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LOUIS APPELT, EDITOR.
MANNING, S. C.:
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 1899.
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THE BOYS COMING HOME.
The second South Carolina regi
ment is now back in the United
States to be mustered out of service.
The privates of this command no
doubt are glad to get back and out
of the army; they enlisted expecting
to take part in a war, but before they
got away from home the war was vir
tually over and the government nad
no use for them. They were sent to
Cuba where they 6ad an opportunity
of seeing a new country and learn
how to drill, dig sinks, and stand
around to be moved at the beck and
call of officers who were drawing fine
salaries, and enjoying social favor.
The boys will soon 4e home to re
turn to their former avocations and if
another war breaks out we doubt very
much if the government will be able
to secure volunteers so rapidly, for
there was nothing in the last. war
which appealed to a man's patriotism;
it was a well rezognized fact that the
war was brought about by politicians
The war between the States was dif
ferent, a principle was involved; each
side fought for what they believed to
be a patriotic duty, and waen the war
ended, and up to the present the peo
ple hold the survivors in reverence;
not so with this last war, the men re
turn home as if they were coming
from a holiday encampment, and lit
tle or no enthusiasm is given to their
welcome. The privates had the hard
ships to contend with on a small pay
pittance, and the officers lived in lux
urious ease with large salaries to
make them comfortable even after
they are mustered out. So'me officers
had another advantage over the men;
from their fat salaries they were ena
bled to lend money to the privates at
a two for~one rate, and thus increased
their incomes greatly, while the poor
private who got. little pay at best was
often forced to borrow at the outra
geous price demanded of him by his
superior, whom shoulder straps mad e
fortune smile upon him.
When the boys get settled in their
homes again, the~y will have some
wonderful experiences to relate, and
the people will learn from them some -
thing of the natures of men. They
will ascertain that a man in civil life
dependent upon his cleverness to his
neighbors for his patronage and sup
port, can be a tyrant in military life
where red tape regulations protect
him. Fortunately, all of the officers
were not tyrants and would not take
advantage of the men under them;
these men will come home beloved,
and will never be forgotten by those
who were under them and felt their
kindness,.the others will be despised
and hated as long as one of their men
can remember them.
THE PEMIrENTIARY scAND)AL.
The News and Courier of last Sat
urday expresses our views so well
that we reproduce the entire edito
The committee appointed by the
General Assembly to investigate the.
affaiirs of the State penitentiary be
gan its investigation on Mar-ch 8, con
tinuing its session until the after
noon of March 11, when it took a re
ess, reopening its investigation on
March 22, and has been steadily in
session since. The News and Cour
ier has endeavored to put the evi
dence takEn at these sessions before
its readers as fully as possible and
we think that all of those who have
carefully followed the investigation
will agree with us, that the trouble in
the mar~agement of the penitentiary
has arisen from the lack of knowledge
of business methods and a proper
sense of responsibility. We do not.
think that -the evidence shows any
where a deliberate intention to com
mit fraud, but certainly, according to
business ethics, frauds have been
Various notes have been discount
ed by the superintendent Neal, the
only real security on which wvas the
"Supt" attached to his owen endorsed
ment. He has hired out convicts
with no security for their hire being
paid, except his opinion that the cou
t-actor was a good man. Conv icts
have been hired for his own use in
the name of another man, it being
against the law for the superintend
ent to hire conviets to himself. Va
rious State officers have been allowed
to use convicts to plant theircrp
without any charge being made for1
such labor, even when tbe pro duct of']
such labor was bought and paid for
by the penitentiary. These, it ap
pears to us, are constructive frauds.
Other matters seem to have been
the result of mere negligence and ig
the bricks manufactured by the pen
itentiarv and used in the improye
ment of the penitentiary and the
farms. No record was kept of the
product of the farms used in feeding
the stock on the farms. Estimates of
the crops made on the farms were
mere guess work. Indeed, the whole
institution seems to have been run at
haphazard. Even such books as
were kept appear to have been full of
errors. The testimony of the chair
man of the board of directors him
self, taken on the first day of the ex
animation, is somewhat confusing
and leaves the general impression
that he was not very well informed as
to the affairs of the penitentiary, and
had not taken any great pairs to so
inform himself. In one place, speak
ing of the contracts for convict labor,
he says: "A contract is required and
a suffeient bond is also required,"
and in another place, he says, speak
ing of Mr. Watson's contract, that he
"could find no bond with the con
tract." In comment on this, it may
be mentioned that the next afternoon
Superintendent W. A. Neal, speaking
of the contracts for convict labor, tes
tified that "if he thought a man good
he did not require a bond, and the
board left those matters largely to
him." The evidence as to the con
fessed relations between Superintend
eut Neal and Col. J. B. Watson, is al
most unaccountable to one accus
tomed to sound business methods.
Of course, it cannot be imagined
that Governor Tillman, Mr. Garris
and others, who obtained corvict la
bor and various articles from the
penitentiary without paying for them,
had any idea of taking that which did
not belong to them. In some cases,
undoubtedly, they expected to pay
whenever a bill was rendered, while
in others, they may have supposed
that they were entitled to the labor
and the products as perquisites of
their offices. If the institution under
investigation had been conducted by
the superintendent on business prin
ciples, or if business methods had
guided the board of directors in their
supervision of its affairs, the bills
would have been rendered as expec
ted, and no misapprehension as to
perquisites would have been allowed
We do not know if our State is any
worse off in this respect than some
other States, but certainly no private
business, involving the disbursement
of so much money annually, would be
entrusted to so incompetent man
The school chart swindle has been
the topic throughout the -State and
the Attorney General has given it as
his opinion that the trustees had no
right to issue pay certificates for the
coming year's school fund. They are
not authorized to pledge any schocl
monies not actually in hand. If this
ruling holds good, then what is to
prevent the school trustees drawing
their warrants for teachers' salaries
as they have heretofore done without
regard to the warranis given for the
charts? The only trouble about the
thing is that innocent parties are
holding these warrants and the chart
men cannot be hurt.
The press despatches show that the
American forces aze having a rough
time of it in the Philippines. Gen.
MfcArthur's division composed of the
brigades commanded by Generals
Hale, Harrison, Gray and Otis are
moving into the interior much slower
than was expected of them, and they
are meeting with greater resistance.
The Filipinos have become apt schol
ars in handling firearms, as is seen by
the lists of the American dead and
wounded. Our forces will eventually
triumph but not without a great cost
of blood and treasure; the natives
have several advantages they are
fighting for their independence, they
are striving to keep hack an invading
army, and they know the topography
of the country. The Filipinos have
realized that it would be useless to
stand up before the American arms
in the open, and they resort to en
trenchments, and hide themselves in
the fastnesses of the jungles. The
natives are acclimated and will thrive
and grow fat duricg the wet seasons
hile our men will be killed out like
If the reports from the seat of war
are true, it looks to us as if the Amer
ican soldiers are going to whip then
selves, whipping the semi-savage Fihi
pinos in their guerilla tactics.
Some of the newspapers are
making a great deal out of the fact
that Senator Tillman received seventy -
two dollars worth of brick from the
penitentiary and has not paid for
them. They also show considerable
glee over the fact that Congressman
Latimer got a bookcase which was not
:arged. Senator Tillman boughtt
te brick and if he has not paid fori
Lhemn we believe it was because no
:emand was made upon him and it
escaped his attention. A man with a
arge amount of business may have at
ittle seventy-two dollar transaction
ad forget all about it, especially if
:he party he had the transaction with
neglects to present a bill. Ben Till
man has al\vays had the reputation 1
> paying his debts, which cannot be
said for all of his predecessors, and if
2e neglected to pay the penitentiary
uthorities it was not his fault. As L
o the Latimer bookcase, we have
2t the slightest doubt but that it
,vas given to him by some one at the
nstitution, as is often the case at'
>enal institutions. Friends of the
uthorities are presented with the
andiwork of prisoners, all of these
it te things, such as the directors and
ven visitors eating at the peniten- a
iary has been a custom ever since
he existence of the institution and n
o comment upon it smacks of pica
;he shortages, that is another matter
and of interest to the people.
The Greenville News wants to know
vhat the Reform press will have to
say about the penitentiary scandal.
What can they say further than tbe
revelations are a sad disappoiutment
to them and to ask that justice be
:one? There i3 no newspaper in the
State, no matter how kind its editor
feels towards Col. Neal personally,
will undertake to condone his offense;
the most we can do is to express the
beliet that Neal himself is amazed at
the developments and was not con
scious of the real conditions. But
that does not excuse him.
(From oi:r Regular Corespon-n!t.)
Washington, Marbh 24.-The Bry
an-Belmont correspondence has nat
rally been the principal topic of con
versation among Democrats snce it
was made public. All soits of opin
ions are expressed concerning its ef
feet upon the party in next year's
ampaign, but the general tendency
is that Col. Bryan only did what any
other usan of spitit would have done,
in striking back at those who have
been hitting at him for nwnths, and
that the fight wbich the correspond
ence has precipitated had to come
anyway and that it is better to have
it now than next year. It is an open
secret that the element of the party
represented _by Mr. Belmont, which
bolted the regular party platfoau and
ticket in '96 has been working to
down Col. Bryan and to-get control
of the next national convention of the
party. Col. Bryan's friends have con
tended that men who boltvd in '96
and who openly threatened to bolt
again in 1900 if the same platform is
adopted, have no rIght in reason to
dictate to the Democtatie party that
these rule or ruin men have not a sin
gle electoral vote that they can prom
ise with a reasonable degree of cer
tainty, even if they were allowed to
dictate both candidate and platform,
and consequently that their defection
will not reduce the electoral vote of
the Democratic party by a single
vote; also that the party in every
State that went Democratic in '96 is
overwhelmingly in favor of a readop
tion of the principal planks of the
Chicago platfoim next year. The
discussion of this correspondence will
have a tendency to show whether
these claims are correct or not; also
to cause the rank and file of the party
to make sure that they are properly
represented in the next national con
vention. A movement* has already
been started to make every delegate
admitted to that convention pledge
himself to support the ticket nomi
nated and the platform adopted.
When they have no power to be
otherwise Republicans are always
fair. A case in point is the distribu
tion of the Senate patronage. When
the Republicans were in the minority
they thought the plan of dividing the
patronage of the Senate anmong Dem
crats, Republicans and Populists in
proportion to the strength of each in
the Senate as just right as it unques
tionably was. But nowv, having a
majority of the Senate, they have un
iergone a change of mind and are
advocating a change that will give
them entire control of the Senate pat
-onage, and without waiting for a
:bange to be formally adopted Dem
acratic employees are being dismissed
to make places for Republicans.
There are some men in the Alger
party, now on the way to Cuba, that
are ashamed of being with him, or
else he has some along that he is ash
amed of, as particular pains were tak
en to prevent a complete list of the
eight or ten men getting published.
Secretary Hay had a bad spell when
it was learned that the report of ex
secretary Sherman's death was false.
Ele had caused copies of an article
ighly eulogizing the public career.
f Sherman to be sent to a number
f the big newspapers. He isn't much
>fa politician, but he knew that with
Sherman alive and his attitude in
3hio politics uncertain, neither Han
aa nor McKinley would wish the ad
iinistration to stand sponsor for any
praise of the man they had forced out
>f the Senate and out of the Cabinet.
'elegrams were sent requesting that
Lhe eulogy be suppressed.
Mlilitary officers who have closely
ollowed the testimony taken by the
Jourt of Inquiry say the verdict is
ound to support the char-ges made
oy Gen. M1iles. One prominent of
icer said: "I don't see how the court
aan do anything else but report that
ivery charge made by Gen. Miles was
ustiied, and I e-xpect it to go further
Lad fix the responsibility upon Alger
tnd Eagan. I know that great pres
ture will be brought to bear to pre
rent such a straightforwmid report ats
he evidence calls for and to get some
vord juggling done than can be made
o mean anything or nothing, accord
ng to the wishes of the reader; but
here are men on that court who are
iot in the habit of snppressing their
Another blessing of annexation has
ust been officially uncovered. Whbenf
t was stated in Congress that the an
1exation of the sugar producing is
ands would mean a speedy end of
he sugar industry in the U. S., the 1
abid annexationists hooted at the 1
dea. Now, an agent of the Agricul-1
url Department, sent to Porto iRico
o carefully investigate the subject,
nakes an official report saying that 1
he sugar industry in the U. S. is I4
loomed, if Porto Rico, Cuba, and the
~hiloines are allowed to send us:
heir sugar free of duty. He~ says the t
bsiue grade of sugar that cists
1 4 cents a poutnd to produce in the<
.S. ccost but 2 cents a pound to pro I
lteCs in those islands. Tis will be ti
hard tnt for the next Congres-s toji
rwareot- nmnsfo k.rhTa
~:.. y wi: son-,y destroy the ciense of I
C-H ol o:.p; l dentarge the. whole
vit. he et!erin it t!croughc the- oni-,
e us.) e e o prese; ious.1 from repu-.
Mei (h) cin , asl' tii~e1IL d~ua' t(I i L ltC
ad i ato to t|:ra-c' .od youc canI sil
ny }ive -' trm 110 C'a, mrrh vou a,
ad i.toedo byo. by CimChney & T
0trnly ack-tu~~li directyupnte.ho
Sold by druggists, price 75e. per bottle.
al's TF.mily Pils e t he cet.
Closing Exercises of Bel lilelieni.
Editor THE iTIEs:
The closing exercises of Bethlehem
school took place in Bethlehem
ehurch Friday night, 17th inst. A
good crowd was out to witness the
exercises. The children marched
down the aisle in perfect order, keep
ing step to music played by their
teacher, Mr. R. L. Jones. The girls
were dressed in white and each
scholar carried a large red letter,
which, when they turned facing the
audience, formed the words "A
Hearty Welcome to All."
After prayer by Rev. W. A. Pitts,
the following program was well ren
First, a song, "America," sung by
the school, music by R. L. Jones.
Next was a debate, 'Resolved that
the Philippine Islands should not be
annexed to the United States." The
debaters were: First on the affirma
tive, Miss Mattie Shorter; first nega
tive, Miss Lillian Jones; second af
firmative, Miss Bosia Raffield; second
negative, Miss Wilder Raffield. The
question was well handled by these
young ladies and the debate was in
structive as well as interesting. The
decision of the committee was in fa
vor of the affirmative side.
Next caine a lecture by Rev. Dr.
Clifton of Sumter. To say that we
enjoyed this would but feebly ex
press our feelings. Dr. Clifton was
both amusing aid highly instructive.
We hope to have the pleasure of
hearing him again.
Next was a song, "Good-Night,"
suing by the school, musical accom
paniment by R. L. Jones.
We are proud of our school, proud
of our young teacher who, by his un
tiring efforts, has succeeded in build
ing a nice academy near our church.
We wish him all success in future un
dertakings. A VIsITOR.
Jordan, S. C., March 25, 1899.
CA STORI A
For Infants and Children.
T.e Kind You Have Always BougM!
Signature of ,
New Zion Notes.
Editor THE TDmrs:
Tobacco beds and gardens are look
ing fine and the transplanting of to
bacco will begin soon.
The sick are all about getting well
again. Mrs. Mamie DuBose has suf
ficiently recovered to visit her pa
Mrs. Victoria Johnson, while still
confined to her bed, is much better.
Mr. Frank DuBose, who has been
desperately ill with typhoid pneu
monia, is thought to be improving.
He is an excellent young man and
his recovery is earnestly prayed for.
Miss Janie McIntosh of Workmans
is quite ill.
Mrs. Perry Barrow is quite sick
and we hope she will be up in a few
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Barrow will
visit friends in Scranton next Satur
day and Sunday, where a pleasant
time awaits them.
Dr. Tharp, recently located in our
community from Georgia, has been
remarkably successful. He has, in
about six weeks, had sixty-five cases
and has not lost a case. Dr. Tharp
is a widower with two children.
Girls, set your caps.
Mr. A. C. Mason of North Carolina
is living in our community again.
Mr. J. M. DuBose was surprised to
fnd that rats had made great inroads
on his potatoes, and on tearing down
a bank he discovered out of nine
bushels over half had been eaten by
rats. He needs the sympathy of all
Large quantities of fertilizers are
being hauled and if the seasons are
~ood Salem will show up a large to
We noticed what you had to say
about the merchants that do not ad
vertise in our county paper. Just
vait, they will learn after awhile
bhat we people who live in the ba'ck
woods keep posted on where to buy
and if our county paper can't get the
spport it should, then we shall have
o see to it that the paper we depend
>n is supported. THE TIMS has
been faithful andi its friends should
ally to its support by patronizing
:hose who use its columns,and let the
>thers sell their goods to those who
ion't read. We shall say more about
his matter when the picnic season
>pens. D. M.
It is very hard to stand idly by and see
>ir d.ar ones suffer while awaiting the ar
:ival of the docr.Li An Albany (N. Y.)
laIy man called a: a drng store there for a
ctor to come an~d see his child, then very
iek with croup. Not finding the doctor
i, e left word for him to come at once on
ais r'-turn. He alsol bought a bottle of
Tbamberlai n's Cough Rtemedy, which he
joped would~ give some relief until tLie doc.
:or should arrive. In a few hours he re
:rned, sayling the doctor need rnot come,
Ste child wats mouch better. T1he drug
ist, Mr. Otto &eboiz, says the family hias
;ince recommnnded Chamberlain's Congh
Remedy to their neighbors and friends un
.i be has a constat dlemandI for it from
ht part of the country. For sale by 11.
B. Loryea, druggist.
Be not wise in your conceit, and
ever mistake the conceit of others
A Frightful Blunder
Will often cause a horrible burn, scald,
:t or br aise. Enckieni's Arnica Salve, the
>est u: the world, will kill the pain and
>ri:upjtly heatl it. Cures oldi sores, fever
;n-s. n~c. r. bei s, felons, corns, all skin
-ruptionis. Ist 1i etenr.- on earth. Only
15 ~e:nt-s a~ bex (ur,- tnaraniteed. Sold by
Iiispensary School Fund.
The $60,000 dispensary profit.
vhich is to go to the p)ublic school
und, and which i3 ready for distribu
ion, has not been sent out. The ex
>lanation is that it car not be sent out
iil the exact quota due each coun
v is fixed and this eaunot be done
2til the enrolment of each of the
ounties is obtained. Comptroller
eneral Derham has been writing for
he data, but has not been able to get
dl the enrolments and is stili waiting
o hear from Dorebester county.
kheever thle school superintendent
>f that county is disposed to give in
ormaijon which holds back the dis
ibtioni of the $G0,000, and is hold
g bac-k money thaLt every oither
ouinty wants, if his county does not
vant it, the m~onefy will be sent out
vitho~ut delav. The new counities
vere organized altter the new cousti
ttion and t be basis f distribution is
he euroluent for 1895, and the en
olmenit for Dorenester county' that
ear was not reported.
Mr o h Kilid YOUj Have Alway taght j
The workman that turns out a poor
b is an improvement on the man
rho does nothing but look on and
Two beads may be better than one
but one foot is sometimes better than
The first garden was called Para
dise because man found it made when
he got there.
Constipation of the bowels may be casiiy
cnred by a tew doses of Dr M A
livrr iKicine. Sold by Dr W M Broekil
The ideal man is the onlv oi:e who
always stays on his pedastal.
The roan who is always waiting br
souething to turn up, is usualiy 10(
blind to see it when it comes along.
Finsbhed cheeks, throlb'bing tenps, nm;n
sealsitndie, 102"t alppetite, : :LIow com
paxion, pimpies, lote.:S. ar wi.
Take Dr .\ A Simwor.u iver meiie
Sold by Dr W .41 Brockinton.
No matier how little we love our
neighbor, we (al see no reason why
be AIould not have a kinuily feeling
It isn't the iish-wasing a gir dis
likes so mi u1ch, as t he tho:,d i!hat she
is hiding her ta-Ints away :r.u the
ie Kid You Have Always Bought
When a ruan blows into a gun to
find out whether it is loaded or nt,
the gun should always L:ave your
Bucklen's Are:t Saive.
The best salve inI tI.- -orbi ;e.r ets,
brnises, e, ilers.,::. ri.in . tcver
cari,s i. l skii er; pt . ; -: positively
C m~ pilIsar noIa) ;-a: si. It iq guar.
a . tI' *.~ a t . r vilorjeT
Rhame's White Pine Balsam.
"THE BEST IS NONE TOO COOD."
D.o 0. RHAME,
Summerton, S. C.
CLAIMS OF ALL
9 KINDS SOLICITED.
In th- PREPA RATION. PRESENTATION and
PROSECUTION of any kind of claim against
the Government of the United States, we possess
unsurpasscd facilities-knowledge, skill, experi
M1ra!e fecs. Quick work, Faithfl service and
Prf.siiowtp >rabily guaranted. Do not fail to
write to us fore giving your ease to any one
else. It will pay you to do so. Information free.
Highcst references given on demand.
DOvL~ & ECKMAN. WASHINGTON. D. C.
To Consumers of Lager Beer:
Tbe Germania Brewing Company, of
Charleston, 8. C., have made arrangements
wit~h the South Carolina State authorities
by which they are enabled to fill orders
fromi consumers for shipments of beer in
any quantity at the following prices:
Pints. patent stopper, 60c. per dozen.
Four azen pints in crate, $2.80 per crate.
Eight hi-ke;., S1.25.
Qntirter-keg. $2 25.
Exports, pintst, ten dozen in barrel, $9.
It will be necessary for consumers or
parties ordering,to state that the beer is for
private consumption. We offer special
rates for these shiptments. This beer is
guaranteed pure, made of the choicest hops
and malt, and is recommendedI by the
medical fraternity. Send to us for a trial
Charleston. S. C.
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o OGEII F.U1E
:17'ThIRSEY AT LA AW,
MANNTNG S. C.|
The Successful Farmers -
Who buy for cash are on the increase in this county, judging
from the number who come to our place of business for their
spring supply of Hardware. They know, too, when they get
proper values for their money, for we are daily making new cus
Our stock of Plows, Hoes, Rakes, Shovels, Spades, Pumps,
Piping, Mill Supplies, Bolts, Stoves and Shelf Hardware was
nearly all bought before the recent sharp advance in prices. We
are offering them at the old figures. We can supply tobacco
growers with Paris Green and Electric Sprayers at lowest prices.
MANNING HARDWARE CO.
Climbing UpODown Stairs
ARRYING heavy burdens washing, iron
ing, scrubbing and other laborious duties
1 are productive of an enormous amount of
-,I sufferingamongwomen who are already weak
and prostrated by the ravages of female dis
eases. The performance of these heavy labors
is obligatory to many women, but the suffer
'I i ing is not. This feature of the household bur
/ ~' dens may soon be removed ifwomen will only
take the trouble to learn how. A few bottlesof
RAD(C. ]F. P.)-Arnc
will regulate all menstrual irregularities, and
restore the entire female organism to its
-roper condition. Take St. Joseph's Liver
Regulator in small doses if there is any ten
dency to constipation or indigestion.
BED-FAST FOR A YEAR.
Gerstle's.Female Panacea has made a most wonderful cure on the
wif of one of our tenants. She had been bed-fast for twelve months, but Your
med'cine has cured her and she is loud in her Dra is of same.
HXNBROS., Claiborne. Ala.
Get this medicine from your druggist. If he does not keep it,
send us $1.00 and we will send you a bttle, all charges paid.
L OERSTLE & CO., Props., Chattanooga, Tenn.
For sale by R. E. TOREJ ...
Take Care of Your Eyes.
We take this method of informing our friends and the public generally
that we have just received a nice assortment of the best Glasses made, and
are prepared to furnish our customers with accurate and scientific aids to
vision. Our prices are on the "Live;and Let Live" plan; hence you can,
with a small sum, buy from us a p&ir of good glasses.
We have Spectacles and Eye Glassesof all st les, grades and prices.
W. M. BROCKINTON.
HARD FACTS ABOUT...
We are in this busines; know no other; think we understand it, and that our expe
rience of years will be of henefit to yon; we know where and what to buy so as to sup
ply your needs in the Hardware line satisfactorily. We have a reputation for
First Quality Table and Pocket Cutlery,
which we sustain, and'as the years go by more arnd more people come toa us for Knijyes,
Forks, Spoons, Ladies, Pocket Knives, Razors and other goods in this
line than ever before. Suppose you do the same. We can interest you. For bright and
-i ATTRACTIVE :- PAINTS D
You need to see us. Use our Paint, which is glossy and reliable, and which will
brighten up everything on your pre-mises. We handle
And the best will permit no boett-r. If skill, experience and facilities count, onr Har
ness is better than any oher. A! .-t! of F'armn Imliemlents we always keep in stock.
ar asecaly STOVES AND RANGES
trea seciltyofours, aL,. we invite yon to call and iaspect the large stock we bave on
hand. Cooking is ' pleasantt .cn ntion if you use o:.e of them. There's comfort and
atisfaction to be found ini tiu-n. Oither things we will tell yon Liter on.
L E3. DLJRANT.
(Successr to R. W,. Dt:R INT' a SON.)
Headquarters for everything in Hardware,
SUVTD , - - - S- 0
The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which ha~s been
in use for over 30 years, has borne the signature of
~~ and has been made under his per
Ssonal supervision~ since its infancy.
Allow no one to Obceive you in this.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and Substitutes are but Ex
periments that trifle with and endanger the health of
Infants and Children-Experience against Experiment.
What is CASTORIA
Castoria is a substitute~ for Castor Oil, Paregoric, Drops
and Soothing Syrups. It is Harmless and Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic
substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms
and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children's Panacea-The Mother's Friend.
CENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS
Bears the Signature of
The Kinid You Have Mlway Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
ATLANTIC COAST INE
CHARLEsToN, S. C., Fob. 16, 1899.
On and after this date the following
passenger schedule will be in effect:
'35. *23. *53.
Lv Florence, 3.25 A- 7.55 P.
Lv Kingstree, 8.57
Ar Laoes, 4.38 9.15
Lv Lanes, 4 38 9.15 7.40 P.
Ar Charleston, 6.03 10.50 9.15
*78. *32. 52.
Lv Charleston, 6.33 A. 5.17 P. 7.00 A.
Ar Lanes, 8.18 6.45 8.32
Lv Lanes, 8 18 6.45
Lv Kingstree, 8.34
Ar Florence, 9.28 7.55
*Daily. t Daily except Sunday.
No. 52 runs through to Columbia via
Central R. R. of S. C.
Trains Nos. 78 and 32 run via Wilson
and Fayetteville-Short Line-and make
close connection for all points North.
Trf.ins on C. & D. R. It. leave Florence
daily except Sunday 9.55 a m, ai rive Dar
lington 10.28 a M, Cheraw, 11.40 a M,
Wadesboro 12.35 p m. Leave Florence
daily except Sunday, 8.00 p m, arrive Dar
lington, 8 25 p in, Hartsville 9.20 p m,
Bennetsville 9.21 p m, Gibson 9.45 p in.
Leave Florence Sunday only 9.55 a m, ar
rive Darlington 10.27. Hartsville 11.10
Leave Gibson daily except Sunlay 6.35
a w, Bennettsville 6.59 a in, arrive Darling.
ton 7.50 a m. Leave Hartsville daily ex.
cept bnnday 7.00 a in, arrive Darlington
7.45 a iu, leave Darlington 8.55 a m, arrive
Florence 9.20 a w. Leave Wadcsboro daily
except Sunday 4.25 p m, Cheraw 5.15 p m,
Darlington 6.29 p in, arrive Florence 7 p
m. Leave Hartsville Sunday only 8.15a m
Parlington 9.00 a mi, arrive Plorence 9.20
J. R. KENLEY, JNO. F. DIVINE,
Gen'l Manager. Gen'l Sup't.
T. M. EMERSON, Traffic Manager.
H. M. EMERSON, Gen'l Pass. Agent.
56. 35. 54
Lv Wilmington,*3.45 P.
Lv iarion, 634
Ar Florence, 7.15
Lv Florence, *7.45 *3.25 A.
Ar Sumter, 8.57 4.29
Lv Sumter, 857 . *40 A.
Ar Columbia, 1020 11.00
No. 52 runs throngh from Charleston via
Central R. R., leaving Charleston 7 a m,
Lanes 8.34 a in, Manning 9.09 a m.
54. 53. 32.
Lv Columbia, *6.50 A. *4.00 P.
Ar Sumter, 8.15 5.13
Lv nm ter, 8.15 *6.06 P.
Ar Florence, 9 30 7.20
L't Florence, 10.00
Lv Marion, 10.40
Ar Wilmington, 1.25
No. 53 rrns through to Charleston, S. C.,
via Cential R. R., arriving Stanning 5.41
p m, Lanes, 6.17 p in, Charleston 8.00 p m.
Trains on Conway Branch leave Chad
bourn 5.35 p in, arrive Conway 7.40 p =,
returning leave Conway 8.30 a m, arrive
Chadbourn 11.20 a in, leave Chadbourn
11.50 a m,arrive at Hub 12.25 pm,returni.g
leave Hub 3.00 p m, arrive at CbadbouAn
3.35 p m. Daily except Sunday.
J. R. KENLY, Gen'l Manager. -
T. M. EMERSON, Traffic Manager.
H. M. EMERSON, Gen'l Pass. Agent.
CENTRAL R. R. OF SO. CAROLINA.
Lv Charleston, 7.00 A. M.
Lv Lanes, 8.34 "
Lv Greeleyville, 8.46
Lv Foreston, 8.55
Lv Wilson's Mill, 9.01
Lv Manning, 9.09 "
Lv Alcolu, 9.16 "
Lv Brogdon, 9.25
Lv W. & S. Junct., 9.38"
Lv Sumter, 9.40 "
Ar Columbia, 11.00 "
Lv Columbia, 4.00 P. M.
Lv Sumter, 5 13 "
Lv W. & S. Junct. 5.15"
Lv Brogdon, 5.27 "
Lv Alcolu, 5.35' 1 -
Lv Manning, 5.41 "
Lv Wilson's Mill, 5.50
Lv Foreston, 5.57 "
Lv Greeleyville, 6.05 "
Ar Lanes, 6.17 -
At Charleston, 8.00"
MANCHESTER & AU(USTA B. R.
Lv Sumter, . 4.29 A. hi,
Ar Creston, 5.17 "
Ar Orangeburg, 5.40"
Ar Denmark, 6.12 "
Lv Denmark, 4.17 P. Mi.
Lv Orangeburg, 4.50"
Lv Creaton, 5.13 "
Ar Sumter, 6.03 "
Trains 32 and 35 carry through Pullman
palace buffet sleeping ears between New
York and Macon via Augusta.
W~1iison and Summorton R. B.
Tzx Tazr~z No. 1,
In effect Monday, June 13th, 1898..
Between Sumter and Wilson's Mills.
No. 73. Daily except Sun day No. 72.
P M Stations. ' M
200 Le.......8nter...Ar 1230
203 ....W&SJunction. 1227
2 38.........Packvlle.......11 30
2 50.........Silver.........11 10
3 50........ merton . . 10 10
4 20...... ...Davis..........945
44A5........Jordan ... .. ...935
5 15 Ar.Wilson's Mills...Le 9 05
Between Mlillard and St. Paul.
Southbboun d. Northbound.
No 73. No. 75. No. 72. No. 74.
P M A M Stations A M P M
3 05 10135 Le Millard Ar 10 45 3 35
315 1025 ArSt PaulLe 1035 325
PM AM gM PM
THOS. WILSON, President,
Bank of ManninE,
MANNING, 3. 0.
Transacts a general banking busi-.
Prompt and special attention given
to depositors residing out of town.
All collections have prompt atten
Business hours from 9 a. m. to 3
i.. LEVI, Cashier.
BOARD OF DIBECToBs.
7 LE~VI, 3. W. McL~oD,
& E. Baows, S..M.aN~zR,
rOSEPH SPROTT, A. LEVI.
.T. s. wu.sos. W. c. D
LSON & DURANT,
AUorneys and Counselors af(Law,