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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6.
J. A. .MOOD. M. D.} v
D. B. ANDERSON, J Edito"s
EDITORIAL NEWS SUMMARY.
The Temperance Convention will assemble
in Columbia on the 2<th instant.
The telegraph wires between Georgetown
and Kingstree were down last weak.
The Depot at Carterville fell down a few
The cotton crop is being seriously injured
in Marion County, by the rust.
A few nights ago a gentleman, of Claren?
don county, caught thirteen opossums.
Two crops of turpentine boxes were destroy?
ed in Kershaw county, last week.
Friday last was the anniversary of the ex?
ecution of Major Andre.
Humpty Dumpty will be played in Charles
tonon Friday and Saturday, the 9th and 10th
Timmonsville has shipped over fifty bales
of new cotton to Cnarleston this season.
Up to Wednesday last 160 bales against
?163 bale* last year, ?ame date, have been ship
sped from the Darlington depot.
Thus far forty-six bodies have been recover
ed at Savannah, that were lost during the
storm of Saturday last.
Last week, in United States and Canadas,
there were 84 failures. Of this number 11
were in the South.
The Indians have just massacred seventy j
persons at Eureka, New Mexico. Every citi-.i
zen was killed.it is thought.
A gentleman, of Kershaw county, has a |
chicken which was batched with only one |
leg. It is healthy and doing well.
The bottom corn in Pickens county will
make a full average crop ; the upland is
Court will commence next Monday at Pick- j
ens> with His Honor, Judge Fraser on the j
The entire Cabinet, except Secretary Blaine,
?re in favor of Arthur taking charge of affairs
doring the inability of the President.
Thirty three different theatrical and min?
strel troupes are already "booked" to play in
Columbia during the coming season.
Senators Butler and Hampton have each
contributed a lot of win'er oats to the State
Agricultural Department for distribution.
Seven hundred and sixty-two bales of cot- ;
-ton were received at Charleston, last Tburs
? day, by rail.
A gentleman in Greenville is negotiating
with parties at the North for the establish
.raent of an Ice Factory in that city.
The farmers in Laurens county will soon
'bold a public meeting to devise ways and
means to resist the payment of Guano bills. J
Last week the fine "residence of Col. John j
<C. Haskell, of Columbia, was totally destroy- !
*d by fire. A few articles of furniture were !
Court was called yesterday morning at j
Cheraw, Chesterfield County, with Judge \
Wallace on the Bench. But few cases on the j
^. Jiast week Baltimore was blockaded with j
grain, the elevators being "chock full." j
?nd over 2,500 carloads of corn were on the j
Railroad track besides.
It was discovered last Wednesday night j
that a body of masked men were in the woods
oear Middleville, New Jersey, devising a plan
to lynch-Guitteau. J
Rev, G. D. Bernheim and family will move ?
in a short time from Wilmington to Mt. Pleas- j
?ant, N. C. The publication of At llomt and
Abroad has been arranged for at Charlotte.
Judge Kershaw will be in Charleston on
Friday and Saturday next, to attend to all
business incident to the June term of the
?Court of Common Pleas.
Colonel Lipscomb, Superintendent of the j
Penitentiary, Saturday last sold 25 bales of }
new cotton, produced at the farms ofthat in- I
?ti tu tion.
At several points on the Georgetown sea-j
coast, daring the recent storm, tne water rose !
so high and rapidly that the inhabitants were ?
compelled to flee inland.
A colored camp meeting near Spartanburg j
-was broken up last week by a riot in which j
- much blood was spilt. The weather-boarding j
foad to be ripped off the church that the wo- !
/men and children might escape.
Last week while a colored servant girl in '
Orangeburg was attending to her household I
.duties she was suddenly struck speechless, j
She ?s unable to utter a word, but is perfectly ;
The farmers of Salem, Clarendon County, |
3ield a meeting Saturday last, at Boykin's j
?tore, to discuss the practicability of the re- j
peal of the lien law, and also to make ar- j
rangements to have their guano debt comp o- '.
Mr. D. L. McKay White, of Manning, has j
invented a seed planter and fertilizer distribu- j
tor. It is said that this machine drops the j
.seed and fertilizer at the same time, at any j
Court is now being held at Camden. The !
Clyburn case will probably come off this I
week, in which James J. Clyburn and Ella j
Sheorn will be tried for the murder of A. A. j
George M. Arnold, colored, one of the pos- !
tal-roate agents between Richmond and Char- ?
lotte, N. C., has been discharged from the :
road, because he publicly denounced Mabone |
and coalition in unmessured terms.
In 1867 the shipment of crude phosphate rock !
in this State was only six tons, this year it runs |
up to three hundred thousand, for the manu- j
facture of which for fertilizing purposes there !
are thirteen factories in Charleston.
The turpentine farmi along the havannah, j
Florida and Western Railway arc complete j
wrecks from the injuries sustained from the j
recent storm, and most of them have suspend- \
cd operations. The lowest estimate of dama- ?
ges done is one hundred thousand dollars. i
Mr. B. F. Perry Jr., youngest son of ex-Gov. j
B. F. Perry, and Miss Emma Ethel Young, j
daughter of the late Win. Voung and grand- j
daughter of the Senator T. P. Brockman, of |
Greenville county, were united in marriage at j
Christ (Episcopal) Church, Greenville, on tba j
1st instant. I
The different Captains who have come into ?
Dort since the recent storm, reports that the j
9b& now presents a scene of woe, being strewn !
with portions'of wrecked vessels, and other ?
signs of distress*. !
Last Tuesday Gnitteau told Mr. Bayley, an .
Assistant District Attorney, "that he wanted j
to get married," andaiked him "if he thought j
any of the girls would hi?ve bim?" He de- j
sires a Christian lady of wealth and of a first :
It is estimated that over one hundred ?ives !
were-lost by the recent gale in the vicinity of |
Savannah, Ga. Between twenty and thir'y i
inquests have been held. With the exoeption !
of one all the bodies are those of negroes off:
Wednesday night last a party of disguised !
aegroes who, in order to p** ' ** white, j
pia\ ed 'he rolt of Ku Klus cabiu j
of a colored ?an, in Barnwell County, and
most brutally whipped a colored woman.
Her brother killed one of them with an axe,
the like punishment being attempted upon
Prof. Chitteuden, after a careful examina?
tion, has discovered arsenic iu the remains
of Jennie Cramer, and it is thought that her
death was caused by arsenic, which she was
in the habit of eating to clarify her complex?
"We have been requested to ask ail who
have been getting up lists of petitions for pro?
hibition, to either send them directly to Rev.
S. Lander, WUHamston, S. C., or turn them
over to Wt F. Rhame who will send them on.
Mr. Lander desires to have all these lists be?
fore the meeting of the State Convention in
Columbia on the 27th inst.
M?j. J.B. White, of Marion, S. C., (late
Superintendent of the Citadel) has been ap-'
pointed, ir. place of Rev. Mr. Edmunds who
resigned, to take part in the examination of
applicants for the appointment from the
First Congressional District to the U. S. j
Naval Academy ; examination to occur at!
Florence, S- C., on September 10th.
There will be a target shooting contest be- j
tween the Connor Mounted Rifles and the
Hampton Light Dragoons, at Calvary Grange j
Hall, Clareudon County, on Saturday. Ex
Gov. Jno. L. Manning, Gen. E. W. Moise,
Hon. J. E. Tindal and Arthur Harrin, Esq., j
have been invited to honor the occasion with
Mrs. Tillman, the wife of Hon. Geo. D. j
Tillman, of Edgeficld County, is a woman of j
sterling worth. Owing to her husband's at- j
tuition being so much occupied with his Con- j
! gressional duties, and other business, he is j
I unable to look after his farming interest, and ?
; it is said that every morning Mrs. Tillman j
I mounts her horse and personally superintends
j the entire plantation.
j A colo ed Sunday School gave a pic-nic at |
? Mt. Zion Church, Darlington County, last j
j week, and the exercises of the day closed j
I with a public debate, the subject under dis- j
j cussion being : '-Which ought to receive the j
I most honor for leading the children of Israel j
j to Canaau, Moses or Joshua?" After a j
j sweated harangue, it was decided in favor of j
j Moses. j
I Prof. Sold?n (pronounced Sole-dan) s:iys i
j if you wish to appear affected, you must say t
I "St. Loa-ee;" but ifyoa desire to be sensible j
j and purely American, you will say "St. j
Lou-is." And Prof. Joyues says if the custom j
prevails of saying, "It is me," for "It is I," j
! then "It is me" is correct, no matter what j
our grammars may say to thc contrary. We j
bare heard Joynes say stranger things than i
this, but he is, nevertheless, an able scholar j
j A competitive examination for eight benefi- j
! ciary scholarships from this State in the j
I Nashville Normal Institute, is being held this j
! morning in Columbia, at the office of the State I
Superintendent of Education. To the sue- !
ccssful competitors tuition at thc Institute is j
free, and, in addition thereto, for the purpose
of assis ti i-K in defraying their necessary ex?
penses, each beneficiary receives from the
Peabody fund, the sum of $200 annually.
The Doctors are Moving Him to
The physicians carried into effect their plan
of moving the President from the White
House this morning, and at two minutes past
eight Tom Scott's palace car passed Baltimore
containing the President.
It is to be sincerely hoped that the change
from Washington to Long Branch will have
the desired effect upon our almost lifeless
It is thought that this is thela3t resort, and j
if this fails to benefit the President, the doc- j
tors will be at their row's end. It will be a j
miracle if he recovers, but the Nation will i
pray and hope to the last. The following |
telegram received from Baltimore, is the latest: j
BALTIMORE, MD., Sept. 6, 1881. |
The train with the Presideut passed Union j
Depot at 8.02 A. M.
The President has stood the fatigue of his !
travel, up to this hour, with remarkable for- j
titude. His pulse is even less frequent than it
was before leaving Washington. It is now 106
The arrangement is so complete in every
respect that the inconvenience to the Presi?
dent is reduced almost to a minimum.
The bed upon which he is now lying is so
carefully adjusted that the vibration is hard?
ly noticeable. The train rau from Washing?
ton to Baltimore at an average speed of thirty
miles per hour. It is found that this rate of j
speed causes less annoyance to the President
than if it was reduced one half.
At 7 o'clock the President took three
ounces of beef tea, with relish.
BLISS & 'O?hERS.
The demand for corn and meal in the Wil- j
mington market for some time past has been i
almost unprecedented, and thc mills hate '?
been unable to keep up with their orders, j
Meal sold in Wilmington last week at $1.05 j
to Si.10 per bushel. The Star iu its market j
report of Saturday did not quote the price of j
corn, as the market was bare of it. We are I
authoritatively informed, however, by Messrs. j
3. F. Mitchell ? Son, that they have 8,000 J
bushels of prime white milling corn bought, j
and are daily speeling the arrival of a cargo ,!
of 4,000 bushels. See their advertisement. i
The New Road. !
From all accounts the work on the S. C. ]
Central Railroad bas been pushed forward t
more rapidly than was expected at the outset, j
From eight to nine hundred hands are at
work grading, cutting cross-ties and getting \
oct timber for the Black River trestle. Last .
v.eek the work of taking up the old iron and j
putting down the new steel rails ou the lower j
end heretofore run by Messrs. Laud & Pritch- j
ett, from Lanes to Foreston, was begun, and j
on Saturday night several miles had been
Mr. J. D. Hardin, who commenced work
three weeks ago at Turkey Creek, ou the j
Sumter end of the line, has finished more
than half of his eleven miles contract. i
Mr. Charlie Croghan informs us that the ;
hands are getting used to the Railroad work, ?
und their time is now being utilized to the '
greatest advantage. Mr. Croghan left Sum- j
ter last Thursday night for Marion, in search ;
of more hands. !
- M-? ?? - ?I --
The Trustees of Ftirman University, Green- '?
ville, mel in this city yesterday, and decided !
to re-open the institution on or before the first !
of October. Dr. Charles Manly, of Greenville I
tvas unanimously elected President, and pro- j
vision was made for the employment of a full j
corps of professor?, with a preparatory j
department. The Trustees further decided to ?
abolish the plan offree tuition, which has been (
in operation for the past five years, and here- I ,
after moderate charges will he made for tui- .?
tiouin the collegiate and preparatory depart- ! '
raents. Dr. Manly is energetic, capable -and j J
popular, and bi> acceptance of the position to ? ]
which he has been elected will beget renew- j ?
ed confidence among the people, by whom he . .
is greatly beloved wherever lie is known, j '
The prospects of Furman University will j
brighten under his administration, aud the j j
cause of higher education in the State will be ! ?
largely developed by this increased prosperity j ,
of the University, which is under thc patron- j
age of the largest denomination in South ? ,
Carolina.- CohnrMa Register.
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Ayer!? Ague Cure should be in every | ?
household in regions where Fever and Ague j.1
prevail. Itshouid be taken a3 a preventive ; 1
by every resident and traveller in malarial j <
districts. I !
TO OUR 6,000 READERS.
A great many of you are coming to tov
soon to sell your cotton and other prodiu
Your wives and daughters, by the hundre
havebeen reading the Watchman and Southrc
and have been attracted by the advertisii
cards which are found in our columns. No
there arc some things to be said about o
advertising patrons which they are too tim
to say for themselves, and, in their interei
wc have determined to give a kind of sui
mary of what they have and what they offi
so that when you come to town you ni:
know where to go and how you will
treated. To the best of our knowledge >
can say, we are not advertising forany bog
concerns, nor is lhere a single "dcad-heac
card in our paper, and we can confident
recommend every firm whose name appea
*!n our columns, as just and honorable. V
shall not attempt an alphabetical arrangemec
but take up thc cards in the order in whit
they are given in the paper, and shall seek
avoid any invidious comparison :
J. THEO. SOLOMONS
comes first. Theo, is a shoot of thc pare
stem, but is doing a good business, and seel
to "toat fair." You can get from him almo
anything you want, and he will smile upc
you. Beside his oiher efficient clerks, a cai
in our paper informs us that he has just et
ployed Mr. F. A.Tradewell, who will dor
he can to please you.
KYTTENBERG k SONS
also puts in an appearance, playing two can
in this issue They have a large new stor
the amplest in town, and over a half score >
clerks and salesmen await the orders of ll
visitor. They want to show you theirgood
even if you do not buy. We heartily advi.
you to visit them. Sell them your cotton an
take their goods in return. If they do n<
please you, it will be your -ault. '-And don
you forget it."
COL. T. Y. WALSH
figures extensively iu our columns, thoug
you do not see his name. All the estate n<
tices, applications for final discharges, an
the like, emanate from his office. The Colon
is an able officer, and should be kept in pk?
until ordered out by the great Disposer of a
TnE SUMTER PARK AND AGRICULTl
occupies about a third of a column, and Mi
C. II. Moise, as Secretary, is working hard t
get up increased interest in the approachin
Fair. We advise you to read the card, confi
with him if you need further informatior
He seems to be in "dead earnest."
I). J. WINN k CO.,
are prominent in two places. D. Jas. Win
informs us that having been elected Presiden
and Treasurer of the Bellcmonte Cotton Man
ufacturing Co., he finds that he has enough t
do, and has left the large clothing business ii
the hands of David J. Winn and LeGrand
W. Joye. These gentlemen are daily at thei
posts, nnd with eificient clerks, carry on th
largest clothing business in Sumter.
W. F. ?. HAYNSWORTH,
our genial County Treasurer, advertises Ta:
Receipts for sale, and if you wish to avu'n
trouble and penalty, we advise you to rea<
his card. It will not appear many more tirr^g
THE SUMTER INSTITUTE
also makes its announcement. The exercise
of this school will be resumed on the lCih
and we know you cannot find any bette
school to which you can send your girls. Al
information will be furnished on application
Before your daughter marries, you must cer
tainly give her a chance to acquire an educa
tion, and as marriage, like death, is uncer?
tain, we advise you to send them along righi
DR. A. J. CHINA
is out before the people, and for neatness ol
arrangement and ampleness of stock, we send
you to him. Ask especially for his celebrated
2905 Medicine, lt comes highly recommended
for various diseases. But if you don't want
this, you can get almost anything else, from
a Powhattan pipe to Hpstettor's Bitters.
DR. J. A. MOOD
has a card anaouncing his business. Tho
Dr. is getting into a good practice, and, now
in hi? absence, we take pleasure in commend?
ing him to our community asa genial and
J. M. WILDER,
our Sheriff* from time to time, figures exten?
sively in onr columns, the Watchman and
Southron being the official County organ : but
as the Sheriff"s advertisements ?re commonly
unpleasant to read, we will pass him, hoping
that he may never put your name to one of
G. W. REARDON
offers a commodious store at Wedgefield for
rent, and also says he has building lots for
sale on terms to suit purchasers. These lots
are situated on the continuation of Republi?
can street to Green, and are in a.very desira?
ble section of the town.
HA RB Y BROS.
put in a card advertising Hay anti Horses.
Now you are compelled to have both, and
why not give them a trial ? They are both
genial and pleasant to deal with, and will do
their best to send you away satisfied with
is in our columns just as be is everywhere
else, and bas contracted for a half column
for the year. We do not propose to try to
tell you half he offers for sale. Suffice it to
say, he is now in New York, and daily ships
to Suinter large consignments of goods. His
grocery is now in the rear end of his store,
and the middle section is being fust filled up
with a large stock of clothing and furnishing
goods. Go there and you will be welcomed
and well attended to.
now wears a white bat; hut is not afraid to
say he bought a large stock of goods while
in the North last month. These are shown
np a la mode, in the corner store owned by
Baron Cohen Wilson, which store on the cor?
ner of Main and Liberty streets, is now re?
modeled from cellar to garret, and looks as
fresh as a morning glory. Mr. Darby wili
always be there to initiate you into the vari?
ous degrees of his order.
puts in an appearance, advertising his Insur?
ance business. Now that winter and fire are
coming, don't fail to take out a policy. A
man can laugh at thc flames if his house is
insured. You may have to cry if yours is
not. Go to Mr. White.
MESSRS. P. k A. J. MOSES
are now occupying the stables "of Mr. Elli?,
but will soon move into a large structure just
erected on Liberty street. They offer now
vehicles for hire at moderate rates, and say
thal in due season they will have a full line
of sale stock on hand. We believe what they
J I). CRAIG
wears a perpetual smile, except when he is
fixing up a coffin. We hope he may not have
to put one in order for von or voursin a lou":
time: but if you need such a box, go to
Craig's. A few days ago, he received 300 I
bedsteads which he offers to sell at $2.75 and j
upwards. Along with these he offers every- j
thing in his line from a full stock.
THOMAS C. SC AFFE
has put a stove in our paper to attract your;
sye. He is called the "Sumter Stove Man," j
*ud we guess the one who named him thus,
knew what he was doing. We know certain?
ly that he has a large stock of goods. His j
?toreseems to groan under i's burden. Mr. A. 1
T. Darby has been engaged to clerk foi him, j
md we advise you to give him a trial. His j
line of lamps is extra good, and will soon'
iiavc a first class gun-smith to repair your !
T. 0. WROTEN
lias his name before the people, and he is no i
humbug. His harness is handmade in every '
stitch, and he warratta it for a ycir. His !
business is rapidly increasing, and we are cer- j
taiu he will do the fair thing by you. If he 1
ioesn't, your complaint will be the first wei
THUS. P. MCQUEEN
whose card we publish, is an alfie teacher, and
deserves the support of our community. His
school is now open, and his terms are moder?
W. M. GRAHAM,
has enlarged his stables, and is offering every?
thing in his line-horses, mules, buggies,
carriages, wagons. The Old Hickory is his
favorite. It has wrought axles instead of
cast, and he will give a guarantee if you re?
quire it. His buggies ar? of various makes,
and we know it will pay you to give him a
visit; but we won't argue the case as we fee!
you will go there anyhow.
J. E. SUA RES
show? up his hand also every week. He offers
furniture of all kinds, window-shadei, wall?
paper, picture frames, looki-g-glasses, mat?
tresses, ?nd all goods kept in his line. He
also repairs furniture on short notice. He
say6 his business is increasing, aud we guess
BULTMAN k BRO.,
have received and are yet receiving shoe3 for
the whole County. They can give you a fit
nt your own price, and have the largest stock
they have ever put on their shel ve?. They all
come from Der Vaterland; but are now citi?
zens of our commonwealth. Go in and hear
them tell about their goods.
J. F. \V. DELORME
is not behind thc times in his line. ??c is
prompt, punctual and patient. His stock is
continually receiving additions, and we know
from our own experience that he will deal
satisfactorily with you. We hope you won't
need any medicine ; but if you do, you can
get any thing from Dr. DeLorrae. He also
has a full linc of garden seeds for Fall plant?
C. H. MOISE
still holds forth in the Mayrant building, and
there offers to insure property and lives in
the best Insurance Companies in the world.
Also to adjust books, buy and sell Real Estate,
draw titles, bonds, mortgages and leases, and
to perform the duties of a Notary Public.
Thus have we laid before you twenty-five
of Sumter's business houses. More than six
thousand of you will read this paper. In be?
half of these firms we ask for your trade and
patronage. "Wc do not think they will de?
ceive you in any particular, and we know
they desire you to visit them. If you go to
them through our recommendation, and they
wrong you, we will guarantee an adjustment
of the wrong.
Other cards will appear in our paper soon,
of which a word in season will bc said.
BY VIRTUE OF SUNDRY EXECUTIONS,
to me directed, will be sold at Sumter
Court House, on the MRST MONDAY and
day following in OCTOBER, 1881, within
legal hours of sale, to the highest bidder, for
cash, the following property-purchasers to
pay for titles :
All that lot of land containing one acre,
more or less, in the town of Sumter, in Sum?
ter County, having twe residences thereon,
bounded on the North by Liberty Street:
East by Washington Street ; South by lot of
Mrs. Marx E. Cohen, and West by lot of Mrs.
G. U. Graham, levied upon as the property of
Miss Mary Pi Clark, under an execution, of
Emma S. Nelson. Administratrix of tho Estate
of P. H. Nelson, decease^, against Mary P.
Clark, S. Warren Nelson, James I). Bland'ing,
G. W. Bradford and Richard C. Richardson.
JOSIAH M. WILDER,
Sep 6 1881. Sheriff Sumter County.
FOR LEASE OR SALE,
THE .PLANTATION KNOWN AS AN?
DERSON VILLE, in Charleston County,
eighteen miles above Mount Pleasant, most
desirably and beautifully situated ou See
Wee Bay,'-with a good landing for ves?
sels of 4 to 6 feet draft. The place is quite
healthy, with fish and game in abundance,
and the soil quite productive, being adapted
to both Cottou and provisions. The finest
quality of Long Staple Cotton has been grown
upon it. It contains between eight and nine
hundred acres, a large part of which is well
wooded and timbered. The place is in need
of repairs : but it has on it a dwelling house,
iu good condition, and some out-buildings.
To a good tenant, who will obligate to put
the place in order, a favorable lease will be |
given ; or if preferrcC it will be sold for a j
For further particular? npplv to
N. G.* OSTEEN,
Sumter, S. C.
FOR SALE OR RENT.
MY RESIDENCE AND LOT of land em?
bracing thirty-one acres, io the suburbs
ot the Town of Sumter
For further information applv to or ad
dresss, N. G. OSTEEN,
Sumter, S. C.
KNIGHTS OF HONOR.
AT THE NEXT REGULAR MEETING j
of the K. of H., 19th September, an |
important amendment to the By-Laws will be j
offered for adoption. A full meeting is de?
sired. H. SCHWERIN,
September G-lt Reporter.
Estate of Julius Watts, Deceased.
IWILL APPLY TO THE JUDGE OF
PROBATE for Sumter County on the 5th
day of October next, fora Final Discharge as
Executor of aforesaid Estate.
H. H. CORBETT,
Sept 6 4t Executor.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Hardware and Iron
Manufacturers' Agency for
COOKING AND HEATING STOVES,
Sash, Doors and Blinds,
White Lead, Colors and Oils,
A full Stock always on hand.
A complete assortment of
Mci anflAisricMWiioi Glass
OF ALL SIZES.
Correspondence and orders by mail promptly
NO. 10 SOUTH FRONT ST.,
WILMINGTON, N> C.
Sep 6 3m
D. L. GORE,
No. 2 and 3 South Water Street,
WILMINGTON, N. C.
Seep 6 Sra
PARKER & TAY-OR,
First Class (Mini aaa1 Heatinrr
House Furnishing Gooda of all Kinds. j
DRIVE WELL PUMPS,
AT VERY LOW FIGURES,
Tin-ware at YTnolesalo and Retail,
AT BOTTOM ?RICES.
Call and see us, or send for prices, before !
buving elsewhere, and save money.
10 SOUTH FRONT STREET,
VrILMINGTON, N. C.
Sep 6 '"' Gm_ !
H. BRUNHILD & BRO.,
Distitirra, Reetijicrs and Wholesale Dealers in j
Rye Whiskies, Imported Liquors
N. C. Brandy and Whisky a Specialty. I
No: '1 Granite Rom, So. Front Street, j
WILMINGTON, N. C.
CAPE FEAR TOBACCO WORKS,!
All Grades of Flu?, Twist, and '
Sent. o' Jiu
Is It Possible
That a remedy made of such common, simple
plants as Hops, Buchu, Mandrake, Dandelion.
&c, make so many aud such marvelous and
wonderful cures as Hop Bitters do? It must
be, for when old and young, rich and poor,
Pastor and Doctor, Lawyer and Editor, all
testify to having been cured by them, we
must believe and doubt no longer.-Post.
BAYARD TAYLOR, Poet ct- Traveller,
Said : "I take great' pleasure in recommend?
ing to parents the Academv of Mr. SwithiD
HON. FERNANDO WOOD, M. C.,
Said (1880): ''I cheerfully consent to the
use of roy name as reference. My boys will
return to you (for their fourth year) after
For new Illustrated Circular address
SWITIirN C. SHORTLIDGE, A. M , Harvard
University Graduate, Media, Pa., 12 miles
from Philadelphia. sep-6
NORTHERN ~TEX?S'Tffers greater
attraction/ in way of good, cheap lands,
healthy country, mild climate, abundance of
timber and water, diversity of products, than
any other repion now open to settlement. In
this rapidlv developing section, the TEXAS
& PACIFIC RAILWY has in operation over
800 miles of road, along which are to be had,
at low prices and on easy terms, millions of
acres of good and cheap Railroad and Gov?
ernment lands, but recently opened for settle?
ment. For circulars and maps giving truth?
ful information, address W. H. ABRAMS-,
Land Commissioner, T, & P. Railway, Mar?
shall, Texas. sep-6
?^'TTT A TTS'&B- an(i expenses io agents.
mi i I Outfit free. Address P. 0. VICK?
ERY, Augusta, Mainf. sep-6
ADVERTISERS ! send for our Select List
of Local Newspapers. Geo. P. Rowell & Co.,
lOjSpr'uce St., N. Y. _sep 6
NORWOOD HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE
Norwood, Nelson County, Virginia.
Opens SEPT. 21st. 1881, with full corps
of instructors. Location especially healthy.
Chalybeate water. Complete courses of Study
in all departments. Thorough preparation
for University of Virginia and other higher
instructions. Board and tuition from $200
to S260 per annual session. Apply to Prin?
cipals for catalogue. Aug 23, lm
HAVING ACCEPTED A POSITION IN
the Store of Mr. J. THEO. SOLO?
MONS, as Salesman, I respectfully solicit the
patronage of roy friends of Sumter and Claren?
don and other Counties, whom I will at all
times be pleased to serve, and exhibit to them
a large,and finely assorted stock of desirable
goods in every department
j Aug. 30._F. A. TRADEWELL.
j To My Friends and Patronsi
SUMTER, S. C.j Aug. 27, ISSI.
HAVING TAKEN A SITUATION with
the old and reliable firm of Messrs. J.
i RYTTENBERG & SONS, I take this method
] of informing my friends of the same, and
j thanking them for their patronage in the
? past, will be pleased to see them at my new
] post, guaranteeing to give them entire satis
j faction OS to quality and prices.
[ AU orders sent me will receive my prompt
and faithful attention.
Respectfully, JAS. D. WITHERSPOON.
Aug. 30, 1381._3t.
SUMTER SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1.
SUMTER, S. C., Aug. 27, 1881.
THE ELECTION FOR TEACHERS of all
the Schools in this District except the
"vv bite Graded School, will take place on
Thursday, September Sth.
Bv order of the Board of Trustees.
W. Ii. DELGAR,
Aug 30-tf Cleik and Chairman.
THE EXERCISES OF THE
Sumter Institute will be
Presumed on THURSDAY, 16lh
"of SEPTEMBER, next.
For terras apply for circulars.
MISS SALLIE FLEMING will open the
School heretofore taught by Miss Gir
ardeau, fur girls and boys, cn the 'ld Mofiday
in S^tcmbcr. in the basement of Mr. Murray's
residence, north side of the Academy Square.
All the branches of an English education will
be taught on the most reasonable terms .Spe?
cial rates aud private instruction for pupils in
Music, French. German and Latin, at hours
to suit patrons. Ang. 30 2t.
Est, of Jesse Lucken Dec-d.
ALL PERSONS having claims against
said Estate will preseut the same duly
attested, and all persons in any way indebted
to said Estate will make immediate payment !
to L. B. SCARBOROUGH,
Aug 30-3t. Qualified Executor.
Estate of Ezra J, Pugh, I
DECEASED. 1 !
IWILL APPLY TO THE JUDGE OF j
Probate fur Sumter County on tho 3.0th j
day of September ISSI, for a tiual d?charge as j
Executrix of aforesaid l?state. j
MARGARET M. PUGH,
Aug. SO 4t_Executrix. j
Estate of John W. Atkinson \
IWILL apply to the Judge of Probat? for :
Sumter Cuunty, on Septcmbct 17ih ISSI, for ?
a Final Diseh:?r^c ns Admini.-trator of aforesaid i
Eitat?. ISAAC N. LENOIR;
August l?-4ts' Administrator.
Trust Estate of Guy L. Warren. j
DEC EAS iii>.
IWILD APPLY TO JUDO 15 OF PROBATE j
for ?ututer County, on the 16 h day of Sep- ?
teuibcr, 1 SSI, for a Final Disclnuge as Adininis- i
trator of the aforesaid Estate.
JAS. B. WAHREN.
August I? ?lt* Administrator.
AVALUABLE PLANTATION, contain-j
iug nine hundred acres. Apply to
D. P. LIDE,
Aug. 23-lm* Sumter, S. C.
NEW AND COMMODIOUS STORE,
well located at Wedgefield. Apply to
GEO. W. REARDON,
August 9 tf. Sumter, S. C.
OA BUILDING LOTS IN TOWN OF SUM- \
O ./ teri within two squares East of the j
Court House, in size and terms lo suit i>ur- j
Thecelebrated Improved MILLERCOTTON |
GIN, Fort A'alicv, Ga. Applv to
_jVugnst O; if. " GEO. W. REARDON, \
(^IN-MAKERS AND RE! AIRERS CAN
"X find at thc office of the Watchman and i
Southron a supply of OLD TYPE METAL !
which is equal, if not superior to babbit met
al for their uses. It can be had at reasonable j
SUMTER, S. C., August 18, ISSI.
NOTICE is hercbv given that D. JAMES j
WINN has In mutual cousent, this day j
withdrawn from the firm of D. J. i\ INN k i
CU., and that the firm will after this dav !
consist of DAVID J. WINN aud LEGRANDE !
W. JuYE, who will, continue the business j
under the name and style of D. J. WINN
All persons indebted to the late firm are
requested to make prompt and early payment j
to the preseut firm.
D. J. WINN,
Li W. JOYE.
August 23-tf D.JAMES WINN.
SUMTER, S. C., August 18, 1881. !
HAVING been elected President and j
Treasurer of the Bcllcmontc (.'otion ?
.Manufacturing Company, arid thc duties of |
the said offices requiring my entire attention, ;
it is with regret that I find it necessary to i
withdraw from the firm of D. J WINN & CO., !
with whom I have been pleasantly conuecud ?
for ove;- seven years. Thanking roy many ?
fiiena.- and patrons for their substantial pat- j
ro'iage and friendship, and hoping to receive j
tii.ii aid and encouragement in my present I
iii !<i tit l.iiiur, 1 would ask for a continuance \
of the .-.amt for the preseut firm. ?
Yours t r ti IV ;
Aug 1? '
1881 FALL AND WINTER jgg|
J J. RYTTENBERG & SONS : :
FALL _ _ _ FALL
FALL -0 FALL
SEASON We are now opening a Stock of Goods for the SEASON
SEASON 1 ? SEASON
SEASON TP AT/T J SEASON" SEASON
SEASON ^ -?^J-JJ-J OXU?OWO.^ SEASON
SEASON that will far surpass in quality and variety anything SEASON
LEADERS tr JJ" * xi* , ' J i ii f ii . . . LEADERS
IEADERS erer offere<* 10 tIns markefc? and sha" maintain BEADERS
LEADERS our reputation as being the LEADERS
?iil LEADERS OF POPULAR PRICES. P^PAK
poffiS ,oo: ST; rr*? T nstaple rd TXS
POPULAR cuolcest Soods t0 bc lound in the i>orthern markets, pQpTJLAR
POPULAR *s now ?rriviog daily, and all our departments are POPULAR
PRICES being filled with PRICES !
! PRICES PRICES !
PRICES NOVELTIES THAT CANNOT FAIL TO PLEASE PRICES j
PRICES the most fastidioos< PRICES |
PRICES PRICES j
NOVELTIES SometMng Ncw-Tae CelebratedCordoroy Corset. NOVELTIES j
>:ONELTlES ererv pair WHrwnled SS I
NOVELTIES " NOVELTIES
NOVELTIES 0?R GR?CERY DEPARTMENT NOVELTIES j
i NOVELTIES will also be found complete with both Staple and Fancy NO VELTIES j
i CARPETS Goods o? erm- variety. CARPETS I
j CARPETS FOUR CAR-LOADS RAGGING- AND TIES, CARPETS
I CARPETS TWO CAR LOADS GENUINE RED RUST-PROOF OATS, CARPETS j
! CARPETS *hich will be sold at prices that defy correction. ?
?CARPETS CARPETS |
! OIL CLOTHS. Give us a call and be convinced. OIL CLOTHS. |
?OILCLOTHS. /VT , -7 a " 7 7, OILCLOTHS. !
iOII CLOTHS Orders by mau promptly attended to OILCLOTH !
? OIL CLOTHS! J. RYTTENBERG & SONS, OIL CLOTHS; !
! OIL CLOTHS. N, W. Corner Main and Liberty Streets. OIL CLOTHS. !
? PARK AND AGRICULTURAL FAIR
The Second Annual Fair
OF THIS ASSOCIATION
WILL BE HELD ON THE
25th, 26th, 27th and 28th days
j of October, 1881.
The Secretary's Office will be opened at the
j Fairgrounds on Monday, 24tb October, at 9
? A. M., for the purpose of receiving entries,
\ and close al 12 M., on Tuesday.
I Articles for exhibition will pay freight to
j Sumter, which will be refunded upon produc
! lion of Secretary's certificate that the article
j was exhibited at the Fair,
j Extra trains will "convey passengers from
! the Depot to the Fair Grounds every hour,
j Freight Trains will run up to the Exbibi
j lion Building.
I Every effort will be made to render the Ex?
hibition interesting and attractive. Among
other features the following will bc intro?
CARBINE SHOOTING FROM THE SAD?
! TRIALS OF HORSEMANSHIP,
GLASS BALL SHOOTING,
! RIFLE AND PISTOL SHOOTING,
A GRAND TOURNAMENT.
Arrangements are being made for
BALLOON ASCENSIONS on thc grounds,
DRAMATIC ENTERTAINMENTS at Mu?
sic Hall during Fair Week.
Articles for exhibition of all kinds are so?
licited from this and neighboring Counties.
The Premium List is extensive and liberal.
Special premiums will be awarded for raer
I itorious articles not on the Premium List.
Merchants in Sumter, and elsewhere, are
requested to forward contributions for prizes,
and also to make applications for space for
Persons desirous of competing at Tourna?
ment must notify the Secretary by 1st
there will be a general SALE of PRIVI?
LEGES, at the Court House in Sumter on
MONDAY, 3d OCTOBER, at 1 o'clock P. M.
Will bo delivered during Fair Week, on thc
THE LIEN LAW-Its benefits and evils.
THE CORN CROP-How its deficit is to be
THE TEMPERANCE QUESTION-Is
Prohibition the remed v ?
COMMERCIAL FERTILIZERS-Their ul- I
ti ma te effect.
CO-OPERATION STORES-Their proper
ENSILAGE-Its value, and mode of
making. The Crop, the cutting, tbs silo,
E. W. MOISE, President.
C. H. MOISE, Sec., and Treas.
OFFICE COUNTY TREASURER, ;
SUMTER COUNTY, AUG esr 15. ISSI.
VfOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
-Ll the office of thc Treasurer of Sumter
County will be open at Sumter Cuurt House
from theFTFTEENTII DAY OF SEPTEMBER,
ISSI, to the THIRTY FIRST DAY OF OCTO?
BER) ISSI, for the collection of State, County,
School, Poll, and Special Taxes for the Fiscal
Year commencing November I, 1SS0. together
wirh the penalty of five per centum on any un?
paid in.-tallmeiits of one half which were paya?
ble in May last.
Thc rate of le%-y on all property assessed for
taxation ia as follows :
For State Purposes-Five mills on each dollar
of thc valuation of the property represented
on the Tax Duplicate for the said Fiscal
For Ordinary County Purposes for said Fiscal
Year-Three (3) mills on each dollar of said
Fer Special County Purposes-to wit:
For Indebtedness of said County prior to thc
first day of November, I$79-Two (2) mills
on each dollar of said valuation ; and three
fourths (;}) of one mill for Deficiencies of
Past FLcal Year , and twu and one fourth
(2J) mills for Erecting and Maintaining
Fences upon the limits of said County.
For School Purposes-Two (2) mills on each.
dollar of said valuation; also Poll Tax of
one dollar on each taxable poll, to wit: of
each malo citizen between thc ages of 21 and
60 vea rs, except such as are exempt by law.
The said Taxes are to be paid in thc following j
funds, and no other, viz: Gold and Silver Coin, i
United States Currency, National Bank Note*,
and Coupons on the Valid Consolidated Bonds j
of this State, known as "Brown Bonds"-and j
Jury Certificates, and the per diem cf State (
witnesses in tho Circuit Courts, for County !
taxes, not including School taxed.
The Treasurer will, in person or by deputy,
attend at the following places for the collection
of said taxes :
September J">, ISSI, at Old Manchester.
IC, " " Tindalls Stare. ?
20, " " Wedgefield. J
22, " V Capt. P. P. Gaillard's I
September 27, ISSI, nt Player's Cross Roads. ]
2S, " " Lynchburg in Lynch- ^
September 2'.), ISSI, at Maycsville. ? .
" 30, " Lcwia' Chapel.
October 4, ISSI, at Stateburg.
" 5, " " Marion Sanders' former j
October G ISSI, at Smithville.
October ll, ISSI, at A. S. Brown's Store. I S
October 12, ISSI, at II. D. Corbett's Store. !
October 13. 1861, at Bishop vil'.?.
October 14. ISSI, at Manville.
The Treasurers Office will bo opened during
the whole period, for the collection of taxes, at
the Court Houso.
W. F. B. HAYNSWORTH,
~ Treasurer Sumter County
A. J. CHINA,
C Hemicals. !
FIXE TOILET SOAPS, UAIK AND TOOTH j
BRUSH KS. PK RFU ME RY AND FANCY
TOILET ARTICLES, ?c.. Ac
Paints, Oils, Varnishes, ?
GLASS, PUTTY, &c. j
?gf Physicians' prescriptions accurately j
compounded. March IS-ly
EDWIN BATES & GO.,
DRY GOODS I
122, 124, 126 MEETING STREET, j
CHARLESTON, S. Cl
BOYD BROTHERS |
Wholesale Grocers, '
LIQUOR DEALERS AND
No. 107 EAST RAY,
CHARLESTON, S. C
J. A.. MOOD, j
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, j
OFFICE SOUTH SIDE DUGAN ST., j
SUMTER, S. C.
Aug 2 tf
McC. WILLIS " j
Frank & Adler,, j
- Wholesale Scalers Ia
Boots, Shoes and Rubbers, j
Manufactured Expressly for
THE SOU T HER N TRADE. ,1
FINE GOODS A SPECIALTY.
314 & 316 W. BALTIMORE ST.,
Au?r. 0. ar i. j
NOTICE OF REDEMPTION, j
to M'Y. Julia F. Braydon :
-\TOTICE I'S GIVEN TO MRS. JULIA F. j
J_\ RROGDON. or her assigns, that John j
I. Ingram has, to wit, ou July 25, 18S1, de> j
posited in the Treasury of Sumter Count}* j
[with W. F. B. Haynsworth, Treasurer of i
raid County,) twenty 72-100 dollars, to re
ieem 206 acres of land and 8 buildings, in
Concord Township, in said County, assessed
is property of Est. \V. T. Brogdon, and sold j
jo June 27, 1881, at Delinquent Land Sale i
Dy said Treasurer for non-payment of taxes,
fee, f"T 1879. and purchased by Mrs. Julia F. j
3rogdon. Aug. 2U, ISSI.
Aug 23-tf Auditor Sumter County.
AGENTS WANTED FOR
BY J. W. BUELL. !
The New, Authentic and Thrilling History
)f the Lives and Wonderful Adventures of |
)f America's great Outlaws,
CHE YOUNGER BROTHERS,
FRANK AND JESSE JAMES,
Ind their bands of highwaymen, down lo the
)rescnt moment. More than 40 illustrations, i
atc portraits of the principal characters, in-j
:luding Frank James, never before published,
ind 12 Fine Colored Plates. I terviews and j
etters from Cole Younger-Startling Revela- j
ions. All about the Black Flag, the Black j
)ath, the Secret Cave, and hundreds of other j
vondeiful things. Most exciting book ever j
mblished. Full history of the late rob- !
leryand double murder at Winston, Mo., with |
llustrations. 65,000 copies sold in six months, j ;
fothing Hkc; it!-beats everything! 416 I
?ages, price Si-r?C). Agents canvassing outfit, i
i0 ceuU. Write i ni medial el v for full particu- |
ars to HISTORICAL PUBLISHING CO., j
102 N. 4th St.. St. Louis. Mo. aug-30 .
PRIME TIMOTHY HAY,
at Sl.oO per 100 lbs.
?ut up in small bales, conveni?
ent to consumers.
FOR SALE BY
fit Alt BY BROS.
TO AEEIVE, j
it same place, the latter part
of this month,
O.YJK CAI! JLOAI>
To Suit thc Market.
Au-v kK lfc
LADIES' DRESS GOODS,
Gents' and Boys7 Summer Clo?
IN GREAT VARIETY.
1000 Parasols and Umbrellas
AT A?CIION PRICES.
Full Stock of Dry Goods
AT BOTTOM PRICES.
Complete Stock of
And everything usually found in a
Geieral Assorted Stock.
Of the Finest Quality, with
A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF
The above are offered at reduced .
prices, preparatory to the purchase
of my Fall and Winter stock.
CALL AND SECURE BARGAINS.
A. A. Solomons.
AT THE CORNER.
Every roan should know how he rs made
and what he is made for, both to enjoy this
life and the next.
"What's a home, or land, or wine, or meat,
If one can't rest for pain, nor sleep, nor eat,
Nor go about in comfort? Here's the ques?
tion : What's all the world without a good
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The reputation of Dr. HEINITSH'S MEDI?
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Blood, Rose Cordial for Bowel Complaint,.
Quaker Liniment for Pains and A chas, Kin?
Chill Cure for Chills and Fever. Arc for sale
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Heiuitsh's Family Drag Store
COLUMBIA, S. C.
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FOR THE CURE OF COUGHS, COLDS. IX
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being the very best medicine for softening the
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ach, Griping Pains, Sour Stoaaacb, Looseness,
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Vomiting, Fretfulness, Restlessness, and all
complaints incident to Children..
(The French Remedy.).
Fdr the permanent cure of Gonorrhcva, Gleet,
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awaken thc attention of our physician. Its
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"I have used two bottles of 'Queen's De?
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