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My Sweetest Song for TheeThere's
not u curchvu wind that blows
ltul ha* its own bolorod roso.
Ami when th' > c.*'- fbrctollii the hour
It hioMtoth' ' nicnibcretl bower.
And in Aonivj my. ll*?s u'cnj nimuC
Begins Hd goDtl'i serenade.
And though at DvC'li upon the hill*
It trifles with the morning rills.
And whispers to oucli flower it meet*
?Sonio gentle word Hint's full of sweet.-',
Still the dourest gongs it knows
Is saved for that beloved rose.
There is not a star in yon blue sky
llut downward tur.is a listless eve.
Until wandering glances rest
On tliat blue wave it' >vc.s I He ;
Then it begins to toll onco 111010
Tilings sweet as if unheard before.
The beauties of tho html may an*Mo.
That sport may turn and sport awhile,
, Willi those soft dews that \rvt the cheek
' Of Howoi'8 that wilti tiivli |??ff.ir.ic speak,
And though Its glniice nmy idly seeiu
To have for all a loving beam,
The first, 'he brightest, ami the last
On that blue wavo is fondly eust.
I linvo ft message for the roso
And for that wave that gentle Hows,
And they will tell to wind and star
Ofonesweot lovu that's brightest far.
Than finght that winds or stars of heaven
To flowers or waves have ever given,
And thus where'er thy homo may bo
I'll waft my swoetcst song for thee.
ft 'A (St IK >\ TT' IWI IS? IS*& IR)f) IN! (R?.
Sunday Readings.
" Their prayer came up to Hi* holy dwellingplace,
even unto heaven."?C'mhonici.kk.
No one will pretend tliat the necessities
of his licart or tho aspirations of his intellect
find on uavth amnle food to satisfy their
craving?. Home ami its priceless treasures
cannot absorb nil one's capacities for loving;
and the unfolding mind has constantly increased
powers of vi-' ". and desires to
grasp all that may o its comparatively
liiM'iblo acquirer ?ii?. Life becomes a
prayer,an aspiration, a thanksgiving, when,
this great fact acknowledged, the whole
f-o.il tends towards the Infinite; and prndui'ily
becomes pure in the presence of Iliiti
... 1.^ it... :??if
>viii* ir> jiuruj itauiK.
"When men truly feel their dcpcudonco
thoy truly pray. In the Hush of vigorous
health, iu the full tide of success, when
love's bright chain misses no previous link,
they are prone to forget Iliui in whose powerful
ham! nro hidden human destinies j
and it is only when one by one the earthly
strongholds arc removed and the soul begins
tu feel' its isolation, that the hitherto
trailing tendril* seek un alnclin^ support.
How humiliating tiic thought that not
iu the sunshine, the melody and the joy,
man seeks his Maker; hut only when the
storm lays low his proudest possessions,
when the Angel of Death summons his beloved
uwny. Then with crushed hopes and
shattered strength, with lacerated heart,
he acknowledges a power mightier than his
own, ami a need of something beyond his
lately cherished supports.
No one who has prayed with the whole
heart, will doubt the ofiioaey of prayer j
its contemners arc among those who never
threw the whole soul into the beseeching
cry, " Lord, be merciful to me a sinner!"
But the day comes to all when the nothingness
of curth stands out in living characters
nefure the awakened vision, nnd rvist
l>ack upon itself, the heart recoils at its
own loneliucss, and would fain recall even
thp humble petition lisped at the Mother's
lenee.
The eon goes forth from the haven of
home to commit his bark to the untried
xcuof life. N'jw duties, cares, temptations,
tloek around his path, and the old restraints
and supports arc withdrawn. From whence
???.? tl.A -..,1
vv.??v I/IIU Jll uuuuu^j OUII UJIIHUI tlliu
wisdom necessary to guide that bark into
the heavenly haven ? From whenee but
from the throne of God, in answer to the
soul's sincere petition ? And if no guidanco
or strength be sought, who shall wonder
if that bark ha stranded with all its
precious freight! The daughter turns from
the thondess ways of her girlhood, from the
changeless and measureless love of her motlior
nrwl f?!ivrii>? dill tuniliinn
once into a stranger home. Perhaps her
bright dreams will all there be realized ;
perchancc there awaits her in that promised
Eden only the serpent and the ashy
fruit. In either lot, how imperious the
rail for prayer ; that in the brightness and
the joy tho diver of all may stand first in
the heart's affections, or in the darknc.is
and sorrow His nrin nwy lead the stricken
one safely into the fdicltct of His presonco.
J.f we resolve to live without our heavenly
Father, wc throw behind U8 amid the wastes
>f lifo what we shall one day understand
to have been our only real good. What
we gra?p when Wc put him aside is only a
seeming substance. It is his love and approbation
that gives value to the world's
imnhni.se. tlmt linllftws nnr nmltli tlmf ?nnn
tifies our affcction. With his blessing all
is ours, without it there is nothing to com
pensate for life's hard struggle.
The sincere prayer finds acccss to Hi's
w?r ; no other ?an or should, since to address
Him with the lips while tho heart
ha t>/Ni3ni>nuA Su no ?aa1 ?r. ll I.-. ?
,sv,??v? ? IVOJ/VI4.7V; H7 HO IWIIOU UP II l? ."51II- |
ful. If it bo prayer, He rends its burden
before it forms itself in words; Riid like
heavenly dew, the sweet influences of His
spirit descends to refresh him who hungers
and thirsts after righteousness.
Prayer must never bo offered in the form
of dictation. " Noi. as 1 will but as Thou
wilt," is the childlike submission that avails
with find mid llAW nfton Tliuwill nnnnittla I
the gloomy mid rugged lot when wo have
besought Him thnt every bitter portion
wiight be spared tw. His answer, though
we knew it not, was indicative of the grcnt
love wherewith ho lores us.
If tho right spirit diotatcs our petitions,
we shall never doubt thnt.in nnavrnr will
vouchsafed ?m. lie who ob^ys Christ shall
Know of lifB doctrine whether it bo true;
and lie who feels himself strengthened, comforted,
supported, wilf need na other evidence
that his fnltcrinjr nroycr ascends to
Wod's holy dwolling-pince, even unto
JHeuvca.
"Murdor Will Oat-''
If wo remember rigbtly, it w?n Lord 101don
who was presiding over the bcnch of a
liOmlMii oriniin.il court, before whom the iucidout
occurred. A >uun was upon his trii
ill for thn iimrilm' iifn innn wlin ivns fiJiiml
dead upon llatnpsteud Ifcath; and n.bullet
in hia body uhowed tho 111 an nor of his
death, lie had been last seen in company
with the prisoner; but ns there was no
other testimony bearing against him, he
stood with unabashed front before the judge,
and smiled in ridicule at tho attempt of the
King's counsel to convict him of the homicide.
Lord JOIdon was holditur in his hand.
and li.stlcs.sly botwcen his fingers, the )>:ill
which hail been extracted from the body.?
Presently ho bcokoncd to mt officer to approach
the bench, which ho did ; when his
lordship inquired in an under-tone, if the
murderer Imd been searched. ? lie has,
your lordship ; but no money was found
VIJJUII HID liuinviu y liui IO 11/ i\(IU)>il mill/ II1U J
deceased hail any money in liis possession,
beyond about a sovereign in change. The
only tiling wo found was part of a strectbaliad,
from which a large j' > had been j
torn. "
" Let mo soe it," said the judge. Tt
was handed ?o him by the officer. In the
meantime, in mnnipulatiuir the bullet be
tween lii.s fingers, his lordship detected a
picceof blood-dried paperj moistening, and
gradually unrolling it, it was found to be a
thrce-corucrcd piece of a street-ballad; aud
on comparing it with the torn ballad, which
had been laid beforo him, it was found to
fit exactly, and to complete the whole.?
This piccc of paper which had formed the
wadding of the gun, was at once put in evi.
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UVIIV/M y V1IU Ltlilll WttO UUUY1VIVU , ilUU iUlUI "
wards made a full confession of his crime.?
Wo have never heard a more extraordinary
confirmation of the truth of the. ying, that
" Murder will outaudit is an incident
well confirmed.?Kn ic heritor Iter.
SleepThe
indifferent reader will most probably
glance over this little essay, and lay it down
without porcoiving ita merit. The attentive
reader will see that there are few words
of more than one syllable used in it. To
appreciate the ingenuity of such an effort,
one ha* only to try to imitate it:
Rest is sweet. When day has closed
and sounds of toil are heard no moro, night
draws her dark robe around the earth and
Ullj i) ?i(l> At.... -til. ?l. . ? .!! I
ovsua 11/ mviiQUHo. - i <111 j nuni witn L!iU WJII
and strife of the day, goes to his home, and
soothed by the lull is wooed to rest. Now,
as he lies on his eon , thoughts that vexed
him by dsty throng his mind. Ttis
sweet to nmsc on the joys of life, our loves
and hopes, as Sleep weighs down the lids
of our eyes and sheds his sweet balm o'er
the worn frame. One bv one our limbs
yield to his touch ; thoughts dance louud
us in a wild, mixed waltz?then one by one
they leave us: the mind makes mm fond
grasp at caoli loved shade as it flies, but
fails to seize it : the brain whirls, tho mind
acts no uioic, uud we "siuk down and cense
to be. "
This ii< sleep! so like death that sonic have
called them twins. But death wo fear,while
Sleep seems to ns a kind nurse who takes
to her lap the vexed child. AVe know that
| death bears lis on his breast to the world
we Know not, out wmcii we may not leave
when once our feet have touched its plains,
while Sleep leads us but to the world of
Dreams.
The bright world of dreams: nt. nigh',
we row our hark on its lakes and seas oi
glass; our feet tread its chores and wo walk
'mid its cells. Hrooks sing to us as they
leap on their way. Birds- with bright
plumes greet us from the boughs, as we pass
(id through the groves. No trees arc there
so green ns those that grow in the land of
dreams; no flowers so rare as those that
spring from the glad soil as wc draw near.
Towers crowned with gold throw back to
the sun the light he gives, and we glide on
through halls thronged with loved ones of
earth, or thoSe who passed from ns long since
to the world of shades. Night by night j
we talk to the loved ones there, and list to
the tales thev breathe in our earn : and nur
licarts swell with tho bliss wo feel. But
e'en the throb with which the heart greets
the joy is its dirge; for wo wake to weep
for the joy that lives not but in our dreaius
and is too sweet to be known on earth.
How wise a gift is sleep ! In the hush
of night sleep is born and re?t conies to
man. Morn comes; with the dawn he j
leaves his couch and goes forth to toil with
new zeal " as a stronir man to run a race."
Bach day of (oil has ito night of rest.?
Thug it is through lifo, till ut l\st death
comes, and man sleeps to wake to a new
life of joy or shame. As in sleep there is
no work, so thero is none in the grave.?
To one worn with toil the night of ^oath
must he sweet.
Hut there is no change there; " as the
tree falls so it must die:" I f tlien fW rlnv
of life bo lost, how sad the night. For
when the trump shall sound to wake us
from this last long sleep, we shall be judged
for onr vrorkf?; he that has done, well
shall rise to joy that ends not, he who has
done ill to slnuno and woe. Work, Nthen,
" while the day lasts, for the night conns
! when no man oan work."
Hon. Alexander H. Stephens, of
Jeorgia, was once running for Congress
with an opponent of unusually largestature,
and on the stump ono day the discussion
became exceedingly warm. Whereupon the
largo man said to Stephens, vbo is small
and delicto: " Why, J. could button your j
11 ? if .... i
cars ohcr, nnu swauow you whole, sir J"
To which rude renmrk Stephen* retorted :
" And y yon did, you would tlicn have
more brain,s in your stomnch then you ever
had in your hwul I" The laughter whioh
| followed effoetunlly dissipntod the ill-humor
wllioh vnu (mi/?iiirr m'nniwl
^ ^
UrON a trareler tolling Gen. X)oyle, *n
Irishman, that he hnd been where the bogs
wore so Itirjrc- and powerful that two of them
wottld ilrum u man's blood In ono night,
the potior(iI replied; " My good sir, wo
have the wmio animals in Ireland, but they
we oallcd hum bug<?."
Echo.
ONK OV ADUJJiON'S BONOS.
"Echo, tell iuo while I wintrier
O'er this fulry plain lo prove liiin,
It"inv aliouhord still avow* fonilor.
Ought I ir. return to love liimt"
Echo. Low him, love liiiu.
?' If "ho lovc.s, us is Mio failiion,
Should I churlishly forsake hfm?
Or, in pity to his pmniQU,
Fondly to my bosom take him 1"
Ecyo. Tuko liiin, take him.
" Thy advice, then, I'll adhere to,
Siuee inCupid'a chains I've led him;
And with Henry shall not fear to
Marry, if you answer 'wed him.' "
J.Clio. Wed liim, wcil liiui.
A 8tory for Boys.
" When I was six voars old," says a well
known mcrcluuit, "my father died, leaving
nothing to uiy mother but the chargo of myself
anil two young sistera. After selling the
greater part of the household furniture elie
had owned, she took two rmall upper rooms
in W street, and thore. by her needle,
contrived in some war?how I cannot concoivo,
when I recollect tho bare pittance for
which she work -d?to support us in comfort.
Frequently, however. I remember that our
supper consisted simply of u slice of bread,
seasoned by hunger, and rendered inviting
by tho neat manner in which our repast was
served, our tablo always being spread with a
cloth, which, liko my good mother's heart,
seemed ever to preserve a snow-white purity."
Wiping his eyds, the morclmnt continued,
" Speaking oi" those days reminds me of the
time when wo sat down to tlio table one evening,
and my mother had asked tho blowing
of our heavenly Father on her little defenceless
in tones of tender pathos that I romombei
vet, and which, if possible, must
n.k.u iiiuuu i1iu uiij^vim \yuu|>, miu uiyhivu llic
Ihtlo remnant of her only loaf into throe pico
'P, placing one on each of our plates, but
preserving none for herself. I stole around
to her. and was about to toll her that 1 was
not hungry, when a Hood of tears burnt from
her eyep, and she clasped ino to hor bosom.
Our meal was left untouched; wo sat up late
that night, but what wo said I cannot tell.?
a niiutt Him iiij rnuvnor uukcu to mo uvorc as
a companion thuti a child, and that when wo
knolt down to pray, 1 consecratod mj iolf to
ho tho Lord's and to Bervo iny mother.
"iJut," said ho, Hhis is not telling you
how neatness made my fortune. It wns
some time after this that my mother found
an advertisement in the newsnancr fur nn
i i y
errand boy in a corn mission store in H?
street. Without being necessitated to wait,
to have my clothes mended, for my mother
always kept them in perfect order, and although
on minute inspection they bore traces
of more than one patch, yet on tho
whole they had a very respectable air;
without being obliged to wait, even to polish
my tthocs, for my mother always kept a
box of blacking, with which my cowhides
must be not oft'before I took my breakfast;
without waiting to arrango my hair, for I
was obliged to observe, from my earliest
youth, the most perfect neatness in every
respect, my mother sent me to sec if I could j
obtain the situation. With a light 8tep I
started, for T had a long time wished my
mother to allow me to do something to as..!
_A. 1
si*t uer.
44 .My heart beat fa.st, I n^urc you, as I
turned out of W into Ji street, and
made mv way tiling to the number my mother
hud given me. ] summoned all the
courage I. could muster and stepped briskly
into the store, and found my way into
the counting-room, and made known the
reason of my calling. The merchant niuiI..r1
litis) f,.l,l IV... iU.., 1. ..
..X. tviu ???\^ mm bllUlU Hito UllUtUt'l U{,y I
who had conic in a littlo before me, lie
thought lie should hire. However, he u?kr*d
no some questions, and then went out
and conversed with the other boy, whostood
in the back part of the oflico. The result
was, that the lad who firat applied was difli
....j i i ?i? '? >
uiidoi;uj aiiu i v;iiiuruu tuu lucrcilttlll. CIHplnymeiit,
first as nil errand boy, then as u
clerk, afterwards as his partner, until his
death, when lie left me the whole business,
stock, &0. After 1 had been in his service
sonic year?, he told nie the reason he chose
mo in preference to the other boy was because
of the general neatness of iny person,
while in reference to the other lad, he noticed
that he neglected properly to tuck
down his vest. To this simp!e circumstance
has probably been owing the greater part
of my succcss in business."
nr... ? ?.
j tiMii ?? ?.v preuy woman is
one of the "institutions" of tho country?
an angel in dry goods and glory. She
makes sunshine, blue sky, and happiness
wherever sho goes. J Cor path is one of
delicious roses, perfumes and beauty. She
is a sweet poem, written iu rare curls, and
ch'oice calico, and good principles. Men
stand up lu:fi>rc her as so many admiration
points, to melt into cream and butter. Jler
K? 1!l i
nuiiM nuub 1UUII1I 1IUI 11KU IIIUKIC, OI" CIMII1CS
| of Sabbath bells. Without her, society
would lose its truest attractions, the church
its firmest reliance, and young men tho very
best of companions and couifort. J lor influence
anil generosity restrain the vicious,
strengthen the weak, raise the lowly, flannel
shirt tho heathen, and strengthen the
faint-hearted. Wherever you find tho virtuous
woman, you also find lirci.ide boquete,
/l] n ..-J ?- 1 If?! ?- I
| UIUIUI l^llMUVn, IMUfl, j^UIIU living, genue
hearts, music,light and model "inutttutions"
generally. She is the flower of humanity,
a vory Venns dimity, nnd her inspiration
the breath of Heaven.
A private Holdior, in one of the Irish regiments,
engaged in tho dreadful battle of
Salamanca. cried out during tbo hottest part
of the notion: ''Ooh, murder, I'm kilt ontire1>
!" "Arc you wounded V inquired an officer
near him. 'Woundod, is it. vour honor?"
replied tho gallant Emoraldor; " bo jubor I,
I'm worso tlnin killed out and out: wasn't I
waiting fortlio la?t quartor of an horr for a
pull at Jim Murphy's pipo? and thoro, now,
it's shot out of his mouth 1"
A OKNTi.EVAtf having givon grand party^
hit? tailor was among tho company, and
mm iiiu-j iiuuruBvuu uy ins mru.iui|>. my
dear sir, 1 remer?b?r your faco, but I firgot
your name/' The t#'lor whispered, in ft low
tone?-I made your brooches." Tho nobleirtnn,
taking him by th? band frxclftimcd.?
" Mnjor Breech**, I am bnppy to see you."
I * " You don't Reom to know how totftko mo,"
I paid n Yiilgnr fellow to a Mfttletoan be had
insulted. ''Yes I do," paid the gentleman,
1 twisting hitn by tho ncso.
- rito.ViWKNeK.?What a strange Provident,
that a mother .should he taken in
the midst of life from her children !" ?
Was itProvidence? No! Providence had
as.sitrn.2d her three seoro vears and ten : n
fj ^ ( /
term lon<j enough to rent hor children, anil
to sec her children's children ; Unt she did
not obey the laws on which life depends,
and, of course, she lost it. A father, too,
is cut oft in tho midst of lijs days. Jle ie
fi ifQnfiil mid 11 Jvtf i rWm whml pih'/rwi nnrl m1i.
inont in liis profession. A general buzz
arises on every side, " What a striking
Providence !" This man lias been in the
habit of studying half of tho night?of passing
his days in his office or in tho courts )
of eating luxurious dinners, and drinking
various kinds of wiuc. lie has every day
violated tho laws on which health depends.
n:,) i> 1 i irv i
lyiu j iuviuuiivu cui iiiui uii i j no evil ;
rarely onds here. The diseases of the father
are often transmitted, and n feeble
mother rarely leaves behind her vigorous
children. It has been customary in some
of our oilics for young ladies to walk in thin
shoes ni.l delicate stockings in mid-winter.
A healthy blooming young girl thus dress
cd in violation of heaven's lawa, paid the i
penalty?.1 checked circulation, cold, fever,
and death. " What a sad Providence !"
exclaimed her friends. Was it. Providence,
or her own folly ? Jxiok at the mass of
disc a es that are incurred by intemperance
in eating and drinking, in study or business,
by neglect of exercise, cleanliness,
and pure air; by indiscreet dressing, tight
lacing, &c.; and all is quietly imputed to
Providence. Ik there not iiupioty as well
as ignoranoc in this ? Were the physical
laws strictly observed, from generation to
generation, there would be an end to the
frightful diseases that orct life short, and
of the long list of maladies that make life
a torment or a trial. It is the opinion of
those who best understand tho physical .system,
that this wonderful machine, the body,
this " goodly temple," would gradually deoav.
and men would die ns iffnllinrr
j I ? ; e> *"
[ Miss tiahj ic kk.
Lost Stars.?T1k>> '-o study tlio heavuns
say that often n drops out of tho firmamont
or dies there, and in lost to sight forever
uftor. It might have been tho bright
star of hope of many a inariuoron the uncertain
sea of life. Its ua'.in, gontlo radiance
may have shed good cheer and comfort upflin
many a path dark with doubt and sorrow,
an 1 dread. Liko these drooping, dying sturs.
our loved ones go away from our sight. Tho
stars of our hopes, our ambitions, our prayers
whoso light shinos over botbro us, loading on
and up, thoy'suddenly fade from tlio firmament
of our hearts, and tlioir place is empty
and dark. A mothor'B steady, soft and earnest
light, that heamod through all our wants
and sorrow; a father's strong, quick light,
that kept our feet from stumbling 011 tho
dark and treacherous ways; a sifter's light,so
mild, so pure, so constant and so firm, shining
upon us from gentle, loving eye.*, and
persuading us to grace and goodness; a broth
or's light, bright, and bold, and honest; a
lover's light, forever sleeping in our souls and
illuminating our goings and comings; n
trioiid's tr o and trusty?gone out -forever?
No! no! The light luuj not gone
out. It is shining beyond tho stars, whore
there ??> no night auil no darkness, forever
ami forever
Save tub Dead I/Kaves.?If every horfeulturist
would rcfloct for u moment on tho
nature of fallen leaves which contains not
only the vegetable matter hut the earthly
lime, potash, &o., needed lor tho next
season's growth, and that too oxactly in tho
proportion required by the very tree and plant
ironi which thoy tall?nay, more, if thoy
would consider that it is precisely in this way
by the decomposition of tlioso very fallen
leaves, that nature enriches tho noil, year
after year, in her groat forest*, it would
scarcely bo possible for such ? reflecting horticulturist
to allow those loaves to ho swept
away by every wind that blows, and tinallv
lost altogether. A wise horticulturist will
uuigeuuy collect, ironi timo to tunc, the I
leaves that full under onoh trco, and by digging
them uudor the noil, provido in the
ohoapost munnor tho boat possible food for .
the healthy growth of tlint tree. In certain
vineyards in France the vines are kopt in the
highest condition by simply burying at tho
roots every leaf and branch that is pruned
oft* ouch vines, or ihut fall from thorn at the
end of the season.
A few nights ago, Mr. Joints, who had
l/Ouii Out uiktn^ liia ?*<i?o <iinl Oi|-*^*? *'''
homo Into, burrowed an umbrella, and when
his wife's tongue was loosened, ho sat up in
bod and suddenly spread out the parapluio.
" What arc you going to do with that thing?"
said she. ' Why, mv dear, I oxpocted a very
heavy storm to-night, and so I oamo prepared."
In loss than two minutes, Mrs. Jouos
was fast asleep.
A tipi'IjEa who had a heavy load on, ''fetch
ed up" against the side of n house which had
boon liovfly ]>aintcd. Shoving himself clonic
bv a vigorous otibrt, be took a glimpse at bin
shoulder, another at tliu bouse, a tinrd at bio
hand, and exclaiinod: "Well?bio!?that is
? AK.. 1* 1 - .1 1 - 1- ? 1 ?
it mmiiouiiucu uuiuiuos incK in wnoovcr pmnto?.l
that house, to loavo it standing out al! !
night for people to run ftgainat?liio J"
A I'EKSON who wns recontly oullod in
court for the purpose of proving the oorr^p.hipwi
n Kill wnj uol/u/1
lawyer whether the doctor did not make
several visit# after the patient wan out of j
danger? "No," replied the witness, "I
considered the patient in danger an long as
the doctor coutinucd his visits i"
A Grekk maid being nuked wl?nf fortune
she would bring her husband, answered
: " I will bring hiin what is inoro valuable
than any treasure?a heart unspotted
nnil virfuo ivitliwil <i oto5?? !o nil !?.?*
descended to wo from mv parent#."
A ooqukttr may bo compared to tinder,
which lays out to catch spcirka, but docs
not nlwuytt suoooed in lighting n mutph !
A.'. F.\ M.\ !
AN Extra Communication of Kooweo
T/mlgc, No 79. A F M. will bo held on
Mum 11 ay {netting tho4th of October next.
m ordor of the W.\ M.'.
_Jopi24 K. II. LAWUKNCE, Boo'y
"NOTICE.
k r r *> ?i-- v ?* **
A**u? pwiomin nmuuail IV HIV JVMIUU UI 9.
Alexander, dcooascd, most nmko pnymuut
before Heturn <lnv or tl.ey will l>o suet.
I>. A. ALKkANDKU, ) .. ,
T. M. ALKXANDRll, J Aam r"
Sopt 21, 1?5S 1U 2
PUBLIC SALE.
WILL fyp sold to the highest bidder, nt
l'iukuns.C. II.. on Salediiy in October
next, a THACt OF LAND, lying near said
town, containing One Hundred find Twenty
Acres inoro or Iokh, and fU^julhbfri lands of
Alnx Htlhiahv 1) M Kimnfiniiii' Attri nHiitpn.
This tract Vill l?o sold 011 n crodit of twclvo
mouths, tlie purehiiRo moncv to bo secured
by note, bearing intercut. with security.
-A LSO
At tho rcsidenco of Wr.i 'Stephens. on Tuesdnv
after Saloday, tho Cnttlo, llog.s, llouaohold
mid Kitchen Furniture, and other nron
erty, will l>e Hold. For sums of und under
$5 cash, ovof that amount the sumo tonus nnd
conditions its fur the land.
A. S. STKPIIKXS.
Aiir 23. 1858 0_ td
Administrator's Sale.
WILL be sold nt Knsley's Mill, on Tuesday
the 5th of October next, the following
property, us the Kstuto of Col. J. A.
K.iiftlov frk u-if
Planing Machine. Sash Machino, S'.iitiglo
Machine and Right for Pickens District;
large lot of Sash ; prepared and rough Flooring
Plank, and many other varieties of Lumber.
, Terms of fyilc.?On a crcdit nf nine months
with intovost, to be scoured by note and approved
security.
W. K. BASLKY, Adm'r.
Sept. 1") 185R 'J td.
Orrlirmrtr'n SnTn
J ~ ~?
BY virtue of an order to me directed by
W. J. I'ursons, TOtq.. Ordinary ol Dickens
District, I will sell to tho highest- bidder
on Saleday in Octobor nost, tho Heal Kstate
of Joshua Chapman, deceased, to wit:
One tract of L.itul, situato in Dickens District,
on Shoal Crook, adjoining lands of Carter
Clayton. Samuel Chapman and others,
containing One Hundred nnd Ninety-two
Acres more or iews; t?oiu for division nir.ur.g
the hoirs of said doc'onsod.
Terms or S.vi.k.?On a Orcditof twolro
months, With interest from day of snle. except
tho cost, which must he paid in cash. The
purchnsor to ??%o hond with good security,
to tho Ordinary to secure the payment of tho
purelmso money, with a mortgage of tho
promises if doomod i "coasary by him. Purchaser
to pay oxtra for titles.
L. 0. CIlAIfl, s.p.I).
l o toro - -?
OU|M. LOUO I Ul,
State of WouHi Carolina, .
IS OUUINAllY?CITATION.
WIIKREA8, Lewis Reese linth u)>|>HccI to mc
for letters of ndminSstrntlon upon nil unci
singular tho pirtcsnl estate of J.owis Katon, deceased,
lato of the Stnto of Indiana: The kindred
nnd creditors of said deceased uro, therefore,
cited to appear before inc. at I'lokens II.
on Monday tlio lltli Oet'r next. In h1k> w i iiiim.
if i?ny they etui, why snid IcUtro should not be
granted. Given under my bond and soul of office,
2!hl September,
W. J. I'.-* RS0N8. P.P.P.
A Final Settlement
A\,rll.Li l)o niudo, on illc JlUtli day of October
?i next, of the personal cat ft t oh of Wilson and
Jesse McKinney, dceenscd. All demands ngnlnst
either estate must bo handed in before that day
to JOI1N McKlNNKY, Adni'V. '
Inly 23. 18fi8 1 til
Estate Notice.
.4 FINAL Settlement of the K.?tntc of Ali\.
Ion lllnck, doceuRcd, will l?o inndo bofuro
tho Ordinary, at Pickens 0 11, on Friday t
the Mi day of November next. Those havincr
demands aoruinst the Kslnfi> niu*t r?nili>r I
Litem, legally nttoutcd, and tlio?e indebted
thevoto must nmko payment by Unit time.
K. IIUWIKS, ) . . .
R. IIUNNIOUTT, J Adm rs
August. 2, IKutt 3 3111
NOT ft) 10.
i PPI.lUATlON will be tnndo to llio J.cgi.sln.'V
(uroof South Carolina, at its noxl Ncssion.
for it oHnvU'r'tW '*T-lio Chuugu Litno und Mar,itruutiiring
Company."
July lit, 1858 61 .1m
JOS. J. NORTON,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
AND
Solicit or in I'](]iiilv.
I'ICKKNS COUltT HOUSE, S. C.
Jan. 1, lSf>8 25 tf^
NOTICE
IS hereby given that application will bo
. to tbo Legislature of South Carolina,
at its next nos?ion. for nn act to incorporate
tbo Baptist Church, ut Seconu.
August lKfiH :i 3ra
HIDES AND BARK
Wll.Ii BE BOUGHT AT FAIR PRICES
hv J. U N. SMITH.
Tan Yard, Jan 4. 1KS8 25-tf
notick.
4 PPLICATION will be Hindi- to llin I.pfri*ln
A turo of South Carolina, nt its noxt hchhuui,
for nn net to incorporate the Itetrout Churcli
und hinds.appertaining thereto.
Aug. 14, 1858 5 8m
| ivorici:. ~
4 PPLK.'ATION' will be liu'de to the Leginla|
A tare of South Carolina, at Hn next Hcsaion,
in ml nil iu iiiuwi jhjimt> inu unvu 01 I ICKl'Ilflvi.lo,
with tho unual power and privileges.
July !K.r,H 50 3m
'STATE OF SOUTH AIIOMKA,
riCKRKB?IK OHIIINAKV.
W. II. Jlowon and others | To WiU in
John Hnwcn, Kx'or. et aln. ) KO oWn 101 m"
WHKRKA8, W. R. llowcn anil othorn hnvo op
f * pn?vi ? ? mo w milc i? j'ujrer (im piiriiiijj iu
bo tlie hint Will and Testament of William llnvrcn,
deceased, late of Maid dist rict, proven in due
and aolenm form of law; And* it appearing to
my satisfaction that T. H. Howen, Jool Wellborn
and wife Martha, Thornton Hanson and
wife Klixabeth, and T. II. IJowen on<J wifo Nnncy,
defendant ti in this case, reside without the
liinitH of thin State : It in ordered, therefore,
?!...< 4i.. n A# /*..*?_ i.
I in HI/ IIIVJT ilUli^.Ul All M3Q *11111 is '? U.wimii-v. ?...
be held ut plckcnn Court llouae, on TturiKUy the
1-ilh day of October noxt, toithow cause, if any
they can, why *he *aid pnpf r, purporting to bo
tho lost Will nnd Testament of tho decorsed
aforoBiiid, should not be proven In duo form of
law. Given under my hand und seat of office,
tho 9th day of July, *1858.
W. J. PARSONS, 0.1-.0.
Ordinary**Offico, July 0( 19&6 An
Stale of Koitlh Carolina,
IV iiv?mniffcVM
i JiuueB M. Abbott ^
va ^ Sunnnone In Partition.
! N'nnb Abbott * others. )
IT rtpportrtttg tome tlml Noah Abbott nwiJno.
1>wH8 niwt wif*!?nrftb, rtofondnntn in thin case
rmhlo without tho limit# of thlftBtat*: l> U or- !
thftt they do-nppour Jn the tJrdfnary'H
office, ftt rickon* O. If., on Monthly the 11th
clny of Octol^r neit, rtud *?Kj?ct to the division
or Bote of the Hetil Kstiv*&?t' WllWnin Ahbott,
dcuonaed, or their conuent to tha suruo win ho
entered of record, > , t*4r'~- . I
I, W. J. PAR803B,
Oidinriry'B Office, July 8, 1W)8. i' 3m
Ordinary's Saio.
BY virtue of mi border to me dircetod by
W, J. Purenn*. Kst|., Ordinary of Picliens
district, I will nelI to tho highent bidder
on Snledny in October next, tho Ketil Estate
of Junio;}Oillilnnd. deceased, to wit:
One tract of Land,' situate in Pickens District,
on Adams' Oieok, adjoining lands of
JnrncK II. Ambler, Joseph Massingill and
other*. containing Ono Hundred Acres more
or less; sold for division among tlio hoirs of
said deceased. (
Terms ov Bm f.?On a orodit of twelve
months, with interest from day of sale, except
the cost, whioh must be pftid in cash.?
The purchaser to give bond with good security,
to the Ordinary to secure the payment of
tho purchase money, with a mortgage of tho
promisor if <lcoino<l nccossnry l?y blm. 1'uro'nser
to bftv extra for titles.
L. C. CIIAIO, s.p.i). t
Sept. 2, 1858 7_ t.l
S(aU> of Eolith ('iirolinn,
I'lOKF.X8?IN OHlHNAll V. .
Ux Pnrto ^ Volition to apply funds to
.J. Miiulucii, Siiv r ) the payment of itobts.
IT nppoaring that Joseph 1) l.ooper, Henry
Duncan (or Hester) and wife Polly, 1'eter
Phillips and wifo Caroline, John J'ritchct and
w'.fo ltnchel, reside without the limits of this
Stnto: It it! ordered, therefore, that they do appear
in tho Ordinary'* office, at Vkdteus C II,
on tlio first Motvdny in January nqst, and shew
cause, if any they can, why the prayer of the
said petition should not bo granted.
W. J. 1'AKSONS, o.r.n.
Ordinn'y'fl office; Sept. ^4, Iftfifl fa
K(u(c ol'^tuilli nrulina,
PtCKKNS-?IN EQUITY^
Avarilla (Irlllin )
vs I liill for Vnrtition.
)ros. Griffin, ct. aln. )
'rnppenring to the Coin I. upon bill filed. Ihnt
T .). I). Munsoll and wife Vosliti, Barton Grifttn,
Donjnmiii Griffin, Sargent Griffin, It. II.
Griffin, 11. A. liiHingftly and .Minerva; tlio
heirs at law of llailoy Griffin, deccaHed, to wit :
AvnvillaGriffin. Surgcnt .I. Griffin, Joacph GrjjL ""
fin; multlic hcirs-at-laW of W'.lliam GvifHn, <loccnscd,
r.ui.ioly: Avavilla A. Griffin, Nnncy V. fl|
Griffin, Klihu If. GHffin, lloHannuh M. Griffin,
ri it m...... r m n..:n;? ti n,.:i
xj. uiumi, raii.j ii. ?4IMUI.
fin, Thomas V. Griffin, Margaret T. GvilTin, .Miirthn
F. D. Griffin an?l June Af. S. Griffin,' rcsldo
without the limits of this State: 011 motion of
Ilnrrison, complainant's solicitor, it is ordered,
therefore. thut the said absent defendants do
uppenr in tliis hononfBlo court and plead, answer
or doninr to complainant's sabl bill of complaint,
within tbroc months from Hie publication
hereof, or tho same will be taken pro confisto
ns to tliem.
ROlTT. A. THOMPSON, p.B.v.n.
('oin'rs office, Aug 24, 13f>8 ftn?
JSstat? Notice.
i LI. porsons indebted to tlie Estate of Robert
1\ Stowait, Ksij., deceased, arc rcjuebted to
nmkc immediate payment} and those hating
domand* against said Mutate must present them
duly attested on or before Monday the 18tH day
of December next, or they v ill be barred. A
final settlement of this K?tate will be made before
the Ordinary, at Pickens C. II., on tlmt
day. ' TIIOS. II. PltfCI', Adm'r.
Sept. ft, 1R">8 8 8m
Slate ot'Wouth C arolina,
IX OHIMNAJIV?riCKKNS.
J. W. Kelly )
xh V Summons in Partition.
.lames J. Kelly, ot nlp. J I
IT appearing to mo that Jump* J. Kelly. defendant
hi thin cumo,resides without the limits
of thin State: It is ordered tlmt ho do appear
in tho Ordinary's OtRco, nt Pickens ('. II.. on
Monday the 11t.li day of October next, and ob
jcct to the division or snlo of tlie Kcnl Estate of
Audrey Kelly, decensed. or Ms consent to tlio
same will be entered of record.
W. J. PARSONS, o.r.i>.
Ordlnnry's QfRcc, July 8, 1858 "i
JEWELRY, GOLD '& SILVER.
,JKAN )3TK. FISCHKHSKK,
Wuiliulln, 8.
UA8 just now returned from New York with
n lurgc and beautiful niisortnn'iit of
WATCIIKS, .lEWl-Xpil,
uui.u mm l locks, Music HOJCes,
Combs, ItrusliuK, Kniiov Articles. l'erfumerv,
tio.tjw, (Sold Pens, ctc.; nil of which hn* hccn
bought IotOASU, uitrl which he offers for gala
on the most iioroiiiwodntinc terms.
C*iylJc Iilpo KV-pAtRR WATCHB$ and otbor
nrtides in his line, mil solicits the ]>ntronn^e
of the Diiblie. His stand is ncni' the ituhiie
square, n< WulhnUa, 8. C.
Deo. 15. 1850 ,24 ___ If
t. vtixoBurii, jm. j. w. HAvmaox. n. r. iu'm.iam.
N OillllsTlI A1UUS0N & PULUAM,
AUorn?!y? nt ln\v, \
WILL nlicml pvoiojilly to nil nttalnQtw entrusted
to thc'iv ennj. Mb. VuIi.iam con ?1
OFFICE AT I'lCKKNS C. II., s.
Hop?. r,, i8r?? o ir
W. K. KASI.EY. 18 A Ac WICK M YVK,
EASLEY & WICKLIFPE,
Atloriii'TM ni law.
\7 \rlI.Ii nttonil nunetuallv lo nil biufiii'Ms. en
1 T tfustod to tlioir euro in tho 1'inti-jcH .'
compiinlng the Western Circuit.
OFFICE AT PICKENS C. II., H. C .
flopt. U5, 18 if
iumberTltjmber!
TMIJS undWHigiicd nve now prepared to fill or1
der* for LUMRKIt of Ml.kinds. at their Mill!
on ()concc Creek, aovon milea nrirtli-enat of Wiilh?llii.
Lumber will hi delivwied if lb ?r dewlrcH;
by the purchaser. Our terms will be >nrid? accommodating.
niul we nvspertfully solicit the patronage
of tiie public. JAMF.S GKOROK.
M. F. MiTcinai,,
Feb. 10, lft57 fll J, N. LA WRENCH.
NOTICE. "
APPLICATION wittbo ntadn to the nest noik
sion of (ho South Carolina Legislature for
a public road, to leave the Clayton roud iicMir
Onmbrell Rraxeftle'd, to pass near Wagner's saw
l?*M MlftWA f A Wilft/lu fAfjl ki f
Aug. 14. 1868 , ft Oin j*#* iP
PREMIUM CGOKl NO STOV18, **
OF all ni*os, with and without Hollow-ware*
For Hale by it. FT.
Opposite "Planter'* Hot?l, Walhaiia, ti.O. **
a.a 1 d*s? i ...
| t TI
JMalc of NoiHh < lu oliua,
fl* OKWIMARr-a.
F. Cox 1
vrs > fiuntmouo In IVr'iHon
Edwnid (.*ox, et.. nl?. J
IT uppcfirinR to my gnmfnrtion inatdnnn Cox,.
Murindu Cox. Onbritd CiML-.itohnrt Cox. l/u
Moloil and *ff* WnoiWh, flcofge
ami wlfo .Va?c, flewgc Glow .'mil wife |thod?, m
reafcfe without tho limitr< of this It in or
dered; theroforo, tlmt tlicy do nj^K-av ?* *hc(>vduiary'a
oftioe, ftl 0*
Hth day of November tiexi. nn<t object to Hvedi
..I .. ' . .. 1 . r . I. .. O ... ? t/..l..t<w f.1
S?e?~ Swwaae
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