THE BLOOMER GIRLS' POCKET.
Some observing man's discovered
(How I've never thought to ask)
That Kentucky maidens' bloomers
Have a pocket for a flask ;
That the cycling girl of Texas,
As she rides is not afraidShe
provides a pistol pocket
When she has her bloomers made;
That the bloomer girl of Boston.
Always cool and wisely frowning,
Has a pocket in her bloomers
Where shecarries Robert Browning;
That the Daisy Bell of Kansas,
Who has donned the cycling breeches,
Has a pocket in her bloomers
Full of woman suffrage speeches:
That Chicago's wheeling woman,
When her cycle makes rotations.
Has a special bloomer pocket
Where she carries pork quotations ;
That Milwaukee's cycling beauties,
As they pedal day by day,
Have a tiny secret pocket
Where a corkscrew's stowed away ;
That the Gotham bloomer damsel.
Whom Manhattan dudes admire,
Has a tutti-frutti pocket
Full of gum to mend her tire.
Deceived the Surgeon.?A good
otn Jo tnld as having occurred in the
North of Scotland, where a bonesetter
had risen to great fame and no small
fortune by his skill. A country lad
residing a few miles off had his leg hurt
by one of the local factories, and had
been treated for some time by the local
medical men without any good result.
His mother, who had great faith in the
neighboring bonesetter, wanted the lad
to go to him, which he 'declined, preferring,
as he said, the "reg'lar faculty."
Eventually, however, his mother's persuasions
prevailed, and he agreed to
allow himself to be taken to see Daniel
K., the bonesetter. A bed for the invalid
was extemporized on a cart, and
accompanied by bis mother, he was,
after a rather painful journey, taken
to the town where the bonesetter resided.
The leg was duly examined,
and it was found necessary to haul it
very severely, in order, as the bonesetter
said "to get the bone in." The
lad was liberal with his screams while
this was going on, but eventually the
bone was "got in," and he was told
go home and in a few day he would
be all right and fit for his work. "He
was lifted up on the cart again, and,
with his mother seated beside him, set
off for home. "Didn't Danny do the
thing well ?" said the joyous old lady.
"Yes, he did, mother," said the lad,
aw.,* r noo ai/? H fr?nl hs trie him the
UUW X nao uuv wivm >v ? 0
sairleg?" The "reg'lar faculty" will,
we have no doubt, appreciate the story.
man who probably hailed from
Buffalo played a powerful mean trick
on a Detroit bridal couple at Niagara
Falls the other evening. They went
to a hotel and registered, had supper,
and then started out for a night view
of the Mighty Roarer. They had not
gone far when a man called to them
and said :
"Have you just been married ?"
"We have," answered the groom.
"Going to stay here a day or two?"
"Having registered at my hotel, you
probably intend to remain there ?"
"Well, I want to say a word to you.
I don't want any duck-deary nonsense
around my house. I want no popsywopsy
business on the veranda. I want
no squeezing hands on the balconies or
feeding each other at the table."
The groom let his arm fall from his
bride's waist in a slow and painful
manner and the stranger continued :
"The first time you call her peaches
and cream, or she calls you her darling
out you go."
"She's no sweeter than ten thousand
other girls, ana you re no mure ui a
darling than I am, and I won't stand
He walked away with that, and people
at the Falls who knew the bridal
couple were amazed to hear them address
each other as Mr. and Mrs., and
to see what precautions they took to
prevent touching hands or betraying
any symptoms of love. They put in
two wretched days, and it was only as
they were upon the point of leaving
that they discovered how a base villain
had duped them.
A Strong Defense.?"Jedge, yer
honor," said Tim the Tramper, "I ain't
guilty o' doin that job o' burglary. De
evidence is agin me, but I kin prove a
"Have you any witnesses?"
"Nobody but meself," was the reply.
"But I kiu t'row de cold white light of
intellek over do situation in a way
dat'll clear me in five minutes."
"Well, de testimony shows dat whoever
done de work got inter de bouse
by fus' cutting his way wid an ax
through de front door, an then again
through the library door."
"There's me alibi, jedge, yer honor.
Do I look like a man that'ud be temp
ted by any sum ter chop dat mucn
t6y*"The genial pastor of one of the
suburban churches, whose salary is
somewhat in arrears at present, stepped
into the store of one of his parishioners
the other morning and asked to
see some corkscrews?very large and
strong, ones he explained. "Why, I)r.
, what in the world do you want
with such an article, anyhow ?" asked
the dealer. "My dear sir," replied the
doctor, as quick as a Hash, "I want a
corkscrew large enough to give me
some assistance in drawing my salary !"
The story reached the ears of the congregation,
and the indebtedness was
Twitting on Facts.?Two men
were quareling. One of them threatened
to shoot the other. The threatened
man, in revival of an old piece of
"Where do you bury all your dead."
Just then an excited man drew the
satirist aside and said:
"My gracious, you ought not to talk
"Which way ?"
"Asking that man where he buries
"Because he is a physician."
B3F We should do well to take counsel
from the wise, and warning from
VST An extradition treaty has been
negotiated between Brazil and the
W3T "Give me a kiss, dear girl." "I
can't," she . replied; "I don't mind
lending you one, but I must have it returned
,1?" There is something in sickness
that breaks down the pride of manhood
; that softens the heart and brings
it back to feelings of infancy.
1ST The word purple, frequently
-J 2? CnrinhirQC In POTl -
menuuuEu m mu ^n^/vuivu} >u
ectioD with fine linen, is by some
commentators, supposed to mean silk.
0?" A writer in the London Speaker
declares that the greatest aid to digestion
is conversation at meals, and that
laughter is almost a cure for dyspepsia.
I?" A bald headed man who has
heard that the hairs of a man's head
are numbered wants to know if there
is not some place where he can obtain
the back numbers.
0?" The rose has its thorns; and
beauty is never found without one or
more. They may be blunted at the
points, but cannot be extirpated Without
killing the tree.
1?" An ideal political convention
would be "of the people, by the people
and for the people." We fear this
is not the long-expected year in which
such a convention is to meet.
0?" The so-called "father of cats"
is one of the most important personages
in a Mohammedan caravan. This catsbelk
carries on bis camel about a
dozen baskets filled with the ugliest
specimens of the feline race.
0?* Columbia (Ky.) has a practically
uneducated preacher who can recite
every chapter in the Bible, fi is said
*' 4 ? .~-.ll A?i?f nkontar onH
IDftl OC6 CttU t'Uil 1U1 OU * vuapwi) WUM
this preacher will recite it in its entirety
with the greatest ease.
93T "Do you think I would make a
very attractive angel ?" said a slim
young man, with very large ears, to a
young lady. "Well no, she replied,
pointing to his immense ears; I think
your wings are a little too high up."
ttiT A Dutch court-martial has decided
that it is not insubordinate for
a soldier to refuse to wash his face
when ordered to do so by his commanding
officer, and the high military
court of the kingdom* has confirmed
1ST* The importation into the United
States of plants from China and Japan
is forbidden on account of the prevalence
of cholera in the Asiatic countries.
Nothing holds the germs of
disease so well as the soil in which the
plants are shipped.
[email protected] A visionary local financier, who
bad a thousand ways to make a fortune,
and not a single one to make a
litiinor io rioeorihpd hv friends as "a
,lflU6) ,W ^vww.
man so sanguine that the mere getting
hold of a shoestring makes him think
he is already the owner of a tannery."
American women will be gratified
to learn that an experienced
Parisian saleswoman considers that
after the women of Madrid, Peru and
Chili they have the smallest feet of
any nation in the world. The best
shaped feet in Northern Europe are in
Germans are nothing if not methodical.
Herr von Osten-Sacken, a
lieutenant of Hussar, recently wounded
himself mortally by accident. The
doctor told him he had only three
hours to live, whereupon, after making
his will, he drew up. the official
report of his own death and sent it to
his superior officer.
B?" In the spring of the year the
dead leaves of pampas grass dry, fall
to the ground and curl up like shavings
from a carpenter's bench. A correspondent
of an English paper mentions
finding a robin which had accidentally
got one of these pieces curled
so lightly around its neck that it
could not feed and so starved to death.
V&T Maine's labor commissioner has
been gathering statistics on the cost
of living in that State. He figures that
the average daily cost of living is
21 cents a day for each individual in
the average family. The cost of living
to single men, boarding, is 4G cents.
These figures cpver rent, food, fuel
- VST There are said to be in the United
States 2,000 miles of trestle structure,
representing an expenditure of $60,000,000.
The trestle work has to be
replaced every 9 years, on an average,
causing an annual expenditure of $7,000,000.
For the purpose, 260,000,000
feet, board measure, of timber is annually
8?" When Sir Robert Walpole retired
into private life, time hung heavy on
his hands, and Horace exerted himself
to amuse his father. One day he offered
to read to him. "What will you
read child ?" asked Sia* Robert, wearily.
Horace suggested history. "No, no,"
replied the veteran statesman ; "Dot
history, Horace; that can't be true."
8??" "I wish I was on a desert island,"
exclaimed Mrs. A., who had been annoyed
by gossipping neighbors; "I
wish I was on a desert island where
there wouldn't be anybody to talk
about you." "But, my dear," replied
Mr. A., "you must remember that
there wouldn't be anybody to talk
about either." Mrs. A., said she
hadn't thought of that, and concluded
that a desert island might not be so
pleasant after all.
86T The $2,000,000; mostly in coal
land and other real estate, which
Stephen Girard, of Philadelphia, left to
establish a school has increased to
$14,000,000. The revenue from this
now amounts to over $1,000,000 a
year. In its half century Girard Institute
has educated thousands of pupils,
and to the credit of the trustees
it is said that not a dollar of this fund
has ever been misappropriated.
W3T A leading industrial journal admits
that American made mechanics'
tools are preferred in Great Britain.
The better business methods pursued
by American manufacturers constitute
a formidable element in this preference.
It is claimed that the Sheffield
houses take from four to eight weeks
to fill an order, while a requisition on
an American agent in London is honored
in as many days.
Jor the jfiirmc <?iwk
THE SUNDAY SCHOOL.
LESSON V, SECOND QUARTER, INTERNATIONAL
SERIES, MAY 3.
Text of the lesson Lake xvil, 5-19?Memory
Verses, 17-16?Golden Text, Lake
xvli, 5?Commentary by the Rev. D. M.
6. "Increase our faith." Wo road in
Rom. x, 17, that faith cometh by hearing
and hearing by the word of God. If we
firmly believe ono word of God, that is
faith in God. If wo bolievo two words,
that is more faith, and bo on. Faith is
not a feeling nor an emotion, but simply a
firm and steadfast rosting on what the
GocTof truth has said, wholly regardless
of our feelings or circumstances. Faith
says, "I believe God that it shall bo even
as it was told me" (Acts xxvii, 25), evon
Al L ? a# Paul AUflrvt,hlno
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seems against it.
0. ''And tbo Lord said, If yo had faith
as a grain of mustard seed." A mustard
seed is a very small seed, but it has life in
it which, when planted in the earth, will
soon make itself manifest. The life of
faith Is the word of God, and this word
planted in tho soul will surely grow, but
It must bo plantod. If only on the surface,
like the seed by tho wayside, tho devil
will catch it away. If on rocky or thorny
soil, it will either wither or be choked,
but received into an honost hoart it will
bear fruit to the glory of God.
7-9. This illustration of the servant
doing what he was oommanded seems intended
to enforco obedience, simple and
unquestioning. In verses 3 and 4 our
Lord had said that they should forgive a
brother seven times a day if necessary. To
this they said, "Increase our faith," when
it was not a matter of faith, but of simple
and unquestioning obedience. Having
boon forgivon millions of offenses by Him,
who laid down His lifo for us, and needing
and receiving that forgiveness in
greater or less degree continually, it is
surely a small matter that Vvo forgive others
even seven times a day.
10. "We are unprofitable servants. We
have done that which was our duty to
do." Some who bear the name of Christ
Jesus our Lord are often heard to 6ay, "I
ought to do this and that." And tho most
of their religion is doing what they feel
they ought to do, but really have no hoart
for. They would not like to be considered
unprofitable servants, but lot them consider
this word of our Lord. It Is so different
when the love of Christ constrainoth
(II Cor. v, 14). God did not give His Son
and the Son did not give Himself because
He ought to do it, but because Ho so loved.
11. "Ho passed through tho midst of
Samaria and Galilee." Ho was on His
way to Jerusalem to die, and, although
Ho knew that the Samaritans would not
receive Him (Luke ix, 51-58), yet Ho loved
them enough to give them tho opportunity.
He was, in a sense, ever laying down
, His life while on His way to Golgotha,
where He actually laid it down. Ho pleased
not Himsolf. He glorified God. Ho gave
His life for His enemies. He desires, in
the person of His folJowors, to be still
passing through tho midst of those who
need Him whether they will have Him or
12. "There met Him ten men that were
lepers, which 6*tood afar off." He knew
that He would moet these lepers, and
probably entered that villago that Ho
might moet thom. Ten is suggestive of
one aspect of completeness, as in the ten
virgins, and these lopcrs may stand for all
the unclchn whom Jesus came to heal.
18. "Jesus, Master, havo mercy on us."
' A cry of real need and of utter helplessness.
He helps those who have no helper,
not those. who can help themselves, as
some 6ay. Ho came not to call the righteous,
but 6inners. They that are whole,
in their own estimation, will not bo likely
to call a physician. But sinking Peter,
and unclean lepers, und helpless blind
men, who plead nothing but their great
Deed and His mercy will always get His
ear, and find His heart full of compassion,
and His arm strong to save.
14. "As they went they wero cleansed."
Here is a case of unquestioning obedience.
They asked for health, and He told them
to go and show themselves unto tho priests
according to law, as written in Lev. xill
and xiv, for Ho came not to destroy tho
law, but to fulfill it nnd to magnify it. In
chapter v, 14, Ho first healed tho leper
and then sont him to the priest, but here
tho lopors aro sent without being hcnled,
and thoir cleansing caino as they oboyed.
There is always blessing in obedicnco.
15. "Ono of thorn, when ho saw that ho
was healed, turned back, and with a loud
voice glorified God." His heart is foil. He
cannot restrain his joy. Ho must stop and
thank' his Healer before ho goes to tho
priest. Jesus is God manifest in tho flesh.
God in Christ has healed him. Ho will
first thank God, and then, if still so commanded,
show himself to'tho priest.
10. "And foil down on his face at His
feet, giving Him thanks, and he was a
Samaritan." Who so offeroth prniso glorifleth
God (Ps. 1, 23), and it is always a
good thing to givo thanks unto tho Lord.
How many times wo ask Him for mercies,
but not always do we return to givo Him
thanks. In trouble we cry unto tho Lord,
but in prosperity we oft fall to praiso Him.
17. "And Jesus answering said, Wore
thoro not ten cloansod? But whero are tho
nine?" Ha certainly looks for our gratitude,
and in everything wo aro give
Him thanks (I Thess. v, 18). If we only
bolioved tho things thut aro freely given
/r n XI 1 f?\ V nfA
LU UM U1 UUU yx. b/Ur. 11, laj, uuu uuau r? \j
aro blessed with all spiritual blessings in
Christ (Eph. 1, 8)u our hearts would bo
full of thanksgiving for oursolvos and of
potitions for othors less favored. It is our
priviloge to bo wholly at rost concerning
ourselves oncowo are in Christ and to live
wholly unto Him to bloss othors.
18. "There aro not found that roturned
to give glory to God savo this stranger."
We might ask: Whero aro all thoso who
trusted Hhn to savo thorn? How many
aro in llioir daily life giving glory to God?
But a more practical question for each one
Is, Has Ho healed me? And if so am I
making it manifest in my life that I nm
not my own, but that I am bought with a
price that I may glorify God in my body
and spirit which aro His? (I Cor. vi, 19,
20.) Am I obeyingthocommand, "Whether,
tlioroforo, ye oat or drink or whatsoever
yo do, do all to tho glory of God?" (I Cor.
x, 81.) Or am I content with a religiousness
which shows itself to earthly priests
without seeking chiefly and in all thing0
tho glory of God?
19. "And Ho snld unto him, Ariso, go
thy way; thy fnith hath mado thee
whole." The nine were cleansed from
their leprosy, but this man goes away
cleansed body and soul. Tho woman who
loucnea tne noni 01 his garment was
healed of her Infirmity, but when Ho said
to her: "Daughter, bo of good comfort.
Thy faith hath made theo whole. Go in
peace" (chapter viil, 48), there was something
more than healing for the body.
t)8F Paupers in Holland, who are too
lazy to work, are sufficiently cured bv
an ingenious scheme. Each man is
put singly into a cistern, and a flow of
water is turned on. By brisk exertion
the lazy man is able to pump out the
water as fast as it runs in and save
himself from drowning.
Jatra and fireside. I
THE SHIFTLESS FARMER. o
Are you acquainted with him? Did p
you ever see him? Is he your neigh- e
bor? The editor of the Navasota tl
(Texas) Tablet gives such a full and tl
accurate description of one, that A
should you meet him you could hardly g
fail to recognize him. The editor says p
the shiftless farmer has a life-long c
ambition to gain a reputation for
wearing a dirty shirt.
He will alarm the neighborhood by c
getting up two hours before day, and e
then sit around and not go to work t<
until after sunrise. e
tt 211 _:j, j ?i. ..
xie win nue uruuuu a ween iuumu^ v
for a $2 bog. p
He will complain of hard times, then y
tear bis pants climbing over a fence n
where a gate ought to be. 8
He will pay $3 for a new bridle, s
and then let the calf chew it to pieces d
before Sunday. r
He gets all bis neighbors to help in ti
getting a cow out of the bog, then lets I
her die for want of attention. She
will get in aud destroy his crop at a
place in his fence that he has been A
putting off fixing for six months. a
He will sprain his back lifting some- u
thing to show how stroug he is. h
He will go in his shirt sleeves on a t
cold day to show how much cold he p
can stand, aud then return home at t
night and cccupy two-thirds of the 1
fireplace till bed time. k
He will ridicule the mechanism of a b
corn planter and then go out and c
smash bis thumb nailing a board on ?
He will goto town on Saturday and
come home with fifty cents' worth of t
coffee, a paper of pins and a dollar's j
worth of chewing tobacco. c
He is economical; economy is his j
forte; he will save ten cents' worth of \
axle grease and ruin the spindle of a c
$70 wagon. t
He won't subscribe for a newspaper, r
Out will borrow irom ms iriena anu
fail to return it.
Balky Horses.?A New York i
horseman tells bow be at one time i
started balky horses. He walked up c
to the balky horse, patted bis neck, e
and tulked to him, aud the first thing i
anybody knew, the team was going .
down the street so fast that the coachman
could hardly hold them.
"How did you do it?" asked a bystander.
"That is what the man wanted to
know, and all other people. So far as
any one could see, I hadn't done anything;
but I had. You walk up to the
horse's head, aud pretend to feel
around a little, and then, as quick as
you can, stick a pin through the tip of
the ears, and let it stay right there.
The ears are the horse's tenderest
point; he cannot do anything without
bis ears. As soon as the pin goes
through his ear, you can make up
your mind that he kuows it.
"He probably thinks it is some new
kind of fly, and the whole force of his
mind is centered in getting away from ]
that fly, so he does the only thing that
is left, that is, tears away at full speed.
I dou't believe that scheme ever failed.
There are balky horses that will ]
let you build a fire under them without
moving ; but there is not one that
will stand still and let you stick a pin
through bis ears." i
Tho whnlo nhilnanhv nf enrinc a I
*"v T,MV,w r?" o ?
balky horse is to change the current of j
his thoughts ; give him something else
to think about. It is about the same ]
with balky men, who are about as
common as balky horses.
Sewing On Buttons.?"When I f
get a bright idea, I always want to J
pass it along," said a lady, "as she was j
watching a young girl sewing. "Do t
your buttons ever come off, Lena?"
"Ever! They're always doing it. j
They are ironed off, washed off, and ]
pulled off until I despair. I seem to a
shed buttons at every step.1*
"Make use of these two hints when j
you are sewing them on, then, and see t
if they make any difference. When 1
you begin, before you lay the button ^
on the cloth, put the thread through,
so that the knot will be on the right
side. That leaves it under the button,
and prevents it from being worn or
ifnnoH nwnv nnd thus heinnninir the
loosening process. 1
"Then, before you begin sewing, lay a 1
large pin across the button, so that all '
your threads will go over the pin. After
you have finished tilling the 1
holes with thread, draw out the pin J
and wind your thread round and ^
round beneath the button. That makes
a compact stem, to sustain the pulling S
and wear of the buttonhole.
"It is no exaggeration to say that
my buttons never come off, and I'm j
sure yours won't if you use my meth- g
od of sewing." C
A Cure For Diphtheria.?The c
following remedy is said to be the best 1
known, at least it is worth trying, for c
physicians seem powerless to cope with
the disease succesfully. At the first
indication of diphtheria in the throat C
of a child, make the room close; then
take a tin cup and pour into it a quan- p
tity of tar and turpentine, equal parts. C
Then hold the cup over the fire so as p
to fill the room with the fumes. The
little patient, on inhaling the fumes,
will cough up and spit out all the
membranous matter, and the diphthe- ?.
ria will pass of!'. The fumes of the tar 81
and turpentine loosen the matter in j
the throat, and thus afford the relief*
that has baffled the skill of physicians.
Chicken Lice.?Mix one-half ounce
of carbolic acid with a gill of fresh *
lard and rub some of the mixture well w
into the breast and body and under
the wings of the mother hen. Do this T
just at night. Coal oil may also be
used on young chicks if used sparing- *
ly. Dip the finger in the oil, and just j
touch the head and under the wings.
If care is taken to have the hen and B
her chiclft come from the nest free
from lice and the coop is well dosed in ?
every crack with coal oil, the chickens -g
will not be troubled with lice. In this
case, as in many others, prevention is I]
easier thau cure.?Prairie Farmer.
, , S
[email protected] French women often collect all ?
the fruit stones that come in their way
during the summer?cherry, plum, A
each and apricot stones. They are
cashed and boiled in clean water,
ried in the sun, and put into chintz
r printed linen bags. When hot aplications
are required for tooth or
arache or rheumatic pains, one of *
hese bags is made thorougly hot in tl
he oven and laid on the affected part. r<
l bag of fruit stones, thus heated, is ^
ood for cold feet. The stones give a a
leasant, spicy scent, and retain the
aloric for a long time. . ^
Salt Foe Dairy Cows.?Dairy e
attle ought to have access to salt n
very day, and salt should be added
o all their stable feed. A series of
xperiments has convinced me that
fhen cows are denied salt for a
? ? 1- il? ?.:ii
terioa 01 even one ween., iue; win
ield from 14$ to 17$ per cent, less
lilk, and that of an inferior quality. J
uch milk will, on an average, turn
our in 24 hours less time than milk ?
rawn from the same or similar cows
eceiving salt, all other conditions of
reatment being equal.?Professor
Valuable In Throat Trouble.?
lake a quart of red pepper tea, and
fter straining add a teaspoonful of
ommon salt. Then sweeten with
ioney to suit the palate, (using ex
racted honey) and gargle as often as j
tossible, always keeping the tea before I
he tire so as to keep it lukewarm. '
?he pepper and the salt are the
:nives that do the cutting aud the
ioney heals the wound. In extreme
ases, a dose of oil will help much at
An Inhalation.?As an inhalation,
urpentine has proved of great service
a bronchitis, pneumonia, pleurisy and a
itber throat and lung affections. If p
ou have a cough sprinkle a little on a c
landkercbief and hold it to your
aouin ana nose ior a iew uiiuuica,
ireathing the vapor, and note the ^
? . . s
New Crops.?No farmer should r
nake a radical change to a new crop ?
mless he fairly understands all about 3
t. It is better to rely on old stan- j
lard crops and experiment in a limit- ^
id way with the new before venturing ii
ng too far. r
Baking Powder \
Absolmtcly Pure 1
Abaolattely Pure |
cJL&JST JN ATlUJNAJ-i JBANJi,
Rock Hill, S. C.
Nothing Succeeds Like Success.
ORGANIZED JANUARY, 1887.
Japital, ------ $75.0001
Junto and Profits, - - - 30,500;
Meeds Paid, - - - - 48,750!
OUR very progressive town has contin- 1
ued to move onward and upward,
ind is today, the financial centre of York <
ounty ana of this section of the State. 1
rhe First National Bank has built up a
business large in volume, and gratifying e
o its owners. 1
We realize that human nature is never
latisfied. We still want good customers? i
VIerchants, Manufacturers, Capitalists, <
Farmers, Public Officials, Savings class
ind others. i
We offer absolute security; resources \
ind facilities unsurpassed ; rates to corres)ond
with the change of times. Our cus- i
omers are our true friends and we always <
ook alter their interests. 1
>V. L. RODDEY, President. ,
W. J. RODDEY, Vice President.
J. H. MILLER. Cashier.
L. C. HARRISON, Teller.
PAUL WORKMAN, Bookkeeper.
V. L. RODDEY, J.R.LONDON,
V. P. RUFF. W.J. RODDEY, ,
r. E. RODDEY, W. A. WATSON, I
J. H. MILLER. \
11111 OF SOCK HILL ]
STATEMENT of the condition of the f
5 SAVINGS BANK of ROCK HILL, [
i. C., at the close of business MARCH *
1st, 1896, published in conformity with
,n act of th e general assem bl y: "
joans and Discounts $186,803 27 t
Itocks and Bonds, 12,300 00 2
iverdrafts, 1,931 23 o
lanking house, furniture and ti
fixtures, 5,000 00 e
>thor real estate, 1,342 48 ri
)ue from other banks, 11,500 93 g
!ash on hand, 13,075 55 u
$231,953 46 y
i - i?i. ? nnn on d
'ApiUU 8WCKt w ^
urplns, 10,000 0T
Inilividecl profits, 21,150 57
te-discounts, 1(3,500 00
Cashier's Checks 21 08
. I Individual, 123,097 (30
(eposits, j Bankg 11,17521134,272 81 CI
? ? 1
Your business solicited. We extend to j
ur customers every accommodation conistent
with sound, legitimate banking.
D. HUTCHISON, President, T
. It. LONDON, Vice President. A
R. LEE KERR, Cashier.
April 8 29 ly ?
OR THE HEWS WHILE IT IS T
rEWS, SUBSCRIBE FOR |
HE TWICE-A- F(
7EEK ENQUIRER. w'
t is the Cleanest, ht
Tightest, Newsiest, 0'
est Printed, Most Progressive,
p-to-Date Newspaper Published ^
a the Piedmont Belt. PJ
ubscribe today. It will cost you ^
ESS THAN 4 CENTS Li
The premiums that are now bei
re for clubs made up during th
:ription entered before APRIL ]
lese special premiums. Every 1
ates?$1.75 per year?when ente:
rill be delivered when the requir
nd paid for. If any person ha
rhen the making of a club is con
^curing the required number of r
n any premium which is now or
ler, that the number of paid nan
ited to make up a club. THE I
I BEWITCHING MUS
:ASY T8 PHY! EASY T(
ny knowledge of music whatsoever can \
iece of music desired. All the latest i
re arranged in the Zimmerman System
an be read at sight and does away entirel;
The simplicity of the Autobarp is its mo
,, but at the same time it is essentially an
rom the interest which such leading artit
ar Herbert, Xaver Sharwenka, Robert 1
trument by recognizing it in their compo!
The Autoharp is manufactured in seven
anging in the number of strings, chords
ias 21 strings and 3 bars, producing pe
2 strings and 6 bars, with 10 shift keys,
terested in the Autoharp and would I
)OLGE &SONS. 110 and 112 E. Eighteen
Autoharp, And How It Captured The Fai
natruction book, 21 pieces of music, tunin
rJHE WAY TO GE
s to get upaclubfor THE ENQUIREI
11.15 EACH, we will give a No. 1 Autohi
rill give a No. 2j Autoharp, worth 95. I
fo.2J Autoharp, worth 97.60. For EIGH'
oharp, worth ?10. For TWENTY-FIVEi
rorth 915. Go to work today to get an Au
rouble. It is easy to get sulwcribers for T
VIOLINS, GUITARS, MA
NEVER before, in the history of THE
to offer to clubmakers such magnific
[n selecting our premiums it has been oui
have a standard money value, and with t
with LYON ?fe HEALj, of Chicago, who
Facturers in the world, by which we are at
nstruments to clubmakers, and we will i
jpen to everybody. That means you and
FOR NINE SUBSCRIBERS will be
;ory Brand, of the Stradivarius model. I
?vith ebony linger board and tail piece, ar
FOR 13 SUBSCRIBERS will be mve
iish-brown in color, swelled top and bai
Diece. This instrument is worth $11 at re!
FOR 25 SUBSCRIBERS will be give
si Violins, and is a very fine imitation. Ii
vith rosewood pegs, and eboHy finger boa
FOR 1(> SUBSCRIBERS will be giver
Inisbed in mahogany and is claimed by t
sfl'ered for the money. The price is $10.
FOR lO SUBSCRIBERS will be give
nch nickel plated shell, wired edge, nan
vith 39 nickle plated hexagon brackets, '
FOR 25 SUBSCRIBERS will be givi
nade of 15 ribs of curly maple and eboni
-1 J 4 ?kAn:n/v/| Rrtor/if linorrl
joiureu iup, cuuin^cu uv?iU) ....
nlaid oblong soundhole, celluloid inlaid <
PINE POCKET K
BY an especial contract with one of the
America, we have been placed in a p<
o THE YORKVILLE ENQUIRER, a
he reguirements of all who want a FI
CNIFE. These Knives are manufactun
fEN OF THE VERY FINEST STE
ifacturersto be first-class in every partieul
ransparent handle, underneath which wi
Inquirer to (the receiver's nai
he same manner any society emblem or
5 cehts extra we will have a miniature ph
fferlng two Knives, one a 3 and the other
lils at$1.60, and will be given for TWO i
nch, which are not now on our books
eturned. The 4-bladed Knife, retails fo
UBSCRIBERS, under the same conditio
red by the Novelty Cutlery Co., Canto
ou cannot get one easier than to pn
xARRY IRON BO
iron roofing. iirjrtfrfrrci
HRPED AMI) CORRl'tiATEl)
Iron Tile or Shingle.
?IRE PROOF DOORS,
kJil U A A AJAVW) t
HE LARGEST MANUFACTURERS f
1&t~ Orders recejved bv L. M. GRf!
Don't Point Our Way, ?
TtOR THE REASON THAT FOOT
PRINTS ARE INVISIBLE IN
rELL TRAMPED PATHS ! We have I
) cause to investigate the paths to other
IRE INSURANCE A'GENCIES as our I
isiness is continually growing; and I
hy should it not when all business men <
low that we represent companies that i
ive more money and HAVE PAID i
ORE FIRE LOSSES THAN ANY ,
THER COMPANY IN THE WORLD. I
Why then should anybody buy poor, i
ireliable Fire Insurance, when THEY i
AN GET THE BEST AT THE SAME i
RICE? We represent the ./ETNA, as ]
ell as other strong Fire Insurance com- l
mies?three others?with assets amount- ;
g to OVER 920,000,000: Get the 1
est Always when its Cost is no more <
ian the ordinary!
We also write Cyclone, Accident and <
SAM M. <6 L. GEO. GRIST, Agts.
Ring 'Phones 12, 14 and 16. 1
ng offered by THE ENQUIRER
e spring and summer. No sub[ST,
1896, will count for one of
lame must be paid for at regular
red on our books. The premium
ed number of names are returned
s in view a particular premium
imenced, and does not succeed in
tames to get it, there will be givhereafter
offered during the sumies
calls for. Everybody is inviSNQUIRER,
Yorkville, S. C.
I LEARN! EASY TO GET!'
The Autoharp is one of the
most novel inventions of the
|b age, representing perhaps ?'
more than any other the trinmpbal
SjStf American Inventive genius.
|kr- In size and shape the Antoharp
resembles the zither, but
the scale is similar to the
|B9fl| grand harp. Padded mutes or
KVX. dampers which are called
qHF ;m, chord-bars or manuals, are
3K4 , placed over tbe strings. By
pressing one of these bars ana
running the lingers across the
r vB&M- 8tr'nK9i u Perfect chord is proHmfwrw
ducea?soft and sweet or lond
mXr; ' : % and strong?as one may desire.
Bp: It is so thoroughly musical,
and yet so thoroughly simple,
*** that it seems to almost oontrajjgP?
diet the statement that there is
no royal road to learning.
The Autoharp is so constructed
that, with the use of
the chord bars, those without
produce beautiful harmonies and play any
iiusic, sacred, operatic and popular songs
of Figure Notation for the Antobarp. It
y with the complicated system of notes,
st remarkable feature. Any child can play
instrument for the musician, as is evinced
its as Richard Arnold, John Cheshire, Vic'hallon,
and others are showing in the tactions
as a solo as well as an ensemble in
sizes, ranging in price frotn $4 to 925, and
and bars, from the No. 1 Autobarp. which
rfect chords, up to a No b, which has
producing 16 perfect chords. If you are
know more about it, write to ALFRED
th street, New York, for their book: "The
nily." With every instrument there is ail
g key, music rack and two picks.
l. For SEVEN YEARLY subscribers at
irp, worth 94. For NINE subscribers, we''or
THIRTEEN subscribers we will gives
rEEN subscribers we will give a No. 3 Ausubscribere
will be given a No. 4 Autobarp,
toharp. It will pay you for your time and
THE ENQUIRER, Yorkville, S. C. mm
ENQUIRER have we been in a position
ent premiums for a given amount of work,
r one purpose to oiler only such articles as
bis end in view we have made a contract
i are the largest musical instrument manure
to oiler some most magnificent musical
say just here that our premium offers are
i given a Violin of the German C-onservat
is reddish-brown in color, and is fitted
id retails in Chicago at |7.75.
d a Violin of the Stainer model, It is redck,
and has ebony finger board and tailtail.
n one of the very popular Guarnerius modt
is reddish-brown in color, oil varnished,
rd and. tail piece. It is worth $25.
i a Marquette Guitar. It is made of maple,
he manufacturers to be the best guitar ever
n a very handsome Banjo. It has an 11dturned
birch neck, raised frets and fitted
rbe price of this Banjo is $10.
en a Mandolin that is worth $22.50. It is
zed wood with red inlay between, orange
>id guard plate, pearl inlaid position dots,
edge, nickeled tail piece.
tE GIVEN AWAY.
largest Knife manufacturing concerns in
jsitiou to offer as premiums for subscribers
Pocket Knife, that will, we believe, meet
RST-G'LASS, HIGH GRADE POCKET
ed by the iMOST SKILLFUL WORKEL,
and are represented by the nianar.
The Knives are gotten up with a fancy,
ill be inscribed : "Compliments of The
ne.) On the reverse side will be placed in
other design desired by tbe receiver, or for
otograph of the receiver inserted. We are
a4-bladed Knife. The 3-bladed Knife, re5UBSCRIBKRS,
OLD or NEW, at $1.75
i. Eacb subscription to be paid for when
r $1.80, and will be given for THREE
?ns as above. These Knives are mannfact>n'f
Ohio. If you want a Pocket Knife,
ocure two or three.subscribers for THE
a IRON ORK PAINT
And C ement.
>F IRON ROOFING IN THE WORLD
mm? ATPTTT VADT7" T PTt/lITD
lxl?i .uijvv xuiux uujuumb.
'The Wholesome Educator of
THE NEW YORK LEDGER wants a
boy in Yorkville, Rook Hill, Chester,
lllacksburg, Clover, Gastonia, and other
:owns in this section to sell The Ledger
svery week. The Ledger does not need
in introduction because it is well known
ill over the Union. In selling The Ledger,
you do not run any risk. It has the
best writers of the country on its statf,
ind contains only the very best of serial
uid short stores. It contains reading that
will interest the farmer, the doctor, the
parson, the merchant, the housekeeper,
;he loafer and anyone else in any profession.
Write for particulars and other information.
Be sure to mention The Eniuirek
when you write. Address,
REG. M. GRIST, Box 8, Yorkville, S. C.
[)r Robt. Bonner's Sons, Pubs.,
Corner William and Spruce Streets,
New York, N. Y.
Subscription price, ?2 a year.
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