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The Press and Banner, |
Wednesday, July 18, 1877. I
Wo give elsewhere a most interesting j j
article on the subject of "Rainfall, or the!
value of our Forests to the Farming In- j
terest of our country." We hope that no I
man may fail to raul it. If alter reading j ]
it you still believe in cutting down the i
last tree in our forests to build fences to j <
keen a "rasor back" hog out of vour corn I <
fielu we shall be mistaken, l'hat's all. 1
We need the remnant of timber lolt us to |'
build houses for the thrifty people who M
are to grow up and settle in 'our country. ?
Our population is greatly increasing and |
in a few years there will be great need of j,
building* material. If we cut down all
of our timber of what can we build j <
houses? t
Tax Levy.?The Town Council of j
Ninety-Six have levied a pretty heavy
tax on the business community of that '
town, which of course will eventually J.
come off those .trading at that mart, i J
Each guano company, $20; merchants, $5!'
to $10; insurance com pan j*, So; agent sale;,1
wagons, Ac., S10; tin shop, ?5; wood orj
carriage shop, &>; mill, $ *>; barber shop, '
?2.50; physician, $5; dentist, $ ">; lawyer,
; builcler or contractor, $5; cotton
weigher, 35; hotel, So; all real estate, 15;a
cents on the one hundred dollars worth. | ^
If the Town Council lind it neccssarv to c
levy such a tax now, what would bc'tho;1
levy with a Court House situated there? it
A tax of this kind will likely l?e unsatis- j t
factory, except to the most patriotic.
Thk Poor.?When the Kads were injs
full control of this county several years O
(l,n nnnpwwt llsnliiiiit si\ thousand']
dollars annually. Last year they cost on- L
lv al?out twenty-two hundred dollars; L
and now we learn that still better ar- s
rangements can be made if the County
Commissioners would let them out un- t
der contract for three or four years. We a
know that this matter will be looked into j %
by the present commissioners. If thcv L,
can save the tax payers a dollar, | c
it is their duty to do so. Let the con- [
tract for keeping the poor be made on
such terms and time as will be most beneticial.
. a
Dk. H. O. Clarkk, of Wooster, Mas- b
sachusetts, the travelling agent of that famous
tlrm of Dr. J. C. Aver it Co., of j.
Lowell, was in town last week. We have ^
had business transactions with Dr. Clarke, j
and the tirni which he represents, for the
past eighteen years and have always
t nind tlieiu prompt and agreeable men
with whom to deal. Dr. J. C. Ayer ifc Co., 1'
were tho only lirm that settled anti-war 1
claims with us since the war. Theirmed- %
i"inci the verv best and their airent a -1
most agreeable gentlemen, lie travels in
a buggy with his niedieines. Farmers t<
noed not be afraid to entertain liim. a
Wk had the pleasure of meeting last u
week Mr. Franklin Adaius, who was 11
here in the interests of that well-known
firm, of Bowie tfc.Moore, of Boston. Mr. c
Alex Bowie, tiie senior member of the ii
firm spent some time- in Abbeville after t;
the war, where he made manv friends, a
Mr. Moore, his partner, is a Yigrinian,
and of course both are thoroughly in r
sympathy with the South, while their 0
agent, Mr. Adams, is in love with one of a
our most beautiful young ladies. All ?
those facts go to make this house as thor- 5
oughly Southern as it is reliable and
correct in its business transactions. "
Goon Templars.?The following offi- 0
, cers were installed at Mt. Carmel Lodge 0
No. 31, last Saturday:
J. J. Gray, W. C. T. ,
Miss Janie Cowan, K. H. S.
SB Miss Robinson. L. H. S. ^
Miss Ellen Scott, W. T.
Mrs. X. A. Morrah, W. P. S.
W. A. Scott, W. S. ?
J. \V. Morrah, W. C. d
M. O. McCracken, VV. M. b
S. M. Scott, I). W. M.
Henry Hester, O. S. l
Sam'l Wells, C. 8. c
a lktter has boon received from Mr. v
Wolf Rosenberg, who is now in Konigsl>erg,
Prussia. As he was not able to
reucii his home in Russia on account <>! h
the war, he hits received only two thou-L]
sand dollars of the handsome legacy
which had been left him by his grand fa- | c
thn\ and in order to receive even this
much, he had to assume his Russian v
t name, Wolf Kialystocki. lie is now
courting a young lady, whom he says,
is a perfect beauty and highly educated. *'
He means business. He remembers his j
Abbeville friends in much kindness. "
Tirh Almnnse essav of the talented
Miss Laura Gaulden at Due West last ?
week has received the highest qoinmen- 11
datiuu from all whose privilege It was to l'
hear it. The subject was "The Mission
of Genius." A correspondent of the tl
yinety-6'ix Guardian says that "it was ii
distinguished by its broad and compre- fi
liensive thought, and was considered one
of the tinest papers read during the occa- ?
sion." " ' j
Abbeville. S. C. P., 0., July 1G. 1877. J
Rulings of this office until further notice:
The office is open from 8 A. M. to 4 P. g
M. for transaction of all official business j*
including Money Orders and sale ol E
stamps. Railroad Mails close at 7:15 A.
M. and are open for delivery from 8:-J0 to ,
9 P. M. Allcouutv horse mails close at f
o:40 A. M. H. W. LAYVSON, P. M. j'
The discussion of the fence law still
continues without abatement, in many -^f y
the counties. Anderson, Abbeville, ^
r.anrAnu Union Kdcelield and Barnwell.
are pushing the matter vigorously, and
Home ol? them will no doubt be bold
enough to reform their agricultural af- n
lairs. Before many years, 't will extend fc
over the entire up-country.
Poor Edoekield.?Whenever any- c
body wants to establish a new county, "it I
is proposed to take a part of it from
Edgefield. The new county of Butler is o
now being agitated. A great part of the C
ground is to be taken from Edgefield.
Poor Edgefield. Will not Garv defend i,
her. ' c
Tiikre will be a Union Meeting of the
Baptist church at Donaldsvillo on the ^
-fifth Sunday of this month. Messrs J. iA
R. F. Wilson and T. M. Golphin are delegates
from the Abbeville church, with
Mr. J. II. Ilogan, as alternate. Mr. Gal- v
I phin will deliver an address on Sunday. c
Two farmers down at Miliway sowed
oats on shares this spring, one furnished a
land and seed oats, the other doing the 11
work, ploughing in the grain, harvesting,
hauling to thresher, <fcc. Since Bradley, n
Lites, <fc Co., have been along with their t
thresher and showed each man his pileboth
say "no money in Spring oats this p
year, that's certain.'' o
Mr. J. M. Mathews, of Ninetv-Six, has
iithi n ricaiii luitou^t i uuiiiu^ ivi a ivi i i ^
ni^ht or more in the Indian Hill country, I \
commencing at Bradley's mill. It whs
superintended by Mr." Mil lodge Lip- ^
scornb and gave general satisfaction.
Tho thresher is made by Alex Caldwell
& Co., of Richmond, Va.
Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup is a purely v
Vegetable Compound,Innocent in nature
and wonderful in effect. For children ,
it is invaluable, curing Croup, Whooping
Cough, etc., in a few hours. Price t!5
cents per bottle, or live bottles for $1.00.
Quite a number of our exchanges arc
"on the fence," in referenco to the new '
fence law. They generally talk one way
a while and then the other, often closing ],
by expressing the greatest deference to j
tho wishes of the planter as they are not
directly interested.
Notary.?Mr. Robert Stuckey, a good
friend of the Prcin and Banner anCi an excellent
citizen of the neighborhood of
Antreville, has been appointed Notary
Public by His Excellency Gov. Wado
Hampton. Mr. Stuckey has paid the
printor and tho tax 'gatherer. What
more can he do ?
rTflK Couuty Commissioners of Anderon*have
ordered an election on the fence
luestion in every township of that county,
and it is believed that tho "nofence"
law will be adopted by a majority of tho j
In Columbia and Now Orleans tho j
Democrats are busy unearthing the rascalities
of tho recently dethroned Republicans.
It is said that Hayes does notj
favor the prosecution of such cases.
Wk were pleased to meet James Me-j
Caslan, Esq., on our streets last Aionuay. i
The Squire has been quite sick, and this
is his first visit to Abbeville in five
months. Wo trust that there are vet
many days of usefullness still in store for
Everybody in Abbeville county
should buy new peach and other fruit |
trees. Ripe fruit in their season contribute
more to health than can well be estimated.
Fink Peaches.?Mr. T. P. Quarles
had superb peaches last week, some which
weighed ten and three-quarter ouncss.
Ik anvbody believes that Mr. II. T.
Tustin hasn't the finest peaches in the
county ho should call to see them.
The exhibition at Miss Lula Brown'!
school on Long Cunc lust Friday nigh
was quite a pleiisant affair to all who wit
nessed it, while the performances wen
indeed creditable to the participants
The exercises consisted of speeches
dialogues and songs by the pupils of tin
school. Miss Brown* is a very excellent
teacher and is held in the4lnghost regarc
L>y her patrons.
Mb. M. L. Btllock, of Cross Hill
Laurens county, was in town yesterday,
lie says the people of the Laurens section
of the new county are not in favor o
,te court house at 'Ninety-Six. Thcii
;axes are heavy enough now. He says
he "free bridge" business is no inducement
at ail, as the people can have that al
my time they are willing to pay for it.
Thk Guardian Mutual, the North
Vmeriea, and the Universal Life Insurtnce
Companies have gone up. The ofli*er
appointed to look into the matter
<ays : "The whole management and conduct
of the Universal Life Insurance
I'ompanv and the various companies
tamed have been utterly reckless, and
dniost, if not entirely criminal."
Mr. E. R. Calhoun and family, of Newscrry,
and Mrs. Norwood, Miss Norwood,
Miss Hpssie Norwood and Miss
I'arker, of Abbeville, passed through
IValhulla on Wednesday, on their way to
: ashier's Valley to spend the summer.?
Keowce Courier.
The Nineti/Six Guardian says: "Many
i poor woman thinks she can do nothing
vithouta husband; and wJien she.gets
?ne, linds she can do nothing with him."
>Vo would like to know upon what auhoriiy
our neighbor makes this asserion.
llev. 1$. F. Miller had five acccs;i<>n?
to his his Mission church at Dorn's
dine 011 last second Sabbath. The ordilaneo
of baptism was administered in a
tranch near the Mine. Among the numier
there was an old ladv aged cightyix.
The littlo town of Sal jm, N. C., with
ivo thousand inhabitants, has gathered
ml sent to market during the past three
ears more than three uiillian pounds of
Jack berries, for which tho gatherers reeived
nearly half a million dollars.
Miss Maggie Myersjone of Pennsylania's
fair daughters, has been spendng
a while with her friends and relations
t Mt. Carmel. She has for the past year
ecu going to college at Due West.
Loiuz Goulsby, an excellent and well
nown colored mechanic of this village,
ied on Sunday last at an advanced age.
le was regarded very kindly by the
rliite people or the community.
Mil. J. M. Pruitt, one of our most
rosperous farmers is within the lines of
he new county, lie is not much in fa or
of the move, as he lives nearer to
Lbbeville than to Ninety-Six.
Two youngsters down at Mill Way
x>k the contract to post the sign hoards
t said place, after several attempts and
s many laiMires, they concluded to give
ip the job and play quits.
About a dozen little "nigs" annoy the
itizens of this place by playing ball
ii the main streets of the town. They
illk. loud and then their language is not
Iway^he most select.
Our readers doubtless remember our
ernarks several years ago on the subject
if life insurance. If they do, they will
<?ree with us now, even if they did disavow
with us then.
Afw Tn?noo lTVtfiu ic nno nf fh*>
nen in the county to superintend a
hresher?if any thing gets out ol' repair,
ither wood or iron iie can repair it at
nee. *
We learn that the young folks of Mt.
'annel at an early day expect to give
rand tableaux and charades at tho school
ouse. A good time may be expected.
Badly Hurt.?Mr. Thomas Frith j
bile 011 his way to Calhoun's Mills one
ay last week was thrown by his mule,
reaking his collar bone and three ribs.
Rev. J. F. Probst of Walhalla, will
.reach the annual sermon before the Abicville
District Bible Society, next
Wednesday July 25th, at 1- o'clock.
The Edycficld Advertiser man has a
lyle all his own. lie does nothing by
alves, but strikes square out from the
lioulder in everything lie does.
Miss Annie J5lack, one of our most
stiniable young ladies leaves to-day for
visit to friends in Charlotte, N. 0. A
ut'e and ple:usant trip to her.
"Ukanoer Sam'' has given such a full
(. count of the match game between the
Lesolutes and the No Names that he has
;ft us nothing to say.
Rev. Mr. Kershaw in consequence
f absence from the State, will not be
ble to meet his appointment at Willing511
on 25th instant.
Mu.S.R. Morraji, of Willington, one of
lie best farmers of his neighborhood, was
ii town yesterday. He got wet toq. be-1
j re he got him.
111C fJUtHk j.>Cl>piU *J1 UIUUIII Vill UIC1 uuilot
keep the cover on their fowl houses.
I protracted meeting is going on at the
U'rican church.
Mu. A. E. Norris, member of the
lenior Class, Columbia Theological Semnarv
will preach at Rocky River church
lext Sabbath.
The Post Master at Mill Way has at
iist received his commission, but has no
;ev?suppose it will be along in a short
Mkssrs. Charles, David and T. P.
iVardlaw are on a visit to their parents,
ilr. and Mrs. R. If. Wardlaw of tins vil:ige.
The lien law expires on thQ. first of
iext January. Prepare for the change,
low turnips,"barley, re oats and wheat.
Rev. H. T. Sloan ]J. D., expects to
omincnce his protracted meeting at
jong Cane, on tirst Sabbath in August.
ou fho niinilif?r
f gates between Mt. Carmel and Long
Jane, apply to Mr. John Tarrant.
A three weeks drought has seriously
inrt old corn and pretty well used up
otton in the Mill Way section.
Messrs. Wilms Maks and Patrick
klcOlvey of Calhouns Mills know exacty
how many lives a cat has.
Mr. J. W. Moitrah, of Mt. Carmel
in town yesterday. He reports the
rops of his section as good.
Ask your druggist what ho knows
bout the merit of Shriner's Indian Vernifnge,
the popular remedy.
The Anderson Jtitcllir/ciicer has a
nind on the "fence question," and has
he temerity to speak it.
The Charter Oak Life Insurance Comiany
have failed. The dupes oil this
ccasion lose $2,000,000.
Mr. J. P. C. DcPre, on Floral Hill, has
no of the best cultivated farms in Abboille
The man who doesn't sow small grain
sr his horse deserves to lose him next
Col. J. T. Robertson, County Auditor,
las an important notice elsewhere. Read
The Bible Society meets on the fourth
V\ eUIItJfcUilJ U1 U1IN LiHMIUl.
Mr. McDonald offers inducements to
purchasers, (.'all and see him.
No man should claim to bo a farmer
who does not sow red oats.
The Pickens Sentinel liad two columns
Df locals this week.
The Phoenix promises to come out as a
morning paper.
Miss Jane IIamey advertises a case ol
now goods.
Sow wheat, turnips, red oats and barley.
Tiie Holco-Watso war is about over.
Sow barley and red oats.
Sow turnips.
llonea Paths.
We learn from the last copy of the jinderson
Intelligencer that his llonea Path
reporter sings "Mollie Darling after retir
ingand wears a standing collar and whitt
I'ruvnf " Ho R strani'fi fiirm tr
wear a standing collar.
The fence law is now being discusset
bv a great many of our citizens?"cuss
eel" by others. We think it will pass ii
this township by a large majority.
Rev. "W. A. Clark preached a splendic
sermon in the Methodist church on las
Sabbath. He is a lluent speaker, and ii
doing much good in this community.
Preparations have already commence!
for the Baptist Association. Hogs anc
chickens are already penned for improve
rnent, and delegates can with cer taint]
nromise themselves "hour and hominv'
if they attend.
Bacon and hog stealing is on tho in
crease in our neighboring county, (Abbe
ville,) and farmers are now feeding thei
hogs principally on strychnine. It i
good for the hog, but woe do unto tlm nc
gro who eats hini.
'I Greenwood Items.
t i
. | Tho "ice cream entertainment" was I
.'quite a success. Another ajjain next!
! week. Can you not put in an appear-1
'janee ?
51 The thanks of Greenwood arc sent you I
I j for inaugurating tlie "fast schedule'' from j'
[ Charleston to the mountains.
Greenwood admires your manly de-|
( fence of the new fencc law. * ,
Tho readers of the i'/vx* and Ji<imwr\1
:?re much pleased with the outside of j s
f your paper, as well as the inside.
j Work will soon commence on tbc j'
1 Greenwood and Augusta railway. r
; Mrs. Gibbs and family of Florida are
visiting relatives. * I j
Mr. S. B. llodgos lias bought out Mr. j ]
David Jordan. I
Mr. C. A. C. Waller is writing a book ' 1
i on "The Secret."'
; Miij. J. T. Ligon and lady of Augusta !
j are remaining over for a month.
I Messrs. Sprowl and Caldwell, of Rome,
are with us?swift boys. I
I Abbeville and Elberton meet in;]
Friendly Contest over a Game of f
Base-Ball. J
The Elberton Belles Cnpture the Ab- j
ville Beaux. i
Granger Sam Prostrates Himself Be- i
fore the Georgia Divinities. 1
Editor Press and Banner:
Silt:?During this drougth of news an \
imperfect sketch of the trip of the Abbe- a
ville boys to Elberton, and the exciting 5
contest of Carolina and Georgia at the 1
bat may not prove wholly uninteresting t
to your numerous readers. The writer 1
left Abbeville Saturday at two o'clock in- u
tending to go by way of Lowndesville, c
to spend the Sabbatli I t that pleasant vil- 1
lagc, and meet the Abbevillo boys Mon- >
day morning at the picturesque Cherokee
I* orU Oil 111U oavttuuuii* u ucu iuuuj vv i
start on Monday 1 was agreeably sur- a
prised to learn that some of Lowndes- a
ville fair daughters were going by way s
of Harpers Ferry, and as I prefer the a
company of ladies to that of men, 1 con- t
eluded to go with them. I had 110 reason a
to regret the change of route. We ar- t
rived at the pleasant little count}' seat of c
101 berton about 12 o'clock. I rodo up to g
the barber shop, and inquired for tho v
best hotel, while making the inquiry I v
was surrounded and captured, by the li
"No Names" and informed that I had a
been assigned to tlie Globe Hotel, 1 told Ii
them 1 had nothing to do with the game, fi
was simply a spectator. They told mo 1 1
was from Abbeville, that 'was all they s
wished to know. 1 was then introduced 1
to Dr. Edmunds, who, by the by, is a 11a- t
tive of this county and a prince among <]
hotel keepers. v
Alter resting awhile, I was taken in r
charge by the handsome genial local n
editor of the Elberton, Gazette, who seem-. 1:
ed determined 1 should not feel like a t
stranger in a strange place, and my ex- c
perience during tho four hours that s
elapsed after my arrival, before the bal- f;
ance of the Abbeville boys put in an ap- p
pearauce, will justify the assertion that a v
more friendly, sociable and hospitable
town cannot be found in the two States, u
1 felt just as much at homo going around h
with tho "handsome long short stop'' r
making acquaintances, as i wouiu jiave v
been upon the streets of Abbovi'<e. b
The Abbeville company took u^ their t
line of inarch about live o'clock a. in,, ti
and arrived at El berton about four i.\ the ?
evening. The troop was composeu of s
Captain Cxson's company of 8 regulars a
and fourteen volunteers. It seemed that li
knowing the moral force ot' numbers t
they intended to take Elberton by storm, a
The regulars, volunteers and all wore a
captured without a struggle, taken into a
custody, and imprisoned in various pri- ti
vat? houses of the town, with the pnvi- r
lege of going and coming at will. The li
same efforts that wore used to make the e
writer feel at home in the early part of o
[ the day were used upon each, and every li
one of the visitors, with the same sue- 1<
: cess. c
I In the evening the boys were invited to Ij
! attend the exercises in the College ilall <
which consisted of speeches by the small j p
boys, a public debate by the older n
scholars, c losing with an able an eloquent
address by W. U. Shannon, Esq. Tuesday
morning was agreeably passed by
the visitors in listening to speeches talking
to the ladies, Ac. The exercises of
this nourishing school reflects great
credit upon its handsome teacher, Prof. 1
[ Wright.
The game was called about four o'clock ?
but long before that hour the spectators r1
had been pouring in and when the game ^
opened numbered abjut fifteen hundred '
souls. The battU was ably l'ought, and |"
every inch of ground closely contested, j ^
The" crowd was very much excited, and
could hardly refrain from participating "
in the game by telling the players what /
to do. It would be less mortifying to .
visiting clubs, if all communities would 1
follow the generous and sensible course
practiced by the good people of Elberton,
that of cheering a good pl;i}', regardless |
of who or what side makes it. The opin- ?
ion of the majority of the spectators was, ?
tlflit the Abbeville* boys would come oif ?
victorious, and they were very much "
graditied when they learned that the gallant
Georgians came out 3 snores ahead, j
but there was 11 me of that demonstrative J
exultation wincn 1 nave seen praciiceu
here in "retried" Abbeville, when wo
have come of victorious.
The Georgia boys attributed their dofeat
at Abbeville to the intimidation
exerted upon them by the presence ol"
the fair girls ol' Abbeville, which is
equivalent to saying that were not accustomed
to the sight of pretty and fascinating
girls. I beg leave to differ with
them as to the girls of their town, and
can only account for the assertion on the
following ground: "Girls are not without
prettine&s save in their own town."
We could hardly mako the people of Elbcrton
believe that the majority of thepeople
of Abbeville wished the gallant Georgians
to win by a small score. The truthfulness
of the assertion began to force itself
upon them when they sow how little
the Abbeville boys cared about the defeat.
But Elberton may do her best on the deciding
game, for Abbeville is resolved to
win and resolution is omnipotent. The
Abbeville boys attribute their defeat to
the absenco of Graydon one of their best
players. Captain McMahon of Crawford
officiated as umpire with full .satisfaction
to both clubs. It could not be otherwise
as ho was unpartial in all of his rulings
and decisions.
In the evening the young ladies and
gentlemen met in tfce College Hall for
the purpose of introducing the Abbeville
boys to the fair girls of the town. Elberton
does this 111 a manner peculiar and
appropriate, from the writer's observation.
It is an improvement upon "steal partners"
the modus operandi is as follows:
A space forty or titty feet square is
cleared, for the purpose of promenading
or walking around, a few seats are placed
around this cleared space, the ladies as
they arrive are seated and thoso desiring
an introduction are presented by a committee
appointed for that purpose ; they j
at once join the piomenaders, ,vlien ail
: the ladies present are upon the floor, the
changing and stealing partners begins.
. This is decidedly the most successful and 1
pleasant way I have over seen to mako
acquaintances rapidly. If any of the Abbeville
boys failed to enjoy themselves or '
make acquaintances it was no fault of
the girls or of the committee. Wo all feel
under special obligation to Messrs. Jones
llarper and \Y right.
After the visitors had been introduced
1 to the girls, it was announced that those
[ wishing to dance would proceed to the ball
! room at the Globe Hotel. The writer did
} not attend, but was informed by those
who participated that it was a pleasant afl
fair. This ended the round of pleasure
- and excitement which had been going on
i without abatement since our arrival.
Judging by the ravings of some of our
1 young men, they must have been robbed
t of their hearts, but I think tho Elberton
9 girls have too much experience to pay attention
to those who imagine they are in
, love with every pretty lace tlioy meet.
} We wont to Elberton sanguine of sue1
cess ; we were beaten fuirly, and square"
ly ; we were treated like princes j we reJ
turned satisfied, and gratified, to find
that the largo majority of Abbeville were
glad of our defeat. "We learn that tiie
- third and deciding game will take place
-1 next Friday, the 20th instant. We hopo
r | the Elberton boys wtll remember the
s i moral force of numbers and bring a lar-1
ger delegation than they did before.
ica?g?pae? qq? m '" mmrmma?
The Fencc Law?"Saluda'..' is ltisii
?"Cirnngcr Sam" in Ambush.
Editor Press and Banner:
If "Granger Sam" will hold his <lo;
whilst "Saluda" drives up the cows, Pc
will see that Mr. John C Chiles "iniiH
ull" the calves" and the women clothe mill
ing. Now, fellow-citizens, whilst tlio:
things arc being done, if Senator Ma:
weil and Representative W. K. Brad I c
can't litiild a fence around the cattle 1
nld Abbeville we want to know the re;
sou why. Let us hear from then
There is too much silence oil this gre;
juestion on the part of our leading mei
unci we are now anxious to hear from 01
Legislators instanter.
We have the promise from our Senate
that if there is anv defect in the "ne
(cnce l;i\v" an immediate correction wi
L?c made, and then farmers you need n
longer have any tears about ilie matte
Is there an intelligent farmer who wi
jpeak from the stump against the "ne
fence law?" If so, for heaven's sak
bring him forward. We thought tl
Uemocraev of Abbeville and South Care
ina would have faith in the wisdom an
practicability of Governor Hampton an
lis General Assembly. The new t'enc
aw is an offering from that source, an
ertainly they knew what was best for tl:
teople or no such law would have bee
mbmittcd. Can we imagine any di.>
rust dropping out on the part of f)emo<
acy? No. Then we hope in the "fu
less of time" to see every old Hold no1
11 waste as pasture ground, yieldin
ich crops of waving grain and luxuriei
trasses. For the last few days wo hav
icon a great change coining over tli
uinds of the farmers, and think by tli
4th of August there will bo but little oj
>rwilir>n In t.hf? I r>nr?r> In v.
Wo throw out this assertion that n
vhito nor black man can be injured b
oting for the law.
(To explain, we say if lie is an owner (
and ho can fence "in his stock cheapc
han ho can his farm, and if he is not
au?l owner lie has to keep the fcncc
,ny wav, and we contend can ir
lose stock with one-tenth the railing thu
ic can the farm, and hence saves labc
vhich is money.
If the poor man, white or black, vot
.gainst the law he injures himself bot
s a hireling and renter. To explai
gain, if ho is a hireling the labor of ra
pl'itting is most trying upon his strengt
nd physical endurance aud oven sonu
iines kills. Then why split new rail
nd butcher our forest when we can tak
he old rails and fenco in our few scrubb
attic made tailless and earless by Gran
;er Sam's dogs. Again, if he is a rente
\-a contend that by voting for the law h
rill reduce his rent. In what way wil
io? Instead of 75 acres out of every 10<J
.ores being under cultivation we woul
lave 800 acres under i'arrn and only 200 i
ine and luxuriant pasture. Then th
und owner could afford to reduce rent t
uit every renter, white or colorci
'arms would rent for 1 bale of cotton t
hu horse and the land owner would the
[uadruplo his present rent or hence th
ast benefit to cverybony. The colore
nan's interest has been considered in thi
natter as well as the white man's, th
iborer's as woll as the proprietor's, lienc
lio equity of the law. We advise th
olored man to study over this matte
eriously, and we know he will be
riend to the law, as it gives him a]
lasturnge necessarj' for his stock an
nil defend him in his rights.
There is no political significance o
indue advantage in this law, and w
iopo that every friend will come to th
escue and pass the law. By so doing h
rill have the love of his neighbor, th
nessmgs irom aoove, a saie iransi
lirough life, a happy exit from earth an
lie endorsement of tho iYe.ss and liar,
er. Mr. Editor Yon have donejyeoma
ervicc in this most important matter
nd the pooploin Abbeville county wi]
lold up your hands and bless you who:
he wisdom of your course has been see:
nil realized. Abbeville has pcculiii
dvantages in being fenced off and yo
ro^ully alive to the situation and th
imes. With Saluda on tho east, Savan
lah on the west, and Gary on the sont
paves but one lino for W. K. Bradley t
ntreneh himself in and defend u.s fror
ur bovine enemy. Let tis hear fror
iim. With Maxwell on the fence, Iliad
>y in the ditches, Moore on the nei
ourt liouse and John C. Chiles like th
ioy that stood on the burning deck, wh
an fear? Greenwood township wi'
ass the new law by an ovorwhelmin
najority. PEG.
The Fencc Law?New County.
Editor l'reisis and Banner:
Your manly position and free exprcf
lorioi sentiment regarding an question
li'eeting the public interest, are attract
11 g the must hearty* approval from a
lasses of society. It is a deplorable fac
et nevertheless true, that so many (
ur newspapers, which are the propc
ustodians of the nation's welfare, actuu
i*d either by personal or selfish motive:
l'ten prove derelict in duty, and recreati
? the sacred trust comuiittod to thei
iceping. Therefore, when a journalit
ias the moral courage to cast asid
icrsonal considerations, and regardlei
if the sneers and jeers of opponent
d discuss all public question
trictly upon tho basis of justice an
uerit, it is not surprising that ho rc
eivos his reward in tho full conlidcnc
,nd approbation of tlie masses, aud eve;
lie respect and admiration of his oppc
icnts. Such is the light in which the }>uL
ic hold the 1'rests and Banner in regal*
i) tlie two questions now agitating th
(ublic mind, viz.: the formation of
lew county, and the "fence law*"
As to tho utter inexpediency of th
Lrst of theso objects, which is clearl
pparcnt to every unbiassed intelligei
nan without tlie incorporate limits <
he village of Ninety-Six, wo intended t
xpress our views, though we have cor
iuded to refer all advocates of the mov(
vliich wo are glad to say, only consist <
'Corn Grove" or "Cow Grove," and fei
)Uiers oi sucu canuer, u; your auiu uis
ussion and irrefutable arguments coi
aincd in tlio last issue of ^-our pape
,Ve must confess our inability to si
nuch point about the article of "Cor
irove," unless it be as lie says, "we dou
vant to stay with you"?"we aro wiliin
ind ablo to take CJtre of ourselves"veiglity
argument this!
As to the "fence law," we take pleasui
11 commending your views, togetlic
vith those of "Saluda," "Granger fcsam,
uid others. "We consider the passage <
he law a necessity, and fraught with tl
nost vital importance to the peopl
)ur forest has been felled 111 order l
ieep up fences, our lands have been in
joverished, anc^the only means left us I
restore it to its primeval condition is 1
ibolish the present ruinous system wliic
is only a question of time. 1 will ventuj
,0 give a few reasons for adopting tl
Vmco law. which 1 trust vou will ampl
present "fence law" was e:
tablished during the lirst settlement i
;he country, which was then, a vast fore
with only a few jpots for cultivation,
was considered easier and less expense
:o fence to up tlie small area under cult
nation than the immense territory m
cultivated. Acting from this princip
upon which tho present system wi
founded, would it not be easier and le;
expensive now, to fence up the small ar<
not in cultivation for pasturage, than tl
immense territory which is cultivated
This wo think would justify abolishii
the present system.
Secondly?The timber of the counti
diminishes as the population annual
increases,?hence tho utter inability in
few years to keep up the fences, wlii<
even now, fail to protect crops from tl
encroachments of a hungry calf, whii
if not blown away by the winds
March, often dies upon tho public liig
way, from the want of a littio pasturaj.1
Such a thing as a "legal fence," which
"horse high, bull strong, and pig tight
is as great a curiosity at present, as t
mere i- mogrammo of a fence will bo
the future.
Thirdly?Fencing cost more than sto<
is worth, which statistics will prove.
Fourth?By changing the present sj
tcin, a better class of stocK win do mn
duced, to tho exclusion of the rag-t
and bob tail, whoso lives buzzards wou
consider infringement upon their righ
Fifth?Lands which have been drain
of their forest to sustain fences, and ii
poverished by constant cultivation, w
regain their primeval timber, and l'orti
ty of soil.
Sixth?Crops will bo blessed with b
tor and inoro regular seasons, if tho wiu
places are covered with original grow
as experience and philosophy prove tl
rains are iulluenced more or less by v<
etable matter.
Seventh?South Carolina is tho or
State in the Union in which there is
coal?hence lior imporitivo duty to p
servo her forest.
Many other reasons might be assign
in favor of the "fence law," but we f
" bear to cncroach longer upon yonr patience.
Hoping you will continue to agitate
these questions with your able pen,
jrS and thus sustain the laurels already won
?jr wo would say, "Lay on McDufl'and"
]s You will hoar from us apain. 1
?c v
,y Objections .o the Tencc Law Re- ir
of moved,
i- lj
. 1Cdilor Press and Banner : vi
(l^ I promised, with your permission, to
continue uie uiscussion 01 uiu icnce iiiw ~
' and to answer the objection urged against U
its adoption. In my last communication m
I assumed no position which was not cor- \
roborated by universal experience and
II observation, viz: that the stock have p?
vastly decreased in numbers, that the
fencing is much below tho requirements
|[ of the law, utterly insufficient for the pro- _
. tection of the tields, and cannot be rebuilt
without a cost ruinously disproportionate T
; to the value of the stock to be guarded
10 against?tho exposure of the fields and
j consequent abuse or destruction of stock. ^
4 On the other hand, the opponents of the J
" measure are left to conjectures and mere (,j
!tj assumptions as tiie basis of their argu- '
merit. They contend that it \\M11 operate ,
10 as a hardship against the poor, and den
prive them of the privilege of keeping j
** stock. In answer .to this assumption 1 .*
j" reply that tlic law itself provides pastur- j
" ago "for tlie laborer on tlio plantation he ?.
wr works. If there was no such provision .
? in tho act, I can, with mucli forse, assume *
^ that the laborers would be masters of the
0 situation by making the privilege of
ie pasturage a condition in all contracts for
c labor, and by refusing to hiro to any who
would refuse such a privilege. So far
from their being any dilliculty in this
? particular it would be to tho interest of .
y every employer, not only to provide such hl
nastift-age, but that his laborers, who r,
51 have none, should have stock on which ki
,r to subsist and save the heavy expense of '?>
dieting on Western bacon and bread
!S alone. It must be remembered also that of
i- ? i ? ?< * iw? ~
. ci llUiUUl'l vx IUU UUUI UftYU tn
l1, stock. They expericnco the same diffi- rt
,r cult}'in protecting tlicir crop against the N1
depredations of stock, and are not able to
,e provide the fencing necessary to guard gt
11 against it. Tho small land owner who ?
" has no land to spare, can easily arrango "I
, with his neighbor, by assisting him in U
" the preparation of a common pasture. 1 (
There arc other captious objections to the ar
8 new system which are scarcely worth the Si
e mention, viz: that it will bring about a th
y conllict between labor and capital?that it ?
[" will produce a division in the Democratic "I
ir ranks. I confess my inability to see how -A
? either of these objections can'apply to the W
.* subject. They are urged merely for the M
I purpose of alarm. Tho new system pro- ac
" posed is really in the interest of both la- ^
" hor and capital, and as for disall'ecting
e any Democrat, if there should be-such, he
j? should be noted as one seeking an excuse
' to betray his country's best interest.
? Others are in doubt as to tho propriety of ce
II this measure, thinking that they would
9 lose the benefit of pasturing their grain i0
. nouis alter narvest. mis is not so j no
18 fencing need be removed if not desired. _
e Every man can kecjj up as much fence as
e he chooses. All the advocates of the new j.!<
e, law desire, is to repeal that portion of the 1a
ir existing law which provides that "every A:
^ man shall be compelled to enclose his cul- V
! tivated fields by a lawful fence." It is *
a not proposed to impose one iota of additional
expense upon any one, but sitnply *J<
'r to require each man to keep his stock on
? his neighbor. Isn't that fair? Is less ?,<
than that just or right ? L(
j Visitors are beginning to arrive at A
[. Glenn Springs in considerable numbers
n within the last few days. Mr. E. L. Kerrison
and family, of Charleston, Mr. J. x,<
'l F. J. Caldwell and family, of Newberry, Ia
n.irst nnrl fnmilv nf "Uftrnwoll TA
n u,.v. ........., ?? ?,
u and others, passed through Sparlanberg a
r few days ago en route for Glenu's. Gen.
u B. H. Hutledge and family, of Charleston,
0 and Maj. J. M. Baxter, of Newberry, A
passed through to Glenn Springs yesterh
(lay.?Spartanburg Herald. yj(
o To Destroy Fliks.?It is said that L<
n th^v may be effectually destroyed by putn
ting half a spoonful of black pepper on a Jjj
I- tablespoonful of cream ; mix them well
,v together and place them iu a room where
e I the Hies are troublesome, and they will
o soon disappear. Or saturate a small piece ?=
11 of cloth with carbolic acid, hang in the Jj
g room, and in an hour the Hies will disappear.
Mosquitoes can be expelled in the
same way.
We arc? sorry to learn that the Piedmont
and Arlington Life Insurance Com- "1
pauy, in which Dr. James P. Press ly '
was insured for five thousand dollars, is N
hesitating about paying the policy, be- ai
cause as yet the family arc unable to fix tl
r/tc precise aaie oj nix hit in. niusccms
IS? to be u small matter to quibble about, ci
t- We hope tlio date will be ascertained, or
11 that tho Company will recede from its ii:
t? position.?A. It. Presbyterian. el
>f T
*, . ? ti
ft New York, Julyll.?Cotton steady?uplands v<
ir 1214, Orleans 12%, sales 439, consolidated net th
it receipts 705, exports to Great Britain 2,599. p
ie Klour dull and In buyers' favor, southern pi
decidedly lower, at 8.25<ij.9.00 for common to rr
' fair extra, 9.05(410.23 for good to choice.
-s Wheat about lc. better, with good business, cl
IS mainly In winter red to arrive?1.50&1.85 for C
d Inferior to good amber Southern, [email protected] for r>
amber and white Southern, 1,70 for new red A
' Georgia. Corn %c. better and active, closing
c quiet, at 3Sr<i.oO for ungraded Western mixed,
a Oats quiet and without decided change. e(
i- St. Louis, July H?Klour buyers off and a]
). nominally lower. Wheat active?No. 2 red
.1 fall 1.38, No. 3 ditto 1.32. Corn inactive?No.
2 mixed 4'%@43%. Oats dull?No. 2 32. ltye Ci
c K5. Whisky 1.08. Pork easier, at 13,55. Lard J,
a nominally unchanged. Bulk meats inactive
?clear rib sides ~ya bid. Bacon lirm and nn- C(
n ClJllllgUU. ..
_ CiiAKLESTOx, July 11.?Cotton firm?midy
dllng 11%, net receipts li, sales 200.
Adousta. July H.?Cotton firm?middling al
>f 11 ^@1% net receipts 7, sales 11. S(
i- Piedmont % Shirtings, per yard al
), " 4-1 Shetings, per yard 7? 0
>f " % Drills per paru. 8%
,v A discount of 2^ per cent Is made, if
paid on receipt of the goods.
H. r. IIammktt, Pres. and Trea V
!e ? al
Central Hotkl.?C D Farrar, New York; ^
Frank E Taylor, Charleston; T J Arnold, J A
? Partlow, Greenwood; E C Conner, Greenville al
? LD Conner, EG Gray don, Cokesbury; FM J;
Pope, Jno P Phillips, Ninety-Six; It F Smith
w O &. C R11; A W Jones, Dr W L Templeton,
T 1) Parker, J W Robertson and Lady, S C ?<
;, Cason, Miss Meta A Lytligoe, Miss Hattie H U
Lythgoe, City; C Wr Cason, Lluo Hill; MaJ D
ji M U Zeigler, Cokesbury; II U Scuddy, An
10 uursou.
e. Alston House.?W D Cator, Baltimore;
to II C Turpln, Augusta; Mrs M L Abercromhlc,
, Louisville; W L Wilson, K McG Hill, J Y
, Jones, Elberton; I'rof Wm H Lowry, Due
? West; Rev Calvin Pressly, Oxford, Miss; W
to K Steedmnn, J B Lolatlco, Charleston ; J B ?
h Stajano, Columbia. ?
re ??
Notice to Tax Payers.
jj A LL Persons having any Real or Per11
XJL. sonal Property in their possession, ~|
'.e or under their control as owner or holder, J
or as husband, parent, guardian, trus- e
, tee, executor, administrator, agent or at- \
_ torney, on tho first day of June, 1877, are
IUS required to list or exhibit the same to the ss
county Auditor or his Assistant. For the
?a purpose of Taxation my office is opened
daily, (Sundays excepted) for the pur1
pose of receiving such returus until 5th
September next. ^
For the accomodation of the tax payors W
T hnirn nrranirod to have an assistant at b
the following places on the days designa- o
ia ted: viz.,
;tl At Ninety-Six, from arrival of down o
110 train on 23d July until arrival of up t:
"'J. train on next day.*
ot At Greenwood", from arrival of up train
J1" on 24th July uutil arrival of satno train
?? next day. n
Hodges Depot, from arrival of up train <i
' on 2oth July until arrival of same train il
'.ie next day. ti
in Uilgaf Church, 30th July. n
iSniithville, 3ftt July. t
t:k Cedar Springs, August 1st. o
White Hall, Augsut 2d. 1's"
Chiles Cross Roads, August 3d. a
Donaldsville, August 10th. t
ilS Duo West, August, 11th. n
1(* Krwin's Store, August 13th. I
t!\* Lowndesville, August 14th.
e" Jlester's Store, August 15th. F
Calhoun's Mills, August 16th. i
jjl Lebanon Church, August 17th. s
liradley's Mill, August 20th.
McKettrick's Mills, August 21st.
ct" It is made my duty, when parties fail
**e to make their returns within the time "
th? prescribed, to eopy.tho returns of the
iat proceeding year and adu thereto nicy
'{5" per cent., as a penalty.
ily Auditor. <
no Abbeville, July 18, 1877. t
TO ARRIVE at No. 2 White's block, 1
case Now Goods. ,
or- Miss J. E. RAMEY. '
to me directed, I will Hell at Abbe
ille Court House on Saleday in Auteust
BXt, within the hours of sale, the follow
ig property, to wit:
All that tract or parcel of land, situate
'ing and being in the county of Abbe
ille, adjoining lands of Mrs. J. C. Crray
J. H. Brooks and others, containing
ne Hundred & Fifty Acres
iore or less. Sold as the property o
lfred Logan at the suit of It. E. Hill.
TERMS CASH?Purchaser to pay fo:
J. Y. JONES, S. A. C.
Sheriffs Ofllce, July 14, 77 [lS-3t
he Abbeville District Biblt
rllE, fifty-fourth anniversary meetin,'
of the*Abbeville District Bible So
ctv will be held in the Baptist ehurcl
1 "Wednesday 25tli July, instant, at 1
clock A. M.
The sermon will be preached by Rev
F. Probst, and the address delivere<
|r Thomas S. Moorman, Fsq., the Boar<
' oflicors will meet in the Law ollice o
Messrs. Perrin & Cothran at 10 o'clock
. M.
Rec. Secretary.
Abbeville, July 18, 1877.
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Fust received at w. t. mcdon
I A LI) ik CO'S., No. 2 White's block
case Superior Jellies, 100 lbs. Frencl
id American Candy, Nuts, Chocolate
igurs, Ac. Our A. Roasted Coft'ee i;
ie best in the market; try it.
bargains! bargains! at W. T
j Mcdonald a co-s., No. :
rhitc's block, in Gents' Hats, Ladies' <5
isses' Gaitor's, (small sizes,) call anc
reenville and Columbia Rnilroat
change 01" schedule.
PflRsonpor Trains run dally, Rundnys ex
pted, connecting with Night Trains oi
tnth Carolina Railroad up and down. Oi
id after Monday, July loth, 1S77, the fol
wing will be the schedule:
;ave Columbia at 12 45 p n
;ave Alston.." 2 85 p n
;ave Newberry 3 -<3 p n
jave Hodges 0 50 p ri
rrrlve Abbeville 7 45 p n
;ave Helton 8 30 p n
rrive at Greenville 10 00 p n
;ave Greenville at 5 40 a r
?avoBelton 7 20 a r
*ave Abbeville - 7 45 n, ii
;avc Hodjjes 8 57 a r
>avc Alston 1 05 p r
rrlve ut Columbia 2 50 p ?
?ave Walhalln 1 25 a r
?ave Perry vlllo 5 00 a r
?ave Pendleton 5 40 n n
javc Anderson fi 30 a n
rrlve at Belton 7 10 a ri
rrlve at Walhalln ll 15 p li
?avc Perryvlllc 10 40 p r
?ave Pemlleton 10 10 p n
?ave Anderson !) 20 p r
>ave Belton 8 30 p r
Laurens Branch Trainsleovo Clinton at. 0.0
m. and leave Newberry I.iki p. m. on rues
ivs, Thursdays and Saturdays.
General Superintendent.
Jarez. Norton". Jr., Gen. Ticket Agent.
!lection---Fence or n<
HTTIIERAS written applications hav
rV been received from Township
o. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 11,12,13 and 15, desirinj
l election for the adoption of the Act o
le Legislature, which provides for th
ncing ol stoi/k instead of fencing th
We therefore by the authority investei
i us by said Act, do hereby order ai
ection to be held in said Townships oi
uesaay me mn u;iy 01 .n.ii{$usi. hum m
le purpose of adopting or rejecting th
reposition to alter the fence laws. Vo
ng will be done by ballot. Those in fa
ar of adopting the Act will write upoi
leir tickets "yes" those opposed "no.'
oils will be opened at 8 o'clock A. M. am
ose at 4 P. M. The managers will coun
te votes immediately allor the polls ar
osod, and report the result to Hoan
ountv Commissioners, at Abbevillt
ourt House, oil the J.5th by 11 o'clocJ
.. M.
Poll/! for No. 1 Township, will be open
I at Ninety-Six?Managers, W. S. Rich
rdson, Jas. Rogers, Jr., and T. L. Mooi
Polls for No. 2 Township, will bo open
1 at Greenwood?Managers, J. T. Parks
, F. Coleman and G. M. Jordan.
Polls for No. 3 Township, will be open
1 at Hodges?Managers, Wm. Z. Mc
Jiee, J. Harp Vance and M. A. Cason.
Polls for No. 4. Township, will bo hel
; Donnldsville?Managers^ A. M. Dod
)n, W. ii. uarmore ana vv. ii. a. skit.
Polls for No. 5 Township, will bo hol<
i Duo West?Managers, K. W. lladdoi
i. P. Hawthorn and J. E. Todd.
Polls for No. 11 Township, will bo liel
; Abhovillo Court House?Managers
7. A. Templeton, A Bequest and G. A
Polls for No. 12 Township, will be hel
t Antrevillo?Managers, A. M. Erwir
, W. Black and R. 0. McAdams.
Polls for No. 13 Towhship, will bo hel
1 Lowndesville, G. F. Burdett, J. I
[osely andJTheopbelas Baker.
Polls for No. 15 Township, will b
pened at Calhoun's Mills?Managers, I
t. MeCaslan, Jas. Taggart and S. S. M(
County Commissioners.
Office County Commissioners.
July 2, 1877. tf.
jandreth and Son's Ne\
Crop of Turnip Seed
for 1877,
EARLY Flat Dutch, Purple Top Fl;
Dutch, Pomeian Globe, Yellow A1
rdeen, Atnbor Globe, Purple Toj
rellow, Ruta Baga.
July 11, 1977. tf.
m A ir -\TAmrnT?
_L J_"N W JL XV^ili.
rHE books for the collection of .Stal
and County taxes for the fiscal vea
eginning 1st November, 1876, will.I
pened in theTrea.su rer's olliceatAbbevilJ
,'ourt House on Monday, the second da
fJuly, noxt. The rate, per centum, (
iixation is as follows:
For State purposes, seven mills.
For County purposes, three mills.
In addition to the above all ublc-bodic
nales between the age of twenty-one an
il'ty are required to pay a poll tax of ou
oliar. The tax act "provides that tli
axes may be paid in two equal instal
rients. The first to be paid on or beloi
ho first day of August, next, and the set
nd during the month of October. A
larties failing to pay the lirst installmei
s provided, will be charged interest o
lie same at the rate of one per cent. p<
nonth from the 1st day of August unt
Receipts lor the naj'ment of the "te
icr cent." tax will be received as s
nueh money in the payment of either ii
tallinent of the above'lax.
County Treasurer.
June 27,1877, 3t.
Good and Convenient.
HYDE BROTHER'S rerfectcd Ii
deliblo TABLETS, for markir
clothing, wituout preparation. Warran
d indelible, EDWIN PARKER.
June 27, 1877.
CI HEWING Tobacco good and lo
?V - i *
- Save Your Fruit!!!
. Buy Your Fruit Cans from m
111 L1MU I'll
JL^ \-/ \/ X lUOblUUg J. 1 WIVj iUl UUiW |(j|
by II. W. LAWSON & CO., at eighty
j cents a dozen.
LON Glass Fruit Jars l'or sale by H. \V.
I LAWSON <fc CO., at two dollars a dozen.
1 Quart Fruit Jars at one dollar and seven1
ty-fivc cents per dozen. fl
25 BARRELS No. 1 Kerosene Oil, di- J
| redly imported from the manufactory, at ^
f by the Barrel, for sale by ho
' twenty cents per gallon when bought
H. W. LAWSON & CO. ed
stock of goods ever brought to Abbeville,
and for salo
S Strictly for Cash to all J
e Parties. pe
; by m
1 H. W. Lawson & Co.
1 Juno 27, 1877. ^ ]
i ?
Annual Returns.
:o:o:o: W
> jLjL Guardians, Trustees, and other fi- W(
* duciary officers, who are required by law sol
to make returns on the Estates in their
hands, and have not done so, will make ;
2 such returns before the first day of au- _
gust next, or be subjected to rule and _
1 costs. fj
Judge Probate, A. C. ?
I Juno 27, 1877. 1 m ^
eel i Tfcir nrr t
; OLLJLJI1U u r 1
i 1
? rpiIE UNDERSIGNED would respcct- gt
n JL fully inform tlie citizens of _r
11 Abbeville county that he will sell out his
entire and well Selected Stock of m
a Spring and Summer Cloth!1
' ing?Gents Furnishing
Goods and a Nice
Assortment of r
Straw Hats i><
n _
Shoes and Groceries always on hand,
n which I propose to sell at very low figures.
ii Granite Range, Abbeville, S. C. *
n July 4, 1877. tf. C
June 13, 1877] EDWIN PARKER
HOLMAN'S Fever and Ague Liver
Pads on hand at ?2.00 each.
Jimc 20. 1S77. ?
PURE KEROSENE, 25 cents gallon J
June 13, 1877. EDWIN PARKER,
3 ?J diseases of lungs and consumption.
5 Juno 13, 1877] EDWIN PARKER.
e TTiDWIN PARKER, dealer in Drugs,
e JCj Medicines, Stationery and Books, jfl
Fancy Articles and Seeds, Wines and A
1 Brandy, itc. For cash.
r IO FLUID at cost.
- June 13th, 1877.
" JLtX and Gentlemen, just received by
,t June 20,1S77.
j "DAPETERIES.?Fancy Paper and ~
. XT Envelopes in boxes?25 cents to 75
I cents. " EDWIN PARKER, ca
June 20, 1877.
uinine and sul.. cinchoni- ~
dia with other recent orders of
. drugs. edwin parker. _
(( June 20, 1877. Jj
Great inducements to buy- <5
ers of Millinerv, Dress Goods and
Ladies Goods generally, will now be otfcr,
ed at the Emporium of Fashion, to close *
out tho Spring Stock, and ladies wanting _
to secure bargains will consult their own
interest bv giving us a look before purchasing
'? JAS. A. BOWIE, Agent,
, Emporium of Fashion.
June G, 1877.
"Fresh Meal, J
rt Pearl Grist, ?
l? New Orleans Syrup, ?
, Sugar aud Coffee,
| Lard aud Rice, Cheap
for cash
e T. P. QUARLES, Agent.
a !i nr i
.ttjJiu ao, 10II.
LACK ALPACAS.?A fresh supply
of our superior Brand from 40 to 75
uonts just received at tlio
Williams! Female Collep, ^
v Willlamston, S. C.
The Fall Session Will Open on Tuesday,
July 31, 1877. j
Q T)ATES per Session of 20 weeks; due ?*>
JCt half in advance, the remainder Octo- J)1
bur 15:?Board, $70.00; Tuition, ?10.00 to 1'
it $20.00; Instrumental Music, ?20.00; di
)- French, Greek, or German, ?10.00. 9t
), For a Catalogue, address R;
President. w
July 4, 1877. 4t. ^
tr Oct. 25, 1S7G, tf
!? /navvct onnns ov a t.t\ tctxds
? at Cunningham & Templeton's. ?
il' <Tunc tith, 1877. tf "1
Notice to School Teachers ?
and Others. "
I Office School Commissioner,
ie Abboville, C. II. S. C. July 3d 1877. ?
ie A LL School Claims and Monthly Re- ^
1- xi. ports in each School Duurict, l'or k.
'e this year, must be registered in this ollice
> bj the 21st day of this month. Fail not
11 or you may losO your claim,
it - JOHN A. WIER,
ii School Commissioner, A. C.
Jij July 4, 1877. tf.
,n ISJ~oti.cs.
/^VERSEERS of Roads arc hereby notilicd
tliat their Roads must be put
in good order by the 15th August next.
They are authorized to call out all ablebodied
liands between the ages of 10 and
_ 50.
IJv order of the Board.
1 Chairman. _
l'r July 4, 1877. 3t. 1
t- TTYDE BROTHER'S Wonderful _
JLL Cement Stands Hot Water Wash- "|
ing?For mending china, glass, wood, J
~ also sticks paper, lables, ifce. etc. it
June 27, 1S77.
chelor Brothers Popular Brands of
Just Received.
rO parties living at a distance I
will send a sample box of
her of the above Brands, postpaid
: $3.50.
j. m; lawson,
Abbeville S. C.
May 16,1877.
For Sale Cheap.
rHE Undersigned having withdrawn
from the Arm of Seal,
gn & Robertson, offers six Single
'ggies, four Double Buggies, one 1
use Wagon, one 2 horse Wagon, and
e light 4 horse wagon, for sale at excding
low prices, as lam determinto
close out the stock.
May 10,1877. tf.
To the Public.
HAVE removed my DENTAL
OFFICE to the room on the up- *
r corner of Granite Range, over
r. Mars' store.
May 10, 1877.
5EDSTEADS at $4.00 and upwards,
warranted all hard
>od, all complete, and the best bed*
Id for the price, at
March 1,1877. tf.
arriages for Children.
tors, Buggy Top Perambulators,
lver mounted trimmings and handme
styles, just received at
March 7,1877. tf.
i.wv vuuiuuw ^ mmmip?
DRESSING Case Suits, very hand9
some and durable.
lits, complete at $40 aud upwards?
t well made aud finished in best
anner at
March 7,1877. tf.
PULL and complete lot low price
BEDSTEADS. The Best Five
allar Bedstead sold in the State.
Oct. 25,1870, tf
Cmtytai & Tpleti
TAVtf nw RAMn a prrrr. onwr
? - ? mmma/ m si UJUU MlVA/a
of Groceries,
orn, Bacon, Lard, Ham, Sugar,
Coffee, Rice, Molasses
and Flour,
Prices Low as the Lowest.
Feb. 7, 1877.
larshall P. DeBrahl,
Attorney at Law,
Office of W. .A Lee. [July 19,'76.
Goat's Spool Cotton
' OCENTS per dozen.
April 11.1877.
Aodersonville Mills.
COTTON YARNS. New process.
J Manufactured from Seed Cotton.
For sale by
T. P. (JUARLES, Agent.
April 2o, 1877,
IF you want a good HAM for $1.00,
,11 on QUARLJ2S.
April 25,1877.
Fancy Shoes!
n^OR Children. Ladles Slipperg
\} just received and cheap at tbo
ash House.
lay, 16.
cm* or pwnt DImmb.
W. X. 1JEJS'KEY, Abbeville, c*. C.
J. F. TOWNSEND, Hodges Depot, 8. C.
Eugene B. Gary
Attorney at Law,
flST* Special attention to the colleoon
of claims..
Nov. 12, 1876. tf
lie Place to Bay the Best
Goods for the Least .
times, R. M. Haddon & Co.,
uve sold out their first stock of milnery
and Fancy goods are receiving
liily a fresh supply of the latest
yles of Hats Bonnets Trimming
ilks, Gorgrain Ribbons, Neck Ties,
rench Flowers, Corsets, &c. All of
hich will be sold cheaper than ever,
lso a full line of White Goods and
[uslins from 15c to 50c.
20 PIECES New and Pretty Cali)S
16 SPOOLS Coats Cotton for $100.
Call ou R. M. Haddon & Co., if you
ant tlie best goods for the least mollis
SLASTIC Hoes, Bandages and
Supporters, of silk, Linen and
fUtnn nnil will hp rpflplvrd
i a short time by
May 2, 1877.
JODA CRACKERS.?Freah and of
j good quality.
June 20, 1877.
Articles Becived.
"XTASHING SODA, 10c pound
rV Whiting, 10c pound.
Salts, 10c pound.
Soda English, 10c pound.
Sulpbur, 10o pounr.
Ruta Baga Turnip Seed. 50c pound.
June, 27, 1S77.
rURNIP SEED Ruta Baga 50*
"7rEROSENE, Standard Pure.
r ADIE'S SHOES.?In Cloth, Morocr
.J and Pebble Goat. Another lot ju.
sceived at the ?
June -T, 1*77.

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