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LOUIS APPELT, EDITRi.
MANNING, S. C.:
WEDNESDAY. JUNE 15. 18,8.
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DID YOU SPEAK, BRi)THIER JONEs
Who is there that reads the com
munication from A. C. Jones chair
man of the Executive connittee of
the Prohibition party that is not in
pressed; tLe shrewd wanner he ad
vertises the Philadelphia concern
that he is representing, and was at
the time he obstructed the enforc
ment of the dispensary law. And all
through his lengthy letter he has not
attempted to deny any statement we
have made, but he does admit his
connection with the State goverment
prior to 1890, and goes off among the
dead to prove that he declined a COL
tinuance in office. Brother Jones
seems to have a peculiar way of mak
ing statements and then give as ref
crences, men who are in their graves.
It will be remembered, Brother Jones
stated iecently that General Farley
told him "he was not surprised, that
the men did not obey orders" and in
effect created the impression that
Farley approved of the militia refus
ing to respond to Governor Tillman's
command when he undertook to quell
the riot in Darlington and save the
State constables from being lynched.
Dead men cannot speak and it is easy
to refer to them without fear of
being contradicted. Major Leit
ner, who Mr. Jones says insisted on
his remaining chief clerk of the
Secretary of State's office is also dead;
so it is seen how conveniently the
dead can be used to suit one's pur
pose. But Jones gives a plausible
reason for not wanting to stay on; it
is, that his salary since 188G has
averaged one thousand dollars a year
more than when he was in the
State's service. Now Brother Jones
we wish to assure you it is pleasing
to hear that you are doing so nicely,
but please explain wvhy you have, with
all of this increased wealth rolling into
your pockets, deprived worthy young
men and women from earning an hon
est living by taking a position since
1886 in the engrossing department
of South Carolina. There were lots
of widows of confederate soldiers and
orphan-daughters of confederate sol
diers, and young men equally as com
petent as Mr. Jones struggling hard
to carry bread home to their families
turned away,because in the engrossing
department the pla'ees were filled by
men who were making a thousand
dollars a ; ear more than the salary
of the chief clerk of the Secretary of
State; surely, no humanitarian can
with consistency take the bread from
his fellow man's mouth, and if our
friend is so solicitous for the wvelfare
of mankind that he would dash the
cup from his lips, why was he not
equally so, when his fellowman in
need, was seeking labor at the doors
of the engrossing department and was
turned away because the desks were
filled by at least one man who boasts
of making at that time, an average of
one thousand dollars a year more
tha~n the salary he was getting as
chief clerk for a number of years.
Mr. Jones' boastful confession con
victs him of official greed and it does
not soeak well for his "holier than
thou" record. We said that Jones
is a politician of the days prior to
1890 and if his own letter does not
confirm what we said then-we do not
understand it. He quit the office to
make more, nevertheless he can not
deny that after he declined Major
Leitner's invitation to remain he did
go back to the State House when the
legislature was in session and again
sucked the government teat.
As to his "advising the citizens of
Manning not to tear down the dis
pensary" we cannot say; it is th~e
first time we have had any intimation
that such a move was even thought
of here. We knew that a few of our
citizens were opposed to the military
going to Darlington, but we did not
believe they had any idea of resorting
to violence. We agree with Mr.
Jones that "sober men are as a rule
peacemakers," but at the same time
we do know that some men were so
intensely bitter in their political prej
udices at that time, they did not
act soberly nor sanely and friend
Jones, we fear, was among the num
ber. The fact that he opposed the
government in the execution of the
law was nothing more or less than
aiding and encouraging lawlessness.
We never questioned Mr. Jones' De
lid not have opinions Of his on,
and we accord to him the same right
as we take-to think for ourself.
Mr. Jones' third division of our
editorial leads off with an indirect
appeal to the preachers and women
to push forward the mite box that
the necessary funds be come-at-able
for the expenses of the Prohilition
Our friend Jones savs that "Messrs..
Timmerman, Tompkins and Epton
were represented as strong Prohibi
tionists or thev would not have been
suggested by our convention." It is
very strange that the convention was
made up of such innocents that they
did not know Timmerman introduced
the dispensary bill in the Senate, and
Tompkins was a member of the State
Board of Control. But then, after the
convention they found out that Tim
merman and Tompkins were neither
in favor of the Prohibition movement.
Why did they~ invite Tompkins off,
and permit Timmerman to remain,
when both are in the same boat?
Then there is Thompson, a nominee
who is said to be a high license man,
and Epton, a dispensary man, they
are allowed to stick as having been
suggested by this convention which
was not authorized by the Demo
cratic party, but in distiuct defiance
of the constitution of that party.
Mr. Jones says "the charge that
Prohibitionists are making the fight
with ex-barkeeoers is not true." We
take issue with our philantL -pic (?)
friend right here, for we know it to
be a fact that many of the ex-bar
keepers and notorious blind tiger
men are enthusiastic supporters of
the Prolbition ticket and they do
not attempt to conceal it either, and
here is where Jones, the immaculate,
injects a little more of his political
strategy and by it we do not .doubt
that his sweet words will have an en
couraging effect on those for whom
they are intended.
Jones says in his letter, "there are
just as good men in the State who
sold whiskey under the old bar-room
system as the men who are keeping
dispensaries." While we give Mr.
Jones credit for being a good poli
tician, yet he lacks one very neces
essary essential - memory In the
Newberry county convention in ad
vocating his Prohibition theory lie
said: "No man can sell whiskey either
under the bar system or the dispen
sary and be respectable." The dif
ference is this, Jones was not at
that time trying to catch the whiskey
dealer's vote, and they could not be1
respectable, but now, that vote wvill
go towardis helping the ticket he is
chaperoning and on the principle of
"all's fair in love and war;" they can
be as respectable as anybody else, at
least for the time being; his lan
guage is fitted to the occasion. MIr.
Jones thinks our editorial was so un
fair that he concluded it wa written
by the "devil" in the editor's absence,
or that the editor had been spending
several days at the State dispensary."
The editorial criticized contained
a statement of facts not denied in the
ingeniously written advertisement of
Mr. A. C. Jones, who has recently
returned with samples from P'hiladel
phia for his fall trade; it was not
written by the "devil," but wve imag
ine our "holier than thou" friend
who grabs the official emoluments
in reach, wonders how the "devil"
we found out so much about him,
and while we wvere in Columbia
spending several days some of the
candidates on the Prohibition ticket,
nominated in violation of the consti
tution of the Democratic party, wvere
0T~OERNOR ELLERBE RELIES ON
The political croakers who are en
deavoring to manufacture sentiment
against Governor Ellerbe because he
would not lend himnself to be their pli
ant tool have not, with all of their ma
chinations, succeeded in striking ter
ror into that official. Governor El
lerbe has more faith in the people to
whom he feels responsible than in
the scheming politicians, and in a re
cent interview he strikes a note which
wvill impress the people with being
the sincere words of a man who re
cognizes himself the servant of the
people. Governor Ellerbe said:
"I do not believe that I wvill lose moro
than five or six counties at the outside. I
have received the most encouraging letters
from every section of cur State, and they
report the people as practically unanimous
for me. 31r. Brunson has the only issue
in the campaign, that of prohibition .
the dispensary. Ut if the people declare
for prohibiton. and the Legislature enacts
a prohibition law. MIr. BSrunson neither
can or will do more to carry out that law
than myself. I enforced the dispensary
law as I found it on the statute books, and
endeavored to dlo so with as little friction
as posbe I shall enforce any law that
the Leislature enacts, for I have sworn to
do so. As to Col. Watson's candidacy, he
has now adopted my plhitforw, andt there is
no issue between us. But as I have only
served one term, and have done nothing to
forfeit the confidence or trust of the people
of :uv State, I do not simply believe that
they will repudiate mec simaply to put an
other nman in office, to carry on the work I
have muapped out. Senator Arcber has
libd on Mir. Whitman'is pl-.tform, and
it will be incumbent on these gentlemen
to convince the voters that they want ou
e~leges stranglel. I pro'pose to conduct
the caig algrx on a high plne anal i
not, nnder any ciicumstances, induiae i
personaltes or abus. I hol rather rtiro
to my farm and withdraw from the raen
than succe through such methods. Tihe
pope have a right to know what account
1 have to give of my stewariship,. and I
shall prove to their satisf iction that I have
of my ability. I have been unfortunate in
having so many appointments to make, for
I must anger every man who failei in ni
ambition. But I do not think the people
will be controlled by disappointed nuen.
who would have doIubtless supported ne
hid it been in myspower to rewar.l them.
I have endleavored, in tilling the pos:tions,
to select wen who were in every way com
petent, and Whom I beli-ved would satisfy
the people they were to -erve. Ilt I alu
proud o one fact- -Ouring uy aitninistra
tion not a taint of supicion ha; been at
tache I to aty Man or departmient of the
State governzuent. To defeat ne for a Svc
ond term mny opponents will hav- to prw
to the people that I ain grossly incomnpe
teLnt. This they cannot do. I a;:: wil:ine
for the largest size search light to bo turnes
not only ,)n :11V official act , but my private
i:0. 1 am contident of re-eleejio~t"
The United States governumetnt will
issue $200,000,000 of 3 per cent bonds
in denominations from $d0 to $10.000
here is a fiue opportunity fLr our
Southern people to invest their pro
fits from 5 cent cotton.
Uncle Geoge Tillman's Platform
impresses us as being the attempt of
an old man in his dotage to array
the country against the towns. It is
a mass of unjust, as well as unwise
ideas and will only furnish a subject
to create unrest and dissatisfaction
among the people.
As we predicted last week Chair
manJones of the Prohibition executive
committee has withdrawn the nomni
nees of the prohibition convention.
le announces that his party will not
1me a State ticket, but will make the
ight for representatives in the legis
lature. This is what they should
have done at first.
We are informed that Captain D.
J. Bradham contemplates being a
candidate for the oflice of Secretary
of State. There is no doubt in our
mind that if he enters the race he
will make his opponents lay awake
nights calculating how to stop the
tide of popularity that will rise in his
favor. Captain Bradham has a host
of friends all over South Carolina and
when he takes the field he will not
bave to carry his credentials along
with him. The State campaign opens
in Orangebnrg tomorrow and should
our friend decide, he will make it
known then, and he will win.
The accounts published from Tan
pa about the conduct of negro sol
diers are so revolting in their nature
that many decent papers are pre
vented from giving the public a full
and detailed statement of the condi
tions existing there. There is, how
ever, enough to caution the govern
ment about having negro soldiers.
Uncle Sam may as welt understand
that Southern white soldieis are not
going to submit to anything that
smacks of social equality wvith ne
groes, and if the government persists
in forcing comradeship between the
whites and blacks, it will create a rev
olution among the men who have en
listed to fight for the flagr of the na
tion). To convince those who are
clamoring for the negroes to be sent
to the front that they are mistaken
a eds only to have their attention
called to the conduct of black sol
diers wvhen clothed with the uniform
of the government.
Clarendon needs a delegation in
the lawmaking department of this
govern ment who can devote time to
ascertaining the needs of the county.
Our representatives whose terms ex
pired with the last session did take
an interest in the legishttion which
affected this county and we had a
delegation that won the respect of
their collegues. All of these gentle
men will not stand for re-election;
Hon. WV. C. Davis is in the army, and
Senator J. H. Lesesne has told us
that his business affairs prevents him
from standing for re-election. It is
therefore necessary even if our other
representatives, will consent to run,
to select a Senator and a member of
the lower house, and it is our duty
to not neglect this matter. If the
people are indifferent, and it should
happen that we are poorly represent
ed, they will have no one to blame
but themselves. What is needed, is
broad-minded business men, who
have the courage of their convictions,
and wvho know the needs of the peo
ple that honor them. Workers not
orators mnake representatives which
bring good results, and the men to
fill these positions of honor should
be sought by the people, instead of
seeking the place themselves.
Since writing our reply to M~r.
Jones the nominees of the Prohibi
tion convention has been withdrawvn
and this settles the matter as far as
that suggested ticket is concerned.
But before there was any notice ser
ved that these nominees had been
withdrawn, MIr. Joel E. Brunson the
nominee for Governor filed a pledge
"that he is not nor will he become
the candidate of any faction, either
privately or publicly suggested, other
than the regular Democratic nomi
nation." MIr. Brunson in a card to
the State sayvs "I do not regard the
Prohibitionists of our State as a dis
tict faction, for in truth, they come
from both Reform and Cc us-rvative
ranks." Mir. Brunson was suggested
publicly by a body of men assembled
from various counties of the State,
and the assemblage which honored
him with the suggestion was regular
executive committee not only for the
State, but also for the counties, and
besides the executive committee
through its chairman has issue an ap
peal for funds to defray the campaign
expeses; after all of this, to say that
he was no suggested by a faction, is
to our mind iaost ridiculously absurd
and his signing that pledge will not
raise him in the estimation of the
The Abbeville Medium in an edi
torial last week made it clear that the
prohibitionists are a faction and un
der the constitution cannot have vot
es counted in the primary. It also
shows that the executive committee
straddled the Mower questions and
gave a meaningless answer. The
Medium is about iight; the commit
tee.had no right to do other than
what article VIII lays down which
reads as follows:
"The State Executive Committee is
charged with the exeention and direction bf
the policy of the patty in this State, sub
ject t) tohis constitution, the princpie, Ie
e ir the! p):a*.oi in of principles uitd
snhcli itructiosis. by rtsolutioiis to othr
Wi,, as i State Conven1tion miaLv from t'nle
ti time adlopt A..
The platform of the Democratic
party for this year contains a dispen
sary plank, the constitution of the
party prohibits factional candidates.
The committee "charged with the
execution and direction of the poli
cy of the party" have seen fit to stretch
their authority and permit nien to
I run the primary whether they favor
the platform of the party or not; this
much is settled and men disapprov
ing of the dispensary plank in the
platform can run, but what is to be
done with the nominees of the pro
hibition partN? The committee de
cided that thbey have no right as such,
to run in the primary. The whole
truth of the matter is, the committee
is composed of too many men with
political aspirations and they were
afraid to do their whole duty. The
voters however, will take hold of this
matter at the proper time and they
will show our State executive coin
mittee that the Democratic party has
no iudia rubber constitution.
There is more catarib in this section of
the contry than all other diseases put to
gether, 'and until the last few years was
slupse d to be ineurable. For a great
many years doctors pronounced it a local
dises , ani prescribed locedi remedies, and
by constintly failing to cure with local
tr2atnett, pronounced it incurab!e. Sci
eio-e hi:v proven catarrh to be a constitu
tional disease, and therefore requires con
stitutional treatmen t. Hali's CaLtirrh Cure,
manlufzured by F. J. cheney & o., Tol
edo, Ohio, is the only constitutional cure
on the market. It is tlken internally in
doses from 10 drops to a teaspoonful. It
acts directly on the blood and mucous sur
faces of the system. They offer one hun
dred dollars for any case it fails to cure.
Send fe~r cirenh:irs and testimonials. Ad
dress, F. J. CHnEm & C:>., Toledo, 0.
Sold by druggists, 75c.
Ilall's Family Pills are the best.
ilHT, SUlE, BROTHER!
Ex-IBarkeepers are Respkectazble Now.
Newberry, S. C., June 8, 1898.
Mr. Louis Appelt, Editor MANGs
TDIES, Manning, S, C.
My Dear Sir: On my return to the
State from Philadelphia, wvhere I
have been for the past twvo weeks,
getting my samples ready for my fall
trip, my attention was called to the
following editorial which appeared
in your paper June 1st, during my
1. 'lhe head of the Prohibition party's
machinery is sueh a strong advocate for
the politeal success of his party, that he
wouhi not mind gt ttirig in tile way of the
legal authorities to prev'ent themi from en
forcing tihe dispensary jaw, Hie has done
that v'ery thing in the days gone hv; sneh
a zealous politieal-Prohibitionist as A.
Cr-ine Jones, the politicid-dry goods drum
mer for a Northern concern, would give
the blind tiger carte-blanche, provided, nev
ertheless, notwithstanding the .said blind
tigers will give his Frohibition for-princi
ple (?) party their voes He hais the bbhmd
st kind of a snile, and in polittes he is
like the darkey's mule. "yer triis' emi, he
to' vo' shut."
2.'Jones is a graduate of the political
sebool, l~rior to 1890t; his eiurity manner
and i ersuasive suile was one of the en
tiing features of the Secretary of State's
office yesrs ago. He held down a clerk
ship in that office and he was regarded a
handsome, ambitious fellow, with a good
rospect of sonie dhay being Secretary of
State. H~e was shrewd and caleuiating, buit
whn the potl.tical clouds gathered in 1890
Jones, like his preceptors, lost his reckon
ing, and alter the storm paissed over, our
friend Jornes, now chlairman of the IFrohi
i tion State Executive Conmm: ttee, was
discovered endeavoring to crawl out frotn
nder the de-bris. As soon as he could get
himself toget;.er he reahized that his condi
tion might cause him to be taken fer D~ennis
instead of Jo'ies so he gathered up a grip
nack,turned up his nose at politics, and on
the road as a drummer he went. Then when
the deplorable "Darlington riot" oeunred,
Jones' political instinct came to the sur
face and exhibited itself in the dfort to ob
struct the constitned authorities in execn
tiog the law. Now we hear of him again
in a new role, the head of a cold water
army, we presnme he might be spoken as
"Immaculate Jones;" this time he wants
boodle to aid him in spilling the wine
when it was red.
3. Jones calls upon the preachers and
the ladies to help him turn the cup from
the lips of his fellow-man; why does he
call on ministers and ladies? Has he not
on his ticket Hion. W. H. Timmernian svho
introduced the dispensary bill in tihe State
Senate and who declared himself to be un
favor able to the Prohibition platform and
noinees? Has not Jones got on his Pro
hibition ticket Epton, anothel; dispensary
maii, Thompson, a high license advocate,
but who favors the dispensary to I'rohibi
tion? Did not Jones make Dan Tompkins
am~ mloose trom the Prohibition ticket after
he failed of election for State chairmani
4. What moi-e does our esteemed! friend
want to make this fight? Surely with a
force made up of ex-barkeepers wvho owe
the dispensary a grudge, political tmalcon
tents who are always "agi n" the govern
ment and the polbticians out of a job, Jones
ought to get lip a tighting force without ap-'
pealing for "boodle" to preachers and wo
While I have been impressed with
the interest you take in the dispen
sarv antd your supp~ort of the present
State administration, 1 did not think
you would find it necessary to make
statements wvithout first ascertaining'
the facts. I have div-ided your edi
toial into four parts and wvould say
in reply, to
1. Thiat I have never knowingly;vi
olated the laws of the State, that on
the same occasion I advised the Man
ning Guards not to go to D~arlington,
I advised the citizens of Manning not
to tear down thle dlispensary and I
used my influence against any act of
this kind in other towns of the State
and my advise in ev-ery instance was:
given in the interest of p~eace, lawv
not law-breakers, but peacemakers,
and any insinuation that I have
ever encouraged lawlessnes or affil
iated in any way with the whiskey
element in this State is a charge that
your personal knowledge of my pri
vate life should keep you from mak
2. As to my political life your meni
ory has failed yon. I accepted a po
sition with Hon. Jas. N. Lipscomib,
Secretary of State. (chief eierki with
the understanding that I would --) in
office with him in l13 and out with
him whenever he retired. He was
re-elected in l14 and I remnainel with
him until December, 1i;. when I re
tired with him, refusing to continue
in the same position with Major Leit
ner. who insisted I should remain
with him. I preferred goin into
business and my salary since 1%i has
averaged at least one thousand (101
lars a year more than my position in
the Secretary of State's oflice paiti
mie. I have always been a Democrat
in politics, was neyer a candidate for
office. I have never voted anything
but the straightout Democratie tick
et. If my bitterest personal or polit
ical enemy was nominated I worked
and voted for the ticket. but inside
the party I have always had my
opinions and expressed them and
have never waited for an adininistra
tion to express its views and then fall
in with them. As a good many men
of some prominence have had a way
of doing, in order to be popular with
the party in power.
3. I make no apology for appealing
to the ministers and women of the
State to assist the Prohibitionists inl
defeating whiskey in every form: if
it were not for their restraiiing inlin
ence in the home, in society and the
State, whiskey would be a greater
kingr than it is and it now controls to
a certain extent every fibre of the
laws of the State. Messrs. Timmer
man, Tompkins and Eptoii were rep
resented as strong Prohibitionists or
they would not liave been suggested
by our convention and air. Tompkins
was withdrawn from our ticket be
fore the election of the new State
chairman and lie knew he would be.
when lie replied to my letter several
davs before the convention met.
4. The charge that the Prohibi
tionists are making the fight with ex
barkeepers is not true, but at the
same time there are just as good men
in the State who sold whiskey under
the old bar-room svtem as the men
who are keeping dispensaries, hotel
privileges, beer privileges and club
rooms today, and it is just as import
ant to keep men from engaging in
selling whiskey as a beverage for the
State as it was to drive them out of
the bar business. There is such a
spirit of unfairness in the entire edi
torial that t' e defenders of the dis
pensary must be getting in desperate
straits to use such tactics in this
campaign. The fact is, when I read
it I concluded that the editorial was
written by the "devil" in the editor's
absence, or that the editor had been
spending several days at the State
dispensary at Columbia.
I think the people of Clarendon
county should have the benefit of
these corrections in justice to their
editor as well as myself.
Yours very truly,
A. C. JoNEs.
(From onr -g.,lar Ccrrcspondent.)
Washington, D. C., June 11.-The
war-revenue bill is now ready for the
President's signature. It was finaly
passed by the Senate with many im
portant amendments added; it went
hen to the House, which very pro mpt
y decided (by a strictly party-vote)
o non-concur in any one of the
amendments added by the Senate,
but to refer the bill to a committee
f conference, That was done and the
oference committee very promptly
greed npoin a report which was re
ported to the two Houses and very
promptly passed by both. As it fin
aly passed, the bond feature calls
for the sum of $400,000,000 bonds
which are to be issued, from time to
ime as they are needed, by the Sec
etary of the Treasury in certificates
f twenty dollars and multiples there
f. There is a~ farce of a popular
subscription feature attached which
mounts to nothing as there can be
ut little doubt that the banks and
he money changers will get about all
f the bonds issued-that is what
hey are in the war for: they' have
o idea of paying any t axes towards
naintaining the expenses of the war,
ut when there is going to be any
oney made out of the exigeucies
reated by the war wily they are
ight on hand with their pockets full
td over-flowing with money'. They
lso succeeded in having the inmber
f silver dollars to be coined each
onth reduced friom $4,000,000 to
1500,000-in order that they may
epeal the provision and stop the
oinage long before all of the bullion
as peen coined, if it should happen
hat the wvar ends soon; but there is
o such provision hedginug about the
ssuance of the bonds--they are to be
issued in the discretion of the Secre
tary of the'1Treasury and it is safe to
redict that he wviil soon have them
n the hands of his plutocratic broth
r bankers of wall street and their
gents. The bill is in every way the
ost infamous measure that ever
eceived the approval of the Ameri
an Congress. It is the most bold
ad bare-faced catering to the money
class in their every interest that has
ver disgraced an American statute.
ake the tobacco tax, for instance.
he cigars which the wel-to-do can
aford to smoke are taxed at 8 per
ent, cigarettes the same, while theC
more expensive cigars which are
moked by the wealthy class are tax
d at less than 4 per cent: but w;hien
t comes to the commoner grade of
cigars which are smoked by the great
mass of the common people, we find
the bill piling on a tax of 25 per cent.
And this same policy runs entirely
hrough the bill. In other words,
e have the anomialous spectacle of a
evenue bill purpoiting to raise rev-I
eue to support the Goverinent dur
ing a great emergency deliberately
aying a tax of 25 per cent upon those
ho are not able to pay 4 per' cent,
hile it lays a tax of less than 4 per
ent upon those who are abundantly
able to pay 25 per cent.
In war circle", the army waits upon
the navy at Tampa and Key West;
nd the navy waits upon the army at
Santiago de Cuba. 27,000 regulars
nd volunteers were embarked uponu
ransports at Tampa and Key West,
but the ships conveying them are
ow anchored in the Gulf of Mexico
waiting for the warships to convoy
them to their destination, which
auses another delay to the lang
romised invasion of Cuba. The
as of the Administration are truly
assed finding out. If the object i
to free Cuba, the country is bound t
take the assurance upon faith, ir
there is but little evidence manifested
to that end in any of the acts of the
Aministrtion It has managed to I
Low Prices Are Better Than Argument.
Our values do their own talking. They appeal with stronger force to
the economical buyer than pages of talk with nothing to back it.
We have a beautiful assortment of Colored Shirts, some of which we
sell at :15c: also a very attractive line of Negligee Shirts at 50e. We have
thei with collars aid cults attached or detaclied-some with neckties to
inatch, and our line at 75c and -1.00 is especially interesting, showing the
choicest fabries. Neckwear. The swellost line of these goods ever seen
anywhere, in Silk or Washable Material. at 25c eah. Black and Blue
Serg-e Coats and Vests: also Alpaca in either single Coats or Coats and
Vests at greatly reduced prices. The Crash Hat for sunnmer wear has
taken the lead for a lbusiness hat, and we show a variety of styles at 50c
Full supply to lill all deiands. in all styles of Dress Laces. from 'e per
yard upward. Enbroidery in all designs and patterns. Would call your
special attention to a lot of Mlanufacturers' Ends measuring from 4. to 5
yards at ,c per yard-they are very cheap. A splendidi assortment of Per
cales. vard-wide. fast colors, at 7; per yard. A lot of Oxford Ties for clil
dren, 31jisses. anl Ladies are very stylish and pretty. We sell them from
50c per pair and upwar(ls. Come and see them.
AN OPEN LETTER
WE ARE ASSERTING IN THE COURTS FOUR RIGHT TO
THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE WORD "CASTORIA," AND
"PITCHER'S CASTORIA," AS OUR TRADE MARK.
I, DR. SAMUEL PITCiER, of Hyannis, Massachusetts,
was the originator of "CA ST O RI A ," the same that
has borne and does now bear . on every
Lhe fac-simile signature of . wrapper.
This is the original "CA STO R I A" which has been used in
homes of the Mothers of America for over thirty years.
LOOK CAREFULLY at the wrapper and see that it is
k kind you have always bought on the
:nd has the signature of . wrap
;ar. No one has authority from me to use my name except
The Centaur Company, of which Chas. H. Fletcher is President.
March 24, 1898.
Do Not Be Deceived.
Do not endanger the life of your child by accepting
a cheap substitute which some druggist may offer you
(because he makes a few more pennies on it), the in
gredients of which even he does not know.
"The Kind You Have Always Bought"
BEARS THE SIGNATURE OF -
Insist on Having
Tne Kind That Never Failed You.
TM4C CCNTAUR COMPANY. 77 MURRAY STRCCT, NEWYORF. CITY.
TH CAROLINA GROCERY COMPANY
Successors of BOYD BROS.
THOM~AS WILSON, Presid~ent.
196 East Bay - - Charleston, S. C.
Percival M anufacturing Co.
Doors, Sash and Blinds,
eeting Street, - - CHARLESTON, S. C.
ake most exellent time in having D is alwa rcessary to pass a
be money interest provided for byv r-ound the collection plate in or-der to
he ant lutrization of bonds and the get tire c-nts of the meeting.
>ther irnfamnous discriminations which - ____
ave been brought into effective op- a:n-me towe.
~rations against the r-eal foundation- Especialyh vaub' to -remen is tn-ovns>
trata of public prosperity-the pro- ron Bmuert. Backa he vanmshe.s. herndachie
ueer-s of the land. Truly our coun- v!ieakncad thi - ofhcw rela,..~
ry is drifting to the bad; we have comes to - r-ng.he i h-; 'his 26
d;ed ried at t hat period in its dt-"'I ad 1d --r sesjyv e.ibren
already a~tior overw--rk. enc-,i lihas::o *'i.d. - N m::
ist ory where no'thing is able to shoui' a* vuo, tu m.
ommnand considerton but muo.uey, i-r--n'En~: iite-s i- sold -r a d:leri.
vealthi, rankC corporait ions, syndicates,-- --
rusts ari thec p'ublic'y e-nemy ini gen-I Thec preatest objection to summer
ral. And .vet ours is called a rep mnornuus is they get up too early.
esentative g-overnm'ent. As the
~overning force-s are now organized, Birds in their little nest agree. It
t is thre r-epre-eut-ative of nothing but w ould be a poor policy to fall out.
Bears the CKd~A ad hlin
-h hwrtirspd r'mna The Kind You Have Always Bought
ew spring bonnet is a r-ain of terror. Bears the
ii-ee Pils. _____
i.LL your address to H. E. liackienr &
Co. Cc-.re. and get afree saample box of Without a conductor the lighting
Dr. Kin&' New Lite lills. A. trial willex rs wo l th n raog til t
ovince- you er thir mit-s. hes pill esstrc oedthn raog ili
are easy in acironif an ar par i iy ~ tic ~ m t~i
eetive'in the cur e cn-tipaion and s Ih
lrdche For m1 r 1 n hver trouble *;a . 2~:~mn iDEASLEAD
hey havee been prived inva-lutable Ihe - OWAT
re- guarannteed to b. '..tfectly tree tr oia - ~T YOURS
veyelt-eru sugs( tc and-ii toe e NTED:
vegeabl. Thy n notweae n y en-Put remem:.cr the vital prt' '-- -:aei are the
etin, but by gi ving \ tone to s tae tnd e1a-iad *eeirieation~s, x hie '.e .- i e drawn
h).ls greatly ivig-r- the system.' RI wit great -4ill. or they may& 1ove v.oi' tiS.
lr ize '- e. e r 1 :.: i by I .x I . L r -en crt. .iutive s'reteh aind~ tog I .i ng i . or
1 ~ ~ o puiotoIgrph, tir preha::iry exannafition. Othnee
ea-~, 41ruggis-t. - ,.! ,,rt p'ractice- 4aref :. and skillfuhlv con
--- - ducted. G3URTON T. DOYLE;
True friendship between women is' ~o'~,ATRE N
a matter of great doubt to most men. H! DACUT,
Stirveyinig. Srrcirreig. O!t4 r -:nsigmnietarroh
Everv had owner shouldi have a plat of :i av : au. idnahnr-o u oen
ls anri. I will d14 sutrvyviug ter the pr-s est- i etupwhcnTeadteDpr
i.-ft (on Satuirdayis. Camil onior address rc fdsrc. T-ts tayer he ots
:ro t~ Mnnmg, A C. zieOif ic the hulstn a y find D.a
A F e Instiztt under the direction
of Pretident Ilenrv S. HIrtzog and other
menilbrs of the fa:ulty of Clem-on College
will I--- beldt M umng in the court house
Saturday, Jly 2.
A:i citiz'ns are cordially invited to be
Of subijects to be discussed mentionay
be made of the followi:.g:
Fertilizers, Truck Farming, Drinking
Water. Animal Ilsbanldrv. D1rying, Imi
provewerit 14 Soils, Indutrial Education,
Grasses anid Legu., EntomologV, Road
Improvem nand tirinteresting-, prac
D. J. BIRA IHAM.
Chr'n Ex-(cutive Cou.
ATLANTIC 00AST LINE,
CILuLESTON, S. C., June 13, 1598.
On and after ths date the following
passeuer schedule will be in effect:
*35. 23. *53.
Lv Floren ce, 3.25 A. 7.55 P.
Lv Kingstree, 8.57
Ar Lmi n, 4.38 9.15
Lv Lns, 4 38 9.15 7.40 P.
Ar Charleston, 6.03 1 0.5 9.15
*78. *32. *52.
Lv Charleston, G.:;3 A. 5.17 P. 7.00 A.
.r Lane;. 8.18 6.45 8.2
Lv Lan! -, 818 .5
Lv Kingstree, 3 14
Ar Florence, 9.28 7.55
'Dy. )iy except Sanday.
No. -Ins thrroug' to Co'lubia via
Cent:0R. R. of S. C.
Tr.Ins Nos. 78 and :12 run via Wilson
and Fa'.teville--Short Line-andi nake
close C'netion for all pciuts North.
Trains ou C. & D. R. iR. ieave Florence
dail v except Sunday 9.5. ". , a nve Dar
iuton 10 .28 a w, Cheraw, 11.40 a in,
Wadesboro 12.35 p 11. Leavv Florence
dally <xcept 8unday, 8600 p in, arrive Dar
iington, 8 25 p n, ilartsv;ile !.20 p m,
Ilnnesvi:le 9.21 p m, Gibson 9.45 p i.
rLeave F.orence Stindav only (.55 a m, ar
rive Darlington 10.27. Hartsville 11.10
Leave Gibson daily except Suin ay 6.35
a V1, B6nnettsvile 6.59 a m, ar ive Darling
tor 7.50 a mi. Leave Hartsviie daily ex
eept 8unbtv 7.00 a i, arrive Darlington
7.45 a mn, b.-ave Darlington 8.55 a in, arrive
Florecce 9.20 a i. Lcave Wadcsboro daily
except Sunday 4.25 y) m, Cheraw 5.15 p m,
D-.irlingt' 'n 6.29 p w, arrive Florence 7 p
n. Leave Hartsville Sunday only 8.15a in,
Darliigiton 9.00 a m. arrive Florence 9.20
J. L. KENLEY, JNO. F. DIVINE,
Gen'i Manager. Gen'I Sup't.
T. M4. E.ERSON. Traffic manager.
H. ..L. EMERSON, Gen't Pass. Agent.
55. 35, 52.
Lv Wi:uing-.ou,*3.45 P.
Lv .karion, 6.34
Ar Florence, 7.25
Lv Florence, '8.20 *3.25 A.
Ar Sumter, 9.32 4.29
Lv Sumter, 9.32 *9.37 A.
Ar Columbia, 10 50 10.55
No. 52 runs thronh from Charleston via
Central R. 1., leavina Charleston 7 a in,
Laues 8.34 a rm, Minning 9.08 a mu.
54. 53. 32.
Lv Columbia, -5.45 A. *5.00 P.
Ar Suiuter, u10 A.25
Lv &'onter, 7.10 -G636 P.
Ar Florence, 8 25 7.45
Lv Florence, 8 5.5
Lv .M-:rion, 9.34
Ar Wilmington, 12 20
No. 53 runs through to Charleston, S. C.,
via Central R. Rt., arriving Mlanning 6.35
p in, Lanes, 7.15 p in, Charleston 8.46 p mn.
Trains en Conway Brauch leave Chad
bourn 11.43 a mn, arrive Conway 12.40.p mn
returning leave Conway 2.45 P m, arrive
Chadbourn 5.i.5 p in, leave Chadbourn 5.30
p mn, arrive at Hub 6.10 p in, returning
leave Hub 9.25 a in, arrive at Chadbourn
10.00 a mn. Daily except Sun day.
J. 1R. KENLY, Gen'i MIanager.
T. ML EM1ERSON, Trdic MIanager.
H1. 4L E MERSON, Gen'1 Pass. Agent.
CENTRAL H. R. OF SO. CAROLINA.
Lv Charleston, 7.00 A. M.
Lv Lanes, 8.34 "
Lv Greeleyville, 8.46
Lv Foreston, 8.54
Lv Wilson's Mfill, 9.00
Lv MIanning, 9.08
Lv Alcolo, 9.15 "
Lv Broado, 9 .)3 "
Lv W. & 8. Jun et. 9 .34"
Ar Sumter, 9.37 "
Ar Columibii, 10.55
Lv Colnu i, 3 .35 P. 31
Lv Sumiter, 4 50 "
Lv W.&. Jrnet. 45 "~
Lv irel, o.04
Lv Alcolu, 5.2
Lv .\lanning, 5.18
Lv Foreston, 5.33
Lv Gireeleyv ille, 5 2
Ar Lane., 5.5
Ar Charles.ton, 7.5
ML\NCHIESTRL & AUGU'STA I. I.
Lv Sumter, 4 20) A.31
Ar Creston, 5.17
Ar Ornangeburg, 5.40"
Ar Denmark, 6.12
Lv Den mark, 1.17 P. ..
Lv Orangeburg, 4.50 )
Lv Creston, 5.1:3
Ar Sumter. 6.03
Trains 32 and 35 earry th rough Pullman
palace buffet sleeping ears between New
York and .Macon via Augusta.
Bank of Manning,
MANNINC, 8. C.
From June 15th to
August 15th the Bank
will open at 9 A. M.
and close at 2 P. M.
.A. LEVI, Cashier.
UOARlD OF DIaECTrORS.
M. LEvI, J. W. McLEOD,
W. E. Bitows, S. 21. NEXSEN,
JOSEPH SPROTT, A. EEL
JOSEra F. RLAMca. W.C. DAsz
RHfAME & DAVIS,
A7 TORNEYS A7' LAW,
MANNING, S. C.
Bring yout Joh Work to The Times office.