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LOCAL AND COUNTY MATTERS.
EASLEY, S. C., DECEMBER 7.
PaBOF. MOORE, has nmoved ito one
of Col. R. E. Bowen's cottages.
MORE dwellings are much needed In
V. F. GARY, and family of Liberty
have moved to Our town.
MAJ. R. A. C HILD,D. F. Bradly and
G. W. Taylor, Esq, all of Pickens,
were In town this week:
MR. W. M. HAGOnD, was *pilte sick
this week. He Is improving, and we
vish for him an early recovery.
WANTED, One Thousand bushels of
Corn. Will pay the highest market
price in cash. OWNBEY BROs.
WE'are glad to learn that Maj. 11. C.
Briggs is convalescent. We hope to
see hin out in a few days. .
REV. J. W. IUTCHINs, has moved
into his new house on Table Rock
IWE are mnder obligations to Rev.
J D Tally for a few copies of tho Green
ville Mountaineer, published In 1838.
JOHN S. LATHAM, is moving to his
reshlecie in town this week. We ex
tend to him and family a hearty wel
LooK out next week for the Law
Card of Taylor & Cary, of Pickens.
It came too late' for publicntion this
MRS. N. A. GREEN. has moved
from Greenville to Easley. She oceu
pies IV. 11 Green's new cottage, in
west end of town.
THE cotton gtins are not crowded,
and there are a fewer iuiber of bales
lying around gin houses than we usu
ally see at this seasoi of the year.
RIv. S. A. GRY. has .killed t wo
hogs ten and a haLlf mont hs old1, whose
average wveight was 274 lbs nett. One
of them weighed over 290 lbs. W ho
iss NICHoLSoN, at daighter of
Rev. W. Pi. Nicholson. former p~astor
of the Presbyterian Churches of this
County, is visiting friends in Easley.
iMEsslis. MAHbONEy. Aeres and But
ler, from Atlanta were in town this
week. A trio of elever' gentlemen. Mr.
B., wear's ani exceptionably merry
couniteniance now, and we know why.
' DON'T fail to readl the advertisement
of Ownbey Bros., to be found on our
Supplement. T1hey3 are' )1&preparedl to
furnish you wIth every kind of C hrist
,J. Li. lHENDEnsON, killed a hog,
about 18 months old, this week, weigh
ing 550 pounds nett. A nother proof of
what can be done in the way of raising
our own meat, with a little (nare.
TH E young folks have many p~leas
uires in antieipation for the next three
weeks. On Christmas day, the young
ilen will ride in a Tournament, aind in
the evening of the same day, there will
be charades &c., in the Academy Hall,
given by the young ladiecs and gentle
men of this3 village. Let every one be
present, that cani possibly be there, to
enjoy 11 merry Cht rlstmna
OWNBEY BROS. will have on Exhi
bition for the next four weeks, many
curiosities in CHRISTMAS GOODS,
Fire-works, Toys of every description,
&c. They extend a pressing invitation
to their many friends and customers
who desire goods in th-it line to call
and examine their immense stock B-4
THERE will be a free Entertainment
consisting of speeches, dialognes, ch-t
rades and music, given In the Easley
Academy on Wednesday night, De
cember 12th. The public are invited to
WE were extremly glad to see our
Pickens correspon(lent in town on fes
terday. May he always be as happy as
he now is, and live long,to reap the ben
elits which his high talents claim for
LET every tone attend the formal
closing of the Easley High School
next week. Prof. Moore gives his
scholars a monthi holiday and will then
set hard to work agatin In our midst.
He Is what the people of Easley iee(l,
a thorough good teacher.
WE call attention of the young peo.
ple to the Social Entertainment given,
"Complimentry to tle young ladies of
t he Easley High School," on Thursday
evening next. Invitations hIve been
issued anid the young men of town
will labor for' the enjoyment of the
young ladies of the school, town, coun
ty and our neighboring vill:ges.
ON Wednesday and 'lhutrsday eve
nings of this week Frank Weston's
Combination were in town. He is an
"adept in the art'' of slight of hand ;
anl shows himself ofl to the full
amusement aii( entertainment of his
audience. With him he has the Lilipu
tian family, which Is evilently a rare
and very interesting curiosity. HiS
powers of speech are certainly well (e
veloped, which ",lelds enchantment to
the seene." The little folks as well as
the grown people gave him a warm re
ception ou Wednesday ilght.
OUR PICKENS LETTER.
PICKENS C. 11., Dec. 6, 1883.
DEAR MESENGRR: Pickens is
still alive and( blooming.
Yor ickens corresp~ondlent hopes
t hat the editors of the spicy MESSEN
GER will not be called upon to order
"coffee and pistols'' for three.
Christmas will soon be here, and the
ltttle folks are talking of "Santa
Claus'' and stockings already. We
h~eardi a young lady say t he other day
she intended to hang hers up, andl ei
peeted to catch a fellow. We suppose
he is very diminutive.
TJhere is a little Georgia nightingale
upl here whose throat is a nest'of sing
Monday was sa lesday, and not very
many p~eople were in town. T1wo tracts
of land were sold ; one belonged to
the Phillpot estate, In Central T1own
ship, andl contained 85 acres. It was
bought by E. H-. Laivrence for $410.
Th le other tract was the Ferguson es
tate, locatedl within two miles of this
place, and contains 200 acres. It was
bid off by 0. L. Dunrant for $890.
Mr. Parker Jordan, a brother of
Mrs. McCaslan and one of Abbeville's
most refiued gentlemen spent last Sun
dar in town.
Dr. J. R. Riley was pounded last
Wednesday night by a large number of
friends and admirers. By early dark
his parlor piazza and front yard were
packed full of people. whel-barrows,
jugs, flour sacks and inany other pal.
atable things. Judge J. It. Newton in
a happy little speech, lin which he spoke
of Dr. Riley's eminent abilities, both
as a iniister and a teacher, as well as
those qualifications of his large heart,
which always win for him golden opin
lons, presented thu huge pounds and a
purse of ioney to the Doctor. His
response of thanks was touching, beal..
tiful and expressive, and may be
smtyed up in onte seutence uittered by
hims'elf :4I had rather be loved and
appreciated by my friends than to hold
the highest position in the hnd."
The College boys piulled hair last
Friday night over the "power of the
pen and the sword." Messrs. Ifiley
and Mauldin suipported the aflirnative
and Messrs. Bruce and Morgain the ne
gative. Mr. Adans Davies delivered
an original speech on "Patriotism."
'T'he speeches were well written and
delivered. The boys show marked im
provement every entertainment they
h:rve. There was a little "Belseh-izor"
knocking of knees and patting of
hearts agaiust ribs, bit on the whole.
we never heard college boys do better.
The boys were helped oti in the exer
cises by the softer eleiment of the
school rendering sonie excellent pieces
of mn usic. Miss Nantnie Edwards
"knocked the black" out of -Old
Black .loe." Miss Marie MeGasian aid
Miks Lynda )Lovett quaireled over the
difference between "liking and lov
ing." One contended that there was
but little difference and agreed with
Mr. Byron, that
"Friendship is love without its wings."
The other contended that such was
not the case, but that ti-ere was a soft
ness and a thrill about love which was
an entire stranger to friendship. The
piece was good ind1eedl. Some salid
they liked it and so~ne said they Loved
it. It was shinmnering sunhlleamIls
pitced against raveni tresses, the mel
low gray against the keen black. the
Palmetto State against Georgia Gold.
fieltis, t he Lark, which heralds the
streaks of morning against the Night
ingale, rivaling a sonigstress whose lips
the attic bees had stung with the nee
tar of sweetness. Here is the thought
which flashed through the mind of the
writer: If t hose two girls were cut
out in little stars and~ placedl in the
firmament, all the world would be in
love with night. C.
Married, at the residence of Capt.
R. E. Steele, on the 21st ult., by the
Rev. J. R. Riley, D. D., J. J. RoRINS
and Miss ELTzABETHI MILLER, and
ROBERT KNOX and Miss EMMA MIL
LER, all of Pickens. The brides are
sisters, andl were nu rriedl at the same
time anud by the same ceremony.
Married, Thursday, Nov. 29th, by
Rev. D). C. Freeman, B. .J. WILLTAMS,
,tr., and1( Miss VICTORIA .JONES, all of
On Sunday amor'nitng, Dec. 2d, by
Rev. J. W. Hutchins, at his own resi
dlence, WM. VEREL, of Alabama, and
Mrs. 17. A. BASWELL, of Pickens
At Pickens C. H., Sunday evening,
Dec. 2d, by Rev. O. L. Durant, T. A.
McMAHIAN and Miss MAMIE 'V. BAR.
TON, all of Pickens County.
At the residence of the bride's pa
rents, Tuesday evenhug, Dec. 4th, at 4
o'clock, by Rev. J. R. Riley, W. ).
GLENN, of LIiberty, ud Mrs. AiA
hUMBERT, of Easley.
The last named couple left on the
5:93 p. tn. Train for Atlanta on a bri
Our Cotton Market has beet quiet
and lower. Sales for the week 10.
bales. We quote :
n............... .........9 (8
Flour per barrel ............ ......gagg
a Shirting............... ..............5* (a)6
44 . 0........................7 g(t
Prints.................... ..5 @8
Eggs --.----...........5 240M
B itter ..................................... 15 4120
0'Chicken.s ............................1 0 2 0
Cornk......... ...........70 75
ADAM C. WELBORN,
Counsellor at Law,
GREENVILLE, S. C.
Practices in the State and
U. S. cou'rts.
Oflice in Cleveland Block, over Isaac
Weil's Clothing House.
For Sale or Rent,
My House and Lot, situated ait Pick
eusville. Dwelling house has six.
r0011, and under it a good collar.
One large Store-house, Counter and
Shelving complete. Stable, with seven
stalls and large fodder loft. As good
a well of water as in the State. Termus
liberal. Apply on premises.
D. C. MOORE.
H. P. JOHNSON. F. P. CLELAND.
AN UPV TOI W
Should have their Pictures taken at
JOHNSON & CLELAND'S
GALLERY, GREE NVILLE, S. C.
We are prepared to make FERRO
TYPES, PHOTOGRAPIIS, Copy and
Good Pictures made in cloudy
weather. Pay us nor no one else
for poor Pictures.
JOHNSON & CLELAND,
g' 'The only Reliable Ferrotype
Gallery ini the South.
PAY UP AT ONCE.
Those indebted to uts for Guano are
notified that they must conme for ward
and Settle at once, as we need and
mmust have OUR MONE Y. 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 suficient.
ROBINSON & W YATT.