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LAI KENS C. LIM S. C., WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 1886.
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THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,
TIII; WO HU HONK IN Tin; SKCONU
WEEK OV Till; SICSSION.
Thu Lawmaker* SvtUo Down t.. Hard
Work-Nnny MOHIUI'OH Iiitroducud mid
Tho second week of tho session of
188(5 was marked l>y tho introduction of
the usual number of bills, soruo impor
tnnt, some needless-somo tim*, will pass,
many that will suffer tho defeat they de
Tho ? Joui rai Assembly h is settled
down to actual work, and I ho fruit ol' its
labors will oro long ho visible to tho peo
plo. Wo givo below a synopsis of tho
proceedings, condensed from tho daily
Tho Senate's short session was a very
busy ono. Many bills wore introduced,
a largo number of roporte wore mado ami
tho Calendar was eli aird of ail measures
exoopt those provocativo <>;' spceoh
moking. Thore was objection lo tho
consnloration of tho Charit ston ami
Summerville reassessment bill, and it
wont ovor until to-morrow. V. lieu tho
canto up for its second reading Senator
Hemphill made tho objection that tho
printed hill had not hoon on tho desks
of members for twonty-four hours as re
quired hy tho rules. Senator Mo Master
liad it made tho special order Vor Friday
at 1 ]>. m.
Senator Kdward's South Carolina Col
lege tuition hill, willi its unfavorable re
port, was made, the special order for
Thursday at 1 o'clock.
The hill in relation to hurtling or cut
ting untenanted houses having boon re
ported upon unfavorably, \\.:s recom
Several minor hills were passed and
sent to tho House.
The following bills received their soc
ond reading: Amonding tho (lenora!
Statutes in relation to qt tarant ino; limit
iug tho number of trial justices in York
OOttnty; amending tlie law in regard to
tho wooden buildings ir tin: city of
Charleston; amending the oliaiter of tho
Eutawvillo Railroad Company.
Senator Smythe introduced I lie follow- ,
ing concurrent resolution;
"That tin: committee on printing of1
tho two Houses bc instructed t> inquire
and report at as early a day ;. possible 1
whether tho method of printing ile.'
oflieittl reports of the State ol1 leers and
of the Acts of tho Goncral Ass? mhb . in
not bo so altered that much ol tho blank
space HOW appearing there::: shall h
hereafter saved. Also, \vh thor tho
printing of so mach duplic o matter
cannot bo avoided. Al o, ns ! . the pro- .
pricty of requiring each several depart
ruent of the Stute dov? riimcnt to report
annually tho oxpensoof printing incurred
by sueh department. Also, us t<? tito
propriety of omitting any p rt of tho
matter now annually print- d :.l a great
expense te the State t io\ernm nt.*'
Tho following now mensures were in
troduced; Hill to ngulale Ibo public
printing. This lull is dcsigni I to pro- ;
vont tho allowance of unucce ury ..fat"
in publishing the anuuiiI repot s ol' Slato j
officers, and is of a general r< formntory
nature. Bill to amend Section 1,028 of
tho General Statutes, llxiug tllO trustees
of tho University. The hill provides
that tho trusties shall consist of the
Governor, ox-ofTioio, and two members
from each Congressional distriot, to bo
elected by tho General Assembly, ono
from each district for a torin of two
years, and one for a term of four years.
After the lir.st election the terni of ollice
shall bo four yian?. No professor fir
judicial officor of tho Stale shall he
eligible to eleetion.
Hill to regulate tho sentence of pris
oners to the penitentiary. This hill pro
vides that all persons sentenced to im
prisonment for n term not longor than
one year shall bo conflnod in tho county
jails and required to do such work in the
counties ns may ho rcquirod by law; bill
requiring certain persons sentenced to
imprisonment in county jails to work on
roods, streets or other publie works, and
punishing the escapes of prisoners sen
tenced to imprisonment in county jails;
bill amending the charter of Kingstroe:
proposing an amoiulmont to Article IV
of the Constitution. This provides for
a Court of Probate in each county, with
jurisdiction in all matters testamentary
and of administration in business apper
taining to minors and the allotment of
dower in cases of idiocy and insanity;
abolishing thc ofllcoof jury commission
er; amonding tho charter of the town of
Hampton; providing for the taxation of
dogs and bitches. Tho tax is one dollar
a berni and the mom y is to go to the
ponnty treasury; to strike oui St ?tions
T>'X> and "/Ki of the Genornl Statutes, iv
latiug to the privilege tax on fertilizers,
and substitute others in lieu thereof.
This bill is designod to prevent frauds
in fertilizers; joint resolution to ratify
the census amendment t<> tho Constitu
tion; to provide toi transporting eon
victs to tim penitentiary by the pouiten
At 1 o'clock on Tuesday, .Ii?th ult., the
Senat*', accepting tho invitation of tho
BouSO, proeee.h dto tho Hall of Hoprc
tentatives and joined in tho Legislative
procession to tho Opora House to pei
tieipate In the inauguration ceremonies.
At 2 o'clock, tho inauguration hoing
over, the Senate chamber was nguiu
tilled. Lieutenant Oovornor Ma.il.lin
and President pro tempore taint 0C0U
Eied scats at tho 1'rosidont'a doak,
lovomor Richardson nnd ovOpvornor
Shippard BOt somewhat behind them.
At 8.08 President tzlat culled the Senate
lo order ami sud;
"Gentlemen of tho Senate, 1 take
plaesuro in introducing to you Lieuten
ant Governor Mauldin, who lia? qna??
Ued hy taking thc oath of ollice, ami ls
now ready to assume tho duties of Presi
dent of tim Senate.''
Lieutenant Govornor Mauhbu ad
vancing to thc doak, read tho following
briof address iu a clear voice and with
"Gentlemen of the Senate: The action
of tho peoplo of South Carolina calls fer
my presence hero to-day to assume
Official duties as your presiding ofllcer.
ReaUaing to tho fullest oxteut my mex
.' -ll T lir|llilli-Mm?mii>iiiliiriMy?<jn
perienoo in this now and rcsiioiisiblo po
sition, I bespeak your kindest considera
tion ia my earnest efforts to nervo yon
and facilitate tho business ot' your hon?
oiidilc body. Actuated, ns I know you
ono and all are, by a patriotic intention
to advance t ho best interesta of tko peo
ple, I nm confident that whatever difl'or
. noes in discussion may ariso between
yon will be controlled within proper and
courteous bounds, and promoted alone
by a purpose to seek and do tho right.
Tho holding of public oitlCO bringa with
it, at all time?, gravo responsibilities.
More especially is this true in thc pres
ent condition of our State. Wo are just
pausing through a year of serious and
material disasters. * Tho honest and
laborious efforts (d' our people have been
but poorly rewarded. In addition to
tho failure of oui crops, caused by un
propitious seasons, wc have incurred tho
sad destruction ol' lib'mid property in
tho chief eily ot our State. In view of
these unexampled misfortunes it be
hooves us, ns tho servants of thc people,
to act willi tho greatest caution, to the
end that wo in ly justify thc confidence
of tile people and give them wisc, pru
dent and economical laws. I am sure
that every Senator upon this lloor ap
preciates tho intelligent acids of thc
State, and that such mensures will re
ceive your approval and support as will
tend to promote tho public good and
advance tho moral and material welfare
of the people. Trusting Huit a kind
Providence will direct your every offort,
I now announce that thc Senate is ready
lo proceed with business."
Resolutions complimentary !<. ( lon< roi
[zlar, President pro tem., were minni
Tho first real debute of tl)'- BCSsioK
occurred in tin; Senate Wedin" day, UH
occasion being tho bill providing l'or i
reassessment of property in portions o!
Charleston, Berkeley and Co?eton conn
tics. Sonic of tho most important pro
visions of tho bill would have failed bu
for tho support of tho Senators fron
Richland, Anderson and Spartuublirg.
Senator Woflbrd moved thal on Wi I
nesday, Decembers, Un; Senat e. consid
cr, asa special order, resolutions on Un
death of Senat irs 15. ll. Bobo, of Spur
bulbing, and ll. P. Todd, of Laurens
Senator Patterson renewed his con
current resolution on tho Columbi)
Caual, that thc legality of a transfer 0
tho State's interest to thc eily ol' Colum
bia bo inquired into, leaving tho investi
gation, however, to tho select committo
already provided forby Senator Bligh1
motion, instead of to thc finance am
ways and means committees os original!,
proposed. There was no objection, am
the resolution was unanimously adopted
The judiciary committee reported
bill carrying out tho suggestions c
Governor Sheppard ns to thc swearin,
of witnesses by tho foreman of tho gran
jury. Tho sumo committee reporte
favorably ou billa ratifying tho uinoiH
li uta to tlic Constitution relating to til
census and to Slate bonds.
The. committee on education reporte
unfavorably on Senator Murray s bi
changing thc method of electing tr nsf ci
of Hm University.
Tun committee on county olliccs an
olliccrs reported unfavorably on the bi
abolishing the oflico ol' jury commissioi
Thc agricultural committee reporte
favorably ou Senator Yoeman-.'.-; bill I
prevent certain frauds in fertilizers, un
submitted ;t fnvorablo report withomom
monts on tho bill exempting a oortai
portion of .Marion county from tl
operations ol the stock law.
Tho committee on printing recon
mended the passage of Senator Murray
bill to regulate tho public printing.
The judiciary commiitco reported
joint resolution currying out (?ovorm
Sheppard's suggestion os bi extra coi:
pensation for tho attorney g' lierai fi
extra services in tho Slue Ridge Ser
cases. Tho amount proposed to be a
preprinted is $1,000,
The following were introduced; Pr
viding for tho transportation of convie
to thc Stato penitentiary; providing fi
the collection of taxes due upon forfeiti
hinds, and to restore snch lands to tl
tax taioks; prohibiting tho sale of eign
ottos to persons under tho age of liftei
years; amending tho law in relation
highways and bridge?. Thia hill obi
ishes tho oilicc of superintendent
highways, and devolves Its duties upi
tim county oom missioners; authorizii
county auditois to dcetroy tax mt ur
aft r two years.
Tho bill to reduce tho assessment
real estate in Charleston, in consoquon
of the earthquake, was passed toitsthi
reading, und afterwards read a third til
?aid sent to tho House.
A concurrent r?solution was adopt*
to direct tho Attorney (?euclid toonfoi
the State's claim against Corbin & Stol
The bill to authorize county comm
shiners and county school commissioni
to borrow money was hilled.
The resolution to authorize thc Sti
Hoard of Agriculture to erect buildii
and make and exhibit of the resources
tho Stnto ut tile proposed Intor-Sti
summer agriculturul encampment
Siiurtanburg was opposed by Sena
Moody, who moved to striko out thc
solving clause. After sonic debate Soi
tor Murray otVered an amendment p
viding that no buildings be erected uni
tho site was deeded to the State, (
limiting tho expenditure to $1,000, T
was adopted and the r?solution passet
Senator Edwards called for the spci
order, his bill providing that ii tuition
of ?00 bo charged students in tho So
Carolina College. This bill hud b
unfavorably reported by th ? 'adici
committee.' A minority, one hird of
committee, had reported in favor o
tuition foo ol 850. Senator Edwa
mosed to indeiiuitely postpone tho roi
of thc committee and tafio up tho 1
Ile Hu n spoke in favor of the bill.
tho ol.of his remarles the further c
sidenitii>n of Uie bill waa posti>onod
tho Wh inst.
Mr. Austin introduced a joint r?solu
to elect a Superintendent und Houri
Directors of the penitentiary on tho
A "coes* wu? taken from rtdjournn
midi Tuesday 7th inst., at 7 P. M.
A Mil IO amend tin law fixing the T
ICM of the South Carolina College
.nade tho Sp?cial order for Thursday
Inst., at 12 M.
A lilli to regulate thc public printing
passed IO a third rending, with ainendin
providing tD?l thc Agricultural Dei
ment ".nd thc Hoard of Health Hindi paj
Ha ir own printing; all departments t<
pert tho cost of their printing to tho Cc
trollcr (Jeiicral, to bo embraced In ?ii - re
IIOUHO <>f lto|ircHcntutivc?.
Among tl io now bills introduced aro
tho following: Dill lo amend the Aol di
viding Hie State into seven Congression
al districts. Tho plan proposed is to
take Beaufort county from tho 7tb and
tack it on to the 3rd (Unelo GcorgO
Tillman's) district. That portion of
Orangeburg county now in tho 7th dis
trict is to bo taeked on to tho J st (Dib
ble's) district, aud that portion of Kiele
laud lOW in tho 7th district on to thc 1th
Dill to eroate two now voting precincts
in Kershaw county ; bill to provide for
taxation of dogs iii this State and to
direct the application of said tax; bill in
relation to tnt! bond of Probate Judge
of Williamsburg county; joint resolution
authorizing tho county commissioners of
Greenville county to borrow a suftloioul
sum to pay oil* the jurors and witnesses;
bill to abolish tho lion law; a Constitu
tional amendment abolishing tho home
stead exemption ; bill to reduce tho sala
ries of school commissioner to $100; bill
to abolish auditor and require tho treas
urer to perform the duties; bill to repeal
tho oflioe of register of m cane convoy
anco for Greenville, and devolve tho
duties thereof on tho clerk; bill to make
municipal corporations liable for torts;
bill to chango the name and amend the
charter of the ( 'hester, Grconwood and
Abbeville Railroad Company? Mr. Har
per, bill to regulate the costs of dieting
prisoners in county jails; bill to r?gulait
and lix thc .salaries of school commis
Among thc bills reported by tho judi
ciary committee was one to amend Sec
tion 1,7:51 of tho Gonernl Statutes, ro
tating to tiie selling of intoxicating
liquors, ?Ve. Thc report, was unfavora
bio, and in t he general rush of rout int
w ork tho bill w as rejected. Mr. J hint z
1er, of Orangeburg, tho author of tia
bill, moved a reconsideration of the hill
with permission to tako the iloor am
make a few remarks. Mr. Pant/.lei
staled that under the law as it is nov
written an insignificantly small commit
nitv could organize, gi t a charter am
SOU spirits under tito local option law
Tile amendment proposed lo limit tin
sah- of liquors to towns of not less thai
500 inhabitants. The bill was placed 01
Tho last bill passed before adjourniin
for the inauguration was one to limit th
number of trial justices in York county
During tiie passnge of the bill Ml
Beady, of EdgeticUY, offered an amend
mont requiring ollioiul bonds of ?5(1
from the justices ami constables. 1
support of his amendment .Mr. Bead
took occasion t?' say that it was a nolori
tms fact that many trial justices in lb
State had collected public funds and lia
never accounted for them, lb thougl
that by bondiug these officials the Sta;
would be protected and a bclh r class ?
mon scoured for the service.
.Mr. Wilson, tho author, explained tin
tin bill threw siillicienf safoglUU'C
around the ollioials, and besides it was
purely local measure.
The amendment was voted down an
tho bill ordered for a I i mil reading.
The only measure thal has como dire,
from the runners' Convention is a bi
of which Mr, Tindal, of Clarendon, gai
notice some days ago. M was prepan
by the committee ot the Farmers' Assi
elation appointed for tho purpose, and
intended to give to the ["'armors' Asl'?
oiation tiie control and management <
thc bureau ed' agrietilture. Tile bill
very long und its details elab?ralo.
The following is a brief outline of i
Section 1. A board ol' agriculture
created to bo known as "the South Cat '
lina Board of Agriculture ' to consist 1
ten members, live of whom aro to 1
elected annually. Terni of ellice tv
years. Vacancies to bc lilied by tl
board itself. Tin; president of thc 1)01?
is to serve for ono year.
Section li names as the first board tl
gcntlomon selected by the recent Fan
eis' Convention, vi/.: I>. K. Norn
.Johnson Hagood, E. T. Staokhouso, 1
A. Love, E. li. Hivers, Allan Johnsto
D. K. Tillman, A. E. Davis, M. h. Do
allison and D. 1'. Duncan. These are
meet and select live of their number
servo for one year the remaining live t\
Section S, A meeting of tho board
*,o bo held every year in tho city of C
iumbia, on thc second Tuesday of N
vember; together with tho board the
shall DO a Convention of live dclegin
from each County Farmers' Assooiatie
who are made, for the time being, .
ollicio members of tho board, "for t
purpose of deliberation and consul1
tion as to the wants, prospects and ci.
dition of the agricultural interc
throughout tho State, and to lill
vacancies in tho board.''
Section I grants tho usual corpon
rights to the board.
Section ? fixes the compensation
tho members at three dollars per dil
w hile engaged in the performance
their duties (not exceeding ll ft cen di
in a year) and live cents per mile trav
Section 0 provides that tho momh
of the board elected at these ann
Conventions shall bo submitted b> 1
General Assembly foi confirmation, w
thc right on tho part of tho l.egislati
to reject any of them and elect Others
Section 7 prescribes the duties of
board to make annual reports to
Legislature, a gonoral review of tho ?
dition of agriculture, Ac, estimates
money required, no money to bo dru
from thc treasury excent under spec
appropriation by tho Oenorul Assom
on warrants drawn by thc secretary :
countersigned by the president of
Section H pim ides for thc election
tho board of "a secretary or '.oxecui
officer" ol tho board, compensation
Tho board may also elect a clerk
clerks to assist him, salaries doll
Secretary's bond, $,000,
Section 9 prescribes tho general du
of tho secretary, which aro about
samo as those performed by tho pm
Section 10 provides for tho distr
tion, by the secretary, of all sd
filants, trees and shrubbery received
Section 11 relates to tho collection
.-.tat ?sf ?es, Ac, and pr?vidos that the.
rotary shall "assist and co-operate 1
tho Slate Agricultural Society to 11
I thc State Fair a success, and render
tho encouragement ?i his power to thc
county fair associations."
Section 12 gives tho secretary, under
j instructions ol' tho board, the power tu j
quarantine in easos of contagious ?Iis- ;
I cases among stock, animals, &c.
Section Ld directs tiio uoorotary tu col- j
Ice! J") cents por ton on commercial for?
I ti i i/.ors sold or offered for sale in thc
I Slate, 11 io money to l)e paid into tho
: Slate treasury to tho credit of thu board.
Railroad companies and other common
can ions uro prohibited from delivering
I any fertilizer that does not bear tho pro
scribed tug. Railroads and other com
mon carriers ure required to keep a
record of all fertilizers transported by
Hiern, and report to the secretary tho
names of snippers, consignees mid dates
of doli\ . ry. Said report to bo made on
tho Ititi) ol July annually, under a pen
alty ul* not loss Hum $100 nor inore than
AVIO, or imprisonment.
Section ' 1 require.? taps to bo affixed
to euch package of fertilizer showing thc
net pounds, name of manufacturer, and
a chemical analysis showing "the por
contngo of nitrogen or its equivalent in
Minno!or ia any avtulahle form cd' potash
soluble tu water, and of phosphoric acid
in an available form soluble or reverted,
us well as thc total phosphoric acid."
Section 15 requires manufacturers and
seller ; ol' fertilizers to deposit samples
ol' their goods with Hie secretary.
Section ld. Thc secretary is consti
tuted tim State inspector of fertilizers,
and bc or ids deputy are authorized to
open and analyze samples of all fertiliz
ers expose?! for salo.
Section IT provides for tho appoint
ment by tho board of ll State chemist,
and p*i scribes his tint it s.
Section IS provides that no person
shall offer fur salo "any pulverized leath
er, raw, steamed, roasted, or in any form
as a fertilizer or as an ingredient" with
out attaching tu ovory package of it n
certificate of that fuel.
Section ll) pr?vidos the penalties foi
violating these provisions; lino from
Sion to $500, or imprisonment fron:
thirty days to six months.
Section "JO. 'J'he powers and dutioi
heretofore exercised by tho Stab- boan
of agriculture in connection with th?
collection of phosphate royalty are, h\
(his section, transferred lo tho coinptrol
Section J I. Sixty days alter thc pass
age of this Act tho commissioner of agri
culture bo directed to turn over to th
new board all tho proporty, ?ve.
Section 22 appropriates thc sum o
$10,000 to defray tho expenses of th
uew board for thc current fiscal year.
Section 2.1 gives the board Slipcrvisioi
of Hu; tish interests ot tho State.
Section JI contains the usual repeal
ing clause of all Ai-ts inconsistent, ?Vc.
Tho billowing aro among' thc now bill
introduced' Rill t?> regulate the salo ?.
liquor hy prescription in towns whet
tin; local option law prevails; bill tu ri
quire persons libbing with semes to regii
ter their names ni thc clerk's olli v, au
to give boml not to viohlto the I i sh law:
bill to dovolvc the ?luties of supervisi
of registration upon jury commissioner
to amend Section b'>, Chapter 2, <
the General Statutes, reiatiug to tl
compensation ol' memhenof tin Goner
Assembly; bill to mako slander u crim
md offense; bill to charter Ibu Chcsti
and Newberry Railroad; bill l?i punic
the stealing of melons, fruits, potato*
or turnips, whither severed bom tl
freehold or not; bill to reduct the salai
of thc trial justico at tho town of Ma
liing; bill to limit the mimbi I' of tri
justice.-; in I'xlgefiold county; bill h> a
thorizc tho county commissioners
Clarendon to borrow money.
Tho bill to abolish tho .salary of tl
o Hice of Lieutenant Governor was pas?
to its third reading. Tho bill provid
that that oflicor shall ree? ive only $
per diem and mileage ?luring tho scssi.
of tho Gonoral A.-sciably. A motion w
uiade to reduce tho per diem to $5, b
this was voted down. Under tho pr?
ont law the Lieutenant Governor gi
SI,(K)0 per annum iu addition lo his j
diem during tho Bcssion of tho Logie
turo. Future Lieutenant Governors w
receive oulv about $800 per annum
Tho bill to amend Section 2,020 ?>? t
General Statutes, relating tu drawi
unil terms of service of grund jur?>rs v
passed t?> its third reading, lu effect
makes a thorough chango in tho jr
system s?> far as it relates to g ra
juries. As explained by its authur
proposes to mako the grand jury a p
petnal body, constituted on tho sa
plan as the State Senate is constitu?
Tho officers of Court to ?baw venires
December, 1888, t\?o rovives of '.I n
each, thus making 18 grand jun
Nine of thoso are to serve for ono y
an '.> for two > ems. After th?! oxpi
tion of ono year only '.> jurors are ?ira
every year, so that there will bo il
jurors and 0 now jurors on every gn
jury. The judiciary committee bad
ported the bill unfavorably, and dei
iiated Mr. S. 1'. Hamilton to "cond
tho caso ' as it were. Mr. llamilt
thoroforo, moved to strik?- ont tho om
ing clause. The motion was inst, i
the bill passed, as before stated,
Tho bill authorizing tho foromen
grand juries to administer oaths to '
ness BUmmonod by the solicitor
passed lu u dani reu?ling.
Tho committees, in their reports,
down upon quito a number of b
among them the following: bili to ii
tho rate of interest to 7 per cen'..;
providing for a "horizontal'' rodttOi
in tiie salaries of all the State ollie
bill to abolish the ollice of rogistrai
niesne conveyance ii) Greenville COW
(thin bill was rejected and killed "on
hand;") bill to regulate the sale
liquors by druggists; bill to make B
der a criminal oiVcnco, (this bill was
killed;) bill to mince tin salaries of
promo and Circuit Judges, All th
with the exception of the two speeil
go on the CnJendar for discussion.
I'avotiibl - reports were submitted
tho Farmers' Agricultural Bureau
tho text of which has already been ]
A resolution was adopted prohib?
thc introduction of bills in tho ll
after the 15th instant.
MOIIK NKW lunns.
bill to regulate tho liooinjo forcin
and traveling shows, bill to amend
law in relation to tuition fee in
University; in relation to trial jiu
in Fairfield county; to rodnco the
rio? of sundry officers in Pickonscoi
to regulate too weighing of baled co
to repeal Seotion '.! of the Act to c
linh tho priorities of covtain statt
liens; to amend Section 2,398, General
Statutes, in relation to Hie oui'oroomciit
Of agricultural lions; to exempt certain
portions of follet?n county from tko
operation of tho stock law; to amend
Section 2,518, General Statutes, in rein?
lion to tho trade in cottou .seed; to re
peal tho law requiring tho pubhoation of i
tho annual roports ot the county com-'
missioners and .school commissioners;,
hill to ratify tho constitutional aim ?nd
ment relative to the census; hill to pro
hibit tho mortgaging of crops in South
Carolina; bill to have n roassossiuont of ;
the realty of tho State made; bill to pro
hibit corporations hom charging moro
for weighing cotton than is act nally ncc- j
essa ry to pay tko weigher; hill to allow ;
all Confederate soldiers who 'nave lost a
limb or aro otherwise unable lo carn a
living ni consequence of wounds re
ceived in the Y rv ice o? their country,
and who have resided within thc State
for ten ye irs and have reooived no pay
from liny util State, lu havo and re
ceive tie rann .-sistunee ns South Caro
lina soldiers, uro allowed,
Tho hill to ivpcul tho Prohibitory Law
iu Barnwell cotiuty was passed without
The bill to allow witnesses in criminal
cases to he cvuimincd by commission was
amended and pass il to n third leading.
Several hills of local interest wen; in
troduced, and a few of like character
wire passel toa third reading.
When th' iill prohibiting licenses t>
he issued in a loan of less Iluui live bun
ilred iulinhltiinlfl was r"ni he<l, tho de
hilos became lively, Messrs. .lohn C. Has
kell and John C. Seogcra laking (in active
A motion to ti ike out tho enacting clause
was lost, by '>'> to 58; absent 10.
All nmcildtlicill to strike out "iou ami in
sert 2()(I wa- lost.
A motion to postpone was lost, hy 03 h'
The temper of ibo 1 hmso was lo lluish
Lhe second reading timi pass th?: hill lo a
Lhlui reading, which was uss ned by thc
troto to strikeout Hie enacting elatt.se.
I.KK'S IIOYIIOOI) iUi\
SOIIKI I ntcresl iii); I'acts Minni lin' Vmitli of
I lo- -...a I li. rn ll. i...
I have to-day, says a ? i .-^respondent of
tho Philadelphia Bulletin, wripng from
Koine, Italy, seen at Mr. K/e'viel's studio
tho olny model of Clouerai Lee ?isa \>oy
of l i, which, it is hoped, will bo erected
in marble in freut of tho house of Lee's
childhood in Westmoreland county, Va.,
on tho site of tko tombs of many of Ins
followers who foll ill tho ?ar. The
figuro is exceedingly characteristic and
full of hie, and the lace rejuvenated by
Mr. E/.ckiol from his own bron zo por
trait model of tho General in later lifo
gives eloquently tho promise o? what was
to come. "Tko Loy is father to the
man'' here in very truth. Tho right
bund, holding a little, simple cap, rests
nu thc small stump of au uah liv., while
tho lett, lifOUglll ap to about the level
nf tho waist, clasps n Li hie, with one
linger between tho leaves. Tho youth
ful figure is slightly turned from right
10 left, ?md Hie head is elect and thrown
back a lithe, aa if to catch the light
breeze which blows apart the fold ot' thc
boy's simple blouso and reveals in pari
ibo prom 180 of strcugtb and com peat
ness in tito figure, iii?' small feet for
which tho Lee family aro famous, ore
11 nely modeled, ?ts also tho slim, boyish
leg, in its mat stocking and breeches
buttoning below tho kine. I had, hy a
mere chance, ntl interesting opportunity
)f judging tho faithfulness ol tho like
ness as it nu re likeness, if hereditary re
semblances are tv> count for anything.
While i was examining tho ligure i?. de
ail there came into the studio a lady
with three pretty daughters, who was in
troduced to mo as Mrs. Cooper, daugh
ter of General Leo's first cousin. One
jf the young ladies, aged about 15, bore
K> striking a resemblance t<> the boyish
lortrnit of her illustrious relative as to
inuke it certain ovon to u stranger's eye
dint they were of the same stock; and,
nilivd, Mrs. Cooper (wllO is usually
.ailed thu "niece" of General Lee,
hough really tho cousin once removed,
md was on linns of the greatest a (lec
ion und confidence with him) declared
hat any member of tho family must bo
?itistied with thu striking likeness, apart
rom thc artistic merit ol tho work.
Tb'- Florida orange crop is tho earliest
n the market, and although thc lu a\ ios!
shipments arc rando later, tho receipts
ip to tho pres. tit tilllO, together With
die reports fruDl owners of groves in
Florida, show that this year', crop will
>e at least one-halt, and possibly two
birds aa largo its liait of last year. Tile
hst oranges received in Boston were un
ripe and sour, hut they have improved
luring the last two or tluci- weeks, and
ia- latest OOnsignmonts are sweet and
icavy. Tho fad that the price ranges
'rom three dollars to three and a quat
er a box-about the .'-ame OS Inst year
H an indication that tho principal dealers
lo not anticipate a special scarcity. The
florida ournie.-., when at their (jest, are
mperiov to any id hers in tho market ,
uni tho demand for them baa BO in
ircosod, that, while few shipments were
nude ten years ugo, they are now sold
n large quantities, Tho boat of tho
Florida crop is received about Christmas
>r a little later, and the great golden
(lobes lilied with tho sweetest of fruit
aisos, are as ilolioious ami wholesome
is any fruit to be found- nourishing to
he sick, and equally inviting to the
icalthfiil appetite. Boston Transcript,
W hen I'luoU \. Clgll ?loni.
According to OXporimo?ts carried out
>y tho Belgian savant Quotelot, says a
eoent Paris letter, a man attains his
nnxiraum weight towerd his huh yoar,
md begins to lose it Sensibly toward bis
loth year. A woman, however, docs not
ittnio her maximum weight until hor
.Otb year. Tho age at which people nt
ain their maximum weight and thc
voight itself diffor in the di Ile re nt classes
>f society. In tho atlluent clauses the
iverago ma\iniuiii weight ia 172 pounds,
md is attained at 50 years of age. Iii
ho artisan class it is 151 pounds, st
ained at 40, Among farm laborers it is
171 pounds, attainod at 60, In tho gen
ural classes it is 101 pounds, ami is
.cached between 40 and ">0 years of agc.
Thc saw mill nf Luther Aull, in Bdgc
Jeld county, WW destroyed by fire last
vcek. His colton press, a considerable
iiianllty of colton, bunlsa and a barn were
lest roy cd.
?- .J.-au tsa.?ui BUZ
v .v?'/ ;( ?? ?h's st fc?
Vol can |iur< h;lS0 Hie oa'.y UDAH CA UT made
sro tho easiest ot uoui.wllhoul horse motion, c
OtUlitC? to ftir use.
WK AitK 'rm: sc
Mew York Belting
Th?beal matte, and oarry m Mock all st/.o*, s lo
INO, nun ran teed to n? ASI,ODD \M t.'AN uti MAU
Tunned und Ku.lV ll.de Limo Leather, superior ll
Als ?, n full Uno '.( .MANILLA KOCK, all sizes.
JUBT UKOBIV?.? -Seventy-five DOU ULM HAU
mnlios or Muzzle and Uroccli Lea tor.:.
Ono e n load sin IT, 116,090 SHELLS; (lull luitilci
at I.'iw IT'Oea Also In ?.took nie most complete i
smiths 'fools, Bellows, Anvils, Vices, ol dUoiulntoi
uccu ixiuirtit :.t lowojt casu prices ueruro t tte advatK
O AI .N s.
In eliliilou to the .iii iv, we will oin r for '.le
QUKATLY Ut?DUOl'O CHICKS:
05 Ol'KN and Tot* lSUOOIEA
15TOP PHOTON'S tn I CONK
in Rxiondcd rot* CAiutloLK
SOUNKdlOlfSK M At ION
?? l wo. TU KKK mid FOUlt II
These ?on,I- are order ul s i'd, and wi l KO at a s
Mili Hie r gular I wi Ivo mont li?unrauico. An ex.
mm Uiey ate ABSOLU ll. HA KO UNS.
. nr remirar -'o i. o: l'l . i". ol':'..\ an Tol'Ill'l
wishing a.tri-iiy Kino t'ei^v we can oller sonio 0)
bra1." ? ina ICS Ol . KA tildi ii; .V SMITH alni oilier 1
Durltiu ino Haaio tan . we w it ofter many HUCCII
Huino>s, i.iKic ie.it ile c v uart' uu llnruoss, slnuu
160 ass ried ISA DOLLS, Ladles'und Men's, Tts
1/ at ' is, Ulrtns, lin ile", &e>t a' pri?es n vcr bein t
lliriioss md nay new .it Hie |ir.,','s tie.,go ids will
SVc can also olTer extr ino law urie - um Luye
pr.s ii I* ni idu pill i Oill mt lid Ssl n, su>,
Leather, Harness Leatiior, t imer Leal lu r. -te.. .V?.
i. CN o iifor tua ?.VKUAINS lor tho SliX I' SIS
Old ?31 111 1, >;.p j.sitc
DAY & Tl
At the Old ?51 in l, opp taite
osrjTTc:;. ,-itifiMw;^.cii'A?:aivar;rv.fu-: ?;. CTMur.is
Coach Malcri?is, Sailtilc
S Ii oe Pii
Tho Finest and Most Varie I Assorti
Broughl t ? tho Cit
Tidings o\T Co
To those who have UCOII u lotichcd au I jc
now o Her you the most delightful vchioh
Try ono and save your health, livery nv
s colt, should have one, ai tho pt loo is wi
BAY A TANNAS!.
iKiariuc^oi/mau? SMKKMM , m.r> lim?? III ???
W. I. c
KO. 831 BROAD STREET,
-Wholesale and li
Cook Stoves and
OF BKST P
In Stock, Mantels, G
ft Car Loads CooKiNoand I1HATI.NO S
50o GRATES, Plain und Kiiaiiieled.
2 Car Loads Kim: BUICK.
a r>0 Box -a "CHARCOAL" TIN BOOB INO
100 Bundiea MUKKI IKON.
2 Casks iiKKi '?ixe.
GALVANIZED IKON, SOLDBR, KTO., Kn
TIN w AKW, Stamped ami Pi oe od, In g?
tSTBuy the "EXCELSIOR" COOK S
for years, giving satisfaction.
INTUBATING STOVES-for COAL or
ISTSond for Circulars and Prices.
Augusta, (ia., Sept. 28, 1880.
THF. LAURENS BAB.
f. T. JOHNSON. W, u HICilKY,
JOHNSON & KM in v,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
)n.OK- Fleming's Coi ner, NfOfthlVCf I
sido of Public Square,
LAURENS C. IL, s. c.
J, C. O ARLINGTON,
ATT O UN K Y AT LA \V,
I.Al HENS Oi H., S. (),
Ollice over W. H. Garrott'.s Store.
AT, 0< BENET i ff, p. M'OOWAS,
RENKT & MCGOWAN,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
LAUURNS C. Bi, 3. C.
i. w. riKousoN. ?KO. r. YOUNO.
FERGUSON & YOUNO,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
LAC KENS O. II., 3. O.
n i un 'fl
)ar & Co's
that will uni an nov rou with a nore- back hotse.and
heap ati'l reliable. ADV ordinary boggy harness
?hi; AOBMT8 FOK
and Packing Co.'8
Ll monea. Also, I'L'KK OAK LHATHBK Ba LT
i quality (recommend!) Itself.)
.Machine oil, Hlvcta and Dolt Uoofca at Lowest
BBL sitoT GU NH, of Improved patterns and boat
monts, Wadu, Powder, Ac, wi?oh we wHl ron on*
lino ot HAKDWAHiv, oarpontera' Toole, Black -
i Natta, spikes, Looks, Hinges. Ao., whloti. tu vin?
?os, enables us to ofter them at 8THICT BAB*
noxl sixty days, to elose out consignment?, at
Pi KS an t SUBRY8.
itrillcc. They are all standard Work, ana sola
luitnatlon of these vehicles will eonrluee any one
IU1ES '.s larger than for many years, and to thoo?
Cl ra Inducements. This stock comprises tho oele
li St-c'ass makes, and arc tn quality TUB BB8T.
Utles In Single ?ind Double Harness, Pine Track
? and Douille Wagon Harness.
,>;.us nf Uecoud-lland MoLellan Saddle 8 ?Ur upa
lowered. You caa alford to throw away your ola
bo sold for.
c instganiont of LB.YTHBR Just received, co ta
nning* and Toppings; oak and Uctnlook Sole
.TY DAYS at
EAR & CO'S.
: i? orgia Itali r o Ad Bank, 704 Broad St.
TE KS FOR
ry, Harness, Loather,
? i N a.
lUentof Children's Carriages Ever
y. At all yriccs.
mfort and Joy
: k< J about tty so-oallod road carts. We
i. With FINEST wheels aud axles for
in who owns .a horse, ur wishes to train
linn the reaoh oi till.
iL, Augusta* Oa.
etall Dealer in
i Heating Stoves,
rates and Tinware.
?at variety, very Low Trieos, at whole
TOVE. This Slovo has been sold by us
W. I. DELPH,
N. J. HOLMES, H. Y. SIMTSOM.
HOLMES & SIMPSON,
A T T ORNE Y 8 A T L A W,
I.AUHKNS C. H., S. C.
N. 8. HARRIS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, LAURENS,
C. H., S. C.
Bttr Ollico over store U W. L. BOYD.
Dr. W. H. BALL,
! OFFICE OVER WILKES' BOOK
ANO DttUG STORE.
OfBco days-Monday* and Tuesdays.
LAUIIRNSC. H., S.C.
ll, 1*. TODD. W. ll. MAUTUV.
TODI> & MARTIN,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
LAUBKMS C. n.t *. O.