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TOWN AND COUNTY.
Friday llorniag-, Hay 10, 1878-
EAU KOAI) MllDl'LE.
TRAIN 4 SOUTH.
Express, arrives, daily, !):'io, A.M.
Awwa. " excoptSumluv. 5llm A. M.
Accom. nr., pxc;-'t Sunday, tS:h, A. M
Expit sk, daily, 0:05, l'. M
D. H.V. R. R. SCHEDULE.
No. 1 leaves Cnlnn. bin Ji:'M. P. M.
' ai'UViA ut LewTshuig 7:00,'. M.
No. 2 leaves Lew isbuig : ', A. M.
" Rri'ivcs ul Coiiimijt i S:un, A. u
Trains run daily except Similar, No.
fuiitiwl.1 with iuoomino.larton ;) Nashville
and through train to Montgomery. The
move schedule, takes effect ou anil alter
May 1st, Iuts.
RUN FALL AT ASH WOOD.
Six and one-tenth Inches. B.l
VIM: jXAL IN'iKLLIUliXlE.
C- 1. Lew is, of Lewisburg, was ia the city
Waller 'niwfunl, of Lewisburg, was in the
rliy la-t Fr :,
Hon. W..S .'icLcuuro, of Frankiiu, wan
Jn Tow n 'i iTMPty .
Mr. Laos D MuCord, of Pulaski, was In
the i li" Tuesday.
Ca ill A. N. M M?r, of LewLbuig, was In
the ctiv Tus, lay.
Mr. c.iai ii-y Gordon returned hoine from
Nu-b v 'li- lust s-lniui'duy.
Mi. L'owoliyti, a hau.isoriie Xcw Yorker,
wus in tne rity this week.
W. A. McGregor wcul to Lewisburg Mon
day iiri'i returned Wednesday.
A. 1 Hi it'll and Ins beautiful black-eyed
diugliter wen- lu l.nvr; last .MO'tilay .
W. K . Pit! il ;p-, a handsome brunette of
N'-isii . ii.e. is in town V ed nest lay.
George W. Kwtiig, iho iiiuriyuig editor Of
tlia Mi-hall iviir In ton-ii Krlduy.
Kev. M. A. Li win, of Lawreuoeburg, was
In town last week. Postponed till next
Mrs. I Dahfiey ouiie to Columbia last
Week, and returned to Lewisburg lust Tues
day. .Mrn. Temue Keeble, a very haudHome la
tl , of Mu. Iiee.tboro, ii visiting friends in
. v. KulwMcr went to Na-slivillo lant
Momlay eveinut;, and roturued Tuesday
.Mr. A. Mirr, one o' our leading riti.ens,
went to Nash viiie S iturday aud returned
the same rhiy.
Mr. F. F. Hemphill, n leailing citizen of
TiitliHl'x'.-ii, A)j.. it in tli; cty.
Judo 1 . W. i'u.-l y, e.iii.iidute for Chan
cellor, in town Weiineday.
Oar izifii d prima liontia, rIis ll'isa Ear
ne t. will take part in the j.-nti;d vocal, or
chestral n;id iiii.iiniy concert ly the Chlck
uhiiw (. iiinK, a' Meniphis, to-iught.
.lu.le J. V. VVr.m.t, Nnt Miller, BiUieSow
fll, J. .stamp:-, .1. . .t.uiih, canio down on
the Narrow oaue la-st Monday.
Jlh. Nance, tin' spiendid wile Of ono f.f
Om iieiMViile'i wcl-to-ilo farmers, Ki:ent hvv
er.il days wiLh friends lu Columbia tu n
Ms Klla Polk, one of tho most queenly
nnd I'liviiul Indies in the land, lias been
vii-li in-i t lie pretty Miss Fiinuy Webster at
tie- N. II.
1'ro". .V. It. el)l, one of the iiritst teaeh
frn i-i tiie soul li, ai.d Ins ex"eil-nt wife and
br.K d ko;j, w eH in town Saturday.
Maj. V. J. syfce.J, Tuylor Ungues, II. H
Tlioiiip-oii .".'.il Col. A. M. Looney, four ol
ourat'i'! lawyers, uie Kltendin,; Court at
La wre.it O'burg.
John Wiati. ld, of Clarksville, has re
turned to li ;m old home. He sxpects t') go
1'iii'U o Claiknville aud resuuie business
.-.i;iu '.V., a beautiful lresh-facnd
country til i of I be Culieoka country, was
111 town iO';ilHV.
Mr. . I. II. Heed, of South Mississippi, was
lo tiivii l lie other d iy. II is one of the
hens of 1 1 e late M.ii I in L. Stock a id.
Mr. A. I!. Fl 'mi' :;, ol Tiioiupsori Station,
whs in imvii la' 1 .i.ia.v. He iiiarrled one
of .Mi.mj's ino.'t txceiient young ladles,
Miss riai 'Ii Iladdox.
Cunt. Wtii;e 1 i ii ts;in. for ir.nuy years a
prominent riiv!.bt of New Orleans, came
lo tills his old home last Friday evening.
Ills t wo prci ty liti ie children rodo up to the
depot to meet hlui.
Col. W. L. Jlei lell. ind, a prom inent c!ti-y.-n
of Miii thiii!, piissed through here Wed
ntt'lav,oii ills way ro Nasli ville.
Mis.-.' Mclt-eiy, h prt-lti- dumliter of .1. A.
M'. Kmly, oi M.'isluill, came down Saturday
inia!- i lo M.--il.ou Uniiiey, a handsome
Bin! splendid v'li l ol 'uU!iu bia. She tetuin
t'd home .Moijday.
The iaeen of the i.lo;id."J, Miss Mlliie
Cowdeo, passed tliioii'ii lieie on her way
lo In r home in L-wi.tUiirt from Nashville,
l.ist Tiiitday i- eiiiii
Mr. Wiclily Pil ow, of Crirneisville, re
tiitned to bis hoin-) in Iowisbui lust Mon
iay frot'i N ivnvill", where he has been for
the Inst tli;.ee weeks on t iie Federal Jury.
W. '. N'olije! , a handsome j ouni; man
of ! rank liu, visited his sister, Mrs. Hisliop,
In the ii lhb'ii hoo l ,,f farter's Creek, last
week. He did not com- to Columbia, l ut
vi w as v i.iit ina t :ie neighborhood of Spring
.U. .lo'.m H'.u row, of Clarence, Ala., has
be-. r. on a visit to ins son. Dr..). A. K-irrow,
h popu ' ar phytic i au oi Santa Fe. He pass
ttl t iiroii-li iieio Moadiiy on liij way back
Mr. Jin-se. ;"on.H:isor. iftuiuid to his home
in Cull-oka s at;ifl;',', limn h.s home in
'JV xa-s, .vi:ei- lie hat o.-eii lor seveial years.
Mr. M'.r.'.an l':y.pati Ick ami Mr. John
Fit-i'iti ei nave ret u i ne.i from Texas. Tlie
I. nil. el had been He re lor live years, and
Hie lai'o i' i i' six. 'i'hey htiuled butlaloon
Hie praii i,-s iiioti ol I lie lime, and camped
.Mr. It. i . McLean, of 1 aiut Lick, Ky., was
In mil' count v lecn'ly, to see his relations
and many trends, and returned home
Monday i vniiii'.'. He s i- s the wheat In his
(.eel ion is rv tine, screeiy iiein troubled
Willi rnst, !ni I n.V. .Southern Kentucky is
Hoiiicw nat alilict' d like Mlddli) Tennessee.
Mr. Mr. il'.i'- mil come to his old home
Dlten. He is 1'it'kiic; rcmal Uabiy well.
Misses Laura F. and Mollie P., of Cnlleo
ka, were in tow n Momlay, r-hoppinn. I bey
Mtleiidi-il tin- ur .lid K nliriii -Templar Hall at
Hie Maxwcil iionse la.st Filday iu4ht. J'licy
are two eiy ilesiiable yoUUK ladles.
Mi-s I'., ot Ml. P . was in town Friday to
-see "Mot hi i loose. ' she reM int' ea a K.irl
if who n It was saal, '-She has a liieek in
Jell'jct, a Koniau I liaraclcr, and a Hebrew
Houl." - pa'.nier would admire her lor her
beauty, a eeilius lor her ill'ellect, an Ul h.tlr
lor liel ' unless elejance, a prencher lor tier
u.xslness, a hlnlier intelligence lor her puri
ty, and a st ronii Man tor lier e.-.iuisite V'o
liianlines" und Loveliness.
Mr. laid H. Fltieti, Jr., ol Memphis, came
to Columbia, Ins old home, lust Tuesday
eveninn. to at tiid to a lawsuit, involving
Ills fat tier's old home here. We are glad to
learn that he isdoing well lu his new home,
lor he is a splendid young man.
Mr. Cary White, ol Louisville, Kentucky,
came to Columbia lew dnjs since to see
Ins venerable mother. Mis. Salllo Wuile.
ile has nol been here in atsiiit live years.
Ue expects t.o i emaiii hen all "su in mer, and
in a v pos-ihly ma t his his lut ure hoiiu .
Mr. Samuel IL Williams, of Lick Creek,
was I ii to 'Vu Sun day n lht , the guest ot Mr.
J. P. Halrd. He was the first white lualu
child horn on Snow Creek.
Dr.. I. K. Dixon and i.imily b'lt this week
for I Tni 1 laeooga, where t hey will make t i.eir
luture iiom". Wo wisn thelUK-tor much
sueccs. and pr.;sjitr:ly lu his new home, lor
lie deceives it. ....
U n. F.. T. T al in l-rro, ol Pulaski, and Col.
Jai k II. Sloorc, oi D icKiiiaii, were in town
a-t M'l.i icy. Col, Moore did not speak, as
Col. rt. ,.l nwili'll.siijiri'iliHi iiuri l inn,
passed through hen) last
en route tor 1 isbii' g.
'l iiere being no
train on the Neriow ionise, lie went
tlirougli in a liven turnout.
Mr. I. Puis Dobbins, a stirring young
merchant ot N isiiv.l.e, w,,s lu the county
I Ul week, visiting bis tattler's home. He
wits on tiis it uiu iiiim Mobile and New
Orleans- n sue loriner plac" he atleuiled the
Com mi'u i -l C"U vent ,on. Pitts is regardetl
as a hrsi i"i,"-- oiinu ir.ercliant.
Mrs. W. . ' l.itt nui'iie and tier children
returned ho:, :e V. eon. -sdnj-. SIih has bien
In Wa.thii.giou ' i:.v. and ays Hon. W. C.
W hit! Iiorne w 1:1 1) ' st lioiil.' il'.l.'Ul I he ll'lh
of June, i on:;re--is w ii s uiu at night, ami
i i- nl.evtti tuey can uei Ibio-igli by Hint
line. -mis. . v.ooo
i.i -.(. t' lui-.tl i.er so:-in-la w , C . 1 .
with vim "brow tied hands a retinal farmer.
J.Irs c. mvii blue-iiiats does uol compeusHte
her lor h.-'r ft lends h re.
1 he number ol putty und merry little
siiit that I'aiiie d.)w u on the NanowOauge
last Saluidav v :;ii lli C"laiubia excursion
I'art , w t f as tollow s: Missis Susie Ker-,-he'al,
Ida H-iwuiiis, Lyiiie Kuinlson, Ala
ry McCUire, K.la Mcl iUie, Auua jirown,
Anna l."U Lisa-, l.ilhe Melviuuey, Mlume
F isher, FmIihiv Sanders.
Col. tn'. N.i 'wtieii, supreme Court Clerk,
Itassed t Mouch here Sunday on his way to
xswisbnr;;. lie siai led m a butsy with H.
li. u:ie. 1 le-noitf ih'.i away ami broke
the baijy to pi.'.-, I'ol. C. narrowly es
eapimi. He siani a.! n leht w II h Dr.;oiiver,
ami torluiiate y a v, 'hale ji-scd by next
morning lor l.ewisbiii g, which took Imu
on sati.'l' .
M r. i,e. F.. Mason mid w ile, t, Illinois,
ure lu tow n. Mr. Mason is an old und lion
ored D mis rare edllor and publisher,
whose he. il.h ii-ii'.iires his removal U the
South- He omics lelteis of high recom
mendation l'''"11 men of NMioual l'ejuilM
llou avs to hi ability and luvegrltv. Itteis
whould be dueoted to bliu at Columbia, as
w,j make this lus head'Hiarlers for
noine tlm". A tow n needing a good paper
creditor should .pply io him.
Mr H F. W alKins, of Lawrence county,
town ves'ei'isy, to niei't his wile
trout Miculieti'. '' Wrffv'ns is iiv lug io
inane a splendid stock larm of I lie' old t oust
lei a'.ivl energy win uo it ne
W'e need 1 housntids such har
:i North to make Lawrence
VI I I SllCCi-e.l.
I v- sous of III
blossom r.o 1 h
M r. . L"
pent a w e,-
,!. o I
Riga, Now York,
I wo ill I
iiwrence cou'ity ro- I
ceotly, and r.
panici by M
a hue luriu o
lu.iii.l Ihihii. Friday, ueeoin
. i. iruiiii. who has purcliHsed
a; I in'.! no ri er. h novo Henry
,!.i'!, .ii 1 1 a m.iu of more than
ville. Mr. 1.
i.e. ami his object was to
fslahiis". a ling- o iiiy nii iii in j,awreni e
county. He says ne fn.dg th-t the wa
ter then is not c.lJ eiioiigh lor b'j:.'e,--nia-king.
iiesiysthe C'Ude.-l water Ihera is
Ihtt .s-.iiiii'" I '-ni'1! I'l a:!;. wlni'ii is only .Ss
degrees, lie says ! nat cauntry can t. made
II fine stocK C l'ii:i . n - I'l-iqutr w in piow
l...ii I welve or lll'.-i etl lUCIle.s
it can never be i- iy the present, m
in.' Ill,- LMi'UIIlt.
W e trust Mr. R.wlll
..i-i"ii in tl'.f summer, and
jvau-r a i tun
Esq. K.C. i
r I lell
I'ticki tf, of the ITIh district, a
pe end faithful friend, was in
iooil magisf i
','owu y.-sleid iy, lu niteudauce ou the court
ww. ' ., IFiti'.. I ti u i-ikfiri IV l It.
Jn the u i a u uci i , "t--.. ----- b
Jesse Brown, of the lower part of Maury,
was In town Monday. It is a girl.
Dr. T. li. Eaius. W. T. Kd wards, of Colum
bia, were in Nsshvi'le this week.
Henry Hairiin, of Hardin county, Tenn.,
passed through here yesterday on bis way
lack home from Lebanon Law School.
Mr. Mort Hodge, one ol onr leading mer
chants, went to ;sasnvi!ie weflnmuay,
K. C. Krierson, a handsome drnminer for
Pendleton 5i to., Nashville, was m town
Mr. Mathea, of New York, and his beauti
ful wife, ncp Miss Ada Whiteside, of Shelbv
ville, were in town this week. J. L. S. Rays
she wan the prettiest flrl in Snelbyville.
IV. A. Mof Sregor, one of our prominent
merchants, went up to Lowlbburg Monday
and re-turned Weduesdav.
Mis. Hue Prwtou, one ot the first ladies of
our land, has returned from Louisiana, af
ter a long aud pleasant visit to relations,
she brought back with Lor a lovely girl,
Miss l.oiiIie Gordon nii'J Miss Mary Par
ish, two beautilul belles of Dark's Station,
were in the. city Wednesday, circulating
ainoug their friend.-'.
White and colored pi'tues, at ten cents,
at O. C. Ower.'s. b';-tj.
For uood lime, apply to Weaver Urns.,
at the Hutler Lime Kiln.
For Victoria la-A iis, at very low prices,
call at the White House. a2'-if.
K. W. Fulwiler lias a telephone from his
Ofliee to his hotel.
We were glad to shake the lined of our
old frieud, Itev. loo li. Lrwin,
a few days
H'e ill open to-dny an entire new lot
of Linen Lawns, th'j best f-'tyles out; price
only 10 cents a j aril. Samples by mall free
on applicai ion,
api-ii-Ht. K.iBcr & F"kikkson.
Men's necks lis for ritt j' and seventy
five cents per doz-su at Williams aud Coch
Iw rpiarler shots aud tancy half lio?e
at WililHins t Cochran's.
Caramels and Chockolate Bread at Z. T.
Dkkss Hof.iis. The best acsortint-ut, the
finest quality, aud Hie lowest pricts iu Co
lumbia at O. C. Owen's.
Citili buyers, ionic to yon;- interest an-i
buy your goods irum the old reliable house ot
aprl2. F.muky Frikkson.
.ero Taylor Voss lias a soap tiiat he Felis
for ten cetitK u bar. 'J'lie b ,rs are nearly as
lorj' as IJlnck V Chr.ppell's livery stable,
autl it is extra y-od.
elica lay lor Vu' Soda Water "steals
upon the senses like u sumiuui's dreatu."
Try it; It is only a nick.
Zul-dka 'laylor N'oss will sell you a
twelve ounce h ir of soap for five ceuts,
which he guarantees to give s ttistacliou, or
The freight trufio is diil ft present on
thisdivisiou of the L. n'i i N. K. it.
Shacklett and C i.'s mill is progressing
rapitlly. They expect to have it completed
by Hie first ot June.
Large quantities of stiauberiies and
other vegetables, ol h'.I descriptions, aio be
ing shipped daily by express from toe
South to Nashville, Loulsviile and Cincin
nati. Bragg says, "What sense Is there in these
'Calaforuians' I liearliiem talking about so
much ?' He says he can't understand them
Mr. Harnett, of the Ann of B irnett k Ct
tinna, has recovered from a severe illness,
of three mouths duiatiou, and hns ie--umed
operation at t lieir slioji near the depot.
'1 he firm ol W. li. K,am A Co., baa dis
solved partnership, W. K. Flam jjoing out.
Mr. I-;, is a splendid man, a lirst-clas busi
ness man, and his many ti leads legret his
going out of business. We trust he will
soon turn up in something else. Mr. Russ.
Andrews takes charge ot the old home, aud
will run it with skill aud energy.-
Dkkss (too us. Toe best assortment, the
finest quality, and lue lowest prices in Co
lumbia, at o. C. Owen's.
Jon Print i!ig of all kinds, done with
neatness, and at reasonable rates at this
We are the only house in Columbia, that
sells the ge'i'iiue -L'li'Cig'i Pitts Thresher
Tt.e:h. We do not .icii! iu en n! ri ,tn with
out so representin them. We will sell
vomilrii it im csher tc-.tn lor Pitts, Sweep
stakes, oaar, Scott & Co., anil ail othei
makes at o cents a piece.
mlu-2t. a.n bi:i.ws iV M 'jKKt-iot:.
On Siindny morning, ot the Methodist
Church, the. pastor will prench ou "The
Moral Tendencies tif Physical Fatalism."
Kmhry it Friersou is tho plice to buy a
nice low cut suoe ibe best thlu out.
Ueutle iieu, don't toivct, it. li.
Enibry Sc Frlerson have now in stock a
splendid s'ock ot Ihii'i lugs iu all colors, at
botlom prices. ina ;i)-iw.
We have a eomp'.eie stock of Ladies',
Misses' and Clilidri ii's Slio,s aud Newport
Tn s of all biuds. Give us one tr.al.
iua ID- it. F.-iini:v it F hi kkson.
J. C. Meti i'.v is announced lis a candid
ate for Constable in the !"i h liis'.rict. Mr.
McHaw liolfis the oliiccat pre.-eiii, and liss
made an elilcieiit orlicer in every lespect.
I f re-elected , the district will have a good
Mr. Jas. Worthar.i is a candidate for con
stable iu the laib district. His opponent is
ll'iley Smith, col. Mr. W. heid the of
fice several years ago, n ml ma. ie one of the
best collectors iu In a country. We trust
the people will give him juiotherchance.
Head the -qiecmls oi F.'iibry -S: Frieison,
and O. ('. i wen. They talk straight to $ our
We have n eleirant stock of Gents' Col
lars. Cutis, p.nu neck wearot all kinds.
Illl')-t. K.MBI1V iV FlilBltSO.V.
OVEK Till; COUNTY-.
Miss A. K.. a handsome girl of Koberts'
Bend, was iu town last Friday.
Good Lrueu Lawus iU lo l i cents per
vard at tne While House, a-ti-tf.
Good Linen Lhwus, from lu to li cents
perjard.at the White House, a-'ii-tf.
Kev.M. seay nud bride left lor tire east,
on a brltl.il tour, last Monday ce.ini tr.
W. T Bisey, a pro'ejim-ul citizen of Law
rence c 'iniiy, has moved to Nashvilio with
.Messrs. Van aud M .j. Will Polk hive
compli ted their magnificent mite Hack oil
of ola i -I, .in !n "ill i coiois! wnicii inev hi e 1
r.mbryA: 1 ricrsei nave a spieuoiu sioci
selling clieH'i. min-lt.
If v ou w ant a nob'oy suit of clot lies, that
will certainly ptoa.se you sive us a trial.
ml'l-il. F.MIiKYiV- tHIKHsoN.
Yor.No Man, you can buy the best Lin
en Snubs, Cneck Muslin L'nder Shirts aud
Dia .ers, at the lowest prices, at i . C.
i iw en's.
Hals! Hit-.! ! Hats!:! all kinds, and
all prices, atO. C. wen's,
the soul h side ol I he .Mi. i'l as:i!it pike.
We have an eh'gaut slock oi Gents' Col
lars, Cuffs and in ck w ear of ail kinds -it E:u
bi v ,t Frierso'i's. niln-l,
J. W. Howard was introduced last Mon
day to lion. H. T. ia ianno, us tiie man
who "nas ti:e baiidsoiiitst place and
prettiest, wife in Mi.iiiy coTa.y."
The finest and lit sliest, i ' imli, s manu
factured by X. lii.li.iiiu, in co.iiit '-ri.iu with
all Unpol led Caudles aval Coulee ioi.s.
I'll ts 1'ei ry says wuat ho ate on the 1st
of April was a pie, v.. to cotton warp aud
Ila.xeii woof. She made it,
lee cream and strawberries nt Nat Hol
inan's, day ami nie'iit.
Fresh Bread. Kolis and Cakes, baked
daily at N. dolman's.
Good Lim n 1 jiw ns, iroTii In lo 1", cents
per yard, at t'ie V, hlie House, ajii-tf.
The greatest variety of Ladies' Ties,
Bows, Collars and Cuff's in tha city at O. C.
Williams A: Cochran's is Hie placo to
buy men's underwear, ol goixl quality aud
Halt hose, undershirts, drawers, night
shirts, and ol her garments worn by iiieu.cau
be found at Williams ami i i.'chiau's.
I.so. P M. llHle-otuii says Dr. W. II.
Brown s wheat istue in-st he has seen. The
Fsq. broutf ill ns yesierday n jonng gosiing,
w hlch had four wl litis and iour teel
White vests in every grade of plain and
fancy Ducks and Marsnilies,cut in the latest
style-, and manufactured Willi special care,
a '"prices lower than ever before, at Williams
,v l ochran's.
Mrs. Dr. Johnson's school. jt Taylor's
school house, -Oth (ilsti let, gave an exnibi
tiou. May 41 h. Tho children ucq'iitted
themselves well, anil a hue basket-dinner
was spread on tiie ground.
Miss Alice Mc'.i.iw aud Miss Annie Ty
lor's schools will give a public exhii.ifion
in I'rawf. Irvine's woodslot ou Knob Creek,
on Saturday, May IMh.
Hat-- pals! ! hats.'!! ha's !!.'.' for ev
ery IkmIv. We can suit you in a:iy style of a
hat t hiil you wish. In price you w ill fiudus
ower than ever. F.M ;u: Y A Fuikuson.
We will open to -day an entire new lot ol
Linen Lawns, the best styles otil; piiceouly
10 cents a yard. S.im pies sent tree on appli
cation. ai'S-:it. I ,l i.kv tV Fill KKSON.
SKI. I. C 1 1 K A I ', AM) Tit K 1'Klll'LH Wll.l.
HL'y. Williams ami foe man are doing a
ill t ving business. Tiicv ale tlitiiy expecting
anotht r iarge io! oi icaily made ."..lima,
embracing some ol the handsomest suits of
the season, uiil-ff.
Col. J. W. s. Ridley has bought the Mon
roe l- rieison place on the Ml. Pleasant turn
pike ro'id, from Melville Wili.nuis, pitying
hi in ten : nousai'd dol a'. s In c.is'.i, and ets
possession Jan. 1st, 1st.' I. This is one of the
finest i, laces lo im pi ov e in ine coiui'v, anti
is now in possession ot a man tha- will i
snare neither pai us nor money to make it
one of tilt? hjudsome-1 places on the road.
-Mr. J. K.Orr liu purchased the farm of
the late Wm. Watiiins, pear Mt. Pleasant.
The place Is very much in need oi lcpairs,
and lr. Orr is the very man t fix it iip.aud
when it is tn t borough repairs, v. HI lw oue
ot the llnest farms iu that neighborhood.
Mr. Laue, a noted iishciiuan, caught
over tllty l'uuds ot fish oil his tretliue at
one r:m niiig, recent iy. H was in tpe first
bend above Ashtou A- McGaw's null, 'ihe
biggest weighed IT pounds.
- Jainos A. Gochraii caught a big catfish
in the stil.house hi'l:-, on Duck. River, re
cently. It's we'ght has been variously es
timated at from thlr'y to forty live pounds.
It Is said that t he fish pulled .Inn into the
river up to his waist, and would have lakcu
him oil entirely, had not oue of his com
panions fspe to bis ussist
aui e Mr. Cheek says a big cat is mn-lu iu
that hole every year or two. Thleeiu our
knowledge have been caught there, that
weighed over fifty I .muds. it is a very
deep, long hole.
Hue of the oak trees blown down on Mr.
John M.Gray s piaeehada hive ol le-esuud
honey. JimSowU sajsa big poplar bee
tree blew dowu on bis mother's place, ou
Bear Creek, which bad a ii.ie swarm of bees
in it. and tench limii'V. 1'Uh hive iooUixl as
Hs 1 1U, hu s, and .loeGoad saj bees have
D,.,. Ui t,m free for ten ye irs li his cei lain
knowledge p'-riiaps lotiicr. Mrs. s...wei!
w-imkIh was terribly lorn up by tiie storm.
Mr. John J. Dobbins attempted to go
through It recently, aud had to turn round
and gi hick.
ol. .Jerome Pillow, one of tl-.e most fx.
perietioed, observing and sag icious farmers
111 the county, arid might say in tho state,
informed us that he has never known rust
to destroy or Injun- wlieet w here It first at
tacks the blade. The i in-: I lull niliires th?
wheat Is that which n r.-t al ia. ks tlie stalii.
and thla destroys tiie w heal, so long us the
staik is u:i:;l.ictsl. the sii.'i..t.i:iee gts's to j
the liMadano mas.es gooo iii. no
j'aurv county w ill tu iHe iie.re bushels ot
w l.i.ti this year t nan it did last. All the
fvrmi'i s v the wheat is Improving. 1". M.
1 1 loin b. 1-.-W.. snj s the wheat iu tiio eas
tern part of tne county on Double Branches
Is Improving very mm li, an t is heading
1 lie re. iiu-i in.. i.iui-i. -,i ine s i :i . k.
and the sap Is goin to tlie bead. Wheat
has been iinoivii to iiiiiit-n li'i-m inn w neu
ail the lei vos were deslrovcd. Mucii of the
panic has been unnecessary. the stalk Is
yet green and flourishing. As It is in Mau
ry, txi W Uupe t may U Vi t'tlcx counties.
Ltnen BuetryLap Robes forl each,
an coiom, at r.inDry -n rierson s,
Uown l iiLV Go. Our one dollar shirts for
90 cts. each in the future.
tf. Williams 4 Cochran.
A large Jot of ladles and children shoes,
from bankrupt sale, lower than ever, at the
White House. April itj-l t.
Hamburg! Hamburg!! the largest
stock ever brought to Columbia, just open
ed, at O. C. Owen's. a2i tf.
Best prints, five cents per yard, at O. C,
Gents, you will find the best shirt for the
least money at O. C.Oweu's. aiti-tf
O.COwen has lust received a large as
sortmeut of ladies and misses' trimmed
hats, which he Is oliering at astonishing
low prices. a2'i-tf.
While Piques at 7cents, at O. C Owen's.
IjHd.es', Misses' and Children's, Custom
made, Button, side and front, Lace, Pebble
Goat, Calfskin and Cloth Shoes, also Now-
port 'J ies, Sandals and Slippeis.just receiv- I
ItEAbY Maiik t l.oTiiiNO. O. C.Owen has
lust received another new stock of Gents'
Boys and Children 'bsults, which heis ofler
Stock Salk. Uemember to attend the
great Stock Saleat Lwell'sststion, May ?Jth.
!, we can change a fifty dollar bill if
you waul a bottle of Globe Flour Cough
Syrnp, the greatest Cough and i.ung Kerne
dy in the world; or if you want to try it llrst
aud see what the lion. Alex. H. Stephens
F;.-Gov. Smith, Lx-Gov. Brown aud Hon.
itobert Toombs, of Georgia, say about it is
true, vou can uet a Sample Bottle for ten
i cents at Tltcombijc lo-ffier s jnug .-tiore mai
relieves an oruinary coiu. xiie uiuut r low
er Cough Syrup never had au equal lor
I ougbs. Colds aud Lung Affections. It pos
itively cures Consumption wiien all other
remedies fail. Sample .Bottles, ten cents j
W'e are the only house in Columbia that
sen me genuine nicago mis x nrei-uer i wards, lost one of his les-s in the late war,
Ueth. We do not deal in cou.tlerfrU ol any which will make bim a ioimiuable oiqo
kiud without, s.i representing tuem. W e ueui, a,i other things being equai. One : la
will sell rvniwjrjcU thresu'jr teeth c,l I ;tts, mentanle thing in the day's proceedings
Sweepstakes, Goar. Scott tSi to., and all otu- WitS Uie amount of whisky drank, and the
er makes at S ceuts a piece
ml'J I't. ANOKKWS & Ml-GKKtiOFI.
Johu B. Bond, one of our most popular
lawyers, has been quite sick, but is able to
go ubout again, and we ti list will soon be
restored to the active pursuit of his large
Chancery Court closes this week. A
great many old und important cases hire
been disposed ot during tho term. Hon.
W. S. Fleming preeided, except during tne
last week, w hie-il b;iDg set apart lor the
cases iu which he was incompetent, Judge
Wright occupied t.ie beucu.
Circuit Court opened the May term
Monday morning, Judie Wright present
and pre:,iiiiu!i, but the cases which ho was
legally iuconi potent to ty having been ap
pointed tor me first week of tho term,
Judges Cooper aud Fleming are trying
them. This court will continue two cir
three weeks. Judge Cooper is considered
by the lawyers as one ol the best Judges
that ever sat on a beuch.
A choice lot of the latest style prints, just
open at iiiiult Kjiiiiiy & Fkikkso.n's,
For the best Custom made Boots and
Suoes, call at O. V. Owen's.
Parasols! Parasols!! F'ans! Fans!! a
handsome assortment just opeuod at O. C.
KALLV HILL ITEMS.
There will be bold the regular Quarterly
Meeting at Macedonia, commencing on Sat
urday, Hie Jlth, with the Kev. John F.
Hughes, Presiding Elder, in attendance.
Other ministers are expected to be on hand,
besides the Kev. T. H. Fisher, the popular
circuit rider of the Chapel Hill ciicnit.
The many friends and admirers of the
Kev. Joe li. Erwin, will have au opporuni
ty of hearing this distinguished young
preacher t lie comiug Munsey of tin church
who will preach the funeral ol Logan May
field, at Macedonia tiie third Sunday ia
The various distinguished patriots now
running for office, who for love ol country
and the country's good, are encountering
the pocket pressure of building churces, re
pairing theiu, helping church festivals,
subscribing help to school houses anil other
objects ol charity, nursing limp bacits, com-
I limentiug ihe hulies, soil coining ine ur.i- i coming more inieresi-u in mo proceedings.
an footed countrymen, are now exposed to and hud the Hail a piace of pleasant recre
fresh perils: The little Misses and urctiins, 1 aliou. Young ladies, encourage your b( aux,
armed witli Missionary cards, are prepared it members, to be faithllll to I heir obha
to worry the candidates afresh. Taking ail tions, and regular iu their attriitlanc.-i at
thiugs into consideration, the tunes are ihe meetings and you can more eflcci.ii.iUy
mighty hard on the patriots now. accomplish this object, by your piesc-nce
Teero was a debate at Lasea Academy.on among tliem, cud by kind words ot cheer,
Saluiday evening, the -Kb, on the subject ol
Capital Puuisliment. The question as stal
ed, "Resolved t bat Capital I'unisiiiuer.r. is
right according to the teaching of the
Scriptures." There were two speakers on
each side f'alviu Uardisou allirmiue aid
'Squire J. K. MocUy deuyiug. The uitcus
sio.i between the two leaders was ery
livelv and interesting, both being excellent
debaters, tiie 'Squire especially has lew
equals for his practice, in close argument,
analytic reasoning and scientific dodging,
in a debate. Cal. remarked after Hie de-bale
wa.s over that if li" ever killed a ninn and
'Squire Moisiy was ft criminal lawyer, he
would lie certain to retain him.
The hottest man under thecollar now ou
the creek, is a certain liht-wliiskt-red gen
tleman, who has been ermagod in the fiu.t
kss endeavor to nnd out who started the re
port that he had been kicked by a bul'
touguo plow early iu the spring, aud had
got so afraid of them that he hail nol been
seen in a liehi where there was a buil-tougue-plow
siuce; and that trie people were going
to get a patent swing with a Ian attached to
fun the flies oil' of him lu the Summer-time,
to keep them from blowing him. He talked
of slander-suit and shotgun; but every man
be asked about It. had heard somebody eise
speak of it. He das not calmed down yet,
but be has gone to wotk.
The wheat crop, which wps of unusual
promise on the first of April, has from rust
ami various link uown causes, had a very
discouraging look to the farmers. It has ev
ident, v, of lat, shown an improvement for
the better aud a piospect tor more wheat be
ing made than many of the discouraged
ones think; for some think the crop will be
a failure. As the critical lime i.as noi yti
arrived lor tne crop of late wheat lo be
bl!-:hted by the rust, mere is out nine corn-
pl.t! ut of t lie fly and no rust has yet been
ooserv eo ou i ut? -.m , i. . . ... . . . - '..
fields of wheat that are hsikiug well, that
are searcelv affected at all bv the rust. The
Mediterranean bearded wheat seems to he
standing Hie test better than any other, as
it Is perhaps the toughest aud hardiest of
any ol the wheat. A. failure of the wheat
crop would not be as serious here as in oth
er sections, tiaviug never beeu made a spe
ciality, the people having stuck to old prin
ciples of diverse crops, and have giveu tho
preference to corn, mixed with w neat, oats
a d cotton, r-iisiug hogs, mules aud cattle,
and made a specialty of uo crop, w hich is
Uie safe plan.
His Magisterial honor. Judge Feay.lias, of
late, been dispensing considerable justice
from his Magisterial bench. He recently
had quite a held day of civil aud Slate
cases. Some of the State cases for assault
and battery, showed signs ol being consider
ably battered. Judge Moody measured one
of tiie battered gashes-three inches laid open
to the skull.
'Sonire J. M. BUIington has perhaps the
rimi Held in corn and the longest rows in;
the district there are seventy acres in the
hold, dead level, with perfectly straight
rows, full half a mile long.
Mr. JefTPeay recently killed a beautiful
white squirrel. He has the bkln of this -seldom
seen kind stretched to dry, and pro
poses to seud it to the editor of the 11 ekali,
to hang to the big trout's head.
Judge T. W. Tin ley, candidate for chancel
lor, was on the huut lor votors in this
nei"hboriiood last week. He was eu route
from Lewlsburgh to Franklin, hi
Judgti W. S. McLemore, the gallant leauer
ol the columns iu times of war, and the in
corrupt ible J udge lu times of peace, passed
through Rally on the st eond, on his way
to Caiiey Springs Chapel, Farmington and
other places, ou a still hunt am ng the sov
ereigns of good, old, honest, industrial, anti
Narrow Gauge Marshall.
F;ider James Morton, candidate for trus
tee, has been around. There Is much sym
pathy for him ou accouut of the misfortune
of being twice burnt out.
The popular liillie Hilherspoon and Evan
Y. pillow, Columbia's genial recoider, und a
clever gentleman, have both been out pros
pecting for votes. The district is busted on
tho Clerk's race. There are Dixon men.
Spoon men, Lipscomb men and otuers who
propose to Pihow themselves on K van's bos-
OIMnj . W. S. Hurt recently visited Fayetle
viltejona business trip winding up his
business there, and to look alter other prop
Mr. W. B. Glenn and his handsome and
excellent wile. have removed to Chapel Hill,
Maisnnll 'o., w here he is engaged in mer
chandising Maury's 1 ss is Marshall's
gain. We pass him over the border ss a
gent lc man, well worthy the support and
confidence of any pi opie.
1 he K"V. Joe Ii. l'.rwln nud lady have been
visit ing bis fatlier-in-iaw, Mr. Wni. Smith,
ol Marshall. Joe went seining In Fiat
creek, possltdv be did not go iu with Ihe
seine, but It is more than piobibie he ear
ned I he chrl lies, toted the fish and punch
ed the roots w Ith a pole. How is this for an
amateur cud member ol tho Bigby lishiu
There have been seveial fishing parties at
Hardison's Miils since our last. It some ot
them are a little old, we are writing them,
satislled that we have an appreciative it ad
er iu the chie of the fishermen hlm
se'f. Fishing parly No. 1. The fit.-t fishing
party at the m ills was Iroiii Culieoka, ami
composed Messrs. Cocbrau. Henry
Hughes, an ol l com rude of the tented field,
w ho never swears unless he feels like it. nnd
Frank Moore, the lale general, in chief com
mand iu the w ar, on Buffalo. The lime and
weather w as unpropitious, and their luck
No. J tishing party, composed of gentle
men from Williamson, consisting of .Mr
Seth Elliott, Johu l . Lee, Kirk Fauell and
Homy l'oluter. jr..came fishing tothe mills.
Thev hud a nice time ml ing ti h tl i-ggs, ba
con aud tish. They cariied back with them
about thirty pouud.t of nice lish. They
bought all they eat and carried duck wiiii ;
them. L-ttle Jake supplied them he saes i
many a tislnua jiarty lioin going home fish .
b ii iiirrv. I
Mi-ss'rs. Hilliard, Waterl-oiise, J
Crutober, No. l-i, a party of Nashville I'Ukkis,
launtily cquipin-il v ltb.ioimed jiolet, snoods,
p.ioiusi eorkt, fancy books, taut y Lin
coln aud trotting horses, came fishing to tiie
liver. Their tiiiiug hopes il while the
liver rose. One gar, one cat, one small
rout, made their pile, and t hey lit out lor
Nasuville, sauly disapisjinled al their
Fishing parly No. 1. headed by Mr. Kieh
aid iTrou' I'aiiit and M r. Pel k Priest, one
ot Frank. in s cleverest and best ineu, have
been fishing out at Ltllard's Mills lour miles
above Hartlison's, but the sceptre has de
nnrtetl from the hand of Jnrtah. nnd luck
dwelloth with the bo s fishermen no long- i t
I;' jk end Perk, kniclits of the singing reel,
'1 heii finning pride had h heavy fat!;
It made them very badly .'eel.
'lo m.uc a eoiiipieie waivr tiuu
Thc trout wou'd in no ' be caught.
So Little June they lound;
Who savs they really bought
From hiiu some thirly pouud.
I Now, Dick, when evr yon omo
son - Willi an s ounce, 1001 jane .inn aiocK
roil aud otat Li it Ik Juke Shires, wiih a hick
ory aile and wheel band line, catching
trout, von may thett try your hand flshiiig
SPRINU HILL ITEMS.
Thompson Station, just over the border in
Williamson, was crowded to suffocation on
last Saturday. The candidates tor county
offices had appointed tuis time for meeting
the soveroigus at tnat place, to make known
to them their views, and lo present their
claims to the oflices to which they aspired,
it is said to be the largest crowd ever as
sembled there; a majority of whom were
on bleached Am rican citizens. The can
didates were swarming in at an early hour,
all eager and anxious to make themselves
bt-tier kuowu to the dear people. Our wor
thy fellow-citizen, Judge Wtu. 13. Fleming,
w as present and announced himself as a
cunuldate for Chancellor: and he seemed as
much at home among the uood people of
Wiiliamsou, as be does with bis owu in
Columbia. Judge Fleming is a great lavor
lte with all who know him, and justly so,
for he Is one ol the purest, kindest and most
amiable, gentlemen in the State, as well as
a hi.hly cuhivatec , lnteliectual and incor
ruptible, Judge. Tho discussion between
the candidates for Countv Judire was hot
and heavy. The contest seemed mainly be
tween Cook, Perkins, Banks and Smith, all
of whom became greatly excited and spoke I
with warmth lanu letliiia. and from the!
indications of to-day, there is leason to lear
t bat t his contest will lapse Into personali
ties and viudictiveuess. They are all clev
er, good men, and such a state of feeling is
to be greatly regretted if it should come to
The contest for County Court Cltrk soenis
to be principally between Perkins, DeGi at
fenreld and Loitin. This is Capt. Tom Per
kins, the present incumbent ; the candidate
for County Judge is Han. W. O. N. 1'er
kius. F or Circuit Court Clerk, McGan, Neely
and Audrews, are the principal contestants.
MeGau has made a good clerk; A ndrews has
been iiis lather's Deputy, who held the ofliee
for more than thirty years; and Neely is
Cievt r autl competaut and like Billy Li!-
great number of persons drunk, not so mucii
among the while people, allhougti lucre
were several of them badly buckeyed;
tii- poor uegioes, more to be pitied than
blamed, Lau it poured out to them in pro
fusion, free lor ail, with the cuiistuul cy,
from what seemed lo be agents, coIoTed
men, with olt replenished bottles, "Come
up and drink, all of you who will vole, or
hjv lor ." Comment is needless.
The Cemetery at this place is deeding
some repairs, iu fencing, particulai Ij ; and
we would call the attention ul Die cui.eus
to thy fact, so suited to us, that Hie coloied
ople have intruded ujku tuissacivd spot,
by burying their dead there, insteati of
using the adjoining ground, which has been
set apart for this purpose. Jl this i p.oit be
true, lei our Mayor cause the parlies thus
intruding to remove their dead to their
own buiying ground. Let tho process he
issued, and put into the hands of our effi
cient town CousUiblo, Bob. Campbell, and
uie w oik w in ue accoiupusiieu in snort
Mrs. Lena Mooiv, of Brentwood, is out cu
a visit to her father and family.
Miss Lilly Kwiug, a grand-daughter of A.
B. L'.ving, of 1'rituklin, anil one of Frank
lin's beauties, is out with Miss I.ucv ado
from the College, on a visit lo her home.
Mr. H. P. Wade and Miss Mat tie Boud are
aiso w ith them.
The beautiful Miss Hettie T , of Colom
bia, was oui at church ouSunday, aud will
spend a lew days with friends in this
Mr. lioury I'. Chrairs, ono of ths leading
merchants of Franklin, was circulating
among his frieuds,in this, his native heath,
Mr. Andrew I-'wing, a splendid spicitnen
of physical manhood, and ono c f F'raelc
liu's nicest young men, was at the Presbyte
rian Church Sunday.
John M. Crltz, successor to Bird Terrlll, is
sell ng out his eutire stock of dry goods for
civil. Henry Wil'.ou is assisting lam, and
tneir sales on Saturday were heavy.
Having devoted so much space to our sis
ter city, '1 horn pson Station, we must come
home aud speak of thiugs that more iiume
dintely concern our owu people.
The Good Templars are growing in favor.
Their meetings, every Thursday night, are
well attenueu, ana tne members are be-
i ami woe be to that man or woman, who by
word or act, causes one who has signed the
pledge to turn egam to the bottle. 1 his is a
life boar, cruising about iu all waters, to
save those who are sinking down In tiie
vorb-x of ruin. Who will be so cruel as io
tear lnose.lroni this life boat.the hand of the
drowning Inebriate, who is try lug to dim;
with a eeath grip to this, his only hope ol
( ol. D. I-'. Wade, one of nature's noble
meii, wds out ou a visit to his mother re
cent y. Ho is ever a welcome visitor to
I his.t he place of his tiativity,a:id among his
old lrteuus, who know his worth and who
v onid love to honor him with a seat iu the
State or National councils.
Dr. J. W. Sharber has been called to Mur
freesboro to see his sister, Mrs. Casticman,
who is reported to be very sick.
liillv Cintton, the best deputv Cicrk in
the stale, and the deputy of the best Clerk,
our good friend A. N. Aikiu, was out ou a
visit last Suuday.
Mai. John Tullas. of Williamson, aud
who "has hosts ol friends in Mauiy, we le
gret to learn received, about a week pgo.
eerions injuries to bis nip ana leg, Horn
handling a vicious anoMiuruly horr-e
confined lo his beit, aud it is feared, it w
be a long time beloro he is able to be out
Miss Vlrgie Madison is still quite sick,
and a great sufferer. Let the ladles, ami e.
piciaiiy tiie Me'hodist ladies, remember
this dear young invalid iu her great educ
tion. Mrs. Childress, the venerable mother of
f. H. I'll lid I ess. Fq., wfiose beano has l-eeu
ba l tor a long ti:-ne, we are sorry to leal u, p
not ne'.r so well as she has been, aud se
rious fears are loltoi a fatal result.
.t i j j ... ..... ... i.- .-.!.... t- I...:..-
-..e. ..?. 11-iV ii ni.H.1.' I
his gni udmo. her, on last Suuday. !
Mr. K. I. Moore and wife, ot Brent wood,
. ,..,t n T'leilt to linn ,.t:i.it .i, .1 I
Mr. Kobvl Gray held Sacramental Meet-'
li,g ai the Presbyterian Church on ):e,i Sut- I
unlay and Sunday. His sermon was very j
appropriate to a Sacramental occasion, i
having reference to Die death and lesuiiee-
Hon of our Savior. Attheclosoof the ser-i
moil, t he sacrament cl the Lord's Supper
was administered to a large number oi com.
Kev. K. G. Irvine was pieser.t, and J'r.
Gray made ttie announcement that l'.ro. Ir
vine would preach at night, which brought
out a large congregation. He has ever been
a great lavorite In re, and now, in his atiilc
tion, the warmest sympathy is added to the
love and esteem our people have alwais
hid for him. His text, was Isaiah iiii ll;
"They that wait upou the Lord, shall renew
their strength; they shall walk and i.ot
ialnt; they shall run and not weary: they
shall mount up with wines as eagles'." This
is tiie tonu in which he presented and
treated his subject, which he stated was a
transposition of Hie language of thn text,
making tboclimax more natural, and the
figure stronger, w hiie it was doing no vio
lence to the seuse of the Scriptuns. We
will not attempt to give the synopsis of
of the sermon, which throughout, was re
plete with sound argument, encouraging
promises and brilliant hopes, to the Cniis
tian, who like t he eagle would rise aliove
the storms, ills, misfortunes and troubles, of
life, and gaze with uudimmed vision upon
the eff'a'geut beauties of heaven. His al
lusion to the opening of his long darkened
eyes, upo i the fright beauties of tho upper
world, the ravish ing joys of the opening
vision, touched a tender cord in every heart.
Every one was delighted with the sermon,
and none more so than the good and worthy
pastor ot the Presbyterian Church.
Moth hu Goosk. on Thursday even ing a
large and apprcciati ve audience assembled
in tiie Atheiia-um Hall lo witness the rep
lesentatiwu ot "Mot Uer ( ioose," that tlnie
houored old personage whose fame has la-en
handed down to ns in song and story, and
to whose benevolent heart we owe so much
of the sunshine of credulous childhood,
that oven now, iu alter years, her names! irs
the cords ot memory and we glide gently
back into the days of our youth. But on
this occasion Instead of the "little old w o
man with tho crooked nose" enshrined in
orr hearts, "Mother Goose" was a very
lovely young lady, with a charming tace
and sweet ciear voice with which she en
tertained the gror. ps of children who gath
ered around In r, and among whom we re-
ooguu-ed inany.old friends.There was"Litt le i
Tommy looker," that youthful hero who !
"sang lor his supper," which sense of wrong
has lired many youthful hearts with iudig-
uiiti iii: and "Little Bopcep, who lost her
I sheep;" "i he oltt woman who had so many
I chiliin-u she didn't know what to i?o, which
I with ou eccentric laucy on her part for Iiv-
i-.g in a shoe, has giveu her a world wide
'reputation. Mother Goose has ins. minted
! that she was not as amiable as she iniht
have been to her numerous offspring, but on
i W illi, ssmg tier many trials, we tliougut li
fullv je.stitiab'e in taking the advice ot the
taking the advice of the
ill. ihe song, "1 saw a
"7. !..c.'i''i'Jlv,n. ?
I w ise King Solotuo-
I shin a sailing, sun
. i-i v ua-e.-1. and retlttcletl much credit, not '
i oulc upon theyoutblul performers, but up
on "the patient talent of the sisters who
j named the young voices Into such perfec
1 t ion of hanuouy aud lime. Mrs. Robert 1).
i Smith g ive, by request, "Blanche ofDev
j on," and ol her tine recitations, this, with
i the delightful music rendered by Mrs. !
i Kinney un.l .Miss Sm'.tliwlck onlhehaip
i ami piano, and Mr. Frank Smith oil Hie
j cornel, added greatly to the pleasure ol a
very pleasant e veuiug. liu. k ks.
A fit R lUMA.INii WiM). On best l'rl
day, jd, a storm visited the lower part ot
Maurv, doing considerable damage. It
struck the liui of the "Kittie" and" tore a
great u'.imbci of trees dowu on Mr. John
Hous. r's place on Mr. Kennedy's place, a
great tlriil ot timber. It slruck "Mr. Jacob
Dilk's j'lace, and the destruction was fear
ful. Mr. Delk, wiih three of his farm hands,
wereeL'.igfil 1-li.inns up hi ush, the wiinl
,.l... . . !1..u,l.,,.-,i 1 1 llr ll nt, . . u
liian, t .e oti.er two hands escaped. Mr. 1.
I ami It'.-' woman are in a critical condition.
' A little girl, by the name of Prewitt, was
1 caught out In a dense lurest ou her way to
I scnooi. and how she escaped is marvelous.
I Tn? gioiiiiJ as far as the eye cjuld reach.
further loo, was covered with trees und tops
oi tire's, to say nothing oi the many flings.
She relates, like a little heroine, of haviug
stood beside u large tree tor protection, and
of uuolbtr tree hilling directly against the
oue unit shell red her. The people have:
b en struck with a "wonderful wonJeilug" i
bow s'ie ever ecapi-l.
Mr. Kenan Hill, w ho teaches school near ,
ho "Kettle," hud much difficulty in keep-!
I 'ng Irs pupils iroui ruuning peb meil out ,
j 'lito the wcmhIs, they were so uneasy about I
t tie school house. Had they escaped from 1
j tne s.-bool house many, if not all, would ,
have ine; a horr: ble tale. I
Henry Ric'ney lost considernble timber.
I A!' V 'eatherly lo-,t a jreat deal ol timber. j
Mucii coi.iphiiut about wuc-nl iu
quarter whole I've been.
loon Sr.' ietv. Phillips, Jackson A Co.'s
'i.tatil S icieiy"' whisky is imiinuit nded Lv
phy sic.a.'is lor lis purity nnd fine llavor. il
Is guaranteed free from any adulteration.
and i in proves every ay. 11 coninlus no
headache, and is moderate la price. Soi J
by all deait-r. aug'jl-, ,-ly,
M.T. rliEASANT ITEM?.
Wednesday of la-t week was a gila day
fnr the ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls
of this place and surrounding country. The
weather was delightful, and theie was
" a divine
Breath of the Summer, full of coquetry
Happv, light and loving as a kiss,
Upon the eyelids from the woman you love;
Twasss a winu"that wafts the delicate scent
Ol violets to your nostrils."
DellclouR littlo spring hats mode a debut,
parasols blossomed in the nuzv sunshine,
beautiful and lovely as Indian Summer in
full rioeness, and on that day everybody
migraied to the Barrens, ablaze with crim
son Mey-apple blossoms, blue-eyed violets,
fragrant honeysuckles, feathery ferns, ex
quisitely lovi iy, wna roses wiin mistering
vines, grasses ana mosses everywnere, by
ripnliuit brock In the depths of tangled
dells or the dark green valleys. Insects
generally must lead a merry, rollicking
life. Think how luxurious to dwell In a
liiv;a pslaceof pearl, with pillars of silver
and capitals of gold, all dropping with
fairy-brewed honey, and exhaling odors
more delicate than ever floated up from
mortal censer. Just fa oc-y the fan of being
tucked iu for the night in the folds of a
rose, lulled io sleep by the perfumed sighs
of the summer night breeze, and nothing to
do when you wake up but to wash your
face iu the dew diop and fall to and eat
your 1ctl c'ot Iks. And yet, with all these
etiiereal dellubts, we thought such an ex
istence would be common-place droning as
we looked upon these radiant little butter
llics of modern femininity, with souls who
rule the w tldwoods, the courts, the parlor,
and the candy and dry-kood stores. From
the moment her lirst feeble wail rimes out
on the stilly midnight nir and her wee I
bliukiotrontics catch theirnrstfaintgltmpse
ol Iho world, as represented by two or three
fascinating old ladies in wrinkled and ruf-
tVd caps, w ho usually attend with toasted
flannel and ornameutal pin-cushions on
such occasions to the day, when they can
drawl out a few sauashiiy senirnental bal
lads about "Mollie Darling," "Fondly
Dreaming." "Faded F'lowers,'' and "Uy-
Gone Heuis." ncconiDanled with the mis
erv on a disgusted niaiio, they seem to sail
through life on lairy pinions, ana are
borne along on downy beds of ease, and
-.in nt less necks are crackou anu gizzards
hursted beneath the glittering wheels of
jujii'einant cars. iney are creations
cream, but must be looked after to keep
from souring. Ah, lawsj! i'ts funny to be
a nice litlie"gai " in ineso uajs, nuu 11 we
hadn't beeu the other kind of a lellow,
we'd like to have been one or two of them,
or even three whole families of six or seven
each, -is we said in the commencement,
tins van a gay day for the young lolks as
well as a lew distinguished gentlemen ol
autiquity, Mr. Jack K. and Mr. J. G. L, for
instance, who favored the oe'casion with
their presence. We first went to Summer
town, which is grand in historic associa
tions and clustering wealth of romantic le
gends and of glorious memories of other
ami better clavs. where we found ousel!
J surrounded by legions ol dimity divinities;
si-i upus in till the lresh loveliness oi girl
hood, ladies i a all the glory aud boauly of
young womanhood, with dainty parasols
and fans, glistening in robes of lieecy
ci'.uds, pivuiers and sniped hosiery. Go
w. ere we would, fairies, ever bright and
fair, swarming to the right o us, to the lelt
of us, iu trout and ail around the flush
from frolic ou their cheeks, tho celes
tial rubies on their lips, the saDphires in
their eyes and the perfume of a thousand
flowers on their breath. Think of the
woods overflowing wiih these celestials and
niiie-lne them all tinned loose wild, with
the spirit of iuu at a May-day plc-uic. Is it
any wonder that we feel iike we had beeu
siaudmgon our head for a week? A whole
day of feast, fun and flirtation, squeezed in
to one huge delicious jumble, ail up-side-ilown,
wreiug-side-belore. We told John
Hildrelh we wrote about it to our friends
and telephoned it out to "Scoot Reuben's."
i'roi. K t.. liinioia ana nis scnooi were out,
ail ol whom, with a good many ol their rel
atives, carried their dinners, wuich was
sin-tad at the cold, sweet spring of Sum
luertowu. The scene at the dinner table
was spirited aud animated. Fifty hungry
children aud as many fellows seated arouud
and a dozen or so princesses, with tight
skirls and eudless trains rushing a thou
sand ways, to wait on the pally, the shouts
and laughter of tho children, with an oo
casitm-il scream of a limp-back, made a
mighty tympanum cracking, brain-racking
din, which shook the very louudatlou
sioi.es of these old barrens After dinner
ihe i Hitv renaired to a grand stand, erected
bv Mr. Williams, Ihe proprietor of the
summertowu hotel, where all the lovers of
lepsichore contiuued in a slate ol nnai
ioyed bliss, until the orient orb declining in
the west g.-ive timely notice that this joy
i:mstcea.se, and most reluctantly we all
wended our way homeward via Kattle-
sike I'alls, which still remains the same
murmuring, purling stream, witn ns 10am
nud spray aud sparkle above, and the old
UTi!iit:iou:able mystery of the deep below
Most prominent anions the Indies present
that vie make brief mention of, wore Mrs,
Martha G., and Mrs. Agues K., who are al
ways plejsaut and remarkable for their ele
irance. Were it allowable among such a
galaxt v of b.-auty, we should certalDly be
compelled to award the palm to Miss Mattie
Maury, a grand niece of the celebrated aud
glorious naval commander. Commodore
.Maui v. for the loveliness ol her t'jut vn so.i-
IA'- anu her beaulilu, lace; she charmed all
by the lre.-hne-s and vivacity of her man
i ers. The Columbia party, led by Capt.
Il.e.ck. an eietant aud polite gentleman
whom everybody likes, arrived in the even
ing aud added very luucn to tne origin
scene. We will add beiore closing this ar
ticle, thai Mr. Williams, who has opened a
hotel al S:immeiton by energetic and
skiUuu management, is reaay to give par-
LUT, U..il.- lill.l 'ii... .....uiu.,.. ... mvi.uu
none i. v r gi veu iu iiirti eoitiiLi j . 11 mu
cerelv ttu.-t lliat he may have the unani
mous and the hearty appreciation of the
kind public by belug liberally patronized.
A pa:ty of ladies aud gentlemen, from
the iicUiiiborhoud ol col. J. W. B. Tnomas,
passed through here ou Saturday, going to
KaUiesnake Falls, and we suppose teudsr
lovers sighed lu the seclusion ol the ramble
riu'i groi to. s, i no lomauLic uens una ai-
oves, until tho many couples went home
i.u u.e eveuing, who louud il sweet to visit
this beautiful cascaue, which gives life and
sparkietooneday out of tne year. We
none of the lad iea except
eyed beauty, a near relative of
J. ii .inter, Jim Hunter,
Al Htrsch and
ol.'.ers, b it here Monday, lor me niouin oi
li .cK. House creek, ou Buffalo, to angle for
'ihe following party of la lies aud gentle
men wi ut from hero to that poptiiar re
sort, Su'iiiuertoAn, last Tuesday, to engage
in toe delightful art of Terpsichore: Mr.
Hint. K. aud Miss Mattie IL, Mr. Mick O.
ami Miss Mattie .'!., Mr. Willie H. and Miss
SullieO., Mr. Ernest K. and Miss Mamie G.,
Mr. Alex. O. and Miss AdJieG., Mr. Wiley
H. mid Miss Mollie V., Mr. Luther F". and
Miss Katie lv.
.Mr. Ld. Aruold, the Sheriff" of Rutherford
county, was iu tins piace last week.
Cel. George Connor aud Mr. Maun llaw
srtu, vveut to Big Creek Tuesday angling.
As they are both experts, we expect to re
ceive a supply of nice iood for the brain on
'ihe Rev. Jeff. Diokson, a gentleman
whose name is identified with the material
prosperity of ihe county, as well as the Cir
cuit Court Clerkship, was iu this place on
Hud .Moore informs us that trout are
biting splendidly lu Buffalo. Get a box ol
sardines, Alt, aud go dowu.
Mr. Jacob Retd, a prominent citizen of
i Oxford, Miss., was up lst week to see his
relative, Dr.s. H. stoeaaid, of this place.
This is the ago of humbugs, ami the
heaviest one guaianteed us this seasou, was
au old scoicheu saddle-blanket, done up iu
a brown piper, and presented to a gentle
man, as a r g baby. We suppose this was a
mistake. Weil, we can nilorin his honor
that mi.-lak"S were the mines that blew the
liappimss of this life higher t nan a kite. It
was a mistake lhat caused Adam to eat the
appie, and a mistake brought a bought the
discovery ol America. A mistake caused
Romeo's death, aud the present one, repre
sents a heavy tine, and three months Im
prisonment in the Lewis county jail. When
the iron doors glide open, and lauglnngsuu
ligiit of tho outer world breathes upon
your bleached moustache, in Hs limpid glo
ry, you won't need any covering, 'Squire
Joiinsou, of Scoot Reuben. The thermom
eter will be picking up in the nineties,
then that old saddle-blanket will be a
I'p.om inn CFPAits. . l"i'p'.i'. I have
been waiting for a long lime, tnlnklng thai
some one more capable than myself, would
give t hrough your columns, the items ol
tli is, the third district. After perusing your
columns uuder date of April, ll'th, I tlnd
i the name id l-.iler J. il. Morton as a candi
date, tor Trustee. We say to the voters that
there ai e none more worthy and need the
office worse. We propose, Mr. Editor, by
j our consent, to give through your precious
columns to tuo "voters of Maury county,
some el the misfortunes that have befallen
LiiierMorum in the last six oreight months,
lu September, ls77, his store house was bro
sou open ami robbed; afterwards, in Octo
ber, it was burned to the ground by some
one whom he knew not. Hut, after all this,
h- having tho energy that few men possess.
, , M',v
, , , . .
teii.pt at Sm,
dftcrmlued, by the help ol Him who doeth
well, not lo he-come discouraged,
again. He made his secouu ai-
ini.l at Sotit li Herliu, where lie remaineu
but a short lime beloro his house aud all
therein coiiiainid was Into ashes, which
leave hiin now upon a rented place with a
laige tamilv to support. We consider him,
gt utlo readers, one that needs your many
votes. The third district shou'd lie honored
once with one of the lirst officers of the
county, "put your shoulder to the wheel,"
should he t lie motto of all his friends. Then,
iu conclusion, arouse from your lethargy.
and set him up right before the voters of the
lariue'isaie very much discouraged at
the piospi cts of a good harvest, thiuklng
ho rust would cause almost a complete
failure. There is an old gentleman, whose
head Is white with the Lost of many win
ters, whti says he never knew the wbeut to
take the l ust in April but once, and that
j car he ma ie more wheal per acre than ev
er holme or since. Taking those facts Into
i-onsi.leiniioti, we can live in hopes, If we
die in dispair.
Mis. Kieves bus at present a full Echool at
Forest Grove Acathinj , numbering forty
two pupils. We know of no latly more ca
pableol teaching tins number ttian Mrs. K.
she takes an interest In tiaiuing the young
luiuds, to seo. the necessity of becoming wite
We had Hie pleasure a lev nights ago ol
hearing Prof. Crews, the well known Blind
B.i:o Pick'-r. He also performs well on the
viol n and flutena. Prof. Crews was born
blind, aud bow strange to see him handle
these i us? ru merits he uever saw, and per
formed wit ti such delight! To those that are
fond of Instrumental mnslo, you should put
yen rsel vt-s to Ihe trouble of giving a nickel
or t wo to the oid banjo picker.
We will let you hear from us again II all
Fisiiim; Party. Capt. J. H. Andrews,
Nan. G tenn, Houston Adoock, Billy Moore
an I some otiiei'S went dowu ill ca
nons Wednesday to the ol:! lock and Dam,
to have a lishius siiree. They had -jeO craw-ti-ii.a
Liuil-k'g ol worms and Lctl min
low s, a sitio of moat aud a barrel of "iiood
ssH-i-'v." Ca;,l. Joe A. Irvine and James
F. SicKwea ai e lo mnet t hoin, ii'u overland
rotile. 'J hey are to fish wiLh six trol-line-i.
lir. Hoalin , Dr. Hub Pillow, Mr. James
Audreys and a host of others, were to meet
them there yesterday, and. partake ol a big
I dinner ot fried, fih.
, WILLI AMSPORT ITEMS.
The subject now of greatest Interest to the
people of our county; ludeed, of our eutire
State, is the wheat crop. The acreage plant
ed, the amount invested, and the labor ex.
ponded, is all upon a larger scale than ever
oetore. ine present season is the crop
uu almost ine ouiy crep, upon which our
people have been rolyine, cut of which to
aetray currentexperses, liquidate indebted
ness, and move ou the "wheels of govern.
ment." No wonder, then, that this crop is
being so anxiously regarded, and no matter
of surpr se is it that t lie present piwpective
lanore causes sucn gioom and nnancial de
pression. It Is now a lixed fact, bate lit to
every one, that the entire crop is badly dis-
eastu. mis condition, in soino instances,
is attributable to the ravages of the Hessian
fly; in othns, to a diseased condition of the
root, produced by a small white worm, ard
in others to the bliehfini? effects of the inst.
Generally, too, frequently all three, but
sometimes only one of these troubles oper
ate upon the same croc. A week atio only
tho most sanguine believed that ourfarmers
would net back the seed they had planted.
Within the last fewdnvs, however, the pros
pect has undoubtedly improved. Y'et, with
out a still fm ther unlocked for improve
ment, we will not be able to export any
wheat the present season, and conse
quently staguatism in trade, greater scarci
ty of money, and lurther retrenchment in
expenses must, for sometime to come, be
"tho order ol the day," Should the season
continue propitious, as regaids the corn
crop, and the hr.g cholera cease its ravages,
our financial affairs will be better near the
close ol ihe year. Till .hen, like a ship be
calmed, we must reef our sails, float on as
best we can, till the winter wluds begin to
rustle among leafless branches; then let us
utilize them, float our bunting once more,
ur.,i,iumoi lut ,f,!,.?,'.i i., i. ... ..,:
mm ny io uiHKe me iaDuiiig, u not without
ed upon ttle breakers that nnder-lie the
great nnancial sea.
Oil hist. Friday, Ud Inst., near 10 o'clock, a.
m our town aud Immediate neighborhood
experienced a terrible aDd mist damaging
wind storm, in Greenfield Bend the tim
ber was blown down in a frightful manner,
which hasj so obstructed the roads that even
horseback travel is next to impossible.
Crossing the river the hurricane next level
ed a maenitlcnt forest of trees, the property
of F.sq. M. M. Russell, at the same time de
molishing fences, etc. Next, the farms of
G. C. and J. P. Walker. W.T. Porter, G. W.
Sfockard, FIs.j., and S.s. Porter, experienced
a similar late, tear town lisoif suffered con
siderable damaue. Most, all the fruit trees
were lorn up by the roots, and in several
yams where t here were a number of beau
tiful shade trees, scarcely one remains stan
ding. Several stables aT.d cribs were blown
down, aud several others unroofed. One
half the roof ol the Presbyterian Church
was carried off, and rafters, sheeting and
shiugles were piled In one promUicnoas
miuss. Leaving town, the next havoc was
upon the farms of Mesr. T. J. Dorsett and
F. B. Cralge, where much valuable timber
was destroyed. Of the lurtherextent of this
damaging storm, we have heard nothing as
yet. Its track varied lu width from a half
to three quarters of a mile. It came with all
the fury of a maddened demou. one Wild
dash a fearlul cru.sh a dismal howl and
Mr. J. B. Delk, au old and worthy citizen.
who. with a negro, was at work in a '-new-ground"
when the storm began, came verv
near being killed by failing trees. He was
frightfully bruised and lacerated, and fears
ate entertained that be w ill not recover.
The negro was also severely injured. We
have hcaid of no others being hurt.
A negro man. Henry Flstes. who has been
living for the last six or eight ears as a
hired hand, iu tho employ of Esq. M. M.
Kustell. has recently "income entirc-lv
crazed, pud Is very dangerous; so much so,
that he has to be tied baud and foot and
Jn consequence of tne unrooting of their
church, the Presbyterians here accepted tile
kindly invitation of tho pastor and mem
bers of the M. K. Church tn occunv their
church on last Saturday and Bur.day. which
was a sacramental occasion, and the invita
tion was extended on till the damage of tho
church shall have been repaired. In this
kindly invitation nud grateful acceptance
is il lustra ted that 1 1 us christian sympathy
aud brotherly love that should ever lill the
hearts ol all those professing to be followers
of Him who knev.- neither sect nor name.
We have been looking a1c-r and hoping
for something of an innocent sensational
character with which lo intersperse our
items, but have failed (o discover anything
as yet. Wish somg body would get married,
or go courting, or go tlshiug. or get sober af
ter a drunk, or something ot the kind, that
we might "play upon another string."
MoTrtLt: Goosi', on last FYidny evening,
not withstanding the inauspicious weather,
a laige and expetoaiit nudi'-'ice assembled
in the Attoerienm Study Hall to witness
this long looked for and eagerly anticipated
entertainment. Much interact was awaken
ed by the tact that the ladies of Ihe Presby
terian church were assisted by Captain
Smith, who arranged and dramatized the
rhj nies of Mot her Goo.-e lor this occasion,
and we are sure that the nndience will en
dorse our essertion that Mother Goose has
added fresh laurels to his already enviable
The overture furnished a trpp.t to all lovers
of good music. The soft tones of the harp,
exquisitely played by Mrs. McKmney,
mingled with the piano slid cornets. Mrs.
y.clviuiie is one of the most accomplished
musicians In the State, and upon this occa
sion contributed much lo the pleasure of the
evening. M'.ss Smi'liwick performed ou
the piano, aud throughout, the music was
Next came the introductory address by
Moiher Goooe. "The children's laureate
poet" was represented by Miss I arrie Smith,
who possesses unusual histrionic talent.
The ea.sie and grace which cuaracterl je her
acting, are very rarely attained bv amateur
performers, anil the character of Mother
Goose was admirably aud cbarmiugly sus
tained. old King Cole was first introduced to our
notice, calling, of course, for his pipe, his
bowl oud Ins riidleis three. We Were next
greeted by the familiar song of "Three
Blind Mice." I he school master ard his
class were- much epj'.yed. We can well re
member when wo ! ai nod that "A was an
archer and shot at a frog." The geogranhy
class, to the tune of "Long, bun; Ago, told
us what t hey knew mini some things they
didnot kiiowi id' tiial source. Wo weio
struck turougiioiit by the way in which the
children were trained. lu siuging aud
aud oveu in spealiiu-r, the suiiiilest child
was Heard distinctly ail over toe nan.
Those who have experlenco lu getting up
entertainments in which children lake
part, know how difficult this Is to accom-
Plisfi, and niiieu credit is uue .mis. raiuiin
lor her success on this occasion, sue having
had the entire management aud trainiugol
The on! woman from baby land, with her
five small children, men enlisted our sym
pathy, but made a happy exit, having deci
ded upon another matrimonial venture.
Next came one of the gems ol the evening.
a song by Mother Goose, "Waddle, waddie
goes your gait." Though difficult of execu
tion, this song was faultlessly reudered, aud
theactingwas illimitable, it met with a
most enthusiastic encore iroui t iie audience.
MotlieT Goose, tiiou, lu a most delightful
mauuer, entertained a number of her small
cbil'jien with riddles, songs anil dances.
Even the baby, eve. blue-oj etl .Ma nine, tod-
died in aud listened with wonder-lit eyes
to the marvellous narration ot how "this
little pig weut to mai ket," etc. The Ring
ing and dancing in this scene were especial
Instrumental music harp and piano-
closed the second Fceue. The curtain next
rose upou Hie teu littie niggers, who, we
know, have a familiar habit of disappear
ing one by ono, but before tills Inevitable
diminution of their numners tiiey discov
ered lnlle Ho Peep asleep in the woods, but
left her in search of other adventures. Du
ring their absence, she awoke and sang
with sweet voice and graceful manner, "I'm
littlo Bo-Peep, anil I've lost my sleep." The
ten little niguers re-appcareu, Having leunu
most woutlerlul sho-, w nicu we imme
diately conclude can belong to no other
than the far-famed " Woman who lived In
shoe, who had so many cuildren she
didn't kuow what, to do," etc. A luost
amusing and well executed pantomime fol
lowed. Tiie old woman was represented by
Miss Maggie Brown, iu a costume which be
longed to her great, great grandniot her.
The interesting family iu the shoe was then
serenaded, very sweetly, by Mother Goose
and children, aud this closed one of th
most enjoyable entertainments witnessed
In Columbia lor a long time. This brief
outline gives, of course, a very inadequate
idea of the performance.
. request was sent to .Mm. sraitii uy tne
Ladies' Aid Society, and other?, lhat sho
would favor tho aud'etiee with a rocit-ition.
She complied, and between thesecoud antl
third scene, recited "Blanche of Devon,"
froiii"The Lady ol the Lace. Ibis pas
sage, so full oi dramatic ioice ami poetic
beauty, wasrecitetl by Mis. Smith in a man
ner which pi'ovt s that she. contains talent
and cull mo in an extraordinary degree.
This, we think, is a difficult recitation, but
have no hesitation in sayitig that her ren
dition was simply perfect. Her mauuer
wasnatuial and inartificial; mere was no
exaggeration of emotion, uostraiDing after
effect, faults, wlucu otieu characterize even
fine elocutionists, 'ihe audience evinced
their appreciation by an encore, o w hlch
Mrs. Smith responded with "Aunt Hetty's
Advice to GUIs." Tins being a comic reci
tation, was In u entirely different vein.
aud showed the versatility ol her talent. It
was admirably done anil enlisted min ti
laughter and applause. We heard Miss
Jeauie Patterson recite "j'ue Legend of
B'.egenz upon uie occasiou oi one of her
readings in loluiiibia, and paving heard
Mrs. Sm ith s rendition ot it . wotlnuk that
it not only compares favorably with Miss
Patterson's, but Is superior to it.
Mother Goose was so much enjoyed ilia;
a matinee was given the following atfer-
noon for the beneht ol t no tittle ones who
were unable to attend Iho evening before.
We congratulate the managers upon having
ach eved a complete .success.
lli yi-H 's M 1 ll. .'.' Bul'j' i 's Uo.nl n. Not h
Ing of linjiortauce has biii-peued siuce our
The farmers are very fearful that the
wheat crop will Ve almost a failure, as it
nas the rust very badly. Mr. O. thinks If
we wore to baveauolher storm, wheat would
make half a crop.
Mr. Bob K. is plautiug h'.s big bottom in
cotton, to raise stalks to stop gullies. Is that
a good idea ?
Oil last Saturday ruoi niug a young and
ioy ous parly left Ash wood ior Rattlesnake
Falls, tn l-awreiieo county. P. Huckaby
and -Miss L. T.; ti. J. T. and Miss Jesie E.;
Geoi'-e C. and Miss Faunie S.; F. M. W. and
Mist il. B. Met .: W. T. W. J. uud Mi--s Jen
nie E ; J. W. M. uud Miss L. J. T.; and W. F.
T. aud bis lov e ly br.tie com i'ieted t he crow d
We shirt ed uuoul eight o'clock, uud arrived
at the point ot de-stiuatlou about lea. After
unhitchlugour nohie animals fioru the bug
tries, we descended to where a most beauti-
I ii i little stream of clear and sparkling wa
ter comes gurgling along o er its pto:y ted,
to dash down a cliff ol rock w hicn lorms a
bnsir-1 at the foot of tiie precipice. 'After ad
miring the beautiiul scenery and fcairteriug
wild tloweis lor sometime, Mr. I', moved
Mm coin mil to t umniertovi u, w here the
young ladles' spread a magnificent dmneron
a snowy-white clot h, and in vited the gents
to eat. and they did eat, too, for haif an
hour or more. After dinner the ladies call
ed on Mrs. Williams ut the hole, where
they received a veiy cordial welcome. At
,", o'clock we stat ted lor homo. There were
seveial races mo. Mr. H . says he had the
fastest troller, but w ill 1 . bad the last est
siugle-footer and passed all Iho buggies.
The vouug ladies will do well lo get George
C's receipt for making batter-cakes. He
will also explain Mr, Gray ' telephone that
he uses to pump waitr lor his aivck.
A CALL ON MAJ. 8YKES
TO Sl'KAk ON THE FlUSf M0M)AV IN JUXK.
MJ. II". . Kiikr-s: The people are anxious
to near an sides oi tne siatei J'ebt question
intelligently discussed, and knowing you
lo be an able advocate of His right, A lriend
of the ieople, a pure and unpurcbasable
patriot, wo earnestly enti-pat you to ad
dress the people oi Maury at tne Court
House, on the lirst Monday in June next,
on this subject. Voters.
CTli.EOKA Ixsriti TF.. Kev, Dr. Dood, of
Vanderbiit L'liiversifv. will deliver an ad
dress to Culieoka Institute, next Tuesday
evemne at 2 o'clock. At night there will be
a public ueoaie by the Hamilton a tin r-ia-touic
Sociolits. The question is: "Is the
United States as a l.atlon declining?" Ham
ilton affirming, .1. L. Callens, of Texas, J. K.
Harrison, ol ivnn.; p.'aloniu negative, w.
W. Pinsou andS. F. Rose, Tenn.
Appointments ok Cot.. J.J. Hickman.
Col. J. J. Hickman, P. R. W. G. T.; will de
liver a public leinperance lecture at the
following times and places:
Murfree6boro, May Ulth aud 11th, at night.
Callcoki, May lath, al night.
l.ynnviUe, May K,ln, at night.
Pulaskt, May 17th and lstn, at night.
Corneisville, May li'lh, at 3 v. m.
TO.THE VcTUKSOK TUB lllTH CIVIL
TKlCfOK MAC BY ( Ol MY. Ill) J. J.
tttitm.l have heretoiore announced my sell
us a candidate lor cnslible of your district.
I did this in respouse to many irlends who
have solicited me to become a camldate.
In addition to tills, I waul the olnce aud
need it. I believe I am qualified in every
way to make you agood and elbcieutoflieer.
1 was raised in the midst of the people
whose suff rages I seek. 1 have had experi
ence in the office, and no mau ever lost by
uie. tam unable lo larwir witu my nanus
on acc-iuutof my physical condition, but
this does not prevent mo from discharging
the duties of constable. I earnestly request
Ihe support ot tiie people, and I promise. If
elected, that 1 will make a good, faithful
aud prompt officer. Honor lue once more
with your confidence, and I wpi serve you
faithfully and to your eul l-iacliou.
Cl'Ll.KOKA. lit) .S. The ::J quarterly
meeting for Culieoka and Hurricane Sta
tion w ill be held at Hunriciie Switch the
third Saturday aud Sunday ia J uue, Kev.
J. D. Barbee, I. E., cUicia'.ing.
Kev. Richard 11. Riveis, D.D.. 1'resident
of Martin F'emile College, lectured before
Profs. Webb's school a lew evenings since.
Subject. "Habit." The Doctor was master of
the situation. He is a disliuguished educa
tor aud minister aooriisihe scnooi room,
rostrum and the pe.lp'.i is the author oi
several books. Though iu some respects
time has dealt harsh. y wit h him, still bis
mind is vigorous. Were it not for the final
's ' to his Uime, we would say that wheu
listening to nlui, one is impiessed that It Is
not the nppl ing of a streamlet, hut the roar
ol a Great Ki er.
itev Joshua Harrison, Foil of our towns
man, Mr. 1. A. Hatrison, preached at the
Methodist Church in Culieoka last Sunday
evening. His suiiiccl w as Faith. He pre- j
seated his theme iu a very philosophical
manner. The mind could conceive without
any trouble the necessity and reasonable
nessoffaith. Tho speaker also very beau
tiiully brought to our ltnrids the law of as
simultation. Mr. Harnsou has not quite
completed hlscouiseat Vaiiderbilt Univer
sity is quite a young intra; yet, Ihe dawn
ing of a metaphysician is clearly seen. He
doubtless has a bright tin ure.
Soi'thi'oht. Hu 11'. On lust F'ri
dav week a series of bit" lings commenced
at Ebenezor. The Cumberland Presbyteri
ans have built a nice new church at the
old Ebeuezer camp-ground. The sacrament
was administered ou Sunday and the new
church was dedicated on Sunday. The ded
ication sermon was pleached by the Kev.
The Baptists hold thrjr annual May meet
ing at Gibsonville last Sunday. This meet
ing Is held regularly every year the lirst
Suuday li May, aud Is al ways attended by
a larger crowd tr.au any oilier piace of
worsnip iu the vicinity.
From all other portions i f the county we
have hward through Iho columns of this pa
per accounts of Ihe n rii'eie stoim. We of
this viol u it v have net t scaped. Every-
ti'l,.ru I liu lr.l. l.t till. Ill t.fl I'll
antl trie sines
lacing ine east nave eieii stripped oi uie i ""'J a T '"- -v-iu.me: acquaintances ripen
largest and best timber, ami in manv places 1 Into friendships, which friendships are
scarcely a tree is left .standing. Kule roads destined lo ripen luio attatcuiuents, and
that were only used lor private tiavel can- which attachments are destined lo ripen
not be traveled at all, and cannot be opened I lll!o wiiat, we say not. As we came
without enormous labor. .Many laughable j home, every tongue had a kind ami com
Incidents occurred din tug Hit- ilurm wit b I plimentHry woid lor Lewisburg and Mar
frightened patties. Sorn-3 ol them admit j shall county, and every mind and heart a
that thev prayed their first earnest prayer l!ts,,,"l? arul pleasant recollection of the
during tne storm. One good clever man day s doings. Maky.
pullod up the tioor and crawied uuder, and
every few minutes he wouid i oke his head i ci.av MAi K.-l-'rom late McKinnrv pa
up, and ask it auybody was hurt yet. O.h- mos-Texas-we see that our late lellowJ 'it
ers took their families to t'ie op.-u fields, i iHU Mill.kt M ,.didute lor stale
juinn.iuu . ..,. i..t..vr
ill melt: itpaiivi tiitr. - . wtj,j
was nun. iu
Mr. It. E. McKjl2lit. our mo lei school
teacher, has closed his scnooi, t milking the I
occupation did not agree w ith him. He is a I
goral farmer, and has goii. to work, lie has
the best looking com we l. i e seen. j
i ur farmers l.ave tiie "nines" about their ,
wneat piospe-cts. Many tienis of wheat ;
IfKin line iney lire ruiu.-'i vim too ite-i i
scarcely a neid out is auccie.i iihuu oi it-.v,
by it, but we have nol beard oi any ou the j
i Hie of our clever cand
Maj, Thus. Crosby, w as
seeking whom he might
cs lor Sheriff,
und last week
hud to vote for
Sawpust Valley. Miy ltascome al last,
the sweetest mouth in t he year Willi May
buds and May blooms. May I. mis and May
songs. May sunshine and May showers, to
sweeien Hie lleetiiig hours. The- first day ol
this month being so pii'iy, a j.aity com
posed of W. F. Kl and :ai v. W. 11. K. and
lady, A. C. K. and ind v, W.A. K. and lady,
G. A. K. and lady. R. W. s. mul his belter
hall, J. 1'. L., W. E. Mr,, 11. ;.., and others,
with poles, hooks and lint s, lelt. this plaoe
lor Duck River to try ihe nuiiy lube, i'hey
lound the water iu sphmlid condition, and
crossing to t he noi lb side began to war with
the tish. After catching several liuoones, a
fire was kindled, fish drtssed and cooked,
coffee made, and a sum pt i-.us dinner spread
plenty ol old bum, i ii:cieii-:, nnd other
meats breads of all kinds o..l,es a variety t
pies, etc., every thing tosim t he most fas- I
titlious. All passed oi: piei-aiiuy, aior
which Ihe crowd repaired to one id the tiest
spiiugs in the couuiy, bursting forth from
the waters of Snow Creek. Alter being sat
isfied with its pure wucis, ail moved back
to the liver, where some tine cat were
caught by Mr. Frank Satgent. The crowd
seemed to enjoy the day finely, aud all
marched home seeming sat'slied.
A fine Suuday-school m.s been organized
at Nebo, with nattering prospects.
Wheat crops are lookup.; well, with the
exception ol rust.
C. P. May berry, of the firm of May berry A
Bros., has returned Horn the north, where
he weut to purchase goods. Every hotly will
find Jis stock complete, aud of the very
Will some one send Mr. Sargent a name ?
It's a boy.
Mr. W. 1". Howell, who lias hud more ex
perience with cats than any young man,
was In our village Hie other day.
Mr. Harvey Welch has a dog twenty-nine
years old, antl weighs 1;;; pounds.
Ou the night of the I'lJ ol April, our vil
lage was visited with a very heavy wind
aud rain, which awakened some of our
Capt. G. M. V. Kiuzer and IL L. Ileuuley
visited Mt. Nebo some day s ugo.
Mr. Tfieo Lipscomb passed through here
Itev. K. G. Linn preuched lor us hist Suu
day night. Ot CASIO.VAL.
Coi n i y Con vention. Pursuant to the
call made several weeks since, by John H.
Boud, Chairman ol tho Jieinocia'ic Execu
tiveCommitte ot the county. Hie district
delegates that had been elected on the "7th
of last month, assembid in the Court
House, Mouday, in Con vent ion.
On motion of W. H. tendon, John M.
Crowe was elected (. bairina.i, and themem
bers of the Press present, w ere requested to
act as Secretaries.
Col McDowell suggested t hat the districts be
called, to see who were t lie Hi pr.-seutali ves,
aud that whou no delegates had been ap
pointed or elected, lhat pal , ies present, who
lived iu Ihe distuets, be l. quested to act as
i he lohowing eenuemeu wore men cu
rdled as delegates:
No. 1, Henry Hastings.
" ii, Tom C. ilardison.
' 4, John A. T. Scribiier.
" .", F. A. Burke.
" i, CjI. Wasu Fitzpatnck, A i i'rewilt
and Jim Hickman.
" 7, Reese F.Thomas.
" S, Maj. J. M. Ililiianis.
" 'J, E. C. McDowell. J. 1'. P.rowj, W. J.
Kmhry, A. M. Looney, it. M. McKay and
W. B. Gordou.
" Hi, Levi King.
11, E. C, Friersou.
" 1, C. F. Rarues and Nat Jones.
" l i, Leon F'rieisou ami It. C. Gordon.
" lo, J. 11. Akiu.
" Hj, A. H. Cathey.
" 1'.', R. D. lckri 'g.'.
" Jl, K. J. Baugus.
" Zi, J.C. Pars.
" 21, John F'. 1 towel!.
" 1'-"), ,1. M. Crowe.
" 17, . I.J. Bingham ntnlN.M. Harris.
" is, Thoiupsou I'leinin and J. T. spaik
man. 2', B. A. Nichols and W. H. Hilliard.
" ifj, R. B. Allen and H. C. V, eili.
Col. McDowell moved ilwi u ( onnnltlec of
five be Hpjadnted to soli i ! d' h.tgaie-s to go
to ihe Slate Convention, lo ni' et at Nash
ville on the Mo, which motion being car
ried, the Chairman appolutt .1 R. H. Alien,
J. W. Friersou, E. C. .dcisiwcll, 1'. A. Burke
and Reese P.Thomas,
The Committee round and made out the
following list of delegate:-, whici being re-
fiorted tothe Convention, were unauimous
y chosen as deiegiucs:
Dist.l, Jobu McKoight.
" -J. Hr. J. 'i . bii.gha.n.
Hardin Ma bony.
J. A. T. Sc-ribuei.
G.W. Joues, J. S. iejui'lo, W. A.
J. C. Moore.
Win. M. Sullivan
J. B. Bond, J. P. i;: .w'j, J. W. S.
Ridley, J. L Buliy,. k, a. M. L'joney,
Ii. S. i liomiw.oii.
" lu. Ia'vI King.
" 11, E. C. F riersou.
" la, l '. F. liarnes.
" 1:1, Iori ! rierson.
' 11, J. W. Friersou.
' li, Maj. J. H. Akni.
I'l, C. J. Pugh.
" 17, R. C. Puekett, J. J. Bingham.
" 1H, johu T. Spai kniHi; ana L. G. John
sou. ' in, Baker White.
" ile, L B. F.;;jy, J. K. P. Allen.
- k. liav:s.
" 2J, Walki Greeu, l'.uul;.j Wells.
" J. C. Parks.
" ill, J. F. Liowt'll.
" ir J. M. Crowe.
The Chairman then cop- raUilated the
Conveiilion ujKjn the great n irinoiiy that 1
had prevailed, and declured f.e Convention J
aojourueu jiic e
En Cat-Is1I. Mr. W. Cherry cught a
tlfiy pound cat-fish in his linger tiap Fri
day night, coining up the ri vo . He caugm
yue n,o,u'ly ua large, lue w lr.(jte(
Cuoss Ekiooes. The ladies of Ihe Cross
Bridges Caurch will give au Ice Cream and
Sirnwberrv Supper to-night, for the la-netit
of the Church. Admittance free, 2ceuts for
(he 8. aud I..C. Go.
Tub Vai.uk ok Woi'k. Mr. D'-arlli, ol
Ala., came to sumniertown about a year ago
ooiu iii a place and paid fifty dollars per
acre, and planted it out in vines and fruit
trees. In less than a year he sold the place
for seventv dollars per acre au Increase of
twenty aonars per acre, such is the value
of a litlle skilled labor.
Ar.KiiiTKh. OfiieerJ C. McGaw arrested
Jacob Jones, ool., Tuesday, ami placed him
In tail, tor stealing a coat, IkkiIs, ockei
book, V and a shirr, from his brolher-lu-law.
Green Harris, col. He broke into the
bouse, when all were gone, aud yet he
claims that he was just borrowing tiie
clothes from his brother-in-law. Jacob Is a
brother of Jason Jones, col., now in Jail lot
obstructing the railroad track.
M.VRKiAOEot-Rt:v. R. W. Ska v. Rv. R.
W. Seay, of the Marceila Falls charge, w as
married to Miss Hattie Biakely, of tiie En
terprise country, April .'Kith, ls7s. Ceremo
nies couducted by Rev. J. s. strayhorn, as
sisted by Rev. H. P. Whitteu at Ihe
residence of the bride's father,
Mr. Ja k Biakely, at IP J o'clock A. si., and
alter a sumptuous repast the happy couple
lelt for Lebanon, where tho grtiom was
reared aud educated, and has relatives.
1 he ladies aud gent lemeu who walled upou
them were the very pretty and cheerful
Miss Sallie B.; Miss Ten rile IL, a brunette of
pure, Classic leatures, who converses like a
book, and has broken many hearts; Sir. J.
i-. ciaiioiy, a gallant chievaller long know a
lor his attention to the fair sex: Air. Jell.
Coffee, who is as interesting as Daniel De
ronda. The friends of both these happy
hearts, now made oue, will unite with us in
wisuing them a life uusullied bv sorrow,
uniraught by team. J. W. il.
Ijttle Lot.JJi An if I will give you a
... ....n i. ..ui i it.. Mjjui, euiuaiug tiial
they may prove Interesting to some, if not
all, of the readers of your valuable paper.
frariuers are all very busy breaking aud
planting their bottom lands. Some who
had their laud broke before the receut
heavy ralus are rebreakiug again before
Cotton is coining up, and also weeds close
after it, which bids fair to prove trouble
some. w beat looks well on most farms. Some
complaint about rusl, aud some crops head-it,.-
, I,...- t..n,
Mr. J. H. Martin, merchant ot. tl.i.. ,.io..
Is doing a good business, and was expecting
a new lot of goods the first ol the week. His
ueaiiu is improving, much tothe Eratittca.
tion of lils many friends.
we nave a good Sunday-school nt this
piaco, ai.o a good hleraiy school, conducted
by AHss Anna Cherry.
1 was creditably iulormcd the other day
t.!"t,,.,'s- J' 1J' Tarkluglon, of (fray s
Bend, Is using a sieve that has been in use
for foity-s:x yours; also Miss Minnie Tark
inglon Iihs a counterpane that was made by
her great grand moiher when she was a
school girl, sevenly-uine years ago. It was
made iu HiH-kingharu City, N. C.
Pu-Nic at LKWiiUii-Ri;.-,Saturday last
there whs a special train from this phice to
Lewisburg lor the accommodation of those
wishing lo attend the pic-nic at that place.
There were on board ihe Cooper Helicon
Bund, winch had beeu engaged for the occa
sion, li. 1'. Chappell, R. '. Dodsou. Wavo
Ogllvio, Setn Wailieid, Robert Dorset!
Charley Parker, George White, S. R. at
kins, P. H.Soutnail, Jr., Geo. C. Childress
Mrs. Maggie Dale, son uud daughter, Miss
Julia Million, "Wild F'loivcr," ami many
others whose name wo did not learn.
The Cooper's saluted the town as the Iraln
rolled iu wil u one ol their best piece. Pro
cession formed on public square, aud was
composed ol Sunday-schools tf town and
Temperance organization, headed by the
band. On arrival in grove there was a pub
lic installation of Teiupeiauce officials;
next a speech by P. H. Southall, Jr., who
was followed i;y S. R. Watklus; music ami
dinner succeeded. Tho lonuor did gieat
creiiit to the young gentlemen, w ho were
praised on all hands. The latter successful
ly jusiirted tiie high opinion we Lad enter
ir.med of Maituall hospitality. Alter tho
latter inteiestmg perloriqance we saw see
saw, I race-hoop, baste, iiiumbie-pcg, etc.,
aim, a,-. i iu, we- saw, you saw, aud every
-,,.Ua!orin ins adopted state. A more wor
Ujy aiJj teemed citizen never lelt the lior-
ders ol our state lor that "Lone Star State"
than the above named genlleman. Tcnues
see has in days post lurnished material for
th.it country, out ol which men eminent lor
sia'esiiiansbip now stand out lu bold relief
on the pages of history. if lale biographi
cal ami historical sketches, are going Ihe
rounds of the journals ol (ion. Sum Hons-
v. ho lelt our State while he was its Gov
ernor, and 'vent to that State while it wa-s a
1roVince of Mexico, became the leader ol ils
armies, overeaiip atid captured Sunta An
ua, ttie cci.imantler oi tho Mexlc.m forces,
wrenched Irom him the acknowledgement
ami recognition of the independence of ins
-adopted country. And our esteemed fellow -
citizen, H. l . -Maca, now a candidate tor
honors iu his adopted state, would lill with
honor and credit any office within the em
ot tiie people, bolh to himself and his adopt
In toe !ale war between the Stales, he
provedliiins. il to be a man of nerve and
courage, ami was us good a trooper as ever
tought or drew a made under l!ie stars and
bail of li'.e "lost cause," and had the respect
aud eouti'lc'it.-e ot his officers mid comiades
inarms. He wasono ol the most gallant of
the old I'th iMltalioii, a command which the
sth Texas cavalry iKuiigeisi will reiueiiil,. i .
Aller the war closed bis old neighbors and
f: leutls chose him to preside over antl take
charge of one of the llrst schools lu tho
couutry, which he did with great credit lo
hlmsel iantl satis'action lu h Is pat i ons. Fol
lowing up Ibis business, bolh m Maury and
Williamson counties, with great success.
anil giving general satisfaction for several
yeuis, and being a mau of indomitable will
and po.-j-essed ol au Inquiring mind, antl at
the same time endowed with great energy,
he sought a wider tie-Id ol usefulness; and lo
that end be started out on a trip of explora
tion over tlie broad ami abounding lands of
the "lione star State." He studied the char
acter ol its soil, piodiictious, ami general re
sources, and what was Its general yield in
the great staples of the state, antl gaining
Irom this a thorough knowledge of the
country, he wrote out, compiled and pub
lished a work unbracing all his travels unit
explorations through Texas, giving a gener
al and succiuct history ol each couuiy trav
eled over, honing to make it a success in a
pecuniary point oi view, nut laning in this,
however. It proved lo he a vast deal of ben
efit to his auopted State. From il those de
siriug ft) intike Texas their luluro home, got
the requisite lnformatfou oi Ihe locaiiiy
they were aiming to reach. And no doubt
this same woik has been the cause of a large
emigration to-Ihe "Lone star," not only
from Tennessee, but Iroui other borders, fill
ing up her waste and unoccupied lands with
good aud useful citizens. We trust, then,
in view of these lacl.s, the good ell I .ens of
bis adopted country will appreciate his
worth and elect him to tbede iiedollice.
Then they will have conferred an honor
on a good citizen on oue who no doubt
would prove to be well worthy of the same,
and adorn his section lu t be councils of the
State a mau true and tntd-a brave s.ol
dier, aud a man sell made, and who, by his
efforts to enhance the name of blstoiy of
his adopted State, lias lost pecuniarily, yet
merits the attention and patrouagu of Lis
Neah Rock SrpiNii. fit I S)i t k Will.
Some time ir;s elapsed since our last com
munication, and we acknowledge that we
have beeu a little lazy, or was about lo be
come so, until having seen Follv's rci;iiest
that we should write again, and not fe.-Iing
at all disposetl to let a request lioni a young
lady, espeeiuily ono so gilletl, pass by un
hee lod, wo readily comply. Of couish wo
feel flattered by Hie solicitation, t hough we
cannot even imagine that our items can, lu
the least, bo interesting.
Fishing has become t he order of tho day.
Saturday last Missis Dora und Ella T., two
fasciiiaiing beauties, and Miss Anna S the
lovely and accomplished toucher o.f Cii.ini
lev 's Bond, accompanied by tho guil int and
aliable merchant, of Sowell's Lower Mill,
fished all day hi-luw Iho mill, aud we heard,
caught nutty lish. Ixuris. Ux has lson par
ticipuiing in the art lor a lew ilHJt; hence
Polly's lost contribution to the Hkkalii.
We hope ho will participate olien.
Mrs. Ua'ker, a very aged nud highly es
teemed lady oi Our acquaintance, has been
lor sometime dangerously jn with valvular
disease ot the heart. Her recovery Is des
We regret to learn ol tho dealli of Mrs.
James Ci ok, daughter of our t-slecined
friend, l-isq. J. F. Dowe.'l, of Howell's Ixiwrr
Mill, sho was a noble lady; to know n. r
was lo love her. Sheleiivesa fond und de
voted young ru sbiind to mourn her loss,
our deepesi and slucf-reut sympathies aio
tendered the h curl -broken ones; but mourn
not as those who have no hope.
it has been our misfortune to chronicle a
painli.l accident lu each of our former coiu
miinicalioiis, aud this oue, loo, must con
tain one. slurday luslGeorgie Barker, Jr.,
aud Samniio Jolmsou were out hunting
ueerlho widow Prlmin's resilience, Geor
gio's gun was uccidonlally discharged, In
flicting u luot puinltil but not dangerous
wouud in the hotly, arms and bauds of
Sani ttiie .1. Dr. l.oug was summoned im
niediately aud dressed the wounds. W'e
learn with pleasure that he Is doing well,
CDd whs null- to lido home Suuday eve.
We hope he may soon tecovec. taunt says
that GemgiK was worse hurt than himseil.
Rev. W. T. I seeiy preached at Ihe Hnptist
cbuifh, it SjbMith, a most excellent sei
iiioii to a highly appreciative audience
from the first " verses of the ti chapter el
Oiillallana, ami presented the tru'ii und
argurnenisol hlsdiscouse in a clear, strong
aud concise language. Miss Mollie W. pre
sided at the orgau. W'e noticed lu the audi
ence many pretty faces, h-aimng wi h
loveiluesa, umoiig 1 htm tlie bl Ighl, hi il lau t
and lascmaiing -Miss jmni iuay le. and
Ml-S Mattie 1.., who b:n In face and nnre
combines rare liultiral beauty, wit'i'bor
skin, a weulth ot tlaik hair, jieaily Imle,
and meek blue e es; also Miss i,ij, '.t H
beHUly botli lu lorm uud feature, autl luury
others uki numerous ta tueuliou. Vv e
mlsseil the beaming uitiritenance of the
beautiful ai'd iusclnuliug Miss I-uria II , lor
she Ids i 'iiLurne.d to her homo lu too Lone
Star state, w nere we anow sue leci'lvid a
warm welcome Loin all. Her uepvrinte
caused mny regrets and heart-fur. ".odiiigs
(rum her host ol admircri lu-re, uii(tni,n v
t.-ai s were shed by her num. ions 7, male
li lends. T Lis is lue home l her chil.ll;o,,,
and ofoouitie -.n i.i.iuh virrow attended her
departure as gladness her arrival. George
F. particularly wears a long, sail lace. We
expect sK)ti to bear of George, Wilburn,
etl, rui, jonn, ljaue, .urn ii and a nuni
berof otheis emigrating in or near Alleu.
Mlssleuna Is a bright in '.incite, and a
great favorite w,l!i al, who bgvo hud the
pleasure of meeting her.
Suciaiueulal meeting at Rtajk Sring the
Sabbath in May, uudai L'uiuu Grove Ihe
FerUui wi will write au.
i; ou riiN.-R 'V. J. M. Wiight, I). D., of
theM.L. Church in Columbia, p retched
list Sunday nigbl on I ,v olul ton .
iiie-tevt whs ll.'ii. :'.':. Aller a brief
statement ot the Christian iloclrine of Iho
viinji ti ot ci ea l.ou, lie pi occdt d to discuss!
the sei ntilic ilia iiine of l.voliilion. The
hi clenf Greeks leeie 'Miisiied with liitle
discussion concerning the origiu of iiia.ii , w i
luey ha.i a i.-i in signifying - .-piling from
thesoil," which was Inqueutly applied In
the people of a coiml iy. Tacitus, Iho R--miiu
liis'ornip, us. d ii concerning Iho Ger
III HPS. 11,1,1, tne pool ,iu his i.e. -o u u I of Iho
ci eat ion s-ij s: "Man whs Isini; whether
Unit Frainei ol t h 1'ia.s luivdi: him of dlvltK
si ed, or whether Ihe em tn, recently wlth
diawn fioni the upper mi, r.-laiiied tin)
g i ''linaliiig swer of lis kiinlnd heav
What ad vi'iice over this lias modern
science made when It says thai ti n "nebu
lar and the solar system, Ujt oe I u-' , stand
l ii'iii'h ilii-r in ii relalioii rose. liming lhat
Ol Ihe gt nil tothe finished organism?" Ian.
!u i mu is i-. v ! v. 1 1 iti I bete let t nit- days, to
account lor Ihe foiiiiallouolTiiKii.
W hai is Evouiiioi,? Il nieensau unwind.
Uigur iiniolliiij ol what mri Hily exists in a
iiieie coinleiised loi in. In l lvomtlon there
is no new i xistence. Evolution may bo
prt-sepi, a eulirely cotisisleut with Chris
tianity. The-'definition of Evolution given hy Mr.
Spencer whs tiiscusse-tl. lu discussing Hie
It limiion giv cu by lh.s gn at pin lo.opher,
I lie preacher leud two pie-sages Irom his
1-list, l'l ineiples, that lUoM'.t Mr. Spencer
leaches that mot ion Is a real subsnmi nil es
seuce, that can licit her ne created nor
destroyed. 1 n sect Ion , M i . S. sa s: "'i'h
veiy loll ure ol Intelligence lieginlves the
supiH'stt pin 1 nat mtil ion can be eonceivtsl
-much less known to oliher coiiiinence or
to case. " The other .Hoiation was from
page .,;,to siiow that M r. S. teaches that t he
nebulous In..e hi id a nicely latliialed
ipu'intity ol motion lo start w lib.
He Uieii maile a )ilain stiilemeut of what
Evolution is. The piescnl win Id ss wo see
if has la-en evolved or unioidt-d Mom the
nebulous hs.c; II. e tulnl eai I li with Its m-o-logical
straia and ilsi.-ssils; lis present
plants and iiilniais and iin-.n, as Prof, iyu
kail says, "W illi intellect, emoi ion, w ill ami
all their pheiioiui-na, were once latent Hi a
Modem scientific Evolution is not new
at present seven dih. -i t lit t heol ies are de
fended by Lvol'itioiusls, some acliilov letlg
lug, soiiik tleiiy ing and some Ignoring a I To
alor. lit telle ignited two passages that
snowed that Ihe siur.e Ideas of Evolution
v. el e. taught i . ia H. C. .ViiaMinander and
-ni'iict'il wcie m i' led Honi ancient wriU is.
He then allirmed that Kvolutioii was uol
oiigniai, but liii.; up liom the plillosjJ.lllCHl
bury I pg grounds ol ii nt iqnit .
llelneu tin tied lo Mr. Dal w in's theory,
lhat man ia developed Irom Ihe ape. I u
cenuni w helm r .Mr. D. is an a'.ht 1st, Prof.
Asa Gray ile. ends him against that charge,
aud he gave htm tho benefit ol that one
delentler. Pro i. ukeu furnished bim w ith
a slaleiin nt oi Darwin's theory: "Noorgan
l:,ui has la-t u created ol larger si." than an
lnlusiiiiai point. No animal evel has been
crcilletl which was noi microscopic. Mall
was not created but developed.'' Dtliwiu
liinisel I si, s: "All tin- itigiiiiic la ings that
have ever ii vi d on tins eiirt h may lie de
scended li oin sonic one pi llilord nil lo. ni."
You observe -Mi. 1'. says, "may be." I ne of
the tno.-t remai Ksblo P-ntuns ot JMr. lh
character is k,s leinai kcbio candor. He In
uol uogrr.at 1'-.
Agassi, assuiled Darwin's theory, anil
Dr. Collin wood sa s ol Ins attack: "Never
was a theory more solely la-set t hnu is IliHl
ol Darwin by tuo repealed assaults of such
a gianl in j'al .oi.t"i'.gy as A tints I x, stale
iiieiit. atlei siiiieineul, by which the whole
theol V h.-ri-.s lei ".her, is HsMiticd and im
pugned, st.me aller stone ot me Darwinian
si I uol lire t rem hit s b- lore the bulb rlug rani
ol t no champion ol species.
The theory Is practically, t iniroughly
ullie'sttf. i'heie is no piovldeiice, l:o caie
of His ci. alines on tlie pint of Hie lieator,
that tia.i creati il II. e genu t i start with.
Then siem makes no provision for the ro
ll ganis ii a' ure ol in in'., and t here is uo wont
ol coinio! t lor I i.i- 1 tit lire. Aburieii, bleak
and comfortless tiling, is this theory of
( bus. 1 1.
He tie si i:t in t w i) obin'l ions lo Up' the
ory: Is-, H is a mere liypoiliesis.incapiilil')
oi piool. Il is aii.'ii.iltd by llvolpiiojiists.as
iu tlie n ul ure ol t no case il must be, that tlia
theory ol the descent ol man Iropi apes, s
df.laclice ind Pot iiiduclive-ii mutter ol
specula; i"ii and not ol oust rval ion. Induc
tive, in log.. , is the ploce.-H by w inch IhcIu
and an iiitereiice an- s. i staletl t hut t he evi
dence of the iuliieine is most dourly
Asu Gray says. ' Hi !' piools ill I he proper
sense ot I ne woi 1 , at e not lo be had. Wo
are beyond ! he region ol demons! rrd ion him I
oniy lia ve proh.'.bi ill n s to consider." '! Im
git at Il.icoi.ii; ti in. '.iio I, that has wrought!
sucn woiitieis in modem philo-ophy, le
qiiire'., w hea .'o i'.ivestigale a siibjict, to
set now n all t l.e fa. is we can u iin upon II.
li.P, w nat sie Uie Ineu iu relation to Uiu
i iiiiiiilat .on of spct -ie.-? .Mr. D. adnills
ln.il ill'- ins-oil. period gives u- rso lacln iu
t h's nnl i.-i ; that in tie em"l yeiirs ol ac
kuow icdgi il history, fnero is no case m mm
Species Ji.issing 1 1 1 1 1 unol her. Then hi teu
million of .w.tis, demanded by Mr. Darwlu,
lucre cm be no c!i:ne;c. A tit ii lint p: will
seitle the 'ii'-iion. 1 no . i : I ion may bit
stated necoidliig to the single rule ol line.
t i"J i j tars :
ll ; ; pl tlOtl IMIJ yeal S V.
i I-in 1 1 1 i I'.v a simple
.o". i, diV.'led by li.cell I
's ll.tllll--sloll pe I t lie,
vaiucel :. i
times f, ii
c, it Mr. I'
iiials f; e.
as it mi
Ineu Ills liieory I
A quotation w.v, then read from l'ra.'.loi 'h
Magazine, tit signaling Darw in's plnioso
.l:v as a i.i.i" . phiio-oph y-a philostipby
'Which is coiilelll lo silbslltul-o I no meiely
I'ostiole lor I ne ptol'Uble. ami whit Ii, Ignoi
lug ihe r-' pom it.liily ot any ap ttiMina
tion lo rigorous tieiuonst rat ion In tin; estab-
lisillueut ol its ow ti thcoilcs, I otllpllkC'Utl V
assumes them to In; right unlll ttny I in
rigorously pioveii to he .vrong. ' Newton,
I li- In-'.-1 ia ii philosopher, d al not so Willi
glUVlty, Pill ttelliotlsl I llle.l 11, befolii lie Hsk-
"I Ihe' v. oi Id to ace. i.i. Hill Da rw I ii tloes
not lay tiown in h Is system any liin.biitieii
tal principle thai In: tloes not pi"ace Willi
an mar uh a i-, or ruin with h,
eei.7 .. .
1 ue-sccoii l ol j' i 1 ion i-t h-i! Hi" iiitel'lue
dtatefilep. li.. 'winch iiatuie has reached
li,. plesent J.erleel loll. Hie not I racial d
any Wliel e. '1 uese eonnecl ing links Unit
biU'i speclisto specii t ought lo he louint
Willi', whole. Llil Mr. D. mliiiiH Unit ne.
ther the historic nor tne geogiiiphlcal pe
ritals liiriiisu itny traces i-l t!i"-.) niissiug,
links. Pid:. Typ.lul-, in his Belfast address,
t.lis, "Not only an- iiiiiavi'iiiiblc si'ii
ineiis not selected by Nature, but tin y all
Hut the I'loi'. bills to tell Us how lie
foiiiitllhlso.il. Mr. D. li.M-ls if tin, gi o.
logical icord vi'ic lullei it would Ii il k differ
ent Ktorv. Bin are we lo give up tho sub
lime piniosophy of h 1 1 : 1 1 1 1 1 , cast, away
Mostsanil tho 1'iophels, J.sus :tnd ills Dis
ciples, rely nig on In" n.iie worn ol I lias.
Daiwni. llial lline i;eoios.ica rteoiii we-lii
complete, it might liven us lhat man is
uuseclidi d Horn thti inonUey?
Tho ilevelopiiienl bypolliesis migbl ap.
ply to tno uuimal woi ul, ami Lot conu a-
il let the general acconiii given ia neiiosis.
But as yet the proof lor tiial Is im Horn
demonstrative. Hul t ho stt p bet v. een man
and ttie liigiit st o 1 the spcspct .'t s Is loo
great. Tne largest, brniii loiiinl among
them, is that ot Hgonlla, niensiiruig HI' .,
culiio ine.iiea. j u eoiit-ci ion oi in, iiavis
largest 'Te ul on le biiou was 1 1.'. I euinc Iim-Iiim,
Il Is Known t. physiologists lual lis inches
is H 111 A' lieglee ol lllteiil.;eliee, wllllu ti Is
Idiocy. W bell Lv oiutiniilsU spall tills gulf
between HI , ami 'is, we may begin lo con
sider aiguiiieiiis in lavoroftlna degtadinif
Il'iy yotn- Linen ami Mohair Illinois,
Summer I udei U"ur, Low i;,.i:iiti-r shoes
uud luncy lialf bwso, Hoin Williams A. Co-lira
n. 'i In ii v
Si. R it her, a prominent linvyn of Decatur,
Ala., was lu b'tv n II mlncsilay . lie traded
thirty acres ol land in ur I oliimiua to D. H.
Cooper tor his M. L. Sirc-kanl mare anu au
ol tier mure.
Mr. s. W. St ay, ol Nashville, was In
town Wednesday, lie expects lo tjieud sev
eral Jitvs in I oniinlila lit xt week.
Mi-s 'Mollie Ward and .Miss Katie Kit-
rell, two ol All. P.'s niokt popular young
ladies, attended Mother Goose best Friday
M i s. W. 1. I eci ! and her lovely danglitei,
Miss lzotii, lelt Wed in sda y evening lor Dos.
Moines 'iiy , I'i'i'K, where lliey hu vo relu
tions. They will be gone t wo or lliioi)
inoiitlis, On i heir ret ui n I bey will slop a
short 1 1 mo with tli en- numerous relations lu
( ol.. I. L. Wilkes, r. .1. G. WIlllH.iis.in
ti ml .! mj. A. L. I'revt'ilt, of I uiu oka. aril
at.'. .1. 11. 1 ps-., ll, I 1 . U'.Kttsie, s. I .
1 . Mil'. Ain, Mavol .J. i . W'lliiiilnson, .1. H.
i'uirisli, if. B. .onion,
i and I 'old
1 us.sell was
of Coi'i nibiii, :,f I, ii.lt i:
iipri lery itt N ivh v n ie.
elected i . etiei ,-. 1 1 ,'.i nit ,
Lwen Gland Witid.i:
and S. I . I- . Me
I w o lii1-; I tlgulsbeil
b stowed upon I wo spil-ll-
did geiiTleiut n.
'l lte grand I.Hii.iuet at tlm
Maxwell H'.iis.' v us a uiagiiitlcepi uhalr.
Dr. W. A. Smith, I. li. Woods, .le, I,cinir.
Pil I li Jis l'ail,:el I , ll ml M- -.sec i i.tal, made it.
speed a! I i n 1 1 e v 1 1 1 1 at a ten i pi 1 1. nee p. en it
last Sat u li 1 ii , and eotitei red eiiiiit ilerc'-t.
i hey went elegantly eiil'-iluineil by Marsli
Join. son und 1 1. A .mxoii. liu y also iniulo
speci:lies atiu o: gan i;-.c 1 a lyod.o at i'liie
woo.l. Ul.iy were eiitei t al in tl in princely
st y le by Mt tsi-n. s. L. u nd John M. f . i ana in,
nnd Uie la ant dm M.-ss latinie. liu Hun
way hie-.t, they' ilslied on Saini, ntnl li.un.l
Hiiiiiiitow huek-ct whiclt Pi im- Grei'iitHW
l.isl I ti I ho stoi in. Mester Vestal ssys Ml.
Graham's house is so fine he doobu'l know
how lo slay ail night lu it.
We have some splendid Bu.rgiis, H.i
ruuchis, and Express Wa.o.is on bond,
which w o will st-JI al boltoui p. ices. Sihh'jhI
allention given to ri pan lug.
I i:i is A- t o.f
No In Last 71h slreel, mar public, square. "X
I'oi: Sai.i:. A gisui M i lull Cmv with young
calf. Apply at tins tiltici-. iniu-Jt.
i'liiiikllii 1 1 Irtkt ll by the Murphy's Over
seven huiiilied have .slin d I lie pledge.
-W.'.ller Wtiltlildg", Columbia, one of
Hip noblest ymiLg Lion Frank Hu ever sent.
Id t h, spt-u t fHst Su .oal ii w ;f ii pis relatives
aud liieinislu tins place. J ninLnit j; trn .
M ay !'. I -.'. -A new und liesh lot Biu-i
f liu-1.: i .suits e-.peiltti to-tluy . They will
be r o','i tic us ill, it not I ill red tl.-t Ion lu price -Coal
u.l 1 'a ins t T fl Ve il.i. l ,n.
m-.'w Willi .s i';'f oi huan.
I'.i.x': Woi. '.-Mr. Lcr..y I '. lit", of
G:l:i. lei's Cue,;, I. v.i ,-, county, recently
lill sell soliln s.,eep. tilld Kit po:l liogs iM'l
kill" I III-i.i. Ilelt.lt la pl.l.'.i for lliepi.
au i i.dt' .p-i li, and killed a b. buck wolt
t r i I i ' I .'ok lo Yoll; Imi.i, (!
hei In' ol tie.v t lo'.lii.n; expee.tvd lo
Mu.v lot ii, I,', in which will be suns
rmiging liom j lo
il'l-v Wl 1.1.1 A MS & CoimiAN.
M Alt! HAG F.S.
I'ibi. Il'-ss to Loui-.-i Simpson.
W. II. Doss tn A. M . 1'ortet .
( Ol.OUl ll.
JiM' I.iwreuce to Julia I'illow.
Jib .Sid a. 1 to Kate Armstrong.
At the residence ol
wile ol J.'.llles Coon.
I n this c.t y, o:i ihe
-Miles Cook, Alice,
;:h inst., Infant of
ui Rul.ie.ioid Creek, oh
Aiuliia. w l,e of A. J. Amick.
the Sill insl.,
Near Duck River station, on
Auidicu, wilu olJuliu UiiUsU,