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A Family Companion, Devoted to Literature, Miscellany, News, Agriculture, Markets, &c.
Vol. XIX. NEWBERRY, S. C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1883. No. 45.
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Under Newberry Opera House.
june 11, 24-7mos.
0O$TETTER'
bIT TEKS
HERE AND YONDER.
I walk in the crowded city,
And the pavement pains my feet,
And nothing but piles of buildings
Shut in the stones of the street ;
But I only see the meadow
And the wood so cool and sweet.
I walk in the crowded city,
And mix with the noisy throng,
And the din is like to the beating
Of a great, incessant gone ;
But I only hear the brook liow
And the brown wood thrush's song.
I walk in the crowded city,
And daily the many grow more,
And they fill up the street like a mill
race
As hither and thither they pour:
But I only see a cottage -
And a maiden at the door.
I walk in the crowded city,
And buy and sell in the mart,
But still in its crush and clamor
I feel that I have no part ;
For the sweet, fresh life of the country
Forever abides in my heart.
I walk in the crowded city,
But see the green meadow still,
And look through the piles of buildings
To the wood that crowns the hill,
And alone with the cottage maiden
I wander afar at will.
-Edward Willet, in New York Sun.
MIS8 LEllMAN'8 METHOD.
A long stretch of white, sandy
beach, dotted here and there with
dark piles of shining sea-weed; a
broad expanse of restless, heaving
billows lapping with frothy tongues
the gleaming shore, tempted Helen
Lehman to pause and finally to sit
down, even though it was the mid
dle of the summer afternoon, and
the sun was pouring down a scorch
ing heat npon the unprotected rocks
and glittering sand.
Miss Lehman had a broad-brim
med hat and sun umbrella, either
of which was sufficient to protect
her fair complexion, and if Harry
Ashland was not thoughtful enough
to likewise provide for his own
comfort, he must suffer the con
sequences.
She had lio heart--the world said
so,.
Had she peen the look of pain
and disgust which, for a moment,
played upon the gentleman's face it
would have called forth no pity
not the slightest.
He was not obliged to remain
with her.
There was the hotel, just above
them, and he could find the coolest
place on the broad, well-shaded
piazzas, where he could lie undis
turbed all the afternoon.
It certainly sderned very toolish
to make eneself so uncomfortable
for a lady; but for Miss Lehman he
would have sat for hours in those
thin clothes on the hot rocks, and
undergone tortures in numerable.
provided she would smile upon him
occasionally.
But Miss Lehman was very si
lent and grave that afternoon, and
poor Ashland hitclied about on his
warm seat without drawing from
her one smile or even a look of ap
preciation.
Getting tired of such thankless
mkrtyrdom, he burst forth, after
several moments of silence, with :
"What is the matter, Miss Hel
en?"
"Matter? Nothing! Can't one.
think 'without having something
the matter with them ?" she asked,
sharply.
The gentleman started at her
earnestness, and meekiy replied ;
"Yes."
"Well, then, Mr. Ashland, what
are you talking about? I was
thinking. Would you like to hear
my thoughts ?"
"9h, yes, above all things."
"-I was thinking of that great
body of water before us. It so re
minds me of the lives of some peo
ple whom I have met-so full of
restless yearning-always coming
and going-never pausing, never
tiring. Oh, it is so strange, yet so
grand and beautiful'"
"Yes;*' murmured the martyr,
moving uneasily, and thinking that
it was indeed very strange, very
grand, and beautiful.
"And yet it ever tells the same,
same, story-the 'something' for
which it yearns never comes. So
it is with life. We spend a life-time
with an aching void in our hearts,
and die still 1onging-"
"Yes."
Uelen Lehman turned with an
expression in her dark eyes, which
spoke :
"What a stupid creature !"
She modified her meaning to:
"Mr. Ashland, you have not heard
a word.
"Oh, 'pon my honor, Miss Helen,
I heai'd every syllable ! Don't you
think that it is hot ?"
"Hot ? Very comfortable, I was
thinking."
"Bless me, I am quite'baked."
"Then let us go to the hotel."
The gentleman arose with alacri.
ty, but as he walked along he felt
uneay for he was not quite safe
that ha had pleased the lady, an<
rather than displease he would hav
willingly sat upon the hot rock fo:
another hour and sufered without i
murmur.
Mr. Ashland was in love witi
Miss Helen Lehman, and had beci
a perfect slave to her caprice al
the summer.
He had met her in the city during
the preceding winter-had seex
her in all the glory of her ball-roon
dress, and had been awed into wor.
ship by the flash of her diamond
and glorious dark eyes.
.At the seaside she was not less
beautiful in her robes of wondrous
lace and silk, which caused s(
much envy among the ladies-cost
ing a small fortune, they all said
and Ashland had become the low
liest worshiper at her shrine.
To cap the climax, there was s
new arrival-a plainly - dressed,
thoughtful-looking "nobody"-who
stood upon the piazza "as cool as a
cucumber," looking out seaward
with an expression in his clear
eyes very like that which had shone
in Helen Lehman's a few minutes
before, and she wondered if his
thoughts were the same.
"Who is that. Mr. A nland?"
"Where ?"
"W hy, that fine-looking man on
the piazza,"
"Don't know, never laid eyes on
him before. Something new 1 fan
cy.''
"I hope so. I'm dying for a
change," thought she.
"Shall I find out who he is ?
asked the accommodating Ashland.
"Yes, do."
"Well, I will as soon as I can. I
don't for a moment imagine that
you'll care to know him, for really
he doesn,t appear to be anybody.'
"True, but it won't hurt you to
inquire."
"Oh, certainly not."
That very evening, in the large
parlor Mr. Ashland edged along to
where Miss Lehman sat talking,
and whispered :
"Well. I found out a little con
cerning 'that fellow.' "
"Go on, and tell me about him.'
"He is nobody at all, Miss Helen.
A poor artist, or something of that
kind. Not wdrth a cent, Aldea
told me."
"Thank you for your trouble."
It was astonishing how Miss
Lehman, after learning this. could
have made the acquaintance o
Pnilip Greystn and could treat him
with such marked politeness !
It quite pu:zzled poor Ashland,
and he soon found himself in a
painful posit :on. The feUows be
gan to bant r him to excess, and
call him a ";ool" and other pretty
names for th;is allowing Miss Leh
man to drive, sail, read poetry, and
wander out u:pon the beach with
this "poor wrctch."
It was all very, well to treat him
politely, but when was the need of
making so mu-ch of him ? It would
never do, and so he resolv'ed to put
a stop to it at onc..
"We are g>t engaged, and sro she
thinks it no ha :i in flirting with
Greyson. But 1 ill settle matters
at once."
It was easier said than done.
Miss Lehman was so cross and
strange that A shland, confident as
he was, never approach'ed her with
out feeling timid and wonderfully
"shaky.'~
But at last, one morning, after
seeing Greyson's head very close to
Miss Lehman's for a full hour with
out any apparent cause, he resolved
to put on a bold face and propose
"Miss Helen." he began, as soon
as an opportunity presented itself,
"I have been (lying to speak to you
for several days.'
"Have you ? Well that is rather
unpleasant."
"Oh, no, thank you, not at all."
"What have you to say ?"
"Oh, nothing-that is-yes-"
"Well, go on."
"The fact is, I am tired of single
life, and want to get married at
once."
"Very wise, indeed !"
"I think so. Well of course, you
understand that I have a great re
gard for you, and I think-I mean,
are you-thart is-will you hav(
me ?"
"Bless your heart, no.''
."No !"
"Certainly not !"
"Oh, you'.re trying to tease me?'
"No, I am not."
"But cons:der-I have b)een se
attentive, an i all that, you know.
Have you no re-sard to make me for
this ?"
"None whatever."
"But. Miss Ilelen-"
"My dear Mr. Ashland, we may as
well come to an understanding firs'
as last. The truth is, I am already
engaged."
"Engaged !"
"Yes, to Mr. Greyson. We are
to be married in the fall.".
"Oh !"
Mr. Ashland's moustache drooped
perceptibly, and his appearance, as
he dragged himself up to the hotel
was rather of the sick chicker
order.
"Poor fellow !"
Cupid chuckled in fiendish ex
ultation over another victim that
niht.
r- resulted in defeat. The infantry
1, were driven back upon the reserve,
y horses and men, federal and con
s federate intermingled, and again
the sabre and bayonet inflicted ter
r, rible work. Almost every cavalry
e horse was wounded, some three or
four times, and many of their riders
o were thrust with the bayonet and
- pulled out of their saddles.
ASHBY'S DEATH.
How strange that so few of the
cavalry leaders on either side died
as they might have wished to die
leading their commands in some
glorious charge ! Ashby had courted
death a hundred times as he rode
at the head of his men. Here on
this lonesome road, as night came
down, he formed another ambush
with infantry. The trap was well
set, but as its jaws were about to
spring, a shot fired at random by a
federal sfruck one who had risked
his life a dozen times that day, and
laid him low. Jackson was Lee's
right arm. Ashby Kas Jackson's
right arm. The tribute paid him
by the eccentric warrior was not
lengthy, but it outweighed the boom
of cannea, the long processions,
tL, hUardens of flowers, and the
efforts of orators. When a courier
rode up to Jackson and announced
the news, he dropped the reins, his
head hung low, and he whispered :
"Poor Ashby ! I am grieved !"
STUART AFTER POPE.
E The cavalier of the South was
Stuart. He was born to the saddle.
He looked upon infantry as a sort
of necessary evil, aVd when he at
tempted to handle them in con
junction with cavalry he was worst
ed. Had there been no army regu
lations Stuart's men would have
been dressed more like knights than
dragoons. Rough old fighters
smiled at his plumed hat and his
dandy ways, but Stuart was a
fighter. Had he worn a ruffled
shirt and a velvet cloak he would
still have been the dashing cavalry
leader that he was, counting odds
as nothing and ever fighting to
win.
When General Pope had his
headqueters at Catlett's station,
Stuart one day paid him a visit of
inspection. Pope didn't care par
ticularly to see Stuart, but Stuart
had a longing to see the man whose
lieadqnarters were in the saddle
and who wanted his men to forget
the word retreat. With about 300
men Stuart one day made a hard
ride and a sudden dash. But for a
federal forager, mounted on a
thoroughbred running horse, Pope
would have been taken in his tent.
As it was, he had about ten min
utes' warning and got away leaving
behind all his papers, clothing and
baggage. Stuart captured the sta
tion and all left behind, and one
of the prizes was a new suit of
clothes for Pope which he had not
yet stepped into. His supply of
liquors including whisky, brandy,
cognac, champagne, port, and sev
eral other brands, were used to
wash the dust out of the throats of
the confederates. Pope's razor,
looking-glass, bedding, fine shirts,
and other articles -of toilet were
divided as souvenirs, and -a gilt
edged Testament, with his name in,
was pocketed by Stuart. Orders
had been Issued to treat Pope with
tenderness and respect in case of
tature, but it may be imagined
thatvhi ride to Richmond would
dire been a fast gallop and full of
diereflection. It has been assert
ed that General Lee reproved
Stuart for trying to capture him,
saying:
"If you catch him the federal
army will have a new commander,
and he must certainly be a better
one.''
Stuart died like a hero, but it was
not while leading-his plume wav
ing to match Custer's yellow- curls
-his sabre gleaming in answer to
Kilpatrick's. Before his sun had
reached its zenith, and before the
hero that was in him had been fairly
developed, he died in the whirl and
smoke and clamor of a calvary
fight-shot - down by one who knew
him no& and was never known.
A SOr T ANswER.-"Good morn
ing, Farmer Furrow,'' said the old
deacon, as he leaned over the fence
to have a friendly chat.
"Mornin', deacon," nodded the
-farmer.
How is that sick pig, this morn
ing !"
"Oh, that's gettin' along right
-smart, I reckon," the granger cheer
Ifrilly replied.
"And how is the rest'of your
Ifolks ?" continued the deacon.
The farmer said nothing but
~reached down, picked up an over
ripe melon ad fired it right at the
Ideacon's head.
t"There," he exclaimed; "by the
time yer git them 'ere seeds out 0'
yer ha'r you'll find out how my
-folks is.'-The Dairy.
S"How shall we stop the great evil
Lof lying ?" asks a religious weekly.
SIt can't be stopped, but the evil
Smight .be lessened materially by
I iabandoning the custom of putting
1 inscriptions on tombstones.
> The early riser catches the mala
1 Ast.and did not make his appea
e ance until he was fully recovere<
r and able to answer one of the man
d inquiries in the following careles
manner :
1 "We men of the world, my bo;
get used to this sort of thing. IV
t get toughened."
"Yes, I dare say; but it seems t
me that I should like a milder pr<
cess of 'toughering.r"
-It's all the same, I assure you.
"Perhaps so; but I think I shoul
really prefer anything to Miss Lel
man's method."-Lottie Gray.
ASHBY'S DASH.
A STORY OF THE CONFEDERATR WA]
TOLD.
From the Detroit Free Press.
While Stonewall Jackson wa
retiring upon Harrisonburg, pushec
by Fremont and watching out fo
Shields, the rear of his army wa
defended by General Ashby, o
cavalry fame. His immediate coin
mand numbered less than 1,00(
horsemen. and until the last feR
miles of the march he checked al
.assaults with cavalry and artillery
It was a highway admirably lai<
out for successful defense by a rea
guard. Always narrow-full o
sharp descents and sudden curves
natural ambuscades at every mile
it needed only a dozen men at cer
tain spots to hold a regiment a
bay for a quarter of an hour. Jack
son pushed ahead at a famouc
rate, and the roar of the gun
of the rear guard was ever it
his ears. At one point nine dis
mounted cavalrymen held the nar
row road until the federals had ad
vanced two full regiments and one
hundred men had worked their waN
up the sides of the mountain t<
fiahk the little band. These nine
men killed and wounded twenty
three men before they_ were pushed
back, and though a dozen shell~
were fired at them as they retreated
along a straight stretch of road no
a man was injured.
THE GAPTURE OF WYNDIIAM.
During the afternoon of the las
day of the retreat the Federal Gen
eral Wyndham, who had command
of a full brigade of cavalry, wa:
pushed to the front to drive througl
the confederate rear guard. The
spot chosen was where the highway
stretched across a level, this givin
the cavalry room .to deploy and
maneuver. Not quite half a mile
beyond the confederate rear guard
was holding the hill over which th<
road wound. Two pieces of artil
lery were posted in the road, and
dismounted cavalry supported them
When it was seen that Wyndham'.
brigade was massing for a charg<
Ashby hastily collected about 704
of his men and massed them in th<
highway. The guns were them
drawn aside and the cavalry, car
bines slung and depending upor
the sabre alone, rushed down thi
highway in a mighty mass. Wynd
ham was struck in the cente:
and the confederates passed clea:
through his lines, wheeled at thi
call of the bugle, and, dividing t<
the right and left, they fell upon thi
two wings with. such fury as t<
route both., It was sab?e work a]
most entirely, and in that 15 min
utes' fight 150 men-were killed o:
wounded, Wyndham and six officer:
captured, and two flags, 32 horse:
and 40 prisoners taken. Ashba
led the charge and men who fol
lowed close after him aver that hi
struck as many as six differen
men with his sabre. In that figh
a confedlerate, now living on a fan
near Glendale, Va., had his righ
ear sliced off close to his head, an<
the sabre sunk into his shoulder ii
a way to forever disable -his armn
The wound in his shoulder wa
felt at once, but the loss of his ea
was not noticed until the fight wa
over. Wyndham sought to excusi
his disaster by talking of the cow
ardice of his troopers, but his ow:
sabre was without a stain, and me:
who hear no orders of comman<
cannot be blamed for falling into
panic. The confederates rode righ
at solid lines and the shock o
meeting knocked down numeroum
horses and disabled a number o
men.
CHlAR'GING~ INFANTRY.
lialf an hour later Fremont's ad
vance of infantry was pressing si
closely that infantry had to bi
sent back to oppose them. Ewel
ambushed three or four regiment:
in the woods and fields at a turn o
the road, but the advance scente<:
the trap and deployed right an<
left, and advanced to thme attack it
two lines of. battle, most of the force
being composed of Pennsylvani:
Bucktails. To reach the confed
erates the blue lines -had to cros:
wide. open fields, and as they lef
their shelter they received suich:
fire that all further advance wa
checked. The men were seeking
the cover of rocks and ditches, ani
holding their ground well, whel
Ashby thundered down, upon ther
Vwith his cavalry., There was n'
time to form squares, and the charg
THE COLONEL'S RAe.
HOW HE PAID HIS HOTEL BILL.
The Story of a Little Affair that Took P1see
Down atHatcLs.
Before Colonel W. became com
fortably settled in life he had many
ups and downs of fortune. Once
he carried a number of slaves to
New Orleans and made a very suc
cessful sale. He undertook, how
ever, to increase his supply of
money by methods which involved
more elements of chance than were
connected with his regular busi
ness. It was an unlucky venture,
and in a very short time he found
himself with only money enough to
pay his passage on a boat as far up
! the river as Nathez. Although he
had not a dollar in his pocket,
when he reached Natchez he put up
at the best public house. He wore
a broad-cloth suit and a silk hat,
and sported a gold-headed cane
with which he would not have part
ed for many times its- value, He
bore himself with easy dignity, cal
culated to impress all who saw him
witli the belief that he was a capi
talist with abundant resources, who
might be induced to invest some
thousands in the property of the.
town.
A week had nearly passed, and
he had not succeeded in putting
enough money in,his purse to pay 1
his landlord, One Sunday after
noon, when he was seriously think
ing of making a stealthy exit at
night, he learned that the roughs
and gamblers, who at that time
formed a considerable part of the
,population of Nathez, had assem
bled on a public road not far from
the town to witness some foot races.
He at once started thitherward,
and reached the place just as an
athletic and fierce looking fellow,
who was exulting over his victories,
offered in loud voice to bet $50
that he could beat anybody on the I
ground in a race of 100 yards. The =
Colonel remembered that he had I
himself been fleet of the foot in
his younger days, and, pressed by
dire necessity, he resolved to try
his luck on this occasion. So in
the pause which followed the cham
pion's challenge he stepped for
ward, and making a stately bow,
said, quietly, I will takeyeur bet,
thir," The bully looked at him a
few moments in contemptuous sur- I
prise, and said, "Well, put up your
money."
With a courtly wave of the hand
the - Colonel replied, deprecatingly.
"There ith no need, thir, of that
formality between gentlemen. I
am a gentleman, and I take you to
be one. If I looth the rathe I will
pay you the fifty dollarth; if you
looth it, I do not doubt that you
will act with equal honor."
The rough and desperate men
present seemed to regard this as a
very remarkable proposition, and I
for a time the challenger was non
piussed. He steadily and suspie,
iously eyed the polite and well
dressed stranger, .and finally said,
with significant emphasis, "All right,
old boy; but'if there's any flickeii'
in this thing, you may know what
to expect."
Without further parley the Col
onel divested himself of coat, vest
and hat, and placing theni with his
cane upon the grass, stepped out
upon the road, and put himself in
position by the side of the cham
pion. The spectators evincedl the
liveliest interest in the race, and
ranged themselves along each sied
of the road. Bets were freely-of
fered at enormous odds against-the .
rash stranger, who certainly did not
look a match for his stalwart coin
petitor; but .there were few of these
bets taken. At. a given signal the
men darted off amidst the yells of
the delighted crowd. For nearly
the whole distance the two con
testants, who. seemed to be strain
ing overy nei-ve, kept side by side, I
but when within about twenty yards j
of the goal, the Colonel by dint of
extraordinary effort, shot ahead,
and won the race. He was now.the
hero- of the hour, and as he walked
ba-ck -to the starting-point ex
hausted and almost breathless, heI
was heartily cheered by the excited
spectators. His opponint came up
pro.nptly and paid him the fifty dol
lars, and at the same time chal
lenged him for another trial.
"No, thank you thir," said the
Colonel,. as he pocketed the
money; "I make it a rule never to
run more than one rathe in a day."
He then carefully put on his
vest, coat, and hat. placed his cane
under his arm, made one. of his
profoundest b'ows, and with a pleas
ant "Good afternoon, gentlemen,"
strutted complacently away. That
evening he paid his bill at the hotel t
and took a boat for Nashville.
Colonel W-used to relate this
incident with a relish, and when a
asked what he intended to do in '
case he lost the race, he would
say:
"Well, to tell you the truth, it
wath a dethperate cathe; but I had
made ' up my mind that if I didn't i
win, I would keep on running, andj
never look behind until I reachedj
Tenneththee."-Harper's Magcrine
Doatdeoha adte es mw ':i
on above.
Notices of neeingp,obitare.
of respeet, same rats per semeass
sdrerdaemeats.
Adv+emenb sot maked. witb D '
ber of insertions will be kept I
and e -aedac-ording .
tieers, with liberal deductions oa
JOB FRIA
D'JNE WTHEATNBs AID
TERMS CASH.
HE WAS NOT A SUYLm.E'$
A day or two ago a man
was at the Central depot to
.rain suddenly cried out that '
mne had stolen his valiase,aii
began sucb a hullabaloo that V
body had to be interested.
"I sot that 'ere satchel
lown thar and.stepped to.the do4
ie exelaimed to Ofeer
'and when I returned -
tone." -
"Well, you should ha
areful. We are not
uich losses."
"You ain't, eb ? Wha -.
?resident?"
"Out of thecity, sir.'
"Whar's the Ginera
"He's sick abed.
"Whir's the Superin
"Won't be heretilrfour
"Wal, now,. solebod#.t
nake good that loss -or
lozen men will go to the
or six montbs apiece P
'-What-was the vnline!
"Fifty dollars and n a -
ess 1"
"What were-the cofeataa -
"I had twelve shir
f clotbes, an gvercoat, ad
ther things."
"Was it a carpet sack "
"She was.
"One handle gone nt
roken''
"Yes, -:ole handle .wasgn
had her tied with a stria' ~'
"Is this it" asked the
ie took the bagga s
ot six feet away - -
'Great snakes. 1 aa
hckled -the oWner
In banding it l tas
iroke, the bag flew ojen
'oiled two old s>rte, '
ocke, and ive or si pope
-all there was in it.
"Then these are~the
ranted $50-for"'r.
"Nxo, sirl" wasbhe idy
>ly. "I should :hive
soney for loss of fiGa.an
o my feelnga. r&i
ir !"-DeroieeP%se
TH E C@BTENT*I.
In aflowery dell.bd
ais sheep; and beo
ras joyous, esta
Uis song. -Onmg 1af
rho was out on- shuun
ion, spoke to lii~ a s~& -
"Why are you-so I .
ittle one? -
"Why should I.no bet"'b~
wered, "our king is~i
"Indeed!" said the kind
fyour greatpne an
The tad answered: -"The~ aq
he bright blue skjshfnTeena
y upon me as upon theking
Lowers upon the mountain
~rass in the valleygrow
o gladden my -sight e wiellte
:would not takea
haters for my la*abe;m
f moure value thanasUue
tones in the world;Iiv
~nd clothing too. .AinIno
ore as richsthe kingt"
"You are righ(i" said
vith a laugh:; %ut your
reasure is a contented ha$
t so,and you willalwaye -
----e
'I tell you; said the bad ,
idently to a growp -of
r-iends, 'my mnother may woen
-don't believe she'd weigh
ban I do, in her,stockung fe-*%
er slippets is heavy, though,y&
et l'
'Come away from that 't.
tack, chile,' called a negr t
on. 'Fust thing yer know -
ab de hay fever. Doan 'yer.
one ob dat straw in your meuf
'I'll not strike thee,: thouo
ad man,' said a Quaker, 'bat
et the club fall on thy,.
ead.' To this. day that
hinks he was actually streek.
A Saratoga mani, who was v
yed, went West, and wais sogt
y scared by a cyclone that his
traightened, resulting its
tent cure.
There is a tame crow in
hester, Va., that flies all
own and sometimes as far as
aond, and regularly returns
o be fed.
One thousand dollars da
reighs four pounds. That&
o many newspaper men are
bouldered.
If a beggar abuses you ao
aind it, for it isonly a vg
An exchange siays: 'A'o
rom en ride now wher e di
ode a few years ago.' This tai
sent must be bard on the ~~
After the -battle ofkarus
he battle ofhistory.
The tres.,
inn bear-0he

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