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TOWN AND COUNTY.
Friday Morning-, November 17, I87.
.50 A YEAR. AI1 IM AOVAKCK.
V PEKWSAL IKTEL LI(J!M E.
' . James A. Bailey, a merchant of Nashville,
wan in town Hunday.
J. C. Binford, of M urfreesboro, registered
here thin wt.
Hon. Wm. S. Fleming Is holding Chancery
Court at Dewisburg this week.
Major Frank . atthews, 01 ruiasai, alien
lH mir itniutM ti.r this Wee k .
J. A. Burton, 01 Nashville, who married a
Witnrv 1m.1v. niLHHi through here recently
Mrs. Balrd left Sunday afternoon to spend
the week In the country at ner lamer s.
We rrarl to hear that Mr. K. II. Sansora
in ill. We sincere! v hone to see him ou
W. J. Phillips, the popular proprietor of
the Trade Bazar, went to Naslivine weo
Stephen Ilerndon has returned fro n Mem
chis. where he has been spending some
.luili-e W. H. Timnions passed throu
here Monday ou his way to Lawrence burg
to attend court.
'apt. 1. 11. Craig, Clerk and Master, of
Way ue, was in town feuuuay. iie has our
thanks lor returns.
Mr. JuniusW'ilson and family have return
ed from Memphis. Mr. W. expects to make
h. hi future home.
Miss Mary Collier, who has been on a visit
to her late home in Decatur, Alabama, re
turned last mesuay evening.
Mayor John P. Blown went to Nashville
Tuesday, and registered at the Maxwell
House or that of lis owner.
Capt. John F. Wheless, of Nashville, who
was oauiy vounueu. at rerryvine, regisiereu
at tno kelson House one clay tnis ween.
Judge Timinons went to Lawreneeburg,
won his cause In the court, and returned
The Judife Is a first-class voung lawyer.
W.C.Bairu.of Bouisvllle.the handsome and
intelligent son of our fellow-citizen, Mr. J.
P. Bui. d, paid his old home a visit last week
liev. S. G. Caruthers has returned from a
two months' trip to Kentucky, where he
preached abundantly, and did good work
Col. J. W. Trotter, of Lewis County, paid
us a visit Saturday, lie is moititled at the
fact that his precinct went ltadicai at the
Miss Minnie Craig, of Pleasant Valley,
Giles County, is visiting her relatives, Capt
Simius Batla s lamily. We hope she may
have a plea.saut visit.
Miss Bellie Murray left for Nashville this
week to visit Airs. K- O. Walker. A certain
friend of ours Frank-ly admits that he Is
Miss Katie (Juarles. a charming and beau
tiful young lady from Kentucky, a daughter
of Mr. Garrett ouarlis, is visiting at Mrs.
Nat Y'eatuian went to It. I'leasant last
Sunday to carry Fletch Barnes the latest
news. He brought the beautiful Miss hi. M.
back Willi iiiiu.
Dr. J. T. S. Thompson has returned from
M ississippl, t place Inhabited by negroes,
luo-ijiiiiois and Bart Jenkins. Tne Doctor
will iciiiaiii in Maury now.
lr. Kui'iii! K Miillh and Ksq. J. F. Mor
tou went to Nashville .Sunday night to at
tend u meeting of the Urand Lodge F. & A.
A. W. South worth, ol Nashville, went to
Lewisbtug .Saturday, and found the people
wild with joy, tiring guns, and shooting otT
anvils, i tc, over Hie elecllou of Tilden.
Clark Jones was In town th's week. While
ou Hie tiain, a boy said he looked more like
ii preacher than Joe Krwin did Joe lauh
e, too much lor a preacher.
Mi.? Watu-rson, of Bedford County, Tenu.,
niece ol Mn- Henry Watterson, has beeu
visiting her Hiidesome cousin, Miss Caniu
Carr, ot this vlci.ilv- , ,.
Kdmund Biandoii.of Marshall Couiity.was
in town last Tuesday. He is a son ol I harles
Brandon, one ol the best ir?-" tnwl ever uv"
ed In Columbia. ... ...
I lev. 11. A. Jones has gone to McMiunvllle
on a isit. In his absence Key. T. ,-lDlxoii
will preach in his church next Sunday
morning and night.
w. in. Hughes leu .last aueruoon ior
Washington. He wi il return in a week or
leu days with (lis wile, who has been spend
ing home lime there with her relatives.
W. J. Webster, Ksq,., Col. N. It. Wiikes.and
G. T. Hughes. left Monday lor Bawreiice-
burg, lo attend Chancery Court, which con
vened the:e at that lluie.
Hon. John V. Wright returned from Ala
bama last week. The Judge did not get
hack in tune lor tne election, owing to the
sickness ol his little daughter who was In
Alabama, and tailing to make connection
with Hie railroads.
Joe Duggcr, ol Nashville, is visiting rela
tives in Hie city. Joe is oneof the shipping
clerks for the firm of Hugger t I.iudsley,
wholesale and retail confectioners of Nash
ville, and iiodoubt 1111s the position with
We regre j,, liear thatj our friend
Oeorge C. Taylor, Ksq., was accidentally
thrown from his horse near Culleoka last
Tuesday aft -moon, a. id quite seriously hurl.
We sincerely hope that he may soon Le up
Maj. Galloway returned from Keel Foot
Lake last Wednesday. He says Tilden Is
elected down there, lie renews his invita
tion lo I lie KdiK.i s of the Slate to meet there
the Hist week ill December.
Capt. P. 11. Craig, Clerk and Master, of
W a no, and Ksqiiu e Jacksou, of Wayues
Isiro, honored us with a call yesterday. Capt.
ling was a gallant solditr during the war,
mid is a model f icrk and Master. He and
Ihe Ksijii ire ai tended tne Grand Ltslgo of
Masons at Nashville.
John M-mey Gar.lt, of Now York, was in
town last wei,,and advised our men-hauls
no I lo gel their go, sis in 1'hiiadelpnia. Sir
John has two things of which he is very
lond a splendid diamond and asweethean,
Who is also a uiaiuuiid.
Major Thos. Hampton McKiuney passed
through here tnis week, on his way South,
in the lnteiest of the well known tobacco
ligiiM' ul Uco. F. A keni. tie is extensively
known, and sells t lie very best tobacco in
the market, and will no doubt build up
Hue trade. He formerly lived in Columbia,
tuid his numerous friends will rejoice lo hear
ot his success.
Cupt. G. W. Gilford went up to the train
last Sunday morning, and spoke to his old
vouimaudcr, Ucn. J. M. l'almer, on his way
to New Orleans, in the Interest of Tilden.
The Ueneral did not ciniuire ubout Bacou
Aldeisou, whom he hung lo a chiuiiua-piu
tree during Hie war; nor did he say iie was
sorry the hanging did not break Bacon's
We were glad lo meet our old friend Maj
.J. Harlun, ol Macon, Miss,, in town Wednes
day, l le has many menus and relations in
this county, who will welcome him. We
ho'o that I lie .Major may be induced lo re
turn lo this county, t he place ot his birth, to
live, lie says that he was; like all young
men w lieu he grew up, and thought thai he
knew nunc than his lather, and Iheretoie
was led U by the extravagant tales of the
lar South; iait like others, he has found out
Ham Potts, so long and favorably and pop-
ulari' known in Ml. pleasant as a nier
chant' anil V rank Moore, lor several year
,i mere hunt ol t oiiimhia, are clerking lor
illis. li A Co. Mr. Potts was a partner of K.
C Jiu-kson, ucivardly assassinated last jcurj
one ol the nicest men thai we ever knew.
a.nd in all his busnies relations, he is high-
toned and honorable, i ini Maury County
friends of these young men aid invited to
call anil sec tJioni ill theSplcndid Train Palace,
The black pin In the junior's hat wag
discovered in time Hunday afternoon to
mve his head. .
E. W. Gamble, though lie is oft" of the
square, Is still dclng a splendid business, H
has as fine a stock of groceries as can be
found any where. , TI
Though the election of Tilden and Hen
dricks H still in dispute, there Is no denial
UiatEmbry Frierson will sell you goods
at bottom figures. Call and see them when
.you come to town. ..... ..
on next Monday night Harry Robinson's
Minstrels will appear in Ham ner Hall. This
troupe is a favorite one in Columbia, and
will doubtless be greeted with a large audi
ence. L'ncle Tommy Douglass and wife have
the heartfelt sympathy of our whole com-
luunl y in the loss of their son Edward, who
was well and favorably known by ail. He
made a good soldier during the late war.
The members of the Shakspeare club,
since its re-organlzation after the summer
vacation, have become more attentive, and
are taking more interest in the study of the
writings of the great bard. The club Is com
posed fif some splendid material some of
its members are as well jiosted in English
literature as any one.
The Rv. D. C. Kelley, of Nashville, and
ol hers will assist Kev. Mr. Oruiau in a pro
tracted meeting here,legiiung next, Sunday
The Dr- is one of the very best preachers ii
the country and will attract large cougrega
lions to near mm,
X'n to Wednesday five miles of Jron rai
for the Narrow Uauge Kailroad, had arrived
The spikes are expected to-morrow, The
able and skillful Chief Engineer, "Maj. Fal
conett, and his assistants, have been work
iuu vigorously, and by the first of iS, tbi
road will run through to Jewisburg. Three
reserved .teats on the cow-cntcher havi
been spoken for. Eeu Dahuey, the best En
giueerou the continent, and Capt. Stone, as
COlKlueior uii win ue rii :e.
Andeison Cheatham (col.) came in yes
terday and rermsted us lo .-:iy that the refsirt
in circuiaiion inai ne was taaen nom in
Church and k lily dealt with,-n lastSund'i
uiglit. is ;alse and without any loundation
He says that Levy Brown the negro who
brought the report to the church that tli
disguised meu were coming lo shoot in th
Church, had no foundation for saying it
Tliat on the night spokeu of there was but
two white men there, who did nothing bu
try to hire hands to pick cotton. He sayt
that w bile meu often come to the Church
and listen quietly to the sermon, and when
no lakes up coiiociious tney always giv
The doors of the Cumberland Church
have been very much deiaced lately by
some one drawing pictures upon them. If
we are not mistaken, there is a statute
against thus defacing churches, making i
a criminal olleuse. The perpetrators of till
deed should be caught and punished. It is
probably done, however, by some thought
less boys, and we hope that upon their at
tention being called to it, that they will re
member, that ibis is the Temple of Uod, and
therefore should lie respected, and that we
will hear nothing moreol it.
Through the kuidmss of our friend
Jordan Ureen, we were shown through the
popu ar dry-goods bouse of A. itosenthal A
Bro.: and we must admit that we were as
tonished at tne amount and variety of
goods they keep ou hand. 1 neir slock of
clothing, boots, shiies and hats is complete,
and they can tit a person from the size of a
baby up lo the size ot our menu, v ol. mi
wller, with a full suit ol ciothes. They have
everything excellently arranged, keeping
samples down stairs. Jordan Ureen, and in
fact, an tne cierKS are pome anu ciever gen
Duncan Feters,a brakesman on the Nash
ville and Decatur Kailroad, was killed at
the deiiot last Friday, He had cut loose
some cars, and was in the net of climbing
to the top ol a box car, when ne snppea anu
fell, the cars ruuniug over one leg and arm.
culling them otf and mashing the other
arm and hand. He lived about two hours
after his unlortuiiKte accident. Air. Peters
was years old. lived here, and had Iieen
emnloved on the railroad lor some length
of time. He was a brother to Ta lor Peters,
and was well known and respected by the
People of Columbia. Joe Jacoljs had his
band mashed very badly the same day near
Duck Kivcr Station.
We understand that there will tie a ne
gro meeting iii town to-uighl to nominate a
candidate lor Mayor and Magistrate. 1th
tour Democratic candidates in the Held for
M'.'vor, there is danger of the negroes run
ning i't their man, as il takes them but a
night to r-oncen trate their forces they are
so well organized. Can't our Democratic
friends act discreetly, and by some means
agree upon one inf. u to match against the
opposition? We know it is hard lor a man
to give up even tne chance ol an election,
but the good of their puny and the interest
ol the town, demand that something sueuld
be done lo keep us from being forever dis
graced by having negro orticcrs, and espec
ially a negro Mayor. IiC-t these gentlemen
show their patriotism anil agree among
themselves, by casting lot or by leaving it
to a party of disinterested gentlemen. By
all means let something be done, for if a ne
gro is elected Ma or, the people will hold
the four candidates responsible for the dis
grace brought upon lliini,
a strons ReDnbllcan until, led bv the Marat
and the Robespierre of Congress, Thad fste
vens, and Ben Butler, It nrdertook to lm-
Keach President Johnson, because he stood
Ike a wall of granite aKalnst their efforts to
iiirome ana destroy the tsouin wnen he
left his party. His courso saved a pure
President from disgrace, and the country
from shame all honor to a statesman of
real moral courage to do right ! He some
what resembles. In stature, etc.. the lamen
ted statesman, Hon. James H. Thomas, de
ceased, uen. palmer was a great leader in
his party, and left it because of its corrup
l Ions. He is a massive, strong looking man
Judge Stallo, of Cincinnati, is a splendid
looking man a strong, handsome, cultured
man. Altogether it was the finest looking
body of meu that ever passed Columbia.
Col. iieesee says he never saw finer looking
men togeiner. it is a lamentaoie condition
of things, when citizens of otherHtates have
to go to a State to see the vote counted cor
rectly, but if it has to be done, we are sure
that th gentlemen passed here Sunday
will consent to nothing that is not Just and
SFBINU HILL ITEMS.
A KM INK I OWN.
That piilar salesman, Henry Cox,
now with the Southern J rude Palace.
There was a Ueniian at Mi's. Dr. Folk's
last Monday night, which was very much
onjoyed by the jMilicijHints.
Attorney Ueneral Fussell threatens to
send for rvery man lo come before the grand
Jury who has ou a new suit ol clothes.
Frank I lei ndon came out Saturday with
a sty hsii sujl ol clothes which lie purchased
lroni Enibry A Frleisoii.
The chin iiiiug widower went somewhere
Km. day nllcinooo. Ourcorrespondeiits will
iiltase keep a sharp lookout for him.
There will be a special term ol the Chan--ry
Court held here, commencing on Mon
day, the JTth day id' November.
Tne favorite serenading music of Tom
Jonesaud Jim Billiugtoii is "Ihe old grey
koosc," "ArUansKW Traveller," "Leather
Breeches," "Sally Uoodin, ' etc., etc.
Williams Tyler ure doing a thriving
business, selling out their immense stoek ol
goods ut cost. They are giving bargains
Bragg still continues lo cry "hurrah tor
Tilden anil Hendricks," with his stentorian
voice, which run be heard lor miles around.
Fieteh Hulues says he would have slay
il in tow n Friday night, but he knew Ihe
Boys would alt Is; 1m sleepy alter the spree
of the night before to talk to hlui, or rather
listen to hi in talk.
Vletorin Woodhull predict that there
Mill soon be war in this country, and that
the valley of tin-Mississippi wiil How with
l.lood up lo t ne bridle bits, she is behind
lli times. "Hrugg" predicted war several
4 'bafliii A. KushUiu have opened a staple
KDd fancy grocery store next door to the
Southern Tiade Palace. They are enter
prising gcti! lenicn, and we are satisfied that
Ihey nl do a splendid business. Success to
them. . , , , , i
W ben a geiitleipan takes a lady a hand
for a hat rack and hangs his hat on her
baud when she holds out lo shake hands
wil.i In in, wuiil conclusion Is a man lo
coiue to? ,
We call special attention to our Job of
Dco del artnieiit. We are now prepared to
do all kinds ol printing ou I he very shortest
notice. Legal Blanks of all kinds always
on hand, i.iw us a trial, and we will war
rant satisfactiou. .....
The congregation ut the Presbyterian
Church weie agneahly surprised Sunday
morning lohear the sweet notes of the cor
net accompany lug the organ. This is quite
an addit ion to the wetil music, for which
this choir Isalready noted. By all means
let the cornet be continued.
The house of Mr. Billy Williams, next to
Mr. Kuhn's residence. Is rapidly approaeh
ia completion. 11 will be quite an orna
itZeul. lithe two enterprising gentlemen
whoowli the lot opposite Mrs. Jones would
hmld -j vcral collages along there, thy
ould rtut well, and beautify that part ol
ihutowu very much.
w J Webster had on a new suit of
clothes Sunday, and we immediately accus
ed mol having won them on Tililen and
Hendricks, but Webster is above suspicion,
ind we will have to attribute It to his hav
?"agbeJ.i so ! successful in the Chancery
4Jourt, which hasjust adjourned.
John Hunter and Frr ice Nichols (the
latter better known us "Brut us' ) have Pur
chased Mr. Sim Wiiherspoou s confectlon
erv. and will hereafter carry ou this busi
ness under the tlrni name of Hunter v
Nichols. They are two nice aud deserving
arntleineu, and we hope they may be liber
iuiy patronized. All success to this new
a"ji voting ladv, beautiful and Intelligent.
TtiiiiK Iieau. She is a bruuette.and
the beau must be large, blonde preferred,)
,.,.,1 m, or past; must hate ki.iurt women and
rT.-i.ise oibers and know now to manage
TL... He must not be wep.ltny
itreat force of character.
uvfcii hie toi .vri,
"Lei thy chief 'ern:: bo of thine own
Kev. Joe Erwin weni to Nashville last
week to a meeting ol the Evenline Commit
tee of the Urand Lodge of the 1. C. U. T
Thev dil not ning.
Ueii.l'aln.er jia-ssed through he. eon Snu
day liioruing Inst on his way to New Or
leans. He was very desirous to know how
bis old irieud Bacon Alderson was getting
Mr. Tom Whittaker was made happy
last Sunday by the little Isiys putting in an
appeaiaiice ut his iiouse. Mr. Whittaker
named tlieni Tilden and Hendricks.
Kev. J. B. Erwin siyy, "It ever Alt, Hors
ley is married, he will be Vice-I'iesideut in
his .louse forever."
Tw o bojs of Culleoka, Yiiin y gan and
Austin 1'rewett, went hunting Salurdiiy,
and Vancy, shooting at a bird that flew in
the direction of Austin, put two shot in the
latter, one in his toot aud the other in his
ieii. Ko serious uamage uone. -oue oui
caieful boys should be allowed to use fire
arms. The above accident might have been
Last Tuesdey night, a negro named
Cheatham, it is said, made a short hiik at
Hurricane, telling the c. doled people that
they would have to prepure lor war the
Democrats were victorious, and were going
to put the colored people back ino slavery,
uud thai ne anviscu a general nuruing anil
murdering, elc. Un .Monday it was reported
by the negroes that Cheat iiain was nu -sing
and had been munlered by Kuklux. One
old negro on the square iu Columbia said,
" es, sail, tie Kuklux went up lo Uheat nam
in the night and told him il.it he had voted
wrong, mid he must die." All of this 1s l
lie U . Fitzpatrick suv Cneaiham Tucs
day morning, aud taiked with him. This
cock-and-bull stciry shows how malignant
some uettroes are, ana now creuuious iney
all are. Cheatham was toinierly a sort of
barber in Columbia, and alterwards took to
preaching uud politics.
niM KLLAMXH N H E.ttN.
Loi. Jerome B. Pillow oners to sell some
young 4 year magnolia trees, which he guar
antees to live.
Mr. Wm. Williams offers a desirable res
idence for rent. S-e his advertisement.
See laud sale of I). B. Cooper, Clerk and
Master, at Bailey's Station, December IX, 1.S76
see the advertisement of sale of valua
ble real estate by W. H. Timmons, in anoth
lyler Williams have tome specials in
our columns to which we call attention.
ihey are still selling their immense sotck
oi cioin ing at cost.
We call attention to the advertisement
of Mrs. Martin In reference to th- Nicbol
son Mills. These mills are conveniently
situated, and are valuable property. For
terms apply to Mrs. Martin, at the Institute.
See H Crone's advertisement iu auother
column, and look at bis prices. He 1." off
ing goous at Dotioni ngures, aud has on
hand a largeand well selected stock. Let
our readers remember to give him a call
when they come to town.
Head the soecials of that uniailnr drv
gooils house, the Southern Trade Palace. mill
be sure and call on them when you come to
town. i ney nave as nne a stock of dry
goisis as cau re iounu in any city south
Henry Cox is now connected with this
house, where he will be glad to see his
The china house Is quite a success. We
are glad to see these two young men doing
siicn a thriving business. They are new
comers among us and should be patronized.
The ladies have been crowding the store
since their opening. . They are receiving
new sets ol china everv da v. that are bv far
me premesi we ever saw. see tueir new ad
veitisement in another column.
-We call attention to the advertisement
orol. Duuniugton, which appeal's iu an
otner column, cold weather has come on
us, ami mere is nothing so cheerlul as a
imgiii coal nre. col. Dunntngton keeps on
nand all grades ot coal, and will fill all or
ders left at Dr. A. H. Brown's office, where
he can be found most of the time. If he is
not present, i nst write vour orders on the
slate, aud it will meet with prompt alien
Dr. B"ni. J. Harlan announces that he
has removed from New York City, and will
in the i u lure practice nis profession. He is
at the of nee of Dr. Towler. Dr. Harlan read
medicine under Dr. Theo. C. Frierson. went
to the Belvue College, N. Y., one year and a
naif, graduated, and then remained at the
Belvue Hospital, several years, also prac
ticing iu private families. This is the most
renowned hospital in America.and Dr. Har
lan had therefore splendid opportunities to
oeuome master Ol ms luuiessiou. eaDeciauv
in the surgical department. We welcome
nim to our city, as an important addition to
ine neaiers oi me people.
Ctni'llKLL (STATION I TE US.
..... I A ri'M U
must '"' Hrul.i ..,..1
For particular, -
Hut aUive all. he
nil hate and despise women,
Vinilual Court met here lost. Monday,
nmiua' , re presiding. Ihe
""'' ',.. ,,f our bar have been expeno
l?? "fhelr wp'Smoric eloquence all the
lug 'heir ' of t ne ij.r.orent crea-
week.iuthe , ' criminal Uvr of
tures, who will i iomiv'j . ,,,,
' ..... ' If uiicn
me counti .? ----- i
aiirtittw - . ,.he
make, them win """" , immoredlv that
wit; but he does u so 5-"
iivy can't gel mud.
Uen. Whltlhoi'iie's majority is s,.58'i.
"V Oman, let tny chief tu tor be of thine
Fletcli Barnes says the Kails, know they
aredeleatetl tlsjlisi"a dying naru."
We regret lo learn Hint Capt. James Alls
drews' band, theone with which he shakes
the hands of pretty girW, was badly hurt In
the premature discharge ol his cannon. A
man witli lilm had his eye blown out.
Uarrett "Dogon" Voorhies brought us
the bigget-t, Dnesl Irish potatoes we have
seen this year -they wertr immense. Uar
rett Is a success us a luisei of big potatoes
turn oig names.
What has become of Hon. Wm.S.Flem
ing s address that was to have been com
pleted ill Xwo u-eeks? The l ounty Court
made a lils rai appropriation some months
ago, to have this address pruned, uud we
have not seen a copy ol it up to this lime.
It is reiiorted thut the Louisville and
Nashville Kailroaii will soon get control of
the Mobile and Montgomery Koiul, which
will make 11 through line lroni loulsvillc to
Mobile, A la., under ihe con I rid of t his enter
prisiug company. It will then be the long
est line in I he L nlted States, and we will
bet the best road.
Kev. James A. Orman remains in -the
beam 1 lul parsonage at Columbia. His
praise is in nil the churches tor the zeal and
diligence displayed in completing the new
chinch. 1 1 la in the eternal lit nes of t hings
that the law of labor and reward should be
duly observed. It is the Master's rule, and
always works well. Columbia is now pre
pared for glorious warfare. May the slain
of the Lord be many. Coin niliin District Vi
rtctvry. The banner harlM-cue district was the
LMth. If gave tltt, en or more carcasses more
than Its quota. The good result was aehiev
t il by I he uct i vity of the chairman of the
committee, Capt, Joe A. Irs ine, who got on
his horse 11111I saw every man in the district.
Joe was one of I he suggesters of the burlie
ciie, and then leli nothing undone to make
it a success. The barbecue did a glorious
work in bringing t he party into one bin 1110
ntous brot herhtMid again.
After so tin posing a display ol roosters
111 the Amkkk a.n, there has b,eu a pretty
general demand from oi l Whig aud Demo
crat le friends, too, for a presentation of the
eritable old coon of the belter and purer
days ol Ihe republic. We regret lo say thut
we are quite out of coon. Not that the
"cHn" element is not pretty strougly repre
sented ill the Amkkk as l.nnily, from the
old Deaderick product where one of the
A M rKU'A N 's immediate aneetors resided
but liecause iu the vicissitudes of war and
coullagiatiou, i t cetera, the last vestige of a
ctKUi -cut has disappeared. Wt see that the
artist of the Columbia Jcrnfd rn .tfnif has
improvised one out of an inverted wood-cut.
We wish we were in dose enough reach to
borrow It for to-day's Issue, but our nailers
must lake the will for the deed. Amerien.
A uuiulier of our citizens went up to Ihe
train last Sunday inorniiig to see the dis
tinguished gentlemen .vho were selected to
go lo New Orleans to watch the counting of
the vote of 1iuisiana. namely, ex-Senator
Lvman Trumbull and ex-Uov. John M. Pul
nier, of Illinois; ex-Senator James K. Doo
liitlc, of Wisconsin; Senator J. E. MclKinald,
Hon. Uco. W. Julian, Uen. M. D. Manson,
and Uen. John I-ove. of Indiana: Judgt J. B.
stallo, of Cincinnati; Hon. W. T. Hamilton,
ol Maryland: ex-uovcrnor Stevenson, 01
Kentucky; all are Tilden men. There were
also two or three Hayes men: Ex-Uovernor
Noyes, Hon. Stanley Matthews, formerly of
tnis place, nud Hon. Job Stevenson, of Cin
cinnati. They had an elegant sleeping
coach all to themselves. Tim crowd of citi
zens regretted that Hon. W. C. Whitthorne
was not along, as lie km w all of t he distin
guished statesineu;bnl Judge J ohu V.Wright
recognistsl ex-tiov. si, ensoll, who was
glad lo see him, and called him "John ." Ex-U-v.
Trumbull was Introduced, aud was
what his great speeches 11ml i.-rii- conduct
in the Senate indicated bun lo la- a states
man of thu loftiest and gnuidest mould.
After looking into his noble luce we are not
surprised that he should hr'.ve severed his
connection wit li the Kepublican parte iu
the height of its pride, and power, mid he
one l its foremost leaders, all because he be
lieved It was doing unconstitu
tional mid unjust tilings, with such a lace
for him.Senator TruiiibullwasuMi.wto ,i
he did. lr. Kaius liked Uov. S'.evensou'.s
jUce it was so genial he Is evidently a
rreat elecfioneerer. Hon. tieo. W. Julian, of
Indiana, is a voungcr man than we expect
ed. We felt like going up to him :nd thank
ing In 111 fur making what .Mr. Wm. Park
says, the greatest speech of the late canvass
of ureal speeches it broke the backbone of
Mortonism aud bhsKly-sliirtism iu Indiana,
and saved the election. He has a massive,
brainy-looking head. Sitting together were
two great men who left the Kepublican par
ty Iscause they were honest and wauted
lionet... government ex-Senator Doolittlc,
of Wisconsin, and ex-Uov. John M.
Palmer, of Illinois. it will be re
luemlicrcd that Senator Pool it tie was
The great presidential contest is over, and
the bright luminary of the day still contin
ues to rise anu sei as usual, as luoiign not 11
inar had happened in these great United
States iu this Centennial year. The people
will now settle down to bjsiness and let the
politiclins tike care of the country, until
the next election.
When the weather Is vei v hot or cold, wet
or dry. we are verv much in the habit of
saying, "I never saw such a spell of weather
oeiore; out tne present fan so far certalniy
is an exception to the general rule. The
farmers have been blessed with good crons
and fine weather to house them, for which
their hearts ought to go out in gratitude to
ne giver 01 an goou.
Dr. W. C. Sheppard and wife, of Columbia,
pent last Sunday in the village, the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Sowell.
Miss Minnie Stanley has been for two
weeks visiting friends in Colombia and at
ljucn Klver station.
Thos, M. Leueave has recently been buy
ing hogs in this community, and shipping
hem lo Louisville. He paid VA cents gross.
He has already shinned three car loads.
Such men as .Mr. Leneaye are worth a good
leal to tne couniry. 1 ney ouy up ad tne
111 plus mock anu uiKe tnem on, which Is a
real accoinmoaaiion to tne tanners, it is
not every one that is fitted for this business,
A. V. Mcl oiiald has sold his mill to some
irties 111 West lennessee. His brother-in
aw. John B. Uracy, is the principal purchu
ser. 1 ne 111111 is near 1 111011 uity. Aiioiiiie
ublic schools 111 this, district are now out.
he teacher of Ihe colored school had quite
guv time at ine close ot 11 lasi h'rnlay
inht. Her students auquitteil themselves
The m:nv friends of Mr. Hilliard Hender
son wid ite glad 10 know that he has recov
red Ins voice under the treatment' 01 Ins
ble'phvsician, Dr. WiWamaou. Fears were
ntcrtaiued at one time that he would lose
is voice entirely.
Mr. C. S. Williamson has built a nice two
01 v residence ou tne farm mat ne nought
from L. K. Cheatham.
J. L. Cline & Co. are sowing over one hun
dred acres of wheat.
Willie Winn is going to sow fifty acres of
wheat this fall, aud do all of the work him
self. He has over thirty acres already
Louis Win 11 returned front Texas a few
days ago, after an absence of several
About the middle of September sllas Al
len was taken very suddenly and violently
ill at the residence of Mr. D. J. Ingram. As
soon as he was able hewas moved to the rest
dence of Mr. Kersey, a short distance,
where he died on the night ot the btu 111st.,
of typhoid fever.
Mr. A.C. Thorn psou has lust recovered
from a spell ofnux.
The "Rubbing Doctor," who for several
weeks past has had his headquarters at M
Ingram's, is going to break up his hospital.
anu move to Columbia.
While Thos. Vhlte was plowing in wheat
a few-weeks ago, he concluded, in order to
make it easy on the plow hands, he would
burn the grass oil the ground. Accordingly,
about 11 o ulocK one day, ne set nre to it
The wind being si ronger than he thought
it was, the fire was carried to the woods. He
and his three plow hand had a hard fight
for alKiut one hour to stop It. About two
hundred rails were burnt. While the tight
was going on, whites pants toon fire
several places. He pulled them otf and
threw them aside, and continued the strug
gle until the fire was stopped. After mat
ters tooled off somewhat, he commenced
looking around to soa what the damage:
were. The first thing that he thought of
was his breeches, but they were no where
be found. He and oneof his colored plow
men could sympathize with each other, for
he had tils vest burnt In the tight. About
two o'clock the oUI gentlemen could be seen
winding his way to the house, presenting a
very ludicrous appearance, and apparently
iu a deep study, he was thinking what he
was to do for another pair of panls, for these
was about iiu he ;;h.:.
sacramental meeting was well attended,
aud Dr. Malloy was assistea Dy Kev. Mr.
Robinson, who preached sevenl excellent
sermons. By request of Dr. Malloy and Mr.
Robinson, me Kev. k. u. Irvine, preacnea
on Sunday at 11 o'clock, to a large and ap
ureciative congregation. At the close of his
sermon, he spoke of his affliction, the loss of
his sight, 01 his perfect resignation to me
will of Ood, of the cheerful spirit, which by
grace, he was enabled to maintain, while
the light of day was shut out from him. No
more, perhaps, in this world would he be
permiitea 10 look upon me lovea leamres 01
nis wife and children, or again see the faces
of kindred and friends. No minister was
ever more beloved bv a whole community
than Bro. Irvine; and as he thus spoke of
Himself, every heart 111 the assembly was
deeply touched in sympathy and tender
uess. and there was scarcely a dry eye in the
church. He performed the baptismal rites
for two lovely little children while in the
neighborhood; one, Robert J., the noble Ut
ile son of Dr. J. M. and Mrs. Sallie Moore,
anu tne otner, Katie, the oeaumui nine
(laughter of Mr. N. B. Cheairs. The people
of Thompson Station were favored with a
sermon on Sunday night, in the new Meth
odist church, from this good man, and here,
as well as in our community, where he has
always been greatly loved, the hearts of the
people are drawn more closely to lum, be
cause of his affliction.
over the election of Tilden and Hendricks
has been Intense and somewhat boisterous
-in our town since the good news seemed to
e confirmed. Konnres, illuminations, the
tiring of guns, and a general spirit of re
joicing, was indulged 111 oy our people on
r ritlay night. TuniuiHious snouts for 111
ten ana tienuricas rem me air, wnue one
young man forgetting for the time, one of
ihe names, lustily liollowed. "huriai for
Tilden and Hayes." A hearty laugh at his
expense was all the punishment imposed
upon mm. Everybody was in a good nu
inor, even the darkies seemed happy, and
well thev inav be. for whatever brings
prosperity to the white people, win enure
.qiuuiy 10 ineir oenent.
too had its jubilee, and on Saturday, Mr.
eppes, a grocery merchant 01 mat piaee anu
one of the cleverest fellows living, gave a
splendid barbecue to a large number ot his
triends aud patrons, which was greatly en
joyed by all who participated iu it. Wit
Ld water sparkled at the board, and with
kindest feelings for the generous host, the
crowd dispersed at an early boor, in good
order and with good feeling for each other
and all the world, iu the confident beliel
that the election of the Democratic ticket
would bring prosjierity, peace and happi
ness to our country.
THE STEAM MILL ANO COTTON GIN,
of Mr. Henry Wilson is being pushed to its
utmost capacity, turning out about 200 bar,
n is or nour and .1 to J bales 01 cotton per
week. There is no better brand ot nour
than that which is made by the Wilson
A NICE TIME.
Two of our most beautiful aud lovely
young ladies. Misses M. and K. J. attended
the Episcopal church in Franklin on last
Sabbath. They were chaperoned on the
occasion by Col. s. P. and Mr. J. W. C. Ihe
turnouts" were glittering, splendid anu
dasliiug. and Soring Hill may well be proud
of her entire representation at the aforesaid
church, and more especially of the ladies,
ior tne woriu can 1 beat tnem.
Mrs. Hatcher, the mother of Mrs. John M
Jordan, of our town, having broken up
nouse-Keeplug in r-ayeitevme, nas removed
to this place, and will in tho future, live
Willi ner daughter anu son-in-iaw itev J. n
Jordan. Her daughter, Miss Octa, is with
ner, while her youngest son, who is prepar
ing for the ministry. Is with Prof, Webb, at
The charmine voune ladies. Miss Bren
nan, of Nashville, and Miss Amelia Porter,
f carter's creek, nonoreu our town oy ineir
presence and smiles last week.
Mollie, an interesting little daughter of
Mr. Ephiaim Williams, is lying dangerous
ly 111. wim pueumonia, ai ner miner s, in
this Place. Her su fieri ngs are most severe,
PRICES LOOKlSli ci
Several sales of land have been made very
recently iu this neighborhood, which looks
ncouraging to tne nopes 01 a tax nuueu
people, die tract four miles from the rail
road, sold for thirty-live dollars per acre.
some 2ou acres or more in this tract; auother
ract of titty 'acres, with no improvements
on it, for forty dollars per acre. This tract is
not far from Baiiey's Switch, and auot her
tract of 144 acres, about three miles from
spring Hill, for thirty-five dollars per acre,
These were all cash sales, or the equivalent
01 cash, and when It is considered mat
neither of these places was very eligibly
located, and had no particular advantages
in the way of imorovemeuts, it shows that
land is worth something yet. in spite of the
A FATAL ACCIDENT.
Ureen, a young negro man in the employ
rf Mr. W. L. Wilkes, near this place, was
caught bv a large log. while it was rolling
down a hill, and so badly injured that
he died from the effects of it. His father,
l'oni Moore, in alluding to his sou's injuries
said, "he was terribly shackaded, and the
indamptation of the weather was mightily
against him, but I gave him every reten
tion that was acquired, and think he would
have got through safe If he hadn't taken in
vention 1 intlamationi of the brain."
It is w ith sincere sorrow that we learned
of the sudden death, while coupling the cars
.it Columbia, of this noble young man. We
knew 1 Hi oca 11 intimately and well, and
ever found him a high-toned, honorable
touuguian. He was a worthy member of
ihe Methodist church, and also of the Young
Men's Christian Association. He came
wit h his father and family Iron East Ten
nessee, at the close of the war, exiles from
the persecution of Radical Fanaticism, and
settled near Columbia, and lor one or two
years lived iu this neighborhood. Poor
buuean, we mourn your early and sad departure.
ISOJt'S STORE ITEMS.
The election passed off" very quietly, with
a pretty full vote cast, and some gains for
tne Democrats. No fights, no quarreling
and no drunkenness. The peaceluluess on
election days Is due in a a great measure to
the very wise and good law which banishes
intoxicating drinks from the voters on that
day. The framers of the law prohibiting in
toto the use of ardent spirits 011 these occa
sions are entitled to the warmest thanks
ana respect 01 every loveroi peace and good
o:der, for there is no enactment of ot r Leg
islature more absolutely necessary tb iu this
one for the general good of society, and more
especially is its existence on. our .statute
books required since the war, and the conse
quent admission to tne ricni or suff rage of a
new class of voters who, if the law were not
in force might be tne cause of freauent and
serious trouble, involving the more intelli
gent and highly gifted portion of the people
tti tiupreasani, u 1 1111:111 Lies,
The Democrats ars highly rejoiced at the
success 01 their cause ai tne oai tot-box, and
can well afford to be generous to the van.
q uished Republicans, some of whom take
tueir ueieat uuietiy ana 100a uoon the result
as probably best for the country's good, sat-
i.--iieii inai cnange anu reiorm in in .National
Ad ml uistratiou are im perati velv demand. b
and aie perfectly willing to risk the govern-
mcui huu me umuuuw ot iuo snip 01 Slate
in me nanns 01 inuen ana nenaricKs. cho
sen to ine nignest places in men gill by a
majority of the sovereign people of this
mighty Republic. There may be some dis
appointed ones who do not think the lease
tney nave nau in power ana authority, has
been sufficiently protracted, and would pre
fer to see a continuance in office of men who
seem to think that Ihe war-feeling should
be kept up ui infinitum, and admire those
who wave "the blooiiy snirt" or crv out
"Southern Scamps" that they may still feed
irom me puonc coners.
THE GOOD TEMPLARS.
The Good Temnlars are in a flourishing con
ditiou here, aud seem to beaszeilousasever
in tne cause 01 temperance, and many in
this and adjoining neighborhoods, who
had long given way to the habit of drlnk-
iog have renounced allegiance to King Alco
hol and are leading sober .and steadv lives.
Th. vonncr urn li?insr taneht thn hMmlv owl
excellence of a life of sobriety, aud trained
up to hate the ways 01 tne inebriate, and
the society gives evidence of having effected
much good, aud more lasting reform than
was accomnlished bv its Dredecessors. We
hope that all who are desirous of the best
interests of humanity will persevere in the
effort to create a moral sentiment against
intemperance inai win Damsn it. irom me
land, and that the time may soon come.when
to see a rational human being gulrdng down
iusiduous poison under the allurinar and
deceptive names of "Bourbon," "Robertson
county" and "the good old" will be rare In
deed, and man, Uodslike man will have too
much seirresuect To become a slave to old
Some nights ago Silas Kirk, AdamBiffle and
rsurren tiussell. all colored, went coon hunt
ing and had good success, at last flndinir Ave
Coons up one tree they concluded to wait for
tne morning ngtit and snoot tnem. snaa got
nis nne ana waiteu tor uay 10 approacn
whei light enough to shoot he drew his gun.
auu me uainmer ca cuing in nis oat sleeve
it was pulled down and tne ball struck Bur
rel Russel in the shoulder inflicting ouite a
painful wound. His comrades bore him
home and the coons escaped. This is anoth
er lesson to be careful in handling guns,
This disease is destroying many valuable
hogs in different parts of the country. Abuer
weaineriy. fc.so.. wno:iives near nere. nas a
remedy wnicn ne considers infallible ana
which many persons on Swan Creek have
iriea witn success, it is prepared with es
pecial reference to the the cause of the dis
ease. It costs only fifty cents per bottle aud
is worth at least a trial by those who have
ine uisease in ineir midst.
A Blli JOKE AMONG THE GIRLS
Last Thursday evening a party of
eluding Misses L. A., V . P. and B. C visited
Miss B. K.. at the paternal mansion. Thev
had a very nice time indeed, and were enter
tained 111 a most agreeable and pleasantstvle.
eacu contributing a snare to tne iunu 01 en
loyment. At me proper nour an aid justice
10 a in os 1 eiegaut repasi, alter wnicu tney
repaired to the conversation room to talk
over matters and affairs most entertaining to
one anouier, wnicii was Kept up nil a laie
nour, wnen me gins retirea to dreams ana
sieep. AU was uuiet and two sunnosing all
the rest were asleep proceeded to tell their
secrets one 1 tne otner. merest remained
very quiet till all had been divulged, whe
it was discovered the whole party was awake
auu Knew everyiumg. Mind how you tell
our secreis uexi nine gins. .
TEINESEEAJrS IJf ST. JLOL'IS.
An Association Formed for the Colli
vat Jou or . Social Relations.
St. Louis Times, Oct. 28.
In response to a published call, about
twenty-five loriner citizens of the state of
Tennessee met in parlor B of the Laclede
Hotel lust evening, for the purpose of form
ing an organization of a social nature,
which will bring ths ex-residents of that
State in St. Louis together, and make them
oeiier acquainted with each other, lir. K.
A. Vaughn was elected chairman, and C. .
uen. -Marcus J . Wright, formerly Slierin 01
Memphis, briefly stated the purpose of the
meeting, and offered the following, which
was unanimously adopted: -
Hetotped, That the chairman of this meet
ing appoint a committee of five persons,
whose duty It shall be to ascertain the
names aud residences ol all former citizens
of Tennessee residing in this city, who de
sire to join in a social society for reunion,
and report them to another meeting, the
t imo and place of which shall be appointed
by the present meeting, aud that the pres
ent organization, as made to-night, cud-
ititue mini cnangea oy a Kunsequent meet
ing. In accordance with the above resolution
the Chair appointed the following as the
commiltee: Messrs. Wright, Shepherd, Ben
sou, Bicknell and Vaughn.
The Chair stated that Col. Boell, proprie
tor of the Laclede, had authorized him to
say that the parlors of the Laclede are at the
disposal of the organization lor their meet
ings at any time.
Tne meeting adjourned until next Mon
day evening, when the Society will meet
at the Laclede at 7:30 o'clock.
Among those nresent werte Uen- Marcus
J. Wright, Dr. R A. Vaughn. K. A. Benson.
Col. John T. Hogan, Old Alexander, A. F.
A aguer. C. C. Baugh. C. A. Shenher.l Dr
Samuel Bicknell, R. F. Ragland, Col. Ed.
Burke Picket, Jacob Paster, W. B. Richard
et, Col. it. M. Walker.
Directory ot Columbian and Haury
toil 11 ty Hen Mow Livlngr In Mem
phis and .staelby county.
Below will be found a complete list of Co
lumbians and Maury County men, who
now reside in the city of Memphis and Shel
by County. Amongst them we see many
names who are an honor to any city or coun
ty several who fill oflices:
non. j no. it. r nppin, mayor 01 tne city 01
Memphis; Col. Wm. W. Coleman, elected as
Representative from Shelby to the next Leg
islature; Dr. S. C. Maddux, elected as Senator
for Shelby County in the next Legislature;
Sam H. Jones, magistrate; Rush Egnew,
magistrate, Henry Cnumbley. Superintend
ent of the city chain-gang; Uen. Uid J. Pil
low, attorney at law: Col. Robert F. Looney,
attorney at law; Major Wm. J. Sykes, attor
ney at law: cot. ueorge uanit, attorney nt
law: Hon. Wm. T. Avery, attorney at law;
Lud U. Estes, Jr., attorney at law; Capt.
Hugh B. Martiu. attorney at law: Josenh P.
tirku. atlA.nair ot lao.. infffl fiam 1 Wall.
er, attorney at law; Robert Pillow, attorney
at law; Jos. Rainey, cotton factor; Branch
Martin, wholesale grocery ciera; ciihh, tt.
Dillon, watchman at Hill. Fontaine A Co. a
cotton sheds; Nelse.Rainey, clerk in whole
sale grocery; Ueorge Branch, clerk in whole
sale dry goods house; Charles Sykes, clerk in
wholesale dry goods house: Calvin Voorhles.
clerk In wholesale grocery; John M. Dillon,
Ju'inter; Benj. Bingham, photograph artist;
lohn W. Wnlker, clerk at cotton factor's
house; Ned Jordan, carpeDter ana contrac
tor for buildings; Henry Martin, clerk in
wholesale dry goods house; Wm. Hutton,
printer; Wm. Wilson, painter and book
keener: John Hill, shoe aud boot man u lac-
tor: John Morgan, coach and carriage man
ufactory .ToseDh Diliehav. carpenter and con
tractor for buildings: Tom Joidan, engineei
on the Mississippi and Tennessee Railroad;
John Kelle, engineer on the Memphis and
Charleston Railroad; Ed Hall, carriage and
ornamental painter: Thos. Bingham, nhoto-
granh artist: John Shaw, real estate agent;
s. I Ueorge Stovall, real estate agent; John Ura-
girls, in- I ham, Jr., book-keeper; Ed Maguire, garden-
- , I I, . ........ .1 .. . t '. VT 1 f . , . 1 I- 1
er; rai uriinu, uii iiinti, . .... i v. . w . . .
Forrest, keeper of the Shelby County work-
ouse on Presidents island; Dr. r .
Prominent Party Leaders In New Or
leans, and What Thtj Say.
Special to the Cincinnati Commercial,
New Orleans, Nov. 13. The number of
uom parties visiung iMew Orleans at this
time only adds to the excitement. The
Ohio delegation arrived to-day. Governor
Noyes is reported to ssy that he had authoi i
ty for saying that Governor Hayes did not
intend to permit any unfairness, and rather
man go nuoomce uuuer tne slightest sus
picion of wrong he would publicly decline
to go in at all. The evident design of the
leading friends of Governor Hayes for a fair
ueai has made a most favorable effect here.
The custom-house was garrisoned to-night
by five coin names of infantrv. The emi
nent Democrats who have arrived are not of
much service as yet. They lack the full in
formation necessary before they could be of
iiiujn oci vice. 1 ue reiusai oi ijovernor ivei-
logg 10 cnange me Returning Board is un
lavorably commented upon by leading Re.
publicans from Ohio and other States.
Charles B. Farwell, of Illinois, is reported to
have promised some stiffening in the shape
:f II l.l.l.r liitfu.- ,-.... 1 .i ........ I I . . ,ni
l ..w.L. U.I.I.1I.I XJOgttll, idling
t he governor to make no concessions to the
rebels or to dough-faced Republicans, and to
keep the Returning Board as it is. Secreta
ry Chand ler also telegraphs Kellogg not to
cnange ine ooaru. ine ftcpuoucans are
uot pleased at the coming of Judge Ed
munds, of Vermont, and say he never did
understand Louisiana politics. Under the
law me iteturnlng Board meets Thursday
Mr. Lamar seems to understand the atiuu..
tion. He says if Gov. Hayes has a majority
he must go into office, and he knows Mr
Tilden well enough to be sure that he does
uoi, want, me presidency unless a majority
of the people want him to have it. Repub
licans express more confidence in Lamar
man in the Mew York, Connecticut aud
and Western Democrats. Collector Casev
telegrapiis, "Stand firm, bays: the president
is soiid." w . H. Roberts,
New Orleans Times,
EVIDENCE OF FRAUD.
Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 15. The result
is not materially changed. Evidence of
frauds on the part of the Repuplicans thick-
cm,, x ne vote oi Aiacnua county Dy the
precinct returns gave a Republican major
ity of 7(M, but they presently claimed sou to
i,mu. iuu vote oi mat county was canvass-
eu to-uay, ana we nave the following tele.
grams from Hon. J. B. Dawlains. m-lnilue
and B. A. Flnley, a son of General Finley,
present member of Congress:
Gai.vorville, Alachua County, Fla.,
- -... . . iwiui no tictve ueen sent up irom
Aacher precinct 'o. 2, claiming 526 votes.
There were polled 3tft Republican, and 130
uciuucntnc. i wo inspectors ana three by
sianaers make affidavit that the true vote
was am, oi wnicn iso were Republican and
i:m Democratic. No tailv wheel fa rn
the box, and 270 ballots are returned forged
aud false, and proofs are at hand to convict
ine parties to the lraud.
. . . J. B. Dawlins.
I he whole number of votes canvassed is
3,037, as follows; Stearns, 9,U77; Drew, l,2r;
miiuuiiuiu majority, i,- we couiu not
gei an nouesi count. There Is a clear for.
gery or zis proven.
CI- A. FlNT.KV.
The purpose of the Republicans is to over
come the honest Democratic maioritv hv
such frauds as the above, and the State can
vassing board is expected to recognize
Johu C. Ferris, of Davidson countv. Ten
nessee, gives to the Nashville Jiurai Sun the
results of Ins efforts in trout culture, which
indicate that these nsh can be raised as
easily iu portions of this State as elsewhere.
"I began my fish Dool the 2nd of October.
1873, and finished it in two weeks. 1 com
menced by digging out earth from mv
spring the distance ot 175 feet iu length, 20
leet wide, and from four to seven feet deeD.
The water is pure, coining as it does, from
the three springs that rise at the head of the
pool. I then stocked the pool with trout,
black and white perch. I did this on the
aoth of lust October, and afterwards put in a
lew large nsu or varieties as 1 Heretofore put
in. I made a bed of sand and gravel for
tnem to spawn, and the result was wonder
ful. They hatched out thousands. These
little ones I protect by shallow water, out ol
teach of the large list). They are thriving
finely. They are fed once or twice a week
on bread and boiled liver, which is very
good for all sixes.
ine nrst l put in, a year ago, are now
very near full grown. Some of them are
fourteen inches long, and are nluinn aud
fine. I don't dictate to them In regard to
ihe ways aud inean of hatching tb'-
nouse on u.iiin,ii. , i ."- v. . . a .
Brown, nhvslcian: Dr. L. Hawkins, book-
keener: Dr. Alf Voorhles. eye and ear sur
geon; Dr. Paul Otey, physician; Dr. Harris,
dental surgeon; Ralph Wormley, com mis
son merchant and cotton factor; Tom Brad-
shaw, col., barb? r, who "played on the bass
drum" Ior the Wblgs in 18, and owned nt
that time by Capt. Bill Bradshaw, dee'd;
Ben Campbell, col., barber, once owned by
Collin M. Campbell.dec'd; Alonder Brown.
All ot the above nameu persons resiue in
the city of Memphis, aud the following
named nersons live in the country, but iu
Darius Folsom, farmer; Dock Dooley, far
mer; Barney M vers.farnier; Amaziah Young,
farmer; Howard Stovall, farmer; Titus Ed
wards, farmer; Richard Burnett, Jr., farmer;
Thomas Young, farmer; Jesse S. St ray horn,
farmer; Jerry Young, farmer; Hugh Shaw,
farmer; David Strayhorn, farmer; C. C. Per
kins, fanner: John Robinson, farmer; Johu
Cooper, farmer; J. E. Left wlch, farmer; John
Oliphaut, farmer: William Robinson, farmer;
wm. E. Jones, iarmer; cu xroiter, larmer;
Melville Williams, farmer: Alex Johnson,
farmer; Thomas Doason, farmer; Robert
The farmers of this vicinity are exceeding
ly busy sowing wheat. A lar ier a-ea will be
sown of thatcereal this winter, in this vi
cinity, than at any time since the war. Ex
tra pains are lieing taken by soaking it In
blue stone and preparation of the land to
insure a good eron.
Pork speculators are "as plentiful as black
berries," and are offering f ., cents gross for
fat hogs. Several of the breeders have sold,
while others are holding for lugtier figures.
nml some tew will bacon. The finest drove
we have seen passed through the village
ibis week en iou;e for Marshall County.
They were the properly of William Region,
Rev. W. U. Hensley announced last Suns
rlv night Hint he would hold services in the
.Methodist Church ou the ;U;th lust., it being
set apart b- the l-restuent oi tne Lnited
states as a day of thanksgiving and prayer.
Komenfihe bovs of this aud adioining
neighlsirhood havefretted the drowsy ear of
night on several occasions last week with
big guns. There nas is-eu unusual rejoic
ing all over the country over the news of
Til, leu's hleet Ion. A few cnutious spirits.
however, have held aloof, aud will wait un
til they are sure tnai mey are qui ot tne
bush before they hollow.
kiK-sr tii.dkn hoy.
Tli wife of John Tucker, col., gave birth
on the election day to a bouncing boy baby.
John being a Democratic oaraey, immedi
ately named him Tilden. Hurrah for old
Hickman and Tilden Tucker.
C. M. Williams, of New York, paid his
mot her a visit last week.
Maior I. F. Oray.once a popular merchant
of our town, is now with the wholesale
n rv goods house of Bryan Bros., Nashville,
leun. The Mator has been hnndline"staln-
ed rags" all his life, and therefore is at home
nmoug them. He always has our best
Ishes for his success.
Capt, F. B. Cralge, of Snow Creek, lost by
fire last Saturday, his kitchen and about
1AI bushels of wheat, that was stored there
in. Joseph Uennil wife, of Ralnbridge, Ind
are visiting J. H. Badger, their uncle of this
vicinity. Mr. L. Is not very well pleased
with our country, but thinks, perhaps, he
ill make this his home for a while, on ac
count of his wile, who Is In delicate health.
C. P. Mavlierry and D. P. Chamberlain.
two handsome young gentlemen of Saw
Dust. Valley, have missions, or are rather
entered as the preachers' help at Santa Fe
md Little ixil respecuveiv. The announce
ment failed to appear on the regular list af
ter Conterence, and we do not wish them
lr. U. W. Gray, of the village. Is thirtv-
six years old. and has never east but two
otes, one for Jefferson Davis aud the other
for S. J. Tilden.
Miss Octavla Williams, who moved with
her mother twelve or eighteen months ago.
Irom this place to Winchester, Telin., di(d
recent lv of consumption.
Married at the bride's father, W. J. Thorn
ton, in shady Uove, Teun., by Rev. Mr.
lUrvel, N. J. S. Kelley to Miss S. Z. Thorn
tou, ou Thursday, Mh lust.
Uoori Tempi A r Con vent Ion Will Meet
at Kanta e on tne nri inurmlay
iu December, the 71 h, 1S7
The public are respectfully invited to at
tend our tiuarterlv convention and grand
mass meeting of Good Templars, which will
meet at Santa Fe on Thursday, December
7th. Come every Isxly, male aud female,
old and young, good and bad, great and
small, and let us show to the world that we !
are still alive, and that we are still battling i
for the great and noble cause ot temperance: I
and while we battle for the Good Templars'
cause, we tielieve that we are battling for
tne interest of youth, of home, of society,
and of good. Each and every lodge Is re
quested to send delegates. Every lodge and
every inwd lcmnlar lslnvlted, aud expect-
m manriiu. --v,m reuses will oe lliaile Dy
t he most distinguished orators in the coun
ty. Let every body come. Come early, as
the procession will form at teu o'clock,
Sam R. W atki.ns.
Died, on the 12th ol October. Mary, infant
oi w. l. i-iizgeram. wesuoniduot uiouri:
tor those little ones.a they are m subjects
for the kingdom of Heaven.
Died, ou the istn ol October, of pulmonary
consumption, Mrs. Robert Jones, in the
prime or womanhood, bright, lntelllgen
auu accoDjpiisuea. ne possessed more
than ordinary intelligence, and was a kind
ana loving companion ana dutiful child
the community has lost in her. a kind
ueignnor, ana tne etiuren a origin and ex
emplary memLer. st;e had been a member
ot the Met hoillRt church several years; and
by ner request, received the Lord's Supper
ill ine litmus ot tvev. a. r. oiuiie, out a lew
days oeiore ner ueatn.
Our esteemed friend and neighbor, S. M
lones, was united in the holv bonds of wed
lock to Miss Mattie Jamison, of Carter's
Creek, by Parson Ussery ot the Baptist
church, af 1 o'clock p. in., on the Hlh inst.
.May I ne ricnesi blessings of connubial bliss
lie theirs, aud may the bright suu of pros
lerity and happiness ever cast its effulgent
r-iis ti i ion litem.
i here are some negroes in this communi
ty, who say that their white leaders told
tnem if they went to the barbecue they
won a i get poisoned; ana thus they were
kept it ,-ay.
Since our last writing. Mr. Nat Powell.
Mr. J. L. Howard. Mr. W. V. Johnson. Mr.
lHict. Lunn, with their families, have start
ed to Texas, taking along with them some
young men without families, one of whom
Mr. James Howard, who could not be in
duced to stay here; although, every possible
ousiacie was i nrown in ins way; even n:s
trunk of clothes was concealed from him, so
io had to precede on his Journey without
hem. He would follow her despite everv
t hing that his friends could say or do: and
counted everything as lost to gain the ob
ject of his iiSeclloii.
l ova, youngest uauguier oi j . i . tiaruisou,
u hi'st feeding the cows last Saturday even
ing, had a pole to fall offthe crib upon her
left arm, nreaaiug it near tne wnsi.
Mr. J. B. Humphey, ot brocket couuty
iihn was n delegate to the grand IikIeth of
Free and Accepted Masons, is visiting rela
tives in this c immunity.
Itev. T. Jeff Dixon was tne delegate from
the Blanton Chapel lodge to the grand lodge
that assembled in Nashville on the l.ith of
As the immediate result of the Lasea
meeting. 6 joined the church. Some most
excellent sermons were preached by Elders
Davis and Morton, and but lor the untimely
laraugumg ot one Johu Llchl aum. we
should doubtless have had a most excellent
meeting. The good people of Lasea are lie
lerniiued never to be imposed upon any
more by such tramps as this fellow f.k-b-baum:
and thev are further resolved, never
to nerinit persons to preach for them, who
cannot do so without abusing our friends iW
the different churches. They are our trends
d neighbors, ana we will not nave them
;tnd their faiths ridiculed and abused. We
are sure that persons who can t preach the
word as enjoined by the Apostles entirely
failed to exhibit the spirit of ihe divine
Rev. T. Jeff Dixon and W. A. Dobbins
have iust closed a lew day s meeting at Ma
nassa, but failed to have success. The
weather was very unfavorable for the meet
The larmers are sowing wneat iu earnest,
but many have very foul lands to sow this
l all, owing to tne proiraciea rainy seasons.
and cannot oe put in as wen as uesireu.
'I lie area sowed will be about one fifth iu
excesslolast year. The B mghlon wheat is
dispensed with by most larmers this year, as
it has utterly failed to come up to the ex
pectation ol the larmers tne last year or
The Good Templars give no furloughs.
The G. W. C. T. Rev. Joe B. Irvine, went
to Nashville last week, in behalf of the good
of the order.
The Rev. Joe B. Woodside will read his
Urand Lodge Report at Santa Fe on the 7th
Porter s Church Lodge is one of the nicest
and thriftiest iu the county.
Mr. Joiiu l. tjooper win mage nis Xiamen
Temperance speech at Santa Fe on the 7th
Houser" is Chief Templar olCross Bridg
Joe B. Erwin, J. Lee Bullock. H. A. Jones,
W. A. Smith, Judge John V. Wright, J. B.
lauiblltou, W. U. Hensly. W. T. Porter, Dr.
W. W.Joyce, A. H.Brown and Bob McKay
will be at Sauia Fe ou the th of December.
Uood Templars don t tmlnlte, dilute hy-
I fitted oxid ether tftirits villi galici et frumtnti.
There are thirteen lodges of Uood Tem
plars in Maury county, and each lodge av
erages Hm members.
There are (110 lodges of Good Templars iu
the State of Tennessee.
The I nited Friends are invited to meet
with us iu the convention at Santa Fe on
the 7th pf December.
To the Mitors of the Hertihl and Mail;
our election in Perry passed off quietly
witii the following result: Tilden S07; Hayes
liv; Porttr 7iu; i nomas .10; .viauey i; Atkins
nu; Hawkins 75. tor State Senator, McAdoo
4!ii; Bibb 24.'; Moody 105; Sizemoreo; Weems
r or i-teoreseriiuitve, two sou ,-iti; i-ncKeii
iil'I. This gives Porter a gain of 121 votes
(hit Thomas as compared with the vote two
vears ago. Hurrah for porter.
Tilden received 3 votes more than Atkins.
the most popular man in this Congressional
lllstl'lCl. iteapewiaitnj ,
Lu C WAOGONEK.
The Finance Committee of the VUri.
ne will please meet in the Chancery I'oin t
room tomorrow at Id, o'clock, as business of
importance will come before them.
r, i. uini'All.l.
vim,.. . . . r . t . w
lepreoux. All that I do is to pro-
VOling fish from Mia itunnul.llnn. t
the old ones. I find that plenty of sand aud
last 8Uallow waters are the things at
After I finished the pond and leveled oft
the enbaukment, I put out maple trees for
shade, and some grass seed on the em ban k
""i"1' which is now very green and finely
SO III Oil,
The water is not confined in this pool by
the embankment, but is held by the earth,
dug below the surface. This prevents the
ratsand minks from burrowing into the
hank and letting out the water.
I lound that hid plenty of water for still I
a larger pool, and I have put up another
one hundred feet long, twenty-eight feet
iviue, anu lour to len feet deep, and stocked
this with black bass, and our native trout.
with a few perch. This last pond, so Jar, is
I hope to make this a profitable business.
ana will not allow depredators to impose
ou my property. Fish can be raised as easy
rut house-flies, aud will accumulate as fast,
if you will give them plenty of fresh water.
auu prepare ior tnem lo live in a clear,
neauiiy stream or pool. I encourage every
body to have their own fish in the country,
It only requires a little labor. Both of my
powi wst ine 3iu, ail lOiU.
The Misses MoC. have relnine.i from
trip to Columbia, and are again besieged by
i lien rijtliut y oeaux.
As we appear to be only a semi occasion
al writer, we shall endeavor to give you n
lew items irom this pait of the country. It
nas oeeu so long since we wrote, aud Items
nave been so tew aud far between, that we
scarcely know where to begin. Of course it
appears use meddling with the past aud
dealing in stale news, when we go back to
the time of Conference aud lender our
thanks to it for sending to us for the third
time our much beloved pastor, who fills the
iuiiii.ui tins piace regularly on Ihe -nu ana
tin ouuuiisiu eaciiinonm.
Leaving all events that might have occur
red at so recent a date. w coma to that.
day on which the destiny of the people for
mt ui ai miii jcnifl was uiugeu. All inings
passed off quiet ly ,and the polls closed show
ing slight Democratic gains. Siuoe that time
the most intense anxiety has prevailed.
Mr. James Dayton, oneof th oldest citi
zens ot this country, has been quite sick for
a week Dllst. but is now ninnh heller. Mr.
1'. has been a citizen of this county lor many
years, and as we have been reliably inform
ed, has not been from borne but ouce since
i ne war; not oecause he has not been able to
Havel, but from a desire to stuv nt. home.
miss iora .tain, wno was thrown rrom;tier
uuii.c miiutriiiuc tuto. anil rei'in v. -i i a verv
severe hurt, has almost entirely recovered
IIUIII Iil'I lllllll.
Little Fletcher Farls.daughter of M r. H.v
Farris, was severely ill for some days las
week, with a disease ef the throat. -ho
seems to be holding sway umonir t ho i.it.
iiicu imoiigu tno country. :sn is una,
James Jordon, James Pattou, aud others,
ire making preparations tosiuri o. t.ho
.-.mi omie uouui tue nrst oi next week. W e
nope tttev may iiiiu ineir iirightut antici
pations realized in this change of home.
me cugiue mieiier at uicneu to the gin run
by Davis fc Pugh. took Are lust sai.r.io,.
evening, but was discovered in time to save
it from auj- damage. The fire Anne.fl.i-H trt
nave cuine irom a snarir irnm thu ,mnt
sbick, and as the wind was blowinent nlivo.
Jy rate, it was soon kindled Into a blare
The blacksmith shoD of Jim Bevxlynnl
just across the creek from the gin, took fire
i tue entitle time, ana was nrnnim.iv nttiinii.
ed to by the smith la charge, so no damage
Rev. J. B. Erwin mnd a flrlni Trli.lt t
Nashville last week.
Rev. Mr. Grimes preaches at this place on
next Sunday morning.
The fair blonde. Mi sa f - T.. left. Inst. Mnn.
day for the region of the pellucid waters of
. . . i . out wm uq suuiy misseu may
"i " '"lui i: tie oi nuuri auraLlon.
Major B i file, Esq., Melville Akin, and a
number of other huntsmen, are speakimr of
going to the barrens of Lewis this week. We
w iait luetu success.
The Hampshire Lodge of I. O. G. T. hurl
a social gat uering last Saturday, some tw
or three lodges being invited. Sam Wat
""i " tuiumum, was present, ana aeiiver
ed a very interesting discourse, after which
the crowd retired and partook of the repast,
which was prepared by me good people of
Hampshire, aud then returned to the
church, and some of the boys seated them
selves by some lovely birds and their mind
wHuueniig as tnus:
-My beautliul little maid,
The purest of all that God has made,
Why dost thou sigh and mourn,
For I have a pleasant little home?
Aud il you will give me a kiss
From those sweet little lips,
1 will call you my honey,
My darling little miss.
Alter spending a few moments thu-i. nr
Nichols made a nice talk. He sAid be
lotd becu a drunkard from laa2 to 1S7: anH
he had spent a fortune, lost a good iiri.cti.-e
and had almost dethroned his reason. Mrs.
Couner thn read a beautiful essay. Frank
i ,icK.etis inane u good taia. ineu last, but
not least, the immortal Joe.the leader of the
noble band of brothers and sisters of Ten
nessee. He will gird himself ith Faith,
Hope and Charity, aud right the good fight
of U mperance. faith, to believe that he
line out more than couquerer- Hone, that
le may be able to snbdne intern
Charity,that loves liberality, and sobriety!
may dwell iu every heart, peace and bar-
iiiou iu;t eueircie every laiuny.
jouu iiurus, oi w ayne County, paid a
lying visit lo some young ladies of this
reek last week.
Sam L. Whiteside, ot Keg Spring branch.
s very ill.
O. A. Priuce. of Swan, lost a little ur lom
week, at her grand mother's, with thediph
lliciia. We mourn for the loss of the ntti-
one, and weep with those that weep.
Southern People Can t Stand the Itch.
Ex-Oov. Palmer, one of the gentlemen
selected to go to New Orleans, to see the
vote couuted, made the following and
timely speech at Louisville;
Fellow-citizens: The presence of this
large audience suggests to me that offer all
the past misfortunes that have occurred to
this country we are yet one people. An asr
semblage like this and others that I n
witnessed, furnishes a vlndio" -..-
American liepubuo -on of the
tion. Tin r- modern clvlliza
yw " . , twenty years have been
.sol trials, out we nave triumphed over
Twenty years ago we were at Dace. With
in those twenty years we have had a war of
unparalleled magnitude. Three millions of
meu nave oeeu in arms. In that time t han
ges have taken place in the condition of om
country, lour millions of people have beeu
maue iree. At the . lection lust past it ha
been shown ttiat the people, after a civil
war, are determined to return to peace and
constitutional government. It has been
written in History that nations have gener
ally surrendered : hemselves after civil wars,
But our people have discovered that while
civil war raged popular liberty was in dan
ger. They have discovered that the bavo
net was not t ho true governor, but that law
was. j ne popular veruict in lavor or Sam
uel J. Tilden means ihnt the law and the
Constitution are to guide us, and that we are
not to oe governea by the administration of
ThA nMitl p hnvp nluinn Knmnal T Tll.ln
an old lawyer, over a gentleman who was a
good soldier, simply making him the em
bodiment of law which -ts to govern the peo
ple, i nere is no longer use ior tne oavonet.
As to himself, said he, bis relations to the
Democratic party were peculiar. He desir
ed to see the condition of the black man
changed, and so lought, aud when their lib
erty was established, iu that law might
reign, he supported Tilden to give comple
tion to that idea, I f Tilden was elected, the
oayouet wouiu rust anu tne rausaet would
lose its value, while law and reason would
rule, and men North and South, white and
black, would he lert free fiom oppression
He could 3ee no cause for alarm in the pres
ent situation. Just as sure as he and ihey
uveu tne puuiic win would rule. The talk
of war was all nonsense. Every man who
fought in the late civil war, whether on one
side or the other, has got just as much as
ue wan ieu. iie lougut turougn me war. (A
voice "Yes; and you were a good soldier."
He was only a tolerable soldier, but when it
ended he had j use as much as he wanted.
There was no danger of fighting except from
t hose who stood in the background during
me war. ia. voice "w nat aoout uov. Mor
ton's bloody shirt?"! Well, he Jg probably
like others, wearing it." Cheers. It was a
pitiable spectacle to see those who didn't
have a chance to do any fighting during the
war anxious to tight now. There was no
need of such talk. People were determined
that reason should rule.
The question now in some of the Southern
states as lo ine election was the old ques
tion of the six and six. You all, said be. re
member the story about the daddy and his
son. The daddy held the ace, but the son
had the deal, and turned the jack and got
out. So, we ve got the deal, they have got
me ace, we nun tne jaea, ana go out. (im
mense cheering. When it is accomplished
iu a few days, and Tilden aud Hendricks
are lound elected, the people will say: "We
have had a lair tight, and therefore let the
public will lie the rule of law." Wheu this
result shall have happened the struggle will
be over, and this would all be of the past.
What the country wanted was peace. He
t nought the people had been loo handy with
Beferring to the situation in Louisiana,
he declared that the people wanled a fair
count. He would trust the people so far as
regarded the murmur about fighting. No
party dared to take the presidency by fraud
or force. Cheers.) There must be a fair
count. If there was, and the Democrats
were beaten, he would not say that thev
would NubiutOcheerfully, for they could not
tiotuatiniue uuiure ot tilings: out tney
would submit quietly. If the Democrats
had 3u0,000 majority ou the popular vote,
Ihey could afford to wait and see t he defen
ders of fraud and force crushed out as they
The South we knew had suffered severely,
but the heaviest infliction it had been was
t he carpet breed left there by the soldiers af
ter the war. A man could stand a bilious fe
ver or a sickness ot that sort, but God save
him from the itch. The people of the South
had suffered from just such a terrible dis
If the people would wait awhile the Ques
tions affecting the public would work them
selves out. Just as certain as there was a
God in heaven rascality would come to an
end. The devil would get t he rascals at last,
aud when he did he would keep his clutches
Our village has been very quiet since the
election. I-armers are busy sowing wheat,
gathering corn ana gleaning over the cotton
fields to finish the unprecedented' short cot
ton crop, ou Knob Creek.
We were ready and willing to come up
Monday night last aud reloice with our
Democratic friends in the election ol Tilden
and Hendricks, but learned that the troubles
in South Carolina, Louisiana aud Florida
had caused a postponement for a time, in
deed many were ou their way, and learned
of the disappointment. Get ready as soon
as possible and let us know, and Knob-creek
wt'l turn out in her sireugtn, to ratify the
election of those great and good meu. All
vou will have to do is to send a. few posters
down, or publish the samein the Herald aud
Mall and we will answer to the call; we are
anxious to have a big thing of It, we wish to
make tne very weis.ni ring witn our strong
luugs, once more, because of our deliverance
from radical rule and ruin, we have mune to
I lie conclusion of late, that our Roosters ornw
louder than hetlolor-; some of us get but
ltltle sleep after (3) three o'clock 'tiil day
owing to their constant and loud crowing.
1 1' the chickens can rejoice, man certainlv
should, without a doubt. If j-jn should have
the grand rally, look out for a large delega
tion 11 wm.
Special to the American.
New Orleans, Nov. 15. The Northern Re-
puoucans win answer the letterof the Dem
ocrats to-morrow, and refuse lo meet them,
uuiuugiuuuu Biaiea oy uen. culler in his
tetter. Tne Keturning Board will fill the ex
isting vacancy and begin work on Friday,
eu, iciun nt pleasure, i ney nave oeen
threatened with the Supreme Court.but they
iiwicw h,j tiling in tuat uirection,
Troops continue to pour In, and more are
on the way, Kellogg refuses to have any
thing to do with the Iteturnlng Board, which
will not be reorganized. The situation grows
mute buiiuuh every nour. ills niaae more
piain that Louisiana will be counted out and
luraeuover 10 tiayes ana Wheeler. This don
the House of Representatives wlll.when the
facts are presented, no doubt refuse to attend
tuecouni oi me electoral vote by the Sen
ate; a deadlock will ensue. In this event
there will be no vacancy of the Presidency
by death, resignation or inability,and Grant
will, as Butler says, hold over. Many South
ern Democrats here boldly claim a prefer-
- . twt a i .in nu u it nee ui vtrant, wnom tney
regard as fairly elected, to the inauguration
by force and fraud of Hayes who has not
oeeu etecteu. BURC'H,
Ci KANT'S LITTLE UAME,
New Orleans. Nov. 15. Grant's declara
tion that he Intends a fair count of the iial-
iots cast is meaningless, as all the votes are
already counted just as in Illinois or other
.-jiates, ana tne result as aennllely known.
Grant bases h is order ou Kellogg 's telegrams,
assuring him that the vote of the Statj, as
cast, was ior Mayes, in fact the Democratic
majority is between 7,0UU and 8,U0O. The Re
turning Board siniplv canvasses compila
tions of returns, and annouuees returns, but
the law, contrived to perpetuate the Repub
lic an ascendancy, gives them power to reject
any poll, precinct, or parish on affidavit of
niree persons, auu tne statement ot tne par
ish supervisor. All parish supervisors are
i'(, milieu oy jveiiogg, ana win raute any
statement required. It is believed hare that
tne itepunucan leaders have resolved to
count tue state for Hayes through the Re
turning oara macuinery, ana mat Grant ,
furnishes the troops to sustain lUtil ps'-
the Board, ect
By requett of Miss Ella I ter.
BT GEORGE ARNOLD.
Have' you sent her all her, letters? Have
you given her hack her ring?
Have you tried to forzet the haunting songs
' that you loved to hear her sing?
Have you cursed tire day you met her first,
thanked God that you were free,
And said in your inmost heart, as you
thought, 'she nevi r was dear to me?
You have cast her off: your pride Is touched;
you fancv that all Is done-
That for you the world Is bright again, aud
bravely shines the sun;
Y'ou have washed your hands of passion;
J v. u uaa wnistieu ner LIU w II lie will (1 .
Oh, Tom, old friend, this goes before, the
sharpest comes behind!
Y'es, the sharpest is yet to come, for Love is
in a piaui mat never aies;
its roots are deep as the earth itself: its
branonea wide as the skies;
And wherever once it has taken hold, it
Blossoming sllll, and bearing Its beautiful
jt uit wim im uitter core.
You will learn this, Tom, hereafter, when
anger has cooled, ami vou
Have time for Introspection; you will find
my words are true;
Y'ou will sit andaze iu your fire alone, and
fancy that vou can see
Her face with its classic oval; her riDglets
Her soft blue eyes wide open, her sweet, red i
11 pit Hl'tU l,
As she used to look In the golden days when
you ureameu sue uaa a Heart;
V hatever you do, wherever you turn, you
will see that glorious fitcn
Coming with shadowy beauty, to haunt all
time and space.
Those songs you wrote for her singing, wilt
sing themselves into your bralu,
Till your life seem set to ihelr rhymth, and
j nut tuouguts to tueir reiram
Their old, old burden of love aud grief the
Passion VOU ll Vt rnniiviirn
I tell you, Tom, it is not thrown off so well
as you mink mis morn.
liut me worst, perhaps the worst of all, will
ue wnen tue uay nas nown,
vy neu uarauess iavors renectlou, aud your
comrades leave vou alone-
louwilltry to sleep, but the memories of
will come with the storm of wild regret
mavhaDs with a storm if lunn
Each look, each word, each playful tone,
earn Liiniu iiLtm narpss.
The golden gleam of her ringlets, the rust
ling oi uer uress.
The delicate touch of her ungloved hand
that awokesuch an exoiilMit.- thrill
The flowers she gave ou the ulghtof the ball
i iuidk vou treasure mem still:
Aii tuese win come, till you slumber, worn
out bv sheer desnair.
Ana men you will hear vague echoes oi
songs on me uargeneu air
Vague echoes, rising and falling, of tin
voice vou know so well.
Like the songs that were sung by the Lurlie
niaius sweet wim a deadly spell!
In dreams, her heart will
yours, and vou will see
fair glimpses of what might have beeu,
what now can never be;
And as she comes to meet you, with a sud
den wild unrest,
You stretch your arms forth lovingly, to
told ber to vour breast
But the Lurlle-song will faint aud die, aud
with its fading lone
Y'ou wake lo find you clasp the thin and
empty air alone,
While the fire-bells clanging discordance on
tnegusiy, nignt-winu home,
Will seem an irou-tongued demon's voice,
jaitguiug vour gnei to scorn.
Ah, Tom, you say ft Is over you talk of let
ters and rings-
Do you think that Love's mighty spirit,
then, is held bv such trilling ihlugs?
No, If you once truly loved, you will atiil ljte,im
Till tliechurch-yard myrtles blossom above,
auu you lie mute oeiow.
How is it, I wonjler, hereafter? Faith teach
ers us ltLtte 11HIH.
If the ones we have loved and lost on earth
do you think thev will still bo dear?
Shall we live the lives we might have led'.'
.-snail tnose who are severed now ,
Remember the pledge of a lower sphere.
auu reuew Lite I in ,K c n vim
il almost drives me wild when I think of
tne guts we throw away.
Unthinking whether or no we lose Life's
honev and wine for ave!
But then, again, 'tis a mighty jov greater
than 1 can tell
To trust that the parted may sometimes
meet that all may again be well:
However it be, I hold that all the evU we know
J' tnds tn this violence dot to Love Us true and
And the agonies we suffer, when the heart
is leit aione.
Should for every sin el humanity freely aud
nw.l U ,W 11 V.
Selling Out to Close Business-
mi ciiuic stock of goods are now offered
ivi.EK at Williams,
A rtill line of Camlfic Id's hand-made Boots
and Shoes Just received by
Douiii.ns v Brown.
NEW DRESS GOODS at the
Southern Trade Falace.
NEW DRESS GOODS at tin;
Southern T-ade Palace.
To the Ladies.
Just received al the Kliiporinm of fash
ion ail the novelties of I he season. Trimm
ed and iip.trirumcd hats, flowers, feathers
and ribbons, eheap for cash.
shirts all complete
r A- Williams.
Just received at the Kliiporinm of Fash
on nil the new colors in veils, riill'i, collars,
and cutis, etc.
NEW DRESS GOODS at the
Nov. 17-tf. southern Trade Palace.
Latest slylo tilt-rs, bustles and corsets.
New arrival of z, .pliers of all shades the
only house in Columbia where Bergman's
Xephers, S aim's and Shetland wools are
kcjlt. r MI'OItll'M of I'ASHiOlt.
Diumxs A Brown are receiving direot
from manufacturers belter goods at less
in ices than ever before offered.
Cassl meres and all piece
DoiniiNS A IIkows have the b-st hue
Hoots i Shoes aud Hals iu the city.
VICl . oi n-u.
We will open a case of Clonks lo day.
Nov. 17! t. Southern Trade Palaoe-
H'caelted and brown
iiirtii 11113 om else by
Jeans of all colors and uuiilit les very lo
in prices at .Molir IIulwE'S.
Ifvo'i want a good shave aud hair-cut csll
mi 1 1, whitD b.uber-shop, opposite Nelson
ever again be
Myrtle Green, Seal Brown, Navy It In.
Koyal Blue, and Plum Cashmere, double
width, at ;,",c,Mit.s per yard at the
Southern Trade Palace-
I'nderwearat all prii-t
etc., at starvat 1011 prices
stent 's linen shirts,
by Mi Mi 1 llooue.
Tickings, elieveots and hiekorys at lower
prices lliini ever sold beioro hy .Musr
Ji ilk. t.
-hilid overcoats at cost at
11 Kii.v Williams.
L'irge lot of
Black Hag run out, 110 (jit. li ter given, but
many iiuaneis saved to customers who buy
,00113 01 .MUilf I1UJJUI,
Just lei-eiveil auother lot, of handsome
haded Wateiiu'oois. All kinds of SIiikIm
lid split .. iuu r, tiermaiitowu Wool aud
all Kinds ol y.i: lis nl the.
Mutbeau Arado Palace-
li i s' ciol hing ol ail sizes and all prizes.
On r stock ol ilress g.Mids just ope nml, can 'L
cxceii'-u aiiyvwiere. Aipaeits, ijoiaiurs,
NhW oiiit Sioaft.
caps at lull torn
Mi. HI liolx.H S.
Prints of e.tiilinal red and navy blue, pret
ty styles and colors t rue, at
.mom jiois.a .
Myrtle tinen Mohair nt 'Jd cts. Myrtle
ieeii Bu s 11, e, at S cts. JIj rile Ort eu (. tu-k-
mere al 3.1 cts., 111 t ne
SoutLpm Trada PaIaca
Clothing, Boois, Shoes., lints, i fe.,ut Ty I.Kit
Vt ILI.lA.li-. nov. 17-tf.
I. O. . T.
The following Is a list of officers elected last
night, by Maury Lodge, No.
V K. Krwin-, W. C. T.;
Miss JJalkv, W, V. T.;
D. T. (iuAti, W. Secretary;
U. H. tiiLBKKT, W. Treasurer;!
.1. H. KL1T1.K, W. F. S.;
W. T. Bkavks, W. M.;
John I.amah, W. C;
David liKK, W. I.U.;
M its, t. W . La m a it, W. U. t; .
St. Locis, Nov. 15 A cypher telegram has
been received from Democratic headquar
ters saying inai posiive information is nau
of messages sent by Zach Chandler to the
uovernors of South Carolina, Florida and
iiouisiaua, bidding them de
clare the I Election of the Hayes elec
tors in their respective States, and promis
ing them from the President to be Sustain
ed at all Hazards. The message also adds
mat part oi tne t loriua returns are now on
board a United States frigate. Therecipient
of this information is Gen. Shields, who lost
a ieg in me Mexican war ana commanded a
brigade in the army of the potomac Shields
nas oi uer news oi a serious nature which
ne reiuseses to make puolic.
He says, however, that the cvDher com.
munication Will be belli nn ennsl.'inf K- frriiii
me xnueii neauquariers in .New York, aud
i uhi every secret movement of the Kepub
ucans and the administration will be
Known anu cuecKmated.
A telewram received today from Senator
ISogy. now in New Orleans nnruintu ili
situation as very critical, and the Kepubli-
i-cttiis piitj tug n, uesperate game.
Sajj Francisco. Nov. is r..tt i-jtnrnu
leave no doubt that Luttrell. 1 leni . is eleete.i
to Congress from the Fourth district.
Gov. Irwin, of California, lias telegraphed
uc 1. 11 nt ne taiiiuot conscientiously certify
to the election returns from his State on ac-
eouutof the great frauds discovered by him.
tuatiu me cusiom-nouse Uistrict
iiunez, iiemocratlc votes were Rtistnii-te.l
irom the ballot-boxes. Enough fraud has
oeeu uiscovereu to netrative.n l Krnhiioai,
majority already claimed. Th losu r,r u Re
publican Elector in Oregon makes a loss of
juice votes ior nayes, wilh two ineligible
Electors of Wisconsin and Vermont. It's
held by irood letral authorit v Mm i in Wlk ll.LUl.U
do not constitute legal vacancies cud there- I
lore cannot oe niied.
How gently, dear brooklet, flow cent I v.
bile 1 sit me here idly, and dream
oi tne nappy nays ol my childhood,
I spent by the murmuring stream.
But those days are past now, sweet broo
And I am quite louely and .
My brother and. Slav d;
There are u i. - have left me
. ., to inane my uean giau.
We have drifted apart.Jbrlght brooklet,
One to the far, far west has gone;
Others lie iu the old church-yard,
While I am left here alone.
You remember all my loved sisters,
There was Addie and Missie and Polk,
Aud "our Sunshine, sweet little Alice,
Were taken by the death angel's stroke.
Sister Addie, I scarcely remember,
She died when I was quite small;
And my dear little brother, Johnnie,
Was taken that same sad Fall.
We that were left.tlived happily,
Till the war-cloud o'ershadowed our band;
Wheu our "Sunshine" dear little Allie,
Was snatched from our loving baud.
Just one year from the month we lost her,
Death's messenger again entered our lold;
This time 'twas our bright-eyed Polkle
She was too fair for this cold world to hold.
We thought our cup was certainly empty.
That we had drank even the dregs It con
But our Father knew what was best for us.
Aud for dear Missie we drauk what remain
Sweet brooklet, there are now only three,
Annie and came ana i;
Annie is lu that lar, far westland.
Aud only dear Carrie is nigh.
Oh, don't deem me idle and foolish.
For Indulging my beautiful dream;
Thai Drings back the lorms ol my
As I sit by that murmuring stream.
Culleoka, Tenn., Nov. , 1K70.
Now Is your time to l.iv iu vour
', auu i ue iji ami
place to get it
V.eml v iniide eloi llillg so eheap fit Mojtr
HoiMiK's thai you e :n wear three suilsa day
and the neighbors won't talk.
All the new shades of K Id Glove at 73 cts.
a pair at tin: Southern Trade Palace.
Oiiecnswarc, chinaw.ii ", glassware, tin
ware, wish! ware and hardware at low
prices by Molir HoDbK.
l'i-to's aud am in i nil ion so cheap nt Mort
Hodge's that ou ran make every day the
1 -'oil i th ol July without imiii; your pockets
lightened nov. Jl d-;if76.
.VCi pieces of French Percales, ne.V styles,
at lu l is. wort b cts., at t l e
Soutlicrji Trade Pale.ee
Nov. 171 Ji-t t".
We Invite ncwlv married folks to come
and see our table-ware 2 doors from Bains'
Drug store. Ciias. Bm'.mkmhal S Biio.
Ladies' dress goods
ei y very cheap at
All shades ol silk and Moisted
very low prices, at the
Southern Trade Palace-
San Francisco. Nov. IS. a nrpu9iiwn.i,.ii
'""i uiciii. uiiiiu, says mat it is an
nounced by Democrats there to-day that the
loiiowitig programme will heciin i.il out in
reference to the case of J. W. Walls. Prei.
denllal Elector onjt he Republican t icket, who
iw in,.i,iii,vsLei oi Ajmayeiie: i ne law ot Or
egon provides that the Secretary of Mioi.
in the presence of the Governor, shall count
the votes and give the person having the
"Mi1-'1 """i"i 'i woiea ix eel ttneate Ol eiC-
loii, giving the Secretary no power except
o count the votes and issue the certificates:
an u is asset-Ten mat a writ wll lie seno.i
n the Secretary, issued out of the Supreme
...in i, iiiiuiiiiuK me issuance oi tne certln
ateto Watts aud giving it to the highest
e-v. l.ji Kfix i-iiv, lyciiiuuidiii; licaet.
At the resideuceof the bride's fal her. Hon.
W. P. Martin, on Wednesday alter noon.
by Kev. Dr. Mitchell. Mr. Robert 11. Wilson.
of Nashville, aud Miss Briscllla Martin.
Attendants: Mr. Will McGregor aud Miss
Emma Martin; Mr. W. P. Woldridge aud
Aiissc.ua Wilson; Air. Ed. it. isarkley ami
Miss Carrie Smith. The happy couple left
the same evening for then home In Nn-sh-
.rtll.. 11.' ...I..I. I . .....I 1.11 1. . I
line, T, e "im uitiiii it iiiii, nuu illinniul
life. Their love stood the severe test of a
seven years engagement. Miss Prlscilla was
one of our most charming and Is-aulltul
young l.uiies, ana we congratulate our
Irieud Bob ou his gocd fortune in securing
such a prize.
it. il, w ilson lo 1'rescilla Martin.
C. J. Courtney fo Mary Marshall.
R. Mi Ellis to Margaret Pinion.
W. M. Richardson to Lucy J. Tale.
M. P. Fox to Melessa McAfee. '
Smith Jackson to Sarah Whittaker.
James Parham to Molllu Diaiiiend.
Joe Stephens to V'iuie Ellison.
Lewis Parham to Emaline Beech.
Ibiskels i n man v st vies mid short prices.
ISbinkets so eln-np ainl so win iu at Mort
Hodge's that Ihe celebrated Bug in tho Rug
will prove a humbug when compared with
persons sleeping under them.
I he "Kyo Mouse ' nr rem -two city
ior sale one gnoi .hi s-iw uin lor sale.
A nor-i" and carl lor hire by I be .1 i v:o lor
sale. Apply lo Col. . I. iV. I mi n Ingion r otlic
I n the fr uit room of 1 r. A. II. Hi oivn s office
Whitthorne block. sept, lj-it,
."Ml Corsets .it els.; .'ill Corse Is ,7"i holies)
at. 7i) cts.; .Mm ( 'orsets t Thompson's ( .lo e l-'it-Ungj
at Jl.ln at the
Southern Trade Palace-
Go to t he i rand Chi an 1 Inline for Inn gains
in ijucciiswiirc, '1 doors lioiu Rains' Drug,
Enibry A I'rleisoii nre now
trade the best stock ol dry
boots, shoes, blnnki ;s,
brought to I ' 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 . i ' '
and win will save mom .
f I. ri 1 1 i to t hn
u I ., I 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 j; ,
i Is, A c, ever
I llo 111
tin v e ii o iv n ml will c n I . ;n
si iiiiu 1,1'ICM line nl OVI-I .-rii.l
ue mnri.i ',. t e linr,. il, ..
extra long lor cavalry men lln.i will pli-K,S
"" E.MIJKV A i KIKHSON.
HUtBS IX FLORlni-
TALLAHASSKK. Nov. 1.1. liisnntcli.. finr.i
aiitcuuacuiiiiriu tne nepuuiican frauds re-
poiieviiu a lormer telegram. At Archer
Died near Dark's Station. Njiinnln v niihi .
Nov. II, Mrs. James Maiigrem.
miii. a i. ri' n r" i ... . ....
precinct, In that country, there were only A. ' " uv-J" lUr- J
vT7 iiniiiit.1 irti, n.i i i. .. i. i i cters.
raiseu tne vote to o. There was
heet, and two Inspectors and Severn 1 hv.
simmers present at tne precinct canvass
wear mat when the vote w.ts iniinnni
at the close of the count it showed 1S8 Re
publican and 136 Democratic votes cast. It
s mussnown mat oetween the time of the
iresent canvass ana the time when the
ounty canvass was made the Republican
oie nan ben raised Their nemoi ma
jority was 4HH. By this gross fraud thev
well it to 717. Proof of the frnnd will h.
aid be lore the Stale Board, and f thn
composing it act honestly, the whole return
win oe turown out.
Died iu this nlacn Saturday nlelil Xnv 1 1
Mr. Edward O. Douglas.
The following, addressed to John G. Thnnin.
son, is tue latest irom r lonaa;
i.ake tiTif ru., a ov. i 15. Washington
uu imuiiuu euuuties are in. witn a neAvv
Democratic increase over ltrrL Bernard and
loimes are yet to near irom. The presence
f prominent Northern men of both nn.rt.ieK
Is having a beneficial effect. We are assured
I a majority 01 rrom twelve to fifteen faiin
red. The Radicals claim a maioritv. but
how no figures. They are weaken inf. Many
I. .....l.li .... Cl . .. . . . . , " , J
iwuuuiiuuib tumue riunua to tue nemo.
(Signet!) C. A. Fij.-i.ey.
Hampton Certain of Els Election.
New York. Nov. 14. The Warht' rvi,v-
bus, S. C, dispatch says- "Capt. Corbin, with
I wo companies, nas Deen ordered !,.
to Aken forthwith. The order came from
i ne r-iesiueut, atiu is oasea on an u reran r. on-
it-al from United States District. iitn.nJ,.
txiroin. nen. Hampton says that he has re
ports from the managers of the 1wMo i
every precinct of the State, and is certain of
iit.scici.ttuu ,wv majority, ne Knows but
iiiucwuiciuiu, tne jresiueiiLiai rum I T hni
does not concede the State to Hayes. "
CUT THIS OUT.
It May SavelYour Life.
There is no person living but what suffers
more or less with Lunn IMseiiMes. Omui.u
Colds or Consumption, yet some would die
rather than pay 75 cents for a bottle of medi
cine that would cure them. Dr. A. Bos
; hike's Gekma.n Si-hup has lately been in
troduced in this country from Germany,
and its wonderous cures astonishes every
one that tries it. If you doubt what wesav
iu print, cut this out aud take it to your
Druggist Joseph Towler aud Williams &
Bro. at Mt. Pleasant, and get a sample bottle
for lu cents and try it. Two win re
lieve you. Regular size 7.5 cents.
Geo. M. D. Manson, of Indiana, one a
the peace commissioners sent to .Louisi
ana, made a sensible speech at Louia-
ille, on his way down to New Orleans:
He referred to his pleasure in having an
pportunity of speaking to Kentucklans
ner u liimk.- in iunu v vvtun,. lie u'uu
erely sorry that a controversy had Uri.n
by which the houest election ot the Demo-
ratlc nominees would very likely be dis-
inieu, no ituew r miiuu iiuu gone Deino
ratlo by IX', South Carolina by i 4.,
Louisiana fully o,iM the morniuir it. V...
election. He also had a kuow!edu f i.
111 ineir oeu
forth loua ana long cheers, and as soon as
ne entuusiasm uiea out, the eallnnt i,7
tar-horse ot Indiana closed hv- gu."i
a-ople who gave Tilden a majoritv 01 nvir
iu.uiw will surely know how to inaugurate
1111 president in March next. u-i..n ..T, Ti.?i.;
n shouting: J
isonnu me loud timbrel
O'er Egypt's dark sea
The country isfreel''
u nMui iiswnw a combination
ilders who telegraphed to that
nr.el Kelloggfo commit fran.l
man. nils exuression i,rn.,
FOR MA YOJt.
We are authorized to announce w t
W ATKINS as a candidate for Mavor or 1 v.'
We are authorized and requested toon.
1 1 . . 1 1 t n IjiUV I A -I"T' ... u 1 , .
. j uwii . uaiiA, un.. in. t cauuiuaie
or Mayor at the ensuing November elee-
We are authorised to announce M. mi,
JOHN T. WILLIAMRliX. tuhi-nnillHuii. f...
Mayor of Columbia, at the November election.
We are authorized to annonnu w t
DALE as a candidate for Mayor. Election
.luvvmucr tie A l..
FOR MA YOR AXD A-L&ERMEy.
We are authorised and reouested tr n.
nounce the following eentlemen as 111,1.1 1.
d-.tes for Mayor aud Aldermen of the City
' of Columbia.
For Mayor W J. Dale, Sr,
For Alderman First Ward Wlluon T.,,.1,
er, George B. Dodsou, Nat llolmuii.
Second Ward L. M. JMatthewu r m,.-.
Hodge, A. Barr. '
Third Ward Gi-orge D. Ilmk... I. a i 1
Joseph A. Walker, '
We are authorized and reon,Ki...i tn ....
nounce the following geutlemeu as candi
dates for Mayor and Aldermen of the ciiv
For Mayor Major John T. Williamson.
For Aldermen First Wanl-s n .. .
Ewen, Geo. B. Dodson, Wm. J. Andrew's
Second Ward Green T.
Matthews, J. Mort Hodge. '
Third Ward -George D. Hod,Be. L. A. Boyd
Joseph A. Walker.
If you WMiit ureal t-ood ',,is,i, nsic ,,r
"IllouipsDU sGlove 1 Itting I m-,, I ' 1(l g,,
altin: ioutiiem'.rado Palece-
Between Ihe A I In iin-iim 1.11,1 .l,s.lu. I'olkV
parlol itcoinl ear-ring, m con.i ,., N.t (l,
gold ; lb. Iin.ler tvill be it-warded by relurii,
ing 11 lo thu Alneii.i urn. iiv. 17lh-it.
llein. mbtr Ihnt Knil-iv ,v Krlerson's is
vilV '. " c ,",,"',y - I binneis, n,.,! alllJ
While lit ibed, and 111 fact, nnj thing m
Ihe way oi good dry -uood,. nov. lnih-it.
A nice line of uulics' CiavaU
nal and all oiin-r new si. ad. s, nl
I;i'leioji s. v
K111 bry A
Walli'upei-i at le.Mc cl prji-,
iM,iii lor a Irei-h sbKk ul tin
Book Store, in
1 to inak
Wall l-apei s very Ji
Clearing out sub
n-aily ,,r H Hpling
II My Stoi c.
Wall I'.ipers are now sold
prices at A. 1). I rlerson's.
c idi nt .. D.
I'api-rs to get.
Tilden and Jlendrii
ainl notloiiM iioiiiLc
ks' boots, shoes, hats
al low prices at tho
One thousand yard-, of homemade White
J.lnsey, si Kmbry it 1 riersm's.
?l'iLi',".'.ry .o,K.,.i,'rs."" f"" -elling the
- v .uim, 11, c t-iissuucies for men aud
Til. en and Hendricks' bed blankets
shawls, overcoats, etc., just received and
very cheap at the Trude Iinzar.
Nov. lutb vvj pJLI1.
Tilden and Hendricks.
As Tilden a-id H -udrieks an-, eleciud
laiMlsaudad other firoperly will go 111., up
up, everything will go up, but F.m bry
rricrson are deteriulued to keep down the
price of their goods. 1107. luth-2t.
Jusf received at the New York Stole a new
and splendid luieoj i luks,
"il'e are authorized to annoinwu iir
Ilerndon as a caudidate for A 1,1.1 ...-
Fresh nn ivals of the tim-st assort in.uit of
Hats for men and boys ever n eei veil 111 Co
I'lliibiH. and at. H ices to suit t hn times, at
the New York. store. nov. HJ--'l.
Clothing. Clothing. Clotliing-.
Are ytiii prepared for cold weather? If
hot, com,, immediately to Ihe New York
store, und we u i'l show you through thu
most mitgiiiiieeiii st.M-k or clothing in tho
f-oiith, and tlbs will be sold for l.-ss money
than niii where else. nov. iO-UU
StrayoJ or Stolen.
I- roll! tile lllld. , Mflled, living tllt.s 11 Ullli-H
soulil-east ol I ollilnblii. Ip (:n-in! Coulitv
1. iis Sorrel Hoi si-, w 11 h 1 idit ev.. out; aboi'ii
1 V e bands high. Any imloriuiitioii leading
to bis hei talMiiits t, l.l hu than kfully re-tviy.-d.
S. T. CLARK.