T. 0. ROBINSON, E~no.
U aUNI ZVIRY THa DAY
ubscription One Dollar a Yea]
Entered at the Post Office at Pickens a
It is gratifYing to observe tha
he doctrineS of the alliance ar
-aking root in the hearts of thI
Iople, and the prinoiplos of th
rder are being applied in the Io
ition of the greaticivil questions,
hioh are agitating the minds of
nr greatest statesmen. The alli
ae mon wore tho first to diag
ose the maladies, that are afflict
ig our government, and botte
imedies than they prescribed
avo not yet beeni suggested. Tom.
),ary reliefs have been resorte
,, only to aggravate the diseas
id leave the patient in a weakei
id worse condition.
With all the parade of tariff re
rin fresh in the minds of the
sople, the first act of the admin
tration was an admission that
the position of tho alliance was
right. Tariff legislation was post
poned until the repeal of the pur.
chase clause of the Sherman act'
was effected. The veto of the
Bland seignorago bill sooms to
have extinguished all hope of re
lief at the hands of the Democratic
party, and now party lines are now
iggested to be formod as the only
means of escape from the power of
inoney to oppress. This is no new
idea, and the fear that such a stop
*ould becomo nocossary has an
ioyed the best and most patriotic
non of this country. But for the
-emembrance of the horrors and
nmiliation of negro rule and the
lroad of another era of such ca
amities, there would be no hosita
.ion in adopting the suggestion.
'ho West cn lafford to sever po
itical tie and form now party
ines, but can tho South with im
1nity follow? "Is it botter to
uffer the ills we havo, or to fly to
thers we know not of?" lh rank
nd file of the alliance must solve
he question, and their decision
-ill bring blessings or misories, ns
- proves to be wise or unwise. It
ill never do to loave so inipor
ant a matter to tho (ecision of
oliticians and interosted leaders.
The p)eop)1 of the South have
een taught by thu alliance, arnd
ave accumulated much valuable
iformantion in political science.
'hey will not confine their consid
ration of the monev issue to one
sature, but will look at the sub
3et in all of its bearings, and may
emand an entire change of the
twa~ to conform to their plans. A
aggestion may be good as far as it
ces, and a step in the right direc
ion, but before the journey is un
ertaken, the whole plan and a
isp of the entire route should be
abmitted for inspection, so that
he people will know the dangers
f the way and the sort of country
>which they are traveling.
THE REFORM MOVEMENT.
Our anti friends have expressed
senmeelves on divers occasions, a
eing pleased with the prospect of
n early dissolution of the reform
aovemnent in this State. They
.ase their opinion on the fact, that
he leaders are wrangling among
hemselves for the best seats in the
ynagogue. This of itself can do
io harni and is the case in every
'action of every polhtical party.
:t is the sign of a healthy and vigor
)m5 condition of the movement
,nd shows that there is life and
'pirit in the cause; and a high and
audible ambition in the leaders to
10 prominent and useful in promo.
Aing and advancing the progress
md accomplishing the perposos ol
;ho movement is encouraging to th<
-ank and fil and stimulates inter.
'st and exertion.
It is true that some in their zea
mave said harsh words about thei
:ompetitors and will doubtless re
>ent in due time, but as long as the
nll be obedient to will of mnajorit
mo harm can result from a rivair
nnong leaders. Such a conditio
a 9tterbleto a blind followim
I ole manor set of ela. Let U
ieadbra pewut .their views ai
'Vimons and ist the people oft
eform miovemuent de ~
n11l light of truth, ashahen
ided by their representativse
the reform exeoutive commu
and the cause of the masses wil
bereented by the agitation.
The Jury in the Pollard-Br
ridge case, decided in fave
~its ollard. - They gave her
( o.Breckenridge, has g
ThO folloing is a portion of I
rpo'of thi Military court of i
quiry appointed under Govern
Tilman's orders to sit with the j
ry of inquest.
"We concluded from the evidence i
Frank R. Norment came to his death
Darlington, S. U., on the 30th day of Marc
1894, from the effect of a gun shot won]
inflicted by one J. D. McLendon and th
the said killing was felonious murder, at
that, W. P. Gaillard, C. B. McDowell'
C. Murphy, J. L. Nunnamaker, R. 1
Gardner, Jonn Felder, J. M. Scott, L. I
McCants, William Livingston, 0. C. Cal
E. C. Black, J. W. Holloway, W. I
Bryson, Jack Holling and Wash Owens ai
"We concluded that R. H. Popper can
to his death at the same time and plac
from the effect of a gun-shot wound irilicl
ed by one Lewis Redmond and that th
soalid Lewis Redmond came to his death a
the hands of 0. C. Cain and that said kill
ing was folonious murder. Redmond wa
running fromi the constables and Cain sho
him i the back with a Winchester rifle
All of which is respectfully submitted.
"J. A. MooNEY,
"Cait. arld Chmi'n Court of Inquiry.
"H, J. HAnVHY, Captain.
"J. C. CooPn, Sergeant.
"A. D. MAILSTED, Corporal.
"E. H. DANTZLER,
"Fort Motto Guards."
loino Ranadom Thoughts.
Who of tho old people can toll
us if it was the 15th of April or the
15th of May (Sunday) in 1849,
when the snow fell? I think it
was April. The next morning there
was a heavy frost and killed the
wheat, at least bit it down.
It had been unusually forward
How many of the farmers have
seen the result of the experiment
of dotasling corn on the Clemson
College farm last year? By top.
ping alternate rows just as the
tassels appeared, the yield of the
topped rows was 18 or 19 bushels
per acre, while the untopped was
only 13 bushels?
Corn made one or two bushels
more to the acre where the fodder
was not pulled. Is it not a pity
that we ean not top all the corn,
sinco we would have more time by
coilnuencing s@ early to work at it
and we would save the damage
from the August and Septembei
galos, as the corn would not bloN%
ilown? I think we ought to notic(
these experiments, especially since
cotton is getting so low. Had yot
thought that a reduction of thre
cents por lb. means $60.00 off foui
500 lb. bales of cotton. A gooi
-rop on 10 acres ought to yiol(
that. Two hands and a hors'
ought to make 8 bales on 20 acres
And there is off that $120.00 o
$60.00 to each hand or $40.00, i
you count the horse a hand. Tha
makes a difference in the pocket.
Ought we not havo a lower as
sessmnent? Common sense is th
best guide in business.
Can not some one give us some
thing about the drainage law
WVould not some more legislatioi
be beneficial on this line? Somi
fine farms in this and the adjoini
ing counties are worthless the
have been very valuable. Iti
stated in the History of the Stat'
gotten up and pubbished by th
Agricultural department,that ther
is 600,000 acres of land below Cc
lumbia, that was once cultivate
and yielded 50 per cent more tha:
the wholo State now produces, i. <
in corn. But as that is such a fia
country it may never be reclaimed
but it is different hero with grea
fall in the streams. Times ar
tight, and tightening rapidly. S
I think it behooves us to leoo
Did an~y one ever seo such del
struction among the fruit tree
and other timber, by cold?
Is there a freezing match en be
tween~ Cleveland and his hench
men and the weather? it is a clos
race so far? Aoicot~IsT.
April 14, 1894.
One of the weightiest questior
just now in politics is, "where al
we at?" and the two old time pa:
ties as represented the "Demo-RU
publican by Grover Cleveland "R<
publo-Crats," by John Sherma
and Tomn Reed, bettor known
Cleveland, Carlisle, Wall and Lon
'bard streets, John Sherman & C
~have left the peoplo. When y
vote again for a Presidenit, we hi
better try to elect a statesman, (n,
a sportsni ,) with the pluck of
dJackson ~r the backbdno qf a Tj
ie man-retter still, a combinati,
of ti B~ tyle, all the pluck, eri
o. and a bition of tihe two, w~j t
o statesmanship of Jeffersontd<
oand~ all confiiraed irnto, e, p
I he. Na' Atll the halls of the Wh
~1S5~vih nen who are withi
Peoples, iret, last, andi alli ti
sok. We ar happyo o~be~t
r of iwhen Svery ot1er adoes i
*15, part as well as 8atiso roia
Lyon in this direction tLee.
h9 olal affairs of 'this government at
or Now the time has'corme for us to
u- stand every candidate up and com
pel him, or them, to show their
at position on certain financial issue,
I while the dispensary is no doubt
I worthy of a place on the list of
at subjects for kiscussion, it can not
k be allowed to be made, of para
1. mount importance especially in the
K- National part of the campaign, as
2 finance, transportafion, and tariff,
e (somewhat in the order named,)
must not be lost sight of and the
* man who attempts to pass light
ly over these, deservo to be passed
l iightly by, by all parties who do
sire to vote for ti best interest
9 of the country regardless of what
he has done or promised to do,
in the past, no matter how dear
to the peoplo, we cannot, yea,
will not longer follow any man
who is not with us in principal,
and has the manhood to say so.
The two dominant parties now
in power have become as thor
oughly united as were the Sia
mese Twins, thereforo they were
conscious of the facts as were
the twins themselves, that they
will both die together, one of them
is drinking very heavily just now,
and both have become very do
crepid, have long sinco outlived
their usefulness-so the children
of necessity must soon force their
way to the front to save the na
tion, to steer the old ship of State
safely past the great whirl-pool of
financial destruction, we can al
ready feel her tremble and hear
the ominous creaking of the tim
bers, and we see the danger sig
nals are flying at full mast, and
the engineer and pilot both tar
rying lodg at the wino, and have
ceased to head the warning call
and earnest entreaties of the fright
oned passengers above many of
whom are already conscious of the
fact that the old ship ubandoned to
her fate -by the leaders of the
crew in charge, and only a few
of them are trying to do anything
to avoid the threatened wrock. C.
From the Easley Democrat, April 13.
As Mr. Joseph Looper, jr., was
returning from Easley, on Wednos
day last, with a coffin for his moth
er, when near the Academy he met
some of the children on a bicycle,
the mule he was driving became
frightentd and in turning around
suddenly throw Mr. Looper out of
the wagon very painfully hurting
him, so much so that lie had to be
carried home in a buggy. His
wounds are not thought to be seri
A supposod attempt at h1 0 u s e
burning was made on Saturday
night last in the Maynard section
of this county. It appoars that
Mr. John Wimpey, who lives in a
house alone, had cause to leave
home on Saturday evening. After
?dark parties in passing discovered
that some one had set fire to thn
woods and an old straw field right
close to the house, and in a direc
tion that the wind would blow the
fire to the house. There are very
strong suspicions as to who did it.
It is thought to have been done
from purely malicious cussedness.
.Mrs. Joseph' Looper, of the Cross
al Road section, who has been con
a fined to her bed for several months,
*died at the residence of her hus
tband on the morning of the 11th
Linstant. Mrs. Looper was some
t thing over 86 years old, and had
e raised a family of sixteen children.
0 A Bill Introduced by Mr. Latimer
k to Refund Certain Fines to the
State et south Carolina.
Be it enacted by the Senate and
a House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Con
-gress assembled, that the Secretary
. of the Treasury be, and he is hero
e by, authorized and directed to pay,
out of any money in the treasury
not otherwise appropriated, to the
State of South Carolina, the sum of
one thopsand five hundred dollare,
is the same being the amount of the
e fines imp~osed upon WV. WV. Riser,
r. sheriff of Newborry County, State
a- of South Carolina; M. B. Gains,
a- sheriff of Aanderson County, South
n Carolina, and M. S. Tyler, late
is sheriff of Aiken County, in saidl
1. State of South Carolina, in the case
o. of Ex parte D. HI. Chamberlain in
go the circuit court of the United
d States for the district of South Car?
at olina, angl which said spm was paid
a out of moneys belonging to the
I- Stateo of South Carolina.
Senator WValsh of Georgia, On
he April 14, introduced his first
abill. It is amendatory of Sec
tlon 719 of the Rcevised Statutes
to relating to tile Unilted States Cir.
hecult Courts and4 is intended te
ring the courts to the people in.
stea of.cornpelling the peoph
Si to travel about after the court.
has The kick of a cow is. not th<
a nn aat nan~taa9 form of mm
-Selntor Zeb Vance Dead.
Washington, April 14.-Sena
tor Relulon Vance of North Car
olina died at his residence, 1627
Massachusetts avenue, at
10:45 o'clock to-night. The Sen
etor had not been in good health
for the past year and in the ear
ly part of the sension of Congress
was compelled to abandon his
Sentorial duties and take a trip
to Florida in the hope of recu
perating. His trip proved beno
ficial and on hib return to Wash
ngton he was able for a while
to partially resume his official
duties. His improvement, how
over, did not continue long and
for the last few weeks he has
been confined to his home. He
was practically and invalid, but
lately has been able to receive a
few intimate friends and super
intend the looking aftor the in.
terests of his constituents. Du
ring the pa st week he has been
reported as doing as well as
could be expected and the seri
ous change for the worse to-day
was. wholly unexpected.
Shortly before 11 o'clock to-day
he had an attack of apoplexy
and became unconscious, regain
ing consciousness only a few
minutes before his death. His
wife, Thomas Allison, Harry
Hartin, Mr. and Mrs. Charle
Vance, Judge and Mrs. Houke
and Rev. Dr. Pitzer and Drs.
W. W. Johnson and Ruffin were
at his bed-side when he died.
General Mershaw Dead.
News reached here yesterday
of the death on Thursday night
at 10:30 o'clock, at Camden, his
home, of Gen. J. B. Kershaw.
His (loath was not unexpected,
as he had been in ill health for
The news caused sadness in the
city and at the State House, and
all the State officers decided to
go to Camden in a body this
morning to attend the funeral
to be held in the Episcopal
Chief Justice McIver, of the
Supreme Court, telegraphed a
message of condolence to the
family of the distinguished son
of South Carolina. Other mes
sages were atlso sent.
In memory of the man who
had adorned the bench of South
Carolina for many years, em
blems of mourning werd placed
in the Court House, the Court of
Common Pleas being in season.
General Kershaw was the
postmaster at Camden and was
also engaged in conpleting the
records of the South Carolina
soldiers in the late war-Colum.
It seems the policy of nmany
Reform candidates to attempt to
elect themselves on what the Re
form party has accomplished al
ready-making its record the
sole reason for its existence.
They, by confining their speech
es to such subjects as the Coo.
saw case, the establishment of
an Agriculture College and such
lik~e subjects, only argue that
the mission of the party has
come to an end. Such is not the
case as this is a party of pro
gress and a party that fulfills
its promises. There is plenty of
work for the Reformers to do in
the future and what we want to
lgnow is what definite plans
those candidates have for the re
lief of the people aiid howv they
proposed to carry them out. A
general pledge to the support of
the Alliance demand won't fill
the bill as the people have long
since learned rit to trust glitter
ings generalities. The ref orms
accomplished in the State have
not helped the financial distress
of the people-andl will not-so
let us turn our attention awhile
to national affairs and make a
little progress in getting some
thing effective done. The peo
ple must make the candidates
understand this-Cotton Plant.
TuE great unknbown of the Cox
ey army has beon dismissed from
sorvice, having organized a multi
ny against Carl Brown.
T 'le secretar of the Elkhart Carria e
: rrti~hat j'd$rie yii be lower
for 1804 thati over. I e *ishes us to asik
our readers not to purchase anything iti
the line of carriages wagons, bicycles or
harness until they h.vo sent 4 Cents in
stanips to pa otaoon their 112 p o
catalosun. ead1~ the readlers o)f ti
Epor10 rmnmhr 4suggestion.
Rn extensa Arnaea salve.
i 11he Dest Salve ia the world for cuts
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rhettni, fever
uores, tetter cbapped hands, chilblain,,
eorsandal skin eruptions, and al~ti e.
ly cures piles, orno pyrequired. It ia
c rateed toglt~ectsatisfaction, or
LOADED TO THE GUNKA[
HAB A COMPLETE STOCK,
There is no item in Dry Goods, No
tions, Carpets, Mattings and
Window Shades omitted.
NEW DRESS GOODS.
All the New Weaves and Fancies
All the Dainty New Colorings and
Shapiugs in all grades of material ar<
well shown and displayed over or
counters. Out "Young Men" tak<
special pain8 and pleasure on forming
up and combining the goods with
trimmings- thus giving customers an
idea of how goods look made up.
Full stock of all lines comprised in
this stock. Including new lines of
Hosiery, Mens', Ladies and Childrens.
All grades in Fast Biack, from8cents
t, 75 per pair in Cotton and higher in
We have part of a lot of newly im
ported Iemstitehed and Embroidered
Hlandkerchiefs in all grades, Linen
llandkerchiefs, 10 cents each, to the
very fine Linen Cambric Materials,
slieer and fine, Dre.,m like.
Corsets in all the Leading
Thompson's "it. & H." $1.
Warner's "833" 94 cents.
Roth & Goldschmitt's "Ri. & G."
75 cents Carolina at 50 cents.
50 cents Warner,s at 40 cents.
Nursing Corsets all numbers at 81,
Embroideries and Laces.
if real handsome goods in sets are
needed in exclusive styles, we are
headquarters. Of course we have an
endless variety of all the cheap and
medium grades from 2 cents per yard
Table Damask in some of the most
beautiful designs -this seasons pat
72 inches Bleached Damask 50 to 75
72 inch Moire effect $1.25.
Unbleached Damask from 25 to 7t
65 inch Unbleached Damask, 85
cents grade, 65 cents.
Full line Towels and ' rash. Cot
ton Towels 31 cent; Linen Crash 7
Brown Linens and Linen Drilli
Apron Checks, Butcher's Linen an<
tronting. Linens, Shetings and Pil
Another case Indigo Calicoes at I
20 pieces 10 cent Percales, 32 inch
es, at. 7 cents.
Mens' 50 cents Scarfs at 25 cents.
M ens' flannel Overshirts at 224. cts
15 cents Linen Collars at 9 cernts.
Unlaundried Whbite Shirts 47 cents
Thlis.Shirt is madec of Barkcer Bleaeb
fine Linen fr.,nt,w oll made and tin
ished regular 65 centas.
P. M.-Butterick Patterns.
Greenville, S C., A pril 19, 1894.
Id[ INSPIRATION OF [EN
This store was never so interesti
as it w-ill be this week. Our methodi
have destroyed dull seasons. The buai
nesR ini Spring Goods abonn-ls-cai
not help it; Consumate Skill drives
All our stock of summer Dress ma
terials prove this. They are uniival
Your Husband's Dollar.
An increase in the purchasing powv
er of your husband's dollar is wvorth;
It's worthy while reading what w
have to say, when by so. doing yo
save your husband's dollar
Isn't it ?
Many bargains to arrive this week
consisting of Wool Challios, sootel
Zephry's, P. K's., Ducks, Line
Dutchess, Organdies, and in fact cv
erything in nice Summer material;
Wool Chalhies 12i cents per yard
never sold before for less than 20 cent
La1ce Scripodl and Paid Zephyrs, th
50 cents quality, for 20 cenits Lmnei
Duichiess for 15 cents. Just as prett;'
as a 50 Organdie.
20 yards for one dollar, the bes
bargan of all.
What we 3e1leve.
We believe in treating every visi
tor wvith the utmost consideration n
matter whether they buy or not.
We believe in cheerfully exchanging
goodsa or refunding the putrcha'se prico
whenl returnpd in good condition.
We believe in advertising and do
ing exactly what we advertine to do.
We believe in giving artisfact'on Li
ounr gulstom~ers, feeling that they r
not 0o)-y the best, but truest adver
SNo. 9 PEND1 T'ON S I R~i r'
"P" ItN C*Xt I
HAS THE NEWEST STI
S.D .ith. Z*W4
W"''' A hearty welcome to all, wheti
Main and Wa
March 22, 1894.
Fo s rataP toeur8. KR De
FOR I"HE PO.WKS.u
bI ooageUF 04 '
YoumightI now say to then
gd ta ait aort
tm t bruest Aui Ar - tkei
For salokene, an . ., by U. CKLRKU
BAR. IhR: eW a
soetinigh nw a to ..bby
thed bestonk ea t- ad t
Wie alo he ail iclot ojfAT
Brabi HAs PahnFan
etR, S ITOR an d hr , Ba t
tof all mit e shape t co
osad Phikes-at 10%~ out ic
timn't bfail to loo inATur
Furnitur Ri th o w s--Tere
something new, yiod nebabty i
the best on eart-and they Sv
will be f ashionablu thiis- Sprqing. t.
We also have nie lot ot
BoDRi. HOODS, Palmeains
ain uano is Miks. c
"ISALc pri s-a lo894.je
Done, Drailnloki u
Sew.thngere o niee,ci
Shi n utue olue .
- ilto Fiew BriNG
Srictly pure) Whit Lad, Lin-0
(.eed il and T~eupnieLn
PA15 I ITS
Aril 1sllt, 1894. 6|8|
oth wit and itinitsi., Loebetg
LiRESSE P .UMER, Mn Ased-l
Cm nSan PasC. Pus
Ch?' urOnec ipoe Ctowat're ,11
ostoc tohie a ntints, wth net 4:
.ITNGSWE &. 80N
~Vs~G ntreet , . arc h 5*1. env~
our FtoR totebsAEmnwt *
Trceon LaCod Wrt , a wtr
-fOne fromourOfd aereroia ae
hosePe neHose alloe us
Presv lle, 5. C.,Wrca1, 'f
SOne Brood Mare,
oy $ta1e in exchango OQZ4T6 0*RIFR
0. L HOLING~ORT4
)CK IN GREENVILLE.
or you are ready to buy or not.
A J Br3istov
shington Streets, Greenville, S. C
n ena oa
?3.. M r&)81pl,
('s DRUG sTORE. (Esly sta~on.)
The State of South Ciolina,
COUNTY OF PloKEuws.
V. R. Price, Plaint
eremiah Powell, Defendam
By virtue of an execution lodgi
V my office, in the above stated cat
have, through my special deputy, .,
V. Hopkins, levied upon, and w.
all to the highest bidder, before t'
'ourt House door, on Salesday
lay next, the following Real Estat
All that piece, palcel, or tract
i d, situate in the County and Stal
foresaid, in Eastatoe Township, c
hie waters of Rocky Bottom Cree!
djoing lands of the said Jeremia:
'owell aid others , and being tl<
IId bought by him from W. R. Pric
onitainiug fifty (50) acres more a
ass. Levied on and sold to satisf
bie said execntion.
Terms, Cash-purchaser to pay f<
J1. Hi G. McDANIEL,
A pril 12, 1894. S. P. C.
IT IS POOR ECONOMY
) paty 75 conts for a pair of SIIOI
at won't wvear half as long as a pair
irs for $1.00.
There is nothing bitt solid biut sole.
';thier in any 8110E we sell. We guar
'e Have the L.ARGEST SIOC"
EVER SHOWN IN PICKENS.
Every other IDepartment in our Ste
.jnst as eimplete. We are wer'ku
r your T. ade.
New ('ustomiers come to us daily a
se good ones never leave us.
A pril 12, 1894.
WVill be received by the Connef
ommisioners4intil the17th daylof MI
axt, for the purchase of the to
ourt House. Bids wvill be receive'
piarately tornah the Blinds9, Sa~sh ni'
'oors, for the Iron Steps, and for:
u, Brica.. Bids wvill also be receiv
a the house entire-all the materN'
>) beemoved by such time as t'o
..mmuissoner's may decide upon.
ommlisiioner's reserve the right
>ject any and all bids.
If satisfactory bids are not receiv'i
>r' thle buildlig as above, the lion
ill be sold to the highest bidder,
credit until the 1st pf December
ext, purchaser to give good securit:
>r the pulrchase money.
By order of Board,
J. J. LEWIS.
Clerk of Bloard4
April 12, 1894.--td
lotice of Final. Bettlement*
I hereby give notice that will I apj.e
a J. B. N ewbery, Judge, of Proba v,
>r Piekens County, -8. C., on Sale:
ay in May 1894, for leave to niakeL
nal settlement of the Estate of Da
14 0, Humbert, deceased, and an'.
a be dismissed as administrator.
J. M. STECWART, 0.0O. P.
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