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LOcAL Al') coO 'ry M A TT ERS
--.Mr. P. A. Ownbey is a happy man
once .hiore. Another fair form to grac
--Go to OWNqBEY BiRto for a glam
of ice4 Soda Water, -Lemonade or Ci
dere- may 9 ti
-mrs, McElreati has been quit(
14k at her home In this town, and it
t41i under me(ical treatment. Mrs
W. F. Gary is also Quite sick,. We hop(
ioon to reord their recovery
--His Honor, Judga Frazer passe
through our town on Saturday last ot
his iay to, Pickenns, where he is noi%
holdidg C6ut t.
---Dr. 1. E. Smith and wife, an
Mr. John O'Conner,of Savannah, Ga.
are visiting the family of Mr. M. J
Smith of our tow).
-Mr. Jacob King left a sample o:
yellow oats. taken from a three acr
)atch, which measured 4A feet i
height, and iis well headed. lie say
the whole is alike good.
-AGus Clark, 4iolored, a tenant o
Mr. Elias Day's has sent us a samph
of his wheat, which cailot he beaten
The heads are 4 inches in length, an
plui full of grain.
-Read the new schedule of the Al
Line road, and the announcement o:
Calpt. John 11. Bowen for the Legisla
-We commence publicatioi of th<
recent speech of Prof. Moore t his week
nd will be conclude( in our next is
-Capt. A. W. Hudgens was very
iuddenly called to Laurens last wede
by the illnessof his mother. ie reach
ed her home on Satuiryday, and speltl
with her the last hours of her lifte, and
tihe died on Sinday.
M~rs. J. R. Gossett returnd hom<c
recently.from A blevilk,,where she ha<
b.)eenI to see slok slit1er. 'he hands o:
<deatli h' re'ovd er toanothelr shipeite
May thw d @t6ifdrt be with then
in their houtii of distress.
-Mr. Warren Jones, who lives neai
.lowe''s Mill, brougit to our ofierc
s4ome ver) fnue samples of wheat lasi
week. One head had six grains tc
tMe mesh. That is the way to farm.
It was made on hand. that Capt. Joh
ti. Bowen thought was sterile :nmd was
going to let it lay idle.
-Dr. J. R. Riley will preach al
MA'ount Pleasant 01) Satur'diay and Sun
day next, and on Suiday iight in thc
Methodist church at this place. T1he
Sacr'ament of the Lord's Supper wil
be administered on Sunday.
-Farmers, call otl:OWNB3EY .BROS
B-4 buying your grain Cradles. 9 L
--Mr. R. A. Greer has on his lot
bunch os wheat. from one grain, con
talning 79 stalks aa'd heads. Who cam
beat it? And by-the-way, his goo<
and industrious lady has Que of thei
best gardens in Easley. lHek cab~bag<.
are beginning to "head" up.
-We regret that Mrs. N. A. Greet
has removed to Greeniville from ou
midst, to open a b~oardIing house there
We hate to give up our1 industriiot:
and go-a-head citizens. We miay lo0l
for her return, if we ever' get our nev
-Hampton B.. of our to)wn, ha;i
something in his head, which seemi t<
us to be eross, as he so ofteni visit:
Cross roads. What'does he mean? Well
old boy, bring her In Et ..i-ly, we havi
plenty of room tor' both you and her
and may your lives be happy and long
-Married on Thursday evening t~in
5th (lay og June, by Rev A. Cioki
Smith, Mr'. Sumter (iogswell andl Mis:
Minnie Frances, dlaughter of Chans. C
Righter, all of Charleston. The friend:
of the charming bride, foster' tende
miemnoies of her visit to Pickens am
Easley a few Summers ago, and mu
dioubt all would join us, in wishing fo
her and the fortunate groom long live
of supreme happiness.
-Mr. C. P. Runion hats laid upon onr
table the first ripe peaobeas this season,
a4nd growin by him. Th Iy are fully
ripe, good sIze' and o( deielops davor.
:r s trees are from the Baltimore Nur
t sery, and have only been transplanted
) three years. Who will be the next?
We are waiting.
.---Col. James L. Orr, the very able
Solicitor of the 8th Circit, passed
throigh ou Sunday last. Cols Orr Wits
eidosed by thite Greenville Cosuty
Cbnvention for the Sollcitor1iI AiAn
and it was a wise act on the part oxu
---Most of the members of the law
I fraternity at Picketsa, will only have
one weuk at Cotjrt, While our friend.
J. P. C., and who Is making for him
self quite a nam11e, ald il producing
quite anl impression on1 the ininds o
our. people~tid the hearts of his clients;
has been fortunate enough to have two
busy 'court weeks' this Summter.
-The European agent of the C. C.
G & C. IR. R.. is on his wavy back to
the United States, and someip place,
probably at Aiketi, S. C., he will mqeet
the Executive Commtiittee of the Itoad.
Perih ps somle very impo tant steps
will be taken t t his meettiig, inl the inl
terests of the road, Iid we shtall look
0 ith Some anxiety to its resilts.
--Send voilr or-ders to OwxNiv
BHos. for fresh Lemons, &e.---any 9 tf
--Old Granny llettle Massey, of An
dersoni conlllty, died onl Wedisday, 2,th
lit, aged 93 years. She was buriied at
her ol home-place in the faimily grave
yard. She was kind mtitatuch likedl
by 'Ill wh-ito kiiew hei, tild will be miss-1
ed. She was he (r41anuldmother' 4f our
towlsman,, R. A. Greer. Maiv shel
I rest in) peace.
-Isaabh M. Sweet, 4 imiles West of
Easley, so.mnmvnenie.d harvtintig his tilie
tIid of wheat. on tile IIst daty of Nlay.
This field Ilad not been leined for!
several ytars; andl(] the ma11in1re It had
was chips. brumsh, etc., wihel was4 left
onl the groti after etling pine wood:
fron it. It is said to 4b f the fill
est fieldS of n heat ill the county.
-We are glad to notice in '-'Th
1erald," published at Rolla. Mo., the
nmtie of our' frienld. and foriet cit I
zen. Mr. J. S. \Villiams, :I--it a lemer
of I he Deilnocratle Central. Comiittet
of Phelps Co., whie shows I ht-it he Is
still true to his Colors. lit is at brot h.
er of our t'ownman, Isaae Williame.
"'he Ierald" is onte of m1ur Ilost vatiu
eI Deocratie exchanlges., and it is
lht( to the core.
14NT BOOK FOR E V[ER YBo)1Y.--Thle
niew iltustrated ed(iting of Websi)ter's
Dictioniary, conitainiing three tih4usam:
(engrav'inigs, is t he best book */'or every
body that t he press5 hias prodhited ill t' e
present cenitury, anid shotuldl hbe egard1
ed( as indispenisable to the w elil-regula
ted home. reaidinag-roon). Ilbrarv, anhd
piaice of butsiness.-Golden E-ru.
-WeT offer the flo iinduce
m ~enits to the waterl'iozi growers of
Pickens Conty, for this season:
For the largest melon futrnishied ius,
wewll give one c opy of ou* paiper for
a1 year. For' the next larest, onei copy
for 6 mnonths, andl for thet third largest,
onie cOp)y for 3 mont11 hs. Theis meldons
will he weighed, ando welght' en1tered(
and compared at the end of the season,
andl( the names Of the suc(cessinl ones
enteredl on our books free loathe time
) -W~e ar'e sorry to learni that tuhe famn
a i3y of Mr. .J. P'. Ward of onr tcd-n, has
been down rsick for the past 3 weeks,
a owing to which fact he has not beeni
,able to attend~ to his work during that
-time, being unable t~o hire nnuy one to
stay with his family. 80ieh is the case
im Easiey', t hat if you succeed ini lhiring
a negro, you then have to hire somec
one to wait oni thema. We symnpathize
with Mr. Ward.
-Mr. R. G. Gaius and lady,
Iwhose recent union it was our pleas
.ure to record, paid our town~ a vi.
it this week, which was much en
joyed by all narties.
-Misses Lynda Lotett tnc
Mattie Robertson, two of Geor
gia's fair forms, boarded the tral
at Easley on last Satut day morning
for their homes. Don't let you
absenoe ge long young ladies.
-Mr. J. T. Nix of the Bar o
Greenville, passed through ou
town this week on his return homi
from the Pickens Court.
-Mr. W., H. Ashmore hande<
us while in Pickens on Monaa'
samples of some of the fieest oat
Wd have 4peen. In ad4ition to I
prod u4er (fth five aud a half fee
oats, he is a, fst-class blacksmith
-Miss T. Elwell will please ac
cept our thanks for an invitatioi
to attend the Commencement o
the Columbia Female College
which takes place Sunday week
Ml is* T., who Is so well known am
equally as much thought of in Pick
ens, comus out a full fledged grad
uate, and has our best wishes foi
her future success and happiness
-Jilge WY. (O. Field fuiIshes a re
cruit . every Presidentia I Campaigi
year. For 1876 awd 188.1 ie firinishe<
each a girl, an1d for 1884 h h1S furniish
ed a sture-enough voter. 1t.'s a boy
and was boin hast Suitar. le sav.
his grls14are trUe enough 'DemOCra's
and he knew the boy was a red-lio
Democrat as soon as he ptit eyes o
him. We move that he naite him af
ter ih It DeLmiocrat ic lnomineef for Presi
denit, un1le-as it shol be Tilden. W1
wveleoie the little strangiier amonug us
ald say three Cht'ers for Fiel1.
-W(" return many thank to Upsi
loll of Chi Psi, of Firmitian University
Greenville. S. C.. for anl inlvitationI t
be pres,%eit at their Anniversary Ilanil
(11uet oil the evenlingr ot the 10th. I
will no doilbt. be a graild -aftiir, atil
will be given i) the parlor of the Ex
ehanige lotel. 11. is ()Ir good fortun1
to be a memnber (of this grat atal myeV
tie Uwioi, aid hope that we may 1)
iible to be with oir brethren on 'il
occai4on . The Comittee conasists o
J. t. Nlody. 11. C. Dargan ami J. F
Davis, ai ie iong tWe 1linest, re.pre
-'-atations inl FurmIlanl Univers)ity.
-We regret to leatrni that i Son)
agtdl 15 year's, of Mr. Slaot Williuin
faccidentally shot himtiself to leath oil
Tenlsday -las.t. whilei squiirrel huntin
Ile wat ero-sing oil a lon g w.hen tii
gueL slijpped. strikitg the hamnne
againset the log, cauing it to explode
the 16:41 enttering in the groin ana
rang4mg up)ward. some of the shot havk
ing lodgel in his breast:, ntear th
tharoat. Hie lived aibot th dree-quartet
of ant hour. T1hie family have our dee
T1hiis is aniothe~r wiarninag to parent
against allowing their (chIldreni the to
free use of tire-rams.
--Maj. E. B. Murray, editor c
'the Anderson I[ntelligencer, favor
ed our office with a visit on Moni
day last. He is an aspirant for th
position of Congressman from thi
district, and alike others who hav
been menitionedin connection wit
this honor, is well worthy of ii
This is readily observed in ch
mnanner in which he conducts th
columns of his excellent paper.
-Listen farmers and1( Everyb~ody. M
J.' M..Philips, a first class 'hhack-smilt
andl wood worknantu, ha~s p~ermanentl
lottate l1 in Ealey. .is shbop) is on i b I
northeria side of thp raliroadl nea
the depot. Give hhit 'a call and ge
your work don1e well, and for chea
prices. may 30 tf.
1Te rmany friends of Capt. JOHI]
'H.'WEN reptfP~tuly anniounc
him as a canadidate for the Leglslatnr
at t he ne.'Nt csueing election, suabjec
to ai noinationi by the Demiocatic pi
ty at the alpproachin~g primnary election
CoUIr.---The foillowving cases tmve
- been dispo(l of ip to Vednesday
night, anid #,enten~e p*assed:
State v4. F M Aker.s. carryTlig con -
cetled weapons; not gulity.
r state s. Lee Sllivan, larceny, guIll
ty; one year in peniteatiary.
State v4. Primus Moore, adultery;
Wtte vs. Alex Blowen, bigamuy; n1of
State vs John Allen, adultery; guilty
--tx mn1101th8 in peniltentlary.
State vs Simon Martin, adultery; ro
SStatte vs James Turner, seling wihi
Ske'; no bill.
tate Vs Henry H ellams, lareen y of
Mule. guilty; 3 years in penitentiary.
8*ante vs W R Price, sollitg whiskey,
- plead guilty; $200 tine.
State vs ijowreI1nceC Moore, assault &
f battery; not guilty.
State vs Joseph irgess aid Milliv
I 'Tlurnaer, fornieation; no bill.
. State Vs Prius Moore, carrying con -
I ecaled weapons; no bill.
Stat.c. vs Wiim Bat emiamn anld 'Mose
_ hiutler, burglary and larceny; guilty of
lareeny; t vtears in peniteitiary each.
State vs James Peekselling whiskey:
guilty; secaled sentence.
State v, .J Thomas Anderson, selliig
i spiritouus Ihynors, plead guilty to sell
ing inger iTonii. -200 fine.
State vs. George W Glstral) and Lm
cina Ladd, adultery; continued.
State vs W N thughes; not guilty.
State vs G W EarW , selling spiritul
ons liqiuors; continucd
[For the Mtessengpfrer.
NEWS FROM PICKENS C. H.
DEAR MFNi~sENG1K: Feelin~g that
your vaiable cobuams are ever readv
to recelve Something in the way of
nws. I beg your indlgence for ashort
lett er. The School at. this place closed
on the 23d inst., on actoilit of Meas
les and Whoopino- cough. At the
openilng of t.he SessmOi j ust close"d there
were between on hundred and onle
hunldred - id t wenty-livc regul.r stl
d-its. h'lle school elois(d about two
w(ks before the end of the Session.
for relasonls a o)()Ve Stated, Vhich rediued
the nimber of stuieits to about tweni
ty or twenty-live. There were very
few scholars who lived thaere when the
school closed, t he greater smnber being
from a distance, I adjoinking Coutiaei
land States. Since the school close 1
they have been leaving soe by one. uIn
> til low they are nlearly all gone. It
Smaikes us Weel sad to give them ihe
&parting hand. Although we w .Ier -no
one of their anumstber ais school mate!s,
V et the social ties that had boun sd us for
the last six ando twelve moniths seieed
e very hardJ to sever. Misses Lovett; andl
a Rober'tson, two o)f Georgia's fairest
lP daughteors, left us last Saturday for
their homes0". GeorgiL a enn boast of
s these, for they3 are' two of the few of
1) God's "Anigels In dlisguilse." hr
neCver wasL more)' perfect Jaadies than
f these. Ina Pickens~ they know nSot the
naeof ''enemy,"' asad naone ever
knew themi but to lovwe themr.
e "What were life if love were gonec Y
Love if life should sever ?
Life and( love will still be >mne,
e In that vast forever'."
Mr. B. A. Morgan,. one of the stsi
i- dents of the Piedmonat Instituate, will
e leave us ila a few days. lie ls onec of
e P~Ickens' own, and onse of whsom she
wvill be justly proud somse dlay I hope.
Hie will msake his home ins Gr'eenvi lle
r' for the purpose of studying law, He
hI is a talented young mans, anid we pre
Y dliet for him a bright future. Success
e to you, Arthur.
r Onse of Pleckents' charmuing daughter.
t Miss Marie McCaslan,contemuplates go
P hag to Washaington some time ina thse
future, to complete her education.
SPickens claims an interest ins no one
c who pos5ssses ier initelieetual powers
e thana thiw young lady. We will miss
t her0 pr'esenace very umch. May pecett
-and prosperity attend her foto e yeasrs.
. With mxuch respect, I[ am,