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CIIANOE OF SdHiiDuLE;.--The follow
ng is the schedule of the Charlotte,
Columbia and Antgus.t Railroad
Going KutI. Going North.
Leave V) a11101took, 3.15, P. M. ' 3. 14, P. M
" Winnsboro, 4 02, it. Mr. 11. (3, A. M.
ltidgoway, 4.38, P ir. 10.52, A. u.
Going South. Going North.
Leave Blaokstouk, 12.31, A. M. :.03, A. M.
Vi.ansboro, 1.11, A. Mr. 1.14, A. a1
l d g oew a y , 1 .4 9 , A . a . 1 2 .3 ( , A . mr.
Relig ous 1tices,
Associ.to Rteformed Churc'
Iev. y. M. Todd, 11 A. ir., and 8
Methclist Church-Rov. W. A.
1 ogers, 11 A. M., and 8 P ir. Sun-.
day School at 10 o'clock. Prayer
Meeting Thursday at 8 r. nr.
Episcopal Church-Rov. J. Oboar,
1ervices every Sunday ex-cpt the
2nd Sunday of thu month; at 11
o'clock A. M.
Presbyterian Church-Rev. H
13. Pratt, 11 A. u., and 8 r. i%i. Sun
day School 4 r. u. Prayer Meeting
\Vednesday 8?. rr.
Gordon Light Infantry--l. M.
We hope th-tt all candicLtes will
be nominate,l thron.h the colunns
of this paper. Special rates are
offered, in order that the claiims of
all may be put before the people.
The nbnoyance occasioned by the
continual crying of the baby at
once ceases when the cause is (as it
should be) promptly removed by
using Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup. Price
25 cents per bottle.
The proceedings of the State Board
of Education are of interest to all
teachers and school officials. The
regulations un'ler which examina
tions will be held are given. App]i.
bants had better study up, as the
stand-ird will doubtless be raised
The Philomthean Society of
Trskine College will celebrate its
thirty-sixth anniversary on the 28th
of June. Hon. James L. Or will
preside, and Hon. R. II.. Hetnphilf
will deliver the medals. The debate
will be, "Ought a lepresentative to
be bound by the will of his constitu
ents ?" Mr. James Boyce, Jr., of
North Carolina, in the aflirmuative,
and Mr. C. A. Douglass of South
Carolina, in the negative.
AROU~NTowN-."Slasher and Crash.
er" is hard to beat.
Wheat is being cut and thrashed
Look out for the police when you
are throwing ball in the streets.
The inhabitants of Irish Alley
amuse themselves these afternoons
by pitching horse-shoes.
Spring chickens arc so scarce that
housekeepers are in trouble, and
ecarcely know what to do.
A large drove of sheep passed
through town on Thursday, en route
to-we don't know where.
SThe regular meeting of the Gor,.
lon Light Infantry will be held in
Town Hall on Monday night.
Two worthless dogs were killed
'with .strychnine on Thursday. We
hope a few more will be served like
The Messrs. Bawls, of Columbia,
muiclpatof Wednesday's enter
Iisdevonftly~ to be hoped ta h
pric oficecream at religious festiva's
ailener bena cheap as at the enter
tainenton ednuesday evening.
THs 1MAY I"EsTIvA,.-The enter-~
'' tainment given at the Thespian
'Hall on WVednesday night, for the
benefit of the Episcopal church,
aa complete success. The
plas--Slshe an Cashr"and
'~ Sea of Troubles"-wore both ad
airably rendered, and provoked
enach laughter among the audience.
~he singing was very sweet indeed.
~he opening glee, sung by a num
of~e c young people,. was well
-~ :dered, and showed good braining
s *he youthful singers. The
~ WJtettes, "Gathering Shells" and
\brifting with the Tde," were sung
arable siveetness and ex..
*P~1<!)O' $to~ d diedly
"The Bell it is Ringing for S'trah," a'
coMiM song, woro buth fincly ren
dered. The instruienttl music
wat.s farnishod by the aiatuitr string
btmd, supplom<imted on thiu oce
sion by the Mos.irs. R.twis, of Co
ltumblia, both vet y fine mu: ici.mt:.
During the entertlinment riureslh
monts were served by the ladies
and judging as well from the
readiness with which the viands
went off, as from our own ex
perionco, everything was dolicious.
After the eio;wing son the y'hin
pa;op!o olnjoyow the,.u\.tives ini (d mt,
ing, which was kept up till a l-0e
hour. We are pleased to learn that
a handsome Simn, over and abovo all
expenses, wis realized.
Transfors of Real E itato.
Since our last report the follow,.
ig transfers of real estate have
been recorded in the ofice of the
county auditor :
Nancy F. Craig to J. Turner
Stewart, 2 acros in township no. 8
W. B. Creight to Jno. D. Smart,
trustee, one-half acre in township
no. 4 ; consideration $75.
Edward Randolph to James Tur
ner, 326 acres in township no. 12;
Win. M. Yongue to James B.
Turner, 114 acres in township no;
1 ; consideration $5.50.
James B. Turner to Win. M.
Yongue, 105 acres in township no.
1 ; consideration $500.
E. A. Kennedy to Jas. HI. Rion,
trustee, 238 acres in township no.
6 ; consideration $1000.
W. 13. Peakce, auditor, to H. L.
Elliott, 90 acres in township no.-;
R. M. Sims, secretary of State,
to W. R. K,nnedy, 55 acres in
township no. 5 ; consideration $220.
W. B. Poake, auditor, to W. M.
Nelson, 105 acres in township no.
13; consideration, 20.48.
H1iram S. and Rebecca C. Allen to
George H. Schwartz, 155 acres in
township no. 6 ; consideration $1000.
Patience P. Lumpkin to Reuben
P. Lumpkin, trustee, 280 acres in
township no. 5 ; consideration $1.
Patience P. Lumpkin to Jacob S.
C.mnor, trustee, 30 acres in town
ship no. 5 ; consideration $35.
Jas. L. Richmond to Jaime M.
Ra.gsdal, 195 acres in township no.
8 ; consideration $1200.
Jonith mn H. R mbb to Nancy S.
Rabb, 150 acro:s in township no. 11;
D.vid J. Soigler to R->bt. G.
Hamilton, 100 acres in township
no. 5 ; consideration' $400.
R. B. S!oan and Julia Sloan to
A. WV. Ladd, 252 acres in township
no. 12;, consideration $2300.
A. WV. Ladd to Thoes. D. Owingr,
252 acres in township no. 12 ; con
SamI. A. 0. -Estes to Curtis (5:
Estes, 141.4 acres in towvnship no. 1;
Patience P Lumnpkin to Reuben
P. Lumpkin, guardian, 250 :e in
township no. 5 ; consideration $1.
John H. Propst to Elizabeth
Brown, 200 acres in township no.
10 ; consideration $1700.
Laura M. Matthews to WilIliam
R. .Doty, 96x73 feot in the town of
Winsboro ; consideration $1000.
S. W. Ruff, sheriff, to G*. WV. Par
ker and 0. Bouknight, assignees,
123 acres in township no. 1 ; con
T. W. Erwin to Thos. Walker and
others, 57 acres in township no 8;
T. WV. E~rwvin to Morris Stroud
and Fay Cohen, 55 acres in towvnship
no. 8 ; consideration $675.
3. A. Grigsby to T. 3. Price, 185
acres in township no. 8 ; considera,t
J. A. Grigsby to T. J. Price, 116
acres i township no. 8-; considei-a
Mary A. Bookman to Marion M.
Smith, 152 acres in township no. 9;
.Matthe Dawkinis to 3. B. Olond,
20 acres in township no. 6 ; con..
M. A- RoImes t94 MMyA. Book.
69Ul@p 7Q M) &#asOVk.0
P .icnc: P. Liumpkin to Edward
L LumI1pI;)Y ii, tr'au:toi, 159 actes m
towns':i1)no. 5 ; considerafi'm 81.
. V. ' : 2,i, t) W. 1. Doty
Vn 1 ' ' . kJr, 120 arc('tc in t')Vn -
>tti:; ; ). Y , contiideration SGG0.
Ger&'ge Rivers Walkor, refereo, to
Samuel McCormick, 1100 arres in
township no. 5; considoration $925.
T. W. Erwin to R. A. and J. B.
Patrick, 720 acres in township
o..3 ;onside,ration $10.01 6 80.
jvhI R'..' P ,nLumpkin1 .to P.ti(.ltco
P. I lutt;kin, 40 1ttro" inl townViShip)
nuo. 3 ; con siden;tt.ion '100').
Pat'Citc- P. Ltump)kin to E'lward1
L. I,tlumplan, tlru:,tce, 409 nes in
township no. 3: considoration s-.
I.obt. K. L,ullpkin to Patienee P.
Lumpkin, 281 acres in township no.
5 ; colsidt;ati n $1.
Patience P. L:unpkin to Troy T.
Ilumplkin, 281 nacros in towxnship
no. 5 ; consiloration $1.
Jol A. Mc Mackin to Eliz ibeth
McMeekin, 3.50 1 in township no.
11 ; consi-lorationl $1.
Mary S. loblcy to Charnoll Boney
and O:born 11cney, 255 acres in
towniiip no. 8 ; consideition
Culp & Ragsdalo to Win. D.
Simpson, assignee, one acre in thme
town of Blackstock ; consideration
TPL'; I'UT.IC .4ChlOOl,.'.
An Inpor;ant Circular from tho State
The following circular has been
received by School Commissioner
To TE SCunot CoMIIssIONEn OF
FAIRFIELD : The first regular nheet.
ing of the State 3ard of Examuiners
was hold May 1st and 2nd. The
following resolutions are taken from
the minutes of the Board
Resolved, That in those localities
in which the number of children do
siring to attOnd school is loss than
the minimlunm nuubor proscribed by
the various boards of trustees for the
establis}h:menut of schools, teachers I
should if po rsible be procured, the
Colpena:t.ionh in such cases to be
loss than that usually allowed to the
gra.le of certiiicato held by the
Resolved, That the various school
filec(rs of this State be urged to so
cure servi es of th I-st com
p1)tent to:o.l,eS to instruct theo
c )lored chikdren, an .1 th.tt this ioard
hcIrtily COmmsnends the wlite teach
er who ba:0 horotofore engtaged in
ResolVed, Th.t Lhis U3Lvrd has re
ceived with gratification the en
cour.aging reports of the prgrs inl
education ma.de by the colored chiil
children in cortain portions of the
State, espei:dly in U.irloston.
The following rules, for the ex.
am iation of appicaLnts for the
posifla of teacher in the public
schools, weio adopted uinder the
authority given to the Sta to Board of
E uinlers ini sub1-divyiensf 2 and
3 of secton 5 of "an A.'t to alter
and amendl the School Law of South
CJarolina,"- approved March 22nd,
1 All exuninations be(for'o connly
boards of examiners imust h)o inl writ
ing. exeelpt examiunationms inl read ng,
and1( imust bo0 coniducted onl quetstionis
prepared b)y the SLate su perin tend
ont of education ; separato questions
to) be p)ropated for etch of tho three
2. The numb)er 10 to bo tihe mnx
imum mark, anid no aipplicant whose
average ait anf examinat.ion is less
than 8 on all branches sto recoivo
3. That at all examinations before
county boards, at least two members
of the board must be present.
4. That app)licants h~eoor county
boards shall be examinted in orthog
raphy, reading, wvriting, arithmetic,
geography, English grammar, his
tory of the United States and of this
5. That applicants for teachers'
State certificate nmut appear before
the State Board of Examiners at the
regular meeting, which wvill b'e hold
in Columbia during the first weolk
in May, and the first woeok in Sop..
tember of each year, and thait in
addition to the branches of studyI
mentioned in the foregoing rule said
applicants must be examined in
algebra, natual philosophy and
In accordance with tihe provisions
of rule 1, school commissioners will
be furnished with qinestions, before
each exambioMion, onl applicatio~n to
this ofilco. fThoe .questione Will lie
*ant in sedled emvelo]pesa wi"h
should be openM on 5the day 91f
examinat4ongn the presen3e et.
bar boen roeived from any sourco
whatever. These precautions should
bo observed to provent applicaente
fromu obtaining copies of the ques-,
Hioms beforo the examination, and
1lso from roc?oiviug assistal:co after
the! ex-1miation begins. The great
want in our public schools is for
b.wttor to.ehet's. Until training
schools for teachers can be estab
lishod, the State Board and the
:ounty boards must bo relied on to
securo competent instructiOr, and
for this reason great care
3hould be exercised in the oxamina
tions. I would especially urgo that
rn person b0 granted ia certificate
to,n aiition1 to othell requir
t,u'nts, has not the hii;lt moral quatli
ie'ntions which shoill ho possessed
uy every one who is entrusted with
the implortaut work of teaching the
youth of our State.
The school law gives to the State
Board of Examiners authority to
seleet a uniform series of text books
to ho used in the public sclools.
Thc books will be relected at the
next meeting of the Board, which
will ho held during the first week
in September, and it is hoped that
)y the beginning of the next school
yea:r thero will be in use, in all
:loumties in the S'ate, books well
td.ipted to the assistanee of teachers
mnd the instruction of pupils.
The Act to amend the school law
u now in the hands of the printor.
Dopies for the use of the school ofli
Jcrs in your county will be sent to
you as soonl as possible.
Huou S. THorsoX,
State Sup't. Education,
Jham'n. (ex officio) State Board Ex.
Attelltiot ! 6or-don Light Iut;tn.
'1EII: regular business meeting of your
corps will be held in Town Hall, on
11ondlay,May 20th. Roll called at 8 p. in.
iharp. A full attendance is requested.
R. M. I UEY,
may 18-t ecretary.
TlE NEWS AND HERALD.
IN the campaign th at is now opening
i'uT Nnw. An HEAIT, proposes to keep
its readeirs fully Fosted as to events oc
curring in National, Stato and County
politics. It has heretofore labored earn
esily in the ca;us,e of gooi government.
anil its efforts in future will be redoubled.
In order to ancompli"4h the greatest good,
it desires to reach every citizen of Fairfieid
County. To attain this cud the follow.
ing sp >cial rates are offered for the cain
Tri-wee'.Iy, to the 15th November, $1.50.
Weekly, to the 15th November, - - 1.00.
.ZU- Cash', in eVery case, mflust accompung
Cards nominating candidates will be
inserted at the following rates, in od.,ance:
For each candidate, 1 inch, one in
sortion, - - - - $1.00.
For the eam paign, in Weekly and
Tfri-weekly, - - - 5.00.
Pled1ges of candidates at the same iates
as the above.
Proceedings of clubs or commiunica
tions, when they contain nlomnlfations,
comoe under the rules for advertising,
But the paper will be open for the legit
imanto discussion, within rieasonable
bounds, of the merits of all those candi
dates whose names aire appearing in its
adveirt.ising columns. Equal privileges
will be accordecd to all trute Democrats.
We ask that subscriptions and nomi
nations be handed in at once.
. 1' All business commuinications
shouild he addressed to the
WINNSDQO PUBLISHING Co.
FOR THE LEGISLATfURE.
Mlessrsq. BLios:-pwnse announce H. A.
GAIL~LARtD as a candidate for the House
of Representatives, at the coming elec
Lien . The course of Mr. Oaillard in pub.
lie life has giveon general satisfaetion and
done honior to old1 Fatirfteld. In recogni
tion of' his services it is but proper thatb
ho should 1be sent to the Uouse at the
next election. This nomination is miado
entirely without tihe knonliage of the
may 1.-tf MANY FRIENDS.
FOR THLE LEGISLATURE.
At a meeting of the Oakland Democrat
lc Club of township number nix, held on
l,ho 28th of April, 1878, the following
resolution was adop)ted:
Raeoled, That this Club, rceegnir.ing
Lho fitness and ability of Hon. HI. A.
iaillard as a representative, hereby
nominato him as a candidate for ro
Extract from the minutes:
A. J. LAMAR,
may 16-txtf .Scorotary.
OTIC~E Is herel,y .given that on the
twentieth day of Jn next, Reuben
F. Liimpkin and roy T. Lumpkln,
Breotors of the w'ill of Abraa P. Lutnp.
W E have just r4ived a now and
pretty assortment of
The styles are now and pretty and the
prices will suit. the times. Call and
look at themn: they will boar the olosest
inspection, and we tako pleasure in
whowing t1hem1. Will receive in a few
days a full assortment of all goods in our
McMASTER & BRICE.
1ARSAPARILLA with Iodide of Po.
ta sa, Livor Pills, Aniso Soothing
Drops, Extract of Buchu, Cattle Powders,
('ought Candy, Cherry 1ectoral, Brown's
Cough Mixture, Arriiea Liniment, Es
sence of Ginger, Elixir of Orindelia for
Astlhuai, 1orut Lozernoges. Hair R1estorer
Estence of L''mon, 'I'ooth Powders, &o.
These Mditines will commend thom4
selves to phy:;ioians and to those persons
who desire to know what they are swat
lowing, since the recipe of each is. printed
upon its label.
FOB SALE 'T
McMASTER & BRICL
W E are. now receiving a s,1ndin
150 picees Prints.
10 " Cambrics,
10 " Crotonos..
A fine lot of Wash Poplins, beautiful.
line af white and figured Centennial
Bleached HTomespuns, Sursuokers, Cotton
Diaper, Table Linen and Damaslk,
and the prettiest assortment Taiq.
Cloths and Doylies to matolz
in thme market, and many
other goods which
pleaso call and
A full line of Straw, Felt and Wool
We have always taken a pride in our
Shoe department. We can now say that
we have the most complete stock of
shoes evel* brought to this market,
GIVE US A CALL,.
rp HE first House in town to rode
I.Whiskey to ten cents a drink, Bler
to five cents a glass and Billiards fifteen
cnts per game. Ilaving a large and well
soleotedt lot of Pure Liquors on hand of
which the following are a few of the
Pure old Kentucky Bourbon, Cabinet,
XXXX andl Baker lRye, Sour Mash Stono
Mountain Corn, a spooeialty, Ooga,
California, Poeachm and Apple Bran dies.
Champagne, Shorry and Port Wi1nes,
Cinoinn ti Lager Beer always kept on
it.e, and all sorts of fancy and cool drinkg
prepared in the most tasty manner at
april 30-tt J. D. MeOARtLEY.
LEATHER, 1 LEATHER) *
Harness, Uipper, Busset Kin u
Lalfskin~ Leather, which we E4#1.g.Alj#s