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VOL. I. LAURENS C. IL. S. C., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30. 1885. NO. 9.
l'atloiioo.
Hnvo patience, honrl !
That wore no I'Offl Hutt wer?- not tlrnt rt closed
boil.
How comes tho iluy? Not nilli tim noonday
?nu o'orlioad,
Hilt SlOH'lv Ktclllltlir lin Clint, lu fnlntcpt
ns),
HllVQ pal?eme, hom t (Whit BO Ihluo own llfo's
dawning no? il.
Iluvo patience, boar tl
Keck not nt morn tom.iko tlio?lay ns bright us
noon.
Koro?? not thc bud, bOforO lt? tllUO to IM> n
rose.
How BiQWiy, when wo wiitnli Hie sky, the dny
II) lif grown:
And yet, for ?li. Indeed, the ROU goos down
lou, i>oon.
Ilnvu patience, heart I
For ruin will come; Illino own pelf knowB how
tenr-tlro* 8 full.
Beek not to M??V t lit? "louds before t hoy've
. p. m their ruin.
Or eine nofosi the ?ky the clouds mny como
again.
Have patlonoe, grieving heart 1 for ijood must
coiac to all.
Have patience, heart !
What though no kisses tall upon thy Oreti
oyo?,
And love hulda not Its ro.se to thee, nor tiny ld
fair?
Mourn not: perhaps thy lovo needs heavcn'B
purer air.
Oh, heart! he ?uro 'twill walt for theo In Par?
atllse.
-Amy K. Ulanohnrd, in Harpor's Weekly.
HILL'S CHILD.
No ono over know whoro tho child
came from, ot evtjn its name.
Ono day a sloop freighted witli brick
was unloading up town, and a Landon
deck was tossing bricks, two by two,
to another man on Ibu dock. All of a
sudden H wee little chap, not moro than
2 years obi, carno toddling along, got
right in tho way, and was knocked over
by tho Hying bricks.
Hill Forster, who was handling tho
load, was a rough mar.. It had not
been exactly his fault that tho child had
been kuockoil down, still ho felt very
sorry for it. Tho littlo fellow's head
was badly cul, and Lo was stunned.
He was carried into tho cabin of tho
sloop, and there lay tpiito motionless.
The Captain of tho sloop sent to tho
police station, and tho surgeon came.
Tho child waa carefully examined.
Tho surgeon said the caso might Lo a
sorious ono and that the littlo Loy Lad
bettor Lo taken to thu hospital. Forstor
had a sister, who worked in a laundry,
and at onco Lo sont for lier. Molly
Forster hurried dowu to tho wharf,
took tho child in hor lap, and listonod
breathlessly to wbat tho surgeon said.
Tho caLin of tho Lrick sloop was not
a handsomo placo to look ut. It waa
dirty and slovenly, Lot and close.
Molly Forster set about making it tilly.
Sho opened tho little windows of tho
cabin, and kept off tho crowd who
were swanning in tho narrow quarlors.
She fanned the child,laid it on a coarse
pillow, having lirst spread Lor clean
apron ovorit.und bathed the poor baby's
hoad, trying to stancb Hie How pf Llood
from tho wound. "If," said tlio sur
f;eon, "you could koop tho cliild por
ectly tpiiet for a while it would Lo all
for the bettor. 1 am afraid to joli aim
in tho ambulance Maybe he will como
to botot o long. It is rather cooler Lere
on tho river than in tlio Lot wards of a
hospital. Can you tako ohargo of him
until I come Lack? I will see you this
evening." Molly had already torn up
her handkerchief and bandaged the
child's head. Now she followed tho
surgeon's directions. The doctor was
a humane man, for when ho left lie ?nil
a half dollar Into Molly's hand ami told
her to buy some ice lo cool thc water
sho was using on tho bandages.
Molly Forster fanned and fan nod
that little stillerer, anti balbi... its hoad,
and was tender with the child. About
sunset tho surgeon carno again, ami
just then the cliild opened bis ?tye?.
"VVoll, that's a good sign." Bald tho
doctor. "Now hadn't you better ad
vertise him since no one has como for
Lim? .Somebody will claim him, I
suppose. 1 can arrange for you to keep
Lim if you want to. "
Although tho accident was reported
in two brief lines in all the noWspapors,
mid notwithstanding the efforts of tho
police to lim! tho parents o? tho child,
no ono ever came for it All that night
Molly Forster nursed the child. Occa
sionally Hill would push his hard-lit.ed
and weather-beaten face into tho cabin
window anti look wistfully at tho littlo
child. Ho never Wont to sleep that
night, but kept walking up and down
tho deck. At daybreak ho said to
Molly in a hoarse whisper: "Molly,
tako that kill to your room. It's got
to ho done. "
Hill Forstor, who was a man of 10, I
Jiavo said was rough, 1 do nut know
how it happons, but handling bricks
...Tm i to niako pooplo ooarso ami rath
er brutal. Hill would tako not only
ono glass o? whisky, Lut as litany as Lo
could (bink. Mixing with k crowd of
mon worao than Lo was wild lretpiont
od rumshops, ho was mud) given to
lighting, and his face was ai ofton as
not digligurud with a Llack evo or a cut
lip. Hill earnod about a dollar and a
quarter a day, and when thc week was
up Lo never had a penny loft Perhaps
if Hill had not Leon a little drowsy and
stupid that morning fiona too much
liquor tho day beforo w h.; the littlo
chap got in thc way Lo (Hill) would
havo Loon moro careful Loh Lo throw
his bricks.
Tho wook after Molljhad taken
Oh urge of thc child lilli ?fosistod tho
temptation to go on a spfo and gavo
his sister a dolTar and aAalf. That
was tho first time for yoarsthat ho had
over saved a cont. Tis? wcok after
that Hill did oven Lotter. ' Tiaro was
Molly working as Lard M [tho could at
tho wash board or tLo ir?ning board,
oarning 70 cents a dav, add feeding tho
child. That shamed Hill. It happen
ed thal tho littlo Loy's short frock had
boon stained with blood., Molly Lad
carefully washed it, ba still Hill
thought ho saw stains on. it and that
worrfod him sick.
{vjont \vook, whoa ho BIS? h|s sister,
who was waiting on tho faiarf for 1dm
with tho littlo follow in 'lis arms, ho
said, "Hoe hore, Molly, itkkind of hard
on you, having to food ttys littlo fellow.
Broad and milk and p.tat oe-, costs
monoy, aud nursing hill nikos away
lots of your limo. Any* O/B, a dress
ing of that kid would bc fiat ruination
to you. Hero's a dollar ind a half for
his keep, and here's a i illar besides,
and buy calico or somot mg and make
n frock for that 'did, ad mind you
burn the ono h I got l on, and next
time 1 sees him K hin be looking
primo. Won't you*"
"li's lulgllty good ol you, Hill -and
just you wad. I'll rig him out. Ho
isn't a bit of trouble. YVboil i'm at
work i take idm to tho laundry, and
ho's a real pot Ibero. I used to ho
afraid ho was kind of dazed -but don't
you boihor, Hill, ho's all right, fur ho
takes to playing now. Ho's only quiet
on account of Ins natural sweetness
all real good children's Hull way and
1 love him, just as if ho was my own
baby."
On tho next trip up tito North Uiver
Hill Forster pondered a great deal over
tho child. Tim fact is, the chilli, wheth
er he was awake or asleep, was mi Vu I'
for a moment oui of Hill's mind. Ile
had never thought much aootll any
thing before, and it was hard work lor
him lo think al nil. Maybe bcC.iUso
for more than one-half ot lite his brain
had been muddled by liquor ho hail
never set il working. As Hie empty
sloop Honied up the broad river, slow
ly moving with tho lido, Hill .sal in ibo
shade of the Happing jib ami argue !
with himself, and tie; general conclu
sions ho arrived at Were by no means
fluttering to himself.
"Tho beginning and tho ending uf
this hero is rum. I've wastell nigh on
to 2d years of my lite. Why hasn't lae
boom of that mainsail knocked the
stupid brains out of mu before thia?
W hat have 1 got to show for 1?) year ol
lifer" Just thosu here ragged amt brick
.soiled clothes 1 stands m. Came near
murdoriug a child, did you, you good
for-nothing boast ? Didn't have no
bettor sense nor thatP A herding with
drunken sailors, you big blackguard,
and not knowing nothing bottorP Just
litton to loss brick - irom na and oil' a
.sloop. That's tho bosl you kin do.
1 You took a drink lids morning, and
you fool sharp set for another just this
' blessed minute. Yon can't get it be
cause you are on the river where grog
. shops ain't Heating roun 1. Ain't you
man enough to go to H.ivcrstraw and
no maller what nappons say Hill For
stor.* don't you take another drink no
matter if another fellow does stand
treat? There's lois ol' things that kid
: wants. There's a whip.likewise a nair
i of shoes, and when Winter comes lian
' iud petticoats ?ind wool socks, likewise
j Christinas presents. Now, you loafer
I of a Hill tors tor, every time you .soo
1 tho bottom of a glass ain't you gUit
I /.ling down BOinothing lullt little sbav
I or wants? Maybe its just like you.yotl
white-livered purp; you'll bo letting
I your sister bo a taking of the victuals
? uni of her own mouth so as lo feed'em
i to that child, and it was me as shoved
the kid on her. Maybe you'll be hunt
ing around fol* more bailies to knock
over with bricks you good-for-nothing
lounging Portuguee."
When Hill ll ul cabed himself a Port
uguese he had poured the last drop
from his private vial of wrath on his
own bead. Hid helped to load Ibo
sloop with brick ?it llaverstrnw, and
although it was a hot, sultry ?lay and
tho work was heavy, he never took a
drink. Thu other hands might come
back, smacking their bpi and banter
ing him, but he stood linn.
"No i.se, boys," said Hill. "I did
the business for that baby and once is
enough. 1 have got to tako keer of
him. It stands lo reason. Nono of
you is family men like me. 1 kin stand
OjS lunch running as the best of you,
but don't you try and rub it lu too
steep! I hain't the reputation id being
sweet-tempered, and inebbo I kin teach
some of you manners."
Il must bo stated that there really
was no necessity for Bill's excited
words, for tho hands on tho sloop .seem
ed to take in Hie situation at once, and
rather respected the way Hill assumod
his self-imposed duties.
Down Hie river Hill was thinking
what mime Ibo child ought to have.
Should it bo Goorgo Washington, Ulys
ses Grant, or Moses? He knew all tho
names of tho .steamboats going up to
Albany, and to call the child "Albany"
or "Vibbard" was suggested to him.
Al last hu made up his mind that Molly
should have tho naming of Ibo child,
"She's got most rights to him, any
ways." Then hu fell kind of melan
choly willi thu idea that somebody
might COIUO later and claim the child.
Hill bad never road a story book in his
life, so no romance of a rich father and
mother coining in a carriage to demand
their lost baby presented itself to his
imagination.
Hill became parsimonious, and that
week saved almost every cent of ! is
wages. Ile begrudged himself evo?
tho tobaCOO ho chowed. Uti only kent
BUilioioat money for his most meagre
wanls. Hu never look a drink and de?
clinod being troalod. To Molly he gave
his money.
Sure enough, the little boy, when
Hill next saw lum, had ou a now frock,
and with what pride Molly exhibited
him to her brother!
"He just looks like a daisy, Molly.
Isu'l he pretty! Kind of sleepy, ain't
lie, Moll) P"
"Ho does sleep a gooil deal, but
that's natural, Hill. Much you know
about barnes! Hut, Hill, what's this
pde of money for? f ain't spent all
you gave mo vol. 1 don't want it and
the child (hm t. His cost for keen it
so lillie, li's mighty good ol you. Hill;
nail now and then you can give him ii
bit of clothes, As you say, when Win
tei come, thu poor lillie lamb will wain
thicker things, itnd they cost mon
money. Here, 1 ain't going to take
this, depriving you of your hardoaraotl
wages"-and Med ly made a motion ai
if lo return the handful of silver.
"Hut, Moll, just hold hard a minuto,
ile mayn't waul it now. Supposiu'
work was slack ami I didn't earn noth
lug, You have got to kuoji tho casi
for tho limo thu boy grows. He's gol
to go lu school, and has gut to look ai
nico as any other boy. ito's to bu hud
die.Ued know something moro noi
handling bricks. Don't hu do a lot o
Blooping, MollyP" inquired Hill anx
iously.
"Oh! don't you koop worrying nbout
him. lip's been playing over so sweet.
Maybo ho's one of them childron whal
talks lato in lifo.'and they, so I heal
toll, is always tho smartest in I hfl loaf)
run. Fact is, Hill, I have a surpris!
for you. Ho novor said a word boforr
?osterdiiY. I was afraid myself ho wa.?
ind of dumb."
Hill avorled his faco and the', looker
out on tho waler, for the brother am
sister were Talking on (he dock
"but-but. to-day. Hill he said .mud
der' so sweet, and thon ho said it o vet
nuil over again, ami holdout Iiis preliy
litilo mouth t<> bo kissed. Oh. H.H. ids
senses ls coming hack lo him, .slow, hut
sure;" ami Molhj cuddled thu sh oping
chilli i loser lo her breast.
Hill kepi right ou in tho good wav
ho had phonied for himself. nd never
swerved a hair's bread I h. Mid > was
his savings hank. 15; other und* Histor
contributed to the child's support. lu
a month 15 ll was richer than he had
ever been i.i h s life. Then io- insisted
lin.1. Molli ?liolli.l lenta li le lo .Ul.
'i'll" o n- sae .i.e.I m. 11 ? i sahl, h,..ked
out on ;i dingy, il rea ry n..u. \ ard.
'.Stands lo rotisou," sahl ll.,l, "that a
bani should seo horses aim trucks and
things it-moving about in Ibu st routs,
lt makes 'om lively. "
"Little Hill"-?o they called him
(Molly insisting that lier brother's
nnnio should servo for tim child) -im
proved, hut loo slowly for blt. Hill.
J ho po.Ice surgeon wu* c..?lc.I in. Hill
Forstor insisting on paying him fee.
Tim opinion tho doctor gave was a
guarded one. "Thora is III?II.?CM im
provement -not, perhaps a-* r?p .1 as
1 should wish. Von are a capital nurse,
ma'am, and 1 am s uro your kindness
ami attention will holli tue child. Hu
will OOUIU round, 1 believe."
The cool weather caine, ami with
lowering temperatures the doctor honed
tho child would gain Strength. The
cicatrice on the head had unite healed.
"Slowly the little boy seemed lo acquiro
new words. Molly wondered ai mein
at lune-, ami thought that she had
taught thom lo tho child; but thou again
tho tlltto fellow's adopted mother was
startled by words sue loll (plito certain
tho child had pinked up .sonicwhere
oise. Those new words eanie lo thu
child nt lirsl vaguely. Ile would re
peat thom over and over again, at first
hesitatingly, then giving them a slight
emphasis, as if lo lix them ou his mind
som'Illing like a litllu bird thal pipes
the .??st faint tuno il has Heard.
Tho child w.is more awake now.
This change delighted Molly. It never
was fretful. The child would lay quiet,
with its blue eyes wide open for hours,
wit amii a whimper.
So il went oil for another week or
two. Hill, who was always coining
and going, when ho loft New York for
a Irin Up ibu river, was happy, for tho
child was bettering la.t, so lie believ
ed.
lt was nu October evening when, as
the brick sloop was being brought, up
to thu Wharf, I5;ll saw Mo.ly h aning
against one of thc big woo iou posts of
ino dock. Hill was bu.y with the
hawser, hut at once he saw that his
sister did not have tho child in her
?inns; moro than that, she was crying.
Hill choked down bl*grief-be seem
ed lo know ?it one: what had happen
ed. One last hope there was. Maybe
it was so cool thal Molly bad been
afraid to bring thc child willi ber.
"Hill," suid Molly, sobbing, "tho
poor little fellow bas gone lo-to heav
en. lt was last night. He called *.o
mo au ! snub 'Good-night, inud-der;
good-uight, far-dor-now 1 am going
walking in garden-good-good night!'
Oh, Hill, he had never spoken so long
a string of WO "il S before - then he play
ed for a moue at with a ring on my lin
ger, and then he added. "God bless
lur-der and mud d r, and thou hu look
ed so lovingly ?lt ni", an I around tho
room ns if searching tor you -and thou
ho died-SO quiet! Hill'! Hill! don't
yon take on sui lt was an accident,
and (J id and his little child have no
fault to lind with you."
I'.i : ? I stead of Cl OHO tH.
In closets which are not provided
with drawers and wardrobes whoro
dresses may bo hung or laid away from
all danger from dust or crowding, bags
which will completely envelope tho
dress and protect delicate fabrics aro a
necessity, Such bags must be long
enough lo hold a dross-skirt without
folding, and wide enough lo glvo room
to all kinds of frills and flounces. Any
kind of match il \iill answer, but mus
lin or print is most often used. Cut
one side of the bag three inches longer
than tho other; seam together, land
around the lop, work four lailloii-holos
across tho longest side, which buttons
down on Ibo other liku a Hap. Thc
bollom of tho bag now becomes Ibo
top, seam it across again, and in the
casing so ni ad o run a Hat, narrow
stick ; at each upper corner sew tapo
loops by which to hang tho bag on I wo
hooks in tho closet. lo wide tapes,
sewed near the casing, pin the dross
skirt by the band and also tho waist,
hy which even part of it will least muss
too trimming. Aller the dross is care
fully pinned in place, pull down thc
bag over it and button Ibo Hap across
Ibo bottom.
Hags for the various small .*rticlos in
kitchen and wash-room, which nood
keeping together, should bc made of
some dark, stioug material, and of a
plain, square shape, and furnished willi
curtain rings sewed around Ibo top lo
run tho draw string in. Such bags are
useful receptacles for clothes-pins,
sinai! clothes-lines, strings, and thc
hundred and ono things which must bo
kept in some place where thoy can bo
found ia a hurry,
Hags for thu store-room and for hold
ing bundles and scraps must bo of
strong stuff, Tho former of Urtu, close
ly-woven linen, sewed in a turned
seam, and provided with tapos for ty
ing up, several inches below tho top,
KO lliey may bo turned over and Hud
closely, ellcctually preventing tho en
trance of any undesirable object, ani
mate, or otherwise. - Mrs. L. A. france,
in (Jootl Housekeeping.
Titree IT u:o5 Facta.
1. Every mau knows bettor what ho
wants to buy and sell than his govern
ment can possibly know for bim. Ile
will buy ami sell to tho best advantage
if loft fice to buy and sell aa ho choos
es.
"2. Every one who hi y s soils at tho
samo time. His purchase is rosily an
uxchange. Tho money ho pays for tho
roods which ho buys is really an order
elven to tho sullor for other goods.
The more buying, thu more soiling.
:>. As regards doalings between in
habitants of tho sumo stroot, the same
village, the ?anio town, tho sumo coun
try, no ono thinks of disputing those
truth* Hut they aro just as true as
regards dealings botwuoii inhabitants
oi| di ito rou; countries. - .". J/, farrer.
Tit A IN TA T.K.
"If you write aterios for tho papor,"
said u Kock Island Ki ?I way froight
conductor, "let mc toll you a truo ono
that caine under my observation last
winter out near Den Moines wlioii I
was running on tin' Iowa division.
This is no railroad yaru, but a fact. I
saw it willi my own eyes. One day
we wore running along ami 1 wai in
tho engine. As wo bogan to cross a
bridge wo looked ahead au I linne was
a little girl about six yours uld clam
bering over int lilli burs, Shu had
Home school books in hur h uni, and
was evidently on her way bonn from
school. Tho engineer Whistled", whou
she turned her face toward US. PH
novor forget that face as long as I live,
lt was just as white as Ibo snow on tho
ice in tho creek thirty or forty foot bo
low hor. Hut she didn't scream, nor
try to jump, nor do nothing. She- just
looked at us with a aloady glare as if
she'd stop tue train with hor eyes that
wo were unable to do with our brakes.
At lirst wo woco all so broke up wo
hadn't any idea what lo do, anti I be
lieve we'd of stood thor? like posts if
sho hadn't suddenly alrotehed out her
litllo arms toward us in a mute appeal
for help. Well, air, that brok? tho
charm, and we all started up wildly.
I swung way out as far as I coula,
holding by one hand, and with tho
other UlOlioniug her to get down -
down between tao timbers. Would
you believe it? Thal little thing fol
lowed my directions as if she'd boon a
mau. And she look: her time to it,
loo, and climbed down as deliberately
as if she'd beeu at home. She was
none loo quick, though, for her littio
brown hood, with a rod ribbon flutter
ing from it, had no soouur disappeared
between the limbers thun wo thunder
ed over hor.
" 'Lot her out, Hill,' I shouted to the
engineer, 'lot her out lively, or that
lillie thing will never be able to stick
down there till wo got ovor tho bridge.
Turu lier loose!'
"So Hill hu let her out, but sho'd no
sooner roachod the bank than 1 jump
ed ell and wont heels ovor hoad in a
s.mw bank. I got back to tho bridgo
us soon as i could, and walled for our
long train to gut by. Don't mind toll
in' ye that as 1 stood thure i did some
thing I novor did afore-yos, sir, I
stood there and prayed that that littio
ouo might bu able lo slick it out HU I
could gut to hor. Hat I guess my
prayers aro no good, for when tho
train was by I rushod out on tho
bridge, over tiinburs by tho dozen, ex
pecting every minuto to soo that little
rod ribbon. Hut it never showed up.
Tears bugau lo lill my eyes so that 1
could hardly nee thu crosspiccos-I
have a lillie girl of my own, you know
-but on and on I wont, and no brown
hood or red ribbon could 1 lind. Thou
1 turned ami looked tome ico below,
and there abo was. Yes, shu had fall
en tidily or forty foot through the
bridge.
know, bull got there. 1 lifted her up
in my arms. Her oyes wore closed,
Lat she opened them, looked at mu u
second, and said:
.' 'How did you get down hero.'
"This question would have made mo
laugh if 1 had felt sure abo wasn't hurt,
bul as it was 1 hurried up tho bank
and to thu caboose. Sho said she
wasn't hurt milch, but 1 knew she
couldn't tell, and wo started for tho
next station.
'. 'I'm going home, ain't 1?' abu in
quired, after wo had I.xe.I Lor up in
our bunk.
"1 told her 'yes,' knowla* thal min
nie thal MO wore going right by her
house. 1 was in such a hurry to get
to a surgeon that 1 thought it right to
deceive her. Pretty ?ooh she wont off
lo sleep, and abo looked so deathly
lying (hero thal all of ua went to wip
in' our eyes iiko women.
" di .)*,' any* I, 'il shu tie vcr wakes
up Ph quit ino roa?l. 1 never want
to ?co ti.at bridge agin.' "
"Ami you HA vc quit thu road?"
gol neil, and all thu spring u.od to
watch for my train at ?ho would for
her papa coming home fruin work.
Wu never passed hur house unless she
was out waring that lillie browtt hood
at ns and malling that red ribbon
dance. Our engineer unod to whistlo
for hor regularly, ami sho (ot to sho
could tell thst whistle us far as sho
could hear it. Once in a while, when
not in a hurry, we'd atop our train
and have a talk with her. She said
she loved na all, even tho old engine,
but sho baa nevor sot her' foot on tho
track since that day sho foll through
tho bridgo. Thia is a true story, and
tho littio girl's name is Lily." - C'A?
cayo JleraitL
Jay (..md's WnlntonaC
A young friend of (ioorgo Gould was
dining with tho family. Conversation
turned on trioka, and tho young friend
said ho could tako off a man's vost
without removing his cont. Ho ox
plalnod that frat, which consists of
workine tho vest down tho arms by
gradually coaxing tho shoulders
through tho armholes. Thon tho vest
der tho coat sloovos. Dexterity and
patienco aro required. The young man
was positivo ho was the only one pros
ont who could do it. Mr. Gould llslou
od to the explanation and said that
any man could do lt, and that he could
do it ou the spot. The caller waa zeal
ously anxious to bot his modest pile
against aa equal sum to be put up by
tho millionaire; but tho latter advised
him not to bet any moro than a big
appin, as he would be sure lo lose lt
Mr. Gould thoroupon proeeodod to por
form the elusivo act. He first took off
his coat.
"Hold on, sir," said tho young tuan,
"that is not permitted; it ls barred."
"I understand that," replied the
bunker: "i'll put on the coat again.
I'm only gotting ready."
Then-he look off ids vost and at ono?
put on his coat, and sucoeedod lt with
putting on his vost outside ot his coat.
"I'm at your aorvlce now," he quiet
ly said.
The young man lost au apple, but
gainod a verification of the important
truth that thero ls more than one way
of doing a thing. In his own style
thora ls no greater lover of quiet faa
than Jay Gcuhl.- Brooklyn Eagle,
eau bo romovod by
lt UM. Ll AT IO!) COW HOYS,
Tlte l<ftN<toit Tittil Wa? Tnuglit Them '.> ?ti
1,'n ii lu r II? i vi> lYiitlMrfonta
Tliovo have bunn a grout many ?to?
rica told of thu reckless daring ulld
abandon o? tho cowboy. Ho ia an
Auiorioan production, and at tim sound
of Uto word cowboy tito mind lovorls
to sumo western locality whore law
and order aro unknown, and aro sup
plied by a rudo ?Otol conventionalities,
thu non-observance of which means
violence without process of trial. Tho
typical cowboy must bo fearless, ready
to shoot al a moment's warning, wild
in Iiis make-up and language, and
ruaily to perp?trale a joko ou a "ten
derfoot" at any lillie.
Hut Ibero is often considerable brag?
gadoela ia the cowboy, anil a good illus
tration of this fact was told U Sentinel
roporlor by a station UgOllt, who had
lived in the west for many years and
had buen in tho employ of various rail
roads in localities where cowboys wcro
numorous.
"1 have seen a good many during
doods pe,-im mci Mini coarse jokes per
petrated by cowboys," said tito agent,
.'but 1 will toll you of a lillie incident
whoro tho wind WAS taken oat of three
cowboys by a determined, fearless
'tenderfoot.' lt happened only last
?pring. 1 WAH thoa station agent and
telegraph operator for the Northern
Paeitie Railroad company at a place
near thu Montana line, lt was not
much of a place, ns it consisted only
of a depot, a house or two, and a sa
loon.
"One morning a traveling man ar
rived at the depot by singo from up
north somewhere. Ho bad a small
sample-case and sachet. Ho was be
low medium height mid rallier ?dight,
but was very Heatly dressed and wore
n silk hal. Ho was travelin?: for a
New York jewelry house. He was
about an hour early for the traill east,
and hu opened his grip on ibo plat
form, took out a brush, and dusted his
clolhlng and shoes. Ho thoa drew out
an old newspaper, leaned up against
tho sido of tho depot willi ono foot pro
jected iii trout of Ibu oilier, am! began
reading.
"Motin while, however, three cow
boys liad sauntered up to the depot.
They nil oved him closely and watched
his operations. When he bogan read
ing they huddled together and talked
awhile iu au undertone. Present ly one
of them-a big six-footer-left thu
group and bogan lo haunter carelessly
about tho platform with bis head in
the air inspecting thc posters on lito j
building and lite cornice. When he ?
got around whore tho traveling man
stood, bo lifted his big brogan and
planted it ti rm ly on the jewelry man's
loot. No apology was niano. Tlio
traveling mau merely looked up, drew
his foot back a moment, then placed it
back where it was. Tho cowboy pass
ed back to the other two. They all
chuckled and joined in tho low-toued
conversation.
"Soou tho cowboy started out again
on a similar round, gaping at thc roof.
When ho roached tho traveling man hu
tried to bring down his coarse bool on
the extended foot. The traveling man
?'irked his foot back suddenly, and tho
trogan carno down with a thump on
tho platform. Another conference and
chuckling followed. Finally tho cow
boy set out on the third round, dust
as ho was about to raise bis foot to
plant it ou that of tho traveling man,
tho lnttor looked up quickly and said:
*' 'Seo hero, there is my foot, and it's
going to stay there. You step on it,
if you want to, but I want to tell you
that bofore you can gol oil' of it 1 will
kill you.'
"Such a volley staggurod tho cow
boy, lie looked at tito foot, und Iben
at the small possessor, and finally
moved oil without stepping on it. An
other consultation followed.
"Tho traveling man calmly read his
Kiper a tow minutes, and thea took
om his sache! three apples. Ho look
sd at thom a moment, and suddenly
threw them a fuw feot into the air and
thou ?pilek ly drew a rovolver, tired
three shots, splitting eacii apple into a
do/o.n piceos boforo tlioy reached the
fground. Ho replaced tho cartridges
a the empty chambors of tho rovolver,
and returned it to his pocket.
"Tho cowboys witnossod tho act
without saying a word, and soon, com
plotoly cowed, turned aud loft tho de
pot. Tho travoling man told me after
they left that ito would have killed the
three of thom had tho fellow stepped
on his foot again, and 1 think he would,
as ho was quick as lightning. He
thoa showod mu n medal ho carried,
which ho won as being tho most rapid
and ono of tho best shots in New York.
Tho story simply illustrates that thcro
is sometimos a great deal of fictitious
valor and daring about tho cow hoy."
Milwaukee Sentinel.
Paris As To Health.
In health, Paris is on a levol with a
hundred othor pinces. It has nothing
of its own tu oti'or. Its climate pr?
sents a fair averago of tho qualities and
faults of contral Continental woathor;
the air is drier and more vivifying than
that of England; extremes of hnnt and
cold are sometimos folt, but they aro
unfrenuout; strong wiuds aro ram; und
though fogs have become somowhat ac
climatized of late yoars, the air is on
tim wholo fairly bright and .pleasant.
Ullt tho same atmosphere may bo found
almost evurywhoro along the same par
allel of latitude. The sanitary condi
tions aro good; tim sewerage is excel
lent; tho water is abundant and puro,
and tho precautions against infection in
all Us forms aro minute and well ap
plied. Tho material coud it ion , of lifo
aro, howovor, growing so much nbko
in al), largo towns that we are living
evorywhore under moro and moro sim
ilar influences, and it may bo said wilb
out much inexactness that, so far ns
Europo is conoornod, what used to bo
called (?specially a hoalthy or unhealthy
place ls becoming difficult to find. Kpl
douiies como and go in -Paris as they
do in other centres of population, but
they are seldom traceable to local
causes, and usually nsstimo a general
oharaeter. Rut ali these qualities aro
merely negativo; they imply thu an
?once of objections, not tho presence of
recommendations; Puris posseMoa no
Eositivo advantages in climate or
.sith, and English people will not bo
tempted to live in it for reasons of that
sorU- The Fortnightly lt?vtau.
ri
Th? Now York Democracy*
Tho Doinocnilio Slat o Convention of
New York mot atJ?ai'atoga last Thurs
dav. Tho utmost good feeling pre
vailed! Some of tho delegates seemed
inclined to postpone nominations, hut
a motion to go into nominations was
adopted by a large majority. The bal
lot resulted as follows: David 15. Mill,
:?:?H, A. S. Hewitt, 33, .7. A. Slocum,
8; Flower, 1. Governor Hill was de
clared, amid great enthusiasm, to bc
tho nominee, ami thc bands, in differ
ent parts of tho hall, struck up lively
airs.
A I.uhor Itlot in Cleveland.
If lt had not been for a notice posted
in the yards of the Cleveland rolling
mills conceding prices a general attack
upon all Ibo mills would have been
made Oil Friday morning by a mob of
three thousand men. lu the evening
tho men who bad returned to work
before the notice was posted were re
ceived by howling mobs of strikers as
tlicy left the shops and stones were
throw II and pistols fired, but no one
was reported fatally injured.
A S i< Ken I ii i; Story from Onto.
Several carcasses of diseased pork
have been seized in thc Akron, Ohio,
markets. An investigation shows that
hog cholera exists in every quarter of
the county, several hundred porkers
heing down with the disease. As soon
as it Appears, the owners kill the
nfllictcd hogs and send I lunn to market.
The discovery bas caused much coin
motion in 11 ie city, and Council is ask
ed to forbid the sale of pork in Akron
for a month.
Jurifjr Justice.
Mrs. Elizabeth Hendricks, of New
Brunswick, N. J., convicted ripon
charges growing out of brutal treat
ment of a girl whom she had obtained
from a Philadelphia charitable institu
tion, was last week sentenced to pay a
fine of .*.r?00 upon each of tho two
charges and to ten years' imprison
ment nt hard labor in prison, ou a
charge of atrocious assault.
-Col. I). P. Duncan, President of
the State Fall' Association, has re
ceived propositions from some of the
young men to have during the fail
it State tournament, ami it is desired
that those who favor tho project will
notify Mr. W. II. Gibbes, Jr., of Co
lumbla. If a sufficient number of
knignts iudicata a desire to ride, hand
some prizes will bc arranged lor, and
ii full programme will be announced.
Thc race committee will have a gentle
man's saddle horse, race, which will
give tlie knights another chance to
display their horsemanship.
THE LAURENS HAIL
JOHN C. HASKELL, N. U. KIAL,
Columbia, S. C. Laurens, S. C.
HASKELL & DIAL,
A T T O H N E Y S A T L A W,
LAURENS H., S. C.
?T. T. .JOHNSON,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
OFFICE- Fleming's Corner, Northwest
side of Public Square.
LACHIONS C. H., S. C.
J. C. OAKLINGTON,
ATTO UN KY AT LAW,
LAURENS <.. H., S. C.
Office over W. II. (?anett's Store.
W. C. BENET, F. r. M'OOWAN,
Abbeville. Laurens.
BENET & MCGOWAN.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
LA Ult ENS C. H., S. ?'.
I. W. FERGUSON? ti KO. V. YOUNO.
FERGUSON & YOUNG,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
LAURENS C. H., S. C.
lt. I'. TOI>l>. W. II. MARTIN?
TODD A MARTIN,
A T T O H N F. Y S A T L A W,
LAURENS <:. H., S. C.
s'. J. HOLMES. ll. V. SIMPSON?
HOLMES & SIMPSON,
A T T O H N E Y S A T L A W,
LAURENS II., H. c.
SAVE
YOUR MONEY
Hy buying your Drugs and Medicines,
Kine Colognes, Paper Slid .Lnvelopcs,
Memorandum Hooks, Face Powders,
Tooth Powders, Hair Hrusbcs, Sbav
IIg Brothes, Whisk Hrusbcs, Blacking
Hrusbcs, Blacking, Toilet and Latin*
lry Soaps, Tea, Spice, Pepper, Ginger,
Lamps and Lanterns, Cigar8, Tobacco
ind Snuff, Diamond Dyes, and other
irticlcs too numerous to mention, at
ho NEW DRUGSTORE.
Also, Pure Wines and Liquor*, for
nodical purposes.
No trouble to show goods.
Respectfully,
B. F. POSEY & BRO.,
Laurens C. IL, S.C.
August ?, 18S6.
I ly
COLUMBIA Ss GREENVILLE IL H.
PA8SENUBU DEPARTMENT.
On find alter July 19th, 1885, Fasscn
ger Trains will run tm herewith indi
cated ?non tins Road and its bl anches :
DAILY, EXCEPT SUNDAYS.
No. 63-Up Passenger.
S C Junction A 10 ;io a m
Columbia (C O D) 10 66 a m
Ar Alston ll 66 a Ul
Ar Newberry 12 68 p m
Ar Ninety-Six 1) 2 14 p m
Ar Hodges 3 lt; p ut
Ar Holton 4 24 p m
Ar (.reenvido 5 45 p m
No. 62-Down Passenger.
Lv Greenville lo 00 um
Ar Pelton ll 21 am
Ar Hodges 12 ?ll p ni
Ar Ninety-Six 1 %2'.\ p m
Ar Newberry 'I 08 j) m
Ar Alston 4 IO p m
Ar Columbia 6 16 p m
SPART ANBURG, UNION AND CO
LUMBIA.
No. 63-Up Passenger.
Lv Alston 11 58 a m
Ar Union 1 6'J p m
Ar Spart'g, S U ?fc C depot il 27 p in
Ar Spart'g, K & I) Dep B 8 87 p rn*
No. 62-Down Passenger.
Lv Spart'g R & D Dep ll 13 05 p m
Lv Spart'g S U & C Dep G 12 ii p m
Ar Union 1 48 p ni
Ar Alston 4 05 p m
LAURENS RAILROAD.
No. .'5-Up Passenger.
Lv Newberry 8 15 p tn
Ar Goldvlllo 4 15 p m
Ar Clinton 5 IO p m
Ar Lau rons G oo p m
No. 4 - Down Passenger.
Lv Laurens 9 10 a m
Ar Clinton y 66 a ni
Ar Newberry 12 00 m
ABBEVILLE BRANCH.
Lv Hodge? 3 20 p m
Ar Abbeville 4 20 p nt
Lv Abbeville ll 25 u m
Ar Hodges 12 25 pm
BLUE RIDGE AND ANDERSON
BRANCH.
Lv Pelton I 28 p m
Ar Andei son 6 01 p m
Ar Seneca (.'itv 6 15 p m
Ar Walhalla ? 45 p m
Lv Walhalla ? 60 p m
Ar Helton ll 02 p in
Trains run solid between Columbia
?ind Hendersonvillc.
CONNECTIONS.
A Seneca with lt. & D. R. H. for
Atlanta.
A. With Atlanta Coast Line and
South Carolina Hallway, from and to
Charleston.
With Wilmington, Columbia and
Augusta from Wilmington and all
pointe Nortli.
With Charlotte, Columbia und Au
gusta from Charlottes and all point*
North.
lb Willi Asheville and Spartanburf
from nuil for pointu in Western North
Carolina.
C. Atlanta and Charlotte Division
H. k I). It. lt. for Atlanta and pointa
South and West.
G. IL TALCOTT,
Superintendent.
M. SLAUtillTElt, tien. Pass. Agt.
D.CAUDWELL, A. G. Pas?. Agi.
MAGNOLIA PASSENGER ROUTE.
G. L. inul S.. A. anti K., und 1'. IL and
A. Railways.
BLUE TIME-COING SOUTH.
Lv Woodruff *7 50 a ra
Lv Enorce 8 22 a m
Lv Ora 8 62 a ra
Lv Laprenn ? 82 a m
Lv High Point 10 10 a ra
Lv Waterloo 10 84 a rn
Lv Coronaca ll 07 . m
Ar ii reen wood Ml 35 a rai
Lv (beenwood fl 50 a m 2 00 p ra
Ar Augusta IO 25 am 7 00 p ni
Lv Augusta ?IO 60 am ?10 00 p ?
Ar Atlanta 6 40pm 700 a m
Lv Augusta Ml 20 am
Ar ChalcsstOB ?5 00 p ra
Ar Beaufort ? 05 p m
Ar Port Royal 6 20 p m
Ar Savannah 7 00 p m
Ar Jacksonville 0 15 a ni
GOING NORTH
Lv Jacksonville *8 60 p m
Lv Savannah 8 65 a m
Lv Charleston 7 00 a ra
Lv Port Royal 7 35 a m
Lv Beaufort 7 17 a ra
Ar Augusta 1 65 p ra
Lv Atlanta .? 20 p m
Ar Augusta 6 10 a ra
Lv Augusta #2 30 a ra *G 15 p ra
Ar Greenwood 7 00 p nj ll 40 a ra
Greenwood 2 00 p ra
Ar Coronaca 2 28 p ra
Ar AVatcrloo 3 01 p in
Ar High Point 3 23 p ra
Ar Laurens 4 03 p ra
Ar Ora 4 43 p ra
Ar Enorce 6 13 p tm
Ar Woodruff 5 46 p ra
.Daily. Connections made at Green
wood to and from point? on Columbia
and 11 reen v i I lc Railroad.
Tickets on anio at Laarens to all
points at through rate?. Baggago
checked to destination.
E. T. CHARLTON, G. P. A.
J. N. BABS, Supt., Augusta, Ga.
Dr. W. H. BAU*
OFFICE OVER WILKES' BOOK
AND DRUG STORE.
Office days--Mondays and Tuesdays.
LAURENS C. H., ?. C.
CINCINNATI
TYPEiFODHDRY
- AMO
PRINTING IICHIM WORKS,
201 Vine Street, CtMCilMATI, fc,
Tho typo used on thin payer wat MM? by UMF
above UwArj.-Mit.

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