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I sit beside the sinking fire,
Watch the weirl faces iI its glow';
All throuighIi the Iight I slioul not tire,
But thavy ve faded long ago.
Ah-dust !,) (IIust !-tie last repose
Ashes to ashes !-well I know
llow surely Ilis IbIt i been vith thos'e,
Those wvhom .1 loved, so long ago.
How surely tis with me will be
From every potty joy and woe,
From fncided slight, fromI jealotisy
Made free and safe-ah ! long ago.
And yet may some things with us stay;
As on the waters, ies blow
In white anl green--jnat as they lay
.In white and green, .o 11ng ago.
Tis pleasant now to thinzk--Perhaps
hi Memory's light one's face may
"Oit, upo lTillc!' -for all things Ia pse
In that sad, dreary long ago.
Ellt Wwhel IIl'l deal, (on't /ou forget
Thou whoi li used to treasure so;
Yet iay oln tear' thjine eyelid we't,
Because I loved thee-long ago
No MISTAKE IN 11 ER.-At noon a
gir, about 1 years old, and wearing a
ewlCha.t faided cost ti c C up to
ie delivery wihnlow of the lpost o1lic.
I IrewV dowll a letter, and said to the
ilerk. 'Is that air stauip all squee-gee?'
'Yes,, it seemsl. to be all right.' 'An', is.
lie addre5s vrit so's t har' hin be no
show of its gittini' V1Y'n the trail an:
iaonkeyin'1 all 'un I tl (he couit ry afore
it its to whiar' its athlressed? 'Oh, I
riless so. The mail boys canI limaniaget
I --' 'I I Nt walI It 110 guiess work a
hout it, fur that 's a matter 0' life and
death. I th:t l-ttter'ii go straight say
0, and, if it wont. just, tinilinher your
I onugue and give int square inulsi.' -l'll
geluar:iiitee that it will find the person
it \\ h.mIII it is addressed.' sail the erk,
whoi haIld decilvhred I he h'.e ogly ph
ciI n he nlop 0CI e. 'Thini, that's all
righit, but if it (ont get th111 on tinm
I'll have votu took lip fir lllurdcr. That
h-tter's fuor. my1N, fuller baek in Illiioy.
:ni h wrt f Iwoldn mn-y him
riiht oI, he'd kill lissclf, an' l 've vrit
1 back 1hi:t h (an COme on an' douhle
11) .iIt as sOOnI ais le Wants ter. I
1 hat lettet doii't vit i I t r st rai. t .im '
.inst fool enou"ho swaller a (lose (f
pizen ()r somneth'::,' :ui' mind), ywo!ag"
mait Ih:it you are liable to be pull(edl
:.My miintle for murder if he does. My
uiine'a s Roda Loulv, al' aybod'y t
now I'ml not to be fooled with 'when
imui:lii life's at Ytake.' And she shook'
ai wa1ring Iinhger a t (1he clerk an d walk
*-d out.-L~e:1(lville 1)emnocrat.
A M Et<ICAN N EWSPAPFEns IN I18S4.
Fr-omi t he ediition of Messrs. 1;o P.)i
iRowell & CJo. 's Amliericanv Ne wspa per
I )irectory, nown in press, it aippear's t hat
kinds at presenit issuecd in the United'
*f 1,402. T1his is a neit galin of precise- I
y v , 600 durn g t he last I wel ve mont hs, I
anid e shiibits ain incriease of 5,61 8 overl
I lie total nuimber ipublkihed juist tenm
year .'fi n1ce. '1Iahe increase ini 1874 over I
ihe total for 1873 wats 493. Duiring the! ~
palist 3et1 t he dailies havt e i ncesed SC
f'rm I,138 to 1., 254; the weeklies frm
!,0'J2 t o 1 0,I)'8; antI t lhe mnontlies from i
,( 01 to 1,43t9. T1he greatest increase isI
ii the Western Strates. hllinois, for
n !stan1Ce, no0w 'hows 1,009 papers in i
place of last year's total of 90 t, while
Missouri issues 604 instead of th 5- 3
rted~l~f in 1 883. Other' leadinlg Wes- I
"trn Stat es also e.x Ihbit a great p)eeen
1;ige of increase. Th'e total number of,
papers in New York State is 1.523, a
gainlst 1,399 in 1883. Canada has shar- t
ed in the general n1 crease.
-.*ohni K nignt. wh) lives tip in) Ed
ni op)eed the criaw of a sick chicken I
I heI ohieri day,and( e'xr e'tedl therefrom
1wo. 'po(ssu1m ribs one' inch anid a half:
long. a id a piece of the jawv bone an
inch long with a tooth in it. lie se w-I
ede un (lhe wound and ti~ h aic,, s.... .
-A Strange story boisslom
Morgantown, N. C. lribr the
war a Federal Captain n'amed Liv
igstone was imprisoned at Salis
bury, N. C. An affection sprang
.p between himself and a Miss
Austin, daughter of a guard, who
1inally enabled Livingstone to es
ape. 'In 1$67 Livir stone reir1.1
'( to Silisbury in fJLlfilinent of is
promise and was reeoegnied as 1 igs
Austin's betrothed lMishhnd. T
ingstone suddenly disappeared and.
ifter hearing nothing from him
For a year the girl married a form
er suitor named Bird. A few days
algo after a violent quarrel with
her husband .Mrs. Bird infornimed
the authorities that she had learn
ed froin him that he had murdered
Livingstone and buried his bodN
kvith the assistance of two negro
men. One of the negroes who was
round corroborated the story, and
be and Bird were arrested. Mrs.
Bird is said to be 35 years old and
- very hanldsome woman.
-Of the 27,000 tons of steel.
mail ordered by the Richllond &
Danville Company a short time
-ice, the first invimC consist ing of
i000 tons, has arrived and is be
g hauled out of Richmir6onid for
listribut ion along tihe road. Every
root of iron rail between Atlantua
Id Waslington city is to be tak-1
"Il Up an(d ai entire steel rail, rock
)allasted tracks, is to be Iut down.
Io ns i d erabl e attention is now be
ng paid to tihe improvement of tihe
-oad bed, 11n1d by tilc suimell r is
.lly upon us the lHichiond & Dan-:
cille will be running a 40 mile
chedule. The route Nort h . w ill
,e over time V i'(rinia M idn and
Ale traills will go through unbro
- rt.i ym o n an inl the cit Y
Hvlledl on hit favorite girl a few nigIts
ilec. Ile h:d not been lou - inl file'
>ailor before h 1iyoing.. laolv 's little
>rok hr caine in il anl c limbed 111)011 his
ap. T1e' younhly shpoke to t le lit
le felba, : and told hiti lie was too hig
ui beav to t on Mr.--'s lap. -No
ain't,' retorted the little fellow; I
atw yon sitting on his lap the ot her I
iiliht,. anud I'mh not ilcar as big and(
ieavy as you ar*e.' The lit tle fellow
va9s iin di at ely hustlIed off to bed, with
listra':g tions te his ma to give him a
Laws of Newspapers.
1. Subsceribers wh)oldo not give ex -
>resS not ice to thle ('out rary, are con
1(dered ais wihinig to Conitinue~ th 'ir
2. If submcribers wish their pap~ers
o se'nd I hem: until all charges are
3a(. If su~1bscribe(rs ne(glect or refose to
ake t heir papers from1 the ofilee or
>l&ce to which they are sent, they atre
ld reCsponhsible to set~t he their bills and
give dueI noti1Ce to dliscon~i tie.
4. If subscribers m~ove to othier pla
~es withiout inforlning the publishier. ,
hey are h'1ld resp)on1ible. Not ice1
biould aliways be given of the removal.
Legal A dvert isinig -Parties having
[egal adv~ertkieents to publish, are
emiinded thaut thler'e is no0 law govern
ng the Hmatter, and guiardian's, admlin1
~trators, executors and other1s~l, can)
mave their priniting (lone at any omiee
hey ma~y (designiate. W As TH~E
IcsSENGER offers a much lower rate
or such work Ihani has~ been the rule
teretofore iln this section!, those having
he interest of thieirt charge in ind,I
vill make a note of this fact. nI
Hardware, Cutlery, :
T URAL IMPLEMENT
Agents also for the celebr
.1m 1 separators. HIege's IIn
lependent Zand Simuli taneous11
IIEL I IS T llsum
Sta un ch & Reliable.
IT NEVER FAILS!.
Farimiers, if you want to he sure of
our1) erOp tdon't stop until1 J. 13. King;
1:114 loaded you with ". OLD STO N(.
Ahen you hIve "OLD STO(NO' you
MVe Q1ftv, and safety in farin. is
lippin ess at home. TIe a that
uIIler hi.; erop will snfile all the Sum
I Itr. Th't cotton will grow and the
m1ile wvill comell.M
You will not he askeld to load your
%Vwa wagons, as Mr. Kinig will do that
or' you. Backl upI yourI wag'on) and( we
r'il do (he ICwork. Respe~tct fulily,
KI NG & G R A D Y.
Fe b) 15--t
THi E CHEAP CASH
Is t he place to buy13 your Staple and1(
JaneyC GrIoce ries, Tlobacco, Sega rs, Far
isers' ilardware, Garden Seeds, &c.,
We keep Stoves, Crockery and Tin
rare. at Iard times pr'ices.
Tihumi mig the public generally for
heir liberal patronage in thme past, we
ope by close attention to buin~iess to
[citWI a conitinuiance of the same.
Country produnce bought at highest
narket price, for cash.
Remrember our' motto is qdick sales
,1(d short prollts. Give us a ca-i.
Easley, S. C.
ga r J. T. Arnold, after Feb. the
st, will become~ the travelint ag'ent foi'
FOE & Go,
[ron, Nails, Agrioul
:LLE, s. o..
at-ed Eclipse EngnsGn
1proved SawNrA Mills, with 11.
Leading Drug Store,
F. A. WALTER, PROPRIETOR.,
CUr, Main aIwndWa hgo S/s.,
G EN 1 7V L L E. IN. C.
Pure rugsMelinines, Paints. oil :,
Dye Stitls,, Toilet articles, Patetii
Medlicines, the best brands of Segars
and Tobacco, Notions, etc., at prices
as low as canl be fointd in the State.
Polite and -attentive clerks, with a
full and select stock of Goods is o),:
Lea ding 1 lidiceiments for patron.
Our line of
for Preseits, eai nnot be exeelled, as we
have tiseffl, as well as ornamental ar
tieles, for yomur wife, Iubald sweet
hi(~ert, chii -or iend, and all at bot..
tomn prices. DIoni't fail to give me a
call, and( y'ou are sure to depart happy.
I am sole A gent for' this County foi
the merits of whichi '2annot be ov'er-ec...
Ini all its b~ranl~ce, done by
Easley, s. C.
Give him a call and satisfaction wil.
be given, both as to work and chairges
News and Courier,
CARLESTON, S. C.
Daily $10 a year ; Weekly $2 a yeat'.
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