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The scenes Attending Removal of QueenV
Cowes, Feb. 1.-The body of Queen
Victoria was borne this afternoon from
its testlitg place In Osborne house to
Portmoutb, tho heart of England's
navy. The half hundred fighting ships
tred their broadsides and minute guns
and over the still waters, between the
roll of the six-pounders, came at-ain
of Chopin's and Beethoven's funeral
marches. The crews stood ;iiently
along the decks, and the flags were
dropped halt way down the halyards.
Past the most powerful Beet England
could muster quickly, past the Hohen.
zollern, the huge, ihrougb cumbersome
Camperdawn, the Rodney and the
nbow, on through the line of
British battleships, till Japan's latsuse
the biggest warship in the world, was
left astern and the German Baden was
beam to beam with Vice Aamiral Sir
Harry Holdsworth Rawson's spiend d
tag ship, the Majestic, of the (,hannei
squadron, the naval funeral procession
slowly steamed. Ahead were eight
destro)ers. Paddling leisurely after
them was the royal yacht Alberta, half
screened by the awning on the poop,
the royal coftin placea on a crimson
dais, whose drawn curtains left free
to view the magniieont casket and
robes. Close by was the Trinity house
yacht Irene, watching the course,
while in the wake of the cofi came
the royal yacht Victoria and Albert,
with King Edward and Queen Alex
andria and the English royal family;
the royal yacht Osborne, with other
royal personages, the imperial yacht
Hohenzollern, with Emperor William,
the duke and duchess of Connaught and
others; the admiralty yacht Enchant
ress and a Trinity house yacht with
officials on board.
The main squadron of battleships
and cruisers were moored two and a
halt cables apart, In one line, extend
ing from Cowes to Spithead.
The foreign war vessels were moored
southwest of the British ships, in the
order of their arrival and x.ongbide of
them were moored eight British gun
After leaving Trinity pier, the Al
berta, with her attendant escort,
steamed aleng the deep channel be
tween the coast of the Isle of Wignt
and the single line of battleships and
The main line was as follows, be
ginnng at Cowes: The Alexandra,
Uamperdswn, Rodney, Benbow, Col
11o stood, Colosss, Sans Parreil,
Nih, Howe, Meiampas, severn, Gala
,te, BelPqpto!as, Pe-lorus, Diana.,
Vonqueror, Arrogant, Minerva, Niobe,
-Hero, Hood, Traffalgar, Resolution,
Jupiter, Hannibal, Mars, Prince
ieorge and Majestic.
After the procession 3ad passed the
Mjestie and the ships in the Solent
na %t Cowgs ceased firing the forts
and ships in Portsati6~t'- "'% r
menced fiting minute gens, continuing
uutit the Alberta was alongside the
wharf. The ships were manned and
the guards and bands paraded. All
the sea front was manned. Then when
the Majestc was left astern, the Albert%
was moored at 4 40 p. ma. for the night.
To-morrow the body will be taken
ashore at Portsmouth land thence con
veyed to L->ndon and Windsor for the
last tributes to the great queer.
The land ceremonies, consisting in
bringing the coffn from Osborne
house to the pier at Cowes, was
scarcely less interesting than the naval
function. At noon the gorgeous trap
pings of Chappelle Ardaits were dis
turbed. Over the ceffn was thrown
the coronation robe worn by the girl
queen. On this was placed the royal
regalia, wand, sceptre and crown,
which were scarcely ever used by the
queen in her life time. Danmmy regalia
will be buried with her at Frogmore.
Thousands lined the route in u'owe.
At 1.30 p. ma. King Edwvard and Em
peror William emerged from Osborne
house, both in admiral'a unifor m. Tben
came the coffn carried by pretty off
cers from the Victoria and Aber, pre
ceded by pipers and accompanied by
Immediately behind, the king took
his place, on his right tbe emperor of
Germany, en his left thbe Duke of 2on
naught. The king's head was lowe I.
The emperor was erect, his face ex
pr-esiionless. Then foliewed the royal
prit oes, Queen Alexandria and tight
royal prit cesses, all afoot. Severat of
the pat ty, especially Princess Beatrice,
were sobbing bitterh. All walked
slowly, three abreast.
The speetacle of the two great mon
archs, followed by the women of their
families ai~d the noblest priaces of
Europe wa:king silently along the
counitri road behind t he bier blazing
with preci' uii btenes, wil l1:e~ long in
the memory of those who saw it. 'ibe
veneration and .the love a hich the ce
tion implied were secent'iate'l by the
upl n ior of the unitorms of these kings
and pwincea and the maignificance of
th.- m litary disp'ay which pri ceded
them, a deaz'ing mats o:? co'or W ben
-* the head of the procession emerged
etrom the ii" at entrance to Oborne,
the scarlet bands ar ousedi the c un iv
euhoe' with the gr and strainas of the
fui~eral m-!ehes. 'Ibh cro, de~mssetd
b' hind th, so id :in' s of ti oops firsi
sh wed admirati n and then a keen
relhasationu of the cans -of the cert,
u tny. When the cogn camn- -n sight
the tiniest boy pressed in t.' pe ep -
those jewels and that tieh coronatiol
rope only se ed to remind them c1
the well-loved teatures of the woman,
who for over 60 years bad governed
the people and b.d been beloved by
In striking contrast with the black
robed women fellowed the heads of tbe
ro3 I household in gorgeous uniform%.
Te coffln was placed upon the gun
carriage. The pipers commenced their
The procession marched slowly to
the gate, where the glittering military
escort was met, the masscd bands
breaking out with a dead march and
the cortege Iursued its sluggish way in
the midst of intense silence, save the
music of the bands, to the pier. The
troops were massed in c~ose order. The
bcd, was reverenty borne to:the royal
yacht Alberta by the eihbt stalwart
seamen. The queen and the princess,
as well as the king, were very fati
The king then boarded a *team
launch and went off to the royal yacht
Victoria and Albert. Shortly after
ward the other royalties boarded the
royal yachts, and the Alberta, with
her s)lemn burden moved away from
the pier and the minute guns began
their roar and the stately, solemn pro
cession passed slowly on to the harbor
of Portsmouth.
There have been more magnificent
pageants than that escorting the body
of Queen Victoria from the house
where she died to the royal yacht, but
never has there been witnessed in re
cent world history a procession more
remarkable in its combination of pomp
and splendor with grief and humility.
London, Feb. 2. -Half a million of
the late Queen Victoria's devoted sub.
jects lining the shores of the Solent
yesterday witnessed a majestic and
awe-inspiring pageant and bade a last
farewell to their beloved ruler, happy
in the circumstances of her death, sov
ereign of the greatest naval power in
the world, ard fortunate in the manner
of her obsequies.
The dominant Lete was its grand
simplicity. The sad procession glided
along in beautiful order and precision
as though moved by some hidden
power. There was no asecident of any
sort ashore or afloat. The weather was
traditional "queen's weather." At
2 a. m., today's weather seems some
what doubtful, but if equally favor
able the millions of the metropolis will
render their even grander military
tribute to the queen, who desires to be
buried as a soldier's daughter. Thou
sands of troops are now marching into
London and there is an equally large
civilian invasion from the princes and
Wasbirgiou.,Oan. 31.-The house to
day pased the fortifications appro
priation bill and made fiue progress
with the postoffice appropriation bill.
During the general debate upon the
former bill, Mr. Lanhane.of Texas de
ive'red MCnotable speech upon the fu
ture of the Democratic party, in which
he made a strong p!ea for the neces
sity of a united Democracy and coun
selled the burial of the hatchet and the
welcoming back of those who in the
last two presidential campaigns have
declined to support the nominees of
the party.
Many amendments were offered to
the postoffice appropriation bill in the
interest of various classes of postoffice
employee but they all went down be
fore points of order raised by Mr.
Loud the chairman of the postoffice
committees, who was in charge of the
A substitute for the senate resolution
for couating the electoral vote Feb.
rmary 13 was adopted, the senate
measure being, it was explained, aa
old abrogated resolution.
The house went into committee of
the whole and took up the fortafications
bill. Mr. Hemeway of Indiana, in
charge of the bill, explained it. It
carries $7,227,641, beir'g $156,167 less
thin the currer.t law.
The bill was read through witho'ut
amendment and then passed.
TJhe postoffice appropriation bill was
then taken up. It carried $122,882,
688, being $1,515,339 more than the
et imates and over $9,000,000 over tho
current year appropriation. Th3 ap
proprittion for salaries or postmasters
w as increase d from $19,000,000 t o $20,
At 5 30 the house adj'utrned.
Tb. trustees of Wofi..rd College, at
Sprtatn burg, have instructed Architect
Frank P. 5ta burn of this city to pre
pate plans and cpecificationes for the
new alumni hall to ioplace the orne re
cently d-stroyed by fire.
It is the intention of the trustees to
erect a Imuch better building than the
original, and in' order to d~o this the
alumni ai d the well-to-do Methodists
will likely contribute liberally to the
buiding fund. The insurance on the
burn d buildin'g w as $,000 only.-The
St ate
For Over Fifty Years.
ha. beet, used for over fifty years by
mili .,. of tmothers for t heir clildren,
white reething, with perfect succes..
Ii so"' hes I h-- chilId, sottein- the ruui,
all4e a 1 pain,, cures witnd c.>tic, and
is tt.e best remedyl for diarrhoea 1'
wil it eleve ihe poor lifte stnfier-i
itmmt dian' h. Soh'l h~v druggists in
een~ part- of the world. Twetntv five
centt a t..uleI. Be sure atnd ask foar
'I'Mrs VEinslow'eS, .othIing~ Syrut.,"
Arrangements for the Ceremonies at the
Chickamauga Park to Occur in May.
Thursday afternoon there was a
meeting o the Chickamanga monu
ment commissiou is the executive
chamber at Columbia. *overnor Mc
Sweeney, General Flo d, General Wal
ker, Colonel J. Harvey Wilson and
Mr C. N. Henderson were present.
The commission was in tession several
T: e work on the -oath Carolina
monument and the markers for the
Chckamauga battlefield was reported
all done, except the brot z. palmetto
Ir. e, which caps the large monmen'.
Titis la~t is well under way and will
souln be cast. All will be shipped and
erected in , mple time.
The dav ior the unveiling was fixed
for vonday. May 27, 1901, the day be
fore ! he M onphis reunion commences.
The r tirai. a tending the Memphis
reuniui. will live 'he opportunity of
taking j. . i . the ceremonies. It is
proposed .hit ie trains carrying the
veterans a.u jtthers ut ending, either
to the Memphis reunion or the unveil
irg ceremonies only, will leave this
State on Sunday afternoon and arrive
at Chickamauga on Monday about 7
After time for breakfast there the
trains will be run down to Lvttle's
station, which is about half a mile
from the position of the South Caro
lina monument. The trains will re
turn to Chickamauga in the afternoon
and the visitors will either go on to
Memphis or return home.
The ra-Iroads will be asked to sell
tickets from Friday, so as to allow any
who wish to go in advance to do so.
The following order of exercises has
been decided on:
Governor McSweeney presides and
pens the meeting and after praver. by
the chaplain of the South Carolina di
ision-the Rev. Dr. Thornwell-the
Governor will state -he object, etc., of
the gathering.
Historical addresses by Gen. C. Ir
vine Walker, commander of the South
Carolina division United Confederate
Veterans, and one of South Carolina's
zallant offictrs, who servtd on the bat
Address by Senator D. S. Hender
ion, of Alken.
Address by Representative (Co!.) J.
Harvey Wilson.
Address by Gen. (now Bishop) Ellis
mn Capers.
Unveilitg by four young ladies, one
reproenting each Kershaw's brigade,
he Tenth and Nineteenth South Caro
ina regiment, the Twenty-fourth
Sontb Carolina regiment and Culpep
,ofri or M~wtee'ey *bi ilIRurn,
be monument over to the Chiea
nauga Park Commissioners and ie
will be received by General H. V.
Boynton, chairman.
Arrangements had been perfected to
ay the corerai . a '."
ri'i'i'z n'g, by the Grand Lodge A. F.
M , of Georgia, but the committee de
cided that there would hardly be time
for the proper Masonic ceremonies
and it was decided that they would
be obliged to omit this function.
The senate and house or representa
tives of South Carolina were invited
to take part in the ceremonies arid the
formal invitation will be extended by
the chairman and secretary.
Invitations to take part in the cere
monies will in due time be extended
to all the citizens of South Carolina, to
the veterans of South Carolina. and to
General Gordon and all th3 United
Confederate Veterans and to the South
Carolina Congressmen and the United
Sttes Senators.
A special invitation will be sent the
South Carolina volunteer troops,
through General Fioyd. It is hoped
many companies will be enabled to be
present on this spot sacred t- tbe valor
and bravery of their fathers.
Governor Candier, of Georgia, will
also be invited.
The Chickamauga and Chattanooga
Military Park comm ssions will be
most cordially invited.
All arrangements which could be
made at this meeting of the commis
sion have been made and everything
promises a most successful occasion.
South Carolina, throngh the liberality
of er legislature, places ini eternal
formn tbe tribute to her sons who
fought and who died at Chickamanga.
-Aiken Journal and Review.
The meritel reputation for cngrin
piles, sores and skin diseases acquired
by DeWitt's Witch Hszel Save, has
led to t he making of worthbless counter
feit. Be sureto get onily DeWitt's
Save. McMaster Co.
"Mn, is there any pie left in the
pantry ?" "There is one piece, but you
can't have it." 'You are :nistate,,
m. I've had it "-Tit-B to.
Story of a Stave.
To be bound hand arid foot for years
by the chsins ofl di earse is tha worst
form of stavery. George D). Williams,
of Manche~ter, \tib , t. lie how such a
slave was matie tree lie says: "My
wife has been wi hi lpless' for five years
tht sihe couhd nt turin over in bed
aone Ait-r usin'g two bottles of Elec
trc Bit te' , she i, wonider'tilly imn
provelt an d able no do her ownv' work "
This rupremie remedy for femnale dis
ees quickly cures nervounsness, sleep
lesness, meachot, heidache, back
ache, fainiting uand dizzy spel-. This
mnircie w .: kint. medicine is a godsetni
to weak, sickly, rumuiovm pe'ple.
ltAerv t,.ttte gaert.'edl Outh 50
cet' . Soln t,.\NNtaee Co, *d ig
Abbevil e, Jan. 30.-This siternoon
the marriage ot Miss Corrie McClung
and Mr. John Davis Kerr was solemn
ized in the Presbyterian church, at 4
o'clock. This marriage was of unu
sual interet to tne people of Abbeville.
Miss McClang by her womanly graces
endeared herself to all who knew her.
and by ber wond-rfully beautiful voice
wop her way inso the hvart of every
one who heard her sing.
The church was beautifully deco
rated with everureens and flowers and
deabite the weal ier a large crowd wit
nessed the ceren nv. The br ids wore
a handsome gown of olive green lady's
e!oth, trimmed with white silk and ap
plique and mt k far, with a bat or
wbe chiffon and green plumes, and
cari led a bouquet of white carnations.
The groom and ushers wore black cut
away coats, with bottonniers of white
Tne ushers were: Messrs. T. Gar
don White, L-wis Perrin, J. Allen
Smith and W. P. Green.
Mr. and Mrs. Kerr left immediately
after the ceremony for Greenwood.
Among many hands tme pre&ents
Mrs Kerr received a silver pitcher
from the congregation of the Presby
terian chursh as a token of their sp
precialion of her services in the ohoir.
-The State.
F.ts About the Records In the City of
The following statement in regard
to the weather during the month of
January in this city has been Issued
by Section Director J. W. Baner of
the weather bureau:
Mean imperatre 45 8; highest tem
peratu-e 75. date 11; lowest tempera
tore 25, date 26; greatest daily range
of temperature 40, date 15; least daily
range of temperature 1, date 2.
Mean temperature for this month in
1888, 47; 1889, 45; 1890, 54; 1891, 45;
1892. 43; 1893. 38; 1894, 49; 1895, 45;
1896, 44; 1897. 42; 1898, 50; 1899, 45;
1900, 45; 1901, 46.
Mean temperature for this month for
13 years 46; average deficiency of
daily mean temperature during month
66; accumulated dekciency of daily
mean temperature since Jan. 1, 17 0;
average deficiency since Jan. 1, 0.2;
prevailing direction of wind, north
Total precipitation, 3.34 inches;
number of days with .01 Inch or wore
of precipitation, 10.
Total precipitation (in inches) for
this month in 1888. 2 30; 1889. 5.18;
1890, 1.67; 1891. 3.21; 1892. 7.63; 1893,
136.. 1894, 1 73; 1895. 7 27; 1896, 3 16;
1897 2.28; 1898, 1.78; 1899,5.41; 1900,
TI-al dekciency in precipitation dur
ng lonth 0.46 inches; accumulated
deft ancy in pecipitation since Jan
nary 1, 0.4 inches; -numbeirALLl r
days, N;partl . eiY, 9; cleudy
aD ofdense tog: 10 and 14.
Highest January temperature ever
recorded, 78 degreas on Jan. 11, 1890.
Lowest January temperature ever
recorded, 10 degrees on Jan. 28, 1897.
"The supplementary estimate of
16,000,000 for m -eting the expenses
of the war rt S .th Africa and the
military opetrati .- ia China to the
end of the current financial year were
agreed to on Tuesday by a majority of
284 votes against 8. It was rendered
necessary by miscalculations of the
governm at, as Mr. Brodrick candidly
admittedt, of the probable course of
events at er 0ftober, when it was sup
posed the series of successes of Lord
Roberts would lead to the collapse of
the Boer opposition. Instead of the
subsequent scale of expenses being
only about a fourth of what they had
previously been, there has in fact been
no reduction since the period of gue
rilla war began. Over two hundred
thosand men will still have to be
kept indefinitely in the country, even
including the volunteers, and in addi
tion a force of ten thousand men con
stituting the tnew Transvaal police re
quires an expenditure of ?1.000,000.
Of the sum asked for, ?is,500,0CO will
be reqvired for the purposes of the
war. it wil', h ,wever, only be nece.
sary to raise a sam of eleven millions,
in round umbers, as a sum of about
five millions remiains of the amount
voted in July. The Chancellor of tbe
Exchequer was -given powers of bor
rewingt the sum of eleven maillions
either by a war loan, Exchequer bonds,
or by treasury bills; and he believes
this will be sufficient, till the end of
the financisi year on the expectation
of revetune made in April."-Saturday
Review (London )
For Inifants ar-d Children.
Te Kimi You Have Alway Bought
Bears the
Sinattire of,.
The politician 's wife wrzs startle~d
by a s'und be ow stairs '"Juhn," she
cried. 'there's a robleer in the house."
the matr with the Sente? That'.a
wrse"-The Philad-lokia Pr.ess.
A Good
New Year's
YOU couldn't make
a better one.
Because it embodies r
Comfort, Satisfaction --
and Success.
COMFORT.-BeCause .
Selz Shoes fit well.
your health,
pursue your d
We sell
prices. Com
42(9 t~
D. V. Wa
First Boy: "Your little baby brothei
hasn't any hair."
Seond Boy: "No; the doctor what
brdught him was bald."-Smart Set.
The most beautiful thing it
the world is the baby, al:
dimples and joy. The mosi
pitiful thing is that same baby
thin and in pain. And the
motlher does not knowv that
little fat m-.kes all the differ
Dimples and joy have gone
and left hollows and fear; the
fat, that was comfort and
color and curve--all but pit)
and love--is gone.
The little one gets no fal
fromj her food. There is some
thing wrong;itis either her fooc
:r food-mill. She has had nc
fat for weeks; is living on whal
she had stored in that plumi
little body of hers; and that is
gone. She is starving for fat
it is death, be quick !
Scott's Emulsion of Cod
Liver Oil is the fat she car
take; it wvill save her.
the gnuihe .as this picture or
~ f o u hav ot tried it. ~e
taste will surprise you.
sco~ a BWNE,
409 Pearl St., N. Y,
50c. and $1.00
all druggists.
Administrator's Notice.
hay all persone I oluling etaim. agai-s'
the estate ot Wi lia'ni M. ltosborough
dcease 1, are ri qui.-ed to preset t tl'emn
duly attested; and all persons inideltret
to said estate will make p' m--nt fori th
withb to the undersigned.
Administrator Estate Wil'iam M. R's
17th J an.d. . 1.18-Im
III all wear SELZ SHOES thIs year."
TION. - Because Selz Shoes wear
.-Because Selz Shoes preserve
ave you money and enable you to
ally duties with ease and freedom.
them. All styles, all sizes, all
e and see.
'H ats.,
lker & Co.
of YOUNG MULES. I have over
fso Ha o
on hand, and they wnst go. If you
want to buy a mule come to swime
and I will sell yoti cheaper thians'Yu
can buy anywhere else.
I have any price mule or borse you
want irom $30 up. Also
all good workers and some good sad
die horses. Come to see me before
yo want to buy your cattle. Let me
see them before you sell..
A. Williford,
Winnsboro. 8 C.
Just Received Direct from
England a complete
life of
Au extra supply of (GLASSWARtE
has also been added to this depart
ment, together with a nice selection of
Blue and White Enameled Ware.
We cardially extend an inspection
of the.e goods to every one. No
trouble to show them or quote prices.
60 YEARS' .
,,,lcaacertai, itour oin fewgn
$entif sierintt.

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