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LOUIS APPELT, EDITORr
MANNING, S. C if
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20, 180
IUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY. S(
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quent insertion, 50 cns- Obi:uaries and k
Tribntes of e spct chaged for a. reguiar v,
.naveitiseeuts. Liberai contracts made for
three, six and tweive months.
CommUnicas t be acCOmpanlieaU
-.,- ti rai na:e and ald:-ess of the writer U
'a order to receive attent:on. P
No communlicaton of a personal char- i,
aeter will be pakshed except as an adver- c
Enterea at the P'ost 0:iCeC at MSanning as
"You can fool some of the people u
all ihe time and all of the people
some of the time, but you can't fool b
all of the people all of the time.
WLat's right is right, soerv
later the meanink boasts and pre- t
en - 3ingo merchants will be
found o-t by the people.
We have done what we said. We
have but one price, the lowest. b
Sumter, S. C.
Opposite Bank of Sumter.
'TWOULD DELIGHT CHICCO.
>The correspondent-of the News and
Courier thinks it would be "imagnan- I
imous on the part of some legislator to
introduce a bill to abolish the metro
politan police system." We can not I
see wherein comes the magnaninity
to abolish a system which has give b
the city the best police protection it
has ever had, and besides the people
of Charleston have not asked any
body to take away the police; the hue a
and cry has com'e from the liquor ae
elemnent and the politicians, who are
' ofspingof that element. Let
th i .y owners have a voice, it
is that cass wh.o can appreciate police b~
p rotection, and-it is that- class who i
will stand by ,the present system. I
Charleston is too large a city to have
it policed by aldermanic influence,
because that influence is often under
another influence which is against sc
the city's moral interests. A ugusta
has been under a metropolitan sys
tem for years and it works so wellt
that it has, become a fixed institution, I
and the system in Charleston will be l
the same way as soon as the rumn
sellers, faro dealers, and politicians
are made to understand that the- -law.
abiding, property-owning citizens
- have a stronger voice in the affair of l
1the public. t
If the system is so obnoxious to H
the good citizens that it would be a
*"mnagnanimous" act for some memn
ber to introduce a bill for its abolish- a
mnent, why is it that the good citizens
of Charleston do not petition the
iegislature for the desired relief. The
The law is on the statute books and
it should remain there even if the
-commissioners ard convinced that it
is best take it off, because there is no tI
telling what emergency may arise in u
a shoit time after the legislature \
adjourns. If the law is iepealed, the 1:
-governor would have nothing to aid in
him to enforce the law and his ad- u
ministration as far as the dispensary b
maw is concerned wvould be a farce. it
The clamor kicked up by a certain b
class against the metropclitan police d
is entirelv inconsistant with the pro- h
fessions of confidence in Governor h
Ellerbe. If they are sincere in be- ft
lieving that our new governcr will
make a wise and just Executive. then ir
they ought to show their faith by 'f
their works and let him alone; how- it
ever, they do not do this, they pat tt
him on the back and caress him, with a
a constant plea to take away the d.
police acd if he does everything else t
to restore an era of good feeling in Ia
this State, and fails to take oft the tl
metropolitan police, that patting will i
turn to \vlings and the caress'ng t'n.
will turn to the strongest kid ofa
anathemas in the various foreign pl
languages, principally Italian- cc
LET OUR DISTRICTS ALONE. ie
Hon. H. Cowper Patton, of Colum- e
bia, a meclubor of the Leg'slature. has r
a scheme to put befote the General th
Assembly whereby th~e Congressional to
districts are to be changed. We do mu
not know how it will affect the sixth at
district, but upon general principles um
we are opposed to the tinkering with in:
the present arrangement. The Gen- w
.eral Assembly has enough to do -w:
without spenlding the time in fixing m
Congressional districts to b ent sh
some aspiring politicians. The peo- th
ple have not demanded any such leg th
siation and they really do not care in,
sentation in Congress will be from
ir own ranks, then why not let well
There are many things for the pub. s
good the Legislature can do. The t
ee school system needs the attention IL
the best brain of that body, and t
our law-makers will spend less t
me in making fences for their po
ical future, and more time in doing I
mething that the taxpayers can t
el a benefit from, there will not be
much unrest all over the State. '
There should be some means de- T
sed to lessen taxes. We believe it 0
mu be done by cutting down all un- e
acessary expense, and by running r
ie affairs of the government on bus- N
It costs a pile of money every day
ie Legislature is in session and we
ow that a great deal of time is
asted in the consideration of just
ich seLemes as the "Patton redis
-icting idea." Give the people such
!islation as the business conditions
emand and then stop. There is
lenty of law now in fact, more than
properly enforced, the statutes are
)nstantly being added to and
banged, even the lawyers eannot
eep up, hence the tangled condition
f things when there is a case in
>urt. Redistricting bills, concealed
eapon license bills, and all other
ills that are not a necessity should
e shelved and the entire tim
ted to makin e ter schools,
s and bridges, and a bet
r showing generallv for the taxes
iat are paid.
WE BEG TO DIFFER
'The Piedmont Headlight, edited t
y Col. T. Larry Gantt, has within
)e last few weeks turned its guns
pon the dispensary. It does not
>me right square out and make an
en fight, but by a series of argu
ents it implies an opposition far
ore damaging than a direct assault
ould be. it claims to want the con
nuance of the dispensary, but to
it the Headlight, it must be run
ithout profit and without constables,
Ath propositions, in our humble
iagement, will not hold. The dis
?sary must make profit or it will
>t be self-sustaining; the very na
re of the goods sold requires a
cofit to make good the waste, and
iides the profit is paid by the con
imer. The constable feature is a t
!cessity, for without. it, the law
ould not be respected half as much
the present law against carrying
mealed wepos All this talk of
aving the enforcement of the dis
msary law to the high moral sense r
the people is the veriest kind of
sh, and those engaging in it, know
.The idea of leaving the enforce
ent of any restriction on liquor to I
e high moral sense of the people iss
surd. If the dispensary is a good
ltion of the liquor question, let it
ad as it is; if it is not, then wipe
off the stat ute books.
We read that otherStates have seen
e wisdomnof South Carolina's liquor ~
w and are now discussing it in their
~islatures. North Carolina, where
ousands of gallons of the stuff is
ade, is about to have the law; then
ay is it that at this time when the
is working smoothly, cannot ourd
iblic men and the newspapers wait
see what the results will be. The a
eadlight has always been a strong
pporter of the law, and its kick c
lout the constables and the man
amrent generally while the question t
being pushed by the law's oppon
s has a peculiar appearence.
THE EDITOR RETRACTS.
Yesterday's News & Courier con- a
ins a sort of an apology for grat-"
tously insulting General John Gary C
~atts, in the issue of Wednesday
th inst. It is a newspapers prov
c to give news and to comment
pon the public acts of an offieial;
at when a newspaper goes out of.
way to degrade a public official
impying that said official was a
:unk, when the fact was, he was at e
post of duty attending stiictly to ~
.s business, the paper is going too g
r and needs checking. General
atts, on reading the offensive article
the News and Courier, took the J5
s train for Charleston to interview A
e editor, and after failing to get s
e desired interviewv the night of his b
'rival, he remained over the next I
y and again failed; he re- d
red to Columbia and wrote F
demand for a retraction-- h
e editor retracted. This incident il
particularly unfortunate, because a
e representatives from Charleston A
'e very anxious to show to the peo- h
e of the State, that they are in ac
rd with them in any movement 6
hich will benefit the material im-i
rest of the State, and they are p
pecially anxious to work for the y
storation of a better feeling between d
e country auni cit:. than has existed it
some years. General Watts ha;
ny friends in the law-making body t<
.d when they read the unprovoked,.
alled-for thirust at him, it was but
sturad that a Ieeling of resentment
is wrought up and the indignatiounu
s not comuined alone to the country n
ared in the feeling, and wye are told 1
at oue of them w:ote home to apply
e gag against a repetition of such b
jurious and unwarrented provo
FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY.
The United States supreme court
Lst Monday filed a decision which
istains and confirms Judge Simon
>n in his interstate-commerce ruling.
nder the decision it is unconstitu
onal for the State to seize liquor
iat is shipped in from other States
>r the personal use of the consignee.
'be dispensary law itself was not
>uched by the court, and the only
uestion before the supreme court
,as whether the State could interfer
-ith shipments from other States.
'his decision does not effect the law
eriously, true, it gives people the
ight to order the stuff from else
-here, but for the past year they
ave been doing this, under Judge
;imonton's decision and the dispen
ary was operated more successfully
ban before the decision was render
d. The fact that a man has a right
o order liquor for his personal use
toes not give him the right to order
o frequently as to put him under
uspicion, because under Simonton's
uling if the liquor shipped from out
ide the State is not for personal use,
t can be seized as contraband. When
he case was appealed we had hope
he whole question would be settled,
)ut as the matter stands now, only a
ittle piece of the dog's tail has been
:hopped off, and the contention will
:ontinue un"i t.he hig-c c.urt in
wtanid-efinately decides whether
he State has the right to control the
iquor traffic to the extent of engag
og in its sale; not until then, will the
)eople have a rest on this much vexed
tuestion, and we believe that the
awyers should arrange a test case
with the attorney general and have
he question settled one way or an
ther for all time.
TELL YOUR TROUBLES TO
Col. Henry Ragin Thomas, of the
ailroad commission, has sprinkled
alt upon the official beds of his col
agues, and in his minority report
e uses some heavy strictures against
be chairmau and clerk. Col. Thom
s unravelled his tale of woe to the
ublic in the newspapers, and his
nal bow he mages to -tbe General
,ssembly in the shape of a minority
eport, and a request that the com
ission be required to pay for the
rinting. While all of this is going
n, the friends of Evans, Wilborn and
)uncan are quietly smiling and whet
Eng their knives upon their shoe
)les for Thomas's scalp.
The worst day's work any man in
olitics can engage in, is the airing of
is political troubles in the newspa
ers and Mr. Thomas has been ex
edingly unfortunate in this respect.
tmatters not whether he is right
r wrong, the fact that he complaine
f his brother commissioners lower
2g the freight rates on fertilizers is
afficient to turn the people who are
>be benefitted against him.The peo
le do not care whether the railroads
iake money or not; what they want
cheap hauling and the commission
c who endeavors to prevent it only
rings down their wrath upon him.
ELLERBE IS GOVERNOR.
The inauguration of Governor W,
[ Ellerbe and Lieutenant Governor
[.B. McSweeney took place lastMon
ay with imposing ceremonies. The
ddress of the new governor is brief
'hen compared with that of his pre
ecessors, but it is fnll of sound and
'holesome thought; conservative in'
>e, and with not a particle of par
san feeling, it is bound to commend
self to the entire Democracy of the
ate. Hie advocates the dispensary
s the best solution of the liquor
roblem and having been elected by
high complimentary majority,
rich showed him to be the choice
f both uadions, let us hope that a
ew era has set in and from now on,
se rancor of factional strife will end.
Lovernor Ellebe's inaugural address
to be taken as the compass to guide
is administration the people of South
arolina can rest assured that as far
s lies in the power of their newEx
utive the laiws will he faithfully ad
iini:,tered and that he will be the
overnor for the entire people.
In the election of a successor to
udge Joseph H. Earle, the General
.ssembly has plenty of material to
leet from; factional lines will not
e drawn, and they should not be.
2 our opinion the two strongest can
idates will be Solicitor Ansell and
[on. John E. Breazele. The former
as an excellent record as a prosecut- I
ig officer and has many friends
aong the members of the General
ssemibly. Hon. J. E. Breazele also
as a host of friends in the Assembly.1
Swas an active member of the low
Shouse for a number of years and
identinied with nearly all of the im
ort ant legislation for the past six
ears. lie was a prominent candi
ate for the place he now seeks, but
was at a time when the sentimenti
reailed, to extenid the olive brauch
>our brethern on the other side of
e fatctional fence, as a consequence
[r. Bre'izele was sacrificed and Hon.
H. Earle was made judge. A great,
any feel that .Mr. Breazele should
> be Judge Earle's successor and
e number ourselves among them. It
not fiom any- factional preferene
.at we have reached this conclusion
it the circumstances surrounding
r. Breazele, in our opinion, makesi
m the logical candidate.
Y TANKEEDOM'S BLACK
The Massachusetts republicans ar
rery much chagrined over the elec
ion of Isaac B. Allen, the negr
-oucillor-elect, to the governer. Al
en was put forward for this high an<
mportant position in a spirit of ful
md by some turn in the politica
,%heel he received more votes thai
.iis comDetitors and he was declare<
lected. He is an eye sore to th,
espectable republicans and all effort
.o oust him have proved unavailing
arge offers of money have been mad,
.o get him to resign, but the cooi
lolds the fort. In an interview Al
en explained the first shock to hi
,ense of honor and patriotism in thi
"A few days after I was elected I met oi
he street a man whom I knew well, wh
'aid: "Allen, your fortune is made. Ther
s no need for your worrying any mor
ibout earning a lividg. I have a check fo
k3,010 in my pocket, and it's yours if yo,
vill resign or get out as councillor."
'Never,' said I, I' am in this to stay. I
is a race matter with me. You have no
got money enough to buy me out."
Next two men came to my house an,
tendered me a check for $10,000 if I woul,
go to Europe for a year, 'for my health,' a
he expressed it. They said that the mone
was contributed by prominet Republican.
Us my refusai they said they would mak
it $20.000 if I desi.ed. I thereupon ordere
them to leave the house, and could wit!
ailficulty restrain myself from throwin
them out bodily.
"I put my raca above money, party o
nything else, and I would not disgrace il
Yes, sir.-ur 'going to advise the Governor
and shall be on hand at every meeting c
Allen has got a hold on the as
thetic Massachusetts people and h
realizes it. He knows full well tha
he will never again occupy a big]
political position and as the place h
now holds is second in importance t
governor, he will content himsel
with what he has without regard t
the feelings of his Yankee friend
If such an accident happened in th
South, those Massachusetts "humar
itarians" would raise their hands i
boly horror at the attempt to bu
:ut the colored man, but as the sho
s pinching our "Puritan" friend
md the smell of coon is obnoxious t
their sensitive olfactory's, we sup
pose they think the rest of mankin,
hould sympathize with them, bu
hey wont. We hope Allen will con
inue making the dose as nauseous a
We offer One Hundred Dollars R-ewar
or any case of Catarrh that cannot b
ured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props. Toledo, C
We the undersigned, have known F. J
'heney for the past 15 years, and believ
inm perfectly honorable in.all businesi
:ransactions and financially able to carr;
)ut any obligations made by their firm.
West & Trnax, wholesale druggists, Toledc
). Walding, Kiunau & Marvin, wholesal
ruggist Toledo, Ohio.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
~cing directly upon the blood and mnucon
urfa~ces of the system. Price, '75c, pe
ottle. Sold by all druggists. Testimon
The fight against our election law
>roke out again. This time the on
~laught will be made on the consti
~utionality of our registration laws
['he contestants, of course, expect ti
ilso make their fight in Congress an<
lepend upon the big republican ma
ority to give them victory. Shoul<
.he courts decide in their favor, th,
>arriers which prevent them fror
ver riding us, will be removed, an<
hen the white people will be force<
o undergo the experiences of thi
ays prior to 1876. With this con
lition staring us in the face an effor
s being made by some amnbitiou
oliticians to disrupt our presen
:ongressioinal lines, and change then
>ack to where they' were wvhen Soutl
lrolina had a full republican delega
ion in the national house of repre
;entatives. We de not believe ther<
s a representative in the sixth dis
rict who will east his vote fof' thi
THE GRANDEST REM1EDY.
Mr. R1. B. Greeve, merchant, of Chil
onwie, Ya , tities that he had consnmp
ion, was given up to 5', songht all medi
l treatment that tuoney eculd procure
ried all cough remedies he coniad hear ol
..t got no rehef; spenit many nights sittin,
ip iu a chair; was induced totry Dr King'
Kw Discovery, and was cnred by use C
wo bottles. For past three years has beer
ttending to business, and says Dr. King'
few Discovery is the grande-st remedy eve
nade, as it has done so much for him an(
LIso for obherns in his commanity. Dr
ing's New Discovery is gnaranteed fo
oughs, Colds and Consumption. I
lon't fail. Trial bottles free at R. E
~orea's. drug store.
Governor Evans, in his report c
he condition of Clemson College, dit
be institution a service when hi
showe3 its weak places, but by do
ng so he rufled our Senior Senator
ho is a trustee of Clemson. If thi
nformation and figures furnished th<
~overnor arc correct, there is some
bing in need of looking after, and
s far better for the future of the col
ege that its friends find the leak is
rder that the proper remedies ma:
>e applied. We venture to say, tha
he governoi's message, although un
>alatable to some, will have the effec
>f making a more careful busines
nanagement in the future, and th<
ery things he complains of will re
:eive special attention.
SOMIETHING TO KNO W.
It may be worth something to knowv tha
e very best medicine for restoring tb<
ied out nervous system to a healthy vigo:
s Electric Bitters. The medicine is purel)
egetable, acts by civing tone to the nerve
etres in the stomach, gently stimulate:
be liver and kidneys, and aids these or
'ans in throw'ing off impurities in the
ioelI. Eletric Uitters improves the op
etite, aids digestton, and is prononeed
vthose who have tried it as the very besl
dod puritier and nerve tonic. TIrv it
old for 50c or SI.00 per bottle at R. B
aoryea's drug store.
Tue farmers' alliances of [Kansas
nd Nebraska at their annual meet.
zgs this month will wind up theii
ifair nr1 di;anr1
If the legislature accomplished
anything so far.outside of inducting
the Governor and Lieutenant Gover
- nor into office, we have not been able
to see it. True, it takes about a
week for the committeas to shape
out the work and we hope from now
on, there will be some good solid
1 work done.
I Lieutenant Governor McSweeney
a upon taking the oath, did not out-line
3 any particular policy, nor was it in
cumbent upon him to do ro, but he
3 placed himself on record to know no
1 faction in the discharge of his duties
- as presiding officer of the senate.
s Ex Governor Evans did the grace
ful act last Monday eveuing in teud
1 ering Governor Ellerbe a reception
at the mansion. It was a great sue
e cess and one of the most brilliant
r events that has taken place in Colum
bia in many years.
The Senatorial fight in North Car
i olina continues to be bitter and as
s between Butler, the populist, and
Pritchard, the republican, the demo
e crats do not care a cent. It is a case
2 of Indian and the buzzard, for the
i democrats either way.
Many merchants are well aware that thei
customers are their best friends and take
f pleasure in supplying them with the best
goods obtainable. As an instance we men
tion Perry & Cameron, prominent drug
gists of Flushing, Michigan. They say:
e "We have no hesitation in recommending
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to our cus
tomers, as it is the best cough medicine
2 we have ever sold, and always gives satis
faction." For sale at 25 and 50 cents per
e bottle by R. B. Loryea's drug store.
f For a pain in the chest a pitee of flaiu
nel dampened with Chaiaberlain's Pain
Balm and bound on over tLe seat of the
- pain, and another on the back between
the shoulders, will afford prompt relief.
This is especially valuable in cases where
- the pain is caused by a cold and there is a
tender-cy toward pneumonia. For sale by
R. B. Loryea, the druggist.
3 Sheriff Pierson, of Sunter county,
s made himself famous throughout the
) Union by his telegram, asking Gov
vernor Evans to send him a cannon,
I to shoot a coon after he was treed.
t Captain Pierson will hereafter be re
- ferred to as the "artillery sheriff' and
s the name will cling to him so long as
i Bank failures continue to be re
e ported. Two National barks in Ken
tucky closed up last Monday.
e Last Saturday was set apart for
memorial services in honor of the
late speaker Crisp, 'and our repre
sentative congressman John L.
e Laurin paid a magnficient tribute
to the memory of the great Demo
- PAIN IN THE SIDE.
Chesterfild, S. C., Dec. 21, 1896. "I have
taken Ho'd's Sarsaparilla and Hood's Pills
S with beneifit. I was troubled with a pain
in my back and side and was not able to
-work, but I have not been trouble I in this
- way since taking these medicines, and I
am very much pleased with them." "Miss
'Mary E. Cate.
>Hood's Pills act harmnonionsly with
Thomas & Bradham are going to put
every farmer in the contity in a position to
buy a wagon and a bruggy. They tive just
received a car load of both.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
- COUNTY OF CLARENDON.
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
tWilliam F. B. Haynsworth and B.
Pressley Barron, as Quialitied Exec
3utors of the Last Will and Testa
Sment of Samuel C. C. Richardson,
- Caroline Johnson, Eliza Jochnson, and
William Junius Johnson, Defend
Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale.
UNDER AND BT VIRTU2 OF A
Judgment Order of the Court of
Common Pleas, in the abiove stated
action, to me directed, bearing date
-October 19th, 1895, I will sell at pub
lic-e auction, to the highest bidder,
upon the terms mentioned below, at
Clarendon Court House, at 3anning,
in said County, within legal hours
for judicial sales, on Monday, the 1st,
day of February, 1897, being sales
day, the following described real es
S"All that plantation or tract of
rland, situate and being in Santee
township, County of Clarendon and
-State aforesaid, containing one hun
dred and eighty-nine and one-half
tacres, more or less, and bounded as
-follows, to wvit:
On the north by lands of Mrs. M1.
Ml. Davis: on the east by lands for
fmerly of Joseph Sprott: on the south
by land of Estate of James J. Frier
son; and on the west by lands of the
grantor therein. Th le said described
premises being the same conveyed
to Isaac Johnson by Walker & But
ler, by deed dated March :Jrd, 187:3."
Terms: One-half cash, and the
balance on a credit until 1st Novem
ber, A. D. 18906, to be secured by bond
and maortgage of the premises to be
tPurchaser to pay for papers.
- DANIEL J. BRADHAM,
Sheriff Clarendon County.
Manning, S. C., Jan. 6, 1807.
The first session of the Clemson
Agricultural College will begin T 'burs
day, February 18th, 1807.
To the two regular four-year cour
ses leading to the degree of Bachelor
of Science, a special two-year course
in Mechanics and Engineering has
The courses of Instruction include
the following subjects; Agriculture,
Chemistry, Horticulture, Dairying,
eterinary Science, Botany, Geology,
Mineraogy, Mechanical, Electrical
and Civiil Engineering, English,
Mathematics and history.
Board, washing, fuel, lights for
session of 40 weeks, $59.00
For catalogue containing full par
E. B. CRAIHuEAD',
Clemson College, S. C.,
is a vicorous feeder j -
sponds well to lib
tion. On corn lar
increases andQ th-e s co
if properly treatcd
tilizers containing no .L
A trial of this plan cn s
little and is sure to ld a
Al! abcu: Potash-: e resultos I- he act1 . c.
periren: en the bz.: far:n, i:: t" L'. : c -
told in a l:..c book which we :o I
m i frce to any farmer i it:r.yr wh. : .t . r t
GERMAN ALI wORK ..
OFFICE COUNTY AUDITOR,)
Manning, S. C., Dec. 16, 1896.
The Auditor's office will be open
from the first day of January, 1897,
to the twenth day of February, 1897,
to receive returns of personal prop
erty for taxation in Clarendon county
for the year 1897 and for the conven
ience of tax-payers will have deputies
at each of the places named.below
to receive returns forthe said year:
:Pinewood, Monday, January 11th,
Packsville, Tuesday, January 12,
*Panola, Wednesday, January 13th,
David Levi's Store. Thursday, Jan
uary 14th, 1897.
Summerton, Friday, January, 15th,
Brunson's X Roads, Saturday, Jan
uary 16th, 1897.
Jordan, Monday, January 18th,
-Johnson's Store, in St. Mark's
township, on Raccoon road, near
Duffle's old store, Tuesday, January
Foreston, Wednesday, January
Wilson's, Thursday,January 21st,1897
Alcolu, Friday, January 22nd, 1897.
V. M. Youman's, Saturday, Jan- a
uary 23rd, 1897.
Saul's Store, Monday, January
New Zion, T uesday, January 26th,
W. J. Gibbon's, Wednesday, Jan
uary 27th, 1897.
J. J. McFaddin's Store, Thursday,
January 28th, 1897.
McIntosh's Store, Midway town
ship, Friday, January 29th, 1897.
Taxpayers return what they own
on the first day of January, 1897.
All personal property, must be re
turned this year.
Assessors and taxpayers will enter
the first given name of the taxpayer
in full, also make a separate return
I for each party for the township the
property is in, and where the tax
payers owns realty, to insert the
post office as their place of residence,
and those who only own personal
property, to give the party's name
who owns the land they. live on as
their residence, which aids the tax
payer as well as the county treasurer
in making the collections and pre
Every male citizen between the
ages of twenty-one and sixty years
on the first day of January, 1897, ex
cept those incapable of earninig a:
support from being maimed, or :'rom
other causes, shall be deemed tax
able polls. This does not apply to
Confederate soldiers over fifty yeirs
All the returnsthat are made after
the twventieth day of February will
have a penalty of 50 per cent, added
thereto, unless out of the county
during the time of listing. Not
knowing the time of listing is no ex
The assessing and collecting of
taxes is all done now in the same
year, and we have to aggregate the
number and value of all the horses,
cattle, mules, &c., and their value
that there is in the county, and have
same on file in the Comptroller Gen
eral's office by the thirtieth~ day of
June each year. And from that
time to, the first day of October each
year the auditor's and treasurer's
dluplicate has to be completed and
an abstract of the work in the Comp
troller's office by that time, which
will show at a glance that the audi
tor has no time to- take in returns
or do anything else much, between
the first day of March and the first
day of October each year, but work
on the books and blanks. Therefore
I hope that all taxpayers will do me
the favor of making their returns in
J. ELBERT DAVIS,
Auditor Clarendon County.
NEW BEEF MARKET!I
Edinii Scott, Burtcher.
Fresh fat Beet and Pork every
<!a. btebredbyone skilled
SAUSAGES, BLOOD and LIVER
l'LDDINGS a specialty.
I do not allow" Langers-on to
lo'af aroundI my market, and
can guarantee everything
bought from mec to be clean.
I wlil deliver to the houscs
My market house is opposite
ligby's store and I ask for a
share of the patronage.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF CL.AREN DON.
By Louis Appelt, Esq., .Judge of Probate.
y\ HEREAS, DR. L. M. WOODS
made suit to me to grant him
lecters of administration, with
will annexed, of the estate of and (
effects of Charlotte Woods.
These are therefore to sight and
admonish all and singular the kin
dred and creditors of the said
Charlotte Woods, deceased, that
they be and appear, before me, in the
Court of Probate, to be held at Man
ning,on the:25th day of January next,
after publication hereof, at 11 o'clock
in the forenoon, to show cause, if
any they have, why the said admiin-D
istration should not be granted. 11
Given under my hand this 13th day
of January, A. D. 1897.
[SEAL.] LOUIS APPELT,
Judge of Probate.
JOHN 8. WILSON,I
Attorney and Counselor at Law, i
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