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MoairrioN $2 .00
Honor to Whom Honor is Due.
The Atlanta Journal has the followig
to say of Maj. J). N. Spoer, who
oved from this County some years
\o: "In the make up of the population
' Atlanta Troup County has contributed
imo valuable material. Senator R. U
ill, Dr. R. D. Spalding, Dr. Josiah
radfield, Major. Daniel N. SPoor and
hers demonstrated that Troup County
KB neoDled bv men of the highest in
Intellect and sterling integrity. Mnjor D.
IT. Speersomes of Scoth-Irish lineage,
and is now in the prime of life. He
jserved during the Confederate war with
efficiency* rising rapidly from (tie position
of captain to that of lioutenantiColotiftl.
Hti was nominated for State
treasurer in 1880, and elected by an
.^overwhelming majority over a popular
lOPlttnet. Ho was reelected treasurer
the second time, and the record of his
Administration is one of the brighest
chapters in the annals of Georgia's history.
His honesty, integrity, energy and
Superb 'judgement was as marked in
public life as.,it is in privato life. He
Is conservative and prudent, never indulges
in sneculation and novor loaves
ItaJthe piano of honest, square dealing. He
lias amassed a fortuno of his own honest
industry and patient labor. He is now
> th$ president of the Exposition cotton
mills one of Atlanta's most important in.dURtrial
enterprises, and hiB high character
has given it a standing in the commercial
world excelled by noenterprire in
-*fce country. Atlanta is proud of such a
flolid eitigen as Major D. N. Spoor, and
<Dreor&ia wijl ever love to do him honor.
A State Signal Service.
tye learn from our Columbia contcin>jjorariea
that Mr. Richard Graham, of
Ahe United"States Signal Servico, has
jirrivod in Columbia for the purposo of
f - rvi^nuiAitif^ a uw?vo signal uchyivv* ti u
<C*n perhaps give our readers no better
idea of what is intended to be accomplished
than by publishing the following
statement made by Mr. Graham to
. fik reporter of tho Nei03 and Courier:
"Through the efforts of your comrigissiooer
of agriculture, Col. Butler, I
jhav.e bjsen ordered by Gen. Hazen, who
ts always alive to the interest of farmers
and who desires to extend the scr,
irice for this State. I work under Col.
$utler, who is at the head of this office.
Our objects is to establish stations all
&V- *>ver the State, and when a prediction
Teaches Washington sond it out in all
.directions so that the farmers may be
, benefitted by it. In some States the
|SM' Signal service flags predicting tho wenth
SX lure flown from the traius passing
^ ^fi6u^h the farming country, and we
; .^rill try to induce the railroads in this
?3tate to dis play tho flags on their trains.
: jFrom our stations in all sections of the
-State we will receive monthly reports
. _ .1- _ J.H_ ... . - ..
w- ,#? tu vuu aany temperature ana tbe
j?&}j. H?neof rainfall, &c. Iu timo we will
be able to tell whether one sections
. joceivop wo^o rain than another, and
(which ,is the warmest or coldest part of
Ill tne above arrangement can be
V perfected with tho railroads of the
.State, it wiU give our pooplo such information
as would be greatly benefijcj*l
to them. We hope thoy can be
. Sermon to the Military.
< On Sunday las* Bey, J, C. Galloway,
.nutor of the Abam>U(a t>maa
fej J>yteri*n Church, and Chaplain of th?
pfv Jenkins Biflos, pre&cbod .a sermon, by
I v ' invitation of tbuo eowpany, especially
Ac m members. The .company, under
fife' <coitiaiaaod of Liest, Moore, Capt.
- ^Ldieket being unavoidable absent from
pv Jtogrn, jn?pqtod in fall uniform from their
VMHTj to the church, and a Urge congregfctjw
jrss attendance to hear the
jttScow**' The sermon wai founded on
fipfrMl&n* 0? J^MwWherefore take unto
jfe'.'": prou the whole armor of God* that ye
way be able to withstand in the evil day
and having dono all, to stand. The
urgntnent was a par ale ism between tho
)if? of the Christian and the life of a
soldiefe, and abounded in rnnoh that wss
.edifying and instructive, while as a pulpit
oration it was pronounced an sble
and masterly etTori? Yorkoille ?n
The Mystery of Kershaw. j
Since our last Issue we have made
further inquities about the burning of
ill /\ T)A m /) T ? t?
niv cat vu cuvuv uauiuuu. uuuibers
of persons have visited the spot,
and they *11 declare that it is a strange y
night to them. The fire is still burning v
briskly. One gentleman brought us a 0
specimen of the earth that burns, and
specimen of the ashes. The earth is 11
dark in color, and resembles peat, being
porous and light. The ashes left after J.
the burning are of a light gray color,
but do not appeal to have any alkali in d
them. The burning is a phenomenon 13
which wo cannot explain.?Camden |
A $20 Holiday Prize. j,
Tlie renders of this paper arc offered a prize
of ($20} Twenty Dollars in Gold to the person
making the greatest number of words out
of the letters contained in tho throe words
Hawley'H Corn Ralve. Tho same letter must
not be used but once in forming a word unless
it is coutaincd more than once in the three
words. Plurals, nnrned of persons and
n1df?nu Hut nllnMrml TTan WoKufnp'a Hinf inn u
without supplements nsauthority. Each contestant
\riJi please enclose 25cts iu stamps or
postal note, for a box of Hawley's Corn Salve.
Contenr closed December 1st; 1886, Name
of winner and number of words mailed to (
each contestant. The contest will be conducted
with the utmost oarc and fairness, Address
your list to.
C. D. IIA.WLEY,
Salem, New York.
Speed and XenfTer's Locals. n
A. full lino of stationary, perfumery,
box paper, pens nnd ink, ete., always on
hand at Speed & NeufFer's.
Buy your fancy stick candies from h
Speed & NeufFer, where you can always
find it fresh and nice.
Don't forgot the Rabbit's Foot cigar
at Speed & NeufFer's. a
Paints, Oils, Putty and Window Glass, |
in any quantity, at Speed & Nouffcr's. I
A full line of Tobacco, Cigars, Ciga- |
rettes; the May Kirby and Shield's No.
11 are as popular as ever, and two of the 4
best cigars ever sold in Abbeville. Sold
only by Speed & Nefibr.
Mellin's Infant Food at 8peed& Nouffers.
Don't negloct to soak your wheat
before sowing. Bluctstonc 3 lbs. for 25
cents, at Speed & NeufFer's,
Try the Royal Polish; lib. supplies a ^
long-felt want; an article for cleaning
Silver, Glass, etc. It is not a fraud, but
agenuino good urticle, and a simple trial '!
will prove its superiority. For sale by 1!'
Speed & NeufFor. (;
D.on't wait for the cold winds to remind
you that there are broken glass in
vour windows, but look to them and
buy them from Speed & NoufFi-r. ai
Thurber's I?ird Seed are tho best, *
and each package contains a piece of
Cuttlo Bono. Sold by Spoed & NeufFor.
Windor Glass; Wintlor Glass; at
Speed & NeufFer's.
Brown Brothers' Bird Seed. 3 pack- ages
for 25 cts.f at Speed & Neuffer's. **
Prepared Putty, read? for use, at *
Speed & NeufFors. J
Diamond. Silver, and Gold Paint, at
Speed & NeufFer's. r
Use tho Diamond Dies, the moat pop- A
ular now in use, only lOcts. per package.
Sold by Speed <? Neuffer. j3
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HORSE AND CATTLE POWDERS
!*o Hnin wfll die of Colto. noT3 or Lcno B.
i# svuit?% pawmam ?
Fonts'* FowdenWUlcnre and prereit floo Ctozxkx. 1
Fduu*? Powder* will prevent G> "*? iw Fowl*. J
Fonts'* Powder* win lnrre*?o the /nantlty of milk
d STMun twenty per c?* And ni? ?ttae batter Ann
FmiU"? I'owder* will etu-e or prevent elmoet m?T
Diuah to which Horse* *nd Cattle ape subject.
Fouts** PowntB* will errs 8atibtactios.
Bold TerxwMr*. SATIS
JL TOUTS, Proprietor.
sjuvrrssoax. iu>, '
for sale bySpeed & Neuffer. Abbe- ^
!llo, S. 0. A
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rpHE Creditors of Miller Brothers sre re- __
JL guested to meet Ht'foy office, on Saturday,
25 th instant, at 10 o'clock, for the pur<> I II
pose of appointing an agent. J
All persons owing the Arm of Miller Broth- *
era will make immediate payment to me,
Samuel C. Cason,
Sept. 20,1886 &t J
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of alt, kiflrna
BfEATLY iid PROMPTLY EXECUTFr i
s the largest SALOON in the up-country, doi
ortisemcnts. The half is not mentioned in tlx
d for full trade. The Palmetto House is well a
Foreign and Domestic
:ic best tl>c market affords. He has got LIQUC
Rye and Corn, Irish ;
^pplo Poach, California ai
He can clieerfullv recommend his goods to
rinks with nil the*DEI,lCIOUS UBVKKAGKS
HUNKS. His speciality is a large stock of 1'
Gentlemen's Resort. Ik
and you will not forget again
k. Good Line of Tobacco anc
DAY & TA
flarriflir Wan nnnnli
v uuiuug) II uguu, uUUU11
Leather, Shoe F;
The Finest and Most Vnricrt Asbopi
Brought to the Ci
Tidings of Con
To those who hare boon wrenched and ji
iow offer jrob tbo moat delightful Tchic
Try ono and save jour health. Every man
rtuld hare one, as the price is within the resell
DAY & TANNABILL,
Jheap Goods, but Credit
rllOSE wishing to get the worth of their
money, for this yenr, will find it to their
ilrantago to trade at this well-known estnbihmetit,
as no pains will be Hjpared to keen
ti hands Finest Grndos nnd Qualities of ail
inds of WINES, LIQUORS, BRANDIES,
HiARH and TOBACCOS.
iouwho pay tlaHh arc specially invited
rcd gu *rantccd to receive kind and prompt
Ltention, together with best goods.
Uontlemon can at any time find pleasant
inuaomont in a game of BILLIAItOS or
001>, at a roaaonablo cliargo.
'80 tf SOLE PKOPKIETOR.
. L. SIMPSON, AGENT FOP
fraley Quilting Frame.
CHE only thoroughly practical invention '
for making QUILTS and COMFOBTBLE8
on the Sewing Machine. Works
jually well on all the different makes of Marines,
and docs all manner of Quilting. On'
takes two hours to make a Comfortable,
id threo to four hours to make a Quilt,
rill make Quilts and Comfortables of any
zo. With this QCILTING FKANiE quiltig
is done with less effort on the part of the ,
>orator than any other sewing within the
inge of the Sewing Machine. It works like
charm. Examiue it, and see for yourself,
o family Sowing Maohine is comple without
. : ? ??-A n.i-Il i ?- - f A
no aviauuuiuuvt ivi'ia11 unco tiniy .ou
Jan., 26/86. tf J. L. SIMPSON*
. B. nsxpniLt. WK. P. CALUOUN
1JEMPHILL A CALHOUN, m
Attorneys at Law,
Abbbvillb, S. C.
r$U practiee in all the Courts of the Stat
0. OABOX. K. L. BOKHAM, JB.
"1AS0N A BONHAM,
.tlomeye and Counsellors at Law,
ABBBTILLB, S. C.
Till practice in all the Courts of the State
p. G. A. NEUFFEIt,
'hysician and Surgeon,
Abbbvii.lis, 8. C.
od. xo, j.000, i yr.
. W. rSRRIK. w. P. OOtUBAM.
^>ERRIN k COTHRAN,
Attorneys at Law
r*HE on) jgenuine "Oeo. II. Zeiglor" Shoes
L r offered in this market.
R. M. HADDON it CO.
Sep 14 tf
rvi n %tmt> * tvmiWt*
IB* AKAJj niUCli,
Mrs. M. W. Tbotnu, Proprietress,
Broad Street, Augusta, Q*.
J AMES 8 .PEBBIN
Attorney and Counnellor at Law
Abbsvillx, S. G
gUGENE B. GABY,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law?
.bbev1lib, 8. C.
JT Augusts Qs,
J. B. Armstrong^Proprietor*
? Zj&L' iS "* *' - Bp ' \ *'>' I
* t*mP* of *?7 tind ?t I
n't intend to dupe his customers by false add
three Abbeville papers. He is well prepar
iockuu wmi ovoryinmg in me line ot
: Wines and Liquors,
)RS nine years old. Good old
and Scotch Whiskies,
id. French Brandies,
Lie itnd Fi'esli Latrer Be^r.
the public for MEDICINAL USE, mixed and
* of tlie- season. Also COOL. TEMPERATE
URE GOODS. Call at the
3. 4 Washington street,
I Cigars. Budweiser Beer a
. Materials, Saiiley,
tment of Children's Carriages
ty, at all Prices.
ifort and Joy
jrked about by so-called road carts. We
la, with FINEST wheels and axles fo
i who owns a horse, or wishes to train a colt
i of all.
Ouu Faculties abe Unsubpabsed.
WE Aro prepared to conduct burials in a
moat aatisfnetory manner. All modern
Undertaking Appliances. Competent management
And Full Line of
Which abe Second to None.
Wo aim to be Prompt ConBtderato and
Our Furniture Dep artmenl
with an unuiuall fine lino
oods. Call and aeo us.
J. R. LEAVELL, Jr.,
Greenwood, S. C.
JAS. 6. BAILIE & SONS,
XDTT1A T.33R3 X35T
Carpets, OU Clths, Window Cartain
and Shades y
WALL PAPERS, BORDERS ANI)
noarin rcuga, uoor mats occ
714 BHkjAD STREET,
rPHE $20,000 to stock of Chester, Greonwood
X and Abbeville Railroad having been subscribed.
Ms required by charter, pursuant to
??aoluHon of corporators, a meeting of sub rhejra
to sai ( aiock , forlthe puposo of orv?v
..ii.i ~ h *. j
viipiiuu} IB uvroujr uiucu ??. vrceuwuou an
Ttf?d#y, 22d of June, proximo.
p mm inn imnn
CAN ALWAYS BK FOUND A FULL LINK 0
(} 11A DKS OF OP ION AND TO
A? Lowkk Pricks than at any other house this aide of Ci
order, arc Lighter Running mul Hotter Finished th
sold as Standard Vehicles, llut I have just n
OFamily Carriages, Phaetons,
Also another shipment, of those Fine Opkn ini
orders, by the best manufacturers North mid East. Not
of these vehicles but the best materials, nnd in Quality,
any others now in the market. In stock a Full Line of
Saddles and I
ALL GRADES, which I will offer at LOWER PRICES
in the history of the business. Milburn, Studebaker ar
sizes. Oak and Hemlock Sole Leather, Calf Skins, Sh
Materials, Harness Leather, Helt Lacing of superior q<
Also a full line of
Guns, Shells, Powder, Shot, Table and Pocket Cutler
Axes, Iloes, Picks and Mattocks, Pitch Forks, Shovi
Beauis, Grind Stones, Rakes, Paddocks, Carpenter T
Doors and Blinds, Farm and Church Bells, which I am o
AT THE OLD STAND. i pni
Ooposite Georgia Railroad Bank,> Will
704 BROAD STREET. ) Sue
Steam Mart ai G
BR0AD st, NI
Georgia and South Carolina Granite M
A large selection of MARBLE and GRANITE WORK
TER1NG and DELIVERY.
^RE now prepared to show the most attractive and the
Fall and Winti
they have ever offerud.
THE attention of buyers is respectfully called to the 1
which this welZ knowu house ia now carrying
DRESS GOODS, DOMESTIC GOODS,
TABLE LINENS, WATER-PROOFS,
LADIES UNDERWEAR. CHILDREN'S UNDE1
They carry the largest stock of
Ready Made Clothing and
to be found in the county. Thcv keep constantly on hi
fine shoes, made by ZEIGLER BROTHERS, of Philadi
Shoes which are so justly celebrated, and which have no
In addition to the above thoy offer all kinds of NO!
Caps, Saddlery, Crockery, Glass-ware, Groceries, Provis
If you want cheap goods, reliable goods, and pretty'sWHITE
WE are now selling a real good NO. 7 STOVE, (larg<
Pipo for $16.00
A good No. 7t for $13.00, complete. No. 8s, complete,
COME MD SEE 01
before buying elsewhere and we arc satisfied we can giv
as anv house in tho couutry.
H. W. LAWS
Look to Your
Having recently roturnod from tho Northern Mi
and attractive stock, wo ask our friends and the publio
full and complete lines of almost everything needed
ladies with DRKSS GOODS in Brooadis and Plain
"BLACK CASHMERES" in quality and prices are dei
hams, Table Linens in Bleached, Brown, and Turkey Ret
to match. Damask and Huck Towels, Doilies and Crat
Homespun and Sheetings, Tickings in Single and Doul
White and Red FLANNELS, Twilled and Plain; White <
The gentlemen baye been specially cared
We have the Prettiost, Largest and Cheapest lot
Pattkrns that has been brought to Abbeville in yeari
stock of READY-MADE CLOTHING, wo are prepared
tako orders and give you a Tailor-made Bait ai about tb
Fit and style guaranteed. Our Boots and Shoes were b
1 to durability as well aa style, and we guarantee as fallanywhere
or from anyone.
> Saddles, Harness, Whips, Bridles, Breeching an
Spring-Seat Saddle always in stock. Nor have we fa
stocked Grocery House will show by its stocks of heavy
Bnrlev, Ac., and the tasteful array of Sh?lf Goods.
' A simple referonce to oar complete stock of Hakdi
this time. iSTOgme and dee as and we Will do you ir<
> * *
l & CO.'S
A, ' ' &&
F MEDIUM AND CHEAPER
incinnati. This work is all made to
nn the class of work generally
seeivcd a Full Line of Fiuo '
r Top Huouieh, made upon special
liing being used in the construction
Style and Finish are unequalled by
than have ever before been known
id Standard Plantation Wagons, all
oe Findings, Carriage and Wagon
lality, Rubber and Leather Belting.
y, Plow Points for all makes, Nails,
jls, Stmdus, Steelyards and Scale
ools, riles. Hinges, Window Sash,
(Toring at Lowkst Casu Pkicks.
JDYEAR & HO
icessor to R. H. MAY & CO.
JAR LOWER MARKET.
rk, Domestic and
onumenis A SPECIALTY.
always on hand, ready for LBTy
moat extensive stock of
arge lino of ...
BED FLANNEL, ^
WHITE FLANNELS, wgj
RWEAR, GENTS' UNDERWB^E
Boots and Shoes J|
uid a large assortment of Ladies* $;4$S|
>Iphia. Theao aro genuine ZoigUr : ",
s\iperiorin point or fit, style and '
HONS, HARDWARE,. HA.T0 and
nods, call on
I WIIM i 1
i UJLUIUU |
i oven ) with 20 pieccs, and 10 fMt of .
from $17.00 up.
m STOVES I
e you good goods for srlittl* 8Bon?y
n?r 9. nn mm
UJL1 W UU.
irkets, where wo purchased a large > W
to give 08 a call and examine oar
for comfort. We will intereet the ^
Fabrics, from 8}<[ cents up,' Oar
Bidedlv in the lead. Calieog.Ging1
Damasks, with Napkins and poilies , j
ih Towelings. Bleached aqdBrown >1?
Width. A most complrt* line of '1$$%S
>od Colored BLANKETS, Ae?
for in the selection of >1:
IING, &c. 1
of Cassikbrss in Suit and Pawts
s. In addition to our well-aelected -r^M
from a beautiful line of Samples to <? ??,??
same coat of ready-made good*.
nnfffat with gpeolat care, with an *19
ralue for the montr aa can hm
?puI^8iheT^n5f?"ine Kent.,- ;:ff
Kcoo, Floor, B*
jy* A?.Cmu?r mo?t
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