Newspaper Page Text
Maz inxg S. CL
S. A. NETTLES, Editor.
WEDBESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1889.
We beg the indulgence of our
readers this week. A big rush of ad
vertisements took us unawares, and
we are almost forced out of editorial
and local matter. But watch for us
next week. We will add on sixteen
more columns, and also tell all about
our Grand Gift Distribution. In the
meantime read all our new advertise
ments. They will be found interest
We hope every one of our corres
pondents will remember us, as we will
bave a lot of space to fill up next week.
Florida had aterrifictornado last Monday.
The roof of aS200,000 hotel was torn off at
Jacksonville, and a number of cottages
blown down. A boy, horse, and buggy were
lifted into the air, and blown two hundred
feet. The boy was crushed to death.
PArao, Sept. 23.-It is a source of pleas
ure to behold the efforts the farmers are
making in trying to better their financial
and social condition. The Alliance certain
ly memns something. In spite of opposition
the farmers are coming together as a unit.
If cotton bagging could be had I really be
lieve jute would finally go to the winds.
I had the opportunity of seeing and talk
ing to many farmers the past week. You
are greeted on every side with brotherly re
ception if you are an Alliance man. Some
oppose, enthused with the political idea that
it will only survive the next political cam
On my way to Pinewood a pleasant time
was spent with John W. Wells, who is the
prince ofrfarmers for the Calvary section.
Mr. Wells has made his fortune by farming.
His gin and machinery is a model of ar
rangement; his plantation one of the finest,
all told, in that whole. section of country.
His cotton surpasses anything of the kind
grown in Clarendon.
The public road leading from Hodge's
Cornerto Pinewood ias every appearance of
- being made a good road. The work is being
'urintendedby Mr. J. R. Griffin. and tho
he lbored under great disadvantages, yet
the public can now travel with perfect
The causeway and bridges crossing upper
Sammy Swamp have been thoroughly re
These bridges were washed up by
hea rains, causing considerable damage
and uneasiness to.persons who had to cross
Much interest as well as curiosity was to
be seen at Paeksville on the 20th. The
numoning of two juries to value the lands
of . J. McLeod and Mrs. S. S. Harvin, a
suit brought by- the Eutawville Railroad.
Col. B. Pressley Barron represented the
Railroad, and Hon. Jos. F. Rhame Mr. Mo
Leod. The jury awarded Mr. McLeod five
hundred dollars, and Mrs. Harvin seventy
+ -Se dollars. The arguments of both attor
nays- were logical, Mr. Rhame delivering
' himself to the jurors with solid law.
Panola has had a chapter of events this
week which will mark her history. Two
burials Mrs. Mary Louder and Mrs. Nancy
Brown. Also, two accidents that occurred
Sat Mr John W. Wells's gin, which resulted
9- in the breaking of Mr. Bell's arm, and came
very near 1rilling Mr. W. H. Boswell.
On account of the two deathsin the neigh
Sborhood it is said dancing intended to en
liahne'the gala festival on the 27th will be
Sentirely unbecoming in a christian commu
Mr.F. L tanard and Miss Cooper Stan,.
*ard- whoehave been on a visit to Weded
months, have r
din low pri
An efot is made raise a- new
er asonic lodge at:Emnewood. Tox.
-~ CONSUMPTION SUBELY CURED.
To rn ron-Please inform your read
era that I have a positive remedy for the
Sabove named disease. By its timely use
Sthoandsa of hopeless cases have been per
cean ured. I shall be glad to' send
-twro aniaof myremedy FREE to any of
~ our readers who have consumption ii they
will send me their express and post office
T. d Oess . Repctul, 11Pals. .Y
( Watchman anid Southron.]
-r isa Lucie Barron, of Manning, spent
- sveal^dysin the city last week.
Miss'Minnie Lide, of Clarendon, spent
several days in the city last week visiting
BRev. H. F. Oliver baptised Mrs. Barwick
Sinto the fellowship ot the Home Branch
Schurch last week. Mrs. Barwick is seventy
Saine years old.
Our gnial and accomplished old friend,
TDr..L aterling, of Clarendon, was seen
en our ageets last Friday. The Dr. an
Minnnan his intention of running for the
SStais Senate-from Clarendon.
Misses Mattie and May Tindal, daughters
of.Hon. Jas. E. Tindal, of Clarendon, left
las ni ght for Eichmond, Va., where they
wiR continue to prosecute their studies at
Miss Bamner's school for young ladies.
Bev. Eugene E. Ayres now preaching at
Wdeedand Bethel hurches, will be
=rAnmaet Providence church, on Sunday
- nghtsuning the meeting of the Santee Bap
~aaoiatian in October. Mr. Ayresis a
aented gentleman, and is quite an addi
idba'to our ministry.
CONTAGIOUS BLOOD DISEASES.
Ulcers, sores, pimples, itch, salt rheum,
T tare evidences of contagious blood dis
ensei. Itis manifestly a duty to eradicate
~blood. pison from the system -by a use of
B...B. (Botanic Blood Balm), thus en
a'ibling the sore places to heal, and thereby
removmng all posbility of other members
of the family bcming likewise afmicted.
Send to Blood Balm' Co., Atlanta, Ga., for
Sbook that will convince.
' 3. H. Outlaw, Mt. Olive, N. C., writes: "I
h: ad running sores on my shoulders and
Saras. -One bottle B. B. B. oured me en
L. Johnson, Belmont Station, Miss.,
writes: "B. B. B. haa worked on me like a
charm. My head and body was covered
/wth sores, and my hair came out, but B. B.
B.~healed me quickly."
W. 3. Kinnan, Hutchens, Texas, writes:
"B. B. B. has cured my wife of alarge ul
cer on her le that doctors and all other
medicine could not cuse."
M. 3.'Roasman, a prominent merchant of
-Greensboro,Ga., writes: "I know of several
cases of blood disease speedily cured by B.
- B. B. Two bottles cured alady of ugly
scrofulous skin sores."
W. C. Birchmore .& Co., Maxey, Ga.,
writes: "B. B. B. in curing Mr. Bobt. Ward
of blood poison effected one of most won
derful cures that ever came to our knowl
- Wilkie Collins, the novelist, died in Lon
.don last Monday.
"I cannot praise Hood's Sarsaparilla half
enough," says a mother whose son almost
blind with scrofula, was cured by this med
Jack Frost said to the Lily, "Wilt thou"
and she wilted. Wilt thou, dear reader,
buy a Light Running New Home Sewing
Machine. Don't wilt, but say yes, and
send us your address to 28 Union square,
.There was a great land slide in Quebec
last week, in which a number of persons
were killed. Nine hundred houses have
been declared unsfe.
THE LADIES DELIGHTED.
The plasant effect and the perfect safety
with which th e ladies may use the liquid
fruit laxative, Syrap of Figs, under all con
ditions make it their favorite remedy. It
is pleasing to the eye and to the taste, gen
tle, yet effectual in acting on the kidneys,
Presents in the most elegant form
THE LAXATIVE AND NUTRITIOUS JUIOE
FIGS OF CALIFORNIA,
Combined with the medicinal
virtues of plants known to be
most beneficial to the human
system, forming an agreeable
and effective laxative to perma
nently cure Habitual Consti
pation, and the many ills de
pending on a weak or inactive
condition of the
KIDNEYS, LIVER AND BOWELS.
Itis themostexcellentremedyknown to
CLEANSE THE SYSTEM EFFECTUALLY
When one is Bilious or Constipated
b PURE BLOOD, REFRESHINO SLEP, -
HEALTH and STRENOTH
Every one is using it and all.are
delighted with it.
ASK YOUR DRUGGIST FOR
>BY:E0:1 Cm FICG-O
MANUFAOTURED ONLY BY
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.
ICrVYILLE, XY. NEW YORK, . We
JOSEPH F. RHAME,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
MANNING, S. C.
JOHN S. WILSON,
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
MANNING, S. C.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
MANNING, S. C.
-Notary Public with seal.
F. N. WILSON,
AGENT EQ UITABLE LIFE ASSURANCE
MANNING. S. C.
. ALLEN HUGGINS, D. D. S.,
CHERAW, S. G
p!!Visits Manning every month or two
DR- A. J. WHITE.
Will be at his office at Manning Wednes
day and Thursday of each week.
U ~in 1 13.Roler
Selnes, Nets, Tents, and Sporting Goods.
Double Barrel Breech Lohding Shot Guns,
choke bored, $8to $100. Single Breech Load
ing Shot Guns, $4 to $25. Every kind of
Breech Loading and Repeating Rifles, $3 to
40. Muzzle Loading Duble Shot Guns,
5 to $35. Single Shot Guns, $2.50 to $12.
Reolvers $1 to $20. Double Action Self
okers, $2.50 to $10. All kinds of (tar
ridges, Shells, Caps, Wads, Tools, Powder
lasks, Shot Pouches, Primers. Send 2
ents for illustrated Catalogue. Address
. H. JOHNSTON, GREAT WESTERN
UN WORKS, Pittsburg, Pa..
An OpenILellerto 00
The undersigned would indee
return many thanks for the libe
don's best people. We are an)
all branches, and are offering
to purchasers. We are accuse<
trade, and w@ feel a just pride:
"Guilty" to i
Need we ask what would be(
dependent on the success of the
to insure their success is it no
LEND A HEL
We, at least entertain this og
vide profits With them--and in
We are in no~hurry, to accumnt
expense of the
With this view of business as
friends of Clarendon county to
and we feel assured of convine
statements. We desire especi
by the Car Load, which en:
Before placing your orders bi
CocNTY TEAsuRER'S OFFIcE,
MANNIso, S. C., Sep. 24, 1889.
' TIIE TAX BOOKS WILL BE OPENED
for the collection of taxes for the fiscal
year commencing November, 1st, 1888, on
the 15th day of October 1889, and will re
main open up to the 15th day of December
following, after which time a penalty of
15 per cent. attaches to all unpaid taxes.
Section 10 of the Tax Bill provides, "That
when the taxes and assessments or any por
tion thereof, charged against any property
or party on the duplicate for the present
fiscal.year, shall not be paid on or before
the 15th day of December, 1889, the County
Treasurer shall proceed to collect the same
together with the penalty of 15 per centum
on the amount so delinqent; and if the
amount of such delinquent taxes, assess
ments and penalties shall not be paid on or
before the 2nd day of January 1890, or be
collected by distress of otherwise, then the
same shall be treated as delinquent taxes
on such real and personal property and
shall be collected by sale of such real and
personal property according to law."
The following is the
For State purposes, five and one-fourth
For School Tax, two (2) mills.
For Auditor, Treasurer, County Commis
sioners and their clerk, books, stationery,
and printing, one (1) mill.
. For Sherit, seven-tenths (7-10) of one
For Clerk of Court, jury, 'witness, and
constable certificates, eight-tenths (8-10) of
For Coroner, Board of Equalization, and
Trial Justices and their constables, eight
tenths (8-10) of one mill.
For Poor House and Poor, and roads and
bridges, seven-tenths (7-10) of one mill.
For past indebtedness and retiring coun
ty bonds, one (1) mill.
Total twelve and one-fourth (121) mills on
the dollar of the assessed value of all taxa
ble property both real and personal.
All male citizens between the ages of 21
and 50 years are liable to a poll tax of one
dollar, except those incapable of earning a
support from being maimed, or from other
The following appointments will be filled
for the purpose of collecting taxes:
Foreston, Tuesday, Oct. 15.
Wilsons, Wednesday, Oct. 16.
Harvins, Thursday, Oct. 17.
Jordan, Saturday, Oct. 19.
Brunsons Cross Roads, Monday, Oct. 21.
David Levi's store, Tuesday, Oct. 22.
Summerton, Wednesday, Oct. 23.
D. W. Brailsford's store, Thursday,
Hodge's Cross Roads, Friday, Oct. 25.
Fulton, Saturday, Oct. 26.
Ralston E. Smith's, Tuesday, Nov. 5.
W. J. Gibbons's, Wednesday, Nov. 0.
New Zion, Thursday, Nov. 7.
Midway, Friday, Nov. 8.
The Treasurer's office will be closed in
Manning while the above appointments are
JOSEPH SPROTT, Ja.,
ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS
e against the estate of Thomas H. Con
nors deceased will present them duly at
tested, and those indebted to said estate
will make payment to
A. F. CONNORS,
T. H. CONNORS,
Sept. 19, 1889. Executors.
THE BANK OF MANNING,
MANNING, S. C.
Money loaned on real estate.
C., SEPT. 25th, 1889.
rFriends and Patrons
: be ungrateful were they not to
ral support of mnany of Claren
iually enlarging our business in
I of castering for the farmers'
OmeI of the 'ounltryV were it not
farmIers? In, order therefore.
t the part of wisdoml for the
PING HAND ?
inion, and henceforth will di
fact all patr'Ons of our- House.
late wealth. especially at tihe
it eXists to-da y we ask our
visit us. make
ig thlem ofihe trulth of these
ally to mention tile faict that
1blles us to g'ive Our' P-atr-ons
a sure to see us.
NNELL & Co.
THE .TRUST .BROK ENI
The Trust on High Prices.
WE DID IT!
GOODS VELL BOUGHT ARE HILF SOLD.
We have always hard the re.putation of being
The Lowest Priced House in Sumter.
We are better prepared than ever before to sustain this rep
utation, having opened a
LARGE AND COMPLETE STOCK,
which for variety, styles, quality and cheapness cannot be
WE HAVE GOT THE "PULL" ON
L OW PRICES,
and competitors are left behind.
We offer the best goods for the least money. Come
Sunter, S. C.
J. RYT TENBEIG & SONS,
soIMrT, s. c.
The leading house in the State invites the people of Claren
don County to visit their stores. A few of the reasons why it
will pay you to do so.
Because our Stock is the Largest.
Because our Goods are the Newest.
Because our Prices are the Lowest.
We make no special leaders, as all1 our goods are leaders.
Dress Goods, Trimmings, &c.
are unequalled in style and quality. embracing all the seson's
novelties. A handsome line of the latest styles in Ladies' and
Misses Cloaks. In our
will be found a cheap selection of the best makes. Sole agent5
for Hough & Ford's Ladies' and Misses' Shoes, the celebrated
Hess Shoes for men, the W. L. Douglas Shoes, and several oth
er leading makes. In our
Clothing and Furnishing Department
we are winning- new trade every day with our rightly made
Clothing, made this season better than ever before. Sole agents
Ifor Strouse & Bro.'s piatenit square shoulder garments, eqnal td
the finest custom make. See our line of
Boys' and Childrens' Clothing.
Sole agents for the celebrated Knockabout Suit. A nobby
line of HATS in all the leading Blocks.
CARPETS, OIL CLOTH, MATTINOS, AND RUCS
at Newv York 1)1ices. An immeuse line of'
6loves, Handkerchiefs, Hosiery, Corsets, &c.
SOLE AGENTS FOR THE I
MNATHER LACING KID GLOVES,
Every p~air V~ waated. A comp11lete line of
Staple and Fancy Groceries, Crockery and 1Hardware.
In this department we offer spec(ial ind~ucements to merchants
and dealers. and are pireparedl to comlpete with any imrket.
All orders by mail will receive prompt attention.
. RYTTENBERG & SONS.
* WE. lEAN 311
Everything in the furniture line from a $1.50 BE
DURANT & BELI~
SUMTER, S. C
PRIZE PARLOR S
Every $10's bought entitles t
a ticket at our magnificent
ROSEWOOD PARLOR SU
at $100 and consisting of 6 pi
D. J.W NN
Desires to call the attention of friends, customers, and the public gener
ally in Clarendon to his complete line of medium, fine, and low priced
selected with care to meet the wants of all our people. The stock consists
of all the leading styles, and as good a line of medium and low priced goods
as ever brought by me to this market, Piece Goods, Shirts, Fine and Medi
um Underwear, Fats, Caps, Umbrellas, Socks, Neckwear, Suspenders, Gloves,
Handkerchiefs and all kinds of
Overcoats for Men, Youths, and Boys.
We call speciai attention of our lady friends to the number one line of
Boys', Youths', and Children's Clothing
for evcry day and dress wear. ~ We propose to- sell the goods at ex
tremely low figures, and when you come to Sumter don't fail to come
and see us.
"Sell Them is Our Motto."
Thankful for Biast patronage, I remain very truly yours.
D. J. WINN,
Main Street, SUMTER, S. C.
T. C. SCAFFE,
Sumter, S. C.
STOVES AND TIN WARE.
Largest Line of Goods Ever Carried.
R. W. DURANT & SON,
soMTma, S. C.
Ci..nn R nEEDS: We are se nowhin ourLAGE AGICET fNEW Store ad.
Handsomest Hardware Stores
in the State. We sell everything in the HARDWARE LINE, from a nail to anything
you need, and at PRICES To SUIT.
STOVES ! STOVES ! STOVES !
Best Makes and Cheap. Crockery, Glass and Tinware. and Har
ness. Fine Line Table and Pocket Cutlery, Scissors, &c.
Guns and Pistols
la Great Yariety. Catruges, Shells, &rc.
We pcan giveI yo bains We a re Headqurtae fo r l e acig in Rubber and
cheaper than you can order it. Come and set us, we'll do you good. Respectfully,
R. W. DURANT & SON.
WETHERHORN & F'ISCHER,
MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IN
General Building Material. .
Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mlouldig, Scroll Sawing, Turning,
Door and Window F'rmes, Lumber, Flooring, Ceilimg,
Wveather-boarding, Painits, Oils, Glass, Lime, &c,
Office, Salesroomi, Factory and Yards, Smith, Near Queen Street,
Cb.arl1eston, S. C
*iiWrite for prices, or send a list of your wants for an estimate.i
Clhapnet and Best roneries. at FEINDL EI, SufrStC
;d to a $150.00 Suit at
he purchaser to
[ prize, valued
C. L HOYT. H A.IHOYT.
Largest and Oldest Jewelry Store in
SUMTER, S. C.
Silver Lamps, beauties rom $10 to $20.
A very large stock of tannia ware, the
very best silver-tfed goods made. 550
Gold Rings on hand. Fine line of Clocks.
Wedding Presents, Gold Pens, and Specta
cles. We keep any and everything in the
jewelry line. Be sure to call to see us.
. W. FOLSOM,
Successor to F. H. Folsom & Bro.
WATCHES, CLOCKS JEWELRY.
was n an. Rearngpoptyad
Thllebae Roa Ct AonSwn;
neatly executed by skilled workmen.
Orders by mail will receive careful atten
J. F.1 DELORME, D g .ist,
Caller'. or orders for Drugs-and Medicines,.
Druggist Sundries, Paints, Oils, or for any
thing in the
shall receive prompt attcntion at this welil
known Drug Emporium. g"Special at
tention given to physicians' prescriptions.
WHEN YOU GO
TO SUMTER CALL ON
T. B. Curtis
for the lowest prices on
Staple and Fancy asceries.
He is a Charleston man, and will fix
prices for you as low as is consistent with
the quality of the goods. He is at the
O'Connor's Old Stand.
MR. M. J. MICHAUT is with him, and
would be glad to see'his many friends.
NOTHING LIKE A BOOM.
There is no boom like Sumter's, and no
house in Sumter on such a boom ais the old
of Bult mann & Bro., wvhich is so well knowr/
to the Clarendon peo)ple that they only want
to thank them for past patronage and ask
for a continuance of same. Their stock this;
season is muore complete and Shoes arer
cheaper than ev er before. Either at
Wholesale or Retail.
they will satisfy you in prices. There are
many new stores in Sumter this season, and
we all know "a new broom sweeps clean,"
but 'tis well not to discard "the old frienid
for the new." They carry in addition to
BOOTS AND SHOES a nice line of
and are agents for the "Light RunningA
White" Sewing Machine.
- BULTMANN & BRO.,
Opposite North Side Court House Square,
Surnter, S. C.
F. N. Wn.sos, J. M. SPN,'.
Manning, S. C. Sutr,5 C.
WELSON & SPANKi
IRepresent tor Claren on Lounty the fol
lowing Fire Insurance Companies:
WESTERN ASSURANCE CO., of Canada,
HAMBURG BREMEN INS. CO., of Genmany,
HIBERNIA iNS. CO., of New Orleans,
COMMERCIAL INS. CD., of Montgomery, Ala.
Stallion "Willie BUrke."
T HE THOROUJGHBRED STALLION
"Willie Burke" having just returned
iroim Cam den wvIl stand at Panola.
. Buy fresh turnip seed from Dr..
Nettles's drug store, at Foreston.