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Tmt SUMTES. WATCHMAN, lUtmbl?aued April, 1850?
fesolMated Aug. 2,1881.
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Be Just and Fear not-Let all the Ends thou Aims't at, be thy Country's, thy God's and .Truth's."
THB TB CB SOUTHRON, Established June l*&
SUMTER. S. C.. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 2.1901.
New Series-Toi. XXI. So, 9
.Hie One? * General:' Rosecrans Once
- ^Offered, to a Friend,
One of^the stories told by old em?
ployees in^the treasury ' department at
Washington is of the time when Gen?
eral Rosecrans was register. The gen
- eral never smoked and'knew nothing
^bontcigars. He determined, however,
to h?ve a box of-good^cigars handy for
gfche benefit of friends who might drop
into the register's office. The general
accordingly purchased a bos of expen?
sive cigars, put them in a drawer and
forgot all about them for some time. .
Then, one day, when a^fdend was call^
ling, the%eneral remembered- the cigars"
-an<i brought them ?Out |
j| -"I fa^v^othing^-alwut eigars/'^saidh
R?secr?ns,~ Timt .1 am told that these
are very fine."
His frien^hgj^ed aj^gar, and a look !
;of pain and-?orrof l^a??^ overspread ]
'his-lacel He tried'to3?nceai Iiis feelr
Tings' and puffed m?nfully at the cigar j
: for'.^veral seconds: Then ^secrans,
noticing that he was growing pale, ask?
ed what was the trouble.
. ''General" said the visitor, "I don't
want to be ungrateful; but I'm afraid
ifs this cigar/'
v .^mppssib?er exclaimed Rosecrans.
"Why, when I bought them I was told
that they were the finest cigars on the
"WeH, general, you were deceived.
The: cigar tastes and smells exactly as
if tt. were made of camphor/*
"Camphor !** stammered Rosecrans,
looking chapfallen. "Why, I never
thought; but perhaps camphor does in?
juree cigar.* ; And, reaching into the
drawer,-he brought to view several gar?
ments ?lled with camphor balls. "Do
you suppose that can be the trouble?''*
SOME WISE DON HTS.
Don't confound hauteur with dignity
:or repose with stupidity.
-'. ??nlt, liow^ ^roar*' or "explode,''
To laugh heartily ls better. -
Don't pose* Affectation - is a bar to
respect, let alone confidence.,
Don't groan, over, the wickednes& of
the world, but mend your own.
/ ;Dbnt boast. The;.!flliterate..and the
serf conscious are thus made manifest.
-Don't use, superlatives. Few things
require tfcenvand they^ weaken descrip?
Dou't. preach unless you have prac?
ticed. Deeds are tremendously con?
. Tion^t tbJnk a. foieigner can compre
bend you any better if you shout into
" Dotft forget that politeness is the
foster sister of diplomacy and an es?
Dont appraise a~ book at another's
valuation. ' Critics' are not censors ab?
solute.-St Louis Post-Dispatch.
A Bird Wita Four Feet.
This little, creature, still to be found
in South. America, is a relic of bygone
ages. It is known as the crested boatzin,
and the adult bird ls about as big as a
' The young birds, when hatched, have
four legs, the front pair being reptilian
in character, andbavestrongyclaws.. As
they grow older these claws fall off.
the legs becomer fattened, feathers
grow on them, and they develop into
These nestlings are the nearest ap?
proach to a reptile that can be found
among birds, and they can climb and
dive and swim with great facility.
A Lincty Imitation*
Marshal Gourko, 'the famous Russian
general, was a terrible autocrat On
one occasion an impersonator of cele?
brated men was performing at a thea?
ter in Odessa. One evening he received
a mysterious message, which read:
"Study General Gourko." In Russia it
ls better not to inquire into matters
that one does not understand, and so
the artist spent an hour in privately
impersonating the autocratic Russian.
Just as the evening performance was
about to commence an order of arrest
signed by Gourko was presented to the
impersonator, and without explanation
he was led through the streets to the
marshal's palace and into an apartment
where the terrible man was seated
"They tell me that you impersonate cel?
ebrated men," he roared. "Imperson?
Giving a hasty look at Gourko, the
performer turned to the mirror to,
"make up?** It was an anxious time,
for if the -marshal should take excep?
tion to the representation he bad un?
limited power to inflict punishment.
The impersonator dragged himself to?
gether and turned to the marshal a copy
if his own face and overbearing man?
ner. Gourko burst into a roar of laugh?
ter, and the dangerous moment was
When the World Will Be :Fu|l.
If we apply to the future growth of
the world's population the rate of In?
crease that obtained during the nine?
teenth century-one person per hon
? dred per year-we obtain the following
i Millions of No. of persons to
r . persona. one square mile.
1 ?00................ X*? or... 81
t 2000............ 4.32S or.. 83
[ 2100...,. 11.706 or.. 225
?200................ 81.602- or. 609
2250.. 52,073 or.1,001
As there are 52,000,000 square miles
of land on the earth, and as we are to
consider 1.000 persons to each square
mile as the equivalent of the world's
being full, it follows that we want a
world population of 52,000,000,000 of
persons to fulfill this condition.
A glance at the above statement of
growth in the world's population shows
that the necessary growth from 1,600.
000,000 in the year 1900 to the 52.000,
000,000 of persons wanted for our pur?
pose will eventuate in the year 2250, al
ost ,350 years ahead of the present
e. when, as the illustration suggests,
be necessary to bang out a no
o the effect tbafrtbe world.
.Cases of Queer Revenge.
In England, where men hare more
time for everything, including revenge,
some queer methods of playing even;
have come inte the courts.
Albert Bewdley of Leeds had a dog
that howle<l*at night. A naturalist next
door did not like it. but had no legal
One day ants cf the minute red vari?
ety began to overrun Bewdley*s house.
Nothing ' that could be done headed
them off. They grew worse and worse.
He had made uj> his mind to break his
lease and move when one night he
heard a "noise in his dining room. Slip?
ping down, he found the naturalist
emptying a bag of ants on the floor.
In court th? naturalist paid damages,
birt he did it smilingly..
bowley, the late English violinist,
was nard to beat on his perseverance
against one who had incurred his ill
Rowley had a quarrel with a horse
dealer named Brant . It was a trivial
^matter, but Rowley took the nest house
to Brant, set np a piano, bought a cor
net and proceeded to make insomnia
After one or two assault cases In
court Brant moved. Rowley bought
ont the next door neighbor and follow
red with piano and cornet Brant went
?to law? but found he could do nothing.
Failing, he took a detached house. Then
Rowley hired brass bands and organs
j and assailed him. This was actionable,
and Rowley paid ?1,000 for his revenge.
The Golfer's Pun.
At a recent auction sale one of the
paintings had for a subject a gayly at?
tired golf girl making a long drive. The
bidding on this opened very brisk-$60,
$65, $70 and finally $72.
"Seventy-two, two, two, two!" cried
"Fore!" shouted some one in the
With the exception of the golfer in
I the front row, who immediately "duck?
ed," the joke passed unnoticed.
"Four," repeated the auctioneer. "Do
j I hear five?"
He did not hear "five," and a cold
sweat broke out,on the brow of the
last bidder as now, for the first time^
the possibility of having to ?; buy that
picture occurred to him.,... Seventy-four _
dollars for making a pun! He made a
solemn vow then and there that he
would never attempt another as with a
sickly grin he thought of unpaid bills.
The attendant was standing at his el- '
bow; the auctioneer had raised his
The ordeal was past The auction
proceeded, with the crowd unaware
that the punster had received proper
For the benefit of those who do not
play golf, a diagram of the pun is fur?
nished "Fore" is the warning shouted
by the player when about, to drive.
New York Mail and Express.
HI? Tnlncfcy Day.
Even the least superstitious are often
struck by the misfortunes which at
! tend some persons on certain dates. A
large finn in the city, has in its employ
a living instance of the fact On June
12 an employee lost his left arm by
coming : in. contact with 'machinery.
The accident disabled him for his then
employment and he was given that of
a messenger. On another June-12'ha
was run over in the Strand while on
an errand-result a broken leg. The
next accident was a fall on the stairs
in the firm's buildings, again June 12;
the right arm broken this time. The
fourth mishap on another anniversary
broke three ribs. The firm took the
case into" consideration and issued an
order that in future the employee was
to take a holiday oh that date, an order
? with "which he bas now complied for
several years.-London Chronicle.
Why She Wanted to Know.
"Is this Hazel street?" asked a young
woman In one of the back seats of an
East Tenth street car who was parry?
ing a diminutive poodle dog under hei
"No, madam," said the conductor. "1
will tell you when we come to it"
! Later on she repeated the question,
and the conductor answered, with some
show of Impatience. Finally when
Hazel street was reached, he rang, and
the car came to a stop. "This is Hazel
street" said the conductor.
"Oh, 1 don't want tb get off at that
street 1 only wanted to know where
it was. I go to the end of the line."
Then as the car started again she
looked down at the pug and said in
tones of extreme affection, "There,
dearie, there's where your muddy
"What are you staring at Nellie?"
"Oh, please, ma'am, with your hair
like that and your diamonds you do
look so like Lady Plantagenet Ging?
ham that I was own maid to! Are you
any relation, ma'am?"
"No-at least no near relation. Bat
you can have that pink silk shirt waist
of mine. Nellie."-Life.
He Was Accommodated.
A conjuror was performing before a
rough and ready audience in ODe of the
prohibition states of America, accord?
ing to an English paper. "I am now
about to undertake a feat" said he, "tn
which I shall need the use of a pint
flask of whisky." There was a dead
silence. "Will some gentleman in the
audience favor me with a pint of whis?
ky?" There was no response, and the
conjuror began to look blank. "Sure?
ly," he continued, "in a southeastern
prohibition town I ought not to have to
ask a second time for such a thing. I
give my word I will return it intact
Is there no"
"Stranger." said a tall, gaunt man
as he rose slowly from a front seat
"wouldn't a quart flask do as well?"
"Why. certainly! I merely"
But before he cotnd finish the gen?
erous, open handed audience had risen
neuman and wore bn their, way to
have no effect oa MarVaA g+?/TM
harness treated M g/if F J* ?1*
with Eureka Har-#_t/*?^Jg/TT
ness Oil. It re- ~. V
sis? the damp, j?w \ -< y, x
keeps the leath- M M OlrS^C^
do not break. \ ~ \ VA V \ . '
and cat. The M??, \" \\\
harness not -JsPtVx V\ \ \ \ .
only keeps" \ X V
looking like ^VfK ?A '* \ ^^T^
as long by the
ase of Eureka
Harness Oil. X
' all sizes.
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Original ac? genuine- Alway? reliable and
safe. Ladies: Always ask fer Dr Best's
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They never fail and never injure. Mailed to
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Gentlemen, get the new, novel discovery,
Cares Gonorrhoea and Gleet io 1 to 4 days
i Its action is magical, Prevents stricta re Ail
complete To -ba carried in vest pocket.
Sure preventative. Seot by mail in plain
package, prepaid, on receipt of price. $1
per box; 3 for $2 50. For sile in Snmter by
JFW DeLorme. 5
TIME TABLE KO 4
In Effect Sunday, July 21,1901
BETWEEN WILSONS MILL ANO SUMTER
2 30 Lv
5 45 Ar
Daily ex San day
r 12 3)
.' ll 56"
. 110 15
? 9 27
Ly a io
.BETWEEN MILLARD AND ST PABL
p x A x
3 40 10 15
3 45 10 25
Daily ex Sudd&y
Lv Millard Ar
Ar St Pani Lv ;
TO'45 4 CO
1035 3 50
- BETWEEN SUMTER AND CAMDEN
69 71 Mixed 68 70
?H . A H Daily ex Sunday p H~;> ?
5 30 10 00 Lv Snmter Ar 4 20 9 00
5 32 10 02 N Junction 4 13 8 58
5:5-7 10 22 : . Dalaeil 3 50 8 25
SJ5 10 32 Borden 3 25 8 00
6 40 10 59 Remberts : 3 05 7 40
6 55 10*5 . E?lerbe? : ' 2 55 730
7 15 ll 20 Son Ry Junction 2 40 7 10
7 25 ll 30 Ar Camden Lv 2 30 7 00
PH AH (S C k G Ex Depo?) PH AH?
THOS. WILSON Prudent
^ortE-Eastern it R, of S; C
TRAINS GOING SOUTH
ian 14, 1901
TRAINS GOING NORTH
.Daily, featly except Sunday
No. 52 runs through to Columbia ria Cen
ral R. R. of S. 0.
Train3 Nos. 78 and 32 run via Wilson ano
fayetteville-Short Line-and make dost
:onnection for all points North.
T-ains on C. * D. R. R. leave Florence
lwirv except Sunday 9 50 a rn, arr ve Darling?
ton 0 15 a m, Eartsville 9 15 a zn, Cheraw
ll 30 a rn, Wadesboro 2 25 p m. Leavf
florence daily except Sunday 7 55 p rn, ar?
rive Darlington S 20 p m, Benuettsville 9 Vt
? n, Gibson 9 45 p m. Leave Florence
Sunday only 9 30 am. arrive Dariingtor
10 05 a m
Leave Gibson daily except Sunday 6 0C
i m, Ben netts ville 7 00 a m, arrive Darling
ton 8 00 a ct, lea v.; Darlington 8 50 a rn, ar
rive Florence 9 15 am. Les ve Wadesborc
iaily except Sunday 3 00 p rn, Cheraw 4 4!
pm, Hartsville 7 00 a m, Darlington 6 2:
p rn, arrive Florence 7 00 p m. Leave Dar
iingtcn 8unday only 8 50 a m, arrive Flo
ence 9 15am
r. R KENLEY, JNO. F. DIVINE.
Geg'l Manager. Gen'I Sup'
H. M. EMERSON, Traffic Manager.
T. U . EMERSON. G?n'I Pass. Acent
of Mi C
ID effect January 13th, 1901.
Lv Darlington Ar 8 15
Lv Elliott Ar 7 50
Ar Sumter Lv 8 50
Lv Sumter Ar
Ar Creston Lv
Lv Creston Ar 3 50
Ar PregnaliB Lv 10 00
?Daily. tDftiiy except buBday.
Trains 32 and 35 carry through Pullman
Palace Buffet Sleeping Cars between Ne?
York and Macon via Augusta.
T M EMERSON, H M EMERSON,
Condensed Schedule ia Effect July 1,1&01.
520p! 7 OOajLv... Charleston ...Ar ll 15a 730p
603p: 7 41a| "f.. Sommerville.. 14 10 32a 642p
725p- S55a! " ...Branchville... " 9 00a 5lop
S10p1 9 2?a? ".....Oran?rebiir-r... " 8 3la? 442p
9G3r> 10 2r?a! ?* .... Kmgv?ie." 7 45a! 346p
9 50pll 00a! Ar... .Columbia_Lv
7 00a! 400p
52op: 7 0?a
7 25p 915a
817p 9 52a
938p ll 10a
Lv... Charleston ...Ar il 15a! 730p
" ...Branchville... '* j 850a 5lop
" ....Bamberg .... " 827a 450p
"....Denmark...." 813a 430?
" ....Blackville." 8 00a? 41So
".Aiken....:. " ! 703a? 316p
Ar. Augusta and Lv " I 6 20a' '2 30?
NOTE: In addition to the above service
trains Nos. 15 and 16 run daily between Charles?
ton and Columbia, carrying'elegant Pullman
sleeping cars. No. 15 leave Charleston ll *00 p.
m. ; arrive Asheville 2 .-00 p. m. No. 16 leave
Columbia 1:35 a. m."; arrive Charleston 7:00 a.
m. Sleeping cars ready for occupancy at 9:30
p. m. both at Charleston and Columbia. These
trains make close connections at Columbia
with through trains between Florida points
and Washington and the east. Trains Nos. 13
and 14 carryElegant Pullman Parlor Cars be?
tween Charleston, Summerville and Asheville.
Ex. |Sun. ?Ex.
Sun. only Sun.
Ar. S anders ville.
530a1 340pt 310p
540a 350pl 323p
900a| 710p| 830p
12 30a 1225p
3 40a 326p
Atlanta and Beyond.
700a 520p ......
U59a 10SOp ......
Il OOp 520a 51-5p
5 45a 9 45ajl085p
** Cincinnati. *".-...
" St. Louis...
Ax, Memphis. (viaChatt)... J_..|, 710p(.8vl0a
To Athoville-Ciiiciiinati-Loaij ville.
Lv. Columbia (Union Depot)
" louisville (via JelHco)
To Washington and the East.
, "" Columbia. .
Ar. Danville.! 12 51a
Ar. Washington.f 7 35a 900p
" Baltimore Pa. E. B.9i2all25o
" Philadelphia..U 35a 256a
" New York.U....:\ 203p 613a
Sleeping Car Line between Charleston and
Atlanta, via Augusta, making connections at
Atlanta for all points North and West.
Connections at Columbia with throuph trains
for Washington and the East ; alsoforJackson
ville and all Florida Points. ~
FRANK S. GANNON, J. M. CULP,
Third V-P. & Gen. Mgr. T. M., Washington.
ROBT, W. HUNT,
Div. Pass. Agt.,
Charleston, S. C.
S. H. HARDWICK, W. H. TAYLOE,
Q. P. A., Washington. A. G. P. A.. Atlanta.
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rt ILSINGTON, - COLUMBIA ?ND A
Dated April 8t 1901
TRAILS 'ortHAt* ?crU ia
Arrive Columbia ?
?o. &c f?o.
p.m. a. to.
?8 00 ?3 CO
9 15 4 02
9 15 *8 23
IC .40- 10 56
iso. D2 runs through from'Chariestc*? > t
Jentrai R;B , leaving Charleatbr 6.25 ?. ai
^anea 8 02 a na. Manning 8 50 a tri -
~ TRAINS GOING NOETB ~~
Ko. 84 No.-5c
?. m.. - p. m.
*6 40 ?3 JO;
.8 05 4 ?3
?. m p. m
8 C3 ?6 24
9 20 7 35
Leave If arion
. ?Daily. fDaily excep* Sundav.
'Mo. 63rune through to Charleston, S. ?
/ia Central R. R., arriving Kanmng 6 04'p
n ,Lanes 6.43 p in, Charleston 8:30 p^o?^t: -:
Traine on Conway Branch leave Chad bourn :
ll 60 a tn, arriveCon way 1 30 p rn , retur n
lng- leave "Conway 3 40 'pm, aruve Chad
bourn 5 20 p mt leave'Cbadbonrn 6 35 p ni
arrive Elrod 8.10 p m, retormnc ?eavt^Ktrod
8 40 a m, arrive Caadbourn ll 2 , a m Dall
except Sunday. *
J. R. KENIAT, Gen* ? Manager
T. li; EMERSON, Traffic Manager^'
3. M. R v RRSOW Gan'l Paw Agen
teni! 1 ? (?iy
Schedule No. 4-lu effect 12.01 a. m., 8ur
?' June :15, 1901. :Uk ;
Otmcl?n 8. C.. ?nd Bltcksbarg, 8. C
>_:_I_:_? _ ?? -
Reed up .
Read, ? o wo
?35 33 'Eastern-time. 32 ?34?
?rn pm STATIONS. po pm
8 20 12 50 JOamden 12^25 5% :
8 50 1 15 Dekalb 12^02 410
920 127 Westville* 1150 '4 30
1050 2 00 i?ersb?w ll 3$ 430
1120 212 fit?tb Springt It 20 3?5
12 20 2 37 , Lenc?eter 1055 213*
12 40 2 50 Rivereide 10 40 S 00
2 30 3 10 Catawba Junction 10 20 133
4 00 340. Rock Hill 10 00 1*00
4 45 4 02 - Tinmb 9 30 JW.
5 20 4 18 Yorkville "915 8 50
6 45 434 Sharoo ... 9 00 S15
6 05 4 60 Hickory. Grove 84$ 7 50
6 20 5 00 Smyrna : 8 35:. 7 30 ,
650 5 26 Blacksburg 815 7 CO
'pm pm am; am
Biaokebtrrg. 8. 0-, end Merion, NQ
. 1 00
5 25 Blacksbarg
5 49 .Saris
5 49 Patterson Spring?
6 21 Latt?more
6 30 Jloore?ooro.
6.41 . B?nc?ett?\ ;"j
6 59 Forest City V
750 Thermal City
8 30' Marion 1
6 05 .
Rp?d down Read up
15 J 13 I STATIONS
pm am am pm
5 30 6 00 Blacksburg 7 50 7 20
610 6 40 Gaffney 710 6 40
pm a ra ?rn |.B
.Deny except Sunday.
% 20 minute? for dinner.
. Trains Noe 32 and 33 are operated daily4 ?'
Tra?na Nos 23,35, ll, 12,13.14,15 and 16
are eperated daily except Sunday..
At Camden with Southern Ry ;'S ? . L and
A* C Line.
At Lancaster with L A C R R.*
At Catawba Jet with Seaboard Air Lia?.
A* Rock Hill with Southern Railway.
At Yorkville with Carolina ? $ ortk-Wee*
At Black?burg with Sinthern Railway.
At Shelby and Ku tb erf ord ton with SAL.
At Marion with Southern Railway.
SAMUEL HUNT, Prerdtnt
S. TRIPP, Superintendent.
E. H. SHAW, Gan'' Paeten?*r Ar*?t*
Wilmiogtoo, N. C., Joly 21st, 1901.
Ciiarleston and ColnmMa and ?ppr
lo Effect Jan'y
13th, 190* i
Lv Charleston, SC
Lv Lanes, SC
Lv Sumter, S C
Ar Columbia, S C
Ar Prosperity, SO
Ar Newberry, S C
Ar Clinton, S C
Ar Laurene, 8 C
Ar Greenville, SC
Ar Soartanbnrff, SC
Ar 4 33
Lv 3 0O
1 2 ?
13 3 M
Winosboro, S C
Ar Hendersoviile, N C Lv
Ar Asheville, M C LT
.Daily. . V^
Nos 62 and 53 solid traine between Charles
ton and Greenville, SO. '
H M Emerton,