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The Press and Banner.
Wednesday, May U, 1892
Flrnt rnr Load ol Tobacco.
The G. C. <fc N., carried lis first car load of
tobacco Ui Atlanta on the 3(1 Instant. It
came from 8aleai, North Carolina, and presented
a gaily appearance as It skimmed
along the track bearing many flap), inscribed
With the name or the shipper, and ornamented
otherwise most artistically. The G. C. A
N., will henceforth bean Important factor In
u~ KiidUalo on/1 Ufp holipvf*
this line will soon become the great 1 boroughfare
for travel between North and South.
Farmers' Association.
The Farmers' Association will Imeet at Abbeville
on saleJay In June on Important business.
Every organization In the county is urged
to send a full delegation. A full attendance
In particularly desired as matters of great
Interest and Importance will be considered.
J. H. Morrah, President.
Children's Day ?l Midway Baptist
Next Saturday, Mny Mtli, will be "Children's
Day" at Mldwny Baptist Church. An
interesting program has been arranged, and
those who go may expect to have a eood
time. The Midway church Is in a prosperous
community of good farmers, who will extend
a hearty welcome to all who may come.
.< Cheap Ticketa.
, The C. A G. road will sell tickets for the
twentieth May celebration In Charlotte from
Greenwood and Abbeville Ht f4.<>5, May 17, IS.
tl9, Including trains scheduled 10 arrive at
Charlotte, 1.30 p. m., of May 20th. Limit
may iotu.
Pic Mc at Erwin'tt Mill.
The annual pic nlc at Erwln's Mill wl|l take
. place on Friday, l.'lth Instant. The following
gentlemen are appointed to see that good order
U observed: J. N. Kay, J. H. Austin, C.
?. Harper, J. C. Mllford, J.H.Jordan, John
W. McCullough, P. A. Trlbble and W. A. Erwin.
Spelling Bee.
A public entertulDmenl will be given In the
Court House one night next week, of which
further notice will be given. This will be
sometblng new for Abbeville, and will afford
much pleasure to those who attend.
Some one broke Into the house of Mr. Joshua
Ashley at Level Land one day last week,
and stole his wearing apparel. They were
looking for bis money, but as they failed to
find it, they carried off his clothing. Mr.
Ashley came to town last Thursday to buy
new clothes, so that be could go to church.
Miss Ida Kkllkk, daughter of J. Frank
Keller, Esq., of Greenwood, S. C., leaves today
for Elbert, Georgia, to visit her aunt, Mrs.
Nancy J. Swift, Mrs. Rosa Martin, Mrs. Georgia
Tate, Mrs. Jauule Heard, and the Harper
lamily of Georgia.
A pic nic will be given by Miss Onle
Black's school at Morion's mill on Saturday,
the 14th of May. The public are Invited to
come with well-Qlled baskets. This Invitation
Includes candidates for any office.
Glenn Springs Mineral Water for 6ale by D.
C. DuPre, Greenwood, at $1 per case of two (2)
dozen quarts. Also on draught. 81.50 allowed
for empty bottles returned.
Pic xic at Walts on Saturday, May 14. Be
sure^lo go. Every body will have a good tl me
?*11 iiO t'UWOCB to ucip UlUIOCIIt AUV tuulty
will be presented.
A pleasant party was given last Friday
nluht by Mr. and Mrs. George White In compliment
to the brides, Mrs. Cothran and Mm.
Mr. John J. A. Brown, of Lowndesvllle,
i was In town last Monday, and called at the
I Press and Banner odlce. He is a good friend
of the paper.
Doctor and Mra. Harrison have moved lo
Miss Lucy White's, where they will jnnke
their future home.
Dr. Neufker has been sick for several
days, but hopes to be out In a day or two.
See advertisement of horse for sale and
bank stock wanted.
Mr. M. C. Heath Is now a boarder at Miss
Lucy While's.
Contributed Local*.
Abbeville, S. C., May 11, 1892.
Miss Sopble Abney, ot Edgefield, Is visiting
Mrs. W. P. Calhoun.
Mrs. Aurelia Kucker, and Mr. and Mrs. A.
H. O'Farrel, of Athens, are expected In Abbei
vine this week and will also be the guests of
Mrs. W. P. Calhoun.
Mrs. J. M. Visanska, of Laurens, with her
two beautiful little girls are viBitlng Mrs. P.
1 Mr. W. O. Mars and his sisters, Misses Carrie
and Georgia were In the city yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs, W. R. Powell, of Ml Carmel,
were iu ujc v-ivj ???o? mwumu,; .
Rev. M. Dargan anil family, after a pleasant
visit to relatives lu Chester returned home
last week.
Only two daily trains on the R. Jfc D. road
beginning next week, also a Sunday mull will
be regularly run. Leave Aobevllle 1.45 p. ui.,
return 8.*5 p. m.
Mr. J. H. Latimer Is In Augusta attending a
meeting of tne stockholders of the S. V. R. R.
Our Chief of Police came near having a
serious accident, being thrown from a rood
cart last Sunday morning. His bruises were
painful, but not at uil serious, as be is still In
ranks and ready for duty.
Mrs. R. W. Cannon and children have been
visiting friends in Cokesbury and returned
> yesterday.
I Mr. and Mrs. J. A. R?ese, of Bowersville,
[ Ga., have been nere on a visit to their sister
aud brother Mr. aud Mrs. H. D. Reese. Tbey
returned home yesterday.
Messrs. Geo. Penny, Samuel Carter, Gordon
White, J. E. Buchanan tiud W. D. Burksdale
have organized a Tennis Court lu the yard of
Hon. F. B. Gary.
I Mrs. 8. A. Glover, of Troy, Is visiting her
cousin Mrs, C. I). Brown.
Our townsman, Mr. \V. T. Branch has just
received the sad news of the death ol his
aunt Mrs. Olive (Branch) Maynard, of Castleton,
Vt.. who died ?t the honored age of 92
years. She was a member ol the Congregational
Church, and was a most exemplary
Christian. She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Hunu
Ing. and a son Hon. M. H. Maynard together
with a host of friends u> mourn her departure.
Her remuins will be taken to Castle ton
and the funeral will be held in the Congregational
Church, Mrs. Maynard was ibe last
surviving auut of Mr. Branch, who lias the
i sympathies of many frieuds.
| Mr. R. W. Cannon has Just received the sad
& intelllgenceof tue death of his sister-in-law.
R Mrs. Lily Davis, of Knoxvllle, Tenn., who
S died last Friday leaving an Infant of a few
\ days, also a fond mother and bereaved hus\
\ Mr. T. W. Coogler spent last Sunday In Ab\
beville. It Is burd for Abbeville boys to stay
I nvcftv
Mr. O. L. Cloud has been appointed as cblel
V engineer of the G., C. * N. It. It.. ?uil has his
ofiloe in Atlanta. This Is quite coiuDllment?iy
to blin aud many Abbeville lriendu rejoice
at bis success.
Old Abbeville in now In her beauty and
with her beautiful flower gardens, handsome
residences, splendid public buildings aud tine
sbude trees Is undoubtedly the prettiest upcountry
town In the State. It Is a charming
place to spend the summer, as her climate Is
salubrious, and water excellent. The health
of the community was never better thau at
Refreshing showers have fallen, making
tb? earth yield her increas, and the heart ol
man to rejoice.
Farmers report fln6 stands of cotton, corn
looking fine, and the grain crop soou ready
for harvest. M.
The Methodist Workers In the Good
Work to Meet at Nlnety-8ix.
The Abbeville County Sunday School Conference
of the Methodist Episcopal Church
South, wtll be held lu the Methodist Church
at Ninety-Six, S. C., on Wednesday and
Thursday, the 25th and 26th of May, 1892.
The Conference Is composed of Ministers,
Superintendents of Sunday Schools and one
delegate for every fifty members enrolled In
each school within the county.
Pastors and Superintendents will please
have delegates selected at once and report the
names of all who will uttend the Conference
from each school to H. T. Fuller, Ninety-Six,
S. C. If attendance Ik to be by private conveyance,
mate fact to Brother Fuiler.
Wednesday, May 25th, Morning Session?10
a. m., Devotional Exercises. 10.30 a. m., Organization.
Reports from sohools.
Afternoon Session?8 p. m., Reports from
Bchools concluded. Thanksgiving service.
Night Session?Object teaching.
Thursday, May 26th, Morning Session?9 a.
m? Devotional Exercises. 9 30 a. rn., What
reading matter is provided for our you;?g
people? 11 a. m., How can we improve our
Sunday Schools?
Afternoon Session?3 p. ra., Epworth
? League.
Night Session?8.30 p. m., Encouragement
to Sunday School workers.
Brethren let us make the Conference a cuecess.
J. Fuller Lyon,
J. Y. Jones, President.
All the latest novelties in millinery at W
E. Bell.
' .r '? " /- / v' ';
Valnable Sustentions as to n Most
Important Indniitry?Golden Feet
of tbe Sheep?A Most Interesting;
Letter Froin Col. James H. Rice.
Editor Pressnnd Banner:
You are a farmeranda stocky farmer. I will
noi can you n nusonuuuiau, uruiuac juu ur
text puns, nod this equivocal word may
make a bachelor tremble. But you are certainly
deeply Interested in agriculture, as
your paper has long shown, and I remember
a year ago agriculture took a large interest in
you and your paper.
I spent the afternoon of April lf>th with our
friend, Eldred S. Addison, walking and riding
over bis magnificent farm. It is three miles
from Ninety-Six, in Edgefield ounty, lying
on Beaver Dam and Ninety-Six creeks, in the
heart of the famous Cambridge lsnds?the
most fertile uplands in theState. The plantation
contains 800 acres, is beautiful for situation,
abundantly watered, thoroughly fenced
with wire nud plank and bbows everywhere
the band of a master. I have no time for detail,
and besides, the owner is a modest man
who stays at home and successfully handles
and drives his own business. I am Intent to
tell you and your readers about his sheep and
Incidentally other things.
Mr. Addison carried 130 sheep through the
winter. March 24th he sold to an Augusta
butcher 6 wethers and 14 lambs, averaging 60
pounds, for 6 cents gross. He has now 77
lambs, very many of which will weigh 80
pounds, and probably none as low as 50.
They are all ready for the table and I really
believe would compare favorably with an
equal number from any farm In the Union.
They would create a furore in Fulton Market,
and tempt the most fastidious palate In any
i?..j uu mill iroim cnmo nf Hip flnpst, fnr his
iauu? iic mil avvp "v.mv w. ... - ? ? ....
own use?table and flock. Will Bell many for
fancy prices to men who desire to Improve
tbelr flock', and the balance go to tbe butcher.
But lor this be could market, every lamb
to-day for $3 per head for tbe table.
I am racing the Important question, does
sheep farming pay here In our county? Mr.
Adulson thinks It does, and presents the
proof. Some years ago he bought this place
badly run down from cotton culture and unwise
Ullage and grazing. He has at leastdoubled
its value, and although he has a reputation
for flue horses, keeps a large herd of cattle
and many hogs, and has sold pure red oats
throughout theutate.be believes tbe prime
factor in this development is the sheep.
First, his present nock are penned nightly,
and with them alone, be annually makes
very rich eight acresof land, inovlDg his pens
about every ten days. The money value of
tbis land cannot be estimated. Every farmer
knows what a cow pen means, and sheep
droppings are richer than cows. It means
heavy crops of barley, which can only be
made to perfection on penned land, oats, rye,
clover and turnips, ana is good for a life time,
if properly graded and tilled.
His sbeep are large and heavy wooled, as
you can Judge from the crosses named. He
begun wltti tirade Meriuos and Cotswold ewes
breeding them to the best Broad Tailed rams
be could buy in the country. They combine
size, wool and mutton flavor to perfection.
His flock of old sheep will probably shear six
pounds per bead. Tbey are large, very fat
ar>d having constantly cleaned his pastures
bis wool will command the highest prices.
Sheep give annually three returns when
properly uinuo^cu?nuui, uiuvwu, muuo curlcbed.
They are close feeders, destroy noxious
weeds aud give us tbe only cbauce to redeem
the bald red hills of our splendid ooun
ty, gutted by a century of cotton culture, and
scalded by blazing suns on lands without covering.
We need sheep on every farm. We i
covered thousands once and now bave pens,
and these left to the tender mercies of weather
and dogs. Not the darkey, for be does not
love mutton?bis affections are centered on
the pig. 1
It is very remarkable that the only book on
sbeep husbandry In the South, and particularly
In South Carolina, was written by Mr.
Randall, a famous sheep farmer from New
York. Visiting Gov. Alston, bte waa so Ira- i
pressed with the superiority of our soli, climate
and natural range for sheep tbat he <
published a book which will be a revelation 1
lo every reader. I can only say that he declares
that a line iroin Georgetown to Memphis
is the diameter of tbe finest sbeep range
in the world? Mnerlca, Europe or Asia.
Bead It. This industry is peculiarly suited
lo white people. From tbe birth of tbe sbeep 1
to bis death he ueeds such constant care as '
only a white man can and will give. The
lambing, the watching In pasture, the careful <
tending and penning, the shearing, tbe fine 1
art of butchering, ana l snail never omit uie
cooking and eatlngof them, in emphatically a
privilege and duty of the white race. It la
easily llrst of meals for health or pleasure in
h hot clltnate. Roasted, boiled, chops most
savory and barbecued, Mr Wilson, Is a dish
for the gods. But I am not writing a treatise
on gastronomy, though tbe contemplation
even Is most delightful.
I believe sheep have golden feet. It is so
written and sung in old England for a hundred
years, and they have aided largely to
make her garment of green which catches
every visitor's eye.
I have, sir, written thus earnestly because I
believe sheep should be on every jarm In our
county, and I take tbe liberty to append to
this article a statement of estimates showing
profits on Mr. Addison's flock. I spent happy
and profitable years In its pursuit, and if I
can say anytblng to draw our people Into
this most pleasant and profitable channel I
shall rejoice. , ?
Mr. Audisoa runs on many lines. He does
not put all his eggs in one basket, but be and
I would be pleased to know that many ol
them la the shape of sheep were In the baskets
of every farmer. Serve aotlceonCol.
Watt's, the veteran sheep maD, and you and
he come to see me. I will carry yon without
notice to Mr. Addison's farm, and you will be
pleased and maybe Instructed. Please add
tbe table of Dr. Cr., showing profits, and
obllce. Very truly, J. H. Rice.
? (
130 sheep at 81 per head 8530 00 dr.
Interest on $520 at 10 per cent 8 92 00 t
Feeding;, (hay, seed and little grain), 50 00
Attention, (Including shearing) 30 00 r
Total 8132 00 j
91 lambs, S3 per head $273 00
8 acres barley on penued land (expenses
off), not Including pasture.... MXi 00
Rye lots (expenses off) 50 00
7SO pounds wool, (estimated, of course),
a) cents 156 00
Total 8019 00
Less interest and costs 132 00
Profit's 8487 00
Value of old flock (same) still on hand.. 520 00
Add eight acres of penned land for year, ,
and ibat Mr. Addison has not lost one sueep '
from disease or dogs during the year. More ,
Important, has not lost one sheep In ten
years by dogs. '
Who can give us the per oent on this Investment?
Official Notice of an Important <
Change In tbe Rnnnlng of the
Charlotte, N. C., May 9, 1892.
To hII Agents C. and D. Dlv. :
For your information, and to enable you to
give intelligent Information to the travelling
public, I beg to adviBe you there will be a
change of schedule on your Division taking
ettect Sunday, May 15th, by which passenger
trains 11 and 12 will be operated every day In
tbe week. Including Sunday.
Schedule of these trains will be so arranged
that train will run solid between Columblu
and Wa'ihalla, making connection ?t Helton
with an accommodation train which will run
daily between Auaerson una ureenvjue via
Bel ton.
Train No. 11 will make close connection at
Seneca with A. and C. main line train No. 11
Tor all points South, through Atlanta and
reached by our Georgia Pacific Division.
Train No. 12 will make close connection at
Seneca with main line No. 12, from Atlanta
and all points South, and will leave Seneca
every day, Sundays Included, at 12.1(1 p. m.
Train No. 12 will arrive In Columbia 0.05 p.
m., making connection for Charleston with
the South Carolina Railroad, and 1 presume
the Atlantic Coast Line will also change Its
schedule so as to make connection by that
line for Charleston and points between Columbia
and Charleston. This train will also
connect with the South Bound Itallroad train
for Savunnah.
Train No. 11, leaving Columbia at 11.20 a. m.,
'will carry the Ashevllie train as far as Alston,
and train No. 13, between Alston nnd
Spartanburg, will reach Spartanburg at 3.05 p.
m., making connection with A. and C. Air
Line trains 11 and 12, also with Vestlbuled
train No. 38, Northbound.
Passengers for Ashevllie will leave Spartanburg
at a 10 p. m. and arrive at Ashevllie at
6.25 p. m., making connection with malu line
train No. 11, on the W. N. C. Division, for Hot
Springs, Morristown and Kuoxville, also connecting
at ABbevllle with accommodation
train for Waynesvllle and all points between
Ashevllie and Waynesvllle on Murphy
I also beg to advise that through Pullman
Purlor Car will be operated from Augusta via
Columbia, Alston and Spartanburg, to Ashevllie
dally, in each direction.
All trains on A. uud C. Division will be supplied
with Pulimau Cars in each direction.
W. A. Turk, A. U. P. A.
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JUS. U. MUJ l UJ, U. X . /V.
Call at D. C. DuPre's for any of the works
of J. Eston Cook at 50 cents, paper binding,
sury of Eagles Nest.
Hilt to Hilt.
Hammer and Rapier.
Out of tbe Foam.
At Haddons, you will see some rich novel
Lies in wash dress goods.
Word In Reply, to (he Columbia Rei
inter, in Wbleh 1h utvcn Nome Rei
houn Why this Newspaper. Doc
not Support Governor TIUrban.
Editor Wilson, of the Abbeville Press aD
liauner, IB a just ana itur-uimueu maii,i
whs evidenced by the Impartial report of b
County meeting, and the frank confesslo
tbat Tillman's strength over the State had li
creased rather than diminished. We war
Brother Wilson to come over on the side <
the people In tbls fight, and we believe b
will do so. He is too good and true a man 1
lend bis talent and influence to further th
spleen and resentment of a hopeless ractloi
whose patriotism on ly extends to the limit <
defeating the man who led the people to vii
tory in 1890, and an lusatiate thirst for offlci
No earthly power can defeat Tillman's r<
election, for, as tbe Press and Banner cot
fes8eM, he is the undoubted choice of the pe<
pie. Majority rule is the fundamental princ
pel of Democracy, and it now becomes hi
duly to yield personal preference on th
shrine of unity and harmony, and hel
cement our party and draw all factions U
gether. It will be a noble and praiseworth
act on the part of Editor Wilson, and w
know him to be a man with the honesty am
courage to take such a step wheu duty am
his party commands ?Columbia Register.
In so lar as our brother speaks of our itr
partial report of the meeting atAbbevlll
last Saleday, we thank btm.
He correctly estimates us when he seems t
think that we desire to be fair and honest. A
far as this editor knows himself be has n
otber guide or ambition than to do tbe rlgbi
But we confess to a degree of mortificatloi
when the editor of tbe Register assumes t
think that we could be induced to suppoi
Mr. Tillman. Our inborn Dature would no
auow us u> uo so, aim u wo viumn-u our uui
victlons we would sacrifice our own persona
sell-respect. Mr. Tillman's followers woul
lose respect for us if we Joined In this unbol;
orusade against the decency and respectabi;
ity of South Carolina, and supported his ad
ministration in the unjust, unfair and it
Iqultous effort to extort from the banks an
the railroads more than their Just proportioi
of the burdens of the Goverment. \ve fe
that the most violent or most Intolerant sup
porters of Mr. Tillman's administration re
gard this editor with at least some degree c
respect for honesty of purpose, and because c
their good opinion we would not, if for n
other reason, Join in and give our encourage
ment to an administration when doing wha
the more intelligent of their number know V
be morally wron<. We flatter ourselves li
thinking that Mr. Tillman's supporters ii
this county think better of us than to bellev
we would do what we know to be unjust.
Wo excuse tbe editor of the Register for hi
suggestion, because bo does not Know us. an<
for the further reason, that the methods o
warfare which have been practiced upon
Governor Tillman have been so dlstateful t<
us, that we have refused to Join in dolni
what we believed to be unfair. While belni
ourself a pronounced "ami," yet we have ai
times felt like protesting against,the manner
and methods of our own, wing or the Detnc
cratic party in Its treatment ot Mr. Tillman
We have sometimes lelt like remonstralini
with our friends for covering up whatseeme*
to us the Governor's best Intentions by hi
errors or doubtful acts of proceedure.
As a matter of fact, we believe Governoi
Tillman is honest. We believe that be is i
man of ability, and we believe in his offlcla
correspondence he has done himself and tb
State credit.
But, in spite of all this, we cannot suppor
Governor Tlllmau in the primary election
and we presume it would not be amiss l<
state some of our reasons for not supportiuj
him :
First?He seems not to aspire to be Gover
nor of tbe whole people, but rather to use hi
omciai position to irriuiie ana aggravate
those who are not his supporters. As one ev
ldence of this fact see article copied from tbi
Florence Messenger.
Second?As Governor be should not seek U
array one class against another, but shoulc
strive to bring harmony among tbe peopU
over whose Interests he presides. He Is. to<
dictatorial in bis own office, and presumei
loo near to hu assumption ol the powers o
the Judiciary, while attempting, for spltefu
reasons, to bring tbe Judges into public con
Third?The Governor, like the President, ii
at tbe head of society in bis sphere, and. be
cause of this (act, he should observe the com
mon uud well established laws of polite so
clety. F6r Instance: When he is approach
ed by any citizen, either socially or officially
he should not, as Governor, give vent to pas
<lon or fire a volley ot Ill-mannered oaths a
Ills petitioner. Tbe humblest citizen, as wel
as tbe highest, Is entitled to a respectful hear
ing, and tbe Governor's proper regard for hit
jvrn position should restrain him from
soarce profanity lu the presence of thoBe whc
come in respect, or It may be In humility.
Fourth?The Governor's utter and absolute
disregard for the religious feelings of his peo
pie is evideuced in his using profane
language when speaking to a mixed audience
!>f ladies and gentlemen. The ruler of a
Christian people should respect their religious
convictions. A disregard of thlnge
which any people hold sacred Is violative of
;ood manners and renders such person unit
f<* their ruler.
Fifth?Governor Tillman's Influence in pronoting
profanity and In lowering tbe standard
of morals among the people has been so
zreat that it may be said that the combined
jflbrts of all the preachers Id Ihe land will be
sufficient to correct bis evil influence In
,be next five years.
Sixth?No man who corrupts the manners
)f the people, and encourages open profunlty,
ind a general disregard of sacred things,
:omes up to our Ideal of a proper Governor of
i Christian people, and therefore we cannot
lupport him.
Seventh?The Governor of a great State
ihould not fly into a passion, and utter dlu espectful
language In reference to those cLtl;ens
who are opposed to him. When he goes
>n the stump, he does so In a double capacity
-as Governor and as candidate for re-election
-and he should not Insult any class of peoDie,
with the idea of thereby appealing to
he prejudice of another class.
Eighth?We cannot support the present adnlnlstratlon,
because of Its unequal, unjust
ind malicious execution or the tax laws. No
)olltlcian ever bad a better motto than
equal rights to all and special privileges to
lone." We endorse thatsetlment unreservedy.
But we deprecate the uufalmess, the malctousness
and the extortion which has been
^radioed under that banner. We have good
eason to believe that Governor Tillman reurns
ills own Individual property for taxation
at from thirty to fifty per cent, of Its real
/alue. For this act we have nothing to
iharge against him. The return is as gooa as
:hat of thousands of others?including posilbly
our own. But the moral wrong, and the
ipproach to a disreputable act on the part ol
:hl8 Government lies in the fact that the ofleers
under Governor Tillman's administration
are trying to use their official power to
issess the corporations,?If not at more than
Lhe actual worth of their property, certainly
it a rate greatly in excess of that at which
Lhe property of private citizens is returned,
nciudlng the Governor himself. With our
present convictions, highway robbery is just
is honorable as the using of official power tc
sxtort unjust taxation from one class of citizens,
while allowing another class to dodge.
Believing that the machinery of the law has
been used to oppress corporations, while the
officers themselves have dodged a fair taxalion,
we would lose our claim to a decent in
tegrlty, and would ourself be a party to the
act, if we supported the perpetrators of the
crime. How any man acquainted with the
facts and claiming ooinmon honesty, can en
dorse this official war of extermination
against the corporations is more than we can
understand. We believe in "equal rights tc
all and special privileges to none," and wll
forever protest against any act which has the
tendency to confiscate one man's property
while allowing another to escape a just pro
portion of the burdens of the Government.
Ninth?We have not forgiven this adminis
tration for the calamity which it has Indictee
on this people in the establishment of Clem
son College. We had no sufficient need foi
that College, and It will be for all time t(
come, u heavy burden 011 the people, wlthoul
giving in return a Jalr equivalent. We hat
enough colleges already. Although the col
lege is not open, is there not to-day 1
corps of professors In the pay of the Govern
ment? If so, why is Itso?
Whatever political differences maj
arise between us we shall not on oui
part, allow any feeling to enter. We are no
convinced that there is enough In this cam
palgn to bring abont excitement or aliena
tiou between neighbors. This State has hat
some pretty roueh experiences In the past
and it can likely stand whatever Is In ston
for It in the future. The candidates are botl
Edgefield men, and they are both men o
ability, but Id fact neither has much powe:
lor official good or official evil.
Personally, it matters little to us who draw
the salary and issues the pardons to the peril
tentiary crowd.
But as between Tillman and Sheppard, w<
will vote for Sheppard In the primary, ant
will cast our ballot in November for the nom
We think Sheppard would be more llkel:
to favor "equal rltrhts to all and special prlv
ileges to none." For this reason, we suppor
Wo offer 125 barrels of flour at 84 a barrel
This Is a great bargain. Call and try It. W
Joel Smith & Sous.
125 barrels of Hour at 2i a barrel. This Is i
great otter. Call at once and supply yourself
W. Joel Smith <fe Sons.
Call on Smith <? Sons for the best & bnrre
of flour you have seen In many r day. Thej
have only one hundred and twenty-five bar
ref* to offer at this price.
"Red Rose Fancy" flour at $1 is a bargain
Ouly found at Smith & Sons.
Go, or send, to Haddon's for ulipp ers, Ox
ford ties all numbers.
For fine foot wear, go, or send to Haddon's
Special attention Is called to Haddon'i
glove stock. Mitts from 10 cents up, Glovei
10 cents up.
100 bushels fresh cow peas Just received a
Rosenberg & Co.
W. isiySi&jiSKiiLcisW;-: J J.
I "
s| Dollars
i Dry Goods Slaughtered, CI
j DRY (
j More Laces and E:
LADIES?Please see our
? Wash Goods.
Sucb a9 Persian Mulls, French Ginghams, Mady
das Baliste Cloths, Pineapple tisssues, Outings
|l of all kinds, styles correct and prices bottom.
TaWe Linens aid Honse ForaisMnes.
Doilies, Turkey red Damask, Bleacho
ed and Unbleached Damask at all prices.
I Blguhiog and Domestic Gioghaa.
Ask to see our Bleaching clear of dressing at
f 5 cts. per yard.
0 Fruit of loom 8 1-2 cts. per yard.
e 4-4 Bleached goods 7 1-2 per yard, 10 cts.-value.
8 4-4 Pride of West Bleaching 10cts. per yard.
'* 10-4 Sheetings at all prices.
1 A great line of Gingham at G 1-4 cts. per yard
t worth 10 cts.
French Zepliorine at 8 1-2 cts. worth 12 cts.
j Satin Stripe and Plaid Gingham 10 cts.
worth 15 cts.
s The above goods are moving rapidly, so come
? quick.
; Notions Small Wares, JSts.
J Combs, Brushes, Needles, Pins and all small
r wares at just half the price you pay elsewhere.
:all kinds, come t
Originators and Leaders c
With a LARE and well Sele
The demand of this market can be supplied.
Headquarters for fine CIGARS and TOBACCO. Orders by J
ed to. Prescriptions carefully compounded at ali hours.
You are respectfully invited to call.
P. B. 8F
Machinery and i
Bridge Bolts, all Sizes '<
[ Made to order at PRICES to suit tbe times. Now Is the tl
j Engines and HIachiner
Don't wait until you need It and be behind time.
I , S. F. S
April 27, 1892. Gre
! Sheriff's Sale, -r^r-rj
Lamar, Rankin & Lamar et. al., against T. -i_^l JLI
C. Perrln.?Executions.
- -L' to me directed. In the above staled case,
r I will sell to the highest bidder, at Public
> Auction, within the legal hours of s*le. at Ah- 11/1 I I
t bevlllo Court House on MONDAY, the (ith iiVLXM
1 day of JUNE. A. D. 1S92. nil the right, title
and I merest of T. C. Perrln, In the following
i described property, to wit: That lot In the
town of Abbeville Known as uiu avuuciuj
Lot, containing ONE (1) ACRE, mor# or less,
f bounded by Main street, Wardlaw street, and -tv-!?f~~7
r lands of Mrs. S. M. W.Smith, B. 8. Barnwell 1?4
t and others. _J_ ^1 1 '
Levied on and to be sold as the property of
T. C. Perrln to satls-fy the aforesaid execu1
tlons and costs.
. TERMS-Cash. W.D.MANX, I Ima
a Sheriff Abbeville County. MM Wm
1 May 10, 18U2, -It. * v
r '
The Stock of
; JEWELRY, ,,"lfe
t ___ ^
J. I. DUUKLI I, Arrivirij
Is now offered at COST at the store of
D. 0. DuPRE,
Administrator, p*v desi^ni
l Aprl I 20,1892,4t. ?Xw Dress
wear, coming
School Claims! tt,
- .ALL School Claims dated prior to the first
November (1SK1) will be paid by the County A ,, ?() ,fi0<
Treasurer ou presentation. Aprj , j.
E. Cowan. ?
3 April 21st. School Com., A. C.
s Call and get
are all gone.
t Examine our cow peas for planting purposes
before buying elsewhere. P. Roaenbere we can supj
& Co. eariy. i. ?os
. ' - '
Saved tr
Tru rlinn
J. i tbuiiis
.ose Cash Buyers Can Save Mod
mbroideries than ever Before ?
Great Display of White Goi
We show both the celebrated R. & G.
and Thompson's Glove Fitting.
Ask to see our 50 cts. -Corset.
Place your money where it will do the
most good.
Come and see our Stock of
Woolen Dress Goods.
Anything you want from a peice of Wool
Worsted at 10 cts. per yard up to the New French
Black Dress Goods.
We have the most complete and cheapest
Stock of Black Goods ever shown here.
40 In Wool Henrietta 25 cts. yard.
46 In all Wool Henrietta 50 cts. yard.
We have a regular Shoe Store, take a glance
at our Shoe Bargains. We are able to sell cheap
and we do.
Our line of Men's and LadiA' Fine Shoes
cannot be touched.
Georgia home made Shoes lead everything in
Staple Shoes for wear, aud the prices low.
?WTiftn von want
o see yours truly,
>f Low Prices.
scted Stock of Vy 11 I I
STSBor HaVe N(
Manor band promptly attend* ' A M AM A I
?EED. U (511 (Jl (11
Supplies, ISPRII
4 ND are prepared to su
riNG. ?
jnd Lengths, fyMEATI
me to have your
Are offered such as are alv
y Repaired, tentiou is called to the gre
tephens, Slaugfhte
?nwood, s. C. jg now being made.
cents per yard, many of tt
This is an opportunity
Come at Onci
mi, M.:n .M/MI/V
T T^TTPTJ V Particular attention is call
W Our assortment in this
Cashmeres, Serges, Allwoc
Lawns, &c.
ss Goods. We have a
______ G<1
India Linens, Bulgaria Lt
in Hobs, Sills, Laces
The best assortment <
id Trimmings g00ds are becoming more *
rv They are
2 Almost Daily.
And suitable for dresses an
A lurge stock of Prints, Gi
mtlnue to show all the leading ^ . ?
s in SPRING HATS as they (JUr IStOCK Ol t
Ing the season.
Goods, suitable for Summer T7-.-. *% *%-i?!-? ?v?r* t
In every week at X1 UrUlSJHIlg (
All we ask is a call a
>. be suited.
what peas you need before they \i\I || j
P. Rosenberg a Co. yf yf j^jlj
>ly you with peas If you will call
en berg & Co.
- r >. - .. - I
J WitVi ITol
j IIJLU11 UO. jf
iey by Going Through Our 1
Shown in Abbeville.
ods and Note the PRICES. |||
Gents Ptunishinff Goods M
New line Neck Wear, Collars and G'uflfe.
Ladies' and Men's underwear of all kinds
and at any price you can name. ; j,||
By the Way, ourRibbon |1|
Stock. ' ||H
We have a few things in Fancy Ribbons that |||
we are moving off, and below cost.
Mens' Straw and $m
1 Fur Hats.
New styles just in.
Do not Forget Our :|?|
Grocery Stock. Jlj
All Fresh New Goods and Solid Cars come in
every week, direct from first hands.
to buy Ciroods 01 ||
St. Co.
e Brothers
7 a Complete Stock of |f|
i Merchandise,
pply the wants of Customers in all lines of GOODS.
vays to be had when times are hard. Special at- ^
>r of Dress Goods .jf
A large line of Dress Goods is now offered at 10
le fabrics having been sold at 25 cents heretofore.
rarely offered to get cheap goods.
3, They are Going very Fast.
at the price when the present supply is exhausted.
ed to our stock of
line was never more attractive. Call and see our '
>1 and Silk Warps, Henriettas, Black Satines, Black
Full Line of WHITE! f|
ODS Such as
iwns, Persian Lawns, Plain and Plaid, Nainsooks,
: Lawns, Dotted Swisses and an endless variety of
urg Trimmings.
of Percales ever shown in this market. These
ind more pupular every seasou.
in Handsome Styles,
id waists. The cloths are stout and colors fast.
ughams, Challies and Outings.
. Mm
leady-Made Clothing, Gent's
3-oods and Hats was Never
nd a look. Come at once and you are sure to
Lte Brothers, i

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