Tuesday. May 16. - - - 1899
TiE WATER Surrtr.-The follow
ingis the report of the policeman on
the water supply measurements taken
on Monday morning:
Court-house cistern...........14 0
Depot cistern................. 9 6
Elliott's cistern............... 9 0
Neil's cistern............... .15 2
Miller's cistern........,....... 8 0
Phillips' cistern..............13 11
0'itmmings' cistern.............17 0
Gollege eistern................13 0
Smart's cistern...............13 9
It makes no difference how bad the
wound if you use DeWitt's Witch
Hazel Salve; it will quickly heal and
leave no scar. McMaster Co.
The reel team is ordered out for
drill this afternoon at 6 o'clock.
By the president:
Geo. B. McMaster,
The teachers of Mt. Zion desire to
thank Mr. J. J. Obear for the kindne6s
in placiLg his soda fountain at the ser
vice of the school for the benefit of the
library. Quite a nice sum was realized.
REV T W MELLICHAMP DEAD
Rev. T. W. Mellichamp died while
on a visit to Rev. E. A. McDowell,
lnear Alston, on Saturday. Mr. Melli
Ichamp was born in Charleston in 1817,
and had been a Baptist minister for
iearly sixty years. His ancestors
were French Huguenots. For a nu
er of years he was pastor of
aptist Church at this place. A g
a;nd pious man, his long life has b
most useful one.
His remains were taken to P'
way on Sunday for burial.
Sunday morning the back door to
the dispensary was found broken, and
the presumption, of course, is that
socie one Saturday night or Sunday
morning broke open the door and
entered. A considerable quantity of
whi'ikey ws.stolen by the case. The
lossi is:estimated at $215. This is the
seedpd robbery that has occurred on
Maia street within a week. Evidently
the :burglar at the dispensary was
familiar with the premises as the hole I
in th'p door was made with splendid
accuracy to enable him to remove the
bar. (Then again from the amount
stolen, it is presumed that quite a
number had a hand in it.
BEATH OF MRS EMEE BOORS
..A her home in Greenwood County,
S. C., on Sunday, April $0, 1899, Mrs.
Emmi ~Brooks Milling, wife of Mr.
J. A. Milling, died- after a linger-.
ing illyess. Mrs. Milling's home was
for sevpral years in Fairfield County,
she and her husband having resided at
or near Buckhead for several years
after their marriage. Mrs. Milling
leaseeg husband and seven children to
Smourn lr death. She was an estima
ble lady1 a devoted wife and mother, a
kind nei hor, and for many years she
was a c4sistent member of the Pres
byterian ~Cnrch. She leaves a host of
friends iothis county, as well as in
Greenwctd, who will be grieved to
learn of er deaih-.
Don't t ink you can cure that slight
attack of Dyspepsia by dieting, or that
it will cu$e itself. Kodol Dyspepsia
Cure wn cure it; it "digests whatc
you eat"' i and restores the digestive<
organs to ealth. McMaster Co.
GO LNC AND GOING.
Mr. Har y Davis spent Saturday in|
Capt. T. J. Cureton spent Monday
in Chester. t
Mrs. U. 0. DesPortes leaves to dayl
*Mrs. B. j. Quattlebaum returned C
Saturday frc m Columbia. I
Mr. Albe4 Conner arrived in Winus- r
boro Saturday from Texas. |
Mrs. Hatti' McMaster is quite sick I
at her home 4n Congress Street..
Miss Anni$ Davis, of the South Car-|1
olina College spent Sunday at home. I
Mr. and 4re. David A. Elliott, of |x
Kosciusko, iiss,, are visiting rela- i
Miss Nan ie Jordan has returned
from a visi of several months init
Mr. Samue Robertson, of Misuis- Il
aippi, is visiti his parents, Mr. and I
Mrs. B. H. obertson, in the Horeb|
Mr. Isaac . Saillard, of Rome,<
Ga., has been, and Mr. R. W. Gail
lard, of Alexan dria, Va., is now, on a
visit to relati s in town. Both of
these gentleme attended the reunion
in Charleston, nd both belonged to
the 6th Regime t.
The followin havo returned from
the reunion at Charleston: Mr. and
Mrs. W. C Bea y and Miss Elizabeth,
Mr. F. M. Clark , Sheriff R. E. Elli
son, Mr. A. S Douglass, Mr. H. A.
Gailliard, Mr. nd Mrs. B. B. Jen.
muigs, Mr. T. W. Lauderdale, Mr
and Mrs. J. 0 Boag, Misses Ada
Cureton, Annie 1 oty, Frances Creight,
Mr. G. H and lee Bessie McMaster
and Mr. L. Lan ecker.
If you have p les, cVRE them. No
nse undergoing horrible operations
that simply rem ye the results of the
disease without 'sturbing the disease
iteelf. Place you confidence in De
Witt's Witch.. H el .Salve. It has
never failed to e OTHERS; it will
not fail to cnre on. Mc\tatr Co.
constant coughing is mob only vQr
annoying, but conthnoushbeig
and irritation willsoon attack andin
jure the delicate IM the
and air passages.a iple cough i
bad enoug bough
really dangerous. Take advice an
use the celebrated Dr. U'Wa Cougl
Syrup at once and be cured.
Cures a Cough or Cold at once.
Doses are small and pleasant to take. Doctor
recommend it. Price 25 ets. At all druggistU
MT ZION HONOp, BOLL
For Month Ending May 12, 1899
Highly Distinguished - Margare
Highly Distinguished--Nannie Neil
Highly Distinguished-Tom Stewart
Distinguished - DuBose Ellison
Campbell Wylie, Katherine Beaty
asllie Robertson, Isabel Wylie.
Highly Distinguished-Leila Christ
Willie Doty. T? Har
Distinguished-Chas. Brice, Laura
)ouglass, Helen Rion, Annie Robert.
Highly Distinguished--Leila Brock
ngton, Katherine Flenniken, Margaret
!lenniken, Nell Gooding, Janie Ketch
n, Grey Neil, Johnnis Tennant.
Distinguished-James Brice, Bra'
on Davis, Gaillard Ellison, John Hin
,ant, Edwin McDonald.
Highly Distinguished-Mary sLob
Distinguished-Annie Beaty, 'Nan
ie Mobley, Pearl Porter.
elen Stewart, Jeannette Stewart.
Distinguished-Lizzie Beaty, Sarah
eaty, Mamie Ellison, Mattie Martin.
Bismarek's Iron Nerve
Was the result of his splendid healt h.
ndomitable will and tremendoxs
nergy are not found where Stomach,
Aer, Kidneys and Bowels are out of
rder. If you want these qnalities
nd the success they bring, use Dr.
ing's New Life Pills. They develop
very power of brain and body. Only
5c. at McMaster Co.'s drug store.
INVESTMENT Vs. EXPENsE.
Air. Editor: I notice in your issue of
his morning a mention of water
orks for the town. It is eminently
roper to have the matter discussed;
there sliould join you and the die
ussion should not end till they are
.'mpleted. But with your permis
on, I should like to change the word
expense"~ in the phrase, "at the ex
ense of the taxpayers" to investment.
he success of every such undertaking
epends upon whether people consider
the one or the other. As long as
ey look at it as an expense, it is a
eacd issue; as soon as they consider it
n investment, it takes on life and be
mes a living reality. Such an enter
rise is purely and wholly an invest
ent; it is as free from the element
fexpense as any other investment.
a town issues $40,000 in bonds for
plant for water works and electric
ghts, it is an investment and a most
aying one. It differs from an invest
ient in factory stock or bonds in that
; dividends always come indirectly,
t they come no less surely and on
n ever increasing scale. Many of
e interior towns of this State-some
0 larger than this-have made simi
r investments and have pronounced
em a success. Winnsboro would
o well to imitate their example; the
atter is well worthy of immediate
Very well do I remember when the
~round was first broken for the water
rrks of Spartanburg. It was at the
~eginning of tnat city's rapidly in
resing prosperity. A few days
~fter, a twelve-year-old boy, at the
ose where I was boarding, came in
~rom school and with unbounded joy
onounced the fact that Spartanburg
ras to have a great female coillege.
he water works were completed;
~onverse College came; factories fol
wed; and the Spartanburg town of
~,[email protected] ten ye'rre ago is to-day a small
pity of more than 10,000 and with
For Tnfants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
more business and intellectual activty
than any town in the State. I imagine
the Winnsboro lads at the certain an
nouncement of water works and elec
tric lights would give unheard-of ex
pressions of delight and patriotism in
these regions. Let the boys have a
chance. J. Frank Fooshe.
Winnsboro, May 13, 1899.
J. D. Bridge, editor and proprietor
of the Democrat, Lancaster, N. H.,
says: "I would not be without One
Minute Cough Cure for my boy, when
troubled with a cough or cold. It is
the best remedy for croup I ever
used." McMaster Co.
UPPER LONGTOWN BREVITIES.
The community was greatly sad
dened by the death of Mrs. David
Robertson, which occured at her home
in lower Longtown on Monday. The
deceased had been in declining health
for some time. Death, however, came
almost wholly unexpected. Heart
failure was the immediate cause of her
death. The funeral services were
held at the Ridgeway Baptist Church
of which the deceated was a consis
tent member. The funeral services
were conducted by Rev. J. L. Free
man. The remains were carried to
Columbia for interment. Mrs. Robert
s-n was a most estimable Christian
lady -one who will be greatly missed
by , c friends. The deceased leaves
besiWes her husband a daughter, Mrs.
C. lV. Wray, of Ridgeway, to mourn
her loss. We extend our sympathies
to the bereaved ones, and point them
to our Heavenly Father who doeth all
things well and who is able to wipe
away all tears from our eyes,
We had a splendid rain lasc Satur
day night, which was highly beneficial
the growing crops. Corn planted
March is looking well; therw is some
laint of defective stands. Cotton
ming up ricely since the recent
the acreage is somewhat smaller
last year. Small grain is not
so well; haven't had euficient
a for it. Gardens are looking nicely;
plenty of turnips, lettuce, radiFhes,
onions, etc., ready for table use.
The fruit crop will be smaller than
we expected. We noticed that most
of it has already fallen off the trees;
especially is this the case with cherries
and plums. We suppose that we will
have to fall back on the old stand-by
the blackberry-this year.
Messrs. J. D. Harrison, Wm. Simp
son, A. F. Peay, R. A. Hudson and
T. C. Raines, of Longtown, attended
the reunion in Charleston. Some of
them have returned and report a grand
The lower Longtown school closed
last Friday. On Monday night there
was a May party at the school house.
Dialogues, recitations, ets , were pr.r
tieipated in by the school children.
May 13, 1899. E. H. D.
His Life Was Sawed.
Mr. J. EI. Lilly, a prominent citizen
of Hannibal, Mo., lately had a won
derful deliverance from a frightful
death. In telling of it he says: "I
was taken with Typhod Fever, that
ran into Pneumonia. My langs be
came hardened. I was so weak I
couldn't even sit up in bed. Nothing
helped me. I expected to soon die of
Consumption, when I heard :of Dr.
King's New Discovery. One bottle
gave great relief. I continued to use
it, and now am well and strong, I
can't say too much in its praise." This
marvellous medicine is the surest and
quickest cure in the world for all
Throat and Lunf Trouble. Regular
sizes 50 cents and 81.00. Trial bottles
free at McMaster Co.'s drug store;
every bottle guaranteed.
THOSE TAIPINOS ON THE WALL.
I noticed in your last issue
A dandy little rhyme,
Where Billy and his friend U. X.
Passed through a trying time.
My sympathy arose at once,
1 knew just how they felt,
Ive been that road so many times,
And by the same means dealt.
Well, U. X., you and Billy both
Still must be very young
For this to be your irst call ofi'
While ou' to have some fun.
I do bolieve that I could point
To places in this land,
Where the walls are bruised from side
Like footprints in the sand.
Was very much surprised indeed
That you both took the blaes,
Revealing secrets of that night
By putting it as news.
Like you at first I took it to head ,
And always cleared the hall,
But have long since been accustomed
These tappings on the wall.
I know you thought it was a spook
Just inside of the hall;
No danger of your getting hurt
By tappings on the wall.
You've heard them once, will hear
Not everywhere you call.
Take my advIce and bid adieu
By tappings on the wall.
Boys, if those girls you love that
Just make another call,
Then if you leave in time you'll find
No tippings on the wall.
No Biaht to Ugliness.
The woman who is lovely in face,
form and temper will always have
friends, but one who would be attrac
tive must keep her health. If she is
weak, sickly and all run down, she
will be nervous and irr itable. If she
had constipation or kidney trouble,
her impure blood will cause pimples,
blotches, skin eruptions and a wretch
ed complexion. Electric Bitters is the
best medicine in the world to regulate
stomach, liver and kidneys and to
purify the blood. It gives strong
nerves, bright eyes, smooth, velvety
skin, rich complexion. It will make a
good-looking, charming woman of a
run-down invalid. Only 50 cents at
McMaster Co.'s drug store.
FICnA w'J case Rheuntu=n and
j. For Over Fifty Years.
MRS. WINSLW's SOOTHING SYRUi
has been used for over fifty years bj
millions of mothers for their childrei
while teething, with perfect success
It soothes the child, softens the gums
allays all pain, cures wind colic, ani
is the best remedy for diarrhoea. I
will relieve the poor little sufferei
immediately. Sold by druggists it
every part of the world. Twenty-fiv
cents a bottle. Be sure and ask foi
"Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup,'
and take no other kinL 1.1-17
Sears t 4The Kind Yo HaveAlways Boughi
Some of the results of neglected
dyspeptic conditions of the stomact
are cancer, consumption, heart disease,
end epilepsy. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure
prevents all this by effecting a quick
care in all cases of dyspepsia
Are grand, but Skin Eruptions rol
life of joy. Baeklen's Arnica Salve
cares them; also Old, Running and
Fever Sores, Ulcers, Boils, 'Felons,
Corns, Warts, Cuts, Bruises, Burns
Scalds, Chapped Hands, Chilblains
Best Pile cure on earth. Drives on1
Pains and Aches. Only 25 cts. a box
Cure guaranteed. Sold by MeMastei
By allowing the acoumalations it
the bowels to remain, the entire sys.
tem is poisoned. DeWitt's Littl
Early Risers regulate the bowels,
Try them and you will always use
them. McMaster Co.
Pneumonia. la grippe, coughs, colds,
crop and whooping cough readily
yield to One Minute Cough Care.
Use this remedy in .time and save a
doctor's bill-or the undertaker's.
Bear,the The Kind You Havs Always Bought
1,000 BALES PEAVINE HAY; 65c.
per hundred; $12.00 per ton.
3-14tf H. L. ELLIOTT.
L ADI ES
Wishing to purchase Milli
nery for the months of May and
June can get bargains. We
have received a new supply of
Sailors; also an entire fresh
-tock of Trimmed Hats and
Something nice in Skirt Sup
porters and Sbirt Waists.
Headquarters for Children's
and Infants' Caps.
MRS. J. D. McCARLEY.
CLAIMs APrOV3ID AT Tra~ LAsT
MEETING OF THlE BOARD oF CoUNTYr
COxmMssIONERs HELD ON
APpRt, 27, 1899.
Tihe i. I!owing claims were examined
and approved on Poor House fund of
c. . Amount.
358 .M7attie McClintock, $ 4 20
359 L Landecker, 13 10
360) T 6 Cameron, 410S
'Tinhsel McClintock, 8 20
:162 La Q Montgomery, 9 50
The following claims were examined
a"1 approved on Road and Bridge
kund of 1899:
36:3 IlB Refo, $21 9*
364 A DHood, 2500
365 T H Fry, 11 00
366 SaHMorgan, 11 00
346 C Q Boulware, 25 00
The following claims weo examined
and approved on 8tate Case Fund of
No. - Amount.
367 Naws and Herald, $23 13
368 W J Hagood, 2 00
369 ,Jno Wooten, 8 50
370 B G Tennant, 6 00
371 R E Ellison, 12 90
372 J A Hayne, 5 00
I do certify that the above statement
is a correct copy of claims appeved
at the meeting of the County Boarda
held on the 27th day of April, 1199.
B~. 6 TENNT,
.5-16 County Supevisor F. C.
Bromangelon, in assorted flavors, 15c.
Roy al Deserto, in assorted flavors,15Se.
(Prepare these in two minutes.)
California Fruit in jars and cans.
Lemon Cling Peaches; none better.
Red Cnerries, pitted.
White Wax Cherries.
These fruits are guaranteed superior
flsvor, and extra heavy syrup.
Genuino Canton Ginger Preserves.
EGrWinDsboro Ice House opens to
Let us serve you.
F. M. HABENICH T.
Second-hand Wheels, all makes, S3.ee up.
m moth'int St PhIladelnhia. Pa
HAVE YOU DONE YOUR SPRIU
should see whiat we have to offer. W
than ever. We have a large stock and ma
One of thebargains is in Black Gold!
Medal Dress Goods until the usual ai
price. Also a fine variety of Colored D
Dress Goods, Silks for waists and
Trimmings, China Silks, Tafteta Silks, i
Pour de Soi Satin for skirts. m
This department is more compltte than
stylish and up-to-date. We offer you the
New styles in Ladies' Shoes, Oxfords la
and Sandals. an
New stock of our splendid $2.00 and
$3.00 Shoe for men. Cl
Anything you want in Shoes and a i
the best at low prices. an
We are better prepared to please yen th
trade with us. We sell the beat goods at
The GaidwIl Dry
Here is a C
This Week I Have
7 9YARDS of 36-inch ]
per yard; my price 6 1
B84 YA RDS Figured 'I
price 8 I-3c. per yard;
487 YA RDS Solid Color
at 12 1-2 per yard; m:
266 YARDS Satin Strip<
35c. per yard; my pri<
I also have some special gooi
Another lot of those White
Price only 35c.
These goods are tempting
styles and prices are sure to win.
bargains while they last.
Yhe Monarch e
(ABSOLUJTEI V PURE.)
weakened. It has a delicio
strength. It is a luxury withir
Insist on "Lion " C<
Never ground nor
None Genuine with
If your Grocer i
WHAT TOU WILL [HAVE FOR
your z.ext meal.
JUST RING '71
and yeur w'orry will be over. You
can find everything you want in a -
Always keep a nice line of fai
VEGETABLES . Sol
BAKER'S BREAD. a
Give me a "ring-up" and your order T
will be promptly fiiled.
I. S. McCarlev. A
G SHOPPING? IF NOT, IOU
e have a greater variety of goods
ny bargains that will pay you to see.
This is a gre.,t season for Wash
)dh. We have them in great variety
d very pretty. Piques, white and I
lored, price 8c. and up; Organdies,
Ated Mull, Madras, Brilliants, etc.
drting Prints at 3c. and 40-inch
Ltiste Cloth at 6Ic. are good bargains.
hite Goods of all sorts and pretty
nbroideries, Laces and Braids to
ever before. The goods are new, I
best at reasonable prices.
New styles in Negligee Shirts that
a pretty and cheap. New style Col- 1
-s. A beautiful line of Gents' Ties ]
d Bows in Spring colors.
We have a room devoted entirely to
fthing now. We can p1ease von in
nit from stock or take your measure
d have it made for you. -
in ever before. It will pay you to
be lowest prices.
Thrown on my
Viadras. Regular price r oc.
'affata ,Gingham. Regular
my price 5C.
ed Bedford Cords. Cheap
7 price 10c.
SAll-Wool Challies. Worth
I values in Silks for waists.
Chamois Washable Gloves.
to the closest buyers. The
Come and get some of the
rf Strength is
urity. It is all pure coffee,
only in one-i,ound sealed
make 40 cups. The pack
Sthat the aroma is never
us flavor. Incomparable o
the reach of all. c
sld ina bulk. d
out Lion's head.
ne ust have Lion Coffe in hi store.
sylace It on sale there. Do not accept
wOOLSONI SPICE Co.. Toledo, Ohio.
ample sent ifiyou say so.
It's unlike all others.
Bx, potpi,15 ets. in stamps.
Electo Silicon Co., 40 Cliff, Street,
ease by the timely use of
tt's Liver Pills, an old andL
oite remedy of increasing
pulaity. Always cures 1
SICK HiEADACHE3, id
irstomach, malaria, in~diges- g
n, torpid liver, constipation
i all bilious d:seaes. D
LTT'S Liver PILLS 'si
PRICANA wilce ~sie1uand
VILL YOU wi-k and blink your life
and nervous ener way rather
than wear glasses?
ILL YOU force your eye
work, neglect them whe
cry for help, abuse the
after year, until you
pelled to seek aid early
perhaps to dnd your visi
paired beyond entire repair.
PAIR OF GLASSES eroperly I
at the proper time may save you
a world of trouble and preserve
your vision for old age.
FE ARE EQUIPPED as is no other -
jewelry house in this section to
give the trade prompt and e1
cient service. We promise
watchful care in every detaa.
E YOU ARE not now among our
customers- try us and seeho
well you will be pleased too..
The Opticiii an J ler,
CHESTER, S. C.
V'OU SUFFER .
[STILL HAVE LEFT OVER SIX
DUNG KEN~TUCKY MMLES. ive
them broken, which I will isll
esp or exchange them for broken
I also have ON~E HEAVY
TEAM suitable for log
mules, and a few PLUG
MULES, which I will sell
low for cash. Also TWO*
GOOD SADDLE AND
[ have one COW AND CALFand
d several good Springers, and am
rays ready for a trade.
Winnsboro, S. I9.
D?i estria t youeat.
~tre in strengteigand recon.
uctg the xautddgsieor
as. Iti the latest
ti and tonic. No other earli
Sappoc It in efiie n- n
Lnl eieves and praetyue
atul ce, Sour. Stoah asa
t rest lstsof
'rpared by E.C. DhltCo..C~6
Winnsboro, S. C.
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