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A Family Companion, Devoted to Literature, Miscellany, News, Agriculture, Markets, &c.
Vol. XIX. NEWBERRY, S. C., THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 1883.No13
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o Old or Stale Drugs on Hand.
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ully compounded and receive special
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Mar. 14, 11-tf.
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an be kept perfectly healthy in any cli
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Oesm atoeeadto.
From the Printer's Circular.
[At the annual meeting of the Rhode Is- I
land Press Association Mr. E. P. Tobey, of
the Providence Journal, read the following
poem, in which he happily illustrates the
influence of the weekly journal.]
The editor sat in his chair alone
A busier person there never was known
When in came a farmer, a jolly old soul,
Whose name for long years had been borne C
on the roll t
Of paying subscribers. He had come into
To bring his good wife and some farm pro- I
duce down, C
And having a moment or two he could t
Had run in as usual, to bring in a share C
Of his own inward sunshine, to lighten the t
gloom C
Of the man of the press and his dull cheer
less room.
The editor's smile, as be lifted his eyes
And saw who was there, was of joyful sur- p
And he greeted his friend with a deal of
glad zest, i
For a good chat witi him was like taking a
rest. f
! * # w ! #S
When at length, the old farmer got ready to
He said, with a sly little laugh in his sleeve, C
"My dear friend, there is one thing Ijust C
want to say
Now, please don't get vexed, for you know
it's my way
But what makes you put in each paper you a
So much that is worthless-do you take the
Well-petty mifortunes-and little mis- d
deeds- n
And lots of small matters that nobody
The editor looked at him square in the face, a
At first with a frown, then a smile took its i
place, a
"My dear friend," he replied, "I'm sur'
prised you don't know e
Every line in the paper is read-but it's so; e
And now, if you wish, I will make my words c
And prove what I say, as every man should
I'll put in the very next paper a line
Or two about you-in coarse print or fine S
Whichever you choose, and just where you t)
may say,
And' if von don't find on the very next day o
Thu t your neighbors all read it, i promise to t
give it
Free -subscriptions to you, just as long as
you live."
"Agreed," said the farmer, "you shall sing a
new song; T
Put it right in the middle of one of those d
Fine-type advertisements-I never yet knew
Any person of sense to read one of those
through; d
If I hear from it twice, I will bring down to
The best load of garden sauce I ever grew." W
Then the "gpod days" were passed, and the I
farmer went out,
And the editor laughed to himself without
As he thought of his wager and how it a
would end, -a
And the nice little joke he would have on
his friend;
Then he wote just two lines, and he or- e
dered them set hi
In the smallest of type-thinking, "I'll win
that bet."
And he placed them himself, to be sure and ~
not fail, C
In the midst of a close agate real estate sale.
For, to better succeed in his little designs,
He'd selected a place where to put these two
lines 0
And have them connected with what fol- b
lowed and 'make
A sentence complete in itself', without break.
These the lines that he wrote: "Our old F
friend, good James True,
Who is one of the best men the world ever e
Of the well-known Hope Farm"-that was C
all that he said C
About James, but the line next below these ii
two read
."Will be sold very cheap"-then went on to
unfold 1
The beauties and bound, of the estate to be b
The paper was printed. The next day but
The farmer came in, with his eyes full of
"You have won," he began, "Just as sure as
you're born;
Why, before I'd got breakfast ate yesterday 1
morn, S
Two or three of my neighbors called, pur
pose to see
What that meant in the paper they saw
about me.
(1 hadn't.seen it yet.) Then during the daysg
Every neighbor that met me had something
to say
About my being sold. I was sold very cheap,
And you did it well, too; it was too good to, t
So I've told the whole story, and come with
all speed
To bring you the garden sauce, as I agreed.''
The editor looked from his window and saw
His friend had brought in all his horse
could drawn
All for him; he declined to accept It, but i
found . 'F
That his friend would not listen, and was off
with a bound,
Saying, cheerily, as he went out-"MIn your 1
next 's i
Just say Jim True's preaching, and this is
his text;F
There Is naught in the paper-fruit, flowers, F
or weeds
Not a line in-the paper that nobody reads." a
A carload of coal from Pocahon- a
tas, the first ever received direct e
from the Virginia mines, has been t
consigned at Norfolk. t
From the Detroit Free Press.
Elow Confederates Lived in a
Hell-Creeping and Crouebing
and Crawling to the Prey-Va.
eating a Hot Boarding House
Between two Suns.
Early in September, 1863, it be
ame plain to the Confederates that
hey could not hold Forts Wagener
,nd Gregg many days longer. The
ron-clads had pounded them from
ne side and Gilmore's troops from
he other, and that the greater part
f Morris Island would soon be in
ne hands of the Federals was a
onclusion which must be met and
repared for.
And now here was the grimness
f war. The sand forts had been
:veled to the surface three or four
imes over, and yet repairs had
een made and the garrison rein
>rced. They had the iron-clads
n the one hand and the Federal
ifantry on the other, and it had
Dme to that pass that a finger
Duld not be lifted abdbe the para
et without finding a sharp-shooter
atching for it. Gilmore had
bout thirty guns in a semi-circle
efore Wagener,- and not satisfied
ith raining tons of shot and shell
aily upon the work, he began a
ew movement.
Here was the terrror of war-sap
nd mine. Foot by foot, inch by
ich, the Federals had crept as near
s was possible, rolling their sand
arthworks before them almost as
asily as one could roll bales of
Dtton. Within pistol shot of the
arapet they halted. War had now
ecome cold-blooded murder. A
,rip of sand not 400 feet wide, was
ie neutral ground, and the Tiger
f War raved back and forth over
is in search of blood. He found
-blood by the gallon by the bar
f-blood flowing out upon the
'bite sands until the tracks of the
'iger could be plainly seen in the
The iron-clads could neither re
ace Fort Sumter nor pass in, and
e attempt to reach Charleston by
ay of Seccssionville had failed.
the Federals could gain posses
on of Morris Island, Charleston
ould be under the fire of common
etillery and Fort Sumtor could be
btackcd from a new side.
Gilmore had secured the lower
aid of the island and intrenched
is position, but he could advance
o further until Wagener and Gregg
ere overcome. Wagener had re
Aived the most terrific pounding
*om the iron-clads-a fire so fierce
aid continuous that army and navy
t[ficers asserted that all human life
ehind the sand piles had been
iped out, and yet the echoes of the
Lst gu had scarcely died away
hen a thousand Confederates
merged from the bomb-proofs and
olly began making repairs. A
Alumn of 3,000 Federals had flung
self at the fort. fought with des
eration, and retired shattered and
roken. A sccond column, stronger
y a thousand, had rushed over the
itch-up the slopes-over the
'ails of sand-fought hand to hand
ith the ferocity of tigers, and
!hen the broken ranks were re
>rmed within the Federal lines six
iudred men were not there to an
w'er to their names.
Battery Gregg had been pounded
t for weary days-its garrison torn
pieces by the monster shells, its
uns dismounted and its walls torn
ut or leveled fiat-but there they
!ere, sullen, defiant, and saying to
1e Federal Lion:
"We are in your path and pre
ared for you !"
The English, and the French and
ae Germans have their histories of
iat great four years' struggle in
unerica, and their historians have
raised pluck wherever it cropped
ut. An American who attempts
will be called a patriot for prais
ig the one side and a "rebel" for
raising the other. There was
luck at Wagener and Gregg and
umter and Charleston-such pluck
nd determination; such uncom
lamning sacrifices for the cause*,
cch a steadfast purpose to defend
very brick and beam and plank to
~e last, as neither Greek nor Spnr
ha eve exhibited.
When it was finally realized that
neither the missiles from the fleet
nor the bayonets of the infantry on
shore could reduce the forts of sand a
it was determined to blow Wagener
out of the path of the advance. I
Wagener out of the way, Gregg
would be evacuated.
Beginning about the 15th of July, t
the Federal forces may be said to
have advanced foot by foot. During
the night the sappers would ad
vance underground, burrowing their n
way with pick and shovel, and next s
morning the Confederates would n
look out upon a new Federal posi- P
tion. Wagener was being fought
with its own weapon-sand. Its cl
sand walls had saved it-other sand P
walls were to overwhelm it. Gil- c'
more was the Spectre of War. SI
His shadow was reaching further it
and further up Morris Island, and tc
that shadow never moved back- P
wards. Where it rested it burned 'o1
into the sand and left a horrible n
trace. There was scarcely a day F
that the Spectre did not seek to b
devour more ground-never a night S
that the men who followed it or op- a
posed it did not scream out as bul
lets tore their flesh.
In the last days of July the sight -
of the gaunt and blood-stained ti
Spectre roused the Confederates to 0
fury, and it was planned to throw B
enough Infantry upon Morris Island G
to make a quick dash at the Fed- O'
erals and overwhelm them. The it
regiments to make this move had
been named, when it was discov
ered that lack of transportgtion
would prevent, hi
Twenty-four hours later it was o
realized that the knell of fate was fT
about to ring out its warning over a
Morris Island. Gilmore the Spectre b
was as inflexible as death and as o
unyielding as a coffin. A snail a
might have progressed faster, but n
it was progression just the same. u
Each morning saw his tracks of g
blood a little nearer-each night p
there were burials in the sand hills w
behind Wagener. The fort was o1
holding ot-the guns were roaring it
defiance at fate, but fate ever con- n
quers. i
In the first week of September
Gilmore's trenches ended within a
stone's throw of Wagener, and were
covered from its guns. From here he n
could drive mines into its very w
bomb proofs, or he could assemble w
a sufficient force to make the et
chances of a sudden rush almost gi
certain. The guns from land and al
sea had an enfilading fire, the mor- b<
tars had the exact range, and it had ci
come to pass at last that Death w
groped in every nook and corner ft
and bombproof in search of vic- h~
tims. -p4
Fort Wagener would not surren
der, but it must be evacuated. Ev
erything was planned in the coolest
manner. Only the sandy site, rent
and torn by ezplosion3s, was to be
left for the Spectre to gloat over. l
One of the preliminary steps was
to excavate trenches and rifle pits
in rear of Wagener. These, filled
with the rear guard of the garrison,
would check pursuit long enough
to enable everybody to escape.
Such amnitions of war as could
be removed to Gregg and beyond ~
were taken away.
At dark on the night of the 6th
the evacuation began. The greaterd
part of the garrison was withdrawna
to the rifle pits, two or three light i
guns dragged away with them, and
presently the fort which had been u
tenanted so long and had withstood
so much was without sentinels to
challenge or artillerists to fire.
There was a suspicion in the Fed- a1
eral mind that some movement was ol
taking place among the Confede. al
rates, but whether it was an in
crease of garrison or an evacuation n<
no one could determine. To be a
prepared for any emergency, a g
strong calcium light was thrown b]
upon the fort from one of the iron F
clads. From the vessel it seemed fs
as if one could have seen a cat it
walking along the parapets, but the el
light was deceiving. It was a c1
ghostly glare which betrayed those w
who watched instead of those who ta
Federal history called it a great
I victory, and the masses shouted
f glory without counting the cost or
k consulting the facts. To-day the
sea is pouring across the sand bar
in three or four different channeli,
r and in a few months more may see
white-capped waves rolling over the
spot where whole pages of a nation's
history were with bayonets dipped
in blood. M. QUAD.
Lt 5.
spring zaterils; nmy; Puslk;1Fool
nine Walking Ikb; Txmmna
At the basis lie a variety of light
wools, such as sheer diagonals,
cassimers, veilings, thick and thin,
while more dressy styles are wrought
with open mesh. Grenadines are
extremely handsome, being heaily'
covered withrich brocadeddsigis;
Summer silks are in stylish ging
ham patterns or in small and more
familiar checks, and distingnished
costumes will be made of plain
wools united with figured wools,
which show geometrical blocks.and
circles. Transparent cottons are
bestreen with silken figures in con
trasting colors; fine cottons are in
small checks combined with embro
idery or plain material to match, and
with both we find embroidery quite
a feature. Much of this embroidery
is in applique, and it is safe to pre
dict something of an embroidered
Summer. Cashmeres are heavily
imported this season, and satins are
again seen; yet are scarcely so safe
a choice as gros grain silks, among
which the cashemire Marguerite is
especially worthy. of not ee, eince
it does not turn gray, and beliig
made in Geno of thesoft Italian
silk, is not liable to crack. Now,
when the natural query arises as to
how these goods should be made
up, I can not do better than refer you
to Lord & Taylor's catalogue, sent
free on application, which gives fine
illustrations not only in this but in
all departments of dress, while in
connection with each is a carefully
prepared fashion article.
The perpetual flatness and close
ness of Winter capotes will be re
lieved by bonnets on the capote
order, but larger, higher, and often
showing either a gafland of flowers
about the face, or those fillings
which will be a feature in new milli
nery. Already, even in velvet, we
see a few of them, and ay prophet
may prophesy a successful Sum
mer's campaign. Becall, if you
can, an antique cap, such as your
grand-mother or great-grandmother
might have. worn. These bonnets
befrilled are almost exact repro
ductions, a band or double band of
ribbon passing around and apparent
ly binding the whole thing together.
Straws will be befrilled with lace,
or we shall have entire bonnets of
lace and other light materials. Nor
must the new "cockscomb bows"
be forgotten, for they are a verita
ble novelty. Made of narrow satin
ribbon, with ends sawed in imita
tion of a rooster's comb and set on
top of the bonnet, where with roo
ster-like effect they will flourish.
Poke bonnets will be quite as fash
ionable as the larger capotes just
mentioned, and for them.likewise
the cockscomb bow, or a bunch of
flowers just in front, will be popu
lar. Velvet ribbon is stylish, but
will not be light enough for these
peculiar bows, which are composed
of satin ribbon from an inch to
two inches in width. Immense
numbers of straws colored to match
costumes are imported, but there
are gilt, silver or bronze straws,
interlaced with gilt or silver, or
more quiet styles, such as Milan
braids, English split straws or chips.
Hats are both narrow and broad
brimmed, trimmed, in any way
to suit the fancy, ad oftener
trimmed with flowers than feathers.
Small flowers missed in bunches
or prolonged in garlands are mere
stylish thaa. large flowers, and gui
lands will frequendy takite-placie
of fillings about the face although
by no means so safe achoie
cause frills are becoming itevr.
body, while it is not every
can wear flowers.
rorked. Men stood upon th
arapets without discovery, an<
ie strong glare on the front o
ie fort deepened the darkness of
11 other sides.
On this night Federal pickets la3
i their rifle-pits within thirt;
eps of the ditch of Wagener, bu
iey neither saw nor heard any
iing to arouse their suspicions
here were less than 800 men it
ie garrison, and as night came of
key marched out of the fort ani
Loved away like shadows. The
ft sand echoed no footstep, and
D voice was raised above a whis
While the ghostly glare of th<
ilcium light fell upon the ram
irts, and while the Tiger of Wai
Duched in the sand only a few
eps away, listening, peering, glar
g, 740 men flitted across the sand
Battery Gregg without the whis.
%r of an alarm. For every pound
sand used in constructing Wage
ar and repairing it two pounds of
ederal iron had been hurled to
itter it down, but on this night it
ood there as proud and strong
id defiant as ever:
Before 10 o'clock the garrison of
ragener was rowing away from
:orris Island. The men had taker
teir muskets, but little eis^. Not
ze of the cannon had been saved
efore midnight the garrison o
regg had left, and there remained
ily the party charged with blow
g up both works.
The intention of the Confederates
as to leave nothing but two grea
>les in the sand to mark the sites
the forts. The orders transacted
om headquarters were very plain
d 'complete. The guns were tc
spiked, the trunnious knocked
f and the cartridges broken. Al
nmunition was to be placed in the
ain magazine, and - time fuses
ied for the explosions. The big
ins were to be jammed full of
)wder, sand shot and arranged
ith time-fuses to burt about time
the grand explosion. Gregg be
g five minutes walk from Wage.
r, was to have a ten minutes fuse
place of a fifteen, and the pro
amme was to have the two explo
one occur in the same second.
No move could be made at Wage.
er until after dark, and then il
as that a blow struck upon a gun
auld arouse all the Federal pick.
s lying beyond the ditch, The
ins were spiked by men crawling
lout like cats, but they could not
Sarranged for bursting nor the
irriages destroyed. The spiking
is better done at Gregg, being
rther away, but yet within si2
mrs after the Federals tooli
ssession every gun was in good
orking order.
The fuses had been repeatedly
sted, and each time they had
irned brightly and exactly such a
stance to. the minute. In eacd
rt the fuse was carefully laid and
d to a barrel of powder, and they
ere burning all right when thE
at boat left the island. And yet
rangely enough, neither fuse ac
>mplished the result deemed posi
vely certain. One went out alto
ether six or eight feet from thE
wder, and other became dis
ranged and was consumed with
it damage to anything,
The last boat from the island was
Lscovered by Federal picket-boats
id fired at, and ten minutes latei
was known to Gilmore's forceE
at Morris Island had been evac,
ited by the Confede.rates.
At a given signal Forts Sumter
hnson and other works turned
teir fire upon the evacuated forts
prevent the Federals from rush
ig in and extinguishing the fuses
id though this fire answered the
>ject in one sense it .failed ii
From April to September Wage
er had been stormed and assaulted
id pounded until almost every
ain of sand had soaked a drop o1
ood, but here it was at last in
ederal hands. Ten thousand in
ntry,- thirty cannon and mortari
Sbattery, backed by afleet of Iron
ads, had finally driven 720 mei
it of a sand heap, and Gilmorm
as half a mile nearer Charles
bete fre t1 -
thsam choggr
opeehite, nd lae d; - 1
de.' ese
zommwn iamiss
& M i mii l :ii
Mi cIArsaan
se pace- oe
edsgipleofng hie8p
or hide, and p ss
sile puar.ols are
tialy>sin e under~g
otinin,ad .tot re .
mstedin if whitie2
ore whie, and te ii
oeratie aronnd i
ble numse
inine s sekn e of
roukl, an w
meveral timesarun
the purpose. f
Not as 't0r fo r'
for thes ise
by passemeeI
mad here guiteiavo il '
ments A'
the 'beck of a dre i a 4(
two animal head sdK
frame, and :it
stylishly eanght by s -
6onvenient. If' b t,
lavishly nsed tha Ao Y
the varety4n(.casd
Bs ever,-.yet -
Bniah, -and mon -ai
vet ribbon is veij
rows, and vies with gros
cr three years ago eJ
pension lawyer to#4dhel:s
widow who wnd: sigl
back pay, and theap'
Washington to be hMIais
imong .the cobiwebs un
sterk had nothiag eseti
xmine them. Aftse
ad passed, ajoehng
thirty days since then heha
Red in with his:
"Well, any good neys f~
widder Jennings?"
At his 1astvtth
the lawyer replied
stereotyped fashoi u
"Do yovive &ea the
"Only one farm between'-' >
"And she has told yon
for the money?" j
"Well, not exactly t,g
kinder taken it ugnijselttg
If the widow Jennggt
$2,000 before ths first cCsi
heart is going to ya toi
her. If she don't getit, I anag
to marry an old?mahd vih
one acres of land and
oxen. I wouldn't have cem
to-day, but the widow she's a
ing and the old maid is1d '
purty as a bed of oniojs,
things is beginning toein
Lef, men laugh whenyo
Ecoe desire to duty, if thefy
You have time and eter*
rejoice in.
Cheerfulness in en
wearing quli~ has'
called the
The feeble tremble before
ion, the foolish defy it, the
judge it, the skilful.directie
The. ohidren 'of todaywe
the architects @1 our countaV
destiny in 1900L
How many lessons of fa
beauty we should l9
were no Winter i(
The defets a
Lhosq of iho -
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