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Tmt SUMTES. WATCHMAN, lUtmbl?aued April, 1850?
fesolMated Aug. 2,1881.
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Be Just and Fear not-Let all the Ends thou Aims't at, be thy Country's, thy God's and .Truth's."
THB TB CB SOUTHRON, Established June l*&
SUMTER. S. C.. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 2.1901.
New Series-Toi. XXI. So, 9
What State Names Mean.
"What's in a name?" asks the poet;
yet. many names are foll of meaning,
and contain historical associations well
worth remembering. For example,
see what is to be found in the names of
the states :
Maine takes its name from the
province of Maine, in France, and was
so called as a compliment to Henriet?
ta, the queen of Charles I., who was
its owner.
New Hampshire took its name from
Hampshire, Englaand. New Hamp?
shire was originally called Lacon i a.
Vermont is French (Vert mont),
signifying "green mountain."
Massachusetts is an Indian word,
-signifying "country about the great
hills."
Rhode Island gets its name because
of its fancied resemblance to the Isl?
and of Rhodes, in the Mediterranean
Sea.
The real name of Connlecticut is
"Qu?neh-ta-cut." It is a Mohican
word, signifying "long river."
New York was so named as a com?
pliment to the Duke ' of York, whose
brother. Charles LL, granted him
that territory. i
New Jersey was. named for Sir
George Carter, who was at that time
governor of the Isle of Jersey, in the
British Channel.
Pennsylvania, as is generally known,
.takes its name-from William Penn,
the *4 sylvania" part of it meaning
"woods." Literally, it is "Pennas
woods."
Delaware derives its name from
"Thomas West, Lord de la ware.
- Maryland was named in honor of
Henrietta Maria, queen of Charles I.
Virginia got its name from Queen
Elizabeth, the "Virgin.Queen."
Kentucky does hot mean ' ' dark and
bloody ground," but is derived from
the, Indian word,, "Kain-tukee,"
signifying "land of the head of the
river."
The Carolinas were named from
K^umas de Flores, -or, "feast of
? -the flowers. "
- Alabama comes from a Greek word,
and signifies .* ' land of rest. ' I
Louisiana was so named in honor of
Louis XIV.
Mississippi is* a Natchez word that
means * bather of waters. "
Three or fourX ndian interpretations
have been given to the word- Arkan?
sas, the best being that it signifies
"smoke waters," the French prefix
"ark" meaning "bow."
Tennessee, according to some writer,
is from Tenasea, an Lidian chief:
others have it that it m?ans " river
of the big bend."
Ohio has had several meanings fitted
to it. Some say that it is a Suwanee
word, meaning "the beautiful river."
Others ref er to the Wyandotte word
"Oheza, which signifies "something
great"
- Indiana means "land of Indians."
Illinois is supposed to be derived
from an Indian word which was in?
tended to refer to a superior class of
men.
Wisconsin is an Indian word, mean?
ing % wild, rushing waters. ' '
Missouri means "muddy water."
Michigan is from an Indian word,
meaning "great lake."
The name of Kansas is based on the
same as that of Arkansas.
Iowa is named from an Indian tribe
-the Kiowas; the Kiowas were so
caUed by the Illinois Indians because
they were " across the river. "
The name of California is a matter
bf much dispute. Some writers say
that it first appeared in a Spanish
romance of 1536, the heroine being an
Amazonian named California."
Colorado is a Spanish word, applied
to that portion oi the Rocky Moun?
tains on account of its many colored
peaks.
Nebraska means "shallow waters."
' Nevada is a Spanish word, signify
. ing "snot? covered mountains. "
Georgia had its name bestowed when
it was a colony in honor of George IL
, The Spanish missionaries of 1524
called the country now known as
. Texas "Mixrecapah," and the people
"Mixtecas." From the last word the
hame bf "Texas is supposed to have
been derived.
Oregon is a Spanish word, signifying
[ [ vales of wild thyme. ' '
Dakota means "leagued,^ or "allied
tribes."
Wyoming is the Indian word for
" big plains. ' ?
Washington gets its name from our
first president.
Montana means mountains.,
Idaho is a name that has never been
satisfactorily accounted for.-Morn^
ing Star.
That's Your Fae? Worth
Sometimes a fortune, but never, if you have
a sallow complexion, a jaundiced look, moth
patches and blotches on the skin, all feigns of
Liver Trouble- Bat "Dr. King's Ne? Li'e
Pills give Clear Sk n, Rosy Cheeks, Kich
Complexion Ooly 25 cents at J F W De
Lorine's Drug Store. 6
Washington, Sept. 24.-Rear Admi?
ral Edwin M. Shepard has been de?
tached from the naval war college and
ordered to the Port Royal naval station
as commandant succeeding Rear Ad?
miral Mortimer L. Johnson, who re?
lieves Admiral Sampson as command?
ant of the Boston navy yard. .
Washington, Sept. 25.-Secretary
Cortelyou today announced that Presi?
dent Roosevelt would not hold any offi
. cia! functions at the White House un?
til the public reception on New Year's
day. After that date they will take
place as formerly. The flag on the ex?
ecutive mansion will fly at half staff
and mourning papers will be used by
the heads of the departments for a
period of 30 days.
White Maa Turned Yellow.
Great consternation was felt by the friends
of M A Hogarty. of Lemington, Ky, when
they saw he was turning -yellow Ills skio
slowly changed color, also his eyes, ?nd he
suffered terribly: . His malady was Geltow
Jaundice. He was treated b) the best t?ictor?,
but without benefit. Then h9 watt advUed to
try Electric Bitters, the wonderful Stomach
and Liver remedy, arid he writes: "After tab
ing two bottles I was wholly cured." A trial
proves its matchless merit for all Stomach,
T/iver and K"dney troubles. Only 25c- Sold
by J F W T)eL >rme, Druggist- 6
The Shamrock-Columbia race was
called off yesterday on account of light
winds which prevented the completion
of the race within the time,limit. The
Columbia outsailed the Shamrock in
? the light wind.
ASTHMA CURE FREE!
Asthmaiene Bripgs Instant Relief and Permanent
Cure in All Cases.
SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.
WRITE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS PLAINLY.
There is nothing like Asthmalene. It
brings instant relief, even in the worst
cases. It cures when all else fails.
The Rev. C. F. Wells, of Villa Ridge,
UL, sa> s : "Your trial bottle of Asthma?
lene received in good condition, I cannot
tell you how thankful I feel for the good
derived from it. I was a slave, chained
with putrid sore throat and asthma for ten
years. I despaired of ever being cured.
I saw your advertisement for the cure of
this dreadful and tormenting .'? disease, as?
thma, and thought you had overspoken
yourselves, but resolved to give it a trial.
To my astonishment, the trial acted like a
charm. Send me a full-size bottle."
REV. DR. MORRIS WECHSLER.
Rabbi of the Cong. Bnai Israel,
New York, Jan. 3,1901.
Drs. Taft Bros'. Medicine Co4
Gentlemen: Your Asthmalene is an ex?
cellent remedy for asthma and hay fever,
and its composition alleviates all troubles
which combine with asthma. Its success
is astonishing and wonderful.
After having it carefully analyzed, we
can state that Asthmalene contains no
opium3 morphine, chloroform or ether.
Very truly yours, Rev. Dr. Morns Wechsler.
Avon Springs, New York, Feb. 1, 1901.
Dr. Taft Bros. Medicine Co..
Gentlemen: I write this testimonial from ? sense of dutyj having tested the^won?
derful, effect of your Asthmalene, for the cure of asthma. My wife has been afflicted
with spasmodic asthma for the past 12 years. Having exhausted my own skill as well
as many others, I chanced to see your sign upon your windows on 130th street, New
York, I at once obtained a "bottle of Asthmalene. My wife commenced taking it about
the first of November. I very soon noticed a radical improvement. After using one
bottle her asthma has disappeared and she is entirely free from all symptoms. I feel
that I can consistently recommend the medicine to ali who are afflicted with this dis?
tressing disease. Yours respectfully, 0. D. Phelps, M D.
Dr. Taft Bros.-Medicine Co. . Feb. 5, 190L
Gentlemen: I was troubled with asthma for 22 years. I have tried numerous reme?
dies, but they have all failed. I ran across your advertisement and started with a trial
bottle. I found relief at once. I have since purchased your full-size bottle, and I am
ever grateful. I have family of four children, and for six years was unable to work,
lam now in the best of health and am doing business every day. This testimony you
can make such use of as you see fit. S. Raphael,
Home address, 235 Rivington street. 67 East 129th st., New York City.
Trial Bottle Sent Absolutely Free on Receipt of Postal.
Do not delay. Write at once, addressing DB. TAFT BROS'. MEDICINE CO., 79 East
130th street. New York City. .
Aug 16-6m SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
?In Season.
Bb'Jon Run a Gin or Machinery of Any Kind?
. Then come to us for
BELTING, either Leather or Rubber,
PULLEYS or other fixtures,
Machine Oils, Gin supplies in general.
Tour attention is invited to our fine line of
SADDLES, HARNESS, WHIPS.
Full stock of
And everything in the Hardware line at reasonable prices.
L. B. DURANT,
The Hardware Man of Sumter
Septl8--x
CHAIN EB
FOR TEN
Jf? YEARS
cvERY^B^kpniHoa
? RELIEF.
BETTER THAU BABBIT ITAL
Mill men who have need for babbit
metal for renewing bearings can
obtain old type from the undersigned.
Type metal is much more expensive
than commercial babbit metal and is
much superior as any one who has
used it knows. I have a lot of old
type on hand which will be sold as
babbit metal at a price that will
make it. cheaper than babbit.
May 30 N. G- OSTEEN.
TURNIP SEED,
Onion Sets-leading
varieties.
Also assortment of Garden
Seeds.
Havana Segars.
Large line of fine Havana
Segars.
Toilet Articles.
A choice line of Toilet and
Fancy Goods to which atten?
tion is invited at
DeLorme's Drug Store.
i WHITS & ?Ul,
Fire Insurance Agency
ESTABLISHED 186?.
Represent, among other Companies
i LIVERPOOL & LONDON & GLOBF
NORTH BRITISH & MEBCANTILB
HOME, of New York.
UNDERWRITERS'AGENCY, N. V.
LANCASTER INSURANCE CO.
Capital represented $75,900,900
Fer. 28.
A CARD.
Sumter, 8. C., Aug. 22, 1901.
Crosswell & Go. beg to an?
nounce that their business af?
ter September 1st will be con?
fined entirely to the wholesale
trade.
We wish to thank the pub?
lic and our many retail cus?
tomers for their kind and gen?
erous patronage, and assure
them that should we ever enter
into the retail business again
that it will be our aim as in
the past to serve them to the
best of our ability.
We invite merchants, here
and in adjacent territory, to
get our prices before making
purchases, believing we can
save them money.
Yours truly,
CRQSSWELL & CO.,
PHONE 53.
Aa? 23
SCavcats, and Trade-Marks obtained and all Pat
rent businessconduct?? for MODERATE FEES. '<
'iou?. OFFICE is OPPOSITE U. S. PATEN rorricE
5anu ive can secure patent in less tune thia inose
Jremote from "Washington.
5 Send model, drawing or photo., tv?th descrip
5tioa. We advise, if patentable or not, free of
{charge. Oar fee not due till patent is secured.
A PAMPHLET '* How to Obtain Patents," with
cost of same in the U. S. and foreign countries
sent free. Address,
C.A.SNOW&?O.
OPP. PATENT OFFICE, WAsmrtaTott. J>. fi.
.? ... j?m
^SUMTER,
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THE. GEE ATEST, GRANDEST AND BEST OP
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Three Rings, HalfJttile Track, 1000 Features,
100 Phenomenal Acts, 25 Clowns, 20 Hurricane: Rac?is; 4
Trains, 10 Acres Canvas, 10,000 Seats, 1,500 Employed, ft
Bands, 50 Cages, Droves of Camels, 15 Open Dens, Herds of
Elephants, $1,000 Daily Expenses,
MUSEUM, MENAGERIE AND ROYAL ROMAN HIPPODROME,
Capital $3,000,000.
The greatest performers in tbe known world are with tbe Great Wallace
Shows this season, including the
NELSON
^^^^^^^^ ^
The 7 STIRES-Bicycle and Skating Expert^
The IO DELLAMEADS, St?ttiary Artists;.
Mlle, Norada French, Mysterious Globe.
10 principal male and Female Equestrians. Leon and Singing
Mules. The Livingstons, Aerial Bar Extraordinary.
THE SISTERS VORTEX. TRIPLE REVOLVING TRAPEZE
Our Street Parade
At 10 a tn daily, ie the finest ever pot on the streets A Sunburst of
Splendor A Triumph of Art, Money and Good Taste, with lavish luxury
of spectacular effect, and greatest professional features conceivable. 1
Excursions run on every.line of travel. No gambling devices tolerated.
Never Divides- Never Disappoints.

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