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MUTINY AT SEA.
When yon come to speak of dreadful
things, you may set it down that a mu
tiny at sea can be classified first. It is in
most cases the turning of the worm. Men
who have had it drilled into them for
years that they must put up with such
food as hogs would refuse, obey every or
der without question, peril their lives at
the word, cringe and tremble before one
of their own species because he is in au
thority.are not tobe driven into mutiny on
the high seas without extreme provoca
When the worm turns, then look outl
Your cringing foremast hand, who only
the day before thanked the mate for
knocking him down, may be a tyrant in
The ship becomes a floating hell. The
slaves of yesterday are the masters to-day.
If once they take the step which render
them mutineers, they will not hesitate to
go farther and add murder to the crime.
In the year 186-, after having served on
coasting vessels for several years, and
made one voyage from New York to Liv
erpool, I shipped as second mate on the
bark Medway, bound from San Francisco
to the Sandwich islands, and thence on a
trading voyage to the islands of the south
west The bark was a small one, but a
good sailer and a dry ship, and I believe I
was in luck in securing my berth. The
captain, whose name was Burrows, seemed
a very pleasant man, making use of no
profaue language, and appearing to be as
mild-tempered as a parson. Mind you, I
am giving my first impressions as I sized
him up while we yet lay at the wharf.
I shipped at Honolulu, the bark having al
ready completed the first part of her voy
age: I heard rumors to the effect that her
whole crew deserted her on her arrival
at the islands, but rumors among sailors
are not to be depended on, and I gave the
matter no Investigation, though I saw that
she was shipping a fresli crew. We left
Honolulu with twelve men before the
mast, and we were not yet off
soundings when the trouble began.
The meat which had been boiling away
in the cook's coppers during the fore
noon gave out stange odors. From the
whiffs I had caught now and then I knew
something was wrong, and when the meat
was carried forward in the kids at noon
the stench was enough to turn one's
stomach. The mate, whose name was
Berry, saw that I was surprised such
meat should be placed before the men on
a voyage just begun, and he growled:
"Ah! d-'em; it's too good for such as
they. Just let me catch 'em making a
fuss over it, and I'll work up their old iron
in a way to open their eyes!"
I was astounded. Mr. Berry had seemed
a quiet, oven-tempered man, and I had
said to myself that there would be no
bullying aboard of the Medway. The
watches had not yet be<m set, but tb.3
bark was on her course before alight
breeze, and things were being made ship
shape. The captain was already at din
ner, and soon after uttering the remarks
quoted ubove the mate went down to join
him. I was thus left in charge of the deck,
but the crew, with the exception of the
man at the wheel, were forward with their
kids. As the beef made its appearance
there was a movement of surprise, and I
heard several of them utter expressions of
disgust. The meat was picked up and
closely examined, and - then all faces were
turned in my direction. Then, after a
brief coasultation, an old sailor whose
every look and action proved the genuine
tar, picked up the meat tub and came aft
with it. He was going to make a com
plaint, which he had a perfect right to do,
and I, as olhcer of the deck, had no right
to refuse to listen. He put down the tub,
doned his hat, and very respectfuUy said:
"Mr. Carling, the meat isn't hardly fit
to bait a shark. It is probably the fault
of the cook. Will you kindly forward our
complaint to the captain?"
At that moment Captain Burrows ap
peared on deck. Taking in tho situation
at a glance, he walked straight up to the
sailor and thundered:
"What in hell's name does this mean,
you dog?" Pin ding fault with your pro
visions Before the first meal is begun! Get
forward, you infernal whelp!"
The man retreated without a word in
reply, but left the tub behind him. I'm
telling you the solemn truth when I say
that the odor of it was enough to turn my
stomach seven or'eight feet away.
"It's just like 'em, the hounds!" roared
the captain. "It's the beef they find fault
with, eh? Here, every mother's son, come
The men slowly obeyed, knowing that a
storm wa3 at hand. The captain picked
up the tub, held it out toward them, and
said, "Is there anything wrong with the
meat? Who says this isn't as sweet beef
as was ever placed before sailors? Who
is the man?"
For a minute not one of them answered
him. Then the man who had brought the
tub aft stepped out, made a respectful-sa
lute, and replied, "Captain Burrows, we
didn't find fault with yon, but with the
cook. The meat is so far gone that no
man aboard can eat it."
"Oh, it's bad, is it?" sneered tho captain,
as he placed the tub in my hands. "No
one can eat it, eh? Let's see about that?"
With his naked fingers he lifted up a
piece and bit off a mouthful and swal
lowed it. At that moment the mate ap
peared on deck, and the captain called:
"Mr. Berry, the men declare this meat is
unfit to eat. Come and taste it, and give
me your opinion ''
The mate came forward and tasted it. I
saw him wince as he chewed at the stuff,
but he bravely swallowed it down, and ex
claimed: "The best beef I ever saw
aboard a ship!"
"You whelps! You hounds! You gang
of lazy sojers, but I'll teach you to find
fault!"screamed the captain, as he threw
the tub at the nearest sailor; and then ho
dashed among them, followed by the
mate, and four or five men were knocked
down und kicked about in the most brutal
manner. Not ono of them made an at
temt at resistance, and they were not fol
lowed beyond the foremast.
"There: I guess they have had an intro
duction to me, and will know hereafter
how to brace their yards," chuckled tho
captain as he came aft. "I run this craft,
Mr. Carling, and I want every man
aboard to know it. I want no man in
the cabin who coddles the fo'castle. Why
didn't you knock the dog down when he '
came aft with the beef?"
Capt. Burrows,'' I replied, "I was never j
aboard of a vessel yet where the master j
would not listen to a complaint when re
spectfully and regularly set forth.",
"Oh, you weren't! And so I've got a
second mate who can teach me something.
How very fortunate 1 am! Let me say to
yop, sir, that you had better go slow. I
can break you and send you forward
among the men, and I'll do it if you givo
* me the slightest excuse."
I With that he turned and went below,
j In a little time the watches were named
P and sefc> and as I was ready to turn in the
? mate took occasion to observe:
"The old man is a little headstrong, but
It needs a strong hand over these fellows.
If once you begin to palaver with 'em
they'd demand cabin stores within a
"But the meat was horrible."
"Well, I've seen better; but they had no
business to kick up a row about it. They're
lucky to get meat of any sort."
I went below realizing that I had
shipped aboard a floating hell, and that
my position was a precarious one. As for
following the example of captain and
mate I would not, and if I was degraded
and sent forward?a matter which lay en
tirely with the captain?I had better go
overboard at once. Had the captain been
a just and mild-tempered man the mate
would have been under restraint. As the
captain had taken the lead and shown
that he intended to govern by kicks and
blows, the mate felt free to exercise his
brutal nature. Within half an hour after
I had left the deck he forced an excuse for
knocking one of the men down, and an
hour later he reported to the captain that
he had never sailed with such a gang of
During my night watch I saw and heard
enough to realize a feeling of deep indig
nation had taken hold of the crew, and
that it needed only another act of brutal
ity to incite a rebellion. The man at
the wheel invented an excuse to speak to
me and presently observed:
"Some of the men feel pretty sore, Mr.
Carling, and I hope they won't be driven
He did not finish the sentence, and
"Let them take their grievances before
the first American consul. There are
laws to protect the sailor as well as the
"But who of us ever saw those laws en
forced, sir? Jack is a dog at sea, and a
nobody ashore. The captain tells bis
story to the consul, and if Jack follows
after, he's more likely to be sent to prison
than to receive justice."
1 could not gainsay it, and I, as an offi
cer of the ship, had no right to encourage
a spirit of complaint. Sailor men will
stand poor rations and the most brutal
abuse so long as they are without a
leader. What had happened during tho
day might have been passed over and for
gotten had not the scenes been renewed.
The mate came on deck in bad temper,
and as my watch turned in he was abus
ing his for their tardiness in answering
the call, though I never saw a quicker
change on any craft. It happeued that the
man who had acted as spokesman in re
gard to the beef was the last one out of
the forcastle. It was no wonder for sev
eral of his teeth had been loosened and
one of his eyes closed by the blows, and he
was probably stiff and sore. As I went
down the companion I heard the mate
"Ah! you infernal skulker, but I'll cure
you of this! If you've come aboard this
bark to sojer and live on sweet cake, you
want to look out forme!"
I turned in sick at heart, now realizing
that there would be no let up on the part
of captain or mate to the end of the voy
age. It did not seem as it I had been
asleep half an hour, though in reality
three hours had passed, when some one
pulled at my arm, and a voice said:
"Mr. Carling, you are wanted on deck,
"\Mio is it?" I asked.
"It's me, sir?James Martin. Will you
come on deck at once?"
I knew that the man was a common
sailor, though I did not know any of them
by name as yet. I reached the deck a
minute behind him,. The bark was on a,
course.^but the breeze was very light. To
my astonishment I found most of the men
aft, and I was no sooner on deck than I
saw that something was very wrong.
"Mr. Carling," said the man who had
complained of the beef, and whoso name
was Johnson, "the Medway is in our pos
session. We have been driven to mut
"It can't be," I exclaimed, as I looked
But it is true, sir, and now we want to
know whether you are going to stand by
us or side with the captain?"
"Where is the captain:'"
Lying over there in the lee scuppers,
bound hand and foot, The mate went
overboard half an hour ago."
I walked over to where the captain was
lying. He was securely bound, but no
i harm had come to him as yet. He was,
however, in mortal terror, and as soon as
he set eyes on me he called out, iu broken
"Mr. Carling, for God's sake save my
life! Don't let them murder me in cold
As I looked from captain to mutineer,
"The mate was among us with a belay
ing pin, seeming bent on murder, and we
had to do for him. Then we reasoned that
wc might as well be hung for a sheep as a
lamb, and we secured the captain."
"Men, you have done a terrible thing!
Don't you know every ono of you will
swiug for this?"
"Wo want no preaching, Mr. Carling,"
replied Johnson. "What wo want to know
is, how you stand? The mate has gone,
and the captain must follow. If you will
navigate the bark for us, no harm shall
come to you. If you refuse, then v e shall
set you adrift. We've gone too far to back
-Talk to 'em, Mr. Carling," gasped the
captain, who was greatly broken down.
"Tell 'em that if they will spare our lives
they shall not be*punished for what they
have done. I give my word they shan't."
"What will you do with him:'-' I asked.
"Set him adrift in the yawl at day
"And if I refuse to navigate the bark?"
"You go with him, though we'd be sorry
for it, for you've used tho men right."
"What point do you wish to make?"
"The coast of Brazil."
"Will you all sign a paper to the effect
that I had nothing to do with bringing
about this mutiny, ^jund that 1 navigated
the bark under duress?"
"We will that!" they shouted in chorus.
"Very well, I will remain; but why not
keep the captain a prisoner iusteud of
sending him adrift?"
"lie must be pun.shed, sir," replied
1 argued with 'em together and sepa
rately, but it was no use. They had de
cided on a course, and could not be
swerved from it. Captain Burrows was a
cringing coward, lie begged, untreated
and sought to bribe, and when day Cully
bruke he hadn't the heart of a woman.
A man was sent aloft with a glass to sur
vey the sea, and when he came down and
reported the sea clear of sail the y;.wl was
lowered, a keg of water, some of the
spoiled meat, and a lot of wormy biscuits
were placed in it, and they were ready to
send the captain adrift. His cowardice
was so great that one could nut pity him
He had to be lowered over the side like a
bale of rags, and as his boat Moated away
he cowered down on the bottom, and
seemed Call into a stupor. When ha
was half a mile astern, Johuson called
every man aft and said:
"Now, men, Mr. Carling is to be our
captain, and he is to be promptly obeyed.
I shall be first mate, Peterson second, and,
though we berth in the cabin, you shall
have just as good food as we do. We will
now name the watches, and things will go
on as if there had been no trouble."
His word was not questioned. There was
no exultation, no lawlessness, no boast
ing. Every man was quiet and thought
ful. They had been wronged. They had
righted that wrong in their own way, and
were now sinply seeking to make a safe
escape. In twenty minutes after the cap
tain was set afloat you could not have told
that anything out of the routine had hap
pened. The decks were washed down,
breakfast prepared, and when things liad
been cleared away Johnson came down
into the cabin and said:
"Mr. Carling. how far are we out from
the Sandwich islands?"
"Not to exceed seventy miles."
"Very well; will you please give us the
course for the Paumotu islands."
"But I was going to alter the course to
run for South America."
"We don't want to go there. What I
said was to deceive the captain, for it's
likely he'll soon be picked up. We want
to run down to the Paumotu islands."
I got out the charts, gave him the
course, and followed him on deck. Every
thing was shipshape, the meu as respect
ful as you-please, and it was hard to real
ize that anything like mutiny and murder
had occurred. It seemed as if the very
winds looked upon the revolution with
favor, for the breeze hauled to our best
sailing point and sent us along hour after
hour and day after day until we were far
to the south of the Sandwich Islands.
I am telling you now what I afterward
swore to, that a better crew never trod a
deck. There was no wrangling, no drink
ing, and not the least indication of insub
ordination. When we came to overhaul
'the ship's stores we found four-fifths of
them as fresh and sound as any sailor
could ask for. The other portion must
have been put in by the captain on some
Near the line of the equator we had
light winds and calms for several days,
but finally got a slant which carried us to
the south until we got a holding breeze,
and one afternoon we sighted the islands
for which we had long been headed. The
group comprises fifty or more islands,
with those of the Society, Cook, and
Tabna lying just to the south. At this
day most of the islands are inhabited. At
that date only a few of them were, and
there were not above three or four ports
of call, mainly for the convenience of
whalers in want of vegetables and water.
The bark had planned to visit the Mar
shall, Gilbert, and Phoenix islands, lying
near the equator, and much nearer Hon
olulu, The Paumotu islands had been
selected by the mutineers because two of
them had once been wrecked among them,
and spent a year or more in leading a half
Before dark we had made a safe anchor
age, and, though the voyage was now
ended, discipline still remained as strict as
ever. That evening Johnson came down
to me and snid:
"Mr. Carling, the voyage is ended. You
have done as you agreed, and you must
admit that the men have been well-be
haved. Will you go with us to-morrow or
stick by the bark?"
"I must stand by the craft."
"'Just as you say, sir. This is a sheltered
spot, and we will leave you in good shape.
We shall take the long boat, some spare
sails, a few stores and other things, but
nothing to cripple the bark. Good night,
The next day the long boat was hoisted
out, and the men took some muskets, a
few hatchets, kettles to cook in, fishing
tackle, tobacco, pipes, and a keg of rice,
and finished off with ship stores enough to
last 'em for a couple of weeks. There was
over $2,000 in gold in the cabin, and as
Johnson knew it the others must have
known it as well, but not a man asked for
a dollar. It was 3 o'clock in the afternoon
before they were ready to go, and the last
two hours were spent in making every
thing snug. All the light sails were sent
down and put into the sail room, and
the others were carefully stowed.
The second anchor was dropped, and
the captain's dingey was hoisted out and
made fast alongside for my use if I wanted
to go ashore. Then every man signed the
paper I had drawn up, and as they went
over the side each one took my hand and
bade me good-dy. I n^ver saw one of
Six weeks later a Massachusetts whaler
discovered the Medway in her snug berth,
and, as she happened to have the crew of
a wrecked vessel aboard, I had no trouble
iu securiug a compliment of meu to re
turn the bark to San Francisco. The cap
tain, as was afterward learned, had
drifted two days before he was picked up
by a trading steamer, but he died several
days after his rescue. So far as I know no
steps were ever taken to overhaul the mu
tineers, as after my statements in the
courts pubiic sympathy was altogether in
their favor.?New York Times.
What on English Journal Slanglly Says.
Efforts are being made to create a reac
tion against the present rage for the gen
eral use of steel instead of iron. Com
menting upon the disastrous results of the
experiments to test the merits of some new
Krupp guns, several of which burst and
killed a number of gunners, the Manu
facturers' Gazette slaugily .says: -These
were steel affairs, liko the hull of the Ore
gon, which proved to.bo as brittle as pipe
clay. The Yankees have demonstrated
their ability to make iron guns that 'won't
bust," and that will give all the service
sieel guns yield, and cost about one-half
what '".eel guns do. Now, why not de
velop iron? Our leading investors in your
western railways are talking hereabout
that good old-fashioned iron rails outlast
the 'new-fangled' steel ones, and are light
ing 'tooth and nail' against buying any
more of tiie 'pesky things.' it was on a
compromise to settle this that that first
notable steel-rail order went abroad. Now,
let us have a good test of tlie big iron guns
the government officials have been fooling
; with at Sandy Hook the year past, and see
j if the best iron has not some virtue left
Steel is fashionable, that's what's the mat
; tor: ?Chicago News.
Koolitig-Tlied of Wood Pulp.
I!o >Jlng tiles are being manufactured of
Wood pulp, and by ;he use uf dilTemiit col
ored sands a variety of tints are imparted
to tiie tiles, rendering them capable of
producing pleasing effects in ornamenta
tion, i' is claimed that their lightness
obviates the necessity of heavy framing to
support the roof, while their toughness
protects them against blows, footsteps, ur
the act ion of frost. Pulp tiles are more
elastic than wood, and therefore lie closer
together and nails penetrate them more
easily and bind them more closely to their
beds than is the case with shingles.?Chi
Ceylon now claims to grow the finest
tea in the world.
RIGHT SIDE OF THE DOLLAR.
Fve lived sixty years in this frisky old
An' seen lots of changin' an tnrnin',
An' fifty of them, by the sweat of my brow,
My bread an' my butter been earnin'.
An' I've larned many things, in the way ol
hard facts |
(I never was any great scholar),
An' here's one for you. Whatever you do, I
Young man?an,'young woman, I'm warn
in' you too,?
Keep on the right side of the dollar.
No matter how much you* may want this
If you can't spare the money to buy it,
Dou't run into debt, or you'll quickly
That you ever were tempted to try it.
" ough your clothes may be white at the
seams, an' you find
?ough edges on cuffs an' on collar,
Jest wait to get new till the same you
Young man?an,' young womau, I'm warn
in' you too?
An' keep on the right side of the dollar.
Oh, the strifes an' the troubles that would
be, like weeds,
Cut down in their pestilent growin',
An' the blessin's, like beautiful fiow'rs,
In their stead would be constantly sowin' 1
Oh, the homes an' the lives that wouldn't
If all this plain precept would foller
That I lay down to you! Whatever you do,
Young man?an', young woman, I'm warn
in' you too?
Keep on the right side of the dollar.
* ?Harper's Bazar.
Novel Appliances of the Manicure.
"The work of the manicure Is very little
understood," said an "operator" to a re
porter. "There are many things of this
nature which people in common know
very little about. Now, here is one instru
ment which will interest you. Suppose a
person has a badly shaped nose; it is too
?broad. This little appliance is placed on
the organ and screwed up tightly. It
compresses the nostrils closely together
and tends to cause them to contract. A
person who uses it must sleep with it on,
and must breathe through his mouth."
,The appliance exhibited was made of
two pieces of metal, bent almost at aright
angle, and covered with white kid. These
two pieces were operated by two thumb
screws, and when placed on the nose they
could be tightly screwed up, so as to com
press that organ.
"Here is another appliance," remarked
the lady. "This is to be used by a person
whose ears project too conspicuously from
his head. Funny, isn't it!'"
This appliance wus a piece of steel bent
to the head und covered with white kid.
This fitted from the back of the neck to
the frontal bone. Attached to it, on either
side, was a spring strip of steel, to the
ends of which a double cross or little bars
were attached. These crosses, or bars,
covered the ears, and the spring pressed
them tightly against the head. The ma
chine is quite a substitute for a night
"Our customers," said the lady, "come
from the highest class of people, for this
treatment is a luxury. We are patronized
by actors and society people mostly, and I
think that they find great satisfaction in
their visits to a manicure?Boston Her
> Msu Prc-Emlnently a Cooking Animal.
We ar? told that among tho many epi
tWfe^hat have been bestowed upon man
to distinguish him from all other animals,
he lots been pre-eminently a cooking ani
mal?the only animal who cooks or pre
pares his food prior to using it (Lindsay).
There are many savage races of men who
use flesh and fruits in their raw state,
sometimesrven in a condition of disgust
ing putridity. Not only so, but they de
vour living animals, or flesh cut from liv
ing animals. Moreover, they tear flesh
with their teeth, after the manner of Car
nivora (Lindsay). Until the arrival of the
European the Australians knew nothing
about cooking or boiling food (B?chner).
The bushmeu of South Africa live partly
upon small birds, which they swollow un
plucked. Lizards are eaten raw by the
Digger Indians. The Veddas of Ceylon
live on wild honey, lizards and the flesh of
monkeys, deers and boars. Wild men and
wolf children of India tear and eat raw
flesh, gather and gnaw bones like dogs,
catch and swallow flies, bite the heads off
five fowls, lap water with their tongues.
Gerhardt :uys that they will pick up bones
and sharpen their teeth on them. Accord
ing to CoL Sleeman, a wolf child found in
company with a wolf delighted in raw
flesh and bones, putting them on the
ground under her paws like a dog.- Sarah
Milk Venders of the Canary Islands.
Another industry is that of milk venders.
Goats'.milk is used almost exclusively.
And instead of carrying the milk about in
gourds or in cans, the goats themselves
are driven into the town every morning,
and are milked in front of the parehaser's
door?he himself or his servant inspecting
the entire process. This certainly prevents j
the milkman from entering into silent
partnership with tho pump. Cows do not
suem to be used for milk, but are em- j
ployed very generally for draft. The yoke
does not take hold of the fore-shoulders as
with us, but are fastened to the forehead
just below the horns; so that the cattle
seem to bunt their load along rather than
to draw it. I understand that the gain in i
this ?ort of harness Is that thereby they ;
secure the strength of the neck as well as
that of the body. If they would hitch to;
the top of the horns they might get the
strength of those too.?Cor. Detroit Free
Wonderful Feat of a Swimmer.
A Uttle known record was broken when j
Finney, tho celebrated English profes- i
sional swimmer, remained under water I
four minutes twenty-nine and one-half
seconds. Only those who have themselves I
endeavored to keep immersed for a single I
minute can form any idea of the wonder- I
ful nature of the feat the Oldham swim- i
mer performed.?Detroit Free Press.
Cloths Made from Sydney Wool.
Some of the London tailors have been i
having cloths made of Sydney wool, and
intend to use them fur their most ex
pensive suits, as they are very durable.
Ton Mncli Gazing at Microbes.
Pasteur has looked through microscopes
so much that his eyes are seriously
affected, and his face curiously wrinkled
about them.?Parts Letter.
Plate-glass Insurance companies in New
York received last year $350,000 in premi
ums and paid nut $170.500 in looses.
The only ordained clergyman in con-;
gross is Representative Anderson, of
-She has the sweetest voice in England,"
people cay of Mrs. Oscar Wilde.
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uornelson's mammoth storXL/
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We haven large ami fresh stock of the
latest Styles and Patterns, ail of which
were selected with care. If yen need auj
thing like Clothing, along with the pretties)
Mock of HATS ever brought here. Call
at CORXELSON'S anil you will never
GILVl S 5'i AS.SBI J.Mn <?<?<>Its.
Such .1-. Neckwear, Jewelry, Collars,
Drawer.-, Undershirts and the celebrated
"Pearl Shirt," are leader- at CORNEL
Remember CORNELSON is head 'juar
tcrs for FURNITURE.
If you want HARDWARE, rcmcmbci
at CORNELSON'Sis the only place in town
where yen can supply every need anil
The best FLOUR, BACON, LARD,
CANNED GOODS, SUGARS, HAMS,
FINK '1 HAS, JAVA. RIO, l'EABERRY
and ROASTED COFFEE>, TOBACCOS
and everything in tin Grocery line L\
Charles! n iptotations, van he bad :;i COlt
? ??RN El S< >N S !>' ?M i> I'P ' -11>'. K
is worth liM.king at.
l! you need anything in HARNESS "t
SADDLERY li::e,c?l! o ? us
1 guarantee every sale made, i only em
ploy iir>t class men. who will serve my cus
ti mcrs as thev should be.
&E0. H. CORNELSON.
'Theodore x? nn>
tS NOW OFFERING UN USUAL AT
TEACTIONS AND GENUESE
BARGAINS FOB SPRING
AND SUMMER WEAR,
DRESS AND WHITE GOODS.
We display a grand collection of New
and Seasonable S'yles at prices lower than
in very large variety, and unequalled bar
gains are guaranteed.
in all the newest designs at prices that defy
j In all the latest Styles, at lowest ju ices.
j MATTINGS! MATTINGS ! MATTINGS!
[ In White, Red, Check and Fancies at very
! resonablc prices.
WINDOW CURTAINS, LA CR CUR
TAINS, RUGS, &U,
! in large asssortments
Call and see our large NEW STOCK.
The prices are light and we solicit your
STORMS Al CYCLONES.
HOME INSURANCE COMPANY,
OF 3iEW YORK,
ISSUES A TORNADO POLICY ON
in view of the frequent occurrence ot
\ disastrous Cyclones and Tornadoes, in sec
! lions of the country which have heretofore
j bcen'eoiisidered exempt from such storms,
I we deem this a fitting opportunity to call
' your attention to ;he fact that the HOME
; is now prepared to Issue its policies against
' losses from such disasters, at such rates, as
to be Within the reach of every property
DURING ONE YEAR !? TORNADOES
. OCCURRED IN VIRGINIA-12 IN
. NORTH CAFOLINA?22 IN SOUTH
I CAROLINA?33 IN GEORGIA?18 IN
ALABAMA?7 IN MISSISSIPPI?1 IN'
LOUISIANA?j IN TEXAS.
Losses siteh as the toil lowing, Were re
ToWN NEARLY DESTROYED?luU
[jyrji j)jy:< n?-?.'e??r,yt'f. jOTJSES
DEMOLl.-'iL:)-;<i bTILDlNGS DE
MOLISHED, LOSS OF PEOPEETY
--??u,mi?. Bl ILDINOS DESTROYED,
DAMAGE TO PROPERTY gl??,000.
The following extract from tlie Signal
Service I'.i v. v.'. ??:??.., iudicat. ? the im
portance of ?u< ii li.suranc.ij us i.? offered
!!ie HOME INSL'RANCK COMPAN V.
?'It is wcii . -': iiiip? --o'!< i > ' rluitruct
any buildin ;- ?' ?en mqli to completely
resist the extraordinary violence i!' tlu
.Tornado cloud; you can never expect to
save your buildings. The narrow "?If. < r
destruction rer.d is i'. praetii M - for a
whole state, t! rough Jn.-uianee Cots panics,
to bear the low that >xrursataiij <>::?? poini
General lusuram ?? is the v. isest |.? .*: y.
Z& DON' i WAIT I N'J IL'J UK NEXT
STORM SCATTERS YOUR IMIOI'ERTY
TO THE WINDS, KIT PROCURE A
POLICY IN THE HOME IXSUEAXCK
LO., NI-W . >RK. AGAINS'J TOR
NADOES, < V1 [.ONES AND WINii
STORMS. .JXO. A. I1AMILD ?N
Miiy 2?r Orangel nrg, -'. <'.
Pali hum! October V.U fSSo.
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1 e::am:. ' ' I.TIVA ?? the
?(?:,,. ,,<? Mr. !'?? ': !'??'?:?. imj. II ? ubivates
COTTON' ?? YK'iKTAPC'S ditr
?,.. Uu-iV , ??--wt!i wor!;i'!? ROTH
S1DKS ??: niaV.ts VI I IIP SA M K J IMP.
v >\\ itirro'v eott.in lictoie coming U]i
without jt-rii ' stjunl. U I - V r- ? 1 ?l-'l'or
throws dlii t'O : ? ? n :ues ns ma;. ' ? - ? I? ir
e?i. It simple, liurtiiiie, and a j/reat
lalKUXssivi'r. I-. lirst Premium at the
last State L' .'i'.r. Send I'wi descriptive circu
lar Trie, j.) ami Ireighl fron Colum
bia', s. C. "Addie-, JAS. H. FOWLES.
i Patent? e. Orange'' '? S. C.