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MOSES M. BROWN,
MARKET STREET, 0RANQRBUKG, S. ?.,
(next noon to Stbaus * Street's mill.)
HAVING permanently located in the town,
would respectfully solicit the patronage of
the citizens- Every effort will be used to give
June 18,1873 18 ly
PjpHE UNDERSIGNED IS AOENT FOR
X the celebrated Prize-Medal Taylor Gin, of
which he has Bold 25 in this county. Also, the
Neblctt & Goodrich Gin, highly recommended
by Col. D. W. Aiken and others.
On hand. One 50 Saw, and One 45 Saw
AjOne 42 Saw,
NEBLETT <& GOODRICH. GIN.
urnished at Agent's prices.
J. A. HAMILTON.
July 10, 1873 31 tf
Again desires to return his Grateful Thanks
to the public for the magnanimous and liberal
Support given him. By assiduous efforts and ?
faithful performances of tho Responsible duties
devolving upon him as dispenser of Medicines,
he hopes ever to maintain thier confidence and
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JAMES 8. HEYWARD,
Jan 8 1874 tf
Wc are offering our Guanos for this season on
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PHOENIX GUANO, Per Ton of 2,(100 m? $57,50.
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GUANO per Ton of 2,000 lbs, $70.00,
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Feb. 12. J874 ly
THE UNWILLING BRIDE.
u: ,d', tiptop I ?^ -.In. rlJ j ..
A iferyi few persons who ever knew
Ruth Mcllwain could easily forget her.!
When I first mot hep, she was sixtcn.
The mother of Ruth Mcllwain died
While she was &n infant, and her father
remained a Widower for ion years, and
then married a lady who had a daughter
by i her former husband. Tho second Mrs.
Mcllwain was a womna of pldusible man
ners, but of a selfish and artful disposition
and her daughter Ellen rerembled her
Jonas Mcllwain was one of those every
day persons who have nothing marked in
their character, if we except only a great
portion of obstinacy.
One day when Ruth had just, entered
her seventeenth year, a gentleman whom
she had never seen before, came to tea
with the family. He was a widower,
about forty years of age, of good figure
and fine manners, but plain even to ugli
ness. He was silent and reserved. Ruth' j
paid little attention to hirn. and would
have thought no more about him had not
her father said to her when he was
gone, "Well, Ruth, what do think of Mr
"I think he is extremely ugly," replied
"Humph I" responded her father, "that
is unlucky, for he is to be your husband.'
"My husband, father?" said Ruth,
raising her blue eyes and gazing at her
parent with a look of astonishment. "Oh!
yoU are jesting; that is impossible."
"Not at all," answered Mr. Mcllwain.
"You will find it very true. I assure you
I am serious."
"I will never marry him,' replied Ruth
"and I scarcely think he will desire an
"But you will not bean unwilling
bride," preslattal her father.
"Don't roistate me father," continued
Ruth firmly, but kindly. "In this matter
I must consult my feelings, cannot com
mit so great a sin."
"Well, we shal.1 see," cooly responded
Mr. Mcllwniu, and the conversation
Caleb Walker was a man of immense
weath. In early life he had emigrated to
Louisiana, When the city of New Or
leans was scarcely more than a village,
and by judiciously investing the means
he po8ie8sed, he amassed greath wealth.
No man had a kinder or more sympathiz
ing nature than Caled Walker. He was
very charitable, but as he shrunk from
observation, and was so unobtrusive, the
knowledge of his benevolence was almost
invariably confined to himself and the
recipients of his bounty.
Mr. Walker continued his visits to the
Mcllwains, and Ruth made it a point to
keep out of his way as much as possible.
She had little difficulty in doing this, as
he paid no particular attention to her.
She perceived, however, that her step
mother and sister were frequently closet
ed together, and that their minds seemed
always occupied with something that sho'
could not discover. They sometimes
looked at her in a peculiar manner.
One day, when she was alone with
Ellen, she said:
"What is it that occupies you and
mother so much ?"
Her step-sister answered with great
deliberation. "The preparation for your
marriage, my dear."
"My marriage, sister I with whom?"
"Your father certainly has informed
you that you aro to marry Mr. Walker,"
replied Ellen, looking fixedly into Ruth's
"Oh, yes, ho said so," replied Ruth,
"but I cannot believe he means it."
"Why not?" asked Ellen, olevating
"Because," replied Ruth, "it's a very
summary way of disposing of my affec
tions, and I think I am entitled to a sav
in the matter."
Ellen laid her hand on Ruth's shoul
der. "My dear,' she said, 'don't ho silly.
You certainly will marry Mr. Caleb
Walker. He is a gentleman of immense
wealth, and will mako you an excellent
husband. Besides, he is fond <> of you,
though you will not give him a chance
of making you sensible of the fact. There
is not a girl in the community but what
would dance at your chance. I am sure
'Then take him,",said Ruth.
"But I can't take him," replied Ellcu ;
'he don't want me. Besides, ray dear,
everything is settled in your case; even
you wedding'wardrobe is purchased."
Ruth took her step-sister by the hand.
"Is this truo ?' she asked solemnly.
"It is true!' replied the other.
Mr. Moll wain, wiu absent in the'coun
try. Ruth, therefore, went to her step-1
mother, who listened to her supplications
with a countenance as immovable as
VI am surprised at this nonsense," she
cried. 'I expected to find you a reasona
ble girl. Are you going mad ? Do your
really know what you are refusing? This
is .preposterous. There is scarcely ia:
young lady in the country who would
refuse Mr. Walker. What are your ob
jections to him, pray?"
"I don't love him," sobbed Ruth.
"Well, who said you did ?" cried her
stepmother. 'But you can do so; you will
have plenty of time, and he Lea kind man
and2 will teach you to do so."
ul will be committing o sin if I marry
him. I won't marry a man that I scarcely
know and do not love,' said Ruth.
'You may alter your opinion,' replied
Mr. Mollwain. 'It is to your father you
must say that.'
'Will you not appeal to him for me?'
'No,' replied h4r step-mother sternly,
as she went out of the room.
Several day elapsed without Ruth see
ing [either her father or Mr. Walker,
when one bright morning, as she was re
clining upon her bed, her lather entered
the chamber, and commanded her to
prepare herself instantly to marry Caleb
'All is prepared,' he said harshly; 'get
up injdantly and dress yoursely. Let mc
At that moment a couple of servants
entered the apartment, bearing a number
of boxes, whilst Mr. Moll wain placed a
niagniticieut necklack of pearls upon the
?There,' said he, *is present from your
Half fctupified, Ruth attempted to re
j 'Don't speak,' said her father; 'marry
j Caleb Walker or leave my house '
I He turned on his heel as he spoke, and
quitted his daughter's presence.
Overwhelmed with grief and dispair,
the unhappy girl could not maintain tho
resolution ehe expected to comtuaud in
the moment of her need. Passively sub
mitting to the fate that lud overtaken her
she was docilo under tho uands of the
waiting maids, who began to array her
for the bridal.
During the performance of tho cere
mony she appeared more dead than alive,
and it was only when Walker saluted her
as his bride, that she started as if from a
dream. They proceeded diroct from the
church to the house of the bridegroom,
where a splendid dinner awaited them.
Ruth desired to be conducted to her
chamber, aud locking herself in, left
Coleb Walker to cntortain the bridal
party us best os ho could. In vain did
her step-mother and sister solicit admis
sion. She refused to sufier them to come
into her presence. Sudden indisposition
served as a pretext for he leaving the
company, and her husband had presence
of mind enough to put the best face upon
When the guest had departed, Caleb
Walker ascetided the stairs with a slow
step and thoughtful mein, and tapped at
his wife's <loor.
'Let me in,' he said, in a low tone, 'I
have something to say to you that will not
Ruth opened the door, but avorted her
eyes. Her husband divined what was
passing through her mind. Sealing him
self near her, he spoke in the tone of a
man whose soul is penetrated with sor
'Do not mako yourself unhappy,' he
said. 'Hear mo patiently. If I tell you
that I repent having married you, you
will not pet haps beliovcmc; yet it is true.
I was made to beliove by your father and
step-mother, that your affections wero
disengaged, and that you had no aversion
to me?that you would dispense with
those attentions customary from a lover
to his bethrothed, but which tho differ
once or oui ages, ana my conciousness
that nature had dealt hardly with me,
rendered mcaverse from offering. Too
late I have discovered the cruel deception
your fhther has practiced upon me. Still
it is in my. power to render your fate less
wretched thnu you anticipate. Bear the
name of niy wife, command iu my house,
dispose of me and my fortune as you
please. Bofore Heaven, I promise you
solemnly to live with only as a brother,
until you can receive me as the husband
of your choice.'
He ceased speaking, and sat gazing at
her, awaiting her reply. The force of
truth is always irresistible. Ruth dried
her tears, and extended her hand to
'I accept your offer,' see said, 'and
thank you for your generosity; I will try
and repay your kindues. You have a
daughter; that child shall be my care.
But from this hour I will see my father's
face no more, I forgive him the wrong he
has done me, hut I can never willingly
behold his face. A3 to my step-mother
and her daughter, as yoUr wife, 1 forbid
their presence for an instant under this
'Your wishes shall be the law of my
houso,' returned her husband; 'fear not,
you sboll be implicitly obeyed. Good
night,' and without shaaing hands with
her, or even looking at her, Caleb Walk
er left his young wife a one, and descend
ed tho stairs.
The following day she met him with a
cheerful countenance; and a few day later
his daughter, nnd interesting child about
four years old, was brought home.' Ruth
was naturally a very affectionate woman.
Estranged from her nearest connections
by the base deception they had practiced
upon her, .she needed nn objet upon which
to lavish her tenderness, and soon found
is n* iu tie liine,-who hocanje passionately
fond of her.
Time flew by, and Caleb-Walker kept
his word strictly with his beautiful wife.
He did more; he iucessaut in his endea
vors to render her happy. Two years
passed away, with scarcely any "change
in his domestic relations, except perhaps
that Ruth was more confidential with him
and at times evinced more tenderness to
wards him than she had hitherto done
Efiie was he darling, and Bhe appeared to
love the child- with so strong and passion
ate an attachment, that Mr. Walker often
marveled at it.
One day, early in ttie spring, Caleb
Walker informed Ruth that he had taken
a country ho'jsc for tho summer. ' This
was welcome news'to'Ruth, and she be
gan to prepare for their removal;5*Three
weoka later, they were comfortably instal
led in their country residence. It wa8 a
moderately-Bizcd farm house, having an
abundance of shade trees and fruit 'Sur
rounding it, and Ruth began to. busy
herself among the plants and flowers as
soon as the weather permitted. The
place was near enbugh to the . city to
allow Caleb Walker to make daily, visits
thereto, if ho had occasion to do bo.
It was in the month of July, tho weath
er wos intensely warm, when, one morning
Caleb Walker set out for the city, to be
absent all day. Late in the afternoon
Ruth took Effieby the hand and wan
dored into the adjacent wood to seek 'fbr
some roots she desired. So intent was
she upon the object ?f her eerch, that she
did not observe tho heavens growing
overcast until the storm wat nearly upon
them. Then it was that she, catching
the child by the baud, hurried onward,
hoping to reach the house before the
Sho was yet a half mile distant when
the storm burst upon them in all its fury
and tho rain, desce mg in torrents,
her and the child to tho skin. She nad
pas-eil beyond all shelter, and could find
no place nearer than her homo where she
could gain a refuge. It therefore became
a matter of sheer necessity to go forward.
When she arrived at her* house, as might
havo been expected, sho was iu a very
exhausted condition; but Effio did not
-seem to be much tho wores of tho ncci*
dent, save her wet clothing, Tho first
Mrs. Walker did was to attend to the
child, and it wos not until her step
dnughter had her clothing changed, that
Ruth pulled elf her drenched garments.
The following morning Ruth was so ill
that she could not leave her bed, and her
husband smmediftteiy summoiicrl a phy
sician. Two or three days ,nwM>:<$od
Ruth lay prostrate ia bed with typhoid
Bays and nights Caleb Walker sat by
the bedside ai hU wlfift?.who lay uncon
scious, her rneud wanderings aad a raging
fever racking her frame. He would not
be satisfied with the attention of her
nurses, but watched every movement nhe
made. For a long timo It was' doubtful
wheathershc would recover. Hut at
last the diseasetooh a frvorabl? turn, and
she : gradually began to mend. But
what a wreck she presented, when ; con
trased with her former solfl Her first
inquiries were for Ef^k, ?im when tho
child was brought to hea shq hugged-her
passionately to her emaciated form,
; During tho progress of her recovery,
she was one day lying on a couch -beside
her husband, who had been reading to
amuseher. Effie was seated near and
prattling a great deal. Mr. Walker laid
down his book and gaiK-d at his wife.
Effie began to talk again.
"Mamma," she said, "yon. love mo
very much, don't you ?"
'Certainly," replied Ruth; "why do
"I don't know," answered the child,
"except that it makes me v?ry happy to
know that you love me so dearly.'"
Ruth pressed the little one'- nearer to
'?You love me better than any one in
tho worjd?" coutinuen the child.
Ruth did not reply; the color faded
ano came to her cheeks as she looked in
quiringly into the child's face.
"Is it not so, mamma?" continued Eflic.
"You love me better than,you do papa,
don't you?" and . she took hor step
mother's hand and looked into he eye;.
Caleb Walker sat by breathless ? and
l^pSuth hesitated for a moment only, and
I ajrt then she answered in alow but dis
tinct ton e-1
"No.E%,I dq not
The next instant Caleb was on his knees
beside his wife.
"My own, my darlingl" he eicbili
"now I feel that you ale minevowh in
decd;"aud he fervently kissed !u=? pale/jjijj
And so, in truth she was. Ills' cease
less tenderness and unwearied attentions
had won her heart, unknown even to
herself. From that time forward a' new
I joy entered the hearts of Ruth i and' her
'-' **' ;k c.
Tennessee detectives look so muda like
horse-thieves that constables aro' contin
ually arresdng them.
Mankind should leftftf MSfiftp^rance
from the moon?-the fuller sM^gefe the
shorter bar horns become. : *>rft)
When does '* man die foT^ hi? >lovt??
Only when he turns hia'red whiskers
'.y A Danbury young man, in. the .ardor
of his affection, promised to cherish a
young lady with a love that would, sur
vive an army overooat.
We hear of a man in Atlanta who has
a stono that Washington threw at a wood
pecker in his father's cherry trie, just
before the hatchet affair.
A Brooklyn paper comm&k&ffie Illi
nois woman who. when her husband was
bitten by a mad dog, drew a pistol and
promptly shot the man.
In a suit for breach of promise in
Georgia, the jury, held that .the-iyoung
man was justified in breaking the. engage*!/']
ment if she persisted iu eating onions.
A Mississippi paper needs the services
of a new editor. The last one went out :
with a revolver to uphold an ecitorial,
and he returned in a wheelbarrow with a .
blanket tied around him.
An editor describing the effects of a
squall upon a cannal boat, says, "When
the gale was at its highest, the unfortu
nate ciaft keoled to lardoard, and tho
captain and another cask of whiskey
A Brooklyn sea-captain, just returned
from a tour of the Holy Land, ekpresscd
himself disgusted with Jerusalem. "It
is the meanest pace I ever visited} there
is not a drop of liquor Iff thd'old;to\vn fit