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TOWN AND COUNTY.
Friday Morning, May 11th, 1877.
3.00 A. TEAR. PAID IN AUTASIE.
IF SOT I'AlD IN ADTAStE.
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D. R. V. R. R. SCHEDULE.
Regular passenger traiii leaven Lewisburg
at 80'clock, A. M., and arrive at Columbia
at 10 o'clock, making connection with the
L. & N. R. K. going South.
Leave Columbia at o'clock, i m., arrive
' at Lewisburg at tt o'clock, l M.
The Herald lor One Dollar
Tear ! I
The times are hard, prices of produce are
reduced, and wo have concluded to reduce
the price of .the Hekalk and Mail.. The
price reduced to Is the actual coxt of the
Hekald and Mail. Although the price is
greatly reduced, we expect to keep the pa
per fully up to what it lias been.
Clulm of five $1.50 per year.
f 'lulls of ten r over. Sl.ixt per rear.
The money must aluxt; accompany clubs, j
A club must all TO ul one post ouii;e.
Members ol a club must all commence at
old Biiliscribers muni pay tip arrearages
before they go into clubs.
S. G. Comstock lias fine flowers.
Southern Trade Palace gives you a price
Itead what Wllse Dobbins says about
He' sure to road the statement of the
K.iiitH'bi Life. It stands now as one of the
best, if not the bestcoinpany in America.
J. L. Bond has bought out the establish
ment of Blumenthal fc Bro. He is a most
excellent man, and has the odor of a good
name in Ml. Pleasant, where he hus resided.
Be sure to call and see him.
R E 1. 1 tJl O f Hl ST E iXiti E 31 C E.
The new church edifice, near Southport,
called "Gleuuwisjd," will lie dedicated next
(Sunday at h-tlf-paxl ten ociock, a. m.
Rev. ul T. Thompou, the excellent pas
tor of McCain's, will preach in the Presby
terian Church atCiillcokaoii the 3d Sabbath
tif Mav. at I o'clock, p. m., instead ot the 2d.
Rev. James A. Ormaii preached a very
-.title ami forcible sermon last Sunday ou
Ilunllsiii. advocation the doctrine of the
1 ihm.i isLs. He is one of the best inform
d ministers in the State on matters of
church doctrine, and lie convinced his
hearers thai he and his church were right.
-Judge K. II. East, 01 Nashville, will de
liver two lectures iu the Culleoka M. E.
Church next Muuday. At 1 1 o'clock, a. m.,
this distinguished lawyer will discourse on
(lie K.vunectioii or Christ, and ut7'2 o'clock
p.. on King David. Judge East Is one of the
greatcKi lawyers ill the State, but looks like
a preacher lie is a lay preacher.
Forney Ken fro, of Opelika, Ala., has lieeu
in town" recently.
Mr. James P. Balrd will start Saturday for
Jlickuian, to see his aged father.
Airs. Hittenlierry.ol Helena, Ark., regis
tered nt the Nelson House recently.
Jr. Ben. Harlan and somebody went to
Spring Hill last Suudiiy to preaching.
Prol. R. P. Griffith, our old tutor, and a
tpood one, was in to see. us yesterday.
Kev.W. M. Robison isin the McCain neigh
borhood. Vi e waut to beat him. fishing.
Malor Amos K. Kichardson, ot Pulaski,
well "known in Maury, was here yesterday.
li. C. K. .Martin, and W. C. Butterfleld, of
Nashville, came out this week, and visited
Cel. Wade's family.
has. li. Dillon, of .Memphis, was brought
iioine reccully by his devoted mother, lie
is in very bud health.
Miss Alice McKwen, a handsome and
charming young lady of Franklin, was in
Columbia last Tuesday.
.Judge David Campbell, of Franklin, an
ttbw jurist and learned man, was here last
week, attending court.
Mr. Van. Polk has gone to Mississippi, on
a short trip. He regretted to leave Justin
sheep shearing season.
George W. Kudus, Robert Kerthevnl, Edi
tors ot the Marshall tla-elte, of Lewisburg,
culled on us last Friday.
Co'. E. W. Mooring, of New Yol k, was iu
town this week, visiting relations, lie is
liaudsoiiie and brilliant.
Mr. Charles Murphy, lalher-in-Iaw of our
JoKtmasler, W. N. Hughes, is in the city on
his wav back to Washington from F'lorida,
where he passed the wiuler.
Cupt. lirrke Bond, of Franklin, fitly
named for the most gttted and eloquent
irishman that ever lived, was iu town re-
Miii kiu.i is i',mrr. of Nashville and Shel
by ville, one of the most beautiful and love
ly girls in Tennessee, is visiting relatives iu
this place. ... ...
Cot. John B. McKwen, of Franklin, the
most genial of gentlemen, a great angler,
lover of all god things, was iu town lues-
U if.'M. Williams, of New Yoik, is ul home
vklLlug the most glorious pair of eyes iu
tiie Slula, and occasionally talking of fish
ing in I-iok and Leipcr.
""he two I. aujonie Misses McLeniore, of
Spring Hill, have islely leeu moving grace
fully along our pavement and fashionable
iMiulevardes. . r ,
Mr K. H. Hansom and beautiful wife have
"one'lo Texas on a visit to his father, Dick
jnude au innocent, though important, mis
take ou the railroad -got into the wroug
liei t h. .... r . t
Col. J. B. Stacy, Clerk aud Master of the
Cbaiuery Court of Giles, who is called by
lawyer the model Chancery Clerk, was in
town yesterday to sell property in Colum
bia Hon. K. T. Taliaferro, Speaker of the
House, and a talented lawyer of Pulaski,
was in town yesterday, nud went to Wll
liamspnrt on business. .... ,
William II . Met 'allum, of Pulaski, one of
the ablest Chancery lawyers In Tennessee,
has been practicing In our court recently.
Newton Cannon, a proniineutyoung mer
chant of Nashville, a grandson of a Gover
nor mid an Intelligent, nice gentleman,
r.assed through bore Wednesday, ills house
.. i....... i..,iness in Maurv.
Leopold Jonas, t tin nanusoiuc cieia.
lias the dress goods department ot the grea
clothing house of lflrsch ft Co., sold ove
twenty dresses to pretly ladies ou hast luos
i-'iss liur'aTorsett, a handsome blue-eyed
ViSnij lady ot the Williamsport country,
rp" iii lo-n 1'ucsday. Her w..) heart is al
very handsome, but is a iilnnde.
Dr W. A.SmUli h:w ba invited o de
liver a address ..si the til D ot Juno before
he Alum D' S iety of Hi Tennessee F e
!"a ' Allege at Franklin. A dJ.sMosutslieii
"'cofN.'N'. Cox, Dr. IMn. tlernwn, Mi Jen
,iu. CamH'ell. Mrs. R. B. Campbell. Col. V .
M i.v-iider. Dr. Shy, P. H. Priest, Mrs.
J lidge Mcl A'liiore, J?' II. Campbell, all of
liauklm, alt. nded the huu ral of Mrs. Mack
-'.Ir' J tt;'S&et-'.yi-ia of
l.-wisomg. i..r,James HenJiix, County
Surveyor of Marshall, i-aiiie : frt'li on the
farrow U.h yesterday . He is a helf-"
S,an, and well made at thai-:U least IJar
vev Tlioinpsoii says so.
Kev. Jts. B. and ltev. Mark Erw n have re
turned Com a visit to lluntsvllie, where
Joe pieache.1 seveiiil tine sermons 1 he
chuicli there Is so delighted wit h him and
his preaching that they waut him there
iiexl t'oiih ieiice year.
Mss Hatiie M'Hiavcs k and M iss V Inder,
t wo liandnoiue youiig ladies, after Uiscina
14U air town, have r.oae to I'nlaskl. 1 he
rie vioiHuj; !'"' M.ls;'K Du.uiinton, two
ri."Messi-s. BluiimutJial, having sold put
m.J I.. Kond, have l.fl for Nashville, where
they wMl go iuto the busiuei tig tin. 'J hey
lei t on', lown wllh many pleasant 85-iiiailitanc.-M,
mid a mol name. SVe wibh
tli'-ni success wherever they may go.
Jr. I.. A. Camp, Traveling Agent for the
(vuaiC"t Sewing Mac'.ilue, wss in town
iiut Fi'Wfci- and Saturday. He has a'IHlnt
ed localat- -e. 'e understand that
ttiis IsHiK.utlh U--"' luachiue in the world.
Miss Kos i Harnett h r-Uirned hoiue, af-
ei Jong and v. iy plOiwai.t ;;'t to Mem
Ojts, wUere her great inusiVAl talent re
t i in
iul and dlslinguiti"-o ' t Vi " i,
as reluru.Mi from loiUle. Mrs. Dr.
oik, whom she iu' ipaun-u, w
uuweli while away, mil sue
lr. Towler, l. T. Chappel!, Sam Mebweli
ud w :te, A. M. Hughes, Sr.. t ol. . M.
"Viable J. H. Fuss.ll and wile, V. B. Kan
uon.Col. J. K. Wilkes, have all returned
Vijme from the imu-ling ol I he t-.rand F.n
. aii.i)ineut of Knluhts-TciuplHi at Meniplits.
jw Fusu-ll was electetl Cttptiilu i.eneral of
tip' Oraud Co'iimandery. '
' Alri. Johy U. Met .'leilaud, and the -.autl-iul
auJ chariuiui. Mis ;'an1e MoClellttnd,
who have been isiUiii t :!. W. J McClel
i... iid's lamlly, l Marshall Cout v, havt, ie-
JUineil home. A iH-vy ol pretty Kil ls met
I belt Jovely young ii lend at in,, dcjiot and
BStortei fc'T home- so much for being pret
1 v nud swo;i. We regret to learn ttial Capt."
MoCielbi'"' is gonjj l remove his family to
Marshall to live.
W'lor Albert Akers and hu t.niii'ul and
.-eoaVtJjished wife. are visiting our to, u,
nU.'l Capt. W. J. h.t.ho.ue ami
.vile We regc the ride through the coun
iiy caus.'.l Mis. Am,:-s t be somewhat ill
tJi several days. The AJ s.'or is us icatlug
iiiniMlt by Jiunting and Jlshiu. "Uli llk
ing to Brugg. He brought Br.lgli tt very . lie
Jiat, ac a present. We wish Major and lr.
Ak.-i-sa charming visit. UYl for W ilio!
JJjssHallie MeKady, Mr. P. C Hmithsou,
Dr. Ciaig Kwlug. Mr. Stewart, W'iim iiiau
doti, ot Lewisburg, and two young ladies of
Smith's Station, and two from South Her
iu, ciuue down on tlie Narrow Claugo ye
.enlay. Comluetor Williamson says he has
done a line business this week I or & car
Joiujs ot liialn coining to Columbia every
day. ticvenly-ono w:ions, loaded Willi
grain, came i u to I-ey.-l.':l)iirj; lust Saturday,
several ot which came from t, vicinity of
lion. Henry Cooper, cx-Scnuldr, was iu
IOWU tins week, visit u,K venerable fu
ther. F:x-tseui tor Coop..,-was not a promt
nenimun in iolitics w hen lie entered the
penaU1, but his six years of service there
lOlule hiia h-l the close of his urm oue of
! Is strongest uinl mosj. alued members,
lit hjM-ccheS were rare, but were, always
n,iiuiiuble. II is speech on I ';e civil rights
bill was tlio b-:.t made on It, in w out of
congress; while bis re)xrt on the election in
Vlorida is as clear im hunZij-ht, ana proves
fjeyottd poiitrjUlctiou that Florida voted for
Tiliten. Xi wa "lore thoroughly, by iu
iuoctand culture, u Seuaur of the old
school thwn any 'leunessee isenator inco
the days of John Bell and A. O. P, Nicliol-on.
Job Wort done cheaper at the
I Herald office than elsewhere. .
Emory A Frlerson have we-iaiesi in me
way of Oents' Hats. . . 2t
Flour rise now without yest.
New potatoes are selling in opr city for a
quarter for a quarter of a. peck.
Ladies wear their haU upon the left side
of their noses now.
The colored Baptists at White Spring
had a foot wasnmg lam auuuai',
The soda fountains are preparing to gush
in our city.
The succulent banana hangs on the outer
walls of Will (iuest's RtaDd. ( 1
The small boys will soon be out on the
"hunt" for green fruit. ;
Bill Tucker, the . mattress man, ' has
spn-ad his fish tent in front of the city bell.
jmi. ueers, ttie splendid horse trainer, has
in town Saturday with John P-s Brown's
beautiful black horse "Iceberg."' 1
The Strawberry suppers given by the
.r-piscopai males, were rery suocessiui
cKoecinllv SutnrciMV iilortit t
Miss Lizze Scott, a handsome blonde of
rtopewell is visiting ner oeauuiiui incuu
Miss Mnrv Pndtrc.tt.
Mr.iCirkman, the tailor, has our thanks
lor the first Irish potatoes oi me season, xie
is a native sou of Erin.
F'lour has reached the small figure of
one dozen dollars a barrel. Oorii-dodgers
are growing very popular.
If some eomoetCDt man with sufficient
capital would start a tannery in coiuiuoia
I., etui ill imiiii uaiicioui uiy n v. .
Oeorce Bullard, one of the best boot
makers iu thirty-eight Htates, has "seated'
himself in iudue White's paint shop.
Dr. J. T. Akin has named his fine 3 feet
4 Inches jack colt "Bill Alexander," after
our big hearted Sheriff.
It. M. McKay and Miss Mary Padgeit. in
the rilav Wednesday nleht, as bride and
groom, looked very handsome and appro
priate. Columbia Is Improving. Jordan Green,
splendid clerk for A. Rosenthal, is building
a nice home ou Sixth Street and eorge L.
Thomas is oreuarintE to build a handsome
and splendid rcsiuetce near tne institute.
F.mhrv A' Krierson's is the nlace to buv
yourLint-n Lawns, Victoria Lawns, White
Piiues,and in fact, everythingyou want. 21
The regular monthly meeting of the Y.
M. C. A. will be held in the Methodist
Church Monday evening at 8 o'clock, llth
Inst. A full attendance is reauested.
We would suggest to Capt. Seavy to pho
tograph the church-door loafers and sell the
pictures to put ou uog-irous 10 aecp uegro
cimuren awav iroin tne lire, ny n, cap
tain, just for luck; it will out-sell the com-mulati-d
murderer Thomason's picture.
City Marshal White has his rockology
class at work, blasting roce rock, widening
th street between Garden and High streets.
Bragg is "art illerist" of the class, hollering
"becautious" to all who may go that way.
A number of converts to Rev. A. B.
Miller's preaching were baptized in Little
Bigbv last Sunday, and among them Mr.
Sheriff Alexander was applied to by the
members of the "Cooper Brass Band" for a
room in the court-house to practice in, but
there being no vacant room he had to re
fuse them. Lush Matthews offered them,
through the City Council, a room on ML
Henry White will superintend the re
pairing of the Mooresville pike at f-iOU dol
lars per mile work to commence at Rose
Hill Cemetery and terminating near James
T. Moore's. .
Iliilie Moore informs us that he has pur
chased four hundred mules from the first of
January up n the first ofMay.all of which
have been seut south.
We are informed that Capt. Walker,
Tuesday last, struck Dick Brown, colored.on
the head with a stick, "drawing blood,"and
then shot at him with a double-barrel shot
gun, bui not hitting him.
Lush Matthews says that, yesterday, a
hog entered Ins garden, closed the gate be
hind him. put a brick against it to keepoth
er hogs from following, and proceeded at
once to go for all iu sight.
J. B. Steele aud John T. Wright got in
to a dispute a few days since; Mr. Steele
pulled Mr. Wright's beard, when it Is said
Billy 11. told him not to shoot but to knock
him down, w hich he did. Mr. Steele fell
under a horse, which tramped on him aud
injured and bruised him badly.
ImM Suuday bight the town was alarmed
by cries Irom over the river. It was Jane
Armstrong, col., calling for help to prevent
John Dodsou, col., from violating her per
son. He had waylaid her, on her way to
W. H. Lipscomb's and knocked her down.
He was arestcd aud put in Jail by our etli
cient isilice. 1 !
"VVhitt borne" aud "Horsely" came to
town the oilier day aud had a fight, the
latter whipped the former badly, and then
rice iwm; they are two beautiful whitedogs
accompaned by their mother. Major Akers
brought their grand-mother from Pom
eraiua eight years ago.
Sunday School Institute is conducted by i
Rev. J . s. Ostrander of New York. The
services of this eminent divine have been
secured through the joint efforts of the
Presbyterian, Cumberland, and Methodist
Suuday Schools. Who have appointed the
follownug local committed Dr. 3. M.
Towler, Hon. W. B. iiordon. Capt. Joe. H.
Fussell, H. T. Hughes q., and Josh. .
Bailey. The Institute was open yesterday
evening 8 o'clock at the Cumberland church,
Lecture on Oriental manners and customs,
to-night. The public h re invited to attend
the exercises ol the Institute free of charge.
Im Haynes and Dick Beivsns, at the
county work-house, oilers a liberal reward
for the return of sixty-two duck shot car
ried otl by some negro last Monday night
about li o'clock. The uegro called to pay
his respects to their hen-house, in which
were comfortably "a:i silting," just nine
teen hens; and, to make a long story short,
the hens were fell undisturbed, but not so
with Uie loth amendment, as his nocturnal
pilgrimage ended iu a way that not only
surprised him, but will require his takiug
his meals "staudiug" during theentire sum
A great sensation was created last Satur
day bv the appearance oil our streets of
something new and unique a free circus
on the public square. Bill Key, col., was the
manager, and his object was to sell his pat
ent medicine, "Keystone Liniment." His
sou and two black negroes, painted
1,'aker. sans several songs, "tjogiaoin in
tne tns," "'uarve tnai riwuuui,
then Kev got up and delivered a most en
tertaining and highly instructive lecture ou
the horse. He prefaced his remaiks by tel
ling who be was. He was raised iu Bedford
Count v, had papers endorsing him, signed
by Hon. Edmund Cooper and Mayor B. R.
Whitthorne. He said he was a Democrat,
and had always been one. He was severe
in his denunciation of the corrupt carpet
bagger who goes through the s mill sowing
tile seeds of discord between the two races.
Capt Robt. D. Smith is building a rustic
fence made o' black locust, in the shape of a
triangle, which is soxiw feet, ou the north
east corner of the Rectory, and wlren finish
ed will be an ornament to the Athenieuin.
Ou the inside of the triaugle we noticed a
Double-pi uk Oleander, .-.hicli the Captain
iulorined us was the largest onein thecouu
ty, it being fifteen years old all kinds of
Mowers are planted within the triaugle. The
Captain intends erecting a "reading room"
with a "hammock" In the same. He is erect
ing another fence around the Rectory,
which is quit a novelty, it being made ol
cane. We noticed an orange tree w'hlch had
a ripe orange on it.
Written exaiiiinatlonsln the Athenieuin
began last Monday, aud will continue ev
ery other day uiikil Ihecomnieiictineut day,
which is the second Thursday iu June.
These are the final examinations for the
piesenl session, aim inose pupns w
them in a aulisfu'cldry manner will
milled to graduate. Tho, ' hl'esUi
searching, and embrace all of the
Pi esenl session, and those pupils wno pass
which the pupils have studied siuce the be
ginning of the session. Tnese exercises are
held iu addition to the public oral exami
nations. OVER THE C'Ol'NTY.
vVhut wai Walker boot! dplug iu Mar
shall county all lust week? ''
-Jim Dooley, of n igger island, is a very
c.ler fellow. If he does catc'.i .water-dogs,
Coal's Spool Thread at " cents per doz
en: H spools for ;i" cents. We can furnish
you with all the numbers. my5,2w.
EMBIvY A Fkikrson.
Young Uiaii, go to J.'rubry nud FriersOn's,
where you can buy a bjuehaiinelsult, ooat,
pailisauu vc-ftl nil fi.r; .,i'..-.
Rev. F. J. Tyler will proaoh at Lasting
Hope, lu the c. 1". Church, on Halnntay
night In-fore the second Sabbath lu this
month; also the second Sabbath at tho C. P.
Church at Smyrna, at 11 o'clock, a. in., and
at Spring Hill Hie second SabhHlli night at
7'i o'clock, p. m.
Uncle Bacon Alderson went to Nashville
in ic-, to see (Jen. Lafayette, who was visi
ting America w.t tln4 time, and was intro
duced to tire noblest Frciichmtti) that ever
lived one whoso fame i- us everlast
ing us the history of America's war "for iu
dci.iiiuhiuee by Gen. Andrew Jackson. The
Major ihiUKU vas t!e. njost distinguished
honor he ever receiver,
--old Uncle Hobby Jackson, ol tho upier
end of the 21th district, died ou Wednesday
night of la-sl week. He was f.iund dead
Thursday morning by member of the house
hold ho went to wake him up for break
fast. He had ret lied the night before iu ap
parent good health. Uf late years he had
deal that he could uol converse with
any one, anu ii- p-.ssed his time In walking
about over the fields anu through t tie woods
all the time singing antl hinnni.n.; tehg
ious by mns and tunes. The night before he
tiled lie was thus engaid, ami seemed to
enjoy it vtny much. 'J'heold mau never be
longed to un v church, bill his u as a deeply
religious ami pious nature, and everybody
loved htm lie was ) kind and good. He
was Mi years old, and a peusloner ol the war
of lsl'J. In former years he was a very large,
flesh v man, but latterly he was greatly re
duced in size. Until wit hi u the past
few vwn bis neitdiborhood contained a
nuniber of old waihoi. of tbi; wiu of
nearly all of whom were like li.im.e'.f, of
lai-ge and powerful lame Elisha -Kieyes
and brother, Policy Lillle.auil ArtuurCrans
lord. Mr. Little Is now the ouly survivor,
who, at the great, age of !K, is hale aud hear
ty, and" active. H Is swl idoed to ee these
old wan iors thinned out One Ly one. Sv.ou
they will all succumb to that Inst and great
enemy w hich their great vitality resists so
long aud valiantly. Uod bless the old men !
glvv. tnrati Bf. Mark.
on Tuestiay'iat wa oliwy.cd It their last
rest ing place at Koue Hill euiHe.rVi Uie c
maiiis of M is. surah JJ. Mck.
was the widow of the late Judge ivoZt
Maek, ofourcouuty. Sue died at the resi
dence.., l-.eruenhew, Mr. John B. McEweu,
Franklin, Tennessee, "er remains were at
tested Irom Franklin by a lame number of
kindred aud liiemls, who at tue Columbia
depot were iiii l by many of the old friends
ol herself and Judge Maekiu .Maury count v.
Aaron . Brown m Uu early day canie
from Virginia, and nettled iu Giles county
Tennessee, where he remained to the day oi
bis death, a man ol w ealth aud influence
Among hlschiklren were the late ex-Governor
Aaron V. Brown and Mrs. Mark
Many years ago shen:trried Robert Mack!
then alawyer at the Columbia bnr.and who
afterwards became Judge Mack, on her
marriage Mis, Mack cojue to jive with her
husbaud in Maury uouuty, and lived here
until the death ol Judge Mack, some few
years ago, since which lime she has lived al
Franklin, and made occasional visits to Co
lumbia. Mrs. Maek was a member ol the
( hiislian Church; aud an earnest, true
Christian, and held iu highest ward by all
who knew her, she died at theaavauced age
of 7-s year, 11 mouths and 1 day. ;
John Thomas Wright, of Bigoyville, went
to Nashville last week to attend Federal
Court, as a witness in the case of Bill Scott,
of Scott's Mill, vs. Stout, Mills Co., iu re
gard to mill machiuery.
Our stock of Gent's Furnishing Goods, of
an Kinas, win not hill to please you. Give
us a trial. I2W.1 Kmuky & Fkikkson.
We have the largest and finest stock of
l.1 .. .. .. A. 1 J .. .. . 1 i.t.. T .. 1 I I
, . nun ever tei;il ill lumiuujo. ijnviiao,
and see them. Em hky di Fki kksom.
Iiadles' misses' and children't solid col
ored hose, iu red, blue aud brown, at F;in
bry & Frierson's. myo,2w.
The ftmny friends ol Mrs. Pise, wife of
Rev. David Pise, formerly rector of St. Paul
Cliorch, will regret to learn of her death at
her home at Gieudaje, Ohio.ou Wednesday
last. Deceased had been ill for sometime,
but her friends did not dream of her demise
at that time. Mrs, Pise leaves tour children
and a Joviug hnsnand to mourn their loss.
Her age was about tifty years. XAiuinrillc
i Circuit Court adjourned last Monday af
ter a somewhat lengthy session. A good
a eat ot moon ess. was uone, a synopsis oi
which -may be seen elsewhere. His Honor,
'Judge Wright, is the man for the business
he occupies. If Judge Wright will accept
the Judgeship at thenext election, we now
put his name before the people for that po
sition. We are for him. Lmwrcncebuvg Free
A special train went to Lewisburg Sun
day, ti. 1. Haines, four or nve irom car
ter's Creek; Jesse Bicknell, Ed Philips, A
H. Brown, and znaoy others, went along
aud had a nice time. Mr. Haines came
back as we did fully impressed by the
beauty and sweetness of the Lewisburg girls
especially of Miss A.W. sie isjaccomp fish
ed, both in the parlor and in the pantry.
In reply to an introductory remark of
Dr. McClure, Major Sykes, in his ppeecti at
Lewisburg on Monday, said that he wished
it distinctly understood that railroad speak
ing was not his occupation. His business
was practicing law, and he was only there
by the earnest request of the citizens of
Marshall County, to advocate a measure
which would benefit every man in every
part of Marshall County. He said that when
he was at Lewisburg last, in lf72, he had
told them that it was the intention to build
a narrow Gauge railroad from St. Jxiuis
through Columbia aud Lewisburg to liuuts
vilie, Alabama. At tha time very littleor
no jnii 11011 "i L 1 1 1. 1 i.iau was uuiu. niuuo iuki
time 170 miles of that road have been built ,
aud is now in ruuuing order, leaving only
171) miles of the aw miles between Ijewis-
barg and St. Louis yet to be built. W hen
this remaining portion is built, w liich will be
in a lew years it you vote mis suoscnpiiou
and enable the coninanv to build the road
on to F'ayetteville and Huntsville, you will
then have a direct road of the same gauge
from Lewisburg to St. Louis, one of the best
(train markets in the country. This will
give you much cheaper freights than you
now have. Major Sykes staled that he
would nive the amount which Marshall
County would have to pay each year on the
entire railroad subscription of SWi.OUO, and
as a set oQ he would give the profits made
by the county, caused by the railroad, ou
three leading articles: Railroad lax Sll.iuo;
profits on SU,J0 bushels of wheat, ten cents
per ousiiei,,!""; ou n-v!" ousneis oi corn,
ten cents per bushel. H.6W). This is rather
under than over the amount, both as to the
number ol bushels shipped and the profits
on each bushel. The profits on cotton, live
stock and other articles exported, aud the
reduction in the price of the articles jmpor
ported. cannot be less than those mention
Last Monday a special train weni to xew
lsburg to the railroad speaking. The follow
im; eentlemen were alonir: W. J. Embry.
J. 1. street, R. M. Frierson, Hon. W. C.
Whitthorue, W. K. Tucker, A. Goodman, R.
C. Frierson, Ed. White. Dick Beavans, C. M.
Williams, Ed. Kuhu, Dr. T. B. Rains, Major
W.J. Sykes, W. R. Elam, Capt. L. II. Alt-
well. Capt. T. E. Butler, J. G. Bpiley, R. C.
Gant, E. W. Gamble, W. N. Wright, A. S.
Horsley. The trip was a pleasant oue, and
many were surprised at tho hue count ry
through which they passed. The otject of
the railroad meeting was to get Marshall
tuuty to vote 7o,uw to complete tno roau
to the Lincoln line.. C. A. Armstrong ninde
a speech against the road, which was very
eflectuallv answered by Major W. J. Sykes.
The Major made ououl the best sceches of
his life, and judging from the looks of his
audience, it had the effect which truth al
ways has when clearly and boldly SMken.
As a Marshall man said in our hearing, no
man could listen to Major Sykes' speech
without being convinced. The crowd were
anxious to hear Hon. W. C. Whitthoriie,
and he resiaiuded iu a short but eloquent.
logical ana convincing siieecn. lie com
menced by saying that lie was born in
what is now Marshall County, aud felt that
he was treading his native soil. When he
cIos,!d, Mr. R. Warner, an opponent of the
road, got up. It is astonishing th .t intelli
gent men like Armstrong aud Warner
sbould be louua at tne neau oi tnose opposed
to progress, aud to the prosperity of their
oounty. The effect of the speeches of Gen.
Whitthorne and Major Sykes was plainly
visible on the people.
KFKIXU HILL ITEMS,
KKLIGIOVS 1 NTELL.lt; BSC":.
The ltev. Dr. Newell, of St. John's Church,
ireached at the new Episcopal Church iu
this place ou last Sabbulb, it being t he first
mblic reltmr us service ever neui in tins
leant i fill temple. The venerable miuisier
wa "reeled bv a kimh! congregation. A
goodly number came to worship, while otli-
rs were attracieu oy tne novelty oi ti;e oc
casion, and not a few by the exquisite mu
sic of the organ aud the choir. The Episco-
al service is impressive, antt me commu
nicants of the church were able to go
through with the responses lu a very com-
meudable manmr, wniie tne awawaruness
of the unitiated was somewhat amusing.
A very noticeable case of tills sort was in
the iersou ol one of the noble ditiuitaritsof
our community, who tried to follow suit,
but otteu missed the place in the book and
came up slow in the proper psotnre. His is
not an isolated ense, for as a geueril thing,
our people are unacquainted .with the pe
culiar forms and ceremonies of Episcopal
Dr. Wright preached at the Methodist
Church. These two houses of worship
arc in such close proximity to each other
that the voices of the ministers, and the
music of the organs and choirs are frequent
KEV. K. G. IRVINE
preached at night in the Methodist' Church
to a large and appreciative audience. He
has ever been a great laorite with all
our people, and now, In his nllliction, there
is a tender sympathy added to the tornier
high regard and affection in which he wa
held, that gives him a warmer place iu the
hearts of his old Iriends, nud makes him
ever a wehme guest in their families. He
was with Rev. J. M. Jordan at Pope's Chapel
at 11 o'clock ou Suuday, where they had a
real camp-meeting time.
, KBXT SABBATH,
the l.'Uh Inst., Is the time of the third (Quar
terly Meeting of the Methodist Church at
Thompson Station. It is earnestly desired
that as many of the Methodists of this
place, as can conveniently do so, will attend
this meeting, both on Saturday and Sunday.
There will be a sacrameutal meeting at
the Presbyterian Church iu this place on
next Saturday aud Sunday, the lJth and
lolli, , Mr. Gray will be assisted by some of
the ministers from Columbia or elsewhere.
THK DEATH OF MBS. WALLACE Jt'uORMACK
was sudden and unexpected. Ou Sunday
she wh.1 in usual health; ou Thursday her
spirit had winged its flight to the untried
world. She leaves a large lamily of
of children, who were much devoted to her,
and will be greatly missed by her circle of
friends and relatives. She has been for sev
eral years a member of the Presbyterian
Church, and exerted a good iutlueuce over
her children, causing them, as far as practi
cable, to attend Suuilay-school,aud to study
the scriptures. ' Her oboquie were
attended to by the Rev. Robert Gray her
pastor. Her body uow rests quietly by the
side of her decensed children iu the ceme
tery at this plaee.
- ' ' MUNICIPAL FLECTION.
Undei a renewal of the charier of incorpo
ration of this low:i. Sheriff Alexander, by
his excellent Deputy Tlsdale, of this place,
has osdered an electlou to be held here ou
Saturday, the l-'th Inst., for choosing seven
aldermen, whose busiuess it will be to regu
late our municipal affairs, and especially
the trade and tratlic lu ardent spirits. It is
important that good men be elected, such
ns will put down the brakes on this terrible
engincof destruction, and thereby Rve the
young litid itairjg generation, from an evil,
moreto 'be' divudel than wuii'rieslileupe
and fa in loo.
Maj. N. F. Cbealrs was prevented from at
tending the meeting of DeMolay I'mii
niandery nt Memphis by severe indispo
sition, from which he Is slowly recovering.
Miss L. C, one ol our most charming
! vxting ladies, in the absence oli.lrs. I .a lira
Brown, who ha, kindly presided at the or
gan in trtio Methodist Church, for several
years past, has at the earnest solicitations of
many friends, taken that position, which
she fills gracefully and Well, saving a little
dastvtf t;u;!dity, which she has not yet
Mrs. Duulap, the lovely w ile ot our lrtcud,
the m iiiiwtl Joliu Duulap, one of the best
business men of Columbia, gladdened the
hearts of her old neigh Imrs and friends in
this Place, by her preseuce amongst us ;Iast
Miss Sallle Watson, one of Franklin's fair
est aud most beautiful young ladies, was at
the fcipisuopal Church tin last Sahbalh. She
is the gutsl ol Col. is. A. pointer anil Kmily.
The unequalled- and mK-X fascinating
voice of Mrs. Miunick Willie.ms, ivldutl ma
U'rpUly to tho splendid music of the Epis
dopal oholr on lust Sabbath,
The arrival at Kwcll station of Miss Davis,
a young lady of very teuder age, and of
many charms, has been officially announc
ed, and, 'tis said that she never ex
pects to lea ve the hospitable mansion of
Mr. and Mi's. John L. Davis, unless she
should be cajitlvrled by yoi'i; Be'-kwllh,
or some-other nice young iitau alter iwhde.
" ' ' A IlAKlS'U KOr.BKRV
was perpetrated In town oiro night last
week, 'the store-house of Mr. O. W. Mc
Klssack was .entered by boring outa hole in
the f.M,:t door hirce enourh to admit a
man's baud and urn. i hrough this open
ing the key was reauiied and-the door un
locked, and the boll, removed. The desk
was earned out to the ho:so-block aud
opened by ;borlng around the lock. F"ive
dollars in cash and two watches, aud per
haps otber articles, were, stolen. These
Uipbs t gijitibk K. be i.-o ion.ii.ou iu our
Limn, for comfort, ant ft is IiQ'Vjd that' un-
taj.im.ti. a tiolir.tt inline will be
aer uie - - - .
established, such as win ue
A.NOTHKlt FtsUINi; I'AKTY,
consuming Dr. J. M. Moore, J. W. Alexander,
O. W. M'-Klssack, Jr , and others, leave for
Muscle Shoals.'ou the Terinessee River, this
week, intending to do belter than tho
party, If it takes ail the summer.
The County Atlas.
During the past week Messrs. Brink Mc
Donongh A Co., the Map publishers, have
been pushing their experimental canvass
ot Maury County with au energy which
shows that they mean business iu under
taking the work. Their men have been at
work in different parts of the county, at.
some places being well received and at
others not meeting with the encouragement
that they deserve. Local pride demands
I hat we make this enterprise a success; tlutt
we show to the world "Old Maury's," grand
toographical features and her great natural
advantages; developed and undeveloped In
a style that our aged cltizan will look on
with pride, and ihelrchtldren will study
with pleasure. We should sustain it
liberally for it is certainty a worthy undertaking.
l AlIPBELL STATION ITEMS.
The farmers are very much behind with
their crops on account of the wet weather.
There Is a good deal of corn to plant yet.
Crops will not be put in as well this year as
usual. The warm weather has developed
the fact that nearly all of the white mulber
ry trees were killed last winter. The grape
vines in the Stanley vineyard are nearly all
killed. The wheat crop is looking fine and
from present prospects there will be a good
yield; two dollars per bushel will bring a
good deal of money into the country.
Mr. W.. Martin's little son May. stuck
a tooth of an iron rake through his foot a
few days auo. which came very near caus
ing him to have the lock-iaw. The tiinelv
arrival oi the doctor preventeu it.
Jim Hickman was out squirrel limiting,
aud while loadins one barrel of his min the
oilier went off and went through t he brim
of his hat on one side. Dr. Williamson was
setting on his horse looking at him when
the accident occurred. The doctor iumped
off of his horse and ran to him, expectng to
find him badly wonnded. Jim was not
hurt, but very badly. scared.
Mr. F. P. Brannan, a practical machinist,
was through t his vicinity a few days ago,
repairing sewing macnines. tie is ice onjy
man that was ever through this neighbor
hood that seemed to know anything about
tne machinery ot a sewing macniue. Fie
has been working at the business sixteen
Mr. N. 8. Craig, our village saloon-keeper,
has had to quit the tippling business on
this account: "He has sold his stock of
liquors to his brother, 8. S. Craig, of Culleo-
Ka. tie is now onering tne balance oi nts
groceries at cost, and is going out of busi
Before the law was passed, putting off the
payment ot taxes until October, a good
many persons had paid their luxes, pay
ing the dog tax with the balance. The dog
law has been set aside, and persons paying
ineir taxes now are not paying me uoic tax.
This question has been asked several times.
will this money be refunded or not? This
question has reference to the year 1876, in
which a part paid this tax, and a part did
not. Can the editor of the Herald aud Mail.
or any one else enlighten the public on this
mere were iwo uuriais at me cemeiery oi
this place last Sunday evening. Moses
Warden's babe, four months old, died of
croup. D. W. Goodtellow s little daughter,
Maggie, two years old, died of measles. The
measles have been worse in Mr. Goodfel
low's family than any in the village. He
had five cases down at oue time. His
daughter Lou, about six years old, was the
first case; she is not likely to recover. Lou
is one ot the brightest little girls in this vi
cinity. B. F. Hobbs has four cases down at
this time. Thos. White had five cases at
oue time. Miss Lizzie Braden has had quite
a siege of It with rhe same disease. The
roseola is in the village. Some have it be
fore and others alter the measles.
RALLY HILL ITEMS.
Very much disapiiointed were the large
delegation from iiere and Marshall, who
went down through mud and slush to see
the hanKint;, laud found that the hanging
and burning had been doue and over a
n I si hi or two oetore,) out every mouier s sou
ol them professed to have other business to
attend to al town, anu nau ueen aiming 10
go for sometime. Governor Porter, misled
by the facility of the Supreme Judiciary, in
turning a legal summersault, wno, oy meir
petition, went back upon themselves in de
siring to have changed a judgment that
they, as the highest conservators of law and
order iu the State, hud, by solemn decision,
a Dinned to be right. Govomor Porter cou
scientously erred on the side ol mercy, and
not only him, out me tour supreme j uages,
who desired their work set aside and
changed,as their verdict was wrong; who in
vite censure, regarded heretofore as a palla
dium, and the strongest bulwarks for law
and order infallible and unchuugable iu
opinion. '1 heir late action has struck a
staggering blow to popular confidence aud
betiei, irom wuicu ine public win ue very
slow to recover.
Rushinz. pushlnc. hurrying times have
been in order with the farmers, who have
made uu usual efforts to get in their crops.
Their unwonted energy, if kept up, speaks
well for the lulu re oi tue crops, anu tne di
minished number of half soles for breeches
made necessary by too much duty done in
fitrmliig at Cross Roads stores and black
Sorry, certainly, not to have made a nom
ination for the best looking couple. There
would have been two less not to have been
displeased, as it is the old bachelor's scratch,
smooth crowns, pull their gray beards, and
are disgruntled. The youuger ones look ma
licious aud displeased, and the young la
dies pout with a kind of a cross-eyed look
of, Couldn't you see?"
Mr. Thos. Alford, a great lady's man, of
Marshall, after going to see the bunging,
stopped a day or two in Maury, to see the
young ladies. The river was up, and Tom
(iitl not get to go to see the pretty litllo belle
oi the river.
A FINE HOUSE.
We recently had the pleasure of seeing
the magnificent thoroughbred horse Ban
quet, Introduced by Col. S. A. Pointer, Dr.
Jesse Core, Jr., and Mr. Burnett, for the im
provement of the stock in Williamson and
Maury, in the neighborhood Of Thompson
Station. He is one of the purest bred horses
lu the State, a beautiful chestnut, Hi bauds
high; his gracelui breast, docility, large
Hashing eyes, anil wide expanded nostrils,
show his Arab blood.
Mr, Wash Boyd returned from Lamar
County, Texas, on the 27th of April, alter a
Mr. Edis Spott, an able bodied young
bachelorjf the city of Spring Hill, was res
cently in the vicinity buying coin, wheat,
and tobacco. There is a large amount of
surplus com ou hand. SquireJ. M. Billiug
lou. oue of our best farmers, has several
hundred barrels to spare.
Mr. S. M. Rogeis.now residing in William
sou, formerly one of the nicest aud luost
successful farmers on Flat Creek, was iu the
neighborhood last week on business.
A puzzling question has arisen iu reg;rd
Jo the Lasea Academy. The Rally Hill
Grange assisted in building the house. It
is now dead, tnd made the mistake of dy
ing without a will, having no administra
tor. The question now is, "What is to be
done with her effects?"
Squire James Keruau, the youngest mag
istrate iu Williamson, aud Mr. M. V. Wells,
two great friends and admirers of General
Whilthorue, were recently in the neighbor
hood. Miss Bettie L. Is visiting friends and rela
tives iu Williamson.
Mr. Ben Cheairs, a successful farmer aud
trader of Spring Hill, has been buying hogs
on the creek.
That was a graceful and beautiful offering.
Waller, to Alt. Pleasaut's belle of beauty
and queen of hearts, ou her departure to her
sunny southern home, to dwell amid mag
nolia bowers, where tue orauge groves diss
pel their sweet perfumes line the notes of
some beautiful melody, long unheard in sil
very phrases of golden imagery. It rippled
up from the depths profound of a feeling
and poetic heart.
THE DEAD PUCK,
or dead beat, sailing uudr the uom Ue plume
of Typo, has been recently pranciug down
the columns of the Review and Journal,
commenting on John A. Murrell's birth-
filace. We fully understand his attempt to
eave the impression that v,-e had cast a re
flection upon either theaoil or the good peo
ple of that neighborhood, for the ferliliiy of
the soil and the intelligence of tho citizens
is too well known lor Typo to be successful
in bringing himself into a little brief notice
and temporary popularity, as the people's
defender against an imaginary reflection.
The attempt is too thin for the late adviser
general of the school commissioners and
county to win with. The tacts arc substan
tially true that the birth plaee of John A.
Murrell has for many long years ceased to
be the habitation of man, and it is well
known that Murrell's Hill is a favorite re
sort of lox hunters, aud it is uo disparage
ment to the generous people ol mat section
that the celebrated bandit chief w as born
there. And now, for Typo's attempted fa
cetious wit: he says that siuce tne last rem
nant of Murrell's clan has moved across the
border, the llth district has become civil
ized, nud that Rally Hill is not a desirable
locality, which was all scrumptious and
witty. Notbdng llku Typo, au alien to
t lie people of the district, we bolieve that
the district may have been something gain
er In tho emigration of some of her bad ma
terial. The gain, however. Is small, to what
she af. -wards suffered when Nahville for
Nashville's gootl.spewed out on berthat nau
seous dose Typo. The last emigrant from
Williamson Is Squire Georgo L'., now living
at Rally Hill. He resigned the oillee of mag
istrate in the llth district since Christmas,
to which he bad bet-u elected by au unusual
largo majority over a popular and clever
gentleman, and Typo made a little squira
torial experiment to step into the brogans of
the lesiguing squire, but the people said
t hey would uot fit him, aud the cast of moc
casins were no comeatable;
".A ud it is true, and no joke,
The people's tack Typo uearly broke,
When he had such greal desire;
Aud run that little race for squire."
Typo says if we should come hack to our
old stumping ground, the people are gener
ous and Kirgiying, and will not put a halter
on us, but halter up their stock. Typo's
stock will be mighty easy haltered. A sand
hill crane could fly a t housand miles with
them without resting. There is liltledauger
of either of us beiug haltered; a generous
people that know ns being our protection,
aud a greasy neck being Typo's reliauce as
a rope Would slip over his head faster than
It could bj tied; aud now we would say to
Typo iu couuli.sU n, convinced ly his late
magisterial experience, that as a 'defender ol
the people like the prophets of the Old, you
had but lit! le honor iu your o.vu country.
Better shake off the dust of your sandals,
and go west , young man any where but
south, across tho Hue, for the people's stom
achs are weak, aud the climaie of Maury
would not aaroe with you; and be sure to
disabuse youraell of the notion thulauy one
wnul'l cast reflections upon either the soil
or t ue cooq people oi the th (,iiu iti, be
cause Murrell happened to be barn there. It
would be as ungenerous to do so, as it the
the llth district were to reflect upon Nash
ville for producing that badly spoilt Job in
the shape of Typo. -
Trout are biting at the mills. Little Jake
Shiies taught two yellow cats Saturday last
that weighed out S'poUhdsrdtid Uie oth
er U pounds. . ,i ' -
liHsl Wednesday uigni ;in;s charming
little French story was given by some
amaleurbol oui towt,, at (ui; l.uiiicr lall.
The audience numbered soine two or three
Uutiiirvd. ' of course the interest ot the play
huidiuiut mill LuiuuLdJ
Miss Carrie Walker, who acted her part
with great spirit, aud with a just apprecia
tion of it. The first part ol the play, indeed
uutil near the close, there is but littleoppor
tntilty for display of dramatic power, aud
it was on iy till then that the handsome
young actress electrified her audience by
some really tine acting. From the moment
she becomes betrothed, and stem difficul
ties appear in the way, the true heroism
and nobility of her nature comes out.
This induces us to say thai Miss Walker
would, by practice, bo able lo appear credit
ably, aud possibly, with brilliaul success, in
heavier plays even in those graud tragedies
which st ir tne uenri 10 ns ueepesi emoiions.
The young "star" was well supported, there
being no failures. Mr. John P. Brown as
the Hempfariuer, acted with great vigor,
aud seemed to have a very correct appre
ciation of bis character; while Atr.Seavy, as
Farmer Pesce, did spleudidiy he liaviug a
much better part. The music, by Miss Ida
Jamison on tne piano, Mr. Ned Davis ou the
violin, and Mr. Brute Pickenson tbeFrench
Harp, was very good. The entertainment
was highly enjoyed, and we trust this
talented company of amateurs will give us
something else. The proceeds about SW.OO
nelt goes to the M . Church.
WILLI AMSFOKT ITEMS.
Writing is a painful thrill,
And not to write more painful still.
Oh ! it is the worst of pain.
To write for the Herald and not write again
r or sayiai k says ue is uoue.
After great glory won,
As being the handsomest man;
So being ugly, I'll do the best I can
Esq. M. M. Russell has been" sick for four
or five weeks, but is now convalescing.
One of the best ami most readable riocn
ments published recently, is the speech of
theHon.W.C. wnitinorne, at Franklin
April 2l'th. in which he spoke the truth be
yond all doubt, showing up corruption aud
fraud. Its close snouiu De neeaed by all
Democrats wno iove uoeriy ana free gov
eminent; "close your columns, stand by
yonr guns, preserve your organization until
fraud is dethroned, corruption is punished,
and your government in its administration
is restored to its old ways."
The Horn Tavern, situated "just over the
Rhine, "conducted, upon me European plan
tint un extensive business.
The Malor George Lipscomb farm was snid
last week under a deed of trust, and was
bought by W. li. upsconio, son or its for
iner owner, at S20.50.
Misses Eva and Lizzie Sowell have each
had an attack of roseola.
R. n. Dansbee. a eroceryman of the vlt.
laze, was summoned by a letter to Missis
sippi last weea to aiieuu uis oromer, Mr. D.
Dansbee, who was said to be dying. Such
calls are never attended to with more alac
rity by any one than by Mr. D., for he has a
heart as true as steel, and as large as all out
snarks were wafted to Beech Lawn.
the residence ol Esq. R., In a space of two
hours last Sunday evening, attracted there
by the 'Squire's daughters. Messrs. A. and
andTi.. of Columbia, were among the num
ber. Mr. A. laid claim to several of the gate
posts on tne iarm. tie is welcome to tne
gate and the posts, too. ii inai is ail
Mr. J ames i. Jones lseuutieo 10 wear thn
blue ribbon among the horticulturists of
the village. wis vegeiaoies are always
earlier and more perfect than any one's.and
the work is so skillfully executed as to
make the garden a pinK oi periecxton.
G.-W. Bratton. of Leatherwood. has a fine
brown mare that foaled at one time, a short
time since, a mule and a horse colt, both
well developed, but both dead.
A child, born near Beaver Dam Springs
not long since, had present at its birth, two
great grand-fathers, two great grand-mothers,
two grand-mothers, and its father and
mother. B. F. Harris is the father. One
more numerouslv provided for paternallv
will not readily be found than this young
ster. W. P. Young, of the 18th district, a most
estimame gentleman, has had a fearful time
iii his family with scarlet fever. His daugh
ter lay at death's door for a long time, but is
Esq. G. W. Htockard has purchased of J. T.
. Greenfield, what is known as the Drwer.
aud one hundred acres of the Wells' tract
in all, something near 8uu acres. Mr. S. now
has 1H00 acres, whose generous harvests will
spring and bloom and fruit to swell his
We learn of Dr. G. W. Grav. the phvsician
n attendance, that Capt. G. W. Mavberrv
was struck by paralysis last week, render
ing him very near helpless.
Samnilla, a little daughter of Julius and
Mollie Blair, col., tell And broke ber right
arm below tne eioiw Saturday. ,i
Womcr, colored, speechless Saturday, nea
11HII taVi9t W1U1CU, UIinilV lUWllCU A
the village.. His life Is despaired of. Davis
Mary Stewart, colored, was arralened be
fore Squire Fuckett last week for assaulting
Mrs. waimuB, oi tiaintown, with a rocx
The squire let Mary off to the tune of elev
Isaac Gordon, colored, who Is totally
blind, and lives by a pension from the gov
ernment, went to Columbia and drew 87
dollars, and returned, no doubt, very hap
py but Abraham, his son, bas two splendid
eyes, must couut papa's money for him re
turns it as Isaac thinks all right; but lo and
behold, when he has it recounted, it is mi-
uus of 74 dollars. Abe is said to be a noto
rious theif. How ungrateful to a blind dad
Sam G. Delk, Josh J. Delk, Wm. Cathey,
and others, will go to Swan a fishing tnis
week. May fine sport attend them.
Crop prospects are to-day rat her gloomy,
verything backward. Corn aud cotton that
Is up has a sickly-sppearance, aud all not
yet planted, though will be Auished this
week, if we have good weather. Wheat
prospects are fair.
Ouite a number of hogs and beef cattle
have changed hands In this neighborhood
recently, at good prices.
That long eared, heel flying animal a
muie KicKeu t etix, a colored boy oi tne
17th district, Saturday, lu the village, ses
verely on the chin. Remember you are not
behind a returning board when in his rear.
Mrs. A. M. Williams is visiting herdaugb
ler, Mrs. L. D. Banks, of Thompson Station.
Elder W. T. Lee is traveling iu the inter
est Of Pricliard s Co.. marble manufacturers,
Madisonville, Kentucky. We recommend
the public to buy of him, provided, how
ever, that he should sell to them cheaper
man tuey can buy oi nome manufacturers,
If not we invariably give home manufac
turers the preference. We do know that
foreigners cannot pay a large agent s com
mission and undersell home merchants, if
the latter wilt only be satisfied with a living
profit. It will be to the interest of those
who desire to suitably mark the graves of
their "dear departed friends" to miorm
themselves on this matter, aud extend their
patronage to the deserving parties.
The announcement of the death of ex-
Governor William G. Brownlow, calls to
vivid remembrance, many of the promi
nent instances of his lively and stirring
career, lie was an uncompromising union
mau; and when the first regameut entered
the city of Knoxviile in July lstit, the stars
and stripes were floating over his house; but
they were very soon lowered, and himself
put in prison. The guard at the jail had to
be made strong to keep away the mob that
was clamoring for his blood. Notwith
standing all their clamor and threatening
he was not intimidated iu the least, but
would harrange the mob In the most bitter,
abusive and insulting language that put to
shame the mobbing party, who returned to
the depot crest falleu aud heartily ashamed
of the part they had taken In the affair: say
ing that Brownlow was an old fool, a luna
tic, and ought to be In the asylum. He was
a bitter persecuter of his political oppon
entsthe Democrats. He said that he nev
er did aud never would associate with a
Democrat iu this world, and that he would
never be bothered with them lu heaven, as
they will never get there. None ever hated
a rebel soldier worse than him; and none
were more abususive to their enemies;
whilst on the other hand, none were kinder
to their friends than he. He was a bitter
pro-slavery man, prior to the war, and vig
orously impressed his decided convictions
from a biblical staudspuint. Although
many of his party were piratical thieves,
no dishonesty ever attacted to him j as he
was always too proud for a thief; an 1 cow
that lie is gone we say peace to his ashes.
The young people design having a picnic
on .Rutherford Creek, near Mr. A. Black
burn's, to-morrow Saturday,
One of our neighbors had his buggy over
hauled a few days since,, but imagine bis
chagrin when upon having it driven home
to him, he ascertained that tbe pole was
six inches to the left side from the centre of
the buggy. We will not undertake to relate
all he said concerning it, but we do know
that he said "by -granny," for which he
should not be blamed at all, as he bad to
pay his money, and more than two prices
We met our friend James Denton a few
days since, who is the father of some of the
smartest children iu the county. He says
that he could have married a very wealthy
widow wheu he was a widower If she would
have had him.
Farmers are buoyant over their bright
prospects in the near tutu re; mid their lum
py anticipations may be realised at harvest,
for wheu the iarming community prospers,
all worthy people prosper.
W. H. Dod son, post-master at Corlnth,Mls
slssippl, and a former resident of this coun
ty, was circulat ing amongst his friends and
relatives In this end of the county last
week. He is remembered as being one of
the cleverest men that ever lived amongst
us. He informed us that J. W. Causey and
June Allen, who were the n.i.st popular
beaux that ever lived in this s cliou prior
lo ine war arc married. Mr. Alien louno
a sweetheart whilst we were in the moiin
taiusof North-west Virainia iu IMtil. and
went bacK and married her at the close of
war. Mr. Causey married at Corinth.
We don't think that the hosts did any
great damage in this vicinity.
J. D. Jackson says t hat it a man wants to
see pretty girls ho should go to Antioch,
where he did a tew weeks since, and doffed
his centennial hal tc some of l he prettiest
he ever saw; and also heard Eld. Morton
preieh a most excellent sermon ou univers
al 1 ve to God aud mau, from the 13th
chapter of 1st Cor.
The soft still night air is otlcj. iet iu com
motion by sweet music dispensed by a
young string band of sereuadcrs; the uiein
bersof which are John Halcomb, James
Wortham, Joseph Howard, John White
head and Frank Jackson, all of whom play
well for beginners.
Mr. James Hayes has returned from a
three weeks' visit to relatives in Marshall
County, and still rides his "world beater."
We forgot to mention in qui laut; items
the iiin-uiug-away of two ploty;' teaius, that
occurred oq the 21th of last mouth. One (a
youug horse of Parson Dixon's) kicked
loose from the plow, aud whilst In prepa
ration lor being rehitched, became worse
frightened than ever and broke loose from
his groom aud ran away, and when found
he was at Mr. Stephens' gate, three miles
trom tbe starling point. Tho otb.er.-J. S.
Caldwell's, alsc a" y uiifc &s U.e uer, man-
ifei,liU btiiue -i siubbeilihelij in, , passing
through a gap when going to work that
morning, which irritated his groom, who
gave him a flogging. So when, but fairly
started at plowing, the plow became chok
ed, aud Bob thereupon threw down the
plow and dropped the lines, un " seized a
oorristUfc., broi-eH, 81114 proceeqed Iq' cJean
the 1 plbw therewith. The horse looking
back and discovering the up-lilted oonstalk
expected another Hogging, and to escape
it he ran away; during his spree be ran
against the handle of auother plow, break
ing off the crook and running tbe stub
Into his shoulder about ten inches, causing
him lo bleeo. copiously i rooubly Shoot two
gallons ttefofe it coq Id be stopped. Jt is now
thought that ie will ot weii, Mr. Cald
wull Icisa yerf filie JtUS ft Jew weeks since
irom ueiug snagged.
Miss Pig Adkisson tsj gradually gfowiug
worse with that insidious disease, pulmo
nary consumption. (She is tbe fifth one of
the above named family wbft have suc
cumbed to the dread disease within two
vears. It is a sad thiug indeed, for a ind
"mother to be forced t bury all of her chil
dren; but such, we fear very much will be
the case with Mrs. Adkisson.
Carter's CreeK Stnfion.
7b the Editortothc Herald aiul Muik
A lady of our acquaintance recently gave
us a very valuable prescription fer the very
ugly habit of using bywords her Utile boy
had earned at school. When she heard him
language, she kindly reproved him aud
Iheu washed his mouth thoroughly with
soft soap. She says itffeoted a speedy cure;
And she has not found it necessary to repeal
the application. We give it for the benefit of
mothers generally, with sons similarly
affected. We think that hii i r itcatiou of
Hie above prescription wool 1 perhaps prove
benenciai to ina i cuu u. 1 ui 1 !u;-r gr-iw t u.
where ttie disee.se
ii lii'i.'f j
enronic foi m.
Hurricane Swlteb Pioneer Items.
Before Maury County was settled, south of
Duck River, the father of Morgan Fitzpat
Tick moved from North Carolina and settled
in Williamson, some 10 miles east of Frank
lin, Morgan was then not full grown.
About lbiU-5 and li, he often hunted bears
soutnofDuck River; sometimes com nan
Ions accompanied him. At others, he met
nanus oi inuiaus, sun minting in their old
grouuasorcna.se, anu men he joined i
tiieir uuuis. j.ney nau mree places
wuit-u tuey usnuiiy caiupea. one was
tne spring at culleoka; another on Fonn
liua threes:; in uie great
wuuvicTB.iu n"; Kini, ujeuu, uieiii K ill
rouch. broken countrv. krmwn as "U'nii
Harbor Hills." while thev also camped on
t I.. I... v. .1. I ... .. X , : 1 1 ..
vj,.vwc . v. q , cuuvvr UlUUlCQVlllc,
Once in a hunt with 5 or 6 companion
they lost their dogs, and on going up Globe
uce,raue upon luiuuians in camp, with
ineir nogs lying around.
Horeau, in advance, whistled tn Viis rliws
when the Indians raised their cons. Mor
gan anu crowu angaied behind their horses
and all stood a few moments with truns nre-
wijlcu. menuuiue, me uogs came up and
recognizeu ineir masters, when without
word from either party, a truce iseemt-ri
agreed on, auu Morgan ana crowd mounted
and rode off. No doubt he was recognized
as their former companion. Morgan mar
ried early, and being 21 or 2& years old, he,
In 1807, moved south of Duck River, his
wile riding a nonv. which, besides, carried
au ineir enects; ue walking, carried his gun
and was followed by W bear dogs, one of
which was a puppy of noted bear-hunting
stock, for which lie had eiven a sow anil
pigs in exchange. He squatted on tho old
Jones' place, on Globe Creek, adjoining Mc
Cintock Brown's tract.
There he set up forks to support the roof
oi ma tent, anu wiiii poles enclosed three
sioes, me nre occupying me lonrth.
His highest aspiration then, was bear
lmntins: he took a pride in beimr n success,
ful one, and no doubt felt rich aud was hap-
As to his wife, she had left all. and mnvnl
40 miles into a cane-brake, with no neWii-
oor nearer man 3 or i miles; out when she
looked :at her husband in the bloom of
youm aud manliood. of Herculean si renit h
and indomitable energy, in his every move
ment and expression, no doubt she felt
proud of her Morgan, the noted bear-hunt
The first hunt down In the Hurrlcane.thev
started a bear, Morgan got a shot, and only
wounded him. The dogs, puppy and all,
run out of hearing, aud he aud companions
went to Gillespie's Sprinir for water, and to
await tne return or the dogs.
Morgan oeing worried inline cane-brake
hiu uown on a roca. anu no doubt cooieii
off too suddenly, for he was taken violently
in uy toe tiniB tue uogs returned but no
puppy with them. With dinicultv bin
friends got him home, where he was con
fined several weeks.
Sometime afterwards, beinsr In Colinnhln.
and speaking of the loss of his puppy, a
gentleman from the Frierson settlement
remarked, that Just such a one was at a
neighbor's house, from which a bear had
been killed, the puppv stand iiiu around
barking at him.
" "i", jw. unu.auu i, ii t; geuiiemau
told him he had heard him barking during
Sunday, and on Monday he carried bis mm.
shot the bear, (a very large one,) showing a
wound in the head; the ball had not pene
trated the skull.
Upon comparing notes, thev found that.
from Friday till Monday morning that pup
py, by itself, had kept after the bear, aud
when killed was some Ih or SI miles from
where it was aroused. Tho bear seemed
r L"w'V.H.utA.,lite,.y "5U noieaieii any-
S . . . . .
I ' ' , "K"e 'STS
his puppy higher than ever. He took him
home, but in the next huut followed a bear
ofl and was never heard of again, as he
would not quit, evidently followed the bear
into other hunting grounds.
Morgan bought his tent-home from Dal
lam, who claimed land promiscuously,
hunted successfully all the best ground's,
also about Coruersvllle and Lyun ville, but
particularly iu the great bear-den in the
Hurricane, aud for several years was not
ed as a very successful hunter.
Childress, a prominent merchant of Nash
ville, who had married a daughter of Gen.
Rnllfl-tiuin. :i 11 1 ,1 1' I Va.slivillo Pirt.wi,-
Nruenced suit to restrain Dallam from selling
iauu, on wiucii ne una a owu acre claim.
Morgan having paid Dallam nothing now
moved to old Lyuuville, where his son, Col.
S. W. Fit.patrick, was born about 1812, He
continued to hunt, till about IMS, the suit
was determined in Childress' favor. He
now bought his old teut-home agaiu at 82.UU
per acre, aud having become fast friends
with Childress, he more by request than
ac'ual appointment, acted as his agent, and
once a year reported to Childress in Nash
ville, aud paid over what money he bad
been able to collect from the sales aud
In some two years, Childress proposed to
Morgan, to sell him all his wild lands;lnear
ly all the 5um acre survey, was still unsold.)
Morgan candidly admitted to him, he had
not a dollar, and could only pay him after
selling the lands, and then as fast as he col
lected it Childress accepted this, and so ail
those fine lands, through which Globe and
Bear Creeks flow, passed iuto Al organ's
hands, at F2M per acre, due when he could
collect it. Now, his great money-sense was
brought into activity. No doubt Childress
read him aright, and for 10 or lo years he
wasan active land trader.
His father haviug sold his home in Wil
liamson moved out, with a son-in-law, aud
boug .it his old tract. Morgan then moved
to his Mooresville residence. During his
land trading he was selling and buying
back, some of it, as many as 5 or 6 times,
while settlers were Hocking in and land
continued to advance in price.
He paid Childress offiu less than 10 years,
for then Mr, Evans, his wife's father, died,
Morgan bought his first negro, his wife in
heriting a part interest.
He made cotton with his boys, and hired
help before he bought this woman, at about
Having paid oil' Childress, he now bought
negroes as fast as he collected in his land
sales still trading iu lauds. Wheu iu 18o2,
bis son. (the Col.,1 married a daughter of
John D. Love, he gave him 500 acres, where
ireweti now resides, auu ii, siocaed
as a cotton farm, he Uien kept his Moores
ville place, aud had bousiht the Jones' place
again, and some oilier tracts, and had them
occupied as cotton farms. He and his sou
(the Col.,) uow crowded cotton making, and
In lsfl they jointly Isnight Maj. Wheeler's
fine oHO acre tract, in Giles; aud soon after,
also John Golps -iiio acre farm, adjoining,
ou which, Buford Station is located.
When Patrick McGuire s land was put ou
the market, about ls,"iO, Morgan bought the
fine tract in the great bend on Fountain
Creek, opposite the Wolf-Harbor Hills.
Morgan uvea 10 an advanced age; ior
sometime he could ouly count h negroes,
then he sent off, and bought another
said he must have 2oo. At his death he still
had some 3000 acres of land, among the best
in Maury. Giles and Marshall; these were
stocked, and in successful cotton culture.
and over 200 negroes.
On his Mooresville tract, alter his active
trading days, he built a very large
brick house, the finish and furniture nice
and elegant. He could not stand anything
witnout loving money ior useii, nis am
bition seemed to be pride of possession.
In his old age he was as proud of his success
as a bear-hunter, as of his laud trading, or
ms rapid accumulation ot property.
Morgan and John Fitzpalrick, now hunt
ing buffaloes on the troutiers of Texas, (and
report 10110 miiea,show tney luneritea irom
their grand-father the same love of a hunt
In a conversation with au old gentleman
of Mississippi, who had started in life much
as did Morgan Fit.patrick, and who had
accumulated a large quantity of properly,
wnen as Ken direct, at what penou 01 111s
life was he most happy, he readily and
without hesitation auswered, "When I was
young, vigorous and active, moving to Mis
sissippi, my wife riding oue pony anil I
walking, carrying my gun, leauiug auotner
pony, packed with all the effects we possess
ed." I'll a ut ley Bend,
To tlie Edittra of the Herald atul Mail:
Your subscribers heartily approve your
coarse both In regard to the Pr. sident and
the outrage inflicted upon public Justice,
In commuting the punishment of a convic
As to Thnmason I hear but one expression
iu our section, that is "he ought to have been
hung," and ti,e pe.ipie are down upon the
Governor and theHttprenie Court for tbe
course they have taken to rescue him from
the haugiuau's rope.
Courts and judicial proceedings, become a
solemn Jaree in the eyes of the people when
their verdict, judgemnt or sentence can
thus without testimony, or cause be set
aside. Those simple editors at Shelbyville
add McMiun ville, profoundly ignorant of
the whole case, think that because a felon
protests his Innocence it is all so. it is the
most natural thing in all the world to lie in
order to save lile; but it should be altogether
unnatural for theSupremejndicalory in the
land after confirming the action of the Court
below, after passing the death sentence with
out any ney ev ideue to the Contrary, to
Eut ineir leet upon what tuey nad done,
el such a murderer as this turn up in the
community and he will never see the inside
of a courtroom. The people will pass sen
tence and execute it themselves.
A MAN HAPLY HURT,
Peter Dooley, who lives in the bend, was
struck by Arinstead Jordan, a resident of
omnium in tue i.ehu wnuu roCK. J eter
had to be hauled home In an cypress. There
was sone apprehension' that he would die
from the effect of lhi blow, out al this
writing I lenri) he i better.
The citizens on the north side of Duck
river from Leftwich bridge down, at least a
majority of them, now cross the river p.t the
Iron bridge. Thev thrs et ;.Joj rt4f paying
toll cn the new turnpikb froni Columbia to
Sower! lower 'mill, It may be they have
suddenly found out the route by the iron
bridge is nearer. We are about to get up a
turnpike from Columbia on Uie Irom bridge
route, and will have a toll gate at the Iron
bridge which way will they go then Wo
hope they will uot abandon us, wheu we
?;et our telltale up. The increased travel
roia that hnper section will iireatlv heiD us
out, - Bv-wav.
Within the past month the Odd-Fellows
In this and other countries have celebrated
their nfty-ei;htu aiiuivervnj. . '
Some writers say mat tuiu order has its
source iu the Hoiuau army, others trace it
to the Euroean guild ot the middle ages;
bat however that may be, the Independent
1 irderof Old-Fellow began its existence with
live members, iu the city 01 ttiiluuore iu
Already. !t ha- eiteuueu ihiouzh everv
statettf the Lniou, through the hdands of
tbe ooeans, South America, Europe, and
other pUoo, until uow. It bells the globe,
and reports live hundred thousand, mem
Washington Encampment, the next to
the oldest iu Tennessee, holds its neellngs
the second and Inert I; Monday uight ill
each juonth; w lulel, luiiiljia Lodge meets
in the Odd-I'U.ow's hall every Muuday
ine Tennes-e-' O Id-Fellows have a flour
ishing orpliau V ii-y mill in Memphis, where
theli orphans hi
It eared for and educa-
teu. I ue CKlu 1- e
inst il at on twt u
pie.- It throw .
sic, tue hid :e s,
the lelief of 1-1
lie sicK,rMleve .
and cduc-itf 1 ii-- -tere
are so ut ."an
l.iwsol Memphis gave the
it .ooiety which is
d t- Americans as a peo
. .1 11 : ul restraint around
o. ! : men; if a member is
i'..-. uulcbcrs to attend to
u 1 Otld-Fellov.-s visit
.. --i reKBtd, bury the dead,
, i as. Iraaucial inat
: -! oy this fraternity that
. 1 - me moderate, when
oi' other societies,
What it. Maury County Man Ilouestly
i diuki ot i exan,
Corsicanna, Texas, April 9), 1877.
TolheEdiior of the llcruUt and Mail:
By vour reo nest, and that of man v nl li.r
friends, I now write. 1 have traversed several
counties of misstate. 1 think 1 have gained
some correct information, it cannot be ex
pected that I should go into detail, but shall
only speak of those things that I deem most
interesting to your readers.
The first thing that 1 shall notice is, health.
This climate is undoubtedly healthy, with
tue exception ol the creek and river bottoms
that are covered with dense forests. Thei e
is no uuestion but that they are sickiv.
chauges are easily guarded against and less
uangerous than in other parts of the L'uion,
ine winds caned nortners, are not detrimen
tal to health, but are the great purify inn
agencies of the atmosohere. and in fact 1
don't think any State will vie with "Texas
ior general neaiiii, beauty anu soil 01 uie
The Texas prairies as a general thing ex-
cell in beauty and fertility of soil. Nature
has done more for them than other sjHit.s of
the globe, swelling them up and spreading
them out in successive undulations of rich
arable hind. We might say the fields have
ueen cleared to tne nanus 01 tue larmer.
while the hardy pioneers of by-tcone day
went into the heavy timbered forests of the
o'der States with lire and ax in hand and
made his fields. He plowed amongst roots,
rocks and stumps olten with words more
hot than holy, and truly ate his bread in the
sweat 01 nis lace, in iact to accompiisn tne
task of clearing, and Improving a farm
single-handed as many of our fathers did, it
required an iron win, a stout constitution.
and the toil of a life, but here one-half the
expenditure of labour and money, that it
then took to secure a home in the forest A'ill
now insure a lar more desirable one 'ou
these prairies. The soli varies in depth
irom one to ten leet, anu in quality irom
litiht sandy, to a black waxy: tne truth is
in un can icet. auv kiud of land he wants
Tim samiv lands are easier cultivated t.ian
t h utrti'v. but t he latter is more durable aud
better adopted to small grain. We know it
is said tbat eloquence in its subllmest flight
rises only from the ruins of society, spread
ing its wings to the gale when storms brood
uhju the sky, and Ideality ouly drinks from
the cup of inspiration when the heart lies
crushed and bleeding, yet we 111 in k no
grander theme ever presented itself to the
tongue of the orator, or the pen of the poet
than some of these Texas prairies, covered
as they are during the spring and summer
with a creat variety of the richest flowers
that ever decked the earth, and rising in
uentle billows as though old Ocean in her
calmer moments nad suuueniy congealed
id stood motionless forever, x win now
give you tbe average crop 01 some 01 uie
counties that I have examined, beginning
with Grayson County: cotton per acre ?i bate
corn per acre 30 bushels: wheat per acre 20
bushels: oats per acre 40 ousneis.
Collin county: Cotton per aore, balejcorn
per acre.iS bush els:wneat per acre. oi nusneis
oats per acre uu ousneis.
Dalloscountv:Cotton per acre, A bale;corn
per acre 40 bus.hels;wheat per acre, 30 bushels
oats per acre, 40 ousneis.
Tarrant couuty:Cotton per aere, balejcorn
per acre,.fc Dusneis; wneai per acre,.) uusueis,
Is ner ftive. 45 bushels.
Navarro county Cotton per acre, J bate;
corn per acre, 35 bushels; wheat per acre, lo
busbels; oats per acre, 00 Dusneis.
These counties are toeu waiarea, 1 1 mean
bv well watered, that mostot their water
Is obtained from wells.) nor do 1 think it as
irood as our Tennessee springs. Vegetables of
every variety uo wen iiere; iney grow more
rapidly, and ripen mucu earner iiiau in
Tennessee, (inai lswiieiiiue grassuoiipers
will let them alone, but there are millions
of these ctvalers here now aud they like
egetables much earlier thau we doi Peaches
glow fine and melons are lar superior 10
those ol any country I have seen. Spanish
nonies broken and unbroKen sen at eio 10
2-V Good larjie American horses and mules
are worth S70 to 140. Good clear bacon sides
are worth 12 cents, corn seldom sells for less
than 50 cts per bushel. Texas is tue 11 nest
nonltrv countrv in the world, 'lhey inut
tlDlv faster than elsewhere and chickens
never have the napes. Eaas are worth lOcls
during the summer and irom js to oil during
he winter and chickens sen irom i,-m 10
5,00 per dozen. Groceries are as cheap if not
hen ner thau in the old Slates, harmiug
uinlementsand machiuery can be had here
on as reasonable terms as elsewhere; farm
laborers penerally get from 12 to S'-O per
month. Improved lauds usually rent irom
ft-i to peracre.according to locality, quality
and improvements, lue proiessious are
generally overrun, especially iu the large
cities and towns, but mechanics can calcu
late on a fair chauce for employment all the
year round, lor au instance at ron worm,
carnenters are receiving from t2 to I per day
this Place in ten months it has grown from
11 sm u 11 vill.'iee. to a citv whose population
and business transactions will compare with
that of Columbia. While there 1 had the
nieiLHiire of 111 eel ine inv old friends Dr. W
R. Johnston, Eddy, Gen. Abram Knight aud
George Whittaker; the two latter li ve five
miles north of the town on what Is known
us grand prairie, at whose hospitable homes
I sjient som pleasant days. The roads here
ar3 delightful during the spring, summer
and fall, A great deal of the travel is doue
in wagous with spring seats, It Is a common
occurence to see from 15 to 20 wagous at
church on Iiord's day; many are Interested
about the moral status and literary attain
ments of this people to such we would say
that we have visited places where there was
not that regard paid to God's laws, his
church,sabbath and worship that one would
expect to nieetiu tbe older settled countries,
never tne less mere are many places iiere,
that, nowhere, in proportion to numbers.
can a higher or more cultivated order of
literary acumen or scienunc attainment oe
Timber is scarce here aud many haul their
wood and rails from 5 to 15 miles, yet strange
to say you can procure your wood, and fence
your farm with less labour and time than
you can in Tennessee; besides a farmer has
more time to do it.
The seasons here for the past five years
have been very uood. but If tbe expression
is admissible 1 would say, that it rains here
with less judgment than any country I ever
was In; sometimes 1 100K ior rain every
minute aud it wont rain a drop, then again
1 don't think it will rain for a week and in
thirty minutes we will have a shower.
To give an Idea of what can aud has been
done ou the farm here I will relate some
facts thut 1 have obtained from the most re
The Bad sett Brothers ; who are well known
iu Maury 1 raised last year 2-'io bushels of
oats with seven hands including them
selves. This looks like it is a pretty big
story, but Just wait until I am done, all of
the plowing that this crop received after,
being planted was done by Burrell k Harris
Mat took the tour Hired Hands and did tne
hoeing, besides 100 acres of the land that
they had iu cotton was raw prairie, which
they fenced aud began to break about the
middle of February, and is not as good for
auy crop as old laud, it is not r,ll told yet,
two of the Badgett giilh pl.iked two bales oi
cotton,outoi the corn field that had sprouted
iif xi un. luc ! iiicicaiuiriuico imp,
How Is that for hiahf
The Badgett Bros., crop for 8 hands this
year is, 17o acres or cotton, 00 acres corn, aud
oats sufficient for their s'yock, this crop will
be cultivated with tliree riding onltivators
after being planted. I have seen where
2nd lbs of ootton per acre was gathered last
year Irom a corn field, where the gentleman
sowed the seed broad cast when he was
layiug-by his corn.
To show with what certainty this people
calculate ou a cotton crop, many of them
will give you their farms if yon will culti
vate it one year in cotton and give them the
crop, ine icos nome-steud law is the
most, liberal one 1 ever saw, each head of a
family is allowed 200 acres ol land without
reference to the value of auy improvement
there on, and can be in one or more parcels,
it may consist, 01 town 101s not exceeding
$..Ouo in value at the time it is designated
as a homestead, without refef nCe to the
value of auy improvements there on.
At lallas a few months ago, a ri reo, -our red
at night, destroying one whole square of the
city, by sun-up next morning there were
wagon loads of brick and lumber on the
grounds, hands clearing away the red hot
embers, and carpenters and masons Joying
tile foundation's of other buildings. I re
late this to illustrate the energy and vim
wlt'i which this people precs , or ward and
how they overcome misfortunes:.
There aro tnany other things about which
we could write, but for lear we occupy too
much space iu your paper and crowd out
things that are of more importance we will
close by sayiug, that themlghty tide of emi
gration that is pouring iuto Texas, her ex
leutof territory, variety of climate soli and
prod ucllons, are destined iu a few years to
make her one of the brightest stars of the
Union. To the youug ladies we would re
mark, if you want to 111 Hi ty Texns presents a
field unrivaled by any we have ever met;
there are at least five youug men to every
young lady, aud nowhere is there more
respect paid te the fair sex, or Jiieu- bow
with ntore reverence at the shiiife of their
beauty and chatms. Voting men have you
plenty; here yoU can enjoy it, aqd. if you
have nothing this is the place lu act along
without it, And now pi all we say, come
and see this land for yonrsleves, many like
it, others dislike it. You will find here not a
paradise, but rarilk, nten not angels. Life
has here its trials, Its struggles und hopes,
but here, as elsewhere, Industry has reared
her monuments and located rn&ny a happy
boie, . -40,H'iLatUoj,
To the ICailun of the Herald and Mail:
After a long rainy spell, we are agaiu
blessed with a sun shine, thouL'li cool. We
have had frost several mornings this week.
No damage done ou the high Uud to the
crops of wheat and garden.' we will have a
plei'ty of j,, j-ies. Vliould there be no freez
ing finuu' this time forward ami peaches on
tho high lands. All on the low lands, killed
by the severe winter. The wheat crop,
promises an average yield. The farmers are
making good use ot the fair weather, plant
ing their com and cotton. Sever! run
away the past-wee!r. e.ltr.eekhu of the horse
kind.four or nvetUeaa-TniT lay. One of them
Ih.at ii,t had religious training most of the
time, ran from his owner faun, Rev. T. J
Dixon, to Scott Stephens, a distance of five
mljes,what could bethe poor animal's reason
we know not, probably it wished a contract
of talk, under the excitement. The young
bachelor of this vicinity, w::l noon have
his collage ready to iuove-iuldV lie speaks
ol vicilttij, Berlin' boon, wllh a view of got
Itug ltiruiture for the same; a very good
idea, good furniture is quite an addition to a
nice bouse, especially tue kiud he purposes
celling. No house looks so well without it:
Fair lew Is still doing her share busiuess,
buy lug and selling, constautl) .
A picnic is to be ou Uum iitwr Bunch's
store Saturday next. Willau Editor aud a
miller be oil hand. They are expected, by
soiue of the youug ladies. Jake
Statement ol the Moulti'it threat UowX
iuisvil,le, K., Mny th, 1S77.
T the alitor vf fre Oetattl aud Mnti:
The fallowing in a comparative statement
of the gross earnings of the Louisville A
NHt.vllP A South & North Alabama K R
lor the month of April I87H and IK77 A r.rli'
1HT7, ;n-,,ieu i; APr.l,,ls7, ci,kW
,.!.. Restiettfuily, '
, ii. kTANKIKOKb,
I'mblic School III rce font.
There will lie a meeting of the Public
School Directors, of Maury oounty, at the
Court-House InColunbia, on Saturday June
ot'th lsi77. As some degree of uniformity Is
essential to the successful operation of the
Public School system,all Directors in terested
m its success are earnestly requested to at
tend. itay bth lbTt. W. Ii. WOOD.
To Che Editors of Uie Herald aiul Mail:
The Thomason case seemed to have called
forth general comment and censure. I very
much admire the manly sentiments of b
citizen subscriber in last week's Herald, in
vindication of the citizens of Columbia, for
burning the State otliclals In effigy.
Whether hanging ever did or can answer
any good purpose is a matter of doubt, but
frequency oi condemnation, and freuuency
of paidou must work evi'.aiid only evil, the
most abandoned villain will always Indulge
the hope that his sentence will be softened.
A pollution of morals is often the result ol a ,
pollution or discipline.
Several of the students have been triad
dened during the week by visits from their
Mr. A. O.Willlams, ownerof Marcella Falls
factory, stopped en route to Nashville, to
see his son, Mr. Walter Vestal. Mr. Wil
liams Is a man of energy, aud has doue
much for the community in which he
resides. He isa Methodist of liberal idea,
which ideas are lieautifuliy Illustrated, In
the grace of giving to the church of his
choice. Tbe cloth manufactured at Marcella
Kails is not ouly durable but of beautiful
Dr. II. F. Johnson , of Brook haven Institute
Mississippi was In the village on Weduesday
visiting his son, a student of the Institute.
Dr. Johnson presides over the largest female
school in the South. There are one hun
dred and twenty-seven boarders In the Col
lege family. The Dr. is a man of imposing
personal appearance, and much suavity of
manners, lie was on his way to Nashville
to attend the meeting 01 tne book com
mittee of which he is a member.
Friday was generally observed by ou
Methodist friend as a day of fasting am
prayer, in behalf of the China mission. Iu
the absence of the pastor. Rev. Jas Curry
a youuK preacher tana siuoeui, con
dueled the services of the Missionary
Prayer meeting, in tho Methodist church
Friday night. We have lust heard that thJS
excellent young minister lia-i been called to
iaue ci large 01 ine scnooi ai I'eiersurg . may
he win the success he so well merits.
Mrs. Euphe Coffee, of Pulaski, Tenn, after
several montns sojourn witn relatives in
Maurv lelt lor home ou Thursday. Her de
nurture is much remi tted by all who had
the pleasure to meet her.
Rev. Green P. Jackson was iu Nashville
several days last week, attending the meet
ing of the Bishops, This is one of the most
interesting convocations of the church, as
Uierfcime is tired for the Homing 01 ine an
nuarSoiiferonc.es. and the presiding Blshoi
selected for each. The Sunday services in
Nashviile (in the Methodist ctiurciies) were
conducted bv the Bishop.
Prof. W. It. Webb, who takes a lively
interest in all matters pertaining to the
church, went to Nashville on Saturday and
"slaved over Sundav."
The editorof the Murfreefbore News has
been ptiKzlingthe people, aud searching the
dictionaries to find out what a puuger
irourd is. what say the smart lawyers and
prospective leelslators of Columbia? Are
they too touching this matter, "green
I ,et I nee. radishes and onionS are abundant,
aud a few strawberries are blushing beneath
their green leaves. So lar as heard irom,
Mrs. Fannie Hunt has tno earnest 01. me
A stranger. Miss Martin has recently come
into our miiLst. She has received numerous
calls and compliments, and it Is hoped she
will become a pormaucui resiueui 01 mis
That spring scourge, nieasies, is iiisai'-
pearing aud great Is the joy thereat.
To the EiUtnr uf the Mr rah I ami Mail:
The Little Iiot correspondent seems to have
some fears of being taxed for the purpose of
buildiue a bUdgo over duck ittver. e
need not be exercised iu mind over as an
imnroliHliln event as that. Our count V has
been settled for nearly a century, and has
raised hogs and corn, pea nuts, and almost
evervthiuu else, aud why should wo be
l.txi d for bridires anil ran roaus anu sucu
unnecessary improvemeuls.whenferry boats
and good mule teams, ore good enough for
any people, we are ioriunai in naving
a. country ricu iu minerals, unnuqtiwuii m
DiTHiui-tivo lands, oeauinui women, intelli
gent men. industrious freedmeu, good
county schools .meeting houses to preach In,
thiuk with all those, things, it is enough, to
satisfy any set of men, without being taxed
lor modern improvements, now, uon i you
think we have furnished a pretty good
urticleou the wroug sldeof a great question?
We see from an article recently puoiisueu
lu the Herald that, a party of Maury county
fisherman had been auellui! In Lick Creek,
aud from the leading of that paper there
was a creat many and some very large taken
wen, we aresarisneu, inai mere nas ueen 110
successlul nslnug uoue oy auy 01 ner pany
this season, in our county, or by tbcsewhoui
we have seen irom Buaaio. 1 no oesi
auizliiiit iu ban. iu our vicinity have, in
every instance made signal inning wny,
even Cant. Barnes, of ashvllle and ltev,
M. L. Andrews, ot Franklin, have not taken
in two weeks as mauy fish, as eit her oue,
have caught in a single day s Usliing,
Our farmers, like those of nearly every
other county, are backward, have planted
but lit tle com, cotton, or pea nuis. in laei,
a great many have not finished breaking
their lauds; we have not had as much as one
week ol win ktuii within the month of April,
and May stauds in with a promise of another
rainy mouth. Tho very low price of pea
nuts, has caused a ureat many 01 our most
successlul growers to abandon tho raising of
them this year. )ur wheat looks well thouic h
scemiugly quite backward for this season of
O. A. Nixon, Esq., is out in the vicinity of
Bon Aquasprings attending a lawsuit.
'Marsh Johnson, h;is returned from a visit
to friends iu Columbia aud Nashville.
Hon. J. H. Moore, appeared as counsel be
fore ajustioeof the peace last week, and
made two poiubt before the court, iu his
Miss Ida Williams, is now in nastivuie
visitinit friends and relatives; her return is
anxiously looked for by her many friends.
Miss Annie Clugett, with lierblue eyes.
and sunny smiles lias gone to West leu
uessee to visit her relations.
Mi's. J. G. Bolton, and Mrs. Jas. Cuunini:
ham, with their iuteresling and lovely
children, from Savanunh, are visiting their
11 lends lucenirivinc- we nave ill Coulrl-
ville of marriageable age muetoeu as lovely,
oeautnui ami niteiugnni gins, as can be
found in any town ol the same size in Ten-
ncssee,and w- hen you waut a bevy or more of
irelty girls come to Hickman, and what Is
he sirauicesl matter 011 the subieet two of
the most bcuutilul or that uumber say they
would not marry under any circumstance
We have had a good deal of stillness in a
mild form in Ceutriville. and neighborhood
Dr. Ward, says he hod treated over seventy
five casejj tu the last ten days. It yields
readllyto medical treatment. We have heard
of no deaths, during Its prevalence.
1 ne Moon lompiars, propose to nave a ga
la day about 1 he 1st 1 lust., at which time
they desire the friends of Temperance- every-
wuere conveniently, to mec; VLeio. won-
er if the Editor of the Herald could come
and bring his sweetheart? They would bo
kindly received aud cared for.
To the lililor of the Herald and Mail:
The Sabbath-school at Lasting Huw is in
a condition just at this time to lie one of the
iiiont niicicni.iii) acntMiiB if, tile county. All
It needs is the presence of the older citizens.
and especially the older meuiliers of the
church both sexes. We want to form a Se
nior Bible Class, aud have an interesting
school. Some of tile member of tbe Old
,asting Hope Chinch that have been reared
the Suuday-iichool (so to sneak) bv our
forefathers, have failed so far lo meet with
us aud make our school a sucecvi. Thev all
are capable ol viv lug us good IntVirmailoii,
and even are willing to do so, 011 tho Bible,
and we hope tiiey will meet Willi us next
Sunday morning at !l o'clock and enroll
their names, and be out; ol us.
Mr. jas. a. McKay, tbe "old reliable of
the Station." after liavinir climbed ib itivv.v
heights of his 0111 bliion, and luiiy realiced a
life of single blessedness, has nt last most
gracefully surrendered and ack-iiowlnriiwi
his conqueror In the pe-son of Miss N. H.
Campbell. The termination of this evont
took place In the Episcopal Church, at
Spring Hill, at 3 o'clock, p. 111., ou the 2tith
Apni, oy ine ucv. utorsie Beckett, of Co-
Our tin 111 em have very long faces ou ac
count of so much rain. Some of them that
frequent the Stakion so often woiiikl have
ut little em ploy men .f iliev could not
grumble at tho v. either for beli.gtoo wet, or
too dry; for as we heard of one old farmei
saying a few days ago to one ol the station's
most constant visitors, thu'Y ho' would go
mad il ho were to sit rouud there like some
people did. TheloaLUig man replied that!
le would loo.
We are glad to sec Mr w. tf .!:.. ..1.1.
to ride out agaiu, He has been at his la
ther s, pear Santa Fe, confined to his lied
Wit u a very sore throat for several days.
Miss Fannie II., the captivating brunette
has returuud luimr vlliwn im-i, nvk,t 1..
relatives In your city. Much lo our delight.
Messrs. Mc.Meeii. Mi K'ui- 'i..iriii u,wi
Tale, four oi Iheniivi.t :,llaiits I-:lt last S1111-
a.v morn nig ai nil eai iy pour for your city,
wiu m,; eM-.uisi.iii puny ior iiewisburir
the Narrow Gunge It, R. '1 hey returned
iglily oiau-d with the trip liaviug enjoyed
IfllllJ ' I V JlltUJJia
A little two year old sou J Mr. A. H.
Kerr's, received a very siu-ious and we fear
a fatal injury, from the k it k ul a horse a few
days ago, breaking its skull. It is doing
well under the efficient treatment ol our
town VJiyniciau Dr. J. Spencer Hill, and Dr.
Brown ot your city. W illie, oldest son of
Mr. Kerr, is aim suffering Irom quite a
severe attack of acute articular 1 hetnualUiu.
He is also under Dr. Hill's treat.uejt.
Died near this place ol tun dread disease
consumption, Mrs. I40.LUU an old citizen,
and consistent uember of the C. P. church.
The eutei'pl-Isiuu firm of IL A. Mc A (
paying the highest market price for com and
country produce Kcnerally.
. W. A. Jamison, of the staunch firm Of
Mc. and j. hit for Nashville Ism. week to re
plenish their lmm3Uhesfot.a of loceilt-s.
Mr. Josh G. Bailey, td Columlla, paid our
village a vii-!t Ut FrhUiy.
Mr. John ijillcr Is very low with heart
dlseuse not expected lo live long.
Mr. Jordau Green and lady were visiting
friends and relutlves near D.ttk's Station
Our village will compete with any town
for horse jockeys. We hail three yov,iig lads
that stalled in tbe business, hv-melime ago
two oi them were trading to get harness
horses, so a:; tu he all "o k ' duiiug Presby
tery w,tu the youug ludiet,; but alas, their
horse would net work at all. One of the
young lads was seen driving a great big red
ant (created considerable ex ,lWiueut for
a few moment! upUchaivh last Suiida-
Mr. W. C. N.. the iivetv ,111.11 ,,f .
. . , t. ... itr ... 1 . 1 , . , , J .
b-tblm,11114 6nC" ilold
nVf"e u,.nofc Mr- K. A. McICay Is enjoying
, .. tw.-,t juBt now, as a iew mornings Hg
ii B"rit his shepherds out alter too cows. Hi
Heard them baying something, and he went
to see wnai 11 was. 1 ney were near a lariio
hollow slump; he looked in, and alas ! what
uo you sunpuie 11 was? Why. it wasslmiily
twelve opossums in the 01m slump, and not
a got mi slump lor ojmishuius ul t hat.
Near Pleasantvlllo, Hickman Couuty,
a ,-niiessec, on muy oro, inu, ni ine residence
of the bride's father, Jas. A. Hughes, by tbe
Rev. John TCdwurds, John L. Kirs land to
Miss Mollie E, Hughes. Attendants: Mr.
Win. W. Horner and Miss Enoia Cowan; Mr.
D. T. Johnson and Miss Mollie Kaihajii.
J. B. Gibson to Mary J. Gibsou.
West German to Surah Porter.
Sam Wthster to Eliza Mays.
Jim Andrews to Amanda Jouw,
The pretty girls do often sigh,
When their lovers are gone away:
1 hey wish that they would come
Aud stay with them all day.
They say they are so lonesome
I hey know not wliMt lo do;
1 hey only sigh and hung their heads,
Aud say, I know he will prove true.
They will sit by their window Hide,
A ml mourn, and ofteu sigh,
Why my lover does not come,
I cannot tell the reason why.
Some will say, he's sick,
Or gone out 011 a sigh,
Or gone to see soinu other girl
Then they will hang their heads und sigh
They will say they do not love him,
But it's always with a sigh,
And if he don't come olteu,
They will Siting their heads and cry.
Now, you have heard my opinion,
1 am sure it is very true;
The girls all ought to marry,
I think Its best, don't you;?
Raw Hide, Texas, April Sib, 1877. T. D.
Letter I rom Culleoka.
To the Editor 0 the llvruhl and Moil:
Permit me to
tflvn In vmir "Journal of
News," an extract from a letter received by
Dr. Cochran after bis return home. The
letter was written by Col. T. S. Coogler, or
Brooksvllle. lleruando count v. Florida-
dated April, 8U1 1H77. Col. Coogler, Is au
eminent jurist of that Stale aud is perfect
During the session ot the last legislature
of Florida, a charter was granted the South.
Florida Rail Itoad, giving certain prlviligcs,
but Governor Drew vetoed tho Bill; speaking
of this veto, Col. Coogler says;
"As it now stands,! he company are survey
ing the route and willcomiiieuce oeratlous
ut once, (as it Is backed by strong monetary
men and companies,) and the next session
of our legislature will give them all, aud
more thau Is granted under "Drew's" veto
BUI, Our crops tire better now, thau
ever knew at this season of the year, and
unless our Orange and Peach trees shed
some ol their fruit, the trees cannot sustain
them; I will have ripe peaches In three
weeks. If you bad dined witli ine to-day,
you would have eaten English peas, suap
beans squash, Irish Ktaloi-s, all Irom my
garden, and finished off wllh Blackberry
dumpling for doseil. Yes, aud 1 kuo.cil
you wish you bod been here, lot you had
frost and ice this morning at your 1 i-iinesseo
home.-escHicely a day passes, without some
"landhunter" pays mo a visit, t our days
ago. a party called on me, seeking homes
for 8 or lo fanulli-s. Two days since a gen
tleman representing a large Mew York firm
called to see me. His firm have been
running several largo sugar plantations lu
Cuba, but owiug to the disturbances over
there, they have been compelled to seek
sugar lands elsewhere and have st ut him t
examine Florida. He has been pretty much
all over the Stale, but likes our lauds belter,
than any he has seen yet. They don't want,
auy less than one thousand acres lu a tract,
and you know we can easily furnish teu
times that amount, and throw lu forty
thousand to boot. Bishop Pierce of tho
M. E. church south, called on me a few days
ago, and seems much delighted with our
section of Florida, and affirms be must havo
a home here. Thin Is the first live Bishop
that we ever had here, so you see that wo
are on the up gnuU ."
Measles which havo been on the "raiu
page"tn and around "Calty" for some time,
occasionally complicated with t he whoop
In I cough or Pneumonia, seems at present
to be on the decline. They are still linger
ing in the family of Mr. Henry Davis i.ud
Mr. J tunny Henderson, t lie handsome and
engaging clerk of t he firm of "Da Is A llcii
dersou," is con lined wit h t lie liieieles al IblH
lime; also Mr. John Fratley's family.
Mr. James Sin tser, our popular Imiggist Is
confined to.hisbcd wllh crysiplous of tho
face; you kiiow, that iirm rnllii, he presents
quite an intellectual face Inline! his counter,
but at this time his "phi" iu most wofully
Farmers congratulating themselves at tho
prospect of their apintri nt abundant wheat
crop, and especially our anticipated prices
for the article.
While our incrchauls are looking brighter
(last Saturday, was a good day lor them,)
the faces 01 ourdoctois are lengthening,
st 11 fling their hands deep down in their
pockets; looking up and down iheroail, aud
If they see any one riding mil uf a vtdk they
brighten up, pleasure bla.lug In their eyes,
(only In anticipation of a case) wondering
who will Uethe lucky number. I wonder II
they use any ot her prayer than "give us I his
day our duly bread," do you think they
forget the next sentence?
While the firm of Davis ,V Henderson 1110
doing a flue business, the centre of attrac
tion seems lobe the old and r-ubstautlnl
house of "Howlett."
Capt. I.J. Howlett, has lately returned
from Nashville, whero he purchased a largo
amount of nearly every kind ot merchan
dise for ntkh, and of course is w I II prepared
to sell elvap. lie Is not only a i-. i iiio tool.'
ing gentU man, but bas u lady's tastu 111
selecting his stock, having an eye especially
to their wants, at t lie same time, ins -lections
of gem's and boys out fits are remarka
bly handsome, w ell calculated lo nlrase Isil Ii
in quality and price. 1 1 is stock is so laiyn .
and varied, I would consume loo much po
ier aud lime I enumerate the ii llelos.
laving paid eah, h ii ui are ftm ilmvit anil
the number of bundles Icaviuc every day
since be opened is positive proof, that cux
mmn fn think so too.
The artistic arrangement ot I he different
articles; the picturesque show curds adjoin
ing tue room meet me appronat ton 01 cus
tomers and at once prove "Cup Ike" luui
the taste of au "cjinif." Off 11a.no.
Sou t liHrt.
To the Ulitor uf the Herald and M-Ut:
For some weeks our Incflicleiit peu
been silent, ihh we now resume 11
Just as the cares of the week nre ended ,
lis tolls and its laborers are o cr,
Ilsjoys that wit Ii sorrows sic blended
Shall bless or oppress us uo more.
The busiest hands may well i'sl then,
In peace through these Iwillghled shildus :
The duties and cures Hint oppressed them,
tut tin ms tnu uttj & tu igniuess luucs.
The fire-light nickers and dances,
1 nw siiauows grow ruddy anil bright;
And we O'er tho oddest of fancies.
sit dreaming this Saturday iil-ht,
And amonu t hese dreams coniivu rim flw.nitif.
I the many things said ami done in tho
Thomason cose, and we ifti Jnsl iflisl In say
ing here that the peotl, of this viclnllv feel
that Governor Porter has been rocrcaut to
his duty as a Chlcr MaciHlrate. mid that
those oft li Supreme Judges who first con
victed, nnd then signed r. petition to com-
muie inomnson s punishment, must bo
men utterly devoid of stability or decision.
ixow, some one borse Journals lu tho state,
have attempted to justify these same Su
preme Judges and Governor, among which
we find I he Gallatin Examiner, and bring
ing up the rear is the Pulaski Citizen. I
would like to know which has tiecu tho
most famous for mob law, Pulaski or Co
lumbia. I honestly think if these journals
were called upon to stand on one side of R.
C. Jackson's krave, with Governor Porter
and the Htipretne Judges, mid Jnckson'w
wife and children on the other side, and
there hear the damnlnK proof of Thomason 'h
guilt, upon which twelve good nud lawful
men convicted Thomason. we think they
would enjoy some hUnt Idcn of t he punish
ment t Hey ho richly merit. Anyway, tin.
Herald and Mail may be assiir.il that lb),
countrv pwplc are proud of Hie stand It ho
taken in this mat ler, und they fully syro-
lathlsn with t he pt-inle of Columbia iu ail
their demoiiHUHi tons of indignation.
1 lie lrt Sunday In May Is always distlti-
cniuhed hy the treat gut hu inn ol t hn.Bitr
llsls of this vicinity, 11 1 Oiltsonvillc, for
prcRobhia and foot-wiiHbln-r. On the second
Himday in this month the CumlxTlaml
rcMbyteriatitt will dedicate their new
Oar mrmern are nearly done ul mil na corn.
No cotton will be planted in tin neluhlsir-
hood. Wheat In looking very fine. The hog
cholera has nomewhnt abated, hut a large
per cent of the hogs are lost.
sinee the abatement of the whooplnu
cough, this ncighhoi hood has Ik-cu remark-
In reply to Didymns' lost, thrust
only to nay I never follow a sun ke
hole, nor seek to discover Its color
sheds Its skin.
Die.l, nearSunta Fe, Maury Ik.unty.Tetin. '
Hniirv .fr.iii'u- son of .1 antes and Sarah
Jones, 011 the 8th day ol April, 177, aged
At a meeting tf (lie Santa Ke Sunday
school al the C. P. Church, a committee wuh
aj)M)i u tod lo draft preambles und resolu
tions lu regard to the deal h of litllo Lcmey,
who made tho following report:
W 11 kkkah, death has again visited our
Siiuday-schotu, and taken from our midst
oneofour most sprightly and promising
me. illM-rs, from the Infill! t Bible Class, In
the very bloom and dew of childhood. It
was hard for the parents and members of
of the Sunday-school to give this bright aud
beloved little b.iy up. (
WiiKKKAS.our n u 1 11 1 wr, lessened by death si
ruthless hand, ijcruascs the work and
and responsibilities of those of us still re
Af'-wOtri, 'I' hat we, -he innnilsTS of tho
Sunday-school, feel deeply and keenly Ibo
lohs sustained by the death of our litllo
Brother l,eiiiey. ,
Hmoli-ril, That wo bo urged by hisdealh Ul
greatly Increase c-uorgy and zeal In our
work for the Master, who has said so bWCCl
ly, "Suller HI He children lo come unto me,
and forbid them not , for of such Is the King
dom, el Heaven," knowing uot how soon we,
too, may be called to go.
Jlrxolrril,, That as u token of our res;cf.
and love for t he memory ol our dejstrteil
little brother, one loaf of our minutes lie set
apart for the record of these resolnl ions.
HejKilvil, That we extend to little Lcmcv'si
bereavnd and beloved father and mother
ami family, tho HHMumnce of our rhiisflHit
sympathy iu this hour ol-thler sore afflic
tion. liA.Miifi.tl, That a cony of these resolul loiiSr
lie hirnlshed to t he Hvirald uml Mall, I'ud l
the Columbia Journal, our county paiairs,
lor publication, jm. J. A. Binuow,
Miss E. Johnson,
olTimblit lilMirlrf.TeunfH.ee Confer
. 'I bird Hound ot 4luarlei ly-Meetlng-
Prospect Circuit, at Mt. Chi-iucI, May A, 1.
Richland Circuit, at Shiloh, .May J'!, I I-
Lyntiville Circuit, at Hebron, May lU.'J"-
Mt. Pleasant Ciicuit, al Bfgbyvllle, Mil
ill. T. r
Columbia Station, May ifl, 27.
Nelsiand W illlumsport station, at Jones'
Acadernv, June 2, ;l.
PiilM' ".. Station, June ', I".
Mt. 1' - Il Circuit, at Blooinin;: Jro" e,
June l"i. iii, 17. ,
.i. 1 ..cult, at Phel t hapel, June Hi, IT.
M arcella Fa lis t irtsi il, at Enterprise, J una
WKl-LllollN IIOOSIV, J?. E,
Died near Nebo church May lib. Mrs,
Died, May 'Jlid, 1K77, JunoSclJcis,
Died, May Urd, Jenkin McKwi 11.
Died, May 1th, Nancy MeCibin.
Died, May 1th, King lbiney,
Died, May Mb, George steavens.
Died, May 81 b, Wilber Wlikms.