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by the issuance of bonds, the only way I
that a larger amount of money than is i
now available in any one year can be i
raised, is by an increase of the tax levy, s
With matters in this shape, the meeting t
adjourned. No action was taken looking 1
to an expression of the sense of those 1
present on the question of whether or not j
the new charter is necessary or-desirable t
at this time. i
. i
LOCAL LACONICS. i
The Price of Cotton. 1
The best price paid for cotton in Yorkville
yesterday was 6.70. On an export t
basis the price should oe oniy aooui o o-io. i
The Enquirer Until 1st of January, 1898. '
The Semi-Weekly Enquirer will
be sent to any address, from this date until
the 1st of January, 1898, for 64 cents.
Disease Among the Cattle.
Greenville News: A mysterious disease
has appeared among the cows near
Rock Hill and Old Point. Prof. Wyman,
veterinary surgeon at Clemson, has been
requested to proceed to both points and
investigate the matter.
A Mecklenburg Convict.
John Ross, a Negro convict who escaped
from the Mecklenburg cbaingang
about two weeks ago, was recaptured in
Yorkville last Wednesday and taken back
to Mecklenburg. He had beeu loafing
about this place since his escape.
A Handsome Store Building.
The Ganson Dry Goods company is now
moving into its handsome new storeroom,
on the corner of Congrecsand Liberty
streets. The room is one of the
largest and best arranged in the upper
part of the state, and it is being filled
with goods from top to bottom and from
end to end. Mr. M. F. Jones, secretary
of the company and manager of the Yorkville
branch, will occupy rooms above
the store with his family.
j^eu oiuici
In another column, Mr. B. J. Herndon t
announces that he has opened a general a
mercantile business in his handsome new t
storeroom. He will carry a miscellaneous 1
assortment of goods including almost ev- f
erything tor which there is a market, s
Mr. Herndon does not need any special I
introduction to the people of this section, e
either as a business man or as a citizen, t
It is generally known that in either t
capacity be is solid and substantial, all 1
wool and a yard wide, and.the public can r
depend upon it that at his establishment s
honest goods at honest prices will be the 1
invariable rule. I
More Sensible. S
The bad precedent recently established d
by a majority of the town council in giv- c
ing up a public sidewalk for private con- i
venience, has been rectified by a little c
common sense. Upon suggestion of War I
den Parish, the steps up the side of the 1
Nichols building have been torn away t
and, instead, a portico has been built from a
the second floor so as to extend over the p
sidewalk, and this is reached by steps s
running up from the gutter on either side.
By this arrangement, the sidewalk is left
free and the entrance to the upper floor is
safer and more convenient. The only
space consumed is that over the gutter. 1
Looks Like Quibbling.
The present town council says it will
not levy more than 20 cents on the 3100. <
Yes; that is right, for that is the extreme
limit allowed by the charter under which t
it is operating. But when the present L
town council talks about "inheriting" a 1
debt frorrvtinother town council?which b
other town council was itself?have we S
not reason to believe that if the preseut b
town council should become still another f
town council, under another charter, it b
will not then consider itself bound by e
promises made when it was the present d
town concil? Of course, it is not going to
levy more than two mills now. It can't, d
Wycofl-JeDklns.
Gastonia Gazette, Thursday: Mr. Rob- C
ert Wycoff, of Tirzah, S. C., and Miss i(
Maggie Jenkins, the charming daughter *1
of Mr. Jacob Jenkins, were married yes- J
terday afternoon at the residence of the 1
bride's father at Stanley. A number of ^
their friends and relatives attended from to
Gastonia, and there were in all 60 or 75 a
spectators of the pretty and impressive [
ceremony. Rev. J. C. Galloway, of Gas- >
tonia, officiated in his most happy style, c
The bride and groom took the Narrow e
Guage train here last night for Tirzah.
1 We congratulate these young people, and I
wish them much happiness along life's I
pathway together. to
Honest, Anyway.
The reason given by Warden Parish
for wanting a new charter, is the only ?
tenable yet advanced. It is straightforward
and honest. He wants ?2,000 with "
? which to work ou the streets, and purpo- A
ses to raise it by increasing the tax levy. 8
But then, unfortunately for the position ^
of Warden Parish, he is entirely alone. ?
Though the method he proposes is the 11
only way by which the money can be *
raised, Inteudaut Lowry, and Wardens
Moore and McElwee have said that they ;
will not agree to any more than the pres- *
ent levy of two mills, and so Mr. Parish's
scheme won't go. 1
Who Mh(I? the Debt ? [
Inteudant Lowry gives as a reason for f
the present financial strait of the town, a
the fact that, when the present council t
.came into office, it inherited a debt of t
$1,4S0. Maybe so; but who made that v
debt ? The administration of Intendant c
O'Leary, a few years ago, was devoted t
principally to the paymeut of the debts of c
the former administrations, and when it v
went out of office it lelt due not exceed- e
ing ?400. This was the 29th of March, u
10s*n oiiivJW umi ume, WUU IUC cAtcpuuu j
of Mr. Moore, who was off last year, j
Messrs. Lowry, McElwee aud Moore j
have continuously been members of the t
town council. This is the second term c
for Mr. Parish. So if a debt has been in- ^
herited, at least $1,080 of it was inherited t
from a majority of the present council. r
The Broken WuKlipot .Monument.
The broken washpot monument refer- I
red to by Mr. O'Leary in the town meet- 1
* ing the other night, is located at the cor- 1
? ner ot Congress and Madison street; but e
it is not doing business now. The water >
has beeu cut off for some two months or 1
more. Just why nobody seems to know. I
There is a livery stable near by and also f
several private families who have cows *
and horses. These used to get water free, c
The fee of the town for watering cows 1
and horses on the premises of their own- 1
ers is 25 cents a head per quarter, and i
the washpot monument, therefore, was of l
great convenience to those who were in t
reach of it. An effort was made to get the t
livery stable man to take water on his
premises for the use of his stock; but a
with the monument so close, he did not a
see tit to incur the expense. All at once i
;he free flow at the fountain was stopped,
uid some of those who were inconvenienced,
thought it was a bint that they
jhould get their supplies from the town
ind pay for the same. But this theory
ivould not do, for free water is still being
furnished elsewhere. The only reason
fiven for stopping the flow of water at
he broken washpot monument, was a
ear that the constant dripping of the
>vaste water might kill a shade tree?a
swahip elm?near by!
Ilei*?t by Footpad*.
A case of highway robbery is reported
:o have occurred on the streets of Yorkrille
last Wednesda> night. The victim
ivas Mr. D. A. Wiiittaker an aged white
nan. While walking along Madison
itreet near its intersection with congress
street, shortly after dark, he was sudienly
attacked by two Negro women.
Dneof them seized his arms and held him
ast, while the other went through his
pockets, and took therefrom what money
le had?91.75. As soon as they got the
noney the women released their victim
ind ran away. Mr. Whittakeratonce rejorted
the matter to Polieceman Rose and
that official hastened to make all possible
nvestigation without result. Mr. Whitaker
is a drinking man ; but on this occasion
was not under the influence of
iquor.
Divided Into Wards.
According to Major Hart, the most deiirable
feature of the general incorporaion
act is that which provides for the
livision of the town into wards. That
>eing the case, the major has no immeliate
occasion for further worry. The
own is now divided into wards for the
nirposes of the board of health, and albough
four members of the board of
lealtb?Dr. W. G. White and Messrs.
Tohn M. Hope, T. W. Clawson and R. B.
LiOwry?are living in two wards, the disribution
of the councilmen is rather beter.
For instance, that portion of town
ibove the intersection of King's Mounain
and Charlotte streets is Ward 1, and in
t resides Warden McElwee. The section
roin there down, to Madison street, contitutes
Ward 2, and in it resides Warden
doore. The next section, down to Liberty
street, constitutes Ward 3, and in it
esides Warden Parish. The next secion,
down to Jefferson street, constitutes
Ward 4, and in it resides Intendant Low y
; and the next section, from Jefferson
treet south, in which resides Warden
5ropst, constitutes Ward 5. It just hap)ened
that way, of course; but since it so
tands, where is the need for any immeliate
change ? In the case of the board
if health, the law requires one member
n each ward ; but in the case of the town
ouncil there is no such requirement.
!t seems therefore that where there is a
aw to govern, it is not followed, while
be people are already doing of their own
ccord that which the major would com?el
them to do by law. Good lawyers
ometimes talk funny, don't they ?
BLACKSBURG BUDGET.
'he First Bale?Land and Improvement
Company Meeting?Killed on the Kailroad?Other
Notes.
Correspondence of the Yorkvills Enquirer.
Blacksburo, September 10.?The first ]
>ale of cotton sold in this market was i
irought in by Mr. Clayton Byars, on I
Tuesday, the 7th instant. It was bought [
iy Mr. J. W. Duff at 8 cents a pound, i
iinee then quite a quantity has been
irought in, and the staple is opening very
ust; but the promise of a large crop has
icen dissipated by the cool, dry weath- '
r which suddenly came on us about ten
lays ago.
On Friday last, a called meeting of the
lirectors of the Blacksburg Land and
mprovemeut company was held at i
Cherokee Inn. There were present, Presient
S. Wittkowsky, of Charlotte; Judge
. J. McLure, of Chester; Messrs. Jno. F.
ones, Colonel J. L. Black, Secretary and t
Measurer M. M. Freeman, Attorney N.
V. Hardin, and W. Anderson,of Blacksmrg.
Among other business transacted,
n agency for the renting and selling of
hat part of the company's valuable own- '
ugs known as the "Green tract," was
reated, and N. W. Hardin, Esq., was
lected to fill it.
Wednesday morning, Flagman T. J.
Jaber, of freight train No. 34, of the O.
t. & C. road, left his wife and home for
lis usual "run" to Camden. In about
wo hours his mangled corpse was
irought back on a special car sent by Sulerintendent
Tripp to the place of the
lilling, near Hopewell church, about four
niles from Blacksburg. Magistrate A.
>1. Bridges, acting as coroner, immeditely
summoned a jury and held an in[uest
over the body. The only witnesses
fere three Negroes; two, who werestandng
on the bank of the "cut" through
k-hich the train was passing, saw the unortunate
man falling between the catoose
and a ilat car just in front, and
Uex McElwee, the brakemau, to whom
he other two signaled, and who "slowed
lown" the engineer. The train was stop>ed,
and when Conductor H. S. McLure
eturned with his crew to the scene of the
atal accident, tliey found the body lyiug
cross one of the rails, partly cut in
wo, and in a very badly inutilaed
condition. The brakenian, McElwee,
ras Bent back to report the terrible
alamity to Superintendent Tripp, and
he train, with the rest of the crew, preceded
on its way. The Negroes, who
vere the only eye-witnesses to the tragdy,
remaining with the body until the
rrival of the special. Such were the
acts developed at the inquest, and the
ury, of which Mr. J. W. Duff was fore- ,
nan, found the following verdict: "That
he deceased came to his death by mis- (
hance by falling between two cars, aud
jeiug run over by the wheels of the car
lear the mile post of the O. R. it C.
ailroad."
Mr. Baber's sudden takiug otl isasad 1
>low not only to his immediate family,
>ut to our whole community. Born near i
lere, about 30 years ago, he has, with the i
ixceptiou of about one year that he spent
u South America, lived at and near this
)lace, and was well-known by all of our
>eople, among whom he had many
Wends, lie was a quiet, good citizen,
m ellicient and popular railroad man, an
ibedient son and a kind and devoted
msband. He leaves a wife and many
Wends to mourn his loss. His body was
nterml in the Huptist cemetery at this
jlace in the presence of a large number
>f friends and relatives, the Kev. II. J.
,'authen officiating.
Quite a number of our citizens, friends
dike of the bride and groom, went up on
i special train yesterday to attend the
uarriage of Miss Lillian Alexander, of
Shelby, to Mr. Edward F. Dougherty, of t
this place. The happy event was cele- ri
brated in the First Baptist church of a
Shelby, in the presence of a very large r
number of friends and relatives of the ?
bride, and was quite a brilliant affair.
Mr. Herbert Tripp was best man, and Messrs.
John Tripp and George Girvan,
ushers. The happy couple returned to
Blacksburg in time yesterday afternoon
to take the 7 o'clock vestibule over the
Southern for an extended northern trip.
W. A.
c
THE POSITION OF COTTON. a
Everything but Demand For Gondii, Points
to a Rise. 1
The Atlanta Constitution. *
According to tbe views of men
whose experience entitles them to be
called experts, the statistical position t
of cotton is stronger today than it has I
been for many years. In fact, there
seems to be no conceivable reason
why there should not be a marked ad- {
vance in tbe price. d
In the first week of the present cotton
year the visible supply decreased,
an event that is without parallel. The _
surplus has been almost entirely consumed.
At the same period in 1895
the visible supply of American cotton y
was more than 2,000,000 bales. At c
present the supply in sight falls short r
of a million bales. r
The stock held in Europe must be
comparatively small, for all of the new
cotton in sight and some of the old
surplus was absorbed last week. The
American cotton mills are buying from 0
hand to mouth, as the saying is, in t
their efforts to raise prices; but it s
seems to us, in the very nature of *
things, that such eflorts must prove c
* ? 151 1 ? 4.1
truitless it, as now seems liaeiy, uuere r
is an enhanced demand for cotton h
goods. J
Moreover, the free movement of the n
crop from Texas, Louisiana and a part 1
of Mississippi is bound to ^ material- c
ly interferred with by the yellow fever ?
quarantine regulations, which will be a
kept up until cold weather. 1
There is, therefore, no reason why ?
the price of cotton should not show an
early and a very material advance.
The only thing that will prevent will
be the lack of an increased demand
for cotton goods. Many of the eastern
mills still have large stocks of unsold
goods on hand, and some of these have
been added to by the anticipa- ^
tion of higher prices caused by the ^
tariff. Thus far, cotton goods have y
made no material response to tariff ~
legislation nor to the increased and
increasing symptoms of prosperity. "I
When the respouse does come, The J
Constitution hopes and believes that
the price of the southern staple will a
rise. ?
All the conditions, except the demand
for cotton goods, justify the rise, C)
aud if the symptoms of prosperity are ?
as substantial as they now seem to be, tl
this demand is sure to come and that ^
within a very short time. The pros- c
perity of the south depends in a great
measure on the cotton crop, and we
believe that a due share of the im- provement
visible in other lines will
make itself felt in the cotton market. J
It
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS. F
Charleston Klondike .
Columbia Register: A. S. Emerson e]
has just returned from the north
where he went to make arrangements P
to purchase a steamer to carry his ^
expedition to the Klondike gold coun- a]
try. Mr. Emerson expects to carry a pi
party of 300 to Alaska. The trip will ir
be made in the early part of next ^
spring, the vessel leaving here about k
the middle of February. It will take 01
about 60 days to make the trip ant! ^
the party will arrive at Dawson City C(
just at the right time. While north j
Mr. Emerson inspected several vessels n
and made an offer on one which he ei
thought was best suited. The steamship
which Mr. Emerson picked out is owned
by a company, the directors of f|
which have not yet decided whether
they will accept the offer or not.
Should the offer be accepted Mr. Em- {
erson will go north again and clinch p
the bargain. I
Enjoined the Preacher. ?
Union correspondence of the Colum- t
bia State : There was rather a novel
proceeding had before Judge D. A.
Townsend here last Tuesday to make I!
perpetual a temporary injunction, ti
which enjoined one Choice H. Lee
from any longer filling the position of
pastor of Wyatt'9 chapel or any other
church. It seems that sometime ugo
a possible majority of the members of
Wyatt's chapel resolved themselves
into a court, tried Choice H. Lee, and
expelled him. As usual, he had a O
following, while he was not the choice
of many. He aud his followers established
another church, erected a
church edifice, and he became their pastor
and continued to preach. All
of this seems to be regarded by the Wyatt
chapel congregation as illegal. ?
He having been expelled, is not regarded
a member of the church ; there- 1
fore, has no right to preach the gospel, ^
Therefore the injunction. At the 25
heariug before Judge Townsend on ~
Tuesday, the plaintiff complainants
were represented by Attorneys B. I.
m i to.-n: tv ......
lUWIIbCUU ttuw ?f niiaui mtuuwau. a
The complaint was quite voluminous, th
The substance of the allegations was
lhat Choice H. Lee had, by his unbe- \
coming conduct, become a thorn in Hi
the side of the body politic, a source
of tumult and cause of strife; that ?
doubtless if he were allowed to con- '
tiuue in the work he would cause J
bloodshed. J. A. Sawyer, Esq., of the hi
law firm of Hydrick & Sawyer, repre- a
seated the defendant, respondent. His ;[j
return to the rule seemed complete. ^
He set out the fact that every Baptist a
church was separate, distinct and independent,
not subject to any other _
church. Every church controlled its
own affairs. That a person could be H
called as pastor and preach whether a tj
member of the church or not. That ?
therefore this action by the Wyatt V
chapel congregation was null and P;
void. That this court has no jurisdiction.
The peculiar nature of this par
icular case seeras to have no preceleut,
all hough a number of text book
lUthoriiies were quoted. Decisions
eferred to and relied upon were those
f other states than ours.
AT THE CHURCHES.
baptist.
Sunday Services.?Sunday school at
: o'clock.
associate reformed.
Sunday Services.?TIRZAH?There
vill be preaching in the morning at 11
'clock. YORKYILLE?Sunday school
it 4 p. m.
trinity methodist episcopal.
Sunday Services.?Rev. J. Walter
Dickson, of Columbia, S. C., will occupy
he pulpit of Trinity Methodist church
>n Sunday.
presbyterian.
Sunday Services.?There will be
lervices next Sunday, morning and even
ng. Sunday school at 4 o'clock p. in.
episcopal.
Sunday Services.?Morning prayer
md sermon at 10.30 o'clock. Evening
>rayer and sermon at 8.00 o'clock. Sunlay
school at 5.00 p. in.
Serial Jtotiqes.
At Hickory Grove.
Rev. P. G. Elson, of Danville, Va., will
lold a tent meeting at Hickory Grove,
ommencing Monday, September 13. Arangements
will be made for reduced
ates on the O. R. A C. railroad.
sAw 2t W. J. Moorhead.
_____
There is more Catarrh in this section
>f the country than all other diseases put
ogetber, and until the last few years was
upposed to be incurable. For a great
nany doctors pronounce it a local disease,
nd prescribed local remedies, and be
onstantly failing to cure with local treatnent,
pronounced it incurable. Science
las proved catarrh to be a constitutional
isease, and therefore requires constitulonal
treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure,
nanufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co.,
'oledo, Ohio, is the only constitutional
ure on the market. It is taken interally
in doses from 10 drops to a teapoonful.
It acts directly on the blood
nd mucous surfaces of the system,
'hey offer one hundred dollars for any
ase it fails to cure. Send for circulars
nd testimonials. Address.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by druggist, 75c.
HYMENEAL.
Married?On the 8th instant, by Rev.
I. H. Grier, at bis residence in Yorkville,
Ir. JAMES WRIGHT to Miss LOMA
IcKNIGHT. All of York county.
YOUR INTEREST?NOT OURS.
!"T is to vonr interest to have vonr wacron
L or buggy ties tightened as soon as
ley commence to rattle. If you do so,
ou will save the cost of a few new spokes
Dd perhaps a new riin. If you want to
?cape with a bill for shrinking ties, don't
>t your buggy or other vehicle run a
-eek or two with the tires loose. Of
Durse it is to our interest to do as much
^ork on your vehicle as possible; but
le foregoing suggestions are made in
our interest. We do all work promptly
nd properly and at reasonable prices,
all and see us at the
Wheeler Coach Factory.
LEWIS G> GRIST & CO.
i
SHERIFF'S SALE.
SY virtue of a writ of fieri facias to
me directed, will be sold within the
igal hours of Sheriffs Sale, on the
IRST MONDAY IN
OCTOBER NEXT,
.t York Court House, the following proprty
to-wit:
One engine and boiler, oj>e lot of copper
lates, one Griffin mill, one lot of pulsys
and shafting, one Comet crusher,
ne granulator, one set blacksmith tools
nd forge, one lot of carpenter's tools, two
air of crushing rollers, one lot of minig
tools, one lot of wheelbarrows, one lot
f piping, two pumps, one lot of dump
irs and track, one lot of belting, one
>t of roping, one lot of revolving screens,
ne lot of housefurniture, one cook stove
nd utensils. Levied on as the property of
ie Hydraulic Reduction and Mining
impuny, at the suit of W. W. Castles.
Terms of sale cash, and if the bid is
ot complied with immediately, theproprty
will be resold as the law directs.
JOHN R. LOGAN, S. Y. C.
September 73 s4t
IEW STORE AND
NEW GROCERY.
~YN SEPTEMBER 10th, 1897, I will
J open the doors of my new store, OPOSITE
THE PARISH HOTEL, and
wish.to state that it is my aim to carry
. FULL LINE OF ALMOST EVERY
LASS OF GOODS DEMANDED BY
HE PUBLIC.
I SHALL, AT ALL TIMES,
ndeavor to meet the sharpest competi011,
and if the best of goods at a legislate
profit is an inducement, then I shall
ik a part of your patronage.
PIANOS AND ORGANS.
Oh, yes; I will handle them more larger
than ever.
C2iii.sc and Wescr Bros. Pianos.
Bridgeport and Farrand & Votcy
rgans.
THE BEST MADE.
R. J. HKRNDOX, Yorkville, S. C.
LOUIS ROTH.
REAM CHEESE AT 12 1-2 CENTS. .
HAVE just received my first cake of
l. New York State Cream Cheese and I
in selling it at 15 cents, or two pounds for
> cents.
ive the California Broiled Mackerel
in Tomato Sauce a Trial
nd you will not have to be asked to buy ,
tern again. A large can 20 cents. I
Currant Jelly in Mugs at 15 cents; two ,
ir 25 cents, as well as loose Jelly in pails,
pplo Butter and Cranberry Sauce. Oatikes
in 2 pound packages.
LOUIS ItOTH. ,
APPLICATION FOR DISC HA KGB.
rHK undersigned, administratrix of
the estate of S. L. DAVIS, deceased,
Breby gives notice that she will make
final settlement of the estate with the
idee of Probate for York county, on the
th clay of September, 1897, at 10 o'clock
m., when she will make application for '
final discharge from further liability.
Mrs. M. E. DAVIS, Administratrix.
August 28?sep 25 69 sot
FOR KENT FOR IS9H.
rHE A DICK ES PLACE, Yorkville, 1
S. C., consisting of two line farms?
le "Clawson llome Place" and the old
Kerr Place." Larg3 Fruit Orchards and
ineyards. Also a herd of cows with a
aying milk business. For terms and
articulars apply to
H. F. ADICKES, Asheville, X. C.
August 28 69 stf
I D. W. HICKS. B. B. RIDDLE.
GRIST COUSINS.
THEY ARE WIXXER8.
THERE is little doubt but that the day
is uot far distant, when the superiority
of the BABCOCK and SAYER &
SCOVILL BUGGIES will be thoroughly
appreciated by the intelligent buyers of
this section. The Babcock is a different
style buggy than our people have been
accustomed to, hence the sales here have
not yet been so numerous as the merits of
the buggy entitle it and which are made
in sections where it is known better.
Doctors and Liverymen, as a rule, buy
the best buggy on the market. The latter
class usually buy one buggy to start
with, and if it proves satisfactory, buy
more. That's the way they did at Gasd.vaL
vr :i i
twum, VJuni lunc, iiwv. iv iiuif i wifc i*mi|
Lancaster and other neighboring towns
with regard to Babcorks, and now, we are
told, they buy nothing else. It is the favorite
with doctors.
THE SAYER & SCOVILL BUGGY
Has all the style desired from the local
standpoint of style, and is built of the
best quality of material throughout, and
is painted in accordance with the most
scientific rule, all buggies staying in the
paintshop 100 days. We know that no
dealer can give better value than we, and
that is our basis for a claim for a share
of the trade.
WE HANDLE HARNESS,
And good ones. We don't claim anything
in the way of "cheap iobn" Harness. We
handle good stuff and make close figures.
Give ns a chance to prove the foregoing
claims. Won't you ? GRIST COUSINS.
.1. hTripple.
FARM WAGONS.
I HAVE just received a CAR LOAD of
the celebrated "MILBURN FARM
WAGONS," which are recognized as the
leading farm vehicle on the market to- 1
day. I have them in all sizes from 1 to 6horse,
and with the "hollow axle," "thimble
skein" or iron axle as the customer
may prefer. The beds are all extra deep,
and the wheels are substantially tired
with extra thick and extra wide tires, and
the capacity of every wagon is limited
only by the strength of the team you have
to pull it. -When you want a wagon you
will do yourself a great favor by seeing
ours before buying.
Cheaper Than Ever Before.
My supply of BAGGING AND TIES
are now in stock and both are of the very
best quality, and I am offering them at i
prices that will relegate the "second
L it* i ik/, rpu? tn
utiiiu quality iu IUO rem. xuc met la
that the price at which I am offering the
new goods should induce the farmers to
dress every bale just like a dude. Come .
and see us and let us give you prices. (
WE HAVE 82 KIND TOO. !
Ob ! yes, we've got the 82 kind too?the 1
everyday variety that we've been selling '
all the time; but we've got something
better now, if you've a mind to pay for it,
and the difference in quality is much '
greater than the difference in price. Yes, <
we've got 100,000 LONGLEAF HEART
PINE SHINGLES, which we are offering
at the low price of 82.40 per thousand.
They are the best shingles ever put on
this market.
Plastering Hair, Lime, t
LATHES AND CEMENT can always '
be found at our store, and contractors or :
purchasers of large lots can expect close
prices. J. H. RIDDLE. j
A Thrilling Scene
One of the many de- j
scribed in our fascinating 1
story ?
Exiled to Siberia1
By Win. Murray Gradon,
now running in The Enquirer.
,
Two young Americans
are compelled to undergo .
the horrors of Russian
transportation as a result \
of the cupidity of an offi- r
cial of rank in the Czar's J
government. It is a story
of escape and recapture,
of adventure and love. ?
if
W. B MOORE & CO. p
SEASON'S SUPPLY EXHAUSTED. ^
WE regret not being able to supply all p
customers with Champion Mowers
this season ; but following letter explains that
the demand in North and South Carolina
so far exceded the expectations of "]
the agents and company, that they did J
not set the number high enough that i
would be used. All distributing points |
were cleaned up and a demand for more, ji
We sold and delivered nearly twice as c
many as wo bad figured on. ?
LETTER. i
Baltimore, Mil, Sept. 2,1897. a
W. B. Moore <& Co., Yorkville, S. C.: r
Gentlemen?Your telegram of 31st ult. /
was duly received ordering two mowers, j
which we find we are unable to supply. a
All the distributing points in North and South
Carolina are cleaned out of machines,
as are agents. We have been try- j
ing to find them with agents, but must
acknowledge our inability to supply {
them. We are very sorry not to be aole f
to furnish a Champion for the very last :
customer.
Very truly,
S. C. LEE, Agent,
rer F. ct
PAINTS, OILS, FURNITURE, HARD- *
WARE, CROCKERY, ETC. c
W. B. MOORE ?fc CO. ?
ATTENTION, LADIES!
Miss Rae and Mrs. Dobson
Have Returned From
the Fashion Centres
of the North.
Miss Rae and Miss Dobson
have returned from the fashion
centres or the north, and in a few
days more a stock of Millinery
and Notions and Dress Goods
will be displayed at Dobson's
that will more nearly come up
to the refined tastes of the York
ladies than has ever been seen in
Yorkville before, and at the
closest prices that we have ever
been able to offer. Be sure to
see these goods.
"RED C" OIL GIVEN AWAY!
If you want to be convinced
that the "Red C," is the best
illuminating oil in use, send up
your lamp in a nice clean condition
and we'll fill it for you.
We sell it at 20 cents a gallon
and it produces a soft light and
its use is a pleasure and comfort
Special prices on lots of 5 gallons.
Go to Dobson's and investigate
this matter.
thp statp nir enirTU r a nnnvi
County of York.
IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
Belle M. McCaw, Plaintiff, against York
Steel and Iron company, M. M.
Strause, 1.1. Strause, Leon Walleretein,
L. Stein, A. L. Jacobs, Ed. Whitlock,
and Samuel Proskauer, as stockholders,
and the board of directors of the York
Steel and Iron company, and as individuals,
B. A. Nunnally, B. W. Nunnally,
Thomas B. Dorset, A. J. Bradley,
and W. F. Gill; and Samuel M. McNeel,
Defendants.?Summons for ReliefComplaint
not served.
To the Defendants above named:
YOU are hereby summoned and required
to answer the complaint in this
action, which was this day filed in the office
of the clerk of the court of common pleas
for the said county, and to serve a copy
nf your answer to the said complaint on
the subscriber, at his office in Yorkville,
South Carolina, within twenty davs
after the service hereof, exclusive of tne
lay of service; and if you fail to answer
the complaint within the time aforesaid,
the plaintiff in this action will, apply to
the court for the relief demanded in the
complaint.
WM B. McCAW,
Attorney for Plaintiff.
Yorkville, S. C., Aug. 20th, A. D. 1897.
NOTICE.
To the absent defendants, York Steel
and Iron company. M. M. Strause, 1.1.
Strause, Leon Walleretein, L. Stein, A.
L. Jacobs, Ed. Whitlock and Samuel
Proskauer, as the stockholders and board
jf directors of the York Steel and Iron
jotnpany, and as individuals, B. A. Nunnally,
B. W. Nunnally, Thomas B. Dorjet,
A. J. Bradley and W. F. Gill:
Take notice that the summons and complaint
in the above stated action, was filed ,
in the office of the clerk of the court of
lommon pleas for York county, South
Carolina, on August 20th, 1897.
WM. B. McCAW,
A 1 fArnoir frtf Plrti'nfiflP
August 21?sep 25 66t
THE BEST TIME TO PAINT
IS, of course, when the temperature is
normal, for the reason that the wood
s then in a more natural condition and
he paint will set faster and more perfecty
than otherwise; and when you use
MASURY'S RAILROAD PAINT unler
such conditions, you will secure a
ob, which, in effect, finish and durability,
an be secured by the use of no other
aaint in the world. MASURY'S PAINT
s the result of years of scientific research,
ntelligent experience and bouest, conscitntious
labor, and is equal to any paint
>n the American market at twice the
>rice. MASURY'S PAINT is the stand-.
ird of value.
IT WON'T SCALE.
IT WON'T CRACK !
IT WON'T PEEL OFF.
There are thousand of paints that are
uferior to MASURY'S; but not one su)erior.
When you paint your buildings,
ise the best. I have had years of experi>nce
and it teaches me that MASURY'S
s my mascot. Sold at ?1.25 a gallon; the
>est oil 45 cents. See my color card and
et me give you any other information
lesired. T. B. McCLAIN,
Yorkville, S. C.
Raw or Boiled Linseed Oil only 45 cts.
PEACE Institute for Yonng Ladies,
# Raleigh, N. C.
EXCELLENT buildings and
beautiful grounds in a healthful
location with splendid climate.
Stands at the very front
n Female Education. Thorough in its
bourses. High in its Standard. Unsurtasscd
in its high moral tone and in
ts intellectual and social influences.
Tweuty-oue officers and teachers. Very
easonable prices. Send for catalogue.
AS. DINNWIDDIE, M. A. (Univ. Va.)
July 10 sep 11 55 slO*
SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE.
t Columbia, S. C.
Session begins September
28tb. Classical, Scientific, Literary,
Normal and Law
Courses, with Certificates,
ioard 88 a month. Total necessary exlenses
for the year (exclusive of traveling,
lothing and books), from 8113 to 8153Vomen
admitted to all Classes.
For further information, address the
i resident, F.C.WOODWARD.
July 16 56 *w5t
COTTON GIN INSURANCE.
[F you want to protect your COTTON
GIN, FEEDER AND CONDENSER,
'RESS AND ENGINE against loss by
ire, I will take your application for such
nsurance, subject to the approval of the
ompany. The cost will be about from
3.50 to :?5.00 on each hundred dollars of
nsurance, for a season of four months,
ccording to the apparent hazzard of the
isk. L. GEO. GRIST.
All kinds of Cotton Insurauee written
or shippers and buyers in the .Etna of
-Iartford, the leading Amercan fire insurnce
company.
TOWN PROPERTY FOR SALE.
rHE undersigned offers for stile, the
HOUSE AND LOT in Yorkville.
cnown as the "Meek House," occupied
>y Mr. 0. E. Grist and situated opposite
he 0. R. & C. R. R., depot. The house
ontains six large rooms and a basonent.
The house is in good repair, and
ontiguousto water-works fire-plugs. On
he premises is a well of excellent freetone
water.
Also, a cottage on Madison street. It
ontains four rooms. The house is in good
epair and on the premises is a well of
rood freestone water. L. M. GRIST.

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