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LOCAL AND COUNTY MATTER8.
'EASLEY, S. C., NOVEMBER 23.
BAPTIST CIIlUCH. Rev. J. W.
;lutichins, Pfistor. Every first Sabbath
at 11 o'clock, A. M., and at 7:30, P. M.
Sunday.School every Sabbath at 3:00
o'clock, P. M.
Pleasant), Dr. J. R. RIley, Pastor. Ev
ery second Sabbath at 11 o'clock, A. M
MERTHODIST CHUtICI.-Rev. S. P.
11. Elwell, Pastor. Every fouith
Sabbath at 11 o'clock, A. M.. and 7:30
O'clock, P. 'M. Every second Sabbath
at 7:30, P. M.. by Rev. D. R. Brown.
'unday School at 9:30, A. M., every
--Crackers, Candles and Candy pri
zes, "way down," at OWNBEY BROS.
MR. W. M. HAooD Is still im
proviig his beautiful lot.
MRs. JONES and family, left us last
week to make their home In Greenville.
THE: erop in this section is nearly all
gathered and sold.
'THE moderation of the weather was
soon accompanied by rain.
REV. D. W. IIOTT, has been called
to Ete pastorate of the Easley Baptist
R1EV. S. P. H. ELWELL, will fill his
last appointment with the Methodist
church bore next Sunday.
AmDDiE a new lot Musleal Instru
ments. ' OwNBIsy BROs.
T birthday of one Editor and the
"Devil" of the MESSENGER, ocdtr in
THE'i farmers are busy plowing in
wheat and oats, of which, large crops
are being sown.
TiHE dwelling hou!e of 'W. . es
ter, of Central, was burned last Fri
MRs. A. D). MosELY', thle ho~spitable
hostess of the "Motutain Vie w House"
is visiting frlinds in Georgia.
A ITT VLE two-year old son of Einoeb
Richar'dson dliedl with. eroup on last
Wednetsday night. We extendI our
sy mpathies to the family of the above.
CnocK ERYr, TinU and Hollow-ware.
eheapl, at O)wNBEY BROS.
ONLY four weeks from next Tues
(day until Christmas. With what fond
tan)ticipations do the chiIldren1 look
forward to that day.
EAsI4EY has about as many carpen
ters as Pickens has lawyers. Thecy
are all busy too. T1heir work show
signs of imfprovemenC~t.
AN unfavorable iekce of news r'each
ed us on Tuesday of thme atilutre of
Drennan & Brother, an old firm of
Easley, but at t he time of the failure
theny wvere doing business In Greeniville,
MR. A. M. NEAL, of Pickeusv'ille,
thinks that Bermuda grass is a great
fertilizer, and1( thtat the stale of cotton
grown on lands infested with it is of a
ALL Goods in our line at mud-sil
prices. OwNREY BROS.
MAJ. Ii. C. BiRIaOs, has been quite
ill since last Saturday. lie is thought
to be somte better at this writing,
(Thursday), and wahope it will not be
long until we may see his's genial face'
lilonl tm ite t agin.
WEi were shown two potatoes from
the 'patch of John Barr, Esq., that
weighed 9 pourads-the two. He says
he made 20 bushels, all very fine.
MR. W. F. Wait, has in hi% posses
slon a large white lien, which laid 118
eggs in as many days in succession.
The above can be you hod for We are
now open for the hen question.
-Best Cream Cheese in the market,
at OWNBEY BROS.
THE young men contemplate having
a Tournament Christmas. No doubt
it will be very pleasant. Johnnie N.
is getting his Psingle-footer in good
practice for the occasion.
RAYMOND, a little son of Mr. Theo
dore Smith, of Anderson, County,
died on last Tuesday morning. He
was about two and a half years old
and had been lit about four weeks
with the whooping cough.
EAsLEY, with all of her guano
agents, will have more competition in
the fertilizer line. Messrs. Ferguson
& Miller will erect soon a large guano
house opposite the shop of Mr. W. F.
PICKENS is having at, excited dis
cussion among some of her leatrned
citizens over the pronunclation of
" Whew." We hope it will be ami
cably decided, and rentered euiphoni
' UENRY MOORE, colored, got hjI
rigitt hand badly lacerated in the gin
of L. M. Berry last Wednesday. The
forefinger was cut. off at the first joint.
The woutnd was dressed by Dr. Tolle
SOON we will miss the pleasant coun
tenance of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Green.
They move to Anderson next week for
the winter. Mrs. N. A. Green, Mr
Green's mother, will move from Green
ville and wvill occuipy his residence.
MR. W. J. P ICKvLE, who lives about
three and a half miles above here,
killed last week a hog weighing 530
p)omtd(s niett. It wras raised by Mr.
Pickle. What is the iuse of buying
Western bacon, whien so muuch of it
cani be raised at 'Iome ?
--Another lot tIne Stores, just ar
rived1, at OWNBEY BROS.
O UANO agents, merchants, a hotel
keeper wh:o has outside business, and
bloated bondhiolder's, are going to fur
nish many of our farmers wit h fertili
zers, &c., next year. Isn't it well
hat t here are such men in Easley who
can afford to help keep up the Indigent,
yet generally honest manm.
JIM ADAMS, the ticket Jagent who
was arrestedl in Charlotte some time
ago for defrauding th~e Railroad comi
pany., hams turned State's evidence, and
impleate<,1 four Conductors on the Air
Lie. Mr. Adams, we learn had bxeen
s~uspectedl of crookedness a long time
ago. We have but little faith in such
WM CARSON and Tom Goode, who
were tried at Greenville this week, for
thme murder of James Massey, were
convictedl of manslaughter and sen
tenced to ten years each in the peniten
tiary. As the prisoners were taken
away Goode remaked :"I' am glaid
we got off so light," and received the
congratulitions of several friends upon01
his goodl fortune.
WE learn of a new candidate in
Pickens for honorable mention. It is
Mr. Boggs, Junior, who may some day
follow in the footsteps of his., Lycur
There is also another aspirant, in our
town, for the councilman's chair. His
efforts will be united with those of his
father, Mr. Isaac Williams, in making
Easley one of the grand distributing
points of upper Carolina.
WE say hurrah for the farmers who
are honestly endeavoring to settle their
just accounts. despite the evil teach
ings which might have resulted from a
grand mass meeting. Make an effort
to pay up the merchants, f riends, so
that you may live off of theh favor
again next year. Remember those
who have so kindly fed and clothed
you, and who are willing to do it again
if you will but treat them right.
TRIAL JUSTICE'S COURT.-The fol
lowing cases have been disposed of by
Justice Gossett during the past week :
The State vs. Wmn. M. Welborn,
swindling. Case sent up to Court of
Sessions for trial.
The State vs. James H. o.. Durham,
assault and battery. Case transferred
to S. D. Stewart, Trial Justtee, for
Crisy Blassin game vs. Charles Smith,*
complalut to divide crop. Case con
tinued by defendant.
LIST OF LETTEUS
Remaining in the P. O. at Easley, on
the 22d November, 1883:
A-A. B. Alderman, John Alison, L.
B. Austin, (2).
B-Samuel Barr, Lulu Burton, (2), J.
0-Mrs. Kate L. Cureton. R. C. Car
Son and nother.
E-- Mrs. Cynthia Ellis.
F -Joseph E. Ferguson, (2), Rev, D.
C. Freeman (3).
I-Maria Hendrix, Allen Hendrix,
J-Hiannaha Johnson, John RI. John
K--G. R. Kelley.
L-.--R. O. Lesley.
M-C. E. Morgan, R. .J. Mattison, Sal
li.e Miller, Miss Lou E. Mauldin,
Eliza Mullinix, Rev. M%. E. Me
0-Mrs. D. D. Orr, Jasper Oates, Mrs.
Mary A. Oates.
R--J. IF.. Robinson.
S--G. WV. Stegall, Clayton Smith:,
T-'-J. G. T1raynham, Robert Taylor,
Alex Thaxton, Miss M. E. Tumnb
W-R. H1. Williams, N. H. Welborn.
Persons calling for the above letters
will pleaise say t hey are ad~vertised.
A LONZO M. F~OLGER, P. M.
Married, on the evening of thd~ 20t h,
by Rev. J. K. Mendenhall, JAS. P.
GOSSETTr, of Greenville, and Miss SAIr
LIE BR~OWN, of Williamnston..
On the 18th inst., by Rev. D. D.
IByars, LARKIN HUGHES and Mrs.
HEiSTER MCWHrORER, all of Pickens
Acid for Wheat and Oats.
I have on hand a Car-load
of NEVASSA ACID, all
of which I will sell for the
Cash or for Cotton Notes,
payable next Fall.
Eal3,J. R. GOSSETT, Agent.
Our Cotton Market has been quiet
this week. Sales for the week 93
bales. We quotq:
Flour per barrel............. .......0G
Prints....... .. .. . .. ...5
Cotton................... ...8 9
Eggs *11***0000000060. 000
C hickens 00000.0.0000......0 o......0 .10
PAY UP AT ONCE.
Those Indebted to us for Guano are
notified that they must come forward
and Settle at once, as we need and
iust have OUR MONEY. So do not
Those due us on Store Account must
settle up at once, so that we may be
enabled o supply you again. A word
to the wise is sufficient.
ROBINSON & WYA'IT.
Will be sold at Easley on Friday the
80th November, 1888, all the Per
sonal property of M. X. JONES, late
of Pickens County, deceased, consist,
lng in part, of TWO COWS, 1 TWO
hORSE Wagon, &c.
Also, a considerable stock of Her.
chandise, consisting of PLOWS, SU
GAR, COFFEE, MOLASSES and
other GROCERIES. Also,
Ladles HATS, RIBBONS, and 4
SM ALL LOT of other Dry Goods.
J. B. GOSSETT,
-AND DEALERS IN
Easley, S. O.
Invites the attention of
their patrons and the gene
ral public, to the large and
attractive Stock of Goods.
just opened, which embraces
Boots, Shoes, Grocer
and. in fact everything u'sual
ly kept in a stock of General
We call especIal attention to our
large STOCK of READY-MADE
CLOTHING, JEANS and SHOES.
You will find it to your interest to
examine them before purchasing.
When you want Flour call fot the
''FROS'T ;" for a " Choice Family "
it has no supe!'Ior.