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LAURELS, S. C, TUESDAY, JULY 21,1891.
TALMAG Ii! IN KKMTUCKY.
WUNESSfcS TO THE TRANSFORMING
POWE R CF CHRISTIAN RELIGION.
lt.- MjUl'M t m I-timi'? TVmlmoiijr?-The
Ufuerouh Action m.i<j?ui?BbutM?
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lUllorilll' ? ail I ' Ii In lit t <<? h.
Hum Bunion. Kv., July 12.?A vast
concourse of people assembled this morn
iuu on the historic ? anin ground at Illy.h
Bridge, Ky.. to hoar Dr. Talmage
pn ach, They tamo I'roni all the sur
lounding cities, towns and neighborhood.
A largo contingent Iron Loulsvillo and
another IVoin Cincinnati wore present.
Many of the visitors huvc remained here
since jcslerdav afternoon, when Dr.Tal*
mago pie.ached in the same place. The
it M "I hissermnu (his morning v.its from
Avil i?. 15, "We me witne.-scs."
Standing amid the hills ami groves ot
Kentucky, und bet?r this great multitude
that no man cuu number, most of whom
I never saw before and never will see
ugilili In ibis world, I choose a very
j tactical ilicmo. In the dajs of George
Stepbeusou, the perfector ol the loco
motive tti^ine, the scientists proved
conclusively that a railroad train could
i.ever be driven by steam power success*
hilly without peril; but the rushing ex
j rcss trains Iroin Liverpool to Ediu
I tirgh, und from Ediuburgp to London,
jiuVu made all the nation witnesses of
ihe splendid achievement.
Machinists and navigators proved cou
clusivcly that a steamer could never
? r? the Atlantic ocean; but no sooner
l.id ihoy tuccesslully proved tho itupos
.-ii>it.iv ol Mich nu uudertakmg than the
Hi rk WHS tlODC, tliul the |108scMers On
ilc Cuuiii'd, end the Imnun, aud the
Niiiiunal, aud the White Star lino uro
wiiuc&sGh. There went up a euAaw of
v m- laughter at Professor Moise's pro
i.otiiiun tu mnkc the lightning of heaven
Ins errand boy, and it was proved cou
i lusivoly ibttt the thing could never bo
..< !??; but ndw nil the news of tho wide
world put in jour bauds every morning
;.i <! eight has made nil nations witnes
fcO iu the time of Christ it was proved
tii.ilusivi.lv that it was impossible tor
him to rUfc horn the dead, it was shown
logciilly that wbeu a man was dead, he
wns (had, and the heart, and the liver,
and the lungs having ceased to perform
their (dices, the limbs would be rigid
Ii? \otid all power of friction or ai\.usal.
Tbc.v showed it to bo an absolute absur
dity that the dead Christ should over
m i up tilivc; but no sooner bad they
proved tins than the dead Christarose,
und the. disciples beheld him, heard bis
Vn'eo, and talked with him, aud they
P.ok the wiim secs fetund to prove Ibatto
he it tie which the wiseaefes of tho day
had proved lo be impossible; the record
ol the i xpi rimcnt mid of the testimony
is m the UXl: "Him hath God raised
IVoni the dead, whereof we nre witnes
l til.I.V OF THK AUN0STIC.
New kl me play tho skeptic for a
n uncut. "There is no God," says the
skeptic, "for 1 Lave never seen him with
my physical eyesight. Your Hi lc is a
pack ol contradictions. There never
was a miracle, Lazarus was uot raised
Irom the dead, and the water was never
IUI bed into wine. Your religion is nu
imposition on iho credulity of the ages."
Tlitto is nn id man moving in that
pew Ihouuh he would like to respond.
Here nre hundreds of people with laces
it little flushed at these announcements,
and ail through ibis throng there is a
Mil pressed feeling which would like to
speak out in behalf of the truth of our
glorious Christianity, as in the days of
I ho text, crying out, "We are wltues
'1 he fact is Hint if lids worltl is ever
hu tight lo God it will not be through
argument, but through testimony. You
might cover the whole earth withanolo
git h for Christianity and learned t-ca
llsts in de!t use ol religion?you would
not convert n soul. Lectures oi the
hnimony between science and religion
me beautiful mental discipline, but have
never saved a soul and never will save a
soul. Put u man of the world and a mau
of the church against each other, and
the man ol the world will, in all proba
bility, gel the triumph'. There tiro a
thousand things ii. our religion that seem
Illogical to the world, and always will
Our wenpeu in this coidlict is laitb,
not logic; faith, not rrftaphytdo; laitb,
not profundity: luith, not scholusou ex
ploration. But then, in order to have
latlh, we. must have testimony, und it
live, hundred iii(-n, or one thousand men,
or live hundred thousand m? u. or live
million men u6f up und tell me that they
have kit i he felii ion of Jesus Chi ist.a
joy. a coml'ort', a. help, au inspiration. I
am Ix.tu.d as a lair minded man lo accept
i hi ir tisuiuony. 1 want just now to put
bt lore y on lluce proposilions, the* iiuth
of which 1 yhink ihis audience will attest
with oveiwhelming unanimity. The
Ills! picpesition is: We tue witnehtus
that the nltgion ot Christ is able to con
t vi i t ii fcouli /The Gospel may have had
a bard liniw to conquer us, we nun have
I ought it link, but we were vanquished.
You sn> conversion is only an Imautoary
thing. We kii.iw better. "We are wit*
ileuses." ?Theic never was so great a
change in; our heart aud life on any ollur
subject \\A on this,
Peopiefttbgheil at the missionaries in
Minim asl'i'.r because ibey prtaclud ten
years wlfhoutoue convert; butlheie nre
many ih,tusitnds of converts iu Madagas
car today. People laughed at Dr. Jud*
son, the' Baptist missionary becutso ho
kt pt onlpri'itcbiug in Burma!? live years
without! a single convert; but liiere aro
many llcusamls of Baptists in Burmuh
todays jttrcople laughed at Dr. Morrison
in Miui/i for preaching there seven years
*?illi()u,tu single eonveislou; but liiere
inc. ma \ thousands of Christintis in
China tod s.v. people la ighed at the
nufesiotnirlfcS'lor preaching at Tahiti lor
.lilleenjre.pls without a single conversion,
nod uOhc missionaries lor preaching iu
Ihiiytfijkvcniecii years without n single
< ( tiTi^ion-, jet in nil those lauds thcio
nie raltltiitalcs of Christians today.
JJi* why go 10 lor to lind evidences of
the. Gospel's power tosnve nsoul? "We
ma mintsscs/' We were so proud that
lib man < ( uld have humbled us; we were
n>haid tliul no earthly power could have
molted up. Angels of God were all
in . utid abotit us; theab.could not over
com? 11s; but one o.>,J perhaps at a
Methodist anxious scat or at a Presby
terian catechetical lecluro or at a burial
or orf horseback, a power soi/.et' us and
matte us get down and made us tremble
and made ua kneel and made w cry for
11.1 r> \. and we tried to wrench ourselves
away Irom tho grasp, but we could not.
It lluu^ us flat, and when wo arose w?
as much changed as Gourgis, the
liejti|;erJ, who whoot Into sprayer raeet
ifii w ith a dogger and a gun, 10 disturb
the in. elite .Mud desroy li, but the next
Jay waa found crying: "Oh. my great
ains! Oh. my great Saviour!" and Tor
eleven years preached the Gospel of
Christ to his fellow mountaineers, the
lastwodson his dyiug lint being "Free.,
race!" Uh. it was tree grace!
MILLIONS COMKOKTEI> BY TIIK < 11 is I ? r I..
There in a man who was -or leu years
a hard drinker. The dreadful appetite
had scut down Us tools around tho pal
ule and the tougue, and on dowu until
they were interlinked with the vitals of
11 it- body, mind and soul, but he has not
taken uny etimuluuls for two years.
What did that? Not temperance socie
ties. Not prohibition laws. Not moral
suasion. (Jonveision did it. "Why,"
said one upon whom the great change
had coiuo, "sir, I feel just as though 1
were somebody else." There is a sea
captain who swore all the way from New
York to Havana, and from Havana to
San Fraucisco, and when bo was in port
be was worse than * heu he wua on sea.
What power was it that washed hU
tongue clean o. profanities und inude
him a psalm singet? Conversion by the
Holy Spirit. There are thousunds ot
people heie today who are no more what
they onco were thnu a water lily is a
nightshade, or a morning lark is a vul
ture, or day is night.
Mow, if 1 should demaud that all
those people here present who have felt
the converting power of religion should
rise, so lur from beiug usliamed they
would spring to their feet with far more
alucrity tlmu they ever sprang to tho
dance, the tears min^liug with their ex
hilaration us they cried, "We are witnes
ses!" And if they tried to sing tho old
Gospel hymn they wou.d break down
with em* tiou b? the time they got to tho
Ashamed of Jesus, that doar friend
On whom my hopes of heaven depend?
No! When I blush, be this my shame,
That I no more revere his name.
Again, I remark that "wo a? e witnes
sea" cf tho Gospel's power to comfort.
When a mau has trouble the world
comes in and says: "Now get your
mind oil' this; go out aud breathe the
fresh air; pluugo deeper into business."
What poor advice! Get your mind off
it! when everything is upturned with the
bereavement, and everything rcuiiuds
you of what you have lost. Got your
mlud off it! They might as well advise
you to stop tluuking, and you cannot
stop thinking in thai, direction. Take a
walk in the fresh ah! Why. along that
very stroct. or that very road. she once
necompauied you. Out of that grass
plot she plucked flowers, or into that
show window she looked fascinntud. say
ing, "Come see the pictures." Go deep
er Into business! Why, she wua asso
ciated with all your busuiess ambition,
aud sinco she has gone you have no am
bition left. Ob, this is a clumsy world
when it tries to comfort a broken hcurt!
1 can build a Corliss cngiue, I can
paint a Raphael's "Madonna," I can
play n Beethoven's symphony as easily
as this world cau comfort a broken heart.
And vet you have been comforted. How
was it done? Did Christ come to you
aud say: "Get your miud off this. Go
out and breatho the fresh air. Plunge
deeper into business?" No. There
wo?a minute when he came to.you?per
haps in the watches of the night, per
haps in your place of business, perhaps
along tho street?and he breathed some
thing into your soul tliat gave peace,
rest, lUlinite quiet, so that you could
take out tho photograph of the departed
one and look into the eyes and the face
of tho dear one ami bay: "It is all right.
She is better off, 1 would not call her
back. Lord, I thank theo that thou has
comlorled my poor heart."
DIVINE HEALING FOKTHE SICK SOUI..
There are Christian parents hero who
are willing to testify to the power of this
Gospi 1 to comfort. Your sun had just
graduated from school or college and was
going into business, and the Lord took
him. Or your daughter had just gradu
ated from the. young ladies'seminary,
and you thought she was going to be a
useful woman and ot long life, but the
Lord took her, and ynu were tempted to
say. "All this culture of twenty years
for nothing!" Or the little child came
home from school with the hot fever
that stopped noi for the ugoni'/cil pray er
or lor the skillful physician, and the lit
tle child wus taken. Or the babe was
lifted out ot your arms by some quick
epidemic, und you stood wondering why
Go?i ever gave ynu that child at ail if so
soon he hiis to take it uwuy. And yet
you u?e not refining, you uro not fret
ful, you are not lighting against God.
What enabled \nu to staut! all the Irin '(
"Uli," y ou say . "1 took the medicine
that Cod gave my sick soul. In my dis
tress! throw my self at the feet of a sym
pathizing God; aud when I was too weak
to pray or to ioi.k up he bicitlud into
me u peace that I think hittst bj the
foretaste of Unit heaven where there la
neither a tear nora farewell nor a grave."
Come, all yo who huve beeil out to the
grave to wcop theie-?come, ull >e com
forted souls, get up elf your knees. Is
there no power in this gospel to soothe
the hOartV Is theie no power in this re
ligion to (piiet the worst paroxysm of
grieir There conli-B up an answer Irotn
com'oru-d widow hood and orphanage
and oiiildlessnea*, saying, "Ay, ay, we
I A'",iui, I remark that we are witnes
ses of the fact t: ut rejulon has power to
give composure in the last, moment. I
shall never forge t the llrst limo 1 COU
I routed d?ath. We went ucross the corn
fields in I ho country. I was led by my
falber'? hand, and we came to tho farm
house where the bereavement bad come
aud we suw tho crowd of wagons and
'Carriages; but there was oue carriage
I that especially attracted my boyish al
! leulioii. and' it had black plumes. I
said: What's thai? what's thav? Why
those black tassels at the top?" And
alter it was explained to me I was leted
up to look upon the bright lace of an aged
Christian womuu, who three, days before
had departed in triumph. Tho whole
scene made an impression I never for
IT 18 NO HEARSAY EVIDENCE.
In our sermons and our lay exhorta
tions wo ure very npt. when we want to
briug i)lustrations of dying triumph, to
go back to somed.slingulahed personage
?loa John Knox o.- a Harriett Newell.
Hut I want you lor witnesses. I want
to know if you have ever seen auy thing
to make you lie lie v. that the religion of
I Christ can give composuro in the filial
hour. Now, in iho courts, attorney,
jury nnd judge will nevor admit mere
heresny. They demand that the witness
must, have seen with his own eyes, or
heard with Ida own ear*, and so I am
critical In my examination of you now,
and 1 want to know whether you have
seen or heard anything that makes you
in In-ye that tho religion of Christ gives
composure hi the final hour.
"Oh. yes," you say. "1 saw my father
and mother depart. There was a grout
difference in their deathbeds. Standing
by the one wefoltriore veneration. By
the other, there was more tenderness."
I Before tho one yen bowed, perhaps^ iu
awe. In tho olher case you felt as if you
would like to go along with her. How
did they feel iu that lust hour? How did
Uw>j seem to act? Were they verv much
frightened? Did they take hold of this
world with both hands as though they
did not wont to give it up? "Uli, uo,"
you nti>; "no; I remember ns though it
were yesterday; (die hud a kind word for
vn all, aud there were a fow memeutues
distributed among tho children, and then
I she told lit how kind we must bo to our
' father iu his loneliness, aud Uich she'
kissed us g.?odby aud went asleep as a
e.iild iu a cradle." Whut made her so
composed? Natural courage?
"No," you say; "motiier was v<*ry ner
vous; wben the carriage inclined to the
side of the road she would cry out; she
whs always rather weakly." What
gave her composure? Was it because
she did not care much for you and the
pang of parting was not great? "Oh,"
you s'y, ''she tdiowcred upon us a
wealth i.f affection; no mother ever
loved her children more lliati mother
loved us; she showed it by the way she
nursed us wheu we were sick, und she
toiled for us until her strength gave
out." Wha'. then, was it tint gave her
composure in th? last hour? Do not
hide It. He frank and lot me know.
"Oh," you say, "it was because she was
so good; she made the Lord her portion
and she had laith that she would go
straight to glory, and that we should
all meet her at last ut the foot of the
UNCOUNTED MILLIONS OF WITNESSES.
Here are people who say, "I saw a
Christian brother die, and he tri
umphed." And some ouo else, "I saw
a Ohiistian sister die, aud sho tri
umphed." Some one else said l saw
a Christian daughter die. and -.he. tri
umphed. Come, all ye who have seen
the hist moment-; of a Christian, and
give testimony iu this cause on tiial.
Uncover your heads put your hand on
the ohl family Hiblo, from which they
used to read the promises, ami promise
in I he presence of high heaven that you
will tell the truth, the whole trutl i
aud nothing but tho truth. With what
you have seen with your own eyes and
what you have heard with your own
ears, is there power In this Gospel to
give calmness and triumph in the last
exigency? Tho response comes from
all sides, from young and old and mid
dle aged, "We are witnesses 1"
You s>ee, my friends, I have not put
before you an abstraction or a chimera,
or anything like guess work. 1 present
you aflidavits of the beat men and wo
men, living and dead. Two witnesses
in court will establish a fact. Here are
not two witnesses, but millions of wit
nesses on earth anil in heaven testify
ing that there is power in this re.iglou
to convert iho soul, to give comfort in
trouble and loalToid composure in the
If '.en men should come to you when
you nr.- sick with appalling sickness
and say they had tho same sickness and
tool; a certain medicine and it cured
them, you would probably take it.
Now, suppose ten olher men should
come tip and say, "We don't believe that
there is anything in tit at medicine."
"Well," I say, "have you tried it?" "No,
I never tried it, bull don't believe there
U anything in it," Of course you discred
it their testimony. The skeptic may
comt! and day, "There is no power' in
your religion." "Have you evertntd
it?" "No. no." Then avaunt!" Let
me take the testimony of the millions
of souls that have been convened to
God and comforted in trial and solaced
iu tho Ust hour. We will lake their
testimony sis they cry, "Wo aio wit
LOOK KOU THE ST A It OF IIETIILEIIEM.
" Professor Henry, of Washington, dis
covered a new star, and the tidings speel
by submarine telegraph, and all the ob
servatories of IS uro pa were, watching
for I hat new star. Oh, hearer, looking
out through the darkness of thy soul,
canst thou see a bright light beaming
on thee? "Where?" you say, "where?
How can 1 lind it? Look along by the
lino of the Cross of the Son of God. Do
you not see it trembling with all ten
derness and beaming with all hope. It
is the Star of Hetblehem.
Deep horror then my vitals froze.
Deathstruck I ceased the tide to stem,
When suddenly a star arose?
It was Star o"f Bethlehem.
Oh, hearers, get your eye on It. It is
easier lor you how to become Christ ians
than it is to stay away from Christ ami
heaven. When Mme Sontag began her
musical etiteer she was hissed off the
stage at Vienna by the friends of her
rival, Amelia Steininger, who had al
ready begun to decline through her dis
sipation. Years passeilon, ami one day
Mme. ?ontag, in her glory, was riding
through the streets of Berlin, when she
saw a little child hading a blind wo
man, and sho said- "Come here my
little child, come here. Who is that
you are leading by the hand?" Ami
the little cniid replied; "Tnat's my
mm her; tha.'s Amelia Steimoger. ^Iie
used to he a great singer, but she lost
In r voice, and she cried so much about
it that she lost her eyesight." "Give
my luv? io her," said Mme. Sontag,
"and tell her an old >*' quaintnnce wilt
call on this afttmoon."
The next week in Hi rlin a vast assem
blage gat tiered ut a ln-nellt for that poor
hlind woman, and it was said that Sou
tag sang that, night as she had never
snug before. And she took a skilled ocu
list, who in vain tried to give eyesight
to tue poor blind woman. Until the
day of Amelia Steinluger's death Mad
am Soiling took care of her ami her
?laughter after her. That was what the
queen of song did for tier enemy. Hut
oh, hear a more thrilling story still.
Uli ml, immortal, poor and lust, thou
who, when the world and Christ were
rivals for thy heart didst his* thy Lord
away - Chriat comes now to give
thee sight, to give theo a home,
to give thee a he < von. With
more than a Son tag'8 generosity, he
comes now to meet your need. With
more than a Sontag's music, he comes
lo plead for llty deliverance.
An "ExcelUul" Hank Failure.
I.ouikville, Ky., July 10.? The
Falls City Hank, established in 18C5,
went to the wall this morning, making
an assignment to the Mechanic Trust
Company and rinsed it doors at 701
West Main sheet. Liabilities $431,300,
of which $223,900 is due Ihu clearing
house, and deposits aro $101,700, assets
nominally $123.000. From the begh -
uing of the li nai i Ma I panic last year'the
bank has been carried along by the
clearinghouse, being on Ihe ragged edge
all the Umu. It has been known lor
several days that it wus only n matter ot
time, before it would have logo. De
positors will he paid iu lull und stock
holders will get possiblv 35 cents on tho
dollar. The capital stock ia $000,000.
?I. T. Mooro Is president. Bankers re
gard the failure as au excellent one, as
croditora were getting ready to bring at
Mother and Child Killed.
Olynky, 111, July 9.- Mrs. Raymond
aud her llttlo four-year ohl son wero
struck and killed by a pt? isenger train
on the Ohio aud Mississippi lload near
here this morning. Mrs. llaymond was
picking berries, aud her child strayed on
the truck. The mother tried to rescue
the lad, but both wero run over and
I HE TARIFF ISSUE ACCEPTED BY
Oou 11.11.it all N???at.?rY lo Usold? Who
Mhoitld i.iml the Hosts AR*.lii?t MoKln
lo\ -I m .iWm- Keoul vm Slight Atteutlou?
l'lat'orui 4,?lopt?d br the Coitreutlon.
Cleveland, 0., July 15.?Canip
boll witii}. aud will again lead Jio Dem
ocratic boats of Ohio.
Tho Democratic Stale convention was
called to order at 10.30 o'clock this
morning. From/he rear of the stage a
large number of woman viewed the pro
ceedings with interest. State Chirmau
Jno. A. Norton cnlled the gathering to
order. lie delivered a long speech, call
ing uttoution to the importance of the
campaign aud its issues, and asking the
delegates to bury passion. Uo closed
by introducing Allan W. Thin man as
temporary Chairman, who ?\as loudly
applauded as ho came forward Is speak'
the CHIP OFF the OLD block.
Tho sou of thoJOld Hornau begau as
follows, "in his speech nominating Ma
ior McKiuloy, Governor Foraker said
ovcu tho wiles of the devil seemed un
able to kill tho Democratic party, which
undoubtedly meant that it will novel- bo
destroyed by tho Republican party,
Evidoutly tho fact must have occurrod
to him that this grand old Democratic
party lias seen the birth, growth and
death of every political organization that
has ever risen in this country. Now an
organization that conuot be killed, even
by the evil spirit, must be immortal that
is, it can never die, and in the cud it will
certainly put all of Its enemies under its
leet, including Major McKinley and the
The speaker criticized tho po Icy of the
Republican party in raising the average
rate of duties from 47 to 57 per cent., in
< lothing; tho President of the Uuited
States with unconstitutional powers; iu
pernicious class legislation, driviug
the American marine oil' the high seas;
in assisting Eugland iu her attempt to
establish honomctalism; in adding in a
short'liuie 2,000 names to the list ol
ollicor holders; in blocking all legislation
for months in the endeavor to enact the
infamous, villainous and partisan force
bill. Continuing Mr. Thurman said:
4 T most earnestly lescech the farm
ers, whose iuterests arc identically the
same as my own. to follow this course:
The wild schemes of the Government
loaniug money upon warehouse corti
llcatcs or upon lauds, the taking posses
sion of railways and telegraphs by tho
govern incut, internal improvements that
nro demanded' and a dozen other minor
issues that all lead not onl y to greater
taxation, but to tho rankest kind of so
cialism, I mys to them, put all to one
side and stick to the tarifl issue until yod
get what is due you."
He continued at length to discuss tho
la nil'law in its relation lo the I armer
and iudustrial classes, aud dwelt in
atroug language upon the tin plate in
iquity, and concluded by saying that
lust fall protected classes poured out
money like water, intimidating work
men aud btraining every nerve to carry
the McKinley district.
In conclusion lie said; "Intereuched
monopoly will not surrender without
making a desperate struggle; therefore,
1 implore every man iu this convention
lo work after he leaves hero with his
whole soul for our success. Lot no per
poual differences or feelings of disap
pointment in anv way deter you, but be
dilligcnl, be active, bo alert; orgaui/e iu
eveiv school district, and above all, be
courageous. Lot thore bo no dodging
upon this issue; this is no time for faint
hearlcduees, but a time when true and
brave mcu should be willing to light
with llicir whole power for what they
know to be right."
permanent oho an i/ati on.
Ex-Congressman Frank Lebloud was
elected peimancnt chairman, and made a
briel and eloquent speech.
Gen. Armstrong of Cleveland, moved
that ihc convention adopt the picture of
a victorious rooster us the device to des
ignate the Denocratic ticket, the recent
ha lloi reform law requiring the selection
of some device.
"I think," said Gen. Armsfroug, '"that
the convention should adopt as the em
blem of tho Democratic party of Ohio,
the old gamecock rooster. [Cheers and
applause,] Republicans will recognize
that as our symbol, and every man who
every voted the Democratic ticket can
put Ins mark under the rooster." [Cheers
and applause.] '
Gen. Armstrong's motion was adopt
ed by acclamation,
After a sesdou lasting ir >m 10 last
night, with slight Intermission j, tilt ti
this morning, the committee on resolu
tions reported majority and minority ro
Tho lormor--declare*: "We are o,
poscd to all class legislation, and believe
in a tariff levied for tl.o sole purpose of
producing a revenue sulllciout to del ray
the legitimate expenses of the govern*
mcnl. economically administered.
TARIFF issue accepted.
"We accept tbc Issue tendered by the
Republican party on tho subject of the
tariif, as represented by the so-called
McKinley tariff act, conlidetit that the
verdict of the people of Ohio wilt bo re
corded against the iniquitous policy of
tho so-called protection, chumpoiued by
the Republican party in tho interest of
a luvored class against the masses.
on the silver question.
"Wo favor ?graded income lax. We
denounce i he demonetization of silver iu
1673 by the party then iu power as tho
iniquitous alteration of the money stau
ilard iu favor of creditors and against
debtors, tax payers and producers, aud
which, by shutting oil'one of the sources
of supply of primary money, operates
continually to increase tho value of gold,
depress prices, hamper industry and
"We demand the reinstatement of tho
constitutional standard of both gold and
silver, witli tho equal right of each to a
freo aud unlimited coinage.
the lit l.l.ion dollar conoreks.
"We denounce tho Republican Billion
Dollur congress, which by ils extrava
gant expenditures, oxhaustod the sur
plus iu the national treasury, left lliero
by I ha Democratic administration, and
created a delicti which substitutes dos?
potic rule for freo discussion iu the house,
the force BILL,
"Wo congratulato the people on tho
defeat of the o hous forco bill, demanded
by tho Republican president and cham
pioned by the Republican party for t o
purpose of porpetuating its rule by per
verting the constitutional powers of the
goveromont, deatioying free elections,
in order, cs declared by Speaker Reed,
'to register voters, supervise elections,
count ballots and dcclaro result."
"Wo favor liberal and Just pensions to
deserving and disabled soldiers and
sailors who fought for tho maintenance
of the government, and like ncusious to
t&ir widows and orphan children."
The plaCorm also denounces the Ilc
brow persecution In Russia.
the MINORITY HETOKT
substitutes tho following plank on free
trade and the unlimited coiungo of silver:
'?We believe iu hon?st money, tho coin
age of gold and silver, aud a circulating
medium convertible into such monev
without hiss, and we oppose all legisla
tion which tends to drivo either gold or
silver out of circulation, and believe hi
maintaining the coinage of both metals
on a parity.
The majority report was overwhelm
for governor began at 1 o'clock. Mr.
xollolt. of Cincinnati, placed Ncal in
nomination, and at tho conclusion of his
speech the convention went wild.
Gen. Michael Ryan nominated Gov.
Campbell. 'He snid ho was there to con
tradict the statement that ill the Domo?
crds from Hamilton county arc opposed
to tho present governor for renomma
Ho caused great laughter by alluding
to Foraker's defeat, saying a banged up
editor and a patent ballot box were all
that was left to commcmornto tho mem
ory of the ouce mighty Foraker.
CAMPBELL, ON first BALLOT,
Gov. Campbell was rcuominatcd <>n
the llrst ballot, amid great cnthusins u.
In accepting the nomination lie grate
fully acknowledged the honor paid him.
Ho referred to the successes of the Dem
ocratic administration in Ohio, and re
butted the Republican charges of extrav ?
A NATIONAL FIGHT
Continuing, he said:
'?The battle before us is essentially a
national one. Not only is this true be
cause the result must seriously effect
next Year's federal elections, but also
because tho Republicans of Ohio have
unreservedly identified themselves with
every phase of tho iniquitous legislation
accomplished or attempted by the fifty
THE REPUBLICAN '1 LOST CAUSE."
"In their platform thev have reaf
firmed their adherence to the infamous
force bill?the Republican lost cause?a
measure so obviously designed to des
troy 'ree elections that Republican sena
tors, unwilling to viola'o their con
science and oaths, refused to inflict it
upon the country." Ho concluded as
A word TO the ALLIANCE.
'?Lot tho well-meaning men who train
under names of the Farmers' Alliance,
or of People's party, and who seek to
remedy the real grievances brought
aboutby Republican legislation, remem
ber that no third party can succeed, hut
with us, and as a part of us, they can
help to swell joyous hosannas that will
peal to heaven from tax burdened people
of tho entire country when the glad tid
ings go forth next November that wo
are yot In possession ot the old Republi
can citadel, now the .Democratic Ruck
Licutenaut Governor m. V. Marquis
was renominalcd unanimously.
an amusing application.
The illiterate ltcquui for a Gliarcur from
n Colored Hotly.
Columbia, S. C. July 11.?One is
always stumbling across something in
teresting in tho .Secretary of State's of
fice, and even in so dry an official docu
ment as an application fir the charter
of a corporation or n society, there is
sometimes that which will raise a laugh.
Of such a nature is the following appli
cation or a colored organization in Marl
The St. of 8. 0. duly 7th 1891
.siaic Secretary of South'Carolina
Dear sir we tho under s:^n. have
Gathered our solves to aether; and look
ing at our Present condition and see! g
our Prosper, that Hin upon us for the
last 25 years, dcbided that their is no
hopo lir us; in the State of South Cuio
lina, und we had well gather our Selves
to Gcther, and leave for und other Slate
and while we was meditating over the
Subject, a thought was banded down to
us by the all mighty, who Rules Roth
hcveu and Kurth, IlKO unto this that we
needed a new organization among our
solves; and upon that thought, we call a
Body of mens to gether and organized r.
society Known us the Days of Labor
and. we do hear Hv apply to the Statu
of South Carolina lor a Charter; and uiir
objects is thus, lir.st to'teach our i'. m le
hOW to work, for the uphill ng of our
Race second to care more tor the help
less, aud sick, third to try ami turn the
minds of our un thougiiiliil 1'ooph./,;
four to advieate tho cause of the s ate
where they wer Hied and Horn, live to
care more for tho Eklgercalloual ul our
'".ildren, than we have lure in lor; wo
hope thai "fou'iv'll Oi?m us tho ml!
charge Ol the Charter If It are. ;Y!'iu d to
us, and also what sorse must wo up'jTfT"
to for further instruction If any m ad. d |
woating your Reply the Buddy num.un
1. J, N. IJamlin; 2. S A. Billion;
A. 11. Stafford: I. K. Harleo; 5. It.
Stephenson; 0. N. S Sicple Mi 7. J. 1?. 1
Hoyeler; s. J. R. C'omlched; 9. W, X.
Hameltou; 10 S. C. Konnctdv; II. II.
Jackson: Tolcl no 12?S. .1. McNeil; 12.
you Will Please address
mose II AM elton & Co.
Little Hock, s. t',
The applicants were informed Lit it
tho Clerk of the Court was authorized
by law to chaiter benevolent societies
and In all probibility, "the Days of
Lab >r and (K)nighls ot Tod" will soon
boa full Hedged society nud ready to aid
In the "eulucashon" of their people
Mm. I>avl?*H I>??<?!sinM
New York. July 11. -Mrs. Davis,
the Widow ot the late JeiTctSOli D.ivi-.
who has i een sojourning at Ihe New
York Hotel in this citv for some lime
past, In a letter forwarded to the citi
zens of Richmond to-day, Stall h that,
alter much deliberation, she has decke
ed lo give Virginia the can- of her bus
Sho briefly roviews the claims or the
various States to her husband's re
mains, and urges the fact that in the
inline:.a of fame he did not belong to
any part of the country, but that in
Richmond he received generous and
unwavering support iu the darkest
hour of the Soutu's defeat.
Sho refers to her per son Al sacrifice
In giving up the hope of dwelling near
her husband's resting place, au i ex
presses the hope that the Slates of the
Confederacy will also relinquish (heir
cherished plans for tho sake of gratify
ing Ihe majority of tho veterans of tho
South who have urged Richmond as
the proper place for him who loved
them ail and labored for their glory.
CUPID CUTS A CAPER.
ALFRED SUARTZ BRINGS HIS SWEET
HEART FROM AUSTRIA.
On Arrival She Inform* Her Luv?r 8li?
llldii'l I.lUe Hin l.-.ok?, .I HturtH on tli?
I.unit .Intirno. HuuinivurU.
COLUMBIA, S. C, .July 14.?Allured
Sum tz was the saddest man in Columbia
yesterday, lor the roue-colored dream of
his uneventful, hard working life bad
been rudely, suddenly swept away by
the faithless action of the girl whom ho
intended to make his wife. All the way
from sunny Ausuit came Alfred, juet a
year ago, With ambition beating hitfh
within his breast, and the sweet assur
ance that her whom he loved would
come over aud join her fortunes will? his,
should he make bis way In the New
And he did. In tho course of eventa
he drifted lo this eifv and engaged in
his trade of b iker. 15 v bis careful mode
of llvlug, Alfred amassed quite a tidy
sum of money, and he soul a portion of
it to his sweetheart, Marie Hpple, of Vi
enna, with the request that she come on
at once. The young woman lett her
native country ill once, and tookpassago
Although wild with the impatient do
sire to sec his loved one, Alfred could
uot go lo New Vork to meet her and
bring her on lo Ibis city, aud so he
Vcstcrduy morning Marie arrived on
the train from the Metropolis, and her
lover was wailing for her at tho depot,
lie had-made preparations for them to
be married nl once, and had prepared
her n home,?humble, but still a homo.
Now Alfred is almost a dwari iusi/.e
?e I by no means handsome. Ills per
al excellencies atoned for lids among
Ids few friends, howcv r, but his aopoar
an.c proved the death knell of all his
ho| ,s. lie had looked forward lo the
meeting with ail the loaning that his
simple mind was capable of, and bis fu
ture happiness seemed centered in
Marie. lVrhaps the fair Marie thought
that he would grow, i nd that the air of
the new anil mystic continent would im
prove, his looks. When the Coast Line
train steamed luto the depot early pes
tcrday moruing, Alfred was waiting an
xiously at the gates. Through the win
dow of one of the cars he saw Marie, and
executed a war-dance in his glee. Hut
his joy was dashed to tho earth. Dis
appointment was plainly visible ou the
young woman's face when she caught
siulit :.l h t diminutive lover. Kvideully
the climate hail done nOlltioglo increase
bis staune, or make him belter looking,
as she loudly hoped it would.
When they met, Mario dismayed poor
Allied by coolly telling him that she had
chauged her mined and was content to
remain plain Marie JSpple for the pres
ent. A long and stormy interview fol
lowed, and ibo crc&tlallcu lover left his
faithless sweetheart , vowing to do some
thing desperate, in Iiis terrible disappoint
Marie remojned in the depot until the
next train left, when sho started back
on her long tedious journey to her home.
She I old i Register reporter in broken
English that she was very mad at being
dialed all the way from Vienna for
nothing, and that she was; going right
home. She jiisi laid money enough lo
Altred was despairing his luck last
uight, ami lamented the loss ol his hard
earned savings, which he had given to
Mario, I ho poor baker swears thai lie
will now remain a bachelor the rest ol
his natural life.?Register.
A ii Alliance. Ituita
Fort Worth, Texas, July 11.?The
following rosolul ions, having a nal lonal
bearing, were adopted to-day by the
aiiti soli treasury State convention of
I he Fanners' Alliance.
"Itosolvod, I hat w e denounce the
sub-treasury and land loan schemes
and governmental ownership of rail
roads as u violation ol ihellrst princi
ples of good government, us paternal
in thou character, us centralizing in
their tendencies, and if enacted into
I lie law I hey would i reale such a horde
of national otlice-holdeis us would fast
en tho clutches of the party in power
lipon lbe ihr.) its of the people so
strongly that the voices of honest, pa*
trlotic cili/.flM would no longer be
heard in (he e illtrol of govern in 'lit af
"Wedemand that these men who are
not farmers be removed from tho na
tional and Slate ollic s of our order, and
that none but. lho.se who luve their in
i. n ts iu farming be allowed to till
SUt.il (daces. We now appeal io all hon
es , mom hers of the Alliance through
out the I'idled States tu unite with us
iu ) nth :g down this common enemy
and disgrace .?1 our o.der. To tins end
we most earnestly re 'Omuletid the
brother Aliianeeinen of the United
Stalest) ime? iu national convention
a' St. Louis oa the third Tuesday of
'Risolvei, Thai wu most heartily en
dorse the course of Hon. U.S. Hall
?uumldu"! ol til - State Alliance of Mis
soitii, iu reiiihtuA ' ? co icur in the ac
I: i on the ease of t' W. Mutatr.e a!
Ouahi in opposition to the sub-treasury
scheme, e'c. We earnestly pledge Mr.
i lall our supp i t in i Iu- noble and in in
ly effort to i ii theordir, both State and
national, of ail shackles winch will re
tard its strrriutli lor ultimate success."
Monster In Hitman Form.
Nhw Vork. July 0.?A newspaper
im ached Ibis city tod iy Irom the State
nl' Chihuahua, Santa Rosa, South Amer
ica, which contains a startling story of
cannibalism iu llrazil. According to
lbe nrticlo, the horrible I'easfng occured
at Salinas, iu the Stale ot Minus, Brazil,
where the human tnonsler, a man named
demente Viei ra, was caught in the very
act ol eating a portion of the remains of
one of his victims. The editor ol the
paper Cidn !>' Loopoldlnn saw Vieira
in jail, and a-ked the prisoner it It was
h ue that he had nourished himself on
human In sh * Ves, sir." answered the
prisoner, "for some tune I and my
Iriends, Ihisllo, Lcnndro and others,
have eaten human llcsh; in fact, we lived
The story goes Oil to relate the killing
and eating of several persons, until
finally, when victims became scarce,
Vtcrra and liasllo killed ono of their
companions and devoured him. Vicrra
later on killed Basilo, but had only eaten
a part of the body when he was arrested.
The rest of IJasllo's remains was found
packt d away In a barrel, prepared with
pepi r and salt.
Fatal Fall ?>r? Qtmnast.
CLINTON, la., duly 13.?During tho
afternoon performance of Adam Kore
paugh's show the erane broke upon
which William, of Ilanlon brothers,
gymnasts, were performing. Ho fell
to the ground, missing the net, and
st riking upon his head, broke hifl neck,
dying almost instantly.
TILLMAN VERSUS TALBERT.
It 1a>oUa Lite* a Drawn llnttl* at Kriffo
Edgefibld,S.O.,July 10.?Tue gath
ering of tho Kdgelh hi Count y Alliance
to-day took the shape of a protracted
meeting and a love-feast. Itnisemblod
at 11 A. M. and adjourned at 5.30 P. M
Mr. S. L. Rucdy presided, with Mr. S. B
Maya as secretary.
The business of the meeting was dis
patched pt jmptly. The election of of
tlcora resulted as IoIIowb: President;
8. Ii. Heed; vice-president, I. B. Jones;
secretary, S. B. Majs; treasurer, Dr. W.
II. Timmer.iran; county lecturer, James
P. Bean; assistant lecturer, P.D. Ousts;
chaplain, the Rev. J. D. Parish. Exec
utive committee, ?. 1*. Lagrone. W. S.
Allen aud J. W. Alton. Delegnto to
State Convention, S. L. Reeilv; altern
ate, W. W. 11 olson.
After the elections as above speeches
were made by Distriect Lvcturer (fas
ton, Col. W. J. Talbert aud Governor
Til I man.
Mr. Oastoit's speech was on the fol
lowing points: Punctual attendance,
unity of action, education, abulitiou of
national banks and free and unlimited
coinage of silver.
Col. Talbert spoke of the policy of
the Alliance and followed the line gen
erally of his speeches heretofore pub
Governor Tillman also spoke on Alli
ance principles and the course of the
Alliance to insure its success us an or
After the speeches several resolu
tions were offered, as follows:
Resolved, That the endorsement of
the sub-treasury scheme has a tenden
cy todi8rupt tho Democratic party.
This resolution was tabled.
Resolved, That the Edgelield County
Alliance adopt the Oeala plitform,
with tho omission of the sub-treasury
The third and last, resolution was of
fered by Mr. Williams, of Grey Town
ship. It was
Resolved, That the Edgelield Alli
ance do adopt the Ocala platform.
This resolution was not pressed nor
put to the house and was therefore not
Col. Talbert spoke lor two hours and
a half, and is said by his friends to
have made the best speech of bis se
ries, lie was very frequently applaud
Governor Tillman was very warmly
received by his Edgelield friends, and
his speech was characteristic, earnest,
forcible, and at times humorous. While
lie was speaking inside a largo crowd
of friends from the country and town
outside were patiently awaiting the
close of tho meeting to call him out
He declined, however, to make another
It was expected before the meeting
this morning that there would be a
conllict between Governor Tillman and
Outside of criticisms, however, which
have been repeatedly referred to, the
meeting was quiet and harmonious,
tho delegates in au excellent, humor
with themselves and everybody eis?! at
tho close of tho six hours' session.
Those who oppose e,r are negative on
the sub-treasury business say that they
desire moie enlightenment before they
commit thomselvef toil,and the prom
inent sub-treasury men say the passage
of the Williams resolution endorsing
the Ocala plat form was not necessary,
as the St. Louis platform had been en
dorsed and that Alliance men by a great,
majority endorse it, whether formally
The sub-treasury men at the meeting
claim that, although no resolutions of
instructions were passed, State Dele
gate Reedy is a sub-treasury man and
also the district delegates. The fact is
both sides in the meeting today claim
a victory of peace. Those who differ
with either side can read over the re
cord.? News and Courier.
America Munt Feed tlin World.
Washington, July 13.?A report on
the harvest prospects iu Prance and
EuroiO has been received at the state
department from Commercial AgCUC
Gritlin. of Limoges, Prance. Tho Na
tional Millers Association of Prance, the
report says, has just issued an estimate,
founded on very carefully collected data,
of the probable wheat harvest of France
and Europe for 1801. The estimated
yi.-ld of wheat for 1801 will be 82.779,
000 hectoliters. This is the maximum
estimate. It will bo 31 percent, less
than the harvest of 1800.
Russia. Tunis, Egypt and some of the
Dnuubiau provinces with have a lair
harvest, and iu Hunguray it will be lie
low the average tins year.
The estimates given by the millers,
the report says, arc optimistic. The
desire to create an impression that there
is a better supply than really exists is
all dune with a purpose; they went to
buy grain as cheaply as possible in those
fortunate countries that have an abund
ance to export.
In conclusion, the report says that
not only France, but all Europe, is look
ing longingly to the wheat fields ot the
I'nited States. Last year many hoped
that Soute America would help supply
the deficit, especially the Argentine Re
public; but today no mention is made
of those countries. The fact, us recently
staled, is that the bread of Europe must
eomo Ir >m America.
Shot IJeadfin a fc'teJ.d.
BatesJIURG, duly 10.- News reacrd
here this afternoon that one Press
Wise, a notorious negro tough, who had
he. n working at Prater's Mill, In Edge
Held County,' was killed to day in a Held.
It seems that one day last week Wise
had a difficulty with a white man and
dealt him a severe blow on the head
with a hook. Since that, time there lias
been bad blood among the whites, or a
part of the whites and blacks, in that
neighborhood. Wise and his com
panions, it is said, have been waylaying
the roads with double-barrelled shot
guns. No one seems to know who did
1 the killing, as there wore no witnesses
present. Ho was a bad negro and had
ihe reputation of being a bully. News
Trasio Sequel to ? Tragedy.
Chattanoooa. Tenn., July 15.?
Judge James A. Warder, who shot and
killed his son-in-law. S. M. Fugette, and
dangerously wounded his daughter,
Mrs. Fugette, while sho was trying to
save her husband's life, en January 18
last, shot himself in tho right ear early
this morning at the stone cottage on
Lookout Mountain. He survived until
1:15 o'clock this morning. Judge War
der was tho district attorney of this
city at the lime of the murder, which
was the most appalling tragedy known
in this State. I ntenso grief and remorse
gradually unsettled his mind until lie
became but a shadow of his former
i ?.im.i l>?ad In B?d.
AUGUST a, Ga., July 8?Julius Ntil
pon, a young Dane who has boon over
live months in Augusta, was found
aead In his boarding house to day with
tlve wounds in his stomach, three of
which were fatal. He had been unwell
and it Is not known whether It Is a case
of sulcldo or murder.
TO MAKE RAIN TO ORDER.
UNCLE SAM TO SEE WHAT HE CAN DO
ASA RAIN DOCTOR.
A I'*rtv of Snleiitlnta Mound lor Kansas to
Try mid llrettk tho Window? of fleuvon
with IiyiiHiulto Guilt onit llalloom.
Washington, July 14.?Somo UlUO
wuliin the next low days tll< ro in golug
to bo u noise out lo Western Kansas,
Uncle Sam's raiu-inukers are bound
thither with a provision of explosives
suHi.-icnl to stock a fair sized volcano m
active operation. They lake with them
threcseoio balloo.is, each ten feet in di
ameter when expanded; likewise about
xMie hundred kites uvo feet high, a frolglit
car full of wooden mortars to liro bombs
from, aud many thousands ol pounds of
dynamite, gunpowder, nitioglyeorlno
and other powerful agents for agitating
ratnro with spasniR. If there is not a
second deluge in the region mentioned
within a fortnight it will not bo for lack
of effort on tho part of (Jen. Dyrenf lrlh
and tho department of agriculture
Seven thousand dollars yet remains of
the $U,000 appropriated by Congress for
this purpose, and so there is no uced to
economize on the fireworks for the pre
liminary experiment. Because it is a
matter of history that storms have oltcn
followed heavy cannonading in warfare,
it has been thought desirable to attack
the sky for this meteorological purpose
with a regular lino of battle. A con
Ivouio.lt and excessively and plain will
ba selected for operations, and tho wood*
ton mortars will be planted across it in
drills, us it were, lor a distauco of about
two miles. They will be loaded with
dynamite, rackarock and other materials
caculatcd to agitate the atmosphere ns
much as possibl i, while at suitable in
tervals of space the balloons will bo ar
ranged for ascension, simultaneously a
ilight ot kites will be lot loose in the air.
The three-score balloons will in them
selves represent an extraordinary scien
tific" novelty. They are all completed,
now, and each one is calculated to hold
about live hundred and twenty live cubic
tcet of gas. ?one-third oxygen and tw I*
thirds hydrogen. The oxygen is pul m
first, and then the hydrogen. Fach bal
loou upon being inilated ascends under
control of a double wire, which serves
instead of a rope to hold it by. When
it roaches the desired height the nation
of an electric instrument on the ground
is touched, a spark ignites a fuse in tho
balloon, aud the oxygen aud dyilrogon
suddenly combine with a torn tic explo-'
sion. Experiments made within the
last few days iu this city show that suck
an oxyhydrogeu balloon thus ignited
produces a really tremendous do ton a
| lion, the cloth or paper vessel itself ap
pearing for an instant and by daylight
like a ball of lire. Few things can ho
imagined more curious than this pheno
menon, which signifies that the two gas
es, at tho touch of lire, have united in
llic shape of a drop or two of water,
which lluid consists ol two parts of hy
drogen and one of oxygen.
But, as has been said, the bull ions
will be supplemented by great kites, each
ol which will i'C held by a doublen wire
instead of a string. Their tails will car
ry dynamite and oilier explosives, which
will be set oil' in the same svay by the
electric spark. Meantime, while the
OXVhydl'Ogen bags explode and the kite
tails go hang, the bailed mortars will
vomit forth rackarock to the heaven1 all
along the two-mdo line. For at least
two, and possibly three, days the racket
will be kept up. Thou tho expedition
will hoist its umbrellas and calmly await
the downpour, consoled lor the incon
venience by the acclamations of the ag
It must not be supposed, however,
that this bombard nout ol the heavens
will be conducted without scientific meth
od. Before it is hogun the observers of
the expedition will ascend in a suitable
balloon, and Und out by Ihe way the hy
drometer works at what level the explo
sives may lie most advat igeously set oil".
It they discover iho greatest amount ol
moisture at an elevation of ono thousand
live hundred feet, that is the stratum of
air in which they want to work. The
theory of the matter 110 one prelends to
understand very thoroughly, hut it is
imagined that ll)o artificial uombusUilca
tion, as scientific men would *.ty, makes
a sort of voi len or hole, iu the. air, into
which liie heavier moist, particles rush,
so as to occasion condensation and pro?
cipitatlOU of ram. It Is sunn sed also
that the small parti des of water made
by the explosion ol the combining oxy
gen and hydrogen form a sort ol nucleus
for other pan a les io gather ab.mi.
Another Important idea is that the wat
ery particles in the nlmosphoro, being
heavier than the rest ol the air, nre Shak
en out of it by concussion and fall upon
if the ellieacy of explosives for pro
ducing rain is proved, it is supposed tho
fanners will make It their business to
establish detonating pi mis, employing
to,- tho purpose balloon-;, kites, mortar
bombs, or what not. The balloons lo
be used In the approaching Government
trials cost about #22 apiece, but the ex
pense entailed for a score or so of these
would be of no consequence lo u district
for which a sln Jo good shower might
..sonify $ltyO(JO'-\te ovVW* $10^000 of
Oro>H Devastated by Orusshoitiisr*.
BRUSH, I ol., July 10.?Ton miles
soulh ot here grasshoppers are devasta
ting all plant lite which lies in 'their
course. Their operations extend over a
scope of country twelve miles In width,
They are moving north and bid fair to
lay Waste all crops which they come
across. The ground is completely cov
ered and so numerous m parts PS to ho
an Inch deep. .Several upland farmers
have lost their entire cops. Muuy of
these fanners have suffered for the last
four years from drouth, and it is feared
great distress will be caused by Iiis new
They ah l>o It.
(jRHKNWOOn, S. C, July II. - From
an authentic source your correspond*
ent has ascertained that the following
stale officials en Joy the felicity of riding
on free railroad passes of the following
numbers: Lieutenant Governor K. n
Gary,No 10; 3. w. Gray, No 17; j. i;.
Tindal, No I; Dr. Samson I'ope, No 12;
<ien. w. II. Kih i h.-. \o 2; Col. J. Gary
Watts. .\o ill; e d.- Bleu?? has one, b"'
the number could not be HSCertri'
so also has Representative J
Harrison, of Greenville, and D
of Lauren!*, who came hero or
to attend the big
from Clifton, U
says the house <
teen miles we
?struck by ligi.t?
son's" wife and
were iu the I
killed. Tim '