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THE CAMPAIG1N OP NE.
[CONTINlD FROM PIAtIE ONE.J before those People could find out where we were I vvs told by a BiaI I more banker thit !'(- was ipprotclhei by one of our patriots and statesnien aid asked why he wita helpin a 'Tilluiait float his bonds, did he not know thal, lie was fighting littor and II:tmpton )y aiding Tillmtan. Let him alonvortid he and let him refund his9 own bonds. This gentlemen expreised lo m the profoundest contEiipt for wich cond ict. We were harrassed by these "patriots," who were willing to bankrupt. the State for politic:il purposes While negotiations wet e pending, O111n4man went so far as to tnt roduco itito te Legislature a bill to extend the old bonds for four years at. stx per yen1. on accomit of the inabilit y of the State to refund the old deb. This man knew at the time that the matt.er had aliost. reached a successful teriini i ion and heedid this for no ot her reason t han ito break it ip arnd he succttdeot. 'ilie to xt. day the matter was telegraph d 'Io New York papers and bankers wiere sk:t tled and droppEd the whco mator. We succeeded, however, withiout (t :id of Charleston or '-1 he pat riot '4 r t tt r Ing your debt of I, h),l00.(J in a flnt of paniiic at lour :1,1 a halfI per ct i thus saving to the s',it over ti : ! ill terest alone. And still ve ae incotw p . I' del: with such eist.iaOU. NOW ihWe I it'tflrm ers have 1i, opposit ont I hat is ::s Un. tuovable as it is (it tor, ani Hm' M tw do can be &.(.<ecd io turtot with I L' r approval. 1 L.'u :;ti"SitI t hat, it I bad enictted the ten commanmets into law at tho last Leslo 'e, toi State and the News mid Corih have accused us of hereay. 1n your (iforts to scIe the b !i ness of the people wo Iaeeak ihe. Dispensary law,which rt vid' tod.r !I; anly and greate'st Llti moust vex jilon.; question which ou t at. e 1 ,ovi rIIPt'% has beeti calletl up.n to i1cm ii ti. W e are told that it is linonsC t itt i .11" I how fashionable this i ,, rc oim o late. 'he cont it ulit jil Is allpt.ahl iO t to defeat evt ryi po11: i nti:m e :td vocated by the, peolle. 1,I i. -' d! v of the 'State to I guhue :ny 1 I llat tends to destroy tier ientis. 'O whiskey trallic has aflways !4Il t+m -r the control, nlot, only, of thel t, , but of the United Stte g overn!';. No man has been allo le it to had id Ii atlf without cop'litig with t stringent, regulat ions o u, t * n mlent. It is absurd tltn to r1 Mle iIalt we have deprivel th citiz .1 oni aty in. dividual rights. In dealitng niti ' ates, thie same rules apply Os in dealing~ wihhI an individual. i hetn the toiiiorers came into powtr, we ouln lite old State drunk. Tie barkteper Iuleil our largest citied and evein delitd and inti mated our highest ollicials. Every b:Ir room ii South Carolina was a politica1 club house and was ritu in the interest of some politietani. tOur younig tenl were allured by haming tables anud fin cy drinks until their iuin was complete and the St ato 8 1dprived f tier Irol citi zens. Do you tt It iiio this w a ilt a proper subject for legislaItioni ? . <I not pretend to legilate for all oild .4i 8ak(: whose habits aro formte. You cant1 no more legislate sobriety into (Ittml ti11m you canl 110114sly into ivts. bt, w can legihite for otr boys aniI yeoItig' inen; in two generat ions or St at e will beready for total prohibition aId we shalf have i4. The vo ulig m11en1 now growing up will not, knoitw the taste of whiskey. T1he social feature hiavinjg been destroyed, thtet e will nio lotnger dwell a charm wit:hin the c~ u mal our country will Ibe bloom intg pro(sperts. Ninety- seven: per cet'tu. of lii t'the peopl i South Carolina are inI liovor of I hiis a and yet our ily Intpers are hloundotg Itand1( try ing to pr oduce0 the impre~t'ssiont 11n the otside1 world (ft thle (orver nor cannot on fore It andl [te peoet1 are against it. 'PTey alt' a sweet scent ed set, these an1(1ti alit s. TIhtey cuss and1( fume beuse Ite D ispels:iry uniude so they', say, 1no mI0 Oey ii fo t Ii rst tjntarte'r and tt(hey (tussed and fumtted iluderC becau:ise it (lid make a little in t he stecon't4 uart, er. It hats paid e'x1penists froat the start and~ it i now paying thie sale a handsome incoime. We (10 not n re, however, for the money, it is It' e iap piness and protectiotn of the people we are struigglinig for. Drunikness~ i ur State has been dlecreased ovetr so nt y live per centi, anti many a hito no w~ radlate~s with the sunsinie oft sobrijetv and Christianity, whtich heretofore wvas dark with crime andlt lovet-v. We ate being watched byi~ t he clyitn'itt wot ldt and in less than lour yoar this la w will be enacted by a mi'jort!y of the Stata: of our UnIon. Alre'ady Alassachuisetts is following us5 and our National Al liance has made it ati issue for thie ln Ion. Who are [lhe men that are lgtt. tng it ? Th'e saloon1 keepers anti scumt of the carthi, who liv on)01 the b >werht.s of Charleston and Coluimbla, aided by such patriots as endeavor to bankrupt tihe State, advised itinrrectilon anid coni myve at fraud for the purpoltste of niak ing a little political capital agunt our mrovemnent. 1 regret to say thtata few extreme prohilbitlionists are with them, but I do not impugn their lt m - Lives. I shall throw the manttle of' char ity around them and ask to forgive then for they know not what they do." l'rohibition is as sure to come as3 we are liere, but we mutst iirst prepare the way for it. Whlen a man has delirium tremnens, we do not take his whiskey abruptly away from him. We mix- a littlelin his medicinie andit finally get him in shape to (tke it from him(1 entirely So we must, treat the State, for a State is but a collection of individuals andl has the same symlptotms and desires as its component parts. We bave beent inv'ited to make tlilla law an issue in the campalin, and we have taken up) the glove. Let the enI emny meet us face to face and we shall ask no quartet . Suifering hu imanity, h~as already arisen to call us blessed and the true and good must be wvith us. Tbe attempt to place me betfore the People as the candhidatg of any one man or faction is simply an elfort, of the~ op POsition to create the impresston that a spilt exists in our ranks. I am the * candidate Of no man or fastioni and those who think that a spilt exIsts ini the ranks of the Reformers w ill be [in the posItion -of the little animal wh saw the king of beasts asleep. Thnk i ng himn dead, the little skun'k off~ered the lion an insult, exudIng his eil . . sive odor. The 1101n awakening crushed him with one slap and all that remanedc~ was a small grease spot and a little of., * fonsive odor. So in August next, wheni the Reform lien awakenis, till that wilt be left of the op>position will be asm all grease spot and a little olfensive odor -, in the office of the Columb~ia State. WJIAT POPE sAl1t>. Dr. Pope was in the hanids of his friends and perfectly at home. lie Is -a forceful speaker and to-day did( no discredit to his reputation, but 'added to the high esteem in which lhe is hold. AMter te eusual Introductory reciarks Dr. rope got. down to business. In sutstance he said: Ipropose first to take up for discus nif $tate issues and wvIll as auxilliary othat ve, as I believe, the causes which le to the formation oC the Re form movemnent, whicht has swept tils State from the mountains to the sea board. It cannot be dented that ip to 1890 that t he State ollices or this State were parcelled out, as it were between a few personF; i itathe iiassos voted, did the elect.ing, beut did not participate in the holding. Tne Alianpe', the great ed i- Amr of our people, was oraaniz--d in this 8',ate 11 1889, it gave new life to the Farmers Movement, and conseq. uently great and increasing strengh. It twaght, our peoplito think for them selves on State and national issues, and once they commenced to think for themselves at once they began to act for thenirelves anid cast about for load ers to cart y out, their ideas. In 1888, without any concert of action, enougn dIlegates were elected to the August Convention (the number I believe was 146 ont of 320) to give them I increas(d confidence its to the future success and when to this wts addai the Allance education begirm!itng Ma 180i), there was no trouble it earryilng the State in 1890 by an overwhel m ing insjority. rhe March conv(-j.tlon of 1890 had selected 13. R. 'Tilnai'n as the leader to carry this out It, I he man vas which followed he proved h elf to be Imore than the equal of any' Of his opponentsa on the stirup and w triumphantly nominated by the ptem ber con veition of that year and a tihe election in N ovember was elec ted G'vernor. Again in 1892 he met ex-(overnvor Sheppard on the stump 'nl by a large majority of delegates was nominated anid at the November election was a second time elected Gov(ei(rnor of the State. The credit to thse Ifiuiphs belongs to the A liirce and to the Farners Movement )ori'tI of wh ich i o bo tit an equal extent m h' mrbiti of votes cast, con tribitedi to it III the present < avaus.i whit'!) is soon to be on US Heither of t0,se factors can 1r nurLt bo ignored; to ensure : u('sJIt Iis n1"cessary that both pull igtcr as li the past and that In i ing cnidiates that neither must J;sterred. 'tiwre Muist. (be the utmost harmony, ir' wi-hout it we cannot succeed. The rom rovement, as I believe, first ok dvilnite, practical shape in 1884 Abhough efforts without organization biad been made several years btfore, hraviog no organization before that ine i. was without effect, but in 1884 iutcus as formed by a number of tIhlrlernmbrs of the General Assembly which, if itdid no othet good at the I ire, caused the Farmers Movement in hte State to organized itself ir:to a prac ical bodv. In all of' the canvass's which we hrave Md, the masses, as well as tihe leaders leserve the greatest credit, for without ie'ir earnest self'-sacritlcing support ad vote nothing could have been ac oiplished. They have been as true to tho principles of the movement through aill thrse years as the needle to the pole. whilst unfortunately there has Ueen ulifference, honest tillerence I hope, betweenr some of the leaders, Cere hras been none among the masses. I, u," s hope that all differences among outolves will be amicably adjusted and ftit every leader will feel that the aii ces.9 t the movement is paranuounit to the siiect ss of any individural, and that, we will move on to success as a bad of' brothers putting behind us am lfituor, conrtenition and fault finding. A und I tiereare any wio will not do tisiX, let them be dropped from the roll at inembership andI fIeIlowship. When Govornor 'Tillman was induct ed into ollice he had a right to expect the 8u pport of' every Democrat in the State regardless of faction, but I am sorry to say thrat thre bitterness of the opposition was so groat, feid as it was by a irosile peress, that hie was obposed mnrros ut. every step. It was known Ior years theat thre Coosaiw Company's leiavo wold exprire early in 1890 and theat it wvould becomee tihe duty of' tire Eln'eut ive. if' tire comipany did riot sr emer', to tbring suit to get p')ssesiion if the t e-ritory' Whlen the timre arrived hre cae riany persisted ini still occupy eg tire' territory arid suit being instit rted it was a long time in the courts, >utl tire Stat e surcceded. Thnls action oin ire part of the company cost us much oisH 01 r'oyalty and a considerable umort, of moirney as fees to lawyers, all >f which would have been avoided had .he (cmrpany surrrenderedl at first. Thle raiiroard Commission Increased ,0 uomre extent the tax of the railroads. oiome oif these corporations'being in ile hanrds of lteceivers sought the pro uceron of tire United States Courts, virich tipheld themn in their efforts to efy I lie laws of tihe State anid when so ar as to line rind Imprison seime of our hleriffs, wiho had leyld uipen tire prep rv y o t he roads for taxes, It Is hoped ui be'lieved that Congress will take ionme 'teton iooking to tne passage of :law wiellr will clip the wings or thins luidiciarry and pre'vent interference en their part with tire State ini the colile atin of its t., xus. \lIthouigh thre Act accepting the be Ilnect of i'. Clemisoni was passed in 1889, at ill it, was left (,to Govornor TI'li reuri's ardmrinistratlonr to cormplete the Luildinigs of Clemson College, to elect he president arid professors and open I. to thre people of the State, Thbis Is .O-day tihe gr'and~est educationral institu ion ini thre State, it is edurcating from he rmasius, whilst hneretotore the State nistituitionsi for tire moest part have d(uicatedl fromi tihe clrrs~es. With its lye on' six hundl~red students and its ipdendidl corps of professors Its iniluen 30 for good will befe1It for all time to 2ome. Arnd tire Legislature has not ecen unmrindfu of 0 thre white girles or heru State, for unde~ir the Acet passed reatinmr tire Normal and Industrial .jol lege a liberal appropriatin surpple neuited by a large subscription from he nombl and progresfive citizens of cock Hill, tire buildings are now going ip rand within a year this college will >e opened to thre girls, enabling them o bie educated. My friends this Is a nreasure for which the Reform move nrent alone deserves tire credit. It is he first admuinistrartion that has re ognized tire education of woman. Diuring tire past year the public dlebt eli (tile, that is, tire larger portion imouniting to over live millions of dol las; thrrourgh tire energy, perseverance mde manargemerit of Governor Tillman l) assisted by that prince of finan iers tire State Trrearsurer, the Hion. WV. L'. C. idaes, tire debt was funded in 4 -2 per cent bonds, a saving totthe State ni anrnual Interest of over,elghrty thous mrd dollars, and whren you rem emiber hat it was funded during a panic you viil see that it was a splendid pieoe f linanclering, worthy of your praise mdri admiration: 'ITre Legislature of 1892 passed what is known as tire Disa pensary bill, wvhichr not being as perfect as desired a newv bill was passed at the session of 1893. T1he first bill went into u ffect on tire lst (lay of July, 1893 --of course there was great opposition to it aind every effort that could be was made to defeat its going in to effect or its success whilst in operation. The greater part of this oppositIon came from citzens of cities, towns and vii lieges. So far the law has held its own andl thre dispensary has more than made expen~ees. The constitutionality of thre iirst bill is no N before the Supreme Court; it is hoped that the court will suistain its constitutionality bunt as there is a new bill under which we are now working different In the main from tire old Cone a dlecIssion affecting the first would not effect tire last. Th court Is called upon therefore to decide a mere fancy question without the de cislon being of any practical benello to the State or the opposition. In other words a decision that the old law was unconstitutional would not affect the ne law. The law has I believe been of great beni0t to the people, there is much less liquor drunk, we have got ten rid of the barrooms, of night sales and of selling to habitlal drunkards or minor.. I for one hope that the re venue will never be more than to pay all of the expenses, whether.or not it is to be more remalos to be seen. The present Legislature has been unable to reduce taxation to any great extent be cause the railroads are withholding a large P mount of taxes due the State and because of the storm on the phosphate industry, thus cutting down a revenue of 8238,000 to an estimated revenue' of $75,000, all of which will go to the Sinking Fund under the terms of the Act funding the bonded debt. Still the tax for this year Is 1 2 mill less than last N ear. It has been charged that the expenses of litigation under Governor Tillman's admistration have been very heavy. Who causel it? Coosaw and the railroads caused the mast of it by op enly defying the State. Should the State have quietly andtam submit ted? Governor Tillman has sworn to execute the laws, he could not under hisoath have done less than he has done. If you will refer to the back numbers of the (old) Board of agriculture of this State I thing that you will find that as much or more money was spent in prosecuting the case or cases against the Pacific Guano Company for the benifit of the Coosaw Company by the Agricultural Department, and not sat isfied in those days with paying large fees. I think the State gave a fee of $1,000 to one of the Attorney Generals, and I have no doubt lie deserved every dollar given him, Having consumed this much time on State affairs, I now propose to touch upon national affairs. I favor all of the Ocala demands, I believe them all to be Democratic, any measure looking to the relief of - the people not antagonistic to the Coneti. tution of the United States is Demo. cratic. I believe that all of these measures are constitutional. The free and unlimited coinage of silver is called for under the constitution of the Dem ocratic party, it was expected that the present Congress would pass a bill to that end, and if it had been put on.as an amendment to the repeal of the Sherman purchasing bill it might have gone through. the one pulling the oth er along as It were, but in that event the President would have vetoed it, for he is, and has been for years, opposed to the free coinage of silver, and I pre dict that if the bill which has just passed the House for the coinage of the seigniorage passes the Senate that the President will veto it. I do not believe however, that it will pass the Senate. We want the free coinage of silver onla ratio of 16 to 1. We cara nothing for foreign countries, we are making mon ey for our own people. The national banking law is at the bottom of all of this devilment in L1 nances, opposition to free silver and to the government issuing all of the mon ey and enough of it' until we shall have a ier capita circulation of at least $50. Under that law national banks can contract or expand the currency at will they can contract 75 per cent. of their issue and some of them have done it, all of them have contracted to a great er or less extent. When the panic oc curred they got scarred and expanded a little. Wall street started the panic for the purposa of influencing financial legislation in Congress, but the thing got nut of their control and it took hard wvork on thelr part to stop it. In order to do so, the national banks (some of them) expanded their curren cy; money like any other commodity is governed by the law of supply and de mand. When plenty it is cheap, when scarce it is high. It is to the interest of every banker and money lender to keep the government from enacting a law toisssue and lend money direct to the planter upon non perishable pro ducts, but last summer the national and other banks did worse, they pooled your paper (notes) that you had given them and issued as money, clearance house certlifcates Qn it which circulated until the hard times were over, but it is all wrong, so they say, for the gov ernment to do the same thing for the beneilt of the farmer. I favor this issue by the government. We have been shown the practical and beneficial workings of such a system by the banks themselves as I above set forth. I am in favor of a protective tariff primarily for revenue arnd secondarily for the protection of AmerIcan labor anid American manufacturers. The Democratic (national) constitution calls for a tariff for revenue and it ap pears that the present tariff lacks 865 000,000 of being suflicient; now instead of reducIng I favor the addition of su gar, the difference remaining to be raised by a tax on incomes. The farm er buys his plows and agricultural ma chinery cheaper under the present high tariff than he ever did under a lower tariff. If the tariff remains the mills are coming to the cotton. You now get'from M to Jgc. per ponnd more than for your cotton by' reason of these mills and in addition you sell your sur plus from your gardens and farms to the operatives. The proilt made from manuLifacturing remains with you where the stock is o wned or to the ex tent thiat it Is owned by our o wn people. We are just nowv getting in a condi tion to reap some of the rewards of protection. If Mr. Calhoun, the great apostle of Democracy, was alive today, with our different surroundings and associations I believe that he would be as he was when he first entered political life, in favor o f protection. Time changes ev erything; the man who is wedded to an Idea and will not succumb to changed circumstances will not change his vIews to accord with those changes, is very hard-headed to say the least of him. I own no man on earth for mas ter. 1 have my own views and dare maintain them, if popular it is all 'right with me and the same thing if un popular. We have all witnessed the prejudice of Mr. Cleveland to our faction with feelings of astonishment and disgust. Our faction gave him the electoral vote of this State, without our vote he could not have carried it, and our vote was counted as a Democratic vote in the Electoral -College for him. Hie has seen fit, however, under the tutelage of others to refuse to rec'ognize us in the distrilbution of Federal patronage; all of it has been given ([ mean State at large) to the minority. We offered to divide, this was refused. We got noth ing, they got everything; lf he and they are ijatisfied, we are. But the strangest part of this patronage is that whilst ihkell, Talbert and McL aurin are in the sam~e boat with Latlmer and Strait, the fIrst three are allowed the patronage of their districts whilst the same is re fused to Latimer and Strait. None of the flve are"cuckoos." None have done the bidding of President Cleveland. Then why this difference? I must corn fess that it Is a mystery to me unless it be that the ex-Congressmen of those two districts are given it to strengthen themselves for anotbier race; the only have interfered with his successor, an the other two succeeded themselves. So be it, tellow citizens; let us go t work in this distriot and roll up for ou Congressman a larger majority than be fore; he deserves it at your hands, ft he has been faithful in every trust, an I for one think more of him today tha I ever did before for his manly behav tour in the matter. I hope that on friends in Dr. Strait's district will d likewise for he too has acted a mani part. And now in conclusion, I am a cand date for the office of Governor. I at between two fires, I have a part of tb anti press damning me with fain praise, ridicule and irony. On the ott er hand there are those of our side wh when they needed my services though me everything, some of whom nos think me "a crank," "eccentric" or "to extreme." Well my friends, in repli to this I can only say that I have trie( to do my duty in my humble way an( have contributed all that I could to th success of the movement. In reply t the extreme part I will say that I an the only man in any county who ha presided over a County 1.onventioE since 180, and am the only one whc has presided over the State Conventior during that time without friction. am in the race and will bow to the wil of the people. My hope is, I am free to say, with th masses. All that I ask of the Reforn voters is that in selecting delegates t< the nominating convention, give every candidate a fair showing. I reiterate All that I ask is a fair, square deal. ] thank you for your attention, and an only sorry that I could not be more it teresting to you. Several letters from other candidatee who were invited to be present will b found in another column. The Insurance luineess. COLUMBIA, S. C., March 3.-Col. R M. Sims, for the Comptroller General' department, has been engaged fo several days in the preparation and o a statement showing the collated figure of the insurance business in the Stat during the past year. There are 01 the list for that year only 69 companie against 115 the preceding year. Fort, of these are fire insurance companieg eighteen life, eight accident and thre miscellaneous. Of the fire insurance companies th Hartford had a total loss for the yea or $31,879, the Home of New York $61 925; the Aetna $21 397; !the Americai of New York $25 914, the American o Philadelphia $20,101, and the Liverpoo London and Globe 01,724. The Palas tine Insurance Company of Mancheste nettted $621308 In premiums the Hom Insurance Company of New York $41 203. These' were the largest. Tb Hartford wrote and renewed risk amounting to $3,352 460, the Home o New York 83,293,05, the Insurance Co mpany of North America (Pennsyl vania) 82,050,215, Liverpool, Londor and Globe 84,884,612. There wer eleven other fire companies who wrotc and renewed risks amounting ,to over 81.000,000 each. Of the life companies the Equitablf wrote insurance to the amount of $1, 019 631, on which it received premiumi amounting to $183,230, and suffered losses amounting to $73,290; the Mu tual Life of New York wrote insurance to the amount of $1,992,700, on which it received premiums amounting to $223,629.77, and suffered losses amount. ing to $79,910.83; the New York Life of New York wrote insurance to the amount of 81,496,000. which it received in premiums $180,240, and lost $89,485 Only the figures of -the companie doing the largest business are quoted above. The returns from the accideni companies are so incomplete as te make a comparison practically impos sible and uniateresting.-State Abouc Gir. An old astrological prediction gives ;he character of a girl according to the nonth she was born in as follows: "If a girl is born in January she will be a prudent housewife, given to melandho by, but good tempered and fond of tine slothes; if in February an affectionate wife and tender mother and devoted to Iress; If in Marah, a frivolous chatter box, somewhat given to quarrelling and connoisseur in gowns and bonnets; if in April, inconstant, not very intelli gent, but likely to be good looking and studious of fashion plates; if in May, handsome, amiable and given to style in dress; if in June, impetnons, will marry early, be frivolous and like dres sy clothes;if i n July, possibly handsomE but with a sulky temper and a penchant for gay attire; if In August, amiable and practical, likely to marry rich and dress strikingly; in September, dincreet affable, much liked and a fashionable dresser; if in October, pretty and Co. quettish, and devoted to attraotive garniture; if in November, liberal, kinc of a mild disposition, and an admirei of stylish dress; if in D)ecemnber, well proportioned, fond of novelty. extrava gant and a student of dress." As thi wife of the editor of The Times anc Democrat was born in March he wanti it distinctly understood that he does not endorse the above predictions, .Death of Gen. Jubal Early. L YNOHBiUR, Va., March 2.-United States Senator John WV. Daniel walked into tne News omfce at 11 o,clock to night and in a sad voice announced that his old commander, Gen. Juba] A. Eatrly at whose bed-side he had beer a consatnt watcher for some days, had gone to his eternal reward. General Early died at 10:30. H~e passed away quietly in the presence of his family and physician, his kindred and several intimate friends. Tihe old general seemed aware of his approaching end early in the day. Before noon he call. ed for the morning paper, as was hii invariable custom, and attempted t< read, but found that his sight wai failing. Soon after he extended hiu hand to Senator Daniel and calmly said: "I want to tell you goodbye, Major." lHe then told his nephew, Cabell Early, farewell, after -which he dropped into a quiet sltumher. Latei in the day the dying veteran askec Senator Daniel not to leave the room as he wanted to talk with him aboul certain arrangements; but .from that time he suffered such intense pain thai he did not revive the subject. lie mel death unflinchingly with his hand rest lug quietly in Senator Daniel's. A Dastardly Died. SAVANNAH!, Ga., March 2.-A special to The Morning News from Waycross Ga., says: Section Master Flynn and a Mr. Smith weregshot at Screven Tues day night by Calvan Carter, a negro Smith was killed outright and Fiynr was seriously wounded. Smith lived at Coffee and went to Screven in searci of runaway turpentine hands, lHe was told that a number of turpentine hands who said they runaway from Coffe( were in hiding at the house of Calvir Carter a bad negro. Smith and Flync went to the negro's house and Inquired about the runaway hands. Cartei would not answer their questions. -He became angry and without a word of waring picked upis Winchester riflE and began firing at the white men Smith was hit first. lHe staggered fromi the door a few feet and fell dead. Then Flynn who was'standing some distance from the house was shot at. A second shot struck him, inflicting a terrible wound. Carter. when he had finished his crime made his escape. SILVER IN TlE SENATE. r SEIGNIORAGE COINAGE ACVOCATES r STEAL A MARCH. Thelitlt UnexP'ctedIy ItOCeaeies the l.ant r 8;agC-Its Fs lond -in 1he Maj ,rity--It Goes Over by Of urtear, a'id Fia illy I1 Panaed. WASHINGTON, March 7.-In the Sen e ate today Harris called for a vote on t his motion for a second reading of the seigniorage bill. le stated that his ob t ject yesterday was to bridge the day v over in order that he might consult ) with some of his friends on the Demo. cratic side of the chamber. le had j had such consultation; and now, in E view of what seemed to be the unani mous views of both sides, and in view of the fact that after the tariff bill should be reported, it would have to remain on the calendar for a number of days, so as to allow it to be printed and to allow every Senator an opportunity to examine it carefully, he knew of no better method of occupying the Inter mediate time than to take up and dib pose of the seigaiorage bill. After its second reading he would ask unant wous consent to have it taken up, con sidered and disposed of. The bill had its second reading, and then the Vice-President asked whether there was any objection to Harris's re quest to take it up for consideration. Sherman said that he would move, if no one else did, to refer the bill to the finakice committee. le regarde: the bill as one of the most important ones that had been before the Senate for years. It proposed the issue of United States notes to the amount of $55.000, 3 000 for the current expenses of the gov r ernment. le regarded it as a grave r revolutionary proceeding. This issue 3 of 855,000,000 would be followed by the 3 issue of other millions of paper money, I without any provision bshind them for 3 their redemption. Mr. Palmer (Dem.) of Illinois argued in favor of its reference to the finance a committee. le regarded a revenue tariff, he said, as essential to the coun try; but the seigniorage bill was one that could await the settlement of that more important one. The discussion continued until 2 p. m., when the Vice President laid before the Senate the unfinished business, being a bill for the purchase of a site for the government r printing oilce. Call moved to lay that bill aside and to take up the bill to change the boun daries of the judicial districts of Flor ida. This motion was defeated-yeas, 22 nays 24 harris then moved to proceed to the consideration of the seigriorage bill. The motion was agreed to without a division, The bill was therefore before the Senate as in committee of the whole. Voorhees, chairman of the finance committee, said that if he had suppos. ed that if the reading of the seignio rage bill would result in any delay of the tariff bill he would be opposed to it, but the bill could be taken up and disposed of before the discussion of the tariff question was reached. The question was taken on Sher mai's motion to refer the ieigniorage bill to the flnance committee, and the motion was defeated-yeas 6, nays 50 The affirmative votes were given by Davis (Rep.) of Minnesota, Gallinger, (ep.) of New Hampshire, Morriil, (Dm.) of Vermont, Palmer (Dem.) ot Illinois, Sherman (Itep.) of Ohio and Vilas, (Dem.) of Wisconsin. The bill was read in full and the pre siding ofllcer (Faulkner) said the bill was In committee of the whole and open to amendmen~t. Then no amend ment being offered, he followe~I with the announcement that the question was on the engrossment and third reading of the bill, and that stage be ing rapidly passed, he said the ques tion now was, "shall the bill pass ?' All this had been accomplished eo deftly and'speedily that the opponents of the bill did not seem to realize that their opportunities had slipped away.. Finally, Roar inquired what had be come of an amendment which Stewart had offered or proposed to offer. Hie was informed that Stewart had aban doned the purpose. And, .as the pre siding officer put the question, "Shall the bill now pass?" ' Hoar interposed a motion to ao journ, and called for the yeas and nays. At first it looked as if the necessary one-(lfth to second a call for the yeas and nays was not forth coming, but finally enough Senators were counted, and the motion to ad Journ was taken by the yeas and nays. It was defeated-yeas 12,nays 50. Morrill protested against such an Im portant bill being passed in what look ed like a freak of the Senate. There had been no consideration as to what the effects of its passage would be on the credit of the country, both at home and abroad. It was but recently that UTI '3. We . isedi Prices . $175, W E M4ELI1 PIAiMOW * RollaLtoe, Durablo, Musically Perf itecaiuse best. We can save jou m< time. Witeus. Mention t ils pa[ LUDD.EN '3' Souttaern MuicI lie DENS] "THE WORLD'S GREA' THEI MACHIN T he O ni FOlt TYPEr~WRIT tltS AT TIH IC J "N(O MACHINEC UOULD. - BE ANY BE'TTRit. lT',N PERFECT." privave statemenut of one of the Judges. Responsible Oount *J. WV. Grib (*ENERAkL MGENTA'$ fIfty inillion of bonds had been sold in order to reinforce the Treasury with ,gold and to keep gold and silver coin t and United States notes on -a parity. And it was well uin(lerstoorI that no ,further amount of bonds could be is. sued with the hope or finding a mar ket. Palmer inquired whether the bill was still 'subject to amendment; and was ( informed by the presiding officer that * it was not. e Allison: Ias the bill passed to a third reading ? The presiding oficer: Yes, and the question now before the Senate is on the passage of the bill. Allison: Then I move to reconsider the vote, whereby the bill was engross e4 and red a third time. Cockrell (Dem.) of Missouri: On that motion I ask the yeas and nays. Sherman made a final appeal to the Senate against hasty action. The course adopted with this bill was, he said, in violation of. the old established rules of the Senate. Never since the body was organized had such an im portant measure been rushed pell-mell through it. The Senate had ref uaed to refer it, and now it was to be passed with scarcely any debate. That seem ed extraordinary. lie begged the Sen. ate-the greatest deliber'ative body in the world-to pause bafore hurrying to its passage a bill which, in his judg ment, contained within it things as in defensible as he had ever known in a bill. He intimated that he would like more time to piesent his objections to it. No Senator, he said, had dreamed that the bill was to pass today. "No matter," said Harris, what peo ple may have dreamed or not dreamed; if the Senator desires further time, he shall have it." Allison said that he had in his mind two amendments whici he thought were necessary and he hoped that in some way the bill might not be placed beyond the power of amendment. "That has already ben done," said Voorhees. "I hope the third reading will be re. cinsidered," Alliscin pleaded. "I pre rer being frank to being agreeable. said Harris, "and I shall not consent to its going Jback to the amendment stage." - After some further colloquy the bill was allowed to go over till tomorrow, principally for the accommodation of Sherman but with no Indication that there would be, tomorrow, any aband onment or yielding of the parliamen tary advantage which it occupies. From Far-Off England. CO ,UMBIA, S. C., March 4.-Yester day Governor Tillman received the fol lowing letter in regard to the dispensary law from the bishop of Chester, writing from the palace of Chester, Chester, Eng land, under date of Febru try 20th last. It speaks for itself: Sir: Throuzh the courtesy of the editor of the North American Review I have been enabled to icad your article on the South Carolina liquor law, and I hope you will allow me to express the interest and pleasure with which I have seen your clear assertion that the main motive of the dispensary law was not financial or political, but socipl; and also that the results, even under outset diffl. cul ties, have been decidedly encouraging. My apology for troubling you is that with other and more weighty persons I have been working on corresponding lines in Eagland, endeavoring to get the liqu6r trade taken, at least experimant. ally, out ot private and placed In public hands. On the Invitation of Mr. Brice I have writ:en an article on thbe subject which will, I hope, reach him in time for the March number ot tde North American Review. We in England are folk'wing with much interest the Amern casn movemeis. They will greatly e strengthen our hands it' they EuCceedi. Though the application of the principle I may conveniently differ in diflerentplace fundainiental principle, viz :t1hat the Ii-: a quor momopoly should be in' public hands and managed for public not pri- c vate, is the same throughout. If you could kindly let me have a copy g of your dispensary law, as now amended I should esteem it a great favor, I have' the honor to remain, sir. Your obedient, faithful servant, F. J. CESTO. Bishop of Chester. .The Wages of Sin. MEMII'ns, Tenn., ?varch. 2.-J, WV. Denning, painter, shot last night by Mrs. Wrench, is fatally wounded. After receiving the bullet Denning drew his pistol and a duel ensued be tween the: woman and the man, both parties emptying their pistols. Mrs. Wrench was wounded twice, once In the arm, once in the left leg. She was divorced from her husband some m-mths ago, and Denning's name is coupled in the scandal. Since then she has been Denring mistress and it was because D~enning's was going to leave her she shot him. Donning is shot through the bowles. N PANS ONLY $150 "TIN PA NS'- IN 'TON ES, Q UALIZ1 4 AiND MUSICALLY VAL~UElEbS. mean the Pianos so glaringly adve under "Grand Offers," "Factory .," "Agen s' Profits Saved," for 150, 1190, and misrepresented as "Mag it," "Best Made," "Same as Sold at y R cgular Dealers." *.-NOTr TEINIPANM. oct--Only 1225 120, 1300-Cheapest ney. Specia!Iy easy terms for close er. r. BATES nue, ~navannaah, (,a. V[ORE. l'EST TYPEWRITER." E THIAT TOOK y Aw a rd A'ATiC FAIlt, NOVECMBEli 8, 1893. TIlE ONLY AWARD WAS AlSO ..MADE TO US FORt TYPRWRtITER'S SUPPLIES. f Agents Wanted.. bes & Go., OLUMBIA. .U 8 4,. .. - J 7 Rard OD Irby. CoLUMBIA, S. U., March 7.-The Cot. On Plant the orgat of the State Par. no'rs Alianop. in its issue today, will lay: "Senator Irby is attenudin to his luties at long range-having een at tome for the past two weeks. It would )o better for the people of the State if ie would leave them to exercise their dwn jugment in State politics and ta in hington and help block the fforts to prevent the pasage of the neome tax being made by senator Hill nd the other plutocratic Senators from he East, and the cuckoos from otlt ections. No Senator who Is working or the people can afford to be away rom his post of duty at this time., A0,ETT PAYS THE FREIGH'I '.hl 'ay itremo Prioes for Goodsi! eid for aalogue and See What Yo Ca Si 'RICE Now$6 's it e, a ll -i t oe s $69 *T' $37 u kst 1% 1ntro uc th m - No freight paid on tie Or. gan. gunara nteed to he a -i god organ or mnoney re. unded. - - ran sh PA iR U is consisting )I Aora, .rm (hmir, Roehing chatir Divant d 2 side '. hs -~ . $45. Will delives 10 your deopoL forur . - This No.'I with 21 pile" of -ware wil 6 -j deliver, oto our -.de ofor n price 15 k *F 8EWING MACHMU vitn all atoinIeh -i, for MN LY$18.60 delivered to your diepot. " j*The regular prIve of this a 65 to 75 dl( Iairs. rhe mantifurturr wys all he expeoses and 1 uell Ihem o you for g ,g 7g. in guarantee every one a Pargain. No freight paid on thim Buggy A O PIAN4 lelivered at your depot il freight paid for F10 Bond for catalogues of Purnit.ure, Cooking 1tove. Baby Carriages, Bicycles, Organs, Pi Mo Tea Rota, Dinner Beta, Larnpa, &c., and IAVEi MONEY. Address .F. VADGETT X a A Kachinery Commission Agents, With a view to mutual advantage, wt avlte alipartles who intend buying ma hinery to correspond with uts beforepa ig their orders.. Weo are confident or out bility to save money to our customers, una nly ask the opportunity of proving the ict. Besides machinery of all kinds, wo eal largely in Buggles, Wagons, ano other enieles. Write to us. ----- ~. H, Gibbos Jr,, & Co, COLUMBIA, 8' C. -THE Tozer For Agricul tural and Gin eral Plantation UJse, have earna ed their reputa.. tion as the best on tne market. For Simplloty, Durabilit and Eoonomy In fuel an d water Has no Equal. ICE' fULLElW. Rio Planters and Rice Millers can my'a single machine that will clean,* mil and polish rice ready for market 'or 886.00. Corn Millers can buy the best French mrr mill, in iron frame, fully guaran eed, capacity ten bushels meal per lour, for $115.00. Saw Millers can buy the variable bicltion feed DeLoach Mill from $190.00 up to the largest siza. .. Also Gang Rlip Saws, lEdgrs. Swing 3aws, Planin klachines, and all kinds )4 wood working machinery. "Talbott" Engines and Bloilers. Special discounts made for cash. V.1. BADHAM, COLUMBIA. 81 0,