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ghe gaxsleg MJessenger.
EASLEY, S. C., DECEMBER 21.
OWING to the rush of new adver
tisements, we are compelled to post
pone uitl next week, two important
Da. F. A. MItLES "and lady, from
Oreenville. paid a visit to relations in
Easley, last week.
REv' S. P. H1. EiLWELTj preaches his
f rewell sermon in the Methodist
C hurch, next Sunday, the 23rd instant.
CAPT. J. 'Y. BUTLER, from Atlan
ta., was in towh on Tuesday. Before
he comes again his happinness will be
WHEN you go to Greenville he sure
to call on .J. A. Goodwin, if you want.
something nice for Christmas. It*
The Soelal Entertainment, given in
the Chapel of the Easley' Academy on
last Thursday evening was a grand suc
cess. Read the card of thanks from
the young ladies.
MISSES LULA CLYDE and Florie
Stacy, have utilized their time and tal
ent to a great advantage recently.
Their hamsome donations in our midst
have rendered hearts trily grateful.
A FEW days of'last week and two of
t his, were bitter cold. Not cold enough
however, to freeze the affections of
Willie R., although the fire was in
crease(l in order to warm them.
They have you "down filely," Will !
WE record the sad death of Samuel
Holcombe, son of Col. W. Holcombe.
formerly of .Pickens, which occulrred
near Atlanta last week. He was a
very plousA, kind-beated, anid induist ri
ous gentleman. We extend our sym
pathies ro the bereaved family.
TH1E nicest lot of French and plain
Candies, Raisins, Nuts, &c., in Green
ville, can be found at J. A. Goon.
WIN'S. I tL
CHARADES will be given in the
Easley Academy3, On Friday n igh t,
December 28th, to aid ini paying for
Piano. The public are invited to at
tendl. Admission 25 cents for grown
persons, and1( 15 Cents for children.
11EV. WV. P. KIIRToN, ha~s been sent
to the Pickens circuit, by the S. C.
Methodist Conference, ie moves in
on Monday night and takes the p~lace
of Rev. S. P. HI. Elwell, who goes to
Ninty-six soon to serve that circuit.
Mr. Elwell, faithfully servedi his peo
p~le here for the past four y'ears. His
influence has been potent in our midst,
and he leaves behind him many friends
and admirers. Snicu ss to him in lis
new field of labor.
TH~E Enatertainment at the A cademy
on Wednesday night of kast week, was
a brillant success. Among t he visitors
present were Maj. D. Bradley of "The
Sentinel," and Prof. and Mrs. WV. M.
McCaslin, of the Piedmont Institute,
and othe.:s from Picke ns.
WE are fully assured that the long.
talked of Tournament will come oil
on Christmas D~ay, and every thaing
will to& arranged for the comfort of
those present. Thler'e will also be a
Social Entertainment in the Easley
Academy at night.
36 A good Wheeler & Wilson
Sewing Machine can be bought cheap
fromt HImDQENS & JiUmaENt
We would call your especial atten
tion to the following advertisemen ts
from Greenville :
Miessrs.jF. W. Poe & Co., will clothe
and Shoe you i the neatest and
Messars. Roberts & Davil offers
you bargals In Dress Goods of every
description, usu'tlly found In a filst
class D.ty Goods store.
Mr. Rt. M MacDonald offers you
Machinery, the "Hancock inspirator,"
&c., &a., and will reptir your Machl
iery, all at the lowest figures.
Mr. S. M. Snider, offers you the very
best, neatest and cheapest Watches,
Clocks, Jewelry, &c., he says, to be
Mr James McPherron says lie is pre
pared to furnish all of Greenville.
Pickens, Laurens and Spartanburg
with Holiday Goods.
Dr. F. A. Walter, comes to the front
wit h1 one of the fiest assortments of
Dirug, Medicinles, Christias Goods.
&c., to be found in Greenville.
II. F. Williams, Agt.. will make
you feel happy, by slpplying you with
th best brands of whiskey, Brandies,
Wines. To)acco and Cigars, to be
found in Greenville.
R D Garrett, is ready to sell you some
of the best Jewelhy, watches, clocks,
&c., and a nice line of Christmass
Goods. Repairing neatly done.
Joseph Weston, will fit you in either
a pair of boots or shoes, cheal) for c aslh
and of the best material.
J. G. Black, the "Old Stand-by,'
comes to the front with watchs.
Clocks, Jewelry, Pistols, Stationery,
&c., consisting in part of nice Holiday
J. A. Goodwin, keeps choice Grocer.
ies, &c. le can't be beaten in the
city, both in quiality and prices.
Rend them all carefully, and whe,
you go to Greenville. do not fail to call
oni each and every one of thet abovt
firm e, andl see for yourselves. It will
priove mlore than we cani tell you.
[For th Messenger.]
The Little Ones.
Who can tell the sweet surprise 01
dlescribe ini app~ropriate hianguiage
scene like the following:
T1hce (lay had closed and all wa:
hushed to silence. The evening cur
tains were throwvn over the town t<
wrap it upl in night's repose, when w4
heard approaching footsteps as if
large i, 'mber were coining. Su(ddenly
all the li te children ancd larger (hiil
(reln too, of T1abla Rock street, led bj
Willie Folger, entered the (dining roon
and with smiling _faces, and sparkling
eyes, laidl their several bundles on th<
dlining table and round about. Whal
did it all mean ? It was their pound.
ing party. It was their expressions o:
welcome to us of aL home in thecil
midst. We sooni found our1 eyes were
bathed, unot in cool water from thec
wash b~owl, but in wa:'m tears. Aftei
spending an hour or two wit h us thi
dlear little ones left us to see, and en.
joy the good things they brought us,
In going away they carried' with them
our benedictions and~ prayer that God
would bless the little ones, anyhow.
J. W. HUTeII1NS.
[For The Messenger.]
The yoing ladies of the Easley High
School return their many thanks to the
young gentlemen of Easley for thu
Social Entertainment given In com
pliment to them, on the night of the
13th inst. It was an occasion which
was greatly enjoyed, an,] will ever be
remembered by them as the bright sil
ver lining of the dark cloud of ten
months' lard study. which lad just
rolled by and been buried in the obliv
lon of the past.
YOUNG LADIES OF THE E. II. S.
CoLUNBIA, Dec. 18.
The Senate to-day killed the bill which
had passed the House repeiling the
lien law after January 1st, 1885. It
also killed the bill making a large ap.
propriation for the completion of the
Tihe fight on the Railroad bill will
open to-morrow and is expected to be
a tough one, the slde being aboiut
evenly divided alnd both being very
mtuich in earlest.
COUIIA D.ccember 19. -Thr, Sen
ate Finance Commit tee reported unfit
vorably on the appropriaition of ten
t housand dollar1s to represent the State
at the World's Exposition. After a
considerable fight the unfavorable re
port was tabled and th1% appropriati 1on
aillowed. The a ppropriation bill then
passed its Second reading without hn
porstant aimlendtiment with t 1! exception
of raising the appropriation from sev
enteen to twenty thousand for the
Citadol Academty%,. The Raih oad bill
ws nade t.le special order for to-ior
I 1 1KFN NALC.
Ma.-rried. hy Rev. ,J, W. 1114tchi8s,
on the 6th Decemer, at the resideIe
of the bride's father, Frank Ellis, of
Pickens Cotunty, anI Miss Sallie Roper,
of Anderson (C'ounutv.
By the saine. oi December, 13th, at
Oakland Solt h. Eas Iv, Thomas
Ilrowni and Miss Janie Perry, all of
On 18th Dee., ini Christ church,
Grieenvil le, by Rev. E. Calupers, A. 1
It A I FFE, of 0 harlast on, and1 M is
MA RY *3LAZEN~lt, of Piekenis Coiunty.
Leading Drug Store,
F. A. WALTER, PROPRIETOR.,
C7or, ain and Washington Sis.,
GRE ENVILL E. S. C.
Pure D~rugs, Medicines, Paints,
Oils, lDye Stuffs, Toilet articles,
the best brands of Segars andl To
bacco, Notions., etc., at prices as
low as can he found iU the State.
Polite and attentive Clerks, with a
fuland select stock 1f Goods is
orLeading Inducements. Our
cannot be excelled, as we have use
f'ul, as well as ornamental articles,
for your w if'e, husband, sweethecart,
child or friend, and all at bottom
prices. D~on't fail to give me a
call, and you are sure to depart
h~appy. 1 am sole Agent for this
county for the celebrated
the merits of which cannot be
D.ec 21 -4f
S H 0
GREENVILLE, S. C.
J. .. L.A.K,
Main St., Greenville, S. e.
WA T CHES, JR IJELIR , CLOCKS
8WIRepairin g donle promp Itly, andI4~
at Low RIates, for cas~h. /
arec respectfully invited to visit
The mountain City
SAMPLE AND POOL
Main St., Cauble's Block,
where they will find one of the
best stocks ot WINES, LIQUORS,
SEGARS and TOBACCO, in the
A Specialty. The celebrated
CORN WHISKIES, &c., &c.
Attached to the house is a
RE ST A R AY 1'T,
Where all the delecacies of the
season can be found at all hours.
HI. F. WILLIAMS, Agt.
Dec 2 1-tf Proprietor.