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iSDAY AUGUST 16, 1888
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TOWN, COUNTY AND STATE.
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Gtaz -ro'igw ADvYSrnsxurra.
nas Few Pays.-B. H. Cline & Co.
Chafetioseries.-S. B. Jones.
Academy, Charleston, 8. C.
a Day.-W. C. Fisher.
Female Academy.-A. P. Pifer.
Co .-G. W. Holland.
fant son of Mr. and Mrs. J. D.
ed on the 8th instant, from
th ts of having been accidentally
9Wded a week before.
Mr. James W. Williams, of Town
ship No. 7, died of pulmonary affection
i last Thursday afternoon at Clarks
lle, Georgia, whither he had gone
some ten days before on account of his
bealth. He was one of the most sub
stantial and intelligent citizens of the
county and will be sadly missed
in the Chappell's Depot
He leaves two little children
a ymmediate family-his wife hav
ing died several years ago. The re
mains of the deceased were brought to
wood on Saturday last, and there
interred beside those of his wife.
110bbls. Fresh Stone Lime, of super
or quality, just from the Kilus
At S. P. BOOZER'S,
Pine and oak wanted at the HERALD
office, it will be taken in exchange for
subscription to the HERA LD office.
,Peas and corn will also be taken in
the same way. .
I have known and watched the use
of Swift's Specific (S. S. S.) for over
fifty years, and never have known or
beard of its failureto cure any case of
Blood Poison when properly taken.
H. L. DENNARD, Perry, Ga.
Death on the Saw.
On the 7th instant, a colored man,
named James, met his death at Aull
& Piester's saw mill. It seems he was
riding carelesslyon the carriage and as
it reversed its direction, he lost his
balance and fell forward on the saw
whicheompletely lacerated his arm and
divided his head.
We take occasion at this late day to
apologize to our good friend Mr. J. D.
Wedeman in having omitted mention
of-the gift of a sack of suiperfine flour,
ground at the new mill of Wedeman
& Berly, Pomnaria. The omission
occurred through our absence and sub
sequent siekness. The flour is pro
nounced by the good wife as A No. 1,
and the donor will please accept our
The State Normal Institute
Is now in full blast at Columbia. On
the sixth day there weg 171 teachers
in attendance with prospects of addi
tions to the number each day. Lectures
are delivered by eminent professors,
on the following subjects: History,
Arithmetic, Algebra, Elocution, Eng.
lish Language, Music and Physics.
These lectures are so arranged as to
time as that one may attend each
We hail with pleasure the falling in
*to line among the regular advertisers
in the Herald of that young and grow.
ing merchant, Mr. S. B. Jones. Hav
nlg puirchased the large stock of Con.
feetloneries and shelf goods formerly
kept by Mr. H. A. Burns, he is con
stantly adding to the same, and off'ers
his stock to the attention of an appre.
lative public. Examine his stoeck
and see If he has not got something
Mr. B. H. Cline.
One of our most energetic and popu.
lar merchants is Mr. B. H. Cline. His
store is a model of neatness and his
basiness is corstantly on the increase.
His various line.s of goo- are kept ui
to a full standard, :niconsequently
fall unto him and his numerous custom.
ers In pleasant places. His great suc
cess is attributable in a great measure
to his con stant use of printers ink, he
being a regular and persistent adver
tiser in season and out of season. He
Is now North replenishing his stock
See his advertisement in another col
The Southern Collegian and Maj
We have on our table the commence
ment number of "The Southern Col
iegas'' published by the Literary So
cietles of Washington and Lee UTni.
-versity Lexington,"Va. It contains as
interesting account of the ceremonies
at the unveiling of Gen. Lee's statue,
Bytewy, the agidress of John W,
Dniel, on that occasion is the mosi
eloquent portrayal of Lee's life anc
character that we have yet seen.
Hereafter the names of Virginia'i
young orator and grand old Hero will
Great Efeitement in Charlotte, N. C
We have just received a private dis
patch statin that the neighborina
city of Chrotte was rejoicing ove,
the wonderful cure effected on an old
getleman living there. It seems thai
hehafi been suffering with chronic
Diarrhea or, in other words, Inflm.
-mation of the stoqiach over three
years. After trying all other rem
edies without avail and having given
up all hope of recovery, was persuaded
.to try Norman's Neutralizing Cordial.
It acted like a charm. Two biottles
did the work. The pai-ty has entirely
recovered and will verify this state.
ment. Will wonders ever cease ?
Suffering friend, do not lose hope.
Sow Oats? Sow Barley ! Sow Turnips!
The corn crop being almost a total
failure, the importance of sowing
abundantly of oats is made the more
patent. Of course this necessity is
known to no one better. than the
farmer, and we feel that urging the
matter may be unnecessary. But
should there be one waiting for advice
or to be urged, let us exhort him to
sow as soon and as often as is practic
able! Sow oats, barley and turnips!!
well n eh to burnOusp wa r ok n n
toon stWened, an h e
inv gr an h
Ther is to bearunof Copn
The long drought that threatened
well nigh to burn us up was broken in
to on last Wednesday, and the re
freshing showers that fell have done
invaluable good to the crops, and have
gladdened every heart.
There is to be a reunion of Company
K. Lamar's old regiment, near Mount
Willing on September 1st. This gal
lant corps was composed chiefly of
men from Edgefleld and Newberry
and did valiant and noble service in
our late strauggle for liberty. No pains
will be be spared s make the occa
sion grand and pleasant. Speakers
will be present to tell the old heroes
of their deeds of daring and to fire
their hearts with a love and devotion
to our last cause. We trust Newberry
w iill be largely represented.
i The annul prtracted meeting at
Cross Roads church will commence
on the third Sunday ; preachers from
a distance will be in attendance, and
the hope is that we will have a large
and Interesting meeting. The church
is being painted and undergoing other
It would be well worth your time
Mr. Editor to visit Governor Hagood's
stock farm, and see what brains con
nected with mechanical skill will do.
To say nothing of the beautiful mead
ows of grass and interesting workings
that have to be gone through with in
preparing it for market, it is pe
culiarly interestin to see as we did
the manner in which the bales if hay
are transported from the field to the
railroad. The Governor has re
cently built a large barn just on the
river banks, a wire is stretched from
this point to the railroad, a dis
tance of about 200 yards, from which is
suspended a wire crate; when ready*
for market the, bales are placed in it
and by means of pullies are carried
over with almost electric speed. Here
tofore the grass had to be hauled a dis
tance of two miles, baled and then be
hauled to the depot. You can well see
the great amount of labor and ex
pense that is saved by this modern
and most wonderful invention. Come
up and see it.
"I haze to see the darkest side,
I bate to be comnplaiuing,
But hang me it'my temper stands
This raining, raining, raining."
That's Holmes-the autocrat of the
Breakfast Table, and I can't help wish
ing that he had to spend the summer
in this .part of the habitable world, for
he was evidently singing of some other
place and time than this. Hang me if
my temper stanids this scorching,
withering, shining. The sun opens
his great, big eye in the~ early morning
and glares pitilessly down upon us,
without ever so much as blinking, the
live-long (lay. The nights here are
cool, and in the morning theecrops look
refreshed; but at midday the sun silent
ly suggests a "Wilt thou," whereupon
the corn blades become rope-, and the
cotton leaves hang like dogs' ears.
Mollohon is as dr as a powder-horn
and is 'getting drier. Our oldest citi
zens span a considerable stretch of
years in trying to find the equal of this
drouth; they say it is worse than that
of '81 and as disastrous as that of '45.
And yet the few clouds that float lazily
and mockingly past, seem bent on
giving us "niver a drap of wather, at
all, at all." Our farmers here take a
rather gloomy view of the crop pros
pects, though the cotton in this neigh
borhood is said to be the best between
Newberry and Laurens. In places it
is well fruited, but the bolls, which are
beginning to open, are little bigger
than small marbles, and the yield can
not be great. Ini calculating for the
future., little account is taken of up
land corn. There is a great deal of
young bottom corn which will do well, if
the rains comne within a few days. The
prevailing impression here is that the
farmers will have ample time for sow
ing wheat atnd oats next fall-thme cot
ton crop will soon be gathered.
A number of Mollohonites havc
gone to the mountains; partly for rec
reation. partly to see the mountains,
and partly to be awvay from the thirsty
crops while they are waiting for rain.
'One finds little pleasure in seeing his
crops and his hopes withering under
an August sun.
I saw a man yesterday who has no
time to go lishing; he has been too
busy all the sumnier-waiting for rain.
Hang him if his temper stands this
waiting, waiting, waiting !
On Sunday there was a big meceting
at Liberty Hall, big meeting at Dun
can's creek. and. big mieeting at Flint
Hill, colored Baptist church. Strange
to say, three big meetings on one day
did not bring a shower.
Last week the small dwelling house,
just above Liberty Hall, on the old
Young place. in which Mr. Luther Ris
er formerly lived, was destroyed by
fire. All the contents, belonginmgto an
old negress who was absent at the time,
were burned. Cause of fire unknown.
Mrs. Duncan, wife of Mr. Joseph
Duncan, in the lower edge of Laurens
County, died Monday morning.
There is no searcity of laborers out
of job, in Mollohon. The hands of
Messrs. Luther Riser and Jno. Scott,
and others, contracted to labor until
the first of August, thinking after that
time they could make money at cotton
picking. They are in wont of work,
and, what is worse, some of them are
out of "rations," and nobody needs
their services. It is likely that they will
set in for the year next January.
The annual picnic and dance at Mr.
J. C. Hargrove's will take place next
Mr. J..G. Houseal has decided to sell
his place here, and move to town-he
will move about the end of the year.
He is one of the oldest, as well as one
of the most highly esteemed citizens of
No. 4, and his neighbors will regret to
see him leave. The shadows of his life
are gradually lengthening, and in his
old' age, he wishes to avoid the annoy
anees to which he is now subjected.
Mr. E. B. Blease returned Friday
last from a pleasant trip to Asheville.
Miss Mamie McCaughrin is off on a
visit to relatives at Due West.
Mr. M. B. Kelly left for the paternal
J. F. J. Caldwell, Esq., has return
ed to Cokesbury.
Mr. Henry A. Burns has returned
from his visit to Abbeville.
Mr. L. W. Jones, Esq., is on - visit
to Ohio, where he expects to remain
about one month.
Mr. Reuben Maybin has charge of
Hon. George Johnstone's plantation,
during his absence.
Mr. B. M. Dennis returned home on.
last Friday from Glenn Springs, much
Prof. Holland is back again from I
Virginia, to look after the interests of
Miss Florence Pollock, of Columbia,
is in town on a visit to Miss Mamie
Miss Lizzie Glenn, daughter of Dr.
G. W. Glenn, is in town, the guest of
Mr. B. J. Ramage.
Miss Sarah Frits, aunt of Mrs. A. C.
Jones, came up on Monday and will
remain in Newberry for some time.
Mrs. H. W. Boozer, of Columbia,
who has been on a visit to relatives in
the county, returned home Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. S.P. Boozer went down
Saturday to spend a few days with
their daughter Mrs Johnson in Sum
Col.'Dogan, of the Register, was with
us a few days last week. His genial
face and jolly laugh are always grate
ful and cheering.
Messrs. R. C. Maybin Aid -Paul
'Johnstone are back from their Atlanta
trip. We trust the object of their visit
Mr. Richard Sondley, now of Abbe
ville, spent the last few days with his
friends in this county. "Dick" is still
hale, handsome and hearty.
Misses Janie and Fanny Wardlaw
left yesterday for Columbia where they
will attend the exei-cises of the State
Mrs. Evans, of our town, has been on
a visit to Laurens. While there she
attended the charades Monday and
Tuesday nights, which were a success.
There were no services at the Pres
byterian Church Sunday on account
of the indisposition of the beloved
pastor-Col. R. A. Fair.
Mr. W. W. Suber, of Walton, sent
his son, Wm. Henry, to Lexington
Business College, on yesterday. We
wish him bon voyage, and a happy re
The Rev. Mr. Hanckel will conduct
the regular monthly services at the
Episcopal Church on Sunday, at 11
o'clock in the forenoon and 57 in the
Dr. H. P. Tarrant left last week for
Ocala, Fla., where he has accepted a
situation as pharmacist, which, we
trust, he will find pleasant and pro
Messrs. Albert Gibson and John
Caldwell returned from Washington
Saturday, only to be off again on Mon
day for Atlanta, and probably thence
on to the Louisville Exhibition.
Mrs. Lewis W. Simkins and her boy,
Thomas Moorman, are at Chappell's
imbibing the pure air and invigorating
waters of that fashionable summer
Mr. John E. Bacon, jr., the secom
plished chief of "The Soudh Carolina
Collegian" was in town the first of the
week-the guest of L. W. Simkins
The Rev. Mr. Rahn arrived on Mon
day from Augusta-his new home-to
spend a week with his friends in New
berry, who are always glad to welcome
Amongst the names of those pois
oned by Ice Cream in Camden last
week, we notice that of Miss Sallie
Wright of our town. We are pleased
to hear however that she has quite re
S. McG. Simkins, Esq., the worthy
junior of the law firm of Butler &
Simkins, Edgefid S. C., spent the
last few days with his relatives and
friends in Newberry at iyhich place he
imbibed the legal lore he won so grace
fully dispenses in our sister county.
Mrs. Nancy Wicker and her son Mr.
Lambert Wicker who have been visit
ing their many friends and relatives in
this County, returned to their home in
Georgia yesterday. Their visit was
highly appreciated and they return with
the good wishes of our community.
Speaking of Laurens, we have had
with us for the last two days one of her
most excellent clergy-the Rev. James
Fair, who has just returned from a
visit to his old stamping grounds at
Abbeville. He is equally beloved
there, here and at Laurens.
Mr. J. Ward Simmons is back from
the Louisville exhibition-a:nongst
other notables, he there saw Capt. J.
C. Wardlaw who is now conductor on
som4 Railroad in Kentucky. Ward
also saw the grand fire in Atlanta Sun
day; he says it was amusing to see our
young merchant prince B. H. Cline
hustling unceremoniously out of the
hotel-Iraving. been aroused only in
time to flee for his life.
Trial Justice Packer who has held
the scales with even hands for some
six years has forwarded his resigna
tion. We ate not yet advised who will
apply for the office;,but we take it for
granted that applicants will not be
wanting; and only hope that from the
number some fair minded and peaceful
citizen may be appointed; many of
these conservators of the peace, are too
much the friends of legitation. But
such an one if appointed must be pre
pared for small pay and plenty of curs
ing. The latter he will surely get, and
of pay he will get but little except the
satisfaction of honorably filling an
offlee necessary for the public good. Mr.
Packer now has charge of the clerical
work of the Hon. Y. J. Pope's law
A Noble Deed to a Noble Man.
During the recent severe illness of our
esteemed friend, the Rev. Mark Boyd,
we learn through the Monitor of Edge
field, that the Edgefleld friends of this
good father in Israel came over and
worked out his entire crop. How
pleasant it is to hear of kind acts like
this. We are pleased to say that Un
cle Mark is better, and we trust may
be spared many more years to labor
in the Master's Service. Few families
can show the record exhibited by this
family-the three boys living, J. M.
Boyd and Geo. Boyd having been ac
eeptable ministers of the Gospel for
many years, while the third, Pettus
Boyd has but recently been taken into
the ministerial connection by the
Methodist Conference. The father
is greatly blessed in such worthy sons.
The daughters also are Christian wo
men loved and respected by all who
Various and all About.
Money is still scarce.
Pearl Buttons-at Cline's.
Dots are hard to find.
Particularly about the HERALD of
Read B. H. Cling & Co.'s new adver
Stationery drummers are quite live
ly this season.
Cotton-picking was begun in the
Broad River section last week.
The melon cronp seems inexhausible.
Todd reeeived 500 more a day or two
All kinds of handsome stationery at
the HEAnLD Book Store, at startlingly
Master Albert Gilliard is behind the
counter at Flynn's where he will glad
ly wait upon his friends.
We hear that the ice cream festival
at Prosperity Tuesday night netted
about $22. and no one poisoned.
There was a very pleasant dance
at the Skating Rink Hall on Tuesday
night under the auspices of the Lotus
Col. A. L. Campbell, Walterboro, S.
C.. says : "A member of my family
used Brown's Iron Bitters with good
We feel like rejoicing now that the
long, dull season will soon be at an
end. September brightens up trade of
Wood will be shortly needed at this
office, and we will be pleased to receive
it in exchange fur the HERALD. Bring
it in at your leisure, friends.
The uniforms of the Newbcrry Rifles
have arrived. They are very hand
some' The public will soon have an
opportunity of inspecting them.
We see by the Church Record that the
Rev. W. W. Duncan, D. D., will
preach at Hopewell, North Newberry
Circuit, on the 4th Sunday of this
The Female Academy will begin its
Fall session on the 15th of September.
Ample time is thus airorded to parents,
guardians and pupils to get ready for
this auspicious event.
In honor of the Centennial year of her
City, the Charlestonr News and Courier
has put on a new dress and starts out
on the next hundred years in very
The Rev. Z. L. White, and others
left Tuesday afternoon for a fish on
the Saluda River. We have not vet
heard the returns but the weather seems
favorable to them.
Some of the guano agents who have
a lein upon the cotton craps for their
pay, begin t eel "shaky." In some
parts of the ounty the cotton is dis
Rain at la ! God be praised ! As
we go to press, reports come in from
all parts of the county indicating gene
ral showers. Now that it is fodder
pulling time, we will likely have
The junior editor is rusticating in
and around the Mollohon country.
We hope that he will return bright and
handsomer th -n when he left. All
work and no play makes Jack a dull
Do not allow worms to cheat your
children out of their living. Shriner's
Indian Vermiiuge will destroy these
miserable pests, and give the little
fellows new armors for the battle of
life. For sale by Dr. S. F. Fant.
Sniffles has been sick for two months
-like the Irisl:man in the six weeks of
the long hot month of August, his on
ly cry has beent "wather." We hope
he has the sympathy of the numerous
readers of the HEmALD.
Ask our pric.:s for the printing of
Bill Heads, Le.-ter Heads, Cards, Cir
culars, and e .zerything else in Job
Printing, and if you are not convinced
that they are I .w, we will do the work
for nothing. All that we want is to
keep our print rs employed and out of
There was never before such a going
and coming among our citizens as there
has been this summer. Their trips
seem to be short and often. Con
sequently the time and talents of the
local reporter have been taxed to keep
up with their movements.
At the depot last Thlursday after
noon Mr.. Todd's horse which wvas left
for the time by the driver, took fright
on the approach of the down passen
ger and ran away with the wagon.
No damage except to the wagon and
that was slight.
The junior editor is at the old home
steadl in the country, taking a well
deserved rest from his labors.- and the
senior is unfortunately confined to bed
by sickness. So the "sins, negligences
and ignorances, of this issue must not
be visited upon the innocent head of
either of these but charitably forgiven
youth and inexperience.
Mes8rs. Editors:-Who wrote the fol
History of the Dutch Republic. His
tory of .John of Barneveldt, and the
History of the 30 years War.
Bf answering you will oblige one
who has FORGOTTEN.
The first Is by Motley, the famous
American historian, now dead. The
second is, we think, also by him.
The best history of the 30 years War
is by Schiller, the great German author.
This has been translated into English.
A TRIP THROUGH THE UPPER
MEssas. EDITORs :-While home items are
so scarce and the summer heat Is boiling the
marrow in one's' bones, it is delightful te
turn aside from e-rery day life and take a tripa
almost anywhere Our summer travel hat
been very modes, but the enjoyment is none
the less intense. Our readers need not ex
pect a trip to Louisville and turn away iE
disgust, being satiated with the voluminous
epistles from that great cynosure of every
eye; nor from Long Branch, nor Coney Ir
land, nor Newpo~rt, nor any of the seaport
places, where Mrs. Langtry, in her morning
bath, rises like A phrudite from sea, and Fred
dy Gebhardt gesticulates like an Africax
Chimpanzee on the beach, (for further parti
enlars see Illustration in Police Gazette) We
will not deal with any of these celebrities,
or conduct one through the labyrinths 01
crowded cities, but will give, in simple langu
age, what we saw in a trip through our ows
State along the route of the C. C. & A . and
the C. & G. Railroads. Early one morning
we left Augusta, seeking from the torrid ravi
of an August sun whose fiery heat seems tc
pierce through and through like red ho: ar
rows. We sped along through an unreelaim.
ed swamp until the hum of busy labor greet.
d our ears at Graniteville, one of the most
go-ahead little places In the State. The
melodious tones of a breakfast bell broke
upon our ears, and we thought that at least
here was refreshment, If not rest for the
weary. The wicked, however, did not cease
from troubling, for the terrible gamins fou
whIch this place is noted, created a regulai
small sized pandemonium along the streets
It seems tat a base ball match~ was to be
played that day between the Mechanics ol
Columbia and the Graniteville Club, and ol
all things in the world a base ball game is
like heaven to the small boy. It Is like man
a to the hungry soul. The game was one
score standing 2 to 1 in favor of the Mechan
ics of Columbia. The Graniteville fellows who
couldn't "catch on" to the pitcher's twisters,
were ruied out one by one. We understand
that the Mechanics are to play a match
game at Hendersonville next Saturday against
the Union Club, who are considered one of
the crack clubs of the State.
From Graniteville to Leesville we sped like
lightning through undoubtedly one of the
finest farming countries in the South, com
monly called the "Ridge Section." This
ridge extends from Northeast to Southwest
through the entire country striking South
Carolina along the borders of Old Fdgefield.
The crops here are fine, and, indeed, it would
be something wonderful if they were not.
Such a thing as failure is unknown. The
people are happy, pro.perous and refined,
have all comforts and luxuries of life To
them as to the youth in Richlieu there i= no
such word as "fail"; Johnston is the live,
best and largest place on the Ridge, and is
increasing steadily. The County Normal
School general meets here, and the place is
devoted to the cultivation of intellectual,
social and moral happiness. A dance was in
progress, and through the windows of Hardy
& Kempson's palatial Hall. we could see in
the gay mazes of the waltz or promenadinx
in the verandah, the fairest of Edgetield's
daughters and the bravest of Eigefield's sons
than whom Jere are tione fairer or braver.
From LeJe to Columbia we ride through
a veritable dert of sand and pines, with
nothing to relieve the monotony but Gubert's
Hollow, where there Is a splendid saw and
turpentine mill in operation.
Columbid is "fiat, stale and unprofitab:e"
at this season of the year. All who can beg.
borrow or steal a ride have left the city on the
Congarce Even the youths have strapped a
knapsack on their backs and set out on foot
for a cheap and extended tour in the moun
tains. The extension is not elastic, and their
pocket-books loot as if they had been
stepped on by an elephant. They find it a
very expensive affair. There is nothing here
to allure or to deter, nothing lifts its head
above the level, but all is one obliterated.
unvaried waste. We feel as if we tread
the streets in loneliness and despair like the
Trojan returned amid the ruins of Ilium. The
politicians have fled to the mountains to
smoke One cigars and talk over the Presi
dential campaign. The courts of law are
deserted. The Judges of the Supreme Court
are taking a much-needed rest and recreation.
The belles and their sweethearts are dancing
beneath the brilliant chandelabra of Ashe
ville to the strains of soul inspiring music,
while darkness settles upon their beautiful
old home and silence reigns supreme.
This gloomy picture, however, will soon be
relieved by the State Normal Institute, which
will be in progress when this letter is pub
lished, and our capital will blossom for the
summer season. The entertainments, dur
ing the progress of the school are very
numerous and pleasant, fresh blood being, as
it were, infused into abe lifeless body.
The University buildings have been won
derfully improved lately. We would venture
to say that an old Alumnus of the institution
would hardly recognize them. They have
been entirely renovated from top to bottom
inside as well as outside. It Is a beautiful
site for a college. The shade invites one to
repose and Oriental meditation, classic as the
spot where McDuffie, Thornwell, Legare,
Preston formed the bright day dreams. wttich
their genius and character in after lite trans
formed into gtowing realities. Beneath the
dark Egyptian portals of the old Library or
around the beautiful Doric columns of the
old Chapel, they no doubt caught glimmer
ings of those noble forensic and senatorial
efforts that have since thrilled their State
and country. It is indeed a beautiful spot
and one well worthy the memory of illustri
ous men and gr2at deds.
The factories are steadily arising, and
there is now some hope that we shall begin
to realize the dreams of the much-abused
and much-praised canal, that eternal bone of
contention to the State. Workmen have
already been advertised for in the Stocking
Manufacturing Company, who are now pre
paring to furnish these fascinaing but hid
den articles of female apparel, Iud which we
see swaying so voluptuously and in all fan
;astic shapes and colors from the windows.
Oh! what would this world be without stock.
ings ? The charm and romance would have
fled and every female vessel would.be like a
ship without a flag.
Don't be frightened, dear reader. We will
not !inger ansy longer in the city. Our nexi
topic will not be the Penitentiary or the Asy.
lum or other outlandish subjects. We Will
not enter their portals and conduct you oveu
the old hackneyed ground. We wilt leave
these to be discussed by abler and titter min
strels. To attempt theta, after so much
criticism has been written, would be "-te
paint the lily or gild refined gold." As the
subjects are so very poetical, we' take this
occasion to bring in our poetical quotation
and humbly beg pardon if we have offended
anyone, but the opportunity was too pre.
clous to lose. But, as a letter without them
would be, of course, the height of ill breed
ing, we would humbly remark that they are
both still standing (that is, are not burnt) In
unapproachable splendor and in all theii
pristine glory, the one on the "Asylum
Road," the other by the blue(?) rippling
waters of the Congaree. And long may they
thus stand forever and ever, Amen. * *
The Grand Central Depot is one living mass
of humanity, who jostle and push against
each other in their eagerness and haste. The
noise and chatter is like that which fills an
African forest with the shrill cries of\ Chim
panzees, parrots. &c. The engines screech,
the porters cry to each, the truck wagons
ran over and ruthlessly murder a half a dozet
people, and all is noise and confusion. Whal
is the cause of all this? There is a colored
excursion to Greenville to-day, which will
follow immediately beliind the regular pas.
senger. We leave with a crowded train,
consisting of two in one. Half is dropped at
Aston for Spartanburg and the mountains,
and we notice that It. is literally overfiowing
with tourists. We continue our route ovei
the main line which is now in excellent eon
dition and compares favorably with any in
the country. The cars are generally crowded
and are excellently fitted up and embellished,
the employees polite, and the rate of speed
excellent. Our trip was heartily enjoyed, but
when we reached Greenville we were literal.
ly choked up and buried five feet it
dust We thought of all the horrors of being
buried alive and all the stories of that char
acter thronged our brain in a distmal kind o1
way. However we managed to fight and
pull and literally dig our way out of the
moving grave not into h-I, as the old chain
palgn joke goes, but in the Mountain City of
the State, old Greenville.
It was the dryest, hottest ride we had evei
seen. The drought seemed terrific. The
corn actually seems to be turning to foddet
on the stalk, and the cotton was stunted
and withered. We hope, however, that the
crops have improved since the rain.
Greenville Is quite lively now in conse
quence of the United States Court being it
session. Several dis 'ed lawyers were
in attendance among , Col. John R.
Abney of Columbia. Tbe Court room wat
packed by nine o'clock, although business
was not opened until ten. The moonshiners
were in the predominance- long, gaunt,
fearless-looking men, used to hard work,
and all kind of mountain weather. They
were evidently very sauch excited over the
cases to be tried. They came In from al)
points of the compass and in all sorts o1
conveyances. They. stood about in groups
and talked with significant gestures. They
were altogether a formidable set of men and
were of that class of mountaineers who al
ways have and always will cast their vote
for Andy Jackson. After spending severs.
hours in the Court House, we wandered it
the afternoon over the city, enjoying the
splendid weather, and gazing at the moun
tains in the distance until the sun kissed
heir already glowing tops and sunk to rest
behind them. SOr, NUAT MONTas UK
naNTun. On our return trip, we stopped
at your delightful town, and were carried
away by its new and nleat buildings, andi de,
lightful residences--not to mention the hcs.
potality and kindness of its citizens. Aftet
spending two or three days of pleasure, wei
with difficulty tore ourselves away. having
spent one of the pleasantest times of our life
0.0C. CH ASE,
Rooms comfortable and newly fur
Table well supplied with the best the
Sertats attenie to every want.
P ermanent and transient boarder:
Sisfcto guaranteed in ever
Don't forget tha
and elegant store,
Iavird's. From i
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as we don't want t
a few days for the
in selecting a stoc
our store the
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H. G. REID, j
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Court of Probate.
D. Augustus Dickert and Mary C.
Susauuah Cromer, Sarah Dominick,
and David Cromer, and John L. Cro
mer, William Cromer, and Martha Cro
mer, heirs-at-law of Lemuel Cromer,
Summons for Relief.
To the defendants, John L. Cromer,
William Cromer and Martha Cromer,
heirs-at-law of Lemuel Cromer, de
You are hereby summoned and re
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petition in this action, which was filed
in the offlee of the Judge of Probate
for said Co,.nty, on the first day of
March, 1883, and to serve a copy of
your answer to the said complaint and
petition on the subscribers at their
office at Newberry Court House, South
Carolina, within twenty days after the
service hereof, exclusive of such
service; and if you fail to answer the
complaint and petition within the time
aforesaid, the plaintiffs in this action
will apply to the Court for the relief
denianded in the complaint and peti
tion. Dated August 1st, 1883.
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