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WEDNESDAY. APBIL ?, 1892.
Entered at the Past O?je at Sumter, S
as Second Class Matter.
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
H. Harby?A Card.
Sum ter Democratic Club?Meeting.
So. Ca Med Ass'n?Annual Meeting.
The Bank of Sumter?Quarterly Statement.
J. Rettenberg A Sons?Spring Attrac
tions.
Worthiogton Co.?"Some Children of
Adam."
Estate of Mrs. Susan A. Lee.?Final Dis
cbarge.
Co. Dem. Ex. Com.?D. E. Keels Ch'n.?
Circular.
Xominations ? E. S. Carson, for Sheriff?
X Sanders, for heriff.
Personal.
M:ss Mamie Haghsoc spent Saturday and
Sunday at home.
Ber i S. S. Ay res, of Sammerton was ra
the city Monday.
Mr. S. A. Nettles, of the Manning Tmu
tra* in Suinter Monday.
Mr. J. Frierson Re?d, returned from
Lexington, Ky., on last Thursday.
MtSf Maria Brock, of Summer ton, is visit
ing the Misses Acid.
Judge Fraser is at home from .holding
Court a Newberry.
M^^?0pHenneg*n of St. Louis, Mo., is
Tisi ting mends in the city.
Rev. R. A. Lapsley returned to his home
In Anniston, Ala., yesterday from a visit to
relatives here.
Miss .Nonie Harvin, of Manning was in the
city for a day last week.
Mise Caro Belser, of Sum mer ton was the
guest of Miss Annie Gaillard fast week.
Mia* A unie Furman, who has been visiting
Mita Kita Cooper left on Monday for Lau
reas.
Col. T. B. Demaree. State Lecturer of the
Independent Order of Good Templars was in
the city Sunday.
Mr. Eugene Hill of Florence who has been
visiting his ancle, Mr. Wm. Brand, has
returned to his home.
Dr.. H. M. Stuckey, a graduate of the
Charleston Medical College in the class of '91,
and fcr the past year one of the resident
surgeons of Cuarleston City Hospital was in
the city Saturday.
The County Alliance meets in this city on
Friday, the 8th instant.
The young men have decided to have the
Buster Bop ou Wednesday, April 20th at
Armory Hall.
The corner-stone of the Masonic Temple
trill be laid on April 28th. Past Grand Master
i. Adger Smy the will deliver the oration.
The Tiny 'Circle of King's Daughters will
have their Dime Reading at the residence of
Capi. W EL Delgar this evening. Do not fail
to go.
Mr. H. Harby h as removed to his stable on
the corner of Liberty and Sumter Streets the
livery business heretofore conducted by
Epperson k Co , at the Stable opposite the
Watchman and Southron office.
Jeff Tony, colored, stole a sum of money
from Jefferson James the colored preacher at
Pine wood on Monday, but was headed off by j
a telegram and stepped from the train at this
place to be arrested by a member of the po
lice force.
? ?
Reduction in Bailroad Fare.
The Charleston, Sumter and Northern R. R.
has reduced its passenger rates from 4 cents
to 31 cents per mile. The revised tariff went
intf?Sectoo Saturday.
Teacher's Association Meeting.
The Teacher's Association of Sum ter County
will meet in tbis city'on Saturday, the 23rd
instant at 10 30 a. m. This will be the last
meeting of this scholastic year, and therefore,
the President of the Association earnest y
request' ~ full attendance of the members.
Truck Farming.
Capt. J. N. Phillips has a large amount of
truck growing on the Richardson place which j
be has rented. Bis vegetables were planted l
early, and are now well advanced. With
proper seasons be will make an immense
crop, and will verify the fact that there is
znooey in other crepe besides cotton.
? ?The Medal Contest.
W^Jbaye been informed that all efforts ;
looking to the successful end of this contest j
bave ??err crowned with success, and oa or
about the S>th of this month the first of a j
series of entertainments of this class will be !
presented to the public. This is something (
sear, neat everybody should go and encourage
the participants. Place of holding contest
vili hereafter be announced. Admission I Oc.
Negro Shooting.
W. S. Ellison, a negro, shot and seriously
wounded Jane Evans, also negro, on Sun
day night about 8 o'clock, in Savage St. He
6bot her twice, one ball taking effect in each
thigh. Ellison has given bail, and seems
rather proud of his act, than otherwise.
''He's one of dese fellows what totes a Smith
& Western, and niggers better mind .when
dey fools wid him.
Pic Nice.
Friday being the first day of April and
All Fools day was celebrated by numerous
pic nice. Three separate parties left this city
that morning for a day's recreation amid
rural scenes, and from all reports each party
claims to have returned most wearied with
pleasure. The assertion is ventured, how
ever, that the party composed of the younger
aet derived most - pleasure from their outing,
for life with tbem is still in its springtime.
Society Entertainment.
A 8 us aal on all such occasions, the Insti
tute Hall was uncomfortably crowded on last
Thursday evening by the friends \of the Insti
tution and its pupils ; >be cause of the assem
blage of the large and intelligent audience
beiag the public meeting of the Irving Lite
rary Society,
The progrim a3 given in last week's paper
was rendered in a manner that won the hear
tiest applause from the audience, and such
applause is the siticerest commendation.
? ? ?
For Sheriff.
Sheriff E. S. Carson is nominated for re
election in this issue, and is the Srst candidate
to be nominated through these columns.
Capt. Carson has fi 1 led the office acceptably
during the past term and, if elected will do
so during the next.
Since writing the above the card nominat
ing Col. Marion Sanders for the same position
has been handed in. Col. Sanders is well
known throughout Sumter County, and the
people know what kind of Sheriff be will
make, as tbey know how acceptably be filled
the office when Sheriff several years ago.
Col. Demaree Will Lecture in the
Academy of Music on Sunday.
The time for Col. Densaree's lecture bas
been changed to Sunday afternoon 4.30
o'clock.* It will be given in the Academy of
Music, is a free lecture and everybody is in
vited to be present. The sut jec of bis lec
ture will be "Homes vs. Saloons," It is a
subject which will touch the hearts of all
good people
Col. Demaree is State Lecturer of the I. O.
G. T. of this State. He has been in South
Carolina about four months and wherever he
has spoken bas pleased his hearers.
The Club Kolis.
The committee appointed to revise the dem
aeraticelo rolls completed its work op Mon
day evening, and reported the result to D.
E Xeeie, county chairman.
These are cow about 2,700 names on the
folia, against about 3,650 two years ago. 168
fiiam?* vere takes from the rolls of straightout
?lobs, and 159 from the rolls of the Ti 11 man ite
dabs. A number of uanaes were on the roils
jof two fcr azote clubs and wherever this was
?be case names were erased from the rolls of
fiii tbejclnbs and the man left tree to join the
.club he preferred.
There will be 130 delegates to the County
.Convention, of which t&e Tillmanites will
?are 71 and the Straigbuauts 59. This gives
the TiUmanites au apparently safe majority,
.and unless there is a decided change of opin
ion, thsy will maintain this majority in iut
?Convectiva.
Tne^umter Democratic Club bas a mem
bership of 539, about 20 names being taken
from fee roll. The Machan ice aud Laborers
.Club has now about 60 or 65 names oa the
xnU.
Chairman Keels has stjjt out a circular to
* Cr~ vJuta of the couuty.
*
Married.
D. M. Rogers and Miss Emma Hicks were
married at the Jervey House on last Sunday
evening by Rev. John Kershaw. Both par
ties are residents of Williamaburg County.
Mr. J. C. McClenaghan, of this city, and
Miss Lizzie Benbow, of Sumter, were mar
ried in the latter city yesterday afternoon.
Mrs. A. L. McClenaghan and Miss Mary A.
and Mr. R. H. McClenaghan the mother,
sister and brother of tbe happy groom, went
up to Sumter yesterday morning in order to
be present at the ceremony aud participate in
the marriage festivities.
Mr. McClenaghan is a your.g man of good,
solid merit and genuine worth, and the best
wishes of his many friends are with him io
his new venture in life.?Florence Messenger
April 1st. ?
Death.
Mr. W. D. Heape, of Florence, died at his
home in that p!ace o.n last Thursday, March
31st, after an illness of several weeks. Mr.
Heape was well known in this place, having
been iu the furniture business here last fall.
Mrs Jane 0. Haynsworth, widow of tbe late
Dr Jos. C. Haynsworth died at her home in
this city on last Friday. The funeral services
were held at Brick Church, Salem, on Sunday
at 12 o'clock. Mrs. Haynsworth was'-adaugh
ter^ tbe late Dr. Root. Muldrow of Salem
section, well known to oar oldest citizens.
Religious.
Dr. C. C. Brown wen* to Camden yester
day and delivered a lecture there last night.
Dr. W. D. Kirkland, editor of the Ckri*.
tian Advocate, preached an able sermon in the
Methodist Church last Sunday morning, and
to a crowded house in tbe Baptist Church
that evening. It was the general verdict that
his evening sermon was one of the ablest
delivered in this city in qaite awhile.
Tbe Somter District Conference, M. E.
Church, South will meet in this city in May.
Rev. J. M. Stonej, of Camden, will preach
at the Episcopal Church to-morrow Thursday,
evening.
Municipal Matters.
Mr. S. W. DuRant states that he is not a
candidate, for alderman, and will not be,
although he appreciates the complimentary
oomioation of his friends
Mr. A. White will not be a candidate for
alderman.
Mr H. Harby states io a card that he is not
an aldermanic candidate.
A full municipal ticket is nominated by
"Citizens" in another column.
The election will beheld on next Tuesday,
between tbe hours of 8 a. m. and 5 p. m,
Vote.
765 voter?, iu all, have registered.
The Reported Shortage.
It was stated to a representative of this
paper - y an official in a position to speak with
authority, that the rumors of a shortage in
the accounts of city Treasurer W. Alston
Pringle, Jr., are apparently unfounded, and
that no shortage whatever is known to exist.
Mr. Pringle is now going over his accounts,
and it is believed, and hoped by tbe entire
community that he will completely vindicate
himself, and prove the rumors false.
Tbe reports that have been circulated, and
the circumstances that oca&ioned them are
regretted by the entire community, and by no
one more than this paper.
Democratic Clubs.
All Democratic clubs meet for re-organiza
tion on Saturday, tbe 9th instant. It is im
portant that all voters who have not enrolled
to some club, do so on, or before that date.
The constitution of the party provides that
the club rolls shall constitute the poll list at
tbe primary election, and unless a man's
name is on the club roll 1 ?. cannot vote at tbe
primary election.
Tbe Democratic Constitution adopted in
1890 provides for tbe election of delegates to
tbe County Convention as follows;
"County Democratic Conventions shall be
composed of delegates elected by the several
local clubs, one delegate for every twenty-five
members, and one delegate for a majority
fraction thereof, with the right to each Coon
ty convention to enlarge or diminish tbe rep
resentation according to circumstances."
It will be seen that tbe old custom of elect
ing a delegate at large from each club is done
sway with and the delegates elected will rep
resent the actual membership.
J. Ryttenberg & Sons.
Read the new advertisement of J Rytten
berg A Sons. The firm that does the largest
wholesale and retail business in the city can
not fail to have something of inter st to say.
With a resident buyer in New York, ever on
the watch to boy goods of the latest style,
and at the lowest price, this firm is in a posi
tion to offer their customers the bargains of
tbe season. With their large and complete
stock of goods of every description, and a
full and competent force of clerks the public
can be suited and pleased by them every
time.
Foot-Pad Outrages.
On Saturday night two negroes attacked a
white man near tbe Atlantic Coast Line
depot and knocked him insensible with a
club. The negroes made their escape before a
police could be summoned, but were arrested
Monday. Their names are, Bill Brown and
Alfred Bradford.
Later in the same night two negroes en
tered the house of J. Edwarde, Eeq., (col
ored and attempted an outrageous assault oo
tbe person of his eister-in law. They choked
tbe woman until she was almost insensible
and attempted to drag ber fi om the boose.
A boy in tbe yard gave the alarm and
and frightened tbe villains away. Diligent
effort was made to apprehend the parties com
mitting the outrages bot so far tbe efforts
have been unsuccessful.
The?Wallaee Belief Fund.
Mr. Ed?or: On behalf of tbe Relief Club
for tbe benfit of W. M. Wallace and family,
I respectfully report the receipt of tbe follow
ing contributions:
A. White, $2.50.
Cash, "P," $1.
Mr. Aman, $3.
Mrs. Dr. G W. Dick, for milk.
Dr. j. F. M. DeLorme, rebate on medicine.
H. Ryttenberg, groceries.
W. Murray, rebate on milk.
Mr. Wallace is improving, and for himself
and family returns bis sincere thank* to those
kind and generous citizens who have aided
him in his misfortune. Funds are still
necessary to pay current expenses, and will
be thankfully received. Very respectfully,
j. B. Carr.
Sec. & Treas. R. Club.
Roll of Honor.
The following is the Roll of Honor of the
White Graded School for the past month:
First Grade?Armida Moses, Rebecca
Brown, Lotie Weathers, Willie Wright, Clare
Hoyt, Genie Hoyt.
Second Grade?Ed a ; McCutchen, Cecil
Wilson, Cecil Schwerin, Coral Weathers,
Ansie Holmao.
Third Grade?Maggie Singleton, Lizzie
Wilson, Annie Warren, Willie Player, Charlie
Poole.
Fourth Grade?Ge?rgie Williamson, Rosa
Mood, Marie Durant, Root. Commander, Gus
8ie Keels.
Fifth Grade?Ellen Harrell, Clemmie Ful
ler.
Sixth Grade?Beaufort Brand, Mannie Din
dins, Daisy Hatfield, Pauline Sanders, Fannie
Sumter:
Seventh Grade?Willie Barrett, George
Smith, Loring Lee.
Tenth Grade?Julia Cuttino, Mamie Din
kins.
T. M. C. A. Annual Meeting.
The Young Men's Christian Association of
South Carolina wilt hold tbe fifteenth Annu
al Meeting in Spartanhsrg on Apri? 21?24,
beginning on Thursday afternoon at 4
o'clock.
All \380ciations will send large delega
tions, and the Snarunborg Association snd
the State Committee cordially invite young
mea from unorganized points to attend the
meeting.
All railroads will sell tickets to Spartan
burg at reduced rates
The programme prepared is a verr interest
ing and attractive one. Among the special
speakers for this gathering are Jas. H. Car
lisle, LL. D., President of Wofford College;
L. A. Coulter, State Secretary, North Caroli
na; . . Anderson, International Secretary,
New York; W. Woods Wbite, Member of
international Committee, Atlanta. G*; Rev.
John C. Kiigo, Financial Agent of WofTord j
College. Expected : Rev. g. C. Dargau, D.
P??stor Citadel Square Baptist Church;
lion. Augustine T. Sniythe, Member Interna
tional Committee; Joo. R. Mott, Internation
al College Secretary, Charleston , and many
of the weil-known men prominently connected
with thz A sociaiiy?? vi our State. 1
The Bpworth League Soiree.
The musical soiree given by the Epworth
League on last erening was well attended and
deservedly so. Tbe assistance of the best
musical talent of the city was secured and the
iesult obtained was highly gratifying to all
concerned.
The programme was too extended to notice
in detail, hence it can be spoken of in terms
of general commendation only, with one or
two notable exceptions.
Ttie vocal solo of Miss Daisy Bowman
quite a little girl, was so well renderd, and
with grace and selfpossession that would have
reflected credit upon an older person.
The exqusile execution of the two instru
mental solos by Mrs. Edward E. Rembert woo
the heartiest admiration and appreciation from
the entire audience.
Mrs. Henry Harby's talent as a vocalist
and her sweet pure voice are too well known
for it to be needful to say that her song was
more appreciated by music lovers than any
other number of the programme.
The instrumental duett by Mrs. L. B.
Durant and Miss Marian - ? was excellent,
a clever executior of a rather difficult musical
work.
Tbe recitations by Miss Daisy Nash and Mr.
Albert Moue were both excellent and evinced
natural ability coupled with careful prepara
tion. Mr. Moise has great natural oratorical
gifts,?the inheritance from bis father, one of
tbe most eloquent and gifted men in the State
The other numbers of the progrmme were
all good, the final chorus in paticular.
. Every participant showed careful prepara
tion, and with one or two exceptions there was
an entire absence of stage fright, which so
often prevents persons putting forth their
best efforts.
Meteorological Records,
The following is a report of observations
of tbe weather taken at Stateburg, by Dr. W.
W. Anderson, for the week ending April 3,
1892 :
Temperature.
"
"
CS
Condition
28j 54.
29! 55.8
30? 59.8
3l! 63 5
l! 56 8
2! 65 9
3! 68.
64.
65.7
69 8
75.
64.
75 4
79 5
44.
44.
53.
54.
53.7
NW I 0 00
b-sw ! 0.00
sb-w
W-E
E
53 5j e-w s
59.7! S
ace
0 00
000
0.00
iClear.
Fair.
Cloudy.
Fair.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
O.OOiFair.
Weekly range of temperature 35 5
Greatest daily range 21.7, on the 2d.
Least daily range 10 2, on the 1st.
CITIZENS'. TICKET.
for mayor.
J. A. MOOD.
for aldermen.
Ward 1?B. K. DbLORME.
Ward 2?GEO. D. SHORE.
Ward 3?HARRY RYTTENBERG.
Ward 4?R. P. MONAGHaN.
The above ticket is (composed of 1er el-head
ed business men, all property owners, and if
elected can be depended upon to protect all
interests of tbe city. Citizens.
The Price of Cotton.
Tbe circular of Price, Reed k Adams, Cot
ton Merchants, Charleston, under dale of
April 1, after quoting the N. Y. market for
that day, 6 40@6 41, and same day one year
ago. 8 66@8.67, says:
Since our last report the market has
cootinued to show a declining tendency,
though varied by moments of strength,
caused, iu oor opinion, solely by tbe geueral
feeling that prices are low, and by tbe timidity
of bears to press their advantage. Tbe
statistical position of cotton has not changed,
and we fail to find any improvement in the
demand for spot cotton. At oue time this
week it looked as if we would again reach the
lowest poiut yet touched, but a silght reaction
set in, and the market this evening closes
steady, ata deciiue of 10 to 12 points ?rom
last Friday's prices.
There is no news of importance with regard
to tbe next crop, and with heavier receipts
expected ntxt week, we cannot see how any
present improvement can be more than tempo
rary. We believe there is enough cotton in
the country to swell tbe crop figures to at
least 9.000,060 baled, and unti! a reduction
of acreage can be counted 00 we have no
hope for higher prices.
We take great pleasure in informing our
friends, that the Charleston Cotton Exchange
is taking steps to introduce a future delivery
system here, which will make it easier to
dispose of cotton, and we trust will greatly
increase tbe spot business of Charleston. We
shall keep our friends informed of the pro
gress made, and shall be glad to make favor
able arrangements for business next Fall.
Spot Cotton.?The official market
quotation remaius unchanged, 6$c. for Mid
dling, but it is rumored that btgber prices
have been paid for quite a large line of cotton,
Our own orders from Europe would not
permit us to pay even tbe above figure
Price, Reid k Adams, Limited.
Harper's ? for April 9th will be an
Easter numher, aud will contain many fea
tures especially appropriate to the occasion.
Among these will be an Easter story enti tied,
"Miss Livingston," by Marion Harland, with
illustrations by W. T. Smedley; a poem,
"Easter Eve, Easter Dawn," by Elizabeth
Bullard ; and a story by Harriet Prescott
Spofford, "Beyond the Horizon." Mrs.
Dewing will contribute her second article on
"Gardening," with illustrations from her
own drawings. And there will be a portrait of
Walt Whitman by J. W. Alexander, with a
critical article on the poet by Barnet Phillips.
Harper k Brothers will soon publish Tbe
Kansas Conflict, by Charles Robiosoo, the
famous war Governor of Kansas. Aside
from its interest as an independent narrative,
tbe work will be a valuable companion and
supplement to Eli hay er's The Kansas Cru
sade, published two or three years ago, and
the two together will be the most important
contribution yet made or likely tobe made
to the history of the memorable struggle be
tween slavery and freedom in 1855-8.
Soda Water.
On and after April 12th, Soda Water will
be dispensed from the elegant fountain of J.
S. Hugheon k Co., Mooaghan Block.
March 30?3.
DaDCing School.
The Easter Hop will be given about the
middle of April, and now is tbe time to pre
pare for it. Dancing lessons every Wednes
day and Thursday nights at Armory Hall
All Faucy Dances taught. Terms $5 00 for
12 lessons, or 50c. per lesson. For further
particulars apply to R. F. Jackson, at Levi
Bros.
- mi -- ?- -e^
Always Takes the Lead.
From one who has perfected the eure of tobac
co and has done more to revolutionize the
curing and handling of tobacco than the vcholt
vorld :
Sir Walter Raleigh Di'.-covered Tobacco. W.
H. Snow Perfected its Cure.
Office of Modern Tobacco Barn. Company,.
High Point. N. C, January 15, 1892.
The Quinnipiac Company.
Gentlemen :?I expect to grow a crop of
thirty acres of Tobacco at Tifton, Ga., this
year and have mnrte up my mind to use
"Pine island Fertilizer." ! have a good
opinion of it as a first-class tobacco fertilizer,
gained from man sources, amonp: them R.
H. Ricks of Nash County, N. . C-, A. J.
Hester of N. C, and F. M. Rogers, Jr., of
Florence, S. C, who are among the very best
and most successful tobacco growers in these
tobacco States. Yours truly,
W. II. Snow.
Fer Sale by Browns k Pnrdv.
MARKETS.
Sumtbr, S. C, April 6, 1892.
Cotton?Receipts for week ending April
6, about 50 baies. Fuliowing are the
quotations: Low Middling 6?; Middling
6. Market quiet.
Groceries?The following wholesale quo
tations are furnished us by one of the largest
establishments in this city, and which does a
large wholesale business.
Bacon?D. S. C. R. Sides 6|c.
C. R. " 7(27,7 4 ::.
Smoked Shoulders Oc.
Hams No. 2 7??;9c.
" " 1 13<?}17c.
Sugar?Cut loaf 5?c.
" Stau'd Granulated 5?c.
" C. 4@4?c.
Coffee I7i#22c:..
Tea 25*(i?75c.
Flour according to grade $4.75(0^6.00.
CHARLESTUN, S. C, Aprii 6, 1892.
Cotton.?Market quiet Low Middling
61, Middling G| ; Good Middling 6$.
News From Mayesville.
Mayesville, S. G., April 4, 1892.
The entertainment given at m is place by
tlie societies of the town came off on last Fri
day evening, and was quite a success. The
audience, though not a large one, seemed to
enjoy the performance very much.
At the municipal election held to-day the
following ticket was elected ;
Intendant?James E. Mayes.
Wardens?J. R. Mayes, M. P. Mayes, Jr.,
A. H. Shephard and W. R. Carpenter.
The Intendant and first three Wardens re
ceived every vote cast.
The Presbyterians will dedicate their new
Church on the third Sabbath of this month.
Scriba.
WASHINGTON LETTER.
Washington, April 4, 1892
The black wings of the foul bird,
scandal sre flapping ominously over
this administration, which has been
lauded?by republicans?for its purity
and honesty?ever since it came into
power. No wonder that Mr. Harrison,
who, lo "render under Caesar that
which is Caesar's", is a man of great
personal parity and sterling honesty, is
shocked at some of the most recent
exposures. Any honest man would be.
And what makes the matter worse is
that promineot members of Mr. Harri
son own party have shown up some of
the worst things Nor instance, it was
a republican Senator?Manderson of
Nebraska?who on the floor of the
Senate proclaimed, and produced the
documents to prove that the authorities
of the lud?an Bureau have for several
months been trying to compel the army
officer, who is acting lud?an Agent
at Pine Ridge Agency, to accept and
distribute 120.000 pounds of bacon
which had been sent to the agency by a
Chicago contractor aod refused by the
army officer, because of its being unfit to
eat. How Mr. Harrison must enjoy
reading the letters from the saintly
Indian Commissioner (who signalized
his entrance into Office, several years
ag?. by creating a scandal, in connection
with saddling his wife's travelling on
the Government, besides getting her
a salary by appointing her his private
secretary,) to the honest army officer in
behalf of the dishonest contractor.
It was also a republican Senator?
Chandler of New Hampshire?who, as
chairman of the Senate committee on
Immigration, first directed public atten
tion to the fact that officials of the
Treasury department had authorized
the expenditure of $350,000 more than
there was any legal authority for
*pendiog, on the buildings, etc , at the
Government Immigrant Station on
Ellis Island, in New York Harbor, an
expenditure whioh the House and
Senate Committees on Immigration are
now jointly engaged in investigating,
for the purpose of placing the respon
sibility therefor upon some one official,
if possible. It cannot be charged that
politics bad anything to do with expos
ing either of these charming specimens
of official crookedness. The Pension
Office scandal Mr. Harrison has had
with him so long that he has probably
almost become accustomed to it ; but
some of Raun/s admissions, to say
nothing of the testimony of others to the
House Committee now engaged in
investigating that office, must have
made very interesting reading for Mr.
Harrison.
The first step towards the tariff re
form, which the democratic party will
ask the voters of the country to endorse
next November, will have been taken
when the House passes the Springer
free wool bill, this week, and others will
follow in due season. If the republican
Senate sees fit to refuse to pass these
bills, so much the worse for the repub
lican party.
Silver rumors are thisk just now, pro
bably because of the agitation in the
Senate caused by the debate brought
on by Senator Morgan's resolution and
challenge to the Senators to define their
positions. In spite of all that is said it
is very doubtful whether the Senate will
go to the extent of voting on Senator
Stewart's free coinage bill. It certainr
ly will not, if the influence of the
administration is strong enough to
prevent it. The most interesting
rumor is one that says more than eighty
members of the House have entered
into ao agreement to filibuster con
tinuously on everything, except tariff
bills, unless the Committee on rules will
report another rule setting a date for
the consid?ration of the Bland free
coinage bill. Further than that saob a
request has been made of the Commit
tee, the rumor cannot be confirmed.
Superintendent of Immigration Owen,
the Indiana ex-Congressman whom
Assistant Secretary Netti e too has accus
ed of being unfit for bis place aod care
less, if not dishonest, in the handling of
vouohers for Uncle Sam's hard cash, has
endeavored to answer the charges by
throwing the blame for everything that
bas gone wrong in bis office on his
clerks, and by charging that General
Nettleton is trying, in the interests of
parties who opposed the creation of the
office of Superintendent of Immigration,
and has been from the time he (Owen)
took charge of that office, to throw
obstacles in the path of its work and
bring discredit upon it. It is esay
enough to believe that both of them are
telling the truth, republican officials are
such a queer lot. Mr. Harrison is will
ing, it is said, to sacrifice Owen, who is
his personal friend, and also Nettleton,
if that would settle the scandal; but he
has been told by members of both the
Honse and Senate Immigration Commit
tees that they iotended to probe the
whole matter to the bottom, whoever it
might hurt, so that he will probably
wait awhile before making any removals
or asking for any resignations.
s?mt?Tdemocratic club.
AMEETING OF THE SUMTER DEMO
CRATIC CLUB will he held on next
Saturday night at 8.30 o'clock, for the pur
pose of re-organizing and electing delegates
to the County Convention to be held on the
first Monday in May.
' R A. BRAND, Pres.
A. Brook3 Stuckky, Sec.
April 6.
Estate of Mrs. Susau A. Lee,
DECEASED.
WJ'R WILL APPLY to the Judge of
j t Probate of Sumier County on May Gth,
1892 for a Final Discharge as Executors of
aforesaid estate.
KfOH'l) D. LEE,
Apri. 6?4t.
south carolina medical
association.
w l i h ''}:E*ecutors.
The South Carolina Medical Association
will hold its next Annual Meeting at George
town, S. O , Apiil 2?, 1892. Dr. Joseph
Price, ol Philadelphia, will address the Asso
ciation . A h excursion will be given on Fri
day to points ot interest in the harbor. Re
duced rates on all roade will be obtained and
connections will be made with the George
town aod Western IJailroad at Lane's.
i. R. BRATTON, M D , Pres.
W. P?y??4 PouuiEK, il. D., Stc._ , -,
NOMINATIONS.
Cards of candidates will be inserted in this
column until the Primary Election for $5.00
each. Terms strictly cash in ad vanee.
FOR SHERIFF.
We be8 leave to present to tbe Democrats
of Sumter County for re-election the name of
our present worthy incumbent Capt. E. I
SCOTT CARSON. His fair and impartial
manner in office convinces u? that we could
not find a more suitable man to fill the
Sheriffs office. MANY DEMOCRATS.
To ihe Democratic Voters of Sumter County.
Permit us to present to you tbe name of
Maj. MARION SANDERS as a candidate for
the office of Sheriff. He poeseses in a high
degree tbe necessary qualifications for this
important office, and has been "weighed in
the balance, and not found wanting." We all
know how well he discharged the duties of
this office when he held it in former years,
and as experience is the best teacher we are
confident in the assurance, that if elected,
"duty" will be, as it always has been, his
watch word.
He will abide tbe result of the Democratic
primaries. DEMOCRATS.
A CARD.
SCKTBR, S. C, April 5, 1892.
? Editor Watchman ?f Southron:
While thanking the parties who so kindly
suggested me as ft suitable candidate for
Alderman, please permit me to decline. Press
of private business would prevent a proper
attention to tbe duties of the office, bence my
indisposition to allow the use of my name.
Respectfully,
H. HARBY.
Arrival and Departure of Trains.
ATLANTIC COAST LINE.
Passenger daily except Sunday?Arrives
from Wadesboro 9 20 a. m. ; Leaves for
Wadesboro 7.30 p. m.
Passenger daily?Arrives from Charleston
< 9.40 a. m ; Anives at Columbia 10 55 a. m.;
! Arrives from Columbia 7.25 p. m.; Arrives at
Charleston 10.30 p. m.
Passenger daily?Arrives from Florence
4.35 a. m.; Arrives at Columbia 6 15 a. m:
Arrives from Columbia 12.04 a. m.; Arrives at
Florence 1.15 a. m.
[ Accommodation freight ? Arrives from
Florence 10.20 a. ra.; Arriv?e at Remini 11.59
a. m.; Leaves Remini 12.30 p. m.; Leaves for
Florence 2.10 p. m.
Accommodation freight ? Leaves for Lanes
8.30 a. m.; Arrives from Lanes 5 20 p. m.
CHARLESTON, SUMTER & NORTHERN
RAILROAD.
Passenger daily except Sunday?Arrives
from Charleston 10.12 a. m ; Leaves for
Bennetteville 10.15 a. m.; Arrives from Ben
nettsville 6 43 p. m ; Leaves for Charleston
6.45 p. m.
Accommodation freight ? Arrives from
Pregnalls 10.45 a. m.; Leaves for Bennette
ville 11.30 a. m.; Arrives from Bennetteville
12.50 p. m.; Leaves for Pregnalls 1.45 p. m.
Worthington Co.,
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J. RYTTENBERG & SONS,
SPRING ATTRACTIONS,
A hundred pens could not tell of all the Choice Novelties of
both Foreign and domestic Manufacture we are dis
playing this season. We have never been so well fitted ,and
equipped for a season's business as at the present time.
Our efforts have always been directed to maintain the leadership,
Success and Supremacy
has crowned our efforts. Compare our goods with others and
you will not wonder at our marvelous success.
-IN OUR
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We are shewing all the new shades and coloriage io
Bedfords, Cr?pons, Fancy Weaves, Silk Warp, Sublime Taffetas,
Grenadines, Glorias, China and India Silks, <fec.
In White Goods and Wash Fabrics,
We show many exclusive styles confined to us in this market.
In Laces, Embroideries, Fans, Parasols,
Gloves and Hosiery. Ladies' Waists, &c,
We have everything that is new and stylish.
Our Shoe Department,
is one of the leading features of our business. We are sole
agents for some of the leading manufacturers' and no
matter what grade or style you want, we can please you.
WE HAVE IMPORTED AN
IMMENSE LINE OF MATTINGS
This season and are retailing same at Jobbers' prices.
In our Clothing and Furnishing Department
We are showing the Soest Hoe of Tailor Made Garments ever exhibited in this
market. The styles this season are very handsome and an inspection
of this stock will tempt you to bny. All the nobby shapes .and
Blocks in HATS. All our bats shaped for customers FREE.
- DON'T FAIL TO VISIT OUR
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And supply yourself with all the choice goods to be had there.
IN OUR JOBBING DEPARTMENT,
We are offering some extra inducements to buyers. All mail
orders will receive careful attention. Samples sent
upon application. ?
Respectfully,
J. MB k MS,
Cor. Main and Liberty Sts.s Sumter, S. C.
New York Office 84 West? Broadway.
I actual mm
Of
FREE mm PQ?CIES,
j " 1?
EQUITABLE
LIE JSSHMCI SOT,
Of 12a Sseedmjr, 2Bnr York*
uIATURIJra D rJRIN? THE TEAR
EXAMPLE NO, i
KIND OF POLFCT,
Ordinary Lif? "Free Tontine.
No*, of Policy 66,825. Amt. $10,009?
Age at feeue 43. Annusi premium, $350 60
Amt. paid to Co. daring 26* je*re, $7010.00?
RESULTS,
Twenty years of proteetio?
to the extent of $10,000 ?*?
ready enjoyed.
Optis df MM Ois! il
1891.
1st. Surrender Policj and draw
the cash value $9,703.30, (a
return of $138,40 for each
$100 ?xzid to tlie Gomjmny.)
OB
2d. Take out a paid up PoKey
(payable at death) for $I5r
000, and pay no more pre*
mi urns.
OR
3d. Draw the surplus (a cash
dividend of) $5,817.60, (over
four fifths of the money paid
to the Co.) and continue the
original Policy for $10,000.
in force by the payment of the
annual premiums $350.50
less annual dividends.
OR
4th. Convert the surplus $5,?
817.60 into paid up insurance
payable at death for $9.230,
and continue the original pol
icy in force by the payment
of the same annual premiums,
less annual dividends.
By this last option the holder
of this policy can have his in
surance increased to $19,230
without additional cost.
Certificates and other partic
ulars furnished on application.
The "Twenty Payment Life"
Policies cost a little more, but
show much better results.
THOS. E. RICHARDSON,
Agent
SUMTER, S. C
Jone 17.
1892. SPRING. 1892.
CORNER MAIN ?ND LIBERTY STREETS,
SUMTE?, S. C.

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