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WEDNESDAY, DEC 18, 1895.
The Swnter Watchman was founded
in 1850 and the True Southron in 1866.
The Watchman and Southron now has
the combined circulation and influence
of both of the old papers, and is mani?
festly the best advertising medium in
The presa of the State is a unit in
denouncing the barbarous murder of
the negroes in Colleton county, and we
do not believe it possible that 'he guilty
parties can escape punishment io th?
face of the aroused public sentiment of
the State The people as a rule, are
deliberately opposed to lynching for
any Grime save that of rape, aod there
is even now a growing sentiment in
favor of substituting a epeciai court for
the speedy trial aod punishment of this
class of criminals io place of lynch law.
It will go hard with the men who take
the law in their own bands and murder
defenceless men and women whom tbev
deem guilty of crime. Solicitor Bel?
linger has taken up the Colleton case,
and the assurance is giveo that be will
use the most energetic measures to
bring the guilty men to justice. A
change of venue will be obtained and a
fair and impartial trial given the men
This is a good begioning and if justice
is dealt out with an even band in this,
case, we may hope for lynch law to be
banished from the State.
There were several pigs entered from
this county for the News and Courier
prize, bat of late we have not beard
anything of them. What has become
of the prize pigs ? have they grown and
prospered, ar did they die a natural
There is no end of new county
schemes. The latest heard from are
three down on the borders of Orange
burg county. The prospect is that the
number of counties will be doubled.
Then, what a picnic for the office
President Cleveland bas gone duck
hading on the coast of North Carolina,
and is probably baviog a fine time The
Congre8smeo?acd Senafers in Washing?
ton are mean while enjoying themselves
criticising bim for going hooting while
Congress is io cession. No doubt Mr.
Cleveland would be greatly enlightened
and valuably instructed by attending
the sessions of Congress and hearing the
speeches Perhaps this is why the M
C's desire him to remain in Washington
At the present price the Watchman
and Southron is the cheapest weekly
published io the State For OBe dol?
lar and fiftv cents you receive fifty-two
eighf-page papers, each paper contain?
ing fortv-eight columns of matter.
During the year a subscriber to this
paper receives 2,496 columns of mat?
ter, and it ts selected matter-the news
is published when it is fresh, the
miscellaneous matter is always timely
and interesting, and such a variety of
reading matter is given that all taste?
can be satisfied. Now is the time to
subscribe ; send in your name and
?1 50 by return mail, and you will
receive the best paper io the county for
one year from date of reoipt of order.
The new Constitution of this State as
adopted and ratified by the Constitu?
tional Convention, recently adjourned is
published to day in a complete and un?
abridged form To publish the Con?
stitution in the form in which it is pre?
sented to our readers has necessitated
an -expense considerably in ezeess of
the ordinary outlay ; but, as the uew
Constitution is a matter in which every
citizen ?3 interested to the greatest
degree, we felt that it was the du y of
any publication that pretends to meet
the requirements of a newspaper to lay
the new Constitution before its readers
As ibis paper has always given its read?
ers a service equal, if not superior tc
that ci any other weekly paper pub?
lished sn the State, we give the com?
plete Constitution as a matter of course,
We are due our readers au apology foi
the delay in publishing the Constitu?
tion, but as the delay was broughl
about by no fault of ours, we feel thai
our excuse is valid. We advise all o
our readers to preserve the Constitution
supplied them, as they will have con
stant use for it during the nest few
The wife of Mr. D. Robinson, a prominen
lumberman of Hatwick, N. Y., was eic)
with rheumatism for five months. In speak
ingof it, Mr. Robinson says : "Chamberlain'
Pain Balta is the only thing that gave he
any rest from pain. For the relief of pai
it cannot ne beat." Many very bad cases c
rheumatism have been cured by it. For sal
at 50 cents per bottle by Dr. A. J. China.
MISSIONARIES IN JAFAtf.
! The letters of <"ol. John Cockeill to
the New York Herald, descriptive of
the Japanese, have been interesting and
have thrown a vast- deal of light on the
social, religious and industrial,
conditions, that extistin that progressive
island empire of the Orient. Recently
he has devoted himself to a study of the
mission work that bas been done and is
now being carried on by missionaries
seut out by the Eoglish and American
Protestant churches. Thc indictment
he brings against the missionaries is a
I heavy one, aud he seem possessed of the
facts to substantiate his charges. He
says, in part :
"The comparative wealth of many of
the missionaries is regarded as a stum?
bling block. In Tsukiji, Tokyo, the
finest residences belong to the mission?
aries. The richest foreign resident
there is a missionary, aud another io
noted alike for his wealth and bis
parsimony. Reference is had to the
Rev. Dr. Miller and the Rev. Mr.
White. At entertainments in the cap?
ital the missionary ladies always dis?
play the finest and most elaborate
toilets. By far the majority of mis
siooartes sent to China and Japan are
half educated. Some of their doctors
have repeatedly exhibited gross ignor?
ance io their profession and earned the
scornful derision of the Japanese. So
common is the lack of education that
the Japanese often declare that 'those
who are so ignorant as to be unable to
make a living doing aught else abroad,
become missionaries.' As school teach?
ers eight out of every ten are unpopu?
lar or failures because they are not
firmly grounded in English and the
modern tongues. This ignorance,
moreover, make many content with a
mere smattering of Japanese. So that
their sermons in that language are
often painful to listen to. Many mis?
sionaries whose stay may extend over
twenty years-as in the case of the
Revs. Ballagh, Loomis and Guiick
fail to acquire even conversational corn
maud or the Japanese language
"The wives of the missionaries have
been frequently beard to openly declare
their dislike of thc natives, and this in
the presence of their Japanese servants
They do not seek to enter the home
life of the Japanese. They show no
feeling common with them, and nearly
all their intimate acquaintance? are
selected among those of mex*:* or
social rank. This is quite galling to
humble Japanese couverts.
"With the missionary the day's
work is usually over after three hoare'
teaching in some school, with one
hour's study, perhaps, of Ja pa nose.
Much time is spent io domestic duties,
wholly disconnected with the work they
are sent to do The summer recortu of
Japan all contain villa?, built hy the
missionaries, who arc invariably the
first to leave the hot cities and the last
to roturn. At Karuiz^wa there are a !
score of pretty summer houses with
only one pitiful stunted church-a ?bel ?
on the missionary cause and sneered ?f
by ?he Japanese. Unlike the Roman
Catholics and the Greek Church pro?
pagandists, the Protestant missionaries
generally to go among and ?ive with
and as the Japanese.
"Missionaries have every right to
the consideration and respect of other
people, but it does seem peculiar to see
them striving for fellowship with peo?
ple of high social rank, yet uofortu- j
nately notoriously evil reputation-to I
see them mixing with wealthy foreign- j
ers who are openly immoral. A cer- j
tain doctor, well known, living in the j
heart of the missionary settlement of
Tsukiji, Tokyo, was received in many j
missionary homes and yet his house,
nest door to a missionary's home, was j
filled with immoral Japanese girls,
whose impertinent beads could be seen
in his windows every hour in the day.
The missionaries may deplore such con?
duct, but where the sinner is wealthy
or of social distinction they openly re
ceive and countenance him. Stories of
thc relations between missionaries aud
improper geisha girls are rife and sus?
ceptible of proof. Reference may be
had to Kawasaka, a station hall-way
between Tokyo and Yokohama, and
famous for its brothels. Much evi?
dence can be adduced as to missionaries
who arc addicted to intoxicants to
such a degree as to impair their useful?
Why suffer with Coughs, Colds and La
Grippe when Laxative iirorno Quinine will
cure you iu one day. Does not produce the
ringing in the head like Sulphate of Quinine
Put up in tablets convenient for taking.
Guaranteed to cure, or money refunded.
Price, 25 Cents. For sale by A. J. China.
One Pound of superior "Writing
Paper, with Envelopes to match, sold
by H. Cr. Osteen & Co., fer 25 cents.
PRIVATEER TOWNSHIP, S. C , Dec 1G, '93.
Yesterday Mr. Hiott preached his farewell
sermon at Bethel as its pastor. He took his
text from Exodus, 14, 15, and his subject was
i:go forward." His sermon WHS a comparison
between (he Israelites leaving Egypt and
travelling to the promised land and thesinner
leaving the world behind ?nd becoming a
After the sermon he gave a feeling farewell
talk to the congregation in which he said it
seemed incredible that he could have been
drawn out to so roany people in s-> short a
time as he has been to the people of this
community during the one "short year of his
stay amongst us, and also that be Iud never
lived among a people who bad been as kind.
No onfe, either among the church members or
among those not church members, bad ever
been unkind and many of his neighbors bad
been especially kind.
The byran ''Blest be the tie that binds" was
sung and the congregation gave a sad farewell
handshake to Mr. Hiott as pastor of Bethel
After the services were concluded, a busi?
ness meeting of tbe church was held, during
which resolutions (offered by Mr Whitfield
Wells) were passed expressing kind feelings
for Mr. Hiott and his family and wishing
them well in their new home, where they will
be next year.
As stated ia this correspondence last week,
the ordination of Mr. Willie Kolb as a deacon
of Bethel Church took place last Saturday.
His brother Robert was formerly a deacon of
this Church and is now deacon at the Calvary
Church in northen Clarendon.
The teachers who have charge of the free
schools in Privateer Township are : Whites,
Misses Manette McCutchen, Laura Key, Carrie
Cain, Helen Cain, Una Wells and Mannie
Spann : Colored, Bertha Sasportes, Eliza J.
Green, Maud Cbavis, Henrietta B. Green and
Among the pleasant features of Christmas
week will be charades and tableaux, which
will take place next Monday eight, Dec. 25,
at Miss Calley Wells's under the auspices of
the Amusement Club. This will be some?
thing new for old Privaterr and the occasion
promises to be one of much interest .^nd
pleasure. The proceeds of the evening
will be for the church and an admittance fte
of 25 cents for grown people and 10 cents for
children under twelve j ears of age, will be
Miss Ruth Wells is visiting on Ed ?ste
Messrs. Bradham & Cole have a saw mill
on the Wilson & Summerton Railroad (old
C. S. A N ) on Mr. David Wells's place.
Thej have cut a good deal of railroad lura
ber, also lumber for othrr orders. These
gentlemen expect to start a saw mill at Packs
ville thi8week, at which place they bave three
gins and a rice mill ; tho latter will be ope?
rated there until tbe 24th, when it will be mov?
ed to Manning.
Mr. Harley Welch killed four bogs recent?
ly, wbicb were eleven months old and ave?
raged 205 pounds,
Last week Mr. Henry Pritchard caught a
coon io Bush Bay which weighed e even
pounds. The average weight of ibis animal
is seven or eight pounds, and this was a large
Tbe Rev. P. J Cbavis, who, it was an?
nounced in Friday's News and Courier, was
to preach the missionary sermon at the An?
nual Conference of the A. M. E.-Church in
session in Charleston, was formerly of this I
township and belongs to the Redbone rece.
A lew years ago be was a delegate from
South Carolina to the Quadrennial Session !
of the A. M. E. Church, which met in the j
city of Philadelphia. Among hie brothers j
in this township is Lorenzo D. Chavis, who ;
is also a minister of tbe A M. E Church, j
An interesting marriage occurred awong j
the negroes in this immediate section last j
week. The bride was a great grand-daugri- I
ter ot Jim Divine, an aged, well known and \
verv remarkable negro of Privateer Town- ;
ship. McD. F. j
WALTERBORO, S. C., Dec. 16.-W.
R Ackerman, Frank Jenny. Frank
Stanley, Frank Brant, A. M. Kearse,
Preston Hiers and J J. Folk.for whom
warrants bad been issued for the lynch?
ing of Isom Kearse and his mother,
came in and surrendered themselves to 1
Sheriff Black to-day
The details of this lynching have
been greatly exaggerated and the de- j
fendants will be able to put up an indis- ?
putable defense in answer to their j
- ? I I wwi -
For a select line of holiday gifts at lower
prices than elsewhere, go to H. G. ?stren & j
Co. All we ask is an inspection of goods ;
and comparison of prices.
The novel, entitled "The Hand of Fate,"
! by Miss Kate Lilly Blue, of Marion, S. C., is
; for sale by H G. Osteen & Co.
Two Live? Saved.
; Mrs. Phoebe Thomas, of Junction City, 111
j wa? told by her doctors she had Consumption
j and that there was no hope for her, but two
i bottles Dr. King's New Discovery completely
cureil her and she says it saved her life. Mr.
Tho*. Eggers, 139 Florida St. San Francisco,
suffered from a dreadful cold, approaching
Cons>uinpti?>n, tried without result everything
I else then bought une bottle of Dr. Kiig's New
i Discovery and in two weeks was cured. He is
, naturally thankful, lt is such results ?.]
i which these aro .simples. that prove toe
wondcifu! tfSca y <.:' this medicine in Conans
; and Collis Free I ria I Dollies at .'. F IV
j DeLorme's Drug Store. Regular size 50c an
fci 00. ?
IN GREAT VARIETY
, Ladies, Gentlemen ai Gita.
Ladies' Pocke*. Hooks-newest and best
thir.t: out. Ask tor them.
Prescriptions carefully compounded day or
j night. Jack-Frost-Lotion - nothing better
for chapped banes.
J. S. H?GHS?N & CO.,
Monaghan Block, Main Street.
WEDGEXILD, Dec. 18, 1893.
We regret for two reason? that we should
hare been laboring under a ni 'sapprrhrnaion
when we wrote last week regarding Rev.
Mr. Hiott. First, because weare io lose him,
and second, bec-tuse we should have reported
a mistake. .\3r. Hiott preached his last ser?
mon here last Sunday night. He having ac?
cepted a call elsewhere. He carnes with him
our be?t wishes.
Tobacco Planter's Figures
For the benefit of those who are investigat?
ing tobacco HS it nioner crop, we have ob?
tained from three farmers who have sold their
tobacco at the Sumter Tobacco Warehouse,
the following figures :
T. G. Gamble, Shiloh -Planted 3? ?cres,
from which 4,765 pounds were made. This
sold for $886.35, and Mr. Gamble also re?
ceived in premiums $40. For fertilizer? he
paid S35. and tor curing $10.
D. N. Gamble.-Planted 3 acres and sold
bis tobacco for $515. For fertilizers and
curing he paid $27.
J M. Player, Sardinia.-Painted 5 acres,
received $655 for his crop, and paid $80 for
It ia not hard to decide between cotton, or
any other crop, and figures like the above.
Taking the average of the three ram, and
leaving out the premiums, it will be seen that
about $160 per acre werr cleared, above the
cost of fertilizers and curiog.
FIGURES WON'T LIE.
And They Prove That There is
Money io Tobacco.
We have been looking over the sales of
tobacco of Mr T G Gamble, of ?be Pud?
ding Swamp section, this year This is Mr.
Gamble's first year. He planted 3j acres.
He gathered and cured 4,765 1 ns of tobacco,
for which he received $886 35 net (that id
free of warehouse charge? and commissions).
This is nearly aa average of 21 cent9 per pound.
Who sa}s there is not money in tobacco?
We would advise all of our farmers, whose
lands are suitable, to plant a little tobacco
the coming year
With the exception of 300 Ibas., all of Mr.
Gamble's tobacco was sold at the Sumter
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DesiraMe Itel Me for Sale.
AVERY DESIRABLE LOT at Effing?
ham, Florence County, coctainining 4
?cres, lying adjacent to the depot at Effing?
ham, on the N. E. R R , hounded on ali
sides now or formerly by lands of estate of
John M. Tim mons, deceased.
ATRACT OF 250 ACRES, situate about
3 miles from Effingham, bounded by
Lynch's Creek, the public road and land now
or forrrly of Jesse James. The last named
tract of land well timbered, and admirably
adapted for planting and pasturage. Terras
easy. Apply to
PURDY & REYNOLDS,
Attorneys at Law,
Oct. 30. Sumter, S. C.
CteoFLfllpl. 64 A. F. M.
THE REGULAR MONTHLY COMMU?
NICATION of Claremont Lodge, No.
64, A. F. M.. will be hold on Thursday
Evening, December 2Cth. nt Tip. m. Brethren
will t?ke due notice ami govern themselves
The annual eiection of officers will be held,
and members must come prepared to pay
By order, A. C. PHELPS, W. M.
H.C. .MOSES, Secretary.
ADVERTISEMENTS of five lines or less
will be inserted under this head for 25
cents for each insertion. Additional lines
5 cents per line.
FOR RENT-Seven Room House on corner
of ("burch and Republican-Streets, also
hive ?oora Cottage, next door to same,
facinir on Church Street. Apply to Dr. J.
C. Spann or L S. Carson, at SimoodsNation?
al Bank. Dec. 18.
g FOR A
I X'MAS GIFT?
IS THE PUZZLING-' QUESTION.
Allow us to assist you in solving the
question by showing you
the large number of
Appropriate and Useful
Articles we have in Stock
for the Purpose.
FOR YOUR FATHER
A warm Overcoat, a splendid Suit, a nice Mackintosh, Linen
Handkerchiefs, Woolen or Kid Fleece-lined Gloves, a stylish
Hat, a serviceable pair of Shoes, etc.
FOR YOUR MOTHER
A nice DresR, a handsome Cloak, a stylish Cape, a Feather
Boa, a pair of Fine Blankets, an elegant Table Scarf, a neat
For Your Sister or Some Other Fellow's
Sister, or Your Best Girl
We have a special line of Fancy Glove and Handkerchief
Cases which with a few Gloves and Hemstitched and Em?
broidered Handkerchiefs, make a very pretty and useful pr??
sent, also Manicure Sets, Toilet Sets in elegant Plush Cases,
Fine Bottles of Perfumery, boxes of Fine Stationery, Sterling
Silver Belt Buckles, Book Marks, etc., Silver mounted Leather
Card Cases and Pocket Books. Parasols, (a new line just re?
For Your Brother or Particular Friend
Silk Handkerchiefs, Silk Mufflers, Silk Ties, Silk Umbrellas,
Umbrellas and'Canes with handles to match, Solid Silver Sleeve
Buttons, (link and plain! Lodge Badges-Masonic, Iv. of P ,
Woodmen of the World! J. 0 U. A. ll , Pearl Link Buttons,
latest novelty, Traveling Hag. Corduroy or Silk Vests, thc
latest fad for young men.
For the Child:311
Reefer Soils. Cape Overcoats, Corduroy and Leather Leg?
gings (thc newest thing for children), Caps, Dolls, kc.
J. Corner, Main and Liberty Sis,
MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN
can always find prize shoes in
our stock. There's nothing
gained by wearing inferior foot?
wear. ?o one ever saves mon?
ey by doing so. There isnt
enongh wear in a poor shoe to
make it worth while to wear it.
Attempting to make a poor
shoe pass for a good one is like
trying to make a quarter pass
for a dollar ; it can't be done.
Our shoes are up to date in
style, handsome in shape, and
appearance, first class in quali?
ty, and low r price. As good
a shoe as ours would cost you
more anywhere else.
Come and see for yourself.
WALSH & SHAW.
BEAUTY HATH CHARMS
and all the charms which beau?
ty likes best to don are shown,
in our grand display of fash?
ionable jewelry for this season.
Jewels like these would en?
hance the charms of the most
fascinating belle, and surely no
fair one would despise such
brilliant aids to her beauty.
Like personal loveliness, they
conquer admiration on sight :
they score new victories at ev?
ery inspection. Those who
j look over our stock do not
willingly stop with examina?
tion. Beauty may now be
made easily irresistible by a
few judicious purchases from
our display of up to ?ate jew?
L. W. FOLSOM,
Jeweler and Optician,
SIGN OF THE MG WATCH,
i Chamber-Jain's Isyo and Skin Ointment
j J s unequalled for Eczema, Tetter, Salt
i Rheum, iSca!;l Head, ix>re tipples, Chapped
j Hands, Itching Piles, Burns, Frost Bit2i,
! Chronic Sore lives and Granulated Eve Lids
I For sale by druggists at 20 cents per box.
j For putting a horse in a line healthy con
j dition try Dr. Cady's Condition Powders.
! They tone up the system, aid digestion, cure
I loss of appetite, relieve constipation, correct
kidney disorders and destroy worms, giving
new life to an old or over-worked horse. 25
cents per package. For sale by druggists.
Forsale in Sumter by Dr. A. J. China.
GUARANTEED IN WRITING. Stu?
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[a?t month. Address at once GEORGIA
BUS. COLLEGE, Macon Ga.
Estate o? Lucinda Cou vers, Dec'<L
IWILL APPLY to the Judge of Probate
of Sumter County on Dec. 20, 1895,
tor a Fina' Dischargeas Adm'r of aforesaid
estate. GEORGE MARTIN,
November 20, 1895-4t. Adm.
HARB Y f C?7,
Cotton Storage Warehouse
UP-TOWN OFFICE :
COURT HOUSE SQUARE,
500 Tons ?mmoniated Guano
500 Tons Acid Phosphate.
500 Tons German Kaimt
COTTON' SEED M KAL, AND MEAT SALT
FUR SA LE.
GET OUR PRICES.
Wc keep c.' hand :; full line cr heavy
FEED AND SEED OATS.
DRY SALT MEATS,
LARD, M KAL. GRIST,
FLOUR, SUGAR, RICK. J
COFFEE, PC'TTEP 1
MEATS. &c., 4c.
^i*"" Correspondence solicited.