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AlESSwaOsR, Easley, S. C.
Searching a Train.
OrnuAA, A pril 23.-A body of
nearly 200 men stopped the Mont
gomery passenger train near this
place last night by waving it down
with a red light. "hen the train
caine to a standstill the mob board
ed the train and made a thorough
search for a negro fiend who was
supposed to be on board in charge
of offleers who ihad arrested him in
Montgomuery, and were bringing
hii to Opelika, near which place
he had committed a rape. Neither
the prisoner nor the oflicers could
be found oil the trai), )but. the mob
was not satified amd detained thel
irain 'until a telegram could be
sent to Montgoimery and an answer
receivexd saying the negiro was Still
colfined inl jail inl that city. It
was the intention of the mob to
vneI tie fienid. The story of the
CimIe is as follows: On Friday
last he visited the house of MrIs.
Anna iLoyelace, livinig 8 miles from
LaFayette, and finding her ahme,
('aught her by the throat, dragged
ier' from the house. 1Ier scrcains
attracted the attention of her Ius
hand, who was working nar by,
,1and lie arrived just in thme to se
Sbrute jo IIs ovin tlie toc bi
take to tha woods The niegro was
well-koown to Mrs. Lovelace and
was .r'eco;.inizedl by her hunsbund1.
A party wen t in pursUit of him, and
'ontinua~.d the searchl thriougoh Sait
iirda y and Sun day. Sun iday night
they got in sight of him and push
e'd hiu'n so efos6 that lie drojpped
his hat and( shoes.5 Fiv or six
shots wereI' firedC( at him), and( signs
of blood were found where lhe went
A large reward was at once ofrer
ed for hiis capturen. Iis arrest was
accompllishedl in Montgomery on
Tuesdlay morning. Whlen the news
of his capture was r'eceived at Ope
lika, the c'itizenIs living iin the
Ineighborhood of whuere the outI rage
w~as commlliitte~d quickly organiiized
and1( determined to wrest him from
t he hands of' thle oflicers ; he nce
thin search of thie train on whlieb
he was suphposed to be. IIlis namle
is Sam Ubtgle; and the 1OpoCl ar
determined to lvneh him, as. this is
he tthir'd.6utr'oe in thte coinifunui
ty dAining thle past .two .weel4s.
--HIave your Job work done here.
About Cotton Mills.
The Wilson cotton mills, at Wil
son, N. C., which were commenc
ed about a year ago, are now run
ning thirty-six carding machine
and five thousand one hundre<
and twenty-four spindles, employ
ing seventy-five hands and con
suming eleven thousand pounds o
cotton per week.
Within a radius of less than thir
ty miles of High Point, N. C., say
the Enteri.rise, there are- at leas
thirteen cotton factories, two wool,
en factor'es and fourteen mines
all in full opperat ion. To these ad(
a large number of tobacco facto
ries, sash and blind factories
spoke and handle, and one factor'
that finishes shuttles ready for th
North Carolina siows the great
est increlasc in the number of cot
ton mills, no less than forty-thre
new mills, with one hundred am
ten thousand five hundred an<
ninety-five spindles having bee
added. Georgia has added twenty
two mills with i an aggregate of on,
hundred and thiriy-nine thousan
one Iudreil and fifty-six spindle
during the year.
'The Athnta Constitution ; NeN
Englanul ( capitalists wVoIlId sav
money by moving t heir cotton fac
tories to Georgia and other South
ern States. Why should the;
spend1( their Substance fighltin;(
atainst fate? They shod Nov
their plants to Georgia, and plIc
thel iclves inl a p.ositioni to d ri v
the Iuglish mn ills out of existence
Among the new applicntion
of cotton is its use, ill J)art, inl t h
const ruictioni of hiouses, the materi
al emphi)yed for Ihis purpose he
ing the refwhe groin
up with about an equal amIunIllt c
straw ani asbestos, is converte<
into a paste, and this is formed in
to large slabs or bricks, which :
rpiirlel, it is said, the hardness 0
stone, anizd furnishi %a really valuIa
ble building( stock.
-Yo mu lst he) nful uIin1 you
use of nitiric acid, saidl a profeisso
of (dcemistry to his class, "o
treaed ithl niitrie acid, two isom1
er'Iimoni firobenzioyln iaphtyl a m i
are formed, one yieb linug muonon
ononaidlobenznloap)ht y I a mn i dI
and the other aky ~drobenzod1i:u nd
onaphanlene,and anl explosioni
pre'tty sure to follow.'
--A schoolboard1 inuspecior asket
a small pupil ol' what thle surface o
t he enarih consIist5, andh was prlomfpt
ly' answegd "Land and watr~
lie variied' ile queIstioni slight lys
that the fact miight be impresse
on the boy's indi, and asked
"Wha .t, then, does land tandU1 wate
make?'' '.'o wvhichi ('ame theI im
TfheO cur'ious main goes aboutt
gratify his curi(osity, but, he .wi
proba bly ntever travel far (nuong
to Iindtl~if antingi VlICC 0ore cu iou ta
--N ever judge by aplpear'auc(
A Xshabby (coat a oti ne
M. F. ANSEL, J. If. NIC:WTON
. Greenville, S. C. Pickens S. V
ANSEL & NEWTON,
.Atorneys at Law,
- PICKENS C. H., S. C.I
feb 29-t f
C. E. ROBINSON,
Pickens, S. C.
t J. T. NIX, J.J. NI X,
Greenville. S. . Ilampton, S.C.
Nix, Robinson & Nix,
Attorneys and Counselloris at Law.
PIC1ENS C. II., S. C.
Will practive ill Ilthe Couirts of the
State, and of th liITited States.
All businsess shall receive promnpt
(J:,(. WN. TA%,yin,. .J.ui"S 1. CA It Y.
TAYLOR & CARY,
.A- ttomxey3s at .2,
PI ICKENS C. 11., S. c.
' ADAM C. WELBORN,
ATTOlR'NFIY A ND1
SCoiIIsellor aD t LwI ,
e AlEENN1,sf. -S C.
- Tracicrs i // Mel/e d
O Wl4e i, (lev1luud Bloc], over L.ae
Weil's C"lothing.) Ilontze.
U Nov 3i-- y
L11 A .YT 11lE. W. . \AY F 1.11[.]).
-I LYTHE & MATFIELI)
ATT( )llNEYS A ND
. COUNSELLORS AT LAW,
( REENVILLE, S. C.
I TIra /icesv in //c 6/(r/0 aid:
I '. 8. (Coitr/s.
Prompt attention to all business.
Oflice inl Law l:a.
C. P. RUNION,
F ~ leyev S. C.,
rS till "Thea( Leatd r (of Low PIceV(s.
T AS A MAG;Nil-'CNT ' LINl-,
I -hileIi ia : Ee
rSEA FOWL4 GUtANO,
Ksolved Bone A cid1 Ph1os
2 'AN aial mtake~ a Kale ofI colon I o
r 1 he nl*Ie.
- .4' I'e.l er .I (IIN
F ? e . 2 in -.
r. A. cook,
GOODS, &C., AC.,
GREENVILLE, S. C.
Call on me and exainiew the
,'Excelsior Cook Stove "
beUfor)e yOtU buy elsewhere.
7 nware and i/o uttse Fn
li/dv/in Goods at sho/--crop
pr~ / Ces.
Wholisale, Cheaper than tle
EASLEY, S. C.
AM 1 0 N I A 1--I
A i fI t i li n i n e le g anl
-Style ford. t alltu m lor ha iI,
Line of le lat ouls, ts. 1-1
re alls. Tables. St alls, Chair.,, N ocker.,..
&et, ci A Ig.elwal a asortm
>f L~nnsapechomo in hl 2x:)' inchl
l'aines, ellordl. '&c., :dl re;a(l r baw'.
ig on - ithe walls. A iso-, on hmun, a line
i) eahiinet., prom en) l e. p.- wl d c -.. en I
Ize photog(11aph franws, all in artisli
'ye. Always on hani a bull line (if
1. NDTAKER'VS SUPTPLmES.
Caskets aLl i nL , all si 'izes ad sl .,vb
lInr)Ial -, I obIZ e )vs f r eac )I--:t4-IIS(e-\-, -l I gIuI alvI i e
und pricesz. Reinly at -Ill hours t o wail
lpmn enst-4omerIs. Collins trinunled in
Iiy style, and vheu so es ired, wN. il b!
I III innIed :It I shippedI t any 1 1 AI I
A. f. IUNION
Terrible Slau ter,
FORL TH'E N EXT FORT' AYS
ItOBINSON & ~W ATTI
EAtSL: Y, S. ('..
Wll I selli at iile Lm.)WI EST' t i nre-.
tlI e 'elmtI nder' of th eir~ 'all1
ml Wite\ri stock of goos,
la rdlware. ( ;rCrie .
*titn( rOcers I )r'gs in order Io ()at
SPR ING STOC(K.
We'( keep'~ ((ons4 tnl on hul ti a ll
line( of chtoiice ( ro)('(ries'. TIobacco, &ce.
to sel1l t o yon if U\ lo lpri.S are desired.
J.G U LACK,
.~'i )oor4 .v'C re/Ce V/.
~7iICNVIN EI~n. I.Ooel's Cutlmerv,
( 'elira a~~i IomLI of good Jewelry
a specialty, gudI agt cc~se Jigur Ie'.g.
Recpaiinge waitches :ni jelrv
pr'IntI)v (lolle- feb M..- NSm