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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6.
J. A. MOOD. M. D. ) nQ
D. B. ANDERSON, JtiWi0RS
It turns out that Mrs. Lincoln is provided
for amply. Her income is $8,000.
Much damage has been done thc sugar cane
ia Louisiana by the recent cold snap.
Some wonderful developments of fr^ud are
promised at Washington.
It is said that the late faH has added ?ae
sisib to the product of the cotton crop in this
All the S. C. Judges are re elected except
Judge Mackey. Hon. ?. D. Witherspoon, of
York Countv, takes his place.
Hon. Saraue> j?cGowan, of Abbeville, has
been re-elected one or the justices of the S. C.
The Northern winter hegira is opening early
this season, and many Florida tourists are
already on their way to the land of flowers.
The ra-jrehants of Cheraw will ;tose their
stores o Christmas to let their Clerks go to
When a man in Washington wants to call
another a liar, he politely says, "You are an
The State Board of Health says that the three
great scourges that have afflicted this country
with countless woes are bad air. bad xchiskey
and bad biscuits.
The Abbeville Press and Banner wants the
office of State Superintendant of Immigration
abolished, considering it a worse than useless
It is reported that the demand for Con?
federate bonds bas led to issuing counterfeits,
a large number of which have been printed
by a Northern establishment.
Guiteau says if he is crazy he wants his
prosecuting counsel to find it out, that he
was not put there to state the fact. He may
be crazy, hut there is some C?raethod in his
The Eon. W. Porcher Miles, President of
the South Carolina College of Agriculture
and Mechanics, is making arrange.nents to ?
add the study of military tactics to the Col- i
The landlords in Ireland are now crying j
out for relief, and are demanding government
compensation for their losses by the reduction :
of rent. !
Since the passage of the prohibitory law in j
Kansas there has been an epidemic of boils
there. Doctors treat them with bottled beer j
and "spiritus frumenti" in heroic doses <
If you lived in Cincinnati you could get J
fine dressed turkeys for from 7 to 9 cents a :
Failures in many parts of the South are j
the order of the day. There were three in one ;
day in New Orleans. |
A fatal case of genuine leprosy occurred
in New York. The victim was Charles j
Henkle, a German, resident in this country for j
' thirty-one years. j
S. H. Rodgers, formerly the editor of the |
Beaufort (S. C.) Crescent, has purchased the j
press and material formerly used in the pub- j
lication of the Sunday Mirror, and will take
the same to Beaufort to establish the Palmet
Judge Kelley, ic his recent address before j
the National Tariff Convention, wound up j
with aa appeal to the law making po^er to j
relieve the South of all taxes that were ira- j
posed during war and are unnecessary in j
time of peace.
The Langley Manufacturing Company run j
the public scboois four months in the year at J
their own expenses and give two hundred dol?
lars annually to the ministers who officiate at !
the beautiful Union Church, which has been !
Pinchback's idea, according to the New j
York Sun, is for his colored brethren in jj
politics to aspire to the highest places, but
take what they can get. This is Pinch's per?
sonal programme, and the white brethren arej
not much in the rear.
The Saluda Argus-Thousands of bushels j
of cotton seed are being shipped to the oil 1
factories from this depot. We presume that j
the same is being done elsewhere. One of j
two results will follow-a diminished area in ?
cot?on next year,-** fifty cents per bushel for j
seed. The latter most likely.
A farmer near Peru, Miami county Indiana, !
increased the weight of fifty- head of hogs ?
4,000 pounds in thirty days by actual weight, j
realizing Si per bushel on 25$ bushels of corn )
which they consumed in that time. The gain I
?was eighty pounds per day, while the con- j
sumption of corn was 8.0 bushels per day, j
which would be nioe pounds of pork for every !
bushel of corn consumed.
Did guano pay this year? Two farmers ?
rented a plantation together in this County; j
th.ey then divided it, each one taking half. A ;
put a large quantity of guano on his ; D used j
none. A has no family : B has a large fam-1
ily. A didn't pay out; B paid out and has j
a bale and a Jjalf of cotton left, aud corn
enough for another year. They both worked j
well. But this is only one instance.
Ketcberry Herald. j
An advertisement was printed in the Lon- !
don Times on October S, asking holders of :
Confederate States of America bonds to send \
those "securities" to the advertiser, to be !
registered, with the view of securing "an ;
equitable adjustment" of the debt represented j
by them. This likely accounts for what has
become famiiiar as the "Confederate Bond .
Craze." We are much in doubt if Confeder- j
ate rooney is all that has been sold in the j
Judge Mackey claims that his speech at :
Georgetown was not correctly reported by j
the Times. He says that he did not charge j
the whites with injustice in refusing the \
negroes a larger representation in the Legisla- j
ture; butthat he did advise the whites and'
blacks to come to some sort of compromise
and understanding which would put a stop to !
the race prejudices that now exist and that
cause so much trouble at every election.
In Cincinnati on Thanksgiving Day a poor
woman who supports herself and an invalid !
daughter by washing, sent annonymou.-ly .
twenty-five cents to another poor woman who
is herself blind and is supported by a daagh- :
ter who sews. Thesecond woman received j
ibe gift and determined to devote it to the \
benefit of the sender who she considered
worse off than herself. She therefore pur- ?
chased a present with the money and sent it. '?
An accident disclosed the facts.
Tbe Kershaw Gazette says: The col o rfd
Cadet Whitaker is still rusticating at Flush?
ing, L. I., awaiting the promulgation of the
verdict in hi> conrtmartial case. He is confi?
dent of an acquittal und restoration lo West
Point. He says he was educated for a mili-'
tary life, and intends to join either the United
States army or some other, indicating the
??ritish anny a? bia ?econd choice.
The success of the Atlanta exposition has
exceeded the most sanguine expectations ot
those who have labored with such zea: r.nd
%oergy to bring about that result. Thou?
sands upon thousands of visitors are daily
pouring into the city, and it is *ii|>ecied that
the attendance daring the remaining day-? of
th" ^xliir-ition will ho cv?4a erecter tur.ti it
j pression lins prevailed that the managers j
j proposed to ex'end the exposition beyond i
j December 3?, but tba Atlanta Constitution is ?
j authority for the positive statement that such
? "s ?ot the case. The doors will be closed
j beyond a doubt on the last day of the year,
j a fact that persons contemplating a visit to
j Atlanta would do well to bear in mind,
i The quiet little town of Battleboro, N. C. j
! was thrown into quite a degree of excitement j
j hist Saturday morning. The mangled re
I mains of a white woman, of disreputable j
j character, were fourni on the railroad just j
i above the depot, where she had been found !
; by the freight conductor, about 3 o'clock, j
i crushed and mangled in the most awful man" !
! ner, supposed to have been killed by Xo. 43 !
! train, which passes here a little after mm- j
I night. She had been with colored people J
! about iowa for the past six or seven months, j
j and had been ordered by the worthy mayor j
j to leave the corporation. An inquest was j
i held over the body on Saturday night. After I
! getting all the inibrtnaitou that could 1-c had |
j the jury rendered the following verdict:]
i "Mary Eliza Hawkins came to her death bv :
j blows from the hands of one James Smith,
j colored, that she was killed or disabled by
j him and then put on tbe railroad track."
THE GRADED SCHOOL.
j One of tbe surest sigus of tue progress .
! which is being made by our town, is the re- j
I cent establishment of a Graded School. Every ;
j community is deeply interested in the educa- j
; lion-moral, mental and physical-of every j
. individual withiu its limits, for although ig- I
j norance and vice are cot invariably conjoined j
I any more than are education and virtue, yet j
j the experience of society and the testimony of j
'?? extended observers confirm the fact that j
. through education, in addition to thc bene- j
fits, which it confers upon the individual who !
obtains it, preserves the peace and order ; im i
. proves the political condition and promotes j
, the physical comfort, and the material prosper- j
; i ty of society. Those communities therefore j
' which have the best facilities for the education i
of the young are, other things being equal, j
: the most orderly, prosperous and in the main j
, the most virtuous people.
The enterprising founders of St. Joseph's j
j Academy and the Sumter Institute- have af- j
forded the most ample opportunity for female j
education, and the tone and culture of their!
numerous alumni are sufficient evidence of i
their incalculable value to the public. The !
Graded School, however, by affording to all j
classes and especially young men. a thorough
academic education supplies a want which ?
has long been felt. The chief characteristic !
of this system and the cause of its growing j
popularity which is evinced by the establish- j
ment of Graded Schools in so many of our I
cities and towns in the past few years is its i
It is an ascertained fact that the parents of !
nearly one half of those of an age to be edu- i
cated even in prosperous communities, are I
for the most part disabled by poverty from j
effecting it at their expense. Private schools-:
therefore, however uumerous, are of little ad- j
vantage to a large part of our population J
while the length of the sessions of public ;
schools greatly shortened by reason of insuffi- j
cient appropriations in this Stale reduces their j
value as a means of popular education. Bulb j
of these disadvantages are overcome by the j
Graded School system. The length of the se> ;
sions are usually ten months while the legisla- ?
tive appropriation places the rates of tuition j
bej'ond the reach of very few. The same end ?
is further advanced by an admirable system :
of classification which is perfected in these ;,
schools whereby the smallest number of teach- j
ers are required to do the most effective i
THE CITADEL ACADEMY.
"The board of visitors of the State Military \
Academy met at the Governor's office to-night, j
the following officers being present: C o v er-j
norHagood. Gen, C. I. Walker, of Charles-1
ton, Senator Gaillard, of Fairfield, and Col. j
Edward Croft, of Greenville. At the meeting j
proposal to re-establish the Citadel Academy j
was discussed, and the provisions of a bill j
drawn up looking to that end. It is thought !
that it will require about $12,000 to repair I
and refit the building, and an appropriation j
of ahout $18.000 for the first year to support j
the institution. There seems to be sonic i
opposition, to the movement here, but the !
friendsof the institution will rressit close!v and i
vig>rous!y, and seem to be confident of secur- ,
ing the necessary votes to pass the measure, j
We take the above from the Columbia j
correspondence of the News and Courier of ;
Friday. Only the small sum of $12,000 is l
required to "repair and refit" the building, |
and jnst SIS.000 to support ihe institution for j
the first year-making a "grand" total of j
$30,000. We believe in progress.and would I
be glad to see the Citadel Academy open .md in j
the front raak of educational institutions; j
bet there is no necessity for re-opening it. j
There are three or four excellent military in- j
stitutes in the State, self-sustaining and pre- j
sided over by men of the best ability, who can j
teach the rising generation the glorious art ;
of warand scientific niles for butchering their ?
-. ' i
fellow-men. It is proper to s^y here that !
the four y tars' tuition in the late war'' which |
a majority of Souther i men received, is j
enough to make them dubious of any high
priced scheme for educating warriors- ?
fer what? in the event of war, even with thc
present facilities for military educations, there
will be battalions of '"'officers," outnumber- i
ing the "privates" by thousands-as it were I
figuratively speaking, ''spreading 'neath !
Gibraltar to the Lybian sands."
Besides, let the injustice of thc measure be j
considered. Why deplete :!:e Slate treas- j
ury for tho gratification of a few, when the j
sum of $30,000, distributed among thc coun- j
tie?, supplemented by the thousands of dollars j
squandered upon useless State and county ?
official?, would turn an overflow ing stream of i
knowledge into the humble homes off old iers j
all over the State? The men who fought for !
the honor of Carolina have children to 1 e i
educated, but many of them arc unable to !
send them to school and pay reasonable rates i
of tuition. They can not bear any more laxa- j
tion- the limit ha? been reached. Vet thc j
cry for appropriations tor other purposes j
drowns the appeals of thc* poor for common j.
school education, and the public schools are !
run for three and two-thirds month? in thc)
year. Let the Legislature give attention Hr*t '
to the foundation stone of the system, and by j
a wise act operate the public schools nine ?
months in the year. It can be ?lone. Lop j
off a few county and State offices, and if an |
appropriation is made the tax-payer w-ill nut ;
wince under the frown of inexorable tax- :
gatherers, for the children of the State will 1
he beneficed. We contend that the Legisla- i
ture should give th?'matter of public education 1
serious attention at an r-iirly d?y in the .
present session. The members know the con- j
dition of our State, agriculturally, arni if :
appropriations are to be made. M thc money I
be expended among the people of the State, j
who are paying for the luxury of government :
au?l expect :t little interest on the money con- ; -
" THE LE GIS??T?RE.
COLUMBIA, November 23.-Among the ne
bills introduced in the Senate were the ft
A bill for thc protection of the poles ai
wires of telegraph and telephone companies
Mr. Smyth, for the judiciary committc
submitted a favorable report on a bill to ab(
ish the use cf seals in certain instrument:
also unfavorable report on thc presentment
the grand jury ofColleton County.
Mr. Gaillard, from the judiciary committc
submitted a favorable report on the bill
prevent any person selling or disposing
personal property on which there is a mot
gage, without the written consent of tl
The report of the joint committee relatif
to common carriers, recommending bill to pr
vide a general railroad law for the consolid
lion, management and regulation of railroat
in this State, and for the appointment of
board of railroad commissioners, and to pr
scribe their powers and duties, was taken u;
There was considerable debate upon seven
features of the bill.
Thc petition of the State Agriculturj
Society, and the State Grange was presente
by Mr. E. M. Reeker, asking for a repeal i
the lien law: The memorial covers the res?
lutions adopted at the Summer meeting of tl
thc Society, discussing in extenso the evi
of the law from the standpoint of tl:
opposition. The reading occupied consicte:
able precious time of thc House aud did nc
excite any marked attention of the member
On motion of Mr. Simonton the roadie
was discontinued and it was ordered to b
A bill to authorize the County Commisior
ers of Clarendon Cu univ to fund past indebl
eduess of ?aid County and provide for pay
ment of the same.
Dill to amend an Act entitled "An Act t
further regulate thc sale of intoxicating liquor
in thisState," approved December 24th, 1380
This amendment was one proposed by Mr
Gray of Greenville, adding as Section 7 to th
present Act: "The provisions of this Ac
shall not apply to-the sale of wine and brand;
made from grapes grown within this State
nor to alcoholic liquors sold ?n origina
packages, containing not less than ten gallons
and stamped with a United States revenu?
Mr. Simpson moved to strike out all af te:
the word "State." He did not believe it wa;
the purpose of the law to encourage the manu?
facture of alcoholic liquors in thc State or t<
gather a revenue from its traffic, but to dis
courage the general indulgence in liquor anc
foster good morals among its citizens: Th(
law passed at the last session was a gooc
law. und had given general satisfaction, and
he was utterly opposed to measures affecting
thc salutary operation of that law by giving
a license to the evils which would result. Gen?
tlemen well know what would be thc resuli
of the measure proposed : grog shops at every
cross-roads and a return to the riots, disorder
and bloodshed from which we have been sc
happily free for the past year.
The yeas and nays were demanded, and
the result showed a decided disposition on thc
part of the IIuusc to sit down on any attempt
to open the liquor traffic under the guise uf an
innocent movement to except domestic wines
from the operations of thc present Act. The
vote on Mr. Simpson's amendment was yeas
62, nays 39.
Mr. Gray then moved to strike out the
enacting clause of the bil!, which was not
adopted, and the bill, as amended, was
ordered to its third reading.
COLUMBIA, November 29.-The Senate met
at 10 o'clock.
The following favorable reports were re?
ceived: From committee on finance, a bill
to provide for the disposition of any and all
bonds now in the hands of the sinking fund
commission or that may accrue; a bil! to
regulate the manner of paying the semi-annual
interest upon the registered consolidated six
per cent, stock of the State; from committee
on county officers and offices favorable report,
with amendment from committee on judiciary,
on a bill for the better protection of telegraph
and telephone wires and poles: unfavorable
report of committee on Penitentiary on a bill
to repeal a bill to amend an Act to utilize th?
convict labor of the Stale and to prohibit the
hiring out of convicts for agricultural pur?
The following were introduced.
By Mr. T. J. Moore, a bill to repeal all Acts
and parts of Acts of force in this State in re?
lation to liens for agricultural advances except
landlords' and laborers' Hens.
The reading of the report of the joint com?
mittee relating to common carriers and
recommending bill to provide a general rail?
road law for the consolidation, management
and regulation of railroads in this State,
The further consideration of the bill was
made the special order for half-past 1 o'clock
The hour for the election of Judges &c,
having arrived the Senate proceeded to the
House of Represen tali ves, in a body 'o partici?
pate in ?be elections, which resulted as
First Circuit-Hon. B.C. Prcssley.
Second Circuit-Hon. A. P. Aldrich.
Fourth Circuit-lion. J. H. Hudson.
Sixth Circuit-Uou. 1. D. Witherspoon.
Seventh Circuit-lion. W.H. Wallace.
Eighth Circuit-Hon. J. S. Co lb ran.
lion. Samuel McGowan was re-elected As?
Hon. A. F. Butler was re-elected Commis?
sioner orAgriculture: and Hon. W. D. John?
son and Hon. A. S. J. Perry were elected
members of thc Board of Agriculture.
Hon. D. F. Bradley and Hon C. S. McCall
were elected members of the Board of Direc?
tors of the Penitentiary.
Hon. James F. Izlarand Col. F. W. M (.-Mas?
ter were elected members of the Board of
Trustees of the University of South Carolina.
Mr. Charles Kerrison, Jr., was re-elected
Register of Mesne Conveyance for Charleston
The only coras?, for Circuit Judges was tu
the Second and Sixth Circuits. Hon. J. W.
Moore was run in opposition to Judge Aldrich
as Judge of ?li?Sccond Circuit, and thc- friends
of Mr. J. J. Ilemph?l pm him in nomination
against Hon. I. D. Witherspoon for Judge of
thc Sixth Circuit. In thc other cases the vote
was almost unanimous:
Itt the House to-day tba business was limit?
ed to the introduction of a number of new
bills, the joint assembly for thc election .>f
judges and other officers claiming lite attention
of bo'h Houses most cf the day.
The morning hour having expired the spe?
cial order c.-onc np ;! is being the report of
thc election commission, which elicited con;
sidcratdedebase, bu* thc arrival of the Senate
interrupted the discussion.
COLUMBIA, November HO.-In the Senate,
Mr. Henderson introduced a bill to ascertain
th?.4 average attendance in the free schools of
thc State and lo apportion thc school fund ac?
cording to the attendance; also, a bill to
authorize thc faculties of the State Normal
Institutes to grant certificates and diplomas of
qualification to leach in thc free public schools
of this State on certain conditions.
Thc following passed to a third reading :
A bill (with amendments) to punish any per?
son or persons who shall sell or disposc of any
personal property on which a mortgage of
any kind may exist without written conant .
'ai thc mor:gr?ger-.
Tbe majority report of the commission on
election laws and registration, with accom
I parrying bills, was made the special order for
i Friday at 12 o'clock.
I On its second reading was amended the
railroad bill fixing the commissioner's salary
J at twenty-one hundred instead of three thou?
sand dollars. Senator Perry moved to have
one Commissioner instead of three. Lost by
! a vote of sixteen to fifteen.
The Senate also adopted the minorty, report
of the constitutional commission, recommen?
ding the calling of aconstitulional convention,
by a vote of sixteen to fourteen.
There was a lengthy and animated discus?
sion in the House on the bill providing a
State stock law. ? motion to strike out the
enacting clause was tabled by a vote of 70 to
45. Friends of the bill regard this as a test
vote, but its opponents promise a bitter fight
to the end. The contest is to continue to?
Last night's conference developed fierce
opposition to the registration clause of the
election bill. Another conference has been
COLUMBIA, December 2.-The discussion of J
the election law in the House to-day created j
considerable surprise and some indignation.
It has transpired that in the conference last
night the opponents of the registration plan
were overwhelmingly defeated and. although
iL was uot considered that the action of the !
caucus was to bc binding, yet tbe intention '
of it, viz, to have a discussion in order to i
avoid dissensions in the House, has been de- j
feated. The opposition has apparently j
gathered strength and the vote will probably i
now be very close unless something turns up j
one way or the other to change the status, j
Both Democratic Senators and members have ;
been heard to say openly that they will go to
any length to defeat registration, and make j
threats of some mysterious disclosures.
The discussion was not resumed at the I
session to-night, hui the bill comes up to-j
n.orrow after the expiration of the morning j
Another strange change of front occurred j
in the report of the agricultural committee of ?
the House, to whom was referred the memoria! j
of the State Grange and State Agricultural ]
Society for a repeal of the Lien law. It is J
known that at the meeting of the committee |
yesterday it was agreed to make no recom- ?
mendation for tbe repeal of the Lien law, and j
the repealers openly threw np the sponge, I
and yet this morning the committee reported j
to the House a bill for the repeal of the Lien j
law, the committee having held another meet- j
"mg and reconsidered the action of yesterday, j
Cut for this action ol' the committee the vexed j
question would probably never have been ;
heard of again this session. Now. althoughr.
from the present outlook the repealers are in !
the minority, a very acrimonious discussion .
will probably occur aud it is difficult, to tell ;
the residt. Altogether thingshavea decided- ;
ly mixed and muddled appearance.
COLUMBIA, December 3.-This bas been a '
dull day in legislative circles. The Senate!
has not been in session, and many members of ;
the House are away on leave of absence.
hi the House three hours -.vere spent in ?
reading bills of no public interest and in j
clearing the calendar. All the important j
measures were continued.
The Stock law received its third reading j
by a vote of 52 yeas to 34 nays.
- - H ll --
One Experience from Many.
C!I had been sick and miserable so loug and j
had causeed my husband so much trouble and j
expense, no one seemed to know what ailed !
me, that I was completely disheartened and j
discouraged. In this frame of mind I got a j
bottle of Hop Bitters and used them unknown ?
to my family*. I soon began to improve and j
gained so fast that my busband and family
thought it strange and unnatural, but when
I told them what had helped me, they said
.'Hurrah for Hop Bitters! long may they
prosper, for they have made mother well and
us happy." The Mother-Ilomt Journal.
A Minneapolis miller, Geo. A. Pillsbury, j
is said to turn out 9.500 barrels of flour a \
day. And lately he was in Oregon and j
Washington Territory to find a good place for j
another small mill. I
The Talk of the Town.
COLUMBUS.. Ga . Feb. 4. 1881.
II H. Warner & Co. : Sirs-Your Safe Kid- j
ney and Liver Cure beats all the medicines I j
have ever heard of'or kidney and liver dis?
eases. It has cured a genuine case of Bright's
Disease here in Columbus [Judge F. M.
Brooks], and that is proof enough for me. It
is the talk of the town. J. N. GILBERT, M. D.
TUESDAY, DECEBMER 6.
ARMSTRONG BROTHERS, Sole Proprietors
Mr. PHIL. GiBBONS, Director Amusements
Prof. A BRAND. Leader of Orchestra
Prof. J. D. MCMILLAN, Leader Brass Baud j
Three Hours of Solid Fun.
Comical End Men C !
Song and Dance Artists 4 ;
2 Interlocutors 2 | 1 Contortionist 1
4 Great Comedians
3 Champion Clog Dancers
1 German Comedian 1
1 Cornet Soloist 1 | 1 Zelephone Soloist 1
-OUR ROLL CALL
Billy Armstrong, Ned Oakley;
Harry Armstrong, A. Brand,
Jack Armstrong. Bob Rivers,
Walker Armstrong, H. Herwig,
Robert Armstrong, K. Wayincr,
i'liil. Gibbons, J. 1). McMillan,
Geo. Davenport, Bud Norman,
('ii.uley Cook, (.'bas. Wood,
Frank Wilson, Chas. Wise,
Burt Christy, James Lovett,
Ceo. DeHaven. Robert Mott,
Ceo. Garrackf. Chas. Garrackt,
Our popular prices-5o and 75 cents.
Doors open at 7 o'clock. Performance to
commence at 7.1 o'clock.
Orrlers Promptly Attended to
S. THOMAS, Jr., <fe BRO.,
27:1 KING STREET,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
T Ha .A. HST 17 -A.
SOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD.
Special Excursion Tickets to Atlanta -will
be sold at the low rate of $6.25 for the Round
Trip, from all Ticket Stations on the Road as
On each MONDAT, till Dec. 26th inclusive,
from Charleston and all Stations on Main
Line and Augusta Division. Tickets good
going oui}* on Train leaving Charleston at
10 p. m., and arriving at. Augusta 7.40 a. m.,
good to return within FIVE WAYS from date
On each TUESDAY, till December 27th,
?Delusive, from all Ticket Stations on Colum?
bia Division and Camden Branch. Tickets
good going only on Train arriving at Augus?
ta 3.20 p. m., or 7.40 a. m., good to return
within FIVE DAYS from date of issue
Tickets are sold at Camden and Claremont,
on Camden Branch. Parties can leave Cam?
den al 3.50 P. .M., Camden Junction 5.37 P.
M., arrive in Augusta 7.40 A. M., Atlanta
5.45 P. M., on evening of nextday from Cam?
den-say on Wednesday. They can stay ic
Atlanta till Friday night, and leave at 8.30
P. M., arrive at Augusta 6 30 A. M.. leave at
7 55 A. M., arrive at Camden Junction 7.40
P. M., Camden 8.45 P. M., on Saturday.
Thus giving them 2 whole days io Atlanta,
or if they desire to stay in Atlanta one day.
longer, they can leave Atlanta on Saturday \
at 8.30 A. M.. arrive at Augusta4.06 P. M., |
leave Augusta at 7 P. M., arrive at Camden
Junction 11.10 A. M., Camden I.IO P. M.,
on Monday, as tickets are good till Monday, j
inclusive to icturn. Should a small party ?
wish to go up to Atlanta, it will pay them to
take our Road and Mr. Jas. Jones, our Agt., |
at Camden or R. M. Cantey Agent ac Clare- i
mont, will be pleased to furnish tickets on
application. D. C. ALLEN,
General Pass, and Ticket Agt.
NEW YOBS, 1882.
THE SUN for 1882 will nuke its fifteenth
annual revolution under the present manage- !
ment, shining, as always, for all, big and little j
mean and gracious, contented and unhappy, j
Republican and Democratic, depraved and i
virtuous, intelligent and obtuse. THE SUN'S j
light is for mankind and womankind of every
sort; but its genial warmth is for the good,
while it pours hot discomfort on the blistering
backs of the persistently wicked.
THE SUN of 1S68 was a newspaper of a new
kind, it discarded many of the forms, and a
multitude of the superfluous words and phrases j
of ancient journalism. It undertook to report ?
in a fresh, succinct, unconventional way all j
the news of the world, omitting no event of :
Human interest, and commenting upon affairs ?
with the fearlessness of absolute independence.
The success of this experiment was the success i
of THE SUN*. It effected a permanent change i
in the style of American newspapers. Even- j
important journal established io this country j
in the do2en years past has been modelled !
afie- THE SUN. ?cry iraroitant journal ;
already existing has been modified and bet- j
tered by the force of THE Sex's example.
THE Suxof 1332 will be the same outspoken, j
truth-telling, and interesting newspaper. I
By a liberal use of the means which an i
abundant prosperity affords, we shall make it
belter than ever before.
We shall print all the news, putting it into |
readable shape, and measuring its importance. !
not by the traditional yardstick, but by its i
real interest to the people. Distance from" I
Printing Pouse Square is not the first consid- j
eration with THE Sex. Whenever anything
happens worth reporting we get the particu
lars; whether in Brooklyn or Bokhara.
In politics we have decided opinions; and j
are accustomed to express them in language
that can be understood. We say wbat we i
think about men and events. That habit is ?
the only secret of THE Sex's political course.
The WEEKLY SUN gathers into eight pages
the best matter of the seven daily issues. An
Agricultural Department of unequalled merit,
full market reports, and a liberal proportion
of literary, scientific, and domestic intelligence
complete The Weekly Sun, and make it the
best newspaper for the farmer's household
that was ever printed.
Who dues not know and read and like The
Sunday Sun, each number of which is a Gol?
conda of interesting literature, with the best
poetry of the day, prose every line worth
reading, news, humor-matter enough to fill
a good-sized book, and infinitely more varied
and entertaining than any book, big or little?
If our idea of what a newspaper should be
pleases you, seDd for The Sun.
Our terms are as follows :
For the Daily Sun, a four-page sheet of
twenty-eight columns, the price by mail, post
paid, is 55 cents a month, or $6 50 a year; or,
including the Sunday paper, an eight-page
sheet of fifty-six columns, the price is 65 cents
per month, or S7.70 a year, postage paid.
The Sunday edition of The Sun is also fur?
nished separately at$l .20 a year, postage paid.
The price of The meekly Sun, eight pages,
fifty-six columns, is Si a year, postage paid.
For clubs often sending ?10 we will send an
extra copy free.
Address I, W. ENGLAND,
Publisher of The Sun, New York City.
Grand Special Holiday Sale.
FOR CHRISTMAS, 1881, make yourself and !
family hnppv by the gift of a Piano or an j
Organ, that will fill your home with music, j
not only for a day, but fora lifetime.
SPECIAL HOLIDAY SALE.-300 first-;
class Instruments from six best makers ; 163 j
styles, all grades, all prices, but no compet?- 1
tion with cheap makers. tV> sell none but ?
Reliable Instruments, from old makers. Others I
may deceive purchasers with offers of SI,000 ?
Pianos for $225. and 27-Stop Organs for $65, i
bul we won't. Gold dollars can't be bought i
for 50 cents. True economy llfs in purchase I
of a Reliable Instrument, cost what it roav. I
BEST INSTRUMENTS FOR LEAST MO- j
NEV, is our claim, and in this we compete j
with the world. Send for Catalogues and j
Special Holidav Sale Prices. Address
LUDDEN & BA TES, Savannah, Ga., The !
Great Wholesale Southern Piano and Organ
IT STANDS AT THE HEAD.
The Light Running
That it is the Acknowledged:
LEADER IN THE TRADE j
CANNOT BK DISPUTED,
Many Imitate lt.
None Equal lt.
Tl ie Largest Armed.
The Lightest Running.
The Most Beautiful Woodwork.
AND IS WARU ANTED
To be Made of the Bed Material.
To d<> Any and All Kinds of Work, j
To br Complete in Ercry Respect.
DOMESTIC S. M. CO.
Richmond, Ya. j
FOR SALE BY
A, A. SOLOMONS,
SUMTER, S. C.
Dec ? I '
TO ARRIVE AND IN STORE.
1000 BUSHELS CORN.
50 BBLS. CHOICE FLOUR, something |
nice for Christmas cakes.
MINCE MEAT for Christmas pies, at
Choice Confectionery, j
RAISINS, ALMONDS, FILBERTS,
Pecans, Brazil Nuts, Citron, Currants, j
First Class Hams,
\CON, LARD, SUGAR, COFFEE, and
Syrups, for sale low at
OTHER CHOTCE CRACKERS, at
ASSORTMENT OF TEA SETS, LOVLY \
Cups. Saucers and Plates also Tea I
Knives, suitable for Christmas presents, at
_ALTMONT MOSES.^ j
The Public Verdict j
IS THAT NO WHERE CAN SUCH
Choice Tins be found as at
ALTAMONT MOSES.' j
THE "HARD TIMES" AND "SHORT ;
Crops," I have marked down my stock I
ot' Clothing. Dry Goods, Cloaks, Notions, !
Hats, Shoes, Crockery, Tin and Wooden- i
Ware. All goods are gnaranteed as ?epre
sented. Befor? buying ^ive us a call. i
_ALTAMONT MOSES, j
JUST RECEIVED !
TONS GENUINE GERMAN RUST !
Proof Kanit for sale low, at
ALTAMONT MOSES'. I
TUE JUSTLY CELEBRATED DIXIE
Plow is still under my control I bave
a large stock of them. Each one I warrant to
give complete satisfaction.
AM IN RECEIPT OF LARGE ORDERS
for Cotton and always prepared to pay
the highest cash prices.
N. E. Corner Main and Liberty Sts.
Will ?J? iiiailoil KHK? tn all applicr.nt?. and tncnst.-miert ?ritboct
Crrirrisg 11. Il contain* five r..!?r(>it plate. CHI eneravmci,
a'w?t inOpApu, sui fuI!.i.*<.'r?i-?i*B:. prin>j ar.-i dir?;, ami for
ffviti:ttf lib** varieties of V-c-t ?ad Flower S?i-d?. K?!i,
nut Trvet.etf. Incalnible to all. MieHyen c-vn f*f.U
Ire fated tuflr? re?.nKe for plantinga Xi-.t .W.'Achan thv*
E"wn in a warmer eliinaf?. We ma!ira.?pvcia?'yof lupplviaj
noUTtfTnxiuwn ?:,?'. M.rfcct <?arJn?ri. At''.mt,
D. M. FEEB.Y & CO., Detroit, Mica.
ALARGE RED COW, with long, straight
horns, clip on each ear, and a wart on j
left hip. She was recently bought, and came
from the Jennings neighborhood.
A REWARD of $5 will be paid for her
return to me in Sumter.
Nov 29 W. D. BLANDING._
TO TOWN PROPERTY OWNERS.
CLERK AND TREASURER'S OFFICE. j
SUMTER, S. C., Nov. 21, 1881. j
Your Town taxes are due and payable this !
present month of November.
On and after 15th December, proximo, the .
penalties provided by law (20 per cent.) for !
ai iure to pay same, will be added thereto.
C. M. HURST,
Nov 22 Clerk and Treas.
ABOOK-KEEPER. One who is competent
to keep a set of double-entry books,
and is willing to m ike himself generally use?
ful. Address MERCHANT,
Nov 15 Sumter, S. C.
K0R SALE OR RENT.
MY RESIDENCE AND LOT of land em?
bracing thirty-one acres, in the suburbs
ot the Town of Sumter
For further information apply to or ad
dresss, N. G. OSTEEN,
_Sumter. S. C.
I ASK ALL WHO
Want to get the most goods for the least j
GIVE ME A CALL.
It will cost you nothing when you come to
town to drop in al my store and take a
REMEMBER THE PLACE.
SC H WE RI N'S,
ON MAIN STREET, OPPOSITE CHINA'S
You will find always in stock
Family and Fancy Groceries,
Com, "BTheat, Seed. Oats, Eye, &c.
A Full Line of School Books,
Elands Booka and Stationery, !
TOYS AND FANCY ARTICLES.
I mean business, and will guarantee my goods ?
as sound, fresh, and cheaper than the !
New goods constantly arriving-Clerks polite j
and attentive-and every honorable ?
inducement is hereby otfered.
Sept 13 ?
COLUMBIA HOTEL j
E. N. LOWRANCE, Proprietor
COLUMBIA, S. C.
Table, Rooms and Servants First-class, j
A- BEATTY'S PIANOFORTES
, Magnifi?e nt holiday presents ; square
grand pianofortes, four very handsome round
corners, rosewood cases, three unisons,
Beatty'* matchless iron frames, stool, book,
cover, boxed, S222.75 to $297.50 : catalogue
prices, $800 to $1,000 ; satisfaction "guaran
. teed or money refunded after one year's use :
upright pianofortes, $125 to $255; catalogue
prices, $500 to $800 ; standard pianofortes of
the universe, as thousands testify ; write for
mammoth list of testimonials, : Beatty's cabi?
net organs, cathedral, church, chapel,
parlor, $30 upward; visitors welcome: free
carnage meets trains; illustrated catalogue
(holidav edition) free. Address cr call upon
DANIEL F. BEATTY, Washington, N. J.
0Pilli! B- M W00LEyi Atlanta,
Bl Ulli Ga. Reliable evidence given,
HABIT and reference to cured patients
CURE, and pysicians. Send for my
book on The Habit and its Cure. Free.
Conrse thorough and practical. Terms
liberal. For catalogue and terms address
DE. WM. H. BOLLING, Dean,
_408 Third Ave., Louisville, Ky.
dj?f7rT*T A YEAR and expenses to agents.
<3p| i I Outfit free. Address P. 0. VICK?
ERY, Augusta, Maine. OCt-4
Alao SALARY iM-rmonih. All EXPENSES
advanced. WA?ES promptly paid. SLOAN
& Co. SOC ?coree fit-. < luci t- nati. O.
REF UBL IC A N- S TREE T,
One Car Load of
Old Hickory Wagons,
Manufactured by the Kentucky Wagon Manu?
facturing Company, of Louisville, Ky.
They are made of the best material, by
skilled workmen. Every Wagon sold guar?
anteed for 12 months. They run lighter, and
are in every respect as good as any Wagon
made, while at the same time their price is as
}ovr as Wagons of inferior grade.
Also, on hand, a fine assortment of
OF ALL STYLES AND GRADES,
At piice3 to suit thc times
JUST ARRIVED ONE CAR LOAD OF
Fine Kentucky Horses,
some of them extra good drivers-selected
with care for this market.
Oct 25 W. M. GRAHAM.
m ' s
The Latest The Best
THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST.
Tlicliandsome?t and most complete
LARGE ABM MACHINE
ILLUSTRATED CIRCULARS SENT
OX APPLIC ATION.
Victor Sewing Machine Co.,
Southern CfHce, No. 3 il. Cha-?es St, Ca.'timore, MdJ
COLUMBIA, S. C
CHAPMAN'S PERPETUAL EVAPORATOR.
These work? wer? established in 1847 by
Messrs. Geo. Sinclair and .lames Anderson and
purchased hy uic in the year ]$5?. and from
that time till now carried on successfully by
myself. My friends and customers will beir
wi tries.* of .the large and stupendous jobs exe
cutfd l>y 'fie. It was nt my works where the
hingest anti al mos! only joh of its c'ass ever ex
ccnted in this city was done, viz: the making
nf tne pipes f'?r the City Water Works in the
vern iS??. In thc branch of
I cnn say that I have made tbe largest bells
ever cast in th? State, such as the bell for the
City Hall in Columbia.
My stock of patterns for
COLUMNS FOR STORE FRONTS,
is large and '/arious, and in RAILINGS FOR
BALCONIES, GARDENS AND CEMETE?
RIES I have the largest variety and most mod?
ern x^atterns; many of these are patented and
I have purchased the right for this State.
In the machine line I can furnish my pat?
Steam Engines and Boilers
o? any size and description. My
CIRCULAR SAW MILLS
have carried off the prize at every State Fair
held in this city, and in their construction I
have taken pains to combine simplicity with
the most useful modern improvements, and may
flatter myself that ray CIRCULAR SAW
MILLS find favor with every sawyer who un?
derstands his business.
Thc tunny orders I am steadily receiving for
Sugar Cane Mills,
prove that thc public appreciate thc mills of my
make, and so it is with ray
for HORSE POWERS. GIN WHEELS, GRIST
MILLS and other MACHINERY.
I have the iv.flnufacturing right of many
PATENTS, such as castings for
Rock Cotton and Hay Press
and three or four FEED CUTTERS and other
I will be pleased to send my CIRCULA KS to
any applicant, together with price list or esti?
mate. My PRICES r.rc moderate, and I assure
the public that they are lower even than those
of Northern manufacturers, and that my work
will compare favorably with that of any other
CoNG.VUKi: IllOX WuKKS, CoLI'MBIA, S. C.
Jan. 20. ly.
We continue to act as Solicitors for Patents, Caveats,
trade Marts, Copyrights, etc.. for the United States,
Lanada, Cuba, Eneland. Franco. Germany, etc We
have had thirty-tive years' experience.
Patente obtained through us are noticed in the SCI?
ENTIFIC AMERICAN. This large and splendid illus?
trated weekly paper, $3.20 a vear.shows the Progress
rt Science, is very interesting, and has an enormous
circulation. Address MUNN & CO., Patent Solid
?rs. Pub's, of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, 37 Park Bow,
Sew York. _ Hand book about raten te free.
("^ IN MAKERS AND REPAIRERS CAN
X find at the office of the Watchman and
Southron a supply of OLD TYPE METAL
which is equal, if not superior to babbit met?
al for their uses. It can be had at reasonable
Goods of Eyery Description
200 Cloaks and Dolmans
FOR LADIES AND CHILDREN,
Of Various Styles, and at Yery
Call and Examine.
BULTMANN & BRI
Invite the attention ot their friend? and the
public generally to tbe
THEY HAVE EVER HAD,
Which has been purchased with great cara.,
with tho view of sailing all classe* of
buyers, both in quality and price.
Those who want
THE BEST GOODS FOR THE LEAST tyONEY,
are invited to call and be convinced that the
the place to get them is at the store of
BULTMANN & BROTHER.
Those who have not settled their old
accounts will please do so at once.
April S '.
MRS. WHITE & MISS MILLER
^??L WOULD INVITE
rej^^gThe attention of the Ladies gene
^TfFpl WELL SELECTED STOCK OF
i$ FALL AND WINTEE
BONNETS, HATS, FEATHERS,
POMPONS, RIBBONS AND
New Goods Arriving Every Week!
Orders from the country promptlv filled.
J. D. CRAIG'S
(ESTABLISHED IN 1866.)
k FULL ASSORTMENT OF FURNITURE
constantly in store, at prices to suit the
BED ROOM SETTS, WARDROBE
Bureaus, Wash Stands, Tables,
Bedsteads, Chairs, Sofas, Lounges,
Safes, Sideboards, Looking Glasses,
WhatS ot?, Wall Brackets, Chromos,
Window Shades and Fixtures,
Picture Frames, Cord, Tassels,
Picture Class, Window Glass,
Putty, Mattresses. &c, kc
THE UNDERTAKING DEPARTMENT,
IS FULL AND COMPLETE,
COFFINS AND CASKETS of all descrip?
tions and sizes constantly in store at prices
For Adults-from $5 to 125.
For Children-from ?3 to 45.
My special personal attention, day by day,
is ?ri ven to this b asi ness, in all its departments,
and satisfaction guaranteed in every cage.
Nov ] 9