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"Do thou Groat Liberty Inspiro our Souls and make our lives iu thy possession happy, or our Doatks Glorious hi thy Just Dofenoo."
VOL. XIV.
B LINNETTS VILLE, S.-O., MARCH 28. 1890.
NO. 16.
IlAW G/UXWE.
Capo Fo&r and Yatkin Vallov ft. R.
7ra ins mouing Nor'h.
Pas? und Mn il. Frciyhl ??
8 20 a in Loavo Honuottsvillo 0
Si ?15 a in Arrtvo Maxton 8.
i) I '? a in Leave Maxton 0.
7 :16 a m Arrive Fivyottovillo 2.
3 15 p in Lonvo " 9
S 68 p*m Loavo S ?ill ord 2
fi 40 ji m Arrivo Greensboro 8
Y ]U li.li? Loft vu* " 0
1? '15 ?i ai Arrivo Mt. Airy 5
No, 1- Uroukfast nt Fftyoltovlll
Di it nor at Grooushoro.
I Patt.
15 ,t in
HA n in
26 a in
05 |> m
00 a in
16 li ni
Y i?? is
w\ in
00 v ?a
Tra?na moving South.
l'njs. ami Mail. Freight and Acooia
.0 45 n in Leave Mt? Airy ? 30 a tn
0 I? H m Ai vivo Greensboro 1 I? n nt
? 60 a in Leave' Greensboro 7 00 a ni
12 33 n m Leave Sanford 2 i? ii tu
2 ll) pm Arrivo Fayetteville 5 25 j> tn
3 .'H) p in lioavc Fayetteville 7 4? a ni
? 20 p in Arrivo Maxton 12.30 p in
? 30 pin Leave Maxton 1 O? p ni
0 45 p tn Arrive Bennct'svillo 3 40 p ni
Passenger and Mail Southbound break
asl at Greensboro und dinner atSauford.
Factory Branch.-Freight tb Passenger.
THAIN MOVING NO ?TH.
Loavo Millnoro
Arrivo Greensboro
Lavo Greensboro
Arrivo MadisVi
7.'. 15 a ni
?.00 a m
10.10 n ia
12.?15 p ia
THAIN MOVING SOUTH.
Lon vu Madison nt !.?.'" p m
Arrivo Greensboro .. Oy p "ni
Loavo Greensboro 4.-Ul j) ni
Arrivo Mililitro 0.56 p .ii
Passenger mut Mail Train runs daily oxoopt
Sundays.
Freight anti Accommodation Train runs
from Ronnottsvillo to Fayetteville Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays; from Fuyottovlll-i to
I'ciiucttsvillo on Monday!?, Wednesdays and
fridays; from Paycttovlllo to Greensboro on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; from
tin on.bon? to Fayetteville on Tuesdays,Thurs
days ami Saturdays; from (Jroonsboro to
Mt. Airy on Mondays, Wednesdays and
Friday 8.
Trains on Factory ntid Madison Uranohos
run daily except Sunday.
W. v, KY LU,
Uon. Pass Agent.
J. W. FRY,,
Gouornl SnncrintondoTit.
Atlantic Coast Line.
North Eaiitorn K, R. of S. 0.
|V CONDENSED SCIIF.r ULE.
* TltAlNS OOINO SOUTH.
Dated Jan. 13th, 1890.
Lo Floreiu-o
Kingstree
Ar. Lanes
Lo. Lanes
lr Charleston
Train oil 0. <fc I),
?witli No. 2:1 Train.
Iii connects al Florcnco
TUA INS OOINO KORT1I,
Lo Charleston
Ar. L'an cs
Lo Lanes
Lo K lagst roo
Ai Florence
* Daily. j" Daily oxoopt Sunday.
Train No. 60 oonnoota tit Florcnco with
train on C, ob D. lt. lt. for Choraw, S. C.
and Wadcsboro N. C.
No. 52 run through to Columbia via
Contrai It, lt. of S. O.
Nos. 7$, ?(> and 14 run solid to Wil
mington, N. C., making closo connection
with W. ?fc W. It. lt. for all points north.
Florida Special Ventilado Train Nu. 501
loaves Wilmington 2,10 a. m., Tuesdays,
Thursdays and SaturMlaya, arriving nt
Ashley Junction 9.05 a. m.
Mondays, Wednesdays a 11 d Fridays
Florida Special Vestibule Train No. 500
leaven Charleston northbound ?.44 p. m.,
arrives nt Wilmington 12 50, midnight.
J. It. KEN LY. JNO. F. DIVINE,
Ass'., Qen'l Manager, Ocn'l Supt.
T M. EMERSON, Ocn'l Pass. Agt.
WADIOyiJORO*. N. G., .SPECIAL.
DAILY BXC'EPT S UND A v.
North bound. %. Soi?Tn bound.
Leave-. Leave- -
Charleston I Ol) p. m. Wadcsboro' il.00 a. m.
L:ii?o'd (i ll p. m. Choraw 7.HO n. m.
Flordllco 8.10 p, m. Flor.".nco '.1.00 a. m.
O h craw 0.43 ji, m. Lane's 10.37 11. m.
Arrivo- Ai ri ve
Wiuionboro' 11.00 p, tn. Charleston 12..'10 p.ia
. Cars run through between Charleston and
Wndosboro'. These trains make oloso conncc.
tion at Wadc.'boro' with East and West bound
I'msengor trnins over tho Carolina Coalral
Ra iiroad.
T. M. KMV.RSON, Gen. Pans. Agt.
Jons F. Divisa, Gen. Supt
* A ?k A +. A A A Si k A ... ,S J. K ,-, ^ ,-. .) AA?.
W. J. STEWART,
Dciinotlsvlllo Burlier.
When you wish an easy shave,
As good as bather ever gave,
Just call en mo at my saloon,
At merninie, evo or noon;
I cut and dress tho hair with grace,
To suit thc contour ol' thc lace
My room is neat and towels clean,
Scissors sharp and razors keon.
And everything T think you'll find
To suit tho taco and please tho mind
And all my art and ??kill can do
JI'you just call, I'll do lor you.
CHURCH ?IREOTOIIY.
Hlliii H MARLBORU CIRCUIT APP0IHTMEH1S FOR 1800.
Hov. J. L. Roy, V. C.
First Sunday.
Ebonczcr ll u. ui. Sh?lo 3.30 p. tu.
Second Sunday.
Oak G rovo 11 a. m, Now Hopo 3.30 p. m.
Third Sunday.
Shilo ll a. m. Ebonczor 3.30 p. ni.
Fourth Sunday.
N w Hopo ll a. tn. Oak G rovo 3.30 p, tn.
I'. usant Hill ll a. tn., on Saturday be
fore tho second Sunday aud ll a. m., ou
ot h Sunday.
BHtClUSVILLE CIRCUIT APPOIHIMENIS FOR 1890.
?v nr.v. ? M. UOYI). I?. O.
Bothel I Rt and 3d Sunday ll a. tn.
Antioch Int and 3rd Sunday 3 p. ni,
Itoykin 2nd and 4lh Suuduy 11 a. m.
Breedon'.s Chapel 2d and -Ith 3 p. m.
ArTOIHTM?HTS FOR BEHHETTSVILLE CIRCUIT.
ltKV. W. II. K MITON, P. O.
Beauty Spot. 2nd and 4111 Sunday 11 n- m.
Smyrna, ?itid and 4th Sunday 3 p. m.
Finn Grove, 3rd and lat Sunday ll a, nt.
McColl, 3rd and 1st Sunday 3 p. tn.
APPOINIMEHTS FOR BLENHEIM CIRCUIT,
lt UV. J. A. PORTE lt P. C.
Hebron 1st and 3rd Sunday at 11 a th.
Ebenezer 1st and 3rd Sunday at 3 p. m.
Parnassus 2nd und Ith Sunday nt 11 a. m.
Zion 2nd and 1th Sunday at 3 p. m.
TOW?? CHURCHES.
MRTIIOOIST-Kev. J. W. Daniel, Pastor
Sunday School 4.0o p. m. Preaching nt
11.00 a. m., and 7.?10 p. m. Piayoi-iueet.
i.?ig Wednesday ftt'tOrliOoli t.t -i o'clock.
Supt. S. S., E. S. Carlisle.
BAPTIST-Hov. H. Ni Pratt Pastor
Preaching 11.00 a. m., 7.30 p. ni. Sunday
School ovary Sunday morning at. 0.30
Prayer mooting Thursday evening, at<1.00
o'clock. Supt. S. S., C. li. Jordan;
PiU?Si?YTKmAN-Rev. W. li. Corbett
pastor. Preaching al 10:30 a. m. and 3.30
p. m. Sunday School at 0,80 A. M. Pray
or-nicoting on Tuesday afternoon at 4.00
o'clock. Supt. S. S., T. IC, Dudley.
IVLASOIXTTO DIRECTORY.
MARLBORO OHAPTI3R No. 30, R. A. M.
Meets at Clio on Friday, on or after
each full moon, at 3 o'clock in the altcr
hoon. J. C. DUNBAR,
M. E. II. P.
J. F.. MCLKOD, Secretary.
EUREKA LOOCE, HO. 43, A. F. M., ADAMSVILIE,
ConvontiB onch Saturday afternoon lioforoJ
tKi\ full moon- >it. 4 <>'?'?eP - ,"
h. lt. KASTRIIMIIO, Wi M.
W, J. A (In iii A, Sooretary.
AURORA LODGE, NO. 33, A. F. M. CLIO,
Meets Satur-lay on or nflcr each full moon
at 3 o'clo?k, p. ia.
JOHN MANNISH, W. M.
13. T. CoviNOTON, .Secretary.
MARLBORO LODUE KO. 88, BEIIIILTISVILLE,
Convenes each Friday evening on or lioforo
the full moon at S o'otooli.
C. S. MCCALL, W. M.
T. I. Rogers, Secrotary.
BRUIIS LOOCE, HO. 18, A- F- H. PARNASSUS,
. leola Rntuuhiy on or bolero each full moon
at ?'{ o'clock, p. m.
W. n. A i. rona, W. M.
C. II. Rogers, Secretary.
PROFESSIONAL CARDS
TIIOS. K. DU OLK Y. IIOPK II. NEWTON.
BU DJ JOY & NEWTON.
Attorneys and Counselors nt Law,
B F. N N F.TTS V1M, K, S. C.
Will practico in tho Courts of tho
Fourtli Circuit and in thc United Statos
Courts. I Fob. l l, 'M.
mowNsEND & MCLAURIN,
X Attorneys at Law,
BENNETTS VILMi, S. C.
J5$y* Oflico ovor J. F. Evetelt's Store.
TOWNSEND & MCLAUUIN & POLLOCK,
Attorneys ot Law,
Cheraw, S. C.
WrmX LIVINGSTON,
ATIOUNKV AT LAW,
B c n n c 11 s v i 1 1 0 , S . O .
KNOX. LIVINGSTON. l?DWAUD M'JVKK.
LIVINGSTON^ Md VER,
Attorneys at Law,
Cheraw, - - Bo. (Ja.
m W. BOUCHIER,
<X ? Attorney at Law,
B e ? n oit s v tl 10 , S . O'
J8vi>"O?100 on Darlington St., west of
the Gonn lloiifiu.
m I. ROGERS,
Jt n Attorney nt Law,
B 0 n n c t t s v i I 1 0, S . C .
J0vi>'Onico in tho Court Mouse-front
room on tho right.
O G. W. SH IFF,
?3? Attorney at Law,
Cheraw, S. C.
Will practice in the Courts of Ches
terfield and Marlboro Counties.
. ILTON MCLAURIN.
IC?A, Attorney id Law and Trial Justice,
Bonnottsvillo, S. C.
Prompt attention given to tho collec
tion ol' claims. Agricultural Liens foro
clO?Oll.
m E. DU?)LEV7
Jt ? Oo.M.MisstoNKK OF AFFIDAVITS
For tho State of North Carolina.
4fc?y*Call on him at Renncttsvillo, S. C.
A PSALM. OF Llffja,
A SP. LEO f CONTIUIUJTION.
Toll mo no>, in mournful numbors;
"Lile ?3 but mi empty ?J ron ni !"
tfor tho soul is dmd (but slumbers,
And things are not what they teem.
Lifo is real ! Lifo is earnest !
And tho gravo is not its goal;
"Dust thou art, lo dust rotutnosl,"
Was not spoken of the soul.
Not onjoymont, and not sorrow,
Is our destined:cud br way.
But to act, tluwCauh tomorrow
Find us ?ui-ihAihait lh day. v
Art is long, K^wuiuo is Hooting ;
And our hearts, though strong and
bravo, *
Still, like mulllcd drums, aro beating
Funeral marches to llic grnvo.
In tho world's broad field of battle,
In tho bivouac o', life,
Bo not liku dumb, diiven cattle 1
Bu a hero in the sit Ubi
Trust no future, howo'er pleasant ;
Lot the dead mt$ bury ita dead: ^
Act-uet iu tho living present I
Heart within^id Ci od u'orhoad.
Lives of great mon all remind us
We can make our lives sublime,
And, departing, loavo behind us
Footprints on tho sands of time ;
Footprints, that perhaps ?mother,
Sailing o'er life's sojourn infill,
A forlorn and shipwrecked Ioniser,
Seeing, shall lake heart ar/uin.
Let us, then, bo np and doing,
With a henri for Roy futo ; * ^ f
Still achieving, std! pursuing,
Lonni tu labor and to wait.
Ta Was "Softo His Ways !
THE JU DU 14 HAD' MADE UP DIS MIND
AND WOULDN'T 1110 TRIFLED WITH
- UK SENTENCED TWO AI KN TO
D KATI I AND FINED THE MURDERED
MAN FOB CONTEMPT OF COURT-A
CASK OF TWO MUO?I LAW.
Ono of thc most sensational legal
complications that has ever aroused
thc interest of a law-abiding neighbor
hood was tho outgrowth ol' a trial re
cently Judd before Judge B. NY.
Quirk, of tho Hickory Flat Circuit.
Tho circumstances, told with the no;
ccssary dryness of detail, aro as fol
lows :
j, One John Fetors, a sober und indus
ii ?un.- limn, jjtHcU' ie leoine innuo ono
night. This occurrence was so unu
sual that iii? wife, becoming; alarmed,
tirciscd tho neighborhood, ami men,
women and hil tl rou turned out in t:
general search. Tho next day John
I'el era' coat was /bund near the rivet
bank. Marks of a struggle were also
discovered. Immediately thero arose
a cry th ut I he niau hud been murdered;
aud, about this lime, thom carno along
a repu table citizen who declared that
ho had, several days before, heard Sim
Whitened Al Miller swear that they
would kill Peters. The two men were
arrested and ink eu before a justice of
thc peace. They avowed their inno
cence, nnd their lawyer declared thal
thoy could not bo held for murder
until it was proved that a murder hud
been committed. The proof was not
long winning, for a fisherman soon ar
rived with tho information that he had
found tho body of Peters. Tho body \
wan Iden lilied nnd thc preliminary
(rial proccoJed, resulting not only in
establishing tho fact that White and
Miller swore that they would kill
Peters, hut they were overheard td
declare that they would drown him.
They were held over and were indicted
hy the grand jury.
When the case canin up ho foro
Judge Quirk, of tho circuit court,
some of tho ablest lawyers in thc State
wore in attendance, for White and
Miller wore not friendless, anti more*
over, they wcro not willmot means.
After more than tv week of "slnr-1
inishing" a jury was impaneled, and
then the great trial was begun. The
majority of tho people, including the
press, o four-column folio sot in small
pica and printed in the back room of
P. li, Whitson's cross-roads store, be
lieved that a verdict of guilty would
ho rendered, avcLbets wero mndo with
persons who holT.vod that the prison
ers were guilty. Vuil who thought that
the jury might ho "culvored."
The trial bad not proceeded far
when it could ho clearly seen (hat tho
judge was convinced that White and
Miller wcro guilty. This jurist was:
something moro than a peculiar old
follow. Ho was n decided character,
and so sot wore his opinions when
once lormod that no iirguincnl and no
proof could chango them.
"Gentlemen of tho jury," said the
judge, when all tho testimony had
been heard, MI don't think that it is
necessary to go into nu argument con
cerning this case. Tho guilt of these
men is ao clear that it would bo a
criminal act to waste tho county's
money in prolonging this trial. Now,
prisoners, tho best thing you can do is
to confess your guilt and throw your"
.?elves upon tho mercy ol' thia court."
"Lave you any confession to make,
Mr. White?"
"No, your honor, except that I nth
innocent."
.'Ilavo you any confession to make,
Mr. Miller?"
"None, except to say that I had
nothing to do with tho killing of our
friend Fetors."
"All right," said tho iudgo. "1 so?
that you do not desiro ?my more) ; hut
if you expect to cse?poplin?sh ment by
tua king tl prolonged ii jut, let ino toll
you that yon will mott with nothing
hut disappointment.. I mi hero ns the
fou ri ess agent of justice,, I have nmdo
up my mind. 1 have ditennincd that
you ?re guilty, and noshing on earth
oan chungo mo. Goo lemon of the
jury j you may reLire aol ngr?e upon a
verdict."
Tho jurv. without laving the box,
rendered a vardiot of giilty.
"Gentlemen," said tliXJudgo, "to ex
pedite matters and thtfeby sayo ex
penso to tho county,v will sentence
LV.?UJ '.III*!. ;n,*iVi t'h': Aw may bi, in
favor of delay, but j us Yo is not. The
law might permit .th-, fyeriiT to take
the.jo men lo jail ?nd fc?J them at the
county's ox pot si nutt I.jo me distant
day of execution, but jit ice, the ono
bright llowcr in our.^eat judiciary
garden of weeds, looWvwp und says,
'No, Mr. Sheriff, these Koli must be
hanged forthwith;1 i?o t#o them out
when tho don th sentttfjo 1ms been
. passed ?uti hang thoiy to tho most
eonvoniont tree I'ritxAn nt the bar,
stand rip and receive yoy sentence."
The prisoners stood'?+4^(1 just as
the judge had pronotCTed tho list
word tn! thu sci t mee, tf? wife of Mr.
Pot-V^ ottered a sh Ult, fid, bounding
tfAv*hi'd tue door, tlir-M her arms
around a man who h''<|iust entored
the court room. A wi>?^coui motion
fol lowed.
"What'- tho mailor?,
domain ^R. '.Wh? is
bo,' V??g'' vidow is lui
'WMboreavei
tho v - A?}) answered
husband, safe and well
'.Silo ti oe, woman," lift j'udgo de
manded. "You ought tt?Ti.iy? better
sonso than to Wyirrupt tfy court."
'.You/ honor," said ittuiwy?r, "I
uuppnso my dient can hoWJ^ free?"
'.And why so, sir?'?
'.pail your hptt?^
tion whoo Mr. Peters
fore you ?"
"Who is Mr. Peters fi
"Your honer, I cann
you."
'.But you will pretty!
Mi*. Peters that this co
iuto consideration is dead
"No, Pm not!" oxcla
stopping forward.
"You may think you
Peters, huh you aro. N
profevuotn;! i-ii^>'' *' ti?.?
orl, "have I evor seen
clearly and strongly
guilt of t wo men."
"Hut, judge," Peters
cannot be, for no mi
com mit ted."
"Mr. Peter.*, you have Sit cXailiili
ed Ibo evidence as close) RH I have
"But here 1 stand i n "|fu ta lion ol'
all evidence;" "
"Mr. Peters, you hav 5iot read as
many text books ou eviden I ab I have.
The ease against tbede, prisoners is
perfectly clear. They swen) that they
would drown you. and youri coat was
found near tho liver. J4 not that
strong evidence ?M
"Yes, bul-"
"Hold on. Tho body ola man was
taken from the river and identified ns
your remains."
?'But I am hero lo ref^^he identi
fication," ?\
"Ab, you are here towSrow an ob
struction in tho way oriu'stice, are
you? I have heard, on several occa*
sions, that you aro a pwui who has
very little respect for the decision of a
court. A?d you havo ionio around
here to bully hie, and tha^ too, iii the
face of the strongest ovitltpee lhat was
ever brought before a coi rt oj' justice.
Mr. Sheriff, Usuo a benth warrant of
ai rest for this man on tin' grounds of
eon loin pt of court, and then proceed
with the hanging. ThiSiCourt, blind
ns it is to everything hut justice and
tho true form of law, ia getting tired
of being brow. beatmi"-Qpi? P. Read.
Rheumatism and Catarrh.
Rheumatism and oatarrh are loth
blood diseases. In many severo cases
(hey havo yielded io Ireaitnent willi B.
B. B. (Botanic Blood Halm), made by
Blood Balm (Jo., Atlanta. Oui Write
for book of convincing proofs. Sent free.
R. P. Dodge. Anani i, tia., says
My wife had catarrh and nothing <lid
Inn* any good. Her constitution finally
{ailed and poison got into her blood. J
placed her on a use ol' ll. B. B,, and to
my surprise her recovery was rapid and
complete."
W. P. McDaniel, Allanta, (ia., writes:
"I was niueh emaciated anti had rheu
matism SO bad 1 could not get ulong
wi i li (Mit crutches I also luid neuralgin
in tho head. I'irM-clus.s physicians did
me no good. Then I tried H. B B ,
and its of Feet s were magical. ? cheerful
ly recommend it as a |<ood 'onie und
(pl i uk cure."
Mrs Matilda Nichols, Knoxville, Tenn.
Willes : 1 had Catarrh six years and a
most distressing cough, and my eyes Wore
tillich swollen. Five bottles ol' 13. B. B.
thank God I cured me. "
.John M. Davis, Tylor, Texas, writes :
"1 was subject li number of .veins to
spells bf inflammatory rheumatism, which
six bottles oi B. B. B.,. thunk heaven,
has entirely cu red. 1 have not felt the
slightest pain since."
-..? ? - - -
. . At tho Clio Drug Ktoro you will lind
all kinda of Drugs und Medicinen oithor
on hand or coming to hand, or will bo
ordered on command nt Dr. Hamer old
litai.d, kopi by L. Wood.
A fliittlo Kiev tow.
Mu. EDITOR :-B o i n g a now
comer in your county, though of
a sister State, I am a well-wisher
to the prosperity ol'my now-nuuto
frionds. I find thc farmers sorely
oppressed in some things in this
country. While thoy seem to
have good fertile lands-lands that
will produce most anything need
ful for man to satisfy tho appe
tite-corn, peas, potatoes, wheat,
rico, cane for manufacturing syr
up, fruit of various kinds, good
laud for gardening purposes that
will grow most'any kind of vege
tables, yet they seem to be under
a yoho of bo ntl ago ; they seem to
bc iii tho clutchoa of tho specula
tors ; and, my co-laborers, one
word I would like to say to you is
this, you may form Alliances and
you may attend Alliance meet
ings and support Alliance organs,
luxvo Alliance addresses from our
smartest mon, hut unless you uso
economy in your manner of living
and try to live moro at. homo you
will over bo tho .slave of tho money
kings ; vom- children after yon
will bo <heir howers of wood and
water d raw or 8. If tho {armers of
this present day could pay cash
for thoir labor a hand would work
with moro satisfaction ; he would
take moro interest in your welfare ;
lie would give you more labor for
tho amount promised and lie could
Iced his family at less expense,
and it would leave him something
lo fall back on should sickness
occur in Inn homo. So long as
you live lit thc present rate, so
long will you have to live. It
would bc botter to live ono or two
years hard and try during that
time to Pinko something to live
upon than to havo to work hard
all youl'(lays and then have noth
ing. Some one will say if 1 don't
plant cotton F. cannot got any
money. If I do not plant cotton
I cannot rent land ; these land?
holders will not rent mo thoir
land. Tho first excuse 1 wil| an
swer, it is .seldom you r?yn o^.f.aiu
..'i.y%!jun ?. ;^-a-i i y ?ti 5 Q N 1 j I
your cotton. March finds your
money gone and 1 dare say Jan
UM-y many times. Next, if the
liuu'.lord und money kings aro to
say vluit you shall do, what is
your Alliance for '( If tho farm
ers of till? county arc banded to
gether, let them ray as our fore
fathers said when oppressed hy
British tyrants, '?'LOK us pull to
gether not for t ho mort ?vi hur? of
no one hut for thc good of one
another."
T do not wish it understood that
I bi gnidge tho merchant his op
por unities, for thc merchant had
rather seo ono five-dollar cash
customer than to seo ono ten-dol
lar credit man, and wc have as
nico men in thc mercantile busi
ness as in thc field, yet, if we arc
lin independent people let us live
as wo profess to bo. With the
money wo can build factories of
our own, railroads of our own,
pay our preachers in a decent way,
educate our children, keep our
mechanics in good hearts, improve
our premises as wo should, drain
our land in a proper method, im
provo our stock, and many other
things loo numerous to mention.
Let us'learn our children to ho
more useful ; teach tho girls
house-work, tho management of
domestic duties that will make
t hem moro of help-meets iii tho fu
turo when they become mistresses
of their own little cottages. Le tiru
tho boys tho use of tools, tho man
agement of stock, how to plow,
boo, ditch, grub, in fact anything
for an honest living, economy and
homo industry. TAU IU'.KL.
Blenheim, "March 220, 1?V0.
B?lVtM iVOMl ?Lit ViEI&tOH.
Mn. EnrrOH :-Can 3-011 or any of
your readers explain the corly ap.
pearance of tho lightning hugs. On
tho night of tho J Oth I saw them
thick enough to give light sufficient
for ono to soo how to cross a neigh
boring foot log.
I lavo not planted corn yet. Am
looking for moro frce/.ing weather.
Tho "la grippe" hus hud a heavy
run in our .section. I visited ono
family with four down at once.
I made ii pleasant visit to Clio rc
cenlly and had a hugo time. Clio is
a splendid place to go for recreation.
Such good, clever people live thero.
March '21th, 1890. JOEL.
......... ?. ?. <, . - -
Towns aro built np by moans of
organization and co-oporation a
moug their business mon. No town
can over prosper when tho peoplo
uro j Onions and suspicious of each
other.
COUNTY FAI H;
Mn. EDITO u :-A cull luis beor
m adc through your columns for' J
meeting of nil ol' those interested in ti
County Fair. This is an object whioL
commends itself to all who have thc
good of the county at heart. Noth
ing would servo to stimulate our peo
ple in stock-raising and agriculture
?kc tho friendly competition at n
County Fair; it would bring visitors
and by tho exhibition of products, eic,
enhance indirectly tho value of our
laud, and would in fact be a stimulus
in almost all departments of business.
In Marion and Darlington they havo
thriving Fair Associations and tho
stock is above par, and in fact wo arc
informed can not bo bought, at least
in ono of the counties named.
Let every ono interested como and
take hold with a vim and the project
will bo achieved and no ono will bc
out a dollar, as, if managed properly,
tho stock of a Fair Association in
Marlboro county can bo made to pay
good dividends. Let us havo a full
mooting on the first Monday in April
at the Court Houso.
FARMER,
March 21th, 1890.
Tu-inklings from Cilio.
Ma. EDITOR :-I thought I would
give you a few dots from our little
town to lot you know how wc ere
progressing since you were here.
Mr. 10. Slernbergor has his large
store almost completed and when it is
completed will add greatly to tho
looks of our town.
Messrs. Roper & Welch have com
pleted their neo' store and- moved in.
The trade they are getting, oh my !
Well, they are beginning to talk
polities down here now. Ry tho way,
wo had a speech from State Supt.
Rico nt tho Academy on tho 21st.
It was a good ono.
Thc people aro easting about for
the next Senator. Why not Clio have
him. There is no better peopla than
tho people of this section, nor bettor
farmers. It is a little early to make
noniinations, but wo will make ono,
and it is a man that lins done more
for the poor people of Clio communi
ty than any other man. Jflhoy v*uit
assistance they go to him, and,r to
mnkc. tho matter si: rt, that maif is
Cob T. N. Edens: lief* put ly ni
through, boys! Clio is tho place for
workers.
Our two Doctors, Woodley and
Reece, are kept busy all the time
with the "grip.''
Last, but not least, Dr. Wood is in
creasuig his stock of drugs and doing
a good business.
ONB or THU BOYS.
March 24th, 1890.
HS ur m o II y Academy.
MR. EDITOR :-Please allow mc
Q abort space in your valuable pa
per to make a few brief remarks
in behalf of the school which has
just closed at Harmony Academy.
For tho Inst five months Mr.
W. L. Stanton has been busily
engaged in teaching the school
here, and, Mr. Editor, J think
that he has come as near tilling
his chair as any gentleman or
lady that wo have ever bad at
Harmony. Mr. Stanton is a good,
kind and sociable man, and a man
who always strives to do his duty
toward his scholars and friends.
I On last Friday, March 21, bia
school como to a close at 3 o'clock
P. M. Ho did not give an exhi
bition, but closed with a few
speeches from his scholars. Sev
eral neighbors and friends gather
ed in to witness tho "battle class'1
which was quite interesting. Both
sides fought bravely for a while
hut dropped off gradually. Thc
next thing in order was to form n
lino and number, and then thc
Premium was delivered, whicl:
was received by Miss Alma Quick
a charming young daughter o
Mr. James Quick. But, before J
proceed any further, let mo tel
you about tho bright and happj
faces at noon. Mr. Stanton cairn
in from his buggy with a large
sack of Xmas goods which ho dis
tributed among tho children
which matte them smilo or
every side. Wo all wish Mr,
Stanton much success in all h if
undertakings wherever ho ma)
go, and truly hope that at some
future day ho will return arie
take bis school again if it is li ii
desire to do so. And, before lu
makes his return, I do hopo tba
the patrons of tho school will ros
peet him enough to build a nov
academy so that ho will not go
his eyes put out with ashes aiu
keep him busy washing tho amii
from his hands, and other thing
that it will tako to mako it i
comfortable placo fora nico school
Yours respectfully,
T. IT. L.
. March 22d, 1800.
<;i BtSON STATION ITJGM?.
As tlio weather hes turned some
warnicr and nil appearances of wi?)ter
has passed away, we will give you tho
scattering news n rou nd Gibson's.
There has been a new building erect
ed for Mr. Ingram, tho night watcher
at Gibson's Oil Mill. Another is be
ing erected for Prof. 1\ Pi Wyebo.
Tho farmers aro generally through
planting corn in this section. Soino
say they will havo to plant over their
corn that they planted ho foro tho"
snow came. Homo havo begun to
put out fertilizers ; tho clatter of tho
distributor can bo readily hoard.
Mr. P. B. Gibson has been quito
sick for the past few days with tho
"grip." We hopo ho will soon ho
restored to hi? hen!il). Mr. Y. 8.
Newton is also sick.
?Some of tho boys have taken great
pride iii going over to Brightsvillo
every Sunday evening. Somo ono
whispers there will bo a "knot tied"
before long.
Wo wonder who will be tho first
to carry Til ia DKMOOKAT wntermel-*
on. Your reporter hus planted some.
Tho boys have a nico time going
rabbit hunting and shooting every
Saturday evening. Mr. Luther Ad
ams and some others caught six in
one evening. Go it boys while you
are young.
Mr. T. R. Williams is on a fi /inc
trip to Wibning'; n, where ho will
?sit his son and man}' ncipia'. . noes.
Wo extend our best wi?hes to Mr.
Williams while he is gone.
News scarce this week, out hope to
collect more hy next writing.
Cunno.
March 22nd, 1890.
-?,
Sit ff OOS IMtOai IMO AIISO?T.
]>oitoIto 1)O<N.
Last Saturday afternoon about ii
clock a terrifie storm of wind and
rain passed over us, doing no damage
beyond blowing down trees, fences
ind well-curbs. But wo learn that
over in Adamsvilloit was very heavy
md man suffered tho loss of email
houses and chimney tops. ?,
III COnscqtienoO of s?ohneaa? I*ov. .1
W. II. Kirton did not fill his o '
mhnt at Smyrna on Sunday aft
but bia place was NUcd \>y \\\v
fol ?mn fcf Cf), ^tev.. Wjl^
en.
Tho good people of Smyrnh havo
laced a new stove in their,eln.rch,
and wc learn will soon have an organ.
Tho Sunday school is in a nourishing
condition.
Wo notice that some of our progres
sive tanners arc about ready to go to
plowing corn.
An accident to Mr. Willis Tate's
teed mill ono day has stopped work
for a few days, when you can send
dong your orders.
News very scarce. BOY.
March 24, 1890.
MK. EDITOR :- -AS I have not writ
ten anything for your paper in some
timo, I will endeavor to give you a
few dots.
Tho farmers aro very busy planting
corn and putting out their fertilizers;
some arc iising thc guano distributor
whilo others aro keeping up the old
fashion.
Mr. Gt, Ii. Berry, manager of tho
McBnc school, has suspended school
for this week.
Tho recent cold snap has damaged
tho oat crop of this section consider
ably.
Wo have now a flourishing school
nt B oed y Crook Academy of fifty four
pupils under tho management of Miss
Julia Alford, one of Marion's accom
plished and fascinating young ladies.
Miss I Iassio Smith, one of Donohoes
charming daughters, is spe: .ling
some time with ; datives at Roi land,
N. O We wish Miss llassi pleas
ant Blay.
Health of our community is very
good at present, though tho "La
G ri ppp" lins been prevailing toa lim
ited degree.
Time is scarce, and fearing to ho
called a juvenile editor, I close with
kindest wishes. P?F.R.
March 24th, 1890.
Tho Register of Doods tor Guil
ford County, if. C., is confrontod
with a problom which only tho
Courts can solve. A young lady of
that County, who is very charming,
has two lovers, and it appears was
ongagod to both. Last Thursday
ono of thc young men wont to tho
Register ot Doods to procuro mar
riage licenso for himself and tho
young lady referred to. Ho was dis
appointod beyond expression whon
ho waa informed that, his rival,
whoso engagement wno previous,
had filed a caveat emptor to pre
vent tho issue of tho licenso. Tho
rcgistor doclinod to issno tho licenso
until tho courts had docidod tho
question of title.

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