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Terrtble tbreak of the workinsg Cles
in Sicily.
RoM, January 2 -Dispatches re.
Geived from Sicily today show that the
auti-tax movement has made great pro
gress in the province of Trapani. Sev
eral days ago the discontent in Campo.
bello, a town of 6,000 inhabitants, near
Trapani city, had become so threaten
ing that the town council passed a ros
olution abolishing the wheat octroi.
As protests against this action the
millers refused to reduce the price of
fiour and the bakers announced an in
crease in the price of bread.
When these measures became known
yesterday morning about a thousand
men and fifty or more women of the
working class gathered from the town
and the surrounding country and be
gan marching through the streets. The
police who tried to disperse them were
put to fight. The rioters set fire to
all the public buildings except the
town hall. From these buildings the
fire spread to private houseb. While a
lar district was in flameg the mtob
le; the owners and officials alone to
fight the fire, marched to the prison
and took it by storm. All the persoi:s
were liberated.
The soldiers who had been continev
in their barracks were driven out b
fire and then turned their attention t t
saving the rest of the town. The-)
were very forbearing and did not 1ii
or use their bayonets upon the ioib.
Nearly a third of the town is now iii
ruins. Many families that were buri
ed out walked the streets all last night .
The whole towi looks as if it had sut
fered from a bombardment. Amoi.g
the buildings destroyed were every
mill and miller's house in the place.
At Salemi, a town of 15,00o ilhalbi
tans, in the same district wi Ii Caiiipo.
bello, ires were started by inti-t;ix
rioters shortly before dark vest erday.
and half a dozen building were burn*
ing by9 o'clock. Fires were ie! b)
rioters in several smaller towns also,
and In the early evening the whole di
trict seemed ablaze. The troop:4, al
though provoked by the rioters retpeat
edly in Salemi, did n ,t lire. Sevcril
rioters were arrested aftel a si rgii .
A private was shot in t1w ch-v L aid a
captain in the stomach.
At Pietra Perzia, a towfn ii (i 1,(
inhabitants, near Caltauii-t ai, ina,ti
tax wo4 set fire to three pilh;i- hbI
ings and tried to get att lie r.,t, bit
was prevented by troops wii () h lj+j
Called out to protect them. -ii. rio
ters made such deter minii.ed iat:ts or
the military in tbeir elfri rts it U'ic
the buildints that event rally I he r
der to fire was given. V-i ve n 'r. l i I -
ad and many wounde I b yhe tirs. vol.
ley. The second volbo,, tired vr t,iOi r
heads, was followed <uick b)y u the ilid
solution of the mob.
The town council in Ma ilno, rear
Palermo, abolished the wue-t (1t r o4i)
Saturday, but the mnilleti ;indl vivk rs
like those of Campohello, ret isd tw r
duce their prices. The ieopli rose v".
terday and tried to des rm, lie 1 1) o !
buildings, but were driven iti by ith
troops after several stubtorn ligits, in
which three rioters were kitni ami
several inore were woitild. I rol
continued to guard tihe otises of Um
mifiers and bakers aid tie l uil
buildings throughout. the ightL.
The communal counetoiRs it *3y A
cusehave taken steps to qilet I Iie ip
lace by lowering the wheat. tax. I hv
announcement of tills plic'y yesterdaN
morning was received with joy i lrouigh,
out the city, and the Governor was re
ceived with tre"W"is apphis' w ben
he entered the theatre last evvemnig.
All the ministers pronouncued tire
situation im Sicily to lie graver than at
any previous perIod of tilt anit I t x ag
itation. Several mninist ers exrried~
the opinion thiat the 'ommunila]l coui
cils, whose bad( admlinlIistrat ion huit
caused the dlisolrder, oulghit ti e iihs
solved Dy the G overinent. Thile appel
of the military coin iander om t'w pie.
ple is considered ill lhe mnuist ry as
well as among thte peopile at l.irge t.o tie
proof of the desperation ot Sicilian
Several Sicilian D eput ic-s, who ha.ive
great inGuence with tilt ple~~)t ot ter
districts, have started for the island t o
help in the work or pacifsing thenm.
Premier Crispi is not tex pot' ed uni il
this evening to) go to Sicily. btii thei
alarming reports receivedt in tihe last
dispatches havec caused him i to chtainge
his plans. lie will noit visit Sic ily liiir
the present, ats he' dlemis his piresene'
in Rome indispensal e.
A mass meeting of all classes in 1 Xii
ermo last evening appointed a deput a
tion to report formnaliy to the Gotverni
ment what reforms were mnost nee'ited
in Sicily, "as the government wa5s but
Ill informed by the ofilials repiresel.t
lug it on the Island."
Chained to theo Flooir.
COLUMBIA, S. C., ,Jan. b.- Car pen ter,
the famous Edgetield miurdermer, who
bas so long been a fugitive from juts
tice, seems doomed to dlie at the rope's
end in the summer, or perhaps the ear
ly spring. A gentleman from h-dge
field, who was in the city yesterdiay,
gave some very interesting facts about
his case which have not yet been pubh
hished. This gentleman saysi t hat (Car
penter was brought back to lidgelield
as no other man has ever been brouighlt
back. In the first place he was brought.
to the railroad station by "ine o1 the
most determined and courageous mIen)
In the county. When the t rain ar
rived it w:.s met by the people fronm tihe
entire Yonce community of thte coun11
ty. It will be remembered that lie
murdered P'reston Yonce. Thcy had~
guns and pistols, andl~C( acco:paniedi the1(
party which had Carpenter, all along
the road back to lidgelleid, determined.
that he should not escape. Sheriffl
Ontz placed the man ill a secatre cell:
and put a careful watch upon him. Ie Ic
had not been there long ere lie declared 1
that 'e would escape before they coull .
hang him, and lie would never die at<
the end of a rope. Tlhis declaration:
made the shieritf very determined and1
recently lie has placed Carpenter in the('
top ceil in the jail, which is the most
secure, and has double chainedl him to
the iron ring In the centrh of the iloor.
ie will not allow any one to see the
prisoner. The sherlif is p)repalredI to
meet and repel any attempL at a rescue,
and intends to give the marn no earthly
chance to escape as long as he is tihe
custodian. Carpenter is to lie resenf
tenced at the coming term of court.
Judge Fraser will presidle aind pasis the
death Sentence upon him. It is thoug ht
that he will fix a very early (late f or the
execution .-State.
Otrls, werei Scarco.
SAN ANTONrO, Tlex., D)ec. 30.-A
grand bail in celebration of the hooh
days, was given at the ranch of .Jose
Pamerce, in Pecos county, near the
Rio Girande border, Thursday night,
It was attended by the Mexican cow
boys for many miles around. There
was a great scarcity of y oung women.
and there were a number of rows dur
ing the evening among the surplus of
young men, as to whose turn It was to
claim the girls for the dances. Li
quors flowed freely and the b)all broke
up in a general fight between the
young Mexicans, in which three young
men were killed. The rmurderers live
on the Mexican side of the river, to
which place they made their escape.
A Deserved Rebuke
We clip the following from the St.
Matthews Herald of last week. It is
certainly a most deserved rebuke to a
Sneak and coward, and does credit to
the sense of jtistice of the one who
penned it. li every newspaper in the
btate would take such high ground as
our contvie rary does, anonymuous
Sneaks and ass.issins would be a thing
of the past: " Fhere is an article writ
ten at Orangeiburg and published in
the Stuiday isu of the Register.
signed "Straightout" and ends by ask
ing the St. latthews Herald to publish
the saine. The writer of the piece
scores vt ry seyerely The Times and
Dmocrat arnd The Enterprise, our
counlty eoiteiporaries liblished at
Oran;gt1b4rg. We reltise to pubiish the
Pi(Ct: 4eiluse oi%e do not kinow its au
thor aa becituse we do not endorse the
accu11atios brought against said pa
pers. We t have ro grievance against
our c,)itoinpirari s, we have nothing
but tie kilk At feeling for their suc
Ck''. Asi a whole they have treated us
kiimll ua;ul faily and we have no de
sire to give ptiblicatioin to any article
tie bJ,t of which is their injury.
lT.e . .3.itthews Leral,l is an inde
hnt. newspaper whose object is to
s!;h* news to its readers and not
(t;i h r)Il gribvances of any man.
\' ;ivt, always recognized the Enter
lI ai an honest mnd earicst criticis
I the prosent administration, con.
dlng wrong and upholding right
:a % it. The Times and Democrat
hi bi en known and recognized as an
;Lt voMte ol the principles of this ad
mo11ist.rat.iio for which we cannot coil
inln it, for we inow nothing of its ob
jtet and iothiig against its sincerity.
-4) far aU Tli0 lerald is concerned it is
the tool of 1no narty or organization,
ollkiig its cons!ienti.)us convictions
oll all iluestiois of u)ibliic interest. We
art await of the lact that someo 0 otir
()'I best frn-ids contlein very many ol
ul"eraulces bJa li-lli.hey do riot coin
(1414 with tfheir views. We ask no one
iltort, i hai we are willing to grant think
i A ou ileas- anid we will do the ,same.
Spat'ihi A ua rcisit.
IBA Et:,oNA, JXI. 3.-The anirch
b,ts l't'.as, Coaa, I'pol, Cerezuel:I,
Beri rd, Sit. Arelhs, o iatn al'i,
' , it>ill[i atd PrIitmi were at noonl to
d-vhim(likd "Ver lo a nu1litaryN juld-e by
X 111 uuntiO inLtO the iLyceu:n rtie.a
r exP-n. Tis tIransier va4 inade
11n - h demPuld o)I U.h millitary auithoi
1i rleis htbH to mnean W,hat the pri
I' 1 , t'. trt- I )v court iniattial and
lt-\Iwy Wil .etV ttlti Li julc (byui ]t-)ii.
IT h , IT 1bi-ts wer I g reartly tiurpi-i.4(:l
: d?armle-1 whenlth !etirtwd that inl
Men,l of b l lt.(d rv the civil rourts
III-v wV 11 -b-tvc to) -an<l tlilll by at Court
i thu. i liuhert they have helheved
'IL a I)tP ra Iilal servitude
n 1hl bIth-wr t iniufshmient mieted
" wl )th , uilt no;iV they fear what is
: ik'mlY. probtieIC that they will be
nimoito be( tihot. The( residenits
ith! ciNy a e ert-ui n,,v th:it striet
ary ' ju "le w i , Ce XlCditi-)U-ih
td ''t to )thl.lse Imn who h a ve v io
11t n eir cr'i tis Wient they thoutht
h.1tiiL lorbtioi wouild deal wit.h
!A 111. ':!iIlhe1'eur.hOibl that the4
p:anor sme f womhavo c onlesied
e - a'ih it is itlnoSt certain Lthey
t.0.1 1itlit, the colessions llavinlL,
1%mel-hkyN bew,nima,lo tor the purp-,se
111sin11! 1.he 11-thlal,b1::ities anld de0
their. trials, wVill ilow deny t.he
their cotsins antd seek ty
ut' P ry Iliuuait mI their1 power tto sihow(
i a'. thiey h,util no'inL t.0 do wvith the
'-aI i w%ih ihteh they ar*e chargedI.
A'luch i 'at iition i s ( epressedt lat. th.e
Iniaulh:: ht priMisers, hImd esiL satis
I:. N ex pressed thait the civil auo
T< tgIl.\, Iti., .lan .i. -llostilitiig
I wa;t tillbriogli it hiia morning, tlt h Gv
(rntor- ha vinig ptrsisted in Mirs. Lease's
relov;il rtegatrdless of the statulte
wh ichi states tliluy t.hiat lie hias not
t powter to do so. Etforts at effect.
iing a t-oillpromiise. havet heen conitiinued,
andt ptimel which have bieeni ready3
Sinc I l M nday(, wvere fied in the Sup 1reme1
I a:se against .I. W . F'reeboi n, her
wou1ldl-bte succet2ssor. Tlt courIt issued
a it-st rainiung order forbiddinig Frea
b orin itoni acting or attempting to act
as a member of the board and f rom in
terferinig fin any way with Mrs Lease's
acting as a member of tie bo'ard or in
d(epriving her of any of the rights of'
th ICOlliOc. UJvternior Lewe-lling sa1id
his morninig that lie was no longer a
party to I lie cast' and( that it now ne
iuiafined for the courts to determine
whether F-reeborn or M1rs. Lease was
eni t ied to the oflice. Ile ventured the
opinion, however, that the inj unction
grants would not hold, but qualified
ihe assertion by saying: "Thlere is no
telling, however, what tlio court wvill
(d0." Alre. Lease is in OJsawatoic
to-d(ay wV ih thle b)oardl andl it Is thought
that service can be obt.ained on Free
bairn thie.re to-night.
.Au AEMMattl'd Act.
:InsTol, 'iT'nn., D)ec. 27.-A spIecial
I onight frm Doublo Tunnel, Va., on
t lie L~oui-vi lie and Nashville lt ailroad,
-ay.3s: William Ilterald shot andl killed
t young im:mi named Finley there this
Iftentoon. T1hey both worked for a
lumberman named Taylor. T1hey quar
reled over their work yesterday. ller
11d told F'iniley that he wvould kill him.
nley podri very little att.ention to the
bireat, thinking IIerald was trying to
Mattr himn. As Finley was walking
ast lierald's house5 t his afiternoon the
atter ste)ppedl to the door and shot the
ormer wit.h a shotgun loaded with ri
le balls. hlerald has fled. .It is thought
fhat. lie Is on his way to Norton, Va.
X posse of ten men started in pursuit
if him. Finley was about 2:2 years of
ige anti siniglo. iIe seems to have
>etn a strnger, no one knowing where
ic camne from. IIeraldl is a mnarriedi
nan mad is said to be from near Abing
Ion, \'a.
i'orinhied hIk e Riatt.
ii r mFFAnit, dailn. 2.--Burnir of t,be
heap lodiging house this mo T tng has
>ce'asionied a lar-ge~r loss of life than at
irst reportedi. The amiendled list is as
ollows: Dead: Edna Farley, cook;
saac Braley, p)riniter; Louis Anderson,
an rep:irer. Dyving. Datvis E, WVard,
e:gro cook, frightfully burned about the
ace, thiroait and internialli; Charles
Vain Ever, negro det,ective, decat,h hour
y expected; Edward Cr oss of California,
tame c->ndtion as Wand. Eight more
njuredl ones are lying at, the hospital,
mut all thought to have fair chances ot
e.:o erv excepit possibly John t'. Itus
tell if O!cott., N. Y., who was badly
aurnedl about, the body andl arms. I1is
3hances of recovery are small.
WVAsilNoTrON, D)ec. 30.--Col. .
11am pton Iloge of Virginia., United
States consul to Amoy, has been
dropped from the consular service, the
result of an investig~ation of the char.
ges against his integrity. Hecretary
Giresham has Sent letters to Senator
Daniel and to Col. iloge, informing
them of this action.
Our Captain hag "aid it, and ie In a Vei
O-od Captalo, Too.
W As111INOTON, Jan. 2.--Mr. Wilso
the leader of the Democratic forces I
the House of Representatives has ima
one New Year's resolution, whicti 11
proposes to live up to in spite of tt
calamity howlers in the House an
Senate. IIe has resolved to pass tl
.,riff bill prepared by the ways at
means committee through the Ilou
during the present month. In that e
fort he will have the support of eve
true I)emocrat in Congress. lIe sa:
the bill in its present shape may I
quire certam amendments, but lie I
not the slightest doubt of the final pu
sage of the bill substantially as it w
reported from the committee.
It is expected that the Republical
and some of the Democratic ProtA
tionists will vigorously oppose ai
change in the present tariff that mig
be suggested, but Mr. Wilson and the
who stand ready to help him carry o
the policy of the Democratic party,
not intend to be frightened by t
threats of the opposition. There w(
inany Republicans in the House a
Senate who voted for the passage
the McKinley bill when they knew a
openly declared that it was not wha
majority of the people of the coun
wanted. It was made a party meast
by the Republican leaders, the pa
whip was applied and every Repul
can stopped up to the rack and cast
vote in accordance with the dlctate8
the Republican bosses.
There are a nuier of good I)ei
crats who do not favor all the pros
ions of the Wilson bill, but they do i
propose to repudiate their party
gratily their political opponents. 'I
Iepublicans have contiaded from I
very day that Mr. Clevehud was
lcted that the )emocrats did I
possess the required amoit of nei
to revise -the tartiI. If they have
vested their money in support of th
judgement in that direction they v
probably have occasion to regret ti
they had so little faith in the decla
tions of the Democrats.
During the present week, it is urnd
stood, the Domocratic mneimbers of I
louse will hold a cauci.s and( indit
in a general family talk. Some of I
lepublicins who profess to have I
gift o anticipating what Will happ
in caictis predict that the minj;)rity
the )imocrats will eithor decide to <
feat the Wilson bill outright or vote
recommit the bill to the ways a
mieans committe for fur lier revisiot
I hlive discussed the subject w
many of the aolust Democrats in t
Hiouse during the past two or thi
days and they pronounce such st.a
ments too silly for serious conside
tion. One of the men, who exerci:
more i-iluence with Democratic me
burs than anyone else in the louse, 4
cept Sp-aker Crisp told ine that the
tion of the coming caucus will not
binding upon thos., who participate
it. It is thought to be desirable
come together and talk over the po
icA sit.uation in the louse and mi
such suggestions as will result ii
tettex unier.tanding of the ditty i
volvlng upon the I)emocratic majori
I f the Republicans fancy for one i
ment that Speaker Crisp, Messrs. I
son. Catchings, Turner of Georg
Culberon, Breckinbridge of Arkans
McMlillin, flatch and the other Deu
cratic members are going to let t
minority rule in the present Congre
they might as well resolve early in t
new year to change their plans.
A distinguishe Democratic Senat
who is generally supposed to be host
to sonme of the views entertained
the President on certain questio
voices the sentiment of all of the D)e
ocratic Congressmen who are willii
to bie (quotedi whern he says: " This i:
I hmocratic Administration, back
up by D)emo.,ratimc major'ities in t
Senate ar.d House of Ilepresentativi
andl we propose to go right ahead ai
c(oni:luct the goverm nent in accordan
with D)emocratic principles as we u
derstand them." Some of the llepr.
licans are endeavoring to Dromnote d
cord iln the D)emocratic ranks by co
fusling the issues involved. P'reside
Cleveland is not on trial, as some
them wvould have it appear. lHe is t
leader of the D)emnocratic party and
lore the present Congress adjourns
wvill be demonstrated that the D)em
racy is able to shape its own polic
without any Republican interferene
--News and Courier.
The Test imony of Oradunates,
The quiet testimony of graduates
thme Keeley Treatment by their life
sobriety among neighbors andl compm
ions who knew them formerly a.s he
less habitues of inebriety, Is a fact
which we may not al ways apprecih
but which operates constantly nev
theless. This is the chief among 1
(luiet forces which have been at wo
gradlually but surely to transform 1
popular skepticism into a practi
faith in the Keely Treatmnent and f
acceptance of it as an established im~
tution in mnedical practice.
It has been a great source of satisf
tioni to notice this progress here In 1
metropolis of the country. Only
year or two ago New York was c<
vulsed by the very thought of a ci
for drunkenness. Dut the spectacle
well-known "men about town," for
erly marked for their convivial habi
but now abstaining altogether and
able to be tempted, has been workin1
remarkable change of conviction
this subject in this city.-Giold
Ne ws, Nov.20, 18913.
The anme may lbe said of Columb
a number of our brightest andl gay,
citizens who were cur'ed a year or t'
since have given proof of the ellicm
of the Keeley treatment to entirely e:
dicate the old habit. They have t
profound respect and best wishes
many sincere t riendIs.
Restore' tuo whlisk ey.
CmmAmtnms'TON, S. C., Deoc. 27.-CoX
stable Swan goes to Ilarnweil jail
charge of a D)eputy United States Mt
shal at 7 o'clock to-morrow mnornin
This afternoon Swan appeared at tl
jail here, where was stored the hart
of whiskey which got hmiim in trouib
and showed an order from Govern
Tillman directing the Sherliff to deliv
the barrel to him. Swan then, ini co
pany with the other constables, p
the barrel on a wagon, stamped it wi
the Dilspenisary stamp andi carried
back to time warehouse of the Sou
Carolina Railway, whence lie took
and delivered it to the oficers oft
company. Swan's sentence is tht
months and until the costs In the cm
are paidI. ft is believed here that (0
ernor Tilman will pay the costs a
also pay Swan's wages, $2 a (lay, di
ing his incarceration.
.Pianos and Organ s.
Now is the time to buy summer ph
$25 cash balance November 15th 181
Will buy a Piano at spot cash price 2
cash, balance November 15th 181
Will buy a organ at spot cash pril
See the list to choose f rom. Steinwi
Mason & IIamim, Mathiushek and 8t
lhng Pianos, Mason & hlamlin al
Stirling Organs. Fifteen days tE
trial and freight both ways if not sat
factory. A large lot of nearly new al
second hand Pianos and Organs at bi
gLans. Good as new. Write for pric
W.N.Trnmn. Comiha S.0
Admission to Clemson.
The Greenville News says that on
account of the very large number of
applications for admission into Clemson
college at the next session many more
, than the college can possibly receive, a
n great many persons interested, both
e parents and students. are constantly
e making inquiries as to what methods
e will be adopted to determine which
d ones will be admitted. The board of
ke trustees have adopted several rules
.d regulating the governing the admission
se of students. All young men will be
C. required to stand examinations as at
ry colleges. They will also be required to
s stand physical examinations, and such
0. as have contagious diseases and who
as are physically unable to fultill the du
, ties required of them will not be ad
as mitted. Applicants who are qualiiled
to enter the college proper will have
Is precedence over those applying for ad
c. mission into the preparatory depart
ly ment. According to tho best informa
It tion obtainable about three hundred of
se the old students will return. They, of
ut course, betag already in the college,
do will not be disturbed. The board has
he not yet decided how many students
ire will be admitted at the next term, but
nd there v:ill be room for two or three
of hundred new ones in addition to those
n1d already there. It is their purpose to
t a distribute admission to the college in
Sry the counties in proportion to their
ire representation in the lower branch of
rty the legislature. Therefore any county
)li. which has its quota in the students al
his ready in the college will not be entitled
of to any additional students until the ap
plicants of those counties which have
ao. not their quota has been fully supplied
1,- Then again it would be impossible tc
lot accommodate the applicants even foi
to one night at the college when they
,he have gone there to be examined. Th(
,he board has therefore decided to havE
re- examinations conducted in the coun
lot ties of the State which will be presidec
ve over by one of the professors of Clem
in. son assisted by competent residents of
eir each place and the successful appli
rill cants will be f Urnished with evidencE
,at entitling them to admission. ThesE
ra. examinations will begin about the
middle of January and ample notice ol
er- the time and place will be given s
he that all interested may attend them
All applicants, whether they be pay
he students or not will be required t<
lie stana these examinations. The nexi
en session will begin Thorsday, Feuruar3
of 15th.
to- A Fight to the Finfidl,
nd A unique feature of the Keeley
n Treatment is the fairness with which
I th it treats the enemy. "Do yo!,r worst,
lie t seems to s ty to the whiskey bottle
-e "and we are ready for you!" If the pa
Te tient craves the intoxicant to which hie
has so long been accustomed, ho is not
is put off with a substitute, but given the
ieNery stull itself, and the bast of its
m kind. There is not even any attempt
c- inade to taper him off after the old
be time fashion with the poor wretch
in who "had been in o r tgaging
to niserable morrows for nights of
tmadness." There is no restric
ke tion when stimulant is demand
, ed, neither is there that overdosing
which has often been suggested, and
10. perhaps tried a time or two, by enter
t prising reformers-putting whiskey in
the patient's soup, coffee, beef gravy,
et c. On the contrary his dram is not
only readily furnished, but made as
a- palatable as he Is used to having it
leaving first-rate whiskey and the
Double Chloride ci Gold to fight it out
between them for the possession of the
10 inebeiate's body. Which is the strong
or er is being every day proved by th
l usual result of the battle at the now
l) aous Keehey Institute, Columbia
iMra. Luctia a Lunatic.
WVASHINOToN, I). C., Jan. 8.-Mrs.
ed Luc'e, the woman who called at the
se white housc yesterday to take posses.
as 51(00 until the~ lresident pid money
ad she claimed he owed her, was examined
ce by physicians today and pronounced de
ni- nmentcd but harmless. She will prob
b- ably be0 sent to her son w,ho lives in
is- Camden, New Jersey. Mrs. Lucle says
n- she did not go to the white house to see
nt .the president. She scorns the idea of
he having any communication with him an~
. says she would walk blocks out of hier
it way to avoid meeting him. This was
>c not her first visit to Washingt,on, Mrs,
les Lucie came here last May. The pieople
e." in her boarding house regarded her at
an eccentric person of n10 dangerous
propensity. She paid her bill regularly
and explained that the money was hurn
of ishmed by her son,.
Fat4t Explo,d oD.
~or UNION, S. C, J1an. 4.-News reached
Shere last night of a terrible catastrophi
r'in which three men were killed out
lie right, andl live others wounded--oni
rk mnortally-on the plantation of Senatoi
he Glenn D). L'eake in this cour.ty. 'Thi
mal boiler of an engine of a cotton gir
ull :bursting, is the cause of such a terri
ti- i>le affair. The men killed are Mr.
Thomas Rt. .Jeter, a man well known,
ac ith ine connections, anid a brother of
lie ,\r.James T. D)ouglass of this place;
a rouch, a white man who came here
-from North Carolina, and a negre
tre whose name 1 have been unable to as
of certain; nor has it been possible to gel
m-the names of the wounded, or learn
ts whether thiey were all white or not.
~' 'This affair is greatly regretted by thiose
a who knew the parties killed, and have
great syspathy for the afflicted fami
li Cbest IIiNn ,Aa,iD.,8.Ti
vo afternoon at 3 o'clock in an alley one
cy block from the court house, and in the
-a. centre of the city, C. L. Bell, a white
he man recently from Chattanooga, was
of knocked in the head by footpads and
robbed or $275 in money. Bell, it
seems, was going up the alley for a
short cut when two men slipped up
n- behind him and struck him on the head
in with a heavy rock. Hie fell in3ensible
ir- and they went through his pockets,
g. taking from an Inside vest pocket the
te roll of bills. Then they escaped iun
el noticed and as yet have not been
it, caught. An examination of Bell's
or wounds show that they are not serious.
er lie has entirely recovered conscious
u- ness and will be well in a day or two,
mit ie was until two weeks ago a merch
thi ant in Chattanooga. and has been pros
It pecting here with a view or engaging
thi in business.
There la no Redclntion,
ee Conr'MaIA, S. C., Dec. 29.-Many
se. People do nOt understand what became
v- of the salary reduction bill which
adl passed the Ilouse and Senate at the last
ir- session of the Legislature. The facts
are these: The bill passed both houses.
It was approved by Governor Tillman
on the 22d of December. It was to go
an into effect on the 1st of January, 1894.
13. The next day the Legislature passed
10 the appropriation bill. Those interest.
93 ed in salaries remaining as they are
3e. succeeded in getting section 13 added
iy, to this bill. It provides that the saia
ir- ries as at present fixed shall remain as
id they are for the year 1894. This bill
et was signed on the 23rd of December.
Is.. Tn'is will virtually kill the sahlry re
2d duction bill, as when it goes into effect
ir- a new Legislature will have been elect
es ed, and it may not think as the last one
did.-Jlheiter -
That is Wh4t Governor Tillman Says
About the Dispensary Law.
COLUMBIA, S. C., January 2.-Trial
Justices of South Carolina begin to
shake. If they do not comply exactly
with what they are told to do they
will soon be discharged. It cannot,'be
very pleasant to stand in imminent
danger of losing one's place on ac
count of some body's notion that or.,
is not doing all he can to crush out
"blind tigers."
The mandate has gone forth and to
day Governor Tillman, who in this
case has a right to be a prophet, said
that some of the worthy justices would
be dismissed within the next sixty
days. Governor Tillman said he would
remove the first trial justice in whom
he found the slightest inclination to de
viate from the law. If he heard of any
of thei patronizing "bhna tigers" that
would be cause for immediate and un
ceremonious removal.
Yesterday Governor Tillman devoted
most of his time to the municipalities
and providing for the pay of the State
constables. Today was "trial justice
day." They were provided with full
and exact instructions. First of all
they got copies of the new law, and as
a kind of New Year's supplement the
following instructions:
Under the Act approved Depenber 2,
a copy which is herewith sent you, the
duty will largely devolve on trial jus
tices of enforcing the law. The stat
utes, as construed by the Supreme
Court, require that cri minal cases com
ing within the jurisdiction of trial jus
tices shall be tried by a jury on the
demand of the defendant, otherwise by
the trial justice himself. Jurors are to
be summon(d by the constables after
six names have been drawn from a hat
in which eighteen names have been
placed by the constable. It will be the
duty of trial justices to see that no
names are put in the hat except those
of men who will find a verdict accord
ing to the evidence and not perjure
themselves through prejudice against
the law. Trial Justices who do not act
with promptness and vigor and en
deavor to enforce the law may as well
send in their res1gnations, as no negli
gence or favoritism will be tolerated.
Enclosed will be found a search war
rant, as well as a form for beginning
nuisance proceedings tinder Section 22
of the Act.
As it is impossible for State consta
bles to cover the entire territory, trial
justices are expected to see that their
constables seize all contraband liquor
and make arrests of parties breaking
the law as provided by the Act. Every
seizure thus made must be reported to
the State commissioner, who will send
a certificate for the shipment to him of
the contraband liquor. For such work
constables will be paid a reasonaule
fee upon reporting the facts to the
Special attention is directed to See
tion 20, giving the right to examine
suspicious packages.
Trial justices will in every case ar
rest and proceed against express agents
and railroad agents or other railro d
employees, who lay themselves liable
under the provisions of the law. The
right to search without a warrant ap
plies only to places of business or pub
lic places. In all cases where liquor is
believed to be in a private residence
and is being sold search warrants must
be issued. Peisons are not allowed to
buy in other States and bring into this
State any quantity greater than one
The searches must be conflued to de
pots, and nO car will be entered to
make search, unless by express ordlers
of the Governor.
Attorney General Iluchanan has pre
pared the warrant. 'There is likely to
be trouble behind this dlocument. it
reads as follows:
South Carolina County- -Ailid iv it
for Search W'arrant.
Personally appeared---, wvho, be
ing duly sworned, deposes and says
that he is informed by---and verily
believes from such information, and
his own observation, that in---(de
scribe place, premises or house) there
Is now deposited, stored and kept con
traband liquors in violation of law, to
wit: (particularly describing the same)
and that said intoxicating and contra
band liquors are there k ept, stored and
deposited by-.---his aldcrs and abet
ors, without a permit, In viiolation of
the laws of the State.
Wherefore deponent prays that a
search:warrant may issue, command
ing the search of said premises and
their appurtenances and that such con
traband liquors may be brought before
this Court, and such action taken con
cerning the same as is authorized by
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this---day of--189
Souh Crolna,---, TJ.rial .J ustice.
SouthCaroina,---County - Search
To theSheritT of the above County or
any Constable: Whereas, It appears to
me----, a trial justice in and for the
county and State above named, by the
information of---, that the follow.
ing contraband Intoxicating liquors
are now unlawfully in the possession,
storage, and keeping of, and on the
premises occupied by ---, in the
State and county above named, the said
place being---(here describe it) in
or near the town or city of--and
that the said---hath probable cause
to believe, and is informneu and doth be
lieve, that the said contraband liquors
so illegally ke-pt are in the house (or
other place appurtenant thereto) of
the said- -
These are therefore to authorize and
reqilre you, with necessary and proper
assistants, to enter in,o the said house
(or other place appurtenant thereto) of
the said aforesaid, anud t,here dili
gently by day or by nighi, search for
the said contraband liquors, and If the
same or any part thereof shall be found
upon such search, that you bring the
said liquors so found, and also seize
and bring all vessels, bar fixtures,
screens, bottle, glasses, and appurte
T he O ni
privavo statement of one
of the Judges.
Riesponi'ble Oount
J. WV. Gr-ib
AratalEnd to a Froe a
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Jan. 3.-An
I other great sorrow has entered the
, home of Newel Sanders, a prominent
I manufacturer and polft ian of this
city. This afternoon while his seven
year old daughter, Dotle, was playing
i n the yard roating Potatoes in an
open fire, which some young c p
lons had built in the yard, her dreas
janited and before tho flanies could be
extinguished, the little one was fright
i fully burned. She cannot live through
the night. Two years ago, Mr. Sanders
lost his eldest son by drowning. While
pinicing with two companions, the
three were drowned.
1 xurame i'noes for Goods I
t nil aMa ijue and Iee What You Can Saul
t:% all- w a, a
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todrv:an ur tutnni,y re
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s - t. 45. W I delivl
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- pieces Of
wnre. wil
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anly 2
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3 A $11 0Z7.70 VUEn.112
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deive(red t&l V..r ripIot.
* T ereguil:.r p.r!'. If 1his 4
The i: .if:-t r .
to sou for .
3 and gimrstiti ey one ae
3 bargait. No freilht paid
.U ti- Bliggy --
r tn ,.T i t re'r ,l..p , &oc"aln
r.i *v&nnn Pi.
piAVF. Mr . AAn.d
..PA DGE T F irvt
. --TH&
1 ' ebw ''' Te.ar,(oks
3 .Tozer
1. 1Enfillas
For Ag ricul
t t ural and Gin
eral Plantation
r Use, have earnE
ed their reputa- A
tion as the best
/ / IAMIMEREMon tne market.
For Simplicity,
DurabIlity and
* Economy in
- .. ER i m fuel and water
Has no;Equal.
j Ad a matter of bus1'lIItos laterest.-to ymJi
t, and ourselves w. as9k you to allow us the
privilege or making ostimates upon any
machinery you may wish to buy beforo.
-placing your orders elsewhere.
Our facilities and con,nections with man -
V ufacturers are such that we can' quote on
the same goods as low prices a's are obtain -
B able in America. It is but~ a narrow 'mind
'that would pass by t,he home dealer to pay
e an equal or greater price to a foroiv -
3dealer or manufacturer.
.Only give us the opper tunity andl we Wi ,i
servo you to adlvanltage, e.d ki. p ut home
a small part of the money which Is going
away from our State to enrich others.*
W. H, Gibbes Jr., & Co.
.S^"' M':
) Oice Planters and Rico Millers can i
buy a single machine that will clean,
hull and polish rico readly for market
for $350.00.
s Corn Millers can buy the best French
burr mill, in iron frame, fully guaran
S teed, capacity ten bmshels meal per
thour, for $11.00.
Saw Millers can buy the variable
friction feed DeLoach Mill from
-8190.00 up to the largest sizs.
Also Gang Rip Saws, Edgers, Swing
Saws, Planing Machines, and all tkinds
of wood working machinery.
"Talbott" Engines and Boilers.
Special discounts made for cash.
nances, apparently used or suitable foi
use, in or abont such liquors, take i
complete inventory of the same, ant
deposit the same with the sheriff
which said articles are there to remair
to be disposed of as required by thi
provisi3us of the diapensary laws.
Given under my hand and seal thi:
--day of--, 189
Will Stup the Fight.
JACK SONYILL E, Fla, Jan. 3.-Th(
sensation of the day in sporting circiet
was the action of Solicitor Christie
representing the State, in refusing t
proceed this morning in the case.
against Corbett and Mitchell. It i
well uncerstood that Christie wai
forced t,hIs action by Governor Mit
chell, at whose will lie holds oflice
The Governor charged "collusion" on
the part of Duval County auttorities
when the cases were brought and it if
said that Christie had received an inti
mation from the executive that if thE
cases were not dropped, he (Christie)
would lose his oflicial- head. Christie
did not have enough of sporting bloo
to stand the gubernatorial gaff, and s(
he dropped the case.
Christie's announcement in courl
that no information had been filet
against Corbett and Mitchell meanl
practically that the case had been no
prossed. It knocked the pins from un
der the club so far as testing the law ir
relation to prize fights is concerned.
The club had depended upon thit
test case to put the lighters beyond ar
rest. As it is now the fighters can b
arrested at the last moment and o:
course everybody knows that an ar
rest at that time means that the figh
shall not taKe place unless the club tie:
the hands of the sherifT so that lie can
not touch them.
The members of the club, however
in spite of the falling through of th
test case, are showing no signs o
weakening and say that if the English
man coin be induced to sign the amend
ed articles they will yet pull off th
contest in Floritla. Just whit th
course of the club will be no one seem.
to know. Some say their next step I
to secure the arrest of the principal:
by soine justice of the peace, in ordei
to have the habeas corpus proceedingi
gotten betore the Circuit Court. Thosi
proceepdings, which were to come of
tomiorrow, are done with inasmuch a:
tue principals are out of custody, bu
the <luest ion is whether a justice'of thi
peace will be found to go where thi
county solicitor fears to tread. Mana
ger Bo.vden of the Duval Athleth
Club. was found shortly after the open
ing of the court. and informed by thi
Sou .hern A.4sociated lress correipond
ent of. what had been done. Vhei
asked what the club's next actiot
would be, Mr. Bowden answered tha
ne was not at all prepared to say, sav
that it looked very much as if the Oii
cials were af raid to give the case a fat
test and allow the club to find oul
whether or not the contest was withlir
the law. Cantinuing, Mr. Bowder
"The action of the solicitor is a prac
tical victory for the club. It stiowe
that the Govern Jr is afraid to let th(
courts to pass on the law in regard t<
prize lights. H 1 knows that the decis
ion of the courts would be favorabli
to us and he wants to keep the ques
tion Open so ie can interfere withou
running counter to a court decisioi
Y on may s,iy," addfd Bowden, "that i
the tnglishmin sticks we will hav
this light in Florida. We know tha
there is no law against it and we in
tend to go) right ahead arranging fo
the contest, always provided Mitche]
signs theu amenderi articles."
ImpostriIg Prtocems10n.
A LBA NY, N. Y., .Jau. 4.-The unuus
spC c aclecof 200 clergymen, robed in cas
cock, strliice anid beretta, 'noving aloni
in soleumn lroc.ession, folljwing~ a collin
is not elYcn seen on the street i ouw
American citucs, bat, a great number o
Albanians wit.rcssed tuis sight, this al
ternoon, just al ter the bell in the towe
of the br-own ston~o Cathedral of the Im
maculate Ccoception.poaled out, the hou
of 4. Ini the colli o1 nat,ural oak re
posed all that was mortal of Franci
McNierney, BI3shop of Albany. Th
coflin was borne by members of the Or
dler of Christian Brothers, in dark robes
After enterimg the cathedral, it, was
laiced upon the catafalqua diretly i
front of the high altar, at the head of th,
centre aisle, there to remain until afte
the service to-morrow, when it, will be
placed ini the crypt. A8 the processioi
entered the church, the Miserere wa
chanted, followed( by vespers for th
dead. The faithful were alterwards a]
lowed to view the remains, over 501
passing the body during the first hou
and a steady streaim continued for man
hours. A guar-d of honor composedc
p)rie-sts and1( sodalists were with thes bod
all night,. 'Ih"isiting bishopswh
will be p)resent arct O'IFarrall of TIren
tonm, Conroy of1 New York, McQuid c
ll9cheter, Indden of Syracuse, Ityan o
Buffalo, Wiiger of Newark aind Me.
D)onal of Brooklyn. Other bishop:
may oc present from Canada. Arch
bishops Corrigan of Now York and WVil
hams of lBoitou will also be here an<
the for:uer is to be the celebratant ai
mass to-morrow morning.
& Stringent M easure.
l1OM I-:, .Jan. 4l.-T-1he p)orclamatlionl c
a state oi siegi in Sicily has made a pro
found impressionl upon0 the peop)le there
It is extrecmely dillicult to learn to-da
of the state of t,he islandis, the heav
Storm have interiui,ed communiicatio
with Sicil,. Most of' the wires ar
tdown. The decree proclaiming Lb
state of siege was signedl by three mlinis
ters. It especially menitions that it,
provIsions are intended to facilitate L,h
disarming of the Sicilian insulrgepi,s an<
the diss>lution of thle Fasci and othe:
socialist or radical assocIat,ions. Se
er-al Sicilian deOputieis, who are still ii
Romie, p)-m to leave tbere Saturday 10
home to use thcIr influence in ciulmin
the anti-tax agaitatiomn.
y Aw a rd
AT1E FA lIR, NOV E3M1Eli 8, 183
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6Agents Wanted.
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