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? The supreme court of the Uuited States has granted a petition for the rehearing of the income tax question, and will take up the matter on May 6, wheu it is expected that all the members will be present. The decision against the constitutionality of the income tax was only by a small majority, and among the possibilities of the rehearing is the fact that Jthe former decision of the court may be reversed, and the income tax law* may be declared to be constitutional. ? Charlotte, N. C., had a $75,000 fire last Thursday. It started in the third story of the immense brick warehouse of Sanders & Blackwood, on College street. The room in which it started was filled with wagons and other wooden goods, and by the time the fire department arrived on the scene, the flames had made such headway as to be beyond control. Twelve stores and offices were consumed. About three-fourths of the loss was covered by insurance. The fire was probably the most destructive that has occurred in the history of Charlotte. ? Russia, Germany and France are displeased with the terms of peace J ??? kotiiioiiii rKina ond Tan An Upuu UCWTI vvu VMiMf ??V* . They don't like the idea of Japan's occupying any portion of the Chinese maiulaud, and said so. Japan has replied that she is very sorry; but, really, don't see how she can do otherwise. Her people are very much elated over their recent victories in China, and demand the occupation of Chinese territory, or more fighting. What Russia, Germany aud France are going to do, has not yet developed. They may do nothing. Somehow there is strong reason for believiug that Great Britain and the United States have assured Japan that they fully endorse her position, and if this is true, about all that the other powers can do is to take a back seat and shut up. ? According to figures prepared by B. S. Piatt, enrolling clerk of the senate, 720 bills and joint resolutions became laws during the third session of the Fifty-third congress. Of these 215 were senate and 505 house bills and resolutions. During the eutire congress 12,223 measures were introduced iuto the two houses, of which 2,952 originated in the senate, and 9,271 in the house. The senate passed 527 of its own bills, but only 239 of those receiv' ed favorable action in the house ; while of the 711 house bills which passed the house, 559 also passed the senate. ? ' " * J - - z.ti.j 4 The president vetoed or iaueu iu aigu 24 of the senate bills which were sent to him ; 54 house bills met the same fate at the hands of the executive. It appears from the statement that less than 6 per cent, of the bills introduced during the congress became laws. ? The Illinois Goldbugs, who started up a big row a few weeks ago, have subsided. It will be remembered that the State Democratic Executive committee, by a vote of 30 to 7, called for a State convention to be held on June 5. The object of the proposed convention is to take the sense of the Democratic party of the State on the silver question. Nobody kicked at the action of the committee at the time. The single gold standard people admitted that it was all right, and confidently weut to work to get up a powerful sentiment in favor of gold monometallism. Early last week, it began to dawn on them that the silver sentiment is many times stronger iu the State than they at first supposed, and finally seeing that they stood no chance whatever, on Thursday they circulated a declaration to the effect that the proposed convention Has been called without warrant of law or authority, aud that they will take no part in it whatever. Their declaration is considered as an abject surrender to the free silverites, aud there is no reason to doubt that the convention of June 5 will almost unanimously commit the Democracy of Illinois to free coinage. ? The administration is arrangiug to do all in its power to keep Senator Joe Blackburn, of Kentucky, from beiug re-elected. Blackburn has all the while been au avowed free silverite, and his recent defiance of all the goldite forces has acted on the feelings of the administration like the flaunting of a red rag is supposed to act on the feelings of a mad bull. Secretary Carlisle for a time considered the advisability of opposing Blackburn's re-elec lion ; dud ne nas at iusi given it uui. People think lie is afraid, in faet almost certain, that if he should become a candidate he would get a licking. It has, therefore, been decided that Representative McCreary shall undertake the job. McCreary has dozens of times voted for the free coinage of silver, and, so long as Clevelaud kept on that kind of a mask, posed as a bimetallist. But now, since Cleveland no longer claims to be a bimetallist; but a straight out goldbug, he has also deserted the cause of the people. He thinks that by the influence of the administration on his side, he cau overcome Blackburn and go to the senate. But he is Bluckburn's meat, for the people of Kentucky will surely sustain Blackburn against any goldbug who can take the field. Onoilrni- Pharloc TT Pricn tvns in. terviewed on the silver questiou at his home at Americus, Ga., last Saturday. He expressed himself unequivocally as being in favor of the free coinage of silver at a ratio of 16 to 1. He also said that the silver question would be the one great issue of the coming campaign, and he was satisfied that the free silver people would carry the day. "The majority of the American people in both political parties," he said, "are in favor of the restoration of the free coinage of silver. They are conservative people, respecting all rights and moving slowly that they might not disturb them. They may be repressed once in a while, but once they take up a question, there wilt be no cessation until it is brought to a culmination. The American people are today behind the free silver movement, and they will push it on to success and have silver re-established to its old equality with gold. When the people take up a question, that party succeeds which has the foresight and wisdom to constitute itself the agency through which their desires can be accomplished. Referring to the fact that President Cleveland has disclaimed responsibility for recent utterances of Secretary Morton, Speaker Crisp said : "If Secretary Morton had written a letter favoring the free coinage of silver, Mr. Cleveland would probably have dismissed him from his cabinet, instead of disclaiming his act." i?he ^jorkiiUc (Bnquirct. ?fen IV TW * ^ fff fl* YOItKVILLE, S. C.: WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1895. ? How will Adlai Stephenson do for the next president ? He is a free coinage man and a Democrat. ? The circumstances under which Jones killed Swearingen in Edgefield county last week, looks very much like murder. The punishment for murder is death ; but in this State that punishment is seldom meted out to white men. It will not be meted out TT?* eKnnW ho nuniahed. IU uuuro, AAV/ ouwu.v. MV J. ; however, at least a little bit. Owing to the high degree of his crime, the chances are that he will go scot free. Such should not be the case, and there is one way in which it can be prevented. Let the charge of murder against him be dropped, and let the solicitor push the charge of carrying concealed weapons. On this charge he can be convicted aud made to suffer at least a little on account of his higher crime. ? There is no telling what an energetic man can do if be will just try. Mr. R. T. Fewell has just furnished a striking illustration of this truth. Less than two months ago, he started out with a determination to build a $100,000 cotton mill. He subscribed liberally himself, and then laid his scheme before the people of Rock Hill. They chipped in and helped to the extent of taking a controlling interest. Then Mr. Fewell went North and presented his plans to a number of business acquaintances, and they subscribed the balance of the capital required. Now everything is in readiuess to commence work, and by next fall the mill will be manufacturing cotton. The new mill will be under the management of Mr. Fewell, and it is right that it should be. His push and energy in bringing it into existence is an earnest that he has the ability to make it earn big dividends. MERE MENTION. Prominent citizeus of New Orleans waut the Democrats to hold their next national couventionin that city. The Missouri legislature has been polled on the silver question, and a large majority of the members express themselves as in favor of free coinage. Bill Cook, the famous Western outlaw, recently captured, has been confined in the Albany peui??? Pv.Roni.pspntiitive Sib tcuuai J . JJA *vv|/> ley, of Pennsylvania, left his home last Friday for California, where he goes for the purpose of opening his campaign for the presidency. Eight men were drowned in a storm on the Rappahannock river, in Middlesex couuty, Va., last Friday. The First National bank of Williamantic, Connecticut, has been swindled out of something like $200,000 by Cashier Resley. A stock company, with a capital of $1,000,000, has been organized for the purpose of publishing a Democratic daily paper in Chicago. The Negroes of Houston, Texas, are raising funds for the purpose of assisting the return of those of their race who have been induced, under false pretences, to emigrate to Mexico. Director Preston, of the miut, says that the production of gold during 1893 was greater than during any previous year in the history of the world, and he estimates that the production of 1894 and 1895. will show a still further increase over 1893. H. I. Kimball, whose name has so long been connected with the prosperity and upbuildiug of Atlauta, died in Boston last Saturday night. Contempt for Goff. Siuce Judge Goff granted his temporary injunction against the dispensary authorities, the whole State has beeu curiously awaiting further developments. Governor Evans's statement that he intended to ignore Golfs injunction was not a bluff. Wines and wbiskys shipped from other States to Columbia, Greenville and Charleston, have been seized by the dispensary constables, and as yet the United States authorities have not made any move in the direction of contempt proceedings. Up to date, everybody is at sea as to what will turn up next. But tl^e question as to the constitutionality of the section of the dispenBary law relating to the bringing of whisky into the State, will come up on its merits tomorrow, and the people will not be much longer kept in doubt as to how matters stand. BLACKSBURG BUDGET. Crop Prospects?A Good Gardener?Tobacco Culture?After the Gamblers?Death of Mrs. Nancy Moore. Correspondence of the Yorkvllle Enquirer. BLACKSBURG, April 30.?Our section was visited by needed and refreshing showe.s of rain during the lutter part of last week. The small graiu was especially benefitted, and though still backward and small, both wheat and oats look well and are growing rapidly. The prospect for an abundant yield of fruit is also exceptionally fine, except in a few neighborhoods, where nearly all of it was killed, it is auppos ed, in the "bud." Mr. Albert Whisonant, besides being a successful merchant, is also a splendid gardener. He is the first one in Blacksburg this year to have sweet potato slips, and he transplanted 400 of them on Thursday last. I made a visit to Mr. Joseph Dover's tobacco factory, near Antiocb church, and found that enterprising young gentleman, with his two assistants, stripping and "shaping" the yellow weed, and preparing it for the press. He will soon have manufactured 10,000 pounds of last year's crop, and all the tobacco was raised in the immediate vicinity of the factory. He says that his father, Mr. F. H. Dover, who is quite an enthusiast in regard to its cultivation, and manufacture, and who regards it as a better paying crop than cotton, will double his acreage in the plant this year. They will also try, as an experiment, the raising of a variety that is used exclusively for cigars. The leaf usually grown here will not do for this purpose, as it is too "gummy," and when heated, becomes moist, and will not burn well. As in every other Southern town, so in Blacksburg, there is a number of able-bodied Negro men who are known not to work much and to get their living and that for their familes in a questionable way. Chief of Police Duncan has had them "spotted" for some time, and.suspecting them of gamblng, has made several ineffectual attempts to catch them. Saturday, however, he was more successful, and with the help of Mr. Richard Jackins, he swooped down upon the gang and captured 10 of them in the act of playing and with the "stakes" in sight. They were before Intendant Hardin, but only four of them were convicted, and they are now doiug street duty. It is hoped that this will break up the "ring," and that all of them will go to work to earn an honest living by the "sweat of their brow." Death has again visited our community and taken one of our oldest and most highly respected citizens, Mrs. Nancy Moore, who died at her home near here on Wednesday night in the 81st year of her age. She was the widow of the late Johunie Moore, who was not only a prominent citizen, but the most progressive and successful farmer in this section. In all of his plans and work, his wife was a most willing and efficient help-meet, and the worthy couple lived to see the realization of their ambition and hopes in the accumulation of a valuable property. Mrs. Moore possessed a strong mind and great force of character. She was descended from, and exemplified that sturdy race which once lived in this section of South Carolina, and which was noted for its independence and self-help in all the affairs of life. She wus the mother of a large family of children, and while helping her husband on the farm, she spun and wove cloth und clothed them with the Droducts of her own hands. For near ly 50 years she was a member of the Baptist church, and, in the presence of a large number of her friends and relatives, and with an excellent sermon by her venerable pastor, Rev. Thomas Dixon, she was laid to rest in old Buffalo church yard. w. a. ROCK HILL HAPPENINGS. Alter the Orplinnage?Insurance Adjusted? Northern Visitors?Another Election. Correspondence of the Yorkville Enquirer. Rock Hill, April 29.?On last Thursday night, a meeting of citizens was held in Roddey's Hull, at which Rev. A. J. Stokes, in a pleasing and forcible manner, set forth clearly the plan of those who have in charge the establishing of the Epworth Orphauage, emphasizing the importance of having such an institution somewhere in the State. He stated that his board, in selecting a site, would have un eye to to the advantages by which the institution would be surrounded, and not merely to the monetary value of the bid. After the interesting address of Mr. Stokes, remarks were made by Mr. W. J. Roddey, Captain Iredell Jones, and Revs. G. T. Harmon, A. Sprunt, H. R. Mosely and H. B. Browne. A committee was appointed to look iuto the matter of soliciting subscriptions in land, building material and money. fjo ttocK nin may yet oe found a winner, though the fact that she is in the race seems to be utterly ignored by some our leading daily papers. Mr. J. L. Mimnaugh, of Columbia, was in town last week, having been chosen to represent the insurance companies interested in the loss on Mr. J. H. McFadden's stock of goods, destroyed by fire several months ago. Mr. McFadden selected Mr. B. N. Craig, and the two arbitrators chose Mr. R. T. Fewell as umpire. After hearing testimony, the board of arbitration fixed Mr. McFadden's loss at $2,827, which decision secures to him the payment of the full amount of his policy, $1,850. A charter for the R. T. Fewell cotton factory will be applied for at once. Several Northern gentlemen are now in town, and are being shown around our little city by Mr. Fewell, and their visit, just at this time, will prove significant, we hope, of further additions to the outside capital to be put into this enterprise. Mr. J. R. Barron, of Clover, is in Rock Hill today, and an active canvass for subscriptions to the cotton factory project which he recently set on foot here by offering to head the list with $20,000, is being made. One of our prominent citizens, who does not talk for effect, has said to your correspondent that this factory may now be looked upon as an assured fact. The exercises at the Baptist church yesterday morning were unusually attractive. The address of the pastor, Mr. Mosely, on missionary work in Mexico, was invested with special interest, owing to the fact that he and his wife had spent several years in this mission held, and was thoroughly enjoyed by the large congregation in attendance. An election to fill the vacancy in our city council caused by the promotion of Mr. W. C. Hutchison from alderman to mayor, will be held tomorrow. This alderman is to be chosen from Ward 3, and, so far, only one candidate?Captain L. M. Davis?is in the field. WAIFS FROM WARREN'S. Acquainted With Shuford?Progress of the Farm Worh?Baseball?Preparing for Memorial I %y?Other Notes. Correspondence of the YoMcvllle Enquirer. Warren's, April 29.?So much is being said of L. F. Shuford, of Allison Creek fame, that I feel incliued to tell what I know about him. Shuford has been known to me all my life, and has never borne a very savory reputation. He hails from Burke, instead of Catawba' county, N. C., and is a nepbew of the late Dr. Abemetby, president of Rutherford college, and was for years professor of penmanship and bookkeeping in that institution. The report that he became involved in a scrape in North Carolina, similar to this late affair is perfectly true, and he narrowly escaped lynching. Of the Georgia affair I have no knowledge. I regret the affair on account of his wife, who is a nice little woman, and was always well liked. Work is progressing finely with our farmers. Some are done planting. The majority have but little planted of either corn or cotton, but with suitable weather, uext Saturday night will find the most of them pretty well up with their work. Spring oats and wheat are looking fine. Our baseball players will organize Saturday morning, and like factory hands, are working "overtime" to ease their consciences for losing half a day when they are so busy. The York Volunteers have received their new uniforms, and have accepted an invitatiou to participate iu the exercises at Ebenezer on Memorial Day. Now that the supreme court has declared the main parts of the income tax law unconstitutional, and the "Goldbugs" are happy, they ought to declare the poll tax unconstitutional, so as to make some poor devil smile. Mumps have made their appearance in the Blackjacks. The quarterly coufereuce of the North Rock Hill circuit will be held at India Hook church, Friday aud Saturday of this week. One of our jurors at the late term of court, says he desires to be hereafter and forever exempt fromjury duty. LETTER FROM BETHEL. Planting the Crops? Lens Guano?Monazlte Mining?School Work. Correspondence of the Yorkvllle Enquirer. Post Oak, April 29.?Upland corn is about all planted in this neighborhood. We have noticed good stands up in several fields. Some of the bottom lands have been planted; but there is yet a good deal to be planted. Cotton is generally planted. So far as we can learn, there will be nearly as much plauted as usual, and some of our largest planters are. put ting in as much as they ever did. Mr. Ormand informed me that he put it iu at the rate of 25 acres a day last week. He has about 300 iu cotton, and is about through planting. The quantity of guano used is not as great as bus been heretofore used. We suppose that two-thirds the quantity usually used would be a fair estimate. There has been, however, more homemade fertilizers used than usual, which accounts for it in a measure. The wheat and oats crops are looking well. Wheat has come out wonderfully in the past 10 days. The fruit crop now bids fair to be an abundant one. Mouazite is still being washed. The Messrs. Johnson have the most exten sive works of the kind around here, and seem to be doing a very fair business. They have made several shipments of the "lone mineral." The school at Post Oak academy will close for the summer vacation on May 17. There will be an exhibition at the academy on that evening commencing at 8 o'clock consisting of declamations, dialogues, charades, tableaux, etc., by the pupils. The debate, owing to the inclemency of the weather, was postponed until next Friday evening at 8.30 o'clock. Mr. David Robison, who has been ill with pneumonia, is cauvalescing. The Twice-a-Week Enquirer is much appreciated. The people here say you can't have too much of a good thing. X. LETTER FROM LOWRYSVILLE. Rev. Mr. Ligon Enters upon his Duties? Killed by a Fall?Bitten by a Mad Dog. Correspondence of the Yorkvllle Enquirer. Lowrysville, April 29.?Rev T. C. Ligon arrived here last Thursday and has entered upon his duties as pastor of Zion and Uriel churches. James Hampton, colored fell from a ladder while engaged in painting the residence of Mr. W. 0. Guy near here on the 24th instant. As the result of the injuries sustained he died on last Tuesday. Mr. W. R. Clack, a poor white man with only one arm, was. bitten by a dog last week that was supposed to be mad. He is now trying to get up the money with which to go to New York for treatment. w. o. G. LOCAL AFFAIRS, i INDEX TO NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. C J. H. Riddle?Announces that he has r shingles, lime and guano bv the carload, s Grist Cousins?Talk about cheese at 12J to c 15 cents, pure cocoanut candy, evapora- k ted peacnes and apples, and Monarch 2 bicycles. John J. Hunter?Talks about the fitting c qualities of the shoes he sells, and the r prices at which he sells genuine leather shoes. H. C. Strauss?Pleads guilty to the charge t of not advertising everything he has to s sell, and explains the delinquency by w asserting that he has everything in his c line that can be found on the market. He then mentions a number of articles that have not heretofore been enumerated in his advertisements. The Yorkville Enquirer?Has something more to say about job printing. P. R. Richards, the Photographer?Says he can give you a good photograph without regard to whether the sun is shining or not, and announces a continuance for three days of his coupon offer of one dozen cabinet photographs for two dollars. James M. Starr?Tells you about preserving your teeth, and offers you shoe polish, school crayons, cattle powders, bean, cabbage and melon seeds, a hair tonic, cigars and stationery. Inman Brothers?Call attention to the merits of the Banister shoes and remind the ladies that those beautiful shirt waists which they have been selling are fast disappearing from their stock. James Mallard it Son?Announce that they will today remove their meat market and restaurant to the residence of Mr. James Mallard, on West Liberty street. GOT HIMSELF INTO A SCRAPE. An agent of a Richmond Building and Loan association went to Fort Mill last week to solicit subscriptions of capital stock. Subscriptions were taken ] with the understanding that they ] would not have to be paid unless the j agent succeeded in getting up 100 shares. Seventy shares were secured ( with but little difficulty; but as to i how to get the balance the agent was j puzzled. Finally ho said to Mr. 0. A. < Jones: "I'lljust put you down for the ] balance." Mr. Jones told the fellow ( not to do it, as he did not feel able to t carry so many. Paying no attention ] to the protest, however, the agent put j Mr. Jones's name down and set to work to collect the subscriptions from the other subscribers. On Thursday afternoon, it developed that everything about the transaction was not exactly ' straight and the agent was taken in 1 custody. Attorneys Wilson and Cher- [ ry, of Kock Hill, were sent for to rep- 1 resent the two sides of the controversy, and as the result, the trouble was compromised with the understanding that the agent should return the assessments he had collected and pay the fees of both lawyers. ABOUT PEOPLE. Miss Lula Riddle, of Begonia, N. C., is in Yorkville, the guest of Mrs. M. J. Clark. This office received a pleasaut visit last Monday from Mr. W. J. Caveny, of Rock Hill. Mrs. Mary J. Ingold is at King's Mountain, visiting Mr. C. C. Randleman's family. The central office of the Bedford ! Phone company is in charge of Miss Bessie McConnell. Messrs. W. B. McCaw, C. E. Speucer * and D. E. Finley went to Columbia ] yesterday to attend the supreme court. J Mr. Church W. Carroll, who has A been confined to his bed for sometime, ] is improving and will be up and about in a few days. ] Mr. J. H. Riddle, who has been quite j ill for several weeks, is improving slow- ] ly and it is hoped that he will be able to be up again within a few days. < Mr. J. P. White who has been buy ing cotton iu Yorkville during the j past season for J. H. Sloan, of Char- J lotte, returned to his home at Gaffuey j City yesterday. During the season ^ he handled about 5,400 bales of the j 12,000 bales that passed through the j hands of the cottou buyers of this place. WORK ON THE COLLEGE. While in Rock Hill last Saturday, a ^ representative of The Enquirer took occasion to visit the Industrial College building, and found that the work there is progressing mo3t satisfactorily, j It will be remembered that until recently, the work was under the super- g vision of Architect Thompson. At the ^ recent session of the legislature, the work of completing the building was j put in charge of Colonel Xeal, superintendent of the penitentiary. After looking into the matter, Colonel Xeal j. decided to place the work under the j direction of Mr. W. H. Stewart, and ? ifontliimnn ia now* in phftl'Cfi. Hiau o-The main building is now practically completed, and there is little work yet to be done except some painting. This is nearly finished. Mr. Brown is putting on the finishing touching to the fresco work in the big assembly ball, and a number of artistically inclined convicts are doing some highly creditable graining on the wainscoting, all of which is being finished in oak. The big dormitory to the right of the main building, is also nearly completed. There is but little to be done on it now, except some plastering, and this is well under way. With the exception of perhaps a dozen free laborers, all the workmen engaged are convicts and the rapidity with which the work is being pushed, is something surprising. When the legislature decided to allow, in addition to the. required number of convicts, only $20,000 in cash for the completion of the buildings, most people who were famil ar with the amount of work to be ioDe, thought that a most serious istake had been made. But now it ippears that they were wrong. Mr. Stewart informed the reporter that the *20,000 will not ouly he sufficient to :omplete the buildings already comnenced, in accordance with original dans, but will go a long way toward .he erectiou of another dormitory timilar to the one that is just being sompleted. 'MECHANICAL ASSOCIATION." "What has become of the Whittling 21ub?" asked a representative of The Enquirer of Mr. John M. Spratt, in Fort Mill the other day. "Hush! hush; not so loud," replied VIr. Spratt, in a warning undertone. 'Don't say 'whittling club' over here, rhey'll take your knife away and nob you ?" This special representative had not oeen in the town for several years. Wheu he was there last, the Whittling Club was a highly honorable institu:ion, and at Mr. Spratt's ominous caution, he was not a little surprised. He was not only surprised; but fearing ihat he had unconsciously stepped on langerous ground, he became a little oervous. Recovering himself somewhat, however, he hastened to apologize : "A thousand pardons, Mr. Spratt; -f [ am sure that I meant no offense, and [ promise you sincerely that I shall not refer to the matter again." "Ob, it is all right so far as I am concerned," replied Mr. Spratt, "for I am aware of the fact that it has been a long time since you have been over here, and I can make due allowance for your ignorance. But be careful not to use that expression in the presence of any of the old members. Remember that it is no longer a club. It is an association?the 'Fort Mill Mechanical association!' " THESE WERE SUCCESSFUL. Out of the 120 applicants for teach ers' certificates before the county board at the examinations held in Yorkville on April 19 and 20, the following?53 in all?were successful: FIRST GRADE. Paul H. Moore, Guthriesville. 3. George Moore, Guthriesville. M. W. Brown, Zeno. I. Knox Roach Rock Hill. Ada Bradford, Fort MilL Eula Massey, Fort MilL Minnie Craig, Catawba Junction. T. D. McConnell, McConnellsville. Dllie Elder, Guthriesville. Julia M. Blake, Guthriesville. Aggie Garrison, Guthriesville. Enie Garrison, Guthriesville. Lilla B. McConnell, Rock Hill. T. M. Anderson, Leslie. S'ora Boyd, Leslie. Bessie Creighton, Rock Hill. Bettie C. Jenkins, Yorkville. T. E. Edwards, Yorkville. SECOND GRADE. Tennie M. Miller, Tirzah. Mrs. M. C. Hanua, Guthriesville. E. F. Scoggins, Warren's. M. L. McCall, Clover. S. A. Giles, (colored) Lowrysville. EL H. Coiner, (colored) Bandaua. Maggie Lindsay, McConnellsville. Eva Love, McConnellsville. Mollie Templeton, Yorkville. L G. Burris, Lowrysville. v IV. D. Thonmsson, Yorkville. Eula Dobson, Yorkville. r. D. Smith, Zadok. [)ora Porter, Yorkville. Ada Sanders Guthriesville. B. M.'Love, Clark's Fork. Susan White, Fort Mill. THIRD GRADE. Daisv Mobley, (colored) Rock HilL Editu Thompson,...(colored) Yorkville. Lucinda Wright,(colored)...Guthriesville. Marion Youngblood.(colored)..Rock HilL r. M. Steele, (colored) Rock HilL A. L. White, (colored) Fort MilL * Susie L. Brian, Yorkville. Mary Laurence, Clover. Caroline Jackson,...(colored) Yorkville. Bessie Faris, Belmont. Mamie Hall, Yorkville. )phelia Davidson, Yorkville. L H. McCoy, (colored) Catawba. M. H. Hill, (colored) Belmont. ^ * c ?4.;.. Uill >ura *uur(.iii, xuu. :da J. Good, Blacksbuig. 211a L. Crocket (colored) Rock HiU. 2stelle Youngblood, Yorkville. i COUNTY INSTITUTE. Here is good news for the school eachers of York county. School Commissioner Shurley and his board of ixaminers, have arranged to hold a :ounty institute during the summer, :ommencing on June 17, and contiuu- * ng until June 22. The idea of boldiug an institute was ettled on at a meeting of the county >oard, held several weeks ago, and at i special meeting held in Rock Hill ast Saturday, some of the main details vere agreed upon. Prof. J. A. Boyd, of Fort Mill, is to >e director of the institute, and Prof. I. B. Cunningham, of Rock Hill, and ^ diss Florrie Allison, of Yorkville, are o be assistants. Prof. Boyd Will conluct exercises on English and geogra>by, Prof. Cunningham will have barge of mathematics,aud Miss Allisou vill explain the best methods of teachng primary branches. There will also ie other assistants, and probably some ectures on pedagogics and the scieu ies, but further than stated above, here has beeu no definite arrangeoent of details. The proposed iustitute is to be held n the court house, and every effort A vill be made to secure the attendance if all the teachers in the county, in the irst place, by offering them some plendid opportunities for improvenent, and in the second place, by aranging to entertain them during heir stay in Yorkville at a minimum if expense. The teachers should contribute all in their power to the sue- ^ :ess.i>f the institute. With very little ififort on their part, they can rqake it >f great value, not only to themselves