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FIVE HUNDRED PEOPLE KILLED IN
GUATEMALA IN THREE DAYS.
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8t. Lor is, Sept.:?).?A dispatch from
the City of Mexico says a revolution has
infti precipitated in tho Republic of
Guatemala, which will unquestionably
become general. A gentleman who left
the city of (Juatomala on the morning of
the 10th lust., and who has just reached
this city on horso back from the Mexi
can fort of Acapulco, bring information
that an outbreak occurred in Guatemala
City <ni the 15th lost., and was still in
progress when he left.
According to his story the people of
that city were celobrating the anniver
sary of their national holiday. It ap
pears that President BarrillaS had per
sonally appointed tho orators of the day.
To this the masses took exception, and
when tho orators took the rostrum, it
was tho signal lor a storm of stones,
whtcb set them to lligbt, thev being
chased across the big plaza by a howl'ng
mob which shouted at the top of their
voices: "Down with the government,"
"Down with despotism and tyranny,"
STONING THIS LI DISK ALS.
Lxclting scones followed and every
Liberal or partisan was driven from the
plaza, beiug soundly stoned at every
stop. After that the masses elected
their orators and most violent and in
cendiary speeches followed.
News Of the riot spread rapidly and
soon Barrillas threw a hattallion of in
fantry into tho largo square for tho
purpose of dispersing the mob. They,
with llxed bayonets, attempted to carry
tho plaza by an assault. They were
met with a shower of stones and bullets
from revolvers. This unexpected action
of tho mob put them to Igooraious
iilgbt, leaving many of their number on
tho plaza. The uproar was something
to bo long remembered. Members of
the mob shouted "Let's storm the na
tional palace, kill Barrillas and restore
tho republican form of government.
Guatemala should not bo ruled by dic
tators;" "The plundering of tho nation
al treasury must cease."
THE ARTILLERY OKDKUBD out.
Jlarrillas then ordered the artillery
into thopluza and tho infantry and two
cannons to guard his residence. When
tho guns were turned on the mob there
was a general dispersing of thom.though
they discharged revolvers at the artil
lerymen. They left tho plaza, but fought
in the side street, in fact tney practi
cally, during tho night of the loth, hold
full control of the city, though at inter
vals they wore attacked by the infantry
who shot many of them. Reports of
revclversand rifles wer? to bo heard all
night, and at tbe hour the gentlemen
giving this information left for San Jose
de Guatemala to embark for Acapulco,
lighting still was in progress. In bis
conception this will e uise a general re
volt throughout the entire republic of
Guatemala, and engender war In all of
tho other Central American states. A
strict coii8orship is maintained over all
press dispatches, and the mails are also
trilled w?th to prevent tho leaking out
of any information concerning the act
ual condition of the country. It is
stated that cablo communication with
Guatemala City hes been interrupted.
UAHHILLAS is MASTKR.
At 5 o'clock Monday afternoon Tbe
American received a special dispatch
from Newton, on the lino between
Guatemala and Mexico. The telegram
was delivered to tho Newton telegraph
oflico by a special courier, and it brings
information that Barrillas Is master of
the situation, ho having put down the
revolt after three (lavs' hard lighting.
The revolt was precipitated by Montu
far, son of oneoi the candidates for the
presidency, who is a sliung partisan of
Ilarrltlas, in attempting to make a polit
ical speech on Independence day. The
mob throw him and his friends from the
platform in the main plaza, pelting
them with stones until they found shel
ter in a neighboring house. From t hat
time until tho night of the ISth there
was street lighting. Sometimes the
mob was in control of the city, and at
other times t he army.
The arrival of t roops from the ad
joining districts eventually restored liar
rlllas to power, and the city is thorough
ly infested with soldiers. Martial law
has been declared. It was expected in
the city of Guatemala that Barrl lias
would declare himself dictator so as to
prolong his term of ollico.
salvador WILL ATTACK.
Salvador Is moving troops to the
military district of Santa Anna, bor
dering on the southern frontier of Gua
temala, and it is believed for the purpose
of invading the latter country, if the
City of Guatemala revolt spreads to in
terior points. It is said that already in
Quezaltenango, one of the most im
portant dties in the upper districts of
Guatemala, revolts havo occurred
against BarrillaS within the past three
months, but they have proved so far
FIVE HUNDRED KILLED.
A private! dispatch to a prominent
merchant in this cit y, who has business
relations in the City of Guatemala,
shown to a correspondent last night
from Newton,says fully ?(X) lives were
sacrificed in tho three days'lighting in
the revolt in tho citv of Guatemala and
that shooting is still going on. Tho dis
patch also conveys the information that
Barrillas has declared himself dictator.
It is stated Col. Jobon killed Gen. San
chez, and it followed that the brother of
Gen. Sanchez, learning of his assassina
tion, went to the place, which w as sur
rounded by cannon, where Jobon was
stationed and shot and killed him.
the REION OF TERROR.
Sanchez's brother has been executed.
The city is under martial law and a
reign of terror prevails, tho inhabitants
being afraid to leave their houses. In
tho revolt which has taken place at
Quezaltenango tho revolutionary leader
is reported to bo supported by over
1,000 men. The palace and residence of
President Barrillas are guarded by both
Infantry and artillery. Tho president
does not go abroad unless,,guarded by a
large force of cayalr.y.
S" PlaaoS ana OrKHiiit.
, N:<CTltUMI\ 184 Main Street Co
il"1. . r- c?.8el,s l>|aD08 a,ul Organs,
uirect t.,m factory. No agents' com?
missions. Tno celebrated Chickering
l iano. M?hushek Piano, celebrated
lor its clei.jie33 of tone, lightness of
touchi andl luting qualities. Mason a>
Ilamlln llpritiit Piano. Sterling L'p
IVs u?J!U08? 'rom ?225 up. Mason &
IIami!n Orgaiis^u passed by none. Ster
ling OrganvJj?O ?p. Kvery Instrument
guaranteed for six years. rffteen days'
trial, expenses Ixnv ways, M oof Satis
factory, gold on Injfoymeots;
Sumi.i i n il of .->. . not "ii. i-vthet ^n,i
ROXBOROi N. C, Oct. 3.- -Tho hwi,se
of Bill Dixon, known as "gentleman
BUI Dixon," was burned last night short
ly after dark. Neighbor! visiting the
ruins shortly after, found tho bones of
two personsnmong the ashes. They are
thought to bt) the bones of Dixon and
wife. An 18 year old son had ft diffi
culty several days ago with the father.
The son Is known as adeeporato charac
ter, and was heard to uttor throats. Ho
has not been seen since the evening be
fore the lire. It is thought that ho killed
the father and mother and then set tiro
to the, house. They aro now searching
for tho son known as Jim Dixon.
Rheumatism.?Jutnes Paxton.of Sa
vannah, Ca., says ho had Hlieumatlsm
so bad that he could not move from
the bod or dress without help, and that
ho tried many remedies, but received
no relief until ho began thw use of V. P.
1\ (Prickly Ash. Poko Boot ami Potas
sium), and two bottles restored him to
WILL HOT BE TOLERATED.
That Im U Inn Oovernor Tlllm?n Hmjm
About Irnich Law,
COLUMBIA, S.O., Oct. 2.?John Wil
liituH. the Spartanburg murderer, is
Hufw hack in Spartanburg, S. C. He was
sent from here yesterday In charge of
Deputy Sheriff Ilolloway, who deliv
ei cd him to sheriff Nichols of Spartan
burg County. Tho bringing of Willi
ams to this city wa8inas?nse a sur
prise to a great many: in fact, it may
he said to every one; and exactly why
tli is step was taken by (Sheriff Nichols
was not clearly understood. Even now
that tho matter is before the public in
Its true lignt, no just cause cau be as*
signed for this ^action. In speaking of
the circumstances connected with the
caso Governor Tilbnan yejterday said:
"On Tuesday morning las- Sheriff
Nichols of Spartanburg camo into the
executive olliee to report the arrival in
Columbia ot a prisoner, John Williams,
from Spartanburg. SheirlV Rowan was
unwilling to receive him without an or
der from mo. .Sheriff Nichols reportol
that the jail at Spartandurg had been
guarded by Ilenneman's friends on Sun
day night to prevent the prisoner being
moved; that considering the excited
state 01 reeling, and what he considered
reliable information that runners had
been scut ou'. to the factories and other
point< around Spartanburg, and also
that dispatches had been sent to (Ireon
villo and Laurens to those desiring to
take part in llielynchlng, ho, Mr. Nich
ols, alter consulting with some of the
best and coolest heads, deemed it best to
remove the prisoner, which he did; also
upon the advice of Solicitor Schumpert,
with whom he had communicated. 1
told him be would have to carry the
prison* r back to Spartanburg, and after
convasslng the situation in all its fea
tures the following orders wero writ
columiiia, Sept. 30.
S. W. Rowan, Sheriff Kichland County.
Sir: Von aro hereby ordered to tak e
the prisoner John Williams, either in
person or by a trusted deputy, to Spar
tanburg via Oatnden and iSlaoksburg
tomorrow ( Thursday) and deliver him to
the Sheriff of said county for safe keep
?. It. Tillman, Governor.
Columbia, Sept. 29.
John M Nichols, Esq, Snartanburg.
Sin: It had just as well be understood
that the law in South Carolina must bo
respected, and that lynch law will not
be tolerated. You will, therefore, re
turn to Spartanburg to-night and sum
mon a posse of brave and trusty depu.
11? s to lie in readiness by Thursday
The prisoner, John Williams, will bo
sent hack to Spartanburg that day, via
Ulacksburg, iu charge of a deputy from
this city. The Morgan Killes will meet
tho tram bearing iura at Clifton, and
escort the prisoner to tho jail, after
which l shall rely on you aud your
posse to uphold tho majesty of the law
and protect the jail against the mob if
any assembles. You can, if you deem
it. necessary at anv time, summon the
Morgan Hilles to your assistance, but I
rely upon your own loyalty and that of
your posse to show that Spartanburg's
Citizens know their duty and will do it.
lt. II. T11.1.man, Governor.
L\ S. 1 will see that your posse receive
reasonable compensation lor their
columbia, September 29.
Captain J. (J. Wardl .w, Clitton, S. C.
Captain: Yon will assemble your
company, armed and equipped with
plenty am munition, to take train from
Chariot tts going West Thursd ly, Octo
ber 1,( lay train.) On board that train
will be tue pi isoner, John Williams.
You will act as guard to escort deputy
Sheriff and prisoner to tho jail at Spar
tanburg and see him sately lodged
therein. You will tlio.1 be dismissed,
but will hold yourself in readiness to
respond to the call of the Sheriff at any
time. You will also lend the Sheriff as
many rilles and as much ammnitiou as
ho may need for his posse till court
convenes. Send iteuiizud statement of
expenses to this ollico and check will bo
sent you. lb-lying on your caution and
good judgment to uphold tho civil law,
I am, very respectfully,
15. 11. Tillman, Governor.
Governor Tillman further comment
ing on the return of the prisoner said
yesterday morning before leaving here:
"I gave instructions to Sheriff Rowan
as to what he should do. It may as
will be understood once for all in South
Carolina that t he law must bo enforced,
and that Sheriffs instead of dodging real
or imaginary mobs must defend their
prisoners with their lives if necessary.
"If an officer of the law cannot protect
a prisoner then ho has no business to
arrest him, and tho prisoner once ar
rested must bo safe from molestation
by any authority except that of the
It was ascertained yesterday morning
that Sheriff Rowan hud sent tho priso
ner in charge of Deputy Ilolloway by
way of Ulacksburg to Spartanburg, and
that the prisoner arrived safely and
was remanded to jail under tho escort
as above.?Columbia Register.
Court's christi, Tex, October 3.?
This city was thrown into a fever of ex
citement this morning at H o'clock by
the t.tiding of tho body of a girl, 11
years Old, Heating iu Corpus Christi
Hay, near hero. It proved to be that of
ttowna lfamlin. The discovery revealed
the fact that Horace llamliu, father of
the girl, had left his residence at 5
this morning for a walk, accompanied
by his two year-old boy and two daugh
ters, aged 11 and 13 years respectively.
After the tinding of the llrst body,
thousands of people assembled at the
wharf while stout hearts and willing
hands dragged the bay with every
facility at their command. Ono
hour was spent iu this way
when the inanimate form of pretty
Helen was brought to the service,
adding horror to tho sad oecasston.
Further search resulted in the recovery
of the father, whoso remains were con
voyed to tha house, only to add to the
poor wife's anguish.
llorrllH? Olli ??;?!.;.?.
Havana. Oct. .r?.?Manual Garcia
and his bandits killed 1\ Hernandez and
his wife on their plantation, near Qulvi
can. Iu Hernandez's pockets Garcia
placed a letter, which ho aimed with
his own name, which ho says: "Hernan
dez ha 1 been my friend since-boyhood.
I kiiled him because, ho tried lo deliver
nie lo the guards. I have never before
killed a woman, but I killed his wile be
cause she induced him lo betray me. I
hurt only those who hurt mo."
SIX .Mill I 111 I n in hull .
Pottsvillk, Pa., Oct. 8.?Burly this
evening an explosion of gas occurred in
the Richardson colliery of the Philadel
phia and Heading Coal and Iron Com
pany at Glcncaihon, causing a fall of
coal and entombing six men. Wlidluld
Meek has been taken from the mine
dead. J. V. Rrennan, Michael Grant
and Thomas Conville was r?-8cued but
sj?y are badly burned and crushed,
y*? other men are still tmpiioned and
IherOvK hardly any hope of their being
recover*^ alive. Their nauns are
I homaB pWy, Michael Welsh. John
SS'WK ??OtWp?ield ami John H?rch
Kansas City. Mo., iyt> 8,-Twenty
years ago tho wife of^Jobn Stewart,
now a merchant of Scheu City, Mo,
dLd, leaving an infant daughter, The
wife's parents had opposed the mates,
and at tho llrst opportunity they kid
napped the little ono and carried it, to
Virginia, 111, where, under the name
of Hunce, it grew to womanhood and
recently married. About three weeks
ago the young woman, now Mrs. Ida
funk, learned that her father was liv
ing and was at Schell City, Mo. She
wcote to him and as a result is now on
her way to see him for tho llrst time
since baby days.
LIFE OF A BEAKEMAN,
It Is Much Ploaaantor Now Than
In Former Days.
Air llrftke* sari Automatic Coupler* iluv?
JJght?n?d III* TAtk-Thn Ymy Nearly
Voublff Whit It IVm m
Yew Year* Ago.
In few branches of manual labor hoa
rii invention done so much to
lighten the burden that falls on the
human muscles as in the applica
tiou of the uir-brakc system to ruilroad
cars. It is only some twenty year*
since the air bruko was first introduced,
und in that period all the hard, disa
grocablo labor that fell to the lot of tho
passenger brakcinan has been done
away with, while tho task of the freight
bruUcMiian has bccai greutly lightened.
In tho olden times, before the Miller
coupler and butTer und the uir brake
were introduced, tho lot of a brakeman
on a passenger train was anything but
a happy one.
His duties required that he remain on
tho platform for tho greater portion of
the time, and this was in many a case
equivalent to a dcuth warrant, for with
the old-fashioned platforms and coup
ling apparatus in case of a collision
telescoping was certain to occur, and
the poor brake twister was invariably
ground into fragments between the
ends of the cars as they crushed to
It was necessary, too, for him to
"know the road" thoroughly. That is,
he must know all the grades and
bridges ami each point where it was
necessary to slacken tho speed of the
train, and ho must put on his brake
and let it off again exactly at the proper
moment without waiting for tho signal
from tho locomotive.
The slightest inattention to duty was
bound to insure a very bad live-min
utes' interview with the engineer at the
end of the run, and if repeated too often,
with the superintendent, or "old man,"
as he is called in railroad parlance.
Approaching each station there were
landmarks which must be learned, and
before passing which the brakes must
not be touched. The thorough brake
man scorned to make a slow stop, but
delighted in manipulating the wheel so
that the train came to a quick halt ex
actly- in the same spot every time.
It took muscle to do this, and many
a crew had trained themselves to net in
such concert that they could invariably
bring their train to u halt in very little
more space than is now required with
the air brakes.
When air brakes were first introduced
they were, of course, not so perfect as
they are now. An attempt was made
to induce the old broad gauge Erie rail
road (this was during Jim Fisk's life) to
adopt the system. A train was equipped,
and with it was sent a crew which rau
on one of the express trains.
Signal Hags were set up, and tho
promoters of this air brake plan wero
allowed si vend trials to show just
how quickly they could stop a train
going at full speed. After they had
done their best the new brakes wer,?
disconnected, and the crew of brako
men were given a chance to display
The result was that they stopped the
train in every instance in less distance
than was used by the air brakes. As a
consequence the old system was re
tained for years and until after many
improvements had been made in tho
The old passenger brakemen was a
man of muscle, the continual twisting
of brakes producing a development of
the biceps Unit might have been en
vied by many a modern "pug." Armed
with no other weapon but a lantern, ho
thought nothing of "standing off" half
a dozen tramps or engaging a gang of
roughs 'hat sought to "run things."
The writer was braking on a train
once upon a time when a dispute arose
in which a rough made an effort
to draw a revolver. Grasping the man's
hand with the pistol in it just as he was
drawing it from his pocket, with the
other hand the heavy lantern was raised
and with a swing dashed full into Iiis
The pistol-drawer foil as if shot, and
one or two blows in addition stretched
him senseless on tho lloor. His com
panions came to the rescue, another
brakeman happened in, and for a few
minutes there was a lively row. Hut
the lanterns got the best of it and a
wholesome lesson was taught.
The brakeman of to-day, however, is
so only in name. Rarely does he touch
the brake wheel, but his duties are con
fined to building lires, calling out the
names of stations, helping people on
and off tin* train, and llirting with the
pretty girl passengers.
His nerves are not kept at the highest
tension, on the qui vivo for the short,
sharp whistle which commands him to
jump to tin; brake and exert himself to
He look's after the valve that operates
thi> brake, but beyond that ins duties
do not resemble in the least those of
the ol.I-fashioned brakeman. He gets
better pay. too, than the old-time brake
twist Ti*. Forty dollars to fifty dollars
a month used to be the stipend for
which men took their lives ln< their
hands daily on many of the large
eastern roads, but in California the pay
is nearly twice this, and the risk and
labor are lessened to u minimum. -
It is the freiglit brakeman, however,
who appreciates to the fullest the ben
ellts which follow the gradual intro
duction of the air brake. The brake
men on California railroads, however,
huvo far less to contend with than
those in the east, where wind and rain
and snow combine to make outdoor
life miserable, for so large a portion of
If there is anything that will try a
man's nerve it is to hear the sharp
whistle for brakes on some pitch-dark
rainy or snowy night. Out from tho
warm caboose the brakeman hurries,
lantern in hand, and climbs to tho
deck- of the nearest car. The wind is
blowing a gale, the running board is
covered with ice. It is impossible to
walk, so down on all fours lie goes and
crawls along as best he may. A gust
of wind extinguishes tho light in hi?
lantern, so ho feels along cautiously
until ho reaches tho end of the car,
then catches the brake whcol and "sots
i* up" as tightly as he can.
Perhaps tho "dog" and ratchet aro so
clogged with ico that thoy do not hold,
and just as ho thinks the brako la ?-c
euro it slips and around goes the wheel
with a suddenness and force, that, If he
be not on his guard, will probably eost
him his life by throwing him down bo
tween tho cars.
Along tho top of tho next car he
crawls to repeat the operation. The
wind almost takes his breath away. It
Is on a down grade and the cars bound
from side to side. They almost seem
to jump clear of tho track and then
com? bock with a thundering crash.
A curve la atruck, ami tho unwieldly
cara lurch and away and Uircaten to go
over the bank. Tho ico and the cold
iron of tho brake whcol have l>o
numbod the poor brakcy'a hands so
that he can hardly uro them, and all
^*he whilo trte repeated calls for brakes
f ? <>? -. tho engineer urge him to do his
I ui most to slacken tho speed of tho
Perhaps, as he tugs at somo wheel
and swings his body clear of the car In
his effort to tighten up tho brakes, tho
chain givea way, woe to him If ho
havo not presence of mhid'and strength
of muscles mtftielont b> rot"*" '?'*
grasp, for othevwiso his body will bo
?hot dowu between the cars, to bo
ground to pulp beneath the merciless
The danger Is tenfold greater, too, if
ho be usiug a "club" as a lever in tight
ening the brakes. Should tho chain
give way, as not infrequently happens,
and the brakcinan have the wheel torn
from tho grasp of his single hand,
dcatli or mutilation is almost certain to
It is always the part of a brakeman
who Understands his business to exam
ine the roils and chains on each car that
will be put in his charge before tho
train leaves the yard. On some roads
the freight-car brakes aro kept in good
order by men specially detailed for thu
purpose, but on many, especially those
which handle many cars from other
lines, it is the duty of no one to look
out for these details, and the careful
brakeman will always examine the cars
He will savo himself much trouble
and possibly even preserve his own lifo
as well as those of tho rest of tho crew
by finding out which cars have their
brakes in tho best order and which are
not to bo depended upon.
With tho modern freight train
equipped with air brakes, as is now
often the case, the life of the brakeman
is far easier and the major portion of
the hard and dangerous work is elim
inated. The engineer can control the
speed of his train wit limit the constant
care of tho brakeman, and all that in
dividual has to do is to hold himself in
readiness to respond to a call should
the air brakes give out.
One can frequently sco heavy trains
running at high speed over the roads in j
this state without a soid in sight on tho
decks of the cars, while under tho old
system it was never safe without
brakeman at their posts every moment.
With tho introduction of automatic
couplers on freight cars ono of the most
risky portions of the brakeman's duties
will be done away with. Tho number of
men killed or maimed in this country
through tho antiquated style of coup
ling still extensively in vogue roaches
into the thousands annually, but, hap
pily, there is a promise that tins fear
ful sacrifice will be ended before long.
Anyone who has had experience in
making up trains with the common
style of drawhead knows that it is a
matter of wonder, not that so many
men are killed or injured, but that so
To have to step in between tho cars
on a dark night, the ground slippery
with ice or mud, with an engineer, per
haps, who is c areless or not good in
calculating distances and who sends
his locomotive back with a crash, is
about as sure a method of inviting
death or painful injury as can be imag
Yet it is the brakeman's duty to do
this without faltering, and it is a dis
grace if he fail to m akc the coupling
tlte first time. He simply must not
fail, and to do this he must take chances
that would make an inexperienced
man's ha. turn gray.
Not only must he hold tho coupling
link to the last fractional part of a sec
ond necessary to guide it into the draw
head of the rapidly approaching train,
but he must have the coupling pin in
readiness to drop into place like a flash;
he must have Iiis lantern in one hand
or on his arm, and must be ready to
move back with the cars until he can
have an opportunity to get out from be
If the coupling bo made whero thcro
is a network of frogs and switches tho
greatest care must bo taken in the hur
ried movement to keep pace with the
cars that tho feet bo not caught in any
of these man-killing devices, otherwise
death is sure to come in its most horri
But with the automatic couplers now
in use. and whose adoption most rail
road men think should bo mado com
pulsory, all this is dono away with.
With these and tho general introduc
tion of air brakes, the life of the brake
man will have nearly every element of
hardship removed, and it will be no
more hazardous than any other occupa
tion.?Ex-llrakeman, in San Francisco
MEN DESTROYERS IN INDIA.
KUllng ? Wild littMt Which Was the
Talk of Iiullft Newspapers.
It is well known that about twenty
five thousand people a year fall a prey
to the wild beasts of India. The larger
part of these victims are killed by tigers
and venomous snakes which are met in
the jungle. As a rule, says tho Chicago
Herald, the victims of these tragedies
arc guilty of great carelessness. With
care the danger of wild boosts might,
in the majority of these cases, bo
An animal which has for some months
been written about a great deal in the
Indian newspapers lias at last suc
cumbed, having met his well-deserved
fate on June 7. He proved to be a full
grown leopard, probably about four
years old. He had lurked around tho
villages in the edge of tho jungle for
months watching for his prey, and at
least flfteon people were killed oy him,
including several adults as well as chil
dren. It was hard work to kill him,
and he hurt three peoplo bodly before
he was incapacitated for further harm.
This is the way ho met ids fate:
Ho had been hovering round a camp
of IUtsahiri during the night of June .r>,
but was kept off by five large sheep
dogs. In tho morning of the 7th a wom
an saw him in some long grass near tho
bungalow, and taking him for a large
jungle cat after the fowls ran after him.
Ho charged her, striking her on tho
, chest, and seized her by the arm. Sho
struck him over the head with a heavy
stick, and, other people coming up, the
leopard lot go and ran into a garden
near tho bungalow. The woman was
found to have two claw wounds on her
ehest and six deep bites on her left arm.
lly this time some, twenty persons had
assembled, and went into tho garden in
search of the beast. A syce in the serv
ice of tho assistant commissioner de
clared he believed it was only a jackal,
but the words were hardly out of his
mouth when the leopard, which had
been hiding under a stone, charged
straight at the syce with a roar, knock
ing him down and wounding him badly.
He was badly clawed on both arms, be
hind the right, oar, and bitten on tho
scalp, and would certainly have been
killed had not a man named Na/.ina run
in and driven a hog spear clean through
the leopard's body. The brute left the
syce, and tried to work itself up the
shaft of tho spear to get at Ids new as
lailant, but it only succeeded in tearing
lis clothes, Na/.ina escaping unhurt. A
nistri ran in to club it, but got clawed
>n the chin for his pains, Na/.ina hold*
ng on his spear all tho time, lly this
ime tho others, who had bolted w'en
ho leopard charged, returned, aud tho
eopard was (dubbed to death.
icccn slmwfoTtho verities, was congrat*
ulaed last week upon a small but ap
preciable luldition to his family. He
responded courteously to tho usual solic
itous inquiries and accepted all con
gratulations iu a spirit of guntlo dignity
Ono friend, more inquisitivu than th<
rest, asked: "Well, old fellow, how
does tho baby look?" "How does tho
baby look?" repeated tho happy father,
with a never-thought-of-that-before
expression in his face: "well, now that
' I tun called upon for an off-hand do*
scription, I should say that he looks
like a little pug dog with its faco paint
I cd red."?N. Y. Times.
NORTH SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE, - - - LAU RENS, *. ?
Over KENNEDY BROS., Store.
Keep constantly on hand a large assortment of Coffins and Ca ?tt
oth Wood and Metalic, which will be sold low down. Furnishe at
ny hour day or night. IIear6e sent when desired.
viy9 KENNEDY BROS.. Successoi to J. M Robertson.
Cooper & Burnside Bros.
Keep constantly on hand all kinds of
Groceries, Provisions, Vegetables,
FRUITS IN SEASON1,
AT LOWEST PRICES,?||
Oa.ll anci Exarnlri? our Stock.
COOPER & BURNSIDE BROS^
Cotton Sample Improved.
ONE CENT PER POUND BY ACTUAL TEST.
At the gin house of Mr. F. II. Roberts, in Richmond county, just
before starting his SAILOR ELEVATOR one bale had been ginned
by the old method.
Just after starting his ELEVATOR another bale was ginnc fk from
the same pile. Without knowing this fact the cotton buyer offeicd one
cent more per pound for the bale ginned with theon otTeretiJ elevator.
Read the statement of the Buyer and Seller.
This will certify that of two samples of cottonsod us to-day
by Mr. Rowan Rose, the market value of one exceeded that of the other
by one cent per pound. (Signed) D. CRAWFORD & SONS.
Tins will certify that the two bales of cotton offered as above
were both from the same pile of seed cotton and fcchdghcuhuht same
gin. One was carried to the gin in baskets and ohtcnnen.egj Sailor
Cotton Elevator. (Signed) S E.
The best GINS, PRESSES, ELEVATORS, ENGINES aond the
best machinery of all kinds for sale by
W. H. GI??ES, J1L, & CO. ?
COLUMBIA, S. C.
POWDER: SAFE; CURATIVE; BEiDTlFIISC. |.2.3.
THREE I RyAtU-fg j 3PQ^ZOfqr3CTf3 1 Fancy Stor... I TINTS
Better Than Any Bank
Mutual Life Ins.Go
OF NEW YOK.
T-HaI AbhcIh now $147,151,001 ?O.
No other envestment in the
world is so absolutely sale, or con
sideline the protection, more pro
fitable than n life or endowment
policy in The Mutual Lite Insur
ance Company of New York, for
the following reasons :
ist. The coiltrect is based upon
a natural and universally operating
law of mortality, backed by the
good faith and continued payments
of the largest number ( 182,013 in
1889) of carefully selected lives
nsured in any company on the re
serve fund system.
2nd. The Mutual Life has the
largest reserve fund of any insur
ance company in the world?being
now over $147,000,000.
3rd. During the lorty-scven
years of its business, its receipts
from interest alone have paid all
death claims and left a surplus
therefrom of $11,315,901 69.
4th. Its interest receipts have
exceeded all expenses of manage
ment by the enormous sum of $55,
5U1. Its annual income in 1889I
exceeding all the requirements for
paying death claims, matured en-'
dowments, annuities, surrender J
values, dividends to policy-holders5
and expenses (in all amounting to
$21,629,502.61) by nearly ten mil
lions of dollars, or exactly $9,981,
6th. The Mutual Life has al
ready paid to and accumulated for
its policy-holders ovei $435,000,
000, which is double the transac
tion of any other company in the
No other financial system can
give such protection and security,
and is so well guarded on every
side against the disturbing elements
that undermine and overthrow the
best laid plans and methods of men
acting in their individual capacity.
REM EMBER THE COMPANY
jlututi Lite ins. Cfo
OF NEW YORK.
Ed. L.Gkknand, Columbia, S. C.
M. T. Simpson, Cross Hill, S. C.
THE LAURENS BAR.
H. T. HIMPSON,
attorn bt at l.aw.
IjA j urns. r. 0.
j.t. JOHNSON. ff. K. IT i H Ft B
JOHlfSOR A BICHS T
ATTORNRTS A'* IjA TV.
Omen?Fleming's Corner, Rortbwea
side of Pulmo .Square.
LAU RUN .I, IL, - S.S.
BALL B A Ii L,
AtTiiNin at Law,
LAURHNfl, - - - - B.C.
flleo Over National Hank, Laurens
OIHcedayH Mond y lid Tuesday.
II, y. simpson. <'. i). BARKS DA LR
SIMPSON ?V BARKSDAL12,
Attorneys at Law,
LAUHICNM, HOUTII CA liol.INA
XV. W. ?UNMilH.
a'itorn BT at law
flpocial nltor.tleu ?ivt>n to the in ventl
gntlon of titles.
fjitirene C, H . *. (J.
W. U. MARTIN,
ATToiiNHY AT I,AW.
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A N ew 3ook from Covor to Cover?
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For tlio Family, the School or the library.
Tho Authentic Webster's Una*
britltrod Dictionary, comprising tb?
i.<sn..? of 1864, '79 and 84 (.till copy
lighted) has been thoroughly raviiad
and enforced, and as a tltstlnsruish
ine title, bears the nan* of \Veb
ster's International Dictionary.
Tho work of revision occupied over
ten years, more than a hundred edi
torial laborers bavins: been employ
ed, and over 9300,000 expended
before the first copy was printed.
SOLD DY ALL BOOKSELLERS.
A Pamphlet of specimen pagei, illustrations,
testimonials, etc., sent free by tho publishers.
Caution it needed in purchasing a dictionary,
ss photographlo reprint* of sn obsolete snd com
paratively worthless edition of Webster srs be
ins msrketed under various narnca end oftsn by
GET THE BEBT,
The International, which bears the imprint of
G. A, C. MERRIAM A CO.,
SPRINGFIELD, MSSS., U.S.A.
^Seeing Is Believing.
And a good lamp
must be simple; when it is npt simple it is |
not good. Simple, Beautiful, Good?these
ords mcr.n much, but to s?ee " The Rochester"
will impress the truth more forcibly. All metal,
tough and seamless, and made in three pieces only
it is absolutely safcikm\ unbreakable. Like Aladdin's
of old, it is indeed a "wonderful lamp," for its mar
velous light is purer ami brighter than gas light,
softer than elccttic light and mure cheerful than ei.her.
Look for this stamp?Thk Rociikstkk. If the lnuip<tr;ilcr t-ps n't the Renulno
Rochester, auit the stvle you want. ??ml to us for our new Illustrated catalogue,
ami we will sentl you a lamp safely i?y express?your choicv of o.-cr 2,000
varieties Itom the Largtit Lamp Sto>e in the It
K(h i?:mi:u ?,.tJII' CO., 42 rark Place, New York City.
DO YOU WISHtTO
TUEN BUY TUB THOMAS ts I LAM
IMtEbb AND bEED COTTON
It Is the most-perfectsystem lu use, uu
loading cotton from wagons, cleaning and
delivering It into k'os or stalls. Cotton
does not pass through fan and press re
quires no pulley nor belts. It saves tune
TALBOTT & SONS'
ENGINES AND BOILERS, STATION
AHY AND PORTABLE. OLD DO
TAI.BO 1Tb SAW MILLS, IMPROVED
FRICTION AND ROPE FE KU
|200 TO ?<J00
LUMMUS AND VAN WINKLE COT
TON GINS AND COTTON PRESSES.
We offer baw Mill Men and Ginnors
tho most complete OUttlts that can be
bought mid at bottom prices.
V. O. BADHAM,
U EN Kit A L AGENT,
Columbia. S. C.
T11E TALBOTT KNOINE IS I'UM
Feb 10-1 v.
TI1E LARGEST STOCK,
MObT SKILLED WORKMEN,
South Carolina Marble Works.
F. H. HYATT,
Is the best place in booth Carolina Ol
Southern States to secure satisfaction in
American und Italian Marble Woik. All
bend for prices and full information.
F. H. HYATT
Aprils Ly COLUMBIA. 8. C.
I)RIMARY, ACADEMIC, COLLEGI
ATE and COMMERCIAL COURSES;
Vocal und Instrumental Music, Art, Elocu
tion, Physical Culture, Cooking, Dress Cut
ting, Domestic Economy, Weekly Bible
Studies, Nino teachers. Enrollment, last
year 180. Pupils from thirreen counties.
Strong moral and rcllgous Inlluencc. No
bar room nearer than seven miles.
Healthful location, 700 feet abovo the
level of the sen, 100 feet Above Columbia,
128 feet above Aiken. Elegant building.
Young holies ci\n board With the President.
Only College in the State that makes pro
vision for young holies to reduce expenses
by doing domestic work. Seventeen young
ladles aided tills way last year, Expenses
for literary course and board for ten
months. ?loo to |130; music, f;m; bookkeep
ing, ?20. Next session opens September
28d. For catalogue address
L. B. HAYNES, A. M.,
Svp 0-3HIOS Leesville, b. C.
GUILD BIRTH ? ? ?
? ? * MADE EASY!
" Mothers' Frif.no " is a scientific
ally prepared Liniment, every ingre
dient of recognized value and in
constant use by the medical pro
fession. These ingredients are com
bined in a manner hithci to unknown
WILL DO all that is claimed for
It AND MORE. It Shortens l abor,
Lessens Pain, Diminishes Danger to
Life of Mother and Child. Book
to " Motiihrs " mailed PRE?, con
taining valuable information and
Senttiv cxi^r*-s-4 nil receipt of price *I.M) prr txrtUO
BRA0FIEL0 REGULATO? CO., Atlanta. Ca.
Bonn DY AM. nncooisTfl.
rT?R (mi'llS'ft Fever:
LIPPMAN BROS., Proprietors,
Orwoslat*. Llppmaa's Block.- SAVANNAH. OA.
Rheumatism is cured by P, P. 1*.
Pains and hcIioh in the hack,shoulders,
knees, ankles, hips, and wrists ;m< all
attacked and conquered l?y l\ 1*. I'
This streut medicine, by Its blood
cleansing properties, builds up and
strengthens the whole body
Paiptt Pays me Freiest. $
a oukat okkkr thai' \iav NOT Am a i'- it
UK RtCPKATKD, SO DO NOT 0K1.\Y jj
"stiukk WHILB VBA I RON I Hot." !
Write for Catalogue >w, smi >.i> wlno]
paper you saw tins advertisement in.
b i??.Member that l s. leveryiHini; th*t 1
?goes to furnishing a In ne?i? iiiuiiu'titr-j
j-tii).* some things and bu >:io. i>i us In tin |
[largest possible lots. ?1 cli unsold an ? ? |
?wipe out all compotittor.
f iiKRK AKB A KKW OK to\ oTAKl*|l
8 A No. 7 Plat top Cooking Stow, lud ]
f.size, 15x17 klioll oven, lit with 21 piece*
? of ware, delivered at y mr own depot,
Fsli freight charges l-od by iuo, loi
? only Twelve Dollars.
Again, 1 will sell you a 5 hol?? Cooklu
Unuge 18x13 inch ovo?, IbXtuincii top, tit !j
ftV-ii with 111 pieces of w oo, foi Til IK
RittKN DOLLARS, and puytlv treigin t
DO NOT TAY TWO FKK Ms FOLj
1 win send you a ulceplusli l urlor sun
walnut frame, eltliei m combination u
oaudod, Hie most Stylish colon- lot .i;>.ou,
tu your jatlroad station. CjuIkIvi paid.
1 will a ISO so II you a nice Be'iimiiOa uu^
ouslstltig ot Buieau with glass, 1 lugb
bead Bedstead, i WashMauo, 1 Coiitrv
utblo, 4 oauo sent einus, i chik -out andij
oack ruchoi aiiioi 10.00, >m< pay iroiKh
co youi depot.
Or 1 win soud you an oiexmii lied room |J
nil witji lillgo glas?, lull iu.ilOn lop, 101
j.-o, aim pity irclmili
yiice wluuow shudu uti t-iuiiit: mm i ?. u?i
"I'.ii'V.uiii lame wuluulo ua> cm1., 4.in
iWaiuut lounge, 7,ouj
Lue?curlntus pet window, l.uu^
luauuoliluboubo evetytldUK in ttsuntlll
Advertisement, but have au uuiuuiibe store j
jtioutaiuiUK 2<i,tf?o leet el Uooi mum, with
War? houses mm tactory Imtidui?sinuUioi
parts ol . v uiMi-.i ,i, sinking iu mi tue iai
geol business ot Uns mud uiidoi one tiittii'
igOUMMll Hi HlO ?OUUlC.1 l. OUIV.'O. 1'llOSt
Uiivnauu Warehouses ate oruwdctt wiUi
Hit cti*icosi ptouuoiiouaol tliu o>:.i tacto
KB. .V} CUllOv/KUUCOUUVIIUIIK lllusiiaituu&j
>\ ^i^'Us Win OU UtUtlO? ll )u? win aitton,
,uj w in iii jbhw thisauvoi'iiM "> in i
,??) klOlKlH. AliUtOn?,
L. F. PAiiiii.ii,
|f)opiieloi I'sUgett's huiuuuio, .>u>vca
Ml ill -a: pi:! CHoie, I
Uo-jll* liiMiui :nri!i'.i, a i ?.r.. > i a, ? >A s
:i ALL 5KIN
' j; j'. i-~i t .>o i raw r~? t*"* !
cuiV; .r Ml
IfM'l tfi t CURE
ciii^l lVtnn,T*tur, Sc?W II. >J. ?
T. (ISlSuJ M.i
LUTKAH BH0S.| 2?nprlctorB,
Drr.j.-felsi-s. Mppuiftn'a ?loclt, SAVANNAH, GA,
COTTON SAMPLE IMPROVED!
<?\d: ci;.'%t i?b:?2 immi.M) lev
a4 Tt ab. TKIHT.
At tlio Kin of Mr. V. 11. Koherld In Kieli
land County, just before starting ids Sailor
Ulovator one hale loid been idniuul by tlm
old niotliotl, Just after starting tho iOlovn
tor another bale was ginned from tho same
pile. Without knowing *his fuctthocotton
buyer offered ono cent per pound more for
the bale ginned with the use of lite Eleva
tor. Head tho Statements of tilt) buy or and
This will certify that of two samples of
cotton offered us today by Mr. Howan Kose
the market value of one exceeded that <?!
the other by one cent per pound.
ISianril.) ,l>. CRAWFORD ?& SONS.
Thins will certify that tho two bales of
cotton offered asabove were both from tlx1
HRllie pile ot seed cotton, and Ktuilod in (lie
SaillOIflll. Ono was carried to the gin in
baskets and ono through the ballot Setid
(Signed.) .). It. KOSK.
Tin; lust (}ni}'. I'nsses, Kiovalors,
lOlltfilUS and the best inaelnneiy of all
kllloS, for sale i?y
\V. II. OIBIIES, Ju.. A et)..
('ObUMlUA, S. (J.
first Class Work.
V e ry Low Prices.
Bui ides, Cfiiritup x, Road CarH, Wagonpt
)tc? warrantetl Second to none.
Ititpilii of nearest dealer In 1'kimi koimIt.,
nr sotid foi Catiiloguo?Moiitlonliix thlf
!l 0 L L Es H & A N 1) E R S 0
i 1 i i y ii |HI 11 hi i|