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JOHN T. B?ERISS
One Dozeri, Nicely Packed in a Box.
?AN bo bought CHEAP, as there is very little fruit. A large stock of J
Jars on hand. Merchants can get a low price on them.
I also handle Brennon & Co's. GREAT WESTERN CANE MILLS,
Saporicr to any for lightness and durability.
I manufacture EVAPORATORS much cheaper than you can buy
-mem elsewhere. " Also, IMINE PIPE.
?0 ~ Headquarters for Crockery, Glass, Lamps, Fly Traps and Pans. Also,
tee Iron King and Elmo Cook Stoves. I can sell you a fine Stove, with
ware, for $8.00 and (510.00. Buy while they are cheap?I need money.
JOHN T- BURKISS.
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HIGH GRADE GROCERIES!
?Everything we hav<B is
k IM ~
JgEw&jfc your regular-all the-year-round trade! Let us sell you all you
can eat! If you find anyor.e who will appreciate your trade more than?we
^ do, please bring them around, as we want to see what kind of looking object
^ they are. Yours, for something to eat, ? - ^ .
J. A* AUSTIN & CO?
nESiEDY Shard Tiiisr
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I DESIRE toinfonn the trading public that I am now reducing my Stock
for the Fall season, and for the nest few weeks will offer great inducements
Cash buyers. Come and see my Stock of " V
Family and Fancy Groceries,
Tobacco, Cigars, Etc.,
I will please ycu in prices and goods.
Q. F. BI0BY.
STRONG TALK I
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irownlee & Vandivers
Prepared to Prove It.
JE will give Cash Customers some of the RAREST BARGAINS eve?
: offered in Staple DRY GOODS, SHOES, HATS and GROCERIES.
We carry a select and splendid stock of bfan New Goods, and can cer>
iuly-sell you if you give us a chance.
You will do us a favor and save yourselfmoney by seeing us before
yoar purchases^ ? '', .tv
We want YOU for a Customer. *
Yours in earnest,
. BBOWNLEE & YAND1VEKS.
P.S.?New Car of MOLASSES just received, cheaper than you ever
saw. B. & V.
?Just Get in a Cool Place and Bead this* Ad.
*?Bay Walout ClocW, warranted 5 years.^......_$2.0^D
The best Fountain Pen ever made,..._ .._.__._$1.00
Triple Plated Knives and Forks, per get_$2 50
Iis ii ?i li Site Ftts.
A Good Watch for $2.00?warranted.
^GRAVING, FREE ! _ PROMPTNESS
> 8S5L Drop around next to Farmers and Merchants Bank and get a cool
drtak of Ice Water and a fan to keep, cool with free?no charge.
FOR NINETY DAYS REGARDLESS OF COST I
VTOIJ will find me below Moss & Brown's, on DEPOT ST?KET, where I am tern
JL porarily located.until my new Storeroom on Grani.e Row is completed. I
have on hand a big line of?
Dry G-oods, Shoes, Hats, Etc.,
That I do not care to move again, consequently they must be SOLD REGARDLESS
OF COST. If you need anything in this line now ?9 your chance to buy it cheaper
than you ever did in all your lifu. ?
Come and see mfe and I will show yon that I MEAN BUSIN BSS* STRICTLY.
These Goods must be sold by September 1st.
I can give yon prices on FLOUR, MEAT, COFFEE and MOLASSES that will ir -
forest you. Do not buy until you see me. * Yours truly,
M- A. DEAN.
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EAT AND BE MERRY.
You can And PLENTY to EAT from now on at
Ogoxi & Ledbetter's.
Their Bill of Faro is as follows:
Canned Tomato Soup,
Canned Tomato Stewed,
Green Corn Pie,
Fresh English Peas,
Fresh Roast Beef,
Truffled Chicken Livers,
Nice Prepared Turkey,
Kingan Reliable and Magnolia Hams,
Cranberry Sauce, B<st brand of Pickled Olives,
French Prunes, Almonds to be salted,
^ Cream Cheese and Peach Blow Crackers,
> With Chase & Sanborn's Seal Brand Coffee. ? .
Come and dine with oar delicacies. The above prepared with very
title cost. Come said see us.
_ L1CON & LEDBETTER.
She Greatest Bar grains in Furniture ever offered in South
Carolina are offered at
G.F. TOLLY & SON'S,
They have the Largest, Cheapest and Best Selected Stock in
ie State, and challenge any Furniture House in the State for a
compar ison of prices*
WALNUT and OAS SUITS cheaper than they can be
bought from any Factory. -
BUREAUS at prices unheard of before.
PARLOR SUITS cheaper than any.
AND EVERYTHING in the Furniture line.
- tSF* Oome and see for yonraelves and be convinced that what we say is true
pgp Ooine and Look at our Stock, whether yon want to buy or not. We wii
be pleased to show you around.
Caskets and Coffins furnished or Bay Night.
G. F. TOLLY & SON,
Depot Street, Anderson, S, C.
' The division of the year into three
hundred and sixty-five days and.a
quarter conies to us from the Egyp?
tians. So far as history reaches back
are led to believe that the dusky
brown. people by the banks of the
I Nile were the first to study the mo
| tions of the sun and stars and make
them the measure of time. And some
recent discoveries in Egypt) by care?
ful students, seem to show the way in
which the early astronomers were en?
abled to count the days in the solar
year. The great temples on the Nile
were built with a long'entrance of
columns leading from the river to the
interior shrine?a kind of tunnel;
sometimes it was lined with sphines
or huge granite ngures. Its mouth
I was turnrd toward a certain part of
I the Heavens where the light of the
setting sun could enter it only once a
yean It was either at the summer
solstice, when the sun was farthest in
the north, or at some other periodic
position of sun or Rtar.
"We may imagine the Egyptian as
? tronomer watching in the inner shrine
for the opening of the new yean The
long line of columns served as a tele?
scope by whioh he could Catch the
first beam of trie setting sun. Sud?
denly the red light would flash through
the tunnel up to the 'Holy of Holies ;
the moment it reached the shrine the
philosopher would mark the hour, and
know that another year had begun.
From that point in time he could
count day after day until, when the
three hundred and Bixty-fi ve days had
passed, once more the red beam of
light streamed into tho tunnel, and
another year had passed away. In.
this way it:;so?m8'''Tprobable that our
days were first counted and divided.
I Other nations, and even the Greeks
and Romans, used the moon as their
guide, and divided the year into lunar
months* But it was found, as time
passed on, that great irregularities
crept in ; the months no longer cor?
respond to the seasons ; April became 1
June, and the autumn months winter.
The Egyptian sun-year was then gen?
erally adopted. But even this was
discarded and altered by the ignorance
of the Boman priests; and at last Ju-1
lius Cccsar, who was fond of astrono?
my, resolved to correct the calendar;
it ia his year that we now use, and to
his friend, the Egyptian Sosigenes,
we owe our division of time. Astron?
omy was a favorite study with the cul?
tivated Romans, and from Egyptian
Alexandria, the scientific center of
the time, they drew their chief mas?
ters and books on the stars. Caesar
fixed upon the 1st of January as the
beginning of his year?a season of
feasting and joy with the Egyptians
and all modern society.
Another mode of calculating the
days of the year in Egypt was by the
rising of* the > dog star, Sirius. This
was known as the Sothic system, and
is another proof of the careful study
the Egyptians gave to the starry skies.
It is suggested that the pyramids were
built under the guidance of the as?
tronomers, and that many of the'
smaller* temples were directed toward
some particular ? star. But is proba?
ble, as modern research seems to show,
that the sun or Ba, as it was called in
Egyptian, was in the most civilized
period the chief deity, and its revolu?
tions the only measure of time. The
Pharaohs claimed, like the Incas, that
they were the children of the sun; on
the cartouches the sun stands a circle
at the top, and a goose, the symbol of
ah offspring or son, below it. Ba was
the parent of the Barneses, the chief
Egyptian conquerors and builders,
and their enormous statues still guard
the banks of the Nile. From the
Egyptian Ba we have learned to divide
time, and the New Year's festivities
and the more practical separation of
months and days we owe to the active
astronomers on the banks of the Nile.
?Eugene Lawrence in Harper's Week?
I Proved His Shield Bullet-Proor,
W. J. F. Leonard of Brooklyn yes?
terday strapped on his breast a shield
of his own invention, with himself as
a target and with William F. Rich?
ards as marksman, proved that the
shield was proof against a forty-five
calibre bullet fired from a repeating
rifle at a distance of thirty-six feet.
This and other tests were made in
the presence of a large number of
spectators in Atlantic Aark, Prospect
Place and Balph Avenue, Brooklyn.
A committee examined the shield the
rifle, and the cartridge, and pronounce
the test genuine. The. bullet struck
the shield about in its centre and
penetrated it not more than half an
Mr. Leonard says that the shock"
was very slight, not sufficient, in fact,
to cause him to stagger. He showed
to a reporter for the Times a number
of bullets which had. been shot into
his shield. They were all flattened.
Some of them looked as though pieces
had been torn from them when they
penetrated the shield, while others
appeared as if they had been melted,
so great was the force with which they
Mr. Leonard's shield, which he de?
clares has no iron, steel or metal of
any kind in it, is made of a combina?
tion of cotton, felt, wool and a com?
pound of mineral and vegetable mat?
ter. It is H inches thiok, 13 by 17
inches on its surface, and weighs 11
pounds. Herr Dowe's weighs 16
. Before Mr. Leonard adjusted his
sbield for the final test, he placed it
and another, one upon dummies and
had five shots fired at them, none of
which passed through. For the pur?
pose of showing in public the pene?
trating power of the ammunition
which he intended to use he erected
an iron-backed target, consisting of
twenty-seven one-inoh pine boards
fastened side by side, and had it shot
at. The bullet passed through the
wood and drove the iron from its fas?
tening. He then made the test by
wearing the shield under fire.
Mr. Leonard says that he has been
at work on his invention for two years,
but not with the idea of having it
used as a shield for soldiers. His in?
vention was originally to perfect some?
thing that could be applied to men of
war in place of heavy plates. His in
vention he believes will be of immense
value when applied to light-built war
vessels as it will prevent penetration
and will add but slightly to their
weight. He said he would not hfive
brought his shield to public notice at
present had it not been for Herr
Dowe's claim for his bullet-proof
Mr. Leonard lives with hi? wife and
family in a cottage at Park Place and
Schenectady avenue, Brooklyn.?New
Bucklens Arnica Salve.
The best salve in the world for Cuts
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands,
Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin Erup
tions and positively cures Piles, or ho
pay required. It is guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction, or money refund?
ed. Prise 25 cents per box. For sale
by Hill Bros.
Hall's Catarrh Cure for sale by
Wilhite & Wilhite.
? The cocoanut tree is the most
valuable of plants. _
into the darkness of the early
Fat In Her Coffin Alive,
Rc-NDOtJT, N. Y., July 13.?Spra*
kerB, a village not far from here, was
treated to a first-class 'Sensation by
the supposed resurrection from the
dead of Miss Eleanor Markham, a
young woman of respectacle family)
who to all appearances died on Sunday
last. Miss Markham, about a fort?
night ago, complained of heart trou?
ble, and was treated by Dr. Howard.
She grew Weaker gradually, and on
Sunday morning apparently breathed
her last, to the great grief of her rela*
tives, by whom she was m?chbeloved?
' The doctor pronounced her dead)
and furnished the usual burlal'certifi
cate. Undertaker Jottes took charge
of the funeral arrangements. On ac?
count of the warm weather, it was de?
cided that the interment should take
place yesterday, and in the morning
Miss Markham was put in a casket.
After her relatives had taken a last
look on what they supposed was their
beloved, dead, the lid of "the coffin was
fastened on, and the undertaker and
his assistant took it to the hearse
waiting outside. As they approached
the hearse the assistant, James Boyle,
cried out, while his knees knocked to?
gether, and his teeth chattered with
terror. He insisted that he heard a
noise in the coffin.
''You shut your flannel mouth, will
you?" said the undertaker, who, how?
ever, did not himself seem in good
"She is alive, as sure as there is a
God in heaven!" exclaimed Boyle.
"Don't you hear her knocking?"
"Let us carry her as far as the
hearse, any way?" said Jones, "and not
create a scene that may be absurd and
By this time the relatives got wind
of what was passing, and peremptori?
ly demanded that l>ne coffin be opened.
This was done i & short order, and be?
hold, there Was poor Eleanor Markham
lying on her baok, her face white and
contorted, and her eyes distended in
"My God!" she cried in broken ac-1
cents, "where am I? You are burying i
"Hush, child," said Dr. Howard,
who happened to be present, "you are
all right. It is a mistake easily recti?
The girl when taken into the house
and placed on the bed fainted away,
and while the doctor was administer?
ing stimulating restoratives the trap?
pings of woe were removed, and the
hearse drove away with more cheerful
rapidity than a hearse was ever driven
before. The cordials had the desired
effect and Miss Markham grew a little
stronger. As it was evident to Dr.
Howard that her nerves were suffering
from the terrible shock they had re?
ceived, he ordered the doors thrown
open and told the girl's mother and im?
mediate friends to stay with her until
she had completely recovered, and say
or do nothing in her sight or hearing
that was not cheerful and stimulating,
above all, not to refer to the late sen?
sational episode. But this Eleanor
would not have. She spoke of it her?
self, and seemed relieved and passed
into a refreshed slumber when she had
unburdened her mind.
"I was conscious all the time you
were making preparations to bury me,"
she said, "and the horror of my situ?
ation is altogether beyond description.
I could hear everything that was said,
even to a whisper outside theo door,
and though I exerted all my will power
and made a supreme physical effort to
cry out, I was powerless. I had read
in the New York Sunday Advertiser
lately about how the Rev. Mr. Kane
died and went to heaven, bnt felt that
my fate was tobe buried alive, and the
frightful idea was the saving of me,
for as I was borne to the hearse I
prayed to God for strength, and mak?
ing another attempt succeeded in tap?
ing on the lid "f the coffin. At first
I fancied the bearers would not hear
me, but when I felt one end of the
coffin falling suddenly I knew that I
had been heard."
Miss Markham is on a fair road to
final recovery, and what is strange is
that the flutterings of the heart that
brought on her illness are gone.
Peculiarities of Animal Instinct.
Dr. Franklin mentions a donkey
who was in the habit of going into
the grounds of the castle of Guerville,
where they often had music. The
lady of the house had an excellent
voice, and every time she sang the
donkey came to the windows and lis?
tened attentively. One day a piece
of music took Neddy's fancy so com?
pletely that he made his way into the
room where the lady was practicing,
and began to bray with all his might,
to her no small consternation.
Few people would look for intelli?
gence in the vulgar pig, yet the fol?
lowing incident indicates a different
state of things. Two pigs were
bought by a farmer at Reading mar?
ket, to which they had been brought
from a distance of some miles. The
animals were then removed to Caver
sham, two miles from Reading. Next
morning they were missing, and later
on news arrived that two pigs had
been seen swimming across the
Thames. They were then traced to
Pangbourne, and finally presented
themselves at their old home, after a
journey of nine miles.
In Madagascar, an elephant keeper,
having a cocoanut in his hand, chose,
for fun, to break it against the ani?
mal's head. The following day the
elephant saw some cocoanuts exposed
in the street before a shop, and taking
one up with his trunk, he killed his
keeper with a Bingle blow. This was
literally practicing the law of retalia?
A goat had been fed by servants at
a certain door, and got upon such fa?
miliar terms that, if the tinio for
bringing out the expected food was
allowed to pass by, he butted at the
door until it was opened.
A sheep and her lamb, having been
taken from Edinburgh to a place in
Pertshire. escaped from their new
home and returned to the old one
after a nine days' journey.
A cow had been sent away from her
own pastures to a place twenty miles
off, in the spring. As the feed was
good, she remained quietly in her new
home during the summer, bnt as win?
ter drew on, the quality of the grass
changed for the worse. The animal
resented this, and escaping from the
pasture, presented herself at her old
home with sundry eager and indignant
lowings. m '
In Germany an aged blind woman
was led to Church every Sunday by a
gander, which dragged her along,
holding her gown in his beak.
A male and female canary, having
no materials for making a nest, hit on
the expedient of tearing out the
feathers of their first brood to prepare
a bed for the second.
Captain McClure says that two rav?
ens, who watched every movement on
board his ship in the polar regions,
were constantly outwitting his watch
dog and stealing his food. They
would entice the angry quadruped to
follow them for a distance, and then,
I suddenly flying back, would arrive at
the mess tins of the crew and snatch
off the best bone before the dog could
? Smythe (to his daughter:) You
should listen to your mother's advice.
She is a better judge than you of a
suitable husband. 5liss Smythe (in?
dignantly:) Yes. she showed her judg?
ment once, didn t she?
The English Language.
Is the Englishllanguagc destined to
become the universal language? Three
centuries ago it was employed by less
than 3,000,000 of people; to-day it is
spoken by over 115,000,000 people in
all parts of the globe, and is constant?
ly increasing, both as to population
and territory. At present it is distrib?
uted as follows: Uuited States, 65,
000,000,- British Islands, 38,000,000;
Canada, exclusive of French-Cana- I
dians, 4,000,000; West Indies, British
Guiana, etc.) 1,500,000; Australia,4,
000,000; South Africa, India, and
other colonies, 2,500,000. This in?
cludes only thoBe whose mother tongue
is English no account being taken of
the vast number who speak Engli?h
but who have another tongue. The
increase of English speakers is calcu?
lated to be fully 2,000,000 annually.
No other language of modern times
has made such rapid progress. Three
hundred years ago the 3,000,000 people
who apoke English resided principally
on the British Isles. Now it is spoken
more or less in nearly every country
on the face of the earth.
The principal languages which com?
pete with English, not considering
such as Chinese and Hindostanee, arc
French, Spanish, Russian and German.
French is practically stationary as re
?ards the number of its adherents;
panish is largely spoken in South
America and the southern part of
North America, but it owes its prom?
inence to the colonizing genius of its
speakers; where Gorman is introduced
it rapidly gives away to the native
tongue, generally English; Russia,
like the German, has little influence
upon the Western civilization. It is
a remarkable fact that while the Eng?
lish in their colonies and offshoots
have absorbed millions of aliens there
is no record, of any great body of Eng?
lish speakers having become absorbed
by any other race. In the United
States there are millions of Germans
and other foreigners who have become
merged with the English speakers in
a single generation, they losing even
their family names; and the children
in many oases* do not understand their
parents' language. In Canada, how?
ever, the French speaking population
is increasing faster than the English
speaking. This is not because the
French element absorbs the English,
but because it crowds it out. While
the French is seldom absorbed by any
other- tongue, it is most always ab?
sorbed by the English.
The English has practically driven
the French out of Egypt, and it is
rapidly driving the Dutch out of Afri?
ca. This has been accomplished in
Egypt within a dozen years. The
change ir. Africa is being effected with
even greater rapidity. AstheEnglif .
speaking Bettlers rush into the new
country, the Dutch and other langua?
ges, which are rarely to be met with,
drop into the backwoods and are final?
ly lost. Africa is witnessing a repeti?
tion of the fight of the tongues in
America, three centuries ago, which
resulted in a victory for the English.
The history of lingual development in
America alone is a sufficient argument
for the prediction that no languages,
except possibly those of the Orient,
will long remain formidable competi?
tors of the English.?Troy (N Y.)
The People to Elect Senators.
Washington, Joly 21?Immediately
after the reading of the House Journal
to day Mr. Bowers, Republican, of Cali?
fornia, demanded the regnlar order, thus
outting off the transaction of any miscel?
laneous business. The Speaker announ?
ced the regular order to be a vote on the
Tuoker Joint resolution providing for the
election of United States Senators by the
direct vote of the people. As this is a
proposition involving a change of the
Constitution, the affirmative votes of two
thirds of the members were necessary to
its passage. The yeas and nays were de?
manded and the result announced:
Yeas, 137, nays. 48. Two-thirds having
voted in the affirmative, the joint resolu?
tion was declared to have been passed,
accompanied by applause. It was the
second time the House had thus declared
itself on the question. The joint resolu?
tion reads as follows:
Resolved, etc., That in lieu of the first
paragraph of Section 3, of Article 1, of
the Constitution of the United States and
in lieu of so much of Paragraph 2 of the
same section as relates to the filling of
vacancies, and in lieu of all of Paragraph
1, of Section 4, of said Article 1, in so far
as the same relates to any authority in
Congress to make or alter regulations as
to the times or manner of holding elec?
tions for Senators, the following be pro?
posed as an amendment to the Constitu?
tion, which shall be valid to all intents
and purposes as part of the Constitution
when ratified by the Legislatures of
three-fourths of the States: The Senate
of the United States shall be composed of
two Senators from each State, elected by
the people thereof at large for six years;
and each Senator shall have one vote.
The electors in each State shall have the
qualifications requisite for electors of the
most numerous branch of the State Leg?
islature. The times, places and manner
of holding elections for Senators shall be
prescribed in each State by the Legisla?
ture thereof. When vacancies happen in
the representation of any State in the
Senate the Executive authority of such
State shall issue writs of election to fill
such vacancies, provided that the Legis?
lature of any State may empower the
Executive thereof to make temporary
appointments until the people fill the
vacancies by election as the Legislature
may direct This amendment shall not
be so construed as to affect the election
or term of any Senator chosen before
it becomes valid as part of the Constitu?
A Bloody Fight.
Shbevepobt, La., July 21.?News has
been received here of a tragedy at Ivory,
a settlement in Arkansas, just beyond
the Louisiana line, in which a preacher,
the Rev. J. S. Platt, and two members of
his congregation were slain, and several
ethers seriously wounded. Tne parties
had met in a secluded place to settle a
dispute concerning the authorshiD of a
slanderous report that was in circulation,
and the fight was the result.
A rumor got abroad in the community
affecting the character of a young lady.
It was alleged that the Rev. Platt started
the story, but he in turn accused a mem?
ber of bis congregation named Perdue.
The men were about to come together in
battle, but friends intervened, and it was
decided that the principals with their
friends should meet down the river and
decide the matter without trouble. There
were present Platt, Felix Goulet, Dan
Perdue, two men named Disdale, two
men named Defee, and G. G. Stuart,
father-in-law of the Rev. Platt.
Alter some time bad been devoted to
argument, all the parties reached for their
weapons. There were Winchesters, re?
volvers, and shot guns. Platt, the only
man unarmed, jumped into the river,
where he was killed with a Winchester
ball. Stuart, his relative, was shot in the
back and leg, and was knocked into in?
sensibility. One of the Disdales was shot
in the abdomen. Others of the two fac?
tions received injuries.
? The congregation of Platt's church is
aroused over the affair, and an effort may
be made to drive Perdue out of the com?
munity, in which case a war of extermi?
nation will probably be entered upon by
? At a recent Populist meeting in
Kansas, at which were present Govern?
ors Waite and Lewelling, those two emi?
nent representatives of woman's rights,
Mrs. Lease and Mrs. Anna L. Diggs, got
into a spectacular tongue lashing match
which will bo interesting reading to the
woman suffragists of South Carolina.
Mrs. Diggs began it by talking about
"infamous traitors," naming no names
but looking very hard at Mrs. Lease,
who waited until her turn came to speak
and then launched into the "infamous
business of writing villainous letters
about Governor Lewelling." This touch?
ed Mrs. Diggs for she rushed at her ac?
cuser, crying: "Yon are a liar! You are
a liar!" The dispatches do not record
that either combatant announced she was
a lady and didn't want it forgotten, but
this was probably an oversight. They
do record that Mrs. Lease scored Mrs.
Diggs unmercifully and turned the iron
around by inviting the two Governors
"in a loud tone of voice" to dine with
I her. She carried them off before the
eyes of her discomfited rival.
Dispensaries to Reopen.
Columbia, Jnly 22.?The whole city is
agog to-day. And it is very appropriate
to use tbo word agog, for the sensation of
the day, which would otherwise be a
quiet midsummer Sabbath, is the an?
nouncement on the newspaper bulletin
boards that Governor Tillman during the
morning stated positively that on to-mor?
row morning ho would issue bis official
proclamation as the Chief Executive of
the State, charged with the administration
of tbo laws of the State, announcing that
the dispensaries would all be opened on
August 1; that on tbat date the operation
of tie 1803 law, which he holds is consti?
tutional, will bo resumed; and that he
intends, after giving tbe liquor dealers
now in business a few days to dispose of
their stock, to enforce the law more rigid?
ly than has ever been attempted before.
All doubt as to the Governor's inten?
tions as expressed in his recent speeches
is now removed. There can be no further
dotibt. The Governor's speech yesterday
at Holly's Ferry, in which he made the
assertion that tbe dispensaries would be
re-opened on August 1, and pave his rea?
sons for suspending the operation of the
law in the last few months, was taken
this morning to be pretty conclusive. I,
howevon to make absolutely certain of
the Governor's intentions, called upon
him at the Executive Mansion this morn?
ing and asked him directly for an official
statement with regard to tbe matter. He
said it was of no use to 'make such a
statement to-day. Thon he told me that
to-morrow he would issue his official
proclamation re-opening the dispensaries
on August 1, and saying to the people all
he cared to aay.
The strange part about it all is that
none of Governor Tillman's right-hand
lieutenants have seemed to know any?
thing about it. I have closely questioned
all of them in the last few days and have
obtained direct statements from every one
of them that they knew nothing about it.
It therefore appears that Governor Till?
man has taken the whole matter into his
own bands and has acted without consul?
tation with his leaders. There can now
be no longer a doubt that ho is going to
trust tbe late of tbe dispensary to Asso?
ciate Justice Gary's hands as soon as he
dons the ermine. It is a hard position to
place a person in.
The fact remains, too, that Governor
Tillman, after saying he thought the dis?
pensary decision meant prohibition,
changed his opinion and arrived at the
belief that the 1893 law had not been ban?
died by the Court. He says tbat such is
the case. Consequently the Governor has
?assumed the authority of suspending the
law for several months, and were condi?
tions different he would be impeached,
no doubt. But this the Governor ac?
knowledges, and says he assumed the
responsibility of so doing in order to
prevent tbe 1893 law from getting into the
hands of an adverse Court. The Gover?
nor is beyond doubt a law unto himself.
It cannot but be said, too, that the State
Supreme Court is partially to blame for
the situation, and for what trouble tbe
future may hold in not saying in plain
every-day English what it decided.
Now as to the object of the Governor's
action in re-opening the liquor question
no one seems to know anything. From
all appearances what has been said in
this correspondence in regard to this mat?
ter is no doubt about right. If it is the
desire to stir up the old time feeling and
excitement after the appeals on all sides
for peace and unity, the Governor will
doubtless be eminently successful. As
to the effect of the move upon the cam?
paign and the political situation predic?
tions are impossible. One thing Is cer?
tain and that is tbat there will no donbt
be lively times ahead when the ball opens,
and many conservative, far-seeing men
predict that, in view of the approach of
I the elections, troubulous times are ahead
for South Carolina.
As already stated many of Governor
Tillman's lieutenants in the last few days
have spoken out against the touohing of
the dispensary business again till after
the election. But vox popnli and vox
Dei are not in it these days with vox
Tillmani. Such is the situation to-day.
Time reveals all things, and I am moral?
ly certain tbat there are going to be some
lively times ahead. What actual business
arrangements Governor Tillman has
made for the reopening of the gin mills,
of course, are not known. Everyone
hereabouts is talking about tbe outlook,
and every man deeply regrets that the at?
tempt is to be made to reopen all tbe old
excitement.?Hews and Courier.
Mrs. Lease rose np In her Might.
Topeka, July 13.?An episode occur?
red at tbe Populist ratification meeting
in this city yesterday tbat was not down
on the bills. An immense crowd, proba?
bly eight thousand people, had collected
in the city park to listen to speeches by
Governors Walte, of Colorado, and Lew
elling, of Kansas. Both made extensive
speeches along Populist lines, and all
went smoothly until Mrs. Anna L. Diggs
stepped upon tbe platform.
Mrs. Lease, her relentless enemy, sat
just behind her. After a few opening re?
marks Mrs. Diggs said: "But for the in?
famous traitors who are trying to stab
the party to death in our own ranks we
should win this battle easily."
As she said this she turned upon Mrs.
Lease and gave her a scornful sneer,
which caused the blood to rush to tbat
lady's face. When Mrs. Diggs had fin?
ished Mrs. Lease took the platform. She
arose to her full height, looked daggers
at Mrs. Diggs; and said: "But lor the in?
famous business of writing malicious
and villainous letters and telegrams
about Governor Lewelling a year ago
I by pretended leaders our reform move?
ment would be in a better condition to?
"You. are a liar! you are a liar! liar I"
yelled the little woman, as sho rushed
across the platform and shook her fist at
Mrs. Lease. "Sit down," said the speak?
er; "Mr. Chairman, I have the platform
and must not be molested."
Then Mrs. Lease continued to score
Mrs. Diggs unmercifully. Eight thous?
and people were present to enjoy the
? One billion feet of timber per
year is being cut in Texas, and at that
rate it will take but fifteen years to
exhaust the supply.
? The latest bicycle record gives a
mile in a minute apd fifty-six seconds.
Tbat lays the fastest trotting horse in the
? Under a decision of the Suprom e
Court of Errors of Connecticut boys
and their trunks cannot bo hold lor
board. Yale students gave rise to the de?
? Two women were recently locked up
In New York for Ulking to their
husbands on the street The police
supposed they were making improper
advances and would accept no explana?
? It is said tbat 4,500 persons in this
country are descended from the royal
families of Europe. And yet they
are no handsomer, brighter or better than
many people around them who do
not even know who their grandfathers
? A young girl, tall, curly-headed and
bright-eyed, sat near the fruit stand of
which her father is owner, in Brooklyn,
Charles F. Erwin tried to kiss her and
may have succeeded. She screamed.
He was arrested, but protesting to Judge
Goetting that his arrest was an outrage,
for the girl had put her lips in a kissing
position, he was discharged with a mild
caution to be more careful.
? It is said that ex-Governor Sherman,
of Iowa, retired from office a poor man,
and became a lloor-walker in a big store,
and later the keeper of a country store.
As a rule, when a mac. has once held a
high office he is not willing to take
up an insignificant occupation. Sher?
man was an honorable exception.
He did not think that an ex-governor
should shirk work when ho was a poor
? The Agricultural Society of Albe,
France, was recently shown and tasted
some grapes and apples thr.t bad been
preserved in all their native freshness in
powdered quick lime. They were in a
perfect slate, round and plump as the day
they were gathered, aad tasted just tbo
same, except, perhaps, they were a little
more saccharine. Mr. Mcnclar, who
made the experiment, declares it a great
success. Washing causes all the lime to
disappear, and the fruit is as perfect as
the day it was packed.
? Mr., Wm. Morris, the poet, says:
"A woman's special work?housekeep?
ing?is ono of tho most difficult and im?
portant branches of Btudy. People lift
thoir eyebrows over women mastering
the higher mathematics; why, it is in?
finitely more difficult to learn the details
of good housekeeping. Anybody can
learn mathematics, but it takes a lot of
skill to manage a house well. Don't let tbe
modern woman neglect or despise house?
? Tbe late Chief Justice John W.
Slay ton, of Texas, educated himself whilo
serving an apprenticeship in a black?
smith shop in his native State of Ken?
tucky, pursuing a night course of pri?
vate study and reading. Saving enough
money to enter the law department of
the University of Louisville, he was
graduated with honors. Ho moved to
Texas in 1850. The State papers say
that his death is a great loss to the judi?
? Two Birmingham negroes have each
carried a silver quarter under their
tongues for thirty-six years. They were
first placed thereby the men for fear
their masters would find and take
the money from them, and subsequent?
ly kept there because of superstitious be?
? The Springfield Republican has the
following: "Rev. C. C. McCabe, secre?
tary of the Methodist Missionary Society,
figures out a very plain and s? eminr;!/
easy way in which wo rkingme ? rsu get
the better of the railway magnates. His
scheme is simplicity itself. Stop drink?
ing, he says, save money and buy up the
railroads and own them. It will only
take a matter of 312,000,000,000 or so to
buy up all the railroads in the country,
according to Poor's manual of 1893, as
quoted by McC&be, and the workingmen
of the United Statos spend about one-fif?
teenth ofthat amount eaoh year for beer
and hard liquors. It is an easy problem
in arithmetic which McCabe propounds
to the workingmen of the United States.
If they drink u p each year one-fifteenth
or thereabout of the value of the railroads
of the United States, in fifteen years they
drink up their entire value. McCabe's
figures are ?9d0,00O,0CO a year for the
liquor bill of the whole country, of which
the workingmen pay $750,000,000?a sum
that would count up pretty fast if laid
away each year at savings bank interest.
Mr. McCabe thinks a good deal of
his scheme. He is sure that it is practi?
cable, it is feasible, it can be done."
? The body of a young man was
found in one of our cities. In his
pocket was a paper on which was
written the words : "This is the end
of a wasted life. Do not ask my name.
It is drink that has done it." After
the inquest the coroner received no
fewer than 200 letters from fathers
and mothers asking if there were any
signs by which the body could be
The Successful Advertizer I
Is the man who writes something the
people will read, and reading, believe. In
this age of education and enlightenment,
when men read and think for themselves,
all that stuff about "selling goods cheaper
than your competitors buy them," being
the "only competent dealers in the line,"
?'handling better staff thun anybody
else," Ac, is mere clap-trap, and subjects
the writer and the firm back of it to the
contempt of all right-thinking people. The
man who has something to offer, and then
tells the folks about in a plain, business
way, is the man who "gets there," and
getting there, stands.
Lots of people handle Faint. Some
handle one kind, some another, but they
all realize, if they have any business sense
at all, that in order to make that business
a permanent success it is absolutely neces
nary to give the people the very best ma?
terial. This we have tried to do, and at a
price that puts it in the reach of all.
In this connection we call attention to
the fact that crops are about laid by, time
is plentiful, and a little paint not only
freshens and beautifies, but improves won?
derfully the sanitary condition of the
premises. If your house is all right may?
be the fence needs a coat. A little Paint
would keep that old boggy from falling
down, and the wagon might last a year or
two longer by spending seventy-five cents
or a dollar In Paint on it.
Remember this, the longer you put it
o:T the more it takes and the less good it
does. Remember another thing, it costs
just as much, and takes just as much time,
to have cheap paint put on as it does good
Paint. Always buy the best, even if you
pay more for it.
HILL BROS., Druggists,
ANDERSON, S. C.
Notice to Contractors.
Office of County Commissioners,
Anderson, S. C, July 23, 1894.
WILL be let to the lowest bidder on
Thursday, August 16,1894. at 3
o'clock p. m, the building of a Bridge
over Rocky River near Lee Shoals.
Plans and specifications made known
on day of letting.
Purchaser will be required to give bond
for faithful performance of the work.
R. E. PARKER, Chm'n.
B. T. MARTIN,
W. P. SNELGROVE.
Board Co. Com. A. C.
W. T. McGILL, Clerk.
July 25, 1894_4_3_
NERVOUS PROSTRATION, DEBILITY
and FEMALE WEAKNESSES,
A postal card with your address secures
it. Write now to NATIONAL SURGI?
CAL INSTITUTE, Atlanta, Georgia, or
P. O. Box 74, Atlanta, Ga. 2-3mg
SQUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE,
COLUMBIA, 8. C.
SESSION begins Sept. 25th. Nine reg?
ular Courses, with Diplomas. Special
Courses, with Certificate*. Requirements
for admission modified. Board $8 a month.
Total necessary expenses for the year (ex?
clusive of traveling, clothing and books,)
from $112 to $152. Send for Announce?
ment. For further information address
the President, JAMES WOODROW.
July 18, 1S94_3_
W. L. Douglas
^(1 VflvM NO SQUEAKING.
FRENCH& ENAMELLED CALT
EXTRA FINE. ^
, SEND FOR CATALOGUE
Yon can save money by purchasing \V. L.
Because, we arc the largest manufacturers of
advertised shoes in the world, and guarantee
the value by stamping the name and price oa
the bottom, which protects you against high
prices and the middleman's profits. Our shoes
equal custom work in style, easy fitting and
wearing qualities. We have them sold every?
where at lower prices for the value given than
any other make. Take no substitute. If your
dealer cannot supply you, we con. Sold by
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ANDERSON, S. C.
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A new machine in many # important
points of design and construction, retain?
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Columbias. It is regularly fitted with an
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tire as ordered. Weight, 3or^iouuds with,
29 without brake. Full description in
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June 20 51 8
? "So you fell you cannot marry
him?" "Yes, I am fully decided.
"Why, don't you like him ?" "Oh,
like him well enough, but I can't ge
him to propose."
? Somebody complimented Sidney
Smith on a charity sermon he h
preached, to which the divine replied
"I believe it was effective, for ol
Lady Cork borrowed a sovereign of
stranger in the pew to put in the plate.1
? The memorial tower which is be
ing erected by the Russians on th
highest point on the Mount of Olive;
at Jerusalem, is already several sto
ries high, and but one more is to be
added. It is to be so high that both
the Mcditerancan and Dead seas can b
seen from its top.
? Young Artist (displaying a pic
ture)?This picture is entitled "Jonah
and the Whale." Possible Purchaser
?Where is Jonah? Young Artist?
You notice the rather distended ap
pearance of the whale's stomach, mid
way between the tail and neck? Pos
sible Purchaser?Yes. Young Artist
? An original sentence was given
lately by a magistrate in Missouri. A
man who did not know how to read
and write, convicted of a light offence,
was sentenced to imprisonment until
he had learned to read; another of?
fender, who had a good education,
was sentenced to keep him company
until he had taught him to read. Af?
ter three weeks they were discharged,
as they had fulfilled their task to
the full satisfaction of the magistrate.
PRICE 60 CENTS PER BOTTLE.
BOOK OF VALUABLE INFORMATION FREE. f
^^ FOR SAUTjPRUGG^STS^^^^
For Sale by lodd <? Evanu.
Tyner's Dyspepsia Remedy for
sale by WUMte & Wilhite.
.Far away from home, while in your
own County you could secure for them a
thorough education at much lower rates ?
Before deciding where to s< nd this Fall,
inquire into the merits of the
Williamsten Female College
And eee if it is not your interest to give it
a share of your patronage.
For a Catalogue, write to
EEV. S. LANDER, President,
Williamston, S. C.
July 11, 1894_1_3m
Agents Wanted, in Anderson
IWILL sell Township rights for the
sale of the Dairy Swing Churn to en?
ergetic men who know how to sell a good
article. Col. B. F. Cray ton said of It: "It
is similar to the Davis, and in some re?
spects better. I can safely recommend it
to any one wishing a good churn." Hon.
J. Belton Watson and Mr. Perry King
can also give information concerning it.
Both-use ir. It gives general satisfaction,
and sells readily.' Agents can. make
money handling it. Now is the time to
buy rights to territory and work the busi
new. Parties meaning business can
write to ire, or call on my Attorney at
Anderson, John K. Hood, Esq., who will
draw up all necessary papers aad receive
and receipt for ruonev.
R. P. BLAKE, Greenwood, S. C.
July 11, 1894. 2 3
J. P. ANDERSON
Strickland & Anderson,
OFFICE IN MASONIC TEMPLE.
^Bff* One oof the firm will be at their
Pendleton fflce every Wednesday.
COLUMBIA & GREENVILLE RAILROAD.
Samuel Spencer, F. W. Haldol oper und
Beoben Foster, Receivers.
Condensed Schedule In Effect Jane 17. '94.
Trains run by 75th Meridian Time.
" Prosperity .
1.10 p a
3.10 p m
Ar. Clinton ..
2.52 p m
" Seneca .
4.05 p m
Lv. Abbeville.-- ?111.50 am
Laurens (Ex Sun;.
Clinton (Ex Sun)..
?' Newberry .
B'Btwoen Anderson, Belton anc. Greenville.
I No. 14
3.03 p. m!
4.05 p. ml
4.25 p. m[
4.31 p. m
6.15 p. m
Richmond and DanvUle R- R.
(Between Columbia and Aahevllle.)
Dally. I Daily.
No. 13. No. 16.
No. 16. No. 14.
7.15 a.ml.iLv Charleston Ar|.fl.45 pm
a.m.Lv Jack'villc Ar,10.15am!..
.ai.45a.in] " Savannah ?' I l>.30aml.,
... "Si "
" . Pacolet..."
Ar Asheville Lv
Nos. 11 and 12 are solid trains between Charles?
ton and Walhalla.
Trains leave Spartanburg, A. and C. division,
northbound. 4.01a.m., 4.11 p. m., 6.22p. m? (Ves
tibuled LimiteJl; southbound, 12.57 a. m., 2.50 p.
m., 11.37 a. m.. (Vestlbuled Limited): west?
bound, W. N. C. Division, 8.15 p. m. for Hender
eon vine and Asheville.
Trains leave Greenville,. A. and C. Division,
northbound, 3 a. m.,3.05 p.m., and 5,30 p.m., (Ves?
tlbuled Limited); southbound, 1.52a. m., 4.10p.
m.. 12.28 p. m., (Vestlbuled Limited).
Trains leave Seneca, A. and C. Division, north?
bound, 1.40 a. m.and 1.35p. m; southbound, 3.01
. m. and 5.45 p. m.
Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars on Trains 35
and 36,37 and 38. on A. and C. Division.
Trains 15 and 16 carry Pullman Sleepers be?
tween Jacksonville and Hot Springs.
W. H. GREEN. SOL HAAS,
Geni Mg'r, Trade Mgr.
Washington, D. O.
V. E. MCBEE. Gen'l Supt., Columbia. S. O.
W. A. T?RK, S. H. H ARDWICK,
Geni Pass. Agt., Au't Geni Pass. Agt.,
Washing ton, D. C. Atlant?, Q&.
COULD HARDLY WALK
OK ACCOUNT OF '
THE USE OP
- For fully two years, I suffered from
rheumatism, and was frequently In such 0
a condition that I could hardly walk. o|
I spent sotno time in Ilot Springs, Ark., ?
and the treatment helped me for the oj
time being; but soon the complaint re- Oj
turned and I was as badly afflicted as
ever. Ayer's Sarsaparilla being recom- c.
mended, I resolved to try it, and, after ?|
using six bottles, I was completely g
cured."-r. H. Fonn, Quachlta City, La. o
Ayer's o^ry Sarsaparilla
FRAitK. M. M?srny.
J. FUEMAB EVASS.
MUEPIY & EVANS,
Attorneys at Law,
ANDERS ON, - ? S. C.
CCOLLECTIONS and Commercial Law
i given special attention.
Office?Over Farmers' and Merchants'
JnneC, 1894_49 _6m
Winthrop State Normal College,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
OPEN to white girls over 17. Session
begins Sept. 26. Graduates secure
good positions. Each Connty given two
Scholarships?one w.orth $150.00 a session,
and one of free tuition. First Scholarship
now vacant in Counties of Abbeville, An?
derson, Aiken, Barnwell, Beaufort, Clar?
endon, Charleston, Chester, Chesterfield,
Florence, Greenville, Georgetown, Hamp?
ton, Horry, Eershaw, Lancaster, Lauten?,
Lexington, Newberry, Oconee, Orange
burg, Pickens, Richland, Sumter. Spar?
tan burg, York. Competitive examination
July 17 at Court House of each County.
Address D. B. JOHNSON, President, Co
lumbia, S. C._
A. B. TOWERS
ILL SELL YOU
Men's White Cotton Gloves,
And many other articles,
Cheaper than yon can buy them anywhere
else. A few FINE SHIET8. No. 16 and
16}, the best fitting Shirts I ever had at
less than cost.
I am still Headquarters for Wall Paper,
FINE TEA, Boasted Coffee, New Orleans
Fare Muscovado Molasses, Kerosene Oil,
and a few Barrels Flour at prices to sur?
A. B. TOWERS,
Icsurance Agent, IS Whitner Street.
OR TWO CENTS
(a stamp) any reader of the AN?
can have a sample copy of the
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by dropping a line to its publish era
at Columbia Building, Louisville,
Ky., and can obtain a club rate on
the magazine and this paper by
addressing the publishers of the
JOHN K. HOOD,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Port Royal & Western Carolina
J. B. CLEVELAND, Receiver.
IN EFFECT JULY 1.1894.
_(Trains ran by 78th Merldan time.
BETWEEN AUGUSTA AND ANDEBlON. .
Lv Calhoun Fallla..
12 35 pm
8 00 pm
i NO. 5 I No. 10
Lv Calhoun Falls...
2 35 pm
4 30 pm
5 30 pm
6 05 pm
7 05 pm
4 85 pm
6 18 pm
7 00 pm
8 35 pm
BETWEEN AUGUSTA, GA, AND 8PABTAH
BUEG, a 0.
2 45 pm
4 23 pm
5 23 pm
8 05 pm
Ar Augusta.j 5 I5j
Close connection mode at Calhoun FaUSwlfh
Seaboard Air Line going north and south.
Through Palace Sleeping Cars on tratnj Not. I
and 4 between Augusta, and Savannah, Ga.
Closo connections at Augusta for all Florida
For any other information write or call on
W. J. CEAIG, Gen. Pass. Agt,
B. L. Tom, Trav. Pass. Agt. Augaata, Ga.
J. B. FANT, Agent.
SEABOARD AIR-LINE 8CHEDULE.
IN EFFECT AFRIL 8, 1893.
ar.Calhonn F. lv
ar Greenwojd lv
j 3 0 pm!
12 40pm I
11 47am I
12 23am I ar
1 50am ar
...Chester ...Ivi 8 50am
Monroe... lv 7 30am
? Petersburg lv
' Richmond lv
? Waah'gton lv
? Baltimore lv
?New York lv
8 00am I ar,
9 00am I ar
.Charlotte-lv 110 00pm I.
Wilmi'gt'n lv| 5 00pm I......
ar Newberry lv
ar Prosperity lv
ar Columbia lv
ar Charts ton lv
ar Darlington lv
9 07am lv Weldon
I 16am arPortsm'tb ar
II 30am ar Norfolk lv
16 r.pm lv Norfolk (b) ar
f7 00am ar Baltimore lv
j 0 47am! ar Ph lladel'la lv
1120pm i ar New York 1 v
.5 55pm llv P-tsm'th(o)ar
510am ar Phlladel'ialv.
8 00amiar New York lv|
I 6C0pm|lv P'm'th(w)ar! 8 00am|
i GSOamiar Washlng*nlv| 7 00pm|
t Dally except Sunday:
(b) Via Bav Line, (n) Via New York, Philadel?
phia and Norfolk B. B. (w) Via Norfolk sjjY
Washington Steamboat Co. Trains Nos. 134 an?
117 run solid with Pullman Buffet sleeping cars be?
tween Atlanta and Washington, and Pullcan Bof
fet parlor cars between Washington and New
York. Parlor car Weldon and Portsmouth ; sleep?
ing enr Hamlet and Wilmington. Trains Nos. 38
and 41 carry through coaches between Atlanta and
Charleston. 8. C. Tickets at P B. A W. C. depot
J*2- No extra charge for riding on the Vestibule.
T. J. Ahdkrsoic, Johw H. Wnron
Gen. Pas. Agent. General Manager
W.L O'Dwykk, Div Pass. Agt, A'-anta, G?
B A Newland. Gen. Trav. Pas. Igt. Charlotte. N. C.
J..N Wright, Sol. Paa. Agt Laurena, 8. C.