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GO, LOVELY ROSE.
"Go, lovely rose! Tell her that wastes her time and mo, That now she knows When I resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. "Tell her that'3 young, And shuns to haye her graces spied, That hadst thou sprung In deserts, where no men abide, Ihou must have uncommended died. "Small Is the worth Of beauty from the light retired; Bid her come forth, Suffer herself to be desired, And not blush so to be admired. "Then die! that she The common fate of all things rare May read In thee, How small a part of time they share That are so wondrous sweet and fair." FRIVOLOUS EXCUSES. Dr Xalmase Speak* ol the Men Who Reject Religion. Brooklyn, Sspt. 16.?Rev. Dr. Talmage who is still absent on biB round the world tour, has selected as the subject of bis sermon through the press for today "Holy Compulsion." the text beins; Luke xiv, 23, "And compel them to come in." The plainest people in our day have luxuries which the kings and queens of olden times never imagined. I walked up and down the stairs of Holyrood pal* ace?a palace that was considered one^ of the wonders of the world?and I said,* "Can it be possible that this is all there was of this reputed wonderful place?" And this is the case in many other instances. There are fruits in Westchester county and on Long Island farms far better'than the pomegranates and apricots of Bible times. Through all ages there have been scenes of festivity, and the wealthy man of my text plans a great entertainment and invites bis friends. If one builds a beautiful home, ho wants his acquaintances to come and CD joy it. If one bays an exqusite pic* tore, be wants bis friends to come and appreciate it, aod it was a laudable thing when the wealthy man of my texts happy himself, wanted to make other people happy. And so the invitation, went oat, bat something went very mach wroag. You can imagine the embarrassment of any one who has provided a grand feast when he finds oat that the guests invited do not intend to come. There is nothing that so provokes the master of the least as that. Well, these people invited to this grand banquet of the text made most frivolous excuses. The fact was, I sappose, that some of them were offended that this man had succeeded so much better in the world than they had. There are people in all occupations and professions who consider it a wrong to them that anybody else is advanced. I sappose these people invited to the feast said among themselves: "We are not going to administer to that man's vanity. He is proad enough now. We won't go. Besides that we coald all give parties if we made our money the way that man makes his." So, when the messengers went out with the invitations, there was a unanimous refusal. One man said, "Oh, I have bought a farm and I must go and ?nnb ftt it!" He was a land SDeculator and had no business to buy land until be knew about it. A frivolous excuse. Another man stud, "I have bought five yoke of oxen." The probability is he was a speculator in live stock. He ought to have known about the oxen before he bought them. Besides that, if he had been very anxious to get to the feast, he could have booked them up and driven them on the road there. Another frivolous excuse. Another man said, "Oh, I have married a wife, and I can't come," when it he had said to his wife: "I have an Invitation to a splendid dinner. It is highly complimentary to me. I should very much like to go. Will you go along with me?" she would have said, "To be sure, I will go." Another frivolous excuse. The fact was that they did not waot to go. "Now," said the great man of the feast, "I mil not be defeated in this matter. I have, with an honest purpose, provided a banquet, and there are scores of people who would like to come if they were only invited. Here, my man, here; you go out, and when you find a blind man give him your arm and fetch him in, and when you find a lame man give him a cratch and fetch him in, and when yon fiad a poor man tell him there is a plate for him in my mansion, and when yon fiad same one who. is so ragged and wretched that be has never been invited anywhere then, by the kindest tenderness and the most loving invitation any one ever had, compel him to come in." Oh, my friends, it requires no acute* ness on my part or on your part to see In all this affair that religion Is a banquet. The table was set in Falestino a good many years ago, and the disciples gathered around it, and tbey thought they would have a good time all by themselves, but while they sat by this table the leaves began to grow and spread, and one leaf went to the east, and another leaf went to the west, until the whole earth was covered up with them, and the clusters from the heavenly vineyard were piled upon the board, and the trumpets and harps of eternity made up the orchestra, and this wine of God is pressed to the lips of a sinning, bleeding, suffering, f dying, groaning world, a voice breaks trom the heavens, saying: "Drink, 0 Mends! Yea, drink, 0,~ beloved!" 0 blessed Lord Jobus, the best friend I ever had, the best friend any man ever had, was there ever ?- - T*T-_ 4.1 ~ Bucn a tamer vtbb mcro cvor auuu n banquet? From the cross uplifted high, Where the Saviour deigns to die, What melodious sounds I hear Bursting on the ravished ear! Heaven's redeeming work is done. Come, and welcome, sinner come. Religion is a joyous thing. I do not want to hear anybody talk about religion as though it were a funeral. J do not want anybody to whine in the prayer meeting about the kingdom of God. I do not want any mao to roll up his eyes, giving in that way evidence of his sanctity. The men and women of God whom I happen to know for the most part find religion a great joy. It is exhilaration to the body. It is iuvigoration to the mind. It is rapture to the soul. It is balm for all wounds. It is light for all darknea*. It is harbor from all storms, and though God knows that some of Ihein have trouble enough now they rejoice because they are on the way to the congratulations eterhal. Oh, the Lord God has mauy fair and beautiful daughters, but the fairest of them all is she whose ways are pleasantest and whose paths are peace! Now my brothers and sisters?for I have a right to call you all so?I know some people iook back on their ancestral line, and they see they are descended from the Puritans or Huguenots, and they rejoice in that, but I look back on my I ancestral line, ana I see therein such a mingling and mixture of the blood of all nationalities that I feel akin to all the world, ?nd bv the blood of the Son of God, who died for all people, I address yon in the bonds of universal brotherhood, I come out as only a servant, bringing an invitation to a party, and I put into your hands, saying, "Come for all things are now ready," and I urge it upou you and continue to urge it, aud before I get through, 1 hope, by the blessing of God, to compel vouto come in, We mast take care how we give the invitation. My Christian friends, I thiDk sometimes we have just gone opposite to Cbrists command and we have compelled people to stay out. Sometimes our elaborated instructions have been the hindrance. We graduate from our theological seminaries on still and it takes I Ave or six years before we can come down and stand right beside the great I m?an r?f n?nnl?. le&rnine their ioys, sorrows, victories, defeats. We get our heads so brimful of theological wisdom that we have to stand very straight lest they spill over. Now, what do the great masses of the people care about the technicalities of religion? ! What do they care about tbe hypostatic union or the difference between eublapsarian and supralapsarlan? What do they care for your profound explanations clear ai a London fog? When a man is drowning, he does not wsnt you to stand by the dock and describe the nature of the water into which he has fallen, and tell him there are two parts hydrogen has and one of oxvgen gas, with a common density of 39 F., turning to steam under a common atmospheric pressure of 212. He does not want a chemical lecture on water. He wants a rope. Oh, my friends, the course of God on the church, it Beems to me, in this day is metaphysics. We speak in an unknown tongue in our Sabbath schools, and in our religious assemblages, and in our pulpits, and how can people be saved unless they can understand us? We put on our official eowns. and we think the two silk balloons flapping at the elbows of a preacher give him great sanctity. The river of God's truth flows down before us pare and clear as crystal, but we take our theological stick and stir it up and stir it lip until you cannot see the bottom. Oh, for the simplicity of Christ in all our instructions?the simplicity he practiced when, standing; among the people, he took a lily and said, "There is a lesson of the manner I will clothe you," and, pointing to a raven, said: "There is a lesson of the way I will feed you. Consider the lilies?behold the fowls." I think often in our religious instructions we compel the people to stay out by our church architecture. People come in, and they find things angular and cold and stiff, and they go away never again to come, when the church ought to be a great home circle, everybody having a hymnbook, giving half of it to the one next him, every one who has a hand ought to shake hands, the church architecture and the church surroundings saying to the people, "Come in and be at home." Instead of that, I think all these surroundings often compel the peo* pie to stay out. Now, let us all repent of our sins and h*ain on the other track, and by our heartiness of affection and warmth of manner and imploration of the spirit of God compel the people to come in. How shall we lead sinners to accept the Lord invitation? I think we must certainly begin by a holy lite. We must be better, men, better women, before we can compel the people to come into the kingdom of Jesus Chaist. There are Gae essays being written in this day about science and religion, I tell you the best argument in behalf of our holy Christianity?it is a good man, a good woman, a life all consecrated to Christ, No infidel can answer it. Oh, let us by a holy example compel the people to come in! I read of a minister of the gospel who was very fond of climbing among the n?:? ?Ona iIqtt VIA C7QO OW1B9 liluullkiluot vuu uhj uw ?? mw climbing among very dangerous places and thought himself all alone when he heard a voice beneath him say, *''Father, look out lor the safe path. I am follow* ing," and he looked back, and he saw tbat he was climbing not only for aimself, but climbing for his boy. Oh, let us be sure and take the safe path! Our children are following; our partners in business are following; our neighbors are following, a great multitude stepping right on in our steps. Oh, be sure and take the right path! Exhibit a Christian example, and so by your godly walk compel the people to'come in. I think there is work also in the way of kindly admonition. I do not believe there is a person in this house who, if approached in a kindly and brotherly manner, would refuse to listen. If you are rebuffed, it is because you lack in fact and common sense. But, oh, how much effective work there is in the way of kindly admonition! There are thousands of men all around about you who have never had one.personal invitation to the cross. Give tbat one invitation, and you would be surprised at the alacity with which thev would accept it. I have a friend, a Christian physician, who one day became very anxious about the Balvation of a brother physician, and so he left bis office, went down to this mon'a nffin* and mud. Ta the doctore in?" "No," replied the youag man waiting; "the doctor is not in." "Well," said this physician, "when be comes, in, tell him I called and give him my Christian love." This worldly doctor came home after awhile, and the me?sage was given to him, and he said within himself, "What does .he mean by lea7ing his Christian .love for me?" And he became very much awakened and stirred in spirit, and he said after awhile, "Why, that man must mean my sonl," and he went into his back office, knelt down and began to pray, Then he took his hat and went out to the office of this Christian and said, "What can I do to be saved?" and the two doctors knelt in the office and commanded their souls to God. All the means used in that case was only the voice of one good man saying, "Give my Cbrirtian love to the doctor." The voice of kindly admonition. Have you uttered it todaj? Will you utter it tomorrow? Will you utter it now? Compel them to come In. I think there is a great work also to be done in the way of prayer. If we had faith enough today, Te could go belore God and ask for the salvation of all the people in our churches, and they would all be saved, there and then, without a single exception. There might be professional men there, political men there worldly men there, men who had nol heard the gospel for 20 years men who are prejudiced against the music, men who are prejudiced against the church, men who are prejudiced against God?I do not care?they might be brought in by fervent prayer?you would compel them to come in. Oh, for such an earnest prayer! People of God, lay hold of the horns of the altar now and supplicate the salvation ol , all those who pit in the same pew witfe you?yea, the redemption of all who Bit in your churches. I tell you today, my friends, cf a great salvation. Do you understand what it is to have a Saviour? He took your place. He bore your sins. He wept your sorrows. He is here now to save your soul. A soldier, worn out in his country's service, took to the violin as a mode of earning his living. He was found in the streets of Vienna playing his violin, but after awhilo his hand became feeble and tremulous, and ha could no more make mu3ic. Oae day, while he sat there weeping, a man passed along and Baid, "My friend, you are too feeble. Give nie your violin," and he took the man?a violin and began to discourse most exquisite music, and the psople gathered ar&und in larger and larger multitudes, and the aged man held his hat, and the coin poured in and nrmrftin nnt.ll thft hftt WAS full. llN0W." said the man who was playing the violin, "pat that coin in your pockets." Tho coin was put in the old man's pockets. Then he held his bat again, and the violinist played more sweetly than ever and played until Borne ot the people wept and some shouted. And again the hat was filled with coin. Then the violinist dropped the instrument and passed off, and the whisper went: "Who is il? Who is it?" and some one, just entering the crowd, said: "Why, that is Bacher; the great violinist, known ail through the realm, Yes, that h the great violinists." The fact was, he bad just taken that man's place, and assumed his proverty, and borne his burden, and played his music, and earned his livelihood, and made sacrifice for the poor old man. So the Lord Jcbus Christ comes down, and he finds us in our spiritual penury, and across the broken strings of his own broken heart be strikes a strain of infinites music, i which winBthe attention of earth and heaven. He takes our poverty. He plays oar music. He weeps out sorrow. He dies our death. A sacrifice for you. A sacrifice for me. Oh, will you accept this sacrifice no -v ? I do not single out this and that man and thiB and that woman. But I say all may come. The sacrifice is so great, all may be saved. Does it not seem to you as it Heaven was very near? I can feel its breath on my cheek. God is^near. Christ is near. The Holy Spirit is near. Ministering angels are near, your glorified kindred in heaven near, your Christian father near, your glorified mother near, your departed children near. Your redemption is near. A CONTEMPLATED ROBBFRY. The Train Guarded by Dstectlves and the Rabbers Driven Back. Gorin, Mo., Sept. 18.?The Colorado and Utah express, west bound, on the Santa Fe road, was held up by robbers at 3.20 a. m. today near Gorin. The plot to rob was formed three weeks ago, and for two weeks the railroad people have had a spy in the robbers' camp, who has kept the company informed of Intended movements of the robbers. Two previous dates were fixed for the event, but heavy rain on the appointed days postponed It b9 cause of the ease with wmcn nor sea could be tracked iu the soft ground. Another date was set for today, and the conditions being favorable the attempt was made. The railroad, as usual had twenty-four hours notice and the train was well loaded w itb men armed with short Winchester rifles. The information of the spy was accurate and at the appointed place, one mile west of Gorin, a railroad torpedo exploded under the wheels, a red light dashed ahead and the train stopped. Immediately four masked men came from the brush. One rushed to the engine, ordered the engineer to hold up bis hands and fired at him with a Winchester at the same moment. The engineer fell wounded and a detective on the tender lired a load of buckshot into the robber's face before he had time to change his position. He got away Cor the time, but was caught later ana wm prooaoiy am ui uib wounds. The firing at the engineer brought a fusllade from the armed men concealed on the express, baggage and smoking cars, which was returned with a few shots from the robbers, *rho then made off as quickly as they could, cutting the hitching straps of their horses in their haste. One horse was killed by the detectives, but all of the robbers escaped for the time. All of the parties to the plot are known and will undoubtedly be captured. A pack of blood hounds was In readiness at Gorin and they took up the trail before daylight No better place in the country could have been selected for the location for the robbery, and it would undoubtedly have been successful if the railroad people had not been advised of what was intended. The passengers could have safely been robbed as well as the mail and express cars. Four men made the attempt on the train, but two 01 three others seem to have been with the horses and stationed behind the train to prevent anybody reaching Gorin on foot after the train was halted. a flagman loit iiis ca9ii. Kansas City, Mo? Sept. 18.?Th< Santa Fe train which was held uj: near Gorin, Mo., arrived in Kansas City at 9 o'clock?three minutes late The engine was in charge of Fred Mur lock, who took tho place of Engineei William Prescott, who wa3 shot by th< bandit3. Prescott is not fatally wound ea. Tne Duuet siruuit mm m tu< breast, glanced from his collar bone came out and fell on his shirt front beneath his blouse. When the train was held up J. P. Mooney, the rear brakeman, walked up the track in the rear of the train t( flag west bound trains. Fifty yards from the rear end of the train he saw two men holding live horses. One ol them left the horses, walked towarc Mooney, covered him with a gun, rob bed him of $19, and ordered him bad i to the train. The conductor of th< train was George Blue. Blue says h< ' saw seven men in the gang. TWO OF THE GANG OAPTUUED. 1 Memphis,Sept. 18?Two of the Santf Fe train robbers were captured nea: 1 here this morning. They were brough' > to Memphis and lodged "in jail. The] - are Charle Abrams and Link Overlield i They were caught by special agents o. ; the Santa Fe road, who have been or i their trail since the robbery was at t tempted and the desperadoes driven off Abrams is the man who shot Engineei i Prescott. He is badly-wounded and noi ' expected to live.Abrams was the leadei , of the gang, and boarded the engine in advance of his companions and re ceived the charge of buckshot full it his face. The detectives marvellet al > the time that Abrams was able t( F move six feet, much less escape to th< i ] woods, which he did. DEMOCRATS IN COUNCIL. [CONTINUED FROM I*AGE ONE.] RAILROAD COMMISSIONER. The names placed before the convention lor the office of railroad commis sionerwereJ. A. Sligh, H. A. Thomas. W. D. Evans, W. H. Yeldell, J. C. Wilborn.J. W. Gray, Jasper Miller and J.II. Koon. Each delegation voted for three men. One delegate wanted to know if they could plump. After the vote had been taken, the wildest confusion obtained for a half hour. The vote was hard to handle without ?:omplications, but it was made a perfect puzzle by the changes of vote announced every moment from the floor. There was no end of confusion and more wire palling than one could see in half a lifetime ordinarily. The chairman was powerless against the Bedlam. No two delegates were in their seats, it is impossible at thi late hoar to give the detailed vote as originally taken. The summary of the original vote, however, is as follows: Sligh, 129, Ihomas, 158; Evans, 213; Yeldell, 151; Wilboro, 152; Gray, 45; Miller, 24; Koon, 9. The result as announced finally was as follows; J. A. Sligh, 94; H. K. Thomas, 193; W. D. Evans, 207; W. H. Yeldell, 176; J. C. Wilborn, 197; J. W. Gray, 23; Jasper Miller, 11; J. H. Koon, 3. WEATHER-CROP BULLETIN. As Reported by Director Baaer for the Week Ending September 17,1894, During the week ending September 17 the temperature continued to range above the normal. The highest temperature occurred on the 11th, on which day 100 was record at Oikwood, Aiken county, after which the weather was somewhat cooler, averaging about 2 degrees a day above the usual temperature. A minimum of 62 was recorded at Liberty, Pictcens county, on the 13ch. There was, durlDg the week, possibly a little more than the usual amount of sunshine, with one entirely cloudy day; but the week was generally clear to partly cloudy, affording almost uninterrupted opportunity for out-door work. There was less than the usual amount of rain, taking the State as a whole, but in places, notably Beaufort county, on the 13th, and in the middle and upper portions of the State on the 16th, there were heavy rains In the form of thunder-storms. On the night of the 11th there were light, scattered showers over the entire State, but generally insufficient in amount to be of any appreciable benefit. The weather favored cottor picking which is being pushed rapidly, as the bolls, under the Influence of the hot, dry weather, continued to open very fast; one report states that tbe entire crop in that section is in sight, open and ready to be picked. By far the greater portions of the crop will oe or July fruitage as, owing to growth having practically stopped everywhere, the bolls of August fruitage are maturing small and early, this being most noticeable on sandy land. The lint Is said to be short but Is being secured in line conditljn and grades generally from low middling. With but few, 1 scattered exceptions, the estimates place the crop at from two-thirds to three-fourths of an average ore. Less damage is indicated, than heretofore reported, this week for rust, shedding, and boll-worms, the latter, however, have appeared in counties where they were never before known. But little sea Island cotton being marketed. 1 The late corn crop has matured but i is not as good a crop, generally, as that of earliest planting, but the corn crop, ! in the aggregate, is the lrrgest in years. Fodder has about all bc<m secured in the northwestern counties, as well as elsewhere. -The rice harvest continues under favorable weather conditions for securing a fine colored full crop. Sorghum and sugar cane are not uniform in regard to condition, throughout the State, ranging from very good to poor in yield of syrup. Pars, also. varv considerablv. but the > average condition indicates a fair crop. 1 Early varieties are being: picked, and pea-vine hay cutting continues, the 1 weather having been extremely, favorable for the latter. Sweet potatoes are generally, yielding well but second crop of Irshpotatoes are, in many sections, a failure. Rutabagas and turnips growing well, 1 but table varieties are said to be small. There was a general falling off in the condition of gardens except were there 1 had been plenty of rain. Some oats has been sown. The army worm has made its appeasance in Chesterfield county, eating up everything in its way except cotton which has so far escaped. Some fields ' of lice have been entirely destroyed by | the worms. The weather was favorable for gathering crops and for farm work. Death by Drowning. Atlanta, Sept. 18.?During the ' sudden and unusal downpour of rain which feV. in this city, Mrs. Drew Tye, wife of Mr. Drew Tye, who has teen ' one of the leading market men oi this [ city for many years, was returning to ' this city from her husband's slaughter. house a few miles out of town and met l a tragic death by drowning. Mrs. Tye j was in a top buggy and had a negro ; manservant driving; and when near the i city limits they came to a email stream which crossed the road, and which, onlj a few hours before, they had crossed 5 without difficulty, but which was now ) swollen to tremendous proportions by j the sudden and heavy rain, which still . fell in torrents. It had grown nearlj /vnmn (Via n*arn?aa nf nichfc and UUL&j UYTiUg uu vuv uwiwMvuw r the heavy clouds and blinding sheets ol i rain, and, notwithstanding, it could be seen that a great stream of water was 3 rushing across the road, they drove late the current without the least apprehen. t sioa of dauber, and not uutil the buggj was swept down the stream did they re' , alias their peril. Then it was too late, , The occupants were thrown out anc , soon Mrs. Tye was carried under the j current and swept out of sight. The t driver was fortunate in catching to some 1 bushes that grew on the brink, and hel: - on for life, while Mrs. Tye battled for e i few moments with the mad, rushins 3 waters, and went down in sight of the 3 negro who was powerless to save her, All night a constant search was kept u[ for the body of the unfortunate woman, l but not until after the sun had rises r were the remains discovered. The horse t succeeded in freeing himself from the f harness and made his way to land. f Suicide. t Savannah, Ga.,Sept. 18.?A. Morn ing News special from Macon says; !. liose Woodson, a respectable colored r farmer, 41 years of age, living In Wart rlor district, killed himself today on r account of the low price of cotton, ) Woodson owns a farm and was out ol debt until last year. Saturday he came l to Macon, paid up all his debts, having t three bales of cotton left. He said the ) prfce was too low to sell and brooded ) over the matter until today when he committed suicide by shooting. A GOOD SPEECH. john gary evans defends the ocala platform. What n? Had to Say Before the State Democratic Convention?Ho Will He the Governor of the White People, and Not a Factiont Columbia, S. C., Sept. 21.?The following is the speech of the Hon. John Gary Evans before the State Democratic Convention after the nomina tion for Governor: Gentlemen of the Convention and F6llow Democrats: Few men, gentlemen, In tbe history of our State have been honored as I have been tonight bv you. .Recognizing the fact of my youth I have felt that I can indeed thank you from the bottom of my heart for this honor. I would be false to myself if I told you I thought this Is the happiest hour of my life. I feel that the responsibility resting upon my shoulders is indeed great. But 1 feel that with the united democracy and with the people of South Carolina, whom you represent, supporting me in my effort for honest government, that my efforts will not prove futile and that the will of < the majority of the people of South Carolina will be carried out at all events [Applause.] Our government is a goverBment of the majority, and should I be elected to the position of chief executive of your State, I feel that I would be false to you should I not carry out the will of tbe majority, when It is fairly expressed, at all hazards. (Applause.) We are, gentlemen, Democrats. We are here men who fought for the principles of Democracy; we see here men who sat upon the lap3 of their mothers and heard of the brave deeds of their fathers who fought for State's rights men who sat there, children then, men now, Democrats now?men who imbibed Democracy with their mother's milk. Tell me that those men, tell me that those gray haired sires, could be false to South Carolina. It comes with bad grace, from any South Carolinian, seeing your complexion, seeing and hearing your principles, and hearing the voice of South Carolina expressed at the ballot box, to say that this grand old State Is not safe in your hands. (Applause.) There are some citizens in South Carolina who are fond of attaching a tall to their Democracy. We are Democrats. We are not Cleveland Democrats. We are not any other kind of qualified Democrats. We owe allegiance to no man. We owe allegiance to the principles which were fought for by you and your fathers and my father, and those principles must be maintained at all hazards. (Applause.) We have reached a state in the history of our country which was prophesied by your own statesman, Calhoun. We have reached a state now where parties ara not defined by principles, but are drawn by geographical lines. We find true Democracy in the South and in the West, the home of principle, whose men fought for State's rights, and who are against a centralized government. We find on the contrary the opponents of Jeffersonian Democracy, which means equal rights to all and special privileges to none?we find those menliving In the North and the East. We find an effort to centralize the govern meat confined to a section waiuu una grown rich upon the success of principles which have robbed the farmers of the Bouth and the West. What is our Democracy? In 1896,1 make the prophesy here that the South and the West will be called upon to redeem the Democratic party from the plunderer and the monopolist and the millionaire, who are growing fearful, if they do not have centralization of the government that those will become the halter that will surround their necks. A great deal has been said in your convention about Democracy. A great deal has been said by people outside who attach tails to their Democracy against you. In natural history we read that the ape as he grows old becomes suspicious of his tail. It worries him mentally and physically until he dies, believing that that appendage is the cause of his death, buch will be the fate of such Democrats in South Carolina. (Applause.) There assembled in Ocala under the Southern sun, under the shades of the palmetto, and almost down on the "Swanee Rlbber," a body of the honest yeomanry of the country. Those men did not go there as politicians, not as representing party, but they were there representing the agricultural interests of this nation. They set forth there certain principles which are commonly known as the Ocala platform. Those principles were set forth a3 principles that were necessary to rescue their government and to save your interests which Is the basis of all wealth, agri culturalists, from the ciutcnes or me Northern Sbylock. We who are dependent on agriculture for our existence sympathized with, them. We said in our convention, 'This is true Democracy, and we endorse It here,' and I endorse it now. (Applause.) But they say it is not Democracy. Bear witn me a minute, and let me show the ignorance of people who criticise and condemn you. Let me show you that those people cannot recognize 1 Democracy when they see it in print1 er's ink. Let ma refer to this platform. 1 The Democratic party in convention i assembled at Chicago endorsed a platform of principles. They are true and ' represent honest government and are I dear the hearts of every one of you. - They have been endorsed by your con vention properly as true Democracy, [ and these principles connected with , them have been endorsed, and I will l show you that the National Democratic party in convention assembled in Chicago has incorporated a majority of ' those principles, and that the Demo1 cratic majority In Congress have en? acted into law every principle of that platform adopted save one. ' Is not that the highest evidence of its . Democracy? It reads as follows: "We demand the I abolition of national banks." 'mat is j Democracy as formulated in Sec. 8 of j the Chicago platform. "When they . asked for the abolition of the tax on State bauks what did that mean? It meant death to national banks because 1 they cannot compete with State banks : whose issue is untaxed. 1 "We demand that the amount of the circulation medium be speedily in> creased to not less than $50 per capita." , The National Democratic platform det plored the state of affairs of the farmj ers of the country, calling attention to ) the tremendous mortgage indebtedness upon the farms, and called on Congress to afford relief. How was that to be obtained if not by an increase o? the circulating medium ? So that plank is : included in the national platform. [ "We demand that Congress shall pass such laws as will effeotuallyprevent the i dealing in futures of all agricultural , and mechanical productions; providing ! a stringent system of procedure in trii als that will secure the prompt conviction, and imposing such penalties as shall secure the most perfect compll1 ance with the law. That has passed i the House of Congress, where the Dsm, ocrata had over 80 majority, but was, defeated by the Senate. So. is not lhat adopted by the Democracy i "We condemn the silver bill recently passed by Congress, and demand in lieu thereof the free and unlimited coinage of silver." That demand Is made absolutely in section 7 of the Dimocratic platform. If English means anything it means that free and unlimited coinage was demanded by the Democratic party, but under the prostitution of the President of the United S'ates a different construction was placed upon that demand and we were cheated and defrauded of its benelits. (Applause. "We demand the passage of laws prohibltiog alien ownership of laud, and that Conarress take prompt action to A ?lnn + /\ AU?.nU oil UCV130 BULLLU picJU LU UUtclIU ttU leftUUO now owned by aliens and foreign syndicates; and that all land3 now held by railroads and other corporations in excess of such as is actually used and needed by them be reclaimed by the government, and held for actual settlers." That is the section 6 of the Democratic platform adopted at Chicago, and almost identical in language. "Believing in the doctrine of equal rights to all and special privileges to none." Those are Jeffersonlan principles which are set forth in the Chicago platform. "We demand that our national legislation shall be so framed in the future as not to build up one industry at the expense of another." This is almost identically section 5 of the Democratic platform adopted at Chicago. "We further demand a removal of the existing heavy tariff tax from the necessities of life that the poor of our land must have." That is the Democratic plank of the Chicago platform demanding a tariff for revenue only. But what have we today ? We have a Democratic House, a Democratic Senate and a Democratic President, and we had the right to expect a tariff for revenue only, and yet we have a bill comparatively better than the McKinley bill. Why? Because the South and the West now raise raw materials cheaper than the Northeast, and they laotro q hlffh r\mtont\xra faplfP nn mo nil. l\JL* V V M Ulgu ^LUVVVVAT V WWl?U- VU ftUMUVft factured products and demand free raw materials because the farmers consume manufactured articles and sell the raw materials. We asked for bread and they gave us a stone. "We further demanded a just and equitable system of graduated tax on income." That is not Incorporated in the Democratic platform, but it has been passed as a law by the Democratic party in'Congress. And that is the stumbling block which will make Republicans of every Democrat in the Northeast. Already the Republican Legislature in one Northern state has ratified the course of the Damocratlc Senators of that State in their opposition to this measure, which is not in this platform, and which has been enacted by the United Statfs Congress. And yet these men, these men who say that we are not Democrats, support a man who voted against that provision a man who leagued with the Republicans to defeat that provision, and to defeat silver legislation and other principles of pure Democracy included in the Democratic platform. "We demand'the most rigid, honest and just State and national government control and supervision of the means of public coDimunication and transportation, and if this control and supervision does not remove the abuse now existing, we demand the government ownership of such means of communication and transportation." They l- -- <? MAa-AM JnMtnn/] 1/1 f *y> Ant1 auvo uovei ueuiauucu tuo guiciuuiouK ownership of railroads, Xney simply demanded tbe control of the railroads, and when we come to the point when it will be necessary to keep them from owning the people then we will demand government ownership, and not till then. 13 not that pure Democracy and for the protection of the people ? That has been enacted by Congress when the interstate commerce bill became a law and we only ask that the commission be given full power. When you passed your railroad commission law you gave your commission absolute control of the railroads, with power to fix rates, schedules, connections, etc., but you have never demanded ownership of the roads and you do not desire it. "We demand that the Congress of the United States submit an amendment to the Constitution providing for the election of United States Senators by direct vote of the people of each State." The Democratic Congress has that enacted into law and a Democratic Senate defeated It. So you see every plank of that platform save one, which is the sub-treasury, is Included in the Democratic platform and those which are not have been enacted into law by a Democratic Congress. The sub-treasury is simplj 3 plan pui} iortu as au oviuouuo ui c disease existing among the farmers who demanded of these doctors of the nation to do something to cure that disease. Have not the people the right to pe tttlon Congress? I maintained this before the people and I claim that thej have such a right under the Constitu tion of the United States. I am ? true Democrat and I stand on the na tlonal Democratic platform and I stanc on the Ocala platform. I will not foo my people, let it cost me what it may (Loud applause.) Now, gentleman of the convention, ] say this because it has been llang it your faces as a taunt. We in South Carolina are a noble people. We sboulc not cherish animosity and do not. W< invite every true and honest citizen t< come with us and join in tnls bill o: rights to preserve white supremacy White supremacy is worth more that party principle (loud applause) and tli< man who oppose tbe3e demands, wh< opposes the free and unlimited coinage of silver, cannot stand before his people and claim to be a Democrat. (Applause.) We are a united people. Wo stanc here united, and if 1 thought, gentlemen, that my nomination and my elec tion meant unhappiness to the peoplt of South Carolina and threatened th< institutions of my State, which I love for every true patriot loves his State, J would ask you to take back this nomination, and I would pray God to pu' out the spark which glows ia my heart (Appiause.) If elected I shall be Governor of th< ? * - ?t oiioii irnAar ni-? fncMnr euiut) ^CU^nC. X JUUII O.UV. ?vr ... and shall see that the will of the majority is obeyed aad the interests of th< minority are protected by all ttie law and power which is placed in my hand: as your Chief Executive. (Applause.) And now 1 shall leave you. 1 can a;ratulate you on the work that yoi have today. 1 congratulate you upor the bold mauner in whicn you remain ed steadfast to principles and th? pledges you made to the people. I promise you that the Dispensarj law, which seems to be the b.meof con tention among some people, but whict 1 believe to be the only t>oluiion of tht whiskej problem, and the only rescut of the people from the tyranny of tht whiskey ring, 1 shall enforce to tht very letter. (Applause.) I thank you for your kind support gentlemen. I thauk you as tbe Demo cratic party and as the Representatives of the people, and when 1 pledge you my heart, when I pledge you my hand and when I pledge you my head, I have done all that mortal can do. Vou do the rest and support ms, and I asraryou that the proud banner of the Pal metto State which you have placed In my hands shall never trail In the dust as long as South Carolinians are true to principle and to South Carolina. All the candidates nominated were called on and made short speeches, except Dr. Timmerman, who was 8i3k. A motion was made and passed that a committee of three be appointed to wait on Governor Tillman and ask him to address the convention. The committee was appointed and went for Governor Tillman, but he bad gone to his home and could not be found In his office. While the committee was out a resolution was passed endorsing Che candidacy of Governor Tillman for the United States S9nate. A resolution thanking Chairman Efird for his courtesy and fairness was unuanimously passed. At 2:20 o'clock the convention adjourned sine die. mm FATS THE FREIGH1 fity! Fitonw pjfcw to Gm<s I and for i siaicgui aid Sm Whit 1m Cm Sail ff* * coo K-r uwn Price ko? Sis pfeffifi EH Dm !<?; other Bedroom %, ||y-?gffgP-J '" ;its, JU1 prices. ?=* $69 ?r?f ?$37 ?$}& Just to introduce them. No freight o?ld on thi? Or*>r. ?r. tfta. Guaranteed to be a rood organ er money xv> i'*?5 fUnJed. ? PiUsas. K -cfwit Plnah PARLOR SUITS, conjUttnj i>f Hoffc, Arm Chair, Rooktnj Chair. Dlvaa, fcr.d '1 elde Chalra?worth $46. Will Mvh ti U your ci-jpot .or A88> - TfcUHo.1 A $oo eiwma mean - . with all attachments, for ONLY $18.60 ,*lB aelivered to y or depot. *.*The~rijuHr price of lb La oJ^^kt BUGGY U ?5 to 75 dollar*. HB The manufacturer pays *11 VwB the expenses and I sell them jLl| to you for A48.7Sted guarantee every one bargain. No freight w tat* Eufjy A delivered at your depot ? ML?/' fli freight paid for jaP >|g ' Send for catalcguoe of Fu mi tare, QrmUIS it&vcs. Baby Carriages, Bkiyelee, Oa^M, PK avs, Tea 8>.U, IMnner 8?ta, LaakfSt Ae., a( 2AVa KONtfY. IMnae L,'?. PADGETT nySf.y ft oral ancPGUneral JPlantatteB ed their reputation as the best ob tne market; For Simplicity, Durability and Economy in fuel ana rate* THE TOUB Has no Bqoal : fpianos. ; : | organs. ! ; MID-SUMMER BARGAINS. !|! r V Special Sale Snmmer 1894. The V 1 V time to buy Cheap and Eaay. Six ' i1 1 V Special Summer Offera that but the V 1 v record. 11j 1 0 $50 saved every Piano purchaser. < [1 3 0 $io to $20 on every Organ. j i1 ) /> Six Special Offers oa our Popular MM-11, f O Summer Plan. Buy to August, September (1, >( and October, and pay when Cotton ootao i j, ' () Spnt Ca.sh Prices. So Interact. Only m '! > 3 0 Smull Ca.sh Payment required, $25 on a ( ) Q Piano, $10 on Organ, balance next Noratn- C 1 ' 0 ber 15tb. Longer time il wanted. C1 u Payments to suit all. Pianos $8 to $10 p1 jc moutbly. Organs $2 to $5. J I' X Our Mid-Summer Offers save big money,1, A on all plans of payment. i! i j O New Fall Leaders ready. Bea*tl- i, i ' () ful and Cheap. Tempting Barfalii. 1 ,1 (, Writo at onoe for MJd-Saaaaaer Of- i i Q fern. Good only until Voveaabar 1. , j 0 Don't wait. i 3 ?1 udden & bates i l southern music house,; j. j! ^ SAVANNAH, OA. s NOW IS THE TIME i TO l'LACK YOUK ORDERS FOR ) ! Tiirsshars! And I .Sail the Beat la the Market. Write > to me Before Buying. t Shingle Machines, Stave Machines, 3 Brick Machines, Planing Machines, t Swing Saws, Band saw3, i Gang Rip Saws, j and all kinds of ) wood workiag m ichinee j 'Jrisfc Mills $115 to $250. 5 Saw Mills 3190 to $400. Watertown Eagines and Bollera. ( Talbott Engines and Boilers. Seed Cotton Elevators, j Cottoh Gins and Pressei , HIGH and LOW GRADE. ; v. c.;bidham. I COLUMBIA, S.C.