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Sad Book-ee'pig t-e Cause of.
Various rumors of 017re or les i
port have aroused consierable ier
estin theannualsettlemeint to oc Maae
between the auditor and treasur
with the comptroller general. T 0
visit of the last oilcer to Maing o
last Saturday, on business est.'n'
connected with the s m: -
tributing t) the excitement arous,
determined us to make puli'P what
could be learned concernin tie "
ter. In an interview wit t o
and treasurer, together. on Monday,
both informed us that they were block
ed in making their settlement by the
discovery of nunmeros an se .ons
errors in the. books o the1i:a aU
which have to be cerree:ed w i
assistance of the comiptroler gn
before the settlement can be ulade
The railroad tax, they; said. was one of
the many troubles. ThIe auditor, lat
ly vacat~ing the 1'ie.had ugII ete
enter this tax of . . n t .-i:
urer's duplicate. H hI c : re,
treasurer with a le, and
amount, cn the ongi a uo"' '
office, but most remrkably 1:'S a9 -
stract to the conmptroler general
tained the true tax$1. iG T bred
a circular letter frm the comtll
and a statement fror th late .auditr
the treasurer collce to a u
and regularly rpi -r
troller aud tlh county c7
Though this tax ws
not correct Le rcee ni
office, wbich Im I e
simile of the treasurer's dy
and the discover V
this mistake with Inumer ot 0 o .
of more import:ueC, byhp
auditor in the discarg of sd
made the settlemnat
called for the interierence oi the con p
troller general. TIs oicer now h.s
the Books in Columbii, whe.re they C
-are being examined by his expert, anEde
the extent of the mistakes mde in thle c
books of the ex-auditor will not be
known till after his report. Ti .3l ,
likely not be longer than tcu or :1 i
days and then a settlement iLa be
expected to bhe made s uisfacory to
the people as well as to Captain Brad
.bam, the present auditor and Dr. Iu
gins, the treasurer. The comptroner
congratulated both of these gene
xnen on the management of their
opective olices: and as supervisor of
the county com ms;ioners oine, ti
clerk of the board received h1's co,
gratulations on his neat and correct
It may be well to state bcre, to So
.the consequence of any murnei
the auditor's bt'oks tha th o:xr
'quires the auditr to
books, like and like, of i
the countv. One of1.
-"duplicate" he furni'
iromn which the i:se r
:and the other to be A.'.
his office. F-romr n
piles an abstrect
lation for the co a r.Ete
treasurer's "dunii.eate d :*e au
tor's record arenot like and le, co
fusion will necessarily aris~e when they
come to make their final settlement c
Such is the condition of af'isi h
case in poinit.c
CHARLESTON-THE CROPS OF
The issue of the Kei. anid C -l 'r s
of September 5th, containirng a review
of the trade of Charleston and the P
;principal cities of the State, with an
.estimate of the yield of the serial and P
estaple crops of the State for the pres-1
.ent year., furnished by the department
.of agriculture, is an edition wort+hy of 1
.the highest praise and the grandes'
efforts of this enterprising journ"d.
The comparative reviewr of tho trad'e
.of Charleston for two years, andi im
'provements, is especially inter-g
The money value of the trade of in
city is put down at .WGA50,1% fo
the year 18S5-6, agaiist SG;,2.1
for the year 1886-7. Tiiere has becu'
a falling off in the receipts of c.no
and fertilizers but this is reall m.or
than made up by a gain of nearly *wo
.and a half millions in the whols:C
And retail trade; three-quarters- of a
.million in manufactures; overii
hundred thousand dollars in c ton
goods and domestics, and a half mil
lion dollars in naval stores.
There is a miarked increase in he
value of manufactures. The city now
employs in local manufctures. 7,.
.persons, and the value of the prai e'
last i-ear was ever SIL'00.0U
Charleston has fully recoverd Im
her dreadful calamity, and -el
to see our maetropoli gro yrl
wealth, prosperity, an1ai:ns
will celebrate its resurre~ cino
most total destruct'in bya e
carnival, beginning oni the 31t f'c
tober. Immense e:lorts are lvn
*made to make the occasien agru
enjoyable success for everv bouy.\
preparations en foot are exe e
and intended to eclipse the "-a:
moth Cleveland ovation of '30. We
will all go to Charleston on the 31t
of October. Go in crowds, and go to
stay the week out. We wil jin "
hands with our cou.sns at the se, n
a mad revel of fun and frole. in cel- u
ebration of that heroic aechevmen- -
Charleston's recovery from' the earth
To come back to the c'oes S -
the News and Courieru ofte. ,a t
the reports furnished .it ftee.
the State. The area in et t toni :
was I,630,856 acresan:h :
ed yield]530,102 ba 'of- GUpo::s
each. The are-a for icpsn y'r '.
151,931 acres. The 'ci inw ie
Lv.1 l n -n i 1 0
kc cron-0 :" -TQY n;
st yc:r. the"' p - a
:CC cnlerop m 13 cn eo
.7 0 be s, (::ine PA
:rop (if WAsu.006s incre ase,
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ihe Sumter papers, with commend
arles~s.have charged the!
r,.;anL: omieer w00 eri~mal
S ess, l n st1: ing by a -
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laus re .es :a m to make a t:horo2b
XA0n a on of to boolks of the ba:
very Cre T:. Su'ntter
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Au vs, tAm :Qy nre trm: to the
on!'. to t::eir own int Cto
theinteress of others intraste to
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UIPORT1ANT N~OTICE TO
The C.brated T irougIhbred racer,
ill> U'.:r n," on of the most dcesirablC
tllions, will .stand at Panola, from first of
spt~ibr to iret of No:miber, 18,7. For
articul.rs apply to J. .1. Richardson. It
osts no more to raise blooded stock, than
crub. Arg 17bw
F'P. RICKER & CO.
The largest and finest stock of
Foreign aind Domestie
in Sim?, rw7 Carlado n Coumty.
(G ire us a call. You w1I find
mrd store jn:t in front ~of the
3Maiu St reet, Suniter, S. C.
JOE LA VAN,
s!AmG: &- suAMP~OOL G
Main Street, Sumter, S. C. 9-7-mn.
t.ir ' o -t and S oe
reii-mr e asfiy u t h s
tandrd eretfor clamedfor hem
heplc to ge hepbrgissa
nearl thev-m oti peo Claren- otl
bd Sos ad Eds.
Eeryti ing ~ u to Let i firs cas
W:.il se hrteae by 25opr cththan
The an wilca toet h iges prices
or'aw Hles to Sku Fof ki
ianning Home School
FOR1 BOYS ASD GIRDLS.
c. C cLTr..uNro%
sirm- to enter advanced mist:tutions o
learn".i. The tone and v;Lna of the schoo
is evidenceed ")v 7tSsne.
Fall tern- iw'.ins th; irst 1lonlay in Sep
teiuber 1887, andicludes the publicSchoo
p?'For partienlarF address3
MIRS. ADA S'"EWART,
ROBT. A. Instructors.
Au. 31, ew.
A Grailimiar S0i&li Ifr 8ys ani Gis
O03INLI VIXCIT A3IOR.
The Columbus St-hool will be,
gin Monday Septeni)er the 5th
Pupils will find it to their ad
Vaniage to enter at. thle opnlit
of the sciool. Fior particdular
IU:v. L. W'. .IENIUNS.
An. 21 et.
CHARLE2STON, S. C.
First Clss, in allIs pita
Supplied with all Modern Imprvemcnt
E:t-ilent Cnis:ne. Larg Air y Rooms,
Otis Pssenger Elevator, Elec
tric BIells and Lihs, Heat
RATES, $2.00, S250. AND $3.00.
I will be at the Court Ho.e (Clerk' cf
fice), the first Monday in every month, t<
nllow persons coning of age since the las
election to Rtgister and to attend to othe
S. P. HOLLADAY,
Supervisor of Registration, Clarendor
County. P. O. ad rPao, S. C.
COME WT 171ME TO
The Palace Saloon
His Bar is first class in all its ap
pointments. He keeps always
in stock the purest
IX LQINES 1.O.S, -
>n the market. At his counter ii
Coolest Fan~cy D~rinks
'or the hiot weather, andi fitting invig.
orators for the winter. See his
Goden Grain Rye,
Old N. C. Corn,
Fine Cogniac Brandy,
Always a full stock of
C i G A RI E TT S.
nl hand. A reputation established.
ggi Satisfa~cticu guaranteed.
B. Wolkoviskie, Agent.
MANNING, S. C.
C. M~AYHEW & SON,
WY' 3Ianufacturr.s of; anld
)ealers in all kinds Oi
imerican Marble Wor1E.
F ~ nates furnuished for
.11 kinds of R ailroad and other
OTIYlCE IS hereby ginn that all persons
.are forbidden to trespass5 on moy lands
n nlac~k Rivar and Pnidding Swamp, for
le purpose of hunting or tishmng: and any
ae trespassing after the date of this notice,
ri be prosecuted to the extent otf the law.
THUS. E. SHANNON.
Eggs $2.00_Per Setting.
3nucoirr B31:umrs, 'Warrr: Lraonss,
All parties p~urchasi'ng EGGS from' Eher
(,dzre t & (o. lharles'n S. t...1 epirtong
mor I:atch. cae by any ft a M
'ill 1e furrnishd who ot.er Eggs, by ad
ising them of the re lt
Ci;ears mal'd uuo re0uesCj2t.
T he Mann Academy.
A GRADED SCIHOOL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
]EIG HTEEN11T H4N:SI.sR .2 3!SSl- Ls 39 7.
)S. A. NETTLE$. A. K. P.
Miss Josu.: 1r. MCLI:.N. Mis. S. A. X1:rra:s, Assistants.
The course of instruction embracing ten years, is designed to furnish a lib
eral education suited to the ordiar vocatO of life, or to fit students for
the Freshman, SophAomore, or J3unior (:Lss O1 clcges.
N..G ~ ~~ 10 IN RCIN.
The most approved text books are usei. The liackboard is deemed an
essential in the Class ro.'. Te .& ::;0 of an aullor is invariably required
of each pupil. In all work done, in whatever department, and whatever the
extent of ground covered, our mutto shall always be Thoroughness. "o
this end, we shall require tha( every asson is learwt'd, if not in time for the
class recitation. then elsewhere. No r :d rrogress can be made so long as
the pupil is allowed to go on from day to day reciting only half-perfect lessons
TE.'i's PERi _HTONTH OF- Fut-R ' EEKS;
Primary Department ( years coure......................$1.00, $1.50, and $2.00
Intermediate Dejar:n-t k2 ye C)ar.sc : )................... ..... ......... 2.50
- I higher Deprr* ( &t ! y. e ........................ $3.00 and 3.50
Coilegiate Departnent t.; yar,' con-.0),......................... S.00 and 4.50
.Ii -, inelning n otl n...................................... 3.00
Contingent F.-. pt-r sson 5 n:on1:s, i:: advance,......................25
Boarl lo r m onth,........................................................ 8. 00
Buara ..Inayt Frilay (p-r mo nh)................................. 5.00
EDESIRE ESPEC~ILLY TO UIGE UPON PARENTS AND
Guardians the great imp.rtance of having their children at school
promptly the first day. The student who enters late labor under serious
disadvantages, and seldom takes that stand in his class that otherwise be
would have taken.
The iPrincipal feels much encorragcd at the hearty support given the
school heretofore, and promises renewed efforts to make the school what it
should be-FIRLST CL hS in every respect.
For further particulars, send for catalogue. Address,
S. A. NETTLES,
Manning, S. C.
MANNING. S. C., AUGUST' 15. 18S7.
Miss \IRGINIA INC cM, - - - I. I. BAGNAL.
The Fourth year of the MenT ihg Grove Sch'o will begin Sep'ember 5th, 1887
It is the purpose of the Principal. to give thorough instrnction in the elementa
branches, and then advlane the pn!ils as rapid!y as sound jndgtnent will admit of.
MBoard and lodging', can he had r pon very reasonable terms, and in good families.
Boys and young men desiring to prepare for collee, will aind the course of instruction
admirably adapted to that purpose, and specialattention will be paid to that class of stu
dents when desired.
Special attenton given to Calisthenics.
The school bimilding is in coniplte order for comfort and conv'enience, being well ven
First gra de........................S* .00 Fifth grade................ ........$3,0o
Second grade ... ........ ................ 3.50
Third grade....................... 2.00 S nh and Eighth grades... .... 4.00
Fourth~grade ................ 2.50 DrawingandPlinting. . 2.50
For further partieulars ,ipply to either Principal.
SUmH TON HIGH SCHGOL
The Fall Session of the SmERTOx HN ailn SCHOOL opens
.Augu t 29th, 1887.
Ilstructiol Thorough--Tuition from i.50 to $4.00 per Month.
Board $8.00 to 810.00 per Moeth.-Location althful
Church Facilities Exccllent.
For further particulars. apply to JNO. U. LANHAM,
Fon:s-rox, S. C.
A School for Boys and Girls,
WILL OPEN MONDAY. SEPTEMBER. .5,
with a full Corps of teachers. Military: tacties will be a feature
of physical training of the boys. G irls drilled in Calisthenics.
The latest text bookzs used, and young men and ladies prepar
ed to enter the junior class oi aiy College or Seminary in the
State. All of the En1lish )ranches, Modern and Ancient lan- J
guages. and Music taught.
With a town of good morals. good health. and splendid rail
road, telegral)h, and express faciliiies. The Foreston Academy
offers superior a.vantes for the education of children.
Tuition. from $1.00 to $:300. Board S8.00 per month-from
Monday to Friday.85.00. For Circulas apply to
W. 13. BONHAM,
MISS ELLEN ,rcCORtflICK, Assistant. Pmn>IPAI.
GROcERIES! ROCER1-ES GROCERIES'
.AAt on. T Co we.St M-r.ices.
Candies and Confectioneries.
Ladies' and Misses' MILLINERY GOOD in
Mrs. Edwards' IS THE PLAC7
EveryN1 thing() Soj(l at the Chealpe Prie's.
J. G. DrsTrna. -I. D. R. B. Loa.
PiUt0.. Ci' Gla1S
Fane and T oilet Articles,
Fine Cars and
and everything usually kept iu a
First Glass Drug Store.
te Prescriptions carefully comn
Spounded by day or ui ;ht. -'92
J. G DINKINS & O
[sign of the Gold MIortar.]
M~s~o S. C- 3Ta G S.'C