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"Do thou Great Liberty Inspire our Souls and make our lives in thy possession happy, or dur Deaths Glorious in thy Just Defence."
BEN3^ETTSVILL:?, S. G
I DEOEMBER 20, 1889.
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TII08. E. DUDLEY, HOPE II. NEWTON.
kUDLEY & NEWTON,
Attorneys and Counselors at Law,
. BENNBITSVILLE, S. C.
? AVill prootico in tho Courts of tho
Fourth Oirouit mut in tho United StutoH
OonMs. [Fob. 14, '86.
Attorneys at Law,
BENNETTSVILLE, S. C.
MST Ollieo ovor J. P, Eveiott's Storo.
TOWNSEND & MOLAUUIN & POLLOCK,
Attornoys nt Law,
Choraw, 8. C.
Jfcta ATIOUNEY AT LAW,
il o n u o 11 s v i 11 o , S . C .
KNOX LIVINGSTON. EDWARD MCIVER
. LIVINGSTON & MCIVER,
A?ouiuya ul LuW,
Choraw, - - So. Cn.
fi W. BOUC il Iii?.
9 , Attorney ut Law,
Roonottsvillo, S. C .
BQrOlBeo on Darlington St., west of I
the Court Houso.
X o Attorney nt Law,
? e ti n o ( t s v i 11 c, S . C .
JdQyOflien in tho Court Houso-front
room on the right.
O G. Wi SHIPP,
?3? Attorney at Law,
Chor?w, S: C.
Will practice in thc Courts of Ches
tcrficld and Marlboro Counties.
Attorney at Law and Trial Justice,
Boonottsvillo, S. C.
Prompt atttntiou given to tho collec
tion of claims. Agricultural Liens fore
?jSTl?. DUDLEY,? ~
Jt o COMMISSIONER OF AFFIDAVITS
For the Stato of North Carolina.
86TC ill on him nt Bennottsvillo, S. C.
MARLBORO OHAJPTER No. 30, lt. A. M.
Meets at Clio on Friday, on or after
each full moon, at 3 o'clock in the altcr
noon. J. C. DUN UAR,
. M. E. H. P.
J. A. CALHOUN, Secretary.
" FU RE KA LQOGE, HO.' 43, A. f. tf.,.ADM?i J.ILIE,
Convonos onoh Saturdny afternoon Uoforo
tho full moon, nt 4 o'oloqk.
J. 13. GHKKN, W. M.
W, J. Adams, Soerotary.
AURORA LODGE, HO. 33, A. F. M. CLIO,
.?Moe t H Sr.turdny on or after oaoh full moon
nt 3 o'clok, p. m.
J. L. WBATHERLY, W. M.
W. L. STANTON, Scerotnry.
MARLBORO LODGE NO. 88, DEHNETISVHLE,
Convenes caoh Fr'ulny ovonlng on or before
thu full moon at 8 o'clock.
C. S. MCCALL, W. H.
Robert Chnffln, Soorotnry.
BRUNS LODGE, NO. I 8,- A. F. M. PARNASSUS,
Meets Sntuulny on or beforo oaoh full moon
at 3 o'clock, p. ui.
J. E. Il Oil KUM, W. M.
C. H. Rogers, Secretary.
MARLBORO LODGD HO. I&9G, KNIGHTS OF HONOR.
Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday evenings in
J. II. BARNES, Dlctntor.
ROHERT ClIAElMII, F. it.
T. E. DUDLEY, Treasurer,
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Dr. T. W, Bouchier,
BENNETTS VILLE, So. OA.
(jtjgBb Office in D. D. McColl's new
^.tt?f Building. Up-Htaiis, west sido
Olfico hours from 9 a. m., to 0 p. ra,
I respectfully inform my friends and
thc public gcuernlly that I havo rcsutiud
tho praotico of medicine. I make a
speoiuity of Obstetrics and Surgery.
W. J. DAVID, M. D.
Sept. 2, 1889.
ON DEMAND I promise that II AIR
CUTTING, SMAVINO and SHAM
POOING will be DONE ns neatly ?nd
expeditiously nt my SALOON us m any
City. Long experience ut tho businobs
wai tauts thc abovo assertion.
W. J, STEWART.
BENNETTS VILLE, ?3. 0.
July 17, 1889
I respectfully inform tho public that
J. nm prepared to make or repnir FUR
NITURE of all kinds. Repairing and
covering Sofas and Chairs a specialty.
Mattresses mude now or old onos made
P/ver-now. Country produco tukeu in
exohango for work dona. Slop next
door to Ira Hounds .carriage ?hop,
Oap* Ic&r and Yaukia Valley E, JA,
Condun H o cl Timo Tab lo No. 13.
Taking effect 3.45 a. m., Wcdncs-]
rfa# Se/ji. Mh, 1889.
VYains moving North.
I'a?t. and Mail. Freight mia Pam.
4 2i) a tu Lonvo Ronnottsvlllo ? fl.16 a m
6 36 n lu Arrlvo Maxton 8.36 a in
6 -If) a in Lonvo Maxton 0.26 a ni
7 36 a m Arrive Fayetteville 2.05 p m
8 00 a tu Lonvo " ? U0 a m
10 00 n m Arrlvo Sanford 12 66 p m
1U 20 a in Loavo Sanford 2 16 p in
1 46 ]> tn Arrlvo Greensboro 8 00 pro
2 06 |) tn Loavo " 0 20 a in
tl 00 p m Arrlvo Mt. Airy 6 1)0 p ni
No, 1-Breakfast at Fnyottovlllo,
.Dinner nt Greensboro.
Ti'aiut moving South.
Fn?n. and Mail. Freigut and Accoui
3 35 a m Lonvo Mt. Airy 5 30 a DI
7 30 u in Arrive Greensboro 1 lou tn
y 65 n m Loavo Greensboro 7 00 KNMJ
J 03 p tu Arrive Sanford I 25 p tu
I 25 p m Leave Snnford 2 15 p in
3 20 p ni Arrive Fayetteville 5 25 p tu
3 35 p m Loavo Fayetteville 7 45 a in
5 25 pm Arrivo Moxton 12.30 p ni
5 35 p tn Louvo Maxton 1 05 p tn
? 50 p ni Arrivo Bouuet'svillo 3 40 p m
PufBcngor and Moil South bound bronk
fast nt Greensboro and dinner at Sanford.
Factor}/ Branch.-J<\cight tfc Passenger.
THAIN MOVING NOHTU.
Lonvo Mlllboro 1.2ft a io
Arrivo Greensboro 0.00 a in
I.nvo Greensboro 10,10 a m
Arrivo Madison 12.30 p ui
THAIN MOVING. 80UTII.
Lonvo Madison at 1*46 p tn
Arrlvo Orconrboro 4.10 p in
I Loavo Greensboro 4.45 \\ ni
Arrive Millbcro 0.30 p ut
Passongor and Mall Train runs dally oxoopt j
Freight and Accommodation Train runs
from lionnett.svlllo to Fayetteville 'i'uosdiiTrs,
Thursdays and Saturdays; from Fayetteville to
Kennett*ville, on Mondays, Wednesdays and
Fridays; from Fayetteville to Grconcboro on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; from
Greensboro to Fnycltovillo on Tuesdays, Thura
days und Saturdays; from Orconsboro to
Mt. Airy on Mondays, Wodnesduys and
Trains on Fnotory and Mudlson Hranolics
run dully oxcont Sunday.
W. E KY Lt?,
Gen. l'usa Agent.
J. W. FRY,,
Atlantic Coast Line.
North Eastern E. R. of S. 0.
TUA INS OOINO SOUTH.
Dated Nov. ifith. 1889.
A. M. A.M.
IO.Hi 2 20
12 301 6.00
P. M.I A. M.
Train on C. A D. lt. ll. connects at Floroneo
with No. 23 Train.
THAIN? OO?NO NOIITIL
Nfo 52 I
* Dnily. f Daily excopt Sunday.
Train No. 60 connects at Floronoo with
train on C. & D. lt. It, for Ohemw, S. O.
and Wadcshoro N. C.
No. 52 run through to Columbia via1
Central R. It. of S. C.
Nos. 78, 66 and 14 run solid to Wil
mington, N. 0., making oloso connootion
with W. ?fc W. It. lt. for all points north,
J, lt. KENLY, JNO. F. DIVINE,
Ass't Gon'l Managor, Oou'l Supt.
T M. EMERSON, Gon'l Foss. Agfci
WADESUORO', N. 0" SPECIAL.
DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY.
North bound. South hound.
Charleston 4.00 p. m. Wadcsboro' 0.00 n. m.
Lano's 0.11 p.m. Choraw 7.30 a. in.
Floroneo 8.10 p. m. Floroneo 0.00 r. m.
Oiieraw 0.13 p. in. Lano's 10 37 ft. m.
Wadosboro'11.00 p. m. Charleston 12.30 p.m
Curs run throngh batwoon Charleston and
Wudesboru', Thoso trains make clono eonnoo.
tlon at Wadcsboro' with Hast and Wost bound
Pa?8tingor trains ovor tho Carolina Central
Ita il road.
T. M. EMERSON, Gen. Pass. Agt.
JOHN F. DIVIMK, Gen. Supt
OUR COUNTY OFFICERS.
Sheriff, h. A. linders,
Clerk, C. M. Weatherly,
Coronor, John lt. Sninpson.
Probate Judge, T. I. Hogers.'
School Commissioner, John A. Calhoun.
County Commissioners, J. T. Covington, J.
C. Catnpboll, lt a ?lo rd Gibson.
Auditor, Juoob Alford,
Troasuror, .1. Il, biles,
rfuporvteor of Registration, T. F. MoRno,
Clerk of Hoard County CommUstonorB-Ts |
Sonator, C. 8. McCall
Roprosontative?, T. N. Etions and W. D.
Jury Commissioner- Jill T. Covington.
HAIR AND LIME.
A oar! load of oholco Limo and Hair for |
plastering, just rocolvod by
J. F. EVERETT.
Ma roi i 32, 1889,
,. J, M. Jackson makos"a spoolalty of
tho Wilson & Childs' Philadelphia ono and
?WO horno wagons,
PARTICULARS OF THE FUNERAL.
ifttty OHLKANS, Deo. H.-The fu
ueraTofJpifei'sou Davis, which took
plnc$ to-day io Molairo cemeteryi
whole lils body ia temporarily placed
in tho tdlnb ot the Army ot' Northern
Virginia, WHS ono of tho mom impos
ing and most memorable in many re
spects that has over boon witnessed
in tho South.
lt recalled to the minds of tho older
people present the grand outpouring
of Southern people and tho universal
signs o? genuino utfeotioo displayed ou
that other notablo occasion more than
thirty Ave years ?go, when all that
wu s mortal of another greatly beloved
Southern louder, John C. Calhoun,
was consigned to the fr?ve.
Leaving nside all criticisms of Mr.
Davis, either personal or political, hi.?
burial to-day marks in the history of
this country tho li nu I closct in a his
torical point of view, of tho hist chap
ter ot' that tremendous revolution with
which Mr. Davitt' nemo is insepara
bly connected. On Monday morning
and np to a Into hour OD Tuesday
night, trains on every railroad lead
ing into this city, as well n.s s temi-,
boats playing between hero and points
on tho river for hundreds of miles,
poured into the dopots and river lu tid
ings, ?constant stream ot' men, women
and children, military Hud civic or
ganizations and members of Con fed cr
tito veteran associations i rom every
Slate in tho South. Toe cotton ex
change, banks nnd all the city build
ings were closed, and all wore heavily
draped with emblems of mourning.
The preliminniy funeral services
wero held on tho tirga portico of tho
City Hall, which overlooks LiiFiiyntte
Square, and were conduct ed hy liishop
Gallagher, of tho Episcopal Diocese of
New Orleans; assisi ed by liishop
Thompson, ol' Mississippi; Kev. E
Thompson, (d' Biloxi, Mr. Davis' late
pastor; Dr. Markham, of the Prosbv
terinn,.Father Hubert-of the (Jal hoi io
church, and Dr. E. J. Martin, of Ginee
church. Grouped around thc Dior
were the relatives mid intimate friends
of the deoonsod, surrounded ,by tho
most distinguished body of representa
tive men over gathered in the South.
The religious exorcises began with thc
rending of tho Psalm of tho day, ac
cording to tho Episcopal ?orvicc bv
Rev. E. J. Martin. Tho lesson token
from ll Corinthians was next recited
by Dr. T. Il; Markham. Bishop Gal
lagher then doliverod an address, ex
pressing tho sentiments of love, admi
ration and sorrow with which tho
hearts \*' all were filled. Though
brief, the' v dd ross was notable for its
impressive i, ni exalted eulogy of thc
A surpliced choir, selected especial?
ly for tho occasion, sang Sullivan's
anthems; "Though I Walk Through
the Valley of tho Shadow of Deal h'M
The clergy of various denominations
assisted in tho rem?hiing portions of
the service, and it was a grand and
solemn sceno when tho vast audience,
which conservativo estimates placed
at over 100,000, joined with Dr.
Thompson in reciting tho Apostle's
The exercises at the city hull closed
with praver by Kev. Father Hubert.
During the services every available
inch of space in tho squaro and about
tho building was densely packed willi
human beings, and the streets ceil tor
ingat tho hull were impassable, though
police arrangements for the preserva
tion of order wero com piolo and con
fusion waa avoided. The people had
begun taking up positions in the
square early in tho morning, and by
10 o'clock the open space was densely
crowded. Tho people stood quietly
an 1 patiently waiting for tho hour to
Shortly boforo 11 o'clock clergymen
representing every religious denomina
lion met in a room of tho City Hal)
set apart lor the purpose, and soon
afterward they proceeded to the places
assigned thom at the ro tin outrunco of
th? building. Tho service bogati quito
promptly nt tho unpointed hour, 11.30.
Tho City Hull was covered with a
profusion of flags at h ni fm mst, grace
fully draped w Hi black, whilst over
tho doors of the main entrance wore
suspended immense billows ofetapc.
At thc cJo'0 of tho service a proc?s
gion, composed ns follows, began to
nib yo about noon :
First Division-Detachments of the
city police, military escort of all uni
formed organizations, clergy in carri
ages, followed by tho body of Mr. Da
vis, placed on a caisson drawn by six
horses richly caparisoned.
Second Division-Veterans' Associa
Third Dh :jion-Officials of the
Stato of Louisiannai and officials ol
this aud other cities,
Fourth Division-Masonic Order,
Knights of l'y titian, and other civil or
Sixth Division-- Piro Dopartmont.
Seventh Divistom-O thor organiza
Eight Division-Colored Associa
A notablo font uro was to bo seen in
that portion of tho procession in which
marched tho detachment of voterant
of tho Grand Army ol tho Republic, fl
touching tributo which was cordial!)
appreciated by all who wJ-o present.
Geu. John B. Gordon] was graud
marshal ?? tho day and wn/u assisted by
a stoil composed of ?otoo-ijfjUi? distin
guished friends and Associates of Mr.
The following woro tho poll beorors:
Governor Francis T. Nioli?l?, of Louis
iana; Governor Robert Lov/rv, of Mis
sissippi; Governor S. IK Bookoor, of
Kentucky; Governor John B. Gordon,
ol' Georgia; Governoi J. P. Richard
8on, of South Carol i- a j Governor G.
C. Fowlft, of North Carolina; Gover
nor F. P. Fleming, of Fl?iid?; Gov
ernor Jumes P. Eagle, of Arkansas;
Gen, George "\V. Jone?, of low?; Hon.
Cliarles E. Tolmer, nf Louisiana; Mr.
Sawyer Uaxword, of Micsissippi; Hon.
Thomas ll. Watti, of Alabaum, a
member of President Davis', 'cabinet ;
W. NV. Hunter, of Louisiana; Gen. S.
F. Dray ter, of Now Orleans, La; Geu.
Jubal A. Early, of Vjrginiu; Gen.
Albert G. Blanchard, of LouNann;
Gen. Stephen D. Lee, of" Mississippi;
Qom Cadmus M. Wilcox, of Alabama;
Con. T? T. Mumford,, of Virginia;
Col. F. R. Lubbock, exogovernor of
Texas; Gen. Samuel H. Ferguson, of
Mississippi; Rev. B. M. Pi lmer, of
Louisinnia; Col. Robert E. Purk, of
Georgia; l h el Parksdale, of Mississip
pi; (leo. E. A. O'Neill, j>i Alabama;
Col. J. Stoddart Johnson, of Ken
tucky; Capt. Jack White, of Tcxu*,
lind tho Rev. John William Jone?,
The body of Mr. Davis w?s follow
ed by thousands of sorrowing poop!fi,
and houses along the route to tho
cemetery, a distance o? three miles,
wore almost covered wi tb blnek. Upon
I he arrival of the procession at tiie
t einetoryi tho full services of tho Epis
copal church were road and several
eloquent trihules paid hy the ofllcint
iiig clergy, after winch tho choir chan
ted ??Hook r Ages."
At tho close of tho ceremonies the
onfliu, upon which was pl?iood tho
sword presented lo Mr. Davis for
meritorious services in tho Blnck
Hawk war, w.is placed in the t omb. A
saltite was fired by n detach ment of
tho Washington Artillery, and the
door of thc lomb was closed upon ihe
body of the nmu into whose life had
been heavily woven the black woof of
Colton Crop ol' the State.
COI.UMIMA, December 8.--Special :
Early in .Novoinbcfiifh^Hhto_ depart
ment of agriculture announced the
crop estimates of its correspondents,
after n careful tabulation, and accord
ing to these estimates tho yieUl of j
cotton this year was placed at 039,000
bales. Thov reports of the correspon?
doubt, on which this (stimme was
based, wero made ubout Septen)uer
20, when tho plant looked promising,
hut later in the season it became ap
parent thnt dry weather and unusual
ly early frosts wou'd greatly affect tho
yield, and at tho time thc figures were
published tho statoniont was made
that tliey wero probably too high.
To make sure of tho facts Commis
sioner Butler some weeks ago sent out
to his township correspondents for sup
plementary cstjmates of tho cotton
crop Several hundred replies have
hoon received of tho average date of|
December 1, and a tabulation just
completed shows that thc crop of 1881)
is only 543 20S hales, against 558,000
bales last year, a decrease of nourly
15,000 bahs. Tho loss of 90,000 bales1
from thc September estimate is ac
counted for ii (?it only by drought and
early frosts, but hy the backwardness
of the plant and tho extent to which
it iveut lo weed after tho heavy rains
in the summer.
And tiloso troubled willi nor ousiuis* resulting
Oom care or uv ur? or!; will bo relieved by laking
JtiroKin'a J ron Jiif.turs. Genuino
han tonic rtttrkuhilorosswl rod lines 09 wrapper.
THK INVA'LII3f3 1COPE.
M ?my seemingly incurable oases ol'
biota! poison, catarrh, scrofula and rhou
hintisrn have hcen cured by B. B. IJ
(Bota nt ii) Blond Buhn), mudo bv tho
Blood Buhn Co.. Athifnn. Ga. Write 10
them (or book filled with convincing
G. W. Ti Raider, living seven miles
from Athens, Cn., writes : "For sevcul
years I HU gored with limning ulcers,
which doctors treated and pronounced in
curable. A ingle buttle ol'B. Ii B. did
mo more good than nil tho doctors. I
kenton using it mid ovorynlcor honied."
D.C. Kimmi & Son, Townliga. d.i.,
writes . "W'o indneod a uoighbor to try
B. B. B. for catarrh, whioh lie though,
incurable, as it had resisted all treatment.
It delighted him, and continuing its use
oe was cured sound nnd well."
ll. M. Lawson, Fiiist Point Ga., writes:
"My wife had scrofula 16 years. She
kept growing worse. She lost her hair
and her skia broke out (bm ld I ly. Debili
ty, cmnciniiou ami no appotite followed.
Aller physicians and numerous ndvortis
cd medioinns lailedr'? "tried B. B, B.,
and hor recovery was rdpid und com
Olivet Senor, Halt i moro, Md., writes;
"I sufTerod from wonk bu ok ond rheuma
tism. II. B. B. hus- proven to ho tho
only modioino that g|vo mo rollof."
iSTAimoTT's Eis? INDIAN COHN
PAINT reuiovos nil Corns, Bunions and
.. H, W. Carroll ( ha? , nomo beautiful
Bibles, largo and aim 1 sizo, suitable for
pr?sents. Cn? and ?0 then?.
??Tboro I? a Uro
And motion of tho soul whtoh wilt not dwell
In Its narrow being, but aspiro
Hoyoiul tho fitting m o diu tu of doiir?'
A no, but onco kindled, quotiohlcis evermore,
Proys upon high adventure nor cnn tiro
Of aught but rosi. -Ohildo IluroU.
Thoro has boon somo discordant
eloments in tho Baptist denomina
tion from timo to timo which havo
found expression in tho organiza
tion of now churches with somo
modification of tho original faith.
Thoso eccentric movomonts like
oxeroBoncos in tho animal and
vegeto bio kingdoms havo sorved
tho double purpose of affording an
escape valve for disorganizing and
disente gm tin g iniluences and in
tensifying and t.*onsbJidaiing thc
supporters of tho truo faith. Thc
first of those innovations was pro
pagated by Ben. Randall, un un
educated man, but of sound sense
and fervent pioty. Ho remark cn
passant that ignorance and corrup
tion are convertible terms. Mr.
Randall espoused tho cause of thc
Baptists on tho mode and propel
subjects of baptism, but opposed
their ctilvailistio principles advo
cating ns more consonant with tb h
I interpretation of tho seri pinkos tb. c
doctrine of Afminiahs, Like al'
new sects they were assailed wi tl
terms of reproach, being callee
Ran dal iles, Gone rill Provisioners
New Lights and Frpewillors, tin
inst of which they have accepted
being known now as Free Wil
Baptists. It would be 'instrtic
ti ve to follow and portray tin
effect of this divergence, but ppact
forbids. We will only remark, an<
we do so with the greatest pleas
ure, that although iii numbers the'
are small and had their beginning
under the leadership of an ignc
rant man, they have fjcivcn specia
attention to the causo of educa
tion, and in testimony of their en
terpriae in this direction have sc\
oral colleges to which they cai
point with pride and congratul?
tion. It is loft with tho futuro t
dotermine whether ui'idor tbeligh
of instruction they will roturn t
the original faith. The second c
those recaloltiations was sired -(jb
Rev. Thomas Campbell, a ministe
of high standing in the sccessio
branch of tho Presbyterian Churcl
This man's life seems from its ii
ception to havo taken complexio
from an ungovernable proponsit
to individualiz? himself in mattel
j of religious belief. His main pu
pose was to effect a union of th
j pious of all parties by the ties of
common ohiistianty. We ho]
I wo will bo indulged to remai
that with our knowledge of hum?
nature if his views could have be?
put in fractions they would ha'
sapped the vitality of this gran
est and most civilizing po wt
They difier from tho Baptists
to tho significance of tho rite
baptism, holding an opinion whit
in tho judgment of the Baptists,
regarded as akin to if not iden
cal with tho ritualistic theory
baptismal regeneration. Tho f
lowers of Christ having been ter
ed disciples they show ns their i
pellative "The Church of Christ.
Tho third departure had
foundations laid in tho defaloat:
of Memo Simons, who had bee:
Rom nu Catholic Priest; they
joctod infant baptism and did :
immcrce but adopted feet wash
in connection with tho prepn
tion for the Led's supper. Fr
the founders they took tho na
of Mount: .lites. Their strong h
in tho United States is Kan:
Thc fourth modification of tho
gino.1 faith, and from whiob t
differ essentially, is in their vit
of the Sabbath. They, from 1
circumstance, aro called Sabbat
ans. The fifth aro known as
Liberal Baptists of America. 1
last is tho 'Gorman Baptists
Brethren, commonly oalled Di:
eis. These people, liko tho Qi
ors, aro remarkably plain in t
habit of life-frugal and indust
They will noither take an oath
boar arms. It is impossibl
give any statistical account1
these peoplo as thoy koof
records of such facts and ovon
usually compriao tho histor
other denominations. In ck
this sketch of these din
apostato?, and considering tho
van tugo thorefrom to tho orij
church, tho reflection oomoo
tho graoo of a bonodiotion.
"A Sum m or's llowor ls to tho Summer si
Though to Itsolf lt only live ?uni die."
Tho Baptist church in our
was thronged on tho 24th, to
Rev. A. J. S Thomas and hi
tnility, strong sonso, deop ea
noss, scholarly attainments
holy utfotion made a profound
jMRyPf-S vi:. ' y.v'-ii y..:.*v;'t?:
?ii i limul i i..jg mini um m. IHIIMIT-II Mini
happy impression On all prosonk
His text was Aots 47. 2. And tho
Lord daily added to tho church
such os should bo saved. That
mighty discourso was a demonstra
tion ot'tho truth of tho affirmation
of tho text. Wo took copious notes
and would like to reproduce it bnt
space will not permit. Tho perora?
tiou was brilliant and a completo
vindication of its cloBing declara
tion, "I havo established my ohurch
and the very gates of Holl shall
not prevail against it" finds expres
sion in tho persecution ot this apos
tolic denomination of ohristiaus.
Iii tho afternoon tho services
woro conducted in tho intorest
of missionary enterprises. Mr.
Thomas treated tho subject iu a
comprehensive and exhaustivo
stylo and with a tenacity of purposo
j and & deoij earnestness which was
vory entertaining and instructive,
puring tho discussion ho deline
ated tho duty of women in hor
relation to the church and paid a
glowing tributo to tho untiring
zeal and steadfast dovotion of the
Misses McIntosh and Coker, of
Society Hill, for the advancement
of its interests. Tho Pastor of tho
church in k s usual, felicitous style
made a deoply impressive appeal
to tho children, and wo have no
doubt as the outcome Of the appeal
a liberal contribution to tho mi'3-1
sionary fund ha? been secured.
We cannot refrain from remarking
that no estimate can be made of
the strength ar d power of woman's
moral and religious charnel cr; with 1
ont her pr?sence the world would
soon bo reduced to its original
chaotic condition. With all our
ministers and churches pud Bibles
and sermons, man would bo a
prodigal without tho restraint of
woman's virtue and the consecra
tion of her religion. AU alon?:
through lifo sho seattors tho good
seeds of her kindness and sprink
les thom with the dew of her piety.
"And .say, without our hopos, without our
Without tho houso that plighted lovo omloarfl
Without tho smilo trout partial boauty won,
Oh ! what woro mun't-a world without a sun.
In our own country oven in Vir
ginia, tho mother of Statesmen,
wo find t h e s o persecutors , as
haughty, confident, and audacious
as at any other point--tho sumo
in ?n-relenting vitorporation, cy
nicism and mockiug insouciance.
Dr. Hawks, an Episcopalian, says :
"No dissenters experienced for
a time harsher treatinont than did
tho Baptists. They woro beaton
and imprisoned, and cruelty
taxed its ingenuity to deviso now
modes of punishment and annoy
ance." Thia spirit of persecution
long lingored oven after public
sentiment had made tho exocutior
of obnoxious laws impossible. Ir
tho memories of that mastor o
foronsio eloquonce, Patrick Henry
wo find one episode, tho emi
nence of which wo plead as ai
apology for ita transcription. "Ii
Virginia on Juno 4, 1768, thro
Baptist ministers, John Walker
Lewis Craig and James Child
were taken boforo the Magistrate
and bound over for trial ns dis
turbera of tho poaco" charged wit1
preaching tho gospel, their accu
sors Raying they could not met
aman "without putting a texte
Scripture down his throat."
Thiie trial waa mado memor;
bio by tho eloquent Patrick Hem
appearing for the accused. C
hearing of their arrest he . roc
sixty milcB to. bo present at tl
trial, and volunteered his servia
to dofond thom. Seating lumsc
in the coir '. room ho listened i
the reading of tho indictmer
Tho words, "For preaching tl
Gospel of tho Son or God," caugl
his car. Rising immediately r.
the concluding of tho reading \
strcched out his hand received t
papers and then addressed t
court. He dwolt on tho eharf.
"For pror.ching the Gospel of t
Son of God." He asked at \
eloao of a most eloquent appe
"What law havo they violated
And then for a third timo in
slow dignified manner ho lift
his eyes to heaven and waved t
indictment about his hoad. T
effect was oleotrical. Tho co
and nudionco woro at tho high
piton of oxcitomcnt. Tho prose
' ting attorney and wittioosoa ugai
thOHO throo mon grow palo t
tromblod, Tho Judge showed
tho oxoitomont now bocoming
tromoly painful and with troi
loua voieo gavo tho authoral
command, "ShoritT discharge tl
mop." Aftor thia sublimo &p<
tacio is any nirthcr corroborai
ncoded of thodoolaration, "Iii
oatabliahod my church and tho s
gatos of Holt ahull not prc
' against it."
? R. 0.,MOINTYJV
I Boauty Spot, Deo? 10. 188??.
Hung liov. Ai Mc?jccs?
Mu. EDITOR:-Asa reador of youc -
worthy paper for two yoars and a halfx
please give mo. space to say that re
cently I wroto a short nrtio?? to tho
Peo Deo Alliance headed,
"WHY IS IT ?" - tho Donio(irat8
of tho South toll us, tho negroes
of tho South, that 'they aro our
best friends. This ought to bo
true in word, dcod and act.' I al
ways thought white and colored
ought to yoto together, as wo wore
together in all but politics. Why is
it if a negro commits tho least offence
it is published, but if ho dons any
thing commendable nothing is said
about it? Wo havo no objeotiou to it,
but why not publish our good deeds
from polo to polo and from seaboard
to mountain top as well as our ovil
Now, can any fuir minded mau who
Btands up for right, truth and justico,
Bee anything in tho- above articlo to
call out such a bitter reply os heads
my article-"Hang Rev. A. Mc
Lees"-just because he asked a civil
(ind moral question ? It ii a digres
sive reply to my letter. I am a born
son of South Carolina, -and nevor
voted but onco iu 1113' lifo, and that
was in 187G. I have preached in
thirteen counties of the State, and.
wino of the beat w'uito mon in tho
"5lnto and in this county havo heard
tue prottch, and kuow I preach tho
gospel ned not pditics; and yet tho
3d i tor of the "Alliance" wants a chris
tian minister and a law abiding citi?
:en hung for nsking a civil question.
I think he should liavo replied in a
nilder tono to such a conservativo
otter na mine was. I nm a conserva
.ive Republican, and know that tho
nt?ro?ts of tho white and colored aro
usoparablo. Tlic reply to my letter
vas friendship indeed, but than kg bo
0 God, bis is not the seutimont of all,
jood Democrats in the county, State,
>r in the South I Good Doniocrats
lon't hang men except for rapo or in
iiiman murder, and by law at that,
md not by lynching.
Politics is no good to tho negro no?-?
)oor pooplo. Education, religion,
vork, money, land and nice homes, is
ho negrbe's salvatiou and heaven.
Vnd proper protection to lifo, righto
md property ia all wo want. Truth is
nighty "md will provail. Right is
ignt since God was God, and right
lie day will win, Peace hero has lier,
ictory. A. MCLMES,
Pastor M. K> Uimr?hV
December 14, .1889;
Christmas will soon bo here. Wo
lotice a great many turkeys iu tho
mristmns pot?, but wo hear of no
imu8oment3 for the 25th.
When Christmas bells are ringing
Around us everywhere,
Vnd snowy gems are swinging
Like spirits in the air,
iVe laugh so loud an merrily
We feel so wonderous gay,
Wc cjuitc forget some eyes are wet
With tears on Christmas day.
When Christmas bells are ringing
And friends we love arc near,
Their laughter and their singing
Are pleasant sounds to hear;
But while with love and jolity
Our bosoms overflow,
Some turn to .weep tor those who sleep
Beneath the church yard snow.
Mr.-Pratt, of Anson County,
N. C., is on a visit to his daughter,.
Mrs. Elisha Pipkin of Smith vil/ \
lie is woll pleasod with his visit /. \
Old Marlboro, ns it i? tho haun(^/;'r;il
corn and cotton county of tho Statu, s 1
Wo aro glad to hoar that tho Rov.
Mr. Wiso has a full and flourishing
school at Dargan. Wo aro glad to seo
our community taking such au inter
est iu education.
Mr. E. ll. Stafford happened to
a sad accident ono day week before
last whilo putting a lr rge cog wheol
OD a shaft it ulipporl on tho shaft und
knocked him down, bniiing his face,
also injuring his body and log, but ?
wo aro i|lud to hear ho is ablo W-lW*^
out again, < '! . \
Mr. John Mo Alister, of Tatum's, V"
spent last Sunday in this section; also \
Mr. 8am Frnsior, of Hebron. V
Mr. Willis Turlingtou, has noon
spendiug sonn time with Iiis futhor
and mother- in Wilmington, N. 0.
IOur community soinnath'.zo with
Mr. B, O. IdloP, of Rrlghtsvillo, iii
his los* on Saturday night kat of
barns, stalls, ono horso, a niuio, 400
hushols of corn and a lot of peas.
Deo. 16, 1889.
A. gUuittion Wu y. ito ?I.
DKAR DRMOOU'AT:-Please atato,
for the benefit of tho children of thi*
community,,that Bud Covington, net
ing under tho advloo of a fri mid and
hrothor in Christ, did not apply for
admission into tho South Carolina
Conferonbo, and will not until it con
venes in 1690. In tho moantimo ho
will oontluuo his studios and would
be glad to get a position in nomo
family as teacher, thereby onaWing
him to pay board, <feo.
Bud hae moro than ono certificate*
from diflovont localities whore ho has.
taught and given porfect satisfaction*.
M. J. C0vmttQvH>
; Occult Deo. U,