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"Do thou Groat Liberty In?pire our Souls and inako our lives in thy [possession happy, or our Deaths Glorious iii thy Just Defence."
BENNETTS VILLE, S. G., JANUARY 31, 1890.
Capo Fqar and Yadlsin Vallov Ri B.
Ooutlouscd TMino Tablo No. 14.
2rains moving North.
Pant and Mail. Freight and Pam.
4 2 J a m Lonvo bonnet tsvillo Cl & a in
6 35 a itt Arrivo Maxton 8.35 a in
6 45 ii ni Leave Muston j 0.25 a m
7 36 a m Arrivo Fayottovillo 2.06 p in
fi 00 a m Loav? " 0 00 a in
0 62 a in Arrivo Ranford 12 65 ? tn
10 IO,a. ni Lcftvo Sanford 2 16 p in
1 20p m Arrtvo Greensboro ? 00 p in
1 45 p tu Loavo. " 0 20 a in
'6 50 p ni, , Arrive ?lt. Airy 6 00 p in
No. 1-UronUfast at Fayottovillo,
Dinnor at Greensboro.
Trait*: moving Suv.ih.
Pius, ami Moll. Frolght and Acoom
8*35 a ru Lonvo Mt. Airy 6 80 a m
7 30 a in Arrive Greensboro 1 15 a m
10 0'5 a tn Lcavo Greensboro 7 00 ft tn
1 40 p tn Arrive Sanford I 25 p ra
2 00 p tn Lon ve Sanford 2 15 p ni
3 55 p tu Arrivo Fnycttovillo 5 25 p ni
4 JO p m Leave Fnyottcvillo 7 45 a ni
0 02 pin Arrivo Maxtor. 12.30 pm
6 15 pm Leave Maxton 1 05 p m
7 25 p in Arrivo HcnneUsvillo 3'40pm
Passenger and Mail Southbound break
. ast nt Groonsboro and dinnor atSanford.
Factory Branch.-Freight <fc Passenger.
THAIN MOVING Nortrn.
Ltcr.vo Mlllboro 7.26 a m
Arrivo O roohsboro 0.00 a m
hmo Greensboro 10.10 a in
Arrivo Madison 12.30 p m
THAIN MOV1NQ ROUTH.
Lonvo Maddon nt 1.30 p ni
Arrivo Oroensboro 8.56 p in
Loavo GrooiiHboro 4.25 p ru
Arrivo Millbero 0.10 p m
Passengor and Mall Train runs dally oxcopt
Freight and Accommodation Train- runs
from Poiinottsvil'o tn Fayetteville Tuosda/s,,
Thursdays and Saturdays; From Fayetteville lo
HcnnottfvMlo on Mondays, Wednesdays and
Fridays; from Fayetteville to Greensboro on
Mondays, Wodnosdays and Fridays; from
Greensboro to Fayottovillo on Tuesdays, Thurs
days and Saturdays; from Groonsboro to
Ml. Airy on Mondays, Wodncsduya and
Trains on Faotory and Madison Branohos
run dally oxcopt Sunday.
W. E KY Li!,
Gen. Pass Agoht.
J. W. FRY,,
Atlant io Coast Line.
mm T.astovr TL R. of. S.O.
TRAINS OOINO SOUTH.
Dated Jan. 13th, 1890.
No.lil No.'27 No.23
A. M. A. M. 1'. M.
fO.OO ?t.86 ?1086
10.10 2.20 11.-10
10.37 2.60 12.12
10.37 2.?0 12 12
12 301 6.00 2.11
I'. M.IA. M. A. M.
Train on C. .t O. R. lt. connects al Floronco
with No. 23 Tm in.
TIIA.INS OOINQ. NORTH.
No 00 No fit) No 78
A. M.I I?. M A. M.
*4 10 +4 00 ?12 25
0 08I 5 ll 2 15
fl 03 6 111 2 50
ll 10 li 10 3 12
7 30 7 -10 1 20
Nol4 No 62
C. M.iA. M
* Daily. I" Daily except Sunday.
Train No. 60 connects at Floronco with
train on C. A D. It. It. for Clieraw, S. O
and Wndosboro N. C;
No. 52 run through to Columbia via
Central lt. It. of S. C.
NOB. 78, 66 and ?4 rim solid to Wil
mington, N. C., making o?ono connection
with Wi & W. It. It. for nil points north
Florida Special Vestibule Train No. 501
IcavcH Wilmington 2,10 n. m., Tuesdays,
Thursdiiya and Satureday?, arriving at
Ashley Junction 9 05 a. m,
Mondays, Wednesdays a n d Fridays
Florida Special Vestibule Train No. 500
leaves ChnrlcHton northbound 5.44 p. m.,
arrives nt Wihniogtou 12 50, midnight.
J. It. KENbY, JNO. V. DIVINI5,
Aa.s't Gen'l Manager, Gun'l Supt.
T M. EMERSON, Gen'l Taso. Agt.
WADKSOORO*. N. C., SPECIAL.
DAI nv EXCEPT SUNDAY.
North bound. South bound.
Charleston I 00 p. ni. WndcBboro' 0.00 a. ni.
Lano's p. m. Chornw 7.30 a. m.
Floronco 8.10 p.m. Floronco 0.00 a. in.
Onoraw 0.41 p. in. llano's 10.37 a. m.
Wndosboro' 11.00 p. m. Charleston 12.30 p.111
Curs run through between Chnrloslon ?nd
Wadosboro'. Those trains inako close connec
tion at Wndosboro' with Hast and West bound
Pa?songor trains ovor tho Carolina Central
Ti M. EMERSON, Gen. Pass. Agt.
JOHN F. DIVINK, Gon. Supt
. W. J. STEWART,
W lion yon wish an easy shave,
As good ns barber ever gave,
Just oall on mo at my saloon,
At momintr, evo or noon;
I cut nod dress tho hair whit grace,
To suit tho contour of thc taco.
My room is neat and towels clean,
Sensors sharp and razors koon.
And everything I think you'll lind
To snit tho fu 06. a nd,, pica so ibo inind
And all my'?rt and skill can do
Jf you just cull, I'll do for you.
NORTH MARLBORO CIRCUIT APPOINTMENTS FOR 1890.
Hov. J. h. Ray, P. 0.
Bbouczcr ll u. m. Shilo 3 30 p. m.
?ak G rovo 11 a. m. Now Hopo 3.30 p. in.
Shilo ll n. bi. Ebenezer 3.30 p. m.
Now Hopo 11 a. ni. Oak Grovo 3.30 p, ra.
Pleasant Hill ll a. m., on Saturday bo
(bro tho second Sunday and ll a; ra , on
UHICII1S VI Ut CIRCUIT APPOINTMENTS FOR 1800.
Bethel Island 3d Sundny ll a. tn,
Antioch Isl and 3rd Sunday 3 p. tn.
Hoykiu 2nd and 4th Sunday lin.m.
Brccdeh'8 Chapel 2d and 41 h 3 p. ra.
Thc new year begins at Boykin and
Hreedeu's Chapel 2nd Sundny in Decem
ber, o. M. BOYD, v. 0
APPOINTMENTS FOR BEHHETTSVULE CIRCUIT.
KUV. W. n, KIllTON, v.o.
Beauty Spot, 2nd and 4th Sundny ll a. m.
Smyrna, 2nd and 4th Sunday 3 p. lu.
Pine Grovo, 3rd nod 1st Sunday ll a, ra,
MeColl, 3rd and 1st Sunday 3 p. ra.
APPOINTMENTS FOR BLENHEIM CIRCUIT,
UKV. J. A. FOUTEtt P. 0.
Hebron }ti and 3rd Sunday, at lia ra.
Ebenezer hst mid 3rd Sunday at 3 p. m.
Parnassus 2nd ?nd 4ih Sunday ot Ila. ra.
/non 2nd and 4th Sunday at 3 p. in.
MKTHOOIST-Hov. J. W. Dahl?j, Pastor
Sundny School 3.510 p. m. frenching ut
11.00 a. m., and<7.0u p. m. Pra/or-iuoct
lng Wednesday afternoon nt 4 o'clock.
Supt. S. S., Ei M. (Jarllslo.
BAPTIST-Hov. It. N. Pratt Tastor
broaching 11.00 a. m., 7.00 p. ra. Sunday
School ovory Sunday muming nt 0.00
Prayer mooting Thursday evening, at 4.00
a'clock. Supt. S. S., C. li. Jordan; ,
FKKSUVTKMA??-Hov. Wi B. Corbett,
pastor. Preaching at 10:30 a. in. and 3.30
D. ra. Sunday School at 0.30 A. M. Pray
er-meeting on Tuesday afternoon at 4.00
o'clock. Supt. S. S., T. E. Dudley.
MAJEtLJJOllO ?HAPTBII No. 80, R. A. M.
Meets at Clio on Friday, on or after
each full moon, at 3 o'clock in the altcr
noon, J. C. DUN HAR,
M. E. H. P.
J. E. MCLEOD, Secretary. ,
EUREKA LODGE, 110.43, A. F. M., ADAMSVILLE,
Oonvon?s jach ??alunluy i.flfcrnor.n liofuvo
tho full moon, nt I o'olook.
fi, H. EASTEiu.ino, W. M.
W, J. A damp, Soorctary.
AURORA LOQUE, NO. 33, A. F. M. CLIO,
Meei? Saturdny on or aftor onoh full moon
nt 3 o'oloulc, p. m.
JOHN MANNINO, W. M.
13. T. Cov INO TO .N f Secretary.
MARLBORO LODCE HO. 88, BENHEiTSVIllE.
Convenes onoh Friday evening on or boforo
tho full moon at 8 o'clock.
O. S. MCCALL, W. M.
T. I. Hogers, fjcorotary.
BRUNS LODCE, NO. 18, A. F. M. PARNASSUS,
Moots Sntuidny on or boforo onoh full moon
at 3 o'olook, p. in.
W.n. ALFORD, W. M.
C. B. Rogers, Soorctary.
THOS. K. DUDLKY. 1IOPK If. NKWTON.
TfJtvUDLEY Si NEWTON,
jy/ Attorneys and Counselors at Law,
BKNNE-ITSVILI.E. S. C.
Will pruotico in tho Courts of the
Fourth Circuit and in the United States
Courts. ' (Feb. 14, '80.
npowNSEND & MCLAURIN^
JC, Attorneys at Law,
BKNNiyrrsvir.r.K, S. C.
?ST Office ovor J. V, Evoictt's Store
rOWNSBND & MOLAIMUN & POLLOCK,
Attornoys at Law,
Oiiernw, S. C.
AflOHNKV AT IiAW,
J? e n n c t t s v i 11 0 , S . C .
KNOX LIVINGSTON. KDWAHD M'lVKIL
LIVINGSTON & Mel V I?)ll,
Attorneys at Law,
Gherav, - - So. Ca.
m W. BOUGHT IOU,
?A> 0 Attorney ut Law,
ll c 11 n 0 11 N v i I I c , S . G
8&5~Oflico on Darlington St., wost of
the Gonn Gomm.
? Attorney nt Lnw,
B c n n 0 t t s v i 1 1 e, S . 0 ?
J&Sy Oflieo in tho Court Mouso-front
room on thc right.
O G. W. SlIIPP,
Attorney nt Law,
Ghoraw, S. C.
Will praclicc in the Courts of Ches
terfield and Marlboro Counties.
Xi A, Attorney i.t Law and Trial Justino,
Bonnott?villo, S. C.
Prompt ntteniion given to tho collec
tion of oluiins. Agricultural Liens fore
??ft E. DUPLKY,
X . COMMISSIONKR OF AFFIDAVITS
For tho Stnto of North Carolina.
jJ6y*Cnll on him at Bennettsvillo, S. C
im UP AND DOING.
Sow, though (ho rook ropol theo,
In its cold and berilo pride,
Some cleft there may hu riven, ^
Where tho little -ced may hide.
Fonr not, for some will flourish,
And though tli3 tares abound,
Liko tlio willows hy tito waters
Will tho hcattcrcd seed bc found.
Work whilo tho daylight lastoth,
t Jiio tho shndos of night como on,
Kre tho Lord of tho vineyard cotuolh
And thc laborer's work is done;
Watch not tho clouds above thee,
Lot tho wild winds round theo sweep;
(Jod may the seed-time give theo,
Hut another hand may reap.
[ Written for tho Marlboro Democrat.1
uiiiliuu nfll o mumu?u
A Temperance Story.
BY "DILSEY DINKS."
[Copyright, IS90 ]
GRANNY NAR'? RELKASU;
:.y . . ? . , '.i j ?
Walter was getting worse daily.
Iii tempor?neo with its mighty oc
topus-like claws hugged him in
hoi' cl HO embrace, timi the result
was a man so changed in disposir
lion and manner, not td say per
sonal appearance, that his best
friends would not have recognized
him had they not watched his
gradual descent, and foreseen that
this WHS tho inevitable result.
Tho Bible truly says, "As ye
sow, so shall'yo reap," and Wal
ter's lifo was no exception to this
groat, majestic and universal law
Ho was no longer tho genial,
sun ny-tempered young mun he
once was, but was sullen and
morose. The shadows in his con
duct had now no bright, silvery
linings of kindness and generosity
to relieve their sombro hue.
His onco finn, quick step had
changed tc xMtiC'?"og gait ; Ivis
form was no loh^,. e>oct and man
ly ; his _o?C8 wereJ^owing (L^ll.
and l?streles?-oven his laughter
was forced and mit thiess.
Ho had now begun to sadly neg
let his daily work, and his bro til
ers felt that should he not soon
change for the better ho would re
?oive Iiis discharge from the fouu
dry-tho only wonder was that he
had boen retained so long. Once
each month, if not oftener, ho got
on a protracted "spice ;" at other
times he seldom came home until
after midnight-frequently in ti
s ta te of beastly intoxication-mak
ing tho night hideous with his
drunkou revelries. Yet, my reader,
"Rovllo bini not-tho Tnrnntcr bath
A ?mim for nil ;
Anil pitying toar?, not ?corn anil wrath,
Rent his fifi! ! '
This sud, deplorable state of
affairs existed a long while-so
long in fact that, with the excep
tion of Mrs. Harvest and "Granny
Nap," tho entire family became
disgusted with Walter.
Pat thought a "homeopathic
treatment of tho caso succeeded
by a neat coat of tar and feathers
might bo beneficial ;'' Robert that
"complete isolation with nothing
to read" would bo botter; what
William thought no ono knew
he only grew graver and more pre
occupied than was his wont.
.But it was as '"Granny Nap"
had so often said, "In God's own
time, and in God's own way."
In her humility, the thought
that she would be the instrument
of arresting Walter's erring feet,
and of bringing him for tlio first
time to a realizing souse of lits
dtity as a man, never entered her
?She loved and prayed more-if
that wero possible, and-"waited
on tho Lord."
* -X- # * #
"An angel visited tho ? eon
earth" and "Granny Nap's" trust
ing soul was boroo on wings of
love to Him whom she had served
so long and so faithfully.
"Granny Nap dead?" "Yes,"
said Walter's mother to him, as
she met him at the door about day
break in tho morning, "And sho
died, my precious son, praying for
you. Then sho left him with his
Ho looked at tho calm, peaceful
face, tho meekly-folded hands
hands that always before this had
been strotched out to him in a
glad, loving Welcome-and ho was
"Granny Nap dead I"-over atid
over again ho repeated these
words, as if to force tho sad truth
homo to his heart.' How vividly
ho recalled her great, unsoliish
lovo for lura ; and tho thought
cunio to add groato" poignancy to
his grief-how cou!?.' ho over have
given her tendor, loving heart so
m ooh sorrow I
His lovo for his grandinothor
had boon tho groatest love of his
life, and he. had been lavish in his
affectionate caro of her. Never in
his most dissipated moments had
ho boon cross or rudo to "Granny
Nap"-ho was so glad to romom
bor that now.
Nothing had como botweon
thom until tho lovo of strong
drink took possession of him.
Time and again, aftor ho had re
covered from tho offoots of ono ol
his drunken revelries, ho would bc
so deeply touched by ber look ol
mingled sadness and loving re
preach-though she spoke never n
word-that ho would promiso him
self that for "Grnnny'a sake" he
would "turn over a now leaf."
But if tho "loaf" was turned
it wns only darkened by his owr
hideous sin, and nu?o blurred bj
tho bitter tears of his loved ones
than tho previous ono had been
Much as lie professod to love
.'Granny Nap," ho had not hut
sufficient manly courage to resis
tho allurements so inviting!;
ollbred weak mortal.! like Itimsel
by Intemperance and her allies
evil associates and tho giblet
And now sho was dead ! Hi
bitter anguish and remorse conk
not unseal tho closed oyes or un
lock tho clasped hands; his vow
of repentance would .,0t now thril
tho dear, old heart with delight
"Oh, if I'd only como to my sense
sooner!" ho cried, bitterly weep
Kneoling hy the sido of "Gran
ny Nap," whose face, oven i
death, wore a "gloaih of celestiii
light," ho wept bittfo.i; tears of soi
row and repentance -pleading io
gt veness for tho pnt>' nud help fe
He meditated lour; and earnestl
-no doubt tho first .iorious morfitt
fcion ho had allowed-h jmsolf. Ul
sparingly ho bared bis heart to th
merciless knife of Odufc. physio'ia
v'h?ilX-bo.Ibu!,n)>* dreaded au
with whom he would have rib ir
tercourse-Conscience. If the opi
ration ca U RO d him much pain ll
bore it unilinchingly.
Walter left tho house and wi
seen by tho family no more unt
"Granny Nap" was carried to lu
earthly resting place-a coo
shady spot, under a great willov
where she had often sat with Wa
ter when lie was an innocent chili
The funeral services were, r
she had requested, and in koo pin
with the simplicity of hor lit
without tho "pomp and vanity" 1
the world. With no other servi?
than the simple, appropriate an
grandly beautiful liturgy of tl
church of which for nearly half
century sho had been a devoi
memhor-the remembrance of lu
consistent lifo her only se run
(tho most effective and power!'
that could have boon preached)
she was laid to rest.
There we leave her, where t,j
last rays of tho sotting sun touc
es, with a lingering kiss, oa<
ilowor and leaf-pausing longe
methinks, upon dear "Gram
.?Rest comos ftt longth, though lifo bo long r
Tho <111 >? must diuvii,nnd tho darksuino ni
bo pa't ;
All jen moy s end in welcome to tho weary.
And heaven, tho hoivrt'u true homo, 1
cunio at hist."
(To bo continued.)
X Pri'/.o for Oo!or?<l ft'nrinci
C. lil. Be thea, colored, who
well known in the lip por part
tl ic county for his industry a
energy, with a number of 6tl
colored men, have agreed lo of
a prixe of $20 to tho colored far
er who makes the most corn oh
aero this year. All who intend
compete must send their names
him ns soon as possible. Ni
full when tho crop is gatherer
certif?cate from three disintcros
men setting forth that they ht
measured the land and corn m
be also sont to linn. .Both ca is
honest man and will pay tho pi
promptly next lall. His addi
is Dillon, B. 0.-Marion Star.
-.- - ?<?>?.
Thomas N. Chapman, who d
recently in Newark, N. J., Iel
wilt by which he loft all his ]
porty, valued at $150,000, t
niece, not only disinheriting
wifo and child, hut by a clause
his will prohibiting thom from
tending his funeral.
Is n tonio nod un nppotlzor and a sa
euro for eli i Hf! and fovor, dumb aguo
malaria as thousands will tostify.
A 8ueccMMful Vuimcr.
MK. F. H. BARBER TELLS WHY SOME
PEOPLE DON'T MAKE MONEY
[From (he Yorkot'Uc Fnquirer.]
Mr. F. H. Barber is well known as
one ol Ycrk County's most successlul
farmers. He lives at Richburg, but
owns about four thousand acres in
Eastern York, where he does most ol
huming. A reporter of the Enquirer!
met him thc other day at Leslie's, a!
station which he is building up on the
Three C's. The old gentleman had
just finished settling his accounts with
his croppers and having made a large
crop was in a real good humor for tell
ing how it was done.
He said to tbc reporter : "You can
put in tlie paper that I averaged more
cotton to thc mule than any other man
in York County."
"How many bales, Mr. Barber ?"
"Ten bales to the mule with twenty
six mules-260 bales. Now let mc see
you beat that il you can."
"Was your crop as good this year as!
usual, Mr. Barber."
"No, no. 1 can't say that it was, hut
hisr? is another point for you. 1 have
just paid one negro who runs a two
mule farm on my place $399.56. He
makes that much clear after paying
everything he owes mc-living and cv.
efytluhg, ami nearly every one ol a
dozen others have cleared over $1501
"Now people say there is nothing in
farming, but I say there is. There is
more in it than anything else-there's
everything in il. That's my experience
and I know what I'm talking about
when I say it, my young Iriend. I mer?;
chandiscd seventeen years, and made
money. I have a one-third interest in
the Fishing Creek factory, and its ma
king as much money as any of them,
let me tell you, but I get larger returns
out of thc farm than anything else. You
can make thc farm pay 50 and loo per
cent, but you can't scpicczc any such
profits out ol i.'c store or factory."
"But how is it that so many people
lad to make a Hying on the farm, Air.
"They don't work, that's why. The I
majority ot iarmers want three Sundays!
I a,week, .and nobody .can get along by
I woi'Kiog only half ?i'lhc Ihne. Suppose
you would take three Sunday's a week
in your business, how would you come
out? You'd bust, wouldn't you? That's
what you would do, and that's what
anybody else who tries it will do. Now
the larmer don't have to work any harder
or longer titan anybody else. Ile don't
have to work boin daylight till dark.
Not a hit of it. 1 have a piece of land
over next to the factory and have had a
standing oller lor the past three or four
years ot $2)0 a year to any young man
who would work it by the factory bell,
I just want him to put in ten hours a
day, and at thc end of the year I'll give
lum $250. That's fair, ain't it ? That's
as much as the factory hands work ;
hut it he'll work by the bell he'll be
wcrth every cent of $250.
"Then, there is another thing; Agood
many people try to farm, and they don't
know anything about it. Take the
common notion about guano. Most
people will put 150 pounds on an acre.
They will lay off their rows about three
lect apart, and il the wind is blowing I
they will lake one of these horns, so as
to keep the guano from getting out of
thc furrow, and string it along the row
in a fine white line. They are so care
ful about wasting it that if the string
happens to get broken for a foot or two
they won't even go back to patch it up.
Then they put in their cotton, which
comes up and starts to growing very
nicely, but if a little dry weather comes
dong thc collen turns sickly and they
say the guano burns it up. But it ain't
the guano. It is thc poor land that
burns it up. Now think about it. They
put in that little streak of guano. The
plant comes up and grows rapidly while
it lasts, hut so soon as the fertilizer is
exhausted, of course it dies down, be
cause lhere is nothing left for it to feed
on, so you see it is thc poor land that
does it. Now, to prove what I say. Il
a hundred and fifty pounds of guano
scorches the cotton so it won't grow,
two thousand pounds ought to set it
afire oughtn't it ? But it won't. It's
my expcrici.ee that the more fertilizer
you use thc more cotton you make, and,
in order to dem?nstrate the matter to
the satisfaction ol' everybody, I am go
ing to make a special experiment next
spring, and put two thousand pounds of
guano on one acre. And I'm not going
to burn anything up cither. See if I do."
"Do you rent your lands, pay wages
or work on shares ?"
"On shares altogether. It ?9 thc most
satisfactory way ol all. I furnish every
thing-the mules, tools and supplies.
Tho cropper furnishes nothing but the
labor. If I make he makes, and it I
lose he loses ; so you see it is to his in
terest to work, and thc harder the bet?
ter. I give them hall of everything they
make, and that encourages them to
make all they can. Some people don'I
give but two filths, but let me tell you 1
get as much out of the half as any ol
Mr. Barber is president and secretary
and treasurer of the Fishing Creek
Manufacturing Company, has a large
store at Leslie's and lives at Rtchnurg.
He has recently connected these three
points by a private telephone line and
placed himself Within easy snaking
distance of all them at once.
Mr. Drake's Corn Crop.
All tho newspapers are talking
about tho Drake corn crop. They
nro explaining "how it was done,
and some of tho more onvious
ones do not believe that tho same
oxporimont could ho repeated with
a like result. But the feet remains
that it was a South Carolina farm
er who gathered tho largest crop
of corn that has over been grown
on a single aero of land.
What Mr. Drake accomplished
in Marlboro county oan bo accom
plished in every other county in
the State. Our ?oil and climate
aro adaptod to the cultivation pf
every cereal grown in the temper
ate zone. There nre dozens of
fanners in Marlboro comity who
have been making phenomenally
largo crops ever since the war.
Wherever tho intense systom of
farming has been employed, tho
invariable result has beon largo
crops and full cribs. There is not
a farm itt tho State that cannot bo
made to yield double the avorage
crop by proper fertilization and
careful cultivation. Just as South:
Carolina has pressed its way to
tho front ns the most successful I
nmn.ufae.turing Stato in the South,
so it can bo m ado tho most pros
perous agricultural Stato in the
South. Our resources are practi
cally inexhaustible ; our rango of
development is illimitable. There
is no placo like South Carolina.
Ncns and Cowier
Law in thc Family.
People ure always glad to . shift
responsibility and Bhirk unpleasant
duties. Tho growth of tho State
the State-the huntly: Th:tho good
o?d time when tho average Ameri
can-conpidorod himself an all-round
man, ablo to take care of himself
and lick anything in sight, every
family had a head. In those days
tho hoad of tho family made him
solf felt. Ho taught his youngsters1
morals and manners at tho fl regido,
and kept his eyes wido open. Now
it is different. Tho nominal hoad
bf tho family looks to tho Stato to i
keep his boys from carrying pistols,
playing cardB, buying cigarette?
and whiskey, and ho expects thom
to get all their morals and deport-!
mont from churches and public j
Tho now system is not working'
well. Tho State, tho church and
tho public school cannot entirely
take tho place of tho old-fashioned
daddy who held himself responsible
for his children, taught thom what
was right, and wore them out with
a hickory when they went wrong.
What is wantod is not so much
outsido law, but moro law and or
der in tho family. Men are mad o
or marred at the lire side. No arti
ficial dadtiy with a parcol of statu
tues, formal fllub-anb and text
books can tako tho place of the
natural daddy with his love and
common souse, and big hickory.
When a man makes, the right kind
of laws for his own family, and exe
cutes them, he need not bothor
himself ahoutStato laws and courts.
Ilia boys will novor noed tho legis
lature, a bench of judges, and a
8herilV'8 posso to keep thou: straight.
Killed hy tho Initiation.
A MINISTER FATALLY INJURED WHILE
RECEIVING A MASONIC DEGREE,
HUNTINGTON, W. Va., Jan. 18.
Rev. J. W, Johnson, pastor of the Meth.
odisl Episcopal church, died at the par.
son Age Sunday from injuries received
on Friday evening last, when, in com.
patty with Rev. W. F. Marshall, he was
passing through the initiation cercmO'
nies ol thc Iloyal Arch degree in th?
Huntington chapter ol thc Royal Areli
Masons. During the ceremony it seem:
that it was necessary that he should dc
scend a vault thirteen lect deep by
means ot a rope-tackle suspended fron
thc ceiling above. Two other men had
descended the vault previously, one Ol
them being Rev. Mr. Marshall. Aftei
preparing the tackle, Rev. Mr?.Johnsor
started to descend, when thc knot las
teaing the tackle to the lower bloc!
gave way, and Mr. Johnson felt to tin
bottom of the vault. Medical aid was
summoned, and his injuries seemed t<
he of a painful, though pot dangerous
nature. He was? removed to his honh
and received careful attention, but hi
1 gradually sank and died.-Elmira (N, Y.
?aillilB? FHOB? rA?tHOK.
? ._i- ii I
Tho farmers are b?ey prop?Hng
their land for another crop.
Married, on Wediusd^y, the ,^?th
inst., ni; tho 'rjcsidihb? Ot.Mr. AYjllio
Aila nw, '.by Itev.-G. M Bpyd, Jtfr.
Areli StubbB, nf Robeson county,,N
C., to Mrs. Ella'l'\ Hubbard, of
Brigbtsvillc, Wo wiall, thom, a long
Wo pympathizo with Mr. E; II.
Stafford in tho lots of h?8 fino buggy
Rev. W. K, Breedon filled tho pul
pit" ht' Bethel la?t Sunday morning ;
Rov. Thomas Wiso in tho rtft?rn^tJn.
Wo ( were pained to learn of tho
death of our old and esteemed friend,
Mr. Y. H. Iluckabee.
Mr. E; B. Webster and wife, of
StatesviSle, N,. C., mo visiting his
father, Mr, M. C. Webster.;
. News very FCMC Moro anou.
January 27, 1890. , , BOY.
1 Tho cold wavo of last week has
passed, and we oro again, enjoying
Spring weather. A few early vo^c*
tables and flowers were somewhat in?
jur?d. Wood was in demand/: and
shawls that had been stbred away
were brought out.
MT '.; '.i . !U'?p '." ' ? .
Our village has certainly.had a full
run of dru m m ors this season. Suroly
our merchants have had quite a dis
play ot samples from which to select.
; Tho sick continuo to improve. Mr.
L. A. McLeod is yet coi fined ?o his
room, hut wo hope wo will soon '.?avo
him among us. Miss Annie Dr uko is
able to take ohargo of her sc) j?rto hi
Wc hod tho plea?ttr>,U rcmaitl
visits from Mrs. ^Breeden.
Porter. Mrs ft. u, lOvans.
hero who ftK. J. N. Weatherly.
Wo regret to^P- W. Waddill.
soon ?? leave for "^Townsend,
lief husband has re^pmlssioners4
somo churches. This?w?
tor's first visit, but hopo it^f*^^
tho last. ^33
Our churches woro well filiod^?
Sunday last. Mr.' Porter gavo Y?^
congregation at Pcrnassus a granVy
sermon from "Tho Lord proscrvetliA ?
all them that love him." In tho iif?W
noon Mr. Ford continued'''.tho threii
of- tho morning from "And t\?
'foaVohed dillong Ihehifciilves, Miyiivg
It is because we have taken no bread.'
How often it happens that the morning
and afternoon services, by different
j pastors, are similar.
Mrs. Hunter, together with "Master
Howard," is on a flying visit to her
parents in Marion. Mr. Hunter is
now looking hs if "ho had lost his last
The plowman's voice is hoing hoard,
and if we continuo to have such
weather, I am afraid somo will plant
Tho budget for the week is short,
but hope to collect something hy
another writing. X. Y. Z,
January 27iii, 18?0.
What to Tench Moy N.
A philosopher has said that true .
education to boys is to toach "them
that they ought to know wlujn
they became men."
lj To be true and to bo genuino.
No ?ducation u worth anything
that does not include this. A' man
had better not know how to read
-ho had bettor never learn a, lot
ter in tho alphabet, and bo -trno,
genuine in intention and in action
rather than be learned in all scien
ces and in all languages, to bo nt
tho Bamo time false in hoart and
counterfeit in life. Above all
things tonch tho boys that truth is
more than riches, moro than earth
ly power or possessions.
2. To ho puro in t'lought, lan
guage and life-pure in mind and
3. To bo unselfish. To caro for
tho feelings and comfort of othors. '
To bo generous, noblo and manly.
This will inclndo a genuine rover- .
once for tho aged and for things
4. To bc eV.frcliant n*^ solf
iclpful oven'from childhood. To
bo industrious always und solf-sup
sorting at tho earliest proper ago.
Teach thom that all honoBt work is
honorable, and that an idle lifo of
dependence on others is disgrace
When a boy has learned tlicse
four things-when bp..hns,( mado
these idoas a part Of lus bping->
howovor poor, or howoyor rich, ho
has loarnod tho most important
things ho ought to know when. ho
11 bocomos a man.
A big trust on tho cigarette has neon
orgaiv'/ed lindora New ?Iers<y char
ter, embracing all tho leading ciga
rotfo mnhumdturors' of tho country.
It may odd in smoko, but if it will
raise th'oprico of thh little lifb-snppoi'
and braindestroyor eo that tho small
boy oan't rcaoh it,1 wo will strain our
consoionco and say n good word for it,
if it is a trust.