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IIE TITE, IHE PAss.-A few
days ago a Man with a meek and
humble expossiou and wearing a
smnmer suit of clothes applied 4o
m)e of the railroad passenger
agents for a deadhead pass to 'To
'Why do you want to go to To
'T-o git mnarrie'd.'
'A nd you havii't money ?'
'N:t above twenty-five cents.'
'iIa(n't yoit better be worth
your fare to Toledo before taking
a wife on your liands to support?'
'You don't understand the case,
protested the man. 'I'm going to
anu-ry a widow worth at least $5,
000, and the first thing I shall do
will be to remit you the price of a
icket. ]'im poor and the widow
knows it, but she marries me for
lie protested so long and e11(arn
lv that he was finally passed
down the road. Two (ays1 eaps
(d and theni a letter was received
frm him, saving:
'I leaven bess you for your kind
n(s5 ! Rchlid here all right, anil
larried te widow aecOr1(hugr to
progran In MO. It, turns out, she isn't
worth a cpper, In thIi isemg
y 111a) 1 ask you to pass us both
t.) Detroit, where I. have hopes of
triking a job?'
IN ri1 Lou.-'What does
vy)ur Sister say about imle?' ask ed
It yiIlong Imal of the s1mall brother
tof the maiden le thought he loved.
'Oh, lots ! seitentiously ex
(1niied the precocious boy.
'Well, tell me,' Said tille youth,
in a coaxing voice.
'She Says you've gdt lots of
'W~ell what else ?'.
'I don't like to tell.'
'0Oh, come ; tell mue andl .1Il give
'Well, she says that if she ever
ma~rried y0ou lhe'dl la you to
fo rmer Cornstalk f'or a scarIeer ow.
'Is that all?' he sar'castically in
'Ono ! She said if it w asn't
for y'ourI ears thme top) part of youri
head would be an island, anid that
if your nos was5 aU little longer
you could stir' your coffee with it,
But the young man had closed
the front door after him and scoot
((I down~ theI street Onl a dlog trot.
-'Your little b)oy applear's to be
particularly lively, madam.' 'Oh,
ye.s, reslponded the lady, sweetly,
lhe thinks he is in church.'
-- 'I'll make anl oat of that,' is
wliat a farmner salid whten p)lant ing
TLrE BALLS HE WILL Go To.
--'lIello? Beaky,' said young
Yeast to' his friend Crimsonbeak,
meeting at that club the other eve
ning. 'Are you going to any of
the balls this winter?'
'Oh, yes, I expect to,' answered
Crimsonback, taking his friend by
Which o)CS are you going to?'
'Well, if the present state of my
exchequer continues,' replied
Cilmnsonbeak, noticing the dilapi
dated condition of his clothes, 'I
expect to go to the three gilt
BE-Folou: AND AFTI.-- ello
I low (d' (0, ole pard ! low is
Nibbs this morn,
Officeholder--Pard(on~ me, sirI,
but I do not remember you.
Stralnger- --Oh, st uff, stuff !
Don't you remember last week
what a jo:lv time we had moilng
the bovs, and how you set 'em II)
in all the saloons inl our' division,
m:114 howN We prom11enaded arm11-in
arm11l) nI' day, and hOw mue an(d Bill,
di Mike Showed you the
O)fficehlder--A hideed ! ~Well,
yol inlay be riihit; but that was
jefore clectionl day. I. (1don'treca
vou low. (..o(d day!
Ci nismaum xe'sNs A.Tsu' CAFSS.
'Illow long have vou been mar.
ried ! aske(d the vlerk at. Ile 110tel
desk. as t.he 1 eluerl bri(degroom
'Two) weeks, 're-plied the halppy
F41 ront ! (ried the clerk show the
gentlemanII to parlor IB. Fifteen dol
larts n day,1 sirI.
Thir wie, ahn said the
Oh, exculse mue. Frot, show the
gent lemuan to 82 , b~ack. Takl e the
elevator'. F~our dollars a week,
.-A mtole 0on the n)ose indientes
that a mian il ! beL a great trtiaveler
--proably to get out of the way of
j)eople wvho mtake p~ersonal re
Little G eorge was qusindthe
lte ay about his big sister's
beau. 'llow 01(1 is he ?' '1 dlon't
hnitow.' 'Well, is he young?' 'I
Itink so, for lhe hasn't any hair on
hl i head.'
A New York paper asks ; -Whio
are the fools !' ando it has received
no't es frow over 1,000 married men
asking if it means to insult them.
'D)on't trouble yourself' to stretch
your' mouth any w idel-,' said a
to standl oultside( wheni I dr'aw
H. P. JOHNSON. F. P. CLELAlD
AND UP TO
Shoudk1 Iv thelir Pictires takeun at
JOHNSON & CLELAND's
GALLERY, GREE NVILLE, S. C.
W eh1 piepared to imike FERItO
T YPES, PHOTOGRAPHS, Copy and
DE@ 61CE7 A .T ICWS.
Good Pictures made in cloudy
weather. Pay us nor no one else
for poor Pictures.
.J1HNSON & CLELANI)
'p" Th'le only Rtelialet Ferr'ot vpe
(:11ery ii the Soith.
Leading Drug Store,
F. A. WALTER, PROPRIETOR.,
Co. Ma in (nd Wa(1shingtqon s.s.,
Gi aE E.V LiL E. S. C.
PuLt re Dri'iugs. MI edici nes, Paints.
Oils, Dye Stuffs, Toilet aticles,
the best brinds of Segars and To
bacco, NotionS, etc., at prie's as
low as can he f(uld inl the State.
Polite and attentive ( Ieiks, witi a.
full anUd ' select stock of Goods is
Ouri Leading Inducements. Our
cafnot be excelled, as w( have use
I'l, a1,: well as ornamen1cltal artiecs,
Cor your wife, husband, sweetheart,
chiil o1r friend, and ill at bottofl
p'ices. Don''t fail to give m1e a
1all, ald y'ouare sure to depart
hl:11. I am sol Agent. 1or1 this
county for the celehl'ated
the merits of wh ich cani not be
FOR TH'IE NEXT' FORITY D)AYS4
RtOB IN SON & WYATT
EASLEY. S. (*.,
Will sell at the L~OW EST1 ligures,
and)( W\inter stock o.f goods,
conisist in g of
H ar'dwar'e, Grioceries
and1 Gr ocer's Dr)iugs, ini order to
muske room for' their
We keep constantly on hand a
full line of choice CGroceries, To
$&''iveus a call and we w ill be smie
to sell to you if low prices ar dv( esired.
Show your aIpreciat ion of' the
new enterprise by subsciing for
IiTm: M ESSEwe -H
WHEN YOU GO TO
It will be more than a "IDollar In
your Pocket " to examine
ROBERTS & DAVID'S
imense Stock of DRY G00D before
buyig. Wanit of space forblis uis
giving antytlhliing like a full descripnion
of all the goods we keep; so we can
only give a partiail price lt :
I ollme-Imade bed-tiCkeing that -wilt
hold water, 20, 22 aid. 25c. E xtra
h:Iravy drill 74 and 8e ; good shirting
5e ; heavy shirting 6c; sheleting 1 yard
wide,.6j. 7 and 8c. We sell the best
10(. bleae d goods in t . vorld, It Is a
fill yard wide, and perfectly frtee from
sar.ch, Ileavy Jean s 25e. Georgia jeans
40c, North Carolina jeans 27. 33, 4')
and 41e. All-wool twilled red Flannel
onlv 25c; ludf-wool dress goods 10c
bauitifil clt ngeable dress go)ods 12.Ie,
worth 25e. Elegait Silk eltect dress
goods 2.5,. wort.i 40c. 11est line of
in t he CI y. Ladies cloth for 0C U
LABS, all-wool, 1.1, yards wide, in
hIck, brown, greet. garnect, bronze
an d blue, $I.00 and $1.10.
WValking Jfielets and Cloaks from
I.adit's aMid gents Fiaumiel Vests from
12 pair Ladi's White l(lose for 90e.
12 pair " colored "-" $1.01.
We will sell you a full boned, silk
-mbroidered, 5--hook 75e Oorset for
)0v ; (don't forget this)
White BIed spreads from 90(.., up
our $1.4(1. h.avy spreaud is a hargain.
Bed comforts 90e. $1.0) $1.10, $1.6),
$1.75. $2.00. $2.50, $3 00.
Ve carry t.he largest stock of
in the uipper plrt of t he State. We
also iandle (reenville Knitting Cot ton
40c. per lb; Kniii hng Wool le per
bank. Or $1.00 per )lb.
S PE CIA L-E ver y eust omer huy
ing oo(ds to hle aoot of ONE 1)OL
Sl'A or more., will be presented vit 11
one of our luaunisone cH ISTMAS
P JLAQUES. en h w one oIt ln is a w-ork
of Art, anti for del'o'atinlg pupIMoSes
If you can not come send fot Sam
ples and IPrice List.
U0IECRE TS & DAVID.
IIeltUartj llers for Drs Gi~(oods,. Blac k
and( Coloredl SilIk's, Bhzick CashmereC1(",
IlenriiettIa (lothI s, Albait ross C loths,
Begalinec Cloths, and1( ini fact everv
An exqJuisite' line of Willking Jack
Bro(s'. F"ineI Shoes for Lad1ies, Misses
friend(1. 1t. takIes bt one trial t~o matke
for thei ml aCustomer. For
S/yie, Fit and Comzfort1
they ar'e unexcelled
Tfable inens11, TIo wels, ilanikt.,~
Napkinis and~ Dles'1' ini ab~lt~undac(.
?3EB"~ Conm an d see us. Prices ani
induicemen~it. *Bargains to be had( a1t
J. H. MIORGAN & BRO.,
Wholesale anmd Retammil Merchiants,
GHE~ENVILLIE, S. C.
.AIl per'sons ho)llding 2 chtlims aga):ins t.
thef Estate (of M. M. dones, deeC'd, wi':1
presen1t thli'.n to mue pr1opl)y pr'oven,
andi 11 al pesons oinlg Ih e saidl Estate',
will malike prIomplt paymienlt to meI(.
J1. R. G OSSETlT, A~lhn'r.
TEasleyt in .1 188 LII