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VOL. XXII _ WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER g%187U ~~ ~~~ NO. 30.
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ie Doctor and the Dressmaker.
BY BELLA FRENCH.
The Doctor came first to our village
was a tall, dark, sour looking indi vi?
ii, a little on the shady side of forty,
called himself a widower, and was
ther handsome too, but for all that
girls failed to ?et their caps for him.
generally the case where single
itlemen take up their abode io our
I don't think that he got many ps
;t:ts at first, for ali he had a sign with
M. Rose, M. D., in gilded letters,
H>ve the door of his office.
He bad not been io our village more
lan a mouth when Mrs. Wiggins, the
ressmaker, arrived, and fitted up a shop
litt opposite the doctor's office.
The dressmaker was also tall and
irk, but unlike the Doctor, she had a
;aked nose and sharp black eyes.
They were a strange pair, fur, though
ley never spoke to each other and
[either owned to having made the
jither'? acquaintance, they took care to
irow themselves in each other's way,
[nd by their actions to show their coo
?.mpt for each oilier.
If the doctor chanced to be passing
[he dressmaker's shop slam would go
door in his face, and if the drcss
jaker chanced to be passing the doctor's
Office f he woithy Al D, would turn
iway as though disgusted beyoud mea
.Pgtople soon saw the two were trying
annoy each other, and some of the
lischievously inclined resolved to help
One morning we were all astonished
it seeing the doctor and dressmaker had
Exchanged signs. This made couside.a
)le ?port, for neither of the two seemed
know anything about the matter.and
>f course no one took the trouble to io
Now it happened on that day that a
couple of strangers came into our village
from the couti try. They had been
married but a few weeks, and the fond
husband, as soon as he cadd to town,
purchased a nice dress for his bride.
.I think Charlie," she said, ''that I
j will have it cut by a dressmaker before
go i ni: home, for I might nor get the
chance again for a mouth." .
.'Very well, my love," returned the
husband. "There is ooc just ahead of
us ; you can step in there."
"Aod there is a aoct"r's sign on thc
other side, Charles. While I am getting
my dress cut you can drop in at the
doctor's, and get that mediciue for Mr.
"So I can, Julia, for I am glad that
you reminded me of ic, or I should have
And the two parted, one going into
the doctor's office with her dress, and
the other into the dressmaker's shop to
procure some mediciue.
"Hem !" coughed the latter, bowing
before Mrs. Wiggins ; "is your busbaud
at borne, madam ?"
"And pray win, told you I had a hus?
band, biri"' was asked in return.
"Hem! a mistake-your brother, I
mean," apologized the young man
"My brother? I have no brother."
."Well, it is the doctor I wish to see,
"The doctor, sir ! Do you mean to in?
sult me ?"
"Why, no. I saw the sign and"
"You must be drunk !" she exclaimed,
indignantly ; "mine is a dressmaker'!
"I beg your pardon, madam, but let
me request you to read for yourself, ano
you will find that"
"As if I don't know what is on mj
own sign ?" she interrupted, rising
hastily and going to the door.
"The wretch !" abe cried, as her eye?
rested on the doctor's name. "To think
that he dared do such a thiug ! i'll teal
his eyes out!"
While this interesting scene was being
enacted at the dressmaker's, another nc
less so was transpiring at the doctor's
Wheo Julia left her husbaud, sht
tripped up stairs aud knocked lightly ai
the door of the doctor's office.
The worthy M D. answered thc sum
mons in person.
Supposing him to be the husband o
the dressmaker, ehe made known he
business at once, by saying, "I cami
sir, to have a dre-s cut."
"A dress cut? he repeated in astonish
ment, "i don't cut dresses."
"Ah sir, I beg pardon, I thought tba
Mrs. Wiggins resided here."
"Mrs. Wiggins! No, indeed, ma'am
- that amiable person holds forth oi
the other side of thc street. Though i
you don't want your dress spoiled yo
better keep away from her."
"Dosen't she have any sign," aske
the little lady wonderingly.
?'Why yes, don't you see it?"
The doctor popped out his head, bo
instead of reading Mrs. Wiggins, b
read A. M. Ross, M. D.
"Thunder sod lightning?" he ex
claimed, "she bas been stealing m
"And you have been stealing ber
judging from thc name at the door," n
DOWD weot the doctor io a heat <
passion, aod giving ooe glance at tb
dressmakers sign, he tore it from i
fastenings, and bearing it in bis bane
made bis way across the street,?t tb
very moment that Mrs. Wiggins mad
tbe discovery of bia sign banging i
"How dare you, madam"-he erie"
"hov dare yon play such a trick c
me?" throwing the bit of painted tin i
"How? dare you play sn eh a trick c
me" she exclaimed io tura, graspic
the sign which boog at her door, an
easting it ai him with all ber might.
"I, madam; wouldn't piek op yoi
sigo io the street, so don't imagii
that I would pot it at ny door."
"And ? To?ld as quick totic
as aoything bearing your nara
'?A weak subterfuge, ma dan
"A weaic subterfuge, alf."
"If you put your sign at
again, I shall throw it i ato tl
.'If you put your sign at
again, I will put it into the fir
"And you need not mind g
me all the time from your
Your face is not so attractive, ns
me, though goodness knows
never look out but I see it
"Which proves, sir, that
looking for it. Indeed you ar
sprawling ont before that wind
if I ?ry to keep my eyes away
bark, to take notice of you."
"lam not a dog, madam, thc
must be a cat, judging from
y?u purr about your custo
"Not more than I detest you
"I. want none of your slang."
"And 1 want none of you.s."
"Go into the house aod mi
business, don't you see what
crowd your IcDg tongue is
"lt is your own toogue that i:
:hem this way "
"1 should think that it was
your tongues, said the farmer.
"Indeed !" exclaimed il rs. V
flouncing into the house.
"Indeed !" echoed the doctor,
away in disdain
"I think dear," said the far
his wife, "that we will go el:
for what we wish."
"Yes, Charles, I will not pi
either of them."
j And the young wife too
husbands's arm and the two
away from thc crowd . of ti
This incident was the towo tal
whole week, and, in the meautiu
people made up their minds th;
Wiggins Hind Dr. Hose must be i
way related, but how they cou
All were anxious to learn son
of the two, consequently the
found more patients and thedrcsi
more work in her linc, thau eithet
have done otherwise.
But the mischievous one wi
changed the signs had succeded s
in makiogsport, that be resolved
av.aio. Accordingly, one momin
dressmaker received the lol
"Will the fair Mrs. Wiggins ]
the writtr of this epistle for dari
j address her ? Ile has seen and at
, her, and wishing to make her ac
tunee, takes this way to iutroduee
"If the fair Mrs Wiggins is iu
to look favorably on his suit, shi
please ad Jess a reply to Hers t ru
"A. P. BLAIH
And the same morning that the ?
maker received the above, the c
came in possesion of a neat, perf
uote, which informed him that a 1;
that vi.l?ge had become charmed
his personal appearance and wisht
open a correspondence with him.
note was signed "Agoes Avery."
1 Ol course both these epistles wc:
swered, and both answers (ell ?uti
bands of thc funny mau who hap:
to be the clerk of (he post office.
A correspondence between him
[ i the two followed, which, of course
j very amusing ; but he was obliged t
, j it at last, for both the doctor and d
I maker were anxious for au ?uteri
she, with the Adolphus who had be
r enamored by her charms, and he
, the fair lady who felt such au int
' io him.
t The correspondence had been ca
. on about three weeks, when one dat
' dressmaker received a letter full of
aird snch nothings, but which e
* "I with very much to see you,
Mrs. Wiggins, but the doctor over
* way keeps such a sharp watch th
,' have been fearful lest he has a |
claitu Indeed, he has been koowi
declare that he would murder the
who would dare marry you So
r see. my love, wc must be very can
r I will avait you to night at preci
8 o'clock, on the road near the one i
bridge. Come disguised, for fear
doctor might be following. Wea
blue veil aud I shall know you. Gc
t by until then, dearest lady.
"From your admirer,
"A. P. BLAIBE.
* While Mrs. Wiggins was gas
r smilingly upou the bit of note pt
u which she held before her, the Do
sat io his office, reading th'e foll
"As j ou seem to be so anxious foi
interview, I have resolved to grant
it one to-u ght. Meet me at eight o'cl
on the road near the one-mile bridge
shall come disguised, and wish you
do the same, for fear that we may
watched, I will wear a blue Teil, :
^ you may put a rose in your cajp. T
8 each may recognize the other with
"Till i.o night, gooc-by. A. A.1
)f The Doctor rubified bis hands aa
^ "I am glad !" he exclaimed ; "g
jg that everything happened just as it d
|e glad that we bad the quarrel ; yes, g
I about everything."
ltj That evening the Doctor left
office precisely half-past seven o'elo
j tod took bis way toward the ooe-n
at "I will be there early," he mosed
he walked along. "It is very \
," comfortable for a lady to have to n
IZ ont OD a lonely road ai eight, and tl
? she night be noticed."
Fifteen minutes after the doctor I
ir left hie office the dressmaker, attired
ie t snit of deep mourning glided ?ii
her shop sod took her wsj ap the rt
, io the same direction that the doctor
"I have the blac veil safe io my pock
et," she said to herself, "bat I wii? not
put it on until Iget beyond the village,
for fear I may attract attention. I do
wonder what sort of a chap that Blaire
is ? A good looking one I dare say, and
if he is well to do io the world, I shall
cease to regret that quarrel with-pshaw,
I never did regret it."
j On she walked in the soft summer
! twilight, thinking of the past, tbe
present, and the future.
It was nearly a mile to the bridge, and
the shadows had deepened, and the stars
had come ont in the clear sky above,
ere she reached the trusting place. At
last a be id in the road brought her in
sight of the bridge and also of the doe
tor, who was walking along momentarily
j expecting to greet the lady who bad
become so interested in him..
As soon as Mr's. Wiggins distinguish?
ed the form of a man in the road .before
her, she thought of her veil, and, taking
it from her pocket, she threw it over her
As the doctor observed the token of
recognition, he rushed forward with ex?
tended hands exclaimed :
"My dear Agnes, this meeting gives
roe the greatest of pleasure !"
"Afjnes!" echoed Mrs. Wiggins
mentally. "Surely the man must be
going crazy. My name is not Agoes
and I never signed myself so in the
world. However, I will not pretend to
notice the mistake, for mistake it must
be." Then aloud, "I am sure Mr. Blaire
that the meeting is as great a pleasure
to myself as to you, and-"
"Mr. whom did you say?" interrupted
"Why, Mr. Blaire of course," returned
"I fear yon are making game of me
Miss Avery "
"My name is not Miss Avery."
"And mine is uot Mr. Biaire."
"But you wear thc blue veil, madam."
"And you told me to wear it. sir.
"I told you to wear it? Why you
i?formed me that you would wear it
yourself, and desired me to wear a rose,
as I have done*"
"You are mistaken, sir."
"I tell you that you are the one who
"And are you not Mr Blaire ?"
"No but you must be Miss Avery."
"I tell you I am not."
"Ah ! now I recognize your voice.
How could I be mistaken when hearing
the squeaking voice ot Bens Wiggins."
And how could I be mistaken when
hrariiiii the bear like growl of that de
I testable Doctor Hose ?"
, "Madam, this is a piece of impudence
which I wjll never forgive. How dare
you write to me ?
I "IIuw dared you write to me ? I
; oever would have answered the letter
if I had supposed Mr. Blaire aud you
WvTc the same?
'*IIow dared you address yourself to
me under a false name ?"
"I did not address you under a false
name, but you addressed yourself to me
under a fal>e name."
Here a giggle, which came from a
clump of bushes near at baud, startled
"Ha! wc are watched,"exclaimed the
"Say, rather, that we are the viotims
of a stupid joke," said Mrs. Wiggins,
"Why some one must have been
writing to both of us."
"Zouuds, I believe that you are right.
They are even now enjoying our dis?
"And I shall not dare to show my face
io the village agaiu."
And Mrs. Wiggins began to cry.
lier tears seemed to affect thedoetor,
who said after a pause.
'-Bess, I have often thought that we
were very foolish to quarrel on oar
"So have I'" she sobbed, "but it was
you who run away."
"I know it, bot I loved you, else I
should not have followed you."
"True, so you must. Strange the
thought never occurred to me before
Why didn't you tell mt."
?'Me tell you ! Why ie weald have
been very uobdaylike."
"So it would. Of what was I think
ing, I say, Bess. I am glad some one
took the business in bind for os. Aren't
"And now let us commence where wc
left off on the night we quarreled-ot
in other words let as go back to th?
village and unite our destinies as wc
once intended to do."
"But you will not get angry and rut
off again if I chance to wear a rost
given to me by another gentleman. Wil
"No Bees, neither will yon wear :
rose giveo to yon by another gentleman
Take off your hine veil and accept ra;
arm, and we will walk back to thi
The dressmaker did as she was re?
quested tod the two walked away to
The next morning, there was a mai
riage in our village, and before nigh
the dressmaker's sign was down, o
rather replaced by another, whose neal
gilded letters were so arranged that th
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Jos. E. Bussell &~Co.
General Commission Merchants,
WILMINGTON. N. C.
PARTICULAR ATTENTION PAID
TO THE ?ale of NAVAL STORES,
COTTON, BACON and other country,
Liberal Advances made on Consign?
Oct. 21 6
GUVS, GUNS, GUNS.
Double and Single Barrel Guns,
Breecbloading and Muxxleloading Guns,
of English, French and German, manufacture,
AT ALL PRICES?
Single Guns at ?2 50, $4.00, $6.00, $5.00,
$17.00 to $20 eaeh. Double Guns from $7.00 to
Pistols, Pistols, Pistols.
Smith A Wesson, Colt's, Al'en's, Sharp's, and
all the popular and approved kinds.
Animmution for Guns,
Pistols and Rifles.
Sportsman's Goods of
BEST QUALITY ANO AT LOWEST PRICES.
Country Merchants and Sportsmen are invited
to call and examine oar large and well selected
stock of the abor? Goods, which we import
direct end buy from the manufaetnrers. We
guarantee quality equal to, and prices aa low aa
any responsible bou?e io this country.
Orders by mail filled promptly, and sent by
express, C. 0. D.
POULTNEY, TRIMBLE & CO.,
200 W. Baltimore Street,
Aug 30-7m_BALTIMORE. MD.
NOAH WALKER & CO.
Celebrated Clothiers ol
Announce tba Introduction of a oian of ordering
CLOTHING AND UNDERWEAR
BY LETT Ed,
to which they call your special attention.
They will send on application their improved
RULES FOR SELF-MEASUREMENT,
and a full line of samples from their immens?
stock of CLOTHS, CASSIM ERES, COAT
I KOS. SHIRTINGS, Ac, Ac, thus enablinj
parties in any part of the country to order thei
Clothing and Shirts direct from them, w lb tbi
certainty cf receiving garments of
The Very Latest Style
And Most Perfect Fit
(soo ls ordered will ba sent by Express to an
part ot thc country.
As is weil known throughout the Soother
States they bare for FORTY-THREE YEAR
tn all departments of their business, wbieh is
?ubatautial guarantee as lo the character of tl
Goods they will send out.
A large ?nd well-assorted stock of
always on band, together with a full line of
including all the latest Novelties io Design, and i
When Goods are sent por Express COI
thar? will ba no collection charge ?n amounts
$20 nod over
Rules for Self-Maasurement, Samples
Goods aad Price List sent fr?* oa application.
The atteoti a of ta? Tcado is invitad to o
WHOLESALE DEPARTE.Y F * .not* u al?
ways kept ap lo tko highest standard.
NOAH WALKER A CO.
Msnufactar.rs aad Dealer* ia Mea's and Boj
Clothing and Furnishing Goods, cither ready
made or made io order,
165 and 167 Baltimore Street,
COLUMBIA, 8. C.
THIS new aad Elegantly faraisaad Kati
lisa?eat, ska* ted h> tba barine** midst of Soi
Carolina'* Capitol, afford* tim as?? aad mi
pleasant accommodations i? tba oily.
WM. GO&MAN, fropieior.
J. D. Kirana, Cackler.
THE INGREDIENTS THAT
COMPOSE ROSADALIS arc
published on every package, there?
fore it is not a secret preparation,
PHTSICIiyS PRESCMBE IT
It is a certain cure ibr Scrofula,
Syphil?3 in all its forms, Rheuma?
tism, Skin Diseases, Liver Com?
plaint - and ali diseases of tix
02O 20T7L2 C7 ECSA2AL!:
will do more good titan ten boi'Jcs
of the Syrups of Sarsaparilla.
THE UNDERSIGNED PHYSICIANS
I ia ve used Rosa dalis in their practice
for the past three years and freefy
endorse it aa a moble Alterative
and Blood Purifier.
DR. T. C. PUG TT, of Baltimore.
DR.T.J. BOVKI.V. "
DR. R. W. CARR. "
DR. P. 0. PANNKLLY, '?
DR. J. S. SPARKS, of NicholasTllle,
DR. J. L. McCARTHA, Columbia,
DR. A. B. NOBLES, Edgecomb, X. C.
USED ABD ENDOESED BI
J. B. FRENCH & SONS, Fall River,
F. TV. SMITH, Jackson, Mich.
A. F. WHKELEU, Lima, Oiiio.
B. HALL, Lima. Ohio.
CRAVEN ?t CO., GordonsTin*?, Va.
SAM'L. G. MCFADDEN, Muxfrees
Oar space "viii not altos- of any ex.
tended remarks in relation to the
virtnesof Bosadalis. Tothe Medical
Profession we guarantee a Fluid Ex*
tract superior to any they have ever
used in the treatment of di^sasrd
Blood ; and to the afflicted vc say try
Rosada! is, and you will be restored
Rcaadalis ls sold by all Drnrgists,
price $1^0 per bottle. Address
IS. CLZBSSTS & CO.
SIXTY-FIVE FIRST-PRIZE MEDALS AWARDED.
KNABE & CO.
Grand, Square & Upright
These Instruments have been before the Public j
for nearly Thirty Years, and upon their excel
lenee alune attained an unptrckatedprc empierre,]
which pronounces them unequaled. Their
combines great power, sweetness and fine sing?
ing quality, as well as great parity of Intonation, j
and sweetness throughout the entire scale.
is pliaat and elastic, and entirely free from the ]
stiffoess found in so many Pianos.
thej are unequaled, using none but the very
bett SEASONED MATERIAL.the largecapital
employed in <>ur huoin>ss enxl.ling us to keej.
continually an immense stock of lumber, Ac, on j
fit* All our SQUARE PIANOS have our!
New Improved <:VKRSTRI>G SCALE and thej
pit* We would call spee:al attention to oor |
lats improvements in tl RAND PIANOS AND
SQUARE GRANDS, PATKSTKD Ace. 14, 1
which bi ing the Piano nearer perfection thar, i
j has yet been attained.
Every Plano fully Warranted for Five
We have bade arranjtemcnfs for the SOLE
WHOLESALE AGENCY for the m-st Celebrated
PARLOR O? GAN'S and MELODKONS. which
wa offer Wholesale and Retail, at Lowest Factory
irn. KN A DE & co.
Sspt 6- _ ly
B?Y DIRECT FROM THE
Th? Largest Stock and Lowe t Prices lu be
found in tb? ."ou>h anywhere.
Sept S Sm
H. G. VICKERY,
PORK, BACON, LARD,
AXD BULK MEATS,
NOS. 43 and 45 LIGHT STREET,
Lai-te Assortment of BRIGHT SMOKE!
MEATS constantly on hand. Oders solicited
L PASSANO & SONS,
ISroBTKMS AVD naALKMS IN
Fancy Goods, Woolens
Trimmings and Small Ware*
26b W. Ballimore Street.,
Sept S - ?n>
T. J. MAGRUDER &C0
WBOLBSALB DlALKR? AMD MAXtrACTVUERS J
Boots, Shoes and Brogans
NO. 1 a ANOVKR ST ll E K 1
First Ron-? Pr?ro Baltimore Street,
Sept 4--_ Sw
I? Hearty Old Virginia Welcom
I AWAITS YOU AT .
HEWITTS GLOBE HOTEI
JOB WO MK
PROMPTLY EXECUTED AT TUE
The Sumter Watchman,
- IN Tit i: -
Higliest Style of thc Art.
m tullin " Jim II- i ?jy^.-.n.n ??-??;
New York Advertiseuieuts.
W. A. RANiOM & CO.,
Manufacturers and JoKbcrs of
BOOT J M0> SHOES,
138 and 140 Grand Street,
Warren A. Ransom, Aaron r. Ransom,
Darius W. Geer. Robert H. Boyd,
Sent 20 Roi
PORTER, DAY & CO.
Wholesale Dealers in
BOOTS ? SHOES
(3d dojr above Metroji>l::an Ilote!,)
Truman II. Porter. > p Q poX "
Warren H. Day. >
Tbomas N. BriAtnkt, ) New Y?rk.
Sept 6- .'ita
JOBS F. ss-YMorR. non RT W. SKYM H R.
JOHN F. SEYMOUR & CO,
IMPORT?. RS OP AND DR.LERS IM
78 Warren St., New Fork.
Keep> a Large and well select.: 1 Stv<-k which
we offer on the roos' reas<>:.aol>- revins, arni at tiio
lowe't market raies. Special attention given to
Sept 20 Gin
HlJRDjMiLLER" & CO.
MANUFACTU R ERSfAXD i M I'M RTE LS
BRIDLES, COLLARS AC.
FINE SADDLERY AND SADDLERY
Two doors above Metropolitan Rote!
W. J. Vereen, of South Carolina,
AXDER>0>, STARR & CO.
MANUFACTURES TAINO WHOLESALE
Southern Market Only.
502 AND 504 BROAD W A Y,
Opposite St. Nicholas Ilute),
Sept 20-im NEW Y<?l. IC.
T. F. WESSON, with
Moore, Jenkins & Co.,
WINES, LIQUORS AND TOBACCOS.
127 it 129 Franl-h'n Sim?,
Cr. OL'. ?)4 .?? 9G? ir.?roQtlKW
.JAMES M. MOORE. )
RAYMOND JENKINS, f Yew York,
il. SIDNEY ll U'i ll LS. j
^ept 6 - 6m
FRANCIS HARRAL, of ?. C. with
1??ULF0RD ? SPRAG?E,
Importers ?nd Wholesale I>ot";?'-- in
Hardware, -Cutlery, (?uiis,
AND HEAVY *:?>< I>S.
35 Chambers Street,
6T READE ST RE KT,
NEAR BROADWAY*, Xew York.
Sept 6- *TI
How3ll & Bourke,
MAMITACTI ui.H> "P
FACTORY, 23d A SANSOM S i K Ki ! S.
Office, Cor. 4th and Market St.
Samples sent to the Trade.
PAPER SOLD A T RETAIL
I Se;.t6- Iv
I Agricultural Implements.
STEEL ?AS! i: 'X
? P LO WS. _ PLO V S.
MOUE'S CELEBRA TED CLO W'S.
' j CAST IRON. WROUGHT IRON S S D
j STEEL PLOWS, ofeeerv de>cr>ti a.
I t'ORN SH ELLE RS f>r hand ->r h re |..??.cr
' C ff?e ?>..! itraio
' j Straw And .?'tait. Co t-r- Gr.--- t tv:!??.
lt->ri>e Powor?, Tl.r.-r-:u^ M&< Nu--.
* ! Sugar Mi!!?. CeitswwS. r>. ll r
r; (Wn Piai.tent, Cart.v W ???o*, ?Vl.?*?i. ?if W
Gin (Senr. Pi?w 'i?j??.
i C-i'ton a'ol >?."?? fru.-i??. C"tt >n Scraper!
i B i>s .rd S*<c>> anti Bull T?rjc-*-?.
, j Oa S.i"?e??. t own*. Ce.??* Pre-set*. A<*.
'|t;UANO, BONE DLST nod ..the Ker i:.IT,
? ai very 1 .w pri.-es. JOHN MO?ittE.
! aug 28-3tn] lat V- .nr St Ne? Vj -
?I WILLIAMS. BTJKS-R,
,f; 142 PEARL STREET.
An-ust ? i