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MRss~Ena , ETasley, S. C.
The New Iaialroad Law.
See. 1. Repeals Sections G, S, 8. 9
and 10, of te act of 18;2.
Sec. 2. Provides for the insertive of
set ion 1,451 a, in th Geiieral Statutes.
which provides for tl.) public disphay I
of schedules anl rat(s. stating ilh -
ilie t h'y go into el'ect, and req(uirilg
30 days notice of iitel(led ch tg'es.
unless greed to by the Con nission.
Sec. 3. Provides for a new section.
L,451 b, which uakes it the duty of
:ll railroads to forward to Ih- ('om.i
mnissionl for I he'ir scrtinilly and revi-ion
:iy sICedules or channe. which may
be made fromn tile to time, also hall
conltracts as to all their rates of charge.
freigh its or passeiger tarilffs, also all
alg'ree ntt~'ts as t division of earn
iigs by coetlling roa in this State.
If 11e Col]mission approve tll rates
go into elfeet. at mice. Bit if liot the
road proposinl g a schedule or (hfanges'
ar te accorded a hearinhg before the Com
m1) issioliers, i tand atl appeal to tlle Cir
ulit Court of the Cohinnlbii t Circuit'
Jutdge, or if h ps Ingg, theOn to,
some Ju1dge to be named by the Chief
.Just ice of the~ Sutpremel C7ourt. Th e
Attorney-General is to reprceent the
C onnuisksioners ini all suchl contest '.
Sec. 4. Provides for Sect ion 1,431 c
wvuhi mIakeCs it ihe du1ty' of the (Com
tissioni to h2ear all cotmplaitnts of per
sons aigainst the railroads. If found
j'ust, the offending corp~orationI is to be
ntottiled1 and1 hearing of the complait
luad, withI right of appeal as above;
I ihe app eal to be heard at C ham betrs or'
in) openi courit, upon01 thle p)roceedlings
had1( before t he Cotis~i~oners. For
lietures of charters is provided for, ifi
corporations refuse tp obey th . final'
decisins of the court.
Sec. 5. Provides for sectiont 1,451 d,
which makes it the duty of thte Corn
mIissionerIs to see that t he schedles,
&c., are complied1 with, givinlg them
the poweri t~o investigate all books and
paperCis of r'oads dloing bttsin ess in the
State, to visit all stations, examine
agents and employees uinder oath, &c.
Sec. G. Provides for Section 1,451 e,
whlIh makes it the duty of the Com
missioners to recommnend( to the legis
lation as they deem uecessary to se
cure just and r'easonable rates and to
pr'Ceen t unjust discrimlinattion.
See. 7. Provides for SectIon 1,4'5l f,
which fixes thte rates of passenger traf
lie. Roads whose passenger earnings
are' nver $700 nd unt inore than $1200
per mile per an inum, 3.1 cents (-e ille;
except-,the Ciarleston andaSaWhlttah
roadl, bIlel is permit(ted to cliaJn'g fe.
for first and 3e. for second classpas
AvenIgers. ,loads not earnilng.$700, 4c.
For childrell ilr 12 yers 01(d and
over G'two cents per mile. Each road
shall run a secoid lass or smoking
Car. Rates 2.,(e. for roads of the first
el::ss:n( 2e., for Sco.Id. 1Iovided no
clarge for short distaice, sill he less
than-47e. for (irst class and 15c. for
secdndelaiss a 11d for chli.1ien.
'See. 8. Makes-, thle 11.irnwell branlch
are indepeilenit road.
Sec. 0. Make's soine sli'llht alnend
inent. to t he w ordingj of (Chapter XI
-CanadIs ts th hirg'est. national
debt of anly coutntV in pzoportiol-to its
-Th IT re are now 314 Cotton mill
with 24.873 loomis in ihi. South, while
in 188) ih1 re were only 180 mnills and
--The Somt Ih Caro lt LegI i;islat ire haus
passed a bi; dechn-ling Iuhilawfil all con
tractes fo; sale of articles for f~atr- die
-It is generally t himght that Speak
er Carlisle .viil he elcetc.ed Init or fIro
K~entn1ky, mat ' h N % ill accept. lie
wvill not resign. h owever, as- hs Seiato
ial terimi wonhl not begin untl 18 85.
-There Is threadl inl ontlI ihtought
Is t'Ie i :a pulCe in our felings-ts-h
who cali hIhl tI i - one knowx.= how to
Sh'n tk, all ie wIo Can Illove t he ot h.
er klnlows I >w to feel.
--At At tchison, Kmilsas, oil .1Satila V
nlight 11 re bn-oke ont in ihe elega ut new
hanSe of Chii l's E. St yle'-, :g1,1t, of I he
Missour i mad Ineille Railroad. NAIr.
Styies's wifre ad child poi iled ill. I h'
fhles. and h - hihiSielf li- serioniy
--.\acon Te1(bh2lrphI: l) nI lmnii seti (1 nI
tities of sIgIIr wvill soIIe (1,y be pro!I eiI
ougt2t not to beI long be(fore! ie plel
in thos)e sections~ awake to a full reali.
zatilon of the caipabilitie's 'of t heir soil
in ht.h 'ieet ion.
--<\r. E'. S. F. (Eles, of Al heviih-,
Greenwood~)(, A*li'hhvilecotyt, wetre
marr~iied laist week. '11 hev hadI ne ver
loet ('achI their prlior to the .oloha V
niighit preceding t he muar io. but had
IliE C.oTTION St'i'LY.-New~ Yot k.
*Januiarv 5.-Thel( ttal visil suplply
)f cottlon for 1he worl is 3 44),0~(7
bales, of wht' hI 2,893.871 b alef are
Amrica ni. again ~ 3,193,165 balcsiiand
2,58 1,565hales resp)ect ivyely last year.
lhe re.c('ipt~s of cottoni at all the intc
r'iOr townus are 60,193 bales; receip ts
from 1lanitations$ 120,2711. T1he erop in
sighit is 4 ,421, lu~> b)ales.
A VAIs81 MAD)E OF" IIUTMAN SKIN.
- Asiniglar vlise wais recently sen1t to
Jim BJritton , of ShermnanI, T1exaLa, by3 a
friend1 ini New York. It is made of a
negro's skin, n h'ei is said to hi ive bee n
tan ned1 at Te'wksbury, Mass, ani d lined
with tihe skin of a dleleente femiale, said
to have beeni prepared at t be same in..
stitution. It was presenled b~y Gov. Unt
ier to the New York muan, who in turn
nresented it to he Texm fend.
-Tle town council' of Mannig
has decided to put thp liquor li
cense at $900.
-Thc sal001)S in West Union, a
suburb iii Wallialla, liave been
closed on account of the passage
of the prohibitory law in Oconce.
-Mr. Mat. Mathis, of Edge
field County, has a young horse
only eighteen months old that
weighs 800 pounds and makes a
mile in four minutes.
--The lieaviet snow for many
years has falfln in West Virginia.
In Wlieeling it is twenty inches on
-Mrs., Lueretia E. Patterson,
wife of' x-Carpet-bagSenator Juo.
J Pattersoni, of s. C., died of heart
(iscase yesteriay at her residence
-The Briunson, s. (. town
conlicil , at their meeting last Mon
day, adopted an ordinance making
the license to retail 'prituous li
(orS during the present year
-Wagner, a young white man
flro Ohio, teachies a negro school
at LaGrange. Friduyl he took one
of his favorite female pupils to a
theatrical enteitainment at Lai
G range, and Seated her ill th(
front row in tihe pit. II is face and
eat s were sla pped for his insolence.
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CIIARLESTON, S. C.
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Largest Cirentlation in thle Cotutoni
Will be solI at Easlev on Sat iirdar~
thle I 1th ofI .Jaimary, "'4, a simall
lot oif ( ;o()d-, Couiist iiig of N ails.Pl~ows.
Sur~ and C 11(ot~u'e, &c.. I hei property' of
\l. M. Joines, (lee'd..ad1 solt L hii
jan -I, 188-2--'
All pers1on1S b 'ling claiiii ms aains
thme Estate of M. .i .JdoneS, dli-d. " i I
will mahke prlomlpt pa:ymem to mie.
J. RI. (i LAZEN ER
I las re(turned'( to Eiaile'y inald opened
up hs Potogaph(Aallery anmewaa
will be g'Il to1 serve hi s (o1l cuIstonei'
work iniI' hi ine, givinig a guar'mtee oif
S tisfct io n. 1I IcwI rin .m aiin nmer .ll
W.1VC4Eagaoc f Co.
the balance of their
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