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Mr, lames R. Bryce Wrllos aa Interesting
Articlo for tho Connor's Rondors.
Being advised by my physician I
sought Arizona for bronchial troubles,
it being renowned for its puro, dry
atmosph?re. I made Yuma my des
tination, going from Walhalla to
Atlanta, Ga., tbonoo to New Or
leans. There I took tho Sunset
Limited over the Southern P- >ilic,
touching Houston, Texas, where I
stopped over for a day to rest and
seo tho city. Houston is ono of the
loading eotton and cattle markets of
tho Southern States. Being near
Galveston on tho Gulf of Mexico, it
linn tho advantago ovor other places
in Texas.
The next stop I made was at San
Antonia, Texas, called tho Alamo
City. I suppose you have read of
tho fj.ll of the Alamo under David
Crockett, Bowie and others. Those
brave Americans left tho stain of
blood on thc walls which can bo seen
yet. This was the beginning of the
Mexican war and soon Texas was
freed from Mexico. Cur Spanish
Aincrican war has demonstrated one ?
thing and that is, that on tho bor
dors of Mexico tho Mexicans respect
tho Americans. San Antonio has a
history that would take time and
space to relate.
Leaving there my next stop was
at Kl Paso, Texas, on the Rio
Grande. Wo crossed Pecos Hiver
bridge 312 feet high. The country
presents tho appearance of a desert
from there on. I thought tho pia
riries were bad enough, seeing noth
ing but the prarie dogs, but here you
could not see anything but the cactus
und grease wood. I met District
Attorney Sanford, from liaglc PURR,
going to hold court Home twenty-five
miles from Alpine. Wo ohattcd for
Homo timo and I was beginning to
think he had passed the place ; HO I
remarked, but lie said it was Home
distance from where he lived to thu
court house-215 miles. You can
imagine what kind of a time tho
District Attorney has in the South
western portion of Texas. Kl Paso
is tho center of railroads leading in
and out of Mexico.
I next crossed the Rio Grande, go
ing into New Mexico. Along thin
part of tlie road they have guards on
the trains, expecting at any moment
to bo held up by robbers. W li en
over the train would slack up on ac
count of tho sand on the track, I
thought I would soon have to show
up, hut I did not encounter any rob
bers. About dark wc rolled into
xf. A.f""w... ."
and a? Capt. Billy Smith nays,
"twenty minutes for dinner ;" no
time to talk politics and original
packages, but something good to cat.
In tho Wost Harvey's restaurants
arc noted for something good to eat
and pretty waitrcHses. Being bash
ful I always took twenty minutes to
eat. I understand bc has populated
the country hy the waitresses marry
ing off. Some forty miles further on
we encounter a sand storm which de
layed UH eighteen hours.
When I reached Yuma I found
myself in a hotel that looked like it
had neon better days, and a water
tank. 1 crossed the Colorido river
over into California and staid a few
hours. Thin being thc Southern
portion, almost anything grows the
year round. Labor is cheap on ac
count of the Chinaman, ns he can
live on almost nothing.
I took back track to Maricopa
Junction for Phrpnix, a city of I?"?,000,
on Salt creek. This pl apo looked
more like the East than .'my I had
seen since leaving New Orleans. I
liked the placo very much, but thoro
seemed to bo too many sick people
there for the writer, as it afforded
thc best accommodation in thc Ter
ritory, Afte. consulting a few
friends ? had made, | loft for Tup?an
where I stayed for some time, Tuc
son ?H thc second oldest settlement
In the United State?, situated in the
Southern portion, on the lino of tho
Southern Pacific Railroad, <|00 miles
West of Kl Paso, near tho borders
of Mexico, almost in tho center of
tho pllmatjo hejt recommended by
thc knited (States Medical Commie
?ioi?or ns tho most favorable region
in thc ? II i tod B tates for those
alllictcd with pulmonary ailments
asthma and various chronic diseases,
Thc altitude above nea level iw y,4?0
foot and tho climate iu dry and plea
sant the entire year. During thc
months of June, July and Auguat
the average temperature is about 00
degrees'; but there ia so little hu
midity in tho atmosphere that little
Inconvenience is experienced. This
mild Bomi-tropioal ntmosphoro is
probably owing to tho physical con
ditions which aro prominent. Tho
Santa Catlinn, tho Hinc?n, Tucson
and Santa Rita form a circlo of high
mountains, curving threo-qunrtors
around tho vnlloy. Toward tho
West stands another rango, all of
which provo a completo barrier to
storms. While th roo of tho summer
months aro warm during tho day, tho
nights aro-always cool. This is on
account of tho ratified condition of
tho atmosphere It becomos in
stantly cool on the setting of tho
sun, there hoing no humidity to re
tain tho beat, licef never spoils,
only dries np. Tho fall, winter and
spring months can bo compared with
tho Italian clime. Thero is little or
no frost. Flowers bloom during thc
winter months and much of tho
shrubbery retains its foliage It
soaroely over rains and very littlo
fanning is done. Irrigation is too
costly. If Tucson was near Wal
halla she could probably borrow
some of our showers of rain. Tho
country is barren, only a few mes
quite bushes, which grow downward
instead of upward. A small load of
wood can be gathered from tho roots
cf ono bush. The Indians gather it
and bring it to town on Mexican
burrows, selling it at eight dollars
per cord.
Thero aro some three thousand
Indians in and around Tucson doing
most of tho hard menial labor.
They live peacefully and have good
sohools. Nine miles from there is
ono of the oldest mission ohurches
in tho United States where they
worship. Tho Sawxavior was built
in 1668 by the Spanish.
Being a Territory, where every
kind of sport in wide open, there are
few crimes, only potty thieving.
Mining is carried on extensively
throughout the Territory. Copper
predominates over tho minerals.
Silver is next and every man is a
silverito. Making a short visit into
Mexico I had to havo Mexican
money, so I took two dollars and
twenty-five cents of American coin
and received fivo dollars in Mexican
coin in exchange.
Tucson has a population of ten
thousand, mostly Mexicans. Span
ish is spoken by soven-eighths of
tho inhabitants. Thero aro two
dilly papers, but they contain little
now.'' of the outside world. Tho
churches and schools would grace
any c f our Eastern towns or cities.
They have able preachers and teach
ers. Most of the houses or adobes
are mae'e of mud. Living is very
expenshe on aooonntof tho railroad
rates. The peoplo aro anxious for
thc Nicarauga canal to bo cut.
There arc a groat many peculiarities,
but space will not allow moro to bo
said for the present.
I olooe by saying that with all of
Arizona'a pure, dry air, Walhalla
can easily make up for it in moro
ways than one. J. li. BttVOK.
WALHALLA, S. C., April 10, 1890.
Do Not Ro I dol cd
With tho idea that any preparation
your druggist may put up and try to sell
you will purify your Mood liko Hood's
Sarsaparilla. This medicino lias a repu
tation-it has earned its record. It is
prepared under tho personal supervision
of educated pharmacists who know tho
nalino, quality and medicinal offont of
all tho ingredients used. Hood's Sarsa
parilla absolutely cures all forms nf
blood disease when other medicines fail
to do any good, ft is the world's groat
spring medicino and tho ono trim blood
Tobacco Growlny.
Southern Karin Lifo comments as
follows upon til? tobacco industry :
"Tobacco ls becoming the great
money crop of South Carolina and
West Florida, and in some . parts of
Lower Coorpia also, A few years
ago experiments in tobacco growing
were made in some of tho Eastern
counties of South Carolina, The
results obtained were little short of
wonderful, and to day millions of
pounds of tobacco aro produced in
those counties, The new industry
lins been of tho greatest benefit to
tho farmers. Prom a condition bor
dering on poverty, thoy are now
living in comparative independence.
The mortgages on their homes
have been paid and they are putting
money in bank. And this is due to
tobacco culture."
cunts WHIM AI
Heat CoiiMh fi/1 ii
Rom? people who call themselves
decent will put a nattered nickle Into
tho olin roh collection and pny a Pull
man ear porter t?o cont? for blanking
their boots,
Whon you ask for Dr. M. A. Simmons'
Liver Medicino, seo that yon get it, sud
not some worthless imitation.
Tho Pooplo Assured of tho Cordial Good Will
of tho Amorican Citizens.
MANILLA, April 0.-Tho preamble
of tho proclamation of tho United
States Philippine commission, recit
ing tho oossion by tho peace troaty
of tho Philippine Islands to tho
United States, rofors to tho appoint
ment of tho commission, assures the
peoplo of thc cordial good will and
fratornal feeling of thc Presidont of
the United States and the American
peoplo and assorts that tho object
which tho United States govern
ment, apart from thc fulfillment of
its solemn obligations, has assumed
toward tho family of nations by tho
acceptance of tho sovereignty over
the islands, is tho well being, pros
perity and happiness of tho Philip
pine people and their elevation and
advancement to a position among
tho most civili/.od people of tho
Continuing, the proclamation says :
'.The President believes this felic
ity and perfectic.il of the Philippine
peoplo will bo brought about by tho
cultivation of letters, science and tho
liberal and practical arts, by tho en
largement of intercourse with for
eign nations, the expansion of indus
trial pursuits by trado and commorco,
by the multiplication and improve
ment of menus of internal communi
cation and by tho development of
the great nat m ai resources of tho
"Unfortunately these puro aims
and purposes of tho American gov
ernment and people have been mis.
interpreted to some of tho inhabi
tants of certain islands, and, in con
sequence, the friendly Amorican
forces, without provocation or cause,
have been openly attacked. Why
these hostilities? What moro do
tho best Filipinos desire ? Can it bo
more than tho United States is ready
to give ? Thoy say they arc patriots
and want liberty."
Tho commission emphatically as
serts that it is willing and nnxioue
to establish an enlightened system
of government under which thc peo
plo may enjoy tho largest measure of
home rule and tho amplest liberty
consonant with tho supremo ends ol
thc government and compatible witt
those obligations which tho Ullitec
States has assumed toward the civil
?zed nations of thc world.
The proclamation then says then
can bo no real conflict between
American sovereignty and the rightf
and liberties of thc Filipinos, foi
America is ready to furnish armiei
and navios fii?u ail thu infinito re
sources of a great and powerful na
lion to maintain its rightful suprcm
acy over thc islands ; no it is cvci
more solicitous to spread peaoo an<
happiness among tho people am
guarantee them rightful freedom run
to protect their Just privileges an<
immunities, to accustom them t<
free self-government in over increas
ing measure and to enoourago thom
democratic aspirations, sentiment
and idoals which arc the promise am
potency of fruitful national dovoloji
In conclusion tho proclamation an
nouuecs that the commission wil
visit the Philippine provinces to af
certain tho enlightened nativo oplfl
ion aa to tho forint, of govemmon
adapted to the people, conformal)]
with their traditions and ideals, it
vites tho leading representative me
to meet the commission and deda:
the policy of thc United States, i
the establishment r.nd mniutenanc
of thc government, to consult th
wishoB and aooure tho advice an
co-operation of tho peoplo.
The proclamation contained cleve
articles, dedaring America's intei
lions as follows .*
|. The supremacy of thc Unite
States must and will bo enforce
throughout every p..rt of tho .rch
po)ago, ThoBO who resist can a
coniplish nothing except their ow
ij. Tho amplest liberty of sol
government will bo granted, whit
is reconcilable with just, stable, o
fective and economical ndjnjnistr.
tin? and. compatible with tho sove
oign righto and obligations of tl
United States,
8. Thc civil rights of tho KtHpin
will bo guaranteed and protootfl
their religious freedom will ho ti
uured and all will have equal Htnn
lng before tho law,
4, Honor, Justioo and frlondsh
forby! tho exploitation of tho poon
of the islands. Tho purpose of tl
American government is tho wclfa
and advancement of tho Philippi
5. Guarantees an honest and effoo- '
tive civil service in which, to tho .
fal lent oxtent practicable, nativos
shall bo employed.
6. Tho collection and application
of taxes and othor revenues will bo
put upon a sound, honest and eco
nomical basis. Tho public funds,
raised justly find conducted honestly,
will bo applied only to defraying tho
proper oxpeuscB of tho establishment
and maintennnco of tho Philippine
goverumont, and suoh goneral im
provements ns public interests de
mand. Local funda collected for
local purposes shall not bo diverted
to other ends. With such prudent
and honest fiscal administration it is
bolioved tho needs of the govern
ment will in a short time become
compatible with a considerable reduc
tion in taxation.
7. Tho establishment of a pure,
speedy and effective administration of
justice, by winch tho evils of delay,
corruption and exploitation will bo
effectually eradicated.
8. Tho construction of roads, rail
roads and other moans of communi
cation and transportation, and othor
public works of manifest advantage
to tho people will bc promoted.
0. Domestic and foreign trade and
commerce and other industrial pur
suits and tho general development
of the country in tho interest of its
inhabitants will bo constant objects
of solicitud o und fostering caro.
10. Kffeotivo provision will bo,
made for the establishment of ole.
mentary schools in which tho chil
dren of the people will bo educated.
Appropriate facilities will also bc
provided for higher education.
11. Reforms in all departments of
government, nil branches of tho pub
lic service and nil corporations olosoly
touching thc oommon lifo of the
people must bo undertaken without
delay and effected conformably with
common right and justice, in a way
to satisfy tho well founded demands i
and the highest sentiments and aspi-1
rations of tho Philippine people.
Tho Seeds Being Sent Out this Year ?.r? tho
Bost tho Doparlmont has Ever Handled.
Tho Washington correspondent of
tho Now York Sun gives an inter
view with Seorotary of Agriculture
Wilson, in which ho is quoted as
followo :
"It is truo that wo aro diverting
part of tho money for tho distribu
tion of seeds. Of tho appropriation
ot $180,000 wo aro allowing #71,000
For the distribution of seedB through
Congressmen, and tho remainder wo
ure exponding in our own way. All
weds are not tested after distribu
tion and the contraotor was paid
accordingly. Now Bcods aro tested
by our experts and 8f> por cont must
germinate or tho seeds aro rejoctod.
This insures tho recipients good
leeds. Not only must tho seeds
germinate, hut they aro tested for
fertility also. The seeds wo aro
lending out through members of
Congress this year aro tho host tho
department has ever handled. This
distribution is regarded by tho mem
bers and tho department as a very
excellent thing, and wo aro con
stantly trying to improvo tho sys
"But wo aro doing much more
than simply distributing common
leeds. The groat country lying in
tho temporate y.ono and stretching
from ocean to ocean has within its
jon fi nea almost every condition of
:limate and soil, It is possible,
therefore, to grow to highest per
fection Bomowhoro in tho United
Stales almost ove ry thing in the
world. Wo aro trying to ascertain
what particular parts of tho United
StatcB wiii grow eortaln grains, fruits
und vegetables, and to what part
Bertain grains, etc., aro particularly
Adapted. Wo find, for instanoo,
We present here thc Bank of England multiplication table, which,
though in common usc on tho other side of tho water, is little known in
this country !
2 \
<? 2 3
<> ? 0
Jl 2 Ji *
*r a ia io
AT 2 3 6 5
tJ 10 1(5 '?0 26
/? 0 il 4 5 0
u lg 18 24 30 30
ry 2 3 4 r? 0 7
/ 14 21 28 35 42 49
O 2 3 4 5 0 7 8
? 10 24 32 40 48 60 04
O 2 3 4 60730
?' 18 27 30 46 M 03 72 81
/ /) 2 ? 4 6 0 7 8 0 10
' (/ 20 30 40 60 CO 70 80 90 100
/ 7 8 3 4 6 ? 7 8 0 10 ll
1 22 h3 44 65 00 77 88 00 110 121
-1 Q 2 S 4 6 (1 T 8 ll 10 ll 12
' * 21 30 48 00 72 84 00 108 120 132 144
4 0 9 3 4 5 0 7 8 'I 10 ll 12 13
.*<> -?o 80 52 it". TS 01 101 117 130 143 150 1G0
//2 84 5 07 ? 0 10 ll 12 13 14
./'Y 28 42 60 70 84 08 Wfl 120 140 161 UV 182 100
7K 9 3 4 6 0 7 8 0 IO ll 12 13 14 16
??0 45 00 75 90 106 120 i:? 150 1115 180 105 210 2tfV
//' 2 3 4 6 0 7 8 0 10 ll 12 13 14 15 10
' f> 82 18 04 80 00 112 128 141 160 17? 102 008 224 250 250
1 iy 2 3 4 5 G 7 8 fl 10 ll 12 13 14 15 10 17
?f t 31 61 ?8 85 102 HQ 18?. 163 170 187 201 221 238 265 272 ?8fl
./OD a 4 ? o i a a in n 12 i? H 15 jo >? ia
?* ? 30 54 72 00 1U8 120 144 102 180 ?08 21? 234 252 2T0 288 300 324
7fl 2 ,1 4 6 0 7 8 0 10 ll 12 13 14 IA 10 17 18 10
?*-U 38 57 70 05 114 133 162 171 100 200 228 247 200 286 301 323 342 301
,)() 2 3 4 S ? 7 8 0 10 11 12 13 14 16 10 17 18 Ifl 00
?V?7 4.0 ?0 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 220 240 200 280 300 32(1 310 SOO 380 400
0 7 2 3 4 5 0 7 8 fl IO ll 10 13 14 1? 10 IT 18 10 20 21
& 1 42 03 84 105 120 147 108 180 210 231 252 273 204 316 830 357 378 :t99 420 441
O) ty 2 3 4 5 0 7 8 0 10 11 12 13 14 15 10 17 18 10 20 21 22
44 CO V? 110 132 161 170 103 220 242 201 280 308 330 362 374 3!I0 418 410 402 481
? 3 4 6 ? 7 8 fl 10 lt \'4 13 ll 15 IG 17 18 10 80 Ut 29 23
#0 40 ?9 02 tl5 138 IO! 18? 207 230 253 270 209 322 346 308 3fll ?14 43T 480 ?83 500 629
0/ 2 8 4 5. ? T 8 0 10 ll 12 13 14 15 10 IT 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
"?'t 48 T2 90 120 144 108 192 21? 210 204 288 312 33? 300 38? 408 432 460 480 601 628 652 67?
0 li 2 3 4 6 0 7 8 9 10 ll 12 13 14 15 Ki 17 18 10 20 21 29 ?3 2? 26
50 75 100 126 160 176 200 225 260 275 300 825 360 375 400 425 460 476 600 525 560 575 OOO ?26
As will ho seen, it gives at a glauco tho product of any two numbers
as far as 2ft by 2f>. For example, if you want to multiply 17 by 18, you
glanoc along tho loft sido of the figures until you como to 17, and then fol
low tho nunibors to thc right until you come to 18, under which you will
find tho result, 221. Cut this table out and panto lt on a card for daily usc.
Cherry Morai
The best remedy
(SO years ago
for coughs and colds
and all Kindred ail
ments) and
The best remedy
Carl Schur? In convinced that tho
grcatost Presidents this country has
produced aro Gcorgo Washington,
Abraham Lincoln and Crover Cleve
Half of human ills aro unpaid bills.
that thc finest muskmelons sold in
the Kastein markets como from tho
dry valleys of Colorado. Thoro is,
however, in thc valleys of Afghanis
tan, perhaps tho original home of tho
melon, a muskmelon greatly supe
rior even to thoso raised in thc
West, So to Afghanistan wc sent
our agent, who returned us a quan
tity of seeds of thc famous musk
melon, which often grows to a weight,
of 20 or 80 pounds, and theso seed
wo arc Bending to tho West this
^Ycars ago tho calla lily w,v? vory
rare and very expensive. Its placo
in tho popular cstoem was taken by
thc beautiful Kastor lily. Kvcry.
one at Kastor-timo likes to soo Kas
tor lilies about, but they arc expon*
sive. The bulbs oomo from Bor
muda, whero tho soil is very rich.
Hut tho production of thc bulbs of
these lilies, which grow no rapidly,
exhausts the soil, and, as tho soil in
Bermuda is very thin, they will
scarcely bo able to produce tho lilies
much longer. They must havo three
things-a rich soil, heat and wator.
So wo havo imported 600 bulbs,
which wo aro distributing across^ th,o.
Southern States, Arizona and Now
Mexico got? some for tho irrigated
portions. Texas received some be
cause of its rich, soil and abundant
rainfall. Mississippi and Louisiana
also got some. We hope by this
moans to find some place whore tho
Enstor lily can bo brought *o perfec
tion and then tho florists oan do the
rest. Tho monoy now sent to J3or
muda for bulbs will bo retained in
this country, and ovory ono will be |
ablo to have Easter lilies.
"Tho Californians complained that
their fig trees woro liko thoso in tho
Biblo whioh boro no figs. Thoy had
line trocs, fine fiowora and very
favorable conditions. Evorythiug |
was there except tho figs. Our soi
ontists examined tho situation care
fully and decided that tho trouble
was that the poll?n was not roaching
tho fenialo fiowor. This was demon
strated by nieaiiB of artificial fertili
zation. Tho poll?n was blown into
tho ilowors by a blow-pipo, and thoso
fiowors produced fruit. An agent
was sont to Smyrna io K?V how ino
trees there woro fertilized and ho
found a peculiar bee whioh lived
among tho fig trees and carried tho
pollen from flower to flower by
means of its hairy legs. Tho people
of Smyrna did not want to .ct any
of these beep go out of tho country,
but our agent brought some away on
twigs. Unfortunately, they woro
dead before thoy roached us and
nomo moro wi", have to be obtained.
"On tho shores of the Mediterra
nean, in Algiers, is a bran oh of this
department. Wo find that tho dato
palin flourishes in Arizona, so our
agent in Algiers has had tho date
palm grafted and planted, and when
tho young trees aro ready to bo re
moved ho will take them up and
carry them to Arizona, and wo will
produce our own dates.
"Some years ago there were no
beet sugar factories. Now thoro aro
a largo number, but not nearly
enough to supply the country with
sugar, Wo experimented until wo
found where tho best sugar boots j
could bo raised, and thou wo Induced
the fanners to plant the boots and
tho manufacturers to build tho fae
tories. As a result, wo aro turning
out hundreds of tons of sugar and
kcoping thousands of dollarB at
homo. Across tho Northern row of
States we find tho bost sugar-bcot
country of tho United States.
Northern New York, Northern Indi
ana, Ohio, Michigan, oto., aro all
adapted to the culture. To pr?vido
them with tho best of seod wo havo
imported twelvo tons, now in Now
York. This seed was purohasod
from tho best growers in Franco and
Germany. There tho boots aro
carefully soleoted according to sao
oharino matter, and those containing
tho highest percentage aro Boieotod
to boar seed. First tho seed is
planted, thou comes tho beet. This
seed is again examined, and that
which contaiim tho highest poroont
ago of sweetness is planted. That
year they get tho beet. Tho next
year the beet is plan'. >d and they
get tile seed. It is this seed which
wo have purchased.
"To ascertain the best grain for
our Northern States and to procuro
tho most hardy soods, wc havo an
agont in Southern Russia who is
going among the farmers asking :
What is your best grain? How do
you plant it? Whioh is tho hardi
est variety? Ho will send us the
wheat which they uso and other
grains. Tho Wc '.terners complained
they had no gm is that could stand
tho drought, io we wont to tho
steppes of Russia and got some of
that grass. Hero is a sample of
grass that was green after six months
of dry weather, and whon tho rain
oamo it sprang up to two foot or
more. It is in this maimer wo aro
utilizing tho seod appropriation."
O JV. JS? *P O H. X -Au .
Be?n tho imJ ^8 Kind You Havo Always Bought
To KUI f talo Bugs.
It is entiroly unnecessary to suitor
damage from potato bugs. Either
Fails green or London purplo is
deadly poison to the bugs, and may
ho so applied as to do no harm to
tho vincB. Tho best way to apply
tho poison is to mix with wntor at
tho rate of one pound of tho poison
to f)0 gallons of wntor. Ono mix
turo sprayed ovor tho vines is sure
death to tho bugs. For thoso who
havo only a small area in potatoes,
and who do not possess a sprayed, it
will pay to mix tho powdered limo
and dust over tho vines, soleoting, if
possible, a timo when the dow is on,
-Kansas Farmer.
Dr. M. A.. Sl^u.m.on.B* \,i\o\ ?ucdt,oluo
dorn;?, Uip co^pjox.i.on^?lvoa buoyanoy to
tV>? WUViV cures hoadacho, re/; ida Jes ?,ho
! stomachy bowels ami
Makes the food more dei
Now Officers Eloctod-Cap?. B. C. Webb
Ro-cloctcd Clerk of tho Board.
COLD Min A j April 6.-Tho board of
control waa to havo met nt 0 o'clock,
but members wore tolled out ono after
another to bo entertained by tho ?
many candidates. Tho meeting was
not called to order until ton minutes
after 10 o'clook on account of tho
pressure on tho members.
When tho mooting was called to
order things happened in a great
hurry and changes were made with
lightning-liko rapidity. As soon ns
Mr. Halesden took his soat at tho.
head of tho tablo and announced tho
purposes of tho meeting he said that
during tho year in which ho had ;
hoon chairman of tho board ho had
done tho very best ho could and that
ho had worked with all his diligence
and vigor in tho interests of tho dis
pensary and the board. If anything
has gone wrong and lins not been
righted ho felt that it was through
no fault of his, ns ho had done al!
that he oould. Tho board of con
trol was composed of fivo members,
and one new member was. elected
ovory year. This and custom
scorned to pr?vido for rotation, and
in viow of this and for purely per
sonal reasons, which ho did not caro
to mention, he would say that he
would not bo a candidato for re-elec
tion as chairman of tho board. lic
ohuso ho would no longer bo chair
man would not prevent him from
oo-operating with tho board to its
fullest extent, and he promised to do
all that ho could to make tho admin
istration of tho new chairman suc
It was decided that a majority
voto should elect. Tho names of
the members woro then called, and
thoy voted ns follows for chairman
of tho board : Mr. Miles for Mr.
Ilasoldon, Messrs. Williams,IIascldon,
Boykin and Robinson voted for Mr.
D. M. Miles, and he was declared
elected chairman of thc board for
tho next year.
Mr. Miles has been a member of
tho State board for somo .timo.
Upon his eleotion ho thanked his
ooiicaquos for their votes and st.id
that ho would bo obliged if Mr.
Ilnseldon would hold the position of
chairman for tho present month, on
account of certain business ho wishod
to attend to. This was agreed to
by all.
Cant. B. C. Webb was unani
mously re-elected clerk of thc State
board of control. Mr. Moso II.
Mobloy and Mr. G. II. Charles wore
rc-clcetcd clerks in the ofllco. of tho
State board of control without op
position. Mr. W. W. Harris, dork
of tho constabulary force, was re
elected without opposition.
Tho election for commissioner ox
citcd considerable interest. Tho
race was between Col. S.W. Vance,
the incumbent, and Mr. J. B. Douthit,
who until tho recent session of tho
General Assembly was a member of
tho Stato board of control. Thc
election was entered upon without
any speeches or waiting and resulted. :
.Messrs. Hasoldon and Robinson voted
for Coli Vance and Messrs. Boykin,
Williams and Miles votod for Dou
thit, and, thorefore, Mr. Douthit was
declared olected commissioner for
thc dispensary. Col. Vance had, so
far as tho public knew, given ontiro
satisfaction in thc discharge of his
duties, and his defeat will bo some
thing of a surprise to tho general
Mr. Douthit is from Anderson
county, and is well known through
out tho Stato because of his long
connection with tho State dispen
sary as a member of tho board of
control, having made a careful mom?
Mr. D. A. G. Ouzts was ro-olocted
bookkeeper to tho commissioner
wit! Ut opposition.
Tho noxt oleotion was for inspec
tor to fill tho placo of Inspector Hill?
Tho string of candidates was printed
this morunvgx Mosnrs. Williams,
M,\lo8, Haseldon and Robinson voted
(or Mr, In W, lloykin, of Camden,
jf?r. Woykln did not voto in this oleo
tion, bwauso of his relationship to
Candidato ftoykin, who is said to bo
? very compton* ?VW Cor \ho placo.
lic?ous and wholesome
ten co,, HEW von*.
Mr. J. C. Moody, of Marion, was
re-olectod second inspcotor without
Mr. W. II. Brynn, pf Piokons
county, was olcotod superintendent',
o' tho dispensary, all of tho rhembors
of tho board voting for him with tho
oxcoption of Mr. Robinson," ;from
whose county, Mr. Bryant hails.
Mr. John Blaok, of Waltorboro, was
ro-oleotod shipping olork of tho dis
pensary for tho ensuing your.
Mr. ,T. B. Pottigrow was oleoted
watchman of tho promises.
Tho election of foromaji of tho
dumping room was loit* open until
lator in tho session' of tho hoard, so
that cortain inquries might ho made.
Thc State's Rum Business.
COI.UMIJIA, April 7.-The State
Board of Control to-day finished its
purchases for tho month. As will bc
noted, tho board bought considerable
goods. The ord o rs placed were as
follows :
Whiskey... CO barrels.
Corn whiskey.. .... .650 barroln.
Hyo Whiskey.27ft barrols.
Gin. 80 barrols.
Hum. 10 barrels.
Total.055 barrels.
Caso liquors : Whiskey, 420 cases ;
wines, 100 OSBOS.
Beor, 4 oar loads ; malt tonic, 10
cases ; ale, 5 barrels ; portor, 6 barr
Prank J. Cheney makes oath that ho ft
tho sonior partner of tho (lim of Fi J.
Cheney ?fe Co., doing business in tho City
of Toledo, County nud State aforesaid,
and that said ilrm will pay tho sum of
Ono Hundred Dollars for oaoli and
ovcry caso of Catarrh that cannot bo
cured by tho uso of Hnll'B Catarrh Cure.
Sworn to boforo mo and Bubsorlbod in
my presence, this 0th day of Dooombor,
A. 1). 1880. ^^-~?*,
,-i A. W. GLEASON,
] SKAT. [
I -> i Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Caro is taken internally
and acta directly on tho blood and mu
cous surfaces of tho system. Sond for
testimonials, froo.
F. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by Druggists, 7^0:
Dall's Family Pills aro tho bept.
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Oregon's Wido Tiro Bill. ?
Though tho wido-tiro movomont
moves slowly, it is very gratifying to
know it docs movo, at loast, jn spots.
One of these favored spots is tho en
terprising State of Oregon, which
has passed tho following bill :
"That from and after tho first day
of January, A. D. 1900, tho county
court or county board of each county
within this State is hereby authorized
to make a rebate each year, for four
years, on the road tax of eaoh per
son within its county who shalt own
and havo in habitual use on thc' ?
highways of this Stato wagons or,
other vehicles for tho transportation
of froight and other heavy articles,
thc tires of which aro not less than
throe inches in width, of $1.00 for
each wheel of such vehicle ; and, pro
vided further, that tho owner of oaoh
vehicle having tires not ICBS than
four inches in width, upon willoh
there is a differonco of at least eight
inches in thc length of tho front,
and rear axel, so constructed that *
thc front and rear wheel will not
como in contact with tho samo road,
surface whilo tho vehicle is moving
in a straight linc, shall receive, in
addition to tho aforesaid ' rebato,- 'ff'
further rebato for four years in his or
her road tax as aforesaid of $2.00 for
each vehicle of this class, for each
and cvory year during snid period
that said vehicle is habitually used
upon the highways of this State,'*/
It is a well understood fact that
if a few wagons in each locality aro
fitted with wido tires, ?,<ioy will serve
as a most patent object lesson. Ore
gon has taken a lon ? stop toward tho
securing of good rc .vis and in hoop
ing them good.
W. F. Pawl, No Brookland, H. 6"
writes: Havo usc . Dr. M. A. Simmons'
Livor Medicine many years, and conoidor
it tho host liver medicino n?ado. 1 regard
it a miraclo compared with Koilln'{< regu
- . --.-.
Carter II. Harrison, Domoorat,
was re-clcoted Mayor of Chicago last
Tuesday by a total voto of 140,014,
against 106,804 for Zina H. Carter,
tho Republican candidate, and 45,410
for John P. Altgold, tho independent
Democratic candidato. Harrison's
plurality, 89,010.
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Malaria cannot find a iodgil "4in vii
f.ystom whilo tho livor Is^? *"v*
Dr. M. A. Simmons' #:, ?
tho best regulator, I '.. '- -: f
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