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NEWBERRY, S. C,
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 1887.
We have received the first and
second numbe-s of the Farmers
Friend, a new paper published at
Timmonsville. We wish the new
Divorces are becoming quite num
erous in Atlanta a large number hay
ing been obtained there recently.
The Atlanta Constitution thinks that
tu:s fact will possibly induce immi
The News and Courier is now pub
lishing an afternoon paper, we sup
pose to head off the new afternoon
daily soon to be stat ted. The News
and Courier is a good newspaper.
Competition will make things lively
in any town it matters not what
branch of business has it.
The Sun is the name of a new after
noon, daily paper to be issued in
Charleston on the 15th inst. The
paper will be owned by Mr. John
McElree, and edited by Mr. A. B.
Williams, late of the Greenville News.
Mr. Williams is a bold and fearless
writer. We always read the Green
ville News with much pleasure. He
will be assisted by an able corps of
reporters. We wish the new enter
prise success. Mr. Williams retires
from the Greenville News.
Heavy rains have fallen in various
parts of the country recently and as
will be seen Augusta has been flooded
and great damage done all along the
Savannah. There has been consid
erable rainfall in Newberry but so
far the rivers have not been but very
little over the banks and the damage
has been slight. Some of the smaller
streams have overflowed and damaged
the bottom corn to some extent. Comn
paratively but little damage has as
yet been done in Newberry. Infor
mation yesterday was that Saluda
and Broad rivers were but little over
the banks, and the indications were
that the wet spell had broken.
Edgefield County's Master Decler-ed a
Special to the News and Courier.
EDGEFIELw, August 1.-The height
of interest tc-day centred in a special
report, which, it was understood, the
grand jury had to present to the Court
concerning the offices and affairs of the
county. The report speaks for itself
and is as follows :
"We find the Master's oficee in a de
plorable condition. WiLhout a thorough
examination of his rooks from the time
of his appointment, to office to the pres
ent date, there are no books by which
we can find out the amount of money
in his hands belonging to his office.
-From his last annual report it appears
that he had on nand at that time $5,716 54.
He claims that since that report he has
received $10,532, and has paid out $11,
305 55. This shows a balance still on
hand of $4,942 99. He states that he has
$1,325 in money and drafts deposited in
the safe of Calvin Hart, $3,992 in the
Central Railroad Bank of Columbia. HIe
has no certiticate of deposit or bank
note. In order to be able to make a re
* port, we telegraphed to the comptroller
general to fina out the amount deposited
in the Central National Bank of Colum
bia, and his reply was : "Balance to
credit of Master of Fdgefield County
"We saw so many evidences of irregu
larities and misappropriation that we
believe him to be a defaulter to a con
The report has created a big sensa
tion. Mr. S. S. Tompkins, the Master,
is nearly seventy years of age.
AN EARTHQUAKE IN ILLINOIS.
A Shock that Caused Pichses to FalI
From the Wa!'s.
CHICAGo, August 2.-Dispatches from
* Jacksonville, Centralia and Jonesboro',
Ill., this morning, indicate that the
early earthquake shocks noted at Nash
ville, Tenn., St. Louis and Evansville,
Ind., were general throughouL southern
and central Illinois. At Jacksonville
the vibrationis seem to have been from
east to west, but at Jonesboro' from
northwest to southwest. In thme latter
place a rumbling noise was heard and
the shocks were of suflicient force to
cause picture frames to fall from the
walls. The time was 12.40 a. m.
THE CONCUSSION AT CAIRO.
CAIRO, ILL., August 2.--A severe
shock of earthquake occurred here at
12.30 this morning, lasting thirty sec
onds. It stopped many clocks and
frightened the populace. No damage is
THE SHOCK FELT IN ALABAMA.
HUNTSVILLE, ALA., August 2.-At
12.30 this morning a distinct earthquake
shock was felt in this city, arousing
sleepers by the noise and motion. The
vibration was from south to north, and
was followed by a protracted tremor,
having a duration of about twelve sec
A KENTUCKY FARM BECOMES A LAKE.
EVANsVILLE, IND., August 2.--At
the time of the earthquake last night the
farm of Z. P. Hayden. in Trieg County,
Ky., sunk four or lve feet. There were
three hundred acres in the farm and t(
day it is filling with water.
Cheap Itates to the Atlnta Exposition
Every road that enters Atlanta has
given the one cent rate to the exposition
except the Georgia Pacific. This road
* has not been heard from, but will doubt
less make the rate. The Richmond and
Danville has made the rate for its entire
- system of roads. This well make the
rate from Charlotte 8.5.30 for round-trip,
against $15.90 at present. It will make
the rate from Spartanburg $3.S6, from
PROGRESS OF THE THREE C'S.
Conpleing the Consolidation of the
Georgia and Carolina 31idlaud
Pay -g the Uebts of the Old
Concern-Work on the Augus
ta Division to be Pushed
Special to the VYeues and Courier.
CoLrMmIA, August 2.-A sp; cial stock
holders' meeting of the Charleston, Cin
cinnati and Chicago P-.ilroad was held in
the Gr.nd Central Hotel to-day. The
:noting lasted for about four houts. The
general manager, Col. Johnson, and sev
eral of the directors were pr:sent.
The consolidation of tie Georgia and
Carolina Midland Railroad with the Three
C's was completed. It was decided that
this branch should be calle i the Augusta
division of the Charleston, Cincinnati and
Chicago Road, and all the indebtedness of
the Georgia and Carolia 3'idland will be
liquidated at once. Tb;s should concince
any who may have been skepticel that the
Charleston, Cincinnati cnd Chicago Rail
road Company is in earnest, and the pro
ple in the scetion of country through
which the Ang 'sta div'sion will _ an are
to be congratulatcl upon hav*ug the
Three C's take hold of the&r road.
Resolutions were pass:d e rcepting the
Acts of the last Legislatures of South
Caro'ina, Noith Carolina, Virg'uia, Ten
nessce a'ld Kentucky favorable to the
President Cox wa3 expected to-day but
did not put in an appearance. It is now
vei y probable that the line on the Augus
ta disision, from Union to Gaffney City
will soon be located. This road is ex.
pected to connect a :th the maii line at o1
near Forest City, Rutherford County, N
C. This will make an almost air l:ne fron
Ashton, on the Ohio River, to Augusta.
The surveying corps of the Three C's
under Capt. O. A. Ramsor, he just ar.
iivcd at Union and will now run over the
entire line from Union to Augusta for the
purpose of changing the alignment when
practicable and reducing the grades
When this is done a force of hands a.'
be put upon this section of the road and
the work will be rushed. Capt. Ram.ou:
and his corps. upon reaching Augusta as
stated above, will return to Union and
survey the li ae to Gaffney City, and on t<
a point on the main line of the Three C's
probably by way of High Shoals, N. C.
where a large cotton factory is being bu''1
by Charlotte pc:-ple.
The general manager stat. -that s',teer
thousand shares of stcck, or $1,6( 0,00,
was represented at- the nr 3t'g t>day
The stock of record of the company is
Work on the C. %. & L. Road.
- Register, August 2.
Colonel S. M. Rice was in the city lasi
night and informed the reporter of the
Register that he had completed the last
contract for grading on the Columbia.
Newberry anud Lauren< Road, whici
carries the work within fifteen miles ol
Prosperity, making twenty miles whiel
has been graded from Columbia.
Arrangements for grading the remain,
ing distance will probably be made al
the next meeting of the directors, and ir
the meantime Rice & Coleman are mov
ing their force and plant over to Cheste:
County to work on the North Carolint
and Georga road which is in progresi
through that county.
COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP BONDS.
T'he bonds of Columbia Township, is,
sued to make the $40,030 subscription t<
the Columbia, Newberry and Laur-ens
Railroad, were yesterday signed by the
County Commissioners and the Clerk ol
the Board, and will be turned over t<
the railroad authorities as soon as thE
Clerk completes the signing of the cou
pons, on which work lhe was busily en
gaged most of yesterday.
These bonds are 75 in number, and
are divided into three groups as to ma
turity, 24 maturing in tift een years, 2-1
in twenty years and 27 in twenty-fivE
years. Of the first or fifteen year bonds
there are eigl,t each of the denomina.
tion of $100), $-500 and $1,00(', and the
same number of each denomination is
the twenty year bonds. Of the same~
denominations there are nine each ol
the twenty-five year bonds.
The interest on Lhe bonds at the ratE
named therein, six per cent., w ill be:
For the fifteen year bonds, $11,520; fox
the twenty year, $15,360; for the twenty.
five year, $21,600; t:tal interest to be
paid in twenty-five years $-18,480, whici
wth the pxncipal will amount to $88,
Of course from this sum ie to be de.
ducted the dividends of the railroai
stock, whatever they *nmay be in this
term of years, to get the correct amoun1
of the city's investment at the end of t
quarter century gence.
Judge Bond Settles a Long Lawsuil
over the Black Pianist.
BALTIMORE, July 30.-Judge Bond.
sitting in the United Stat es District Couri
to-day, decided that Thomams Wiggins.
known all over the world as "Blind Tom'
the pianist, shall be delivered on or be.
fore August 16 into the custody of Mrs.
Eliza Bethune, who represents Charity
Wigg:ns, the mother of "Blind Tom,'
and that Jas. W. Bethune, who has had
charge of him, shall at the same time
pay to Mrs. Bethune the sum of $7,000
for past services. The case has been irn
the Courts for several years, and has at
tracted considerable attention from the
fact that Toni has beeni held as a chattel
by the Bethunes ever since his musical
genius made him valuable. The suit
was brought in the inierest of his moth.r
to regain possession of him.
Fruit 'm South Sonth Georgs
Marshialleille, Ga., Times.
Th'le shipment of fruit from Marshall
vle so far this season approximatet
20,000 paickages, with a fair crop of Au
gust peaches yet on the trees.
Rumphi & Moore received SG72 net fox
a lot of one hundred bushels of peaches
shipped to New Tork. Their ship
ments throughout the season brought
very satisfactory returns.
The shipment of apples now begins.
There will be from fifteen to Lwenty
thousand bushels shipped from thit
point this fall. The opinion once pre
valed that apples could not be success
fully grown in Georgia, but the Runmphs
have exploded the idea, and now the
acreage in this fruit is being increased
in addition to his nursery Mr. Rumnpli
is a lar-ge and successful grower ol
fruits of every kind grown in Georgia,
and has more than five hundred acres
covered with choice bearing trees. A
few days ago a shipment of Elbertu
peaches-a variety propagated by him.
self-sold in New York for $22 pex
bushel net, which was more than twenty
cen ts per peach.
'What is Le.
Te Reverenxd Dr. Edward McGlynn,
T1he Reverend Dr. 3leGlynn.
Reverend Dr. McGlyni.
Rev. Dr. McGlynn.
AUGUSTA LNDER WATER. all
Seven-Eights of the City klooded
'ransportation by Boats-Great
Damage to Propei y.
.pc ial to Ncws and Courier. go
AUG:LSTA. July 31.-Augusta to-day ye
forcibly reminds one of that beautiful g
city Venice. Almo-t the entire place is At
one smooth but nretty expanse of wat er, t1 -
dotted with boats of every desription, tht
from a sailing yacht to the smallest ca
noe. Boats drawing live fczt of water ,to
canl be earried over three-fon ths of tl
city without danger of running agrounu.
People were piling in boats pell-mell o,e
from midnight iast night till noon to- ti
day seeking places of safely from the th<
rapid rise of the waters, and then boats tal
were so scarce that many had to sleep in cit
the second stories of thteirhouses. Dams
were built in front of iny yard; and ti
even before the doors and windows or il
piazzas, but t he=e , ere quickly over- La
tiowed. Then, those whose houses had th
two stories lied to the second, but those to
who were not so fortunate were com- 31
pelled to mount chairs and beds; awai m:
ing the a :ival of boats. Many lloated ch
out on hastly constructed rafts. *A num- tic
ber of those who own boats have acted mi
very badly, charging as noch as a dol- I
lar a piece to enove people from their th;
houses that were rapidly filling. Of sti
course poor people had to pay this ex- n"
tortionate rate as they feared drowning, th
and each and every boat man has made U]
from one to five hundred dollars. mi
As predicted in this correspondence, st<
the river continued to rise throughout th
all last night and to-day when, at 2 th
o'clock, it reached its greatest height, Sti
thirty-five feet. Since then it has been
falling slightly, and at S o'clock to-night yc
one inch fall is registered. be
THE SCENE IN HAMBURG. th
Shortly after 2 o'clock your corres- dc
pondett scoured a boat and first crossed t
the river into Hamburg. In many places
there the water is fully e;hteen feet b
deep. I noticed water up to the roofs of b%
many small houses, and there is not a
house in the entire place that the first fo
floor is not submerged.
Not only all business has been sus- th
pended but the entire population have .
moved with their live stock over to It
Schultz Hill. Many hogs and cows t
were d.owned, and wagon bodies, tubs,
chairs and all manner of household
goods may be seen Iloating around on
the water. None but foot passengers
were allowed to cross the bridge, and be
they were all advised not .o make the
I attempt. nt
The South Carolina train was unable at
to get nearer than n% ithin a mile of the to
bridge, four hundred feet of the "am- b3
burg trestle having been washed away. 3
Neither the Charlotte, Columbia and
Augusta nor the South Carolina trains
went out this morning, as the bridges
were deemei unsafe, but this afternoon Ti
both trains went out after delaying at
some hours. It
The Charlotte, Columbia and Augusta a
trestle is all right at Hamburg, but the w
Port Royal trestle leading to the bridge st
three miles below the city has been en- th
tirely washed away, and no trains are bE
WATER IN THE SECOND STORIES.
I then rowed up the river to the east- th
ern portion of the cliy. There, near
the bank, the water is running into the it
second story of the houses. Out of some
four hundred houses in that neighbor- Pt
hood there are now hardly half a dozen
inhabited. Bateaux were being paddled
through the lowernfoors of many houses, T~
and the water is from 5 to 20 feet deep.
We then rowed up through Broad-street
from the Planter's hotel to the extreme er
upper end, and there tihe water is flood- g
ing all the stores, not one having~ es- th
caped, and is ini the first nloor of man. si,
dwelling houses. We then p)roceeed thm
out to Green street above the Enterpris w.
factory, which has water all over the de
ground nloor, and the stor es in the neigh- at
borhood are covered. in two iinsrances et
over thle counters. On account of tile Fi
height of the canal hank we were com- ar
peled to go back and come down Ellis th
street, wvhich was flooded as tnuch as of
Broad street. On Greene street near
MKinne all persons living on the south th
side were compelled to leave their al
houses, and we there folund the canal is
bank to be leakinlg near the bottom. in
The water in lihe catnal was six feet in
above that ini Greene street and it was t
feared that it would break in a short g,
time. A messenger was quickly dis- n
patched to the superintendent, who i g
a short time arrivedl and patched it in c
such a manner as to prevent its break
ig unless another rise occurs to-night. pr
A CONTENTED CONGREtSSMAN. fe
Rowitng down Greene street we saw ti
Congresann Barnes sitting on tihe pi
azza of his pretty residence completely
surrounded by watetr, seeming to enjoy I1
the change. He hailed me, and when I to
expressedl the opinion that it was rising ra
and would continue, he said: "Let her It
rise. I will have no difficulty in floating ar
off.' The Congressman evidently (lid re
not believe with me, for it would take
water more dense than that of the Sa
vanah River to float a 350 pound man.
rTr,ing the corner below his house we th
wee carried down by the swift current at
on Kolloch street to Benz's flour mills, te
which wvere surroundled, and thence to fo
C. F. Lombard's iron foundry. There at
the danm between the second and third al
levels o,f the canal had broken, and a 01
perfect torrent was sweeping around nm
the foundry, the water being at least rr
ten feet deep. It was expected every w
minute that it would be swept away, baL to
has so far been uninjured from all ap
n that section wihich is a very low 0
portion of the city, al' the houses were mi
coverd over the Iirst iloors anid were th
deserted. IIere again all manner of w
household goods were to be seen floating ta
in the water, an md tmany boats wvere so er
bumav removing people that they had not te
time to pick them up. Thue water was tip
to the Georgia Rtailroad trestle at the a
grain elevator, and ears loaded wvith coal le
were placed upon it r.o keep it from of
floating away, the brid'.e anmediately 31
above having floated off a
DUBLIN UNDP R WATER. th
Going down further we found the p
greater portion of Dublin uinder water..
and there again many hotises were vaca- at
ted. The water extended all dlown Walk
er street, past the east botudary, cover- t
ing the South Commons Park and the j
Cemetery, and axtending over all the i
land between there and the bend in the i
river below the city.
REPORTERCS CANOE UPSET.
.1 coming back otur boat which was to
rowed by two strong men, becaine tun- mn
maageie, owing tie swift current h
flowing thriough Cummning street at its M
intersection with Greene, and we wereF
swept into a tree, wvhen the boat was b
cipsized ; but I fortu'atel: caught hold w
of the tree. whlich I climbed, and where to
I remained nil rescued by a passing gi
boat. The twvo oarsmen climbed on a in
After leaving the water, I took a totir of
through the balanice of the city antd C1
found the only dry portion to be that bl
naow strip between Greene and Rey- R
nold streets, below Campbell. Thuts it iv
wvill he seen that fully seveni eighths of ct
Auuista is inundatede.f
Thousanlds of people have been out wv
to view the overtlowed portion, and it w
sees that every citizen of Augusta has pi
called at the bridge to watch the rise of N
the water. at
IAt this hour S P. M., it is still raining
here, having been pominkg down almost &
every minute since 5 o'clock this af ter- bc
noon. Tieleg.rams from Anderson a::d re
ohrpoints above here on the river are m
to he ffetithat heavy rains are falling, fo
nd although the river has fallen slightly w
another rise before morning is appre
eded. If this proves true tce damn
ge to Augusta will be ver y great. The
foundations of hundreds of houses have ei
.ireybeenseriously damnaged by the flC
sn ift currents of wat:'r, and it is to be pi
hoped that another rise iil not strike ot
The loc-s hua been in geat danger hr
to-day and a large foice of hands has h
:i sent up to repair the leaks. &c. I
e telephone wire poles have been I
shed down and wires broken, con- p
tuently nothing definite can he heard ]
night, although wild rumors have s
,n atloat that the locks were entirely i
,e and that a deluge has not come 1
t, and it is evident these rumore are t
>nndless. Word comes from below fi
gusta that many farmers have had
ir live stock drowned, and I learn
t Mr. Crawford Rthodes has lost live
>usand dollars: worth of bloode"d
rses and cattle.
AN ALARM AT DEAD OF NIGHT.
UOIcSTA, A ugust 1-2 A. M.-At 10
lock to-night the entire city wa
-own into an uproar by "Big Steve,'
old fire alarm bell, sounding thirty
is, hich signal is to call the whole
t'he people rushed out into the dry
*ets in their night robes, and those
the flooded di triets to the windows.
dies and chi;dren were screaming, and
entire city thought the waves were
rush over and swallow up Augusta.
ii were rushing around frantically.
my running home to their n ives and
ildren, while others ra:t in every diree
n, not knowing at any moment what
owever, it soon became noised around
it the canal bank on Upper 'Greene I,
eet wa* breaking, and that the water
mld flood the entire city, the water in
e canal being six feet above that on
per Greene and Broad streets. Every
:rehant in the city then rushed to their
>res with all speed, and are st:u, at
s honr, 2 a. m., at work removing
ir gopds to high shelves or second
As soon as this fact was noised around
ur correspondent secured a boat rowed
two powerful oarsmen and set out for
e scene, but the water was coming 1
wn Greene street in such a torrent
at the boat was capsized.
Being unable to reach it that way I se
red a tall horse and reached the scene
going a circuitous route and nearly
'imming the horse. There I found a
rce of hands at work throwing in sand 1
gs, but their efforts proved futile, and
e bank is washing away very rapidly.
irough this the war ;r is flowing at ar
conceivable rate, washing away every- )
ing in its track.
HOUSES WASHED AWAY.
Small wooden houses near are beit
shed around into the street, and it is
red that all brick hou=es in the neigh
rhood will be undermined and ruined.
e water is rushing down Greene street :
ar the break at a very rapid rate,
.d is rising fast into the houses. For
nately all occupants of the houses near
have been removed, and there is hard
any danger of loss of life.
THE RISE OF THE WATER.
Tne water is rapidly rising on Greene,
lfair. Walker and Fenwick streets,
d is rushing down below McIntosh.
is feared this break, when it enlarges
little more, which it is rapidly doing,
11 food all that section from Greene
reet south two or three feet higher
an it now i;. Many boats are now
ing e-trried there to remove the oc
pants of houses, if found necessary.
No ore is asleep, but many seem de
rmined to remain in their houses to
e last moment.
The streets are washed so badly that
will take six months' work to again
it them in good condition. Neariv
erv sewer has burst, and, all in all,
?ais here are in a terrible condition.
I WATERS GRADUALLY RECEDING
FROM THE STREAMS.
AUGUSTA, August 1.-There was gen
al oicinig wihen the p)eople of Au
tsta awoke this morning and found
e waters receding. Trhey wvere sub
lin'g slowly and are at 4 o'clock
irty inches below the highest point,
icch was reached at 2 o'clock yester
y af' trnoonl. Broad street is entirely
ove water fronm East boundary to west
d, but Greene, Tlelfair, Walker and
~nwick, together with South Commons
d all the northea<tern portion of
e city, are still overflowed t * a deplin
from one to ten feet.
I made another tour throagh the city
is morni:g. and..found the damage to
property 19 be far more tihan can be
agined. Many streets are washed
to great gulleys and made entirely
passalel, sidewalks are washed en
-ely up, fences and small houses htave
ated romn their former positions, fur
ture of every description may be seen
ating about ott the waters in such
nfusion that it s'ems utterly um
ssible for owners to distinguish their
operty. In fact matters are in a per
t chaos from one endi of the city to
TIHE RIVER STILL FALLING.
AUGUSTA, August I.-11 p. m.-At
o'clock re-nighit the river hass fallen
29 feet, and continiues to fall at the
te of three or four inches per hour.
is now thought all daniger has passed
d the utsual quietness of the city is
AT WORK REP~AI RING D)AMAGES.
AUGUSTA, August 2--The waters of
e Savannah are still slowly receding,
d at 4 o'clock this afternoon the regis
r at the bridge indicates a fall of one
at s;nee 1] o'clock last night, it being
th hour 28 feet. The river is now
most contined within its natural banks,
ily that porlion of the city above Cum
ing street and extending north to the
rer being flooded, and even there the
L.ter is hardl-' deeper than from two
In company with President Foster of
e board of health, and Chairman
Connor, of the streets an d drains comn
ittee of c>)uncil, your correspondent
is morning made a n uur of the district
bich was ficoded, in order to ascer
in the amount of damage to the sew
s, streets and drains. Says Mr. Fos
The damage is not nearly what I ex
ted to find. The sewers are in excel
at condition, considering the torrents
water flowing through them. Why
0 will repair every particle of dam
-e to them, so far as can be ascertained
s ioning. The streets, it is trite, are
.dly washed, btut not as much as I ex
ted to find, and they can be repaired
thot an outlay of a very considerable
Mayor May is of the opiion that
renty-five or thirty thousantd dollars,
iciously spent, will againi piut them
firs' -lass cOnioitionl.
FACTORIES ENUME WORK.
The King, Algernon and Sibley Fac
ries are working to-day', and by ta
orrow theAugusta and Enterpi'se will
in full operation. Tile Riverside
ills, Globe Cotton Mills, Lombard's
yitndry and Berry's Meal Mills will also
started in a few days. These four
are the heaviest losers among the fac
ies. The Riverside sustained the
etest loss of all, the d1amatge result
principally from injury to stock.
t warehouse was ilooded, and the loss
goods will reach $2,5C3 or $3,000. Mr.
mrles R. Lombard's loss will proba
y equal, if niot exceed, .that of the
ivers-de Mills. Most of his machinery
is covered, and lie lost many valuable
sting and patterns. His loss will reach
Il $2,500. The Globe Cotton Mills
ill come in third. All their machinery
is more or leas injured, and the wheel
amnged. Their loss will reach $1,0.
r. Berry's loss will be between $500
The lumber yards of Jesse Thompson
Co., are in great confusioni, the lum
r having floated aroundi( in every di
ction and is now piled tup in conifused
isses all over tile yard. IIis entire
ree are, however, at work and things
.11 be in nroper shape by morning.
All suffering has been alleviated and
erv one wh sustained losses from the'
os is now at work putting matters in
oper shape. The mud is being washed
tt of houses, clothing of every descrp
nicn cbe seen on fences and roofs of
---s d,.ing funiture and all house
old uten-ils are being cleaned and dried,
enccs are being constructed, bridges re
uilt, houses being put in their proper
ositions and foundations repaired.
very one who desires to work is doing d
o and receiving good pay for it. In
etct in the course of a few days-at r
east by next week- -Augusta '.Ill have
he appearance of old-the most beauti- b
ul city in the South.
RISING AGAIN. 1t
Acuquc(a Cironide,:id. L
At one o'clock this norning the river
as still on the nlpturn, register'ng 29 a
t 3 inches, and at three a. in. 29 feet
inches. At the tine a heavy rain was
tiling. with probabilities of continu- v
The Flocd In the Ocmr- . b
MACoN, GA., July 31.-The Ocmul- o
ce River at this point is 1S inches
igher than any previous high water
ark. The amount of damage to corn b
lnd cotton on land just below the city a
estimated at $20,000, and the loss to
he brick yard $10,000. The Central
ark buildings and the tinest mile track
out;i, is under two feet of water. Four '
ridges span the river within a di;tance r
f five miles, but all are intact except v
he Covington and Macon Railroad iron n
ridge, which has been badly damaged.
L'here has been no loss of life. a
Ln Important R: 'Iroad Fret rht Com- I
PHILADELPHIA, July 3.-Frank I
Lhompson, vice president of the Penn- v
ylvania Railroad, had an interview t
-sterday with the managers of inport. r
nt railway lines leading south from 0
Vashington, and concluded negotia- P
ions for one of the most important rail
vay traffic arrangements ever entered n
nto by the Pennsylvania Railroad. b
The arrangements prov'de for the t
ormation of three through Southern s
ines in order to cover the expense and t
lelays by numerous transfers incident
.0 the shipment of freight from cities
mnd inteuior points in the South destined 0
o points North reached by the Pen n
ylvaiia Railroad system. There were
)resent at the interview John Robinson, C
)resident of the Seaboard and Roanoke r
Zai!road ; II. Walters. general manager e
>f the Atlantic Coast Linie; E. B. Thom
Ls, general nanger of the Richmond i
nd Danville Railroad; Sol Haas, traffic t
iuanager of t he Virginia Midland Rail
oad, and John S. Wilson, general t
reight agent of the Pennsylvania Rail- j
Three through freight lines are ar- r
-anged to cover all the important South
:rn teriitory reached by the roads out
)f Washing,on and will run as follows :
one line to run via the Virg.nia Mid
and Railroad and Richmond and Dan- t
ille Railroad : the second to run via the !
tlantic Coast Line and the third via C
Wilmington, Norfolk, Richmond and
Each of the companies interested v'1l
urnish its quota of cars and, when es
;ablished, .will provide all the rail con- s
section, which will undoubtedly have I
L great influence in promoting the busi- f
aess interests of -the Soutlr. Vice ,
E'resident Thompson has already i1- r
trucred that the cars to be provided by (
he Pennsylvania Railroad shall be l
?romptly assigned to this service,.ard c
t is the intention of all parties inte
ested to proceed at once to get these
,hrongh lines ill operation at the earliest
The -J m-Crow Car" Caso.
WASHINGTON, July 20.-In the case s
if W. Hi. Heard, the colored man who t
som plai ned to thle Int er-State commerce
:omInission against thme Georgia Railroad
30mpany, that he was refused first-class
tcomodations a id was compelled to
ide in the "Jim-Crow car," the respond- -
nt demnors t?s the complainant's peti
;ion upon vaiious 'rounds, questions the
urisdction of t.ae Court, and then t
vithout wait 'ng either deme'rrer or
lea, proceeds to answer the complaint. 1
Lhe ausawer say s :
"The petitioner claims that he was.
20t permitted to ride in a tirst-elass C
:oach of- the said Georgia Railroad, but
vas compelledl to ride in what is known
is the ' Jim-Crow car." The respond
nt replies that it has in no way given
r authorized such designiation of any
ar on its road, and if, when the comi
plain ant says that the car on which he
.ode is known as the "Jim-Crow car,"
ie means ?. say that the respondent is
a1 any way resp)onsible for this desig
iation anld implied contempt for its in- s
mates, respondent denies such allega- t
ions. At the Augusta end of the re- S
~pondnt's main line there is an accom- E
nodaron train rulnning out of Augusta I
wety-ive mihm s, and spoken of.popu- (
ary ais the "Picayune." At the At
Lantat end a similar train is known to its e
patrons and dwellers along the
ne as "The Goober." But these C
lesignat ions or nlick-names are mere
y etfnsi"ns of popular pleasantry
eyondc the control of the iespon- f
ent, and considered by the respon
lent up to this time, (perhaps er- C
roneosly) as entirely innocuous. If 1
iy of the respondent's cars have been-i
;poken of by esiU-disposed persons as
Jim-Crow cars," respondent is not
tware of it, hut prays that if the fact ist
;hown to exist the commission, if its
arge powers extend to such a case g
fford to such a case, afford appropriate S
id adequate relief to respondent." i
Thue answer furthier avers that cars
>rox ied for the colored passengers are
~qually as safe, comfortable, clean and
,veIl venatilated and eared for as those
rovided for the whites. It says that:
"The dlitlerences, if any, relate to
iatters or thetical only and consist ini
iigher ornamentation and matters of
hat sort, raither than in those which
tfect thle substantial conditions of safety,
~omfort and convenience."
The paper is signed by Jos. Cum
ings, general counsel of tile Georgia ~
A Graterul Catarrh sufrerer. S
Gentlemen-I have been a victim of C
~atarrh for seventeen years. The mys- I
;ery of those years cannot be compre- ~
ensibly told to those who have never 2
>een troubled with catarrh. During
hose years I tried all the physicians ~
had access to, and all the remedies I (
s recomnmended for catarrh. But I t
ot relief from none. Last year I hear~d C
f the cure of a neighbor of miine who a
iad used S. S. S., and I therefore began t
:o take it. I commenced last fall, and
ontiuedl its use until the coldest part
f the winter, when I stopped. The
edicine gave mue the first relief I had I
n seveteen years, and continued to a
grow better all the while I was takIng ~
:he medicine, and during the cold weath
r when I had ceasedl its use. My left d
ostril was aLbout closed with polypus d
,hen I began taking S. S. S., and now 'v
hat is about gone, and I feel very much 2
etter than I have fot -years. I shall i:
ontinue ahe medicine for am Lew months a
onger, that I may entirely eradlicate v
he disease from which I have suffered a
o much. My fi'st relief came through t
tour valuable and efficacious S. S. S. I
With grat itude, I am yours truly, 1
W. M. FIN DLEY. d
Newbrni, Dyer Co., Tenn., Feb. 23, t
Dreadfn Case of BoPsa Crred. 1.
Gentlemen-As isr back as I can re- I
>llect I was subject to boils. They 8
,vonld break out eve:y spring and o1' 1:
d' on dturg the year. There are scars 1.
d over me nlow from virulent boils.
everal years ago I took a few bottles of
s. 5. S.. anid I am now entirely, free
romn boils and I have been ever since I
inished taking your valuable blood Pu- v
-iier, now several years ago.
Yours truly, R.EWL .
Jesup, Ga., March 17, 188.'
Treatise on Blood and Skin Diseases e
nailed free. t
THE SWIFT SPEIFI Co.. Drawer 3. 9
NEWS IN BRIEF.
Rice & Coleman have apilied to tae
enitentiary authorities for one hur
red convicts to be used in grading a
tilway line in Chester County.
Mrs. Grover Cleveland, accompanied Jt
y her mother and aunt, arrived at
ew Bedford, Mass., August 2. They
ft Washington unknown to anybody
ut their family circle.
Five prisoners escap 1 from the jail te,
t Chesterfield last sunday night by
ecking a hole in the wall and then
tting themselves down to the ground to
-ith blankets tied together.
There was a large conflagration in i
incinnati on Friday, twenty-five
uildings being burned and 150 people
urned out. Several firemen were
vercome by heat. Loss $l00,C:30.
A terrible cyclone passed through
aaurens, S. C., Friday morning at 8.34),
lowing down a number of dwellings
nd houses of all kinds, destroying hu
rops, etc. te
The heat July 29 in the Shenandoah an
alley was intense. The theriom,ett: St
ached 94*. Such continued hot
-eather has not been experie,:ced for ni
iany years in the valley. e
The citizens of Greenville have held
meeting and recommended that the
ity subscribe $200,000 to the proposed d
arolina, Knoxville. and Western ti
Dispatch - from various points in sa
I1inois show that intense heat pre- et
ailed in the central part of the State
n Friday. At Lincoln the mercury A
mached 102 in the shade. A number
f prostrations-some fatal-were re
John Taylor, president. of the Mor
ion Church, was buried Friday. Num
ers viewed the corpse as it lay in the
ibernacle open to the public sight. A ru
n of Taylor's tried to make a speech, la
ut was compelled to desist. di
The Inter-State Encampment was ye
pened at Spartanbure Tuesday with
n oration uv Hon. ). R1. Duncan. m
'he State exiibit is very complete,
ontaining soecimens of everytbing
aised or proauced in the State. The
ncampment is thronged with visitors.
The high trestle over Chauga Creek
a Oconee County was carried away by
igh water on Tuesday. Freight and R
assengers are being transferred unt1 B
be trestle can be rebuilt. The Air
ine Trestle over the Tugaloo River s
ras damaged August 2 by the heavy it
ains and no trains crossea it. ta
Minnesota's high license law has da
een in effect nearly a month and has
esulted at Minoeapolis in lessening th
be number of salcons, while bringing pe
aore money in:o the treasury, and in- an
irectly in supp!essing illegal liquor si
elling. Last year 334 saloons, at ) I a.
aeh, paid in $167,CJ00, while this year (S
96 saloons have paid in $1,000 each. 2(
New York city suffered from heat 0f
gain July 29, twenty-two cases of w
eat prostration resulting. Of these be
ve were fatal. In the evening there
ras a severe thunder storm, in ths
aidst of which the Young Men's th
hristian Association building, Brook- o
yn, was struck by lightning. Several
ecupants were badly stunned.
Thomas C. Evans, of Nanticoke, Pr.,
, delegate to the Republican County
,onveution last fall, has been sen- C
enced by Judge Woo.dward to pay
l100 fine, the cost of the prosecution
nd thirty days in jail for attempting
a sell the votes of seventy delegates .
t $10 apiece to Arnold Bertels, one of 3
e candidates for sheriff.
Mrs. Fannie Hayne, of Tuscola, 3'.,
vas gored and trampled to death by a
nad bu1! last Tuesday while attemnpt
ng to drive the brute out of the-door
ard. She fought the animal as long
s her strength held out, and as no one
ame t. her assistance lher 'ife wrs
rampled out and she was shockingly
aangled before the eyes of her two
L ttle children.A
Summerville had a sensation Tuc
ay in the shape of the marriage of a
ative belle#to a real live English EarL 1
he young- lady's name 3is Miss Mai y
~rances Vose, and the gentleman's at
ame on the invitation cards read:
~eorge Richard Simons Visser, Earl t<
f Harinxsma. The people had her
ofore thought he had too much of a at
eut9nic accent to be "Engl!sh, you
A special from Sioux City, Iowa,
as: "The Missouri river continues
o cut the bank in iront of this city,
everal hundred feet of valuable prop- S
rty having gone out of sight in the
st twenty-four hours. The Illinois
~entral, S oux City and Pacific and E
ilwaukee railroads have join~ed in an
fort to stop the cutting, and are
vorking S00 men. Eugineers say f hey
an control it in time."
Geo. S. Peters, United States Attor- rt
iey for Utah Territoy, on July 30 "
iled a suit agains3t the trustem and0
nanagers of the Mormon Church un
ter the Edmunds-Tucker law, in be
talf of the United States, to disincor
orate said Church and wind up its _
iusiness. The petition asks the ap- s
>initment of a receiver, and that all
he books, papers, etc., belonging to
he church be turned over to him. to
ether with all deeds, not, and prop- J
rty of every description. The heating
s set for September 1.5.
The election for State and Legisla- S
ive offices in Kentucky resulted in r<
he choice of the Democratic ticket by d
najorities estimated at ,romi :3,0C3 to o
0,000. Gen. Buckner, the Demociatic 1r
andidate for Governor, ran ahead of
us ticket. The Democrats carried the
own of Lexington for the first time in
everal years. The Legislature will be
bout ninety Democratic majority on 8
int ballot. Twolabor men and t iree
r four prohibitionists are elected to
The American Board of Commis- I
oners for Foreign Missions receivedl a
ablegram from the treasurer of t1 e
amime relief fund at Constantinop'
ying that five thousand people at C
Ldania have nothing to eat. The q
umber is increasing. Other towns sj
sk help. Adania is the centre of the hi
icilian plain, ordinarily so fertile, but (J
bis year absolutel.v barren on account
f the drouth. A little over VI,000 has
ready been contributed in this coun
ry for the relief of the starving p)eo
he. Further con tributions are great- S
y needed and may be forwarded to
angdon S. Ward, I Somerset street,
~oston. Gifts can be sent by tel --
raph so that in three days they w illiT
A special from Richmaond, Ind.
ated July 29, says: "A terrible acci I
ent occurred near this city to-day, in ti
hich three persons a'nd two horses di
ere killed and a fourth person badly ~
ijured. The killed are Joseph Rich, '
farmer, aged 30; hi.~ baby. and his
ife's mother, Hannah Newvcomb,
ged 51; his wife being the only one -
bat escaped alive, Hie drove on the -
an-Handl.e crossing at the western s'
mits of the city, as lhe had safely
one many times before, after hearing
he whistle, but this time the train
as canming thirty miles an hour and
aught him. The spectacle was horri- p
le,as Rich was cut in t wo and had L
is head caved in. His babyb was es
round to a pulp, and MIrs. Newcomnb et
ad one leg torn off and her arms,
ody and head mangledl. mt
The Verdict U.nanimous
[can recomme~nd Electric titten~ as the lit
ery best remnedy. Every boide sold has '3(
ien relief in every ca.se. One man took sir
ottles, and was ecuil of Etheumiatismt ofl0
eara' standing." Abraham Hare. druggist. nl
envile, Ohio, atflems: -The best seinme w
edicine I have ever Ib-ndledl in my 0O yeara'b
rperence, is Electric Bitters." Thousands of
them have added their testimony. so that
m verdict is unanimon'm thlat Electric Bitters ol
cure all e"iseases ot the Liver. Kidneys or
lod. Only a hma.f dollar a bottle aX Cofield
Lyons' Drug Store. 7-21.lt.
Next. Ses-ion Monday October 3d
id will coitinute till 3d Monday
Preparatory Departmett-Tuition p
1nth-Junior Class $1.50; Middle Cla,
.00: .S.-iior Class $4.50.
Collegiate I)epartiment-Tuition p4
Sons of Clergymen at half rate
yard $10.00 per moati. From Mooda
Expense of student rooming in Co
me. for hoard. room, fuel and wasl
, $11.50 to $12.00 per month.
inquire of the President.
S-4-4t. REV. G. W. I. OLLAND.
L'ATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
By Jacob B. Fellers. Probate Judg
WHEREAS, John Tuston Sterlin
.th made suit to me to grant him Le
rs of Adininitration cun testamen
nexo of the estate and effects of Job
These are, therefore, to cite and a<
nish all and singular the kindred an
ditors of the said John Sterlinp
ceased, that they be and appear befot
3, in the Court of Probate, to be he
Newberry Court House, on the 18t
y of August, inst., after public,
,n hereof, at 11 o'clock in the forenooi
show canse, if any they have, why th
id administration should not be gran
Given under my hand this 3rd day<
ugust, Anno Domini 1S87.
J. B. FELLERS, J. P. N. C.
rotice to Landowners
All land owners of Newberry Count
e req'red by law to remove from th
nning streams of water upon thei
rids all trash, tr-es, rafts and timber
tring the month of August in eac
By order of the Board of County Con
issioners. GEO. B. CROMER,
Aug. 1st, 1887.
1. Noti!ce is iet eby given that Messn
,11. Wright, D. B. Wheeler and J. 1
rown are appointeil a Board of Ai
ssors of real estate of the Town <
ewberry, S. C., for the purpose of fi
g the value of all said real estate fc
cation for the ti-cal year ending 31t
,y of March. 1888.
2. Notice is fim iher given, that fc
e purpose of tiv ig the assessment <
rsonal property for taxation the Cler
d Treasurer of the Town of Newberr
all keep his office open from 9 o'cloel
in., to 3 o'clock, p. in., each da
undays excepted) from the 1st to th
th day of September,1t87,to receive,o
.th, the returns of the owners or agent
the owners of all personal propert
ithin the limits of the Town of Ne,
rry, S.C. And in case of failure t
ake returns of said personal propert
r assessment, by the ow aer, or agentC
e owt:ers thereof, the Clerk an
reasurer shall assess the same.
By 'order of the Council.
JOHN S. FATR.
S-4-4t. Clerk and Treasurer.
RLL ON J. N. MARTIN, AGEN1
FOil TlhE FO1L.0Ml?!8 GINS:
1411m mns i
Sila1' s Gin.
lelena High School
yale and Female.
RTHUAi KIBLER, 4.B., Principa
iss BEULA H E. GREEKEE, Ass'u
Second Session Openi
st Monday in Septembe:
id will continue nine calendar month:
Tuition $1 to $2 per month accordin.
Board can be had in private famnilic
from $7 to $10 per month.
For further particulars apy to ti
ricipal, or to
JAMES I'. GLENN,
Secretary Board of Trustees.
IATE OF SOUTH CAROLINI
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY-I
maiza Chappell vs. Milledge Cha:
pell et al.
The credlitors of the estate of Jas. ]
bappell, dec'd, are hereby required1
mder and establish their respective d<
ands before the Master, at his offici
1 or before the first day of Septemnbe
SIL AS JOHNSTONE, Master.
Master's Oflice, 20 ,iuly, 1887.
TATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF NEW BERRY-I:
>h Adams Sheely et al. vs. Lil
The c editors of the 4sta'te of Harrie
icely, .iec'l, are hereby required1
mder and establish their respecti,
emands b)efore the Master, at his offic
or be fore the first day of Septembe
SIL AS JOHNSTONE, Master.
Master's Ollic*., 20 July, 1887.
TATE OF SOUTH CARO.IN)
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY-I:
.V. Gist, Admn'r, vs. Foster A. Son,
ley et a).
The creditors of the estate of Richai
Sondley, deceased, are hereby r
'ired to render and establish their r
etive demands before the Master,:
Soffice, on or before the first day<
SIL AS JOHUNSTONE. Master.
Mers Office, 20 July, 1887.
ATE OF SOUTH CAROLINi
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY-I:
COMMON PL EAS.
ios. F. Harmon, Ex'or, vs. Frederic
W. Wagener andi others.
The creditors of the e- tate of Mary]I
armon, deceased, are hereby require
render and establish their respectis
mis before the Mas.er, at his ofiic
or b sore thle first day of Septembei
SIL AS JOIINSTONE, Master.
Mster's Office, 20 July, 1S87.
[ATE OF SOUTH CAROLINI
By Jacob B. Fellers, Probate Judg<
W EnES. Joh n 3f- Kinard, as C. (
hat made suit to meI tto grant him
tters of Admuinistrationi of the dereli<
tate and~ effects of J. S. Enilow, de
These are, therefore, to cite and ai
rmish all and singular the kindred an
editors of the said J. S. Enlow
ceased, that they be and appear be
re me, in the Court of Probate, to 1
i at Newberry Court HLalse on th
th day of August next, after pub]
tion hereof, at 11 o'cl>ek in the fore
>on, to show cause, if any they hav
bv the s:id Admainistration should n<
Given ::nder my Hand this 18th da
tly, Anno Domnini 1887.
J. B FELLERS, .T. P. N. C.
- STILL AT THE FRONT.
We have never resorted to "B. B."
nor envied the reputation of L. L..
bnt we do say that we are now opening,
VERY HANDSOE M0CK OF
MENS, YOUlTHS' AND BOY
For Spring and Sumumer, '
Embracing the -
Latest Approved Novelties o
the Season, with all the
Staple Sty es in Shape
- and Fabric.
n Please remember what we say. N
one can discount our prices without sd._
,,On hand, over five hundred
d different samples of piece
h goods, from four first class
e from which we solicit orders for Speeia?
t- Suits or Single Garments. Satisfactio.
guaranteed, or no sale.
WRIGHT & J.W. COPPOCI
9-22-cf Mollohon Row
STOP! RED!! THINK!!
-t AND ACT, FOR THE
IS NOW I5 FULL BLAST,
HAVING BEEN REIOEGED THIUGOUOO
3READ AND CAH
of every description, fresh everyday.
. The PUREST GANDY ever offered to
- the citizens of Newberry-mnade from
f nothing but the highest grades Sugar.
Ham Sandwiches 5 cents.
Ice Cream 10 cents.
Wedding Cakes a specialty.
k 421 W. H. PATTON.
e BY GFO. C. Hor GES, A. M.
u Read what ' said of it :
"I shall gi.adly recommend its Iutro
S duction everywhere."
" BoN. A. COWARD
Ex. Sup:. Education. -
"It will give me Ieasiie to reeon
d nend its use by teachers."
Bo:. HUc r S. THoMPSON,
Ex. Sapt. Edo io.i and Ex. Gov. S. C
"When school o:ens I shall make co
pious use of the volue.'
REV. S. LANDER, D. D.,
Pres. Williams.on Female College
I "It shoul' be in the .ands of at t
ers." PROF. R. MwEAS DAVm,
S. C. College.
. "The moral tone wieh r ppears
the work is especially worthy ofco
REv. W.M. GRIEE,D..D.
Pres. Lreskine College
"Short Quotaiions' will be found ot.
inestima'ble value to teaebers,
lawyers and others. Persons imant
will find this the book for which they
have been looking. It will be sen post
' paid on receipt of 15 cents. Get a copy
t- of it, examine it and introdace it into
, your "chool. Special terms to schools
and ('ealers. Address
W. L. BELL. PublIs,her;
S- 9-22-la. Columbia, S, C.
NEIWBERRY, S. C.
WILL ..TOBES & lEO., flOPIEQRS.
Located in the centre of the clty.
3. Special attention given to the wants -
;o and comforts of commercial traveLlers
e. and the transient trade.
r, Patronage Solieited.
June 1st, 188'7.
Ia Who have been disappointed in the -
results obtained from the use of CO.
tt COA WINES, BEEF. WINE and -
SIRON. or to so called EMULSION
e, of COD LIVER OIL, .should use
a combination of Wild Cherry, Ex
tract of Malt, and the Hlyphosphite.
CHERRY-MALT acts on the 'Stom
-dae .d Liver, increasing the appe
. ie assisting digestion, thereby mak
3.. ing it applicable for Dyspepsia in'its
t various forms; Loss of Appetite,
f -Headache, Insomnia. General Debil-.
ity, Want of Vitality,- Nervous Pros
tration, Consumptio~n. etc.
If your Druggist does not k'ep it,
send $1.00 for one bottle or $5.00 for
-six bottles. Express paid.
LIEBIG PHARMA CA L CO.
k 78 Maiden Lane, N. Y.
Sold by all Druggists.
Trade supplied by
OllDIIONDS, WATCH E8
SILVER PLATED WARE,
Pocket and Table Cutlery,
E US10AE Ix&TRUIRTg.
Watch Reparing a SpeIIy