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THEP EOPLESJOURNA
VOL 12.-NO. 15. PICKIENS, S. C., THURSDAY, MlAY 8, 1902. ONE DOLLAR A YEAR
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T.11.10, TROU151-n AT CIU4MS
The Soplioniore Cluss l4eivet
tile College W'itl1 Synuipatily oI
Other Cadets.
The entire sophomore class of Clen
son College has left tile institution
and their course has been approvel
by the senior and junior classes. Th
cause of this action on the part of the
StUdOnts Was the SUSpenIsiOn of Cadet
E. A. Thoinwell, of Fort Mill, S. C.,
and when his class asked the taculty to
reinstate him on the ground that a
trivial offence only had been comi
mited, the faculty refused to revise its
action, which resulted in the class
agreeing to leave at once. Only a few
remained after this course was resolved
upon, and they followed within a (lay
or two, making a total of 74 cadets who
joinled in this movement.
Tihe faculty hel I a meeting after the
students had left the canipus, anid at
its close the following statement was
given out by Col. Rt. W. Simpson,
chairman of the board of trustees,
which was endorsed by President Hart
zog, namely:
" The faculty last week awarded
)uniisllment to a student of the sopho
more class by suspending hi until
the ( end of the session. The sopho
More class petitioned tile faculty to re
instate the student. Tile faculty met
again and heard a committee of the
class, but saw n1o reason to grant their
request. Thereupon a number of the
chiss left and went to their several
homes. While the faculty regret thisi
action on the part of the studlents they
feel compelled to maintain discipl hnle."
The offence of which (5adet. Thrn
well was guilty was toking 1011m gLass
test tubes from the chemical labora
tory without per-llsion. ile m11e111
bers of the faculty say they have been
troubled a great deal by coniuct of this
kind and deterinined some tine ago to
break uip the practice. Notice wias
given that tile next offender caught
would be severely dealt with. Cadet
Thornwell was caught, and his suspen
sion followed. These tubes which are
small glass cylinders with little or no
value rmay not have been taken witih
any wrong iltelt, tihe faculty, say, but
the taking of them was a violation of
the rules. As a matter of fact the
faculty say the college has been ani
noyed at great deal by tile disappearance
of a iumiber of small articles such as
tools, wrenches, etc., and it was coi
sidered absolutely necessiary to put an
emphatic end to ti. business.
The students admit there is a rule
that no test t uhes or other college ap
paraltus shall he hiken for use by any
of tihe studeiits witlout the colsent, of
tile professors, but they say it hais not
been observed generally. Cadet Thorn
well did take four of the tubes from
the general store to his (esk or stand,
as it is called, in tile buldiblg, but he
took them for use in class work and
they consider his suspension ani out
rage, as 110 wrong was imtended. The
students say they thought the facts
had been misrepresented or exagger
ated to the faculty and petitioned for a
relhearing of the case ill order that all
the circuistaines mighlt be brotight
ou. When the faculty refused their re
quest they felt that loyalty to their
classmate deiaided that they should
leave the college in a body and this
wvas done1( at once.
Th'le main point urged by the students
is that the punishmemnt intilictedl oni
young Th'lornwell is ini excess of that
warranted hby the case. F~or inlstance
tihey say there is a college rule thlat a
stuldenlt found witih me1ss5 hall1 propert~y
in hlis room shlall b~e given ten demerits,
yet hlere was a stud~entL who simply
violated a rule andl unwittingly took
certain college prioperty for use in his
class wvork, without removing it from
the building, for wichl lie waIs su5
peun :Ied.
The corresponldent of The State
talked with a great, many college stu
(dents on tihe campllus. T1hie sthludents
were I. ry mulchl wioughit up and~ over
whiehingly im sympathy with the
sophlomores. Theli sen1ior class mlet and1(
adopted a resolutionl of sympjathiy for
tile sophomores, ndrigtheir actionl.
A copy of the resolutions will be senlt
to tile family of each of tile st~udlents
Wihe left.
When tile sop~hlomores dcided~ to
leave many of thlem (lid noet have
mnoney enuiigh to get away on,. Money
was furnished them by the members
of' the other classes anid tile coliege so
cieties exhlaustedl their treasuries. '[he
dleparturle of the cadets was cond~uctedl
in a qJuiet, and ordlerly miannerm, anud
thlere was no0 demonstrationi or excIte
mienlt,, hilt, a great, deal of feeling and
dleterminatin.
P'resident, Ilartzoz and t~he other
members of the faculty salid thley re
grettd ilhe matter very miuchi, but
thley felt that, thbey 11ad( simply (is
chlarged thleir duty as required iby the
circumilstancdes. " it was simply a
question,'' said C'ol. Simpson, " as to
who shlol run this college, the fiac
ulty or the( students. The faculty felt
that thley were the Ones to run it, and
have proceeded accordingly.
*' There will be n10 mieetimig of tie
board of truiste'3s," sid Col. Simpson,
" because there is noe need for it. The
ineidlent, while very much dieplored,
has caurredl and has d(ed, and the(
college wil l)proeed as5 thouigh nlothing
had1( happenmed. We dleepily regret, ti
hasty- action of tihe students, and1( wI
believe 110 one will regret, it more thai
the stuldents themuselvesi wheni they re
alizAe what a mistake they have made,'
Tlhie following is the text of tha
complaint by the so)phomfore class:
To thle lFacumlty and Presient, of Clenm
SOnl College:
Thel( sophomlole class hlas asked for;
rannalaration of Cadelt Thornwwel
i case, and we herewith present our rea- I
Sonls.
Our action is based upon the belief
,hat we consider Cadet Thornwell's
punishient greater than his offense f
deserves. For example, it is obvious )
that the faculty does not consider ('Cadet I
Thornwell's offence the same as that t
of stealing, else they would have ex
polled him. If not stealing, we con- I
sider that his punisiment shoul not
be made so much severer than that in
llicted for similar offenses.
Cadet Thornwell only took the test
tubes for use in the laboratory with
out the professor's permission. We A
calr cite no case of exact parallel. We
do know, however, that two years ago t(
when bottles and chemicals weretaken s
from the laboratory, not even were re- o
ports entered against the boys in e
whoso rooms they were found. In si
cases where property taken from the e
mess hall is found in the students pos- h
sessiOn, the penalty is niot, 8111)siOll, g
but only demerits. ti
in both of these instances we coin- all
sider the offense evidently worse than -
that of Cadet Thornwell, Inasmuch as W
the articles taken were for private use, d
and not for class work. tl
Cadet Thornwell is not guilty of an fo
unusual or peculiar crime,. He simply ti
did what has been the practice of the gi
entire class (luring its course inl cheml- ill
istry. tl
We, therefore, believe that the fae- at
ulty is laboring under a iusunder- tl
standing, or has been led to regard Cl
with great seriousness atinl off(ise li
which has not been so regarded in the fir
past. fat
We appreciateC the position of the m
facully, when it, takes the stald that tit
the co1vlege slhmol I hoe protected. But m
we l14) 1 I hi 164is position shioi1(1 tlh
be iim iniittinied at ie XIense Ofl one Li
cadeL, wheni so iiany others have di
c-)mm)itted siuil 11r offeisos tild been r
released. fo
It is because, the refore, of a deep all
conviction on the parl of the sopho. PU
more class that I he f aculty has been in- Wi
to somne iisunderstandling, possilbly led
through the failure of Cadet Thornwell foi
to preselt hlis case in the properi man- mi
ner, that we ask for at riconsideration . in
(ClAl'EN(-'. Noirt)N, (1 ex
(lhiaiman Commntittee. 110
V. hB. l41 1.1, an
(). M . 4l1a ts,
The following are the resolutions t
adopted by the jamior cliss:
.1 hWe, the members of the junor class, till
(10 hereby resolve: Ti
First, That the sophomore class has to
beeni treated unjustly by the faculty L
and that the steps taken were taken i
in defense of their right1.s and honor.
Second, I'hat after consu lergii the I
action of the sophomtore class we hear- sa
tily commend every step they have sai
taken. Sp
Third, That we coinied(l the sopho- let
more class on the gentlemanly maimer WI
in which they acted on tIhis occasion; hiE
furthertmore at no time was any mem- (o
ber rash or ungentlemaily. Pc
Fourth, That a copy of these resolu..
tions be given each member of the tlh
sophomore class. C 1.0ss '0:1. t
The resolutions adopted by tie se
nior class at the college in regard to the. se,
matter were as follows: by
Whereas, the sophomore class of il
Cleisoit college has deciied to leave Ri
college because one of the members hij
has been treatedl most unjustly by the 1pa
faculty, itiasnmuch as he has becen award.. Si<
ed for an offence puniahmett that, is far chi
in excess ini sevecrity thtan that which fo
has beenm inflicted for sinilar cases in th
the past; andl th
Whereas, the action of the faculty atl
was taken in the face of citedl exatm- hi
plces estalhishinag the fact;, such punish- pc~
ment was inconsistent with the awvard to
ini previous analagous cases; and~ til
Whereas, Th'le senior class fully and cv
dleeply symupathiztee with tho sopho- th
more class in its inal action, there-- to
fore; be it so
Rtesolved, first, That we commend La
the membhers of the sophomore clas5 gi
for their high sense of injutsticc and1( for "W
their heroic conduct. I
Resolvedh, second, That, we believe l'
they have acted from t~me highest prin- cc
cip~les of honor.
w
Resolved third, TIhat each maember
of the sophomore class he supplied with ~
a copy of these resoluty ns in order m
that huis relations and friends may know m
that the senliol class, with a fuill ki
knowledge of the case, and after a at
cool antd careful consideration), exoner- I
ates him from all censure whatever. fr,
(Signed) T1he Senior Class. t1
The junior and freshmen classes ut
met, T1uesday night and resolved to hi
leave the college the next, morninug in hi
a bodly untloss the faculty called for a ki
meetitng of the trustees andi had the en- ft
tire sop~homore class, includinig Cadet, m
Tlhorn well, reinstated. I1
Th'le college authorities got winid of Ii
what was going oni and asked Co~l. it. dI
W. Simpsoni, t~he chiairmani of the board It
of trusateca, to del iver' a i al k to the li
st~udents in one of t he class roomst. 1
Col. Simpsl)onit rtasonedl with tbem atnd c
finally persuadled them to delerii act ionm B
until the trustees hel a meeting and 'I
took the matteri uder advisement. It i
is statedl thtt i here will ntot hte a special.
mieetintg of thme trustece, bitt t~he next Ii
regular meeting will lbe helid early in ti
,June. C ol . Simpson hats a great deal s
of iniluetnce with the st~udents.
The outbreak at, Clemsomn, it appears y
to those conversant with the facts, is ~
the cuhnuinationi of a trouble which has
been brewing cver since the openinigr
of the present sessioni and ptossibily I
longer. T1he studenits are very bitter e
against certain muemb~ers of the faculty,
-and openly charge them with vacilla
tion, inconsBistency and unfairness in
enforcing discipline. This feeling is I
iractically the entire itulent body is
ivolved.
Col. Simpson, with the aid of othcrs,
ucceeded in diverting further trouble
or the present, but, the matter is not
'et ended and it will require a very
horough invetigation by the trustees
o satisfactorily settle the dillicuilty.
IOWN li 1114 , AIt 11 K 11-1, 48 Tl I M113
lis Pa'n ii To GOt Rit of' I'otuto
liugs--Offers Clhildrenl 11
Prize,
tlanta (oistitutionl.
I am trying Colonel iedding's plan
exterminate the potato bugs. lie
y's begin early und watch for the first
aes that, come. Make an inspection
lery morning and kill the larize
ripped ones before they lay their
0gs. My crop is about, six inches
gli. I have six long rows in the
Iden and the other morning I found
ic pesky things had come. I killed
out, thirty and then told the chiidren
-te grand-children I mean that I
ould pay them a mickel for every
>zeni bugs they found. That evening
ey killed sixty and next morning
rty, and this morning fifteen, an1d
is evening ten. So the tIhree little
ris brought, me in debt sixty cents
d feel rich. The bargain is that I
cy are to pay me back for all I thid
d I have not found but live yet,
ough I don't look very carofully.
iildren like to work for money just.
:e grown folks. I remember well the
st half dollar I ever earned. My
ther was clearimg land and tOld ue I
ght have the saplings if I would trim
eii l) and pile the brush, and I 1
ght have the wagon and team t.o haul
um to town and sell themii. I had
. eveings after school and Satur- 0
ys to work, and soon had a load
idy and sold it, to our schocl teacher I
a silver half dollar. I was rich,
(I as I drove home I felt of it in my
eket every little while to be sure it f
,s there. t
I like to reward these little chaps,
it does them so much goodi and
tkes them love ine. The love of an
i(cenmt chil ii the purest, oi earth
cept, the love of a mothor. I have
grea ter coi mfort now than thie glad
ilce of a itt le one that jumps into my
us whenever I come. It llatters my
nity, for though I am old and ugly
little one will hug me and pat my
inkled cheeks and turn away from
>se who are young and lihaudsome.
e greates.t inducement for a parent
be a Christian is to secure the salva
n of their children and meet them
lie.tven, for it is said in the Scrip
es in three places c" Jeleve in the
rd .Jesus Christ and tloui salt be
led thou and thine house." it was
cI by Paul and by Peter and the
irit, "1 thou and thine house."' So
the good mother not despair of her 1
eked son who went unrepentant to
C
death and may these words always
nfort her, " thou and thinie house .
rI the sake of ten good people the
rd woulc have saved Sodom, and for
sake of good parents lIe will save
children.
cI
L.ast year iy potato crop was
-iously damaged by these bmg, and
the paris green, too, for I used too
ich of it, and so I am taking Colonel
alding's advice and killing off the
Sstriped hiectles before they lay their
tches of yellow eggs oii the undicer
le of the leaves. I instructed ther
ildren to look for eggs and they
and only two leaves with eggs on
em. With a littlo sharpened stick
cy dug around the base of every plant,
ci there found msc)t, of the beetles,
t I am already satisfied with the ex
riment, and hope that I will not have
uise paris gieen at all. I shall eon
ine my bargaim wvith the children,
en if it is expensive. I overheard
Cim plottog this evening about going
the drug store tomorrow and buying
ine ice cream, and they agreed to
ke two saucers apiece. These little
-is are great iniventions, and I love to
itch them and theni ruminate and
ncder why it, is that, children, es
cially boys, get more selfIsh and de
itful as they grow older. Th'le devil
ems tco let them alone until they get
aaned1 from their mot~her.
The good and the had are strangely
ixo.l in this world. New plagues
id p~estilenices keep on comiing, both
animal and vegetable life, but a
nd( P'rovidence lias providled iremedies
1(d given us minds to find them. it
iave fouiic no way to keep the pigeons
om11 preymg up~on my youmg peas as
ey peepI out, of the groumc. TIhiey
torny destroyed my first plantiing and
tve begun on the seconld. We have
icd a flock for many years, andl I never
iew them to trouble the garden h)e
ire. I say, Colonel Rtecdiiig, whlat,
mist I do about, it? My wife says cover
cem with brush, and I will if I can
idl tio brush. The Englishi sp'arrows
leave us most of the crop, but, the
geonis don't leave us aniythming,
eckomi I wvill have to furn the boys
ose on thbem. The beanis, C nions and
cily corn are all right, yet,, and the
rawberries seem to have no0 Cnemies.
hey make a beauti.1fulI show, iandm give
gi eat comiifort.
lin a week or two we wvill have ripeI
uit in abundance and shall send some~
the preachers. lBrother Yarbrough
rys he does inot t~hink it anmy harni to
mdI good things to a preacher~ eveii on
undlay. Strawberry culture is spread
ig rapidly in our towii and some of
hie neighbors are tryiing it asm a busi
ess fori profit. D r. Felton, Iir,, has
mit out. thirty thousand plaiits the last,
cas'on. It, was Isaac Walton, the
;reat tishermnii, wvho wrote ini his book
mi angling, "~ Ir. Butler said tbat,
doless~c5 iiod could have made a bet
er berry than the strawberry, but,
Iouibtless God mever did,' and so I say
that God never made a mnore calm
quiet, inllocent recreation than an.
gling." My good friends, Dr. Bonhami
and Colonel Alurphy, heartily indorst
Walton on fishi g and will sit inl a boal
hall a 3 day Ia summer's sunll and watch
tile corks al re miniate and not catch
enough ihii for supper. If I was aim
fond of it as they aire I thiiak I would
move to l'lorida and stay there. I
have caught more fish there in one day
thai in :ill my life ip here iml North
Georgia.
I did not go to Dallas, the long spell
of grippe left m11e too dilapidated to
trlvel that far and give up my hoeic
habits anid comforts, but I read all
atbo'Jt the great reunion with keen sat:.s
faction. here is ife in, the old land
yet al love for the "' Lust Cause '' ill
the hearts of our people, the Confed
nrates and their children and children's
hihiren. MIay it niever be extinguish
IIAS NI Vl'S IN FI VIC SITATIES
F. ormeri Grmeen v ille iAlan Chamrg
et( With Hligaiv inl Georgin.
M tanta Constittionl.
TooA, ( A., April 30.-'liude E.
hiapman of Gireeiville, S. C., wis to
lay sent to the countity jail to await the
text term of the superior court of
aibersaimit1 county, charged with big
my.
Chapman is a young man albout 2l
eajrsi of age and first appered in
occoa about One mon0110th ago as a fruit
ree ageit. Soon after Ie ( caIme here
lis wife appeared and they spent two
>r three weeks together at a boarding
OUe ill the city. 1)uring this time,
Ohile Mrs. ('iapmian was still inl
'(occoa, Chapman was payimg consid
rable attention to Miss (nss8io I.ovell,
lie daughter of G. It. Lovell, of' this
11ce.
For some reason Mrs. Chapman re
u1rne(1 to South Carolina to Cliapmian 'a
itlier's last Tuesday, A pril 23. ()n
le .1111C (lily Chapmau requested of
Ir. Lovell the hand of his daughter
1iss (gussie, it marriage. Mr. Lovell
eplied that lie could not consent to
Ibe 11 irrialge until lie could learn
ollething of the inm who desired to
1iry his daughter. 'l'wo days later
'hursday night, ('hapman procured
ieCnse, went, to the residence of Rev.
V. S. Vlitmire, Iccompanilied by M.iss
jovell, an1d there the twaill were
unde one.
They returned to Mr. Lovell's, Where
hey remained until tile nex t mnorlning.
)uring the (lay Mr. Lovell heard that
'h1apmlan had introduced a woman in,
'OCCol a1 liS Wife, n1111 had lived with
er iere for several weeki. lie at onice
ad Chapman arrested.
Mrs. (hiapman No. I wasm notified
biat her hiusbntIlcd was iln seriou trouble
1 (ieorgia. She at once caie to see
im, thinkiniig that she col be of'
ime help to hii ill the troiile. No
le here knhew wIeAtiher they wer'e
Bally husband and1(1 wife. Vien MI rs.
'Iapman No. 1 arrived she m(et a very
o1( reception lit tile hanIds of her 1111
land. Fiding that she would be the
lcans of selidiig him to prison if s1e
omained in (icolgi1, she 111made her
isit very shor1t. ..d::g the t!icemrs
11o Were waltchilg he', 1He returned
t once to Carolina.
M1'. ILOvell witihout, (elay institiuted
search for evideniice of the South
jarIolia mallrriage. 'l'hius was 110 (easy)
ask, as in that State no record( of mar11
iage is kept by the county auith0ritiesi.
Liter thriee days)7 it was ascer1taineCd
ha3t tihe marr'iage~ ceremiony was per11
ormedl in Gri'enville County by Rtev.
.1'. Attaway, who is nowv stationied
1(ear lickens.
Mr. Attaway could not, he0 reached
ni time to t,'y Chiapmani before hie
ould dlemandl a1 re!eas53. Mr. Atta
vay's little daughter', Iterthia, 13 years
id, who witnessedl the ceremnony,
vhichi was a privalte 0210, was indIuced
0 COmel to Geor'gial to furnish the ovit
lence. She airrivedl here this morning
eCcompanftied1 by her' anti, Niss Rtosa
ttaway, of Williamston, S. C. When
~hapman111 found that ullIelent, eviden1ce
was ait hanld lie wiived tial anid was
ent, to jalil in defanult of bond.
Chlapman 11as all along mlaintainled
iia mu~cece1C, Haying that although he
vas living with Miss dJuba Jacobs),
vife bio. 1, lie waIs not malrriedl to 11er.
~l3hpman and1( Mrs. Cllhpman No. I
ire both of good family and are wvell
mowni in Greenville County, South
arolina.
Chapman is a younlg man11 of prep~os
lessin~g appeairanie and1( made(1 a goodl
mpr'ession uponl tihe people of tibis
sommu~lnity. lHe (dresses well and1( it
1ow dlevelops that, lie ownls a consid1
aable amnounit of properiIty in Sout~h
Darol0ina2. MIrs. Chapman No. I is a
ver'y mlodlest, womlanl, and whilo here
ing house and1( it was not genlerally
known thlat lhe had1( a wife with 11um1.
When Iaked if lie dhid nlot know t~hat
Lbe would get into trouble by) marriying
ai second time Chlapnman rep)iedl thalt lhe
had1( lived in many11) States and1( had1( a
different, wife ill every Slate inl wlihi
lie had lived, 1)ut t~lhat n1o one1 Wold
Iver' beale) 0 3b(tosecure evidIence to con1
viet, him of bigamy.
Miss I ovell, whlose father is a ma1i11
of' ver'y mnodest means11 bult, a highly
r'especte~t citizen, says that she0 wil
have nlothinlg furthel to (1o w ith ( huap
man11 and~ t.hat, she wishes himw to b(
CASTORIA
For Info~nta and Children.
The Kimi You Have Always Dough
Bears the
[ianataroof $4~
H1AMPTON To HIS LEGION
Farewell Addr:em When Ile
Was Pr1iotnttetl to Brigadlier
General.
In coiniectioni with the recent leath
of (eni. Wado 1Hampton his farewell
address to the Hlamipton Legion after
his promotion to the rank of brigadier
general will be read with interost not
only by old sol-liors, but by all n sAmi.
rers of the knightly and dlistiuguished
South Unrolltinian. It is as follows:
Itichmlonid, .June I1, IM2.
Brother Soldiers of the Legion:
In taking leave of you as your colo
nel I cailnot bring myself to do so
through the cold formalities of' aln or
der. I prefer to adopt tie mcde of
communication usual between friends
that I may be enabled to give greatter
latitu ;e to the feeling naural to the
occasiona. One year ago you (lid ie
the honor to enroll yourselves under
mily banner, and )oil added the still
greateri honor of inscribing on that
hanier a iamnie Which you have mlasde
honorably kiown throughout our (!on
fedclacy. IDiring that eventful year,
which has just passed, I have received
from you only evidences of your kind
nes8, your esteem and your conlidience.
The constant, manifestations of theste
feelligs onl your part have niot only
gratiiled me greatly, but have susiained
tme il the arduous duties of' my posi
tioi and made the connection which
existed between us, to ane at least,Oily
a sottne of uanmixed pride and gratili
cation. Such a connectiou is not easily
surrendered, and I have a never been
willing to leave the Legion, aid it is a
condition attached to my promotionI
that I am not to be separatled fron mly
old aind (dear command. As long, the,
as you are willing to follow tile so long
shall I lope to have the honor atnd
pleasire of leading you. This day is
the anniversary of outr corps, auid in
the yeur that hias passed you have
crowded many deeds of enduranco and
glory. You may justly be proud of the
well-earned reputation you have made
for yourselves and you can inidulge ani
honest pride in feeling that with ranks
thiied by disease and the battle there
is not, in the service a command whose t
name is more honored by ou1r frieids J
or feared by our enemies thaw that, of
the liampton I egion. U]nder our pro
posed liew organization I hope youi
will honor ile by still bearing the samie
namc and the samne fiag. Both are safe
inl your keeping, and both will, I know,
be still further illustrated by your Ihle
roic bearing during the progress of the
war. I n assuiming my new duties with
my new rank I slall conlidently hook
to you to set tin example of all hotior
hale conduet to your associates. Note
know better how to do this than youi
do, atnd I know that I shall not alippeal
to you inl vin aa to assist ile in makitg I
<11ur brigade its ('lieient as the Ixgioa
as.
lrother solders, I bid you as yur111,
coloiel, a mnost uaffclionate farewell.
I thank you for your. patielnt enithianatace
of trials, for youl r, sold ierly conduct, for
your hieroic fortituidu aind for the proid J
distinction you have wvon. I pray e.arn
estly that your trials mailty he lessenal
and that t.he glory of your11 atais tmay,
if :ossible, he augIaented. Wilt mily
best wishes tor your welfare and hlap
piness, I amil very Onuly aid affection
ately yt ir friend and fellow 80l1lier.
Irigad G' I eneral
A (CmtA~uaa' IIAS Co(as AltiT,
Soont af ter' the waarL tee was such a de
muantd ftor cottoin that, thea farmnet s of
thec Souatla used ever'y possibhle acre of
grtotid aan its cultivation, atd unudeir
those abainrmal conditionas it was moare
profitahl t o raise coitton thant anaythinag
else, ani the farmter~t couh11( aiflord,
wvithl the hiigha pric:es lie obl~tamed f'or
hais cotton, to bauy his supplhes. hut,
all this is clannged. The pr mice of cot
ton hans come dlowni unttil it, is now
otnly a little highier thban the cost of'
priodulct ti, and it, is suiaal(1 for' the
fairmer' to explend aill his eniergies ini
produmcitng cotton amai use the pro(eeds
to purichanse hiis supplies. TIake f'or
exatmplle a year like tl.his, whaen, lay area.
son tof the scarcity of corni in thae
WVest, t~he prIice is noreo thant doubled,
lint, it cost the far'mers of the South
nO mfore to r'aise corn in that year
than in other' year's, and so those faar
mners who dlid not raise corn ate cotm.
lled to paty doubtCle prices for' their
supply of that cer'eal. On)a general
pr'iinciles, we say that a farmaer' cain
produace ever'ythaing that, has farim will
produ nce checapetr thani hec camn buy it
fr'otm somebody ee, beciase when lie
pr1oduices it hei gets it, at, primae cost,.
whaereaas whent he purchases it lie muslt,
pay at, least two prtohiLS, with the cost
of tratnsportationa added.-Mississippi
I'x-(Governor' IIogg, of Texas, who
retiarnted a tfew dlays Ago from a long
visit to Enaglandi, reports that "~ oil as a
fuael foi' locomaotives in cotnmig ito use
ver'y arapidly thaere, anad that lie was a
par'ty to. a contact that called for t.he
dhahivery oft 5,000t tons of oil a week amnd
to run f'or ten years.'
The.Wo s Greatest
ure ror Mlaria X
b'r all formsh of Malartal oaison
.ng take Johnson's Chill and Pevev
Ton* ,A titaint of Malarigl poison,
'a nyo.ar biood bmeanas maisery andi
failure. Blood tmed It ntes c an'tenird
Malarial j,otsoning. Theo antIdote
for It Is JOHf SON'S TONIC.
Ii et a buottle Lu- day.
" bEssts so sts If it Cuems.
The World's Gre
For all forms of fever take JOE
It Is 100 times better than quini1
nine cannot do in 10 days. It's e
feeble cures made by quinine.
COSTS 50
EI N DUSTRIAl,
AND GENERAL
l'resident i-'rancis announces I
the St. I,011is world's fair will be p
Ponted Until 19041.
Williai .lankin, a negro, living
hiii (Ohio farin, has turned coniple.
white within the past live years.
I'rosient, Iloosevelt has ordered
,ourtniartial in the case of Ma
Aleni, accused of using the "wa
,tre ") onl lilipinlos.
May DIay waIs ushered in by stri
I various cities of the United Stal
I'welve thouaid 111011 were or(li
)ut at Pittsburg alone.
Of the 22,073 Gernuuis Who I
heir country last year (the lowest
ieveral decacles) about 20,000 W
Olind for the United Statcs.
lhev. Ed ward Everett litale, the B(
011 tiviIe, 1111 compoe l at Illolt
>salm11 in) Comm111em1orati,n1 of the reel
,elebrationi of his cigthieti birthday
it 1 silid that the kiser, I Wi
nother was an E nglishwoman, speI
)etter 1ngiish thani his uncle, Ki
'Xlward, whose father was a tiermi
Ily using whey instead of milk
ood inl typloii fever, an I'Iglish p4
iciai redIIced the death rate ill 73 eiii
o 2.7 per cent. it is usually about
Senator lanna a111 a diiiner set
welve plates, origillina efo
tustrian Ellperor. Tl decoration
Itch plite i8 at facsiijle of o80111 faii
ami21ting.
Il'glish oilmani ('atholit's are riaisi
fund for the pirchaise of at gol tirl
o be presented to tie Iope aollt hii ciiiV
tibilee. ''ie Iuke of Norfolk is amo
le i1((ltet sbIsKcibers.
I.ord (Cur.onl IcetIly unilveiled
Inem1oral tablet in, the cathedril
IIlcuttak inl hollor of I ldiln voluint11e
V1ho died in South Africa, upon wii
a1111 at Versie of, poetry written hy t
I iceroy.
Traditionis are iIcommoli in \Veste
%n111ss of trees suddenly dying wi
Iit appareit aue af11te halvig he
ised aL8 gIllowli for lynchiligs. , \1A
te "124 never to have leaved a1
elfte tIhis expericic'.
(Our consuli general iat I oldoll, \\
i2a11 McKinley 0Osborne., has juist die
id it is said that ilenry ('lay Ivat
he deposed penioln commitisioner, 11
>een infolrmai'illly offered the posiiiton
residenti . It o)Hevelt.
AIi's. Ileln At. I tock well, who l
lit celebrated her 90th birtiluday
hlgo, has seen every I'residellt
he inited Stites except. Washiigt<
nI1d had tlio distiliction of imeetin I
Iyette ) upon his return to tile Ili
Ajotir Gel. i liry I)e.'arln' )II'' 1)
18e(d by him in the hatile of ii4
fill, is for sale m New York; ah-o I
~ol-lacedlE '18 12 dres oa which~ het wi
ben ini 1822 he was presenIited a~t I
ourt, of dLsbon as the ilmt. A meric
nin 1ister to P'ortugalI.
T1he 11um11ber of C onigrossia spee,)141
5 1now beinig prepa~ired for1 dlistibuil
ofore (the election niextL Novem1ii
ureaks all1 recOnI'd. 'Ilhr a1iclre at pr
mit in Pt' ek, rew:irl for the use of
es1 of speechesx at, this sess~lion,.
l1iirnest C. StahlI, of Tr'uentona, N
a kniown to secret society ple~
iver (lie land1(. lIe belongs to tweni
ight. di fferent organ~lizaItiOn s and I
raveled from ni O end(11 of thei counI
o the other on business connecl
vithi one or the othei of ihemi.
A 50even-masted1 stcel schooner
I ,000J tons~ dl~lI~iplcemet, i t prest5
cinig built ait QuJliney, Mfass. She '.
ic (lie lalrge'st saiil ing vessel aftloat, WI
aunchilied. Schioonbers of 5 ,000 and1( 1
;00 tons dis5placemeniit, are no0w beeC
hg 4o'Y)1)n on~ the Eastern coast,,
lOmel of thlemi are eanin tg from '2f
li0 pe eent, a yelar.
In Inia there are said to be 23,04
00 widlows, many~i of whom are c
Iron under ten years of age. T1
ire forbidden to remarry and are cot
LId accursied. Only one native r1
pos4sessied sulieient, courage to 01)1
the pr1iests by legalizing the remiarri
nf widows in 1118 realm,
Governor Crane1, of Massachus,
has signed the 1bill aarding a m
to every man from his State who y
out in responise to President, [inc
first call for troops. '(lie pen 1
which lhe signed the bdll has been1
senltedl to President Pierce, or
" mlinute men of '01,."
Senator Galhinger, of New liii
shlire, Was a1 praeln'ing phlysle'an
mlany yeaia beftore his electionl to
Senate, and! in many emhtergen tciel
11a1 freqluently been called oni to I
patients at the Capitol, and lie ah
responds to such emergency calls I
a keen pr'ofessionial interest.
A dmiiral Sir I Ionriy N eppol, nov
his tP2d year, and1( known all ovei
admI1il i," has a great, desire to dIi
sea. W\ith that end in view lie is
stan1tly goinig on2 long voyages, ho
that. t he griml mlelsenger may hand
on (lie witer lie has sailled for so r
years.
Examinations will be. held thrt
out the United States' dax noiit
atest Fever Medicine..
INSON'R O111 adIfti FEVEIR ILONIC.
e and does inl a single day what slow qul
plendid cures are in striking contrast to the
3ENTS IF IT CURES.
the purpose of establishing eligible reg
gisters for the appointment of postal
clrks. Tihe United States civil service
cominission is now arranging to hold
these examinaltons which are made
hat necessary by the coining promotions
oat- and increrses in the force of the postal
service. It Is understood that about
on 3,000 new appointments will be made,
to take effect July 1.
Of the immigrants to this country
a (luring the last quarter of 1901, South
jor ern Italy supplied over 20 per cent.,
tor (germany 10 per cent. and Hebrews
and Poles enough to make up more
kes than half of the whole number. That
e i the Italians head the list, as they have
. for some years past, shows that the
pressure of poverty is greater in Italy
than in any other part of Europe.
in The Inter-State commerce commis
r ion has issuod a bulletin showing for
iih three months ending September 30,
1901, a grand total of 725 killed and
rn 2,622 injured in train accidents of all
kinds in the United States. The total
number of train collisions was 1,247
eand derailments 1,002, causing damage
m aggregating $1,842,224 to cars, engines
and roadways, exclusive of damage to
Rig Iell rchInII d ise.
.11.
Senatorial elections will be held in a
ly. number of Statos this year and next,
tho ternms expiring in March, 1903, In
cluding those of Senators " Billy"
of Mason, of Illinois; Platt, of New York;
.le nes, of Arkansas; Teller, of Color
ado; Orville II. Platt, of Connecticut;
l'airbanks, of Indiana; Allison, of
Iowa; (Nillinger, of Now Hampshire;
'oenrose, of Pennsylvania; McLaurin,
4g i l uth S Carolina, and Spooner of
in Wisconsin,
According to the New York World
the hotel population of that city is now
1011,111w; thiat it is growing at the rate of
10,00 atnn iuaily, and that to Accom
moda1tethis growth some sixty new
ell hotels will be begun this year, at a
he cost (f ,-3.5,t0,000. Five years ago
New York possessed about 200 regular
hotels, with an average daily floating
iponlitioln of 50,000 guests. The re
cent coistruction of apartment hotels
has increased this number to 300 ho.
nY tels of aill types.
d, Women as Well as Men
Il Are Made Miserable by
by Kidney Trouble.
It
in Kidney trouble preys upon the mind, dis
of courages and lessens ambition; beauty, vigor
and cheerfulness soon
: disappear when the kid
-- neys are out of order
- --or diseased.
Kidney trouble has
become so prevalent
r that it Is not uncommon
r for a child to be born
lie ~ '~afflicted with weak kid
-c T.~ neys. if the child urin
ii~ ates too often, if the
ant urine scalds the flesh or if, when the child
reaches an age when it should be able to
.i control the passage, it is yet afflicted with
'bed-wetting, depend upon it, the cause of
Oil the difficulty is kidney trouble, and the first
)4er step should be towards the treatment of
eis- these important organs. This unpleasant
he~ trouble is due to a diseased condition of the
,p. kidneys and bladder and not to a habit as
most people sieppose.
Women as well as men are made mis
>erable with kidney and bladder trouble,
all1 and both need the same great remedy.
1-y- The mild and the immediate effect of
ans Swamp-Root is soon realized, It is sold
ry by druggists, in fifty
ed cent and one dollar
sizes. You may have a
sample bottle by mai
Sf ree. also parnphlet tell- Home of swamp-nooS.1
t ing all about it, including many of the
till thousands of testimonial letters received
('n from suifferers cured. in writing Dr. Kilmer
o,.. & Co., Binghamton, N. Y., be sure and
m- mention this paper.
nd
toWhy Not Save The
~Middle-Man's Profit?
iy The Mcl'hall i'iano or Kindergarten
u.Organ direct to the buyer from fac
tler tory. Write ime if you wish to buy an
080 Organ or l 'lano, for I can save you
age money. I 'travel South Carolina, ad
would bo pleasedO( to call arad show you
my iirnosi and Organs. A postal card
cle ill1 bring me to you.
L. A. MVcCORD,
vith haurens, - - South Carolina.
the Iifneiness Chances.
ho YOlU want to make 14,000 between
mp- nw and March 1, 1903?. If so, send ten
. cnts (silver) for our specialty and'receive
frfree coupon which entitles yon to one
the kiuess; capital prize $4,000 tract of land 1o.
he catedi in Laurens County Bouth Carolina;
reat bank references Riven. Address
,ays TWIN-NIOkNIE Co., Laurens, S. C.
9 Y Cured in thirty to six dav
Ten days treatment F Rd.
-Would b egl adt tohave name.
the of all suffering witb Dropsy
'cen 0. E. COLLUM DROPSY MKDl
e at C1NE CO.,. 312-13 Lowndee Building.
con. Atlanta, Ga.
ping
him WM. P. CALHOUN.
iany - -Attorney at I au,
l'3 West (ourt St. tAm, mz s

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