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LOUIs' APELT, Editor. S
MANNING. S. C., JULY 8, 1903.
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ond Class matter.
THE OTHER SIDE.
The Kingtree papers of last
week published the other side of c
the difficulty between Capt John
A. Kelley and Dr. A. M. Snider,
in the shape of an affidavit from
LeRoy Lee Esq., verified by t
Messrs. C. E. St. Amand and F. E
Will Fairy, these three~ gentle
men were in Captain Kelley's
office at the time, and witnessed
what took place.
It will be remembered that Dr.
Sniddr charged he was decoyed
into Captain Kelley's office and
after receiving a severe beating
was forced to sign a retraction
of the charges he had made
against the town council of
Kingstree. Dr. Snider's letter
was such a lengthy document we
could not reproduce it, -but gave
the main points of ' complaimt,
which was in ef", that he was
invited int Captain Kelley's
office for 1e purpose of going
over t books of the town and
wa ssured that only Captain
eley and Mr. St. Amand clerk
of council would be present, and
the meeting would be friendly.
That a cursory examination was -
made of the books, and when
completed he was asked to sign
a written statement previously :
prepared, which he declined to <
do at that time claiming, that
while he could see nothing wrong, t
he wanted more time to look ,
into the matter.
According to Mr. Lee, whose 2
statement is confirmed by the
othe~r eye witnesses there is a
great differeoe- between them
and Dr. Sni r, Captain Kellev is
shown i more favorable light,
Snider appears to have a
reached the conclusion that he N
was properly treated, because
after having had his face beaten
into pulp he said "Captain, I I
don't blame you, you have done i
no more under the circumstances
than I or any other man would
have done." A little later Dr.
* Snider .got into ahumorous moodi
ad"remarked mn a jocular man-|
ner, that if his back and kidneys
had been well he would have put
up a better fight." As we said
last week, we do not know Dr
* Snider, but according to Mr.
Lee's affidavit, Snider must be a
queer compound,hard to fathom,4
and his mental faculties need
-We have known Captain Kel
ley a good many years, and have
teem, but when we read Doctor
Snider's signed statement, and
on inquiry learned from reliable <
sources that he is a good man,t
* we were horrified, because that I
statement was so foreign from
our estimate of Captain Kelley
>-that we reached the conclusion, if
Snider's statement was true, Kel
ley's conduct was reprehensible,
deserving of the severest cer.-c
sure, and should be denog~nced I
as arrant cowardice.
Doctor Snider had charged the
Kingstree town council with cor-a
ruption. Captain Kelley is thei
Intendant, and when his malign- 1
er refused to retract, after hay
ing been given an opportunity to
investigate the books, and had ex
pressed himself as being "satis
fied," Kelley's indignation at
being refused the justice he re-r
garded himself entitled to from
this man, made him forget being
an officer sworn to preserve the
peace, and in sudden impulse vi-t
olence was resorted to, which, I
when his passion subsided, we
have no doubt he sincerely re
The Kelley side as presented' I
by his friend, Mr. Lee, shows i
that Doctor Snider did not tell
the whole truth, but gave such a
coloring as would catch sympa- f
thy for himself, and obloquy for 3
Captain Kelley. We are glad'
the Kelley side has been pre- i
sented, an~d while we do not ap- e
prove the course pursued by
Captain Kelley. after inviting i
Snider to his office~we appreciate t
the fact that notwithstanding his t
official position, he is human and a
liable to err; the mitigating cir- ~
cumstances, as shown by Mr. t
Lee, removes the stigma of cow- a
ardice, and only makes Captain I
Kelley guilty of indiscretion un
Inasmuch as we gave an edi- '
-torial expression last week,based
entirely upon the truthfulness of
Doctor Snider's signed state- a
ment, and it sworn to by its con- I
cluding language, which was, "I I
have told the truth, and nothing i
but the truth, so help me God,"
we deem it just to give to our - J
readers Mr. LeRoy Lee's affida
vit. and to state, also, the news
papers of Kingstree who are on
the ground, know all of the par- s
ties, and all of the circumstances
have not censured Captain Kel:
ley's action. That they have i
made an effort to get Doctor Sni -
der to furnish them with the
proof of his charges of corrup
tion against the town councile
sTATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
COUNTY OF WILLIAMSBURG.
Personally appeared before me, Le
Roy Lee, who being duly sworn, says:
That on Monday after-noon, June 15, he r
walked over to Capt. Kelley's offie, and b
elley, Dr. Snider and Ir. C. E. St.
Lmand, town clerk and treasurer. were
usily engaged looking over some books
nd papers; that thereupon deponent
tarted to Aithdraw. but that Capt. Kel
y and Dr. Snider both assured depo
ent that they were not en gaged in any
hing private and invited deponent in;
hat deponent then opened the door and
ntered. When deponent had seated
timself he noticed that Mr. StAmand
;as explaining to Dr. Snider the re
eipts and disbursements for the month
f February, 1903; that the matter of in
estigation went on for some time, when
)r. Snider announced himself as being
atisfied that everything was straight,
hat there were no irregularities, but
'apt. Kelley insisted on his making a
omplete investigation, and after they
ad gone over the general fund, the dis
ensary fund and assessment book were
xamined, and Dr. Snider thereupon
,nnounced himseif as entirely satisfied
,ith the result, using the expression:
'that the books were as plain as the
Lose on your face." Capt. Kelley then
.sked Dr. Snider if there were any
barges that he had to make, or any re
>orts he had heard, which he Capt. Kel
ey could throw any light on. to which
)r. Snider replied that there were
toue; that he was entirely satisfied that
here were no irregularities and that
verythirg was straight. Capt. Kelley
hen said, Well Dr., according to our
mnderstanding this morning, you were
o make suitable reparation if you found
verything straight"; to which Dr. Sni
er replied, "I have not come to explain
r discuss that;" Capt. Kelley then said,
'Dr., you remember I told you this
norning that the article published by
-ou last week charging the town coun
il with fraud and corruption was very
ffensive and insulting to the town coun
i1, and to myself individually, and say
ng that if you found that the municipal
tffairs were straight, that the town
ouncil would expect you to make suit
ble reparation, and that you then said,
-Yes; 1 will certainly do what is right,
will give the Devil his dues, let alone
human being." to this question Dr.
nider replied, "Yes: I remember it;
hen Capt. Kelley said, "Well then, I
xpect it?" Dr. Snider said, "I cannot
ive it this evening," and Capt. Kelley
eplied "I demand it." Dr. Snider said,
'1refuse." Capt. Kelley arose and ask
d, "Are you armed?" Dr. Snidersaid
No." Capt. Kelley then closed the
loor and locked it and put the key into
is pocket, and then stepped to the chim
imy corner in the same room and pick
d up his palmetto walking cane (one
ie has has been constantly using for
Luite a while) and walked up to Dr. Sni
ler and struck at him across the edge
>f the table. Mr. StAmand jumped up
Lnd caught the lick on his arm. Capt.
ielley told Mr. StAmand to get out of
he way, ar-a struck again, which blow
truck Mr. StAmand on the head. -
By this time deponent had rushed
round the table and jerked Mr. St.
kmand out of the way and taken the
tick from Capt. Kelley, leaving Capt.
%elley and Dr. Snider, who by this time
ras on his feet in front of Capt. Kelley,
acing each other: they then clinched,
.nd in a few seconds Capt. Kelley had
boored Dr. Snider and jumped on him
.nd commenced beating him in the face
eith his fist. Dr. Snider in a few sec
>nds said to depoient "Take this man
ff of me: To which deponent replied,
'No. Dr. Snider, not until you say you
iave got enough and you will make sat.
sfaction:" that in a a few seconds more
)r. Snider said: "Take him off : I have
~ot enough, and will apologize." That
leponent then took Capt: Kelley off.
Capt. Kelley, for the first time, pro.
uced the written statement which was
ublished. Before signing the state
nent Dr. Snider said, "Capt. Kelley, I
want you to understand that I am not
going to be forced to sign anything; but
here is- nothing irfhis statement that
:find any objec'tion to and I will sign
t," and he then sat down and signed it.
ifter the statement was signed Capt.
Celley asked Dr. Snider if anyone help
d him to prepare the article signed
'More Anon." Dr. Snider then said,
'No." Capt Kelley then said: "Dr. Sni
~er, will you swear that no one assisted
ou in preparing that article?" and Dr.
nider replid; "Yes: I will; no one help
d me;" Capt. Kelley said, "Dr., didn't
V. H. Kennedy write that article and
arry it to your house for you to sign
nd you could not read it and he had to
arry it back and get it copied and you
hen copied it and had it published?"
)r. Snider hung his head and said,
'Since you seem to know something
.bout the facts, Capt. Kennedy did pre.
>are a skeleton and I filled it in."
Capt. Kelley asked Dr. Snider how
nuch of the article did Capt. Kennedy
rite, and Dr. Snider said about one
hird. Capt. Kelley then got the arti
:le and asked Dr. Snider to show him
Lo much Capt. Kennedy wrote, and
)r. Snider pointed out about one-third
>f the article. Capt./'Kelley asked Dr.
inider why he went to Mr. Wilkins
,nd explained to Mr. Wilkins that he
id not mean the article published over
he signature of "More Anon" as any
efection on him (Mr. Wilkins), but he
neant to refer to Kelley and Heller,
und Dr. Snider said he did not tell M1r.
~Vilkins that: Capt. Kelley then said,
'Mr. Wilkins said you did," and Dr.
inider said, "I did not tell Mr. Wilkins
hat," and Capt. Kelley said, "Gentle
en, bear witness to that."
Dr. Snider then asked for some water
nd was shown by Mr. Fairy into the
>ack room of the office building, where
te bathed his face and soon returned
o the front room and said to. Capt.
elley, "Capt., I don't blame you, you
ave done no more nnder the circumi
tances than I or any other man would
ave done.'' Capt. Kelley then re
lied, "Yes, Dr., I am sorry that you
ave been made a fool of and used as a
at's paw by W. H. Kennedy." Dr.
~nider remarked in a jocular manner,
that if his back and kidneys had been
ell he would have put up a better
*iht." Then Capt. Kelley said, "When
our back and kidneys get well, if you
at satisfaction just name the time,
lace and circumstances and I will give
to you." At the same time he hand
d b'ack to him the written statement
aing, "Here, take it and tear it up, I
o~n't want it till you a~-e satisfied," and
)r. Snider replied that "he had signed
he statement voluntarily," and handed
he statement to deponent, and then
ddressing Capt. Kelley said, "he did
.ot court further trouble and would
ke to be friends, that it was cowardly
live at enmity." and then,at the sug
estion of deponent. Capt. Kelley and
)r. Snider shook hands and parted ap
Deponent further avers that the fore
oing is a true statement, and that at
o time did Capt. Kelley ask Dr. Sni
er to furnish a certificate that the
ooks were correct, but that the state
2ent which Dr. Snider signed was pro
uced for the first time after the fight.
)eponent further avers that anything
ublished by Dr. Snider last week in
nsetwith this affidavit is abso
tely false. LEROY LEE.
Sworn to before me this 30th day of
ure. A. D. 1903.
L.~ S.- B. C. WHITEHEAD,
C. C. C. P. & G. S.
TATE OF OHmO. CmT OF TOLEDO.
LUCAS CoUYTY. i
FRAyK J. CRENEY makes oath that he is the
nior partner of the firm of F. J. CHENEY &
o.. doing business in the city of Toledo. county
nd State afores'aid. andthat said firm will pay
c sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for
ich and every case of Catarrh that cannot be
.red by the use of I!ALL's CATARR CURE.
FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me anti subscribed in my pres
ice this 6th day of December. A. D. 1886.
-- A. W. GLEASON.
sEAL '.Notary Public.
Halls Catarrh Cure is taken internally and~
ets directly on the blood and mucous surfaces
ithe system. Send for testimnoinls. free.
'F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo. 0.
Ha's amil Pil ae the best.
Everybody likes and respects self
ade men. It is a great deal better to
e made in that way than not to be made
There should be a good roads
convention held in this county
and Senator Latimer invited to
address it. This is being done
elsewhere, why not here? Good
roads, education and broad
mindedness are important fac
tors to promote industry, broth
erly love and progress.
No man or woman in the state will
hesitate to speak well of Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets after once
trying them. They always produce a
pleasant movement of the bowels, in
prove the appetite and strengthen the
digestion. For sale by the R. B. Lor
yea Drug Store, Isaae M. Loryeoa
The Columbia State should
feel proud of the endorsment
given it by the press of the
State, and the lawyers for the
defense in the Tillman case.
should feel very small, after
such a unanimous repudiation of
Is displayed by many a man enduring
pains of accidental cuts, wounds, bruis
es, burns,scalds, sore feet or stiff joints.
But there is no need for it. Bucklen's
Arnica Salve will kill the pain and
cure the trouble. It's the best Salve
on earth for piles, too. 25c at The R.
B Loryea Drug Store.
How many of this year's grad
uates of the citadel will teach
school for two years? Under the
law beneficiaries are honor
bound to teach in the public
schools of this State for two
years after they graduate, Sure
ly this is a very modest require
ment of the peo le who are tax
ed to feed, cloth and educate
boys for four years. We regret
to note that not one-half of the
graduates of that institution
have fulfilled their promise to
teach. How can these men be
regarded honorable in their re
spective communities and call
ings when they have deceived
the people who prepared them
for life's battle? The legislature
should take a look into this mat
ter, and if it cannot enact a law
to force a compliance with the
requirements, then do away with
the beneficiary system entirely.
Loryea's Drug Store Will Buy It Back.
You assume no risk when you buy
Chamberlain's, Colic Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy. Loryea's Drug Store
will refund your money if you are not
satisfied after using it. It is everywhere
admitted to be the most successful rem
edy in use for bowel compiaints and the
only one that never fails. It is pleasant,
safe and reliable.
The farmers should now be
gin to discuss among themselves
the wisdom of not giving away
their cotton seed. They should
remember the high prices re
ceived for seed for a short while
last year, and the high price of
meal they had to pay throughout
the entire season. If it is true
that oil mills are making 50 per
cent profits, then it is also true,
that our farmers are not getting
full value for the seed. Our
advice is, do not sell' your cotton
seed until you get a~ satisfactory
price; the -mills may hold off
from buying awhile,but they will
not very long. *The~ farmer is
master of the situation; if the
mills refuse to pay full value for
the seed, the farmer can utilize
them with profit by putting themI
into the ground. We would w~t
advise fa! ners to be unreason
able in their demands. In the
light of last year's experience,
we see no reason why seed
should sell for less than 30 cents
per bushel, mills paid it last
year and made big money, and
they can pay it this year, and
will do it if the farmers use
Very Remarkable Cure of Diarrhoea.
"About six years ago for the first time
in my life I had a sudden and severe at
tack' of Diarrhoea." says Mrs. Alice
Miller, of Morgan, Texas. I got tem
porary relief, but it came back again
and again, and for six long years I have
suffered more misery- and agony than I
can tell. It was worse than death. My
husband spent hundreds of dollars for
physicians' prescriptions and treatment
without avail. Finally we moved to
Bosque county, our present home, and
one day 1 happened to see an advertise
ment of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy with a testimon
ia] of a man who had been cured by it.
The case was so simular to mine that I
concluded to try the remedy.'- The re
sult was wonderful. I could hardly re
alize that I was well again, or believe it
could be so after having suffered so long,
that one bottle of medicine, costing but
a few cents, cured me." For sale by The
RI. B. Loryea Drug Store, Isaac M. Lor
Immortality will come to such as are
fit for it, and he who would be a great
soul in future must be a great soul now.
Children are unconscious philoso
phers. They refuse to pull to pieces
their enjoyments to see what they are
A Surgical Operation
is always dangerous--do not submit to
the surgeon's knife until you have tried
DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve. It will
cure when everything else fails-it has
done this in thousands of cases. Here
is one of them: I suffered from bleeding
and protruding piles for twenty years.
Was treated by different specialists and
used many remedies, but obtained no re
lief until I used DeWitt's Witch Hazel
Salve. Two boxes of this salve cured
me eighteen months ago and I have not
had a touch of the piles since.--H. A.
Tisdale, Summerton, S. C. For Blind.
Bleeding, Itching and Protruding Piles
no0 remedy equals DeWitt's Witch Hazel
Salve. Sold by The R. B. Loryea Drug
The dews of repentance are often kept
from the sinner by the rubber coat of
Life has been likened to a rivcer: but,
unlike a ri.-er, life doesn't gain in depth
by being mrade narrow.
This has long been regarded as one of
he most fatal diseases to which infants
are subject. It can be cured, however.
when properly treated. All that is nec
essary is to give Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea-Remedy and cas
tr oil, as directed with each bottle, and
a cure is certain. Fur sale by The R.
B. Loryea ~Drng Store, Isaac M. Loryea.
Scholarship and En=
The examinations for the award of
:acant scholarships in Winthrop Col
ege and for the admission o' new stu
lents will e held at the county court.
iouse on Friday, July 10th, at 9 a. m.
Applicants must not be less than fif
een years of age.
When scholarships are vacated after
Fuly 10th, they will be awarded to those
naking the highest average at this ex
The next session will open about Sep
ember 16, 1902.
For further information and a cata
ogue, address Pres. D. B. Johnson,
Rock Hill, S. C.
Hal ai Be Merry
COME TO THE
EARLY JUNE PEAS, FANCY
SWEET CORN, BARTLETTE
PEARS, CALIFORNIA PEACHES,
All kinds of Flavorings. Candies,
Crackers of all kinds, and fresh. -
Catsups, Pickles, iince Meat, very
hoice Apples in quart cans, Tapioca,
Vermicelli, Postum Cereal, Cigars
The best of Groceries,'and Vegeta
bles of every variety.
The finest grades of Tea and Coffee,
Housekeepers, give me a trial and
will please you.
P. B. MOUZON.
Having arranged to entertain visitors
it Glenn Springs, I desire to inform my
Clarendon friends that I have opened
Lip a hostelry where the advantage of
the health-givinm waters can be ob
Good airy rooms; fine table, good ser
vice and personal attention to guests.
Rates reasonable-from $7 to $8 per
eek. including the spring water.
Write for particulars to
L. R. CHEWNING,
Glenn Springs, S. C.
W H E N YOU COME
TO TOWN CALL AT
Wbich is fitted up with an
..ye to the comfort o:' his
. HAIR CUTTIMI
IN A LL STYLES,
S HAVING AN1D
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Vone with, neatness an
-ispatch.. .. .. ...
A .cordiaii invitation
J. L. WELLS.
Manning Times Block.
New TIrO Shop.
I have opened a new Tailor Shop in
he building on corner opposite Hotel
Come and gire me a trial. I give
uod work and guarantee satisfaction.
Manning, S. C.
FIRE. LIFE. ACCIDENT &
A FULL LINI OF SAMPLES.
R~eady-Made Suits, Mackin
toshes and Rain Coats.
s J. L,. ISN
Nothing has ever equalled it.
Nothing can ever surpass It.
For (gjION ri
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Cure: Lung Troubles.
Money back if it fails. Trial Bottles free.
The R. B. Loryea Drug Store.
Money to Loan.
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GIVE TTS A TRITALT.
The Furniture Man.
SWatch this Space~
S+S. L Krasnoff, f
**~~' THE'i i
~ ~4Will tell you what he can do.
~ O among the mighty oaks.
Watch out for him in the coming is-:'
The Furniture M~an.
F. P. ERVIN. W. E. JENKINSON. R. D. CLAI
R. D. CLARK, Manager.
THE PEOPLE'S TOBACCO WAREHOUSE- COMPAM
esires to extend thanks to the tobacco farmers of this sectionj
the liberal patronage given the company the past year.
THE PEOPLE'S TOBACCO WAREHOUSE COMPMb
has again been fortunate iii securing the services of Mr. R.
CLARK as Manager. Mr. Clark will devote his best efforts in C
ossible for all Tobacco put upon his floor for sale.
Again thanking you for past favors and trusting that you w
favor us in the future, we are
PEOPLE'S TOBACCO !WREHOUSE OW
R. D.3 CL ARK, Manager.
P. S.-The People's Tobacco Warehouse will I
S open for business about July 8.
Shoes and Oxfords
11G1- AND LOW
Hligh Quality. Low Prices.
We have a complete line of Shoes and Oxfords, the best VALUES ever
3red for the prices. For the next thirty days we are off'erIng the lowest pii
n the strongest line of Footwear in your reach.
Thirty Days Only
Will you be able to secure Shoes at these prices.
adies' Oxford Ties, Patent Tip; our price....................... 754
" Plain Tips, our price............... 754
"Regular $1.25; our price............$1 .0
1.50; our price......... ............1 .2
"1.75: our price....................1 .3
" 2.00; our price..................
[en's " Patents, our price.......................... 1 .5
" our price......................... 2.0
" our price..........................'2.5
" our price........................ . 0
We have stacks, more we cannot mention.
The above prices are glven very, very close and on a valuable bill. X
rve Work Shoes and Fine Dress Shoes-all sizes, prices and qualities.
:OR TH E OHILDREN.* ehv l szen'qalitie *o"e ad1
IVANT MERCANTILE CO.. Sum" rt"
We wish to thank our friends for their prompt res.)onse to our request for a
a part of their trade. They have come in such goodly numbers that we have not,
just now, time to write out in detail all that we have i% stock.
You will find in our store a full and complete line of
Drugs, Medicines and Sundries.
We thank you for your kindness. We are here to serve your best interest.
CAPERS & CO., Propr's,
THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG STORE,
SUMMERTON, S. C.
But Still in the Fight.
My stock is badly broken on account of the heavy spring
trade, but my stock is still complete on the following goods:.
A Housebuilders' Supplies, Paints and Oils.
A large stock of the best Stoves.
Cream Freezers and Water Coolers,
Hammocks and Fly Traps.
Don't forget to take a look at my Flues. They -are
just like every other good, heavy and well-made flue;
the only difference is they are sold tnuch cheaper, thus
making it to your interest to give me your order.
A big and well assorted stock of
Paris Green and Bellows, ThreA and
Wire, Thermometers and Lanterns.
The best Baskets for gathering the tobacco.
Yours for business,
J. F. DICKSON,
Next Door to Levi's.
Look to Your Interest
Here we are, still in the lead, and why suffer with your eyes when you
can be suited with a pair of Speetacles with so little trouble? We carry the
Celebratedl BlAWES Spectacles and.6lasses,
~ ieareofrn very* cheap,*fro**25cto $2.50 and Gold Frames at $3
-W. M. BROCKINTON.
or Laces,. Embsroideries
Sand White Goods. .
(OW GOING ON.
Don't buy goods that have been i
stock all the season and possibly last
.year's goods, and you have seen theme,
il beoe But come to us and buy what
8We getin a newiline every week. ~
Fifty White Duck Hats for Ladies,
ust the thing for picnics, etc.
-THlE VEGETABLE FAT
SUPERJOR IN QUALITY AND ~RITV
8 -TO ALL.OTHERS
Addres SOUTHERN COTTON Oil. CO.
ie AVANNAH,~ GA, H.AOIA AND GEORGIA. -