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STATE NEWS PARAGRAPHS.
Blacksburg will build a guano
factory to cost $100,000
The scheme to build a big hotel in
Charleston has been revived with
some promise of success.
.Governor Tillman has sent on the
manuscript for an article on "The
Sooth Carolina Liquor Law, which is
to appear in the February number of
the ?Iorth American Review.
Frank O'Neil has been defeated for
chief of the Charleston fire depart?
ment. 0 G. Marjehoff being elected
to succeed hita. O'Neill has been
in the department thirty-four years
and chief twenty years, and in that
time has missed bot two fires.
Mr E. R Lesesne, of Williams?
burg county, has been appointed agent
of the Sinking Fund Commission, to
fill the vacancy occasioned by the
death of the late S. C. Cartledge.
The Anderson Shoe and Leather
Company bas reorganized and will
soon put their factory to work.
They have employed an experienced
shoe manufacturer as superintendent,
and the mill will resume work about
the 15th inst.
Hon. C. H. Simonton has been
sworn in as United States Circuit
Judge, in place of the late H. L.
Bond. Mr. Brawley will not qualify
for some time yet. as be wishes to j
stay in Congress until a vote is taken ;
on the Wilson tariff bill.
The United States District Court j
will convene in Greenville on the j
first Monday in February, instead of
the third Monday in January as here-.
tofore announced. Jndge Brawley
will probably preside.
Col. John C.' Haskell contributed
his pay as a member- of the Legisla?
ture to the Colombia Hospital.
Hon. A. M. Youmans, a prominent
lawyer and member of the House of
Representatives, died at his home at
Loray, in Hampton comity, Monday
night, 1st inst. He was 47 years
About a week ago a motion was
made before Judge Simonton in the |
case of the State of South Carolina
against the Pert Royal and Augusta
railroad, asking that J. H. Averill,
the present Receiver be removed
The petition assigned no cause for
the removal Judge Simonton digu?
ed an order on Saturday refusing to
remove Averill and dismissing the
Col. William P. Butler dropped |
dead at the house of his son-in-law [
Dr. W. S. Nicholson, near Elmwood,
Edgefield.county, Monday morning,
The report of the Darlington county
dispenser for the month of December
shows the following figures : Total
amount of sales, $2.330.15 ;. cost of
liquor sold, $2,158.23, gross prof?
its, $67193, expenses, $284.59;
net profits (to be equally divided
between town and county), $387.74.
The net profits for November were
Darlington's poet office maddie has
not yet been settled. It is thought
that the appointment of Mr. Waddill
may be withdrawn.
Orangeburg's City Council has
passed resolutions providing for the
enforcement of the dispensary law.
Two thirds of the convicts serving
sentences iu the penitentiary are now
leased oat to contractors. There are
Melvina Adams was shot by John
Smith on Wednesday in Columbia.
The woman died the next day. Both
Alonzo Fellows a thirteen year old
son of Mr. J. S. Fellows of Columbia
shot himself through abbomen while
playing with a pistol one day last
Greenville will enforce all the laws
of the State and city, including the
dispensary law. Mayor Williams
writes to Gov. Tillman that he "can
promise nothing more with regard to ;
the dispensary law and nothing less." j
A four-year-old son of J. W. j
Roberts of Columbia died of hydro- i
phobia on Thursday last. The child
was bitten by a mad dog about six
weeks ago, and its wounds bad heal?
ed and it had to ail appearances
The resignation of Prof. Newman
of Clemson College has been called
for. The cause bas not been made !
Mr. Wink Taylor, proprietor of the <
Grand Central Hotel, Columbia, has
applied for appointment as assistant
dispenser, under the regulations
allowing hotels to sell liquor.
The Board of Regents' of Ahe
Asylum bas decided to improve the
Asylum electric plant, and has reject?
ed a proposition from the Columbia
Electric Co., to supply lights.
Only three counties, Orangeburg,
Abbeville and Spartanbnrg will be
affected by the new law governing
the drawing of juries. The terms of
courts in these counties will be post?
Representative Yeldell, of Edge
field, has been appointed by Gov.
Tillman to be a special inspector of
all the dispensaries in the State.
Ml i i mmm
"I have been using Salvation Oil for a
lame back, and think it ia the best remedy 1
nave ever used. C. E. Darling, 15 Central
ave, Lyon. Mass."
. Cona ti pal ion and sick headache perma?
nently cored, and piles prevented by Japanese
Liver Pellets ; especially adapted to children's
sse. Sold by Dr. A. J. China.
The Governor's Instructions to
Governor Tillman seems to growing more
determined than ever tbat the dispensary law
as it now stands shall be enforced. He has
played bis band with the municipal author?
ities and is now in the game with the trial
justices. His excellency said that he would
probably have to remove some of the trial
justice in the next sixty days if they did not
strictly enforce the law.
Copies of the new dispensary law were sent
to the trial justices and with them the follow?
ing instructions :
Under the act approved December 23d, a
copy of which is herewith sent you, the duty
will largely devolve on trial justices of enfor?
cing the law. The statutes, as construed
by the Supreme Court, require that criminal
cases coming within the jurisdiction of trial
justices shall be tried by a jury on the
demand of the defendant, otherwise by the
trial justice himself. Jurors are to be summon?
ed by the constable after six names have been
drawn from a hat in which eighteen names
have been placed by the constable. It will be
the duty of trial justices to see that no names
are put in the hat except those of men who
will find a verdict according to the evidence
and not perjure themselves through prejudice
against the law. Trial justices who do not
act with promptness and vigor and endeavor
to enforce the law may as well send in tbeir
resignations, as no negligence or favoritism
will be tolerated.
Enclosed will be found a form of search
warrant, as well as a form ' for beginning
nuisaace proceedings under Section 22 of the
As it is impossible for State constables to
'cover the entire territory, trial justices are
expected to see that their constables seize all
contraband liquor and make arrests of parties
breaking the law as provided by the act.
Every seizure thns made mast be reported to
the State Commissioner, who will send a
certificate for the shipment to him of the
contraband liquor. For such work consta?
bles will be paid a reasonable fee upon re?
porting the facts to the Governor.
Special attention is directed to Section 29,
giving tbe right to examine suspicious pack?
Trial juetices will in every case arrrest
and proceed against express agents and rail?
road agents, or other railroad employees, who
lay themselves liable ?oder tbe provision of
the law. The right to search without a
warrant applies only to places of business
or public places. Io all cases where liquor
is believed to be in a private'residence and
is being sold, search warrants must be i3Boed.
Persons are not allowed to buy in other
States and bring into this State any quantity
greater than one gallon.
The searches mest be confined to depots,
and no car will be entered to make search,
unless by express orders of the Governor.
(Signed,) B. R. TILLMAN,
Accompanying the instructions is the usual
form for .tbe search warrant, for residences
or any otber place. Here is the form of
affidavit prescribed :
"Personally appeared -- who, being
duly sworn, deposes and says that be is
informed by - and verily believes from
suet information, and his own observation,
that in (describe place, premises or bouse)
there is now deposited, stored, and kept
contraband liquors, in violation of law, to
wit ; (particularly describing the same, and
that said intoxicating and contraband liquors
are there kept, stored, and deposited by -
aiders and abettors, without a permit, in
violation of the laws of the State.
"Wherefore, deponent prays that a search
warrant may issue, commanding the search
of said premises and their appurtenances, and
that such contraband liquors may be brought
before the court, and such actioo taken con?
cerning the same as is authorized by law."
And this will be the trial justices' orders to
the constables :
"These are, therefore, to authorize and
require you, with necessary and proper
aasistaDte, to enter ioto tbe said house (or
otber place appurtenant thereto) of the said
-aforesaid, and there diligently by day
or by night search for the said contraband
liquors, and if tbe same or any part thereof
shall be fouod upon such search, that you
bring the said liquors so found, and also
seize and bring all vessels, bar fixtures,
screens, bottles, glasses, and appurtenances,
apparently used or suitable for use, in or
about such liquors, take a complete inventory
ot the same, and deposit the same with the
sheri?, which said articles are there a
remain, to be disposed of as required by the
provisions of the dispensary law."
There will be very many trial justices,
and a great many more constables who will
have trouble over this same form of search
Cure For Headache.
As a remedy for all forms of Headache
Elet trie Bitters has proved to be tho very best.
lt effects a permanent cure and the most
dreaded habitual sick headaches yield to its
influence. We urga all who aro afflicted to
procure a bottle, and give this remedy a fair
trial. In cases of habitual constipation
Electric Bitter? cures by giving the needed
tone to the bowels, and few cases long resist the
use of this medicine. Try it once. Large
bottles only Fifty cents at J. F. W. DeLorme's
Drug Store. 2.
--^av* i . ? ^?
Johnson's Magnetic Oil cures all pain and
it will never return again. Internal and
external for man and beast. Sold by Dr. A.
LOT FOR SALE,
ONE LOT IN CITY OF SUMTER on
New Street, measuring 114 feet front
and 287 feet deep, containing about three
fourths of an acre. The situation is a desir?
able one as to location and ground for build
tag upon. For further information apply to
W. W. Geddings or tbe Watchman and
Southron office,_Jan. 10-Im
Estate of Nathaniel R. Piaekney,
IWILL APPLY to the Judge of Probate of
Sumter County, on January 27tb, 1894,
for a final discharge as Administrator of
HENRY L. PINCKNEY,
Dec. 20-41. Adm'r.
lOW FOR CASH.
A CAR LOAD OF
Fine Buggy Horses?
A Pull Line of
OLD HICKORY WAGONS,
BUGGIES, CARRIAGES, HARNESS,
ALL FOR SALE LOW FOR CASH.
W. M. GRAHAM.
, Dates, &?.
Candy of every Description.
All fresh and nieeat
SCHWERIN & CO'S.,
Wholesale and Retail.
I now have a complete line of these
RAZORS, SCISSORS, POCKETKIVES,
And I do not hesitate to guarantee
A FULL LINE OF
CoalScnttles, Coal Vases.. Anflirons,Sliovei
ant Toiips, Meat Choppers, Etc.
Not only guaranteed by the manu?
facturers but by their agents.
W. Bl. Burns.
The Best Shoes
W. L. DOUGLAS
$3 SHOE GENTLEMEN.
S5, $4 and $3.50 Dress Shoe.
$3.50 Police Shoe, 3 Soles.
$2.50, $2 for Workingmen.
$2 and $1.75 for Boys?
LADIES AND MISSES,
83, $2.50 $2, $1.75
CAUTION.-If any dealer
offers you W. L. Douglas
.hoes at a reduced price,
or says he has them with?
out tho name stamped
on the bottom, put him
down as a fraud.
W..L. DOUGLAS Shoes are stylish, easy fitting, and give better
satisfaction at the prices advertised than any other make. Try one pair and be con
, vmced. The stamping of W. L. Douglas' name and price on the bottom, which
! guarantees their value, saves thousands of dollars annually to those who wear them.
! Dealers who push the sale of W. L. Douglas Shoes gain customers, which helps t?
???e?f>?iLlaleS ?n their fuU linC ?f S??ds- They can afford to sell at a les. profit,
??a ^i^l ?J?,U ^n J?? moncy ?y buying: all your footwear of the dealer adver?
tised below. Catalogue free upon application? W. I* DOUGLAS, Brockton, Mass.
J. RYTTENBERG & SONS._
The next session of the In?
stitute will begin on SEPTEM
BER 12th, 1893.
For terms and catalogue
H. F. Wilson, ;
June 21 Sumter, S. C.
IMPROVE TOUR STOCK.
IHAVE A FINK half grade HOLSTEIN
BULL, aod persons desiring his service
cac get same at reasonable rate.
G. W. REARDON.
COMMANDER & RICHARDSON,
LIBERTY STREET, SUMTER, S. C.
WE HAVE FORMED A CO-PARTNERSHIP
For tbe purpose of working Marble and
Moments, Hstones, Etc,
And doing a General Business in that line.
A complete workshop hus been fitted up on
LIBERTY STREET, NEAR POST OFFICE
And we are now ready to execute with
promptness all orders consigned to us. Satis?
faction guaranteed. Obtain our price before
placing an order elsewhere.
W. H. COMMANDER,
G. E. RICHARDSON.
We Need no Introduction to the Trading
So only call attention to a few special lines in our immense stock.
We have purchased this season
The Handsomest Hr Clothing
Ever offered in this market.
WE CAN FIT YOU
in a Prince Albert for $18 to ? We have Square Cut suits
$20-usually sold at $25. braided and unbraided in
In a Cutaway suit for $17 to extra length (latest shapes)
$22-worth'25 pr. ct. more. . price-$16 to $25. Extra
In Long Cut sack suits, Pant8 from ?5c* "to $7
(latest fad) for $15 to $20. Good line of Mackintoshes
Overcoats in great variety and Gum Coats-Price re
-cheaper than the cheapest. duced to reduce stock.
Boys' Knee Suits a special?
ty-6izes 4 to 14-extra
knee pants, priced 35c. to
75c. per pair.
Boys' Overcoats-sizes 5 to
18. Big drive in Overalls.
See our Youths* & Boys'
Suits, priced from $1.25
BEST LINE OF
TIS, BOWS, TUCKS, F0MMA1S, WINDSORS,
and everything that's made in neckwear.
WE KEEP THE
And several other special brands of Shirts, which would induce you to
buy if you would only come in and see them.
Good. DLiinie of
COLLARS) GUFFS, SUSPENDERS, &C, AT LOWEST PRICES.
Don't buy your
Until you have seen our stock. White and Scarlet Flannels at surprisingly
low figures. To those whom it may concern-We have
Celluloid Collars at 10c- Just think of it! and
Cuffs to match at 25c. per pair.
JOB LOT OF HATS
FROM 50c. to $1.50. TO SEE THEM IS TO BUY THEM.
Our regular stock of Hats is surpassed by none in the city for style and
lower than any in price.
oct 25 Levi Bros.
Epperson's Coal Tard*
Pennsylvania Red Ash, Egg, Stove and Nut
Alabama and Tennessee Bituminous Coal also
Pocahontas Blacksmith and Steam Coal. Prices
to compete with any dealers. Weight and
GEO. F. EPPERSON,
SUMTER, S, C. Office at Epperson's Livery Stable,
KINGMAN & CO.,
FEWB FANCY GROCERIES.
New Crop 1893 Nuts and Raisins, New Mince Meat, Jams, Jellies, &c, &c.
Kingman & Co*'s Reliable Hams,
Strips and Smoked Tongues are the finest goods
on the market to-day, they are mild and sweet.
New Buckwheat, Graham and Rye Flour. The largest line of
Canned Goods in the city, all fresh packed and the best goods at
Rock Bottom Prices.
First Class / /
WOVEN WIRE SPRINGS/^. /
/ vvc /OUR
At $2.50. AcOsV /' ,
We make them / / _0F_
while you / Furniture
wait. ^?s3S> / AND
/A^V / PICTURES
COME AND M ?k/^V^V AT
SEE IT X<yS^ / is aow_complete.
DONE^r /just watch our prices.
/ /They cannot be equaled.
CHEAP OAK SUITS OUR SPECIALTY.