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A1. F. Williams Is visiting her
noUXT P it. Athmnta.
-4liis Bessie Wilson, of FlQrence, is
Aing Miss Lucie Hagood.
-Misses Mamie Folger and Mary
Olyde, of Easley, are visiting Miss Flora
-Muj. Win. J. Stribbling, of Wal
11aa, 'was in a 1ttendaneC on court last
--rdr. Julian Bruee, Nf the Ainderson
National Bank, is visiting his mother,
-Mr. S. P. Bruce.
l-Mrs. Geo. W Dowly Anud three
children from Wifdiestet, Va., are at
the Amlbler House,
Thort has bwn no rain on the Keowee
sigle for fivo weeks. The crops need a
good season badly.
Mrs. Bright Gilstrap visited her fa
ther, Mr. J. M. Phillips, of Twelve
Milo sction, list wOk.
-Mrs. Thoruley- Harris, of (ern
Tille, visited lior parents, Mr. and Mrs.
H. B. 11bndrieks, last we0k.
--Our young folk arM onjoying (heir
summor vacation, taking pleasant dr,vos
and afternoon picnics.
-Mrs. McKelvy, of the Fairview sec
tion of Greenville, visited her -brother,
Mr. W. T. 1oars, this wook.
--The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. J.
D. Smith, of Libert,y, died on the 7th
iust., after a very short illness.
-Miss Lizzio Dargau Who :ha 'br.ot
attending college in Charleston, is at
home fbr the summer vacition.
-Dr. J. F. Williams has oir thanks
for a ba.ket of file roasting eajsq. Good
-neighbors are great inititution.
- -Somo farmers along Twelve Mile ro
port that they had not had a good rain
I or a month up to 's'Sunday.
--Miss Bessi- Wilson, of Florence,
who has been v-i.iting Miss Qiieenio Ha
good, raturtied homo last Monday.
--Mr. rnaiijah Williams has an ap pe
archiard that is hard to tin down. iie
has ot thauke for severuxnico baskets
--On l;uyg~ nday Mr. Julius S.
O'Dell a: a 4 . 'Y&mith, of Lib
e wero ,,1y natio 1Stice Stew
4trt ofliciatin t hris
-Theri wvil mIleeting of
Sabbath schooisa ha pu iin below
EaslCy, on the ';31, r
tLil- 1~ 5, qI d ~ i ,, v_I1 .rl1l g ood
tine im expec':ed. 0
-'Ther wa,; a Iar 1IT i crowd here
at the opening of Courit,tlhan hsw! I)kainl in
town for some time, the caainign jcet
.ing not excepted.
--See chauge ill the notice given by
'the President of tlie Alliane. The date
of Hon. . J. Lalbert's le.turo is Tues
day, the 22dLinst..
-The rep-ort. of the Sunrd:ly School
Convent ion lt Easley on the 10th a1n1d
l ith inst., was crowded out t1is week by
-Miss Busi llrnuon Aecured the
prize in the conlpetitivo examination for
the two years' course in Cinverse Col
bge ut Sp:1rtaniburlI .
--Mr, Lewis Hill and Miss 111111ie
(ibson wvee miarrid last Sbbath. The
happy)I yolung coupile have the best-wish
oa of mianmy frionds.
-Mr. Alfred Boggs was married to
Miss Vestai McKinneoy en the 6th inst.,
at lhe residence of the bride's mother,
Mrs. J. Hi. C. Durham.
-Don't forget to talk up the railroad
for the county townl. It is of far miore
impllortaniee to the county than the sub
jet, of who ill he Governor.
--The 1min1isters imai deacons mieetinIg
ait Griffiu begins Fiiday before the ec
otnd Sabbath ini August insteadl of on the
S3abbath as mentioned last week.
-Mr. W. R1. Royster, agent of the Rl.
& D. at Riehmoiind, Vai.. was in attend
ane upon court last Tuesday as a wit.
ness in the train robbing caise at Central.
-Mr. A. B. Talley, jr'., writes us that
he lost a.fbise mule (in the 20th of June.
The mnle 1:ad swallowed somoc glass
nlong with it provender, which causedl
-Mr. and's. T. WN. D)avis anid fam
ily, of Green3vilIle, passed thIsrough town
last Monday en~ route for Highland, N.
C., county, whesre they wsill rusticate for
-Mr-. J. Abe Stewart brought in a
cotton bol)l last M1nday as5 large as5 a
walnut. Thlsis proves that Jack Frost
wdil have to come early' if he catchles
our nmontai farmners this seas5on.
-Farmu work in the crops is about
completed. The only thing we fear now
is ai dluouth. If it is t4easonauble for the
next month we will have ansi:~ unlece
deisted crop to gatheor in the fail.
-There is to be a union pienia of
abount nine Sabbath Schools on the 2d
of Auna, at P'leasaunt Hill, four miles
north of Cenitral. TFhere will be Iwo
speeches of twent,y minutes each,
.Jfho replanted cro~ps inl the lower
part of the county ini the track of the
terrib)le 1hai1 storm of May 14th, were
only a few dlays behind the other erops
in blooming out, and1( if tho fall is a
week or (in (days late, the farmers of
that section will make a full crop).
--Mrs. Abe flilstrap, wvho lived niear~
T1 aiber, (died onl the 9th Iinst. Hecr re
mins were buried at l hihom, Rhi
had been for several yeasi a faithiful
member of the Methiodist chulrchs. Herc
bereaved1 hu'sand and14 children hasn. iho
symhpathiy of mainy friends in their aitlio..
--Mr. Glenni Sith died af hsis home
six milea cast of Esasley last Sasbbath af
t?rnoon at 4 o'clock,'being muore thnn
mixty years of age. H-e was a good citi
V.05n and had thie respect and( confidence
of all who knew him, Hie had for masny
years hv4n a member of the Prote~stn
iMethIodii.t Church, being enriol led at
fimith's Chapel, from wich his funeral
wuas hadiu last Monsday- lie was lsar'oy
151strumUenItat ii e'$stbhishing this churchsl
and1( took grest plesure in its prosperity
to the last.
--Perry Mansel, colored, sufferecd a
comlpoulnd u!islocatio je and5( frae: nrc of
his sankle last Sast urday after-noons. liUe
was drivinlg a mule15 to a one horse wnog
on, coining towvardls Pickes, and met.
Morris'& Maijor's steain eninre in thle
1oad aft F"rancuis ilogors', 'Theo mule
abyod enid Wash (inuksgjah-., '"Jost fosr
?it" pulrl th.o wlitle, and thlfi t
nued ammina? rsap with jil itisnig, .
ry plleld on the bit till hisa lie br'oke
he uced from 1.he wpgQi With Ih
esult abovre stated, Dr, Williamwa a,
uced( the dlislocaltioni"S i.he u > ilI
ist acceoumts thse wvoumdM I'ygu ws d o..
conrt Protedisug. - .
The Generai SeWsiono oQuYenei1 aI
Moidy proinptly At 0O 6'clo6k a. m.
3tage Istat presitin. 8oliitor M. F
Ans61 was At iis p6st With a sinall pack
age of indittinent to band to the Gran
Jury. All the Ord:nd Jarors ainsW t
the roll call.
His Honor briefly charg6 the jury ih
regard to the manner of 6onsidering the
various bills handed tiem. He said that
much of the valuable time of the courl
was taken up lby the trial of small an(I
MNean1 causes which tbould not find their
way on the docket. In any case where
the jury was satisfied that not much in
jury had been done, it should Bud "no
bill." Trial Justices generally were
good men, but they sometimas erred as
well as others.
All the Petit Jurors answered to their
names oxcopt M. A. Freemuan and R. G.
Gaines. Tile latter was excused on ac
count of sickness in his family.
The Crand Jury returned the fellow
ing true bills:
The Stato vs. John Smith and - Mos
er carrying concealed weaponls.
The State vs. E. T. Johnson and Sa
rah Batson for adultery.
The State vs. Edward Ellison for as
maiult and battery of a high and aggra
vited nature, the juiy found "'no bill."
Tihe same -return was made iu the came
agaitnst Harve and Dick Lovingood for
asp41sat and battery of a high aid aggra
Vated 'naito on the person of Frank
The Stato vs. James Bell, concealed
Thte State vs. Butler Aiidcrson, same.
The State vs. Sloan Long, house
breaking and larceny.
Two bills were found agninst L. 0.
Dryman, one for burglary aid lareeny
and one for house-breaking and grand
Tle State vs. Carey Allen for grand
The State vs. James Jackson, for re
eviving stolen goodN.
The Stato vs. Jesse Hinges for bigamy.
In the ease of the State vs. Butler An
derson colored for earrying concealed
weapons, the defendant plead guilty.
James Belle colored entered tho same
plea to a simular chargo. Sloan Long
a young darkey about sixteen years of
age, was arraigned and plead guilty of
stealing a gun from the house of Thum
as F. Taylor.
Butler Anderson and James Bell were
'enit-iced to pay a fino of $25 each or
he ilprisoned in fhie peVnitentiary for a
term of three nouiths. His Honor re
marked that lhe had mnadO up his mind to
break up this practi.co u, far as ho could
by imposing -levere sentences, but as
they bad plead guilty he would be light
er on them this timie.
Sloan Long for honso breaking and
larceny was sentenced to a termin of f.ight
een 11o1ths in the penit, tialry.
L, 0. D-ymni w arraigned on the
cborge of hot-se-breaking and larcency
from P. 1). Dacus store. Tho defendant,
was in a Jeeble state of health having
had severe chills during his confinment
in jail. Oin being arraigned, he said
he would lve his Case pat off till the
next court. The Solicitor told him this
could niot be doine. Tfo the (]uestion),
"Arec you guilty or not guilty?'' he said
men had told him if lie did not confess
to the- charge they would haug him, but
he concluded to go to trial. He object
ed to WV. I. G3ravley as a juror, but cc
e-epted the others as they were called.
P. D). Curcton was selected as. foreman.
Mr. Dacus testified as to the loss of the
goods, and several other witnesses testi
fied as to the defendant's confession that
le had bored inuto Dacus' store and tak
en the goods. The defendant offered nu
testimony. ThIe jury was (ont about five
minutes and returned a verdict of ''guil
ty." The defendant was at once ar
raigned1 for burglary and larceny in
breaking into antd stealing from the store
bouse of Foster Bros. on thue night of
the 23d of last April. An imp'ortait
witness being absent, furti'eer piroceed
ings wer-e postponed till his arrival.
TIhe caseo aainst Jesse Hughes for
bigamy, was then taikeii up. TVhe de
fendant was represented by Newton &
'The State made ont a clear case against
the( defendant. The defense was that
Jesse Hughes was incompetent to make
his first contract of maruiiige with Miss
B()ren, both (in account of being so
young, and brceanse he never could( nmake
a goed trade, nearly always getting
ch .ated. It was proved that he was
now al out 18 years of age. -His father
testified that his boy Jesse rever had
been right-always laid peculiar ways
never- liko other children. Mr. John
GIareway for the defense testifies that
the defen(dnt was very easy~ controlled
about manking trades, a man might per
snuade him to do anything. Never was
bright. I would hire to work a day
for fifteen cents.
TV. II. Glasseway was sworn, but said
he knew v'ery little about him.
Mr-. Belie HIisi testified that the dea
fenidanit had curious ways, sometimes
golig 03n 1e a man11 that did not have
good senuse, lbt. lie coi d not say the de
fendant did nt have e;aod sen ce.
Th'e Sheriff tea1ith 'd that thme doC.
fendant haid swaippedl pants withI a negro
since he bied beln in jail, and thIirew his
u-impenders away thle day lie wasarriested.
lie thlonighlt lie br.d I miensM ways, bult lie
col 1not Say the udefer.dant w as an iit
Rev. J1. ]). Wilren rcealled by the
State, testified that at thle time oif the
defendant's first miariage lie did not aserm
to be bright, seemed ca1eless~, anud easTy
to be conitrolled1 and1 in ihienced.
p)roposition fromn the Iestinmry that the
hirst marriage) wais void, havirg b)een eni
tered io be f are the defendanut was fear.
teeni yearims old, the commnoni law age of
consent, Section 2587 of the General
Stafum4s. Thme Solicitor insisted that
I-hiM was niot aipplioa,,lo as the con1trct
wail olhy vo)idable.I-(t Void, aind there
was~ no evidenIoo of ain efiort tou aroid
U-A oonmbratot. T[hat Sction 202t1 of lhe
(lenot.a Sttiti shiutddi govori and it
Ll?twnhiedt nu Jo
His Hlonor ohried the jurf tlat males,
Mnay contract marriage at the-age 9f four.
teen and females at twolve If they
found the defendant had contrti' t'hi
first marriage before lie was fourteen
And had not by not or word confirmed or
ratifled it since becoming fourteen years
of age, he was not guilty. The jury re
tii'n6d a verdict of "guilty with a reco.
Mendtien to mercy." Mr. Robinson
gave notice of a motion for a now trial.
Edward Wawhington colored, plead
gialty to the charge of bigamy. He wAd
senteliced to the penitentiary for aii
John Cannon, colored, plofid guilt+ tV
carry ing concealed weapons and wastAn&l
$25 or three moithis in the peniteutiary:
L. C. Byrd, Joe Foster, Toney SiAith
and Janies Ware, all colored; haiting
been bound over to appear as witinC'14es
at the last term of court, and having
failed to appear, were arrested 6n b6'cnh
warrants. They appeared before the
court but could give no sufficient ex6use
and so forfeited their per diem and milet
age and warn"d n1ot. to (10 so Ahain 11poil
paii of getting themselves Into much
The vase*against Citry Alle'n, colored,
for stealing gods froid a Rielimoid &
Danville car at Central; oocupied tle'
forenoon session on Tniiiisday. The jury
returned a verdict of ndt guilty. The
defendanit was representei by Mr. Jas.
L. 0. Drymnan pload guilty to the
chargo of grand larcony tiud statutory
Roe Keith and Will Hagood, two
colored youths, appeat-ed aid plead
guilty to carrying condealed weapons.
These two were at onco senteuced to pay
a 11ue of $25 eacl and forfeit the weapon
to the State, or l'o confined in the peni
tentiary for a termn of three months. .
The ease State vs. W. 1). Wiggins. for
munrder is ill progrvss as we go to press,
a inili report of which will appear next "
-Mr. J. E. Cox of Greenville colfity;
circulated inaong his Pickens friend-i dil.
-Mr. Thos. Parkins reports cotton
bolls as large as full grown walauts.
-Hion. W. C. Benot, of Abboville,
and candidate for Congress from this
district, was in town last Tuesday.
-Mr. Sam Brown, of the Field aec
tion, 1111 a curiosity in the shape of a .
calf with two heads, four eyes, &c., all
-Most of the candidates for county
offices were in town last Mn(ay. It is
thought thit the county campaign will
open in about two or three weeks.
Mrs Maragret E. Woolbright, wife of
J. P. Woolbrighit, who lives near Wast
miniister died Monday night the 7th
iist.., about two o'clock. Mrs, Wool
bright had been seriously ill only a fow
days and her death was a shock to her
-Our County Commissioners stato N
that-it is not their fault that the old a
Pickcn. bridge on Keo'wee, is not. rebuilt. .t
They state they aro reat, -.t any tine to
replaco it with a wooden te iron Rtrue- 1
ture, but do not wiit to put in a cheap t,
flat to drown people or cause the loss of
Ini fact my ent ire stock MUST GO at
MRS. A. R?. BLACK,,
31t Mainu Street.
AT THE "CORNER"
Main and Sardine Sts,
Yrou wsill find, wvho?
Good Flour, Sugar, Coffee and Mo
lasses sold Cheap by
Cigars, Tobacco, smoking and
chewing, at prices to suit yeu, by
Tire, bolt and rod iron, Pl,wn and
Plow Stock and Traces, low (down for
for spot cash, byd
Hlooc', Mat tocks,, S4hovels, Spades, a
Ril'iiKob and Pa:l kin any style
or sie ; Pots, Ovens, Ketlem, "Spid.
ers" and evor-ything neededi b3tyou at
N IX'M ?
IUY Goods aind Notions, Tin and
Glass WVaro and Crockery, at
N IX'S !
lNeedlecs, 3 cents a paper; pis 2
een ts a paper; Taucks, I cnt a paper;
wr ii mg 1p~pr, 3 cents per' qulire; en.
velopes, 4 ents per~ pack ; spool1 cot
ton 2 cents per spool; slates 3 cent~s
each: garden seeds, 2 cemus per pat
per'; family flourt, $3 25 per barrel; a
good claw hammer for 15 cents.
W. t. NIX,
feltl & Luehy, S. C.
Alse oSeerii rairs Lad
A Few Dozen Mei' haslE
We lane not, waited til
re goods you ineed mkow,
ence these offered Burgal
Nice Line or auddles, M
The Best -teel Nails, am
You will always 11id at
We ivant your trade, av
(OW DRAW A LINE!
Blow your breath on my neew pock
-knives, spit behind the door, throiu
our 'Obacco qud(h; amony the sh.oe
nd nails, sleep on the counter, ehlit
'e on the chairs, turn the iNolasse.
)ose on. the floor and yoir dogs ii
rie meat bo.r, and make yoursel
omfortable in every other ima.-i
le cay a/(t this store, but for the sak
f sujiering humanity and fo~r thi
timanacker's sake stop thait politica
'ow.yow around this corner; pic)
ut the best a.ee, ask if nre hare ani
4eese or overcoats, sit on thec hats
ut the plows on the show case an<
huirt tobacco juice in the cat's eyr
uet stop ftem "argymnents," or you'l
ear the bells ring and thec horn blows
nad don't forget ftat there are bar
ains here in Straim THas dnud othey
unn mer Goods.
NAow is the tinme f4r Suigar an
.Don't forget that t/his is the pldes
r the best coflee; bdth .lluto atu,
Not alteayis the largest stock an1(
uwest prices, but just as ay
mid low, as any?. Prsoper) terms.
roper treat ment, don't wanit f/iccarth
on't kick a man tehen he's dowen.
A few piie.ien I otftonades, Cheapq
mati lot of WhT/ite G.oodsanud Timd,
aings to elee (dut. Aice lot of ,Sanu
ier .Dress Goods and iShoes.
Large lot of Flour at f/he old prie
Ifeue bushels l'cas lit. Call earl
4Ai/" Doors closed at six .'clock thi
aonth. Don't forget this, and rememi
ecr that thiere'si always plenty of sont
W. T. McFALL
Cattle and ('olta Wantecd.
I will pa1y casho for a unmhor of younj
ry cows ando heifei-,- ando colti4, fron
no0 to' two years old.
Also, two fine mnlea N>r salo' at reason
Apil 14th, 1890.
Corner of Court and .Jackson streete
'o. 1413, oneC minute's walk from Nea
ourt IHouse. Special rates to Allanc
copie MIUN. NZ A. OJREEN,
July 3tf Grvecuville, N. C.
kAr.nqA JAI tt .A yli
Lawns and Other DRE
Be Sold at Any PricE
Ies' Finle S32oe., lia 'luee and141
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I tlmings are ovid qW sesion to
xamd we mkeed your CasI, you
'ridlem a1d Iluggy Iaadr1tclKs*
d Ifforse and "Neule -shoes.
ourm tore the Choicest firoc
id every eol'rt khaill 06 mind
P4 Ctrom! ours. i
NOV i0|| i f
F. W. PC
-3' First..Chiss wor)k
All ouar MYaterlsal In. Ne a asati ol
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TH STANAR Ft
v a sp lid lot of tat if( a , hbed-sitead eI
eY 1ee liive." 'one of tlheet hivyes maide.
htIth futrni ir andi h ir o '.(~. n nil t i.
SS GOODS that Musi
vI. a laIos g it . a.
Ired 11ce4 prices os I aaa t Iacy
A. Corn alld yoolg, Ch('is.
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