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"Do thou Great Liberty Inspire our Souls and make our lives in thy poss
lill i r^iu I BK un
?R'slon happy, or our Deaths Glorious in thy Just Defence."
APRIL 25, 1890.
Arrives-Southern mail vin. Sooioty Hill
arrives daily, ut 12 p m.
Leaves -Daily, at 5 00 o'clock, a m.
Arrives-N-n thoru mail via Greensboro,
N, 0.Mnrnves daily at G.45 p tu
DuiU',, nt 8 20 o'clock, a. m.
BlcjjdiCjim. Rqd Hill nod Drake
nrnyea dally ot 12 o'clock.
//Oaves-Daily nt 0 o'clock n. m.
Leaves- Kommt t.svillo to- Ohortuv, via
Dargan and (Juick, Tuosdays
and ?aturdays, at 7 n, m.
Arrives-Same days ?it ft p. tu.
Leaves-Bennettsvillo to Laurinburg via
Pearson, Ihiglitsvillc, Adams
ville nnd Newtonvillo, Monday,
Wednesday and Friday, nt 7.30.
Arrives-Tuesday, Thursday and Satur
day ut 3.30
BonncUsvillo post-office opous at 7
o'clock, am., and closes nt 5 p m.
All mails opened nud distributed upon
XKtf Monoy Onlcr bushiest* closes on Sat
urdays, nt 12 o'cioeic, m.
Cape Fe*r and Yadkin Valley E. K.
'Jruins moving North.
/'mr end Mail. Freight and Patt.
S 20 a in licnvo licnnettsvillo 0;15 a iii
i> ii m Arrive Maxton 8.3ft n in
V 4f? n in Lisvo Muston H.25 a til
V 3fi a in Arrivo Fayetteville- 2.0ft p ta
? |5 ji in Leave, " 0 00 R ni
. ! 63 p in Leave Ranford 2 15 p in
li 40 p in Arrivo Greensboro S 00 y in
7 lt) j? m Loiivo " t> 20 i> ni
10 45.j? lil Arri o Mt. Airy ft 00 p in
No, 1-P.rcukfast nt Fayetteville,
Dinner nt Greensboro.
Trains moving South.
Pass, mid Mall. Freight and Aceoui
5 '15 a m Leave Mt. Airy 6 30 u tn
0 15 u iii Arrive Greensboro 1 15 a tu
0 50 a m Leave Greensboro 7 00 A tn
12 33 n tn Loavc Sanford 2 15 p m
2 IO p m Arrive Fnyet'evillo 5 25 p m
3 30 pm Lenvo Pnyottevillo 7 45 u m
5 20 pm Arrive Maxtor. 12.30 p ni
5 30 pm Leave Maxton 1 05 p m
0 45 p m Arrive Bennct'svillo 3 40 p m
Passenger and Mail South bound break
ast nt Greensboro and dinner nt Sanford.
Factory Branch.--*Freight tO Passenger.
TiiAin MOYIXO NOiivii
Lcnvc Mttlboro 7.25 a lu
Arrivo Greensboro V-.00 n in
Lii/o Greensboro 10.10 nm
Arrive Madison 12.35 p LU
Lenvo Madison at 1.40 p ru
Arrivo {jroonsbo.o 4 00pm
Lenvo Grocnsborn 4,40 }> in
A'fYivty rfrui?oro ? j^rWi u.vu p
Pnssongtr ?nd Mail Train runs dnily oxcopt
Freight und Aoconimodnlica Train ruus
from Honnottsvillo to Fayetteville Tuosdn.-rs,
Thursdays ?ml Saturdays; from Fayetteville to
llouuotlsvillo on Mondajs, Wednesdays and
Fridays; iront Fuyottovillo to Greensboro on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; from
Greensboro to Fayetteville on Tuesdays, Thurs
days nnd Saturday sj from Greensboro to
Mt. Airy or Mondays, Wodnesdnys mid
Frida i s.
Train i on Fnotory and Madison Branches
run dally oxcopt Sundav.
W. V, KY htS,
Gen. Pass Agent.
J. W. FRY,,
Qcnortl Suonrintondont.
Atlantic Coast Line.
North Eastern R. E. of S. C.
Uni rd April 20th, 1S00.
?No 27|N\..23|No.ft3
IA. M IA. M.?
Lc Florence |*t.86| *s.:w
" Kingstrco I 2 20, 0.46
Ar. I.nnci 2.ftO 10.07 P. M.
Lo. Limes 2.f,0| 10.;i7 ?7.50
Kr Charleston I 6.0?J UM 0.30
Train on C. A D. It. K. connects nt Florence
willi No. 23 Train.
Lc Charleston
Ar. Lillies
Le Lanes
Lu King?trco
Ar Florence
A. M.
* 1.20
3 00
No. 141 No. 52
P. M 1
*4 aol
f?. 2 il
ti 20
li 411
4.201 7.5ft
A. M.
* Daily, 'j' Daily except Sunday.
No. 52 run through to Columbia via
Central II. lt of S. C.
Nos. 78 and 14 run solid to Wil
mington, N. C., -inking <jloso connection
with W. & W. It. It. for all point? north.
Awi't Ocn'l Manager, Gon'l Supt.
T M. EMERSON, Ocn'l PnflB. Agt.
Northbound. South bound.
Leave- Leave
Charleston 4 00 p. ni. Wadesboro' 0.00 a. m.
Lane's b.ll p, in. Cheraw 7.30 11. m.
Florene? >.I0 p, m. l''loronco 0,00 ii, m.
Gaerav 0.41 p. m. Lune's 10.37 u. m.
A.rrjvp Arrive
SVndcsboro' 11.00 p. m. Charleston 12.30 p.m
Curl run through between Charleston -xnd
Wniloflboro', 'L'lieso trains make eluso lunnou.
lion at Wiulc.iboro' willi Rent and West bound
)'ti"songor trains over tho Carolina Central
T. M. EMERSON, Gen. Pass. Agt.
Jo IN F. DivsK, Gen. S'upt
Insure your: Houses
againt fire, lightning,
cyclones and wind
For further particulars apply to
H. 1>, JOHNSON, Agent,
licnnetlsville, S. C.
March 31st, 1890.
Hov. J. L. Hay, P. C.
First Sunday.
Ebeuozcr 10-30 a. ia., Shilo 4.00 p. in.
Second Suudny.
Oak Grove 10.30a. m., New Hopo ?.00
p. m.
Third Sunday.
Shilo 10.30 a. m., Ebenezer -1.00 p. tn,
" Fourth Sunday.
Now Hope 10.30 a. m., Oak Grovo 4.00
p. ni.
Pleasant Hill 10.30 a. m., on Saturday bo
fore the second Suuday and 10.30 a. m.,
fit li Sunday.
liKV. (I. M. ROYD, V. C.
iothol 1st and 3d Suuday ll a. ru,
Antioch 1st nod 3rd Sunday 3 p. ni.
Iloykio 2nd and'Ith Sunday 11 a.m.
Breedcn's Chapel 2d and 4th 3 p. ni.
Beauly Spot. 2nd and 4th Sunday 11 a. m.
Smyrna, 2nd and 4th Suuday 3 p. m.
Pine Grove, 3rd and 1st Sunday ll a, m.
MeColl, 3rd and 1st Sunday 3 p. m.
UKV. J. A. PORTEN 1?. 0.
Hebron lit and 3rd Sundav at ll a tn.
Ebenezer 1st and 3rd Sunday at 3 ji. m.
Parnassus 2nd lina 4th Sunday st 11 a. m.
/ion 2nd ami 4th Suuday at 3 p. m.
MHTHODIST-Hov. J. \V. Danlftl, Pastor
Sunday School -1.00 p. hi. Preaching nt
11.00 a. m., and 8.00 p. ni. Pruyei-iucet
Ing Wednesday afternoon at ? o'clock.
Supt. S. S., E. S. Carlisle.
BAPTIST-Kev. It. N. Pratt Pastor
Preaching 11.00 a. m., 8.00 p. m. Sunday
School every Sunday morning at n.80
Prayer mooting Thursday evening, at4.00 j
o'clock. Supt. S. S., C. 13. Jordan.
rKiiSllYTKKlAN-Rev. W. Ii. Corbett
pastor. Preaching at 10:30 a. m. and 3.30
D. m. Sunday Schoo' at 0,30 A. SI. Pray
er-meet lng on Tuesday afternoon at 4.00
oV.loek. Supt . S. S.,T. E. Dudley,
M?RXii'oit? CH APTER No! 80, RJ'?]' M.
Meets at Clio on Friday, on or after j
each full moon, at 3 o'clock in the alter
noon. J. C. DUNBAR,
M. E. H. P.
J. E. MCLEOD, Secretary.
Convenes each Saturdny afternoon lioforo
tho full moon, at 4 o'olook.
h. H. HARTr.ni.ino, W. M.
W, J. Ailninr, Secretary.
Meets Saturday on or after cnoh full moon
ot il o'olook, p m.
E. T. COVINOTON, Heorotury.
ConvoiieB each Friday ovonlnf? on or boforo
tho full moon ut 8 o'olook.
T. I. Roger?, Secretary.
Meets Satin day ou or beforo each full moon
at :t o'clock, p, m.
W, ll. An'onn, W. M.
C. I). Hogers, Soorolary.
Attorneys and Counselors at Law,
Will pr?ctico in thc Courts ol' the
Fourth Circuit and in thc United States
Courts. I Pcb. 14, '80.
j& Attorneys at Law,
S???r Office over J. F, Evcictt's Store.
Attorney's al Law,
Chutaw, S. C.
Bcnnettsville, S . Qi
Attorneys at Law,
Chorav, - - So. Ca.
rn w. B^?CI?IISR? ~
B c u n 0 11 s v i I I 0 , S . CI
fiiay'Olnco on Burlington St., west of
the Court House.
J?, ? Attorney at Law,
Bcnnettsville, S . C .
&3T'Oflion in tho Court House-front
room on thc right.
Q G. W. Sil I PP,
Ks!9 Attorney al Law,
Ch era w, S. C.
Will practice in thc Courts of Ches
terfield and Marlboro Counties.
Attorney i.t Law and Trial Justice,
Betmottsvillo, S. C.
Prompt attention given to tho collec
tion of claims. Agricultural Lieos fore
For thc State of JNorth Carolina.
iey*Call on him at Benncttsvillo, S. C.
t go to oh u roi i aud Suuday School,
And there I learn uo hum),
Ba"k home aguiu ou Sunday eve,
And praise : y cottou farm.
Tho preaohor preaches of Cod's word,
And of his mighty arm,
Jiul then yoti know it is fashion now
To praiso your cotton farm.
I go to sec my neighbor man,
And hear him tell his yarns ;
Tho next thing to my huaith, you know,
ls how is your cotton farm ?
God's word is powerful you kuow.
And sufficient to ultu ni,
But then you kuow it will bo so,
So how is your cotton farm?
I go down to tho nearest store,
Tho nowa I dCfiro lo hain ;
Tho next thing to howdy do
Is how is your cotton farm ?
Tho poor you know must make a ?how,
And boss their owu coucoru,
They rent u mulo, nod bugcy too,
And then rub a cotton farm.
If all tho christians in this world 1
Could cortainly be alarmed, (
They would study more about their soul.?, 1
And less about their cotton farm. !
They will push their hoes and plow all ,
And at night they feel careworn ;
Before they will bing and praise God's
They will praise their cotton farms.
Top Tau E.
Brownsville, April ISth, 1890.
To tho Friends of tho Quininy
School Canso in South
SPARTANBUUG, S. C., April l?, J SOO.
Dear Brethren :-Tho nocossity and
importance of the Sunday School to the
Church and to the country need no do
uions! ratiou . Tho fulute of loth do
peuds largely upon tho character of tho
Sunday School work of tho prcsout.
livery christian man and icoman should
encourage and join all legitimate cjj'orts
?ioincrease thc. vnmhr.v.: mu?. <?f?h\}%?A?
\thC Sunday Schools of our (State.
Tho Interdenominational Sunday
School Association, through Execu
tive Committee, heroby appeals lo all
workers, of whatever name, in all parts
of tho State, for sympathy and co-opcra
lion. Our motto is: "The linton of all
Christians for tho salvation of all o'hers."
Our aim and object: (I) "A Sunday
School within reach of every home in
our .itatc. (2) A Convention, at lea3t
once each year, withiu reach of every
Sunday School Teacher. (3) A work
ing Sunday School Organizition in every
County and Township. (I) Thc visita
tion ol our houso to invite all to Church
and Sunday School, and lo make known
to all Cod's free oiler of all Salvation
through .Jesus Christ."
Wc are greatly encouraged by thc
successor last year's work. Ten new '
County Organizations were effected,
making the total number of organized
j counties twenty two. One ol thc re?
waining counties has already organized
this year, leaving unorganized only
twelve, viz; Oconee, Greenville, Abbe
ville, York, Chester. Fairfield, Horry,
Georgetown, Beaufort, Darlington, Sum
ter and Florence. Thc prospects tor the
work before us were never more encour
aging and we hope to extend thc work
of organization in all thc remaining
counties during thc present year.
In a lew counties there exist Sunday
School Conventions, Unions or Coaler
enees, held under thc auspices of thc
separate denominations, and tn such
cases workers may be lound who hesi
tate to engage in our Interdenomina
tional Conventions, To all such breth
ren wc desire to say that there is no con
flict or antagonism whatever between
thc two. Both the denominational and
the interdenominational movements aim
at thc very same results-better and
more effective Sunday School work.
Wherever it is desi ried and thought best
by those interested to hold the denOmL
'national meetings let it be done, and we
bid all such God's speed. But wc earn
estly beg that in addition, you will also
unite with the brethren of other dc?
nominations in ?his work, and by organ
ization, contact and discussion, give
and receive*the benefits ol the wisdom,
I methods and experience ol all for stim
ulation and profit in your own home
work. Thus, too, wc are brought into
intimate and harmonious relations with
the great International Organization
which is encircling thc globe. Organi
zation, systematic and thorough, is our
aim; and wc do not want to ccai? our
effoiis until every township in thc S:ate
basan cflcctive organization, with coins
mittccs actively at work visiting every
The late Slate Convention was a most
interesting and profitable meeting. It
instructed the Executive Committee to
employ an efficient, consecrated Chris.
tum man as Organizer, tom0 >nto the
Held and organize first the counties re
maining unorganized, and dsit as Jar
as he can thc other counties.
The Committee, after prayerfully and
carelully considering the irater, have
elected Mr. C. L. Kike, of Ladens, S. C.
as such Organ?7er, and they recommend
him to the hearts and hordes of the
friends of the Sunday School cause in
the Stalo. Give him your .)ntirc sym*
pathy and support. He con cS among
you not his or for our glory, PUt for that
of our common Lord and Sa>'0,lr?
We request all Sunday Scl?ol Super*
intendents throughout the pilate to as
sist us in the collection oj! complete
Sunday School statistics itu ring- the
next few months. These st.leslies are
called for hy thc United Stag's Census
Bureau at Washington, J). (/.. and arc
for our own regul?r work, afd we have
IPro. F. TT.
Whildcn, Charleston, S. C.,j Statistical
Secretary, will have this wop in hand
atuf will very soun scud out phe blanks
to be filled out by schools alf! returned
to bim. So we beg those H''Crested in
each county to bc ready t^ 'pjrpniplly
assist in this important work? ;J
Now, dear friends and bremen of ah
d?nominations, that have tp ,ovc of
God in your hearts, give i4 >'Our en
couragement in these Cofrm.cndable
^flortr,. And may God blesj l!ic work
3t each individual, and of ai lhe Cpn>
mhtccs and ol the Convcn>oris $ his
5wu honor arid glory.
Yours fraternally,
Spail;?nbo|g,.S; C.
C. C. BROWN', /
SunvCr, 8,p.
Z. W, BKDENMlAUt'^, /
Clinch, S. C.
isi S. (?.
C. L. FlKB,
Lauris, S. C.
Charles']^, 8. U.
S. B. EZKI.L, (I
Sparlanb./i?, S. C.
Executive Committee.
Second Annual Cor Irenes
Methodist Sunday Schools
MAY i>, IO.
9.30. Devotional Exercises. Address
ol' Welcome; Response to Welcome;
Call of roll of delegates by schools;
J ,erm anent O rga. ; i z at io n.
SONG-Disci.?sion: "The Sunday school
'feather's Decalogue."
1. Pray lor inspiration, wisdom ami pa
.tience. 12 Timothy xi, 24. James i, 5
2. Have faith in your convictions, Mark
xi, '22. John xiv, 1. Heb. xi, ?2, 33.
3. Respect your pupils. Luke xi, 11 and
Matthew x, 29, 31
4. Understand your own purpose. Prov
xvii, 24. Luke vi, 39
5. Obtain tho attention and affection of
your pupils.
[The discussion of two or more ol thc
subjects to be opened hy Pro!. Daniel C.
Roper, followed by other Sunday school
workers until all arc taken up |
11.40 Song. Question box.
12 o'clock Adjournment.
2 o'clock Devotional Exercises. Ap
pointment of committees. Discussion:
Teacher's Work Continued.
0. Express thought precisely ; illustrate
1 reel y, 1 Cor. xiv, 19. Matt, xiii, 34.
7, Teach arrangement and classification
2 Tim. ii, 15. Eccl, iii, i, II.
S. Christ's 'fest -fruit. Matt viii, 16, 20
9. Review frequently. Isa. xxiii, 10
to. Expect great results. Eccl, xi, 1.
Matt, xiii, 8
I The discussion to be opened by ll. II
Xesvton followed hy other Sunday school
workers unt:' each phase is taken up.
4 o'clock Song. Question box.
4 30 Adjournment.
5 30 Devotional Exercises. Reading
Minutes, Report ol committee on the
condition ol Sunday school work. A
report of comm i lee on members of thc
Executive Committee. Election ol
place for next meeting.
Song. Discussion for thc benefit of Pa*
rents, 1*111)113 and Superintendents.
1. How m.ty we secme the attendance
and co operation ot parents ? Opened
by Prof. S. H. Zimmerman.
II. Mow may we secure greater ?.it ere st
on thc part o? the children ? 1. Libra
ries. ?.. Maps, 3. Blackboards. 4.
Prizes; &c. Opened by Prof. lt. C.
Song, Adjournment.
2 o'clock. Devotional Exercises. Dis?
cussiont "Tue Superintendent's Work
- -Needs and Qualifie lions. To be
discussed by Superintendents and Ex;
Song. Miscellaneous business. Parting
address hy the President.
Song, Adjournment,
. . At tho Clio Drug Storo you will find I
nil kinda of Drug* and Medicines either
tm hand or coining to band, or will ho
ordered on command at Dr, Humor old
stand, kept by h. Wood.
A farmer wlio ie not in sympathy
with tho present political agitation;
known a? tho "farmers' movement/
cnn feo inconsistence*} and tilings that
are unjust, both in the movement it
self and those that lead it ; and, with
no intention of abusing anybody,
would direct tho attention of your
renders to a few of them.
It is inconsistent in Capt. Tillman
to consent to enter tho race for the
Governorship, when ho has persist
ently said for thc last four or five
years that he did not want atty ofjice
lie ''new that he was laying himself
Hablo to tho ohrtrgo of ?noonalntohoy
whoa in his speech at Columbia he
said, "There will bo those ready to
proclaim from the housetop : 'There, ?
- L. \- i-.i:....
'.uni )'"' r>V, liv lino DOUli II .in 11 ii;;
office all tho timo.' It is inconsisU
ont for men like Capt. She1-!, who
hayo hohl office, and now holding
them, aud who wish to continue
doing the same, to cry out against tho
iniquity of "aristocratic rings." //'
they believe in the doctrine of "rota
lion in office," why not bo consistent
and rotate themselves ? It is hardly
consistent for farmers to growl and
complain at tho existence of "rings'*
that they themselves have helped to
form; for ii' "aristocratic rings'' exist
uf nil thpv nen <?f iinrv.aair\r jnrt/}.t i/n
of material that the farmers by thoir
vote at primary elections and conven
tions, nominated, and heneo elected,
to office. Suppoao tliov elect all tho
officers, Sta to and County, from Till
itirin do\yn to Coroner, what gu iran
tee have."they that Tillman will no*,
hoad tho '"Stato House King'' and
bogia to put oi\ airs and feel aristo
cratic in tho Governor's chair? And
if tho county ofllcers heretofore elect
ed haVo formed "Court House rings,"
what is to* prevent those hereafter
clectcd^from doing likewise? Till
man and his followers do ?wt con-?
[jcieotioimly believe tho Democratic
party is corrupt ; neither do they
honestly bojioyo in the actual exist
ence of corrupt rings. All SUQII talk
is bosh, and they know it, but iirordcr
to reach the offnes, they have harped
rm that string, Boiled down, Till
maiiism is a fif ht of tho "outs" against
the "ins" . .' .
Ca])t. Tillltiau has made tho cjalm
nt "Iho/armers havo' been deni?d
{"?ir jA.v-:..\ - J$$sM 'Ul,~ .?1 ,!,n.
unjust. Since 1970 fourteen men
havo represen tn I our county in tho
lower house of Representatives, only
two of which number have been law
yera, and all the others wore farmers.
Tho lawyers were sau.siiod to serve
one term each, while some of the farm
ors have boen returned for two and
evin tliree terms. Our county offices
have been (il ed by farmers in about
the same proportion, and tho sumo
ratio would be shown for ell the
counties in the Striae, except Charles
ton, and perhaps Richland. Tho
Governors regularly elected have ali
heen farmers, except Thompson.
Simpson and .Shepard only filled ont
unexpired terms. And certainly a
majority of tho Sta Le officers hpvp
been taken from tho farms. The
farmers have, had an equitable share
of the offices, State and county, and
hy ii ir vote haye controlled the elec
'ion? in the State since 7(3, and there
fore they have not been denied politi
cal rights in regard to office holding ;
and if they have been discriminated
against in the Legislature, they alone
arc to blame, for they hove always
had a majority in the Legislate "e.
li is unjust to other classes of poo
pie in the Democratic party ?or the
farmers as a class to arrogate to
themselves the right to control the
affairs of the party. A farmers po
litical movement necessarily excludes
other classes from working with them
A farmer would not intrude himself
into a merchants' or lawyers' political
movement, and yet those classes have
the same right to organize themselves
andjclaitii thai the}/ are the Democrat
ic parly. I am sick of the sentiment
that seems to prevail throughout thc
land : "1 am a farmer, therefore 1
am entitled to this or that j" or, "bc
catHC we arc farmers, this or that
must be done for our special benefit."
Let the fai'mois get out of debt, rnise
their own supplies, pay cash for wh \t
they buy, get rich farwing, then they
would not ask our Coiigrcsmen te
pass Sub-Treasury Bills, nor cure
whether Tillman was Governor or not
FA RM iou.
April 22, 1800,
WH AT Tn KV AM. G ?rr. '?Vom ?
bushel of corn a distiller gets <]
gallons of whiskey, which retail at
$10 The government gets $3.00,
thc farmer 40 cents, thc railroad
$1, tho manufacturer $1, tho re
tailer S7, and thc consumer got?
d i'riiik.
-? <tt> ?--?
Ho that is habituated to decep
tions and nrtilicir.litios in trifle*
will try in vain to bc truo in mat
ters ol importance; for truth is fi
thing of habit rather than of will
You cannot in any given caso by
any sudden and single effort will
to bo true, if the habit of your lift
has boen insincere.
Uly Mother'* Grave.
How often linve I visited that
lonely i.;,ot where motlier now lies.
Aud when J look down upon the
eilent tomb I can seo her gentle
spirit waving in tho beautiful sun
ny sky. And when I sit and think
of tho future it seems to me that
lifo ie but a shadowy, momentary
dream. And w..en I sit in solitary
attitude over the grave it seems to
me that your reporter ought to
be a bettor boy. Wo must not
too much grieve, she has met tho
common fate of us all, for sho ac
complished tho object by preparing
herself for another world. But
I look forward to meeting motlier
in those pearly mansions which
God has gone to proparo for us.
In all the world though friends sincere,
May al! Sc?lft to you as brothers ;
You'll never for a moment hear,
A voice so sweet as mother's.
It Was Fixed for John.
"My husband doesn't chew any
moro tobacco," said a newly mar
ried woman, to a party of friends,
"or at le ist he doesn't where 1
can see him."
"How did you stop him?" they
all asked.
"The morning nfl or wo wore
married, "began tho lady, 'and ho
and I were sitting on tl e front
porch, i noticed ho was ill %t ease,
and finally I asked him what was
tho matter with him."
"'My darling' he said, taking
my hands, 'there is something I
should have told you bo foro wo 1
wero rhnrri ed.' 1
: " 'What is it?' I gasped, as tho; 1
vision of another woman swept 1
over me.
" 'Lovo,' ho answered, *I arri ah 1
inveterate fobacco-:chpwot'- Can
you, will you forgivo mo?'/ '
"As he finished I slipped my
hands from his, and, drawing\oUJ? ?
a box of snuff and a bruen, .1. said': A
"'0, John, L am sp glad you
spoke of it, for X m noarly.ora/.y for i
a dip.'
... "His faon rns .{i picture^ I cnn :
ffdj yo,!!, y :'/nMs''thn?C;thro'?.f>
minut?s We ?au ofit?l'dd^fiitd; a
solemn compact to fore vor abstain
from the weed."
"And did you really uso snuii
before yon were married?" asked
one of the lad i -s
"No," answered tho wife, but I
was fixed for John."
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object of every mau who has to de
pend upon his jwn exertions must
needs be to provide for his daily
wants. This isaVgh and impor
tant office ; it deserves his utmost
attention ; it includes some of his
most sacred duties both to him
sell, his kindred and his country,
and although in performing his
task ho is only influenced by a re
gard to bis own interest or by his
necessities, yet it an employment
which renders him truly the best
benefactor of tho community he
belongs to. All our pursuits must
give way to this. Tho hours he
devotes to learning must bc after
ho has done his work. His inde
pendence, without which ho is not
fit to bo called a man, requires,
first of all oliat he should have in
sured for himself and those depen
dent him on a comfortable substi
te ncc be foro beean have aright
to taste any indulgence, cither of
his senses or his mind ; and the
more lie learns the greater the
; progress ho makes in thc sciences |
the more be will prize tho indus
- try, the habits of regular labor,
1 whereby ho is enabled to secure so
prime a blessing.-Lord Broug
Oolonol Hoyt Invitod lo OhlimgO.
Colonel James A. Hoyt, editor
. of tho Baptist Courier and Pres
? ?dent of the State Baptist Conven
! tion, has been invited to deliver
? an address at the anniversary meet
ing of tho American Baptist Edu
cation Society, in Chicago, on tho
2Yf,h of May. Thc invitation was
i forwarded through Dr. Justin A.
?j Smith, editor of tho Chicago Stan
, dard, and has been accepted by
, Colonel Hoyt. The Education
Society is one of tho largest and
. most influential Baptist organiza
i tions in the country, and Colonel
Hoyt's selection' to address its an
niversary meeting as a representa
. tiveofa denomination in South
5 Carolina is a compliment of a high
order and one which tho Colonel's
i constituents will pronounco worth
ily boslowed.-Greenville News.
I .. Jennings' Torry Syrup tho ho?t
> remedy for DyRontory, for salo at Jon
nings' Pharmacy.
<i<riut<l JJOII/?C li. of H.
Held its foin teen th annual moot
ing at Columbia Inst week. From .
the annual j jpovt of tho Grand
Dictator tho following facts aro
lakcn : This grand lodge was or
ganized in Greenville onApril 20,
1877 ; at its second meeting there
were 13 lodges and 355 members ;
at its third meeting, 32 lodges, 728
members and three deaths. At
this thc fourteenth meeting there
are reported 59 lodges, 2,8b0 mom
hers and 35 deaths, tho number of
deaths to dato hoing 254. The
membership January ?? 1889, was
2,375, January 1, 1890, 2,775, and
April 1; 1890, 2,880, being a r^t
gain of 428 mein bery and two? <i
lodges since April 1, 1889. Tho
work done in Soutn Carolina shows
wen in comparison with that doue
in the other States, and tho death
rato comparea favorably with th^
of any other State, showing *l'o
caro taken in tho medical depart
ment of this jurisdiction.
A ?Card front Capt. TIC ^an
V '? ? f. v
To tho Publto : Invitation! to speak nif v
beginning to como to ni?, I desire to Hay
th nt nh euch lottcrs should bo odJrcBsed <o
Onpb. G-. W. Shol', ImuTonB, S O., Ohnir
mnu of tho Campaign Oommittoo.
Tlio retisouB nrc obvious. Tooauvnsa tho
stnto thoroughly will riquiro ranch trtiYCl,
aud onnnob well bo doiio uu^Xi ibroo
monthH ; mid to Bavo both expenso r??,(j? //1
bor, tiiero must bo BOIUJ Byateinatio
. Capt. Shell can also judge whoro nod
when my torvicos arc most needed, nud ar
raugo nccordtDgly. If thc Stnto Domoorat
Committee would not call tho Stnto Oon
vontiou till September, tho canvass c.uld
bo dofprod till the c. ip is almost laic1 by,
nod I,would prefev nob to prcof er*
boated jpolitionl ?aroiaign whoa all are BO
busy< But ? nti\ roftdy.to? open the ball
kvhpuoy.or ib/shlta tho people arid tho Cam?
pillia Coiiunit?H! '.hinhu.bo'-st. .'
ii. it. Tillman.
jtopp'Wi 'S. C. , April io, 1890.. ?.' .
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''.{? ' How to Toll a Counterfeit BjUl.-',
Talco a :United States bill of any 1
denomination and bold it', to tho
light,. and you will seo two linea
running along entirely aoross it
length, wiso. Upon examination
threads, a rod one and* blue one.
Every gonuin:; bill has thia mark
of genuineness. Without theao
marka a bill may bo put down as N
counterfeit, no matter how good tho
engraving on it ic. No papor mill
will dure make this sort of paper
and thia ia the government's only
protection on ila currency.
Take a quiet corner in tho even
ing time, and carefully think of tho
day which lins just parsed away and
whose history yon IK lp to make.
Review the deeds and words and
thoughts which U baa recorded
against your name. Measure each
of these by the standard of oppor
tunity. Contlemplato the relation
of days to eternity, and ponder up
on the certainty with which pres
ent exiatenco here ia advancing to
ward i m mort al i ty in heaven. Do
not forget to include a proper pro
portion of prayer. Try tins aa a
recipe for a good to-morrow.-Pitts
burgh Advocate.
Imagine, if you can, a frozon fog
driven with the velocity of a hui
ricanc. Thc air so full of minuto
fro/en pnrticlea which strike your
face Uko pin beads il red from a
musket that you cannot see twen
ty feet ahead, and nil this in an at
i inospboro from 20 to 50 degrees be
low zero, and you can then form
aa clear an idea of a blizzard as
you'll ever caro to get. Ita blind
ing, bewildering em ct is first felt.
Tho intenso cold brings at first tho
pain of freezing, then numbness,
then stupor, then a tense of bliss
ful sleep and close upon its heola
Tho Southern Baptist C*r 'on
tion will moot in Fort Wor! .'ox
aa, on May Gth. A ap-cial train
for tho dolegatos will be run from
Atlanta, which will be composed
of Pullman Palace and Man Bou
doir cars, and will make the faatcst
time of any train over run from
Atlanta to Texas, tho trip being
made in thirty houri. The clerical
delegates from tho Peo Deo Asso
ciation aro Rova. J. A. W. Thomas,
lt. N. Pratt and J. C. Dunbar, of
Counting in the last-steal from
Virginia tho Republicans have a
majori ty of fourteen in tho Houso
pf Ijppresonti?ives now and Tom
Reed contemplates bis work with
satisfact ion and feels liko a big In
jun with a whole lot of scalps
banging to bis bolt.- Wilmington

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