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^WOTON. March 0.?A great
muted out here last night to
mator.s-elect IVfferand Kyle and
ntati ve-elect Jerry Simpson ad*
he Citizens' Alliance in Grand
Hall. l'eflfer and Kyle surprised
ody hy displaying more than
oratorical ability/ aud Mr.
jj created great enthusiasm by
orous eloquence, that was at
e, although unconventional,
l'effer was seen to be a man of
r build, a little above medium
slightly stooping In the shonld
th long, sharp nose, and long
n* a rich dark brown, falling
fcbe lower buttons of his waist
a pair of keen blue eyes, rath
er olose together?a man of mild, min
isterial bearing and placid, gentle
Senator-elect Kyle is a six-foot blonde
of athletic build. He Is a man of plain
appearance; a man of the people, whose
hands have been used to toil. Ho does
not look to be more than 85 years old.
His hair iand mustache are not quite
red, but nearly so. His complexion is
decidedly blonde and a set of very
white teeth are frequently exposed by
a faint smile. Ills large blue eyes are
expressive of little earnestness or
amiability, but the lines in his faco are I
strong and his dress and whole bearing
indicate a simplicity and freedom
frofn affectation or vanity.
Mr. Jerry Simpson is distinctly the
i-.nf iuide of a dude, and Is far from the
Boekltys citizen usually described for
Simpson. He is a man of average size,
with dark hair and stubby mustache,
being otherwise smooth shaven. His
face is bronzed, weather-beaten and
strongly .marked with heavy lines.
His eyes nave a peculiar brightness and
ght up with an "intellectual Uro"
when he talks. A twinkle that comes
into them at times, and a smile that is
ust visible at the corners of his mouth,
?lwxte a .Veen sense of humor and, at
the same time, a degree of self-conB
dence. His suit was a sort of grey
Ls of t'band-me-down" cut. His
i were heavy, with square toes, and
with [leather strings. Ills neck
was/ a plain standing collar,
Id down at the corners and orna
[ed with a black "shoestring" tie,
ie might be regarded a decidedly
^hlonnble figure, but not by any
Pefler deplored the poorcondl
" t,hl farmers, who bad become
lr wlile the country had become
per. fle ridiculed the Republican
jtencejSbf reducing tho tariff taxes,
saidMhat the McKinley bill would
|ng aboiut tho importation of foreign
jr. Can silver he was a free-coinage
lim said that one of Cleveland's
fid qufdities was honesty. There
not- tjho difference cf the turning
P. the money problem be
len the lefl?'eW ? ?l^.the two old
j ('S *^
/hat would you think," he said, "if
ret Cleveland should unite the He
matic and the liopubllcan parties
)f tho Allegheny Mountains, and
)ir candidate against the united
and "West If This ls not improb
Wc leave our friends in the East
le care of themselves. They can
hnly by getting together. There
[gtobe a great storm and our
must hustle to get out of the
Ml the policy of the treasury in
relief of Wall street lust
Inlaid."*** ~* -"'ass favor
Jrjl6 farmers coinpluineu,
I ight, he said, it was right
Ifluuient to come to the re
farmers of thu \v\*.t.
iviword painting of tho dug
sod huts, at the doors of which
|stood in tears watching for the
SomiDg to sell then. out. He
ly were not repudiatora. What
pated was money enough in clr
so that they could get it for
c>? their labor. He had
in Kansas what Interest
khort-time loans, and they
^18 to 77 per cent. The
labors on farm products
m or 2 per cent.
" the Government of the
|g railroads for public
kat low rates, to cover
\ot for profit. A new
|tlroad should be built
cota to the Gulf. In
re years, he predicted,
1c such thing as inter
Xyle considered th:
~Te in South
West. He said that
lovement grew out of the
the South and West on
fonomic conditions. More
tded to carry on the trade
The high tariff was
(t the scarcity of money
ley wanted money, and
hat sort. Silver money
gold, and gold was no
|h proves to be a keen or
cdotcand spirit Y The
was a development,
of the- awakening of
fact that'he was not
i of Advantages. The
/, he said, was dead,
two greta parties in the
~flo and tho Alli
tives would get
?oratio party, and
or of no party
^The South and
re said, had lived
Ji a long time; the
[the party of grand
action the l?"pnb
R^^3Sve themselves in
bringing up dead issues,
wrung the bloody shirt in
Is campaign until thore was
r drop in it. They had appeal
ed soldierB to stand by the old
conditions had changed
1Alliance told the Kansas sol
lte would got to be as much a
[ha blacks ho had fought to
he did not guard his inde
The black slavery was but
|ye slavery; the very essence
fvas that o.* i.oil without re
ti the results of their labor
I from them without any re
I," said Mr. Simpson, "that
la I strife was kept ulive for
lirpoaes. We came to see
lestion of loyalty or disloy
Vere matter of where one
If I had been born In tho
[dd probably have been a
felt it my patriotic duty
cause of the Confeder
"d to join hands with
determined to All up
?sm, and we started by
Ills into it. South Caro
ith Wado I lam i?t mi, and
io chasm if WO have to
Fo old leaders who strive
ml strio allfve."
[did not think tho money
the all-absorbing one.
transportion was, in
I e important. It was
had to pay freights
pat on watered stocks
unionnt of the origin
Is, that tho money of
fucked up. If vicious
^to ho permitted to
jads to consolidate
io little good to hi
nting medium - with
the farmer, for it
back info the
au Iana wiihneld frora use, claiming
tbat oo one had a rieht to withdraw
land from the use of the public and not
hituselt 'm<< it in some way. "We do
not /avor the coufl?c&tlon of land," he
said. "Every man may bold as much
as he can get und as he wants to. but If
bo with! old* It from use ho should pay
a tax for the privilege of doing so." in
other words he was oppoisen to restrict
ing the amount of available land so as
to make that on the market more valu
able, as the volume of money is held
down to make interest higher.? New
A MAN UNDER THE BED.
An Unpleasant l>>?cuv?rj by a Ladv ??r
WlllUmitOD, S. O.
(?ke&nville, S. C, Marc?1A ne
gro named Wei bo ra was given severa
scores of lashes with whips and hicko
ries near Williamstou before daylight
yesterday morning and was then taken
to Anderson jail. It is said that it was
with difficulty that a lynching was pre
vented, and the negro was taken to jail
before his crime became generally
known. It is reported that he was given
500 lashes, but ft i3 put down as an ex
The story, as obtained by a News re
porter last night from passengers on
the delayed Columbia & Greenville
train, was that a daughter of Jones
Duckworth, a well known farmer living
about a mile from Williamston, found
Welborn under her bed when she went
to her room to retire for the night. The
young lady screamed loudly and alarm
ed her father and his family. Mr.Tiuck
worth ran up stairs to his daughter's
room, thinking that the house was on
fire. As he reached the second story he
met Welborn coming down the steps. He
supposed that the negro had also heard
the young lady's screaming and had
gone to see what was the matter, and
did not learn the real trouble Until his
daughter had told him of her discovery.
Welborn was in the employ of Mr.
Duckworth, and as the young lady and
her father knew him it was little trouble
to capture him. Ho made a confession
that he had stolen into the house unob
served and had intended to commit an
outrage. He had even gone so far as to
tear pieces of a blanket to gag the young
lady if she made an outcry. His plan
was to wait until everybody in the
house had fallen asleep. Ilabit prompt
ed Miss Duckworth to look under her
bed and she was startled to aee a man
lying there partially concealed by it
Who whipped Welborn and what time
of the night it was done are not known,
but those who hear of the negroe's crime
will only regret that the reported 500
lashes were not given him.?News.
To ):.iimo Cotton In KusMa.
Chicago, 111., March 6.?Edward
Goujon, master of howe to His Imperi
al Majesty the Czar of Russia, is in
Chicago en route to St. Petersburg.
With the approval of the Czar he camo
to this country early last year and pur
chased a plantation Jucar Shreveport,
La., for the purpose of studying the
theory and practice of cotton raising.
Ho behoves that Cential Asia offers
great possibilities for. the raising of the
cotton plant, and is now on his way back
to tho llussiau dominions to put his
knowledge into practice He and Prince
Dalgorouka already own large planta
tions In the Asian cotton belt, which
they will at once plant in cotton, assist
ed by-some Louisiana cotton planters as
overseers, and with somo negroes, who
will bo tnkon there to teach the natives.
Possessed of the Imperial favor and
confidence, they have tho promise that
the tun 11'on American and Indian cot
ton will |be made .prohibitory and
transportation facilitated between their
plantations and the market, not only ot
Russia, hut also those ot other Europcnu
?>autjt?7'-^?^ The price of labor in Central
tha\ln Un o^^ontcW^w c?? uriVo out
a m^rican cotton from European markets
and yet make an immense profit.
A Storm Swept State.
Mempuis, Tenn., March 10.?A spe^"
clal to tho Appeal-Avalanche from
Okalona, Miss., says: "Reports just re
ceived show that great damage has
been done throughout the country by
the floods of Saturday and Sunday.
Many turnpike bridges have been
washed away and it is impossible to
estimate the damage. Illinois Central
Railroad is bending its fast trains over
the Vicksburg and Meridian and Mo
bile and Ohio roads via Jackson, Miss.
At Lexington, Miss., the storm was
the most destructive ever known there.
The town is almost, entirely out off
from nil communication with the out
side world. The Illinois Central bridge,
one mile east of that town, was entire
ly destroyed-and great loss followed.
Tho track was washed up in many
On Saturday evening Minnie Bray, a
young colored school teacher, living
n?ar here, was struck by lightning and
instantly killed. Bridges, both wooden
and iron, have been washed away, and
the roads are Impassible. Farming
operations are entirely suspended and
ploughed land is badly washed, delay
ing planting two or three weeks.
Fences along the creeks are completely
gone. Farmers are greatly discouraged
by the outlook.
A terrific storm passed within three
miles of Brandon, Miss., on Sunday
night, carrying destruction with it.
Every house on S. It. Donald's place
was blown away, and he and his wife
were seriously injured. The splendid
residence of the late David L. Wilsonl
near Brandon, together with every
building on the place, were blown
away, leaving only the floors and foun
dations. Mrs. Wilson and an invalid
son were carried with the bed upon
which they were sleeping out into the
front, yard and completely covered by
timbers and debris. They were severe
ly bruised and had to remain In the
pourirjg rain all night.
A Cowardly ltobber.
Nyack, IVY., March 8.?At 1
o'clock this morning-- Joseph Storrs, a
young unmarried man of tnis place, en
tered tho residence of Mrs. Bridget
Armstrong for the purpose of robbery.
Ho was discovered by tho mistress of the
house, who tried to seize him, at the
same timo making an outcry, Storrs shot
tho woman twico in tho neck, and as
she lav on tho floor the cowardly rufllan
brutally kicked her in the side. Mrs.
Armstrong's daughter, Eliza, appeared
on the scene, and Storrs fired at her tho
bullet taking effect in the chin. He
then fled from the house.
Tho daughter, badly wounded as she
was, ran a long distance In her night
clothes for a physician and the police.
Tho polico arrested Storrs about an hour
and a half afterwards. His examination
will occur to-morrow.
Tho people are much exited over the
affair, juul a bil'.ev feeling agalngstStorrs
prevails. It is thought tho injuries of
tho ladies will net prove fatal.
To NwTlsitt* Ethereal Keglon?.
Chioa?o, March 8.?Arrangements
havo been completed for tho construc
tion of a. large air ship by the Mount
Carmol company. The exposition build
ing has been leased for four months. The
south half of the building is being en
closed, and within tills space the big
ship will be completed. A larg quan
tity of aluminum has been ordcrod from
Pitlsburg for the purpose.
Inventor Pcnninglon declares that
within sixty days tho ship will be ready
for its trial flight, and a few passengers
will bo car.-ied on its first trip to Now
A thorough test will bo mado on the
lake front after is has been finished,
and th? directors of tho company are sat
JtoM^tthe test will demonstrate be
Jtk l^i^^c^altie and practica^
a rv/iitiiv/AJLi mica.
SECRETARY NOBLE'S ATTEMPT TO
STIR up A SENSATION.
Governor Tli!iit*n l'lnnt tho Secretary ot
the Interior in an t icumioriaM? r<, .1
tlon-ff he f*er?lat* fdafltn will be the
?Columuia, March 7.?There Id u
serious difference of opinion between
Governor Tillman nod Sccrotary of the
Interior Noble as to what would be a
fair division of the Federal funds ap
propriated by Congress for tho agricul
tural and mechanical collegos ot the
State. Tho Legislature ot South Caro
lina has formally accepted the appro
priation for this State, and passed an
Act dividing the amount equally be
tween the Clemson College and the
Clailin College. Governor Tillraau
early in January wrote Secretary Noble
a letter, giving the Secretary all tho in
formation desired. In reply to the Gov
ernor the Secretary replied as follows
on January 31st:
"I have the honor to acknowledge tho
receipt of your letter of tho 24thvinst,
endorsing a certified copv of nu Act of
your Legislature accepting the provision
of tho Act approved August 30, 1800,
making appropriation lor an agricultural
college (colored) and tho Clemson Agri
cultural College (white.) Tho school
population, according Io tho latest count
on Ole m this ofllce (that of 1880) Is
35.0 per cent white and 61.1 per cent,
colored. I am of tho opinion that tho
requirement for an equitable division of
this fuud belweeu institutions lor the
education of tho two races will bo met
by dividing the samo in the said ratio of
tho school in this case.
John W. Noble, Sccrotary."
Answering the Secretary, Governor
Tillman wroto on February 10 as fol
"A reply to your lotter of January 31
has bcou delayed by illness. Tho ques
tion as to what would ho a *just and
cquitablo' division as between our white
an i colored agricultural and mechanical
colleges of the fund appropriated by
Congress last year is, so far as this
State Is concerned, no longer an open
one. Our Legislature has acted and
adjourned, and will not moot again be
fore Novombor, so I have no.powor in
the promises. Please let me know
whether you refuse to pay South Caro
lina her quota upon tho basis proposed
by tho Gonoral Assembly, and if so,
whether you insist that tho school popu
lation as shown by tho census of 1880
instead of 1800 shall govern.
"I will call your atteution further to
these facts; Over 80 per cent of tho
school tax In South Carolina is paid by
tho whites, whllo the negroes receive tho
benefit of over half of it. Second, tho
relative demand for collegiate education,
for which Congress provided, bears no
relation to the relative numbers of the
two races. Third, your refusal to allow
this monoy to bo divided as tho Legisla
ture has ordered, will cripplo the colored
collego ycry seriously, because, relying
on this fund, it has already entered upon
enlargements of its teaching force and
facilities, which will have to bo stopped.
While the Clemson College (white) is
not yet in operation, and can easily await
an appeal to Congress nest December.
I ask you, then, to weigh your actions
woll before doing anything to injure our
I am very respectfully,
B. It. Tillman, Governor."
&?$?ft*(y Noble has not yet replied to
the nbovj. Governor Tillman said,
that accq-diug t0 \x\s information, the
apportionment of tho fuud m West Vir
gjiik', is made on the basis of one-third
hv the colored peoplo and two-thirds
sfe>tno w'uto people, the exact ratio of
tlmgchool population. The following
leUKpf Governor Tillman to Governor
Nor?p, of Georgia, shows him how
tho uBg works:
''OPwencral Assembly divided the
monoy a^pit?*pAijUul in 1890, by Con
gress, for agricultural aud mechanical
colleges equally bctwcVo tho white and
negro schools, and wheK I so notified
Secretary Noble, he replied';V;e require
ment for an equltablo division of this
fund will bo mot by dividing tho ^amo in
tho ratio of tho school population, He
further mentions tho census of 1880,
with a relativo proportion of G) per
cent colored and 30 per cent white, as a
proper basis of division. As 1 ui.J/>in
stand It, tho Georgia Legislature divided
tho fund upon tho basis of school popu
lation, aud Mr. Noblo demands that tho
negroes shall receive hall, so wo find
that he wishes to make South Carolina
just what Georgia has done and yet ob
ject to Georgia's actions, and further
that ho wants to take tho school popu
lation as tho basis of apportionment by
tho census of 1880 instead of that of
1890 which shows the white populatiou
of our Stato to have gained heavily,
while tho negroes have gained very lit
tle. He appears to ignore tho fact that
nearly all of the school taxes in the
South are paid by tho whites, while the
relative demand for higher education as
between the races bears no' relation to
thoir numbers, and that by tho division
proposed in South Carolina or In Geor
gia tho negroes will receive more than
an equitable' sharo of tho Corgressional
giant. As our Legislature has adjourn
ed there is nothing for mo to do oxcept
to insist upon his accenting its action,
and In tho ovent of Iiis rofusal, to appeal
to Congress at its uext session."
Consigned to the Ohio Ktver.
Cincinnati, Ohio, March 7.? The
Ohio Itiver to-day received the ashes of
Professor Wilhelm Steifen, of Louisville,
Kentucky, according to the provisions
of his own will. Ho directed that nis
executors should convey hia body to Cin
cinnati, have it cremated, and then con
sign the ashes into the waters ot
the Ohio Itiver. In accordance with his
will, Auton Kutzlen, representing the
executors, had the body cremated, and
tho ashes, in a porcelain urn, were de
livered to him to day. Taking a cab he
drovo to the wharf, where he chartered
a skiff and was towed out to tho middle
of the current. There he cast into the
water the ashes of tho late professor.
The ceremony was as simple as could be
made and was carried out without at
The florae Baiked,
Lima, O., March 0.?A torrlble acci
dent occurred at Sharkey's Crossing near
this city, at 5 o'clock this mornlug, by
which Lyman Hyde, .mold farmer, aud
his 28-year-old daughter Jndlth, lost
their lives, and Emellne, a 10-year-old
daughter, was fatally Injured. The trio
were driving towards Lima, and at tho
point named attempted to cross in front
of a freight train. The horse backed,
and the frightened occupants of tho
buggy became too bowildored to even
attempt to save thomselves. Lymau
and ,1 ndlth wore killed instantly and
Kmoliuo had her skull crushed.
They Do It Out West Too.
Wichita, Kan., March 0.?A tramp
negro who assaulted tho wife of a cow
boy named Harper, met wltfr ?wift pun
ishment at tho hands of a small party of
men at Woodward, I. T. As soon as
thoy hoard of tho attempt, they mount
ed thoir horses and wont in pursuit of
tho flond. When overtaken, no-ques
tions were asked of tho captlvo, but a
noose was quickly slipped ovor his neck.
Tho other c^atU. the rone was made fasf.
Plant I.t?s "Cotto?.
Col. Livingstion, President of the
Slate Alliance of Georgia baa wrtUeii
the fj?Awfng letter to Col Polk, Presi
dent of the National Alliance;
Dmau liKOTHint: I am satisfied that
the Alliance organization ehould endea
vor to so regulate tho products of the
soil as to furuish a full supply of tho
necessities ot life at least, and at the
same time avoid au over-production in
any given crop. To do Ihfs our farmers
mmt heve some means by which ihey
can uuderslaud what the markets ot the
world demand,- and then some plan ot
co-operation, so as to meet these demands
without producing n glut in ai\y given
product. A step Iu this direction by our
Order would result, perhaps, iu an intel
ligent and safe cropping on our part. As
an illustration of what wo need to do, in
my opinion, tho cotton-growers of the
South should lesscu the cotton produc
tion to n eafo limit, and enhance the
price of the American staple at least 20
per cent. At the eamo time the acreage
for other crops should be devoted to
such crops as are uecded forborne supply
to the utmost possible oxteut. Such a
course would givo much bettor living at
home nud more money for the cotton
crop. To this eud I suggest for the cot
ton belt, at least, a conference between
Alliance officials iu conjunction with the'
officials of other agricultural associations
at some convenient point for the conside
ration ot a wise and remunerative crop
ping, and, if this meets your approba
tion, 1 wish you to call a conforeuceaud
request tho proper official of other State
organizations to loin you In the call.
Something must be done to direct and
influence our people In adjustlug certain
crops to tho demands ot tho world before
we can calculate upon certain and fixed
profits. This plau would, to some
exleut, cover the difficulty. I am taking
for granted tho assertion so universally
made to-day that the present low prlco
of cottou is on account of OYer-produc
tion. If this be not true, a move in the
direction suggested would readily de
velop tho fact and enhance the price of
tho present crop.
L. If. Livingston.
What is it that makes women more
smiling and happy looking than men?
We meet them on the cars, on the
streets, in the country, by the seashore,
always smiling, teeth a glistening, eyes
a dancing. Ahl the secret is they aim
to please. It is an effort in many in
stances for them to smile, and, were it
not for a desire to look pleasing and
pretty many would "never smile
again." VVhyV Because in a large
majority of instances they don't feel
like smiling. They feel more like cry
ing. With their nervous aches, weak
ness and bearing down pains, lifo to
them is a burden. What a gold-find to
many a physician is a rich sick woman.
Why should ho aim to cure her and
deny himself tho pleasure of present
ing his bilh with the usual regularity.
It seems from tho following, that the
surest and cheapest way for invalid
women to regain health and strength
is by using ilotauic Blood Balm (13.
Mrs. J. A. White, 340 Wythe Street,
Petersburg, Va., writes: "I have used
B. B. B. ?vith happy results, and others
have taken it at my advice and are de
lighted with its curative results."
J. N. Gregory, Butler Postoffice, S.
C, writes: "My wife had been under
the treatment of several good physi
cians, but continued in poor health, so
I bought four bottles of Botanic Blood
Balm, and it did her more good than
those doctors had done ht r in ten years.
She is now doing her own washing, a
thing she had not been able to do for
Tho New York Mutual.
The annual statement of The Mutual
Life Insurance Company of New York
shows the remarkable progress made
by this institution during twelve
months. Tho record made by tho Mu
tual eclipses its own best efforts. The
new business written amounted to
."5100,985,1)80, showing a continuous and
phenomenal advance. The assets of
the Mutual Life now aggregate $147,
154,901.20 indicating a gain lor tho year
of 810,763,033.18. The company has
now an out-standing insurance ac
count, amounting to $038,220,805. "Its
total income from all sources is report
ed at $34,978,778.09. It paid to its
members during tho year for death
claims and endowments and other ob
ligations $10,973,200.00. Up to date the
Mutual had 200,055 policies in force,
sliowing a gain in membership for tho
year of 23,745 thus forming the biggest
army of policy holders in any regular
Life Insurance Company in the world.
The surplus fund is now $9,981,233.38
over awl above every liability.
A tviX Of 1'rttllotlrtlll.
Topkka, Kans.. March 7.--The Sen
ate has tho House in a "hole" and pro
poses to make use of its advantages.
At noon to-day the sixtyoAws of the
session for which the Legislature
receives pay expired. The Senate
last night organized as a Court ?f
impeachment for tho trial of Judge
Bolkiu, of the Olli judicial district,
and until the Court is dissolved the
.Senators will each receivo their regular
salary of $3 per day. They do not caro
how long the school keeps, while tho
patriotism of the Representatives will
be tested by their being obliged to serve
Tho Senate will probably use its ad
vantage by killing a bill providing a
wholesale reduction of tho salaries of
county officers, tho Elder mortgage and
?bond tax bill and other radical meas
I'inno i and Organs,
N. W. Thump, 134 Main Street, Co
lumbia, S. C, sells Pianos and Organs,
direct from factory. No agents' com
missions. Tho celebrated Chickering
?'*uno. Muthushek Piano. r^?urUf?tt
for its clearness ^'iuhe, lightness of
touch und lambing qualities. Mason &
rittibi.n Upright Piano. Sterling Up
right Piauos, from $225 up. Mason &
Handln Organs surpassed by none. [Ster
ling Organ3, $50 up. Every Instrument
guaranteed for six years. Fifteen days'
trial, expenses both ways, if not satis
factory. Sold on Instalments.
Scrofula is an impurity of the blood
which produces unsightly lumps or
swelling, which, accumulating in tho
glands of the neck, causes painful run
ning sores on tho arms, legs or feet,
which develops ulcers iu tho eves, ears
or nose, often causing blindness and
deafness. Take P. I*. P. (Prickly Ash,
Poke Hoot and Patassium). It has
proved itself tho most remarkable of
all blood purifiers.
Dispepirra, distress after eating, sour
stomach, loss of appetite, a faint, all
gone feeling, bad taste, coated tongue,
heart b ?rn, all relieved and cured by
P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Boot und
Potuflsium). It will regulate the sys
tem, gives an appetito and make vou
He who is fooling miserable, suffer
ing with Dyspepsia and Indigestion
and often times with dizziness, would
do,well to take P. I'. P. at once. P. P.
P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Hoot and Potas
sium^ will cure you and arrest the dis
ease in its iuciplency.
A complete Bedroom Suit for $16.50
freight paid to you* depot. Send for
Catulogue. Address L. F. Padgett,
.1 iiiyii ii i hi I i i i. ii I ???<>?
W. H. GflBBES, Jr., & Co.,
COLUMBI A, 8. C.
SOLE AGENTS for LIDDEL & CO.
Also I ?i: \ i i it-; la
ESngitio* of nearluM hi tkej Lcoinottve and Tahtflat ?'dlera. rri Hi?n au I oth
er Mounted ESngluos ?ftlm liwt and latest improved stylo, Saw Mills, Grist M ill?,
<j!iii.s, Bos^ Cotton rr??HHo?, Sbuiglo Mn.>!iiiics, riiiiiu'is nui] Wool Working Ma
chinery, Brick M in-illrtery. Coitou -red Oil outfits, ?$<-.
A large Stock of BNOINE FKtinjtH, of all kinds und sizes, in Stock for prompt
delivery and at Jtock Hottom Prieos.
UKi/riNO and PACKING at LOW Kigur. s. A large Block i f Pump?, of ?11
si/on and styles.
DKARINU Mowem, Hoaners and linkes always in stock
fW Or.. Mi. K. U. 15AUOHAM, Laurons, 8. C. who Is fully compotont. wilt he
ploasod t<S call to sou you. or answor any communication directeU to him, and
will sell you as oh?ap as ii you >vcro hero In Person.
Wo buy for cash and pay our Travuliqjr Men a Salary, thereby saying the. Cou
aumor Agent's Commission-Quick Sales and Su.all Profits Ih our r'ort.
Writo to Mr. Huuidnim. or to us dlreot. and got prices nnd discounts.
Ovoid Kuglnes traded tor.
K. R. BAUGHAM. ) W. H. GIBBUS, Jr.,.& CO.,
Traveling Salesman, > ,
Laukens, S.C. ) COLUMBIA, 8. C
NORTH SIDE PUBLIC .SQUARE, - - - LAU RENS, S. C
Over KENNEDY BROS., Store.
Keep constantly on hand a large assortment of Coffins and Caskets
oth Wood and Mctalic, which will be sold low down. Furnished at
ny hour day or night. Hearse sent when desired,
viyo KENNEDY BROS., Successor toJ. Ro clJiv'^WO i
Tlio Coin .ich of Study at tho New Agi-lcul
Columbia, S. C, March 7.?Secretory
of State Tindal and Governor Tillman
returned from Pendleton yesterday af
ternoon, where they have been for sev
eral days in attendance upon the meet
ing of the board of trustees of Clem ion
College. The Governor drove straight
to the mansion, and said he had no in
formation to givo out. Secretary of
State Tindal, who is the sect .ary of
the board of trus'ees gave substantial
ly tho following interesting informa
tion in regard to the courses ot study,
requirements and chairs arranged at
Tho board of trustees of Clemson
College met Wednesday, and were in
session from 9 a. m. to 8 p. m., except
two hours for dinner.
The members visited the grounds at
Fort Hill before the meeting held at
On account of the bad weather not
as much progress has been made on tho
buildings as the trustess had expected.
The trustees are greatly flattered by
the fact that 200 boys have already ap
plied for admission.
The committee on curriculum made
a favorable report and will make an
other at the next meeting.
No student under 15 years of ago
will bo admitted, except where there
are two brothers,one of which must be
at least 14 years of age.
The requirement are that all appli
cants must bo well up in mathematics,
geography, United States history and
On account of tho noor facilities of
the high schools there will have to be
established a preparatory department.
The boys will be expected to work
two hours daily, six days out of tho
week, the compensation not to be over
8 cents except where tho student works
outside of the specified time.
The medical fee will ho $5.00, board
$7 per month, washing 50 cents.
All students must stay in tho insti
tution except those who reside with
their parents. Tho cadet uniform will
cost $10 and tho fatigue 88, for which
he will have to pay $21 at tho opening
of the session.
The collegiate year begins on the
tlrst Thursday in February and ends on
The trustees think that the session
should last ton months, as the students
will get enough recreation In the di
versification of studies.
Tho board, which must bo paid
monthly in advance, will amount at
the end" of the year to $70.
The total expensos for tho year will
Hoard for ten months.$ 70
Medical attention. 5
For poor boys this may be reduced
by extra work. For rich boys there
will bo added the sum of $10 for tui
There will be two departments. Tho
technological or mechanical and tho
Tho courses will begin to diverge in
chemistry after the first year.
Agricultural chemistry will bo re
quired onlv of those students pursuing
t L '? agricultural courses.
Drawing will be required by the stu
dents of both departments in order to
get a degree.
Tho students In tho mechanical
courses must take mechanical and civil
The following chairs aro recommend
ed by the chairman, the professors bo
ing at tho head of studies in common
to both departments:
Professor of English and literature.
Professor of physics.
Professor of history and political
Professor of chemistry.
Professor of agriculture and head of
Professor of horticulture and botany.
Professor of biology, veterinary
Professor of mineralogy and civil
m ecu a nic a l depa htm V. n t.
Professor of English and literaturo.
Profo-isor of mathematics.
Professor of physics.
Professor of history and political
Professor of chemistry.
Professor of. mechanical, civil en
gineering and drawing.
Professor in tho blacksmith and
wood shop.?Tho State.
He WiuitH to be Hung-.
Decatui), Ala., March 10.?Hill Craw
ford, sentenced to hang Saturday for
the murder of Mrs. Mathias, refused to
apply for a stay of execution, although
the Judge had said it would bo granted
if-requested. He says ho is guilty and
does not care for~a delay iu execution
and wants It over with. Tho motion for
an inquiry into his sanity, made by his
counsel, has been overruled.
; A Cowhlcllnov
AVOUSTii Ga., March 0. An attemp
ted cowhiduig by ex-Hubbl Hosenthal
of the JowisJiTeynagogue, on the person
THE LAURENS BAR.
H. Y. SIMPSON,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
f;A JKBN8, '-_B. O.
W. II. MABTIN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
ijauuj'.a.. - s. c
J.T. JOHNSON. W. R. lllCIIR
JOHNSON & ItlCHKY
Okfiuk?Floniine's Corner, NorthwoB
Bido of Public Square.
LAURKNS, II., - - S.O.
Attoknkti at Law,
LAURKNS, - - - - 3. 0.
Oct. 22, Sin
W. W. K10NNKDY.
ATTtHNET AT LAW
Special nttor.tlon given to the investi
gation of titles.
Laurent 0. H. S. C.
1'J.iL! 1 g ! , '-l_! 1 . BB 1 .. \.M
Tbe vYbole Truth,
American Farmer, published at Bal
timore, says: Farmers, when you go to
the town or city and see the dealers of
the shops, busy behind their counters
handling out their wares and commo
dities to their customers, do not go
home infatuated with the idea that
thoy are making great profits and be
coming rich in their lines of business.
On hundreds of the articles sold by
these dealers the profits are hardly worth
speaking about. The competition is
immense, and, the struggle for liveli
hood continual, as any one can see by
looking over the advertisements of
prices in tho newspapers, and then notice
the long list of bankrupts, and the sac
rifices of goods at auction. No, friend
farmer, these city merchants are not
making fortunes as fast as you might
imagine from appearances. Taxes in
variety, andoxpenses almost innumer
able, incident to city life, not known to
tho country, confront and harass them.
And now to the tiller of tho soil, who is
inclined to be discontented with his lot
becauso of small gains, we would say
fraternally and encouragingly: Look
around you and seo if there may not be
many ways within your reach by which
you can make them larger. Here and
there about your business there are leaks
and wastes, it may be, which might be
stopped. And it may bo also, different
modes of culturo might be adopted, and
a greater variety or products grown:
but cheer up, friend, and keep firm hold
of the plow handles.
Sbo Saved Her HuHbiiml's Life.
New Orleans, March 9.?Mrs. Nell
Nelson, a young married woman, aged
HI, was murdered at midnight Saturday
in Carrolton, a suburb of this city, by
Phillip Ilaker, her husband's clerk.
Nelson and Ilaker were settling up tho
accounts of tho week, when thoy got in
to a quarrel over money matters. The
clerk was about to stab him with a knife,
when Mrs. Nelson rushed between the
men and grasped Maker's arm just as
theknifo was descending. While Ilaker
was struggling with the woman, Nelson,
either in fright or dazed by.a blow which
had felled him, rushed into tho street,
calling for help. Fifteen minutes later,
when ho entered the house with an of
licor and sovoral citizens, Mrs. Nelson
was found dead, with her throat cut.
Mrs. Nolson had been married only
six months. She was handsomo and
Found Guilty und Sentnmiou.
Sum tick, March 0.?At 3.30 this af
toruoon tho jury brought in a verdict
of guilty in tho Maxcy murder case.
Judge Aldrlch sentenced Hampton
Nelson and Centry Butler, the murder
ers or Captain John Maxoy, to be
hanged on April 10.
Tho case against Joseph David Chan
dler was then taken up, with Lue So
Moise for tho defense. At 0 o'clock the
court adjourned until to-morrow.?
A Ilrlil? tor an Hour.
Staniiopk, N. J? March 8.?In Feb
ruary last William W. King, a telegraph
operator, who was engaged to Miss
Sadio Jones, disappeared when tho tlmo
arrived for thoir marriage to take placo.
ii" was not heard of in Stanhope until
Tnosdoy of 1 ist week, when he returned.
Ho culled on Miss Jones, begged par
don for his absence, and tho couplo were
married. Within an hour after tho cere
mony bo disappeared again, and has not
been heard oi since.
Third Choioe. -
Topeka, KA8, March 12? President
Chase of the Kansas Farmers'Alliance,
says that Hen. Palmer was Hot our
choice for Senator of IIUuols. Our
ce was (jJresham first. Streater sec
"! THE MUTUAL
LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY NEW
RICHARD A. McCUItOV, PNtsyoeNT.
Statement (for the year ending December 3 let,
Reserve on Po/ticles at 4?
Liabilities oth^r than Reserve.
Payments to P<61icy-Holders, .
Risks assn modi . . . 40,188 policies.
Risks in force,!. 806.085 policies,
ASSETS ARE INVESTED AS FOLLOWS I
Real Estate and Bond A Mortgage Loans, . . . $76,580,831
United States Bonds and other Securities. .... S
Loans on Collateral Securities,.? SI
Cash In Banks and Trust Companies at interest. . . 3.6?6,441 tfl
Interest accruec . Premiums deferred, etc. ? . ? . 7,183,866 3\
I have carefullv examined the foregoing statement and find the tame to be correcf.
a v wat in
A. N. WATURH0U8
From the Surplus above stated a dividend will be apiiortioncd as usual.
The business for 1890 shows INCREASE over that of 1889, a
In Assets, .V* ? ? ? ? 810.75
In Reserve on Polleies and Surplus, . ? * . , J10.56
In Receipts..4 8.85
In Payments to Policy-holders,. 1,77
In Risks assumed, ? ? . . 4,811 policies, 9,888,
In Risks in force. 88.745 policies* 78,87b*,
New York, January ?8ih,
Samuel F.. Sproulls.
Sam na. D. KabCOCK.
Gbokgr S. Cob.
Richard A. McCukdy.
Iambs C. Holdbn.
Hbkm ann c Von Rost.
Alexander 11. Rick.
. 14,402.040 90.
. 13,129.103 74.
. 14.128,423 00.
. 14,727,550 22.
. 15.200,008 88.
. 10.973.200 05.
. 20.214,954 28.
. 21,137,17? 07.
. 23,119 922 40.
. 20.215,982 52.
. 81,119,019 02.
. 84,978,778 09.
, 118.800,851 1
, 120,083,158 t
. 180,401.328 \
. 147,154,001 20
Hbnry W. Smith.
Gborgb F. Hakhr.
.In ii n T. Daviks.
5. Van Renssblaer Ckuobr,
i'ii milhs R. Henderson.
Rukus W, pBCKHAM.
1. I Ion art IIbrm.ck.
w?l. P. DlXON.
Hubert A. Granniss.
HniiKY II. Rocrrs.
Jno. W. Auciiincloss.
Preston b. Plumb.
Augustus D. Juilliard,
Charles E. Millbh.
Iambs W. Hustbd.
walter R. gillette.
Jamb4 E, Gkanniss.
ROBERT A. ORANNIS8, VlOC-PRCSIDCNT.
WALTER R. GILLETTE, General Manager. ISAAC F. LLOYD, ad Vice-Preildent.
WILLIAM J. EASTON, Secretary- FREDERICK SCHROEDER, Assistant Sec'y.
ARCHIBALD N. WATKRHOUSE, Auditor.
EMORY McCLlDTOCK. LLD., F. I. A., Actua
JOHN TATLOCK, Jr., Assistant Actuary.
FREDERIC CROMWELL, Treasurer.
JOHN A. FONDA, Assistant Treasurer. WILLIAM P. SANDS, Cashier.
EDW.VKD P. HOLDEN, Assistant Cashier.
LLD., F. I. A., Actuary.
CHARLES H. PERRY, sd Assistant Actuary.
WILLIAM G. DAVIES, General Solicitor,
GUSTAVUS S. WINSTGsf, M.D.
E. j. MARSH, M.D.
WILLIAM W. RICHARDS, Comptroller,
?RANVILLE M. WHITE, M.D.
Ewd. L. GERNAND,
GENERAL AGENT, COLUMBIA, S. 0.
ATraglo Love Affair.
San Dieoo. Cal.. March 10.?Tho
particular of the killing of *Wm. Trim
mer by Frank Cato at El Cyjen, forms a
sensational story. Trimmer had been
courting Cato's sister, but was objected
to by nor relatives. Yesterday the
young men met and Cato forbade Trim
in er to call on his sister again. After
a quarrel it was decided to fight a duel
Twentv paces were stepped off, both be
gan firing, and after a few shots Trim
mer fell dead, while Cato received a
severe wound in the arm and back. He
has been arrested to await the action of
tho grand jury._
A Guug of Uurglarn.
florence. March G,?Lob Scott to
day turned State's evidence against the
gang of burglars with which he has been
working. Two white men are arrested
as tho result. Two others and two ne
groes escaped, but are being pursued.
The white men are tramps who have
been here for several weeks doing odd
jobs occasionally. It is believed that
tho gang who committed over a hun
dred daring robberies in tho last three
weeks is being broken up at last.
Scott's wounds are mortal.?Columbia
REED, the late Speaker, will pass
into history as one of the most unscru
pulous demagogues that has ever fig
ured in American politics.
Paisett Pays tie Freight
A Great Okker that mat not Aoain
re Repeater, so no not delay,
"Strike While the Iron is Hot."
Write for Catalogue now, and say what'
paper you saw this advertisement in. j
Remember that I sell everything tkat
goes to furnishing a home?nianufactur-j
lag some things and buying others in the
largest possible lots, which enables me to;
wipe out all competition.
HERE ARE A FEW OF MY START-]
A No. 7 Flat top Cooking Stove, full
size, 15x17 inch oven, fitted with 21 pieces
of ware, delivered at your own depot,!
all freight charges paid by me, for
only Twelve Dollars.
Again, 1 will sell you a 5 hole Cookin
Rango 13x13 inch oven, 18x2S inch top, fit
ted with 21 pieces of ware, for THIR
TEEN DOLLARS, and pay tho freight to
DO NOT PAY TWO PRICES FOR
1 will send you a nice plush Parlor suit,
walnut frame, either in combination or
banded, the moat stylish colors for 33.60,
to your jnilroad station, freight paid.
I will also sell you a nice Redromos ult
consisting of Bureau with glass, 1 high
head Bedstead, 1 Washstand, 1 Centre
table, 4 cane sent chairs, 1 cane seat and
back rocker all for 16.50, and pay fr5ig?ti
to your depot. M ~/
I Or I will send you anjclefcant Bedroom
suit with largegJikssTTull marble top, for
JJi It'S-WiDuow shade on spring roller 9 40'
IElegant large walnuts day clock, 4 .Ota
Walnut lounge, 7.S0T
Lace curtains por window, 1.00
1 cannot doscribo everything in a small
advertisement, but have an immense stoi c
containing 22,000 feet of floor room, with.
,ware houses and factory buildingsiu other!
parts of Augusta, making in all tho lar-r
gest business of this kind under one man-|
lagement in the Southern states. These
f slorcfiaiid warehousos are crowded with
the choicest productions of the best facto
ries. My catalogue containing illustrations
rof goods will be mailed if you will kindly
i say where you saw this advertlsowent.
pay freight. Address,
L. F. PADGETT,
? Proprietor l'adgott's Furniture, Stovo|
} and Carpet Store,
11110-1112 Broad Streot, AUGUSTA. GA
< o.111-1.i-vrij <ji * > i; iti i:s.
UPON THE MOST APPROVED
plans, with Suction Fan or Spiked
Belt Soed Cotton Elevator furnished. ?
COTTON GIVS and PRESSES of best
makers. Thomas Hay Rakes, Heering
Mower, Corbln Harrows and Plun?t, Jr ,
A largo stock of Portabio and Stationary
Gimflng and fcaw Mill Engines on hand.
State Agents for
?. A G. COOPER & GO'S Corlls En
gines Lane Saw Mills and Llddell Com
pany's complete line.
W. H. G1BBES. Jr., * CO.,
Near Union Depot,
_Columbia, S. O.
KF,AI> VHBfB fr'ICHJRHft.
Farm Wagons, complete with body etc.
2 3-4 In Thimble Skin.f 39.50
8 in Thimble skin. 41.90
ZM in Thimble Skin. 42.00
One Horse Wagons, 924.50, 92S.5S and
128.50. Warranted second to none.
Write for Circulars.
Buggies, Carriages, Road Carts, Ac., at
10 per cent loss than regular prices. Sen!
for Catalogue. This offer is for only s$
days in order to reduce fetock?so order
1 FOR TIRED
MAN AND WOMAN.
!? ?. 1*. will purify and vitalize jfpur
blo'.xk, or.'ate a good anpclilo and give your
whole i.ywein tono an 4 strength.
A prominent railroad miprrlnrondont at
' Wala "
P, P. 1*. he never felt bo woU In IMS life,
Savannah, suffering with
ei/V, nnd Rheumatism sa;
in liU life, and
fd-ltt as If ho could Itvofcreror, if ho could
?> ulwayaget P, P. P."
5 If you nr.'tired out fir . -ti. rttul
ulcse confinement, tako
I P. P. P.
7 If you aro feollmr ry.-ily In tho aprtag
;] and out of sorts, take
P. P. P.
H If your digestive orgftrjn need toning up,
1 P. P. P.
If you suffer with headache, indigestion,
doblfity and weakness, take
P. P. P.
It you snfTor with rervoua prostration,
nerves unstrung and a general let down
of the system, take
P. P. P.
For Blood Poison, IUicumatlSOuScro?
tila, Old Sores, Malaria, chronic Feinalo
P. P. P.
Prickly Ash, Poke Root
Tito best blood puriflcr In the world.
T.IPPMAN BROS., Wholesale Druggists,
r.tfi'dis'.t lit oci;. Savannah, Oa.
WILL BE MADE ON
ENGINES AND BOILERS, SPECIAL
ESTIMATES ON SAW MILLS. OOltN'
MILLS. PLANERS AND MA
AT BOTTOM FIGURES.
V, C. Badhain, Gen. Agt,
C'OLIJiTlKIil, M. V.
Buy tho Talbolt Engine; it la tho boat.
LI FPU AN BROS., Wholesale Orarrltti,
Sole Proprietors, LIppnanH Block. R*1 ,nau, Ok