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LOUIS APPELT, Editor.
Wednesday, March 27, 1895.
The counties that elected more
than three delegates to the Columbia
conference did wring as the call was
for only three. Edgefield made a
hog of her self by electing six dele
'Tis a pity that decency can not be
regarded even by politicians. It is
said that Governor Evans has been
beseiged by about ten applicants for
the place of clerk of court, made va
cant by the death of Col. Graham.
Any man who seeks to go to the
constitutional convention by appeal
ing to factional prejudices is no
friend to the people, He is simply
wanting to gratify his ambition and
when that is done he is done.
Often have we urged the building
of some kind of manufacturing in
dustry and as yet uo response has
come. Do our people not see that
we are fast losing a golden oppor
tunity? Are we to let our neighbor
ing towns go on and grow up while
we are standing still? Take the mat
ter of a canning factory; very little
capital is required to put such an
institution in operation, and all that
is necessary, is for those that have
-fnoney to get a little enterprise on
themselves. Some of our neighbor
ing towns have built canning fac
tories and in every instance large
dividends have resulted. We can do
the same, then why don't we?
About all of the counties through
out the State have responded to the
"Forty" call nd the people are
watching the outcome of the confer
ence which meets in Columbia to
day. It is to be hoped that the con
ference will result in solving the
knotty problem now confronting us
and that strife and discussion will be
a thing of the past. There is no
man whohas the welfare of the State
at heart, but what knows that a peo
ple conditioned as we are cannot af
ford to continue quarrelling with
each other, and if the conference to
day will put forth a plan by which
the white people can get together
they will have done a work far-reach
ing in its effects. Any fair-minded
man, be he Reformer or Conserva
tive will w nly put his shoulder to
the wheel to r about a more
kindly feelinig, if the same can be
done without a sacrifice of principle,
and when a fair and just proposition
is made, those kicking against it be
cause their political advancement
might be retarded by it, will and1
should be looked upon as firebrands
feeding upon the passions and preju
dices of men for their individual ad
To convince our people that we1
must come together, they need not
go no further than to read the ac
counts of some of our contested elec
tion cases. It is suprising to see the
backing the enemy have. A few
years ago, no white man with a par
tiele of decency, would attempt to
disrupt our State government nor aid
in unseating our representatives in
Congress, but to-day there are white
men, that is, they have white skins,
who for the sake of gratifying petty
spite, would actually aid in unseating
our representatives and put in their
places negroes. As for the class of
men referred to, we are forever
against them, never do we want any
political amiation with such, but there
are thousands of men in the State
who do not belong to our faction
that are also opposed to the negro
alliance and itis to these we must
hold out the olive branch. We are
now passing through a critical period
and white men most band them
selves solidly together or the few de
signing unscrupulous demons, to
gether with an ignorant mass will
again get control of this government
and will make the days prior to 1876
a paradise in comparison.
WA8 ENVELOPED BY A MOB.
Eu-Priest a3attery ad wife la a Perilo.s
Peeticn Ia Kenaphia,
MEwms, Tenn., March S.-RE
Priest Slattery, whose appearance at
Savannah created a riot, came near be
ing mobbed in Memphis las5t night. He
spoke to an audience of about 1,300 and
was Interrupted with profane and vile
accusations of falsehood. Leaving the
hsll he was escorted to the carriage by
the police, but the horses ran away and
dumped the carriage on the pavement.
A great crowd gathered around at once
and there were cries of "pull him out,"
"do him up," etc. Slattery, whose
wife was beside him, dared the crowd
to come on. The police arrived in time
to-rescue him from his peril.
SOUTH'S TRADE WITH THE WEST
The Approaching Congress at 3KobIue
Promises to be of Importance.
MOBn.E, Ala., MarCh 2.-The south
and wvest grain and trade congress,
which will hold its second annual meet
iuglim Miobile April 4. 'i and 8, promiises
toj be of m'eh im~tportaee in exteudinug
trade relet-lene aud in promoting ib
shp gt of tirej produe!- 'la
3notikerni acaZ,4rts. MbLie espuects
i~g dlegations and is preparing a
hospitable reception. Among other
features will be an inspection of a new
ship channel and harbor and a trip out
in the Gulf to the celebrated snapper
THE INCOME TAX DECISION.
GeneraZ opinion That the coun WmU be
Divided In its Opinion.
WA8NGON, March 25.-Although
there is considerable gossip in regard
to the decision of the supreme court on
the income tax case, nothing authentic
can be ascertained. The general im
pression is that the court will be di
vided. It is certain, however, that no
decision will be handed down today
when the court meets again after its1
week's recess. It is believed that it
will be the middle of April before a de
Recoliectins of Potter's EII.
BY RZ. wX. W. MOOD.
The visit of Lieutenant Waterman of
Potter's army in the town of Manning, S.
C., on the afternoon of the 8th April, had
greatly revived our spirits, but the quiet
for a little while after we parted from him
was significant. The negro troops and
their followers from the surrounding
country who had flocked into the town,
had camped in the large open space above
our home, many taking possession of the
very commodious and elegant acadmy
building. It was not entirely completed.
The fires they had kindled in different
places, around which they sat and laughed
and talked presented "a picture." About
this time the stars were shining and the
fires were burning brightly, (at the ex
pense of our fence). I remember a burley
ignorant looking negro came looking
around like all the rest had done. For
from their first entrance there had been
no privacy whatever. They came and
went just as they pleased. There was no
let or hinderance. He was near my bed
looking stupidly at me. These frequent
visits and intent looks, with eyes resting
upon mine, kept me continually dlsturbed
and expectant. I asked this creature,
"where are you from"? -De white mens?
I dunno where da come from, but we col
ored troops, come from all about. Some
of us come from de sea islands." "What
is your General's name?" "Dunno, sar."
"Do you know him?" "Have you ever
talked with him?" "Yes, sar, we all talk
wid him. Ebry soger talk to him." "Do
you like him? Is he kind to you"? "Yes,
sar, he's a good man; he's a Baptist preach
er." This was told me by several others,
and Lieutenant Waterman had heard the
The fires around us had burned low, the
talking and uproarous laugher had quieted,
and for a while, a little while, there was
quiet. Utterly exhausted in mind and
body both Mrs. M. (sitting in the large
rocking chair with the babe in her arms,)
and the writer dozed. The servants too
had sunk down in utter exhaustion upon
the floor; none of us had eaten anything
during this long and eventful day. How
long we slept I don't know, perhaps a half
hour, when I awoke excited. There met
my eyes, standing leaning against the door
facing, a tall light-haired officer, white.
He was in uniform and looked very hand
some. He was smoking a cigar, nearly
consumed, for he took it between his fore
finger and thumb, and spit upon the floor,
puffing the smoke directly into my room.
I spoke at once: "What will you have,
sir?" He did not reply, but taking from
his -vest, which was buttoned up to his
throat with very small brass buttons, a
bit of paper, and reading from it, asked:
"Is that your name?" (I didnot like his
tone, it did not comport with his face. He
was a handsome man.) Ire plied: "Leave
off the y, and you have it." He stepped to
the mantlepiece on which the candle-(ah!
that tallow candle, how Irecall it all) stood,
and holding the paper to it, said: "Yes,
I have it right; (It struck me at once his
not remaining in the room. He returned
to his position just in the door); "that's
your name?" I nodded assent. "Army
scared!" derisively. "The presence of
these negro soldiers have been a terror to
us this whole afternoon." "Why are you
not in the army?" "I serve my country
better out of the army. I could not stand
the wear and tear of a soldier's life."
He threw the stump of the cIgar towards
the fire place, and lighted another from the
candle. While lighting it I observed an
elegant. lashing ring upon one of his
fingers. Hewascareful to return to the
door and not remain in the room. "Have
you ever been in the army?" "No. I have
remained with my family during the war
leaving them only when official duties re
quire me to do so." "What doing?""Preach
ing. I am a minister of the Gospel."
P-r-e---h-i-n-gr he sarcastically drawled
out. I began now to fear him. I was
satisid I adfallen into bad hands and
longed for Lieutenant Waterman to defend
me. His manner implied business. He
puffed his smoke rapidly into the room,
and spit more frequently upon the floor.
I was convinced that he meant to do me
harm. Hlewas arough in United States
S"You are army scared. It is an easy
ing to lie in wait, watching for your
enemies; surrender to them; shoot them
down, take a back atreet, come to bed and
say you are sick.' "It was you who shot
down our guard in the street as they rode
into town.', He had became, while utter
ing these short expressions, excited and
puffed his cigar vigoroaisly; knocking off
the ashes with his little finger, and spitting
frequently on the floor. Mrs. M. had now
become aroused, and she pushed her chair
as near to the bed as she could. The two
servants stood as near us they could also.
We were all alarmed. "What is he going
to do?" was in my mind. "It is not worth
while to deny all this that you have charg
ed upon me, for all the town knows that I
have not been out of this bed since Friday,
and that I am sick and have had my physi
ian to see me. It is useless to make this
charg aginst me. You have been misled
"Who has been here to-day?" "I can't
tell~ionly that the yardand house have been
crowded with negro soldiers the entire
afternoon; we were worn out with the con
fusion. We have been intruded upon so
constantly that no opportunity has been
allowed us to prepare food, and all our
cooking utensils have been stolen from us.
I-am innocent, entirely so, of all you say."
"Have any white soldiers been in the
house?" "Yes, the Provost Marshal with
several others were over the house witb
ighted torches just as night set in." "Did
they find anything?" "rhey were after
arms and ammuition; there was hone in the
house." "Was any other white man here?"
"Lieutenant Waterman was here. He
had his tent, he said, near our fence."
"What business had he here?" (saying
this with an ugly emphasis. I was con
vinced that W. was disliked by him.) "I
don't know; but he came in to advise us
how to save our provisions, advising us to
bring it all into this room," pointing to the
meat, lard and rice on the hearth. We
have, however, lost all our corn and fod
"And you took an active part in hang
ing several helpless negroes not long ago
one of them was an old man," He made
,his remark with an increased venom in his
tone. "All this has been reported to us."
We are informed of all this one-sided
>usiuess." "They were hung for no cause,
and had never had a trial, and we are here
to look into it all and straighten it all up."
"There were several, perheps five, negro
men hung here several weeks ago. They
were found with guns in their hands and
when the attempt by the sheriff to arrest
hem was made, he and his posse were fired
upon from ambnsh. This is my reccollec
Lion of this affair. When they were arrested,
hey were tried and hung. "This whole
>untry knows this." "What had you to do
with it, for they tell us your were there?"
"Nothing, only that as a minister cof the
Gospel, 1 Visited them as soon as they were
irrested in prison. This I did every day
snd after their trial. There is nothing that
[have to regret in any of this matter. I did
ll I could for them. It was a sad affair
spon us all." "Did you see them hung?"
"No; I accompanied them on their way to
Lhe place of execution, and when not far
iway, I had prayer with them in the road.'
ltas 1 had in the prison, reading the Serip,
Lures and singing with them.) They all
Lhanked me for my attentions and my
prayers. and I paited from them feeling
-urry forj the.b-nt the im had b.an violat
ry." He~ be-. gjuidly all I sauid. bolding
is cigar (it was nearly consumed,) in his
ingers. His severity and vexed manner
seemed to be less, and leaning forward, he
raised his voice, saying, emphatically: "I'll
ee you again," and he withdrew down the
back steps as he had entered; at least we
moncluded he had entered the house from
And Dow that this ruffian, for so we took
iim to be, was gone, his last words rung
n our ears, "I'll see you again." He meant
is not to misuuderstand him;he'll certainly
return, but what possibly will be his busi
iess? And we lay anxiously pondering the
ords, "I'll see you again!"
Sumter, S. C.
To be continued
"Success is the reward of merit" not of as
umption. Popular appreciation is what
ells in the long run. For fifty years, people
iave been using Ayer's Sarsaparilla, and to
layvitis the blood-purifier most in favor
sit the pnulc Ayver's: Sarsaparilla enres.l
IN SOUTI CAROLINA
Oumt Newe fr the Week
Throughout the Palmetto.
THE STATE CONVENTION OF THE FORTY
The Event of the Week In South CaroUna
roitieal aImeles-Tragedy at Blacks.
Other State rews Condensed
In Short Fmragraph.
COLUMUSa, . C., March 3.-The
event of this week, one of the most no
table events in South Carolina politics
for several years, Is the state confer
ence of forty, which is to be held in the
ball of the house of representatives on
Wednesday. The conference is to as
semble at 5 p. m., that hour having
been fred in order to allow delegates
from the upper country and from the
Charlotte, Columbia and Augusta divi
sion to come in during the afternoon
and return home on the early trains
the following morning, thus losing as
t ttle time from their homes as possi
The conference Is to be a momentous
one. Nothing is to be out and dried,
but the idea is to have a full and free
discussion of the situation, viewed from
all possible standpoints. This is shown
by the Invitation to the leaders of all
factions of white people in the state.
Twenty-nine out of the thirty-five
counties in the state are certain to be
represented. One county, Chesterfield,
has refused to send delegates, and so
far as can be ascertained, no action
whatever towards sending delegates
has been taken in the counties of Barn
well, Beaufort, Berkeley, Colleton and
Orsngeburg. In Newberry, Charles
ton, Hampton,Lexington and William'
burg, meetings were to be held Mon
day to elect delegates.
POPULISTS IN THE PALMETTO.
The Organization of a People's Party to
South Caronna Under War.
CoLuMBiA, S. C. March 23.-For sev
eral years the effort organize a people's
party in South Carolina has been con
fidently expeeted. A good deal of
quiet work has been done in the past
few years among real populists but
they have been biding their time. To
day Colonel John y. Dargan, of Sumter,
an avowed populist makes the an
nouncement that he will organize the
people's party as soon as the constitu
tional convention fight is over. He
The Arst end to be schieved is a free ballot
ad an honest eount. No man Is for the sake
et any party, factional or race triumph, willing
to commit, or to eneourase others to commit.
ftrad or perjury. or resort to any election
tricks of any kind, need expeet leadership in
this state-not at least while I am above
HIS THROAT CUT BY ROBBERS,
The Night Operator at Biaokburg, . C.,
Wounded by Murderous Thieves,
B.Acxsue, S. C., March 3s.-Yester
day morning about 2 o'clock, while
night operator W. A. Stewart, of the
Southern railroad telegraph office was
l down on his desk asleep, his
S was cut by robbers. They se
sared only ten dollars from the ticket
4ash drawer, however. The operator
was unconscious for half an hour, when
ke dragged himself to the hotel and
AneUWed the authorities. His wounds
e.. several blows en the head ehdAA
the Cut, and are not necessarily fataL.
There is no clue to the guilty parties
nd the operator eanot describe them.
Ee only knows there were two.
ehooner Weeamaw Grounded en a 3ar,
GEoRGETowN, S. C., March 2.-The
shooner Waccamnaw while proceeding
o sea yesterday afternoon in tow,
rounded on the bar during the night.
Some of the cargo of naval stores was
ettisoned and two tugs pulled on her
his morninge tide, but failed to get
er off. She Is lying easy and not
eaking as yet.
SOUTH OAROLINA IN BRIEF.
The new knitting mill at Cheraw has
stimulated a lively interest in manufac
uring enterprises in that town.
The three year old daughter of Peggy
arbert, a white woman who lives
ear Tugaloo, in Oconee county, was
atally burned Sunday, dying In a few
The movement in Rock Hill during
the snowy season for the relief of the
eedy has culminated In the perfection
f a permanent relief organization.
The Rev. L. M. Rice. pastor of the
heraw and Chesterfield Baptist
hurches, has accepted a call to Sum
inerton, and will preach his first ser
on there the first Sunday In April.
Joint memorial service in memory- of
Mr. Abell and Dr. Broadus were held
in the Baptist church at Greenville on
unday. These two men were Inti
ate friends all their lives.
The Rev. Thomas Cheves Ligon, pas
tor of Townville and IRichland Presby
terirn churches in Oconee county, has
been called to the pastorate of Zion and
red churches, In Chester county and
A. P. Abell, one of the most promi
nent members of the Baptist denomi
nation of this state, died at his home in
Greenville Saturday. lie was on the
streets Friday, but his death was not
uexpected, as he was is years old and
In feeble health.
Bids for the Spartanburg postoffice
are slowly coming in. Up to date five
bids have been received for the location
of the postoffice. The bids will be
opened on April 1st by Inspector Peer
and Postmaster Floyd, and they will
make a recommendation, wvhich will be
e passed on by the authorities in
The Cotton Fir. at Savannah.
SAvANAu, Ga., March *.-Six hun
di-ed bales of cotton on the Savannah,
Florida and Western railroad wharf
were damaged by fire yesterday after
noon. The cotton was ready for load
n and was about to be put on ship
board. The damage is about fifty per
et. The total loss is estimated at
62,000 to 32,500.
HOUSE POSTMASTER DEAD.L
.ycurgus Dalton. an Old and Prominent
Democrat, Passes A way.
Wasursa-roN, March 25.- Lycurgusb
)alton, postmiaster of the house of re- '
reiotj',. djied last night at his res-t
h-c iu thsct of bruncil wouubi* 1
t -.2 gzrer after ten o'clock. MJr. Da'&Ia
m was a native of Bedford, Ind., and
prominent democrat In politics and
ias held the position of postmaster of
he house through a number of admin-i
strations. He has been in bad health
or some time. Mr. Dalton leaves a[
. mily. __ _ _ _ _ _ _
THEY HONOR EDITOR DANIELS.
he Former Chief Clerk of the Interior
Remembered by Department Friends.
WASHINGTO:, March 2.-Josephus
[aniels, editor of Raleigh. N. C.. News
d Observer, formerly chief clerk of
ae interior department, visited hisb
ormer office yesterday and was the re- f
~ipient of a handsome silver berry ser- s
4c from his friends In the depart- s
nent. Mr. [H. W. DeLacey, assistant "
hlef clerk, made the presentation
peech which was appropriately re
JAPAN HAS DECIDED ON PEAOU
Miltary and NaVal Preparassoas ot
Mowven as Wisk Origimal
YoxnonAi, March o.-From oficials
of the state department it is learned
that Japau has decided on peace, al
though military and naval preparations
go on as though the originl plan of
marching on Pekin were sMilunaltered.
Both the emperor and Count Ito fear
the effect of any announcement that
the government is willing to grant
peace. The common people are still
insane over the war and they will be
satisfied with nothing short of the
Mikado dictating terms of peace at
Pekin. The emperor also keeps up the
fiction of a proposed journey to the
front, although he has really abandon
ed all idea of accompanying the army.
A fine house has been built for him at
Port Arthur, but this will never be
WEEK'S NEWS OONDENSED.
A combinaton of eoke manufacturers
will be formed at Pittsburg.
The Harvard-Princeton debate will
be held at Princeton March 27.
Scott Mills, master mechanic of the
Lehigh and Hudson, has resigned.
Senator Jones, of Arkansas, has en
tirely recovered from a serious Illness
The amount missing from the mint
at Carson, Nov., is now reporte ,.t
Mrs. Bessie Paxton, of San Francisco,
denies that she has a third Pair will In
The dresser-tenders at the Weybosseb
Mills, Providence, R. L, went out on
A report is current that General
Agent Rhodes, of the Seaboard Airline,
is to be promoted.
The Car Accountants' association will
hold Its next meeting in San Francisco,
April 16 to April 19.
Governor. Coffin is being urged to
form a division of the naval reserve in
New London, Conn.
Williams College students have pe*t
tioned the faculty to abolish compul
sory chapel attendance.
The South Dakota quarantine against
Texas cattle is only against shipments
from Southern Texas.
Yale.has received 870,000 bequeathed
by the late Judge Billings to endow an
English literature chair.
The contempt proceedings against
President Greenhut, of the whiskey
trust, will be heard April 22.
Governor Stone, of Missouri, has is
sued an appeal for the impoverished
Kansas and Nebraska settlers.
The California Manufacturers' co
vention Friday refused to adopt resolu
tions favoring organized labor.
F. B. Daniels has received the ap
pointment of assistant general solicitor
of the Pullman palace car company.
A French syndicate will probably buy
a controlling interest in the Victor gold
mine at Cripple Creek, Col.
Great Britain paid 6A,500,000 during
the nine months ending September,
1894, for American apples.
Charles Donaldson stabbed three
times Keeper Davis at the reform school
at Jamesburg, N. Y., Thursday.
The report that Garza was killed at
Boasdel Toro Is not credited by his
friend Border Revolutionist Och" at RI
Judge Putnam, at Boston Friday
granted anew trial intheesaseof Mrs,
Gougar against Congressman Morse for
Charles F. Fitch, of New Mexico, has
been appointed topographer of the
United States geological aurvey at
$2.000 per annum.
Thirty-four saloon keepers arrested
at Cincinnati for violating the Sunday
law have been discharged because all
demanded jury trial
The north Dakota University and
normal schools will close because of
Governor Allin's cutting the appropri
ations for their support.
The debate between the law depart
ments of Georgetown and Columbaa
Universities at Washington Tuesday
night was won by the former.
President Cleveland has recognized
Francois E. Biruwvaert, consul general
of France at New York, for the states
of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware,
Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, West
Virginia, North Carolina and South
Minister Thurstoa's Ofease.
WASnINGTox, March 25.-The precise
complaint forwarded to the Hawaiian
government through Minister Willis
upon which Minister Thurston's recall
was requested, stated that he had made
statements to the press refleting upon
the American minister at lLonolule
and intended to discredit him and Im
pair his usefulness.
superintendent of theb. L N. Dea.
LorIAVIr.i.x, Ky., March 26.-W. P.
Pike. superintendent of the Louisville
and Nashville railroad, died hore yes
terday afternoon. D~eath resulted from
erysipelas from which it was thought
at the time to be only a slight injury
sustained in getting off a train at
The Etbe Case Postponed.
ROTTEmm3IA, Holland, March 22.-The.
trial of thme action of the North Gennan
Lloyd's Steamship company ,gos
the owners of the British
Crathic, for damages for the loss of t~he
steamship Elbe, was postponed for
eight days in the civil court yesterday.
L~ord Roseberry 1. Imaprov.
Lonox, March 26.-Lord Rtoseberry
is much better, as the result of being
able to get a normal amount of natural
sleep Saturday night and lust night.
The Vtce-President to St.y at loae.
Brz.oostixc~oN, Ill., March :13.-Vice
President Stevenson denied last night
that he intended to spend a portion of
the summer in Europe.
Choynski Knocks Out Creedo..
Cnzcsoo. March 22.--Dan Creedon
w'as knocked out In six rounds last
tight by Joe Choynski in this city.
;TATE or Ouzo, CITY OF TOLEDO,)i
FaN.x F. CHENEY makes oath that he
he senior partner of the tirm of F. J. CHE
EY & Co.. doing busir'esS in the City of
Loedo. Cononty an.i State af..r aid, andl~
tee of H ALL's CAriana Ucns.
FRANK J. CHENEY.
Swox n to before mec and subscribed in my
resence, this 6th day of Decemuber, A. D.
sEAI,) Notary Public.
[all's Catarrhi Cure is taken internally and
cts directly on the blood and mnucous sur
sces of the system. Send for testimonials.
F. J. C IIENEY & CO., Toledo.O0.
~Sold by Druggist, 75c.
English Spavin Liniment removes all
ard, scft or calloused lumps and blemishes
com horses, blood spavins, curbs, splints,
weeny. ring..bone, stifies, sprains, all.
wollen throats, coughs, etc. Save $50 by
se of one bottle. Warranted the most
'onderful blemish cure ever known. Sold
y R. B. Loryea, the druggist, Man
SOUTH'S TRADE GOOD
Generm Impro'ved Conditions R
ported From Large Cities.
RADSTREETS' D DUNS SUIARIES
Better Feelnas Reported From All Points, I
Based On the Recently Developed
Strength $a cotton, Flour and
Nzw Yonx, March 28.-Bradstreets
Improvement in general trade is more mark
ed, but not so general. It Is more conspicuous
at larger New England points-notably Boston
and Providence-at New York, Pittsburg, Cin- I
cinnati, Louisville and other centers along the I
Ohio river valley to St. Louis and as far west
as Kansas City. Similar reports come from
Chicago. Milwaukee, and St. Paul, the first
named announcing that smaller quantities of
four per cent money are being offered the
banks working steadily-toward a five per cent.
basis, and loans continuing to improve and I
reserves being lower than for a ycar past. 4
From other cities a better feeling is reported I
based en the recently developed strength in I
cotton, wheat and four. The widespread prev
alence of the inquiry whether this upward I
movement is the beginning of a permanent 1
recovery from the two years of depression is I
of Itself significant Wool remins nnchanged, I
although the volume of businens is smaller, I
because it is between seasons with dress I
goods mills and Australian wools are more I
popular. No changes in quotations are noted
for cosee, sugar or naval stores. On the other i
hand cotton has jumped up 5 to 16 points. 1
At Nashville, Memphis, and Savannah the I
week's volume of business is reported slightly I
in excess of a weec ago, increased demand be- (
ing noted in groceAes. hardware and agricul- I
tural implements. At no other prominent I
southern cities are gains reported except New I
Orleans, though trouble with the dock freight I
handlers has resulted in a loss of business. At a
Charleston, Chatanooga, Atlanta, Jackson- t
ville, Birmingham and Galveston trade is of I
moderate or fair volume, withoollections slow. I
Dun's Flallure teport.
The volume of business through clearing
houses gains a little, being 14.1 per cent larger
than last year, for the week, but 32.1 per cent
less than for M3. Most of the increase is at
Now York. and here and elsewhere partly due C
to active speculation. Bankers report a decid- t
ed decrease in commercial paper offered and
Western banks give evidence of a larger de
mand by reducing balances here.
Failures during the week have been 278 in
the United States against 244 last year, and 36
in Canada against 50 last year.
CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY. t
Pestence Delivery Cleark at Savannah Sao- I
pended on the Accusation.
SAVAxxAN, Ga., March 26.-Delivery
Clerk Elliott S. Payge, of the Savannah t
postoffice, has been suspended on a
charge of conspiracy, and a report of
the case has been forwarded by Post
master Haines to the postofflee depart- C
mont. The charge was made that he
attempted to influence a number of I
white clerks to combine to report
errors of a colored delivery clerk and to
protect themselves, the purpose being
to secure the negroes dismissal. The
charge was also made that a conspiracy
was formed to rid the office of the a
Catholic clerks, but this was denied
and the postoffice authorities have been
unable to get at further facts.
CONFERS WITH REPUBLICANS. C
Keaenlay Keets a Number of Distinguished t
SAvAxxA, Ga., March *2.-Governor s
McKinley, of Ohio, and party did not I
leave Thomasville for Florida yesten
day according to the programme The g
governor iL slightly indisposed and his J
physcian recommended him to remain ;
In Thomnasville until he recovers, After
the reception tendered him at the "
Mitchell house last night Governor Me- ii
Kinley had a conference with about a C
dozen politicians. One of them was J. a
C, Pritchard, a fusion senator of North ?
Carolina. The purpose of the confer- I
once was not disclosed.
THE EVANSTON DISASTER- t
8Sty Deaths Enown to Have Resulted
From the Mine Exzploslon.
EvAIBarOI, Wyoming, March 22.-An
explosion occurred at 8 p. in., Wednes
day in the Rocky Mountain Coal & Iron
company's mine, No. 5, at Red Canon.
Up to noon today 60 deaths were known I
to have resulted. The interior of the
mine is badly wrecked, caved in in
many places and full of foul air. All a
the buildings at the mouth of the mine t
were wrecked. The entrance to the c
mine is by vertical passa~res~ into the i
side of a hill, not a perpendicular shaft, o
and the workings are very extensive. t
Inceaosed Speed, Beginning Monday.
Wasuixe-rox, March 23.-Commnenc- ~
lng Monday, March 25th, the Atlantic
Coast line and the Plant system will in
erease the speed north bound of their r
New York and Florida special vestibule
train, leaving St. Augustine at 11:35 C
a. mn. instead of 9:30 a. mn., as at present, p
and arrivings at northern points at the
hAd Yet No Change in Delaware.
Dovxa, Del., March 21.-Little inter-c
eat wan shown in the senatorial contest
yesterday and only one ballot was
taken, resulting: Higgins, repuclican,
8; Addicks, republican. 5: Massey, re
publican, -'; Ridgely, democrat, 10;
Tunnell, democrat, 1: Absent 3.
Extra Session of the Missouri Legislature. C
JRFFElssox CrrY. Mo., March 26._ a
Governor Stone has decided upon call
lag the legislature in extra session.
For the first time in twenty years the A
republicans have a majority in one
branch and a blockade to needed meas
Costa lican JPrlests Accusod.
Six JOSE, Cost Rica, MarCh 2:;.-TwO 14
priests have been arrested on a charge C
of conspiring to assassinate P'resident t:
Yglesia. Four others have been ban- te
ished for revolutionary tendencies. ti
Difficulty with Nicaragua is imminent. n
Three More Train Robbers Arrested.
Corcaano Srmsos, Col.,- March 28. -
A special from Cripple (rcek. "'ol., last c
night says that three more arrests have S
been made in connection with the train h
Ipatek Amabassador to france Recalled,
P~Ams, March 26.-Leon Y. Castillo,
Spanish A mbassado.,. has been recalled.,
The Duke of Mandus will succeed him. 1
New York Charges or simetion Frauds.
NEW YOnK, March 26.-JIames F.
McDonald, of 201 We. t Seventy-Eighth
street, was arrested at noon yesterday
on four indictments for f'lony and
uey charged with viai d Lh. cleu
tion law. There are still four wvar
ants out for men Indicted for election
Appoitmnents Made by Mayor Strong.
Nxw YoBK, March 2.-Mayor Strong
ade the following appointments yes
erday : Stevenson Constable, superin
endent of buildings, to succeed Thos.
. Brady, resigned; salary $5,000 a ycar.
alph C. Williams, civil service exam
ner; salary $10 a day for each day of
Over a Million Dollar Discrepancy.
CHICAGO, March 26.-The report of
he experts who have been investi- -
ating the whiskey trust accounts
states that a discrepancy of 31.924,120
erists, which Is chargeable to the ma- a
ipulations of the officers and directorsfa
of the company. The report is verygi
EXODUS OF NEGROES
Senator Morgan Expresses His
Views on the Subject.
[ALKS FROM A SOUTHERN STANDPOINT
Ee Believes the Blacks Are Anxious to
to Emigrae and That the Whites
Want Them to Go-The Sen
WAsHINGTON, March 25. - Senator
!forgan, of Alabama, thinks the pres
mt exodus of negroes from the south
o Africa will increase rapidly in pro
yortions, and he believes that the
ime will soon come when the govern
nent of the United States will take the
natter up officially and aid in their de
ortation. In discussing the question,
Africa is the natural home of the negro, and
6 majority of them desire to return to that
ountry. They cannot well be blamed for en
ertaining that wish. for there is nothing in
his or any other white man's country for the
Lfrican race. Suflicient time has elapsed since
he slaves were emancipated to demonstrate
he white man's superiority in all the walks of
life, and my observation is that most of the
egroes are convinced already If they remain
aere they will always occupy inferior
iositions and continue as of old to be little
aore than servants.
It has been. I know, asserted that the ne
roes of this country do not want to emigrate,
iut the contrary is true. It is probably a fact
hat some of those who live in cities prefer to
emain in this country. and this. I think. is
specially true of mulattoes: but the large
iajority of the country blacks want to .:et
way, and the only thing which holds them
A re is their ignorance of the means of de
erture and their inability to pay thier pas
age. I belleve that if the means for their
ransportation could be furnished gratis, a
ilion and a half of negrocs could be trans
orted to Africa in the next twelve months.
Senator Morgan also asserted that a
arge majority of the white population
a the south would prefer to have the
rgroes go. He said:
It is certain that many of the planters, the
wners of large plnntations, prefer to iave
tem remain for the reason that they favor
Leir labor in comparison with a certain class
f whites, but this element is in the minority,
nd the poorer whites and the professional
lasses In the south prefer to have the negroes
ont away. The poor man does not want their
ompetition, and all classes object to negro
quality in political affairs. as all feel that
ey stand directly in the way of securing a
:.ore desirable class of residents, by prevent
:g immigration. Furthermore, it is not true,
i it seems to be suppsed, that only negroes
im do the labor in the southern states an as
rtion which is substantiated by the fact that
lie cotton crop of this country has increased
rom a little over three million bales before
ite war to nine million bales.
The senator expressed the opinion
hat congresswould take the problem
f exporting the negroes in hand at no
istant day. and said he expected that
rithin the next three or four years the
-overnment would be found providing
ieans for their transportation.
HE NEGRO TO BE LAID ASIDE.
trong-Features of the McKinly Program
as to Southern Republican Party.
THOXASVr.LE, Ga., March 25.-Gov
rnor McKinley has recovered suffi
iently from his attack of grip to con
nue his journey. He will leave here
day at 1:30 oclock for St. Augustine.
The Advertiser of this city is out in
n interview with one of the McKinley
.enemen, caught on the sly in which
; is claimed that the McKinley pro
rane was revealed in toto to the
LdVrtiser man. This programme
aovides as followu:
The negro Is to be laid aside and a
rhite republican party built up in the
outh. Editor Medill will not sell the
hicago Tribune to Mr, Kohlsaat or
nybody else, but will run it in the in
erest of Governor McKinley. Mr.
ohlsaat will publish a big republican
aper in the south, probably at New
irleans. The tariff question will be
lie main issue. Force bills and elec
on laws will be eschewed entirely.
'he Advertiser gloats greatly aver this
ews and claims unreservedly that it is
THE ATTACK OF THE dAPS.
bory of the Marine Battle Saturday Last
North of Makong
SHANGHAI, March 26.-Twelve Jap
nese warships made a concerted at
ak on Saturday upon the forts north
f Makong, Pescadores. Thle firing
eg-n at 12 o'clock and lasted until 3
'clock in the afternoon. 'rhe warship
len withdrew, but renewed the at
tek on1 Sunday, both by sea and land.
ommunication by telegraph for For
asa had not been restored this
lorning and the land lines communi
ting with Pescadores are still inter
~HANGES IN THE SEABOARD.
asengefr Agent Anderson to Rt lre, to lie
Seceseded by G. L. lihodes.
ArtLrra, March 25.-Rumors are
float regarding some interesting
hanges on the Seaboard Air Line. It
said that General' P'assenger Agent
.nderson is to retire antd that lie will
e succeeded by Mr. Ge'o. L. Rhodes.
ice-President St. .John brought Mr.
hodes from the Rock Island system,
pith a view to fitting him into a niche
the Seaboard Air Line. The official
sanges are to take place.it is rumored,
bout the first of next month.
HE DRUMMERS STEER CLEAR.
I Arkansais ('Ities, Nave One, Quaran
tined Against Conmmerelal Travellers.
LrrrI.E ROCK. Ark.. March 25.-Every'
ty of note on the line of railroads in
e state except Little Rock has quar
tined against all commercial travel
rs. The local authoritities say the
anden case. wherein Sam Iuekale,
xe Kansas City shirt salesman. was
,ken with smallpox, justifies the ae
on. Several exposed parties were
Lade to leave Camden yesterday.
Europe's DIplomaic Changes.
Sr. PE'-rmnun, March 25.-It is ofli
ally announced that C'ount d'Osten
acken, Russian minister to Ilavaria,
as been appointed Ambassador to
Government Troops (in Into Cuba.
IIAv.m N, March 2i.-The cruiser Al
so 1111 drrive~d yester'dy, haig on
ard 1,: 00 government troops.
G a World's Fair
. PIZ - MEDAL
o wo~-s ( And Diploma
y pg warded
and 2 MEDALI4
L U NG VWiORLDS,/$
Etch on human, mange on horses. dogs
d all stock, cured in 30 minutes by
olford's Sanitary lotion. This never
Is. Sold by R. B. Loryea, the drug
+ Manning, . C.
Means danger. It is a serious
condition and will lead to disas
trous results if it is not over
come at once. It is a sure sign
that the blood is impoverished
and impure. The best remedy Is
Whichmakes rich, healthyblood,
and thus gives strength and elas
ticity to the muscles, vigor to
the brain and health and vitality
to every part of the body.
Hood's Sarsaparilla positively
I I was troubled for a long
time with a tired feeling an
loss of appetite. After taking
three bottles of Hood's Sarsapa
rilla with Hood's Vegetable Pills,
my strength is coming back and
my appetite is restored forwhich
I am grateful." MRs. BACKEHUR,
46 Hassell St., Charlston, S. C.
Hood's Pills M y,eltoY.ne'etg
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C: H I L L.
IS JUST AS COOD FOR ADULTS.
WARRANTED. PRICE 50ets
G rLA=A .,Nov.25,13.
PW11 XedletnO CO., St. Louis, No.
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* n i ii* mr e 1 t 1895.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF CLARENDON.
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
W. Scott Harvin, Plaintiff,
John P. Broek and The Bank of
JUDCMENT FOR FORELOSURE AN SALE.
UNDER AND BY VIRTURE OF A
judgment of the Court of Common
Pleas, in the above stated action,
bearing date March 1st, A. D. 1895, I
will sell at public auction, to the
highest bidder for cash, at Clarendon
court house, at Manning, in said
county, within the legal hours for
judicial sales, on Monday, the 1st day
of April, 1895, it being salesday, the
following described real estate:
All that tract or parcel of land sit
uated in Clarendon county, in said
State, containing two hundred
acres, more or less,, and bounded on
the north by lands of James M. Rich
ardson and A. J. Holladay; on the
east by Mrs. A. J. Holladay and Mrs.
T. R. Brailsford and John 0. Brock;
on the west by John 0. Brock and A.
P. Brock; and on the south by lands
of John 0. Brock and lands of Mrs.
T. R. Brailsford.
As directed by said judgment, the
above described premises will be sold
in two parcels, as follows:
First: Said premises will be sold ex
eepting from the sale a tract of land
known as the Brewer tract, contain
ing ninety-eight acres, more or less,
and covered by the mortgage of The
Bank of Manning referred to in said
Second: The said Brewer tract will
then be sold.
Purchaser to pay for papers.
D. J. BRADHAM.
Sheriff Clarendon County.
STATE OF SOUTH GAROUNA,
COUNTY OF CLAMENDN
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
J. Wesley Broadway, Plaintiff,
Ella E. Andrews, Julia A. Hoyle,
Amanda J. Boyd, Moses L. Har
vin, William A. Harvin, and
John J. Harvin, Defendants.
JUDOMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE.
UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF A
judgment order of the Court of Com
mon Pleas, to me directed, in the
above stated action, bearing date
February 28th, A. D. 1895, 1 will sell
at public auction to the highest bid
der, upon the following terms: one
half cash and the balance on a credit
of one year secured by a bond and
mortgage of purchaser, at Clarendon
courthouse, at Manning, in said
county, within the legal hours for
judicial sales, on Monday, the Ist day
of April, A. D.1895, being salesday,
the following described real estate:
All that piece, parcel, or tract of
land, situate, lying, and being in
Clarendon county, in the State afore
said, containing fifty acres, more or
less, lying in or near Packsville, and
bounded on the north by lands of
Shadrack Robinson, east by lands of
R. J. Holladay, south and west by
lands of I. Levi, having such shape
marks and bondaries as will more
fully appear by reference to a pla of
the same made by P. G. Bimbow
D. 8., and dated October 18 14 5,
Sheriff Clarendon County.
STATE OF SOUTH GAROUNA,
COUNTY OF CLARENOON.
By Louis Appelt, Esq., Probate Judge
W HEREAS P. B. HODGE..
Nmade suit to me, to grant
him Letters of Administration,
of the estate of and effects of S. F.
These are therefore to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred
andecreditors of the said Est.SF Hodge
deceased, that they be and appear,
before me in the Court of Probate, to
be held at Manning, S. C., on the 30th
day of March, next, after publica
tion hereof, at 11 o'clock in the fore
noon, to shew cause, if any they
have, why the said Administration
should not be granted.
Given under my hand thi8 13th day
of March, Anno Domini, 1895.
[Seal.] LOUiS APPELT,
Judge of Probate, C. C.
Samuel A. Rigby,
WARRANT TO SEIZE CROP UNDER UEI.
B Y VIRTUE OF AUTHORITY VEST.
ed inime by James E. Dais C. C.
P. & G. S., I have seized and will offer for
sale on Mondayv, the 1st day of April A. D).
1895, being salesday, at the court house in
Manning. Clarendon County, State afore
said for cnsh, the following property, to
wit: About 75 bushels corn in shuck and
abont 500 lb~s, fodder, to satisfy lien in
above stated case.
DANIEL J. BRIADHAM,
Sheriff Clarendon County, S. C.
NOTICE OF REGISTRATION.
State of South Carolina,
COUNTY OF CLARENDON.
~TN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVIS
.ions of an act of the General Assembly,
ratified on the 9th day of February, 1882, I
I will be in the court house in Manning, in
the office of the clerk of the court, the first
Monday ef each month, for the purpose of
allowing persons coming of age since the
last general election to register, and to at
tend to any other business pertaining to my
official duties. G. T. WORSHAM,
Supervisor Registration Clarenidon'Co.
P. 0. Address: Sekx;, 8. C.
Notice to Creditors.
ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS,
A against the estate of A. W. Thamies
Sr., acceased. will present thema duly at
test d, aund those owing said estate 'will
make payment to
.\lxs A. W. THAMES.
Silver. March 12. 189%.
Notice to Creditor..
Ilaie y, deceand, will present them duif
at:ested, and tbose owing said estate will
make payment to M. L.EVI
.Manning, March 12, 1895.
WM. N. BAHR & BRO.,
DEALEus IN AD MNrATUEE or
Cakes, Biscuits and Plain
and Fancy Candies.
Penny Candies and Chewing Gums.
French Mixtures and