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VOL. XX. NEWBER.RY, S. C ., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23,1884. No. 43.
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THE WAY WE HAVE IT.
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Let us be busy as a mouse. and net grow tartly.
For we have~for the lotuse Pope, Schtnipet t
Let us lay aside fogyisin. and every child
cease to wail,
For we have as School Coniniisioner, th
Hon. G. G. Sale.
We hive no use now for counters and teilhrs.
For our Judge o1 Probate is Jacob It. Felb -.
Why need we croak, or cry, or squall.
When for Clerk of Court we huve .leFalI
Let us all pioneer after health ol not! bra-r,
For we have for Coroner John N. lha"-.
We were glad wet, t he count wad o'er for the
tirst primary sltow.
Aid our County (:otnmissioners w re 1.ivin1
Btou. Cromer and Longsbore.
Now we are in order and will have a titirlel.
For we have h)r our Auditor W. W liou-teul.
Farmers don't your c,t t.on crop ieluX bt
plant the improved p.eler.
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Let us never mind the tariff, bun save our mo
nrv like the miser.
For our next Sheriff will beWallace W. Riser.
:s~ ~~i HO IL1I I ' Ebi6 IC. .
'-What's got into the women:"
saii a frienA to me the other day as
I sttod gazing at that marvellous
steeple on top of the Tribune office
where sits the youthful successor of
Horace Gree!ey, looking down upon
a na'ighty world. What do ycu
mean? I said. Why, havn't von ob
served. he said, that a number of
women have suddenly disapeared of
late and of wholm no c tie has been
discovered? and it suddenly occr
red to me that I had It is some
years since I had occasion to refer
to this very subject but at that time
it was the disapearance of meu. and
it is not until you go to the police
headquarters that you find out how
frequent the disapearances are.
It seems to be a very terrible
thing to have a man or woman sud
denly blctted out of existence. yet
a n~umber of such cases have
taken place with:n the past few
weeks. To refer to the past: A
gentleman well known on the Stock
Exchange started for home one day
just after the adjournment of the
Stock Board. IIe walked up Broad
way with a friend as far as St
Paul's church. there he stopped and
conversed a few moments, then
crossed Broadway to go down Ful
ton street on his way to his home
in Brooklyn, and that was the last
that was ever seen or known of him
as far as this earth was concerned.
le was a man past middle age, of
strictly temperate habits, of ample
fortune, with a happy home, a lov
ing wife and affectionate children;
his business relations were of the
best, all his accounts were square,
his health was good, no signs of in
sanity were ever seen in any of his
family, and yet the man was utterly
blotted out from the face of the
earth and has never been heard of
fr om that day to this. A still more
remarkable case occurred in Brook
lyn in the case of a well known ar
tist. He was sitting down in his
studio just at evening, awaiting his
supper. He sat there in his
sr1oking cap, dressing gown and
slippers. A ring came at the door
bell; it was the news carrier with
the "Brooklynt Eagle." His wife
asked him to go down to the door
for the paper; he went. and no mor
tal eyes, as far as we know, have
ever seen him from thlat hour to the
present. T1'he list is a long one,
and as long as it was confined ex
clusively to men it was bad enough,
but now the case is altered, we have
nt lost a man in a month that we
could not reasonably account for.
There was either, a woman missing
about the same ..me or he had been
speculating in Wall street with
somebody else's money, or he was
short of hi employer's fu.nds. But
there is not one of the ladies who
has disapeared for the past few
weeks who was not of the highest
respectability, and like Cesar's
wife above suspicion. One of them,
an unmarried woman of thirt y, an
only daughter and one of the most
estimable ladies in Brooklyn-hon
ored, respected and worthy of it
who had everything in thi-s world
to make her happy, and she went
out of her home early the other
morning and has never been seen
since. Her parents have been al
most distracted for weeks past;
they have the sincerest sympathy
of the entire community; they feel
that it would be a relief if they even
knew that she was dead.
Last week a lady by the name of
Hart disappeared and she has not
been heard from.
One of the saddest cases was the
mother of Little Kleina Lena that
used to play with Joe Emmet in
"Fritz in Ireland." She was a
sweet, cunning little creature and
she died during the performance of
the piece. The child was the idol
of her mother and her death so
preyed upon her mother that her
reason fled and last week she wan
dered away from her home but was
fortunately discovered by friends
after an absence of several days.
Whenever she was left alone she
would get out little Kleina Lena's
little dresses and shoes and weep
over them by the hour, begging her
little lost one by endearing names
to come back to her. At .last her
reason failed and her ontly desire
seemed to be to follow the little an.
el who had gone before.
SThe news of John McCullough's
fatal malady th,ough not altogether
unexpected, was felt severely in
Naw York where he is well known,
and has hosts of friends It is a
mistake to suppose that John Mc
Cullough was ever a dissipated
n,n, and being perfectly acquain
ted with his professional life for
twenty years I risk nothing in say
ing that there is not one man in a
thousand exposed as he has been
to all sorts of temptation from boy
hood who has led as abstemi-us
and correct a life. People who
look at the p-'t,,rinance of a trag.
e,y and who see the desperate en
ergv required to carry the piece to
its final climax. little think that it
is sa;.ping the life of the man who
d, iLhts them. When the piece is
ened his nerves are all unstrung.
he cannot sleep. and finally in
siver desperation takes soiiiething
to give him a moment's rest and
paCe. ~Booth. Kean. Cooke. and
iosts of l sser men all went the
same roal. lut if permanent ill
should befall John Mc Cullo"gh it
will bring grief to many a friend
who knew and loved the mnan, for a
kinder, true. or more generous heart
never beat in the breast of man.
lie belongs to a jea ons profession.
There are plenty of actors who hate
he name of' Booth and who never
will admit his claim to greatness.
There are others who think Law
rence Barrett do s no' know how to
act aIi some %io tmnk Joe Jetter
son hardly fit to black the shoes of
his half-brother Charlev Burk, but
I never heard a man o v o an in
the profession say a woni aIai n,t
John Me Cullougi. If his r.ason
is shattered, no in re to return, I
pray for a speedy end, hut that lie
may he restored to the stage he
adorned and to the friends who
loved him is the prayer of thous
Mr. Beecher's position in the
coining election is exciting the live
liest attention in the City of Brook
lyn where he has reigned so long
without a rival. The position lie
has assumed may not disrupt Ply
mouth Church. It is not expected
that the trustees will reduce his
$25,000 salary. but it is equally cer
tain that many staunch friends who
who stood by him in the bitterest
trial of his life, have bid him a per
manent. good bye. It is intimated
by many w.io know him that his ad
vanced age. his terrible trials nd
the herculean labors that he I as
imposed upon himself, have brou .ht
on softening of the brain, and tiat
the great Plymouth pastor who I as
breasted the fierce storms of over
seventy winters is at last about to
succumb to the inevitable.
Some of his former friends deem
this a mercful construction of his
present conluct, while many others
right within the pale of the Con
gregational church have doubted his
soundness. Dr. Storrs, the honored
pastor of the Church of the Pil
grins and one of the most eloquent
divines in V:ie world, has not spoken
to Mr. B3eecher for many years and
has refused to take part in any re
ligious conference with which Mr.
Beecher was connected. Mr. Bye
cher is no longer in the position
that he was at the time of his trial;
le was then comparatively poor.
and had to mortgage his house for
a few thousand dollars he loaned
to Theodore T lion. To-day he is
rich, he has ree ved from Plymouth
Church since hi trial over $200,000.
His receipts horn his writings, his
lectures, weddings, &c , have been
enormous; his lectures alone fre
quently brinaging him $500 per day.
it is understood that Mrs. Beechier
has assum d the control of the fi
nancial department and the result
is a healthier condition of the bank
account than when the Rev. Henry
Ward man,.ed them himself. But
his increased wealth has not added
to his popularity, and there has not
been a day in forty years in Brook
lyn where tLe public faith was so
shaken in ltim as it is to-day. W ho
ever gains by Mr. Beecher's polit
ical change, it is certain Mr. Ilee
cher himself has lost what lie never
Our fall fashions are now out in a
perfect blaze of glory; and although
magnificent, almost beyond the pow
er of description, they are cha. ac
terized by an exquisite taste to
which we have been strangers for
many years. Instead of the glowing
monstrositi s that were so fasion
able three or four seasons ago the
colors are mostly subdued, and e ven
where they are of the brightest hues
they are blended in such exquisite
harmony as to be perfectly delight
ful to the eye. All the goods look
costly and yet all my female friends
assure me that every thing is cheap
as dirt and that silks and velvets
absolutely cost nothing. I Lope
this is true, for no doubt I shall be
be called o-i to invest before the
season is over. I fancy I see in
the prevailing styles a positive elon
gation in the skirt, which looks
like again sweeping the sidewalks.
I hope not, but if fashion says so,
it's no use to hope.
Politics are jest a bilin' and Tam
many is just waltzing about, beg
ging for some one to tread on the
tail of its coat
It is fine cool weather for a fight
or anything else. The city is
crowded with visitors and mer
chants buy ing fall and winter goods.
You can scarcely get your nose
in a hotel Even stocks aro pick
ing up. Let 'cm pick. I don't
There is a variety of slng which
as 28,003 teeth, How devontly
thnkf1l n'm ire that the slug is not
a dog. -
The woman who captures a good
For the Newberry Herald and New,.
THE LUTHERAN SUIT.
MESSRS EDIToRS: In 1753 or 4,
one hundred and thirty years ago,
George III, King of England,
granted to John Adam Epting and
Christian Dickert-the former, a
Lutheran, and the latter a Presby
terian-one hundred acres of land,
then Granville, now Lexington Co.,
S. C. According to tradition. in
1756. these adventurous gentlemen
assisted by the few settlers, all Ger
man immigrants, built a small log
house for the purpose of worship
ping God a. cording to the Presby
terian and Lptheran creeds, and
named it St. John's church. The
Presbyterians were fe .v in number,
and found great difficulty in pro
curing the services of one of their
own ministers to occupy the pulpit
in their humble log gabin Perhaps
on account of their profound "The
ological learning," their services
were required to supply the churches
in the few towns and cities then
in S. C: hence, Faber, Hoheimer,
Houser, Wallorn and others, all
Lutherans, were the principal mm
isters, who had the pastoral charge
of the members of St. John's
church, until about 1824. Then
Jacob Mouser, a Lutheran minis
ter, who hailed from N. C., a man
of very limited education; bub with
al a man of some practical "Theo
logical knowledge, who possessed
ample eligious qualities to edify
his congregation in that day.
I remember well, the first sermon
I ever heard was preached by the
Rev. Jacob Mouser, at St. John's
church in 1832, when I was a mere
In 1826 the descendants of these
old German settlers, built a new
house for worship, which was also
named St. John's Church. The
name of St. John's will not surprise
any one who is familiar with some
of the old settlers of the Dutch
Fork. I knew a very elegant old
man who was so passionately fond
of the name John, that he named
all of his sons John, which were
seven in number, John, John Jacob,
,John George. John Friderick, &c.
About the time, when nearly all
of the vacant land had been taken
up. some of the members of St.
John's Church suspecting that the
Eptings and Dickerts, might at
some future time asseit a claim to
the church land under the title se
cured by their ancestors, surveyed
it in the night, and cleared it out of
the Land Office, as it was called,
and claimed it as vacant land,
which however, was as worthless as
the paper it was written on,as there
were no laws in S. C. confiscating
the King's grant, and the King's
title had long before been regis
tered in the Land Office at Colum
bia, S. C.
In 1831 or 32, the Rev. Godfrey
Dreher was called to the pastoral
charge of St. John's Church, who
I believe at that time was pres
ident of the Lutheran Synod of
S. C. This change created dissat
isfaction with some of the members
who preferred the Rev. Mouser..
The objection against the Rev.
Godfrey Dreher was that he preach
ed the doctrine that Christ was ac
tually spiritually present in the eu
charist, while the Mouser party was
led by the Rev. John C. Hope, who
had just entered clerical life,
just from Gettysburg Theological
Seminary, Penn., with some talent
as a pulpit orator, who in 1852
gave up the mfinistry, and chose po
litical life, which on account of his
sensual desires was more appro
priate,and who gained some notorie
ty as a legislator,being always on the
side of economy, and low taxes.
He was popular with the people of
Lexington County, and represented
them in both Houses of the Legis
lature for a number of years. He
believed or rather preached that
the bread and wine was only an
emblem of the body and blood of
Christ, and that He was in no wise
present at His own established
fear. This condition of affairs
tended to widen the breach between
the followers of the two factions,
and continued with hostile feelings
between the parties until 1837,
when the Rev. Godfrey Dreher
withdrew from the S. C. Lutheran
Synod and attached himself to the
Tenn. Synod. I think that, how
ever, the S. C. Synod notwith
standing his withdrawal preferred
charges, and ordered his expulsion
from their Synod.
Imn withdrawing from St. John's
Church, the Rev. Dreher drew
with him a little more than one.
third of the members; however, not
like Satan, who withdrewv with his
tail one third of the stars from
Heaven, when his Satanic majesty
was cast down, but by his affa
ble manners, and gentle voice teach
ing them the fundamental princi
ples of Christianity taught by four
fifths of the most learned Protes
tant Theologians at the present
time, and unaniinously by the
Church of Rome, who believe that
Christ is personally present at the
supper, and is in the bread and
The Dreher party was equally as
intelligent, and as zealously at
tached to their leader as the South
Carolina Synodical party was to
their leader, who had a preacher
among them who preached that
there were infants in hell not more
than a spau long. I think however,
that if ignorance ever gets to be
bliss some of the members otf botli
parties of St. John's Church in the
Dutch Fork will be exceedingly
When the Rev. Godfrey Dreher
withdrew from the S. C. Synod, his
followers were in possession of
the key tn the chnrch, and the
title to the church land Every
effort was made by the S. C. Synod
ical party notwi:hstanding they
were in full possession of the
- moonshine vacant land title," to
get the key to the church and
the title to the land. Both the
key and title were demanded in
my presence when a youth. This
unsettled and unsatisfactory state
of affairs continued for three or
four years. The two parties were
arrayed against each other. which
finally culminated in a doctrinal
discussion, held publicly at St.
John's Church, between the Rev
erends Miller and Brown, mein
hers of the Tununesee sYnod, and
Reverends Hope and lierley of the
S. C. Synod. When I as a b.-liever
in Christi nity look lack, and x.
amine into the merits of the trouble
at St. .John's Church, I feel that the
levil has always had his emisa
ries among that people; an11d they
make no effort to r sist him or he
The Dreher party was called
"Henkellites," and the other "H p
ites," or "Soap-tails.'' I remem
bar well, in my boy days, how
I dreaded to meet some of the
older men, who were sutire to ask
me, if I was a "Henkellite' or a
"Soap-tail." Finally through the
influence of Geo. Eicheiberger, who
was an earnest advocate of peace,
with his big heart and w ole soul
succeeded in effecting a compro
mise, by giving the Dreher party
the second and fourth Sundays in
each month, and the Hope party
the first and third. Thus ended
the strife through the influence of
Geo. Eichelberger that. had ex-sted
for a series of years; but the devil
has infused new life in his emi
saries, and they are pushing for
ward his majesty's work. to gain
v.ctims for his infernal regions.
Shame ! shame ! to you professors
of Christianity I Let your leaders
like Saul, who had brought the
wrath of God upon him and his
people, crawl in the stillness of the
night to the hut of some Dutch
Fork witch, and get. her to conjure
forth the spirit of Geo. Eichelber
gher, who will announce to you
Let the horrors of despair which
drove the wretched King of Israel
to the dark cave of Endor for com
fort, warn every one of you not to
forsake the plain path of trust and
your duiy to God. PEACE.
For the Herald and News.
A MECHANICAL MONSTROSITY.
Passing Mr. J. W. Boozer's shop
one day last week, I observed a
curiously constructed apparatus
near the shop, by the side of the
road. I had never seen just such a
contrivance and thought that possi
bly it might be ou, of Mason's Cot
ton Harvesters come to test its
capacity in the stone hills. But
upon closer approach, I concluded
that I was mistaken. The idea now
occurred to me that it might be a
fool harvester, and I executed a
rearward movement with rather
more haste than dignity,and located
myself in a fence-corner, in a briar
patch, on the opposite side of the
road and took up the position of
"dc-fence." Upon recovering my
bearing. I reflected that I had not
heard of such a machine in the
country, and knowing no road
where it could.travel without crea
ting great consternation and alarm,
I knew it could not be such an
affair unless it had dropped down
from heaven. Trhis, however, I
finally concluded could not have
been the case, for I saw it had not
gathered in Mr. Boozer, the pro
prietor of the shop. So I thought
I might at least venture a recon
noisance. Emerging from my de
fensive position, somewhat scratch
ed, but still curious, I asked Mr.
Boozer if the thing would bite. He
replied that he thought it was harnm
less when at rest, but could not
vouch for it when in motion. I
now examined it as best I could
in my excited state. The hinder
part somewhat resembled a wagon
in that it had two wheels. The fore
part I could not cipher out. It had
somewhat the appearance of a
~hreshing machine, a sewing ma
chine, a saw-mill and an aligator.
Whether one of these or all four I
could not make out. Upon inquir
ing of Mr Boozer what it was, I
was informed that it was a mechan
ical monstrosity, and fearing the
affair might start off, I left for
THlE LATE JUDGE GLOVER.
South Carolina never had a son
who loved better his native State,
and in the dark days of her mis
fortunes she had no truer sympa
thizer. Judge Glover was a:ways
noted for his scrupulous honesty in
all the affairs of life and for his
urbanity of manners, He was gen
erous, entertained at his home ele
gantly, and in. fact he always car
ried out the old South Carolina
idea of hospitality. In 1879 he
was appointed Master for Orange
burg County, and filled that posi
tion not only with satisfaction to
the Bar but with distinguishad abil
ity, illustrating his high conception
of duty and his love o! the law
which he made the ruling passion
of his life. Of Judge Glover it can,
with as much truth as of any mnan
that ever lived, be said, that he
ww' not only a jurist but a patriot.
At a negro church the following
was sung as a hymn not long since :
June bug got de golden wing,
Llghtnin' bug de fiame,
Red bug got no wing at all,
Rut ha git rdar alliesa.
On Our Head.
TheNEWBERRYHERALD AND NEWS
has reached our sanctum with its new
heading. We cannot say that we ad
mire the style of the heading, but the
paper i= very ably and vigorously con
ducted, and deserves a generous sup
port from the town and county. New
berry can now boa-t of two of the best
weekly journals ii the St:t. If our
esteemed contemporary will pardon
the suggestion, we would say that we
concur with the Press and Banner in
thinking that NEWS-HERALD would
have been : more appropriate ai:d sig
niicant n:une tan the one selected.
TieN EWB1RRYHERALD AND NEWS
h1s an able editorial staff, composed
of four gentlemen, all of them of ex
lerience and ability. Thi; is a strong
l>apir and one that Newberry may
w,ell be proud of.-Our Monthly.
TheNEwBERRYHERALD AND NEWS
comes to us in her new head dress.
She has hangs and they are right be
TheNEWBERRYHERALD AND NEWS
ha' come out with its new hearl. It is
not very pretty but the paper is first
class de-pite its "ugly mug."-Sumter
Watchman and Soutdhron.
It strikes us very forcibly that our
bn-thren of the press generally do
not take to our new heading. Some
like it and some don't. The report of
the majority is against us. We there
fore rise to a question of privilege.
Not to a point of order, because it
wouldn't be well taken, the liberty of
the press being respected. In quoting
the remarks, good, bad and indifferent,
of our friends (we don't copy compli
ment"ry notices only) we hope our
readers won't think that we are "run
ning our head in the ground." We
just must say something or our head
will burst. It has been knocked and
"banged" by our exchanges until it
really aches. It would be too painful
to bear were it not for the few sooth
ing pats it receives. Bat it has been
spared the harde=t blow-it hasn't yet
been called a dude's head. Enough
though has been s:id about it to make
it feel sick ; it seems that it neeas the
attention of Dr. Shriner or Dr. Smith.
Won't some of the P. D.'s (Doctors of
the Press) now prescribe for it? For
the past month or two it has floated
on the breezes "from where the snow
capped mountains kiss the northern
horizon to where old ocean ripples o'er
the southern shores" that the NEWS
AND HERALD has a new head which
is unbecoming, although its pulse is
acknowledged to be all right. Our
hea,!-light will continue to shine. It
is like the torch of truth, the more it's
shook the more it shines. Our ex
changes knock it into pi and try to ex
tinguish it in the sea of journalism.
They shake their gory locks at it, but
like Bancho's ghost it will not [stay]
down. They crush it, but It rises again
"to assert the majesty of Its suprema
cy." In the rosebud garden of the
newspaper kingdom it may yet linger
'like the last rose of summer,left bloom
ing alone, while its lovely companions
are faded and gone." In conclusion,
gentlemen of the press of South Caro
lina, we are sorry our head doesn't
suit you, and had we known that It
would have brought down such a vol
ley of hot shot from your batteries
on its devoted lines, we would certain
ly have asked for an extra meeting of
the State Press Association and selec
ted a head by a unanimous vote.
The town of Newberry shows her
citizens to be awake, with all their eyes
open. The rapidity with which Mollo
hon Row filled up is an evidence.
Scarcely had the pamnt upon the shelv
ing dried when they were occupIed by
clothing, hardware and stationery;
these three stores have passed the sum
mer ordeal, and are now happily float
ing on the broad fall season ; and last
week two others, juLst completed, were
filled with bacon and other stomach
necessaries, and a first rate stock of
cabinet furniture. Mollohon has never
carried bedsteads or bureaus before.
The McCaughrin corner is growing
Into beautiful proportIons, and wIlla
ford two fine store rooms, to which is
added the ineat and eligible block of Mr.
T. C. Pool, on Friend Street. This
block will afford space for four pros
pective millionaires. We think that
these are signs of the times, and that
Newberry is ad vancing all along the
The Augusta Erening News says that
Lulu Hurst only made *2,500 clear by
et' trip to the North. The item going
the rounds of the press that she
brought home $40,000 Is untrue. An
other paper says that Lulu professes
to have had it revealed to her that her
supernatural powers will be taken
away fromn her before she is twenty
A very intelligent gentleman of this
town says that he has alw~ays been of
the belief that Lulu Hurst is possessed
of a devil, and he is strengthened in
this belief by the revelation of a me
diumn that the work performed by the
Georgia girl is the work of five Chero
kce Indian spirits, as published In a
recent issue of the Sunny South.
' Kitchen Cabinet,"
Is the name Bishop Granberry gives
to a company of preachers at confer
ence who essay the work of making
appointments. What jolly times we
used to have with John 0. Willson,
A. Coke Smith, 0. A. Darby, R. D.
Smart, J. A. Cli'fton, J. S. Beasley and
other brethren beloved, making ap
pointments in the "Kitchen Cabinet."
* * * * * *
A very Interesting session of the
"kitchen cabinet" was held in the Ed
itor's sanctum a few evenIngs since,
Bros. Clifton and Meadors being pres
ent. It Is needless to say that those
present at least received very satisfac
tory appointments.-Rev. If. D. Kirk
land in the Church Record.
Willing to Learn.
The Columbia 'e1ae says : The
following paragraph is taken from the
Carolina Spartan, and it speaks vol
umes in praise of the ladles who ex
hibit such unusual zeal In fitting them
selves for their calling : "Two of our
teachers, Mrs. Evins and Miss Carson,
went -to Columbia Monday In order
that they might spend several days in
the graded schools of that city. They
start out in this new work here in
Spartanburg feeling that they do not
know everything, but what Is better
they are all willing to learn. Such
Interest and enithuAinhm will make live.
George Bancroft, the histoiaa,
has jmist celebrated bie pighty-fonftIi
bithday at Newport. R. I. He re
ticved many congratulatory letters
and dispatches from all parts of the
CHRONICLE TRADE REVIEW.
The Hon. Patrick Walsh, the ed
itor of the Augusta Chronicle has
our thanks for a copy of the Trade
Review of that excellent paper. The
Recieuc is not only a highly credi.
table typographical production
handsomely illustrated and printed
but as a review of the trade and the
business outlook of Augusta and
the Sta e of Georgia cannot be ex
A writer to the New York Obser
ver asks if Adam. being born of a
beast, (suppose of an ape) had any
bringing up, hefore his soul was
put into him. Did he remember
his mother ? What associations
of his former condition remained in
his new life. The Observer not be
ing able to answer the questions,
suggests that the writer send to
Prof. Woodrow, Columbia, S. C.,
for the desired information. We
feel interested and would like to
hear from the Professor.
Don't Forget It.
When we say write us the news, we
express our desire for information of
current events-not long and tiring
accounts of a private dinner to which
you had previously been invited, or
anything of that sort. There ought to
be an asylum for those afflicted with
cacoethes scribendi. We don't want
anything merely "to fill up with."
We can attend to that. Send us the
Peterson's Magazine for November is on
our t.ble-ahead, as usual of all others. How
the publisher can afford to keep improving
it. as he does. is a standing wonder. With
this number appears the Prospectus fornext
year. It promises even better things, and
"Peterson" always keeps his promises.
There will be over 1,200 printed pages, 14
steel-engravings. 12 double-sized colored
steel fashion-plates, from 900 to 900 wood
cuts, six copyright novelets, one hundred
emaller stories etc., etc. In short, the mag
azine will continue to be. as heretofore, tho
chew pest and best forladies. The terms are
only Two Dollars a year. To clubs, it is
cheaper still, viz: four copies for six dollars
and a half, with an extra copy to the person
getting up the club. Or five copies for eight
dollars, with both an extra copy and tbs
"Pearl of Price," a beautifully illustrated
volume, or a large steel-engraving, "The
Lion In Love." Everybody should take
this magazine Now is the time to subscribe.
Address Charles J. Peterson, 306 Chestnut
Street, Philalelphia, Pa. specimens are
sent, gratis, if written for to get up clubs
THE STATE SUPREME COURT.
SYNOPSIS OF BECENT JUDICIAL DECI,
Partnership-Action against Partneri
Maybin. Survivor. vs. Moorman, Executor
During the existence of a mercantile
partnership, R. Moorman, one of the
concern, being a subscriber for ten
shares in the Bank of Newberry, charg
ed himself with $1,000, drawn from the
firm and used by him in paying for the
stock, which stock stood afterwards on
the books of the bank as his individual
property. The partnership proved in
solvent, and the plaintiff, as survivor
of the firm, Instituted this action
against the execntor of the said Moor
man. In which he prayed that stock and
dividends accrued thereon be adjudged
the property of the firm and be turned
over to the plaintiff as survivor there
of. The action is in substance an ac
tion for the recovery of personal prop
erty, and the right of action must
stand or fall upon the question of title,
legal or equitable, ini the plaintiff.
The Supreme Court decides: That
as to the legal title, the plaintiff has
no standing. Each partner can bind
the firm within the scope of the part
nership. In the absence of fraud or
conspiracy, each can draw from the
common till-for their own and individ.
ual purposes, charging themselves at
the same time with the amount so
drawn. They can pay their Individual
debts by giving credit to their creditor
on a claim due by him to the concern,
when bona fide done. Survivors of
Kirkpatrick & Co., vs. Green et al.,
4 McC., 137.
In the absence of concealment of the
transaction and of all purpose secretly
and Improperly to appropriate a por
tion of partnership assets to his own
use, and in the presence of the fact
that he charged himself upon the books
with the amount drawn out, under the
law applicable to partnerships and the
facts of the case, he had the right to
do so, and having done so, he became
a debtor to the concern for said amount,
The stock so purchased became his in.
dividual property, and Is not subject
to the equitable claim of the plaintiff,
This i the law Independent of the fact
that Moorman was a salaried etmployee
of the concerrn, with his salary as sl
ary unpaid at the time. With this
fact appearing there is still greater
reason why the trausaction should be
Judgment below, Opinion by Simp.
son, C. J.
Filed .July I, 1884.
Messrs. Suber & Caldwell for appel,
lant, Mr. Y. J. Pope for respondent,
SE ASIDE 31 USI('.
Gnest-"I did not know you had
a band here."
Landlord-"Oh, yes, I have one
Guest-"How often do they play?"
Landlord-"'Only once a day-,
in the afternoon or evening."
Guest-"Wouldn't it be better
to have them play in the morning?''
Landlord-"Why in the morn.
-" Becanse then the guests,
rested, refreshed and invigorate4
by a good night's sleep, are better
able to stand it."-Philadelphia
'How is your husband to-day, Mrs.
'He is very ill indeed.'
'Worse than he was?'
'Oh, yes; the nurse says he isbe.
yond the reach of the doctors, now,'
'I'm glad to hear it,'
-I'm glad to hear It. Now, if
you can only keep him beyond their
reach, I t-hinke he will et well rents
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