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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 17 April 1901

THE ADVERTISER, Subscription l'rico-12 Mouths, $1.60 Payable in Ad ucc. j:. w. BALL, Kditor. Itutcs lor Advertising-*?Ordinary Ad vorti8oments, per square, ono inser tion, $1 .00; each subsequent insertion, 50 cents- Liberal reduction made for large Advertisements. W. \v. Ball, Proprietor. LAUBENS. S. <"., April 17, 1001. Director Bauer, successor to 1 Old Probabilities." Ol United States De partment of Agriculture for South Carolina section, issues Bulletin No. L, dated April 8, and covering the Ii rst ' w?ok of April. The conditions have been uniform throughout the State, colil and wet and all vegetation limp ing behind: Tho conditions below pro bably give the general situation: "Tobacco plants are unusually small, plentiful In p'aces und scarce in others, but none have boon transplant d. W heat and fall sown oats arc both promising, but are small, having only recently started to grow; spring oats arc poor. Some hessian H'cs are reported on wheat "With the excoption of Bdgellol...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 17 April 1901

The Cooper Farming and Distillery Company ol Brcvard, N c., will bo gin lim Hri-t of May to ship whiskey from Ashvlllo Tho ndv< rtisoment of this company wilt ho fouud in Tim Ad l'ISKU. II: \ uro a reliable eotic.ro. Mr. A. W. sharpe,a promioont b'.sl noas man of tho Saludn, near Prlnco ton, ivas in the city on Wcdnosduy last, lie bus on his farm a deposit of Pea*, which has been examined by experts, sa <i to i?j of the lines! quality. Wo b g our Expo ition Commissioners to take note with reference to oar wealth in natural resources, it lbs not far from the great Waro Shoals, w here there is foutnl the best Kaolin in the State. All thoso things Should he in the 1.aureus County exhibit, with proper drawlugs of our great Water Powers, the Tum bling Shoals, Van 1'attou's and a dozen others whoro the waters tiro dashing into spray and winding their way t<? ihe ocean. A bride mooting an old gentleman friend was congratulated ami was ad vised to feed the young gentleman of her ch...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 17 April 1901

( AN HUMBLE 11 HERO BY THOMAS ?* -P. MONTFORT COPYKianT, 1001, BY THOMAS P. MONTPOKT :T CHAI'TKK IX a DANOKItOUS Mi l ri vc. Although ii couple of weeks hai) pass ed since .lames Melvin arrived <m I'os sum Itidgc, Hie public had by tin means I hist Interest in him. and neither had Its curiosity regarding him been In any de i groo Klltlslled. lie was sidl an object j df wonder, and speculation concerning IitIt] his ptisl life ami character ami his purpose in coining t<> ibo Itldgo - was as rite as it had ever beeil, Of course ins statement 10 old man Turner thai ho hail come there t<> pros pect tor mineral had spread abroad UlUOIIg the people, hut there were very few who I" T.-ved for a moment thai j there wits' II word of truth in it There were no mineral developments In Mull seetio.i ami, so far as any one knew , no Indications of mineral deposits. In view ot these things, what IIUolll).I was tie re of a company of capitalists Bonding a man there on any such mis slot...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 24 April 1901

THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON. TILLMAN AND M'LAURIN PAY THEIR Rl:SPECTS TO EACH OTHER. "When Greek Meets Greek, fJ lien Conies the Tug of Wur." TUK SENIOR ON THH JUNIOR Tillman Makes Charges ot Din honesty ? Declares McLaurin Without Conscience. Replying to a request for Iiis opinion on Senator McLaurin's speech at Char lotte, Senator Tillman spoke as follows in an interview at Ins Ionic in Tren ton : "It is contradictory, full of para doxes and seems intended to pave the way for the Senator's passage into the Republican camp. It may excite sur prise outside of the .State, but the only thing which astonishes us here ? his continued effort to pose as a Democrat. Democracy has a broad or general meaning and a Bp< local mean ing an applied to one i . the great nn tional parties. M> i ulleague says, 'My definition of Democracy is liberty for man formulated into .-i theory of gov ernment; it menus man's inalienable ownership of himself. It inean? free thought and free Speech. This ...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 24 April 1901

THE ADVERTISER. Subscription Prlce?12 Mouths, $1.50 Payable in Adiancc. B. w. BALL, Editor. Kates for Advertising.?ordinary Ad vertisements, per square, one inser tion , * 1.00; oaofi subsequent insertion, f>U cents. Liberal reduotion made for lartre Advertisements. w. w. Ball, I 'ronrietor. LAUUENS, S. C? April 81, 15)01. OVCI tlie Pasture Fence. W. G. ChalToe has within the last three weeks been appointed Post Mas ter for Aiken, about a two thousand dollar job?a plum not to he grinned at. Ohaffee was horn a Democrat and until recently lived u Democrat.Chalfee was of a well-known family. John Q. Capers prominently connoeted in this Stato was appointed as a Democrat to the Attorney General's Ofllco at Wash ington und when McKinley went in Capers did not go out. Last year he Campaigned for McKinley in West "ir triniu. Lust week he was appointed District Attorney for this State, a lit tle $1,1)00 plat e, lie goes in in July, Mc Kinley makingthoappointment before starting on his six...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 24 April 1901

The Exposition. The township committees are ex ported to bo in full attendance on May 4th, Saturday. Nole Ibis. A lawyer of this citv furnished a big and good farmer with his sweet potato seed. HONOR ROLL Of Laurons Graded School for tfie month ending, April 12, 1001: First Grade: Bmelitio Boyd, Bdmonla Oarrett, Alberta Riddle, Bolen Tay lor, Moore Dial. Charles Fleming, Shell McDaniol, Itoland .Moseloy, WaT ter O'Doll, Brskine Todd, James Todd. Second Grade: Nat Kennedy, Clarke Mint<T. Itussoll Mlater, John Watts Third Grade: Hoary Irby. Wellie MeDantel. Fourth tirade- Sarah Babb, Toccoa Oalno, llolon Crisp, Sadie1 Sullivan, Itiohurd Simpson, Marion Wilkes Fifth Grade: Annie Diamond, Daisy Kicbelborgor, Kthol Simmons, Bll/.a Sullivan. Fannie May Wright, Samuel Fleming. SixthGrado: LtllioArmstrong, Rosa Balontino, Lillie Miller, Mary Todd, Robert Richolborgor. Stobo Young. seventh Crade: Olle Adain?. Loreo Boyd, Frankio GHtton, Annie Rlohey, Josio Sullivan, Frank Crisp. Bight h G...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 24 April 1901

j AN HUMBLE j 1 KE^l^C3 BY THOMAS | _- P. MONTFORT |;:p.;,v| COPYKIQUT, IM?, BY THOMAS P. MONTFOKT it CHAPTER XI. ANOTHKII NTIIAXUKU MMM.AIts. James Melvln, whose will name was Prank Sii.it..n. did nul v?> away from Possum RldgP, US I. -Hi-a lllltl advised him t<? ?u, but be bad lurried on from day to day iu tho hope <>r seeing i? ? -r ngnln and promising himself dial as s.i as be htld another Interview with her he would lake his departure. His purpose !u seeing her iigaiii was to make ti strong and Until effort t<? In duco her to nceompuny him t<> s.>int> point in the far west where they would remain unknown and whore, its he reasoned, IJiey could loud Riifo and happy lives. one evening be cumc in from a long trump hi the woods, where he had gone ostensibly to prospect for mineral, au.I tonn.I Turner sitiiu? iu froill of ilio lions.' in n deep study. He watch ?-d the obi man for a little while, then called out gnyly i<? him: "A penny for your thoughts,...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 1 May 1901

BIM* ARP REVIEWS THE WAR Death of Gen 'TIxc" Anderson Causes a Buck ward Glance General G. T. Auderson (Old Tb?e) ai d Cob ncl Tom Taylor have just passed over the river. Tiny wore in ar the same ugC anil were elo>e to gether during the civil war. General Anderson was our brigade commaudoi and Colonel Taylor commanded one of his regiments, the First Kentucky. Since tbc war one ol tbein was made chief of police of Atlanta and the other .ol fiOUisvilie, Ky. Taylor was next to Itbc last of the surviving colonels of that brigade. It was General llartow's old biigade, composed of the Seventh, Kighth, Ninth and Eleventh Georgin regiments and the First Kentucky and ii Virginia battery. The regiments changed their colonels many times and of the old Eighth only one (Colonel Towers), who was its fifth colonel, now survives. None but the veterans know how numerous wort: these changes of commanding oillcors. The records show iliat but one of the Georgia regiments (hal wem iuto ser vier in l?...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 1 May 1901

THE ADVERTISER. Subscription Price-12 Months, $1.50 Payable in Advaucc. It. W. BALL, Editor. Rates for Advertising.?Ordinary Ad vertisements, per square ono inser tion, $1 .00; each subsequent insertion, f>0 cents. Liberal reduction made for largo Advertisements. w. w. Ball, Proprietor. LACHENS, s. c., May I, 1001. Our Cuban itelatious. A Cuban Commission of Iivo dele gatos reuohod Washington to roofer with tho Prosldi nt upon tho proposed relations of that Island to this Nat ion. Greil? courtesy was shown them, but the receiving committee was mostly military gentlemen of tho War De partment, gentlemen with epaulettes on thoir shoulders, and .-tars, and gar tors. Tiny were turned over to the war branch of our governmental ma chine, of which President McKinley is commander In chief. It must have greatly improssod these civil foreign ers, members of a constitutional con vention, presumably mild-mannered gonilomon. Lieut-Govornor Wood, our Napoleonic master of Cuba, hurried homo and...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 1 May 1901

t'uruiau'g Dormitory. On the 2lth iiiat., in GreonviUe city at the ceremonial exercises of com mencing tiie work of bulldiag a new Dormitory, ltev. J, B.JParrott was ono of the speakers, representing tbo Lau rons Association. Tho Grccuvillo News of the 20th in its account of the pro ceedings further says: "At the conclusion of the exercises m the hill the audience retired to the southern part of tho campus juat abovo t js'de iee of Dr. Montague, whoro Uov. .1. B. I'arrott, as ivproientatlve of tho Iirst association to subscribe to tho dormitory fund, tho Laurons assocla tloii, -hoveled the Iirst dirt for the now bu lldlna At the federation of Clubs at Green ville the followingollicers were elected for anoth ?r year: President?Miss Louisa B. Popp.-m heiin, Charleston. I irst Vice President?Mrs. A. K. Smith, Kock Hill Second \ ice President ? Mrs. John < I White, Chester Recording Secretary ? Mrs. C. C Kenthorstone, I.aureus'. Corresponding Secretary Mrs. L. Blake. Spartanburg. Tre...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 1 May 1901

j AN HUMBLEJj fcM::\ HIDRO BY THOMAS H I W!f$$-P. MONTFORT &$jM jv" (Dl ihioni 1X1 1 "i l l ii\i\si MOhlFOIil ^ ? sir ^?u'^mmbv' ^Aik. '??iMMWiir' n> iiiiiiii *""??- ^nnw ^ikura I CIIAPTRR XIII. ONi; Mi l \ IN I KARRD. Turner knew that Melvln was not gOlllg to neck.It's Mill. He W88 us' well assured of thai fuct as he would have I" en had Melvln told him so. He knew, on the contrary, that lie was go-. In? to Hi Jenkins- place. Why he was going he did not know further than that he knew the new stranger had something to do with it. The important Information possessed by a little coterie at Beckett's Mill concerning Melvln had not reached Jonathan Turner. In fact, and for aj wonder, it had not spread beyond the! few persons to whom Sam Morgan had related It that night at Ulcks' store. The reason It had not spread, and the only reason doubtless, was attributable to ilicks, with an eye single to busi ness he had seen a likely chance to til n a few honest dollars only if they would...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 8 May 1901

VOL. XVI. LAURENS S. C WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1901. NQ "LEE, THE PRINCE OF CHIVALRY." A Splendid Tribute to the Conled< rate Dead by a Native of Greenville County The following address was delivered in Atlanta on lllo2GtU of April by .Janu s W. Austin, Esq., a native of Greenville County, ami the oldest son of Dr. \V. II. Austin, oi ' Walkersville. Mr. Austin is one of tho leading law)018 of At lanta, and as (ho orator on Memorial Day he has acquitted himself with great credit. The address was heard by several thousand people, and is as follows : My bYicnds- The minstrel of the ancient days who told m song ami story of llie Trojan war sings of a PCOIIO where I'antlaius, an aged councillor Ol Troy,standing with Urcstldn, his niece, upon the city's eastern battlements, looks down on l'nain's legions coming back in untamed splendor from tlw Daidan plain wlicrcou they had met in equal combat with the haughty Greek, and as the serried hosts return and each successive phnlaux liles within i...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 8 May 1901

THE ADVERTISER. tfubscrlptlou l'rico-ia Mouths, $1.60 Payable in Advance. is. W. i! \ i.i,, Editor. Kates lor Advertising.?Ordinary Ad vertisements, nor square, one inser tion, $1 .on; oaoh subsequent Insertion, 60 cents. Liberal reduction made for largo Advertisements. w. \v. Ball, Proprietor. LALRKNS. S. C, .May S, 1001. McKinley in the South. The President's tour has been an ovation unexampled in cordiality and heartiness from the Potomac even unto San Francisco. The train ha- -en Showered with Mowers and .icarty oheers and the throats of thousands have shouted welcome and God Speed. All ages, sexes, conditions und colors have united in the wonderful exhibition of reciprocal good fueling Anil now there is discussion as to the significance of it all and what it all means. We do not think it political ? it might pos.-ibly he a bid for support of the McKinley foreign policy--it can mean nothing personal to McKinley The out-burst of hospitality on tin part of the Southern people is n...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 8 May 1901

The Jacksonville Tragedy. Iiicksonvllle,tho chief city of Florida mi ft rc-?l from a great conflagration on Friday hist, threo-fourths of the o'ty being'burnt, Ten thousand people are honi ilosj, seven lives lost uml from ten t > lifleon millions property swept away. It is tho greatest calamity that has hofallon u Southern city. To relieve tm- suffering that must follow will greatly tax the generosity and charity of tho Sou thorn people. Mr. W. W. Kill. Proprietor of this paper and city , IPor of Tho Times-Union, published ?! Jacksonville, wires his father here a; follows, "Situation dcplorablo and ruin beg gars dcscrlp* ion. W. VV. BALL." Lauren* - largi ly represented in lh( population of tho city. The facts are siillicient to appeal for relief to these who sympathize with the af ? iclcd. i wo ;M> to presi we learn with ro . r. t id the death of Mrs. I>r. .1. II. Downey, at the home of her parents, Limestone Springs, The iti nuul picnic at Cooloy's IMdgo win take place th...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 8 May 1901

AN HUMBLE HERO BY THOMAS P. MONTFORT < OPYItlGJIT, 100), UY Til' >M \s p. MONTFOItT Ctl "Vi i Sur" h ?1 predicted, n ? ? ? :.i ? ? ? ,!"' Informal ? 1 ' ? VHS h:hi ?thor holt? i?S (?:' .?in il reward would lie |> ii?l I ' The M> BCllptlon Of ' ?! : ? ? ? : ? tllO cir cular !i.i ? ' ? ? leetl.v as to Iwive Iiii doe'- l ' ? lug tho loan Ilia I vvn - 11IHM ? ' decided H.at Iii? circular . wTre lu lu accord k Pap I Sam Mur I excluded it- Knew lie tllO mid fern si t:?-? So!!' g HI 1* ml,I : Implicitly, hii I. while lie v v as com* polled io Ii I htm I the s. Orel on ue* eptlul ? f iiW i idhg the tu\vltshlii eon stable, I' r when ii eaiiie to milking the arrest Sam would tin\?* e> take the lend. Thill i:;.:lit he showed the circular i?? those throe men Iii hi- store and asked their opinion "ii it. After roild I UK it pver eurefully they nil agreed', with one n<.ni. that Ilu-ks Wits right In his view and Unit Stielten dud Melvln wore certainly one mid the sann1. ??Thal." ...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 15 May 1901

1IAMPVON HIGHLY HONORED. Veterans March in Body to Great chieftain's Home. Wade 11 a tti |> ou who has been do scribed l>\ (ifn. Gordon us the greulesl Ilia i ihr SliilO Ol South Carolina 0VOI' i>roiluce<l, was honored yoslrrduy as bill few men uro < vor honored do this cut!; It is itiro that it falls to the lot ol man to liav?j t-ueli tribute paid to him by liuudiods of men, each of whom is hiuisell a hero. Gen Hampton was roue i nlTeclod by the remarkable demonstration of alTuction and regard made by llie grizzled survivors of mam a blood} baitlelield und dashiugcharge: bO UUiell so thai towards the end ot the address I > his men bis voice was fal. h rim.', and lu: spoke with dillieulty. Hi.- lo an was lull to ovot(lowing. It was a sight thut those who witnessed can never forge?. Ii cariiod lo all the lessou liiai honor, chivalry and integ lily have a reward thai no ollier quult Ikiilions ran procure. li was aboul 5.U0 o'clock when ihr Confederate veterans in ihc...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 15 May 1901

TUE ADVERTISER. >,??: I Subscription l*ricc?J1 Months, $1.50 Payable in Advance. iL >V. HAI.Ii, tidltor. Itat08 for ?MveiTlsTiig.?Ordinary Ad vertisements, nor square, one inser tion, $1.00; each subsequent Insertion, r>0 cents. Liberal reduction made for iurgo Advertisements, W. \v. Bai I 'ronriotor, LAUKKXS, s. < ., Mnj 16, 1001. "Stui They Come." There is a trick of falling on the fi ot ?the eat has It to perfection. Ho may fall a furlong, hut will catch on all fours. His foot fall, too, is as silent and noisolessas the snow fall upon tl e river. It is now announced that ('? P. Towneend and T. IL Butlor may b" ap pointed District Deputies to Capers Two are allowed for this StatO ue.d they pay about twonty-four bundtv d a yearoach. Nice plums. Hutlor la a native of Union county, but live-at Gaffnoy,whore he practici s law,and re presents Cherokee in the legislature a', present. He is qulto young and has hardly grown spurs a- yet. ''.I'. Town good, as wo understand, is ...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 15 May 1901

In tho annual colebrnMon of the Olar losophic Society, B. c. College Satur day night, T. I?. Garrott, of Laurens, was a warded tho medal, It. I'.. Pusloy, another Laurens hoy, was in the debating contest and won laurel-, .1 I). Grlflla carrying oh* tho modal. ,j. ii. Maohcu, also of Laurons, was (?ne of the chosen declalmors, his sub j'-ut holng, "Foot-printson the Sands." Comparatively few persons now liv ing have ever soon the oomodiuu, John I',. Owens, yel a generation ago he was ouq of tho most popular aotors on tho Amorloau stuge. in the June number of Mo't hire's Magazine, Clara Morris rcoslls some very amusing anecdotes ol ih sgifted actor, In whoso company she for a lime played loading roles. At iho Experiment Farm of the N. c. State Horticultural Society the exper imental work on fruits and vegetables is lie: COinploteSt i-i Ill's country . The supervising committee have issued a lit t'e book, "Exporimonts with Fertil |/.ers,' which they send free to farm ers and horticultu...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 15 May 1901

r AN HUMBLE } it! HERO : BY THOMAS 1 -P. MONTFORT :;: I J;>'?-;:v copyright, iwi, by tiiom \h w montkout I I CF1APTEH XVII. MAKING AMKNDS. Sim Banks walked slowly homeward. Since leaving Sam Morgan he had growu calm, very, very cnliii. Inn his heart was as heavy n^ he! Iiis v. a the ealliniess of hopeless dl'Spllll Mini complete residual ion. "I see my duly." he repealed ovei Mild over, "nil I'll do it if it Kills no-." Iiis face was while, hill liiere was ti (Inn, set expression liiere which show ed thai bis mind was made up ton pur pose and (hill there would bo 110 Wll verlug in fulllllhig It Like Ids elass In general, he was slow tu see ins <iu;> bul OIICO having seen It there was U" shirking it ami no faltering in its tils charge. lie believed nil Sam Morgan had odd 111 in. Ill view of all he I.new he had no shadow of reason for doubting. It was true, every word ol It. Vet before he aeted he would hear it from Lou isa's own lips. He even Imped hoped | against bo| o that...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 22 May 1901

VOL. XVI. LAURENS S. C. WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 1901. NO> ( . POLITICS IN THIS STATU. McIyfiurin'B Position as it Appears to an Outsider. Mr. W. K. Curtis, cornspondonl of the Chicago Record-Herald, who was recently in Chntlcslou and other parts of South Carolina studying the politi cal situation developed by Senator Mc? Laurin, writes to Iii? paper from Co lumbia his improssious of the caso. lie ?ayn: "The politics of South Carolina arc in what in. y ho called an interesting Situation, but to appreciate the signi ficance one must take into considera tion a few events in history, Hclore the war South Carolina was ruled by what is familiarly known as Iho "plan* tation aristocracy,'' a close ami cxclu Bivo clan which was autocratic ami iu dependent. After the war enroc what iB known as the "carpet-bag" period, wlien former soldiers and camp fol lowers of the Union tinny organized the newly enfranchised negroes into a Republican party and controlled the ollices ami the iinances of the St...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
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