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.M'S AWFUL DEATlC
DROWNFD IN A TUB Ot CONCEN
TRATED LYE WATER.
l.?-f? Alone, It Cllmu* Up. does In Head
foremost and i>i.?x? I'outnl Cold ?ud
Uadljr DI?n?ured?An Awful Death.
Columbia, S. 0.? Aug. 9.?One of the
most fearful and revolting accidents
that has occurred In Columbia in years
was that which ended tho life of an
innocent, pretty and playful little child
in a sudden and terrible manner yes
About 7 o'clock the news of the acci
dent spread up street, and nothing was
talked of for the balance of the night.
Tho story is as follows:
At the J3auskett home on the corner
of Taylor and Henderson streets, a col
ored girl was engaged in scouring the
floor of the rear piazza. Mr. and Mrs.
Augustus Holt occupy the place, and
a little adopted girl child, Lily Wooten.
who Is only a mere tot, two years and
sixteen days old, was playing around.
The woman was scouring with an old
butter kit tilled with water, deluted
with concentrated lye. Mrs. Holt's
own little child was 111 and she and the
nurse went inside to attend to it, leav
ing little Lily outside. No sooner had
they left ttiau the playfid little one had
climbed up on the top to look in. Hut,
tho look was fatal, for she lost her bal
ance and fell headforemost in the hor
rible death dealing liquid.
When found by the horrified nurse
she was quickly taken out, gave one
gasp and (fled. A number ot physicians
woro summoned, but to no purpose.
The lye had badly eaten the llesh of the
face, arms and upper portion of the
body in certain places.
The little child was a bright littlo
creature and was the daughter of a for
mer workman nt tho railroad shops.
Her mother having died when she was
one week old, she was adopted by Mr.
and Mrs. Holt?State.
NO QUARTER IN CHILI.
t In a War ot KxtermlnRtlou--The "Tiilla
poosn" in Danger ofSlukltiK*
Bradford, Pa., Aug. 6.?The follow
ing is an extract from a private letter,
received recently from an olllcor of the
United States navy, well known in
Bradford and at present attached to
the South American squadron:
The insurrection or unpleasantness
now in full blast throughout Chili, and
particularly in and about tho central
and northern parts. Is hot and interest
ing enough to satisfy the most blood
thirsty. Tho Chilians believe, as did
Boauregard when ho asked permission
of tho Confederate war secretary to
raise tho black Hag and take no prison
ers, that war means light and light
means kill. Ambulance corps and lield
hospitals are to oither side useless en
cumbrances. Surgeons have become
lino oflicers and ambulance corps are
active fighting organizations. No quar
ter is given and none expected by either
side. It has become a war of extermi
nation. The military control the elec
tion, and military dictatorship reigns
supreme. A censorship over the press,
the telegraph and mail is carried on.
Balmaceda, supremo dictator, governs
without a cabinet and until recently
without congress. At present the in
surgents seem to bo having things their
own way. I notice in recent copies of
the papers report to the contrary.
These are all "doctored" roports for
foreign effect. They emanate from
tho Balmacedan censor. Several out
breaks have taken place in Buenos
Ayres. others in the inland towns.
Banks have with exceptions suspended
and trade is generally paralyzed.
"The 'Tallapoosa' will never see her
nativo heath again. She is tied fast to
the dock at Buenos Ayres, afraid to let
go for fear she will sink. While all the
lirst-class cruisers are on tho home sta
tion 'doing the grand' for the edifica
tion of tho Newport swells, we, the
South Atlantic squadron, nrekept busy
skinning into some port every time
rain threatens under fear of going to
the bottom of tho sea."
Drought In India.
Madras, Aug. 0.?This year's mon
soon set in soine time a*?o in some points
of India dispelling ull fears of failure of
crops in tho portion ol llio couutry where
rains had fallen. Thcro has been no
rain Iu tho Chinglcput au.l North Arcot
district in this presidency, and all hopes
of averting famine have been abandon
ed. Tho heat is unpreccdntetl; stand
ing grain and other crops have succumbed
to tho long drought ami all are withered
and burned. Already the effects of tho
scarcity of food aro being felt and there
is great suffering among the inhabitants
of the district. Many deaths from starva
tion have been reported. It is also Im
possible to get food for cattlo, pasture
lands being devoid of grasses, aud in
many places streams have dried up, ren
dering it impossible to get water for tea.
Live stock is dying in largo numbers
every where In the district. It is not
only the poorer classes that arc su tier
ing from scarcity of food. Many natives
of high caste aro making application to
the authorities to keep themselvos and
families from starvation. The district
of Chinglcput contains an area of 2,753
squaro miles, and according to the fig
ures of the latest census obtainable, that
of 1871, has938.185 inhabitants. North
Arcot contains 15,140 squaro miles and
tho population in placed at over two
Thousands of People Swindled.
&HOAGO, Aug. 10.?Alfred Downing,
N. H. Tollman and threo young women
clerks, occupants of the office of the
National Capital Savings, Building and
Loan Association of North America, in
tho Kookery building, were arrested this
afternoon bv United States Marshals
Hitchcock, Allen and Charles,and the
entire epistolary contents of the place
taken to the office of United States Dis
trict Attorney Milchrlst. Downing and
Tollman were taken before tho United
States commissioner, chargad with us
ing the United States mail for fraudu
lent purposes and placed under 62,000
bond for a hearing Thursday, August
20. Tho three clerks were notified that
they were wanted as witnesses at the
hearing. It is charged that the men,
who have been conducting this associ
ation, have swindled thousands of peo
ple ftom eyery State In the Union and
taken in from $200,000 to $350,000, and
given not one penny In return. There
aro two men at liberty, they having
d?conr>r>ired ?' ??"??nffo. Th"86
ELEVSN KILLED, ?LEVEN INJURED.
A Tall-End Collision do tho Wo?* Sboro
Syracuse, Aug. 0.?The 81. Louis
express ou tho West Shore railroad which
leaves here at 1:50 a. m. met with a ter
rible uccideut three inllea west ot Port
Byron this morning, near what Is known
as tho Duchess Cut. The train was run
ning at a high rate or speed, and at that
point rau into a freight traiu. The
wreck was an awful one, and eleven per
sons were killed. Those killed outright
and thoso who died from their injuries
wero all Italians but one. tho fireman of
the passenger train. Elovon Italians
were badly hurt and four will probably
die. Twelve cars of tho freight train
wero wrecked and piled up ou tho tracks,
completely blocking trallic. The Ital
ians were in tho smoking car, >vhich was
completely wrecked. Ilarddly a whole
picco of timber was loft of the car. The
wreck look lire and the passengor train
was burned, with the excepliou ot three
Sleeping cars. Tho train was made up
of two express cars, a bagtrag? car, a
smoking car, a day car, and four sleep
J. J. Sullivan, of Syracuso, was on the
traiu on his way to Bullalo. He was in
the second cur, tho one behind the smok
ing car. He had been in thero but a
short timo boforo tho accident occurred.
"I understood, from a conversation with
one of tho braketnan," said Mr. Sullivan,
"that it was a tail-end collision. The
freight train, with which our train collid
ed, was running on the passenger train's
timo. When tho crash camo the scene
was a terrible on?. The smoking car
was smashed to spllutcrs, and tho shrieks
of the wounded who woro Imprisoned m
the wreckage wero heartrending. Tho
nccldeut occurred about 3 o'clock. I leit
tho scene on the special train and do not
know tvhnt has been douo towards car
ing for the Injured. Thero wero nbout
a dozen killed, and I should think about
tweuly injured. When I left, tho dead
and wounded woro scattered about on the
ground insldo tho tracks, and tho surviv
ing passengers were doing all I hey could
for the relief of tho wounded."
CHLOROFORMED AND ROBBED.
KxvltiiiB Adventures of n Memphl? llauk
Memphis, Aug. 13.?It. Dudley Fray
sor, president ot tho Security and tho
Memphis City banks, and one of the
most prominent and wealthy citizens
of this city, was chloroformed and
robbed this afternoon, at the Gayoso
Hotel, by a man that gave his name us
John A. Morris, of New Orleans.
Early this morning, a man register
ing us "John A. Morris, New Orleans,"
was assigned a room at the Gayoso.
This afternoon ho dispatched a note to
Mr. Fraysor, requesting him to call at
tho hotel at onco on business of Impor
tance. Mr. Fraysor was at tho hotel in
a few minutes, and was ushered into
Mr. Morris's room. Tho latter intro
duced himself as John A. Morris, of tho
Louisiana Lottery Company, of Now
Orleans. He said tho lottery had been
antagonized greatly of late in that
State; that their investments had been
uufavorable, and that the lottery pro
perty generally was unsafe, and wished
so consult him In regard to it.
After giving him what information
he could in regard to Memphis moneved
institutions, Mr. Fraysor turned to go,
but was greatly startled to And two re
volvers, one in each of Morris's hands,
sturing him In the face. Morris said:
"1 am a desperate man. I have no
money. My family in New Orleans
are in desperate circumstances, and I
must havo money. You must endorse
a check for 85,000."
After some parleying, Mr. Fraysor
finally agreed to endorse a check for
8500. The check was then drawn on
the Hibernian National Bank of New
Orleans, and Mr. Fraysor endorsed it
"R. D. Frayser," hoping tho cashier at
his bank would suspect something
wrong and refuse to cash it, as he al
ways endorsed his checks "It. Dudley
A bell boy was called by Morris and
the check sent to the Memphis City
Bank, Mr. Fraysor being kept prisoner
in tho hotel. After tho boy had gone,
Morris walked over to where Mr, Fray
sor was standing, and clapping a nap
kin over his face threw him on the bed,
and that is tho last of his adventure
Mr. Fraysor can recall.
Late this evening Mr. Fraysor was
found unconscious on the bed. The
odor of chloroform in the room was
overpowering, Morris was gone, and
with him Mr. Fraysor's watch and
about 850, but the check lav on the ta
ble, unpaid. The bell boy had taken it
to tho bank twice, at Morris's request,
payment, howevor, being each time re
fused. Morris escaped.
Iii? Kallroad Deal.
CHARLESTON^. C. Aug. 5.?The big
gest railroad deal of tho century, has
just developed here. A. B. Norton,
vice president of tho Cincinnati and
Cape Fearrallroad, who was here last
week, had recorded in Herkley county
a mortgage for 89,000,000 on property
of that road. The project Is to run the
road from Norfolk to Charleston east
of the Atlantic Coast Line, entering
the city on a bridge across the Cooper
river, crossing the Ashley river, and
down to Savannah. The company now
controls the line built from Norfolk to
Southport, N. O, and is engaged in con
structing a lino from Southport to Con
way. From there the road will be ex
tended via Georgetown to Charleston.
The company has purchased tho fran
chise of the Mt. rieasant and Little
River railroad, with all the necessary
land and grants. The now road will, it
Is said give the shortest route north
and wept now in existence. Tho fees
for recording tho mortgage amounted
to 8100.?Augusta Chronicle.
Hanged Four Times.
ChaW.otte, N. 0.. Aug. G.?mows of
a rather remanjadle nffaiJ. in the
neighborhood of Henderson' s dringe,
has just reachop here. The wife of Wm.
Freeman died, and while the family
wero attending tho funeral some one
entered tho house and sthle 8400 in
money. A man named Joe Summers
was suspected. He was captured, a
rope placed around his neck and he
was hung up to a limb. After a few
minutes he was taken down and askod
If ho would confess. Ho refused to do
AN EXCURSION HORROR.
Hundred* Crushed uud>r tho 1 ailing
Deck of m StoaiWor.
Oyster J3ay, Long Island, August
12.?Fourteen persons were killed out*
right and thirty were Iniurcd at AJold
Spring Harbor at 4 o'clock thin after
noon. An excursion barge wan just
clearing the dock on her return/to Brook
lyn, when the vessel was /druck by a
heavy squall rnd was dasluju with great
force against the dock. H was in the
midst ot a terrible thunder storm aud
tho waves rau high, Some persons
think that tho mast of the barge on
which the people wero killed was struck
by ligbtuing but this Is not known. All
was excitement and contusion. Women
and chlldreu became panic stricken and
wero ruuning about the boat screaming
wildly. Tho sky was dark aud tlircnton
ing. Tbo sea was fearfully wild.
Before the unfortunate people could
realize their great danger the upper de:k
of the bargo came down with a frightful
crash upou tho surging crowd beuoath.
When tho rescuers set to work and tbo
wreckage was cleared away a tcrriblo
sight mot tho gazo of those who were
laboring with desperato energy to save
the unfortunate people. Fourteen per
sons lay dead on the lower dock and up
ward ot thirty woro moro or less severe
ly Injured, and their heart-rondering
moans and calls tor assistance lent addi
tional horror to the terrible scene. Some
of those on tho barge aro supposed to
have fallen into the water, but at 9
o'clock tonight no bodies had been
washed ashoro or recovered.
Tho nanioh of tho killed and Injured
have not bceu learned. Most of them
were strangers to each uthor and had
no friend with them by whom thoy could
be at once identified.
The excursion was sent out by the
large dry goods house of Kaiser of Brook,
lyn, for tho benefit of its employees, but
many other persons took advantage of
tho excursion to go along. Nearly all
are residents of.Brooklyn aud Wilham
burg. Thero wero two barges and three
moro towed by a largo tug called the
Crystal Spring. They lelt Brooklyn
early this morning and arrived at Cold
Springs Harbor at about noon. Tho
barges were moored to Donnisons dock,
tho excursionists had a picnic at Cold
Springs grove. Tho boats had barely
left tho dock when the accident took
place. Among thoso killed was tho pilot
of tho bargo. When tho confusion had
somewhat subsided, tho superintendent
ot Kaiser's largo establishment mado ar
rangements for sending tho killed and
injured to their homes in Brooklyn. Ho
telegraphed for a special train ot tho
Long island Railroad and it left Cold
Spriugs Harbor at 7:30 p. m.
Ol tho (load eight aro women, four
children and two men. Tho boat hands,
anticipating a shower, had let down tho
canvas curtains which aro attached to
tho hurricane deck of tho barge aud fast
ened them down on the port side. This
prevented tho windtrom blowing through
and as ono strong gust struck tho bargo
it lifted the starboard side of the hurri
cane dock clear from its fastenings and
supports and forced it, aud tho posts aud
partitions in the centre, over to the port
side. As it pushed over tho end of tho
deck nearest the dock to which the barge
was fastened, it dropped down upon
hundreds of women and children who
had crowded over to that side of tho
bargo in an effort to escape. In a mo
ment the nir was rent with tho screams
aud agonizing cries of the poor victims
whoso livis were bcin* crushed out aud
limbs brokcu. Tho sccuo was heart
rending in tho extreme, nnd the excite
ment caused by the friends and relatives
of thoso on board who were ou tho
steamer only added to the pandemonium
which provalled. The olllcers, dock
hands aud other men ou tho steamer lost
no time in reaching the barge and doing
all in their power to rescue all whom
they could from the wreck. Willing
hands from the grove and neighboring
places were also soon at work and in
liftmen minutes the fallen deck was raised
sufficiently to allow thoso who were
alive and uninjured to crawl out and the
mjured to be assisted from the
barge. All of tho dead had the live 8
crushed out of them by being caught be
tween tho edge of tho fallen deck and
tho guard rails.
A liOulHinnii Hlot.
St. Louis, Aug. 5.?A dispatch from
Orange, Texas, says: Beider Sanders,
who has just returned from Lake
Charles, La, confirms tho report of a
riot at Lockmoro & Co's rancho. The
last account he heard was from a wound
ed man, who left the scone nt 4 o'clock
yesterday, who stated that fourteen men
were killed nnd two missing. It was a
free-lor-all fight between the "Red
bones" and tho whites. Sanders stated
that mauy dill'ereut reports were circu
lated and nothing moro authentic could
ho learned. Olllcers and physicians havo
gOUO tO tllO scene.
Another account of tho riot coming
from West Lake, Louisiana, Is to the ef
fect that tho erneute was caused by tho
breaking out of an old feud between a
band of robbers known as tho Ashworth
gang nnd the cattlemen of that section.
The former, it is said, had been com
mitting depredations upon tho commun
ity, and they had killed a number of cat
tle. They hud been notified by the
ranchmen to desist and leave tho coun
ty, hut the gang continued their pro
ceedings, and at last thoy wero caught
and tho light began. The "Rcdbones"
arc tho leuders of the cattlemen. A
man named Webster led tho gang of
toughs and killed three, men.
A late report increases tho number of
wounded to sixteen. A special from
Orange, Texas, gives a partial list of tho
killed and wouuded as follows: Killed
?Dyson, Marion Marklcy, Lee Perkins
and Owen Ashworth, all of tho Rcdbono
gang, and Jcsso Ward, one of tho cattle
men. Tho wounded are: Willetto Dupro
and Lecomb. Tho latest reports uro to
the cllect that everything Is quiet. The
coroner has gone to tho scene and the
investigation is now going on;
RumUo Itye Cut Off.
Berlin? Aug. 13.?Tho Russian gov
ernment's order prohibiting the expor
tation of rye has created great excite
ment hero, nnd the bourse was consider
ably affected, though prices did not fall
?" ""?.i?*i?.in*??S o.s secret warn
i been sent
? has been
t to the
C TRIANGULAR flQHT IN 0W0<
? Xblrd State Ticket to Kfcter the Field
&PBlNOFIEJLI>, O., Aug. 5.?When
the People's Party convention was called
to order today by Hon. II. T. Barnes,
at least 450 delegates occupied seats in
the beautifully decorated hall. A more
orderly and Intelli ent convention Is
seldom seen. Mauy ladles were ou the
floor of the hall and several of them oc
cupied scats on the stage. The proceed
ings were opeued with prayer by Joshua
Crawford, and Chairman Barnes then
read letters of cucoura*cment trom Sen*
ator PefTtr and Hon. II. Galthers, mem
ber of the national committee of Ala
Hugh Cavanaugh, of Cincinnati, was
introduced as temporary chairmau, and
when ho advanced to the front of the
stage he was greeted with hearty ap
plause. Cavanaugh said this was tho
most Important convention held by any
party for many a year. It is composed
of men who havo no axes to griud. We
propose, saiu he, to sorvo notice ou dom
inating parties that they have torved
out their time. Wo diller from both tho
other State conventions which have beeu
held tins year, notably from the one in
Columbus, in that wo havo not so many
senatorial candidates In tho Held. We
aro here to represent a principle which
must in tho end prevail. Politicians
have been saying, "You till the soil and
we will attend to politics."
Cavanaugh said that Johu Sherman,
liko Iugall8, would bo rolegated to pri
vate life. "It the Mansfield iceburg
fully understood his position he would
say, with Woolsey: *Had I but served
tho people with half the strength I have
served Wall street, it would not now
leave me in my old ago.'" II. B.
Hutchison was selected as temporary
secretary. Various committees retired,
and pending their return to report Rob
ert Schilliug addressed the convention.
After receiving reports Irom committees,
tho convention adjourned until to-mor
Tho committee on resolutions has
been wrestling with a platform siuce 3
p. in., and at 10 p. m. adjourued until
tomorrow morning without having
reached a conclusion. Tho sticking
poiuts aro the prohibition, land tax and
farm product loan features. The city
districts insist, that a prohibition plank
would cost the party thousands of votes,
and they will flght it to the bitter end.
Regarding a ticket, everything is chaos.
There are a dozen candidates, and thoir
respective advocates are not sanguine.
There Is beneath tho surface considera
ble feeling between the Federation of
Labor men and tho Knights of Labor,
which causes tho farmer clement to BUS
KANSAS CAN'T GO IT.
Reports of Repudiation of the Sub-Trens
Chicago, III, Aug. 5.?A special from
Topeka, Kau., says "A sensation has
been caused in alliance circles in this
state by the publication of open letters
from W. A. Harris and C. \V. Shum,
prominent leaders in the people's party,
protesting against the sub-treasury
scheme. Harris is regarded as the safest
leader in the alliance and would have
been elected United States senator in
the place of Belter had he not been a
Confederate colonel. Shum was the
people's party candidate for lieutenant
governor last fall. Sub-alliances
throughout Kansas this month will vote
on tho sub-treasury scheme to decide
whether it shall be Incorporated in the
people's party platform, and the indica
tions are now that it will be defeated.
Frank McGrath, president of the alli
ance, who has beeu warm in its advo
cacy, has now come out openly against
the sub-treasury scheme and a big light
is looked for when the annual meeting
of the alliance occurs in September.
Colonel Harris declares that "after a
brilliant victory had been won by the
alliance the so-called sub-treasury
scheme was brought forth. The scheme
in its essential features is modelled after
the most vicicousand ruinous practices
wo have condemned, patterned after
the illegitimate loaning of money by the
government to the national banks and
to rail roads and the ware housing and
storage of goods for importers and dis
tillers; a scheme to tax tho many for
the benefit of the few and of even the
most doubtful benefit to those few." Ho
says substantial business men over the
country have unanimously protested
against it. It is certain to bring about
the complete overthrow of the people's
party if it is not at once abandoned."
The Farmers Capture Kontucky.
Louisville, Ky? Aug. 5,?Late
Kentucky election returns arc favorable
in every instance to the larmers, and
there is no longer any doubt that they
will control tho next legislature. They
are no', all Alliance or People's Party
men, however, although the People's
Party has surprised the Democrats by
electing no less than thirteen of their
candidates. The political complexion
of the house: Democrats 08, Republi
cans 17 People's Party 13, Independent
Democrat 1, aud ono district doubtful.
T.io farmers of all parties number 50,
besides several country merchants and
teachers whoso sympathy is in tho same
direction. The farmers, most of whom
aro A'.liancemen, will havo a majority
in the Dcmcratic caucus. There will
be sixty-eight members of the Demo
cratic caucus, not counting tho Indepen
dent Democratic, whose admission to
the caucus is doubtful, and thirty-nine
of them arc larmers. The farmers can,
is they like, elect every oHlcer of the
House, from the speaker down.
Brown's (Dem.) pourality for gover
nor is between .25,000 and 30,000, as
compared with 10,000 for Governor
1 luckner at tho last gubernatorial elec
tion, with 33,000 at the last treasurer's
Tho Scheme is a Fraud.
MARSHALL, Mo? Aug. 5.?Several
weeks ago the ' Home Fascinator
Company, of Montreal, advertised
extensively a word contest, offering
prizes ranging from $1,000 down. Tho
contest was limited to subscribers.
Several ladles here became subscribers,
and the other day each of them re
ceived a notice that she had drawn the
third prize, a gold lined silver tea set,
and asking her to remit $4.00 to cover
cost of packing. Postmaster Rising
commenced an investigation, and has
received notice from the asistant attor
ney genrral that the "Homo Fascina
for Company" is a fraud. The scheme
" been extensively worked.
Haved by his Grandmother.
\y, N. J., Aug. 0.?George
. the three year old son of
ster, was saved from
esday through the brav
?ndmothor, who is sixty
child fell into a deep
way River. He was dis
1 lady, lying motionless
?plunged bravely In,
ceeded in bringing
\ Both were p'ull
>at. and tho boy
'. 8.?The Hrst
nal party lines
-e were three
er, the rem
after the fi?mt,
The Mator rtnes Blcum Oonialcn ?ad
Olbbca Forty Dollart* Kach.
Columbia, S. C, Aug. 5.?Tho ex?
citeuieut over the Tig ho Gonzales ? o?
couuter has about BubV.ded and things
in ncwspaperdom liave returned to their
normal conditiou. Yesterday inoruiug
some intorest attached to tho proceed
ings before the mayor, aud wheu tin*
cases against Messrs Gonzales, Gibbes
and Tigho were called tho little Court
room in which hi* Honor dispenses
municipal Justice wus crowded to its ful
By request of Mr. Gonzales, who
desired to leave the city yesterday tnoru
ing for Gleun Springs, the cue against
him wi>8 lirst disposed of. Ho made a
brief statement, saying that he had re
ceived au msulting letter from Mr. Tigh'i
and went over to his olllco aud struck
him. He pleaded guilty to the assault
and mayor imposed a Hue ot $40, which
was promptly paid, und Mr. Gonzales
immediately left tho Court room.
Mr. Tigo's caso was then called, aud
Sheolir Kowaii was sworu and lestilicd
substantially to tho facts as contained in
the Register's account of th j allalr so far
as related to tho encounter between
Messrs Gonzales and Tighc, but went
moro iuto detail in regard to Mr.
Gibbes's connection with tho matter, tho
gist of it being that Mr. Glbbcs was
there as the friend of Mr Gou/.alcs to
see fair ply, but makim. no hostile de
monstration except a passage of words
between himself, Mr. Tigho and Mr.
\V. C. Cathcar.
Messrs George K, Wright aud W. C.
Cuthcart wero also examined, eliciting
no now facts connected with tho main
Issue, tho evidence of Mr. Cuthcart hear
ing more particularly on the words that
passed between Mr. Gibbes und himself'
in relation to his carrying tho note to
Mr. Gonzales. A colloquy then ensued
betweeu the Mayor and Mr. Gibbes as
to wherein tho latter had committed tiny
breach ol tho peace, and the mayor said
iu substance that ho could conceive of
no greater attempt to bring about a row
and thereby cause what might have been
a blocdv ntl'ray, than for two stalwart
men, ono armed with a stick and the
other with a cowhido, to go down tho
street together with the deliberate pur
pose ot making and attack on uuolher
and a smaller man. Gibbes replied that
ho did not carry tho slick to assault any
one with, aud hud uo intention ot doing
anything moro than preventing outside
Tho mayor held that the action of Mr.
Gibbes was essentially a breach of the
peace, aud so viewiug the matter, im
posed a line of $10, which Mr. Gibbes
paid under notice of appeal.
The case against Mr. Tigho was dis
missed, and this ended the proceedings
In the Maory'8 Court.?Register.
GAMBLED HIS LI FE AWAY.
Sensational SuicUlo of a Drummer in Au
AuousTA, Aug. 5.?Mr. l'opo Crouch,
u drummer travelling for J. Ii. Fried
man & Co., ot 1'aducah, a vinegar und
wine house, committed suicide at the
Planters' Hotel last night by taking a
drachm of morphine. The dead man
was not discovered until 3 o'clock this
afternoon, when the chambermaid
went to clean his room. Mr. Crouch
was lying on the bed in his under
clothes. His face was blue, his limbs
rigid and his body cold, indicating that
he had been dead several hours. On
his bureau was found an empty vial
labelled morphene, together with two
letters addressed one to his wife, Mrs.
1*. N. Crouch, at Johnston, S. O, which
was his homo and where he lived, and
the other "To my dear drummer
The note to the drummers was open
ed and read. It was an appeal to the
drummers to look after his family, and
saying severe trouble caused him to
end his life
At the coroner's inquest this after
noon his hitter to his wife wiis opened.
It gave tho Cause of his rasli act?
He said that since he left Johnston
last Saturday he had drawn from his
house 8200, and had lost it in the gamb
ling hells of Augusta. He said that
last month ho had lost 84(H) in this city,
and If ho could have gotten out of this
trouble ho would have reformed, but
ho could see no way out of it other
than in death. He advised his wife to
consult a lawyer and make the winners
of his money give it up to her, which
he said, she could do. In conclusion he
hoped his sad ending would be a lesson
to all young men not to touch a card,
and he implored God's blessing upon
his wife and child.
Mr. Crouch was about .'13 years old.
Ho was last seen alive at 1 o'clock this
morning, when ho went to the hotel to
go to bed. He arrived here last Satur
day night. His remains were carried
to Johnston, S.O, tonight for burial.
Crouch's exposure of the gambling
houses in Augusta has created no little
sensation here to-night, though it is
not thought that the gambles can be
prosecuted on the strength of the let
ter, and it is said that the coroner had
no right to open a private letter which
was addressed to Crouch's wile.?News
T? loot ?tit* TreaiOrV,
Washington, D. Ci Aug. u.-^lhe
secretary of the treasury has been ad
vised that a bold attempt will be made
during the present month to rob the
treasury by "a strong force organized
for that purpose." The plan is to start
iiits in various parts of the city for the
purpose of diverting the attention of
the police and tbeu overpower the
treasury watchmen and loot the vaults.
The information was given hi a letter
sign- d by "King of the Tramps," who
explained his knowledge of the plot by
the statement that he was a leader of
the baud. The letter was referred to the
captain of the watch, with instruction
to give the visitors a proper reception.
Plann? and Organ*.
N. W. Trump, 184 Main Street Co
lumbia, ?. C, sells Pianos and Organs,
direct from factory. No agents' com
missions. The celebrated Chickering
l'iano. Mathushek Piano, celebrated
for its clearness of tone, lightness of
touch and lasting qualities. Mason &
Hamlin Upright Piano. Sterling Up
right Plaues, from 8225 up. Mason &
Handln Organs surpassed by none.Ster
ling Organs, $50 up. Every Instrument
guaranteed for six years. Fifteen days'
trial, expenses both ways, if not satis
factory. Sold oi Instalments.
Tho importance of purifying the
blood c.tnnot be over-estimated, for
without pure blood you cannot enjoy
good healh. P. P. P. (Prickly Ash.
Poke Root and Pottasslum) is a mirac
ulous blood puritier, performing more
cures in six months than all the sarsa
parillas and so-called blood puritlers
Rheumatism.?James Paxton, of Sa
vannah, (Ja., says be bad Rheumatism
so bad that he could not move from
the bed or dress without help, and that
ho tried many remedies, but received
no relief until he began the use of P. P.
P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Root and Potas
sium;, and two bottles restored him to
Rheumatism is cured by P. P. P.
Pains and aches in the back, shoulders,
knees, ankles, hips, and wrists are all
attacked and conquered by P. P. P.
This threat medicine, by its blood
cleansiug properties, builds up and
strengthens the whole body
Advice to "Women
If you would protect yourself
from Painful, Profuse, Scanty,
Suppressed or Irregular Men
struation you must use
Cahtersvii.i.k, April 20,1880.
This will certify that two members of my
Immediate family, after having Buffered for
years from RfeiiNtruul Irregularity,
being treated without benefit by physicians,
wero at lon?th completely cured by ouo bofxlo
of IlrndOcld'N Poninle llejrulutor. Ita
effect is truly wonderful. J. W. s rn an ok.
Hook to " WOMAN " mnlleil FKKK, which contitlim
valuablo Information ou all tuiualo diseases.
BRADFIELD REGULATOR CO..
FOIt S t /,/?; VY a 1,1, DHVGQISTa.
THE LAURHNS BAR.
M, Y. SIMPSON,
ATTORNEY AT l<AW.
LA J KENS. - S. O
W. II. MARTIN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
LA t' Itl'.lN.. - ? S, 0'
J t. JOHNSON. W, It. KIOIIB
JOHNSON ? RICHKY
ATTORNEYS at LA XT.
Opfiuk?Fleming's Corner, Northwes
side of Public SquarA.
LAU RENS, Li., - S.C.
HALL RA Ii Ij,
Attorneys at Law,
LAURUNS, .... s. 0,
Oct. 22, 8m
w. w. kennedy.
attorn kt at law
Special attention given to the Invest!
i nation of titios.
Lau ions 0. U.S. C.
April _ _ _
NORTH SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE, - - - LAU RENS, ?. C
Over KHNNIOOY BROS., Store.
Keep constantly on hand a large assortment of Coffins and Casket!
oth Wood and Metalic, which will he sold low down. Furnished at
ny hour day or night. Hearse sent when desired,
viyo KENNEDY BROS., Successor to ]. M Robertson.
W. H. OIBBEH, Jr., & Co.,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
SOLE AGENTS for LIDDEL & CO.
jAl.so Drat.kbs In
Rnglnea of nearlall muk?, Loomotlyo and Tubular R >llors, Traction ami oth'
er Mounted Km;'.; of the host and latest iinprovnd style, Hhw Mills, G rist M ills*
Olns, Hos* Cotton Presses, Shingle Machines, I'luinors and Wood Working Ma
chlnory, Brick Machinery, Cotton Seed Oil outllts, Arc.
A largo Stock of 10NGINK Fitting?, 1111 kinds and mI/.oh, in Stock fur prompt
dollvory and at Hook Itottnm Prices.
BELTING and PAOKINO at LOW Flguros. A largo stock of Pumps, of ?II
sizes and stylos.
OKA HING Mowers, Reapers and Haken always in stock.
jfVonr Mr. K. h. BAUGrf AM, l?aurens, 8. ('.'. who is fully competent, will
pleased to call to seo you, or answer inly communication directed to lilin, an*
will soil you as choap as il .you wore hero in Person.
Wo buy for cash anil pay our Traveling Mon a Salary, tburehy taring the ('??
tumor Agont's Commission -Quick Mules and Hn.all Profits Is our Kort,
Wrltn to Mr. Haugham. or to us direct, and got priues and discounts.
4flF"()ld Knglnes traded tor.
Yv\ II. GUSHES, Jr., & CO.,
COLUMBIA, 8. 0.
A ursat OkPBM that maV HOT AOAUS
uk KkPKATKD, co do MOT OBLAY,
"Kthikk Wbtlbthk Ikon is Hot."
Write for Catalogue now, and say wbat
raper you saw this adveitlscmeut In
Remember that 1 sell everything that
goes to furnishing a home??manuiactur
ing some things and buying others in the
-largest possible lots, which enables me to]
|wlpe out all competition.
HKRB ARK A PKW OK MY START
A No. 7 Flat top Cooking Stove, full
size, 15x17 iuen oven, fitted with 21 piece*
of ware, delivered at your own depot,
lall freight charges paid by me, tot
only Twelve Dollars.
Agaiu, 1 will soil you a 5 hold OooluuJ
Range 13x13 inch oven, l?x2t? inch top, m r
ted with SI pieces ot ware, foi TU1R
TKKN DOLLARS, and pr.y the ireigbt u
DO NOT PAY TWO PRICKS FOh
1 will send you a nice plush Parlor suit,
walnut frame, either in combination oi
banded, the most stylish colors for 3o.o0,
to your jallroad station, f reiglit paid.
1 will also sell you a nice Redromoa unl
consisting of lUuvau with glass, l iitgiig
?bead Bedstead, 1 Withstand, 1 Oentrul
table, 4 cane seat oluitts, 1 cane seat audf
hack rocker all lor 10.60, aud pay t leighf
to your depot. g
Or 1 will send you an elegant bedroom"
[suit witji largo glass, lull marble top, lurl
#30, ana pay Height.
iNice wiuuow shade on spring roller ? oo
Klegant large walnuts day clock, mm.
Walnut lounge, 7.00*
Lace curtains por window, LOU
1 cannot describe cver> tuiug iu a small
advertisement, but have an Immense store
containing 22,oOO feet ot lloor room, with
ware houses and factory buildings luothei
parts ot Augusta, making in an the lai
Igeet business ol this kiuu uudei one uinu
lageuiont In the Southern ?tatos. luese
Estorusand warehouses are orowue? witu
the choicest prodUOUOUSOl the Ocsliaclo-4
rles. Aty cataioKUu containing illustiaiiuus
ot goous will ou uiancu it you Will auiur)
say where you saw Um> advertisement, i
|pay El eight. Address,
L. F. PA?GEn,
Proprietor Padgett's Furniture, otovei
and Larpet Stoie, I
liiu-ma 11 road auoot, Abu UM a, ua.?
j fob naep
man and woman.
r ? p will purity /v?d vitalize your
blouii, v n*ati>u;.i inn - i i s and give your
whole ?VMi-m tour and Ktl >ll<'th,
? j A prominent railroad >' ? ? ititenrient ai
3* SnvAnnuli.MuiterliiR with ' l?wr?
"il sin, miii ItlieuiMAtlttin sa; > .
P. P. I*. he never felt ho well in hts iih< >
feelsn:'.Iflieeonldlivofc>v>.vr.ii Ii ...I
always net P. I'. IV
If you un> tired out fr ...... . . ?00
elub.i ooniliieiuoiit, lake
P. P. P.
W If you are foollntc h- '".v In the spring
-;i aud out of sorts, tuko
p. P. P.
If your dlgcstlvo organs need toning up,
P. P. P.
If you Buffer with headaeho, Indigestion,
debility aud weakness, tuko
P. P. P.
If you suffer with rerrous prostration,
nerves uuhm-uuk end a general let down
of the system, take
P. P. P
For Blood Poison, Rheumatism, Horof
ula. Old Sores, Malaria, Chronic Female
P. P. P.
Prickly Ash, Poke Root
The beat blood purifier in the world
LIPPMAN BROS., Wholesale Druggists,
l4PPHAN*a Block, Savannah, da.
DO YOU WISH TO
hi: IIOMN or t o! It OW *i
i HOI Si:.
THEN buy the THOMAS STEAM
PRESS AND SEED cotton
It is the most perfect system in use, un
loading cotton from wagons, cleaning and
delivering it Into gins or .Mails, cotton
does not pass through fan ami press re
quires no pulley nor bolts. It saves tune
TALBOTT & SONS'
ENGINES AND boilers, STATION
ARY AND portable. OLD DO
talb0tt3 SAW MILLS, improved
friction AND rope feku
f200 to 5<iSU(>
LI) MM US AND VAN WINKLE COT
ton uins and Ct>tt<>n VIt ICssej1.
We offer Saw Mill Men and Himers
tho most complete outfits that can he
bought and at bottom prices.
V. C. BADHAM,
Columbia, s. c.
the talbott bngink is mm
why not use ours ?
MURRAY'S IRCN IV.IXitn
genuine lll.ood ton 10 !
M URHA Y 'SfSA RS A P A RIL L A
is a Riood Purifier sod spring Meoicluel
We are tho Manufactures and Sole Pro
prietors of bath.
This is tho time of the year tho system
requires a tonic and the blood a purifier,
Our stock of Drugs. Medicines, Chonil
cals and Druggists Sundries is complete.
Our facilities for filling your orders cannot
bo excelled, Wo solicit, your patronage.
The Murray Drug Co.,
COLUMBIA, S. C
.: ..... . 1
Before, assuring ioor
lifo, or invest!tig your uiou
ey, examiutt tho Twenty
Vcir Toutlue Policies of
LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY
Policies matui lug in
1801 realize cash retuins
to the owners, of amounts
varying from 120 U> 17? per
cent, of the nionoy paid in,
besides the advantages of
tho Assurance during the
whole ported of twenty
Tho following is one
of tho in an v actual eases
maturing this year:
Endowment Policy No. 64,925.
Issued in 1871, at ago 27. Amount, 55,000.
Premium, 1239.90. Total Premiums Paid,
JJ K S U L T S
at end of 'lontine Period in 1891:
CASH SURRENDER VALUE, $8,449.45,
(Equal to *17(>10 for each
9lOo pnld in premiums,
which is equivalent to !\ 10?
tum of ail premiums paid,
with Interest at 1XA per
cent, per annum.) Or, in
lien e cash,
A PAID-UP LIFE POLICY FOR 119,470.
(Equal to ?405,8o for each
9100 paid In premiums.)
A LIFE ANNUITY of |6;13.55
One fact is worth a thousand theories
There is no Assurance oxtant In any com
pany which compares with this. The
Equitable Is Uio Strongest company in the
world and transacts the largest business.
For feither Information Address or apply
to the nearest agontof the Society, or write
W. J. RODDEY,
til lilt Ali A\?M13IVI\
April H-ani KOCK HILL, S. O.
THE LARGEST STOCK,
MOST SKILLED WOKKMEN,
South Carolina Marble Worts,
tF. H. HYATT,
Is the best placo in South GnrO|lna oi
Southern States to secure satisfaction in
American and Italian Marble Work. All
Send for prices and full information.
F. H. HYATT1
April8ly COLUMBIA. 8. O.
Ginning Machinery in Stock.
A full Car-Load of
SAILOR SEED COTTON ELEVATORS,
Three Car-Loads of
BROWN AND WINSllir (HNS,
ENGINES, li()l i 1NO,
Also on hand in Charlotte, N. (.'.. a largo
NEW Kit A DOILLT.s.
Place your orders before the rush; bottom
prices guaranteed. First class goods,
W. U. (111511 KS, JR., & CO..
Colu.miua, S. C.
First Class Work.
V ery Low Prices.
11 tingles, Carriages, Road.Cnrts, Wagons,
dte., Warranted Second to noun.
Inquire Of nearest dealer in these goods,
or send for Catalogue?Mentioning tlllf
HOLLER * ANDERSON
BUGGY CO.. ROOK HILL. H c
College for Women.
?OLUM?lA, s 0.
Second ROholastlC year begins September
30, 1891. Full corps of Professors ami
Tenchetsin Acadomie, Collegiate, ?? usio,
Art and Vcdical Departments. Young
ladles intending to prepare for the Medical
Profession will find it to their interest to
take the ono jeer's Preliminary Course in
MedlclllO at this college. Most beautiful
grounds and comfortable home in the
t*outh< For circular and catalogue, apply
to tho President.
ItEV. Wm, r. ATKINSON, I). I>.
I.UTMAN IlltOS., Wliolfi.lollriit?t.tf,
Ml VroprUtort, MppmaiTiiUlock. H?i ?nn?li,Ou