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THURSDAj4U EB, 26..1885.
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GARDE :- SEEDlS AND ORION
SETS.. FRESH AND CHEAP AT
ROBERTSON'S DRUG STORE OP
POSITE THE POST OFFICE.
- e. metade some
tie sbnb that we would make a reductioa of
twenty-lve eents on the 'dollar to
yean?rsbhid.n p3ment is again
renewed. - That every one 'in ar
rers~can Set elear of our books by
p&yt A DOL Au . A HALF
due,dof Two v ute s and
.hshcpin,tZ aterm1s. feo e iton
you.. X~ YUS"sl rea.
der ? Three doUars Instead of four - -
for tb Osaor fotir and a halt for
thre iatead of you
4t,06 .cW Onor.?'maI
irm s* RO eMi
73bl,nS, : Ks~ flii .15ossr,be.
cause a1eed- .yeknow how difficult
SIs tot-. ftsa ibe oO. L wil be
. withdrawn in three
Mr. ;. H. gull is our authorized agent <
lathe ol.eetioa.o.aeonntator subserip- e
tion and advertising, and his receipts i
will be aek iewleged by u=. He is also I
duly autboized to receive subscriptions c
to the XTRitAist! iws. 4t. t
Llterary C b.
Efforts are bding made to orgauize a
literary cub in this place. All per
Sons whoN iIaiket:'take -an iiaterest
in this enterpre are requested to meet
at the oiioe otJohanstone &" Cromer on
next T.esday afght, March 3rd.
Rev. J. -DeWRtt -Burkhead, D. D., of I
Texas? will .eonmenee a series of re!i- c
gious servies the Presbyterian Church
at thi ' plade ' iTzrsday night - of this u
week. The public eordially invited to t
atten t esesersiees. a
The mee the Supervisor of Regii
tration :be open at Treasurer's Office a
each first 3onday until the first Monday
in July. t
A. H. KOHN, Supervisor. a
- -. a
Agentsi Wanted. . t
Attenlion is ;alled to the card of Mr. r
Ross A. Smith oCharleston, who e:dis
for Agertto-sell "the great book entitled 0
"Thorns in -the F1e'sh."' Se~e what he
says about flke-ease inwh!eb money can
be made, .and~If you desire to be one of g
the lueljI'ones make,-applIcation to him.
,-2;ugene B, Q:ery waain the ciyv
Friday-on pofessgenal bouse ~
at the Lutheran church on
y evening ofthis aiek .-t
Mr ($od,A.r~owing and his bridie T
passed through -)Tewberry on- yesterdlay
eni route for Thorida,
Messrs. James J. Bonds and Iay ci
SGarlingtonr tetined fromt atrip to )Flor- o
da14, last week, endLegpress- thanselves e
a s beingwe..pleased wth.ha unry.
Ihe Xew er 0t-ee- .
'o ae plsed to s#t thastIeope~ I
entahIalo lass peli ojas ofBiee- being i
aipened yew.ChpeIha.tbeen melized,,
The o0m. .yi1 be et Dr. P. 4. Cannon*. v3
of whic1WiMIs vorthy genatlemyr Is-the p
~. M., and it ias-nmed Vtopis, -a soun~d
ing and~41gnigd.title. 4jt preset, the
mention has been made gaf it by the de
psrt;nent. s~pil owever, pay -the
DcetoF and t sd*stiof the? ie1gh
bg$ggd In $he egnyetlienpq affopdeq.
1paring the fp14iiy *a1miation,
a aher the 1ptergSMpt1se, ia r. .tate a
Tamies IjcCard malle$ous rfisphIe*. We I
4$ a gop4 lboging piero -r presented '
ie;nelVe bsfore0 gus le p and
e5d tha5tt~be gads mag 4hd WI*ee.
The Judge. #nte4 etes just before the ,
.oft coi,g edforfbe sesoq4 -sesson,
7he examRisitonweas4n as~4 M*n'h*t
)y for th~e newly mna4e b,Ide the avidopee 1
* as not suSciont old bu,and>they
Somne. tune during last Wednesday
lght thyie prisoneesprized the doors of
the cee. ysiefre escape from
jaflf eorge Browinwss held under
charge of AsaufftaRd BsirZwth In
gris to MI3t and PIeI! Bow4taI#
p, -Ja'ine 3McCo was pnt in the I
ning befove to swggt pwelh:nary est
Ination next 44y. Brown and Blow-a
bavyfot-been heard from, .Thla is
second esepe for Bowers, XeCord
up npext day -n reported to Jius
Bie.ae that he only wont away in
to bing a awituiees for his trial,
-;s Jsadothe wa la
* apeipaed that our Interesting
4i6t ., A. .of 5rmoley Town,
appedber p'en In ink and fa
-uswlthonot her versatile letters,
ean safely affgrm that the reader~
ialso be pleased. What
haa been the matter with J. A. L.,
lo tIme, we have failed to con
-, or where she has been. Per
abe has Neii a European tour,
latpPm, or to the Exposition at
SOra'nazs, -or perhaps on a visit to
r.- It matters not where, how
JUWtlg she is again at work, We
iSaamption with pleasure and
her on hier ability to write
* ias, In nyCouth G.. ot
spassI ase i( one L-olow .trer' b
a :al -the trit [bhq; lbe pgr
-is rame4v fM Muq4' 496.
Death of Rev. J. W. Kelly.
The Rev. John W. Kelly, we regret
to say, died quite =su,klenly at, Oi-ange
burg, Feb. 18. .'specil dispatclfto the
Nets and Couier from which we.learn
the fact, says:
. The circumPtance= of the death of the
Rev. John W. Kelly, which was an
nounced in the Krtes and Courier this
morning, were somewhat peculiar. Mr.
Kelly had spent the Titght with Dr. R.
W: Bates, and was in his usual health
when he arose in the morning. About
o'clhck, while standing e:gaged in
eonversation, he fell dead at the feet of
The $ev. gentleman was about- 55
cenrs.of age, over 40 of which have been
pentih the harness of the -g=pel. O:ii
frst recollection of him was as the ima
or of old St. James Church, King St.,
Charleston, a few doors-below Line St.,
tad long1-since swept away, and -the
aithful iastor has gone to meet many
>f the members of that early charge,
who preceded him to the better land.
rvco negroes Probably Poisoned.
Mention was made in our last issue of
be fact that it was thought some parties
n the upper portion of the county had
en poi,oned, and that the Coroner ha1i
Eone to hold the inquest. Stanmore
oitune and Alice Wilson died rather
udclenly on the 8th of February 1885.
hhere were rumors and sns,picions .r in
1e Fyt ptonit, that probgbly= there 'had
een foul: -play. - On the't8th these iu
oors of poisoning 'eached or-oner
ass. He went immediately to the
lace and began an investigation. After
mpanelling a jury and examining sev
ral witnessess and. Dr. East the atiend
gphysician, and also the physician who
eld the post mortem~examination, Cor
er- Bass having had the bodies ex
ined. the jury rendered the following
That tlie said Stanmore Fortune and
lice Wilson came to their death on the
th:day of Feby. 1885 by Poison by the
ands of Susan Pitts.
Susan Pitts has been committed to
all to await trial at Sessions Court on
be charge of muider.
Jmost a Row.
A HER ,.D reporter, quite a little fel-:
>w, furnishes*the following-graphie ac.
Dunt of what might have been a serious
)a, among a few young Americans Sat
rday afternoon last. We give it verba
im et literat im. Me and my brother,
nd a colored >oy went kitetying at the
epot, another colored boycanie up be
ind. and his name was Picklutn, and a
igger colored boy took out his knife,
ad iade ont he was going to cut Pick
tim, and Picklum said he was going to
e guard house, to have him arrested,
nd that made him mighty pleased, and
len Pieklun he ran down to the Lan
ms engine and waired there till tme and
y brother came up, and then we went
n and another e4 tored boy named Harp
llered "y the kite," a>Td then-Pick
in, Harp and another colored boy
>t into a fight, and this other colored
>y cursed Picklum, and Harp he hit
Iklum on t' e head with a stick, and
-oke the'stidk, and then they..all ran to
e Factory houses, and Dr. Gilder came
>and took down the names of all ex
pt one boy, who gave a wrong name.
bring these uy to the council. I am
ad I was not iin'the fight and~ next
si I will not be caught with such boys.
bis is all I knor.:
:r. M, Foot's Assignmnent.
Mr. M. Foot, one of the largest mer
iasof this place, made an assignment
i the - int, for the benefit of hia
-editors. Mr, Mordecai Foot is the as
rv, Foot had purchased a large stock
Sgoods and in consequence of the dull
'son he was unable to dispose of them.
3s stock Is now estimated to be'not less
ian G#5,030,~ This together with the
sor. collections.ot last year is assigned
the reasons of his emubarrassmnents.
'he total amodnt- of his liabilities wili
robably not exceed $50,000,
The t'otal amount of liability of the
Ireties (of whom Mr. F'oot is one) on the
iggnt under the Moses bond will not
P. Oberdorfa3r, of Charleston, has a.
ogagir.i ig00 Habry Sauney of
ew Yrfa -ufortgageof lif,000, and
tto- 1Klettner of this town a mortgage
t $5,000, making a total in mortgages
We'give below 4-list of ere diors who
gye Issued attachmeets and the amits,
i their algirs,
Thee ar'e seve'14 otilar ored1teovs who
mav npp yet issued any attachm~ents,
!bs~ total liability not including the
mortgages will probably not exceed $;30,
Vin. Brvce*Co, e681.79 New York.
4H, Mann 1025.75 Baltimiore
eon FranikedSons 1141.38:"
,'~ " 771 .20 "
ates, fleed & Cooley 1678,59 New York
~ustin Wishols 4 Co. 961.05
.WWegener 4 Co, 3709,87 Charleeton
true L.oeb & Co, 684,75 Phila,
teip & pros, 659.13 "
; B, Claf#in & Co, 20-22.08 New York
ieo, Boutree 882.65 Richmtoud
ro. T. Broadnax 437.79~N. 0.
r, W, Brigham & Co. 771.25 Boston
Iaelstadter Bros. 828.00 New York
)enzer.Sternl & Co. 862.00 New York
). Whitehill-& Co.. 81,13-Baltimore
rcob Hecht & Co. 888.25 Norfolk.
LGahanBates & Co. 199.91 Charleston
Towmake this annoneement.gives us
nfnite pain, as In our whoke circle of
,equainance there Is no one whose bu
ieas misfortuine could touch ~us more
cately. An honester man than M. Foot
ie do not know, and we hope that he
il tide over the diffleulty,. and come
it all right.
' Wants the Facts Ence.
Mr. Editor:--I and my nelghbors have been
edomany times into buying different things
or de liver, kidneys and blood that have done
is more harm than good. I feel it due your
eaders to advise them when an honest and
pod medicine like Dr. Harter's Iron Tonic
an be bad. Yours truly,
Feb. 10,1mr. A' OL.D SnnscaRISR.
'Ae any members of your family thus af-.
licted ?" Hava .they serofulous swellings of
he glandst? IHae they any scrofulous pores
r ulcers? If so, and it should be- neglected.
he peculiar taint, or pozson. may deposit
tself in the sub'stance of the lnngs, producing
hnsmption2. Lo,ok weIl to the condition of
oar family, and if thus zfflicted, give the prop
r remedy without delay. B~uy that which
nkes absolute cares In the shortest space of
lde. The unerring finger of public opinion
nsto B. B. B,. as the most wonde:ful reme
fo eouaever known. *You need not
tae eur a ord-YOU need not know our names
r.eif is all vou seek Ask your neighbors,
ietheir certilites and be coincd that B
B. s thre nuickest and moat perfect Blood
r'O before known. yeb. .5-6 lrm.
The vaIWosd tank near the town < f
Lurensi was aecdetally destroyed by
Tu :0 kesdsy mprning lest- Tilt
eee,Mr. $tspnOf is a blhad iman, and
sytl ie' ipust Iigve been cojmmun.
a to the saLten lunder work.
BY. OUR SPECIAL.
The Prosperity corre=pondeht of t11
"Obserrer" and the local of the "HER
ALD," both erred in cavi?g, that 'Mr
B. B. Iair had been app:inted a Tria]
Justice vice T. L. Schumpert re-igned.'
Mr. Schumpert has not resigne'd. , Ne
berry is entitled to .birteen Trialgjsr
tires, eleve i oI this number ~er9 ap
point'"d during the Iatc sesiotn of the
Legisliture and co1firmed by the Sei
ate. Two, viz: Messrs. J.- i Iby and
B. B. Hair have been nppoiute.l since
the a 'j.:rnnent of the General Ass-'u
bly. The place= have all been filled by
appointment and it is us -less for the ap
plicants in No. 9 to file their petitions
until a vacancy shall oc;:ur by res9gtii
tion or otherwise. I expect Judge Schum
pert has fdt cross-eyed at the "0" .and
"H" several timles during the past week.
especially when his friends would en
quire of him: Leci, what made you re
'sign so soon ?
The concert for the benefit of the
Governor's Guards netted $150.50. This
with other valuable presents which have
been presented and raffled, gives About
$400.01, which have been received from
the citizens as a conti-ibution to their
Cleveland -Inaugural fund.. The te*
berry .ifies bh'ould 'ive iade an'tffort
to be on the spot with at lea-t.twenty
four of the boys.
Dime Readings are very popular in the
city at present. On Friday evening last
there were three. Oae at Mr. W. I
Duffi.'s in aid of the Ladies' Society.of
1st Presbyterian Church. One at Mr.
M. L. Kinard's by the la-li s of the
Baptist Church, the other at te Col
umbia Female College under the auspi
ces of the'"Wightman Literary So iety."
They were all largely attende-!. Thy
are much enjoyed in as much as the
social feature is made prjni :e:it by,
those in whose hands the'arr. ugement
of the programme for the ev:ning is
Mr. H. D. Elliott, has been app )inted
Sher:ff for Beaufort County vice Jas. P.
Boyce, deceased. Be:Lufgrt wa4 the on
ly County which elected a R p.rblican
Sher:ff at the last election. Th- Repub
lican-s have been u:f.ort:ante i:i their
selections. The Sheriff elected by them
in 1880 died early in January 1883, and
was succeeded by the present appoi:itee;
Capt. H. D. Elliott.
At the meetingof the National Grange
held at Nashville, Tenn., in November,
1814, the delegates representing the va
r:ous States and counties of Amer-a,
presnt-d without a dissenting voice the
nam - of the Hon. D. Wyatt Aikein for
the Cabinet po-ition of Comm'ss:oner of
Agr:culture, by the adoption of the fol
lowing resolut ion:
Resolved, "That the National Grange
Patrons of husbaudry, in annual m e ig,
do most earnestly petition the Pres:d -ut
elect, w hen inaugurated, to a;-p>,nt, in
the interest of Agricultur -, the Hon.
D. Wyatt Aiken, of South C:n-o:A:u a~
Comnmissioner of Agriculture."
Resolved, "Th.at the Worthy Master,
and- Secretary be Instructed to present
this petition, In person,-to the Predi,lent
elect at the earliest convenienec-."
In addition to the foregoing r-es -l:
tions the following additionail re-olution
wa adopted :
Resolved, "That we earnestly re.quest
the delegates to this National Grange to
bring .the Resolution adopted .by this
Grange, requesting that Bro. D). Wyatt
Aiken be made Commissioaer of Agri
culture, before their respective .State
Granges, and ask their co-operation."
In acedrdance with the Ar<t Resolu
tion ailopted, the Worthy..Ma-er,. Mr.
J. J. Woodman and Worthy .Secretary,
Win. M. Ireland, called upon the Prtesi.
dent elect early inDecember and in behall
of the National Grange -preseited the
Petition by Resolution adopte4 recom,.
'ommiending Colonel Aiken as com
taissioner of agriculture. After the ad.
journmnent of the National G,ange peti
tions- wer tignell and forwrd1ed .by.the
State Granges ; which were pra-ented tc
President Clevelanud by Mr. Irela di
giving Col. Alken the nnanImens dan
dlorsemxent of the Gra,nges and Farmera
repre-ented there-im without regard tc
politie< or party. Nothing -Save hard
work and a . wli:ngness- to exert -every
powe. at his amimand. couldu have se
cured une.olicted the endorsam&ent glyoc
eby -the F'armers of the entTresotutry,
In addition to the above, Senator Butie:
called upon Mr. Cleveland-as the Repre
sentative of South Caridlina, anst the
friends of. Col. Ailken, ask1ng his 'ap
point ment. I- feef' safe fii syig~ ha
there has been no nameprese4.ed for-s
position in the Cabinet, with a better
evidence of his qualifications furni-hed
than that. submitted, by the friends of
Col. Aiken. Yet we are told that the
National Asssociatlon at New Orleani
recommrenxded as Commissioner, Mr.
Fr. C. Morehe-ad.- The question has
b:-en asked, "who is Mr. Moreha-ad ? H
is certainly a new man In the agriectiti
ral world." I have heard nothing thal
would entitle him to special com4d.
erat ion on the part of the Farmers.
remlnds .me of the men, who were
conspicuous by theIr absence in the
late war, but who would be found on all
public occasions telling whatd ie hadl don
to save the col.intry, also of the non c an.
tributing voter who durin'g the struggle
of the campaign would prophecy fail-:rx
appear indifferent about going to the
And it is a matter of regret, that charac
ters like these often obt.dn the si-gnat uret
and support of .persons who know that
they are not entitled to any of the bene;
fits bestowed upon citizens, soldiers oi
patriots for merit.
The farmers of -South Carolina would
like to know the reason for silence or
the part of the delegates of thuis State,
when the name of Mr. 3loorehead we
presented in the WV. C. P. Associatiom
they knew that Aiken was the choice
of S. C., and that every delegate to whon
the petition of Col. A. had been presen
ted, hadl recommended his appoinitme :t
then why did they not speak for S. C.
polls butr, who would cie with the veteran
in el:iiming honor to himself for hav:na
aided in securing such a great iet ory, af
ter the battle had been fought aund won
The Presbyterian Mission church ot
Richland Street, between Richardson an'
A.sembly, was Dedicated on last Sun
day afternoon. Mr. T. Kinc-ead th<
Su~pt. of the Sunday school gave an ac
euunat of the Mission work, from its be
ginning, 14 months ago, to the prese:ftI
Trhe lot on which the building is in cours
of completion, had been bough-tn and paia
for (having cost them 81,000.00.) The;
had reason to hope that the buildin,
would soon be completed and paid foi
and had every reason to feel encournae
in their undertrking. Rev. J. L. Girsi
deau. D. D., preached the sermon. Tb
opening and closing ceremonies wei
participated in by Drs. Boggs & Heml
hill and the Rev. L. 3IcKinnon, Past<
- For the Heraid and News.
From Florence, S. C.
Late, but opportune fi
Mieelsior's Valentine.. of
You !Il flaano comfort, nor find any rest, in
In tii4 worlf of trouble arid strife,
Till a love-slaftpigrees your bachelor bre:ist,
Autl-ye* take -parrner for life.'
''' PEOPL&EET' tAR lED. Be
"Two soula %vith but a.singlethought.
Two hearts that beat as one " P
Thonh it i very i-ommon to repro-ach
old bachefors with thi-r celib:t-y. and to
pity old manids :s - if " single blessed- W*
Iess (t were a. misfortmune. eet- many
mari ied- people. hare .reen fit, to offer I
apologies for laving .entered into what f
sotne profane. wag ha,s called the "holy Ch
:bands of paIlok." One man married C
to get"a housekleper, another to get rid
of bat- company. M:ny women declare u
they get .married for-the sake of a home;
few acknowledge that their motive was Jev
-toget a husband. Goethe averred that
he got married tobe "re.pectable." John ub
' WilkeA said he took a wife "to please a
bia friend."' Another, who espoused his .nt
housetlaid,"said"he did it "to spite his i
reltions." "A-widow, who married~a Ch
's'Ptziband' -said she wante"d some
ibo7, bti eidole-wi thb'erth'elosrof
her tirst. Another to get'rid of'inces
saut importunity from a crowdof suitors. gla
Old maids who get married invariably cal
assure -tlieir friends that they thought ma
theyCiild'be "more useful" as wives
than as spinsters. Nevertheless, Quilp Crt
gives iafis opinion that- niaetenths
of-all persons who marry, whethei wid- the
owa orewidowers, virgin or bachelors, do
so foi-,the sake of getting married.
S A rrENTIO; ,MOTHERS. -(
S;lly,yu.ggirl+-and most of young A
girls ar silly in matters of dress-deform cou
their b6dies for life 'y wearing eorsets ant
laced se as' to coipre-s the lungs andB
heart,;and force downward the ab.lomi
nal organs into unnatural positions,
whet, by,the compression of the blood
vess,as4 the organs of the abdomen be
come oiigested, and conditions are de- L
.elopeti'roanwliich ~they can never.re
moveri. -4he great regret is that so many Bail
of them :remain silly, and that even BoB
mothera ;may be found as silly as the Beri
girls. Corsets which are used to destroy hlai
the vit" l organs of our girlc are capable :ar
-f t n?vastly more harm than the little Con
iron,h.r which are used to destroy the
feet of -Chinese ladles, becau:e' of the Eva
greater -importance of the organs in
voed.-. A young -American girl would iler
have no:diffi.alty in.seeing th.rt the coin- lir,
pi-essed and. deformed baby foot of a ,
Chinesu"ilady is not handsome, but it is JanT
really too bad that she cannot be made ye
to see that -her permanently deformed
body, with her-ribs all crushed in'upon
her yital organs, is not beautiful by any I
meaus. - Ge
. Cuaious LovE LETTER.- re
Madaa-,-Most worthy of esti:nation .
AflVr long consi.leratio . and much
meditar:o'. on the great reputation you
posse.ts in the nation, I have a- stro'ng
inen:m4ion to become your relation. On "a
yotir utpp:*obaution of this- deelaration, I fr
shall unt ke preparation to remove my per
Sit.atiomn, to a more convenient station,
to profess my admiration; and if su-ehi ofi
oblation is worthy of' observation, -and "
can obtain commisser-ation, it will be an tiu
aggr.uodization beyond all calculation of cr
the joy and'exaltation.-w
- . - 'Your's, --.
Flor ence,S. C., Dee. -, 18S4. --hor
-- THE M~iSW3!E.' - 'of
Sbi perused your' 'oratiasn -with. sul
much delber,ation.e and a little conlste r
uation, at .the-great inifatnation of--your doc
imagirnation4 o -shew- .sch ve.reestIonP
on -so 'sVght ai foundation.. But after to
~.xitmiation a~n'l muchl serious,contem-l del
pl.utin, I sulpposed your animation was
-the fi'tt-of -vereationt, or had sprung vet
- rimt-denttion1 to- display your'edu. ~
-daIloi',. by an Qdd enumeration. or rather Sw
nsit1iHaston,. .of. words. of -the same
tetniinag~on, though .of .geat variation pam
ni eat-b "respectiv~e significationi.. Now '
without Nsputation, your laborious ap- bc
~liesticsv in -s'o tedious att occupation, al
aeras -cominemoratIon, andt thinkig
Your, . 0. l .be
wiboit'h "-'" -be-a
NE-OR, N. Y. Dec.,.-- 1884. 4an
'Ju.ad hink of tis-niedley. On'March hto
4, .bei:rg inangurati-m day, andall the deo
'world. expects to'see me on- that"day, I *~
sMliGeave hee on, the 4let., -and you'
-*111:uo4 hear fr.inue in. three weeks.
Whedu; In Yew York, I will call on all. .d
the rich ~old widows and wealthy spi.
st-rr'inyhow, and may possibly tak-ei
-a few-divorced- millioneiresses (charge D'
thisf-bWeter; andI mi:iy'he -Lord lo
po :all -of 'us for the -balance of the t
day,- pietelarly upon your hurried -
- - -EXCELSIOR.'
- - usa
- Partpers -are very uneapy about the
ot crop, -butithink'tiray are not as
-badly -frozen OUta sOne 'think. . It is
damaged some,howererswithout-at doabt.'
I am very sorry to.report the sickness
of our esteemed friend, Mr.Frank Wright.
Tis s the second stroke 'of paralysiss
for h'. 'He at'-this -timl3 Is si6ing very Fi
well. - - - -- - - N
Mr. F'rank Kellev is very ill, suifering th
from ani old wound-received in the thigh i
during.:the late -war. .We are very sorry
for Friak,.for the confederaite army did-a
not haie a nobler 'soldier in it than him. a
-- Mr. John G. Miller is not the least be-. t
hinid our friend L. W. P. R.. In being P~
made one of the happiest, -oy taking a
-ne~w comeiinto his family, weighing be- ou
tween 12} tol3 lbs. -John is very proud,4(
.this being-his first, ' oc
-We *111.ha've-a big-sale Personal prop- e
erty on theith of March, at the residence fo
~ of Mrs.NXance Miller, deceased. .t,
-'I think fgrmers ought to plant sor-e
-ghom- largely, for it.is good for.stock as b
a wen. asm:pn..- We h:ave a farmer who 'as
~ plant? It l1rditdof 'millet foi- his mules
Sand they eat it very heartily and thrive -
well. I woid'as'soon' have the seed for'
dwork stock -as oats, and'believe It will .
- makp asamuch or mor e, in bushels, to
e 'th ace . .. J.A. N.
rThe cotton factory at Grar.itevile Al
1ken Cenhtia Is now rnningf ilii timne
Varluua and All About.
It is said that you can't freeze a cat.
But you can make it too hot for him.
It is easy to look down on others, to
look down on ourselves is the difficulty.
The L' nten season commenced on
Wednesday last, l8th inst., and will last
just forty days.
It is in vain for a man to be born for
tunate, if he be unfortunate in his mar
King Street, Charleston, is to be
adorned with another B.tr-room. The
attractions daily increase.
Flowers are the sweetest things that
God ever made and forgot to put a soul
"Negro Tenantry-Southern Ruin,"
from the Cultivator & Dixie Farmer, will
be published in our next issue.
There is said to be not a single young
man within the corporate limits of Ogle
thorpe, Ga., who chews tobacco.
The story .f George W.'s little hatchet
could now be told the children with
A negro child, in Elbert County, be
came enraged because it- mother in
sisted on washing its race and helil its
breath r:itil it died.
Interesting :1iformation can -be ob
tained.by looking .at the dates opposite
your names on the HERALD. Examine
The Ocala, Fla., Item says that Dr. J.
M. McIntosh returned from Hernando,
Thursday last, who he had been on busi
La-t Friday, says the Marion Star,
was a duli day with the merchants. We
heard one say be took in 25 cents, an
other $>.25, and another $5.85 cash.
Saturday was almost as bad.
Mrs. Cameron, the mother of the cor
respondent recently slaili i:. battle, has
been given a life pension by the London
Standard, in the employ of which jour
nal young Cameron was.
In a dry goods fight at Chambersburg,
Pa., one firm put the price of calico
down to one-quarter of a cent per yard,
where-upon the rival concern offered
calico at one-eighth of a ce-nt. or eight
yards for a cent.
Life is made up. not of great sacrifices
or duties, but lit tle things of which
smiles and kindness and small obliga
tions given habitually, are what win
and preserve the heart and secure the
Surely those of our citizens who have
visited the New Orleans Exposition
must have been disappointed in the
trip, else they would have given their
friends through the HERALD an account
of it. Not too late yet.
Do you want a bargain in steel pens?
Do you? Well, come right along to the
HERALD Book Store, and you can get it
and no mistake n hatever. A whole
gross, one hundred and forty-four steel
pens for only 50 cents.
The lat-est on dit is the rumored mar
riage of Gen. Tomn Thumb's widow to
"Count Rdsebud," one of the magie
brothers; The wedding ivilf be of a pri
vate character at the wiow's home, af
ter which they go on a bridal tour of six
months through Europe.
Khartoum is the chief nityawetl as
the Capital of theSoutlan country claimed
by Egypt. It is located on the pennin
sula formed by the junction of the Blue
and the White Nile. This is where Gor
don fell. And we advise citizens think
ing of emigrating not to go there, they
may also fall.
In populatIon . Spartanburg County,
says the Herald, st ands: fifth lnathe State,
but in wealth second only to Charleston,
and in ednoation, number of schools,
average attendance, it stands 1irst.
These facts speak much for the Intelli
gence. thrift anid enterprise of the peo
ple of this county,
NotwithstandIng the fact that kissing
Is pronounced by thp medical fraternity
as .Injurlons to health, there are rash
boys.and girls who osculate every op
portunity afforded tinem. We have time
and again given adylice to the young
people on yarlouas subjects, and now we
say kisa not unless undeV partieular cir.
F'ive- hundred doflars for apair of shoes
seems a high price; but it has been paid
by one of thoeleyeHofY ewor.
They were of white satin, and were em
Bioidered with pearls.
[We are almost deterred from inserting
the above, lest some of our lady readers
order shoejQf the same qualIty and pice.
Stolenski, of ErIe. Pa, the Pole whose
wife was murdered a few days ago, last
night married :he- sister.- A banquet
was spread upon -the table~ upon which
two weeks ago was stretched the corpse
of his wifo. Stolenski's son, who killed
the woman and escaped- hanging by a
technical flaw in the indictment, was
present andl danced with his mother-In
"At the rink a young maiden named
Was quite-rapidly leara lng to state;
When becoming too rash',
She went down with a crash,
And the "dull thud" was heard in the
Now this lamentable accident did not
happen in Newberr>, for the reason that
we have no rink. Our young men
should revive it.
The total number of banking institu
tions that fuiled In 1SSt is 121, elev'en of
which were national banks, 22 state
banks and 77private banking institutions.
Nineteen of these failures are traceable
to the fraud of bank officers; twenty-five
of them resulted from unfortunate op
erations in stoeks, disconnected from
the element of fraud; anilsixty-seven, or
more than one-half of them, were due,
either directly or inditeetly, to some
form of speculation.
One man spoils a good repast by think
ing of a better repast for another day.
Another one enjoys a poor repast by
contrasting it with noue at all. One
man is thankful for his blessings. An
other is morose for his misfortunes.
One man thinks he is entitled to a better
world, and is disatisfied because he has
it not, Another thmink<~ he is not. An
other thinka he Is not justly entitled to
any, and is s.atisfied with this. One man
makes up lIs accounts fr'om h:g wants
jannther from his assets.
Unprecedented Offer ! !
d TO MEET THE PRESS:RE,
k AND INCREASE Our SUBSCRIPTION LIST,
The Herald and News
of IS OFFERED
FOR .THE BALANCE OF THE YEAR
For ONE -OLLAR- only
TO ALL OLD OR C-EW SUBSCBIBEP!t1
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r Send or bring in your dollar. right
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e STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY .OF. NEWBERRY,
IN THE COURT OF COMMON
s Joseph J. Darlington, Trustee,
Wm. G. Wright; et al.
n Ey order of the.Court- I will sell at
public outcry, on the first Monday in
d March, 1885, at Newberry Court House,
all that lot of land. together with the
k bnildings thereon (late the property of
Mr#. Mary R. Wright),- in the town of
- Netvberry, 'in the County an'd State
-afot-esa, containing'a lialf-tcre, rore
or. less, bounded by Caldwell street,
Boundary street, by the Feihale-Aca
e em lot and'by Johnstone street.
3s 'BERS: Purchaser will be required
to pay one-third of the .purchase money
in cash, and to secure the- balance,.pay
able in one and two years, with interest
's .ron the day of -sale, by .a bond and.
s mortgage of the premises, and a policy
of Insurance on the buildings.. The pur-.
chaser, though, may pay the whole bid
in cash if desirable.
SILAS JOHNSTONE, Master.
Master's Office, 9 Febry, 1885.
Feb. '12, 7-3t. 7.50.
Dr. S. POPE.
T OFFER MY PROFESSIONAL ser
. iices to the citizens of the Town of
Newberry in all of the Departments of
Medicine, except Obstetrics. My engage
ments are such that I cannot visit cases
outside of the Town. Any such desir
ing my services must cone to rie.
I make a specialty-of diseases of Fe
males, and of Chronic -diseases.
Office, on Friend Street, near -the Fal-.
law House, in the newPool Building,
SAMPSON POPE, M. D.
THE STATE OF SOUTH CARO
LINA. COUNTY OF NEWBER
RY-IN THE. COURT OF PRO
John t. Floyd as Executor &c , of Jas.
B. Floyd, Deceased, Plaintiff, against
Drucilla A..Floyd, and others, Defen
Complaint to sell lands to pay debt..
All persons having demands against
the estate of -James B. Floyd deceased
are hereby required to. render in and
r. establish, the same before this court on
or before the.31st day of March 185.
Fb J. B. FELLERS, J. P. N. C.
Sale of Personal Property.
S We will sell at the -late' -residence of
N cyMiller. deceased,- on Thursdny,
~ the 5th day of March, 1885, at pnblic
: outcry, all of the Personal Property be
s-longing to the estates of Johrn G-. Miller
-and Nancy Miller, consisting of Mules,
s Cattle, Sheep, Hogs,. Bee Hives, 2 Bug
gles, 5 Wagons. Plantaition Tools of all
kinds, Whieat, Oats, Cotton Seed, Corn,
a Fodder, Blacksmith.;Tools, Carpenter's
b- Tools, Householdand Kitchen Furniture,
ee and many- other -aites 'too^-te'didus to
mnentio.- . -.
-1 .,J..G. MILLER,
Agents for the Heirs.
io February 17th, 1885. ---8-2t.
*Roads and Streams.
Superintendents and Overseers of pub
or lecroads are hereby notified and required
Ii to put the same in good'repair immedi
7B mo nth olyners shall during athe
yestresams of -water *on their" lands 'ai1i
n.t trash, tree, rafts ajld.tlimber.
ast By order of County Commnissioners.
mis -JAB. -K. Pr GOse.s, inck.
of -Feb3U-4d...... .. -
The County Omilssioners will be at
Mudlick 'Crek F. 11.' DoinieIk% Hill
-place, on.th&adleadlngfrid Work
mantu's fridet 10 a. m.Jrliday, Enreh
.,thnxtfr depurpoia,t aw gjin.a
.. oontratM bin$d ig 4-brTk~ge a~se te,e
mer said Creqk at tffist~pngut.-Sad and
er -speeificadons to he segegeanwhile la.
.ethe officef the'CortiMirsa'~
The 'oirSnssioii wuIrietatter
.offBce at 10-a-m;- Tuesdry, March 10th
.next 1or14b( pugee of ~nsidering
Id date f8r thfIiebuiflding' of n~bt 110 feet
.of brick wall as:ound the. Coun ty -Jali.
-By order of Co.unty Coilmpissio.ners.
.J&s. K.?. GooAmme, Clerk,
.* Feb. 15--8-td. --
og Admitintratora 1Notice.
2 All persons havinoc detaands agatnat
ras the ,estate di Maximniflian. Coppock,. do..
cf eased~, are hereby notified to p resent
j .the same-'properly sii d,and those
use inidebt'ed 'to.samne wlH nabe-paymnent fa
res the undersigned immediatey
feb 19 8 5t Adri'r, 't'e bons n~on,'
GNMWOPD UIJ&lRS kAIdWANUR 3. &'
Orrics Grn.axAI Fuhzoar ANDu PAsasaa
Augusta, Ga., Febra.iry 5th, 1885.
ofThis Road is now cmpleted toLeurens,S.
rst C,, a dietaries of 28 miles from Greenwood, S.
C . and Train Service will be regularly estab
ess lished 0n and after Monday. 9th inst.
the The Stations are In the following order:
ioe Stations.. Miles frnn Greenwood.
se Coronsc............................... 7
id *High Pomnt.......................... 20
.th, 'eFlag Stations.
En- The Road is being speedily pt:.slhed through
.nd to Spartanburg. E
mid E.T. CHARLTON,
the General Freight and Passenger Agent.
itu Feb. 14. 6t.
the To Rent.
te The Hall over Cloud & Smith's Cloth
id ng Store, occupied as the armory for
ag Newberry Rifles, is to rent.
Apply to CLOUD & SMIT H.
en- .Nov 27'tif
ana - Duty ofState Legisatures
[er, Legislation in, every State ;bould regu
late the a ih.: anid. usa of trio mnanya poisons re.
sorted to by women In tlair dedperation.to oh
tain beau iful comp!-xloni. -There exibts in
3. Dr. Harter-a fron Tonic everyv :-rqui.ie to ac
rest comnplish tha oibject without injuring bealth
r& M endanarince life Felt. 12. 1m,
1885 -, 1885 -1885
tMes its Bow
or a Continuation o'
3estowed upon it in the
Is a Fitting Time to
Begin a Subscription.
Subseribe for the
$2 per Annum
In All Varieties
Neatly & Expeditiously
And Fancy Articles.
On Sale at
Our Book Store.
THiOS. F. GEEmEE.
Beth Eden Gatherings.
Sirs. J. S. Renwlek has been in b
e weeks snf'ering from a severe atta
Dr. Carlisle reports but little sickne
the community with the exception
ghs and colds since the return
th extremely cold weather.
dir. A. Sligh expects to ioveie.tr
)ur. farmers are- d&ing nothing.
)ur churches are not largely atteude
resume on account of weather,..
):ir sehool is now under the. efficiet
nagement of M3is Lilian Glenn. W
lcom". her to our midst and hope hi
F will be a lon' and pleasant one.
Iiss Mattie Cook who lias been hei
some months visiting relatives, hit
e to see the Misses Cannen of. e
'hey will marry. Rey. Bedenbaug
tes them occasionally_and. so doe
r. McMorri , for on .last. Thursda
a man five feet and a woman almo:
were married by-one, and the oth<
rried a man (60) sixty to a woma
fr. J. I. Fair and wife have. move
3 their new house mar King's Cree
fiss Cora Catini is teaching at t0
treh school house.
ol. Y. 'J-Pope *orshlIpped at'the I
P. Churci last Sabbath.- We will1
d to see him whenever his busitre
is him to his phntatiou. and her
ins .over Sabbath. -
Ve are sorry th:t Beth Eden, King
ek and Mr. Bethel, three church
)ur neighborhood, ltve preaching c
'he Grain crop=, says Dr. Renwic1
l be sorry ind -e,.
)ur roads are in a terrible conditioi
shame for som -b.idy either people <
Qmissioners. Do look after the roa(
I work them well is the request '
; Eden comtnity. Yours,
NEwBERRY C. H., S. C.
st of advertised letters for week endit
. 21, 1885:
ton, Alice Johnson P
ey, Mrs RE Kibler, Salie
,nd.Mi-s M F Lyles, Rachel
ind, Miss Helena Lewis, Henry
ry, Wm Y ' Marra, Calvin
r, Johnnie Meredith Amanda
pock, Mrs S S Payne, Jan M
non, Charlie Reid, W. A
nrs, .lmes Summers; D P (2)
is. Mrs James Sims. Elizabeth
art, Cat herine Simkins Emma
ns, Mary Spence, Caroliue
n, Wm Thompson, Rob
am, I) WV Tood, Jonn
1, ix. Corelia Thompson, Maggie (
ry. Amanda White. Lucy
gin<, Richard Westingr, Beton
'.on. Muci Gyall, Fred
1-, Ephriam Waters, Mrs
urties calling for lett--r: will'please say if e
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Iy Rev. Seymur. F.eh. 25,. inst., M
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,s May D. Blalock, of Goldville, La
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nty reaider of this paper who will send
-cent stamp, to the American Rural Hon
ustater, N. Y , berore March 15th, 38
Ireceive that hantdsome paprir, poetz
until Jauary Ist. 1886 'Tbe Rurali
~e eigt:-.page, forty-columa \VEEKLY
:1o - ini its lifteenItJ year, and the che.
fur mn j >irna l in the world. l'he price
,o1br a yea.r in advamnce,.but the abo
r of tingy e.-ts ia pO-tage stamps will
ep- id If sent in ber'orre. March 13th, 181
s Special Offer n ill not .appear again
p.iper. If you -.rut the Rural liome, sin
h. at oce. Send f'or sample copy, and
ut a Lrirain is offered, Feb. 14, 2t,
havehbeen using for a inonth or two inst
isehold Swiffts Specide; the greater por tie
t avlie been consutned bv the, female pc
of ay family, and' with'the happiest i
ts. Is aeted like-tcarn on-miy-wi1. w
I been ina- bad health for i-long time, at
whom I tiad paid hundrne. of dollars
tore mand medicines. "It began to oI
from the first do..', Another female mel
of my istmily took Is with equally sadisfi
f results,. It Is eertsaly the best tonic
leste. iadleis thai 1 bere ever -used, and
re tid. .them all. . have -no doubt .th
at. of exercise, close confnement in pool
.tilated hon-ec, sewer 'gas 'yoison andi n
ial poison -often produce sickness among c
res,. daughters -and sistors; and I belie
Ifs's SpecitalIs ihe-remedy for all this.s
blood poisoning. I linow'many of the b
milies of this county gro using is for tC
rpose, nd I have never known or beard
i falre to give entire satisfactiop. I ha
awir the remedy a long timie. I know It
entirely vegetab'e, and the- best tonic a
stative, especially for females,
F. L Joxas, J. P ., Quitmian, Ga
for several years past my wife's heaalth i
in exQttedlagiy feeble-a genueral break.,do
the nervods system. She .was greatly
led inm fesh. N-: remedy seemed to doI
r good. In the spring of 1883 [ induced I
try Swift's Specinic. The first bottle gW
hope and twenty bottles produced we
-ful results, She gained thIrty pound'
ii and It renovated her whole system. Il
taigLy the greatest touic In the world.
-T. J. HzoolNI
adian Springs, Ga., Nor, 8, 1884
l'reatise on 1:lood and SkjaI liseses mal
xau Swzz. Sasomi'o Co., Draer-er 3,4t1
Ga. ' . - -- . Feb. 28, 9-1I
mn't Give Up -Yet.
t doesn't follow that a patient 'will die
iso the doctor .have "gIven him np,"
LC he will recover becanse they promise
nll himathrosgh." lt isinever toolate to'
great 'irtnes of ParkEr'S Tonic. Mr. III
i uilfoyle, of Bnghampton-, Y., i
red of RheumatIsm 5y it--atter Nr- yers
speakable sugering. Mr.-R. ten MosI
aggist, of same o1tyv, stties.thaW. hassa
sr a thoninand bottles of Parke'st To
ough Its reputation for this and other en
--OF T H-.
NEW ENTEBPRISE ! A JEW SEVE
COLUMN WEEKLY JOURNAL.
io be-devoted so the lntercsts of the peo)
led with; Choice Literature, Edueatlo
stea, Dissertions on. Agriculture, Hiortici
t, truck Farmiing, etc. And in fact, eve
ng pertaining so the growth and welfaure
ohigious, thinking anad reading public. P
ae comnes out 11th Feb. 1885.
3elievinmg, as we do. in this age of busin
Ivity and quick informatIon, It is only
VE and enterprising who can keep p
t the rapid progress of passing evei
preciating this, the undersigned propo
furnish a FIRST CLASS WEEKLY NEV
EPERl, a medium whereby the wants
shes of a growing town and commnt
a be made known to themselves and
tside world. We are determined that
urnal shall be tbe .embodiment of trt
sed on purely democratic principles
mpromising in our devotion to peace
od will to all, and our social, spiritual a
>ridly needs. Obedience to the laws is
undation and ground-work of youth
tiability In maturer-life and christian exi
ice. mind to attain this great.end we m
ucste and elevate the masses.
Realizing that sobriety and industry is
sis of wealth and success in sctisi;polic
d mo?al devetopmnent thro.ugh life, we
ce to -wield our pea fearlessly and with
straint for the benefit of the people.
We take the liberty of calling special at
n so the unexceptionally Low Price of
urnal, viz: One Dollar and a bait per
sty, in advance,
Soiceiting a liberal patronage from the 3
utile and Planting public,
I am respeotfully
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McCormick. 8. 4
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