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VOL X. MANNING, S. C., NOVEMBER 1, 1899.
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R. A. WHITE'S
I repair stoves, pnpS and n111 wa-r
pipes, or I will P"I * a Tw po111up
If 'you need anv soldering done i ? met
31v horsw is lam1. Wh? lk cans I did
not bave it shod by R. A. Wi-ite, tLe nan
that puts on suci neat shoesn :nd
horses travel with so onch ease.
We Make Them Look New.
'We are-t makintg a spl~eci:ty of r- paimiin
old bnggies, cariages. road cartz and .a -
Cmei and see me. Niy prices will please
you, and I guarantee all of my work.
Shop. on the corner blow R.. M. Dean's.
R. A. W HITE,
Have you called on HERIOT,
the Baker, yet? If not, do so
and purchase.a trial lot of
his Bread, Rolls, Cakes and
Facey Crackers, all of which
are guaranteed to be fresh.
He also keeps in stock the
best line of Canned Goods
and Meats to be found in
town. Will give you special
bargains also in Heavy Gro
ceries. Your patronage is
solicited. If fresh goods and
low prices availeth anything
you will call again.
JOHN W. HERIOT,
In Rear of Bank.
look In Your Mirror
Do ousee sparkling eyes, a healthy,
fu form? 'These rttractios are the reut
of good health. If. they are absent, there
is nearly always some disorder of the dis
tntyfminin orgas present. Heath
Wine .r Cardl
makes women beautiful and healthy.
It strikes at the root of all their
trouble. There is no menstrual dis
order, ache or pain which it will not
cure. It is for the budding girl, the
busy wife and the matron approaching
the change of life. At every frying
crisis in a woman's life it brings
health, strength and happiness. It
costs $r.oo of medicine dealers.
For advice i- cases requiring special
directions, adcaress, giving symptoms.
" The Ladies' Advisory Department,
The Chattanooga Medicine Co., Chat
"I was trubled at noil
witerrins in myhead ani
back, but kave been enieyrelieve by Wine
ALWAYS KEEP ON HAND
There Is no kind of pain
or ache, internal or exter
nal, that Pain-Killer ZEwill
LOOK our FOR IMITATIONs AND sUB
STITUTEs. * THE GENUINE L BOTTLE
BEARS THE NAME, ly
PERRY DAVIS &'SON.
J0SEPH F. HAE
A 7TulI:NEY AT L.1W.
MIANNIN G, S. C.
2'; NYx: A . C.
Do You Eat Meat?
Well, the place to get your Meat is at
That is where all the citizens of Manning
get their meit.
Wbv do they go there? Because they get
the very best of meat and all kinds of goot
They have a very good and polite cutter
Eight Years' Experience in City.
Ile makes the very best
an.1 everything you get in a city market.
They are strictly up-to-date.
They don't have any loafing aronnd their
Everything kept clean and ladies can
call and puria-e their meats.
Come and see our market, it is alwtvs
il of the very best and finest meats.
Ca!' on us for your meatq, Give us a
tri.al ord'r on our Bceakfast tasage, gnar.
anteed all Pork.
_:Telephone "No. 23.
JAMES & SON,
Wn. E. JAMES, Manager.
'STATE OF SOUTH GAROLINA,
County of Clarendon.
COURT OF CO\IMON PLEAS.
W. D. Gamble, Piaintiff,
Julius H1. Morris Defendant.
Judgment for Foreclos-ire a.nd Sale.
UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF A JUDG
ment Order of the Court of Common Pleas,
in the above stated action, to me directed.
bearing date 31st day of May, 1899, I
will sell at pulic auction, to the highest bid
der for cash, at Clarendon Court House, at
Manning in said conuty, within the legal
honrs for judicial sa!es, on Monday, the 6th
day of November, 1899, being salc;day, the
following described real estate:
All that piece. parcel or tract of land sit
ate. lying ad being in the county of
Crendo::, in the said State, entaining
fifty-seven (57) acres and bonnded as fo!
lows. to wit:
On the north by lands of Mrs. Mary E.
DaBose; on the east by lands of or known
as the McIntosh land; on the south by
other lands of the said Julius H. Morris1,
and on the west by lands of It. P. Morris.
Purebaser to pay for papers.
D. J. BRADHAM.
Sheriff Clarendon County.
Manning, S. C., Oct. 21, 1899. [2-1-4
Sumter, S. C.,
flslkr Opera HousE.
Stock recently closed out. Open
New Slvdish Shoes
From the best manufacturers. And
every pair of Shoes guaranteed. Six
teen years experience in this vacimi
We know the Styles best suited to
the wants of the people.
iLook for the City Clock,
Under it you will find the best Shoes
in the city. We have many good
customers in Clarendon, but we want
WIsh's Shoe Store
Money to Lend
COn improved farming lands-inter
est at ' per cent. Long time given
and payments to be made in instal
ments. For p)articulars apply to
LEE & MOISE,
Sumter. S .
Or to F. B. HOFFMAN,
4 Bowling (Greens, New York, N. Y.
The Prudential !.ife Insurance Co.
issues up)-to-date Life Policy.
The Palatine and Sun Fire Ins. Companies.
There are none better.
Also HEALTh AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE.
Insure Against Sickness.
$2 a year pays $5 weekly indemnity.
10 " " 25 "
J. L. WI LSON, Maunin'. S. C.
New glsses p)ut'into old framnes,
or new frames fitted to old glasses.
Have your eyes te-sted at
RUAME'S DRUG STORE,
RIUMM ERTON S. C
VICE PRESE HOBART'S
:.RIENDS ARE UNEASY
His Condition Is Such as to
Cause Grave Fears.
A CHANGE FOR THE WORSE
Ret!cence is Observ 1 by "Members of
the Distinguished Patient's Family
With Respect to Alarmlug Reports
PATTERSON, N. J., Oct. S0.-There
was considerable anxiety among the in
timate friends and neighbors of Vice
President Hobart over a report that Mr.
Hobart, who has been in poor health,
had taken a change for the worse in the
last 24 hours. It was said that the vice
president passed a tad night and was
quite weak today.
At the Hobart residence the usual re
ticence was observed by Mr. Hobart's
secretary and the servants. The only
information that could be obtained there
was that there had been no alarming
change in the vice president's condition
in the last day or two.
The representative of the family who
answered the calls of newspaper men at
the house, speaking in a guarded way,
said that he did not consider there had
been any material change in Mr. Ho
bart's condition and that he was quite
Brigadier General Congdon of the
National guard of New Jersey and an
intimate friend of the vice president
said today that Mr. Hobart's condition
was such as to cause grave fears in the
At 2 p. m. Mr. Hobart, though still
conscious, was believed to be sinking.
Dr. William Newton, the family physi
cian, Mrs. Hobart and the nurses are
constantly at the vice president's bed
INSURANCE AS COMMODITY.
Supreme Court Fixes the Negotiable
Status of Life Polices.
ATLANTA, Oct. 30.-The commercial
value and negotiability of life insurance
policies were the subjects Saturday of
decisions in the supreme court of the
In one case it was decided that, "while
a valid contract of insurance cannot
lawfully be taken on the life of another
by one who has no insurable interest
therein, yet, as one has an insurable in
terest in his own life, he may lawfully
procure insurance thereon for the bene
fit of any other person whose interest he
desires to promote. A contract so en
tered into is in no sense a speculative
In another case in which the assign
ment of an insurance policy was at
stake, the supreme court held that a
creditor of a person having his life in
sured, who takes an assignment of the
policy to secure his debt, is only enti
tled to retain, after collecting the policy,
such an amount as is sufficient to pay
the debt, together with all advances the
creditor has made to keep the policy in
ROAD NEARS COMPLETION.
New Link of the Southern Will Beo
Ready In D~ecember.
COLUmBA, S. C.,* Oct. 30.-Southern
railway contractors announce that the
construction of the new 32-mile link in
the Florida line is nearing completion,
and the fast trains will be run over the
road Dec. 1.
The Edisto river bridge was completed
yesterday and all other bridges and
grades are complete. Track laying is
erogressing night and day at the rate of
134 miles a day.
The southerr.'s lease on the Florida
Central an Peninsular expires Jan. 1,
and the latter road goes to the Seaboard,
which is building from Columbia to
Cheraw. 80 miles, to tap its main line.
The Southern's new route almost par.
allels the Florida Central and Penin
L:arg Pig Iron Shipments.
BIRaMNGH AM, Ala., Oct. 30. - The
figures showing the shipments of pig
iron and cast iron pipe from the field of
Alabama and Tennessee and from the
Birmingham district evidence a grati
fying increase in all departments of the
business for the period of nine months
ending Oct. 1, 189~9. The total pig iron
shipments from Alabama and Tennessee
were 1,162,216 tons, an increase of 202,
774 tons. At the present monthly ratio,
which is 135,000 tons, the shipments for
the year will aggregate at least 1,600,000
tons, an increase over last year of 250.
Suit Against Arthiur Sewail.
RALEIGH. Oct. 30. --United States
Marshal Dockery has served the papers
in a suit for libel brought at Beaufort
against Arthur Sewall of Maine, one of
whose vessels, the Carrie, a derelict, was
taken to that point a few days ago. Two
crews sighted the vessel. The one
which first sighted her did not reach
her until after the other crew had
boarded her. Sewall paid the first crew
on board $1,300 for salvage. The vessel
and cargo are worth $40,000. Now the
crew waich first fighted her sues for
New Hotels at Charleston.
CHARLESTON, Oct. 30.-Charleston is
discussing the prospect of having two
new resort hotels. One, it is claimed,
will be located not far from the battery
and will be for millionaires only. Plans
have been drawn for the other, to be
erected on the site of the St. Charles,
recently burned. It is to be six stories
high, with salarium and court, and will
contain about 100 rooms. The name of
the projectors and exact locations of the
hotels are withheld.
From Wilmington to Atlanta.
WILMINGTON, N. C., Oct. 30.-Dr. W.
C. Wertenbaker, in charge of the ma
rine hospital here, has been ordered to
Atlanta, Ga., to report to Governor
1Candler for temporary duty; it is sup.
posed in connection wvith the recent re
ported outbreak of smallpox in the south
BIG VICTORY FOR KNIGHTS.
They Obtain Control of the Walker
County, ANa., Mines.
Bl.MINGHAm, Ala., Oct. 28. - The
Knights of Labor have scored a signal
victory over the United Mine Workers
and have practically obtained control of
the Walker county coal mines, among
the most important in the district. The
fight was in reality a contest for recog
nition at the hands of the big operators
and proved a battle royal, in that its
loss to the United Mine Workers meant
a slau in the face for that organization.
which heretofore practically controlled
all the coal mines in the state.
The test was made at the mines of
the Galloway Coal company, which by
reason of its capacity fixes the scale for
the smaller operatives. Demands for
recognition were made on the company
by the officers of both orders and after
a conference with the officers President
Galloway addressed a communication
to Uaster Workman A. J. O'Keefe of
the Knights of Labor recognizing his
The Walker county mines employ be
tween 1,200 to 2,000 miners and is an
important factor to the labor situation.
UNIVERSITY FACULTY MET.
Prayer of Teachers For a Summer
ATLANTA, Oct. 28.-The prayer of the
teachers of Georgia that they be given
an opportunity to secure summer in
struction at the state university has
been granted, so far as it is possible for
the trustees of the university to grant it.
At a special session of the board of
trustees held in this city yesterday, a
report of the faculty, with plans and
courses of instruction for university
summer sessions, was unanimously
adopted, and all that is necessary to
make the summer school a reality is a
small appropriation by the legislature.
Under the plan which has been
adopted, the first summer session will
be held next summer, beginning July 2
and endmg Aug. 25, eight weeks in all
The courses of instruction which have
been given the approval of the trustees
are especially designed to meet the de
sires of the teachers.
He Was Charged With Killing His
Father Last July.
TcSCUMBIA, Ala., Oct. 2b. -After de
liberating 32 hours, the jury by whom
John Weatherford was tried for murder
in the first degree last night returned a
verdict of not guilty.
On the night of July 19, H. A. Weath
erford, a railroad engineer, was shot
and killed while sleeping in a caboose.
The murderer had fired from the top of
a freight car on another track.
No clew was obtained as to who com
mitted the deed until the following day,
when bloodhounds were placed on the
traiL The dogs went swiftly and with
out hesitation from the scene of the
crime to the home of John Weather
ford, son of the murdered man, and it
was with difficulty that a lynching was
Robbery at Nicholson, Ga.
ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 28.-N'ews has
reached Athens of a bold burglary in
Nicholson, Ga., about 10 o'clock p. m.
The burglars entered the office of C. L.
Bond, postmaster and ticket agent of
Nicholson, and beat him over the head
until he was unconscious. Then they
roceeded to take everything in sight.
Postage stamps and money, amounting
to a considerable sum, were taken.
When Bond regained consciousness the
burglars were gone. Bloodhounds have
been put upon their trail and every
effort will be made to capture them.
Swift. Justice Ina This Cast.
LUXBERTON, N. 0., Oct. 2. - Ed
Blount, a negro, who attempted to as
sault Miss 'l:iloy-Moore and her younger
sister as they were returning from
church Thursday night, was captured
and tried before Judge Dossey Battle,
who was holding a special term of court
at Lumberton, the judge postponing a
murder case in which he was engaged
in order to try Blount, who was con
victed and sentenced to 15 years at hard
labor. He will reach the penitentiary
28 hours after the commission of the
Miorgan Tialcen Suddenly Ill.
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Oct. 28.-While
Senator Joha T. Morgan was addressing
an audience in the theater here last
night he was taken suddenly ill and
was unable to finish his speech. When
General Morgan began his speech his
voice was hoarse and he seemed troubled
with a chest cold. After about 30 min
utes he drank some ice water, which
caused nausea, and he was forced to
,leave the stage. His physician states
that he fears no serious result from the
President Comner Improves.
SAVANNAH, Oct. 28.-The condition of
President H. M. Coiner of the Central
of Georgia railwa-; shows no cause for
immediate concern. Mr. Comner has
seen several of his friends since his re
turn from New York, and chatted with
them pleasantly, talking at times even
of business matters. Though confined
to his bed, he keeps up closely with
what is going on, sometimes sending
for his secretary and dictating short
A Compromise Is Reached.
NAsHVILLE, Oct. 28.-A compromise
has been reached between the state
Iboard of examiners and attorneys rep
resenting the railroads of the state,
which will take out of tL e courts the lit
igated assessments of 18'J7-.98 and pre
vent litigation of the assessments of
Neumeister Case Is Ended.
TAVAREs, Fla., Oct. 28.-The Neu
meister alleged murder case has ended
here by the grand jury refusing to find
a true bill against Mrs. Neumeister and
Fred Nye. An analysis of the dead
man's stomach failed to find the slight
est trace of any poison.
A Famuous inventor D:-ad.
BALTIMORE, Oct. 28.-Ottmnar Mer
genthaler, the inventor of the linotype
Itypesetting machine, die'...dis morning
of consumption. He was born in Ger
enan anMaw10, 14.
ODDS AND ENDS OF NEWS.
WHAT IS GOING ON IN ALL PARTS
OF TIIM WORLD.
Sir Thomas Lipton announces that he
will try for the America's cup again in
William P. Lord of Oregon has been
appointed envoy extraordinary and min
ister plenaipotentiary to the Argentina
Emperor William -yill exhibit the
Frederick the Great collection of curios,
literary treasures and French paintings
at the Paris exposition.
E. P. Ingham, United States district
attorney under Harrison, and H. K.
Newitt, his assistant, have been con
victed in Philadelphia of conspiracy to
Governor Candler has called on Sur
geon General Wyman of the marine
hospital service to protect the towns of
South Georgia against the yellow fever
refugees from Miami, Fla.
The Alabama Boys' Industrial school,
chartered and endowed by the last state
legislature, will be located near Bir
mingham, and bids fcr erecting the
main building have been asked.
The people of Marion, S. C., have
presented Lieutenant Victor Blue with
a lovin'g cup.
Leota, a lion tamer, was severely bit
ten on the thigh by one of three beasts
she was training at Atlanta.
The Tennessee conference, Methodist
Episcopal church, south, has raised its
total subscription to the twentieth cen
tury education fund to $10,000.
The Forty-eighth volunteer infantry,
now at Fort Thomas, Ky., has been or
dered to proceed to San Francisco
preparatory to embarking for the Phil
The Kansas City and Eldorado rail
road has been sold to the Missouri, Kan
sas and Texas railroad company for the
amount of its bonded indebtedness,
The governor of Mississippi has par
doned Charles 0. Summers, the noted
express robber and ex-Pinkerton de
tective, who voluntarily returned to the
prison several weeks ago to servo out an
Macon tailors threaten a strike for
New Jersey has presented Admiral
Sampson with a sword.
E. W. Carmack has announced that
he will enter the race for senator in
A giant brass combine is being formed,
which, it is stated, will comprise all the
plants in the Naugatuck valley, Conn.
Grant Allen, the author, who has
been in ill health for some time past, is
dead. He was born at Kingston, Oat.,
Michael Davitt, Irish Nationalist
member of parliament for South Mayo,
has given formal notice that he will re
sign as a protest against the Boer war.
The Southern Music Teachers' asso
ciation has been permanently organized
in Atlanta by the election of James Mc
Clain, Atlanta, president; R. H. Peters,
Spartanburg, S. C., vice president, G.
W. Bryant, North Carolina, secretary;
B. C. Davis, Atlanta, treasurer.
Rear Admiral Schley will visit At
lanta on Nov. 4.
Guatemala has agreed to arbitrate an
Amerian claim. -
The W. C. T. U. in national conven
tion denounced the wdar in the Philip
Senator Mallory of Florida, who has
been very ill in Washington for several
days, is now better.
A Yale undergraduate and a ycung
woman have been sentenced to jail fcr
kissing publicly in New Haven.
D. H. Rhodes, an employe of the
quartermaster's deparsment, has de
parted for Mlanila to make arrangements
for bringing to this country the bodies
of American soldiers who have fallen in
Henry Irving and his company, com
prising 56 persons, among whom are
Miss Ellen Terry, Miss Ethel Clark and
Lawrence Irving, has reached New York
from London for a brief tour of this
A state of siege has been proclaimed
in the province of Bacelona, S pain.
Miss Helen Gould has given $6,000 to
the League For Social service, to be
used in a crusade against Mormonism.
The United States transport Missouri,
with a large quantity of medical sup
plies and a number of nurses, has ar
rived at Port Said enroute to Manila.
Pearl Thurman, who was fatally
wounded while attempting to rob the
Seviervilie, Tenn., bank, in company
with the Derrick boys, Oct. 13, is dead.
A colossal bronze statue of Christ
blessing mankind, which was being
hoisted into a niche in the new cathe
dral at Berlin, fell 100 feet. No one
The Manufacturers' Record of Bal
timore reports that southern industries
have, during the past week, been marked
by a steady Improvement, and by the
efforts of men Interested in iron, lumber,
phosphate and textiles to meet the in
creasing demand for them.
Successful tests of Marconi's wireless
telegraph have been made between the
warships New York and Massachusetts.
Famine expenditures have compelled
the Indian government to suspendi tele
rphic transfers and restrict council
Senator Pettigrew of South Dakota,
in a speech at Woonsocket, eulogized
Aguinaldo and declared that he was
ashamed of his country.
Two running horses collided on the
racetrack at the state fair in Atlanta.
One of the animals was instantly killed
and both jockies were seriously injured.
According to George WV. Perkins,
president of the Cigar Mlakers' Interna
tional union, a bitter fight is to be
waged by that organization against the
annexation of the Philippine islands.
A verdict of not guilty has been re
turned in the suit of Joseph Oday for
$50,000 damages against the Chicago
and Northwestern railway and the Wa
as .aila for alleged blacklisting.
The lleaviest Thing in tliC World.
The heaviest thing in the world is the
metal osmium, the bluish white metal
with violet luster which Mr. Smithson
Tennant discovered 90 years ago in the
residue from dissolved platinum ores.
This metal has a specific gravity of k2.
477; that of gold being 19.265; lead,
11.367; iron, 7.79, and lithium, the
lightest, only 0.594.
The French chemist, Joly, determined
that osmium is likewise the most in
fusible of metals. It coud never be
made to yield to the oxyhydrogen flame
which makes platinum and irridium
run like water, but Joly has been sub
jecting osmium to the exclusively high
temperature of the electric arc which
Moissan has of late employed successful
ly in the manufacture of diamonds.
Under this fierce heat the rare metal,
ruthenium, which used to be deemed all
but infusible, readily melts, but osmium
remains refractory, there being ajoarent
ly only the faintest traces of fusion. On
this account osmium cannot be prepared
in sufficient quantities to make it very
useful in the arts, but its alloy with ir
ridium, which defies the acids, is of
some value, nothing better having been
found wherewith to tip gold pens. Be
ing nonmagnetic, its employment for
the bearings of the mariner's compass
has been advocated.-Popular Science
A Shower of Hats and Shoes.
Charles F. W. Mieglatz contributes
"A Boy's Recollections of the Great
Chicago Fire" to St. Nicholas. Mr.
Once, for a few minutes, I thought it
was all over with me. The flames
sprang from the middle of the block,
on the east side of Wells street between
Washington and Randolph, to the mid
dle of the block between Randolph and
Lake streets. Here a remarkable thing
happened. At the northwest corner of
Wells and Lake streets I stopped for a
moment to catch my breath and to look
back. At the southeast corner there
was a boot and shoe shop, which had a
glass front on the rear alley, similar to
that on the street front, but not so elab
orate. The fire struck this alley front
with a force that swept the boots and
shoes through the shop and into the
street in a flash. A tongue of flame shot
out, rolled across the street and kindled
a tar kettle and a barrel, such as pavers
use, bringing with it a shower of boots
and shoes. Almost at the same instant
the fire threw itself against a hat fac
tory, a few doors east of the boot and
shoe shop. It hit the rear of the build
ing with the same impelling force, and
the bats flew up into the air like spray.
Our Immense Railway System.
The railway system in the United
States employs 36,000 locomotives, 26,
000 passenger cars and 8,000 mail and
baggage cars. These figures seem large
till the number of freight cars is stated,
which is 1,250,000. A passenger train
consisting of locomotive, tender, bag
gage and six passenger cars, with their
contents, is estimatd to weigh about
184 tons. Freight trains sometimes
reach a weight of 550 tons. An ordinary
passenger car costs from $4,000 to $5,
000 and a sleeping car anywhere from
$10,000 to $20,000. The system, with
its gigantic equipment, is practically
tho growth of a single generation. With
the additions of another quarter or half
a century posterity ought to stand and
gaze at its stupendous proportions. But
it will probably be gradually educated
out of all its capacities of wonder, as we
have been out of many of our own.
New York Tribune.
The Overruling of a Judge.
A judge the other day awoke in the
night to find his room in the possession
of two armed burglars. Covered by the
pistol of one of the marauders, the
judge watched the proceedings with
his usual judicial calm. One of the
depredators found a watch. "Don't take
that, " the judge said, "it has little
value and is a keepsake." "The motion
is overruled, " replied the burglar. "1
appeal," rejoined the judge. The two
burglars consulted, and the spokesman
then replied: "The appeal is allowed.
The case coming on before a full tribunal
of the supreme court, that body is of
the unanimous opinion that the decree
of the lower court should be snestained,
and it is accordingly so ordered." Pock
eting the watch, court adjourned.
Diggs-Do you know whether Alder
man Blank still has his office on the
second floor of the Cloudland building
Biggs-No. Hio is now located on the
nineteenth floor of the same building.
Diggs-Indeed ! What was his idea of
making the change?
Biggs-I guess he discovered he had
no show of being elected to a higher
office, so he concluded to rent one.
She looked at him with soulful, pen
"In what," she asked, "do you think
true earthly happiness, if it existed,
Ho gave the question careful consid
eration before he answered.
"In having weather that would en
able one to wear an overcoat in summer
and a crash suit in winter. "-Washing
The native Andamanese women have
a curious custom. When one of them
bomes a widow, she prepares the skull
of her deceased husband and carries it
about suspended at her side. There it
answers the purpose of a treasure box,
in which she places her jewels,. her
money and other valuable possessions,
so far as space will allow.
Fewer French ships pass through the
Suez canal than German, Italian or
Chinese rice paper is made from the
traw of the rico plant.
County Treasurer's Office,
Manning, S. C., Sept. 27, 1899.
The tax books will be open for the
collection of taxes for the fiscal year
commencing January 1st, 1899, on
the 10th day of October, 1899, and
will remain open until the 31st day
of December, following, after which
time a penalty of 15 per cent. at
taches to all unpaid taxes.
The following is the tax levy:
For State purposes, five (5) mills.
For ordinary county tax, four and
one-fourth (4j) mills.
For past indebtedness, t h r e e -
fourths (f) of one mill.
For constitutional school tax, three
(3) mills. Total, thirteen (13) mills
(separate from special school tax).
Special two (2) mills school tax,
School District No. "19." Total, fif
teen (15) mills.
Special two (2) mills school tax,
School District No. "10." Total, fif
teen (15) mills.
Special three (3) mills school tax,
School District No. "21." Total, six
teen (10) mills.
Special four (4) mills school tax,
School District No. "20." Total, sev
enteen (17) mills.
Special four (4) mills school tax'
School District No. 7. Total, seven
teen (17) mills.
Special four (4) mills school tax,
School District No. 22. Total, seven
teen (17) mills.
Special four (4) mills school tax,
School District No. 9. Total, seven
teen (17) mills.
Every male citizen between the
ages of twenty-one and sixty years,
except those incapable of earning a
support from being maimed or from
other causes, and except those who
are now exempt by law, shall be
deemed taxable polls. The law re
quires that commutation road tax
shall be paid for the succeeding year
when State and County taxes are
paid. S. J. BOWMAN,
Treasurer Clarendon County.
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2Fancy Goods, 8
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ATLANTIC COAST LINE.
CHnLEsToN, S. C., Apr. 17, 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 Lanes, 4.38 9.15
Lv Lanes, 438 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.
Trains on C. & D. R. R. leave Florence
daily except Sunday 9.55 a m, arrive 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 m, Hartsville 9.20 p m,
Bennetsville 9.21 p in, Gibson 9.45 p m.
Leave Florence Sunday only 9.55 a m, ar
rive Darlington 10.27, Hartsville 11.10.
Leave Gibson daily except Sunday 6.35
a rm, Bennettsville 6.59 a m, arrive Darling.
ton 7.50 a m. Leave Hartsville daily ex
cept Sunday 7.00 a m, arrive Darlington
7.45 a m, leave Darlington 8.55 a m, arrivo
Florence 9.20 a m. Leave Wadesboro 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 8.15 a m
Darlington 9.00 a mi, arrive Florence 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.
55. 35. 52.
Lv Wilmington,*3.45 P.
Lv Marion, 6.34
Ar Florence, 7.15
Lv Florence, *7.45 *3.25 A.
Ar Sumter, 8.57 4.29
Lv Sumter, 8.57 '9.40 A.
Ar Columbia, 10.20 31.00
No. 52 runs through 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.sO A. *4.00 P.
Ar Sumter, 8.05 5.13
Lv Somter, 8.05 *6.06 P.
Ar Florence, 9.20 7.20
Lv Florence, 9.50
Lv Marion, 10.30
Ar Wilmington, 1.15
No. 53 runs through to Charleston, S. C.,
via Central R. R., arriving Manning 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 n,
returning leave Conway 8.30 a in, arrive
Cbadbourn 11.20 a in, leave Chadbourn
11.50 a m,arrive at Hub 12.25 pmreturning -
leave Hub 3.00 p m, arrive at Chadbourn
3.35 p in. 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
LjvAlcolu, 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 Alcoln, 5.35 "
Lv Manning, 5.41 "
Lv Wilson's Mill, 5.50"
Lv Foreston, 5.57 "
Lv Greeleyvillc, 6.05"
Ar Lanes, 6.17 "
Ar Charleston, 8.00 "
MANCHESTER & AUGUSTA R. R.
Lv Sumter, 4.29 A. M.
Ar Creston, 5.17 "
Ar Orangeburg, 5.40"
Ar Denmark, 6.12 "
Lv Denmark, 4.17 P. M.
Lv Orangeburg, 4.50"
Lv Creston, 5.13 "
Ar Sumnter, 6.03 "
Tra-ins 32 and 35 carry through Pullman
palace buffet sleeping cars between New
York and Macon via Augusta.
iWoon and Summerton R. R.
TIME TABLE 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. P M
200 Le.......iuter...Ar 1230
2 03 -....W & S Junction....- 12 27
250 .......,..Silver......... 1110
3 50- ......Summerton... 10 10
4 20....... ...Davis,........ 945
4 45........Jordan ... ......935
5 15 Ar..Wilson's Mills..Le 9 05
Between Mliltard and St. Paul.
No. 73. No. 75. No. 72. No. 74.
P M A M Stations A M P M
3 05 10]15 Le Millard Ar 10 45 3 35
3 15 10 25 Ar St. Paul Le 10 35 3 25
P'M AM AM PM
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Office lately occupied by the late B.
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