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TOWN AND COUNTY.
Friday 1101111115, March 1, 1878.
Rev. P. I,. Atkinson, of Lewisburg, Mid to
t-e a splendid C. P. preacher, was la town
Hov. A CJ. Dinwiddle, of Pnlaakl. nrMch
1 iwoab eserinoD la Culleoka Sunday,
reo. 17, ish.
Col. Jack Moore, Hickman's favorite son,
was in to wa tuls wek. lie la m candidate
Mr. John Ballanfant and Capt. Fletch
11 trnes are spoken as probable candidates
lor tbe Legislature.
Mr. Janies A. Bailey, of Nashville, was oat
to see uls old irienrts last week. We wish
you abundant success, Jaiqea, wherever
you may go. .
Col. J mu H. Moore, of CentrevlUe, came
to 1 oumbia Monday. He was on bis way
to Newhurg. to attend court. He has many
warm mends In Maury.
J.iu 11 y uui, of Lewis county, was In town
Monday. He says the time to fish Is when
the atmosphere Is colder than the watrv
xi e is a famous naoernian.
Mr. Joseph Hunter Dew attended the
great Bench fc.no or does at St. Lonla.
Col. D. it. Cooper went to Nashville this
week to attend the meeting of the State
Democratic Executive Committee.
Mr. Ueo. W.Polk, oi Hau Antonla, Texas,
i viaiLiuK tu 111s native county, xie is an
accoinpuauen civil engineer, and a young
111 mi vi luLciiecb auu uri(uv promise
Harry Cornell, ol the firm of Cornell A
Sou, carriage manufacturers, Nashville, was
lu our city Monday. Harry Is an energetic
auu euierpriaing young man, ana we wish
him uiucu success.
hr. Ctiiirles U. McVsy, one of oar leading
millers, leit Tuesday for Indianapolis, and
other points. His otJect is to visit all the
best mil. s lu America, and get all their re
cent 1111 pruveineuu.
.vi is II die Zolllcoffer. daughter of Gen
Zollio tf r one of the most Intellectual and
noblest women in the land a noble daagh-
V r a no ! father has returned from a
long visit to Kentucky,
ivjutnt 'mr.iu McKay went to Lewisburg
jtt-M uuuuay, came uown on tne narrow
uauge iue-day morning to South Berlin,
and walked over to Berlin and back a good
healthy walk lor a lawyer recently sick.
lloo B. J. Lea. of Brownsville, and Col.
John C. Hurcu, Col. W. N. Cowden, and bis
beautliul daughter, and M Iss Turney .daugh-
ter .dour big-brained Supreme Court Judge.
all parsed up on the Narrow Uauge to Lew
Is burg Satu day. The Narrow Uauge waited
several noun lor mem.
Mrs. Mary Paul Maguire, and Mrs. Fanny
Leigh, aud Mr. John Maguire, of Norfolk,
v nave ail been visiting tneir relative!
beru. Tiiev ore very baudsome and talent
ed. When the Duke Alexis visited Norfolk
hi cUuwi Air. Leigh as bis first partner tn
tbe dance thus breaking all the girls'
hearts with euvy. Mis. Leigh sings divine-
jfessrs. (J. A. Bond and H. L. Pointer, of
vv uuuiuBou ciumy, were in town last Mon
day, 'i ne la ter thinks be is even band
homer than bis father. He is fully as smart
as ne's good looklog. The former is also a
splendid oung man, wbo is thinking of
g .iiig Into business in Columbia as clerk,
-.my house wou.d do a wise and profitable
iiiiu to secure ins services.
Ur. log, oi LewlsDurg, came down on
the Narrow Uauge last Saturday, and after
sue it! in the day in our city, went ont to
look alter uis 1-tud estate In the 4th district.
The nob. e bear. ed and genial gentleman,
Mr. IJ. K. Smith, of the 4th district, furnish
ed hi iu his horse, and ancle Frank took a
seat lu (ien. oailoway's omnibus. Our coun
ty tins f. w such elf-sacrificing souls. Call
Mi.Oeo. L, Thomas went to Nashyille
yesterday to see a plumber In regard to his
new house, x uls house will nave many of
tne advantages wuicn oeiong to a nrst-cia&s
city residence. A tank is in tue garret, and
a puuip to put water in it every night. It
is so connected with tbe basement as that
hot water can be obtained when desired.
Mr. Tu.iBiai Is a native of New York City,
and has all the advanced Ideas of that me
Jeonard Parkes,MJor W.H. Harris, Nash
vllle; J. rt. Edwards, Batavla, Ohio; A. H
Cuiiuingliain. CentrevlUe: Ueo. Milton. Va.
A. li t alion, Cincinnati: Capt. E. M. Htone
aud N. P. Hxrdemaa, Frauklln; W. S.
Jlranalord, J H, Finch, of Nashville; Kobln
.luiit'H, Williamson county; C. C. Cantreli,
Clucinuati; H. W. Williams, Louisville; H.
V. Harrison. Nasbvlile; J 0. Mead, Clncln-
n hi ; v . ij itmwn, xvasnvuie; v. A. r owier,
Win Hdlin, Waynesboro; P. C. Smltbson.
Lewl-burt; L V. Sublet t, Mooresville; W.J.
11 rr , Jell Brewer, iiiley Haddox, Wayne
county all these were In town recently.
im.i.ir B. P. Koy aud Mr. Kufus C. Key
nolda staid a. 1 nlgbt In Columbia Monday
it Igut, on their way back to Pulaski from
Kiaukllu, Mr. Reynolds bought a 8oh0 cow,
itose ol Snarou. lrom ('apt. Thomas Utbsou,
and a fine bull from MajorCarapbell Brown.
ItulM Is stooging bis fertile Richland farm
with souvj of the finest cattle to be found.
Mr. har.es Brandon, of Nashville, was In
town Monday night. His grand-father, Mr.
Charles Brandon, was one of the best men
that evur lived in Columbia. He bas been
dead for years, but bis memory will alwa s
be pri-cloii to tnoae Hint knew him well
enough to value his worth.
j ua.e L,.v.u Campbell, of Franklin, who
is fr. qumitly spoken of in connection with
Ittw Supreiuii Bench, was in town last week.
)n aatiial conv-rsatlon with one ol our
leadiug men. Judge C. remarked that Whit
(.borne wiu tbe ablest politician In Tennes
see, and 11 wou LI be a pity to take such a
iiiun outof politics. That Is what the men,
lu congress, and at bonie tbe people, tbe
niassi k, as well as tua nun of brains and
ability, all say about him. They say, "Keep
ill m where he hi."
Maior H. V. F.y, of San Anton ia, Texas,
c;i i.e to Columbia Friday or Saturday. He
was boru at teauia Fe, In this oonnty, in the
lioue now owi eil by Esi. Wm. Younger, in
ls.1i. His la. her was a son of old Dr. Fly,
a o brotner ol CapU Jack Fly, an honored
citizen of Leiiter's Creek N. 13. -ibepord's
friend. Mr. A.J Fly Is his cousin. Major
iv's lat ..er left C-iluinbia In iia, and went
to Mi'Ml-'slpi l, where he was a large plauter.
lie alterwur.iH un.ved t Louisiana, and
i.nra to T xas. The Major is a handsome.
dit liiKil-bed man, and an eloquent and ef
feelive Hieaker. He has established a num
l.er ol kliver mine ooinpaniea, with millions
of stock He Is now representing the Santa
tlertrudls Mining Company.
A ROUS D TWW.
Embry A Frieim;n have received a large
lot ol beautiful ladles' bows, (not beaux
they have plenty of them behind the coun
ter.! , ,,
Y u can buy a goo i shirt for one dollar
rom AMu iiniA ;.oni ine. Feu. 22-tt.
1 P. Coats' aud Clark's spool cotton, 5
cents a spool, at Embky fc Fkikhsox's.
-A raobit was turned loose on the puollo
square as i Hatuiday, and John Tucker's
tlo,:, "Box," caught him.
Krauk lleruclou received a "darling
wu.kluK cane" as a present from Harry
Mai l In, ot Nashville, last week.
t -Tlic stuitlug school oa Sunday evenings
iu tue C. P. CuuroU Is largely attended by
(he ":ung people of our city.
U i ui Embry S Fnersou's where you can
tm the bui pleached domestic, 4-4 wide, lor
iO cents feb.8. 2-t
Mr. Shade tuk$cr was in town Wednes
day, kU.i sit Id he was ouj ol dent and out of
lie Chiton- ry tiun rto l ne his language,
the ba-iy in poru, aud its naiuo is lVucy.
K. F. Cloiul. of Kentucky, brought 60
mules uere, aud stepped at Black & Chap
iiei.V si. tide last tturday, and sold them
to Clark Tmuail aud laulel tales.
U ir cMstoin made boots aud shoes for
tbe appr, lushing season are not to be sir
pHKd in pi lec, qua llt, style, and comfort.
Ket. 2-2-t.. Williams 4 tiociiRANB.
l ue rron Bridge for Centrevlile arrived
last weok, and CapU Newt MoClauahan was
sent lor to takrt lidou in bis boat. The
river was in good tlx for It, being up about
.W.ll Bynnm Is building a new "brauoh
wUal" ,'Ud trough f r the water works. He
.nut iii UHuaiid-severely has week whUe
wurmukuM 2' e wheel.
.Miss Car t Patten, daughter of Thomas
1' al ton, ilec, ast5,a-ho lonnerly resided here,
ailed iu Nashvilie fMp Saturday. Her re
inalt.s were brought U JLhls place Sunday
tawrnlug, in coiopany reiauons ami
rl. .Js, und Interred in Kose Hill Cemetery.
OU, fiuterprising inerouaui, n, hji
Vos-s has soul 4S bags of coffee and 1H,UwO
Puuuds ot fiiiwr since he went In to business.
U uere is notulitg like advertising. If yon
iave gtsai goods, tuid anil cheap, and tell
the ti uili, uli ol which Taylor has and does.
A g tiue of chess was played Vednesday
ot last week, ax I'uiaskl, between Dr. 'I. B.
Kaiusaiiii W.J. Webster, of this city, and
Judge riillry Ward aud K. T. Tallaierro, of
l'ui;iki, resulting lu a tie. A match game
Is soon to b plsyed by tbe some parlies.
-W il mot Boweu or. "llab'aa he iscal.
" RettlnK well from the wound tne
T ii -a-MS-otsslu gave him last week. Hao
jviiuni- piudid boy, and bis bravery
1Ha."r 'one saved his llle. Junius
T.'V.ir i.Vs de-Unw Md, says -nab" got
i)iir newsy anu rci-c-j ,
,K,h,l"nt gives a full account of the burning
it Sander"' sl.re last Friday night. T'J"
lignt was dlstlncljy seen by citizens in W
I u in hi a, wno watched the flames ascend
higher as too barrel of coallJ was reached
bs the ll .iue. E.W1. Saruie Way friends
will regret to hear of his loss.
Couuciiman uui Boyd received through
rnatl last. Sunday, the photograph of the In- i
ttlaa warrior, C. ilcf Joseph, from the war--lor
himself. li'n requosls n to inform
,'.i jxei.hu a" that lie wilt trains the photo in
thesar'teas Fldloy's" oucuplos, aud will
bang the same up iu Uls parlor and that
iu arew days be will send bis (Uus.) photo
to "t hief Jiepl'us."
Ihe o ey Literary Society waaoreanlzed
lust six years ago, under tbe supervision ol
lh able nrluolpal of ibo Institute, Mrs. Ma-
Martin. On Saturday evening of last
week they gave au open nwaeltng. It being
anniversary ol It birth. Thai meeting
VLaill a pbisant one, consistaiig ot read
7 iituslo, etc? The invitations
i"nlUfcy t" corresponding secretary,
?nil tiii McClell.'Utl, wer very neat,
llsa. "i..Jf iJTii the InsUtute-tbe
.Vtey and KSTMr-TaTar u being
f the f Siur. iuJ Miss
The societies are about equallr ivldeU t-
1 ween the young ladies avucMvtfa i-Y".
Worn" hoard leef proud of the name they
.. ... , .... .J,n..nha nrat Bishops in
Jeuuess-e-Bishoiis oteyaud Polk. We hope
ttoou to have tbe pleasure of attendlug au-
... Sa.paa Ml I M tl fl tl a
oilier oi tneae meaiuugs, aw uir
i Mr,wt i ii ami aajlwla.iiilliL'.
Kv. Mr. Johuauu. ol Bl'oeklvO. N. I ., a
vtreaicher aud teui)erana-e Uciurtsr, preached
s teuiiiera'ice srriuou la the U. r, uuura
lastsuuday uluht. The bouse was crovyded
svilh ptxjy.e. Mr. Jbbnsou preached a most
excellent htirmou, lull of interesting facts,
mini r.-ltmousMrul aja He Illustrated wbat
individual effort had done in performing
creut enterprises. He said tbe liquor traffic
was held in higher esteem In England than
y any other nation; the Mayor of i.oudnu
t a wme merchant, the Mayor of Liverpool
owned over a hundred "public bouses,"
wliwrejlqaor l sold, aud a great many
mfuibers of Parliament- were liquor makers
ir o.'alers. The hkjoli'h peopla were more
illcious than any other peojrlj, and they
viwld plcureof drunkenness lt the oaty
i ii' Lain', and mnared It to Besi,rook,
lreiand.au... . .
no jiqw - arrest bad been made In
UWer.5mrs He cave an lucldent that
t wen 1 If I) u C)Ju uibia last Saturday night
happeiie. JhCtWum j
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m7hefatheVw. jote4 citMep, bt
Mr. Clark Tindail and Mr. WatkinsL.
Fleming caught a Dice siring of trout at
Webster a Dm. a short time since.
John B. Fly sat on his horse and killed
tbree hawks without moving, recently big
chicken-hawks. Bad day for bawks. too.
Boyden's hand made boots and shoes for
onr spring trade are daily expected, t-very
pair warranted. Williams a Cochbaki,
Three hundred gallons of Honduras and
other kinds of syrup ror sale. Better than
Uoldeu syrup. Jan. is, i77-lf.
P. H KOCTHAI.T.. Sr.
Mr. Tom II. Kelly, whose lee was broken
by a runaway horse a week or two ago, Is
Improving rapidly, and will soon be up, it
Wednesday.oat on his place. FortuueTbom
me iiign Sheriff bad a big log-rolling
as, eol , WW the master-man with the hand-
Mr. K. M. Miller.of Santa Fe. was asked
wno he was for Congress. He replied. "Are
you crazy ? Who do you suppose I am for ?
t 110 eise is mere 10 oe lor except w ntt
tborne? f coarse I am for Whit, against
The young beaux In the Mt. Pleasant
neighborhood bavean understanding wben
they go visiting at night, that they will
leave the different bouses at tee same time.
When each one gets ready to leave his
sweetheart's house, he gives an unearthly
yell. He Is soon answered by bis comrades
at the surrounding houses, and the noise
they make is so unearthly that the peoole
all become alarmed, fearing it Is a band of
savages or wild animals.
can the mail rider to Hampshire run 7
Ask Walter Akin and Billy Brooks.
Mtss Alice Mcviaw, an excellent young
teacher from Columbia, bas taken charge of
a scuooi near ivnoo ireea tourca.
Old Mr. Samuel Woodv. of Snow Creek.
one of the best men in the county, says the
w asmogtou letters are worm me price ot
the Hkiuld themselves. "Tennessee"
should appreciate such a compliment from
sucn a ma .
Bob Cheek, of the 4th district, was In
town Monday, with 29 pounds .if maple su
gar. Ld O'e, I, bis o il Captain, says he Is
sorry that he did not get it.
There is u brute (in the shape or a man)
wbo breathes in the 4th civil district. A
short time ago he stopped a little girl in the
roaa, wno is oniy 11 years oi age, caught
hold of the horse she was riding, and tried
to force her from the horse. He is guilty of
other acts which Gen. Fussell should lnves-
Haley .of ofthis citv died it satirdav it
miiy uurr soweii sent us a load of oak
wood, instead or spilt hickory, this week.
The baby left at Otev sfcKennnn'a. at.
foniar ion. turneu out to be a blir rair babv.
The character of Otey as a moral young man
ueiug auuTa reproacu, iney tuougntlt would
be funny to Joke him a little.
Tbe Grand Hon at the onenlns of St..
Olles Hotel will take place March 12th. A
uig aeiegatiou iroin unuraoia wliligo down
frank Moore caught good strings at
itock uou.se, f ountain Creek. Monday and
Tuesday. Bryant lien fro grabbed ten near
tne raoutu oi uiooe last Monday.
-tx-Mayorj.i-. Brown, t rank Moore,
Evan Y Pillow, R. H. Uuest, Dick Beavans,
Frank Roberts, aud others, all atmnriMl lh
"Ten Nights in a Barroom," at itock Spring,
fir l ...... i . i . . . . '
ntuumiiiviiiitii, it whs a success.
JShenn Alexander's big log-rolilne Wed.
nesusy, was a grand success, r my men
were meser.t Tom Alexuniinr. I r irrv
ClaytMooio, Ruf-Thomas, Bam McEwen,
and; the Sheriff balance colored. The
strongest mn present among the whites
waauayi Moore; ana among the darkles,
Fortune Thomas. Ham McEwen promised
to return with a torch-light procession at
nlgbt, but he failed to come time. He bad
better be on time next time. About 20 acres
of new ground was cleared.
Mr. ueo. p. w.-bster. of Cross Bridges.
one ol the best gunners lu the county, sent
a large tot oi panrmges to urimth 5t Uar
rett, Nashville, last Saturnav. A friend
makes a good suggestion, which we wl 1 in
sert in this connection. He says partridges
are ueoiroynu oy tue wno esaie, oy harvest
ers, while barvesting wheat. Let every far
mer request uis harvesters not to molest
Mrs. Boo While or ber nest. Of course
where fields are harvested by machines this
cannot be done.
Let the good work go on. sav we. We
refer, of course, to tbe proposed extension of
iue carter s t rees pine, oy Whlcn one or the
fairest and most productive sections of our
county wl l get a good road to Columbia,
and Columbia will be richly rewarded by
the Increased trade It wl.l bring here. Our
merchants should subscribe liberally. Iu
this connection, we w l l tak oc. -anion to
say that we are glad to hear that our friend
ir. josn L. Williams says tie will see that
the Santa Fe Dike shall be finished to Twin
er's creek 1 miles farther. Then If it can
be extended to tbe Hickman line, Columbia
will get a large and valuable trade from
that section ou Duck river. We should never
stop till we have good pikes to Little Lot;
to Willlamsport; up Carter's Creek; np Bear
Creek: to Leftwlch's bridge: to Rally Hill: to
Soutnport; and to Lewisburg.
air, joun uatianiaut, oi (juneoaa, snow
ed us, last Wednesday, a number of early
potatoes, as large as a hen egg the Russet.
They looked delicious. They crew from the
HISiELLiM OlS ITEMS.
Howard A Carpenter sold during the
months ol January aud February last, oUO
mules average SluO.
lie Is now called capt. jas. Hardwork
Andrews. His house Is one of the largest in
the country, doing an immense business.
and be Is the soul of It working night and
day. I'uluxki Citizen.
Major Richardson declines to be a can
didate for Chancellor, to the great regret he
many friends. If he had decided to ran of
would have received a warm support Pa-
A "limb of the law" of onr city visited
Nashville recently, anil came away "forget
ting" to pav his holel bill. Monday last the
same "limb of the law" received a -'box of
rocks" C. O. D. the same amount as con
tracted at the hotel.
The well known and popular Crawford
Aouae at Cine nnatl, nndtr tne manage
ment of Mr. Lewis Vandt-u, Is losing none
of Its fame. Columbians, wbo find them
selves In Cincinnati, cannot do better than
go to tbe Crawford. Messrs. Uaddls and
Mclntyre, two of tbe most obliging hotel
clerks in the country, will be found in the
office, aug. 8l-77-ly
J. D. Jackson, Supt. of the Maury County
Work House, accompanied by K. Johnson,
was In town lust Saturday on trail of Harry
Furgussoo, col., who bad escaped from tbe
work house on the night before. They trail
ed blm in this iilreclion and hoped to
capture him Saturday night. Marshall Ga
zette. Hon. W. S. Fleming, tbe present able
and popular Chancellor of this division, is
announced in tbe Vitizm to-day tor re-election.
He also publishes a c ird to tbe voters
of Ulles county. Being a gentleman of cul
ture, refinement, versatility, aud personal
worth, beadorna tliejiench, the forum and
the social circle; aud if re-elected, will
doubtless fill the office as abl v and accepta
bly as ha bas In tbe past. Pulanki CUiien.
We beard this week by lettt-r lrom young
Horace Polk, who is clera in Ihe office of bis
relative, tbe Hon. Campbell Brown, of Mau
ry county, Tenn., one ! the wealthiest and
most distinguished stock raisers in the
South. Horace says that Mr. Brown has
sold within tbe past twelve months 813.UUU
worth ot stock. He has the second-best
stock of sheep In the United States, besides
Jersey cattle and liorres of every first-class
stratD. Horace is Indeed in clover. Well,
he deserves the best of everything In this
life, to be b.s no superior in mauly worth.
A colony of negroes from Maury county
has settled on Sugur creek in ths couuty.
We are told there are thirty or the number
occuovlng oue cabin about 18 A) feet. Oue
of the number, ire are Informed, Imagines sh
Is bewit hed, anu aiior naming me is mil
of Dr. Thompson of this place aud Dr. Kll-
patrlctt ol Swan, sue reaorwu 10 a coioreu
physician who says she ln.s lizxards in her
flesh and so soju as these repult-s begiu to
ni nn the fane, so he a in c ttn one. be
will effectually cure her, Hirkman PUneer.
Saiuusl W hi i sou came from Maury couu-
and settled lu this place in is Ml or 31. He
was one of the leading merchants of the
town for many years, nought a farm la
Sblpp's Bend ou the west side of Duck river,
nH lived on it uulll be became Involved In
els financial afftirs, wben ne sold Ms place
and moved to Missouri, aud lived there for
several years. Becoming dlMHatlsnod, from
aovetal faintly afflictions whic i terminated
in the death of his wife, he returned to bis
bid home, lu ibis fcOtnty, but meeting with
but few of his old time friends, ha finally
emigrated to Texas, and died sines tbe
war. Hirktmm Pioneer.
The Narrow U.iuge Railroad bronght
down last JJondav morulug lour huudred
and eighty doj,eu ei. which were shipped
on to Nashvilie and luO do;en last Monday
Miss Josle Cosby, a beantlfnl and Intelli
gent youug lady of Marshall county, return
ed to tbe AthouHf nu last Tuesday, after be
lQg absent several days. She hud her favor
1'be Uuest field of wheat lu Maury coun
ty Is on the Narrow Uange railroad, and the
nmiwrivol Mr. R. rish tru.
,The Narrow UitUKB coach was crowded
last i 'teiiuiiy lunniius wiuu i issengers, buu
among the uOUiir were several negroes,
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WUO Uilt Maimiail cuu.:v ivi..i..
w. J. PUUIkS has opened out for Spring,
Call and see Lis now goods.
J UUge A. Da . nusuea ia nuava"!,:- w
candidate for Circuit Judge. lie is khon
tat almost every man iu toe iiiriri.
has WaJ Jndge and in -mauy- respects
made a good fctfe, He de.-patched business
i,iiv and nuthed Uilnss through. We
rapidly, auu puiw u...u?. ...
caa say this muctt for Jnd& Hughes, ul
ho it a Uenabl'cuii.
if u, ritcOinoaii'i tuoriej tt'iruon wc
un oil the Harrow Uauge last Monday even
ing to Joe Moiitdy's. Marshal 1 couuty, and
buAtedalldayYu'1': Tfj.-v killed about
seventy birds-Charley killed luu;os-and
returned Wednesday morning. They currieti
two aots Vlth them, and as M r. Titcomb up-
fmTwlth bis load ol ;i;, suu-burnt tace,
slouch hot. end hunter's clothe, ou, vith bis
II m l.-JJ I H SO-HI ncuiiwu.t mum-
Villi MllOt allld bOWUttl , U9 l"wa.V s.amw - '
om'lndlau uunter-so says Conductor Wll-
U wfirSelvHIe Williams, of MauiphlN wss
on our streets yesterday. He baa many
friends lu Maury, who were glad tu tea
blm. . . - ,
Judge a J. Lea, of Browubvlllc. was lu
Columbia last Saturday. He is a candidate
lor Supreme Judge lrom West Tennessee.
He bif arted as Special Supreme Judge,
and gaye gt& saliaiaciiou tu the bar aud
people. ' - t s e-.
Notice! Notice! Notictt
wishing to clear up aud make room lor a
large Spring Stock, will for Itlie next thirty
da, sell my entire stock of Dry-Uoods, No
tions, l'lotbiug. Hats, Boots, Shoes, Hard
ware, Queenswkte, etc., at tirst fur raA.
Come, everybody, a4 secure bargains
wbile tbe opportunity 1 presumed.
Women's Shoes. go-xl,$l.iKJ to J 1.25.
Men's Double Soled Brosaiui, full stock, 11.10.
Man's B4t (lull stock) Brog.tus,' 1.50.
Ladies' Bust Robber stuot, lined, 80 ets.
" J. W. nKAius,
March 1, lS7.-lf, tpring Hill, Tenn.
Sanders' More liu rned.
J A Sanders 4 Bro.'s store. In District No.
"3 of this county, wss burned ou the nlgbt
of the 2.1 nil., at about K o'clock P. M. En
lire loss about Sl.So or SlitW- Original cap
ital, il,7vi; Isashvlile credit about ?v"i0.tni; ad
ditional capiat frqra B, F. Parks, B. F.
stone and others about fc.iOG.tw total, IJ.ftiO.
Insurance on stock, 1.0jo; loss, l,ovt house
worth Siaai.tm, lusurauce, S-V i.CO loss, Sl,<.
Besides Individual iota, snoli as notes, ac
counts, wearing apprel. de-ital tools, etc.,
sniyanUpg to about tl,WJ, -
HT. rX.ft.-A") A NT ITEMS. . . .
Mr. Editor, we expect yon were perfectly
delighted at our non-appeaiance last week.
Allow us to quote lrom one wbo was con
sidered wise, "Hpeecb is silver, and silence
gold." We have not beard anything that
would In the leastinterest you or your read
ers, for one entire week. During the fear
ful weather of the last two months, the dull
ness of this Intense respectability has set
tled down over Mt. Pleasant Ilka a grsy
cioud. The rustle of soit trailing raiment
which is the sweetest mu-ic to as ana
the shimmer of bright dresses, and the
gleam of eves brighter than Jewels, are seen
no longer on our streets. We suppose this
won't last Iocs, as this neighborhood ex
PrCts to recruit its lashionable faces from
- l ln belles of the eastern portion ot the
county and a demure, hazel-eyed beauty
from the Wet. We hear marvelous stories
of how much loveliness Is coming from both
directions with the flowers of spring,
Beecber and other Devil agitators, nave
bad a-h 11 of a tine agitating a dark sub
ject all winter. It is to be hoped, like the
small-oox this hell Question cornea only
once in a life time, and It's really sad that it
comes so often. Wbat good is enected Dy
agitating a question too minute to be visible
under the statistician's microscopic exami
nation, and the onlv use that It seems to be
is to give that hot institution, neii, an op
Dortunitv to organize a meeting, elect a
chairman, and order more coal oil and brim'
8Unj neat up me griuiruu prepsnatory
J ingersoirs reoepuon. - omaxi Aiex,
the Washington correspondent of the Turf,
Field and Farm, says: " We all carry our lit
tle neu around witn us. inu uov aatmnea
with that, we are constantly increasing the
stock of our friends, and in addition to that.
are preparing an eternal one lor mem in
the next world, and trying to choke it down
them, and frighten mem wnn it au toe
While." Of course mis is insiruciiTe; witn
more than FalstafiTs gravity, we might re
peat, "Beware of instinct," to the fossils who
are keening the aoove mentioned oara
spirits in a condition similar to those for
lorn souls described oy xiante, wno are
neither good enough for heaven nor yet
bad enough for hell, thus equally ignored
bv angels and devils. We think more ol
charity is needed in and out of the pulpits.
our zealous pastors, in tneir sermons auu
ex hortatlons. too olten forget their sacred
calling, and give vent to words that, like
the copper shot of the Mexicans, only gan
grene tne wound, we are not proteasing to
talk sensibly on mathematical princi
ples, (or while courtesy and sentiment are
correntcolns, benevolence la the true ore,
left in the mine, with
other staunch old Christian lore.
We are glad to learn that Mr. Dick Owen
and lady, of Franklin, Tenn., will soon
move to this olnce. and make it their borne.
Mr. Owen la well known here, and will be
warmly welcomed. He expects to become a
partuer of his brother, Mr. w. sr. owen, in
Mr. . B. stockard ana nis cnarming iaay.
oi Stevenson, Ala., have taken up tneir per
manent residence in this place. This is i
great acquisition to Mt, Pleasant, society, as
Mr. Stockard is one of the nicest of gentle-
men, and Mrs. Stockard possesses all the
loveliness of manner
and all those attractive I
graces that go to make a true lady.
We are pleased to see yon have a new cor
respondent from Willlamsport. We had
rather live on pop-corn and garlic in a
wind-mill than to read tbe trash of some
noodles, bnt we really like those items of
your new correspondent. The writer seems
O be filled witn a Dinnuerouss oi iun; ne
pulls tbe hair-trigger rifle of wit, and pos
sesses the solid siege gun of wisdom. The
articles are pointed, and the writer has. a
fine sense of humor.
We regret to learn that the Interesting
family of oar mutual friend, M. T. Jng. are
all ill. We hope soon to hear of their con
valescence; at the same time the old Jug's
wittf letters makeslt a comfort to have him
John D has recently been elected Presi
dent of the trnth-telllng club in this place.
His lnslgniaof office Is a broad axe, tbe lit
tle hatchet of the immortal George W., the
daddy of this gloriour Union, and a betting
book with tne odds in lavor oi jonn. arum,
wbo is a Dard of "Vox.." has a higher and
granderstandard of principles than Ueorge
Washington ne can lie out ne won t.
Col. J. W. B. (Bulger) Thomas, MaJ. A.
Howen. Mr. Marsh Mayes, Bob (Blackhead)
Frlerson and Wasb Uordon, returned from
Lewis couuty last Saturday, where they
bad been bunting deer for a week. They
only killed one deer, and a magnificent
specimen of that glorious bird of freedom,
the grey eagle, which was winged by Mr
Wash Uordon. Maj. Bowen amputated the
crippled wing as skillfully as could have
been done ny tne late Dr. raui r.ve, ana me
bird still lives. There was another party of
sportsmen led by Capt. Andy Akin, of the
Hampshire country, who encamped near
Lewis' monument, the same week. They
killed only two deer in a four days' hunt,
the weather being too unfavorable to make
it a success.
Mr. Joe Scurlock, a brother-in-law of Dr.
Henrv Long, left here for his home. Jack
son, West Tennessee, last Saturday. Mr.
scurlock, who is a very entertaining gen
tleman, is the grandson of Adam Hunts
man, deceased, who once beat Davy Crock
ett for Congress In West Tennessee.
Miss Mattie Herndon, tbe- queen of song
and music teacher at tbis place, spent sever
al days In Columbia last eek.
Several handsome turnouts from Colom
bia, containing ladles and gentlemen of
some of the western States, passed through
here last Saturday evening enrovte ror sum
mer Town, in Lawrence county They pro
pose to make that country blossom as the
end of Zack Chandler's nose, In a short
Nearly every male urchin in and around
this place, from eight years old and up
wards, black, white and cur-colored, in
cludes some sort of a pistol, pop-can or
boomerang among nis assetts. tlo where
you will on Saturday evening, and yon will
find a group oi tnese iiuiputian muraer
mills, comparing squirtguns or shooting at
targets. Boys, boys, pa" dowa these wea
wtna of destruction; there is death, anguish
and remorse in every one of them. Throw
tha barrel Into Bngar Fork, fling the cylin
der over Banker Hill, sink tbe Inst cartridge
In the well, ami fo nornn ana ret your
mother sKin you wnn tne rammer,
owing to the pressing demands of the
Cooking 'lub. wbo are suffering for fod ,
the "Oldest intaoiiants Association." at
"Scoot Reuben's," will give an animated
exhibition of leap-frog, or seraphic somer
saulting. In two weeks. A Can-Can and bug-gin'-eet-to-mnslcon
the outaida of the ring.
A large attendance Is earnestly desired by
the Ring Master.
Mt. Pleasant can boast of a barber shop
and tonsorlal artist inferior to none this
side of tbe Lava Beds or Henryvllle Bav.
For a first-class hair cat or a clean, smooth
shave, there Is no place like Sam's, who
keeps a t ran just in tne roar ot a oeaa-raii.
With a little of old Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing
Syrup and Dr. Key's Horse Powders, he can
tickle the baldest pate Into fuzzy respecta
bility in twenty-four hours. This art, with
keen rasora. sharp shears and clan towels,
bas given tbis establishment a wide reputa
tion. Those that wish the amiable enioy-
iovmentof aooldbathln freezing weather,
J . i i i , . .. Mn..nwut i v. r .
CIDllOiDlununi n w-r, uavuini witu imm
soap and Lu bin's Extract of .Violets. Call
at the spotted pole, corner of Spruce and
uyoee streets, close to the feather foundry.
We are under ni my obligations to Col.
Jesse Harris, of Washington, whose good
taste and sonolarly Judgment is Infallible,
for a valuable document, received r ebruary
nth. We will reouest our friend Dick B..
or the House Chaplain, to make the proper
acknowledgements to cot. Jesse lor tne un
f rs. teiger, oi itanuvn'e, wuo uat uwu
visiting her sister, Mrs. Reynolds, ot this
place, left for her borne on Monday.
Capt. Murphy, a handsome and brilliant
young lawyer of Lawrenceburg, passed here
a. few days ago en route home. He is a can
didate for Attorney-Oaneral, and says the
people are all Murphyites down in good old
Lawrence. . r
A party oT serenaqer. oomposea oi r . m.
Rtrkotta. Jan McLaln And others, regaled
onr)own with some choice music a few
nights Since, ll u uvaai iuulku ill ininttcu
tenderness to speak in glowing terms of all
musicians and ipqslnal performances. In
tbis instanoe no such tenderness of senti
ment is requisite, as the young gentlemen
rendered some of the most dlffioult p ecesln
a finished style of excellence, that approach
ed the old professionals. Altogether, It was
a captivating and delicious treat, and we
none will oe repetatwta atjtju. .uu
please your wife, delight onr sweetheart
and kill your neighbors witn envy, just
come our way or go West next time, Frank.
Col. N. W. Jon- s and Lieut. Bull Revier,
of Puddle Duck Creek, xpect to start-to
Washington soon, i ney expect to go aioot
as far as Pittsburg, where they have written
t r.n.-a trt meet them with hacks. In tbe
absence of green KkiRs.Bnll will carry along
a few coon hides to pay expense.
Mex. H. Brown, a talented young lawyer
of Columbia, was In this place od Tuesday.
I.ectnre on. Heroes.
r T West favored us with his lecture
on Heroes last Monday nighl. The lecture
was replete with many nue gemsoi uiuugut
and showed the lecturer to be fully up to
the Dlgu sianuaru hi.mwu " - ""hi
Hiscf lthJistuof Cariyie was quite poluled,
aud evinces a thorough, rosearoh into the
subiect. Mr. West's ideas of tho irue hero
are' thoroughly orthodox, aud fill our high
est conception of the o laracterlstics one
should possess to entitle him to that sub
lime appellation. The lecture was long,
but Interesting throughout, and tbe more
salient points were lully brought ont and
wall sustained. A portion of his lecture is
devoted tti Uie heroes of the South. He fuj
Iv sympathizes With tbo leeilngu Bn4 senti
ments, and patriotism of the followers of
lost cause. And though the snbect of a
centralized and strong government, he
Ljemed fully to appreciate the more republl
cauXeudrinales of Southern chivalry. The
&uthn then 'seleuteU by him on this occa
sion were Oen. F. K.. Zolftoouvr. of
and Stonewall jacaauui
His tribute to these two Confederates was
toiicblp-'ly beautiful, aud well calculated to
call Tlortn the kdu;rat Ion ot tbe Southron.
We give his language lu parff "J b-ve read
ot the many brave aud noble men, who,
from yourcltles. your towns,od your ru
ral uivtncts. went forth In a spirit of endu
rance, and sacriiioe, oud daring, to protect,
as they believed; their rights, their crlncl
"? Ij . i-.-iv t,.Annr t tibvk ul or him.
If im apq v O wa-i wuuvi ft a-a v - -r ' j '
he immortal rolllcolWr, who died for iydr
caieas the hewj dies; and of whom It has
'First In the fight and first In the auS
........ ...h ii.. wlna-ati anael of glory.
VUU IU8 kStafl Vl WW fcOuU. at the feet of
a n.1 hU vn.imla to tall the starV. -
How the blood that flowed Xxoiu "his hero
uu one BiKt where he nobly perished.
Was drunk by tbd earth as a sacrauieut
In the sacred cause that be cherished.
But a bandlull of dust In the laud of his
choice, , ,
A name In song and story;
An fame, to shout with her trumpet voice,
Died (a hero) on the fle d of glory."
The lecture was well worth listening to,
nnti tbe lecturer will make many friends
and much reputation by delivering it
throughout the south. We regret a want of
space that precludes a further aud mere
extended notice of the lecture. Dr. West Is
froKiTorouto, Can., a minister of the Baptist
Church, and has been preaching for that
Sea.omiu6.tlon here, at the head of which is
that geulai, learned and most christian
gentleman. Rev. Dr. Vacate.
A large quantity of telegraph ,poies and
cedar picketing are being dally "hipped
over the Narrow Uauge Railroad. The
piles are very large at every depot, and
ready a:e Is furnished for the right at the
. VILLIAX8POBT ITEMS.
Early wheat is looking well, but the late
sowing Is not doing so wel. Owing to no
precedented clondy, rainy, cold, dna-y
weathor, the farmers have not made much
headway in turning over their stubble-
land", Ac ror the fu tore crop.
L. Man oy, alia Maynard, col., who was
shot by diaries Collins, col., during Christ
mas holidays, is at work again. It was a
coia-Diooaea ease, witn intent to sill, and
tne Attorney uenerai should see to it.
Ad infant child of W. D. Bryan, accident
ally got im arm. oroaen last Sunday.
The manv friends of Amaziah Younnr In
this county will regret to learn that be had
one of his legs b.-oken by a fall from a horse
not long since. Mr. young now lives in
8. H. Cr .m, the California correspondent.
says ins -society is oaa." menu mm a oar
re I ot Phillips, Jackson A Co.'s "Uood So
It Is strange that the newsnaners cannot
enlighten the nonnlace on the Hell sub
ject, as it is said they all have a devil.
n c are Horry uj learn mat our esteemea
fellow-citizen. J. L. Williamson. Esn.. is
a victim of rheumatism. May he soon re
Ueorge, Infant son of Anderson and Cath
arine Blair, died suddenly of croup, on
ureen plains farm.
Dr. W. W. Joyce, of Mt. Nebo, was in the
village Saturday, ou professional duty. The
uoctor is always a welcome guest among
E.. Pillow. Esq.. Levi King and Wm.
Oant Da Id the village a brief visit Saturday.
Judge Pillow is making every minute
count as a candidate for the Circuit Court
Mr. Wm. T. Swanwick, of the Spring Hill
neighborhood, was in this section this week
desiring to purchase young cattle. He has
gone to Lawrence and Lewis counties.
6PB1N6 UILt ITKB8,
Services at the Methodist Church onlv. on
last Sabbath. The day was pleasant, and
the congregation larger than usual. Mr.
Uray was to have preached in the Presbyte
rian Church; but the key of tbe church was
either lost or, broken, and consequently
the d ors could not be opened, and the con
gregation from that church oame in a body
to the Methodist Church. Mr. Doyle seemed
somewhat embarrassed, upon this on. x-
pected entry of the minister and his De-.Dle.
and at once besieged Mr. Uray, to get him to
preach, but he peremptorily declined,
All the churches were more fully
sented than usual, and Mr. Doyle delivered
a good, practical and appropriate discourse
from Heb. 10: 23-2-1. He preached again at
nlgbt, from Math 11:23-30. inclusive: a solen-
did theme, and he bandied it well. His ser.
mons are never long: and his hearers never
oecome wearied, wntcn aioue, would make
blm popular wuh the youncr people, bat
more than this, he is a sound theologian,
a clear reasoner and a pleasant speaker,
save ana except wnen ne gets bis voice on
too high a key. His manner and style, is
somewhat like Dr. Bar bee's, when he was
our stationed preacher, and if he does not
vuuumucr iiiuioeii wuu hueoarenvi iue, ui
wnicn mere now seems noprooaouny, ne is
destined, at no very distant day, to be a
shining light in the church.
Tbe Church music was a pleasant feature
of tbe services. Miss Lolie Cramp presided
at tne organ in the morning, and miss Lucy
MCKixsack at nignt. They are bom nne
performers, and under tbe magic touch of
their artistic performance, the new organ
send8 0utlts sweetest aonnds. Mrs. Laura
Brown, from some cause, baa almost desert-
ea ner place at the or ran, aeems to have
lost ail rellsn ror it. we bone this la only
temporary, and that she will, at least, al
ternate with the young ladles, who so kind
ly give tneir services to this most impor
tant part of religious worship. Mrs. John
M. Jordan s nne voice is greatly missed in
the choir, as in uch so as is the presence at
prayer-meeting and hurcb, of her nob e
husband, one of the few men in this degen
erate age who would die for principle. We
are glad to hear that they are doing well,
and pleasantly situated at Clifton on Ten
COL. S. A. POINTER'S .
card In Inst week's Herald, Is a clear expo
sition, of the retrenchment and reform,
which he will advocate on the stump, in
canvassing the Stale as a candidate lor Gov
ernor. He is the right man in striking at
the unnecessary, and enormous extrava
gance in the salaries of tbe county and
State officers, and although it may be an
unpopular aoctrine witn tne omce noiders,
the people will sustain blm in It. Mr.
Pointer Is a man of acknowledged ability.
of clear and sound Judgement, and with a
little experience as a public debater, will
be found to be a very formidable competl
tor for tbe office to which he aspires, and to
which our tax ridden people wou.d gladly
call blm, if he can la any way relieve them
oi the heavy burdens of their present taxa
tion, and at the same time save them from
the displace of repudiation.
Mr. Tbos. II. Priest, who bas been a resi
dent of this place for forty years, has rented
out his home here, and removed with his
family to Nashville to reside lor tbe future.
His youugest and only unmarried daught
er, Miss Annie, is a fine looking young la- !
dy, and of rare intellectual attainments, and
as such we cordially recommend her to tbe
friendship and acquaintance of the young
folksof the metropolis.
MaJ. Ben Rogers, one of oar most ener
getic and Industrious citizens, at present en-
?;aged as geueral manager of the Wood
awn mills, has been speaking of renting
the Priest noose, with a view of moving his
Mrs. F. A. Thompson has been a great
snfieier, lately, with carbuncles. We te
grrt to bear that she is not yet relieved.
Mrs. Jane Caskey, of this place, has b. en
very sick recently. Her friends will be glad
to know that she lsslowiy recovering.
The storehouse together with the entire
stock of goods, of Esq. James A. Saunders,
was destroyed by fire on ast Friday nigbi.
The tire occurred early in the uight, and
was seen by bund reds of persons.
Mr. George Polk, a twin brother of Mrs.
Major Brown, has been expected by the
family lor a week past, from Texas; where
he bas been engaged for the last few years
in the Civil Engineering Department.
Miss Beua Childress, one of Pulaski's
must beautiful at-d fascinating youug la
dies, was among her relatives the Pointers
and Wades, last week.
Mlsnes Fannie Lou McNott, Mattie Bond,
Lucy Wade and Alice Bryan, oi tbe Fema.e
College at Franklin, pent last Saturday and
Sunday with friendsand kin folks in this
vicinity, having a gay and happy time.
Miss Mir a Lee McGavock, of Va., a niece
ot Mrs. Robert Uray, and a student of tbe
Institute at Columbia, was out with her
relatives, and the family of Mr. H. P. Wade,
Satutday and Sunday. She, as well as
some of the other visiting young ladies,
caused a terrible fluttering about the hearts
ol our young beaux.
Mr. w. C. Rodgers, a druggist of Frank
lin, and a partuer in the popular house of
R Migers & DeUraffenreld, spent a day or two
last week with friends, lu this neighbor
hood. Although ne is a little shy ou the
subject, tucre is evidently some powerful at
trac.iou in Columbia for blm, or else, he Is
trying ny this kind of strategy, to hide his
love for oue of tne superlatively beautiful
blondes of our town. Mr. Horace Polk
hitches bis horse up there too; and never
has been known to go over the plank
fence, either in a buggy or on horse
was the Joyous note of welcome, extended
to Mr. A.beitC. Alexander, by wife, child
ren aud f riends, ou Sunday night, upon his
arrival, af-er several weeks of absence, ou a
mule trading excursion to Miss
Mr. Henry P. Chealrs bas purchased the
interest of his partner, Mr. James Campbell,
in their stock oi goods, in Franklin, -and is
now sole owner and proprietor of that
splendid mercantile establishment. Fortu
nate, will be tue young lady, who is so
lucky as to be taken lu as a partner by
blm. Success to you Henry, whether as
sole proprietor or senior partner, or Joint
CAHFBELL STATION ITEHS.
The farmers are grumbling a good deal
about tue oad weather. It is now almost
time to plant corn and very few of them
have doue any plowing.
Can Professor floe teil when this disagree
able weal her will have an end?
The R R. bridge across Fountain Creek, at
this pi uce Is now complete. It Is a substan
tial structure, built of pine brought lrom
Tbe question was asked one of the bridge
men. how long tbe bridge would last: the
answer was, about five years, Most persons
have not the most remote idea as to tbe
amount of money it taken to keep a rail
road in running order.
Mrs. joun A. Biamey anu Airs. xnos.
white went to Duck River Station, last
week, aud spent a few days with Mrs. T. M.
Mr. P. P, Braden is going to Stan to the
Hot gi)i'in8, Arkansas, In a short time, to
recruit bis health,
A Mr. Pratt, from Michigan, spent a few
days In the village last week, the guest ol
Capt. Cline. lie is traveling ia tue boutn tor
There Is a youth in the village who con
cluded to try his hand at trading. He bought
an oid pistol; he traded his artillery for a
pet fox. The cnlmal made a meal off of
onepf bis pigeous. He is now o flaring
tteynaiu s niue ror eaie. niu petv specula
tion im: he gave his jack kblfe for a
preparation to polish brass aud sliver
plate. Any one who wants work done In
his line, call npon him at Campbell Sta
tion :nd be will do the Job with neatness
The AWn York Sun claims to be an Inde
pendent Journal, and, by the way. it is one
oftueoest papers lu tbe Union. When
Ueu. Clrtut was 'first elected President it
swppo ted the Republican Party. In tbe
last Presidential election it supported the
Democratic candidate. It is now gradually
f oiug oack to lis first love, with Mr. Conk
ing lor Its political idol. There appeared
lb tbe H. and M., 4 few numbers back, an
article from the &un iu woicu that paper
puts JLr. C'oukllng forward as the champion
against the 'raud tlat Inducted Mr. Hayes
iuto lt3 Presidential chair. Jf the Sun will
read the nroceediujiti ol the Senate about tbe
time the Electoral Commission was being
gotten up, it will fiud Mr. Coukllng saying
that he did not have a doubt as to the elec
tion .(Mr. Haves. or words to that eflect.
- - - iu l-m-im m.ia u one
of tbe ablest men in the Senate. He watch
es tho course of pub) Ic opinlou pretty close
ly. He has a happy faculty, when any
great subject comes before the country, or
playLigmuui, uutil he sees what directum
publlo sentiment takes, then he steps to tbe
front. He reminds one of tbe man that
moved out West with his family. Oue
night a bear got into the house and a fight
for dear life commenced. The man ran up
into tne loft, and left his wife and the bear
tofishtltout. The animal was flually
kliTtdl.y the woman. He Jumped down
and exclaimed, "Ain't w brave, Nan
cy." Accident on tlie Narrow Gaagrr.
Capt. Williamson's Narrow Gauge train
bad a little mishap last Tuesday evening.
As it was returning to I -ewlstjurg two wheels
of a boxcar got btt" the Vraok In tbe curve
on the Harris farm, but were soon pat back
with the assistance ot the psssengers This
i.ihABMvinil anplnent. which is doing ex-
niiiTxriv well. considering the length of
time It has been in operation; bat it c-ald
not well be otherwise with each ft skilful
engineer, fire, man bd conductor.
February is now drawing to a close, and
thefarmeia have had very little weilber
that they could call good farming weather
so rar. wind, rain ana storms,- nave pre
vailed so considerably that now the weather
we nave is very much luce me weatner that
March brings as. in tne ian souiucn wneat
was sown throughout the country that It
was feared that land enough would not be
left to till in corn, bat such tears no doubt
were rre mature, as tbe most or the farmers
are quitting cotton and going Into the rais
ing of live stock, which would necessitate
tbe cultivation of good corn crops. The
raising of moles already has oecome a con
siderable item in tbe county, Judging from
the traders now engaged in trading and
driving South. But few farmers tbe pres
entyear will cultivate large cotton crops,
as the acreage ia wheat is greater than ever
known, and as a consequence tbe corn crop
must supplant the remainder of the cotton
crop. The wheat crop in the country looks
iresn ana green where it escape me worm
and fly In the late fall. Directly after wheat
sowing considerable complaint was had of
the deDredatlona of the worm In several
localities, and then a little later the fly com
menced its ravages, so that tne aamage to
the wheat crop may yet be considerable; at
uj lam, ii me croo uoes wt-ii mo larmera
anticioate a heavv vleld. which if nrooerlv
harvested and taken care of, will bring into
me corners or oar state mucn or mat de
sired and wished for article, monoy, that
win relieve members of tbe debtor class in
tne state. Our farmers need some lncen.
Uvea to move them op in their line of bnst-
iiws. ana a non nil ni i vieiti is nonea lor anu
uesirea tne present year. 1 ne war Between
ivuwia ana luraey, it was mougot a while
would ran un the nrloes of bread stuffs, and
the plan era of tbe same expected a heavy
ncome lrom that source, but it seemed to
ineci.it hut little anr way. And now
ttussia nas conquered the Turks and
mnvwl hi. Ka immi.i r i
and put forth his protocol, the British lion
fciowis ana seems to want to taite a band
now at this late hour in the struggle; as the
t zar of the Russians tbis time dictates tbe
terms oi tne peace mat is to follow - the lata
struggle, which upsets all the British had
anu uesirea ia tne treaty or f axis, made
after the Crimean war, when Franc and
Ln gland both Joined tbe Turks in that
bloody straggle. The British had their own
wish and desire satisfied in that treaty,
which was ever a thorn iu the side of Kfi-
sla, and now as tbe Czar has it ont, he will
never sutler it to oeput oacK, ana me situa
tion may look somewhat inviting of a war
ou a gnuiaer soaie. wnen tne otnar tviwan
of Europe might engage. In a war nf n-h
magnitude the United States wottht profit
" i. moius provisions ana in ner carrying
The health of Rim nthl rat anAili-inmu
The many friends of Msjor tfrr', Riffle,
will he glad to booty Wsm-5i ivafoving,
and will be able again in a few weeks to re
sume nis Business on nis farm. He receiv
ea a severe fail, and for one of his : age to
bear np nnder it and recover seems almost
a miracle. Tbe lodge of Uood Templars miss
11. m, as uo was aoonsiant attendant at its
Messrs. Akin, Patton. Davis and Pogn.
at tneir steam gin in Hampshire, will be
piepared ia a few days tor grinding, having
uuioucu giuuiug up tne cotton, tney nave
gone to work t work to put np a grist mill
in earnest. As enterprising men they
auuuiu uo cucouragea. aiso, joun txevere,
Esq , has a grist mill nnder way at bis tan-
ard near Hampshire. We trust all aacb
enterprises may succeed.
HamDShire la oMaLa a nlala Ihlaa, anlli
One case Cox Vs. Urimes before Lfcu aires Mc-
n-annon ana noies, la wnich Mr. Nixon ap
peared as attorney for Mr. Cox. Another
case oeiore isq. William T- Jtrooks. in
wnicn cot. oeut Pennington annaared 1
attorney for one of the parties. The thrird
case was among soma of the colored race,
oeiore Lsq. McKannon. It anpearrd that
one colored woman, with a bundle of
switches ana "malice araremonarht" witn
Intent to lay them on well, and did give her
a sound and good basting, for some ugly
ai 0110 uuargeu ner witn naying aoontner.
She was arraigned before Esq.McKannonon
tne charge, and plead guilty to the same,
whereupon, after hearing the testi
mony, his Worshln fined bar fiva rinllara
and the cost of salt. She seemed to be not
taken back by it at all. Not knowing the
law in sucn cases, she told the Esq aire he
could take it out in fining, wben bis Wor
ship told her If shedld not secure said fine,
ne would send her to Jail. She then seemed
to consider about it.
This week Wm.T. Brooks- Ksn. A nil raw
Akin, N. B. Brooks, Alex Povue. and John
Patton. went to the barrensTln Lawla mn n-
ty, to try their luck in a deer hunt. As the
last crowd that went out from this place had
no luck, saw nor killed nothing, it Is hoped
this crowd may return well loaded with
veuisou. and that their snort ma v be a great
joy to them.
Messers. f ans a Akin nave garden seeds
by tbe million, fresh from the most noted
and popular gardens North. -
Air. Conner Keeps bis family grocery re
cruited and well-stocked, and Is able to sup
ply ail the demands made upon him.
J. A. Sanders and Brother lost their store
house and entire stock of goods by fire last
Friday night. Supposed to be the work of
an incendiary, as there was no left in
the house when the doors were ckeed that
evening. The senior of tbe firm was at his
residence abaut one hundred yards away
when the fire occurred, and did not reach
the scene unlil too late to aave any of tbe
stock. He. however, succeeded ia saving
the postoffloe department, show case and
desk. Mr. Harmon Sanders, tbe Jnnior of
the firm, was at Col. James S. Perry's, at the
time the fire occurred; an when he could
not be found at the scene of fire, fears were
entertained by some that be had been mur
dered. He came up after awhile, attracted 1
to the place by the report of guns and the
light from tbis burul.ig. He lost his case of
deutal instruments, and his entire ward
robe, viui tne exception 01 tne sun n naa
00. The Squire lost his library, including
his law books, magistrate's docket ad pa
pers, and all of bis ore books ct one.,
Their loss Is about three tbousa&d dollars;
insurance twenty -two hundred. Tbe firm
was dlng a good business, and iu their loss 1
tiiey have tbe sympathy of the entire com
munity. The store and post office was a
source of great convenience to tbe neigh
borhood. Tbis commnnity Is very unlucy
for tires. Three store houses ana several 1
dwellings have been burned in the last few
years, and nearly every one bas been set
on fire. The other two store booses were
burned not more than two hundred yards
from the sight of this catastrophe. :
Mr. J. Wesley Cranford, of Obion county,
wbo bas been In this community several
days, looking after his interests, sold his
land to Dr. Lee last week, and returned
home. Mr. Cranford Is a brother to our
friend, B. F. Cranford, and was raised in
ibis neighborhood, but moved to Obion
about twenty years aso. V .
Sojieof our good citizens have the Texas
fever very bad, and desire moving to that
State next fall. They live in a much better
country than Texas, If they only knew it.
The five cents pikeage that oar citizens
have to pay in going to Colombia, is such a
very Important item, that not half so many
go to tbe city as did before the pike was
rr paired, which is an evidence of rigid econ
omy, or the absence of that Inevitable five
cents, we hardly know which probably
Miss Eva Andrew and Hiss S. A. Derry
berry spent the most of last week visiting
relations at Berlin, Marshall oonnty.
Mr. S. T. Hardlson and lady, and Master.
Will Amos, Elder M orton 's good-looking
clerk Jof Berlin, were at Lasea last Sunday.
Tho rains have been aooontinaoas that
tbe farmers are necessarily very backward
with their farming operations, and roads
are in a horrid condition. .
i he reason for bird hunting, as prescribed
by law, is fast drawing to a close, and many
are making good nse of the few remaining
days; but Mr. Lovlck Loftin reports the
mt st industrious bird hunter that has
been our privilege to hear from. He says
Jim Cox has killed every bird ia bis vicini
ty, but one yellow hammer, and he chased
it the other day about two miles into the
Whltsette Bend of Duck River.
Mr. Mitchell states tbat decided beneficial
results have occurred from the use of onr
juvenile doctor's candy, and thinks as the
Irishman said abont whisky, tbat "If a lee
tie ish goot, more ish potter, and wants tbe
doctor to send down some more of tbat
powerful anti-spasmodic cure all candy,
tor others are in need of physic. Among tbe
number is "Minerva's Bird," wtraHsas been
somewhat indisposed for sometime.
The good looking Mr. A. K. Derry berry la
teaching school at Manassa. ; - -
James Lisenby is teaching the Smyrna
school, tie Is a bright und Intelligent youth
of fifteen summers quite competent, al
though very young for the business, of gov
erning a school. .-
Some of our Rock Spring friends are so
kind and obliging that they will take tbe
Lasea mull from Colombia to tbat vicinity,
aud keep it there several days, thus discom
moding some of our good citizens very
much. Now, my kind friends, please "at
tend to your own pot and laterav nd we
will attend to oars.
Uood Society - -
Phllllns. Jackson A Co.'s "flood Society"
whisky is recommended byphysPTtns for
Its purity and fine flavor. It Is macanteed
free from any adulteration,- Votl improves
every day. It contains no headache, and Is
moderate in price. Hold by all deartaTaV
Aug. 31, 77-Um.
Much has been said about the future stabs
ot the wicked since Henry Ward Beecher
propagated the so-called new Idea that the
wicked will not Hotter endless punishment.
The Lasea correspondent very boldly at
tacks Elder Sowe-I for using foul adjectives
lu describing tbe horrors of the wicked In
fetters of endless torment boldly charging
blm or anyone else to show within two
weeks where the word eternal la In any
manuer connected with tne mture punish
ment of tbe wicked. By reference to tha
general epistle of Jude, 7th Terse, latter
clause, we have the word eternal connected
with the punishment of tbe wicked: "Even
as Sodom and Uotnorrah, and the, clues
about them in like manner giving - them
selves over to fornloatlont. and goiug after
strange flesh, are set forth lor an .example,
suffering the vengeance of eternal fire." If
this I m nor tan t text will not convince our
Christian friend of Lasea of the errors of his
ways, we will desist runner controversy
with blm, and "answer blm according to
bis folly.'' The text needs so comment,
for these wicked people are suffering tbe
vangeance of eternal fire, and these stick
lers over the word everlasting no meaning
's duration, certainly will not attempt
to exphtta this important scripture to msau
whole connection of M8 geueral epistle, of
J ude, sua tuw imuui w tv?-7
meni is clearly taught; t pr-' nt Sngels
n.i.tnh vant not their first estate are rewerv.
.h in xverlastlng chains nnder darkness on
to the great day." In which the Son of
righteousness shall Judge tne world and
pronounce the final sentence, easting the
wicked Into eternal fire with all the na
tions tnat forget Uod, and the smoke of
their torrneut snail forever ascend from the
bottomless pit of endles-t suffering, where
the worm dleth not. The nwl reasonable
conclusion that can be drawn from the con
dltlon of these wicked cities, as given bj
, non nt lnsnlration. is they are now suf
fering tbe pan gjof eternal fire. Noquibblng,
for thus saitn tue xoos, wm j iuo ini(
. i nr ail Christian uuth Wbirtf .-r tiii
foot of civilisation das trod. Language can?
not be used that la plainer than tb
ii nnder consideration. They are set
forth as an example clearly teaching future
rionisbmentofail nations and tongues liv
na In wickedness and dying la sin, to be
, t Ptnfi
RALLY HILL ITEHS.
The bottom having dropped oat of prices
in blocs, ana produce, nas caused auu times
ana the matrimonial market is pancake-
fiat, which is rather hard on the skating
nnaneaaea gentlemen. tne neignoor
hood Is financially in excellent condition
to stand the contraction of the time in pri
ons ana money.
Flat Creek may well be nrond of her- con
dition with no debts, no lax sales and hut
one Sheriff's sale since tne war, ana no gro
ceries after March, because tne school-
houses lu this and the adjoining. Oth. dis
trict, of Marshall, have been so incorporated
as to cut off the sale 01 tne "mountain dew."
The sound monetary condition of the people
is easily accounted for economy and in
dustry. They wdrk: if they do sometimes
rally round and fight a little. They spend
less than they make, and dont often tend
to anybody else's business without being
asked, until they have attended well to their
own; and no cooking uinos, use tney nave
to nave in other oenigntea portions to learn
tbe queens of creation the cooking art, for
the ladles all thoroughly understand it,
without a cinb to learn in; and no lady has
ever been known to go to C-iurch and take
the studs and not go any more until she
went right off to town and got a little finer
and a little longer tailed drets than one she
saw when last at church on somebody that
was no betier off than sue was. 1 ne ground
sills of society resting on unadulterated la
ziness, roofed in with extravagance, have
had no roostlng-place on Flat Creek, and
that has been v hat's the matter with South-
era lite, with the exceptions; a people will
have to' learn to sneud less and inake more.
have to learn to spend less and make more.
ana let tne outlay oe snorter man tne in
come, before prosperity can tyer be solid
or rest on permanent ground.
'The farmers are actively engaged In grab-'
biug.cleanincout fence corners.resetting fen
ces, (an cedar, lor no otner Kina is fouad in
toe district.) and general preparations for
another crop. The amount of cotton plant-
1 uui year wiu oe less tnan -xst year.
THE RALLY HILL PIKJC,
leading from Spring Hill to Rally Hill, was
graxiea ana snout nail compietea oeiore me
war. Nothing In the way of completion has
been done since. There is a recent rumor
tbat Capt. Thomas Uibsou and Maj. Camp
bell Brown Intended completing the pike.
We hope tne rnmor may not be unfounded.
as the completion of the road would be of
mucn pecuniary advantage to tne two sec
tions particularly to Spring Hill.
The Postal Departmeuthas given us two
mails per week from Franklin, which is a
. .- - " -
oouitxj oi convenience auu gratinoatiou to
those along tho route.
There was a very en lovable hop at Mr.
Joe Ring's, on the night of tue luth. Toe
young ladies ai d gentlemen whiled away
the entire night la exercising their heels
and pasture-joints. Mr.- John Secrest, the
owner of the finest mule in the country, it Is
said, did some tall dancing', as one of tbe
leaders in the c -Union. Mrs. Tbos. Har
mon, one of his partners was said to be the
fiost graceful lady dancer present, fcqulre
om Peay lent the occasion the light of his
Miss Jennie Wilson, one of Marshall's
most cultivated and refined young ladies.
and Miss Hlghtower, ot M urf reeeboro, have
peoed a flourishing school at Lasea Acad
emy. Mtss Hlghtower Is said to be a young
lady, educationally finely endowed, and of
rare intellectual attainments.
Prof. Ii. B. Warren, one of the best disci
plinarians and most proficient country ped
agogues west of the market, or north of
Guinea, Is teaching school near Oak Hill,
with, as usual, a good school. Burr elves
general satisfaction, and sets on the top
rail in the estimation of tbe people, as a
The venerable Capt. John D. Warren, a
veteran of the Jackson Wars, some days
since was badly bruised by a fall received,
while nailing on an outhouse. He was con
fined for some days to his house bnt is now
aoie to go aoout.
squire ti. a. uienn Jc son. w. B. .uienn.
merchants at Oak Hill, have dissolved part-nershln.-
W. B Uienn will nerhana an t. i
Chapel Hill, Marshall county, to engage in
merchandising. He has thorough knowl
edge of the business, aud has bad long expe
rience in the mercantile line; and is a warm
hearted, genial gentleman. When he leaves
Oak Hill, society will lose two of her
brightest ornaments. In him aud his clever
and handsome wife. The Squire will con
tinue in business, assisted by a younger son,
Mr. Elliott Uienn, a handsome, dressy, gal
lant and devoted admirer ol the ladies, who
as counter-hopper will politely handle the
yardstick for their many customers,
Mr. David J. Chum and his excellent
young wife, (Miss Tina Derryberrvi a niece
of Mr. Fulgbum, the Well known and popu
lar propnuwr oi tue tjommerciai Hotel,
Nashville, have movea to the Stanfield
place, lathe suburbs of Rally Hill.
Mr. Sam Moore has returned from Texas.
after an absence of several months. Sam
comes back well satisfied with his Texas ex
perience, and he fully believes that the road
to heaven, from Flat Creek Is broader and
easier and shorter than a ground start from
Texas prairie. Any way. sam expects.
hen he starts there, to eo from Flat
TIIK TRUTH ABOUT TKXAS
is. that it is a great country, of broad and
fertile prairies, and one in which energy
anil industry are well rewarded; but the
great majority who iemigratethere, go. with
too favorable an opnion of the country, In
making money, and when they carry
money with them they Invest In unlmnrov-
ed lands, and have none left, or too ill tlo to
make the necessary improvements to in
sure the comfort, in which they bad been
brought np in the older States; and the pros
pect of long years of toil to reach the stand
ard of the conveniences they left behind.
Tbe usual acclimatizing fevers to emigrants
to a new country, saps me energy and
breaks the resolution, and brings Nostalgia.
or bome-elckness, a pining for former com
forts, the cool spring, the rippling streams,
thesbaded groves aud healthy bracing air
of then native hills and valleys. Energy
and industry will make money for the
farmer in Maury, anu ue wno laiis to make
It here will generally foil to accumBiate It
In Texas, aud he wbo has a farm with coin-
lortable improvements bad better stay on It.
Ulve a man two hundred acres of tbe best
land in Maury, stripped of fences aud
houses, with only money enough to build a
cabin, would entail lorn; years of hard labor
and privations, to reach a state of ease and
comfort. It Is a fair picture of what lies be
fore the emigrant when be turns his face
westward aud n is back upon tbe comforts
and Improvements that'liave required the
industry and energy of three-quarters of a
century to make.
aJeputy bneriff. i. i. Tlsdaie, a former
gallant officer in tbe lamented Battle's, 20th
eon- a regiment mat mane a brilliant and
bloody record on many a lie: d of blood and
carnage, in the late war, was recently iu
the neighborhood on official business. Da-
vld was the youngest Lieutenant iu his
Mr. Ehomas Harmon has moved back In
to Maury. He says be couldn't stand it to
live in Marshall when uncle Woods was
running for Sheriff.
0Our corresponding confrere of Oak Hill,
tue concise anu grammatical wilier, it., nas
long been silent, and bail hla. news-bag
closed. Trim your gray goose quill. It., and
keep the readers of the.HEKALD posted
about Oak Hill doings.
and who in the Dickens aud Tom Walker
is she, anyhow, who musingly unseals life's
hidden springs, the heart's heaving swell,
nd lays its burdens bare anu touches llle s
Koltan chords that thrill and tremble
with regret for the days of old: wben life's
rising sun glinted all with showered gold,
for brightest flowers only bud and bloom
in snring? No iewels brightly gleam where
age's winter flings ita snows along life's
western nms; we muse upon tne mture
while retrospection's beaming sky flings
back tbe departed; once bright eyes look
wistfully on, wbile memory's bells cbime a
sad. sweet, touching requiem to the happy
W lid Flower, in thy mounrful theme.
I maginatlon wanders gently back;
L ove floats on Time's silent stream,
D rawn back on memory's early track-.
F or we would view again the shattei id
L ifejewels, once our early pride;
O 'er life's walks they are broken, scattered
W Ide on rime s trackless tide;
E ver breathing a fragrance of the past,
R esplendant, bright, too beautiful to last.
Good-bye. Wild Flower, we know you
not; and whether you use Bloom-of-youtb,
wear pull-backs and striped stockings or
shave, chaw tobacco, cuss, drink whisky
and wear box-toed o kls, it aon-i make
any difference you are a hummer from
taw; a trump; a ucraia diamond oi tne nrst
water, louuon t muse oiten, nut wnen
you do, you are a muser.
The cypress with the rose you, musing,
And link poetic Asphodel with Celandine.
on the 8th of Feb., in W ill iamson near Mt.
Carmel. of congestion of the brain, agad 2
years and 10 months, Earnest, infant son of
Mr. Milton Evans, a former well known cit
izen of Lei per's Creek. "Suffer little child
ren to come unto me for of such is tbe king
dom of heaven," should carry with it a
neaitng uaini to tne sau una oereayea
"Gone where the rose's had faded,
Uone where the meadows were bare;
- To a land bv heavenly flowers shaded.
Where Summer ever lingers ou the air.'
Maj. B. F. Fly, of Texas, but who was
born near this place, made a powerful and
impressive speech in tbe court-house, on
last Monday. In regard to Mexico, which
was received with marked attention. He
described the scenery, productions and
climate of that country in a glowing style.
His graphic accountof the manners, habits
and social customs of these people was
hiifhlv entertaining. He showed that tbe
silver mines ol Mexlfif were tbe richest in
the world, and be predicted tbat the whole
of tbat mining region wouiu soon come in
to the possession ol Americans, who would
work it with great success. Mauy of tbe
incidents which be gave illustrating the
character of those people were very strik
ing. He said they were a very gentle, amia
ble and inoffensive people, u.ind ana no pi
table to strangers. Labor there was very
cheap, and so were the prices of provisions.
His statements on this subject really aston
ished us. We have no doubt tbe mines ia
which be is Interested are very rich, and
will in time be very valuable. To appreci
ate bis effort it should have been beard.
and we regret that every man in iue coun
ty did not hear him. We wish him much
CaniVrIaad lyesby terl Helpers,
nn Tuesday night last, met at the resi
dence of Mrs. E. W. Gamble. Quite a large
number were present; several new members
ware elected. This Society Is for the benefit
of securing sufficient money to hang the,
bell of the C, P. Church. Between fifty
and Blt.y qonars is 114 trie ireasury, auu it
uswtiat.v ia also doing much uood for this
purpose,' An essay was read by Miss Julia
Mahon , Whlcn was composeu 01 internating,
ant tie In a and Instructive reading. Mr.
Bruce Pickens asbarpet, and Mrs. Dillin at
ik. niann. rnrnlshed beau if ill music for tbe
occasion. The Society adjourned tq nest
meet at Rev. Mr. Tempifctoh, pastor of
Mr. Morgan Duncan, of Marshall county,
bought two Jersf-y bulls ir-.m Esq. James
T. Moore, of this county, a lew aays since.
Carter'sCrsek Tarnplse Keeitlng- 1
Lnsting- Hope, February S3d, I87S,
Tbe meeting was pursuant to a call here-
toiore maae,ana anaouuoea ia toe hkhalu
akd Mail. A large and enthusiastic as
semblage of citizens were present and took
part in tne proceedings, miertne meennj
had been called to onf- r by Esqnire McKay,
W, O. Uordon was made Chairman, and P.
H. Southall, Jr., Secretary. Preliminary
remarks were made by the Chairman as to
the object of the citizens thus assembled
All agreed that there must be a pike. Tbe
first difficulty being, tbe ascertainment of
iue most pracucaoie route, aiscuaaion wait
opened by P. H. Southall. A. W. Potter fol
lowed la a logical and public-spirited
speech, saying among other things, tuat al-
tnougn individual interest mignt oe antago
nistic, a public thoroughfare ought to be es
tablished, wblch woald do the greatest
amount or good to tne greatest number, ne
advocated a B line from Williamson pike
to Columbia. The debate was continued, at
lengtn, Messrs. Alexander, uoocu, et. ai., in
favor ol direct route; Messrs. A. Polk, and
others contra. Mr. Polk advocated with
great zeal Carter s Creek and Judge Henry
Cooper's as the terminus. The road
through the valley the direct one was fa
vored by an immense majority. Mr, Polk
hereupon with his characteristic magna-
praise cannot be awarded Mr. Polk and
Messrs. Terrell and Alexander for tbe spirit
they manifested In sacrificing individual
Interests to what they deemed tne good of
theii fellow-citizens. Ihe right of way was
,."thVJ,, a lfl.i?hia Ti.h. ii .S-J.
lh", by the citizens whose lands it aflect-
ea. as adopted it begins at tue terminus 01
the Williamson Carter's Creek pike near
the terminus of the old Jacobs': thence due
South to the farm of Dr. H Terrell, through
wblch it passes to the r resent load between
J. Alexander and Terrell; thenee between
Wm. Jones and J. M. Oaklev and east boun
dary of A Polk, an -t through farms of R. D.
Lockrldge and A. H. Carr: next through
corner 01 Hammond ana Alexander's tract;
thence by Bassham's and on tha right bank
of Carter's Creek . on lands of Littlefleld,
V aught and Uordon to Dark's: thence across
the Creek by bridge of short span, and np
Rutherford Creek to tbe bridge at Mahon'a.
As this bridge Is only a shoit one, It was
thought the county would heln In its erec
Tbe Chairman wishing to know what
coma and would be done by Individual en
terprise beaded the list by agreeing to build
one-nail mile 01 the road; followed by Chas
Vaught, one-half mile: Bassham one-fourth
I . I ... . A. , . U U U V- J i jtfll U , ,11 J u a ,W VUC-
1 eighth; A. H. Carr one-half; James Alexan-
der (probably) one-half; Dr. H. Terrell one
half; C.Jamison (probably) one-fourth: Mo
ses Thompson (with ascertained helDl
three-fourths and R. K. Shaw one-eighth of
amiiQ, aue roaMi in aii eases is to re as con
venient as possible. The distances given
are approximation. The following stock
was taken, money or material assistnnoeto
tne road: jonn Alexander smo: K. oooeh
AX): B. Jacobs S100; P. H. Southall SI00; Wm.
McMeen S100: Willis Jones 8100: Jos.
Satterfleld $50; Joe Trimble 160; James Hun
ter 1-0. Many other gentlemen signified
their willingness to help and asserted that
they would do so. The universal senti
ment was tbat an arm of tbe road should
extend to Carter's Creek Station,
Messrs. Moses Thompson, R. A, McKay,
1 and Dr. H. Terrell, were appointed as a
committee to solicit subscriptions of stock.
f. n.bouinau was delegated to convey an
account of the proceedings to Thomas F.
Perkins, Esq., and bava same recorded in a
stock book oi company.
March 2Jd, and Lasting Hope, were selec
ted as the next time and place of meet
ing. The Secretary was Instructed to
lurnisn toe .Editor or the rlkKAUi
and HAIL a copy of tho min
utes of the meeting and request, pro bona
pu6ico,an insertion of same In his paper.
Congratulations were next in order, and
in tbe midst of them, the Chairman ad
journed the meeting to the time and place
W. O. OORDOir, Cb'm,
P. H. Southall, Sec'ty,
TO WILLIE A.
My heart is hung and gilded
With images of thee,
In shrines Itself hath builded
Unto thy memory;
They hang in pensive sweetness,
As fair as angel smiles.
And oft their rich completeness
My lonely heart beguiles.
By day of thee I ponder,
By night of thee I dream:
And as throngh life I wander,
A wreck or what I seem,
Tbe only thought that cheereth
Is sacred love of thee;
And not that It enduretb,
Earth were no clime for me.
I trust they have not ended
Those seasons most divine,
Of feelings sweetly blended
In harmony with thine;
For Its a rapturous Aiden,
I fain would e'er prolong,
The listening to, dear sir,
xny converse ana tny song.
Macadamized roads Is the subject that is
nnnermost in the minds of our community
just now; and for the purpose of consider
ing tne leasiointy oi exueuuing tne Baxter s
Creek pike, a meeting o. our citizens was
held at Lasting Hope Church last Saturday,
and the very large attendance showed how
disgusted our citizens are with bottomless
dirt roads. Mr. Thomas Perkins, of Wil
liamson, who owns nearly tbe entire road
to the Maury county line,and bas much ex
perience in such matters, was expected, but
tailing to make his appearance, the boose
was called to order by Esq. R. A. McKay
and Esq. W. O. Uordon was called to the
chair, ana p. u. soutnaii, jr., appointed
Secretary. The Chairman considering the
direction of the road, the first question to be
decided, asked lor an expression of tbe
house ou this question. And after speeches
by Messers. Southall, Sr., Potter, Alexander
and others, all of whom showed themselves
to be unbiased by local Interest, but con
sulted tbe public good. A vote was taken
deciding that the road should begin at its
terminus at the Maury line, and continue
almost directly South down the Carter's
Creek Valley by Dark's Station, and inter
sect the Columbia and Franklin pike at
Rutherford Creek Bridge. Almost enough
stock has already been taken to build it,
and all with one or two exceptions, gave the
right away where it goes through their
farms. A better time could not have been
selected for tbe agitation ot the question,
and tne condition oi me roans accounted no
doubt in part for the ready acquiescence of
those who were somewhat disappointed by
it not passing directly by tbelr houses. Let
us have a turnpike they say, somewhere, If
not Just where we want it, as near as possi
ble. After appointing members to solicit
contributions tbe meeting adjourned to
meet again In four weeks.
Mls-us.J. Mit Hooter. Joel Terrell and
Ca a IX. McKay, expect to start to Maidi
Uras at Memphis about tbe 1st of March.
They are golug on a boat and are anticipat
ing a spieuuia time, especially uam.
Miss Hal lie McKay, of the Franklin
Female College, was out on a visit home
Mr. Hester.a new resident in the village.
is suffering with an attack of measles,and it
Is greatly feared the epidemic will Invade
Time the tomb-builder holds his fierce
Stern, pitiless, and pauses not.
To sit and gaze like other conquerors
Upon tbe leartui ruin ne has wrought."
Mrs. Susan Klrby. who bas for several
years been an invalid from a fall she re
ceived from a buggy, and on Feb. 14th, at
the residence of her brother, Mr. F. A. Polk,
her spirit quietly too? its nignt to the spirit
land. She was about bo years old, and was
for many years a consistent member ot the
Baptist Church, and her triunipbaut death
was anotner eviuence oi me truta oi tne
language: "Blessed are th dead that die in
the Lord." She now peacefully sleeps in
Lasting Hope Cemetery with ber husband
and many others of precious memory, to
await tbe "final day." Thus one by one,
representatives of a former generation pass
f Near Bock Spring;.
As there bas been no items from this vil
lage in some time we have concluded to fur
nish a few, hoping they may be Interesting
to some of your re iders. We are pained to
chronicle a sid Occident tbat happened in
onr neighborhood: Robert, a little son of
William R. Adkerson, was seriously wound
ed by an accidental stroke of an ax, in the
haoasof a younger brother Willie, severing
the Ien forearm in twain, aoout an incu
above the wrist iotnt. except about one inch
of skin, a fragment of muscle and the radial
artery, un, naariKr auu iiug were remeu
to his assistance ana dressed tue wouna; 'its
..i.i ha Is doing verv well, and hones are en
tertained of his recovery, without the loss of
Mrs. D. B. Andrews has been sick for sev
eral days, but we hope she may soon recov
er, as ber interesting little family needs her
assistance. - -
Dr. R. T. Long has also been quite unwell
for some time past, but is now convales-
Dr. Payne Led better, of Williamson Co.,
vu In the neighborhood last week, spend
ing tbe night. Friday) at tbe residence of
Mr. Wm, II. Davis a professional visit of
The beautiful and charming Miss Mattie
Cox, of Bear Creek, la visit! ng the family of
Dr , Long.
Mr. Newt Orr passed through tbe village a
few days since We wonder where he was
going in that easterly direction?
Mr. Thomas Short has returned from a
visit to Kentucky, bringing with him his
son Willie, and Miss Mattie- Short, his sister,
wbo will make mis ner luture Dome,
Itev. Mr. Ussery preaches tbe 1st and 3rd
Sabbaths, In each month, at the Baptist
Church, in tins place; ne is nigniy esteemed
bv tbe people of this vicinity, and 'tis hoped
that be will accomplish much good by bis
Our TKipular merchant, Willie A. Barker,
tutu a lull stock.dry goods, boots, shoes, bats.
Ac, which he Is selling as low as the lowest.
Success to you darker.
Mr. Joe Howard, from Double Branches, is
now boarding with Mr. Ussery s family, at
Its a lu pound boy and Rice Grey Is ; hap
py. The loug anticipated, and much talked of
organ, has not yet arrived; but we are hop
lux to hear of its arrival soon.
Most truly yours, (1 betcav I Will-)
Criminal Court will commence next Mon
day. Below is a list of the pr soners in Jail,
some of nhsui will be tried by the Court:
Wm. Farrow, huraa stealing; John Ulst,
murder: I ill ver W. Williams, murder; Tbos,
Hurdo, lunacy; William Bowles, lunacy,
Ueorge Brown, charged with house-breaking;
Leonard Carter, charged with murder,
E-i. Chealrs, horsetealUi;JL,ncy Neal, as
sault with latent to kill; Alex Wilkes, house-,
breaking; John Hodge, malicious shoot
ing; Caroline Anderson, lunacy; Alex Tata,
rape; Wm. Mitchell, larceny. Lea Uuodrum.
larceny: Lewis if oore. dealing sheep- Allxtv
Ranne(, lunsvy( JCnnle Thomas- 't;"uaCy.
biimre Rosser, cnargOd with orse-stealing;
Jtfcsie Thornjson.. lateeny, Jim Connor,
gaining; Mli!y McFadden, robbery; Wilson
Perry, malicious shooting.
A lare meerscham pipe, with silver cap,
from N. Holman's store. Five dollars re
ward. fcua-tfj N. Uqwia,
fFor the Emu) and Mail.
X WISH I WAS Alf EDITOR.
I wish I was an editor,
I really do Indeed,
It seems to me that editors
Uet everything they need.
They get the biggest trad the best
Of everything that grows.
And get In free to circuses,
And other kind of shows.
When a mammoth cheese Is cab
They always get a slice.
For saying Mrs. Smith knows how
To make It very nloe.
Tb e I argest p u m pk in , tb e largest beet,
auu uuuer g&rueu s l .1 11,
Are blown into the sanctum by
Au editorial puff.
The biggest bug will speak to them,
no matter now tney areas;
A shabby coat is nothing if
- You own a printing press.
At lady's fairs they are almost hugged
ty pretty giris yon snow.
That they will crack np everything
- The ladles have to show..
- And thus they get a blow-out free
At every purty feed;
The reason is because they write,
- And other people read.
Elm wood. Hector.
In Our lSSt. ' W1 anna-a nf a navtH v.nnlllnff
tO come Oil' at this nlauvt. fnr tha lion ant nl
the Methodist Churoh. Notwithstanding
luuieaiency oi me evenlni. nulte a re.
spectacle crowd was in attendance. Much
of the candy bad been previously prepared
by theskiiliul bands ol some of our nicest
young ladies and in quality and variety,
, .u uouijiiiuig, i ii ere was wnite ean
dy. red caudy and veritable striped candy,
b4ll candy aud stick, chocolate and goober
candy, eto., while on tbe centre Of the table
stood colossal pyramid of taffy, tbat
aervful itrlmtrattltr ,ka -.....
. - j uv u n U1UK U1NJ,
and ga v e t he w hole affal r the appearance of
mu.ureui, wetiuiug supper. Alter ail
had partaken bouutifuily of the candy, al-
reaoy auuaea io, came tbe sport of tbe even
mg ineoaudy pulling, and truly was it
royai iun to tue participants. A gentleman
and lady pull together, tbe gentleman be
ing stationary while the lady spins back
and forth, diawing out the mass into golden
threads, very much after tbe manuer ol
spinning on the obsolete spinning wheels
of onr matriarchs. There were peals of
merry laughter and gushes of merriment,
that produced such a stream of enjoyment,
that It caught upoa Its surface) not emly
happy chUdren.taad gleesome youth, bat
eveu tue poruy pnysician, the calculating
merchant, the wealthy rarmer, and the
Minister of the Oospet all together, were
oorne as reaistlessjy along on its shimmer
ingsorfaee, as is the driftwood that rides
tne waters or onr native River Duck. All
felt, at least for the time, that tbis truly
was that loug sought stream, tbe drinking
vi wiiuiht waters assures us perpetual youth
tananeMJiy, tne whole a flair was a .success,
auita a auuK sum was eecurea to tne church
He w bo develops tbe I esonroes of a coun
try and opens np new avenues to Industry
and enterprise, certainly deserves to be es
teemed a popllc benefactor, and such bene
factors bas our neighborhood in tbe Der.
sons of V. Pelt Russell and J. Pelt Walker,
wno are now engaged In tbe pelting busi
ness. This enterprising firm has its trans
a all points and woe to the luck lam "var
mint'' tbat noses around them, No respect
to persons is consiaerea the sly old coon.
ine possum-up-the-gnm-stninp." the In
genius beaver, the silky otter, and tbe
glistening mink, are alike sought after, in
velgled, and entrapped, even that ubiqui
ties, ovtH-urvuueu, ever lasting "yaiier dog,"
that beats every lullaby lu the world to
make naughty children go to sleep at night,
has bo immunity from the clutches of these
relentless double spring trans. Look out
for a decline next fall, of dog skin, glovaa.
and high-lop hats.
ourscnooi nas oeen suspended for tbe
present week, on accountof the Illness of
our teacher's little son, a bright, fine look
ing little feilow, about one year old. He
has been very sick ior some days. The com
munity t-y mpathlze with the parents of tbe
little fellow, aud earnestly lioDa forhia
Mrs. jauce i. lionotns, came very near
belug killed a few days since bv the acci
dental discharge of a gun that she waa
moving from one portion of a room to an
other; the contents of the gun entered the
wall but a fe w inches aoove her bead. Ol
course she was much frightened.
Rev. J. C. Putnam preached for us last
Sunday, on the subject of prayer. Tbe ser
mon was a gooa oaa. rue tribute ne paid
to womtm was touchlncly beautiful and
Our Sanday-.school has been reorganized
for the year, Is in good working order, and
is uoing much goou.
Our village was honored a few davs ago
by an accidental assemblage of worthy
dignataries, conspicuous amonglwhom was,
U . .l . - I - -V- III I I I .
4.VWaulI ... A X .11-' TT . V JUUI V. 1 1 J , A-tnj L J 1
Joyce, of Nebo, W. R. JklcKennon, Principal
oi Sawdust Academy, W. P. Oant. and
Esq. Levi King. E. Y. P. Jsaya he is
hunting up county nines as be don't want
to cross auy more. uap-ximder.
To the Editor of the Ilei-ald oud MmV
Departed this life on the 20th Inst, at his
father's residence on Knob, William J. Sel
lers. He was taken last July with consump
tion, and suffered a great deal before his
death; but be bore It with patienoe. His
age was '-1 ears, 7 months and tf days. . HIS
funeral was preached, at tbe Baptist ennren,
oyiiieitevs. w. n. waiiace ana w. o.
Roberts, alter which his remains were car
ried to the Church's burial grounds, and
Yes Jimmy has gone to rest,
And with angels tie is blest,
Tbo' It cost us bitter tears,
He's gone where there are no fears.
No more we will hear him talk,
No more he'll among us walk;
While he's roaming on heaven's shore,
Oh! his absence we deplore.
Death, he said, he did not fear,
Although, he knew It was near;
"Blessed Lord," he whispered last,
And thou, oh then! he was past.
Parents, weep not for your boy,
He's iu heaven, where all Is Joy,
Yes, be has crossed Jordan's shore,
Oh, then weep for him no more.
Ah, a few more fleeting years,
And a few more bitter tears.
Then we all like him must die,
And beneath the sod must lie.
When we, too. must die.
May we meet him by and by;
Then with him we'll forever roam,
In heaven our blissful home.
Miss Annie Tyler has declined tbe idea of
teaching the school which we referred to la
our last, but Miss Alice McUaw la teaehlng
in her stead. She taught at Bristow soma
time ago, and has the reputation of being a
One of the Columbia Jbtrnol' correspond
ents, whose nom dr plwne is "Parole," says
we have latrly discouraged blm or ber. He
or she says we doubted the final discovery
of tbe "air Hue transportation to Paradise.
Now "Parole," go read again and see if we
didn't say that there would be a great many
that would miss uncovering the way to
heaven, Instead of the "air line transporta
tion." Now "Parole," if yon don't believe
that many will miss this discovery, read
carefully, Math, the 7: 13-lu;Luke tbe li 2L
"Paroie says tbat ir he or she was not a
newspaper correspondent, and certain of
bis or her "tree trip pass," that he or she
would certainly be alarmed. Well, "Perole,"
as you are a newtpaper corretjxmilent, we
can't alarm you no, but we think It would
be advisable far you to read the following
passages, viz: Prov. 16: 26; 1 Cor. 10: 12;
1 rues t: .1. I ueu "raroie aon t be too cer
tain of your "free trip pass."
A Saturday night or two ago. Mrs. Mack
Oakley went to see her daugbter-ln-law,
Mrs, Bob Oakley, who was sick at that time,
On the next morning (Sunday) she was
walking out In the orchard, when she
chanced to see a sink hole only a few steps
from ber; she picked up a fence rail to throw
across it to keep any thing from tailing in,
and when she bad got to the place, oh! wbat
a horrible sight met her eyes. She fainted
and fell bacs. When they ascertained what
was the the matter, they found a horse that
had sunk up all but Its head. There it was
with its eyes opened wide, looking wildly
at you; Its mouth open and teeth grinning.
Mr. Tbos. Vestal had ridden tbe horse there
the night oeforc, and turned him iuto
tbe orchard. There was a small sink bole
there belor- .and he in walking over or near
tbe place, tbe ground gave way and in he
went. The horse was dead wben found.
Dr. L. B. Fuigey, an admirer ot (Italian)
bees, recently purcbaased a stand from a
widow lady. He got a couple of gentlemen
to go after the bees. He was not willing to
risk the men with the bees, lor fear they
would jar the gum, so he went along with
the boys. Whenever they would come to a
fence, he would say, "now boys be careful
and do not knock tbe bees." At last they
got home iu safety with the bees, and aftsr
closer Inspection, every single one of them
was found dead no honey either only a
mass of dead bees,
The river got up last Friday and several
rafts came down. Andy Huey brought a
raft of cedar ralli-: Jobu Watson a raft of
telegraph poles: Uanle Little a raft of cedar
rails; Dave White hud a raft of cedar rails;
Andrew Lovett a raft of fire-wood; John
Wallace a raft of cedar rails. BUI Watsou
lodged his rail at the mouth of Caney Spring
Creek, aud came as far as Wallace's mill
he will go out sometime next month. He
will build another containing 17!) posts.
Hnulloal tbe Hed F.
A short time since there was a "meeting"
of fox hunters and their racks, oq the
Hanishlre pike. Messrs. D. D. MoKaU. L.
M. Matthews, Ueu. A. Bowen, and Ua)b. Jas.
A. Fleming, bad their packs. Among tbe
forty-txld present were the following: Joe
aud Frank 1 uilou, Jimmte aud John A.
islepheusu, Wat kins Fleming, U. Uoad,
Robert Bowen, J. N., Tom Wilson and Dirk
Johnson, T. A. Oooduiau, Bill McFall, W.
P. tiant, Sr., Old Henderson, U. N. McKen
nou aud sou-. A- J. Fly. The dogs struck
the 'rail of the iox al Booue MuKennon's
beehive. He took across tbe south-west
col aer of Major Hen Uarlau's farm; thence
north to the Lock aud Dam; thence south,
by Major Ben Harlan's barn; thence to
Clark Tin Jail's thicket; thence five miles
west, to Ueo. P. Webster's, on Blgby. He
then "meantfe-retl," as Uen. Fleming says,
to Major Harlan's, where Frank Fulton
shot a.-d killed lilm. Wben killed. Hey
nard was oue and a half miles abend of the
dogs, ana seemed fresh a a daisy. Ha had
traveled a bout tfHOeU miles.
A great curiosity In tbe shape of a lamb
was seen on Mr. T. It. E. Boatrlgbt'l place,
inii.eiiih district, last Tuesday. An ewe
drooped a le.mb with lis eyes on the end of
its nose; its mouth In Its neck; its ears on
the side ol It nick, turned down; tbe back
of Its head like thai of a human being; its
mouth was like tne mouth of at hogucker
fish. Its i-ead was cut off by Prof. C. 8.
Williamson, and we hope Dr. Williamson.
Mr. Boatwright says it waa a frlghtjul sight
to lok at wlieu it would look arquad.
More rain, no rest more mud, no roads at
all. There has not been a dozen fair day
since the 22nd of December, last. All of our
Prognostlcators and Wealht-r witches tell
us tnat they have never failed to have
delightful spell In Feb., during life. Old
I'm bs. must fall this one time ri.r r.'uix am7
fail him thit timet
Esri. Lvl King. MhI. Win. flnnt ini Rat.
corderE. Young Pillow, riald our villaira a
flying visit. They came to let us know
that Mr. Pillow bas an axe to grind ni
August. The Recorder made a good lm
presslon and a number of new acquaint-
Mr. Henry Wade and his beautiful bride
arrived in our town last Saturday (lath)
from Warren County, Ky. went out to hla
father's, where on Thursday following, Mr.
Wade gave a snlendld reception aud din
ing to his numerous friends and former
school-mates had everything to regaie the
innorman. oucn a nice time: iienry is an
Industrious, sobur aud energetic ouug man
may he and hla lovelv bride, meet the re-
alliies and pleasures of this life, hand in
baud. May long lite and great haDDlnesa
Miss C . ftnva tha "rllvlnaf tam" aavs hT
(MUC . 's.l Flame has blue eyes. Mr. B .
says be wauts some Indigo to da b his eyes
mi.ii. now wilt mat do miss o T
Our veterinary Snraeon vtithni scoreand
ten years old last Sabbath J list at 12 P. at.
He gave a dining and invited all his jouth
ful companions to Darllcliiate. Mai. liant
said the Surgeon would not Invite him (tha
Major) to the dining because he bas lost a
few front teeth, and the Surgeon thought,
that tbe Major could not do the turkey Jus
lice. Mafor von mutt! call and aaa tha I'nnLti
Doctor'' beiorean anniversary dlnlngcamea
Tbe Rev. Dr. Johnson. D. D.. L. L. I) Y.
R. S.,M. Da preached the Surgeon's fuoerai
"t t..-a M F. .-Tott 1 v m . ' a la -va
and appreciative congregation Dr. John
aiu tauuitu ... aui'j. ...... ttfin, iits IS
a man ol -distinguished ability aud pro
ihe Surgeon Is in fine health and spirits.
aotive and sprightly as any ot our young
men. Bids fair to live 20 to 26 years. He
bas some fine stock. Has one of the most
substantial new barns in the State.
Parson F. M . was punctual to his an
pointment and "she" was all radlaul with
sweet glances and dangerously smiling. Obi
yes, Mr. 1 can tell you now bow about
that she is a Brunette ask him? She says,
"Lome and see. "
uuday was cool and cloudy. Rather nn
favorable for church going people. Tha
Rev. Wm. M. Roblann was tu hand had a
good turnout considering the weather. lie
talked on temperance The Parson says,
he occupies the iia media on the temper
ance question that be thinks "a little 11
?Uor in lis piaue- is a good thing." "Soma
or the stomach's sake and thine often In
firmities.' "Jesus was a distiller at the mar
riage in Cana of Galilee." "What Uod bath
made let no man call oommon or unclean,"
The Sunday school, at the C. P. Church
waa reorgauized 35 students ought ta
have bad 100. Officers elected for liCT: Mr.
B. W. Jones. SUDt . John N. Woody. A.
Supt., Dr. J. A. Burrow, Sec. Teachers
elected: B. W. Jones teacher. Fern a e Bibla
class: Wm. J. Woody, teacher Male Bible
class; Mips Mary Hparkman, teacher of the
Juvenile Bible class; Or. J. A. Burrow.
teacner or the in lant class. Sunday school
meets every Sunday morning at 9 A. k.
The M. E. Sunday school will be reorgan
ized nextSabbatb, aud will hoid IU sesblona
In the afternoon, of each Sabbath.
Tbe Miss Brunette bas the best school In
the district has some 40 students. She is a
a most excellent teacher for her age and
experience and Is universally popular and
beloved by all ber students aud patrons.
Our Town schools are moving on ouletlv
TheC. P. Church house has Just received
a new roof ; but not before it was needed
"Something new f under the sun." a box
of half moon pies, came to the Post office
last Saturday. 1 no ijaptaln says be knows
some young men tbat have a mania and
great mouth for eating mince tiles. We
have examined ihe P. O. Law carefully
we cannot fiud any rates laid down for
postage ou peach pies.
Mr. Joa r . ureeu and his polite and ac
complished druggist, Mr. C. N. Walker,
have dtssnived partnership Mr. Walker
left here this morning for tbe home of hla
paternal ancestors oh! the parting gave
her pain. She says she shed allgator tears
mJxeil with "Venice turpentine."
We regret to learn that MaJ. Jon T.
Younger bas been sick during his trip
South, and that his return will be some-
hat d. laved on this accouat. We miss tha
Major when absent he Is oue of our most
energetic, enterprising citizens
Capt. Cowley says mills and milling goes
on slowly over these heavy roads his
stoca ui coru tvoou is euuing biowiy out.
We have ceased to think or sneak of tha
()lke to Santa Fe.
tJooCook wants to kno.7 if there Is a
ouse iu Columbia that deals In Ijimi
Plaster he wants to get ten cents worth to
put on his garden this year.
jnougn ior oue time, more tue next.
Yours in haste, Rctii.
-'nl ll re lu u Ish menl.
To the Editor of the Herald anil &Itit .
Your Lasea correspondent refers to a dis
course delivered at Lanea bv Ehler Howell.
on the subject of "Future Punishment."
r rom his style, eternal punishment seems
to be a morsel of such flavor that the stom
ach of his conscience fails to digest It. He
seems to have grown weary of hearing
such things, Indeed, they appear to grata
upon his ear. Truly, lire and brimstone are
enough to harrow the feelings of any one;
but It seems to be useless lor us to attempt
to lull our conscience with the lancinating
thought, "ficil doth know tln.u shall not
surely suffer eternal punishment.'' This is
somewhat after tbe style of the Tempter in
Lden. still, ills frequently nsed in this
cnliulitrned aire, by men who claim to be Bi
ble leaders Ood-lovlng, I iod honoring men.
soma even awgoe that Uod Is too food to
ouulsh man eternally. 1 hey seem to lose
sight of the great giHHluess and love of our
Father iu giving us the opportunity lo es
cape that awful punishment. Uod iu Just
good enough to destroy the people from the
aute-deluvlaus to tbe "cuius of the plain."
Others clulni tbat the punishment of the
wicked in tho next world, will be something
after the mod.-of punishment Inflicted by
tbe civil authorities so many years, aooni-
ding to crime. We luler from tho smack of
tbe article from iiasea, mat ue regards the
fiuuishrr cut us short lived. He seems to
hlnk it will be great, but will soon eud
tbe wicked burned up. Even In tills light,
nothing could be more horrible to the mind.
Still, there Is more In our esteem, li we be
lieve tbe Bible is of Divine orlKln that it
teaches truth, let us hold It up above every
thing else, (our own yU'i.v opinions not ex
cepted) aud speak where Its sp.-aks be si
lent where It is silent. The Bible, the only
source from wblch we can gather any Infor
mation on the subject, doea speak of "the
smoke of their tormentasoendlng up forever
aud ever. it speaas oi a place "wuer-
tbelr worm dleth not and tho fire is not
quenched." Your corrsandeut from Ijtsea
gives Elder S iwell, or auy one who believes)
as ne uoes, a lortnignt wt imarco tne script
ures to find tbe word rfrnal connected lu
any way with the punishment of the wick
ed. He presumes greatly upon the elder's
and his colleaiiut-'s Ignorance of tbe lilble,
to give tnem io weeK to una sucn ref
erence. It appears to us that tbe veriest
tyro could furnish such reference on short
notice. The Saviour says certain persons
shall be cast into everlasting fire. Alatt. 1H,
8. He says again, "Depnrt ye curs.-d into
everlasting tire, prepared for the devil and
bis angels." Matt. Z-i, 41. J:t erltutUng certain
ly conveys the idea ol eternal in these pas
sages. This fire must be eternal the wick
ed are oast into it. tu course mere can ue
no eternal fire without fuel. Our friend
may regard this as figurative. We will slio
Dly remark. If It doesn't mean just what it
says, be, nor no other man, can tell what It
does mean. We will, at least, believe It as
It Is stated on fbe sacred pages, until ha
spiritualizes Its meaning. But, rh-nud la tha
word ue wants proouceu. -auu mesesunlt
go away Into everlasting punishment, but
the righteous Into life eternal." Matt. 2.1. l.
The slates oi tlie wicked and righteous am
here presented. Oue is Just as eternal an
tbe other. The Saviour, in Mark ii, 21, rep
resents a certain charac er as being in dan
ger of eternal damnation. Paul, to tlie He
brews, says, "tbey died without merry un
der the law of Moses, of how much sorer
punishment," etc. The punishment of tho
wicked, then, must be more than death
annihilation slmpiy. Again, we sun Kent to
our lrl-nd, that eternal life necessarily lm.
piles eternal death eternal blessedness, eter
nal punlsiuneut His powers of conception
are extraordinary, if ho cau conoelve ona
without the other. In order that tbe
"preachers of Uod's good will lo man" may
cease to portray those awful scenes so viv
idly, it seems to be necessary to so abridge
our lilble as to leave out tne "fire and brim
stone." Our Creator seemed to regard both
the hope ofrewaid and the fear of punish
ment necessary, even lu the Uardeu; for
they stand side by side on tlie sacred page.
In fact. Uoil has linked them together a
every dlspensal ion. The blessed Saviour
that "meelt and lowly" Oue, brought both
to bear upon the minds of tbe people. Wa
opine that. If no punishment was taught lu
Uod's word, there are many wbo would
make lint little effort to honor Ood la his
appointments; they would "eat, drink and
be uiei ry." lie thinks we should not con
cern ourselves about the punlnhment of the
wicked, but leave this lo Uod himself. Wa
are lncilued to think the rewarding of tho
righteous and tlie puulshlug of the wicked
are both In Uod's hands. We should bo
greatly concerned altout obtaining the one,
and escaping the other. While we portray
the beauties ol the oue, let us picture the
horrors of ihe other In lis true colors. Let
us not sugar-coat this punishment. Uod
hasn't done 11 Jesus didu't do 11. L t both
sides be represented, that people may choose,
for themselves. Tiiiu.
Moore's Hill Pond.
DearIIekald: Oit?ooromuulty has leen
Hi row u Into a hlgU stale of excitement by
seelug that "Mooie'H Mill Pond" had com.
men. od ilr1ouig lUelf into your oolumus,
with all 1' kliui), crawl-bottoms, otc. it
seeina Dial tho Innocent pastime of our
Al'b:ian frioud -lu his experimenting with
bis "bus eaters." bus aroused the vengeful
Ire of said pond. We hops your newsy aud
interesting paper may be able to stnud the
torrent, aud prove to Mr. Por.d that you aro
not "Legislative tissue," aud that by tha
help of the broad-shouldered, large-lieadeil
bug extermiuator, you may withstand bmt
aud his tumbling asslslauU, aud Iluaiiy
eoii-iuer them ou the brink of that uetoie
meuuonej gully. fej?.
Dsy bos'l cau be had at tbe Nelson Horn
for eighteen dollars per mouth. t. f.
J. M. Matthews to Nannie B. Nelson.
W. F. Ooodruiii to A. K. Sulllvau.
F.C.Ford to A. K. Kli.
Sam L. Donald ioE. C. Klt'rcl!.
Dr. J. A. Bring- to Jeuuie Bi lug.
In thisclty, on the 2 1st. Mrs. Kugf-l- ia Har
rison, wile of W. C. Harrison.
Ou the ffird Inst., Infant of W. C. ar.d E. B.
On Knob Creek, Feb. 2lth, W. J. Sellfru,
Sge 21 years and 7 mom h7
Near Columbia on the 2'Jlh Ins l Marian
la Columbia, In inn t so l of Mr. rtcd Mrs,