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EASLEY, S. C., OCTOBER 26.
C UCstH imstRECTOYi.
APTIST .CHUCii. Rev. J. W.
Hutchins, Pastor. Every first Sabbath
at 11. o'clock, A. M., and at 7:30, P. M.
Sunday School every Sabbath at 3:30
o'clock, P. A.
Pleasant), Dr. J..R, iey, Pastor. Ev
ery sen'd Sabbatl at 11 o'clock, A. M.
$TiRorsT C~u c.---Rev. S. P.
Hf. . 'well, Pestor. JE.very fourth
jSabbath at II 6'elock, A. M.. and 7:30
o'cjock, P. M.. Every second Sabbath
at 7:30, r. M., by Rev. D. R. 'Brown.
Sunday School at' 9:30, P. M., every
*0' W. S. GREGORY, our Fore
man, is authorized to receive and
contract for Job work, &c,,for TriE
OWNBEY fRos'. Good as Gold 10c.
Tobacco,' still in the lead. 1t
WE have had good rains now. Sup
pose thq Council has the streets worked.
THE yield of sweet potatoes will be
small in this section this season.
Miss ELLA LAWRENCE, from Sen
ecn City, passed through F. 'y, 'en
.route for' Pickens, on Monday.
'MRs. J. E. HAGOOi> and two of her
daughiters, passed through this place on
Friday last, bound for their home 'on
WE, learn that the farmers are sow
ing a large acreage of smamll grain this
Fall. Such crops are a good supple
ment to a short corn crop.
M;assits. JETER. BUTLER and
BRowN, three more Connercial Agts.
from Atlanta, were i Easley the first
part of the week.
NEVER within the recollection of
the oldest inhahitanits, has a grop been
raised and gathered with as little rain
up)on It as the crop of 1883.
A CHiOTCE lot of fine Groceries of
every dlescript ion, cheap at OWNB~EY
WVE have had a large Sign painted
and placed1 over our door, so that the
friends of the enterprise may know
where to find THE[~ MESSENGERt oflee.
It was paintedl by Mr. Wait.
READ the advertlsenient df W. A.
Mauldin with reference to his wheat.
Wh Ile the opportunity is presenited go
Sandl purchase some fine seed wvheat,
and also some for goodl flour.
WE wonder if our young friend at
~the depot ever grows wild with "Uto
Spian Dreams.'' If not with them, he
surely must over someI real cohticideni
ces which find existence in his life.
'a Ouu Postmister returns thanks to
3the "Sentinel'' for the very neat man
n.jer in which that journal is folded,
Sand he respect fully asks other ne wspa
prmen to do likewise.
>'OFFi~ to Fl'oridla. Mrs. D~r. Rily and
son, Mr. Samuel Rily, go to Florida
this week on a visit to the mother of
Mrs. Rily andl other relatives. Mr.
Riuy will remain (luring the winter
andl teach school. Major Child also
goes to Florida this week to look after
the Interest of a client. May they all
have a pleasant time in the land of
THE otijer day we found a six.page
article, written by. a gentleman, that
we hoped would lighten the editor's
work this week, but alas.! it was intenia
ded only for the eye of a single FAIR
D. N. Moss, who was arrested in
September last, and carried to Spar
tanburg to await his trial on the charge
of imurder, was acquitted last week by
Messrs. Blobo & Carlisle. lie has. re
turned to his home in this County.
Is'NT it unfortunate that the rain,
&c., prevented our friend Johnnie W.
from, showig a fair daughter the swift
ness with which his single-footed can
travel. Never mind, -o.hnnie, a fairer
(lay nmay shiie on thy Imnlly brow.
MR. W. M. HAQOOD has succeeded
in getting water in his well. Philip
Green, from Central was the basterer,
and is one that we gladly recommend
to the public. le understands the
business thoroughly, and if any body
can get you water it is lie.
WE are much pleased. to see in our
town on Monday last, Mr. J. Mel).
Bruce, of Pickens, one of her most.
thrifty Citizens. le is usually very
quiet, but this time lie approached
without "haited breath.'' Bit why ?
Echo answer's, vly I
MESSRS. BRADSHAW and Skimer,
two of Athlinta's Coiiercial agents,
paid Easley a visit on Saturday. Sen
eca isn't arge enough to hold the for
imer on Sunday, but the winning
smiles of Easley can iBrad him to just
WE suppose it is too expensive for
"our old bachelor" to hire a bugg3
every time- he wants to go to a wed
dig and lie has accordingly purchased
the finest buggy that W. M. Hagood &
Co. had on hand. Perhaps George
Washingto11 is going to. his owni Wed
ding. Is the surmise a correct one?
Wi[Y don't you call on Mr. A. M.
Riunion and look at his nice lot of Fiur
niture ? lie has just returned from
market. whlere he bought a v-triety of
fine furniture, and can1 stit you in
style and( price. 1lIe can and will du
plicate the G reenville prices and~ styles.
(iURu etlcient Postmlaster. A, iM.
Folgrer, informs US that the increase of
letters passing through his office since
the 1st of October has beeni more than
30 per cent. If the increase has beent
as great at all other oflices. Uncle Sam
has lost nothing by giving us~ cheaper
MR. W. A. UIL r1oN, oneC of thue
most enterp)risin~g and progressive far
mers of this section was inl town last.
Monday with a Sulky Cultivatos of his
own invention. We wish him success
and 1h0p) that his exampjle may 1be an
incentive to others to keep pace wvith
the progressive modes of farming.
THlE trampils along the Air Line R.
R. arc becoming a great nuisance.
They seem to take advantage of eve ry
op)portunity of doing some mischief.
Not long since one entered into the
private dwelling of Mr. W. M. Ilagood,
pushed himself upon tihe hospitality of
Mrs. Hagood, arranged his toilet,
and then walked oft' very unconcerned.
Later, one entered the residence of
Mr. W. A. Mauldin, d uring his al'
sence, stole comnething to eat and ab
scondedl. Let all of our citizens be on
the look-out for these a grants. They
will stoop to do the.grossest meanness.
JACK WILSON, cOlored, has caught
duri'ng the past tuouth, fifty-two opos
sums, all fine and fat. From oie.alf
of one he extracted one pint (f oil.
The people of Easley need not fear
the need of fresh meats when 'possums
are so plentiful.
THE following J)rors for the U. S.
District Court have been drawn from
Pickens County, for 1884:
GRAND JURY-SpeCal Term, Feb
ruary. W. L. Smith and Win. L. We!
PETIT JUnOn-Special Term, JIoht
M. Heondrixt E. F. -Looper. isa-ae Dal
vis; B. W; Hughes and A. PR. N. Fol-i
GRAND JURY-Angut rerm, L.
PETIT JURY-August Term. J. B.
Newberry, T. C. Robinson, J. J.
Chandler and John D. Wilson.
ROBEwr B. ULLIoTTON TFHE CIVIL
RIGHTS DECISioN.-Robert. It. Elliott
the black man who was once Attorney
General of South Carolina and a la.st
ditch radical. is now living in New Or
leans. He -hans written a letter to a
friend in Columbia regarding the eivil
rights decision of the Supreme Court,
in which the following passagos occurs:
"Time has. indeed. brotaght its re
venge. Mr. Jefterson Davis. the great
apostle of the absoluite States' Rights
idea of Mr. Calhoun. lives to see his
prophecy that the doctrine for which
he so vigorottsly anmc1 cosiistenl v Conl
tended would sooner or later. be rec
ogized as a fundamental prineiplie of
the government completely veritil.
* * * * * *
"If the new, progressive. prowperous
South there wiPl not be a single. step
backward. The two races lwre al
ready know eaelh other, and will. In
time, learn fully to sympathize with.
and to respect each other. If the po
litical or civil rights of the negro shall
ever be assailed, of one thing we may
be assured,-the assault will not conme
He utges that the Republican party
his desel ted the negro, and that Fred
Douglass's idea of "independence
within tue Reni blican party" shoull
he abandone(1 for "ind(ependence nuit
side of it." and says the ne.gro's safety
is to divide himiself-emphasizing the
CAna,. theI one-armed ebx-Con ifeder
ate soldie:- who robbed tie store of
Bailey, Barksdale 8r Co.. at Green
wood, has been sent tb the I'eniten
tiarv for five years. Mott, his broth
er-in-law and accomlic~e, was sent for
-A negro tramp beat Mrs. Wmn.
f.0gan, an old lady, to death uear
Whlittaker's, S. C., on Friday,
choked her husband into insensibil
ity and robbed their house. Hie
concealed Mrs. Logan's body uin
der a [pile of cotton and set it afire.
He had not been captured at'; last
Our Cotton Market has been quiet
this week. Sales for the week 187
bales. We quote:
i "............................6 (@)64
4-4 ".................................7 a@
Eggs........................... ,.. 1
Butt er~e ................... .................15 2
I will sell at public outetIy, at myw
house. on TUESDAY, NOVEMBEit
6th, the followving manchier'y, &c. :
Otne 4-HORSE POWElR ECIPSE
One ECIJPSE THRESIER and
SE PA R A TOR, Belting and Fixtures.
One, PRATT forty-saw GIN atit
One KING COTON PRESS and
The above will be sold for one-third
Cash. Balance on 12 months time.
Oct 19-3t* S[ AEON 1ASW E 1 .
Onl the Piedmont Air-Line Rail
Road, of trains arriving at Easley,.
No. 50, (Passenger) arrive...1:24 A. 5.
No. 52, " " ...6:08 1'. M.
No. 18, Local Freight " ....6:16 1. M.
No. 51, (Passenger) arrive....9:t4 i. m.
No. 53, "1" ..10:39 A. M
No. 17. Lionill Freight " ...5:55 A. M
All of tho above trahis carry passeir
COTTON B UYERS
-A ND DEA ERS IN
General Merchandi e,
Easley, S. (.
Invites the attention of
their patrons and the gene
ral public, to the large and
attractive Stock of Goods
just opened, which embraces
B~oots, Shoes, Grocer'
and in fact everything usual
ly kept ini a stock of General
We call especial attention to otte
large STOCK of READY-MADE
CLOT1'IING, JE ANS and SHOES.
You wvill finid it to your interest to
e'xamine3) themi before purc'hasinog.
WhTlen~ you want Flour call for the
''FROS'l ;" for a " Choice Family"
t has no superIor.
WHEAT FOR SALE.
1 have on hand 300 bush
els of Graded, Blue Straw
Wheat, which I will sell for
Cash to those who may wish
to buy. There are. two
grades of it, each being fine,
and it will pa~y you to pur
W. A. MA ULDIN,
Oct 12-tf Easley, S. C.
ME'' Subseribe for the MiEssBNaEn.