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Major Redmond Coming Home.
Judge W. G. Field. of Piekens, who.
although iot a moonshiner, lu b
tle fast friend of Lew-i-s R. Redmond.
the famolls ml oonishinie chief, stiekling
to him when others had forgotten him,
was inl the city yesterday. ie has pos
itive assurances that Maj. Redmiuond
will be transferred from Aulurn prison
'where le is serving a tenl years' Sel
tence, to the pelitentiary at Columbia
within the next fortnight. 'lhe re
moval will be made on the reeoiuneni
datiot. of the Surgeon of Auburn, who
says that Major Redmontu's lugs are
seriously in3jured, the left one being al
most entirely gone, and that he will
not live out the remaiiig eight years
of his term unless he is taken to a mil
der climate. tJiidge Melton has taken
an interest in the case, anld cordially
aided the efforts to'saVe the repelItent
Mrs. Redmond, with her three chil
"Ide, is living with a relative inl Pick
ens county. :u I as sooni as her his
hand reaches Colhnbia Judge Field
wishes to take lier down to meet him.
William Kelly, the imati sent frotm
Pickens to Auburn for two years anid
eight moths for shooting Deputy Mar
shall Gary, has served oit his time.,
less six months coimutation for good
condulelt, aid was inl town to thie circus
yesterday,having gained thirty ponilds
of flesh, lots of experience ald4.1 lin14
suit of clothes during his inen reeration.
lie says Major Redml'sl.d wounded
leg has straightened So far as to ailow
him to touch his foot to t le grounid.
The Major is lea u-ning shoenaking,.
and Kelly wore a pair of boots iade
by himu1 vesterdav, having. obtained
then by special retInest. lie broughjit
with him a very handsome I made
4f steel and leather by Major Rllmolnd
and sent. a a pIcsiit to his frieid
Judge Field.-Greenville Newe.
Dead on the Track.
Early yesterday morning wheln the
t riaI from Charlotte due here at 6 a. mn.,
was approacling the city the engp-ineer
discovered a man lying bel ween the
rails. The signal was giveni "Oto fhig'
and the brakes appliud but the tr;in
W4as n4ot stopped intil it had r1im seven
ty-live yards beyoIIi I mI It an. The
e'ngineer and train hands rani back anid
dhiscoveredl t he body lying het ween t wo
crlos-t irs ami in such posit ion that
neithe r the headh nor feet touched thle
rails. '.The body was cold an d rigid
showing it had been d ead for somew
time. In all p)robabilify freight traiu
No. 20 which arrives from (Charlotte
ut Greenville at 9.50 p. m,. struck thle
nlconisciotus sleep~er andl hurledh him ini
to eternity, lie '.vaus found1( about20
paces wvest from where the fragmecnts
of he agwere, andl had1( evidenitly
been rolled o'ver' and over by the traiin
withbout Otting under tlie w.heels.
Marks of blood coluldl be found e very
few step~s, and w.here the body lay
<;u ite a <jianiity of blood had soaked ini
to the grountd. Portions of his cloth
ing were scaitteredl along the track
westwardly for a dhistance of t wo. hun:u
dred yards, huis vest beinig found at the
crossinig of th e road. T1hie deceasedl
was a hard working, industrious manu
a farmer by occupation and indulged
only3 in periodical sprees. Hie leaves a
wife ahd live children, the oldlest not
being more than nine years of age.
The body was that of lEdward D.
McK ittrick, about 35 years of age and
a resident of Greer's Station, living
jiust beyond tihe line, in Spartanbuirg
--"1 haven't heard anythinug from you
ja some time.'' wrote anf Ar'kansa4w
father to is son, "'andl I fear that y'ou
are ded, "No, I amn not (lead," the
y'ountg man replied, "'but I am sen
tened~ to be hanged next week. If
you can spare the time, come cver.
Tlhere will be quite a~ cr'owd and( you
may meet some of your 01(d friends."'
Job work of all kinds (lone at
A NOTH ER CIRCUS TRAGEl)Y.--Col
umbia Register: A couphle of North
aroliniains vere at Wvallialla Wehies
hiy night wth~ a wagron load of apples.
One of t hem got full of apple jack, or
some equally inebriating beverage,
and wanted to clean out Sell's ircils,
whieb was oil exhibition1 there, wviid
animiialls elephants anid everyting coni
inected with it, blit he was persluIued
not. to take an advaitage of t he circus.
Before d:rylight on Thuirsdav Ihe party,
with t heir teami of a horse and miule.
got, three il es ifronII WaIhal'ala I It en
deavored to Iross tlhe railroad in front
of the down traii wlien the locomiotive
striuck the'tenil, killing the horse and
Triplinig the iult beyond . recovery.
I'he front (if the wargon Was torn oil.
'T'he dr hiver., seeing his .. dangerr, juilnped
fi om the wagon IaII( was stick ot the
r Iy a piece of tlt veicle. The
felow I VIo(N whoI wited to wipe' 1) the
groinl with the \ hole c(lciis out tit
jumped out of the rear of ite wagon,
an11d had lnot, beenl hearldfrmwe
the u) traiinr:iehied te ene ThOwr
CONSCIENCE WnIs>ERs.-Nt waOS
:uI Ohio m~hwho, whenl a terribla
stoim lbgn one Iiilit. ruhed into the
house of a neigh.1bor :and cvrd (ut1:
"n, this is the 'inii p of
"I am afraid it is,"' was the iply.
"A nd( what shall we dt .*"
"-lake our peace wit h ctaVen1."
hioie%( be giam to shake. a c t. excited
"Joe., yol lot live buselick of
wheat hist fall y''
-And you have yoursusicin ?
"II vaie. 'T1i 11n:111 who) took my
wheat. had hetter own tip."
"-al you forgive hil "
ilere the wind suIddenlly dro)pped,
and after a look through t te winiIow,
the Constcif.'Iwee- t rickeln 1ua:i turne(l
and tilished. Ye. if ever I meet him,
'll advi.(e hiii to call arould."
W E-STIANO W ITH A TLG1:(MA P1H
l'o14.-It was udig.hit. aind the situ
t in ineair thbe "W\orbl '' uillee." Thle
full. I he walked' up to1 thme tiie-aii
T 'hen lie sat, dlowni oi thle (urb)4tne.
"Whyi (lon'tI the eaur :-t art '
Het r'ceived( nto answ~er.
"WAhiy dlon't the~ car start ?"
Still not. aiiswer.
"G.immtue back mec fare, thi'n y''
It w'as not retumrnedh.
T1hent he jumiped up, grabbed the
telegraph pole around( tIhe waList andi
attemted to trip it, .p. Ther was a
spirited( tuggig for several secondhs,
anid thten lit hiad unule1 a territle kick
at the " feet" of his advers~ary ; a nd
the result, was that lhe kicked himnselIf
over his own headt(.
.lie ickedl htiumself upi and mjoved off,
"Yer smarter conmducetor thian I
thought yer wuz, but I believe niow
thtI'd a throwed yer, if yer c:oat
IT R ElE WITHi TJi H E CURT.
"'Ilave youl got any fail y ?"' askied a
vouing Austin lawyer of a coloredl maun
'wrom hie was~ oinOitedl by the court
to defend, the latter being chiargedi
with having stolenm a hioise.
"I1'se niot got. no family yet. I looks
to youl for (lat.''
"'Look to mec to supply' you with a
"I looks to you ani'de juriy."'
"tWhait kind of stufY is that you are
"'Hit's just what I says. Miss Ma
tilely Snowball says ef I only gits a
yeah in the penopotentiary she'fl w'ait
furi mei, but of I gets moahi, (den shie's
gwie ermarr'y de berruy fustnga
wha coesalong. So yer sees, os
wvhat a 'sp~onsibihlty dar' am rest' on
A S'ECIEMEN CO'MPOSITION.-Th e
follovinig is at verbatim et litleratiim
copy of a note receitly reCeived
by a young hlady of this plaee, from
one Qf the too utterly Intense duides
sojourning inl the commnity
Mis -. My most adorable 'lea
vine effulgeice of beauty 'will you Coll
desendingly to deSend so far from
your native dignity as to allow yom
humble admirer the supreme felicity of
escorting you to pr)cechinlg next
Sept - 1883
A SINECURE. --A cert-ain physian,
who has not got nuiich practice hired
a siall colored boy to aecompany himl)
ill his viitan din hold his horse.
"Illow does-, yer like yer inew% place?
,sked the bo's Iother wheni lie Came
homne mn Saturlday nlighrt,.
I Ii ke(; it fI I -St 'at. W e IIher has
to Stop at d e house at all like tihle
iolder doctors. I jess gits all de riden'
I waiits" was the reply.-Austin Sif
a1lU ) 11 iderstood Iluin
nature quite well when LIe re
marked : "When your pocket
hook is empty, and everyhody
knows it, yoi ean put' all youi'
frieils in it, and it wont hlm ge
out worth a cent.
6 Get voor. Bill--head.s ,t ter
he1ads. Note-hewulk, Enelo~~qpe ,01si-:
ne-4 V4ardI. Visitinjg c(ards, Inivitationi
var ds. blnk Po.tal (-rds, Circulurs,
PostersI ti.hlndbillk, Blanks, &v, dont
at T i i.: Il Essi:Nul-:n office' with ieat
where this side of Charieston.
-A p-lhilosopher wo hlal married al
vulgar girl usied 1 ocall her "browil s1-1
gPa r,'' bec-ause, he said, ".* hIe was sweet,
-Never propose to a girl inl writing.
It. ks "presenlf tCOMPan y''3 t hat, is "
-T~lhe( wea'kes.t sp)otI t i n man is
BLAC KSMITlH ING~
lu all its br'anc(hes, done by
Easley, S. C.
Give~ hiim a call andme satisfaction will
he given, both .' .s to work anud chares.
TO THIE PUBIO
A visit to O)wnbey Bro'. wvill con
Vmee ou ihat we canm Hell you GOOD)S
as CHIEALP as the CHE APEST. Our
stock is no0w complIete, consisting of
Flour, Racon, Lard, Coff'ee, Sugar
(;amnned Goods* of evoet y dIescription,
Plaini and( Fanlcy amudies ini endless,
waire'. A full line of
thlat comupete with Greenville prices.
Our line of TUobacco and Segars is
large and~ variedl, and will be sold at
prices that will ind~uce all to buy. If
you need anything in the shape of
Farming implements, we keep it. We
k eep a full line of Chocks, and will sell
them eheap. .Jewelry to please all
both in style and price.
And1( please to i .member' that we pay
the highest mar'ket price for produce.
We have no house renlt nor clerk 'hire
to pay, and can sell you any thing we
keep at the v'ery lowest prices.
To us for
SET AT PFLJE
(e ither 1by .NAOte
Are earnestly re~
quested~ to Call and
&fETTLE AT ONCE.
Don't wait for us to
call on you-it is un
pleasantfor both you
aul us-but come
right along and
so t/at wve
77'LaJ/ be able? tO
W. M. Hagood & (Co.
Nov 2-t f.