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IP 1 SHOlTU> I>I.E TONIGHT.
If 1 should die to-night,
Mr friand* would look upon my quiet
Before they laid it in its quiet resting
AHM deem that death lind left it almost
And laying snow-white dowers against
Wonld smooth it down with careful ten
And fohl my hands with lingering ca
Poor banda, so empty and so cold to
If I should dio to-night,
My friends could call to mind with lov
.Some hind deed the Icy hand had
??jin? gentle nord the frozen lips had
Errand? on which the willing feet had
-? TDe memory of roy selfishness and pride;
? ?? m. ?tly-j^jty words would all be put aside.
And so 1 should beloved and mourned
If I should die to-night,
Even hearts estranged would turn once
more to me,
Recalling other days with sorrow ami
The eyes that chill me with averted
Would look upon me as of yore, per
' And soften, in the old familiar way
For who could war with dumb, uncon
Su 1 might rest forgiven of all to-night.
Oh friends, I pray to night.
Keep not your kisses for my dead, eoM
The way is dark and lonely, let me feel
Tnink gently of me ? I am travel worn,
Jly fs'wring feet are pierced with many
forgive, ou hearts estranged ; forgive ]
"When dreamless rest is mine I shall nol
Th?? tenderness for which I long to
BY EMMA GARRISON JONES.
What a pleasant little home it was
Tie family sitting-room hau levei
before looked so bright and attractive
?a on thatantumn afternoon. A cheer
ful fire blazed on the h^arth-ston*
;e crimson curtain? were closely
drawn; filling the room with a warr
roseate light, and in the midst of this
in he? low. sewing chair, sat th<
young wife, a dainty bit of embroid
ery on her lap, at which she workec
away with deft fingers, humming al
the while a gentle lullaby to the Jit
tie sleeper in the wickercradle at he
?ide. On the rog, at her ieet, lay J
little girl, her first-born, worn-ou
with play, her curly head pillowec
m a great, shaggy Newfoundland
id both fast asleep.
Richard Standish, the husband anc
father,- stood noiselessly on thc three
hold, contemplating this pretty horre
picture with a full heart. After ?
.- Jew moments he made a step into tht
him. His wife looked up quickly
her ??,?8 brigtening with pleasure.
"9B; ghandi is it you?" sh
?dd; "how gM j am j wag 8(
afraid youd be deuu^d kte Cw?
JD, I want-"
But something in his face ?
ber all ut once, and she sat looking
at him with tender, entreatinj
>, spokp *t last, bis voie
'Albatross?, sails to-morro?
Violet," he Faid,
ice fell between them, brokei
her passionate inquiiy.
)ick,is there no heJ?> ? Mus
no more, knowing'that his
Vas inexorable, 'ipnee ba
ssin?e their marriage, he had
. i, leaving her for a whole dreary
. -^-?ndlaew he was goiug again. The
embroidery fell from her fingers, anc
ehe eat gazing into ' the red coals
while the babies slept at her feet
thinking of the desolate hours instor
for her and them. Her husban<
watched her with a swelling heart
After awhile he approached her, an<
?iroking her bright, rippling hail
"Poor Violet, poor, little wife, yo
mustn't take it so hard." .
She made no answer, but throwin
her arms round his neck, sobbed for
few moments on his bosom; and the
she waa ready for her.work, and ther
was plenty to do. Clothing to ovei
look, socks to darn, besides all th
packing. The whole night long sh
was at it, and in the chill, drea
dawn, pale and weary, but with wide
sleepless eyes, she followed him dow
to the wharf. The "Albatross,
awuug at anchor, all ready for he
He had kissed the babies as the
lay asleep in their little cot-bed, an
SO T he turned to his wife.
"Good-by, Violet." his bronze
features working with the emotion h
struggled to keep down, "I may a
Well say it at once, as it's got b
'l.me; take care of yourself and th
babies, and don't worry about me
a y earl 1 soon slip by, and then I';
be back again, God willing. Kis
me, and run home like a good littl
wife; you're shivering with the col
i She kissed him, clinging to his bc
.om for a moment, and then she har
ried away. But on the top of th
hill she paused to look back. Sh
could not discern his face or figure i
gazed through th
r, wistful eye;
and shouts, an
;, her white sail
in the un
-r v - im-k^d oro .> HUH d*-*o
Dut V*??*.?i A-?> ? wf-Vt lilli?! W.I
despite her childish'fac? and ripp
hair; und >?'U hough heart and hi
j were alike aimless and nerveiea?.
went, resolutely TO work, and ail
Ciine ?rile worked herself.into a ge
hopeful hnmor.f| For these sin
homely tusks, that? make up our
drndgery, are often ihe saving of
souls : this ceaseless labor, from w
we il i nob at times, is the one RC
eign ramedy, the , universal pan
for human ?us and woes.
The gloiy of autumn faded,
winter came. The snows fell v
! and deep round the sailor's little
ft ge, and through the dreary, w
nights t;re patient mother worked
watch;J. her babies. Little Ai
the eldest born, could remembei
father, and over and over again
would ask.' s
"Mother, when will fathor c
home from over the big sea ?"
'; And the mother would answer,
! blue eyes brightening at the thot
"When summer-time comes,
ling, and the golden pippins get
then father will come home."
And the winter went by at
and spring came, bringing the bl
of primroses, and the odor of vic
! and tho golden pippin-tree was
m its of fragrant blossoms. Little
1 nie watched them, and led ber I
i brother beneath their rustling si
ow, telling him of the coming
when father would come home,
t rn- st a year had gone by, and it
this lon.-, long time only one li
had come. Midshipman Stan
found but few opportunities to s
letters ; but this one sufficed,
was well, and the "Albatross" wt
soon be homeward bound-he wc
! be at home in autumn.
And autumn came; the trees
( on the livery of roy.il purple,
. : hills their russet gold. Violet S
; d:&h v.vnt about her work, from
' to day, with an indescribable bes
i in b>r face. She seemed -to h
, grown young again ; all the cares
? trouble? of life dropped off lik
- muutie, leavinzoiher clothed in
1 radiant garment- cf hope and lov
1 the fair, . frelHwitigome girl t
- Die*; Standish m?^w?oed' and"!
r amid the clover-blbjom of her cont
i home five yeats ber*bre.s- T^he li
t children' watidered about in*the ;
J low sunlight, dyeing their f?trg
with herrief, and peeping into
tiny homes of the robins; and
1 sunny morning both came rushiuj
. ail aglow with excitement.
"Mother, mother !" cried Am
i her little pianafore filled with gol?
? fruit, "'*ee here ! the golden pipp
are ri?>e-will father come home
3 Violets heart gave a great leup
) glad tiers. She looked ont at the b
i sky, the floating, fleecy clouds, a
mist crowned hills, with somethi
1 like a prophecy at her heart.
? ' J think.he will, darling!" she
5 pli?<l -, "we will m ke reddy
e him, an.y.rw.,y. gather ft? -y
can."'-" - ' . *--r-~'*- *-o
f And thc children toddied off aga
the little, sturdy boy lookingViTlil
i his father, that his mender ran aft
hin a-mi covered his bVown face wi
t kisses.' Then p^huriiied hack ai
felt to work. She cloned the ct
' ia?* ?JJL a *?kck of cSat coutcTn
w??re he found, put, frAli linen ?
the bed.-, and fresh floEer? in tl
[ windows-ai:d then she ^nt to coo
r ing. Every delicacy, tea which ,
} had ever expressed a fancy, was pi
1 p.ired : and as the sun was goii
, down, dressed in her prettiest grow
;, 8ho sai- down to wait,
e "Will father come to-night, mot
1 er?" asked Annie,stealing up in tl
i "l? not to-night, he will come t
r, morrow, love !"
To-morrow came, the golden pipii
u hung lipeningon the tree; the gra
waved in yellow sheaves around tl
g cottage dcor. The year had rounde
a -why did not the wanderer come
n Tiic- children wandered about res
e lessly, followed by faithful old Lee
.. and after noon, growing impatier
e and anxious, Violet went down t
e j the i ost-ofiice. Perchance thei
x j might be a letter, or fome tidinc
i, from the "Albatross."
n A crowd of men surrounded th
" j door, evidently in eager discus3iot
r j but they made way for her deferer
I tially. There was no letter, and n
y I tidings from the "Albatross." Th
d j postmaster hesitated and looked a
. her with pitying eyes-so did th
d j by-standeis. Something in their face
e struck her.
s "Whatis it?" she questioned, look
e ing trow one to another,
e Thsn, an awful fear thrilling througl
; her, phe snatched a paper they ha<
[1 b?en reading. There it was in flam
is ing characters!
e .'Losses afc sea ! The 'Albatross,
d due at this port on the nineteenth in
stant, took fire on the Indian Ocean
>. and every soul on board was lost!"
She tottered homeward througi
e tiie glory of the autumn evening
e elute! ;ig the paper in her. hand. Th<
n children met her at the gate,
d "Waat, is it, mother?" cjhestionei
e Annie, looking up affrighted at hei
j, while face. "Won't father com?
j "No, no!" she wailed, in answer.
"He will never come home any more
s -never any more !"
i- The autumn passed again, and win
ter followed, with dreary nights of
e storm and darkness. But Violet
r Standish lived and worked, for the
g mother-love in her bosom was stroug.
ll Spring came, with its beauty and
r promise, the pomp and pageantry of
e another summer, and autumn agiin.
i The golden pippins ripened, and An
r nie and her little brother gathered
e them in with a nameless awe in their
!young taces. Winter again, and
Christmas-eve. The snow piled in
great drifts round the little cottage;
he air k*en and biting; the stars
a countless thousand*. The mo
.nd her little ones gathered in t
aggots, and threw a heavy log i
he fire; i?,nd Leo .stretched his? )
eugth before the bia?. \ Then 1
?at down to tu ?ir woi?, tor work
Docoming a necessity in these ls
lays; and even little Annie's
Ongera did their part. The still
little boy, growing mor? and rr
like his dead father, cracked r
and shot straw?*at Leo, and fin
grew weary, and betook himsel
"What'll Kriss-Kringle bring
mother?" he asked, popping up
His mother glanced across at
chubby stockings suspended aga
the wall, and her eyes filled \
tears. Her store of Christmas-j
was very scant, yet. she answ
"Something nice, perhaps, dar]
if you'll go to sleep like a good b
Annie worked until her blue i
grew heavy; and she followed
brother to the little bed,'but no
sleep-she lay awake listening to
voice ol' the wind. It was a ten
night, cold and windy, and the
tant boom of the eeo was incess
Her mother trimmed the lamp,
continued her sewing.
"Don't work any more, moth
said the child. "Come to ben, pl
-I'm so lonesome."
"But I must finish this garment
night, love. We shall need n
coal on Monday; and there's no m
ey till this is paid for. Go to sli
there's a darling ; you're * not h
some-witfrmpther so near."
But the child stilt rem?rned aw?
her blue eyes full of solemn inqu
"Mother," she began again, aft*
pause, "how nice it is to have a fi
er. Lizzie Green is so happy, I thi
her father takes her everywhere, ?
gets her such nice things. I wish
father had lived. Do you think mc
er, he knows about us up in heav?
Can he sfce how lonesome we are ?
The poor, pale-faced woman
t out her hand as if the child's pra
"My darling, yes ; he knows ab
us, and sees us, I think," she repli
speaking with an effort. "But gc
sleep now, please; mother is too ii
to tal' " ' "
"Yes, mother ; only let me tull ]
what I've been thinking. What
the Lord should let Kriss-Krin
bring father home to-night-would
it be nice, mother ?"
"Yes, love ; but that cannot
Father cannot come to us : but
shall go to him by aad-by." ?
Annie fell into silence, and
night waned away. The stars hui
ed, and the winds moaned, and '
great sea thundered ; Violet wori
on steadily. She was a brave, stro
woman, and kept her sorrow bene?
ht*feet; but it rose up strong a
fi'Jrce to-night. Old memories of 1
hlwpy.girlhood came trooping ba<
j fojd words, Joying smiles, tender i
SK7es.X .fier triecV^soul was'full
^ftpfiowing. How should she ev
MSP" the burden of life through a
other year? It was so* hard, si
should faint in the en**5vor,' hut f
u**chiidren& Hake. Glancing cv
.?P>t}ie little yoocb, and the pair
curly heads, she resumed; her need
"with fresh vigor. The hours wo
on ; Christmas morn would soon
dawning-Christmas with its peai
on earth, and i te promise of gb
ness to all men. What would it.bril
to her ?
The winds rose, driving the lig
snow against the windows. Leo p
up his ears and listened, then 1
arose and trotted off to the do(
Presently he began to whine pl ai
"What is it, Leo?" asked his mi
The dog came to her side, look ic
up in her face with an intelltgeni
that seemed almost human ; then 1
went back to tht floor, pawing ac
whining. Violet put down her wot
and went to the window. As tl
wind lulled, she caught the sound i
a step, a firm, quick step, crunch'.E
the frczen snow. The dog leaped i
the window, barking and whinini
and showing every manifestation <
joy. The step carne nearer and nea;
er. A. wild terror filled the lonei
woman's heart. What danger tbreal
ened her children ? She glance 1 tc
ward the little bed, and there sa
Annie, i . her white nightrobe, he
hands clasped, her sweet, spiritua
lace fairly radiant with joy.
"Oh! mother, mother!" she cri?e
' don't you know, don't you feel it
it is father coming home ?"
A wild thrill shot through the poo
wife'8 heart, terror, hope, doubt, al
commingled ; her limbs trembled
and she grew faint ; but as the ste]
came, nearer and nearer, obeying ai
impulse stronger than her will, or
her fear, she opened the door. A
brawny, broad-shouldered man, in ?
sailor's garb. One instant she gazed
on him, and then she clasped him in
her arms with a wild cry.
"Oh! it is-it is my husbaud ! Oh,
Dick! you are not deadl Qod has
sent you back to me again ?"
"Yes, Violet," his hot tears ?aining
on her cheecks, "from the ver} jaws
of death He bas sent me back to
She held him close for a tuoieent,
and then the mother-love began to
stir in her ueart. She turned end
pointed to the little bed. The stur
dy, little boy was sound asleep ; but
Annie was awaiting him with wide,
"I knew it, fathor, and I told moth
er so," she whispered, as she clasped
his neck. "I knew that God would
let Kriss-Kringle bring you home to
And Christmas morning dawned,
bringing a .?newal of the promise ot'
peace on earth to all the world, and
to the sailor's home a joy unspeaka
ble and ?ali of glory.
Brevities and Levities,
- . I
A good example is the best sermon.
The beginning and end of a chick
True poiitenr-ss Is to say.
The kindest thing in tho kindest way.
Doesn't a man contract, a debt when
he pays partjof Jt?
Rheumatism iajalways a ]o\nt affair,
and yet tKsre is only'one person to it.
Why is the busy bee like human
contentment.?*, Because it's a humbug.
The latest slang phrase is: " 0>
you're too new, the duststicks to you.'
From Adam they took a rib-hone
to make fair woman. Fair woman
has been made up with ribbon ever
A great many children get on the
wrong track because the switch ia
misplaced. . fvj
Only a ring is necessary to.tiigage
a wife, but nothing short of cash will
secure a good hired girl.
An Irish bulk " It's a very great
pleasure to be alone, especially when
your sweetheart- is wid ye."
A wag suggests that a suitable
opening for many choirs should be,
"Lord, have mercy on us, miserable
"Jane, it is eleven o'clock; tell that
young man to please shut the front
door from the outside.''
In Switzerland donkeys have bells
on their necks. In this country it is
not unusual to see them with belles
on their arm.
Wit is the boomerang, that strikes
and graciously returns ?o the hand
Sarcasm is the envenomed shaft that
sticks in the victims gizzarxL
American toast: "The ladies: the
only endurable aristocracy, who rule
without laws, judge without jury, de
cide without appeal, andar? never in
The editor of an American paper
recently insisted that poets "n*u?t he
brief. He received a composition en
titled, " The Ballad of the Merchant.'-'
"Luke, is Jim Akers honest?"
"Dunno, boss. Jim mout be; an'den
agin he raoutn't. .But el I was a
cbick'n an' know'd'Jira was about, I
tell ye wot, I'd.roost high."
"What ails dis beoples of Ameri
ca." says an old traveller from Ger
many, "isjiot din* walks mit der legs
too rnjjaTin der shtreet g:trs out, und
don't got some muscles .jjome more?"
A very neat definition of the word
'suspicion" was that given by a jeal
ous husband : " A suspiciou is a feel
mg that impels you to try to find out
something which you don't wish to
know." r. . '
A few evenings ago, a mother was.j
hearing her little three-year old lisp
irjg boy say his prayers, and when he
reached pd bless mamaapd papa,"
added : ??Huzzi sor'Hantock ! Amen." '
t -JP ?fe ~
a. lii^?^a;Hi^^^p^try ? gi v?ir trey.; -
to put^ih the cc-lleclion box at churchy
When- t?e dropped^_iu. th? coin she 1
ei-iaimeu-r ''That's the' way tho
|?oney goe?, pop goes the weasel !'' ?
'Tte difference,' said the cook, 'ht*
tween a child of royal birth and a
young lamb is that the first is teuded
in splendor, and the other is splen
Au epitaph at Princetown, Mass.,
"Hero lies John Dodd
Who doged all he could
And dodged a de-id ol' evij,
And after dodging all lie could
HM could not dodge tho devil."
Robinson went up to his room the
other afternoon, and noticed that there
was only one match remaining in the
box. "Now, if that shouldn't burn
to-night when I come in," soliloquized
he " what a fix I should be in." So
he tried to see if it was a good one.
An oldrfashioned minister was
preaching in a tight, unventilated
church, in which 'by some- means a
window was left partly open. A good
deacon dining the .sermon closed it
The minister stopped, and, turning to
j the deacon, said in solemn tones, " If
j I were preaching in a jug, 1 believe
I you would put th? cork in."
" Papa, didn't you whip me once
for biting little Tommy ?" " Ye3, my
child; you hurt him much." "Well,
then, papa, you ought to whip sisters
music master, too; he bit sister, yes ?
terday afternoon, right on the month;
and I know it hurt her, because she
put her arms around his neck and
tried to choke him."
"What !" said a young lady to a
sister companion, " you are not going
to marry that tall, lean, slender, con
sumptive-stricken fellow, are you?"
"Yes, she is," volunteered the young
lady's little brother, looking up from
his broken cart wheel ; "she's going
to marry him and use him for a car
pet-stretcher." The boy and the
cart wheel passed out through the
JiiST AS WE EXPECTED.-The no
fence law aa operated in thin coj?
is proving its merits. Afc first with
some, the measure waa prejudicially
received; but we are glad to know
that the prejudice ia rapidly dying
out and the system is gaining tho ap
probation of all. We are informed
that Saluda Township, which ?8 not
now under the law, has sent to the
Legislature a petition signed by 185
oersons asking its extension to the
North Carolina line. Another peti
tion of similar import, has abo been
sent by citizens of Highlaud Town
ship, to the same body. We never
enterta ned any doubts as to the value
of the change to the middle and low
er Townships of the County, and are
pleased to know that in the moun
tains its merits are applicable- Gran
>? T?e Nigger,* i ii
The following, clipped some time
go from the:;Lem?rs Sentinel, a lead- ^.jj.
i g Republican: orgau, and saved for u
.se, ahow.? thSt Presideni. Hayes and j
.is party wo?ld do well to begin at p(
,ome, whsnihey whine about negro, y
Krsecution : " - :a
" The nigger
The everlasting nigger ia at the a
rout agaijrjM?? J
The nigger's highest, idea of civil? j
To havetan office. i;
The nigger's eternal clatter is to get ?
Protecti'on-tfronthe Government, ' 0
Bounties from the Government, and fi
Office fro mi; the 'Government. j.
It is.aboutu time he was given "to t
understand '". t
That he was created 'iv the repubr r
That he is expected to protect him- q
3elf, " ' a
Tb earn hia own! bread -and buttter ,
That wis his duty t
To vote for the candidates of the ?
republican party, even <
At the risk- -ot'his life. s
Aft?r a cerii??ry's faithful probation g
ia .the school o? ordinary- citizenship, t
His fitnes^L^ civil offices might
be considered. - i
In the meantime the republicans "t
will listen to the clai ms of no one but a x
States m ?^^-* . $
And, statesmanship,.beit ever borne ^
ia mind, is the product of *
Scholarship, und 1!
Of which thejiigger has neither.
Let the nigger attend to his voting, j i
but otherwise, give us n. rest. '
The Sable ?Srfier's Waruiug. \
"?pmraham, cerne to your mudder, ! i
boy. Whar|o?i bin! 'j
"Playin'wiS. de white folks' chil-j
lun." . " L
:; v^ypjri^li^^hy^,-chiie, you'll j \
broke your ohc'mudder'fi heart, an' j
bring her gray hairs in sorrow to de
grave wid reel??umnesp an' c?.rrys on
wid evil, assosyashuns. Habn:t I i*ais- j i
ed you in de.way you should oughter U
go?" . : p
"Habn't Tr?ezened wid you and. .<
prayed wid, ami deplored de gooefj
Lorri' to wrap you up in His'buzzura?'' ? ?
"Yethum." . \
"Well, den, do you s'pose I'sej!
gwine to bab your morals ruptured ? i
by de white trash ? No, sah ! Get in | ;
in dis instep; au' il" I ebar cotch you j i
'muuicatin'w?d'de white trash any;
mo', fo; de Lord, nigger, I'll break[i
your black helu?hffith a brick !"
Anv ladies wishing to know of the
meriiVof the.Excelsior Kidney Pad. its
action, etc., are'referred to ?Mrs. Wm. K.
McKecknie, PhQtr|-raph Parlors, Toledo
Ohio.-See Adv. j' -
Now is tffe time to pay for your
558' BROA I
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Read Carefully i Mci
place where you are Warrant
all you buy.
Good Suits, $5.00-cheap at $6.60.
Stylish Suits, $7.00-cheap at $10.00
Ca'simere Snits at $10.00, that defy <
Nobbiest A ll-Wool Cassi m ores from ?
Black'ClotT&f?s, from $10.00 to fi m
Slaughtered in Order to Kef
Finest Imparted Black Cashmeres, al
Colored Guarnieres, all styles, 25c.-e
Alpnccas arid Mohair?. 20c. to finest (
All Wool Buntings 25c, sold all over
Most superb Flannel Suiting, "impor
Exposition Damass?es, La Belle Sinti
A few more pieces of our Persian Cos
19 Pieces Snow Drop Suiting, 5c.
Good Jeans ut 10,12-} and l$c, to W
Heaviest an^l Best C'lssimc-reR, in all c
All Wool Flannels, 20c. Lioseys, 12
In all Styles, -Hoods apd Snciiue.s for-E
prices. Ladies" Sha*wls?all quilltiea an
Merino. Extensive lin? of Blankets, Cc
Finest assortment ever brongkt to the
to think you can buy a first dasi Cloak I
ever imported at $15.
Extensive and Elegant line Lidies' an
I Ask no Profit on B&mje*
ing, I, 5c; i, 6c; 4-4,s Sheeting, rc.\ He
ton, 25c Bunch Yarn, 90c Sec Islam
rprrrr, Wnr*antnflr^?r>>TD.d?gO, 7ijc Cali(
Coats' Cotton, Black and White,asaorl
Good WhiteiShirts, 40c 3-ply Linen
joom Back, 65c. "Boss," finest, 4-ply L
Undershirts, 25, 40 ,and 50c, to ?nest
My stock of Boots and ShoeB is nplett
it finest hand-sewed and domestic nanuf
ty wear and prices.
Kindreds of Dozens in all the leaiing
a?r Special inducements to Wholesale
Ber in mind yon save 20 per cent, on
558 Iroad St., 5th Door be
?T??. JAUtES A. POWEI,
and will t pleased to give his friendsl-Mie
AugustiGa., Oct. 27, 1880.
ow Democrats 'Will Control the
The --Washington correspondent of |
ic Biltirnore Sun says: "There is
ol in political.circle? here anything
k? so mach interest exhibited in the
ossiblc attitude ol' Gen. Mahone in
ie "Senate as there was for some time
er the ; November election. This
>r the reason that it seems now to be
enerally believed that in no proba
ie contingency can Gen. Mahone
ven if acting uniformly with the
Republicans, do more than make a
te. .The Republicans have beencount
ig entirely on-making a tie, and ob
iining a majority by the casting vote
f the Vice-President. But, as sev
rai Democratic Senators said to-day,
he Republicans should not iorget
hat they set an example all through
he last session in the House of Rep
esentatives, which the Deraucrats
Wild be very foolish not to follow.
Ihfi House Republicans^over andover
gain broke a quorum by refusing to
r?te. The Senate' Democrats can do
he 3ame thiner. If the Republicans,
hrough Lhe aid of Mr. Mahone, ob
;ain 3S votes, the Democrats can on
?very political question refuse to vote
ind thus there will be no quorum,
md the vice-President can not have
ho opportunity to give the casting
'ote. Democratic Senators say that
fit come3 to a tie they will certainly
ake this coutse unless an arrange
ant just and satisfactory to both
itdes is effected.
Jay D. Dunning, Clerk, Wabish Shop ,
Toledo, Ohio, says:-I am now wearing
in "Only Lung Pad," and it has afforded
no almost instant relief from asthma.
EnoEKiELD. S. C., Nov. 30, LSSO.
DR. W. D. JENNINGS--Dear Sir: Hav
ng been troubled for more than a year
vith a torpid liver and indigestion, and
ifter trying various medicines without any
?chef, I write to (eli yon that 1 have tried j
,'onr Liver Medicine fora short while, and
t has worked an entire cure. You can
.efer to rae as a living monument of the.
worth of your medicine.
k52] W. T. GARY.
Land and Real Estate
E offer for sale the following Val
uable Tracts of Land :
Ono Tract near Corryton, 270 acres,
vith fine dwelling house. Grist Mill
md Giu OD never-failing stream. Ten
mt houses in good order. Dwelling house
;ost moro than we ask for the placs.
One Tract near Curry ton, .260'acres,
"rood dwelling house and tenant houses,
jood water power, not improved.
One Tract between Stevens' and Horn's
;reck, on Moore road, 15 miles from Au
gusta, 2K4 acres.
One beautiful Tract, S miles from Au
gusta, 1 mile from Curryton, 425 acres.
The above aro all strictly cotton lands,
ind will be sold on reasonable terms.
Soe them by visiting Rev. J. P. Mealing
md for ter?is apply to the undersigned
it. Ridge Spring, 8. C.
Also, ono Tract near Ridge Spring, 50
;icres, mostly cleared and fresh. Build
ings new. Good Blacksmith and Wagon
Shops. New Tenant house
One Tract near Ridge Spring, 2fi0ficres.
Saw Mill, Grist Mill and Gin, comforta
ble Dwelling House. ' Grist Mill and Gin
dione will pay 10 percent, on the amount
we ask for the place.
2 Houses and Lots at Ridge Spring and
ft Store Lots, will be sold cheap.
N. W. BROOKER,
E. W. HORNE.
Oct. 3. 1880 3m44
JA RG AI NS.
it well i And remember ike
ed io Save 20 per cent, oin
OF CLOTHING !
'12.00 to $15 00.
;st satin lined Broad doth.
jp the Trade Down Town.
1 wool, 50i\
heap at 50c.
?ilk warp at 50c.-a bargain at 90c.
the city at 40 and 50c.
ted," 05c , a drive,
ogs, Tourist and Adriatics, in all
tumos at the very low price of 25c
70 Pieces India Suiting, 74c.
oollen at 20 and 25c.
lolors, 75?.-cheap at $1.00.
5c, to Woollen tit 15 and 20c.
abies. Misses and Ladies at lowest
d stylet!, in Zephyr, Cashmere and
city. Wonderful bargains I Just
for $2.25, up to finest Castor Beaver
id Gents' Underwear and Furnish
lic <?OOd?.-Graniteville Shirt
avy Drilling, 7|c. Knitting Cot
1, from 4c, up. Northern Horne
tt, all styles, 5c. Bed Tick, 10c.
ed to fuit purchasers, 55c. per doz.
f SHIRTS. ft
Bosom, 50c. Extra Fruit of tfre
?nen Bosom, $1.
J with all the best standard grades
actured, which I warrant in quali
styles of soft and stiff crown.
Customers in all departments,
all you buy. Remember the place
low ll;?lroa<0 Crossing,
il/, ol" Ectgefielri, is with me
! benefit of our Low Prices.
For Solling, 50c. Storage, S5c.
Dor. Campbell and Reynolds Ste., Op
posite Sibley & "Wheless,
Q?7~ Personal attention given to
Weighing and Selling.
August 25, 1880. ?m38
TH K above reward will be paid for
proof to convict any person or per
sons of buying or selling seo<l cotton at
night, in the Townships or Pickens,
Wise, Meriwether, Washington, Colliers,
Collins, Moss, Talbert and Dean.
J. H. CARTER..
J NO. R. BLACKWELL,
J. C. S WE ARTNGEN,
W. E. PRESCOTT,
C. M. BURKHALTER,
R. H. MCKIE,
B. R. TILLMAN,
Ex. Committee Cotton Plant?is' Pro
. Sept. S, 1880. .* 4m40
MEE COMER HOTEL.
EDGEFIELD C. M., S. C.,
33- IP- COVAR.
BoARD only $1.50 per day. Single
meals, 40 cents. Good Stable accommo
dation for Horses. [jan 28 iy8
IWILL sell my House (Saluda Hotel)
or exchange for a ,' House anti. Lot
suitable, on C. C. ct A. Railroad* from
Trenton to Batesburc:, or other property.
H. W. ADDISON.
Nov. lf>, 1880. . tfoO
Purchase Yet Offered.
ti/^i) ACRES of Lanrl, half a mile
JOi from Dom's Mills. A good
Dwelling House, Store, Gin House, Barn
and Stables; three out houses; 100 acres
in cultivation. Improvements of greater
value than the price asked.
Terms very easy. A tirst rate bargain.
R. G. M. DUNOVANT.
Real Estate Agent.
March 3, 18S0. tfl3_
RAIL ROAD LANDS!
I OFFER for salo SOO Acres of Land
100 under cultivation, with two Log Cab
Tho Augusta and Knoxville Railroad
runs throiich this land, and a Depot is
located within 200 yards of it.
R. &. M. DUNOVANT.
Real Estate Agent.
July 21, 1S80. tr 33
?rangeburg Land for Sale.
IQlOiO ACRES of fine Farming
Ovv Lands in Orangeburg Co.,
on South Edisto River, six miles fr'ni
Midway Station on the S. C. ? Railroad,
400 under cultivation, the larger portion
of which is on tho river.. The upland
?ortion is fine for cotton, and the river
ottoms snit corn admirablj*. On the
place is a fine Dwelling House, 54 ft. by
40, 6 rooms, 2 chimneys, 4 fire placen, 14
foot passage way, piazza in front and pil
lars under the house, which is six feet
off the ground. A number of out-build
ings, Gin House, Gin Head, fine well of
water, Ac, Ac. Will bo sold cheap.
Apply to R. G. M. DUNOVANT,
Real Estate Agent.
Feb. 3, 18eC. tf?
'TIE Undersigned lias open
ed an Ageney at Eugeiield C.
H., for the purchase and sale
of Real Estate.
Parties having lands for sale
can have them advertised
and partios desiring to pur
chase Land or Houses and
Lots and Houses would do
.wellto apply to the under
signed. No charge without
sale is effected.
E. G. M. IMOVANT,
Beal Estate Agent.
Bec. 16, 1879-tf2
A Bargain ! A Bargain !
AVALUABLE TRACT OF LAND,
containing One Hundred and Eigh
ty-seven and a half Acres, more or less,
lying just beyond the incorporate limits
of Edgetield Village, about two acres of
it extending within said limits. Upon
the land is a good Dwelling House of two
stories and 8 rooms, with fire-places to
each room, besides a store-room attached
and a servants' house ir thc yard. Also
a good Gin House, a two story Barn, ami
stable room for any use. The place has
three tenant houses, conveniently ar
ranged, upon it; and it is well watered,
having several fine springs, and suffi
ciently timbored. Terms reasonable.
Apply to or address,
R. G. M. DUNOVANT,
Real Estate Agent.
Maxell 3, tr 13
Take Penn's Bit
ters for the Liver
or any Disease of
the Stomach. If
you are not Real
ly Relieved, your
Juno 2, 1880.-tf2C.
GRAY'S SPECIFIC MEDICINE.
RADE MARU The ?reatTRADE MARK
medy. An un
tency, and all
:F0RE TAKIKfi.diseases thatAFTER TAKiNQ.
How as a sequence of self-abuse ; as
oss of Memory, Universal Lassitude,
?in in tho Back, Dimness of Vision,
romature Old Age, and many other dis
ses thut lead to Insanity or Consump
m, and a premature gravo.
Full particulars in our pamphlet,
Dicta wc desire to send free by mail to
ery one. The Specific Medicine is sold
r all druggists at $1 per package, or six
.o.kagos for $5, or wi il be sent free by
ail on receipt of tho money bv address
g, THE GRAY MEDICINE CO.,
No. 10 Mechanics' Block, ti
Tune 10,-3m27] ?Detroit, Mien,. I
S. B. WX^HT,
"WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
ES, L5 QUO RS AND CIGARS,
834 ?teoad St., Augusta, Ga.
A.GrSr> WH^BZEYS J? SPECIALTY.
Oct. G, 1880.--Gm-H "
ntfAXUFACTURER anrt DBALK ?I
IN-ALL ITS BRANCHES.
547, 549 au?! 551 Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.
S** o anday and Night calls over the Store. Will attend to all the details of Fa
fnerals. furnishing pearses, Carriages, <fec . [Sept 1,1SS0-6m59
~?AY, T?NN1HILL"& CO.,
75B8 & 735 SSaoad St., Angus??, Ga.,"
Manut^oturevs and Dealers in all Kinds of
SKMKAW AT<, J Manufacturers Ag'ts
?T[/ _jr '?IHMP!^""*^ for the sale of the
**l?i? ?idtifgjrlh.L / V Cortland Wasron Co's .
WAGONS, X \ ti^^BBMBii)/ /\ PLATFORM SP?ING,
CARTS," &C. Av \ H^TL?^^A /X \^AQ?^- v^00"1"
Abo Agonts for f-H ] ^^^C^ )C0,?I^H?H,ABIO5
the sale of Wilson,! /7\V I Yy^\\^~:theJ\gb^l&nd
Obilds&Co's Philal V / / \ X/ \ // \ \ /^ge/t.ft?.Ugg:r
delphia'.WAOossd* \/ \/' \SJ \^/ ' '"
ntbilitv and li^ht draft of this celebrated manufacture, we refer to Messrs A. F.
[ Broadwater. Julius Day and Capt F. L. Smith, of Edgeneld county, Owen. Alder
man. Esq., Aiken county. Also tho well known and reliable Webster Wagon, the
Old Hh-kory Kentucky Wagon, and our own matee of One and Two-Horse Wagons,,
which we offer at prices lower than work of same grade and quality can be pur
1 chased elsewhere. We have added to our Stock a full iine of Cheaper Grade Bugr
I gins, made io our own order, with specia regard to the quality of the Wheel?, Ax
? les and Springs, which we will sell lower than any house this side of Cincinnati,
I ?--No Cheap Auction Work Sold.-rS^
5 Also Wholesale D??lers in Saddlery and Harness, Bridles/Collars, Whips, Bug
\ gy Umbrellas, Trunks, Coach Material of every description, Springs, Axles, Hubs,
I Spoke*', Rims, Bolts, Hands, Oil Cloth, Varnishes. Also, Leather and Gum Belting
t and Packing, Rivets and Lacing. Punches. Italian Hemp and Soap Stone Packing.
I Also, Oak-and Hemlock Sole Leather, French and American Cali Skins, Linings .. .
s Threads, <fcc. A full stock of Lasts, French and box-toe; ?*just received1,
f r??~ Send on vour Orders, or call and see us. Our prices will at all times .be
i BOTTOM PRICES. Oct. 5,1880.-Iv 10 '
j ALFRED BAKER, President. JOS. S. REAN, Jr.,"Treasurer.
I THE AUGUSTA SAVINGS INSTITUTION,
817 BROAD ST., AUGUSTA, GA.
ASSETS OVER $100,000 IN PREMIUM BONDS,
AND A SECURITY FUND IN PREMIUM -STOCKS?
We receive and pay Interest on all Deposits from Five to Five Hundreor'Sott-~\,
lars, and Loan Money on approved Securities. Special attention given- to Admin
istrations, Guardianships, and all Estates of Trust.
EDWARD O'DONNELL, ) Fin"nce Tfl? C DUM TD
WILLIAM R. YOUNG, >h?l??!S2L ?? DfiAll, Jil?,
ERNEST R. SCHNEIDER, J ^0Dimitr?e' TREASURER,
December 4, iSSO.-ly-lO
"IfflRS. N. BRUM CLAKK,
S1? Broad St., Augusta, Ga.
To the Ladies of: Edi^efield Ooimty:
You are respectfully invited: to inspect the Largest and Most Beaojf&a . ,
Stock nf MILLINERY ever exhibited in Augusta. All the new SHAPES
everything CnoiCE and CHEAP. Remember
Oct. G, 1880-om) CLARK'S Millinery Store.
GROCERIES, PLANTATION SUPPLIES
HAMBURG, S. C.,
flew Goods arming daily. Thc Highest Price paid For
-CottqfeiaiHl all kinds of Country Proche. -
2?0 Bushels True and Tried East Proof Wheat, for sale at $2.50 per bu. .,
OSr^lr. JOHN E. COLGAD is with me", and will be happy to
rve hi? friends and acquaintances when they visit Hamburg.
SOT A safe, commodious and convenient Wagon" Yard, and Board andi
idging furnished when desired. ?
fl araburg, S. C., Sept. 7, 18S0. ly j
I^HIS Association, gotten up on the principle of the " Knights of Honor,"
is worthy of the confidence and patronage of our people. It was organi?ed.
by the best business men of Baltimore, with whom many of our citizens are
acquainted. For information apply to
B. M. TALBERT, Local Agent.
July 27, 1S80. 6m34
?Ire You Going to Paint ?
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Ready for use in White and over One Hundred Different Colors, m??fe off
strictly pure White Lend, Zinc, and Linseed Oil chemically combined. War
ranted much Handsomer and Cheaper and to last TWICE AS LONG as.
any other Paint. It has taken the FIRST PREMIUM at twenty of the
State Fairs of the Union, and ison MANY THOUSANDS of the finest*
houcci- in the country.
ST. PETERSBURG, PA., Jan. 10th, 1S77 T.
NEW YORK ENAMEL PAINi CO.
Gentlemen: We have sold large quantities of your Enamel Paint in iK::
section of the country, and all parties having used the same speak highly
of its durability and finish ; and they find the colors and mixtures just as
you represent. There can be no better paint for exposure to beat and cold,
and any one using it once will sorely do so again. You have privilege to
tue our names for reference. Respectfully,
CHA LFANT & GRAAF.
Address: NEW YORK ENAMEL PAINT ?0.,
178 PRINCE STREET, N. T.
if?" SAMPLE CARD SENT FREE. [Feb. 16, till
WORTHY OF ?toi,
To those Who Contemplate In
vesting in Real Estate, or
Going into Business.
L OFFER a vory desirable
HOUSE SC LOT
it Johnston Depot, on the CC & A Rail
road. Tiie Dwelling House, which is
jntirely new from roof to cellar, contains
5 commodious roomsj two piazzas run
ling across, pantry, stove room, Ac.
The out-buildings consist of a servants'
iou.se, barn and stables.
There is also a good well of water on
he pla.ee, which has a house over it.
The most desirable purchase yet of
fered, and one of tho most pleasant pla
ies in tho thriving village of Johnston.
Apply in person or by lotter to ?,
R. G. M. DU NOV ANT,
Real Estate Agent. -
Nov. 24, 1SS0. tfol
MR MX BULWIXKLE,
factor A Gen'I. ?om'sn. Merchant,
CHAKLF.STOX, S. C.,
?ERM AN Tv A TN IT, or POTASH SALT,
Peruvian Guano, No 1 and*Nn. 2,
Pure Fish Guano, Nova Scotia Land
Master, Ground So. Ca. Phosphate, and
ther Fertilizers. Also.
CORN. OATS, HAY, &c
Orders lilied with dispatch, and liberal
:1 vanees made on consignments of Cot
m and other Produce.
Nov. 2, 1830. 3oi48
INPROVED PATENT LIVER PAD1
NKVXR GKTJ HABD.
CAJJ BK MADE A.S? SYUKXCTU DESUSO. LA?*
TWICX AS LONG.
? ?jases Cured wlthcnt fcosefeg ti: Sy?oa.
Chills and Fever,
Siek & Ner:cu
Jhese Puts Cyn at) town bv A dorrit m N/i
.Noxious l'il!s.()its,?r lV.?onoiwTrc?d22iSte?
of the buraach. c.rcnnc tho i>i?>at W?(w^.
?.bo ?he Liver and St?. TgS^S^i
Kidneys to healthy act on- .ind itrmvfSMfc?.
The WilliamstoQ Female
IT is conducted on what is called tb?
"ONE-STUDY" PLAN, with aSemi
Annual course of study, and, by a sys
tem of Tuitioual Premiums, ita low rate?
are made still lower for all who average
85 per cent. No Publio Exercises. No
" Receptions." Graduation, which ls al
ways private, may occur eight times ?
year For full information, write for an
Illustrated Catalogue. Address,
Rev. S. LANDER, PresL,
Nov. 2, '80.-ly] Williamaton? S, C?