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Wednesday, February 1. - 1899
T.ie ivp-wof f:- Id v one of
til; f 4'ij; i?r >ul>j -v.- t >a- i* ?!? 'ated in
th'J G *? r il A-h?*>ii >!y every sear.
L/.k-* iiitiif v ry jjnp'urdiii hi 1* proposed
such "in-? 'loj liw", it is
introdac;! a;nid suiil-js a*i i a deba*e
fol'owp. a id lhat's the e>;d of the bill.
"Tue poor man's friend" is the familiar
argument used to ki l a rep?al
of the law.
So much has been said on the subject
that there remains nothing new.
We believe it is generally admitted
that it *'Ou!d have been better for the
people as a whole bad no such law
been passed. It was passed in liadiHBRP
cal days, and the purpose of it was to
enable colored u nauts to get provisions,
and the result is that the tenants,
not the colored oues only, but white
cuss too, nave lauen into a movkii auu
careless system of farming. The one
purpose of the man who run-; on a
lieu is to plant enough cotton to pay
his grocery bill secured by the lien on
his crop, and he carts very little about
what becomes of his landlord's land
Consequently the tenant buys all ol
his provisions, often at very higfc
prices, and raises nothing to eat al
home. His landlord's land has beei:
neglected and what was once rich
X ~ v\r\rrr a hflrrdll
lttl U1C 1JC:U9 13 IIVI) ?
eovered with broom straw or in su!'
lies, and pra?licallv worthless.
We believe that if a dircct vote o;
the people could be taken on the
question of tbe repeal of the law, thai
a large majorhy would be in the
affirmative. Hundreds and hundreds
of merchan's will give it as theii
opinion that (ha law has encouraged
dishonesty, that many of them have
been ruined bv it, and that it would
be better for them to repeal tbe law.
The repeal of the iien law will d:
much towards solving the overproduction
in cotton. A lien on a crop to
sccure a grocery bill precludes the
idea of raising anything to eat, and
the lienor starts out with the
idea that he mu?t plant cotton, and
generally the merchant as a prerequisite
to making the advances demands
that a fall crop of cotton be planted,
and then a mortgage on the mnle and
the cow mast be pat in to make ap
for the probable low piiceof eotton.
Bat the point will be made, of
coarse, is the coantry ready for it:
Can it start on a new line all at once:
The answer is that necessity will provide
a remedy. Nobody, as far as w
?pvpr ""h'Kft^T""T?ao
"'"FaTtlijId " County. Mr. Fairey, ol
Oi'iDgebar?, cited a case in point;
doring the debate the other day. "He
would rela e a case he kuew of. A
lartner gave a iien year after year.
Hp went backwards and was finally
sold oat, and lest his fiorse, mule, and
al:. The merchant who had run him
fo- five years refused him advances.
He went home an i cried uatil he was
weak. He braced up, went aud got
^ an nv -fr.im a flpiirhhnr. He Withered
_-Up olrl ploughs." He made rations
?5raaa^jQr^ii^fianiy. "At the end of the
je-r he had three bales of cotton and
did not owe a cent on them, and tod
ly :h it farmer is pretty well off and
does not owe a cent." Repeal the
lien law, and all lienors will have to
do as Mr. Fairey's mm, bat ltke Mr.
Fairey?s farmer, they will not do until
force.! by necessity
By hard and able work with justice
to strengthen his case Mr. Patton has
? - J * ? ? ? - ? ut ? u: 11 ? /~v?i/-*V>
succeeuea in passu i>g uis wij>j miuugu
the House, and if it &ball pas? the
Senate it will be the end of "ihe
shoestring Congressional Districts."
A* Tar as Fairfield is concerned, we do
not think it will be a.-iy worse off in
thd new arrangement of the District,
and we caunot ?ay thit it will be any
brfter cff for the change but taking
ths State as a whole trie change sought
to-be made by the Patton bill is desirable.
Fairfield under the PatU^n
b'll will be in what is nominated "The
Wateree District consisting of Fairfield,
Kersha .v. Richland, Sumter, and
Clarendon.* Tne present peculiarly
^ shaped districts, as is we:l known,
wan done to throw a* imny white
voters in them as possible, and as the
reason has ceased to ex st it is absnrd
-- \ to contiuue the senseless divisions of
the State. Under the present Constitution
the negro vote is no lougera
menace, and logical and sensible districts
should be formed without chopping
slices oft a number of counties
Col. W. A.Xeal has made a good
record as ? public official, but he had
too much to do with "management"
of somebody's campaign. In politics
as soon a3 it is found out that a man
is tryiug to hoe somebody else's row
besides his own, that man is marked
and his political career is soon ended.
There is no better medicine for the
habit* than Chamberlain's Cough
T?an>..r?tr Tt^ nl^uant faelAnnflnrnmnt
anc effectual cures make it a tavorite
with mothers! and small children. It
qaiekly cares their coughs and colds,
predating pneumonia or other serious |
con?equeuces. It also cures cronp and
has been us<.d iu tens of thousands of
cases without a single failure so far as
we have been able to learn. It not
on!v cures croup, but when given as
$00ma5 the cronpy cough appears, will
EmL prer- ut (he attack. In cises of wbooprairg
-ough it liquefies the tough mucus,
pfrpy.-MT-r j{ easier to expectorate, and
lessens the severity and frequency of
the paroxysms of coughing, thus depriving
that disease o? all dangerous
I aonsequences. For sale by McMaster
I Co.
If an body iu this part of the
coantrv owns any land which appears j
ro praoke in rainy rein-vi , he mav j
have eau>e to thank the fj.ris-gfield
Republican for the following curious
information: "There an inter*-*t:nir
| ?tory m connection with a c?menr
j mill which is about to ttart up in
j Kansas. For years near Mulvane
j there used to be a krge tract of
I'arnntincr nrairie.' It was srood <rrz
I ?-D I
I ing ground, bat during and aftt-r a
rain it =m-ked, and n> one knew the
eau-e nn-i? a 6tranger quiHlv bought
'be traci -ns d-iy and announced that
he had ? f-ntune. The cement lie* on
the surface in great quantities, d is
worth $10 a barrel."?News and
This is reproduced h^re tor the
benefit of any land ownets in Fairfield
wh'? hare land "which appears
to smoke in rainy >ea-ons."
The Bible Strident and Rtligi ms OiUUok.
Several libraries of :h.i ">oild'Best
Literature" have been recnntlv
published and advertised and bvii^ir
extensively. VV'e do not particular I\
admire these work?. But the idea
set ns thinking, ana we pu.pcse wining
now of a- othoi library, ot pixtysix
roluDies, which are in the reach
of all, and which may justly be styled
"The World's Best Literalure."|
This is really a coraf.rehensire
library, of sixty-six works, by some
forty different authors, including
history, philosephy, poetiv, fiction,
law, essays, letters" and religion. The
writings arc not coDflned to one age
either, bur coyer a period of 1,G00
years Moreover, the masterpieces
here gathered together a re the foundation
and fountain head of most of
' (he reit of the world's good literature.
, The uion able of all the world'*
writer!1, with few exception?, hare
acknowledged their indobtedne3< to
these authors by continued quotation
1 and allusion, it not by actual confesi
?ion and tribute. No one who makes
any pretensions to literary culture,
can affor J 10 neglect these writings.
Dr. Worrisworth speaks thus of them:
' ''The Bible alone, of all books in the
world, addresses itself t> the whole
f man. It exercises his memory,
! strengthens his reason, ontrols his
j passions, informs fnis judgmen', i egu
11 lates bis c wecience, sanctities nis win,
i enlivens his fancy, warms his
( nation, choiisbss bis affections, stimu5
lates his praotioe, quickens his hope,
and auinK'os bis faith."
Others nave testified similarly. Sir
Wm. Jones wrote on the fiy-leai* of bis
t Bible: "I have regularly and alien
, lively read the?e Holy Scriptures and
' am of opinion, that this volume, inde'
pendently ?f it- divine origin, contain*
more snblimity and beauty, more pure
; morality, more important history, and
. finer strains of poetry and eloquence,
I than can be collected from all oiher
! books iu whatever age or language
! they may have been compose.'."
I Any on;* who is perfectly master of
the literature in these sixty-six volumes
must of necessity have a cultivated
taste, or in other vsords, literary cul
tnre. Where cau historians be !ound
< so perfectly accurate, mpartW, and
* T ~ * ? PA/tora' CPArH ?
uramauc?u> uacji iui <. ..
as Mose* andjthe writers of Samuel,
Kings, Chronicle3, and the Gospels
: and Acts? Calmly |and majestically
the facts are narrated without com
. ment to bia* the reader. The short(
comiogj and falls and egregiou- sins
of the heroic, wise and good are told
without concealment, qualification or
! apology. Yet nowhere do we find the
, dry, mechanical record of the annalist.
Or take heroic poetry combined
: with dramatic form, and wbare hare
' we anyth ng grander than the Epic of
? Job? Where can sublimer passages
be found than in this work ? There
can be n? grauder bursts of eloquence
' (hm are 10 be iomift
??J u..tn? 'Ou.il ctiu#c
I in the Book or Paalms; no more beautifol
and absorbing passages thau in
| theparab.es; no more powerful rra!
*0Ding th-in Paul give* u-* on occa.ions.
Tb?re is harnor io Jadge?, wit and
wiidom in Proverb-, >Hrca?m a"d
faiire in Galatiai.s umI t-.sewheie.
We are arguing on a l.- w ii .r.hlv plane
for ihe exoelience of ih Bible a* a
field of stad-. for literary cu-nre. because
we expoct to help <>ur readers
who will follow us 10 better methods
of studv ?mi a better uudei>ta >di?g
of the Bible, which is in truih a lilimrv
of sixtv-six volume?, ih 'U.irb ordinal iiy
bonod int" onq.
For fea^ that we will be considered
as cxparte and biased in "our estimate
of the literary excellence of the volumes
in this library, which we wish to
commei d to the examination of onr
t readers, we will close wi'tt the estimate
of u literary critic, >
biased. \*Te take the quota fr .11
Shatter's "Wit and Humor ot -he
r>: u 1 a 11 a a m ? no??fUviU,.i* Kr?rkL" tH
OiUiC* at v uvuim vw?j M
Bible is an unequaled source of literary
inspiration As a book of religious
truth, it :s supreme; but religious
tru:h witbont any impairment of its
value or obscurity of its meaning, may
be studied from the literary standpoint;
in fact, in the light of literary
criticism, or tested by the usual cations
of the scho'ar, it will appear more
sacred, moro beautiful, more divine.
Never forgetting that it is our manual
of religion, it is also the vehiele of the
most wonderful literature in human
aunals, an-: precedes in importance all
others. 'I iiere is no boot so cotnpo?ite
in eh-trscter and yet so harmonious
::j plan, so multiplex in
styles an-: yet so educational in
rhetoric and logic, so varied in content-,
and \ et so progressive in_ phi
losophy ai:d religion, as the UibJe
Taken as 54 whole, it is massive, comprehensive,
a revelation of the IaS'iite.
S'uiied in its parts, it stimulates
single faculties whila it ministers
nouiit-bment to ihe whole frame. I s
oistories are more compact than those
of Herodotus, Gibbon or Macaniay;
its poetry, whose key is a mystery,
quiets Homer, Shakespeare and Ten in son;
its Dropbecies are unique climaxes
of wisdom, both in drapery ana substance;
its biographies excel those of j
Plutarcb, Irving, CarlyJe and Boswell;
its chronicles of wars are superior tn
those ot Janus uasear, Wellington, i
Napoleon and Ulyssei Grant; itsi
epistles eclipse those of Piim, Madame |
Sevigne and Francis Bacon; its lsws.
in their ethical and spiritual import,
are quite beyond Jnstinian, Blackstone
and the English Parliament. Every
phajij of literature, every norm of
wisdom, is in tbe Bible. It ministers
to all ta3tes and arouses the slumbering
intellects of all who can comprehend
the difference between reality
and fiction, and who incline to virtue
rather than vice."
Ruskiu confesses hi* indebtedness to
tbe Bible, Homer and Sir Walter Scott
for his mental discipline; Charles
Reade p-.onouoces tbe characters in the
Scripture a literary marvel. Matthew
Arnold daily iead the Xew Testament
in Greek for its style; Miiion could
not have written Paradise Lost with
* ' ^ ? *? - m J t? 1 rt
| OUl Vj6Dl'bl( ? JLVSU^U & WiLi'iiUi j vi av> ic |
! is trace ib!-: to tbe New Testament.
{Job has tanghfc ihe poets the art of
!construction, and David has sungan
unayinsr icMody into the ears of the
race. The Book of Rath is tne coodel
id>f, and tbe Books of Esther and
Daniel abound in incomparable dramatic
e!emc-I-aiah has p'umed the i
Btatesmau ; >r oratorical flights: Jere-}
miah has tpened the foumaius ot
pathos and sentiment in pathetic souls;
Ezekiel has furnished a usable style of
judicial denunciation for tbe crimina1
5 ?N a careful chemical ex- E
j a 1 amination of the leading s
i 5 Malt Extracts of the world, :
| a the United States Govern- s
a mem Chemists found
ff m
I Pabst
? MattEMt {
Ionic j
= was the only one of all that
5 was absolutely pure and per- \
5 feet. Others cannot replace j
a it*
g; At all drug stores. !
lawyer. Of ail books, whether rhet
oric, logic, vocibularv, poetry, phi!
osopby, history, or whatever be thi
end, the Bible should be first and tnos
carefully s'udied, its literary spiri
and lorui should be closely traced anc
described, and its truth should bi
reverently incorporaei into the dail;
speech, thought and life."
With all this Christians seeking lilo
rary cu'turc will spend the Sabbatl
hours even reading Marie Corelli
Al^honse Daudet, or some fensationa
newspaper, while this library of th
World's best literature rests idle 01
their shelve.-! B.
An Editor's Life Saved by Chamberlale'
Cough Remedy.
During the e*rly part of October
1S96, I contracted a bed cold wbicl
settled on uiy lungs and was neglecte*
nt? il I feared that consumption ha<
appeared in an incipieut state. I wa!
W, A.M.nlilmr oiwl fr-uino1 fn AT
UUIl'Mttlll IJ V/UU^ LUlip^ uuvi w ?
Del something which I could not.
became alarmed and afier giving th
local doctor a inal bought a bottle 0:
Chamberlain's Coiuh Remedy and th
re-uli wa> immediate improvement
and after 1 hid used ihree bottles uv
lungs were restored to their health;
s:ate.? <. S. Kdwauds, Publisher o
The Review, W\ant, III. For ssle b;
Me Master Co
The following is an extract rrom i
letter written by Rev. JJab-.z Ferris t(
the Biptist Courier and published ii
the last issue of thai paper:
Winn-boro, Jan 12. ?I hare jus
received and accep'eii a nnanimoui
call to the pistorateof the church a
i ? 4.
JVersiliW, o. U.>a':u es^eut iu ucgii
my work theie February 1st. Fron
wbai 1 can hear of the place and couk
see during a briof visit, it seem? to b(
a large fieid for u-efuluess, and !
trust one fhit will make good returni
for earnest and loving work. Ko?i
that I am about to say adieu to thosi
with whom I have lived for a goodh
length ol time, I beg that you will
allow me space for a tew words ii
esp'esslon of my appreciation of them
For a little more than ceveu yean
here in Wiunsboro and for nearh
eight years in Ridgeway I have gou<
in and out among ihem as thei;
pastor. I bave sat with them at theii
firesides and at their festal boards
have mingled with them in their sea
sons of gladsomengs?, and when thi
clouds have gathered over them anc
trouble and sorrow have come upoi
them. I have tried to rift the clond
a^id lessen the bear(-aclijngsjix_..eiiter
j"?sy??;ii. Qiu giwuin am
pointing out to them the footprints o
the Friend whose promise is tha
when his people pass through th<
waters he wiil be with them so tha
the livers s-h.aU not overflow them
Thos year alter year we have wendec
our way along the road tegether, act
I have had a plenty of time .and abun
dance of opportunity to learn th<
hearts and understand at least to i
fcood desree these beloved of th<
Lord. It is a grief to me now to teai
myself away from them and to sa]
good-bye, for they are bands of nobi<
spirits. A sister belonging to one o
these bands said to me one day 6om<
four or five years ago. "Air. Ferris
you never will have another chnrcl
where you will be appreciated as w<
ajjyivuu. uuc iiuug is i;ci*
tain, I never can have a church when
tie? people will be more kind to m<
than the Winnsbcro and Rid?ewaj
people have been. Whoever in th(
providence of God may follow me ir
the work of ministry to them in holj
things will find warm and loviac
hcans in which to nestle. "My heart'i
desire and prayer to God on tbeii
behalf is," that these pal pita may no
ho loner variant.
~ ~ "CP ^ |
Is it two late for this general assem
b:y lo distinguish itself by es'ablishins
a sane and definite road system for the
Slate and to build for itself a monu
ment which will endure while the
Si ate erits?
We have had in South Carolina i
century and a naif of government sap
po??d to be civilized, tweut}-two year:
of white man's government and eigh
years of "reform" government. Ye
onr repor'.s from everywhere say thai
the roads are to-day worse than thej
have ever been. Millions of dollar/
of the money of the taxpayers has
be.n spent on them, and yet the tax
payer can not use them without serioui
danger to his neck, his horses and bis
running gear. Because we hive had
some days ot rain the people in th?
country are couipeiieu 10 tiay at iioiue
road bound. Tney can not venturr
out for business or pleasure.
ilow long will we continue this
folly? Why should wecontinne it?
We bare got to come down to rock
and rock placed on scientific road
building piincrples. The work must
be done soma "time1. Why not be^in
Five hundred convicts with fhe help
cf material and tue regular road labor
of the counties could do an enormous
amount of macadamizing work in a
t\ear. Tne road they would build
would be worth vastly more to the
people of th; S ate, now and hereafter,
directly and tudirectly, than their labor
could yield on State farm? or in hire
paid by lessees. We would not care
where or how th?y began, so they began.
They mifbui;<l -i broad, hard,
endu;in^ r 1 'hrough the
State from the North Cur-' inn line in
Spartanburg, G:eenvi le. I'icke-.s or
Oconee t-> the corpo-.vioa ih<e of
Charleston or Port Royal, or they
might build across the S:ate or begin
at Columbia oncl build oai tAeuty
mile? lo each point of the compars.
It would m*ke no difference where
the}" began. If tbey built, 200 miles
of gc od road anywhere in the State in
a year they Yrotiid complete2,000 miles
in ten years and would add vastly to
iuvy raiuc vi auu IUV wmwi i
of ruling und save thousands of doil ^
in horse flesh, vehicles and time wherever
they wer.t
The Romans built roads which are
good after twelve centuries of hard ose.
We ca-i bui!d roads a^good. 1 his is
a good >ear to make a beginning.?
Greenville News.
' To a Belle
There's not a damsel in \e towns
! B:jr di-ianoed is completelie-'
R P.-.llv i i h-r niim crrflYP cnwn'i
? * r o ?. ? O -
? Thai tit-? her forme so neatiier
j I ivou d I vrcre \e golden pinue
1; T-.ar c;asp5 her frocke >eiareiie*
: .'Soe I migtite kis-e her dimpled chiune
When (iowne ai.e !ookc~ deraarlie.
Ye lit;Ie ruffle ai her w
i I envie for i * nearr.efse .
j j To her fain* hand, hich "it hath hi?< d
! i Tho^e f >ld- of pnckeivi! i.kn cii.e--e.
| j A'id w hun I e fier shy hrowne V"S
j. Tbru' filmy la-l.es gkucin^e, -'Within
my s-jber Quaker.guis?
My hearts is <e- a-dai-jiiiye
And when upon ye winih ?qua:-e
5 By happie chat ce I met-t tier?...
i We "ime" and "thon" each other
5 there ?
3 (Suit: Im-gujigfi l.r.Vr v.a-5 <-wt-eier!)
S It I bt-no'd h r e!ids faiie
Bciit-aihe Uiy ? hi v . }- t-teadie
? I caniiiii help Uill h 'p.; wjthal, . ^
Since we are "Fri mis'' alreadie.
i How on en hive 1 loi^ed to loike
Within vh silken Shaker . ,
S That bends above re singinge-booke
Of this most lovelie Quaker;
j But ah, her pieuc reproves
> My all-too ard. n'o passion?
- I fear sometimes \e Spirit moves
I very world ij fashion.
t For in thii citie where ye Penn t
Abdve ye sword hath honour^
j Ye rascals vf Ivinge George's meune
Had best noi gaze upon n?r;
' For th<r I am a manne of peace,r .
And i ho' my hcarte is teuder,^
I'd challenge a!i ye Colonics
t) If need were to defendeh'er.
> Soe, Polly, if I'm moved to-daye'
J By Sainie iu6tcad of Spirit, :
e To telle my tale to thee, I pi aye
Q That thou will deign to heare it*-;
'Tis onlie that Sainte Valentine
M For thee and me discovers i
That we should walk as thine and
> Not Friends alone, but lovers.
n Jennie Bdls Havlswick in the February
j j Ladies' Home Journal.
3 Regardless ot Age.
I The kidneys are responsible for
e more sickness, suffering, and deaths
? than any other organs of. the -body.
3 A majority of the ills alllicting
, people to-day is traceable to kidney
v trouble. It prevade* all tlasse? of
' society, in all climate.*, regardless of
f ave. ?ex or condition. ?
7 The symptoms of kidney trouble
are unmistakable, such as rheumatism,
neuralgia, sleeplessness, pain or dull
ache iu the back, a desire to urfnate
often dav or night, profuse.or scanty
1 supply. .
> Uric acid or ^rick-QUfrt deposit in
i urine are signs of clogged kidneys,
causing poisoned and germ-filled
blood. Sometimes the heart" acts
badlr, and tube casts (wasting of. the
? l kidneys) are found in the urine,
which if neglected will "result in
1 Bright's Disease, the most dangerous
* torm of kidney trouble.
All these ?ymprom? and conditions
\ are promptly removed under tbe in*
fluence of Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root
' It has a world wide reputation for its
[ wonderful cures of the most distressing
\ cases. ;
7 No one need be long without it^3 it
1 is so eto get at any drug store at
1 fifty cents or one hoilar: - You can
; have a sa-.apie bottle of this, wonderful
5 discovery, Swamp-Root, and a book
7 telling all about it, both sent to yon
3 absolutely free oy mail. Send your
F i fA l\~i 1 moi' Rinor.
auuic,?o lu . iiuuivi w ww,
. bamton, N. Y., and kindlv mention
' that vou read this liberal offer in The
Nevs and IIerald.
B .
? Builet Covered Banner Keoov-ared a?d
f. Sometime ago inquiry was'jnade
| concerning the fUg of the Sixteenth
I South Carolina regiment whidh c'oilld
* not b > found Since taking charge *)f
the f-ec etary of s.a'e's office, Mr.
j Cooper has been having a general
r.lt^nino- no and vesterdav he dis
covered the flag in a pasteboard box
" on top of the iron safe. The bo< wa35
bid under a pll<j of old pape s and
* other things. A recent act of the
I general as-embiy onlcred tba* fligs of
: certain regiments should be placed in
7 gla-s ease* in the S'ate librurv bat
p Secretary Co>per was not emv..that
[ the Sixteenth reiriment flag was one
5 of ih3se If it i?' f-und that it is.nut
' mentione i in t-?e-ae?, a special act
I will (!(not less be pat thruogn both
J hou>es provi iiug lor the hale keeping
| of the grand old baouer which is
I ballet-torn an 4 battle-scared, a prec'
ious relic of the Lost Can^e and a
[ memento of the da>sof heroism ana
* f lift Af iff 'fl
u\;uuc upvii uiw ubiu v/. v ? vu
for the "sake of a neloved State.
The Ravages of Grip*
-> " .2 " /. * s
r That imdern scourge, tile G:ip,
t poison* the air with its f^tal gents, so
that r.o borne is safe from ifoiava-g'es,
but multitudes have found tree".protection
against i his dangerous ma'ady
in Dr. King's New Discovery. W'hen
r yoa feel a soreness in your bones'and
| muse'??, chills .-.nd fevei, \viih"Sore
throat, p-iin In lhe; back ot iholsead,
catarrhal ijmp'oni* and a stubborn
cough you tnav k-iow >ou have the
Grp. ntid thit \<u n< e ! Dr. King's
No v Disovt ry. Ii will promptly cure
Use worst ?; ui:h. h i! the* infl imed
. im/iubr.<-e-, kill im: j>crms and
pr?:vc!i: ijren.'ivi a!tor cfteots of.the
nialady. l'licu oO ets. and $100.
Money b.ck if lot cured. A trial
bo.'tie fiec 'it McMaster Co.'s drug
. st-M-e. *
? CVrfrs^rJ
L,s61l/<\{v;'JMjjrciiiiflii5iiiij( ntoiuau
' .;v to Cure Ir.scmma, Fits, Dizzi::ess, ilvsteria,
.;.vr?sjs Debility, Lcrt Vitality, Seminal Losses,
. r Memory?the rcr.ult of Over-work, Worry,
Errors of Youth or Over-iiulnlgcncc.
I ?:.c: jOc. and Si: 6 bcxes $5.
; c v quick, positive and laninjrrr-uiis in Sexual
;.T->. Ir/.rv.V-ncv. ?rv?*is f>- ' :"i'v nr.d
sir Ajil ^ive strength arrl to:;j 10 every :-.it;
lnd uit r. . crmanent c-:rc. and b-st.
:;"'S r.isil.
FK -E? A :>ottleo! the famous Japanese I.', 'e:
I ("cik-ts wiil b given v.;it!:b-.- tr.ir.orc a: 'laji
n.r.?c I\ervi; v. !i-e. So'.ii c;?:y by
J. J. OBEAR, Druggist,
, Winnsboro, S. C.
.J~ ^'?>8 I
1 HA * *? LsALSAM I
and tx-autifies the M'r.
tyfm' jPromotes i luxuriant growth.'
"-- -J*$3 >*evcr r.-.r.s to Esptore Gray
I\:~V?r;_:--^jgg Hair to lla Youtjfful Color.
Cures direiws Jc hairlailicg.
j JO;.and S < "3 at Drap^igj
Sample sent if you say sc.
It's tinlike all others.
Box, post-paid, lo'cts. in stamps.
it"? Sold Everywhere. ? >
The Eiecto Silicon Co.,*40 Cliff./. Str'eet,
New' York. *? * A
FK'.CAiNA w?ll ctLre'Rheumatism and
** Scrofalt to Stay Cored.
! ????
I IJpt^F
i i i?\
? Gerstle's F
'I O r?.oc(C
8 Which is absolutely the best fem
' been negligent and allowed disea
nf hpinff cured. This roed
t?ose ingredients intended by na
ters not if other remedies have be
male Panacea will not fall,
w digestion or biliousness, move th
A Joseph's Liver Regulator. ]
write us and we will send them ti
Panacea, $1.00 per Bottle
I YV JL'- j.
We have some special vali
Patterns and Dress F1
offer special barg
we m
And foa a little mone}
-? I I | | | mi 111 I
manded by modem conditions
We offer you SELZ She
. | fidence, because we know t
scientifically designed and cor
; I for the least money,
. , For sale by
Q. D.
The Auditor's oflicc wiiI bo ope
recoive tax returns from January
OA>K All
lbl IV I'LUlwiiy -vsiu. ?%. i j
faiiiniy to make returns within
above mentioned dates will incur
50 per cent penalty. All male
xen-s between the age ot 21 and GO
liable to poll tax unless exempt
lav. The Auditor or his deputy
be at the following places on c
specified and the Imlancj of tim<
February 20th in < flice in Winn?bi
Albion, Tu?'f>day, January 10.
Uurklie:.il, Wc:lne-jday, January
Wolfing, t ??'av,^January 12.
(;resbyviilc, F. i 'mv, .January 1:1.
Woodward, Saturday, January 1
White Oak,-Mom!ly, January. li
I ntxddons (irove. Tuesday. Sa.tu
*17. - ~
Flint Hill, Wednesday, Januat y,
Itidgeway, Friday, January 20.
Longtown, Monday, 23
CemrevilL', Tuesday, January 2-t
M. L. Coopers, Wednesday, Janu
JBly?hewood, Thursday, January
Iloreb (F. M. Cnrlee's store) Frid
January, 27.
\'o'.,:ceilo, Monday, January 30,
; J.;, i. n-ville, Tuesday, Jauunry
! 12-17
Notice to Greditors.
the estate of Fred Scruggs, decea*
;:ro hereby notified to make paym
to ?he undersigned, and all pcrs
holding claims against said estate
requested to present them duly attes
to the undersigned.
Female Panacea
Cures All Diseases el Weixsec. 2
MANY -women are tinder the inpreaian
that the diseases peculiar to their wx M
are natural and incurabia btcaus* so J
many suffer constantly from them. This is % 1?
mistake. Few women ar? so badly diseased 2
that they cannot be cured. _}t is true.
that had they taken a remedy that was 2
. efficient when the first symptoms of dls- fin
B m ny'a tsi ni ri An TO Wnnlit
Cv\ have been the result. No womiin should fB
^ IV neglect herself. When th? ninthly pe? 3
I riod becomes too freauent. painfm.pro* M
I fuse, obstructed, or irregular ix any way. Z
I or i f she suffare from fal Ting of t bt womb. 9Bm
whites, or any other femal? trouble, aha 2
should at once resort to the use of ^
emale Panacea f
3-. F. IF5. )**"" 2
ale remedy ever offered her, Even jf tho htt
se to fasten itself upon hershe shouid not de- flfe
icine is a purely vegetable tonic, containing
ture as a remedy for rofferint women. li mat- Jn
:en tried and proven failures?GorstJe's F?If
there is any tendency to cpctivenesa. inai- A
e bowels gently with a lew mild doitM of 8t. w
[f your druggist does not keep th??? memeipes A
a you, all chargea paid.unon receipt of price. W
Liver Regulator, 25c par Paokag?. A
Chattanooga, T?nn. Z
in all lines and offer all heavy
goods at - * - i?*
1?* o
ips in Dress Goods, especially in
annels, at lowcut prices. We
ains in Wool Underwear.
i will give a great many gyods.
r it and see.
-? ??a ? -L*. jm *m. 1 If
mmmL 1 nc urcctva
n&m Derived
??g| their Beauty i
i&mW/ ?* *orm ^ ?' car" i
Av(| riage from the ease and ;
I freedom given by the j
\pfJ/J sandaL
y / J The deformed and unnat(
iA ural foot of the present day j
with al the ills which fol- j
_ . low In Its train is the result j
^ f
/ # of wrongly maae snoes.
> 5ELZ SHOES give all !
^ the freedom and health of j
. the sandal, combined with I
*s with perfect con- j j
rectly built foot-wear i
r T T T T T T 7?7?)
wiJ^L.ir uixu.
i fluRSES, m,
n to |
Cltl" KENTUCKY MULES at my stable*
in Winnsboro, from three to five years
.-V. oid. These mules can be bought cheap
will for cash or ou ojood bankable paper.
[a- s payable in the Fall Come one, oome
! to all who need pood mules. I will exc>r0*
change thetn for broken down ?u!e?
or plug mule*.
*' T niyf> havo a fp.t* ur?od Mares and a
couple of good Saddle Il?>r?ea, oni*
now Two-horse Wa;?n and one go?id
(! J Second hand Bugjjv.
| I nl?o keep on hand a few
ary I
"" ^ * ^TT /-~1TT /~(/-v1T7Cl
nn.I will seil lh? in che^p for cash or
^rv ox-:lia?>ge thcia fur dn-cattle. Alway>
* rend) for a tradw.
if ' I have enzas?;<l Mr. S. B CKAWFORD
f ?r ilie *<51*011. and ho will be
pleated to sue an . and a'l of his many
21 frim 1?.
Winnaboro, S. (J.
are OftleoatMrH. Ellen Cathcart's, next
ited door to Juo. H. McMaater & Co.'s Drug
J^Night call at Winnsboro Flotel.
r. 12-#-3m
! Proclamation.
State of South Carolina.,)
Executive Chamber, $
been received at thi* Departtneut that
oq i he first day < f September, A- D.
1898, i ha barn of K. T Blair, in the
' ouii'jof Fairfield, was burned, and
there be?Dg r?isou to beii ye tuat,^b?
bu'tiin^ vra? an a t ot ice
N-w, ihnreiote, I, W H E l?rt.?
Goven.or ?.r the State of ?s.>u n Canlin/,
i > diMi justice in?* ?? d??nr
and i *: * in j ?tv i-t he 1* ? i)u-ii<*?i?d,
do iter - > ?tfer h rewa ?i t FIFTY
? DOI-LAHS f??r w .a 4pp. e;it and
conviction (it it.e perion or prr?>u*
wiio cotiiiuitttrd *&id act uf incendiariam.
In teititnonv whereof, I have berennio
bet uiv hand aud cauaed
ibe great seal of the State to
be affixed, at Colombia, this
[l. m. a ] 2oth day of January, A. D.
1899, and in the one hundred
and twenty-third year of
the independence of the
United States ot America.
By the Governor:
1-28-1 Secretary of State.
State of South Carolina, }
Executive Chamber. $
t*ec reoeived at tbia Department that
on the 28th day of December, A. D.
1898, the barn of R. T. Blair, in the
County of Fairfield, vu burned, and
there being reason to believe 'hat tbe
hnrriinc wm an act of incendiarism.
Now, therefore, I, W. H. Bierbe,
Governor of the State of South Carolina,
in order that josdce mar b? 4ome
and the mzysxj of the law vindicated,
do hereby' c-ger a reward cf OKEj
| HTT5DR?D DOLLARS for lie appre-;
j hon*ioa ccirrk^on cf the perwe '
! ?7 per?o&* who cCrSCTssed said art ot \
j iacendiansn f
In testunonj ? hereof, I bare fact- r
ante Ktsjbsadaacsasated
tbe greir aea! cf tae Stale so
be a: Cajpfa, tfeai
j [l. m. a.] 55tii dsr cf 2%Esasjr A. B.
1399, aodic taaoae fcntofl
and twe^r-^hirdyeeaf tat
indepeadecse of tbt United
Sratts of Asarnca. _
W. a KM.KKHK. j
By the Governor:
1-28-1 Secretary of State,
Stat* tr South Gasoixca, J
Sncaiire Chamber. >
1 * 5 ?- ^ ? ? I
cm nfCClTWi h Uli> uu I
oa the artii daj of Jiaaxrr. 1. IX j
1139. tise dipeliias: boose of B T. Kcr. [
is. the Cocntj of Fairfcid. wms bcraed, [
tad taert beio% ress >n to he?2e*? tfiar;
ti? burning wtu aa act of :2oesc:aras2. ;
Kow, therefore. t, V. IL JEkrfee. j
WJTeracr ui ui uhv >
lina, ia order tfctr justice ma-? be doce j
and the m*7c<t? of :he !a<* vf-'d:c*r?d, |
do berebv uSer * reward nf FIFTY i
DOLLARS for ;be apprehension and j
aviecon of he o*nsuu or ^ir?i?;
who committed said act. ot :acec-:
la retfiuionv w hereof, I b.w? hero ?
liDto set m? baud and caused '
:h* q( the Slate to
be aflize*:, at t'oiuaibia^ iji#* j
(L 1 j] 2?Ui dav ot Jaitttarv, 3u Dv '
!$$9, aau iu tbeoae biujdrtd
ami tweutv-tfcird. >ear of tfce
iacepeadeuce of the United ;
States o; America.
V/. ii. KLLERBS. i
B* the Governor:
| i-^> I Secretary ck yie. I
it IM<
J ~ i;
A Fresh Lot of
I ! ,
Buisfs .
I '
Garden Seedj
and i
Oa+O !
V/IIlUll OClO> ?
to we diiecied, 1 'save irvied u;jon
md will tel. 10 the rjjvhestcaah bidder
before the Court fiou*edoorii? Winnsboro,
S. C , ou the first Monday in
February, one engine and boiler, oi>e
brick machine, ana all tools and inaple- i
ments attached and belonging thereto.
Lev it-d on as the property ~of J. D.
Neal at the suit of DesFortea Mercantile
Winnsboro, S. CM Jan. 13,1899
county of faisfuxd.
Susnn A McMeekin v*. William D.
D*vis, in In8 own right, and aa Aduiiuisirator
of the estate, of Joseph
K. Davis, deceased, Fannie C.
PowhII, The Wiansboro Bank and
The Farmers and Mechanics Bank,
of Columbia, S. C.
IV nnrnnanM of an order of th#
1 Conrt or Common Pleas, made in
the above stated case, I will of&r for
salf, before the Court House door in
Wiansboro, S. C., on the
next, within the legal hours of sale, at
public outcry, to the highest bidder,
the following: described property, to
All that tract or parcel of land situate
in the County of Fairfield, in the
State aforesaid, a little south of the
village of dlouticello, containing
Aercs, more or less; being the same
tract of land conveyed to Joseph K.
Davi?, f*e -?ased, by John Banskett, by
deed d.'?d the 4th day of April,
1861, a- d rpcordea !o Book WW, page
2*0. ia the office of the Register of
Mesti? (Conveyance# of Fairfield Counhud
described in said deed as
boauded on the north by lands of
Thomas Bell, William Blair, E. F.
Lyies and the said Joseph K. Divis;
on tne east oy lanas 01 josepa ix.
Davis and Jonathan Rabb; on the
south by lands of Dr. Thomas Farman
and John Willingbam-; and on the * est
by John Bell, John Willingham and
Thomas Bell, the present boundaries
of the said land being more particu-"
larly indicated by the plat made by
Edgar Trapp, Surveyor, on the 25th
day of August, 1SS8. The said premises
to be first offered for sale in separate
tracts or parcel a? indicated on a
plate thereof male by Edgar Trapp,
Serve, or, oz, tee 5-fch and 25th aogwt
1*9?. -*h?c-'i plat is fiedin the
cfEce oc xe *. Jerk of the Court in the
record of c?a-*? and will hi exoc
dt-j o: sale; tte bids of tbe
fewmaa? fu-AAamrS iriT eM CPntntA hSCil
id be acceded by the Cierk conditional
rlax is np;-n condition that the
CTesisies sikQ sold as one entire tract
as tifypnnfter directed, shall bring lest
;?n ibe aggregate of the amoonts of
Use highest bids for the tracts as offered
?psrately. And when all of said
separate tracts or parcels ha?e been
ofiered for sale and knocked down to
the highest bidders therefor conditio*ally
as above set forth, the said Clerk
shall offer the eutire premises, made
np of said parcels en masse, as a single
undivided tract. If the aggregate of
the amormts o' tbe highest bids bid
for said tracts or parcels offered separately
shall exceed the amount bid for
tbe entire premises as a whole* then
the Clerk shall, npon compliance with
the terms or snie, execute to eacn ox
the respective porcba-ara for &ai4
separate tracts a deed for the tracts s*
separately eeld. Bat if the amount
bid for the cntir* premises en masse as
a single tract shall c :ceed the aggregate
of the amounts of the highest
bids offered lor (he said premise* as
conditionally sold in separate tractt,
then the said Clerk shall execute a
deed to the entire premises to tba highest
bidder for the entire tract, aid tbe
bids for the tracts as offered separate*
It stall be wholly disregarded* (Plat
>??w1 Mn k* n??n in
Oi COM WO.t W ^VbU 4W V'WM v
o?ce any time before sale day, if
desred }
T?2*3 OF SALE.
Gne-cnird cf tbe purchase-money to
be raid is cai. on the day of sale, tke
h&I&ces In rso equal annual ins tailzies.;?
free she day of ?s3e, with interest
from tbecsv of ^ale it eight per
jgiicx2i per ac.acn:. to 6e *eca?ed by
tie bead or' :be pnrcnaseror purchaser*
aad i sortgsge or mortgage* of
riie premise? or for a?l ca?b at tbe
opfic2 ef ibe pi-rcs-aser or purchasers.
TW porefcaser or purchasers so pay for
aL tucessary paper-. And if tbe purcJh?er
taZIs ? cks:>Jw with tbe term*
<w: Cerfc resell tbe s&id
premises s?a ibe s&^e or some sacce^d-aTescir
cs t?c sane term? withfurther
sro;:ca::02 to the Court,
sa:5 as rh? rts&'of :?>e former pnrebaser.
S>-?i at cbe : :-k of ;he former purchaser.
Jas. I&k :$??. C. C P. F. C.
Machinery I
Mm Seplios aid Bepif
Manufacturers- Agents for ?he
3ar MR. S. C. McKEOWN is a Telephone
crank too.
iir a lrvpantxi p_ oaito
W. U. AMVR ?
^ ne in oar CORNW1LL, S.C
>ffi* on Winosboso
d4 Chester lins. Pt-lj
2 The Equitable
m Life Assurance Society
^ of the United States.
?$ Tbe management of tbe
m Equitable life Assurance Society
' in this territy isjdesirons of secnrW
ing tbe aerrice of a man of cbsrS|
?c.er and abilitv to represent its v
?? interest wnh Wium-buro ?s beadsi
quarters. The riyht mas will be
^ thoroughly ednca'ed in the science
of life insurance and the art of
saccessfal soHcitin?. lhereisna
w business or w?fe-sion not requiring
capita J which is more roW
munerative than a life agency
p conducted ^i'h euo^y and abilg|
i'v. ('orresp?tidenc? wi'h ai?*?
v! who desire to secure permanent
w employment and are ambitious tt
g| attain prominence 111 the profes*ion
is invited.
? W. J. ItODDEY, Mgr.,
S 8-19-3m Rock Hill, 0.

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