Saturday. January 14, - 1899.
-See Sheriff's sale.
-Read Clerk's sale elsewhere.
-Read the Governor's proclama
tions in reference to the burning of
R. T. Blairs's dwelling house and
-The cold weather affected the
town clock and for a while it did not
run. It has thawed now however and
is keeping good time as usual.
-Tbe people who live near the
Cowpens battle ground are preparing
to celebrate the 19th anniversary of
the battle of Cowpens, on the 17th of
this month, and they hope in the
future, says the Gaffney Ledger, to
observe ,the day, every year in the
- John H. McMaster & Co. have
commenced the new year on the right
line-advertising. They Invite the
public to examine their stock. They
have just added a new and full set of
aparatus to their prescription depart.
ment. Dr. T. E. Dowling is with this
- firm, and his care, skill and accom
modation are well known by the pub
-Pedestrians had to be exceedingly
cautious on Thursday, for the pave
ments were frozen over and were as
smooth as glass. Almost every one
who ventured out had a fall, and the
sight of the most staid and dignified
citizens measuring their length on the
Ice was a great source of amusement
to the smoll boys who thought the
freeze great fan. Fortunately none of
the falls resulted in any serious hurts.
-The State of Friday publishes
the account of a meeting of the Press
Association committee whioh was held
in Columbia on Thursday evening.
The annual exenrsion was discussed,
and various places were suggested,
one of the proposed places being Caba,
but as the trip is made in summer,
yellow jever will prevent that being
chosen. Niagara Falls was also spoken
of, but the matter was left to a com
mittee to decide.
-The freeze .that we have had for
the past few days, while making
everything beautiful to look at, has
proved disastrous to some of the
trees, the weight of the ice having
broken off boughs, and the telephone
wires have also suffered. On Friday
no telephone esnnection could be
made with Rockton, and the wire
connecting the frctory with town, as
well as several other wires were down,
causing considerable inconvenience.
Mile~ns @iven Away.
It is certainly gratifying to the pub
lic to know of one concern in the land
who are not afraid to be generous to
the DeSCLy ard suafering. The proprie
toe of Dr. King's New Discovery for
Consumption, Coughs and Colds, have
given away over ten' million trial bot
tles of this great medicine; and have
the satisfaction of knowing it has ab
solutely cured thousands of hopeless
cases. Asthma, Brohchitis, Hearse
ness and all diseases of the Throat,
Chest and Lungs are sared by it. Call
en McMaster Co , druggists, and get a
trial bottle free. Regular size 50c. and
-$1. Every bottle guaranteed, or price
coMING AND GOING.
Mrs. Eberhart, of Columbia, was
present at the Gerig-Wolfe wedding
* Mr. W. F. Brown is visiting rela
tives in Tairfield County.-Newberry
Herald and News.
* Mrs. Baxter Moore, of Charlotte.
came down on Friday to attend Mrs.
Miss T. C. Elliott leaves to-day for
Lancaster iwhere she will be one of
the rattendants at the Jones-Marion
wedding o3 the 13th.
The governor has offered a reward
* of $100 for the arres6 and conviction
of the party or parties who set fire to
* - the buildings of Mr. R. T. Blair which
were recently burned near Ridgeway.
On September 1st, 1898, Mr. Blair's
- barn was burned; on January 1st
another barn was destroyed by fire
and on January 5th his dwelling went
up in flames. The fires are thought
* to have been of incendiary origin and
the governor was urged to ofer a
reward which has been done. Mr.
Blair's friends believe that he has been
a victim of incendiaries and the re
ward may result in the apprehension
of the guilty parties.
For Over Fifty Years.
M~s. WzisLow's SooTHI2(G SmEUi
has been used for over fifty years by
millions of mothers for their childr en
while teething, with perfect success.
It soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wind colic, and is
the best ren.edy for diarrhcea. It will
relieve the poor little sufferer imme
diately. Sold by druggists in every
part of tbe world. Twenty-five cents
a bottle. Be sure and ask for "Mrs
Winslow's Soothing Syrup," and take
no other kind. 6-26txly
THE of Me.
R~ ENCH REMEDY produces the above result
.n30 day s. Cures N.rweus Dnliy~ imppenc,
Yancoccle, Feouiug Msserey. Stops all .urais ane
losses caused by emees of youth. It wards ot In
od ad OlMe recoer Yur. ior It
iives vigor ands-:e to sorionken orgars, and fits
a man for business or marriage. Essdy carnied is
the vest pocket. Price~f ~7 6 Boxes $2-54
eyal is ain pat. e T T~ Im witrh
One of the most distressing sights, is
to see a child almost chokng with
the dreadful whoog-cou Give
the child Dr. Bull' rp the
greatest pulmonary reme and re
lief will come at once, the coughing
spells will ro-occur less frequently,
and, ins few days, the sufferer will be
entirely cured. No other remedy can
boast of so many cures.
Cures Whooping-Cough quickly.
Doses are small and pleasant to take. Doctors
recommend it, *Price 25 cents. At anl druggists.
DEATH OFMRS. E. C. ROBERTSON.
We take from the Charlotte Ob
server of Thursday the following
notice of the death of Mrs. E. C.
Robertson, who was for many year.,
a resident of this town. The news of
her death has saddened many heacts,
as she was loved by many and the
sympatbies of the!community are with
the family. The remains were broulit
from Cbarlotte on the moon train and
were taken from the train to the
Episcopal cemetery, where the inter
ment was made in the family lot.
Rev. Benj. Allston conducted the
Mrs. Elizabeth Caroline Robertson
died suddenly yesterday afternoon at
5 o'clock, at the residence of her son,
Capt. Thomas Ross Robertson, on
West Trade street.
The news will be a painful surprise
to those of Mrs. Robertson's relatives
and friends who knew not that she
wp sick. She had not been well for
saeral week', but her family thought
her sickness attendant upon cod and
the feebleness of age. She was able
to be up and about the house and did
not take her bed until 3 o'clock yester
day afternoen. She died from heart
failure a' 5 o'clock.
Deceased was born in Fairfield
cooty, S. C., in 1825, and was there
fore 74 years of age. She was the
widow of Judge William R. Robert
son, of Winnsboro. They had three
children-all sons. One died when
very young, another was killed in the
Confederate army, and Capt. T. R.
Robertson, who survives.
After Capt. Robertson's marriage
Mrs. Robertson came to Charlotte to
live. She was a sweet, gentle spirit;
kind-hearted, strong in her convic
tions and principles; charitable an!
good. She was a devout member of
the Episcopal Church, and died as she
had lived, loyal to her church and in
faith looking to Him the great Head
of the church.
The remains will be taken to Winns
boro to-morrow morning for burial,
the interment taking place soon after
the arrival of the train.
Capt. Robertson, who is with his
regiment in Cuba, was cabled yester
day. He will not, of course, return.
Mrs. Robertson has been sicki for
several days, and will not be -able to
attend the funcral. Mr. W. R. Robert
son and Misses Bessie and Julia
Robertson, grand children of de
eased, will accompany the remains to
Buckler's Aruica Salve.
The Best Salve in the world for Cuts,
ruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands,
Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin Erup
tions, an<d1positively cures Piles, or no
pay required. It is guarantecd to give
perfect satisfaction, or money refund
ed. Price 25 cenas per box. For saia
by McMaster Co.
BUCE LICK SQUIBS.
Christmas has come and gone and the
new year ha~s brenght many changes
In our midst. A good many have
made new homes and every one nas
gone to work with new life, hoping to
do better in the future. The farmers
have started to prepare their land for
another crop. Mr. T. E. draith is
breaking up his old pasture and will
plant it this year.
Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Peay will leaive
in a few days to make their hcme in
Greenwood. We are sorry to part
with such good neighbors. They will
be badly missed in our neighborhood.
Mr. W. C. reay will take charge of
Mrs, Herbert Cason and daughter
are visiting here.
Mr. T. E. Smith will not have the
weat he was expecting, as his seed
was bad; but he has plenty of cotton
seed on the laud and will plant it in
spring oats, and get there just the same.
There was a dinner given on the 5th
inst. at Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Smith's.
Quits a crowd was present and all
spent a ve~ry pleasant time.
Mr. R. !L Hallford spent Christmas
-The health of the community is,
Mrs. Mary Gibson is up again.
Messrs. Samue! Cassels and Liw
rence Gibson spent Christmas with
The Christmas tree at the Flint Hlill
school house was quite a success.
A bappy new year to THE NEWS
AN HERALD. Pansy
January 11, 1899
A Clever Triek.
It certainly looksiike it, but there ja
really no trick about it. Anybody
ca try it who has Lame Back and
Weak Kidneys, Malaria or nervous
troubles. We mean he can cnre him
self right away by taking Electric
Bitters. This medicine tones up the
whole system, acts as a stimn'ant to
he Liver and Kidr'eys, is a blood
purifier and nerve tonic. It cures
Constipation, Headache, Fainting
Spells, Sleeptessness and Melancholy.
It is purely vegetable, a mild !axative,
and restores the system to its natural
vigor. Try Electric Bitters and be
cnvinced that they are a miracle
worker. Every bottle guaranteed.
Only 50c a bottle at McMaster Co.'s
drug store. 3
Catarrh Cannot be Cured
with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as
they cannot reach the seat of the dis
ease. Catarrh is a blood or constitu
iional disease, and in order to cure it
you must take internal remedies.
Ii1al Cata.rh Cure is taken internally,
and acts directly on the blood and
mucous surfaces. Hall's Catarrh Cure
is not a quack medicine. It was prp
cribed by one of the best physic-ans 1
in this country for years, and is a
regular prescription. It is composed I
of th:: best tonics known, combined
wit!i the best blood puifiers, acting
direcly on the mucuons surfaces. The
perfect combiartion of the two inore
dlents is what produces such wonaer- i
ful resnlis in curing Catarrh. Sand
for testimonials, free.
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props.,
Sold by Druggists, pi ice 75c.
SAML. LLNDSAY, M. D.
WINNSBORO, S. C.
Oflicc at Mrs. Ellen Catheart's, next
door to Jno. H. MeMaster & Co.'s Drug
pjW.Night call at Winnsbor 1C
Notice to Greditors.
ALL PERSONS INDEBTED TO
th'e <tate of Fred Scruggs, deceased,
arr hereby notified to make payment
tc ?h- nndersigned, and all persons
bo.c g claims against said estate are
rey; :ed to present them duly attested
to i' undersigned.
R. A. MEARES,
1-j 0-3t Administrator.
BY VIRTUE OF AN EXECUTION
to me directed, I have levied upon
an" will sell to the highest cash bidder
beore the Court House door in Winna
b.r., S. C., on the first Monday in
Febraary, one engine and boiler, one
br.ik machine, and all tools and imple
mente attached and belonging thereto.
0 - b
Le'.d on as the property of J. D.
Neal t the suit of DesPortes Mercan
R. E. ELLISON, S. F. C.
Wismsboro, S. C., Jan. 13, 1899. a
'ME PUBLIC TO CALL AND EX
a'ai!e our stock of DRUGS and
MEDICINES. We have just new
ly equipped our
Premrigeno Degart t
with-a fall set of apparatas, and
every thing trusted to our care will
receive the attention of Dr. T. E.
DOWLING, an experienced phar-.
JI.e als e Co.
EVERYBODY TO KNOW ,w
hait we have Freit Cake in one d
sad five-pound tins. Raisins
nu every shape. Carrants,
Citron, Figs, Dates. National
!Ziscuit Co.'s Cakes in endless
Scda Biscuits fresh every
When in need of anything
good to eat call on us.
F. M. HABENICHI.
FORTY NICE TENNESSEE AND
KENTUCKY MULES at my stables
in Winnsboro, from three to five years
od. These mules can be bought cheap
for cash or on good bankable paper,
pa~abie in the Fall. Come one, come
all a nio need good mnles. I will ex- 1
ch:tne them for broken down mules]
or plug mulea.
I nLo have a fetw good Mares and a
couple of goodI saddle Horses, one
ne w Two-horse Wagon and one good
Seco d-band Buggy.
I nlso keep on hand a few
MILCH COWS 1
and 'vill sell them cheap for cash or
excange themt for dry cattle. Always 1
ready for a trade.
I hare engaged Mr. S. B. CRAW
FORD) for the season, and he will be
pleaucd to see any and all of his many
Winntsboro, S. U.
A RIANM creCosiptin n
ANew and Comnit Trcatmnent, Consisting c
UPOSTORI !:S, 'Cpults of Ointment ad twc
,oxes of Ointment. A never-failing cure for Pile
f every nature and degree. It makc anr. operatior
Vith the knife, which is painful, anid ten result
n death, unneces ry. Wh endure this terribi
iseaSO? We 92,-k a Written CGiarantca in eaci
1; Box. No Cure, No Pay. wo.and ti a box, 6 fo
5. Sent by rail. Samples tree
OINTMENT, 25c. and4 50c.
3ONSTI PATION Cured., Mi Preranted, b
I 1ananese Liver Pellets, th(
reat LIVERaid STOMACH REGULATOR and
;LOOD FUR.FIER. Small, mild and pleasan:
o take: especially adapted for childrcn's use. 5
oses 25 cents.
FREE.-A vinl of these famous Iutle Pellets wi!
)given with a $t box or more Of Pi- Cure.
NoriCE-TmE GENUINE raEsHt JAPANESE r11L.
tRs for sale only by
J. J. OBEAR, DruggistN
:Winnsboro, S. C.
N otice to Voters
The Books of Registration for the
ext Municipal Election, to be held on
pril 3rd next for Intendant and fout
Vardens for the town of Winnsboro,
. C., will be open for the registeiino
f voters at the store cf Simpson &
'thcart on January 1, 1899, anid
losed April 1, 1899. All voters in
his election are required to register
iihia ihis time.
J. E. LOAN,
W. M. CATHOART,
Supervisor of Registratton.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLiNA,
WBERE INFORMATION HAS
en received at this Depi rtment that
n the fifth day of January, A. D.
599, the dwelling house of R. T. Blair,
i the County of Fairfield, was burned,
nd therDbeing reason to believe that
e burning was an act of incendiarism,
Now, therefore, I, W. H, Ellerbe,
overnor of the State of South Caro
na, in order that justice may be done
nd the majesty or the law vindicated,
o hereby offer a reward of One Han
red Dollars for the apprehension and
nviction of the person or persons
ho committed sai act of incen
In testimony whereof, I have bere
unto set my hand and caused
the great seal of the State
to be affixed, at Columbia,
L. 3r. s.] this 12th day of January,
A. D. 1899, and in the one
hundred and twenty-third
year of the independence of
the Uniited States of Amer
W. HI. ELL~ERBE.
By the Governor:
D. H. TOMPKINS,
1-14 Secretary of state.
STATE OF SOUTH CAnorImA,
Executive Chamber. 5
Wr~ iii L INFORMATIONT HAS
e-'a i .t this Department that
the LSL, day of September, A. D
98, the barn of R. T. Blair, in the
unty of Fairfield, was burned, and
tere being reason to believe that the
arning was an act of incendiarism,
Now, therefore, I, W. H. Ellerbe,
- ernor of the State of South Caro
a in ordei- that justice may be done
*a te majesty of the law vindicated,
, ereby offer a reward of One Hun
ed Dollars for the apprehension and
inviction of the person or persons
ho committed said act of incen
In testimony whereof, I have here
unto set my hand and caused
the great seal of the State
to be affied, at Columbia,
M. s3) this 12th day of January,
A. D. 1899, and in the one
hundred and twenty-third
year of the indetpendence of
the United States of Amer
W. H. ELLEI1BE.
By the Governor:
D. H. TOMPKINS,
114 ' Secretary of State.
31o Qold That Glittere.
O RICHES MAKE HAPPINESS, OK
DOES HEALTH MAKE
The richest man cannot always be
aid to be the most successful, for true
uccess is not possible without happi
tess. Many a wealthy man would ive
1 he now possesses to have the hlth
ud happiness of a young athlete.
ealth is not hard to get and keep if
rood judgment is used in caring for and
aupplyig the needs of the system.
ature often needs assistance; you
ometimes abuse nature by overtaxing
rour nerves, your brain, or your body,
nd you haven't time to relax, and
ak the rest that you need. You must
tave outside help. Pabst Malt Extract,
Fhe "Best" Tonic, will supply the ex
a fuel, food, and strength; it; is abso'
utely pure- -an unequalld assistant tc
iture in giving health, vitality and
itrength. It will make you eat and
eep well, and cause you to feel like
ourself again, or perhaps, better than
ou ever felt in your life. The "Best'
lonic was awarded the 106 points o:
erfection at the World's Fair, and was
he only Malt Extract which received
;hat honor. Your nearest druggists car
y Pabst Malt Extract, The "Best'
ronc in stock.
A TRA(CT OF 170 ACRES 01
and, ou Iittle River, belonging t<
). . Broom, and bounded by landi
f t e estaue of RI. G. Simnonton, Stev
inson atnd o'hers.
For terres apply to
A. S. & W. D). DOUG LAS8
117 Attom-ne.s Wintihoro. S. C
WE ARE ANXIOUS TO (
WINTER STOCK in a
- - - - - g~oc
We have some special values
Patterns and Dress Flant
offer special bargain:
And foa a little money wi
YOU couldn't make
a -better one.
Because it embodies
and Success. -
Selz Shoes fit well.
your health, si
~ pursue your d2
Met iOI IsseSweetheytaee
Te ext,7 useoat peginsnh Setober
Literary course, 75 coats pei
Each higher oourse inclnde all that z
in iracr of the seholare of this se
&eir standing in the higher eolleges, is
w'-For further partienilars addresd,
W. H. 5
.LOSE OUT BALANCE 01
I lines and offer all heavy
ds at---- --
in Dress Goods, especially ix
els, at low cut prices. We
in Wool Underwear.
11 give a great many gyods.
L & RUFF.
' - S i
1.1Beaus Selz SEhes reserve
ve you money and enable you to
Ily duties with ease and freedom.
them. All styles, all sizes, all
all Grffed Schooll
)RO1 S. C.
0, 1897, and ends June 24. 1898. Eaet
~e of 50 cents to meet contingent ex.
hool are not reqnired to pay tuition
a studies in the Colliegiate Deparitnent
se, $1.00 per month.
1assical course, $1.50 per month.
irecede. Good boaid ean' be obtaed
ool at competitive examnations, and
the best garantee of its efficiency.
7IT HEROW, Prin cipax
I No. l
Yorl llico ioIassel
Captured by the First S, C. Regimes
at the evacuation of San Juan.
BY THE KIT.
FRESH CUP \tTY HAMfS. ALSI
FRESH GRuCEnlEkS OF ALL
KIND, AND CHEAP.
J. 0. MLY & C.
WITH THE NEW YEAR WE
are closing ont our entire stock by
than have ever yet been made in our
BARGAINS IN EVERYTHING
begin to arrive. Shrewd buyers are
I regnested to call.
CHESTEE, S. u
Tri-Weekkl $8 a Year iA
. ILL BEADS,
LAWYEES' 3fEWS FC
and everything in job line
alcheaply as anywhere else
SEvery penny spen~t
home is kept at hom
IN ALL IT8 DIP
with a full .stook of Casketer
Cases and Coffins, consttio
and use of hoarse whem
Thanhful for past patronage.
)- tation for a share in the future
Calls attended to at all heess
J. M, ELGO~
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