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VOL. XXI. NEWB3ERRY, S.; -c. PHE ESDAY; FEBTA Y12 85
Grand, Upright and Square.
The superiority of .the ",TIEFF
fIanos:1reeagized and acknowked
tbe musical authoritie. and
is as stead l.< In
merits are becomnug
more extenslvely known.
'do 'weia a and many European
_.. ;. L
sia the;Endorsemnt of over
100 dIerit Colleges.Seinaies and
SSchools as to thelr t rbility.
. s we Perfectin Tie andWork
esartment of secoud-hand
Pao alwavs a band.
7 'WIhiolesale Agents for
sterig. New Eng
,gh .a WIex and ltoie
A30 and QAi misold on EASf II.
s'1eito&takei! Exchange, also thor
g3eud for Illustrated Piano or Or
-gn Catalog ee. -
Oha. M. Stef,
NO9W Nornra IniTY-SrREECT,
F. Werber,-r., Agent, Newberry.
April t -
We desi+ to aii aee-to the citizens
of Newberry and sarrounding'Counties,
that we hive lodated aMARLE YARD
tbeTOwn of'Newberry, pwd are pre
paejj o.lraisall in& of
MARBLE AND GRANITE TOMB
STONES and MONUMENTS.
TA first class style and 20 per cent cheap
er4ban the ameclass of-work has hith
erto-been so!d in Newberyi;eonequ.ut
ly we=respeetfully solicit-a liberal share
of their pat$onae. One. block ziorth
west C:otwel otel.
Oct 30 1 MiLLER & HOOF.
- N by takin a age yfor the beat
-. f ' fatem -tre WI. r2.w Co.,
more money right away sex,
tr _ - elaetntbKS.wou4. of et .
uoced from nst hour. Tes -broad road to
fortune open betore the workers, absolutelY
sure. - At.oace acdreas. Taua & Co.. Augsa
Maine. 'Nov. 2-8s-1y.
Land for Sale.
A TRACT of LAND, containing
Seventy-seven (77) Acres, more or less,
bounded by lands of Dr. G. W. Glenn,
Edgar Sigh, and the Wilson Place, is
-offered for sale. It is well-watered,
partly clearedl and susceptible of high
cultivation. There is considerable cord
woo oni. A bagi may be had.
-- - - BERAILIB U n' WS OFFICE,
OMsaad, sa1 all?A TENT' BUSrEESS attended
ODE A3 ~theU. B. ?sbtQetOoa
s r e a ot.inaients in. Ie,s tine than
aeeoved frOgn WASIJ(TON.
.5. ODEL OmgitWING. We advise as
an be to t ar e ae.
a dr Div., sad toOotb f
lat.L01I or elwputer, edI.term' nd
.*osto settaa slients in year own Sta
4 debility edzl
oth er fomso' rt.mOt'o nerot lsrde
are failures Every person who muffers frou
*nervIusness knows this, and thus medicinet
only palliate, but never care. These applianes
are magnetic, and differ lrom all others on the
market which .are ele,trier. klagn.ti-m Is thet
*lIfe of man. TheIr curative qualitle< are won
derful In all nervous comphmuts. The Romat
physicians practiced magnotic treatment 1.001
yesrs ago In nervous.diseases,. but did not tree
from.the "brala battery." Dr. Hill has mad
this great discovery, the only sure curs for ui.
- yeus Headaches, Bheumatiam. Nettralgia
*LIver and K.Idney Compictuts. Para[y"i
Gout, Spinal weakness. Dyst'ep-ia, Constipe
tion, Cold Limbs and Feet, and Genieral De
bility, Ml!raeo'ucs cures tnoted every day
The Kugnetlc- Beush lifts nail', arnd thz. onl
article or the kInd invented. It ii the grestua
carative agent knwu anud used in~ a"ru
hath" inparts tone, replenishies the di bIlitate
s ystemi, anid creates warmth. In L*tronic case
our Magnetfe Baoch Belts and Pads should h
used. The brushes are warrauted to do tlj
work, or the money refunded . Send fur ciroi
lar anid estimoniala, py givinig a det erlptiu
ofrnervens troutsi, We will give advice a
*directions how to use our unppliances 111
Medical M gietic A ppliance Cosapfln
soo noa nrs3bhao. D; d. aa.9W
We now announce that our stock of S
Men, Youths, Boys and Ghilde,r
18 NOW COMPLETE,
and we think UNSURPASSED in F
anything that tends to constitute
A Farst-Cla s toc
Oatline of -
was never MORE HANDSOME, Cl
are a decided improvement on any.
thing ?we have ever been able to get. at
Special attention giveni to- the se
lection of Youths' and Boys' Good, nj
No doubt every mother will be grat
ified at the improvement in this
We claim to sell the
BEST GET' 8Hl1RT I1B,nc
for the amount charged, and no one .
will doubt the assertion when a le
comparison is made. Indeed, our
whole line of FurnishingGoods was ux
Never So Good as Now, "A
and in every-ibatance we will give
as full value for the amount invest- S
--ed es any other house can afford to w
do, and we guarantee satisfaction.
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..[Graec S. Wels i Weekly Iagazine.]
ilt thon forget in Heaven's rest
arth's. weariness, so hard to bear,
ilt thou recall. no past despair?
'o pang of problems dark, ungnessed
r will e'eu tragedies attest,
raustigured by an insight blessed.
he presence of a Father's care,
r wilt thon cease from bootless quest,
by body laid on nature's breast,
er round of countless change to share,
nd thus oblivious, unaware,
Drget life's secret uncoufessed,
Sometime, som(:& .w:-" -
TeuAt the Man."
"It's the last straw that breaks the
unel's back," said Lucy, bursting in
The pleasant June sunbeams came
eping into; the cool, stone-paved
iry, where pans of milk'and cream
ere ranged in orderly arra ; great
one pots stood' under the shelves,
id a blue-painted- churn w.as.plready
aced on the table for service.:.
Mr, Bellenden was justly. proud of
Not a-chance guest came to the
>nse but was invited down to see it;
>t a housekeeper in the neighborhood
it secretly envied its many conven
nces and exquisite neatness.
"A nd it isn't the dairy alone,'" tri
iphantly remarked Seth Bellenden.
Ld you may go through the house
:m garret to cellar, and you'll never
d a speck of dust. There never
is such a housekeeper as-my wife."
Mrs. Biellenden wac young, .too
arcely three and twenty. She had
en the daughter o;a retired army
lcer, delicately reared and quite
norant of all the n ichinery of do
stic. life until she married Seth
-It's very strange," Lucy had writ
to her father. "The farm is beauti
L. You never 'saw such monstrous
l-buttonball trees; nor suchsuperb
es, and the. meadoks are full of
I clover, andthe.stvwterries.shine
ejewelson the'enriy .iUuido.-Bac,
3ody sketebes or reads. -I don't
nii -thre is a copy of Tennyson: in
whole neighborhond, and no one
er heard of Dore or Millais. All
y think-of is how many dozen eggs.
a hens lay, and" how much cheese
,y can make in a year. And the
)man who has a new recipe for
fes or a new pattern for a horri=
e thing they call 'crazy quilts,' is
e leader in society."
But presently young Mrs. Bellenr
n4 herself caught the fever; and li
me a model housewife.
Example is all-powerful, and Lucy
~gan to believe that the whole end
Ld aim of life, was domestic thrift,
oneysaving and the treadmill. of
"My -dear," said 8eth, "if you
ought you could~get along without
espy, the maid, I might be able to
rord that new reaper before the oat
op comes in."
"'ll tpy." said Lucy,
After that she rose before day:
eak, and work~ed later in the night
"What -is the mutter with your
nds, Lucy?" Seth isked nre day.
Pey are not so W:g andl- bsacti
1 as they iused.:t.o be.
Mic~y colored as she glaupe4 down
the membeye in question.
'I suppose it is from lking f)pes,'
And'then she took to wearing. old
d gloye.s at her sweeping a.nd dust
g and digging out of hle ashes~
!My coat is getting shabby," Seth
se dy reinnrke4.
W by 4on't yQn-buy another one?'
4ed hip. wife.
Seth la4ghed a short 1a4gh.
"Wlhat do you think Mrs. Higgin
A4ham has done?" selq he. "She
is ripppd up her huskand's old
mit and elit a pattern -by i4 and mna4i
new pne, an entirely ggved hin
"Icogid do that !!' sa-id Lucy, wit]
parklipg eyes. "I'll pry ip."
" 9a cgn dg anythipg. my dpr
aid MrL leU Ldsig gdgiiringy.
And Lucy felt that aMhe had he:
Qompany began to come as sool
a the bright weather set in.
All the affectionate religas c
Xr. Bllendeni soon discovered tha
be farm house was cool and shiady
h Lucy's cooking was excelleni
ndtat9 bed rooms were nleal
Some of them were even o
nough to invite their relatious a
ej; and s&, the house was full fror
pri ty pgember.
All the ceryep made it thei
iome at J3rother PelIepder's whe
,bey 'came to Sylvau l3ridge for e
lesiastical conventions; all ti
mge.i fr. nad or articles0 dil
cov.ered that they knew soiiuebo,u5
who was acquainted with the Balld
dens, and brought their carpet bas
and valisss with that fait: in huma
hospitality which is one of life.sbeI
Mrs. Bellenden's fume went abroai
among the Dorcases of the neig
hood in the matter of butter a
cheese; she took the prizes in
domestic departments of all the
ricultural fairs, and the adj
housewives took no trouble to
things. that they could borrow of
Belletn, 'just as well as
under .the blighting infience f-a
horrible sick headache, was endea
oring to strain three or four gallons
of milk into the shining pans, the
news arrived that Uncle Paul was
coming to the farm.
"Another guest!". said Lucy, de.
And then she uttered the proverb
that heads our sketch.
."Oh, it's only Uncle Paul !" said
'Mr.- Bellenden. "Don't fret, Lutie !
lie's the most peaceable old gentle.
nan in the' world. He'll make no
more trouble than a cricket. John's
wife thought she couldn't have. him
because she has no girl just now-"
"Neither have I !" said Lucy, re
-'And Sarah Eliza don't like com
"And I am supposed to be fond of
it !" observed Lucy, bitterly.
"And Reuben's girls don't want
old folks staying there. It's too
much trouble, they say," added Seth.
Lucy bit her lips to keep back the
words she might have said, instead :
-Where is he to sleep? Tne Bel
fords have the front room, anti your
Coasn Susan occupies thebauk, and
the four Miss Pattersons sleep in the
two hall chambers, atii the ired men
have' the:garret room.',
Sihe might- have-added that the and
her: huaband and the baby hal slept
-in-a hot little tep'pening . from .the
kitchen for four-weeks,.vai-nlv expect
:ing , nd .Mta Belford to depart
and . that she " bad never yet had
etaneer to iniyher -atlier:
farm in pleasant weather..
But she was magnanimo s and
"Oh,.you can find some place for
him," said her husband, lightly.
There is that litt:e room at the end
of the hall where.the spinning wheel
"But it isn't furnished:" pleaded
'You can easily -sew. a carpet to
gether out of .those oid pieces fror
the Belfords room;. and, it's no trou
ble tio put up a muslin curtain to- the
window and lift ia a cot bed, There
are a plenty of good sweet husks in
the corn house, and. you.*can just tack
a mattress together. and whitewash
"Whgde that; l3eniah? Thue cows
in the rye lotJ Dear ne ! Svery
thing gnes wrong if I step into the
house a moment. And. really Lutic
those things are your biuiness anid
not muine," he added, irritably.
Lucy could not help la~nghing -all
by herself, as her husband 'ran tup
But it was a very seg little:laugh,
and scon chang0d into a-uIli .
- i1 wconder," s'aid she. in-awhisper,
lf. nly poor, tijdd-ogt ghost would
haunt phoee stone ps;yenments, gjnc
scrub - helves, if' I were to die I
peger hep.rd of s ghost in a dairy be:
fore, but I shot$ld think that It might
But this little bed room was 4tt~ed
up,. for. all that, asfresh a.s a rnse
and Wocle Pal~ erriv'ed, idried-.,zy
yellow comple;ioned. old unan, wPl
gn old-f*shiloned e:ravat tied in many~
folds around his nebk, and ig snip o
navy blee, with .brass buttons.
He bad the polite *ay jg -;alf'
centqry ago, and Lucy thought she
ahpul14 like h1'u very much. ifrS
only had ti,4 to get acqainted yri
But she was ,churning teg poqnd
pfbutter a, day, and there gyas t~
kaby, and the cpmnpany, and . th
pgng phickeng, ad~the b ing 9
do my the sewinl sQggie$y~ which1 WI
to meet at her house -that week.
She was almost oO lusy fa sleep.
But Uncle Paul was watchin.g .hc
fquietly all the -time,
tIe gamp out pne daiy to the-ba
,whre his nephew was putting a ne'
,handle on a sickle-blade.
"Pretty busy times-3b, Unci
Paul ?" asked the farmer, scarce'
t in~ the leisuje to Ipok np
M "ye,'' absently suswered the ol
man. "Did I tell you.Nephew Set!
about the reason I left your Coust
"No't that I remember," said Setl
bei4nog oni the blade gud po1 WhiW
Leit with his silk handkerchief.
.- "Dorothy died-his wife ?"
Oh, :yes," said Seth.- "Malaria]
"No !" bluntly : answered Uncle
Paul. "It was bard work. That wo
4an, Nephew Seth, did the house
qrk for eight.persons. Eliab didn'l
en-let her have a woman to help
ir with the washing ant ironing."
-Lst have. been a regular going
:ute;said Seth, tightning the han.
1the sewing, too," added Uncle
the mending and making.
1. went .anywhere except tc
: diBt' belie'e in
?The:l s Se
; bShe was-fond of reading, but she
pevei got any- time for it," said Un
'le PauL "She rose before sun-up,
d never lay ddwn until 11 o'clock.
It was hard work that. killed that
woman, and Eliab coolly declared
that it wr.s sheer laziness when she
could not drag herself around any
longer. And when she died he roll
ed up his eyes and called it a visit.
ation of Providence."
"Wh'y didn't the neighbors lynch
hiin ?" cried Seth, fairly aroused to
indignation at last.
Uncle Paul took off his glasses,
wiped them vigorously, and looked
his nephew hard in the face.
"Why don't the neighbors lynch
you ?" said he.
Seth dropped the sickle.and stared.
"Nephew Seth," said Uncle Paul,
impressively. "thou art the man I
Are you not doing the same thing ?"
KI ?" gasped-Seth.
"Your wife is doing. the work of a
hosehold of sixteen people," said
-Uncle Paul. "She is drudging as you
could hire no foreigner to drudge.
She is rising early and lying down
late she is offering u' her life on the
shrine of your farm and its -require
rments. - 1 have seen her grow thin
and pale even during th..few days J
have been here. I hsve cai-ried
water and split wood for her, be
cause there was no one else to do it.
I have seen her carry u-p Mrs. 13e1
Uor4's breakfast daily to :hcr room;
- canse-r e ford fefereedetopei
% .; rd eoo i , dii i4z }
Helen. Paterson, because Helen
wculdn't eat what the rest liked. No
galley slave ever worked as she does.
And ybo, with your hired men-whose
board only adds to her cares-and
your. labor-saving macinery, stand
coolly - by and see her commit slow
sticide. -Yes, jephew.Seth, I think
it is a case for lynching!"
Seth had grown pale.
"I-I .never thought of this," said
he. "Why didn't.some one tell me ?"
"here were yod& own eyes ?
asked Ujucle Pa'ul. -
Seth. Bellenden roiled down hijs
shirt sleeves, put on his coat, an(d
went into the house.
*Ic 6 td' the Blelfords and* Patter
sons that it was indonvenient to keep
-them any longer. lie gaie Cusin
Susau to understand that her roin
wras. needed, He made arrangemena
to boai-d, the hired men at the vacsat
farim house, and engaged a stout
dairyman anid a~ house servant tc
wait _on L pey. And he telegraphed
to her -father -to -come tar Sylva~
Bridge at oinde..
.'She deserves a treat,'-'---he -said,
"Sp- shall spend- thie" summer i'
A4nd then he went tittell-Li'ey,
-Sh~e trad fainted amnong-thie-btutter
aqps, picking strawberries for tes
Pao.r little:Lucy . --Thermaehinerj
had mtterly reftised to revolve an~
k1ls hert grew cola wthhim~ -,
pb will die 1" he- thotght 1a RM
salheec mindered her "
Bhit "she d14 iot die. She recov
ei her strength by -degrees.
I*I better than meidicine,"'sak
sh4 "to know that Seth is thinIdpg
of me 4fnd for m p."
4ud. pnele Vagl.-5he last straw,
ns shce alled- him.:-had .prov~ed he
didn't yanpher togo as,b'
ilfe did," said Uncle Pu.
.~ UNIgUE lyASIEQ. --
s8OMEUafOUs COeNOMENa AMONG TK!
1- NATION's P-ENsIONERs.
."Ys, I frequently meet queer pe
pie with gaaer gates," sqi~d a prom:
vsent poesion attorney in answer t
the ediession of tihe Star reporter.
e-I can recall a number of name
rof actual living persons," he. cor
$ipged; "gbipli erse es signifiesqt, a
ajILny in tlie~ works of John~ funi
, amnol'Warren or Oharles Dickens
~ P'raise God Barebones' is not a ci:
*cnmstance with some names I have.
~"Ah;" interrupted tbo ques'ionem
g !O yog'2 4earn gazgs ageti
gharaotkr or oceqpatiol t'
"Yes." was the response, "ersam
whose names are snggetive of colors,
as 'Brown' or 'White,' are met with;
so also the names of -Long'and-Short,'
and similar cognomens are so 'com
mon as iot to excite surprise, but
there are many instances where the
appellatio: is peculiarly pointed and
even ludicrous in its effects. For in
stance -Pilgrim Crazylous' is a school
teacher in a Pennsylvaniamining dis
trict, and his name reminds me of-the
time when I sat in an old district
school honse'onihard woodeni
jst behind-. Mi"", haire
learned to -dread' after my mother
bad: made several searching investi
gations of my scalp."
"I suppose Pilgrim boards round ?'
observed the reporter.
"I don't know," laughed the attor
ney, "but here is- a man who ought
tobe one of his scho!ars," and he hand
ed the reporter a letter signed by
"D Slatecypher." ' While the Star
man studied the signature the lawyer
pulled from a pigeon..hore a bundle
of papers and .suddenly resumed :
"'Christly Crow' is a colored preach.
er who was a good soldier during
the war and. was badly wounded.
'He.is now .fighting. Satan. in Illinois
city which is big-and bad, and, I
understand, has bad considerable suc
cess as a minister among his own
race.. I do n't wish to beirreverent"
continned the speaker, "but I have
wet several 'Christa' in my line of
business. 'A. Christ,' from Bethle
btm, not Jndes, bat Pennsylvania, ap
plied through me for a pension, while
'J. Christ, who was a gallant soldier, i
fighting .through the entire rebellion, 1
is how, I believe, a clothing dealer 1
in Pennsylvania -Chi istian Bible' is
an. Indian .Geripn who ought to be a
good nan;'.l,t. b b ave forgotten iat.
he follots for. ajivelihocd."
.Here . the narrator pansed : for a
moment to relight his cigar, which
operation having been accomplished
ie took up a paper and said: . "There
-ia.a. a..tiange relation of nsanes.and in.
.o4&& is surrowth.iu thi.al;e--- "
-; The r.ter. .ezxsined - tt- doeou
ment a.,d.found that 'J.- S--Timber
leg"-was asking Uncle Sam to pen
sionhium hecange he had been man
gled-l'y.a plinter ir, an engagement
before Chai leston in 1864, on account
of- whicbojnry -amputation was ren
dered necessary above the knee, so
that fo" the last twenty years his
name has-been pecnliarly applicable.
A- sL.-iking Oincidence in. this case..
wiis that the, justice of: tle peace. bet
fore whom the' neeeessary- -affidavits
.weire made:signed the name of "Isaac
"Here's anothser:' .sententiously
saidhhe lawyer, as he shoved a-second
application. towards his visitos, '&ho
found that'"TormentLTwist'' was suffe~r
ing the twisting torments of rhenzna.
- tismn. contracted in the winter cam
paign of General Thomas, near Nash
ville.. The reporter regarded the
paper. in contemplative silience, whiichi
wvas.broken by the nttorney. exclaim
ing: "'Dr'ea4sgo by contraries, and
that is.trtie of. names someftinjes,.fQr
or any.o.ther i,ntoxiesting liggo . i.n
bis.lify,..lie.went tluoUga the.wat
.thgsane company. with me,. i.nd
was wou.dd i the Wilderness. I
knew b.i'n well,,and-when be.was here
to see ab?out bis pension. ha ma4e a
rattlj.ng gemperance speeph before a
Qod emplars' lodge in this,.city,
hIieb..he..isited with .rhe." After.
two pree pajuffsat hi 'ia..the.'
speaker went on :" e.o3 g'i.
a compp,ound of schoolboy. slang..and.
is.-an: .unL.l aspe even for aVert
motYne b.it is not more pecnl
iar~ the,n Skye Leaf,' whieb is Indian.
Another enlisted I-udia, saoqt
is known as sa .Ni Ye Uhgter who
was afsabled biy firast bites -out in1
rMonten poe4tgdn the pr-o
ip~tip gi bia m" The speakez
h eys gqu and lit the gas sayipg ss
he 4id so, "1 have a legter frm a
womap out ip pinSinpati. She is a
soldi,er's wloW end js entitled to her
pensjirn. Her name is 'Movingham,'.
wbich I tiiink is a little suggestive of
-Porikp61is, don't you? The report
s~stiiCellessly dazed for a moment,
but recovered sufficiently to gasp :
"I guess I'd better be going,'' and
bid4ing him zigood.night' went down
-the street wonderin~g why people will
bear such names when an application
to the legislature would secure for
them auch appellations as "V.ere da
- ere,~" or yPeppy,''.ar even plain John
B mith.-Washin zon Star.
YannasiABY XKNowLEDGE --The vast
anid -gr-owing cattle interest of the
country, and the annual great losses
of stock should o0int out tq yqagg
- uiap that there i a~ ga gield -foi
;pea:gipraeiee, offerjalg large n
. Nard.' for veterenarXy knowledge,
1 or te beraU N ewe.'
CONQERS.ATON BETWEEN of
Good morning, Mr. Maharg...
Good morning. Mr. AlI Cotton
M.-What's the newses
All C.-Time ar j
sold, and ".no"
for corn, bacon, flour anc o
You can raise ilL that. - a
All C.-Yes. but we don't do it. tb
M.-Did you plant any corn? ta
All C.-I planted three acres, - ne
M.-Good land, I reckon, 70
All C.-Oh, no ; some poor land be
that won't make cotton. on
M.-HIow much corn did ii make ? Wi
All 6.-Not more than five or six th
M.-You did not manure and work
it well, surely. M4
All C.-Never manured it at all, b
planted it twice. of
M.-Well, that did not. pay you.. fr(
All C.-No, there is no pay in it: th,
M.-Well, I make 10 to 15 bushels va
,orn per acre on what I plant.
All C.-How do you .do it?.
M.-.I manure it well and plant ba
;ood land and work it.
All C.-So you don't buy corn ? do
M.-No, sir. ,No farmer ought to so
3Nuy-.corn when he can raise it cheap th
.r than he can buy it. Ai d home th,
aised corn is worti one-third more ca
;han bought corp. Corn. shelled off
;he cob loses its strength ; then the.
bdder and shucks are worth a good
leal to .feed, -as .neither mules nor
iorses.will keep fat on bought. corn.
All C.---That.is so; my mules get Wi
oor in the summer.
3.-You don-t sow o.ts enough. ge
All C.-liaven't got the land to
iA:r:-Ae you maki-g any monev
.- &n d:-=No 1'ave:sunk iroir one
to=two- bundred a year.
M.:-Well, -you take my advice: a
Sow down one-third of your land and
cut down your. expenses, -and then
you will begin to make some money.
All C.--That is good advice, but i
an't do it-this-year. so
M.:-We. can't raise cotton for less
han' tei cents, and when-we don't
Yet that fnor it we lose oney; unless 01
we raise our provisions. .re
All C -:That's so, but'we have got se
into-the habit of planting all cotton th
in,nd it seems haird to quit it. Vil
.-tes, but we must quit it, or th
we-will all be broken up. certain. .h
All 0.--Well, it does really look A
M.--We can make our farma pay w
by raising our supplies, and then all b)
the otton .after'wards that we can to pl
give us money to educate our cliii
dren and for other matters that only
money can do..
Parties who have not received their o
seed will please write at once to their
presentativis Congress appropri.
.ates $100,000 annually for .seeds.
Tweliirdi~ of this sum goes in seeds a
to thie 400 Senators am4 reprefenta. a
tves, anid the Commissionri- Of Agri: h
clture distributes,. the rest throga
otev haaiels. - Each Congressman
Is alotted 5,000 papers of vegetable
seeds and 1,)011 papers of flour seeds, al
to bein'with, In addition, the mem-~
bers froms.tobacco districts have re.
Megve In he p4st-yesr:500 papers or
3 orted tobacco seed each ; the cot.
ton belt members have each had 200 1
quarts of cotton: seed:; the winter
wheat men, have had .200. quarts a-.
piece of thoir staple grgn ; the sprig.
whet 2gepesentatives. have, been
eqili favored, and the corn Cain
greefen have been-blessed1 fa aban'
ance with kiemels of choice maie.
A tihe. Congressmen 'eceived . in
yuly, at the time of the nominating8
convent.ions were,.held, 1L000 papers
o turnip seed each, and grass seed,
three or four bushels to the member.
Sorghum and. sugar beet seeds were
sent to fsyorable dist,ricts.-Maco2t
Sweet Potatoer.-.-What is the use ti
of letting them rot after the trouble 3
of producing stid banking them ? t
low rpany farmers say "my p,otatoes g
rtted ver.y badly iia the banks."' It
was owing to bad management- t
want of air; bruisingg6r unnecessaryi'y
exposurto the c,ld. or rain; Bank f
promptly after digging, aron4 hree
stakes driven in e triatiglp three inch- t
es apg't, i4 4p ~id@e, sof the bank
t let ont -the -air Jr'om the bottom
.bvogh the tob.. TheioVer ecuie- 1:
ly against rain and cap the top so e
that the air can have free eseape. c
as, ote-enderey a
a4houaande th poa eie =?n
.t with yes4yyeer= ango will
er-be fdrgotlen. No,"yoii nae, - "C
ur deeds .wil .be =-leible on lbe
arts you leavebebid, as the ars
the brow of evenig. -Good deeds
ii shine-as brightion tlieea as
e stars of heaven.-Dr. -Cha ximrs.
ToBAcco R rWs -hlee P "ed -
)t region of the$tattsad
p'eculiarly adap to the te. a
tobacco, gentleman who speaks
Rn observation and zperice :ys
p lant can .be successflly ulti
ted in Lexi gton, Richiand or any
unt in th State evea down: to
t water Tands. 3I is neces y.to
e gbod seed' and thorough culti
tion'to make a success of its po
etion, no mattir liow avoiable.the
t 'may be to its growth. .And, for
r, -It requires lrose attention from
planting of 'the.seed until it "is
JUST .s THE.-While:a propacte
reting was being held in Renssa
., a number of ministers stbped
th Mrs. J. W. Davis, and she was
rely- perplexed as to-the means-ofr
tting something good for them to
t. She had triednva
9nld&be found. While she'ws sy
the kitchen preparing the chicfen,
id wondering how she could provide
r her guests. a covey of partridges
w into the. dining room.. The
ors were closed, a number of the
rds caught, and the ministers fared
A SNEEzINo BaWE.-A most in
portune dislocation of the jaw is.
3orded at a recent wedding. It
sins that during.the performance of
e ceremony the bride sneezed so
>lently as to dislocate her jaw at
e critical moment when she. should
,ve pronounced a, soleynn oni (yes).'
sne was uniable to articulate t1e
yrd it was .found necessary for-the
ole party to repair to a surgeon
'fore Lbe ceremnony could bd com'.
-'What is that you say?: ..Harry
arrie4 ! Well, I'll never believe in
en again.' "Why r" The oaths
leye that~ wan-swore to me V"
Well, but you threw him. over,
o've been married three months."
[don't care. He was so devoted.to
e, and when Jaclk.proposed.toime
id I accepted,. Harry declaredthat.
awould be true-to my memory and
oura, me. as...one..dead 'to. hin.'
Well, it's of no consequence no,wto
n.". "He.miight have beien dec-ent
boiflit. He might have gone into
Porsos raos OGEFE Yi s.-T
ig, thick erepe veil Itvety Iuri- ~
as.to the Momplexon.- The- rough
ope rubsthe skinoffan&the polsei
ms matter is taken-:Into the clrenls
onnthat way,. aswellS as t$d
io the langs in. breathing, suck a
ei worn..for two.consecutive years
sdom. falls- to produce evil r'esults
imilar goods about the neck, -and
lack silk and black cotton .goods
Iso prodnce bad effects. Paris has
feather dyers' disease, produced
rom the dye, in which the black
sathers are dipped.
A SECRE'T FoR Grats,-'--want to
sli.you a secret,"-said William Wirt
his daughter. "'The way toimake
ourself pleasing to others is to show.
lit you eare-for them. - Thisis'the
pirit- that gives to your time of life
e sweetest charms. It constitutes
be- 'sum total of all the witchcraft sof
roman, Let the world see'that your
r care is "for 7yourself. and you
rillI spread the solicitude of the opal:
The price of mummies is said tq
e fallen air about seventy-BSe par
ent., sad those who deal In them dre
lore i. a dad glve-away."