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FOIIETEII AND F01 EVElT.
I think of IlII tloui art to me,
1 dievai of what, t holn eal1't not he ;
Mv 1fe is enti'st. with thoughts of thee
Forever ail forever
Iy heart. iS full of grief aid woe,
I see thy face wher'er I go;
I would. ahis, it were not so
Forever and forever !
Perchan1 1 -e if wve hadl never met.
I hal beenl sparve( t his ina.l regret,
T his tinie.ss st riving to orget,
Frever and forever!
ieichianice if ilott veI t far awav,
Did I not see thee dayI\ by tdv
I Inight again be blitie allot n i uy
iForever andt( forever !
Ahl, no ! I conuld not bear the pain11
M Ievel siiug t hee snin !
I eling to thce with inight :lt and m1ain,
Forever and forever!
AnII, lIaIv(e in ( t ! I lve buIt thee!
I lI s i I I a s , wI hieb 'er I I n b.
Forever :nl forIee i
Exi'racts From lill Arp on Beecht r.
Ilr. IeeeI1r is a siart man.
A Ir. lBeeerii. is a thinker, but Ie
(oesn' t know evethi n and is
candid enogl to conefesS it. lie
told The C inst it uion's repoirter1
that le didn't know as lluch about
the negryoes a- swe do, and he dwoit.
When a iiortlieri maIn who has
been raise(l anl fed on the hor
rors )f slavery come1110 s down south
it takes himiI about a year to (-et
his eyes opil, ail hIeNI le does
g7et them openi he is the po(orest
friend the negro() has got. ThI Ie
southern mani who grew lip with
tile Iegroe IIet 'n derstadS th em.
le knovs Ihir. g(;od traits and1l
thecir hkad ones,! thekir. ins tinects an11d
Sliperstitiols anid c otions and he
knows how to deal with 'em. Mr.
.Bewcher is anI oracle. he has been
cha ngiig principles and theologv
all his life. lIIv fell Iifrmi )Ill grace and
roSO aga"in. I is smart but he is
after all just human Iand there are
1h ousands of me ust as sima rt
who make n1 iet in1 the worl.
I wouiIld rathler truist 1)r'. Lelanid's
mind1( arnd his piilosophy to-day
on1 mfost a1ny subl ject thni 1ri.
Beechier' s. ite is beatter' blan:i~ced
and~ moreI' sinICcer anid less ambl i
tiolls for lame. Mlr. Theeber' de
11ounce~os the confess ion of fait and11(
thle old1 theo logy as fiSoundv ed oni
hate and faunticism~ and1( says it
was Ii(hborni and ' tha ~t noI)w we 'hayve
a religio n of love. It has taken
himi ai long time to find out that
our I leavenlIy fathler wa:us a (;od1 of
love andl that Jesus Christ made
Jove the very soul and spirit of Ilis
teachings. I late andi~ fanaticism!
llowv long hias it beeun -ince the rev
er'endl gentlenman was win g to set'
the souithiern people butc'hered.
their towns and~ cities buirned am
their land made desolate and~ for
what was it-hate towards us or
love fbr the uion01 and~ the niegro.
.I wonder if lhe neer 'onislid1ers
how much lhe conitribulted to this
wvar of hate and (leatih and~ arson
and1( raipe and robery anid de'sola
t ion. It is time the preacher was
discover'in z that~ true reli'gion is
love ; but it is late-very late f'r
Mi~r. BecherI'I seemns to have no
ObjectiOnl to a M'ite woman mar I'
r' ying a niegiro if she wants to, but
he thinks Mormnonism ought to he:
s unnressed.t I dont know whether
it, is the religion of the Mormuonis
that excites him or their having
more than one wife. If it is the
latter, there is somie atoniemnciit ill
the fact that they do it openly and
publicly and not oin the slIy. But
to the sou1therl mind there is some
thing more horrible and disgusting
than Nlormni1u ism, and that is the
amlgaiationi that lie says he has
110 o)bjectiol to. We object, an1d
We object so earnestly that it is
againIst the order of nature
gain1st the litnUess of thin, and(1
we (eliOnlic. it. Mr. Dlee(her is
still a fanuatie 'and his senisibilities
to puhlic (lecency are ilunted.
All that we want is to be let
alone and the lrIo pro)b'lem will
solve itself. It- is solving now.
They have gone to work and quit
polities . The few who got- a col
lege education are still running
:about huntingoV for ()ilice, but oe' y
one they drop in the ehiliiauian
for some rascality. Tle nu1sses
of themii are d(o1ilg better thanu they
have done since the war.
Ie lv es to work and I(-ie loves
to) spend, 3a11 he enjoys wha1t he
TIey kIIo()w that thev have st rong1
arsand canl grut a dla a day
whenever the imeal tub is (111p1
and so they la'ui ma sing and
j()kc :un cat aml .lt 1ep anda live
wit hout . care t)or ah1)p)rencsIIionI.
Somictiies I N'\ ;Th I 111d a little OF
their do't caure. iMay be. th
wrinkles and tile C w' s feet
wNoubmleit comle so fA.
lb l';ons AT W I Mfs A L. -It is
said while the Rev. James Keenie.
geel ly referred( to hv Ib le hos S
.1 im Kee ne, was a resilent oI the
l'aeile (aSt, a 1ough lookinig spec
hIIn of the Calif'rnia F.rrmer birSt
in upon him) one day N ith
-Sa, Keen, myv nv wife is got
bran new babV, and)( we've malIned
it Jimi lK~eene Tlhomnpson.' '
,'Y-e-s,"' slowvly answvered the
reveremit Igenftlenin, a1s he passedl
o.ver' a twenity (dollar gob~l piece.
I n ablout'ani hour aniot hier man1
f011m the sonie netig'l1hbrho eter
(ed with the sailutation:
"Say, Keeune, what do you
think ? We have built a church up:
our wa and nam1 ii ied it the Jim
Keeune C'hapel . (an't yout comle
dlown with a Mhliner' or too ?"'
'-Well, I su p)1ose I will have to,''
repllied( the lRev., as lie shielledl out
a ten dlollar piece.
Thirty miniutes had scarcely
l)a.'sed1 whenu in1 caime a tird i( man
"GUood morning, ~Jud(ge. We
are biu ilding nr new .school hiouse
over the creek Id he cealled the Jim
Kane School. WantI to con1tribuhte
a few ?''
"Yes,"was the reply as a five
was passed out.
It wasn't over tweo.nty minutes
before a fourth man bustled in
andl~ calledl out.
"K1 eene', .1 discovered a new enni
yon up~ theC counftr'y thme other' day,
and I dedicated it to you."
"Look here,'' said thme reverend
genitlemanit as he turnled in his
chair. "'I want you to go hack
and( lhtuit up all the nlew babies,
school houses, 'chuirchies, tr'ottinig
horses, cnnen lunati. naylnms,
Aurying grounds and berry pat ches
A your county which are to be Jim
Keened, and come back here and
ivc me the lot at wholesale, for
I'm blamed if I am going to fool
with the retail busiless any longer.
Good day, sir !"-Wall Street
----A dude fell overboard from a
Save Ie ! Save me !" he
shlriekedl ini mortal fear.
"IHold on a Lit will you?' sung
out a sailor.
'Save me ! I'm sinking !" he
"'No yer' ain't. Yer can't sinlk
---y-1r too dang igiht !"--Merelmut
-"3KI iss A. (to Aliss B.,' who is
accompalie(d by a little dog with a
st uipv tail) "I beg pardon,
does this sweet little bobtail be0lng
l iss B. : "Oh, no, that is the
There are -172 pensioners of the
Ulnitedl States inl this State who
draw ,;I a month f'rom the
I*v (11e1 Ielue lt. Of these liea u fort
couluty lins OIle hlrgest. ultilmb r.
38, 'n.1Gerge1w the ,,mallest,
on1ly 1. ('eeiville hais 17. An
dersoi 22. Simrtanhur g :11, Lau
ren, 1. Pickens 1:1,) Ocolee 16.
A bbeville 1).
I-r reemn as if there is going to
be .some trouble regardiig rail-roal
aCo('no(alions nw. ince ti
Cmmjis-sion.- has reduced thie fart,
in 'the 'w r portion ()f the State,
I ley have no first ad second class
oaches, 1)LIt alyo is openi to all.
On the, A ir Line load these coach
es arec rI1ainied a 11(n ho trouble has
yet UReen) e )xpekielci.
BL A KSMIT) N
An all its bmnemhesio'.~1 on-b
as (JllEA a te v.IE LS. C. O
Givoe im i a ca l ' wl. sat -isfictin will
be ivni, baoh L.atrk :nnie Schare,
OcLIIt' 12-12mI o V'l3 lCCI~t11
Ag viit ol Owbey Bron . wvilld ao
as ClE tAt PVi as ide l o PEST. Om
stocki n owaumt complente cosistin of
Flruou iBaI~cn, Lard, C011'epit.gar
Caeed aGlods of Cvlys adscriptionl
Plaein aiil) Fawlyadi to ineleassl
bothii tyle ardare i.n lo.
wae. Illtct lini of i htw
thati comete ikth Greeillefo princs.
Our have of Toos r nd io Slegrk hi.,
tpces thd atisll nde ally thiny. w
k eep at futie ofi' loet cs. ilsl
Vhmceap. Jewery Ctof pleas1al,
bot inst OWNnd rie RS
" Whoever thinks a faIltless tnerchat
TPlhkinks what uie'er , uor Is, nor e'er
W. g. HAGOOD & 00.
adopt that as their senti
ments, yet at the same time
they guarantee all possible
satisfaction, to those who
may have dealings with
them. Surrounding circum
stances, viz: close atten
Lion to businless, the expen=
diture of characteristic en
ergy, kind accommodation
shown to customers, and the
filling up of their store with
a large Stock of'
A SSORTIED GO)S,
ohl)I at prices, sufficiently Cheap to inl
v't theIC ai t te 1tion of every one, sho1 b
sCeII t0) proVe ConeWltively to the
ind o)feve-(ry thinidng Intan, the primle
inport ance :ndl advanltagre inlvolvedl, ill
giving0 t Ieiin frvequv ent (alls. If there i.s
:uiothe firinl inl the counitry whocn
he er I e iliet the waits of the pe opl
1era *ly thanl the, thenl they will
"yield the pfaln ;'' bit So) long a: eve.
rything is favorable to a conitinllll pat
r a 11e, thev t rust they shall rceviv(: it.
in :In lit ion to a full line of
/iey wi/ glad'y aCcommo
dale you in theC
*BUGGY AND WAGON
'saie. 7esides thiat,ithey are
Iglad to 'inform thec public &
.dgcy of a we/i estab/ished
and reputable Co/ion hiouse.
2'he /ighest .3/ark~et prices
are paId for th-is staplie.
Come in andW see them;;
yOurP presence is solieCied at
thec S/ore of
W. M1. HIAUOD & 0(.,
.A'asiey, S. C.
W, jvr. thAqOOI & G00 K
Run a Firs~t Class Livery
and Sale Stable in connec
tion with their business, arnd
at Lowest Rates. Don't
forget them when in Easley.