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A. W. HUDGENS, } Eitors.
J. R. IIAGOOD, Editors.
EASLEY, S. C., OCT. 26, 1883.
How glad it should make Easley,
and all those whe patronize her,
feel when the thought of her being
a first class market is realized.
She not only can head the list as
being the nst progressive, in bus
iness, of any town of her size, in
the State of South Carolina, and
can also compete strongly with
other towns, which are tenfold
larger than herself. But without
doubt she Can afford to pay the
highest market prices for cotton, in
the first place, because the cotton
buyers are backed by firms so very
-strong as to enable them to pay
prices ; and in the second place,
the buyers are men of such sound
judgment and business-like turns,
that the farmers take p'easure in
permitting them to handle their
cotton. The finest sample of this
product, between Charlotte and At
lanta is obtained at Easley. The
farmers can get in return for this
staple, either the cash, or the mer
chandise, whichever might suit
them. As will be seen in a letter
from a Pickens correspondent, Eas
ley keeps peace with the growing
city of Greenville. Then isn't it
altogether useless, for the farmers
of this County to go there to sell
their cotton and make their pur
chases, when they can get as much
here for it, and pnrchase their
goods just as cheap. Time and
money can be saved by patroni
zing your own market. If Picken s
could get up a progressive spirit in
trade ; if she could make a mar ket
of herself, and could offer some
such advantages to the farmiug
interest of the County, to this small
p~ortion of the Piedmont section
atll the eyes of business Carolina
would be turned. But so long as
she lies dormant and makes not
a market of her own, and her pa-1
per so erroneously turns the atten
tion of the citizens to a market o
another county, without making a
comparison of markets, she can
not hope for better days ini this
special line. The idea of publish
ing what could be done in Green
ville, making not the slightest
mention of' three grand markets in
her own County, apparently shows
a want of the spirit of enterprise,
whatever might have been the in
tention of the "Sentinel." Look
to it citizens tlhat you first note the
advantages to be had at homo, be
fore going to the trouble and ex
jense oyf goingr out of your own
County to sell your cotton and to
do your trading. Keeljopignon
ey in the odrnty, au he Cunty
at large 4l1. be the, "bettlr-off
for it.
Mr. Frank Ayer, a lawer at the
bar of Barnwell, passed through
our town last week. It is his de
sire to locate somewhere in the op
country, and practice the profes
sion of law. le was. admitted to
the bar six years ago, and in that
period of time he has met with
much success. He has no special
preference for locating at a Court
House, but would be willing to lo
cate in a town near the county
seat. No place in the up-conntry
presents a better opening than Eas
ley. A good lawyer can come here
and doubtless in the course of time
build up a fine practice. Our very
efficient Trijal Justice, J. R. Gos
sett, Esq, says that Mr Ayer can
make a living here. If he can
make that now, how bright would
be his future prospects. Many
young men are entering the pro
fession and if they would but look
around them, and consider the ad
vantages of locating at such a
place as Easley, they would not
have to sit and hold their hands
for a number of years in the crowd
ed towns and cities, waiting in
their turn to receive practice.
SOMEBODY se'nt to the Laurens
ville lerald a bogus notice of the
marriage of Jas. M. Epps,a prom
inent citizeu of that County. The
editors are very indignant and of
fer a reward of $100 "for proof to
convict" the person who wrote the
FATAL AcCIDENr.-WeC are in
formed that Thomas iHuter, a son
of Samuel Hunter, Bachelor's Re
treat neighborhood, fell into a well
about forty feet deep last Trhursday
killing him instantly. llis neck
was broken. Mr. Hunter was a
youth about 17 or 18 years 01ld and
was an exemplary young man and
Ch istian. lie was, at the time,
engaged in fixing a wall around
the well on which to place the box
and fioor,-Keowee Courier.
IN the Epsiscopal .Convention on
Tuesday the subject of work
among the colored people was free
ly dliscussed, Dr. Porter, of
II rleston, making a speeh of some
ength. The general expression of
all the speakers was that the
Church should know no color. No
definite conclusion was reached.
The action of the Board of Mis
sions in reqjuesting the resignation
of Bishop Rily, of Mexico, was
approved. __
THRIEATA. -The African Methodist
Episcopal Conference, embracing
several af the Westeorn States, in
session at Denver, Colorado, Fri
day, discussed the regent decision
of t Unitld States Stitreme Congt
on t ole11ileightsbilld rhe Judgs
acti wisdenoudeed $1 the strodi
est ring, 4AUd severl incendi4Y
speefehes were made, one .of the
Bishops declaring that if the ne
gro's rights were thrus trampled
upon a revolution would be the re
sult.-Greenville News.
-On Tuesday of last week a diffi
culty accured in the tipper part of
Anderson County, between Henry
Martin, white, and Berry Holland,
colored, in which the latter was
killed. Martin surrended to the
sheriff of the county, but was af
terwards released on bail. We
learn that from the testimony taken
at the Coroners inquest, the killing
was done-in self-defence.
-Last Monday morning, in the
city of Richmond, Va., Miss Em
ily Pembroke Jones, a beautiful
and accomplished young lady,
aged abor seventeen years, fell
down a stairway and broke her
neck, while walking in her sleep.
Is prepared to make and furnish all
kids of Monumnents and leatistones,
froni t he coinnnonest to the tinest pol
ished Grante, &c., in the neatest style,
anld as cheap as the cheapest.
Oct 19 -t f
. One and All,
Has just received their Fall
and Winter stock of oods
consisting of
Notions, Clothing,
Hardware, Groceries
and Grocers Drugs.
4(sliGive us a call and we will he sure
to sell to you if low prices are desired1.
Oct x2-12m
Dry Goods Emporium
Easley, S. C.,
Still lives, anid he des~ires to thank
he pub lic for their liberal pat ronage in
the p~ast, andl~ say to themi that his
Stock of
Notions, Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes,
Ihard ware, heavy and Fancy Groceries,
Paints, Oils, Glass andl Dye StuztTs, are
comnplete at PANIC PRICES
To the Ladies I dlesire to say that my
Fall Stock of Millinery has just comne
in, embracing all the Latest Novelties,
and Late st Styles of Hats, Bonnets,
Ribbons and1( Neck wear, all at BOT1
TOM PRICES. [email protected] and see mec
and~ you will be pleased.
Oct 1 2-12mn
Easley, S. C.,
'oday The "Leader of Low Prices."
1j We 4re making a magnificent display
f elegant new
3Pall gaind AK7.re
When yon are out shopping, (10 not
fail tq etl and inspect our Imuens 1lhie
We have the most complete desoftinient
of W6fsted- frdtn '1OiW. per yartd'u to
the llest Imported 04'1so
A Large Stok 6f B44 n4 es.
Our variety is unexcelled for beauty
and durability. Ladies, Misses, and i
children's Shoes, all made in the latest
Style~s. We - have a large jpt et the
genuine "Sitting Bull" Boot, unsur
passed for beauty, and the most dura
ble Boot ever sold in our toWn. Price
Cotton Buyer for Exports to New
England States.
Oct 12-i2m
To see the Circus will not create the
excitement that our Bargains in Beds,
Bureais, Chairs, Tables, and every
thing pertaining
elegant and tasteful furnishing of your
house with Bedroom and Parlor Suit.s
of all grades. Come one, come all and
and be convinced that you camot get
more goods for less money than we
give at
A general line of Undertaker's Sup
plies always on hand.
Coilus trimmed at all hours, and inl
sty!e to suit purchasers.
Proprietor Furniture House.
Oct 12-12
Jx. 1. RAqPAY y
A new lot of Ladies Hats,
Ribbons and Laces.
Just received, a new lot of
Ready-made Clothing.
Special bargains in Boots
and Shoes.
Just r eceived, a Cheap lot
of Groceries.
Give me a call, and I
guaran tee satisfaction.
Oct 12---12m
Lime! Lime! Lime !
I-1.. 3r. GIG3Jr AL LIAT,
Easley, S. C.,
Either in Car Load Lots or
by the single barrell at very
Oct 12-tf
Job work of all kinds done ait
this office.

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