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F. I*. McUowtiu is building an olcgtutt
residtuico lu llrouklyn.
Col. I). W. Kuli und f?tu i ly tiru ut
-ttl Icun Springs.
Two-oout BiumpH will roon bo mude
groen i o si H.'o I o? red.
Tho Brick Company bogUII operations
In earnest on Monday,
Capt. Albert Dial ami X. lt. Dial, esq
wore in Augusta last week.
Mr. amt Mrs.Ci Wt Tuno aro visiting
friends ami relatives In Virginia.
Mr. .f. F. MoUowan in spouding a few
day? with friends hero.
fleo. S. Turner, thc alleged murderer
ol Spartan burg, is out on $3000 hood.
Miss <?riItiti, of PlukailS, visited Pres.
Mc*jaslau's family last week.
HuWber Robing, all stsos, faints, oils.
Varnishes, t'rockorey and TiuwnrO,
Sto'os deo,, at J, I'". M .MITIN it: Co.'s
Mr. James Knox, of Altihatna, is vis
iting the family of Dr. Simpson.
Kev. A. P. N leholson.of Plekons eon il
ly, is visiting his old monds at this
Orr, Owings A lt oho, will open out a
stock of general iiierohandi.se at this
place lu a few da j s.
Wu learn thal between eight and ton
hon land dollars of CU.il lusion capital
vraa Invested in our new hank hist week.
Harness ami Harness Itopillrtug, Lea
ther und Shoe findings ut
.1 . C. M A UT IN A Co.'s.
Col. II. fj. Farley, of Spnrtunhurg, is
visiting here. Mo dollyorod an agricul
tural address at Shiloh on Saturday.
Mr. W. f.. lloyd is in attendance upon
tho l". s. Court at llroonvillo aaa juror.
Miss Maggie is also m (?reenvido ou a
A number ol' young ladies haw en
gaged board al tho Female Col logo.
Among thone who applied last week was
a young bely from ? he 'Mat.d of Unworn."
l'or a .Nice pair of Ihnes go to
'2 .1. i . M A I-, n N A Co Vs,
Mrs. Ida llnuknlght, with her little
daughter, of Florid:, and Miss Dorn
Cltainhliji nf Woo.lrun, are visiting rol
Mr. lid Konnorlv, of Newberry, visit
ed his sister, Mrs. Dr. Todd last; week < ?:.
Ins toturii from tho KncAiiipnicut, to
.which he was a delegate.
Capt. Kurifov. n well know railroad
Ulan here, having been connect od with
tho building of Um ( :. I.. A. S" has secur
ed a on olio n with Capt Kami In Moxi
Mr. C. U. D. Kurtis, a native of ibis
county, lu I .mw >< resident of Walli .'.h<
has received n clerk shi p under tho In
tarnal Itovetiun Collector at Col um hin
The next grand O V UM sion in sight is
ttie constitution al centennial at Pillia
dolphin on Sept n,ber Ititi), 15th, and
Spnrtanhiirg I* trwntly eoncornod ov
er an "exhorter" who is marrying ,ior
sotiH, und ls said roeontly to have milt
ed t% couple of run away school ehildron
ill t he "holy bonds "
Iteports from seen counties In this
Rtil*0 and twenty in Uoorgia, show that
the rains bavo damaged cotton from lu
to 50 per cent. The damage to corn ls
Porsons who desire to attend tho
KetheJ camp nicotina, two miles from
Mniihlln'H station, on tho O. A li. Rail
road, can gol roto rn ttokots next Mun
day for fl .00. Trains will stop near thc
The Raso hall gamo between Waterloo
und Laurens on Friday last, resulted:
Laurens . IO
Watorlb . .2.1
The Koowoo Courte? comes tons thia
?week In an improved and oulmvonforiu.
The proprietors have orderet! a new out
fit .since the lire, ami deserve the hearty
a ipport ol the people of < lemme.
Charlie Oaillard, a colored hov, was
hit in tho oyo on Friday night w ith a
rock thrown by sumo unknown purdon
in tho dark. Ile will loso ono eye, as tho
night ls gone entirely. Wo learn that
tho practico of throwing missals wan
tonly in tho night ls Indulged in on our
streets promisoOUlly. If Ibis ho true.
it IseaiiHo for vigilant toll?n on the part
of tho police. .Such conduct should be
stopped and that speedily.
Tho?o persons inontlonod by the Her
ald who were placed Oil our Supplement
last wei k UH not real estate owners, or
roneoiisly, would do well to make a re
turn to tho Auditor. Wo stated that the
petitions were marked from the Audit
or** liooks and names not on these books
were marked not real estate owners.
Tho most hoirlhle of horrors wnstue
railway disaster lu Illinois last Thurs
day? An excursion train freighted with
Niuo hundred and sixty linnean liven,
was totally wrecked hy a band nf rob
hers bv burning n trestle. Mure than
one hundred passengers were instantly
lc Mod and 400 *er 0*1 nj u rod After tho
catastrophe the dead and wounded pas
aengors were robbed bv tho ban.lils and
H Keene nnparalelled was presented. All
tho dooda of Southern outrages and law.?
lasuesfl, for the last twenty years can
not equal in atrocity mich wholesale ns
Mri?. Cvntlda Robertson, wife of John
Robertson, dtod on Thursils.v, Aug. ll,
nftor a painful illness ol' maro than
twolvo months. Sha wns bm lcd nt
Hooky (Springs on Friday amid ? large
Kat hering of friends and relatives.
Mr*. Alinda Rurdetto, widow of th<
late Josoph Kurdctto, dloil nt he?- bonn
at this plano on Friday 12th i-.sf. of cou
jost lon of the heart, lier remain? wer?
?.nrrlcd to Krundetfs church tor inter
For tho mooth or .lunn tho earning)
of tho Laurens railroad shows a decreasi
of 1002 M from last -.oar. Tho Port Hoy
ul ami Western Carolina has a decreasi
of ll 0tf7 to. Tho not l?crense on all Hu
i Ins state i.' *?'?'>- ?'? .7 00.
A party of* excursi?n! -ds. about on
hundred in nuiul)or, froui Plum Uriltioll
took io tho nights o'* tho oily to-duy.
TliOY left on tho 4 p. ur train.
Wo hnvo oh haut] frosh from shingle
town 100(000 cyprus shinglos. ''hoop for
cash. (.?lt AYA AN 1)1*5HSON2t
below wo givo thc list of registered
voters for thejclcetion on prohibition to
day in column marked (No. t.) Tho
other ro\V of figures Ulitrkod (No. li) I*
tho nuiubor of dainocratto voters at thc
last primary olootloit. Tho list Is not
olllcial, hut is as near correct as could
boObtuluotl as wc go to press;
(No 1) I (No ll)
I aurons 87t)
I'ross Hill, .".70
I Hals, ?JoU
Waterloo, ?>f>ii ? :m
'Pot at ?J7CG ! ?2011
As wo go to press to night (Tito
dav) from special dispatches timi
pi'iviito'pnrtios vvoguthor tho fol
I ow ing1 :
Laurens ??^ 5281 l"7
limiter 2SI 85
.SctitTletown 1? 20>1
Mt. IMcasnnl box gives n majori
ty of 101 dry. Cross [lill IUI wot.
Dials 73 tivy.
Shipment of Cattle
(.'ol. J, Wash Willis ?. not only .mo of
the most progressive and selontillc fir
mers in tho county, hut also takes tin
load in stock raising. His Uno sheep ami
goats havo acquired u wide reputation,
ns is shou n|hy Ids slllpmoill >f last 'Piu s
day. Twenty seven head of .Merino
shoot? mut Angora gouts loft f >r various
partios In this state ; ml U corgi a.
JirsT H KOKI V Kl). - 50,000 rino Shin
2t tl HA Y ,V A N'DKKSON.
Too QoO(1 to Keep.
It is a goo I |oko hut probably a little
stale to ninny of our renders; sill! it is
vouched for and worth repeating. Wo
aro not authorised to loll it. and so v. on't
Cull nain? s, hilt it is told Oil ll II10I.r
of tho Laurena Uar,
Tho alorv runneth thus! Just after thc
war I ho yankees who caine t brough this
section marauding anil pillaging whore
ever opportunity presented, wen es
pecially anxious (o pay their respel ls- to
< x ('onfederate Congressmen. Tho gen
tloman of whom we speak was at Spar
lanbiirg ot tho timo, and though! ii nd
vtsahlo to visit a friend m tho country
forja short- time until matters quieted
down. Ho was in tho habit of going
clean shaved ii II : I was very particular
to u -a? his razor every Illuming. As he
was departing for tho country, it occur
red to him to take his rn/.or, strap otc..
Ill his pocket. Ile was on fool, and lie
tore K?nig moro than a nillo, ho niel two
"yanks" in tho road. They halted him
and instituted a search for valuables.
Ono of thom who saw the rn I nor ?tarp
slit king ju ins pucket, remarked to his
companion, "Oh Iel him go Ititi, I soe
ho is nothing hut II Mumed harbor." So
(?io Colonel w ent his ... ny rejoicing.
Our (io?dvilic. Correspondent,
A Trip ovsr tho Count v.- ;U ira? 5o^r.
and Hoard Among Old fricada. A Church
nt Hi dilan I Home. The Hopewell Pic
nic and Other Mnuern.
"li ilt past four and school is ont."
Now for u few days vacation to ho spoin
with friends aboyo Laurens. It was a
delight to tho oyo lo see tho corn and
cotton rejoicing In I ho ruin amt sunshine
as we traveller. On Thursday afternoon
wo binded ut tito hospitable honio.i of
Messrs Shockley and Hurksilnlo. It nf.
buded ns much pleasure lo shako hands
w ft li Hie mumbel s of ouch family. ( un
feeling for thefto people 11 specially ten
der, for it w as hero wo wo ?lui our Hist
teaching in Laurens. There \* still tho
wanui h ?ind glow of Ural love What
memories of weakness und failure, as
also of unwearied und abundant hospi
tality crowded upon mo, m I mot tho
people from dav today al church. ?I KOW
thom In their homos and li voil ovo? tho
days of tnv Ural caching hero. Hut
what changes! The children have
tan? ii so iniloll, und Ohl the .sad broach
os death hus made in tho communlty,
so much crape. As I looked into the
faces of tho congregation, I felt tho force
of the illHpirOd declaration "Uno gen
eration COIllolll and another (tooth." Our
visit, tho' s i io rt, was grout ly roi rcshlng.
We saw noll ri J' all (>lir friends and
brougnt away with un afresh, tho fooling
that in our first teaching in Laurens,
"the lines had fallen to us Li pleasant
places." Saturday afternoon we storied
for home, und on the way we spent tho
night with trio family of Mr. Win bry
son, ? Icio we were highly entertained.
Wo lind expected nil tho (Imo to go ?md
hear our much loved friend und pastor,
M . If addon, preach that dny, "to wor
ship un.tor our vino ?nd Hg tree," but
tho rain pon roi I in torrents. Alter it had
somewhat subsided we left for home
which waa reached late in tho afternoon.
Wo felt thankful for tin kindness
show n us. by friends. Thankful espec
ially to ll hu "Iron, whom all blessings
Tho ?burch ut Highland bas la en
regularly organized, anti ts nu ofmhoot
wo suppose, from Warrior creek, um!
wo b urn It has been built mainly thro'
tho Instrumentality nfsevern! onterprls
int? citizens around there 'Plo y SllOlll !
have tho Satisfaction of knowing (lint il
witt over stand as a monument of th"ir
fnlthflllllOM und their i; ul.
Wo find nows quite scarce, eo-npiira
lively none. Crop* aro unpi'OCOdontcd
iv Uno. In looking around, wo eau but
feel that tho bonodlctions ??r heaven has
beOn poured out upon us, and Hint our
mouths shou id ho Ulled with high (indi
es all tho day long. How thankful for
those fortllirlng and genial showers.
(in yesterday our people met at Ifcpo
woll and passed tho day In a picnic way.
AUhn' tho spoakorii wore not all present
vet tho audience was hlttlv entertained,
What WUK Inching In quantity ofspoileh
es, was mudo up In quality.
When wo arrived they woro holding II
royal picnic nuder tho lordly oaks, ol
which wo did not pHi tnke, but no mst
ter, for soon wo woro umbered into the
ettore h and treated to an intellect uni
fonst---" A feast ol roaSou .-nd How of ti.o
soul." Among otherdistinguished peo
ple, wo saw Mr. Vance, a niau of great
mind and lieart, who Introduced the
spenkor In a nnuipci- In which dignity,
cordiality and graeo nroiidinlrnhly min
gled. T?io speech on Tempo rance bf
tho Hov. Mr. Jacobs, of (.'Union, was ox
11enidv good. III literal truth it was
Thc 4,Only Original" Speaks.
A Trip to Ncwborry After tlio Manner of
"Auld LaugSyue."--Tallahasseo*B Tron
chan-, Talk A Plo a for National Prohi
bition. -Nci?liborruml Motor..
Wo havo just retuned from nil
old fashioned trip to Newberry;
what wo inonu by old fashioned
t rip, will bo very readily understood
by ninny good wagoners in Lau
rens county, when wo mention tho
mud of Kelley's Lane and tho Quin
Spring hill. Wo loft tho old fort
nt 1.80 mid made splendid progress,
reaching Anil's mills, within two
milos of the city, ut or us noni" sun
down ns we cnn guess. As it wns
very cloudy, we then and there did
drop anchor for tho night, hoing
houghily drenched with tho con
tents of nu August cloud, that
cunio up from tho grout wost. Wo
were forced by the fortune ?d' futo
to lie down beneath tho llOSpitltblo
roof of ti roofless black.sniith-.shop
and cover with tho quilt that saved
our paper collar from a TJ calibre
shower. There wo lay listening to
every si roko of t he friendly curfew
down town, Ibero wo lay waiting,
wat. hing, longing for tho earliest
promise of blessed dawn, w hen un
expectedly our half slumbering
partner spoke in broken accent,
something touching on the "sweet
by and by' which to our midnight
horror was grooted with tromen
diou* applause from un hundred
and four thousand nm il os, wo
know (hen or at lons), v\ li that
our doom was sealed, thal all on I
board must perish, hut thanks be
lo kind provide).co tho wind chan
ged, wo turned our crafts lo cow
ard, tho glorious sun arose from be
neath Ibo mighty deep, ami all was
Joy, but let mo say to my renders
howaroof Newbery musqiiitocs for
they sundy lye and wait for you,
and thirst for a drop of 1.aurons
blood. Hut, Obi weare happy to
rca I i'/.o that wo aro again houghing
beneath tile friendly limbs o? tho
dear old oaks at "?WOOi homo"
rapidly recovering from wounds re
ceived iii that memorable betitle
wit ?i t ho m its? ju I loos, and our cold
is getting b t tor, but will our bot ter 7
half let us be at peace lure. Your
Clinton correspondent says that
shu [Mrs Tallahassee] is probably
the causo of us not cut ting tho flit
ted musk-melon when wt? wore vis
ited by those till, d gentlemen from
Ho has gassed right, for slu> was
the primo cause of the goiltlcmoh
being disappointed. She said she
had boen put to a great deni of
trouble timi expenso trying to lat
tin tho mtisk-uiolon. She had kept
it up in tho coop and fed it a lo:>g
time, to give her mama a treat
when slio comos. Hut her mu did
not como. You need'nt say any
thing a bout it, but hold your our
close hero, 1 hope she wont como.
Yes tho scribe of Clinton ls pretty
gi od on tho guess, so good that we
feel constrained to ask him to guess
which ls tho butt end of a goat.
We were among the ninny thal
were present at thu great prohibi
tion Sarcllh Church on tho Otb. The
meeting was opened with a rervenl
prayer for the cause of temperance
by Kev. ll Fowler, who then aller
being introduced by W W (Ireen
lisq. delivered a brief but pointed
address. .Next carno a much hea
ted tlongthy address by Hov. .1 I >
Pitts, wlio painted in [?lain and de
liberate tonus Iho old picture of
dram-tlrinking and Its cheeta. Next
caine tito story of Hen ami Polly,
intermingled willi a wann, brief
and pointed address by Col .1 I, M
Irby, we also hoard brief but poin
ted addresses from W W (.'non
Esq., and Cap:. .Ino Scott. H it
does pro'o' ftion sholl ufa national
thing prohibit, we arr* In favor of
genuine -inion pure prohibition;
bul have but llttlefaith In'anytbing
short of tho national article. Since
we know that the ('lilted states
protects all persons importing li
quor from foreign Counties, from
prosecution under any st ?ito pro
hihatory law for selling such goods
in Ibo original unbroken packages.
Suppose thou ho whole > tato of
South Carolina was to vote for pro
hibition, could Hie stat" prohibito
ry law hoof much forc?? Wo think
not under existing national laws,
Why ?lr, should thc state of South
Carolina prohibit the Importation
of liquors, the national laws on the
other hand enforced, \\ 11 ? I permit
tho importation and of liquoj
despite tho stale 1 e( \\e repeat
tho assertion, Nothing short of
nal ional prohibit ion will do, and if
Bitch an issue was to come before
thc people today or to-morrow, we
would gladly work foi Its success
and cleansing and purifying [pow
er. Wo know thal Intoxicating li
quors are a curso to tho Clvollzcd
world and would rejoice to so it
wiped from Ino face ot terra f Inna.
hut what great and lasting good
can ibero be in n local thing?
Should Laurens County volo it Oil
the IfJlh, we predict for the re
Installment of tho Well kno wn bole
In tho wall system thal reigned su
premely in many paris of our fair
and lovely Laurens, which will cer
tainly KO disgust our noble citizens
that arc al work with /.onions
hearts and bands for tho success of
the cause, that tho future SUCC0SS
of a more national prohibition may
bO weighed 111 tho balance and
found wanting. Wo long; to see'tho
right kind ol* prohibition instituted,
but prohibition that decs not pro*
bibil the sale ni Intoxication or
anything pise, lu our midst ls no
prohibition hardly. We desist
from further remarks,
We uni indebted to the ('linton
representative of the Lauron* Ao
VKiiTtsKit und the other boys of the
brass bund for a nico little serenade
nt'our sanctum on the morning of
the 6th. The boys ure riot learn
ing to play, lint have learned to
play to perfection, they are u band
fruin solo to cranium.
Undo Hilly Hilliard, who bas
been ill for a long time, ls still no
s Mr.I 1' Pearson, who lind the
misfortune to loose bis barn and
other buildings by flee sometime
since. Ile is preparing to build
s il? danial again.
Mr George Eddie, of Florida is
visiting friends near here. Tnrtt
which we fixed our hopes upen.
Tho squirrels ure ealing our now
Hurricane Notes By 'Huse.'
Some of our farmers report a
(?OOd Stand Of oat ; where stubble
has boen plo '.odPince harvest.
Fodder ls nearly ready to gather.
Wo claim a full crop of corn this
Wo heard an old darky say thal
the mendiants of Clinton eau ma ki;
calculation on every rain and sub
tract it from every man's account
and tel! now much more rain each
man vvlll nave to ged Indore ho can
Wt! attended tho prohibition
mooting last Friday, nud cnn say
that Hie Murrav Dill will bu passed
in .lacks township. Kev. IT, Fow
ler spoke first and was followed by
Hov..I. 1>. Pitts, win* spoke an hour
and a quarter. Din nor was then
In order, alter which Col. J. I?. Td.
Irby and Mr. John Scott spoke,and
thou Mr. tireen closed thc meeting
With a short address.
Wc are glad to roporl thal Tal
lahassee sun amlored to prohibition
and has got a new hut.
Tho Clinton Brass Band stopped
ut Mr. John Ntlhors* and played
sev< ral pieces for watermelons,
About seventy live of the Hurrl
ca n i tes gathered lu to hear the mit
Our Wateiloo Correspondence.
Fvcntcaiut n&ppunlnga of .a Week Record
Miss Minnie Hammond of Laur
ens, who has boon visiting Miss
Agues Anderson for some time
luis returned homo, to the regm* of
some of our young mon.
Kev. T. li. Craig and v.il*. of
High Point, visited friends I
Mr. Henry Boozer and family,
of Newberry, uro visiting Mr. B. A
Mr. Wade Culbertson bas thc
ll rsl open cotton wo have sven. Ho.
-ays he has plenty more like ?.
Waterloo eon boast ol having it
young ludv w ho can play on thu
niclndinn with her n?><". Any (uno
may bo called for und Immediately
sho drops her hoad to the instru
ment und thc desired strains will
bo promptly heard, and anyone
not (toeing her would think tho
music was produced in tho usual
manner. This is ono of tho freaks i
that WO will put against the conn
\\ o were pleased lo see Maj. it.
N. Cunningham on our streets yes
terday. The Major is not looking
Well, but says that he is feeling
much bettor, which will bo quite
encouraging to his many friends.
W. B. Anderson and wife of
Ninety six, aro visiting relatives
Kanners are looking quite
gloomy over the loss of Hu ir bot
tom corn, as t liere w as never a bet
ter prospect lu a year and every
one seemed hopeful of making a
good crop, lt is thought flint some
ol tho corn is safe, but the majority
of the farmers Clink that what lit
tle is loft Will not be lit for use. i
Cotton is looking well since tho
rains with good prospects for u full
Quito ii number of om- people at
tended'h.- Kncnnipmciit ut Spar
I un lairg, and make some startling
reports of what was soon and to bo
seen Ju re.
Misses K ?sn Soymouro and Bes
sie Kook are visiting friends ut
N cw berry.
Mr. K. C. Simkinsis visiting rel
atives nt Kdgollold.
M ?ss Bessie Goddard of Mt. Gal
lagher, ls visiting Miss Irene Har
Our young doctor and law yer j
went hunting not long since and !
onjoyod their discussions of law
and anato..iy. The lou ver hus
been up to Laurens and got a new
sn indy of books,
Tho UCB3 Si al:o Story of tho BUUl&lor Told
by a Farmer.
Six or nigh grangers nod legisla* I
tors were sitting in front of t 0
Markham House last nigh!, chat-j
tilip pleasantly about various sub
jects, Conversation turned upon
snakes,and SOUK? wonderful yates
wen; spun. After awhile there was
IV pause, when Farmer Bethune
said, ns ho mopped tho sweat from
bis bronzed face :
"Tilese yarns be purty fair, I con
fess, gentlemen, but 1 kin match
'em, cf I mistake not."
He was encouraged to piocecd,
olid he continued :
"Well slr, you may talk
your quocr vonni ts, bm I sw.tre
the story of''Obi Blacky" will gil
away with ail of ye. It was early
in last spring that a long, sleek,
black sarpintused to crawl Irom
under my barn, and ho 'penrod so
kind 'o friendly and hUrmiftts I
never had the heart to kill C?
brate. Kegulnr every doy ho won! I
come creeping out und sun hi al
right at the kitchen door, and my
young wife she tuk klndjy to the
poor thing, <<ml used to throw
bits o'scraps un' tho Uko to 'Old
Blacky,' as wo christened him.
"Ono morning us he was spraw
ling before the steps, i throw'd
him a lui nd fu 1 (d' watermelon seed
Mint I was currying to tho patch to
plant. Old Hbickey just gulped
'om down and crawled iindor tho
barn, and never again did 1 see my
old black friend, until tho tho timo
I arn about to tell yo about. Nigh
on to a month nfoer, I noticed flush
of tho barn door, u mighty line
melon plant that grow'd and spread,
and sich watermelons that gro\v'd
OH that gentlomon, 1 hwor beheld.
Thar was ?no, slr, ut big as tho big
gest I ever did soe.
'One mornln' my wife come to
mo and sahl: *Gufnoy, dour, spooou
to-night wo Just ask Parson Jones,
and Miss Melinda Snipes .over to
tho [eu ttl ntl of our giant melon,
that I imlice ls ??st ready lo p ill its
x> cUin'i pull it.'
mt tmmm mm * ?? mmmmmjmsivm*m**im mm JM>
"Cordlnglp 'twas 'greed that wo
would, aud ns Ufo mol?n was
brought tn, such words of admira
tion you novcr did boar, as tho par
son and the lad los said. 'Bring it
boro, honey,' said I to Mel indy, my
lioutlgcst gal, who w as tugging vig
orously under the weight ol' the
melon' 'Yes, pu,'said she, turning
red in (he face, 'but run quick pa,
its falling,' she yelled, ami dow n
squashed (be melon with a heavy
timk, breaking it lull in two. (Jen
Cemon, such so roue h I tig and
scroaming wen out as never you
did hear, tor out ol' the melon
crawled 'Old mackey,' and j tat
looked al nie as knowingly as you
"The parson, lui Jist rolled hi ;
eyes to (he coiling and culled on
tlie Lord. Miss Milindy sheknteh
ed 111 > ber skirt s ?nd stood on top
o' the table, while myoid Indy am!
I fust looked at one another and
then al the serpent. 'Bless tho
Lord Nan by,' said I, 'its old Blue! y
come back agin.' .11st how it come
about nobodyknow'd. Nancy, she
Mow ed the melon grow'd tho Stir
pe nt, " and I 'lowed tho sarpent
gaow'd the melon, but Parson Jon
es rubbed his h.iuds and said, '.Sis
ter Bethune, tho Lord only knows
just ?how and when, wo'uns only
know that grow ing was done.'
"Yes sir, gentlemen,', said 'Squire
Bethune, blowing u spark in his
eloy pipe, "if yoe d .n't b'liove ev
ery word that ' -ay, yon can ji-l
. peak lo 1'at i and git tho
1 . ts from him. i -, know n pur
I can't tel a li ..
rite caucus immcdhttclv dissol
To tbc Citizens ol Laurens County.
The followingcircnlar was is: tte 1
a few ?lay- ago ?ind distributed
through tlie County.
Tho General Assembly cf Kout h
Caroline at its Session in Decem
ber bed, passed what is known ns
Ibo Murray Bill for Anderson timi
Laurens counties, in lids Slate.
The undersigned, citizens of Laur
ens County, have been unable to
.oe any .-oun l reason for this par
tial legislation in Hie fae . Of Hie
general laws of the State, upon the
su bloc I of wirti, is known US th"
whiskey I ra file, There should lu
uni erm laws reg?lala;; tho mu
nicipal affairs Ol South Citrollna.
This partial legislation enforces
on the people of this County an
election on tln> Kith instan) on Hie
subject of Prohibition within the
limits of Laurens County. U o
side of this question has been lar
gely discussed throughout our ?.or
ders; those who favor tho aillrma
Ivo hilve in public meetings
throughout the County, presented
an ex parte exposition of the reas
ons why the Murray Act should bo
made n law for all our people; not
Uti organized volco luis boen raised
against it; mensures of great con
sequence shoo ol be discussed tie
fore a people who are tn be uilVct eil
by their consoqueiices. The elec
tion is now Imminent and upon us.
Those who oppose this proposed
measure, have no time to organize
for discussion and systematic ac
tion. Wc who siga this paper, ap
preciating the importance ol' th-'
is-tie ; involved, therefore assume
brierly to say a few words of caution
and tidVico to oar fellow' citizens,
with a brief presentation of tho
reasons why this proposed law
should liol he enacted in tho Wily
pr iposed for Laurens County,
I. lt ls proposed to make n law
partial in its operation and apply
ing only to Laurens Couti ry winni
th" question at ?issue involves all
the people in tho Stat?? ami the
li. Sumptuary taws undertaking
by penal provisions to regulate tho
habits nf the people aro dangerous
as tending to invade and break
down tho barriers of liberty ; a peo
ple vs hose individuality and m nal
respoiiMibility is invaded by Imbil
niil legal enactments, will soon be
ready by-indi education for lin
lyrany of '.he tyrant, or tl lyranical
majority, v. hieb is a thousand fold
UL For a thousand years the
Hng'ish peaking people, our an
cestors, have struggled for the in
dividual liberty which ls invaded
by (his proposed enactment.
IV. Thc pr ; nu d law ls against
thu genia- nf mi free Institutions,
and as liner . . \ing people, pure
and simple, tlie Mousure, wo urge,
should never have been submitted.
V. It I violently strh'gent . Im
practicable and cannot he mi forced
and Its enactment will bring a
harvest of dragon? teeth in tho
shape of violated law,prosecutions
Thcro are many ami powerful
reasons without going into the de
tails why our people should pause
before they commit themselves to
this dangerous form of legislation
Let every man think for himself.
The responsibility is put upon you
to vote e.- a lej slater.
Do your duty. You cannot vote
niiles> you register. You cannot
dodge tho responsibility of not vo
ting. Non-action in this matter ls
action. Tho; o who sympathise In
this presentation ortho Prohibition
subject lot* Lauren; County vii
bear In mind that they must r?gln
in th -ir own precinct on tho 1 I, I
und 13 days of this month or they
Wo conclude an appeal to Hu
Voters Of Lau rons by the presenta
?lon of tho following letter of th<
lion. Jefferson Davis, of Missis lp
pi, add re ,- vd to dov. Lubbock, 0
Texas, on tho eve of tho great pro
hlbition election, ju.?t concluib d ii
that State, with a majority of om
hundred thousand against th<
measure. That let d r speaks mon
clearly, ably and eloquently thai
wo cutt hope to present Cds grav
matter and commending bf you il
.caretul consideration, wp rospoo
fully subscribe ourselves,
Your Follow Citizens,
John W Little, J P Dillard,
Jaine*) neil, n Y Simpson,
*1I K (Jr?y, J D byrd,
H N i'Uttlnghlinti H 10 Martin,
Todvor Robertson, B W 114(1,
llcnl O Cuningbain, W ll Marti
Coo \V Purkorton, J >l Uiddlo,
(' M Mill-, O M .Sullivan,
n M Patton, K Kobortson,
.J M Robertson, J no Id W ilkes,
.tnli Aug Bnrksdch?, Frank (?vans,
Richard O Wat m, T H Hlakoloy,
W ll ?nrrott, W A Itlddlo,
.S K Taylyr, W A Watt H,
M li Pool, 'i- j Murphy,
M SltirrCHVCM, Jas A Cri sp,
Jo.i Mo Dun lol, I' ll Martin,
M P. Kolloy, K W Dondy,
J w buvait, i; <; Don ly,
W P Childrens, ? P blakeley,
W ll Culbertson, J Ii o'Doll,
<; i.t?Np, u v r,uih\,
It II llttdgoan, fl ii MoCr?ry,
13 li HarkudAlu, fi W Duvall,
K Y McCptown, .1 I? Sloan,
K Y Cunningham,
And mau v OtluM'S.
I Tho reduction of Internai rovonur mul
! tho tak lng oil* or u re von ti % Kt a nips from
Proprietary Medicines, no doubt has
I la ruo I y beuollftod thu consumers, asl
well UH relieving tho lon-.loo ol hoin?
iiinniit'noture.iM. Kaneolull.v I? this Iii?
??aso with UreeiiH August Plower aud
I Unshoe's i ?orinan Syrup, UH tho red nut -
. iou of thirty aix eou'is por doKon hus been
j iidib'd lo Ineronso tho ?lao of tho bottles \
! containing tilt? . remedies, t horeoy e.i> ? :
I n jr .-no- lt ft h ni' re mod lei no i tho 75 ot.s j
j s;/..?. Tho August Pl iwor for l)vx|?op'<bi I
j ami liver complaint, ami tho (?criuiit:
Syrup for Cough timi Lon:- not,!,:,-. !
buvo perhaps tho laruesl s ile ol'unv
I luotlloinoM in tho world. Thc advautav't
I ol increased xb/.o of tho bot lien will be
lt real Iv appreciated by the sick :,,,.| ,,r
meted, In ,-vory tow n and vllhure bi thc
elvall/.ed countries, Sample hot I len fol
io cents romain t he sume s?>;<-.
Olonn Springs, s. c.,
I Mr. Rditor
I Having rn thor moro leisure on
j my hands Ih.tn 1 cnn wed di tp ?sc ,
of, I have concluded to devoto un I
J Mnu?' t? epistolatory luterc itirse
iXVim v?'?u nml lhrott?jrh von willi ?he
readers of tlie A?nvr.UT?SKU. Af
ter n picturesque drive of l : miles
j from Spnrtnnhurtr, during which
I we crossed one st r<? nm nf m th .
dangerousdinientious us lo width
and depth, it having hoon swell n]
hy the great rains ol' Su ntl ny nh h!
ativl Monday morning, wo arrived
at this famous piuco ah ?ul 7
o'clock p.m. Mon lay, wc ? und the
bote! pretty well lilied willi guest
mostly from tho lower portions o'
I tho ututo anti our members have
buen daily increasing by tho arrival
nf several moro until now itjbogttbi
lo lie a quest lim where will tiley I it
lohgeci, J presumo how'ov? r thal
IheMossr.' Simp ion, will lind roten j
for all even If the number swell be
yond the present figure. I bave i
not i?ude definite In pi ry, but I
! presume there aro from Ind to IVO
glieSls here at lb! i time.
This is certainly very remarkable
water. The effects aro begun lo l><
felt ns soon as two or moro glasses
ure drunk, and for all di ?uses of
thu stomach and kidney s it cannot ,
bo surpassed by any water in the
UntietlStates. Accord Ingle an anni- ?
ysis furnished by Prof, C M Shep*,
hard, ?I contains Carbonate of Mag- ;
nesht, Chloride ol' Potassium, chlo-,
I ride of Sodium, Sulphate of Lime.
Sulphate ol' Limo greatly prcdomt
i nates lu the combination, lhere bu
; lng ton t ?mes as much of it us of oth
er ingredients. This substance
j which ls not used medicinally :">,:
is considered Indlgoslablo in Hie
! combination in w hieb it is found i..
tills water howevor it acts ndvan
; t igy?ttsly. Asadlrecti tanti altera
tive, this water has lit? .superior,
i The history of this spring i- ruth- ;
ur peculiar. !?? 17(31, v. nen this
j country was a wilderness il is said ;
j thal bun tors observed ? roils toi? ver- :
! ging from nil points ol' tho compass
to n corindi marshy cove at the
base of a hill and which tho deer'
and buffalo made Ihetr way to those
healing waters either lo quench
I their thirst or to cure i heir mala
dies. And by moans of theso brut.*
I tho sj ring w;-? liseoverod. it wotil
ut. first under tlie strange nattie ol
? the . po vdi r mai sit" and the oar.lv
settlors scooped out boles in t!ie
? marsh for Hie waler to collect in.,
and used them ns bathing places
for their children, anti for manyi
I years it was considered a so vcr* ing
remedy for Itch, scrotl'ttla or el'Up
tioii ?nd cutaneous dUi0aso& Al
this carly period, th?1 spring was
not known, lu thu course of time it
w as discovered and Ibo people be
gan to imitate the example of the
I wild jbeusls and drink Ibo Wal? r
which they found oven niore? filen
cious than bathing lu ii. ll is id
I lint many years ago tho t rn
laud on w hich the >pring i- situa
ted w as sold find tho prh n p dd for
it was and old hort o and I he j> ir
chaser afterwards ma le thohuiul
sonio prodt of $ IOU when be sold out
Now th?i property coul ? not lie
bought for ifotyiDO,
The spring lakes ?ls name from
Mr John ll Glonn, of l< ii ?on county
who in tho early days of ibis centu
ry, came to visit Ids brother in
law Mr Alistan Spund s Who theil
OWllcd tho prop.orly, and fl ll cl 1
tho water so beneficial le his wit' '
licAlth ho bought un Interes! in it.
They w ere childless ami had been
for y OB rs, bul after one season Mrs
Glennis health was so much im
proved that sh;? became tho lliothei
of a bouncing boy. This gu ? o groa ?
popularity to tho water, and hun
drolls Ol' people Clinic, (Hld ll :
Glenn wits no! able nceoinni d ?
(helli, they toil cabins for .heni
solves and stretched lents all Over
t ho lillis round about.
A s litany as OJIQ thOUSlind peo
ple have been collected hero al one
lime camping out thal they ml "111
gol tho 1 nedi of thc famous spring.
Mr Glonn not being able t ? im
prove the property, sold out to n
Join! Stock Company chartered by
the Legislature in IMS. This com
pany built tho pri sent hotel and
eight cullins, Tho main body ol
the house is f?t) feet square, throt
stories and a half high With tlirot
wings ll fly feet each, There ist
flfty fool dining room, hall roon
and parlor, reading rooms
billiards rooms, barber sliop
The bod rooms though not larg!
but are comfortable and eon von
lent and the faro ls plain substan
lal and well served. It is bette
not to havo a very elaborate eui
sine befOAU0U the appetising effect
of tin? water are so great*, that th
gUQStH would be tempted to gol
, ami tlumobttiuet its sae
leary c?Tecis it' too tririi?j .
dishes were efot boforo them,
Thc grounds nre beautiful; limply
supplied with sh xdy oaks, und s$t
in bluograss bibi oil' in elegant
walks witii an tunplesup'p?y of scats'
sw ings ole.
To tho mnny who havo booti bon
cfit tod bj tliis efficacious water, I
nhl iny willing ?md hearty testl
motiy. Ii is ?til that lt is ropreson
ted lo be Ip tho stomachic kidney
?uni ont a 110;)!is disorders. Tho pro
prietor iiood not rosor.t lo sensa
tional advertising, but simply lot
thu wui c peak for itself arid foam
will always bring a large number
of poi ?plo hero.
Thu Society ls elegant and refine!,
thorn ! "ii:'.; sonic ol' tho Hist flt mi
lle:? ol'Ibo stilto hore. Among
Hu?a I may mention Chief Just leo
Mcivor ?i.i;l lady,Col. Do/dor, Mears
Williams of Darlington, Dr Piero?
and lady, of Marion, .Mrs Mion of
Whillsboro. Hov, Mr McKay of
Sumter, ('ol. (Jury und Mr Speur
mnn of jtYowbery. I have tho good
fortuno to bc seated ?it moal-timo
by tho sidoof MIM Ilion in whom i
h?? ve di ?covored u most interesting,
tullin! ! '/intelligent and cultivated
lady--a lady worthy to have boon
the lifetime companion of that
eminent lawyer and patriot Col,
ilion whoso mohtncludj death.vo
recently throw n'j>nlt? ol' sad ness
over tho whole r?talo.
The fashion sci ii? lo bo to re
mull? hero i wo v. ' and ;;':'t tho
system fully under th< itiftuencOOf
hiWaler,und then move onto
HiemotiulahiM. Hut I uni so do
un -: o in my taste that 1 rather
lliind i \vi|l violate the fashion und
hustend of going to lite hills <>f N (3
! will prefer re-visiting tho lillis
un ! gullies ol'"old Laurens."
Th . weather has boen delight-'
I'ul ;>!l Ibo Hmo I havo boen herc
und no complaints of heat havo
noell ll . rd.
Very Truly You rs,
E. (). Ii1.
' Thi?flVwdor novcr.vnlres.A marvol
i o f| ?n ri ly, at fong th mid v. liolCsohicnosa
Mon' economical limn tho ord I miry
kinds, lind cn ii not ho sold in comped-*
thni with tho multitudo oj' low u-st
di .: : weight ilium <?r idmsphato pow
dors Sold only in CANS. POVAI. IIA k
INO .PowDi ii CO., KM) \Vnll Street, X.Y
Send I'Mvccentsluiitnilipfl nt onetj for
our elegantly Illustrated ('?dal..euc.
Soi TH Hit.N .1 IfiW KL KY I Lo us ti
!'. i>. Johnson A" Son.,
?igluni B02 Ni still St., Lynch hui'ir, Yu.
kv- WHY MOT!-oo6
. Theory and Actual
li) r nor ?j univ. CitUdogno
IO. 'I ,-.:..! (.? ot,oi.l;lH frei,
. . ." A..fi ld. lUl8ttMlDt?Jf>,V*
i.Ul? niui ?iii kinds of ni neb I ur y
for s d< ni ii w.-st prices hy
liO Yl) .> ?NDMHSO??,
U-?I. 1.unions, S. C.
Fm AL DISCHARGE.
I ly j . i..." . 'OMI Of A. NV. Burnsldo,
I Pro! iii le .lu Ige, t ivlltsottl? tho l?state of
! Millie !'. ld go?, deceased, at this Olllco nt
. i .nun u . ? '. If. on tho 27th, day of August
I ls i, n , i .' ucl; A.M., And al tho san?
tin; o \ r<>r ? Until discharge
Ail pi -soils having ooMuit.ls ngulnat
? ??lld . is : it?i ni i o' roby uotl?lcd to proseo t
: ho sil I no, In : >. n;, on or before said
! Iny, or ho fbrcyor h?irrdd, And ?di ind
j obied aro rc pi ired lo muka payment by
.laid tilui .
<; W ?SH Illili, 0 C 6 r.,
Sei lleniotit sm I
p,y j i nu I Ion of A w burnt ide. Pro
frito Jiidgii, I * .;' settle tho M?tate of
: . I'OWOll, l.'.s asod, ?lt this Oll'.CO tit
' uiro ! H., on tho !i7tll, day of Au
IKS7, " IO O' look, A, Mi and at tho
siinie tinto will apply ft d' n final d t soli argo
All p ; MUS having demands against
said oat ul al" hereby notified to present
the s.uu.?, in duo l'orm, on or before sold
tluj', or bo forevov bnrrod, Abdel! ln
lobl?d ufo: rectal red tn moko payment
by said Hmo, ,
0 VV s n Kid . d a <. e.
Jilly 27. ^
ll. ." ia,. ... don ?I .?. u ? iou ns ni",
i?..,,:, L .lu lu i, I Will settle tho Kstato
.d w. U. \A uko, deena tod, al I|IH olllco ut
I/in i.ois C. Il .. ?m tho huh day of Hop
toinbor, IS.M?, nt Ido olock A. M.. and at
ino samo timo will nppW for a huai dis
' ' AlPporHoiiH having cloinands ngnlnat
mild estate aro hereby notltlod to prc
sont thc samo lu ?lim lorin, on or beioro
Rilld ,idV or bo lorevor barred. Ami ail
Indebted aro required to niako pay mo n
by s aid limo
<;. P.d OPKHANl),