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DON'T STOP MY PAPER.
1)on't stop miy paper, prinlter,
Don't strike my name off yet;
You know the times are stringent,
And monvy hard to get;
But taigi a little hiarder
is what I man to do,
And serape the dimes together,
Enough for mc and you.
I can't afford to (1ro) it.,
I find it doesn't pay
To do withoit a paper,
However others may;
I hate to ask my neighbors
To give me theirs On lo I;
Thy don't julst say, but me nuII it.
Why don't. you have yone o)N ?
1 Cannot dlo without it,
It is no use to try;
F'or other people take it,
And, pr1inter, so nmust I;
1 too must keep mUe posted,
And know what's going on,
Or feel and he accounted
A fogy simpleton.
Then take it. kindly, prwit(er',
If pay be somewhat slow;
For caS11 is not. so plenlty,
And wants not few you know-;
But I must have my pa:pers,
Cost what it. may to me(1,
I'l ratlier dock IIIy sugarlI
And do without. my tea.
S printer do not. stop it,
iUuless you want my frown,
Fo here's th" year's subscrip ,
And credit it right. down;
And send the paper promptly
And regularly on,
A le hqt it. bring us weekly,
Its welcoei( benison.
Salt Vith Nuts.
One time. while enjoying a vi-it froil
ni Engli-1hman, hickorv uits were
seA(rved inl the evellino, wh'eln an Engl1ihl
friend called for salt, statinr that le
knew a c:Ise of a womalin who wa :1ta
ken violently ill by eating boari'y of
nuts in the evening. The celebrated
1)1r. Abernethy was sent for, but lt. was
atr lie hiad bcomet too fond( of his
euips, anid lie was not inl a condit ion to
go H~e mnuttered1. '"Salt! salt !'' of
which no notice was taken. Next
muornUing he~ went to the lace, andh sheQ
wias au corpse. lHe saidi that had they
giveni her' sa t. it would have n lieved
her, and if they would allow him tol
miake a1n ex aminat ion lhe wott conl
inuce them. Oni opening the st.omalch.
the nutIs were found)( inl a ma~iss. i~e
sprinkled salt on this, and it immedi
ately dhissolved. I have known of a
sudden~i' death myself which appears to
have been the ':tYect of the same cause.
I generally eat. salt with nuts, and con
side~r it. impr~ove~s them.u-Germuanto(wnU
--'Johnnie, dlid any one have the
croupI in your house last night ?'
'D~unno ! What mnade you ax me?'
'WVelI, I saw a light in your house
long after midlnight.' 'Oh ! that's
my sister ! She has somnething
(down in the parlor awf'ul late near
Jy every night, but I don't know
whether it is the croup or not.'
-Subscribe for THE MEusnoEnt
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FPI1we POE &coo!
G(R1ENVTILLE, S. C.
All persons are warned against.]
IF NOT, DO
PLA NTI NC
Y'ou wvlU be
A Farmner who puts in his
9A LLE NTINE'N~ C A
will sane miontey,
Th~ese Machin.es ar's
'ile Coach Factory.
G. W. SIRRINE, Superintende
A JCOKY FN.-On a farm at
Islarnd Shoals, Ga., Samuel Me
Daniel, a young farmer, was in the
field ploughing. His plough caught
in some Obstructiol. Urging on
the mule, lie dragged forth a five
gallon jug. The jug had a cork
stopper. sealed, an(d a piece of tin
(oubled over it, witn a wire fasten
ed round it, making it perfectly
secure. McDaniel was anxious to
know what. was in it, sohe took his
heel-screw off his plough and twist
,ed off the wire. This enabled him
to take out the cork. H Ie then plac
ed the jug on a stump, and apply
ing his lips tasted the best brandy
he lia( ever tasted. So captivated
was he that he drank iseveral times,
aind at last the liquor overcoming
him he slipped down asleep at the'
foot of the stunp. Failing to come
in to dinner the mother went out to
the field after him, when lie was a-1
bort wvaking up. Together they
gave the jug another examination,
when Mrs. McDaniel's attention
vas attracted to its great wNeight.
An investigation showad the pres
ence of 1 ,00 five dollar gold pice
es, making a total of S9,50'). The
mystery was cleared up in a sin
gular manner. McDanial's grand
father was a captain in the Florida
war. It was known that Ie was
wealthy before he left. On news of
his deiath in one of the battles wit h
the Ind'ians his heirs could LiuId no
trace of his money. The fact that
N*care after his granidsonr and heir
should have found his fortuie is a
--The City of Spartanhurgsbib
cd ,.-13,000 Io the stock of th Spartan
burg & Ash;'ville Hail road, upon coI
Iition thI it the shops of t h 1 companfly
wvere permanently(11 I er'ctedl at t hat
ion Railroad pasedl undier thme cotrol
of the Cohanbia & Greenmville Road the(
shops) we're removed to Cohnnmbiai. Suit
wasi brou ght by t he city t o recover of
thme ('olhbia & Greenville Haiitla
I h' :innoiints of [ihe subscriptLion anid in
terest. Oni Wetimesday, the LMth inst.
thei suit was co~mpromi1sedl by thme rail
roaid -company paying into the city
t reasury $3,000, the amnont claimed,
-Capt. Samuel Stradly, of Green
ville, has beeni electetd supertbintenidenht
of the~ 4 ainsville & D a hionega Railroad
J. G~. BLA2K,
Main St., Greenville, S. C7.
3rd .@oor .xbhore Coffee St.
GENUINE W~mi. Rogers Cutlery
GSet of Knives andt Forks $3.50.
carefulily SeCleced. let't fanmily
a specialty, and at close figures.
Repairing watches and jewelry
neomntly done feb 22. 8m
-ontiume to repreosenft th" following
OLD ESTABLISHE D anld POP
[TLAR BRANDS of GUANO AND
NEVSSA Cotton Frtilizer.
1ONA CR(EI Guaasno,
1gl. Call on me and get prices b. -
fore you make ydur purchases.
J. R. GOSSETT, Agent.
Easley, Fe b. 8, 188--tf
1-1. P. J0llNSoN. F. P. CLELAND.
AND UP TO
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JOHNSON & CLELAND's
GAILERY, GRvEENVILLE, S. C.
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Good Pictures made in clou(. /
weather. Pay us nor no one ele
for poor Pictures.
.JOHINSON & CLELAND,
S'The Only Reliable F'err'ot vpe
GS'allery in-I t1w South.
nfringements on these Patents.
& co., Awn,
CO7&V L7 LCCdl.
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W mne and tromble.
Smade by the Green
HI. C. AIRKLEY, Proprietor.