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Prof. L K Hamberlin, of Vander-J
bilt University, aged 41, a native of
Clinton, Miss., died after a long illness
last Thursday.
The German Lutheran synodial conference
of America will meet at Milwaukee
-July 23. This will bo the
greatest Lutheran conference ever j
held in this country.
The Educational conference at
Athens, Ga., was attended by a large
number of teachers. The Ogden
party left Saturday night for Calhoun,
Ala., where they will visit a colored
school. They will chen visit Montgomery,
Auburn and Tuskegee.
Capt. Charles E. Clark, commander
of the Oregon when it made the
famous run during the Spanish war,
was appointed to represent this country
at the coronation of King Edward,
lie is forced to decline the appointment
on account of want of money.
He i3 dependent on his salary, which
is not sufficient for him to make the
fin to Europe.
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Wellington, April 2." ?Senator
Money w?s today planed
on iDforuittt.ot) tiled by Aruiv. . .....
er. the conductor who charged the
senator with assaulting liim during
the disturbance iu S'laner's car yesterday.
Senator Money, Shaner and
Foreman Ifooper, of the tire depart
raent, who assisted Shatter yesterday
appeared in police court today. Tht
trial is set fur Thursday next.
The senator got in a great rag<
when a street car conductor demand
ed his fure when he was entitled to i
transfer ticket. In his hurry to ge
to a depot he did not have time to gt
the transfer. H" got into a"scrire
mage" with the coLductor. drew hi
knife and was going to make minc<
meat of hint. The conductor got o
? 1
with a slight cut on t-lie nanu.
The Washington l'ost Fays:
"Senator Tillman pronounces tl
word 'gyrate* as if the g' was liar
He says 'guy rate.' So does Senut
Foraker. When the pronuncintii
fell upon the ears of Senator Ho
the other day. he shrugged his shot
tiers. He is a stickler for corre
English, and it was remarkable th
l.e did not exp ess in the open sent)
his sorrow at hearing a word mispi
uounced. "It is 'ji-rate,' he Sf
later, when some one asked h
about the wed. 'But,' he add*
'I haven't the time to play scho
muster iiere.' "
J town this way ro one has e'
held up the Senior Senator as a put
in the use of English. He is said
be competent authority on Sot
Carolina cuss words and he ne
fails to put the emphasis where it
longs.
'
New Lot |
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msersi
HIS WEEK ( ij:
r j cr>?v. f
iey ri|> anywheri^jVXl"
it. Wear them iA? \
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:her kind. A
F* \j
lies jl:
i fine line of Wajsh I
ones we have evter I; 61
sizes, well made, and 2 t\ ti
' r j I
>uy the material arid jj jr
ley come in Linen$, jj\L
awns, and Mercerized 3 2 j81
r ^1 j hi
seen our new Beltsf
How about a Paraf S j
are all new. Can give Sje(
1 as low as 98c. ^
LILES p
an Square 1 *
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Last Friday afternoon Columbia
had a heavy rain and hail storm
The precipitation was an inch in 1"> ^
minutes. ^
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When Tillman wasgiving faint and ^
qualified praise to General Hampton j
at Manning last week, one cannot foi ^
get how he. Hampton, was made to
take his scat at a public meeting |
in 1S92 we believe. No one encouraged
that act more than Tillman
and no one rejoiced more in
Hampton's defeat. Praise from such
a man comes in bad grace.
The reunion of Confederate Veterans
at Dallas was the largest ever
held. It looked as if there were more
soldiers there than wps in Lee's army
at the surrender. Everything passed
off well. The citizens of Dallas took
the best care possible of the crowd.
General J. B. Gordan was again elected
Commander-in-Chief and New Or
leans was chosen as me UCAI piate v< |
meeting. The only deaths among
the visitors were A. V. Winters, of
Macon, Ga., and another man. Winters
died of heart failure on the way
land the other man fell from the platf.v
.tile the train was moving.
t
> A dispatch was sent out from AuI
gustn xast Saturday stating that the
. cotton mill strike might be settled
, soon and the mills started again. The
5 condition is as follows: The operatives
in the King mill struck for an
i advance of wages. The managers of
the other mills closed down although
a their hands were willing to continue
f
work at the prices prevailing. Many
^ hands have left the King mill. Or
* the South Carolina side some hav<
8 ! left and others have secured tempo'*
j rary work at something else. Tin
unemployed put in their time fishing
Money is sent to the strikers by th<
; general Federation of Labor Unions.
.
"The Mormons are not nearly s
nr bad as they are represented," say
ju j Bishop Leonard, of Utah, rrotescun
ar j Episcopalian. '"The Mormons ar
l'* j good people. I do not talk about po
at I vgamy much, because I do not kno
,(e 1 much about it. I will say, howeve
ro- that on general principles the Mo
I'd I mon people could not be expected I
1 j\| uive up the practice all at one strok
0IJ The young people are making tl
j change about this praetice and I firi
rer I ly believe it will right itself in tira
ist It is difficnlt now in Utah to fii
to i young people who are going into
.ith There is much talk about the M<
ver tnons spreading out and preachi
be-1 their doctrines in other States. W
' shouldn't they?
Wade Hampton** Farewell If
His Soldier* From His Pia/./.w
Last May.
My Comrades: I have indeed, as
Major Hart has suid, heard that Rebel
yell often before and when I heard
it from my own men, from the men
whom I had the honor to command,
I knew that we were safe. I think
it is one of the British poets who
said :
"The kites know well
The long league's swell
That bids the Romuns close."
I might paraphase this by saying:
The Yankee knew well
The Rebel yell
That made the Johnnies close.
My old heroes, I hope it never will
)e forgotten. I hope it will be trans
nitted to your children and to your
hildren's children?if not for thetn
o use, to tell how it used to ring
rom the forests of Virginia, how it
aog from (fettysburg td the west,
nd how it always told 01 men who
rsre willing to die for their southind,
to die for truth, for honor, for
lanhood, for chivalry and for a great
ause. I want you to try anfl teach
our children, your children's chilren
that ours was not a lost cause. I
ant you to tell them that we were
ghting for the right. George Washigton
was a rebel but Lee was not.
i'hen Great Britain recognized the
idependence of this country ane
id not recognize the independence
f the U.iited States, but of each sov*
n^or\nn^anK n nrl anv. I
I V 1^11 CIQIC ttr lUUV^OUUVUV Mruvt WV <
reign. There were 18 independent
nd sovereign States. They founded
lis union and they had the right to
ilhdraw from it whenever they chose
> to do. We were not successful?it
i not given to mortals to command
access. You have dine more?you
ave deserved it. '
And now in your declining years
nd when mine have extended long
eyond the period allotted to man,
du, my old comrades, whom I lov
1. whom I trusted and with whom I 1
ilt as safe as I do now, 1 want to '
ly to you and all that the love you (
ave given me has been more than '
iciprocated; that all that I have 1
rer been able to do for you, for any I
le of you, or* for South Carolina, *
as been more than repaid by the 1
mors you have unsolicited conferred 1
pon me and by this the crowning 1
mors of my life. I may not see
iu again. I remember a story of '
ardinal Wolsey, who, when ready to !
tire from public iJfAwoot to the 1
>t and said :
* "O father abbot 1
n old man broken with the storms
of state. ?.
s come to lay his weary bones among
ye J
live him a little earth for charity."
That is a'l I ask of South Caeolioa
-a few feet of earth where my kinIred
for six generations are resting.
Lnd I am proud to say that one or
nore of each generation, since they
vere known in South Carolina, has
illed a bloody grave "for South Caroina.
(Applause.) I claim no credit
.'or that. Every South Carolinian
Aho was true was willing to give his
t>lood and his life for the old State.
[ am sure that I was willing to do so.
I think I can say to you, my men,
that I never turned my back upon
one of you when your faces were
turned toward the enemy. The greatest
honor I felt durirg the war was
once when 1 came upon a poor private
who was dying. I stopped beside
him and he said: "I am happy
to die fighting, and 1 am proud to die
fighting under you."
I pray God will bless you and will
give you peace and prosperity, give it
to the old State, give it to each one
of you and that you will go home and
tell your kindred that you have seer
your old comrade and that he thank*
| them through you.
The Campnigrn Opened.
Senator B. R. Tillman made an oc
cusion f ?r opening the State campuigi
at Manning, S. C., last Friday
Louis Appelt, once his friend nn<
supporter, had been repeating th
old charges as to rebates, using Stat
property for himself and other thing'
While many persons believe that tli
Senator did things and took thing
that lie ought not to have done, tli
dead, dirty, disreputable past ougl
to be buried, When a U. S. Senate
feels that his highest missiou is I
1 bandy epithets with every one wl
assails his motives or conduct, he hi
got down to a pretty low level. Bi
it is evident that the Senior Senab
was not in the State to settle Appel
Ti e fact is iie would like for Appe
to go around with him and repeat tl
charges day after day so that !
? could array the voters on old lint
s Appelt's charges were out of da)
f They have become old and moldy a
e1 should be thrown into the rubbi
i heap. The Senator's vindication w
w | mere commonplace such as would r
r- interest nor enlighten an irtelligc
r'j voter. The main business of t
?0 I Senator was to start a boom so tl
e- ihe May convention would be a T
ie man body ready to carry out his d
n" tigion as to principles and men.
e* wifl no doubt succeed,
id
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>j A Lay Kxlmrtation^^
ljxew York Sun.
j Bishop Potter, in a lecture. nam
l rnvfrsity. 0:1 Monday eventBg^lV J
the ground that ' "Christ did not d-JS
nounce wealth any more thatffafM
nounoed poverty," that it was t ?I
; lust of riches, the greed of gain, tnj
vulgar snobbishness whivh Wg
money and wealth for dlsp^ |
against which IP' :: veighed. '
I recently, young Mr. Rockefeller, jy|
, to the greatest fortune in the ffiow?p|
world, took a similar view of
;teachings of Jesus. |
It is not easy to see how this
! of the ecclesiastic and of
young man can be reconciled 1
the words and the spirit of
they are presented in the
Take, for example, the parable^:'
Dives and Laaarus. No acco^H^
is made against the rich
rTTIV in ilia fare and his ..tlii'
joyed the advantage of irb wcvfij
Moreover, there Is credited to If T
the charity of feeding the beggar r
ing at the gate with the erumbs wlp '
fell from his table. Nor is any meW*
attributed to Lazarus, unless hlJ
poverty; yet the parable sends Dirf j'
to hell and Lazarus to heaven; ai| 1
Abraham tells the rich man that r. *
he had recived his good things in til?
life and Lazarus evil things, the fliwas
comforted and the other ?? ,
mented in the life beyond the
When a rich young man asked oTj,
Jesus how he might inherit eterna! (
life, the answer was to sell whatever (
he had, give to the poor,"take uj ,
the cross and follow Me." To Hi;!<
' ? _ ? l._ ,r. . ..l.imi,,! I
wondering aiscipies no eiuaimvu,,,
"how hardly shall they that hav?'(
riches enter into the Kingdom c!
God," and that "it is (
camel to go through the eye of 1,(
needle than for a rich man" to-eflTei
into that kingdom.
He could instance many say Wigs cf
Jesus of the same import, but iidy]
ire familiar to all Christians and are]
read in all Christian churches. The!
early Christians, toi, as we kn^'
from the history, Biblical a d pro-'
fane, were ascetics. Poverty mid virginity
were the great urtuea in th^y
eyes, and thus grew up the grmt i monastic
system. To live apart, from
the world and all its greeu was tluir
ambition.
The Christian ideal as presented,
by Jesus is essentially asceiic. wdH
jelf-abstinence and morlibt at
S?BE?psh. Through tlu- V. *?
and luxury heavenly rowurle ..re foi
be obtained. 1
This is all very e'ementary. It is
as true as it is obvious, also, that the
Christian world .apart from the stricty
monastic orders, "the religious," so?
J..OD . -Mittpnint nractically I
1/UllC/U ] UUCO la V/ v * v* |. .
to live up to the Christian ideal. Our
whole fabric of civilization?the laws
of business and the social competition?is
built up in opposition to it.
Violent local storms did much damage
last Friday and Saturday from the
Texas Panhundle up to Nebraska.
At Joplin, Mo., there was a destructive
tornado which killed several persons
and fatally wounded others. At
Pittsburg there was a violent storm
Saturday and Sunday, doing mueh
damage to p-operty and killing Two
others. Telephone und telegraph
wires were blown down.
When it comes to trusts that meat
crowd that cornered 'he beef market
and forced the prices up looks very
much like a rock-ribbed, sou'less,
grasping affair, very much like a
, trust. It was too much for the ReI
publicans. They have notified th<
, "Big Six" that they have gone a lit
, tie too far, or too fast, and they hav<
promised to ease up a little till it
quits hurting.
s?
In Ohio,Charles C. Kiein is rujiDinj
from office instead of for it. Hi wei
i elected Mayor of Urichsrille
Demorats and he left town antfft
'1 poses to stay away untii aoot.v'^H
e is elected. He's not ranch to Ptfrh
? for not waiiting to be mayor of t tow
' with such a name. It is almost as ur
c wieldly as Rutherfordton.
;s * 1? ' #
ie The Senate has the I'hilippinaqnei
it tion up as their regular work tb
>r week. They use it as a rainy, di
to job und take a whack at it when tV
io have nothing else to do. The Hm
is will be engaged in ratscblkjpoi
it work with nothing particul/pttci
or ingonhand.
It. :
,'lt The Baptist are gening >v?_, pjl
lie .ticular out in Arkansas. The-ha
he appointed a committee to in\estjga
?p. certain reports in regard to Lovem
ie. Davis, who is charged with ganblir
nd drunkenness and profanity.
as Sterling B. Morton, Clerelani
lot Seen tary of Agriculture, died at t
>nt home of his son at Lake Forest, I!
he nois, last Tuesday. He was 70 ye;
iat old. His home was in Xebra*
ill- City.
He "Wields a Sharp Ax.
Millions marvel at the tnnltiti
of maladies cut off by Dr. Kin
New Life Pills, the most distress
too. Stomach. Liver and Bowel tr
lets bles, Dispepsia, Loss of Appet
f it Jaundice. Biliousness, Fever, Mi
na- ria, all fall before the wonder wc
ers. 25c at Ligon's drug store.
Last \V(? of' :i 'jrciii Ci linn
i. /
i-Oti May linh we celebrate the '
Htkirty-i.iiith anniversay of the death
MStoupwaliSackso.'i. I
prHe died at a house that is still :
Standat (iuinca Station 111 Yir- '
nia, on the line of the Richmond, r1
4rP'lsrick-h;ir^ and I'otomnc Rail-i
tod," says Kd.v.ir.i M. AI friend, in i
B?y Lipjiit '.s Magazine. j
B* 2lis ie:'! y.rtn was "amputated at |''
ih? 1 t t,il-nii /Tit- f\t tllf "I
locket. When he closed itis eyes it,
ieath h"; litilc daughter, then two or i
Lhret- y -ars old, lay on his breast '
ivith his right arm over her.
r "Ilia dying wards: "Pass the in-; ^
Eantry rapidly to the front,.' Teilj,
k. P. Hill to prepare for action, j f
AVe will pas-- over tlie river and rest j1
inder the shade of the trees on tiie ^
fcdilS. side," ife \v;;s (leli'-ioi.-, ,
. h.ipoleon's, his mind, as it t
E|j?- fulSUct !fo ,,,st offices, was s
fflhhls military ; .;-t.^ !'
''So sat,'.; to rest one of the knight- i
iest s ddiers that ever 'wore sabre on j i
rts ihigh.' I '
"As Genera! Dick Taylor said of j4
tim, 'How to estimate his genius Ijj
mow not, for he ever was supeiiorjt
jo occasion.'" I1
J
Tliis Vast Republic,
Springfield 1'nion.
The Sun, shining diligently as or i,
jrore, says: "Almost every section j
)f the country has its peculiarities of <
rpeech. I'erhaps this question from 1
the Atlanta Journal best denotes the ^
South: "It begins to look like the
Southern Securities Company is 01. j
the way."
In Pittsburg it would he: "Tt com-il
me rices to look as though t he South- ''
n 1
em Securities Company wants 01 ." |
In Tucson, Ariz: "It shorely looks i
iike th' Southern Securities bunch is j j
ridi.n' hard on us."
In Denver: "The Southern Seen '
ritks Company thinks its going to!,
break the jam pretty soon." i
In Boston : "From present indiea-1
tioii3 it is apparent to the casual observer
that the Southern Securities
Company it tinder the impression
that within a short period it will have
accomplished the results for which
its directors have been laboring diligently
during many months."
In ilyannaisport, Mass.: "Pears
like th' Southern Securities Comply
cornin'
.1. c r 1*. - . w ...
r
^evelnnd 1'Ialn Dealer.
'Did you call on lier father this
morning?"
"Yes, I did, and my head is whirlling
yet."
"Didn't use use violence, did he?"
[ "Violence! I guess not. I got in
j to hi* office all right. I had written
tasking an appointment, and he ut
once pulled his watch on me and
said: 'I can give you just seven
minutes. Talk fast. \Yell, say, that
rattled me so that I could only stammer.
"You want to marry my daughter,
don't you?'he abruptly asked.
I said I did." 'Anything else?' he
roared. 'That's all.' 1 hastily said.
-Fie made a hurried memorandum.
H)id you put your request in writing?'
I told him I hadn't done so. 'How
irregular,' he snarled, and made another
memorandum. 'When?' he
yelled, 'Wlmn Miss Amy is ready.'
I replied. 'She says June,'he snort'ed.ani
made another memorandum.
' 'Where do you want to go on your
.wedding jpurney !'he cried. 'Wherever
Amy wants to go,' I murmured.
1 'She's going abroad,' lie said, und
Worked away at another memoran~
*' lonn wtpftru
' dam. uueiiiM I'lipg nuiivvu ?
ship. Adriatic. June 25. I'll order it
today. Anything else?' he growled.
. 'No, thank you sir,'I said. Then he
. put out a clammy hand. 'Glad tc
know you,' he said. 'Come in again
t .
* sometime when I'm not so busy
f*" t's all. See you in June,I sup
). Good-day.' And I found my
gaspingoutside the door."
s Sent'mental Symbolism o
11 k* i
Colors.
Red,.for courage and intense love
Its emblem is tlie ruby,
g. White, for youth, freshness and ir
is noeence: represented by pearls at.
iy diamonds.
j Yellow?'.he topaz?wisdom at:
te glory, but j?alousy, too, except f<
ig; the November born.
% :]* Violet means dignity and the an
- !,
ethyst is highly prized as an mum
to keep friendship and love,
ir- 'Green symbolizes hope, joy yout
ve and is represented in the emeral
te which is f.i!)led to change color it" tl
or 1 >ve changes.
i{,1 Blue means constancy, truth m
friends-lip, ami is represented hy t!
sapphire, although the "lorget 111
J's not" stone, the tonjuoise, and ev
he (torquoi-e-matrix, hive claims fir i
li-! eogni.ion ?May Ladies' Jlome Joi
irs nal,
.ka j
j I'at Siieedv, the professional ga
b!er.?dd a fine Persian prayer r
i with a precept from the Koran wov
K]e into it to F. \V. Finney, a Milwauh
g's millionaire, for $lo(MO.
I "j 1 lie seismograph at tiie Jo!
ila- Bopkins 1'niversity registered t
irk- Guatemala eartlupjake. Ihe pert
| bations was quite noticeable
I)r. .1. X. Jloorc,
I)r. James Xoit Moore die< 1 in Co- j'
um!>i:i Friday in??r*iiutr. April
ur I v.us buried i..liie Kpiscopal
thtirchyurd in Spartanburg i lie fol- j \
owitijr iiiv>riiinMany of Ins friends
ittemled the funeral and the floral;
rilui- s attested their love far hitr, j
iiid r!ie taiiiilv. lie wis born at S
?!( :m Springs about lie was
dueattd at the i.i>Ji school there j Y
au^ht by Itrv. Ci^itah J'eard. He
i!so went to I' it bVsa at Limestone "
>prifi?s. After tak n; his diploma j
Ljjhe South Carolit i .Medical Col...
Iw. tn Pin-is II 1 tOOiv a post |
rraduate course. Ifc returned to i
l?i.s country just, before t he war hewet
n the states and assisted in the
orination of a company, of which J.'
Winsmith was captain. 'I lie com>:?ny
was in 11 agouti's lirst South)
arolina Hegiment. Dr. Moore |>re- |
crr.-d a place on the line rather than ,
iitbe hospital. lie was elected a|
ieutenant in his company and re-1
nuinedwiihit dining the war. He |
mis in I'omtnand as obtain at j u
he suirender at Appomalox. As a j
loldier he was faithful in the per-1
ormance of every duty. He was se-1
I'll ly wounded once. After the war f
le settled in t'nion and practiced:
nediciiu: until about 1>7* when he j
noved to Spartani>urg. lie remain;d
here until last year when on account
of ill health he had to give up -i
lis practice. Last full he moved to
Columbia where most of his children y
,vere settled. Jlis father was Dr.
Maurice Moore, of Glenn Springs,
md his mother a daughter of Judge 1
Abraham Xott. Mrs. C. E. Means,
lis sister, is the only survivor of the
'ainily. Dr. Moore's wife, who was I
Miss Lucy Herndon, two sons and
hree daughters, survive hira. The S
children are M. H. Moore, Mrs. La- i
rille Bremer. J. Sumter Moore, Mrs.
it u* K-iir and Mrs. Harry Kami- 1
ler.
Dr. Moore as citizen, soldier, and
physician, lived on a high plane.
Duty and honor were the underlying
principles of his character. He wks
m exceedingly kind man doing favors
ivhen he expected no return. Many j
people loved him for the good he did
n a 'juiet way. He was exceedingly 4
modest when speaking of himself, i
lie let others praise him. As a phy- t
sician he was most careful and eau-1 ^
lions. His judgment in difficult .
rases was rarely at fault. He left as
a heritage to his children an honored
name and an unsullied character.
The good friend, the kind neighbor,
the lover of his State, the good physician
lias passed away. May he rest
In perfect peace.
List of Letters.
8partauburg. S. C., April 510, 1902.
A?Miss Suiia Adams, William
Austin, Miss liosa Austin.
B? Miss Georgia Bagwell,W ? BarneU.
F.lmortlfctie, Owsley Beanley,
J it , u It uvl'iiuBi, I'om
O?Vrs 'Tame Daiue, ieaovwCeatliain,
John C Chandler, W R
Conly.,
D?John Dawkins, W C Derrick.
F?II C Fisher, Alles Foster. Rev
A J Foster.
G?J T George, Dosia Giiyard, Mrs
Fanriic-Gienn, J B Griffin.
II?John Hurper, Marzie Harris,
Miss Cloran Harrelsori. Miss a
Haynes, James Hinson, Mis* Bessie
Hoover.
, J?Robt Irvin.
j J?J I) Johnson, care H C Thomas,
Xancy Johnson, If 1 Jones.
| Iv?J T Kelley, Ellis Key, Elder
' II K Kt-arns, 2; Mrs Kay King.
L?Tbad Lamm, Corrie Lawson, J
L Lindsay.
M ?Lillian McMissick, J L McGowan,
Lucindy Mille.
X?Miss Gertrude Xolton.
P?J L Pearson, R FPearson.
R?Kennon Ray, John Reed, Francis
Robinson.
S?Miss Alice Sangher, Sam
Staggs.
T?Miss Mamie Teener, J R Thornley.
8 letters.
\V?M Wahnish.C J William, Laura
William.
V?Julia Young, Mrs Gennie
Young.
Persons calling for the above letters,
please state that they were advertised
in The Spartan of April 80.
i One cent due on all letters delivered
i after having been advertised.
I S. T. Poinier, P. M.
i\ .I.,.- ; > tlx. Pension Fund.
. llie i/cinj
The State Pension Board has been
in session this week, and has requested
the newspapers to publish
f.jthe following statement.
While .be I.i.v provides tlihl th?
| pension ishall be disbursed ?>i
, ! the first Monday of April of eacl
'! year, owing to the delay on the par!
j of certain county pension boards anc
'* their failure to make reports to tin
d State boa-d on the fifst. Monday o
I March, as required by the rules o
, j the State board, the State board ha
( j been unable to examine new applies
;r tions and dispose of them until to
day?their second meeting. The re
a. porls from some counties have bee
j received since the 1st of April an
straggling applications from conntie
have been coming in up to the pre*
-1 U
h. .sent; some, 'n foot, were receiveu u
(J, rlie board today. The members con
iit. posing tiie State board -ire anxious t
disburse this fund at the earlies
date poss!Lie, and any delay in di:
j bursitis the same cannot properly I
lie churned to I hem. It is a fact that
ie. j the board had held their meeting t!
j 1th day of April, for instance, wliie
J was beyond the date the last reguh
v* i lift was received and disapproved, ?
tr- those applications that ;were not i
'due form?several hundred deservir
j people, who. as it is, will receive po
I sions. would have been left o/T tl
m*| list entirely: but the board havit
up ! returned them for correction, the d
en 1 lay caused has resulted in their b
;t.e ' inn on."
Southern carriage makers are i
ins vited to meet in Charleston May ti
(he j There are many seliers of vehicles
ur- the State, but few makers of ca
I riugesand buggies.
Lyric of Action.
fin the part of a coward to brood
O'er the past that is withered and |
dead.
V'hat though the heart's are ashen ^
and dusty? c
What though the heart's music be a
fled? c
till shine the grand heavens o'er- s
head. I >'
V'hence the voice of an angel thrills j
clear on tho soul. : |
Gird about thee thine armor^press i t
on to thy goal!" f
f tiie faults or the crimes of my "
youth *
Are ii burden too heavy to bear,
Huil hope eau rebloom on the desolate
waste
Of a jealous and craven-despair?
I'own, down with the fet\ers of
fear;
n tiie strength of thy valor and
manhood arise
Vith the faith that iflumes and the
will that defies.
Too late I" Through God's infinite
world,
From Hie throne to life's nethermost
Area;
Ton t ? to a phantom that flies
at the dawn i(
Of the sf-ul that repents and aspires,
If pure thou hast made thy desires,
there's no height the strong wings of
mortals may gain
Vhieh in striving to reach thou
shalt strive for in vaHi.
rhen up to the contest with fate,
Unbound by the past, which is
dead!
>Vhat though the heart's muaic be
fled?
>till shine the fair heavens o'erhe*4.
Vnd 3uf>lime as the angel who rules
in the sun
3eams the'promise of peace when the t
conflict is won ! I
?Paul Hamilton Hayne. i
i
"God Bless Them AI1."
The subjoined verses were written 1
>y a negro, an ex-slave, one of the j
unployes of the Augusta postofflce, \
tnd they constitute an appreciative i
ribute/from his race to the lest (
vords and [the memory of General j
Tampton: j
A Southern hero lay dying, I
Not from the battle cast,
But 'mid the sternest conflict I
Stern victory brings at last. !
Tread softly near yon couch, I
Shrouded by death's pall, i
Hear the victor's shout:
"God bless my people all!"
"God bless my people all,
The black man and the white"?
God bles3them in the effort,
As they struggle for the right;
God bless the rising manhood,
With * lite of honest toil,
C*ou uiuu the btsomlng maiden,
(tod Mess my native ?oll.
I O'1 .ft ?<! "O ? pole en
Frfem the lips now chilled rrr
death!
Bearing a blessing of heaven
M,r"' A?AvnJftlncr hpflath.
? iin meir msi
Israel's fatl)or in blessing
Divided his family small,
But thou, in blessing thy people?
Thou blessedst one and all I
Rest there now, soldier and statesman,
Putriot, Christian andifriend,
May thy blessing inspire the valiant,
The poor and weak to defend,
And when we too, be summoned
To answer Death's silent call
May the echo be from the Jordan,
"God bless my people all!"
?Owen L. Chatters.
Don't Cry, Little Girl.
There, little girl don't cry,
You have broken your doll, I know,
And your tea-set blue,and your playhouse,
too,
Are things of the long ago.
But childish troubles will soon pass
by,
There, little one, don't cry.
There, iittle one don't cry,
They have bioken your slate, I
know, s
And the glad, wild ways of your
6chool-girl days.
Are things of the long ago.
But life and love will soon come by.
There, little "irl, don't cry, aon t
cry. ^ A
There little/ Vt cry,
They u' your heart, I
kno\ ' ; ,\
And the ?' ^our
gAre thit
But heavei --v-'J^k^kich y01
There, lit >
? Til* d>K,
1 We have boili- the hydrant water,
2 We have sterilized the milk;
[ We have strained the prowling mi
'| crobes
f5j Through the finest kind of silk;
- u*? i,.h a hnncht and we have boi
? V V i?u V ? 0 ?
'* rowed /
Every patent health device,
'J And at last the doctor tells us
11 That we've got to boil the ice.
?What to Eat.
Man is a most unreasonable cret
o ture. lie thinks his wife is entitle
d to no privileges. Out in Indian
*' Thomas Foley is asking for a divorc
jf because his wife in a sportive hot
it-! attempted to feed him to the cattl
h He went to his home drunk and ga^
^ his wife a thrashing. She bound hi;
in hand and foot, covered his body wil
* or salt and drove the cattle to hit
'n
n- When they had finished he was s<
10 ber and pretty raw where the catl
had licked him. For that little 1:
ec_,
of fun he is mean enough to ask for
\ divorce.
n- Sol Smith Russell, who made ma
9. an audience laugh twenty or thii
in years ago by his humorous readir
ir- and representations of character,
dying in Washington.
Thoughts tor r armors.
FROM COTTON TO CATTIE.
Poor crops, low-priced cotton and
he overflowing of bottom lands are
ausing many tamers to turn their
.ttention to cattle. It is a wise confusion
they have r<ached and they
hould wisely make the change,
luch a change is a revolution and it
annot be accomplished in a day.
lie first of April in a certain town in
he upeountry a man was inquiring
or one or two good milch cows. lie
aid he knew whore there were some
'oung ones with first calves, hut
hey were so poor that they could
mrdly stand up. The owner of these
leifers was not ready to go into the
attle business. If one wishes to
aise fat cattle for beef lie should seure
a thoroughbred bull of one of
he large breeds. He should then
ceep only as many cattle as he can
eed well through the winter and up
o the first of May. Th.e cheapct
'oughagc for cattle is hay made from
iea vines and sorghum, uuless ono
las a meadow well set in good grass
hat requires no reseeding. If one
tas no winter pasture it will require
bout two tons of hay to feed a two
ir three year old cow six monfjis.
That hay will be worth about $30,
>ut the manure, if properly cared
or, will be equal to a ton of the best
commercial fertilizer. If a farmer
vishes to raise milch cows he should
jet the Jerseys or Guernseys. The
Tolstein is better suited for those
vho sell the milk as they give more *
ban the other two breeds. Get the
>est breeds. Do not attempt to win4t
more than you can feed well. J)o
tot overcrowd your summer pasture.
iV'ork at this business by degrees.
HE VABMEBS ABE UNITED ON COTTON.
Beports from various counties of
be Stat? indicate that farmers are
laying much more commercial fertilInbtruinJ
tn An Tho
neaning of that is that they are gong
to increase the cotton area. There
s no combination on the part of farners,
but there is a sort of telepathic
communication and transmission of>
nforraation?a kind of wireless intercourse
which brings them to act
ivith unanimity when it comes to
cotton. All the cotton farmers are
ioing just what the farmers of this
State are. They figure it out that it
Is cheaper to make 9 cent cotton and
buy flour, bacon and corn from the
West. Let the farmers 6tick to their
plan of raising more corn and hay
than usual, even if cotton should go
to 12 cents. Look at the condition
today, More than half the farm animals
of the State are not properly
fed. Empty cribs mock their owners
as the wind whistles through the
cracks. Cattle are in poor condition.
The only hope is to raise an abundance
of grain and hay A farmer of
the State said a few days ago that he
sowed five acres of land last October
in oats, applying about 2:30 pound* p
of commercial fertilizer to the acre.
I He expected to make li>0 bushels of
loat? on the lot. The frottta, free/on
I and llooda which laRt?d continuously
-.uifi tuo.ilhs, killed the oats. About
lue utk>t of April his foreman said
that he would like to plant that fiacre
lot in cotton for he could make
three bales with the addition of a little
fert'lizer. At 8 cents that cotton
would have brought $120. The cost
would have been $713; leaving #1.3 and
I the seed net. The owner of the land
J said,''No, let it alone. It is not
! washing. Sow a bushel of pea3 to
the acre about May 2U *o June i.
You can save ten tons of hay worth
J in the barn $150, at a cost of $30.
That would give a net profit of $120.
The land would be in better condition
than if planted in cotton."
Another interesting hay problem
is proposed for those farmers who
think that cotton is the only thing
worth planting. Suppose a farmer
has a ten-acre lot which under favorable
conditions would make 10 bahs
of cotton worth at 8 cents $100. The
seed at present prices would be $75.
The cost of making and marketing
the crop would be 5 cents a pound
which would leave a net profit of
$225. The cost of a pea crop on the
same land would be about $50 including
baling. Land that would make a
bale of cotton to the acre would make
2$ tons of pea vine hay, or 25 tons on
the 10 acres, worth $15 a ton or $825
net profit. Let the farmers of the
State think on these problems.
FARMERS ARK CONSUMERS NOT PRO-- J
DCCERg. M
You Will be convinced that farmers
are consumers if you will take your
stand any day at the county seat or
railway station. Yru will observe
UlA
, scores of empty wagons nwnw i?.v
' town. If anything is brought for
sale it is a little wood or a few eggs
or fowls, the latter raised by the'wo- JM H
men. They haul out guano, flour, I
bacoa. clothing, agricultural iuiple- H
Iments, shipped cabbage, canned
I goods, seed potatoes, the "cheini^oitjc.
jpare,' giucose syrup, corn, meal,
I hay, rocking chairs and baby carriages.
They expect u few bales of
cotton in the fall to pay for these
supplies. It is a rare thing to see a
farmer bring in something to sell
every time he comes to town. They
will never be able to assert their independence
until they become producers
instead of consumers. Let thetn
raise to sell. Owing to the mult!plieation
of towns there is a pretty
fair market in reach of neariy every
farmer, By making cotton the surplus
crap the farmer would be able to
i- sell something every week in the
d year.
a
:e British statesmen are astonished at
lr the financial schemes and business
e. combinations of J.Picrpont Morgan,
re There is nothtng left f< r him to wort
m on now except flying machines. He
th has compassed earth and sea and the
n. air is the only domain left for him to
o- operate in.
le
>it If our State cannot get up a letter
a issue than Appeit anch Tillman, it
would be well to go out of the political
business.
ny
ty Stops the Cough
o and Works Off the <'old. /
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Price 25cec's.

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