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SUMTER, S. C.
In solicifing a continuance of the extensive pat
ronaae we are enjoying from the people of (larendon,
we wish to inforn the tlading public that our buyer
is constantly on the market and was fortunate enougl
to make his contracts before the recent "boost" iln
We are prepared to supply the trade with
manner and kinds of General Merchandise at prices
to defy competition and at the same time give to the
buyer the quality.a
Foreign and Domestic Z
Dry Goods, Dress Goods, P
E Fancy Goods,
Clothing, Shoes, Hats,.
:3 JGent's Furnishings
3 and Groceries.
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In all of these lines we propose to satisfy the
3 public demand, and we ask that you come to Sumter
and inspect our stock.
_ That we are in touch with the exporters of cotton
and we can and will pay the very highest market
prices for the fleecy staple. Our store has earned a
reputation as headquarters for farmers and we pro
pose to keep it up.
L Il BROTHERS. I
FIRST SPECIAL SALE
For the Season of 1899
75 ~ ozn iinaram i'ee 4-ply Linen Collars, 35 pieces Hlenrietta, in all colors, 36
ali style-s and sizes,. at 5e. inches', 26 1-2c.
410' zen guarianteed 4-ply Linen Cuttfs, 4 pieces Wool P.aid Dress 3oods at ~7c
b" h hints aind plain, all sizes, iat 11c. 10 pieces wool Plaid Dress Goods at 2due
5 dozen Newport Garters, assorted col- 2 pi-c-es Diagonal, extra valne, at 32 1-2
ors, at t9c. 3 pieces Platids, txtra value, at 397'.
5 pieces Plaids, extra value, at 47e.
Sex. 8 pieces Covert C-oth, extra value, at 40.
1 piece Blue Briliantine, 49e.
.A0 doz Sex, us~arted- colors, 4e per pair- 1 piece Blue Briliantine, 62 i-2c.
50 hoz Sox, rassorted colors, -Ie per pair. Navy Blue Serges, 49c, 58e and 62 i-2e.
50 dc-z Sox, assorted colors, extra he-avy, 54 inches Fiannels, in all colors, at 43c.
r74e per pair. 54-inch Ladies' Cloth, in all colors, at 69e
25 dloz Sex, Black ar d TIan', at 73c per pr. oversiuit Patterns are $3.79, $5 25, $6 50,
25 doz Sex, Black an~d Tan, at 1e per pr. $7.75 and S9.
Wool Sox at 221e.
Hats. boundBlack Dress Goods.
3 pieces Cashmere at 11 1-2c.
101 doz Black Alpine Hats, bndedges 5 pieces Fancys at 12 1-2.
ai-d wide band, at 49k. 2pee aesa 6c
20 doiz Brown Alpine Hats, bound edges 2 piecs Fasmr at 23c.
a.d wide band, at 49e. 1 piece fancy Briliantine at 32c.
t0 doz Nutria Alpine Hats, bound edges 1 - " "5c
am wide band1, at 49e. 1 62 1-2c.
3 duz each Black, Brown and Pearl Hats, 2 pieces Au-Wool Henrietta, 44c.
at 73e. 2 - " 59c.
5 doz Black and Brown Alpine Hats, 'at' 2 " - 7 1-2c.
Ute.1 piece plain Briliantine, each 30c, 40c,
10 doz Medium Shape All-Wool Hats, at 49c, 69c and 92c.
1 piece Serge, each 47 1-2, 58c, 69c and
:; dc'z Black and Brown Derbys, latest I 74
sihapes, regutar $2.50, but were branded $2 : pieces Crepons at 87 1-2c.
b. m istake. Mainnfacturer s loss is y-our '2 4 " $1.29.
gain. We- are selling this lot at $2- . .9
Special reductions on all other grades -1.9
e-pt the How-ard. SH OES.-Our Bargain
25 doz lined Jersey Cloth Gloves (mann- We have never been able to afford '-OLD
in~turer's samupks) asso::ted colors, cheap ait STOCK," so when a line gets down to three
50ic, for this sale, 25c- or tour pair we put theui on this counter
5 doz pair Dogskin Gloves, assorted col- and let them go for what they will bring.
otch WolG4vsa8e- 1 ad1e If you can be fitted you can secure a rare
idGioves at 73, Uke, Si 23, $1.48 and bran
All styles of Fleece-Lined Gloves at spe
eial prices. A special drive in one lot of 50 Boys'
overeoats, assorted patterns, at 83c, well
Colored Dress Goods. worth $1.50.
10) pieces Plaid Dress Goods at usc. Duchess Trousers.
8 pieces Plaid Dress Goods at lie Don't forget that we are agents for the
25 peces Pland ess Drss a oo11e. celebrated Duchess Trousers, whose guar
2J pices plin ac rs od tantee is 100 for a button, Si for a rip. Spe
10 pieces plain and fancy Dress Goods -at cial rednctions on all of them for these
S pijeces plain and fancy Dress Goods at Blankets.
t; pieces Diagonals, 42 inches wide, at Now is your chance to prepare for cold
i5 pieces Henriette, in all colors, 36 All our Blankets at greatly redrneed
inches, at 221e. jprices for this sale.
J. RYTTENBERG & SONS,
gestion. Regulates the Liver. Price, 25 ct.
Sold by R. B. Loryea.
ATLANTIC COAST LINE,
CHAPLESTON, S. C., Nov. 1), 1b9.
On and afttr th.s date the r..iwing
passenger schedule will be in efit-e:
NORT I EAST E RN RAILIZOAl .
*35. *23. '53.
L% Florence, 3.25 A 7.55 P.
Lv Kivgstice, 8.57
Ar Llflks, 4.38 9.15
Lv LUw; 38 9.1.5 7.1-AP.1
Ar Charleston, 6.03 10.50 9.15
*78. *32. *52.
Lv Cimrb-st.:, 6.33 A. 5.17 P. 7.00 A.
Ar Lanes. 8.18 6.45 8.32
Lv Lanes. 8 18 6.41
Lv Singstn+ 8.34
Ar Florence, 9.28 7. 55
'Dailyi. t Unily except Sunl.ay.
No. 52 runs throngb to Co'a:;bia via
Ce~lntl R. lR. of S. G.0 w.Aiva
frains Nos. 78 and 32 rua vi; Wilson
and Fnettevi!le---Short Line--and make
close connection for all points No:th.
Trai ns oi C. & D. R. It. cave Florence
udatily except Snndvay 9.55 a M, a rive D:tr.
lfigton 10.'28 a il, Cheraw, 11.40 a U1,
Wadtsloro 12.35 p m. Leave Florence
aily t xcep t Sunday, 8.00 p i, arn ve Dar
lington, 8 25 p m, Hartsvile 9.20 p in,
Bznnetsvilie 9.21 p mu, 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 Sun-tay 6.35
a m1, Bennettsville 6.59 a it, arrive D.rling
tor 7.50 a m. Leave Hirtsvilie daily ex
cept ,nndav 7 00 a in, arrive Darlington
7.45 a iu, leave Darlington 8.55 a in, arrive
Florence 9 20 a m. Leave Wadi sboro daily
except Sunday 4 25 p in, Cheraw 5 15 p M,
J)rlington 6.29 p w, arrive Florence 7 p
m. Leave Hartsville Sunday only 8.15 a m
Darlington 9.00 a in, arrive Florence 9.2
J.. 1. KENLEY, JNO. F. DIVINE,
Gen'l Manager. GL'l Slup't.
T. M. EMElRSON, Traffie .onger.
11. M. E 1IERSON, Gen'l Pis. Ag zt.
W. C. & A.
55. 35 52.
Lv Wiiington,*3.45 ).
Lv N:arion, 6.34
Ar Florence, 7.15
Lv Florence, *7.45 *2.34 A.
Ar Sumter, 8.57 3.56
Lv Suuter, 8.57 *9.40 A.
Ar Columbia, 10 20 11.00
No. 52 runs through from Charleston via
Central R. R., leavaug Charleston 7 a m,
Lanes 8.34 a in, Manning 9.09 a i.
54. 53. 32.
Lv Columbia, *6.40 A. *4 15 P.
Ar Sumter, 8.05 5.35
Lv Sznter, 8.05 6 o6 P.
Ar Fiorence, 9 20 7.20
Lv Florence, 9.50
Lv rion. 10.30
Ar Wilmington, 1.15
No. 53 rins through to Charleston, S. C.,
via 'entzal i. H., arriving ..:unning 6.04
p i, Lanes, 6.43 p mi, Charleston 8.30 p in.
I'rains on Conway Branch leave Chad
bourn 5 35 p i, arrive Conwiy 7 40 p w,
returning leave Conway 8.30 a m, arrive
Chadbourn 1 20 a in, Itave Chalbonin
11.50 a mi,arrive at Hnb 12.25 pmi,returning
leave Hub 3 00 p mu, arrive at Chadbouin
3 35 p w. D.tily except Sundar.
J. R. KENLY, Gen'i Manager.
T. M. EMERSON, Traflie Manager.
H. M. EMIElSON. Gen'l Pass. Agent.
CENTRAL 1t. lR. OF .40. CAROLINA.
Lv Charleston, 7.00 A. M.
Lv Latnes, 8.34 "
Lv Greeleyville, 8.46"
Lv Fores'tor., 8.55 "
Lv Wilson'sAMill, 9.01
Lv Manning. 9.09 "
Lv Alcolu, 9.16 "
Lv Brogdon, 9.25 "
Lv W. & S. .Juriet., 9.38"
Lv Sumter, 9.40
Ar Colnmbia, 11.00
Lv Columbia, 4.00 P. MI.
Lv Sunt.., 5 13 "
LvW. &S. Junet. 5.15 "
Lv Brogdon, 5.27 "
Lv Alcolo, 5.35 "
Lv Manning, 5.41 "
Lv Wilson's Mill. 5.50"
Lv Foreston, 5.57 "
Lv Greeleyville, 6.05"
Ar Lanes, 6.17
Ar Charleston, 8 00
'I \NCHESTilR & AUGUSTA R. RI.
Lv Sumter, 4.24 A. M,
Ar (reston, 5.19 "
Ar Orangeburg, 5.41 "
Ar Denmnark, 6.12 "
Lv Den mark, 4.17 P. M.
Lv Orange burg, 4 48"
Lv Creston, 5.15 "
Ar Sumter, 6.03 "
Trains 32 and 35 earry through Pullman
palac~e buff'et sleping ears between New
York and M'icon via Augusta.
a~r the, The Kind You Hiae Always Beligl'
W ilson and Summnerton R. R.
TimE TIAmL No. 1,
In ei'et ~Monday, .June 13thm, 1898.
Between Snoter anid Wilson's Mills.
N". 73 . Daily e-"ptS aumiay No. 72.
P MI Statins. P M
203 ....W&SJunctio.. 1227
2 38.........Parksvil.e....... 1130
3 35 ....Millard .........D10 1
3 50........Summerton ... 10 10
4 45..........Jorlbin....... 935
5 15 Ar..Wilson's Mi.311...Le 9 05S
Be.tween' MTilbitrd 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 A r St. Paul Le 10 35 3 25
PM AM AM PM
THOS. WILSON, President.
Next Thursday is the day for the
BIG FEED, and you can find at my
store EVERYTHING for the table.
NEW CITRON, CURRANTS,
RAISINS AND NUTS
For that Fruit Cake.
CRANBERRIES for the Turkey.
Have just received a lot of
New Buckwheat and Oatmea,
Full Cream Cheese, per lb....1e
Fresh Ground Pepper, per lb. . ..13e
Good Cooking Butter, per lb..25c
Finest Table Butter, per lb...30e
My stock of Groceries was never so
complete, and you will find here
everything you want.
We are still headquarters for Fine
Fruit, Candies, Vegetables, etc.
It will pay you to trade with us.
Come and look. Polite attention
ILLINOIS SHAFTS UNVEILED.
Monuments Dedicated oi Battl# fields
Around Chatt ano;,n.
CHArrANOOGA, Nov. 23.-At 10 o'clock
this morning the exercises of dedicating
the 107 monuments and markers of the
state of Illinois on the battlefields sur
rounding this city were held at Orchard
Knob, the site of one of the principal
memorial shafts, and famous during the
civil war as the headquarters of Gen
The day was clear and warm, typical
of this season in the central south. It
is estimated that more than 1,000 resi
dents of Illinois and at least 3,000 Chat
tancogA people attendea the exercises
and remained until the close of the pro
Among the distinguished visitors was
Senator Cullom, Governor Tanner and
staff; Commissioner of Pensions H. Clay
Evans, General H. V. Boynton repre
senting the secretary of war and a large
delegation from the confederate camp
of this city.
PILOT AND SAILOR DROWN.
Boat Capsizes nnd They Perish In
Sight of A"sIstance.
PENSACOLA, Fla., Nov. 28. - Pilot
Frank W. Walter and an Italian sailor
were drowned nere last night.
Walter boarded the Italian bark Pen
jacola late in the evening to pilot her
in. A high sea was running, the wind
was blustering and the vessel began to
bump the side of the channel.
Walter ordered the anchors out, and
in company with three of the sailors
started in a small boat for the pilot
steamer Sommers N. Smith to assist the
bark in. Their boat capsized. The cries
for help were heard on the government
steamer Poe, which went to their assist
Two of the sailors were rescued, and
later the body of Walter was found.
The other sailor is still missing.
Walter was one of the most popular
pilots here and stood high as a citizen.
He leaves a wife and six children.
ABBOTT TO GET HIS SEAT.
Supreme Court. Renders a Decision
RALEIGH, Nov. 23.-One of the most
interesting cases in recent years has
just been decided by the supreme court.
The railway commission was composed
of three members. The term of one ex
pired April 1. Another who had been
suspended by Governor Russell, and
who was found by the legislature to
have been illegally removed, resigned.
D. IL Abbott, Republican, had two
years to serve. The legislature abol
ished the commission and created the
corporation commission, giving the lat.
ter jurisdiction of railways. Three
members were appointed by the legisla
ture, and Abbott brought suit for the
seat of one of these, E. C. Beddingfield.
The lower court decided against Ab
bott, but the supreme court yesterday
reversedthis decision, and Abbott will
take his seat, ousting Beddingfield.
MAYOR OF MACON IS DEAD.
"Daisy" Price Succumbs to an Opera
tion For Peritonitis.
MAcox, Nov. 23.-Sylvester B. Price,
mayor of this city, is dead. He suc
cumbed to an operation for peritonitis
at the city hospital yesterday afternoon.
Mayor Price, called for many years
by his friends 'Daisy" Price, was one
of the most popular men in Macon. He
had beet elected several t.erms mayor,
and there was no opposition to his re
election nex: December.
He servec? as postmaster of Macon
during President Cleveland's second
term, having been nominated for that
position by Hon. T. B. Cabaniss, then
con gressman from the Sixsh-district.
He was a man of positive convictions
and his ternms as mayor were marked by
sharp COntentions with thuse who op
posed him. He was, however, generally
indorsed by the people.
State BoardI 3nst D~ecide.
LotilSvLLE, Nov. 23.-The county
election board, af ter hearing arguments
yesterday and today on the motion to
throw out the vote of the city of Louis
ville, decided to pass the matter up to
the state board, which will convene in
Frankfort. The motion to throw out
the vote was made by attorneys for the
democratic candidates, claiming the in
timidation of voters by soldiers on elec
tion day.___ ____
Electric Plant For Opelliks.
OPELUKA, Ala., Nov. 23.-The city of
Opelika has awarded the contract for
lighting the city for the next ten years
to J. W. Persons of Montgoimery, who
will build a valuable plant and contracts
to furnish arc lights at halt the price of
the present company and incandescents
at 20 per cent cheaper. It is said the
new plant will cost $30,000.
H.adl Cut Off by a Train.
Brx1NOEAM, Ala., Nov. 23.-Reuben
Carroll, a painter by cccupation, from
Cedartown, Ga., met a horrible death
last night on a track used by the Cen
tral of Georgia, Alabama Great South
ern and Southern railway, near Gate
City, a suburb of Birmingham, by being
run over by a train. His head was
mashed completely off.
$23,000 SuIt A gainst Evans.
KNOXv1LLE, Nov. 23.-Squire Thomas
Giffe, a leading citizen of Chattanooga,
today filed suit against H. Clay Evans
for $25,000. Giffe was a pension attor
ney and was disbarred by Evans sev
eral months ago He alleged Evans re
moved him for political reasons, and
not incompetency or violation of the
3tontgomnery Wants a Fair.
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov. 23.-The
Alabama State Fair association, which
has just concluded a very successful
season at Birmingham, is having seri
ous obstacles thrown in its way by the
ministers of that city, and a movement
is on foot to have the next fair held
Explosion Near Greenville.
GREENVILLE, S. C., Nov. 23.-The
boiler of the engine at Keeler's distill
ery, near Hellam Crossing, exploded,
killing Nitt Williams, a negro work
man, and seriously injuring Matt
ele, brother of the proprietor.
RECEIVER PUT IN CHARGE.
University Road 31ust Pay a Jud
m--nt For Dairn-ags.
DURHAM, N. C., Nov. 24 - Judge
Brown has appointed a receiver for the
State University railroad, a branch line
of the Southern railway, running from
University station to Chapel Hill.
This receivership is made o:1 petition
of L J. Andrews. atiministrator of C. M.
Andrews, who died in!.ianuar, 1898,
from injuries received on the nuiversity
railroad. On account of these injur ies
Andrews' administrators brought suit
for damages and secured a verdict 'or
$2,500. This judgment the rilroad re
fused to ratisfy, though of tcn demanded
to do so, and to secure its payment the
appointinent of a receiver was asked.
The court appointed Paul C. Graitm
of Durham as receiver and ordered the
defendant railroad to show cause before
the resident judge at Greensboro, N 0.,
Nov. 25, 18.99, at noon. why the receiv
ership shall not be continued until the
hearing of this cause.
The road was chartered by the legis
lature in 1868 and was later built by
the Richmond and Danville Railroad
company. When that company was
succeeded by the Southern the road be
came the property of the last named
The Southern is now the owner of
practically all the stock of this road, but
the road has been operated at a loss, and
the Southern has recently secured a
judgment against the company for 50,
To satisfy this judgment the road is
advertised for sale Dec. 4 under execu
tion by the sheriff of Orange county.
TWO HANGED FOR ASSAULT.
Mitchell and Lucky, Both N. geoF,
Executed at Darilugtont.
DARLINGTON, S. C., Nov. 24.-The
first legal execution in this state for
rape occurred today, Ed Lucky and
Tom Mitchell, negroes, being hanged
for an outrageous assault last month on
Miss Josephine Lafferty, a young white
Five negroes were apprehended at the
time and the lynching of all was nar
rowly averted by the prompt action
of the sheriff.
Lucky confessed and implicated
Mitchell, being the principal testimony
which convicted him. There was no
evidence against the others.
On the scaffold today Lucky repeated
his confession, but declared Mitchell
innocent. Mitchell protested innocence
to the end. Both necks were broken in
The trial was held two weeks after
the crime was committed and resulted
in prompt conviction.
FiLIPINO LEADER GIVES UP.
President of the Insurgent Congress
Surrenders to McArthur.
MANILA, Nov. 24.-Bautista, president
of the Filipino congress, presented him
self to General McArthur today and
formally renounced all further connec
tion with the insurrection. He was one
of the influential Filipinos who hesi
tated at the beginning of the war as to
which side with which to cast his lot.
He was offered a judgeship of the su
preme court, but declined.
He now announces that he desires to
accept the position and says the Filipino
congress and cabinet are scattered, never
to reassemble. Some of the members,
he adds, have returned to their homes,
while others are flying for safety. Many
of the congressmen have resigned and
he believes the Filipino soldiers will lay
~down their arms everywhere as soon as
they learn the truth.
REUNION COMES TO AN END.
Confederaate Ver-rans WVil Meet, la
Augusta~ N, xt Y,-iar.
SAVANNAH, Nov. 24.-The first annual
reunion of the Georgia confederate vet
erans came to an end this afternoon
when an adjournment was taken sine
die. The next convention will be held
in Augusta, at a date to be named.
This morning's session was taken up
in adopting resolutions. The city of
Savannah was thanked for its hospital.
ity and the Daughters of the Confed
eracy for the attention shown the vet.
erans while here.
A special committee was appointed to
pre pare resoluitions of regret at the death
of Vice President Hobart.
General Evans and other distinguished
veterans left for their homes this even
An oyster roast at Tybee was the
pincipal event this afternoon.
Prisoners Burned to Death.
- JEiuco, Tenn., Nov. 24-Granville
Neil and John Sprouls were cremated
here early this morning. The men were
arrested last night for drunkenness and
confined in the city calaboose. The
town marshal made a fire in their cell
and later in the night this fire ignited
the building. Gotbard's saloon, next
door, also burned. The cries of the men
awoke a lady across the street, whose
husband made an effort to rescue them.
It was too late. This morning the
charred remains of the two men were
found in the debris.
Mob Burie-t T;:eir Victim.
JACKsoN, Ga., Nov. 24.-Word was
received here yesterday that a small
posse of citizens who have been search
ing for the negro who attempted an as
sault on Mrs. John Thomas McClure
Monday came upon the man in a swamp
on the Oomulgee river near here late
Monday night, and immediately rid.
dled his body with bullets. It is re
ported that he was buried in the swamp.
Cotton Mil1l at Fitz-i'rnN'.
FITZGERALD, Ga., Nov. 24. - At a
largely attended meeting here it was
decided to erect a S60,000 cotton mill at
this place. More than half the capital
stock has been subscribed and the bal
ance is in sight. W. R Bowen was
elected temporary president and will at
once proceed with the preliminary ar
Ran Into a Broken switch.
MONTGO3MERY. Ala., Nov. 24. - A
freight train on the Mobile and Ohio
railroad ran into a broken switch, 21
miles from here, and Engineer Harry
Graw and Fireman Will Bagett were
FATHER KIDNAPS HIS BOY.
Takes Hirn I romru i: K; t-t'Krgartet of
;, D) (.., ur - chool.
DECATLR. Ala., Nov 25.-A pecuiiar
case of kidnaping occurred here yester
day, A. T. Shaw. a blind music trader,
capturing his own oy cf 6 years from
the kindergarten of tho Decatur school.
It aptears that in taking forcible
charge of his own cl:iild Shaw i3 in con
tempt of court, as the ci:ancery court
had given the child in charge of a man
named David Cook of Callman couLnty,
who bad reared the child from infa:cy
since its mofhtr went to tne insane a-y
lum, abcut six years ago, and its faiher
became unable to provide for it.
Shaw had, however, previously turned
the boy over to Cook's wife and subse
quently sued out habeas co-pus ;ro
ceedings to recover his child and failing
to appear, the court turned the child
over to Cook and wife, who, havinz no
offspring, have become deeply attached
to the little fellow.
Cook has since had the care and nur
ture of the boy, sending him to school
and doing for him as if he were his
own. Shaw's son has been watching
his chancqs and yesterday he and his
father kidnaped the boy from school.
They were followed to Hartselle, ar
rested and brought back and last night
while the officers were fixing the pa.
pers, Mrs. Cook walked into the court
room and quietly abducted the boy
Shaw intends fighting- for his child,
attorneys claiming that he cannot be
prevented from taking charge of his
WRECK ON THE CENTRAL.
Two Engineers Ki:led and a Firemain
GEORGETOWN, Ga., Nov. 25.-A seri
ous wreck occurred on tha Central rail
road 1 mile east of this place yesterday.
West and eastbound freight trains 93
and 94, the former going at a high rate
of speed, crashed into each other and
both engineers were instantly killed
and one fireman is said to be fatally in
Engineer Cliff McManus was found
to be terribly crushed and scalded when
taken fiom his cab and the body of En
gineer Alf Vining was found in a ditch
near his engine, mashed and mangled,
with one leg severed and one arm
hanging by a thread.
Fireman W. E. Monroe is so seri
ously injured that it is thought he can
The other fireman, whose name could
not be learned, escaped unhurt. while
Conductor Phelps and several negro
brakemen were badly bruised.
Both engines were battered and torn
to pieces and were so driven into each
other that they cannot be distinguished.
Neither, however, left the track.
Seven loaded freight cars were shat
tered to splinters and goods were scat
tered in all directions.
GENERAL MILES IN ATLANTA.
Commander of the Army Inspects
ATLANTA, Nov. 25.-General Nelson
A. Miles reached Atlanta at 12 o'clock
last night in the private car of President
Marvin Hughitt of the Chicago and
Northwestern railroad. General Miles
and party retired before the car reached
Atlanta and spent the night in the car.
The car was sidetracked and remained
in the railroad yards near the depot all
This morning General Miles went to
Fort McPherson for the purpose of in
specting the post- He is on a tour of
inspection and comes from New Or
leans. He has been in California and
inspected posts at San Francisco and
Los Angeles. He also inspected anum
ber of posts in Texas.
The general left on the midnight train
for Washington. ___
REVENUE OFFICIAL SHORT.
Deputy Collector at Statesvilit-, N. C.,
PIlaced Under Arrest.
ASHEVI.LE, N. C., Nov. 25.-Felix J.
Aley, deputy internal revenue collector
in charge of the stamp office at States
ville, N. C., who disappeared, has re
turned and is now in the hands of the
A special agent of the department
from Washington has gone over his ac
counts and finds a shortage of between
$4,000 and $5,000.
It is conjectured that the money was
lost in gambling.
Internal Revenue Collector Harkins
does not think the shortage will exCeed
Aley is a native of Cherokee county
and has a wife and two children.
Negro Shoots Two Othiees
BRTFON, Ala., Nov. 25.-News of a
double killing comes from Falkberry,
in this county. M. M. Fountain, a jus
tice of the peace, issued a warrant for
the arrest of a negro laborer who was
employed on the construction force of
the Repton-Pineapple ratilroad. The
bailiff summoned a deputy sheriff and
together they started to arrest the ne
gro. As they approached a sqnad of
workmen the negro, divining their pur
pose, drew a pistol and shot both of the
men to death and fled.
Tragedy ait a~ Negro Supper.
ABBEVILLE, S. C-, Nov. i5.-A. M.
Kennedy, a white farmer, was killed
last night at a negro hot supper on the
plantation of A. W. Smith, about 4I
miles from the city. He was shot
through the heart and instantly killed
by Hector Berneau, a negro umbrella
mender, who used a pistol. Kennedy
was not armed.
Met His D~eath ait a Crossing.
TALI.HASSEE, Nov. 25.--Joseph D.
Wilson, assistant superintendent of the
Florida insane asylum at Chattahoo
hee, while driving in a buggy across a
railroad track near the asylum, was
struck by a Florida Central and Penin
sular train and received injuries from
which he died.
Hobart lRests at Paterson.
PATERSON, N. J., Nov. 25. - The
earthly remains of the late vice presi
dent, Garret A. Hobart, were consigned
to a temporary resting place in the re
ceiving vault at Cedarlawn cemnetery
ea this city today.
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many suffer constantly from t. Thi isa
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Stha hey cannot be cured. Lt is tre
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efficient when the first symptomsof dis
ease appeared, a more rai woul
have been the result. No woman should
neglect herself. When the monthly pe
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fit sbst e. o rre larin any a.
or if 'she ffro fin oft tewom
whites. or any ot er female trouble.she
should at once resort the use of
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male Panacea will not fall. If there is any tendency to costiveness, indi
digestion or biliousness, move the bowels gently with a few mild doses ofSt.
Joseph's Liver Regulator. If your druggist does not keep these medieines__
write us and we will send them to you, all charges paid, upon receipt of price.
Panacea, $1.00 per Bottle. Liver Regulator, 2 5c per Package.
L. GERSTLE & CO., Chattanooga, Tenn.
Sold at 7Jo 1 Lory Drg I0ori Isno M. 0ciyoa, 1rq
L. B. DuRANT,
Nardware, - Cutlery - and - Crockery,
STMrTER, S. 0.
In order to accommodate my growing business, I have
moved mfy quarters into the spacious store lately occupied by
the Ducker-Bultman Compatny ,and I am prepared to fill all
orders. Call or write for what you want. My stock is com
plete, in fact larger than over before, having added to my im
mense stock of
Hardware, StoVes, Housefurnishing Goods,
Harness, Saddles, Leather, etc.,
A Large Line of Crockery.
I also handle in large quanties Paints, Oils and Window
My store is headquarters for (uns, Pistols, Powder,
Shot. Shell and all kinds of Sporting Goods.
Engine and M ill Sipplics.
All of our Stoves warranted.
L 3. DU ANT~,
SUMTER. S. C.
SEND NO MONEY o $1
xamine ~ ~ .3 iwa oz eretfe~ epo ariled if you R IG
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Sfrghtag. = e weighs 120 Poundsand thefreght will
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RNT R~ .W. Brown. G orgeW.Thars. Hm
H.ee TameJs, I E.hner, Lplnief.
WiararthA ers, io n E h e sw Jr.g Han-r
M___ie LI le, deeas . (ii! .
Juent for2 Fornelr nar. E l.
jenMorSr fteCore of Como ireas,'t~
inteabove staedation, 'toame, Fdiree~e1
ceari urdat M1tay of OPtober, C89u, I
wil s ell apu Iacin to her . Lile.-thd
hour fo judiia . u J on Mo'indy, the. 4.-r
day of Decembrn8, bidefsdath
foulowint fosrie Freclosesta: Ste
Ame tt racltb ortre of landn wit a
ithe bldingstehereoinituated, lying : n
flUL ~beaing in tie cou tny of Claron IStteI
GLASS HlL fity (150) acres, amon to hean bnnt i
oneth for th by lando ofu HN F. atesw
eanntn by ans'of R. cmJ. ola.yhand on ihe
west y and ofzbtr J. , . in Mahone y. th
Allrthate toact for pae rs.ad it i
~~being in herunyff Clarendon. ount.
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Fracreheamsreto Bsleinsu anden.l
ITh rbbnia life i.nuac F. .
i L il O1NeatIbIII f J Iolal.y ad nI.i
The hoies o Cte1rndondre invted tneys.
at p-~t:i ofMER seetng ro ah beantifuim oilae
im of ThetPalaThe andSunlFirestsdesianie.
Evary attentioneis givenoto styler.
Andu All ht.he yatest desmmim . 1
Missy S.enio is gcONA1 L D, . ISNMnig .C
The Painpoe farmSuirns. Cmanier
And Al the alest1ii~l(~. e Th ere aet nong be e
nts Aatobmae icnst
$2 ayearparticulrseekly dmty.
SJ.TRL.S W.LON, MnInSE.C
Or o ney B. LendA~
SPARKER'S imowe fring a n s-ntr-,.
I andepaymentsdtoebetmfde inhinstar
Iments. Foroparticularstapply to
4 BowlJnb Pre ng Yr. .Y
Brn yu obWr t heTmsTfhce Ie'U TRiAes
STILL IN THE RINGI Blacksmithing.
Since our last ad. we have received sev- a La ELL'S
eral Car Loads of Horses and Mules. Repair Shop
A full assortment of both on hand.
Among the horses are several nice match- the WheelwrighL 1-md Blaeksmith line; also
Luginp .nil liooile Repairing.
Come and see them.
AndI done promptly, at live and 1(-t live
VB Horse Shoeing receives special attention
and work c-f all kin-Is is solicited.
1 9 R. L.M BELL
Summter. S, C. Nv. 22, 199. M ANNING. S. C.