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THE IRON-HEARTED LOYER. In the big crowd of excursionists sitting on , the City Hall steps for a rest, the other day, j was a young man of excellent length of legs, i and a girl with sixteen auburn curls hanging j down around her head. They had scarcely 1 settled themselves and locked fingers, when i she cautiously observed : "I 'spose they have soda-water in this towu ?" "I 'spose," he replied, "but the last thing afore we started I promised your mother not j to let you drink any soda-water. It's the | worst thing in the world to bring on con- ; sumption." She was quiet for a moment, and then, j pointing to the left, remarked: ..T - xL-x CI 1_ ?J.: T "i see mac oaran is eaciug pcanuio. x 'spose they have peanuts in this town ?" "Wall, yes, but your mother cautioned me the last thing not to buy any peanuts for you. The shucks are apt to git into your windpipe. The Queen of Holland was choked to death in that way." Pretty Boon a boy came along with some fruit, and the young woman felt obliged to say : "Them apples and pears look awful nice." "Yes, they do," replied the prudent lover, "but I promised your mother, at the depot, not to buy any fruit for you. Them apples look nice, but if you git the toothache started on you, then the whole afternoon is busted." The young man had just commenced to take comfort again, when she innocently remarked : "When I came up here last summer with Jim, he bought more'n two pounds of candy." "Yes, and what was the result?" he demanded. "You fell down cellar that very week, and didn't Jim have to light out last winter for bustin'in the school house door?" She had got down to water, and with considerable sarcasm in her voice she inquired : "I can have a drink of water, can't I ? Mother didn't say anything against that, did she?" "Wall, no, not exactly," he slowly replied ; "but she gin me an appealing look as the cars moved off?same as to say that it ought to be kind o' warmish water, if any ! You sot here and I'll borrow a dipper somewhere." She "sot," and it was all of an hour and a half before he again succeeded in getting his arm around her.?Free Press. Old Si Has no Faith in the Green"'"f"?"Hopfl ain't, nn nsp. hndderin' wid DAViVDlkC. Jk/VAV M.u w me," said old Si to Amos: "I smell wood 'round in dis naborhood an' I'se gwine ter feed ray saw on hit 'fore sundown." "But anser the queschin," urged Amos. "Well, Amos, look heah, boy, I'se bin outen town an' hain't been readin' de labils on de pollytishuns lately. Fi on'erstan'syer, you is one ob dese Greenbackers ?" "Dat's de kine of frackshunable kurrency lis!" "Ant ez I furder on'erstan's, dey is prepozin' ter run 'ginst de reeg'lar Dimmocrat noroynee ?" "Dat's de trale he's on !" "An' he's tryin' ter suppress on de 'publicans de needcessity ob waltzin up to de poles an' 'sportin' ob him for ter beat de Dimmocrats ?" "Anything ter beat dem 1" "Well, now, 'fore I'd go inter dat 'rangement, I'd like ter bab de pedigree ob dat Greenbacker er little mo' sartin dan I'se got it now. I'se feer'd he's one ob dese crosses frum er independint outen er sorehead. I likes a thererbred scrub !" ' "Yas, but he's wid us now, sho 1" J "Wid yer now ? But whar are he gwine ter be arter de 'lecshun ? When yer comes to ax him fer ter stan' on yer stress warrint ' till next week, whor'll yer tree'im at? Now, j lemme tell yer dese new branded Greenback- ( ers is like unto dese summer lizzerds?dey's | green on de grass but when yer runs 'em onto er rale dey's ezgrey ez Confederit jeans! An' dey's got no chance 'ginst de Dimmocrat party. Yer heah me! Hit's like b'ar-meat?de mo' yer chaws on hit de bigger hit swells." 1 And the old man felt of his saw aud ambled 1 away.?Atlanta Constitution. < The Philosophy op Strikes.?"Where J are vou eroine with the puppies, my little i man?" asked a gentleman of a small boy < whom he met with three pups in a basket. s "Goin' to drown them," was the reply. < "I want a pup for my little boy tc play with ; what do you say to letting me take one of them ?" "I'll sell you one," spoke up the boy with true American enterprise. "I'll sell you this yaller one for half a dollar, the black one for 75 cents, and the spotted one is worth a dollar." "I think my boy would like the spotted one best, but you ask too much for it. You had intended drowning all of them. But I'll give you 25 cents and save you the trouble of drowning the spotted one." "Twenty-five cents for that spotted pup!" exclaimed the boy; "I can't stand it; taxes is high ; rent is high; groceries is high ; oil i is down and going lower?oh, no; I can't < take less than a dollar." < "But you intend to drown?" I "Take the black one at 75 cents." "My little boy wouldn't like the black yy one. "Take the yaller one at half a dollar, and < he's dog cheap." "I don't like his color." "Well, then, you'd better tell your little boy to play with his toes," and he continued on his way to the river, remarking that "No i party can dead-beat his way on me these hard times." i A Way Passenger.?He was a "culle'd tramp," and approached Conductor Jase Phillips as the train hauled up at Pewee. "Is you de captin' ob de kears ?" "Yes," replied Jase. "Don't want fo' to hire any deck hands, dux ye?" "No! I'm not running a steamboat." "'Zac'Jy! Mout I ride straddle ob de cow-snatcher to de nex' landin'?Ise busted an' a long ways from home." "Get | on ! All aboard !" and the negro straddled j the "cow-snatcher." Ed. Gilligan pulled out i the throttle wide open, and the train had not j gone more than half a minute before the en- i gine collided with a cow, throwing it over a i fence into a cornfield, and the negro after the cow. Next day, coming down, the negro!" limped up to Jase at the same depot and said : ! "Boss, I didn't ride fur with you on dat cow- i snatcher. Kase you see de cow wanted to [ ride dar, too, an' dar wan't room fo' bofe of I us, so we got off togedder up here in a c'on-! field fo' to rest. De nex' time I rides wid you I'll freeze to de tail-gates ob de wagon? i hit's safer."?Louisville Courier-Journal. One Exception.?He was an old physi ciao, and he was declaiming the other day 1 against the propensity of eatiDg unripe fruit and vegetables. Said he, "There is not a fruit or vegetable growing in our gardens that is not best when arrived at maturity, and most of them are positively injurious unless fully ripe." "I know one thing that ain't so , good when it's ripe as 'tis wheD green," inter-' rupted a little boy, in a very confident but modest manner. "What's that?" sharply said the physician, vexed at having his prin- j ciple disputed by a mere boy. "A cucum- j ber," replied the lad. We read of a Pennsylvania man who I cured himself of dyspepsia by chasing a chromo agent over a mountain nine miles high ; j but there is a man in the Valley of Virginia J who for forty years has enjoyed, with an everincreasing relish, setting a pack of hounds on every lightning-rod man and book agent who , has stopped at his gate. This, he says, has contributed to his amusement and good health. jSnodgrass says the prettiest sewing ma-1 chine he ever saw was about seventeen years I old, with Bhort sleeves, low-neck dress and gaiter boots. Mht Ifaw and fireside. From the Southern Cultivator for September. THOUGHTS FOR THE MONTH. This and the next month constitute the proper period for planting what are usually termed "fall crops," and we desire to impress again upon the reader the exceeding great importance of having the land devoted to those crops very rich. Fertility is a protection against cold?it gives a vitality to plauts which severe cold cannot destroy?it will make them grow in cold weather, when plants on poor laud do well even to hold their own? and when spring opens, gives them a start a long ways in advance of the latter. Coarse, bulky manures, such as stable, cow lot, and leaf and muck compostB, may be safely and advantageously applied to these crops. There is little danger of losing their valuable constituents by leaching, and the long winter, with its abounding moisture, affords ample opportunities for them to rot, to be diffused through the soil, and become available to plants. The more concentrated and soluble commercial fertilizers may also be applied, but it is better to divide them, using only a ?'-4 on/1 flio nfKop n/tpfinn ftc park JU llie auiuiuu, auu iuu vvuvi ? a top-dressing in spring. Dauger from drought not being probable, the manures should be placed near the surface, the rains will take care of them and distribute them sufficiently for the convenience of plants. WINTER GRAZING LOT8. The value of these can hardly be over-es timated. Waiving entirely the saving ot corn and forage, whose place they may take in considerable quantity, they pay most handsomely in promotiug the health of stock. No one who has seen the eager avidity with which animals feed upon green food in the spring, can doubt that their health imperatively demands it?it cannot be simply a matter oi the palate. These lots also pay in flowing milk and golden butter, and thus indirectly promote the health of the household as well as thatoi the stock. Every house-keeper is entitled to a good supply of these articles, and he cannot be called a noble farmer who does not recognize this fact, and what is more, supply them bountifully. In addition, these lots, ii placed in easy view of the dwelling, break the dreary monotony of the winter's land scape, and relieve the sense of universal death. Is that not worth something ? But the adornment of our homes is too great a subject to be developed here in passing, and we leave it for another time. The mistake usually made, is in not having these lots numerous and large enough. The consequence is, they are grazed too closely, the plants become weakened, and furnish but a moiety of what they would have done under proper treatment. Not less than one acre to each animal should be the rule. The lots should be subdivided, that a part may be grazed for awhile, and the animals then transferred to another part. The best plant for such lots is barley. Having enriched and thoroughly prepared the land, so w four bushels of seed per acre. Sow half the seed in one direction, and the other half across the first; this will insure a more regular distribution, then plough in and drag or harrow and roll. Do not begin to graze until the plants have become strong and well oof Tho noYt hpat nlant is rve?more hardv than barley, and less affected by co'd, but less relished by stock. If possible sow seed raised in your own locality?Western seed will fail to give satisfactory results. To secure still greater variety of food, the California or bur clover, or crimson clover, may be sown. These are both annual plants, and furnish good grazing in the very early spring. For soiling purposes, eithef of the above plants may be used, but perhaps the best ol ill for that purpose is lucerne. A good deal has been published by us recently on its cul tivation, and we will not repeat here?remember, a deep loam, rather sandy and excess vely rich, suits it best. OATS. Having disposed of the grazing lots, the :>at crop next demands attention. Georgia farmers so thoroughly recognize the great ralue of this crop, it is useless to urge its jlaims upon them. They have learned to rely upon it as the cheapest and best food for work stock. The red rust proof has pretty well superceded all other varieties, and when sown in the fall on good land, constitutes one >f the surest crops grown?certainly not more liable to be cut off by winter-freezing, than the corn crop is by summer droughts. Whilst *ood crops are often made by simply harrowing in the seed in the cotton fields during the present month, the prevailing opinion is in favor of ploughing them in?picking over the cotton, then running a furrow as close as possible on each side of the cotton, sowing jeed and covering by ploughing out the mid lies. In the northern parts of the cotton belt, this should be done by the 1st of October?in the lower cotton belt by the 15th or 20th. Some winters they may be sown still later, but as that cannot be known in ad vance, it is best to be on the safe side and bow early. If they should come forward too early, graze moderately before frost; but our experience is, the less they are grazed in winter the better. Sow not less than two bushels per acre, on very rich land. Some sow four to five bushels, and we begin to hear of 140 bushels or upwards per acre being made under such conditions. In these cases, however, the measurements have not been made in a manner to satisfy every one. Oats may also be sown on corn and stubble land. It is not uncommon to grow two or three successive oat crops on the same land, sowing the seed and turning them uuder with the weeds and stubble. Cotton seed and phosphate, 25 bushels of the former to 100 lbs. of the latter is excellent manure for the crop?ploughed in with the oats. The cotton seed must be killed when used at these early sowings?else they will come up and contribute little to the growth of the oats. clover and grass. September has proved with us the best month for sowing clover and grass on uplands?on bottom lands they will do as well if sown in early spring. For graes, make the land rich with nitrogenous manures especially?for clover, with phosphatic and mineral manures. Never stint seed?overdo rather than underdo the matter?failure often begins just here. turnii-s. Where turnips have been drilled, thin out to a stand as soon as possible, and give good cultivation?first with a deep ruuning plough, subsequently with sweep?keeping the drill clean with the hoe. The turnip has a very short season in which to develope, and it needs all the help it can get. preparing land for wheat. If a clover or grass sod, or stubble land is to be sown in wheat, it is best to turn them over during this month, and pretty early in it. After turning over, several shallow ploughings, harrowings and draggings should be given, taking care not to disturb or bring to the surface the vegetable matter that was ploughed in. A fine surface tilth is very essential to wheat, and oue ploughing will not nv otuklio lwnrl on enttnn glVC lb) IU OUW VI umuvjtv V ? land, the previous workings of the cotton will suffice, if supplemented with a good ploughing and harrowing at the time of sowing the wheat. There is one good thing about farming? a man can always raise enough to eat if he is any account. He can raise his potatoes, cabbage, onions, turnips, beets, etc. He can grow the strawberries, raspberries, grapes, apples, peaches, and other fruits, to satisfy the wants of his family. He can have poultry and eggs the year round. Milk and butter in abundance. He can have veal, mutton and beef. He can produce his own pork and make bacon and lard to last a year. The people of the town, if they have these articles, must own the money and save it to buy them. This is a big item in favor of the farmer.?Rural World. ; Ipsfdlaueousi fading. A CRUSOE WITHOUT LEGS. In his own room, in a lodging house kept! by his sister in South Washington square, : New York, a reporter found Mr. Samuel j | Barnes. After reading a letter of introduc-1 i tion which the reporter presented, Mr. Barnes said: "Ifit wasn't that Captain Trenwith I (the author of the introduction) had been so ! kind to me, I would not talk to you. How! ever, to oblige our mutual friend, the cap! tain, fire away with your questions." The reporter lost no time in complying, and was put in possession of the following strange story: "I sailed from London," said Mr. Barnes, "in July, 1872, as second mate of the ship Benares. We were bound to Bombay by way of the Cape of Good Hope, aud thence with a load of coolies to JDeraerara. The Benares was an iron ship, in splendid condition. We had unaccountably bad weather for three weeks, which ended in a terrible storm. ? 1 ? _ .1 j r :i VY e were caryingoniy a ciohu reeieu juresan and fore saiy sail when the iron truss on which it is partially supported, snapped. The yard still swung by the slings, and the men were ordered aloft to secure it. I was standing on the deck when one of the slings parted and the yard came crashing down. It knocked me off ray feet and smashed both ray legs half way betweeu the ankles and the knees. Being an emigrant ship, we had an experienced surgeon. He performed a skillful amputation, as you see. But a fierce fever followed, and wheu we spoke an American ship bound for the Sandwich Islands, three weeks later, I was put aboard of her to be removed to the hospital in Tahiti. In March, '73,1 was all right, and stumping about town on two wooden legs. "The Alexander Scott, a California schooner, was about to sail for home and I obtained a passage on her. The crew and passengers of the Benares had made up a purse, and that, with my pay, amounted to over 300 pounds. A subscription was also circulated in the islands, King Kalakaua heading the list with 6fty dollars. I had altogether nearly 82,500. The Alexander Scott ran short of water ou account of her tanks leaking, and we ran for a group of uninhabited islands 800 miles from Tahiti, where the whalers had sunk barrel wells in the beach. The group is called the Freshwater cays. The schooner's cargo had been badly stowed, aud wheu we anchored off the islands the captain set all hands but the crew of the water boat to work re-stowing it. I offered to take charge of the boat, which I could very easily do, and went ashore with it, remaining all day on the beach. Two days were spent iu this way. The morning of the third was threatening, and the men worked hard to fill the last of the casks. At noon, while the boats were alongside the schooner, it came on to blow all of a sudden, and a tremendous surf began to roll in on the beach. As the wind was, it was a lee shore, and the schooner had to slip her cable and beat out to sea. I watched her vanish in the storm mist with feelings that can never be described. I waited and hoped two, three, four days, a week, and a fortnight. Then I kuew that I was abandoned. As I have since learned, the Alexander Scott was dismasted and waterlogged, and after drifting nearly 1,600 miles, the captain aud crew were taken off by a whaler and carried into Panama. "However, that is not my story. The whalers who occasionally visited Freshwater cays had built a cabin of cocoanut logs, and in this I found shelter. I had brought a flint and steel ashore with me to light my pipe. Up to the time my last hope of rescue by the Scott vanished, I had kept body and soul together by eating cocoanuts, with which the island was covered, and a huge heap of which the meu had collected. Now I set ray wits to work to provide myself with better fare. It was the beginning of the season when the turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. I made a number of attempts to capture them, but my movements were so slow that they always escaped me. At last a ruse suggested itself. I buried myself in the sand at a place where they came out in great numbers, and so captured any quantity of them. I simply nm nn tKoir Kaolra in tliO qKaHa ' tUI U Oil UIIVUJ VII 1/1AVA& VUVUU *u vuv uiimxwi "It was terribly monotonous living, though. Nothing but green turtle and turtle eggs, with such cocoanuts as occasionally fell from the trees. I used to vary the fare by making turtle stew. I cleaned the back shell of a j three hundred pound turtle and made a soupkettle of it. I would fill it with meat and water, and then drop red-hot stones in it uutil it boiled. "I naturally became very expert in moving about. I cut my wooden legs down to about a foot in length, which made navigation much easier, too. But I could not climb, and the fresh, green cocoanuts on the trees made my mouth water to madness, until Providence solved the problem. I found a dead shark on the beech, and cut long strips from his skin, which, as you know, is atmost as rough as the edge of a saw. By winding these around my stumps, I found that I could claw my way up such trees as inclined at any angle, as well as a telegraph repairer climbs a pole with his steel grapples. After that I had all the cocoanuts I wanted. "But you can't fill your paper with ray yarn so I'll cut it short. I was left on the island in May, '73. In November, 1874, I was taken off by the whaler James K. Polk, which put in for water. By that time I had contrived to make fishing tackle out of turtle gut and bone and catch fish. I had also found a mussel bed under the lee of the island in a reef of coral rock, so I was feeling more comfortably. But you cau imagine what a scare the Polk's crew were in when " ? m r\ r* ttiifknilf 1 OrtO Or\/l Utlfll O 11!\+y onw a uiau niiiuvui i&go um* niui? ?* beard that touched the ground, waddling toward them and screaming for joy. They got bravely over their fright, however, and carried me to Honolulu. There I met Captain Trenwith, who was driving a brisk miscellaneous trade among the islands with a little steamer. He became interested in me and made me his supercargo. He had artificial legs brought for me from America. It was never a question of wages between us. He | treated me like a brother, and when he gave j ! up business last February he brought me ! | here with him. When we landed he made | j me a present, which will keep me above water : ! for many a long day. But there's another j strange thing. When I got here my sister 1 supposed me to be dead. The captain of the | Alexauder Scott had published an account of my being cast away ; aud, of course, everybody supposed that, crippled as I was, I would perish miserably. The captain had secured ; my money belt along with his own valuables ' when he was taken off the wreck, and knowing my sister's address from me, he forward- 1 ed the money to her. So, you see, all ended ! well after all." Mr. Barnes is an Englishman, of almost thirty five, ruddy, healthy, and save for his 1 mutilation, a model of a physical man. Mr. Spurgeon has changed greatly in the 1 past twenty years in the opinion of a tourist, \ who describes him as "having become broad and thick set; a heavy suit of brown hair, j with beard aud whiskers surrounding his face, i gives him the appearance of an English sea : captain, rather than that of the mo6t popular ! clergyman of England. He never had any of j the outward semblance of a clergyman, and | looks less like it now than ever. At first sight the stranger looks upon him with a feeling of disappointment, and asks himself?or . more frequently those in the next pew?wheth- ( er that can possibly be Mr. Spurgeon. He comes on the rostrum, tor he has no pulpit, and looks more as if he were the sexton ar- i 1 ranging the books for the, pastor than the great preacher himself." , It is the confession of a widower, who has been thrice married, that the first wife cures a man's romance, the second teaches j him humility, and the third makes him a , philosopner. ' IjUatlittjj ffl* tk* ^abbatU. CONDUCTED BY REV. ROBERT LA.THAN. RIGHT USE OF THE WORLD. Fanaticism and Christianity differ vastly in regard to this world. Fanaticism fancies the earthly and the heavenly as in necessary antagonism. In dark, morose feeling, or in gloomy, anxious shyness, it turns away from the rich world as if it were not God's creation, but the devil's work?as if all its charm, all its beauty were only hellish enticement. True religion, on the contrary, does not propose to abolish worldly pursuits, but to regulate them. It requires us, not to go out of our lot and condition in life, but to live above it. We are to "use this world as not abusing it. When is this done? We make a right use of this world when we contemplate the wisdom and goodness of God displayed in it. It is everywhere visibly impressed with the finger of Deity ; it is full of design, beauty and excellence. It presents endless matter for philosophical and scientific investigation. Its size, its diurnal and annual revolutions, its place and position in the solar system, its variety and verdant surface, its continents and islands, oceans and rivers, mountains and valleys, its mineral productions, wonders and curiosties, its atmosphere, splendid and star-bestudded canopy, hounties and blessings in the form of food, and its enjoyment for its millions of inhabitants?all these are subjects for varied and profitable investigation and reflection. We use the world as not abusing it when ! we thankfully enjoy the blessings of Divine providence in it. It is not only the region of existence, but of enjoyment; not only of life, but of pleasure. God has given it as a rich domain to man ; for him he sends the sunshine and the shower; for him all the variety of the seasons, filling his heart with joy and gladness. Now, it is the will of God that His goodness should be received and enjoyed in connection with the exaltation of His blessed name. "Every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused if it be received with thanksgiving, for it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer." The great point is, not to use the world to excess by placing our hearts unduly upon it as our favorite portion and principal happiness, and by suffering it to draw off our thoughts and affections from the superior blessedness of the world to come. We must not permit it to tempt us to excess in eating, drinking, dres9, equipage, or in any article of the parade of riches. Religion by no means enjoins a sor di<l, niggardly, churlish roauner of living. It allows us to enjoy the blessings of life; but then it forbids all excess, and requires us to keep withiu the bounds of moderation in our enjoyments. We use the world aright when we make it the place of passage to a better. It is not our rest, nor portion, nor continuing city. The mariner abuses the ocean if he is always at anchor. The pilgrim abuses the way to the holy festivities if he rear a dwelling and advances not in his course. The creature abuses God's gift if he worships it instead of the Creator; so with the world, we are to sail over it to the better laud. Traveling through it, we are to direct our steps toward the celestial Canaan, we are to enjoy its blessings, hut adore the Giver, and to allow the gift to allure us to the residence of the great and blessed Donor. We use the world, as not abusing it, when we try to improve it by our residence in it, exalting it, renewing it. This is to be done by the influence and talents of God's people in it. He blesses them, and makes them a blessing. The word is dark, and they are to shine; polluted, and tbey are to be its preserving salt; condemned, and they are to be its intercessors. By their spirit they are to condemn its sin ; by their lives to allure others to the way of godliness; by their influence to convert the inhabitants, and by these to bring showers of blessing on it. Sins of Christians.?We met with an extract in one of our English papers on the subject of the sins of Christians. Sin is sin ; and the sins of Christians are worse than the sins of heathen. This writer remarks: "I meet with Cbistians who, because they have been once washed from their sins, seem to think that they need not be very particular about the little ways of their daily life. They are not prepared to die ju3t now ; but they look for a general cleansing when the day of their death comes. They do not care to have a clean conscience before God every moment. They think it easier to wait. If only they die well all will be well. So the little sins are allowed to remain and to grow. The heart is uncomfortable, faith is coufused, hope is dim, life is not holy. Never mind, they think, we shall be all right at last, we shall sing with joy in heaven. Now, it is a blessed truth that, being justified by faith, we have peace with God, through our Lord Jesus Christ. (Rom. 5: 1.) But if you would have abiding peace and growing strength to serve God, you must remember that we are justified by Christ that we may be sanctified by His Spirit. The look of faith must be continued all along.?Southern Churchman. Jesu.s.?"Talk to me of Jesus," said an ? /-? I - J.V _ 1 I ageo unristian, wnen on me uanKs or tne river that was soon to bear him away. "Tell me of Him whom my soul loveth, and of the many mansions 'where He dwells with His own' io glory, and where I shall 'soon see Him as He is.' It is the news of the Master's household, I long to hear; advancement of His cause, and the progress of His kingdom. Do not tell me of things that are passing away. I care not for them. This world and all its possessions must soon be burned up, and wherefore should they dwell in my affection? I have a homo that fire cannot touch ; a kingdom and a crown that fade not I away ; and why should I be concerned about affairs of the day?" Tell Jesus.?Jesus, the Chief Shepherd, even now appears, and meets with his own people, as he did with his disciples of old. As they traveled with heavy hearts to Emraaus, Jesus himself drew near, and inquired what j they spoke of one to another, as they walked ! and were sad. Jesus loves for his people to j tell him their troubles, eveu though he knows I all ; he wants to be informed of the cause of I their grief, manifesting the deepest interest in ; their concerns, as one that would advise, re-< Jeve or help them. Such humanity he will I display in his dealing with his people now,; although he has entered into his glory. . Trivial Troubles.?A good way to get! rid of trivial troubles, and also puerile faults, j is to contemplate the great things of God.; With the mind full of God, heaven, Jesus' i sacrifice, the judgment, and the other great j objects and realities presented to us in the j gospel, there will not be room for the con-1 :emptible thoughts which are so apt to inhabit there. A sober consideration of the fact that we are all to give an account of ourselves to God, ought to enhance the sobriety of our reflections and give grace and dignity to all j our acts and dispositions. . Praying Always.?We will not be likely to pray too much. God never tires of hear- \ ing us if our petitions aro honest and earnest, and as for ourselves we cannot exaggerate our expressions of want or gratitude. We explain away the meaning of Paul's direction to pray always, and to do it probably to excuse our own neglect. Time spent in legitimate praying is never lost time. Try Great Things.?"How much easier j it is to do a great thing than a little thing?" ; said Dr. Bushnell, in commenting on a suecessful effort to win a somewhat dissipated | youug roan to a new life in Christ, instead of laboring to induce him to give up one had; habit or another. Time is often lost in God's , service by not attempting enough, by not; striving after great things, j SERGEANTA GREENSBO MANUFACTURERS 01 I TROPIC" coo; T. M. D0BS0N & CO., Agent JOHN R. LONDON, Agent, ] A. F. LINDSAY, Agent, MeC J. L. CARROLL, Agent, Chea August 2 The Best Family! The "NEW AMERICAN" is easily learne more work with less labor than any other nr application. AGENTS ^ J. S. 1)0VEY Manager, 64 Agent for Yorkville and vicinity, .Tiilv IS YORK MARBLE YARD. [ STHE undersigned is still conducting the Marble Business in Yorkville, and would respectfully inform the public that he can supply those in want of MONUMENTS OR HEADSTONES with anything in his line, and at the lowest casn prices. Monuments designed and finished in the most elaborate style, and in point of workmanship and material warranted equal to the work of an}'establishment in the country. Head and Footstoncs, in various styles, from plain to highly-carved work, furnished at short notice, and satisfaction guaranteed. Specimens usually on hand, to an inspection of which, those in want of marble work are respectfully invited. Estimates and any other desired information cheerfully given at any time. Work 'delivered at any point on the Chester and Lenoir Narrow Gauge Railroad, between Chester and Dallas, or at any place between Rock Hill and Winnsboro, on the Charlotte, Columbia and Augusta Railroad, free of charge for transportation. Thankful for the patronage heretofore bestowed upon my establishment, my determination is to merit a continuance of the same. F. HAPPERFIELD. January 3 1 ly IN THE DISTRICT COURT Of the United States for the District of S. Carolina. | IN THE MATTKB OF I A. F. KITCHENS.?In Bankruptcy. At Yorkville, in said District, on the 5th day of! September, 1878. mHIS is to give notice that a petition has been j J. filed in said Court, by A. F. KITCHENS, 1 of Chester comity, in the said District, duly declared a Bankrupt, under the Act of Congress, entitled "An Act to Establish a Uniform System of Bankruptcy throughout the UnitedStates," Approved 2nd March, 1887, for a discharge and certificate thereof, from all their debts ana other claims provable under the said Act; and the 1st day of October, 1878, at 12 o'clock, M., is assigned for tne bearing 01 me same, Deiore v.. E. Spencer, Esq., one of the Registers in Bankruptcy of said Court, at his office in Yorkville, South Carolina, when and where the creditors may attend, and shew cause, if any they have, why the prayer of said Petition should not be granted. R. M. WALLACE, U. S. Marshal as Messenger. By T. W. Clawson, Deputy Messenger. Septem ber 5 36 3t BLANK BOOK MANUFACTORY STATIONERY, AND BOOK BINDERY. THANKING the public for liberal past patronage, I now invite attention to my complete stock of STAPLE AND FANCY STATIONERY, consisting, in part, of Flat Papers, Midium, Folio Post, Demy, Letter and Note. Blank Books, of every variety; Envelopes, Slates, Ink, Ac, Fancy Stationery, Gold Pens and Pencils, PenKnives, Writing Desks, Ac. Also, BOOK BINDING DONE, in all its various branches. Sheet Music, Periodicals, Law Books, Ac., bound in any style desired. Old Books rebound and repaired. PRINTED BILL AND LETTER HEADS A SPECIALTY \ Orders promptly attended to, at lowest cash prices. E. R. STOKES, 155 Main Street Columbia S. C. ROSE'S HOTEL, YOKKVILLE, S. C. i THIS HOUSE has been thoronghly renovated from cellar to I9iVtHu*K_ garret, and newly furnished, inIfetTODgr eluding GRAFTON'S PATENT SPRING BEDS. In view of the times, our motto in a full House at a moderate price. TERMS?$1.50 PER DAY, OR 50c. PER MEAL. Sample Rooms reserved especiallv for Commercial travelers. HENRY to. SMITH. August 30 34 tf CLEANSING AND REPAIRING. THE undersigned would respectfully inform the public that he is prepared to cleanse garments of any fabric whatever, rendering them perfectly clean, and if unfaded, restoring them to thn oriHiml brightness and lustre of the goods, | I)o not throw away vour old clothes, but have them cleaned and made to look as well as new, Work promptly done, and at the most reasonable prices. THOMAS BALLARD. barber shop. THOSE in want of an EASY SHAVE, a fashionable and stylish cut of hair, or a pleasant and luxurious Shampoo, are reminded that TFIOS. BALLARD, Professor of the ArtTonsorial, is still in business, in his old Shop next door to the Enquirer building, where it will afford him great pleasure to wait upon all who may desire his services. Razors honed and sharpened, and anv other work of that kind promptly done, THOMAS BALLARD. S. K. MARKS, Wholesale and Retail Dealer in GENERAL FURNITURE, chester, s. c. January 24 4 81m METALIC CASES AND ^OD'COFFINS^ 1IIAVE on hand a good assortment of METALIC CASES AND WOOD COFFINS-1 all styles, qualities and prices?from a FINE | CASKET, with Silver-Plated Mountings, worth j 8200.00, to a PLAIN COFFIN, at $7.00. I am preparod, at all times, to furnish these! Coffins at my Despository, or send them any- j where in the country. JAMES E. SMITH, Agent, j J7^R. SCH0RB'S photc-gallery, 1ST HOUSE EAST OF THE JAIL. j A SUPERIOR Skylight, a gallery with every convenience, and a determination to do my i best, enables me to promise satisfaction to all in want of correct and flattering likenesses. Cloudy ; weather is as good or better than sunshine for all j subjects, except small children. notice. IAMstill Agent for the "American" because it is the best and cheapest Sewing Machine made. J. R. SCHORB "chattel mortgages, MORTGAGES of Real Estate, and Titles to Real Estate. For sale at the ENQUIRER OFFICE. c McCAULEY, >RO? X. C.? ? THE CELEBRATED KING STOVES! PRICE GREATLY REDUCED on Cooking and Heating Stoves, Hollow Ware And-Irons, and B Castings of al. xinds. Also, on 'PLANTER'S PRIDE' PLOWS and Plow Castings, STRAW CUTTERS. HORSE POWERS, Saw Mills, Ac. a, Yorkville, S. C. Rock Hill, York county, S. C. iounellsville, York county, S. C. iter, S. C. 31 tf Buy only the ^ NEW W AMERICAN )J|P Only Sewing Machine ffiggiL wntcn has a B It nas Self Setting Needle. B |ita?||| Never Breaks the Thread. BjHBM Never Skips Stitches. K? Is the Lightest Banning. The Simplest, the Most Durable, and in Every Respect Sewing Machine! id. does not get out of order, and will do tachine Illustrated Circular furnished on WANTED. 1 . Charles Street, Baltimore, M<L .T. IV. ROBERTS. 29 ly G. H. O'LiEARY. REMOVAL. I WOULD respectfully inform the public that I have temporarily removed my HARNESS, SADDLERY AND FURNITURE STORE to the "Bratton building," on the corner, opposite the Court House, where I will be pleased to serve my customers, and all others wanting Goods in my line, at the lowest prices. GEORGE H. O'LEARY. SADDLES. A FULL supply of my own manufacture ol Saddles, consisting of Gentlemen's, Ladies', Boy's and Wagon Saddles, all of which will be sold very cheap, for the cash. G. H. O'LEARY. SUNDRIES. BRIDLES, Halters, Girths, Saddle Bags, Saddle Blankets, Hames, Trace Chains, Backhands, Stirrups, Bridle Bits, Buckles, etc., etc., for sale at G. H. O'LEARY'S. ~ COOKING STOVES. SEVERAL different brands of Cooking Stoves of the best grades, which I will warrant and sell at low figures. Also, cheaper grades of Stoves for sale at G. H. O'LEARY'S. TABLES, &C. ~ DINING, Teapoy and Office Tables, Tin Toilet Sets, Towel Racks, Hat Racks, Suspension Spring Beds, etc., etc., at G. H. O'LEARY'S. HARNESS. A COMPLETE stock of Harness on hand, and any kind made to order, at verv low figures, at G. H. O'LEARY'S. " WHIPS AND UMBRELLAS. A LARGE stock of Buggy, Wagon and Riding Whips and Buggy Umbrellas, for sale by G. H. O'LEARY. BEDSTEADS. A NICE lot of Walnut Bedsteads just received. Also, Maple and Poplar and Cottage Bedsteads for sale Dy G. H. O'LEARY. a. willipobbt BOCK HILL. S. C. MORE FINE STOCK! HORSES AND MULES! ROCK HILL SALE STABLES. ? T WOULD respectfully inform the public that I now have for sale, at my stables in Rock Hill, FORTY HEAD of fine Kentucky HORSES AND MULES, Which I offer for saleON TIME until the FIRST OF OCTOBER next, at 7 per cent. Interest, for Note and good security. BARGAINS IN HORSE FLESH, Either on the above terras or for Cash. An inspection of my stock, by all in want of good animals, is respectfully solicited; and if you are in a trading mood and'do not wish to buy, bring up your costanogasand exchange them for good serviceable Horses or Mules with which to cultivate vour crops, or serve in harness or under the saddle. A. WILLIFORD. FODDER WANTED. THE undersigned will pay the highest Cash prices for 10,000 POUNDS OF GOOD FODDER, delivered at his Livery and Sale Stables at Rock Hill. A. WILLIFORD. March 7 10 tf DAILY EXCURSION! THE leaders of low prices are still in existence, and are offering THE GREATEST BARGAINS that have ever been known. We are closing out the entire stock of Summer Goods -?Trr XT A IVTTk ?H 9 W V^-L^I JLT, At and below Cost. We call the attention of every one to our large stock of Clothing, Cassimeres and Pants Goods of all kinds, WHICH WE ARE CLOSING OUT. We call the attention of the ladies to our stock of Dress Goods, bleached and unbleached goods, Parasols, Kid Gloves at 25 cents, AND AGREATMANY OTHER GOODS, All of which must be sold. We hope all of our friends will call and be convinced. A. FRIEDHAM & BRO., Rock Hill, S. C. July 4 27 tf DOWtf WITH HIGH PRICES! CHICAGO SCALE COMPANY, 68 AND 70 WEST MONBOE ST., CHICAGO, ILL., Have reduced the prices of all kinds of SOCLES! 4-Ton Hay, Stock or Cotton Scale, $60. FORMER PRICE, 91GO. All other sizes at a great reduction. Every Scale fully warranted. All orders promply filled. Circulars, Price List, and Testimonials sent upon application. BUY THE CHEAPEST AND BEST. October 4 40 12m IRON SAFE. A SECOND-HAND IRON SAFE for sale. Price $20. Apply at the ENQUIRER OFFICE. November 8 45 tf THE PAPER TO TAKE. LONG ESTABLISHED. enterprising! reliatle! THE CHROWCLETSENTINEL (Established 1785.) THE CONSTITUTIONALIST, (Established 1799.) TWO PAPER8 CONSOLIDATED MARCH 18TH, 1877. 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Daily, $10 per annum; Tri-Weekly, $5; Weekly, (a mammoth sheet) $2, cash in advance. Each edition sent free of postage. Address, WALSH A WRIGHT, Managers, Augusta, Ga. July 18 29 tf A NEW AND INTERESTING FEATURE OF THE EDGEFIELD ADVERTISER. 4BOUT the first of July, the Advertiser will begin the publication of a series of RiographSketcbes, giving, in synopsis, the lives of ' many prominent and distinguished sons, dead and living, of South Carolina. In connection with these, there will appear in our columns each week, a portrait of the individual whose life is sketched, done in the highest style of modern photographic art. From the great and good men of the past, such selections have been made as John C. Calhoun, George McDnffie, Judge A. P. Butler, Chancellor F. H. Ward law, Governors Pickens, father and son; Gov. P. M. Butler, Colonel of the Palmetto Regiment; Senator Louis T. Wigfall, Judge O'Neal, Gen. Waddy Thompson, Gen. James Jones, Edmund Bacon, Esq., alias "Ned Brace," of the "Georgia Scenes," Major Jack Jeter, Hon. Preston Brooks, Gov. 8. D. Miller, and others, whose names we have not space to mention just now. Later we will take up sack men as Hon. J. P. Carroll, Gov. M. L. Bonham, Gen. Abner Perrin, Gen. M. W. Gary, Gen. R. G. M. Dunovant, Generals Kershaw, Kennedy, Logan, Connor, Wallace, McGowan, Hagood and Bee; Col. Thos. G. Bacon, Col. Thos. G. Lamar, Col. Joseph Abney, Col. W. C. Moragne, Speaker John C. Sheppard, Col. Arthur Simkins, Gen. James Chesnut, Hon. W. D. Simpson and others, whose names shall occur to us in the future. Subscription Price, $2.50, per annum, in adoanoA A^Hrpuu d nVFPTTST^R Edgefield, 8. C. Jnne 27 20 tf YORKVILLE SALE AND FEED STABLES. THE undersigned respectfully /xn inform the pablicthat they have /0\ formed a partnership for the purpose of conduct>Dg SALE AND FEED STABLES in the town of Yorkville, and will have constantly on hand HORSES AND MULESof all grades, which will be sold CHEAP for cash, or on favorable terms on time?note and approved security, pavable the first of October, 1878. FEEDING AND GROOMING. We would also call attention to the fact that we are well prepared to BOARD horses or mules by the day, week, month or single meal. Animals placed in our care will be well fed and well treated, at the LOWEST PRICES. Persons coming in from the country and leaving their horses at our Stables can have the satisfaction of knowing that while they will be properly cared for, they will also be more secure than when hitched up in some back lot, liable to break loose and stray off, or be stolen. Give us a trigl, and we guarantee satisfaction. Stables near old Masonic Hall. We wish to buy Corn and Fodder, for which the highest cash prices will be paid at our stables. WHITAKER & WILLIFORD. January 10 2 ly T. S. JEFFERYS, AGENT F)R Standard Fertilizers, Machinery of almost every variety adapted to this country, such as Steam Engines, French Burs, Bolting Cloths, Portable Wheat and Corn Mills, Turbine Water Wheels, Smuttere, Shafting, and Mill Machinery of any kind desired. The Celebrated Winship Gins, Hall s Self-Feeding Gins, Needle Gins, Gin-Feeders and Gin Condensers, Gin Saws and Brush Ribs, Ac., Ac. COTTON PRESSES.?The Centennial, Boss and Smith Hand and Power Presses. PRAIRIE CORN SliELLERS, only $6 50; STRAW CUTTERS, $10.0 ). I keep on hand a good supply of SASH, BLINDS and DOORS, and will furnish Builders, by the quantity, at exceedingly low prices. In a short time, I will have the latest and best improved Machine for SHARPENING GIN SAWS, which will make the saw as perfect as when the Gin was received from the Factory; giving each tooth the desired briar hook shape. The work is done without removing the saw shaft from the Gin. An expert in GIN REPAIRING will be sent to the Gin Houses, to operate the Machine at reasonable charges. Persons desiring to have their Gins sharpened in the beat style, will do well to leave their orders with me, early. A small lot of NAVASSA GUANO on hand. May 9 19 tf IN THE VALLEY, CHESTER, S. C. ^ THE subscriber is better prepared, than ever kinds'orJOB w!5rk! /JUjfc such as Turning, Scroll Sawing, Repairing, Ac. aHMMflnM Also, FURNITURE MADE TO ORDER, ^6 from common to the Walnut Chamber Suits, tti-d-divrnrr wat.xtttt qttttq tptmurn r VU TT W X Ul/JIAW) Jl ft specialty. Just received, another lot of METALIC BURIAL CASES, among them some tine CASKETS. Also. WOOD COFFINS AND CASKETS. All of which will be sold as cheap as can be afforded. I HAVE A HANDSOME NEW HEARSE, which can be had at funerals free of charge, in town ; and in the country at a moderate charge, according to distance. You can find meat MORRISON'S OLD STAND on Depot street, one door west of Aiken's Cotton Gin Shop. J. M. PARISH. May 9 19 6m HOUSE PAINTING. THE undersigned would respectfully inform the public that he has resumed the business of HOUSE PAINTING in all its departments? a trade to which tie has served a regular apprenticeship, under a llrst-class painter,and in which he has nad several years' experience. Work done in tlio most durable manner, and at the lowest prices at which it can beafforaed. MARBLING, GRAINING in imitation of different woods, and all kinds of FINE INTERIOR PAINTING done in as good style as can be done by any painter in this section "of the country. 1 can be seen or addressed at Yorkville, and will cheerfully make estimates on work in any part of York, or the adjoining counties. References.?As to my skill as a workman, I respectfully refer to the "following gentlemen: L. M. Grist, W. A. Moore, Hon. I. D. Witherspoon, A. W. Ingold, J. F. Wallace, Lawson Jenkins, Col. W. H. McCorkle, Dr. H. G. Jackson, Dr. J. F. Lindsay, James L. Clark, James E. Smith, Hon. A. S. Wallace, Yorkville ; J. S. R. Thomson, Spartanburg; R. M. Wilson, Gaston; J. A. Brice, Fairfield; J. Harvey Smith, Chester. NELSON DAVIES. July 11 28 ly TTS. JEFFESm BANKER. I RECEIVE call Deposits, payable on demand without notice; buy exchange and issue drafts available anywhere in the United States or Canada; negotiate loans, and purchase United States Bonds, when desired. By Power of Attorney, Mr. T. C. DUNLAP is authorized to issue and endorse Drafts in my name. Also, to receive Deposits and enter same in Depositor's Bank Books. May 9 19 tf i nnT rn * mrnv unn bu iWiTJipPT) ArrLlliailUXI IU& AA'uaauiiuti ik PPLICATION will be made to the begislaJ\ ture to re-charter MASON'S or WRIGHT'S F ERRY, across Catawba river, on the public road, from Yorkville to Charlotte. July 25 30 3m lb* fotkviUe TERMS IN ADVANCE i One copy, one year. $ 3 00 One copy, six months, 1 50 One copy, three months, 75 Single copy, 10 Two copies, one year, 6 00 Ten copies, one year, 25 00 To persons who make up clubs of ten or more names, an extra copy of the paper will be furnished one year, free nf charge. jZ3tr- Advertisements inserted at One Dollar per square, for the first insertion, and fifty cents per square, for each subsequent insertion. A square consists of the space occupied by eight lines of this size type. Contracts can be made for three, six or twelve months, and a reduction obtained from the regular transient rates.