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THE L[ANNING TBXS.
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Wsbesday, May 8, 1889.
Your Name in Print.
-Mr. B. S. Connor has been quite un
well, but is able to be at his work the week.
-Miss Julia Bsailsford, of Panola, spent
a few days in town last week, visiting
-Miss Alice Connor, who is attending
the Winthrop Training School for teachers,
in Columbia, is home on a week's visit.
Fernoline Balsam, for sale at Dinkins &
Co's drag store.
Syrup of "Figs," for sale at Dinkins &
Co's drug store.
The water in the pump in front of the
court house is unfit for use.
A fine setter dog belonging to Mr. Willie
Butler was poisoned last week.
Shakers Extract, or Seigel's Curative Syr
up, for sale at Dinkins & Co's. drug store.
A fresh arrival of lemons. Lot of nice
Irish potatoes. Best family flour. All for
sale cheap at M. Kalisky's.
A negro woman has been appointed post
master of Franklin, Macon county, N. C., a
village of 800 inhabitants.
Piuckney W. Hodge, of Hodges Corner,
was examined for lunacy last week, and
sent to the Asylum last Sunday morning.
The popular blood purifier, Hood's Sarsa
parilla, is having a tremendous sale this
season. Nearly everybody takes it. Try it.
About fifty suits, all latest styles, just re
ceived at M. Levi's, and to be sold at re
amarkably low prices. Also seersucker and
The trestle over Taw Caw on the Wilson
& Summerton railroad has been completed.
A new engine, the "Summerton," has been
put on the road.
Mr. Black has wearied of Manning,
and sold out. Mr. Ealisky bought his gro
ceries at less than half cost; and Johnson,
the restaurant man, bought his soda water
All should have a desire, to see that our
cemeteries are kept beautiful. Attend the
meeting to-morrow afternoon, at 5 o'clock,
in the court house, and let us all endeavor
to put and keep our cemetery in a present
Lambrequins for sale at Rigby's.
Ladies' fine shoes and slippers at
Bead advertisement of lost mule in
Music scholars wanted by 1Mrs. N.
M. Johnson. Satisfaction guaranteed.
It isless than two months to the
Fourthi of July,. and then the Gift
Distribution will take place.
We have had several light frosts
,the past week. This cool weather is
calculated to do damage to cotton
Bead our list of prizes in another
column. They are handsome and
useful and will please the fortunate
The ladies are invited to examine
Bigby's fine stock of satines, ging
hams, lawns, and dress goods of all
-The corn and cotton crops in Salem
have about all been planted, but cool
nights and high winds have done
Three sewing macbines, new and
with all the latest improvements, for
sale at the Tnims oflice for about two
thirds their value. A great chance,
Baby carr-aes, baby carriages.
Send for catalogue just out at Von
Santen's, Charleston, S. C. Remem-.
- ber we show them from $4.50 to $30
In behalf of the readers of the
TIMns we extend sincere sympathy to
our friends, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Tuck
er, who have recently sustained such
G. Alierander, dealer in all kinds of
jewelry, watches, rings, baby pins,
initial pins, etc. All sold at lowest
prices. Don't fail to give him a trial.
Next door to Brown & Co.'s drug
We have bought a large cylinder
power press for printing the Tnams,
and will during the present month
enlarge the paper. Will the people of
Clarendon appreciate this effort on
our part, and pay us what they owe?
We believe they will.
Col. Thes. H. Connors.
Col. Thos. H. Connors died at his resi
dence near Summerton Monday nig~ht,
May 6, 1889. About dark he was stricken
with apoplexy, almost falling from the chair
in which he was sitting. He lingered in an
unconscious condition till ten o'clock, when
CoL Connors was one of the best and
most successful farmers of the county, an
,honorable, high-toned gentlemau. He was
colonel of the 44th regient S. C. Mfilitia,
and commanded~he onfederate forces at
the Dingle's Mill fight, Apr. 10, 1865, the
day after Lee had surrendered.
Col. Connors was about eighty years old.
He married first a Miss Tindal; and the
second time a Miss Ingram, who still sur
vives him. He was a native of this coeunty.
He was a member of the Baptist church,
and was the last member of the congrega
tion that more than fifty years aoorganized
Calvary Baptist church, and cled the R4ev.
H. W. Mahoney to the pastorate. This~
aged minister is still the pastor of that
church, and this morning at 11 o'clock will
preach the funeral armhon of this noole old
man. Anoth'er of the best, oldest, and
FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM.
The Clerks Force Two Merchants to Close
Their Stores at 7 O'clock-All the
Stores now Close at 7 O'clock.
A petition was circulated last week to close
the stores at 7 o'clock. All the merchants
agreed, except two of our smaller merchants,
who postively refused. The clerks of the
town at once formed a mutual aid society.
At 7 o'clock Monday evening the stores
were shut up, and shortly afterwards about
twenty-five clerks congregated near Levi's
store, and falling into line by twos quietly
marched to one of the offending stores, and
filed in. They then began their tricks.
Crates of onions, show cases, etc., We don't
know what all, began disappearing, and the
merchant did not know where they had
gone. The clerks meant business. The
merchant held out a short while, but finally
caved in, and agreed to close up at 7 o'clock.
Having won this victory they started for the
other store. This merchant -informed the
advance guard that, "This is mine house."
"All right," was the response, "Shut up the
front part, and you may stay in your house."
"I'll do so mit out any fuss," and a second
and complete victory was won.
All the st ores now close at 7 o'clock, ex
cept on Sat urday evenings, and the clerks
One word to the ladies. Don't postpcne
your shopping to the - last minute. The
clerks want to get out at 7 o'clock, and they
will love you more if you do not delay them.
Do your shopping before 7 o'clock.
School Picnic at Juneville.
Last Friday was a gala day for the chil
dren, their annual picnic day, and it had
been looked forward to with great pleasure.
This year three schools, the Manning Acad
emy, Manning Grove School, and the Jor
dan school, agreed to unite in one big pic
nic, Miss Josie McLean, the popular teacher
of the-Jordan school, suggesting the union.
It was a happy thought. These Jordan
people are not excelled in hospitality and
"big heartedness" by any people in the
world: what they undertake they accom
plish with brilliant success.
The day was all that could be desired,
bright, beautiful, and balmy. About three
hundred persons in all were present, of
whom nearly two hundred were children.
They were engaged all the day in romp
ing and playing, and their only regret
when late in the afternoon they had to
leave was that the day had been so short.
There is nothing unsocial about this people.
One feels at home, and as if he had always
been among thei.
All day buckets of ice lemonade were
passed through the crowd, and with it nuts
and cakes and crackers and candies. But
the dinner was the best of all. We have
been to many picnics, and have eaten not a
few good dinners at them, but this dinner
surpassed all. And it was so nicely con
ducted. It would be very difficult to pre
pare a better dinner, or to manage it better.
The table was a large hollow square, and
within, on and under a huge table was plac
ed the things to eat. Plates and knives'
and forks were given every one; the only
thing lacking was chairs! Ten ladies and
gentlemen acted as waiters, and each person
was helped to what he wanted. There was
no snatching and filling huge pans for one
or two, and wasting twice as much as con
sumed. The first table was specially for
children; the second for ladies and their es
corts; and the third for the gentlemen. The
dinner we will not attempt to describe: just
imagine a first class Christmas dinner, and
you will come near it. Everything season
able that was good was on hand. And when
all had eaten till they could eat no more,
there was left enough to feed justsuch an
Late in the afternoon everybody, well
pleased with the events of the day, left for
Confederate Pension Bol.
. The following is a list of the names of
pensioners in Clarendon county, approved
by the county and State boards of pensions.
The list was approved by the State board
W. D. Watts, Foreston.
C. L. Barrow, New Zion.
W. A. Brewer, Foreston.
Thos. H. Garrett, Packsville.
S. M. Smith, New Zion.
Friendly Kolb, Manning.
James C. Hodge, Jordan.
J. N. Cobia, Summerton.
John Jeffers, Manning.
Shade H. Driggers, Alcoiu.
Daniel Jeffers, Oakland.
H. J. Holladay, Manning.
John P. Strange, Manning.
T. K. Hilton, Manning.
J. N. Minis, Manning.
J. J. Tindal, Manning.
W. H. Young, Manning.
July Galluchat (colored), Manning.
Eunice Richbourg, Foreston.
E. H. Graham, Foreston.
M. E. Ridgeway, Foreston..
Sasan Johnson, Manning.
H. E. Frierson, Manning.
E. C. Timmons, Manning.
L.Johnson P ville.
. N. Lavender, Mouzons.
M. H. Thames, Manning..
Mary Welch, New Zion.
Delia Floyd, Bethlehem.
Anie Kelly, Foreston
s. H. Knowlton, New Zion.
N. A. Elliott, Panola.
. J. Watts, Foreston.
P. Ms. Coker, Mouzons.
C. A. Plowden, Manning.
Leonora Ard, Jordan.
S. R. Gibbons, New Zion.
M. H. Wheeler, Sardinia.
Susanah Dennis, New Zion.
M. H. Wise, bian ning.
Mary A. Dennis, Foreston.
The Town Council is allowing cows to
graze on the streets, to save the expense of
mowig down grass agd weeds.
"Old Citizen's" revolution tales are very
interesting and greatly appreciated. "Old
Citizen" has kindly promised us to write a
rmber of them, and they will be looked
forward to with great pleasure. Another
will be published next week. We are al
ways glad to publish such. Our traditions
and local history should be written.
Dots from Foreston.
Fozsoi, May 7.-We now have fine
weather, and farmers are making every edge
cut to redeem the time lost by the late wet
Our Foreston prize acre is looking fine.
It is now near knee high. The proprietor
says it is shooting, but I am inclined to
think the shoots are but suckers. The great
et complaint is want of stand.
Our new council has gone to work with
some vim, tnd the streets and drains are
being put in good condition. As is usual
on such occasions there is some little grum
bling, but this we hope will soon pass.
when peace and quiet will reign supreme.
The Masonic'fraternity will meet next
Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. After labor
is over refreshments are anticipated. Dr. L.
W. Nettles will preside...
Are we dull? By no means. Singings,
prayer meetings, social gatherings, etc., keep
us full of lhfe.
Our school is doing finely, and we hope
oon to have as good educational facilities as
any inland town.
Tisitors we can't enumerate. Since last
writing we have grasped the hand of our
worth Sheriff, of your Trnal Justice, of the
m edioro th Trn-z and-.well I can't tell
EIGHT PRIZESGIVEN AWAY.
How the Manning Times Proposes to Cel
ebrate the Fourth of July.
Every subscriber to TEE MANIso TIMES,
new or old, whose subscription is paid to or
beyond July 4, 18S9, will be given a ticket
to TEE %ANNrNG TIMEs Fourth of July
Grand Gift Distribution. The Distribution
will postively be made July 4th.
WHO ARE ENTITLED TO TICKETS.
Every paid up subscriber to the TnEs
will have a chauce for one of our elegant
prizes. Our old subscribers who never fail
to renew promptly and who always pay in
advance will be given a ticket; those who for
any reason are in arrears, and whir pay up
to or beyond July 4th, willbe given a ticket;
every new subscriber whose subscription
does not amount to less than fifty cents
will be given a ticket for the drawing.
. THE TIMES TO ER ENLARGED.
THE TMEs will, beginning with its issue
of May 22d, be enlarged to an eight column,
paper; the subscription price remaining the
same: one year $1.50; six months, 75 cents;
four months, 50 cents. Anybody and every
body can raise fifty cents for a trial four
months' subscription, and every one of these
subscribers will have an equal showing in
the grand distribution.
OUR EIGHT PnIZES.
Read the following list of beautiful and
A $40 sewing machine, beautifully enam
eled, large space under arms, loose balance
wheel, new automatic bobbin winder, fur
nished with casters, complete set of attach
ments in velvet lined morocco case, manu
factured by the New Home Sewing Machine
Company. On exhibition in the MANIoNG
SILVER PLATED CASTER.
One beautiful best silver plate five bottle
caster,-on exhibition at G. Alexander's
jewelry store, where all kinds of solid and
silver plate ware, watches, rings, and all
kinds of jewelry are sold at lowest prices.
Best repairing departmentin the county, and
all work warranted.
A canopy-top baby carriage,-on exhibi
tion at . Levi's mammoth mercantile em
porium, where will befound every kind and
class of goods any one does or may need,
and all sold at lowest living cash prices.
CADDY "OLD RIP" TOBACCO.
"Old Rip" tobacco, for chewing or smok
ing, is one of the finest grade tobaccos
made, free of grit and stems, the best chew
on the market. On exhibition at S. A. Rig
by's general merchandise store, the only
place in town where it can be bought.
A beautiful glass lemonade set, consisting
of pitcher, goblets, finger bowl, and waiter,
-on exhibition at Mrs. Edwards's confec
tionery store, where all kinds of good things
to eat may be had; also, a nice lot of glass
ware, fancy and toilet articles, etc.
A one-day lever time banjo clock, some
thing new and attractive,-on exhibition at,
M. Kalisky's general merchandise store,
where you can always get goods at lowest
One box "Manning Guards" ci one of
the best five cents cigars on the maet. On
exhibition at Dinkins & Co.'s drug store,
where all the best and purest medicines are
sold. A selected stock of fine cigars always
A steel axe, one of the best on the mar
ket,-on exhibition at H. A. Lowry's cash
store, where the best and freshest groceries
can always be had.
How rr WILL BE DONE.
Five prominent gentlemen from different
sections of the county will be requested to
give away the prizes, in the following man
These gentlemen will place in a box a
number of tickets equal to the number of
paid up subscribers. All these tickets will
be blank except eight, which will be prize
tickets. Each of these eight tick-ets will
have written on it the name of one of the
prizes. All these tickets will then be thor
oughly shaken up by each of the five gen
tlemen. A little boy four or five years
old, after having been blindfolded,
will then do the drawing, under the man
agement of these five gentlemen. Every
thing will be done in the fairest manner
THE HONOR IST.
We shall publish between now and the
4th of July the names of all the paid up
subscribers who will be entitled to a ticket
in the drawing. We are working our sub
scription list to a cash basis. On the fifth
day of July we shall strike off our subscrip
tion list the names of all subscribers who
are as much as one year in arrears.
We tyust our friends will appreciate this
enterprise on our part, and promptly pay
up all their back dues and a year's subscrip
tion in advance. We shall greatly appreci
ate all such. We have just bought a large
cylinder press, and it must be paid for. If
our subscribers will pay up, we can pay for
it; if they do not, we shall have to borrow
several hundred dollars. Our intention is
to give the people of Clarendon a good read
able county paper, with the news from ev
ery section. But with a good, lively, cash
patronage we can and will work with better
heart, and can get out a better paper. If yo.u
have never taken the paper, send us 50 cents,
and we will send the paper for four months
on trial. We want three hundred new sub
scribers by the 4th of July: will we get
W,soss, May 6.---Forest fires have .been
raging the past week, and the old frizzled
hen has hatched out eleven chicks, the old
gray twenty-nine, and the dominique thiir
teen, so who says I have no news to write.
Cotton is not all up or even planted, and
what has after a hard struggle got above
looks as if it were ashamed and wanted to
get under the ground again to hide. Corn
is mor jromising, good stands as far as
heard trom. Oats are good.
Your correspondent was not permitted to
attend the picnic at Juneville, and if any of
your readers wish to know why they will
find it by reading Ephesians vi, 5-S. From
those who attended we learn that it was a
very enjoyable occasion. We suppose how
ever that your readers will get the dots by
some one else who was present.
The cold weather continues and is very
Ihurtful to cotton. J.
CONSUMPTION SURELY CURED.
To TmE Enrron-Please inform your read
ers that I have a positive remedy for the
above named disease. By its timely use
'thousands of hopeless cases have been per
manently cured. I shall be glad to send
two bottles of my remedy FREE ato any of
your readers who have consumption if they
twill send me their express and post office
IT A. SmL rm UM C, 151 Pearl st.. N. Y
A True Tale of how a Church Difficulty
Gr.EELEYVILLE, April 30.-Editor Tnies:
Once upon a time a congregation of chris
tians was greatly disturbed on account of a
disagreement between two of its members.
Each thought the other was in the wrong.
Neither would apologize. Neither would
forgive. Each one had friends, and among
them some who would talk, and some who
would listen and repeat with such tones and
emphasis as suited them. The pastor la
mented the state of affairs, but as no one
would prefer charges against anyof the per
sons involved, he claimed that he could not
use discipline in the case. In the pulpit he
warned them; in his closet he prayed for
them. In private he exhorted, expostulated,
advised, only to find that each party accused
him of being prejudiced in favor of the
other party, and in consequence his influ
ence for good was lost.
As a last resort it was suggested that the
congregation unite in asking counsel from
a former pastor then living at a distance,
one whom they all loved, and in whose wis
dom and piety they all had the utmost con
fidence. This was agreed to with the posi
tive understanding that his advice in the
case should be implicitly followed by all
concerned. The difficulty was then fully
explained in a letter to him, and his answer
anxiously awaited. The perusal of this com
munication from his former charge filled
his heart with sorrow. Like a true lover of
souls he deeply lamented this deplorable
state of affairs into which this body of pro
fessed christians had fallen, and he gave it
his most serious and prayerful considera
When at length he arrived at a conclusion
he stated it in writing, to be transmitted to ]
these unhappy people, with the fervent
prayer that an all wise Father would direct
their hearts aright. Laying this letter aside
he continued his correspondence with va
rious other.persons, one of whom was the
manager of his farm, who had informed him
that the herdsman had been having some,
trouble with one of the animals, and asking
for his direction as to what disposition
should be made of it. To this question he 1
gave a hurried answer in one brief sentence. j
Inclosing each communication in a separate
envelope, he addressed them, and sent them 1
to the post office.
When the secretary of the church re- 1
ceived this letter, he summoned the entire
congregation to hear it read. It was a sol
emn and momentous time. From the hearts
of many, silent prayers were offered that all
might be well; that heart burnings would :
cease, and peace and harmony be restored.
In the midstof profound silence the cleik
opened the letter and read these heavily em
phasized words: "Drive the bul out o' the pas
ure." This was like a peal of thunder from
i clear sky. Every one was speechless,
some with anger, some with sorrow.
At length a brother arose boiling over with
wrath and said the letter was an outrageous
insult, and should be returned with the
contempt it was calculated to inspire for its
author. Another brother arose and said he
was fully satisfied the old preacher was
crazy, and should have their sympathy.
Then a venerable member arose and said he
differed with both the speakers. He thought
there had been some mistake, but whatever
it might be, it was under the special control
of the all wise being who had promised that
all things should work together for good to
them who love God. Then an aged sister
timidly arose and said: "My brethren, I
do not think our former pastor intended to
insult us. I do not think he is crazy. I do
not think he made a mistake. I think he
intended to write just what he did write. I
think he meant to represent the devil by
that beast, and to drive him out o' the pas
ture means to get rid of the devil whom he
knows to 'be the author of sin. Now the
Bible says, 'resist the devil and he will flee
from you, draw nigh to God, and he will
draw ~nigh to you;' and my advice~ is that we
seek God's help in driving out the devil
from our hearts, and that we pray earnestly
for those we feel are our enemies; for my
experience has been that it is imipossible to
to pray earnestly for a person, and hate him
at the same time. Let it be our business to
love God, and our fellow men as he has
commanded us, then we may leave it to him
to see that all things shgll work together for
our good." Then the pastor who had been an
interested listener arose and said: "Let us
z pr-ay." And every heart responded,
Amen. J. Iia. B.
Recollections of Juneville.
In the year 1844 John F. June having sold
his place two milegbelow to A. R. Bradham,
purchased. a plantation from Jacob White
ead, and from this date forward it was
known as Juneville. In a few years there
were established at this place two wheel
wright shops kept by Bell and Sprott, Bell
in chatrge of his own, and that noted old
ieteran of the English army, Joseph Street,
who lost his left leg in defense of his coun-<
ry's rights, in charge of Joseph Sprott's; 4
hree stores kept by John F. June, Joel G.
Rhodus, and B. A. Walker; four practicing
phsicians, Dr. Lewis, Dr. Jasper Butler,
Dr. James McCauley, and Dr. S. 0.0C. Rich
irdson; and a tailor shop kept by W. A.
Barfield. This place was noted at this time
is the headquarters of Clarendon county.
[ had a fine race course, and much money
hanged hands in horse racing. 4
It was in 1852 that Dr.8S. C. C. Richardson f
nade his maiden speech in introducing
Haj. W. T. Lesesne, orator of the day, on
the 4th of July of that year.i
Capt. Edward B. Davis about this timeC
>rganized the celebrated Black River Troop
md mustered at this place once a month.
rhe organization was kept up for m-iny
ears, and was commanded by Capt. W. R.
0skrey, W. J. Rt. Cautey, and others. Capt.t
Davis was elected Colonel of a regiment ofI
avalry organized by cavalry bompanies in
this and adjoining counties including his 1
ompany. Col. Davis died just before the
aar. If he had liv'ed he would have been
o South Carolina what Forest was to Ten
aessee, in the late war.*
The Court House should have been locat
3d here, and there wi' a struggle between
he commissioners in the 1oation, a single
rote deciding againse the place. After it wase
ettled that Juneville' should not be the
curt house XWalker, the merchant. Bell, the
black smith, and B3arfield, the tailor, moved
;o Manning, and Juneville lost its imipor
ance. It was at this place in IS61 that the
"Sprott Guards" were organized by Lesesne,
E~arvin, Slawson, Bradhiam, Strange, Ridg
ill, Butler, and others, and the company
lected~ as their captain H. L. Benbow, who
was then in the field a member of the Man
aing Guatrd, of the Hampton Legion, near
For many years this has been the place of
reunion of the Sprott Guards, and this year
[23 August next) they propose to meet with
heir old chaplain, Rev. J. L. Girardeau, D.
D., of Columbia, who will address them as
he did in the days gone by, and pass a
pleasant day together.
It was at this place that Miss Josie Mc
Lean's school had a delightful picnic on
Friday, May 3rd, 1889, where so many peo
pe enjoyed themselves, and the young
"duds" of Manning had an opportunity to
exhibit to the crowd how nice a fellow can
look. Comrrn VEr.
Parasols in endless variety 253c up.
Ball's celebrated corsets for ladies and
Complete line of laces, cambric and lawn
Cambric and lawn flouncing and allovers.
CL. HIUDGiNS MEANS BUSINESS.
Paid a Big Price for Seed, and Intends to
Gain the Prize-Wants to Form a Pool
With all the Contestants-Ain't Scared.
Fonxsros, May 4.-Elilor Times:-In your
issue of May 1 in speaking of my seed corn
you stated that I had ordered my seed from
Maine, which was correct; but after receiv
ing it I saw an advertisement where Messrs.
Geddings & Read, of Rutland, Vt., offered
one hundred dollars to the party winning
the prize if they planted their corn, and as
[ expected to get tlie prize, and thinking an
idditional $100 would not be amiss, I asked
them to send me a sample ear. They sent
it by mail, and while it had the appearance
of being the same variety, it was greatly im
proved, being much better developed, and
had four more rows on the cob. I ordered
ne bushel which cost me with express
iharges $9.60. I have planted, ar.d it is
growing fully up to expectations.
I hear that there is over fifty contest ants
in this State, and I suppose they all expect
to win. To make the contest interesting I
propose that all the contestants enter a pool
mad let the successful party have all the corn
r its equivalent. Foreston ain't scared.
Respectfully, R..R. HUDGINs.
SnmmaTo , May 6.-Things are moving
on about as usual. Stands of cotton are
very imperfect in this section. Bad seed,
lack of rain, and cool nights are the cause.
The Summerton high school had a pic
nic at Scott's Lake on Friday. All present
seemed to enjoy themselves.
The 2nd quarterly meeting for this cir
:it convened at Andrews chapel on last
Saturday, Rev. Mr. Beasly presiding. The
following delegates to the District Confer
mnce were elected: L. M. Ragin, R. F. Fel
ler, J. G. Wells, R. J. Griffin.
Mr. and Mrs. Stubbs and Dr. Mood of
umter are visiting relatives in the vil
Beware of the Dead Beats.
BONASZA, May 6.-Pass 'em around-a
nan and woman who claim to have come
rom Marion county, but no one knows.
l'he man is a regular dead beat. His mode
>f operations is to work a day, get rations,
id skip between two suns. His wife is a
It boon companion. Their garb will betray
hem. They are destitute of clothing, and
f one gives them anything the charity is
nisplaced. They are fully able to work,
rut too lazy.
They left Bonanza last night after mid
night, after getting rations from Mr. W. D.
ivenbark, as above, carrying with them a
luilt and a pillow borrowed from a kind
ady. Any one assisting them in any way
vill be sure to be imposed on, and made to
-egret his error. J.
The best 50c corset in Sumter at Levi's.
Complete stock of shoes for gentlemen, Ia
lies, misses and boys.
Samples sent on application.
Write to F. Levi, Sumter, S. C.
The next term of the court will be held
n the ball of the Knights of Honor.
Rev. D. W. Seale has been quite sick for
some time, but we are glad to say he is some
It is rumored that Mr. W. L. Bass will
:ommence a free school in Lake City, next
The spring term of the circuit court will
onvene in Kingstree on the second Mon
lay in May, 13th instant. Judge Wallace
Mr. D. W. McClam was married to Miss
idrel C. Floyd on the 20th inst., at the res
dence of the bride's father, Mr. A. Floyd,
y the Rev. J. M. Weaver.
Rev. J. W. Shell will close his school at
Lake City on Friday next, and will leave
bout the 15th of May for the up country,
where he thinks of making his home for
The merchants of Kingstree have agreed
close their stores from May 1st to Septem
yer 1st, 1889, at 7.30 o'clock every evening,
axcept on Saturday evenings.
The farmers are well pleased with the oat
rop, which is generally the best they have
:md for several years. Harvesting will com
nence early this year.
There are eleven prisoners in jail-one
hite man and ten negroes-charged with
arious off'ences, from murder to the small
ist crimes cognizable by the circuit court.
On the 8th of April, at Millen, Ga., Mr.
Viliam Holleyman was suddenly killed by
ecident from the falling of a piece of tim
ner from a building which he was engaged
n tearing down. He was for many years a
:itizen of Williamsburg county.
Mr. Robert F. Scott, formerly of this
ont;, but late of Jacksonville, Fla., was
'ound dead near the residence of his son,
[ev. W. P. Scott, who lives a few miles
ro Lake City, on Tuesday morning, the
L3d ult. He was 68 years of age, and was
veil known in this county. It is thought
me died of apoplexy.
Co~ James McCutchen, Capt 3. F. Carra
vay d Mr. G. S. Cooper will contend for
he prize of $1000 offered by the State Agri
ultural Society for the largest yield of corn
m one acre of land. These gentlemen are
d experienced and energetic farmers, and
rill make a good showing if no misfortune
o their efforts prevent them.
When the recent forest fires were raging
kir. B. L. Gowdy lost six thousand rails,
ad Mr. J. M. Mims fifteen hundred.
'heir neighbors met and in two days split
nd replaced all the rails that had been
)rned, and cut, rolled and burned the
ogs which the wind and fire had caused to
all. This was very kind and neighborly
onduct, and Mr. Gowdy and Mmnms are
ortunate in living among such citizens.
:t speaks well for both themselves and
The county commissioners met last Fri
Lay to consider the subject of repairing the
ourt house. Mr. John K. Gourdin, archi
et and civil engineer, and Representa
ives Harper and Kelley were also present.
dr. Gourdin made estimates of the cost of
'epairing the building with brick, so as to
eplace it as it was before the fire, and the
ost to rebuild the upper story with wood.
Is estimate with brick was $5,000, and
nth wood $4,000. The commissioners
ave decided to rebuild the court house
rith brick as it originally stood, and have
dvertised for proposals to do the work.
Ladies jersey knit vests, blue, pink, and
Latest novelties in ruching.
Large stock of colored bordered handker
hiefs 12}c up.
Just received spring styles of ginghams.
Examine our pure sill gloves at 35c.
At F. Levi's, Sumter, S. C.
_______________________ Hood's Sar
has by its
C~MPDUD EXTACTful cures
won the con
py- the people,
# ~ cures acrof
r h e m,
'4 kidney and
. ......liver com
plaint, catarrh, rheuniatism, etc. Be sure to set
Hood's Sarsaparilla, which is peculiar to itse1.f.
Hood's Sarsaparilla sold by druggIsts. 81; six
for55. Preparedby C.I. Hood &~ Co.,LowellMass.
too Doses One Dollar
* LARGE MOUSE-COLOEDL JEI'NY
years old, strayed o wasffere
will be paid for her return or information
leading to her recovery.
Tp r1sW KFulton, SC
Buy your rent aed supply .i,',
0. and 0. TEA bile of sale, and other low janks at
The Choicest Te EvrOfrd the MAi.1UxNG Tixrs oice. *Lows
ABSOLUTELY PURE. ..cRs
A MOST DELICIOS DEEAGE. T . $20 WILL PURCHASE 2
Yenarillneverneelay ethr:itants A CHAMBER SUIT.
It Is the HEIGWZ GRAn: Lbe. picked from
the beat plantations and guaanteedabolutely AD
pure and free from all adulterateonr or coloring
matter. The packages are hermetically sealIed $0 - ilPurchase a~euiu-$
and warranted full weight. It is more econ. $~Wl eniu-8
omleal in ble than the lower gradeo.
Oriental Ocdental Tea Co., L't'd:, PARLOR SUIT,
Bead Office. 35 Bu~rling Slip, Vcaw York.
S. A. RIGBY, Brown & Co.'s Furniture Stor ,
Manning, S. C. 295 King street,.Opposte Soeietyesa
THE CHEAPEST STORE
A Fact Which No One Can Doubtil
I still continue to cling to my old rules, which has made for
me such great success:
UNDERSELL AEL COMPETITORS,
Never Suffer to be Undersold.
Proper Treatment to All.
To those having cash, I advise, buy where you can buy
cheapest, secure as much for the dollar as you can. Money
avced is money made. I carry an enormous stock of
And I mean what I say, that I sell goods
Cheaper Than any House in Sumter Goun~
Call on me before purchasing. I charge nothing to ex.
SUMTER, S. C.
$ECK ENDORF & MIDDL ETON,
No. 1 Central Wharf,
CI-IA.]RL'ESTON, S. C.
Wholesale .Bakery and Candy Factory,
464 & 466 King Street,
on ~ au w w s. c.
PROPRIETORS OF THE FAMOUS PUCK BRAND CANDY.
F. W. CAPPELMANN,
DEALER IN CI[OICE G.RoCERIES,
WINES, LIQUORS, TOBACCO AND CIGARS,
S. E. Cor. Meeting and Reid Sts., CHARLESTON, S. C.
Choice Flour a specialty. Sugars sold near cost. No charge for drayage. Goods deli,
red free to depot. Country orders prompty attended to.
OTTO F. WiETERS,
Wholesale Dealer in Wines, Liquors and Cigars,
No. 121 East Bay, Charleston, S. C.
F. J. PELZER, President. F. S. RODGERS, Treasures.
Atlantic Phosphate Company,
c.&- .--aEo , S.o.
. STANDARD FERTILIZERS,
AND DIPORTEES OF
'ure G-ernanI IE.&'it.
P'ELZER, RODGERS, & CO., General1Agts.,
BROWN'S WHARF, CHARLESTON, S. C.
Mn .Lnr of Ianing, ill be 1lasedto supply his friends and the public gener