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THE MANNING TIMES.
_ WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 1886.
TEit OF SUlis('RIPTION:
()Ine year, in .1lvance .1.50, or $:.L0 at
Cth" Expiration .i' six Monlths.
.' rti m-'nt.- 1P r S( Iuare, first in
Each suab.,quenit in-vrtion. ~>0e..
fti" Contrate Advcrtising at reducedf
r; t vs.
Advertising in Local Cclamn, 10c. per
Our Terms fir all Transient Adver
ments, ar invarial,ly in advaice.
The Circuit court will convene Mon
The County board of examiners are
requested to meet in the School Coin
niissioner's office next Saturday, the
We are requested by Rev. L. D. r
Bass to state that he will be absent
from his Summerton appointmentt
Miss Florence Briton, of Indian-i t
town. Williamsburg County, is visit- f<
ing relatives in Manning. k
Don't argue with a fool. or tie hs
teiners will say there is a pair of you. C
Mr. T. H. Burgess, of this Countyd
now liviug in Coluimbit. reccived a:
severe wound in the arm, on Monda, t
the .3rd inst., by the accidental dis
charge of a pistol, in the hands of Ir. I
B. F. Fair.
Capt. F. W. Dawson, of the .11
' ?1r7er, has returned from a tnee
months trip to Europe.
"Rachel, my tear, I pring you a vine
ergagement ring." "But, Isaac, its a!
bearl, und bearls are onluckv, ain't it?"
"Don't say a vord. Rachel; I thought .
of dot, und so I take me an imitation
von out of stock."
The Orangeburg 1eTnh r/al suggests,
iow that the farmers have got trough
with their convention, the newspaper i (
ien of the State hold a conventio, C
knock heads together and devise some
rrotection against the dead-headisi 1
l>racticed on the fraternity. When f
shall it be? 0
"It is a well known fact that a wom- e
an can never hit the thing that she
throws it, and yet the world is full of
blue nosed fogies who do not believe
that everything is for the best."
The pianos manufactured by Chas. av
31. Stieff, of Baltimore, Md., are not- Se
ed for their great durability, and hence
are sought after by parties desiring is
to prcbase a first-class instrument. w
Thev are especially adapted to the
Southern climate. This is the only,
house that received two gold medals ,
at the New Orleans Exposition with it
the very best reports. UV
The editors of the Sumter Adlcaw'g
are blessed with dispositions peculiar- I
lv adapted to the hard times in store.
Listen-"If we can manage to get a
shirt, a linen duster, and a pair ofr
boots, we can snap our fingers in the
face of circumstances." h
It is oulv the men who resort to li
bel suits. ~3rs. George Harting, ofb
Elwood, Ind., considering herself agt- m
'orievea by a publication in a p)aper, te
assaulted the editor, Roy Hannah,
with1 a peck of the most ancient eggs in
that could be picked up in the tow~n-.r
The account of the assault says that t
tbe eggs pattered on his head, back be
and shoulders, until his entire rear m
had assumed a crushed pumpkin hue. tof
Acemin:Nr. -Wh~ile eating his dinner
a tree fell on the leg of Mlack Martii, c
(colored) of the fork, on the 9th inst.:i'
breaking it below the knee. Dr. W.
E. Brown, who was sent for, rese 'he a]
'ey.4 awal Courier: Oakland ,May
7. -On the night of May the 5th, Nin
uzie Campbell, colored, shot Joseph
Thompson, also colored, in the back.
Campbell had told Thompsou not to'
coime on his premises without permis-.f
,'ion, but he persisted in doing so. m
is wounds are not serious. "
Ditfident lover: "I know I am a m
perfect bear in my manner." She: 1
"Sheep, you mean: a' hug people I
-you do nothing bL. .>1eat."
tisement is always commensurate w~ih
the extent of his business and quanti-m
ty of goods in store. Read wvhat Mr.
Levi has to say tihis week. The aid-t
vautages offered by his mammRnoth d
store of elegaut goods are unsurpass
ed, even in a large city. Mr. Levi
has striven to make the market of!
Manning equal to that of any other
place, and appearances point strong-ja
ly to his success.
Spring anCI Summer An
I asser t w ~ithorr~ fea if.ed con
tr'adiction that I hiave the largz
di-e kept by anly Retail Store~
in thle St ate. alUl luy~' 4pring1 and
ibis Vearl. I amt not sellingX he
ver.lt this illllientSe~ stuck n
UP i(ne. I alm deteriIlljed to sel
ait the iowe'St tigare~S. I luvite 1
d eXI refkl ittspec'(t io ll (of niX' !good4.
b ut~ ileaSe' rl'cI1h1 (lle thlat it is
impossib1 le inl so larg an!l e'stab
i4.meint to exhibi it every tingi
to pulie view: so~ ask for wha, t
von wanit. adi myW sale'siien ~ will
'tae geat pkv-iiure in shiowili
the end(uS. A Coridia1lhinvita
Iilon iS extended to all to visimt
my1 mianhlnothl (stalishment.i I
wviiere they will find everyxthtinv
ther- req uir'e. adrciefi
3IOSES LEVI. H
Tr- S.\r':E TIIG;>Y.-The tragedy
>i Santee, published last week, is
,till a matter of conjecture. Neither
)f the parties Iave yet spoken intelli
1ibly, although both are said to be
-ecovering. Tarious opinions are
ield as to how the affair occurred.
Jne says that Rachel and Benbow
vere both the victims of an attack by
third party. Another, that theyl
ought, inflicting the wounds (1U each
>ther. In support of the last, it is
aleged that the woman in her rav
ngs, frequently mutters "I kill Abram
Benbow) and Abram kill me." But
he old theory is still held by a great
nany, that disappointed in her reject
on of his suit, Benkbow assaulted Rta
:hel with the axe found on the scene,
.nd then attempted to take his own
LArIL-On the affidavit of Jacob
iowden, a brother of Rachel, a war
ant was issued for the arrest ot
tbrani Benbow. He was brought
o Manning, and a preliminary held
esterdav. The Trial Justice decided
hold lim for trial at the next Court.
yr assault and battery, with intent to
ill. In the meantime, if the woman
ies, he will have to answer to the
harge of murder.
BEAr-'FL G.m.:.-Opposite the
iuis building and in open view from
ie office stands the handsome flower
arden of Mrs. A. Weinberg. and just
eyond, appears equally attractive,
frs. Levi's yard. With exceedingi
tte these ladies have beautified their
ards with a profusion of choice flow
s and rare evergreens, until they
ave become the admiration of the
)wn folks. Through the window
'here we are prone toisit, the aroma
-om these blooming edens, on the
ings of vernal breezes, fills the office
ith a perpetual fragrance. to the con
ant delight of its occupaInts.
CLUVEIuUs DooMED-l-The supreme
ourt of Appeals of Virginia has ren
red a decission in the case of J. T.
luverius, convicted of the murder
Fanny Lillian Madison, on March
3th, 1885. The judgment of the
wer Court is sustained, and Cluveri
is will be hanged unless Executive
emency interposes. The way lie re
ived the news is thus described:
"When the action of court was niadtI
iown to him he never trenibled or moved
miusele, except perhaps a little twitching
the facial nwrscles, aud t'is soon passed
ray, giving place to that sternness and
f-control which has excited so much won
-r and has been a puzzle to so inany.
hen he heard the words. "The decision
unfavorable to you," he raised his eyes,
Aich had been gazing at the floor, and, in
Aar voice, said: 'I a surprised.'
"Having thus far refused to 'ell the story
the crime for which the courts of the
mmonwealth have said tilat he must die,
is vtrv likelv thmt he will still keep the
,ful secret until the last spark of hope is
INGE OF TIME EOR I[OLDING
School Commissioner (oiovers has
ceived a circular from the State Su
~rintendent of Education in which
The following resolution, adopted
the State board of examiners at its
eting on the 5th instant, is submit
d for yourinformation and guidance:
"'I:,'seol'e, 'I hat the times for hold
g county examinations be changed
om January and July, as at present,
the first Friday in April and Octo
er, or to such other days in these
onths as the State superintendent
education in his discretion may
"In consequenceof this action no
unty examinations will be held in
dvy next. You are hereby authoriz
I to continue in force until October,
certificates and licenses which ex
ire in July.
ienic at Fludd's Mill and
Other News Items.
SA~oxv Sw.axe, May 9, 18%6.
Mit. Enrron: I have bcen intending
r a month past to send you a coin
unication, but like Phi Alpha, my
ood intentions" only furnished fresh
aterial for the "pavement down be
*w." Thiere is absolutely nothing in'
v immediate neighborhood to write
out, for farming and crops are hacki
?yed subjects, and a dliscussion of
me weather is the very last resort.
Like an inspiration, comes the
tought of the pienic I attended yes
rday, and I will tell yon about it,
tough I know that "full many" a
escription of the same afleir will be
ut to) you. A fter a seeming inter
inable ride, we arrived at "Fludd's
[ill," the destination of tihe happy
cnic crowd-we were rather late,
ad were greeted on our arrival by
L E V
a ) O5e, 0c, and 75c.
Srl u A N aDTnic ' 5
Plui AN!' J31e:'j..i Sxvrixs,
-LAuN ANI) C r.'na GI!l (i .';iUN SiLuS,
P~i'2cL' and T:UMMmxo SluE-. TE-;
ver's and 1Paas Snm,
full line of cut and plainl CAswmnsa..
'.\xNU-s, B3eautiful D!:i::Es, Div' '
rts, Ns \E:1Lxo, B~rxnxo, etc., etc.
Every lady in Clarendon is invited
1 inspect my stock of
LoveIX1 Fr;Inn:s and T;'.
Hats and Boninets, trinnied and
mtrimiied. All the newest shapes to
> found here.
Ribbons and trimmings in endless
My'stock has cost thousands of dol
ars, and I propose selling at popular
the sound of the viulins, and wert
soon engaged in the "giddy mazes, o
the dance;" but I cannot consciLn
tiously say that we "tripped the ligh
fantastic toe," for a mill-h:mse floo:
is not conducive to light tripping, o
any description. "Fludd's Mill" is :
charming place for a picnic-pleasan
wal:ks, and a Wide, shady mill pod
that gave one i cool sensation mer'l
to look at it, but would not have bee1
safe fr boat riding, judging from th<
quantity of snags I saw projectiu"
from the placid surface of the water
The Tlows was well represented in th<
persons of "Tom," "Phi Alpha," and
"Samm Swamp." And Mr. Editor
had vou been there, your heart woukd
have been puffed up with pride, at the
brave appearance presented by yom
gallant corps of correspondents. Oh
you would have felt proud could yor
have seen us-and I regretted youl
absence on that score, very much in
deed. I desire to extend througlb
your columns, my thanks to the giv
ers of the pic-nic, for an exceedingly
We are pleased to welcome to Sam
my Swamjp, Mrs. Robert Milligan, and
feel assured that she will prove quite
a pleasant addition to our neighbor
hood. I think Mr. M. a fortunate
:an, in securing unto himself such a
charming companion for life. We
were made to feel very uneasy on last
Friday week, by the heavy blow, and
began to think that a cyclone was up
m us. I hear that considerable dam
,ge was done to the "Davis place,"
.ow occuied by Mr. Henry MiLs
he has been unfortunate this spring
is barn and supplies were destroyed
by the recent forest fires.
As I have exhausted nmy news
teIs, I will tell you an incident that
>ccurred with a little niece of mine.
-Ier mother was telling this little
irl's sister, that she feared she was
2ot quite well, and that she thought
;he would have to get her a tonic to
ive her an appetite, when this little
ight year old girl, whose great weak
less is for canned fish, chimed in with
'Mama, you can give me some sahlon
or an appetizer." She got her "ap
etizer,"and I think she deserved it
Your clarion notes awakened me
)ccasional, for which I must thank
-O, as my mental powers were be
:oming quite lethargic from their long
lisuse. I did not think, when I coi
enced, that I could write you three
ages, but I have succeeded in filling
ix, though my "items" are so sadly
atched and pieced up, that they are
.ore like "Joseph's coat" than any
bing else I can liken them to. But,
Lyone who has ever attempted to
ill the post of country correspondent,
:an sympathize with
L Boomerang for Occasion
al, Railroa(ds, etc.
FrLTON, S. C., May S. 1886.
"0, wad some pow'r the giftic gic us
'To see oursels as ithers see us," is as
xpressive of most people's wishes
~ow as when Burns first peuned it,
ut the correspondents of the Maxxix;
'on!s need no longer pray for any
ach boon to be granted them. Our
ontemporary from Rosin Hill hazs
indly consented to perform the of
ie of this mysterious "power'' and
ive us an insight into our little short
omings and errors-in fact deliveren
imself in last week's issue of his first
formation in this line. Poor old
larendon ! I thought that our good
~'ather had about exhausted the list
f punishments on her, but like the
lagues of Egypt, he has kept the
orst for the last-a newspaper <ril.
Maybe," Mr. Editor, we ought, on
ur bended knees, to accept this last
nfliction, I don't know, but before
oing so, I can't refr'ain from express
no the wish, that if his future comn
iunications are to be socryrasl
Ls his last, that their advent will be
n keeping with his wnn die piluw
RAIutnous.--Unfort unately for Ful
on, and unlike Summerton, we are
ot as vet, able to hear the whistle of
he engine, but console ourselves with
he reftlection that if one-tenth of the
projected" railroads of So uth Caro
ia are ever c"on-id, that we will
ave several in this neighborhood.
hids beats any State I ever heard of
'or charntering~ ratilroads, and then let
:ing them alone. At its last sitting
mr Legislature chartered 18-how
nant of these will be constructed?
Summerton, vou missed your oppor
unity. Why didn't you petition the
Farmers' Convention to make them
Piques, Nainsooks, Victoria, Indin,
and Persian Lawns, B~atiste and
Mulls, M Iuslins, fast colors,
of La~ (~ces amld
Of C0Lurs't. I Cailil1t Ill tll i:
hudre~dth 1parlt (of 1ny St(ockl
buI haeth ods evrh
build vou a railroad? I thought when
I mniioled this su)ject last week,
that I could write a regular oration on
it, but I tindl there are so few railroads
in South Carolina that every body:
know, all about them. and the pros
pect for any more, so slin, that vou
couldn't write three liics about them.
XmI -s AN.:ou..--To-day was the
one which had been sot apart for the
pienic at Fluda's 1l ill-and a beauti
ful one it has been. Thanks to our
handsome friend, Capt. 1). W. Brails
ford; we were lucky enough to be in
vited. I will leave an account of it
though to some of the rest of the cor
respondents, of whom there were a
multii uie present-but. I will express
in a slang phrase, how I liked it-"I
had a bully time."
One of ihose woods fires broke out
here again several days ago, :nd caine
near burning out Capt. J. J. Brough
ton-but as vet I havn't been able to:
gather any of the particulars.
I might get sometiig else to say,I
Mr. Editor. but these confounded
mosquitoes bother a fellow too much.
(ood bye. PIm Airux.
Ai,!l Wlioles.ale Liquor
Wulbern & P'ieper
.AND 1ALEI:!s is
Provisions, Liquors, T,baceo, Etc.
167 & 169 East Bay Kid,?--, . C.
Direct from New York.
t Buy Fashionable Goods from
the HADQUETEis or FAsImaNx.
Your attention is especially invited
to a new stock of Fasnmrsana: SnmNa
and SrxMMn MILI.INEY for 1886, just
received from New York, and your
examination of the same is respectful
This Stock includes a full line of
the most popular shapes of
HATS AND BONNETS,
both trimmed and untrimmed; also,
Flowers, Feathers, Or
and all offered at Satisfactory Prices.
25 ots. to $10.
W3'(oods always shmown with pleas
ire. An early call especially desired.
Respect fully Yours,
:SIRS. JNQ. A. BURGESS.
J. II. BURGESS,
?W'~ OPERvruvE: AND MlliWHAL.
OFFICE, SunlmertOn, S. C.
G. ALLEN HLUGGINS, JR.,
W Office on Street Southi of Court
JOIIN S. WI LSON,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
Mainniag. S. C.
J. EL. SCOTT, I
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
Maning, S. C
A. Luv. \Ianni. . C.
2OISE, HLUGGI NS4 & LEVI,
kr r01LY A1 x L av,
M[annin j, S. C.
ijAYNSWQRTH & BINKINS,
I rTT()N.;-' \'T L.\W.
iv Sp irng St-vek of clothing is lary a
cacpt-i t l::e: in 'lhlity. styi.. - .
* - --:o:
CL.'.AY,, l1,LN! and Su.r.uJ:m Cr-r'
,5..-ns end Nur-n.;*s. for Meui,
T ouths, Boys. and Children.
Men' sSuits. from S 1.50 upwards.
* 'ziSt m:s . Ru '.'. Ao, F.'ser Momtun.
*\NI LisL ~ts Sr.
Wh ite ',ests at 50) cents and upwards.
A. ha'ndsome line of hats. Stiff and
Soft Felt Hats, Cloth Hats, Straw
Hat,- -all in endiless variety and at
l~w prices. Be sure to exannuc my
tNm01 ei.\' m r bef1ore you pur
"Official Analyses Prove Our Goods to be!
above their Guarantee."
(TIE OLD RELIABLE.)
Acid Phosphate Dissolved Bone, Kainit, and all
Pon s.ALM 1Y
Wando Phosphate Company,
CBa:ARISsTON, S. C.
F11INCIS B. HA CKER, Ps-r'T. & GLN'L. AG-T.
Charleston Iron Works,
Manufacturers and Dealers in
MIarine Sta t ionary and Portable Engines and Boilers, Saw
still 3Ichh*er.Cotton Presses, G-ins, Railroad, Steam
bnit, Maehin s', Engineers' and 31ill Supplies.
'.e*air .1 r tl ih prine~iIs$ aw!' Dispalefh. &ndl ,r prie lidt..
East Bay, Cor. Pritchard St.,
Charleston, S. C.
OTTO F.. WIETERS,
w ' o)LES.ALE dealer in Wines, Liquors and Swgars.
No. 1s1 EAST BAY, CHARLESTON, S. C.
CALL ON OR WRITE To
FALK & C0.,
King street, opp, de Hasel
c(arleston, S. C.
Clothing, Furnishing Goods and
Samllpl-les sent 'dn application. C. O. D. shipped subject to approvaL
Manning High School.
Select anu Limited.
T .:%-. L. 1). BAss, Priueipals.
Mfiss abru- ii.E. RUTE-C.
Opens J AN. 11th. closes JUNE 1886.
Will a:ofrd b.y'-s. a girls Superior advantages for prosecutimg
thorough couls' of stid in English. G reek, Latin. Hebrew
nd MInthemrua tie. No sectarianism. Prices reasoiale, for
, rl iila rs a dd r:'s.
Rev L. D. Bass,
DON'T READ THIS.
W E W A 1 I A NT LONG MA N & MARTINEZ'S
o laist LONG ER thani any other Prepared Paint or any- Paint
[ j se d b y- Pure White
he m o sLead, Pure
>ainer roman~d Pu:-e
If after anyi r''>' 11nable length of time it should be proveni
itherw ise thIn iat rantedl, we agrree to repainlt such property as
mi5 been pa i1 d withi it, at our cepense with suchi White
ad o other Puiiii as the propeCrty owner mayselet
-S. WEISKOPF, Sole Agent.
D~ealehr in PAINTS, OILS, GLASS &c.
:25 Ei. St. Chbarleston., S. C.
N. P,. (Can -aniil on hand a full supply of strictly piur
LARI G ImEEN.
MP R UM
S s an lpe' R C RE
PEFC TCKI VR
(. T 1L ..-4
Thi Deamm.aawy, swl
Shoiren s od lipp es1 e.akfrwa OuCanEnditwbe
They~ weari . e . u ai sld tpie osutyu ehv
~iolw~ wih atil hu ofti e f Ivehin g eneededkinftheagrocery
T ~ r k l st ann-s ran. 3c
Valisesh1 li~, .'iS.tryth- eueaete id.Js
el pandMo JBaisk~ ent sos.asfowhtouanadt ile
Sadler an arness. 1an poiso
A full sto i at low ilgmrcs. ofalkns
C'lJRLESTr0l, S.. C.
Faetor and General Commission
Merchant. Dealer iu Fertilizers,
Grain, Hay, Etc.
Comnission Merchants. lanufae
tarers' Agents for the sale
of Tobacco, Segars,
NO. 173 East Bay,
J~an. 1-. I LAli2STOSS. C
A. G. CUDWORTH, Agt
1.5 MEETING STEET,
opp. Charleston Hotel.
'Manufactirer ond deal.-r in Saddlery1
Harness. Collars. Whips, Saddle Hard.war
&c. Keep constantly on hand an extensiy'
tnd well seleeted stock of everything in thip
line. And Manufacture goods to order at
hort notice. Oct. 14.
* M.miN . S. C.
I drink my bear I don't.
BOLLMANN & Bra*.
Wines, Liouors, Tobac
co, Segars, &a.
No. 153 & 155 EAST RAY,
C A R L ES TO-,. ' C..
R. MASi-ALL& CO.,
139 MEETING S'rBwrr, Charleston, S. C.,
Sole Agents For
iTA1KE'S DIXIE PLOUGS,.
WAT T PLOrGHS,.
AVERY & SON'S PLOUGHS;
[OW LAW COTTON PLANTER
AND GUANO DITRIBUTORS.
[ron Age 1arrow:. and Cultivators, Romanr
Plough Stock, Washburne & Mcoem's
Galvanized Fence Wire, Chanr
pon Mowers and Keapers.
WATSON' TUPENTINE TO9fS
lanufnetnaied iD Favetteville, N. C. Eer
Tool absolutely warranted.and,
if broken wiR lbe
Also Dealers In
ioop Iron, Horse and Mule Shoes,. Wood
and Tinware. Coepers tools, M1iner
Tools,. Catlery, Guns and Sport
Ihices made on application..
GRAND, UPRIGHT, & SQUARE.
Tone and Durability.
L885,-New Orleans Exposition -Two Gold'
Medals for Upright and Square..
1881- JBoston (Mass.) Expoition--First
Prize for Square Grand.
178-lhris Expoitio-For Square and:.
1876-Phildelphiai Centennial-For Square,.
Upright anfd Grand.
And also o)ver
200) FIRST PRFJIIUMS
at State and County Fairs.
ave the endorsement of over k00 di~rent
olges arra Schools as to eheir durability..
A large assortmient of SEcosN-HaND Prwr
os always on hand. Generaf wholesale
cgents for Palace, New England and Eur
Pianos and Organs sold on easy mlonthly
Pianos taken in exchange, also thorouigh
ly repairved. Send for Iasttrated Piano os
CHIAS. M. STIEFF,
9 N. Liberty Street,
F UR NIT UR E.
just what youi
want, and be
fore going off'
from bomne to
a full line always on band.
It matters not what you need