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S__plenent to The Messenger.
-Columbusi (Ga.) Sentiidel : Sever
al parties that leit our State last Fall
for the West, write back that theylon't
fiud it as they expected. This reminds
its of the Georgia youth who went to
Texas to better his condition a few
years ago, and penned the following
lines tolis nMother while in that State :
"I am sitting on tlhe stile, mother,
Which doesn't coiuelde
With what the agent promised me
I'd find upon this side.
Ile said that all was green out here,
That cori was twelve feet high;
The corn is on my foot, mother,
And the green is in my eye.
Thuis morn I bade a long farewell.
To my Stiunday coat of blue,
I pawned It to buy a stami)
To send these lines to von.
If I can e'er get back again,
That agent P'll destroy;
I'll stop his lying, that I will,
s sure as Pin You. BoY.'
Children or adults subject to ear
ache should wear a little raw cot
ton in the ears during this scason.
A good way to exercise the arms
is to swing them backward and for
ward, touching them each time.
A medical writer suggests the
use of oil of wmntergreen, with an
equal quantity of olive oil or soap
liniment, as an applictation for
Sage tea, with a little bay rum
addel, makes a goaod wash for the
hair when it inclines to fall out.
It. renders the hair sott and indu
Brush the hair every night and
keep the scalp clean an(d free from
dandruff ; also clip the ends of'
the hair regularly once every
month, if you would keep it thick
'The tongue should be washed
every day, as well as the teeth.
Many perlsonls who are very care
fuli of' the teeth neglect this. I(t
keeps the breath sweeter and leaves
a pleasanlt taste.
MI. Vieusse, p~rincipal medical
oflicer of the medical hosp)ital at
Oran, states that excessive sweat
ing of thme feet;, under whatever
form it appears, can b~e quickly
('ured by enrfulCIlly condullcted fric
tioni with thme subi -nitrate of his
munth, anid even in the f'ew cases
where4L this suppreiCsses the abu n
(u!t Suwonti n nly temnor'arile it
still removes the severe pain and
the fetidity which often accompa
ny the secretion. Dr. Vieusse
has never found any ill consequen
ces to follow the suppression of the
ToPNoDDY.-'My dear.,' said Mr.
Topnoddy to his wife Wednesday,
'did you know the circus had left
town and there was to be no exhi
'No, Topnoddy, I didn't, and I
don't care, either.'
'Well, my dear, I do. You know
I always liked circuses. There's
something so youthful and invig
orating about theni. They never
have anything new, of course, but
for one to go and see a show, and
bear the same old jokes he heard
when he was a little boy, brings
back fond recollections of child
hood, and renews his youth.'
'It. doesn't -strike me that way.
All I have been able to see is a
clown and a donkey trying to see
how mnuch worse they can make
themselves than their Creatoi in
tended them to )e.
'Don' you like to see! that ?'
'I might if I wasn't so used to
it, but I have had the same combi
nation right here in the house with
me so long that the novelty is worn
off, and I want'to see someth1ling
else when I go to a show.'
Topnoddy glanced at himself in
the glass, and went out without
A Soun Is1osrrIos.-In a can
test ever a will a certain witness
was giving hi. evidence as to the
(lisposition of the testator.
'Was he a good-natured man
asked the attornev.
'Wa he cross, thten?'
'Well, yes, rather, in places.'
'W~as he very cross?'"
'How cross was he ? Give us. an
example of his dipsto.
'Well, sir, he was that cross that
when he called up) the cows at
muilking~ time it made the milk
-That's enough. Stand down.'
'To BE PrruIm.-'I see thait an
Ohio p)ostmristress hais re'signed her
position in ord~er to get rnai rl.'
remarked old Penedict to his
Poor thing ! I pity her,' said his
'Why so ?'
'Because, after the honeymoon
is over, she'll have to sit up nearly
every night and wait till the male
SOW' AV. 'S. O imEG"tY, Oltr Fore
man, is authorize( to receive and
contract for .o) work, &c.,for Tuse
GEA) XV. .TAY IOR. .JAMI-8 1'. CARY
TAYLOR & CARY,
.Att::rxnle-yr at ia-,r
PICKE'NS C. 11., S. C.
I . P. J'I*NSON. -P. C3. iEAND.
AND L' TO
-hoild have their Pitures taken at
JOHNSON & CLELAND's
G(A.LLltY, GliEERNVILL1E, s. C.
S S. CS
We are prepared to i:t'i FERIO
TYPES, PiIOTOGIR 1 llS, Copy and
Good Pictures made in cloudy;
weather. Pay us nor no one else
for poor Pictures.
JOHNSON & CLEl.tND,
miheoly I-t--liale( Ferrot vpel
Gallery i I the s>t8 .
J. A. COOK,
GOODS, AC., AC.,
GIEENVILLE, S. C.
Call on me and e'xamine the
"Exelior* Cook Stove "
before you b)uy elsewhere.
.Tinnpare and Hlous~e Pur
nisin G~oods~ at shot-cop
T I'STW M.A..~EE
At Whlele~, , Cheapter thanit the
WUE N YOU GO ' O
It will he more than a "111ar in
your Pocket" to examine
ROBERTS A DAVID'S
immeniuouse Stock of DRY 00 DS hefore
buiIIg. Want of sy'tee forIids ius
griving anything like n full descriptint
of alflthe goods we keep; so we can
only give a partil price ht :
1I.uIlome-mde bed-tieking flaut will
hol Water, 20, 22 and 25v. Ext ra
he'avy (rill 7j and 8. ; good shirting
Se ; hueavy shirtinlg 6e ; sh 'et ilg I yard
wide, 61. 7 and 8(. We sell the bekst.
Ilue bleache d goodis in I Ih - world, it is a
fll yard wide, andl perfectly free fromlf
starch. Heavy Jeans 25e, Georgia jeans
40v, North Caroliina jeais 27. 33, 4
an)d 45v. All-wool t willed red Flaumel
onlv 25e; half-wool dress goods 10v
beauitifull ch~ligeable dress- woods' 121v,
wi)rth 25c. Elega int Silk e.'vet dres.4
goods 25c. wor h 40(. Bvst lhie of
in the City. Ladies (loh.1 for CIRCI'.
LA Bs, all-wooI, I 1. yards wile, in
black, brown, gr1441n. garn.1et, bronizo
ui blue, $1.00 :111d $1.11).
Walkin(r Jaeets an(l (loaks from
Ladlies and gents Flaniul Vests from
12 pair L:idlias White lIose for 90e.
12 pair " colordl - -- $1 .1)0 .
We vill seil yol a full lOned, .iflk
"Imbrole(red, 5hook 75)( 0 orset1. forl
50*c ; (doi't forget tis).
White Bed sprenAd1 from 0e. up:
our $1.40 ivavy spread i, a bargain.
(Red coiforts 90e, $1,0), $1.40, $1.Bj,
$1.75. $2.00, $2.50. $3 00.
We carry ih(- largest stock of
ill t;he upper Imlart of the State. We
' iso I)in lle G reel Iville in1it ting Cot tonl
40c. per lb ; Knitting Wool 12c per
hink. or $1.00 per 11).
SPE-J CIA. L - viry cistoiier huIiv
ing Goods to(I, amIount of ONE DOi.
LA R or more, will be presented wi h
one of our hamlsoine CHRIST MAS
PLAQUES, each one of then is a work
of Art, and for decoratinig pjlrposes
If you can not come send for Sam
ples and Price List.
1 E01111E i'S & DAVIgD.
One and AlI,
ROBINSO)N & WYATT
1 ASL4EY, S. C.,
Have j ustreceived their Pall
andl Winter stock of goods,
and Grocers D~rugs.
8&-ive~ us a call amnd we will be sure
to sell to yo01 if low pr!ices are desired,