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ile askeg Jjessegetr.
LOCAL AND COUNTY MATTE ts.
-Rev. D. W. Hlott is quite sick at
his home in the village.
-Read the announcement of Rev.
B. S. Gaines, for Treasurer.
-The school boys are gone and base
ball has come to a "stand still."'
--Our town has been alive with Com
mercial tourists recently.
--Mr. Irvin Miller was about the
first man to get done "laying by."
His crops looks well too
-Little Johnnie Ward left at our
office this week one of the finest cu
cumbers we have scer this season.
-Croquet parties are all "the go''
now. The young ladies seem to de
light in the interesting game.
-The crops for the last few day have
comie out wonderfully. The farmers
don't want rain before next week.
---The coui nication of "Subscri
ber" is cro wded out this week. It will
appear in our next issue -
-Mr. Kennedy, a brother-in-law of
A. W. 1ludgens, is paying our town a
visit. Ile is oin his retur11 hioimie from
Texas, where lie has been living for
-Will "Peggy S.," favor the MES
SENGEM soon with another oie( of her
rieh letters? We laven't heaild froi
he' in a lon time.
---Tlhe Quarterly Conference of the
Methodist cliirch meets Saturday and
Sunday iext, with the conlgiegationi of
--As soon as the p(Ople get through
"layinig by.'" let our (ouuoty Coummiti
sionie's order 1l.e ra3ads worked at, once.
They staild in need of it.
--'he veather' has lturled varmi,
which is favorable to the farumers. Th'lev
will he late "laying by" this Suninrei.
lowever, on accoimit of the rains.
-Albert B3 rd, colored, one of Ihe
most eerretic mneni of his race. kinll
reieIblihe red us.;; wit h ome friuit last
week. Accept tlanks.
-Capt. E S 1 If-e, of Ninety-Six was
in town this week. Ile is a delegate
to the Coing rssiomdl Convention fr*0omn
-Miles doJhnlsoll. colored. sent us
ast week a cotton hollI which he fouid
in his patch on the 3rd or 4th inst..
Who beat. it?
-The large dwelling of Mr. J:nnes
. Ilester is reari i t head to
the skies. Material iiproveme lit
st ill goes on.
-Mriis. (igniiilliat ret urned home on
Saturd1ay night last, bringing with her
M'4iss Rosr from Georgia, who wvill
spendi~ awvhile ini 0o1r t()own.
-Ohur friend(, Willie R., inI no wise
needis an auitograpli albonii. Ie luIls
somiethin g more solid1, which serves t he
samte good purpose.
-Mrs. RI. A. (reer was quite sick
for' a dlay or two last week, buht is uip
and1( at her piost againl, we are glad to
--The wvhoop)ing cough has been oun
a tour ini our town, and is of a severe
type. Parents should be oni t heir
guarid, as it still lingers around~t.4
~-Thiere wvill be a r'e-uniion of the
''Gist RIifles,"' Company "'D,"' Hamp)
tonl Ligion, at Williamston, oin 'PTuesday
-TPhe iPresbyterianI chiurich at ibA er
ty wats deicliated on Sunday last, by
[Rev. W. E. Boggs, of Columbia, in the
priesence of a large congregation. 4
-R. M. McDonald, of Greenville,
has moved into his niew and~ spacious
shops, and1 is pr'epar'ed to fuirnish you
anything ini Foundry and M achine line.
Look out for adver'tiremnent n'ext week.
---Th editor hopes to go ar'ound
wheni the canididates stumpll the county.
Let all those who have not as yet subl
scribedI for the ME~SSENGER, he r'eady t.o
hand in their names. Ask your' neigh
bor, where one takes the paper, and see
if lie is not well nilaserl with it. -
-The intense hot weather, and the
tbsenoe of the pupils and sound of the
Acadeniy bell throughotit the day, tend
;o make our town rather dull just
-Miss Nora Holcombe visited the
,amily of Maj. D. Grice, at Liberty,
ast week for a few days, bringing back
vith her the charming Miss Mary
;rice, who now graces our society.
WKay her visit be prolonged.
-We are requested to state that Rev
F. M. Stewart will preach at Rock
spring (Stegall's Church) next Satur
lay and Sunday, July 19th and 20th,
tt 3 p. mn. Also, in the Baptist Church
n Easley on Sunday evening, 20th, at
-We are glad to report Miss Min
lie Howard, of whom we spoke last
veek as being seriously ill, better, and
n a fair way of recovery, but regret to
tate that her mother is very ill at this
line. We hope for her a speedy re
-Our fiend Mr. J. M. Philips, who
recently opened a blackstnith shop inl
Easley is doiig a fine business. He is
i man well calculated to do work at
nC(e, and vell. Give lim yourII vork
unl see Ihow well he can do it for voi.
[1is shop is Iear tle depot. july i8 tf
--It was ruinnoIed that otir friend,
Me. B., had gone to Picke)s last Sun
lay to pay viisit to Hvinien 's alt:r,
tn(1 it; was thioighit that tile e(ditor wenit
log as a spet,ator So far it is all t
mistake, bit we canl't vouch for the
future, as Me. goes rig'ht often ald
--Misses DLbi (lyde, i'orrie Stacv
anld ILizzi(. I11uch1inls, wom ha've beenl
on a week's visit to Piekeis. have re
tirned to Easlev, and will again cheer
IIp omr younlg nien, wN>-14 h evee
looking so woe-hgomie, since t Iheir de
pnt'ti-e. Chver up now, )oc. No
douht the siun Will shine brigluter to
-If he towl StidlIy Schoo)l waM as
en1ticin" tO all Of (1l' yoiunig folks as
"country Sindlay Sch ool'' we know
of. is to two of ou1. young me, we
would have the l1rst schools in the
State, but ve! cohl not vouch for
prompt an wers to the qiestions. We
hope, however. they will get over it.
--While in Greeainville a few days
ago, weO Saw the "lishuing Ilu-ty of tie
seLson,' whib (onisist.eI of a wiNver,
a votun hly, a ina-rried lady atil two
.411a:11 childrienl. The14Y carr1ild onle
hiiidreI :111(i flity celts worthi of ra
ions, staid all (fay, :i am] caughrit, well.
rme auln a half cents worth of fisi-and(l
t severe dlrencehiing from rai
--Capt . John II. Ilowen, whio was an
dI ira t e to thea N ation al l)emocrati
[.onvention at 4.b'icago, attend~ed the
iig ht last . lie expresses the conivie
ion that (Clevehua wi ~ ilI be elected and
hintks it is a ehiance of at life t imie. Laet
is stick t~o C.leveland :and Ileundricks
or Presidenut anwl Vie--PresidIent, anid
'oh. R. E. Hmoveni for !oigress.
-We have iuponI our table a Cata
ogue of thle S. C. College for the Ses
,ion of '8AS L. ickens C'ounty is ably
aand t Willa rd. T1hie College has on
ts r'oll 202. With ti he prsent atbie and
'fhleient Faculty, the S. 4.. College will
ioon occupy the phice it did( in "ante
)ellum"' (lays, viz: SecondI to nione
ii the South.
-Faine crops of Wheat were made
ii our Cotunty thiis year, but a great
ieal of the grainl is (damuaged hv the
'outinu(ouls rainis during ai'l afte r the
muttin1g, wvhich also delayed1 the t hreshi
rs ini getting' it out, bu1t for t he p'ast
Cw dlays they have been tr'avelingo da~y
utIl night, amil will sooni get through.
We hiope that, with ecoomy, enough
vili be~ savedl to runi our! farnmrs iintiI
-Suchl is the demand for horses fo
)iow, sinc~e t hie weatheir has cleared upi.
hat ani ouit-sidler can scarcely get one
m11er1 anyI~ (cuinstance from our Liv
r'y stables. Ciorni is "'making itself'
md(. wvill tturni our a goodl yiel if the
seasons continue favorable, but cottot
Is needing immediate work, which it I
rcceiving from our farmers now, Thei
never worked better or more system
atically than at present
--1. S. Lark has sent us a perfect cu
riosity in the shape of a cabbage, of thi
Flat Dutch variety. We do not know
whether to call It a cabbage or cabbag
es, as it has but one stalk, and fron
that stalk there are four full good size(
heads-already headed-and four mor
still coming, and if let alone, no douib
would have been as large as the others
The stalk is not larger than a man'
thumb. They should be called hard
A Word of Advice.--Now that th
Democrats have nominated Clevelam
and Hendricks for our National Stan
dard Bearers. and the old State ticke
is re-noninated. let its prepare our
selves for the great change in atfairs
that will surely result from their elec
tion. The first thing is to get you
systems inl order, that you may be it
a good lumor with all the world
vhieh surely follows goodl hea.hl am
a prosperous anl honest gover:nment
Well, we know of no better plan to ac
colmplislh this r esul t' than the free 1s
of CALISAVA TONIC, prepared1 b
Westmnoreab.Ul Bros,, Greenville, S. C
Ask your Druggist for it; it vill onl:
cost you $1 a bottle. jtily 18 It
-Mr. W. 11. Ashmore, of Pickens
Who is known to inlaiiy of our ra(lers
sent us a report of his wheat er1o:
made on the lot where his hleksmiuitl
shop is sitiateud. On: an acret of grolinu
1u1pon1 which stand< three hlulilintr, h
had 22 bushels of wheat tihrashed out
th.l !ee were lost oin accolint of chlickeis
together with m-viig it, dl-ring Wt
weathr. flis patch attracted a goo
(leal of at teitionl before Hirvest t iMe.
It h-s been otur1 pleasire to acklmNl
edge 1ime :unlagain, many gifts itn tl
.vay of fruit, flowers. &'C. Ald (ow% i
is our desire, to express to Mrs. A
Laili oiu sincerest alpreeiatiol fo
a basset of tle mliost 1tlusciouis lache
it. jlus been our good fortun le to receive
If all o(f (Ill- people were of the sami
disposit ion of mur frieml Mrs. M., on
little towi woldh soon become one o
the southernt homes of beauty aut(l o
wealth. The same good huldy h1s re
ilembered is before.
-1c. B., left his ma-:tern:l roof a
1. '0clock on Saturday. thI, and lainl
to Easley. As thte " sha(les of night
begLtm to fall, he w1 moveI by anl ir
resi.-t ible i1)1 pIISe to joiII his brot her--inI
haw on his retrillN to Pickenits, where hi
(Me.) might he enabled to see his m11
miothers mlerits praise from ouri pe
anid ineites5 ms t o act likewise, as we rec
alize that ourm mtother has comie upJ tha
counitry wvhere shte is now Inl read1
teachi of uS. 1y this mheans1 Me. reaclh
eS often an~l other' mol4ther's fai rest form
-Col. R. E. Bowen,. Vice-P.resideni
of thie Carolina, C umberland Gap am
(Chicago Rail road, returinied from Col10
timblia last week. whiere lie had beeni t<
meiet withi thle executive comm iiittee o:
the road. lII statedl to uts,thiat Mr.Schio
fieldl, the Europeani Agent of thue roadl
is saniniie of sucecess. T1hiat lie wvil
have ino "'ifs'' about it, and1( feels ftha:
it will be built . Troshow Chie peo(ple
what an1 interest and( confid ece lie ha21
in it, hie has spenlt about $15000 of hi,
ownk monley, in payme~t of his expen1
seS. He~ illtends1 rturn[t1ing to Europe
where lie e'xpect~s to mleet with favo,
fromt somie of the capita lists.
--Mr. Rial Barniet t, b rough t to oun
oflihce otn Satuirday last, a bunch of cral
grass L tttmeasuredl 4 feet in diamewter
ie says thbat it grew oin landl adjoinuing
the farm of which the ME~SSENOEJ
spoke so favorably somte I ime sitne.
Th'lere is aniotherU thing that his lami
prloducees iln abundatnce, and( Chat i.
peatrs. Hie will a1cceptf tihe thanks ol
the whole ofle for some of this fine(
fruit. Although Mri, Barniett broughi
its a samiple of cr'ab grass, lhe will
(loubtless showV lp as g'ood a crop.
niext fall as any of his ne(ighb~ors w~ho is
cultivating the same kind of lamd.
-We have had orders for several
thousand tickets. Candidates send In
your orders and don't wait until elect
ion time. We print them on goo( pa
per, and cheap. The gentlemen who
kave given us their orders, will please
accept our kind acknowledgements.
These are the kind of men to have in
the race. Two candidates have not
given their names to the MESS~ENOER.
Unlike the other gentlemen that are
out, they surely can't be very sanguine
of success. Perhaps one or both of
them have stinted pocket books. Ours
is the same way and we want your five
dollats. If yon want an office of your
people, be philanttropiC enough to aid
a home enterprise.
-A VEiRY SAD DEATH-I.-Mrs. Sal
. lie Matthews, wife or Mr. Charles Mat
thews, and daughter of Mr. W. T.
- Br ant, died at lier husban('s residence
, near Slabtown, Anderson County, onl
the 4th inst. She was taken with Bil
r lions Colic on Monday night.) tile 30th,
i and oil Friday evening' following, si
,breathed hier life sweetly away. She
leaves a luisband, and an infant child
.1 few weeks old, and tmumterous rela
. tives and friends to imioi rn her loss.
kShe was in her. eiglteelth year of age.
and0 had bee n a cobnsistent membr of
MNIt. Pisgahl Unpti-st Churlch1 for. nearly
two years, at wvhich place ier' funeral
took plice on Simday, Gth, which was
attended by a very large oicotinrse of
relatives ald friends, to witness the sad
occ'asiol. The se'vices were conlducted
)y, R1ev. J. W. iiutchils, Pas.tor.. Ilis
S011rm1on IIIS ai appropriate a1 ind rv
markaly intertesting one, fiom IRevel
ations, 7th Cha'. and( 9th verse.
' May sle he long remumbered, and
may God bless Ihe hereaved oies who
miourn'i her los(.
MR. EMIToRt : We areC infornme(l that
R Rev. G. W. Sino'letoni is cir'ctil.it ing the
report that we used our intlutienee too
r brilg him out as a Canditidate for
Schiool Comm isttionler% I'. We dentotnee
the report as being false, as we did,
L' or saisi nothi ng intenided to iidlice
r him to 1eonle a v'ami(lidatte, :11d b.lieve
f the 'eport is beinir (cut'eilated to inji-e
f oAlthe parlties. MN. P,.Raa,
A. M. IIAMorx.
Piekens Sentinel please copy.
t Musical and Sabbath School Coivien
S'Ihe Execitive C ontiiittee of 1.hi
Pickens County M. uisical and Sabbath
School Coniventionu, desir&es to call at
tenltiont to the following
PRO~)O AM ME:
- T'imie-4riday, A~ugust 8th~ to 1011:i;
.IFirst liay, 10 a. mn., Lntrodnctoryv Ser
t mou, Rev. WV. II. kirtotn. 11 t~o
12, :a. mn., Election of Officers auth
appoinltilnelt of Coaninittees.
IECESS ONE' HOUlt.
A fter.noon-2 to 4 p). mI., Mic~(, ar
-~ ran~tgedIby Conunittee. 41 p. mn.,
,Gnrl buinelss . Adjournimnt.
I S'atiurd(ay-9) to 94 a. mn., Music and ap
prtopriate exercises. 9.1 a. mn., Es
say on Music, Capt. R. S. Morg'an,
Music following the Essay.
11 a. mn., Discussion of the methods of
teacing Music, without, any spe
cial reference to the comprative
merits of the two systemus-round
niotes and1( shiaped notes. frntroduic
tory speaker, Rev. G W Singleton.
R ECESS ONE~ HOUR.
Afternuoonm-2 to 4 p. im., Music. 4 p.
mn., Memorial of Rev. TP. W. T1olli
sont, by Revs. Stewart anid Lewis.
GenewratIl business to adljoulrnment.
Sundtoay--9 to .11 a. mn., Mass Meeting"
ini the initerest of Sunday Schools,
with appropriate add1resses and
Miusic, Suplt. R. S. Morgan presid..
ing. 11 a. mn., Convention Sermon
on Music as a part of divinie wor
ship, Rev. D). W. lliott. Recess.
J. C'. IIUDSON, Chur'mna.