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TSB luKTKB WATCHMAN, Established April. 1850.
osolidated Aag. 2,1881.
Be Just and Fear not-Let all tue Ends thou Aims't at be thy Country s thy God s and Truth'
SUMTER. S. C. WEDNESDAY. JUNE 29, 1904
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Contracta for three^uipntiis, or longer*wil>
. be m-'Se at reduced rate*. ?
AU eoTSEaaB?catiens wMeh subserve onvate
interests will be.?barged for as advertiemeats.
Obituaries and tributes of respects will be
^barged for. ' ~
IM OF ? KEW FORDE Bill.
The Suffrage Plank in the Re?
publican. Platform,
ii is lire Work ot Crumpacker. Lodge and
Giber South-Haters, Backed Up by
Roosevelt * ?
Washington, June"1& ~*?he Southern
suffrage plank in the Republican plat?
form is generally regarded here by
- leading men of both parties as the
most important- utterance of the Con?
vention. It means the greatest strug?
gle in American politics since the war
against the-South. The declaration
?means that the Republicans are pledg?
ed to take up the "question of the re?
presentation in Congress and in the
Electoral College of the Southern
States that. restricts the suffrage of
the negro voters. * .
It? is the result of persistent efforts
cf- Representative Crumpacker, bf
Indiana, in Congress and at previous
national conventions 4? commit the
Republican party to reduce the repre?
sentation of those States where the
negro vote is restricted. He has been
seconded by Senator Lodge,- the spon?
sor of the Lodge force bill.
Presidents Harrison and McKinley
were urged to support the Crumpacker
proposition, but they refused to Tevive
sectionalism cn that issue. President
Roosevelt, however, readily gave his
sanction to the Crumpacker plank,* in
view of his experience in connection
' with the Booker Washington incident,
the Crem case and the Indianoia, Ala?
bama, .postoffice contest.
Representative Cowherd, chairman
of the Democratic Congressional com?
mittee, vigorously* denounces the Re?
publican platform generally and de?
clares it vulnerable to Democratic at
tack because of its evasive character.
straddles on tariff revision," said j
Mr. Cowherct, "and repudiates Secre-1
tary Taft's proposed Philippine policy.
The leading issue made by the repub?
licans comes to be on the subject of
Southern suffrage. Crumpacker has
been working for years to get his party
to adept bis suggestion and, having
failed to impiess Congress with the
wisdom of his contention, he has
finally succeeded in securing recog?
nition at a National Conventjon. It
meansa renewal of the force bili fight
H" and it is intended to have its effect
upon the negro voters in the doubtful
States. The Republicans have made
it the leading issue of the campaign
and we ar? prepared to meet them on
it g? j
The New York Herald of today says:
"f?t is freely admitted that this new
stand of the Republican party on the
Southern |uestion may cut an im?
portant figure at the St Louis Con?
vention. The raising of the issue with
a candidate who does new and daring
things, and undoubtdly will be expect?
ed to make a stern effort to carry out
the policy, will make the Democrats
of tho South inclined to lay aside per?
sonal preferences ftnd look for the man
who can win."
"They have been for Judge Parker,
but Tammany says Parker cannot win.
They will now want the very strongest
candidate they can get, and will spend
their efforts and their money to elect
such a one.
**If they have any doubt about the
running abilities, of Judge Parker they
are likely to turn, in the great emer?
gency that confronts them, to a strong
er candidate, if he can be round.
"This candidate may be Mr. Cleve?
land, if there is any means of getting
, him to consent to serve. He is the
man who is regarded as the strongest
to run against Roosevelt. The South
has not felt warmly towards Mr.
Cleveland, but under these conditions
the South would swallow all its preju?
dices, and vote for any man who has
gone on record in favor of the conten?
tion of the South on the race question.
This Mr. Clerveland has done. The
negro suffrage plank also brings Sena?
tor German prominently in the public
eye ES a candidate, always assuming
that the nomination cf Judge Parker
is already doubtful.
Senator Gorman is the foremost
advocate of the rights of the Southern !
States to reun?ate their own political j
affairs. He was the leader of thc I
Senate when the Democrats defeated
the Lodge Force bill in 1890, and un?
der his leadership the State o" Mary-'
land has become Democratic again,
through the operation of an election
law of bte own devising which ex?
cludes many negroes from voting."
R. M. L. in the News and Courier.
Worst of All Experiences
Can anything be worse than to fell that j
every minute will be your last ? Such was j
the experience of Mrs. S. ll. New>ca, j
Decatur, Ala., 'For three year-*'" she j
write*, **i endured insufferable pain from ! (
indigestion, stomach and bowel fcrcnble. j
Death seemed inevitable when doctors and j ,
ail remedies failed. At length J was in-1 '
duoed to try Electric Bitters and the re- ?
suit was miraculous. I improved at once {j
sud now I'm completely recovered." For j {
liver, kidney, stomach and bowel troubles
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pom lenee UNDER
FIRE FROM LAND ?ND SEH.
Big Battle Hear Haicheng-Russians
Defeated With Great Less.
Japanese Strengthening Their Po?
sitions at Every Point in the
Liao Tung Peninsula.
'S "
Cbefoo, June 23, 1 p. m.-Messages
received here report that the Japanese
have made a simultaneous attack on
Port Arthur from land and sea, but it
is impossible to obtain details of the
forces engaged or the result at this
time.
New York, June 23, 1 p. m.-The
World correspondent has just sent in a
bulletin reporting a big battle near
Haicheng in which the Japanese have
defeated the Russians with great loss.
TWELVE HUNDRED LOST BY THE
* - RUSSIAN FORCE.
London, June 22.-A dispatch to
The Daily Mail under date of June. 21
from New Ch wang says :
While a Russian force pf 8,000 under
Gen. Kondratsvitch was traversing
Wafungko ravine, nine mils southeast
of Kan Chou, June 19, it was sur?
prised by concealed Japanese artillery.
The Russians lost heavily, their cas?
ualties being 1,200 in number. Gen.
Kondratsvitch extricated his men and
led them in good order to another en?
trenched position. . \
KUROPATKIN TO TROOPS.
Kai Chou, Liao Tung Peninsula,
June 22.-Japanese scouts have appear?
ed two miles from Sen Chen (Siung Yi
Shan?). The main columns cf the
enemy are" three miles in the*rear..
Gen. Sarnonoff, with the Hus?ian
rear guard, is falling back as the Jap?
anese advance. ;
' A number cf men missing after the
battle of Vafangow have rejoined their
regiments. - The Russian losses are
expectecfto total 3,500. The troops
are in excellent condition in spite of
the fearful weather. Th'e roads are
ankle deep in mire but the rains are
npw ceasing.
Gen. Kuropatkin arrived here Mon?
day, inspected Gen. Stake!berg's corps
and addressed the troops, saying:
"I shall see you soon again. We
must settle with the Japanese prompt?
ly. Till then we are not going home."
The men replied heartily.
The general also addressed the regi?
ments which specially distinguished
themselves in the recent fighting, and
presented the St. George's cross to 255'
officers and men who were drawn upon
the platform ?of the railroad station
and gave the commander in chief a
hearty send off.\ ?
Kuropatkin stood on the ste]? of his
train . as it moved out ard waved a
farewell to the troops.
Siung Yi Shan is 25 miles southeast
of Kai Chou.
LOST A MILLION IN GOLD.
Vladivostok, June 21.-Delayed in
transmission. )-The report that for?
cing attaches were on board the Japa?
nese transports which were supk by
tbe Vladivostok squadron in the straits
of Corea is untrue. Three English?
men,. L. Anderson, J. D. Ring and
W. Kerr of the transport Sadd were
brought here. They say that other
Japanese transports are in many cases
officered by Englishmen. The Sodo
lost $1,000,000 in English gold.
HEARING BIG GUNS.
Cbefoo, June 22.-A steamer which
passed within three miles of Liao Tie
Shan promontory reports that tbe big
guns on Golden Hill were fired from 5
to 6 o'clock on Tuesday\inorning and
later the firing; of machine guns back
of Port Arthur was beard for many
hours.
EXPEpTING A FIGHT.
St. Petersburg, June 22, 6.20 p. m.
-It is not betraying Vice Admiral
Skrydloff's plans to say tbat import?
ant naval developments are imminent
in the far east. The admiralty has no
news of the reported loss of two Rus?
sian torpedo boat destroyers off Port
Arthur. I The latest dispatch from
Rear Admiral Witboft, in command of
the naval forces at Port Arthur, dated
June IT, reports ail well there. t
WITHOUT OPPOSITION.
Tokio, June 22, 7 p. m.-A divis?
ion cf the army under Gen. Oku occu?
pied Hasbi Ungg Yao yesterday with?
out opposition.
BATTLE IS IMMINENT.
St. Petersons, June 22.- The im?
minence of a battle in the northern i
part of the Liao Tuns peninsula is ad
nutted by the war office and is indi- 1
cated succinctly in today's dispatches j 1
from tne Associated Press correspond- j ?
ents at Liao Van, Kaiping and other;!
points on the railroad. j i
It is believed here that Gen. Knro- j <
patkin's object is to prevent a june- J
ture of tbe Japanese armies. On tho j
ether hand the aim of the Japanese ap
patently is to drive the Russians out I
of the Liao Tung peninsula prepara- J j
tory to a march on Liao Yaner. The
approach of the rainy season will 1
more than likely precipitate matters. !
Nothings known of only renorted [
occupation of Haiung Yai Cheng j
( Hsi Ung Yao Cbonse cr Si Yung i?
Cheng?) by the Japanese. If this !c
should be correct it azrees substanti- j 1
ally with tbe Japanese plan of advance : '
as it is understood here, but it indi- j j
rates that the Japanese outposts are *
further forward than Russian indi- "
sate. j *
- . *
MENTIONS NO FIGHTING.
^St, Petersburg, June^^ 5.45 p. m. '
-The general staff has received a
dispatch from Liao Yang dated today.
It does not mentioned any serious
Sighting. The Russian rear guard is
row at Zeu Chen.1 Gen. Kuroki'sad
vance along the roads from Sin Yem,
fading respectively to Hai Chen, Ta
Che Chou and Kal Chou is being
warmly contested by Gen. Kuropat
kin's outposfs. The column heading
for Kai Chou is the furtherest ad?
vanced but is still 30 miles distant. A
SBrious collision is regarded at the
war office as unlikely for some days.
Gen. Kuroki's movements betrays a
tsndency to go south and join Gen.
Oku. Gen. Kuroki's outposts are
f ortifying the pass between Saimtaza
and Kwan Dian Sian.
MADE SMALL CAPTURE.
St. Petersburg, June 22.-The em?
peror bas received the following dis?
patch vf rom Vice Admiral Syrydloff
dated June 21 :
teA division pf torpedo boats under
the command of Capt. Venogradsky,
aide de camp of the grand admiral,
vrhich was sent out June 15 on an ex?
pedition along the coast of Japan, re
tamed to Vladivostok today. The tor?
pedo boats approached Port Tsashi,
near Hakodate but a fog prevented
their entrance. Several training and
transport schooners were captured.
Cue schooner was brought to Vladi?
vostok. The majority of the schoon?
ers were conveying ?sh and rice to
Sasebo and Shimonoseki."
St. Petersburg, June 23, 1.10 p, m.
--The expectation of a great battle
las been intensified by Gen. Kuropat
kin's speech to Gen. Stakelberg's
corps, on Monday at Kai-Chon, wh9n
?he commander in-chief said he would
s Be the troops again soon, that they
must settle the Japanese promptly and
that they were not going home until
this had been done. The General is
rjaderstood to have meant that hex
would return from Liao Yang with a
large force and give battle. It is
pointed out that he can afford to leave
a. compart?vely small garrison at Liao
Yang in view of the absence of any
clirect advance from Feng-Wang-Cheng
?.nd the concentration of the Japanese
iorces south. In the opinion of many
cc. ^rvative -military, men'Kuropat
kir. , massing of troops at Kai Chou
du J not necessarily indicate his in?
tention to give battle, but merely to
('heck the Japanese advance and defei
i he occupation of New Cliwang; the
possession of which would be of great
advantage to the Japanese during the
::ainy season, affording the enemy
housing accommodation and enabling
1;hem to land supplies and harass the
Russians. ,
The occupation of Siung-Yo-Shan
by a Japanese detachment indicates
*;bat the connection between the ene?
my's armies is practically arsured, as
Siung-Yo-Shan is half way between
Gen. Oku's and Gen. Kuroki's posi?
tions, at Senuchen and Sin-Yen, re?
spectively. In the opinion of the gen?
eral staff the Sinng-Yo-Shan detach?
ment is an outpost of the Siu-Y'een
iirmy or of another force, recently
banded at Ching-Tai-Tsze.
The roads from Sin-Yen and Ching
Tai-Tsze pass Siung-Yo-Sha.n, whence
"hey proceed respectively to Senuchen
;md Kai-Shou. The information of
she war office accounts for the posi?
tion of twelve Japanese divisions.
The whereabouts of two others is
unknown. These are the 6th and the
7sb, which probably were the last to
arrive, as they come from Hakodate.
Due or both may have just landed,
furnishing a link between the armies
of Kuroki and Oku.
According to the latest reports Gen.
Oku's main army is still several'
miles south of Senuchen.
Liao Y'ang, June 24.-It is reported
that Gens. Oku and Kuroki have
joined forces and are attacking from
the direction of Vafangow. There is
talk of a serious engagement shortly.
It is also rumored that the Japanese
forces which were recently advancing
in this direction have fallen *back on
Feng Wang Cheng.
KUROPATKIN IS CAUTIOUS.
St. Petersburg. June 24.-News
from the theatre of war indicates that
Gen. Kuropatkin will not give battle
to the combined armies of Gens Oku
and Kuroki near Ka Chou. Doubt is
now cast upon the impression prevail?
ing for several days that the bulk of
the Liao Yang army had been advanc?
ing southward, .though it may be that
Gen. Kuropatkin is concentrating his
forces in the neighborhood cf Hai
Cheng. The only thing that can be
stated with certainty is that the in?
formation received by the wir cffice
shows that Gen. Kuropatkcin has no
intention of seriouslv contesting the
Japanese advance on Kai Chou, which"
would seem to carry with it the de?
cision to practically abandon the entire
peninsula to the enemy and as a neces
?ary consequnece the withdrawal of
the Russian troops from New Cb wang.
Military critics approve of Gen. Kuro
patkin's decision not to fight at Ka
Chou, which they point ont is a par- I
kicularly unfavorable position exposed I
:o a flank attack from Kuroki cn one
-ide and to a possible landing at New
Jhwang on the other. The Japanese ?
.orces engaged in this movement are
estimated at I?0,000 men and an enor
nous number of guns.
HEAVY FIRING HEARD.
Chefoo, June 24,2 p. m. -Heavy '
iring was heard in the direction of !
Port Artbur.during several hours last '
light and this morning. ! '
A RUSSIAN REPULSE.
Tokio. June 24, 2 p. m.-Four thou?
sand Russians including infantry,
:avalry and artillery, attacked at '
Uyang Pien Men, about 50 miles <
jortheast of Feng Wang Client last <
["uesday. The Russians were repulsed ?
ind retreated toward Shinkailine. '
rhe Russians lost five killed and 20 ?
vounded. The Japanese loss is not ?
:iven. 1
RUSSIAN BATTLESHIP SUNK. j
Tokio, June 25.-Admiral Togo re- i
ports an engagement at Port Arthur
last Thursday in which a battleship of
th? Persevite type was sunk and a
battleship of tbe Sevastopol type and
first-clss cruiser of the Diana type
were damaged.
The Japanese fleet was practically
undamaged.
Tokio, June 25, 10. 15 a. m.-It is
reported that the Port Arthur fleet
came out of the harbor Thursday and
engaged the Japanese'fleet. .
St. Petersburg, June 25.-Over two
hundred persons were drowned today by
the sinking of a ferry boat on the
.river.
GEORGE GOULD'S VICTORY.
He Forces an Entrance for the
Wabash System Into Pittsburg.
-
i Pittsburg, Pa., June 25.-After
four ye?rs of unremitting effort .and
an expenditure of $20,000,000, the new
line of the Wabash Railroad into
Pittsburg is about to become an ac
complish'ed fact. The first train will
be run from this city to St. Louis to?
morrow and will carry a distinguished
party as guests of George Gould.
.Tbe event marks a victory without a
parallel in the history of American
railroads. When the Gould interests
decided to carry one end of their 15,
C00 mile railroad system into Pittsburg
they faced stupendous obstacles which
could be overcome only by illimitable
resources. In the first place they
had to m^t the opposition of the
Pennsylvania Ralroad, which institut?
ed drastic reprisals and even went to
the length of destroying millions of
dollars worth of Western Union prop?
erty along its lines.
Almost as formidable as the opposi?
tion cf the Pennsylvania were the en?
gineering difficulties to be overcome
in the. construction of the new line.
From Pittsburg to Jowett, throughout
its entire length of sixty miles, the
line is a continuous series of deep cuts
and high embankments, great bridges
andr viaducts, tunnels and culverts.
So rough is the country which is tap?
ped by the new line that scarcely a
mile in its whole length carries the
surface level of the ground.
Exclusive of two great cantilever
bridges, there are nine important
viaducts on the line, aggregating 4,964
feet in length. The Monongahela
bridge at Pittbsnrg is the largest
cantilever bridge in America, and,
excepting the Firth of Forth bridge,
the largest of ita kind in the world.
It has a middle span of 812 feet and
two end spans of 347 each, making a
total length of 1,506 feet. The mean
pool level of the river is cleared by
seventy feat.
Second only to this bridge is that
over the Ohio river at Mingo. This,
with a central span of 700 feet and
two end spans, each of 298 feet, has a
total length of 1296 feet, and is 90 feet
above the water. These bridges cost
nearly $1,000,000 each.
There are nineteen tunnels on the
line, .aggregating 20,459 feet, or nearly
four miles in length. To reduce the
number of bridges the course of Cross
creek in Pennsylvania and West Vir?
ginia bas been cbr.nged at several
places, new channels as much as fifty
feet deep having been blasted through
solid rock. The entire line is laid
with ninety-pound steel rails.
Out of Pittsburg a one per cent,
grade carries four miles to the sum?
mit at the west portal of the Green?
tree tunnel. Here will be the new
terminal freight yard, where trains
will be made up to full weight for the
run to Jewett Except for this short
switching haul out of Pittsburg, the
maximum grade, either west or east,
is 37 feet to the mile.
Notwithstanding the great cost of
the line the Gould interests figure that
it will bring in ample returns. The
road was built with a certain know?
ledge that vast traffic, running into
the millions of tons, was to be had at
the outset. Along the line local busi?
ness-coal, agricultural products and
passenger travel-is counted upon to
develop gradually. Already through
Washington county, in anticipation
of the new outlet, coal pits have been
dug and collieries built in what were
but yesterday grain fields and pas?
tures. Oil wells have also been sunk.
From Pittsburg the Wabash will be
the short line to Toledo, while to
Chicago it will be only five miles, and
to St. Louis forty miles, longer than
the Pennsplvania routes.
Thrown From a Wagon.
Mr. George K. Babcock was thrown from j
his wagon and e?verely bruised. He ap- .
plied Chamberlain'* Fain Balm freely and
says it is the best liniment he ever used.
Mr. Babcock is a well known citizen of
North Plain, Conn. There is nothing ]
eqnal to Pain Balsi for sprains and
bruises. It will effect a cure in one-third
the time required by any other treatment.
For sale by China's Drug Store. i
Adrian, Ga., June 24.-At a picnic ?
here today Ed Spivey, of this place, l
and Charles 'Hilton, of Vidalia, be- ?
came involved in a fracas in which 1
Spivey shot and instantly killed Hil- i
ton. Spivey claims he shot in self de s
tense. His clothes were cut and a s
knife was found in the dead man's t
hands. The trouble was bought about '
by Hilton occupying a seat which c
Spivey had vacated for a short time
to get some water. Both young men
b )re good reputations. j
Sued by His Doctor. *
"A doctor here has sued me for $12.50
which I claimed was excessive for a case of
cholera morbus," says R. White, of Coa
?hel!a, Cal. "At the trial he praised his
nedical skill and medicine. I asked him
f it was not Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
md Diarrhoea Remedy he used as I had 1
jood reason to believe it was, and he
?rould not say under oath that it Wis not."
S'o doctor could use a better remedy than
his in a cas*? of cholera morbus, lt never ;
ail?. Sold by China's Drug Store.
IGH PEBBiC?B?S ?S FREE.
Biographical Sketch of the Fam?
ous Captive.
Has Relatives, in This State-His Grand
fateer, Enoch Hanford, Was First
Professor of Languages in South
Carolina College.
Tangier, June 25, 12.55.-Ion Perdi
caris and Cromwell Varley, who were
captured by the bandit Raisuli, have
just arrived here.
Perdicaris is very much fatigued
after his long ride, but says he is glad
to get back. He is greatly pleased
with the reception accorded him by
the townsmen who met him in great
numbers.;
Perdicaris suffered many hardships
while in the hands of Raisuli although^
he says he does not tfrink these were
the fault of the bandit chief and that
he had every comfort possible under
the circumstances.
Varley appeals to be as cheerful and
bright as if he had just returned from
a picnic.
Both Perdicaris and Varley are
much thinner, especially the former,
who has aged considerably.
Perdicaris was received at his town
house by the authorities, the admirals
of the neets and numerous personal
friends. His Moorish servants made
a great demonstration of joy., kissing
their master's hands and clothes.
Much credit is due to the she reefs
of Wazan, Mulai Ali and Mulai Hamet,
who have devoted much time in their
efforts to secure the success ol* the ne?
gotiations. Mulai Ali remained at
Raisuli's camp continuously, thus en?
suring the safety of the lives of the
captives while Mulai Hamet traveled
back and forth between Tangier and
Benairos. Mulai Haraet says he arriv?
ed at the camp of Zelal, Governor of
the Beni M'Sara tribe at 3 o'clock on
June 23, but that the captives did not
arrive until the morning of June 24.
Nothing unusual occurred during the
exchange of the prisoners, who started
immediately for their respective homes.
The delay in turning over the pris?
oners was apparently merely a mistake
as to the date set for their release.
John Hanford Perdicaris is a-son of
Gregory Perdicaris and Margaret Han?
ford Perdicaris and was born in Ath?
ens while his father was United States
consul there. His mother was a
daughter of Encch Hanford, the first
professor of languages at the South
Carolina college, and Mary Dewitt
Hanford, a daughter of Col. William
Dewitt of Society Hill, S. C. His
mother was a sister of the late Chief
Justice Molver's mother of South
Carolina, tbus making tlie now fa?
mous Perdicaris a first cousin of the
late chief justice.
Gregory Perdicaris, the fathoer f
John Hanford Perdicaris, was a polit?
ical exile from Greece, where he had
taken part against their existing gov
ernmpp. and became a citizen of the
United States, residing in New Jersey
where he amassed a considerable for?
tune. He was sent as a consul to
Greece by this government.
John Hanford Perdicaris is a scholar
of considerable note and besides is an
artist of decided talent and reputa?
tion, having studied art in the best
colleges of Europe.
He married a Mrs. Varley, an Eng?
lish woman, whose son by a former
marriage was captured with him. The
name "Ion", corresponds to "John."
Free Cattle Ranches.
Omaha, Neb., June 25.-Any citizen
of the United States who is the head
of a family and does not own more
than 100 acres of land now has a
chance to acquire a cattle ranch in
Nebraska for nothing. Under the
Kinkaid bill, which passed the last [
Congress and becomes operativ? tomor?
row, 8,844.757 acres, most of which
comprise as fine grazing land as there
is in the world, will be open to the
public as homesteads.
The lands affected by the Kinkaid
bill have been open for homesteading
in lots of 120 acres each, for many
years, but, not being suitable for ag?
ricultural purposes, and 120 acres not
being large enough on which to raise
cattle, the lands have never been
taken up by homesteaders. However,
a square mile of this land will famish
pasturage and feed for 100 head of cat?
tle throughout the entire year.
Great tracts of this land have been
fenced by tbe cattle barons of Ne?
braska, one concern having fenced in
no less than 2.000,000 acres cf< it.
These large cattle ranches row Have
to give up the government land tbey
ire using. ?jThis is gthe last large
distribution cf land that the govern?
ment will ever make.
For a Hundred Years.
For a hundred years or mora Witch
3azel has been recognized a* a superior
.emedy, but it remained for E. C. DeWitt
St Co. of Chicago, to discover how to coru
>ine the virtues of Witch Hazel with other
intisepfics, in the form of a salve. De
Mitt's Witch Hazel Salve i^ the best salve
n the world f >r sores, cuts, burns, bruises
md pilos. Tao high standing cf this
?alvo has given ri-*e io counterfeit?, and
he public is advised to look for the name
.DeWitt" on the package, and accej t no
>ther. Sold by O. B. Davis.
Automobile service bas been estab
ished between Greenville and Chick
Springs. Schedule time is 45 min
ites; one fare 75 cents; round trip 81.
?svo trips daily.
CASTORIA
For Infants and Children.
Hie Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the rf, Sj?tf^Z~
Signature of L&af7Z7&&&M
ROOSEVELT fiHD F?IBBMS.
Cut and Dried Program cf Re?
publican Convention Carried
Out to a Nicety.
Chicago, June 23, 2 p. m.-The
nomination of Roosevelt as the stand?
ard bearer of the republican- party
was made by Black in a speech which,
was greeted with wild enthusiasm, the
delegates leaving their seats and
marching around the hall. The nomi?
nation was seconded by Senator Bev?
eridge. The notification committee
was appointed and July 27th fixed as
the date to officially notify President
Roosevelt of his selection as the can?
didate of the party. Fairbanks has
been chosen as the candidate fnr vice
president, and the date of his notifi?
cation fixed for one week later.
General Strike Called.
New York, June 22.-The general
strike in all branches of the readymade
clothing trade in this city called by
the Garment borkers' Trade council
went into effect today. The men
claimed that, more than 30,000 will
have quit work before night while
members of the New York Clothing
Manufacturers' association against
whom the strike is directed declared
that most of their shops were running
with both non-union and union men
who had either refused to go out OF
had not been affected by the strike or?
der.
The trade council agrees with the
employers that the only point of dif?
ference is the "open shop" declara?
tion promulgated by the labor bureau
of * the National Association of
Clothiers after its convention in Phil?
adelphia. The strike has been order?
ed only in association factories where
the work is done directly by the man?
ufacturers.
Are Your Lungs Weak.
Doe3 the cough, left by the grippe-or
the cold, contracted during the winter,
still hang on ? Rydale's Elixir will cnre
your cough and heal your weak lungs. 3ft
kills the germs that cause cnronic throat;
and lung disease and helps nature restera
the weakened organs to health. Trail
size 25c. Family snse 50c. All dealers.
North Carolina negroes held a lynch?
ing of their own and in the same week
took charge of a Republican district
convention and elected all negro dele?
gates to' the Roosevelt convention.
Yet there are some who question the
progress of the colored race.
(V?T Davis
asks the readers of this paper to test the
value cf Kodol Dyspepsia Cure. Those
persons who have used it and who have
been cured by it, do not hesitate to re?
commend it to their friends. Kodol
digests what you eat, cures indigestion,
dyspepsia and all stomach troubles. In?
creases strength by erabling the stomach
and digestive organs to contribute to 'the.
blood all of the nutriment contained in
the food. Ko3ol Dy?p?p?ia Cure js pleas?
ant and palatable.
A polished gentleman does not al
ways shine when you rub him the
wrong way.
Nain re Td i s Yon
As Many a Sumter Exacter
Knows Too Well
When the kidneys are sick
Nature tells you all about ir.
The urine is nature's calendar
^Infrequent or too frequent action ;
Any urinary trouble tells ol' kidney ills
Doan's Kidney Pills cure all kidney ills.
Sumter people testify to this
Elias Hudgins. gardener and farmer/ vrelN
known in Sumterand vicinity says: "I suffer?
ed for eight or ten years from "lumbago in my
back so bad that T could not cet out of bed at
times. There was no strength in my back
and it ached constantly. When I moved
around a kink would strike me right across
tlie small of my back just like someone sticks
ing a knife into it. The secretions from- the
kidneys were dark colored smelled strong and
contained a sediment besides causing me to
get up several times during the night. I could
not begin to teil you the number of remedies
1 used bin nothing did me much good until I
procured loan's Kidney Pills at Dr. A. J.
(.'luna's drug store. The first few doses help?
ed me and since taking the pills I have not
had any trouble with my kidneys and the
pains disappeared from my hack. You are
welcome to the use of my jname as one who
.an endorse what is claimed for t ii is remedy."
For sale bj" ali dealers. Price 50 cents. Fos
ser-MilburnCo., Buffalo. N. V.. sole agents,
for 'lie Cnited states.
Remember the name-Doan's and take no
?ubstitute. . '
TT
W?TCH HAZE?,
THE ORIGINAL.
\ Well Known Cure for Piles*
*ures obstinate seres, chapped hands, eo
ema, skin diseases. Makes burns and scalds
tainless. We could not improve the quality
f paid double the price. The best salve
hat experience can produce or that money
:an buy.
"ures Piles Permanently
Dewitt's is the original and only pure and
enuine Witch Hazel Salve made. Look for
he name DeWITT on every box. All other*
re counterfeit, PREPARED BY
E. C? DeWITT ? CO., CHICAGO?
For sale by Olin B. Davis.

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