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By IIu-li Wiltton. !
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 1883.
Tho Legislature adjourned sine <?.'< last j
^lomlaw and the members are all at |
home, 1 cady to enjoy tho Christmas holidays.
Wo welcome them back, aflor n
Mission of faithful services, and we congratulate
the country upon the fact, that
nearly all their legislation hus boor.
Vise. In nothing did thfly show greater
Wisdom ttatt in repealing the objectionable
toatures of the Kail road law. This
Legislature was extremely temperate.
1'very proposed measure looking to I'ro-.
liibition was passed. Karnwell and Oco- 1
iieo cmiuties have Prohibitory laws. It
i.i almost certain that the loaders of the 1
4einpuranro movoment could have obtained
any favor in that line, which they ;
might have asked. :
1 HO country in m w i'?u^i.uuu?<<i
iho defeat of the proposition to repeal the
lien law. The agricultural pursuit*, and
1ho credit of it* followers are still unimpaired,
and all may go to work, without
fear of tho law. ,:
Tho Legislature in its wislom ?aw tit
to withhold any appropriation fur the
completion of the State House. While ji
we should have been glad to see thej
building finished we shall not complain,
at tho lack of appropriation for that pur pose.
The standing humbit.tr, the Columbia
Canal, which has been a constant source
of expenditure for fifty or hixty years,
received greatly increased appropriation.!
After the State spends a quarter or a half
tnillimt <lol];irv r?mr<?t?i:m hns heretofore '
boon spoilt, wo shall propose to give the!
thing to the city of Columbia on coudi-i
tion that bond and security is given that I
no more appropriations will he needed. |
Would that some fl-jod or freshet would
sweep the last trace of it lrom the fnce of
Upon the whole, wo say well done to
ruir Representatives. They have done;
Avoll, Rod deserve our thanks.
Yesterday Was Christmas day, and i
many a turkey wan carved in Abbeville
by generous ho?ts to honored guosts- j
Tiood choer and good wine were partaken
Vy many, and peace and good-will
boomed to reign supreme.
Hundreds of young hearts were made
happy by the mystical visits of Santa
l.'laus who filled scorcs of little stockings
Willi ('.111(11(4.1, 11II Iioril* KUU OlIU-l ai Livivo
to please the eye, the oar, and the taste,
and to gratify the desires of the children.
Let it net be forgotten, however, that
nway from our Warm fires, and our comf-irtable
doors, that there are many little
children who wero not gladdened by
any gift from loved ones. Let our generosity
extend to them, and let our gifts i
to the hearth-stone of the poor and the j
humble. A very cheap present would be i
of inestimable value to the heart which
may be hungering for somo evidenco of
aflection or care from the outside world.1
The most costly Rift is not of m>ro value
in sileh case than the mere evidence of
being remembered by a respectod neighbor.
While we are celebrating the birth ofj
Ilirn who died that we might live, let j
lis not go far off to distant lands in search ,
*>f proper recipients of our charity. The |
poor we have always with us.
Servants should not '?e forgotten,
t'hristmas comes but once a year, and
wo can certainly afford to he generous to
Ihose who may have served us, and contributed
much to our pleasure and comfort.
Elsewhere in these columns may be
found the press dispatches for one day in
Jeference to manufactures and coal mining.
Wo ask for the statement therein
the espoeial attention of the advocates of i
building factories at the expense of the
farms. By no combination of eircum
Htuuces could so many persons be thrown.
ont of employment fit an agricultural
"otmtry. But a factory or a mill or a'
foundry, can Ik; stopped at any time by
fbe edict of a few stockholders, leaving
thousands of persons out of employment.
Fanners are their own masters, and are
dependent on no man. They arc the
fnoxt independent men lit tho world.
But how is it as to the factory or mill
hand when tho nnchincry may be stopped
at any moment.
The Lien Law Not Repealed.
Tlift T nrrSiil'ihf rA rof<iuo/7 f r\ m nnol t tin
lien law. Our statement last week to
that effect was in consequence of our
miKhitorpretirx a tolographic dispatch.
We regret the error, but we presume, we
will be excused, us we as seldom err in
<r>ur fact's as a majority of newspaper
httrptr'* ytngaziixe for Jan nary l? n worthy
fequsd to the brilliant Christmas Number of
thai periodical. The openinc paper Is a personal
skcteh of the |KM-t Whlttler by Harriet
I'res'ott Spofford. beautifully Illustrated by
Jlnrvy Fenn. A fli?o portrait of Whlttler is
the frontispiece of th? Number.
The new novel by William Hlnck, "Judith
Shakespeare," N the literary event of the seainn.
It i* a? insSterly in delineation of hu- I
man ?entini?nt a? in its description of nature,
and It bus very ntinosplicro of Shakespeare's!
period. It is illu?trafd in Abbey's
nest style. One of these Illustrations is printed
scperately on heavier paper.
This Number ron tains the second part of
I*. HoeV new novel, "Nature's Serial
Story." with beautiful illustrations by Gibson
and Die) man.
Miss Constance Fennlmore W olson contrlb- j
ntCRa paper on 'Mcntone," which Is at the
\ ftume lime a descriptive paper and cliaracter |
) #ketch, 11 jely Illustrated.
I ( Nothing could more readily or efTectlvoly j i
T S . revivo tiro popular Interc-ts in our declining
\ -merchant marine than Mr. ft. W, Sheldon'if j i
i iidnilrahlc paper on "The Old Packet and I'Hp-1,
\ per Service." of which New York will always [
M promi. it is (niiya iiu-mnuir y, uui h uravc :
- t jiwU Inspiring one.
C >lonel IIiggimnn resumes his "American I
}Ii*tor}" series with a paper entitled The j
> JMrthof h Nation," witn s en excellent illustration*
by llo*?nril I'yle.
Thomas A. Janvier give* us a Mexican
glmst story, "Wha* was seen by Juan Valdez
Tn Siiltlllto;" nnd a Christinas story, entitle')
"Miss (.'assy's Christ mas-llox," Is contributed
1 fcv "A Wotklng Girl."
L William C. Prime gives a personal sketch
f of James Btichitinn, ?pp/v?j?'?* of the rceent i
y publication of Judge Curtis's biography A !
lull paired portrait, engraved by Krucll, lllus?
trnies the article.
i Mm. H. C. Kunners ar!lcle, "f'lly AthleHe*,"
will surprise even New Yo'k"rs. f?w of
L whom know to what extent nthletfc sports
V Are carried on in what the author aptly
^all* "The Amateur Athle.ic Capital of the
^ pi. "World-"
In the E>i*y Chair Mr. fJeirge William Curis
diseases Ii.'tllati opera In New York, Mr.
K.jgy trTing and Mls? Terry In the "Merchant rf]
X>nice." "The theory and Practice ot Popular ,
Government." and other timely MU'jeeiS. :
Charles Hudley Warner f>i'cns a very cnt"r-j
jfc,- fcrtalnin? Jh-ttwr wItli a hmueiou* dlsscrta-1
W& ??-? tirni on the division of lime. The other tic-1
H jmruncnts arc admirably sustained.
f Bolls Across the Snoir.
L f)h rhrislmas, inert y ( hristmns,
- It Is really come again?
/ with Its mcniniorie.-nrd sreetln^s.
With Its Joy and with its pah).
There's a minor In the carol,
Pf-.v And h shadow In the light, i
iX > .And anprny of cypress twining
With the holly wreath to-niylit.
And the husk Is never broken
tetT By laughter light and low.
A* we listen in the stailli'lit
B'- , To fho "bellH across the snow."
Oh. Chrl>lnim?, merrj Christinas,
- 'Tin uot so vary long
Finee other voices Mended
With ihc enrol and thesoncf
If we could hut ln-ar them kinging
Ah they are singim; now,
Yes ' Jf we could but see the nuilaive
. Of the crown on each dvnr hrnw,
r"*-. There should bo no hIjjii tosmalhiT,
I 9/ No hidden tear to How.
[ r As we listen In the starlight
F'Sfcy.j To the "bells Hcrowj the wow."
I Olj, Christmas, ntcrrjf Christmas,
f ^ Thin never more can be ;
f "We cannot bring ?Knln the days
? <M nnr unshadowed glee:
C Uut Christmas, happy Christmas.
?< Sweet herald of good will,
H With holy songs of glory
m Brings holj'cladnos* still,
p For peace and hope may brighten,
I. And patient love may glow,
f Aswe listen In the Starlight
I To tba " bells across the Rnow."
R : The New Hymn.
fc Father, bend thine ear and henr m?
I While I call to the in prayer,
I* Let thine angels linger near me
N , In my lime of grief and car??
I Like the sun upon the river
I ,- . Let thy love upon me shine,
X Till niy life shall ?riug forever
Ik In the boundless deop of thine.ft
Father, whenmy lip# an; pleading
Kor the weury noarch to end.
H Jlomelsss, lonely, torn and bleeding,
Let me find in thee a Mend,
B When like leaves my hopes are falling,
And despair has filled my breast,
Let me hear thy low voice calling?
"Came, and I will give yon- rebL''
Father, let tby Spirit guide mo
H Through the darknt>?s und !h< dimi,
H J t*9 fMr.p finroU- will.* .? PM',
H Till temptation's power be past,
WH Till 1 ?!?. ? win. uiie,...-s ??; ? ?
K 'low i iii^ ?Vr lijc ? riiiiii-lnn
J ?! <rf?itv?t.
|B - ttbere tbe blttl are led by Iboc. ]
The Work of the Session.
ACTS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS
PASSH) AND RATIFIED.
Tho following ;ir<; some of the Acts tinil;
.Toi:ii U'soiulitiiis passed at the present se*-1
sioit of the State Legislature w hich were July j
rulM'.ctl on Wednesday l;?Kt :
An Act to rechiiricr Illythe's Gap Turnpike
Aii Art to amend the eluirt'TOf the Soutli-j
em Cotton llnrvestiim ?'oni|iatiy.
An Act in relation toh.iml- heretofore exoetneii.or
wiiteh inny hcit'after he executed,'or j
the purpose of securing the payment of the |
pho?plmte rox.-iliy to IlieSliite.
An Act toamvnd CliapterXCVJII, Part III. j
Title VI. nf tin- (iineral Statute? ot t!n>,
^tatc. rejatiiiK to co?ts. I
An Act to amend tin Act entitle l "An Act |
t?? ve?t in Ureeiivllc enmity the State Koi-i i
known ?s tiie Saluda Mountain Hoail," approved
I>cccmhcr4. I ?>2.
An A<*t to prohibit the ar<* !=r>iritnous
Honors in the Town of Hate-bur.;, c-'uaty of.
An Act to authorize the Ronrd of School
Commissioners ot tli*' School District of tit*'
city of Columbia to make temporary loans of:
money ror tin- purp s" of meeting tli<" cnrr"i>t
expenses of the schools in saiil School i'inI
An Act toawnd Section 1 015of the fiener-'
nl st; 'uics in reintion to th<'N?tllenient ol the
Ctales of liitestnt 's. i
A Joint Hc?nluti >11 nppropriatinu funds fir
the construct Ion nml eoeiiou of ii raws'
phagus for the remains of John <<'alhoun.
An Act t.? antho ize the Town Council of
f?corj?<'t'>\vn to establish a system f ir the registration
of births, deaths nn l iiiurria-jes
wiiiiin the corporate limits of said town. 1
An Act to authoit/e the ( iiy Council of
Charleston to ordain th<> necessary ordinances
f >r the protection of life in case of tiri^or accident
In t>uil>Jli:i;s in said city.
An Act to rei'hart-r I lie Sassafras (Sap Turn-J
pike Koad in l'lckens county. I
An Act toamend Section i.ii'.n'. of lhe(Jenernl
statutes of South Carolina in relation to
An Act to renew the charter ot the Cha'ics- \
ton Ancient Artillery Society.
An Act to provide tor thei'-siieof deficiency I
honds or stock to It. 10. Fmzier In satisfaction (
ot the guar.ntec <f t lie St .to on certain bonds
of the Sp irUirihiire and Cnion Uailroad <'out- i
I any, held by him a< agent and trustee of tlie j
late tirui of ,io-cph Sampson .t Co.
.An Act to abolish UK1 icmmcy uy murir.w i
in this State.
An Act to fix tho number of Se.hool Com
nilssinners fur tli" City of Charleston, to !>? !
appointed by the (Jonernor upon therccomm<-ndatioh
of the Hoard or Trustees of the
Mali School of Charleston.
An Act to rcehi?r!cr the Palmetto Society
In Columbia for the Dissemination of I,carnimr.
An Act to Incorporate the South Carolina
An Act toanvnd section Tart IT. TitIf J
lil. Chapter I.XI, r?f the General statute* ofj
this State, relating t-? legacies given wills to:
any child who should die in the life of the ten-1
An Act to facilitate the holding of the
Courts of Common Pleas.
An Act to amend the; Code of Civil Proee-1
litre by the addit ion of a Sect Ion to be known J
as section 27</, relatlnc to the opening of the !
Courts of Common Pleas.
An Act to relieve (Jeorsic Hi Hortor. surety j
on the recognifcauccof \V. V. Snrvis, upon the j
payment by hiin of the amount charged in
the indictment as stolen by his principal. )
An Act to O'giinize Hoards of Health and'
for the better protection of the public health, j
A Joint Resolution to authorize and require!
the payment of the value of an artificial arm
to L Yancy I>c:>n and to Mrs. M. A. Snowden, |
ass gute of \V, II. Hra'vlev.
An Act to authorize Josith Remfiey and I
i.oujs (J. Hertram and their associates and assignees
to cut a canal connecting the waters
ol Suntcc River with Waudo ltlver.
4 \ 4,* it I I itr.nlit ff* fhl? tlniO Of
holding general elections In tins State.
An Avt to prohibit the snle of spirituous liquors
within the Cotlhty of Barn veil.
An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act
to incorporate the Georgetown and North
Carolina Narrow Gauge Railroad Company
and the Act amending the same," and to provide
for the subscription thereto.
An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act
to incorporate the Florence Railroad Company,"
approved February 4. lv8?
An Act to amend nn Act entitled "An Act
to permit persons in Greenville county liable i
to roud duty to pay a commutation in lieu of
working ttic roads,'-approved December 23,1
A Joint Resolution to authorize the pay-1
ment of the sum of i40 toS. P. Hnddon, a disbled
soldier In the service of the late Confederate
States from tills State.
A Joint Resolution authorizing and requlrthe
County ?'onirnisst<in"ts of Chesterfield
county to build a Court House for said county,and
empowering them to levy a tax to pay
for t lie same.
An Act to incorporate the Cathwood Matiu
lacuirint *.iniip;iu v. ,
An Act to Incorporate the town of Clintonward,
in the county of Kdgcfield.
An Act to tlx the compensation of the!
Clerks of the Boards of County Commission-1
ers tor Kichtund, Sumter and Barnwell count
An Act to amend Section Stdol the Clcnornl
Statute*. routine to taking testimony debene
? hy trial Justices.
An Act to reirnUite the drawing: nnd term of
service of Jurors in tile counties of Spartanburg.
Abbeville and Newberry.
An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act j
to authorize the City Council of Charleston to J
fill up low lots and grounds in the City ofj
Charleston, In certain cases, and for other
An Act to amend Section 1 of an Actenti-j
tied "An Act to provide for the establishment1
of a separate school district within thecounty
of I.exington and providing for the levy, collection
and appropriation of school taxes." |
approved Iicccniber 9.1S.S2. so as to reduce the |
area of said school district.
An Act to provide for a Master for the coun-1
fy of Aiken. i
An Act to authori?eand require the Trus-j
tees ot School District > n. 1 ot Kershaw coun-1
ty to pay the County Auditor of said county I
annually out of the special school tax collect-1
ed in said district a reasonable compensation .
for assessing arid levying said t^x.
An Act to authorize and empower the State
Board of Health to purchase Buzzard Island j
and to erect :i wnarr inereou.
A~ Act to amend Sections 2,4^0 and 2,IS1 of
the Genet al Statutes of South Carolina, relating
to the punishment ot the crimes of arson
An Act to Incorporate the Charleston,
Mount Pleasant and Sullivan's Island Cablegram
An Act amending the charter of the Artisans'
and Traders' Itulldtqg and Loan Association
An Act. repealing the charter of the town of
Society Hill Depot.
An Act- relating to the collection of delinquent
taxes on real estate.
An Act provhllne for taking testimony dc
bene exxc In the Courts of Common I'lens.
An Act relating to the drawing and empanelling
An Act allowing the us"! of certain funds for
Normal Institutes in D-W.
An Act changing the nameof Conwnyboro",
Horry county, to Con way.
An Act limiting the ages of pupils attending
the public schools/
An Act incorporating the Newberry Warehouse
An Act relating to the compensation of
An Act re nting to the drainage of certain
An Act making it a misdemeanor to take
and uie a horse or mule without the consent
of the owner.
An Act relating to the disposition of the tax
collected by Green villi* and [.aureus counties
for the Greenville and l-'iufens llnllroad < 'om- j
An Act relating tocrncltv to animals.
An A11 declaring persons occupying offices!
in tailroad stations agents of the corporation |
under its charter.
An Act authorizing county townships and |
municipal subscriptions to the Carolina, cuiii-i
berlnnd Gap and Chicago Hallway.
An Act Incorporating tite Hoard of Directors (
r?f the Theological Seminary ot the Associate j
Reformed rresbyterlan i'hurch.
An Act authorizing the construction ofj
branch lines to Greenville and Anderson by j
ti e Carolina, Cumberland Gap and Chicago
An Act incorporating the City Iluildingand j
Loan Association of Greenville.
An Act amending the charter of AdgerCol-j
An Act relating to the Secretary of State
:ind the Sinking Fund Commissioner*.
An Act relating to the term of servlcc ofj
An Act relating to the entry of lands after
An Act prohibiting the sale of unsound;
An Act authorizing the sale of the stock ot!
lite Greenwood, Laurens and Spartanburg
An Act providing for the payment of cer-!
lain taxes by the South Carolina Railway
An Act relating to the granting ot licenses;
for the sale of liquor.
.Ml /\c*c rsuiuiiMuug iim' m;ii?>ui I'lMiai ui .
One liaclielor of Mnuy.
There's one thing lo the Indies I plainly wish '
I'm u Mian of no pretenses; I'm fifty, If a duy; I
I'm neither pay nor amiable, I'm Hi->sy, and I
But, girls. you needn't plot for me?all olot-j
ting is in Viiln.
1 never sec the brightest eyes, ntul all their
Is wasted ammunition, if it* aim is hurting:
I never sec the reddest lips, I'm proof against!
I rather think I'm not the man for any womini's
I can sew on my own buttons, my stockings I
And women's hands around my room are not
? lllll J lllll mi ,
I want no knitted, netted things, no traveling
bags no wraps, ?
No (dippers and nocomfortcrs.no painted
plaques, no caps.
I buy the tilings that I require; so, ladles, |
hear me sny.
All such attentions spent on >ric are simply
thrown away ;
So shake y??nr curls and give your gifts, bewilder
all you can.
But Just remember, If you please, that J am
not the man.
I've beam there's twenty-one old maids consider
me their '"late,"
And clever widows Ave or six that wish with
me to mate:
There's pretty school girls who Insist I "must
tinvp had somn loss."'
And say I'm "so romantic," when I'm only
tired or cross.
Hut. Indies, nil attentions from tlrls date I
hope will cense: i
The only favor that I ask, is to be left In
For I consider one thing sure as anything can
I will not marry any girl, and none shall;
marry inc. j
That's Just exactly what he said about a year
Now, If you rnuld hut sec his rooms, they nro,
a perfect show
Of netted things, and knitted things, and
painted plagues and screens, i
Of photographs of famous mcu, and l'eauty's
Wbilo on the hearth-stone sits hi* Wife?she's
sweet and good, I know.
And if you tell him of the words he said a
He answers you, without a blush, "Oh, that's |
the usual way;
uiinv n word old bachelors
Wheu the rljiht angol oomes along, they marry
any day." M. B. I
?Editor * Drawer, in Harper's Magazine for
The Mayor Is kept busy by (ho vac bond,
quarrelsome negroes who Infest the city.
Crime Increases with idlenes.? Mwiitnnimi.
To which the Macon Telegraph udds: 'Tes,
they loaf, howl, quarrel, get drunk and raise
Cain generally, and then at)use white people
because their'educational facilities' don't includes
collegiate education, at the public expense.
Ni'thlug will satisfy them but the
purine of every interest under their control.'
V.'ejnein favor of withdrawing ail aid of a
public character from them until they learn
how tobehav# themselves and exhibit some
measure of crs<?itude. Their Insolence Is simply
James and A mile's Christmas.
BY MAttOARfcT BOURNK.
It was bitter Christmas cold?bitter. Indeed, J
to poor little Annie, who sat as near an idie i
could t<>tlie small stove in her hare room!
The child's face was thin aud pale, yet its ex- j
jiressloti was very sweet.
As she snt pondering some question of
strong interest to iter, the door opened, and a
buy of about, eight years old came in. 11 is |
cheeks wcie rosy, and so, too, were his tin-1
\vi?n? iu>rh*irw tiu?m h!iu>,
"Oli, Jamlo," fr.iil the little rjirl, "I'm so I
Kind you've conic! Aren't tlie shops Ju>t i
lovely tn-ii'giit ?"
"V?s, Indeed, they nt"\ 71"?* the night afore
Christina*. you know, anil they alwavs make
thln.'s ilif prettiest then. oh. my! how the
people are srolnjj by, carryii.jr bundles us liii?
as themselves "lino-t. and never a erns? lo ik
in any face. Three eenileinen bought my papes.
and wouldn't take change roi a itiine :
and a l<eiy--oh. my ! how sweet she lookei) !?
gave me live cents for notiiine. If Christmas
whim only ciiinj every month in ice year,
won dn't it in; fol'y !cr ns, though !"
"1 wl<h u re il < 'hrlstmas would come to ns," ;
said Annie, sad!y. "I've be n wishing and;
wishing we could have a kind of otirselves. j
I>'? yon think we could. Jtimie?"
"I w-sh we could; hut we have no father or I
mother to do anything for us. and folks don't
make their own Christmuses-."
"Nevermind that, Jamie. If we could eret j
a tree, and put a few creetis around tin: room,
and have a present for you from m".and f??r
inc troin you. it would set-in like other folks, j
We shouldn't he so lonesome,*'
"l.e! V s'*e how inueh money there is in the'
box." said Jamie. 'The vent must be paid to-:
morrow, and I'm alraid there Nn't much more
"Never mind supper to-niuht. Jamie. I.et'sgo
without it and t;J:e the money Christmas," ;
Mii'l Annie, eagerly.
The childten counted th< ir pennies and
found tlni there were just fourteen cents over ,
111" rent money ;
' I know n initchor who is very kind," said ;
Jamie, after a pans". "IIo has CiMistman-j
I'-i to sell. lor I saw thein to-night. There j
are nfiinp brandies fill nfF nnd lying around, |
as lhou"h tlie.v weren't, good for anything |
Wo mi.'ht ask him to give us some, ami we j
could fix 'em no to look pretty."
"Lei V go rklit out," said A mile. "for ho may ,
co home t i su:>por. We'll take jhe fourteen
cents to buy the candles and things."
The children put on t'leir wrappings?'>-ad'y i
ililn nnd 1 isufliclont Iiiov were in thofrostv
air?but their hnpi>y hearts made thonl pimost
forget- Iho cold. They were so u?ed to it. |
too. it KO'-med very natural to have their toesi
ami lirigets nelie.
They went to Iho shop kept by the man i
.t.amlesvoke of. Around the walls linn* poultry
of all kinds, with beef, mutton nnd pork,
trimmed up jfayly with bright-colored tissue
papers. Hut the children scarcely looked at
these: their eyes were fixed on a pile of evergreen
branches thrown carelessly in a corner.
Presently a kind-looking man. with a rosy
checks and merry eyes came up to them.
"Well, children, what do you want to-i
night? A turkey, a chicken, or what?"
"Oh," said Jimlo, "we do not want either.
We came to see if?if you would be se very
Hero Jamie, nil unused to beting, (altered
"l'lcase sir," said Annie, who fearod the
treasure she wanted would be lost through
this timidity?"please, sir. me and Jamie
thought perhaps you would give us a few of
them branches you didn't seem to want. We
could make a Christmas of them, and it's sol
lonesome not to have any !"
"Oh, it's a Chtistmas you're wanting, is it ?"
said Mr. Hrnwn. "What would you do with
"Tie them together, sir," snlu Jamie, his
ICIUI Ullll IIIHHV *
"A Christ mas-tree, ch! Xo, I can't Rive you
those brunches. But no and got your thing*
to hung on u tree, and come back here, and
I'll have something for you !"
The children were quite disappointed b.v
these words, yet the twinkle in Mr. Brown's
eye made them hope that he would do what
was kind. They went on Into the crowded
People wore hurrying by as thoufih there
was scarcely time enough for them to breathe
comfortably. Jamie and Annie passed by the
large shops, and. turning intoasldcstrcet. entered
a small one wher? the window displayed
candles and tovs.
'Please, ma'am," said Annie lo the woman
who stood behind the counter?"pieaBe,
ma'am, have you any candles for a Christmastree
The woman took down a box of colored candles
and offered them to the children.
A discussion followed on the merits of yel.
a ...HI. IO.,n
iu\v uiui crwn ruiupiiru *>iw. .v..,
but the final decision was In favor of the latter.
Two candles. one each of the favored
colors, were purchased, the two pennies willingly
pnid for them, and the happy little customers
started oft to complete their shopping.
Next they went to a grocery, where ten
minutes were spent in choosing nn apple,
large and rod. for Annie to give Jamie, and
nn orange, yellow and sweet, for him to her in
Their hearts were full of glee over three
small purchase*, but the Christmas spirit was
in lull sway, and that made them merry. Arriving
at the butcher's, Mr. Brown treated
them kindly, though his words were a little
"Here you are. children ! Well, lake this
bundle and be oft'. There's no room here for
The bundle was much heavier than the
children had expected; but boughs are heavy,
I you know.
I On reaching home, the children toiled up
the stairs thut led to their attic room, dragging
their load after them.
j How desolate It looked ! The floorwas bare,
a small stove, with a smaller fire in It, made
the air only Ulerably warm. A bed, two,
ennirs, u pine uiuie, ana a Mien wuu u ievr
dishes on It, completed the furniture.
But what happy faces the children brought
Into the room ! No discontent was in them.
J Joyful satisfaction with their possessions
I beamed from every feature.
Thev cut tlie strings that bound the bundle,
after having first laid the candles, apple and
j orange earcfully on the table. As Jamie pulled
ot! the papers, what was his surprise to
find a small spruce tree hidden in them; and.
| as he lifted this up in triumph, a few small,
j loose boughs fell to the floor.
| "There. Annie! there!" said the excited
boy. "lie lias given u? a real tree !"
"Oh! oh!" said Annie, "has lie. truly? Now
we chii have a real Christmas."
The children danced around the room in
their threat glee. IIow little they minded the
the loss of their supper, all!touch they were
really very hungry.
The tree wns soon placed in a box, and the
branches of green tacked against the wall
The two candles were tied on the tree, and
the apple and orange hung in conspicuous
"Let's wait till the church clock strikes
eight, and then light the candles," said Annie
The children lighted a lamp, and sat down
In enjoy their decoratIons. Presently the
clock bezan to strike. Kacli child took a piece
of twisted piiper and, lighting it by the fire,
went to the tree to light the candles. This
look some time, as everybody knows who hat.
ever lighted them, llut how pretty the
bright, flickering lights were in the midst ol
the preen! The orange and apple, too, looked
wonderfully gay. Indeed tlieeffect was everything
that, eonld be desired.
The children watched the tree until the
candles had burned so low as to make it necessary
to blot*' them out. Then. with a sigh
of satisfaction, they turned to the fire to talk
over the good t ime'they had had.
"Do you suppose Santa Clans will come if
we huntt up our stockings?" asked Annie.
' I'm afraid n.#t,'' replied Jamie.
"Still, lie might feel hurt If he should, and
if he lound we had not expected him," saiQ
"Well, answered Jamie, **lt wouldn't do any
harm to bang them up: only we mustn't be
disappointed If nothing is in them in the
So thechildren hung up their stockings nnd
went to bed.
Soon after they were asleep a s'outid was
heard in the room. Whnt could It be? Had
Santa Clans come truly? Listen, and yon
shall guess whether it is that dear old saint!
A fur-robed figure was standing by the
Stove. 1 lie lire WilSHIl dill i\Y nun nmr, mi uv
could not warm his cold fingers. Oil his arm
was a big basket, and it was full of parcels.
"Kill they expect old Santa CIhur, I wonder
?" he said to himself. "Ah, yos; here are
the stockings hunz for him. How coarse and
1hin they are. but there are no holes In them.
No, no; they are well mended. And this poor
room Is neat. too. I couldn't leave such nice
things for them il Ihey were dirty and careless
Saying this,Santa Clans went softly to the
bed and looked at the children.
'Toor little things." he said. "All alone,
too, and the little girl can't be more than six
years old. Yes. yes. I remember; their mother
died lust. summer and told .Iamle lo tsiko
care of Annie, anil told Annie to keep thej
room neat for Jamie. How well the little
things have done!"
He brushed his hand over Ids eyer, as
though a tear wore there.
Then saying. "I must hurry and fill their
stockings, for It Is late," he opened his basket,
and took out parcel after parcel, crowding
them into the stockings till nothing else
could be put In,
?1?? t? n?, i?i,ii, t.n i.ii/i ??i,
cr packages there. After this he turned softly
ami left the rooin.
Hi: w;is obliged to go out by the door, for]
there was no chimney in the room, and the i
stove-pipe was not bi^ enough for hini to go
Nothing more was heard there till morning.
When the sun, which rose brightly on the
blessed Christmas Day, peeped In tire window,
Jamie opened his eyes.
"Annie?" lie called?"Annie! Merry Christinas
"Oh, Merry Christmas, Jamie! How cold it
Is ! l)o you "think?Jamie. Jrimir, Santa Cluus
hux been lieie! Look?loot; at our stocking*?"
Jamie rubbed his eyes to be sure he was rot
dreaming. Then, saying, "Walt, Annie, I'll
bring you yours!" lie sprang up and took the
How heavy they were! Yet none too heavy
for the happy children, who grew more and
iiiuic ihtwimuticu as uirv nii'm.
] "Jamie ! h'ere Is hood for me, oh, how warm
"And I have ft cup, and a warm scarf, too,"
j "till, here are some mittens, James; and
i hero Is a doll?I never had h real doll before !"
| "And I nave a book, and, oh, Annie, here
i are some warm stockings!"
! "I have some, too ; and there Isn't a hole in
thein! Oh, how warm they are!" and the
child laid hercneek against* them in her dei
| AftiT looking their treasnrc over and over,
1 Jamie got np, and hastily dressing, made the
j tire. Annie followed his example, and
"tidied" the room while the tea-kettle was
"I suppose we can have some teas and
I bread, can't we?" asked Jam I p.
! 'There isn't mnch in the cup, but we can
I make it do, ?" answered his sister. "It seems
! toobad to be hungry after till these presents.
, Hut, Jainle, what are these?" asked the little
"I don't kuow. Let open them," said
I "Beefsteak, a eh icken> potatoes bread, tea,!
i sugar! Why, what does It mean V
Just then h noise was heard at the door.'
Jamie opened It. There stood a man with a;
barrel of coal, "Santa I'iaus sent It," lie!
|paid?,'he forgot to leave It hero last:
What a breakfast the children had! How j
hungry they were, and how the beefsteak !
sent the warm blocd into their checks!:
What a liie tire they had, and how pretty the
Christmas tree and the ^reena looked by day-1
"I am so glad we didn't have to eat our
apple and orange," said Annie. "I was afraid
we should be too hungry to keep them "
"No more hunger for this week," said
Jamie; "and I'll try io sell papers enough
to get nil we need the rest of the Winter."
'I can sell nlns agate, too, now I have this
hood and mittens," said Annie. "Oh, what a ]
happy Christmas this Is! Jamie I feel as If
j wouiu iiku 10 c<> cnurcn io-nny, nna
thank the dour Ix>rd forall fhe.se things."
"Yes." replied Jamie, "lotuigo; for it was |
God who put It- into Banta Claus's heart to
bring rn these tilings. He knew how much
we needed them."
Tiie children sat silent for a few minutes
hushed, by the Ihougnt thnt they had bfen
tlie objects of divine care. Then they rase, i
and' dressed as neatly as ttiey coald, and i
made warm by their new garment*, they I
started out to add their mite of praise to the i
anthems going up to heaven. Ahd if the 1
holy kingdom Is like the spirit of an humble,
grateful child, then, indeed, their simple i
praises were in unison with the creat hymn
which, coming from all quarters, ascends
like sweet Incense on the throne ol God.
A nice line of Baddies at very low fig-(
uces at P. Itoseiiburg A Co's.
" It won't be porfcct blUs. You nr^ cxpectlug
umi murh, Amy. Robert. loves yon deVOt- JJj
cdly. but yi>u ure losing nil Indl v Idunli y."
"j iiiii vt-ry nappy, r.siner. i suppose ivunert
i>? not perfect, but he is manly, uu<l fond of
"Hut is lie more anxious for your happiness A
tlmn lor Ins own ? Docs he say ns \\ lllielin c
McUter said to Auri'lln, 'No woman shall re t
coi ve mi acknowledgment of love from ni.v (
Hps to whom I ciinnot. consecrate my life?' t
Kohei t is ambitious. He craven approbation 1
ami vou give ii. He feels tho stimulus of au
your I'n si'iireami your love." an
"I don't think Koliort Is selfish. Yon know an
life is very absorbing to an active man.' p i
Hut love is not self-abnegation, Amy. Ills eoi
mutual helpfulness. Lean as yon will, only eri
command reverence while you win love." At
Any's bouse was heantifnl. Perhaps she ny
idolized her husband, hut she was satisfied, en
lie had brought puilty to his home. that wi
priceless irlrt of cine limiiort;) being to anotti- pa
cr. A new life had eome into the family cir- fti
e e?a h.tby girl. with h?*r father's face cast by pa
(iod's hand in the dantier mold ol woman- 1
lio. d. He was proud of. and the mother lit
grateful lor, tiie other self. Hut there came iln
days of anxiety and niuhts of we-iirlne-s. jbij
"Ilobc' t, won't you get up and care for the i !
baby? I am so tired!" (in
"1 must have sleep. Amy. and not be both-illn
or<-d at uighl. She'll get over crying;'' andjfti
he soon slept heavily. tie
The mother, wounded at. heart, crept out of j Co
bed and carried the baby half the night In I ty
her arms, h"r tears falling on lis chubby face. I wl
Hubert did not mean t<> be unkind, sherea-|sci
sotted to herself. tuit. then, was not the baby j su<
his child us well as hers? J<n
Lines made themselves on Amy's young !th<
face, and, day by day, by so much asa hair's [th>
brendtli. It. might be, husband and wife grow t?>
apart. Ho read much, she little. She was tot
dtvoted to her child, lie to business and hlsitri
own plans I'id he love lierail thetlino? lie i
1Si<?uirht so. only be liked consideration. She to'
looked carefully after his every comfort, hut I he
with something tucking from the old Joytnjtw
doing. When other children eume, not id- tl><
Ways welcome to the overworked mother,! pa
Robert seemed inorc und more a boarder ill in
his home. j tli
Cannon Farrarsays; '*One 'ovinjr soul ha? 5
a sno'hitig power like the shining of the sun- esl
llslit, or III" voice of doves al evening." and ! (,'<i
this to Amy was wnnt:ng. Sundght and i ra
evening were lieeotnliv/ alike to her. Hobert lc'
walked some'.lincs with her and the children, ab
but he usna'ly enjoyed nature alone, l'.y esi
and-tiy Amy "folded her hands in the rest ki
that comes once to all. ra
Did Hobert mourn her? Yes. for she hadttli
made his home attractive. Months after, Tr
when he grew lonely anil desolate, he roar- |c<
rled PNthi r. Society gossiped and marveled. I by
and said she w ould follow In the footsteps of j th
"Ulrcvmstances make men a* they make t?
women, and blind lack of consideration can th
be cured," thought the new wife. su
"Where are toy slippers, Esther?" as
"Just where you le!t them, my dear," said a ]
voice full of love and kindness. Hobert look- co
t?i\ fnr n mmnont ?i? n mnn IiikI nwaklnc? from \V:
sleep, and then wisely waited upon himself. p<:
"J am obliged to no away on an errand this an
evening, Kohcrt. and you 'II mind the baby, n<
and make the children happy, I know.'' riul ed
she kissed blin affectionately and closed the on
Robert Holmes seemed waking from a pr
dream. He had rArely spent his evenings of
away from home, but never In caring for le
children?his children. Shy as fawns, they to
came up to talk, and ask for stories, and tin- to
ally clambered over his knees. He began to b<
wonder alter all that hennd Amy had not en- wi
Joyed the children more together. Ah, Amy sa
wondered that! ed
Esther said that he had done beautifully, to
and the children were overjoyed. It does lit- he
tie hearts as much good to conquer Affection tli
asolderones. We love to find (lowers under of
the snow, or birds' nests In dead hollow tress. !
After a night or two, Kst her said, "Won't in
you rend to lis for an hour? I must not fall kI<
behind you, or wo shall lose our companion- sti
Probably he would have preferred reading th
In his library alone, but he nciinlesred; and to
his wife's keen criticisms and his children's or
ga\ e zest to the evening. hj
"I think I shill take a trip on the lakes, pi
Esther." he said one morning, 'i urn over- !
worked. Quite a party are going, and the th
fishing and the rowing will make a new man th
of me." ea
"Excellent and now thnt the ehlldrcn are so sc
well cared for, I will go with you." of
lie couldn't tell the new wife that he was pi
accustomed to go alone, and that t lie care of a at
woman might prevent rest and free lom: lie- or
tiling seemed so tinnnv at the nrospect. sc
that ho repressed his surprisn. Konrl of row* tn
Ing and genial company, and of every chanc- on
ins; phase of nature, llko himself, he began to
think it would have been a mistake not to v
have brought her. Ho could not help asking at
himself if Amy would not have enjoyed all tl
this! What a blessed thins is conscience! tlHow
It mellows hearts, even though it does
Its work too l-ito. ai
He was beginning to understand that a tl
woman must receive affection as well as give si
it; that only ns an equal In Ibis highest com- si
panionshlp which wo call marriage, can both di
ho supremely happy. The dead author of lc
Ilypatia wrote truly: Wheilevcr roan and el
wife are really happy together. It Is b.v Ignor- si
lug and depislng not by asserting, the subor- b;
dination of woman to wan." n
Esther eared well f>r the houshold, but she h
advised, was Interested, and perhaps gave t<
opinions unsolicited about nil matters touch- II
lng the man she loved. Klndlnp|hcr Judgment w
valuable, ho began to depend upon It.! rr
"What has so changed Robert Holmes?" 0|
said the people. Did he love the second wife ti
belter than the mother of his tire children? n
God forbid. Ho had only been gently led by I m
a strong woman up to his better self, lie had p
learned?alas! not soon enough?how a sensitive
heart will break; how a man holds a tc
woman's life In his bands, and forgets what. C
a beautiful tnlng ho holds. We make or mar ci
the lives which touch ours. O, for a propliollc tl
vision which would lot us see the strength n
and tenderness, the sublime faith and love, o
which we need as we step out into the spe- o
clous afterwards" ol marrige. tl
kauau k. nor/rox.
What rt Woman Can Do. h
She can talk faster than a man can hear. k;
Snecan say MNo" and stick to It all the a
She can also say '*Xo" in such a low, soft o
voicet!i"t I' ir.cnr.s"yes." __ In
She can eat her break m&t in b^d r.nd enjoy 111
it. This Ik something that no man can do. |a
She can sharpen a lead-pencil. If you glve;t<
her plenty online ami plenty of pencils. | si
She can see In a great big sel/ish hulk quail- n
tli s which he does not and never did possess. | e
She can dance all nluht In a pair of shoes , h
two sizes too small for her and enjo/ every | n
minute of the time. n
She can pass a display window of a dry
goods store without stopping?If she Is run- c
ning to catch a tr iin. ('
Slic can apprp?late a kiss from her husband C
seventy-Jive years after the marilago ceremo- p
ny has taken place. 11
She can walk half the night with a "ollcky si
baby in her arms without expressing the de- si
sire "to murder the infant/ ('
She can sutler abuse and neglect for years, It
which one touch of kindness or consideration n
will drive Irom her recollection. I.?
She can go to church ami a ftcrwards: tell u
you all of what every woman In the congrega- n
tion had on and in some rare Instances can tl
give a faint idea what the text was.
She can look her husband square In the eyes t<
when he tells her cock-and-bull stories about 1>
being "detained at tho office," without he- ei
trayinu In the least that she knows him to be si
acollassal liar. h
She can rumnlc ur> $17,000 dross coocls. buy a cl
spool oftliretul, wltli an order to have It tic- n
llvered four miles away, iiiabtylo that will tl
[ trail tlx the proprietor of the establishment si
with admiration. a
.She can no Into convulsion at the slfiht of a j (|
mouse, and five minutes later she can listen < ti
to husb ind'R story of his financial ruin with a u
loving smile on her face and with a courage III
In heart that comes not within the knowledge k
Khf can make the alleged lords of creation a
how to l?cr own sweet will, and they will ('
never know it. \*
t a h
A Woman's Honrt. v
Do yon know you have asked for the costliest Ki
Kvcr rinidehy the Hand above? c,
A woman's lu-art and a woman's life. If
And a woman's wonderful love ?'
I)o you know yon havea*kcd for this priceless l'
As a child miL'ht ask for a toy ? P
D^manditiB what others have died to win, 'S|
With the reckless dash of a boy.
You have written my lesson of duty out, (.'
>1 siii-ltke yon liuvc questioned me? tl
Now stand ut the bar of my woman's soul, lc
Until I slmll question tliee. t<
You require your mutton shall always be liot, n
Your socks and your shirts shall be whole:
I require your heart to lie true as God's stars, 0
And pure as lieaveu your soul. y
You require a conic for your mutton and beef:
I recittlrea Inr better thing : a<
A scumstrows you're wanting for stockings
and shirt!? c
I look for a man and n king. r
A king for a beautiful realm called home,
And a man that the maker, C?od,
Shall look upon as he did the lirsly
j And sny, "It Is very good."
I nnr fair and younc, l?ut the rose wi!l fade
From my soft, young cheek one day?
Will you love mc then.'mid the fulling leaves,
As you did 'mid the bloom of May ?
Is your heart an ocean so strone and deep
I mny launch my all on its tide?
A loving woman finds heaven or hell
On the day she Is made n bride.
11 renulre all thlnzs that are erand and true,
j All thlnps that a man should he :
j If you give tliis all, I would stake my life
i To he nil von demand of me.
I If you onnnot do this?n laundress and cook
You can Itlre, wltli little to pay :
Hut. n woman's heart and a woman's life
Are not to be won tUat way.
A Sad Case.
A Wcslrrn paper Is in receipt of a short
story from Chicago, which Is so full of misery
j that there Is no fun in it anywhere hut It Is
j told ns a warning to ladles to he careful how
they accuse servant girls of crime. A man
from the Chicago carpet company was sent to
a house recently to put down a carpet, and In
the work It was neccnary to remove a large
mirror, and in doing so a beautiful breast-pin
fell upon the carpet, which the man gave to
the tndy of the house. Instead of a smile of
thankfulness from the fitly, which the man
expected, the lady fell'down on her knees
I sobbing and praying, and asked God to forI
give her for her injustice. The man was parI
alyztd, and thought the woman was crazy, ,
i lint elm fivnlnlnnt tn him. as she nut on tier
i cloak to go clown town, that a servant clrl. ?i
j had been accused of stealing the breast-pin, J?
and whh servlra term in the penitentiary1.'1.
I for It. i"
The woman Imstlcd down to lier husband's j'
offc-e and showed the pin, and In an hour,',,
work was begun to release the poor girl from '
prison, where she hid been for many months, j
i Who can picture' the sufferings of that poor, j
honest girl. In prison, serving a sentence fori^,
which she did not commit, and who can realIze
the nirony of the woman who sent her J..
there? The paper trust si hat the poor girl will "
have been released before this is read, anil ^
that the wealthy woman will amply reward,"'
her for the stifierine she has endured. Such ' P:
cases are too frequent in this world, where I n- j'j
not'PinsR Is made to sutler on clicumstantlal
"I HaTO Something Sweet to Tell
I have something sweet to tell you',
But tho seeret you must keep ;
And reinemherlf It Isn't right,
I'm talking In my sleep.
For 1 kno\v I nm dreaming,
When I think your love Is mine.
Anil I know they are hut seeminp.
All the hopes that round mo shine.
So remember when I tell you,
What longer I cannot keep, 1
We are none of us responsible,
For what wo say in sleep. ]
My pretty secret's coming;
O. listen with your heart.
And you shall hear It hummlnj,
So close, 'twill ninko you start.
O, shut your eyes so earnest,
()r mine will wildly weep; I
I love yon! I adore you!
Hut 'i'rn talking in my sleep!' f
For I know I am hut drenminjr.
When I think your love Js mine; <
And I know they are but seeming,
All the hopes that round mc shluo.
THE C. C. U. & C. R. R.
II to Raise Subscriptions for the ?
Construction of this Great HIgrh*
Bill to nutliorizc counties, turnpikes, 01
'Itlos mill towns interested In the coustruc.ion
ol the Caroliiiu, Cumberland Gap and a
hlc:ip} Hallway Comuany to subscribe to
lu? capital 8to';k of said company.
IVhere.is under the authority of "An Act to n
thorize the consolidation of the Atlantic c.
(1 French 11 road Valley Hull road Company
d the KditcJcld. Trenton and Aiken I'otnn.V,"
approved Stlst .January, 1882, the said si
ui|?."ies have consolidated under tin1 kciiil
c?n "ate name of the "French Hrond and .
,(untie . ail way Coin puny," which compa- ''
, under the nineteenth .section of said Art,
tered Inlo an agreement for consolidation ..
th connecting lineii of utiier railroad com-l"
nim. under the name of the ' Carolina, i
mbcrlaud <Jni> ami Chicago uanwuy ium-|n
ik it kna(*r?:i) by Senate and House of i "
iprcKi-ntatlves of the Slate of South Caroii,
now nict'ancl sitting in fieneral Assem- p
and by the authority of the same :
(kctios 1. That for the purpose of aldlncr J1
raisins the capital stock of the said "Ca>o
hi, Cumberland fiap nnil Chicago Hallway
inipany." In addition to private submrlruin,
it shall anil may lie lawful lor any C
limy. Township, eity or town in any Coun-: 1
through whleh the said railway runs, or j
ileli is inleirsted In lis construction, to mih-'
ilietoilie capital stock of said company: I
cli stun or sums in b.nirl* or money as a ma-1
ity of their qualified voteisniay authorize j
eCounty CommiK-donerH of such County or J
e iminlclpal authorities of such city or town !
subscribe, anything contained In the char- r
of such municipal corporations to tneeoniry
,f such subscription by any County, city or J
ivn In bond*, the siid subscription shall I
made in seven per eem. bonds, payable In I
enty aniiu;.! Installments nfier the date ill
crco*", to be reeeiveil by the said company iu I v
r, and to be <?f the denomination of one i v
indrcd dollars, live hundred dollars and one '
ouwind dol ins. Inte:e-t lobe paid annuHlly,1''
iicc. 2. That lor the payment <if the inter-11(
I on said bonds vot'id by any County, the n
>tinty Commissioners shall Issue their war- t
ut to the County Auditor requiring him to ! ?
i\v and assess such percentum upon ihe tax- j
Ic property In said County as may be nee- *
?iry to pay said int.-rot, which shall be ]
ioivii and styled in the tax books as said j t
ilroad tsx.and he shall enter thesume upon |
- t<> ho turned o%'er to the!,,
easurer, which Khali he his warrant for col-i"
;tlr?K the said tax, which shall lie collected
tin.1 sail' Treasurer of such < 'aunty underjr
c same regulations as arc now provided hy j
iv lor the collection of State and County!',
xi-s therein, and which shall ho paid over hy j?
esahl Treasurer <>f the County ho voting t
eh subscript Ion to the holders of said bonds
the said interest shall become due.
In case of the ismlngof bonds hy municipal
rporatlons in payment for stock In said ralliy
subscribed by such corporations, th* corirate
authorities of snchmunlelpalitlcs shall
inuully levy and collect, In the same manr
as ordinary corporation taxes arc collect,
an amount sufficient to meet the Interest
i such bonds as the same become due.
Sue. 3. That in addition to the levy above
ovided for to meet the Interest on the bonds *
such fountv, city or town, there shall he i i
vied and collected for such County, city orjc
wn, In manner aforesaid, an amount equal in
one-twentieth of the par value of such 18
inds, which shall be annually applied tonrrt.s
the payment ol the principal of the|.
ine, which annual payment shall bcendors-l1
1 hy the Treasurer of the County, city orjx
wn, as the case may be, on the bade of such t
mils, who shall al?o take from the holders L
ercof a receipt, which shall be the voucher [?
such Treasurer. j,
-Skc. 4. That if the subscriptions bo made i
money, then the Hoard of County Commls- ?
oners shall he authorized nnd required to
itiscrit)e to the capital stock ofsaid company 1
behalf of- said County or Township, and
le municipal authorities of such cities and
wnsso subscribing In behalf of such citlos ' ]
towns, such sum or sums of money as may J
ive been voted at the election held for such
Kjcc. 5. That for thepurnoso of determining . ]
ie amount of said subscriptions, It shall be!,
le duly of the County Commissioners fori1
ich of the Counties Interested In such sub-|J
riptions, and of the municipal, authorities j,
' such cities and towns, upon the written ?p- j1
Ication of a majority of :he freeholders ofj]
ich Counties or Townships, or of sucii cities
towns, specifying the amount to be sub
ribed in such County, Township, city or
wn respectively where siteh written appll- <
itlons are made, to submit the question of
iiihKuription" or "no subscription" to the
iters ol such County,Township, city or town,
id they shall have power to order an elec- j
on specifying the time, place and purpose of
The County Commissioners, or municipal J
itlioritles, as the case may ho, shall appoint '
irec managers at each election precinct in
ich County, Township, city or town, who ]
mil, without compensation, hold and eon- ]
net said election, at which election the bal- .
its shall have written or prlnteJ thereon j
thor the words "subscription" or "no subirlption
the stld county Commissioners, 1
y a resolution of the Hoard, and the said muIcipal
authorities of such cities or towns .1
avlng first determined the amount proposed <
i be subscribed, according to (he request of
ie petitions submitted to them, notice df
hieb election shall he given i>y tin* u?air-|
liin of the Board of <'ounty Commissioners'
rany County, or by the t^iilolptil Hiitliorl- '
es of any town or city, in one or more of the I
ewspnpers published in such Counties, cities I
r towns, for three weekly insertions next!'
reviotis to such election.
Nl:c. 6. It shall be the duty of the Managers
j make returns and meet at their respective!
ourt Houses or Council Chambers, as the'
ise may be. and count the votes and declare j
ic result as In other elections, which result
tay be certified In writing by the Chairman
I'each Board of Managers to the Chairman
f the Hoard of County Commissioners, or to
ic City or Town Council, as the case may he.
Hkc. 7. At the first meeting of the Board of,
ounly Commissioners, or of the City or J
own Council, or at some special meeting!
eld by said County Commissioners or City )
r Town Council, next after such election, the
ild returns shall foe aggregated separately, I
nd If a majority of the votes cast in said
ounly. Township, city or town respectively, 1
r cither of them, shall have written or print-!,
i thereon "subscription," then the Chair-1
tan of the Board of Count; Commissioners i
nil Mm ciirnorate authorities of such elfy or|
>wn, shall tic uuthorl/cd and,required to1
iibscrilie Jo the capital stock <?fcoinpa- j
y in behalf of said County, or Township,}
Ityor town, tlie sum or sums which may I
ave br>cn determined on and named In the|
^solution of the said Hoard of County Com- j
llssioners, or City or Town Council.
Sf:fc. fi. That for the payment ofanymon-!
y subscriptions voted under this Act, ttie :
ounty Commissioners of the respective,
onntie-, shall levy a tax upon the taxable
ropert.v of such Counties or Townships sufelent
to pay such subscriptions or eaeii Intallment
as It may become dm, which tax
liall t>e levied and assessed by the County
ommlssionersand (.'ounty Auditor and col-i
scted liy the County Treasurer In the samel
mnnor In which oilier State and County tux I
t collect cd: 1'rnvvlett. hmrcver. That the said!
ix may be levied and assessed at a special!
lectins of the (.'ounty ( ommlssloner. if the t
ime for the annual meeting has passed.
Tlie corporate authorities of any city or)
)wn so subscribing shall in like manner;
vy and assess <\ tax upon the taxable prop- i
rly of said city or town sufficient to pay j
.-i. c..iw,.rli.tlmi or each Installment as It1
peonies due, to ho collected an other muni-!
Ipal tuxes lire collected, at the first annual
dlectlon of taxes next after snch snbscrlpon.
and tinntiallv thereafter till all th<> Inal
I men ts are paid. All moneys collected on
[ count of any subscription In money under
lis Act Khali, as noon after collection an praccable,
be turned over by the County Treasrer
or City or Town Treasurer as aforesaid to
ie Treasurer of the said company ortholr'
sally authorized asent, If any. [
Sec. 0. That, for (he purposes of this Act
II the Counties and the Townships In said;
ountles, alone the line of the railroad, ori
'hteh are Interested In Its construction as I
erein provided for. shall be, and they arc J
ereby declared to oe. bodies politic and cor- ]
orate, and vested with the necessary powers '
i carry out the provisions of this Act. and
nail have all the rights and be subject to all j
... iintiiitiii.u in rnsunct to anv rielits or,
auses of action growing out of the provis-l
HIS of this Act.
Tho County Commissioners of the respec-!
vo Counties fire declared to be t'-io corporate !
eentw of tlie Counties or Townships so lncor-'
orated and situate within the limits of the I
Skc. 10. In all conventions of the stockolders
of sntd company such cities, towns, |
ountlcs or Townships as may subscribe to I
ie capital stock shall be represented by not
(<s (ban ttiree nor more limn five delegates,'
i be appointed by the corporate authorities!
f such cltms or towns or the County (.'omllssloners
of the respective Counties or |
ownshlps In such Counties for that pur-:
Skp. 11. This Act shall be u public Act and
Fio.ll tako effect Immediately after ltx pa.?-8o'C.
< ? m
'iinny Crosshy's Cliristmns Letter to
Happy children, Sunday scholars,
t? ? />n ? fo('hrivtifin l:?nrl. !
IIow 1 wish, for Just a moment,
1 could clasp each tiny hand;
lint that picture Is denied me,
For yon live too far away,
So I send my yearly greeting.
On this merry Chrlsinias day.
I have prayed that heavenly blessings
On your heads, like dew. might, f.til;
O, I have a heart, dear children,
Large e.lough to hold you all.
Ami its wealth of love divided
Gives to each a goodly share;
I will call my heart n casket.
You the gems that sparkle there.
I am thinking of a story.
That you will remember well,
How a little helpless baby,
Jesus came on earth to dwell;
IIow an angel told the shepherds,
While a chorus In the sky;
Sang good-will to man forever,
"Glory be to God on lilsb!''
Willi these Icsiive hours returning,
i.cl uh lift our soul above;
Lot uk thank our kind redeemer
Kor his rich and botindlcsrf love,
I am suro you nil are grateful,
And I hope my children dear, I
You will haven mcrrv Christmas, .
And a cloudless, bright New Year. 1
A Jnst Verdict.
Theworklnc advocates of the now county ;(
-nine, have been brouirht to n sudden nnd un- j
speeled halt In their unceasing labors f<>r:
lore counties, more oftices, and more taxes, j
he Interest displayed by llie opponents of]
ie scheme In the sections which would have r
?on effected, plainly shows that they are not j
llllne to shoulder any extra burdens, and j
tat the conveniences to he pained by the few, J j
ould not compensate for the extra tax i
vies which would naturally follow. We sin-j
?rely hope that the unsuccessful efforts of:
jr up-country friends to establish new coun-1
es. will put an end to that era7.0 in the i
,ate; If It don't, however, legislators will lie!
etty apt to remember that a very decided j 1
ajorlty of white people nre opposed to tam-j '
;rlng with old boundaries. Wherever there
is been nny necessity for new counties, they I
...? nOlnlJlLlwul. r,.f I'KUI nii/xt A limn
id Hampton As Ilio Congressional lines'.
m now, they had better stand. J
"Call Them In." i
" Call thom In!"?the poor, the wretches, J
Shi-ntnlnod wanderers from the fold, *
Peaee and pardon freely oilerCan
\ou welsh their worth with cold;
"Call them In !" I lie weak, the weary?
Laden with the doom of sin;
Rid them come and rest In Jcsm.
He is walling!?"call them in !" j 1
"fall them In!"?the .lew, the Oentlle, n
Uld the stranger to the foast;
"Call them In !"?I he rich, the nohlo.
From the highest to the least, i
Forth the Father runs to meet them, J
He hath all their sorrows seen ;
flohe. and ring, and royal sandals
Wait the lost ones!?"call them In !"
'Call them In !?the broken-hearted,
Cow'ring 'neath the brend of shame;
Bpeak love's message, low and tender,? .
"Twas for sinners Jesus came." J
5ee! the shadows lengthen round u?, J
Hoon the day-dawn will bcrln ;
?an you leave thern lost and lonely?
Christ is coming;?"coll them in!"
?Anna 8<il ton.
Just Aubived.?100 doors all sizes, 10C
air sash all aizes, 100 pair blinds all
izes, 100 barrels of lime, at B. K.
A largo lot of excellent orangos and baana.i
for the Christmas holidays just reoived
at Spood it Lowry.
Largo lot of cnndlcs, nuts, apples; Ac.,
t Smith & Son's.
A fruit cake at Christinas every lad*
lust have. Fresh raisins, currents ami
itron at Smith & Son's.
T^rnity n-inrlina nnrl nilts. all killds frCSl;
t the Ladies Confectionary.
Seedless raisins, currents and citron nl
ao Ladies Confectionary.
Remember the pla"e to btiy your coif
ictiouaries at the Ladies Confectionary.
Fresh and beautiful lino of candies
nts uud fruits at the Ladies Confection
Tea cake, chocolate, canned goods
inkle, chow chow, cheese, macaroni
>llies, Ac., at the Ladies Confectionary,
Remember best soap in the trade at tin
A beautiful assortment of ladies anr
hildren's knitted sacks and hoods at P
Losenburg ?fc Co's.
Keep warm overcoats at first cost a
'arker &H ill's.
Another lot of those celebrated tin set.'
jst arrived at Parker <fe Hill's.
A few more of those china tea sets a
'writer A Hill's.
ytone churns tt, 4 and 5 gailons each a
'arker A Hill's.
Any one wishing to purchase nice anr
iand*ome Christmas presents would d<
rell to first rail oil Speed <fc Lowry
diere they will tiiid 11 largo assortmenl
f Xmas card*, autograph albums, ccllu[riil
sots, fur boll) ladies and gentlemen
s handsome us has over been ofl'ered ii
his market. Also a largo lot of jewelry
ases ol" various shapes and kinds, ladies
vork boxes with and without music, la
lies toilet Hots, odor eases, Christina!
toxes. colognes, whisk brush holders
n fact everything that could bo found ii
. first class fancy drug store.
Wizaud Oil, the king of cures, fo
homualism, neuralgia, cramps, colics
nd all diseases of an inflammatory na
ure. Try a bottle and bo convinced,. Ti
>e had at Speed A Lowry's.
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1 .1.3 tfiTitSm t. Tlf>OrrTTT?T>0 \T- V..
ituuruBB haivi'xiiv a jlxuu invito, nuw iu;
IX spun Silk and Plush, this suit Is tl
latest siyle, and very pretty, no two pine
(n the suit the same. One Black Mohair su
rood style and durable, at
J. D. CHALMERS A CO.
Oct. 31 .S1SS3, tf
WINDOW and PictureGlass nil sizes, I
the box, dozen, or piece. Any size glu;
:nu bo hud that is wanted, also putty, at
J. I). CHaLMEUS ? CO,
Oct. 31, 1883, tf
IV)-1) AY received a larpe lot of Looklr
Glasses,- the best goods sold In all the com
ry, also Looking Glass Plate for refilling ol
'ramus, at J. L). CHALMEIIS & CO.
Oct. 31, 18K3, tr
MfAT RACKS, Rook Racks and Whatnot
11 full stock and low prices at
J. 1). CHALMERS A CO.
Oct. 31, 188;!, tf
Hake Tour "Beds" Comfort
IfATTRESSHS at S3.00, $3.50. nnd S-U
I* 1 Sprlnc Beds nt prices from ?2.00 to ?9.<1
oineol thorn will liwtft life time. Secure on
or each bed and live lonRcr. For sale at
J. D. CHALMERS A CO.
Oct, 31, 1883, tf
r\IL PAINTINGS. OH Chromos, Sterci
scoplc Views, Stereoscopes. lust. reeelvei
it J. D. CHALMERS dr CO.
Oct. SI, 1SS3, tf
PERRIN & COTHRAN
attorneys at Law,
ABBEVILLK, S. C.
Marshall P. DeBruhl
Attorney at Law,
ABBEVILLE C. H. S. C.
i| Willimantlc spool cotton, the boat for
| sewing machines, at Cunningham ATompletou.
Hats and caps in great variety at Cun'
ningham ?fc Templeton.
Cloaks, dolmans, circulars, walking
Jackets, a lar?e line, different styles anu
i cloths, low prices. Bo sure to examine J
Ci.<J,.? - I
' Tun plaoo to biiy your ready-madoi
' clothing is where you c;tii have the largest |
and hindsomest stock combined, to!
i select from ; this, together with lowest'
prices is nil tint can be desired. The J
I above requirements are fully met in every i
respect in the magnificent stock display-!
ed at Smith it Sou's. The in voluntary 1
exclamation of nearly every one enter-'
itiK the clothing department is, "I tell
. you, you have a lot of It!" They have a '
fine, lot of it, and are selling at prices to
suit tho shortness of the crops. tf
? Wk call special attention to our splen?
did lino of stationery, which embraces
everything from Congress and legal cap
j to the very finest shades and tints of deli-1
j eato note and letter paper. W. S. Coth-i
ran A Co.
Machine Made Harness.
t The beat in tho market, because none
I?ouf mufnri-.il Mill hn HSfMl l?V nm
s chinery. Anj' kind of flimsy stiilf can
ho (ioiiblc.l up and stitched by hand.
, ('all and see my single strap harneis at
the Cincinnati Repository.
^ CI m*k.?In pint, quart, and hull'gal Ion
cans for sale at the Cincinnati KepositoI
ry. Thos. Beggs.
' Ik you want nice homemade harness,
' c;o to J. 0. Newman's shop in Knox's
building, at Abbeville. tf
, ">0 vex., ladies handkerchiefs, at 5, l*1
i and 1") cents each?the Itest wo have ever
' olfered, II. M. H addon <fc Co.
* The place to buy your shoes. A large
" stock to select from at Smith A Son's.
Examine our stock of saddlss, bridles,
i harness, both single and double, collars,
reins, breeching, etc.; all complete.
Smith it Soil.
, Boy's Suits of all sizes and qualities, at
- P. Rosenborg <fc Co. They can fit any one
r* #1 otiit O KrtW 1 VOUfft aIH lin to tllG
largest sizes of Men's Clothing, and guarantee
a bargain in wliat they sell you.
Coming another car corn A. E. Rogers
Every one is invited to inspect the
large stock of men's, youth's aud boys'
clothing at I'. Rosenborg <fc Co.
Try tho "by iingo" chewing tobacco at
P. Rosenberg <fe Co.
it Don't fail to visit P. Rosenberg A Co.'s
[t store, as they have an immense Htock and
is are selling their goods at great bargains
? Don't fail to see our stock of millinery,
f Now goods received every week. R. Si.
( Haddon ?fc Co.
jt If the best is the cheapest then buy the
,t light running "domestic" sewing mai
chine. For sale by R. M. Haddon & Co.
d Remember that in addition to a very
r' largo and very handsome stock of readymade
clothing, wo have also a full lino ol
ll boys and youths clothing, and a large
)r line of overcoats. When in search for
your winter outfit be sure to give us a
irall, we know we can offer you bargains,
P: Smith & Son.
Don't forget th? t large stock of shoos al
ft- T nmKfOrtOC ovfirvthino
I OI11 IllI tv Own r>. AVoaui#it?wv7 v.v.<7. e
;0 from the cheapest to the highest. Full
igjlfnesof children's, misses' and Indies'
shoes for every da}' as well as dress wear,
" also, a full assortment for boys, youths
50. and gents.
y,I Examine our iinlaundredsbirtatsixty,
fivo cents, Smith it Son.
)d| Wb call the attention of the trade tr
our stock of shoes which is unnsualh
large this season. Wo have caused tin
10 threo principal markets of the North tc
:n pay tribute to it, having selected suel
at shoes as we considered best suited for oui
le! trade, froin the first houses of Boston
| Now York and Baltimore, we can now
's i otFer to the people of Abbevilie County t
>y . stock of shoes, for variety in style, per
'"jfectness in fit, and durability in wear
c,* I unsurpassed by any in the up-countrv
' "l Smith it Son. tf
or! Fashionable millinery received even
b_! week. It. M. Haddon & Co.;
Brushes.?Paint brushes, white was]
20: brushes, horse brushes, blacking brush
s. j es, varnish brushes, for sale at the Cin
e": cinnati Repository. Thos. Beggs
&j Acme Harness On;.?For softeninj
' leather. The best in the market. At th<
* Cincinnati Repository. Thos. Beggs.
Horse Covers.?For the comfort o
your horses in the coming Winter. A
the Cincinnati Repository. I'hos. IJcggs
) | Call on P, Rosenberg it Co. when ii
| need of ladies' or children's knitted sack
t | and hoods. Thev have a beautiful line o
'* | them.
[X. Breach loading shot guns, and all nec
i essary attachments, such as shells of at
[3 sizes, wads, reloading tools, etc., can al
| ways be lia .l at P. Rosenberg it C'o.
I "The star that loads them all." Th
?r i light running domestic sewing machine
10; The best family machine iu the market
' R. M. Iladdon it Co.
j Another lot just received Jersey jack
ikJ ets, cheaper than ever. R. M. Haddon <!
| A large assortment of men's aiv
m boy's hats can now bo found at P. Rosen
i berg it Co., at vorv low figures.
3(5 doz., linen towels 15, 20, 25 and 3
cts., the best value we have ever oifered
_ It. M. Haddon ?fc Co.
, Over 100 cloaks, dolmons and jacket
j now in stock they must be. sold, call earl
. j for the best styles, many of them are im
r * i ported garments and cannot L?c duplicat
jll | cd, It. M. Iladdon & Co.
go; P. Rosenberg it Co., aro now offerin
lesjsomo of the greatest bargaius over hear
be of in gent'sr, youth's and boy's clothiug
ita; Call and examine their stock.
I Almost an essential to every lady'
wardrobe, a flannel drcx.*, the best mak
' I of inch, all wool dress flannels, at f
?; M. iladdon <fc Co;
Another grand lot of Roger's trip!
k. plated silverware just roceived by P. ltu
sen berg it Co.
Be sure to inspect P. Rosenberg it Co'
S elegant assortment of Roger's trip!
plated silverware, winch they now otfe
at very low prices.
Roger's triple silver plated knives nni
forks, table spoons, tea spoons, cup*
' nut/.ra ninl/lo utmilsl *t*._ ftt P. ItO
! -ionberg & Co.
ca White Brothers have a good stock n
es car peting, and a lot of very elegant rag
ial White Brothers have in stock a splen
did stock of ladies cloaks, which are oi
! fered at low prices.
ed; White Brothers will take grentpleasur
ed in showing the ladies their largo stock o
ed ; dress goons, black and colored cashmere
il- black silks, trimming silks, velvet*
is- plaids, Ac.,
'es Keep it before the people ! ? That im
mense stock of ready-made clothing a
White Brothers. .Supply yourselve
_ with a winter suit and an over-coat.
lS If in need of shirts call on Whit
Brothers. They ofTer two different shirt
at one dollar each, both of which are ex
00 cellent. They are each made out of th
00 very host materials and for the nrico can
M not be excelled. Their stock both o
IH) J l:,.*,.
" | sums anu u imurauiwu> ia ?uij ibiju nm
501 ever}' 0110 can be fitted.
j The celebrated Salem (X. C.) cassimero
00; and jeans can bo found at White liroth
od erH. Those goods are well known. The;
are honestly made, having no "shoddy'
about ihem. No goods on tho marlie
will out-wear them.
ir Shoes ! Shoes !. Shoes 1 Can now b
chj i found at P. llosehberg tt Co's in all style
ho! and qualities. No one can lerve thei
storo without being suited in both th
;a-! goods and prices.
Hi j Cakpkts ! Carpets !?Special advantage:
: are afforded purchasers of carpets Iv
"| Wardlaw A Edwards. By means ofthei
,al! exhibition they can show exactly hov
10 i the carpet iooks when put on tho floorI.'!
they have a large line of samples of dif
' i feront styles from which selection can bi
ce| made?they can have carpets made up t(
iK. | fit any room and they offer these good,
le-lat low prices. In a word, here are pre
A sented, to a considerable extent, tin
facillities of a regular carpct storo a
If you want something niceinalaci
I curtain, call on Cunningham A Temple
Three pound ran nod tomatoes at 12;
it cents nt Cunningham it Templeton.
Three pound cans of Apples at 2(
cents, two pound cans of Blackberry
_ I cents, throe pound cans of Peaches 2i
'cents, two pound cans Lima beans li
; cents, at Cunningham & Templeton.
A large stock of Kersey Jeans and
Cashmores at Cunningham it Templeton.
1(r Saddles in great variety at Cunningii.
ham it Templeton.
J If 3'ou want a bargain in Trunks call
on Cunningham it Templeton.
If you want a nice pair of hand sewed
shoes call on Cunningham it Templeton.
A splendid .stock of domestic poous, at
s', lowest prices, at Cunningham Si Teinple|
If you want a nice suit for from $12 to
| 820, call at Cunningham Templeton.
White Bkotiikus have the largest
stock of ready-made clothing ever offered
in Abbovillo. It embraces suits from the
K) cheapest to the finest. They have more
ie than ono hundred over-coats, and anyone
in need of a Winter outfit cannot
fail to be suited. Also, a good assortment
of Youth's and Boy's clothing.
Have yon tried that Ponce Porto Rico
J" Molasses at Whito Brothers? If not,
"try it, it is bettor than New Orleanssy!
If anyone needs a pair of boots or
allocs let him go to the store of White
9 | Brothers and ho will certainly bo suited.
The stock of boots and shoes carried
by this house is immense. Already they
have received nearly one hundred cases
of boots and shoes, and their stock is
" not near all in. They always Keep a full
stock of Zeiglot's ladies shoes and
J Ileiser's gentlemen shoos. They carry
also, a largo lino of standard screwed
boots and shoes made by the Bay Stato
Shoo and Leather Company.
-. /?m*z* . r-'r "iWt II
- n i
H. W. LA^
BF.G TO ANNOUNCE THAT TiIEY ARK
Holiday Goods than tlipy Iihvk ever Jiatl
hihI every tiling CHEAPER Ihnn eve.- In-foro,
Vacss rx"r"' 1
very rlitMi-ost to tlio tilivsl. Al. ci.esi,-.
J??^,io v^7'Olr, ?3tc
Mustache Cups, China Pitch
K-H-3 ? a c-r-n
iOo Ql?.S5. !.?"!iiffi;
and Children's book* of ;ill khxis, Novels, <kc.
CHRISTMAS rAIUiR-r-Thc l.iivost roller! f<
liiivt* several fine SMOKKKS' SKTS, Come a
AIATCI1 1JOXES, CHINA CANDLE STICK
We have hhiio beautiful photograph a
of si.'Uai* r:ooiv<. actookaph ali;l\m
iitg some now LA MI'S lor tliu hoiMuy.s,
In f ft, wo have HOLIDAY GOODS of ever
'.hem any whe.e. Come ami see tliem.
Nov. 1!, ! ?, tt
, 11T E HAVE THE FOLLOWING GOOD-!
' >t six v.vfkv at bottom fligun-H to make 1
J carefully. WeativerllsiC nogooUs tbr.t we hu
175 Barrels Hour,
200 Bushels Fresh Ground 1
15 Barrels Sugar,
[ 50 Cases Canned Goods,
i 20 Boxes Crackers,
I Large Stock french candy,
, Thousnruls n'hTproortx too numorous to n
\V?? iipprcriiit fully thf Imrt^i-nps mid h:t
tunes. If you ihvi; cloito iiny linrino'h uitli i
prfclntc such favors \ny liiyhly. If yon lt:i
r goods before buying. He-;>ce:ful
[ Nov 11, tf
, mniMMV. A RPTAII. I
; ui mijj A J**<U
f - '
ji Dealers in Grain, Me;
And i-:vkrythin(j in the GHorEttY
smiioot t.!ic liirirfst (Srowrv houses Nort
e ' cots to do some btixine>3 w.tli us.
| Oct. :n, l'Ki, ti
: lew Br i
I w. s. m
e T.T AVE Just opened n new and elegantly
t. 11 Corner, under the Prixu and Banner of!
rccelve till their stock Is complete a full lln
- Drugs, Medicines, Ch<
s Also, all the popular PATF.NT MEDICINE.'
e warrant to be fresh and good.
r We also offer a well selected stock of FAN'
a Colognes, Foreign and Don
in great variety, Han<
, Our line of BRUSHES AND SOAPS Is sin
'? NAIL, FLESH, SliAVINU AND S110K lil
MR. IOIIN T. LYON, whose longexpe
law <fc Lyon, so well known, will be constant
fully compounded at all hours, under the su]
0 Oct. 17. 1KS3, tf
; B K BEAC
t FOR TH]
? i nii j -
e! sasn, uoors, uuuus,
ing, Ceiling1, Lime ai
fI Working Machinery.
j Oot. 10, 1883, 12m
t No. 4 Washington Street. (
'PTIK LAROK8T AND BEST STOCKED II
8j I. IfOOllS.
r Mumm's, Masson's and A
n Mountain and Sweet B
"t Whiskey, Mountain 4
s! ker and Paul ?
> Whiskey, Old
j best in the market,
t er best brands of Wine
jland Bum. English, Scotch
!| Bavarian and Tiyoli Beer. A
'iHAND MADE OLD RYE
?i 13elfast Ginger A
I Amp. 52. >ja tf
WK hnveon hand twelve beautiful Cottage
Monuments. Will bo sold very low,
j The styles the bust In the up country, halt'ol
I them direct Importation from Italy. A complete
line ot Head Stones from SI .50 to?..(*]
per foot two Inches thick. The two inch stock
lis lower than is sold in the up country tot
' same quality of marble, at
.1. D. CHALMERS Marble Yard.
; Sept. r.\ l.vct, tt
fT ah/1 Aim Qa In
uctiiu iui uaiu,
IOFFKK for sale my tract of land with
Dwelling House and Improvements, at
more or loss, 20 to 30 Af'RKS of low grounds,
40 ACitKS In original forest.
For terms apply to \V. II. l'AKKKK, Ksq.,
Abbeville C. II.
J. E. DUBOSE.
Sept. It), 1?M, tf
\ NOTIIF.il lot of oni'.Twoand Four Horse
MV Wjurniis, all Iron ami-*, ine i>cn aim
I t',n!i.SI r!l.)1,linsr Wnsonti in the country, which
II will Hell cheap for cash.
I Sept. I. IS* if TU08.BBG08.
rsoN & coH
JITST RECEIVING A LARGER
before. 1? (net, the largest ever In
y kir.il imt'glnable. /.II the
^ nice assortment.
*-~+ The In.-Rfst variety ever In
?t53 French u 11 d German waiv,
r> /r~~? f *i Half
^'1J.C&9 kinds. Very ciiet^H^H^B
? Very prrtly *1.vl-a
?>- -> iu?^3 limn iind fine ware.
^ ^?? ChiiiH. HrlliunSa and Tin
dosrrlpH ?n?the prettiest mid Hnrxt 1q
ers and a large assortmenflHH
; and Saucers.
9 Almost every kind ninrto?Tin.
?25 m thlim, Wood. Paper <i all other
j'Wiuiijiiiiy ikmiiiu copics ni me
i.gllt edge only 4/J ecu 13. CHATTEICBO^^^^^H
m wo liitvo ever lind. Come sud Me them.
ml kco tlioio before they n?.
:s and Chlnn Ornament* of *11 kinds.
I.BUM8 from 5') eonl* up. An
US?11 nest t'? the eheopcat. We arc rv
y kind and sell thero ai cheap a* you
N. LAWSON & CO.,
IT 10. i|
WHICH MUST BR KOr.T) IN THE
oorn fur our Janiury consignment*.
20 Barrels S^rt^HH
15 Sacks Coff^^H
40 Boxes So^H
1,000 Founds Plain candj^^^
10 Boxes Tofcacc^^B
r.i nnil !mvp nunkrl onrzood* to irnit
i? xiii.-i> no i>)n>rtcd acu-pt many tlmnk*. We^H^H
vo uut v.i- Mould ask lliatyou cull ?nu price
A. E. BOGEfiS.H
at, Flour, Sugar, CoffeBI
LTNK. WK AUK ACTING AS AGKNT F(flH
.!>, Ka?i and West and can nwke It to your
E. JIGGERS, Abbeville, S. C.[[
fitted up DRUG STORE on the Marshall HonsHS
leu, and are uow receiving and will oonll&M
smicals, Dye Stuffs,
j kept in a first-class Drug Store, all of which
CY GOODS, consisting of
aestic, Handkerchief Extract^M
Isonre Vases, Lamps, &c.
iply complete. Every variety of HAIR, TOOTH^^H
tUSH SUAl'S from the fluent toilet to thecbeap^^B
rienco in the Prug b u s in e m h o t^m_of^Ward^^H
IV in aueuuauce. ah nvc-ou^iriiviio
ervislon of DU. THOS. J. MABRY. HI
JHAffl, Agent I
E SALE OF H
Shingles, Laths, Floor-?
id all kinds of Wood-I
Norwood Brothers old StandjH
?v t*n nATTVTWV ATT MTU# H
yJL ?JCj 1?> 1 nii Ll'V/UUiUUi, AiiiJ A u A*?
merican Champagnes, Stonejfl
lash ( opper Distilled Corn flfl
Sap, Gen. Bob Lee, Ba- ^Hl
Jones XXXX Rye
California and all oth- 3
' Jamaica and New Eng- B
i, and Irish, Porter and Ale.
i? -n.._ J_.fi
ISO Ml Ml Willi, ncsil (Mil lilllll.
WHISKEY A SPECIALTY.
Lie and Club Soda.
: "I?ECiS leave to Inform lier old customers'
I) that she is
| Still in the Dress Making'
and hopes tlint they will all patronize her.
Cutting and tltting done at all limes at the'
most reasonable rates, satisfaction jruaran-*
teed. She may be found at her residence In'
April I, I.S.S.-), tf
Boots and Shoes, Har-'
1>KST material used, tine workmen employ
) i>d, custom work made promptly, and nt'
the lowest bottom prlccs for cash. Hides nl-^
ways liotijrlil at the highest market price for*
cash or in exchange tor leather or work. ?
January is, ltvjt), ly, ?
T) I <" 11A III) OA NTT. is now prepared lo do'
IV all work In his department in the he*t';
inn i) nor anil ai reason ah I e eh urge*. Monthly
customers shnvhip, hair cutting and shum-v
poivtis ?1 per month, Kasore honed and put'1
in the best condition for 2.1 cents ench.
Shop under the and Manner office.
March 10,1SS2, tl"