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Wedae* lay, March 1, - - 1S99
Tne <;?icvnbi.t ro.l l?v <l;?ponsao
consult > i? It r t outrage charge
able to ins tyranny "f ilie ili?prn?ar)
law. I* i< wrong in priucple for lie
State to engage in ihe whi-key bnti
new. The bloodshc 1 ho often follow
iag the attempt to enforce ihe law i'-?
the lexical result of the provisions o
th* law. Nj aan's hou?et h rvevei
respectable he raxy ba, is entirely 8?fc
and secure from the espionage a? c
ear?h of dispensary constables. \V<
J- ? ? ?J?a mor? wK/
G'J iiui care t-u I; iuucuju mu., > u>
killed Mrs. Stuart before h-s i< tried
bat bis ca?e is i legitimate bnhject foi
criticism 83 an illmtratbu of *ha
can happen from the license jrircr
constable* under the law. Crawfuri
had a seirch warrant, it is true, bu
according to som3 of the witnesses
among them bis fellow-coost&bies, b<
aommitted an unnecessary assault anc
battery iu attempting to txccute hi
warrant. Ha had plenty of force at hi
command to have arrested Stu&rt-oi
the spo% and saved the State the borroi
of having a woman killed, whom i
prominent Methodist miBister say? wai
t- Christian woman. No tact or wis<
discretion was exercised by the eon
itablt?, and it can hardly bo expectc<
of them that they shall be wise an(
pradtntin the?e raids. They a: e no
so actch to blame themselves for thei:
instance as the State of Soatb Care
lina, which carries on its statn'e booki
this infamous law, and makes "specia
pets" of the w hi* key constables
There meet be torching radically
wrong in any law where so reunv live
are lost in its enforcement. Something
mn*t be wrong with it when innocen
people are killed, whether through mis
fob-c r?n nnf TrtA m.tnv are killed b1
mistake. The respectable Spaxiajburj
farmer w?s killed by mistake, an<
now a poor innocent Christian wotnai
it killed ,fby mistake or accident."
Whatever may be said of *he dis
pensary system in theory, in practic*
it hat cost the gjod same of the Stat<
too mach. % No man's bouse is gaaran
teed safe, for he knows not at wha
hoar a squad may appear at his doo
to make a search - not ouly of bis pri
ate things, bat his family's privat
w- . belongings must be invaded?and to
<? often it mast be doue io a rough mac
?er, and if he oilers obj iction he i
abased and u is said in some cases ?
We .io not know anything of Stnart
He it the bead" clerk la J.~Ju71SI[w
math's clothing: department, we be
iieve. The point we wish to make i
that it tnight have been any citizen'
house invaded a* his was.
?* t i 1..
uaveni we n*a neany enougu c
Ibis dispensrry business? Are th
people'not ready to vote on it? Th
^ " thing is wrong in'-.principle, and cai
notednre. i.
The members of the General As
searbly can congratulate tbemselve
that the Legislature of 1S99 has bee
more kindly spoken of ia the news
papers than any Legislature for th
pa*t eight or nine years. Some of th
members may be indifferent as t
what may be the newspaper opinio:
of there, bat nearly every man i
pleased to have kind words said o
him_ we think it nalnr&l. Ii
looking over the papers of the State
we have seon none which dv
not express the opinion that the per
?annel of the Assembly has great!]
advanced, and satisfaction with th<
j body on the whole is expressed.
Of course, there is difference o:
opinion as to what the Assembly onghi
to h&vt done, and what it ougbi no
in H?va rtnnc. f??r it. wnnlri hr? a mn?
remarkable state of afTiir* if everybody
The most striking characteristic it
the Legislature this year was an almos
? -- -i -r r?AT l T?
enure aosencs ui jskjujuui iuca. iu
__ 1898, the relation between members
was more cordial than for many years
and In 1899 it seems tolme heeu more
*o. Tha time is near at band, if it ii
no: here altogether, when an important
question can be considered ir
the Legislature without bittor faction*
feeling? and vuhou- thedispiar o
any bo38:sm. 0< the whoie, lik<
nearly all of the ne ? spapers in thf
State, we are very weil picased with
the Central Assembly of 1893.
No*th Carolina ought to- learn f
lesson from South Carolina. The
Baptist Courier warns the brethrer
across tbe^line:
AiJO XJiUiiWVi says. x rbiui
L. Johnson, of Greensboro, and a
large number of Greensboro people,
were in Baleigb last week to advocate
/ a dispensary for Greensboro." Thai
sounds very strange to people in this
State, where the dispensary has been
tried. Alihongh many people believe
it is better than the old saloon system,
yet there are very few church people
who will work for the establishment
of a dispensary in their oommunity,
The Fairfield delegation in the
Legislature did not introduce a great
*s&ny bills, and we think this is to
their credit. It is a wrong Idea to
sappDso that a man should b? sent to
the Legislature to introduoe bills.
There are other and as important
duties required of a representative.
KMYgrfaft AhtrajTS Baiight
J Tiie experiment of h Mi-sidgippi
j qottou planter in cheap ootiou picking ?
' * 1 ~ *^rt < -I f ihn h''j4KS.
; aas oeeu tuc iwuu.^r w. ? .
j it is reported in a reputab e trgi'oui- <
! ural paper, and so authoritative, a <
j newspaper as the News and Uourier, I
i >.lway? watchful of all things apper- 1
i tiiuins: to the interests of the farmers,
?cc*p;s the report of the Mi3*i??&jppi j
j planter'? experience as not at \I1 fo ,
^ very remarkab'e, and tieats the ex- ?
| periment seriously. We are not dia- a
'! po-.e l t ) imke fun of it, for I he j
| nunkey is a very iateiligent little
i creature, aud he has been trained jto i
: do thing* just as rimirkible asjihia <
j cotton picking t-uaiuess We hav? $
, often ha l occasio-i to s*y that u< cesI
nfton f.xr'faa on int*At>!j-,n ft) Hlfflt I
; 3ii j uiivu av?WW MM f vw. ? ?
i an emergency, and i:> I hid instance the i
; low price of cotton is given a* the ,
. ! reason which led ttie Ali)S8'8Mppi plan* .
.' ter to try the monkfy as a couon ]
..picker. Tte cost of production roust
, I be made less than the price j a'd for i
J cotton, otherwise it becomes a \ery
_ J unprofitable business to g- ow and i
I ?11 -? *?? r.'nA Misckiinni mmt 1
j SCll UlrltUW, aiiVX llUiO wiccigu.^.
f conceived the idea of trying mouke\s
as an economical method of picking.
^ It seems that two years ago, 1896,
, daring a fair at Vicksburg, Miss ,
} Frof. S. M. Fracey and Mr. Mangrum,
y the cotton planter, were watching the
tricks done by some trainod monkeys,
' and ibi-5 suggested to Trof. Fracey
t. thitthv imnkey conld bo trained to
j pick o.'ton, and be thought tbat ?bey
j coald d^> it "as well as negroes, or
t better and aiow cheaply." Mr. Mangrain
.w-'n ins.-eduloui, but the more
? he thoag ht over it^tbe more favorable
I he thought cf the 6agges;lon. Finally
ha canctndeJ t.) make a trial of the
i monkey, an i iu September, 1897,
} Mangrnm b:tight ten trained monkeys
r in New YorX city, and at the same
^ time employed their trainer. The
8 monkeys, tho Nsws and Courier tells
5 us, were put on the farm about the
middle of September. A smill bag
I that would hold about 25 pounds of
j cotton w&i placed over the shoulder
t of each little animal, aad the agricul
r taral paper, The So or hern Planter*'
Journal say?:
3 "It was sarprisiug ho*? rapidly the
i trainer taught the monkeys to pick ihe
cotton. Basket? to hold the oot'on
were placed at the end* of the row*,
r and one man, besides the trailer,
b necessary to take th<=- cotion out of
r the sacks and put it in the baskots.
The females proved mu<;h befer
1 pickers than the ma!e=, for ihe' n--^
only picked cleaner co:ton. but tbev
f would also pick more of it in a dv,
r In less than a month after the monkeys
were started., at the work they c>uf;i
1 pick on an average of 150 pounds a
a day. They picked in we*tber id
which negroes would y.ot pick, and
_ picked cleaner cotton. The cost of
picking was much less, &n<1 iu every
* way the? made much better pickers
' than the average negro."
" So much encouraged "was Mr. Mangrnoa
by this'firet test of the monkey
r as a geed and cheap cottou picker that
" be determined to add to the lorce of
e his new farm laborers, and accordingly
0 io Jane, 1898, he ordered SOCi monkeYS
from an exporter in Africa, "with the
a understanding that most of them were
!" to be females," presumably beoanse
the females picked more cotton and
'1 cloy* Thft- a aw
l' were trained "by the middle '-of Octohor"
*nrl nnt: to work. The corrae
3 pondent reporting the experiment
8 writes:
f "I have matched this experiment
11 with greater intaresf t'wn [ have
e watched anv a?w thing yeara. I
e have kept in constant correspondence
(_ with-Mr. ilangrum about itand abuat
the middle of November I visited his
plantation near Smedes ?o see the (
monkeys at their work. I mu->t admit
that it was a glorions- V-igbt t? see,
i- and one that did my hear? good. I'ue
s rows were filled with monkeys, each
one with her little cotton seek aronnd
her neck, picking away q-iietly and
'* orderly, and without any rmh or oon8
fusion. Whin they got their saaks
e I fnll tbev would ran to the end of the 1
row, where a man was stationed to
empty them into the co:: v basket,
Q when tbey would hurry batk - th*ir
s work, fhey ueemed actuall\ enf
ioy picking. That night 1 stayed ,
a with Mr. Mangrum and we had a long
i talk about the matter. I asked h:m
'? to give me the plain faoU about the
) case so I could give them in the Cot.
ton Planters' Journal to the cotton
. growers of the Souih."
r i
The News aud Courier add* that
"for the benefit of the tcepticaily dlsf
posed" it reminds the>u that, "there is i
: nothing intrinsically improbable in
t the serious narrative"; tba< "raonkeyi,
t u is well known, even the wildest <
. ones, habitually *pick? cocoanuts, ;
bananas, and such smaller things as <
i peanuts, pennies and insr:o?* for their
t own use, and it reqn to.- .jo fcreit ;
stretch of credulity, thereinu be- ,
1 yto fli * mr*r*? i A t A i li .r^n t
t amoii? thera cau be tra:*:?d b- . xper**, 1
, merely to draw cotton frmn t:.e opur.
j ?otton bolls." We are not inclined to *
mr?t at tho r#>nnrf_ hm on ihe f-iiti- I
vvv%*% 7 ??
j trary it has been very irroresiiug to 1
The oxperifiieut is fnllof refi.-eti??n-? '
J and we hope sbat mere repiM* will be (
5 made on i{. If it shi!l prove & sne- ,
1 j cess as reporiad, the Maugram mou- i
1 key8 will become famous. The Afri- <
J can mookeye will take the piace of j
t of the former Africaa slaves in the t
5 cotton f elds, bat if it shall prove too I
i good a thin? to the cotton planter, the
next thing we f-liall heir will be abo- *
litionists to "free the monkey slaveg. ,
1 J
i !
, | good digestion; sound sleep; a 1
' i fine aooetite and a rioe old ace, i
? 11 JL C I
; are some ofthe results of the use j
' of Tutt s Liver Pills. A single t(
. ?
| dose will convince you of their <
! wonderful effects and virtue. ]
i A Known Fact, 1
i An absolute cure for sick head- c
| ache, dyspepsia, malaria, sour j
j stomach,dizziness, constipation ]
| bilious fever, piles, torpid liver J j
and all kindred diseases. j
Tutt's Liver Pills j
The wea:bcr is splendid now ac
h ffard< as are receiving attention.
Mr R T. Roberts paid a visit tc
! Vumt-ia last Saturday to cjnsult tbc
\ e specialist We trust Mr. Roberts
jus receirea much benefit from th(
Mr. A. W St, Amand retu nec
f.-oin Columbia las' Sunday evening.
Jud^i:.g from the consignment o;
M.-ur krout and picklcd pig teet h<
imst have depleted the market con
Mr. ft. Nicholson it no*r engaged ii
j^autifylng the front of hi* rssidenw
with a nice fouce. So much for No
J Main Street. ^
A Sunday School wa? dnly organizec
)i lust Sun-iay wiih officers an?!
t aohers as f?IJow>: Superintendent,
J B. Scroggie, secreta-y ana treasurer
NT. Tinman; i cache rs?M us Annli
N'.oholson, Mies Lnia Trapp and Mrs
li T. R<bsrt-. Same 6ubstituti
leachers were also elected.
We learn mat Mr. John Walling i
confined to bed witb a bad cold. Wi
hopa nothing serious will develope
Mi?s Minnie Greigs, of Hickorj
Ridge, is iu Rack City for a stay will
ber relative*-, Mr. and Mrs. R. T
Mrs. Nlcboiaon and Mra. Allan paii
the Boro a shopping visit on Tharsd?y
We all had a treat of cand> on tb?i
Some month9 ago we beard som<
talk of a new school house going to b
bailt at Delleney's Crossing. The tal!
his died out Are tbt plans still i
coarse of contraction or has the ids
met its fate?
Seemiogly nothiug of much in
portance is doing at W. G. Co.'
works, as the manager finds plenty o
time to pay his neighbors the dail
visit. Observer.
Feb. 2i, >99.
Tbe Marcb Ladies' Home Joarm
^ naiar>Ai'^v i*a iii ^Vid ntar
uao a ujveni'uu; IDB^NIV ? < wv
ehow:'i.g "Pope L?o XIII as He Lire
ii, the Vatio->?i." The pictures wer
made 07 the only photographer wh
has been admitted to the Vatican jfor
number of jvars, consequently the
off r the fir^t close Tiew the public ha
ha i a lontr Woie of the Pope and hi
sarnnn-iing? A.n articic that wili b
widely re^d t^u^es out 'The Amer:
>r? 4 ^Konftou r\f \f arriftoro ^ fln
Kj"JJ Uii.1 O \;U?>J''gO V/ l wm<rm
another, "So-ial Life iji Amerioa;
Fn ;cn Oity," p-ives a really charmin;
glir?:p;-c into ri-.e exclusive Creole oi]
c!e* 01 Ne?- Orleans. "The Moi
Woi d'.rfui vlaiical Festival iu Amei
ica" recalls t.Le great Peace Jabile
ho!.-} Raston in 1872. with its sever
t*en hundred instrumentalist! and chc
rug of serenteco thousand. "Churche
Decorated for Weddings," "The Prei
Country Homes in America,
"Flowers and FiowerBeds," and "Fi;
teen Good MaMels and Fireplaces" ar
shown from th? photographs submitto
in the contest hr Journal prizes. "I
XT^?nro'^ nif?tn *A? flnf? "l5<
scribes our wild flowers so their idee
tificalion will be easy. The article i
by Nelfje Blancban and is the firgfc of
Oa-hid ii?uw/?y^p5!
pays deserved tribute to his late assc
ciate editor, Isabel A. Mai Ion, wb
also wrote for the Journal under tb
pseudonym of ,,K?tb Asbmore"a
matter of oourse eonslderable apftc
Is given to Ea-tsr bats and frocks, ate.
all illastracled fiora orignal deoigm
Besides the concluding chapters o
"The Girls of Camp Arcady" and Hi
experiences of "The Jamesons in th
Conntrj" tb^re is an excellent sboi
story, "The Touch of a Child," and:
humorous akeicn by John Keodricl
Bangs. Mrs. S. T. Borer continue
htr coosing logons end advice npo:
d' xestic ceonomiea, and everv phas
and conditio), of borne life is consid
an d. Bv the Unrtii Publishing Com
pany, Philadelphia. One dollar pe
yrar; ton ceni? per copy.
Succew?'Worth Kaowrlog.
<0 years' succcss in the South, prove
Hughe*- Toni". a great remedy fo
Chills atd all Malarial Ferere. Bette
than Quinine. Guaranteed, try it. A
Druggists. 50c. and $1.00 bottles. *
For the adopion of the rose as th
royal emblcn- of England, Shake
speare points as back to a dispute ii
Temple Garde.: between the beads p
the houses of York and Laneasrer a
to -heir respect reclaims to the crown
The dispute waxed hot. At last the
Dnke <>f Yot-k plucked a white resi
ami all ;i- loyal followers d<
lik-5??i<*. Tbo-i the Duke of Lancas
re. ;cck a ler rose as his b-idgc. S(
b'^a it .e Wa. f the Roses, scd to,
thuT. <ear? Endand was a prey t<
ma; *. oioi of i ts. civil strife. Finalh
>ht; vio<- .'iou- L:?ncis!?ian prince mar
lie'*- Eiiz UeiM or Y<?rk, and th* <w<
J . t- - J1
av.j rot><'5 were umrru m tue u;>aui<
Tutior rr.'e >v;?:ch is so often scni^turt>!
oa royal paiacea anc
Tr.erc i1? some, q'ifes'iou as to whetlv
r she wtme f"!-ver .;r tiieoxilia ii th<
m-.- .i-Mvc.. toe national flower o
lielrrri. Th"> u!-pa?-ied .'eaves *rt
jO !?iJer d of the Trinity
Ki in ea? iie?t iiraco, the Irish won
sprigs of it tc -harm away witches anc
ml spirits, and il wa? thought that
makes wou'd n^t molest any one wear
ji? it. We are familiar with th<
superstitions about the tacky foureaved
The pnrple fhbtle of Scotland wai
id .pted as the national emblem many
centuries ago. The Danes had in
raded the coot try and had planned a
light attack w '.ich threatened to de
-- c ? a.: .u ..? r>_* .??
siroy ids ocouiru arujy. cm. ixo iu?
Danes advances s'ealthily, on? anforU'l.ue
soldier st-pped on a thistle. Ai
be sharp thorn;- pierced his bate fool
le nowted lustil*. Hit cry roused the
>Ie<-pinii Scot?, vV? ? iz^d their armi
in>; b> their de>pi;iiie ralur *ncce.ded
n lepuiaiug lha. etiemy. Th^re is a
:amyiis order of JScot'isti Knig'ii-. ihc
~\ri'ar e\t tho Thi>.f!p ttilil-n 1m.* M-? lk?
jadge the thistle with the mo'.tDj
%Nemo me impune lacessit
The Fleur de lis, the royal lily ol
?raticc, is oar i nrple iris or fovei-deacc,
as it ii couiinociy waited. Titi*
'flower of Lou's" takea ita name from
'joai* the Seventh of France, who
bo?c ir. for his badgn wb*n he Parted
o the Roly Lv?d ou a crusade- At
* ?**' A monv lili^o An fV*o
1I9I< I Lid C TTL< " UiCtUj I11IW9 VU bUT
Trench Lui Hsnry itift Fourth, l,*
vnownea Henry of Navarre, adopted
lor the nmiotai ll-i^ the design on hie
laDiily shield? hwe golden lilies* on a
>la- ^r'.?n>id. *?' *Oi? Rd- ?.<; the bird
' irgis ' w cd . a.-c' ur<.,
le added ihe flzur-dt lit to lb? English
, StrongMoments
Dr. MaryE. Green, president National
t Household Economics Association,member
American Medical Asso&ation,
member American Public Health Asso?
ciation, author of' 'Food Products of the
> World," writes from Charlotte, Mich.;
i f(Tno?r/ia1i
is not unknown to me, as I hare used it
I i professionally for years, always with the
- most satisfactory results. For mothers
t nursing their children and for general
: debility from any cause, I regard it a*
' if especial value, as it combines both
- j tonio and nutrient properties, whicb
; make it truly the Best' Tonic."
II "I recently prescribed Pabst Malt Ex
s tract, The "Best" Tonic, to three of mj
! patients, all of whom were ladies, and
; all of .whom were suffering from dyspepi
sia and its consequences, and in all these
U J ?t? _ -1 rp?,? ^
j | casus i\* autuu nno t* uiiairn. xvyv; uj
them bought Biore of the tonic, end
1. continued to tcjfee it, until now they tell
, ! me they can eat anything, and one oi
i them cdded "everything," without th<
' i slightest inconvenience. They have cor
11 tainly improved wonderfully ! nweighl
. j and strength. I have prescribed youi
a! "Best" Tonic a great number of times
' i It is one of the best, if not the very best
i of its kind."
i j P.. Bslneb, M. D., Jersey City, N. J
5 \ ' '
.; ooat-of-arms, but this idle claim wat
f I renounced, and la^er the Iriih sham,
j lock was substituted on the English
3 j shield.
Db. Cabt's Condition Powders
j are just what ahorse needs when ir
bad condition. Tonic, blood puriflei
and vermifuge. They ara not fooc
r j but medicine ana the best in use tc
put a horse in prime condition. Prist
3 -jo cents per pacsage. *or saie dj
McMaster Co.
t "
& Southern Prtsbyicrvin.
Among the prominent elders of the
Synod of South Carolina, no one waf
l* more reepooted and ioved than Col
D. Wyatt Aiken, whose portrait ii
f given with this issue. Col. Aikez
was born at Winnsboro, S. C., Marct
' 17th, 1S28, and was in his fifty-ninti
year when ke died. His early educa
tlon was received Id Mt. Zlou Inaii
tute at Winnsboro,* an inslilutioi
which figured prominently in the earlj
history of Presbyterianism in ihii
il state. After completing bis course it
the institute. Col. Aiken graduated ai
m South Carolina College, aod taugli
daring the two years following bii
8 eradoaticn as an instructor In Mi
d Zion InsBitQie. Giving *p bis leach
a ing work he travelled ^I'or severa
months in Europe. A previous trijf
' abroad had been made darinz one o
8 b!s college summer vacations. Col
5 Aikr j, firnt married a Miss GaiMtud o1
e I WiMxjsbort/, by wboui he had nn<
\ ortflguier who is now living. Stie i;
, th" wife ot f? prom nent Meihodi?
d i nivii-.p. Hr R D Smart of St. Tjonii?
'a} Mo. 'Jul. Aiken se'tlod &r Story Poin
ar j nw oio;; .c.t in what was then Ab'
? b-.vi.iC Oo , in 1152 At'if-r the deatt
' | of hi" flr-t wife, hv was married U
11 i Miss Yirgi/iia C. Smith a sister ot Mr
'* Joel smith, a man prominent in tin
e basiue.^s affairs of Abbeville ant
i- equally prominent in the affairs oi
the Presbyterian chnrch at that place
h Mra. Aiken survives her hasband and
now spends her time pleasantly ir
t- visits to her children in various plaow
n She has now living, four sons and fotu
P daughters. Col. Aiken was an en
thnsiastic farmer and was recognized
as a leader by the farmers. He waf
d made master ot the State Grange anc
Q was for >ears the President of the
dwiAnlfni-al oi-ioifltw r\f liic cftlintp. Hf
filiVUKU'-. J
' edited ibe Rural Carolinian and the
l* agricultural department of the CbarleS'
a Ion News and Courier.
X At the beginning of the war Col
Aiken volunteered ag a prira*gy-rtstns
_ I tn " - " " ?H later ai
k the reorganization of Ms regimeni
b was elected celonel. Ilis health broke
0 down, however; the result of a tfocnc
while he was esiablishing a railiterj
station at Maoon, Ga., and he wa?
A forced to resign and seek health iD ihc
t retirement of his home.
} Col. Aiken wiis a typieal Sontheri
t gentlemen, a oourteous, kindly anc
' capable man in everything which he
1 undertook, and whether as a membei
e of Congress for his distriet, which posl
e tlon he oecupied for four terms, or a<
4 commissioner to the General Assembly,
to which office he was appointed
a on the oocasion of the assembly meet
k ing at Lexington, Kv-, he was equally s
s leader of taen in church and
XTa niin V??o fimo Kq^ m Arc
12 010*^1 i.w Ui?ii Vi liiv UUU UJV*%
iLflaencc a3 an eider iu tbe synod ol
e Sooth O&rolioa than did Col. Aiken
" The impress of his life i3 easily sees
" upon the characters of his ohildren
r who eherish his memory and Imitate
his virtues.
It was largely through his influence
and support that the little chnroh al
u Cokasbury was kept alive. His wife
r skill retains her membership at (Hat
r pliee.
Loo &! A Stitch In Time
Bares nine. Hughes' Tonic (new im
proved, taste ple&sant), taken m early
I spring and fall prevents Chills, Deng ae
. and Malarial Fevers. Acts on tbe
j liver, tones np the system. Better than
f Qaiuine. Guaranteed, try ic. At
i Druggists. 50c. and $1.00 bottles. *
! The Legislature did a good thing a
6 few day8 a#o, when it passed a reso5
lation iooViug to Jhe removal of the
* palmetto tree from ihe dispensary
> whiskey b.?t:le. Every true South
r Carolinian who h p<*oad of the glori5
ous &;hi?,veaieiiU of tbc State ia the
1 p.vsiwi;i r-j ic-7 - ver 'he inc and will
L.. . ; i . . . ... .u , 4.' .V!.
'?ii' :JS ? > >'' iJi'i c*A ui uiie
} ! i o vcr> in?.,lift, itii'iative body.
= Tit-c-b' i-e p.e i.avc alna?s oonsidorr"J
' it J;esmir.r!':)? cf he-r ^eutiocciit to
I adver- isv m> ? e w t.-.I <he historic ir*e
ot> rh'_ (lift Legislature ha?
doi)r rnuc cfl" the
* i>; u';v. 'h-.t i'-.cviraMv ?>,*. g m-on
f -it 5-iie s i* couiiau? iu ;he
* i q-r-r uaflio. !' * *cr-!l whiskey ar all is
* o.- e .vugh, bu* for ih- Stace to seil it
i:? bottles b^&riii# tbe proud 3mblem of
I a brare people is a calamity vrhich
: Sou b Carolina ha-i had to b?ar>
v Tfcank jou, gwtlemeii. Ycu have
takui one step in the right direction.
' The wiole State owes you a d?bt of
gra itude.?Greenwood Index.
' .The National Advertiser tells a story
' of an old bachekn who bought a pair
of ?ocks and found attached to one
' of them a slip of paper with these
t words: "I am a young lady ol 20 and
' would like to oorrespond with a
bachelor with a view to matrimony."
i Name and address were given. The
' bachelor wrote, and in a f?w days got
| tbi? le*.l,er: "Mamma was married
[ 20 >ear* ago. The merchant >oo
bought ? ? ? <? nocks from evidently did
1 not adYeruae. ur be would have sold
f them long: ago, Mamma handed me
your letter and said possibly I might
^*?if waii T Am 1 ft \"om r?o nW ''
CUii J VU. ? A1U IV > VAU?
Tor Infants and Children.
Tin Kind You Have Always fioaght
? a
Amendment Suggested So as to Retain
Confederate Camps as Now Constituted. /
Tlic Slate. I
, i The Confederate veteran* are very ll
i i much interested in the pension bill in- |!
; i troduced by Representative Dean or
i Spartanburg:, who is himself a veteran,
i The bill provides that all applications
for pensions mnrt- first be approved
by the commander of the camp
of Confederate veterans to which the
applicant belongs or which is located '
in his or her township. The bill also
requires that the bona fide ei-Sonfederafes
of every township shall be
f j ? * ? ? ? ? aK
. organized feioiu u uamp, uut ?ue vwi
jaction to this is that it will interfere
to a great extent with the present
organization of the camps, which is
not regulated with respect to townsliip
lines, and as the bill has been con
tinned until the next session by the
senate, it is proposed to change the
provisions so as to require all applications
to be apprqyed bv the com
mander of the camp nearest to the
J applicant *or of which the applicant
. mau Via a momhor Tt ia Sthv
" Maj. U. R. Brooks, who has taken an
' interest in the matter, as he always
does in things pertaining to the Confederacy,
that the bill will, with the
' proposed changes, commend itself
i favorably to the old soldiers, inasmuch
as it will do a great deal to prevent
i impositions upoo the law, since those
who best know the services of the applicant
and his needs will have the
> opportunity to pass npon the applica1
tion. Maj." Brooks thinks the bill
' will bo amended as stated and that it
' will go through.
> Under the terms of the new bill,
i after the application has been apr
proved by the commander of the local
famn if mnnt. ha fiiibmitied to the refri
mem to which the camp belong?, all
the camps in a county being organi2?d
into a regiment, as ia the rale in the
present organization of the Uniied
- Confederate Veterans. Three dele3
gates from each camp in the regiment
shall meet and elect three persons as a
! county board of pensions whose duty
i ?t "Urtii Ua iiTVAw m 11 onnlipfttinnfi
* I 11 OUftll VO %SJ ya*o u^/vju wit .wc4v
? for pensions in that county, bat who
i shall not approve any application m
- which is not endorsed by the com- ~
* mender of the local camp and the j.
5 colonel of the regiment, ard the con7
cnrrent judgment of the camp com
? rnander, the colond and the connly ?
1 board shall be final. *
t This plan, it is believed, will keep *
t unworthy persons off the pension .
3 rolls and place the granting of jjen
* sions in the hands of veterans who are
in position to know what should be
' rioae in each particular case. pj
- fii
Enterprising Druggists. OX
F There are few men more wide awake
s and enterprising- than McMaster Co., ^
> win spare no pains to seen re the best F?]
l of everything in their line for their 1Uj
, j many customers. They now havo the 60
> ' I??x1a nrflmat! fr\ y Hf T\"i n fr'2 Mf>?7
t | vaiuajic r.^tuuy ivi ^ *?v
i Discovery for Consumption, oug.:S ^
i j and Colds. This is the wonderiul J
> J remedy tLat is producing such a furor ?
all over the country by its many start- Ih
: 'iu?r cures. It absolutely cores Asthma, A
I Bronchitis, Hoareness and all affections ^
f of the Throat, Chest and Lungs. Call V
* at above drug store and get a trial bo'- A
I tie free or a regular size for 50 cents ?
k C*1 AA CLr\ ofonfofld tn nnrft or ?
i auu. W# viuttiaubvva tv vvt*v v? j
. price rcfanded. 5 ^
; ? ~ V
I Washington Had ?he Character of a Gr?TTB
; '
\ T;.e early age at which Waikingfcon
, developed the tender passion Las beau
. noticed. In fast, il was despair at the f -
uncompromising altitude of a oerrain ^ ,
. "Lowland Beauty" ibat caused him to J;
i_ ?dn-r>?i? &??LrJl U Fail'fttX~"
afterwards his patron. The noble ^
t gentleman had left England and buried J
j hira?elt in the wilderness on aecount ?
\ of a disappointed passion; perhaps ^
r George, who was then coming Id, felt j A,
i that there :aigbt be a bond between' if
) two such hearts;'at any rate ^
before be Law uo.u many months under A
, Fairfax's eyea, just as he was com- ^
[ pleting his 16th rear, he set eat oti a ~Z
? surveying expedition* The Boglisb.
man's ground included thousands of I
. aore* of tbe most fertile coantry in the
j world, extending in a wide strip from .?!
. the sea to the Aiieghaoiee.
[ It was no small sign or oonflaence to ?
. allow a youth to lay cut such a couu- "
L try[
This position Is merely a sample of
, the many important positions WashI
iDglon ncld. At 19 he was major of
the Virginia militia; a' 21 he ocmJ
manded an important expedition to
, Du Qneane.
! ?
How to Find Out
Fill a bottle or common glass with
1 your water and let it stand tirenty
foar bonr#; a sediment er settling indicates
au unhealthy condition of the
kidneys; if it stains yonr linen it is
evidente of kidnev trouble; too fre- li]
. qaent desire to pass it or pain in the
back is also convincing proof that the
, kidneys and bladder are ont of order.
i There is a comfort in the knowledge
; so often expressed, ill it Dr. Kilmer's ?
S .vamp Root, the g- eat kidney remedv, ||j
fulfills every wish in curing rheumatism,
| ain in ihe back, kiduey8, liver,
' bladder and every part of the urinary
| passages. It oorrects inability to hol-1
! watr r a?d scalding piin in parsing i', qi
or bad iflfects following u^e of liquor,
wine ov beer, and overcome! that unpleasant
necessity of being compelled
to 20 often during i ho day, and to i
up mativ times during the night. The j
fji'd and tne extraordinary effect <>J j
Swamp-Root i?-sooy reaiizsd. It siand- j
tne highest for iis wonderful cu:eetj_,
the most distrrsiini? na-.e?. If \o;i 1 2iJ
need a medicine yon should havo j _
beat. A' drui'gi^t-; fiftv cents or one Oo
You may Lave a. sample bottle ami a
book that tells more about it, both sent III
absoUvily free by mail, if you so d I'l
, your address to Dr. Kilmer & Co , ''
binshamton, N. Y. When writing be pfl
sure and mention that you read this 0gj
genarous offer in The News and Herald. ail(
! ? ??m????mm mmm
Es5ify,Quici.!y, Peraansniiy Rearer ij|
w^rtiiirTifl ftsrr.jjj&jr is?n!?i w::h i
ifiAbftiL I sb. renrmsic; guar. w
ntt2 to Cnre Insomnia, Fits, Dizriii.ss, Hv>u-r:r., |?jg
7-s vcus Debility, Lost Vitality, S-.-rr.inal Losses,
Vailing Memory?the result of Over-work, Worry, ?&
?ickness. Errors o< Youth or Over-indulgence.
Price 50c. and $1; 6 boxes $5. aSfe
For quick, positive and lasting results in Sexuj>.<
Weakness, Impotcnev. Nervous Dehiiitv and Lo*> sSjfe
Vitality. YELLOW LABEL SPEC.AL?double W
strength will give strength and tone to even- part ??&
and effect i permanent cure. Cheapest and best.
.oo Pills 52; bv mail. ffife
FREF-A bott'eof the famous Japanese "Liver J j?*
Pellets".' --' be givec with a $1 b^.v or =2ere of JJig- ?8|
attic 2\er. .re. free. Sold only by
J. J. OBEAR, Druggist, w
Winnsboro, S. C. |||
For Sale. I
land, on Little River, belonging1 te Jk
D. M. Broom, and bonnd?d bj Ii?di W
of (he eeta:e of R. G. Sinostoa, St?r*
wou and others.
For terms applr to ~~
A S.&W. 'O. DOUUL iff. A j
11-17 Attorneys, WinBstiwg, H. U, rV
t *
i!& v
ffliwyngran hi;
jS^e^UePx^aratioaforA^ j?
slmlatingtbeToodandRegula-| ??
lygthaStomachsandBowelscf j
j | *H
Promotesl^estiDn,Cheerful-1I J|
Hessaftd^tContai'ns neither j|^
Ormiin^Mcromn^ XK>r"Mineral. 1153
I? m
LtER ^
| A perfect SfiC\6^y.for Cons lipa- ffil
fidji.Sou^tpmarii,Diarrhoea, m\
Wonns;ConviHsibns,Fcverish- ? \
liess and Loss of Sleep. 1
tac simile'signature of
new "york. jfj 1
lxact copt 0? whapptb, |
"Execrations from the throats of
ptberia patienla" were among the
iDgs the State board of health sugsted
should be submitted to its
cteriologist for investigation?acrding
to au intelligent compositor
The State last nieht. Which re
inds us ihat "ibere are olher?." Tbe
innaboiro News and Herald reirked
the other day that '-gorilla
arfare" was about to be^in in the
iillipine6?wherefore we tbink Prof.
irner ought to be sent oyer as an
pert. And the editor of the Aiken
urnal and Rerisw, who hai been
siting Coogler in hie poetry shop,
port9 that our bard has the "divine
flatus"?something we had indeed
apeotsd tor a long time. ?The S'ate.
^proof. (
It is an easy matter to claim that k
a remedy has a wonderful curative 1
power. The manufacturers of r
RhianmanMA 2
leaves it to those who have been ^
permanently and positively cured v
of RHEUMATISM to makek
nlaims. Among those wno have ^
recently written" us voluntary let- ?>
ters saying they have been cured k
are: Rev. J. L. Foster, Raleigh' }
N". C.; Mr. J. E. Robinson, Editor, 6
Goldsboro. N. C., Daily Argus; k
Mr. A. Daus, a prsminent mer- }
chant, Macon, Ga., and Er. W. R. &>
Duke, a railroad man, Kansas^,
Htyr^roT ? ^
Bold in Winnsboro by McMaster ^
Co., and by Druggists generally, d
Price IX per boftle. r
lll^s h/isrbalsam
HHsSNII^n^ci a hznriut ewvth.
B?Mte. - Iwwif ?*ila to Keeto*e Ccay
Hair to lta TostOfsl Color.
MbshsS^HICsxc* K&ip (i JMJC4 u lutttaSOotL
without *
Sample sent if you say so*
It's unlike all others.
Bos, post-paid, 15 cts. in stamps.
It'a Held Zwryvrhw*.
ie Blecbo Silieon Co., 40 Cliff, Street. *
New York.
idiie Soilies ai T?fmairiB?r
v - -.rr ?- - ?i. o
Mannfflfttnrers' Agents for the
Also |
r MR. S. 0. McKEOWN is a TeleDhone
crai.k tro. 1
. I). MM i i OS, I
one in oar CORN WELL, 3. C
ce on Winn3boro
1 Chester Hue. 4-6-ly
of life insumnoe and the art of!
successful solicit insr. rI here is no
business or piofe*-siosi n:>t requiring
capital which is more remunerative
than a life agency a
conducted wi(h energy and abil- e:
iiy. Correspondence with men r<
who desire to secare permanent
e ?n ploy men* aw! sre ambitions to
it tain* ]iioin>nei!Ct> in the profei- F
s:o? is inrifed. p
W. J RODJEY, Mgr., ft
sIsS'si? Rock HiH*c*
fRICANA wdl cure Cc&stipatioa ?cd
las wesdeffal Liver Medicine. Trr!t
The Equitable
Life Assurance Society *
of the United States. J,
The management of the ?
Eqni?ab!e Life As-nrance Socit ty "
in i his teri i?y i-; desirous of secnr- *
ing the service of a man of char ?
se er and ability to represent iU
interest w?ih Wim.sboro as headqnnrters.
The ri?ht man will be
iho< nu?hh rdnca ed in the mience ?
Tor Infants and Children.
I ha Kind You Have
Always Bought
Bears the /, i
Signature f ft v
(V Kind
\f You Have
Always Bought.
4-n A M*A r\t*AnO?*A^ f A
lime nc
1 hese Wheels art 1*
No. 1 Condition
and are offered at reduced
prices, being shop won.
- :r4. ^
A.s protty a Stock of Goods as
has ever been brought to
the towa,
Consisting in part of Bogers k
Bro.'s celebrated plated wares
?Ladles, Knives, Forks,
Spoons, Carving Sets, &c.
Handsome China Cake Plates,
Berry and Salad Dishes,
Yases, Cracker Jars, &c., &c., ,
and mTite an inspection of
them at your earliest convenience.
KENTUCKY MULES st my ata^es
o Winnsboro, from three to At* years
id. These muie? eta be boogkt cheap
or cash or on good bankable paper,
iayabte in the Fail. Come one, com*
J] wbo need good male*. 1 will ex*
Uamaa I ViA fM C\? VjMvlfAti JAMM MHIA?
r ping mule*,
I also hare a few fcooi Marti *a?a '
ouple of good Saddle -Horse*, eat
ew Two-horse Wajon and on*gttd
ecord-band Baggy. , ?
I also keep oar Hand a few
mil<?h coyr&
d will sell them sbecp fer CMfc or
ichange them for dry cattle. ' AivtJ*
:ady lor a trad*. '
I have engaged Mr. S. B, CfEAW*
ORD for Lhe season, aid be wilt be
leased to see any and all of bit MM9T
iends. 1 i
Wioatbero, S. C. |
1 Object ill
, ;M
mm btc wnpr m u J
uuu uiu uiuvm. *vbi sm
. ..SEI. ... i
?? ^
Every ArticleS
- 'M
Bead u? yoar wttek wtk - "
iry jobs; wear Utter prtpartd tlM
arer to rt*d?r quick uriiM.
| . II -W WW
- ;1 ""
?fileed?- ^
Potatoes, j
i. ^
Josui Urn |
" ' ,r \
iltfif till! SltflPB
imui uiu miuxw
Csi? tie Balij if spin.
Mm bbk fte
We can make your Work HfH;
bv furnisltiag you * choice lot #4 >
M M Sjfl
JSrerrbody knows 'bea.
be dtceired. GET BUI8TM

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