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ELBERT U. AULL, EDITOR.
LRERT H. AUL; Proprietors. WM. P. HOUSEAL, NEWBERRY, S. C, THURSDAY, MAY Z, 1889. NOT DEAD NOR ASLEEP. Let every Democrat take courage Things maj be bad in this State, so fa as Federal offices are concerned, for th next four years, but they cannot be a bad as they were during the reign o terror from 1868 to 1877. Keep tha time, when ignorance and rascality backed up by Federal bayonets, reigne< supreme here, ever in your mind, an< let it be resolved by all that such shal never be the case again so far as ou State Government is concerned. Thi can only be accomplished by keepin= up the touch of the elbow and prevent ing desertion from our ranks, ostracis any and every man who seils his birth right for a mess of pottage. Thant God, this is a privilege that no cour can take away. The probability is that we are to hav a negro postmaster appointed for New berry. Whether he can give bond re mains to be seen. Surely no whit man will be his bondsman. Four year hence things will be changed. Thet we will have a Democratic Presiden occupying the chair now filled b: President Harrison. Then we wil have a President who will recognize th fact that this is a white man's Govern ment. Then we will have a Presiden who will see to it that ignorance takes; baci; seat, and that decency occupies it proper place. The Democratic party c the nation is not dead nor asleep, it i to this party that we are to look for re lief. We have our little differences il the party, but we intend to settle then ofhi the party and to accept the vet diet of the majority. Let those wh( are weak-kneed remember that mor votes were polled in the last Presiden tial election for Mr. Cleveland than fo Mr. Harrison. Let them remembe that the States of New York and Indi ana were very close. Let them remem ber that the Territories of Washingtor and Montana are so evenly divided tha it ishard to say to which party the; belong. In fact, it is believed tha both will be Democratic at the ap proaching election. Any Democrat who will think ove the matter quietly will see nothing t< discourage him, but on the cont-ar; H-will be encouraged to go forward in th good work. You have been told tha President Harrison will do much fo the South. We tell you that he wil do nothing except to ofler bribes t< our people to desert their commoi motner. All that he does will be t< that end and to no other. Republican ism stinks in the nostrils of ever; decent Southern mian, and justly so toc -for uinder that name all that, is bad ani mean and low has been done in th South. Our people have been confine4 in the jails of the country; they hay been tried before piejudiced judges wit] :lacked juries of low - bad men; th offices have been filled with the refus of the land; the State has been robbed and when no more bonds could be sol< -to steal the proceedsxesort was had t< so high a rate of taxation that nothini saved our property but the high pric, of cotton at the time. But enough o this. You remember it all and wil see to it that it will never again occur COMMIERCIAL CORM[ORANTS. The great danger which threatens th< people of the United States is the powe of the Trusts. Corporations owe thei existence to Acts of the State Legisla ture, or Congress. They derive thei corporate existence and powers ther from the people through their represen tatives. This being the case, shoul< the creature be allowed to use thos powers to the detriment of the creator the people? Fortunately in this State under the Act of 1841 which was mad a~part of the Constitution of 1868, th state reserves the right with all corpor ations to alter or amend their charters so that a check is held upon thos created here. Unfortunately, however the corporations doing the most damn age and which are liable to absori everything in their line and out of it to the detriment of the people, as is th case with the Standard Oil Company get their existence in States where th same checks do not prevail. Thei what is to be done to protect individ uals, competing corporations, and th general public from their rapacity an< cormorant policy ? Aggregation c wealth carries with it a power thati dangerous in the extreme, a power cal culated to depress the market wheni sees proper, to freez~e out and destro; campetition, and once competition i frozen out and destroyed, then to rais prices to an extent calculated to caus *the general public to pay tribute to th destroyer, so as to be a burthen unbear able in the extreme. We select the Standard Oil Compan; simply because at this time it seems F be the strongest and most dangerou corporation, and because, too, it deal in those articles, next to bread, mea and clothing, most used by the publi< and oecause, too, it is such a-cormoran that it seems not to be satisfied that I controls the coal oil and cotton seed oi: but also is disposed to enter the gas an< other fields, as is evidenced by its gel ting control of the gas companies of S1 Louis and possibly other cities. Th next more will no doubt be, followin; the acquisition and control of the Ohi oil fields, the attempt to control the oj fields of the Indian Territory, th.e ricl: est oil fields possibly in the Cnite States. They attempted- a few year ago to lease those lands from the Indi ans, ostensibly for the purpose of gra2 ing grounds for cattle, but really to se cure the oil. In this they were foilec we believe, by the Interior Departmen at Washington refusing to consent to il We have heard that the cotton see oil mills in this State outside of the tw Trusts are unable to dispose of their oi because of the control and power of th Trusts. If this be true, it means rui to those mills and will stop the buili ing of others. At would not surprise t in the end to see the Standard On Con panry entering new fields in other ex -:'~-~ terprises not of a kindred character. When they shall have controlled the oil fields, ttey may attempt to control the beef supply, the wheat and corn supply, and so on adinfinitzm. Wealth of this sort, also exerts an influence in the politics of the country which is dangerous to our principles of govern ment and consequently to the rights of the people. It seems to us that there must be a remedy at the common law, if not by statute, to stay their hands. If there is it should be used and used quickly. This being a government of the r people by the people and for the people, all rights must come from the people and the people can consequently pro tect themselves against anything and everything calculated to subvert or des troy their rights. Any corporate power which becomes a monopoly and conse 1 quently a destroying agent of the rights 1 of others and a burthen to the general r public is in conflict with the Constitu tion of the United States and of that of the States and should be throttled. The general welfare of the people demands it. In this government an individual - or a corporation has the right to do as he or it pleases so long as it pleases to do right, to work no injury to the nation, to the States, or to the people at large, or to any individual citizen. - The South Carolina Medical Associa a tion met in Charleston last week. The a attendarce was fair. It seems to us that this body could do much more L good if it would steer clear of legislation. It must be remembered that there are 1 about six hundred practicing phy a sicians in this State, and of this num - ber about one-fifth belong to the Asso t ciation and four-fifths do not. We L took the position last year that the Act 3 of 1887 did not contemplate the exami f nation of those young men from the State who graduated at the Medical - Colleges in or out of the State, by the State Board, but that it was meant to apply to citizens of other States coming . into this State to practice medicine. > The matter was carried to the Supreme a Court and was decided as we thought - that it would be. Not satisfied with r this decision the association had the r law amended again last winter, and now every graduate, from the time of . the passage of the Act, is required to go before the State Board. It seems to t us that this is wrong, for it is reason able to suppose that the professors of the Medical Colleges, who are trained - in the business, and who are selected to fill their chairs because of their ability, e are better judges of the qualifications > of the young men graduating from their respective colleges than the State a Board, none of whom are teachers. It t would be well to have a Board in each r State to examine the diplomas of those I proposing to practice medicine, merely > to see that they are from a reputable icollege and that the holder is the bona y fide holder of the same. This is as far as - we can go in the matter. ,The South Carolina soldiers re I eived marked attention in the inaugu Sral procession in New York Tuesday. I They were greeted with continued ap Splause alogg the line. After all we hold a great position in this nation. 3 The inauguration celebration in New ,York had good weather; it was the big I gest thing of the kind New York hasi >ever seen; Chauncey Depew made a big speech, and President Harrison Smade a little speech; one hundred thou f sand men marched in the parade, and it was in motion from 10.25 a. mn. to .6.50 p. mn.; it was the grandest parade of modern times.. Act,ive Chopping of thie Axe. ( Special Greenville News, 29t.h.] -The government axe is now doing some heavy chopping among the route agents and in a very short time the victors will surely have the spoils. E. -X. Harper, postal clerk on the Savan -nah Valley Railroad, has been removed Sfrom his position. His successor is not 'yet known. SR. J1. Hood, one of the popular and ,meritorious postal clerks on the Colum Sbia and Greenville Road, has received Snotice of his removal, and his successor is also unknown. It is thought that the - wholesale removal of the route agents ,h begun. Mr. WV. L. Dunnovant, who a has been on the mail route between Spartanburg and Augusta for a consi 'derrable time, and is an efficient officer, - has come under the Republican guillo ) tine, and Adam Crews, of Laurens, has been given his place. Our information is that the record of Crews as a former postal clerk is faulty, and that he has little or no following even amongst Republicans. TAKING TH~E PLACES OF DEMfOCRATs. - (Greenville News, 30th.] SLaurence Jones, colored, the Re I publican county chairman of Anderson county, has received his appointment as postal clerk on the Savannah Valley railroad. He will succeed Route Agent - Harper, only recently removed. t Route Agent Fant, running between here and Anderson, will step down and rout to-day in favor of young Bryce, of Walhalla, whose appointment has been already mentioned. SScott Williamson, of this city, who received his appointment last week es postal clerk on the Columbia & Green ville road, will on Wednesday assume the run of Route Agent R. J. Hood, who received notice of his removal a few days ago. S Mr. KnHlan Stinl Holds His Place. t [Greenville News 26th.1 -Postal Agent Killian, who received 'notice sometime ago that his place on the Greenville and Laurens route would t be soon filled by a Republican, was ,much pleased a few days ago by receiv ing a letter from Division Superinten dent Terrell, of the Fourth Division, ~who stated that he had writ ten a letter -to the general superintendent of the e railway mail routes urging that Mr. Kilian be reinstated in office, and he felt reasonably certain that his request would be granted. Mr. Killian's effi 1 ciency as a publhc officer and the lact - that he was wounded in the service Swere the reasons urged for his contin uance in the position he now holds. sMr. Killian received yesterday after - noon a telegram from Supermtendent - Terrell informing him that he had been . reinstated by order of the General Superintendent. The public in genera. and the friends in particular of Mr. t Killian will be glad of this piece of .good news, and Superintendent Terrell will be warmly applauded for the in terest he has taken in the matter. 1, The North Caronina Exodus. e a RALEIGH, April 2.--Negroes from .all parts of the State met here to-day and organized the North Carolina sEmigation Association. About 300 negroes were present, and nearly every -county in the State was represented. ~-::~.-~Z TILE FLIGHT FROM OKLAHOMA. Arkansas City now as Crowded with Fngi tives as it was a Week Ago with Colonists. . CHICAGO, April 25.-An Arkansas City, Kan. special says: Chaos reigns, not only in Oklahoma, but in the entire tributary country. The railroad is prostrated. Communi cations are entirely cut off. The Wes tern Union with its crush of train dis patching would not touch a message of any other character in the Territory, even if the earth had swallowed a town site. Guthrie's back seems broken, and there isa furious stampede to get out. People there are wild from the deprivations that the lack of shelter, water and food imposes upon them. To these distresses are added the mis fortunes of temperature, heat and ab sence of-means of flight, When your correspondent reached Wilcox Springs from Diamond Bar Ranch he learned from dispatches that neither north or south-bound passen ger trains, shortly due, had been heard from. An hour of waiting passed, when a train of twenty cattle cars crept up from the south. The ears were locked, but upon the ro')fs, on the buffers, on the tender, on the pilot and gangway of the locomotive, and packed in and upon the caboose, was a dense and miserable throng of men. The train from Guthrie had started with its strange load at 6 o'clock in the evening. It was useless to attempt to enforce the laws restricting railroad travel. The people were fleeing practically for their lives. They had added to long periods of privation the suffering of seventeen hours without food or protection from cold. No train had passed them and none was in sight behind. They had left a howling mob in Guthrie, batlhed in its efforts to join in the flight. The uselessness of proceeding to Guthrie was apparent, and the corres pondent secured a footing for one foot and returned to this point with the laggard train. Since dark other freight trains have followed, having made eighty-five miles from Guthrie in from six to fourteen hours. The cars are piled with fugitives, thirsty and famine stricken, and Arkansas City is crowded as it was before the descent. Some experiences are pitiful. A terrible storm last night raised the miseries of Guthrie almost to horror. A violent wind arose as the sun sunk and filled the air with a stifling red alkali dust that strews the plain. A deluge of rain succeeded, and through the night it beat upon thousands of shelter less. The railroad is utterly incompetent in the emergency, and is delivring baggage ahd express too slowly to be of any use to the unprotected. The fugi tives cheer with joy as they alight heie, and rush to dydrants and eating houses. Curses are heaped upon the region; and the Government marshals, Needletland Jones, are excoriated without stint for the theft of land, and the railroad is denounced for its feebleservice. Guthrie is without form. The original streets have disappeared, and new sections are being ploughed every hour, Values have fallen to practically nothing, and confidence is at a low ebb. Those who are not going home an nounced their intentions of moving up on the Cherokee Strip, and report that hundreds of boomers in wagons have already done so. Scores of men sur rounded their claims to lots in Guthrie without effect to preserve or dispose of them. The South bound passenger' train arrived after time crowded with pilgrims for Guthrie, and few could be persuaded by the lamentations of the fugitives. It is impossible to predict what the next few days will develop. FIRST NATURAL DEATH IN THE TERRI Crkansas April 25.-A special from ArassCity says: The first natural death in Oklahoma occurred at Okla homa City yesterday. Thomas O'Neill, a young married man from Marshall, Mssouri, died of congestive chill brought on by exertion and exposure. Many cases of pneumonia are reported. OKLAHOMA's FIRsT BABY. KANSAs CITY, Mo., April 25.-A Times special from King Fisher says that the tirrt baby wvas born yesterday. It first saw the light of the world in a wagon, and it was christened Oklahoma Lewis. Its parents are from Texas. 31ERRITT'S FIGURES DISCREDITED. ARKANSAS CITY, Kan., April 25. Gen. Merritt's report of the number in Oklahoma is incomprehensible. The estimate here is that 15,000 people are now in Gurhrie, and more than 50,000 in the Territory. Nearly twice.as many as he allows for the whole Territory left this place at one time. and are still pouring in. TO BE DRIVEN OUT OF THE STRIP. ST. LOUIs, April 25.-The Republic Arkansas City, Kan., special says. "The refugees tbat left Oklahoma and took up quarters in Cherokee are to be driven from their present place. Orders to that effect has been issued by Gen. Mer ritt and Capt. Hays expects to carry them out in a day or two. THE FAM[INE IN GUTHREE. KANSAs CITY, April 25.-At Guthrie yesterday one man sold thirty barrels of bread, five cent loaves sellhng at fif teen cents or two for a quarter. The supply ran out, and while people were willing to pay exorbitant prices it could not be had at all. Crackers found ready sale at a dollar and a half a pound. A grocer announced that he had given fifty dollars for the privilege of breaking the car which contained his stock. He soon made it up. LEASING FROM1 THE INDIANS. KANsAs CITY, April 2.5.-A Times's special from Purcell says: Thousands of disappointed home seekers returning from Oklahoma are obtaining leases from the Indians in the Cherokee,Choc taw and Creek nations. Many of the Indians welcome the white settlers and some are said to favor an allotment in severalty of their entire reservation. GTHRIE's CHIANGING CROWD. GUTHR:E, April 25.-Despite the fact that every train takes out a large num her of dissatisfied settlers, every train brings in as many more. So there is little change in the actual number here. LIFE IN OKLA HOMA. [From the Arkansas Dcmocrat.] The pop of the festive revolver and the. bang of the long range Winchester continue to make things lively in Okla homa. The jack rabbitt turns his long ears back on his side and niakes his flight as the army of t lie invaders, thick as the locusts o,f Egypt, pounce downi on the land. They wrangle and quarrel over squatter claims,. firearms aTE brought into requisition, and the greer grass of the prairies is crimnsoned withI the blood of the boomer. Stay in Arkan Moving South. Mr. J. P. Jones, a large manufacturei of cotton in Philadelphia, has contract ed to move his plant in that city, valued at $400,000, to Florence, Ala., and the F. H. Foster Manufacturing Company of Trenton, N. JT., have remnoved all their madhinery for the manufacture o1 hardware, valued at $800,000, to the same city. The growth of Florence has been phenomenal within the past twelve months. Since September 1, 188$, 2,380,000 new capital has been in vested there in manufactures, and over $300,000 in real estate. The population of the city is now between 7,000 and 8,000. A year ago it was less than 2,000. Eight hundred houses, it is said, have been built in four months, and 500) more are being erected. HOW. GEN. PRYOR WAS CAPTUBEED. An Eye-Witness of the Incident Befutes Some False Rumors. PETERSBURG, VA., April 24.-Mrs. Mary Blair Payor Walker, a daughter of Gen. Roger A. Pryor, and a resident of Petersburg, published the following to-day, exonerating her father from the charge of desertion: PETERSBURG VA., BOLLINGBROOK HOTEL, April 23, 18.9.-Editor Index Appeal: I am in receipt of the inclosed afidavit voluntarily contributed by a Federal soldier, who seems to have judged General Pryor's honor a dearer thing than any of his Southern brothers May I beg, in his name, that you give this room in to-morrow's issue, saying to the public that, though only adaugh ter in a land full of his kindred, I can not silently sit and see the white purity of his past sullied by one of the men whose homes he gave his all to save. MARY BLAIR PRfOR WALKER. State of New York, city and County of New York : George Stanton, now a resident of the County of Hudson, State of New Jersey, being duly sworn, says that he served during the late war as a private in Company I, Thirty-ninth New Jer sey Volunteer Infantry of the United Ststes service; that during the fall of the year 1864, in the mionth of Septem ber or October, he was on duty as picket guard on the left of the. Union line in front of Petersburg before Pop lar Grove Church, about 3 or 4 o'clock on Sunday afternoon. While on picket I saw the capture of Gen. Roger A. Pr or, of the Confederate Army. The Gen eral rode up to the Confederate rifle pit, nearly opposite to where I was posted. He dismounted from his iron-gray horse, leaving it at the Confederate pit, and, giving the usual signal for ex change of papers and tobacco between the picket line, he slowly advanced across the internening distance towards the Federal line. A Lieutenant of the Seventeeth Vermont Volunteers ad vanced to meet him. It was over an open field, with a little valley between the line. Gen. Pryor, dressed in gray uniform, slouched hat and military overcoat, with cape, had advanced more than half way to our lines when he met the Lieutenant. The General had no arms visible, his pistol being under his buttoned overcoat. Sudden ly the Lieutenant seized the General b" the right hand with his left hand, holding a pistol in his own right hand, and brought him into our lines. Re sistance would have been useless, of course. After reaching our picket line a guard was detailed to take him tc brigade headquarters. It had been customary to exchange newspapers for tobacco and coffee along the picket line when there was no firing goin on. The Divisio General of the Sec ond Division, Nimo h Army Corps, tc which I was :u:ached, was Robert Potter. The ca o a ie of General Pryoi was made in reiali:u ion for the capture of a Union officer made the day before by the Confederate pickets. GEORGE STANTON. Sworn to before me this 22d day of April, 1889, O. H. Sanderson, Notary Public, New York City. The address of the above George Stanton is New Durham Postoffice, Hudson County, N. J., and he is a member of Ellsworth Post, No. 14, G. A. R., Department of N ew Jersey. GEN. HEMPHILL IS WILLING TO DC HIM JUSTICE. To the Editor of the News and Courier: In the Abbeville Medium, of April.4, .1 said Gen. Roger A. Pryor had no right to speak for the South, because he had abandoned our army in the face of the enemy at Petersburg. I also gave the circumstances of his leave-taking as narrated by Lieut Reeder, or Orr-e Rifles, at the time of the occurrence. G.en. Pryor replies by saying that he was treacherously made a.prisoner. I would not do him an injustice, and I trust that in the end he may be coim pletely vindicated. If I have made a mistake I will cheerfully correct it, but I beg to say that a number of facts in my possessiol seem to confirm the statement made b.y me aud to demonstrate that it wa. neither rash nor malicious. In a shorl time I will have something more t< say about the motter. Ro;ERCT R. H EMPIIi LL. Abbeville, S. C., April 27. DUDLEY WRITES ANOTHER LETTER~ The Blocks of Five Man Mourneth-No Influence with Brother Ben but Hoping for Better Times. WASH INGTON, A pril 25.-What po ur ported to be a letter from WV. W. Dud cy to an old friend in Indiana was pub lished this morning here and elsewher in the country. D udley pronounce it a "cold forgery," and producec his letter book, from which he permit ted an Associated Press reporter to cop3 the genuine document. It is as fol lows: "WASHINGTON, April 15, 1889.-S D. Van Pelt, Esq., Anderson, Ind. Dear Old Sam: Your good letter of th4 26th of March got in good time, but i found me absent. HIS SOUTHERN TRIP A RELIEF. "I have recently returned from a trij to to the South, where I went on legal business, and had a good time and little rest from the crowds of peopli who throng my office from morning til] night, and from the mountains of let ters which pile on my desk every day Yours got into the pile where I rescued it to-night, and I hasten to sayho much good it has done me to hear fron you again. There is nothing I should like better than to do something for you Sam, but I am afraid you greatly over state my influence. Your old friend IReed has placed his pension in my hands, and I am working away at it to get it soon. BROTHER BEN IsUNGRATEFUL. "Perhaps there is no one in the coun: try who has done as much for Genera: Harrison during the last twenty years as I have; but because our democrati< friends down in Indianapolis havy started a hue and cry on me, .Brothel Ben does not seem to feel that he car afford to recognize me as an acquain tance, and, consequently, I don't take dinner at the White House, as imigh be expected. I have not been inside th' White House since Cleveland's inaugu ration, little over four years ago; but] will see if somnet.hing cannot be dont ittle latter on, and tell you what t< KEEP UP YOUR SPIRITS, SAM. "If you should not hear from me again, Sam, for the niext two months don't be alarmed, for there will be jus as god chan~ces two months hence, ani a little better, as there are now. Giv my kind regards to all the boys at An erson and remember me always a your friend. WV. WV. DUDLEY. An Editor Robbed. CH ATTA NooGA, April 28. - Mr Adolph S. Ochs, proprietorof the Times was held up last night by footpaids About 8.30 o'clock, as he was on hi way from his residence to his office wo men stepped out of an alley, and ach presenting a pistol, demanded hij money. They went through his pock~ ets but offered him no violence. F~ortunately he had nothing on his person of any special value, and he passed on his way. During the opera tion of holding up his hands Mr. Ochi dropped his cane, which, after he hat started off, one of the robbers politel: picked up and handed to him. Death or President Barnard. NEW YORK, April 2.-Presiden Barnard, of Columbia College died thi afternoon. He has been ill for som timepast. WEEDING OUT DEMIOCRATS. Yesterday Closed the Rule of the Spolsman on the Railway Mali Service. [From the New York Times.] WASHINGTON, April 27.-Superin tendent J. Laurie Bell, of the railway mail service, has only two more work ing days in which to run down and re move Democratic employees, so that Republicans may taker heir places with - out being troubled by the civil service law. President Harrison has been urged to extend the time when the railway mail service is to be placed under the civil service rules anl regulations, so that Mr. Bell might fiuish the work of dismissing Democrats to make room for Republicans, Postmaster General Wanamaker, it is asserted, has endorsed the proposed extension of time, and he visited the White House to-day to plead for a little more time. Civil Service Commissioner Lyman was also a White House caller, and from him the Presi dedt learned that everything was in readiness to apply the merit system to the railway mail service. As the result of the two interviews with Gen. Harri son, Mr. Wanamaker is quoted as say ing: "The civil service rules will shel ter the railway mail service on and after Wednesday next." After that day, therefore, Superintendent Bell must content himself with reinstating only such Republicans as were dis missed by the last Administration after May 1, 1888. The good Mr. Wancaiaker can take hold of his Sabbath-school work to morrow with the happy consciousness that as Postmaster General he has this week broken the record for making rapid changes of postmasters. The 188 Republicans named to-day, to take places of as many Democratic post masters, brings the total for the week up to 1,016. This is 61 better than last week, when 955 changes were made. The postmaster general is undoubtedly proud of his success as a headsman, and each of the removed postmasters will fully understand what the President meant when he said that "only th' interests of the public service should suggest the removal from office." Suicide In Columbia. [Special to News and Courier.] COLUMBIA, April 30.-The half holi days has proved too much for at least one Columbian. Hugh McIntyre, a na tive of Ireland, attempted to kill him self to-day by cutting his throat with a razor. He was suffering with delirium tremens and was under the delusion that he was to be hung. A friend gave him a narcotic and put him to bed. Thinking that he bad gone to sleep his friend left him, but was notified in a few minutes that Mcintyre had cut his own throat. Such yas found to be the case. Dr. W. B. Lester was summoned and hastened to the dying man. Dr. Lester was soon joined by Dr. Taylor. They found McIntyre almost pulseless, lying in a pool of blood. When the physicians arrived the bloo<i had about ceased to flow. By vigorous measures he has recovered somewhat and possibly may live. When his friend returned to the room in which he had left McIntyre he found him lying on the floor, face downwards, with a razor by his side. The wound was about two and one-half inches long across the front of the throat, the larynx being grazed. McIntyre has been in this country for about ten years. He has spent most of l that time in Union, but is at present in the employ of Mr. D). C. Flynn in this3 city. McIntyre died to night at 10 o'clock from loss of blood, the heart refusing to act. [Mr. McIntyre, who had been a resi dent of Union and New berry where Mr. Flynn had stores, went to Colum bia in January last and had a room in the building next South of Wright's Hotel] EVANGELIST BOWEEN. His Debut in Charleston -He Will Soon * Visit the Up-Country. CH Ar LsToN, A pril 20.-Everybody here is talking about the Howren new departure. The audience at the Grand Opera House yesterday was a phenom enal one. It was composed largely of ladies, but a considerable number of men were present too. It was in many respects a remarkable address. Opinion seems about equally divided here as to whether he will be able to hold out in is new departure or not. If he does ho.d out he will make a brilliant suc cess in his new profession. No one who heard his address yes terday doubts this. A dozen news paper men sat on the stage with him. There were no ministers present. He was introduced to the audience, which numbered upwards of 1,500 persons, by the Register correspondent who had known him ever since he first camne to Charleston. He spoke for over two hours and without tiring his audience. The man has a wonderful flow of im agery and some of his word painting is wonderfully touching. Before clos ing, some of his friends took up a col lection, which realized about $60, which he says he intends to pay his way from town to town on an evangelistic tour. Mangied In a Saw Mil. [News and Courier, 28th.] Wmn Cumbee, a man employed at the saw mill of Venniug & Ed monston, at Mount Pleasant, wa terribly injured yesterday by an accident while at work in the mill. The accident occurred about 6 o'clock in the afternoon, and when at8 Cunmbee was brougnt to the city on the ferry boat and sent up to the City Hospital in an ambulance his left leg~was literally hanging from his body by a small piece of flesh, having been b)roken, mangled and crushed by the leathern belt used to run the machinery. ISo great was the power of the machine ry that after Cumbee's leg had been crushed between the belt and the wheel he was carried up to the ceiling by the revolutions of the wheel and there held suspended. Sometime after his arrival at the Hospital Cumbee was operated upon by Dr. Parker, aind his injured,-leg ampu tated above the knee. So severe is the injury and shock, however, thatserious doubt is entertained of his'recovery. - Trouble in Laurens. [Laurens Ad vertiser, 1st.] Trouble was precipitated between the negroes and whites at Enoree on Satur Iday last, in which three white men Iwere shot. It seems that a little boy, Sthe son of Dr. Toland, was, being har -assed by a little negro, and passed near Ia white man by the name of Brown, who told him not to run from the negro, ut to fight him. This aroused the ne gros standing near and a fight ensued. Later in the night, shots were fired by Ithe negroes. upon a party of men who had nothing to do with the quarrel an,d -three were serlously wounded. One Swas struck by a ball in the abdomen. one on the arm, and the others on the forehead. The white men were unarm Sed, and only returned the fire with -brikbats, without effect. At last ac counts all was quiet, and an investiga Stion will be instituted. - Ex-Presldenlt Cleveland. In a letter to the Manhattan Club' Tthanks them for the honor they pay him in naming him as a life member, but says he would rather not be a dead head in the organization merely on I.account of his official standing. He desires to become an active member and to continue his old custom of payingI 'his own way. PAIIGBTT'S PROCLAMATION to readers of The Herald and News! Read This Through; It Will Surely Interest You. will buy 14 Rolls Gold 'Paper and Border * enough for a 12%12 room, beautiful patterns. j.4.75Only 17 will buy a 0 piece bed room suit, 12x20 glass, cane seat ,hairs and rockers; whole suit onsists of one bureau, one washstand, one centre table, our cane seat chairs, one cane ;eat rocker. In addition to the above I have an elegant line of walnut, )ak, mahoganized and imitation walnut suits, wood and marble $7.25 $8 50 $10.00 will buy elegant willow baby arriage?s with parasols. 6 25 OLLARS $6.25 will cover your 15x15 ft. floor with nice china matting. will buy a carpet 15x15 ft. which will abe made and sent ead to put down, including $1.00 will buy the best shade you ever saw on spring rollers. 00 Shades on spring rol lrs at 50c each. or a 5 hole cooking range, 53 peces furniture. $8.00 for No. stove with 20 pieces furni Wheeler & Wilson SEWING MACHINES. Ofor a Plush Parlor suit 7 pieces solid awalnut frame. I have everything needed in our house, no matter what it s. Catalogue free. L. F. PADGETT, 10 & 1112 Broad Street, Augusta, Georgia. Teachers' Column. School Districts. At the last session of the Legislature special acts were passed for the forma tion of new school districts in al most every portion of the State. So numerous were the petitions for these school districts that the legislature deemed it best to pass an omnibus bill by which the people of any section of any portion of the State can form a dis trict. In a great many of the districts formed by special acts, a 3 mill tax was author ized to be collected to supplement the constitutional tax. In some districts only, 11 mills was authorized to be col lected. By the omnibus bill the trustees of any school district, upon the written request of a majority of resident free- I holders of the age of 21 and over shall call a meeting of taxpayers at any time before the first day of June of each year, which meeting must be advertised in a county paper two weeks previous, or posted in three conspicuous places in the district to be organized. At this meeting a special tax of two mills, and two mills only, can be levied for school purposes. This tax must be levied each year. If the people of any section wish a new school district, they have the right to go ahead and form it. They should seriously consider, how ever, whether the tax is sufficient to meet the demand. They should not be too hasty in the matter, failing to take everything into consideration. It takes a considerab1e amount of property before any great amount can be realized from a two mill tax. At the last legislature two new dis tricts were formed in our county, with the power to levy three mills to supple ment the constitutional tax. We are glad to know that our people are beginning to feel more and more the importance of educating their chil dren. They cannot take too great an interest in this matter. In estimating the results of their work, too little allowance is generally made for the difficulties of country school teachers. In many localities proper classification is impossible i consequence of the limited supply of books, and, without classification little progress can be expected. The short term, too, discourages all schemes for' advancement. Then, again, in sparely settled communities, where the chil dren have long distances to travel, and sometimes over bad roads, irregularity of attendance is almost unavoidable. Add to this in some places, poorly equipped and uncomfortable school houses, and we have a picture of what is truly teaching under diiculties. Let us think of these thingsand give to such teachers the sympathy they de serve. Let us use our influence to ed ucate public sentiment to make such a state of things impossible.-Cor. School Journal. Those who have attended the asso ciation most regularly are among the energetic,.active and progressive teach ers of our county. They have by ex perience learned that teachers' meet ings are not only interesting but profi table. They feel the need of method in our schools; they know that system is what we want and what we must have, consequently they attend the association to learn what is the best course to pursue. The next meeting will be held on 3rd Saturday in M'~ay, at Newberry. Let us have a full attendance, and each one will go away feeling. that "it was good to be there." The great majority of the teachers of the county now have vacation. It would be well for them to improve their time during vacation so that they will be better prepared for their work when the fall term opens. They shoud attend as many institutes and associa tions as they can giduring the summer months. What does the expression "He who runs may read" wean ? -We ask.the question because we have lately noticed a very strange weaning given to the quotation. GRADY VERSUs DEPEWV. The E::pc ted sensation at the Southern Society Dinner in New York To-Morrow Night. [Special to the News and Courier.] NEw YORK, April 30-Owing to the universal bigness of the Centennial cel ebration it is hard to say that any fea ture engages special attention ; but the plans of the Southern Society officers to banquet the 'Southern Governors and other distinguished guests on Thurs day night is certainly holdiing its own in popular interest. That entertain ment was given a new chance to-day when the committee of arrangements urged and succeeded in persuading Henry W. Grady to remain in Ne York and attend the dinner. Hisa4 ceptance of the invitation comm him to a speech on the occasion aU necessarily pits him against Chaunc~ M. Depew.7 These two famous orators have never met, and everybody is wondering whether or not Georgia's, champion will lose any laurels or win new ones in this chance match against New York's most eloquent speaker. What ever the verdict may be, the listeners are guaranteed the.rare treat of hearing the two distinguished talkers at their best. Eaehl will be on his mettle to make an effort worthy of liis rivalry. President Harrison must necessarily return to Washington io-merrow, and therefore cannot possibly be present. Vice President Morton will attend and make the opening speech of the even ing. Mr. Depew will follow him and Mr. Grady will c'me after Mr. Depew. Mr. Depew will probably speak to the toast. "New York to Southerners who have made this their home." Mr. Grady will respond to the sentiment, "The absent ones-our kindred and friends in the South." To Predict the Weather Two or Three Days. Ahead. WASHINGTON, A pril 29.-Beginning on May 1st the signal service will, whenever practicable, make a general prediction .showing the condition of the weather two or three days in ad vance. These predictiobs will -be furnished at the same time as the regu lar detailed indications, but. will not appear regularly, so that their non appearance will signify nothing more than that tbe indications offical did not think it judicious to make a pre diction. Death of a Lexingtonian. [Register,' 30th.] Mr. J. E. Huffman, a well-known citizexa of Lexington county, died yes terday at his home there after a brief illness. He was one of the oldest and most progressive farmers of the count y and was generally esteemed. Edgenlid's Bright Future. President McCaughrin, of the New Berry Bank and Cotton Factory, was one of the delegates to the Presbytery which met at this place last week. This gentleman expressed the opinion while here, that Edgefield had a bright future before her, none better in the State, and that time and effort was all thait was necessary to develop her natural re. sources. We mention this because we do not know a man in the whole State, whose prognostications on such a mat ter we would sooner'believe than Pres ident McCaughrin's,-Edgefield Advei, tier ............-- - - - - - ~ Death of_ the Hon., W. H. Rsanum. NEW YoRK, April 30.-The Hon W11 lam H. Barnum, chairman ofthe Na tional Democratic committee, died at Lime Rock at 9.45 this morning. Mr. Barnum had been confined to his bed but or three days,;but for the past forty eight hours his death had been expected momentarily. He was ,ut for the last time on Friday last, when he sat on the piazza in the atternoon for an hour. On Saturday he was taken with a bad spell and it was apparent from the first that be could not recover. Hehad been very feeble ever since his sickness during the campaign. He was then taken sick in New York, and for two weeks it was thought he could not recover. He had been able to ride out for several weeks past up to Friday. and although he was very feeble he was thought to be on the road to recovery. Can Walk Though 120 Years Old. A communication in the New York Tribune from a Mr. Cash, of Spartan burg, S. C., read: An old colored wo ran, Phoebe Collins, who'lives in this city, was baptized recently at the Mount Moriah Baptist Church by the Rev. G. F. Mills, at the age 120. I am told that she is almost blind and can walk about a little over the floor. She says that she can remember well the day when George Washington was inaugurated in 1789. Of course her age is computed froni what her people told her; that is, the people whom she be longed to in slavery times." Sund.y on the Railroads. MoNTREAL, April 25.-General Man ager Bickson, of the Grand Trunk Rail road, has ordered tnat no freight trains be run on Sunday, with the exception of those carrying prhable goods. It is stated that the Delaware and Hud son is also in sympathy with the move ment. NO MORE SUNDAY TRAINS. ST. Louis, Mo, April 27,-The Tion Mountain Railway, (apart of the Mis souri Pacific system,) has given notice that all unnecessary Sunday train ser vice, both passenger and freights. will be discontinued on that road after May 1st and that only trainsrconveyinglive stock or perishable freight will be per mitted to run. Jacksonville's Health Outlook. a JACKSONV.LLLE, FLA., April 26. Surgeon General Hamilton arrived here . at ioon and will leave for New York in the morning. To-night he is in con ference with the State health officers. To a reporter of the Times-Union he said he did not apprehend the recun-, rence of yellow fever in Jasksonville, as, if -there was any -virtue in fumigation - and sanitationf the infection been expelled. A Reported Dark Horse for the District AttorneyShip. [Greenville News,] It is rumored around among the knowing ones that there is a dark horse in the race for the United States District Attorneyship for the State. It is also reported that he is backed by Judges Bond and Simonton and is, therefore, a likely dark horse. The confidential man who whispered this to a News reporter said it was his opin ion that St. Julian Mitchell,. of Char eston, was~ the alleged choice of the two Judges. Mr. Mitchell is a good Democrat and there may be no foundai tion for the rumor, but it is given for what it is worth. New Adertisemenflts. Thresher.For Sale. (NE second-hand Cardwell Thresher almost as good s RENTING Co NOTICE is ~ 189 N accordan instruc regulating the eneras of New berry - of the sat market buil for- the i highest b' 1889, at OUSEAL, : marke ~ : Audi give - with - ACT B ~ poved Lands whi 1 n theTaX Books 1 ie Listed Without Penal tBe it eacted by ad House of Rpeett sate of South Crlina, sitting -in General Assie ythorily of the same. Wcases where unimproved ieh has not been on the tax rce the fiscal year commencing er 1st, 1875, and which are n orfeited list, shall at any ti he 1st day of October, 1888, to the County Auditor -for *hesaid Auditor be, and e ited to assess. the upon the du,ia taxes Never Fm. H4air toitaV .Daudr.f - "OSGOOD sentetria. F paid. FullyW 3 TON $35. e n aent on s opr , i g nti . HINDERCORNS. ~r ^Wh:r C UMPT. MADE WITH B01UNG WATER. EPPST$ GRATEFUL-COMFORTING. 0000K MADE WITH SOILING MIL. kneute,Seiatie, $hooting, 5barW. and Muscular Pr'ins and Weaknss, Back Ache, Uterine and Chest pains, relini one umnte by the Cuticura Anti-Pain Plaster. The, and only - instantaneous pkn-kI1llg tente1gplaster. 15 cents-.fve lor$LN Atunlsa or of PorERz .n A8UG CHICHESTR'S ENGU.SH 33Dtaost sm na pass. ----, pnmuiing s uaa.trCaia@@Mdsa .-$~.-7 ~,,