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WJji t?6 sltfVV we'?tta.tievuT floV .
Harki the\ d?rfet tlngeth.low} * . .
.-into tyriiiRitt:*?rb"?t?9 ?ray,"
Meltalat last vue weary day;
Once again toe hight la. here}
Aaro you thinking of nie, Dear?
All d?y long rny heart has h??rd
Just ono softly whispered-word}.
All day long youi' narrie has como
To merthrbugh tho bu?yhuni; .
Everywhere in . the hall nnd Btve?t ?
You navo tarried with me; Sweet;
% ? ~0gi
In tha faooa of the crowd;
In tho;orles that echo loud,
Ail throughout thd hurrying throngs}
All anjid the strife of tongues,'
Nothing have 1 heard bi* seen
Ha velour voice, your face; my Queertj
Othef .women, come aud_go
Other^fvolces .whisper low,
pther;eyeS grew dim or bright,
Shed br veiltholr changeful light:
But I'stand apart; alone:
Walting still for you, my Own;
AH that waiting. Do you feel;
Darling, as the slow days steal
filent, one by one, away,
How toy he*rt must yearn and pray
! flor the touch of J i ps and hand?
iarlipjj, do you understand?
in the daily strife and stress;
)o you/see the foes that press
Close and nard within, without? .
All thp dread and all the doubt,
AH the fears that clasp and cling,
All tho bitter questioning?
Fast, though with no clash of swords.
Gather all those phantom homes;
And my soul, as falls the night,
Seems to-loose her wonted might,
Shrinks before that dusky crew,
Prays and longs and yearns for you.
Must I always watch and wait,
Exiled, famished, ut your gate?
Will you not be brave and come
Ere tile pleading lips be dumb?
Ere within the weary eyes
Hope's last glimmer fades and dies?
Ah! dear heart, be strong; bc true:
See,.a kingdom waits for you!
High above all stain or scathe
Floats love's banner.sliincs love's faith,
Enter on your reign serene!
Come! my own! my love! my queen!
Who Stole Negroes from Their
\ Owners and Sold Them.
A STORY OF ANTE BELLUM DAYS.
Many Slaven Wcro Stolen from Our
Count Country anti Curried
lo thu Wost mid
' The following interesting story we
clip from the Columbia State:
Some years prior to the Civil war
lhere was. a considerable amount of
emigration from the southern coast
States, most of such emigrants going
to the then unsettled country of the
Mississippi and its tributary valleys.
In most instances these ?migrants had
some means, and they carried their
slaves along with them. Consequently
they were in a position to accumulate
wealth from the rich, alluvial soils of
the river bottoms more rapidly than
their less fortunate neighbors who had
no slave labor to help them. This lcd
to much jealously ?md discontent on
part of the large olass of self-working
whites, wbo after some years spent in
seeing their better equipped neighbors
getting richer and they poorer, banded
themselves together in a certain dis
trict In the lower section of Louisiana
for the purpose of running off slaves
from the Carolinas and Virginia and
Relling them or keeping them for their
own uses, as needed, preferably dis
tributing them among themselves, as
this avoided inquiry. They had as
their leader a man who became prom
inent in the political allai rs of Louis
iana in the days of Reconstruction af
ter the Civil war.
This man went to Virginia, where
he bought a small coast trading
schooner. She was taken to Mobile,
where a false skin was built in lier,
leaving a space between her sides and
this skin ol about two feet, room
enough for a negro to stand sideways
therein, lt was so cunningly devised
that the most careful search of the
vessel never divulged its existence. It
was divided into compartments, each
holding four or live negroes, and in
these comparlnicnts~inany an unac
counted for slave (supposed to have
escaped to the north) was conveyed to
a much warmer climate (of course 1
mean Louisiana). For six years this
trade went on and no one ever sus
pected Its existence, as tlie slave pi
rates were careful to take only tine or
two slaves from any one owner, and
then only from those having large
numbers. Occasionally they ran off a
large block of city negroes, but the
plantation hands, which they pre
ferred, were more carefully selected
from a large area.
Jt was only on the deathbed of the
mate of the vessel t hat, tlie facts be
came known, although this boat, at
one time and outlier, ran cargoes of
negroes from every Atlantic and Cull
State. A description of one of the
voyages will explain the methods em
ployed to capture their cargoes:
One afternoon just before tlie sun
set on one of the most perfect days
that had ever been seen in South Car
olina a small schooner was scon to
cross thc har at thc entrance ol' the
Stone river, some 12 miles below the
city of Charleston, a brisk "sou'eas
ter" tilling lier swelling sails (which
showed clearly against the background
of trees on tlie island at Hie mouth of
the rive?*) brought her quickly np the
river to a point opposite the little
summer village known as Legare ville,
where just at dusk she dropped an
chor. Tlie next morning two or
three of the crew caine ashore, osten
sibly for tlie purpose ol' buying wood
from tlie planters on .1 olin's island,
which lay to the southwest of tlie
river, and succeeded in making ar
rangements for a cargo. This gave
them an opportunity to visit tlie dif
ferent plantations and to estimate
the number of negroes on each.
Having thoroughly posted them
selves and picked out the negroes
they liked best they formed means of
talking to them and persuaded Ibero
to sneak olT during the night, appoint
ing a place of meeting and promising
a jug of whiskey, which in those tlays
was a rather rare treat to negroes.
The unsuspecting negro or course
showed up. Instead of whiskey, gags
and the rope was his portion. Ile
was then conveyed aboard thc vessel
and hidden in one of thc compart
ments. Of course a "hue and cry"
was raised for the missing negroes,
but the boat, although searched, was
found to be empty, and of course no
suspicion entertained that she was
o ber than as represented. The ne
groes were, of course, supposed to have
taken to the swamp, a trick of which
jmorc than one was frequently guilty.
>?'??' f ^v"--"- ? Dnwu-wtWitv
tf?ese pirated Obtained o?'tbis.voy?gb
some 2o negroes from that srotiun' ana
in due ^course pdt ld nea.Hie way., they
had cvom?i' fr?e ftofd belH?, o! course?,
ot y a bluff, lt Was thrown.overboard
as soon as possible to lighten the boat
and give her more speed. ? These ne
?roes were carried to their rendez
vr is, rm nu iRland BomaVmues -below
Now Orleans,.from which place they
wore turned over to those desiring
thom.'-' ' . j - ^. ,
After tho Civil war one of tho ne
groes taken away on that occasion re
turned to John's JsUnd and gave j an
account of bis- adventures. No ono,
how 5ver, believed h 1B tale until It was
corroborated by the mate's confession,
which came duly to the knowledge of
tho writer ' The captain was arrested
upon the mate's confession, but being
prominent In the'corrupt political
deals of those times nothing ?vor came
of lt and eventually he went to Cali
fornia and waa lost sight of.
Many hundreds of slaves were car
ried off by these pirates and it is sur
prising how successfully they eluded
all suspicion. Had they attempted to
sell all of the negroes thus stolen they
would surely have been caught, but
thc leading spirit of it all was too
shrewd for that. W. B. Holmes,
Charleston, July 14.
COMING HOME TO BOOST.
Thc North Beginn I MR to Get Back
Their Lost Chickens.
We do not waot the people of the
North and West to judge the negroes
of the South by tho Vagabonds who
are committing all manner of crimes I
among them. There are plenty of
good negroes in the South, and the
ones who commit the crimes of rape
and assassination arc the vicious ones
among us, ?md we feel sure thc same
is true everywhere. A. writer in tho
Augusta Chronicle says:
The recent brutal outrages per
petrated by thc negro in Indiana,
Illinois, Delaware and other northern
localities furnish happy Illustrations!
lof his marvelous progress" io moral
I culture during forty years freedom and
would seem to suggest this as an ap
propriate time for our brethren across I
the line to pass around the hat for|
another monument to John Brown.
While the collection is being taken
thc chair might stimulate their |
righteous zeal by singing.
"As we go lynching on."
to a shot gun accompaniment by thc
'The mills of the gods grind slowly,
but they grind exceeding tine," and in
thc tide of time the chickens turued
loose by bayonet suffrage, political
recognition and wlte house hospital
, ity are coming back to roost in north
? ern homes.
"They're coming Fattier Abram
A hundred thousand strong;*'
I They're coming homo to roost
Where they rightfully belong.
Tile writer is neither a prophet nor
I a pessimist, and yet as the "black hor
ror" casts the shadow of its brutal
menace farther and farber Into north
I ern hearthstones, it may be that even
under the pale of Faneui) Hall there I
will come some day a dim regret that
Stonewall Jackson fell ere Gettsburg
Til? Knee Question.
The race question is attracting con
siderable attention at the North, and
I tis being discussed by the papers of
that section in a way that lt has never
been discussed before. The Indiana
polis Sentinel says: "The situation
is serious, lt ls likely to get worse,
before it gets better; the race problem
lias become ah Indian problem; men
of all parties may as well look the
facts in the face and bethink them
selves how they ate to he dealt with."
In speaking of thc conflict between
thc races in Evansville, Ind., In which
several people were killed, the Sen
tinel says: "Behind all these manifes
tations of lawlessness are conditions
which may well give pause to thought
ful men. The fact is that thc eam
munity has been debauched and cor
rupted by politicians who have im
ported hordes of thc most ignorant,
most worthless and vilest negroes,
causing au enormous increase in
pauperism, vice and crime, and reduc
ing materially the average intelligence
and virtue of the people."
This is a serious indictment and
sets forth a condition of things that
communities in thc south can fully
understand and appreciate. While
thc original trouble grew out of the
act of a lawless negro, thc Sentinel
declares that he had been removed
from tlie city and thc only apparent
motive of thc rioters has been to
make trouble in order to give vent to
their lawless feelings. The Courier,
of Evansville, Ind., says:
Tlie cause of thc present reign Of
terror in this city can be directly
traced lo the vitiation of the negro
for political purposes. Before election
lion time the advertisements are sent
up and down the river among the
shiftless negroes, slating that they
can get money for their votes at
10 vans vi He. The idea, ignorant and
vicious Hock here; they are colonized
In saloons; they are gathered in herds
the hight before election, even in the
custom house and the temple of jus
tice, debauched with free beer and
sorrupted with free dollars, when they
are properly ready to he used on elec
Commenting on this Hie indiana
polis Sentinel says: "There is noth
ing to be said in behalf of the mob or
any of i Us members. Mut there ls just
as little to be said for tlio.se who have
deliberately debauched and demoraliz
ed thc community hy introducing for
political purposes a dangerous and
vicious element and practicing
methods which whenever tolerated
arc certain to produce disastrous con
sequences. The wind has been sown,
the whirlwind is being reaped." Tlie
Augusta Chronicle says wc are ac
customed to this sort of preaching
from tlie Northern newspapers to
Southern communities, but it sounds
strangely addressed by au indiana
polis paper to an Indiana audience.
A Kondut Kool.
( >nc brave man has developed in Illi
nois. To the Chicago Chronicle he
says, speaking of thc negro: "I think
that one who is industrious, honest
and true to lils country isa thousand
times better and more to be esteemed
than a million of rebels whose claim
to superiority is bottomed only upon
the possession of a white hide." The
Columbia State says "at latest ac
counts this man had not been lynched.
Of course he meant to say a "half
million rebels," for it was that num
ber which kept the two million of tilt
"true to his country" and "hot for a
bounty" interested for four years.
Thc survivors have been endeavoring
even since to keep the surplus In the
treasury reduced. Hut the Illinois
; willer is not a survivor: at least I ?600
miles separated him from thc nearest
What S/ Woman Who Lived '-Chen
?nl?iy Yeara Bays of "lt. 1
Bbu Hays Hame of the I*onpl* Win
Went from tho Mouth Aro
?oin? Well omi
The Augusta Herald publishes tin
following, willoh will he interesting ti
reading those who are interested ir
question of colonizing the negroes tc
Liberia or any other locality:
The story that Rosa Crawford, i
negro woman, just returned from Lib
erla, Africa, has a touch of local color
in that she was married in Angust?
while enrouto to the Dark Cantinea
in 1805. The woman has returned ti
Columbus, Ga., and the following an
her experiences: The young womat
joined the first colonizing party tba
left Columbus after the war. In 180!
she ran away from her parents am
joined a party of some two or threi
hundred negroes that left for th?
Promised Land of ' the uewly-frcei
slaves. She had been a house girl a
thc home of the lat? Colonel Mott, ot
Mott's green, and in the course of ;
year or two would ha''? been cooking
While en route to her new home, sin
married lu Augusta, her husband be
lng one of the colonists. At Charles
ton the negroes were placed aboard s
new ship and after a long voyage thc]
found themselves in the uld home o
their race-Africa. The colonists set
tied In the seaport Monrovia, which ii
the capital of thc country.
The Crawford woman gives an inter
csting account of her experiences it
Africa. She is intelligent, and noter
incidents more closely than the aver
age negro. She said that those win
went over went to work in pretty
much the same stations as ab home
some cooking, others laundering
others keeping house, etc. She her
self is a laundress and says that sh;
made a good living there- about thi
same living she could have made a
home. She spent practically all th*
time In Monrovia, not going into tin
interior except on rare occasions, an(
then not far from town. She says thi
natives around Monroviaare pcaceabli
but further baok in the interior the]
are dangerous. Agriculture is actively
carried on near the coast, corn, grab
and all the vegetables ordinarily raisei
in Georgia being successfully grown
No cotton is grown in the colony. Sh<
says that health conditions there an
not so very different from what the:
are in this county-the climate suit
some and disagrees with others just a
at home, where some are healthy am
others unhealthy. She says that whei
she tirst went to Liberia all the sugar
molasses, etc.,' consumed in Monrovij
and the other towns was made up ii
this country, but Chat in later year
this industry has deulined so that mos
j of sucb articles are now imported
! Formerly the settlers in the upper par
of Liberia sawed much lumber, hu
now the lumber, is imported, she says
The original settlers had much energy
but the present generation is not in
dined to develop these Industries.
.The Crawford woman says tba
when she first went to Liberia two o
three American ships touched ab Mon
rovia every week. Now sometime
two or three years pass without a
American ship visiting the port. Tb
foreign trade is in the hands of Enp
llshmen, Germans. Dutchmen an
Norweigians, the American inter?s
having steadily declined. Many of th
retail stores in Monrovia are kept b
colored people. There are but fe
white people In Monrovia. She say
that Monrovia is hardly as large a
While a good mary of America
negroes there arc dissatisfied wit
their lot and wish to return to A morie
and would do so if they could pay thel
passage, yet many arc content wit!
their surroundings and intend to spen
the rest of their lives in Africa. Th
Crawford woman says that the Ameri
can negroes are exercising a civilizin
inliucncc over the native, American.1
that they bring tho children of the mi
tives into thc towns, teach them, an
that thc colony has churches an
schools just as thc negroes in Americ
Fifteen years ago her husband died
In 1898, she moved to Sierra Loane
tho English colony just north of Li
beria. Here she found many rici
white families who were willing t
pay well for line laundry work, am
she says that she was able In tin
course of a year or so to save tb
money with which to buy her pas
sage home. She landed in Florid;
port, from which she afterwards pro
eeeded by steamer to Brunswick
From there she went to Atlanta
meeting her brother, and also ber sis
ter, Matilda Dawson, or Columbus
who had heeu wired to come to At
lauta. They had not seen each ollie
In thirty-eight years, and made such ?
demonstration that an Atlanta police
man came near locking both up
She is now with her sister at 181
Third avenue. She says she enjoye?
execellent health during ber cutir
stay in Africa. Of the Columbus ne
groes who went to Liberia in 18(i(i
less than half dozen have returned t
A fatal Tornado.
At Streator, 111., on Friday :? tor
nado killed live persons, in.'ii red ;
score of others and caused a heav;
property loss. The dead are: llarrj
Doyle, N. IL Livens, lt. Purcell
Charles Snyder and an unknown ne
gro. All except Purcell were ki Hoi
at the race track. A new bu i ld i ni
had just been erected and the race
were to have been given week af tc
next. Not a building is left stand
lng. All of the buildings at Cas
IOlcctric park were destroyed and th
fence and amphitheatre of the bal
park were blown away. Stauher';
clothing factory, a two-story bric!
building, was blown down and all th
stock was ruined. The Vulcain West
cm company's plant suffered heav;
loas. Purcell was killed there. Th?
Illinois, Indiana and Iowa bridge cost
lng 81,000,000, is nearly half gone, tin
hoisting works and buildings a
Spring Alley, four miles west of Strea
tor were blown down and several per
sons were Injured. Many houses wer
unroofed and otherwise damaged
Telephone and telegraph lines ari
nearly all down and details arc mea
gre. Pour persons were killed atu
ten others seriously injured by a tor
nado which struck the northern par
of Mendola, 111. The path of thi
storm was about eight miles in length
Everything in the storm's track wa
was leveled to the ground.
GatliSl'eil ?llU ?odU?nsctl by tho .New
berry ObsetTcr foi* Ouriy Renders.
'Three men were '"drowned by tue
wrecking of a (ishlo^boat off Pensa
cola, Fla., on Monday.
Th? safo In tho Southern railway
tloket offlco atMacon, Qa., was'robbtd
of 3400 on Sunday njght.
Mrs. Eliza Stick, anod ?ovor ?oank,
Conn., drowned herself on Munday
night in Mystlo river.
Au explosion in a powdor mill' near
Wllkesbarre, Pa., on Monday killed
throe meen and seriously Injury SCVT
Maude Jordlne, aged 17, of Bloom,
lngton, III., was arrested on Monday
on the charge of having killed her
A freight.train ran away on Mon
day down the steep grade near Saluda,
N. C., and 17 cars loaded with coal
were smashed tb pieces.
The New England cotton mills have
agreed that they will close down until
some time in October rather than buy
cotton nt present prices.
Frank Long, a Macon. Ga., grocer,
has made this season, according to thc
Atlanta Journal, upwards of $5,000 on
40 acres of cantaloupes.
Ydnah Rogers and his wife, aged 75
and 74, of East Brcwston, Mass., were
run over and killed bya train on Mon
day while they were driving in a
Gov. Lanham of Texas has issued a
proclamation offering 850,000 to any
person who will discover and furnish a
pratical remedy for eotton. boll wcvll
. Mary McDonald; . described by thc
Journal as a ''a pretty young woman,"
was tin< 1 $25,75, by the recorder of
Atlanta on Tuesday for "cussing" a
young man over the phone.
Geo. Ii. Hiss ot Charlotte, N. C.,
president of thc American Cotton
Manufacturer's association, thinks
t here will bc :i0,000,000 idle spindhs
by the first of September.
J. T. Cato, a well-known buther of
Fort Valley, Ga., committed suicide
on Monday by shooting himself in the
head with a pistol. He left a vi fe and
six children. No cause for thc deed
Georgians arc evidently fond of
children. There was a rush of ofTers
in Atlanta the other day to adopt a
13-year-old kid who declared that Ids
mother was in the asylum and his
father on the chniugung -for cow
Gen. Clement A. Evans of Georgi?
says there arc milicien t. funds in liai d
to begin thc erection of the "Hattie
Abbey" at Itichmand, Ya. The funds
oTthe Confederate Memorial associa
tion for this object are now stated to
Mrs. Minnie Cummigs, on trial for
killing her fourth husband in April
last, was convicted in St. Louis, Mo.,
on Monday ani was sentenced to ten
years in the penitentiary. She is to be
tried next week for killing lier third
husban, Edward Harris, in 1901.
Gen. Nelson A. Miles" rode horse
back from Fort Hill; I. T.u_to- Reno,
Oki., a distance of t)0 miles on Tues
day in nine hours' and t'Ti minutes,
changing horses several ines ulong
thc route. Thc general \ ok the ride
to prove that though neat y 05 he ls
still halo and hrarty,, r---?
Mrs. Carrie Luce is suing F. W.
Woodworth & Co., proprietors Of a 10
ent store In Richmond;!., Va., for
5,000 damages tor .getting her - leg
broken in a crowd while ! attending a
''bargain sale" tn theirstorc. She con
tends that the proprietors should not
have permitted such a large crowd to
HOW CROPS FARED.
Heat Not Excessive at Any Time
Dui inf; thc I??8t AVeuk.
Section Direction J. W. Ihiuer had
Issued the following report of the crops
and weather for the past week:
The week ending 8 a. m., Monday,
July 13th, hada mean temperature of
80 degrees, which is practically nor
mal. Tlic heat was not excessive at
my time, nor was there a wide daily
range between the day and the night
temperatures. These conditions were
favorable on crops, but there was a
deficiency in sunshine over thc east
ern and central parts that was harm
ful to a slight extent.
UK.' VY KAINS IN SOMI? COUNTIES.
Locally, there was excessive precipi
tation in Edgelield, Marion, Marlboro
ind Saluda counties and almost daily
excessive rains from the Savannah val
ley in liarnwelland Hampton north
ward to southern Clarendon and Wil
liamsburg counties, and in western
Sumter. In this part of thc Slate the
rainfall amounted to from 3 to over G
nobes. This area includes the region
if heaviest rainfall (luring June when
it amounted to from 10 to 18 inches.
'I tie rains in other parts were benefi
cial, and some places in the northern
parts are in need of more rain. Th?
week's average for the State was 2.OS)
The week's weather was favorable
for crop growth and development, with
the above exception, and for farm
work, cultivation having made consid
erable progress, especially in thc west
With tlic exception of a number of
localities that report the contrary, old
corn is a.fair crop and is about laid by
in clean condition. Much corn w,'.s
destroyed on low lands where the rains
were excessive. Young corn lias a good
color and looks promising.
COTTON OENKUAI.LY IMlMtOVKD.
There was a jicnenil improvement in
cotton, though some sections failed to
share in it, but reports from most sec
tions indicate that tlic plants are mak
ing rapid growth, too rapid for proper
fruitage in the Fee Dee counties,
though they are still small and late in
blooming. Blooms arc more common
tuan last week. Lice remains on very
young cotton, in spots, but they no
longer threaten injury. In the western
counties most lields are clean, hut
grassy lields ls thc prevailing condi
tion in the eastern ones. Cotton is
poorest, and yellow, on sandy lands,
but most of it has a healthy color, es
pecially sea Island cotton.
Tobacco curing continues and tho
crop as a whole has improved. Melon
shipment arc not heavy, as the crop ls
light as ycji. Planting fall truck
crops is underway. Mino crops con
tinue to thrive. Peaches ?tl ll rotting.
Other fruits fairly plentiful. Pastures
are excellent. Farm laborers are scarce
in many parts of the State
Edwins D. Phelps, a millionaire
resident of New York city, committed
suicide by Inhaling illuminating gas
oh Monday. Ill health was thc cause.
bf* Hie Presa Aisot???Hon to tho fcato
Wilitor of The -6Mte.
Tho follow!DR resoUltldna were pre
sooted and, adopted at the .session of
the Press association at -.White Stone
Springs the evening before* adjourn
Your committee on tho death of
Mr. N.- O. Gonzalos would offer the
following us its reporti ~
In view of the sudden and lament
able death of dip;.brother Journalist,
Mr..' Narcisso Genor "Gonzales; on
January 19, 1903, let us add_trlbute
to-his work and "to his memory.
In him wo recognize a. mian of the
highest typo. Ile was a. man of
true principle. Ile hated the low
and mean with an-extreme hatred
Ile exacted from his fellow men,
especially those in public position, the
same irreproachable conduct he re
quired from himself. Ile was a man
or decided conviction. Ile thought
clearly and logically and always knew'
what be believed. If he made mis
takes at times in the application of
principles to conditions and actions of
others, so that he was judged to be
unfair and even unjust, yet his
positiveness and firmness in convic
tions, as to what he thought would
be right, won for him the respect of.
those who did not agree with him.
Ile was an independent thinker, and
often advocated movements and
policies in advance of those above him,
which, of course, meant frequent
differences of opinion and opposition
to his views. He was n careful and
accurate man, upd yet his was a quick
aiid penetrating mind. His position
was always positive and clearly defin
ed. These qualities won for him suc
cess and eminence as a journalist. He
wan the founder of the Columbia State
in INDI, and soon made lt one of the
best newspapers in the whole south.
Ills services to Columbia, South Caro
lina, and to thc south, cannot now be
measured, lie was a patriot of the
truest type and a worthy public ser
vant. In bim we have lost one of the
most brilliant and successful editors
of thc new south, and this association
has lost an active, etllcient and loyal
member. ' Let us emulate his virtues.
J. C. Mace,
W. H. Greever,
H. H. Watkins.
A WILD GOOSE CHASE.
Booking ? Burled Treasure Near tho
City ol* Savannah.
W. IL Haslip, or Philadelphia, Pa.,
is in Savannah, Ga., to dig for buried
treasure on an adjacent set island. It
ii; nut a wild, Captain Kidd kind of an
adventure he is on, however. The
treasure be is after was buried on
Warshaw island In 1809 by a Confede
rate soldier of the name of Amos
Berich; who died in Philadelphia last
week. Perlen, who had been in the
employ of Mr. Haslip,for the past ten
years, often told that'gentleman that
he had,treasure buried on the Georgia
coast.- Shortly before his death he
told Mr. Haslip that in his trunk
would be found certain papers and
parchments t! at would be of yalue'to
,hlm, and that, the proporty waa all to
be Mr. Haslip's arter Be?leh"dl?d.
Mr. Haslip investigated the trunk.
Among other things he found an old
piece of sheepskin parchment, which
had evidently done duty as a drum
head. The parchment contained a
map of Warsaw Island, locating a cer
? tain spot. Accompanying it was a
statement to the effect tnat Berien
was first mate on the Confederate
blockade runner, Lucy Verne, out of
Baltimore. On one trip when a rich
Virginia family named Starke was
aboard the Verne was chased by a
1 federal war vessel.
Pinding themselves overhauled it
was determined to buy ashore all the
treasure aboard. Berien was one of
the party assigned to bury thc trcas
! ure. Ile made a map of the location
on a drumhead, which he kept. Sever
al times, Berien says, bc attempted
to recover the treasure, but somc
bh lng. i h ter ferred: Mr. Haslip is posi
; the of the correctness of the story
and says bc will devote a month if
, necessary to locating the treasure,
which, according to Bcrien's mem
, brandum? consists of gold coin and
I-'orly Days ot I 'uir Weather.
Last Wednesday was St. Swithin's
day and according to an old legend if
the day is clear, forty days of cloud
I less weather will ensue. The old
legend runs as follows. Swithin was
the bishop of Winchester and a most
devotit man. His death took place in
1832, and, in accordance with his
wishes, he was buried in the church
yard where the "sweet rain of heaven"
could rall on his grave. When the
bishop was canonized an attempt was
made by tho clergy to remove the
body from the church yard to the
choir or the cathedral as a mark of
much greater honor, July 15.was set
for the removal but when the day
came it rained in such torrents that
the plan could not be cari led intocf
lect. It continued to rain for 40 days
afterward by which time the clergy
were fully convinced that the good
bishop, now thc sainted Swithin, was
satisfied to have bis bones remain
where they were, and they let them
COHN KOU POULTUY-Corn is one of
the staples as poultry food, and yi t we
can trace a large per cent, of the fail
ures to its ?busc. If given to fowls
daily lt will produce fat and this In
time completely ruins the fowl so far
as laying is concerned, but if fed in
moderation, as a change from oats,
wheat and peas, it makes an ahnest
indispensable supply, lt is excelent
also for growing chickens, but these, as
with the old fowl, it must be fed
sparingly. During very cold weather
without com it is well nigh impossi
ble to keep the hens laying, but even
then best results are obtained by par
tially roasting it. Por fattening poul
try for market meal takes first place,
and thc work can bc accomplised sev
eral days quicker than when other ls
used. When preparing poultry for
market feed all they will eat' but
when feeding hens for eggs let corn be
only an occasional feed, or only a par
tial ration if given daily. Oats should
be the principal grain food for laying
hens, thc corn being used simply as a
change. When thus fed it produced
most excellent results.
The Supreme court of Florida has
contirmed the Sentencb of death
against William Sylvester, who was
convicted of murdering' Edward Bur
ton, master mechanic oV thc S. A. L.
shops at Fernandina, for discharging
him. Unless pardoned will be
hanged. JL. .
Sip ' i >,
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r y i' " rifc?nii ni rr? ...*.
'file Happening* In Various Se?tldns
of South Carolina Briefly Told.
A now 825,000 oil mill had been
01 gan (zed at Jonesville.
James H.. Tillman was taken to
Lexington jail on Monday.
The State Farmers Alliance will
moot in Columbia on' Wednesday, the
Julius 0. Smith, a prominent re
spected oltizen '.ot Greenville, died, on
Monday, aged 74.
J Kev. John A tin way, an aged Metho
dist minister, died at.: his .home at
Williamston on Tuesday.
PlahB are maturing for adding a
$50,000 jj building tp the plant of the
Columbia Female college.
The people of Wlnnsboro have
voted down ? proposition to est?bil, h
a beer dispensary hi that town.
The Anderson Mail says: "A suc
cessful farmer who lives near the city
has sold $000 wOrth of cabbages frc m
six aores this year."
The work of paving the streets of
Anderson began on Tuesday and will
be completed in four months at a
cost of about $25,0007
Eddie Smith, a white boy of 13,
was killed in Charleston on Sunday bv
falling from a tree which he had
climbed In order to rob a.bird's nest.
The Pacolet mill stockholders met
in Spart?nburg on Tuesday and voted
to increase the capital utock from one
million to two and to rebuild at once.
J. Walker Mauldin of Pickens coun
ty was shot and killed on. Monday
night while trying, to get his friend
Burt Moore out or a house of ill re
pute. Moore is accused of. doing the
Will Holland, a young man of re
spectable parents, was shot and killed
early Tuesday morning in a house of
ill repute in Columbia by J. W. Hurk
haltcr, formerly of Waycross, Ga.,
now a telegraph operator in Colum
Judge Dantzler at .Laurens on
Wednesday granted bail to J nu. H.
Wham, th slayer of Fayette Ramage,
in the sum of $4,000. The defendant
was represented by ?Ferguson ?Ss
Featherstone and W. R. Richey, tim
state by Solicitor Sease and O. L."
Channing Their Tune.
The Augusta Chronicle says nothing
more notable hasoccuored in the last
year than the radical change in thc
treatment of the negro question by
Northern newspapers. For years
past The Chronicle has urged the going
of negroes to Northern states, believ
ing that these very changes that have
oome about would result, and that
Northern communities having this ne
gro problem to deal with to faeearaong
themself, and not simply to preach to
Southern audience woulel see things in
a new light. Tho following are some
of the recent expressions by Northern
men and newspapers based on the race
trouble and lynching in Delaware, In
Illinois, or Indiana:
Tim St. Taul Pioneer-Press says We
are tired of negroes and the negro
problem, and we are outraged with
negro preachers denouncing lynching
without- a word of condemnation for.
the negro brutes that cause them.
The KaosasjClty Jonrnal says The
negro race is but one g?n?ration but of.
slavery, and but a: few generations out
of barbarism. When he reverts to
barbarism and commits a crime
against womankind the punishment
will be fully as swift and horrible In
the north as in the south.
The Mmcapolis Tribune says: The
wave of black horror that is creeping
over the country will soon or late be
met and topped and overwhelmed by
a wave of horror that will leave the
superior race rid of everything or the
inferior but the brutal barbarous
passions and bibil thc conflict has
bred. The dark, horror that liants
over the south ls creeping across the
Potomac, thc Ohio, the Mississippi
and menacing the north as well.
Dr. Lorimer, thc famous pulpit ora
tor and platform lecturer, declares:
Instead of holding meetings to de
nounce lynching, we should hold meet
ing with a view of forever stopping
barbarous assult on the women of our
laud. They arc too freeiuent, and
what wonder human nature boib
over before such bloody deeds? wc
should make lt plain that white men
will not tolerate attacks upon theil
wives and daughters. This is the im
perative duty of tile hour, and 1
trust it may not be overlooked by oui
colored citizens in their talk about
racial prejudice. The lynching is a
regrettable affair, but the wanton
murder of a defenseless woman h
more so. This butchery of our wo
men must bc blotted out some way oi
We reproduce these statements by
staunch Northern and Republican
journals especially for the benefit ot
tho negroes, and that our readers,
generally, may see what a chango has
comeover Northern sentiment on this
A 'l'oubli Story.
A Columbia, Mo., dispatch to thc
New York Sun says: The Missouri
river Hood has given P. C. Nuckles of
Rocheport a new house, completely
furnished. The high water drove Mr.
Nuckles away from his farm, and when
he returned to it he found on his land
a comparatively new house, which was
in good condition, despite Its water
journey. There is nothing about it
to indicate who the owner is."
TWKNTY-KIVK thousand men labor
ed from early morning till late at night
in the Kansas wheat belt Sunday. In
20 counties where the harvest is ready
thousands of reapers weie in action.
Church services in many rural dis
tricts were wholly abandoned. Many
women helped the men and others
carried water to the liclds for thc
en and women
win? II r- 1 . .?'.!(! ..I the
li?.?, t un- I. iii ire.-it
morn ?linit'.l nut f ill
.?iwill l>. llatlia
? liv .ll .-ll. .'. ll- lu" lr
? f.il/ i- a-? Mir
li .ullin: >uil li:.i-t ->m:
rp.-> fut - i' e .. I n I I.-1
V o ll ll >. ?? in fe 1 ll
iiliii'iim your onso In
his I? :i il cl H. it- lip Iii the
lo ii ir ont o-lnbltslioil
nutt inn tin' Lost ron
illation. Il o l-ll rot
whom ot horn fn!1 ;
.Lerp, ts no |iiitt-hwork
or ex|M>riiitpnitnR in
his treatment Per
sonal nt ion i lon tty Pr
Hathaway, ? tai r-PP
OB. HATHAWAY. dal COHII-Pf from III!?
when necpssary, which no othpr oflli-o hiw. If
you cnn not cab, wrlto for free IKIOUIPH ami
question blanks. Mention your trouble. Kv
erytlilnir tjtrlctly confidential J. Newton
Hathaway, M. D.
88 Inman Building 22? S. Broad St
I* m atw ul acteatifl? compound axoda iroa? root?. tart? oed barka-?nlabie
ssUbar oploU? ?ar poloene. lt purlllM th? Hood cad re?novM th? eeuiC? al
rti.uo?tl.na ?n? all blood dUeaata. Aoyena ?an Uk? RHULTlACID? W.'tFaApi
Ht* ?slaty. Duofl Dst tajar* tb? clgeiUvs oriana. - .....!/....'.: -?? y?.V
TWO cunes,-. .
FLORrrron. fl. C., Aug. l?. 1903. OAHI.IKG?OH, G. O., Aug. IDtb, l?OJ.
Gentlemen :-I bogan to suffer from Gentlemen ?-About two years ago I
rheumatism about tbree year? ago. and i""1 * very ?avere attack*of Inflam tc*-.
hod lt vory bad in my ?mba. At tlmea 10r/ rhoumatiam. 1 aufferad great pain
I could hardly wauc. Waa troatod by in,?wWi?nS2i?^
a year airo. Mr.Goorgo W Huon, anengl- t?llof. Capt. Harker, ? COndUOtOr ?fr'
neer ou tbo Coaat Line, living- In Flor- the Atlan?o C&at llii*9neordl of oy,
enoo. told ma that " BUBOMAOID?" condition KD? awat mo two bottle? of
cured bim. I got ? bottle and lt bene- " IUixoUAorna."- r began to? toke" If
?tied Uv. I took ?ve bottle? and am Elld 1,1 a week I cot Up and walked on '
now aa well aa I ever waa In my life, orutohea.- After taking three bottloeof
? regard " RHEUM ACIDE "as. a great w?nfh?^??"Lgo?.lnl,Mlr
med*!... X know of other, ifh*. ^o^n.^y^?^
our,a* other bad casca that wer* cured by,tba >
Truly, usoof your medicine, In tbla to wu andT
? <r? nnnnn vloinlty. It In nil that you claim for lt.
B. T. B?lten. Truly, J. L. pl?KSON...
8o!d by Druggiita. Will be aent expreai paid on.receipt of fi.oo. .
Bobbitt Chemical Co., - - Baltimore, fid., U.S. A.
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Read what the noted Dr. L?. C. Stephens, who stands at'the. head of the i
profession in South Carolina, and who was president or theState Medical As
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until he resigned to move to Greenville, says: ' "'-?l&j&?
Greenville, S. C., October 10,1002. .
After a service of one season at White Stone Lithia Springs,-as resident '
physician, I do not hesitate to say that the effect of the water upon'those who.
drink It for any length of time, has been perfectly marvelous. Invariably an
increase both in flesh and appetite was perceptible In one week, proving it to
be a mineral water of undoubted powerful tonic property. Its peculiar adapt
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such as dropsy, Bright's disease, diabetes and uric acid calculi, and all forms of.
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It has been noted frequently that visitors ocfore coming here had to follow
every meal witli some form of corrective, or coolbie themselves entirely _t?!
predigested foods; soon discarded these entirely, being delighted to Und that':
the water alone-nature's own remedy-sufficed. . -
Of the many who drank this water this season for ten days consecutively j'
notoue but experienced decided benciit and a perceotlble gain weight,-varying
from two to live pounds. L. O. STEPHENS. M. I>.
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W. H. Camp, Villa Rica, Ga., made $100.000 per month last fall
T. E. Scott, Athens, Ga., (a State Normal student) made over ?$13.00:
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A Young Lady Drowned.
A dispatch from Anderson to The
State says: News reached the city
Friday night that Miss Rthel Harri
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the distressing accident were not
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Mrs. George Maker and of Mr. Walter
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