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VOL. V. MANNING., CLARENDON COUNTY, S. C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 1889. NO. 18.
WOMAN AND HOME.
A WIFE'S POSSIBLE TROUBLES WITH
The American Girl Compared with Her
English Sister-Points About the Toilet.
Teaching the Little Ones to Talk-Use
ful Recipes for the Good Housewife.
Husband, lo.-I buy everything that' is
needed in the house, and you have only tc
speak to me if you are in want of pin money.
That doesn't seem to be a great hardship.
I wouldn't mind asking for money, if I was
sure of gettiag it without any further ex
Ah! wouldn't you, good sir? Suppose your
self in the place of a wife, who, however petted
and indulged,is expected to render a strict ac
count of every trifle she buys, or rather fancy
yourself telling her, becausecompelled by the
necessity of the case, of every cent you spend
on personal luxuries? She may dip into her
purse for caramels, perfumes and flowers;
pour cigars, luncheons and other marginal
expenses foot up a far larger bill.
! First and last, in many otherwise happy
omes, there is a good deal of friction and
consequent discomfort with regard to the
management of the finances. Either there is
not money enough to warrant the style as
sumed or attempted, or else husband and wife
do not agree perfectly about the spending of
it, or, again, there is a lack of openness about
the resources of the married partners.
Among wage earning classes this does not
so often occur, where the husband quite often
puts his week's salary without reserve in the
hands of his wife, taking what she chooses to
give him for spending money, and leaving to
her the disposition of whatever his hard hand
labor has gained.
Where, however, there is a fluctuating in
come, and a man desires that his home shall
present a brave front to the world, making,
for business reasons, or those of personal
pride, a goodly show in the eyes of his towns
people and acquaintances, there is often great
injustice done to wives. Their extravagance
is taken for granted by the uninformed.
How shall the wife of a lawyer, doctor or
business man know precisely how to arrange
her expenses, if she is treated like a child or
potted dependent, told to buy whatever she
pleases and send the bills to her husband, she,
in the meanwhile, uncertain how far she may
go, till some day there is a mutter, a rumble
or a storm, when payment is asked; or, when
a crash comes, she finds that she has been
walking heedlessly on a lava crust, with ruin
seething under her feet.
Entire and candid explanation of the
finances of i.ie business firm, in which hus
band and wife are partners, and the manage
ment of home affairs, according -to business
methods and in a common sense way, would
relieve a great deal of embarrassment and
prevent no end of annoyance and pain. The
most considerate of husbands do not dream,
dear, generous souls, of the dislike which the
most trustful and loving wives feel when
obliged to ask for money, unless it be directly
for purposes of household economy. It is the
exception that proves the rule, when, even
after years of happy marriage, a wife is found
who owns to no dread in this regard, is con
scious of no reluctant aversion-feels about
her husband's purse as she would about her
own.-Margaret E. Sangster in Once a Week.
The American Girl.
A pleasing and constant topic of English
writem is the American girl, writes George
William Curtis in Harper's Magazine. One
of the later commentators says of her:
"American girls have shown that they can
eoeive, travel and live without chaperons,
escorts or husbands, and are fast developing
a bright, clear, intelligent, self reliant, cour
ageous and refreshing variety of the human
race." And again, "Even if in future years
the slender Yankee belle is hidden behind the
ampler beauty of the English matron, we
may still hear from her lips the wit and
shrewdness, the accnte accent, the intelligent
question, and the rapid repartee that pro
claim bet original nationality." .Th6 "so
ciety" pictures in the papers and magazine
:reprsnt the dismay of the British matron
'with marriageable daughters as she surveys
the -avatar of the American divinity-and
rival. The essential differences of society in
'the two countries are at once suggested, and
the alarm of the watchful parent is justified.
The passages that we have quoted appar
ently describe by contrast, which is a fact
which does not seem to have occurred to the
writer. Doubtless at heart he is loyal to the
English girl, and. does not admit, even in
debate, that her supremacy of maidenhood
can be disputed. When he says that Ameri
can girls have shown that they can receive,
travel and live withoutchaperons, escorts or
husbands, he seems to mean that they have
khown this distinctively as compared with
'other girls. -
JWhen he adds that they are fast develop
,ing a bright, clear, intelligent, self reliant,
courageous and refreshing variety of the
guman race, can he mean that it is a new
,variety of girl, and that it is not perfectly
familiar in England. Soin the other passage,
;when, supposing the American girl trans
!ormed into the British matron, he remarks,
;with evident admiration, "We may still hear
from her lips the wit and shrewdness, the
iacute accent, the intelligent question and the
trapid repartee that proclaim her original na
nality," would he have us understand that
are not the characteristics of the Brit
shmatron of today? Or does he intimate
konly that tho coming of the Americans will
btenlargo the number of these delightful
The writer certainly seems to describe by
contraust, but ho has wisely left a little cloud
m'which to envelop his retreat in caseoor
emergency. Certainly we need not press him.
'Whatev-er he may think or say of the Eng
hish girl, he hasspoken well and truly of her
American sister. Hi~s description applies to
the girl who grows up amid the average con
ditions of A merican life, the girl who is por
trayed in her more jejune condition in Henry
James' Daisy iller. The two chief qualities
- of that young woman, as represented by tho
shrewd and subtle artist, are self respect and
self reliance. The perplexity of the phenome
non to tho foreign reader lies in the fact that
she does whiat tho European girl without self
respect does. ____
* 'earning to Talk.
The child's flrs; acL. :veents in speech
consist of isolated words. .Ho will say
"papa" and "ma mma," manage a paraphrast
of his own upon the names of his attenats
or of the members of the family, and gain
command over such monosyllables as dog,
horse, cat. The putting of words together
to make a coherent sentence is a later devel
opment, and one that is said to come earlier
with girls than with boys. A girl child is
more precocious in nearly all respects than
her brother. .rmaBb' ir h
iIn Stray LeavesfrmaBb'Diyth
infant autobiographer complains piteously ol
the confusion he underwent when what he
had been told was adog was calleda puppy,
a doggy, a bow wow and Carlo. A similar
experience followed with the cat, whom he
haddescribed as a pussy, a puss, a kitty, a
litten and Tabby. One is surprised that a
W.hila should learn as rapidly as hedoes, re
calling -ender how manty different titles the
same object is presented to him.
if a parent wishes her baby to learn quickly
fto ress his wants she must strive after
simp 'cityin the vocabulary she bestows upon
him. A plate should be called a plate, and
not a dish one half the time and a plate the
other. The terms glass, tumbler and goblet
are also puzzling to the baby intelligence.
His frock should be indicated to him as a
frock ajip,'or a dress, and not as every one
of the three. As be grows older this careful
nessuoiv-become" unnecessary, but its omis-.
sion at the outset is a hindrance to his im
Another thing that retards an infant's pro
gressin learning to express himself intelligibly
is the absurd practice of addressing him in
the gibberish known as "baby talk." There
is neither rhyme nor reason in mutilating
language beyond all recognition in order to
adapt it to baby comprehension. The prin
ciple that leads a mother-to chop her child's
food into fine bits that it may demand less of
an effort from his digestive powers does not
apply to things linguistic. With those there
can be no mincing matters. The English
language is hard enough to acquire at best,
without doubling the task by insisting that
a child shall first learn a patois and then un
learn it before he is able to express his
thoughts in a fashion to be understood by
ordinary mortals.-Harper's Bazar.
Fashionable Powder Engs.
"What is this? A handkerchief?" asked a
Madison avenue hostess, as she picked up
from the floor a three inch square of dainty
cambric, hemstitched and trimmed on the
edge with lace. It was a reception day, and
the guests had just left, but by some chance
the article in question had been left behind. -
"Let's see, mamma," said the daughter.
"Oh, that isn't a handkerchief," she con
tinued, "that is a face dolly, or, to express it
less elegantly, a 'powder rag.' All the girls
These face dollies have become a feature of
fashionable walking or evening toilets. They
are carried in the center of the handkerchief,
and-in order to make them secure they are
pinned in with small safety pins. The dolly
is well rubbed with lily white or any other
popular powder, and can be applied without
detection. When the owner feels that her
face will be more attractive by the use of
powder, she has only to bring her handker
chief up to her face.
It is very amusing to witness the skill with
which this whitening process isaccomplished,
and the dexterity with which complexion
cloths are managed. Some society ladies
carry both powder and rouge and apply it in
the very eyes of their escort without any
compunction of being detected in its use.
Any one standing in the lobby of a fashion
able theatre cannot fail to notice how fre
quently the handkerchief is brought into re
quisition. In nine cases out of ten the sudden
uplifting of the handkerchief covers an ap
plication of the cosmetic inside.-New York
Long and thick hair is so scarce among
ladies that when one comes to have her head
washed who has a full suit she is always the
subject of remark and envy. Not more than
one in ten ladies have full suits. Some who
had long and thick hair as children have lost
most of it through carelessness. The hair
will fall out if not kept clean, and many find
that, after reaching a certain length, it breaks
off. However, if a lady has just enough hair
to hold a switch the hairdresser will do the
rest. Style, moreover, has favored the short
haired, for less and less hair has been worn
lately. From the immense waterfalls to the
present scanty head dress is a wonderful
change. Switches are universally worn, but
in constantly decreasing size. Still a woman
with long hair is to be envied, for her hair
will always look natural. Aswitch needs re
freshing, because, without the natural oil of
the head to keep it bright, it will look differ
ent from the wearer's own hair. Some sleep
in their switches so that they may take the
oil from the head, but this is bad for the
scalp, makingr it too hot and causing the hair
to faflout. So many ladies wash their hair so
seldom that I do not wonder they lose it.
Beauty and Bathing.
So much has been said about bathing, per
haps there.is~lttle new to be told. X et, in
its connection with beauty, too much cannot
Bathe intelligently, bathe conscientiously.
We hear discussed the relative meritsof cold
and warm baths. I think the warm bath,
properly. inkathe giatest promoter of a
clear, soft, rosy skin. An emientphysician
recommends the warm bath to be taken twice
After carefully drying the body with soft
linen, apply rose water and pure glycerine,
using them in a mixture of equal parts well
shaken. Rub into the skin, then put on the
night robe wann. It is hoped that no one
desirous of a beautiful skin will wear any
garment at night that is worn during the
day. Allow no cold surface to come mn con
tact with the body after awarm bath, but
get immediately into bed. The good effect of
such a bath, followed by a nightsrest where
in in even temperature is kept up for eight
or nine hours, will be felt at once. Add to
this formula a sweet temper and a mind at
peace with all the world and the silken rose
petal may not outvie a woman'sskin.-Dress.
The Pig Pen Puzzle.
No house is complete now without its pig
pen and our little pigs. "Pigs in Clover" is
the lae~ y and puzzle, and it is having a
great run. The puzzle consists of a circular
block of.wood, with a pasteboard rim around
it, and three other paper rims in concentric
circles inside the outer one. .Each of these
inner rings of ciardboard hias opening in it
anithe openings are on oppo~ite sides. The
inside ring of all is two inches in diameter,
and is covered over. It is called the pen.
Four marbles are placed in the outer division
of the box. These are the pigs. The test of
skill is to get them all into the pen without
touching them with the fingers. The box is
manipulated in one or both hands, so that
the marbles roll one at a time through the
gates in the circular fences and finally into
the inner inclosure.
They act very much like pigs, inasmuch as
nobody can be sure of them until he has them
all in the pen. He may get three in, and,
while trying to put the fourth in, the others
will run out. Anybody who has ever driven
pigs will appreciate the toy, and if every
body who appreciates it has driven pigs it
proves that there are thousands of pigalrivers
in this city.--New York Sun.
The Tables of Royalty.
In Italy the court dines around a table coy
cred with a magnificent service in gold; it is
the only luxury; there are no flowers, and
the dishes of the country are invariably
served-above all, the fritto, composed of a
foundation of artichokes, liver, brains and
cocks' combs. At the German court the finest
table is that of the grand duchess of Bladen;
she has an excellent French cuisine and a Pa
risian chef. The queen of Sweden has a very
tempting table and bill of fare-soups, al
most always milk, and beefsteak; one of her ,
favorite dishes is composed of balls of mince-'
meat cooked with oil and surrounded with a
garnishing of poached eggs; then te isal
mast at each repast the national plate, salmon
preserved in earth. Queen Victoria's favorite
wine is pale sherry, which she drinks from a
beautifully carved silver cup inherited from
Queen Anne. The royal dinneris very com
plete. The table is lighted with gold candela
bra furnished with candles; orchids placed in
epergnes rise up to the ceiling. The queen
eats a special bread, well cooked and of a
mastic color.-London Globe.
A Strange'-Eventful History.
Mile. Rousseif, the once-celebrated actress,
is about to return to the scene of her first
triumphs. Her history is a strange one.
During the war she nursed the wounded sol
diers, like many other actresses, and her fa
miliarity with pain and death gave her a
gloomy view of life. She, however, con
tinued her career, and created the role of
Caverlet in Emilie Augier's play, but in the
bent of 1876. Pere Didon preached at Notre
Dame, and his, sermons imbued her afresh
with religious mania. She used to lacerate
her flesh like Saint Theresa, and looked upon
herself as a veritable Magdalen. She con
ceived a violent disaster for her profession;
tried literature, but failed; and eventually
entered a convent. This secluded place she
left some time ago, being thereunto induced
by a young mystic and pbet. Latterly she
reappeared on the stage at Cairo.-European
Mrs. Hearst's Boarding House.
Yesterday the wife of Senator Hearst called
at a stylish boarding house on Fourteenth
street, near I. to engage rooms for friends of
hers. She found a few vacant rooms and en
gaged them at once, saying she hadn't sufli
cint accommodations at her own house.
"Is your house fulld" asked the landlady.
"Yes, just crowded, or will be," replied
"Do you keep a boarding or lodging house?"
"How's that?" asked Mrs. Hearst, doubt
"Do you give room and board, or only let
"Oh, I give both board and room at my
house," said Mrs. Hearst, cheerfully, as she
presented her card. "Please have the rooms
all ready. Good morning," and she swept
away to her carriage, into which she was
shown by a liveried footman.-Washington
The insects.most harmful to roses are the
green fly, red spider, rose hopper or thrips,
and the rose bug and the black slug. Now,
though these insects involves some little trou
ble, yet success will attend all persistent ef
forts. The green fly, the thrips and the black
slug can all be kept under by syringing the
plants with a solution of whale oil soap. One
pound of soap is sufficient for eight gallons of
water. Throw the water in a fine spray on
the under as well as the upper side of the
leaves. A syringe with a bent nozzle is the
best instrument with which to apply the
liquid to the lower sides of the leaves. The
red spider can be held in check by syringing
the leaves with clear water; in dry times this
should be done every day. If the rose bug
(melolontha subspinosa) makes its appearance,
which is not very often, it can be destroyed
by the insectexterminator.-Vick's Magazine.
From those suffering from chapped hands,
or for those liable to them, nothing can excel
the healing qualities of mutton tallow. This
may be bought at the druggist's or made at
home, and ought to be kept in every house.
Take the fat of mutton, usually that around
the kidney, and try out, strain, pour Into a
cup and put aside to harden. If liked it can
be taken from the cup before it is very hard,
and worked into a ball, and in this shape is
much more convenient for use than if left re
maining in the cup. To apply it, first hold
it before or over a fire until the surface near
the fire is soft, then rub this soft tallow to the
afflicted parts, working it gently into the
skin. It is very soothing and gives relief al
most immediately. There are very few cases
of chapped hands, pro'vided proper attention
is paid to washing and wiping them, that will
not yield readily to this treatment.-Cor.'
Detroit Free Press.
Ice In a Untry.
Take a tail cylindrical jar-which of ne-'
cessity must be earthenware. Pour into it
an ounce and three-quarters of water and
three and one-third ounces of the sulphuric
acid of commerce. Then add one ounce of
sulphate of soda in powder. In the center of
this mixture stand q, small earthenware ves
sel, and let it contain the water which it is
desired to freeze into ice. Cover the middle
vessel, and then, if possible, revolve the whole
affair by a gentle motion. In a few minutes
the inner vessel will contain a block of solid
ice, whilst the outer ingredients can be used a
second or even a third time to produce fur
ther blocks of ice by pouring moro fresh
water into the inner receptacle. Work in
a cool place. If greater bulk of ice is wanted
increase the mixture in the same proportion.
A French savant has recently announced
his belief that women are increasing in size.
Certain it i" that the hands of the average
woman are much larger now than formerly.
The happy change in public opinion which
enables women of all ranks to work with
their hands, and take pride in doing so, may
not be without effect in enlarging those
mlnts to' Housekeepers.
A hot flatiron with a fold of flannel over it
will relieve neuralgia very quickly.
For warming over dark meats use brown
s'uces made from browned butter and flour,
for white meats cream sauces, which, of
course, can be made from milk.
Take two large spools,- drive large nails
through them in the wall about two inches
apart, hang y-our broom up, brush end up.
One or two potatoes left from dinner will
make a comfortable dish of Lyonnaise pota
toes for breakfast.
Keep c.-bolic acid always convenient for
use. It is one of the best disinfectants and
insect destroyers that can be used. A small
quantity need only be applied at a time.
Vinegar improves by keeping, therefore,
it is best to lay in a large supply.
Syrup mnad-o of brown sugar, with a pint
of hickory tea to three pounds of sugar, is a
'ood substitute for maple syrup.
Powdered rosin, according to H. Hager, is
liable to spontaneous comnbustioni, owing to
oxidation by tho air, and it should be kept in
tightly closed tin boxes.
To cleanse porcelaia sauce pans fi11 them
half full of hot water and put in the water a
tablespoonful of powdered borax and let it
boiL .If this does not remove all the stis
scour well with a cloth rubbed with soap and
The following often acts satisfactorily in
removirng old ink stains from polished ma
hogany and cherry. Add a very few drops
of niter to a teaspoonful 'ci water, dip a
feater into this mixture and touch the ink
spots with it. When the stain disappoears rub
the spot ut once with a rag wet with clear
water, then dry and polish. This is to pre
ve-nt a it mm+ coming- in place of the
W ANAM AKER ON IRUM.
HE EXHORTS HIS CHURCH BRETHREN TO
VOTE FOR PROHIBITION.
"It is Your Duty," He Said, "to Make it
as Difficult to Get Liquor as to Get Poi
son"-"God's Going to Count the votes."
PHILADELPHIA, March 31.-Postmaster
General Wanamaker made his first pub
lic utterance to-day on the question of
high- license and prohibition. He de
clared in favor of the, constitutional
amendment, and exhorted the 800 per
sons who listened to his words to work,
pray and vote for it. *
Mr. Wanamaker reached Bethany
Sunday school at 2 p. m. Half an hour
later, while the Bethany orchestra played
the opening hymn, Mr. Wanamaker
was in his place as superintendent of the
largest Sunday school class in America.
After the usual exercises Mr. Wana
maker led the way to the church, fol
lowed by 400 members of his adult Bible
class and 400 visitors. While the visit
ors were being seated Mr. Wanamaker
announced that it was quarterly meet
ing, and that there was no regular les
son. He said he had been requested to
talk of temperance. He road a portion
of the fifth chapter of Ephesians, begin
ning with the verse, "Be not drunk
with wine." He said:
"What is the Christian idea of right?
It is important that we get the right
thought, because then we will do right
and lead a happy life. The Christian
idea is that we carefully guard our de
portment. We should be temperate in
all things that we do. The Bible says
that he who does not do this is a fool.
Now, a man who calls you a fool is not
minded much, but when God writes us
down as fools it is a very serious thing.
We should be temperate in everything.
That means the use of tobacco and of
opium. It includes profanity and anger
and impurity of life. We are so to talk
that we shall build each other up."
Mr. Wanamaker then reterred to the
wreck of the American men-of-war at
Samoa. and spoke of the broken-hearted
wives and children who were waiting
for the return of their husbands and
fathers who had been dashed to pieces
on the rocks. He continued:
"Right here in our city are broken
hearted people, beaten against the rocks
of adversity by this tide of liauor and
of license. The man who will not sign
a temperance pledge, though he does
not need it himself, to help a weaker
brother, is not as much of a man as he
thinks himself to be. Christ said: 'Deny
yourselves. Take up your cross and
follow me.' There is no need to be drunk
to be under. the influence of wine. The
:Lan who takes on.y a ittle and will not
i-e it up is as much controlled by it as
if he was an habitual drunkard. He is
under the influence because he won't
give it up.
"What's the reason you won't stand
out for the amiendmrent? Because you
like a glass of beer. You say: 'I want
to be free to take an additional drink if
I feel like it.' 'hat influence keeps
you from voting against the amend
ment? Isn't it the influence of a .lass of
beer' There are thousan~s of 'nen in
this city who (1o not get drunk. They
say: -We have the right to drink it if
we want to; to sell it, to buy it, or to
give it away. A man may not drink it
at all, but he may be under the influence
of the liquor spirit. He will say: 'I am
a temperance man, but I am in business
and the liquor people deal with me, so
I won't say anything against it.' Now,
what influence is he undert
"it's the same with many-a politician.
He's afraid he won't get votes, so he is
silent on the liquor question. When a
inister or a teacher refuses to speak
out on this question he is ruled by the
liquor interests. The drunkard who
votes for prohibition is a freer man than
the total abstainer, who carries water on
both shoulders and then votes for liquor,
or to put it in the harness 'f high license.
"Just as the saloon keeper must an
swer for every glass he sells, so we must
answer for voting for liquor. It is sim
ply a question of whether or not we are
infavor of the saloon. It isn't a ques
tion of high license. The quibble that
prohibition does not prohibit has noth
ing to do with it. The law against steal
ing does not prevent stealing. The same
power that puts the amendment in our
Constitution will attend to the enforce
ment of the law. It is our duty to make
it as difficult to get liquor as it is to get
"License means that the city, the
State, and the saloon keeper shall go
into partnership to ruin men, to build
up jails. almshouses, hospitals and
houses of correction, and to keep up the
taxes. God's going to count the votes.
Vote for prohibition and vou will be
voting for Him, for order, for relhgion.
and for the highest civilization. He will
see evecry ballot. When you go home to
night go down on your knees, every one
ofyou. and praiy God to help you to
carry the amendment.'
Mr. Wanainaker then closed with a
prayer. HUe hurried into the main Sun
day school and made the closing address
to the children, and then led the usual
twenty-minute pr-ayer meeting at 6
WOMEN IN POLITICS.
Mrs. Minnie Morgan Etected Mayor of a
Kansas Town-A Solid Pemale Coun
OSKALOOSA, Kansas. April :3. -The
Oscaloosa idea is still extant. After a
vigorous fight, the female candidates
for city offi;es won the day by sweeping
majorities. At Cottonwood Falls, Kan
sas, tihe ladies were also triumphant,
Mrs. Minnzie Morgan being elcc-ed
Mayor, with all the members of the
Council of her sex.
Fot-R T~toUsAND WOMEN voTED.
LAvENwoRTH, Kansas, April 3.
The contest for-the may oralty here lay
bet ween D. R. Anthony (Republican),
and L. M. Hooker (Democrat.) Susan
B. Anthony, sister of the Republican
candidate, worked heroically for him,
but Hooker was elected by about 2,500
majority. Nearly 4,000 women voted
dui-ing the day, most of them casting
their ballots for Hooker. A man was
stabbed at one of the precinlcts and
women at another ward became in
THE RACE WAR IN OHIO.
Great Excitement Over the School Ques
NEw RICHMOND, Ohio, March 31- -
This place of 3.000 population is the
scene of great excitement, which many
fear will end in trouble. In no part of
the State has the law abolishing separate
schools for blacks caused so much
trouble as in this. This and Adams
Counties have particularly suffered, and
the court dockets are crowded with suits
of damages and criminal proceedings
growing out of the school rows. At
Felicity recently one man was sbot, a
number injured, and one house demol
ished in an effort to forcibly eject col
ored children from the school house,
which was almost wrecked.
There are 200 black and 700 white
school children here. All the blacks con
sented to remain in separate rooms ex
cept the children of James Ringold.
They were made miserable in every way.
Ringold caused the matter to be brought
into the courts, suing the superintendent
of the schools and thirteen prominent
citizens for $5,000 damages. Last
Thursday the Circuit Court gave him
one cent and costs All tnc blacks then
rushed for the schools and a lough and
tumble time ensued, which ended yes
terday in the School Board closing the
schools until next September, though
three months of the present term re
mains. Many whites and not a few
blacks are indignant that their children
must be deprived of three months'
schooling, and the feeling runs high.
This has been one of the most ex
citing Sundays the place has ever
known. The streets have been crowded
all day. All other topics were forgot
ten. Ministers counseled forbearance,
and wise men attempted to calm the im
petuous. Each side professes to fear
violence from the other. All the teach
ers will sue for their salaries for the re
mainder of the term, and costly litiga
tion, if nothing else, is sure to follow.
There is a prosp-et that a mandamus
will be asked for in the morning to com
pel the School Board to reopen the
WOMAN'S UNPURCHASED HAND.
Is Casting Votes that Shake the Turrets
of the Land.
DETROIT, Mich., April 1.-At the elec.
tion of School Inspectors to-day the
women voted for the first time in this
State, and many amusing incidents oc
curred. The Fourth Ward has the best
organization of women in the city. They
had carriages to send for those who did
not come as expected and a list of regis
In the Tenth Ward William Stuart
tried to have fun with the female voters.
When the first went to deposit their
ballots Stuart challenged them on the
age qualifications. "We are ready to
swear that we are twenty-one years
old," they said.
In the Sixth Ward, when Mary Brady.
a big Irish washerwoman, came to vote,
she encountered a gang of ward pullers
who laughed at her, said she was no
itizen, couldn't vote and told her to go
home She tried to fight her way through
in tine Irish style, but gave up mad and
started back. A policeman went after
her and Mary voted, holding the police
man by the arm.
In the Fourteenth Ward Miss New
berry, a woman's worker, said: "I am
not at all carried away with the work,
but I guess I can stand it. It seemed a
little strange to approach strange men
t first, but I am getting used to it. It
is a little strange to help hold up a
bulding, but then I suppose it is a part
f the work."
The returns are slowly coming in, but
it is certain that Mrs. Parsons, the
andidate fot School Inspector in the
Fourth Ward, is the only woman elected.
MR. BLAINE ASTONISHED HIM.
A Republican Office Seeker Told to Get
Senator Gorman's Indorsement.
BALTIMORE, April 1.-A few days ago
a gentleman who resides in Baltimore,
nd who desires a Consular appoint
ment, went to Washington, and, calling
pon Secretary Blaine, stated the object
of his visit. Mr. Blaine was favorably
impressed with his visitor, but called
his attention to the fact tbat his papers
had few signers of political prominence.
" Don't you know some of the mem
bers of Congress from your State?" the
"Can't say that I do," was the re
"Don't you know Mr. Gorman?"
"Great heavens: does Gorman run
this administration, too?"
"Never mind abont that," said Mr.
Blane; "you get a letter from Senator
Gorman and come back here."
The applicant left the State Depart
ment to go in search of Mr. Gorman,
but at last accounts had not found him.
PREACHES FOR PROFIT.
Padre Agostino Wants the Money if His
Sermons Are Worth Any.
Padre Agostino is a learned monk
perhaps thc best orator in all Italy-and
is at present preaching daily in the
Church of San Carlo al Corso in Rome
ad "stirring the city to its cent re."~
"'I protest," said the padre from the
pulpit. -"against reporters taking down
what I say and makimg it a sour'ce of
profit. It is an imfringement of my
right. If there is to be protit made by
my sermons or my words I am the per
son entitled to it, and I should receive
This wais followed by a burst of ap
piuse and clapping of hands in the
sacred building, mingled with much
iarity from the reporters. of whom
some two oir three score were present,
nd other profane persons.
Sudden Death of a Railroad Official.
CsINrINN~, April 4. W. WV. Wells,
Superintendent of the Southern Division
of the Queen and Crescent System. died
uienly yesterday morning in his car
at Somerset, Ky. He had been ailing a
few days, but a sudden attack carried
Earthquakes in Cuba
BAvAsi, Anril 4.--News has just been
recived here ~that two earthquake shocks
were experienced in Santiago de Cuba
THE GEORGIA MORMONS.
THEIR SAFE ARRIVAL IN THEIR NEW
11031K OGDEN. UTAH.
The Brethren Seem to Be Pleased With
the Manner in Which the Native Apos
tles Received Them.
ALGUSTA, Ga., April 2.-A short time
ago about fifty persons from the poorer
and ignorant classes of white people left
Augusta and vicinity for Utah. They
went in charge of several Mormon elders,
and were going Mormomtes to be.
Letters have just been received in Au
gusta from several members of the party.
Thus far these new Mormons seem well
pleased with their change of homes and
The first, aletter from a Mrs. Rear
don, told of the journey from Augusta
to Ogden, Utah, where the party has
settled. It describes the scenery along
the route and the good treatment the
party received at the hands of all. Of
Ogden the letter says:
"Ogden is a much nicer place than I
had any idea of. The buildings in the
main portion of the town are large and
beautiful, and the town is just booming.
It is the greatest place for business I
ever saw. The people are the finest in
the world. They are first-class in every
way. The people are tony here. They
make plenty of money and they use it.
They ate fine looking, and all use proper
language and wear fine clothing."
Another letter from John Reardon,
who has found employment in a publish
ing house, says:
"I never was so surprised in all my
life as I am at present. The climate is
elegant, and you have no idea what a
thriving place this is. The town is on a
boom, and you can't get a house for love
nor money. The Mormons are the wealth
iest people in the town. Ogden has a
population of about 12,000, of which
none are negroes."
Mr. Reardon speaks in glowing terms
of his reception into society. R.:ardon
was unknown to society circles here,
and is said to have been a noted gam
Another letter is from a younger
member of the party, who speaks of go
ing to school. The following extract
was taken trom it:
"We are stopping at Ogden, Utah.
We arrived here on the night of March
9th. The whole party of about fifty
went to Elder Browning's. His wife
had supper prepared for the whole party,
and it was the nicest supper I ever sat
down to. After supper the party scat
tered out among the Brownings to sleep,
and stay until they could get homes.
We have all got homes and moved to
them. * * * It looks funny here to see
the shade trees in the streets apple trees.
'There are more apples here in the
winter than there is in Augusta in the
spring time. While traveling I went
over, through and under mountains. The
scenery in the Rocky Mountains was the
grandest I ever saw, and all around us
was covered with snow. When we got
to the top of the mountain we were over
two miles above Augusta. Papa says
to tell uncle to hurry up and get out
here, for these Mormons are certainly the
best people in the world. It seems as
if they all wanted to do something for
you as soon as you get here."
Of the religion and practices of the
people among whom they have east their
lot nothing is said, and polygamy was
not broacted in any of the letters.
Thus far the Mormon emigrants, or at
least those quoted above, appear to be
satisfied with their step-later reports,
when the novelty has worn off and the
situation gets down to root hog or die,
may tell a different talc.
The last letter quoted, says, "that all
seem to want to do something for you as
soon as you get here" How long this
solicitude will hold out remains to be
The South Boominr.
According to the Baltimore M3anufac
turers' Record, the first three months of
1889 have shown an unprecedented in
dustrial activity in the South. "Scarcely
a week," it says, "has passed since the
opening of the new year that has not
witnessed the formation of companies
backed by millions of capital to prose
cute great enterprises, while the num
ber of smaller but none the less import
ant ventures bassurprisingly multiplied."
It has not been a boom in simply one
field, but a general awakening in the
whoe domain of trade and industry.
Nor has it been confined to a limited
area or a few States, but has been uni
versal throughout the South. The Re~
cord gives this glowing picture:
"So athern furnaces are multiplyinag
new ones built from profits of existing
'plants.' Southern cotton mills are in
creasing, faith in their dividend earn
ing power being so strong-based ot'
past experience-as to draw heavy im
vestmeuts of capital for building new
mills. Mining and railroad building.
too , go on at a rapid pace. Some ofthe
richest portions of the South are now
being opened to the approach of capital
and comerce. New towns andI cities
are springing up, and even the most
'finished' of the older municipalhties are
bidding farewell to the spirit of old
fogyism and welcoming the genius of
That sounds gr.hidiloquent, but our
cotmporary gives figures to support
its views. The new entierprises origan
izdor projected during the first three
nwnthis of this year miunoer nearly thir
ten hundred, or t wo hundred more than
for the corresponding period last year,
while the capital and capital stock rep
resented by the enterprises of 1889 reach
fifty-eight million dollars, as against
hirty-eight millions for the first three
months of 1888.
This encouraging exhibit is a matter
for congratulation North as well as
South, for Southern prosperity is an ele
meat of national prosperity. -New York
-A. C. McManus of Lancaster' Countv
was painfully hurt on Sunday afternoon
by being thrown from his colt. The
colt became fractious and ran under a
shed, knocking Mr. McManus off and
dragged him about the jard with nis foot
hitched in the stirrup. His injuries are
PRYOR AN1 PROTECTION.
Some Facts from the Record of An Ex
Confederate Who Predicts a Break in
the Solid South.
Some of our esteemed contemporaries
have been commenting upon a recent
interview by the New York Herald with
Roger A. Pryor. Some of them appear
to regard him as an exponent of South
ern sentiment. Pryor announces that
the doctrine of protection will break the
Solid South and that our people are
drifting in that direction.
Roger A. Pryor has no right to express
any sentiment for the Southern people.
He has not lived this side of New York
in twenty-four years, and a new genera
tion has come upon the stage of action.
He has less right to speak for the men
who fought the war through. At the
battle of Sharpsburg he had command
of a brigade. The story among the
soldiers then went that his conduct
was such that General Lee never
suffered him to have another
command during the war. He
was around A. P. Hill's headquar
ters at Petersburg as a kind of "inde
pendent. scout, going and coming as he
pleased. A short time before the fallof
Petersburg he came to the picket line of
McGowan's brigade and crossed over
pretensively to get news about the Yan
kees. He waved a newspaper at a Yan
kee officer. They met between the lines
and conversed for some time. Pryor.
locked arms-with him and walked into
the lines of the enemy. He turned his
back on old Virginia, his own State, and
everything Southern. He left his people
in the darkest hour in the face of the
enemy, who had their cannon trained
on the city where he had left his wife.
We know this to be true, for the
editor of the Medium wrote out for
Gen. Lee the full particulars of his de
sertion as it was narrated by Lieut.
Reeder of Orr's Rifles, who wasin com
mand of the part of the picket line where
the desertion took place.
Roger A. Pryor is no more tha expon
ent of Southern sentiment than Bene
diet Arnold was of American liberty.
As to protection, South Carolina has
a large and intelligent number of pseudo
Democrats who are of that way of think
ing. If our contemporaries wish to
know who these men are let them go t.
the legislative journals and count those
who voted to exempt cotton factories
from taxation for the period of ten
years. Those who voted such an Act
voted for the most odious kind of pro
THE ABERNATHY NURDEERmS.
Two Convicted and One Acquitted-One
Pleads Guilty of Attempted Bape.
YoRKvILLE, April 4.-[Special to The
Register.]-The detachment of the
Jenkins Rifles having in charge the
Abernathy murderers arrived here safely
yesterday afternoon from Columbia, and
was met by the remainder of the com
pany, under command of Lieutenant H.
C. Strauss, and escorted to the jail
where the prisoners were safely locked
up, and a detachment placed on guard.
Quite a crowd followed them to the jail,
but the brass buttons and shining
helmets of the. military .seemed more
than anything else to be the attraction.
The trial of these prisoners tookplace
in the Court of General Sessions to-day,
and resulted-in the conviction of Charles
Colston and John C. Feaster.and the ac
quittal of Charles McManus. Jackson
Barnett pleaded guilty of attempting to
rape A bernathy's daughter.
The Jenkins Rifles are still on guard
at the jail, but lynching is not feared,
as the people are satisfied with the ver
South Carolina Teachers' Association.
The President of the South Carolina
Teachers' Association has issued the
"The South Carolina Teachers' Asso
ciation, an organization having for its
object the professional improvement of
its members and the advancement of
educational interests generally, . is de
sirous of increasing its membership and
of extendinlg its influence.
"This can only be done by means of
earnest and hearty co-operation
on the part of the teachers of
the State, and with a view
of securing that co-operation, I address
you this circular, and myvite you to be
come a member. Tho dues are only
one dollar a year, payable at the annual
"The annual meeting for 1889 will be
held in the Female College building at
Columbia on t.he 16th, 17th and 18th of
July; an attractive prgam is be'ng
prepared by the executive commitice,
the railroads will reduce their rates,
and no effort will be spared to make the
meet ing both interesting and instruct
"Send your name and postoffice ad
:ress, at once, to yours, respectfully,
"Fl p'RY P. ARCHER,
"President S. C. Teachers' Association.
"Cuiarleston, S. C., April 2d, 1889."
The Lsargest Lectern Ever Made.
St. John's Episcopal Church, Savan
ah, Ga.. will receive on Eaister Day
the handsomest eagle lectern ever pro
uced. the gift of a prominent parish
ioner of Grace Church. New York, in
uimory of his wife. The lectern stat~ds
6 feet 9 inches high; the base is a
:uved octagon, resting on four lions
ouchant, they supporting four heavy
pinnacles with flying buttresses. Be
ween each are statues of the four Evan
glists, excellently modelled in bronze.
'he shaft is full of pierced tracerv, sur
'ounted by an octagon cap, and on 't
is the eagle with outstretched wings
standing on the orb set in a crown of
lory. Thbe eagle is artistically modelled
and the feathers are delicately chased.
A Misunderstanding of Orders.
NAsamILE. April 4.--A collision be
tween freight trains occurred this
morning at Crown's Cross Road, three
ciles from the city, on the Nashville
ad Decatur Railroad. Both engines
ad sixteen cars were totally wrecked,
nd Eroa.st C. Green and M. L. Eby,
brakemen, were killed. Albert Finch,
a fireman was severely hurt. The col
lision was caused by a misunderstand
ing of orders.