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'. CLINKS C ALES, 1 Editobs aitd ;:LANGSTON, j - Pbopeietobs, ITHUBSDAY, OCT. 18, 1??8. om t^t?f,i^;\.i\ i n't..'?1^0. ; monxhh..... 7Go. jTa&general impression - is that the llow^^eiwis:^ For f? lAstcwe^ek: the-Chamber of new cases imlifes^ more than fifty at' Qntade of Florida the epidem* i weU under control, and the whole Cshree weeks between thiaand the ?n|;&^the Oampaign grows exceed ?rlively and interesting The Demo atfrare^qm^ ^ca^the'sa^e ^fjvrite^^ S^^i^o^erStotf?. ;? The Eepublicaus TO^or^o^^eq??lly confident of their tt?/electHarrison. The contest f b^^ery-closei but: there is more than ^r^babilityi^ success. ^Mnj?W. M. Dills of Springfield, Mo., a.aaid*tnbe:the.b &?ia$;yalley^ is a Southern and;Comes>from the :blue grass; ^oA-of: Kentucky,- the State famed for ?'borses, its pretty girls, and its whisky. ~ l%bas^JOt^ieglected- her. h?ase ^^^ir. her atock-fsrm, \ and ehe J an. interesting family. " It ia cfby -one ;who^^iaa^raade some', the 8uyectlffiRt-when ^^owB'n^n^^'ett ;resourcea: j^dwari^ to:be [bated" orilyStd^the:dangiite^ id. .; _ m ' S^e^Tpeisecutio and- bulldozing ^l|u^bwnSirir Jj3diaria.^E; 0. ?>?,>? ap^li? h ilo^eesit^^ ^.r,g6t^ut;^ going kau desperate effort this campaign, ^m^^?mngi^^^jii ?If Hsrri V ? IKt^n^areri:elected^ ;I" :msy' they; are Sf^cha^ge^every. D ielljithis' Intimidation. ? The : ^n?te; felispt^himi |fjhi^ ?jted:S&^^ tion. ' Tta-co^ le^principal cities have" looked into ^nrl-have i disrovered:: that ind^is :a strong favorite. They Je?rned:'; that-;lhe men ;^with ^w^^^e :not as^pleutifal' as lefally^ are in presidential years, ejla^bai^^ j.: 'The:; odds ' appear, to stand^ *^^in|C}evebibd,a/avp^Betaqf; ~T,?MuIe; ih^New- York: city, in \ in. Washington, in Omaha,: t^MIl^ 6|^^e;generall^W jwojwd.: sip-Deayer the odds are 6 tcV ^Crfeveland^s favor, while in Ciricm ^^?leyelandj; And 'Portland,, Oregon/ ctbets are the rale on the two candi - :?. - ; - ? peq^.16^ ^^pgr^t;S^ke^^ Bnrigirig iivith it a of personal mcon venjeh The jftj&^ street-cars in ?""orthVa^^ of. the city/ ;. mbrices : all theionera?ves of the ?^^fd^iaat^e^ir not ^car'-waa; |yh'"^ i|i satamonut of iuconYenince., The S^^qyvnetfeipay and . for.r*ewef ^f^|q^?niit is;hot .too.much to in their.;de"mahda:t^ lthy of the poople. Public ineEtiisfalmqst^ l^trfen:and .Terystrdrigiy again it .the ?icate that controls both lines.- The ^ra^esertw^ divisions . were very ghVi'?p^ ^elphiac^^^ >::bee'n? ever since. without L 'fregar^'fdr^-iny^thing ;except the cets'^qf:;the ;ownera. The men-have Iq.vifOTcrked:^^^^^^^^ and borne it as long as possible, and the iK ciime. wfiich has Raited in -vtying, BKmwr3p--two divisions of the city. L5;piese2t both ,partie3*seem determined <it"oufc. r A-large number of m^iri been imported east and ^Oity^bqt they nosoonerget w^^quietJarid^ orderly/and nnvio ^^^^cfed/jaor will it. be allowed ^^a-who;are influential with the ggj^f^ plenty l^sans^^that &xe^ used to temporarily 3S3B - THE BE AND OF FLOOD. /Ittlasirable Ending of a Horrible Berles ofTragedle?. GrccnviUo News, lAth inst. , ^^t&erable"wooden shanty off a b h or t "^?rprri Bancomba street, near where it :jbinediy' Eutherf?rd, a wretchedTnan tj^^^^h?.'.were; accustomed to see ijgg^ibrm and hollow, Bnoken eyes "low.cheeks,-matted with tangled 3 jincarn at ion of utter misery, he was )lyr.-"old :man.tDayenport,7'. or more f<?ir^hine;Davenpqrt," an outcast _ir. To others who knew his i'a history,- he was an emoodiaient of ~ 6ri:3egradation, a man, in short, who srought himself from a position of By wealth and respectability, had ta ii^ffi&siayery;?f a" debasing habit; for filthy money's hire killed a fellow . |in'col$ Wq?d had - escapjed the just engeance of the law and bad come forth *^$$ofi?ifd:-&1l-'io-sink deeper and *ntf inmiseiy:until death came to end tirsedfdrama of his life. T-^ri Imosfeeverybody .knew Wm. Daven )rf, bnt'few ever thought his life's hiatbr: ^xqncealed Vthe story of a: dramatic *?^e came to Greenville twelve , Jn^earsr^agb.He then bore? ) pretentious to respectability, but the jWe?habit was hia curse arid it iaally brought him down until he ied'a scant living by catting wood and "Tchbrea arid-managed in that way y begging to keep himself supplied _ the drug which was to him life and je];an. vHis method of using the opiate s'by injection, and at his death scarcely pot remained on his body where the fcatepoiatofthe morphine syrioge had: " Wetrated. He gave way.nnder the'l jes of the habit last week and became weaker until he died at 'clockyesterday morning. He had been ied with food and medicines by char .hia last Bickness, and his death was iof misery than bis life had of the crime that stained his tory of the ?'bushwhacking" years-! immediately, following ri?June, 1865, the year of the John Wilson Meets was mur dered at Breazeale's mill Id Anderson county, about midway between Anderson Court House and Belton. Meeks had volunteered at the outbreak of the war and had fought through it until the surrender, when he took up the long tramp for his home and the. wife and children he had left there. He had married a daughter of Harvey Yandiver, aBaptist preacher who lived at Breazeale's mill, and they had lived happily together until the war and separation came. When he retarned he found all changed.- His wife had gone to live with her father at the mill and there were rumors that she had lived on terms of too much intimacy with Dave Breazeale, the son of widow Breazeale, whb owned the mill. The husband's return was followed by a quarrel with his father in law. and he wtjb forbidden to enter the house where his wife was; One interview he secured with her. He told her-then that he was trying to get a house that be could carry her and the children lo and that he would, meet her at the well in the yard about eight X>*<jlock that night to tell her of the arrangements he had made. He. then went away and during' the day that followed secured a home where he expected to carry'bis wife and children. A dark plot was forming meanwhile. ..The' unfaithful wife tojd her father and Breazeale of the appointment her husband ! had made.. The night came, and with it I the hour appointed for the rendezvous at the well. Suspecting nothing, Meeks approached the spot where he imagined he would fiDd his wife waiting for him, and wishing, maybe, for the time when he should not be. forced to meet her thus ?clandestinely. ; Bat the wife did not keep the appoint* ment. She remained in the house and in i her stead three men sought the well and in the' darkness lay in wait for Meeks. As he approached Davenport, who was one of. the three and. was waiting, armed with ?as* army gun, shot him in the breast.. The; wound was not fatal, and the would:be! murderer^oined-with his victim, in a. scuffle, which was terminated by one of the other men, wb oseized the gun and re* versing it, crushed! in the skull of the vie-; tim with a heavy blow with its stock. The third manatood looking on. but took no active patt in the struggle. The only bthereye witness was a negro named Bill-; Brock, who had been impressed to help in ithe bloody: work, but that, the deed was] known to others was shown when-a wild ikriek followed the discharge of the gun,; issuing from, the.:interior of the house. It-was the cry of .the wife at the death. knell of the husband she had betrayed. - !?5:rTh8 murder was accomplished; what . should be done with the. body was the question. The three accomplices,- aided ?by.'the negro; hurriedly carried the body Winto the woods, four , or five hundred yards.-. Tools hastily picked up were plied with feverish impatience and a hoie, shal? low and without semblance of -a,, grave, was excavated, in the depth of the wood. 'The;corpwvwas:thrown in and the dirt piled over it, the dead man's hat having been 'first placed over his face. One murderer stood on the grave as his fellow ?ghouls threw on the dirt and packed it down. f^?ix or: seven years passed, in all of which time the! Buddon] disappearance of John Wilson Meeks was put down as one of the unsolved mysteries of the troublous and disordered times just ^ follo wing- the ^war. . There was much bushwhacking, thenj and it^was;supposed that he was -another victim of the bushwhackers, and no investigation was made. Very soon after Meeks' disappearance, youDg Brea? zeale left the country, it was supposed to go to Texas. Davenport, who was a large farmer in the neighborhood, and who was comparatively a rich man, having in before the war days owned a number of slaves,1 lived quietly and-as usual on nis farmj enjoying the respect of his neighbors and makiDg a good citizen as things went. The disappearance of Meeks had long since ceased to be interesting gossip, and as the [suspicion: had never hunted out the real murderers, it looked as if .vengeance had passed them in its terrible sway over j the ranks of the guilty: " The dream of; peace and safety was ? rudely broken. -One day about seven' years after'the murder, a message: came, rfrom Bill BrockjHhe negro who had been the one disinterested; witness of the' killing to a brother of the . murdered m$.n; jThe npgrp was visited and reveal? ed the whoieistory of the murder, detail by detail, declaring that it had haunted bis mind until he could get no rest. He told of the shooting at -the well and of 'the burial of the body in the blackness and ghostly silence of the forest; describ? ing the exact location of the grave and telling the position of the body. War? rants were quickly, sworn 'out for Vandi? ver, the preacher, and Davenport, the ones still in the country implicated by. the - negro's-story. Vandi vor got wind of the discovery and fled -but was captured somewhere -!: near the' Georgia' line. Davenport was the first captured, and when the officers approached the house beset a violent bull dog on them, which nearly killed one. of the men. : The pair were fioall v lodged in jail at'Anderson. ? The.trial came on before-Judge Orr. The "principal 'witness was! the negro 'Brock; who had tamed Slate's evidence and escaped punishment thereby. The trial resulted in " the conviction of both Davenport and Vandiver, and they were sentenced to be hanged. In neither case wasr the sentence executed. The aged ex-preacher died in jail before the day for the execution and the easy justice of Governor Moses released Davenport by an executive pardon, bought, it was said, at the expense of all' bis possessions. Davenport.went back to his home near Belton and lived there for a number of years until he came here. He had ac quired the morphine habit, it was said, before his imprisonment and trial and at the jail when visitors camo in he would -beg for'money to buy the drug. After his release the deadly opiate drew.him more and more into its slavery, and the soul of the murderer became the soul of the morally depraved opiate victim, dead and callona to every moral sense. His property drifted away, health and char? acter were lost and misery accumulated on him. . This does not finish the tale of horrors. One day after the murder of Meeks his little daughter said in the presence of her grandfather,' the elder Vandiver: "I would have a father now if it hadn't been for grandpa." The guilty man heard with dismay the accusation from the lips of the child. The next day the child was dead, and it was whispered and believed that she was poisoned by her grandfather because she knew of the 'murder that had been done. . The chronicle of blood was written again, when; on the arrest of Harvey Vandiver, his wife, driven to desperation by her knowledge of the double murder Of her son-in-law and grandchild, com? mitted suicide, by tying a hank of yarn about her neck, attaching the other end to the bed post, and rolling off on the floor. The strange fatally attending the actors in the tragedy was exampled again when after Wm. Davenport had moved to Greenville, one of his daughters, at the time an operative in the Camperdown mills, fell from one of the buildings on the brink of the bluff to the rocks below and was killed. The death of the chief actor yesterday does not end the list, the third man, at whose instance it is said Meeks was killed, having fled to the West. It is reported that he is living ?nd 13 the sheriff of a county in Texas, but there is no verification for the statement. James Meeks, the janitor of Furman University, is a brother of John W. Meeks who was,.killed, and the story of the affair given above is substantially as he told it to a News reporter yesterday. Many of the statements ate verified by men who remember the sensational trial of .the case at Anderson. The family of the unfortunate Davenport consists of his wife, three daughters and a son, who is in Texas. Two of his daughters are in Atlanta and one is here, a victim like her wretched father to the morphine curse, and a beggar on the streets. ? There are 493 mountain peaks in the United States more than 10,000 feet in height The highest mountain east of the Mississippi is Mount Balsam Cone, in the Black Mountains of North Caroli? na, that is 6,671 feet high, FEARFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT. The Horror of Chattsworth Eclipsed la Pennsylvania. Wl LK ES BAHRE, PA., Oct. 11.?About 10 o'clock last night a dreadful accident on the Lehigh Valley Railroad was ru? mored to have , taken place, and further report said the wrecked train was a section of an excursion train returning from Hazleton. Nearly 6,000 Luzerne and Lackawana people had gone there, and no one knew just who had returned. The railroad officials were mute; they knew nothing. Gradually the stories took a terrible form. ' It leaked out that Superintendent Mitchell and others had gone down the road on a special engine. Then a private telegram arrived, Baying an accident had occurred at Mud Run, one section of the excursion train running into another. Forty persons were repor? ted killed. The people were in agony, and the crowd at the depot swelled to hundreds. Still the officials, were mute. No dis? patches could be gotten over the wires. Many well known citizens were seen at the depot wringing their hands, the faces tearful and pale with dread. Women thronged the depot, with terror stricken countenances, sobbing, crying, or silent and trembling with dreadful uncertainty. Still the railway officials preserved their terribly cruel silence, declaring that tbey knew nothing. Every means was taken to get information, but all to no purpose. The New Jersey Central train finally brought news to the effect that eighty were killed, and the excitement grew intense. AH the white Haven-physicians had gone to the scene. . . There were seventy-eight cars from Wilkesbarre to Hazleton, the number of passengers being about 5,500. The sec? tions were all crowded to suffocation, furnishing a condition for terrible loss of life in case of wreck. Throughout the night the depot was. thronged by hundreds of persons, suffer? ing untold agony over uncertainty. The throng was loud in its denunciation of the company for refusing all information and causing needless Buffering. At 3.30 a. m. the report was in circu? lation that arrangements had been made for the receipt of a large number of: wounded at the' hospital, The rumor was Boon confirmed. The officials were expecting, twenty-five of the victims. With such a list of wounded coming in this direction,. the public pulse stood still over the horrible possibilities, and a thousand fainting hearts quivered in dread. Many persons wanted to get to the scene of the disaster, and endeavored to charter a locomotive. The Rev.-Father: Moy lan of Scran ton offered to pay cash for any expense in that direction, but the favor could not be obtained, owing to : the absence of Superintendent Mitchell : :af the wreck. i?'.:;-v.. . Many persons, after waiting during the long weary hours from 10 to 3 in the morning, took the South, bound train, I which passed here at 3.10, and went to I the Bcene of the: appalling disaster. It was there learned that the third section of the excursion train had stood on the track a few hundred yards from Mud Run, waiting for the section ahead to get out of the way. A flagman, some say, I had been sent back with a lantern to Suard the train from the rear. Suddenly ie passengers on: the rear platform saw a train approach at a high rate of speed. Several of these passengers, who Raw the ! danger jumped -and escaped. In an instant the flash of the headlight illumi? nated the in terior of the ill-fated rear car. There was a frightful crash, and i the engine plunged her full length into the crowded mass of humanity. The ] shock drove the rear car through the the next one for two-thirds of its length, and the second car was forced into the third. X ??-???-.?*' Not a single person escaped from the rear car. The second was crowded with maimed and bleeding bodies, and the third car had but few passengers who escaped uninjured; but the terror stricken passengers of both trains made their way out of the cars, .and oh going to the telescoped engine and cars, the full horror of the terribladisaeter dawned on them. The shattered engine was pouring forth streams of scalding steam.. and water, which hid from their eyes the fullest measure of the horrible scene, while the hissing ionnd deadened the shrieks and groans of thoee injured in the wreck. Ghastly white facea peered into the windows, to be greeted by. faces far more ghastly. Some of the dead sat pinioned in their seats, erect as r in life, staring open eyed, as if aware of their horrible surroundings. Aa the steam and smoke cleared from the rear car, its awful sights' were revealed. The timbers were crushed and wrenched, while on all. Bides hung man? gled bodies and limbs. ? The few bodies which were not mangled were burned and scalded by the steam, and little re? mained in the car which bore human semblance. When the shock of the first crash had in a measure subsided, the uniujured be? gan to do what, could be done for their unfortunate companions. The few light tools on the train were called into requi? sition, but proved feeble instruments indeed. The St. Francis Pioneer Corps, who were on the .train; plied with zeal their broadnxes, which were meant for -holiday, occasions. They were, however, but little adapted to work, and were soon rendered useless. In the. meantime the windows of the cars were smashed in ; brave men entered and released those least hurt or least en? tangled. In one car they found John Lynch of Wilkesbarre banging from the roof by one leg. His cries brought friends, who, to relieve his suffering, stood upon wreckage and held his weight upon their backs until he was released from his* terrible position. - A young lady was found caught by the lower limbs. One of her limbs was quick? ly released, but the other could not be ' freed, and an unfortunately mis-directed blow of an axe severed it from her body. She heroically bore her toiture, and, tak? ing out her gold watch, she handed it to an. acquaintance as a gift to a friend at home. She was nut on board one of the trains and given all possible care, but she could not survive her terrible iojuriea, and died in the arms of friends on board the car. To free the bodies in the car the train? men attached the locomotive to the wrecked engine and started to pull it from the wreck. The first movement of the shattered wreck brought from the wound? ed tucb awful cries of distress that surrounding friends ordered the engineer to desist on pain of his life, ^aey did not wish to see the mangled forms still further mutilated. The few houses about the spot were thrown open to the Buffering, and bonfires were lighted to aid in the work of relief. Passengers on the train state that they saw the train ahead when far down the road. Tbey sprang from their 'seats and stared in wonder and surprise that the train did not slacken its speed. Suddenly their engineer and fireman were seen to jump. Then came the shock. Engineer Harry Cook and firemen Hugh Gallagher sustained alight injuries. The fireman subsequently stated that he saw a red light, informed the engineer and then jumped. Passengers gave many different accounts of the probable cause of the accident. Some attribute it to negligence of t ie flagman in not going back with a red light. Others say the fourth secl-on, which ran into the third, bad no air brakes. After news was received at the hospital confirming the worst fears, the scenes at the depot were heart-rending indeed. Several hundred persons assembled as the report spread that a tram was approach in;-; then a rush was made for the plat foiui. A line of policemen and railroad employees were drawn up to keep back the crowd. It was then reportdd that the wounded were on board, and were to be taken ou to MLi Creek, near the hospital, and there to be transferred. One desperate man, hearing this, sprang forward, and, with an awful imprecation, declared his family were on board the train and that any attempt to keep him from them would cost a life, It was learned a little later that no wouuded were on board. As tbe train drew up it was found to contain many from Pleasant Valley and Minook, who bad left dead friends be? hind. As they alighted and met acquain? tances their shrieks and wails were pitiful to hear. One young woman moaned that her father and sister were dead ; another a brother, and so it went. Tbe crowd became wild with excitement. Gradually the facts narrated above were gleaned from the more composed. A sad incident was the presence on the platform of Michael Whalen of Pleasant Valley. Up and down he wandered, questioning each one as to his two boys, aged respectively 12 and 14 years.- Fi? nally one of tbe passengers remembered that one of the boys was hurt. The strong man groaned. His .informant hurried away and told a reporter that he thought both boys were dead. The report getting abroad in Scran ton, a number of persona who had friends on the train hired a special train, on which they came down to this city. They were desirous of going on .to the scene of the wreck, but were refused permission by the company, They were highly indignant at the treatment received. A special train of three cars, in charge of Dr. W. Trimmer of White Haven, ar? rived here at 5 -o'clock this morning from the wreck with 24 injured persons. They were placed in care of Dr. W. G. Weaver of-this ciy, who accompaniod them to the city hospital. Dr. Trimmer reports that many of the injured are badly burned by the mass- coming from the engine stack. The list of identified dead now foots up sixty one, and the number of iujured twenty two. Two of the injured brought here died to-day in the hospital, and five or six more are likely to die. The number of injured is surprisingly small in proportion to the total casualties. Therestill remain a number of unidentified bodies. ? An old observer tells that one's eye? brows are an infallible guide to his age. No matter, he says, hew young' looking the person may be, if bis eye brows lack a gloss and do not lie flat and smooth, be is no longer a young man. Ex-Speaker of the Assembly of the State of Hew York. My-family for the last twelve years have been using Allcock's Porous Plasters, and have found them wonderfully efficacious in coughs, oolds, and pains in the side and back. About ten years ago I was thrown from a wagon and badly bruised. In three days these plasters entirely removed the pain .and soreness. Twice they have cured me of severe colds which" threatened pul? monary trouble. They also, oured my son of rheumatism in the shoulder, from which he had suffered two years. James W. Husteo. O Store Room to Bent N PTJBLIO SQUARE. FOR SALE. Portable Engine, Planer, Gin, Feeder, Cotton Press, 2-inch Shaft, Pulleys, Ac. JOHN W. DANIELS, Oct 18. 1888 15 2 Land For Sale. IWILL sell at Anderson, S. C., on Sale day in November, before the Court House door. 268 acres of land, six miles Northeast of Anderson, adjoining lands of J. S. Fowler, A. B. Bowden and others. Terms?One-half \ cash, balance on a credit of twelve months time at 7 per cent. J, N. WHITTAKEE, Oct 18,1888 15 2 Important to the Five Forks Sec? tion. IDESIRE to inform the citizens of the . Five Forks community that I am now located at the, Fivo Forks, and am prepared to make a beautiful. Feroetype of every per? son who may desire a picture. Call soon and get your picture, as I will only re? main here two or three weeks. J. G. BOWEN, Artist. . Oct 18. 1388 15 . 1 Application for Charter. "VTOTICE is hereby given that a petition 'JJi to charter Royal Baptist Church, lo? cated in tbe city of Anderson, has been filed in the office of the Clerk of Court for Anderson County, and that application for the Charter will be made thirty days from this date. T. J. HARRIS, Pastor. Oct. 17, 1888 ; 15 4 EXECUTOR'S SALE. ?N Saleday in November next, the un? dersigned will sell at Anderson C. H. all the personal property of Mrs. Fannie Garrison, deceased, consisting of Household and Kitchen Furniture. Terms of sale, cssh. ? HENRY GARRISON, J08EPH C. WINTER, Executors. Oct 18, 1888 ' , 15 3 NOTICE TO CREDITORS All persons having demands against the Estate of Mrs. Fannie Garrison, dee'd, are hereby notified to present them, properly proven, to the undersigned within the time prescribed by law, and all per? sons indebted to said Estate must make payment. ? HENRY GARRISON, J. 0. WINTER. Executors. Oct 18,1888_15__3 NOTICE TO CREDITORS. All persons having claims against tbe Estate of Jas. Webb, deceased, are hereby notified to present them, prop? erly' proven, to the undersigned within the time prescribed by law, and those indebted to make payment. T. R. SIMPSON, W. A. G. McWHORTER, Executors. Oct 18,1888 ; .15 3 LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL "DEGINS its -Fourth Session Oot. 29, X> 1888. Tuition $10, $12.50, $15 and $18 per session of ten months. No deduc? tion for fraction of month, unless on ac? count of illness. Those who begin with the opening of the School, and send regu? larly, will have decidedly the advantage. The School is under the control of a strong Stock Company, who are determin? ed to make it a success. For farther information address W. P. HOLLAND, Principal, Or T. T. WAKEFIELD, Secretary. Oct 18,1888_15 3? Notice to Teachers. THE attention .of the Teachers of the Public Schoels of Anderson County is hereby called to the following action of the County Board of Examiners. The Board met on Saturday, October 13, and adopted tbe following books for tne use of the common schools of this County for the ensuing five years : Readers?Appleton's, with Harper's as supplemental. ^Supplemental Readers?D. C. Heaths, and Appleton's Beading Charts. Histories?Davidson's South Carolina, Barne's Primary United States, Barnes's Brief United States and Barnes's General History. Arithmetics?Wentworth's First Steps in Numbers, Sanford'b Intermediate and Sanford's Common School. Geographies?Maury's, and Heath's Pro? gressive Outline Mans. Grammars?Hyde s Practical Lessons. Dictionaries?Webster's. Penmanshi p?Harper's. Spellars?Reed's Word Lessons. Drawing?ICrusi's Series. Music?Wavelet. Agriculture?Lupton's Elements of Sci? entific Agriculture. Physiology and Hygiene?Smith's Prim? er of Physiology and Hygiene, and Smith's The Human Body and its Health. The following regulations have been prescribed by the State Board of Examin? ers: 1st, Schools needing more than a single series, can use others from the State list, on application to the County Board at any time. 2nd. Schools beginning earlier than No? vember 1st, 1888, cannot be affected by this action until fall, 1889. All others must, where possible, begin the use of the scries with the new session, but certainly not later than the fall of 1889. 3rd. Upon the application from the teacher and trustees of any school within thirty days from the date of this adoption, or thirty days after the establishment of any new school, on good and sufficient reasons being shown, tho County Board may allow trie substitution of any other book on the same subject from the list adopted by the State Board. D. H. RUSSELL, Chairman Board of Examiners. Oct. 18,1888 15 1. Notice to the Taxpayers of Slab town School District. THE tax-payers of Slabtown School Dis? trict are requested to meet at the Academy, Saturday, the 27th oust., at 3 o'clock p. m., to consider the question of levying a special tax for next fiscal year. By order of the Board of Trustees. W. C. SMITH, Chairman. Oct 18,1888 15 2* FOR SALE. THE undersigned has One Thou? sand Bushels of Bed Rust Prool Oats for sale at a reasonable price. Apply at my residence, four miles East of Anderson. W. Q. HAMMOND. Oct 18,1888_lt>_1 State Election Notice. AN election will be held on Tuesday, the sixth day of November, 7888, at the various'voting pre? cincts, established bylaw, in Anderson County for the following State officers, to wit: Governor, Lieutenant-Gov6rnor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Comptroller General, Adjutant and In? spector General, Superintendent of Education, and Solicitor for 8th Judicial Circuit. Also, for ;he following County officers, to wit: Four Bepre sentstives, one Clerk of Court, one Sheriff, one Coroner, one Probate Judge, one School Commis? sioner and three County Commissioners. Also, at the same time and place, there will be submit? ted to the qualified electors two Constitutional Amendments, the first relating to' the term of office of Probate Judge, and the second relating to the office of School Commissioner. ' The polls will be opened at 7 o'clock In the forenoon and close at 6 o'clock In the afternooB. At the close of the election the managers shall immediately proceed publicly to count tho ballots. Within three days thereafter, the chairman of the Board of Managers, or one of them, to be de? signated in writing by the Board, shall deliver to the Commissioners of Election the poll list, the boxes containing the ballots, and a written state? ment of the result of the election in his precinct At a meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Election for State and County officers, held at Anderson Court House, S. C, October 18th, 1838, the following named persons were appointed man? agers at the different voting precincts in Ander? son County, to wit: Anderson?J. T. McFall, D. M. Stephens and J. Boyce Burriss. HPcndleton?J- W. Simpson, J. Norton Hunter und B. E. Sloan. Sandy Springs?S. L. Eskew, J. D. McElroy and W. D. Garrison. Centreyille?S. N. Brown, J. A. Stevenson and M. D. Mays. Bethany?James A. Carson, Leard Newton and Warren Martin. Hopewell?C. C. Xing, William Brown and S. S. Newell. Greenwood?J. M. Glenn, G. A. Banltln and J. P. Smith. Williamson?T. B. Crymes, B, V. Acker and J.J. Cooley. x Belton?B. D. Dean, J. T. Cox and L. L, McGee. ' Hon'ea.Path?J.B. Collaham, M. I. Brock and W. A Shirley. ? Craytonville?L. M Wilson, W. L Mitchell and Le vi Martin. Carswell Institute?W. E. Walters, A P. War nock and W. C. Haddon. Cedar Wreath School House?S. M. SItton, Ma? rion Merritt and J. A Coly. Dork Corner?Bobert Sherard, J. M. Beed and J. L. Bryan. ' Williford's?B. F. Shirley, W. T. Cbamblee and Joseph Anderson. Brown Sc. Farmer's Store?J. C. Gantt, J. P. Led better and William Dobbins. Marett's Store?W. F. M. Fant, G. W/ Farmer and G. N. C. Boleman. Geo. Stevenson's?E. C. Pruitt, James A. Mc? Allster and A E. Scudday. Holland's Store?A B. Sullivan, W. L. Dean and William Burriss. Pelzer?E. M. Snipes, Abner McGee and Biley Taylor. The Managers of Election will please meet the Commissioners at Anderson, S. C, at the Drug Store of W?hlte & Wllhite, on Saturday, the 3rd day of November, 1888, for the purpose of receiv? ing the boxes and further instructions. F. T. WILHITE, G. F. TOLLY, P. X. McCULLY, Commissioners of Election for Anderson County. Oct 18,1888 15 ?_2_ Federal Election Notice. Andeeson, S. C, Oct 15,1888. NOTICE is hereby given by the undersigned, Commissioners of Election for Federal officers, to be held in Anderson County on the Sixth day of November, 1888, that the following named persons have been appointed by them as Managers of such election: Anderson?J. W. Quattlebaum, J.' L. Glenn and S. H. Preyost. Pendleton?W. H. D. Galllard, James Duke and J.P.GaUIard. Sandy .Springs?John C. Watkins, W. A. G. Mc Whorter and W. L.Milam. Centreville?John L. Jolly, J. H. Smith and J. A. Burnett. Bethany?W. H. McMui try, Ed. Whitten and Henry Martin. Hopewell School House?W. A. Neal, Wolborn Martin and II. H. Gray. Greenwood?Willis Watkins, J. W. Dawson and E. A. Eussell. Williamston?N. C. Dacus, T. M. Mahon and S. J. Duckworth. Belton?Joel T. Bice, John T.Green and J. N. Sutherland. Honea Path?J. C. Milford, C. E. Harper and J. J. Trussell. Craytonville?e, B. A. Bobinson, J. B. Pennell and John T. Martin. Carswell Institute?S. 0. Jackson, W. M. Spoon and Henry T?te. Cedar Wreath-S. G. Williams, I. W. Plckens and B. C.Johnson. Dark Corner?D. J. Sherard, John G. McCurry and C. C. Simpson. Wllllford'o Store?C. B. Gllmer, S. A. Jones and J. H. Little. Brown &. Farmer's Store?W. P. Snelgrove, Jas. Broyles and N. 0. Farmer. Marel's Store?G. W. Maret, Thomas Dalrymple and P. A Mahofiey, George Stevenson's?W.W. Adams, CS. L. Stew? art and William Jones, Holland's Store?T J Holland, J L 0 Shaw and William Wright. Pelzer?H M Prince, W G Field and A B Car? penter. The polls will be opened at 7 o'clock in the fore? noon and close at 6 o'clock in the afternoon, after which the votes shall be counted, and the poll list, the boxes containing the ballots, with a written statement of the result ot the election in the va? rious precincts, shall be delivered to the Commis? sioners of Election, as provided by law. The Managers will please meet the Commission? ers of Election at Anderson, S. C, at the office of Murray, Breazeale & Murray, on tho 3rd day ot November, 1888, for the purpose of receiving the boxes and further Instructions. J. E. BREAZEALE, J. D. MAXWELL, J. M. PAYNE, Commissioners of Federal Election. Oct 18,1888_15_2 OPEN LETTER Andeeson, S. C, Oct. 17,1888. My Dear Friends : To every one wishing to buy good GoodB, at low prices, I invite them to call at my Store, see my Goods and get prices. I keep Dry Goods, Shoes, Hats and CapB, Hardware, Groceries, Provis? ions, Fancy Groceries, Wagon and Buggy Material, Wall Paper, and many other articles too tedious to mention, but will call special attention to my Charlotte Vxlle Cassimebe, the best wearing goods in the United States. Bay State Shoes have no superiors. I have recent? ly had customers to tell me that Shoes they bought from me lasted two years, and one man wanted a pair for his wife ; he had bought a pair three years ago, and they had just given out. A splendid assortment of Hats and Caps. Fine Blankets and Jeans. A fancy article of N. 0. Molasses. Best Flour, Cheese, Macaroni, Sugar and Coffee, Crockery and Glassware. Fine Tea a Specialty. A handsome lot of Wall Paper and Bordering. Wagon and Baggy Materials, Corn Shellers, &c. &c. I beg my friends and customers to give me a call. Bring on your Cotton and pay past indebtedness, and oblige. BeBpectfully yours, A. B. TOWEBS, No. 4 Granite Bow, P. S.?A large assortment of Carpets, Bugs and Mats. A. B. T. Oct 18, 1888 15 NEW YORK ?ND HOME I Startling Bargains Now in Store j f HOUSE FILLED FROM CELLAR TO DOME! To commence is Fall's Miess we lave made a ami M is le way of Bargains for all. Just till of our Wool Pacific Cashmere, For Ladies' Dresses, in all shades, at 10c a yard. _ Plain Silk Lustre. This magnificent Dress Goods is appre? ciated by all; we have~all shades and prices. It is in the reach of all?Ten Cents per yard._ Crepe Suitings. This is a new and very desirable fabric for Ladies' Dresses, and is beyond all donbt tbe thing for house and street wear. Sold north, east, south and west for 25c. Onr price 15. Whip Cord Yard Wide Dress Goods. This is the first season for this hand? some Parisian Cloth, and to be apprecia? ted must be seen. Just think how low you can buy it?only 25c. _ Henrietta Cloth. This handsome Dress Goods is.acknowl? edged to be the best value offered for the money; we Bbow all shades, 40 inches wide, all wool and silk. Our price 75c. Showing Fine Silks. Black and Colored Silks in Surahs and Faille Francrasse. Our stock of these goods is immense?please call and ex? amine. Mrs. Cleveland's Choice. Camel'B Hair Serge is Mrs. Cleveland's favorite dress for this season. We have them in Suits, with either Plush or Silk Gimp for trimmings to match. We offer at the very low price of $7.00 per Suit, including trimmings, buttons and linings. This is what you Want. LESSEE'S yard wide Bleaching, free from starch; we have one thousand yards on hand, and offer at the low price of 7c. A Household Necessity. Having bought very'largely of Canton Flannel, we offer a special bargain in tbe way of a heavy article that is sold every? where at 12* c. Our price iB in the reach of all, 8:1c. Don't Miss This. Ladies' hem-atitched Colored Border Handkerchiefs, warranted not to fade. We havo one thousand dozen on hand, Tell yonr friends about it. Two and a half cents a piece. Leaser's Pacific E. R. Jeans, This splendid brand of Jeans is made in North Carolina for our special .trade, and we claim that it is the best goods for the money in Anderson. Our competi? tors ask 40c?our price 25c._ Calico, Calico. New and lovely styles, dyed in oil and warranted not to fade. Onr price 6Jc. Other goods not so good at 5c._ listen, while I Sing. Toboggan Caps for Children will be all the rage this Fall. Beautiful, stylish, warm, and last but not least, very cheap, only 25c. Lost, but Found. We find ten bolts of Check Nainsook on hand, and not feeling disposed to carry i over i.uiii next siaaon, we will name a ? price that will clear them out of our I way, Bemember, they are Satin finish, i and 7c will tell the tale. Towels, Towels. No end to our stock?all bought low for cash-5,10,121,15 to 50c. Shoes, Shoes. We cannot say enough about our Shoe .stock. We have a tremendous lot on hand, we sell no shoddy or paper soles, and every pair sold is guaranteed, or money refunded. Clothing, Clothing. We have bought largely this season, and can knock the spots out of any house in upper Carolina. Our Suits from $6.00 to $8.00 is something worth seeing. Gentlemen, come to see us. Mothers, bring your boys to see us. . Overcoats. This winter we expect to have lots of cold weather; we have just 470 Overcoats on band, and we bought them to sell, and low prices is our aim. Calico by the Pound. We succeeded in obtaining a lot of Calico in which you can save money. They run 8 yards to the pound, and the price is only 25c. We Bought them AIL A Glove manufacturer retiring from business offered us one thousand dozen Ladies' Cashmere Gloves?all wool, em? broidered backs, six button length; they are worth 50c elsewhere; we offer ours, at 25c. Keep your Boys Warm. Onr Celebrated Virginia Wool Cassi meres are regular beauties, and for wear are unequalled. Just pause for one moment and hear our price?50c a yard. A Great Variety Of Ladies' Undervests, Gents' Under? shirts, Gents' White Shirts, Trunks, ValiBea, Cravats, Hats, Suspenders, Em? broidery, Laces, Corsets, Silk Handker kerchiefs, Bustles, Buttons, Satins, Silk FIobs, Kid Gloves, Bed Flannel, White Flannel, and a thousand other beautiful things for sale lower than elsewhere.. M&- Give us a call. Bemember the place?next door to J, E. Peoples & Co. on Brick Bange. Polite attention to all. if purchaser or not.. Look over the door for our large Sign. LESSEE & GO. THE OLD STORY. Delicious Qualities will Delight Patrons and pay Dividends to Consumers. J. P. SULLIVAN & COS. CONSTANT AIM IS TO SELL THE Best Rio Coffee They Can Find. PATENT FLOUR, And all other Choice grades. They keep a close watch after, and are prepared to give bottom prices, notwith? standing the advance. Tlae Clo tiling 33 usiness. They have a nice stock of MEN'S, YOUTH'S and BOYS' CLOTHING cheaper than you can imagine. They have taken time and pains to get up this stock, and are ready to offer good Bargains. KENTUCKY AND ATHENS JEANS, DRY GOODS OF ALL KINDS, From the cheapest Prints to fine Cashmeres. BOOTS -AJSID SHOES) The best stock they have ever had. EVERYTHING?THEIR STOCK IS GENERAL. J. 3?. Sullivan & Co. GILT EDGE STORE! THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, J E. W. Brown & Sons, vs. Hiffh Prices. Anderson County. Action to Sell Goods. Y virtue of a right vested in us, we will Bell in our New Store Rooms, on the ? Southeast Corner of the Public Square, at Anderson C. H., S. C, Unparallelled Bargains in Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, Including all kinds of Jeans, Shirting, Drilling, Sheeting, Checks, Flannels, Blankets, Calicoes, Cashmeres, Tricots, Satins, Silks, Plush, &c. &c. BOOTS AND SHOES?We are agents for the famous Bay State Boots and Shoes?the best made?of which we have an immense stock. HATS, CAPS and GENTS' UNDERWEAR. FLOUR?A large Bupply from beBt mills. SUGARS, COFFEES and TEAS?The finest the market affords. We are agents for Chase & Sanborn's Fine Parched Coffees. BACON, HAMS and LARD?Pure grades. Cheese, Cracker* and Candies. The cheapest because the best?always fresh. TOBACCO?Full stock on hand, and more coming. POCKET KNIVES of all qualities. We want it distinctly understood that we keep nothing but the BEST GCODS at LOWEST PRICES. Don't forget that we are in the Cotton Market, and the old and reliable Cotton Buyer? "LIGE" BROWN of our Firm?will pay you the highest prices in Spot Cash. Thanks to our friends and customers who have given us such a liberal patronage that our most sanguine expectations have been realized. Come.and see for yourselves, and we guarantee a sale and satisfaction. Oct 18,1888 E. W. BROWN & SONS. 15 ESTRAY COW. ARED COW, with short horns, in good order, was taken up on my premises about two weeks ago. The owner can get her by paying for this advertisement and feed. P. K. NORRLS. Oct 11,.1688 14 Valuable Land for Sale! -| A f\ ACRES?one-half well timber S.zk\J ed, balance in cultivation. Good water, comfortable buildings. Loca? ted two miles Southeast of Anderson, S. C. Will be sold on easy terms. For further particulars call on W. E. Archer on the place, or J. B. Lewis, Anderson, S. C. Oct 4, 1888 13 2 A BIG BOOM! She is receiving 400 Bales of Cotton daily, the Streets are Crowded with Wagons and vehicles of every descrip? tion, Crops are good, the Savannah Valley Bail-" road a grand success, more new enterprises on hand than ever before! What more is needed to make a people happy ? Why, nothing but to step into ' SYLVESTER BLECKLEY CO S. i BIG STORE, I WhICH is always filled with plenty of all kinds of Goods, delighted, customers, polite attention, men to wait on them, and sell them their numerous Bargains at prices that are really astonishing. These are cut down so fine that they could not afford to sell them at it if it were not for the large quantitylof Goods they handle. It was predicted that the building of the Savannah Valley Bailroad would injure Anderson?that a large share of the Cotton would be marketed at Stations > along its line. But all these predictions have proven untrue, because Anderson gets better receipts in Cotton than ever before. And why? Because she contains live, energetic merchants, who pay the farmers more for their Cotton than they can get for it at these small Stations where they have only one buyer, and then they sell you Goods so low, besides?heap cheaper than you can buy them elsewhere. Just listen to a few lines: In GBOCEBIES we carry EVERYTHING, and have in stock now?. Eight Car Loads Flour, Bought before the recent heavy advance. One Car Load of assorted NAILS just received. One Car Load of TENNESSEE WAGONS to arrive in the next few days, although we can now fix you up with almost any size Wagon you may want 10 Cases of Ladies' Walking Shoes just received at 75c, worth $1.00 anywhere. 5 Cases of Ladies' Walking Shoes at $1.25, worth $2.00. Children's Shoes at your own price. 500 yards Flannel at 7c per yard, worth 15c. 1000 yards All-Wool Cashmere, 40 inches wide, at 25c, worth 40c. Blankets, large 10-4 size, at $1.50, worth $2.00, AND EVERYTHING ELSE IN PROPORTION. ??? Our Store is so crowded with Goods that we are obliged to sell them in order to make room. 1 . Our Mr. JOE FBETWELL can be found on the street at all times, prepared to make you a good caah bid on your Cotton, while the rest of our large force will be ready to attend to yoir wants iu the Store. We assure you polite and prompt attention in every department of our business, and earnestly solicit your trade, being r perfectly satisfied that you cannot better yourself anywhere, as we are fully prepared to give you as good Goods for as little money as anybody else can. So come in and see us when you are in Town. We will be pleased to show you our Goods, even if you don't buy them, as it is a pleasure to us to wait on you. * And do bring the Ladies and the Little Ones along, too, for we have many things to please them. Yours, very sincerely, SYLVESTER BLECKLEY CO. Oct18,1888 16 CUNNINGHAM BROS. Are occupying their New and Commodious Store Room, and are every day receiving new and attractive addi? tions to their complete Stock of Dry Goods, Notions, Hats, Boots and Shoes, Hardware and G-roceries. We are, no doubt, Headquarters for FLOUR. The "Woman Head Flour," you know, is "ahead" of all. Wo have Choice Groceries of*all Kinds. The Finest Teas, Roasted Coffee and Cream Cheese, &c. We guarantee satisfaction in regard to PRICES and QUALITY. The politest attention to all. Come to see us, and we will make you comfortable while with us, and send you home happy, We are in the Cotton market. Your friend?, CUNNINGHAM BROS* Sept 13, 18g8_10_ 3m CLARK &c BIRO., MERCHANT TAILORS. PULL LIFE SAMPLES. Suits Made to Order and Fits Guaranteed. SSP We'employ best Workmen, and give satisfaction. CLARK & BRO., Whitner Street. is March 23, 1888