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THOS. J. ADAMS, PROPRIETOR. EDGEFLELD, S. C., THURSDAY, AUGUST IO, 1893. _. VOL. LVHI. NO. 28. "
MK. W. B. REYNOLDS.
Several Theories as to What
Prompted the Deed.
Augusta Chronicle.
W. B. Reynolds, the man who
suicided by taking morphine in
Savannah - on Tuesday, was well
known here.
About ten days ago, just after
Lancaster killed himself, Reynolds
told some friends that he was go
ing to follow" the photographer's
example. Two days after uttering
the threat he made an ineffectuai
attempt to end his life, by taking
- morphine.
Reynolds was very much in love
with a handsome young lady in
Augusta, and spent much money
on her, keeping her supplied with
rare flowers and presenting her
with a number * of jewels. When
the young lady left for Savannah
last week Reynolds followed her.
It is said he was very much smitten
with her, but his action was not re
ciprocated.
The Savannah News gives the
following account of the .suicide:
W. B. Reynolds formerly a Belt
Line motorman suicided "early .yes
terday morning in a house of ill
fame on South Broad street by
taking about four grains of mor
phine.
Why Reynolds took his own life
is something of a mystery, It is
thought by some he did it on ac
. count of his wife's unfaithfulness.
It is believed, too, that he put an
end to his career because he had
run. through a small inheritance.
He waB apparently under the in
fluence of liquor and seemed to be
in good spirits when he went to
the house. He was nervous, how-,
ever, despite his free and easy hu
mor. On several occasions he went
out on a piazza, but no special at
tention was- paid to this, as it was
supposed he was, only going out to ;
get ice water. But it was not ice '
water he went out for.
He was worried in mind,..and to '
end.his troubles took a large dose f
fell t i the floor. Those in the room
rushed to his side and found him
unconscious. This alarmed the
inmates of the house, and ice wa
ter was freely applied to the un
conscious man. This and other
methods of restoration were used,
but to no effect.
Reynolds remained limp and
lifeless to all appearances. Toe
proprietress of the house summon
ed Dr. Nichols, who went imme
diately to the unconscious man,
but he found that there was little
or no hope for his recovery. A
general congestion had set in. The
doctor believes that the chill had
existed from the beginning of un
consciousness. The congestion con
tinued until ensued. Upon careful
examination it was found from the
appearance of the pupils of the
man's eyes that very little of the
morphine taken had been absorbed
up to the time that the doctor had
arrived, this being prevented by
the congestive chill.
Although fully aware that the
man was beyond human aid, the
doctor made every effort to save
him by the use of the remedies
usually applied in such cases.
After working for two hours he
gave the case up.
.Reynolds was finally carried to
St. Joseph's infirmary, but he had
scarcely been in the infirmary
. fifteen minutes when he expired.
A search was made of his pockets
and a red envelope containing
about a grain of morphine" was
found. It is presumed from the
folds of tho paper that it originally
contained five grains. The name
of the druggist did not appear on
the package, and it is impossible
to learn from whom the drug was
obtained.
A pawn ticket showing that Rey
nolds had pawned his watch for
$5, and two or three small items,
together with a letter addressed
"Snow" were found in the pockets
of the dead man's trousers.
Reynolds was twenty-five years
old. He was originally from Edge
. field, S. C., and came here some
months ago as a motorman on the
Barnard street line. He held the
place until March 1st, when he re?
. ceived a legacy from his mother's
estate. He realized from this
$1,000 in cash, and a small farm.
He took the money and sold the
farm, and with what he could get
together went on ? drunk. With
the going of his money went his
friends and he soon realized that
he was broke. He was out of em
ployment, had no money, and very
few more friends, and troubles of
a domestic nature came upon him,
which in his 6tate were hard to
overcome.
Acting Coroner Naughtin viewed
the body at the infirmary and con
! eluded that it was unnecessary to
hold an inquest. The body, will
be sent to his relatives and friends
in South Carolina'to-day.
I all Oats and Bye. '
I Southern Cultivator.
The general mistake in planting I
this crop is that it is put in too|
late, and the land is not made rich
enough. The complaint 'is that it j
is so often cut off by the cold
weather. But if the seed is put
in early and the crop forced for
ward by high manuring, in nine
cases out of ten, it is too far ad
vanced tb be injured by the cold.j
Every experienced farmer has no
ticed that it is the poor spots in a
field which are killed first, and |
that often when these are entire'.y
destroyed the richer spots escape
without any appearance of injury.
A crop of fall oats, the "stand"
being once secured, is more^valua
ble than the same area planted in
the spring. Thc yield is greater j
and the grain is of better quality, j
Every farmer, if he cannot afford
more, should have at least a patch | i
of rye or barley. It is never win
ter killed, and furnishes the much j
needed green food for horses and [
cattle. .
Behring Sea Decision.
LONDON, Aug. 2.-The decision
of the Behring Sea question is ex
pected in a fortnight.
A dispatch to-day says that]
every point has been adjudicated
and in every instance, that Russell
Websterj counsel for Great Britain,
has been sustained.
The decision is unanimous on
all points except one, to which
Judge.Harlan and Senator Morgan
dissent. This refers to the seal
fisheries on the high seas.
The regulations to close the sea
Jons, are very stringent.
penienced than Americans, as the
latter hold the islands.
A Profitable Potato Season.
Richmond Times.
The Irish potato season, which
bas just ended, has been most
profitable one on the eastern shore
for years past. The shipment has
been larger and the prices have
been and are yet the very top of
the market. During the past three
weeks over 2,500 car loads of pota
toes have passed over the penin
sula. One day's shipment from I ?
Cape Charles alone amounted to[
between eight and nine thousand
barrels, or fifty car loads. The
sweet potato season will be in full
blast in a few weeks.
A Wonderful Watch.
A mechanical marvel lately ex
hibited in St. Petersburg is a musi
cal watch which was made by a
Russian peasant in the reign of
Catherine. It is about the size of
a hen's egg, and contains a repre
sentation of the tomb of Christ,
with the Roman sentinels. On
pressing a spring the stone rolls
away from the tomb, the sentinels
fall down, the angels appear and
the holy women enter the sepulcher,
and the. same chant which is sung
in the Greek church on Easter eve
is actually performed.
Rattlesnake in His Breeches.
Philadelphia Record.
ASHLAND, Pa., 25.-A son of
David McKelvey, residing at
Rocktown, while running through
the woods near his home was at
tacked by a rattlesnake which he
had trod upon. The snake fastened
its fangs to the boy's pantaloons
and unable to withdraw them.
The frightened boy started home
atbroakneok speed, dragging the
snake with him, where it was
killed. The lad was not hurt.
Gold for America.
LONDON, .Aug. 2.-During the last
week the rate for long discount has
been 2 ; for short discoant, \. The
tendency is steadily upward. It is
understood that $10,000,000 will
shipped m th in the next two weeks
to the United States, and the be
lief is that several millions more
will be sent over before the end of
the year.
As a hair dressing and for the
prevention of baldness, Ay er's
Hair Vigor has no equal in merit
and efficiency, clean, and healthy
and gives vitality and color to
weak, faded, and gray hail, most
popular of t( i'.et articles.
Subscribe to the Edgefield AD
VERTISER.
THE DISPENSARY LAW,
I By Mrs. S. F. Chapin in Southern
Christian Advocate.
It was my privilege on last' Sab
bath evening, July 16th, to be pres
ent at the Citadel Square Baptist j
Church, where the Rev. David]
Ramsey, the pastor, was announced
to preach. His topic was to be
"Religion and the New Liquor)
Law."
The day had been intensely hot,
and what seemed to be a gathering
storm was evidently, approaching,
but neither pretent'ous clouds nor
rumbling thunder prevonted a
large congregation from filling the
house and occupying .the gallery.
Quite a number of colored people)
were also present. All denomina
tions were represented, showing the
deep and universal interest felt in
the subject to be discussed.
Mr. Ramsey, after the opening
exercises, read most impressively
the 13th chapter of Romans, and
took as his text part of the first
veiee : "The powers that be are or
dained of God." He said some
people thought the pulpit had no
right to discuss "the temperance
question," but he believed that
?verything connected with the wel
fare of society and the salvation
)f souls came under the conscien
tious minister's line of subjects for
liscussion ; and as intemperance j
vas admitted by all to be the great
>st curse of the age, he proposed
o speak from a religious stand
>oint of the new law passed for its
luppression.
First, he asked, what is the South
karolina law, and with whom did
t originate?
This he answered by saying, not
>y Governor Tillman or the poli
icians, and yet it meets its bitter
st opposition from the ill will of
hose who object to it because of
he great load of prejudice they
eel toward the Chief Executive
'nd his party. It is being most|r(
dtterly attacked from every direc
ion- and if it lives it will have
Ur-H. _:_ ? v_
ver enacted in any State; but
lovernor Tillman is not responsi
ve tor it.
The liquor traffic had become so
aw-defying and intolerant that
houghtful citizens all through the
ouutry felt and determined that
t should be crushed out, and by a
uajority of ten thousand votes de
nanded absolute prohibition. The
?eople in the State did it.
There has been a great educa
ional force at work in the State
or years for the shutting up of the
aloons by law. The Legislature
lid not pass the law absolutely
>rohibitory. but provided for the
lale of liquor by responsible men,
guarded by restrictions almost
amounting to prohibition, or if the
reeholders preferred prohibition;
>ut and out, all they had to do was
;o refuse to sign the petition for a
lispensary. As a Christian man
md a prohibitionist, I could not
sign a petition for a dispensary,
ilthough it is infinitely better than
:he licensed saloon and a long step
towards absolute prohibition. I
have travelled this State from one
3nd to the other. It is my native
State. I have talked with the
warm-hearted, honest men who
wear the wool hat and support
this bill, and whatever a few poli
ticians may have in view I do be
lieve the bill was honestly framed
to benefit all the people, and with
no intention to make money out of
tho law, and with no malice in the
world against our beaatiful his
toric City by the Sea, so full of
valiant deeds and precious memo
ries. He deprecated any and every
effort to create division between
the sections ; and as he spoke ten
derly and lovingly of the little
State, with its head nestling among
the mountains and its feet laying
in the waters bf our beautiful bay,
whose brave sons at the first signai
gun which sonnded in our harbor
rushed from their mountain and
midland homes to stand shoulder
to shoulder with their brothers in
the City by the Sea for the protec
tion of their State, eyes filled with
tears ; and when he said ' I love
my State, every foot of it, and as
a Christian and a patriot I will
respect those who by her votes are
placed in authority, and obey the
laws upon her statute books," the
looks of approval and acquiescing
nods from the young men, who
were out in force, showed Lincoln's
oft-repeated saying, "You can fool
all of the people some of the time,
and some people all the time, but I
you cannot fool all of the people '
all the time," was correct. Defiance
of law, he said, can only resultan
anarchy and a reign of violence,
and no Christ ian patriot would ad
vise such a course. No matter if
the laws are passed by men of your
own choice or not. Hero was Em
peror at the time Paul enjoined
obedience to all law and said "The
powers that be are ordained of
God."
A stri ? execution- of law is
necessary for the well-being of
society. Among the many objec
tions urged against the bill is that
"the State has been digraced by
going into, the liquor business."
We would like to ask, he saiaj
when has the State not been in the;
liquor business? Has it not for
pears legalized the liquor traffic;;
md shared, in the name of rev?-i
nue, the profits from it? It is not
'going in the business," but di??
?olving its numerous partnerships;
?vith those who have conducted it;,
:o the injury of its citizens, and
"oing to take the business, whicK
hey propose materially td curtail
inderitsown immediate supervi
lion, appointing only such agent!
is are men of integrity and whose
noral character is endorsed byjj
heir fellow citizens.
But "it is a monopoly," and the
state might as well monopoliz?
he drug business, is urged as a&(
.bjection.
There can be no comparison bet
ween the drug business and the,
iquor business. Public necessity
Lemands medicines; but if fte
xuggist should go into thS
trychnine business the Statik
rould justified in interfering as it
as in the trafiic which'has proved?
o destructive and ruinous to it?
itizens. It is the duty of the Stat#
D protect tho health of its cititf
sus by every msans in its power!
The advantages of the new la?
re already apparent in this citya
nd to give practical demonstra!
on of its beneficial working hi
?ad a list, of statistics he ha<i|
>pied from the police ! booksj
lowing tue comparative- numjai,
ito effect~wi?hi;noseof proceeding
ears:
In 1889, from the 1st the to the
5th of July, there were 42 arrests,
5 white, 17 colored.
In 1890, 29-14 white, 15
olored.
In 1893, 6-5 whites, 1 colored;
of these were feom liquor held
ver.
Fourth of July was more like a
abbath day, and quite a contrast
5 previous fourths, when sober
itizens kept indoors to avoid
ollision with drunken rowdies.
In visiting among my parishiou
rs I hear of blessed results. One
idy tells of a husband and father
rho had not spent an evening at
ome for ten years not spending
n evening out since the bar rooms
rere closed.
A large class of young men,
tarticularly those whose homes
re not in the city, drank because
if the pleasant surroundings of
he bar room, with its music,
>icmres and flowers. This temp
ation is now taken out of their
ray, for the dispensaries offer no
uch inducements. They are not
:ept open after dark, and do not
tell by the single drink. Habitual
irinkers and minors cannot
mrchase a drop. So the dispen
iary has none of these injurious
Matures of the bar rooms, and
nay prove a great blessing to the
mtire State.
Not any of our unregistered
Chinese residents have yet been
sent back to their own country mi
ler the provision of the Exclusion
ict, and the half dozen of them
?vho have been arrested under it
?vere speedily released to await the
)rders of the government. It has
been interesting to* observe how
the whole of these peculiar people
have stood together, solidly and
impassively, through the period of
fifteen months since the enactment
Df the Geary law. It is' not often
that any large body of white men
are so unanimous, obedient, and
patient as these yellow men have
been all along. The Chinese in
the United States are certainly a
remarkable people. They are un
obtrusive, industrious, sober, prov
ident, and well-mannered; they
cannot be accused of inordinate
viciousness ; and it must be said
that, in this part of the country,
there are few criminals or law
breakers among them.-New York
Sun.
Bills of Sale and Mortgages of
personal and real estate for sale at
the ADVERTISER office.
IA Pile of Old Gold Coins Unearth
ed in Sp ar tanbury County.
Colombia State.
Mr. W. H. Lyles returned
the city yesterday from a stay
his summer home at Landrum
on the Asheville and Spartanburg
road, the State .line. He tells the
story of the remarkable find of
buried treasure upon the plantation
adjoining his place by a poor
white farmer. The treasure is all
in gold coin, some of the coins
being 175 years old. All of it is
the coin of foreign countries and
the dates range from 1719 to 1792
A few days ago a white farmer
was ploughing in the field. His
pl?w turned up two of these gold
coins. He picked them up and
went ahead. His wife came along
shortly afterwards, hoeing. She
dug up two mort-. Then they stop
ped work and went back to the
spot", beginning to dig. In a short
time they unearthed a pile, with
no other covering than the earth,
of over 100 of the gold coins.
Bach one of them was as bright
ind shiny as if it had just come
im the mint. The money value
e gold itself is about $500.
^e time ago the same farmer
?Jug up an old skillet near the
same place. It it supposed that
?^poins were buried therein.
The land upon which this gold
found formerly belonged to
Thomas Earle, but there is no
slue to solve the riddle of how
his treafure came to . be buried
ibero. It is supposed to have
j??h a collection of rare coins
nade by some man with a fancy
br such things during the present
?entury and buried there for safe
jeeping during the war.
The value of the coins, on ac
lorint of their age and rarity, is no
Loubt, very" considerable. The
oins are Spanish, English, Ger
aap, etc.
^Mr. Lyles secured two of them.
j?hey are beauties. One of them
S%he size pf a five dollar gold
cription in Latin "Phillip V, by
he grace of God, King of Spain
ind India." This surrounds the
fead of Philip. On the obverse is
he crown and coat arms of Philip
md this inscription : "The fear of
Jod is the beginning of wisdom."
The other coin is larger.
Surrounding the head of a woman
jouis' queen no doubt, is the in
iription : "Louis XV, by the grace
)f God, King of France aad
Navarre, 1779." On the obverse
s the maltese cross with fleur de
is in tb o center and the inscription
n Latin 'Christ reigns, conquers
ind rules."
The farmer will doubtless
.ealize a handsome sum for his
ind.
BAD BLOOD.
rwo Deacons Disagree and One
Kills the Other's Fine Mule.
\nguata Evening News.
An unusual case arose in the
Hamburg Justice Court to-day be
fore Judge Getzen.
Two colored brothers in the
church (Baptist deacons and lead
ers, in fact), Jim ThomaB and
Handy Henderson, got into trouble,
and they will have to submit to
the law. Jim grew jealous of
Handy's attentions to his wife,
and although hauled up in church
and made to shake hands, they did
not bury the hatchet.
Handy lost a fine mule the other
night and found it had been car
ried to the swamp and killed. He
suspected Thomas and had a war
rant sworn out.
Judge Getzen heard the prelim
inary to-day, but thinking the case
more important and serious than
could be covered in a justice court
he sent it to the higher court in
Aiken.
The colored people condemn
Thomas, and the ease is liable to
go hard with him.
It is a matter of pride and con
gratulation that in the midst of
this epidemic of bank failures the
Southern banks stand so firm.
Comptrolter Eckles has com
plimented the banking institutions
of this section upon tne "safe and
conservative manner" in which
they are conducted, and says
their management is highly com
mendable. Especially has South
Carolina to congratulate herself
upon the absence of even the
slightest flurry in her banking
institutions.-Winnsboro News
and Herald.
BROUGHT TO AUGUSTA.
The Remains of W. B. Reynolds, j
Who Committed Suicide.
Augusta Evening News, Aug and.
The remains of Mr. W. B; Rey
nolds, who killed himself in Sa
vannah yesterday by swallowing
an over-dose of laudanum, were
brought to Augusta at noon to-day,
and were carried to his father's
home, twelve miles from the city,
over in CaroIinas for burial.
Mr. Reynolds has been in Au
gusta for the last two months stay
ing with Mr. Jack Holder, and he
anly left here for Savannah last
Sunday.
Since his departure Mr. Holder
received a letter from Reynolds
;elling him his intentions to com
nit suicide.
Some time ago Reynolds inher
ted $1,200 from his mother's
(state, and after blowing in all his
in he became despondent and
luicided.
]APE HOM'S POST OFFICE.
Chere is None Simpler-And it
Has No Postmaster Attached.
In spite of improved modern
aethods of communication, the
outhern extremity of South
Lmerica still retains its flavor of
loofness and romance. The trip
round the Horn, still necessarily
lade by sailing vessels because
bey cannot so easily tread the
lazes of the Straits of Magellan,
? no easier than it was to the early
avigators, save that perhaps mod
rn sailing ships are safer and
lore manageable than those of the
ixteenth century. Even yet, how
vei, sailing ships may hover
ainly off the Horn for the better
art of a month, and that curious
iternational mail box kept at the
[om still bas its uses.
Landsmen who have heard of
lis singular survival are tempted
) doubt its ?existence, but sailori
Brsistently affirm that it is still
1?re. ; Cape Horn is a great mass
F rock rising abruptly frcrm the
pun-crrr&-ui * vwu-iuu^uU 6x1 vo&j
)ck stands a covered barrel, the
iternational Postoffice of a region
lore than 500 miles from any
ling that resembles civilization,
t is the custom of captains pass
ig round the Horn to send a boat
shore at this point if possible,
ike out whatever mail is going in
ie direction of the vessel, and
rop in whatever it is desired shall
o in the other direction.
International comity would pro
jet the mail box if need be, but
o pirates lurk about that region,
nd whatever natives may be there
rould have small use for the con
euts of the mail box. It is the
world's most southern- Postoffice,
lore than twenty degrees south of
lape Town, and more than ten de
rees south of any post town in
?ceanica.
Thought She Was HI.
[illion.
An extremely ludicrous incident
ccurred in a Lancashire church
n a recent Sunday. Ayoungladv,
vidently a strauger, of a naturally
lale complexion, accidentally let
ter handkerchief fall on the floor.
Jy repeatedly stooping to reach it
urtively she attracted the notice
f a gentleman in the pew behind,
mo thought she was about to faint.
Vith the best of motives, there
ore, he took her gently under the
inns and raised her up, gently to
1er surprise. As she tried to re
ease herself another gentleman
pent to her assistance, and before
he young lady knew what was the
natter they were moving her out
nto the aisle.
Naturally she was too much as
onished to find words for protest,
md they had managed to half
larry, half lead her some distance,
vheu she directed an appealing
ook to another gentleman in a
)ew, as if asking him to help also,
le, too, promptly rose from his
leat and helped to lift her up and
;arry her into the vestry room.
There she recovered ber powers of
ipeech and mutual explanations
loon exposed the ludicrousness of
;he situation.
k Thirty-Pound Nugget of Gold.
fortland Morning Orgonian.
BARKER CITY.. July 10.-The
recent gold strike made at the lt
Virtue mine near this city, is the
richest and most extensive re
pealed for years. This afternoon
i chunk was taken out weighing v
thirty pounds, when is estimated s
to contain $3,000. On account of e
the extreme richness of the ore it p
is not run through the mill, but d
is pounded in a large mortar.
FATHEK OP FOBTY-FITE,
Mos es Williams the Progenitor of j
a Company of Children.
RALEIGH, N. C., Aug. 2.-The fe
cundity of the negro race has been
the subject of much comment and
discussion. A case has come to
light in this State that is one of
the most remarkable on record.
Moses Williams, a negro farmer,
lives in the eastern section of this I
State.
He is 65 years old-as nearly as
hie can make oui;-but does not ap
pear to be over 50. He has been
married twice, and by the two
?raves has had born to him forty
ive children.
By the first wife he had twenty
;hree children, twenty of whom
vere girls and three were boys.
3y the second wife he had twenty
wo children, twenty girls and two
)oys. He also has about forty
;rand children. The case is well
.utheuticated.
For the Though Cf u?.
There is no greater rogue than a |
lious rascal.
From life to death is measured
y two ticks of the clock.
If the facts could only be fully
nown, it would no doubt be found
hat one good natured man does
lore for the health of a neighbor
ood than four doctors.
Bread from God's table is only
iven to those who are willing to
ork and fight for it.
Shadows are black, but they
ave no teeth.
The world loses nothing when a
id man dies, no matter how much
loney he is worth.
The best places in heaven are for
lose who are willing to have a
ard time on earth for Christ.
There are men so small that
hen they give a quarter for the
?athen they think that God ought
i give them a big wheat, crop.
The devil keeps? ci?se to the man
ivens at home, pass for doves in
?ciety.
Testimony is a duty. If God is
sing anything for you tell it.
St. Paul was probably the only
reacher who never complained of
3ing over worked, and yet there
sver was an heur of his Christian
fe that he didn't keep the devil
asy.
Faith without any works is an
igine without any fire under the
riler.
It is never safe to undertake to
ve a single day without God.
The bank of heaven is the only
auk we know of these hard times
mt invites a run upon it.
RAM'S HORN.
Hied His Mouth With Powder.
CAICAGO, July 28.-Tired of life
Gilliam H. Irving, of Charlee
treet, Winthrop Beach, Mass,
ammitted suicide on the lake
bore.
The method used was horrible
nd most revolting. A partly filled
an of powder by his side and the
3rn and mangled face indicated
bat the suicide had filled his
louth with powder and then,
robably with a lighted match,
ad caused it to explode. In the
ocketof his coat was found a
otebook, in which was this in
ormation :
"My name is W. H. Irving, of
Winthrop Beach, Mass. In case
f accident or serious illness notify
Irs. W. H. Irving, at the above
ddress.
"Note to City Authorities-Don't
end my body home, as my wife
.as no money to bury it. Don't
?ury me in a pauper's grave. I
iave been tired of life for two
ears, but have lived for my baby's
ake. I can't live longer. I have no
rork and am out of money. This
rorld is but a stage and the cur
ain has rung down upon one of
ts main scenes.
W. H. IRVING."
The man was about forty years
ld and was well dressed.
In cases where dandruff, scalp
lieases, falling and grayness of the
lair appear, do not neglect them,
.ut apply a proper remedy and
onie like Hall's Hair Renewer.
A Brunswick, Ga', negro weighing
20 pounds ate a watermelon
reigbing forty pounds all by him
elf last week. This negro was
ither to eat the whole melon or
tay for it in case of his failure to
? so. He disposed of it without
ny trouble and asked for more.
Edffcfield County Y. M. C. A.
COUNTY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Y
OF YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN AS'NS, >
Edgefield, S. C., July 18. )
To the Young Meris Christian "Aj?
sociations of Edgefield County;
and the friends of the work :
DEAR BRETHREN :
The fourth County Convention
will be held at Good HopeT?aptist
Church on Friday, Saturday, and
Sunday, August 18th, 19th, and
20th.
More than three years have pass
ed since the inception of this wor?r,
and as we look over the field to
day we are deeply gratified at the
measure of success which has at
tended it. Almost every town and
community in the county has felt:
its influence. Strong associations I
have been planted at seven points,
whiie Young Men's Prayer Meet- <
ings and Bible classes have sprungl
up here and there, presenting the/
movement -in every stage of itel
development.
Probably there is no other,
county containing so many Young:;
Men's Christian Associations, andi
(ret under the pre^nt system there
mist be room for at least fifty."
ils this is the oldest county work .
in existence, there are yet many
problems unsettled, and hence this'^
invention will be of great inter
?st and importance.
Every Association in the county
s urged to send a large delegation '
>f active members. Ministers of
ho Gospel arid members of even
;elical churches everywhere are
;iven a cordial invitation.
_ All the sessions of the conven
ions will be open to the public.
From the programme soon to be
3sued, it will be seen that the va
ious subjects will be discussed by
aany of our ablest men at home
nd abroad.
The prayers of God's people are
sked in behalf of this gathering..
Fraternally,
A. S. TOMPKINS, Edgefield.
JAS. T. BACON, "
A. J. NORRIS, "
A. B. WATSON, "
J. W. HILL, ?
W. E. LYITCH, U.
GEO. B. LAKE, "
E. J. MIMS,
B. L. CAUGHMAN, Mt. Willing.:
L. F. DORN, Parksvilie.
J. LEBLIE ANDREWS, Kirkseys.
WHTTMASiTi?ARLSrG, M^Kenuree"
JOHN LAKE,
County Sec'ty.
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