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BENNETTBYILLE, S, O,
HY S. A. IBROWN A CO.
Qfllce West of Court House,
Wednesday, Ootober 9,1895.
Pupils Jn tho schoolu.
The repoyt of Commissioner G.
W. Hcarscy for thc- past scholastic
year shows that there were 3,819
pupils enrolled in tho public schools
in this county. Of-this number
thero wore 1,G40 whites mid 1,090
The Drought Broken.
Tho long spoil of delightful
working weather was broken on
Monday night with a gentle driz
zly drowsy shower that lasted all
night. A largo number woro
caught with fresh cut hay aud
soine had commenced to pull com.
Trotters addressed to the follow
ing persons remain uncalled for
at tho postoftiee:
Mrs. Cornelia Gourdin, Charles
Gonzalos. Miss Mary Ivey. Mr.
William Mclaurin, Mr. S. Pous
ton, Mr. R. Li. Pennington, Miss
\Four for the Price of Ono.
? We have made arrangements to
furnish the patrons of Tun DKMO
OCKAT the New York World three
times a week with THE DEMOCHAT
for thc low price of $1.66. Just
think of four papers every week for
this little sum. Can you alford to
let this pass ? Begin at once.
A Now Dross.
We como out this week in a new
dress and with new features that
we trust will be appreciated. Tho
evenings aro getting longer and
our readers want moro to read.
We hope that each one will care
fully study each pago and see if
wo have not mot tho demand for
Two Ey.rromon Flrlv Mot,
Tlh> ladies of thc M thodist
church served frosh oy? I.?)>. pu
?Mpji^d?jy ji? ii o'clock ;.u\:. in. (Vie
atterri >orj jo$oream, Thew?^Uier
K i,.!ie morning was Wn'ytipo) and
in the evening very warm, 1 lie
sales amounted to about $25,
which tho ladies propose using in
putting a now roof on tho church.
A Pine Crop.
Mr. R. W. Bundy, superintend
ent of Mr. J. li. Brcedcn's Macfar
lan place over the oreek, has made
175 gallons of choice syrup from
the "goose neck" cane. He only
planted # of an acre and used but
little fertilizer. He thinks the goose
neck thc best. Thc syrup was made
by Mr. A. J. David, who has a fine
outfit and some experience.
Died in this town on Monday
last after a short illness, Mrs.
Emma Palmor, wife of Mr. O. W.
Palmor, and only daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. D. J. Stone. The fu
neral servicos woro hold at Oak
Ridge cemetery on Tuesday morn
ing. She leaves an infant babe, a
hoart-brokon husband and father
and motlier to mourn her loss.
Auction Sale of Lumber.
Mr. H. H. Williamson, wanting
to make somo changes on his
lumber yard, has a fine lot of
weatherboarding, Mooring, fenc
ing, scantling and slabs that ho
will sell at auction at his mill
four milos east of town on Tues
day next, commencing at olovon
o'clock. Ho has about 10,000 feet
that will bo sold. If you need
anything in that lino bo on hand.
The Old Reliable.
It is with pleasure we note tho
fact that thc C. P. Y. V. Ry., is
promptly meeting thc demand for
better Railroad service. They arc
making close connections for all
points north, south, east and west.
And to date have handled thc bulk
of tho cotton crop shipped-about
8,000 bales. The passenger and
mail service is superb and thc freight
service cannot bo*cxccllcd.
Tho best Salvo in tho world for outs,
hruloos, sorer, uloore, ealt rheum, fovoi
boros, tettor, ohappod hands, chilblains and
conni and nil skin eruptions, and positively
ouros pilos, or no pay required. It is guar
anteed to glvo porfcot satisfaotlcn, or roon
ey rofundod. Prlco 25 oeuts por box. Poi
ealo at Jennings' Pbarmnoy,
Mr. W. R. Wicker, of Fayette
ville, N. C., is in town.
Hon. H. M. Stackhouse, of
Donoho, was in town Monday. *
Messrs. John Webster and Til
den Lee spent Sunday in Socioty
Rev. T. G. Horbort, Jr., of
Sumter, is spending some time
with Iiis father, Rev. T. G. Her
bert at Blenheim.
Mr. W. A. McLeod, formerly
of Hebron, but now of Alfords
villo, N. C., was in town Monday
and look splondid.
Mr. W. H. Walden, who has
been suffering with his oyes for
sonio time, loft last Friday for
Charleston, whero ho is undergo
ing a course of troatmont.
Mr. J. Ii, Hubbard, of Clio, was
in town Monday and made us a
pleasant call. Ho says the rail
road has given now life to busi
ness in that little village.
Dr. J. C. McKenzie, of Tatum,
accompanied by Mr. Thayer, the
young druggist of that town,
spout Sunday in Bennottsville,
tho guest of Capt. Dudley,
Master Jako Newby, son of W.
J. Newby, formerly of our town,
but now of Rocky Mount, N. C..
is on a visit to his old homo and
friends, after an absence of nino
Lou McIntyre left last week to
enter Bethel classical and Mili
tary Academy, Va. This school
is the pride of Virginia and is
now patronized by twenty States
and four foreign countries. It is
owned and manipulated by Maj.
R. -A. McIntyre, a Marlboro boy,
witli such signal ability as to
make annually'#20,000. The Ma
jor has had all of tho build
ings covered with iron and had to
build others to accommodate tho
increasing patronage. It alfords
us pleasure to chronicle his phe
The Constitutional Convention.
Thc constitutional convention, on
account of snlesdny and important
business connections of many ot* tho
members, took a recess on Friday
last to Tuesday the 15th, when the
work will bc resumed and the new
constitution completed, which thc
delegates think can be done in four
weeks more. A full report of Inst
v, .vU\ work is found oil 6\h' 8th
piigc, ami ?will 'pA'H'0 ililiil't'.-liug.
f <. -??# ? . . . - -
Firm T.?bhdco Ciro rm.
Mi*. XhYuop GVosl??iid mude 28,
OOO pounds on twenty-three acres.
Mr. Charles Crosland has mude
22,000 pounds of choice tobacco on
a twonty aorc field.
Wc have visited their barns mid
can say thc samples shown were
fine. At thc lowest prices the to
bacco will double a crop of cotton
on thc same land making a bale to
Another Grund Offer."
AK thc long evenings are drawing
near wc hove determined to give
our patrons plenty of good reading,
and to this end have made arrange
ments to give every paid up sub
scriber for 1896 a years subscription
to thc American Fanner, the oldest
agricultural monthly in America.
This Journal is already known to
most of our readers and we know
they will appreciate it. Remember
every paid up subscriber for 1890
gets it free.
Attention, Exposition Visitors.
A ll parties that you will make up
to visit the Atlanta Exposition,
from ten persons up to any num
ber; and will telegraph me, at my
expense, two days before coining, I
will arrange special rooms lor and
give you a special low rate. Porters
will look after your baggage. Re
member we are located only one
half block from car shed. Now is
thc time to make up your partios.
Cut this out and kee]) it, as it will
not appear again. AV hen will you
telegraph me? J. W. GoLUOKK,
Manager Victoria Hotel, 30-32-34
South Pryor street, Atlanta, Ga.
Snlesday In Ootobor.
Monday was a lovely fall day, but
the crowd was not as large as ex
pected. Those that did como seemed
to have special business. The sale
of stock by Fuller Bros. was well
attended by thc crowd present and
about 30 head were sold at $55 to
$75, so wc learned. Mr. J. Frank
Bolton sold some fine specimens of
Brown Leghorns and Brahma fowls
of his own raising. Thc sales of
cotton wcro good at 8.35 to 8.G6.
The merchants made good sales and
i everybody woro cheerful faces. Tho
? price of cotton is doing big things
for our people.
TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS.
- Mr. H. W. Carroll is moving
into his new store.
- Remember tho tax office will
opon on tho 15th. Noxt Tuesday.
- Mr. K. W. Bundy has some
nice watermelons of tho second
- Tho only man excusable now
for wearing a long face is the
man with twins,
- Tho market is boing suppliod
with choice sweet potatoes by
Mr. D. C. Odom.
-? Tlie long spell of lovely dry
weather has been appreciated by
tho cotton pickers.
- When your blood is impov
erished tho remedy is at hand.
Take Ayer\s Sarsaparilla.
- Mr. Thomas J. Capel has
purchased that dashing calico
horse from Mr. James Carroll.
- Town taxes are now due.
Read treasurer McLiaurin's notice
with regard to same in this issue.
- Mr. T. L. Crosland otters his
home for rent. It is located in
ono of the most quiet portions of
- Subscribers to THE DEMO
CRAT having corn, peas, poultry,
hogs, etc., for sale on their farm
can advertise thom free.
- Do not allow the accumula
tion of scurf or dandruff, when it
can bo easily prevented by the
use of Ayer's Hair Vigor.
The puilic schools of the county
will open on tho iirst Monday in
November. See notice of School
Commissioner in another column.
- The cotton sold in our mar
ket this season has been classed
the highest for years, owing to
thc pretty weather and caro in
- In cases where dandruff,
scalp diseases, falling and gray
ness of the hair appear, do not
neglect thom, but apply a remedy
and tonic Uko Hall's Hair Re
- We have been requested to
call tho attention of the Council to
tho condition of the bridge at tlie
west end of King street. It is
dangerous for pedestrians at
- Some of the operatives at
ihr oil mill tliiSsettson juive bee . '
very un I?y I a tuite ia getting hil "
in flu ii .ueliinory. jool Kn.-" .
lhu? has lost two tyeetts by v,ov
l.ini.', bis lui?, aiir. mushed.
- oui Lon contimnjs LO ' ?u?
saw." It is iq) ono day and down
the next, but the farmers aro
catching on and trying hard to
solve the problem why the staple
is worth 8.80 one day and only
8.50 the next.
- If you cannot spare the time
to attend tho day sorvices at the
Methodist church next week, you
will enjoy tho song service and
lecture at night. Messrs. Wil
liams, of Raleigh, and Henry
Blount, of Hope Mills, two sing
ers of note, are expected.
- Rumor says that the Atlan
tic Coast Line will soon give us
a tri-weekly freight for tho daily
freight now being run and will
not carry any mail. This will
necessitate a return to the horse
routes to supply tho country post
offices, and will no doubt be bet
ter than the service we aro now
getting on the line.
- When tho Waterbury Watch
Company stopped manufacturing
their old style watch, tho Hood
gatos of cheap Swiss factories
wore opened, and poorly made,
very unreliable watches were
forcod on the market in place of
tho very accurate Waterbury
which had but the one fault-ils
long wind. Tho Waterbury Com
pany were appealed to for some
thing goon and chea]) in the quick
wind series. Tho result is tho
new "Trump" watch, which soils
at $2.50. Call on II. W. Carroll
and see this now watch.
Tho* Discovery Savod His Lifo.
Mr, D. Oui lion tte, Druggist, Heavers
villo, III., says: "To Dr. King's New
Discovery I owo my Ufo. Was taken with
Ln Grippe mid tried all tho physieinns for
miles about, but of no avail and wns givon
up and told I could not livo. Having Dr.
King's New Discovery in my storo I sent
for a bottle and began its uso and from'
tho first doso bogan to got hotter, and
aftor using three bottles was up and about
again. It is worth its woight in gold.
Wo won't koop ?toro or houso without it."
Gob a freo trial at J. T. DougJns'drug store,
If your children aro subject to croup
watch for the first symptom of dlsoaso
honrsoness. If Chamberlain's Cough Keino
dy is givon ns soon as tho child becomes
horso it will provont tho attack. Even af
ter tho croupy cough has appeared tho
attack oau always bo provontod by giving
this remedy. It is also invaluable for colds
and whooping cough. For salo at Jenulnge'
}nly for a Fow Days.
DB. BBOWN," Optician for the N.
iT. Opticnl Mfg Co., who hu? nl
vays given such satisfaction in his
irofossion on his immy visits to our
own, will only remain until Sntur
lay, und those having weak or de
eetivc eyes, and all spectacle weav
es should sec him at once nt thc
-legers House. Consultation und
V Fino Catch.
Mr. H. Kemper Covington, of
:Icbron, one of the luckiest hustlers
>f our memory and who seems to
lever get behind on anything, put
i net in his pond on Monday last
md captured 1,100 blue bream,
leven nine pound trout and about
wenty-five running from three to
?ix pounds. Ile says he started to
own with about two hundred, but
?old out before he reached thc edge
>f town. He was not to be out
lone and on Tuesday brought thc
?ditor six iinc bream. His sales
imounted to $75.
Hov. Rufus Ford preached at
lilenhoini on Sunday afternoon last.
Thc hour for evening service ut
he Presbyterian church has been
shanged to 7:30.
Thc hour foi* Sunday school ut
he Methodist church has bc m
?hanged to 4 o'clock in thc n Her
Rev. E. C. Bailey, the new
trencher culled to thc pastorate of
bc Presbyterian church at this place,
trrived last week und begun his
vbrk with two excellent sermons on
Slinday-morning und night.
Thc congregations of tho Baptist
md Methodist churches worshiped
it thc Presbyterian church Sunday
light. This wnrin reception of thc
mw pnstoi was certainly npprcoi
itcd by him, and we trust is the
leginning of a new era in christian
vork in our community, and,, veri
les thc words of thc Psalmist : "Bc
jold how good und how plcusunt it
8 for brethren to dwell together in
Did You Ever
Try Eleotrio BittorH ns a romcdy for
'our troubles ? If not, got a bottlo now
nd got relief, fin's inedioino lias benn
omul to ho peculiarly rm?p'trd to inn ru?
iof t,u\A eure ol nil Ptyrialo O??nphdlits,
shiting .i wonderful don t innuoheo in
?vitiir t? ron.;th und toiiu (o (bo orgnpii,
f y?u hayo lotiil of Appetite, Conatipn
ion, llondaobe, r-uniting Spoils, or aro
?iorvous, Sleepless, Excitable, Melancholy
ir trouble 1 with dizzy ppolla, Electric Blt.'
ora IH tho mod ici no you nred. Hen 1th
nd atrougth aro guaranteed by Ita URO,
jargo bottlca only 500. nb J. T, Douglas'
The Problem Solved.
Mr. Jordan Holland, an old pros
perous and highly esteemed farmer
md stockman of Alabama has ut lust
olved the hog and chicken cholern
noblem. He has by hard study and
mich experimenting discovered a suro,
positive, guaranteed and never failing
?ure for the dreaded disease, which has
toed tho test in thousands of cases
vithout a singlo failure. His daugh
cr, Mrs. Rachel V. Thomas, a highly
isteomed christian lady of Cowar ts,
Via., is selling tho recipe and family
ight, also the ready prepared medi
'ine. The remedy is a certain .pro
fcntive as well asa cure. Mrs Thomas
ms a standing reward of $50 for a case
if cholera which her remedy will not
aire, l'rice of recipe and family
ight $1 00, medicine 50c and $1.00
1er bottlo. Testimonials and chen?
ars free. Our readers should hives
ignte this. Address Mrs. Rachel V.
Thomas, lock box GOO, Cowarts, Henry
iona ty, Alabama
[f Troubled" with Slhciutintli-mi
Kemi Th ?M.
ANNAPOLIS, Md , April 16, 1854.-I have
raed Chamberlain's Pain Balm for rbeu
notitun and found it to bu nil that ia
duimcd for it. I beliovo it to bo tho beat
iropurution for rheumatism and deop floated
muscular pnina on tho market nud obeor.
'ally recommend lt to tho publia. JNO.
lt BKOOKS, dealer in boota, aboca, oto., iS
ALSO It RAD THIS.
MKCIIANICBVII.T.K, St. Mary County, Md.
- I sold a bottlo of Chamberlain'a Bain
ihdm to a man who lind boon Buffering
.villi rheuinntiam for aovcrnl years, IO
mulo him a well man. A. J. MCGII./J.
for Halo at 50 couta per butilo nt Jonninga'
Tho Darlington, Wis., Journal Bays edi
torially of a popular patoi\t mcdlolno : "Wc
know from txpcrlonco that Chamberlain's
Jolie, Cholera and Diarrhoea Bomedy IR all
that is claimed for lt, as on two oconeions
lb stopped excruciating pains and possibly
laved us from an untimely grnvo. Wo
would not roBt eaey ovor night without it
In tho hondo." This remedy undoubtedly
laves moro pain and minoring thuii 'any
allier mcdlolno In tho world. Evory family
diould keep it in tho houao, for it ia euro
to bo needed sooner or Intor, For etilo at?
I FOR THE NEXT
|| I will sell all Spr
H Clothing at great
for cash or good J
?H I have some el
good values left.
~ COME AT Ol
GB MW W
Mammoth stock of Clothing nt R?wo
MOUH' Clothing $2 50 to $12.50. A. J.
Bacon and Flour vory ohoap at A. J.
Just Aarrivcd a lot of Fruit Jars. G. W.
A good No. 7 Cooking Stovo only $8. A.
A completo lino of Fancy Groceries ab A.
A beautiful lino of Shirt Waist Silks at
Boys' Knco Punt Suits only 75 couts at
pou *' furnishing \??ods a fpbcinltyi
"'co MU beautiful ?lock <>i Plot uros,
R. & G. Warner's and R. ?te V. Corneto
at R?wo Bros.
Carload Flour to bo Bold at bottom prices
at R?wo Bros.
Bicycles, (hms, Shells, Hunting Supplies,
cte. R?wo Bros.
Tho nicest lino of Dress 'Goo lu in town
at A. J. Rowe's.
Largest stock of Dress doods in Bouuotts
villo at R?wo Bros.
HeiBor, Douglas and Doroh's hand sowed
Shoes. R?wo Bros.
Never leavo town without seoing my
stock of Goods. It is oomploto. A. J.
IF YOU WISH
Dry Goods, Hats, Notions.
TO HAVE YOUR
AT REASONABLE FIGURES,
Call at My Store
My Building is fdled from
Floor to Ceiling, Irom Front to
CAREFULLY . BOUGHT
I HAVE SPECIAL
BARGAINS IN SHOES !
bought belore the advance.
A FULL LINE OF
Canned Goods, Flour and
Bacon a specialty.
jQy Call and see me.
G. W. Waddi!!.
September 1, 1895.
If yon want an Airy Six Roora
Oottngo with Barn, Stables and Garden,
good Orohard with Cultivated Shrubbory
and ono of tho best wolla of wu to rio town,
healthy, high and dry, oall on mo. Posses
sion given on short notloo,
T. h. CROSLAND,
Bonnctteylllo, S. C,
Soptombor 24, 1895.
HING SALE !
loe to get
g June 28th,
ing and Summer
ly reduced prices
legant styles and
ICE BEFORE 1
Estoto of M. P. Galloway.
All persona bavtag claims againt M. P.
Galloway, deceased, will presonb the sarao
dui/ verified within tho thno required by
law, and all persons indebted aro requested
to arrango tho sumo at onco.
W. A. Galloway,
H, T. Galloway,
Ootobor 8, 1895.-3t
Notioo is hereby given that tho books for
tho oollootlon of town taxes on real and
personal property aro now opon and will:
rum .tin open until thc lint dav ol' Novem
ber, it (tor whloh date Hay w HI l?j pithed
and G.e Moally addud..
Clerk nt)d "'foat.nrcr,
October r, i!'<)5.
THE VERY BEST.
Have Been Red?celo $100.00.
Want to sell my old wheel that I've
been riding; cheap, so as to order sample
wheel of 1895. Come and see me,
Jan 30 '95-iy
BAGGING weighing'two And two and a
half pounds to tho yard. At presont prlco
of cotton lt will pay you-to put.tho jteavl'
cst bagging 00 your cotton, ???orifico ,by
September 13, 1895.
_,. " it . ... tl_i
DR. T. W. BOTJCmj?Bt
? (j rsi o i c o rsi Tirols; Tisser.
UtsnritsttMv?lot ?. C.
?3f?& OfHcc in D. D. McColl's new
u?fiPEP Building. Up-stairs, wost, sido
Olfieo hours from 0 a. 11.4, to 6 p. ra.
CARLOAD of FLOUR bought sinco tho
decline in wbont. Call and soo puco.
0. s. MCCALL. .
Soptombor 13, 189$.-5b.
* Attorney at Law,
Berinettsvillc, S. C. \
Oifico in tho Brick Kow North of tho
January 9, 1805.
TOWNSEND & H AM EU,
Attornoya at Law,
BENNETTSVILLE, S. U.
(Kjr Ofl?oo over R?wo Bros., loft eldo.
i W. BOUCHIER,
i Attorney ot Law,
Bon nottBvi I ld S . O'?
S6)'*Ofhoo on ' Burlington St,, woet of
tho Court IIoti.se.
?UDLEY & OA8TON,
Attornoya at Law,
BENNKTTSVILLE, 8, (j.
Office on public square, west ol the
Keep Your Hnvns in Tuno.
Thoso having stringed Instruments
of nny kind can hnvo thom tu .iud on
application-to B. J). Townsond, at hid
8toro under McColl'8 Hall,