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A Family Companion, Devoted to Literature, Miscellany, News, Agriculture, Markets, &c.
Vol. XV. WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 26, 1879. No.9.
EVEERY VEDNi-SDAY MLoNING,
At Newberry, S. C.
BY THOS P. GFNEKR
l&itar an.d Proprictor.
nr.o.i9 per -.'avia,
invariaijy ii Advance.
-tcpped u ai tie exlpration of
T4 g mark: dIn.otes expiration of sub
e ript ion.
i 's fel4aee ou2e IS.
This i-portant organ weighs but about three
po an ll th 0 in a living person
about three gallons p:.sses throuZh it at least
once every half hour, to have the bile and
other im:)ari:es s:.icd or fiitered from it.
ile is the natural purgative of the bowels, and
it the Liver becomes torpid it is not scparated
from the bloocl.. but carried through the vens
to all parts of the system. and in trying to es.
cane through the pores of the skin, causes it to
urn yello vor a dirty brown color. The stom
ach becomies diseased, and Dyspepsia, Indi
gestion, Constipation. Headache, Biliousness,
Jaundice Chills, Malarial Fevers, Piles, Sick
and Sour Stomach, an d general debility foliow.
SMERRELL's HEPATINE, the great vegetable dis
covery for torpidity, causes the Liver to throw
oiF from one to two ounces of bile each time
the blood passs through it, as long as there is
an excess of bi!e; and the effect of even a few
dQses upon yellow complexion or a brown dirty
looking skin, will astonish all who try it-they
being the first symptoms to disappear. The
cure of all bilious diseases and Liver complaint
Uis made certain by taking HEPAT:IZE in accord
ance with directions. Headache is generally
cured in twenty minutes. and no disease that
arises from the Liver can exist if a fair trial is
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is hereby given that on tha 28th day of
1 ebruary next, wce wili apply to E. P. Chal
miers, Esq , Clerk of the Court of Common
Pleas for Newberry County, for a Charter
incorporating "The Colored Presbyterian
Church," situated1 in the town of Newberry,
in the Counny and State of South Carolina.
JAMES L. RATLEY.
W. J5. SMITH.
J. WILLiAM ELIHELBERGER.
WADE II. COLEMAN.
A. L. SN EAD.
Jan. 29, 187ih. -t
ST business you can engage in S5
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A LEGEND OF THE ROAD.
It was two rival drummers
The merits that did blow
Of safes were in St. Louis made
And safes froin Chicago.
They chanced upon a merchant
Who fain a safe would buy,
&nd in the praise of their houses' wares
The drummers twain did vie,
Each striving to see which could construct
The most colossal lie.
Up spake the St. Louis drummer,
"Once a min a cat did take
And locked the animal in a safe
Of our superior make.
rhey made a bonfire round the safe
With tar and kerosene,
And for four-and twenty hours it blazed
With raging heat, I ween.
ce fire went out, the safe was cooled,
And I will forfeit five
lundred good dollars if that cat
Did not come out alive."
rhen mild upspakp and answered him
The Chicago safe agent:
'With our safe one day we did essay
The same experiment.
We placed the sfe selected on
Of coals a firev bed,
And pitch pine we heaped in coal oil steeped
Till the iron glowed bright red;
And in forty-eight hours we ope'd the safe,
And, alas! the cat was dead)"
'Was dead? Aha!" his rival cried,
With a triumphant breath;
But the Chicago man replied,
"Yes, the cat was frozen to death !"
!o word that St. Louis drummer spoke,
But silent he stood and wan,
While the Kansas merchant an order gave
To the Chicago man.
IR10 OF THE 1ORS it
A wide streteh of breezy M0oor
and, covered with purple beather,
sky whose radiant sunset tints
vere fast f4gding nob euctral gray,
ar in the distance some slowly
ising spirIs told of warmth a"A
m'-etr. It was a g'rateful sight
o the eyes of a young man who
ad lost his way a ong the seem
ngly interminahble solitudes, bro
eni only by the sound ofa startled
abbit, or whirring wing of a
Shouldering his game bag he at
mee turned his steps toward the
~velcomne harbinger of home comn
As he reached the modest cot
~age he paused almost uncon
eiously, and looked in upon the
amily group just gathered around
he table for their evening meal.C
hen be passed on and gave a
)risk rap at the half-open door.t
It iuas answered1 by a young
;irl. Doffing his cap the strangeri
"I am alone, and have lost my
vay among the moors. Can youS
ive me the wheren 'itbal to break
ny fast, and after that a directing
tint homeward ?"
"Come in," said the fa.rmeor, w ho
ad followed Marion to the door.
You are welcome to aught we
~ae. Eat and drink first, then it
vill be time to think of leaving.
Este, Ma.rion, and set a chair for
,he youlbh, and bring ho tpor
Marion obeyed, Louis De Mo
zay's eyes following her with a
ook of wonder .Jurking in theirL
lark but brilliant depths. HIowr
al snch a purec white lily blos
~omed from stuch a rugged stem,
,vith a skin so sati!-; soft that 1
he blu. veins up~on thme temfples
,oud be traced beneath it, and
ys so large and clear in their
ruclouded blue that !he could
~asily imagine them tinted iromn t
heI sky itself as they looked outIL
-om waving masses of sun-bright ~
ai, fastenued only by the tmodest
boon oif blue ribbonS.
Louis De H1ornay was a youn~~fg (
Zuban w bo had lately fa'lent heir
" large estates, both ihi England ~
mud upon the continent. One of~
Lese was a fine hunting seat in
3cotlad, where he was spending U
.he Autumn months; and being of C
Sromnantic temperament, it was
great pleasure to him to sally
ut without his gamekeeper, and r
6 make his way over, the ~
:ourtry alone. This was the first ']
im;e ho had become bewildered as a
o0 eation, and with the enthu- I
~iast of his tropical nature7 he a
idded a silent but earnest thanks
.riving to the old cottager's bless
ng over the food they were about
,o partake ; for it was to him like
he hand of fte that he had been
ed t- the home which enshrined
1elh a maiden.
Never, in his wanderings over
and or sca. had his eyes rested on
>ne so beautiful, and like some
Aossom that remains folded in its
-rvpt for years and then bursts at
>nee into love-compelling beauty,
;o did his heart open to receive in
,o it sweet Marion's image.
She could not but feel the in
lueceIC of his magnetic glance,
and color stole softly into her
:heeks and the blue eyes scarcely
lared lift themselves from out the
Lmbush of the fringed lids as she
istcned to his conversation with
hem. Why did her heart flutter
o with pleasure when he accepted
Li invitation to remain until the
norrow ? She was glad to seek
he solitqdp of i1pr room to ques
,ion and chide herself. What had
,his fiery-eyed stranger to do with
ier simple cottage life ? Yet the
nemory of those burning glances
vould come back and fill her squlI
All u1nwitting of the true at
raction, farmer McGregor re
ponded to the young man's ex
>ressed desire to try his hands at
he birds upon the surrounding
oors for a few days, by a cordial
nvitation to him to remain as
In his sturdy pride iP nevee en
cred hi s mind that his child
Vould think of lifting her eyes to
hat of a dark strner. whoa
houggh to his knowledge a man of
aijk and consequence, was not all
. his ste in looks, with such
aidnight dark hair and eyes, and a
mplexion like a Spaniard, though
c well liked to talk wvith him
nd listen to his tales of other
vnds and cities,
So itame upon him like a
hock, when after the stranger's
tay had lengt.heoed into weeks,
e sought him one morning and
old him the real attraction. It
vas his pearl-his lilly-it was
The old man's lips opened at
rst f- .a burst of anger, but he
gas his guest. He had eaten of
is salt., He controlled himself and
nswered quietly, but with a firm
ess which argued ill for the
oung mnan's suit.
"My daughter mnust marry in
er own station, when the time
omes, She's o'er young yet to
ake her choice. You do us hon
r, sir, by your proposal; but the1
ime will come when you wil
ank me for seeing the folly of
is unseemingly union."
"Sir, she shall be cherished as
be deserves to be, if you will only
ie her to mne. The DeM4ornays
ere never known to be aught
uit a. chivalrous race. Think
gain, I beg you. I love your
au ghter so truly that it can but
e that she returns it. Such a
re could not burn without ca
ing at least a shadowy flame."~
"Have you not sp'oken to Ma
ion yourself ?"
"It is the custom of my coun
ry to sneak~ first with the lather,"
ud the young man raised his
ad proudly to meet the old far
1er's questioning look. "I have
ought you first."
"That is well, I should ill like
a have my daughter unhappy.
wish you well, sir, and success
a all else you undertake."
"The wish, vthout the grift .4
eek, will be but little good. You
ke the spring out of my life, and
en hope the machinery will
There was a bitter sting in his
oice as he spoke, but Dunecau Me
~regor was unmoved. Miarion
as' his on little lamb, and no
tranger could claim her, unless it
as a youth after his own heart.
Trure to his code of honor, Louis
eparted without telliug Atarion
f his feelings, although he did
ot intend to give her up.
After he had gone Marion drop
ed. She made a brave effort to
.eep up, but it was to no purpose.
be light died out of her eyes,
n the soft bloom left her cheek.
[er father noticed the change
nd Lad her with it.
"1 hope it's not moping you are
after that dark stranger, Marion.
He's naught attractive to my
way of thinkingi. IIe'l Fot be
back. either, for he got nure from
me than he looked for."
"Oh ! fiathur ! Tell me, what do
you melau) ?"'
The blue eyes looked unnatu
rally bright as they gazed up into
the old man's stern Iace.
"I ILM that what I told him is
true, and the sooner you put
thoughts of him out of your mind
th better it will be for your peace.
.No lad from foreign parts, with
such a blackanioor flace, can mar
ry my snow-white lass."
A sudden joy kindled the pale
face and looked out of the wide
':Oh, father. did he ask you for
me ? Then Heaven be praised!
I read his looks and acts aright.
Oh," she, sinking down upon her
knces and catching her father's
horny hand and kissing it. "I
had lost my faith in human na
ture, and you have Liven it back.
Bless you for it! Oh, father, if
that face could tell a false story,
tiien the angels themselvos would
bo untrue !"
"Cahn yourself, Marion," inter
rupted her fither, sternly. "Did
you not hear me ? It's all at an
nd. You cannot bo his bride.
[t would be like the mating of
the crow and the dove."
'I care not, so he loves e
mxurmured A.ariozi, softly. "Hear
Lmy vow," she added, suddenly
:nd again she sank p. n her
kn.ees and raised her pure, child
ike but resolute face to his. "1
will never marry .qis Pe Mor,
4.y witlout your consent ; but I
will love him rmy life long, and
.lie a maid for his sake if I cannot
be his wife,"
it[ wat too late to check her.
Fhe vow bad been taken, and
would be kept. Th strict old
Eaher himself would not have
:Jared to ask her to break it.
Matters went on about the same
at the farm. Several years passed
by, during wich pouis wis con
stantly changing his location, tas,
indeed, it~ wasd necessary for himn
to give personal supervisions to
bis various estates.
During this period of unmiti
gated pr1osperity to the wealthy
young land pwner, farmer Mc
Gregor bad been gradually but
surely going down in the world.
A sugeessioo of bad crops, a dis
ease among nis fine Durhams, un
til scarcely a poor half dozen re
mained of his large herd, and a
murr'ain wvhich- proved fatal to the
sheep, left him at last in a very
Still be managed to get his rent
money together. The pay-day was
near, and the farmer had put the
ardly earned money in a leathern
wallet preparatory to a start.
"Well, wife,'' he said with a
ig,"respay frtelast year.
[t's maiu doubtful, though, where
the next will come from."
"Keep up, Dungan,"~ was her
,eerfut answer. "It's all for the
aet though one cannot always
So he started away to the laird's
ounty seat on his stout cob,
svithout a weapon of defence ; for
t was a peaceful country, and he
2ad no fear of molestation.
But his joneney was not half
>ver when in some lonely woods
brough which the road ran, an
scap)ed convict seized his oppor
~unity and knocked him senseless
rom his horse, rifled his pockets,
nd mounting, rode rapidly away
vith all his plunder.
About half an hour later he
as found by the game-keeper of
in adjoining estate andI taken at
>neCe to the big house and cared
o. The master was away but
he house-keeper was kind and
ficient, and under her good offices
2e oon carme to cousciousness,
ut not to the ability to hellp him
iel. One blowv had fallen on his
shoulder and it proved to be dis
oated. Tbere was no alterna
.ive but to remain, perhaps for
eeks. So the gocd woman sent
or Marion to come to her father,
aving by judicious questioning
scertained tha't she was the light
ft his old eyes next to the good
vife. who, of course, could not be
m.a-ed from the home duties.
M1arion cane. much to her fi
ther's delight. The day after th
young proprietor arrived als
The housekeeper told at once i
his stranger guests, an.d he ha:
tened to assure them of his coi
As he entered the room Marim
arose from beside.her fither's bed
side, and after one surprise
rlanice held o ut her hand, he
eyes shining like twin stars. I
was Louis DeMornay.
His face brightened with a sud
den light as he went forward
Taking her two tender hand:
within his own he turned to th<
"See," he said gravely. "It i:
the will of God that you shonl
give me Marion for my own. Hei
steps have been led to my roo
tree by the hand of fate. She i.
to ine the most precious treasur<
in the whole world. Will vol
not give her to me
The old man looks-d up into th<
dark, earnest face. Its expressio!
of sincerity could no, be misinter
preted, and inspite, he became foj
the first time conscious of hi
noble, manly beauty. Then, too
Marion's vow ran through hi.
ears, and he turned his eyes o!
her, which was lka an Apri
morniig-lirst smiles and ther
At last he reached out a trem
bling had and placed it upor
Marion's bright head.
"Take her," he said huarae1y
"It is God'S. wiIl, and the las.
loves Vo. i'm 1Q sq!- iO
wouldn't give be up, but thal
tlhe poor bairn might soon be
without a sheltering rooftrece. Th
world's not gone well with rijq
late, young man.
"1hat is because you slighted
Love, and the little tyrant i8
angry," said Louis, playfully, as hi
turned and looked guestioninglY
into Marian's blushing face.
"Little one, is it true ? Do you
love me? Look up and tail."
She tried to raispu her blue eyes
to hi', but their radiance wa~s toc
p)owerful. Her aweot lips trern
bled, but before the words came
they were drowned in a shower o
Thus they were betrothed.
The Barn well People says :
"The free school system so far ha:
proved a signal failure. The schQQa:
in this county generally close after
session of eleven weeks for the scholas
We undertake to say that the litti
instruction acquired hy the pupil:
during this limited time will be for
gotten before anot her year opens, an
and the money so far spent might a:
well have been thrown in the fire foi
all the good it has done th cause 01
Tfhere is certainly something rad
ically wrong in the whole system, and
we call upon our Representatives tc
use every endeavor to have the stat
ute book purged of our present cum
bersomne school act. It was never in
tended for such a State as soutli
Carolina, and as little suited to the
wants of our people and their social
and political condition or their spar
sely settled territory, as Locke's granc
constitutional model was for the first
settlers* who built their log cabins on
the banks of the Ashley and Cooper.
We call upon the practical teachers
throughout the State to meet in con
vention and to let. their protest be
heard against the continuance of a
system which has proved oniy a doe
lusion and a snare both to teachers
and taught, and we would further
suggest that a memorial be drawn up
for presentation to the Legislature
embodying th~e leading features of
some practical school act that will
best utilize the bounty of the tax
payers so liberally and yet so fruitless
ly dispensed for the cause of edu
The po.ver ->f persistence, of en
during defeat, and of gaining vic
tory by defeat, is one of th~e forces
that never loses its charms.
Bodily enjoyment depends upon
ealth, and health depends upon
THE Tt AP.7170' YARN.
"Quad Box" writes in the Ameri
cdan Vewpper Reporter: There
are but few prinlterns throughout
t he cuntry but what have seen
or heard of' George Washington
M3IAette, probably the oldest
tramp printer on the road. He
says ic has tramped across the con
tillent seven timos, and has visited
t almost every printing office in
t-e Union. The following is a
story related by him on his last
trip through this place: He was
on one of his long walks, and had
got as far west as Kansas, and
had found little work during his
journey ; but one day he "struck"
a smail town with one printmg
office in it. Ho went up to the
office, and found the editor scratch
ing away with his pen, and the
-devi!" seated upon a stool. He
asked the editor how work was.
and what was the chance for a
-sit," and upon being told that he
might have a job for a few days,
and that he could go to work at
once, he asked where he would
find the type and cases, and was
told that the typo w4is upstairs in
a sack, a Ohat he would have to
a his case out on the floor.
He went to work and marked out
his case and laid the type. He
worked aii the week, and when
Saturday. night came he went to
the "boss" for hi 9onv where
upon tie latter went up stairs
and threw down two coon skins,
and expljined to G. W. that they
were currency in that country.
George had to make th! best of
it; so be threNy the coon skins
over hia shoulder and started
down town to a store. He got
some tobacco, a paper of pins, and
some thread and threw down a
coon skip. to pay for it. T&
storekeeper took the coon skin,
and banded him back two squirrel
skins and one opassum skin in
change. Machette told th6 story
Iwith a relish, and after taking a
collectiQn1 departed on his weary
THE DANGER OF CHEWHNO GUM.1
-Sweet are~ the diversions of in
nocent girlhood, but not alway
harmless. Dainty Lida Sm~ith, a
Louisville lass, has had, during
thbe past year, no higher aspiration
than chewing gum, and the mo
bility of the lower section of her
countenance has increased fr'om
week to week. On Saturday
week she was very thirsty, and
went to the kitchen to get a drink
of cold water; and when she re
turned her jaws were moving
rapidly. Her mother told her to
throw the chewing gum away.
The girl pointed to the mantle
piece where she had laid her
mouthful of wax before going into
i kitchen. Tbere was nothing in
her mouth, and yet her jaws were
moving rapidly. Her mother
F teased, implored, commanded the
child to keep her face straight,
and still the jaws were moving
rapidly. A physician came and
put a tight bandage over the
child's mouth, but excitement in
creased'the action ofthejaws, and
the nervou,a twitching extended
to the upper part of her face. A
dose ofimorphine was administered,
but through the night the jaws
were moving rapidly. It was not
until dawn that the muscular dis
turbance ceased. The physician
said that it was a case of spas
nmodic action of the facial muscles
caused by over action. Sweet six
teen, eject froni thy rosy mouth
the trencherous chewing-gum !
Qarriuious adult, who talkest thyI
neighbor to death, take warning
now, while thy jaws are moving
A company with $3,000,000 cap
ital has been formed at London,
Out., to make India-rubber from
the juice of the milk-weed.
lIe who builds his reputation on
his clothes, must look to the foun- e
Idation, that it be not rotten.
Mortgage is Latin for "death n
A bad habit-A dilapidated ul
A brakeman-An extravagant
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DQNEI WITH NEATNES6 AND DISPATCH.
THE CoNSUMPTToN OF TIMBER.
-We have Iow about 90,000
miles of railroad ; the annual coIn
sumption for ties orsleepors alone
is 40,000,000, or thirty years'
growth of 75,000 :,res. To fence
these roads would require at least
130,000 l ls 'eee. We have
75,000 :iies of wire, which re
quires in its putting up 800.000
trees, while the annual repairs
must take 300,000 more. The
little, ic,ignifleant luc-ifer match
coiisnsmes annu13ally in its manu
ticture 300,000 eubic feet of the
Iest pine. The bricks that are
anualy baked require 2,000.000
,ords of wood, which would sweep
Lhe timber clean from 50,000 acres.
3hoepegs are quite as important
in article as matches or bricks,
i:id to make the required annual
,upply consumes 100,000 cords of
Ine timber, while the manufacture
>f lasts and boot-trees takes 500,
)00 cords of maple, beech and
birch, and about the same amount
's required for plane-stocks and
Lhe handles of tools. The pack
og-boxes inade in the United
States in 1874 amounted to $12,
)00,000 while the timber mann
~actured into agricultural imple
nents, wagons, etc.. is more than
3100,000,000. The farm and rural
ences of the country consume an
mmenso amount of lumber and
imber annually. but as we grow
>lder as a nation this consumption
nay, and probably will, be re
luced by the more general use of'
ive fences or hedges. Ou rcon
sumption of timber is not only
laity on the increase, but our ex
3ortation of timber is also rap
dly increasing. Our staves go by
bhe million to France annually ;
alnut, oak, maple and pine to
ngland and spa'r and docking
~bor t MaaJapan.
( Lumberman's Gazette.
Most of the colored emigrants who
'ent to Liberia in the Azor are yearn
og to return. Letters continually ap
ear in our exchanges begging friends
ir former masters to bring them
yack. Among others, Rufus Clark,
whbo from his letter appears to be a
rery intelligent fellow, writes to
lIessrs. Walker & Trenholm, of
Jharleston, that if they will advance
1he money to bring himself and fami
y back, he will bind himself and
'amily to them until the money is re
aid. While those dupes who have
tone out will hardly see America again,
heir fate may teach a lesson to their
rethren in the South who are dis
bonten ted with their present lot. Ih.
leed, it may be laid down as a gene.
a1 rule applicable to every class now
idays, that wherever an individual is
nanaging to make a subsistence in
my place he bad better stick right
here. Nine out of ten who emigrate
lo not better their condition, while
nany are worse off than before.
A young man who get's a subor
linate situation sometimes thinks
t not necessary to give it much
~ttention. He will wait until he
;ets a place of responsibility, and
bhen he will show people what he
~an do. This is a very great mis
ake. Whatever his situation may
~e, he should master it in all its
letails, and perform all its duties
The man who predicted that
~here would be only thrceinebes of
ce this winter will not go into
he almanac business permanently.
What is the difference between
6 spider and a seagull ? One has
uis feet upon a web, and the other
uas a web upon his feet.
Happiness consists in occupation
>f mind. Small minds require to
Ce occupicd by affairs. Great
Tinds occupy thbemselves.
r1~be bummer who cannot get