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on One Dollar a Year
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nai t 1t'.
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Id and cz-lmly tao -1
eI101 C l i I 1'. That, imiis
.mad( I%- he h h ide'', Call
Sthat the 1nf riot)sm
anIIl spirit of men on bth
the NatS'01 from Civil
bo aditii ted. v oven the
-elm. partisan111. The bost
eid a Iep0tiLioni of siuch
Itions oif 11ntolorance anl
; is to ignoro the advic<
partisais, an1d to elinn.
ics from the questions ol
once and the enforcomont
v. No one can deny, that
woro paramount inl the
,tions of many stops takon
ifortunato afYitr. Acts of
es wore encouragod by
o hopd to advance the
interests of their faction,
.mporato anid swaggoring
an1(d acts wvere on the oth
inidulged in for the samne
Tt was a fin gaime, but
*x0l)os of the tax-payer
much t.) the credit. of the
A Ifairs 1 >Q d ugly V and
reeno'I the f:mation wao 'm
until it Hpirit ofeonceQsionl
d with i hie ledrI-t of each
h1n the -ian to co.-ope
h eachl othmer in prea"rying
te and noto~ri.,. ordor,
darift inl t e'oud. an
ndh i:. f '.
Iiins rat itl i t ver crIdit,
*~t .. ti, tV 111 g01lurousI
and ielnil to (ry behavior
-e. h'le Ie rtic men, Cwh.
a with him'. ;od fttrgoi
q 01, t ~ ("O~
I < ih t nw
vrwr . cmpe111
!ow e p:mies from th
Ey to send t' Darlinugton
Cd, with alql its terrors an<1
A pril 9, 1894.
ing to the recent cold wai
'orost, peach andimany othe:
look to be entirely dead
of the peach trocos are dea<
o ground. T1ho blackborr'
Sare killed in many places
At and oats are all more o
amaged, or they still appon
The dry spell for the pas
ocks has givon the farmors
nc to get things inl shape fo
or crop. There is a groate
ad for guano now than ther
no to supp~ly, but Ihoro0
tity still being hauled away.
oy Chamblin cut his foc
>adly with a hand axe Satmn
I. Parkins boarded the traji
xas .Saturday evening, wvher
pects to locate--ho aims)1 1.
..he balance of the famjij,
Iliet, doni't Hay ?dho e
a bush-the town i.s hi) ed
- etion of TVowinioucil, or
.e other modern benovolont
*at wil'mako a graceful dis
C wvhat is p)ossilo with tho
high, mighty and most won
mastor mlind~s of the 19th
y, under onlJy the ve-:y slight
* roe of pressur~o coniceivable.
r kjrmg forth th"e great Go
We never have been1 mad
'avid for throiving rocks in
feonc--in fe at we rather
us stylo as r young warrior.
* for courage, Goliah for blus
*o sos for moeokness, S3olomnon
igdomn, Samson for power,
.oi~ Wash ington for honest'
ois Jefferson for his country,
But those are all gentlemen
w gpast, and their respective
er0 ~t quito a small figure
g history, beside Wall street,
rj4 ,Aberman & Co., and a
dfit wondeorful master
d~iiu "'mll rise a~
1 A VONVE NTIONe I AVoWG T.
suc is wow Trae ue'an P.O
-fedbi of the State Reform ExCcu
tire Conmittee-August 14 Chosc1
Sthe Da~y.for a Reforn Convention
/ -Pla ,efir its Holding-An Ad
The members of the State Re
form Executive Committee met
in the hnll of the House of Rep.
resentatives 4th instant at noon.
'he Inoeinhg vas called to order
by Delegato L. E. Parlor of Col
leton, who nomnLated Capt. J.
A. Sligh f or temporary chairman.
W. 1. Duncan and J. C. Otts
wero appointed secretaries.
Mr. McCalla of Abbeville mov
ed that all excOpt delegates be
exclulded from the hall on the
ground that it was Reform a cau.
cus and here to discuss the Re
form side and thought it would
be best to work with closed
The motion was carried by a
vote of 21 to 13.
The chair then appointed Mr.
J. B. Elkins doorkeper.
On motion of Mr. McCalla, the
temporary organisation was
then mado )ernanontly.
Col. J. T. Gaston of Aiken
moved to have a convention of
Reforiers to nominate a reform
candidate for Governor and
Lieutenant Governor. The mo
tion was carried almost unani
A committee was then appoint.
md by the chair consisting of C.
M. Efird, M. L. Maluldin, J. W.
Stokes. ). K. Norris and T. L.
Gaitt, on rules and regulations
and innnor of holding said con
vention. The convention then
took a rocess until 5 p. in.
A"t 5 o'clock the convention re.
O" wembled and shortly thiereaf
1 me cmmitteo on plans en
':red tho hall and submitted th4
We, the undersigned coninii
tee, bog leave to submit the fo
1. That a convention for tb
nomination of Stato officers b
held in the city of Columbia o
the 14th any of August, I894.
(crp'd ~ of' delegates to b
elected by ecnventions to be hd
ini &'zeh emm tIv on' 01.ho 9th dlay<
A u 8 . W, l(1ac county b
bi presen tat ivos in both branlch<(
h Ie( en~errl Assembly.
'. Tat the( country convom
ions afforesaidi be composed <
dle!gates elected by tihe varlot
Reform clubs in the count;
each club to send one delega1
for each twenty-five Rleforme:
or majority fraction thereo
In those counties where the:
are nodistinct Reform clubs tU
Reform members of each clt
shall be called by the Executih
Reform Committeemen to me
at tihe usual place of meethi
anri elect delegates aforesal
I to the county convention. F<
the puIsposes of said election ti
.clubs aforesaid shall be calki
r to meet oni the 4th (lay of A
r gust, 1894. At such meeting i
t memb'er shall participate exce:
a such as voted for tihe Reform d<
r egates in tile August primary
r 1892, and all others who w j
e pledge themselves to abide I
s and support the Reform ticket <
the State Reform convenltion<
-4, That each Reform cand
date for Governor and Lieutei
I ait Goveornor shall file with ti:
y chairman on the committee thi
> ty days previous to tihe meetin
of saidl convention a writte
pl!edge to abide by the actio
fi the con ventioni herein calle
and~h support its nlominhees.
C. M. EFIRD, Chairman.
For tile Committee.
The report was adopted.
On motion of Mr. Piolgett, the
chair appointed Dr. Stokces J
A. Sligh, J. C. Otts, C. Mi. Efirt
and J. T. Austin as a cothmit.
tee to prepare an address 'to th(
R oformers of South Carolind.
Tihe chair appointed as a press
committee H[. 4. Deal, J. V
Otts and W. HL. D~uncan.
The following resolution, offer
ed by C. M. Efird, was.adopted;
Resolved, That the Reformaeras
attending the various club meet
ings called by this comndgteoen
the 4th day of August, 1894, be
requested to express their chioice
for Governor of this litate,
andc that the chairman of the
delegation o f e a e h club
1o ithe c~ountv tnvention be ,4.
choice to he coun$y cdnventio
held on the 9th day of Augus1
Mr. J. T. Austin offered th
following resolution and i
was unanimously adopted by
Resolved, That we, the repre
sentatives of the Reform part.
of South Carolina, in conven
tion assembled, do most hearti
ly approve of the action of hi
Excellency Governor B. R. rill
man for the prompt manner iu
which he acted during the pasi
week in suppressing violence
and disorder and in maintain.
ing the supremacy of the law.
T. L. Gantt moved that the
thanks of the convention be ten
dered to the chair, secretaries
and the doorkeeper for the
efficient discharge of their re
On motion, the convention ad
journod, subject to the call of the
The following wore presented:
1. 11. McCalla, Abboville. J. T.
Gatson, Alkon. D. K. Norris, An
derson. W. Ir. Duncan, Barnwell
J. B. Morison, Berkeley, - ,Beau
ford. W. J. Whaley, Charleston.
T. J. Cunninghani, Ohoster. W.
D. Craig, Chesterfield. L. E. Par.
lor, Colloton. Louis Appelt, Clar.
endon. E. L. Gary, Darlington
J. M. Gains, Edgofield. T. S
McCall, Florence. J. T. Austin
Greenville. J. C. Larrimore
Georgetown. W. H. Mauldin
Hampton.- J. M. Stalvery, Horry
T. J. Kirkland, Kershaw. E. I
Linglo, Lancaster. J. A. Jonei
Laurons. C. M. Efird, Lexingtoi
J. M. Stackhousn, Ma~rion. ,I. I
Napier, Marlboro. J. A. SligI
Newberry. J. B. Picket, Ocone
.1. W. Stokes, Orangeburg. T. 4
Robinson, Pickens. H. A. Doi
Richland. T. L. Gantt, Spartai
3 burg. H-. R. Thomas, Sumtc
J. C. Otts, Union. WM. C(oopc
- Williamsburg. R. T. Iliggin
-York. J. W. Lylos4, Firfie1ld.
The Committeo gave to the pre
e the following address to the R
e formors of the Stato:
n Four years ago, after years
- struggle in the arena of reaso
a with the forces of wealth and eu
e ture and trained logdership coi
d bined against us-a combinant<
~f confident, exultant in the pri<
3. and prestige of power long enjoy
y -tho Rotormiors of the Stato joi
~s ed issue squarely bofore the poop
and at tho ballot box won the
~. fight by an overwhnlmning majo
f ty. But the struggle did not 01
ts there. An active, intelligent a:
~, aggressive minority haB hept up t
a fight with a tonacity that, in a be
'a tor cause would command the ai
f. miration of all men. Eivory1
e sourco known to legislative and j
Le dicial obstructionists has been In
b under tribute to retard the porf<
e mance of the pledges of the rofori
,t ore of the State to the people of t
g State, and to defeat the operati
dl, of thoe pledges even after enact
>r into law.
te Notwithstanding this active at
d skillful opposition, under the mc
.i adriot and astute leadership,
10 have performed every pledge n.na
t .to the people in 1890, in so far su<
1j. pledges can be performed uind
>f the organic law of the State. V
11 have worked out the reforms s
*y promised for the people and mo
>f than we promised. WVith a elei
>f record behind us, we now star
face to face with the future, road
~. and eager to grapple with ne
. questions and now issues that aa
e make for the upbuildin~
.of the material prosperity of thi
entire people in larger degree an
n upon broader lines than ever bi
d More over, with inil cotrol c
every departmrent of the machmner
of government, with a constituou
cy unified and solidified by su<
cessful struggle, we are in pos
tion not only to project largE
things for the people, but we arei
position to perform what we pr<
Let us not forget, however the
although we hiave rectified many <
the wrongs of the pas't and accon:
plish the reformes demanded i:
1890, there are still important is
sues to be settled. In carrying on
the pledges of the past, question
of the most vital and far-reachina
import have beek raised-quos
tions that go to the very founda
tions of government by the people
Tho iso has been squarely raise<
ketween organised espital as4 the
organised people, by whose effrage
aggregation of oapital became poe,
aible.. The creatute ha.grown so
powerfnl and arrogant that it has
creator-the State. So hot have
a the Reformers made this fight that
corporate monopoly has been driv
b en from their cover and forced to
t fight in the open field. Its subtle
grip upon the people's throat 1is
been loosened and complete Oman
- cipation for the people is only a
question of timo. It is a proper
subject for congratulation that in
this mighty strnggle, world-wide in
its scopo, 'South Carolina Rofor
mers stand well out in the front.
It only needs now that we be true
to our principles, to our country I
and to our people, and the victory
To insuro continued success, a <
certain amount of organization is I
necessary. In 1890 the necessary r
organization was accomplished by 1
a March convention. For various a
and sufficient reasons such a con- t
vention was deemed inexpedient
this year; but after full discucs
sion in tno press, the plan of hold
ing mass meetings to elect a State
Reform campaign committee was
adopted. Meetings wore held, com
mittemon were appointed, and that
committee in its assembled wisdom
formulated a plan of suggesting
Reform cahdidates for governor
and Lieutenant Governor. it meets
the reasonable demands of the peo
ple to see and hear and question
every man who aspires to their
their suffrage, and looks to the so.
lection of that Reform caudidate
who gets the most Reform votes.
It provides for an- open field for all
who aspire to public preferment
and it is a safe plan.
49 We commond this plan to the
- favorablo consideration of the Re
formor of the Stato. Study it
well; carry out its provisions taith
s fully and our movement will onter
upon an era of broader and higher
i, usofulness than in the past.
1- Lot overy Reformer in the Stato
r. do his duty and wo will pilo up a
r, bigger majority for rulo by the
H, people than evor before in our his
3J. A. Sixon,
J. C. OTTS,
J. THOMAs AUSTIN,
afC, M, EFIRD,
J. W ILIAu STOKEs,
mn THE WAR OFIOIALLY OVER.
le FOR TH E GOV E RNOR H AS SA ID I'T
ad ON FRiDAY THE BOYS WILL t'OME
n~. M~unemio HOME,
Ic, Special to the Greonvije News,.
'ir CoLUMrnIA, 8. 0., April 4.--The
iwaiscertainly over, Everything
d sabsolutely quiet, ordinary busi
dness avocations have boon resum
eed and the only interest displayed
-in the situation hero to-day w'as
d- cusedby the prosonce of a large
body of spios. Many feared that
u-there presence) would arouse further
idbitter foins but the spies march.
-ed about the streets, unmolested,
for the first time sirice their ap
h ointmnont. They openly display
m~ ed their badges on their coat lap.
1d pole, Hlail this hoon dopo at the
start, they would never have boon
dcalled spies, and they would have
ha )mro respect shown to them.
The constables were here for the
Spurpose of conferring with Gover
nor Tillman beforo roturning to
er Darlington to testify m the core
, ner'hainquest, which is to be held
ri htcity to-mo rrow,
A committee of citizens from
~r Darlington arrived here to-day and
Shad a conference with the gover
nor. In explaining the object and
the result of the visit, the governor
g"They came for a conference
with me at my invitation--that is,
I asked Mr. Coker to come and the
.other gentlemen expressed a desire
to do the same. I wanted them to
comoD too. Weo have ha4 a full talk
over the whole situ.Ltion and as a
result I have instructed Generail
-Rlehbourg to prepare everything
to bring the troop. over hero on
"The troops from the up-country
will go on through while those from
the other parts of the State will be
ditributed about the Stsute on the
G frst outgoing train. I do not care
to keep the force there any longer
than absoluto nccossary. I havo
promised the committee nothing
and they have promised me noth.
i ng. I have agreed, however, that
if these rnwn in Darlington wlfo
I have caused all the trot$ble Will
* stand their trial I will let the civil
law take its course all the way
When Tillmian was asked about
the resolutioD Introduce4 in con,
gross yesterday he said; "'Oh.I don't
oare to notlos every orank who of.
fers a little resolution in Congress
When congress takes action, t It
me to act and I will then have
something to say.
Tillman appears td be no longer
.worried over the situation and the
people are greatly relieved that
their worst fears were not realized
and that business has again been
resumed. The whole thing has
cost the State probably $20,000
and an unknown amount from the
paralyzing of all busieess enter
prises during the excitement.
On Ther Way Moaue.
The following is from the Co.
umbia Journal of Friday after.
At 12 o'clock to day the spe
:ial bearing the militia arrived
rom Darlington. It was a few
ninutes late but long before the
rain arrived the union depot
vas a mass of people attracted
ihere by curiosity as well as a
lesire to hear what Governor
Villman would have to say. The
governor, however, did not
irive to the depot but accom.
panied by John Gary Evans
went to the Plain street crossing
of the G. orgia, Carolina &
Northern railroad. This soon
became known and in a short
while the crowd moved over to
After a long wait the train
rolled up and General Richbourg
marched the men out. Some
time was consumed in getting
them in proper shape owing to
the crowd present, but being
finally drawn up in line, Gover
nor Tillman, standing on an em
bankment, addressed them.
lie baid: "Soldiers, two trains
which are to bear four compa.
nios to their homes are now
waiting and what I shall say
will be brief.
"I feel it important and neces.
sary and indeed due you to re
turn the thanks of South Caroli
na to you for your valiant servi.
ces. Called without a moment's
notice, you did not hesitate a g
moment to leave your avocations i
to respond. There was never
the least intention that you F
should shoot down your follow
citizens, but you were sent there IH
to repress disorder, restore the a4
law and prevent mobs from com- tj
mitting murder and to see that
South Carolina is obeyed and
her laws upheld. I know you
be anxious to get home and you
deserve the benizons and God's a
blessing of all lovers of peace
"The time has come tor bitter- a
ness, anger aid animosity
among brethren to ceasIe.
Henceforth let us, one and all.
be unized and stand together for
the good of South Carolina"
IT I8 POUR ECONOMY
To p y 75 cents for ii pair of SiEin s
that won't~ wear hr as lontas pair of*
ours for $1.00. T
There is nothing ho Nolid b I .id
Le..ther in any SitoE we sell. 'A guar,
Wfe Have the LARGEST STOCK
EVER SHOWIN IN PICKENS.
Every ether D~eprrtmnent In ouzr 8- re
Is jest as ConspI-e. We- are work. m,
for year Tad.
New t'ustomers coute to alt daily and
the good ones never leave us.
A pril 12, 1804.(j
Wil be recei~ved by the (:AJt,
flommisioner~ratdlthaejth dayof ;ty omi
next, for the purchase of the Id Itra
court H~ouac. Bids will be1 re~cieJt
Ieparately toraill the Blits,8Sieh 'and h
Doo-ra, for the ron~ Steps, and fm Mi
theg Bric.a. B3Ids will also be. -.edve'
for the house-entire-all the hnlatorial (a
obe removed( by unhol timue ae the4 -
Qomroissioner's reserve the oight to
m)eCt any anid all bIds.1
If Natisfactory'bide are not receive.?
or the building as above, the hou~s
hill be sold to the highet hidd,,r, on
Scredilt until the 1st of* Dece~mber C
~'r the purchase motey.
By order of Board, .
Clerk of Board,
W 'iN GRl
HAS THE NEWEST I
uaq 0 thae ".i1
SW A hearty welcome to all, w1
March 22, 1894,
Po~wer O1uV14ac Wa
o a tens, . Wh I Kl
11Vmtei t '5.. ii. il
hLTL p .Pha x
FOR THE PHOLKS.
R. EDITOR :
You might now say to the
' d Pholks that it's about
me to begin wearing LEATH1
i "'OLLARR, DOUBLE FooT
LOUGH STOCK% and BACK
ANDR. In these we havt
anething new, aid probably
ie best on earth-and they
ill be fashianabi. this~ Spring.
Ve alsou ha~ve a nico lot at
iroad(brim HATS, Palm lFans
rid G~uano Horns, Milk Buck
s, Strain rs and Cl urns, B.. -
e~ts. of h iz s, sha, es, col
es a d Iprices--.t lot ol nie
[on y an~ i Hms
D n't fai to l ook in eur*
wtr i . F rit re or St.,e
.\ na i t e' * ,P N
16~> 4 m :( *, ad ad i
a I i ant -
AND FIR E CLAY.
Btr ietly pure 4 tead. .i..
in & M~Lirti ez pure hea~dy truixe'd
Ine, Pol11aod aNd Rosendale
Chtur~la imnprove * Cold-water
4 ,A Mt T '1
W.AL CiOA iN.
k8II, flOORS AND BLINDS,
SEMEO LUMBER, MOULD
7' ur Ofitoee i t sa~na auda. , 10
83,,'ck to t 3. Maku rL enft,, - it '. tn
taee on Laure n:2 Etrot t, hbou. . .. a(ACrea
from our Officos at t::~o roar. of tiie WVare.
tse, PlIeat~o giv n'a ut. ca a or Arito uts
T, 0. UOWER 4 gg
wO dod Work Muge,
no Brood Mare,
no One-Niorse Wagon7
no Top Buggy,
yeah Mitqh tows,
ike ar egat~ 09LT8 or HEIFERS
& L.NOL~~oswnT j
EEJ I 2J T
TOCK IN SREENVILLE
iether you are ready to buj or'4ot.
Washington Street., Greevall S C
Ee.Y Dolr U or ail
Small-fry initators try to' follow
but a few sledge hammer. -like the
tollowing, knock them out on A4# first
The following prices m assityou
in finding the way to My, tor.:
'The very best Black Peppqr at We,
or 12 lbs. for $1 00; Real good Nw
Orlea no Molasses, 5 galloni for 1-..
I warrant my 5 le. COffe for 61.QO,
to give satUfaction-if it do.g taot,
bring it back and get your money
Arbuckle's Parched Coe 26 cents;
Flour ebeeper than over, S9aR. ape,
cial prices for good big toia; pei
of the 5c Soda to make it rise. 0os
these figures interest you on HrOV.
ware? A splendid Axe for 60c., ih4
a good steel Shovel, the "Burch"'
brat.d, for 50. , and a splendid Pitch
Fork for 45c.; best iron foot Plough,
Stocks for 60c. Tobacco from 20..
per lb. up.
1 want to by PEAS and CORN.
I WANT YOUR TRAUE.
lBut I do not ask for it tuless my
Goods and Prices merit it. .1 don't
claim that you should.'taadeWith me,
if some one else can beat my prices.
it is but just to yourself and-me that.
you trade where your money wall buy
melat. ('ome and see mec.
Pickens, 8. C., March 29th, 18b4
Lewis & Son,
Corner of Main and Aass ,ea..
Just arrived a nioe le*-of
8&o6, Ready.made Pait, 8Sirft
We have. some Biardelas'La.
We bought too much end It Rin6 b
other braI dat 25 cerata. fluuait
now is the time to get a ssnulv
summer. The finest line of'~G4g
TORACCO ini town., Nice un
some genuine Brior floota at 50
aW'Come a ae see our Ood#w,.a
it to your ntereit to trade witU.
All the men in Packens. weav-Shirl.,
but they don,'t all buy our 8arts .. If
more Shirt men bought our Birls w'
would sell more Shirts.
Call in and let us make'our .Chartgi
Att of MorAasa at 20 eente a
K[H YOR RET HTOK
I~ -e Emb~roidery, chipew
Fanel(y Dr s~e Gioods, at a)3
grid n d p'rices,
laawts, aill prices
er' yard, d,5
Giud S. k Mitts, 10 to 25c,
L-s at our 25,entCre
sa be~aut. for 25 cet.
If you watnt a good s~
(l'thes call .a<. the.&
Racet--has fact every*
When-i win et F
0n1 sud s;ee mew,
erib, 8. 0., Apr a5