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THE LAST DESIRE.
When the time comes for me to die.
Tomorrow or some other day.
If God should bid me make reply
"What wouldst thoa?" I shall say:
"Oh, God, thy world was great and fair.
Yet give me to forget lt clean.
Nor vex me more with things that were,
' An J things that might have beenl
"I loved and. toiled, throve ill or well
Lived certain years and murmured not
Kow grant me in that land to dwell.
Where all things are forgot]
"For others. Lord.-the pargin? fires.
The loves reknit, the crown, the palm;
For me, the death of all desires
In everlasting calm." -
Royal Flute Player,
Frederick the Great made g?n?rons
presents to all musicians except .flute
players. He played the. flute remarka
bly -well himself, and his proficiency
sometimes led to acts that caused dis
appointment to his brother artists. A
famons flutist once visited Potsdam
and asked permission to play to the king,
hoping that Frederick would show his
appreciation of his skill - hy some valua
Frederick received him graciously,
and listened attentively while he played
a difficult piece. N.
"You play very well," he said, "and
I am very glad to have heard a virtuoso
of such anility. I will give you a proof
of ray satisfaction."
So saying he left the room. The mu
sician waited, guessing at the probable
nature of the "proofi"
Presently the king returned with his
own flute and played the same piece
which had just been executed for him,
Then he bade his visitor good day, say
"I have had the pleasure of bearing
yon, audit was only fair that you should
hear mo."-Youth's Companion.
How the Continents Attract Seas. *"
The effect of gravitation in heaping up
the sea waters upon the shores of conti
nents, is one of the most interesting, as
' well as the most curious and least con
sidered, facts in connection with old
'"ocean's history. Thus the continents
are all situated at tops of great hills or
-mountains of water, and to cross the At
lantic or any other ocean the ship has
to first, go down the sloping sheet, cross
the valley and then climb the moun
tain (of rwater on the other side before it
3af ely reaches a harbor.
in. this connection the interesting cal
culation has been made that in mid
ocean on the Atlantic the depression is
about three-fourths of a mile below the
level of the water at coast line, while a
ship in traveling from San Francisco to
Yokohama, Japan, mnst cross a valley
at least a mile in depth.-St. Louis Re
A Storage Battery Xocomotlve.
A storage battery locomotive has been
put into operation in Wurtemberg, run
ning from some paper mills at Rayens
burg to the station on the steam
railroad, about %\? miles away.
This locomotive, which hauls pas
sengers as well as freight weighs
eight tons and carries 100 cells of a
gelatinous storage battery, which eup
. ply current to the motor. The cells
weigh two tons. The line has no very
heavy grades. The locomotive makes
on an average four trips daily and hauls
a load of twenty tons between the two
points in twenty minutes. It seems to
do the work.-New York Telegram. .
W* C. T. U. Booming? Suffrage.
Mrs. Lizzie Hill Mills, president of the
Orange county (CaL) W. C. T. U., writes:
"We are .booming' suffrage. Ov tocal
W. C. T. TJ.jheets every week, and 'has
given this last month entirely to suffrage
and will give the coming one to the
same topic. We are Joking up the
; United States constitution and' state
laws. We send out written invitations
to those who are not members of the
union, and people are getting aroused
Where the Proof Was.
Lawyer-Of course I don't know what
his defense is, madam, but we can sue
him for breach of promise and see how
we come out. The proof of the pudding
is the eating, as they "say.
Aggrieved Fair One (pensive, but busi
nesslike)-The proof of the pudding, sir,
is these here love letters.-London Tit
Xever Poultice the Eye.
It is the prevailing custom among ig
norant people to put a poultice on an in
flamed eye, a thing which should nevei
under any circumstances be done. It ii
sad to see the vast number of men, wom
en and children made blind for life bj
this one thing.-Jenn ess 'Miller Illus
The Delights of . Honeymoon.
She-Look here! This is the third
handkerchief I have wet through wit!
He (very coolly)-Nothing but useless
expense! That's how the washing bil]
runs np.-Pop?lo Romano.
Do not draw a check unless yon have
the money in hank or in your possession
?to deposit Don't test the courage OJ
generosity of your bank by presenting
or allowing to be presented your cheel
for a larger sum than your balance.
Mr. Stanford has endowed the Leland
Stanford Junior university, which it
really a sort of home school for pooi
children, with property and monej
amounting to about $10,000,000.
A certain duration of a luminous im
pression is necessary to produce an eff eel
on the retina; hence it is that we do no!
see a very rapidly moving object, such ai
a bullet fired from a gun.
. Without its atmosphere, which serves
asa coverlet to protect it against thc
fearful cold of space, the surface of thc
earth would be frozen like that of th?
A device that works well in keeping
loose waste paper out of the parks ol
Chicago is the placing of big trash ba?
kefs about on the lawns and paths.
Polly Saved the Valuable?,
We had moved into a newly built
house, which had all the modern im
provements, the electric bell being one
It was a cold winter's night Mr. and
Mrs. J. were traveling in Europe and
the servants were all gathered abo ut the
kitchen fire. Polly was also near the
fire, hut in the dining room, which wag
She used to see our mistress ring the
bell for the servants to enter, and, like
a ?lever bird, studied on this for a long
On this night Polly was all alone,
when suddenly the door opened and
two men entered. The room being
dark they could not see the bird and
began searching for valuables, for they
Polly now proved her worth, She put
out her claw and pressed the button ol
the electric bell .
It brought the servants to the dining
room, where, after a short struggle, the>
secured the burglars, who were about tc
make way with much of the valuable
silver in the dining room.
Polly was fed on .dainties for som?
time tts a reward for her valuable aa
eistance.-Cor. New York Recorder.
In accordance with an Act ot
the General Assembly, approved
December 22,1891, I hereby pub
lish the names of the Taxable
Polls in the several School 'Dis
tricts of Edgefield county, as re
ported to me by the Trustees of j
said districts :
East Cooper School District.
J: G Carter,
S R Day,
? T J Dyson,
W R Reid,
F L Rauton,
S L Rauton,
W T Stewart,
B S Reames,
N W Burkhalter, H N Sloan,
A. S King, SM Walton,
|B R Hill,
IJ W Devore,
J B Ellison,
! JD Ellison,
M E Smith,
J H Coleman,
P J Addy,
D S Haltiwanger,R 0 Burnett,
WG Barnes, J B Mitchell,
J O McDowell,
M C Reames,
. A W Rushton,
W H Smith,
A P Smith,
CP Smith, 1
R S Towles, Jr,
E C Turner,
J V Cooper,
Lay fette Adams,
L E Proctor,
W H Bracker,
L A Bledsoe,
F P Dorn,
C B Gaulman,
j W A Hopkins,
J D Herrin,
[P A Koon,
J J Leopard,
[ A G Maysoii,
W L Mayson,
J S McClung,
J A Werte,
J T Webb,
M C Wfse,
M A Moore,
W R Cooper,
[ Cain Kemp,
J T Williams,
A G Presley,
J Hill, .
M Lawson, .
j W Chambers,
South Hibler School District.
B P Talbert,
C F Talbert,
W A Cheatham,
L T Eaulkner,
Jas W Miller,
J M McCain,
B N Talbert,
R B Born,
B W Christian,
J A Holliday,
T S Henderson,Jr ?
W T Green,
IJ M Timmerman,A W Youngblood,
Dr E J Caldwell, F V Drennan, '
T J Lyon, John H Drennan,
W T Loveless, J E Dorn,
IJ R Cheatham. C O Mayson,
! WCHollingsw'thJ B Williams,
I John Davis,
Wm H Dodge,
J A Walls,
J D Seigler,
John M Seigler,
chas A Seigler,
Geo A Talbert,
T J Reynolds,
H R Reynolds,- -
Geo D Price,
Wm C Holley,
J T White,
H R Reynolds,
W S Seigler,
H F Gable,
M S West,
W T Stevens,
IJ J Green,
M H White,
S E Robinson,
Joe E ?Langley,
L J Williams,
! J A Deal,
F P White,
J T White,
Joe M Gable,
R A Pander,
IB C Reynolds,
W B Quarles,
J N Robinson,
T M Seigler, Jr,
J N Coleman,
W E Sheppard,
C W Burress,
F W Morton,
J M Coleman, Jr,
J E Stewart,
R K Stewart,
J H W Pinder,
J H Pinder,
C H Seigler,
T A Talbert,
J C Dorn,
R B Curry,
Rev Thos Devi in,
Robt Yeldell, ;
Wm Mims, !
Geo Yeldell, Jr,
David Adams, Jr.
West Gray School District.
J K DeVore,
O M Duffie,
J A Dorn,
J I Etheredge,
J E Horn,
C W '*
W E Haddon,
E M Hackett,
J E Partlow,
W II Purkerson,
J H Quattlebaum
J E Reardon,
J G Richardson
Wm F Rhodes,
J M Rambo,
S C Stalnaker,
O H Stallworth,
GC u "
W H " Jr
M P Witt,
J S "
J D Williams,
J H Waits,
L " ^
John Devore, .
E D Andrews,
J L Andrews,.
S B Andrews,
E A Adams,
J M P Burnett,
M P Burnett,
M A Coleman,
A J Clegg,
A P Connolly,
O M Calvert,
J M Calvert,
F M DeVore,
P P Holoway,
J W Harris,
J H Kemp,
G W Kinard,
J M C "
P B M "
L C Kelly,
E ri Lagrone,
J T Luguire,
W O Matthews,
Lew M "
S L Swygert,
A P Ouzts,
J L Terry,
W P Wreuu,
J P Whatley,
Wm Bradley, Sr.,Attiway Harling,
John Hamilton,^ Alex "
F Hutchinson, Bob Mathis,
I Henderson, H u
A " Jim Moore,
J Jones, Jack Martin,
Andrew Jackspn,Phil " Jr.,
Bandai " '
C P Oliphant,
Wiley Peterson, Dan Small,
Nick Thompson, Allen Williams,
Wm Thornton, Sam
Wm Trapp, Trapp
Jim Wilson, Will
Josh Widemau, John
Ed " Orlando
In the above list it
improbable that the
Trustees have omitted some names.
All suchomissionsl shall be glad
to have reported to me or to the
Trustees, that they may be properly
entered on the tax duplicates.
Names in the other School
Districts will be published when
they are handed in.
J. B. DAVIS,
Do You Appreciate
The advantage of buying always
from a clean, fresh stock of goods? If
you do, you can have that advantage
by buying snoes, slippers aud hats
from Mulherin, Rice & Co., Augusta.
Prices afe lower than tho lowest.
An Old Buccaneer. ~
"I recently met a survivor of Pirate
Lafitte's band of freebooters,** said
Thomas Haines, once a lieutenant in the
United States navy. "He was a tough
looking specimen, and must have been
well past eighty years of age, for it is
more than sixty years since Lafitte had
his headquarters on Galveston island
and preyed upon the commerce of the
Gulf. The relic of those half forgotten
times waa an inmate of a Jersey City
charitable institution and was not much
inclined to discuss bygones. He said,
however, that Lafitte was a very hand
some Frenchman more than six feet in
height, well made and possessed of won
derful talents as a commander. He
ruled the toughest lot of men ever con
gregated on one island as though they
were a flock of lambs. Occasionally a
lawless spirit would rebel, however, but
his days thenceforth were brief and full
of trouble. Every woman who came in
contact with Lafitte fell in love with
bim, and he was as safe among his fe
male friends in New Orleans, as on Gal
veston island surrounded by bis armed
buccaneers, "-flt Louis Globe-Demo
Production of Portland Cement.
Mr. Giron read before the Engineer's
club at Philadelphia a paper on the trade
of the-world in Portland cement, in the
course of which he said that the present
annual production in Europe amounts to
over 20,000,000 barrels and ita commer
cial value to over ?7.200,000. The first
factory was established at Northfleet, on
the Thames. The process was so crude
that in 1650 only four factories were in
operation. In England there is now'
over 8,800,000 barrels made each year.
The process is much the same as it was
twenty years ago. The raw materials
are chalk and clay, both pure, and al
though inferior processes are employed
?they make a satisfactory cement.
A few years ago the entire product of
the kilns was put on the market, but the
fineness of the Continental cements led
English makers to improve their pro
cesses, although even now English ce
ment is not as a rule as firm as Geneva
or French Portland.-New York Even
ing Sun. _
Photographers were obliged until re
cently to import from Germany the pa
per used in their work, our own manu
factar?rs being unable to assemble the
necessary conditions of material water
and workmanship for the production of
paper suitable for silver printing.
A process has now been perfected in
this country whereby a very ordinary
paper is coated with a thin surface of
sulphate of barytes and answers admi
rably for photographic use, bringing out
in the finished picture a wealth of de
tail formerly unknown in the art, it be
ing lost in the texture of the paper em
A Clever Blt of Workmanship,
in a museum of curiosities at Solem,
Mass., there is preserved a common
cherry seed or stone hollowed and fash
ioned like a basket Within the basket
are twelve tiny silver spoons, the shape
and finish of Which cannot be distin
guished with the naked eye. - The name
of the artist who constructed this little
wonder has been lost, but the actual ex
istence of the thing itself will not be
questioned by any one* from the old
witch headquarters of fee Bay State.
Mot . Nourishing Diet.
An old Scotch servant attached to
the household of the famous British
logician, Sir William Hamilton, was as
proud of his master's fame as if it had
been his own, and, having picked up a
few' of Sir William's technical" words
and phrases, brought them into play on
every possible occasion.
One day a gentleman who was fond
of drawing out old John for the amuse
ment of the company said to him, with
an engaging air:
~"I suppose, John, now that you've
lived so long with such a great reasoner
as Sir William, you are quite able to
conduct an argument yourself?" '
"Weel, I winna say sae mackie as
that," replied the old Scotchman, with
the modesty of true genius, "but if I
canna conduct an airgyment, I'm think
In I could draw an inference." -
'Could you? Let us see, then? There's
an Eastern proverb, you know, about
the wild ass snuffing up the east wind.
Now what inference would you draw
For a moment old Ahn looked non
plussed, as well he might, and then a
gleam of sly humor twinkled in tho cor
ner of his dark gray eye, and he an
swered, with a grim chuckle:
'Aweel, the inference that I wad
draw from that wad be that he might
snuff s, lang time before he grew fat !"
David Ker in Harper's.
Gentlemen, we have the handsomest
line of fine dress Shoes in this market.
Prices low. Give us a call and we will
please you. More new dress goods to
arrive this week. J. M. COBB.
Richmond & Danville Railroad Cr
SOUTH CAROLINA DIVISION.
Condensed Schedule, in effect January ,7, 1S92.
Trains run by 75th Meridian Time.
Lv New York.. 4.30PM 12.15nt 4.30PM
Philadelphia 6.57 " 3.50AM 6.57 M
" Rock Hill..
6.50 " 9.45 "
11.10 " 11.20 "
10.25 "10.20 "
2.00 ? 1.30 "
2.10 " 1.50 "
" Chester. 3.44 "
" Winnsboro. 4.40"
Columbia j . Jg;
" Johnston. 8.12 "
" Trenton". 8.28"
" G??niteville . 8.55 "
Ar Augusta. 9.30"
" Charleston. 11.20 "
" Savannah. 6.30 "
" Augusta.. .
" Trenton -
" Chester -
" Rock Hill ..
10 50 "
8.36 "10.34 "
10.30 "12.00 "
9.46 " 8.38AM
11.35 " 10.08 "
3.00 " 12.35PM
6.20 " 3.20 "
Private and Transient Board.
602 Broad St., Cor. Washington,
AUGUSTA, - - Q--A.
MRS. A. J. SMITH, PROPSS
Brown Cotton Gins, Lea
Fruit Jars, Tin Toilet Se
Cane jVlills and ID^v
Harrows, C nltivators
Nails, Shot, Powder, Gr
'Table and. Pocket Out
Selling the above cheap to make
_W. F. STR
732 Broad (Under Central Hotel,) ?treet.
Augusta, - - Oa.
J. R PAUL, AGENT,
ISTo. 2 Park Row,
-1M PORTE ns OF FINE
Wines Liquors Tobacco Cigars,
Stone Monnt??B Corn WWskey a Specia ly.
E. Ru Schneider,
IMPORTERS OF FINK
Wines, Liquors and Cigars,
AND DKALKRS INj
Bourbon Rve and Corn Whiskey.
601 -and iSo2 Brosxd Street,
GEO. R. LOMBARD & COMP'Y
MACHINE, BOILER ali GIN WOKS MILL, ENGINE and SIN SUPPLY HOUSE.
AUGUSTA, - - - GA
Ie the place to got Machinery and Supplies and Repairs at Bottorr
50 New Gins and G2 Now Engines in stock.
If you want a First-class COTTON GIN at Bottom Prices writ(
for a New Catalogue and Reduced Prices of IMPROVED AUGUSTS
[COTTON GIN. See the extra fine recommendations of last year'i
Mention THE ADVERTISRR when you write. jly301]
IF YOU ARB LOOKING
POPULAR PRICED, STLISH, WILL MADE CLOTHING
We with all sincerity recommend y< u to call when in Augusta, anc
see the immense stock of
I. C. LEVY ck CO.,
Tailor Fit Clothiers.
A_TJGrTTSTA^ - - &A,
. L. FOX'S
From iiost 1st to September li.
March, April, and May
I will sell EGGS to persons in Edgefield county at $1.50 per sitting: of 13. Sene
J for illustrated circular, showing SHOW record. Farmers can dono bettei
I than to PLANT a few chickens this year, g
HEXLVRY F?. COOK,
GRANITE VILLE, S. C.
OUR MOTTO, "QUICK SALES Al SMALL PROFITS.'
AGENTS FOR TIIK
"FAMOUS OLD HICKORY AM) TEIESSFE HAGONS.'
BEST IN THE MARKET.
( 919 Broad St., . I
REPOSITORY, ] ' FACTORY, \ 914 Jones St.
( 94G Jones St. (
VHR BEST, CHEAPEST, AND MOST RELIABLE HOUSE
?her and Rubber Belting,
ts, Tinware of, all Kinds,
aporators to order,
, Picks, ?hovels, Forks,
'ass Blades and Hooks,
ler^r, Stoves all IPrices.
room for fall stock. Come early.
Just arrived,?ono car load of
Roll Top, Cylinder
In Walnut and Oak.
Will sell CHEAP
and make Easy
Also, an elegant!
A full line of
Summer Goods, in
Ice Cream Freezers
300 Lawn Settees
at $1 each.
CHILL and FEVER
The River Swamp
IS A CERTAIN CUr.E FOR
Prlte ilT tents aid $1.00 Per Bottle.
- Dumb Chills,
Chills and Fever,
Also a PREVENTIVE of all the
troubles. The remedy is simple and
harmless contains no arsenic or poison
ous drug. In all cases of debility and
loss of appetite from malarial poison
ing the use of this wonderful remedy
Ask for the River Swamp Chill
and Fever Cure and take no other.
.Sold by all country stores.
Li. G?1ELLE, Dni?
.A. G-USTJL, - Q-.A..
GEORGE B. LAKE,
- AGENT FOR -
Tho MUTURAL LIFE INSUR
ANCE CO., of New York. The
largest and best Life Company
in the world.
Agent, also for the following Fire
HOME, of New York.
GREENWICH, of New York.
HAMBURG-BREMEN, of Ham
LANCASHIRE, of Manchester,
ST. PAUL-GERMAN, of St. Paul,
MECHANICS and TRADERS, of
TRAVELERS ACCIDENT INS.
CO., of Hartford, Conn.
Office over Bank of Edgefield.
Hours from 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.
Will ibis Wt fte n?arK?
We are head*
everything in the
line of Lumber,
BHnds and / / Variety in
Ornament / / Qur product is
limited only by
the wants of our
We aim for your orders.
Let us send you prices.
??j?sta Lubber Co.,
High Prices for Cotton
IS MADE POSSIBLE BY INVESTING WHERE YOU CAN O BTAIN
BEST VALUES FOR LEAST CASH,
A GOOD TEAM
( BEST GOODS.
Weare headquarters for BLANKETS, CLOAKS, DRES? GOODS
UNDERWEAR, and everything in Dry Goods.
Como and soo us when you come to tho city.
MULLARKY & H ARTY.
810 Broad St.,'