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Manning, S. C.
Wednesday, July 31, 1889.
Your Name in Print.
-Miss Anna Stansill is visiting in Sum
-Mr. W. H. Plowden, of Lanes, was in
-Mr. R. C. Gayle. of Pinewood, was in
-Capt. J. J. Broughton, of Fulton, spent
last Sunday in town.
--Mrs. A. Loryea is on a visit to her
daughter in Mayesville.
--Miss Lou Wolfe, of Williamsburg, is
visiting Miss Bettie Scott.
-Dr. P. M. Salley, of Pinewood, spent a
few days in town this week.
- Mr. F. 0. Richardson returned last
week from a visit to North Carolina.
- Mr. and Drs. H. L. Scarborough, of
Bishopville, spent last Sunday at Mr. B. A.
--Capt. W. N. Royal, assistant Superin
tendent of the Northeastern Railroad, was
in town yesterday.
- -Mr. and Mrs. Seabrook, of Edisto I4
land, are visiting Mrs. Seabrook's father,
Rev. James McDowell.
-Prof. J. M. Knight, principal of the
Socastee Academy, is on a visit to his broth
er, Mr. A. W. Knight.
--Mrs. Ann Conyers, of Summerton, and
li's Mary Ingram, of Sumter, are visiting
at Mr. John S. Wilson's.
-Dr. S. C. C. Richardson left last Mon
day afternoon, for a pleasure trip to Saluda
and other mountain resorts.
--Misses Lizzie and Beulah Grantham, af
ter a visit of several weeks, left for Fair
Blaff, N. C.. to visit relatives.
-Mr. Moses Levi left last Monday for his
usual summer trip. He will be gone about
a month, and will buy while off his stock of
fall and winter goods.
-Mrs. Sallie Buford and her daughter
and granddaughter. who have been visiting
relatives in this town, left last Monday
morning for their home in Oxford, Miss.
Our friends remembered us kindly
last week in the way of peaches and
watermelon, and we enjoy all such.
Conductor Vincent, who was badly
cut by a negro in Columbia some
time ago, is well again and is on his
Mrs. D. M. Bradham took her little
deaf boy to Charleston last week to
consult a physician about restoring
his hearing.~ The physii thinlks
ing fr~rom a spell of sickness.
Solicitor Wilson, Auditor Bradham,
-and Deputy Sheriff Harvin have eacn
gone into the hog raising business,
and with considerable success. They
will each compete this fall at the
county stock show for the prize for the
heaviest six-months-old pig.
Mr S. M!. Nexsen; of Santee, has a
very fine farm, and his corn crop this
year will average about forty bushels
to the acre. He runs a two horse
farm, and will make forty bales of cot
ton and 2,000 bushels of corn. He
also makes hay, oats, cane, etc., in
The Manning sub-alliance will meet
at old Fellowship church next Satur
day afternoon, Aug. 3rd, at 3 o'clock.
This will be an important meeting,
and every member is urged to be
present. Parties desiring to connect
themselves with the alliance will be
on band promptly at 3 o'clock.
State pensioners will to-morrow be
paid six dollars for June and July.
Clerk ois Court Davis expects to re
ceive to'day the checks for this coun
ty. It is very probable that this will
be the last full payment made this
year, as the $50,000 appropriated by
the Legislature for this purpose is
Tnrnip Seed, all Varieties, in Bulk or
Packages at Dinkins & Co.'s Drug Store.
Mr. N. B. Barrow is canvassing a
part of the county for Talmage's lat
est work, The Pathway of Life, of
which the unprecedented number of
250,000 copies were sold before the
book was published. The book is
well worth a careful examination. Mr.
Barrow is meeting with great suc
cess, having in eight days taken forty
subscriptions for the work.
Fresh and Genuine Turnip Seed at Din
kIns & Co.' Drug Store.
In endeavoring two weeks -ago to
supply an omission, we got things
"slightly mixed." We refer to an
allusion to the decisions of the State
Supreme Court. The mistake we
mad6 was in saying that Senator
Rhame was of counsel for the defend
ant in the case of Hodge et al. vs.
Weeks et al. Mr. Rhame was not in
this case, but was of counsel for de
fendant in the ease of DeLaine vs
Alderman, the other case we mention
ed the previous week. Mr. Chas.
Boyle, of Charleston, was of counsel
for plaintifis in both the cases. We
have it right this time.
Turnip Seed, at Dinkins & Co.'s.
Mr. J. Furman Bradham lakes much
interest in graded and imporoved
stock, and has some as fine stock as
is in the county. Last Wednesday
he received by express a thorough
hiad mierino buck, one year and five
months old, which cost him $16.85.
The sire of this buck yielded at one
lipping sixteen pounds of wool.
There is no special advantage in this
grade of sheep as far as the quality
of wool is concerned, as it is about
the same quality as that of the ordi
nary sheep, but they yield about
thre times the quantity of wool. An
ordinary sheep will yield about five
pounds at a clipping; the mnerino
about fifteen pounds. Mr. Bradham
will begin sheep raising on a small
scale, but he believes there is money
in this business.
There is a scarcity of news this
week, not even a dog fight.
A sub-alliance will be organized at
New Harmony to-day.
Mr. L. F. R Lesesne, of Packsville,
has purchased a 16-horse power en
Nearly every body about Summer
ton is going on the excursion next
There is to be a "donkey party"
one day next week at Dr. T. L. Bur
The Summerton Railroad will have
an excursion August 8th. See adver
The Friendship and Panola people
had a very pleasant picnic at Scotts
Lake last Thursday.
J. R. Taileton, a colored school
teacher, has been appointed post
master at Summerton.
Another store is being built at
Packsville, and corner lots are said to
be worth $100 an acre.
A resident of Calvary township says
that the most miserable road on
God's green earth is that between
Hodges Corner and Pinewood.
President Stackhouse's address to
the State farmers' alliance, to be
found on our first page, should be
Mr. Jas. A. Blackwell, near Sum
merton, had a watermelon last Sun
day that weighed 56 pounds. It was
sufficient for ten persons.
Best Rice in town at 10 cents a
quart. 2 14-oz bars of soap for 5
cents. 30 lbs. family flour for $1. Bot
tle nice cologne for 5 cents. At M.
The colored people have cleaned
off their cemetery, and put it in
good condition. The cemetery for
white persons is just opposite, and
demands immediate attention.
The crops are still in fine condition.
In some cases the combination of the
spring drouth and the heavy summer
rains have injured both corn and
cotton, but excellent crop prospects
are yet in view.
D. M. Bradham is adding another 60
saw gin, feeder, and condenser to his al
ready well equipped ginnery, and says
he will be able to gin and pack a bale of
cotton this fall in fifteen minutes and
as neatly as can be done in the county.
The Manning Guards will have a
prize drill in September, at their reg
ular inspection, when two gold medals
and a tin cup will be offered as prizes.
The boys are hard down at drilling,
and the contest will be close. We
hope every member will exhibit great
interest in this drill.
There was an interesting protracted
religious meeting at the Manning
Presbyterian church, commencing last
Friday morning and closing Monday
night. Rev. J. G. Richards did most
of the preaching. Sunday morning
Mr. Richards preached a very able
sermon to a large congregation.
Deputy Sheriff Harvin tells us of
recently meeting a young man from
Wedgefield, who, upon being asked if
he was a member of the church, said
he was not; he wanted to be but was
not yet old enough. Being told he
could join the church at any age, he
replied that he thought a person had
to be twenty-one before he could vote
or join the church. He prom'3ed to
back to Wedgefield, and apply for.
membership. He said he had never
heard of but one preacher, and that
one had got sick and gone off to Man
Capt. D. 3. Bradham organized a
sub-alliance at Brewington, last Thurs
day, the 25th inst., with the following
President-E. R. Plowden, Jr.
Vice President-E. N. Plowden.
Secretary-3. A. Burgess.
Treasurer-T. L. Bagnal.
Lecturer-B-. R. Plowden, Sr.
Assistant Lecturer-D. D. Mc
The order keeps on growing in
Clarendon, and it will soon be strong
enough to be a power for good. 1
I want to buy old rags, regardless
of their condition, and will pay high
est market prices for same. I want
cotton rags, wool rags, linen rags, old
cotton bagging,-anythiing in the rag
line. Also, old copper, brass, lead, and
zin. I have a contract with a large
paper mill and a brass foundry to
furnish these old things, and the peo
ple can now get money for what they
heretofore have thrown away. If any
one who has a quantity of such stuff
will let me know, I will send for it.
Manning, S. C.
Next to Dr. Brown's Drug Store.
Clarendon County Farmers' Alliance.
The Clarendon County Farmers'
Alliance will meet at old Fellowship
church on Friday Aug. 9th at 11
o'clock. In addition to the regular
delegates, presidents and secretaries
of sub-alliances are especially request
e1 to attend. Sub-Alliances organ
ized since last meeting of the County
Alliance will send delegates. All mem
bers who desire to attend will be cor
Presidents are requested to call
meetings of their alliances for Satur
day the 10th, or as soon as practica
ble after meeting of the County Alli
ance, in order that the entire member
ship may at once be informed of mat-.
ters of importance. .B
Pres. Co. Farmers' Alliance.
Cheap Fruit in Columbia.
Cowt~mA, July 28.-The abundane
of fruit this year seems to be general
throughout the whole State. In Col
umbia fruit is actually a "glut" on the
market. Farmers bring into the city
wagon loads of melous for which they
are unable to find a market at any
price. Cantaloupes Sif the finest qual
ity sell for a song; the nutmeg variety
is sold at fifteen or twenty cents a
dozen. Yesterday one of the fruit
commission merchants had a number:
of crates of peaches in front of his~
stcre marked "fifteen cents a crate;"
they were fresh and of good quality.
Country watermelons sell for five or
ten cents. In fact there is a super
abundance of all kinds of fruits.
The best 50c corset in Sumter at Levi's
Complete stock of shoes for gentlemen, la
die misseR and boys.
Samples sent on application.
FoiRSroN, July 30.-The delegates
from the conference at Bishopville
are getting in one by one. Mr.
Sprott arrived yesterday morning,
and Mr. Carson in the afternoon.
Mr. Porter has not yet arrived.
Miss Tyson Conyers, who has been
visiting at Greenville, S. C., is ex
pected here on the evening of the 2d
Mrs. G. E. Hudgins and daughters
will return from Summerton, where
they have been visiting, on Thursday
Mr. W. P. Conyers, now visiting at
Sumter, will return last of this week.
It will be seen from the number of
absentees from our little town that
we have reason to complain of being
dull, but they will all get in this week
and then we will make the welkin
A large Masonic entertainment is
in anticipation for the month of Au
gust. Time and program not yet def
initely decided upon.
The odor of the orange blossom
and the sound of the wedding bell
are upon the air, thus the pleasure in
store will more than compensate for
the little dullness we have had.
The firm of Land & Mason has
been disolved by mutual consent, C.
M. Mason now conducting the busi
ness alone, while Mr. Land has em
barked in a tie business.
Dr. L. W. Nettles is improving his
premises by adding to his dwelling
another room, and giving the whole a
nice painting. Mr. J. M. McRoy is
doing the work.
More rain, good crops, big brag
ging, prize acre. F.
Fine Farms in the Fork.
MR. EnrroR:-Allow me space to
give your readers a few dots about the
lower Fork section. I left Manning
one day last week for the purpose of
visiting "The Accursed Fountain" at
Brewington, and on my way I passed
through the farms of Mrs. J. W. Als
brook, the Hudnals, Thos. E. Tobias,
W. J. B. Davis, John J. Conyers, J.
F. Emanuel, John S. Cole, H. D.
Plowden, E. R. Plowden, Sr. and Jr.,
and I must say that it would be hard
to discriminate. They all have good
crops and model farms, and will make
plenty and to spare.
I found at the grave yard attached
to the church at Brewington monu
ments to two old citizens who lived
in our county, and who were good
representatives of the "Southern gen
tleman" in the good old days before
GEORGE JAMES McCAULEY,
DIED 18 3fAY, 1854,
AGE 72 YEARS.
DIED 18 MARCI, 1854,
AGE 7r YEARS
I find everybody busy: some plant
ing slips, peas, etc.; some ditching,
aking up stumps, etc.; and every
body with a smile on his face, looking
o better things. What a propitious
i~e, Mr. Editor, it is for the farmer
o put himself on a cash basis and on
the w.ad to prosperity. Providence
eems to have smiled upon our ef
rorts this year; and by prudence and
erseverance and a little pluck on the
art of the farmer he will make him
Uotton Seed Meal ai Better Fertilizer~ than
EDITOR MAsexa TiME:-A few days
igo I was passing a field of corn in
the Fork section that will probably
nake about tirty bushels to the acre.
L part of this field has 15 bushels
~otton seed to the acre, and the other
part of it 150 pounds cotton seed
neal to the acre. There is a marked'
iference where the seed and meal is
ased, that fertilized by the cotton seedI
neal being at least ten per cent. bet
Ler. The cost of the 15 bushels cot
on seed at 15 cents a bushel and of
he 150 pounds cotton seed meal at
30 a ton is exactly the same. Thej
uestion is, would it not pay better to
e the seed, and buy the meal; and
y the way, would not a cotton seed
il mill in Manning pay ? What part
f the cotton seed produces this fine
Eertilizing quality ? Why is it that
he oil does not also benefit the land ?
My experience is that any fertilizer
Lhat will make cotton will also make
iorn, and vee ver'sa, any good corn
anure is good for cotton. I find by
experiment the best fertilizer to be
~issolved or raw bone mixed with
~otton seed, in the proportion of 300Y
pounds bone to 15 bushels seed, and
is well composted and applied in
the above quantity to the acre. This
ith ordinary seasons will make a bale
f cotton to the acre, and with such
seasons as wve have had this year will
I want some one to tell me about
otton s'eed as a fertilizer, why the
neal is better than the seed, and why
the oil is of no be aefit to the land.
News from Douglass.
EITOR MANxINo Toms:-In canva s
ing the township of Douglass, I have
had the opportunity of seeing many
of the crops of the people in that sec
tion, and while nearly every one has
a good crop, showing that all arc tak
ing an interest in home products, such
as corn, potatoes, pease, sorghum, etc.,
yet I find the best cotton crops5 to be
those of Messrs. S. W. Evans, llob't
Coker, Nelson, Goodman, Gamble, R.
S. Mellette, R. R. and E. Tomlinson,
. Morris, WV. L. and Wesley Green.
Messrs. Turbeville Bros., of Pine
Grove, are doing a fine business in
farming and naval stores. They are
live men and have done much to ad
vance the value of property in their
Mr. S. W. Evans will open a new
store in the Fork of Douglass and
Pudding swamps, which will add
much to the convenience of the peo
ple in that section.
My old friend, Capt. P. M. Gibbons,
is doing a flne business with his mill,
wvhich goes to show that he does not
live by water alone.
I have been acquainted with the
people of this township for forty
years, and am satisfied that there has
been an improvement of at least a
hundred per cent. I am glad to note
the interest they are taking in farm
ing and literature.
Everybody over here is deeply in
terested in the farmers alliance. I
hope it may prove of great good to
Sumter District Conference.
The Sumter District Conference
convened in Bishopville June 25th,
Rev. J. S. Beasley, P. E., in the chair.
There was a full attendance of dele
gates, and much interest was mani
fested in the proceeding:. Mr. Beas
ley presided \vith ease and dignity,
and made the proceedings of confer
ence very interesting.
The sermon Thursday night by Rev.
H. M. Mood, from the text Genesis,
iii, 16, 17, 18, was very fine, suggest
ive, and appreciated by the large con
The conference considered the ques
tion of church finances, relating to
the amount appropriated to the su
perannuated preachers, the preachers
in the regular work, and the consoli
dated collections ordered by the An
nual Conference. Rev. J. C. Davis
warmly introduced the question, fol
lowed by Hon. J. F. Rhame and oth
Professor Rembert, principal of
Wofford College Fitting School, and
Col. J. G. Clinkscales, professor in
Columbia Female College, were intro
duced to the conference, and each
made interesting speeches in favor of
their respective colleges.
The following delegates were elect
ed to the Annual Conference: A. B.,
Stucky, Dr. F. M. Zemp, B. S. Cantey,
and J. R. Phillips delegates. W. J.
McLeod and J. D. Smith were elected
The following gentlemen were elect
ed as an educational committee: Rev.
H. M. Mood, E. T. Hodges, Geo. H.
Pooser, and Messrs. R. 0. Purdy, J.
F. Rhame, W. J. McLeod, B. M.
Badger, and J. A. Sprott.
The subject of church extension
was introduced by Rev. J. S. Porter,
who was followed by others. Hon. J.
F. Rhame introduced the question of
preachers' salaries in his usual clear
and logical style. Rev. J. S. Porter
preached at 8.30 Friday night.
The preaching every morning and
night was well attended. Manning
was selected as the next place of meet
ing. The conference adjourned Sun
Homicide Near Winnsboro.
WINsBoRo, July 29.- A dreadful homi
cide occurred at the residence of Mr. W. J.
Herron, about seven miles from Winnsboro,
in this county, on Saturday night, at 10.30
o'clock. Mr. W. J. Herron shot and instant
ly killed ir. John Y. Stewart with a double
barreled shotgun. discharging both barrels
almost simultaneously. Bad feelings had
existed between the two men for several
months relative to private a airs, resulting
in several disputes. The night of the hom
icide was the fourth time Mr. Stewart had
gone to the house of Mr. Herron to remon
strate with him, making angry threats
against him, and was warned by Mr. Her
ron to keep away. Notwithstanding these
warnings Mr. Stewart returned on Saturday
night and renewed his threats. After a long
argument he left the house for a few min
utes and returned, advancing toward the
front door in a determined manner. Mr.
Herron, who was standing in his front
door, begged him not to come in his house,
aying that he had a gun in his hand and
would have to fire on him if he came fur
ther. Still Mr. Stewart advanced toward
him, not heeding his appeals. At this
judeture Mr. Herron fire d, and Mr. Stewart
fell dead after walking a few yards. Very
soon after the shooting, that same night,
Mr erron came to Winnsboro and surren
dered himself to Sheriff Milling. He will
likel be relc-ased on bond as soon as he
can be taken before a Judge. Mr. Stewart
was buried at White Oak sanday evening.
His funeral was largely attended. This sad
ccurrence has cast a gloom over the entire
Mr. Andrew Timms, a prosperous and
ighly respected merchant of our town, died
of heart disease last night, and was buried
here this evening.
A colored man named Charles Brown was
killed by lightning on Saturday, near
Iidgeway, while walking along the road.
Trhe >ody was not found until some time
Disastrous Stormus to the Northward.
BAnfORE, July 27.-The most terrific
storm ever experienced on the eastern shores
f Maryland and Virginia and lower Dele
ware, occurred to-day. Whole counties
were submerged, and the loss to fruit and
ather crops will prove enormous,
Press for Sale.
A seven-column Washington hand press,
good as new, and guaranteed to have no su
perior of the same make, in the State. Will
be sold at a bargain. For sale at the Tnrs
Big Sale of Santee Land.
The Columbia correspondent of the
Charleston Wld~nl writes July 29th:
The Wo1rld representative has learn
ed that a party of Michigan genatle
men are negotiating for a big slice of
Clarendon county-about 20,000 acres
in the region of the homes of the
Richardsons and Mannings. The
parties expect to put up a big saw
mill at Wright's Bluff and to saw-tun
ber for the northern markets. Col.
James G. Gibbes is now making the
The Murderer's Doom.
The sudden report of a pistol in the
darkness, the swaying form of a man
who but now was stalwart and in ro
bust life, a thud upon the ground, the
clattering of hoofs over the stony
street and the disappearing forms of
horse and rider as the midnight as
sassin emerges from the city into the
ountry-that is all there is to the
history of the death of Col. Roger J.
Page, editor of the Times-Regqister, in
Marion, N. C., Monday night. Ah,
the dastardly, col-blooded, cowardly
Cain ! He may escape into the coun
try, with no accusing voice to reach
his ear but that of the midnight wind
as it soughs through the trees-no
pursuing sound to cause his heart to
stand still but the echo of is own
orse's flying hoofs, but go where he
will, and live as long as he may, the
Nemesis of the blood-guilty is on his
track. It will follow him through
this world and confront him in the
next. How preferable the fate of the
victim to that of his murderer ? We
may pity the former's sudden, violent,
and untimely end, but from whom,
gods or men, shall the murderer claim
or receive pity throughout the mons
of eternity ?-that pity to which his
heart has proved so hellishly obdu
rte and so utter a stranger. No. The
brand of Cain is not a pleasant thing.
20,000 five inch cypress shingles for
Marion's $1.000 Corn Men.
L Marion Iulex.)
About ninety farmers in South Car
olina are competing for the great corn
prize of one thousand dollars which
has been offered by the American Ag
riculturist and the State of South Car
olina for the greatest yield of corn on
one acre of land. Half of this premi
um is offered by the American Agri
culturist and may be competed for by
any one in the United States. The
other five hundred dollars is offered
by the Agricultural Department of
South Carolina only in the case the
first premium is won by a South Car
Among the contestants for this
nrize in South Carolina are Messrs.
James C. Moody and W. B. R. Gasque,
of Marion county. Both of these
gentlemen have crops that are the
wonder and admiration of all who
have had the pleasure of seeing them.
Probably not a half dozen men in the
county, perhaps not one, have ever
seen any corn that will make as many
bushels per acre as these crops will
make. In a country where thirty
bushels per acre is regarded as a fine
yield a crop that will make from sev
enty-five to one hundred bushels per
acre is an object of perpetual wonder
Mr. Moody's corn is planted in
rows three feet apart and is ten inch
es apart in the drill. Standing at the
end of the rows and looking into the
corn the land seems to be covered
with one mass of corn and has the ap
pearance of being planted broad-cast
rather than in rows. So thick is the
corn that it is almost impossible for
one to make his way through it. It
is about ten or twelve feet high and
of a dark rich green color. When 1
seen smany of the ears were full grown
and the grains hard but a considera
ble number of the stalks were just
then in full silk. Mr. Moody planted 1
Cloud's Dent variety, an early variety
with small stalk and ear which can be
planted much nearer together than
the common corn of the country. It
is estimated that there are seventeen
thousand and five hundred stalks on
the acre but the corn will not average
one ear to each stalk. Mr. Moody 1
thinks he will get one hundred and
twenty-five bushels of corn and two
thousand pounds of fodder from the
acre. The preparation of the land for
the crop was begun in February when
it was broadcasted with one hundred 3
bushels of cotton seed and two thou- I
sand pounds of kainit and acid mix
ed. The land was broken up with a
Dixie plow and subsoiled to a depth
of eighteen inches. The land was
then laid off in three feet rows and
two hundred pounds of ammoniated
guano applied with a distributor.
The corn was planted on the first of
April. At the first plowing five hun
dred pounds of ammoniated guano
was applied and at the third and last
plowing, about the first of June, two
hundred and fifty pounds of nitrate c
of soda were added. The corn was
plowed three times only, its rapid
rowth preventing any work from be
n done after Jane the first. The
Land is ordinary upland which has
een kept in a fairly high state of cul
tivation. The soil is light and easily
ultivated. Mr. Moody thinks the
orn was injured some by the dry
eather, though the season has gen
~rally been more than usually favora
Foody says he is not pre -d to ac-ie
~ept the statemient that more than'C
wo hundred bushels of corn have r
been made on one acre of upland in
his State. He does not believe that 't
wice as nmuch corn can be made on 1
n acre of land as his acre will make
iith the exception of a slight possi-d
le injury that may have been done f
Lo the corn by the dry weather, and a
bis injury at the most is scarcely ap
reciable, nothing was lacking to.
nake as large a yield as it is possiblei
For upland in this State to make. As
nuch manure as the land demanded
was put down, the ground was well
prepared and well cultivated and the I
eason could hardly have been more
favorable and a crop of one hundred
ushels, or perhaps a little. more,
vould seem to indicate that a crop of
ore than two hundred bushels on
ur uplands is .exceedingly improba
ble, not to say impossible.
We believe, however, that Mr.
Nloody made two mistakes: first, in
ot planting the variety of corn com
only planted in this county; and,
second, in planting too close together.
Sreater distance in the rows and
drill and a variety of corn producing
larger ears would probably, have giv
en more satisfactojry returns. The
rop is a magnificent one, though,
and will be a revelation to those who
have never seen anything but the or
dinary upland corn of this State.
Mr. Gasque's corn a week ago was
s luxuriant almost as a tropical jun
gle. The stalks are of great size and
about fifteen feet high. The ears are
large, long, and filled out well to thd
end. Many of the stalks will make
two large ears. The corn is the com
mon gourd seed variety and is plant
ed in four feet rows. In the drill it
is about fifteen inches apart. Mr.
Gasque commenced the preparation
of his land during the last week in
January. He first broadcasted over
the land twenty cart loads of stable
manure and eight barrels, about
twenty-five ,bushels, of cotton seed.;
On the first day of February he broke
the land up, plowing five or six inches
deep. About the 23rd of March he
broadcasted over the land eight bar
rels of cotton seed, seven barrels of
ashes, two hundred pounds of acid
phosphate and one hundred and sixty
nine pounds of Peruvian guano. On~
the 24th of March he again broke up!
the land, this time subsoiling to a
depth of sixteen or eighteen inches.
Next week, on the 22nd of April, he
applied two hundred and fifty pounds
f dotton seed meal and one hundred
nd fifty pounds of acid phosphate,
broadcasted, then plowed across and
laid the land off in rows. On the 4th
of April the corn was plowed with a'
on straight shovel with five furrows
to the row. This plowing was deep~
and thorough, the furrows being
twelve to fifteen inches deep. Two
weeks later the corn was plowed a
second time with a sweep, three fur
rows to the row. Two weeks after
wards the third and lust plowing was
given, this plowing bei-ng like the see
On a part of the land the corn,
soon after coming up, was killed by
bill bugs and had to be replanited.
The bill bugs continued their ravages
upt the30t on f ay when Mr.
Gasque thinks he replanted as mane
as five hundred hills.
Mr. Gasque thinks the season ha,
been as favorable as could have rea
sonably been desired. Only on onE
day has the corn ever shown any ev
idence of wilting and then for only
about three hours. He estimates
that there are seven thousand stalks
on the acre and it seems probable
that the corn will average about three
ears to every two stalks.
Mr. Gasque thinks that with the fa
vorable seasons that we have had
that he could safely have planted his
:orn closer and made a larger yield.
Ee estimates his crop of fodder from
this acre at five hundred pounds and
be will make from one to two tons of
nay on the same land. He is uncer
,ain how much the corn will make
but thinks he is safe for seventy-five
>r one hundred bushels, the latter
igure probably being nearer correct
;han the first. Outside of the cost of
;he manures the expense of the crops
as been very light. The manures
ie estimates cost him as follows:
)ne sack Peruvian Guano $ 5.30
350 lbs. Acid 3.25
l50 " Cotton Seed Meal 3.50
r Bbls. Ashes 7.00
iO Bus. Cotton Seed 8.50
10 Loads Stable Manure 10.00
An Atrocious Crime in Cincinnati.
CIcnxATI, July 27.-Great excite
nent was caused here to-day by. the
liscovery of the body of General A.
E. Jones (who disappeared mysteri
>usly Wednesday) in a manhole at
he corner of Francis lane and Park
venue. It took an hour to get the
)ody out, as the sewer is thirty feet
leep at that point.
When the body was drawn up it
vas found that the face had been
>eaten out of shape, probably with a
dub. All his valuables were gone.
The body had been thrust into a cof
ee sack and tied with a leather strap,
vith the knees under the chin.
The police have arrested on suspic
on a colored man named Charles
31igb, who has been in Jones's em
)loy as a coachman about a month.
ie asserts his innocence, but circum
tances concerning his whereabouts
in the day of Jones's disappearance
Gen. Jones though seventy-seven
'ears old was one of the most popular
hysicians in the city, a member of the
lovernor's staff, and surgeon general
if the Ohio National Guards.
CixeorNATI, July 27.-11 P. at.
,harles Bligh, who was employed as
coachman by Gen. Jones was arrest
d to-night at Madisonville, 0., and
>rought here. He has made a full
onfession and says he fatally injured
ones during a quarrel. He hid the
rounded man behind the barn where
te remained until 9 o'clock Wednes
lay night when he placed him in a
offee sack. He says he believes
ones was alive when lie threw the
>a and its contents into the sewer.
3ligh made a confession of his horri
ie crime without a tremor.
Needing a tonic, or (-hildren that want building
uP. should take
BROWN'S iRON BITTERs.
It is pleasant to take, cures Malaria, Indiges
tion, and Biliousness. All dealers keep it.
A Generous Deed.
A few weeks since W. B. Tate, a
hianthropie- ie 4 - Grainger~
o'.nty, Tenn., dW give- a fifth
f his fortune of $100,000 to the
aimed Ex-Confederaite soldiers of
tast Tennessee. The distribution
ok place on Thursday afternoon
ist at Morristown, and forty needy
ne-legged and one-armned old sol
.iers responded, getting each $500.
'ate was entertained at a banquet
We h-ave two new sewing machines
2 our office that can be bought at
>w figures for cash. They are the
ery best, but we got them in pay
ent for advertising, and would like
o exchange them for money.
To Live in Governmnent Tents.
There is no question that the Han
ison family is a veryv large one, and
abeing gathered together at the capi
al. Perhaps some of the govern
bent tents can be utilized until more
xurious accomiodatin s can be pro
Get rid of that tired f.eling as quick as
ossible. Take Hood's Sairsaparilla, which
ives strength, a good appetite and health.
Tnhis wer nevevaries 4mrvel ofpurity, stregt
a ids, Sand aotnyo in ceition: PwDtE
:o.,10 all St., N. Y.
FIRST GRAND EXCURSION
August 8th, 1889.
SPECIAL TRAIN WILL LEAVE
summerton..................j.5 .r. M.
)avis ..............- .------.- 70
A ilson's Mill..............----Ot)
rrive Charleston...... ....... 10 AU
harleston..................7.00 1-. ).
AUGUST 9thi, 1889.
riv WisnsMill.. .---. . .. 9.07 p- )t
" Jordan................i.7 "
" Davis.... ...... ....... 9.2 -
"Sunimerton....... .... 10.07"
For tbe round tipil. Two anys in Chlarlc.s
on ! Ample time to visit all place-s cf in
TICKETS FOR SA LE BY
F. A. SPROTT............Jdan. S. (.
M. DAVIS. .......-. ..... l vis. S. C
B. R. COLE...........umerton, S. C.
B. M. BADGER....... .Sim ton, . C.
DON'T FAIL TO GO!
The Five Triists.
Five trusts are listed on the Ne
York Stock Exchange. They are ti
Standard Oil, the Lead, the Suga
the Cotton Seed Oil, and the Amer
can Cattle trusts. The Standard 0
concern is the mother and model c
them all. The capital they represel
is shown by the gigantic figures i
the table given below. In these time
nothing can be done, apparentl
without stupendous combinations c
capital and talent. It is in realty
form of co-operation in which poo
working people might take their shar
as Well as the rich, if -tL ey had th
time and the talent to con.bine thei
littk savings into great enterprise
The figures of the five standard spec
ullative trusts are:
N:me of Trust. Certificates. Capita
Lead................ 8:10,1SS 83,018,80
Sugar ..... . 4'S,55(; 49,85G,50
Cotton Oil... ........ 421,853 42,185,20
Dist'rs & Cattl F'd'rs 307,26 30,720,00
American Cattle..... 133,961. 13,30,10
JUsT Oc.-"Robin's Farewell," Capric
for Piano, by Fisher. Brilliant, not dif
cult, and easy to commit to memory. .
capital piece for young progressive pianist:
Mailed on receipt of 50 ets. in 2-et. postaa
stamps, by any music dealer, or Ign. Fisc]
er, the publisher, Toledo, 0.
The Anderson Jouraalis perhaps the oni
journal in the State for which a man who hay
borrowed the paper compensated the editor
A man in Texas thus broke the record b
Presents in the most elegant form
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Combined with the medicinal
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When one is Bilious or Constipated
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Every one is using it and all are
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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNYTY OF CLARENDON,
By Lomr'~Ar'n'r, Es I~b
H1~EREAS, T. P. BROUGHTON HKt
Smade suit to me, to grant him letter
of administration of the estate of and effect:
o MAR rHA E. BROUTGHTON;
These are therefore to cite and admonisl:
all and singular the kindred and creditori
of the said MARTHA E. BROUGHTON
d ec.nsed, that they be and appear, before
e, in the court of'probate, to be held at Man
ning, S. C., on the 15th day of August 1889
after publiention hereof, at 11 o'clock in the
Iforenoon, to shew cause, if any they have
why the said administration should not Ii
Given under my hand, this 27th day c
July; Anno Donmini, 1889.
L . s.] LOU'IS APL
I .Tudge of Prebate, C. C.
THE WINSHIP GIN
The best Cotton Gin on the market. Con
plte with FEEDER, CONDENSER, an
Iall the latest improvements.
I hatve taiken the agency for this gin, an
w il be pleased to furnish same to any pai
ties in the county desirous of purchasing a
De sure to ge t prices and terms from m
beore buvmng, as I can make it greatly t
your advantage to buy the Winship.
D. M1. BRADHIAM,
Manning, S. O.
157 and 1G9, East Bay,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
[GEu. E. To6ALE. lENRIY OL.1vEE.]
Geao.E, Toale & Co
1A3 l'F:1TUl.JslS AXD WIOLESAL
- IEA.I..EBLS I1AT
'-coll XWork. TiltiluIlly l)
.w are, aind (- elleral
OFFICE AND SALESROOMS,
10 and 12 Hayne Street,
REAR CHIARLE.STON HOTEL,
Charleston, S. C.
All Work Guaranteed.
n 'I&DE ]9[AR
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The Choicest Tea Ever Offered.
e f ABSOLUTELY PURE.,
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e (oWill sever ny other. satly awe sii.
It is the Houza' Game; Liar, picked from
3. the beat plantations and guaranteed absolutely
pure and free from all adulterations or coloring
matter. The packages are hermetically sealed
and warranted fu weight. It is more eon
omial n ue tan helower grades
J Oriental & Occidental Tea Co., L't'd,
p Head Offce. 36 Buruing Sup, Now Yr,.
oS. A. RIGBY,
Manning, S. C.
MONEY TO LEND.
e nHE ATLANTA TRUST AND BANKING
L-.1Company will make loans on improved
farms on easy terms. For particulars ap
ply to L')UIS APPELT.
July 9th, 1889.
On five years time on
In -sums from
$300 TO $500000.
Attorney at Law.
Manning, S. C., April 3, 1889.
FORESTON DRUG STORE,
FORESTON, S. C.
I keep always o~n hand a full line of
Pure Drugs and Medicines,
FANCY AND TOILET ARTICLES, TOILET
SOAPS, PERFUMERY, STATION
ERY, CIGARS, GARDEN SEEDS,
and such articles as are usually kept in a
first clarg drug store.
I have just added to my stock a line of.
PAINTS AND OILS
and am prepared to sell PAINTS, OILS,
LEAD, VARNISHES, BRUSHES, etc.,
in quantities to suit purchasers.
L. W. NETTLES, M.D.,
Foreston, S. C.
HoWARD FLEMING. JNo. H. DEvnux, Jr.
New York. Charleston, S. C.
English Portland Cement,
Lime, Plaster, Hair, &c.
276 EAST BAY,
-Write for our special prices on full
or mixed ear load lots..
J. G. DINKINS, M. D. R. B. LORYEA.
Druggists and Pharmacists,
PURE DRUGS AND MEDICINES,.
FINE CIGARS AND
Full stock of PAINos, Ort~s, Guss
VANISHES and WHIT LEAD, also
a PAIs-r and WHrTEWASH BEUsHIs.
An elegant stock of*
SPECTACLES and EYE GLASSES.
No charge made for fitting the eye.
o Physicians Prescriptions carefully
compounded, day or night.
J. 6. Dinkins & Co.,
- Sign of the Golden Mortar,
M.ANNING, S. C.
-To The People of Glarendon:
I am the Agent for the Cel
REVOLVING HEA D
LIDDELL A Co.'s
IEngines and Boilers.
I am sole agent in this county for
BOSS COTTON PRESS.
.Corn Mills, Pulleys, Shaft
I ing, etc.
us,. All this machinery is direct
from the factory and will be sold at
the Factory's Lowest Cash
Prices. It will be to the advantagA
of purchasers to call on me before
byn.W. SCOTT HA RVIN,
Manning, S. C