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Abbeville Press and Banner (Newspaper) - July 31, 1889, Abbeville, South CarolinaIthe press and Banner i published every wednesday sit 32 year in Advance. Wednesday july 31, 1889. W. P. Mho in. Esq. Generally to arc slow in Rendor lug a Duei Nede of Praise to those with whom we Comein daily Contact As much it May be desired. Re or the Rill Filc it have Tiv Pretl top Hilt upon a moment s reflection it will be found to be substantially True. There May be Many reasons for this which Are More easily seen than stated and thought to be sufficient ones. We have said this As a preliminary to the statement that our Launcr Friend whose name appears at the head of this article has quite recently received some most appreciative notices of his communications to different Paterson the great negro question. These notice shave been from abroad and came from those who arc Well Able to form Correct opinion in regard to the Merit of a writer. Or. Calhoun is energetic and Earnest in his writing and does not hesitate to express his views clearly and positively upon subjects that engage his attention. It gives us pleasure to know that or. Calhoun s views Are attracting on this important subject which Many think is the question of questions. We do not hesitate to say that we Are not in Achord with his opinions in Uny sense but that is not a Suffle cent reason for denying that there is Force in them. As in taste so in opinions. We have a right to differ. We May have something hereafter to say on this what seems to us to be a much and unnecessarily Bel bored subject. The examination for West Point. The examination forthe scholars Pat West i Point took place in the court House last Friday there being sixteen applicants for the examiners were capt. Patrick and prof. J. W. Thomson with i r. F. Harrisons medical examiner. The examination was very strict and thorough. The following is the list of applicants with the place of residence of each or. T. Miller Pinson ninety six. Or. Teague Coleman Greenwood. Or. Benj. Martin Wullivan duo West. Or. J. Harper Lowndesville. Or. A. Ford Williamston. Or. D. Senn Newberry. Or. Rice. Ninety six or. O Dell h. Duncan Newberry. Or. T. D. Parker Abbeville. Or. Ramsey Calhoun Greenwood. Or. O. D. Gray Williamston. Or. J. Evans Anderson. Or. W. W. Bowen Easley. Or. J. P. Dendy Richland. Or. U. L. Cox Honea path. Or. D. J. Blackwell due West. The Colt show. To Curc a of will in set nil have trl Nril offered the use of their stable and lot to persons desiring the use of them for exhibiting their Colts. You have just one month in which to prepare your Colts for the show and should give them every attention so As to make Tbs the finest show we have Ever had. Your Colts should be broken to the Halter As they show to much better advantage and besides Are not so Apt to get Hurt in the crowd of horses that will probably be in town that Day. Be sure and bring every Colt poor or Fine. It will help to show what the Farmers of the county redoing. Remember the in september. The Tennis club. The Lawn Tennis club of this place had a most delightful picnic yesterday at the court near the old Wardlaw place. About seventy five persons were present and some very Fine playing was done by members of the club. Refreshments in the shape of water melons. Iced Drin fes ac., were served on the ground and one and All had a most pleasant Day and one Long to be remembered. Of on a pleasure trip. Or. Hugh Wilson editor of the press and Banner is now absent on a pleasure trip to the North. When last heard from he was in the City of Baltimore. He will go from there to new York where he will spend sometime before coming Home. Encouraging. The engineers of go. & n. R., were in town sunday and Are now locating the line from this Point to the Savannah. The run through the town has not been determined upon. Everything Points to an Early completion of this great Road of the South. Cokesbury District conference. Rev. L. F. Beaty and messes. V. Ham mond and j. Lugli attended this conference from the methodist Church at Abo Evill. Bishop Duncan presided. Newberry entertained the conference. Hon. Benj. Terrell of Texas the lecturer of the National Alliance and co operative Union of America will deliver a Public address at Abbeville on the 27th August at11 o clock a. He will also address the county Alliance on the same Date at 2 30 o clock p. Sub alliances Are expected to end full delegations to the county club. Or. Terrell is during much of Advance the interest of the Alliance and to effect cooperation among Farmers turn out and give Hearty Welcome on the above Date. General Hemphill gave to his readers in several of the last issues of the medium some interesting incident of his recent trip to the West. He writes these matters up in an interesting Way and throughout there is a freshness that is attractive. It appears that the nearest thing to the Arkansas traveller which he saw in that state was a lawyer who had neither coat nor Vest on while engaged in a Case about a mule Colt. According to Many the negro and mule Are the sources of Many of our ills. Parties wishing to invest in Mill property will find it to their advantage to correspond with. Wilson. Abbeville s. He has for Sale one of the latest improved grist and flouring Mill with a Good dwelling outhouses new Cin House and Cotton House also Orchard and Good farm attached which he will sell cheap for Cash or on time with Good Security. Prof Kirksey. A handsome Young Manfrom Pickens paid Abbeville another one of bin delightful visits last week. He is very much pleased with our town and has the goo taste to particularly Admire fort Pickens Aster Geo. Gamin Roll a former Typo of this office is now employed on the Surveyor scores of the Georgia Carolina and Northern Railroad which is now surveying in the neighbourhood of this place. Rev. John Giffen and children were in town last Friday. Or. If ten is a missionary of the associate reformed presbyterian Church and has been working in Egypt to which place he will shortly return. Or. Wilson brought to town monday a Sample of his improved horse Apple Bong a Twig with two apples on it. They weighed23 ounce 8 or just half an ounce less than three quarters of a Pound a 5b. Or. T. Christian had a very narrow escape on Savannah River one Day last was in swimming and gave out and but for the timely arrival of the Batten be would live been drowned. Or. T. J. Clatworthy of Donalds Volle paid us a Short visit on monday he has just returned from a visit to Clinton and report the crops in Laurens As not As Good a those in Abbeville. Or. T. J. Clatworthy of Donalds Volle paid us a Short visit on monday he has just returned from a visit to Clinton and report the crops in Laurens As not As Good As those in Abbeville. We. P. Cali Oun esq., has been invited to deliver an address at Townville. Anri Crynn i county about the Middle of August. He will speak to the people of that Section on education. Or 11 genial correspondent r. S. Galloway of duo West paid us a Short Call last week. We Are always glad to Welcome him and was very sorry to have been absent when he called. Or. Duppre has a Large variety of most delightful fruits and takes great pleasure in distributing it among his friends and they take unbounded pleasure in eating it. The editor of the press and Banner is away on a pleasure trip and its editorial matter is not from his hand. So let no one charge anything that is not liked to him. Of the mumps arc they plural or Arethey not singular ? one thing is certain one jump in just the greatest plenty. So Many of the town s people think. Or. was expected to preach in the court House sunday. Quite a Large congregation assembled but from some cause or. Lathan did not reach town. There was a Good attendance at the afternoon services at the Warrenton presbyterian Church last sunday evening. Sermon by the pastor Rev. H. Fennel. Miss Pauline Giue it of Monterey after spending some weeks with relatives in Milledgeville,ga., returned last week much pleased with her visit. A Young gentleman of the town propounded the following question to some is a kiss like the creation ? answer is quite unique. Or. Lathe a t. Haddon has the thanks of this office for a Fine Large Watermelon. He is a Good Farmer and raises plenty of everything and to spare. Col. B. Gary returned from the after an absence of three weeks pleasantly spent in that delightful climate. Or. W. Bell has a flourishing sunday school class in the methodist Church. No better selection could have been made for a teacher. Monday i ext will be Sal Day. By that time most Farmers will have their crops Laid by and can come to town to discuss things i general. Rev. Or. Hakki. Attended the funeral of , of Pendleton on sunday last. L ,. There will be 110 preaching a Little Mountain next sunday afternoon. Rev. H. Fennel being absent at Roberts in Anderso county. Or. Charlie Calhoun. Of Greenwood was in town on Friday last. He brought up tils son to stand the examination for West Piont. Mrs. K. Perrin and her daughters mrs. Gass and miss Kitty Perrin will spend the rest of the summer on Paris Mountain. Or. Bask ins and family came Down to Abbeville last wednesday to attend the Bible society which did not meet that Day. Or. W. H. Parker s family will leave next tuesday for their summer Home in Cashiers Valley they will remain until fall. After spending a few weeks with relatives in this county mrs. W. A. Carter returned to her Home in Columbia last week. Or. S. G. Thomson returned last Friday from a visit to Edgefield. He says the crops Are Only medium in that Section. The protracted meeting at Sharon was continue Don through last week and much interest was manifested by the people. Or. Lewis Sondley is at Home on a visit to his Mother. He has a Good position on the Railroad and is doing Well. Or. And mrs. Erskine hears of Athena ga., have been spending sometime with her Mother mrs. S. Calhoun. The at the Warren ton presbytery in Church has been changed from wednesday to Friday night. Or. James Perrin after a pleasant visit to to Nashville end the Mammoth Cave returned Home for a Short visit. A few nights since or. Henry Moore s fowl House Wab broken into. The thief was seen and shot at but escaped. Or. L. Miller and miss Mary Douglass left Abbeville last monday for a visit to relative sin Williamston. Or. T. A. Cater of Monterey was in town Jasi week. Tie uus oui Cir a ecu Nuriu Bis recent illness. The Abbeville coloured baseball lab will have a match game Friday. Reserved seats for White people. Capt. Mcgowan is Home again from a Short trip to Georgia whither he had gone with Hub family. General Bonham expects to visit Abbeville this week. He is always welcomed to bin old Home. There were no services in any of our churches on last sunday. All tour minister being Abacot. Or. Hayne Mcdill has returned Home aftera Short but pleasant visit looking sharper than Ever. The sixty six anniversary of the Bible society will take place to Day in the presbyterian Hurch. Mrs. Mollis Holmes of Laurens county passed through Abbeville on her Way Home last monday. Or. A. H. Gibert and wife of Monterey were among the visitors to Lebanon on Las saturday. Mrs. F. A. Wilson of Warrenton has been quite sick for the past week Bat is now improving. The Colt show will be on Sal Day in september and not in december As published last week. Or. O. Mccracken and family Are spending a few Days in town with their relatives. Miss Jennie Allen la spending the summering Spartanburg with her sister mrs. Carlisle. Us. James in. Ieti mat to Putty Lor a weeks trip to friends and relatives in Monterey. Mrs. B. F. Smith of our town has secured a position As nurse in the Asylum Stcolumbia. Miss Orene Hughes and miss Susie Smith attended children s Day at Lebanon. Remember the Colt show on Sal Day in september so be sure and brine your Volta. Or. And mrs. Gibert. Of Bordeaux spent several Days with friends in town last week. Or. L. W. White delivered an address at Labanon to the children on last saturday. Or. Frank Wardlaw who is now in business at Rock Hill la at Home for a week. Mrs. S. W. Smith and mrs. A. W. Smith Are spending some time at Tolula. Let every Raiser of horse or mule Colts bring them in on Sal Day in september while in Abbeville capt. Patrick of Anderso was the guest of judge Cothran. Fine Rains and splendid Corn and Cotton crops Are reported All Over the country. Miss Belle Guerard has been on a visit to her sister mrs. Cuthbert of Pendleton. Or. Sam seals is now employed on the Survey corps of the g. & n. The Farmers should bring All their Colts to the show on Sal Day in september. Congressman j. S. Cothran and wife Are on a visit to relatives in Rome a. Miss Eugenia Frost of Charleston is visiting her aunt miss Ellen Parker. Several families have moved out to Little Mountan for the summer. The misses Brownlee of visiting at or. J. Gambrell s. Pearl the infant daughter of or. And . Ferguson is quite sick. Or. J. H. Latimer was a Delegate to the direct conference last week. Or. J. Lowry Wilson 1b now at Cleveland Springs for his health. Or. J. H. Mcdill left yesterday on a business trip to Donalds. Or. Harper from Lowndesville spent Friday night in town. Rev. H. Fennel of Monterey was i town monday. Miss Mammie Hill has been for a few Day sin the country. Miss Jennie Sondly is visiting her aunt airs. Branch. At Bordeaux july 29,1889, mrs. S. J. Zeigler a son. Mrs. Hammond spent a while in Newberr last week. The Little Mountain water club is about Tofall. P. Rosenburg & co., Are taking Stock. From the old Foet. The Stock fair to be a Rains and the Alliance the fair and other mews. Ninety six july 30,1889.the officers of the fair association Are receiving ally postal cards and letters fro parties from a distance enquiring about stable room and other accommodations. We feel assured that we will have a Large attendance both of Stock and people. Maj. Silas Johnson of Newberry was i town for a Short while last saturday. President Humberto the w. Railway company has called a meeting of the stockholders to meet Here ontbe2ud Proximo to elect delegates to a stockholders meeting to be held on the 13th of August. Duclo the fair correspondent of the press and Banner is Correct. We have Nothof Timph in on Oon of Noi Hono oka�1h but we Promise that our fair shall Excel either of the two last meetings of the Hope she will Honor us with her presence and encouragement we Are doing our Best to give the people of the of country a Good show and two or three Days enjoyment. Miss Ida Lefe Hunter has been visiting her Cousin. Miss Lee heats Huff. Or. Richard Pinson has the finest Colt in the township. So say some Good Edna Richardson of Gaffney City has been chosen to Abl St prof. J. Cork next year in the ninety sex High school. A Large number of the catalogues of the fair have been distributed. Or course we could not remember All and persons who have been omitted if they will Send in their names we will gladly mall them one. We Hope the press and Banner and medium will have reporters on the fair grounds. We will give them All the assistance in our from Savannah Augusta Macon a Abbeville Greenville. Greenwood Columbia Charleston and Union will be Here. Miss Annie Wilber of Cross roads is visiting the misses Littleton. There will be in each Day of our fair a game of baseball. The Rev. W. P. Meadors and messes. H. J. Sluard and w. L. Anderson jr., attended conference at Newberry last week. The Creamery has been ordered and will be one of the interesting features of our fair. Miss Mamie Blake has gone on a visit to friends in Newberry. We have had Fine Rains and the Alliance me and common Farmer Are looking Annie Blake has returned from a visit to friends in Abbeville. We will have two Cotton seed buyers besides our Oil Mill in the Market this fall. Our people will throw open their houses to Pisito Stothe fair. Or. D. T. Kinard has gone to Glenn . H. F. Fuller of Coronaca. Passe through ninety six yesterday on his Way Home from conference. The Entrance fee to our fair is 25 cents each Day. No Entrance fee for Stock except in the sweepstakes ring. The Young men of the town will give a Ball on the evening of the 15th Proximo. There will be a Barbecue each Day of the fair. We heard one of our prominent merchants remark that he bad about 500 bushels of Fine red Oats but he would not sell them to anybody unless they were to be planted. He would not sell them for feeding car Load of ice has been ordered for the Stock show. No preaching in town last sunday. Union in the presbyterian Rev. Leroy f. Beaty was in town last week the guest of the Rev. W. P. Meadors. The fair association has bought two thousands pounds of wire to Fence in their grounds. Come ont to the tournament. Knight from All the up country will be Here. The Alliance Here has set Down on jute end. A we i the Farmers in Phalanx. A solid front presented by the state Alliance. The proceeding in full of the Tecen convention in Columbia. The plan adopted for an Alliance fight with the jute of the addresses of president Stackhouse and or. increase from 3,060 to 20,000 the first year. Columbia s. C., july 24the Farmer s state Alliance opened their regular annual convention this morning in the agricultural Hall being called to order by presiden Stackhouse. The attendance of delegates was full and a number of visiting Alliance men were present the first business upon the organization of the convention was the recognition of and enrolment of delegates. The following were enrolled . Blakejr. . Cobb. . K. Norris and a. Latimer. . P. Sojourner. . Stony Porcher. . J. . H. Turner. . Tyndall. . Garner. . Evans. . J. Talbert. . T. Kershaw. . S. Bryce. . L. Donaldson and j. B. Harrison. . Jeremiah Smith. . Magilll. . W. Shell. . W. Jones. . Wilson. . W. Mclaurin. . D. Evans and c. Crossland. l. Kelt. . Verner. . Walter. . G. Gaines. . A. P. Butler. Spartanburg . F. Walker r. and g. B. Deane. . Cooper. . F. Kennedy. . B. Keeley. . H. White. Offices Fob next year. The first business after the enrolment of delegates was the election of state officers for the ensuing term. All the old officers were re elected with the exception of those who declined re election. The officers for the next year Are president a. T. Stackhouse of Marlon. Vice president the Hon. D. P. Sojourner of Barnwell Secretary j. W. Redville of Redville Spartanburg county. Treasurer b. T. Taylor of Chesterfield. Chaplain the Rev. James Douglass of Fairfield. Lecturer w. J. Talbert Edgefield. Assistant lecturer h. Mcrae Marion. Doorkeeper j. W. Kennedy Williamsburg. Assistant doorkeeper a. Walter of , j. F. Jarnigan of of executive committee for the next three years s. T. D. Lancaster of Spartanburg. Different committees were appointed by the chair one to report to the body upon the pre bibent 8 thu Rutm Tui a Vuici Ian Muumuu car Leoj. Terrell of Texas who was to install the recently elected officers. The evening session was called to order at 2 30 o clock. The first business was the installation of officers. After the installation the floor was Given to general lecturer Terrell of Texas who interested the Alliance with a talk until 5 o clock. Chairman Mcintosh read the report of the executive committee showing the books of the Secretary and treasurer to be perfectly satisfactory. The report As to a oust Ness Agency for the state will be discussed on thursday. Mckewn Agency system was discussed to Day. This system has been employed in Texas. The following committee were appointed on constitutional , Turner Harrison Kershaw and w. D. the jute bagging , Porcher Brice Deane Mclaurin White and Butler. On the consolidation of the agricultural wheel and Fanner s , Cunningham Jeremiah Smith Jones and Walter. The thanks of the Alliance were Given the Cotton Plant for the Gavel presented to the convention. Second dats proceedings. Duc Nuion of the plan opposition to with the agr cultural wheel endorsed. Columbia july 25.the Alliance re assembled in the agricultural Hall this Moning at 9 o clock. President Stackhouse presided. The Rev. Or. Douglass the chaplain led the Alliance in prayers. Vice president sojourner pre Aiumu Usu ii Giso Roi i to Raj. The entire morning session was devoted to the consideration of the plan for an Alliance Exchange. To How the disposition of the House on this question a motion was made and passed allowing each county the privilege of two speeches of fifteen minutes each. There was considerable opposition to the plan proposed by the executive committee which was however substantially adopted. A number of the delegates were opposed to the idea of the establishment of an opposition was Lead by messes. Dargan and Norris. Or. Dargan thought that production and not distribution was the scope of the Farmer and he thought suitable arrangements could otherwise be made. He advised postponing action until another time As the Alliance at present should not undertake too heavy a Load. But he was perfectly willing to abide by the decision of the body and do All he could to carry out its purposes. The Hon. Jeremiah Smith thought that the Alliance members had sent them to the state Alliance to adopt some such measure and should they not adopt such a measure the subs would be disappointed. Lecturer Talbert of Texas thought that South Carolina should take her stand with the sister state and was anxious to see this state adopt a plan for an Exchange. The Hon. L. Donaldson of Greenville thought that the Exchange should be adopts de. Col. D. K. Nor Rob thought the plan too complicated and that the Alliance was not yet ready to undertake the move though if adopted he would support it. The plan adopted is identical with that of Texas and Georgia. The question of the Alliance Exchange Lias undoubtedly been the great Issue of the present convention. The following in substantially the plan adopted plan for an Alliance Exchange. Article 1. The name of the corporation shall be the Farmers Alliance Exchange of South Carolina limited and by that name it shall have Power and authority to exist and enjoy succession for the full term of . Article 2. Thesdom Lull of the corporation shall be in any City or town in South Caro Inathe Board of corp orators May select and All citations or other Legal processes shall be served upon the president of said corporation or in Case of his absence or inability to upon the vice president and in Case of tiie i Uriu a Aiu Tuo Cuit jury. Article 3. The purposes for which this corporations organized Are to conduct a Gene ral mercantile business and to As agent for the Purchase and Sale of kinds of farm supplies and products and to do All that Appertains to the receiving handling forwarding and marketing of said products and the Purchase of supplies to erect manage and operate warehouses Stock Yards Grain elevators and packing establishments to manufacture guano or other fertilizers and All other such enterprises As May to found necessary or advisable to their profit and betterment. Article 4. The capital Stock of this corporations hereby fixed at the sum of 8200,000,divided into 4,000 shares of 850 each with Liberty to begin business whenever 85,000 of the capital Stock shall have been subscribed. No stockholder shall Ever be held liable or responsible for the contracts or faults of this corporation in any further sum then the unpaid Balace due on the shares of Stock held by him nor shall any Mere informality in organization have the effect of rendering this charter null or of exposing a stockholder to any liability beyond the amount of his article 6. Subscription to shares of capital Stock shall be made by sub alliances and not by individuals. Applications for shares of Stock must be accompanied by 25 per cent in Cash of the amount of Stock subscribed the balance to be paid when called for when certificate of Stock shall be issued As soon As the full amount subscribed for shall be Pailor. Article 7. It is hereby understood and agreed that each sub Alliance adopting this Exchange system and thereby ratifying this plan is firmly bound to subscribe for and make settlement on Stock As above specified to the numbers of shares due from it under the following schedule of ability. 1. E., those having less than thirty five members shall be apportioned one share thirty five to two shares sixty five to ninety five members three shares All Over ninety five members four shares provided this shall not prevent any Alliance from taking As Many shares As it chooses. Article 8. Each sub Alliance taking Stockin this corporation shall be entitled to one trustee stockholder who shall be elected annually at the time of the regular election of officers. The first trustee stockholder shall be elected by each sub Alliance when it decide Ste subscribe for Stock and shall serve till the next annual election. He shall represent his Alliance in the meet Nib of t us tee % a stockholders from and for All the sub alliances in the county and shall be entitled to As Man votes is he represents shares of Stock. The county convention of trustee Strab Liol Ders shall at a regular annual meeting to be held after the county meeting in july and before the state meeting elect from their number one Delegate who shall be known As state trustee Stock Hofier arid who shall be authorized to represent the Stock held in that county in state meetings of the trustee stockholders of the corporation and shall be entitled to As Many votes a he represent shares of Stock. Each trustee stockholder shall be the representative of the Exchange in his Alliance and shall give Bondin the sum of 8600 for the faithful performance of his duty. Article 9. The state trustee stockholders shall bold an annual meeting at the same time and place As the Farmer s state Alliance of South Carolina provided that the Board of directors shall have the Power to Call a meeting whenever in their judgment it is necessary. Article 10. Each county Alliance shall elect a county business agent provided that no delegates to the county Alliance shall be allowed to vote on his election unless the sub Alliance which they represent has Stockin this corporation. The trustee stockholders in each county shall at the regular annual meeting elect a Board of directors a Ntim kor of not More Man seven Irum men to serve for one year who shall supervise the work of the county agent fix the amount of pay he is to receive and of the Bond he 1s to furnish for the proper discharge of his duty. Article 11. The state trustee stockholders shall elect annually nine from their number As aboard of directors five of whom Small constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The state Board of directors shall elect from their number a president Secretary and treasurer. They May employ and discharge such assistants As they deem necessary fixing the amounts of their remuneration and of their Bonds they shall enact such by Laws and regulations As they deem requisite for the proper management of the business of the corporation subject to approval by Tho next meeting of stockholders provided All such by Laws and have full Force of Law till Bald meeting. Article. 12 All profits earned shall be applied first to pay All operating expenses second to pay 3 per cent per annul on the amount of Tho paid up capt Al Stock the balance of profits if any shall be distributed among the sub alliances holding Stock through their trustees in this corporation in proportion to the amount of their purchases and sales. Article 13. This of incorporation May to modified changed or altered or said corporation May be dissolved with the consent of three fourths of the Stock represented and a majority of the amount thereof issued at any general meeting of the stockholders of said corporation convened for purpose after thirty Days notice of such meeting shall have been Given in two daily papers published in the state and in the state official Organ. Article 14. Whenever this corporation maybe dissolved either by limitation of its charterer from any other cause its affairs Small be liquidated by three commissioners to be elected by the stockholders at a general meeting called for the purpose. Said commissioner shall remain in office until the affairs of said corporation shall have been fully liquidated and in Case of the death of one or More of said commissioners the said survivor or survivors shall continue to . After the appointment of a committee on mileage and per diem with or. Mcrae Asun an Tho Nroa Mont o Nuuuli Jiuu id Wui Uil Tutt Vul but in a Wmk u message issued it As follows president Stackhouse s address. During the first year of our existence As state organization our members have increase from 8,000 to 20,000. We now have 754 41 county alliances. At the Date of our last state Alliance we had 1� oju., the Tennessee Alliance announcing that they had ratified the plan of consolidation with the agricultural a Resolution in substance As follows resolved that we the members of Tho state Alliance in convention now assembled do earnestly Appeal to every sub Alliance in the state to make every Effort to secure the use of Cotton bagging and that they use Only Cotton or if a sufficient Quantity cannot be obtained then they use any other substitute from Straw or even common Homespun or anything but resolutions were adopted commending the Cotton Plant newspaper of Greenville and recommending it to Tho member sin this state. The Constitution for the consolidation of the joint Alliance and wheel was adopted by a vote of 23 to 12. The ratification of this caused considerable discussion. The action of the several counties in reference to the Cotton bagging was heartily action seconded the Alliance s fight against jute. A letter from capt. W. Coker president of the Darlington Cotton factory was Road. He offers to buy Cotton covered with any material weighing not Over three quarters of a Pound per Yard and protected. He says i will have no objection to allowing the additional Price suggested by the Augusta convention ten cents per Hundred the judicial a Ommittee was appointed for the next year As follows m. L. Donaldson j. Stoney Forcer and w. D. Evans. L. Donaldson was Eleood business manager and will have charge of the Alliance store. Delegates to the National convention were elected to the meeting to be held at St. Louis. The representatives Are w. J. Talbert d. K. Morris t. P. Mitchell and j. Jarnigan and a. P. Butler alternates. Resolutions of thanks were offered to or. Terrell for his interest in the Alliance. The next annual convention will be held in Greenville during the next summer. Cotton sacks. The Alliance seemed determined to push their jute fight and passed resolutions to wit res led that we recommend to on count alliances the passage of a Resolution to use no fertilizers not put up in Cotton sacks. Col. Butler introduced this Resolution which was passed resolved that we memorialize the legislature to pass an anti Trust Law similar to such Laws passed by Kansas Missouri and other states. The state convention endorsed the action of the National Cotton bagging committee and promised to do All they could to carry out its purposes. The convention adjourned at 10.30 o clock. A. K. Road icing Rocky River. Troupes budget of interesting and readable dots of doings in and around the seven Hill City. Lowndesville s. C., july 28,1889. The greater part of the past week was very hot. Not hot enough however to produce any casualties. Up to the past two or three Days it was getting Little dry in spots since then this entire township and some of the adjoining ones have been blessed with abundant Rains. The continued Rains should cause the planters to feel so Good that they would form a Trust a Combine As they Are becoming so fashionable these Days for Mutual Protection and cause them for the future to so conduct their farming operation As that they May be Independent the very Active interest that our county papers More especially the press and Banner and medium have taken in this matter in inking to planters to raise their own supplies has had very much to do in bringing about an easier feeling among them this year than usual. There has been a much larger area of Upland planted in Corn than usual which has been generally Well worked and the Corn is As Good. As the land would make. Or. Edward Calhoun of Monterey one of oar Best Farmers was in town monday. Or. B. A. Henry and or. J. Baker attended the Urray meeting at tid Erion on tuesday. Or. Jas. Baker went with the crowd to Hartwell Andersonville and Back Down the Savannah River to Elberton. Or. A. Z. Bowman attended the big Jubilee at Andersonville. As the Grady party came Down the River a regular ovation awaited it Large crowds being assembled at each of the ferries and Shewel Lalni was made to ring with loud Huzzah of Welcome and at Moseley s ferry where it debarked a number of people from both sides of the River had collected and bad on hand a repro using picnic to do Honor tothe illustrious georgian. Rev. W. S. Martin and or. left wednesday for the debt rect conference at Newberry. Miss Mary Rogers who has been successfully teaching a school in the nation Clos edit last Friday week and passed through Here last wednesday to her Home at it. Carmel to spend Ivan Tion. Or. James Grlbble went to it. Carmel last wednesday on a visit to to Latles in that Section. Or. And mrs. A. D. Smith of it. Carmel came up last wednesday on a Volt to their daughter mrs. P. L. Turkev. Miss Lucy Glbert of Lebanon spent last week with or. J. H. Baskin family and other sin the Community. Mrs. Jas near Abbeville has been sojourning among relatives and friends in this Section for several day6. Miss Jessie Trowbridge of Anderson after spending several Days at col. came to town on wednesday and Vas the guest of or. D. S. Barnes for a Day or White of Anderson is now visiting in our town. These Beautiful and accomplished Young ladles Olanderson Are always cordially welcomed in our town. Or. Albert Baker of Pickens has been visiting his Brothers messes. S. S. Audit. Pal Ravanol Nikoi or Loman for aavnpo1 Days. Or. . Linkscales. Of Penny s Creek spent a Day or two in town the last of the week the guest of his brother in Law or. T. Baker. Or. P. L. Sturke Yubas unfurled to the Breeze a red Dag indicating that he is Selling his goods at Cost. Rev. J. S. Murray pastor began a protracted meeting in the Baptist Church Here on . A. A. Marshall of Anderson will assist him during the week. Mrs. Belot is now visiting her son or. J. Belot our townsman who has been too much disposed o occupy Bis place in Messi 3.sherard and Leroy s store for several Days. Mrs. Porter and her two interesting Little girls of Are now visiting the family of their relative or. J. Belot. Las Sundy night some selfish miscreant entered the Watermelon Patch of messes. W. And j. L. Baker and took therefrom their four largest melons. The coloured people will hold a District conference Here beginning next thursday Bishop Holsey of Augusta ga., will preside. At the close of the Rev. Or. Murray s Sermon yesterday a bridal couple. Or. Barnes of Georgia and miss Lucy Tucker of the Fork repaired to or. Horton s near by where they were happily married by the above named minister. The sad news reached Here last thursday that mrs. W. V. Cun Scales who bad been at Blacks York county for sometime for he health had died at that place the Day before. Her remains were brought to Abbeville then on to Shiloh where after appropriate funeral services by the Rev. A. F. Berry they were committed to their last resting place in the presence of a very Large crowd. A Good woman has passed away. We deeply sympathise with that afflicted family. I on our bulletin Board is a Call for a Public meeting of the citizens of our town and others we will to glad to see for next saturday 3rd of aug. Evening at 5 o clock in the interest of education. This is a matter in which All Are interested and All should attend. Rev. A. L. Patterson of it. Carinel has been invited to address the people. Troupe m i m the level land duo West Walnut Grove and Rock Springs alliances and the Farmers generally Are requested to meet at Donalds Ville on Friday the 9th of August next and have a social gathering and picnic. Come one come All banners and friends of agr Cul Ture. Bring your wives daughters Ana sweethearts with Well filled baskets and let us have a Jolly time in interest of farming class. A. School commissioner Mclees delivered an address at the closing exercises of the Brierwood school. Miss Anna Bell who has successfully taught it is at Home now. Or. W. W. Gibout and miss Lizzie Glbert of Monterey were in attendance on the children Day at Lebanon. Water melons and cantaloupes Are still plentiful. Pesto flick hours. Post office opens 7.00 a. Close 10.20 a. Open at 10.50 a. 12.30 . Open 1.30 p. at 6.00 p. T. N. Tolbert p. Medium copy. Another car Load of that Fine cheap flour to come in this week. Those wanting a Good flour for a Little Money take notice and give us a Call. Smith a son. To arrive this week another car Load of that Samo Fine cheap flour at Smith s. If you have tried it we know you will Cal for More. If you Haven t tried it you should do so at once. Smith &. Son. Nothing is so useful in a poultry Yard As Imperial egg food. It keeps the Chicks Bright healthy and cheerful besides making them wonderful egg producers. For Saloff Only a Speed s drug store. Gloves in silk Lisle thread and kid gloves in All the new shades. W. Bell. An ele Grut line of gents underwear shirts n collars and cuffs at p. Rosenberg co. I or. 7"- a i re or. Toms troubles. A change of business advisable but not probable. M m 9in or Mack a experience onid Bon is. Sagar. Shouldering Whiske without with Agnita. Mccorduck s. C., monday july 16,1880. Monday has become a Legal Holiday with the people in Mccormick and the country for several Miles around in the neighbourhood. Another excursion from Augusta a. The Brothers and Ulster Mutual Aid society. Thev have 230 members. Initiation fee $1.50 monthly dues 25 cents one Dollar allowed per week for a Rick member and All necessary n uses at the death of a member each members assessed one Dollar. They bad prof. Henderson s string band we bad some Good music All free and a Nice Barbecue All furnished from , breads pots and Cooks. They arrived Here about eleven o clock and about two hours was taken up by introductions As All the relatives Baa come in from the , aunts first half Cousin on up to about forty second. By this time dinner was ready and All old and Young fell into line to partake of the bountifully supplied table. After dinner every one took a band in the ramble about and around the famous old Gold mines. The train pulled out about 5 o clock and then came the general , Uncle Cousin and Good Bye everybody. Tuesday. July 16,1889. Or. Editor i told you in my last that i expected to make a change in my business this week by and through the consent of my Mother in Law but As monday was excursion Day i made it a Holiday with the balance of the Good people so that is one More Day gone Winch i never ran regain a solid dead loss but no Viot Sami Wmk Tion of the town was on Are or a big dog Light some where in town. Or. Editor there Lino use in trying to Tell Yon who has been Hare t and who Baa gone the Job u too big for one Man. Sun a Only 21,1889. This is always quiet Day in Mogor Blok every body goes to Tourch and the store doors Are Oloyed. I would Tell you something about the shooting match on yesterday but i know the Boya would not like to have in with the Church dots a some of them might be member of the Church. I will be out next week with my article on farming. Yon can delay publishing it for a week or to i you think the Carmen will not be done laying by i will do the beat i can on the article of farming Bat i Don t want a situation on a hot Mondy july 22,1888. Iam sorry to hear that mrs. Berry Deacon and Meta Anna Price were thrown from a buggy on yesterday evening and waa badly Hurt. The particulars t the town Looka this morning like everybody will get Here before break test. Toil our entire Stock of gents underwear in Anu. Grades at Cost p. Rosenberg a co. Great bargains in ladles and gents hosiery at p. Rosenberg a co. Bursts turnip seed la acknowledged Tobe the beet for this latitude. Smith son & have just received a lot pure and fresh of Thebes varieties. All summer dress goods will be sold at great reduction by p. Rosenberg & co. Preparatory to taking Stock we have greatly reduced our prices in every . Rosenberg & co. Gents Low quartered shoes at Cost. P. Bosenberg co. G. H. S. The next session of the Green Wood Hale High school win open monday september 2, 1889. The school will be classical English and , Independent and a denominational. Preparation for College a . Those in search of a frs class school should correspond with the principals Giles l. Wilson Rufus b. Wilson Greenwood s. july 81, 1889, 2m announcement i wish to announce to the Public that 1will be in Abbeville in a few Days and will bring with me my optical instrument Lor fitting spectacles and Eye glasses in a scientific manner. Also a Complete line of Gold Silver Nickel by Louise rubber and steel frames for spectacles and Eye classes. An lenses to fit the above of the finest Quality that Money and pains Cah procure. Persona needing anything in this line would do Well to consult me before placing their orders you will and my prices very All goods Sola by me Are guar entered to give perfect satisfaction or Money will be cheerfully refunded. I have taken a thorough course in the methods of fitting glasses and use the latest improved myopia or hyperopia corrected As easily by my process As Ordinary falling Eye sight. Having a Well equipped jewelry store i am prepared to fill All orders for anything inthe line of watches , clocks Silver and Silver plated Flat and hollow War Gold and Silver Bead umbrellas canes dto.,at City proles. And guaranteed to be just As represented. Hoping to find Yon All enjoying Good health and a prosperous business Ana soliciting a share of your patronage i am very respectfully. Walter d. Tub ten. No. 11 grand St., Monroe request. Any information concerning the Hicl rebook of the teachers association of Abbeville county will be a favor t the undersigned. W. . L. Miller j. F. Harper july 31,1889. 2t committee. County teachers f association. The teachers association of Abbeville county will meet at due West on the 21st and 22nd of August. A. Fall programme has been prepared and the Only thing that will be necessary to make the meeting a Success is a Large attendance of the teachers. The first session will begin at 10 a. M., tbe2lbt. A Mclees chair of executive com. Notice to Mill having determined to make som change in my business i offer Tor Sale Leven or eight tracts of land containing. 1800 or 2000 acres. N All. Telb land is All located fear Monterey except two tracts three or four Melee from lodges and will be old in tracts to suit Pur terms Are one Forth Cash. Ban knee in one two and three years with inter stat seven per cent secured by Bond and mortgage. Call on me at my House near Monterey Abbeville county. A. J. Clinkscales. July 31,1889. 3m executors notice. A la persons indebted to the estate of e. Barmore deceased must Nake prompt payment of their debts and Hose holding claims against said estate will present the same at once to e. W. Barmore Donalds a or w. H. Mays Greenwood 8. C., july 23, 1889. 3t executors notice subscriptions to capital Stock of ntne3ty-Slx fair association will be received on and after july 18th. 1hs9. Books will be open Dat office of James Rogers. Ninety sir . James Rogers w. H. Frazier w. B. Ut8ey, j. Anderson j As. T. Bozeman k. Julian j. H. Rice jr., no. Foster w. L. Anderson Corporator. Ninety six s. C., july 9,1889. A

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