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The People's Journal
T. C. RtOBINSON, EdMitor.
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY.
T11111)A Y, 'MA Y 28, 1896.
cratic St tOt ov;'1 < olic' was
ud m (ohunhi te 114201th inst.
havo cloared the politiclI at mnos
pioro of considerable douht and
-rtC ainuty. \b y apparc t dif
dc , " 0,1ti ho'd. Which
c.-.wl Y shiowi.ed the, ability t.(
meet the Issues and decido them
in the propor way. Tho most ram
pant critics have little grounds up.
on which to base an objection. It
Was, of course, a disappointmOnt
to some to observe the strength and
solidity of tho Reform faction,
and it was a surprise to a few to
seR the rospect aid confidence,
which the representativos fresh
from the people hold for Sonator
Tillnui. Ile continues to grow
in popular favor, and even his en
emies aro forced to respect his
sterling qualities of character and
the brilliancy and power of his
It was (h- mistako of Senator
I.rhy's life, wheni Ie conceCived the
idea of supplanting Senator Till
man ill the gomol will and coifi
douct of thu masses. 1le brought
tho Illtter t') a test inl th colven
tion anid has the sat isfaction of
knowing his strength as comparod
With that of sonaltor. Tillman.
Maniy, who l have supported Sena
tor rby il former days, were sor
ry to see his humiilating defeatbut
wTr obliged to admit that the sen
ior Sonatot brought. it, on hiiself
and ihlat hu. mor0ited the( penalty of
his folly. As others have done,
so 1 did. IIo went, against the
lweforimirs h ld trIed to lead them
into lol hlds o4 the ll n imis, but
they refulsed to follow and loft
bi1n t: hie1 tolider inercies of a re
venge fIul I to. Th refo(rIn I mova
mellt still romlnails 'it tact and itt
filturo is brighter arnd nmore prom.
isillg thanl ever.
Tho procew.'dings werec charactr
ized by 1a detelrmination antd spiril
t') tilaki llo c(I4t)ollnise OIl prillci'
plls (1 tot d(le.'gato h igl trusts tt
any but, e known idelit
and Sy th y with the (cause4 0
the )peop''l \i1t. ,' p Th d l u l wor<
the itued on-V'h-ed(. W\hiie iih
conIvr-it in d1( ido go tht' exten
vttioniJ1 wet, vet the samo~ souti
monett prevailIs over the~ State, a
reported hv th le dlegaites and re
fleete in1 1 their'i uttoranices. 'Th
popl)4 are al iv~o to (ho solution c
tilte plems 1)01 tand vote will thei
conIvictions in the next election,
the deolegates to the conlIventio
r'epresen.t the fooling of their cor
stituonts. While there is nothit
in the platformn, inidicatiing an
unusal feeling or cause for objo
tion, yet tilt Reformers moan o'
crv thinig in it. anid will contend
the last for the pr'inlcies whlic
are thore enuni~ciated.
A syinopsis of Governor Evan:
Hpcech in) thle State convention
given in the JOURNAL, this wo0
This speech was dlehvored inl I
sponse to ant almost unan'tiimlo
call of the dologates, and was ni
surplassed biy any made in the cc
v'ontion. The interesting hat
betwoon the Senators had just p:
ceded it and it would, of cour
take something of extraordinn
power atnd attractiveness to
the ear of t he conlventioni, but GU
ornor Evans was equlal to tile
caslin and gratified tilt hopes
his molst sanlginol admihrers.
sems to be a forogonoe coniclusi
thaft lhe 'will succreed Sonaiitor Ir~
The reformecrs from ('very wet
of tile State report thalt his
mfinistraltion has~ given entire s;
isfaction andl thlat the peole wi
gladly honor himl with a seat
succeedwiig hi imself, it is rt rport
bring out a reformer(4 of mdd~ h ty
for United StIn los SonaP r w ho c;
carry a part of the onfirm voi
and tile bul1k of thie 'oniservati
votes. This seemis to ho Senat
Irby's ideh of doefonting Govern
Evans, but will not suiccood.[,1t
an old trick which the reformec
have beforo no0w cau~gh~t on to at
cannot be0 played on themn at
Penkd4eton Mmieet Mimety Yeamg
[Concluded from last wook.]
The natural curiosities is one of
the most entertaimnig character,
from the precipitous nature of
some of its mountains, its numner
ouls casentdos, its'raipids, its beauti
T11 Tithhl Rock iq porlaps one
of 1h) most ntnrI euriosities of
i.s kiind iii the world. It roars a
colossal, and almost porpend(1icu
lar wall of solid rock upward of
1000 fOet above its baso: and
strkesthe hohodder with awo and
wonder. Throo sidos of this
mou ,ntainUs r-ok is precipitous;
and for aboult PO fcot prcsonts a
naked front of granit(. On the
western sidle a streallm of waut(er
runs Nwith great velocity, and with
those of five cascades of unequal
size, and seon struggling with the
rocks below, for some distanco,bo
foro reaching the Polonoo, one of
(lhe triibutarios of the Saluda. At
this time, (ninoty years ago)
thoro was a smatill cedar tree which
had wreathed its roots into the
crovivos of the rock near the edge.
The curious travolor took hold of
this codar with both his hands,and
passed around it, close on the
vergo of this tremendous steop.
The trunk and branchos of that
froe prosented a I i ing testimony
of the love of man for inimortali
ty. Innumerable names wort inl
sorted thoro, and Inany a dariig
at is recored to have boon thor
porformed. It is said while i
dancing master was visiting this
mo01uiltailn suspendod himself from
this troc and cut a fow "Pigoon
Wings" witl his foot in the air.
.'lo surfaco is lovel on top and is
about a mile squaro. There is
near it, a rock of smaller size,
which is called the giants stool t(
correspond with his table. .rom
this mountain can be seen the
most prominont mountainsin the
State which. aro; Browns, Potatc
Iill, Glassy Mountai, Six Mile,
Paris, Hoghack, Kings, Saluda
Panther's, Knob, Caesars 1-load
Dismal, Sassafras, Eastatoe, and
Oolen oy mountain1s. The Sassa
fras kuob has been asortained to
ho the highest mountain in Soutl
Ono 01 the most beautiful val
lys in this district is tho Jocasso
which ii beatutifully described n1
one of Williai Gilmore Siillims
novels. Tho valloy is celobrator
for its romantic situation, riol
valleys and beautiful waterfalls
It is literally shut in on o very sid
by lofty mountains, Therm ar
two splendid water falls at th<
head of this valley, the White wa
tor and Jocasso. The valley of Jo
casso is about four mniles long an
from a (iirte'r tio a half juile wid'.
cntaining ab'nt 500 acres of vfr
*aa"* ti' 1'$lno 11na WVhite
wainr ri\'.er*. 21' lDevils f'irk 'll
w1 S o nia !1l from tile (1ep1 gloni
t l wich it lows, nt haunts m rust.
_ ('st ima~ltio. for deois and gun
Tlhe view of Jocasso as you lo(
-(down into it, from the surround(1ir
s heights, puts one ini mind of Mi
-tons~ paradliso,guarded by high un
a hrageous wals and1( wa.tiSred I
dllicou s streamis; the sweet abho(
ofI innoc001o anid love. In th
rvalley wvas an Indian town whic
fwas doestroyed by tile whitos.
a At the soulth end( tile valley nal
.rows to a defile. The Indlinns hei
fortified the pass5 wvith abates bi
gleft the river openl with a watc
3 man51 attenided. Our troops a
vancedi in silence, killed tl
~- watchman, whom they fom
o asleep, pushed up the stroam a
Idestroyed the town.
h The Whitowater derivesi
name from its numerous catarat
at tile place called the "Pitchi" t
angle of elevation from tile ht
'tom is about 450 anid estimuati
is the length of tihe falls at 3
kyards, the wvhole height from
'. tel) of the rock is 600 foot.
o-The last act of hostili ty coI
is mlitted by .the Ind(iansM, inl ti
ot place was an act of retal iatic
n- They stole a few horses anid nul
Le dered a few p)orsonsI, but weroe
.e vorely punished bythwitsa
se tamls. All,lovers of 0111 coutri
ry hlistory are ploased to kniow th
et Col. D. K. Norris has named1( 1<
>v factory and village anld postofli
aftr he ndangirl who carri
ofGeorgo t~o Ninety-Six.
It It may not be amiss to ele
oni this article in which I hao ma111
,,free use of tile words. sen tener
and p)aragraph o old( chronniel
"oi wtbh a lyric wrlitten ani d pulish
d(- by Dr. Mueoh.
it- From the Jiroad to Ocone' throngh I
ill Chierokee's iatus,
Rang the blalst o'f the t ronpeter sh<i
In For these were their clheftahin Kenuug
1 c (ommanlIid,
At tihe tido of thle new mloonl Lel
-i 3 ouri Ifhands,
odFromi hamilet andI11011 mutini and( dIe!l.
toAnd fall Oin the farmsi~ of tile ersed( p):
Up.jon C:ami i'dge, their utmost fron Iler
Anid siv(ep, wit h the~ hnrlirenne1's ble
1 thrion;.Ah the spalce,
(4s with the ruish of the Ihlemo ad fore(
vnF~ey rc( that, they ever d .velt hero!
or C2atehee, K~enog:'s fair danghter scarI
.Of t he mnllrd'roI design o-f her clan,
is When deeply her hiearI in her bosomi wi
Yet miusi ring h'' conl:o. nor breathi
Id a wvorl
,yShe reosolvedl upon~1 thWrltig their pli
And turned to the rise oIf the .unn,
i For dwell not at Gambriigo, Frank Al.
jan, her frielld,
Her teaeher at 'chool, anild her gide,
A nd on him should .bic tomalhawk's ven
No, no "P'is her (]luty- his life to defemd
No matiter what forlune betide!
So leaviig her wigwam atdaylight's first
O'er mointlt :t 11 ati l valir si tr:veled
Till he ratche Sall1111 at noon of the
'Nigh fo.t '.,ore sheentl ered a grotlo's ala
Whenl the 41hY star stood low Inl tile wee't,
A id .-he t.a ried o'er night in the hlolpita
A nld graftefinilv prizing the shelter it. gave,
Sit mainle it by "Traveler,* 13 e st ".
W ith t.1.14 1:m1piel Saluda a;:aul for h1er1
U ~nweviI-l;ext a' sIh srodle,
Till she sighted tlie village at even' dilm
Aid the well kno i cot by tile ivtlet's
Where her teacher, Frank Allen, a'jode.
"Oi, tlio here, Cateeccec, so wall and
Spake Allen, aiiazed at her sight.
"Thy foot soles are bleeding from bram.
ble and thori.
Thy tresses are <liieveled, thy vest
Oh, tell tie the cause of tills fligil?"
'Full ilnety-six miles, as an eagle will
I I ravelel to spread the alarm:
IEre stands yet tile moon in e the eavens
My brethreii's drea(ld war wiloop will at
lice qliek then to save thee from!''
"1Oh, thanks 1for thy warning, thy timely
That rIatnsois from) p1e111 il lives!
Blit to (lee from tile foe is a coward's re
Yet fear not, 'tis (ine yet to build us'a
10're tihe host of Illy brethren aIrives.'
And they bnht a fort inl the shape of a
Oil the brow of a towvering h1ill,
Wit I bastions that brist led a IthI engines
And ramparts that lootned over tl9 Colnn
And bialled the ctcly's ,kill.
But," (uestionied t le I oilers, wholn the
work was complete
An tiley' leaied onl their shovels and
"Whlat. nlamle shall be giveni this shter
ing retr ent!"
"'None other,'' spoke Allen, "none other,
So fit ris the name, 'Ninety-Six.'
"For ninety-six miles as an eagle wil
Thi maidin convered the repolrt.,
That soon will the eaigle beleagir 0u
(111'r, m . b la tr o
And see'llilg it is that, t he snil'zring she
Shall live in the name of tle fort-"
""'is to Iaurriage that. every goodI story
will tend -
3 No excelption' is otirs to t he rile;
And so, when the Indiaui blockade was at
And whidlom her teacher at school.1)
I)oping the above will )o beIefi
Ia 'loader, I rImain11
- WiI EAL~ 'Il CO'(NVENTION .
. Anha hon' expected, the gold
1. me lann to1 steal the Chi
scago convo'utioni,whether they will
si~nne'id r'enllis yoL. 11n) ullcortain
tionali e'xecutive commhlitto) is on~gi.
neorn g the scheme. Tlhei nii~on
1.. al exocuitve' commiiittoe will meel
1- in adv'ance of tho Chicago conlvn.
'.Y tion to mako uip th1e r'oll of dele
egatos. This committoo is C~fn
bh trolledl by tho gold bugs and w~il
exclude silver mon whcre there i1
r- a contest, if it appears that th<
d silver dologates aro in the mnajori
ty or the margin doubtful. This
r.. will in offoet give the gold mer
10 the majority mn $ho convention
das the dologates from the con test.
id ed states will not be enrolled ij
the commlfittee and will bo doniod
ts sonts in tho convention.
he There is no gi'oundi for a contesi
>1.- in South Carolina, but if it h1
nIOCessary to the pur1pose of th<
hogoldl buigs, there't will bi) no tr'oubbl
to mainufacturo excuses and1( sent
ni- a ('ont1esting dol1egation to the con,
11s vontion, Thioro is n othing said o:
'* (1011 by i ho goldl meon, whIiich at
. yet ind icates an intemntion to sent
d( doelogates to Chicago, from thiu
n- State' The McMaster call soomn:
rs to havo failed andi nobody bui
utMr. McMastor has taken any in.
CO torost iln his movement.
t Some~ p'cuiliar' shIipmients are' madc(1
over the r'ailro0lsk, but11 the1( emp1loyees
aoun the freighit depot of the
(do o ivie and Nashville Ilailway
8,thought tihey had the str'm.gest of ali
atL thiat pointl a ('ouple( 'If days ago.
4Ther wler'e sever'ial b eelhive enS 3 roullte
fr'om a point on the Big our to a
point South andu as8 they stood walt.
img to h~e r'ebilled thley wereC closely
l~examined by one of the uuan. They
l's werec billed simply1) "bee'hiveo."' and
(mploy1 pulled the (tlug that st '>.
ped 1the entr ia n'o to t he Ib ',e, whenI,
el swi 1h! oilt catinuo the b'ees ao 11 /t1 that
they look d like : ianimatd man lasses
1rumullng friom ~an overiturn'ed jng- It
w~as ais goed a niniet en lth entury
st repoI)'dulct of l 'a~i~ndor' bx,, nII oni
be wished for and the evdil, in thle
shape of boos, set tied onI the unllucky
ee railroad manli m squiads, platoonis an'd1
battalions. I110 ran away andl left
the hoes to their own will, and late
last ntight, wh'len they had( aill etale
'W back inito the hiv~e againi, an~otherbi
employee was) iniducedl to slip upp
' cinietly and stick plug inl. Next dsy
they wore all ahinnad ,mWaly
Miny of oir people say*thoydpAgt
understand the financiar quoestion:,
Here it is in a nut-shell: Itis to'e
interest of the producer, whethet' he
be a farmer or day laborer, to sell-his
crops or his work for the most mon.
ey possible; while it is to the interest
of the capilalist or money-lender to
buy as much labor or as many bushels
ot grain or pounds of cotton as ho
can for a dollar. Cheap money means
high priced labor and farm produce,
while the gold standard means that
the working man must put in twice
as many lickE, or the farmer raise
twice as much cotton or grain, to
make a dollar as bad we a double
standaird for our curreney.
Tillman has boen pitching
the pitchfork into Cloveland again.
May his shadow never grow loss
or his pitchfork be blunted.-Den
Two-thirds of the porsonal prop
orty pays no tax. This is dishon
esty, and this unpaid tax money
is virtually stolon from the farms.
DR. T. D. 1EONARD.
All work guaranteed.
Would be plealed to serve you.
Greenville, S. C.
OMeo over Biruce & Doste 's Drug Store.
D I. J. W. NOR WOOD, Dentist, Dr.
W. M. Nawoon, Assistant. Office,
88 Main Street, Greenville, S. C.
Jan. 9, '92 y
A large lot of men and )oy's
1 keep a full line of
W:17-I pay cash for hides, wax and tal
WV. M1. GOODLETT.
Suecessor to Geower & Goodlett.
102 Main St-reet, Greenville, S. C.
Now has on sale -aiuple
Pair of Men's, Boys, Woman's, Miss
es and Chihiren's Shoes, factory sam
lls, to be sold at less than manufac
turers prices, beginning February
Such chalnics to lny cheap shoes
01113 oles oncc a year, and now is
your time to Secure Bargains. Come
and see before the sizes are picked
ouit and sold1.
The Factory Shoe Store.
J. M. Dickson,
P. S.--E. C. Schaffer, an expe
r ienced shoe maikern, is w ithi us, who
repairs all kinds of shoes, ladies
shoes a speciality.
I fo~rbid any1 p)erson fromII hunting, enttinig
timbler~ or crosisi ng my~ p'r4emises in anyr wVay
sent. J1. M'AIRION LOOPER.
M ien, S. (., A pril 27, 1s.fh.
Tho the Public :
Whlen in EaSley, call oni J.
M, RAMPEY for Spring and
Shoes, Hats, &c.
AlwayS a fresh line of
3 p)ounfds Soda fo a Dime.
On1 Saturlday you buy Indgo
Prints at 41- cents ; Shir'ting
Prints at 4b. These5 prlices
ap~ply to Saturidays Onily and
110 other days. ap30tf
Main Street, GRHEENVILLE, S. C.
Have nlow read - for sale all the
' Ltest .Styles in
Hlats, Ronnets anid Caps,
F"or Ladles, Misses anid Children.
QF7 TChey keop constantly on hand all theo
Your patroinage solited.
Main Street, reeniville, S. C.
W. F. Blassingamec,
AT TORNEY ATI LAW,
P'lekens, C. HI., S. C.
P'ractic. nii all the courts,4
) ..ville, 8. C. Ollice over A<ddison &
McGee's Drage Store.
I have a flno lot of
ont hand which I anm selling at
"Rock Bottom" Figures.
&I7"' Hildos andi BecS~aax will be taken
in~ paymnt. for heather. Call and see my
well e'quipped tanne~ty.
MoF AL L'S
PHUN and PHAX
FOR THE PHOLKS.
Now lets look after the little
tle things and let the big ones
tako care of themselves. See
here. Shoe tacks, tire bolts,peg
awls, harness menders, copper
rivets,shoe thread,bolt punches,
files, rasps, pocket rules, pocket
levels, pocket knives, pocket
scissors, augor bits, bridle bits,
pad locks, knob locks, hooks,sta
ples, stock bells, hand bells,
mouse traps, steel traps, tack
hammers, shoe hammers, nail
hammers, blacksmith hammers,
hatchets, hondaxes, hand saws,
cross cut saws, web saws, com
pass saws, gun locks, tubes and
cylinders. The best factory yarn
and cotton cards on earth. In
digo and diamond dyes, nice
furnituro, stoves, straw hats,
fish hooks, any thing everything
1W. T. -MZraU.
Pickens & Easley R. R.
To be finished, provided we
can raise the money. Now, iin
order to do that, save your
dimes and they will make dol
lars. Walker & Owings have
bought out the cheap "Wreck
Store," 117 Main sreet., Green
ville, S. C.
They aro close cash buyers.
Buy bargains and sell bargains
is their motto. When you visit
Greenville and want to find the
cheapest store in town, look us
up, and we will soon convince
you that we have the cheapest
goods in the city.
Give us a call and see for
yeurself. We guarantee to
save you money.
Walker & Owings,
117 Main St., Greenville, S. C.
Feb. 27, 1896, tf
IN THE MIDST OF BUSI
Our business so far this season
has surpassed our exp~ectations.
The right goods and the right
prices tell the tale.
Our novelty dress goods have
been pronounced beauti ful. We
have a socond lot to arrive Mon
day or Tuesday.
-We have all thec latest trim
mings to match the new goods.
The prettiest Buttons, la rge
and small, ever shown in Green
ville for trimming.
Our silk department is com-.
plete. Dress silks, trimmning
silk, and silk for waists.
.Only a ,look at these goods
will convince you, we sparedl
not tine or money in selecting
those goods. aiid the compliments
we have received amply repays
us for our trouble.
Your patronage solicited.
P. S.-April 1st, we will move to
the Garrison store, next to R. E.
Allen & Bro. To avoid having so
miany goods to move we will give
sp~ecial bargains on all goods.
and exhausted fields which
were once productive can again
be made profitably fertile
by a proper rotation of crops
and by the intelligent use of
fertilizers containing high per
Strikingly profitable results
have been obtained by follow
ing this plan.
ing special zelizes but are practil w orks contain
ing latest researches on the subj et of fertilization, and
re eally helpful to farrners. They arc acnt free for
theaulst o ERMAN KALI wVORKS,
93 R4asu St.. New' York.
I.. .BLOOD BALM
THE GREAT REMEDY
FOR ALL BLOOD AND SKIN DiSEASES
SCROFULA, ULCERS, ECZEMA,
RHEUMATISM, CATARRNl, ERUPTIONS,
adstmNe fRAIG FREEA..ant
OUui M GOODS
Have arrived and we will be able to show you
the be line of
Ever brought to Greenville. Our competitors must bow to
li when it comes to a question of PRICE. Why?
Tiis is easily explained.
These two words meanI a mountain of things.
No loss, no had accounts, and a thousand other things that
mean a loss to any business where c edit is given.
Ponder over this, and if you find that ve are correct in our
calculations, you will give us a chance to sell you
SPRJ'\TU AJV DSTI LEL
Clothing to fit any size and pocket,
Hats and Gents' Furnishiing Good at the same fgures.
Come in anld look through our stock,
which is second to none
Tilo NOW C1ot11ior8
11:1 aind 11 0-) 3 ill , Creenville, S. C.
WXe have neither t i me incl i nation to ''blow"' about mar
velous wonders (of beauItly mali gorgeousness of styles, and tell
"fabulous facts'' about noImmoth.l stocks of goods and all that 4
kmnd oif circus advertijsemeints. People cannot be fooled by such
absut .-d dvert iseimanis od taten mnts any more. We have only
a iplam conum aca senlse wOrd( n e- v i or friends and customers
and that is tlus. \ve~ have nlot tie largest sti ek of goods in the
United States biut we have ai suflicient quantity of bran new
goodls to sup~ply all of your wants and to givo you as large scope
to select from as you cou i ld dsire.~ We are not "'selling out be
low Neow York cost.'' that is an old1 "chestnut." We are buying
for cash and are selhing on as siniall margin and profit as we can,
and lhvo. W\e (do not prop)1ose to attract you by foolish words. Our
prices and goods speak for themselve~s \Ve propose to deal hon
estly and squa rely and (10 all that wve can in a legitimate way to
merit your p)atronage. 'Ne have a coimplete assortment; of Drf
goods, notions, carpets, mattings, and wind~ow shades bought for
We have all the newv washi goods, dim~fitics, percales,lawvns,swiss'
organthies, Phsse. A complete line of the niewest dress goods and
trimmings, ilks f or wvaists, in japs, t affetos, swivels, in Persian,
and Doesden (dlects and pattteri s. WVe have the newest styles
and the largest stockc of black dress goods5, in Heniriettas, Serges,
Sicilans, Mohair, Ora ponis and Nov0~ (lt i(s.
We wvill gladlly send samle(s upon request and all orders giv.
en us vil reCoive careful and piromnpt attention. All we ask is a
fair trial andl chance and you will be convincedl.
THJAN EVER PRODUOED.
K OLOTHES, HATS AND FURNISHINGS
WEE TlALKING ADOUT.
L ook ove the sto h nw
and see( if y ou dn' 3-uS. Onle of
two thmngs we ah 'do -To sell
you 00 tter go'd (1 m elsewhere for
at r. lower prw bu ua et them else
GREE~NVILLE~ S. C.