has spokenm often
enough to show that he has unusual
powers as a ebater, wvhile he has that
aggressive qtt ity and steady courage
which are so ecessar-y to make a auc
cessful leade, lie is very quiet and
rentle in his 'anners. He is one of
he best bred en in the Senate. He
would never begin a quarrel, but
would be the 1 .st man in the world to
run away fro nie. He has had a
number of ver rn tilts with Sena
tor Edmnunds i executive sessions
of the Senate. said of him that
he has held his very wvell against
the savage thru f the keen-witted
Vermonter. Th ator is very near
ly filty years ol e was educated
as a lawyer-. H a leg in the war
f the Rebell'on, e he rose to the
rank of a majo rat in the Con
federate army, as one of the
arliest of the~ So ni men to accept
the results of -th-e and has always
been a conservati He was one of
the few white crats in South
Carolina who oppo he Black Code,
which his State lature -adopted
soon after it was- dmitted to the
Union. He has at been a peace
maker between the ike factions of
his State. Through isan mnisrepre
sentauion for a ti was made t(
appear in the North leader of the
whites at the Hamab assacre. Ye'
it was clearly sho rwards'that
he went there only- the - fighting
began and in the i :ts of peae
Throtugh his persona rts alone,
reat many innocent were saved.
G;ENERIAL NEWS ITEMS.
Facts of Inter;t. Gathered from Various
Quarters.
-The Ch:,rle-ton cotton seed oil mill
has suspende!d operations.
-A heavy fall of snow in England
has delayed railway trains.
-liss Kate Bushardt, of Peak's,
had her arm broken by a vicious cow.
-D. 11. Day, a well known citizen
of Atlanta, svas killed by a passing
train lait week.
-Five-sixth of the Irish people, ac
cording to Ilerbert Gladstone, are fol
lowersof Parnell.
-The failures for last week were
336-the largest agregate in any week
since Jan uary, 1885.
-The Richimiand Whig has been
bought by acompany, and will be pub
lished a a Denocratic organ.
-A tire in Mobile, Ala., on Friday
night destroyed $160,000 worth of
property. Insurance $110,000.
-The postoffiee at Jacksonsonham,
Lanca,ter cauty, was recently robbed
of several dollars in money and a quan
tity of stiamps.
-At Jackson, Miss., the Democratic
caucns last week nominated Messrs.
Walhhal and George for re-election as
United States Senators.
-Gen. Jabal A. Early is described
as a tinui of venerable appearance, his
long, white beard reaching to his waist
and'his bent figure indicating the rapid
advance of extreme old age.
--It iz prett c!ear that the Irish
question is still far from a satisfactory
solution. r-otwithstanding the sanguine
anlicipations in which Mr. Parnell aad
his lieutenants have been indulging.
- The Legislature having made pro
vision for the new jail in Lexington,
and part of the necessary funds being
already collected, the county commis
sioners will take early steps to erect
the building.
-The Virgiiia House of Delegates
has appointed a committee to inquire
into the cost of building a new State
House. It is proposed that this build
ng hall be of granitequarried in Vir
ginia by convicts.
-A sixteen-vear-old girl, highly es
teemed in the Creole circles of New
Orleans, sank down dead while waltz
ing on Saturday evening at a reception
in that city. She had previously been
in apparently fine health.
-The Galvest on News calls attention
to the fact that while tributes to the
memory of "Bob" Toombs have plen
tifully come from all parts of the coun
try, none has been dated from Beau
voir, Miss., the home of Jefferson
Davis.
-The salary of the Fren::h President
is $120,000 a yen.a, vith an additional
$60,000 for household expenses, mak
inua total of $180,000. M. Grevy,
who has just been re-elected for a term
of seven years, is uow seventy-two
years old.
-Ice men along the Kennebec and
Penobscot Rivers are preparing to
gather this winter's crop. If all the
Maine houses now enipty be filled, it
is said the crop will be the largest ever
gathered in that section-fobting up
far above 1,000,000 tons.
-A petition for the pardon of Sher
man Walkup, colored, of Lancaster,
was recently gotten up for presentation
to the Governor, but on conferring
with the superintendent of the peni
tentiary it was found that the convict
had been released by death.
-A cave-ini occurred at Boston Run
near Mahoney city, Pa.. last week, and
a block~ ot houses went down out of
sight. The families living in the houses
made a narrow escape. At last ac
counts the surface was still caving, and
five n-.ore biocks were expected to go
dewvn.
-F riday last, January 8, was
"Creuk. Day" at the New Orleans Ex
po-ition. The ceremonies of the day
incluided everythingr re presentatire of
the Creoles, ~speeches by prominent
Creole gentlemen, and vocal and in
strumnental muasic by the best Crer
munciianzs.
-Miss Sarah Althea Hill, plaintfiff
in the celebrated Sharon divorce case,
Iwas married last Thursday morning to
D~avid T. Terry, ex-Chief Justice of
the Supreme Court of California and
Miss Liill's leading counsel. Mr. Terry
is known ini connection with his dnel
with Senator Broderick, in which the
latter~ was killed.
--In the cattle convention to be helo
this month at Denver, Colorado, the
basis of represntation requires that a
member miust own 50,000 bead of cattle
to -ecnre a seat. This occasions great
dissatisfaction among the cattle men
with limited constituencies, who are
thus deprived of a voice in the pro
ceedingsa and are left out in the cold.
I-A sinuglar suit has been decided
by a San Francisco justice. The plain
tiff, Os'car Schlamn, sued to recover
d9 damanges for contracting the
"bai'ber's itch" at the shaving saloom
of Solomon Cohen. After hearing the
testimnony, Justice Burke said it was
doubtial whether the disease was con
hiate at Cohen's place, and he gave
hmaverdict.
--A Richmond, Maine, the suddm
cold has caused the ice to jam and the
Kennebec River is full of ice from five
to tenl feet thick for from seven to ten
miles. Trhere are thirteen ice houses
there with a capacity of 550,000 tons,
and thousands of laboring men de
pendent upon the ice industries for
employment are waiting anxiously for
the jam to be broken.
He Got His Title from Slidell and Mason.
of xxrJanuary 6.-The Clerk
ofthe Virginia House of Delegates this
morning received a letter from W.
Green, of London, under date of De
cemiber 21, in which the writer says:
"Do mne the honor of informing me
what steps I ought to take to obtain
the reissue of the commission of hon
orary major granted me towards the
close ot the Confederate War by
Messrs. Slidell and Mason, in consid
eration of the inventiotn of a projectile
torpedo, and whether I may now claim
the further recognition of the rank in
the United States army." The Clerk
of the liouse will reply to Mr. Green
and refer him to the Secretary of War
Origin or a Fani'nn E-xpreso.
The reviewer of Mt. NleMasterssec
ond volume, in the last Dial noticed
his error in attributing to Judge Mar
shall, instead of Col. Henry Lee, the
authorship of the well-known sentence
concerning Washington: "Frst in
war, first in peace, and first in the
hearts of his countrymen." The cor
rect reading of this famiiiar quotation
is in doubt. Marshall, in his --Life of
Washington" (vol. V., p. 767). prints
the proceedings of the house of repre
sentatives and the resolutions read on
the death of Washington, in which the
sentence first appeared. Tihe last
clause there reads-"and first in the
hearts of his fellow citizens." Col.
Lee, a week later, used the sentence in
his oration before congress, and makes
it end with "countrymen".instead of
"fellow citizens." The "Annals- of
Congress" (1799-1801, page 204) re
ports the resolutions read in the house,
and ends the sentence with "country
men." The "Annals," however, was
not a contemporaneous pubiication.
having been made up more than twen
tv years later, by Gales and Seaton,
fiom such materials as they could find.
its wording of the resolutions is so un
like that given by Marshall and other
contemporaries that they must have
been reported from memory. "-Wash
ingtonisna," published at Baltimore in
1800, is a compilation. made up soon af
ter the death of Washington, of puilic
resolutions, testimonials of respect,
and orations. The resolutions read in
the house there appear in precisely the
words quoted by Marshall, except that
the sentence under consideration ends
neither with "fellow-citizens" nor
"countrymen," but with "country"
(page 110). Two pages later, the
same resolutions are given as adopted
in the senate, and the sentence again
ends with "country." Gen. Robert
E. Lee, of the confederate army, was
the son of Col. Henry Lee; and in the
life of his father, 1868 (prefixed to the
reprint of Col. Lee's "Memoirs of the
(Revolutionary] War in the Southern
Department") quotes, on page 51, the
sentence, and ends it as Marshall gave
it, with "fellow-citizens." This state
ment might be regarded as authori
tative as to the reading, if Gen. Lee on
the next page had not spoiled the in
ference by saying: "Bt there is a
line-a single line-in the works of
Lee which would hand him over to im
mortality, thou-th he had never writ
ten another: 'First in war, first in
peace, and first in the hearts of his
countrymen' will last while languago
lasts." The question is unanswered
"In what form will it last?" We ven
ture to express the opinion that Col.
Lee used, on different occasions, both
forms; and hence either form is cor
rect. He was an ardent federalist and
devoted military and personal friend
of Washington during and subsequent
to the war. His grief at the death of
this dearest friend first 'took form in
his own personal loss; and then, as a
Virginian, in the loss his state had sus
tained. While in this frame of mind
he wrote the resolution read in con
gress, ending with "his fellow-citi
zens"--which to him meant -Virgin
ians." Having later been appointed
by congress to deliver an oration on
Washington, as an expression of the
grief of the nation, be again used the
sentence, and gave it a broader mean
ing by changing "his fellow-citizens"
to "his countrymen."- 'he Dial.
The Donkey Wouldn't Bray.
Once upon a time a donkey fell into
a deep hole, and after nearly starving,
caught sight of a passing fox and im
plored the stranger to help him out.
"I am too small to aid you," said the
fox. "but I will give you some good
advce. Only a few rods away is a
big, strong elephant. Call to. him and
he will got you out in a jiffy."
After the fox had gone the donkey
thus reasoned: "I am very weak for
want of nourishment. Every move I
make is juast so rnuch additional loss
of strength. if I raise my voice to
call the elephant I shall be weaker yet.
No, I shall not waste my substance
that war It is. the duty of the ele
phant to come without caliing."
So the donkey settled himself hack
and eventually starved to death.
Long afterward the fox on passing
the hole saw within it a whitened
skeleton, and remarked: "IfWbe the
souls of animals are transwigrated into
men, that donkey will become one of
those merchants who can never afford
to advertise."
The Vulgarity of Fine Writing.
There is a sad tale of a leading-arti
c-writer whose editor had views of
style. The views were that the same
word must never be repeated in an
article. Now, the word "grouse" oc
curred twice in the same paragraph.
"What do you mean by this?" cried
the angry censor as he scanned the
proof-sheet: "grouse twice, and in one
paragraph, too?" "Well, they are
grouse,' said the impenitent scribbler:
"What else can I call them?" "Call
them! Why call them the feathered
denizens of the moors," yelled the edi
tor with a feeling for style, and proba
bly that article on the Twelfth must
have been one of the most curious, by
dint of periphrases, that ever charmed
the leisure of the top of the omnibus.
London . aIturdau Jlevieso.
W. F. B. HAYh'swoaTH, snmter, s. C.
. 8. DDKIYs, Mnin . c.
HAYNS WORTH & DINKINS,
ATORNEYS AT LAW,
XAMNGxx. S. C.
.TOHN S. WILSON,
Attorney and Counsellor at
Law,
XA3NINe, 5, C, jan2t
. E. SCOTT,
Attorney and Counsellor at
Law,
NANNING, S. C. feb-25
A. LEVI,
ATTORNEY AT LIW,
MANNING, S. C,
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New Carpets, New Mattings, New
Shades, New Rugs, New Oilcloths
and New Gent's Furnishing Goods,
then
& MEETim
is the place to buy them. They have
the largest assortment, and the
prices they guarantee to be lower
than any othcr House. Their
European and American buyers re
port that they have purchased a
large Stock and Superior Quality of
Goods at very low prices, they bar
ing bought them before the recent
advance. The following are a few
of the many bargains they offer at
present :
One lot of English BROCADE DRESS
GOODS at 20c.
One lot of Changeable Dress Goods at 20c.
One'lot 3-4 Wool Cashmeres at 11c.
One case 6-4 French Dress Goods at 25c.,
worth 75c. These-goods come in combina
tions.
500 pieces of the Iatest Novelly Dress Goods
from 12y to $1.25.
One lot of Real French and Italian Black and
Colored Silks at "5c., $1, $1.25 and $1.50. These
goods are imported by us, and other houses
pay more for them at wholesale in New York
than we retail them here.
. One lot of Black Surahs and -Radzamas at $1,
would be cheap atq $5.
One case of Black and Colored, all-Silk 'YrPl
vets at 97c., better qualities in proportion.
Good Standard Prints at 4c. and Sc.
Best Quality Fall Satcen Chintz at fc.
0-inch fine Ginzhams at 7c.
English Cretonnes aL le., worth 35c., latest
designs.
One case heavy Brown Canton Flannels at
One caso extra heavy Brown Canton Flan
nels at Sc.
One case Superior Brown Canton Flannels at
10c, 2%e. and 15c.
. Good standard 3-4 Brown Shirting at 3%c.
Good standard 7-8 Brown Shirting at 4%c.
Good standard 4-4 Brown Shirting at 5c.
I0- Brown Sheeting at 17c.
10-4 fine Bleached- Sheeting at 20e., 22c. ano
Blue all-wool Flannels at 19ce., 25c. and 35c.
We guarantee that these Flannels are 10e. pet
yard cheaper than they can be bought at any
other house.
A good Jersey at 69c.
An all-wool Jersey for $1.23.
A full new line of Gents' Fall Undershirts
and Unlaundried Shirts will be sold at a great
saving to the purchaser.
Another lot of Gent's Unlaundried Shirts at
47c.,59c. and 69c. Cannot be duplicated in any
house for less than 75c. and $1.
A new line of Tweeds and Cnacsimeres, very
ceap, direct from Saxony.
200 pieces of Yac Laces from 10c. to 50c. per
yard. We have them in every color, plain and
tinselled.
A nw line of Beaded and Steel Laces ; also
Black and White Beaded Fronts.
A new line of White Laces, very cheap, in all
A new line of Antique Tidies at lie., worth
A new line of Black Goods.
Something remarkable in Handkerchiefs.
5 dozen 8-4 Gent's Linen Handkerchiefs at
$1 per dozen, worth $3. Other Handkerchiefs
in proportion.
100 dozen Ladies' regular Balbriggan Hose.
Silk Clocked, at 23c.. also Ladies' Brown and
Fancy Balbriggan Hose at the low price of 23c.
00 dozen Children's Imported Hose, fall
styles, at 17c., 19c., 23c. and 33c.
The following goods, which were slightly
d~maged by the late cyclone, will be sold re
gardless of cost:
A lot of White Blankets at $1.90, $3.i0. $4.05
and $5.90. The Blankets are worth double the
money.
One lot of Ried Twill Flannels at 25c., worth
One let of fine Bleaching at 5%c.
CARPET DEPARTMENTs
1,000 SMFRENA RU.GS, in all sizes, at less than
the cost of the raw material. W't bought these
goods from a manufacturer for net cash, who
has been pushed for money.
One lot of full size Smyrna Rugs at $3, worth
New Carpets received and continually ar
riving in all etyles.
Fine Ingrains at 25c. and upwards.
Extra Supers at 65c. and upwards.
Fine Brussels at 65ce. and upwards.
Four and five frame Body Brussels at $1.10
and $.25.
A new line of Velvet Carpets at 37k, last
year's price $2.
50 pair of fine Dade Shades, new patterns
with Spring Rollers, at S9c. each.
On lot of Hassocks at 25e.
Counry Merchants will do well to examine
our Stock before purchasing their Fall bills.
All retail orders promptly aptended to, and
samples sent on application.
Parties ordering goods or samples will please
tate in what paper they have seen our adver
tisement.
ol Illirlilill & Illoic
INSURANCE AGENT,
MANNING, S. C.
Dec 17
W. E. BROWN,
Physician & Surgeon,
Offers his professional services to thep of
Manning and the surroundinx countlY. SJ5.
tended 1 roznptly night or day.
Offce at Drg Store.
J. C. H. CLAUSSEN & COs,
CHTARLESTON, S. C.
W. A. Reckling,
A. IT I S T,
110-MAIN STREET,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
Portraits, Photographs, Ste
reoscopes, Etc.
OLD PICTURES COPIED AND ENLARGED.
Sept 16
EDE L BROS.,
RICHMOND, VA.,
Manufacturers of
Tobacco & Cigars,
And Wholesale Liquor Dealers.
FOR
881181, umis181f1 GO60,
WALL PAPERS, CORNICES,
CORNICE POLES,
WITDOW SHADES,
LACE CURTAINS.
Call at the Leading House Inthe State for thee
itind of goods.
J. H. DAvis' Carpet Store,
COLUMBIAs. C.
Several new designs In Tapestry, Brusesbo#y
Brussels and Wool Carpets selectedeqpcsl Jor
the Fall trade niave already &a Med and*r ana
others on the way.
1,000 Smyrna Rugs
And Mats. all New Patterns, also a fn sele.
tion of
Brussels Rugs and Mats.
*tCocoa and Napier MattingS, new stock JdA In
~ioe. 9z~
CAN'T BE BEAT
THE DRIVEN WELL MAKES IT EASY to get
Water.
No Well Cleaning. Cheap I Drale!
CALL ON
T. C. Scaf'fe,
SUMTER, S. 0.
JACOBI HOUSE,
FLORENCE. S. C.
M. JACOBI. AGT.,
PROPRIETOR.
W2L'.very Stable in connection, Feb 5
COL.EMAN'S HOTEL;
Kingstree, S. C.
MES. S. A. ST, JOHN,Sole Proprieress.
Board a:2 per day. The Hotel has recently..
been thoroughly repaired and 'rifurniishiid
with all modern appliances of a first-class
hotel. Saloon, Billiard and Pool Rooms
and Feed Stables. The proprietress re
turns thanks for the liberal patronage here
tofore bestowed. and will continue to mamn
tain the high character which the 1iotel
has always enjoyed.
GRAND CENTRAL
HOTEL,
Coluznbia, S. 0.
V. H. FISHER, Prop'r.
NOTICE TO FARMERS.
I respectfully cail to the attention of the
Farmers of Clarendon the fact that I have
secured the Agency for the Corbin Disk
Harrow, Planet Jr. Horse Hoe and Cualti
vator, Johnson Harvester and the Conti
nental Reaper. I have one of each of these
instruments for disniay at my stables, and
will take pleasure in showing and explain
ing their utility. No progressive farmer
can afford to do without these implements.
WV. K. BELL, Agt-,
Apr15 Manning, S.0O.
Notice !
I desire to call to the attention of the Mill
Men and Cotton Planters of Clarendon,
that I have secured the agency for this
County. for the DANIEL PEATT EB.
VOLVING HEAD GIN. Having used
this Gin for several years I can recommend
it as the best Gin now In use. Any Infor
nmation in regard to the Gin will be chese
fully given. I can also supply the people
of Clarendon with any other machinery
which they may need, at the lowest piees.
Parties wishing to purchase gins will fnd
it to their interest to give their ordE'r early.
W. SCOTT HARVIN,
May 5 Manning, aC
ratsWPAIR Te abom
advertiser to eoa
'AD ER'? he es zme*
fomtion1he reuires, while frhim whow
meet isey rquirement, or carn bessd
stpcea tedtions have enissued.
NESPAPEREODD RTISD G BUE .
mlO--,t ce 9,-atinaHa.ran aiow York

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