Thursday, January 5, - 1899.
-Read bank veport.
-Io response the querry, "Do hogs
pay?'' a Missouri editor says: "A
great many of them do not. They
will take your paper several years and
not pay for it. and then send it back
marked 'refuw-ed.' "
-Mrs. Mer"na Gregg, an aunt of
Dr. B. J Qua. tlebeum, of this place,
died at her norne in Charieston on Sun
day, January. 1st. Mrs. Gregg was
eightn-eight years of age. The fune
ral services were held on Monday.
- ine Cieaison students who spent
Chrtmai a nome have returned to
colleg&e zftir two weeks of holiday.
Oar represeutativs at this college -,re
M .R. Edgar Matthews, Gregg
M!xMaster, Mer t Qiattlebaum, Tom
McMaster ar ~nUmmings.
-The Re - qerald states that
- Cart. P .r, of the Catawba
Rifls oably be elected to fill
the .n the Palmetto Regiment.
T. .cv was made by the death Of
S C~.h aeph K. Alston, who held a
maj -r's commision in this regiment.
- We ackoowledge the receipt of
sev'. al calenders for 1599 sent us by
C. 1. lood & Co. The 'alender sent
ou: y this company is a very hand
some onc, the subject being "The
Aniican Gir." It is pretty and
arttic. These c;lend; i i may be ob
taine-d from rggw=
-Monday was the next to the
coldest day tihat we .have had this
wi: fer, the rerreur naving fal!eu on
thai mornig -o 1 derees. Severe
colu haz been prevailog throughout
the North and.l West, and in conze
queneeof this bizzard ihe train- from
the nortb hpave bc-en :te for several
-O. Wedir.esdav moruing Field and
Hlausons mnstrels hut a parade and
conce r. T,'.e mu icians marched
from teir c-r, wich s side tracked
at the freight depot, to the court
house, where they stoi:ped and ren
dered severa! sEcectiors. The bind is
a fine one and t;e music soon drew a
-The colored people here let Eman
cipation Day pas Dy witboat celebrat
ng it in any way. UGuily th- day is
celebrated with parades, speecbes and
is wound up by a supper, but for
some reason no interest seemed to be
take in the day, although in many
oti- 'ces the day was celebrated in
.ti..nortning at eleven o'clock the
Lvwedding of Mr. Charles Stevrenson to
Miss Mary E, Mellaster will take
place, Rev. C. E. McDonald perform
ing the ceremony. After the ceremony
the bride and soami will leave on the
noon train for Port Tampa, Florida,
where they wil! visit Mr. and Mrs.
*-The Second South Carolina Regi
mei:t sailed from Savauinah on Tues
day for Cuba on board the transport
Rou'nania. From the accounts given
of their departure, the men were
happy atd saredi for Cuba in high
spi~its. The people of the State will
feel the deep~est interest in this regi
msan- duri. : its stay in Cuba.
-Field and Hanson'% Minstrels ar
rived her e on Wcanesday arad gave a
pe ma.ic:. inTepa H all Wed
- " nesday igh~t. Tfhe comp~any Will play
in '>humbia to-night. Entertainments
of any kind are few and far between
in Wiunsb:0, ais companies generally
paw. us be, antd when ons does stop
the pcpie are a-t to) attend and the
sho.w geneexiiy hwec very good audi
--Ut Wed x-dar mnOt:ijg, January
111... Miss Lizzie T. Serig will be
mna:1 ed to1 Dr. Wolfe. The ceremony
wi.n hepe fortnned by Dr:. D). E. Jor
dae and wiui t ake place at the residence
of Uae bride'a paewt. Dr. Wolfe has
rec.~ttly been appointed surge~on in the
-Uni'ed States arue -a I is at present
stationed wi:h ihis regiment at Hunts
ville, Ahi. Aim~ the wedding the
bride andi groom wil ;; to Runtsville.
-On. Wednesday, JTauuary 18th,
1899, Miss Rua: Mer~ Jones, eldest
daughter of Judge 1r;a B. Jones, of
Lancaster, will be married to Dr.
Paul B. Mario:', or Len isville, Cuester
County. The wedding will take place
at t'.e reside::ee of the b'ride's parentsi
Miss done; a'ts visited1 here and is
most pleasaintly remembered by all
who met her. Miss T1. C. Elliott will
be present at the wedding and will be
one of the brdesmaide.
For Over Fifty Years.
MRS. W:NSLoW'S SOOTHING STRUI
has beau used for over fifty years by.
millious of mothers for their children
while teething, with perfect success.
It soothes the ... s oftens the gums,
alrys all pai', enres wind colic, and is
the best rea~d 'or d iarrhcea. It will
relieve the po little sufferer imme
diately. Sol ' druggists in evelry
;mr! ot the world Twenty-five cents
a rette U' su an. d ask for "Mrs
Wm"siow'.-, a:3 h Syrup," and take
no other kl. 5-26tx1y
- - - o x s ': .5 .
so a o . J OBEAR Drug
Sore lungs, pain in the chebSan1 -
fal breathing are qkicklyrelievd
cured by the old relable peCi Dr.
Bail's Cougra Syrp. This remark
able remedy breaks up a cold in one
night and is, withoUt doubt# the very
best medicine for all affections of the
throat and lungs. It has cured thou
sands and will cure you. Itneverdis
appoints. Try it at once.
Will quickly heal Sore Lungs.
Doses are small and pleasant to take. 1octors
recommend it. Price 25 cents. At all druggists.
CONflG AND GOING.
Mr. C. S. Matthews has returned to
Paitops, Virginia, after spending the
holidays with his parents.
Lieut. Richard H. McMaster, U. S.
A., is visiting bis parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Richard N. McMaster.
The regular monthly convocation of
Ainnsboro Chapter No. 2, . A. M.,
wi'l be held in Masonic Hall this
(Thursday) evening at 7.30 o'clock.
By order of the E. H. P.
C. M Chandler,
The following sales were .made on
The G. T. Sims property was not
offered for sale. The bid made at the
former sale was transferred to W. J.
The J. K. Davis property was bid
off by Fanny C. Powell for $7,300.
Send your address to H. E. Bucklen -
i Co., Chicago, and get a free sample
box of r. King's New Life Pills. A
trial will couvince you of their merits.
These pills are easy in action and are
particutarly effective in the cure of
Constipation and Sick Headache. Far
Malaria and Liver troubles they have 1
been proved invaluable. They are I
guaranteed to be perfectly free from
every deleterinss substance and to be
purely vegetable. They do not weaken
by their action, but by giving tone to
stomach and bowels greatly invigorate
the system. Regular size 25c. per box. 4
Sold by McMaster Co., Druggists. 2
Winter Tourist Rates via Southern Rall
The Southern Railvay placed on
sale November 1st round trip tourist
tickets to all important winter resorts1
in Georgia and Florida. Also to Nas- <
san and Cuban points. These tickets
will be on sale until April 30th, final1
limit returning May 31st.
For further information apply to<
any Southern Railway agent, or J. B. 1
Hey ward, Traveling Passenger Agent,1
Aagusta, Ga. -
The results of the first ;term exami
nations at the South Carolina College
have been announced and .the follow- I
ing are the marks of the students
from Fairfield: C
Misis A. F. Davis, Winnsboro, a
highly distinguished in ethics, logic,
civics, geology; distinguished in I
E. L~. Craig, proficient in Greek. 1
A. I.. Gasque, Fairfield, proficient I
in aglish, history, mathematics,
Lati-a biology and pedagogy.
WINTHEOP's ANNUAL REPORT.
A part of the annual report of the 1
trustees of Winthrop College has been
published in the Rock Hill Herald
ai~d ie of great interest. The report
is no:w being printed by the State 1
printer. According to this report the
total number of pupils admitted this
session is 463 and five states are rep-.
resenead in the student body. Fair
field County is well represented at
Winthrop, as there are sixteen young
ladies from this county attending the
college It is found that sixty pere
cent of the number enrolled could not
ave attended any college this session
if Winthrop hsd not brought educa
tonA within their reach. Last summer I
the number o'f applicants for admis-a
sion to, the college reached five hun
dred, but only two hund red and sixty-i
two ccould be accommodated in the
dormizory. Li connection with the I
college is a large~ farm and dairy and
recently a large orchard has been set ~
out and the board expects to can s
fruit and vegetables for the use of the C
college and thus save the college a ~
large amo~unt of money.
C.atarrh Cennot be Cured
with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as
they canrot reach the seat of the dig- d
ease. Catarrh is a blood or constitu- E
tional disease, and in order to cure it
you munst take internal remedies.
H all's C'~ta.zrh Care is taken internally,.
and a ts directly on the blood and
muco's sr ifaces. Hall's Cararrh Cure
is not a , aack medicine. It was pre
scrbed4 by one of the best physic'ans
in this country for years, arnd is a
rea ar re ascriptioni. It is composed
of the~ bes tonics known, combined
wthi te best blood puifiers, acting
direct ly on the mucuons surfaces. The C
perftzt combiurtion of the two ingre
dients is hat produces such wonder
fl resai1lis in curin'g Catarrh. Sandl
for testimbonials, free.
F. J CiIENEY & CO., Props.,
Sold by Dragaists, pr ice 75c.
THIE ANNUAL MEEtiNG OF
the St.ockholders of The Winnisboro
Bank will be held in the President's
room on Thursday, January 5th, 1899.
JA MES Q. D AVIS,
SUGGESTIONS. TO THE GKWERAL
To the Editor of The News ond Herald:
We have had one of the quietest
Christmates I have ever seen, less
drinking and no fussing. It is said:
"It is an ill wind that blowe no good."
A part of tLis vuiet time can be attri
buted to the hard times financially. If
we cannot have plenty, let us have
peace with what we have. The finan
cial condition of the county is alarm
ing; if ever times were harder it cer
tainly was before my recolteetion.
When the financial crisis came, wise
business men of all pursuits cut down
their expenses and called a halt. It is
said that wise men shut the house
when they see the storm coming. Has
the State of South Carolina ever found
out that there are hard times, has she
done one thing in these 3 ears to lesEen
the public experse, whereby the taxes
might be reduced? Does she know
that the people are trying to pay the
most extravagant tax that has been
levied since reconstruction, all things
considered? Have they ever thought
how long the agricultural people could
stand, this? Do they not know that
many property owners cannot pay the
pretrnt tax unless they can borrow the
mot ey in some way? Why has the
once prospesous people come down so
'apt! Why have they to-day been
r din in old buggies and wcaring old
clotht ? Is it not on account of hard
timu? If it is right and necessary for
the subjects of South Carolina to be
economical, is it not just and i ight and
necessary that the Stste should call a
Our representative body will soon
convene. They are fine, well posted
people, especially from this county; no
>ne kiows better thin they that the I
taxes are too high and that they are
taken fro 2 a peop!e often that have to
buy bread on time with money often
>rrowed on that wonderful thing,
hbe poor man's friend-the lien. This
aw has done more to keep a large
lass of white people pocr and needy
an any law ever placed on the stat
ites. It his done more to ruin the
abor of the country aid make tramps
ut of once good laboring t'egroes
bau all other laws co)mbined. Some
will ask how can the taxes be reduce]?
imply by reducing the county and
itate expenses. Knock out a lot of
urplus offices; let one in some cases
lo the work of two. Reduco this a
ormous County Board, and let three t
non do the work of fifteen in the C
.ame time. Let the County Super
visor get in the saddle ond close the
)fice, and let him see that every day's.
bor that the county is entitled to as
>blic highway duty is properly put
u at time when it will best serve the
~ount V; let him see the creeks and
ranches and gullies that the people j
ant bridged over; let out the con- 'i
imef, and stop paying to lhave ~
ians and especiallthinkow th
ug about the hard times. Their sal- t
hry is the same now when one dollar i
tas twice as much purchasing power
B it had ten years ago. Politicians
uly pay debts of gratitude; tickle me
nd I wili tickle you or your brother -
Fim. If you pick a little fellow and
nd him to the Legislature, the first -
ing you know he has a Governor's !
tee in his ear. Big head kills horses,
ut it is not so fatal in men.
A Clod Hopper.
AN OLD BELIC.
Mrs. Pool of this place has in her
osession a sauffbox that is over one
undred years old. This box be
nged to her father when a boy and
ras carried by him on the waters for
igteen years and during the war o E
812. -Mrs. Pool's father was a Dastive
f Rhode Island, but after the war of
812 he came to the South and settled
Fairfied county, this State.-Rock
Beats the Klondike.1
Mr. A. C. Thomas, of Marysville,
ex., has found a more valuable dis
overy than has yet been made in the -
londike. For years he suffered un
old agony from consumption, accom- ..
~anied by hemorrhages; and was ab
olutely cured by Dr. King's New
)iscovery for Consumption, Coughs ..
,nd Colds. He declares that gola is I
I little value in comparison with this
aarvelous cure; would have it, even
fit cost a hundred dollars a bottle.
Lstma, Bronchitis and all throat and
mgno affections are positively cured by
rKig's New Discovery for Con
mption. Trial bottles free at lic
[ser Co.'s Drug Store. Regular
ize 50 ets. and $1.00. Guaranteed to:
ure or price refunded. 2
SAML. LIN(DSAY, M. DE tl
W INNSBORO, SE C.b
Office at Mrs. Ellen Cathcart's, n
oor to Jno. H. McMaster & Co.'s D -
3&'Night call at Winnsboro Ho I
THE ANNUALSbTOUKHOLD b
ee iug of the Fairfield Cotton Mls C
ill belheld Jan~ury 12:b, 1899, a 3O0
'clock, in the President's roorns be
Vinsbo Bank.J. . *
1-31w Secretary and Treer.
Notice to Trespas
All persons, irrespective for,
Lre forbidden to hunt, fish res-e1
~assing on our lands.f
TI. W. WOOD ,
T. W. R fl> 1
T.G. ROB e r
W.R. RAB n2
W.RDOTY EE a
FRANKsM. . e
A and Complete Treatment, consisting of
SUPPOSITORIES, Capsules of Ointment and two
Boxes of Ointment. A never-failing cure for Piles
of every nature and degree. It makes an operation
with the knife, which is painful, and ofter results
in death, unnecessary. Why endure this terrible
diseas? We pack a Written Guarantee in each
S. Box. No Cure, No Pay. - oc. and $t a box, 6 for
t5. Sent *y mail. Samples free
OINTMEqNT, 25c. and 50a.
01,9d, Pile Prevented, by
CONSTIPATION ,"''-'Liver Pellets, the
reat LIVER and STOMACH REGULATORand
LOOD PURIFIER. Small, mild and pleasant
to take: especially adapted for children's use. 5o
doses :5 cents.
FREE.-A vial of these famous little Pellets will
be given with a $r box or more of Pile Cure.
No-rcie-THE GENUINE FRESH JAPANESE "L.
CURE for sale only by
J. J. OBEAR, Druggist,
IWinnsboro, S. C.
ELEVENTH QUARTERLY REPORT OF
TIM WIBIORO BRK,
Of Winnsboro, S. C.
At the close of business Dec. 31, 1898
Loans, - - - - $229,169 36
verdrafts secured and un
unsecured, - - 40,782 52
Real Estate, - 7,850 00
Warehouse, - - 4,764 90
Furniture and fixtures, - - 1,583 40
Due from other banks, - 39,469 00
Casb, ----- 20,121 50
Total, - - - - $343,740 68
Dapital stock, - - $120,700 00
[Jndivided profits, - - 16,450 80
Dividends unpaid, - - 4,828 00
Bills payable, - - - 25,000 00
[ndividual deposits, - - 173,798 69
Due to other banks, - - 2,963 19
Total, - - - - $43,740 68
TATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,I
County of Fairfield. Ss.
Before me personally comes James
). Davis, Cashier of The Winnsboro
3ank, and makes oath that the above
tatement is correct to the best of his
nowledge and belief.
JAMES Q. DAVIS,
Sworn to and subscribed before me
his 4th day of January, 1899.
W. G. JORDAN,
Attest correct :
T. W. LAUDERDALE,
W. R. RABn,
BY VIRTUE OF AN EXECUTION
o me directed, I have levied upon
nd will rell to the highest cash bidder
efore the Gourt House door in Winns
ro, S. C , on January 7, 1899, one
ngine and boiler, one brick machine,
nd all tools and implements attached
nd belonging thereto. Levied on as
he property of J. D. Neal at the suit
f DesPortes Mercantile Company.
R. E. ELLISON, S. F. C.
Winnsboro, S. C., Dec. 22, 1898.
N otice to Voters
The Books of Registration for the
ext Muniicipal Election, to be held on
pril 3rd next for Intendant and four
Vardensi for the town of -W'n~o
.C., will be pe for l~r~ ateii
,atcrt on uii1,1899, aadl
ised .April 1, 1 99. All voters in
his election are re aired to register
J. E. LOAN,
W. M. CATBCART,
Supervisor of Registratton.
ETERYBODY TO KNOW
h tt e have Fruit Cake in one
ddlyepound tins. Raisins
u pvery shape. Currants,
Clne Figs, Dates. National
Biscuit Co.'s Cakes in endless
Soda Biscuits fresh every
When in need of anything 1
good to eat call on us.
ortify the body against disease
STutt's Liver Pills, an abso
eure for sick headache, dys
epsia, sour-stomach, malaria,
:nstipation, jaundice, bilio=
ess and all kindred troubi
The Fly-Wheel of Life"
)r. Tutt; Your Liver Pills are
i fly-wheeflife. I shall ever
e grateful for the accident tiot
rought them tomy notice.! Qd
s if I had a new le:.se of
Fairleigh, Platte Cannion, C
utt's Liver Pia
When You Have a Bad Cold
You want the best medicine that can
obtained, and that is Chamberlain's
You want a remedy that will not
Ily give quick relief but effect a per
You want a remaedy that will relieve
te lungs and keep expectoration easy.
Y u want a remnedy I bat will coun
ract an3y tendency toward pneumno
You jwant a remedy that is pleasant
ud sa'e to take.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is the
aly medicine in use that meets all of
ese raquirements. This remedy is
uOus- for its cures of bad coids1
irouhout the United States and in
iany ioreign countries. It has many
valsbut, for the speedy and perma
ent tire of bad colds, stands wIthont
peeg.and its splandid qualhties are
rerywhere admired and praised. For
Ie lly McMaster Co., druggists.
OUR PREPARATIONS FOR
thorough and our stock is now ready fA
The fact that low price cotton makes m
to render good service by showing a gi
reached with cheaD cotton.
We call the ladies special attention
to our fine stock of seasonable Dress
Goods, Novelties in plain and fizurel
Venetians, mixed effects in Silk and
Wool, a great variety of Coloring'.
Cotton Goods bve never heen as cheap
as now. We have a fall stock of all
Staple Cotton Goods, with great varie
ty in oolors of Prints, Percales, etc.
Our fall stock is the most complete,
newest, and most stylish we have ever
shown. We can fournish you the best
work and up-to-date goods at prices to
We are hustling for trade and wi
you and save you money. The best go
The W. B. Corsets <
teligent woman. '7
health, comfort, app
"head" of the Cors
hundreds of styles tc
object other than n
every visitor to her d
on earth. Be sure an
Sstyles I have in stock.
~Q. D. WIi
The next session begins September 20
aupil is required to pay an entrance fel
TUITION.-Scholars in the Graded Set
zoept in oases where they take up extra
)ae extra, 75 cents per month; two ecti
Literary course, 75 cents per
Each higher course include all that pi
a private families.
The reserd of the scholars of this sekh
keir standing in the higher colleges, is t
WFor farsker partioulars addresd,
W. H. V9
P'ERSONS INDEBTED TO ME
~or any of the above stock since last
Ipring and giving their notes for- same,
;aid notes falling due on the first of
)clober and the first of November,
898, will prepare to meet the same, as
rompt payment will be required.
~-dSTILL A FEW
Bugies.~ ON H AND.
COWS and CALVES.
I still have a'.few on hand. I wil
>ay the highest cash price for i oor'
:attle it healthy and younig.
Winnsboro, 8. C.
YOUR FALL NEEDS HAS BEEN
or your inspection-NEW and BRIGFIT.
oney scarce, spurs us to greater efforts
cat variety and at prices that can be
We have taken more than usual care
to have our shoe stock compIete and of
the best. Try us for any style shoe
you want; we will show you good
goods at low prices.
We have some good values in
Men's and Boyb', cheap.
A fine line of Neckwear. Gents'
Hats in all styles-new shapes in stiff
and soft hats-prices low. Gents'
Shirts, Collars and Cuffs.
l supply your wants in a way to please
ds at lowest prices is our aim.
L & RUFFe.
eserve the attention of every in
'hey possess merits that combine
rance and economy to a degree
Such is the opinion of the
t Department-of one who has
> show and sel4 and who has no
aking a permanent patron of
invited to call and see
d inspect the different
~Ro: s. C.
,1897, and enids June 24, 189S. Each
of 50 eents to meet contingent ex
ool are not required to pay tuition,
studies in the Collegiate Department.
e, $1.00 per month.
assical course, $1.50 per month.
ecde. Good board can be obteaed~
>o1 at competitive .sazaiations, and
he best guarantee of its effieiency.
IT HERPW, Principal
Porto Rico lolasses
Captured by the First S, C. Rlegiment
at the evacuation of San Juan.
RSH CIUP .YTY HAMS. ALSO
FRESH Gli'CEiM S OF A LL
KIND, AND CHEAP.
This list is intended to aid you in
choosing presents for young ladies.
Next week we shall suggest
Solid Silver Manicure Pieces, in sets or
single, Shoe Horns, Shoe Hooks,
Nail Files, Knives, Polishers,
Perfume B->tt!es Vinai
grettes. Stamp iBoxes,
Pins, Combs and Brushes,
Hand and Stand Mirrors, Hat
Brushes, Paper Cutters, B'ot:ers.
Seals, Writing Sets aed Tablets, Per
pelual Calendars, Bracelets, in solid
gold and silver, Powder Boxes, in cut
Olass, Fine( Lamps, Cuff Buttons, Shirt
Waist Bui tcno, Largnette Watch
Dhains, WatCees, Rings, in great vat ie
Ly, Thimbles. Souvenir Spoons, Bon
cier Clocks, Memorandum Tablets,
Gold Pens, Scissors, Tooth Pzwder
Bottles, Fine Umbrelias, and hundreds
)f other things.
nPUome in, we cin aid you.
0 iEvery zood, but cheaper than
10 PER CENT REDUUTION.
R. BRAIDTp Jewlr,
CHESTER, S. U.
PIE EASY RNm
IHE MOST MODiRN SEWIN
MACHINE OF THEAG
'Unequaled for- zs
*Range of Work,
Old Sewing Machines taken in ex
Dealers wanted in unoccupied tern.
ory. Correspondence solicited.
. II. DERBY2HIJRE,
GENERAL AGU T.
EBEL BUILDING, VA
LIMI T ED
time we are prepared to
These Wheels are in
No. 1 Condition
md are offered at reduced
prices, being shop worn.
JORDAN & DAVIS
MONEY TO LOAN.
On faring landa. Easy payments.
No commissions harged. Borrower
~ays aetual est of perfecting loan.
nterest S per cent.
JOHN B. PALMER & sON,
Columbia, S. C.,
or A. S. & W. D. DOUGL ASS,
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