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Friday Morning, August 31st, 1877.
2. 00 A TEAR. PAID IN ARTARCE
-.40 if hot rin in advasck
b:ai, V. M.
D. It. V. R. n. SCHEDULK .
GOING K VST.
Train No. 1 leaves
No. 3 "
" No. 1 "
.... :2.)p. M.
-J:;) I'. M.
Nos. I and 2 will run daily, except Hun-
I : i . Nuh. : anil 4 will ruu Tuesday, Thurs
day ami Suurday. No. 1 will connect wllb
t nuns from Nash vllle. and Montgniney: No
2 will connect with trains to Nashville and
U U IS AT KKIIltTIOS.
The Herald for One Dot Inr a Tear!!
C!ul)S of five SI .SO per year. '
t 'iuls of ten or over, fl.iM per yenr.
Tim money iiiustaua.iiecoinpnny clubs.
A oliili must all If at one post ollice.
MemtM-rs of a clul' must all commence at
tin Mtiuir tintr,
old Mil.scrilers must pay up arrearages
before t liey no into dabs.
KKLIUIOI M IMTKL.MUEXCE,
A protract d meetius, perhaps of some
w-i'ks will t;iii in the CurnlM'i'hind I Vcm
bvti riuii t lunch Sundaj'. All are invited.
A trn-al rt-vivul has be'n fjolng on al
New I!-en, nitltinst up to Sunday night In
thirtyxiht BOT-isiunii to I ho . Christian
i liiiK-h Kl or K. 11. swvll, un able pieaeh-i-rol
N':iili viile, has been doing the moat
preai'liiiisr. 1'rof. J. M. Anderson and others
asMistid. The nn-etin wsis going on at last
xeeomils. ChHi hy ISowell says I'iff. An
li rson pi OHi-hi'd I he loNt. sermon JSuuday
nijjht that has lieeu preachetl there.
Tin: eaiiip-meeliiiK at l'ope's, twelve
mill's from I ninklin, and three miles from
Tnoiiijwirs Suitlon, will liesiu on Friday,
Sept. i, ul II o'eliM;li. The district conler-
i n - li.is provtdml lor a restaurant, at wiili'h
iiuils e:iii lie tut nt i'. eenls. The Iter. It. I.
Knisom. 1'iesiiliiig Kldtw, will hold the
I .uiK'.ass Circuit inrterly C'onfereuce nt
i he s mic t ime. We hope the meeting will
he well Hi ti'ildi'd.
-K-v. .1. J. Mitrhull, of Columhin, and
K-.!V. S. W. Mitchell, of Ziou. exchangen
I'H'iiiii bi-l Sunilav. Itv. S. W. Mitchell !
preached twosploiidid bible seimons. The !
n rinii" seriin-n was Horn luke !, ,i2-fJ In- i
ciiisive. j niee ci:isos or persons were re
linked by i lie Savior. First, The hasty class,
vho do iift count the lost, and do not hoia
out .when l he sellsiionnls ol the cross come
ii i on t hem. Clu 1st anew the heart of the
first in iu who propiHtiI to follow him
wtiii hcrsiN'ver bo went, hence he answeroil,
" I 'i. 'S h i v e ho cs," etc. The w-conil was
Jiie I'rocrast mill ii.g das', represented by
mm who first wanted to go aud hiiry his
uiln r heiitre taking up his cross. The
H li.'le r sihI t hat it could not be that the
it liiiryio nf t -i m.-ui's fnther. was in
,1... I, as I lie S.i iir won lit not have denied
lii'ii tins sacred ami holy (ill I. v. It meant
thai be coiisidei i d it hisduty lo stay with
his lai In i as long i us he lived, und then be
unn. il loilow .lesus. The third c.ass were
I he iiii leciiled, whom the Savior rebuked
bv s.tying they were not (ittor the kttieilom
it(fiil. '1'he elisjiieiit pre;icher made a di
ii'i'i app -al to i nest! three classes, those who
In mil start liubt, those prone to allow
in;e ol !ier duty lo come between them
mill I he ( ' oss. and I hose who wish to put oil
I he cross linn! they have leisure, or ease, or
wealth. At nilit My. Mitchell preached
from a noriion of lhe:l ith verse of the ISt.h
hauler of. lohn. "Mv kingiloiu is not of I
Hns world. ' He opened with a description
l some nt I he chai ai't.erist ii-s of klngitoms
ol I Ills win Id. their pomp and display of
power. lc. Tins w;is graphically done. Ho
tin n broiiulit Christ's kingdom in striking
s;nl rast. it was purely a spiritual king
.lMi). I ii no i cpipccl was it like the klng
liii, . ol I his world. In closing he invited
' crylkily to join Christ's kingdom, nml
t to v:,'l lor somegreat revival, (ioilfor
litil that he -IiiiiiM sav gemiini! conversions
IiiG.mI were not oliliiine.l at these revivals,
leu i In-iinet i mi! i hat thev could not be on
I one. I els!wliere was one of the ingenious
doctrines of Sttau to destroy souls. The
cuiisn on Isitti (M-c:tsions was very fl'ie, ami
especially in I ho in irning. Mrs. M. IX Knli
blus. ul' iMol.ilc. pciloiined with her us
ual skill on the splendid old oran.
Dr. f. Z- Akin went to Shelby vilie Wed
.es.l:.v. ................ ..... .
i 1 1 .-i.:.i tf, 4l .isuv.t.e, ..us ueeu visi
. . 1 1 J l 1 1 !.-.. , .
Mm Ks passivl fbrct'Sh "ere recently on
ins il :ii- III I icwi-ltllll-g.
Mis;'.Maiy '..m I'.uney Utts returned from
n vl-ti to .Mars-iall couii.v,
.1. K. Davis and wile, of l,ewi:l)rg, visitexl
our city bisl iiil urday.
Mrs. It. M. Frierson and her beautiful
Viugliiei nav.! lelurrinl from M urfreesboro.
IH Af.'.'lut'rt and his two pretty little
laiiililer-, oi .cwlsburj;, were Ui town Irjiit
I tin :.c Fr;Tioii, Miks Florence Philips
mii-I .Miss Alice I'.aird iriUJt to Prlnim's
jMins last Sal urila i'.
.M is. ( 'hump returned to her lumio til Jew
isi.it i g if. in a pleas.-int visit lo fileuu lu
Nashville, last Sal nr.l.iy.
i:. A. K. Caihey and Mr. J.J. P.incbam,
t wo .ic ii t ii. ii t citl..'ns of Cutluy's Creek,
WiMc m town last week.
Miss l.ryant.ol itryant's Stat inn. came to
( i i ii in Ini mi Hie Narrow (iuuge Saturday.
She is sal. I to be very pretty.
.1. K .( rr returned rrom Ky. on K-ittirday
I iW. wlieie he has been buying slock. His
ji-.v' nt molts arriveil iM-tore him.
.loin. 'J'l lerex pecteil to leave last night for
New Vol's. In lay in a select and beautiful
;loi'U ol clolh in v. He always gets the Ivst.
i'nii. I:. ('. i.'Jl;iiiis.,n and family, of
1'ti, i. his. have been visittiig relatives in
( hiviuiil v. ami in town ;jf t he Atle na um.
Ij. It, I Viilins and Alf Me(llii.'y went to
"Csslivii!i lost Friday, mid returned W their
),t".'.s:iiil k'liiitti hi lfwishurg last S.-iturusi'.
.Mr. .1. Al. I'isswi,r, ir Wnlrs" Station, 'H
iu '.i! n in ill i Monday, on busbies:. He
t in n Us h is . in ui biswt l heart has no supe
li.ii' in I h, stt..
' .".ui Mcljeniore. of Arganwui. and W. R.
K. , -er, oi Spi In H ill, nave been visiting;
iinr Inn liivirm. good lime ealliug
on s:.i:ie ",,r lumdsome gil ls.
Mr 11. T. h w ''( has been summering.
to Ucel. IVOIO si
'iiri . ii u, ill i.if.iiii nnui
i i lunii'il a tew day.
irict-. i .m Koissuy ue
Is c ry bam . some a nrt ""'"'" . ,
MUs .Mime Voorhlet.. e of our noble
v.niiu la, lie-, ep.. ts to go Brentwood
tso:.'i to i.nt'h s.!hoi. she is eoid w Mul, oua
we Irusl she will have a good hclionl.
Mrs. W. 1 Imhry, Miss N'irgie Akin 1)'
Minnie A km went to Cornersville last Vrt
. I. iv iiii.ru ing to al lend t iie ice'ieam festi
val. Tiiev re'iirned Saturday morning.
J lines Sun: li. s alesman irom Nashville,
si-en t l. l.ewibi;ig lust Monday. From
I here he w ill viMl towus iu adjoining coun
ties. Wc w ish that he lusjf Lueut with suc-
M r. John P. Brown and Mr. CiicV w,
WKIieisi'tM.i. have returned from f'llnim'Kj
lno'siug much improved in health. John
vi-nl mi i iu linn .ina Sj.riuj-s aud Maid
n".s s-usie Clis.M'il, ,'irter a long visit to
1,, i ' .. -in. I -mother. In V.st Tfiin , returned
lutnie" t ' '.lav- llei uiiew. Mr. Cnrlwricbf,
Miii wit.' her. llei iiiaiiy frU,mJs welcome
IliT b.lek . .
Mr Si'ii V.'snn, n t.il.!nted young lawyer
niiii inihly cu'lt I 'i!ted gent leninn, of Nasi.,
viile. u is'iii t.e.vil .Sunday and Monday to
s-ins h am iu. I accomplished sister,
Mr;. V.'. .1. W'hiithotiie,
Mi. I. il lii-iMliiiiii. of (!ssislppl. is in
M itirv. vis'.tieg iclatiniis :1k his old home,
li. ai i.i-.livville. Tin. rliis-t'.( judges -.iy
lie is the best ituimiger of ire jJxir in
tU Mis-issippl botloui.
M r. T. II. Keieheva'. of FayetM-viiie, tu.d
W. Ji.'KVrcheviil. one ot the genlsl editor
i he Uai-khull (.' . , c-iiiie on the lllter
A'ii'v powy. Saturday. A pretty slrl got
,m st iiiii:iJ-ss.I.itloii. ....
Str. r'rank ii. iruuuniglon. Adjunct I'rofes
s.,t oii lu.iiii.sj )' iulie J imveiTliy of a., is
ati. iuliin; iiis.'iene AKanvlal.ion at Nash
ville, lie ss'ii( Suuday vi Col. J. W.
Piiniiiii-Mni, his kiiisnuAn.ol uroU'n.
, 'it. W. A. t,".i;irleM. t A-11 ktMilJle.
ht his lovely daughter. Miss My,"i
in- h it
Isiim.i and iiccoiii plisne.1 Miss in-
.ill.. Dun .'uttin
liack lo t oiitnima ihsi
I-i.i i ll rda v. '
have been to White Mul-
v"";i , and other notable Miuk-
Iihur .w-pi mg
lller rcsitrls. . m .,,.
Miss Patterson, of !. l, dcparUi! last Mon
day lor h.-r h.Hiie. sit.' .' a ylsitiug
I el.it . ins here lor several W kH- b ",,r
timiiibie (Iisposition and hsii.t')!. appear
ance, won I lie lo a rts of some oi fitT misl
y.-.iMant voting lnaux.
Mis. H.nle, Mt-s l.l i York, or Vieksburc,
V iss . and M iss I ,ll:i I'.ingbHm, ol the rilst
ii!.'i Id. in n f .l Irom Mr. Jesse Blnifbam's
-est'i'lav. whert. they have leeti several
we"Us'. Three prettier ladies it would be
li.iitl to .litnl.
Mr s. Cisin and l.wis Scrihner, of
this county, will Mart next Moinlav fr
v...,-titii. i ,'4ttfornt:. where Mr. Itiitlcr N.
s.. i ll, ii. r liviv. and wheie I. A. T. S-rib-
,...r v is'irii V Clam us s to leaeh school
!lt sixty tlOlI.US ;r jiioiiiii. If'ivin ,-Apcci3
III fill III. . ... 11.
M nor Hunter NI,'Im.U.oii. Professor ill the
I iineis.i v Fast Ten li., .n tn town
.-i... ,ve. I." lulling liisin.ilri. lie wiili-n-
Jlll.g til'' S. ICI1''
( I.' h.s I ;l 1 1 11 11)
VsmkhDou at fcahville.
the An'icultuial tlisir in
jlliet nt v.'l'SI I '. . , . . ,,. . i
Mr ii vkoi. broii"K' his intelligent
,-"u. If 1'iii ; , lo Columbia last week, and
...., i ...I I ,?r lo the Ar.napoiiit Naval
ii orr to inn ahi.i"'-' .V .
h'lviug been appo.oteil to that
Hon. v . i; Wl.ittl.'rne. He is
.. a-l.-ui v, I
M'IIO.,1 l.v I
said I,, he a i.ttdil and noble voung man
Criifki Pillow, m talented and ,'ndsome
ue inls r ol a l iimly Koled lor gm.1 loahs
end Plains, und bis beam iful brunefi'e wife,
Ium i through In re this wwk,oa tho.;r way
iMi-k home from Blount springs. Mr.l'it101
,'iiy looks like Apollo, but (alksKka AC1"'"
..s, are told, lie left about threo bu.u
.In .I ii'i)ii :i! Cloiir.t. j
W..l.isii Adkissi.ii bit this week for Texr.,
to live. Josh is a valuable nml worthy citi
y.cii, and wlili.' we ilisilUe lo give him up,
wc v isii hint great kii(tw tu bis new borne.
Wrtlc to the llKitvl.l. (H'cailouully, Josh,
nil. I h i us know how you and (he other
J jury c iiinty people out there ar e;m,g
Alf. Ji.'linie II. Pick-.nl, express sgnt on
the ..Uvipbis and Charleston Railrosd, bns
iieen se-ly MV. icf.'d with lulbimnuttoiy
mimti.Ma. Ujs liother, Capl. John A.
I'lc kar.l, ex-e.a-4 Hi to Cbaltuiioogi. to
le hliu Friday, but iir:eived a telegram
l i iit he was coining Uun. Ua inie is a ulce
yw-.iig hiau, uuU we uuat Um rW ?ppa
i W Rulha BbMkbtirii. a , imnusorne. gin.
1 f hHKbden visiting her menu, Miss ( unlet, HI
JfrirWoril. one of tbe most successful of
druiiiineis.and J. M. Cabell, hw.iival, woie
among ns recent ly. ,. ,, s
A.G. Koulstone. tlie b.unISoBicsl nd one
of thedeveresit of dru miners, was la town
Mr Mi lea C Mays relurnrd Wednesday
from Texas, fl nai hxii 01 several
lie Kawt.ur old rmy friend, UarUlu tne mj. - - - ' .
rim iu m! tt r r will 1 on r ln-A VI I . . ' - -. . . . '
castle, who is doing well out there. Mr
Alays visited several leading cities.
Geo. C Ta.v l u' 1" l ouo of our most suc
cessful and iopu.or lawyers, .-has returned
from hid Arkansas trip, lie did not bo to
Texas, as he expected to do.- lie will at
tend camp-rowtingst Itnrricaoe.
Mr. Joha 'A; Jackson,- 1 William
son county, Is visiting Mrs. Capt. Gif
ford. Sho is one of the most intelligent nud
wealthy ludlmni t4iHmii li. and la a great
favorite with 111t.ll1rlu.il widowers. IShe
will visit, cainr-tiieet ug. "
Major J. J.iiobbinsloft for Augusta, Ga.,
ou Wednesday night. The Ma (or looks as
fine and gallant as he did nneen years Hgo. 1
He Is lookinu n yonng, imd cvwi liand-
HOiner, than he ever did, but ho complains:
of"!, ne nrlnl nt. nisrht "
Mrs. Coleman and daughter and son, miss i
.JnuledMv..l.Ii ndAlr.J.J. Tuiupkins
of ijoutsiaua, uiwniiwn " . ij
ous this week, hy music, etc. Mr. C. will
enter the Ijiw .Department of the Vander
bilt. . '
The beau 1 i rul and lovely miw. Anna .ixu
Mclrf-mo.-e has soiio-hoioe to Kran klin, alier
spend ingseverul weeks here, where sue won
all hearts by her beantr, of face, manner
I and dispesitiou. "She is treaaurefor Mime
man ."aighod thoTKetor,ii she took her Ue.
thieof Nasliville's talented young ladies,
In i lie rxrson of M lss Knlie.dauiihterof llev
Hr. Hargrove, who lias Ik-cu oiii v iitiu our
city, felt tor lio.ne as Monday uior tn .
jtersoit uriwiirjw i .ucir -
speak forth such low Uni x as alone belongs
to the if and b fiiUiiil, and did not fail to
secure for her many admirers who regret her
depm tnre. ' . J .''
Mr. Nat N!chosonJ rettini je-florday
from Texan, Where lit went Umt winter. , He
saw N. 11. Shepard at McKinncy, who said
he had just relnmed from ( Ump-ineelln.
Natssysoorold flshlhfrienii.O. P. Whit
taker, isdoing well at Koi t Worth. Nails
willing to live In Maury.
His Honor, Mayrr II K Mof-s, of IOwl.
iHiric, and Mr JamesJ Murray, a prominent
merchant of the sjine plaee and his wile,
were in Columbia one. day this week. Also
.lames Tillman, who i roposts building a
nourinc tnl'l ot fjewlsburir.
I ir 'VT j'...r l..t. i.iii oliTd CnnromA
vol. IT. - ......
Omit Clerk, psssed t hronh Cohimbiii) bat
nrday.ou his way h-iak trora I-owlsbnrst to
his post of duty in Nashville, lie and Mis.
Cowden KOt u Coluinbl:i the s-me dav, and
Mrs.CtCot off I he Muck Ui v r 'nlley Narrow
Gauge Railroad and on the Nashville train
witiioatseeimr her h.-uidsoma husband. The
Colonel louu.l she was on it just iu time to
see it moyliiR off out of sight. A telegraph
line lo Ijewishiire is inuc needed.
Mrs. 1'igli, ol Nor:olk. Va., formerly Miss
Fannie Johnson, of ihitcify, is one of Uie
att ructions at Hie Greenbrier White Sul
phur Springs, W. Va. She Is daily and
nightly compelled to yield to Imporlunitiea
to "favor the visitors with choice selections
from favorite operas or with exijnisite bal
lads. Her voice apiwnrs to iiave grown
even richer and more-rieliMlioiis than it was
when she last visited Nashville. Amcrhaii.
Mr. John 1 Miller, ot Pulaski, went to
fjfwlshurtr. ri" Columbia, Tuesday, and 10
tnrned. Mr. Miller hns recently sold out
htfl interest in the dry gooils house ot Miller,
IliiuiihAL'o., ami has none into a hardware
eslablisliment with Mr. Hi 1. Mr. Miller
also engs:ed in Imying and selling grain, as
an ontsltle issue.. He intorms us that a
nomlier ol citizens oi i iuusai uie uuuuiug a
v.i t i.' sivir of Sowaine Cniversitv. 1
," ..iV.. .,..- imi i. i.i.iv unri Siiiunhiv- I
nn ill v v . n - - - -j - - - ........ . - .
He whs l.icuL Colonel ot the First Teuncs- I
s eUegimenlof Inlautry during Uie first
year ot the war, and by his splendid drill
ing and rluM dlsrlpllne laid tho i-iiinusunn
of lite glorious rcoon I won by this iinmnital
rei menu Afterwards tin was Inspector
General on the stall r Gen. Ix-omdas Polk,
with Major Mm men. Willi. mis. For several
ye:irs past he has Ixt-u I . :i l , 1 1 i-z in the Uni
versity ot the Sou'b. and was forced to
leave tliere by t he ainiospnere Oi the moun
laio axravalltig his coinplxinr, 1 II imma
tory raeii'iintism, lo a serious and alarming
extent, lie is a sp'endid man. He anil Prol.
Kdmislon will have a HrsiM-lass mule htti
s:Uisl, one that will meet lils-rnl palruii-n-e.
Gur people kno v Mr. K. to Ik- a iir-leu-did
vnung maii.tmd a flue te.cjier. - -
John W. Neellcy bas reuinurd front Texas,
w here he went several weoiis since, ii oik's
not tape long to hi to lexas now. I'e saw i
at Biyan,Col..loh.i (i. Ander-sm. Dr. Krwm,
formerly or Carter's Creek. Dr F.rwiu has
17 IM1 ai res ot land, which heofP rs lo s-U on
Jreu.'lV lease to any Is.lyi.o,,, Maury c .un- !
tv. in farms losuit. In Colin County, he
saw I'-i. V . li. 11. iiiiii'K nun ins unit s,us.
Whit. Aerr. Henry Holt , .recii Kerr, Jonu
j White. all doin well, especially young
fhliy fuaeK,' who jia.s u ,ii'iiiiiii i"umj
store in McKinney. He saw F.si(. Hugh T.
(.onion, who n ...... . '" i
to ' w
John nlsosaw h s bioll ,r (lr... i, but liJ
VonnKaires an V U ,, Vie cVn c 'b tck
not Rums K. Polk returned from Knox (
i .'...,. s,ii,hv. will, twentv-s. .veil trot- ;
u r,.ii i iii.ii river ..i
...l.. .1 I... ..,' iiiiv-l . Si.,...
I ill II. I III III V I ..... ............. ..... ,
by viile, to Columbni. He s . w lien. D.brell
who weighs over two hundred pounds, jmj .
asked alHHlt all the boys. We know it was
'a hsppy uieellng betivoeii Rule and the
(i.nersl. Itefelefi one laiue msre at G
DibreH's and five Iwlwccn Sparta nml Miol-
byvllle. (Jue was lost m ar S'lelby v ilie. and
, . ii,orfe.i t.iiii '! i.i,,l -.rrive.1 here I
tori . lie started uilh ..!, and .irnve.1 here I
the finest trotting families In Ameiica.
Ciipt Polk says the Krest crops he saw In
Hie two huiidreil miles he traveled were be-
7" h .?r.n i , H e in, k
the mountain were even lasie.. lie 1-. look-
lTU, She'bf 'it kKtnJ grand
met ol. Jim Sbe.bi .it Kliis.oii, .mil graud ,
old lien. Cbealliam iu (.oil. e.
Last Saturday, Prof. W. R. Webb, of Cul
leokH Institute, and Mr. Shipp, ol Vunder
hilt University, v.Mted our town on the
early train. They got a buggy, and drove
out into ' the 7. on- Church country, and
then over to St. John's Ciiurcii. the preltie.-t
and sweetest chiiic i, with its ivy-clad tow
er, in all the beautiful sou'.h-lanil, and stl
aoted In the most beautiful con ntry that
Uie brichtsun shines in his daily view- of
out globe, fro). Webb is very toiid of this
sis.t, and visits (t once or twice every sum
mer. In the ntternjion. they visited the
.VlhelKimm, and were ih'(igltfi ij with an in
spection of t be various lia.il. tor recitation,
arranged with the taste and skill for which
the proprietors are proverbial. r course
theCiiplain tooU theni to his pet room the
Mustuut- Prof. Webb and Mr. slupp went
Into cestacies over the vast iju intity ol beau
tiful and rare sisvimens, many of which are
ciitslogned, ana tastefully arranged. Sever
al bushels of peciiiietLii were there which
the enertcetic Captaiu and Prof. Boccher
pi-ocnred on their rro-nl trip through Uw
is, Lawrence, Wayne. Hardin and McNalry
counties. Work In t liU Museum Is a labor
of love to the Captaiu.
Ai4IjI TilM S.
An iufant danghUr of Mrs. Jpe Towlcr,
Is ouite sick.
.lr. C, V. Chap'iiiin, an old olid esteemed
citi.eu of WWiuiiisou, was in toiyu Friday
or Saturday. . ,
A pleasant aDd eharmiag ho? was given
at Mr. D. T. Chappeli's beuuliiui re.-iueuue
Monday night. , , , . ...
Capt. Smith s c b broke down , at the
City Park Tnesdav evening, and the family
had to walk lo town. - -
Vouug man, buy your clothing, Isiots,
duns and hats Irom Kinbry A Frierson, aud
1 li.n un to the I amp Meeiiu i. ii
U"P:fI'lber that linibry .V Frirson will
11 yoil tU' best scissors and needles iu
le world. Atlfifiem warranted. it
ii,iiKtoii Smith, li b-Mtdsomo sou of
Capt, R. D. Smith, bas beci. ter sieit, but
Ln,i- Young Frank was also sii'H..
If you want a good burgim;, go to J.
L ai kin A Co. They are wiling nir
imlsof pimkIs for less than cost, to mi
rooitf fotW'tf August IU, 4t.
---: " i i .... ..,.. t .t
1.. it. d I. I1I1C i.'CIl IICIOIC going III
Jt Fri-r-ou's aiAd buy i''' ii-f". f liey
have ll ie lliultl t please you a
XhU Glee Club, o i)o.ed o( sonje pretty
little gii IB "d smart Is.ys, !ih4 a nice uai ty
Ht the Uoiue ol nu of its swuci.st Rietlburs,
last Friday ulri'il-ut Mr. Pee Helm's resi-
d1?Water Mill, r t.ns given lo Cipt. K D.
smilli (or bttrtui,u. 11 ouV "J''1" ' ""in'
"Lt.i Kill .a.r tiiil build red veins old.
Walter found It lu sop.eusj pbff ?? Anient 's
.1 - ..... u . . . f . . .
"' i... ,,n,iT. lTiiiirsin, (.r cc-dir
in town S itintay. ChilKlopher (
n.rvi..ii-rv. w . .1. i linn1-. r'l'wwi
.'tt, n-ent home wiUi him lo get ids Wile,
wliuuus !..,) visiting Mr. IT.'s faml y.
, lLouao W'l'H'-i "in' viilued friend
;.,!tiX.w. duisiwo i.iigi.t iKys,
called on U ImIuiJk,. f"r, recently
tnmedhoiwr'jroma ;le.isab,l li 1 Mar
ella Fall-and l.awiuUeeicouul , geiieitil .-
The City l'-irk is in tiu;;je i.t A. tf. I .
Nldiolson, who n-ns icae i n . . m,
mouths. This Paik is an oi namenl to Die
town.alnxary wtoou has .wfc pi t vlv oiU
eon a oonsidernhle Sum ot in an y, and our
OiU siwqidaustaiu i by ottliouizin$ it
libera Ijy., , , . . ., ...
vslosiftllon 'U hoi.' ttf.iMJ.l- monthly
Mrrii7Il l' Jii- L'-tjib.j: K :!,. !!
iN.nnnencliiaallio cUs.l;. rh ieicuers and I
'I'.i.. i,wiijii r-iHHtv i '"H".' it...
n..i.l.e uie in vt text to lie prc-m.
rl .....I illlll.llol.i
I,.. i- ij i'iiii'?.tti.C:,cs.s -li:mpion of
. . - - -yf t wort h v of
i.-. i ..... fc.. .
..i.. in i TSarxin el liinrr
IIKWI" - '
''.'. Vi... i I o rl. 'l.l. I. t
Kriersoo. ot m. v.'-r; Dv
twenfT yew wtd. P'S "
1 n Inogames, '
jHis live, i ne
ami r-vicrsuu " , , T;
. . . a I.II.I1 llll.l I- '
- - - - . , or l his
lw..lnr must Iisia i-u'? 'xt--
young PhuI MotpV WU l ten
The Silr ilduoiA iJuU. Ihc l
band of music tn I hi SoiH Itoril .tol., e
oneof theirdarlirgsereiiHiho, Htt,u,y night
m tisinl of the Nelson House, ,,, .;"
V.. i.'...w.s. fillow nnd his Inaulilul bi tdf,
and M is.
Williams nun mi
tl nuoL forrf.
ar.d trtends. -The wuinruiro
Lii half Bdoy.en cxnuisite pieces,
uei t f-en,ive the highest comtneu-
A. lu as'i
in a man
datiou fiom i,r
T. f .,ri-j'if.
Iealli oT n (iuii!l Howiu,
Mrs Sarah B. Rond died at her residence In
Columbia lost Wednesday. She hud liccn af
tltctea r many years with ioor health, but
during it u w-v resignetl and uncomplain
na She was a issA V, -i" on, and Jiwi kind-
Cooking Club ,
Tlie J.aoaoi Hl ewunite an eiroueons ira-
pri-ssloti in regard :v to J, 7 , '-"'" "'
er by tfce -"Aooajoji
lining s-rs- ... . --r -
u'liW-n uiMje9A'(rrt'CL . 1 Z . - '
The ineettiig Is m mplno of Us enstmnary
ones, with iU usual iiu.ttrv llUUiber of 1U
vltallons, nolapurty glvoa by Ui V'b lor
U) tHjcital purpose . . ,
i !o..l .. r -
low race at the l ark to-night. 1 lie night is
,-hin-isl lo avoid eonllicting wit il t heCis.k
i - Chib Dr. J- P. Hd r-.'Ot- B. nnelt
und I t t'cli Perry me comnilttee on r.-u-e-s."
tf:iu?J make your entries, lteveiy-
henrtediieis was pivvi- c nev
er knew snv one who nympst hiett n;pre '
dei'(v with pain and dist re than she dul.i
1-A'" a ff- wiJowfcha raised a A-ruv tm i-
' b gnst iiigenrf. ami soaneny. Shei
reaaTi r.!lle-i5 rlj- oh. dwrj. She
u lheiiioiheruf capt. 1 01,11 !. Loud.
" - - , i
. . -UVtK Til K t'OIIXTTtV 5
1 1. j ?, , . . , . t v-
rrol In I Mtrn ttint. niirKliwilwd iA
is woriei. . ,-- 3' T.-' .
r , 1 - - x. rt..rA.w
-4iinbim:ini a ihik il'i. ui i..e,. vo.vs-,
Alpacas, and Bleached lvme.lics at 1
August 17-St. ' J. M: Larkins ACo.
,-,Nat Veal roan and. Lynch Perry fV to
It. iTeasnut Tnersday eveniDg.: Nat. says
II.... I( f I1.... ....... ...kni.) t i , A lu.t niibl
HlKlretn A weaver, 01 nn.. i-jeasam,
threshed H.-l-jll bushels of wheat this KesioD.
They J on a tea mn 'Oiioesaixt- iaeh
NweepKtukea. Heparater - houy o rf 1.
Cajt. II. P. rointer, of Sprin ITiH, Is,
visiUHK fnoii Mid relatives li Hie Mount
I'leaKuut country. The Captain looks as
youot; and dashing drivmp the handsome
rrajMM when ho" rod91o-tlie- advatioe- of
KorreKCseavatryvtMid i)mnnd(4- trm-ar-j
render 01 tilreinKt. N. 11. tthepard iiys lie
looks like one of Napoleon's old Marshals..
The Mi. I'leasanL turnpike 8 belni; re
paired. Gen.j. K. I'ol k Is giving it his per
Koual attention. The General ami Col. 1. K.
Wade deserve great credit anil the thanks
of the people for doing what tho county
would not do for making the Ml. I'lasant
' iiib thu lvhl. hmil i ,t i.liM mnnlv. It Bnfl
Hampshire iuke arc the only good drives iu
Mr. Ham Urifflth. of MU Pleasant, re
cently brought at) old Indian stone pipe of
peace to our olnee. It was found in his or
chard by oneof hid sons, whose plow had
cut It in several places, litjnrins' the bowl.
11 nas neen piaceo in.' the Aineuieum mu-
.,, one oi the most
ta tnetUOv t
-T . f ;
, heraLu rtaff' return thelf thsnks
J()nHM f()r R )a (ot of tne nnp(l
, moB. lusciona neachea we have seen
Hale of Don Jr.s.-Mr.'' Thomas T.
Tnrner. St. Ivouis, Mo., has sold to A. J. Al
exander, Ksi., Woodhuro farm. Spring Stal
lion, Kv., the whiteand bav Shetland colt
I3on Juan, for fc-VM. lliu-al Hua, .
-Saik of Siikei. Mr. W iley. Morgan,
Woodville, Miss baa bought of .Mr, A. Jl.
Davenport. Walnut Hill herd, I Axintjtoiv
Ky.. eiiiht twivyear old Southdown ewes,
and two two-year old Cotswo'd ewes; also a
yearling Southdown ram and a yearling
Ou'swnld ram.-i'iiml Sim.
sai.fov an Imp. SmtoeKHrRtt Bpt'K Laub
Mr. .. I. Hicks, of th's county, sold last
week to Major Campbell Brown, of Maury
eountv, an imported Shropshire buck Inmk
We saw the shep as we passd through the
express oflic, in this city, a few days ago.
nd regard film asono- of the bwrt.- for hi
age, we have ever seen. li'irttl Snn.
Ceilar Hlutf Female College. Woodbnrn,
Ky., we understand, will open this fall with
very eicou rani nil prospects. Several young
Indies from a distance hive already en,
rolled their names. Prof. B. F. Cabell, the
new president, returned last week from!
large Central Kentucky with a
unmler of young Indies. .
Mr. G. M. Jackson, of the firm of Philips,
Jackson Co.,"wholesle grocery merchants
of Nashville, was in the city Tnesdav. He
represents a firm so w-dl known that he nor
his goods need commendation. In another
rnlnma will be found What be bas to say
nbont "Good Social y." . '
The well known and popular Crawford
House at Cine uaati. under the manage
ment of Mr. Liewls Vanden, is losing none
of its fame. - Columbians, who find them
selves in CI ncinnati, cannot do letprihan
no to the Crawford. Messrs. Gnddis and
Mclntvre, two of the most, obliging hotel
clerks in the country, will be found in the
ollice. . aug. :l 1-77-1 y
The Woonr.AWN iiero. (hi the llth
L'-' ':"" "i."""
. . ... n . irknm.ii IliUmn'uUlirtHlinnLniMii
o ftei Kose
se of Woodlaww, a Rose of Sharon, i
if Richland, :!(. dam- Irene 21,1
7KUI. 21 dam Iren by bwlver,
. T i . . .-1 . .
1 .'... ,r "7
( ll'lK'.i dropped In the fiih Dukeof 11 ill hurst,
arodhiefer oilf, for which "ap. - Gibson !
claims the name of 7th IteJ Itose of Wood,
lawn. linrrtl Sutu
We present to our rad-i-s this week an
excellent cnt of the Southdown buck re
cently pnrehnsert by Campliell 15-own, of
Spring Hill, from th llrn-k o' A. J. Al
exander, of Kentucky. The buck Is No 8
In Mr. Alexander's catalogue. He was bred
bv lln. I., it. Morris, of ForHham, New
York, sired hv Webb's Imporfod No. 3 huck,
dam by Morris' No. ewe, ImsxI hv Webb.
He ws a prize winnr in
.New 1 orK. ann
the cut we give does not flaltci him in auy '
particular. J.'i'nd San ,,''.!
Ist SKnrdav we banpened In at, tM
mngnitlcent bouse fornisinng store of W. K. ,
F.lnm & Co. This establishment has no mi. ;
.nl riloJ Z 'huIYH E v
espedall v sfrnck with t led P'V ' M" -
$, comprising t he Rntltiit with ti e u..
, n"" .tf UAiV
! travel, should l charmeil wit b Ihem. I he i
! ninrblebvd mnnlelK are simply superb, and ;
! cannot be exce!l, . . f
l iesurs WiHviunn D 'Invis and Henry j
I Johnson mil horlae ns lo announce them as
candidates forSheriir: The election is near.
,v . vearofT: Mr Davis haslwen .fall. near
lyfouryea.'s.and never wasa better one-n..t.
uf ,,.,s eseaped. nor one maltteate.l;
but all kindly and h'nmnnely cared for-. His i
admirable management of the Jail shows ho
P-sessesth- very kind . f rTeeuilve n'.ility ;
necesssary to mnse agmei mnm: we a.e
fold his announcement is causen ny nm i
- i.n.i., - - --. ... .
condit ons. asking liilil to ri ic
.l.ihuon was an old Depnty uler Mr Alex
no doubt. 1V the efficient manner with
which h dlschanred his dnties llnvlng
I made a good Hpuly. ofcour.se ho will mak"
a cood Slieritl II elected V'e bear of n tin mj
her of ot her gixsl men with strong bacKing,
i talked of. whoso merits we will mention
whcu the v an noti nee. ( .entlcmen . tn the
. . . ..... h,. a,-,irv .-.,
desire lo hive in your hands, we ask you to
conduct - this canvass without personal
W. II. Tlillinril. recently returned rrom the
district, savs a rattlesnake -as i,eiy
.,. . J'l... .... w c ..
bih nieasund o Vo, j Indies in hind
. .,, ,.,, . Hicunifei. nee. D. bad It
rnttles mill a button. Mimi n lliefarinof
J. A. Gallawny, where there are plenty more.
Thecampsiueetiiig at Hurricane begins
to-day. Provision has l'eii nmlD In enter
tain rill who may atleud; Excursion rales
on the U U:
(uorteily Meejin -nt the Methodist
church !egliis next Friday at p: nj; Ser
mon by Ri!V C M D ivis: Several dist juguish
etlnuuisters will be preseuUs. . . .,
', ThelaUies of the' MetltodlstTKpiscopal
Cnurch, of Corners viile, gave an eleicant en
tertainment, at tho (J.ld Fellow's Hsll on
last Friday night, which, was conducted in
the nirest stylo and all'ordcd great p'easure
tool who were present; There were crowds
from tiewuburg, and ii few from Columbia,
who felt-when tney returned to their homes
that they had nolouly ben julli ojix ixd -etf
bv a feast of gM.d things, but wont away
convinced that tlo charming little village
of Cornersvllle, fo proverbial for its intelli
gence, piety, and sociability, as well as its
unrivaled hospitality, to those who are so
lorluuate as to visit these most excellent
people, was well worthy ol such a reputation;
Ks,j. J. A. T. Scribner has returned from
California, where he went on a prospecting
tour with his brother, Butler N. Scribner.
He is pleased with the country, but &uys he
sa- no place where he had rather live Mian
in Maory couuty. He and Butler went fish
ing to Grindstone Creek, and caught seven
hundred mountain trout in three days, and
killed Ive or six deer. Kiota fried the fish,
aud wbea bo l)id que sige browned be gave
them a send into the uir and caught them
ou the other side lu the pan. Bsq. a. saye
goi,d scUool teachers can get-ninety loilars
pur monlh lu go d, and are in demand. Uor
greatohjeation lo the country Is that the
S ibbath is not respected, and ehnrohes are
lew. 11 ceases to rain Hlwxit the first. of May
and never ruius until the last of October o,
first of November. Dr. Sebra, Sutler Scrib-iier'sfcon-tn-law,
is the only physician for
thirty miles, and be bos nothing to do half
of bis time it Is so awlul healthy. The
grouud Is so dry that people sleep ou it In
the summer lime without injury, and wheat
ts threshed aud left out doors for months.
They farm oa a big scale out there, a farmor
scarcely ever having less than a thousand
acres. B'u'ns n.e ilner hxiking than the res
Ideiuvs. Ksii. Scribner went. trt prechler;
at Newvl le. in a Masonic Hall, Kiid 'threer
fourtns were in their shirt sleeve and red
sh il ls at that. There is not a church hnise
in thirty miles of Newville, and none
tnere service sometime hold in the Msson
ic IJifjl- llood niul.i are worth Si"ih, and
g(K)d Jatks Ironi il.'AiV to if-VPW There is no
shoddv uusUHrspy i nere -iipb n)"i being
n plain aud mjrt teatioi,s a Ibu pcun-tit.
Horse-shiing "a cents to sljariwy plows.
They dont laiy a mule by1 beighi; but by
wei"ht A tnu'e from llmito U'n Is worth
ill. noons are a uoan icvei, sna gooa, aim
one lean, pulls from tonr to three wugons.
iiui.l l.li v "- i'. --rf
i,r. Cjeim, bss Ki.iKK acrea in wheat aud
larlei;,'i;bi,.l; average SI bushels pw
acre, oi oi. ii.ni".. f-t ,"....;' '
l.nsliels more wheal and oarie Uiai. the
entire oountyol Maury makes. The sts'k
do better on the dry grass, which dies for
want of rain, than our stock does bere on
ourgretn pastures. When it quit raining
I he grass dies and elites, and is like bay.
and fi.i lr.ljs stock, and is a palatable as our
greeuTl'tf's. 'fnresl'.ers thresh wheat for
lour Vent's pel' iftf?rie. IJo sprf ngs, bnt
Plenty of gooij well Wnte.r. 1'lpj Brall
stiisti.isail dry up iu the Sminer. .o
iKsiy pietsinil to 4-aie vet-.iljublesj the Clii
neese irrigate iots of lands and ralsi. vege
tables aud go all over the country aud pej-
llOtbeu). -jnuians an trie wasutng iu a ooi-
h,ra d.-vy. All lho-i-qu
K,onnd. i Scribner b
ino-Kluirres live in me
nas our inaukg tor
jp bi g 14 i 1 t:h urns-. , . ?
rsKBA-f. '' "
In the IlKKM.nof Hie ?tt, in. , ))cro is
nn errorof dateof tue death -ol an eMeded
friend lo whose d"nilsoa-llusion was mate.
UMiouiri Have Ixion Uie liitb of August 1S74.
lust three days before this soil event, Mrs.
M C., oneot the most loving. (Wilder and
..'....iiniiuli' ol tnollicrs. a uihwi w.ie nun a
liVe-l.-iig M-.-'tv-dlst, 1'Hik her departure for
t he utnr .V ,rcu
VL'r lea. tied from Mr. Volney Cyrus ou
lasl Sunaar morning, that Anilie, Hie lieau-
lifii) III,' le Ijalje f Mr- MacoiLand Mrs. Fan
uie Cowlc-'i, l.ed 1 1 'lj.olilis itipl days, died
1, smuidsv night nt tiie lesidcii'ie of its
ginuri'i librr, Mf . Is,. );..!.! P.'i)'fer, vjiither
me oaretiis nod eartwei it. Irrtin Iltei;- bouie
in Williamson, iu hopes that a riiiniue ol
water aud air might benefit it. The disease
of which it died was cholcia iiifantuii!. We;
extend to our young friends, in this, the
saddest liour ol Ibril lines, our warmest
'' Liicori intki.i.k;k.nce.
Iter; MrVtirBi' k t-i biFionrrs-rt low 011
last sabbath a laUliluljwwWiit giiarii.fcr3i
!ve Kcrmon, from lcleslasles 7th chapter
aud nd verse. It is better W fro to the
house of mourning, than to t-o to the house
o fiwUng." Heollered but little vnaf.irt
ii.-. lovers of dancing, and the Iwill room.
LirNVriso. -"a"bed at Bethel, a beautiful
oonntry 'cUttpei. Vt , tints' 11 ' Kt4n'
where a protracted inii lifts 'M 11. t.to.a.
under the ansplee and miagernerit 01 that
xenloos and earnest wol ker, I lie lv. J. M.
J,;-ian, tliepasuir of Douglas Circuit,
TCai Ji s' 'ulereiiUiig revival of religion
goinr.T.1 sFftle ALt;;'; Church in NVapo-
fis. Up to this lima Hrilr i.aia hi, ome
twelve or lltieen eon versious. trndt w:n-
munity IS Indebted jnaltrtytri tlie ttrlit.r
of the lame.nl.sl Jareos l.an.a, Jor thrtriMt
and litnispme 1RU ebuFub -Wonkl bai
B-itley Chanel bij i appropriate name fo
I'irr t'WVlW-tl''P(V.yA Jf?
I I enjoying a gracloiu
1 -f-Tbey b ve hsit- tiioi
and sweeping revival.
more thau thirty courer
- S lv. Ala'! iriuuiui uaa urou f uiiwt
.-"d Lwork-... . . IT" . -T
1 ..1 -.. ,... . , . . . . . . . 1... .
Spring IIU1 And Thompson Station greatly
need such a revival. The pastor, Dr.
Wrfgnt, is doing-his part faithfully and
well, tr bring- altont this -desirable result,
bnc the church is so immersed In wheat and
cotton, merchandise and amusements, that
bnt little time Is hft to work in t'jo vine
yard of the Master. ' ' " ' t
While this fashionable and fa.cinat.ing
mnsement ismaking fearful inroaik into
pur vations elmrches,. instructions came
frvin I hi" Pope to Bishop Melon nell, of Cala-
loi n la, -1 nst no Itoman a atnouc can par
ticipate in round dances under pain of mor
tal si n,'i.,
' - ' sAle bK beAv ESTATE' A i
J. W.'CIieairs, F.scj , has purchased of Mr.
Thomas H. , Williams, of. Col urn bin, the
hon.su and lot, formerly the residence of Dr.
Geo. W. White, at present, occupied by Dr.
Crnmp, forSi.VAXIU cssh.
The tract ot land of the late James Cow
sert, was sold on the 171b insL. aud Isiught
in by the heirs, at about thirty dollars per
acre. It was subsequently divided among
them by mutual agreement, aud every
thing saUsluctor.ly arranged.
- vjr. WOOD-LAWN MILLS.
This magnificent establishment, the
property of Capt. Thomas Gibson and A. W.
Potter, with MaJ. Ben A. Rogers, manager,
Is In splendid fix, and - now running to itrs
lull capacity, with a stock of some forty is
fifty thousand bushels of wheat on hand..
With the patent process, the flour falls from
tiie boiling cloth "like Hakes of snow, and
just as pure aud while.''
..-w ' " .SMELLtNO AltOUNH. .
Two men, supposed to be Revenue defec
tives, stopped at a bouse iu this vicinity
one day lust week, enquiring where t hey
could buy some tobacco for smoking pur
poses. "Not drilling into the channel
which they were seeking, in that direction.
they next named their man, a respectable
citizen of the neighborhood, who they told
Mr. Goard, they bad heard had been selling
looscco to rum - and others, uoaru told
Litem it was not that man, but an old negro
man who lived on the place; that the tobac
co was not even raised on Capt. M s. place,
and that he bad nothing lo do with it.
Then told Mr G. to advise the old negro to
Keep out ol the way tor a rew da s, "as they
didn't want lo trouhie him," virtually sny-
ing that they only wanUxl to prosecute and
pcrtecule white trfvxl
" THE SCHOOLS
of Prof. Weissinger, at this place, nnd Miss
Mamie Hullon, at Thompson Slxtlon. bave
both opened under favorable auspices, and
as both of these schools will receive this
session, a share of the public school fund,
all who desire" to participate in Us benefits,
should, without delay, send in their chil
Maj Brown and wife, and tbeir two oldest
sons, Lucius and Ewell, lelt last week for
Minnesota, and will probably visit Canada
Mrs. Shell, or Aberdeen, Mis.?., with her
handsome little daughters and son, have
Iieen j ending a short time witb her broth
er, W. lu Wilkes and laraily, of this neigb-
' Maf. W. R. Wilke8and family spent last;
week with tbeir son aud familv.
Messrs. Thomas DeGrafl'enried and Frank '
Bond, of Franklin, spent last Sibbnth in'
these parts. Il doesn't make Tom sick to
ride in a buggy. He was driving one of i
John DeUrauVurled's noted little blacks, 1
aud escorting one of the fascinating young'
ladies fiom Col. Pointer's, both looking joy- :
ous sud bsppy.
borhood of' Let
miss ratii4 li. mcL"more, a highly ac-;
u oeauiiini daughter of ll. M. i
ves this week for the neisib- :
Lebanon, to lake charge of a iiri- 1
Miss Jennie Savers, well known In Manrv i
and Williamson, for her many virtues and!
. ccompilshments, was recently nisnied to !
tlnl. Vaneey, a prominent lawyer of Clarks- ,
vine, move tne cotumu a tittle more speed- ,
ily rext time, friend A., and victory may!
perc'i on your burners. i
.Mr. John Brown, Rutherford Creek, and
Mr. Ilnine Jones, of Pulaski, had h gsv and
happy time the other evening at Col. S. A.
Poi n U r's
Miss Minnie Buford, of Thompson Station,
wits said lo lie the laaudsomest y oung Jady
at P.ethel last Sundav
We l egret to learn that the flno looking
Df Dr. and Mrs. Sallie Moore, has b -en
very Ko, jolljv ,. Wltll wnueUmig like
m,miiii.n ,i nn ,n,,..i. ,....i. ;..?...
o nw irre irom oatiger.
' 'Vr- McKisssck. of Giles County,
:ol,pst son of Mr. J. T. McKisssck, formerly
, , thlM pluc. was last fe u J
,. . nileoK JlllnKs.
It is generally conceited that we are in-
debted to t In- Italians for the of news-
papers Israeli In his "Curiosities of
literature" give some Interesting kims-iiIh
I ions as to the title or the earliest newspapers. ,
lie thinks the probable designation or t heir
gazett.'is was from ga.zera, a magpie or
chatterer, or from a farthing coin, called
ga.ctia, I he common ph ce of a newspaper '
Hence, no doubt, the expression "not worth '
a farthing," for it is a matter of tact thnl
those old government gazelles iipia'cd in
low language and personal defani .lion the!
political journals of the present day. ;
The collector ol curli.sii ies is silent touch- .
tug the title nrir.jKijtcr Itself. Now I have:
a fancy that il originated from the four;
principal points of the compass; t lius i
North, Fist, West and South, combining ,
Die initials we have N. K. W. S., intelligence :
coming from all quarters of the gl- be. This i
I know is not strictly fcnf, but ns Hrirx is
mth'-r p-carce just now, yoi will excuse this '
long sail In search of what may be a float.
It has been a busy week with house-
k(epersraiid the "Cookiug Clnb" has leen
on sctive duty. And 1 will just sav Mr.;
Kdi tor, that if yon could hut lust see and (
sain p. e some specimens of tliet r skill, you i
wnu.it become a devotee to the culinary :.ti , ,
inns mi nt ic-ast, j ou would soon scoK Som'
to prepare aud preside at your !
The preserving of fruit In various
has caused un ii.iusi.nl .l...o...i ..... .-' I
and our gnsiers are kept busy tilling orders' '
. Mos.si-i-s.si..nh.it.A1unrrii, . ...."i-.o. '
tina t-iiiess, estswiiitiiv in mo
line. Not long since thev received an order
lor three hundred dollars worth of sugar.
Uow many such orders do your most ciuer
prikiug grocery men fjll jer week?
Mr. John Williams o irried his wi'e tn
Marcelia Falls Springs a lew dsvs ago to en
joy the wholesome water and pure ;iir.
They were joined, by several families living
Mr. John Harrison paid bis ri lends and
relatives of this place, a visit lust week.
He istcao'iiug in Lincoln ennnty, and meet
ing t he success his talents aud iudustry so
richly merit. . , -
We henr flattering accounts of Messers.
Cury it Krwiu, teachersat Pefersbnrg. Thesc
young gentlemen were students here last
ae-siou. . -
Profs. Gr.mbery and Shipp, of the Vander
bl.t. visited Cuileoka Institute recently, aud
expressed themselves ns much pleased with
Uie discipline and instruction of this well
Mr.C. W. Phillips, the handsome Captain
of the Webb Base Ball ( lub, saj s t hey have
challenged the Columbia Kan karoos to play
a match game Saturday week. Doubtless
Prof. Webb, lor whom the club is named,
will present them wit h a new ball nnd bat.
. Tne meeting at the B iptist Chnreh, con
ducted by Lev. Mr. ITssery, is increasing in
interest.. Qu Sunday night there were nine
penitent a 1 I he Hilar, and two pmleSKinns.
Mr. Aba Coggins. an old geu'lemnn living
on Mr. Fro.uk. Moore's plaeo, died Iroiu con
gestive eUili on Friday lost. The deceased
loll a large family.
The cjinp-iueeltng at Hurricane will com
mence this, evening. Air. Friley, of Cui
leoka, will keep the pnbiic tent, in what is
known as the Spring Hill tent. He is mak
ing ample provision lor .the occasion, and
having catered so long for the public appe
I He, will be prepared to please Uie most
fastidious. His-rates will be reasonobie.
All the passenger trains stop at Hurricane.
. .. 1
J Drops front ltoek Kprlnx.
A'it tl:yri-aii;ln,n, should hi tho motto of
all t, tj,i:eioi, since Mr. A.J. Huey led Miss
Ten me "Vest to the marriage altar last Wed
nesday evening. As nothing Is mQr; natural
than tor every one to desire to be happv, it
is not to lie wondered at that the wisest
men of all ages have spent so much time to
discover wbut happiness is, and wherein it
chlelly consists. So Mr. Huey bos been
along tiniu uiaking the discovery.
From tliis day forth,, a peace and j iyoin
May hey lire together without debate;
May no private jars nor spitcof enemies,
Shake the safe assurance of their state. ..
" There Is a great deal of. sickness in our
BeighliorbiMid at present,
Miss Susie I) irk I quite sick with fever.
Mr. w illiaui Adklssou has the measles In
..vir. Kaoe Grey lias beeu nerv wicL. but is
recovering. . . ,
I Alrs.S:uniiel .Scott is very low with fever.
Fears are entertained that she will not re
Mr J. M. Taylor is preparing to move to
Texas. We regret very much to give them
up. It was this that snggestej the subject ol
S if.!' SJsje's essay Hi inmi'M-r ( which
sbejeiji" qd" fbc tiijbt 'hf oi;r etbibillou.
es. aunie ve-ll remdiiiier Ui'ee, '
When other friends around ns tbroug,
Mid pleasures wild and free.
And ninstc lends its sweetest sous,
We will remember thee.
When other friends our hours beguile,
Af id Sdcnetsof mirt h and glee.
And other lips around us smile,
Wo w;lf jeiu.ihibcr thee.
When lho;j in olhe) bviKts sjinil sira,
W'heje le.A'Is' liest vj.arm fiir'fbet', ' '
And 'ie.uiieeph) s round Iht piiti1,
'Wilt thou remember me?
"At sunset's ca'm and poac!ul hour,
That hour so dear lo me.
When on thy lieuded koco in prayer,
W tl't thou remember me?''
'The moments fleet, we part lull soon,
4dit'", '!ieu to thee,
Birt 11I1, 1 crave oue little bu"ei
That sbou'lt retneniber ,,
' ' l.Ol..Y.
A s ve bave pot seen uy thing fn
virisLb liereld and Mail lo
time, we tbougLt ii" woi.id iil, 1,f
.order to writea few lines, as it I qui'e lik
iv that sum; of your rewders would like lo
heai -something from our thriving little
vtllnye. - ii . '. T .-
Wu bave now ht this place, two stores,
one grocery, two black smith shops aud oue
hoe shop, all doing a very lively business.
. O'-r gvooerv-ki'cper, Mr. W. J. Rrowu, is
rolilg -Id r.(Hccf l-air" brand v on
Jerry s ill efiiufa soljlit' ' - ,
We also have two flourishing schools go
ing on at this place, one Is under the m-iii-ageiiieikl
1 Prof. J. A. Paul and tiie other
Aire. G. M.-JirttUitu. Both are competent
rkunaof our farmers are running ers
foe.u-si.if (.,,1,8 f!.?lr bogs 111 their corn
fields, iti or'ier to MiVfe w iiul -ot i. yu vct ill
blowott dowua lew tlays ago: t
WesMlo liave two proiriofd meetings
in thH neighborhood, commencing Satur
day before the first Sunday In September.
y- heard a gentleman say that he s iw a
voubg bnw.binr ctor t frr-tir-even rears old,
Wlio went to PrlirtmsHprifi;friOr tats domIUi.
steyed there all of two akys; got well and Is
nolrinktng tire good cool water at Jobn
son's mil, oa LeawertrouJ creek,
s,- 1 IVJf,
t t,t w I :l t
t Uraver Oam Springe.
Dooming it probable yob might like a few
Iders from a Maury countian before leaving
scenes t hat are asMtcialeil with to much
pleasure, I kIihII. whilst sitting this room
ing 'neat a tne snanow ot an oak, attempt a
communincatioa to the Hebalii, relative
to the most favored Spot on earth. Beaver
Dam Springs. 10 negin with, 1 wish to cor
rect a statement made In the last Issue of
the Herald, ana oy your correspondent
from Prlinrn's where be Mrs that "Heaver
i)m isavuanWf place, bnt Maury ana Wll-
iiftmwin connumin nwi w wen nnuenaice
an old time trip to Texas," elc. While I do
not deny that the journey U) "Beaver Dam,"
When compieieu in eneuay is rather tedious,
I do Insist that any man or woman who has.
in I tie least. ai appreciation ot the Orauliful.
any regard tor the sublime haudtwortc of
nature, eimn not fall lo teel amnl v vea. a
t houxand lold com pensatetl for any weari
ness they might Miner In making the. trip,
lot certainly nature wan sever more prodi
gal ol nor gins nieo wnen sne created these
grandly towering hills, and grassy dells
through which glides the waters of' Swan."
whose hanks are vocal with the songs of
birds, and bedecked: wit a flowers; nothing
can be more replete with enjoyment thau
to catch the fragrant breath of Rummer's
morn, fanned by Hie south winds balmy
wing, and drink fromtheerystal fountaiu"
the gushing beverage of nature prepared lor
man hy his Maker. Truly a trip to Texas is
not exactly as pleasant as one to Beaver
Dam. aud with all due respect to the corres
pondent above mentioned,! must insist that
before expatiating upon matters which be
evidently does not comprehend, be bad best
test bis powers of endurance.
We have ouite a number of visitors at the
Springs, though perhaps not as many as
Primiu's ea.u boosf. but wo certainly make
up iu quality what we lack In nmitbrrx. Our
compauy is select, and seem bent upon en-
I joyment. There are visitors from Mlsslssip-
en'ce speak'well for the popularity- of the
springs, particularly as mere is no notei,
and only about a dozen log cabins. We
have inuny beautiful girls, g-illaut, elegant
gentlemen, ana wnen i mention sucn re
fined, cultivated ladies as Mrs. Dr. Aklo,
.Mrs. Marsh jonnson, ana i-tner wen Known
camners at p.eaver Dam, you may well nn
derstand that the graceful and indixpcwttMe
amenities of elegant society is not locking
here. We walk, ride and drive to our hearts
content, as no county in the State can boast
or more ileligntiui waiss ana a rives man
I Hickman; the scenery is unsurpassed, and
j I certainly can vouch for "number one'
enjoying them nil. We have religions Ber
i vices every Sunday; praising GikI iu the
i m-win via rj V ou All Unit I tr r -O ii W I v
1 believe, "the powers that be," oontem-
piaie erecting uu noi:i Hint ihiwiiue Hiirv
before next season, which will coutihute
greatly towards making Beaver Dim, as it
used to he, second to no wateting place In
the south. As it is, there was never a more
romautlc spot, a more perfect embodiment
of the beautiful than that which spreads be
f ire me this afternoon. If there is any pleas
ure iu reflection, it must be when we medi
tate upon the happy, joyous moments of
childhood. Its merry, gladsome hours. Its
bright and lovely sports, unburdened by
care, untainted by the cold maxims ol
worldly jwilicy. Wllb w hat sweet though
melancholy thoughts do I look back to that
endeared period, hallowed by a thousand
tender reminiscences! with what devotion
does my bean cheerish Its images, wben I
fly on memory's wing to tiiose scenes of my
earliest, happicxt hours, bere, where olt I
have sported in rhildlsn glee, and my heart,
in its innocence drank deep of the fount of
joy and mirth- yes, of tbot-edrtughls whicb
Hie tsstetl but oue4 in a lite time, toe re
membrane of which is sufficient to allay
the levered thirst of after ytars. I frequent
ly wonder If those scenes were not a mini
ature or the bliss of heaven; there Is a halo
of glory spread around tbem when I teem to
hear the melting tones ot the loved and lost,
and there Is woven a golden chain of love
that binds our spirits In union sweet, with
the sacred memory of the uuforgotten dead.
But 'tis useless to long for childhood, and I
rnustemulal Die ocean's bird that rides
above the surging wave and sings bis an
them o'er the chaos ot the slurm.
siuce my arrival here the weather has
Iieen delightful; nothing to mar our dream
life. 1 believe 1 have heard some objection
raised to the existence ol "wild liees," other
wise known as yellow-jscket. of which we
t'tive an abundance. Then I bxve heard of
: the iMMi-etifeticc of a piano at Beaver Data,
greatiy deplored hy oneor two young ladies;
' siiiceiely trust that the unhapplness there-
by caused, will not lie lasting I.og cabins
and pinuus are rather incompatible, panic
! ulariy so when the r moval otone's Peualcs
; and Dares is attended with so much Ihcon
' venienci'Mhd irouWy a your Primm's cor-
respondent intimates. To (lav, Saturday,
! we were treated to a rure enjoyment: the
I "natives" met here and gave us the Denefit
! of a "bran dance," after their own peculiar
; fashion. never saw mil (fnwinff before,
! and shall not attempt any dissertation on
j the suhjec', us the ellect can lietter lie lmag
; iued than described. Could Terpischore
have participated therein, the Hickman
' young ladies would certainly have utterly
1 eclipsed her. Messrs. 'Isle and Gordon
i seemed to enjoy it "hugely," and iu so do
ing, won for themselves an invitation down
' lo the Christm is festivities, which the latter
declares he will accept.
S -ren.'ules are iu great favor, and I think
, a iciiain, drea ny-eyed Meinplnaii, fully
understands a power of "a concord of sweet
sounds," mid when one is roused I y music
' "nut Wisling wll I he chains I hat t ie the iiid
i tleti soul ot hiirmony,'' 'tis ditlicult to rea
! Ii.e one is "of tho earth earthy ," as it wraps
' I lie soul in ecstscy mute.
"Music resemb es poetry; iu each
Are ntimeroiis graces which no methods
And which a master band alone can
We have all four of the iudis'onsab'es,
necessary to the. attainment of the quintes
sence or human bliss, (according fo some
pocH viz: "Mooullght, music, love and
I.istweckwo Indulged in an entertain
ment, consisting iu tableaux and music. I
shall not tresspass longer Uxu your pa
tience, as 1 nave already written at great
length, aud I daresay while reading t his
communication, you have been frequently
reminded of Shakspeare s criticism, and de-
1 1 ... I tlint I "ilifiut nut IliA llirciul nf mv vnr.
...... ....... - :
Isisily, finer t ban tlie stnple or my augu-
h"5"' " However, I shall not draw upon
our loi be ranee aga i n , as 1 return to A-
11 m bin next week. My two weeks sojourn
nt Beaver Dam will always be one of the
brighter t. i'tirrxl pictures In memory's hall,
and lo say "goodbye" Is very, very sad.
"Fare .veil, a word that hath been aud must
A sound that makes us linger yet, fare,
Reaver Dam, Saturday, Aug. 1Mb, 1ST7.
Onco more we attempt t It e exhaustless
theme, nnd are firmly resolved to sing its
praises till the last armed foe is lulled, to
sleep. lis popularity isssstablished and will
, nourish as the cedars or Lebanon, dlspens
j tug its blessiugs to thousands, from geueia-
tioo to generation.
I Jist Wednesday night the fair nnd gal
I lant US and '-MS were favored with the grand
! ball of the season The bill-room was
j crowded, and all told about W were nnon
I t he grouii.ls. There were more young ladies,
aud prettierones, and more young gents,
and handsomer ones, present, thau ever be
fore seen at Primm's. Oh, Uie beautiful
girls, how they double onrjovs nnd divide
our soi rows. They are the sunshine of the
whole camp, and evidently without them,
the suhject would be exhausted. Lives
t here a bachelor with heart so dead, who. to ,
himself and tier, hath not said, iqy own iqy
beaut iful rose! But we conu I ourselves, lq
tiie ion house-hold of laith. and In due
time retired to our tent in good order as the
merry dance went on. , . -
Ron Aqua Is 12 miles distant, and last Hat
nrday it whs resolved that we would visit
this lanious resort. Mr. John Brunette Ash
I011, Patrick Heury Chancellor Sonthall,
John Comely Dib'itns, Allen II irlau.
Bud Ladd, Ben Fiy, col., J110. M. Wlnsteed,
D. J. Kstes. M.ssea Belle Russell, Willie
Cummins, Jesse Kstes, Mrs. D. J, Kstes and
your correspondent composed the happy
pirty. Having secured g.ssl teams and an
early start we were soou dashing down the
limpid stream,' where the lively "steel
backs" do abound. (Can't some genius give
a more euphonious name to Dog Creek?! In
a tew moments the crystal waters of Lick
Creek wore reached, nud threetlmes cr0ssd,
as we foil ud -ourselves at the inoulh of the
run, and over againijt 'tl0 i!d mansion
where nianv years 4go tlie merry laugh ol
young Divid Peeler was heard. Subse
quently he clerked in Franklin, riierc'ian
(I1s.1l lu Columbia ami then iu William
sport, where he paid us our first half dollar.
i .ivy he is a merchant of L?'Pl'r' Creek.aod
sure, ii)any a lad I plucks the good man's
gown to shai-e hUi hiuUo.i' A9 We ttspeniled
said run, there stood npoi tho right bank
magnificent Impending cisdar crested bltifls,
huge sentinels ol time, guarding, as It were,
1 he ever flowing laughing waters below.
From above what a grand and imposing
view, st retelling across to Duck River, and
along the winding hills and distant valleys.
We at once thought of the btuzard-roost
snd foe If rolling biigad,e, ol Columbia and
NosliviPe. Two miles np, at th-i Russell
mills, on the east side, we go up one of the
steepest, longest and roughest hills of Hick
man, tho tall craggy blurt's still facing ns
Irom the west. Up the hill and into dense
forests of Oak and . chestnut, wo hasten to
head an-1 past around the pure fountains
that cil led aod give rise to tho creek, we
veta-.'ua froirt tUoeas U 1 uoi tl.wes, 'over
the higli riuges and lulu ttie table binds of
the barrens. Here the cattle of a thousand
hills do mam, and the blast of tbo bunts
man's horn is beard iu the chose of the
nimble fox and fleet footed deer.
A iKiut HI a. m., the white cabins of Bon
Aqua were seen iu the distance upon the
hillside, and ns we approached, servants,
guests and Innd.ord welcomed as with open
gales aud cheerful smiles. We alighted and
regit ter.il -we. seek Ihn celebrated waters
airiruiiiilt tie 17 rrfcrn thp 'fotjT!fi!iic Vrhijh
ritn.! in lline-stone Ijasihs lieue'atl; tin a.tlsll
cross snnisxi paw'iliou. Near by won the
alley, and Kstes and H irlan resolved to
lake the Ron Aqua boys "down a few pins."
Hut lift o boys will run alter butterflies,
and so the aloresaid Kstes ami Harlan bad
the bill to foot and amused tne crowd amid
their h ushes. Here we pai led, and sur
veved the beautiful grounds, which show
that, many thousands of dollars have been
ei.?oled tor pbe cotafort nd antosemeiit
of tlrei plerJube seeker nnd invalid. The
hade, arrlvvs4 in ' ' thts mVmt.hg Id one
hour and a ho!f rrom tne northwestern
tiain. With the' daily papers and basseD
gers fnStii ' Memphis alia NsAhrlUe.- A
splend.d dlnfier was anhonnced and tserreir,
alter which we sat fill 3!.. p. m.; and talked
avV ii.e li.lMe Ar.wips.f ju-m.- I T tta
were ordereJ, aua we uiaittuccl up to settle
for our hash, but one of the proprietors,
Hon. W. B. Russell, exclaimed iu the gen
erosity of his heart that we owed him not a
cent. Ashtou Insisted on forking over, but
was finally induced to tiuspend i-peoie. pay
menu. Our buggies were draw a up in trout
of Uie hotel, but Kstes and Hnrtiui,i smart
iug rrde' the defeat ol tho morning, ran
bad fo the h.iey tdvedheh; their (,bMtilfs.
A crowd of witness followed, and right
uobly did they bear off the- victorious paiuu
u their return about one hundred guests
were rortned in and around the front gal
lerv. The band was brought forward and
discoursed lor us sweet music, and as we
.er.iil c-relves x 'o thev sang "(lood-bve
Lfia jabe.' ,"i Her .r.oli s qsy gi e.ijow.i. enl
and iloble bovVitaliiy, wih merrr neAris,
we mode onr-wsy l"cjrr. without accident,
to Primm's, treasuring up the rlay "in our
memories as a green spot in ltfe,
Here we found our pleasant yoang friend,
Hi. B , st".! ?s rpeen fttsehed-to calico s
ever, and'ltfi'ad badu resolved by bis tnaor
frtendntoetidbiTnapteta 01 About' 2"J
yos, to Shack letfa mill.' t 1 ! ; 1
fi-ivUy oujlt,bguUr'v4)tJr;iVi beaau-
fill luid aeeeraplilhed M lanes- WilMo-Adams
and Annie Tvler, of. Columbia, and Willie
BS WbKeror FraalrM nr. arrived from Reaver
.JJaiualier having crossetL Duclt,,: liiver, )
creeks, UrO branches and 250 hi Is, making a
d ist a race ot 4- tn ijes of remarkably sroisit a
road, as "soft as downy feathers are." Alter
geAtiHB i itirtii 4 miles of, us .they .lost the
way ugaira.aad traveled about t or 10 miles
over the smooth turnpike roods around us.
Qlber visitors, rinos- our last, are Hev.
Woodbury MitelK Jl aud Jady, lie v. James
Ruasetl, JiHta Athlon, Mf. FMer, of Maury, '
UeAvlUo Akin, JobuCa-r.. Billy Lipscomb ,
and wife and Miss Ida L., Frank Kln.er snd
family, .Whitfield Kinzer aid daughter,;
Mrs. Joyce aud childreu. Jack FIv aud son.
Petway, Howell, McKinney Ileald, Mrs.
Hoolcy, Allen Harlan aBd Tern Jones, of
Alt. i'leosKiit- Olev Walker. Oliver Bingham.
and the obiquitous sewing mac due agent,
fatally bent on selling a machine, or. rob
you of ail peace and rest. Mr. John Dob
bins also smiled upoii tit. Mr. Grant, of
Cullcoka, and John Gray.nt Nashville, also
carno in, as did Mr. James Thomas, Mr.
Collier and family, of -Cross Bridges; Mrs.
IKxige and culldren, . ol (JoHiiiilnn; Miss
Mary Childress, Miss Belle Russell, Miss Ida
York. . of Mississippi: and Miss F-lla Bin
gham, of Hickman; called by a certain
handsome widower, tao of . the - iatrtt
daughters ot Mississippi and Tennessee.
wo nave lnuch regretted tne non-arrival
of the hero of Rally Hill, and our lilw-iong
friend, M. T. J ug.
The Kbtes House fully merits R splendid
reputation. No hotel of all our travels bas
better fare. We nnderstaod that Important
improvement, are lo be added this fun. aud
every uuug will no done to secure the per
lect satisfaction of guests. Several toung-
men, after eating as many yellow-legged
chickens as ore usually found iua ueigulxir
hood, were agreeably surprised to And
tbem more pleutllul than ever. ,
X'he Zion crowd say that on the night ol
the lire they were performing the devotions
of good Presbyterians, hut alter patient in
vestigation, the Carter's Creek, boys say this
is "too thin." '-
But we are admonished that our pleasant
visit Is drawing to a close. Our good friends,
Billy Ililliard. Crawf. and Joe Irvine are
gone, and deserve the thanks of all for the
many favors and pleasures bestowed by
tbem. Farewell good old Primm's, till the
wintry blast shall come and go. Then
shall we return to enjoy the pleasure again
in tue company or many dear lrieuus. r ,
Hnrrlcnne Nwitch floorer Items.
The great hnrrlcnne, so destructive, a few
years before the settlement of the first pin-
neeis, passed north 01 where ivobeit Mat-
thews (the father of Dr. Alattbewsl alter
wards settled, and just south ofillman
Smith's houses: going east, it passed uear
(jdllespie's, aud just over the beautiful eml
Hence where Hurricane (Jump urouiid is
now located, al i-drl niace. it uotoniv lore
uown toe larger trees, but the cedars, ana
all wrapped up with grape vines, so densely
piiea up, iimi it oecame a noted uear-uen.
its trocK or aestruction wosouivaiew
buudred yards wide, but for some distance
on each side, there was much lallen timber,
and many trees had their tops twisted off at
some aistsnce irom tne ground.
Mr. Matthews settled in a dense cane-
brake, and for sometime he was engaged in
building and lrn provenients. One day, be
heard, ab mt HA) yards nrnth of bis house, a
peculiar crying, somewhat like a child, but
le coma uisuuguish tt was r.o child: he
took bis guu, aud parting the cane before
him, got uear enough to see two young cubs
on tne top 01 a nign stump, tue top not only
nau oeeu torn on, out the oarK. stripped
from the body.
. 1 ue cuos seemed to rear sliding down, ana
Just as he took lu the situation, Irom the
stump a growl irom me mother, tuna a
spriu; towards him, caused bun to step
back in the cane she did not follow. lie
returned to the bouse, got dogs, and others.
wun guns, ana returned nun Killed liiem
almost at li s door. He afterwards became
a successful bear hunter.
John Toombs was a noted bear hunter. In
company with others, their dogs tan a bear
into the dense pile of los, brush and vines,
on the hill where the Camp Ground now is.
As it was impossible lo pass through IU and
the bear fought the dogs oil, Mr. Toombs
climbed over brush, ines and logs, till he
got over the bear, when lie commenced
clearing away tne limbs, so ns to get a sight
of bun, he moved to another pine. Tne
pursuit was continued, till he saw and shot
nun. Then one of the hunters become so
valiant, he made his way 10 Toombs, and
snot tne dead uear, winch a troidea lou oib
ers much sport at his expense, . -.
John 1). L-ive aud Russell Covey, (relative
of Alfred Fleming.) both being very stout
young men, l.uuled a great deal in. compa
uy. They killed a very large bear ou Brush
Ireek, east of Fountain. They mode out to
get it on the shoulder ot Covey, but when
he made the effort to raise its and turn it
over on the borse, ho failed, and the bear
come to the gmuud. Mr. ltve now mode
the effort, and just at the same point in
turning it, he lulled too.
In his o'.d age, Mr. Lovo snld this effort
had proved they had equal strength. Thev
then dragged il to a log, and ha ving broken
lis back to make it balance, they got it on a
horse. In coming down the bank of Foun
tain Creek, lielow where Seribiior's mills
are, tne horse stumbled, and the bear rolled
off. They then had toskin it nml cut It up,
fo get It bom-. I is net weight was found to
be 41KI pounds, proving il a very large one.
The old hunters claimed, some when very
hi), would weigh, gross, from 7m) to lMitl l'i .
Some years alier the bears h .d been killed
out, one was found nor night at the hog
pen of Mr. Coodrum. who lived at the
place, now owned ty Mis. K. Abernathy,
just west of Cuileoka. Some dogs, with the
hog feeder, ran it up n tree, about where the
Pleasant Grove Academy now is built. Mr.
Michael Baldiidge, who lived nwir, shot It.
Allen Tonilinsoii siiys, iu IS.".", during a
time of veiy high water, and the large
strca-is had ovei flown ihetr bottoms, shear
was found near sti versvlile, evidently had
followed the range of the hills dividing
Maury and Giles Counties, Some dnjjs ran
It up a tree alter dark, and he says, by day
light HI men ami Imivh bad coiecter around
the tree, when old man Kmbersnn shot It.
Harvey Km berson and Col. Abner Prew
ett were boys together, in the days of cane.
They were last Irieuds, aud at log-rollings,
house-raisings aud corn-shuekiiigs, were
mates. Those were the days when it took
very hard work in clearing off kbe heavy
timber nud dense cane-brakes. They both
worked hard and were very stoat. Harvey
grew to bo rather a large man. Abner was
smaller, but very active, vigorous mid was
not alia id of any body, in those days of fist
fi Thtu, though be was very peuceable.
At some muster, dec: ion or other gathi r
Ing, alter they had grown up, a large man,
rather noted as tt g''ter, miced a difficulty
on Abner. He talked awhile to ward 11 011;
When lie snw lie hod lo right or back out,
he wauled to b.i satisfied ll was to be a fair
fight; SAirrounded by Hie crowd, he turned
bis head portly around and said: "Where
ore you llarve ' He answered: "Right nt
your hack, pitch lu, and I will see you a fair
light." With that, he attacked his adversa
ry, threw him, and fougnt so rost the other
did not gel to lighting till be called out
It was consid?rcd cowardly to strike a
man again alter ne gave up. Abner let him
up. some ot tne menus or the large man,
said to htm: "You dlf not fight as usual,
what was the mstter?" He answered: "I
never was so mistaken in a little man; he
wa so quick, he got me down, and though
1 tried to fight, ne poured in the blows so
fast and heavy, I could do nothing but sing
There was no HI feeling in many fights: It
was only a trial or manhood, and no dis
grace to get whipped, and then lie excused
himself, that he slipped, stepped, iu a Uolo,
orasllck threw bitii.
A Colonel In a fight, threw a Captain" be
tween a tree and a log, so he could not turn
over, then he commenced pounding birn,
till he wn pulled off. The Captain arose
furious: "Why did 3 ou pull him off, boys?
1 had just got him where I wanted him, and
would have whipped him; I always fight
better on tbe under side."
Tu the Editor ulhe llcraUl and Mail:
The annual sacramental and protracted
meeting at lasting Hope Church begnn last
Saturdny. The pastor. Rev. T. Jell Dixon,
was assistcj tiy Rev. M. B. Mailoy, M. D., of
Spring Hill, whnprenched on Sunday with
his usual power and zeal, lo a la-ge au
dience; after which the sacrament of the
Lord's Supper was administered. O i Mon
day, Iv. A. Templcton, of Columbia,
preached tho fuueral of Mr. John Miller,
who was a ruling cider in this chqrch.
glorious rovlyal' of religion has heen In
proare-ss at onr iieiglilxn jug village. Annap
olis, nnderlhe mlulslry ol the pastor, as
sisted by Revs. Voorhiesaiid Joruan.
The lour, seated In the absent lady's par
lor, put their wise heads together tu coun
cil, and thought It would be capital, yes the
very filing a niuo little hop. The lady
wouldn't pare or 0011r.se, ami It would lie
such an agreeable surprise to the old gen
tlemanher futhiT. He was louely no
doubt, in his daughter's absence, and they
knew he would appreciate this delicate at
tention from the young folk. Blithe hav
ing ret trod to an ndjolning room, and over
hearing t he arrangements was of different
opinion, in fact, was so. fully oonvinosd that
be was light about it, that lie felt R bis
duty to speak Ui the young men on the sub
Jecl, and they after hearing him concluded
that prn:,ub!y be being older, I hey bad bet
ter wait until a more convenient season.
Mr. W. Invited some friends, to eat water
melons on a Sunday Hfternoou, and after
pulling, what they thought they coukl eal,
reljred. tq a iielhli'iriug jgniye, n-here thev
could eiljoy 11, eir feast without being dis
turlied. Soon, however, they heard f he cau
tious tread of some one co.ning in the direc-'
lion of the melon patch. Soldier-lake they
put themselves in ambush to wait for fur-'
t her development-. They hadnl long to
wait before two young men made their ap
pearance, en. ered the patch ond began to
thump the melons. Mr. W. then thought
it was lime to attack them, so he and nis
rrieiMi. openeti nre, nno a tne roens
thick am! fast, the fntrnrters began tq ev
IjAie n doittjle-i.iil;.!. riif,e, but the irale
ticgei-s prcised ll'ieui so closely thai tl
friend opened fire, and a the rocks fell
were compelled to take refngo behind a tree
ami ask lor terms of ece,an nn conditional
surrender was required, and what, was Mr.
W. surprised to discover be bad captured
two of hisneigh'sir hoy.
A doaen or more of Mr; . Ab. MeMecn's
friends met at hts hichclor quarters on lost
Sunday afternoon, to eat watermelons.
They were splendid, and we all enjoyed the
Heal, but still t here seemed to h -something
neelfr.l.- We hope It will not lai loot,
Major Wrh. P. Vofin and Col. A. K." Hid.
were'ln the vicinity last week looking at
land for the purisMe of Isiyuig. . They are
worthy dli.eus ami, giast men, and we
would be glad if they would settle a,"!4U,S
us. - - ' '
Loi, Foster i,qd fmir left lor their' home.
Wist TruitOKsee, last Saturday. We are
sorry ther bave su ff ireil ooiderbly from
malaria since they have been bere.-
Aliss I.illie H.iHricli.a Joyoiisjlght heartd
young lady from. Wiiliamspor', basjtist re
turned from a visit to her relative, Mtss
Minnie Jones, ot this vicinity. - . -
Altss Nannie a yonng lady f Thomp
son Statloo, with soft bias eyes and a Ite
wifi hu.g aibile, was in' the' nelguporhoori
IhaO-week. ,l ..''- i- ''
Tbe irresistibly, obanning Mrs. B., baa re
turned from a visit to Worirooe.- AV lo
neeitl ytil. .... -it..
Miss Noonio Krans ha-FPtnmt and
taken charge of bor school at Vestal's School
I'ecce. -- '' ' 1
:Iliils' Ilsttie Harmon, a ' beautllnl and
erudite young laiyr, M aeon, OA., in rlsrtlng
with hercouslnsj'Mr.and Mr James' FosU-r,
relations and friends In tbrs vlrinKr.
- Aliss Ida Sparkman. of HlllSborn.asfyllsh
blonde wit h a silvery Iangh. is stornnig at
SJr.Jolm 4.1ean',e. is tt
'grOt. Jair.esVodrhies has rharj 'of th
soboolatt L-wttng Hope, 'lie 'Is a worthy
young wair and we bsjieak (Lf Utni OjlHWal
(MaUv)Ug. . Vtr1
2 Jf JS a Pier r r"Oe-i
Tu the Kilibor of the UcraUi and MniL
Died at his residence, of (he third con pes
live chill, at t he advanced age of (Seventy..
iiur, uucte Aicine -ticatitien, an uonest ana
highly ' respected citizen of our couuty.
"I ncie Archie,'?, as everybody familiarly
called him, was once a citizen of Maury
County. We tielleve be was bora and rais
ed, and possessed good properly in that
conn tr near Mt. Pleasant, and lived in in
dependent circri mat ancesj but on account of
misfortune, misniangemcnt and nilplaced
confidence he lost all his property, and died
1 a very poor, but very Iron est and highly re
spected citizen. He died rather suddenly
: and said but little, if anything, about dying;
although be led a life from which we might
infer that his last days were his happiest,
and that he bns gone to that heavenly
clime, "where the wicked cense from troub
ling, and the weary are forever ut rest, and
the soul filled unutterably full of Glory and
General Polk Rnd famll.r, from Maury,' are
boarding at Col. Napier's, They will re
main several weeks. They came out for
their health. '
Mr. John I. McGaw, of Colombia, was out
a jinn tne other nay to see tits daughter, "!i."s
Amnnoa, ana "rougni wun nun another ot
!L7 .m P"Kl?ed daughters. Miss Mittle,
. . . ... . .'
Who will remain here for sometime,
Mrs. Carpenter and her daughter and
niece, Misses Rebecca and Ada, r turned
borne last Friday, aooompanied by Col. Na
pier. Miss Rebecca etuie- back -with her
uncle, and gave ne all a very - pleasant sur
prise, and made her "little cousin" bo hap-
1 professor o. H. P. Bennett and Bobf. O.
Smith, or Columbia, are ou Brash Creek,
surveying iron lands for Byron Smith, of
ou 1'aui, at in. The froiessor tells us that a
corps ol engineers are In Hickman Couuty,
surveying the Florence aud Clarksviiie
railroad, and will pass our place in a few
days. Sac cess aud god speed attend them
and tho enterprise "all Uie way through."
May even the trees and rippiing streams
mile on them as they pass. We are for
any raibroad that will come through.. '
- Mr. Root. N. Mayberry and family hare
inst arrived fiom Saw Dust Valley. Manrv
; County, and resirt all quiet and prosperous
nooui tne v aney ana fort, tie says tnai
Mr. W. R. AIcKennon, who his been absent
for sometime tu West Tennessee, lias re
turned, looking hale snd hearty, and glad
lo meet his many friends aud tell tbem all
the news he gathered on his pleasant trip.
Mr. McKennou is a gentleman, whose ab
sence is always regretted, and of course bis
presence appreciated. We bnpo the next;
time he decides to "go west," that he will
drive his physiognomy by this way au let
ns tell him howdy. I
We were In Henryvllle a few days ngo,
and Major Penninuton showed us a model
(sure enoughl of a wagob, which he has in
vented, aod proposes to have patented. Ac
cording toourjudgme.it it em braces a great
many advantages over the common wagon,
both for Held and toad jiurjioses. The most
prominent of which, are, it is to ha ve a 3
inch tread, a self-adjusting brake, and the
hind wheel will follow precisely iu the
track of the fore wheel, whether driving ou
a turn or straight lorward. The Major isl
very enthusiastic over his iuveulion;a char
acteristic of all great men.
For reasons not yet explained, our
reply to "Vuxporus" was delayed three
weeks at the HtuAi.11 ollice. i 011 'I think a
donkey should be denied the rUlU to an
swer a pup because nis mannerof expression
is so coarse and ugly. CA.S.
Married, at 3 o'clock, p. m., Thursday, Ju
ly l!th, at tho fork of the road, near this
place, on the liue between Ijtwrence aud
Lwis couu ies. by the Hev. Leray Penning
ton, of Laurel Hill, iu the presence ol a suf
ficient numlier of witnesses, Mr. s-im War.
ion, of Brush Creek, to Miss Klia Waters, of
Squaw Branch. It was purely a love match,
and the legitimate result of a series of court
ships; having courted three timeis and at
tempted to get married three times, nnd the
third time was tiie "charm" sure enough.
They proceeded immediately alter ceremo
ny and congratulations, attended by friends
and relatives, lo Mr. William Warren's, on
Brush i recK, where tney were given au ap
preciable reception. Aluy I heir future lie as
bright (but not as liot ) as the evening opon
which they were married; and the evening
of I lieir wedded lite be as tranquil us the
morning was (lo them) lovely.
The genial, nnd liked-by-evorybody, es
pecially the indies, Mr. Willie Carpenter, of
Columbia, came down lo the Furnace the
other dav, and brought with him his
amiable little niece; Alias Ada Carpenter,
who will remain tor a while with Iiit rela
tives here. Mr. Carpenter returned the
next dav. accompanied by Kddio, Johnny,
and Ijeona, all cheerful and hnppy.
Air. John P. .MoDaw was down again tne
otnernny toseo 111-loaugnter, ano remained , p, street & Co., have one of the larg
oneday. Hi son Johnny came down iw th u tuh i nnd most practically and Ju-
htm.iihd expected torenialii awhile with hi
sister, hut it being lather too lonesome for
htm, h concluded 10 "go nacg wirn pa."
Col. Gcorgo Mxon.ot liawrenceburg, nnd
two of his daughters pnssed here a few days
ngo on their way to Denver Dam Springs.
TheColoncl is a railroad man, and was ma
king somo observations hs he passed
through ns to the ronte for the Florence and
Clarksvitle Narrow Gauge Riilroad.
Willis Jones A- sons nre pushing their lrn-
nrovements vigorouslr, nnd will soon have
a new turbine water wheel attached to their
factory. and will soon start np with renew
ed and much improved facilities; also Mr.
Cabtor Is there now superintending the
erection of their mill, which, when comple
ted. Is to lie second to none. Jones & S ins
are fo he applauded for their energy and en
terprise. We have plentv of rnln, and crops con
tinue to improve, and promise a preity fair
yield after ail.
The hog cholera is to some extent snbsl
dine, as t he liogs arc nearly all dead, an.l
victims are scarce, some ulce cattle lo sell
cheap for t he money."
We understand I hilt Mrs. Carncnfer nrt
her daughter and gmnd-dtiugliter. Misses
Rebecca and Ad, expeul fo return lo their
home In Columbia m s rew days. We. and
especially their relatl ves here, will rrgret
tneir an-enec; out we Know inoir return
home will lie as much appreciated.
we a-e r-aiiy gimi 10 see that our mend
Walter Is obtaining hi equilibrium, and be
coming thoroughly balanced like the big
bov that dlvide-i the nut, or me monkey
that sat in judgment npnn the case of litiga
tion between those Cat", lie is able to weigh
correctly, divide Justly, and accord equally,
ine dues and rignrs to uu. "While meres
life, there's hopes." C. A. S.
Tbe fllrmer hearts should swell up with
How ol gratitude at the nrosneritv that
has at'ende-l this year's rnruilng and toils.
They have been nnuudanlly blesaed with
he early and latter rants, sunshine and
shower. Nolh'ns b heen wanting but at
tention and well directed strokes to crown
them with abundant return of grain to the
sower, and bread to tbe enter. But still we
hear a croaner now anu men say hard
times and starvation.
Rev. Wm. M. Robinson . protracted meet-
ng has lust closed. Hud some, line sermons
as ever we have had the pleasure of hear-
ng. Itevs. A. Tenipietoii and .1. t . Jvlcr
did most of tho preaching. Kvery ene was
delighted with Brother Templeton.and were
sorry when he had to-leave us. We hope
he will visit as gtn. Had four profes
sion ana. two accessions io ine cnurcn.
There wa a large crowd out on Sunday.
Parson C. P. M. was oyer to see after hts
congregation. We understand the Parson
speaks of this as hts home we'll be glad to
hare him become a permanent citlxens.
We had a number of visitors during this
The town well Is almnt lo fall. Mr. 11. V.
Church Is hiving swell dngsin his yard.
Mr, Mangrem's new bouse Is moving nn
toward completion, nnder the plastic band
pf the bos. Capt. o. H. Mnl'lns.
. Messrs. 14. O. Chorrh and lirnce Satterdeld
have purchased a lot at Duck River Station,
and ars making an arrangement fo erect a
new store bouse, and open a produce and
snpply store at that plaoe. We bespeak for
them success, as they are both thorough en
ergetic young business men.
Move the column ! Col. M. T. Jones, Maj.
Joe T. Younger, and Capt, John W. Jones,
have called out their forces and given the
pub'.lc road around (own n thorough
scurging, muci to the delight of tbe travel
ing community. Col. Jones' rood reminds
usof a new turnpike. Tbo only road re
mains unvvorked. Is Lieut. T. 11. B. John
son's Turkey ('reek road. Tne Lieutenant Is
as flue a worker and commander as any of
theofiicers of the line. We ex pool to see him
movequthiscoliimn soon, aud go lor bis
road, "leaving uotoue a'uuo upon another
The pubUe road have boon sadly neglect
ed, butthe people are becoming more con-
j corned as to the Importance of good roads.
They are all wide r wake on I he new pike to
' Columbia from this place. A good pike to
I Colnmhia,and a new academy, with, a good
corps of teachers, a 10 tho things mostly
i needed at Hanta Fe now, nnd the desire or
I every enlei prising elli"n of the communi
ty. We knew of no h' t teropenlng for a fine
' school than Santa Fe. Gives ir.ta ya a ginvl
! tnrnplkeloColurnbla,and a school like Ihe
! Cuileoka Institute, and we will say we have
( reached the ultimatum of our desires and
t ant lei pit Ion for Santa Fe; yes, and have
ner inoorporarcu, too.
Vncle John Johnson (alias Jaokens and
the widow liodson stacked tbeir goods and
fortunes last week.
Mr.Gant Flyjoiued a church on I-1per's
Crook one night last week, Ksq. Sparkmau
ofiloin'lnz at the altar.
Mr. F, -M. is marshal! 02 liUi oohoits 301-
t ini ready to move tbo eilumu against
! Mr. Josne If. Wiley Is happy it Is a boy,
and weighs I'iponnds.
Col. Ridley and Ma)or Rratton were bore
last Saturday to buy mnles nnd mnle colts.
There wasquilea numlier of our clti.on in
town with their stock. The (Vilond made
Imt few purchases, sold the mules were un
der slKo,aad orer-priee,.
tnr fellow-citizen, N. T. Johnson, I build
ing a siaetnolj sttuie feqoe In front of bis resi
ileiive. Al r. t 'layton Church and Jon 11 Rirlev Corn
s!Wing hod a melee in the "burg" last. Sat
urday evening, (tiurc.ti laid open Young's
frntnal sinua foraiiaoe oftwnnr throe inches.
lr. Burrow sewed and dressed Mr. Young's
wound. ,. MnE Asm.,
" , . . Jtinreella Falls.
To the BlUi irofthe HcrnM an'l if' ill :
' Having hat) in ovnlemplattiin for some,
tiiqe tq lake 4 eoqple .if weeks' rest aud re
rreat ion from tho toils and eaten of tbe
farm, oil the rooming ,, the anl Inst., I
had a pair of spirited ynnng mqlcs bitched
to my carriage an ordinary two-horse wa
gon containing a good supply of provi
sions, with lt-m Cofley, cot., U hold th rlb
tiAUVSaudti',rtel from Cam pts-ll's station to
Mioella Falls, where 4 arrived sometime
Id the afternoon of tbe same day. I found
my wife aoaa little on, who bait preneded
me some few weeks, verr comfortably In
stalled in a neat little cabin. They looked
like they had and worsen (orlngevprythmg
except tbe ciiiKgen. ami aeed ticks. For sev
eral dav site lore 1 left h'Mrn.whHii the larra
erswoqld meet a amptll hitatfqnlan. they
wer iu the toalat of discqslr,g vbe prospect
or Use present growing earn crop. All seem
ed to have reachm! Hie conclusion tnat the
crop wontd be a short an. On inr way to
this pli.ua, I thoaght I woo Id give some
DiIuk mom tnan simply pasHfnj notioeor
tbe crops.-. Ttw 10ml rinniu,r froio Camp
bell Station to. ti.ix niace powtes t broqRb tne
nyrtnern u.rdcr of What is exiled the "Hlpr.
Creek CoaMry.". iu Giles county. This sec
tion has some of the finest corn producing
lands In Aliddie Tenucssee. Tbe corn, as a
general thing, luu a good colon a eosiial Qii
aerrer won Id se.y It was. a niiintirt one crop;
lu, it vaould ui,l bar close inspection. The
siballueKM of the stalk seems to' bra the great
draiy back. -1, talked With Several isriners
on Ihe road,, and Uey all apoks of the small
sulk. 'Tin orops will be noxblog ik as
liii-vvy an Lujt UrU )'W ivHtt. Vujh,
that was planted early", aud Weil cultivated
will make a good yield." The bulk of the
initi.ii'iiK n.Hiitiil 1 1, he on areoiinc nt jii.
et wenther about the time of the early
planting. Being planted lAte, tr ran up
very rapidly; hence, toe small stalk.
, , The maiiuluctiiriiig establishment at this
place rons.sl of the woolen mills, flouring
mills, miw mills, tan yard and chair laelory.
The large over-shot water wheels that ' run
the woolen and flouring mills have been net
alde, und the -latest Improved "Turbine"
TVhoel substituted In the plso'nf them.;
They are cheaper and more durable, nml
give better satisfaction. They run the ma-
cnine faster with the same amount of wa
The number of persons who are sojourn
ing at this place tor health and pleasure are
not numerous. The number would bemueh
greater if accommodation could lie hud.
Mrs. Ttios. Adkissnn, from near stlversville,
is here, and is at present quite sick. Mime ,
Jane and Josie Mitchell, irom I.yunville,
have been here for sometime, and will re
main nntil September.
I-awrence county does not seem very well
adapted to raising grain; although the Ger
mans, who have sell led in all parts of the
county, have mado fine crops of wheat: ri
.. i v 1 1 1 1 1
valing some ol the Pinners In Maury and
odes. Some of them have made ns high as
twentr bushels per acre. They are a har
dy, Industrious .eople, and they certainly
are a gteat accession to the farming I u teres t
ot Lawrence connty. They bave their
churches and schools separate and apart
from other citizens. Every one seems to bo
nnder tbe impression that, tliey are Cat ho
lies; but they call themselves the "German
Reformed Church." My family made visits
to one ol the Herman Churches and the Mat
tlesnake Falls, of which they give following
desetlolloi,- lln lite rlfl.lt Snndflv In .lnlv
r ' :. i. . k". i "ii. i-r.
Falls very early to attend tne German
church,' near Lawreucehurg, to learn some
thing ol the manners and customs of those
people. On the way oue of the party, Bruce
W bile, had a very hard chill, from which
besullered severely most ol the day. - 4 j.
sad occurrence made it impossible lor the 1
party to return during Die early part of the 1
evening. On learning the church would I
bold services from two to four iu lb after
noon, wo determined to attend. The first
exercise was a lesson for the children, sup-post-d
to be from a catechism, the Pnenl 1
uuing tticir teucuer. rrom ins manner, ue
seems lo be luuch Interested Jn this class.
The language used in their services was
German. After this lessou was over, they
engaged lu an hour's "service of song,"
singiug iu the Gorman language, accompa
nied by Hie organ. Tbe music was not very
barmontous lo the observing party. After
their musical chorus closed, they then went
through another service, ot which our parly
were entirely Ignorant. It seemed to be a
for mal service, a pal t of which was burning
of 1 license, wilb many other forms too nu
merous to mention, if we knew bow. Our
parly seemed to be the only Americans
present. Some of our party visited the con
vent surroundings, which were beautifully
decorated with flowers. We were cordialiy
recelved by the Sitters of Charity, ol whom
there aie fourteen. After our curiosity was
satisfied, and we were preparing to ret urn 1 1
the Fail"', the Priest, who had probably been
I Impressed wtth the attention given to his
1 services by our party, sent his servant to
ask us 11 we wished any u vice, or any 01
his written works to read, all of which w-c
respectfully d.cllned, as our ride would be
long, and one which must be made ere
nightfall, which was rapidly draw lug ltssa
be curiam around woodland del I; und hap
py circle of friends nt home.
Cur parly, with some additions, who went
to Lawreucehurg to study German theology,
a tew days later went ou a 11 excursion lo
Ralllesnake Falls. We bad heard of a iiutii
lier of excursions tielng made to these Fails
from diUereut parts of Maury, but do not
think Ibey have ns much celebrity as this
work of nature deserves, Thespaoe betweeu
the lali liil'sover whieii the water falls, is
not more than twenty Icet. Tbe fait is Ml
feet; Irom the top ot the lall to tbe lop of the
hill is about one hundred yards; theu below
the falls the valley sinking til feet deeper,
innkes these bills npiM-ar to tower almost
mountain blgn. While the visitor looks
around upon this wild scenery, near tbe top
nf the south hill-side, they may see some
toweling pines which seem lo have been
over-loo.; lug t his deep chasm for more thau-j
a century. 1 he visitor must almost cling to
the growth on I lie side of the preclpiee to
get around to the liottom of the fall, where
there Is a pond of considetabledeptb, which
was made by the perpetual falling of the
I water. Our party returned late in the even
ing well pleased with '.heir day and excur
sion. T. W.
SEW AUVCKI ISEMESTS.
diciously selected stocks of hnrdwsro that
j ws f ver seen In any lawn. Their eslsti-
lishment is a beauty inside, and when you
euler the door a m.iiIu and handsome sales
I man meets you and walls npon yon.. They
. have the bestol plows, harness, grain drills,
) wagons, sorghum machinery, saddles, etc,
J Mr. Street is oue of the very best hardware
I men In the state, and selects his stock with
an eye to its finish and value, and no oue
can onter his store without feeling lhat a
master of the huslmss stays there. 'Read
i We cad i-speebil attention lo the arlver
I tiseiuentot A. Ooo.lmati in to-day's ll.n
j ami. .Mr.GoiMliiian is now in the grain and
, cotton busiuUKS exclusively, having re-
moved bis entire stock or groceries to the
j Famous Chill i House, formerly oc tiiplisl by
I .1. L Bond. Ho bus taken in as partner In
the grocery business only Thomss J. Tucker.
1 Tom isaa energetic young busiges man,
! clever and nccoiuniodalliig, nud lias made
' many fi iendssiuee his losidenue bere. Mr.
. Goodman will Mill oouUoue nt the old
1 stand. Hint persons w ishing 10 sell wheat,
j corn and ootum will llud bun a clever sad
; agrecablo gentleman to deal with. He al
j ways poj Uie highest market price iu cuu.
If you want a drink of whisky! if yon
WHiit a quart of wnlsky! If you 'vat'it a
gallon 01 whisky! ask for Phillips, Jack
son it Co'. 'Hj.HMl Society." Il 1 strictly
pure aud unadulterated. Kept bv a' I deal
ers, aug. 31-Utn.
Kes. r rrrak.
Tu thf. I'Alit .r'f the Itmiltl inl Unit:
A disastrous wind and rain prevailed lu
t his vic.iully lasv Sunday, doing great (In in
There are several cases of sickness oil Ihe
creek ut present whooplug-c jugb Is tbe
Mr. W. W. Ogil vie sprained his leu rery
IhiiI y a short time since. Ho has recovered
so far as to be able lo walk on a crutch.
A protracted meeting is In course of pro
gress nt Mt. Olivet. 1 1 commenced last Sun
day wll h an excellent sermou by onr emi
nent divine, llev. Mr. Rice. On Tuesday
night the pulpit wns occupied by Rev. Air.
Orman, of Columbia, who preached a short,
but a very impressive sermon.
Air. T. Mitchell and wife, of Giles County,
are on the creek visiting.
Miss Annie Spindle letnrned from Reaver
Dam last Thursday. She commenced
leach iug school at Hargrove's school-house
Monday. Miss S. is a highly educated
young lady, and In every respect a compe
tent instructress. She will nn doubt receive
tlie patronage of this community.
Miss J. D from (be viciulty of So well's
M ill, aud Afiss M. I'., from near Columbia,
two hem t-winnitig and soul-euainoring
young ladies, are ou tho ereek attending the
Mt Olivet meeting.
Mr. W. F. M., a gallant young man from
Rutlierloid Creek, bas been seen Mtslng
through this vicinity very otten ol late, it
Is rumored that bis heart lias been para
lysed, and the muguet of his attraction ran
be fouud somewhere in theChiimley Bend.
Tribute to thr llrniary of Irs. l.eaiia
Mnjres (i Nlltlress.
Iaf hy leaf the summer roses fade!
One by one our loved ones pass away !
Ah, sad the tears to-night by sorrow shed
About a heart listoneouce so bright and ay!
Bereft ones listen to a voice of love
Whoso echo haunts thetn Irom tbe spirit.
shore, . .
Calling fiom Uie happier realm almve
To bid them basle where parting Is no more.
Fond hearts no? 'twine an cvtr-blooinlng
Tis wov'u of life's own past aud gilded
While tailing tears bedew the coronal
All gem n i'd Willi memory's lair aud fade
Her beauty was a Vision of delight;
Her soul to I pure in'airifili world to dwell,
Iiost lycna ! tell that stricken ones tn say
"God gii vene took He doetb all things
She is not dead, t ho dead aro those who
She does not sleep beneath Uie damp, cold
Her spirit flown far, far beyond tlie grave,
Is folded to the bosom ol her God.
She's with tilt glorious, bappy angel-bnud
That's gone before loved brother, sisUrs
The iaf her t.m, is lu thsl spirit-land
The iit'illur only wails her Stvlour'a tall.
For comfort to thit mother's cliailen'd
To her hath ptrverf xorft bmmth thf rrt.
Come Faith und Hope, to light her dark
en 1 1 life.
With promise of n uniou all iu God !
licnf by leaf the summer roses fade ! . f
( hie by one our loved ones pass away !
And so to rust fair, Ix.-aiileous Ina's laid,
To wake again lo au eternal day.
I 1 MO AS.
j HKI.KXA, At' nr., Aug. 27th. Is77. -
91 ARK I AGES, .
Marrixt. ut (ho residence of tbe bride' fa
ther, Mr. V. Y. Taylor. In the town if Tan
glpahva, Li August ii, IH77, hy the Rev. A.
G. Coleman, llr. Ji.i.a.vi.u: I'AKU Lf.r
wti'il to Mls Julia 1.. Taylor.
1 Mr. Leftwlah's many friends In Manry, his
native bom', send their warmest congratu
IhII.iiis uii bi happy mnrriage, and wisti
hiru the full reiihnliou of Hie dreaaisof his
ttachelorhood, wls-n eoaUnn plating tbe
bJiKSlul stale of marriage.
:.- d sa rim.
In this city August ....id, Mrs. James Chil
dress. In this Couotv.Mr. Branch Mills.
' In lo is etiy, Aug. 31 Mrs. Harsh Bond.
We ac nnthorUed tn announce the name
Ol Air. HKMiY JOHNSON, a a candidate
Jor Stwritl'.at tbe eusulng August election.
Weare authorised to announce Uie name
of Mr. W. D. DA VIS, a a candidal, lor So r
Ul.iV Die ensiiUM Amjust ulectlon. . ,. ,..
' Havlns' Hits dy suggested the 'insolvency
of John 11. Alleu, dee used, to the Clerk of
the County Court of Jtury county, Tenn.,
notice Is hereby glve-j to all person having
claim against sTd estat.- 10 Ale them duly
authenticated with slid clerk on or before
.lie Slstof Deoemlier, 1H77, for prorata d is -
.r lout lou, or tue am w 1 1 1 ne "M-ever oa - rea
this vic.iully lasv inn(biy, doing great dam- .
age to n.e cr.p-; co, was especially dam-, South America and Southern United States.
aged. Messrs. I' uieisoii, Dow el I und Mitcii - , . .. . ,,
ell arc among those who suslaioed lieavy vliig to On-lr w-trm and deligbttul dl
liKMiKliytlie r-tnrin. i mules, then iub.ihl anl irimv siillow Irom
' ' Clover Socd. 1
Col. D. It. Cooper nnd I. Polk HlHlard wll
run a RiidM-ll Clover Duller this sen son
Parties wauling c'livt r bulled can apply to
Col. Cooper or J. P.Street. aug. ill -2U
The time tried and fire testeil Klainn Oil
sold by Josh G. It .llev. is the tuna as weil as
Hi ess lest burning lluid ever used. It will
not explode. aug. 31-tf.
. "llenuliful Snow," Willi nil Us purity and
wbilenessiliH nol equal Elaine oil, sold by
Josh G. Bailey. aug. Cl lf.
New Fall goods received dally nt Ihe
Wbllo House, No. '!) public squam. Alii,
The nights, for t he pas' week, bavo been
blight and beautiful, but llu-y n dnrk
and dreary Indeed, wheu i-oinpsnsl lo the
lijht made from KlaiueOil soid by Josh G.
Bailey. nujj. ol-tr.
Who bns smoked a Ixi-t Bet" clear, for
five cents, nt Josh G. Bailey's, and did not
get the worth ol his money. Bug. el-tf.
If "Lost. Rels." at flee cents, are not worth
the money, then Josh G. II lilcy I'll Iteeii
misinformed. Try one. nug. 31-tf.
We can find a hole f imHies who will
vouch for tbe"Iost Bet" cigar, at nvecenls,
nt Josh G. Bailey's. aug. Sl-tf.
j , , rv.ivi v i,Mii- d-.i k "nr'nls at els
J list received .-i i Ml l n.il ll pr. HIS aim IS,
' 1 per yard at me v line notise. a..i.
I f t ho SherlfT f rls to i r.-st you a a va
grant, rush for a "fj'ist I'.et" cigar, at Josh G.
Hanky's, and treat ll tut it iuts a sool'ilng
(fleet. Try It. aug. ol.tl.
Twelve or fourteen rristd clevfr gentle
men to boer.t tt the New Kestsuraut nt
tfll (M per month. J. C. Du'M AN,
1-arge lot of Bleached nnd Drown Ikirnrsv
tie to be nolil from .'1 cenls a yuid upwards,
al tho White House. A 11.
Call and get as good sq'inre meal ns vou
can get in Columbia, for lu cent", at Die New
IiestHUrHllf, J.C. Dl'M AN.
It vou want a good hand-made shoe for
ladies and children, w ll Ii p'llcht back nnd
stay, call ot the White House. ASI.
X. H. Sykes, from Ml. Pleasant, will fake
great pleasure In wailing on all his lilends
and acquaintances itroimd the tables, and
assures every ouo perfect sntlfnelion.
Aug.24.il. J. C. IMIKCAN.
Attention and m)1juj waiters around fho
tables at all times. J.C. Dl'HCAN.
WAN ! K!:
20,ll pounds ot dried peaclu and apples
J. UlfllU.ll.lA S.
The highest market prU-will lie paid for
country produced all kind t
Aug. ul-lt. A. Gooh.ham .
One Tl.ousaud Yards liomo-tiiaJo while
Kniiiii -V Fi:t Ki;sojt's.
Boots and Shoes.
We haves sp'endid slocli sleek
r r.o .ts
and Sho. x lhat will in t lull
lo please you.
If You Went
First-class Parlor, Ciininltei , Dining Room,
Ha'l or Ollice Furniture, Spring Curled,
Hair, Cot lou. Col lou Top, or Shuck Mat
tresses, at 'mv prices, cil I to see or corres
Itnud with Weakley Jc Wanen, Nos. II nnd
l.'i Mortb College, Slris-t, Nashville, Tennes
see. Tor Sale.
A thoroughbr. d Jersey Cow und hull calf.
Apply at this ollii-i
Strayed fro ii ne ir ili. Fur i.oui.s, 1.11
III night ol the mi li 01 July, one lliv Fitly
(.'olt, one year old, Wll ll one while iinid loot.
Any inlot matioii 111 teaid to name will bi
j Jnijzl-7. W. V. n ii.so.n.
' New (fisnls reed vi d weekly din ing the
I entire tM'iisou, and sold at (.' ish puces, at M .
J. Bryant's. iiug'l ti
New stylo Night Lttiup lor salu lor 2.
at M. J. Bryant's. uu,
A good French Woven Corset lor
at the Vi lute House.
Try "Man tin,"
a nt w loud
W. i. M llf.li's.
(cuts per vnld,
Hen Idnnd TWimosllcnt tiV
at the While llous,...
Try Hie Necl.itinc, a line II
Cieiini lor Mile by I '.. W
vor lor Ieti
J nl y-(.t ii.
lot of Japan, 1 tolmig, Souchong,
Gunpowder, lmpcii.it anil LreaUiast. Ti-hh
(llreel from linpollcis, ( heap ill lliegioe. iy
hollM!(ll K. W. ti. Mlll.k..
July lilh. '
, The Buckeye has vii I ut wbieli lie In Ihe
: blller pi li.cliilc called I :-culiu, vdiieb have
j be'n mill, ii for the cine ot liemoi 1 ImnD,
' 01 Piles. I f siifli'i nig iilb liial. tlist-asH us'.
1 'I ablet ' Buckeye 1'ilc 1 uiuuielil, only Al
tea I a a bottle.
jeiins, Jeans, Ji anv, ol till inadc, cbe per
I han ever, at the W bnc I louse, no, ;', pub
liosquaie, 11. Ci one, l'i oj i 1 loi . A . I.
torpid Livers, Iu ligest ion su I ail illsene
arising lion a disordiird Slontmh and
How els. 'I'll. . y slioulil nl course ut Hiltliiina
kdt'p tlie liver iu'llve, unit lo imr reinleiH wet
would recommend Tnhlci's 'egetahle Lv(-r
Powder. Taken 111 Dine, will olli-u cave
moury uud iiitich siiflernie. j'i .'cc " cents.
On meeting u friend the first inqnli v Is ul
ways regarding b is Ik-mIi Ii. M'hj? Ile.uiu-e
health Is ot Die first consult 1 a liuisj i i-t
many will sit in a cold, d.inip iheitiic, ie
gardii'ss of weak lungs and hack 1114 cough.
Disctrd some ut Ihe eplu lueiui plensurirs of
the day, such as I heat ic-goi 11 1, cigar s'hok.
ing, Ac, and lu vest, your small Changs In
something that will be 11 lasting Is nelil.
For Instance, I oiis-ns' 1 '..iiiioiiiiiI Honey nf
Tar costs mily 5u cents, nml wl.l cure your
Cough, Cold, aud all diseases of Ibu throat
. New.Taylor Siop.
John II. Frecse, the FnMilonnbln Tailor,
offer his M-i 1 Ices us Tailor nnd Cutter to tint
cilixens ol Columbia nud v iriuuv. He Is
prepared fo do any kind of work In tbo
tailoring lino eiilrnsled to him, on sli.Mt
not us- and to general sutlstiieiliiii. Best
lloesklu Pants tl; lUislncHS Suits fiom s.m In
ll"). Warranted to til. Abo, cl.nuing nud
repairing done on snort notice, out c lot lien
msde as gii(M) as new. leeiAi aiteiitioit
paid to cutting Gent's mid 1! y s ( loi hiiig,
btop lu the rear ot Dr. Rains' Drug store.
A throng of sutlerers with coughs aul
colds, aniiunlly go South to enjoy 1 he utile,
real ml Illness of Ihe land ot (lowers. ' 'lo
them we would say Die uei 1 s&iiy 01 I hat ex -
renstve Dip is ottviHted by ( -nmpouuii
loneyofTar, which speedily vainiulslies
tlie (K.iighs and colds inoni. nl to this rtgoi
OUS clime. For public speitkeis itsurpoesus
the Demosthenic regimen of "pebbles mill
sea shore;" clearing Hie throat until tbo
voice rings with the rilvciy c.eleiico ol a
bell. I.'sc ( 'oiiisiund HoUcy ol i ni. Prico
6U cents a hot tie.
A few years ago "August Flower" whs ills.
Covered lo be a curiam e lire lor Dyspepsia
and Liver Complaint, a few tu 111 I lyspMpi i.'
made known lo their blonds bow ea Ily
sud quickly they h.tl beeti cured by I la 11'".
Tin: great mei its ol iiun.v';, At'cusr I- i.ow
1 11 iM-c.ime heralded through ihe eniiniiy
by ouo sufferer to auotbei, until, without
ad vertlsl ng, II ale bos Ii r.niir ilinnense.
Dnugists in V. Vl.lt V T W N In Die I nile.l
State's are selling it. No jterson siillei iiii
with Sour Stomach, S.dt Headache, Cue
liveness, PalpitiiUun ot tli.i Hem I, liidlgea
tlon, Liw Spn its, etc., cm lakn three doscn
Wilhout. relief. Go to your Druggists, Til
comti Ac Tow ler, and gel a Itottle V-j cenlsaiel
try It. Banip.e Ix.Ules Hi eeuls. juneJJMy
When you go to N ish vill". If nu want lo
buy or lii'.k nt a nice set 01 cr.Hpnl, u ve
I.H'Ipisloor h l riiitiful b.iiiy c.ui iagn, rail
and examine tbe splendid a-soi t meut ol
D. N. Nevlan, t .Nos. ;n nnd Od uniian's
old stand) Public Square, Nashville, Jusl h
you go tip town. Jlo scils litem, n lie ibs
everything elan In ht'wk. nl Die lo at fKi.
slble rates. IDs sleek 1.1 i .idiug matter, In
b ith old and newr mlsce.llaneoi.s I ooks, (-annul
be bent South ol t lie Uilo 1 1 vcr lln nl
4 1 has In stock a large col. 1 lion of the fan
ciest note paper. In boxes ami nut ot boxes,
that he s-lls nt wondrrliil low rates, ami nil
he asg Is Hint you see bis stylos and got bis
price ttclore buying elsewhere. We had
iinosl loiotfeu lo m ike men! 1011 of I lie
jienilil i-U.ck (f b'j li.nl And but be hsi
011 ex ismIUimi, but It any ( onr ly want
any I bing ho lias Its I Ins line, te Is siiiu lo
mt I hem lu any style and al i.nv pile
they want. nngl7 .nn.
John O. Cook vs. K. M. C(Kk el al .
By virtue of a decree of tint llouoiiibl.,
Chauoery Court at Columbia, 'IVnu., 11 udei
ed al the A pi il lei . i", iu the i.ix.ve sly I
ed cause, I will on 1 Im lt day 01 Oi loinir,
177, '.lb r for Hie 1(1 t flu ( 'OIII l-lll.lse tliKir iu
tbe town ol Cuuluinbla, to t he iiighest a:nl
boct iMdder, at puitlie outcry, tiie following
deserllK'd real estitte to-wn: A tract of land
of almut four buudred aei. is 'Mug on the
water of liig bigby creek, iliuirv County,
Tenn.. si:d iidJuiuli.K tue 1-iii.is 01 ai rs. i.iu-
nUelUKmni'. If. ('- rosier, Snn't J. Istray-
born. J. IU Winisiei. l.'i s (wei.uiu .a j!.,
H. Sellers, mid Unowir ns r.iie limine plats
oinu Plaist of
John ( 1. C's.K, dec d. r or a more purl icuiar
description rdereuee 1 iiiudu to a pint 01
same now on file in Hie old ol Die Clerk
sud Master.uud the la iwnl lu lurnished 011
the dsy of mle. Said land w ill lw kold ou u
rredit of one, two Mid I lure j ears, except
six per cent, upon Ibu srnotiul ol -11 1 e, which
must bo paid la cash. Notes hi 111 ing inter
est from day of hhI-, with good 111. .1 solvent
security, Will tin 11 quired of the uicllaser
or purcliavei, and a il. 11 retaliud for tbe
payment of tbeunpnll purrline tnoniy
notes. Hale free rrom tliociiu'tvel redemp
tion. I'll vale bids will be nc'ivcd ul tha
olilisioi Cieikaud ..iHniei iiiihi iioy nl sale.
Au. a-w. it ii couplr, c a au