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The Abbeville Press and Banner.! BY HUGH WILSON. ABBEVILLE, S. C., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 1892. ~~ ESTABLISHED 1844 I ? _? , = , m FROM TROY'S POLPIT. * - IN MEMORY OF A MEMBER OF THAT CHURCH. Norinoii delivered at Troy. S. June 12, IH?2. by Rev. T. W. Sloan. Reported by one of the members. "IUit when that which Is perfect Is come, then that which Is in pin t shall be (tone away. "When I was a child, I spake as a chilli, I understood ;?s a child, I thought sis a child: j but when I became a man, I put awav childish things. ( "For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then laee to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also i am kuiiwu. ?i v,ur. ? >; lo-i-. The church triumphant will bp a vast improvement on ilie church militant, in other words, the saints In heaven will be in an inliultely better condition than the saints on earth. Anil around those great blessings that will i glorify ttie life to come and make heaven more enjoyable will be this?the increased knowledge that the saints shall have there, i Tills, 1 take it, is the great central thought i that I'aul teachcs 111 our text, "15ut when that , which is perfect is come, then that which is m j part shall be done away." The whole context shows that the word perfect in this verse has ( special reference to perfection in knowledge. ; Now the apostle Illustrates the thought by | two figures found in the iwo following veises. On earth we are ignorant. In heaven wc < shall know. i There is a little child. He is Just learning to talk well, He cau not understand a great < deal you say. He can not think out the rea- < sons for anything scarcely that he sees or | iienrs. I Leading him by the hand is tho parent who | through the training of long years of diligent i study of men and books and naiure, cau uuderstand, in some measure, the profound j things of science and law, cau weigh the plan ets and measure their distances, can read the j lessons written on the rocks by the finger of God. can write his thoughts and speak them t to the delight ot a' listening world. What a * vast ditierence between I he knowledge 01 mat t little child and that of the father. Hut the fa- \ ther was once ati Ignorant child also. Now ( l'aul uses this figure. Id this world lie says t we are as children, speaking as children, un- <. derstanding as children, thinking ascliildreu, t but In the better world to come we shall put i oil these llmitationsof childhood and become f men In knowledge, speak lux as meu, under- t standing us men and thinking as men. There t we shall see how vastly different Is heavenly j knowledge from earthly, "when that which ls| i perfect is come, that which is in part bhall be > done away." \j But Paul uses another figure to teach the satue lesson. Not until about the fourth cen- > tury alter Christ came do we liud any evi- t deuce that glass windows were used in ^ houses. History says that there were win- j dows made of transparent substances. Some-1 c times the ancients used thin plates of horn or \ some transparent stone or thin curtains were t hung over the windows through which they v could see hut very dimly. Objects seen t through such mediums would appear so very | indistinct that one could not tell what they were at all scarcely. Now, do you not see t he |c beauty of theapostle's illustration ? Can j ou j not apply it before I do? Paul had seen those j ( rude windows of the ancients and knew how imperfect the vision was through them. And t so, when thinking about the great Ignorance of man in this world, he said it was like look- t ing through a glass darkly liut he says that t In the world of light to come t tie darkest glass t will be removed. ?nd we shall see face to face ?clearly, distinctly, with nothing to dim the i vision. 'Wow I know in purt; but then shall s 1 know even as also I am known." J \ There is an infinite difference between |( Paul's now and then. e The bible Is so true to nature. It doesn't de- <> scribe an imaginary state. The deepest feel-| t ings of the human soul, the most varied expt-11 rlences that brighten or cloud our lives are de- i scribed by its wonderful words. 11 Often it simply makes us stop and think as e it brings us to the consciousness of things al-1 r ready known. s Ik there nor suggestion in these wordsof my n text ? May the Lord help us to tind edifica a tion aud consolation In tliese divine lessons i to-day. As I suited before I see these great t truths aunouticed In the passage before us? tlie ignorance of man here and the illutnina- t lion pledged beyond the grave. \ I. Human ignorance! Have you have been \ impressed, my brethren, with ill is thought e many times?how great nre the limitations of 'j nil knowledge in this world? You have e many a time heard of the dying confession of i that great scholar, but Sir Irauc Newton ex- t pressed a profound truth when lie said, "I do t not know what I may appear t<? the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a v boy playing on the seashore, and diverting s myself iu now-and then tiDding a smoother a pebbleora prettier shell than ordinary, while e the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered I before me." And the most learned to-day t might report this testimony. Man knows f comparatively nothing. c The geologist scratches the surface of the t earth with spade and crow bur and lifts up just enough of the mysterious covering to make hiro wonder what lies deeper down. Another catches a "llmnse of the unex ptored fields that Me under the mkroscope. The more powerful telescopes show us how much the heavens contaiu that Is beyond the range of the veiled vision, and give lis a hint i of how much there is that we eau never know here. You have stood at the base of the mountain and tried lo see the distant summit. 15ul the clouds wuuld not allow you to see hall way up. We uet only u partial view of any thing here. Show me the simplest pebble and 1 can show you mystery, we treud upon an earth thai we know not. We breathe an atmosphere that is full of wonders. The >-ky that arches over our heads Is a [ great treasure house, in which are stored away the unconceiveu works of Gotl. Even ' our own bodies are the chambers in which are s hidden secrets. We only see bare '"acts around us. Few of them can auy one explaio. And the greatest fool of ail Is the man 1 who sees not mystery everywhere. As far as the world of nature is concerned, we see * t.lnough a glass darkly. We know only in ( part. We look only on the surface. We see a t very small segment of the great elrc:e 01 ? truth. i 15ut my purpose to-day was to speak espe- t cially ot tnu limitations oi our knowledge ] with respect to the providence of God. i The strangest book 1 ever read is the un- | written book, which Is opened every day i utoutid uk in these lives of ours. The Lord i nearly always does just, what we do not ex- i pect him to do. ills providence* are so often | surprises to us. When he does that which we j expect him to do, lie sometimes does it in a manner that amazes us. The old poet was | right when he said <;?>d "moves in a mysteri- i oiik way. 1 he I salmUt tiraiidly puts it i litis. < "Thy way Is ill the sea, mid thy path in Hit* i great waters. and thy footsteps are not ] known." Kvery devout heart exclaims. as he aees the ways of the A Imiuliiy, "I would seek unto God and unto God would 1 coin mil my i cause; which doeth great things and uu- i searchable, marvelous things without number." When we remember the words ol Solomon, "It Is the glory of God to conceal a | tiling." we ii'-ed not he surprised al his "unsearchable Judgments'' and his ways tliut are I "past liudltig out." Hut brethren, 1 don't think wo need the liihle to tell u.s these thing*, for oh. how often in these lives of ours do wv stand appalled tind speechless before his acts, ills strange i ?et>i! And when the impatient voice asks for 6iu explanation tiie only answer tliat comes troui behind tile cloud is this, "Be still and , Know that 1 am God." Surely the providences of God ure past finding out. We know them, tf at all, only In part. We see through a glass darkly. Thousands have died of starvation on the plains of Russia. The God who sends tlie early and the latter rain and hears the crying ravens, did not hear Ills own children when they cried for bread. And the people, whom his own hand created, have many of them, suffered and died from bunger. While on the other baud many who are }iIM M?> nilliui ('? 1 11.1 1111. IIIl Il)f 1 lUIUlf IVIISsians have bread enough anil to spare; and out of their abundance, are wasting enough every day to Iced those perishing thousands Jill a harvest is gathered. ,i passu! through Johnstown after the great di?wster. 1 saw some of the ruins made by llie (nighty Ilood which swept so many into (tie eternal woiid on that awl'ul night when tiie wnt?rs rushed down the valley upon the city that was sleeping so peacefully on the quiet plain. It was not by chance. That word i? unknown in the vocabulary of heaven. That fearful calamity was by the will ol Jiiin who holds all the waters in ills hands. ; reail the lesson as a providence of (jod. Hut i need not specify. Vour knowledge of history suggests other sore calamities that have tvetallen communities and cities and nations. Can you explain them? Do you fully comprehend the motive of God in dealing so fciransely with his creatures? You can recall also the wonderful history of lhe church. You know how his own chosen disciples through ull the centuries have been the objects of the world's hate and ridicule. Tney have met the terrors of persecution and martyrdom for Jesus'sake. The Master has jtilowed none to sutler so sorely In this world those who have trusted in him. Hut, brethren, let us now comedown to ilie individual life, liow does God deal with us in ihls community ? You need not go to some distant plaeeln this landtor across the seas to find strange providences. We guess at the lessons they contain for us; but knowing only in part, seeing through a glass darkly now, tre fall to read their full significance. Why i just think of what. God is doing. It seems strange indeed Unit the gracious Father should make that poor soul sutler for weeks and months and years upon that sick bed when the meridian ot life has not yet heen reached, and when these helpless days might be spent in Christian activity. It seems strange that He should make that aged saint, who long has seemed so ripe lor heaven, lie there through weary years with eyes dim or vision gone, or with limhs weakened with disease and decrepitude. You have seen many an aged disciple compelled thus to linger in this poor world in sight of the promised land long before they were permitted to cross the river. And then on the other hand we have sometimes seen this st ran tie providence. The father. when wife and little ones were entirely dependent upon him for food and raiment, lias suddenly been smitten down in the midst nf his days, in the vigor of strong manhood, and a needy family led to the desolation of a life of loneliness and hardship and sutl'ering. And sometimes when the mother's presence and prayers in the household seem most needful. when nil think that she can not be spared nt all. then it Is the Master calls, long before l he three score yei\rs and ten are done and the bereaved ones sit around tlie vacant enair with hearts turn and bleeding, speechless In the agou.v of their greatest loss?a wife and mother. And then yon have seen the son or daughter, the pride and delight of the parents, it may b? just ready to graduate In college, fall Kail upon the threshold of a life that promised so well. Many ol you kcow what it means to sit by in empty cradle. Hod dropped the rose for a little wlille into your home, and then took it back and up to heaveD. Hut I might consume the whole hour in recounting such providences as these. Hut it Is useless to speak farther thus II. Now I wish to say a word for our encouragement. Brethren, study these doings >f the Almighty that you understand only In part. In the light of such passages as this, "All .hi tigs work together for good to tliein that ove God." "All things." I think that ernjrnces things which even seem against you. in your perplexity remember also that it is i Father that acts so strangely towards you, Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him." Then friends, when you are affected by ,hese providences that you can't half understand, remember Him whose you are. He teats you thus, not because he hates you but jecause he loves you; not because he wants ;o please you now, but because he wants to ileus you. Your soul sometimes needs thedis:i pi In e of this kind of treatment. God knows hat a baptism of tears or a p>'sslug through he fires of affliction is the best thing for his jeople sometimes. There Is many a grace in lie heart that grows in the darkness of toll hat would lie lu the uubroken sunshine of >rosperity. Thus we understand in part the essons of providence. But, brethren, this glorious truth remains ivv shall understand ally hereafter. The text teaches this. I do not think t hat ve will spend a loug time In heaven studying he strange book of these lives on earth. It vill be a thrilling study. Asone says, "When lacOD suw josepn s wagons seni to curry nun lowu to Egypt, und learned of the honor vblch crowned the nun he thought dead, he inderst<?od for the lirst thne the drearnlngs md sufferings of his favorite boy, und unraviled the tangled skein of providence which md confounded the long sad years." I>ui the ways ot Uod that i-udden our lives )!tcn rind no explanation here us Jacob's did, md we must wait In patience till CJod's apxiintcd time to reveal them. I know that heaven will be a place of wonIrons mental illumination. Paul speaks of the Inheritance of the saints in light " We'll here be restored to the image of God: audi hink restoration in knowledge will be a part f that linage. Oh, It will be beautiful then to study the inlearned lessons of this life, to see the tranue rhldle solved. Dr. Robert K. Sample vus rigbt when he said: "From the summits >f ihe heavenly estate we shall survey the arthly Hie, as from a mountain top the truvsltr traces ail the windings of Ihe way thithr. .Much that was inexplicable here will be nude plain there. The wisdom and goodness if Hod will appear written on every passage hat was paiulul, and shine in every experl!nce that was dark. We shall see how the vuied and oft-recurring trials of lite were necesary to keep us humble, lo mellow our character, to increuseour knowledge of ourselves md of Christ, to enlarge our usefulness, to deIver us irom threatening evil, and shut us up o the narrow way. Then we shall see why that temporal loss, hat financial embarrassment, come just vhen it did. Then we'll see why that saint' pas so long afflicted with some dreadful disuse through the painful years on earth, rhen we'll see why it was best that dea'h ame when it did desolating our hearts und lomes, "For what I do thou knowestnot now, mt ihou shalt know hereafter." These are he Master's words. Sow we know in part, but "when that vhich Is perfect Is come, that which Is In part uc&ii uc uuiic n\> nj . rur uu? ? u ntv; lii nni?u l glass darkly; but then lace to face." As I :loso I utter the exclamation of the godly leury who has fouuil out what all these htngs mean, Jo glorious change! To pass roiu darkness to light, from clouds to the lear suushiue of our .Saviour's face, and lu Jod's own light to see light." ABUSE OF THE PKESS, 1'yrantn mid Corrnptioiiists in All Ages llnvo Feared Mm Power of (lie I'rt-NN, and Those Mho Mould t'surp the flights of the People Would Destroy a Free Press and Free Speech. J lie jrrK?x UIIU viuiiuuiu ui ?r unci uuiu, v ., las this to say of the '-Abuse of the Press." >Ve reproduce it (or what it is worth. It may uggest au idea to the voter, under certain cir:uinstanccs, but whether it does or does not lie people will still look to their newspapers: To spitefully attack the newspapers of our State seems to be a favorite theme with a lot >f tilth-rate orators and office-seekers of our lay. The Slate press Is denounced by them hi every occasion. The people arc advised lot to read the papers unless ttiey are the organs of their particular band of office-seekers. Sow, their object is apparent. If they could lestroy the influence of the press, they would lave things their own way. If they could inluce the people to look only at their side of he picture, they could control the "toiling masses" without any trouble. The newspapers are the great educators of the people, ind they are generally more reliable than the lellows who continually abuse them. Our people do not read enough. If they read more t any of them could not be so easily deseiveil by blatant demagogues and chronic office-seekers. Tlie masses of the people are not as well Informed on matters that att'ect tlie public welfare as they should be. What ihey need is information. Unless they read Hit; papers, hear argument and think for themselves they cannot assume a position intelligently. Ilanl on llie Lecturers. J. William Hilly Stokes, President of the Alliance, says: "At tlie last State meeting I recommended certain changes in ourcoiislitution. Some ot those recommendations were adopted?notalilv lhr? urn kCwH.m Mvnu/n observation of that system, during a year of its operation, impresses me thai 11 has not lully met I lie expectat ions of its farmers. In some sections it has been eminently successful; hut in the main, its tangible benefit* have not been up to expect ions. There Is unquestioned need ot lecturing, and I trust you will make-such provision for it as will meet the necessities of the case." lie will need to appoint as lecturers someol those "men of acknowledged ability and honesty," of whom he speaks, to keep this people in solid Hue. letting A Irai<l or Their Own Medicine. Repeated illustrations have been furnished within the lasL lew months of a disposition on the part of t lie corporations to control the votes of their employes by threats of discharge and consequent loss of support for lamily. There is abundant reason to believe that a settled policy has been agreed upon he I wt'tu raunmus <wiu oiuur ?w??o, *.?*? that policy includes Hit' prompt (Uncharge of any employe who speaks for or voles the Iteforin tleket.?J. William Hilly Stokes iu ins annual address. Ladies needing almost any article of dress will find Just what they wish at liaddou's. Hear iu mind that Heath & Co. are sole agents tor the octagon soap. They can give I you choice of live different kinds. Special price ^iven in lots of one to live boxes. 11 addon are offering special bargains in color china silk. Haddon ofl'er parasols and unbrellas at reduced price*. Haddon otler a few patterns In tine dress goods at a sacrifice. Great reduction in children shoes. \V. K. Bell. THE BIBLE MEETING, Proceeding* of the Slxlli Annual .lleetliii; of the Nontli Carolina Bible Association. Abbeville, 8. ('..July 27, isn2. The Association convened in the Methodist church at!i o'clock p. m., Rev. I)r. Grier, Piesident. In the chair. The meeting was opened with devotional exercises conducted by the Rev. J. L. Wilson, of the Presbvterian church. Abbeville. At the conclusion of these services the Association wa< called to order by the President. Tiie enrollment of otllccrs and delegates was then proceeded with and the following reported : President?Win. M. (irler, D D. Vice President?Prof. J. R. Blalce, Sr. Secretary?John Forrest, M. D. Executive Committee? W. A. Templeton, L. W. Perrin, It. s. (iallowiiy. Columbia Bible Society?Rev. Ellison Capers, D. D. Charleston Bible Society?Virgil C. Dibble, Dr. John Forrest. Kershaw Bible Society?A. M. Kennedy. A mericnn Bible Society?Rev. Tbos. H. Law, D. D., District Superintendent. Orangeburg Bible Society?J. H. Fowles. Hno iVftiit Sinolpt v .1 T.PP. Shlloh Bible Society?A. M. Erwin, S. 1*. Kiiox, L. 1'. Darkness. Greenwood Bible Society?S. E. Miller, It. G. McLees, J. W.Greene. Lebanon I>Ible Society?A. K. Watson. Lowndesviilc Hible Society?T. J. Buskin. McCormlck Hlble Society?J as. Goth run, Jr. Abbeville Hible Society?Revs. J.L. Wilson, M. Dargan. W. H. Hanckcl. The President then iippointed the following to constitute the Nominating Committee: ; Rev. Dr. Ellison Capers, and Messrs. Virgil C. 1 Dibble and S. E. Miller. Mr. Dibble then delivered the address, after which the meeting adjourned till 9.30 a. m. 1 Thursday. Thursday morning the Association Assembled atOM. Opened with devotional services ' after which reports were received from Socle- ' ties as follows: , Abbeville reported that the Society was in a (airly prosperous condition; bad donated two 1 hundred dollars to the American Bible Socioty; was composed of twelve or fourteen ! Branch Societies, all doing something for the advancement of the cause; nearly all held 1 annual meetings, at which sermons and ad- ' dresses were delivered. Columbia Society reported more Bibles dis- ' tributed than any previous year in its history. The report gave an interesting account ' ot the work being done amongst ihe Sand ' Hill people. That although no donation had , so far been given it. was ready and would be turned over to the District Superintendent. ' This report was made by Dr. Capers, who regretted that the delegates he expected to ac- j company him were unavoidably detained at ' the last moment. Mr. A. M. Kennedy, of the Camden and j Kershaw Society, said he had nothing of pres- 1 ent good to report, but could look back with < satisfaction upon the good work the Society had accomplished In the past. Mr. J. H. Fowles, of Orangeburg Society, reported the organization at his place as a little 1 over a year old and in its infancy; that he j had come to this meeting to gain Information, 1 hud a depository, but had made uo donation ' 10 uie rureiu diiciuij. Spartanburg reported by Rev. T. II. Law, 1). IX, as iu a fairly good condition. Charleston Society reported : Members, 315; net gain in membership, 82; donated to the Parent Society, S4U0; 6^0 books sold ; 211 books given away. Dr. Capers was appointed to prepare mcmo-j rial of Mr. G. J. Patterson, Vice President.. On motion of Mr. V. C. Dibble the I'resldeut was requested to prepare a letter calling tlie attention of tbe different denominations to this work in our State and to tiiu necessity ol co-operation. Committee on Nominations reported as follows : President?Iiev. Win, M. Uriel, D. D., Due West. Vice President First District?Prof. II. P. Archer, Charleston. Vice President Second District?Hon. I). P. Henderson, Aiken. Vice President Third District?Col. J. D. Bland lug, Sum ter. Vice President Fourth District?Gen. W. 10. James, Darlington. Vice Presldf-nt Fifth District?lie v. W. C. Lindsay, Columbia. Vice President Sixth District?Mr. W. L. Pod (ley. Hock Hill. Vice President Seventh District?Prof. Jas. i H. Carlisle, LL. D., Spartanburg. Vice President Eighth District?rrof. J. It. Blake, Greenwood. Secretary?John Forrest, M. D., Charleston. Mr. Roddey was elected In place of Col. G. J. Patterson, deceased, and Executive Comtnit-I tee to be appointed by President. I Orangeburg was chosen as the next place of | meeting, time to be fixed by Executive Committee. Mr. A. M. Kennedy offered the following which was adopted: That we return our slncerc thanks to the good people of Abbeville for their kind hospitality, and to the railroad companies for favors shown. I The annual address was then delivered by if Kev. Ellison Capers, I). I). I Collection taken amounting to $7.00. Kev. T. IJ. Law, D. D? gave a clear and forcl-'1 ble account of the rise and progress of the I1 American Bible Society. Several short talks were made 011 the "lop- jj ic," How can we best promote and stimulate |' the Bible cause in South Carolina? Closed with prayer by Kev. Ellison Capers,! i 1). I), to meet at Orangeburg at the call of the j1 Executive Committee. ' ^ i NATIONAL NOTES. ? i Political, Pergonal and Otherw?i*e. i Nation, S. C., July 29th, 1S02. J The campaign meeting was held at that!] historic city ol "Seven Hills"on last Wednes- , day. It was a grand sucoess and a complete | victory for the candidates of the Reform , movement, and peace and harmony reigned ( through the whole meeting except a little < disturbance which occurred during Mr. MoGowan's speech. Speeches were delivered by , Mr. A. C. Latimer, candidate for Congress, | and by candlates lor the legislature. Candl- | dates for all otllces were required to state their position on the public stand. Mr. T. J. BaskIn says he will not be in the race for Trial.Justice, but if he was lie would , expect to be elected by Tillmanlte voters. Mr. Frank A. Carw ileof Antterville attend- ( ed the campaign meeting on last Wednesday. , He reports only one "antl" in his section. Hurrah for Bob Hemphill, he is solid for the Senate aguin. ( W..i In. movement of "ltotterdaill" In the nomination oi W. C. lienet for Solicitor. , The bridge at Princes mill is aboutcompleted. From the number of fish, some or our neighbors are bringing iiomc, tiie "flny tribe" mu8t be plentiful in ltocky Hiver. In this weeks Issue of the Press and Banner Troupe says he never heard but one man say that tie lived in the Nation. If he will come over we will show him the broad domain of the Nation, consisting of a population ofj about two hundred inhabitants not depending upon such men as Troupe for any aid whatever. As to the two Antls paddling their canoe, I we would say to Mr. Troupe that they have r asked assistance of UusticuH and several of! hisTillmanite friends. It seems that Troupe wishes to get up a controversy but we object. Mr. J. 15. Dawson Iims the best corn crop we have seen In several years. Mr.Jessie McAllister spent last Tuesday witli Mr. J. II. Iiawson. Speeches were made by the following candidates on last Wednesday for the olliec of Trial Justice: J. J. Scott, John Hardin and M. N. Patterson. We are glad to learn t hat our friend Mr. W. T. Mllford will lie a candidate for Schooll Commissioner. When a candidate has not "grit'' enough to tell whether he is a Tillmanite or Aiiti, lie Is not worthy ol Ihesuppoitof either side and should be looked upon as a Traitor. The' farmers in this section are about through laying by their crops, and social gath..ri,><rw fin-tin' mirtiiisi- hi' iliscusslmr Politics I lire very numerous. I We aro informed by a friemi from Autreviile tlmt It is reported in ills section timt we are iin a til i. We would say to the one that, circulated the report that it jk without louii| elation. j .Mr. John K. Mrow 11 and Miss Mamie Hall i were united in inurrhigc by Kcv, It. 1*. Franks j on the 17th instant. I Protracted meet Inn will begin :it Midway j on next Sunday night continuing for several days. Mr.s. A. Miller of Latimer attended the meeting at l.owtidesville on lust Wednesday. A party of youngsters amused us on last Wednesday by singing the following song: John Slicppcrd is dead (politically) anil gone ] to glory. Itusticus. , , _ J. William Kloltes, Speaker. The speaker dwelt upon the movement which began live years ago and had been carried on by the bread-winners against the "brains and respectability" ol the country.j The Stat?-. ' Aloloi white vo-its which will lie sold nt ??Uc ou the dollar. Cull early, 1*. Koseuberg d: I Co. THE G. B.'s. THE DIFFERENT SIGNIFICATIONS OF THE LETTERS. ? I (iidcon's 1i.-umI'(>oo<I Itrolliorn-Grin l find Hear it-Grcetl IJucks-iiriuid ] >ath or not, I am going to tell my wife about his thins;. She's been telling me not to be 'oollsli about politics. 1". B.?Whatever you do, yon must not tell our wife anything. We town bosses can ool the men without trouble ; but I tell you t is hard to deceive a woman. If the women ihoulil ever llnd out how this thing Is miniiged, it would break up our noble order. I'hey are now suspicious that all Is not. well, f you wait until alter the election you can ell It all then. I don't care a cent when we own bo.-ses get intootllcc. M.O. N.O.?Hood day. T. 15.?Good day. Wife?What Is the matter with you. John? fou have seemed very serious for the last ew days. Husband?Well, wife, you know that I have teen an enthusiastic Tlllmanlte. 1 was ai he village some time ago, and ha<l a long alk with one of our town iriends, and he, laving great confidence In ine. arid knowing hat 1 have great influence with my neightors, talked freely with me, telling ine the seret manner in which the town Tillmaniies ire using us country people to help themelves to ofllce. They make a regular organiatlon In town, divide out the offices among heinseives, assigning us country people to he smallest otlices while they take the good mes. The town Tlllmanites understand each itlier thoroughly, and they select Influential nen in every neighborhood to carry the vote >f the people according to their wishes. My rlend In town told me the whole secret, sup>osing that I would endorse the plan and lelp him to carry it out. I claim to try to be .n honest man, and have followed this movenent with a sincerity of purpose, but when I ind that I am made uso of by designing 1 own men with a view to misleading the meu if my neighborhood, I urn shocked. i rear iiat tiie papers which are opposed to Tillman iave been really telling the truth about the own bosses making use of the farmers to get rtlee for themselves. Wife?Well, 1 have been afraid myself that ; omethlng is wrong. Vou know how it was witii the Grange. It turned out to be of no ise to the farmer. The educated men and ittlc town men secured tlie advantages, 'lie Alliance started out apparently to put 1 he true and honest, lartner Into office and to letter the condition of the laboring man. hit, .John. I have yet to learn where any la- i wring man or farmer has been benefitted. Vhen the Alliance was first organized you lad to t<ay money every quarter, mid when ramps from Texas and emissaries from Kan* as came here to excite ill-feeling between the leople the Alliance hud to'pay their salaries nd their expenses. When the Jute boycot> ras organized you know the poor man nd the renter in many cases was almost orced to buy the expensive light cotton bilging for their lew bales, while Colonel Jones nd Major Smith couldn't get the while bag- ( !ng for their large crop and found sorpe ex- , use for using the old fashioned Jute. Just j ,sk some of the big men who are running lor itlice to-day, if they didn't use jute bagging. Tike the paper, Joliu, and examine the list. | mother loss wlilcli you suffered was In boldng your crop back tor higher prices. You , o d me yourself that you lost from six to ] is/lit dollars u bale by following the advice , if the Alliance leaders, and, In consequence, , hat year you were notable to meet the inter- , hi on the mortgage. John, you know that 1 here has been a ureal deal of talk about lowTing the taxation. But you know it never ( tunes. You have lost many days going to | he Court House, or to oilier places, attending luhlic meetings, you have paid money outoi our pocket lor the Alliance, and what gooa iuh It ever done you? I hear, too, that Tillnan intends to levy a$J poll tax on the poor icoplc. JIusband?But, wife. you will agree that we ict-ded reform, and that something ought to a* done. Wife?Oh, yes; I will admit that something , night to be done for our own good. The poliicians never call for the laboring man after ( lie election. Now, suppose we let. the town , losses alone. They are running with tiie (ariit'is to get the ollices. Why, John, 1 am told hat the constitution of the Alliance was Iratvn up a committee of lawyers, who molded nuuinst admitting anybody but farm rs. lint look at the Stute ollicers to-day. I'here is not a plain tanning man in otlice. '.very place is filled by lawyers and educated , lion who don't associate with the farmers. wept t<> get their votes. Husband?Wile, don't talk Unit way. Vou snow we svt nut to benefit the condition of lie tnriner. Wife?oh, yes; you set out to benefit, yourclves; but you are not doing it. We have to new laws. We have high taxes on the and, and will have to pay SI on your head. \uother thine,.John, we are tr.\ iiifc to raise air children right. We try to teach tiiem to :row up to be Christian boys and girls, and ,hey should not seo you taking so much inerest in elections which seem to have an jvil tendency. I think. John, you have made i mistake, and should let polities alone. I see by the papers thai the town bosses are drying to put rings In the noses of the fartn rs, and from what your friend lisis told you, I am inclined to believe that it Is so. 1 want you to associate with tho best men in town liul country, but above all, I want you to be i freeman, anil vote according to your own judgment. If 1 were in your place, I would let your town Tillman friend manage his own lection. The probability is that ho Is not l>opular with his neighbors who know him iietter than yon do. Don't take up with a <t ranger, John: you know that there are many good and faithful men in town, and when you go to town choose your friend from ;m honest opponent rather than from those who conceal their true convictions and seek to win oflico by trying to excite animosity between the people of the town and the people t?f the country. Vou know, John, that when yon were in need of money last year your town Till man lie friend refused to let you have It, but the anti-Til I man He accommodated you. Husband?Wife, say no more, 1 will do as you say, but I don't want to say anything about it now. I will vote lor the best men that are otferlng for the different olllees, und I will show the town bosses that they can't put rings in my nose. 1 will not allow any town bosses to fix up a job on me or my people. I know that they are cunning and work their plan very shrewdly, and manage to control the county people without their knowing it, but 1 have learned a thing or two. "A good catch." Tanglefoot fly paper, l-'or | sale at Speed's Drug store. Don't delay if you expect to take advantage of some of the bargains which are being ofered In white vests at I*. Rosenberg ,t Co. All children's shoes reduced in price. W. E. Hell. The American preserving powder is the best. Fruit may lie kept without sugar, or any quantity of sugar may be added ab desired. For sale at Speed's Drug Store. Itou !<'<' for tlic Country People. I Under the Similitud^of a Dream. ''When the righteous are In authority, the people rejoice : l>ut when the wicked heareth rule, tiie people rnonrn." "Some said, lie is a good man; other said, Nay; hut lie dcceivelh the people." Member of our Noble Order?What does 0. li. mean? Town Boss?It formerly meant Gideon's Band, but now since these wicked newspapers have gotten hold of our secret and published it to the world, we have changed the signification. It. now means Good Brothers, and henceforth we deny the existence of Gideon's Band. The name has been changed to Good Brothers. M. O. N. O.T-lIavc the letters no other signitieatlon ? Town Boss?Ob,yes; It may stand for various things, according as the judgment ol the Town Bosses, and tlie Cross Roads Managers of the people may determine. For Instance, It mny stand for "Grin and Bear It," If our noble brother countryman^ioesn't like jur action in dictating to him how he may vote at the primary election. And under certain circumstances, G. B. may stand for the Grand Bounce, which we give to countrymen, who may assume to want the olllccs which are Justly and legally our jwn. Attain. G. B. may stand for the Green Backs which the town boss desires to make by controlling onr noblo order in ills own interest. 3 M. O. X. O.?Please do not insult me by t such refereuce to the countryman. I T. B.?Oh, I have no reference to you per- 1 sonally; you know that we have given yon 1 in office, and by preserving the unity of our 1 Noble Order, the people will vote for whom- t soever we direct. Ii taking their oath ot t membership you know that they surrendered 1 iheir rlnht to vote as individuals. They must t now vote In solid blocks as we direct. ( M.O.N.O.?I did not exactly understand ' It in that way, when I Joined our noble or- t ler. 1 T. B.?Oh. yes; upon reflection you will remember that our noble order tenches the Individual member that the majority must < rule, that minorities as Individuals have no t ri?his which 1 hey darn assert. Our public I motto is, "Equal rights to all, and special privileges to none." 3 M. O. N. O.?What do you tftean by public f motto? Are there any secret mottoes? i T. B.?I fear that you are too Inquisitive for s me whit has not been initialed into all the ,1 iecrets of our noble order. Hut as you have 'J jcen faithful and loyal, and as the Supreme I ..'ouncil of Dictators for this county has or- t lalned that you can get olllce, 1 presume t that 1 violate 110 confidence of our noble mini hi- loiiinir vim t liuL we do have manv signs and ninny secrets from which the plain >rdlnary voting members of our order are excluded. They know very little of the true merits and real beauties of our noble order. . L'liey are down stairs, so to speak, and they J ire carefully drilled to do our bidding. We Inspire them with the belief that in the sacrl- . Ice or compromise of their own maahood, f while doing our bidding. Is the highest order , jf patriotism. When we desire a poor, blind : ;reature to serve our personal purposes, we ! [ell him that the will of the greatest number , must bo regarded, and tiuit It is his duty to ' ;lnk self out of sight when the good of the J irder is Imperilled, and we always impress " llm with the l)p|lef that the welfare ot the :>rder is Imperilled If the will of the greatest , lumber is disregarded. M. O. N. <).?Hut iiow can you say wiiat is J' he will of the greatest number before the ' seople have given expression of their will? : [ never beiore heard of any organization ivhose leaders told tlie people what was the , will of the majority ? I always thought the ' People gave such information to their ofli- t ers ? ' T. H.?Oh, now I can readily see that you " ire not one of the initiated. You didn't catch )n exactly to what 1 said. I didn't say the iViII of the " majorityI said the will of the !. 'greatest number"?the greatest number be- ? ng No. J. For instance: The town bosses , iieet. together and divide out. the best offices ! unong ourselves and then we call In the J; iross-roads manngers, throw them a little of- ' ice which we don't want, and then tell them .0 carry their club as we say. The country gudgeon Is always tlattcred oy any notice irom the town G. H.'s?that means Good , Brothers?but we don't let them fully into our ,j secrets. . M. O. X. O.?You don't mean to say that the i, ?reatest good to the greatest number means ? to convey Mm Idea that the Town Hons is the . ;reat number. , T. B.?Oh, 110, you must be a stupid fellow. We don't mean to convey any such Idea. We ! mean to convey the Idea that "the greatest ' number" means a majority of all the people. ,, Dut you certainly have lived a long time for J naught, if you have not found out tlint words " liave double meaning, and that No. I is really * the greatest number. I don't mean that it is , numerically great, but in our noble order It ,, teaches us to regard self as of the first import- *J mcc, sell tlierctore Is of the greatest import- jj inee. Yes. sir, in our noble order No. J is the jreatest number. M. O. N. O.?Yes, but our people do not un- ' Jerstaud itiu that way. ^ T. B.?I know that perfectly well. But you , know our.s is a secret order, and it would not j jo to let all the brethren into al 1 of our se- J jrets. We put a brother on his guard at the loor. belore he is admitted, and tell him. that u juts is a secret organization. The greatest rmiPK of those who enter our sacred portais |. understand tlmt the order is secret against the outsiue world, but they little dream that we mean that mucli Is secret from them. We entrust the majority of tlie; membership with very lew of the valuable secrets of the order. We don't let them know the meaning of the words "greatest good to the greatest milliner." if we did so, our noble order would be broken up at onee. M. O. X. <>.?What secrets have the G. II.'*, which are kept from the great crowd? T. B.?Well, you seem to be Inquisitive, and us I know you are a faitlitui member I will tell you n Utile. We keen the ureal objects of Mir noble order a profound secret Irorn the ordinary country member. M. O. X. O.?You surprise me; am I not Informed as to the chief aims and purposes ol our noble order? T. 15.?No. my friend; you really know nothing ol the ground principle* upon which our noble order is t'onnded. You recollect in your Initiation, we had much to say to you about charity and brotherly love, we hail iilso something to say of our supreme duty to tiefriend brethren, and cordially impressed upon your mind the obligation of members to settle differences between brethren, to restore harmony and good feeling where hatred and Ill-feeling had existed ; you have not forgotten that we enlarged upon the social leiiture of our noble order; but above ail, you recollect the plcus precept* and religions r ites of our order. You see In all this there is much to please the unthinking member. This love and fellowship business, this zeal for social equality Is put Into the ceremony to eiiieh gudgeons; the prayers ami o'her religions ceremonies are put in to win lavor with the religious and respectable members ol the neighborhood. We town bosses lirst otgniil/.ed the order, ami gave II to the country people. 1 presume, of course, you do not think thai we would organize a great and noble order without taking cure of ourselves. ? A!. O. X. <?.? I HIii surprised to hear you speak so plainly. I hope you don't mean to say Hint our noble order is corrupt or lliul our ! leaders are sellish. 'J'. 15. - oh, ?n?, my friciiit; I tiiniK our nome 1 order Is the best. ami pureston earth. Von ' know that II will ever remain pure as long as we town bosses eon I in lie to control the order and receive I he votes ol i r, ? people. We of ' eourse must receive some binelil in return , lor the talent, labor and lime which we expend in keeping I lie older together. 11 it Wtre not. tor our ability and superior worth, the limners would not readily consent for us to hold all the best olllecs. 11? they did not acknowledge our superior abiliiy the conn- ' try members would claim Hie good places and quarrel over tlie ollices. hence the order would go lo pieces. No, my friend; it was ' never intended that, the farmers should net 1 the ollices. and you see thai they don't get them. The town bosses have no use-for country people, except lor election purposes. M. (). X. C?.?lint why do you claim such friendship lor the country people, if you only want their vote? T. II.?Oh; 1 seifc plainly enough that you are iio politician, oi course, we town bosses have no real sympathy with the farmers. Our only object is lo get the votes of thecountry people. The situation may be summed up in this way: While we have good education, and are men ol ability, we cannot hope to net office except by making pretenses ol all'ectlon for the country people. The town people know us, and we are unpopular with them, and being anxious to get ollice, we would promise anything the farmers want. .\fter the election the people forget promises made in the campaign, and you see that our purposes are perfectly honorable. We are honest, and you see, if we can make the conn try people believe we are their friends tlicy will elect us toolHce and weure just us good as nn.vbody. Nine-tenths of the farmers think that they are playing "thunder," and, between you and me, I ain inclined to agree with them in that opinion. Theyeetoutto elect farmers to offices. We town bosses saw our opportunity and joined them in a demand for farmers in office. We organized nur G. B.'a and now look at the town men that are rttnuing for office. The country people don't yet seem to know that they are bound to vote for us. Our order is a noble and pure one, and as long as we can pull the wool over the eyes of the countryman we are sure to get the offices. We are pure and good men. Long live our noble order. M. (>. N. 0.?Well, now look here my friend. What do you take me for? Jio you think you town bosses can control us country folk by your orders? T. B.?Oh, now, don't misunderstand me. You know our noble order requires obedience to tlie majority, or the greatest number. Thereat number ts No. 1. We town bosses give no orders directly to the people. We meet together and perfect our plan of dividing'the offices among ourselves. We then Invite the cross-roads managers to meet us in some private place. We explain the terrible langer of defeat to which (he order is exposed. The abominable anils are exposing our :rlcks aud hundreds of the best men in every part of the State are dally becomlntr dlssatls:led with the administration. We must :herefore draw the lines as tight as possible. I'hey at once see the great danger of electing intts to otllce, and as patriotic citizens are ivilllng to make any sacrifice. I will tell lliem that I do not want any otllco myself, ml that 1 think I could name the right man ,o carry consternation Into the hearts of all jpponents?(and then I put my brother town loss forward. In turn he will put my name orward.) A little sagacity brings us town josses to the front every time. We then consent to serve in important oHices aud urge ipon the cross-roads managers the utmost secrecy. He is badly scared tor fear his party ,v111 be beaten. He Imparts the news to the [ resident of the local club, aud then he, with slosed doors, under the solemn oath of his jur noble order, pledges every mother's son >f them to vole for us town bosses. Why the ,vay is as plain as day. I am only suprlsed he people have not discovered how we are islng them. M. O. N. 0? I thank you, my brother, for four free and candid talk. I have all along bought that there was some secret workings n our noble order, bull tell you plainly If I ,vere to tell the secrets that you have told lo ne, my farmer neighbors would bo very Inllgnant. I don't believe that any man living :ould control them again. They have been loing whatever tliey were told to do. The 'resident himself has been deceived. The :ross-roads mauager has been deceived, and mly you town bosses are into the secrets, i'ou fool the cross-roads managers ; they tool he Presidents of the clubs, and they Jool the nembers. T. I!.?That Is about tire way of II. .M.O.N". ().?r.eL it bo a violation of niv CAPT. MATTISON. Willing to Serve if Elected n* Connty <'0111111 Ink loner. Editor Press and Banner: Dear Sir?In the Issue of your valurble paper of the 27th, a call by a citizen Is made for me to run for County Commissioner of Abbeville county. I will reply to citizen by Raying that as the campaign has already commenced I would not have a fair chance to canvass the county even If I had a desire to do so, but I could not during this extremely hot weather undertake to do so, and can only say that if the voters in the primary elfectlon on the.'JOth or Auaust feel like calling me by their votes I will accept the kindness with a grateful heart and as most of the voters know me. and If they think I can do them any good I will serve thim to the best of my ability. It would be a pleasure for me to meet with my old friends and make new ones, but owing to the hot weather and short time before the election I must forego that pleasure and leave the matter in the hands of friends. I favor reform in National, State and county financial matters. G. M. Mattison. LOOK OUT FOE YOOB HEALTH Cleanliness In Xext to GodlineM-Bn( Filth is the Source of Sickness . anil Death. The hot weather admonishes us to be prudent and careful in our diet and acts, and tbe closest attention should be given to the cleanliness of our lots. More sickness and death is to be found in our wells than elsewhere. We allow all sorts of filth to lie on our lots. The well drains the surface water which Is laden , with the poisons that they have taken up, and we drink it in tbe well water?the most polsonoue beiDg sometimes tbe clearest and purest looking water. , As a matter of economy, It Is- better to clean our premises, and draw the water out of our wells than It 1r to hire nurses, pay doctors and settle luneral expenses. We have nothing asiainst the doctors and the undertakers, and we mean no harm to their business in ] recommending our people to avoid sickness and death as long as possible. We are sure to fall into the hands of the doctor and tbe undertaker some day, but it is well to postpone the matter for awhile. But if any fellow feels like committing suicide because bis best girl has retrograded on him, be can use around in | sickly places and drink poisonous well water. CORONACA'S CALL. - ? Lively Budget or Little Slattern from the Progressive City. Coronaca, S. C., July 30,1892. Crops are beginning to suffer for the want of rain, especially cotton which on account of . tbe grass has been plowed very close since the rain. I Mr. Wm. Buchanan had the misfortune of losing his fine black horse a few days ago. Mrs. K. H. Henderson left a few days ago to visit relatives in Chester. Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Coleman are visiting the parents of the former. They in company with Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Coleman will leave c shortly on a pleasure trip for Caesar's Head, s Ilendersonvllle, Ashevllle and other places. c l)r. Hugh Aiken is spending a fpw days with his father, Mr. A. M. Aiken. As was predicted the base ball and barbecue t of the '23rd instant was a success. Ninety-Six . failed to put In her appearance and tbeum- c plre declared the game 9 to 0, in favor of Coro- 1 naca. In the alternoon we had a very inter, t esting and exciting (tame between Waterloo and (Joronnca, and the result was that Coro- 1 uaca was victorious, the score being 12 to 17. A protracted meeting is going on at the Corouaca Baptist church this week. A crowd of young ladles and men went on a straw ride last Tuesday night to view the beautiful landscape lying between Coronaca and Cow Grove. On their return one of the wagon wheels broke down and caused them to be delayed an hour or two. With the exception of this little mishap they report a . pleasant time. We think it is true, for on the I following Friday they took a similar trip on * theCokesbury road. Insteadof meeting with the misfortune of breaking down a wheel they, through the kindness of Dr. Marshall, were presented with a very delicious basket of grapes. Doctor, we can "say nothing" of the appreciation of the grapes. Miss Jessie Aiken, though very recently en- r rolled as one of Coronaca's young ladies, has won many friends and done much towards s enlivening the "city." . " Mr. Henderson Stuart is becoming quite an athlete and Is champion of bleh kickers. During one 6f his performances the other af- -i ternoon he succeeded in kicking five feet six I Indies "on a denu level." ? Alls* Emma Ulardy and Miss 8allle Herderson, of Laurens, are guests of Mis. Dr J. D. j, Austin Mrs. Glass, her daughter, Miss Julia Glass, und the little daughter ot Mr. J. S. Kluglf are visiting the latter. Anti and Uncle. THE BEST ARE STRICKEN. Loving Word* in Memory of W. C. Bell. m At a regular meeting of the tthlloh Bible So- J 2iety, held atShlioh, July 23rd. the lollowtng preamble and resolutions were adopted relative to the death of our friend and brother VV. C. Bell, who died May 28, 1S92. Knowing thm lie doetb all things well, we bow in humble submission to the inscrutable a works of Providence, hut it does seem strange tiiat the most beautiful characters und useful members of society are stricken iown in the morning of life, while the aged j saint, bowed down with years, are left to lin- \ ^er on. 1 Very few young men have ever lived, and I (ewer still have ever died, with a brighter reo- s urd than \V. C. Bell. His life, and the remembrance thereof, is a veritable benediction Is C his home and community. His piety was of the gentle, womnniy son. lie was enaoweu will) great amiability of temper, tender sympathies, patience and charity, and the play of these traits gave lustre to his life,and won the love of all who knew him. Resolved 1st. That In the death of W. C. t Heil we recognize the loving hand of our h heavenly Father, who doeth all things well H mid we bow in humble submission to his will, o 2nd. That in this dispensation of Provi- p deuce our society has lost a faithful friend nnd wise counsellor, and his loss we deeply mourn. :)rd. That we, as members of this society, . will warmly cherish his memory. Imitate his virtues, trusting that wo also shall be ready t when the summons shall come to us to meet j him in that home above. 4th. That we tender our most heartfelt sympathy to Ins bereaved family, and remera- * bering them in our prayers, we will ask God 8 to comfort and sustain them through life, and when life's lourney is ended, may they be a s reunited fainII'. in heaven. I ">th. That . se resolutions be published in the county j .ipers and a copy be sent to the f family of the deceased, also that a page In our minute book be inscribed to his memory. t Election ol? Triiil Justice*. Tho following are the places for which Trial t .Justices are to lie circled al the coming prl- u mary and I he clubs that will vote for the several Trial Justices; Ninety-Six?Ninety-Six club. Greenwood?Greenwood, (,'oronaca and Stony Point clubs. Hodges?llodges, Cokes-bury and Walnut ' G'ovc clubs. 11 1 )onaIds? Donalds club. Due West?Due Wost club, 1 Antrevllle?Antreville and Mountain View v ClllllK. I.owndesvillo?l.owndesville No. 1 and . I.owudesvllle No. 2 clubs. Mon terey?Magnolia club. Mt. C'urinel?Mt. Carmel club. ' MeCormick?McCormick and Hellvue clubs. ,! 'l'roy?Troy club. Hradley?Bradley, Phoenix and Vordery | clubs. Lebanon?Lebanon and Cedar Springs , clubs. Hampton?Hampton club. Cochran's Mill? Long Cane club. 1 Abbeville (2)?Abbeville No. 1. Abbeville No. 2, and Means Chapel clubs. tf t ? . ? - t New millinery, laces, dotted swiss, ribbons, (lowers, etc., just in at Haddnn's. I Think of It, white vests worth $:? for only SI 6". 1'. Rosenberg it Co. < Genuine West India spiced vinegar for sale by A. M. Hill a Sons. Dulce ciaarettes at jobbers prices always on hand at Speed's Drug Store. i A. M. Hill A Sons have Just received a lot of on.) and two horse wagons, which they will sell very close. Something new ! lljjjela chewing tobacco at A. M. Hill A: Sons. Read Heath JtCo.'s locals. They are equal to the times, and are ottering new bargains every week. He sure to call on Heath & Co. for your turnip seed. One rusty copper invested in cucumber seed has yielded ten bushels. Our turnip seed come from the same notise. Kmbroidered UouucIuks at coat. W. E. Hell. A WATCH BOW (ring) that WONT PULL OFF I TheHjcn^ Never 11 -fel })Came80ffi Burglar- Proof 1 / lu/^vo. Tiaht I ^ossM A FULL LINE OF Ellin M other Aiericai Watches - tVi == N THE LARGEST STOCK OF .;,vj Jewelry & Solid Silverware. mm WATCH REPAIRING A SPECIALTY. ALL WORK GUARANTEED In every respect. ' i m None but First Class Work leaves my place-The Only Engraver in this Section. R. B. Henneman, | Greenwood, S. C. Aug. 3,1892. , TSTOTICE ? TO ? CITIZENS OF THE TOWN! : l:3 r v Lt is a violation of an ordinance >f the town to tbrow watermelon rinds In the treets or on the sidewalks. Any one guilty if such offence will be punished. Citizens are notified and required to put heir bock yards and hog pens in condition to ic examined by the town council this week, 'he owners of such lots as are found to be In lad condition will be subject to penalties as described in the ordinances. R. M. HILL, Intendant J. F. Miller, Secretary. July 20. 1892, tf Bank of Lowndesville, * LOWNDESVILLE, S. C. Capital Stock Paid in 919,920 00 lurplus - - 1,000 00 ' DOES a GENERAL BANKING Business. Affords best security and fact 11tes for depositors. Issues time certificates of deposits bearing aterest as follows: Six months 4 per cent, wetve months 5 per cent. , J. B. FRANKS, , o Presdent Spectacles and Eyeglasses. rHE cheapest ever brought to Abbeville. a large lot. Call on Dec. SH, 189-2. tf J. W. rykard. E. F. GILLIAED, ; TAILOR..*. 3VER THE P03T-OFFICE, IS PREpared to do all work In his line. CUT" ' "HTP DU'UJTDTVU onHCLKAN liNU, iUAlVii^ur, nut NG of GENTLEMEN'S CLOTHING, a peclalty. SAMPLES of SUITS always on hand. Ibarges Reasonable. June 22,1892. 12mos. SCHOOL NOTICE. 1 LL PERSONS HAVING BUSINESS i\ with the School Commissioner will find ilm in his office all public days and every Saturday in each mon th nearest the middle fthe mouth, during the present year for the mrpose of registering claims, <Sc. E. COWAN, School Commissioner Abbeville County. Feb 2, 1892. Just received a big job in pants, which will e sold at prices much less than value. P. tosenberg A Co. We are ottering big bargains in pants, neat tripes, the very thing for young men. P. Roenberg & Co. SO pairs pants Just received, which will be old for less than theli act ual wholesale value. Rosenberg & Co. Don't miss the bargains which aro being ofercd In pants by P. Rosenberg ic Co. Our tobacco stock Is complete. Prices lower han the lowest. Call for a plug of the "Peeress." Heath & Co. If you need coll'ee, sugar, rice or anything in hat line, we would recommend Heath's Ornery Store. Flour at a barrel at Smith <& Sons. If you want good cheap flour go to Smith i ions. W.Joel Smith A Sons have a big stock of lour ou hand and to arrive, and their prices ,re right. Give them a call. Turnip seed. Turnip seed. Just received a nt ?f huist's fresh turnip seed. W. Joel tm llii & Sons. Call at Smith a Sons and supply yourself vlth Hulst's turnip seeds. smith Ji Sons Iiave Just received a lot of Suist's fresh turnip seeds. All varieties. Call ilid get a supply. If you want a white vest call and get one at ialf price. i\ Rosenberg Jt Co. Horse shoe and rainbow soap at A. M. 11111 t Sons. Fresh melons and cantaloupes received daiy at A. M. 11111 Ji Sons. We have Just received another lot of Maioii's fruit lars. The latest patent in (]uarta ind half gallons. Heath k Co. You cau get extra rubbers for your fruit Jars jy calling 011 Heath & Co. Try a barrel of Heath's bPst superlative pat;nt Hour. Kvery barrel guaranteed. Dnn't foruet to buy your turnip seed from Heath at one ccnt per paper. A big lot pants just received, which will be sold at less than wholesale prices. P. Rosenberg .1 Co. Your attention young man. A big lot neat stripe pants at great bargains. Call and see them. I'. Kosonberg <St Co. 11X) bushels fresh cow peas Just received t Rosenberg <? Co. Glenn Springs .Mineral Water for sale by D. C. PuPre, Greenwood, at S4 per ease of two ('J> dozen quarts. Also on draught. S1.50 allowed lor empty bottles returned. Glenn Springs water acts on the kidneys and liver, and in many cases permanent cures have been uttected by its use. 1). C. UuPre, at Greenwood, keeps it for sale. 11.