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With swift and swelling boom.
The waves on the rock ran high,
And the rushing spray shot every way
Beneath the darkening sky.
The rock rose black and stern,
With a cruel pride roso he;
And every drop that touched his top
Ran shuddering back to the sea.
And far to the misty left,
And far to tisty right,
Each billow ran like a hunted man
With naught to stay his flight.
When there, at the distant south.
Where'the sky and the water cling,
A sail unfurled at the edge of the world,
Like agentle spirit's wing.
The night came quickly down;
The waves grew ebon black;
There pushed a gale behind th sail,
And sped her on her track.
Swiftly the fair ship came;
A stately thing was she.
"Come near, come nearl Your port Is
Chuckled the rock In the sea.
For her no warning voice;
For her no friendly bell;
Only the fright of the desert night,
And a laugh as if from hell.
She struc-6n is-traitor heart,
She reeled from the horrid shock,
And dQwowith her crew. cro half they
She sank at the foot of the rock.
And the rock rose black and stern.
With a flaunting front rose he;
And every drop that touched his top
Ran shuddering back to the sea.
.EoikIsa Morgan Sill in New Yoik Sun.
A LEAD PIPE CINCH.
"A dozen years ago, when I kept
inAdrian, "said theliverystable man,
"I had an xperience wich it gives
me a pain even yet to think of. A
fellow rode up to my door one after
noon and asked if I cared to buy the
horse he was on. The animal was a
seven-year-old dark bay, with no
blaze and only on.e stocking, in pret
ty fair'condition, but rough-his tail
and mane full of burrs. I found him
sound. He seemed gentle, and the.
chap only iNited $125 for him; npt
dear for such a likely looldng horse
for livery wo-k as prices'werethen.
"There ws nothing suspicious
about the ma. - He said he had been
teaching schobY back in the country,
and looked it.' The horse was taken.
for a debt, and' he had a regular bill
of sale for him. But the animal was
no inore good to him, because he had
had the khakes, was sick of the we't
and was.going back home to Massa
chusetts by.the cars from Adrian.
To cut it short, I got the horse for
100, .wih a -gbbd saddle and bridle
thx,)n in, and he went off on the
next +in east, as he said he would.
I had the horse cleaned up and was
well pleased with my bargain, espe-.
cially after I gave him a jog of a few
blocks'in harness and concluded he.
would be a mighty serviceable 'road
"The next morning two men, who
named themselves Sutherland and
Hutchinson, got off the train from
Detroit at Adrain, to sell county
rights for a new patent churn. They
wanted a horse to take them around
-amnong the farmers and I let -them
have my new roads?er. When they..
came back* iii'~the evening they en
gaged him for the..next day,..and I
was glad to see hehad not been driven
very hard. So -it went on three or
four days. Every morning they
drove him out, and in the evening
engaged him for the next day.. But
in sm der'ehirn, and talked
about giving up and going away dis
.couraged. I suggested they had bet
ter stay over to the county fair, which
was to open the next week, when
.--hey could show their churn to every
body in that part of Michigan, and
would be likely to do well.
"After a little talk the idea seemed
to please them, and they agreed to
stay. I posted them on where to get
their license and space, and hire a
tent and so on, fox' all of which thiey
thanked me warmly. Then they
concluded' they wduld have to hire a
horse totake.th.em out tothegrounds
and back, and maybe drive around a
bit, and they would engage the one
they had been using. They would
payfor him for every day, whether
they used hin or not, -only they stip
ulated thatlI was not. unader 'any cir
cumstances to let any one else work
him during the fair week.
-"Of course I. agreed to- that, and
one of them hantded mes $20 bill in
advance to bind the bargaih.. I
couldn't have violatedmy partfof the
agreement if I had wanted to, for
they took him away early every
morning and kept him until long
after dark, -but he never showed a
sign of hard work, so Ihad no reason
to complain. And they remarked,
"two or three times, what a comfort
it was to have the horse one was used
to and had learned to trust, particu
larly for a person who didn't pretend
to be much of a driver. Sutherland
always drove. He was a stout,
he'ilthy sort of a man. Hutchinson
was a little dried up looking chap,
Who said he didn't know much about
orses and was rather afraid of them.
"At our coentfy 'fiir-the same as
it is nowadays at pretty much ai
county fairs-the fat hogs and blood
ed cattle and patchwork quilts and
such like were just a good excuse for
horse racing-the only near home
chance the deacons had in the whole
year to do a little quiet betting pn a.
trot, and as ourzimanagers gave lib
eral purses they-used 'to draw good
stock and have. fine races.. So they
seemed to the public anyway, but the
fact was that there was a regular,
ring of racing men who had 'it 'al
fixed up among themselves to divide
the purses aid milk the public pock
ets by throwing the races. That was
all found out' afterward, -but not in
time to do any good.
"They had one mare of the Gold
Dust strain-Sultana they called her
-that could have won in every
event she was enterc:1 for if allowed,
but that was not their game and
there is no doubt she was pulled in.
the two mile 'trot,' best two out of
three, on the third day, letting a
black horse* named Nabob come un
der the wire, winner by a head.
'That evening Mr. Sutherland,
who had bet od Sultana and solaced
himself afterward with ihard cider,
accumulated quite a jag, and when
in a good mood for freeing his mind
met .up with a chap named Carter,
who owned Sultana. To Mr. Carter
he-confided in .a voice like a foghorn
his private impressib'n that the mare
was no good; thathlie was a cow;
that it was adead skin on an inno
cent public to match her. against a
real horse like Nabob, and. so on, i
such an aggravating way that final
ly he got Sultana's owner hot and
mad all the way through. To clinch
all the pant churn man swore he
was hiring by the day a common
livery stable plug that he would bet
could beat Sultana a one mile heat
anyway, and he pulled out a roll of
bills like a fat man's leg to make his
"To Mr. Carter, who was out for
the dust and meant business all the
time, that proposition seemed a pe
culiarly juicy piece of pie. He knew
well enough that his marc could beat
Nabob any day and at any distance,
and the idea of any fool matching a
common livery roadster against her
made him happy, especially for a one
mile heat, which was the surest thing
she had. The upshot of their wrangle
was that they actually made a match
for $500 a side, one mile heat, be
tween Sultana and my roadster, to
be trotted the next morning at an
hour when the track would be free
if they could get the managers' per
mission, and the money was~nt up
in good hands, safe to go to the win
ner. To get the inanagers' permis
sion the trot h'ad to be represented to
them as a bit of fun for a basket of
wine, just to teach a lesson to the
churn man, who was too brash for
his own good, and they thought it
would be quite a joke.
"A few minutes after the match
was made, Sutherland's partner in
the churn business wobbled into the
saloon where the horse talk was go
ing on, and he was full as a goat. He
seemed flabbergasted when he heard
and succeededinunderstanding what
had been going on, and the two part
ners hid quite a row, Hutchinson
calling his fat friend all kinds of a
fool for what he had done. But when
some outsiders interfered in the in
terest of the public peace, which
seemed liable to be broken, little
Hutchinson turned on them savage
as a mink, and swerving right around,
as a drunken man will,'he swore h6
would stand by his partner, whatever
his partner did was right, and he
would back his partner with every
dollar he had. Then he flashed up a
roll'of money, like the other chap's,
except that it seemed to have grown
up to maturity. There must have
been at least $3,000 up on each sidb
outside the stakes before the bluffing
and calling down came to an end,
and drunk as the churn men were
they. took'good care the money was
in solid, responsible hands.
"When the story of the match got
around the next morning. there was
a feeling of sadness in the commu
nity on account of all the churn
men's money being up with Mr. Car
ter and his friends, for it was felt
that those who had not got a piece of
io good a thizig had actually lost just
so much. 'But that cloud had a sil
ver lining. ~Two innocent looking
young chaps-students from Ann Ar
bor they said they were--strolled in
to the town to see the fair, and being
at the track when the trot was about
coming off simple mindedly put a
few dollars on my roadster.
"Well, people literally climbed over
each other to get at them,.offering
all sorts of -bds to grab a -share of
their pelf. They got three to one,
then five to one, and when the horses
'wefesboring as high as ten to ope.
It might have seezned strange, if any
body had thought - about it at the
time, how much money they had
being only students-and how ably
theyr. caught everybody's bet and
worked up the odds, but all said it
was justyouthfulpigheadedness that
made them act so and quoted wise
sayings about 'a fool and his money'
and 'more money than brains' and
"I didn't have a cent up. When
Sutherland brought the horse home
after the match was on, he didn't
seem to me even a little bit drunk.
He told me what was up, offered to
deposit the value of the horse as se
urity he would not be harmed and
said he would give mne $100 if he won
and $50 anyway, so I told him it was
all right so far as I was 'concerned,
but I was sorry he was going to lose
his money. Ho sort of smiled, but
then seemed to recollect himself and
sighed, remarking that 'it couldn't
be helpednow,' but he wished Iwould
let Hutchinson stay in the stable that
night with the watchmpan, to seethat
o barm came to the horse, because
he didn't trust those racing men
"I knew of course that Carter and
is gang had too sure a thing for it
to be'worth their while to drug the
horse, even if they had the chance,
but humored him, and Hutchinson
staid. For a man who didn't know
much- about horses, the way he
rubbed that roadster down and
bathed his legs, fed him, tested his
shoes and so ot was really surpris
ing. A queer soi-t of feeling floated
into my mind, not exactly suspicion,
but the biggest uncertainty I ever
felt, and I concluded I wouldn't bet.
And the next morning, when I saw
it was Hutchinson and not Suther
land who took the reins, and that he
suddenly looked like a driver from
way back, I was quite satisfied-that I
hadn'tbet any, though .I could not
say why. I just said nothing to any
"Well, the trot came off. My liv
ery plug went away from Sultana at
the quarter; was two good lengths
ahead at the half; at the three-quar
ter .the pace was so hot for her that
she broke and went up into the air,
nd by the time her driver got her
own again to a square gait she was
too far behind to even save her dis
tance. You never saw such a sdene
of dismay in your life. The pdulic
owled and gnashed its teeth. My!
ow folks did swear that day ! As
for Carter, he was just wild; swore
it was a put up job, said the horse
was a ringer, and demanded that all
bets should be declared off. But the
churin- men proved the honesty of
their position easily enough by me,
and the bets were paid.
"Mr. Sutherland didn't waitto close
up his churn business. He just left
it. He' and his partner, after giving
me the $100 he had promised, took
the next train for Detroit. And the
two college students left at the same
time, seeming satisfied with the fair.
And most of the currency of Lena
wee county left by that train.
"I felt 10 feet high that night and
wouldn't take $10,000 for my road
ster. In fact, Irefused $5,000. Inmy
mind's eye I had a world beater, one
to take out on the grand'circuit and
win everything with it.
"But along in the forenoon of the
ext day, an Indiana sheriff from
~arshall county, I think, if I re
member right, came to town looking
or a stolen horse and found him.
Yes, you've guessed right; it was my
roadster. The owner of the horse
The bill of sale, in his name, which I
had, was a forgery. Proof was clear
and I could do nothing but give up.
The owner was square enough, how
ever, to give me back the hundred I
had paid to the thief, so that on the
whole transaction I was $140 ahead
and had no right to complain.
"About a month afterward the
facts came out, and Carter had been
right. There was a put up job, and
the pretended churn men, the stu
dents, the thief, the real owner of
the horse-and the sheriff, too, I
guess-were all in it. Hutchinson
was one of the best drivers in the
land and had trained the horse, so the
gang knew they had'a cinch on Sul
tana, but to work it so as to get all
out of it that was possible they had
to play their comedy in the fine way
"The horse was one with a reputa
tation already, and as he had a blaze
face and three white stockings his
marks would have given him away
away if he had not been.neatly dyed,
and the dye would have worn or been
washed off if they had not so engi
neered things as to keep him practi
cally in their possession all the time
I nominally had him. To renew his
color and maintain him in good rac
ing form, ready for a big effort, was
easy enough the way they arranged
matters, and they played their game
through from start to finish without
a fault, the effezt thereof being per
fect in the nature of what I now
hear spoken of as a lead. pipe cinch
on the boys."-Philadelphia Times.
WHOLESALE SHIPPERS OF
rresh 'Nh of all Zins 07tn hs
Our regnlir season for -sbipnents of
fte-h fish (packed in ice) being now open,
we are prepared to ship you any desired
quantitv. Charleston is the only market
south tlat cun offer a large variety of fish,
and, being situated on the ocean, where
they are canght, must.be fresh. We solicit
22 AND 24 MARKET ST., CHARLESTON, S. C
OC3 % MTT-- -i
If so, buy the
The best stone
Moore County Grit, for grinding
corn ; requires less dressing ; gives less
trouble ; makes better meal, and cost less
money than any mill in the world.
Next is our
* The only mill in the
gBi Mlill world that will, in
one operation. take rough rice. hull, clean
and polish it rcady for market or table.
Plantation and Other Saw Mills.
Bottom Factor'y Prices.
Y. C. BADH AM
- GENERAL AGENT,
oorwmoaA, s. &.
C. 0. L ESLIE,
wHOLESALE AND) RETAIL.
COMMIssION DEALER IN
Rsh Packed. foVC untry Orders.a.Specially
No chaiges for packing. Send for price
list. Consignments of country produce are
respectfully solicited. Poultry, eggs, etc.
.-Stalls Nos. 1 and 2 Fish Market.
Office. Nos. 18 and 20 Market st.,
east of 1ay. . . . -
CHIA RLESTON, S~. C.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS.
DAMON LODGE No. 13
.- 4 meets every first and third
~,Thorsday nights. Every
,member requested to at
- -tend re niarly and prompt
ly. Visiting brothere al
' - J. II. ianZL;ft, C. C.
- O . E.-Wi>.an.
4 / K.of R.&. S.
ALWAYS ON HAND AT
The Well-Known and Reliable
DRUG STORE OF
r, W. M.Brockintlen
In addition to a full and complete
stovk of drugs, Medicines and
Chemicals, we keep a complete
And the thousand and one things
usually found in every first-class
and well-regulated drug store.
MANNING, S. C.
Seventh Annual Session Begins
September 2nd, 1895.
Cour.a's: Prunary, intermediate, high
s-oo and collegiate.
l.:en er..i :igh' r mathomatics reqaired
E. J. BROWNE, Principal.
ls. E. Divis, Chairman Board.
: .I BT T LSecoretary and surer.
. WE ARE READY !
Our Fall Stock Is Now Complete.
'We are prepared to show the largest and best variety we have ever carried.
IN DRY G OODS Our purcbases in this line were made on the basis of 5 cent cotton, and will
be sold accordingly. Among the bargains in this department will be found
100 pieces standard prints at 4 cents per yard. -100 pieces zephyr ginghamis, equal to toil de nords,
at 6 1 4c. One case bleach, 5c, well worth 6c. One case 4 4 bleach, 6c, good value at 8 1-3u.
We have a complete line in a'l the newest styles and
CAPES! CAPES! CAPES colors. We particalarly invite your attention to our
line at $2.50 and $3.00. These were bought at a sacrifice sale for spot cash, and without doing any
injustice to our competitors, feel justified in asserting that they cannot be uuplicated for less than fifty
per cent in excess of our price.
SEE FOR YOURSELF AND 13 CONVINCED !
Our $1.50 and $1.75 lines will also bear close inspection.
We are showing some nobby effects at $5, $7.50 and $10.
flnrn~' -.WILIL BE FOUND
Our line of Ca[pels, Rugs and Malings VERY COMPLETE
We have made some improvements in our store, which has enabled us to carry a more complete line
line in this department than ever before. We will sell you a good Clay Worsted at $5; an All
Wool Cheviot, in round, square-cut or double-l)renst'd, at 86.50.
We believe we have justly earned the reputation of being the Cheapest Rouse in this City
in this line, and we are fully pr-spared to sustain it this season.
HS- E You are doubtless aware of the unprecedented -
advance in this line. We afa pleased to state S H O E
most of our stock was bought at old prices. Our 5 H '
women's Dongola at $1.50 (every pair warranted) are good value. Our line of men's goods, made by
L. M. Reynolds & Co., of Brookton, Mass., will be sold at last year's figures.
In Our Line of Groceries, Crockery, Glassware and Tinware
You will find an excellent assortment for household and table use.
O'DONNELL & CO.,
STMTeren. S. co.
NEW YORK HAR DARE I
A UNNIN.G, S. C.
Do not fail to call and look over-onr
stock. To look is to buy.
IF YOU WISH A ff4T rii
Beco1Ring Styles and Sensible ShapEs . To Our Clarendon Friends:
PRICES REASONAllLE~ eaenwpeae oofrlwrpie hnee.Cl rwiefrwa
Yon can nov:r be in touch withar Nreelin -
York as our goods comne to us.il,~
direct from that city.Pits cwLo
Our endeavor is to keep an Hres adeRbe n llig eteEc
Great bargains in guns, pistols, etc.
We carry a complete line "oHaqatr o odr ht n hls(ok n mt)
Velvets, Egn upis etn.ec
Feathers, Flowers,---**-- -
Other Trimmings. Tl
Wealso carry Ty,~~aESO T R
Hen's and Boys' Underwear
Hasand Caps.SU TRS.C
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Light Running TELV HESOE
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A l.L 1'SELLINOA AND MLKING
Im esesoc.ad p ie rad tati, bfoethris.
You will savhmoneywoakyor shogenelaly making you she pr-n
uces theseMtroubles.emryait'andWyoueli ThTOB
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LrgestDepIMelll Store 1ith Stale
Arc constantly in the
mnarket, and we are
daily receiving the
of Foreign and
THE TIME HAS COME WHEN YOU
Must think about Fall and Winter Goods.
We want you to connect these thoughts with our
Stock and Store.
OUR PREPARATIONS FOR FALL
Business have been made on a very generous scale.
With a view of offering buyers the utmost latitude of choice
in styles and prices,
WE NOW SUBMIT OUR STOCK,
which represents oar taste and judgment, to the critical test
(-f publ'c opinion, and hope to hear your foice in the
- reneral velict.
WE LAY SPECIAL STRESS
Upon the good qnality of our goods, as we aim to keep
the bect of every grade and kind.
WE CAN RECOMMEND OUR STOCK THIS SEASON
with that earnstness and candor that only comes from a positive
knowledge that it is above criticism in quality and style.
Equally desirable goods will not
be duplicated elsewhere during
the season at our prices,
WE RESPECTFULLY ASK
An examination of our goods. We shall not importune
any one to buy, feeling sure that if our stock will not
make buyers, nothing we can say will win customers.
We hope that it will be
as much pleasure for Mail orders will
you to see us as for receive prompt attention.
us to show goods.
J. RYTTENBERI & SON,
N. W. Corner Main and Liberty Streets,
New York office : 192 West Broadway.,S. ,
CLARENDON'S HEADQUARTERS IN SUMhTEG
For Honest Goods and Popular Prices Is
FALL OPENiNG. -
Elegant Goods and Most Splendid Attractionb
InvestigaLte the golden opportunity our new
stock all'ords. We simply ask you to come
and see our goods, assuring all that they
will find the highest grades and uniform
prices. Our new goods must be seen to be
appreciated. Samples sent on application. .3
8 The argest assortment of Dress Goods
i U U u everbroghtto this city now open for your
inspection. This line includes the newest, latest and most correct
styles in cheviots, Scotch effects, two-toned silk and wool, Eniglish
covert cloth, with smoother weaves, black and domestic dress goods.
Shoes for Men. Shoes for Ladies.
Shoes for the Little Ones.
Shoes for Kisses. Shoes for Boys.
In this department will be found laces, ladies'
Noiosand gents' handkerchiefsin lace, silk and cotton,
in all sizes, colors and styles, and at the lowest prices; ham burgs,
thread, needles, pins, soaps in all the latest styles and fashions;
hair-pins (plain and fancy), perfumes, towels, white and colored bed
spreads, doylies and hosiery for men, ladies and children, in all
styles, colors and sizes, and at prices to suit all; underwear, hats
(trimmed and untrimmed) ior ladies and misses, all the newest and
best designs; velvets, satine, ribbons, and many other notions..
Low-Priced Clothing for Men, Boys and Children
Best Flou~r. Best Bacon.
Best and Cheapest Canned Goods.
our storn y our beaslquanrters. Polite and at
tentive salesua-u alw.ays in attendance. No
troul-le to show gos Ca.ll and examine our
goodls and prices. l.cfo.re purebasing elsewhere.
COime early nd avoid the rush. . . .
Highest Prices Paid for Cotton.
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