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. Lanc . i Vol. XII. Announcements. FOR SUPERVISOR. ^ We take this method of announcing n the name of M . C. Gardner tor Conn* ty Supervisor and feel that the inter- (| ests of the county are safe in his hands. He is no stranger to the duties required, as he has before honor's, i, ably and ably tilled the positiou v MANY VOTERS n tl I hereby announce niyself a candidate for re-election to the office of ' County Supervisor, subject to the rules governing the primary election W. Q. CASKEY. \ d t| t I hereby announce myself as a candidate for the office of County Supervisor, pledging myself to abide the ~ result Of the Demooratic'primary. JOHN R. FAILE. The many friends of L. J. Perry f, take pleasure in presenting his name *] to the'voters of Lancaster county as j-j a candidate for the office of County jpt Supervisor subject to the rules of the " / Democratic primary. ITe has filled the office acceptably to the people in the past and is well fitted for the S work. MANY VOTERS. d 11 ft I We hereby announce Mr. James A. Hyatt, of Van Wyck, as a candidate for the office of County Supervisor. He will abide the result of the primary. MANY VO'i ERS. FOR REPRESENT ATI VS. A We hereby announce the Hon J. N. Estridge as a candidate for re-elect ion ^ to the House of Representatives, sub- ' ject to the result of the Democratic J primary. Mr. Estridge's well-known Lj loyalty to the best interests of thel f>eople and his experience as a legis- * ator make it eminently proper that I\ lie should be returned to the house. i, MANY VOTERS. ^ r , I am a candidate for reelection to c; the House of Representatives, subject \ to the result of the primary election v T. Y WILLIAMS. y ?- - u I tiereby announce myself as a candidate for the House of Uepresentatives, subject, to the rules and regula- ti tions of tiie Democratic primary. . tT OSCAR W. POTTS. V * n FOR TREASURER sj I am a candidate for re-election to m the oftlce of County Treasurer W. C. CAUTHEX. ? w To the Democratic Voters of Lancaster County : tf Knowing the good character and kl qualification of Mr. W T. Vanland- si ingham an well as his patriotism and loyalty to his country, we hereby announce him as a candidate for the in important oltlce of County Treasurer w Tf he in elected we guarantee that he , will discharge the duties of the olllce ^ in strict accordance with law and to si the full satisfaction of the people. As w in well known, Mr Vanlandingham, when quite a young man, enlisted as a soldier in the Confederate war and was badly wounded in the leg, which r rendered him a cripple for lift, but J notwithstanding this allliction he has >>' supported himself and family by hard I work on his farm without murmuring' and has never asked for an otlics Therefore, a more deserving man II could not be elected Treasurer of I.ancaster county He will support the ? 1 vl ^ MANY FRIENDS. ei h FOR SI PEK1NTKNDKN 1 OF KM - } CATION. To the Voters of Lancaster County : | With many thanks for past favors!,, ami earnest solicitations tor future support. I hereby announce myself as !( a candidate for re-election to the 7 ofhce of County Superintendent of Education, subject to the rules jfov- '* erninjf the Democratu: primary. S A. C KOWKLL h I hereby announce m > sell a oandi-J;i date for the office of County Superin- i tendenf of noo?s,,r> o..,i ? i?.i ? i - i?m, aiiu jiirum* I myself to al>i?1?* the re-uilt of tTv?m- " oeratie primary. .M.J. T.ONG. ti ii I hereby iniictihce my->e|f an * ran- ' dl iui?- lwi the ollice of County biiper- k intendent of Education, pledging my- i* self to abide by the rules of the I>einocratic primary. ^ W. I' Me MA NTS. a ? FOR THE SENATE M ^ I hereby announce myself as a run- If didate for re-election to the Sennt?. p. pledging myself to abide by the result of the I>emooratic priinary. W U UOU(iU u /ASTE LANCAST FOR A I' I) I TOR We take pleasure in announcing Ir John A Co' k as a candidate for e-eleetion to the ofllce of County inditor?a position he tills with such larked etticiency, faithfulness and delity lie will abide the result of tie Democratie primary MANY FRIENDS Mr. llollis II. Horton in hereby anounced as a candidate for election to he ollice of County Auditor, lie will bide the result of the Democratic rimary. M AN Y FKI KN DS At the solicitation of many friends, hereby announce myself as a candiate for County Auditor, subject to fie rules of the Democratic primary. W. F. EST RI DO K. FOR MAGISTRATE. I hereby announce myself a candiate for the position of Magistrate ir Gills Creek and Cane Creek townhips, subject to the rules of the >emocratic primary. VV. 1*. CASKKY. We, the many friends of Mr. W.J. istare, hereby announce him a canidate for the otlice of Magistrate in uford Township, and pledge him to bide the result of the Democratic riuiary. MANY FRIENDS AN ARMY ROMANCE. North Carolina Uirl Weds a (In! Innt Soldier Roy ? pecial to The State. Charlotte, July 12.?One of ic prettiest knots ever tied by lipid was the marriage of Miss .atlierine McNeelv of Salisbury ist Wednesday to Lieut. (). N >ixon, of the United States ftvalry. A year and ?a half ago liss McNeelv visited her sister, [rs. T. II. ITall, in Puerto Pico, here her husband, who iscaplin in the same squad of horses 3 Lieut. Dixon, was then banned The young officer is a ill, handsome brunette with ash in? ways, and the magificent broad-shouldered phy(|ue that sets women's heart flame The young lady is a tiny, racefulgirl, typically southern, ith dark dreamy eyes and a 3ntlo womanliness of characr that endears her to all who now her.It was love at first A T^ i gin. inn tn? engagement was 3t definitely settled till eight onths ago when Miss McNeely as again visiting her sister, lis time out in Utah, where le was naturally much thrown ith her brotlier-iu law's friond ill fellow officer. No definite timo had been set ,rthe wedding, however except f Cupid. But three weeks ago iout. Dixon was ordered > the Philippines for two years. Le had io leave almost immeiately, and his first thought as for his lady love. He came ist at once, arriving in Salistiry last Saturday, July 5. and load 1m case with J* masterful npotuosity. The result shows uu the young lieutenant, is as Licccssful a campaigner k in 'lipid's army in I'nclo Sam's >r on Wodnt -day morning at .'50 he married his bride and i jok the morning train for | an Francisco with her beside "? j The marriage was so sudden ml unexpected^tlrit not even i :ie bride's out-of town rola I were notified of the event) i* a notice oi the u?eL appeared a the next Jay's**paper. Not j ven tlie bride's sister out in | l.-,.,. .11 ?i tvii ittiikinwu wus ioju, ana sue i ; not to be told anything bout it fill Lieut. Dixon rriveel in San Francisco bringlg her sister with him as his ifo. Then the two young coup-, ss will sail together for their! ew home in the 1'hilippiucs. t Prny-Rnltam Stop* tlio TlcIUIiijc, ! id quickly allayt iufUuamaUou iu tbo tbroM. I' :r en ER, S. C., .WEDNESDAY TKAIN UK LI) UP 15 V MASKED MEN. it Is Thought That the Passengers Were Kelieved of Largo Sums. i I Salida, Col., .July 14.?The j | westbound Denver and Rio Grand i narrow gauge passenger train was 1 held up by four masked men at 8 50 o'clock this morning near Chester, Col., a mountainous locality at the loot of the west slope of Marshall pass. The engineer was compelled at the point of a revolver to stop the train by making men who had climbed over the sender. The safes in the express car were blown open. The passen gers were compelled to alight from the cars and line up alongside the tracks in the canyon where they were relieved of all their money and valuables. There were many tourists and it is presumed that the losses were heavy. The bandits disappeared in the ravines that lead into Marshville pass. The sheriff at Selida and sheriffs of adjoining counties and a do/en posses are in pursuit. ANOTHER ACCOUNT. Denver, |Col., Jul 14?General Manager Herbert, of the Denver and ltio Grand, received the following report from the train robbery: "The train was held up by four masked men at a point, known us Mills switch, two miles east of Chester, at 8.50 a. m. today. They blew open two safes in the baggage car and demolished the sides and root of the car. The express company advise no money was lost. All the passengers were ordered to go to the rear of the train and get 011 the ground. After using three charging of dynamite, the robbers succeded in opening bale and took the contents. They then went back to the passengers and reliev ed them of their money and jew- 1 elry. Many of the passengers threw their money, jewelry and transportation into the grass and : rocks. An engine and coacli will be returned to the scene in order that they may receive their property. k'()ne of the robbers addressed remarks to Engineer Roland who did not understand what was . said, and before Roland could , ask him to repeat his remarks the robber struck him a blow i with a Winchester rifle hrenkincr the Rtock of the gun. Kuland will be able to handle his engine through to the terminal but lies head is badly swollen. No passengers or trainmen were hurt. The conductor was instructed to go to the scene. Sheriffs of the county in which the robbery curred and in the surrounding counties have been notified. (Signed)"!! F. Rockwell, Supt."i The train is the most important' train operated on the narrow gauge line, carrying passengers from Ounniston, Lake City, Tellurid, Ouray. and other mountain! I # I 'towns in the westnn slope. Johnnie Obeyed. A teacher in a country school, j instructing a ?;1 i sir. composition,, lis reported to have said : ' Don't 'attempt any flight* of fancy ; he yourselves and write what is in you.'' And the following day aj j Johnnie Wise handed in the fol-j lowing: "We should not at[tempt any llites or fancy, but rite j what is in us. In 1110 there is my j | stomach, lungs, heart, liver, two ; applet, one pieco o' minco pie, | throe fi'icks of candy, a hull lot | peaiuilu and my dinner." | / \ (TERJP /, JULY 16, iqo2. MINISTER Wll'S SUCCESSOR I. j lie was Educated in Part In the; United States. Pekin, .1 n!y 1d.?Sir Lian Chen, I secretary ot the Chinese embassy I to the coronation ot King Edwrrd I lias been appointed minister to the United States. Mr Wu. the Chinese minister at Washington, was not surpsised to hear ot the appointment ot a successor to himself, as he had expected an announoment of this character for some time. He has received notice that his services would be required in anoth- I p r nunapitir TU? ?? ? ? . x no uow minister || is said to lie a man of p:og-|" ressive ideas, lie was one of the J four parties of Chinese boys why i were sent to the United States! about twelve 3 ears ago lor the (j purpose of completing their edu a cation. ? The idea of t he Chinese Govern n meut was to have each ol the c boys spend fifteen years in this e country,the earlier years of which ( were to be in the preparatory s schools and the remainder in the universities. Before Chen had e completed his course, however, s the plan was discontinued and }j he returned home. Some years ago he served as interpreter at the embassy here ; later he was secretary of a special mission sent to Judati, and when the jubilee of Queen Victoria was cele- F brated he held a similar position T to the embassy which went to it London- h The retiriug minister, Mr. Wu, F has been at this Capital since 1 April, 1 807. The ordinary term b of ministers in the Chinese di plomatic service is three years) ! and they are not reappointed, d Mr. Wu's term of service, how (h ever, hrs been continued indefi- a nitely from time to time. Sev- ri eral months ago he was appainted o a member of the commission to e nnftifv ilia aviotit.rr 1 ? lAioiiu^ v^iiIIICStJ 1HWH n and prepare a seat of monern laws for his country. Mr. Wu is h also minister to Spain and I'eru. a , . ? . , w Get the Best. People who buy are entitled to the best and in the long run' the ? beRt is the cheapest. When you ^ go to the drug store to get Rome cough medicine, apk for Gooch's 1 Mexican Syrup the nicest tasting H1 and quickest cure for coughs and colds, and a proven remedy for consumption. Read testimonials y on wrapper around a 25c bottle ^ e ti Reduced Kates via The Southern Q Railway. jy Very cheap round-trip rates to / various points, account ot special _ occasions. Camden, S. C.?Crund Lodge (1. I . O. O. F., August 5?9th.I Very lew rates. Dates of sale 1 August 4-7th inclusive. Final ? limit August 11th. Cleinson. S. C.?Fanner's Institute of South Carolina, Aug. ust 11?18th. One fare. Tickets! sold to Calhoun, S. C Dates of ^ sale August. 10-15th, inclusive, t Final limit August 19 th ureouViliL, C.?Annual lio-| ' union Confederate Veterans of( j; South f'arolina August F-Sth One cent pel miie traveled. ' Dates of sale August ?"??711 *. in- ^ elusive. Final limit August 10th. For further information as to ^ rates, schedules, etc., apply to * any agent, or to?J. 0. Beam, D. P. A , Atlanta, (la ; B. W. Tlunt, 1). 1*. A ., Charleston, S. (' ; \V. j j 11 Tayloe, Asst. (ienl. Fats. Agt.,j Atlanta, Wa. * - - RT Sh 1 Qj: is-w No. 18 j I In every town L and village . may be had, Mica Axle v r Grease Mmi* that makes your horses glad. Some Boers Refuse to Sfen. Rtoemtontein Ornnee River !olony, July 11 ?Difficulty has risen regarding the oath of alle iatne. Many ot the R >er conijaiulun's, Held cornets and olli ia 18 of the late Free State Govrnment refuse to siirn the oath, hough few of them object to ingoing the document called lie ' Declaration ncknowldging King Kdward a* their overeign. The oath of al legnnce, however, is much more itiing. ? . As Old as the I . S. Knoxville, Tenn., .July 11.? erry Chesne**, the o'dest man in ennessee and perhaps the oldest i the United States, died at his ome on the summit ot Copper Lidge on July 1, at the age of 20 years, the day of his death eing his birthday. Chesney was born in Virginia uly 4, 1779, the day indepenouee was declared. As a slave e belonged to Jonathan .Jackson t Clarksville on the Roanoke iver. When he was 12 years Id he was thrown into the presnce of George Washington whiie ttending his matter. For fifty years lie had lived a ermit'a life, and it was four days Iter liis death when his body as discovered. Tlie Sumo 4>l?l Mlury. J. A. lvelley relates an experince similar to that which has appened in almost every neighorhood in the United States and as been told and retold by thouands of others. He says: ''Last iimmer I had an attack of dysen?ry and purchased a bottle of Ihamberlam a Colic, Cholera and )iarrhoea Remedy, which I used ccordina; to directions and with ntirely satisfactory results. Tiie rouble was controlled much uicker than former attacks 'hen I used other remedies." Ir. Kelly is a well known citi fmi of Ilondorson. N. C\ For =ale y J. F. Mackoy ?V Co. GET A ?EW YORK LIFE POLICY The new business writen by the NEW \Okis. .1 EE during" the first six nonths f thi- ) car v. as no re than jb $0,000,000 if, * Tt 1 ? )cl til- 4O1 i i.i .'] liC^S. 1. J I IS urpasses the record of mything c\o done by my company except the ^Jew York I ife. V J. CLARK, Agt. Lancaster, S. C.