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BLY FANN Y SCIiVEDL-N.1:.
MA'LI:L IAI..
Blackboard, slate, or comumon
wrapping paper, and chalk or pencils.
The geometrical planes, found in the
box of' forms for ob)ject-tenching, to
be used as aids in tracinur. It is
)rcefrable to have a small hole in
the center as a rest for the finger,
thus preventing the lorn from slip.
ping.
l'irst Step -Experience, Sulggest
to the children to trace i hand aml a
foot, a spool of cotton, a pair
of scissors, shoe-buttoner, buttons,
letlves, an11imal-crackers, and (ut,hitie
pictulres, Copy or draw on the black.
board anll alnimal or a flower, omitting
So111e essential parIt, aInd Isk t,e
children what is i1iss11g.
Second Step--Classificat ion. Class.
ifv the children's knowledge of cir
cular objects, as : buttons aire round;
there are two rou(i holes at the
scissors; there are round sides at tle
spool of cotton; some flowers and
leaves are round. Children may
suggest angular formis conmon to
other objects lthey have drawn.
Admit these suggestions, hut con.
-tinue the attention to circular forns
.ror tihe present.
Third Step---Creation. Lead the
childron to create f'ron the circle.
Let each child trace a1 Circle. using
a disk of wood, I spool, or large but
ton-Imould (large 1ormns are p)referable,
nothing snmiler tihan two inches in
diameter should he used). Ask what
could be made ofL the circle. A few
smaller circles drawn within the
larger one will change it to a tarnct.
A loop) maikes it aI watch. Two
handles transform it to a uii ar-ho wl.
A beak and eye ciange it to a bird's
head. Flowers anl leaves c:i he
drawn from the circle.
Four i Step--Couinpositioll. tun-;;
gest that a head. a tail, an four legs
added' to a circle will produce a tur.
tie, and in a little whilh one child
will show the turtle in a tank (i
wately; anothcr has drawn a wee child
with hairs erect and uipliftel arms,
who is afiaid of the monstrous turtle;
still another has added four or fivq
baby-turtles taking a walk with their
minnma
Fiftll Step--I)esigning. From speci
mens of embroidery, the carpet on
the floor, or pieces of' wall-paper,
suggestions for designing with the
circle can be obtained. Elements
for designing maty be cut of card.
board, and the children be shown how
to arrange them so as to forl quite
elaborate designs.
Sixth Step-Analysis. Children
often desire to draw a picture or an
object, hut (o not. know how to be
gin. l)raw the object on the black
board, explaining difficult poimls a1s
you go along. Simplil'y iy pointing
out the geometrical ligure at its foun
dation. An ow!'s head may lie an-)
amlyzedlthus : A cirel-', witha t,wo litt,le
* circles lor' eyes, a I l~i for a henck,
lines for cars. A cir'cle att.ached to
* the head, slightly extend(led for the
tatil winigs to either side, two legs
* and el .ws to hold itself' oni aL branich
or w~alk on the gr'ound, and the am
mnal is complllete- A lamp is r'esolved(
into a circle for the globe, an oblong
below that; under01 tile oiblong a sgfnar e,
-anld above the circlei a s mall1 olo~ ng
f or the cyhilie.
Objects baised .pni the1 oit!her
formsl), tr'ianglets squiares,. e'tc., ma1:y bie
* tr'eatedl inl the same way,.
Lead the cliirein ton trace the
geomnetr'ic forms111 ill ob jects, and1 mIlak e
suggeYstionms. One son learns to see
in a clover-leaf three circles puIt to
goetber, another mayl~ see iln it aI tri
anigle wit,h lit,tle piece's nipped ont at
ithe sides.
Onei (day tibe cllhldren1 hadt gonle
thrmoumgh the prescr'ibed lesson, and1(
were -allowed to lraw whlatever' they
pleased, Theymc were dranwing In
dians, hicyies, and( enlgineits. (On ly
Jlohnnlhy IouIld not get starItedl. lie
ooked all1 around11( the~ rooml fori a
igestion. '' 1.li I,auria," lie said,
Liy I comie to1 you'. I don' t k now
p)lats on~ his wayls,. M1iss
ioticed thaut, an ivy leafI was
>ff, antl askedl him l to bringr
"WLould y,oul not like to
vy leaf' ?" she askeid.
's and Corner's.'"h Fid
1len piece with live
Ouldt lie ('on-l
' clng out a
0-'
hoar'l ol trustees of Newberry Col.
lege met last Tirsdny and selected
roa the numerous applicants, Mr.
Thonms 1)r iehet for principal of the
preparatory department. Mr. Dreher
gradlua:tecl with distinction at New
berr." Collge one year atgo, and has
since beeln teachinig II I exington
County. We wish him success in
his new positiot and hope that he
will move onward remembering that
the committee paid him ai high coin
plitnent in selecting him although
the youngest graduate, on appli
eat.iO il.
'T'hose of us who "got left" must
remember that it was only the nat
ural course of events. We may have
thought that there was no doubt of
success, but alas !-when we think
W"e stand we fall.
Newberry College will open Oct.
.1. A n umber of students are ex.
1ected. 1)r. Holland says that on
account of the depression caused by
un favorable prospects for a crop the
attenlanee will not be unusutlly
large. The college is on a firmer
foundation that it has ever been.
With a pretty good endowment
and five eminent teachers it is soon
to be on the way to certain success.
The people of Helena are thorough.
lv aroused on the school question.
They are determined to have an aca
demy opened this fall. This is one
of the most desirable villages in the
St,ate for a school. The situation
is beautiful. and almost entirely free
fron malarial influences, chills and
v',er being almost entirely unknown. 1
The nt tuber of students in at.
tenclance at the Mt. Tahor high
school for the session of 1885-'86
was I11. Prof. Counts and his as.
s!stmuts are doing a good work.
IN 'Ill'0 .RACE TO STAY.
Ilon, .1. N. Iil>seotnl) in the Congres.
sionil 'I'llt.-ICrroneo,s Impressions
ithat lie Intenls to Withdraw
f:-onm the Contest.
Cor.t it11. . S. C., Sept. 13.-Your
.1 beville corrtespondent is mistaken
in supposing that I[on. J. N. Lips
comb expects to withdraw from the
Congressional race. Far frnm hav
ing any intention of doing this, he
expects to be elected. The primary
system of making nominations hav
ing been decided on, Colonel Lips.
comb will have an opportunity of
meeting his constituents face to face,
and the "old war horse" is a power in
the land and a tower of strength be
(ore the people. Ile is the only
farmer in the race and this will give
Iii in any voters among the agricul.
turists. The man that beats this able
and accomplished gentleman may
well feel himself lionored, and those
who are defeated, and that will be
somie of them, need not be ashamed
of having met defeat at the hands of
so worthy an opponent. One thing
may be stated as a certainty, Col.
Lipscomb can't be beat by circulat.
itg rumtlors that lhe expects to with.
d raw from t,be racc. People who be.
lieve or repeCat this rumior will find
t,hemnselve'is badly mistaken when
"1'el dim", 111 takes the stump. iIe
wonlt leavie themi long in doubt about
his intentions. IIis remarks are
raire;y miisun derstood, for lhe generally
speaks wit,h emphasis.--Rcland in.
A a",iua' Chronteie, Sept. 1 4th.
The Benchl anid thle Stump.
d1udge CothraniI will not take the
stumpu in his district. There is
another development of tihe embar
rassig an cont,tradictory position in
which lhe hais allowved himself to be]
pl acedl. lIe is a judge and lie is a
(anldidate for Congress. As a judge
lhe is right to withhold himself from
activc political work and maintain
the dlignlity of the bench. As a can
didate for Congress lie has no right
to ask t.he vetes of thme 1)eople while
givinlg thieim no0 expression of his
views oni m)atters of public interest
anid imiportane.. Other candidates
ill face the plel, discuss living
issueCs and1( put thiemselves on record.
,J ud(ge Cothiran alonie willI ask voters
to vote for lhin blindfold and se.nd
himm to Congress while ignorant of
his ptositionls andl probtable action.
'IThat is conltrary' to the spirit and
hpurpiose of the primary election,
wich is intended to giv'e thme peop)le
te opportiinity to vote directly on
mieasuresando men01 and express on
I f a man:i canm not iliiultanaeously
1)11entpy th e lbench11 aiid the stum p he
should ni ot un idertaike to simultan
eouisly exp oundmt the law and( seek
sulrags.The two thinigs do not fit
l'ot la o ihe btin i anti neritves ihatI wilt in
vtgorateI the bodly i1thont intoxiceaming, is
whiat wI WI -ta in i It(i bs i chys 01'inh an114 wVorry.
tParkerN'- 'n ic rest ores the vital eneiot'to
soo th tt-~ ner*ives, anst burigs gaootl htht
gle ker' than 113 an thhig you enni use4. 9.i--in
"ihia A akni lMais twin'li nom' ~.i . a .il . - io
ts TIEll AJUTAN'-( I'EN iiAl, ,i11P.
IReply of Colanmllitteeman lenicy to
Caiptatla Iiarley's SIeletares.
'1 'o the Ilinor o/' h' R.-istcr
I aun in'oirmied t.hlat Capt. 1"arley
n has published in yo p" ltalper" some
n time ago at er"itic'isn of' the action of,
the State I' xecutive Coimimittee in
the m atter of the nomninat.ion of a
citandidate for thv offlee of Adjutant
and InSpect.or General, laying a
large measure i responsibilit I'or
the result upon Capt.. Dawshn and
myself', with somie personal abuse.
I have not read his commlllulicationl,
and, WILII matters of grave miomnent
now pressing upon mile, it is not. like
ly that I shall look it up ur find lime
for any reply to it; but inasmnuch as
- this is a subject, of party and public
Y interest, the public has the right, to
r know all t,hat t.hose who have been
s charged with :a lublic duty have
r done inl its behal. I will lthere.
fore take the tilme to say all that
s seems needful.
A It. sceems to have tcen a'sulaed by
s Captaiii Farley that. there was some
-obligatiom upon the commnittee to
" select him as the Candidate bccnuse
he received the next hig,hest, vote in
t the ('onventioi. Tlhis assutIlln]ytioil is
. ill t'ouidel, and there is nto runle or
usage to Sustain it. I * the action o'
a said ('onvention was to he re.arded
I, as having anyv conltrollin'. Iiree withl
the comnuittee, th'. e1fect would have
been just the (onverse )vsof auch pre
tension, for it inlicate(l that ('aptain
Farley was not, the el:o;ee of the
party. I I is claims had been p rc
set,ed anid rejectc I. I f it were o1f
ally conseucfince to la S;o. I coul
I'urnish satiator videne 1i I that, he
was not. even the choicc o' n.anv of
those who votc for hiln, such votes
having been inlluPenced b1v other con
siderations. If it was tIe desire of
the party that such i rule shoul hbe
a adopted, it wlubl he a simptl1 m:tLte'
to change the constituti in mnd the
Executive Comiiittee woub1 i be r'e
l lieved of a responsibility whieh I
lresion mm ne of its i mibers seck.
f Until such a ebtnie is aloptted, that,
- connittee would be recretcant to its
t trust by cvadting i:'s dluty tnltelr so.h11
-ia pretext,
'That the ctommauittcc did not, leel
y bound to give conitrollini'; wet iht. to
the vote cast fo'6r ('a] tain Farley in
the Convention was not dule to umy
t influence, nor coatbtl it he attributeld
t,o any personal hostility to (::tptiin
Farley, fo' several IIelbe'rs of the
commiit,tee had voted fo r ('aptain
Farley in the Coivent-ion, yet, as
members, of the C l1nittee. eiP'yst
ently voted 1'or another c:mldialate.
Indeed, the til of' sclect.ioil w:as
much larger. alny gentlemie n were
candidates biel'ore the cuonlnit.tee who
had ref'used to ,o before the ('oivuen
tion in opposition to that f'aithul't
soldier anid modest Citizen, (General
, Manigault., who was then dying of
1' wounds receivedi in his country's
1 service.
- In the opinion ofI' some it, did niot
enhance Captain li arley's ctlas that,
lie had not bee Ii Similarly restrained. l a ., .
I FeCelinlg thait, it, was desirale fthat
I tile choice o) fie commiilittee shoub11
receive geCneral 11) approval,I I. supportedI'iIl
a u1 r. Lee's reCsolutIionl thalt aL two
s thirds(1 v'ote shouh11 ibe requlired LI)
8 11o1minate. Canptain II arly's y8sul
-portbers dlid no,t. 11:d theiy (lone
so), it is pulrobabile t.hat th:e r'esuilt
would haebe ifeet u,i
woVIuldI not, have adlded1 to (Capitaini
tween Ca( i asnadmsl
to defeat (Capjtahin lerley, I maj13 say
t,he re wats 11on4. I reached' ( ohnnhin11
from the mlounlt,ains onIly aI few hour11s
befor the1 mee2lICtinhg of tile (onulittee
re4garin'lIlg th 1?candi ii i stes. 1. x Cepit as5
to which of t.he Chle.listOn (:nIlihaIteS
we Cwouhl ll i''presit;-,:aiii haing'l .?I agreed
that Captaini. llohnes wa' thie mioist
available, wC supporhilted himi as b*o
[a3 Lher seemedCI any proepee0~ 1'(t ol
e'lecting himl. F"ailinhg in that we
supported Ai lajor1 Mills of1 ( 'hester',
(1ualif'ied for' the piit ion. anid afer
war1d Co1lonl) Coward1'i.
'. On thie (eighteenth balihlot thr l oi, u
Icurred4?O a chiane wiih indtienIted thatt
tile c'hie was narr'low(ed to (Capjtaini
sameli instaunt, :1111 as8 instaly~ we'
deCtermlined'u t.O v'ote' fori* Cainoj lbon.
fincice anliy m-nh 'v ~ote, iuceui
t.l'.hr wasi no t.ime to do, for I the
I il allot11 inneite'lyi flhni . ' ami C
1 Oivoe as' my(L d judgmet and-r can.
Lain selfish 'onisiideraions)i- whoi I
wou'Ild haveu fb'tterI 1erved l'C114otingh
me1( to) do 80, and hIe hilimself hiad
made(I [n 1 k liL n n. iii r .Int i ...1 c'o
Candidate Lipseonb to the )emocera
of Newberry.
NEwiEitiY, S. C. Sep. 21, .1886.
To the Deiocratic Voters of Neacher>
County:
Reports have beon circulated i
this County to the eflect that I im
weak in the other Counties of ti
Congressional District, with a vie
to drawing off votes front me. I mn
credibly informed by trustworth
parties in those Counties that I wi
get a good vote in Abbeville, Ande]
ion, Oconoo and Pickens. I hol
therefore that my friends will not, 1,
misled, and that they will rally Co im
mipport at the polls on the 23
)f this month. There is method i
this attack; it is made for it p)u')osi
If I can be weakened here the
lope to defeat me. I stood shoulk(
o shoulder with you in .187(6. I wi
uniong the first to speak out ft
Eamptoni, home rule and white suprc
nacy in this County. When othel
tood aloof and said, let. Chanberlai
.valk over the track, my voice wit
raised against it, and I have the sat
sfaction of knowing that the eflort
)f myself and a few others in thi
sounty had much to do in saving th
state through the straightout novc
nont; over since I have kept th
vatchfires burning, and have left i
tone unturned towards keeping th
Democratic party together. I claim
hat in doing this I did but in
duty to my people and may StatE
Phis country belongs of right to th
,vhite people, and to then it slt]
)elong; no power can wrest it fror
is. We have pledged ourselves b
tll that is good, by all that is hols
md by all that is right that it sha]
-omain so. If you elect me I shali
vork for the good of our p,eopl
mnd of our common country, alwav
ceeping in view the fact lhat to th
leople belong the oflices and not t
my man or set of men.
In this canvass I have discusse
neasures and not nuon. I have riecop
tized the platform of principles c
he Democratic party and its tencli
ngs. I have recognized the fact ti
he various interests of this coin
ry, particularly the agricultural, d<
nand that we shall have a currene
the volume of which shall be suil
;ient to meet the demands of tradl
tnd that whilst the Governimue
mnust be supported that only an in
)ort duty sufficient to meet the v)
1enses of Government, ecoInomicall
idministered, shall be raised. Thi
t is wrong to decrease the volume C
he currency by accumulating in larg
murplus in the Treasury of th
United States, because by so (loin
rado is paralyzed in proportion t
the amount thus accunulated.
2ave opposed the wholesale pension
toted indiscriminately by Congress
md favor the pensioning only c;
those who were disabled in aetuN
ervice. I favor economy in the ex
enses of government. Much ha
)>on saved by the Democratic part.i
t great deal more can be saved.
avor giving to the Agricultura
nterests a cabinet officer whoso duit
t .shall be to look after anid promot
ho Agricultural interests of thi
~ountry. From the ground come
weorything to.suppmort niot only time Ag
-iculturalist but every other inte'resI
When Agriculture fails the wheel
tre stopped, and this branch of in
lustry, above all others, should It
ostered and pirotected by the Glovern
uent in every way possible unde(1
he Constitution of the country.
Remember, with a liberal suippoi
rom this County, I shall be enable<
tossibly to be elected, without it
~annot hope to do so.
Yours truly,
JAMES N. LIPSCOMB.
KI(nd Words fronm onur Neighbors.
FLoIRENCE, S. C., Sept. 14, 1886.
Mr. A. C. Jones--DEan Sin: Yo
3ertainly deserve great credlit for thn
~xcellent showing thne HEnato Ax
EWs made in its issue of thne 8t|
nud p)articularly as to thec matter c
nformation of thec graded2( schot
nystemn. Every enterptrisinng p)rogret
ive town shnouldl adot thnis in
>rovedl system of' schools, for iti
nut in keeping with thec andvance (.
,he tinmes. Yours truly.
.C. ii. P'uixeE1.
Thei New berry IInALDu AND) NnEwm
mithn cotmmendale ente.rprise, putn
ished( last week a hnndsonme dIoubil<
nize tradec issuie. it shonws thnat New~
Jeiry is taking a progressive ptositio
ni thne world of biusinmess, mn ia nfa
,arcs and( imnprovenments.--Au/erso',
Jour'na.
Th'le Newberry IIlna, .axI Nn;w
p.splayed conisideramble enterp)rise las
veek in getting unp an extensive r<
rie of' tine trade andi( resounrcs t
N'ewberry.-Abbeville Messewnger.
We congratuilate tine New herr
[lana 1. AN i NEws on tine get upt u
,heir trade issue otf last week----i/
Nora Miller, the haters of Mrs.
Willis' social station, but the lovers
of her property. Quincy Sheely con.
elh(led that the big folks' principal
word to the little folks is "Don't."
Willie Swittenberg would rather be
a boy ; in 'act he would not be a girl
161o the best jack-knife inl the world.
.Jane sheely, Cumimins Sheelcy, Sallie
Slheely, 1)ella Sheely, Ada Smith,
Nora Cannon, Marion loland, I,ec
Sligh, James Sheely and Junius Swit
tenberg were making arrangements
fm i piicic in which ,James Sheely
is the great punster. Ira Boland
told us how solemn a "'ac" that no
one would play with the old planta
tion mule unless he is a fool. Lillie
Sheely would teach Manie Sheely,
Clarence Monts, 1lattie Smith and
Ernest Sheely to say ""I did it, not, I
dOne it." 1(ifus Sheely showed his
head and hands and feet, but all the
rest was breeches. Mamie Sheely,
liessie Monts, Katie Wheeler and
Essie lloland could not guess what
was in Maggie Sheely's pocket., for it
was notliing but ia hole. l'ettus Bo
land told how the crow, on a rainy
day, patronized ftarmer Nick's um
brella scare-crow. Little Franklin
I"eagle would not be quite so shy
next time. Hattie Sheely's motto
was, "I )o Right." 1owman Slight
was a1 wagon i maker, Lester hIfird a
hlacksmnit.h, Thomas Cannon a cobler,
ILee Sheely a merchant, Claudius
Counts a baker, Thomas Sheelv a
hutcher, Wesley Sheely a miller, Oco.
.ou1nts it doctor, Abner Sheelv ia
hIuilder, lddie Monts ia lawyer, and
Geo. Sheely a dentist.
Iuf'us Sligh made a mistake in
taking grandma's gray hair f'or a
hastin:g thread. Miss lary Mlots
by playing the idiot surprised her
suitcr, Augustis Sheely. NIusie
'rumi the han,jo, by llr. W. 1. lioinest.
sepaatte(l the scenes. Mlr. Willie
.ay showed the advantages of edu
'ation ill i utilitarianl point of view.
Geo. Itiser pictured the hilarious
frog dancing a jig on the old rotten
h>g. A una Lee Sheely, Lillie Slteely
Anna Sheely, Mattie Fengle, Ida
Sloan and l"rankie IZikard gave the
esslitil1 (f true c'harily. IIat,tie
Conits, as an old crow, laid in her
ctilnplaiiit for such cruel treatment,.
A nuna Swit.tenberg, the little sick girl,
was visited while asleep by little lBo
peep. IBelle Sheely; mother IHubbard,
A lice Sheely ; the Little (irl, Katie
Slon ; and Little IBoy Blue, I rvin
Sheely. Miss Ada lBoland rendered
"'he old Wtoman to the veteran."
-',ddie IBoland expressed the iheliel'
that boys did not get their share of
rn in the world. Alice Canuot
(lesired to tell how the corn grew.
I-',ddie Sheely, L,atimer Sheely and
I1 askell I"eagle were the carpenters
who show"ed us how to build the
h(ou1se. 'honas Smit,h gave us, by
actual experiment, al idea how much
noise was in Charlev's horn. Miss
Nora Miller read afi essay subject
"Time lifts the veil of obscurity."
iaggie ann(d Minnie Sheely induced
Lola and Cora to conie to school.
IBright Kempson knew how a drunk.
ard was made. Ernest Boland can
find, r.fter beginning his stud(ies, no
goodh place to stop. Magnus l\emp.'
5(on gaLve a lessoni of love. Miss
Mlaryv Monits rendlered '"The wrieck of'
t,he I lesperns." Ernest SligI' told
how Cyrus l"'ield laid the cable. Biet
t,ie I,1ake gave a greeting of' lov'e.
W alter lBoland emiptiedl his p)ockets
to show how muchi a boy's pocket
will hold( andio finds even a (dol1. The
superstitions wvorldl was the subje':t
of' Aiss Maliry Miller's essay. Angie
Il it md told of' nmny tihings she (did
not, like to see. Mr'. Willie Mayer.
with his class in r'eal elocution, eon
sistinig oif Messrs. Sidney Shiecly,
Noah Shieely, Augustus Shieely, and
(Geo. l"engle end(eavored1 to show how
aun audienice maty be maide to weep.
Seveni little girls gave the parting
word '"good bye'" to the audience.
Tlhie enitir'e programmie was itr
sp ersed withi soul stirring music fronm
lhe organ and violin. Mr. .J, lb.
O' Neall I lolloway was the speaker
selected for the af'ter'noon. 11(e
dwelt at some length on the mnater'ial
d(ve1llpmen,t, of this p)ortion of' connj
try anid mildly exp)ressed tIhe bielief'
t hat this stonie-hill region is the gar
Icen spot of New berry Conunty. lie
advo'mLne, fromi in1egi nniin g to endo,
hr ist andi ( last, the educat.ion of' i'am
(Irs. The1( speech was well received.
A t lhe conclnsion the cr'owd began to
dli sperse, some to wend( thieir ways
Ihommewardl, st,ill sonic lingered untilI
lthe grea'It redl sunt was going to his
S(sI t behin md the hilIls.
'sott of A asistanIt, Secretary
I b mopson lpaissed the civil servie
dxmNIina:tioni thme other (lay and( wats
mve a(i pLllace( ini the treasury, the
Ixatin ing ofhicer b)eing~ ignoranit of'
who lie waLs. Gov. TIhiompson learn-'
id thle f'acts and i nduicedl his soni to
resign, fearLIing susp)icious of favor-i'
tismn. Th'lat was graceful, demio
fl. ix .vouri sliing ,fi 01' fadieil TheIoi i si~'ii
youra ha ir unrd plen hI .t u ,i- gi.i . ,,341 ..u h
t1r 1 the (tflice. I w "Oulld have pre
icrr"d. as I have already indicted,
(Other emulidates, who, in addition
t( personal titness, h:til served their
ate I'aithlully" in the late war; but.
being for tced t1o ehoose betwveen Cap
tain 1>nh:in :unt Capiltainl Farley, I
I'lt imlpelt'l 14) l)reledlto' the hli t er.
I Ie wIs to yotung tc> have served in
lhe late war, but, Ihe comltes of' a race
that has always been I'aithful and
loyal aini brave in peace or war.
lie is a gentleman in the highest
and best sellse of, the word ; of line
pr'esenlce tad i1:n:1ulers :n1l military
Iearin":i :tu t'xlperience. lie has been
an Olli('er o>f a ililtaryN c'Omplanys an1d
has an interest in ad eit.hutsiasm for
the sevi'"ice. '1'he Vi I min n 11)(1i1 of' the
Stat.e who ('olmpose its el'ectivC
militia t'oul'i not tind1 a moare credli
t.abie 'elprtesentatiye. 1 aun lOine of
thiost' who lieve that the peace ald
gcol O rdt'r iof su('it V inl a cOnsider
atl1e section of the State, largely
de('l(ntls up On the mlainteuanee ofl
tes Ir,:anization,. Captain Far
ley lives in a section where it, is
thoughlt. there is little needl of'them,
itl whieh votes g;rildgin gly, Or not
at all, the scant. supplOrtL which the
State extelics. ('ptain Farlev I
betlieve tO be in sympilathly with thlose
views. and that alone ccnst.ituted a
sullicient Ob,jectionl to hlim. There
w err (other Object.ic)ns to him, whlichI
I tieeml. it ulnnecessary to state.
I have liellrd n0 obhjectiOns made
to Captain Iicml+uun, except that Ab
beville ('ointy has alre:lyd a rep)re
sentative nili the t'ate tivket and
that. his fat her holds an (ilice. All
cithtI' ting11!'s bit'nlgl_ equal these should
have been cn sidered. They hiad
<due weigxht. with theecomlnittee, but the
llain. tunt Iluty upo u)111s was to se
let; t.hie best inani indcep endIent N of
;,eorraph11ic':1 or famtlily- conusidlera
IOns, :11d the St:tt'. f far r'ioii col -
l haining;, 'h(.l feel gr tatefull (bant,
that fin' (11( ('(utyV shOuld be able
to I'urnlish SO luanyv i'xttelh'1t, men,
:nd1 that his Ifath'r" Iha-t ;ivenl to it, so
mianyV wori.thy stnl,
('anliui att's II"t' 1i- ' t It , }I t'lit'v'
that. t.h(.i r ardenlt des;ir. for i Ollit't con
sLiti1tes a c'lainll :Id 'tillalitient,ici (ur
it. T h'li". delusi( n i,, :(It to l.lindl the
j11(1tlmenlt, :and when 11isa'po(inlted(
their Futile ra're s e s :Ili t'xI)h a
ticon cIf' Lheir beint set a:idet rathir
in the tiuworthin'sso'.-;f the elector
Ih:it inl their own. I am ino'urmned1
tlat ('apt. l'arley. attrib utes his te
fent. to thel( l:(i..nant11 lan'hinlations
of' Catf. 1)aw:so n 9t(1 mlyself'. lIe
eredlits us with entirely tooi mulch in-.
'eniiei. We simply cast Our votes
a:ainst him. and ithey were but tio
llut of liftLeen. I have had no ('1n.
versationl with ('apt. I )awson on the
sulhject since. i cn':l(it, say what,
i vii e econtrc,llt his action, but I
believe that they were as hui'gh1 :ul
pure as inille were, :a(d t.hat, each of
us i tIs pin i uarticul(u- 1 endeaVIred to
dischinrge a public duty fo r the pub
lie henelit.
I unuerstand that. Captain Farley
h as said hard things abOut tne. I
am nit, inIf'Ormiied as to what specific
faults he ai.ttributed to me, and he
will pardoui nc for s'ayi ng that at this
.it ne, sitting runoi the w reck of' shat
te'red b einues. it, is oh Ii tt.le con.'e
(picee toi ilt'. I t':uimot recall any
have ('(unuitted since' the date1. wvhen
I fetll tier his dispileasnure, tmal uip
th ough t well ilot'm, f'or I hiave twol
let ters Irvin himi acskinig my supilport,
amli I wil ot t.in 1.lik ineaiily eniouugh
of Capitaini l'arley to believe that he
woiubl haive souighit my assistance if
le ('onuslcideed mne iwor'thy ofi his
Chiarlestoi, S. C .,S Sepitembelr 13.
-('t /UiIA~ lI/Usteri, Sept. 1 5/>1h.
'', I . i , w 1.14 .Ni, Ni:wy.
'T' clos)ing extriises of' M\I. Tia
lor hingh schooil took Ilace' Fr1ida1y,
Sepitembeh)r Ith. Theil attendan1ce
ha:s becen var'iiusly estimuatd at, friom~
thriee to) five hiuindred perisdons. Th'lis
was a miatt'ri ofl ni liti t' cncourage.
lnet'lto thi school(00 in ceebrating' it.s
the(' orga'n dr he \\'ntrol of Miss
.h-r ih nuIlotey of .\r A. I'. iohnst'
therla'ledjthe ppronein exercises.V 111

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