THE COLUMBIA HERALD: JflilDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1898.
mbimned by the Herald Publishing Co.
in the County 11.00.
Oat of the County 1.28.
olered at the post-offlce at Columbia, Ten
neee as second-class mall matter.
K. D. LANDER, Editor.
One would think that the alleged
Democratic papers with corpora
tion gold-bug ownership, would
sometimes tire of killing Bryan and
burying the silver craze, but they
never do. The spasm seems to jsejze
them regularly at certain periods of
the moon. 8ome special penny
llnpr sends out the stuiT to his sub
sidized sheet, and the others all
copy it with avidity. This corpora
tion syndicate of money servers are
trying now to boom Gorman, of
Maryland, for the Presidency, and
the Nashville American, ever alert
to news of this character, thinks
that for ''expediency sake" it might
be well to nominate him ; that Gor
man could more nearly unite the
party than any man yet mentioned.
Indeed! And who would he unite?
He is neither gold-bug nor Demo
crat; neither silverite nor Republi
can. He is all things to all men and
has been on all sides of all public
questions. He is an antiquated
time-server, a played out back num
ber, and his candidacy is a huge
joke. He couldn't carry a state in
.the Union, and the gold i tea know it,
is why they are trying to load the
party with him as its nominee.
The Herald was proud of its
"Carrier Boy's Address" this Christ
mas. It was not only neat and ar
tistic, but better still, it was original.
The verses, which were true in
metre, smooth in rythm and lofty in
sentiment, were composed by Mr.
Bruce Tuckerof the Herald's reper
torial force, and all the mechanical
work was done in the Herald's
department. Our patrons ' seemed
very appreciative of the faithfulness
with which the boys had delivered
their favorite paper for the year
and in the name of our carrier boys
wa return their thanks for the lib
erality shown them. The verses on
the address, written by Mr. Tucker,
read as follows:
King, O Christmas bells, in gladness!
Let the earth rejoice and sing!
Tell strain the wondrous story of the
blrh of Christ, our King!
Born to save a world from anguish,
born to change our night to day;
Born to lift the heavy burdens that op
press us on life's way.
His the bitter pain and sutt'riog, His
the death upon the troe;
Ours the blessing life eternalotrs
the hope thro' Calvary!
O love so deep. O heart so great, O Life
in mercy given!
This Christmas morn our souls we lift
in praise to Thee in Heaven !
Next Thursday, January 5, 1899,
the first issue of Mt. Pleasant's ne
paper, the Chronicle, will make its
appearance, with Mr. Rufus C.
Jackson as Editor, and Mr. DeWitt
M. Gordon, formerly of NaBhville
as Manager. These gentlemen have
invested in an up-to-date newspa
per and job office outfit, anl will
give their time, talent and expert
ence towards making the Chronicle
a live newspaper. Mr. Jackson is a
smooth, easy, graceful writer, and
the business manager, Mr. Gordon
is an experieuced man in his line
They can do much to further the ad
vancement of their prosperous little
city, if the people encourage the en
terprise as they should, and for
their sake and their town and our
county the Herald gives them
cordial welcome and bespeaks for
them a liberal patronagel
The grip is epidemic in Columbia
White and black there are perhaps
not less than five hundred sick with
it. Quite a number have been
severely ill, but the death rate is
encouragingly small. There are
hardly enough real well people to
do the work of the town. The bar
bers, the printers, the clerks, the
bosses, the cooks, the porters, they
all have it, and half of the people' at
work are sick enough to be in doors
ii not in bed. In New York, Wash
ington, 8t. Louis, Louisvillo, Mem
phis, nearly everywhere in fact, the
grip is epidemic, and in many places
it has been much more fatal than in
Senator Justin 8. Morrill, of
Vermont, died last Monday, in the
89th year of his age. Both in point
of service and of age, he was the
oldest member of the Senate, having
served continuously in the Senate
for 31 years. He was the author o
the Morrill tariff act of 1861. which
was the basis of all the tariff legis
lation of war times.
Riotinu and fighting prevails in
Havana, and the city is in an up
roar. Troublesome wards Uncle
Sam has on his hands.
Mks. Jsakel Mai.lox, better
known a "Bab," the popular writer,
Make the same good resolutions
for next year you did for this, and
then resolve to keep them. Old, bad
habits are sometimes hard to over
come ; new and better ones h re some
times harder to take on. Hut "it at
first you don't succeed, then try, try
again." And If you find that you
aie miserably weak and fultof fault
and that there is no help in you,
then cull upon Him who is willing
and ready and mighty to save. Ask
Him to take all envy, hate, malice
und selfishness out of your heart and
implant therein love for Him and
for your fellowman, and you will
find then that the burdens of love
grow lighter and the hope for the fu
ture more bright.
The Nashville papers announce
that the Second and Third Tennes
see Regiments will soon be sent to
Nashville to be mustered out. The
Second is now at Columbia, 8
C, and the Third at Anniston, Alt.,
and there is no sense in moving
them anywhere to be muMered.
The cheapest and most expeditious
way would be to muster them out
where they are. However, we are
not particularly concerned, so they
are not sent to Columbia.
A Legislature that will allow it
self to be lobbied with, is as culpa
ble as the lobby. If the lobby pre
vails, the people are to blame for
choosing such representatives. Put
that in your pipe and smoke it. We
are not afraid that any of the Maury
delegation will be hypnotized by
the lobby ; they are not built that
South Side Park, where tie sol-
Jlers were encamped, looks like a
hurricane had hit it. It will take
more than the rent money to repair
the damage they did. On the whole
the soldier was a losing investment
to the town.
The Waynesboro Tribune nomi
nates Frank Boyd for Congress. The
Herald nominates L. P. Padgett
Hobson has performed nother
great service for the country, by
thoroughly disgusting everybody
with the hero kissing fad.
Rear Admiral Dewey i now
the ranking oificer in the American
Little Joe Wheeler has jined
the enemy. Good-bye Jodie.
Mr. Mary Ellen Trimble.
Word was received here last Mon
day, announcing the death in Cin
cinnati, on (Jhrtstmas morning, oi
Mrs. Mary.EUen . Trimble. Since
then friends have been unable to
hear anything further. The cause
of her death and place of interment,
is not known here. Her daughter,
Miss Janie Trimble, was with her at
the time, but since the first an
nouncement she has not communi
cated with friends here. Mrs. Trim
ble was a sister of Mr. 8. M. Arnell
and Mrs. Janie Dorset, and formerly
lived here. She had been in frail
health for a number of years, and
had been living in Cincinnati only a
few months. She was a patient,
long-suffering christian, and though
she died in a far away city among
strangers, the God who never loses
sight of or forgets one of His child
ren, was with her unto the end, and
will give to her the crown of reward
for the faithful. For the only child,
heartbroken, timid, desolate and
alone, the tenderest, deepest sym
pathy of all is felt.
Kno Curd well.
Mr. Enos Cardwell died last Sat
urday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at
his home in South Columbia, from
the effects of a stroke of paralysis
which he received early Saturday
morning. This was the second
stroke of paralysis he had suffered,
having received one two or three
weeks before. Deceased was in the
38th year of his age, and leaves a
wife to mourn his loss. He was a
brick manufacturer and contractor
by trade, being a member of the
firm of Simpson & Cardwell. Born
in England, he moved to this coun
try about fifteen years ago, and has
resided at this place for several
years past. The funeral services
were conducted in the South Co
lumbia Methodist church, of which
congregation he was a member,
Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and
the interment was in Rose Hill
Cemetery under the direction of the
order of Odd Fellows. The services
were conducted by Revs. J. F. Beas
ley and W. T. Ussery.
Denth of an Infant.
. The two months old child of Mr.
and Mrs. Reece Davis died Wednes
day at the home of its parents in
South Columbia, and the remains
were interred in Greenwood ceme
tery yesterday. The bereaved pa
rents have the sympathy of every
one in their loss.
Garwood's Sarsaparilla for the blood
guaranteed to cure. A.BRains.
Card or Thanks.
The operators at the Citizens Tele
phone office desire through this
medium to return thanksfor the
gifts we received on Christmas eve.
All subscribers who manifested such
kind interest in us, share our ap
preciation and good wishes for a
nappy New Year.
Simmon Suaw Vine or Tablets pre
vent mid cure palp'tatinn of heart, diz.
line., sick headac ;e, chilly sensation
DO YOU KNOW
how to get more enjoyment out of
this Xmas than you have ever got
ten out of anv Drevious one? WhV
just go to
G. W. NICHOLS,
and get some of the many good
things he has for you at lower prices
than you have ever known in this
old town of ours. ,;
If you want an old Ham or Turkey
you can get it here.
A few more of those Tomatoes at
6 cans for 3'5c.
Plenty of Olives, Cranberries and
Try 6om of our Pure Fruit Pre
serves at 15c per pound.
Have a big lot of Florida Sweet
Orahges;-from Scott Bros, celebrated
grove, at from 80c to COc per dozen.
CANDIES. Now make price on
Candy frni 7)c to 50c per pound.
All kinds of Nuts at the very low
Raisins R)3'c to loc, and numberless
other things which you will want
Santa Clause to bring.
(Jot Any Trod uce
To Sell, Sec Me.
-G. W. NICHOLS,-
McKENNON & NICHOLS.
Dr. 8. A.Steele will deliver his
famous lecture, "Life in Dixie Dur
ing the War," at the. First Methodist
Church to-k.ight, beginning prompt
ly at7:J5 o'clock. The public are
invited to attend, and requested to
be on time, bo as not to interfere
with the pleasure of others after the
speaking has commenced. Thislec
ture has been delivered in some of
the large cities of the country, and
is pronounced by everyone as one of
the successes of the year, being elo
quent, humorous, entertaining and
instructive. The public should not
fail to encourage this class of enter
tainment, as nothing is more in
spiring, more helpful, more upbuild
ing for character, than to hear g.fted
men deliver eloquent discourses of
this character. The admission price
is only 25 cents for adults, 10. cents
for children. Tickets may be had
at Alcorn's drug store, or purchased
at the door, or from any pupil of the
Methodist Sunday-school. Rmem
her the d ite and hour, to-night at
A number of young people enjoy
ed a delightful entertainment at the
home of Mr. VV. II. Davis on the
Cainpbellsville pike last Wednes
Mr. and Mrs. Robt. L. McKinney
will receive on New Year's eve from
9 o'clock till 12, complimentary to
the Wednesday Afternoon Club.
Capt. Ed. M. Martin, of Meridian,
Miss., was the honoree of a delight
ful german given at the Bethell
House last Monday night.
Miss Narcissa Williams will en
tertain the Wednesday Afternoon
Club next Thursday, January 5.
Miss Maude Williamson will en
tertain the Current Topic Club next
Hell Telephone Kates
as low as SK cents per day. Then
why sponge on your neighbors? It
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
O. P. Mayberry to John B. Alderson,
75 acres in Hth dist., $2,375.
Sun Wilkes to Ellette Smith, 70 acres
in 5th dist, 11.4(H).
W. P. Ridley to E. Strudwick, 121
acres in 11th dist.. JiJ.ltHi.H,.
James Andrews to F. J. Tyler, 5
acres in iitn dist., $i,zuu.
J.O.Smith to W. J. Edwards, li4
acres in 25th dist., $2,000.
J.I. A.Park to School Directors 4th
dist., 1 acre in 4th dist, gift.
Edward Jones and wife to J.T. Jones,
2.10 acres in 4th dist., x l.ooo.
J. M. Church to S. O. Witlierspoon,
J no. S. Frierson, Trustee, to W. S,
Jennings, 21 acres in 12th dist., $ti:il.K.).
A Happy New Year
With Health and
Prosperity to all.
Now when you are drafting your
good resolutions for the New Year,
you will be wise if you insert the
Whereas, Common and ordinary
ready-made clothing is an abomina
, Whereas, Custom-made clothing
prices are too high. Therefore, be it
Hesolrcd, that from and after this
date I shall buy my clothing from
the old reliable clothing man Gov
Nichols, who keeps nothing but the
best of tailor made garments, thus
insuring a saving of money, as well
as wear and tear on my nerves.
Adopt this resolution and it will
insure you a bright and happy New
.4. J. (Coy.) NICHOLS.
We thank you sincerely
shall endeavor to do even better
Year resolutions, here's a bit of
years old, that we think is not
vertisement: "Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure thee, no example sway thee,
no persuasion move thee to do anything which thou k lowest to be evil; so shalt thou al
ways live jolhly, for a good conscience is a continual Christmas." Not a bad sermon for
the salesman behind the counter, or the customer in front of it.
OtnHA M miff Thot Qhmilrl h t nf Intnptot
OIUIG I1CWO I IICll VJIIUUIU UC Ul IIIICICOI.
Commencing Next Saturday Morning aid' Continuiaj Nsxt Monday, we
will offer everything in our IloliJ ty Depigment, including B ', Dolls, Fancy Collar
and Cuff Boxes, Gimas, Blocks, Brio a Brae, E:c, Etc., at Just O.is-half Price.
I - s-J ' r-J TVI iN-y' I miJ f ! I x
Ladies' and Misses'
Wraps, Jackets and Capes.
About 75 Garments left. Take any Wrap
in the store at Just Half Price.
Wraps that were $7.50. now $3.75.
Wraps that were $10.00, now $5.00.
Wraps that were $12.50, now $6.25.
And so on. And there are a hundred
chances to one that the hardest part of
winter is yet to come.
Only 10 left. Eight of them are covered
with Fine Satine oh both sides and $5.00
each has been the low enough price till now.
Commencing Saturday Morning $: 00
We are ready to make some smart saving for you in tli2 ANNEX, 0:1 Mjn's S aits anl Oeroxts,
Boy's Suits and Overcoats, Children's Suits and Overcoats.
If You See It In Our Ad, It's So.
McKENNON, ANDERSON & FOSTER.
One day a king who was hunting
became lost. As he looked for the
road, he heard talking, and ap
proached the place whence the
sound proceeded, and saw a man
and his wife who were cutting wood.
The woman said: "I must confess
that our mother Eve was very wrong
in eating the forbidden fruit. If
she had obeyed God, we should not
have the trouble of working all the
time.'' The husband answered her:
"Eve was cer ainly very wrong in
eating the forbidden fruit, but Adam
ought to have been wiser, and not to
have done what she said. If I had
been in his place, and you had
wished me to eat that fruit, I should
not have . listened to you." The.
king approached and said to them:
'You have, then, much trouble, my
poor people?" "Yes," answered
they, "we work like horses from
morning until night, and yet we
have much difficulty to make a liv
ing." "Come with me," said the
king to them, "I will feed you with
out work." At that moment, the
officers of th9 king who sought him,
arrived, and the poor people were
very much astonished and very joy
ful. When they were in the palace,
the king gave them good clothes, a
carriage and servants, and every
day they had twelve dishes of food
for their dinner.
At the end of a month they served
them twenty-four dishes; but at the
middle of the table they placed a
large disli that was covered. At
once the wife, who had plenty of
curl isity, wished to .open the dish ;
but an officer of the king, who was
present, said to her that the king
forbade anybody to touch it, and
that he did not wish them to see
what was ins'de the large dish.
When the servants had gone out,
the husband saw that his wife would
not eat anything, and that she was
sad. He asked her what was the
matter, and she answered that she
did not care to eat any of the good
things which were upon the table,
but she wanted what was in the
covered dish. "You are foolish,"
said her husband; "have they not
told you that the king forbids K?"
Then the woman bgau to cry, and
said that she would kill herself.
When her husband saw her weep,
he was very sorry, and as he loved
her very much, he told her that he
would do anything to keep her from
vexing herself. Meanwhile he
opeued the dish and out of H ran a
he Coming and
Speed the Parting Guest."
tor making our store what it
during 1899. But in place of making a whole lot of New
Po r Richard's preaching, m re than a hundred and fifty
out of placi in this column,
That's what we are making by reducing the cost.
SAILORS, WALKING HATS AND TRIMMED HATS
all go the same way at reduced prices. Anything in the Millinery line.
Miss NELLIE CARROLL.
Entrance through McKennon, Anderson & Foster's.
little mouse that escaped in the
room. They ran after it to catch it,
but it hid in a little hole, and im
mediately the king entered, and
demanded where was the mouse.
"Sir," said the husb-ind, "my wife
tormented ma tosee what wn in the
dish; I opened It in spite of myself,
and the mouse has escaped." "Ah,
ah!" said the king, "you said that
if you had been in the place of
Adam, you would not h ive lisce-ie I
to the suggestion of Eve; you ought
to have kept your word. And you,
wicked woman, you had all sorts of
good things, . but that was not
enough; you wished to eat the fruit
that was forbidden you. Q), un
fortunate ones, return to work in
the woods, and do not blam Adam
and Eve, since you have committed
a fault eqifal to that of which you
From the French, by Dr.'W. A.
. UNCALLED FOK LETTERS.
Ashcraft, J. W.
Doyle, J. P.
J one, Mrg. Saokie
Ken ned v, E. O.
Maytield, J. W.
Smith, Mrs. Walter
Tateh, A. 11.
White. Geo. W.
White, K. C
Webster, Mrs. D.
Younn, Jno. M.
Parting cullinu' fnr tha uKsmto
will please say advertised.
H. F. Fariss, P. M.
- Subscribe for the Herald.
has been during 1898. We
even if it is a Dry Goods Ad
Two only, covered one side with China
Silk, the other side with Fine Satine, and
until now $10,000 each has been the fair sell
ing price. Next Saturday Morning $5.50
And here's a Dress Goods item that goes on
NEXT MONDAY MORNING:
Five styles of All-Wool, 50-inch Dress
Goods, Blue and Brown Fancy Covert Cloth,
Blue Diagonal Serge, and Brown Canava
Cloth. Most of them were $1.00 a yard.
Next Monday 49c a Yard. ,
Seven Only Fine Pattern Dresses,
that were from $7.50 to $12.50 each. Next
1:, Monday $3.98 Each.
Owing to the prevalence of grip,
the Institute will not re-open until
Monday, Jan. 2.
The Institute will miss among its
faculty Miss Williams, who taught
violin, and Miss Hettison, who
taught English. Miss William's
music pupils will be taken by Misses
Schuler and Elliott, and Miss Bet
tison's by Misses Bryant and Raiuey.
The Peace Treaty.
The peace treaty, with the report
of the commissioners and a message
from the President, will be bent to
the Senate January 4. In his mes
sage the President will ask that he
be immediately authorized to pay to
Spain the $20,000 000 contemplated
by the treaty. This will require
actioii by the House as well as the
Core stomach troubles, cold feet and
hands with Simmons Squaw Vine Wine
or Tablets. im
Jnst One of the Frauds.
John W. Kelfy, an Ohio pensioner
of the civil war, has lost his pension
by serving in the war with Spain.
The Pension Bureau thought his
ability to render military service
upset the claim of physical disabili
ty, and dropped him from the rolls.
Garwood?8 Sarsaparilla for the blood
guaranteed to cure. A. B. Rain
Senator Morrill Dead.
Senator Justin S. Morrill, of Ver
mont, died at 1:25 o'clock Wednes
day morninc. He was the senior
member of the Senate, both in age
and in length of service, having sat
continuously in that body for more
than thirty-one years, he was-eighty-eight
years of age last April'..
Dr. M. A. Simmons Liver Medi
cine has since 1840 steadily risen in.
favor, and the demand for It far ex
ceeds that of any other liver medi
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