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JNDIERC T4EXHESTNUT AJOUGHS,
Theie's a Tad t'nigh If(<ul at sea
lie n ie 14be omeo ajetuiu
But; whethe'r "b not he' omni*'back tc
MY heart is his owln, as when
We were side by side on a day long
INhe I heard his eagteri VowS,
And blushed at the tender words he
Under the chesteit boighs.
h'ley tell me a sailor's heart is bouind
By bonds that break at a breath;
Others. )Crhaps, such love have found.
But his will be mine till death.
And whether lie sleeps beneath the
Or over the cresti he l)lowrs,
1 must always be true to the pledge I
Under the chestntut boiglis.
It would glrieve me less if the news
That he died in a far-oi sea,.
Than if, sitting alone to-night, I
lie cou1ld ever be false to me.
The lowland inl winter garb is chl,
Snow covers the mountain brows,
No longer I stand beside my lad
Under the chestnut boughs.
Ut I feel that my love will coic hack
Froin Over the stol y1V sea,
As loyal and true as when going away,
lie whispred farewell to in'.
Ay heart goes out by the foam-flecked
And never a doiVht 1gl.ows;
We.shall surely staii ha we stood be
Under the chestn ut boughs.
A writer recently iul a talk with
an old grave-digger, aid (IreW
from him some interesting obser
VatiOns u1)n1 the question as te
who inainifest the most grief when
deathe Jtgs the domestic cirek'l
admidfies f " love.d ones ol
the household.-I i marked:
"A iother who' kses her first
child is about as sad a siolit a.
you Would care to See at the grave,
and I am positive there is no griel
to eiual here: next the daiuightei
()ver the loss of either of her Pa
rents, or the parents over the loss.
of' their daughter'; then the hus
hand1 over the death of' his wife,
amnd lastly the wife over the death
of&her husband. As for relative.'
anyv more dlistant than these. the
grief is of short dIuration. O0
4'our 1se, th~ere are exceptions to t his
rule, but 1 am speaking gener'ally
I have seen lovers standl by3 th(
graves of' their b)etrothled and~ weep
with more earnestnegs and show
the grief that.filled theia hearts t(
:a much greater extent -than di
A youn lady p)ledged1 in mar
riage to a gentleman will show th<
mrost u ncontrohllable sorrow, anfl
will often swoon at the gr'ave, bul
after marriage she is the first t<
get over it. I think a man's grie
,is more lasting. Let me show you
IIer'e is a little 3-year-old child'9
grave; see how neat it looks anc
how fresh the flowers are. Then
were placedl there hy a poor moth
er; now on this side is a husband's
gratve. On the slab it says he wae
but 26 years 01(1. 1 (lug that grave
andl( that cross of flowers was plac
ed there on the day of the funeral
and the wife has not been her<
Now walk np this nath a littl4
way and I'll show you a wife's
grave. But wait, see that girl over
near the big walk cleaning twigs
off that grave with the wooden
cross? Her mother is buried there
and has been for five years, but ev
ery week, when the weather per
mits, she comes here to attend to
it. Now, here's the wife's grave,
and that neat little head-stone and
flowers were placed there by her
husband. He's a poor brakeman
on the railroad, and she has been
(lead for threeyears, but you drop
in here any Sunday when lie's ott
and you'll find him here, cutting
the grass around it or doing some
thing toward making it look neat,
and paying what little tribute he
can to her who must have been so
dear to him.
A VEI'Diur FoR A DEAD IAN'S
FA'MI-.--Argumnent in the suit for
$25,000 damages by the adminis
trators of Ed war(l McKittrick
against the Richmond & Danville
railroad cornpany was begui yes
terday. Speeches wetre made by
R. A. Child, Esq., who opened th'e
Case in behalf of the plaintiffs,
and by Solicitor Orr for the de
fence. T. II. Cooke, Esq., close(d
the argument in a speech for the
plaintiffs. The speeches were
lengthy and showed that intimacy
with the details of the affiair whivhI
the peeuliar interest of the case de
mand(led. The public ipterest in
the case was shown by a noticea
ble increase in the number of spec
tators occupying the court room.
'The entire morning session was oc
cupie(d by counsel in the presenta
tion of their arguments to the jury,
and it was not till the recon veniing
of the Court in the afternoon that
the ease was (iven to the juI.
After deli beration, prolonged
throughout the greater part of the
afternoon, the jury returnel a ver,
diet in favor of the plaintiffs, award
ing thei dlamages to the amount of
$6,500. The decision was reachled
after a careful survey of the evi
dence, and in View of the fact,
p~rovedl by the pl1aintiffs, that the
(lead man had been accustomed to
earn at least $500 a year for his
fatmily, which co[nsisted of a wife
and four children. Thle announce
ment Qf the ver'dict was received
with g feeling of' relief by mnany,
there heflhg an expression abroad
that the result of the jury's contin
uedI sitting would be a mistrial.
Th'le dlefendlants gave notice on the
minutes that they would make a
motion for a new trial.e'-Daily
(From the Daily News.2
I There will be three Peabody
scholarships from this State in the
Nashville Normal College for the
session begimnning October 1st next,
which I am rdquired to fill by com
petitive examination. This exam
Iination will be held at Spartanburg
on the 6th of August. You will
confer a favor upon this office, as
Swell as do a kindness to the citizens
Sof your county, by giving publici
ty to tha elt through your paper.
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