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LOCAL AND COUNTY XATTERS.
Legal Advertising. -Parties having I
Legal advertisements to publish, are
reminded that there is no law govern
ing the matter, and guardians, admin- i
istrators, executors and others, can
have their printing done at any office
they may des nate. SW As THE i
MESSENGER Olers a much lower rate t
for such work than has been the rtile (
heretofore in this section, those having
the interest of their charge in mind,
will make a note of this fact.
-.-.List of appointments for the An- I
derson Circuit of M. E. Church : I
Fairview, 4th Sabbath in each month.
Harmony, 1st " " "
Smith's Chappel, 2d Sab.
Savannah chureh, 3(1 Sab."
M. E. McKissICK, P. c.
-Next Monday It Salesday in Pick- i
--We are glad to report that Mrs. s
Quilian is able to be out again.
-Messrs Nix & Howard are having a
large sign painted over their stoe
-Snow covered the back mountains
-The March winds will soon be
-Read the long account of the great
storm to be found in this issue.
--A Grand Chapter of the Knights
of the Golden Rule will be organized
oii the 4th of April at Spartanburg.
-Miss Lillic Gossett, we are glad to
state, has 42 schohrs in her school in
the Ballenitine settlement.
--Read the Law card of Messrs An
sel & Newton, and whCU you are in
Law troubles recollect them.
-Rev. W. H. Kirton preached in
th-1m. feth:dist church last Sunday a.
very earnest ser'mnon.
-Conie onl Canlilates! Give us Voilr
names and five dollar bills. We mnean
reguilar bank notes
Mr. 11. J. Gignilliat.our mnost worthy
and accommodating agent at th - de
pot, ma(de a trip to Atlanta this week.
-We are glad that THE MESSENGEI
is becoming so popul ar'. Our subl)script
ion list continues to increase.4
-James B. Hester,jr., with the Edi-1
tor,enjoyed a trip to Atlanta this week.
Jimmie saw something that he never
-Mrs. J. W. Butler, with Miss S. E.
Lewis,passed through en route for Sen
eca last Friday. Miss Lewis Is now in
--We purchased while in A'lanta a
supply of Stationery for job work. if
you want bill, letter, note heads or en
velopes, in nice style, give us a call.
-T1his Is the shortest month in the
year, and we gave our readers five
numbers of The Messenger, beginning
with the 1st., and ending thme 29th.
-Mc. are you "'anchored"? G uess
you won't be long. The Sea of Pleas- t
uire will soon te swelling, and~ t hen
you can sail ar'oundl t he corner. .
-An appeal for help comes from
Spartanburg where. 27 families are re
ported, to have been left homeless and
destitute by the recent cyclone.
--Col. J. E. Ilagood has return-i
ed tn Chnrlentonnl
--mAttention is called to the change
if advertisement of the live merchant, R
) P Runton. Call on hin and see what
e has for 3 ou.
-We notice in the Spartanburg Her- di
Id that C. P. Barrett of Plkens, con- d
emplates moving to Spartanburg, to n
ractlce his legal profession. ie
-For want of space we are com- h(
)elled to postpone until next week, gr
wo commuiuications, one from "New
omer," and one from "Subscriber.''
'hey shall appear. &I
-We regret to state that our Post- C
naster has been confined at home a W
)ortion of this week from sickness, 1
ut Is, at this writing, able to be up, .jf
ut not able to attend to his office.
-The first part of the present week a
vas beautiful weather for gardening
aid farm work. Our citizens, both in C
own and county, made good use of ar
-Sickness around our town has
omewhat abated, and we have tio seri- la
ous cases to report this week. Mrs. A
zins is still confined to her bed, but a
aIuchI better, we learn.
-The "beaming" couiteuinnces of W
Risses Lula Clyde, Lila Goodlette Vi
nd Essie Russell are "beaninig"' cise- n1
L.ere- than E asley this week. Hurry m
lp anld return home, to make hearts
-Mr J. N. McElreath, Faley's Conl- A
ractor andl(] Builer, is now in Ai(er- i
on county for a few days. Me. seems 1
;o lave. his hands ftill of work ill view, h
Lid he is the iman that. can fill th- bill ti
n all kinds of buildings. '
-Fi iend C. at Pickens was made the bi
inhappy recipient of a gizzard through,
he mail on Monday last. le thinks
ie deserves a heart. Tiws is Leap-Year,
mald now is the time young hlai s to se
aure his love and services throIgh e(
-Our editur s)C it a portion of Suil
lay andl Monday in lckn, leCtin(r
Vith some success for his paper, anad
)n Tiesday boarded Ili train for At
anta, where lie will hay in a supply of N
itationary suitable for Job work. I Ilive ti
is your' orders at once. 4i
--A mtost shocking sceneC met tihe fe
ayes of our citizens onl Wedlnesday s1
Horning when~t theC traini arrivedI here mi
romn G reenville;one which has not been .0
itneCssed( here before, we believe. it
vas that of a big burley negro having w
Iid~er arrest a white man of our coun
~y, carrying him to Pickenus Jail from
he U. S. Court at Greenville. D)oes it
ot senm that out of so many white c
narshallIs ini Greenville that he couldl
tave beeni sent by one of t hem? Shame
n the Court or its officers for submit.ai
lug our people to such painful sen es.
-On Saturday or Sunda) night to
ast, the smoke-house of E. T. D~or- ~
ey, who resides near this place, ~
ras brokeni into and robbed of a
uantity of bacon and meal, The
heif has not yet been caught. y
~tealing is getting too common f
n our midst. Let- every body keep M:
"close eye" on their smokehouse,
-Col. R. E. Bowen, Vice Pres- .n
dent of the C. C. G & C. RI. R.,
ras in town on Thursday. ha
--Jaines Burdine, the father of ab
av. J. Tally Burdine, and one of or
e oldest citizens of the county, t
ed on Monday last, at the resi
mee of his son, J. T. Burdine, he
iar Pickens C. H. le was bur- on
J on Tuesday last, with masonic YO
nors, at the fatnily burying
-The Cash family is in trouble
ain. W. B. Cash, son of E. B. ed
Cash, shot and dangerously
ounded two men in Cheraw-W. B,
. Richards, town marshal, and ci
mes Coward, Cowar d being shot X
cidentally, occasioned by a inis
e at Richards. He should be -lI
ptured and dealt with at all haz
-Constable C. T. Martin, of thisu1
ace, had quite a lively race w
st week after Brooks Ferguson,
negro charged with burglary.
'lieu Mr. Martin and his comrade
as about to apply the rope to their ~
ctim's hands, with daring bold- A
1ss he refused to submit to what NI
ight nave* been the inevitable,
id procceded to make his escape.
shot from the pistol took effect I
the body of the burglar, but did '
)t so overcome him as to render
s arrest a certainty. Mr. Mar- a
n and friend renewed their search b
'him the next day. He was found
.t not captured. Tle country i
rer which lie made his way, was I
>t well adapted to horse racing,
id the search had to be abandon- X
OUR PICKENS LETTER.
P~j1cEN,(s S. C., Feb. 26, 18's I
DEAR MFssRNGEu: EditorS and
ewspaper wvite tsdo have a toigh
ne. Yo.r "C" correspondentoc
>uailly gets int o luke-wvarm water but o
r' the last few days he has been in ti
chI hot-water that he~ h is adopted the C
otto of the gr eat Byron.
[Iere's a sigh for t hose who love me
And a smilie for those who hate,
hi te ver sky's above me'
Here's aL hearit for anmy faite."
A young man ini town reee ~d by
all this week a duc~k's gizztard. lie p~
uild not tell for his life what it meant he
a got dlowni his book on the '"Lan1
age of F lowers,'' and could~ get no _
I from it. I Ie then inuqui:-ed of a
end1(, ai by a good old stanid-by wias
I that it meant lhe could get the
arti of the littl'e "Duck" who sent it.
3 is busy inquiring all over townt who
(d a (duck for breakfast last Monday
Miss Luce Ilagood is on a visit to
ekens, exchanging the sea-breezes
r t he frosty zephyrs of the Bslue ridge.
ty they fan to her a pleasant visit.
Editor J. R. Iagood1 and Miss Lula
)odlette spent last Sunday up here.\
c was beamring and he was boom- ol
Me, Bruce's friends wonder why he er
s so settled downi in life. T1hey are
out to calculate that he has ansh
Miss Sue Ellen Lewis Is off on a trip
"Heavy, heavy haigs over your
ad," is t h, sentence proiounce(I up
the gizzard reporter. We will send
nt an Invitation to th. hanging.
We heard a Dacusville fellow say the
ater day the storm blow all the feath
i off of tho' chickens i hi country.
1. 11. Hagodd has moved to town to
ucate his children.
Miss Liua Clyde is visiting Mrs D. F.
Mrs. LaRue, an accomplished Musi
m and ilished scholar, succeeds Mis.K
ininie Edwards as music teacher.
ke Comes from Randell's "Imy Mary
ud," and knows well how to tune
Maj. R. A. Child has gone to Ander
n Comt this week to defend an im
Ortant uiirder case.
Georgia's delegatioi in the College
) here is this: Caln hair, meanderin g
ith pellucid gold, and inky-black, sil
) tresses, which the breezes delight
hold up and fan. C.
Married, on the 17th instant, by Rev.
Cobb. it the bride's father's, W'.
cD. Nix and EmIzA 1. 'l'oLIJsoN,
I of Pickens county.
Oi the same (ay, and by tle same,
th,, bride's; father's, Wu. A. Tomii
ON :u1Id Miss M. C. COLLINS, all of
Our Cotton Market has been tuhll
id lower. Sales for the week -
dies. We quo1te:
acon........................... i. 00@0
lour pe r barrel ............. ......
rmts................ ...........5 (8
o tol0 ...................................81@ 16
ggs ......................... .....15@ 20
tittel............. ................15 _20
hickens ............................ 10 )20
7 will be at Liberty on Wednesday
-the 5th day of March next, at 1'1
clock, fo the purpo0se of letting con-.
acts for the Drainage of 1 8 Mile
reek. Terms and other partienlars
Lade knowvn on day of letting out
County Coimmissionier Pickens Co.
Fe b 22--20
~W E haive a goodI two-horse wagont
for sale cheap for CASIH. For
irticuilars call on A. M. Folger, Eas
y, S. C.
KERNERSVILLE MAN'FG Cu.
EISSOL4VED BONE Acid
SA AC WILLiAMS
Easley, S. C.
1IVE me a call, and get pries.
3 I will be pleased to serve all the
J friends of the Pacific Guano
Id of the Acid Phosphate'.
See me at the Warehouse on East
id of the Depot.