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TH ID COUNTY CONVENTION.
JNI?TT8VILLK. SO. CA.
ii?sday, May? "9. J 888.""
Mlshed Weekly i
I.50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE
in Post b/)lcc ?uildlnv.
Jrgan for tho JPown and County,
?'EST ADVCRTIS1HG MEDIUM IK THE GOUHIY. \
est Donn- Fido Circulation of any
|ublishod in Marlboro County.
m Gibson le our authorized
^Station, N. C.
Pursuant to a published call by County
Chairman, C. H. McCall, n coo von lion was
hold in tho Court Houso on Monday, to
oloofc nix delegates to tho Stato Couvoutiou
at Columbia on tho 17th of May.
Hon. C. S. McCall WUB olootcd Chair
man, and H. P. Johnson'Seorotary.
Tho following are thc delegates elect-?
cd lrom the Clubs:
J B Stubbs, J A Molimin, JamcB T
Odom, J H Liles, ll D Mooro, E ll Staf
ford, J A Stubbs, J A Usher. Lowie Odom,
Y, W Odom.
Lovi Ivoy, John Barrontino, J T Cov
ington, W J Covington, Col. John Coving
ton, D P McQuaig, Wellington MoCull, J
F MoKiuuon, J A Moitun, D A llorry,
Jonathan Woodloy, Kev. L. M. Hamer, II
H Hamer, T O Mooro.
J B Green, W V Lester, I W .Williams,
W B Adame, V A Miller, J P Brocdon,
W K Bethen, W A Mooro, N B Bothca, W
1) Mooro, A M Flothor, Win Norton, S
W P Ktnnoy, W ? Rogers, R II Hodges,
JQIIII C?rabo, C N Rogers, N B Rogers, J
13 Rogors, R W Hayes, J P Hodges, J M
Hayes, A B Bryant, Elmoro Allen.
C S McCall, W D Evans, T S Evans, O
M Weatliorly, J F Everett, Knox Livingo
ton, John L MoLaurin, B A Rogers, W E
Tliomas, II P Johnson, T D McCall, A J
T N Mens, H B Freeman, Ed. Medlin,
E Sternborger, Jus S Loggotto, Dr P D
Humor, J A Calhoun, J A Woodley, John
C Dunbar, A J HuestCHS.
J J Graham, A J II Lune, JJ MoLaurin,
Eli Willis, Joseph Parker, Furmau Willis,
Alexander M?ttau, MoD Morrison, Wosloy
BM ITU VILLE.
RM Pogues, JoliD B Irby, Alox Chnvis,
E W Pointer, Eliab Chavis, Eli Chavif,
Alox Brigmau, N L Swott, S G W Sbipp.
J N Drako, J A Drako, Jno. Roynolds,
W T Roynolds, P M John, Lawrence Al
ford, Thos Jackson, Chas. Croslnud, P A
Bounds, D S John, E W Weatherly, J C
On motion tho nominations for dologatcs
carno from tho door, and tho following
named gentlemen woro placed in nomina
tion : C. S. McCall,. W. I). EvauB, J. N.
Drako, Knox Lovlngston, J. B. Green, C.
to ask tho I N. Rogors, J. F. MoLaurin, T. I. Rogors,
to v-itnoss I N, fi. Swott, II. K. Covington.
Ki'l'iu on lvi<"Mirv, Clm'.h's Crosland and J. V.
j Kvoiett wino appointed ??ill?rt.
Th?.* regular order was here ; ?spftiul?d
for the purpose ol ; i'ov.i,M> Mutti sV.
Evans tu Introduce 1 H dut . 11 instruct
lng the delegation to vote against the
nomination of State officers in the ap*
proaching State Convention. Thc mo?.
v was carried unanimously. A mo
Ion to instruct the delegation to advo?
; the primary plan ol nominations
State officers was defeated upon a
?sion of the House. A similar reso
in regard to nomination of Con
lan and Solicitor was, of the same
Lssion withdrawn; the regular order
Ricing resumed the following gen
were elected delegates to the
bnvention: Hon, C. S. McCall,
!, D'. Evans, Col. Knox Living
pt. John IJ. Omen, C. N. Rogers
;m. J. N. Drake. Alt?rnales,
McLaurin, N. L. Swelt and T.
otion the Convention adjourned.
C. S. MCCALL,
. JOHNSON, Secretary.
000D3 of all kinds
toed of HAY
fUON SEED MEAL
jEAT ut HODGES.
Ill's, a nico linc of
fing Calicos, Straw
bo sold vory low.
[ro gray hair-on
fow caro to try
lir Vigor rcstotoo
\ color. Sold by
?ted to nssoiu"
fn., to witness
\nes for sale
o our depot
nd return m
|cb Monday is
jj. i?(.n i
BARGAINS IN SHOES.
Common Sense Goat Button Shoo
\\lOB which wo advertised two wookn
.'0 all sold except ono pair, si'/.o 4.
iv offer 24 pair LadieB Kid Button,
^4, 5, at $1.75 por pair. ThcBe aro
-st-olnss goods, solid leather bot?
Ii .aro vory ohcap at tho prlco.
ino ut once, they go fast at tho
A. J, BRISTOW & Co.
idatlon you seo clinging to tho
troo in tho summer contains a
expectorant that will loosen
iu tho throat. Taylor's
uncdy of Sweot gum and
wughs and croup.
Church of town has BU0-?
.ig a building wist of
Loro a Mission Sunday
i^ganizod for tho purposo
olass of pooplo wiu> at
1 huron at all. Mr. G.
eolcotcd manager for
ind wo predict for it
(ding ls vory kindly
Graded Bohool l'ionio.
Tho pupils und friends of our Gl aded
School go lo Blenheim this Friday to have
a day of pleasure in the woods. At Blon
hoim tliey will ho joined hy tho pupils of
Mrs. McLeod'.H High School and their
friends. Tho Principal of our Graded
School Prof. IO. E. Britton, promises to
make this a day lo bo remembered by thc
littlo ones os ho propo.*es to inaugurate
games of a 1 kind for young ami Old. The
party will meet at tho Graded School
Building at 7 o'clock Friday morning and
go to tho picnic, grounds in a body.
Mr. L, J. BREEDEN is attending Uni
ted States Court in Charleston.
Wc are pleased to report that Mrs.
WILLIS TURLINGTON is better, and
thought to bc out ot danger.
Col. KNOX LIVINGSTON returned on
Friday last, I rom an extended visit to
relatives in the "Land ol Flowers." Ile
is looking remarkably well and says he
spent a most delightful month.
Mr. h; T. Everett, of Laurinhurg, is
on a visit to his brother and sister, Mr.
J. F. Everett and Mrs. J. 1). McLaurin,
of our town. We are pleased to know
that ho is able lo travel again alter a
long s pell of sickness.
Solicitor NKWTON and Mrs. W. H.
MCII.VEEN returned on Monday last,
from Darlington, where they have been
attending thc meeting ol thc Holiness
Mr. L. E. CASTON spent Sunday last
at Che raw.
ICE FOB. I
I am prepared to supply thc citizens of
Boimottsvillo and surrounding country
with leo at 1 ] couts a pound for too lbs.
or moro. Tickets for ioo pounds, giving
tho purchaser tho right to buy in any
quantity not less thou 7 lbs., cm bo had,
and parties in town may have their orders
delivered every morning at their houses if
tliey so desire, or they can sond to tho
Depot for it any hour of thc day.
May 8, 1888. A. T. YAUUORO.
As stated in our last, some party or
partios wont to tho house of old man
Essex Dargan on Monday night, 30th
ultimo, ano fired upon him. lu thc ex
citement a child, u lillie girl about four
years ol' ago, ran in at the time and re
ceived tho load inlended for ibo father,
from tho ojfeets of which it died during
the night. Coron.'r David summoned a.
juty and upon investigation evidence was
obtained that warranted the Coroner in
issuing a warrant for Henry Coxo as thc
j party who did thc shootinc. Cox?* has
left, and the witnesses bound over for
court. Tho unlbrtunato shooting is re
gretted by all luw-abidiug citizens who
Ipvo peace and good order, and every
effort will be made to bring thc guilty to
Tho Drought Hindoo!.
Tho lou.u drought of near linee weeks
ended on Friday night with a heavy rain
that was pretty p??ora!, thou nh heaviest
in tho Soul heust ern portion ol' tho coun
ty. In consequence tho growing crops
have received new lifo and are certainly
nh'?w?ns iL Those who have boori w.ity
jnv; '..I'' i'"*'" h'ni.-h fhvil cot i' In phil . it ; ?
t flint VO/.vtul i,.|'. "VOiywh .; 1 ? : 111 .mw hi.ol'i >'
I ? i),i)lofi:ji tirol linn on Mri '> J i'-r.'c.l
en s piuco dic?l SudU?jily un Thursday
evening last. A jury of inquest was hold,
who decided upon tho testimony ol' Dr.
David, that she died from natural causes.
W. L. Stanton presents respects to Mr.
S. A. Brown, and solicits his presence at
tho closing exorcises ol' the school at Sin
clair's Cross Roads on Friday ibo 18th
Tho morning exercises will begin at IO
o'clock, and consist of speeches and coin
positions by the pupils, and un address
by T. I. Hogers, Esq , of Rennottsvillo
Tho evening exorcises will begin at 7
o'clock audcousist ofdialogucs, charades,
Judson, S. C., May 5th. 1888.
This remedy is becoming so well
known and so popular as to need no
special mention. All who have used
Electric Ritters sing the same song ol
praise. A purer medicine does not ex
ist and Is guaranteed to do all that is
claimed. Electric Hitters wilt cure all
diseases of the Liver and Kidneys, will
remove Pimples, Boils, Salt Rheum and
other affections caused by impure blood.
Will drive Malaria from the system and
prevent as well as cure all Malarial' le
vers. For cure ol Headache, Constipa
tion and Indigestion try Electric Ritters.
Entire satisfaction guaranteed, or money
relundcd. Price 50 cts. and $1.00 per
bottle at Haynsworth & Co's Drug
Mus. ?LIZA HINSON departed this lifo
April 23rd, 1888, in hor 67th yoar. Sho
married Brinkly 0 Hinson in 1861, and
tho happiness of that union could not bo
bottor oxprcsscd than to witness tho griof
of her aged husband as ho s?.t by her lifo*
losa body tho entire night nf her death
finding no comfort in words of sympathy
of kind friends.
Tho subjout of this skotcli WAS a chris
tian woman in all that ia implied in that
torin. Sympathy for the afflicted and a
tondor caro for hor aged companion, and
thoso of her household were prominent
features In hor character.
Tho writor offers thia tributo to hor
memory ns a just., though feoblo rocogni
tion of hor kindness nnd lovo and watchful
caro of him in nis carly lifo-while for
oightcon years sho was a mombor of his
Beauty Spot Church has lost a mombor,
wo bollovo tho boato of "thatbottor conn
try" aro increased thcroby,
April 27II1, 18S8. J. p. B.
DR. J. J. WOODLEY,'
rUYSWJAN AN/> SUMGICOX,
CLIO, 3. C.
Surgory and all diseases of tho heart,
throat and lungs a specialty,
. May 9, 1888.
j "nj "-r=
Why You Feel
fi> wonk and oxhnustod la because your
hood la impuro. As woll oxpoot tho
s ultury condition of a city to bo por
t?t with dollied wator and dofcotlvo
sjwcrngo, as to expect such a compli
cated pieco of mechanism as tho Ituman
ratho to bo in good ordor with impuro
b'ood circulating ovon to Its minutest
?v^ins. Do yon know that ovory drop
o! your two or throe gallons ol blood
pusses through tho heart and lungs in
about two and a half minutes, and that,
01 Us way, it makes bono and muscio,
hain and mirv?, and all other solids
und Huida of tho body? Tl io blood is
tho great nour inlier, or, as tho Dlblo
"The Life of the Body."
7s it any wonder, thou, that if tho blood
bo not pure and perfect in its consti
tuents, you suffer so many indescribable
Ayor's Sarsaparilla stand? " hoad and
Hhouldcrs" tvbovo evory othor Altor
alive and Riced Medicine. As proof,
runt these rclinblo testimonies :
G. C. Brock, of Lowell, Mnss., Buys:
"For thu post 120 yoara I hayo ?old
Ayor's Sarsaparilla. In my opinion,
tho best remedial ngonuies for tho euro
ot all tho diseases arising from impuri
ties of tito blood aro contained iu this
Eiigono I, Hill, M. D., 381 Sixth Ave,
New York, says : " Aa a blood-purifier
and genorul huildor-up of tito system, I
have never found anything to equal
Ayor's Sarsaparilla. It gives poriect
Ayer's Sarsaparilla provos equally
ofUcacioua in ull forms of Scrofula,
Boils, Ciu'lmnclus, Eczema, Humors,
Lumbago, Catarrh, &c; and is, there
fore, tho vory host
Spring and Fam?y ivlodicine
in uso. " lt beats all," Bays Mr. Cutlor,
of Cutlor Brothers & Co., Boston, "how
does soil." Prepared by *
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mas9.
fi leo $1; tlx bonica, i'j. Worth ?& a bullio.
STI LL AT THE FRO WI
A Full Line of Choice Goods !
T would respectfully announce to lo
publie that I havo in stock and am ci l
shindy receiving a choice linc of Fanni
Groceries, consisting in part ol'
Dried Chip Beef,
Sliced Smoked Beef,
Imported and American Sardine
Smoked Norwegian Sardines, i
...lYrr'.' I'M'! r\tu?!ioHti ?!.?MU1,.
Breiig lusv ?Sh?ps'i
V a pMXii? ir?.Wff,
Crosse Sc lilacktccll's JAMS- Importe
John Stephen Sons "d': CoSs Import
-Extracts of All Kinds
LEMON, ORANGE, VANILLA, &
DRIED FIGS, CURRANT
TAPIO KA i
PLAIN AND FANCY CANDY.
CRACKERS of every descriptit
from 15 to 25e. per lb.
MOLASSES AND SYRUP fr<
the cheapest at 40c. per gallon
to choicest New Orloans, at 75o,
and Maple Syrup at 81.50 per gall?
FliOUR, from the commonest to I
TEAS-n choice stock.
COFFEES-Rio ami Java.
TOBACCO of every grade.
fiST'I have without exception
best selected stock of CIGARS
Bcnncttsville. 12 choice 5c. brm
to select from.
Besides thc goods named nbovt
keep in stock a fine lino of sta
BOYS and MISS
STAPLE DRY GOODS, NOTIO
. My margin of profit is very mot
atc. I have ample facilities for
business. I BUY FOU CA?
DISCOUNT MY BILLS, mid
jireparcd to oiler to my patrons ev
,1 either sell for cash, or to pm
whose credit is first-class. I do
therefore, have tiny bad dobts to
fieri RESPECTFULLY A
FOR AN EXAMINATION OF
Thanking my customers for (
goncrous pationngc, I hopo by
dealing to justify a continuant
GIO. W. WADDI!
! February lilli; 1888.
CIR AN? i OPENING
-AT TI I IS
BENNETTSV?LLE, S. C.
At this largo and enterprising establishment can now bc seen thc
largest stock of Dross Goods, Whito Goods, Trimmings, Millinery, ?fee.
that has over boen offered to tho people of Marlboro, and ut prices
that defy competition.
DRESS GOODS 1EPRRTMENT
Will be found a beautiful lino of Gros Grain and Sn rah Silks, in tho
latest shades and designs from 65c. to ?1.50 cr yard; Henrietta
Cloths, ??nS Veilings, Albatrosos, Camels Hair, Bun tings, &c., in all
tho leading, shades from 10c. to $1.25 per yard ; Embroidered Hen
rietta Cloths und Albatrosos in Dress Patterns. French and Am relean
Satines in beautiful designs, from 12} to 50c. per yard ; Shambrays,
Seersuckers and Dress Ginghams in plain and combination from 10c.
to 25c; Plain and Plaid Persian Lawns and Nainsooks from 8? tb
50c. per yard ; Figured Lawns, Calicos, Crinkles, Bleaching, &c.
Embroidered Robes and Flounoings.
VVe call SPECIAL ATTENTION to these Goods, a largo lot of
which can bo seon in most handsome designs and ut prices much
lower than heretofore.
Wc have in this lino a large lot in a variety of colors and designs.
Braided Sets in Silk and Worsted, all the leading shades and colors
in Silk Velvets and Vovctceus, Morie Silks, LaceB, &c.
Millinery $ Department?.
Here you will find AN IMMENSE stock of Ladies and Children's
Bonnets, llats, Lace Hoods, &c, with Plumes, Tips, Flowers, Rib
bons and other Trimmings.
This department is still in charge pf Miss LELAND, of Baltimore,
wno has yo ; ; < fr rp? ric .< i. beth hov niid in Bijiltiihorb, and who
well a .?"?Mii-'d with the tbstes und vvtii.iU of oi\r people.
ii' i 011? i \ ") isW A tis vi yy^'w k
Hero may bo found the largest stock of these Goods outside of a
city. It consists ot Oriental, Egyptian, Torehau, Valenciennes,
Spanish and other Laces ; Hamburg, Swiss and Mull Embroideries, AC
A full lino of these Goods in beautiful designs, to which wo would
call special attention, as we can oilbr them at prices that will make il
economy to buy them already made.
A largo lot of theso Goods for Ladies, Misses and Children's wear,
from 10 to 65c. per pair.
A very largo stock of Kids, Silks, Lisio Thread, and Mite. Wo
make Bpccial mention of our genuino Lisle Thread at only 25c. per
For Ladies, Misses and Children, best quality, which wo offer at
PARASOLS, * UMBRELLAS, * FANS, * &o.
Wo invito special attention to our Parasols which we buy direct
from manufacturers, and offer at unusually low prices.
You will here find many of the loading makes, such as Dr. Strong's
Health Corset, Madam Foy?, Warner's Tri cora, Thomson's Glove
Fitting, French Wovon, Balls and others, at from 40c. to $1.65.
NO VE KftPMlt, COLOGNE, TOILET SOVIPVS$o.
A beautiful lino of theso Goods nt most reasonable prices.
This department is stilt in charge of Miss MARY CROSLAND,
whoso long and varied oxperienco onablos hor to give a perfect lit,
and with tho aid of thc most fashionable magaainos to get up costamos
in tho latest stylos and designs.
SOLICITING YOUR PATKONAOK, WE AWE,
Yours Most Respectfully,
E?STERUNG & JORDAN.
April 4th, 1888.