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The Abbeville Press and Banner, i
L BY HUGH WILSON. ABBEVILLE, S. C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 1896. ESTABLISHED 1844 M
Andyou are wonder
will convince yon in sue
the IMMENSE STOCK ol
First, MEN'S SUITS, ]
date stuff* to sIioav you.
new, nobby colors and c
from 85.00 (an all Wool
Now with your Sprin
country. All the new i
and the price will be su
line 3 pair for $1 and 4
mffTOT T i
lilt) MMM LI
In MENS ODD PANTf
Surveying and Platting
Land and Town Lots. Also Terracing, Lev I
eliug and Grading. Accurate work done |
where local attraction makes h Compass unreliable.
T. C. ANDERSON,
Feb. 5,1890, ly Ninety-Six, S. C. j
Desirable Place for Sale,
"\^7"E offer our homeplace at Cobesbury fori WVri'
?? sale or exchange. Premises in tine re-1
pair. Si acres offlrsiclass land. Land well. p,
adapted to fruit and all crops. Pure cold wa- Juter
and perfectly healthy location.
Wyatt Aiken, Abbeville, S. C. &00I
J. a. Aiken, Cokesbury, a. C. :f ?
Sept. 3d, '95. tf. 11 J
Make Returns. can
ALL Executors, Administrators. Trustees ten<
and Guardians are required by law to ,,
make returns to the Judge of Probate an ac- all.
count of the estates in their handBon or before
the 1st day of March of each vear. CD
R. E. HILL.
Feb. 17,1S96. Probate Judge.
Restaurant. j ^
I would announce to my friends and custo- Tim
mers tbat I have moved my RESTAU-1 "1UI
KANT to Cothran's Block, on Washington Tot*
Street, where I will be glad ro serve the pub- j Aja "
lie with as good meals as the provisions ol; flnn
the market will afford. !
HARRIET E. ADAMS. prir
Oct 1.1395, Cms. 1111
NICE !?f ]
All Sizes - ?e
^ All Prices.'and'
IN LATEST STYLES OF FINISH. Also rjlpf
copying and enlarging done at reasonable | ^ _ 1
I have GALLAGHER'S negatives and will ?
make photographs from them. j a,r?
M. V. LOMAX. '
|^-Over H ADDON'S store. i W .
ing Time Has
Lug where is the best j
trf, nwlftv t.lm.t lift s;plls i
BIG, LITTLE, TALL, SI
The brightest, new
uts in CHEVIOTS, SE]
Suit) to the finest good
LINE OF B(
g Suit you will, of coui
shapes in DERBYS, AI
re to please you. We
) all styles, and hea
up to date from
"Corkers" prettiest pat
pair for $1. Guaranfc
j i vi uuuiium
XX\ UO. BUTTOI
5, Regulars, Stouts, anc
, GOODS AS
IE TO OUR STORE ES
specting to buy last years old nold
is at old time prices, but ?Ahgura
ou wish bran new up-to- ue
i goods at prices that you wS'ceh r
afford to pay, then we ex- SuSSS
i a hearty invitation to Ue
erty In I
re are showing an exquis- theDialw
line of Dress Goods in ^ncT?
Bor Silk, White and Col- "ervlcc'l
1 Duck, Percalss, Wash
en, White and Colored &aJJ|?5
rn, Dimity, Crinked Dress ?dynS(
ds, Crepons, Spring
a suit of Clothes, a pair Kyt>
Pants, a pair of Shoes, a unjust
ktie or a Shirt of any de- l-f
ption is wanted, then we ?n?eau?tuv
certainly the folks you j^lul,ednj
looking for. Our stock of JI0en,eu*,f
)le Dry Goods, Hardware
Groceries is always com;e.
You cannot afford to
s the bargains which we ?ive?tc
JOEL SUITH & SON. i?B
>lace to buy ? \\
the best goods for
IORT, and in fact
est and most stylii
is in the market.
L*se, need a NEW
> have them in ME
10 Cents to $1.25.
terns, 50 cents up.
eed Fast Black He
and COLORED B(
VS, SLEEVE HOLE
i Extra Longs, as s
A.ME FOR PENSIONS,
NNpinbllnu: or Living Soldiers '
tlic Coining; Together of the
Iown or the ]>en<l.
ie last two days the Hoard of Pensions, ci
ng of Auditor W. W. Bradley, Treas- c
ike, Jr., J. L. White and H.W.Bowie t
eu busy hearing petitions from needy c
s, and ?Ue widows of decexsed sol- t
a be placed on the pension roll. No p
lercould w . ness the assemblage with- |
Ing his heart touched at the sight. I
telul country, If able to do so. would t
m all on the pension list. They de- f
ortn ot discriminating la a matter to <j
we object. The pension should be t
i without reference to the financial f
g of soldier, or his widow. The tneas- f
eward should be the soldier's valor,
should not at t his late day be required a
le his misfortunes and flaunt his pov- e
ihe lace of the unfeeling crowd. ' t
ler wrong which hasbeeu injected into cj
is the discrimination against those i
not sixty years of age. As we uuder- r
I, the pension is not. given as a pre- t
> age, but it Is given because of noble o
to the couutry. The soldier who lias a
attained the age of sixty is just as de- i
today as he will be when he has s
the three-score mark. If the pension d
on the sordid idea of poverty, and n
valiant service, why should not all
^Idlers be placed on the same last. If ii
slon Is given lor valiant service why si
Inate for or against a man because of tl
s or his lack of years? c
urse the reader will not blame the
Hoard for anything, so long as they w
e law, and we have no doubt that they h
y it to the letter. It is the unequal or ft
law to which we object. And let no d
iuk that we are blaming the Leglslahe
members of the General Assembly n
bt did the best they could. They li
Fell, but their lack of a knowledge or It
Lion to the demands of the situation
xcuse them for their short-comings, fi
does the best he cau, deserves the well b
i)in countrymen. nut inelr snort- a
i may put the people on notice that p
need for ability and intelligence in
ueral Assembly. The people them- o
liose their own representatives, and If c
lant soldier lias been discriminated ll
the people have nobody but them- v
i blame. v
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ettlest and cheapest lot of embrold d
n ever saw at Aug. W. Smiths.
no Doubt You]
rell, don't waste time tl
the least money. Not*
all kinds of Men can fin
sh garments made by th
2 and yon will find
HAT. We have the
in all the new colorings
IN'S, YOUTHS', BOYS' an
1.S, FOUR-IN-HANDS, T1
INGS WE i
WHITE SHIRTS, laui
>se, made for us and eve
AR and k IS
nil till u in v i/jurj
itylish and good as can 1
INTEL* OR YC
Yours to pi
WILL TILLMAN BOLT? I grief?
. I Till
Ills foolish Threat (o Commit Polit* poran
ci?l Suicide will Never be C'nrried ll,B frl
_ . . self re
Into Efleet. outc&s
For several weeks the newspapers have been nostrl
llfiousslng Tillman's threat to bold the Dem- blm.
iciatlc party If his Ideas on the money ques- To b
ion are not adopted by ihe National Demo- minor
rutl/t Prtnuanflnn Vnf until IuIpIv huvo tco coin i
>een convinced that Tillman really contem- that a
>luted any such foolish act. Hut now we be- men o
leve be has some Idea of doing so. While In tt
his may be bis present Intention, we do not the m<
?elleve he will ever carry that threat Into ef- may k
ect. SenatorTlllman Is a man of ability and than t
le Is acquainted with the history of the Dem- we do
cratic party. For these reusous be will not any ol
toll?or, In plain English, he will not commit thems<
lolltical suicide. Ullmttn Is only bluffing, ters.
le Is notyet ready togo to his political grave. | Witt
The fact is, he had better be at Washington, j about
.ttendlng to the duties to which be has been think,
ie^ted. It seems that he now uses Washing* know
onasaba.se or centre, from which be goes oppose
iutand trampooses over the country, being purpof
nterviewed by the newspapers. Tillman's expert
etuarkable and unprecedented success bas backs
urned his head and made bim presuraptu- dlsturl
us. He seems to love newspaper notoriety, It Is tri
nd may be ambitious for a nomination for tluctua
'resident by some little unborn political many
quad that may spring up like Johah's gourd been t
-In a night and perish In a day?a party that sbould
nay have a quick breath and a short life. would
The Press and Banner does not see where it But
3 essentially different to boll In 1896 from the the mo
ame act in 1890. In 1880 Wade Hampton said quence
bat an Independent was worse than a Kadi- of the
Tf Unmntnn'w rmrfihlfl hnri fnrop In on/1 Th? *
,-rh made applicable in 1890, we do not sec man w
ow patriotic citizens can In 189(5 look with deserts
ivor on a course wbieb was so severely con- believe
letnned In former years. Mr. Til
Jn the face of the history of the past we do
ot see how any sensible set of men, clothed
ii their right mind, can contemplate bo fool<h
The history of the last forty years does not
urnlsb n single instance where successs has c.? ?.
een won by porty bolters or party deserters, i
nd If Tlllmau can win on such a plan he can frirjr,
erform miracles. f?mn?
Begin with the bolt from the National Dem- L
cratlc Convention In Charleston In 1SIJ0. Be- '
auxe the Southern delegates could not force v ,
lie Convention to their way of thinking they
Mthdrew from the Convention. That act dl- 16 0
Ided the party. As a result the Republicans
wept the country. A Republican Presidert
/as elected practically wltbout opposition,
he weakness of adlvlded party assured their A Pre
efeat. Books s
since the war hasn't every bolter, deserter y?11 'ia'
r Th on c^li t.s
- v -Q?^
lat way! Come
% listen, and we w
d a fit, and a first
e best tailoring es
ERES, VICUNAS i
the prices right <
largest and most
i. STRAW HAT
d a beautiful line
ldried and unlaun
ry pair with our n
T and CHEA
iFS, SCARF HOLDI
raltor to tbe Democratic party come tc
man is no greater man than was Generlone
of Virginia. Mabone won a tem
/ success, but be lost bis following; lost
ends ; lorn bis money, and losi bis own
sped. He was a political and social
it, and bis name became a stench in the
Is of those who once loved and honored
olt is to acknowledge that one is in the
ity, and what can a minority hope to
when they enter a contest in a manner
inuotmeet the approval of honorable
n either side?
us we are not discussing the merits of
)ney question. Tillman and bis crowd
now more about tbe financial system
he men who have made it a study, but
not believe it. Neither Tillman nor
r his followers have ever distinguished
elves for their sagacity In money matlout
assuming to know anything at all
tbe finances of tbe country?(and we
as a rule, that only ignorant men do
much of It)?the Press and Banner is
id to any move which has for its purie
the disturbing of the values. Our
ence with Confederate money, Greenand
gold prove conclusively tbat tbe
:>ance of values is calamitous. While
ue that a few men make tortunes by
itlons In values, yet it Is true tbat the
lose exactly tbe amount wblcb has
;duh gained oy lue lew. it money
be depreolated a few sagacious men
get rich, but others would Buffer,
whether Tillman is right or wrong on
me.v question is a matter of no conse!.
It is his threatened holt, or desertion
Democratic party of which we are
vorld at large has little respect for a
ho does not stick to his party, and do
ir has ever won desirable fame, and we
i that no one known this better than
Denth or W. W. Gilrentli.
ayor \V. W. tiilreath, of Greenville,
tted suicide on the morning of the 14th
He had been overworked and In
health. On the morning of his death
led more cheerful than he usual, and
1 pleasant with the man from whom
jht the pistol only a few minutes besent
a bullet through his brain.
tty line of checked muslins and nalnit
Aug. W. Smith's, and cheaper than
ve ever seen them.
and see "COHEN, THE <
ill try and tell you JUSr
Find al CO
class fit at that. No o
tablishments in the Unit*
ind CLAY WORSTEDS.
on these as they are o
5 stylish line of headwea
S by the hundred. Y(
for very LITTLE FOLKS
DRESS BOWS, and CLU
dried, Collars, Cuffs. t
ame on them.
2RS, CUFF HOLDERS, CC
1 House and Lot for Sale.
OVER 50 fine fruit trees, six kind of plums \ ]
grapes, scuppernoDgs and raspberries
, Good water. Price 81,500. Lon
I Mrs. M. J. LYTHGOE, th?
April 1,1S96, 8m Abbeville, S. C. Fe
WANTED-ANIDEA of some simple
thing to patent ? Protect your ideas; they may c
bring you wealth. Write JOHN WEDDEFU JJ
BURN & CO., Patent Attorneys, Washington,
D. O.i for their 81,800 prize offer.
CACEMDJRPH'S PATENT SECTIONAL
S tee I Ceilings and
Side Wall Finish. ?%
For Churches and Residences. CatalOKue. prices and
estimates, on application to tbeSole Manufacturers,
| THE J. IRiiN ROUPIJIU * CORRIG. CO.. Jfrvy City,!?. J. ~ u
Also makers of Lightning, Fire and Storm-Proof l-J *
Steel Hoofing und Siding. Get circulars. mam
WALTER L. MILLER,
Attorney at Law. M
.Abbeville, S. C.
I also represent a number of Investment
Companies. Loans made op. Abbeville or
Greenwood City real estate.
OFFICE on Law Range.
Livery, Feefl and Sals Mies. Motn
MAVliNU DUUUni liiiL inxr^ivr>ox \jr
W. S. Cotbron in the
Livery, Feed and Sale Stables, '
I Will Continue Business at ^
the Old Stand.
Thanking my friends for the support in the n
past, I solicit a continuance of the same. ' ^
J. S, STARK. ?5<
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in n*u 1
CLOTHIER" and he
r A LITTLE about
Id shelf worn out of
ed States. All the ^
The prices range |9B
n the I
r in this part of the ;1
>u can get any style f
B HOUSE, fresh and |
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[OSIERY. See our
i in tits City. 1
>LLAR and SLEEVE
L.L persons Indebted to the estate of John
W. Lomax will make payment to J. R. nflH
lax. Tbose holding clalmB will presentsame
to me. J. R. LOMAX, ''A
!bruary 18, 1896, 4t. * Executor. '3
i. F. Killing's worth, 5
No. 4 Seal Block, Abbeville, S. C.
DENTAL NOTICE. f|9
Dr. S. G. Thomson,
ICE UP-STAIRS ON MoILWAIN
rner, Abbeville, 8. C.
2H.A liD GANTT, la now prepared to do
all *ork In his department In the best
oer and at reasonable charges. Monthly
mers shaving, hair cutting and shamlg
SI per month. Rasors honed and pat
i best condition for 26 cents each. .
. P. DeBRUHL. J. FULLER LYON.
eBSUHL & LYON, j
Attorneys at Law,
ABBEVILLE, S. C. -V
ce?Law Range, O'Neal Building No. 1.
al Aid, Loan and Investment Co,,
ABBEVILLE LOCAL BOARD.
R_ Hlabo TP ?PpfluJHcnt
alter L. Miller?Attorney.
L'aunon, C. V. Hammond.
x L. Miller, C. D. Brown.
excellent In vestment company,
31, 1S95, 18?f>, tf