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W. W. BALL,
NS, B.C., Juno 5, 181)1.
[olghbor, tho Spartanburg Hor
tkrr?tho Dispensary, with the
ft foaturo dispoueed with, will bo
Tular in South Carolina. Most as
frodly it will. It is a popullstlc foa
of government. It knocks out with
a bloody noso and two blaek eyes, dem
ocracy. It is socialistic and contrail'/
ing in its tondoncy. Of course it will
bo popular in South Carolina. Dem-,
oeracy holds that tho less the people
uro governed and tho fewer olllcos
'created tho purer and hotter tho gov
jjrnmont. The Dispensary creates hun
dreds of Stato officials and agonts: it
gives tho Appointing Power corrupt
ing patronago in tho State and in that
feature is eloso akin to Republicanism.
Of eourso it will be popular. Tho
poOplo arc b"oTng educated Into the
hloa of tho State and the General Gov
ernment assuming a paternal relation
to their children?managing their do
mostio ulfairs, furnishing them meat
and drink, free'transportation, issuing
to thorn monoy, tuklng tholr stuff in
trust and shining ovory man's shoes.
Tho klndcrgarton ago is already
passed with the pooplo In this State:
thousands of our whilom independent
democrats aro waiting for the dispen
sary to bo ro-ostabllshod with its hun
dl'ods of soft salaried positions. Dem
ocracy Is not wanted except as Randall
wanted and Gorman and Hill want it
?for the soothing influence of th
Here is where we are at.
The Antis aro such stuff as dreams
are made of: dissolved like Macboth's
witches into thin air; thoy havo become
?? notj^hrgr' -Two years ngo, March
"gbno, they rangod thcmsolvos under
the device?Shoppard and Orr. Now,
that is a name signifying nothing.
There is such a thing as a Demo
cratic organization: it has a machinery
to nominate tho (Treat officials of that
party; its practical office has been su
perseded: the Reform organization
will nominate its candidates for great
- State offices. The Democratic "airy
nothing'' will be used us a name to con
jure with?to do the rabbit foot office
"to bo suro."
On tho 7th of June tho Irby com
mittee will assemble In the charmed
circle of Columbia ringsters and order
a convention to follow on tho heels of
tho R?iorm Convention and confirm its
action. The standard bearers thus se
lected will bo brandod "Democrat''and
' lifrnod loose upon the country thus em
blazoned will fool most of us to the top
of our bent.
On the same 7th of June, the Pro
hibitionist Convention convenes at Co
lumbia. This will turn out a side
show as in 1802. They will isstto a high
sounding manifesto: they will choose
an executive committtee, but there
will be nothing to execute; they will
put out no ticket for State, county or
There is another force, the Alliance.
As such it will not figure* its machi
nery will be convenient for tho Re
formers: its leaders will not'be in it ox
eeptjt^)iqy_jmrin^tho Reform ring.
The Alliance can be relied on to carry
out the behests of theTillman Cabal.
This is trffe situation and here is whore
wo are all at, by whatever name called
into court. In the meanwhile, though
unorganized and powerless the Antis
aro a silent indefinite force and are the
occasion of much concern and alertness.
They have and willhave no candidates,
but should bo quiet, watchful and ready
on occasion to apply their resources
where thoy will do the most good. Ac
cidonts will happen' and the wise are
always ready to turn them to advan
Even State officials in this Stato oc
casionally come to their senses. Mad
men should no longer be sent to Red
The State Hoard of Equalization
have lowered the ussessmcntu on Rail
roads, to something like the scale pre
vailing as to other property holders.
It is thought all parties will be satis
lied. Governor Tillmnn somotimo ago
said of tho Genoral Statutes of tho
Stato, onactcd by the old Ring, that
thcro was a mine of wealth in them.
At Augusta Gov. Tillman substantially
asserted that the farmers would not
havo prosperity at the South until thoy
made their own hay. Now and then
a Reformer is heard to say that the
trouble with the South comes from the
unjust financial, pension and tariff leg
islation of tho General Government.
Nobody now believes in tho manifesto
which charged rottenness on our foro
A certain ruler asked a courtior if
"he over lied; The courtier answering:
?* I toll a Ho in this morning, at noon it
has had its effect, and in tho evening I
May field, Farfoy, Townsond, Shell,
tlio two Popes, every man as a ring
stcr, office holder and candidate a dia
mond to oxcito the cupidity of Croosus,
having got himself clothed in purple
and reform linon with comfortable sal
ary, all is well and wo have a republi
can form of Government. "Anon,
Anon, Anon" as Princo Hal would say:
"More, Anon." "Sweet is a Jogacy;
Sweot is old wine in bottles; Swoot to
hear tho watch dogs' honost bark bay
deep mouthed woleomoas wo draw near
home: Sweot tho voico of girls; Sweet
to know there Is an eyo will mark our
coming and look brightor whon wo
eome: "but sweotor far than those,
than all," Isoffico.?Byron's, ovory word
of It, not ours.
Tho other sldo is to bo hoard. Mayor
iiargan, of Darlington, is to writo an
article for tho North American Ro
^Vl w tho Dlsponsary, or Stato llq
ado monopoly, in South Cure
Tho thUag is taking the right
Tau Georgian whoso namo heads
this article passed as a smart young
follow. Hi- brilliancy pales as a rush
light before tho sun-bright splendor
of his Carolina brother. Tho Georgia
ptxMtgy sold his law library, joined
tho Alliance, wont to Congress ono
tonn and was knocked out by Georgiu
politicians. Tho young Carolina at
torney stands about thus In the dis
tribution of oUIeial pottago:
Three Supremo Judgcshlps, $10,000;
eight Circuit Judgcshlps, $21,000: eight
solicltorships, $12,500: Lieut. Governor.
$500; Stato Supt. Education, $2100;
Adjt. General, $15,00: Clerk of the
Senate and Houso, $2,100; two ?. S.
Senators, $ 10,000: two congressmen,
$10,000, besides hundreds of tho smaller
fry gottlng crumbs by crooping into
holes of their sl/.e, as trial justiceships,
assistant counsel, clerks lu the Sonate
aud House, attorneys to county boards,
Stato Senators and members of the
Houso and so on and ou. Thoro, too,
aro tho eodo compilers, $5000. "And
tho cry Is still they come."' Watson
They touched u button a few years
ago and blew up Hell Gato, the big
rock in Now York Harbor. The bot
tom fell out. Thoy touched a button
and started tho big wheel going round
In Chicago. By Olectrocuttottthe mur
derer his "quietus takes" in cultured
New York Stute. It takes Go v. rill
man however, to learn them all a trick
or two in nimbloness. Witness tho
neat way In which he disposed of
Milan, Judge in the Chicco easo.
Governor Tlllman ordered Chicco of
Charleston indicted for perjury. He
was arrested and Trial Justice Milan
discharged him on a preliminary hear
ing. Thereupon, tho slayor of giants
lot fall his "sword of sharpness," and
Milan's official head dropped with a
Lhug into the basket. Milan descends
to the dead level of a private citizen of
Charleston and one Theodore S. Gail
?lard rises to the vacant dignity. So
runs tho world away.
W. St. Julien Jorvoy. at the instance
of the leading Democrats of Charles
ton, consents to be the Democratic
candidate for Congress from that dis
trict. Charleston was put Into the
black district by the present legisla
ture, so that her people might be pun
ished forantl-Tlllmanlsm. If ability,
sound democracy and pluck can win
against odds?and they are winning
attributes?Jorvey will goto Congross.
It begins to bo plain that the com
plaint against tho Red Cross is ill
i founded. It confined its rellof to tho Son
Islands and not to tho mainland. The
sufferers on the mainland are few and
although the suffering may be acute
and the demand pressing South Caro
lina Is amply able to meet the case. A
few good Samaritans is what is wanted.
Governor Tlllman has been invited
and accepted an invitation to speak at
Statten Island, N. Y., at a temperance
convention. He should take with him
McClendon, Farley, and Riehbourg.
otherwise the evidence will all he
At the Richmond unveiling on Wed
nesday last among the fourteen little
girls representing' the thirteen South
ern States and Maryland Miss Blanche
Manly represented South Carolina.
* * *
Izlar, who 8UC060?ud Judge Brawley,
has been heard from, as was to be ex
pected. He delivered a great speoch
in the House in favor of the repeal of
the 10 per cent, tax on State banks of
* * *
Governor Tlllman, although opposed
to monopoly, has effected a corner on
the word "flunked" and the News and
Courier wants him undisturbed in its
Governor Tlllman is In New York
and so is Wall Street.
* * *
The Alliance yardstick is to be ap
plied to congressional aspirants.
* - *
Maj. A. T. Smytho has resigned the
Scnatorship of Charleston county.
* * *
As sure as you are a foot high it is
Tlllman and not the Alliance.
* * *
At the Executive Mansion in Colum
bia tho missing word Is not?-"flunked."
Why Was It
tint Ayor'a Mtirsaparllla, out of the great
number of similar preparations msmifnc
uiyo l throughout tjic worJtl, was flic oTfly
luoillolud of (he kind admitted in the
World'* i ulf, Chicago? Aim] why was it
tint, ia s|?i!,- of tho united efforts of flic
maiuifsohirors <>f other preparations, i io>
il vision of file World's- I'nlr Directors was
According lo Ki i ;. ig - "Articles gl
that aro In any way dangerous or o\
oil a ilve, also patent uukUcIAos, o]
nostrums, ana empirical propora*" ?J
Hons, whose ingredients are con- o5
ceuled', will not bo admittod to tho oj
Exposition,"' an I. therefore 2:
Beatme Ayer's sarsii|>arllln is not it o|
pnte.nl moillolno, not n nostrum, and not ?J
a secret preparntl m. ol
Bt&iuit its proprioiorfl had nothing to gi
conceal wliou quCstlcnod as to tho for* oj
m i! i from which it I* compounded. Oi
tfmuMfil Ii all tint Ii U olaimcd to be oj
a Compound Concentrate ' Kxtraot ot o
X as iparilla, and in every (tellBO, WOTthy g
tho h.dorseweul of this m ??' Important o
committee; calldd t igotuor. (?>r passing ?!
upon the mriiiufactiirctl products of the $
eat Irr world. o
Admitted for Exhibition
AT THP WORLD'S FAIR
A Mothers Story
Her Bey's Suffering After
Heed's Cave Good Health and
"0.1. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass.:
"Hood's Sarsaparilla lias done so much for'
n?y boy that I wlsli to say a tew words hi pral>o
of this wonderful medicine, Clifford was very
111 with diphtheria and it left bltn Buffering with
UriKlit's disease. Ho was very weak, poor III
flesh and could hardly walk. Malaria fever
soon overtook htm and together with trouble
with bis liver,
He Was In Much Misery.
At last, almost discouraged, I decided to have
him try Hood's Hursaparilla. Ho has taken
only a low bottles, and yet it has dono him moro
good than all the previous medical treatment
nnd medicines coml Inod, Ho has regained
strength and JIcsli and looks quite healthy, it
will always give in pleasure to tell others what
a vnhtablo incdlclno la Hood's Hursaparilla."
Mits. q.*w. Maui.utt, CnirolltOl), Kentucky.
N. lt. H you doclrte to ttiko Hood's Sarsapa
rllla do not in- Induced to buy any other. ?
Hcort'o lri!ls Oltro liver Ills, jaundice, bil
iousness, sick licadnche and constipation. 200.
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Delays are costly. ?
E. C. ALLEN & CO.,
M0F MIMEOGRAPI IS,
Cash or Installments.
New Machines traded for old
ones. A well equipped
Gonzalks & Withers,
Columbia, S. C.
Are very essential when a
person is ill and adulterat
ed medicines cannot possi
bly have the curative
powers like wholesome
DB. B. P. POSPY
keeps nothing hut the best and
purest Drugs and Medicines
and people wanting anything
in my line will do well to call.
I also carry a large stock of
teilet Articles, Stationery, Tebacca,
Cigars, Colognes, Toilet and
laundry Soap aud a hundred
and one other things kept in
a first-class Drug Store. I keen
of reliable houses constantly on
hand and sell them at reasonable
prices. Yours foi mutual benefit,
Mo Wo F?SEY9
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRUGGIST
Parties wanting Guano and Acid do
lived anywhere in Laurens County will
save money by seeing or writing
F. D. BOLT,
Alma, S. C.
iSST I sell six different brands. tf
Wti HAVE NOT
the earth at and helow cost.
W IT U A XF I? AT AT the g?'eftte8t aggregation of mcr
VV fill Ii l\ V l'J JM U1 chnndise ever shown on the Amer
\\I I? U 4 XT Ij^ XT / \T :l f?W leading lines to bait you with
TV Jli HA V JCi IM U L and i? this way induce you to buy
a general hill in which wc can
burn you up with profit
wc thinka line of goods not equaled in cx
celoncy of quality and reasonable noes o
value in Laurcns County.
wc know the good opinion ol the trading
not gained tlie confidence of the trade by
practicing deception ami palming oil'goods
of inferior quality at the price of fust-class
determined that our Stock shall be the lar
gest and our prices as low as the lowest.
*lf you wntlt good Goods and not trash, if you want the Lowest
prices money ami judgment can buy, if you want polite Attention wc
will be pleased to have you inspect our three big rooms ami let us name
you a few prices.
DRY GOODS PALACE
-Df-TII.I.KKK AND JoMlKKS Ol
L*uro Old Fashioned Korth Carolina Hand Made Corn and Hyo
"Whiskies, Apple jukI Poach Brnudles.
We make a specialty of pure goods for private use and medicinal
Mirposcs. Our brands are all recognized as standard, and wc sell noth-?
ng but high grade Goods. Wc are Bole proprietors of the celebrated
?EY brand of old fashioned hand made Corn Whiskey and Apple
Brandy packed in cases of one, dozen bottles* "vVe quote as follows, in
6ts i to 10 gallons: N. C."Poplar Log'' Corn Whisbcy, $1.35 to $3.00,
iccording to age; Rye Whiskey, %z.oo to if.^.po, according to age; Ap
>le Brandy, $2.00; Peach Brandy, $2.75. Rxtra charge for kegs and
We can furnish Corn Whiskey in cases of 1, 2, |. 6 and S dozen
>ottlcs to case, in pints, half pints ami quarts,*, ready for use, at low
niccs. Can make special prices on barrel shipments. We have the
argest stock in the country ol Old Corn Whiskey, ripened and mellow
;d by age, and especially recommend it for private use.
\ KEY Sc Co., StateSVille, N. C.
The Hrst Shoes
for the '.cast Monf j
r'THIS IS THE ?S^?5
34 and $3.00 Drees Shoe.
3.00 Police shoe, 3 solo?.
$2.60, $2fo? Workingmen.
#2 and 81*76 for Boys,
LADIES AND MISSES,
S3; $#.50 $l.7?
W. L. DOUCI.
? : .?
0 UlTION.-If liny deal Of
ofll .v ou w. i.. Doui(ln 1
ohooo :>k r> reduced pile,
or ' ft} s ho Iih 11 horn wit n ?
out tht? nnino Atniupeil
or Uiu bottom, put him
Tl v one |>.tir and bo con
satisfaction at lite prices ndvertlsc 1 than any oilier make.
viuccd. The stamping of W. L. Douglas' name ami price oh (ha bottom, which
guarantees Ihcir value, snvos thousands <>f dollars Annually lo the e who weftr (hem,
Dealers who push the sale of \V? L. Douglas shoe.-, gain customers, which helps to
Incj . sc (lie sales on their full lie- of goods, They can afford to sell at n loss profit,
and \*tt liollovo you ci?n i,?vo monoy by baying nil your footworn ol Ihc deute- lulvor.
Usea below. Catalogue, free upon applictUiou. XV. I*. DOUQL.A8, Druckten, Mass.
f3kW For Sale by THE LAUKENS CAS 11 COMPANY.
Laureri8j S. c
The School Commissioners would
notify tho tonobors of Lfturons County
to ro'ndor in thuir claims for touching
in tho froo schools of tlio county for
itp])roval heforo tho 1st of Juno no\t,
As my annual report cannot DO made
out without thorn. IMoaso hoed this
cull in timo.
Tiros. J. Di'cikktv,
School ConhmissioiK i .
HMvliJINkxffc - I i . , , ,
?rtrH^n i ., mtk ? i
Notice Id hereby k>v*'" tlmt, as tin
law direct , nitor the 11 rat Monday In
, July next Hi" books /or Ihn registration
of voters will cloac Until after (he gon*
oral election Iii November of this year.
As there remaiiu only tv. 0 -i.iui more in
which to Ho yter, vi/.: the li. ? I Moildil -
in Jinvi and July, thosy interested will
govern themselves according!v. Offlco
U. P. 8 MIT I \j
Closing1 0ut--3?ara?ol Sale,
Is one who saves her husband's
dollars. One who has the tact
and ability to obtain with 50
n dollars1 worth of goods,
lo buy. when to buy, and
where to buy. arc three things
she is in aster of.
$3.50 Parasol, at $1.75.
?0F*" We mean this.
$ Mere i-fery arjell, hixt
f urJill toe glad to see
you at oUa
Wfiiore Prices ari L . .02 rixemsolves.
RAMSLERS ARE Tl
you any make of
flMT ^Gf5TF STOVE.
Furniture, Carpeting, Chinawjre, Stoves,
and H \m ;-tii,g Goods,
S.M. and L H, WILKES & CO.
Mintcr's N< w Unildinfx,
Glet) 17 Sprigs Water
"w ix^Xj O'Crx-tE
Dyspepsia, Ltyei Complaint, Chronic Moplatitis, Jaundice, Torpor
Liver, rtnd general debil ly foil ivving upon malarial diseases.
Dropsy, Diari lima, Dyst atery, Constipation, Ilemotrhoids,
Uterine, Ron id and Cystic Diucusos, MeamatUrin
and Cataioaui.il dul'UUgO
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