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Js X"Itm Jjtesseniger.
J. R. HAGOOD, Editor and Prop'r.
LOCAL AN D COUNTY MATTERS.
-I;ead carefully the following new
ad vertiseniots In this Issue:
R. L. Lewis, candidate for School
W. M. Unsigood & Co., 35 Tons of
Dr.e. Earle & 1iruce, copartnership
it) practice of mitedicine.
Dr. W. T. Field, Jersey Bull.
Ownbey Bros., Fine Cotton Seed,
and a Job lot Crockery.
Jose ph .Weston, Boot and Shoe shop,
Greeiville, S. C
T. K. & V. E. IludYCn, Chrom
(arids. ~ ,Crm
W. S. GREGcoRy, our Foreman and
Pu1bli1her', is authorized to receive and
eceipt for subscriptions, Job work and
advertisehients for THE MESENGER.
-Candidates. before election time
cOme(s, have your tickets printed at the
M1SSENGER Omee, whre it will be
(tonle as neat ald cheaper than any
where this side of Charleston.
-Cot ton ilk Greenville is selling at
I ll to II .}., with a firm demand:
-OWNBEY BRos. have a Job lot of
( rockerv, which t hey will sell cheap.
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-Guano still is the lead, and our
l'"alors searcely receive it fast enough
for the farmers.
-Mrs. James Wyatt sent:u 4 the first
:1 rawherry we have seen in the coun
ty this Spring.
-.Jancs Gilreath,one of G reeiville's
most pleasant young menI, paid us a
visit last week.
--We had a heavy rain on Tuesday
night last. It made the farmers feel
(1CHROM0 CARDS FOR 0
170 cents. Address,
T. K. & V. E. HIUDGENS, Easley.
-Our town was enlivened on Ttes
(lay afternoon last, by die presence of
Miss Fannie Hoke, of Seneca.
-Senator Butler will please accept
our thanks for a copy of his speech on
the Blair Educational Bill.
-J. W. Butler, the representative
of Tanner, Currier & Heath, of Atlan
(a, was in town on Tuesday.
-W. II. Warnick an "adept in thke
art" of printing, an d who is now living
ink Gr"enville, calledl in to see us last
-Mr. Rial Barnett was in town on
Wednesday last as happy as he could
be. Another yonng man to exert an
influence on the world.
--Mr'. Watson Stewart, an elderly
gentleman living in the western part of
thke county died on Wednesday night
of last week.
-.''A young man is made better b~y
a sisters love," andl so a weakly ankd (d
icate constitution is mk'ade stronger and
more vigorous by the use of Calisay
Tonic. All who have used it will tell
you so. Why wait for' a cylone to con
Vince you. Sold by all dealers, "and
all it cost is a dlollar a bottle."
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--We are glad to reccommend Ba
cots Liver Pills to the public. Our eifi
cient Post Master is the agent for Mr'.
Bacot. Call and be supplied, and look
out soon for an advertisemient.
-J. P. Cary, of the Piekens bar,paid
us a visit on Tuesday last.
-There Was snow to the depth of
one Inch at Buck Forest, on the 10th
Inst., and on the 12th It fell at Owsar's
-There will be a Musical E ntertain
ment an( a Speech given in Academy
Hall, on Friday night the 25th inst.
The public are invited.
-Dr. Frank Bruce, who graduated
last Spring at the Atlanta Medical Col
lege has located at this place to prac
tice his profession. We wish him much
---The, Republican State Convention
have elected the following delegates at
large to the National Convention :
Robert Smalls, colored, Brayton,
Taft and Sam Lee.
-If any one desires a flne milch cow,
let him call on Mr. Geo. W. MeClana
han,who lives near 18 Mile Post Office,
and who has one for sale.
-G. A. Moon brought to our offlice
the other (lay, the largest Owl we have
seen. After its wings had been clipped
somewhat, it measmred four feet and
four inches from tip to tip.
-We now have a Fish market in our
tow. Our young' friend. P'eston Kit'
ton, receives a fresh lot by Express di
rect from Newberne. N. 0., every Sat
IItrday mnorniing, which hIe sells very
-Friend C. 1. Drennan is now con
nected with the Hatcher Tobacco house
of Va. lie will leave us soon with his
sample case, but will make Easley his
-01n the flrst Saturday in May the
Methodist Sunday School of this place,
will give a pie ide, to bu followed by a
celebration on Sunday, on which occa
Sion there will be some fine addresses
-The Joli! hogan mentioned else
where in outr colutmns as being dead,
will be remembered by the citizens of
OGreenville, he having been connected
with Mr. lillhouse inl the Livery Sta
ble business. le has relatives in Union.
-Farmers, call on OWNBEY BROS..
and secure someC Fine Cotton Seed,
"JoneS' Imnprovedl," and "'Ozier Silk,"'
and you wvill make a bale of Cotton to
the acre. Ca.ll ear'ly.
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*--A cyclonc swept over Columbus
and thr'ough Harris county, Ga., on
Tuesday. At C h1ipley, sever'al hiouses
were blown down, and 5 persons killed.
Blackhawk, Miss., was also struck, sev
er'al buildings diestroyed and a number
of persons injured.
-A letter p~assedl through our p~ost
offlee some days ago directed as fol
lows :Mary , South Ca
r'olina, picken (Canty, New Pickens
Court ho0use, the Post ofice lease For
ward my letter' on in hast in the care
of . We omit names, but
can vonch for the triuith of directions.
-Venner, the grecat weather Proph
et, prediets another andl greater cy
clone than hteretofor'e, for the 26th
inst., and another one for June. is
pr'edictions for those past were correct,
but *e truly hope he may fall on his
last predictions. however, get your
ed letters over the centre of the stage
swung the motto 'Female Excellence
is our Alm,' and the programme of the
evening did honor to the motto. This
is a running program of the occaslon:
"The Investigating Committee." A
young lady applied to the committee
for a school, but the committee was ful
ly satisfied that she wanted a husband
and not a school. Nicely rendered.
"The maiden's Prayer-" Feelingly
"The Lovers Sacrifice.' This was the
case of a lover who preferred his beard
to winning the hand of a fair young
"'The May Queen." Though the bree
zes were icy, this scene made the audi
ence feel like it was surrounded by
baniks of violets and beds of roses.
"Come Where the Violets Bloom."
We all felt like we would ch.er
"All's Fair in Love and War."
Two fellows were in love with the
same girl. One was taken and the
other left. Sht was won by strategy.
"Remember Me." A Solo. Ilarmo
ny ruslihig from a throat which has the
ring of silver, and,
Falling from lips which so well disclose,
'ihe blushing folds of the opening rose.
Recess. Refreshienits. Lemonade,
lemonade, and social commingliag.
"Nobody's Child.'V Touchingly re
cited by Miss Aurie Ilollingsworth.
'"The Quarrel.'' Old man quarrel
ling with his wife because she did iioL
iiiake his coffee stiong enough. She
got the best of it.
"Old Folks at Home." Song. Good
"The Angel of the Saloon."' Scene:
Four drunkards gambling a*way thek
Ibread of their wives and chlil(lrel a sai
loon keeper dealing out th . deadly
poison; and a little angel beautifully
s4iiwining "don't, don't break any more
Learts." The scele Was very touch
ing; anld Hortense Mauldinl, With her
h:1nd softly resting in the hantid of one
of ( he- drunkards, sweetly acted her
part so vell. The greater portion of
this piece Was written by Mrs. LRue.
An1d it does um1itch Credit to ht1Ur dramliat -
The enttertainmient closed with a
beautiful tableaul scene. in which the
brilliant (calcitun l ight fell gracefully
ulpon) pre'tty and~ lovely girls, calling
forth the adm irai'tion and1 prIaise of all.
TIhte who(le thing was a .success a1(
refleets muich credit upon the SocietyV
and College. May there b~e many
more such. G
DRtS. EARLE & BRUCE,
Easley, S. C.
- FIFERS t heir prIofess5ionl servie
E to the surroundinigcuty
or night. (?Ifir-e al/ Easle4y Holet.
)' IE wilbea EseysBrde
V oer Saluda River', on t he 10th
day of Maiy next, at 11 o'lok a. m.i,
for' the puripo.e of le'tting the lyiihdinig
of a Brlige at sid Bridge site'. Piaiis
of letting. E L I.A S D)AY,
Cioun( y (Conuin 'r Pi''kens ao.
Cot~unty 'oniun'r Gr'eenville ('4.
S)ubscr*ibe( for Tlii m1e Umw av,-I
-Messrs. Westmoreland Bros., of
great credit for the manufacture of
that great and valuable remedy, "Cal
Isaya Tonic." which eclipses anything
that is now on the road. See Local
advertisement in another column.
-There were quite a run-away scrape
on. Main st. on Tuesday afternoon last.
The horse of 4 . A. Moon exercised
himself against the buggy to which he
was attached,kicked the dashioard or,
broke the harness and extricated him
self. In the buggy were Messrs. George
Moon, Me. Smith and E. 11. .Barton.
No one of them was seriously hurt.
Mr. Barton sustained slight injuries in
his egress from the vehicle.
-Post-Oflee Inspectot, Ben. Simp
son, paid our towni a visit on Saturday
last. The burglars who entered the
Easley P. 0. on the night of the 4th of
February last, may think they are ex
perts, and will not be found out. but.
when snch shrewd detectives as MIr.
Simpson, aided by our wide-awake P.
M., get on track they will down the
guilty rascals sure and certain. The
burglars are all known and had better
-We had the pleasuire of attending
the entertainment given by the Calli
crenian Literary Society. of the Pied
mont Institute, in the Chapel of the
building, on Friday evening last. The
students acquitted themselves nicely.,
and fully deserved the patronage which
they reeeived. h'lhir sucess is due to
the pride which tley take in these en
tertainments in committing their res
QeCtive part's to a perfect memory, and
to the, careful study of the delivery of
-(Col. I. W. Aveiy and fanily,of At
lanta Ga., visited the family of WV. M.
Ilagoo(l last weel. Col. A very paid
the MESSENGER office a. call. Ilie is
one of Atlanta's most culturcd an(] in
iluenitial gentlemen. For 7 years lie
was the chief editor of the Atlanta Con
stitutionand is now conllected with tle
Baltimore Manufactirers Record, and
is a daily correspondent to the Aigus
ta Ch.onicle and Constitut ionalist. IIe
has a little daughter of :11 yea rs, who
delighted Ls w ithi lher line miusic on the
--A1'e have a young man in our1 vi
einit~y, who, of late, has had occadsor.
to IdIe around through the country a
great deal. On his laist trip) he caime t o
grief, in t hat he lost his '"lit tle book,''
which contained those sweet love mis
sives, by the score, and that, too, in the
vicinity of t he sender of those missives.
He mourns and he groans, and( requests
the finder' to r'eturn thecm and rece'ive
the rewarid, an d "'forever here after to
hold his tongute."' Puoor fellow, he
has gone to farming for a mont hs, or
rather until he gets over the shock.
We trust that lhe may retain his mhind1.
OUR PJUKENS LETTER.
DE~AR MESSENGFRi: The entertain
ment given by t he Callier'enian Litera
ry Society F'ridaiy night, was a brill
lant success. T1hie air was a little fros
ty, but beauty, elegance and talent.
which the students of the College upj
her'e possess, necver fails to dlra w a large
audience. TIhte stage was beaiutifuilly
d1ceorated anid shining- in gnblcn-h'a..