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LOCAL AND COUNTY MATTERS.
EASLEY, S. C., OCTOBER I9.
BAPTIST CHURCi. Rev. J. W.
Ilutchlns, Pastor. Every firot Sabbath
at 11 o'clock. A. M., and at 7:30. P. M.
Sinday School every Sabbath at 3:30
o'clock, P. M.
Pleasant), Dr. J. R. Riley. Pastor. Ev
cry second Sabbath at 11 o'clock, iA. M.
MIETHODIST CHURMc.-Rev. S. P.
H. Elwell. Pastor. Every fourth
Sabhath it I1 o'clock, A. M.. and 7:30
o'clock. P. M. Every second Sabbath
at 7:30, P. M.. .by Rev. D. R. Brown.
Sinday School at 9:30, P. M., every
S&- W. S. GREGORY, our Fore
man, is authorized to receive and
contract for Jot) work, &c.,for THE
ROBINSON & WYATT halve 100 bush
els of Seed Wheat for sale. It
READ T. L. Jones' advertisement;
also, Simeon Baswell's, in this issue.
REv. J. C. hUDSON has removed to
our village. The town keeps filling up.
THE family of Mrs. Moses Jones has
moved into their new house on Pump
MR. R. G. GAINES, from Central,
the Agent of McFaden's Cotton House,
Ivas in town on Wednesday.
MR. GIGNILLIATT has had a large
sign-board put up in front of the
"Mountain View House."
HON. D. F. BRADLEY, Editorof the
Pickens Sentinel. paid our office a visit
on last Monday.
COL. J. E. HAGoooD passed through
our town on his return to Charleston,
IT is said that certain improvements
on Sardine street, point to an impor
tant epoch in the history of a fellow
MR. HI. J. GrONILLJIATT and lady
left for the Exposition at Louisville
last TIuesday. We wish themi a plheas
an rip and safe return.
ASTEROID, the fine blooded horse of
Mr. S. Bryson, of our town, made the
best time of any racer on the track at
the Greenville Fair last week.
A FIRM mentioned in their adver
th~ement last week an article that had
grown dusty on their shelve. Result,
Sfo ur calls for it this week.
WE regret to learn of the death of
~'Mr. Robert Griffin, which occurred at
the home of his father, near Pickens
C. H1.. on last Saturday. A very large
assembly of friends attended the fu
neral and burial service at Griffin
Church on Sunday. Rev. D. W. Hiott
preached the funeral sermon.
T HE painter's brush is being handled
over our Furniture house, and soon, we
;understand, the proprietors' own pri
vae welling is to receive an artistic
touch. What news will this herald ?
LHe is single and has been boarding.
We wonder if lhe is going to begin
keeping house ?
A P~tOTOGRAPHER was going up
street tlie otht y wifth an arm full
of Ironing boards, and all of a sudden
She uuloaded and stretched himself up
idea that he wanted a pieture of him.
self. We suspect that owing t6 the
long drought and his light weighit, the
impression was a bad one. Try it again,
Riley. but select a softer place next
WHILE old bachelors get too old
sometimes to am'arry, they never get too
old to go to weddings. We heard one
remai k not long since that there was
no use of his getting married so long
as he could run around to all the wed
dings. lIe had just returned from a
OUR Cotton Weigher's books show
that 587 hales of cotton have been re
celved. here to date this season, against
476 last, showing an increase of I11
bales.. The prices p;aid for this staple
here have been equal to, if not more,
than paid at. neighboring markets.
Our Merchants are live, enterprising
men-most of them advertise their
goods, and tihe people show their ap
preciation by a liberal patronage.
AMoNG the names of the forttinate
who took premimns at the Greenville
Fair we notice the following from
D. C. Moore, sample Butter, bushel
Irish Potatoes. Second premilum,
'1. J. Bowent, best bale Cotton, sam
ple Rice, bushel Red Wheat.
Miss Lillie L. Gossett, cluster of
Miss Lelia Gossett. white feather fan.
T RIA L JUSTICEf'S COURT.-The fol
lowing cases have been tried before
Judge Gossett during the last week
W. A. Clyde vs. Henry Iladden,
Garnishee. Decision deferred.
Ann Scott vs. Wm Stegall, Com
plaint to divide crop, &c., decree for
W1m. Duke vs. Rial Bowen, Com
plaint to divide crop ; case settled.
The State vs. Amaziah Ilunt, for
selllng personal )r'operty over which
there was a Mortgage, without the
written consent of the Mortgagor.
Case sent up, and defendant put under
bond1( to appear and answer.
Thomas Looper vs. Jeremiah Train -
ham, damages for obstructing a line
branch. Damages claimed, $75; ver
dict for plaintiff $22.50. Motion hy
defendant for new trial.
LETTER FROM PICKENS.
PICKENS C. H., S. C., Oct. 14.
DEAR MESSENGER : You were a
welcome visitor up here last week. We
heard you comnpliumented very mnuch.
A happy face, a brand-new dress, an
enterprising front, anid a chattering
tongue, will make you take superla
latively well. Long and happy be
your life ; high may your head ever be
and( full your purse.
There ia nothing exti'a new in Pick
ens. Everything pursues the eveni
tenor of its way ; nimble-tongued gos
sip has much. .to say, but we will not
tell on her this time. Good s'chool,
many boys, inany girls-but neamiy all
of them are prizes located away up to
ward the top of long, slender, greasy
poles, and the gaping throng of COnl
testants are kept back from the fort of
the "tall sycamores" by flowing
swords. Ruling with rigidity up here
wIns tihe title, of the "Tall Sycamore
of the Wabash."
Tile young men of the lorlmont*
College have decided to give-a publie
debate in the Hall. of the Pakiorian
Literary Society next week. It comes
oft on Friday night. Oie of your
editors would be received with open
embrace. The girls of the College are
going to organize Into a Society this
week for their "Itnprovement lit Rati
ocination and Intellectual Gimnas
Mr. G. W. Taylor has just returned
from a visit among the ditherent fairs of
the State. ie must have met with his
fate, for he has tremor cordis all the
time. It's a poor fair which don't
make some fellow "live Ip among the
stars.'j The more he sh.ikes his torch.
the more It shiiie;'.
Pickeis has a dumde. We are ahead
of Easley in that respect. :i't we ?
Easley's paper, sounds pretty higt
We are settling down to Winter
quarters now. No more Sunoner ro
ses to bloom and tlotirisi among us.
All the visiting young lad5ies have gone
except Miss Lucie Ilagood, and she
leaves for the sea-shore this week.
"We would that it were Smummer al
ways." But time does '"move on in
it's ceaseless course."' Such depart uires
is enough to make a fellow '-os:e his
mirth an(d his disposition go so heavily
wit ii Him that the brave, overhanging
firmament, all fretted with golden
tire," seem but a waste of (lty va
pors. We close; so long. C.
P. S. There is to I. a- B up here B-4
long ; we will send you anl iivitation
or ai piece of cake to dream oi.
-For several days the colored
people have been holding a camp
meeting at Keysville, near town.
Before it started one of the lead
ing brethren approached a white
gentleman who lived near and
raised a good deal of stock, and
the following conversation ensued :
"Boss, how many pigs is yer got
and where is dey ?" "WYell, about
thirty, and most of them are in
the woods." "Boss, I'd 'vise
you to put dem hogs in de pen
and sit over dem with a double
barrel gun. Camp meeting and
hogs don't mix well together."
Washington (N. C.) Gazette.
-We see how much a man has,
and therefore envy him ; did we
see how littic he enjoys it we would
Married, on the 10th October, by
Rev. Davis, Mr. TroWMAs A.
HAWKINs, of Easley. S. C.. and Miss
CARRIE HAwKmcINs, of Henderson
County, N. C.
On ~Sunday. Octobe'r 14. hy M. TI.
Smith, N. P., at his residence, Mr.
R CBER BARKLEY and Miss 8AILLIE
NALLY, all of Pickenis C'ounty.
Our Cotton Market has been quiet
and lower this week. We quiote ;
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I will sell at public outcry, at my
house. on TUESDAY, NOfEMBEk
6th, the following machinery,'&c.:
One 4-HORSE POWER ECLIPSE
One ECLIPSE TIRESHER and
SEPAR ATOR, Belting and Fixtures.
One PRATT forty-saw GIN and
One KING COTTON PRESS and
The above will be sold for one-third
Cash. Balance on 12 months time.
Oet 19-3t* SIAEON IASWEILL.
On the Piedmont Air-Line Rail
Road, of trains arriving at Easley,.
No. 50. (Passenger) arrive..-.6:24 A. m.
No. 52, " " ...6:08 T. M.
No. 18, Local Freight " ,..6:46 p. Mt.
No. 51. (Passenger) arrive....9:41 P. M.
No. 5:3, 0" ..10:39 A. M.
No. 17. Lor1al Freight " ...5:55 A. M.
All of the above trains carry passen
-AND DEALEIS IN
Easley, S. P.
Invites the attention of
their patrons and the gene
ral public, to the large and
attractive Stock of Goods
just opened, which embraces
Noti ons, Cloting,
Boots, Shoes, Grocer
. ies, Drugs,
Glassware, Oroceke ry
an COTTON, &c.,
adin fact everything usual
ly kept in a stock of General
We en11 especial attention to) our
large STIOCK of READY-MADE
CLOTH'IINO, JEANS and SHOES.
You will find it to your interest to
examinne themi before purehasin g.
When you want Flonr call for the
" FROST ;" for a " Choice Family"
it hias no supIerior.
WHEAT FOR SALE.
1. have on hand 300 bush
els of Graded, Blue Straw
Wheat, which I wvill sell for
Cash to th ose who may wish
to buy. Trher'e are two
grades of it, each being fine,
and it wvill pay you to pur-'
W. A. MA ULDIN,
Oct 12-tf Easley, S. C.
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