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.A Family Paper Devoted to Literature, Miseellany, News, Agriculture, Markets, &c.
VOL. XX. NEWBE RRY, S. C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBE R 6,1884. - 45
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gi" il \mla:t a, p>ur in l'omn - ,etions wher
B. B. 3. ia- , ben u-ed.
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i: ntCl'\ork in turtiln B0.1 t'oi-ons, Sli
Afft c'"n;, Scrfula, Kidney Trouble!. Ca
r.u ch and Rheumt:ism as six buttls of nT:,
o-her p1ep:aration on etith.
O'me 50-year-old chronic u!eer cured; ,cro
funi 3 children cured wit hi one bottle B!ooi
poians cnied with a few bottles. I: neve
f:tils. We ho'd home proof in book form
Send for it. L-irge bottle S1 00, six for $5 00
Exp:-e-se.l on receil t of price, if % our"Drug
gist C.:n't supply you. Address
BLOOD BALM CO., Atlanta, Ga.
Sold in Newberry by Dr. S F. Fant.
Oct 16-84 ly
Wright&J.'Wi1)I-oe]
We now announce that our stock o
CLOTHING
and
FURNISHIIS _OOD
FOR
Men, 'ouths, loyl and Ghildrer
1S NOW COMPLETE,
and we think UNSURPASSED ii
anything that tends to constitute
A First-Class Stock
Our line or
DRESS SUITS
was never?MORE IIANI)SOME
while our
Business Suits
are a decided improvement on any
thing we have ever been able to get
Special attention given lo the se
lection of Youths' and Boys' Gioods
No doubt every mother will be grat
ified at the improvement in thi:
line.
We claim to sell the
BEST CENTS'8S111R1M7098
for the amount charged, and no one
will doubt the ass rt ion when
comparison is made. Indeed, oul
whole line oif FurnishingGoods wat
Never So Good as Now,
and in every instance we will give
as full value for the amount invest
ed as any other house can affor-d tc
do, and we guarantee satisfaction.
Respectfully,
WRIGHT & I, W. COPPOCK,
In Fron't of Court House,
Oct 9 41 Newberry, S. C,
I F THERE IS NO LOCAL DEALER TO SUPPL~
onwith Maury's Ge-ographies (new TWC
l3ook Series.) ienabte's Arithmetics, Gil
de.:sleeve's Latin, and othter school bookt
of the Univcrsity Series, we will mail therr
to you. Send us the regular- price and thi
book will come to you by return mail. Pricl
lists. circulars and the Mlaur-y Paimphlet seni
to all who ask tor them.
UTNIVERSITY PUBILISHI.\G CO.,
19 Murray St.. New York.
Mason & Hlamlin
sres ORCAN.TO
Highest honors at all great World's Exhibi
tions for seventeen y ears. Only Americar
Organs awarded such at any. For cash.easy
payments Or rented.
UPRIGHT PIANOS
presenting Very Highest Excellence y et at.
tainied In such instruments; adlding to all
previous improvements one of greater Value
than any; securing most pure, refined, mu.
sical tones and increased durability; espe
cially avoiding liability to get out of tune.
Illustrated cat ilogue frece.
MASON & HAM LIN ORGAN AND PIANO C0.,
Boston. 151 Trement St.; N. York. 46 E. 14ti
St.; Chicago, 140 Wabash Ave.
Oct 16 42 4
65A MONTH and BOARD for three liv4
Young Men or Ladies in each Coun
ty. Address P. WV. Ziegler & Co.-, Philadel.
phia.
00lTTA Q.or, Hints on Economi
9,,UJItL 5cal House Building.
cotim 1plates of Cottages costing
from $500 to S3000, with descriptive letter.
press. 1 Svo. vol., handsomel bound ii
cloth, mailed on recipt of $1.00.
Wmn. T. COMsTOCK, 1Pub.;6 AstorPlace,N.Y.
Maury's Revised Manu al of Geo
graphy
is now- published with a special geography o:
the State of South Carolina. Any schmolat
who is utsinig Maury's Manual whicii does no:
contain this supplement will be furnishec
with it free of cost by notifving the publish.
ers. UNIVERSITY PCBLISSIING CO.,
19 Maury- st., New York
BURNHA M'S
1.1PROVED
Standard Turbine
Is the best constructed :a
fin3ished, gives better percen
tane. more power. andI L
sold for iess money, pe:
horse powver. than any othe:
Turbine in the world. 5&Nov
pa3m:hlet se nt free by
BIuhanDrO's S*oaOR. Pa.
8ept. 89 s.
In Memory or .My Beloved Sons.
The Ioilowing Iinee wer' writte:t by
1 Ir-. Atn IlaI:totn. wife of Dr. Willi tn
Hlattou. :id ptblieietd in ht N-tir:
ers. M:m-h, 1SSI. They :tr. re-p tb
li<he.l here at the req::est of th-- writer:
I inal three son-.::li 41:ir to mie.
In wi'"tn nmy htart rtjt.icedl
But two:t gone-they now are free,
I trust, in ^':tr:tiise.
Thiy he:tri their count ry'- hiet-ti ng cail
Noruiliai .ht- e:tl in: v'tli;
li:evy put their atttuor on :tid went
li-r iiotnor to sustain.
Wi h in xious ietarts iwy took their nlight
For oltl Vi:'ginm:'i soil ;
Their country's battle the-re t ' tight.
And there rem:ined awhi;"-.
'Twas on lt:nas:' plains they iotight
The enemy so strong.
While with trealt honors the were 1r;tt-1:t,
Bit tie'er enjoyed thet long.
'Twas in l'rince Wiiliait's Count y, t hey
.\t ltretitsvill:(i< lor:tte
wi'ah ftver tli"et poor Fr;atieis lay.
Autil Ih re he tUet his titte.
rutit death,alas ! di ttot.,top here.
Nor tiil he linger long.
Before he tail his I:ain( severe
Upo it ty first-born s a.
With Fr:ink's remains p- or Jatt!. d start
1or his ow t tt ive St:t e.
Ittt trott i tlise:sv anl broken heart.
IIe tinet with the t:une fate.
With a sad he in I took the road
To see poor Frank interred ;
I trtit lis spirit's guie to G.'1.
t1 hire deat h no more is feure-1.
From there I weit unto the plhae,
Where tuy poor J:nies did lie :
Once intre to see litn in greet htste.
For he was like to die.
While tleath upon iny child did prey.
I st ood besile his b-a
And there remained hothi night autl day
Until his spirir fled.
Then to the graveyard we repaired.
With heavy grief And cry,
And there his body was i:.tered
They lie both sile by side.
My children gone. and I atn left
Tis a sad tale to tell.
Of those so dear I atn bereft
- Dear children, fare you well.
I hope to spend eternity
With them tm Heaven above
To Father, Son and Spirit-tirce
Sing his redeeming love.
How changed the scene l Poor William, dear,
Once more returns to imc
le conies. my droopitg heart to cheer
Once more his form I see.
From the far-west he comes awhile,
With parents fond atid dear
To us he did his dangers tell,
While he was coming here.
f Yet sal the thought, we soon must part
And give the parting hand ;
He for the battle-field most start,
To join his little band.
I've often prayed to God for him,
Who heard toy prayers and - ries,
If not on earth we meet again,
We'll tneet above the skies.
Alas ! alas ! poor William's gone,
.%s those who went before;
He was my last antd only son
I'll see him here no more.
31v heart was centred on that ch Id.
As you m:ty well suppose
With me friends gave sympathy
For death his eyes have closetd.
Through many a battle ie did go,
Unhurt for a great while ;
At length the enemy sent the blow
That slew my only child.
His grave I've often wished to see,
And there to shed a tear.
For it contains who was to me
An only child most dear.
This cruel war has me bereft
Of three brave, noble sons ;
They all are gone, and I am left
In sorrow here to mourn.
But why should I lamentand mourn
God took them for the best ;
And when He caled lie called His own,
I trust they are gone to rest.
I cannot stay behind them long
All nature must decay ;
I hope to meet the immortal throng.
Bright, bright, as the noon-day.
I have no ties to bind me here
-This world has lost its charmns;
I hope in Heaven to soon appear,
Embraced in Christ's dear arms.
I hope my children thtere to see,
Whom I on earth so loved;
And chant and sing eternally
With Him in heaven above.
Shed not a tear. my frienid, for me,
When Gotd has called mie home ;
Believe that I shall happy ht
Give Him the praise alone.
BR0ADRIMS NE lORK LMiTE1.
A tumble in the barometer is not
an unmixed blessing in New York.
It is true, it may help to keep our
political blood cooled in the midst of
this exceedingly exciting canvass but
it bringrs sorrow to our poor who are
not well provided at the best of times,
and whose pressing wants in the bit
ter winter days tax all of our charit
able resources.
We often read much of the selfish
ness and hard-heartedness of the
world, but I often think that the
world does not get quite credit
enough for the good it does.
Charity has a pretty hard road to
travel. In its path are all sorts of
frauds, swindlers and dead beats,
am not easily taken in. I have
been afloat on the great world since
early childhood. All the great cities
of my own country and the princi
pal capitals of the old world have
been no strangers to my wandering
feet. I thought I was up to all the
g oames by which the unwary are
taken in, and yet an old dead beat
laid me out as nicely last week as if
I had been feeding on vegetables
and milk all my life and was as green
as the grass that grows under my
feet. It was late at night and I was
passing Madison Square just above
the Fifth Avenue Hotel. I saw a
man leaning against the railing that
surrounds the Worth monument. I
had got close upon him when I heard
a deep groan and 'saw a man sink
upon the ground. I rushed to his as
sistan-ce and sat him upon the curb
stone and asked what was the mat
ter? In a voice so weak that I could
scarcely hear him, he faltered out "-I
have not tasted food for three das.
and he dropped forward heavily in
my arms. My heart was touched.
Where do you live, I asked? Alas !
alas ! he replied in a hollow sepul
Ichral tone, I have no home; every
door is shut against me; I'm starving
slowly to death. A great big lump
came into my throat, as big as an
Irish potato. What country do you
come from? England, he said, with
a faint cry as he fell forward in my
arms again. The tears were rolling
into my eyes. Here was a fellow
creature perishing in the streets for
food and I had just come out of the
Brtunswick full of good things. I had
Ifive dollars in my pocket and it had
been reserved to liquidate a small
debt for which my creditor was anx
iously waiting, but everything must;
give away to a starving fellow crea
ture so I passed over my greenback,
telling- the unfortnnate wanderer to
P) ITIVE NOTICE.
.inip,' ]Jo/;) . iI/e(bte(I to tie
!//(/Ci's<IP(ie. rinisi setle tie
same by or before the 20th
of".V oceiiber ie.f. otherise
yIour accoi.Ys Irill be p/aced
ini t/ie /iai</ of 01nI oJIIcrfor
e%olhectioi-. <111(d go1it-ill #/ei
no fIrtler credit in the FU
'[Tm. S. F. FANT.
Oc: 30 :t
NOTICE.
E.r cT MOsES M. CoProc. DKECEASED.
N;tice is hereby given to all crelitors of
M3i",s M. Coppock. dcc. zsed. to preset.t their
-laims properly proven, to the u' dersig:ed im
ediately ; a lli i are itt anv wise indebted to the
me are tequested to settle at once, as an early
ttlement o: his estate is desired.
JOHN W. COPPOCK,
No 43-st. Fxecutor.
W'e desire to annonnee to the citize:s
of Newberry :nd tlrrotnding Conities.
that ve hav'e loca:te1 :t MARBLE YARID
in ti- To ti of Netwerry , ani are pre
pared to furntish all kinds of
MARBLE AND GRANITE TO IB
STON ES and MONUMENTS.
In first ela<s style and 20 per cent cheap
er than the saine class of work has hitlt
erto been sold in Newberry;co:tsequent
lv we respectfully solicit a liieral share
of their patronage. One b:.ek north
we.:t of Crotwell Hotel.
Oct 30 tf MiLLER & HOOF.
Called Meeting of Temperance
Workers and Friends of the
Cause.
All Temperance Workers and friends of
the ca:c of rene: crauce :fr."ugtout the State,
who c .n po-ibly :ttenll are reque-ted to meet
in Temperanc, llat, in this ct, November
14, 18S1, (Fair week), itt 8 P. M., for the pur
pose of adopting a plan for a State organiza
tfon and transacting such other business as
may come before the meeting.
H. F. CHREITZBERG,
A. COKE SMITH,
L. R. H AYNES,
J. A. ELKINS,
J. F. TROY,
L. R. MARSHALL.
Fresh Butter, &c.
The best Vet York Dairy Butter.
Fre"h Western But:er.
The Genuine Cleveland and Hendrick's Ci
gars, al.o, that popular Cigar, the Sweet Mash,
ju't received at the Cheap Stote of
B. H. LOVELACE.
PIANOS,
Grand, Upright and Square.
The superiority of the -- sTIEFF"
by0 thehihettt mcl. authories, antd
~crsn as their eriaeblitn
Jhya,Igh t iH onn ork
Overa -\erica and Eleant Euopa
APearis, 187
Havtl~e teEors eme t seo overi
PiaoO , v oifrntalge. Smnre n
Schoolst as tVolteir DuAblnty.o
Thret ala[erfeingnewndgor
mlnd a.si nd lean Wite
PlanS anwdy onG~ sand o AS N
STALLMENTS.
riar.os t aken in Exchange; also thor
o0.ghly rep)aired1.
"Send for illtustrated Piano or Or
gn Catalozne.
Chas. M. Stieff,
No. 9. NORTuII LBE RTY-STREET-~r
BALTIMORE. MD.
F. Werbor, ir.. Agent, Newberry.
April 27
00NT RACTO)RS
BUILDE RS.
--AND
Lumber Mill Men
The undersigned recspect fuilly inform
T the citizens of~ Newberry and1( the
surrotunding Coun ties that. having locai
ted at Helena, they are p)repa:red to con
tract for. and build. Churches. Dwell
in gs :nd other Buildings. We gutmaran
tee satisfaction both itn the qutality of
ourz wo k atnd in the prices cha:rged for
it. Having an excelletnt saw mill we
are also pr:epamred. at short tnotice. to
saw and dress lumber. Orders solicited.
SHOCKLEY BROS.
March 14
BOOKS AT YOUR OWN PRICES:
Religious, Moral. MisCella-.
neous and GCod Books.
THE PROPRIETRESS of the.HERALD
BOOK STORE, offers a certain portion of her
stock of Books at sneh prices as
Canntot Fail to Insure Sale.
A good Book is a good friend; it never
disputes your word, and is always ready to
afford you pleasure; it can be read and re
cnd, and nevcr pails on the taste.
We simply desire to be rid of these books.
Think of a $2 book for $1.00 .
. . <. 1 "" 50.
*" " 50eO"" 25.
" " 20 " " 10.
" " other Books at 5.
HERALD BOOK STORE.
eg 1A
lection. Mr. Philips, the nominee e
f the Republicans, is a very respect- <
ble man of large wealth, who is C
uite willing to be elected, but he will w
ot be, the fight lying between the
wo great Democratic factions- t
ammanv and the County Democra- t
y. It is a mighty pretty fight as it tl
tands and somebody will get hurt
efore it is over. An immense amount
f money is being spent on proces
ions, flags and fireworks, for all of
:hich the city has to pay.
The budget this year is thirty
even millions of dollars, it has been
ut down to thirty-four millions; that,
3 to say that the cost of governing
his city each year is about thirty
ne dollars a head. If the National
overnment cost as much it would a
reate a revolution.
But the boys had a big time. n
Brooklyn has not bee . behind her s
)emocratic sister over the river. For
.lthough Brooklyn is like New York s
.Democratic city and turns out a c
)e"mocratic majority at every Presi- d
lential election, when it comes to '1
lunicipal afTairs the wicked Repub- c
icans gobble r-ll the good offices t!
nd the Democrats are left out in the a
old. At the present time Brooklyn i
as a Republican mayor, a Republi- I
an sheriff and a Republic:n regis- s
er-the three best offices in the ti
ity.
But this week things have been ti
oilin_ in Brooklyn. Monday n
roughi;t the lon. Allat G. Thurman,
nd a trenendous ovation they gave
im. The immense Rink was one A
acked living mass, and on Wednes
ay Brother Beeeher spoke in the
ame place The people of Brooklyn
ever seem to tire of hearing the
lymouth pastor. Though they have t
een Ii tening to him for thirty-five f
r forty years. you have only to an
ouncehim in Brooklyn, and rain or t
hine, he will pack the house. It e
ras an immense meeting and Bee- v
her came out flat-footed for Cleve- o
and. P
The election has knocked business I
ut. Merchants are complaining C
hat they might just as well shut up V
hop. b
The fate of the young Brooklyn fi
roman who dissapeared so suddenly c
ron her father's house a few weeks t
go, has been discovered. She jum- v
ed overboard from an ocean steamer c
n its passage to Liverpool. It is a h
errible blow to the family, but the c
ertainty of death is better than (
he dreadful uncertainty of her fata. o
The weather has been delightful, b
nd we are all waiting now to hear
he result of the election,
Yours Truly,
BROADBRIM.
it
For the Herald and News. G
RECOLLECTIONS.
On the Ruff road, four miles from t
own, is the house of Dr. John C. t
lalfacre. This homestead has been
n the family for years. The first set.
lement of the Halfacres was west
rom the location of the family home,
p the eastern branch of Cannon
~reek, formerly known as Buzzard's
~ranch. The settlement was near a
alf a mile up the branch from where t
he Ruff road crosses the creek.
here were two or three very fine h
prings near which the signs of the
ld homestead could be seen. The
Lrst one of the family who settled
ere was named Henry, and was the
reat grand-father of the present own- r
r. Dr. Halfacre. He was of German.
amily, but whether the first of the
amily who immigrated to this coun-.
ry or not, we are unable to say, but
re are of the opinion he was the first j
f the name,who came to this country. o
for can we fix the date of his settle- o
ient on this place, but it must have a
een during the war of the Revolu
lon or soon thereafter. Mr. Halfacre
eems to have been a quiet, indus
eious, unassuming German who al- I
rays strove to have plenty around a,
im and something to sell. The Pro-.
ibition movement was not of much l
ower in politics, in those days. Half- g
cre put up and run two stills at the t
prings we speak of, as being near
Lie old home place, where the corn, f
each and apple were made to yield i
1any a gallon of the fluid once called t;
gua vae. No harm was thought of it
1 those days, and the sight of a sot
Lsh, whiskey-bloated, hog-wallowing
runkard was a rare thing, and a
ight never seen. The people had 1
ranger views in regard to this arti, g
le in those days; they did not wanE d
ny middle men. We never knew any h
f the children of the first settler of h
Lie Halfacre family. We can recol, l,
3ct of hearing of only two sons, the t
rand father of Dr. Halfacre, whose
ame was Henry, and a brother oft
is named Jacob. There may have
een same sisters, but we have not
eard of them, Henry came into pos- c
ession of the land, and about the
ime of his marriage or soon after, ti
uilt out on the Ruff road where Dr,~
lalfacre now lives. He married a
liss Suber, a sister of Big Jake Su- '
er, who was once well known to all
ur citizens. She was a good, mother
-. kind-hearted lady. Everybody
ked Granny Halfacre, she had un A
oubtedly the best lungs of any wo- d
~an we ever saw. She could be heard
a common conversation near a mile,
nd then vow she was not talking
ud, either. When the good lady
ied she had the barrel she had made e
er saur kraut in for over forty years, ri
nd the identical rock she had used y
o weigh or press down the kraut in
he barrel. It was the one used the c
rst time.
Henry Halfacre was a prudent,
areful farmer; he seems to have s
een a very precise and methodical I
aan in all his habits. He gave his r
ttention mostly to farming. ie:
uilt a store-house just across the
ublic road from his house and sold
;oods there for many years. Every
nody liked him and hand the ntmost 1:
seek a shelter at once and get some- e
thing to eat. He fell upon my c
breast it:tplorin: Ohe bie-sings of a
l1-:tv. !: on his genrons hteector q
. .V's wTr' uhni :Ili W:t.i dillicul r
ty I i1-1pe. ihimn o. :1 p ssing street t
ear. Tlw wa:ilerer w.t one :ind I 'I
r ontiuned doiwn IroatIwai as ar as C
Unio, Square. and th. re I ret a s
rin:d who invited mue t) tak. :1 ,iu.ir. t
I.- remarked hat le 1:i an ,"nrare- C
tnL'nt to keep at halt p t elev, c and s
asked me the time. I went or mY v
Jules Jurgeson and it was gone. I
immnediate'ly claspwl :nY a:and on the s
bo;omn of Iv Si t :l:ti va:able' e
sitnd was Iliiss1int. Myi starvinr
fr:ernd had cieacied men liic a shot- t
Do you t1sink I ani g >n,1 to pick
tilu :aiy Il)re p-rishin -nr .Ilow crea- c
tulr. S nl ti .e sitl -walk i Not mnll
e next tillow I find tdvin; I wil
cIal1 the 1oli' e and treasur: forever r
more 1hat a<hnirable mot'o. -. harity ia
beginls at home.' I don't wonder a
that people's hear s are Iard Th,, 1
,nly w-tmer is, tat anybl :y gives c
at all.
All over the city are holes for 1
d1stttute boys anli asyI :ns ft>r frieni- s
less girls A lot of sIlf-constit .t(l c
sharks profess so be the aitners of
the public's charity. This is one of C
the mno -t 1 -pi::bl forms '!o humlna t
swi dling. Ca e after ease has been c
exposed. some of them lunished but
still this mercenary mode of plunder L
goes on. The wouen who Practice L
this piracy generally assume a sane- a
timonious air and expatiate ,. he i
beauty of charity, while they starve l:
and torture the wretched children d
whom they have inveigled into their s
dens. r
But it is pleasant to turn from those I
infamies to the many worthy chari t
ties with which our city is blest, e
among the very foremost of which r
are the various Catholic institutions s
of the city. The Catholic Protec v
tory, Father irumgool's school for c
boys, and many others belonging to 1
the same denomination. They draw
largely from the public treasury, but c
the question is between giving it to t
them Or devoting it to the building s
of prisons. II:re they are well ted.
well housed. well clad, well attended v
to morally, and physically and in- i
tellectually. To their honor, he it :
recorded, tl.ere are no complaints of :
starvation or ill-treatment among the c
wards of our Catholic institutions. t
Decency, good order, cleanliness. dis- <
cipline and excellent moral trailing t
characterize them and make them
models for similar institut:ors a
throughout the wor:d. t
The inst.tutio!s devoted to the
care of girls are all presided over by
Sisters of the different orders-sweet,
patient, cultured women, who serve
Heaven best by attending these poor
motherless. fatherless and homeless
waifs. t
Father Dlrumgool's school is filled I
with hoodlums, hundreds of whom i
have been picked of the streets, reg- t
ular Arabs. outcasts, and jshmnaels.f
Once within thle influence of this
worthy old p)riest they begin to rise.(
I think he likes to tackle tough cases I
just to see ho0w good a man he can
make of the most unpromising ma- t
terials.
But it must not be thought that ~
charity is con! med to the Catholics.~
Some of the l 'rotestant institutions1
are not surpassed in the world.
WVhile if 1 had the space I would E
willingly mIention the most promi- ~
nent; there is one which I cannot
pass without a word of praise and
Lhat is St. John's Guild. There are
many blessed charities in-our midst
but none more bless -d than St John's C
G-uild. It has the especial good for
:une to stand well with all classes.
~nd any person entrusting their alms
~o its charga knows they will be well ~
bestowed. With sympathies that ~
2ever fail it is still the most syste- t
natic of charities, and disbursing
many thousands of dollars in the
rear it is not often deceived. Though ~
2ominally belonging to the Episco- r
>al c: urch, it is by no means denom- ~
national in its charities. It is as
ready to relieve a Jew, or Turk, if t
;he case is worthy, as the most Ortho. r
iox believer. All through the sum
ner its labors among the children of
;he poor, and thousands upon thou-1
ands of them are carried to the sea
side and others are provided with C
2omeb; in fatct, it never wearies of ~
loing good. The Jews and Ger- 8
nans have spl:ndid charities. The C
Jews being particularly helpful.
But this weck we can think of
3othing but politics. On Tuesday
r'ammany pain'ed the towvn red.
Whatever people may think of the
arat Sachem John Kelly ? whatever
2e takes 1,old of he does with a will, ~
rnd when the order went out for the
~lans to come in, they came. If the
s
~ensus of the city could have been
~akt n in Union Square on Tuesday ~
aight you would not have thought i
~hat suich a thing as a Republican
existed on Manhattan Island. Four
;tandis were erected on Union Square ~
-the one facing Broadway being1
wr: darly fine. Cleveland badges1
were hlick as tile autumn leaves, and
.f ev-ry man who wore them votesC
stra' t for his Excellency, the Gov- -
arnor, it will make it exceedingly
ively for Mr. Blaine. Though at the1
>usi.ess men's celebration the day
>efr. the town was alive with Blaine
'nen and in this confessedly Demo
3rat'e city it is a wonder where they ~
ill come from. -
No fear of New York wanting fj
:andidates for Mayor. We have
;hree all willing to be elected.
Grace, the nominee of the County t
Demnocracy-, has been Mayor and ar
very good one he made. He is ana
Irishm.n by birth and a merchant I
>f wath. Hugh Grant is rich, ca I
pablo .and willing; he is the nominee g
af Tammany with a good chance nf 1
Man-.Iunting in Siberia.
Sorry, indeed. even when death doe
Rot come to put an cnd to his existence
is the lot of the convict who has suc
ceeded in e:capino, from the mines c
Eastern Siberia. WVthout resources <
any kind, he must beg or rob his wa
ba~k to Russia. T he. alternative c
seeking employment is one which ofte
has disastrous c:)'-e.1uences. The con
vict of the lowest type regards the Si
berian colonist a< an i:n erior, and has
saying which descri.es him as "blin
for three days a te: b:rth." But th
colonist has his revenve. He works th
supercilious conv:ct le a beast of bui
den, and gives him a: 1 ttle rest and a
little food as possible. When wage
are demanded the colonist has an orig
nal way of satisfyin; his laborer. Th
money is pa'd without demur, but be
fore the convict can get clear, he fall
dead, kil!ed by a bullet from the gun c
his cruel eanployer. Th:s method c
payment is some imes carried out on
large scale. It is adopted in the cas
of vagabond labor rs who, having fip
ished 1-heir autumn work in the tield:
return to the ne&ghbor:ng village to b
paid off. The wages are forthcoming
and the labo:ers allowed to depart wit
their hardly earned money. But the
have no sooner gone than the peas
ant farmer assem .les his neigl
bors, and ha,in. provided ther
with horses and ire-arms. the whol
party sallies forth in purs it of the vag
abonds. The ret'ring laborers ar
speedily overtaken; most are killed o:
the spot, all are robbed. the recovere,
money being divided between the far=
er and his confederates. The only re
spect shown for author.ty is the preve
lent habit, where ro bery has been th
motive of slaughter. o- concealing th
dead. The mur.lered convicts ar
usually cut up and mutilated, and th
remains buried in ont-o'-the-wa
places. The hunt'ng of the "huncl
backs," as the es a ed conv:cts are ofi
en called in de:is on, has gone on fo
years, entering so de ply into the hat
its of the people th.t :t has escaped th
attention of few tria clers through Easi
em Siber:a. --Where are the men?
was asked of a woman le't in charge c
a small village a: oining the highway
"Gone after the huncibacks," was th
reply. Such is the prevailing demoral
ization in this res:lect thatboys hay
been heard to ask their fathers to kil
vagabonds in order that they may se
"how the fellow wil; roll on his hump.
I " In some of the gover.nments it is certai
death for a convic: esca- e 1, or still un
der supervision, to be caight returnin,
from the min.. Occasionally the sol
d:ers imitate the colonists in their e.
ploitation of the vagabond. The Cem
. sack, as well as the ordinary colonists
a covets cheap labor, and is in the habi
. of rewarding w:th an once or two c
lead the convict wh-> dec:ines to pas
from one con iition of bond slavery t
another.
During the colonization of the Tram
baikal region the hunting of vagabond
was one of the common diversions c
the newly-arrived settlers. Fror
Tomsk to Ch:ti there is a locality tha
has rendered itself notorious for th
pursuit on a large sea:e o escaped con
victs. In the Tomsk Government itsel
whole villages are described as livin;
solely by the robberv of vagabonds
The river Karasan has been so fille,
with the bodies of murdered conv:cts a
to become putrid. Year Fingul ope:
woods are known as a favorite groun
for the slaughter. The who:e of th
districtis full'of the memories and trt
bditions of Siberian man hunting. He
roes of the sport are still alive, Bitkos
Romanov and Zavorota were each e,
I pert in diflerent wa:s. Romanov fe
instance gained celebrity in the villag
of Fingul, where e was in the habitc
'lying in ambush close to the highway
Sand shooting down every vagabond wh
-passed. In the autumn evenings Bil
,kov used to pick o.Y stragglers alon
.the banks of the river Augar. Durn
subsequent sport along the Biryus ther
'were individual Siberians who boaste
that they had brought down as man
Sas sixty and in some case; ninety vag
I abonds. Only upon one of these hun1
ers of men do the vagabouris seemt
have taken vengeance." They selecte
one Paramonich, who had - en all hi
life engaged in killing convicts. Th
vagabonds assembled together, seize
him and brought his career to a clos
by plunging him alive into a cauldro
of incandescent metal.-St. Petersbur
Cor. J.ondon Glob ..
-sentimental inscriptions do not a
ways have the effect their authors ir
ten~ded. In the cemetery of Pere Li
chaise are two columnns,side by side
with the inscri; tions(nFrchc
fcourse): ' tt~yu i rnh
- "AdelIi.Ie R
" I itfor ou.1845."
On the other:
*Lou':s R
Eeneath the last some ga':in has scrit
bled:
Hetook is m.
FARMING AND THE LIEN LAW.
We have never been a farmer, an
we know nothing of that art or ac
ence, practically, but we have been
close observer of men and thing
since we came to years of' discretion(:
and although we know nothing abot
farming practically, yet, we believ
that in fact we do know somethin
from the experience of others. Froi
observation and conversation wit
Ipractical and experienced farmei
we have come to the conclusion the
this country can never be truly pro.
perous with the lien law, nor withot
it, until the cultivators of the so
Iraise their own supplies.
Tf they do this they will be ind
Ipendent of the lien law, and it ma
stand upon the Statute book foreve
and do them neither good nor hur
But with the present system of fan
ing the lien law seems to be, an
probably is, a necessity of the time:
-If we plant cotton only, we mus
-have credit, or get credit by son
> means to enable us to go on, and I
enable us to get credit the lien la
becomes necessary. But we has
talked with a good many farmei
who raise their own supplies and the
are always independent. We remer
h er, too, that during the war ti
t country was well supplied with a
the actual necessaries of life-mes
a and breadstuffs were abundant.
The Confederacy collapsed, not b
cause we did not have enoggh to e:
-but because we had rather more figh
WIT AND WISDOI.
e -Dying without the aid of a doctor
is though to be a terr:ble thing in New
1 York.
' -Cinc'nra'i milkmen no longer
doubt this to e an off year. One of
them has been :Lrres-ed for selling
adulterated ni:k.-. "'. Picayune.
-Talmare is a sh-ewd man. In a
recent sermon he said "There are
many hush:ln !s w:o a -e s-:ceessful only
I because there is a woman of brains at
e home.
e -W. 11. V.'r ht, nn Al:b-ima man,
quarreled w:th :a! -:ot :L cousin of the
s same na:ne. ';h s :L ta.e where two
s Wrights ma-e one wrong. --.4 Y. Com
merci'd A;ler ... .
9 -Susan B. .An t)- has come into
possession of th ,.m.O: willed her by
s a Boston Ia 'y. :m . :. good m:ny men
f who have thou.:it her too o d to marry
are beg:nning to. .n ti:ey were mi
-taken. -ietro: F cc . .
A young law or r." on l sad that
he had settled in : "Certa:in :own to try
and make an i ne.t liv ng, u hen a by
stander :acet ousi remn:.r i d that he
ought to suceed. ::s th:ert-w. snotmuch
competit:on in lm pro es- a.
- -Sarony is s:.:l to h.:'e iven Mrs
a tograph ne her. h . u-eq tao old
B fashiot.ed instr i < n s of to re :or
holding a v:ct n. s Iwadi e..dy, the
e price is no'.e too I gi.-::ad:l :p.ia
2 News.
I -An Ang,e-worm wa o:"cc Observed
by a Catfish w ..ag .x .m a ond.
- - Poor dear Tu ix," ai i !!e C Ltfish:
- "M- heart Ble -:k or" o. For ear
e you wi be Dro noed. : w I. akc Vou ;n
e Out of the n .' o win,-h the Angle
e worm rep.ied : mtm ra "-.:: or your
e Sympathy, but i: y.m T::ko me t. t
V Will be you: (;i:1! i:at w I Iloed :or
me'' .. s-n' - iv .u s renmar or
Humor, the a . --.. e I t:e Att.
r gle-wormn an:l '.. -oc :ee ' Iat
the An,le w -rm: .1 r.- o ::-w i
l towed a . we ., ho v i; i ahble
we are Tna:it tha e to in :re
into a Contract e o. L n ctak ng it.
-Denver 2r .L.
9 Em ,-: ' l.
e Mrs. Maccle!ttm !'rnnt'u-: Roo:evelt
1 Tucker) relates a:- :.:ruin ng e
e ience th:-t she h-.m a :.n u-e v ew w'th
Mr. Longfellow. 'T.:,- 4m n eon.er.-a
I tion with he:" at :m :,.,e a:: n the
- presence o; his f:t i':i s-ud. refer
r:ng to cert on .,i cten .m a. urd cur
rent rhymes
" I often wo:::-e mm :w ".0e t :a ever
- come to be priute.i :.ut :ualed w th
, his usual justice --v :air, o appre
t ciate it is. however no ":ign that a rea
f son does not ext or w ri' t it. Many
s persons in th s w4r:d may I ke and ad
t mire what I enld n.-t g.v.- a second
thouoht to.'
- "Yes," r.-p ed Mrs. MJ:,cchetta.
s "there is no accouiit:ng tor the rubbish
f that will find its w::v to pu ':icity: the
D authors are rever known, and perhaps
,t it is as well. I c:n at pre.-ent only call
e to mind one instance under ith head of
poetry, whic:i runs ::s of ows or"
o I stopp:d (sa s the lady w:th an in
E quiring look arom"nd, as i: e.racting any
idea of re-,eat ng t: i,ut an earne,t
i "Pray go on." in which the . rofes
s sor's voice was u permo,t. insisted on
a hearing the afores:tid '- rabh s!:" so I
i cleared m: throat. and proceeded:
0 "'lhere w a ..LL -i..r.
And she had I ttl.- turl
Ththung in ihe' m;d' l- o~ h h.r f.)rehead;
- Wh':ni t, ' w:as dlod
Fhe wa v -rv dor,:uideed.
But when shi w.is i-d s -- a .: rrid."
r Imagine m con fusion when the poet
e raised his eyes, and with a faint smile,
f said:
,"Why, those are my words, are they
a, not, Annie?" turning' to his youngest
.. daughter. wh - a:. th:at moment was
Sgracefully steppin:r Out upon the terrace
y thrcugh the low windcow, and, curious
e to say, was humming' to herself the
I very same rhyme I had just character
v Ized as "rubbish."
E"Why, of course. papa," said Annie,
-. laughingly, " that comes in your nursery
o collection. Don't y ou remember when
IEdith was a little g rl and didn't want
s to have her ha'r curled, you took her
e up in your arms. and shaking your
I finger at her, cemn:enced: "There was
e a little girl, ete.?'
a The poet laughed, they all laughed,
~and I, in spite of my discomfiture, had
to join in the general merriment. But
I could not forget my awkwar-d position.
-To 1.ave declared to a gentleman' sface
.an opin'on which at best could have lit.
.tie real value, and that opinion any
,thing but flattering, tried me sorely.
I The poet was too good natured to say
anything; but it was impossible not tE
laugh. It was one of those coincidences
that occur when least expected. Yet
rarely does one get come up with in
such a cruelly matter-of-fact way, and
.my self-esteem dropped lower and lower~
tilut was lost in humiliation.-Longfel.
~ow s Home Life.
HELPFUL WORDS.
Thank God for the comforting and
Lencouraging words of all pure mind.
a ed writers; poets and novelists, who.
s. ever they may be. How often after a
Iday of care and toil or despondency,
t perhaps, mechanmcally we take up a
paper and, listlessly glancing it over,
e our eye is caught by some brighe
g passage that seems just to suit us
a just what we needed to clear away
h the mists and give new strength for
the morrow. Little do those writers
know the value of such words-the
t help and comfort they bring to our
s burdened, sorrowing hearts. It may
Lt be the written experience of some
il heart, that seems so like our own;
and we feel that ours is but the com
mon lot of mortals. Nature is the
- same everywhere; we live, we love
y or not, we are happy to-day, sorrow.
r ful to-morrow; life is made up of
tt. clouds and sunshine, storms and
i calm. I wonder if many of us ever
d realize what a grand thing a storm is ?
3. That "the voice of the Great Creator
t speaks in that mighty tone ?" And
e afterwards, in place of the freshness,
o the brightness and the gladness,
w "life's highway" would offer only
-e heat and dust and barrenness, if the
i"sunshine always gleamed." An-d
y shallow-hearted creatures would we
:a- be if nothing ever troubled the deep
ie waters of our soul. "Joy is transient,
11 sorrow alone is laating," wrote some
ione, and while not strictly agreeing
with hina, it is true, in so far as the
e. impressions left are concerned. Sor,
at row makes us thoughtful for others,
t- and when one is thoughtful, a gregg
imany virtue fon11a'
) nfidence in his integrity. In thos(
-lys :til the trading was done ir
arleston and was carried on b3
: _ ns. On one occasion he con
aUl,-d to surprise his better half witi
p. t :" ;' : ti:e lookin- glass
. .* u:c to se, oil tiie man
-., ie protcured one and wit:
rect :r.- hrouui,t it home safely
n it was unpacked,he s.-t itlowl
t:ie l,::;zza and leaned it again-l
w:1!! to look after something e'se
!::1e 'Win.. so ~ld P>ose, the yarc
w:.o f.It that he was alone mas
r thevre. cane walking a:ong an
.ing. as he tiought, ano lher lo
went for lim." and in doing so w -nl
roug4h the fine mirror, pro-incing :
reat shock to the o:d lady's nerve
u,d to the o,l n:t 'us reli. . .,I. os
as a favorit: do.. i>ut ie ;u i;i i1
iore quit t out about the ba: n foi
everal days.
Henry 11la:wre rais.-d a family of
ix chilirel,. tour sons-Davi'i. .Ja
oh, Henry and Daniel, also Lw<
aughters, Eliz:abeth and Sarah
'here are a number of the grand
hildren of H-nry Hallfacre living ii
le County, and are among our bes1
nd most worthy citizens, and if hE
,,:re alive now he could l>oint. to:
>ng line of honest and honorable de
,endants with as much pride as (dii
ie old Roman matron.
Jacob H alfacre. a brother. rem)ove'
Tennessee in ea. ly life. We kneM
othing of him or his family. -
ASA 11ARTZ.
PLE %'v.1NT WORD I FAO 0.1U1,1
O9LDC ORtESPO0NDE1NT *.tAG
~IE
DEAn HERALD AND NEws: Fiv,
reeks to day since we bade good-b
r bowe and friends and turned on,
ice to Trenton, S. C. A.n:d to-nigu
rhile the moon-light is glorifvin:
he church spires and picturesqu,
ottages which beautify this littl
illage, we snatch a moment from on
ur busy life to write you. We ar
leasautly located at the "Trentol
louse," over whose destiny preside
'apt. T. H. Clark and his amiab.
rife, and most noble of bust ant
ostess (1o they make. Their thought
al consideration for the comfort an(
onvenienl)ce of their g:ests insn:
hem a full house, all wvho come once
rill come again. The highest en
oniuw we cant pay is to ay that it
omelike comfort and pleasant so
iety reminds us of Glenn springs
rlenn's you know is with us a syn
nym for all that is charming an(
eautiful,
An earthly paradise to which we,
In shadow darkened days so love to turn.
A golden altar will it ever be
Where memory's subtle incense bur.s.
We like Trenton passing well, ani
s pleasant people more than wordl
an tell. Their hospitality is un
ounded and they delight in paying
he thousand and one little atten
ons which gladden the stran
er's heart. The country witl
a vast stretches of level land, dens(
yrest of stately pines, magnificeni
onds of water, gleaming like sheeti
f silver in the autumnal sunsets
roken here and there by gracefa
iving ducks and creamy lilies all are
> oar novice eyes wondrously beau
ful. We are teaching here ani
ave met with a measure of success
chool is composed of good material
ud wh~o knows but we have in train
ig the dormant genius of a Calhoun
r a Clay. We are busy in the schoo
om from 9 a. mn., until 4 and ther
the music room until 7. So yot
"In the ranks of life's great army
There is work for me to do."
ut the polite attention, voluntar'
bedience and dilligent applicatio:
f our students, cheer us in th<
ork.
* * * * * *
Three weeks have elapsed since
riting the above, and in the interin
dgefield has been visited with
uost disastrous fire. While we sym
athize most deeply with tbeir heav'
sses, we are lost in admiration o:
2eir undaunted courage as we watet
em going forward meeting ani
verstepping obstacles with that
earless bravery which is character
tic of this gall ant county, I writi
ais scrawl in exceeding haste, and
ou must ever let my busy, busy lifi
lead apology for all remissness.
There has been such a lovely lin
ering light in the West after twi,
ght, reminding one of the aftem
low on the Alps-a rosy tush gir,
led by Orion's glittering belt.
ave found many warm friends here
ut dear HERAL A!iD NEWS when the
ist childis foot fall has echoed
arough the old academy and
atch their eager steps turn home
-srd, thought speeds back to m'
wn quaint cottage home with iti
eat shrubbery, gorgeous roses ani
ambering vines, from thence mort
mderly, yearningly, sacredly. does i
2rn to the quiet village cemetery t<
hallowed mound marked by mona
tental slab bearing the holies!
ord-mother. And in its grief ani
esolation the poor heart cries ou
Oh that lifes race were run
It's duties done,
,nd I there might sleep under the
aisies. MAGG1E.
Trenton, S. 0.; Oct. 22d 1884.
A DIRECT ?NSUJLT.
Judge-"You say that the priso~
e insulted you. That is a very se
ous charge. What did he say t<
ou, madam?''
Plaintiff-"He called me a spring
hicken. And I am an old womaa
s your honor can easily see.''
Judge-"That is not an insult. I
pring chicken is young and tender
should consider it a complimec
uther."
Plaintiff-" You wouldn't if yo1
rere in the same business I am."
Judge -''What is that?"
Plaintiff-"I keep a boarding

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