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LAURENS C. H., S. C., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST If), 1885.
Dixon, n choctaw, si yours of asp,
Had killi ?1 ii Milner in ii Leadville bruwl;
Ti ii <l mul loudenmed, thc roiixh-lxmnlH curb
Hu ll- riere.
And ?'atoll hint utrillo In freedom from tlio
"Itt turn on Fi Hay, to bo shot tc denth I"
So mn tho senti Min'-it wa? Mnndny ol!-Iii.
The ?lead man's coiiirude? drew a \? cll-idca6od
brent li :
Then nil iiiKlil lon? tho gnmbtlii?r dens woro
'J ho days sped slowly ; but tho Fr!dny cnnie.
And 'Hocked tho miners to tho Fhootlntr
They 0UOM six riflemen of deadly ulm.
And with low vot?os sat mid lounged
"He will not come." "Ho's not tx fool." "Tho
Who BOt tho savage free must fuco thu
A Choctaw bravo, mulled bitterly, and then
Smiled proudly, with raised head, as Dixon
Silent and storn-a woman nt his heels;
He motions to tho brave, who stays hor
Next minnie Hume tho nuns; tho woman
Ami drops without a inonu-Dixon IH dead.
_-John Hoyle Oltollly.
THE I J AST CONTEST.
A soldier, who had won imperisha
ble fanni on tho battlo-iiolds of his
country was confronted bj a gaunt
stranger elad all iu black aud wcariug
an impenetrable mask.
"Who aro you that you dare to
block my way?" dumamlod tho sol
Then tho stranger throw asido bis
mask and tho soldier know that ho was
'dlavo you como for me?" asked tho
soldier. "If so, I will not go with you;
so go your way alone."
But Death hold out bia bony baud
and beckoned lo tho soldier.
"No," cried tho soldier, resolutely;
"my limo is not como. Soo, boro aro
the histories I am writing-no hand
but mino can finish thom-I will go
when they are dono."
"I have biddon by your sido day and
night," said Death; "I havo hovered
about you on a hundred battle-fields,
but no sight of mo could chill your
heart till now, and now I hold you in
my power. Come!"
And with thuso words Death soi/.od
upon tho soldier and strove to boar
him heuce. but tho soldier struggled so
desperately that ho prevailed against
Death, and tho strango phantom do
purlod alone. Then when ho had geno
thu soldier found upon his throat tho
imprint of Death's cruel lingers-so
iierco had boon tho struggle. And
nothing could wash them away, for
they were disease, lingering, agonizing,
fatal disease. Hut with quiet valor ibo
soldier relurnod to his histories, and
for many days thoroaftor ho toiled up
on them as tho last and best work of
his nobln life.
.dlow thin and palo tho soldior is
gelling," said tho people. "His hair
is whitening and his oyes uro woary.
Ile should not have undertaken tho
histories-the labor is killing him."
They did not know of this strugglo
with Death, nor had they soon tho
marks upon the soldier's throat, lint
the physicians who carno to him and
saw tho marks of Death's cruel lingers,
shook llicir heads and said the soldier
OOldd not livo to completo his work
upon which Iiis whole heart was set.
And tho soldier knew it, too, and
many a timo he paused in his writing
and laid his pun aside and bowod his
head inion his hands, and strove for
consolation in the thought of tho groat
fame he had already won. So whoa
Death carno a second time ho found
the soldier weak and trembling and
..lt would bo vain for you to strug
gle with me now," said Don th. "My
poison is in your veins, ami seo, my
dew is on your brow. Hut you aro a
bravo man and 1 will not bear you with
mo till yon have asked ono iavor,which
1 will grunt."
"(Jive mu au hour to ask thc favor,"
said the soldier. "There aro so many
things my histories and nil-givo mo
an hoar that I ntay decide what I shall
Aud as Doath tarried, tim soldier
communed willi himself. Before ho
closed his eyes forever what boon
should ho ask of Death? And tho sol
dier's thoughts spoil back over tho yoars
and his whole lifo carno to him liko a
lightning llash--the companionship and
smiles of kings, tho glorios of govern
ment and political powor. tho honors
of poaco, ami joys o? contpiost, tho din
of batllo, the sweets of a quiot homo
lifo upon a western prairio, tho gontlo
devotion of a wife, tho clamor of noisy
boys ami tho fuco o? a Jittlo girl-ah,
there his thoughts lingered and clung, j
"Time to comploto our work-our
books-our histories," counsolod am
bition. "Ask Death for timo to do
this last and crowning act of our great
Hut tho soldior's oars were doaf to
tho crioi of ambition; thoy heard nnolh- !
or voice-tho voico of tho soldier's
hoart-and tho voice whispered "Nollie
-Nollio-Nellie" That was all-no
other words but those, and tho soldier
struggled to his foot, and strotched
forth his hands and called to Doath,
and hoaring him caMIng, Death caine
to him aud stood before him.
"I havo niado my choico," said tho
"Tho books?" asked Doath with a
"No, not thom," said tho soldior,
"but my little girl-my Nolllol Oivo
mo a loase of lifo till I hnvo hold her in
thoso arris, and thon como for me and
1 will gol"
Thou Death's hldoous aspect was
changed; his storn features relaxed and
a look of pity oamo upon them. And
Donih said, "It shall bo so," and say
ing this he wont his way.
Now thagroldior's child was far away
.-many, many leaguos from where tho
soldier Jived; boyo?.il a broad, tempest
uous ocean. 8ho was not os you might
?uopoao, a little child, although the
soldier apoko of her aa such, fino was
a wlfo and a mother; yot even in her
womanhood she was to the soldior's
hoart tho samo little girl tho soldior
hail hold upon his knee maliy and
many a time while his rough hands
weaved prairio llowor* in her soft, fair
nurla. And tho soldior nulled for Nollie
now, just a? i<* did then, when she sat
on his knee and prattled of her dolls.
Tbl? is ?he way ot the turnan heart
it having U?U ?C-??ed *bc?? that the
Bolilior was dying urn! tiiut Nollio had
bcon scut for across tito sun, all tho
pcoplo viod with ouch other iu sooth
ing tho hutt moments of tho faiUOUS
mun, for ho was beloved by all, and all
woro bound to him by bonds of patri
otic gratitudo, slnco bo had boen so
bravo a soldier upon thu battle-Holds of
Iiis country, lint tito soldior did not
hood thoir words of sympathy; tho
voico of fame, which in tho past had
stirred a fovor in his blood and fallen
most pleasantly upon his oars, awaken
ed uo cniot ?on iu lus bosom now. Tho
soldier thought only of Nellie, aud ho
awaited her coming.
An old Colnrade carno and pressed
lus nano, ana laiwea ui ute unios ?vuvti
thoy wont to tho wars together; and
tho old comrade told of this hattie and
of that, mid hew such ti victory was
won and how such a city was taken.
But tho soldier's oars heard no sound
of battle now, and his oyes could seo
DO flash of sabre or smoko of war.
?So tho people carno and spoke words
of veneration and lovo and hope, and
so with quiet fortitude, btu willi a hun
gry heart, tho soldier waited tor Nellie,
his little girl.
Sho carno across tho broad, to.opcst
uous ocean. The gulls Hew far out
from land and tobi thu windi, and the
Winds blew further still and said lo the
ship: "Speed on, oh ship! speed on in
thy swift, straight course, for you
are bearing a treasuro to a father's
Thou tho ship leaped forward in her
pathway, and tho waves were very
?till, and tho winda kepi wiiLporing:
"Spocd on, ? ship," till tit last thu ship
was como to port and the littlo girl
was claspod in thu soldier's arms..
Thou for a season tho soldier seemed
quito himself again, and peoplu said:
"Ho will livo," and thou prayed that
ho might. But their hopes and pray
ers woro vain. Death's seal was on tho
soldier and thcro was no release.
Tho last days of thu soldier's lifu
woro tho most beautiful of all-but
what a mockery of ambition and fame,
and all tho grand pretentious things of
lifo they were! Thoy were tho triumph
of a human heart, and what is botter or
purer or sweeter than that?
No thought of tho hundred battle
fields upon which his valor had .shown
conspicuous carno to tho soldier now -
nor tho ocho of his otornal fame-nor
o von yet tho murmurs of a sorrowing
people. Nollie was by his side, and his
hungry, fainting heart fed on her dear
love aud his soul went back with bol
to tho years bing agonc.
Away beyond tho wostorn horizon
upon tho prairie stands a little homo
over which tho vines trail. All about
it is tho tall, waving grass, and over
yondor is tho swalo with a logion of
chattering black-birds porched on its
swaying roods and rushes. bright
wild Howers bloom on overy side, tho
quail whistlos on tho pasture fence, and
from his home in (ho chimney corner
tho cricket begins to chirrup au echo
to tho lonely bird's call. In this little
Eraine homo wo soo a man holding on
is kneo a little, girl, who is telling him
of her play as ho smooths hor fair curls
or strokes her tiny velvet hands; or
perhaps she is singing him ouc of her
baby songs, or asking him strange
questions of tho groat wide world that
is now to her; or perhaps ho binds the
wild llowors sho has brought into a lit
tlo nosogay for her now gingham dross,
or-but wo seo it all, and so, too, does
tho soldior, and so does Nollio, and so
thoy hoar tho black-bird's twittor and
the quail's shrill call and tho cricket's
faint ocho, ti"d all about thom is tho
..?weet subtlo, holy ?ra;-rance of mem
And so at last whon Death carno and
tho soldier foll asleep forever. Nollie,
his little girl, was holding his hands
and whispering to him of thoso days.
Hors woro tho last words he hoard, and
by tho smile that rostod on his faco
whoa ho was dead you might havo
thought tho soldior was dreaming of a
limy when Nollio prattled on his kuco
and bado him woavo tho wild Howers
in her curls.
How PlyloR V\?h Ply.
An excellent opportunity of observ
ing tho aerial means of propulsion in
the Hying fish was a horded mo during
a six days' oalm lately whon crossing
tho Bay of Bongnl. I watched day by
day nomo bund reds rise under tho bows
of tho ship. The water surface was a
glassy calm. As oach tish roso it
spread its wings at onco, apparent i v
boating the surfaco with thom two or
fhroo strokes boforo thoy steadied out.
I say apparently, for it was not a deb
ilito boat so much as a struggle to rise.
The tall which, of courso under wator
was in rapid motion to escapo from the
ship, now gavo ton or a dozen rapid
beats, whioh could bo countod by tho
ripples on tho still surface, and tho tish
was off in aerial flight.
As oaoh fish lost tho hnpotus of tho
first riso, which generally happened at
about forty yards, tho binoculars show
ed us the anal fins, which had till now
beon fully extended, drooping to feel
tho wator. As soon aa tho surface was
felt the tail was introduced and fivo or
six smart strokes, also indicated by
ripplos, brought tho impetus np again
and carried the fish about anothor
thirty yards, when another drop sont
it on again, and so forth, aorao of tho
older fish travoling in this way 400 to
600 yards. Tho younger fish fre.quont
ly fell awkwardly In this attempt to
regain impetus. Whon waves aro
running it requires a clover tish to
gain impetus by a few judicious strokes
on the orest of a wave, and many a
fish tumbles over In tho attempt.
I once saw a fish rise oloso to the
ship's quarter, and lt flow parallel with
the ship, pursued below by a dolphin
or bonita. Th? latter followed every
sway of the flab, keeping almost un
der lt At tba first dip of tho tail tho
pursuer made a dart forward, but
niissod it, and again ?logged its proy
by keeping Just under lt On the soo
ond dip the tail went into tho pursuer's
month, and lhere waa an omi of tua
flyer. It always struck me that it
seemed a strain on tho fish to koop tho
Winga oxtondod.-Cor. Suture.
From data of his own tho editor ol
the Montgomery (N. Y.) Mundud baa
sut is tied liimsuif that tao lioiso*hoo
Falls havo worn away moro than fitly
foot during tho past tah looa year*,
How Arti??? SttoortKl in Patting IV?ipio
Olli ?r tito Hum-.v.
.?Lot ino loll you," said a salesman
in tlie inclure bYsinoss tho other da}',
"that artists as a class aro thu most
trying ami short-sighted people ill tho
world. For instance, they will actually
try to spoil each other's salo-'. Thoy
can not bo made to soo that whatever
helps one bolus tho market,"
"How eau thoy spoil each other's
"Ill many ways. I'll give you an in
stance, and will take a caso that hap
pened a good many years ago, so that
no ono's feelings shall bo hurt. I had
for a customer a wealthy gentleman,
and had just, about persuaded him to
buy a roally good landscape, by a lead
ing artist; price, $700. In fact, tho
gentleman had virtually bought tho
picture. Ho was just beginning to
speak about making a payment whe.i
an artist, a mutual acquaintance,
strolled into tho room. Now tho gen
tleman wanted confirmation of his
judgment, as people ofton do, and so
appealed to tho artist coming in, and
asked his opinion of tho purchase. Tho
artist fell a twinge of jealousy. Ho
balanced himself first on hie heels and
thou on his toes, m ado opera-glasses
out of his hands, and squinted, at thc
picturo from ovcry possible point of
. view. Finally ho spoke, 'll is a line
picture. It is well conceived, drawing
first rate, admirable color. I like tho
trees, tho sky, tho water. In fact, it's
au excellent work of art. Still, if you
roally want my opinion, I'll tell you
something. You sou thal small figure
in tho distance-tho figure of a man
lishing? Well, if you will take the
trouble to timi thu seale of measure
ment, you will discover that the man's
fishing-polo is certainly over fifteen
"When I heard that I knew in a
minute that my bargain was otb Tho
gentleman buying tho picture ?lid not
rely onougli upon his own judgment,
and besides 1 had had experience. Tho
artist criticising tho picturo appeared
lo bo fair and .square. Ho had roally
given tho work Its due praise, to begin
with. Hut ho had got his deadly work
in after all. Thal splendid work of
art was spoiled tor thal pun ?: i .t r by a
little brush stroke inlonded to repre
sent a lisiilug-pole. The gentleman
never looked al il again that il did nol
seem lo him lo bo all tishing-polo, and
ho tinnily told ino tho fishing-polo bad
made the picture odious lo lum, and
ho would not buy it. "
"And you say that artists often do
that sort of I li i II ^ ?" '
"Yes, they've spode.I a good many
sales for each other, in my experience.
Hut, mind you, 1 don't say that they
have any malicious intention or always
realize what they aro doing. ll is tho
easiest thing in the world lo discover
some little, trilling, good fur nothing
defect that will turn a person against a
' Hut suppose a purchaser is put out
of conceit with Smith's picture, doesn't
that mako him all the more likely to
turn around and try one of Hrown's?"
"No, il does not. And that is why
1 say artists are short-sighted. In my
experlonco, if a man buys a picture
and is happy and sat is nod over his
purchase hu is more than likely to turn
around and buy moro pictures. Tho
appetite grows on him. Hut if ho is
checked and made lo mel dissatislied
with Ids own taste and his own judg
ment just as Ito is about lo bu) ti pict
uro ho is thrown bael; oil hitnsolf,
grows disgusted, and turns his back on
tho wholo business."
"How do you think tho tasto for
picture-buying may be promoted?"
"There's no tolling nu} thing about
it. Picture-buying hero in San Fran
cisco comos on nt irregular iutervals
like an epidemic. SoiUOtimos I think
i it cunes in waves, Uko hot weather, or
i like anything elso WO don't under
"Is il not possible tho trado should
ovor becoino equalized, and a steady,
rogular dornend for pictures bo estab
"Well, if you ask mo that question,
I shall have lo tel you that hero again
tho artists aro at ftA.it. In dull times
the artists go along slowly and care
fully. They growl a good deal, but do
protiy good work. Lot tho market im
prove over so little and thoy got per
fectly wild and turn out pictures by tho
do/.on. They reason that if they can
soil a possible throe out of four pictures
why not fifteen out of twenty? Tho
cousoqiicnco is they kill tho gooso that
?lays tho gobion ogg. They glut the
market with poor pictures, exhaust
purchasers at tho earliest possible mo
ment, and Hatten out a boom which
bogan favorably and might havo been
coaxed to last a long time."
"When do you think thc artists will
learn to manago their business affairs
"Not boioro thomillonnium."-8?M
North Carolina is ?oeoiving tho ben
efit of a steady flow of immigration,
tho average number of immigrants per
month being about 160. Ibo Stato
Commissioner of Immigration says that
they come mainly from Pennsylvania,
but all tho Middle and Now England
Stale-; uro roprosontod. Most ol thu
newcomers aro farmers or meohnuies.
Tho majority go io tho western part of
tho stato. Charleston, Swain county,
ls tho objective point of many. Dr.
Clark Whittler, brother of tho poet,
John C. Whlllior, has bought 60,000
aores of land lhere, being about one
third of Swain county. Ho "roposos
to divido ii luto l.tXK) farms of slxly
lleri \ euell, aud on tllOSO to SOlllO 1,000
Gen. Grant did not Uko coarso sto
ries. It is related that on tho Gener
al's staff in ono of his campaigns was
a rough und ready tighter, "full of
strange oaths" and stranger vulgari
ties. Ono evening, in tho ,prosonco of
Gen. Grant and ?overa! brolhor officers,
he opened the conversation in som?
such way as this: "Well, boys, Pvo
5;ot a mighty good thing to tell you.
J would hardly do to repeat, of course,
in tho presence . of Indien." "Well,"
<> ant interrupted, lu ins fimrhatqulot
way. "aitow mu to suggest, theo, that
il MigUl ho advisaliic tn omit lt lu .tba)
i'll i: MW s OP TIIK STATK.
801110 of tho l.u.M Sayings and linlm, . III
Soul li Cu ol ?11.i.
-Tho Morion county fair will bo
hold this week.
-Tho Methodists of Fort Mill aro
building a parsonage.
-Au epidemic of matrimony is
sweeping over Spartanburg.
-The new Presbyterian church at
"Wedgefield was dedica!eil on Sunday
-Thc survivors of thc Palmetto
Sharpshooters aro arranging for a ro
union next year.
-Thc heavy rains last week did
considerable damage to thc cotton in
the Piedmont section.
-A kennel for thc breeding and
training of pointer and sot!Ol' dogs bas
been established on a farm near Hock
-Ceo. E. Watson, son of Mr. I. II.
Watson, of Marion, dropped dead at
his home in MMledgevillc, f?a., re
-Thc Col loto ll Baptist Sunday
School Convention will bo held at
Bethlehem church ea Fridav, Novem
-Jonathan Cary, of F.dgotield coun
ty, was robbed of ..*._'."?"? while in the
crowd around the circus ticket wagon
-Some unknown person fatally shot
ono of Mr, Bonjnmlu Snolgrovo's
horses in bis stable nt Gilbert Hollow
on Friday night.
- After four trials ia the courts at
Abbeville, it bas tinnily been decided
thal thc goose, is not a domestic animal
under tho statute.
--The town of Lancaster was raided
on Saturday night by a party of street
lamp smashers, sign changers, house
rocker?, step movers, etc.
-Thirty-three persons ure now con
fined ia Edge field, jail charged with
being implicated in tho Culbronth
murder. They will apply for bail this
-Sain and (?us Scaw right, two boys
of A bbovillo county, have averaged two
hundred pounds of cotton each every
favorable ?lay since the picking season
--('lins. Ghaut and Hella Jackson,
colored, of Colloton. acting husband
and Wife, quarreled about another
woman, when Chant's wife stabbed
and killed him.
-Representativo L. 1'. Jones, of
Bdgelicld, who has boen living near
that town for some years, has removed
to ItitlgO Spring, having sold bis plan
tation and residence to John H. Hol
- Mr. J. C. Whitten, steward of the
Anderson county poor house, has made
this year 180 gallons of sorghum mo?
lasses from n small piece of laud. This
will bo more than enough to supply
- between t Li rt y and forty thou
sand do!pies are due Wofford College
from Subscriptions to the "Centennial
Endow mont Fund," and on bonds
given to thc "Endowment Fund of
I Woffbrd College."
-A colored boy in Lancaster ran a
race ott foot against another on au old
poor horse. Tho little chap who ven
tured to pit bis speed again-' Ibo
lioi 'e's was overtaken in thc race, run
over ?ind fatally injured.
- Mr. Janies Lngt'oome, ?d' Edgetleid
county, bas ?1 tarin valued at $12,000,
on which he makes about one hundred
bales of cotton every year, besides an
abundance of small grain and corn,
and mise? the finest stock in tho count y.
- A herd ot Uno Jersey cuttle, sev
eral head of pure Angora goats, Berk
shire hogs, etc., will be sold al publie
sale in Lancaster on November 20.
They were tho property of the late Dr.
Joseph II. Foster, a breeder of fine
-Trustworthy information indicates
that thc cotton crop of Newberry
county will be about tho same as it
was last year. Thc corn crop has
been excellent, and especially in the
bottom lands along tho Saluda ?ind
-Tho expenses of thc recent term
of Court at Lancaster were $1.070.35.
Tho whole expenses of Court to the
county for tho present year, for grand
and petit jurors. State's witnesses,
bailills and meals furnished jurors
while engaged in trying cases, have
-Mr. Ii. D. Springs, of Fort Mill.
York county, realized thirty-nine
pounds of lint from 100 pounds of seed
cotton of tho Po tor kin variety. Messrs.
J. H. Allen and W. J. Rawlinson
planted tho sante varlet y and the yield
was forty-one pounds of lint to thc
hundred pounds of seed cotton.
-While prospecting for phosphate
on thc Carier lands, New Road, Et, ().,
Collcton county, one day not long
since, Charles Campbell, son of Col.
A. L. Campbell, killed three rattle
snakes and a water rattle. Tho rattle
snakes averaged four and a half feet,
and had from eleven to thirteen rattles
-A Presbyterian church was organ
ized in Mount Carmel, Abbeville coun
ty, on Monday, October ID, consisting
of thirty members. Tho following
officers wcro elected, admitted ami
installed: Elders-J. W. Merrah,C. A.
White, IL F. Morris. Deacons-A. II.
McAllister, J. J. White, P. L. Mc
-David A. Long, of North Caro
lina, who married Miss Allco Evans,
of Kock Billi on March 12, 1886, and
was arrested ten days afterwards upon
a charge Of bigamy, lins boen tried In
tho York Court and acquitted-lt being
?roven that his m arri ago to Mary Ann
lovis in North Carolina in 187G was
-In Lancaster county, ono night
last week, Charllo Johnson, a white
lad about sixteen years of age, and
John Williams, a cr.'orcd boy, woro
going to a corn-shucking together,
when, in a playful mood, Johnson
drow h pistol from his pocket, pre
sented lt, and, to his as'onishment, an
explosion followed, nnd Williams foll
to tho ground mortally wounded.
Johnson says bc "didn't know it was
Death of Gsuoral McClellan.
N KW AK ic, N. J., October 29.-Gen.
(ieo. It. McClellan died shortly after
midnight lust night from neuralgia of
tho heart. Ho returned home about
six weeks ago from his trip West with
bis family and had been under the cure
of a physician for about two weeks.
Nothing serious was expected until
yesterday, when he bccanio worse. Ho
died surrounded hy Iiis family at St.
Cloud, Orango Mountain, where lie
bad lived for about twenty years. In
vitations had been issued for a recep
tion tills evening. General MoClollairs
sunimer home, erected after the war,
was on thc summit of Orango Moun
tain, next to that of his father-in-law,
General Marcy. Tho whole commu
nity was shocked by the news of his
death. Flags are living ut half-mast
and tho Grand Army Post has called a
meeting to express their sorrow and
oller a body guard for tho remains.
Arrangements for the funeral have not
yet been made. General McClellan was
an eitler in the Presbyterian church.
COLUMBIA & GREENVILLE R, lt.
Oil and altor July 19th, 1885, Passen
ger Trains will run as herewith Indi
cated upon this Hoad and its branches:
DAILY, EXCEPT SUNDAYS.
No. .0:1-Up Passenger.
S C Junction A 10 80 a ni
Columbia (C G D) 10 55 a m
Ar Alston ll 65 a m
Ar Newberry 12 68 p m
Ar Ninety-Six I) 2 l t p m
Ar Hollges " 16 p in
Ar Belton 4 21 p in
Ar Greenville 6 l? p in
No. 52-Down Passenger.
Lv Greenville 10 00 a m
Ar Belton ll 21 a m
Ar I lodges 12 ;! 1 p m
Ar Ninety-Six l 23 p m
Ar Newberry !5 08 p m
Ar Alston I 10 p ni
Ar Columbia ? l? p m
SP ART AN BU RG, UNION AND CO
No. ?.'?-Up Passenger.
Lv Alston 11 68 n ni
Ar Union . 1 59 p in
Ar SpariV, S U & C depot .'I 27 p in
Ar Spnrt'g, Ii & D Dep B 8 37 p m
No. 62-Down Passenger.
Lv Spart "g R&D Dep H 12 06 p m
Lv Spnrt'g S U ?fe C Dep (J 12 ll p m
Ar Union l 48 p m
Ar Alston 1 or? p m
No. 3-Up Passenger.
Lv Newberry 51 l? p m
Ar ( ioldvillo t 16 p in
A r (.'linton ? 10 p m
Ar Laurens 0 ot) p ni
No. 4-Down Passenger.
Lv Laurens 1) 10 a in
Ar ('linton U ?? a m
Ar Newberry 12 00 m
Lv Hodges 3 20 p m
Ar Abbeville I 20 p ru
Lv Abbeville 11 26 a m
Ar Hodges 12 25 p Ul
BLUE Ul DDE AND ANDERSON
Lv Belton I 28 p m
Ar Ande. So 5 01 p in
Ar Seneca ( itv 0 16 p m
Ar Walhalla ' 0 45 p m
Lv Walhalla 8 50 p nj
Ar Belton 11 02 p m
Trains run solid between Columbia
A Seneca with R. & D. R. H. for
A. With Atlanta Coast Line and
South Carolina Railway, from and to
( ?har lesion.
With Wilmington, Columbia and
Augusta from Wilmington and all
With Charlotte, Columbia and Au
gusta from Chaiiottco amt all points
B. With Asheville and Sparlanburg
from and for points in Western North
C. Atlanta anil Charlotte Division
U. Sc D. R. II. for Atlanta and points
South and West.
G. H. TALCOTT,
M. SLAUGHTER, Gen. Pass. A nf;.
D. CARDWELL, A. G. Pass. Ayl.
MAGNOLIA PASSENGER ROUTE.
(?. L. and s.. A. and K., and V. lt. atad
BLUE TIME-GOING SOUTH.
Lv Woodruff *7 60 a m
Lv Enorcc 8 22 a m
Lv Ora 8 62 a m
Lv Laurens 'J 82 a m
Lv High Point 10 10 a m
Lv Waterloo 10 34 a ?l
Lv Coronaca 11 07 a sa
Ar Greenwood *n 86 a a
Lv Green \\ uod 50 am 2 00 p m
Ar Aiiyusta lo -'.r> am 7 00 p m.
Lv Au-usta .IO .r)0 a m * 10 00 p tn
Ar Atlanta 6 40 p m 7 00 a ttl
Lv Augusta *ll 20 a m
Ar Chaiosston ? oo p ta
Ar Beaufort 6 05 p m
Ar Port Roval 6 20 p m
Ar Savannah 7 00 pm
Ar Jacksonville C 15 a m
GOING NOUi n
Lv Jacksonville *8 50 p m
Lv Savannah 6 55 a m
Lv Charleston 7 00 a qi
Lv Port Royal 7 86 a m
Lv Beaufort 7 47 a m
Ar Augusta 1 56 p ni
Lv Atlanta ?8 20 pm
Ar Augusta 6 10 a m
Lv Augusta *2 30 a nj *6 15 p m
Ar Greenwood 7 00 p rt 1140 am
Lv Grocnwood 2 00 p m
Ar Coronaca 2 28 p m
Ar Watorloo 3 01 p in
Ar High Point 8 23 p m
Ar Laurens 4 08 p m
Ar Ora 4 43 p m
Ar Euorco 5 13 p m
Ar Woodruff 5 45 p m
.Daily. Connections modo at Green
wood to and front points on Columbia
and Greenville Railroad.
Tickets on salo at Laurens to all
points at through rates. Baggage
checked to destination.
E. T. CHARLTON, G. P.A.
J. N. BAM, Supt., Augusta, Ga.
BEST GOODS! LOWEST TRICES!
Ofter'to thc public at large, tho birgest and handsomest stock of Cloths, Cassi
mers, Montaignacs, Beavers, Worsteds, Meltons, e'e, ever brought South.
These will bc made up into juits, Overcoats, Trousers and Vests, ut Prices
Unprecedented in this or any other market. Perfection in lit, and handsom
est trimmings, as well as Lowest of Prices shall bo our motto.
Sole Agent for Dunlap, Knox, You man's and other celebrated Hats,
Also, a thoroughly complete linc ot Underwear, Neckwear, Suspenders, Col
lars and Cull's, Handkerchiefs, Umbrellas, and undoubtedly the cheapest and
best stock of Shirts in the city. The best ?$1.00 Shirt in the market.
Thc choicest stock of Overcoats in tho market-our own make.
Wedding outfits a specialty, and satisfaction guaranteed.
AU of the above arc offered to thc public, and tho prices guaranteed.
Tailor, Matter and Furnisher, 718 Broad Street.
Can always bo found a full lino of Medium and Cheaper Grades of
OPEN ^VTVT> TOI? BUGrGIES,
At lower prices than at any other house this side of Cincinnati. This work
ia all made to order, is lighter running and better finished than the class
of work generally sold ns standard Vehicle?. But I have just received a full
line of Flue Family
Carriages, Phaetons and Cabriolets !
Just received, another shipment of those Pine Open and Top Bu anglos, m ade
upon special orders by the best manufacturera North and East. Nothing be?
lng used lu tho construction of theso Vehicles but tao best materials, and lu
quality, style and tlnlsh, aro unequaled by any others now lu tho market.
In stock a full line of
SADDLES AND HARNESS,
All grades, which 1 will offer at lower prices than have over before boen
known tn the history of tho business. Milburn, Studebaker and Standard
Plantation Wagons, all sizes. Oak and Hemlock Hole Leather, Oalf Skins,Shoo
Findings, Carriage and Wagon Materials, Harness leather. Belt Lacing of
superior quality, Rubber ancl Leather Bolting. Also, a full line of
H AR DWARE,
Guns, Shells, Powder, Shot, 'fabio and Pocket Cutlery, Plow Points for all
makes, Nails, Ax-s, Hoes, Picks and Mattocks. Pitchforks, Shovels, Spades.
Steelyards anti Seale Beams. Grindstones, Bakes, Padlocks, Carpenters'
Tools, Files, Hinges, Window Sash, Doors and Blinds, Farra and Church
Bolls, which 1 am offering at lowest cash prices.
A. It. ?iOOI)YFAK, AOKNT,
(Successor to R. IL May & Co.,) at tho Old Stand, opposite Georgia Rail
road Bank, 701 Broad street.
Steam, Marble & Granite Works,
Manufacturo all kinds of
Home & Eastern Granite Monuments,
529 Broad St., Near Lower Market,
Ttl ti CH KA Pi SP CA KPH IVS LS OtiuKOlA*
Sleek Larger, Prices Loner luau Ever Before,
Carnets and House Furnishing G ?ods, the largest s nek s mth, Moquet, Brus
sels, 3-Ply and Ingrain Carpets, Rugs, Mats and Crumb Cloths, Window Shades,
Wall Papers, Borders, Lace Curian ?, Cornices and Poles, Coona and Canton Mat*
tings, Upholstery, Chromos. t 5>'"\Vrite for ?amples and prices.
JAMES G. BAILIE & S INS, Ag'ts.,
Mar. 17. 1885.--15 7M Broad S .. Augusta, Ga.
THE LAURENS BA El.
JOHN' G. HASKELL, N. a. DIAL,
Columbia, S. C. Laurens, 8. C.
HASH 1.LL & DIAL,
A T T O H N E V a AT L A W,
LAU HUNS IL, s. O.
By buying your Drugs and Medicines,
Fine Colognes, Paper and Envelopes, |
Memor?ndum Books, Paco Powders, I
Tooth Powders, Hair Brushes, Shav- j
ing Brushes, Whisk Brushes, Blacking
Brushes, Blacking, Toilet anti Latin-'
dry Soaps, Tea, Spice, Popper, Ginger,
Lamps and Lanterns, Cigars, Tobacco
and Snuff, Diamond Dye?, and other
articles too numerous to mention, at
thc NEW DRUGSTORE.
Also, Puro Winos and Liquors, for
No trouble to show gor d .
IL F. POSEY St UIK).,
Laurens C. H., S. C.
.). T. JOHNSON,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Oi KIM. -- Fleming's ( 'orner, Northwest
side of Public, Square.
LAURENS C. IL, S. C.
J, C. CARLINGTON,
A TT O R N E Y AT L AW,
I.At IREN3 C. II., S. C.
OfHco over W. II. Garrett's store.
W. O. BENET,
I\ P, M'ti OW AN,
August o, 188f?.
BENET & MCGOWAN,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
LATHENS s ' I., S. C.
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J. W. FERGUSON. GEO. V. YOUNO.
FERGUSON & YOUNG,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
LAURENS C. II., S. C.
R. P. TODD. W. II. MARTIN.
TODD & MARTIN,
A T TORNEYS AT LA W,
LAURENS C. H., S. C.
Pelot & Cole,
628 Broad Street,
Pictures made in any kind of weather
Special attention gi?vn to copying
! and enlarging Photograph*.
N. J. HOLMES. H. V. SIMPSON.
HOLMES Afc SIMPSON,
A T T O R N E YS AT LAW,
LAURENS C. II., S. 0.
Dr. W. H. BALL,
OFFICE OVER WILKES' BOOK
AND DRUG STORE.
Ofllco days-Mondays and Tuesdays.
LAURENS C. H., 8. C.
- ANO -
PRINTING MACHINE WORKS,
201 Vine Street, CINCINNATI, 0.
T>M> typo nw. on UiU payor wAl aaa* \rj Um