Newspaper Page Text
THE MANNING TIMES.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9 1887
B. S. DINKINS, Editor.
The C arendon Farmers in Session.
iErnW LAST s. T1uDA .
The meeting was called to order by
the president and the minutes of the
last meeting read and on motion ap
proved. The chair stated that at a
meeting of the executive committee at
the Grange Hall a sub-committee was
appointed to inquire into the oppor
tunities of purchasing a piece of land
and building a hall for the use of the
association, and to afford the facilities
of holding a county fair at some time
in the future. The chairman of this
committee when called upon said that
nothing had been done by the com
mittee but that he had cast upon the
grounds of old Fellowship church as
a most desirable place. Mr. Des
Champs expressed himself in favor of
the proposed scheme and thought the
cite should be as near Manning as
possible on account of its central po
sition. On motion of Mr. James E.
Davis the committee were instructed
to continue their efforts in this direc
tion. Captain Mills, before the mo
tion was put, objected to the purchase
of any lands and the building of a hall
at this time, on account of the poverty
of the farmers; and if the committee
were clothed with this power, he objec
ted strenuously. On it being explain
ed that the committee was only one of
enquiry and investigation to report to
the association for its confirmation or
veto, -he withdrew his objection, and
the motion was carried, This ended,
the chairman arose and stated the pri
mary business to be to elect delegates
to the farmers convention to meet in
Columbia. He dwelt at some length
ipon the advantage to the farmers of
the State meeting together to learn
from each other; and summarized the
work accomplished by the last State
convention. Ten delegates were to
be elected-5 regular and 5 alternates,
and he hoped they would every one
attend. In his speech, Mr. Tindal de
scribed all the industries of the State
as never before in a better condition,
while the farmers generally were poor
ernow Phan ten years ago. Organiz
ation he earnestly urged as the only
means of placing the farmers on a
footing with these classes. If, he said,
- could arouse the farmers to realize
the importance of organization and
get them to orranize themselves, I
would feel that I had ecomplished a
great deal and besatisned. The tariff
asreferred to as one of the many
grievances sufferred by the farmers
and the remedy declared to be in or
At.the conclusion of Mr. Tindal's
speech the election of delegates was
entered into. Upon motion the nom
nations were made from the floor and
the delegates elected viva voce. The
.folowing were elected: T. T. L Da
-*is, L. H. DesChamps, R. R Plowden~,
Tr., James R. Davis, F. P. Cooper, del
egates; J D. Childers, 3. B. Andrews,
. .Chandler, A. L. Lesesne, and W.
M. Plowden, alternates. The presid
est was hominated but his name was
withdrawn at his request based
onthe statement that the Legislature
would be in session when the conven
tion met, and his duties might con
fict. Captain-J. Anderson'MIills was
also nominated. He -caused a riple of
- exbitemeni by aking to be excused on
the ground that he was not in full
sympathy with the objects of the pro
posed convention. Although, he said,
I warmly endorse anything that will
benefit the farmers, one of which I am,
-and the farmers' movement proper, I
iieartily favor that too. ButlIdo not
believe in any body of unsworn men,
-such as the farmers' convenition will be,
*dictating to the sworn meinabers of the
*Legislature, and furthermore, do not
think it advisable to tax the State in
its present poverty with the expgse
- of an agricultural college, nor am)
sanguine that this college will come
*up tothe expectations of many .per
soms. Continutng, Mr. Mill said, "I
do not believe that the farmers of this
country are 'hewers of wood and
drawers of water' as isso often repeat
ed. I am a farmer myself, and a free
man. The merchant is a necessity. It
- is the farmers' own fault if he ground
himself down with an agricultural lien.
Do Levi, Loynms, and Rigby grind
down the farmer? No, they are a help
to him. When the poor man is with
out the means to make his crop these~
men advance to him, and they are le
gally as well as honorably bound to
pay him. The farmers, if they expect
to do anything, must rise at home.
*If they are not men enough todo this,
let them be advised by their wives,
.these, I am sure will-ind a way out of
the dilemma." On motion of Mr. A.
L Lesesne, Mr. Mimls name was with
drawn. Although it was very clear
that Mr. Mill' remarks were not pop
ular, yet, we believe, he was credited
with candor and boldness. The meet
ing was short, business-like, and
adjourned to meet on the - day
of January next. There were about
20 or 25 farmers present.
A biala.Day in Char-leston.
It was not until Fniday about noon
that we found ourself entering the city
of Charleston by way of the North
eastern Railroad. A little girl in the
doorway of one of the numerous brick
houses on the bluff of the Cooper Ri
ver, first reminded us of the great ca.
nival then in progress, by greeting the
ingoing train, waving a little red and
white flag upon which was printed in
bold letters the word "Welcome."
There was nothing unusual to be seen
at this depot and we entered a Bay
- street car 'quite crestfallen. This feel
ing h'owever, was soon dissipated as
we left the car and in afew minutes
entered Meeting street. The scene
here presented to the eye of the coun
giants was indescribably beautiful.
Banners, flags, variegated lantens,
f.:stoons, in profu i n decorated evei y
building and frequently extended from
street to street. At this point we ;
entered the Pavilion Hotel presided
over by its hospitable and accom
modating proprietor, Mr. Gail
liard. A rereshing bath and King
Street was our next rendezvous. As
grand as Meeting Street, first appear
ed it paled before the magnificent
spectacle presented by this minature
Broadway. We were charmed and
delighted and after several hours
found ourself aimlessly wandering
about gazing at the many attractions
to be seen. There was plenty of
company with us; the street was fill
ed with a moving mass seemingly in
tent on the same purpose. The sight
was well worth a journey to see
a thing of beauty long worth remem
We were too late in reaching the
City to witness the numerous parades
and exhibitions. The brilliant pyro
techn' ' v, the mammoth ;trade
dis otesque fantastic par
ade ver. We were in time
howeve witness a game of ball
betweft t\je St. Louis and Chicago
clubs and the Venetian display on the
harbor Friday night.' Speaking of
the latter the Charleston Dispatch
says: "The very sea seemed to be
breathing fire as it rose and fell. It
lasted several hours and was a splen
did pyrotechnic exhibition. The
crowd which witnessed it will surely
never forget it." The attendance at
the opera Friday night wound up our
amusement for the night and earls
Saturday morning we were en route
for Manning, carrying with us the
most pleasant recollections of an
eventful day spent in the City by the
Saved from Sabbath Breaking.
The announcement in the Sunday
papers, that is, the News and Courier,
The Sun, and the Charleston Dispatch
that a professional game of ball would
be played in Charleston on Sunday was
read with astonishment and even
amazement by a majority of the whole
State. We confess that we were great
ly surprised and turned eagerly to the
editorial columns of the papers but not
a word was said in any of them either
aproving or condemning the propos
ed violation of the Sabbath. It was
gratifying to learn Monday that the
game was not played on account of
the wholesale indignation of the citi
zens of Charleston expressed through
their ministers of the Gospel. Now,
both the News and Courier, and the
Sun are loud in their apologies for
not disapproving editorially this in
tended desecration of God's Day. The
News and Courier excuses itself on
the ground that Captain Dawson did
not know anything of the matter, and
the Sun prays forgiveness because its
editorial page had already been made
up for the press. Both weighty ex
cuses in the eyes of their respective
The good people of Charleston
have saved that city from a disgrace
that the rest of the State would not
have soon forgotton. South Carolin
lns have not been taught to receive
with favor any open violation of God's
appointed day of rest. Happily for
>ur State thus far, base ball playing
fr any other public amusement on
Sunday isnot received with favor. Our
people are taught to respect the Sab
bath day and it will be a sad day for
South Carolinr if the cosmopolitan
emmigration to our country eradicates
this respect of holy things.
Slate of South Carolina,
COUNTY OF CLA.REbiDON,
Court of Common Pleas
Moses Levi, Plaintiff,
Anna L. Blackwell, Defendant.
TNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF AN OR
I der to me directed in above stated case
by Judge I. D. Witherspoon, bearing date
February 18th 1887, I will sell in front of
Clarendon Court House, at Mannimg, with
in legal hours, on Monday. the 5th dag~ of
December next to the highest bidder for cash,
the following property to wit: All that piece
parcel or tract of land, lying being, and sit
uate in Clarendon County, in the State of
South Carolina, containing' -hundred and
ninety-six acres more or lea ~ ' --nded
as follows to wit: North by Black River
swamp and lands belonging to person or
persons unknown, South by lands of Mrs.
i. A. Blackwell and Mrs. M. A. McElveen,
East by lands o; Win. R. Carpenter Sr., and
West by lands now owned by s5aid Moses Le
i and Bl. A. Walker. Purchaser to pay for
papers. H. H. LESESNE,
Sheriff Clarenidon County.
Nov. 9, 1887,
State of South Carolina.
COUJNTY OF CLARENDON,
IN 7IIE PROBATE COUR T.
B Loci APrnr, EsQ., Probate Judge
W HREAS, MART SPR OTT HAS made
Msuit to me, to gran~t her letters sof ad
ministration of the Estate and effects of Jan
ary Sprott, deceased;
These are therefore, to cite and admnon
ish, all and singular, the kindred and cred
itors of. the said January Sprott, decased,
that they be and appear, before me, in the
Court of Probate, to be held at Manning,
S. C. on the 24th day of November, now
after publication herof, at 11 o' clock in the
forenoon, to show cause, if any they have,
why the said Administration should not be
Given under my hand and seal this eighth
day of November. Anno 1)oniini 1887.
[.. s.] LOUIS APPElLT,
Judge of Probate.
Brick Machine and
Brick for Sale.
I have for salo one Steam Brick Press in
good condition, which will be sold very low.
Also, 500.000 brick of good quality.
W. SCOTT HARVIN.
If there ever was a time when
Could Justly Be Proud and
Gratified at the Result of
Their Business Career
That Time Is Now,
This season surely will prove the
season of all seasons that will make
;verybody realize more than ever that
ur store, with its vast and marvelous
wealth of merchandise, is just as im
>ortant and necessary to the people of
Sumter and vicinity as ever a store
.ould be. We know that people have
eyes to see and brains and common
ense enough to form their opinions,
o we conclude:
TS A MIGHTY RIDICULOUS
o try to convince intelligent people
that "Black is White," yet in sub
stance that's just what the
proprietors of some
own is trying are do when they
plurge and splutter about their im
00O dozen Linen Towells- at 7c, 11c
13c, 17c, and 24c, good value at
12 1-2c, 15c, 30e, 25c, and
~CcrooNc DIST~nAcE IN THE
C OHN DEPARTMENT
)riving and Pushing iTrade. Cutting For.
Eer Prices Right and Left. Nothing
Like it Ever Seen Here Before
Oceans of Bargains. Prices
lust Tell and People Tell Them. Business
We Mean and Business We'll Have. No
Garment Held Back for Profit.
Space prevents us from naming all our
1eial Reductions, but we propose to si 1.
1 goods at very lowv prices. So give us a
al and be convinced af same.
. Ryttenberg & Sons,
A BIG BOOM ! IN SUMTER !!
W are selling Dry Goods at such remarkably low PRICES that it places their whole
community in a most prosperous ,condition.
All the people of Clarendon County to call on Sc]xw ar'tz 3r1 '6
when in Sumter. They have the most complete and attractive line of
Dress Goods and Trimmings
Ever shown in Sumter; also Dry Goods of all kinds generally found in any first-.eass Dry
and Fancy Goods Store. Full line in all the latest styles in
Coaks and Jerseys,
Such as Walking Jackets, Wraps, Newmarkets, Dolmans, etc., etc. And at such low prices
that will almost take your breath away to hear them.
. NOTE THIS :
Every one Luving a dollars' worth from them receives a Ticket which means a c'nance
of winning a Handsome Black Silk Suit trimmeed elaborately in beading and jet orna
ments, made to order to fit the winner, valued at $75. To be given away January 1st.
We say again, don't miss calling on them if you want Dry Goods of any description;
they will save you money. Dress making and Ladies Underwear a specialty. Samples
cheerfally furnished by mail.
PALACE DRY Goons Erponnm.
-- - -- FALL ANNOUMCEMENT OF
S. A. Rigby,
Having purchased one of the finest and most complete assortments of General Merchan
dise which has ever been brought to this market, and being determined to sell at rock
bottom prices. I defy competition.
Tan .ieg, just step in my store and my accomplished clerks will show youla
beautiful asortient of short and long
Cloaks. Dress Goods
In Almost Endless Variety.
.ways S - UQ
S10E aS ecialty.
No store in Manning dares compete with my unrivaled stock.
HATS AND CAP at any rice you may desire from
Clothing for Men ad Boys
of the finest fabric and best workmanship-can suit the dude or the plain
r O erie, of every kind and quality at the lowest priees.
Another specialty-HAMS-never sell an inferior one.
It is entirely useless to attempt on enumeration of my stock. Examine it
and you will be convinced of the fact that I can and will do all I promise.
M- Highest prices paid for cotton or other produce.
Oct, 12, '87- S. A. Rigby.
The Manning Academy.
A GRADED SCHOOL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
EIGHITEENTH SESSION BE(GINS, MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 1887.
S. A. NETTLES, A. B., PRINCIPAL.
Mrss JOSTE II. MCLEAN, MRs. S. A. NETTES, Assistants.
The course of instruction embracing ten years, is designed to furnish a lib
eral education suited to the ordinary vocations of life, or to fit students for
the Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior class of colleges.
The most approved text books are used. The blackboard is deemed an
essential in the class room. The meaning of an author is invariably required
of each pupil. In all work done, in whatever department, and whatever the
extent of ground covered, our motto shall always be Thoroughness, To
this end, we shall require that every lesson be learned, -if not in time for the
class recitation, then elsewhere. No real progress can be made so long as
the pupil is allowed to go on from day to day reciting only half-perfect lessons
TERMS PER MONTH OF FOUR WEEKS ;
Primary Department (3 years course),......... ............ $1.00, $1.50, and $2.00
Intermediate Department (2 years- course),................ ....... ......... 2.50
Higher Department (2 years' course),......... ................ $3.00 and 3.50
Collegiate Department(3 years' course),......................... $4.00 and 4.50
Music, including use of instrument,....................................300
Contingent Fee, per session of 5 months, in advance,....................... .25
Board per month,................................................., 8.00
Board from Monday to Friday (per month).............................. 5.00
TO) P.ATRO.N1~S I
W E DESIRE4 ESPECIALLY TO URGE UPON PARENTS AND
Guardians the great importance of having their children at school
promptly the first day. The student who enters late labors under serious
disadvantages, and seldom takes that stand in his class that otherwise he
would have taken.
The Principal feels much encouraged at the hearty support given the
school heretofore, and promises renewed efforts to make the school what it
should be-FIRST CLASS in every respect.
For further particulars, send for catalogue. Address,
.S. A. NETTLES,
Manning, S. C.
MANNING, S. 0., AUGUST 1.5, 1887.
A Graded School for Boys and Girls.
MIs \iRGINIA INGRAM, - - - I. I. BAGNA L.
The Fourth year of the Manning Grove School will begin Sep~ember 5th, 1887
It is the purpose of the Principals to give thorouugh instruction in the elementary
branches, and then advance the pupils as rapidiy as sound judgment will admit of.
DBoard and lodging can be had upon very reasonable terms, and in good families.
Ihys and young men desiring to preparc for college, will find the course of instruction
adirably adapted to that purpose, and special attention will be paid to that class of stu
denms when desired.
Special attention given to Calisthenics.
The school building is in coniplete order for comfort and convenience, being well ven
tilated and amply heated in winter.
- penses Per 1i~n-1h..
First grade...------------------..001 Fifth grade.....................$3,00
Second g:-ade... ... ...... --......1.50 1 Sixthi grade.. ...... .............3.50
Third grade. . . ..-..--...--. --......2.00 [ Seventh and Eighth grades.....4.00
Fourthgrade.----. ...---.-........2.50 iDrawingand Painting...... .......2.50
For further particulars apply to either Principal.
J. L. David & Bro.,
Men, Boys' and Ohildrens'
2709 281 Tw S'lElr, - - - - C'n~ uumos, S. 0.
keeps a larger stock of General Merchandise than any other retail store in
the State, outside the city of Charleston. His stock at present is lar
ger than that of all the other stores in Manning. He buys very large
ly, often by the cargo, and thus always obtains the Lowzst Fie
UBs. The natural conclusion from this, is that he sells
c" EI . .
His store is already full, below and above, and yet new goods are daily arriv
ing. His courteous and gentlemanly clerks make it a pleasure to trade at
his store. If after trying around everywhere else you cannot find what
you want, just step to LEVI'S and you will find it there; or if you
are in a hurry go there at first. His stock is the most varied
and best selected of any merchant in the State.
I desire especially to call attention to this department. I have in stock the largest an&
best selected assortment of Ladies' and Children's
Hats and BonnfetS,
ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS, TRnIMINGS of all binds,
etc,, that has ever been kept in this place. The Ladies are invited to call and examine
ly stock it this department is large, varied, and assorted for all ages and sizes, and at
prices to suit the times.
Hats and Caps,
for Men, Boys, and children. Latest styles. Low prices. This department is very coa
Boots and Shoes.
No better testimonials could be given that the public are satisfied with my Shoes, than
my constantly increasing sales in this line. I keep tho best line of shoes ever kept
in Manning, as my customers will testify. My stock embraces all styles, prices,
and sizes. I nake a specialty of Ladies' and Gent's
I-Iancd. Sewec1 Shaoes -
nd guaaante e satisfaction. Exzamine my stock before buying elsewhere.
IDry Goods ! Dry Goods !
Silks, satins, Cashmeres, Rlepellents, Alpacas, Delaines, Poplins, a variety of styles- ef
Jersey Jackets, Zephyr Shawls and Coats, Waists, Hoods, scarfs, seersuckern
Cheviots, Ginghams, a full line of white Goods, fine selection of Ladies'
Flannels, Corsets all sizes and prices, a large and well selected
stock of Hoseiry, a full line of Notions, Silk Handker-.
chiefs, etc. Also, on hand a full assortment of
piece GIoods, consisting of Broadcloths, Doe
Skins, Cassimeres, Jeans, etc. It is impossible to give in
this limited space, even an idea of what might be found
in this department. Whatever you want is here.
I have a complete stock of ohoice family groceries, and my customers may depend on the
quality of thle goods.
Giltedge Butter, and the Best Cream Cheese, always on hand.
Choice Hams and other meats, Crackers of all kinds, Macaroni Cheese.
Best Coffees and Teas, Canned Goods, etc. Try a barrel of
MYi BEST F'LOUJR.
It will be my object always to' give satistacenon in this line.
Glassware, Hardware, Tinware, Potware, Woodware,La
Lanterns, Crockery, etc., etc. Harness and Saddles.
Tobacco and Cigars.
Just whatever you want go to LEVI'S and ask for it .Atten
tive and poilte clerks are always ready to wait on you.
For the Cash we will sell so low that customers will be com
plled to buy. Remember that you cau find anything here you
M~anmng, S. C.