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THE COLUMlil A JIEIJALI): FIJI DAY', SEPTEMliEIi t I, IN!7.
October 1st & 2nd.
You are cordially invited.
The handsomest line of Woolen Dress Goods
and Novelties in Silks, are now
on our counters.
T. C. PETRI,
(Continued from Klrst Page.)
(iRoVKr.ASD, Sept. 21. Kov. T. E.
Hudson tilled his regular appontment
at Pleasant Mt., lat Sunday. After the
close of the sermon they proceeded to
elect deacons, and at the night services
W. X. Fitzpatrick, T. II. Park, A. V.
Crews and Prof. Ten Harris were or
dained deacons for the Pleasant Mt.,
congregation. Hev. Hudson announced
that on the first Sunday in October, if
the protracted meeting did not con
tinue at Hurricane he would conduct
communion services at Pleasant Mt.
Mr. Hudson has made the Pleasant Mt.,
congregation a proposition to preach
for them next year; the proposition has
not yet been acted upon, but will be by
Presbytery, which meets this week in
Mr. White, of the Concord congrega
tion, was at Pleasant Mt.. last Sunday
and confered with Hev. Hudson about
preaching for them next year.
Itisverydrv on the farmers; they
are trying to get wheat sown, but can't
do very much at it.
There has been some sickness In this
neighborhood; among the number
Elmo Johnson, Thad (iilliam, .1. Albert
Dillehay and Miss Fannie Tanner.
Mr. i. Weldon Oliver of this place, is
attending medical college.
I was very glad to read another com
munication from "Siftings." Roiun.
tiarwood s Sarsaparllla for the blood
guaranteed to cure. A. B. Rains.
. (Ji.knn's Ktokr, Sept. 21. Sorghum
making and millet threshing are the
order of the day.
The meeting at Mt. Carmel closed
with two additions.
We are greatlv in need of rain; wells
are failing and stock water is very
Mrs. Sallie Warren had her face and
wrist burned with powder one day last
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Christley, from Co
lumbia, are visiting relatives here.
Miss Laura Knott, of Nashville, Is the
guest of her cousin, Miss Jennie Knott.
ieorge and Nora Hampton are having
Aftera pleasant visit of two months,
Mrs Christley will return to her home
in Columbia this week.
The Christians are having a tent
meeting near Lee's Corner, conducted
by Mr. Sewell. A SrnxTiTVTK.
Entkki'risk, Sept. 20. Since my last
communication to your paper, the
Death Angel has visited this vicinity
and claimed for its victim little Bertha
Lindsey, who passed over the liver Into
the land where no more sickness, sor
row, pain nor death is known. I will
say to the bereaved ones, ween not, for
your little child sleeps sweetly in the
arms of Jesus, who said, "Suffer little
children to come unto me."
The health of our community is not
very Rood at present. Mrs. W. H. Nel
son is on the sick list, and also Mr. A. H.
Lindsay: hope they will both be well
in a few days.
Mrs. Ren'Nowlin has returned to her
home in Texas, after spending some
time with her father, Mr. J. S. Stray
horn. Messrs. H. R. Douglass and Mr. L. A.
Spain were on their way home from
Mr. Jim Donglass'-wheii their Tjorses
became frightened and ran away, throw
ing them both from the wagon. Mr.
Douglass had one foot broken, and sev
eral other wounded places, while Mr
Spain had his wrist thrown out of Joint
and several other bruised places
Mr. Walter Lancaster and MissFronie
Spencer were united in the holy bonds
of matrimony yesterday evening at
about 3 o'clock; it was a gretna green
arrair; we wisn tiiem iiotli much happi
Mrs. Sneed of Dry Creek, was the
guest of Mrs. Lindsey last week.
Miss Lucreti.t Dew of Sunnyside, is
with her sister Mrs. Lockhart at pies
Mrs Nelson was with her cousin Mrs.
Sullivan at Southport, recently.
Cartkk's Ckkkk, Sept. 27. Miss
Emma McKee is the guest of friends at
Miss lieulah Ussery, of Columbia, was
nere tnis week to see Mrs. S. It. Nichols.
Miss Susie Jameson is spending this
week w ith Mrs. J. J. Odil, of Nashville,
ana aueuaing t tie i enteiinial.
Mrs. W. T. Dale is visiting her mother
Mrs. Orr, of Mooresville, this week.
Hev. W. T. Dale is at West Point,
ijawrence county, homing a meeting.
Miss Amanda Grigshy, of Lebanon, is
with ner sister, Airs. Itass.
Miss Maggie May Terrell is attending
school at the Athehseum.
Rev. Lackey and family, of Lebanon,
were wun menus nere last weeK.
Kev. Gupton, of Knob Creek, is hold
ing tent meeting near Lasting Hope
Mr. and Mrs. K. P. Stegall entertained
the Christian Endeavor Society last
Friday evening. Refreshments were
served during the evening.
Misses Sallie Polk, Amanda Loch
ridge, Joe and Olivia Foster, were the
guests of Miss Calista Hendley, of Co
lumbia, last week.
Mrs. Josephine Mangrem spent last
ween m . oiumoia.
Mr. nan uarrette, or livnnvilie, was
here last week to see Mr. M. O. Garrette
Miss Katie McMeen has returned from
a visit to Mrs. J. M. Journey, of Xash-
Miss Lillie Hountree is visiting Miss
Margaret Moss, of Franklin.
Onr Rest Cooks
Will use nothing but Blue Heal.
Com'Mhia Mill & Klkvator
Pakk's Station-, Sept. an. Our meet
ing at Philadelphia, which commenced
the first fjord s Day in this month
closed on the night of the 12th, with
nine additions to the church. Itro,
Spiveyof Dark's Mill, conducted the
meeting. The audiences were large and
Sickness prevented us from attending
the reunion at the C entennial, this is
the first reunion we have missed since
we have been writing for the Herald,
We hope to be on hand the next time
The weather continues dry in this
part of the county.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. l'urdom and little
son Leslie, visited Mr. Purdom's par
ents, near uewisourg, a few aavs ago.
Sorghum making is the order of the
dav in this section.
Mesdames X. P. Cheek and N. II
Gamble are having chill.
tjuite a number from here visited
XashvlHe's bin show last week.
Mr. Henry Tate, of the Bigbyville
neighborhood, in vUitinn hi sister, Mrs.
X. H. (iambic, of iliis vicinity.
Several from thiscoinmuiii'lv attended
the llirlin meeting 't v-ek.
Mr. and Mrs. Xed Il.tinhric and
daughter, who have been visiting Mrs.
Hsmhric's father. Mr. John Watson,
near here, will leave next Wednesday
for their home in West Tennessee. n
their return home they will stopat the
Centenii'al a few days.
Miss Kninia Jones is visiting Colum
bia friends at this writing.
There are several eases of tonsi litis in
this vicinity. Turn. ma.
IDhiiyvii.i.k, Sept. 21. on last Satur
day evening just as the sun was sink
ing to rest, the pure spirit of Mrs. llel
len Courtney passed into eternal rest.
Mrs. Courtney lingered for three weeks:
anxious friends watched and feared the
result; lint (iod in His intinit" wisdom
freed her pure spirit anil bore it gentlv
away. She was greatlv beloved and re
spected by everyone, and deep sadness
rests upon the entire community, and
the greatest sympathy is felt for the
uei eaveu ones.
On Tuesdav before. Mr. Hovd M oori
breathed hi lust. Mr. M oore was an
upright, christian gentleman, and hav-
ng licetl reared here in liitrhvvil'e was
well known to us all, iuiiI none knew
but to love anil respect. His tender so-
itude for his two sisters, tosrether
with a fatherly care for their comfort
and protection, was most remarkable.
Mr. Moore s health has been feeble for
some time, but he bore up and never
took his bed until about a week before
his death. To his deeply grieved ones
we extend all sympathy and consola
tion possible; and while' gloom rests
heavily upon their hearts, we know he
basks in the sunlight of bright Deliver-
ence, "for there retnaineth a rest to
iod s people."
Mrs. W. J. Matthews is at this time
contined with an attack of fever, but we
nope soon to see tier up. Miss Linnie
FarU and Mrs. (ieorge Maxwell are
M is. Sowell and I.so. Courtney are
both still quite sick, but somewhat im
proved. .Messrs. .1. I j. Maxwell and Wm.Oood-
rum have been indisposed for several
Mrs. Mary Pender and Birdie Pender
will leave for Florida today. Miss
Birdie will resume teaching at Green
wood, while Mrs. Pender will visit her
sons, who reside there. Many regrets
are expressed at t heir departure, while
all wish them a pleasant fine during
their absence. They were accompanied
by Miss Laura Holder, who has been
visiting relatives here during the sum
mer. Miss Mary E. Trousdale returned to
Fergerson, Ky on Sunday evening.
Miss Mary wasealled home by the sad
death of lier uncle, Mr. Moore.
Mr. and Mrs. Moore, of Giles comity.
are visiting their daughter, Mrs. Pow
ers. Uerry Owings of Santa Fe, stopped
over in the village last night, en route
Messrs. W. .1. Thomas and (5. CCavee,
accompanied by their families, visited
the Centennial'last week. Mr. Thomas,
while in Nashville, purchased a full
line of fall and winter goods for his
Charlie Sowell, of Tiiscumhia, Ala., is
visiting his father and other relatives
in this community.
Miss Gertrude Maxwell is spending
this week at Williamsport, with her
friend Miss Pauline Dorsett.
Horace Thomas left Monday to enter
Webb Urns.' school at Ilellbiiekle. His
many friends wish that his school duties
may prove both pleasant and profitable.
Horace was tendered a pleasant sociaole
by the Misses Farris one evening re
cently; dainty refreshments were served
during the evening ; all enjoyed it, and
expressed themselves as perfectly de
ith best wishes to the family, we
are as ever, Ki.vika.
Andrews, Sept. 2t). No rain has fallen
on us yet, hut instead of being hot and
dry. it is quite cool out this way, and
water is getting scarcer everyday.
Stubble land can not be turned and
farmers are going to be late sowing
Mr. Sanders, with his road hands and
"shack," was moved to Mr. Silas Jones'
grove last v riday, and the poor unfor
tunate convicts are now pecking rock
on the Iron bridge road. They finished
up a good pike out this way, with t he
exception of about three quarters of a
mile, which the citizens win complete.
So now there is as good a road leading
out to Leftwieh Itridgu from Co'umbia
as in any other direction, of which the
citi.ens'all along its route feel justly
Messrs. Marshall and Goad have drill
ed to the depth of one hundred feet at
Union Groye school-house, without
finding water. Some one was unkind
enough todrop rock into the hole last
week, tilling up several feet, which had
to be drilled out. It is strange fun, that
must put some one else to so much
The l.'n ion Grove meeting is still in
progress, one addition Sunday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Dillehay spent sev
eral days at the Centennial last week.
Mr. Dillehay intends visiting it again
next week with his children.
Miss Madie Jones is quite sick.
Mr. W. II. Davis is improving slowly.
Master Clyde Sowell is having chilis.
His little brothers, Frank, Herbert and
Roy, are better.
Mr. Geo. Fergueson has rive sick chil
dren. Master Fred Nicholson is chilling,
and his little sister, Jennie Moore, is
Mr. John Atkeisson and Mrs. Madden
are also on the sick list.
Mrs. Jennie Moore, of Glass, Tenn.,
who is visiting her sisters, Mrs. Davis
and Mrs. Fergueson, was thrown from
a horse to-day and sprained one ankle,
which causes her great suffering.
Mr. and Mrs. Pleas White spent last
week with their daughter, Miss Annie,
at Mr. Scott's.
Mrs. Mollie Rragg and two children
and Mrs. Jessie Davis and two children,
started to their home in Osceola, Ark.,
last Wednesday, after a visit of two
months to relatives here.
Mrs. John Alexander and two chil
dren, of Lynnville, are with Mrs. Nich
olson. Miss Annie Overton is visiting Misses
Floy and Mamie Atkeisson.
Miss Nannie D. Hardison of Tx-ft-wich,
spent last week with her affable
cousin, Miss Maggie Dillehay.
Miss Pearl House, of Franklin, is
teaching a private school at the home
of Mr. F. C. Sowell.
Mr. Ion "mith and little brother
Robert, are having chills.
Lasea, Sept. 1!. As we come now
with our little budget of news, we must
first thank our dear editor for the pleas
ant trip to Nashville. We enjoyed the
dav very much.
Sir. Joe Dciry berry is having chills.
We hope he may soon be up again.
Miss Mary Hardison is spending a
few days with her cousin, Miss Ella
Ilinsori, of Lee'sCorner.
Mr. Felix Derryberry has the fever.
We hope he may soon'be up again.
Mrs. Mable Neely is spending; few
days with home-folks in Marshall
county for her health. We hope gie
may soon recover from her feeble rvu.ih
and return home.
Kev..Iitn Harris, of (iod win. will till
the pulpit here next Sunday at 11 and
lirot her Nat Jones Sunday night at
Suhjeet, "How We Should Live."
ery body invited.
Sir. X. C. Derrybery is on the -del
this week. We "wish" for him a sin
Miss Ella Hinson, of Lee's Corner,
spent from Sunday until Tuesday with
her uncle, Mr. V. J. Derrvberry, and
attended preaching at Sharp's sehor.l
housp. Miss Myrtie Davis is visiting friends
at Mt. Pleasant at this writing.
Mrs. Jim Sellers is sick at present.
We hope she may soon be up again.
Kev. Sam Sewell is holding a pro
tracted meeting at Ann Harbor, on
Flat Creek this week. We hope he may
do much good. Bosk and Nki.i..
Ill I! Kit AN 1,
Ht'KRKWNK, Sept. 21. We had a
very nice shower of rain a few nights
ago; not enough, however, to be any
lenetit to vegetation.
F. M. Tisdale has rented the Love
farm for next year.
Henry Troop, who formerly lived on
the Love place, has purchased a por
tion of the Wilkes tract of land, on the
Miss Katie Fleming, of Columbia,
has returned home after a visit to rela
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kannou and Mrs.
IVettie Kannon attended the Centennial
Mrs. Mary Fleming has returned
home after a'visit to her daughter, in
Work is moving along nicely on the
iuite a number of our citizens have
taken the pearl fever; none of much
value have been found.
Fourth quarterly meeting will be
held here next Saturday and Sunday.
Esquire J. It. Petty, of Southport,
was in this neighborhood last week
looking at the farming lands, with a
view of locating here. St. Clair.
Kkdhon, Sept. 21. Mr. George Sutton,
North Carolina, and Miss Lucy Crook,
of this place, were married last week at
the residence of Col. W, P. Parham
in the presence of a few friends and
relatives. The bridegroom is a young
man of good business ability, while the
bride is a remarkable voting lady of
Mr. William Parks has bought him a
The family of Mr. and Mrs. W. L.
Green, we are sorry to report, are on
the siek list.
Mr. Wood Harmon, who has been sick
for some time, we are glad to report
Mr. J. II. Iteard, we are sorry to note,
has chills and fever.
Sorghum-making is all of it now, and
candy-millings will be next in order.
The death of Mr. Frank Lochridge,
which was announced in the Herald
of last week, caused a gloom over this
entire vicinity. Mr. Lochridge was an
upright man and a good citizen, a.id his
death was much regretted.
Mr. John W atson is laughing clear
back to his ears it's a line girl.
Miss Dot MeCormick and Miss Al-
rnand, of Lasea, were the guests of Mrs.
William Parks last week.
It is still dry here and not much pros
pect of rain. SlH'TINOS.
Maple Moi'nt, Sept. 15 The sus
pense of the Atheudale school was
caused from the sudden breaking out of
dyphtheria on Knot) Creek, and the
death of little Knoxie Thomas on last
Monday. Much sympathy was felt by
many true friends for the bereaved
family. We learn that there are two
other children sick, members of the
same family, with sore throats, but yet
not of a serious type, and hopes are
entertained that the malady will not
We are sorry to report the serious
illnes of Miss Bepta Rates, with hut
little hopes of her recovery.
Rro. James Harris, of this vicinity,
will begin a series of tent meetings near
Lipscomb the first Sunday in October.
Itro. Derrvberry is booked for Phil-
liniii the first Sunday.
Miss Hortense Roberts left yesterday
for South Carolina, to resume her lor
mer occupation, teaching school.
Mr. Will Cook got inouecarshipment
of cattle Saturday, and also shipped one
car of nice sheen from Carter s Creek
one dav last week.
Calves have gotten to be valuable
property here and have struck for high
prices and a "feller" has to "fairly
strut" to get '"em." "Fitz" and "Con
tributor" failed to "tingle" in their re
ports of shipments from Godwin last
week: and as our attention has been
directed to the discrepancy, we will
state that we got our information from
Mr. M. E. Allen, the shipper of tiro cars
of sheep and cattle, not three cars.
THE NEW WAY.
to think "fe
male diseases "
could only be
treated after "lo
c a 1 examina
tions" by physi
cians. Dread of
kept thousands of
silent abocl their
suffering. The In
Wine of Cardui has now demon
strated that nine-tenths of all the
cases of menstrual disorders do
not require a physician's attention
at all. The simple, pure
taken In the privacy of a woman's
own home insures quick relief and
speedy cure. Women need not
hesitate now. Wine of Cardui re
quires no humiliating examina
tions for its adoption. It cures any
disease that comes under the head
cf '"female troubles" disordered
menses, falling of the womb,
"whites," change of life. It makes
women beautiful by making them
well. It keeps them young by
keeping them healthy. $1.00 at
the drug store.
For mdrtca In cases requlrine special
direction, a&reu. cim? symptoms,
the " Ladies' Advisory Department."
The Chattanooga Medians Co.. Cnatu
W. I. ADDtSOH, M.D., Cary, Miss., ujr.
"I us Win of Cardui itansivslv In
my practice and find It I most excellent
preparation for female troubles."
Jr ill h (W) (M':
NEWEST STYLE SURREY.
For spring of 1897 we oiler you the finest line of vehicles
e have ever brought to Columbia. For fine and medium
work we know we can please
such up-to-date ;oods as the
Monitor Cultivator. Imperial
Imperial Plows and Land Rollers.
We buy and sell field seeds
Come and see
SATTEBFIELD & DODSON.
"Wrnnjr Yet True.'"
This, from an exchange, b wrong.
yet true: "Let a boy fa 11 all hands
and hearts ae at his command for
redemption's sake He is some
body's darling. That is right. It is
always right to save a fallen creature
of any kind. Every mother's heart
is bleeding for him. Every sister is
shedding tears for him. the church
is open for him if he manifests the
slightest inclination to return to
the path of rectitude. If ho does re
turn he is white-robed ami banque
ted a prodigal son returned. Hut
what of a girl? If she falls whose
tears are shed, whose door are open,
what mother and sister weep, what
father and minister pray for her?
She is a hopeless outcast. This is
the exact state of things. Why do
women spurn those of their own sex
upon whom the heavy hand of mis
fortune has fallen, and the sameday
taking the same man, who brought
her disgrace upon her, by the hand
to redeem him? There is an un
solved mystery in all this, and if a
lady can explain how the female
race has such hatred for an outcast
of her own sex when a man in all
probabilty is the cause of the down
fall, we would be pleased to hear it.
Why not save fallen women as quick
or quicker than men? Hut not so.
bhe is shunned and scoffed at. and
shut out forever, and her soul is lost,
while her own sex will extend a for
giving heart and open hand to the
fallen man. This is a terrible wrong.
The Best Baking Flour
Must be the mot-t granular. "Blue
Seal" fills the bill.
Columbia Mill & Klkvator Co.
More Than It Mas Worth.
In the language of the street,
"money talks," but there are In
stances on record in which talk is
money. By means of the long-distance
telephone a conversation can
be carried on between two persons
hundreds of miles apart. Such con
versation is rather expensive, how
ever, and is restricted, as a rule, to
matters of urgent necessity, and no
time is allowed to go to waste, for
this is a case in which time also is
A young man in St. Louis, finding
time hanging heavily on his hands,
dropped into a telephone exchange
and asked to be put in communica
tion with a friend in an Eastern
city. After a short delay the con
nection was made, and the following
conversation took place:
"Hello, Fletch! Do you hear me?"
"This is Sid. Thought I'd call
"Glad to hear from you, Sid. How
"First-rate. How's things?" ,
"Calooshus. What's new?"
"Oh. nothing especially. "Hadn't
anything -to do, you know, and
thought I'd call you up."
"Yes." (Another pause.) "Every
thing going on about as usual in the
'LYea., about .aa .usual." (Pause.)
"Awfully warm here to-day. What
ll M iMlMf! till w n
i .i' . -, i . , . a.nM
you. We have in the
Evans Two Horse Corn Planter,
Disc and Smoothing Harrows,
and grain. Its a pleasure to
kind of weather a re-you having?"
"Fine. (Splendid weather."
li(Iet the letter V wrote to you th
"Why,' yes. Dorv't you remember
I answered it?"
"So you did. I ftwgot." (Pause.)
"Do you have atw trouble hearing
"Not a bit. Can you hear what I
"Oh, yes." (Ptouse.) "I me the
Duncanses the other day. They
wanted to know how you were get
ting along, a nr I told them you
were still on deck."
'Well, howareyou getting along?"
"First-rate. Anything er new
"No. Things are about as- usual.
It's h'tn beastly warm here.
Weather's fine where you are, is it?;"'
"Well, I must be going now. Aw
fully glad to have had a chance to
talk to yo-u, old fellow.
"Glad vou called live up."
Then the young man paid the bill
for the use of the long-distanoe
It was seven dollars.
Small precautions often prevent great
mischiefs. leVitt's Littl Karlv
Hisers are very small pills in slie, hu
are most effective, in preventing the
most serious forms of liver and stomach
troubles. They oure constipation and
headache and regulate the bowels.
A. 11. Rains. y
As Fur as He Knew.
Teacher John, of what are your
Boy Of leather, sir.
Teacher Where does the leather
Boy From the hide of the ox.
Teacher What animal, then, sup
plies you with shoes and gives you
meat to eat?
Boy My father. Boston Travel
er. IF LOVE ABIDE.
Whet If the sunshine kiss no more th
Nor In the vale no more tho purple fchad.
To mount on hlKh,
And. cumin nlRh,
Drive from the heights whom they would
kiss anil cIuru
And dim his rays forovtr In their chilly
What If the flowers bloom no more, but
droop their hea'ls.
That have Incarnadined the summer's
What If the sheaves
In autumn eves
Rustle no woro to woo the hiding: whip,
And all the happy bird songs are forever
Whst It .the earth should e'er be wrapped
In -ile- nllit
And clreiinj moons attendant wander
What can hetlde
If love abide?
Let suns and spheres, sweet body, breath,
all. ended be.
I m content so love endure eternally.
Emily Sellnger tn New Yrk Tribune.