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EFFORTS TO SECHE
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Ut,nts itur b uit Amm lII.,alt-' I'ivy Mll-t I
Voted Up.)II III SW-P wt i,sin o, _ -
1,1w it M te alighn g Ieturs.
The State Democratic (-xecut,tivo
cominitteo has (eci(ed to print the
tickets to h1) used by thO 1)001)1 in
voting on tho two proposed colIsti
tutional amondiniits in tho coming
general olection. III itt ltiast ono of
theso am1onhuonts the city of Colum
but and all pooplo n% ho comuo horo aro
Secretary of Stato C,opor is mak
iog ery possiblo flot , this year to
have the corn i i isionl!'rs of lccioll
and the maniagers conduct tho elec
tion -'rictly in accordanco with the
election laws of the Sate. To this
011( lie has had every OI)SSiblo bilk
proptrod for each procinct in the
State, and has prepared the follow
ing spocial inlstructiorns whicl should
bo of material value to all colulis
sionors and managers:
IXS,,tRUc1TIo.NS To MANAGEI.
Maigors are directed to provide
a separato box for the two amend
mon011ts to tih.) Stato (colst itution sub
11ittold at this elcecion. 'This box
should be piliily and distinctly li
bolled. Tho return of this election
should be made iu duplicate, as in
the election of br te and county (,f
ficors, aid semparately attended by
the tuanagors, frickeIs, etC., (ilg re
turned to the cout v board of cain
vassers as in othor elections. Elec
tors qualitiod to vote at this election,
electors being allowd to voto upoln
each amiondniont, separately.
Duplicato 1)011 lists 1honld be kept,
tud aliplicato r011uril-i and(iatenentR
made. Olo of each ihould bo sealed
up anid transmittedx with the boxes,
ballots, oat hs, etc , to th n county
board itf cavaisserz, and the other
jetained by tho imianager.
Especial care must be used in till
ing blanks. All numbers of votes
cast should be written out in words
at full length, in addition to Roman
charactors.. Thius, '-t wo hundred and
Before the hour fixed for opening
tile polls managers and clerks must
take and subscribe the constitutional
oath, vhich should be returned to
the county board of canvassers with
other papers. Tile chairman of tile
board of managers can administer
the oath to the other mnanatgers and
to tihe clerk; a notary public must
administer the oath to the chairman.
The anagers elect their chairman
* Polls at each voting place miust be
opoed( at 7 o'clock a. mn. and closed
at 4 o'clock p. mn., e'xcept in tihe city
of Charleston, wvhere they shalil be
opened at 7 a. mn. and closed at 6I
The mangers have tihe pow'ser to
lill a vacancy, and if no of the
managers attend tihe cit izens can ap
point from among tile qu~alilled vot
ers the managers, who, after being
sworn, can conduct the cloetion.
Each clerk of the board must keep
at poll list, whieb shall contain one
column hended "Namilo of Voters,"
and the name of each elector ~voting
*shall be entered therein.. Duplicate
~~s be k?pt att each1 pre
At the close of t ectionl, the
managers and clerk mntl proceed
publicly to open the ballot bounf and
count the b)allots t herein, and ~i
tinue without adjournment until t~
- samel is comnploted, andi( make a state
ment of the result for each otlice and
sign the same.
-Within three days thereafter, tile
2,chairman of the board, or some one
designated by tile board, must de
liver to the commfis-ionlers of election
the 'poll lists, the boxes containg
- the ballots and wri. ton statements of
--the result of the oleeo.ion.
Managers of election are not re
~quired under the present con.stitu
'tion to seal up and tratnsmuit to the
Secretary of State certified copies of,
eturns of the election of Governor
-ad Lieutenant Governor, but are
ow required to make their returns
-idr t,hese offlees to the commission
(Irs of (lectionI, who IIIIIIsinit th (
the Secretary of State. * *
A1111Mnag fers Fhould1 sei( boxeS, eto.,
to the (.countly board of eniivasisrs at
tie r(b11iest, possiblo m1101iom nt..
The mniter4 Ire allowed $1 per
diy whilo actually eIlployedvl. aind "I
csnts per 11s)lo wlhile going to and re
turning from (both ways) the court
houso for boxes and dolivoring ro
turns, and in going to aind returaing
from the polls to t1heir hoiles. Clerks
Iro allowed no miloago. Account for
8a1110 should bo mado out. on blank
provided, signed by each muatingei
and clerk, and returned to the coun
ty board of canvassers with the ro
INSTRIU"IONS TO COMMISIsONEPHS.
Commissioners appointed to con
duct the Oection aro requested im).
iediately upon rec.ipt of blanks for
tho elect.ion to cireflily exnll illo aill
forml'i provi(ded, and in the event of
error or deticioncy notify the Skcro
tary of State, in time to correct same.
Sjparato statements (in addition
to (he rogular statements aind ro
turns) must be mado by county board
of cnvassers of the votes cast- for
Governor and Lieutenant (13vernor.
Thim return should ho securely sealed
and (11hver(d to the Secretary of
Stato for tran1sumission to the Genoral
ARsemblv, bY whom the renltof th)jis
election is deel'.rel.
Whert Iho name of oleers no'
voted for in your county this elec liull
appear in the forms lpIoIIWVidt'd for cer
tiflatos, returns or other blauks, run
pen through them. Use ink in fill
ing ill blinslis.
Provision imust bo made for sepa
rate boxOs iad returns for te con
ft itiit ional amendmonts submitted it
I hlis election.
Especial attention is called to tie
rcquiirement that county board of
canvassers mDake four separate re
turns of ill vlections, inclmlifig -the
election upon the adoption of 11m1enmd
iuents to the State constitution.
Ono return should be filed immo
(Iiately the election is decl-tred with
the clerk of court, one return should
be mailed to the Governor, On to
the Socretary of State, aind the re
maining copy should be sent by spo
Bial messenger to the Socrtoary of
State, with till poll hsts, precinct re
turns, accounts, etc. In these re
turns the votes received by each can
didate should be written on in words
at full length. Thus: "ten (10)."
Commissioners must advertise tho
election in one or more newspapers
in their count y in not exceeding three
issues of each newspapnr, in the form
prescribed by the Secretary of State.
Accounts for the advertising are
paid by the Comptroller General at
the rate of not exceeding one dollar
per 75 words for the first and 50
cents per 75 words for each subse
quent inertion, in oeh of Raid news
papers. The typo used must be not
largor than solid brevier and no
leads must be usodi, Acconnts for
advertising must be approved by the
commissioners of election or a ma
jorit.y of them, and can be collected
b)y the manager who brings returns
to Columbia, if lhe has proper nu.
thority to do so, and accounts are in
The accounts of the managers and
clerks, and commissioners of election
should be addpased to the Comp
troller General, in a separate envel
01p0 from the returns of the election,
wvith authority to collect sam'oe on
dlorsed thereon. These accoun ts
B ]rad fordl *, Lee Gilbert, the
arebi' t in chief of tihe South Care
hinia Int~er.State anud WVest indian
Exposition, id hard at work, with his
assistants, in his Neow York offices,
p)reparing the p"haps for lb., grounds
and buiildinigs. These promise to be
very effective and imposing. For
suggestions as to the planting of the
grQunds and the choice of plants,
Mr. Gilhort will have the advantage
of the taste and experience of Mr.
Flaglor's gardener, who laid out the
grounds of the Ponce do Leon and
other famous hotel8 in Florida, and
is considered quito an authority upon
LUSSONS TAUo0I 1'.
So eof th' 1C8An:l1Tau;:h, fly the R dn
The Anderson Mail says throe los
sons are taught by the result of the
gubernatorial olection. It says: "The
first is that (ho dispensary law is
stronger than over with ho people,
as it shown by the fact that two
thirds of the members olectod to the
house are in favor of it." Tho Mail
adds that the regulative features of
the dispensary law should be strictly
The second losson is set forth by
the Mail in those words: "Another
thing that the election toches, ink
our- judgment, is that the people (10
not approve of preafchlors dabbling' ini
polities and p)roaching political ser
mons from their pul pits. We think
there can be no doubt of their senti
ments on that, poinft. They are wvil
ling to listen to the preachers andl
heed and follow them wvhen they pro
claim the eimple gospol, but when
they undertake to make political
stump speeches behind the shadow
of the pulpit the people will resent
it, as they have in this las election.
We have no sort of dloubt thatt every
preacher who has made use of the
pulpit and his ministerial character
to further a political purpose has to
that extent lost power~ and weakened
his spiritual influence over his flock.
No preacher cani use vituperation
and inv'ectivo and apply epitheta in
the pulpit or the press and retain
the respect and confidence of his
And, finally, the Mail says: "h
peopile have intended( to rebuikO uin
fair campaign methods and 'mud -
slinging.' in every instance thle
candidate who engaged in 'mud
slinging' h as been dlefeated. 1Brooke r
and bo0th the Evans' wvent down as
a result.largely of the circulars sent
out just hefore the last election. Mc
Sweeney got an increased majority
in most of the counties. We have
not the slightest doubt, that thwe
circulars increaised his majority. Thme
people Ibelleve in fair and square
The three lessons are wvell put and1
there is no doubt that they aire
taught b)y the result of the primary.
It will be wvell for politicians to re
member them in the futuro. If they
do, ministers will stick to their ap
pointed sphere and politics will be
far cleaner than in the recent cam
QUARANINJ FT SUMTE R
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)PENI1NG DEC. IST t9
IDENT. JNO. H..AVEF
i I 11 AC1 p,I i, rt 1.Fra:i 41.1 , :.
amld Woln ihi. jt4uveot r :L isi,ta it l.Iv
n hlr var.ly yollt J e1i a I I Il
Was til e<ili ite speciluwn-1 of willful,
advolnturollu.s, Soult-rli gi 1i6rlhood, an1d
was hnown hr adii widw for her dar
Ig escapas oh hors:;Aack." writes
Mrs. 'Thaddenl s I forion, inl tih Sop
toilbor Ladics' lIlc:mlo ,Journal.
"V hn qu: to young sho Iarried
Captain Colquitt, Unlited statvs
Army, wh11o 1s S0on tft . or killed inl
the War, leading a Coniederato divi.
hiol. It was just anout this time
that Napolcon 111 suniionod youmg
(rOme Bulaparte, of Baltimore, anl
olic,r in th IU ited States Army,
to the Frm:ch Con.It. It haippened
that Captain Colquitt amnd aJorome
att WVest Point, wore warm pers~oinal
friends, and, naturallIy, the former's
widow no sooner reacel d the Freunch
cap)ital than she maide her presenco
k nown to the young Franco-Ameri
can. She alnd the 3'oun g oflicer b)o
camofl very cor<tia ac<pm tintancos, amnd
through his infIluenlLc( suo wats inmtro
dIuced at court, and( was5 soon1 one0 of
the Royal coule. It wvas at lenigth
reportedl amoung thy Southerni friends
of Mrs. Colquiltt thait her marriuage
wvith Jorome~. would occur ini a fow
weeks, whe'n she su(ddenuly and1( unex
petodly re'tiurnled to D)inlglowood1, her
G4eorgia hiome, anid aninunced a total
chango in ai of her plans. T1he two
never moiit againm. Hel ar faiiily htas
from the l''mperor Napoleon, but
their conttenlts will proQbalbly never bev
kniown. Therofl aret also a1 diiaonhd
tiarai antd mny3 ot her precious jowelh
t hat were given1 t er by lhr Roy'al
A!t hougwh the lani 11o'f biuildings
etc., are nt~1 yetifliiiasly mattured
for publiction, it is lundelrstood thai
lhe aitecWt ure will be someow hat
.ioloial inl tonell, as sn ited to the at~
mo0spho1r(o of ani ohlI coloinial city.
At the sami tuime, as' tIe peulim
cornormation~ of tIho Eposit ior
groiundsI l,'-lm itself t , more1 thantu on<
kit d orf tre.atment, t her. will, n
doubt, ho fantit e: hil,'4rti vo of nior(
tropical co') litiOs -co n ts and~ colo
nadt(es, archas a:nd doorways, whticl
wV ieill al the palaces of Spairtam; a
bhlazinmg t)oe -hih C ill lightoen 1th<
darIlknessI of sight like a star fo
ties en t he shoros oft limpidl lakes
and( d10111.< aI ndmnr-is and spire
whbich 811al1 riso like the vissons of
ULL.. DIRECTOR GENERAL.
-Iml -rw vt mo:a (ir Caton m14 .
Wo ill lovo birds, but f,t w kinow
how to Caro for (1ihlm properly. Every
own1ing at bird ! thoroforo h ill
toro.ted in a book co.ntaininig over
F-A) engraviligs 1a4it a lithographic
plato showing ill t ho difforeit. kind4s
of fanlcy cantalrivs ill tieir natul-Ill
colors, it gives full informal ion il
re'gard to song and ( fanicy (cana31ries
in their natural colors, it, givem full
iniformation ill regard to Song aill(]
ralley Calari04 aund liow to brood
them for 11roit. Itints on tho trout
11(hint 1111d brewding of all kinds of
(1ag1o bdird?, With descriptions of thoir
diseases and tho remedios lmeded to
uir i tml. A Il about, parrots dti-I
hzow to teach t hem to tal k. Instruc
t ions for 3)uildin zg and11stocin g an1
aIviary. Tlhe umost compilete boo0k of
1h0 kindt ve pnbOl'1)1ishled, i rrespec0tive
or price. Miled to) any addross o
receipt of I150. b)y thet "Associatod1
F'anciers,"' -100t N. 8d St., Phdladol -
Mr. Charlos Suttou, Mr. Gilibort
chiief alsistanIt, u1poni his recent visit
to Chiarlesiton, ex pressed hlinisolf
mrost onltlthiastically wit.h regard1 to
ho sito choseni for the3 Exposition.
Thiis is slight ly rolling country,
wvhich tenids itsol f readtily to varied
and3( artistic0 (eff'oct8 in lan3dscap1O
gardoning. lBut what soomed3( to
st riko Mr. Sut.t.on mo1st forcibly wa:s
gracefuil peiilonitii of Spnisxh mioss.
These, 1h0 declardl conIstituto a1 foa
tuiro whiich no0 mloney could( supp)ly,
and furnish only one of t ho many
nlaturalh aldvanltages0 wic h the( 'x po.
sitioni grounds(1 will possess3.
Tho4ro is nio dIoubt that11 the Stato
building wich3 is to 1he erected on
tho( grounds at the0 South Carolina
Inter Staito anrd WestA I ndian E~xpo
sit ion and which is deQsigned( to shwv
t he resouirces of (each comunty of the
SItate, will contai much11111 that will
provo a1 revolution to t ho outsid(1
wvorld. The( growinig of wheat and
the mrakinig of flour area inidustries~
whlich halvel at tainied larger prpr
tions inl South (Carolinia thanm is gen
erailly knowvn. I'OwV realizet the im.
portance0( of tho exp)erime3nts8 reconit.
ly matdo in this Stato in theo growving
of 1hom1p, andI on3( fontuiro inl whIicl
South (Carolina wvill bo abaond of alt
i othier States' wvill he tihe teni oxhii
from (ho farm at Siummnrvilla.
'[The SecOnd afnmiitua reulion of tho
bo belk it Aiglistia, (i., Noveliber
I1 I, 17., 11., 1 ( t)t).
It is nlow jtst s ve wueks hofor
the rountion of it oM Conitfedllrato
veterans of (ieoigia amt1 South (arto
I nIa. 1This re-i11li si houId ho a
m11imoraiblo ovct ;>n from t ho fact
1that1 many11 of th.- Ild vomtradom art,
growing, lip, inl ol a,ge and it may
bo the is! ti ill t vil Itno ain
opp'rtn1 itil iy of sing 1thoAo whomil
tHey stood sholiler to shliouler with
dur11-ing tho trying days of tho t0s.
Anlolf.ter faet worthylv of Imloentioln is
thit toy will Ittvilo lhe1 opportunilly
of livet ilg (It courades of old S Iuth
Carolina, tho Sttto inl wihelt sct'ssionl
WA born, and no doutbtt there are
itutly Souith a(11rolinimim who now ro
sido in eourgif., and ma1:111Ny ( 'orgialns
who reside inl South Carolinla, all of
whoml will havu tin opporflumliy of
mtt141ing an mig g with each
Other on (lt, ina'i of (b .im Saivannah
i V!, it Atgsl, inr- Iio iea's
Another fact. thatii shoulit lold vn
ebaltiolte to this., occasion i!4, that
tho pooplo of Auigusta arm noted far
ail] wide f'r teir iniboluhildt lospi
tulity to their ost. And they id
t-tind bend(inig 4 very ('11%r1 to mak11e
this it long to b rlotmlberi vvelt
Sion for Ihoso whtm we Iove, I ecaus
it ntt1ty bo may YUi,'a beftre manty
of uit will hav... 'he (lsu i f doing"
their pit ill i isking lifr pleasat
for jur old oir:ls.
The railroad! .)f ( Ivorgit ntid Sout h
Cirolilitna are dat-.41rminted t o do their
parts aflly and see to it thlat a
Very low rato is givvin to ill socticlm
or t hoI two ts ot 'verybody
mayI bo preseit -ill this fetlivo ocea
'llto dilerol coilnitivi s intend
uising vVery foort for tlw comffort.
id pleasuril of ll who will to ht ero
ont 1 .-i , It h , 1 1f)th of Novi il
Tit chlirmi o'i (f tho following
commtiittoes Will be g,,lad to ainswor
any) quevrios fltlt m1ay bo ma11do by
th0o Who wvishl information convornl
ing I Ito differetA departments:
Hon. Itoyl-in Wright, Presidolit.
dlaCOb Phinltz,'hiru Finanlce.
P. H. I ice, Chairmiian Doeoration.
Abraam Lvy, Citr16-111M Adv( r
r. 1. 1'ileher, Chiirman Hureau of
Fires andi llall.
E'spectial ieredI will attatcht to it
sociail arttilt iln the1 Camp ~aignt Num-ti
her of MIcCluiro's Maugainre, (outitled1
"''The SItratiegy oIf N atitonal (Caim
paligls."' VTis mtici in t l.tt h3tobor
issuo will doecriboe some1 of t ho most
strikinig straitegic measures adlopted
duirig t he past twenty-five years,
hasii hihrIoto b-in di volIgedi to thte
puli it litrgi'. The tohitior, dIoubit
loss bic'autt, f I hei ptroinent part ho
htas p1(le int th st rum,les hto de
scribesI, prefers1 I > wvito antonymltously.
.Dr)~. A. Conant' Doylo will writo mn
t he Oct. McLCIlrl' oni "S>mrio Les
SOnls of Ithe Wa, ill which Ihe taikes
vice inl thei South Africa. war and
si rugglo as we'i as thIe geirral sys-.
I emU gove'rning tte Bitisht army.
HeLi cenu ' the in fanttry isovorely,
andi( make nati initero.stinlg sugges
t ions ast- to how the st.andarrd of elli
cietncy maTy bei raliset. I lti) rings
for w~ard ai alt arl ing pIroposition,
wich is nothii tg lest tant to mnako
raictal chanige-a in lthe mtods1( of
t raining. D)r. Doyle0 was ill t,he
lthick of alil te m ii>s t port ant tight
ig; and Ito writes withI gret courage
antd contviction of tihe faults of the
ikit ish army sys-temi.
"~I'T H orse Thief" is tho I itio of a
story by E.L Hough which will appear
in tho October tnmbor of McClulro's.
It tolls how four \Vostern ranchman,
a tion iunnoemnt ly wonld have mit
i, Atte tilpt "run oil' a I1ich' of
sovi,ral hu111rmre !lorsos "ilp inl IMon
tan" "Tht way lo rll oia bunch
of hlor.me,'' acring to ti story, "is
to 4tiart. 'et good an' fast, atai koop
'm a1 goin"' This was Jim Aukihal.
ly's and Dick Wilsonl's way of man
aging it. Tioy kept thmon going.
'T'lo 111nillials died alli atIolig the trail,
till tho remaindor was wo foousoro
t hat Othy couildn't t ravel any further,
anid woio r Inqiro carixefi nursing,
an th shor put it, till their "foot,
mind logs got a cbanlco to grow (It."
Tho ilhustrations aro by 11. R., Hose.
Tht) work of Mr. Walter. Gl11ackcus
for tho ma11ga1ziles has attracted much
attolntion of hdo, 1ad his illustrations
to "Siatt Claus's Partner"' by
Thomas Nvlson Page, ptiblishod last
yoar, iado it ono of tih most at
tractivo books of the season. Mr.
Glackens will illustrato a qInaint,
carmingly told lovo story in tho
Octk,ho(1r McUlliro's outitlod "''heo
Cady with tho Watorfall."
How -.iwh MI1 llow 1vWhea't.
C"r.lCas. Potty, Spartanburg,
.. C. -1)oar Sir: R eplying to your
favor of tho 1Ith in regard to thi
)rpiaraIl-ition of 1hk 111and anl sowing",
%iVai in tho Pit-1dm1ont section of
this Stth, I sibmilit til following
(it) Wholt, dli-ights in a comraiplit
fively still soil, or ono colltiing
0110iu4rh cly to givo it. proper conlsis
1 e,cy. If this soi is filled with
sm141all graIl Ie drho fi-%ago w ill bo
good. TIis is vory important to
ra ~ent fring oit in winter.
Thl hld should bo ploughed, liar.
rowed and rollle until th utirfaco ii
thoroughly pulvrized beforo sowmg
the svod. Not, ono icro in a thou
SIm is proporly preoparod for wheat.
If thero bo a c1ly subsoil it will pay
to follow ill th turn plow furrow in
breaking with i long bull tonguio to
break (bo snbmoil withoit Im-ninf, it
(Ib) Till for S0(ding: Tho Se( 11
sh4oliuld I sown jlist. bnforc) Or just
aftm ti ih rt. front.. If sown (arly
thor is a risk of injury from i0 at
tack of (ih) Ilossianl fly in tih fall,
and of dest uict ion by frost ill spril
of joints too arly.
If sownt too latI tho rmik of w,inter
killinl,g is inlcroasvd, and riponing
lato -icreasos th risk of rust, -muilt
alid bleaching. Whoat should ripon
hoforo oxcossivo biat, prievails.
(e) Variotios: As it rulo varieties
Vi.Ii lavo 1bvon acclimiatod inl this
soct ion in which theiy are to be plant.
ed ar10 moro1 likoly ho succoo 1 than
hoso grown un1der (uItirely di fferenxt
sail an 11 ciilito( conihi Onis. VTai
tros ~inowni asH)Alabamall, Ried May
G eorg ia ["1 int, B.lu stem8113, or Purple
sira'lw. Thiie s.'d, to prlovenlt the at
tack of stinikinIg smut, should be
(ither scalded01 1 or lroated wvithi blue
stono(. ((Onoi p)oundl (lissolved1 in wat
(or will traIt, Iiv(o luhols.) Care in
thie use0 of the( 1blu( stono is necessary
to p)rovonlt inljurly t.o the germ of the
(di) D)epth to Dlover Seed: Experi..
monllts hatvo shown thait wheait does
niot vogitato satisfactorily if covered
t,ho e d aro3( putE 1 ini w~ithi a turn
plough many11 are covered deeper
than this and1( conisequontly a1 full
stand1( 1 iot soured. On the con
trary, whore the wheat drill is used
upon01 properly p)repared land, the
sedare coveredl uniformly at a doepth
less than0 two 111hes0, and1( hence less
seed ar~o requiired1 to secure a1 stand.
(c) Fortdlizing: If a logumninous
crop (niitrogohn collector) procede3ei
Ii b> who.t it is not1 necessary to apply
a fertiliz~or containing nitrogen or
ammniai1. Upon0[ any clay lands
upon which the forest growth was of
hard wood troes acidI phosphate will
usually b)o sulihcient. If excessive
quantltitios of nitrogenous manures
miay be ulsed there is danger of too
imuich growth of straw, causmng risk
of rust and lodging.
Caution: If cotton seoei meal is
one of (lhe component parts of a
comnpleto fertilizer applied to wheat,
or if it is used as such, care must be
eoxrcised to p)rovenlt it from coming
in c2ptact with the grain. Stand.
of grain are often lost by neglecting
this p)reosautionI. The cotton need
mel ferments very promptly and
actively and desatroys the germ of the
seod. Very truly yours,
J. S. NCWNAI.