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LOCAL AND COUNTY MATTERS.
-Next Motiday is Sa-lesday In Pick
-The weather is beautiful, but
-The cotton crops are looking real
-Let the County Cormmissioers, as
goon as practicable, have the roads put
Mi., Jas, Prin'ce and his charming
wife of Atlanta spent Wediesday night
-Local politics has come to a stand
st-iAlaud what next shall entertain our
people? It will soon be fodder ptlling
-Mrs. W. If. Green anld little son,
now of Anderson, paid our town a
visit a Jew days atgo, and looked well,
seeming to enjoy6 their visit very mITch.
-MIs. R. K. 11111 has beeni contined
to her bed and suilering intens'ely with
Nenralgiat for the past week. May
she soon be relieved.
---Lost, between Easley and Rev.
Mir. Talley's, a heavy leather imter
rein, with loop and btckle at one end.
Finder Will please leave it this offce.
-Miss Iolingsw'orth, a beautiful and
accomplished young hidy of Pickens,
S. C., who has been vistingr the Misses
MCMakin, left for her home last week.
-A good (,lock-almost ne w-can
he foind at this office for sale, Cheap
for cash. Also a baby cradle, as good
as. new, anld Some c)oking uitensils,;
whieli vill be sold low for cish. Ap
ply to the foreman.
--Mr. Vanl Ellison will aceept our
grat.eful ak wd m tor a bck
et of fine daisons. When we go to
honsekeepiniig we cani do it ebenper
th:n soie other people.
-Rev. W. II. Kirtonl is con1duct ingi
in't.he M1et hodist elireh at this place a
revival meeting w1hich is of interet
and success. Revs. R. A. Chil:d andI
c. D. aniln ea'h hiiave hint aI helpingQ
-Miss Miiei lloward*( wvent 01n a
visit last wveek, afterI her severe illness,
t o her graundmotlher's in ' F(reenville,
and1( was5 so mneih beneifit ted t hat she
h as gone visiting re lat ives inU t lhe con n
try eight miles dismnt$.- We hope shie
ma11y soon return'1 enitirelyv well.
--On entering a certain house ini
Easley a few mornings sineCO, we rn
i.,oin a goodl baptist playing met hodist.
ie was sprinkling his children good
fashion. lie blushed, anud tried to ex
plain that lie was only trying to wake
-Mr. Rial Barnett comeIs to towni
one or' more days in each week, and
always hgas something in the shape of
frut or melonis fromi his farmi, and the
p~retty part i, lhe never forgets the
pri'nters. 11e cer'tainly a ppreociat es Ott r
eff'rts~ to give our people a goodi pa per.
--We takc pleasure in sta'hig to the
public, that Mr. Edward B. Owen, w~ho
lived so long in our .midst, anmd who
was such ani ef~eIent salesman in the
large store of WV. M. Ihagood & Co., is
ed clothi'li huse of F. W. Poe & Co,
of Greenvilne. Wheni you go to that
city be sure' te, call on Mr. Qwen, and
give him the onotnlt of showino'
and sellinig y6u some goods. In the way,
of fine shoes and clothhig from a house t
that can be fully depended on.
-Miss RosalIe Folger, of Central. t
has been. visiting the family of our v
friend, Mr. A. M. Folger. She left for
her home on Wednesday. carrying
with her Mirs. A. M. Folger.
- -Our readers will confer a great fa
vor on.us whent visiting Ensley or the C
City of Greenville, to call onl those
who advertise. with us, and exanthle
their goods, &c., and purchase f>u
thetm if possible, telling them at the
same time that you saw their advertise
ment in the MEfsSENGER. Thoy are
clever gentlemen, and you never saw
a niman liberal enough 1-o advertise his
goods wares, or husiness, b'it what will
give you bargains. Read their adver
tisementsover again, give them a trial
and be conlinced
-Mr. Umphries llopkins, son of Mr.
James Hopkins, who lives at Liberty,
died of fever on Thiursdav last. Oi f
Friday te was buried at Porter's Chap
el 4 miles above Plckens C. II. Ile 1
leaves a widow ansd several (hildrenl to t
mourn1-1 hIN deathl.
-Mrs. E. M. Pooler diedl at her
residence iii this county 7 miles above Ij
this place, at 4 o'clock Thursday ifter- t
noon of last week, aged 00 years. The I
funer.d took pl;ace Frichiy following at. f
the family buryiig grotund in the low
er part of the cotlty. Mrs. Polider
le-aves tNwo childrenl.L
- . W. 11. .1. Uslie was the first
to brin u. an o ention boll. 'T'lis
le brouilt usi" ias-t S-uunl'y. U171tuler 3
the cotton h(e pit t Ih: Owl l1ram G1-.
a10 bought of W. \. I Iaghood & Co.. at
-Capt. A. IV. Ilt tdgen , ' the ('14e.ver
geit-leimnlit of the firm of ilusigen &
Ilu1d-ells vill please accept our thantsks1
for -soe' 11 1ine ei., Irs, of "Our Nomli.- C
ie'es'' bIalld. L. it worth th whileto I
sav tI mc ines are C(ehui l & len- e
-Col. J. E. I iag ood, wife amld
daughter, and Mr. P. McD. Alexanmder
aml wIfe, passed through tour town o
Tueday last, upon their ret rn from
tri tij brhoughI WeOstern' North C'arolina.
T'hey vi.sitedl many plaes of Iinterest, e
and1( reCturn'I perfectly v' arried away withi (
-Did you ever' heara of a mau adver- t
tisinig his sonmerUCI crop for sate ? Well, I
youl can comec to I his oflee andlf make
bids upon the corn crop) of our foreman,
leaing him in he~ sight of reject'ion.
Conme on1 soon1, thec fo(der wvill be ready
to pull in a week or t wo.
-We have received at our offlce,
from MN!r. James Iliniton , a rarme speci
men of antimal~ eIuriosity . It is a chick
enI foot perfectly niatuiral itn form, SO
far as 1the foot itself is concerned, but
upon0t thme "dr1um1 stick" t here has
grownm a toe. It is, somethingo we
-Read the advertisement of Mr. \V.
II. Nix, who offers for Renit for 1885,
one of thme best cotton and( grauin farms
in Pickenis County. ie also offers forI
sale t wo good Mulecs, one wagon ,farm
ing tools, &c,
-Soona after we began thse p ublica..I
tion of the MESSENGER1, we took occa
sion to note t he success in farming of
M essrs T1homnas Dickey an d Manntuig
Austin, of Greenville County. T1o our
suu'rre anid soero we lamrned of the
ad defitl of 'Mr. Dickey, upon reading
he "Greenville Ncws" of Thursday
Liorning. He was an extraordinary
oung man, and was a great addition
r the commiulnity in which lie lived;
vas a full fledged graiduate. of WotTord
Wollege, havlg graduated there in '82,
nd taklig the degree of A. M., in '84.
le gave promise of being highly suc
essful In life, and wits exertiig .4 good
iuetiece which will doubtles.4 tell up
i those with whom he was closely as
-Col. J. H. Evina, the present Con
Iessman from the fourth district,
VenLt out to some of the Westeri
opriigs for his health. The trip haw
>roved beucticial to him, and we hope
o report his contiued imnproved con
-Tue aitthor of the "Legend of the
4orlnig Glory" will please accept omi
lianks for this excellent poetic pro
Itletion. Our ireaders will find it on
-Mr. )aidel Quillbin. of Emiory
,ollege, Oxford, 0a., Is visting the
amily of Dr. .. W. Quillin.
-Mayor Giguilliat and his happy
arty have returned from their moun
ant trip after taking in manty poiits of
terest, and are now deeply inifatlutt
(I with thair jouriiey. ')ur offl.ce his
ieenlu twice honiore I by visits fromt iliem.
(1r113 of that pIrty. [,' them there is
Iuch of :ife and hiappiniess,:ud to thei
riends they Impart both.
-If you have not :lrealy muade ar
mngements for SeIdinig your (hildren
o the best School in Pickens Coity,
o so at once, :is the Easley Aeademy
pens its Se-:ond Segslon for 1381, on
Ionday1 next. Sept..lst. It is sul)plied,
s u.<al, with the best Assigtantsj, a1nd
verybody klow S Prof. Moore, wit hout.
ingui anything further of him. The
ation is lbeautiful and healthy. anld
oard is cheap. See hik advertisement.
-CALISAYA TONIC is highly re'
onnIM0l1ed fAw the em.re of Dysepia
muligestion , Torpid INivem, Kidn utey )is
ises, Want of Appetite. Loss of
t rengthii. Lack of Energy :uni (ne
a I )ebility. It Enriches the Blood,
MI :i ats on all illpaired funuitions of
he Digesttive Orgnums; Strengthe is the
ltseles mill Qiets the Nerves; Re..
leves iabitual Constipa tion. and will
rIove a Poi ive~ Prevet ive in all Ma-.
m rial comn mnat ionme.. ItI is esp~ecialljy
dapted to Weamk and! delicate Femai~le
'onstitnit nsl. It is Mai tn kfat ured in
Sreen ville, S. C., by WXe%tmoreland
ros., anid Sol at. Whlolesale anid Re
all by thenm. All Druggists have it
or sale, at only a $1.00 a bottle.
-Our f-iend Mr. J. M. Philips, who
ecently openmed a blacksmithm shop ini
Cahsley is doing a line business, ie i.s
manm well calculated to do work at
nee, aund well. Give hmium you rwor~k
nd see how well lbe can do it for youI.
lIs shop is near the depot. juily 18 t
-Mrs. Mary. Ilayntes, who livedl near
icen C. II., auni a very elderly lady,
ged ab~out 85 ~years, cied at her resi
lice 1Con Saturdlay last, awul was hur
ed ont Sumbry afterniooni followinhg at
hie Bethmlehiem Meth odist Chureb
leaveyardl. At the age of 11 ye'ars, she
oined the above named chuirch, of
vhuichi she proved to be a consistent
nember. She had always lived ini the
-ilnity in wh'leh shte died, and was bu
med at the~ place where sleep~s the bod
es of -lher' Gr'andfathmer and imother,
ather anud ,mother, husband and son,
L'hus fpurt generatlionsare now eep
ng ben'eath the sod lin the old Bethle
temn graveyard(. Mr's. fIuaynes le'aves
>ehinmd at large circle of childrzen ,g rand
oid great-grand children to mourn her
-We are catlled uponi toh hronie .the
ad dleat ht of Mrs. Eliza Hlolcombe,. the
vife of Mr. W. ii. -liolcomib(, whieb
took place at her residence In our vil
lage on Monday morning last, after a
brief illness. She was taken the day
before with a congestive chill, and was
only seriously ill for a short time. The
chill repeated itself the second and
third time, and with the last she pass
ed away. She wits a consistent m1em
ber of the Baptist church at George'S
Creek, living a life worthy the emuila
tion of others, and dying doubtless in
a strong faith in het Blessed Saviour.
She has gone to join the loved ones that
have gone before, but leaves sad hearts
to mourn her death. A large concourse
of friends gathered at George's Creek
to witness the funeral services of the
departed one. She leaves a large fam
ily,in which there are young twin clil
dren, behind her. May tie God of
consolation he with the afflicted in the
hour of their sore distress.
[For the Messenger.
Mn. EDITOR: We fear oi genial
and kind-hearted Postmaster will i have
to enlarge the waIting-room in the P.
0., or the sedate anl "too old"' will
have to remain outside until some of
tie too-fo r ward-to-be-so-young, ruisih
in, get their mil, have a scuffle or two.
mash all the toes they can, and show
their-we like to have said manhood
boyhood. The behavior there is almost
as had as it is in Church sonme tines.
Parents, investigrate your children and
see if they be among the list. Oh
that they could see themselvesM as ot-li
ers see them. LjOOKER-ON.
TRIBUTE OF RESPECT.
CAPTAIN ALFRE) T. CArYTON,
BORN S EPTEMB H ER 23m). 1828,
DIE) AUGUST 23m), 1881,
:t ([ was bitned with Miasonic honors
by the Fraternity to .whicl he, as a
worthry member belonged. on the 2.1tht
inst., near his late residence, close by
the spot of his i rth. I e was onie ('f
t lie first eit izenls of the Co nty inl point
of cllalcter an1 tr1 e in o'ial worth.
None k new Ilt. to respect anid hollor
him, and his native County mIay well
e prolud of Iris ieiory.
Of Capt. CLAYToN, in civil life, the
writer of this Tribite of Respect knew
little; 0111 acuaintance with him vars
in the ldark days of tihe Lite war. To
geflier inl camps for over tiree years
we learled to respect and love him a.
did a1 of his old coIlrades in nrmis.
Gentle, genial n(1d brave his war re
cord was a bright and honorable one.
lie entered tie se "vice in 1861 as First;
LiULcIaIt, Co. i., 1st Regiment S.
C. Cavalry, Capt. Sharpe. Command
ing. Succeeding to the ,ptainey of
the Comipany, he commaundedI it with
marked ablilityV until thre close of thle
war neer ilssingW a march or a light.
liu several battles he greatly distin
griishmed himself for is marked cool.
Iness alnd couirage. All of his smn viv..
ing comnraldes ini arm~s can1 bear willing'
testimony to his great excellencee, nroi
only as a nmn, but to ihis ability as aun
officer, and1 to his devotion als a patriot
to the cause in which we were engaged.
But that cause wvas 1ost. Hie who had
escaped1 death on so nmny bloody fields
has fallen ini t he rip)eness of manhood.
cut off by the fell destroyer, Death.
Ihis old coimads wilt l, dop a teabr and
ever' preserve andi revere thle memory
of ALF~ CLAYTON as known to us ars
brave as the bravest in the entire host..
Adieur to our old comtrade in a rms; nmvy
lie rest ini peace.
"'Soldier rest ! thy war fare o'er,
Sleep thne sleep) that knows not break
Dream of battle-fiels 140 miore,
Days of danger, nights of waking.
Solier sleep ! thy wvarfare's over,
Dream of fighting tields no more,
Sleep the sleep that knows not br'eak-,
Morn of toil, nor nights of .waking,
NO i'ude sound shall r'each thiune ear',
Armr'rs clang, or wval steed champ
Tr'umpor bugle summionr here,
Shoutng clns or sqt adrons stamp