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fhe gazleg 5esenger.
LOCAL AND COUNTY MATTERS.
-Hurrah! For the candidates.
-We have had more than a gentle a
-Read the notice of the meeting of i
the.Democratic Executive Committee. t
-Miss Lizzie Hutchin8 has a pros- i
perous school, three miles above here.
-Miss Lucie Ilagood, frojn Charles
ton, Is spending a few days with the I
family of W. M.. Hagood.
-Read the announcemients of J. W.
Majors for Treasurer, and Maj, J. M.
Stewart for Clerk.
-Rev. 0. L. Duran, our school
commissioner, paid us a visit on Mon
--Miss Lillie Gossett has been quite 1
sick, and has been unable to attend to
hier- ine school.
-Attention is called to the notice of
A. M. Folger, calling for county con
veltion of Republican party.
-Maj.. Theo. be~lon, the spirited
travelling Agent of that best of papers, I
the "Charleston News and Courier,' t
will be in Pickens on Salesday. I
-See advertisement of LIudgens & I
I1ndgens, in anotlier colunim. They
are Agents for Thonmas' Snoot.hingi
7, 0CHROM0 CARDS FOR -
cents. Address, 10
'T. K. & V. E. 11UDE (1.Ns Easley.
-We see tlat our honored friend,
Mr. S. T. McCravy of Spartanh burg, is I
annoniceed for the Legislatim-e. He is
a deserving manIi.
-Mr. W M. hiagood begs 11s to state
that he is not an aspirant for poliLical
hioniors. Ile will not run for Clerk nor
no othler pos-ition.
-Th Sil of Carter Roe. wiho lives
two and a half miles above h're, died
(in Tuaesday llorning last. He h-ad
ben sick ha-irdly a week, mal wa- (uite
young, being oily 7 years ol :t th.'
time of his death.
-sls Maggie Anthony, daughter of
.j. T. Anthony, who lives near Pick
ens, died on Tuesday last from lung
aifl'etion. She was 12 years old, anid
diedi after a br)ief illness.
-M!rs. Ilester, the mother of W. 11.
lICster', of Central, dliedl at her home 4
miles from Piekens C. 11.. Onl Monday
last, after a protr'acted illness. She
had reached a mature age, and leaves
ma'ny to mo0urn her (death .
-M~r. E.~ JB. Lalthemix in for'iis us t hat
H~arv~ey 4 . Smith whIile' hunitinge a few
days agO, was shot accidetly I birongh
uch palm of his hand. The gun went
ol l his owni kand(, but he is tunable t"' (
say what caused it. hlis haund is ini a
-Thomas J. Gossett, son of J. R.
(Gossett of ouri towvn,returnied homei oni
TVhursdlay last fromi TIexas, wvhei e he
hadl spent I4 months. Tuoughi lhe be.
caime a victim to chill and fever, he 1
looks well. L et your fiendios hiear
fromi yon thriouigh the MESSENGER,
-Clark Miller, colored, who was
electedl a delegate to r'epresent~ the Re
unublicanm party of this counlty ini the
N(ate Convention1, like his leaders of
old. hats taken huis knap sack and 'vamin-t
1)oosed1. ' He didn't carPry any of the
spoils with him. Farewell Clark to
vonri positllon of trast. :
-Miss Florence E. Green has re.
urned from Anderson, where she enm
oyed herself for one week.
-On A pril 15th a meeting of th<
)irectors and officers of the C. C. G
k C. Railroad will be held at their of
lee in Alken. Col. Campbell's resig
kation will be considered and passet
ipon. Other business of importanc
vill also be traisacted.
--There has been a great deal of gu
LIo hauled away, and Isaac William
ias 1sold his share of 'it. He can ye
upply more with his brands.
--he dwelling occupied by: M.
enyick, on the plantation of Mrs. T
L. Russell, situated at Slabtown a fev
niles below Easley, was burned on th<
'1st inst. Mr. Lenwick lost everythlin;
n the lire. Ills provisions, furniture
)edling, cloth iIt,and $4' were all con
aumed. Tle fire was suppl)osed to b
aused by the ignition of a match by
-at, or by the Sanld box catching 1ire
Uhe house was built miny years agi
)y Mr. T. 11. Russellaniid was 18x40 ft
lIany friends has shiowi a helpin
iand to the family in the way of con
ributing to pi'Sonai Waits a1ini 1),
ielping Mr. Lenwiek to rebuild. I
s a hard wvorker and a gool citizen
I DEL4i A 'CIrsikd 10011
AxR.O Tueday niitAj;migh(At la. zv som~
nen, isuppto.sed to be uIegroes, enteret
he store of RhObinlson & Wya"Itt. ami;
ook therefrom inan y vallable :n
ieles. The' robbery was efeeted h
he use of a brace and bit, in borin;
br'ouigh the widlo shatter. anll pu
ing out the key by which thieO.I-'
>ar. i:s fastenled. Th'ley raised the wit,
low, enterell the st ore , :nnd enllect <
ist w hat booty I' coulil ll~ oil. I
onsisted of a Si Ut of clothe i&m, b)0ot
h11"w., p)ist01.3a.-nd anunun111itionl, one-hal
>OX 01Ch.e4e, anl timb rella &(..Th rob
w>es inia(e their way 1( t he eider ke'
ui'ned the faucet, filled a liteher, ai
nore than Satilied the r of thl
Several wN.( t inl purIISuit of11. t - h('wetc
s, butl as' yet no ar Irest has been inadliue
'his thing~ of stealing IS ge4t [ling tot
Onl no0n ini 01our midst, amil if lihes<
ognes are caumghit, so ne of t he wht de
one( of Rotbinls(on & Wya'~itt sh ould b<
--The CJohun bia correl'spondtenit of tLi
'iNews and1 Couriier," funishe~s thaL
aper wvith the followving" note fron
)istr1ic.t Att orney Melton, uinder' (lat<
if 2St~h inst:
''At thei ensning term of thie C)ireni
.our't of thie U. S. to be hel ii
Jharlestonu on the flrst Mombiv o
i pril, the pend1(ing cases for' viohi'tiot
>f te election1 laws will not be callt
or' t r'ial. Witnesses for (lie Govern
neut I in these cases will not be e xpect
dI to attend, antd will not be paid fo
.ttendanlce at thisi term.''
Thus endth, we hope, the whole mat
er' of pol1iaIen tr ials.
--Sydneiy Rosemiond, lately Of Mis
onr1i, wh'lo now lives wvith E.X A. Rus
eli, has miade an improvemtent on mn
IIenb'ator. lie is mueeting with great
Uccess. Last winmter at the v'ery cold
'st sealson, hie hatched1 out 50 per' cent
if thle eg'gs, and nOW hie has~ placed ii
hie inIcubhator' thec niumtber' of -100. I.1
as inivenited an! egg testeru, and by thi;
nean is he can jutdge of the fert~lity o
Another Terrible Cyclone.
Oi Tuesday last sotne portions of
Georgia and our State, were visite( 1y
another cyclone. At Gainesville 15
houses were blowa down and 2 persons
. killed. In Oconee county, tiear Sene
ca, considerable damagYe was done on
Dr. Maxwell's plantation, and every
one Oil the Jpnee more or- less hurt.
'The next place heard from is Pendle
ton anld vlei!iity, where polsidervable
damage was done. Next pl)ace wias in
- the vicinity of Piedmont, where it
s struck the place of William Watson,
t tearing his dwelling and other build
iigs to atoms. M '. Watson, seeing
what was comning. took his wife and
childreIIto a vallev inear by, and near
which stood a log fiouse, celled inside,
v which w'as taken -up bodily Into thew
air and fell to pieces, some of then
falling Oil Mr. Watson and family, kill
ing two of the children, and Iailifilly
injrlling him anl hs wife an- the bail
- ice of Ihe lihivi. In the Same
neighborhood it is repor'te.1 that a Mr.
Watkins and his wife were carried
Ilway, and 110 One ha:! a-s yet been able
to find thill) or1 eveli hear of them.
In Greevil('lle, onl 'Tllesday mfloriniig,
pile brush, leaves, shingles, siicks, &e.,
*fl thick, i hey comiing from I he d iree
tioll of Piedmont. No damage done
- ini the eity. Ill Paris Mountin Town
ship (G'. Poole's property was conii,1
erably damaged; alo, the Poor haiuse
propert y, and Steward Tin sley's bihld
ings, fences, timber, &c., all 1400
bundles of fobilder carriedt away, with
out it igil of where it was or1 La.sgole.
iBuckhorn's,. 1tann1erv was- destroved.
Geolrge Iibwvkiis ainil fanilv lIeft tiheir
hos.which was- blownvl downi and
burnedc~. F11rman11 Laiugley's houlse was
Ibil dowi :ni his wife :111(i (hi1il
buil ied nud-r Ihe debri.'. IIe siCceOd
ll ill rii g " deblLiS by hih self af
er I wo men h ul failed, anIld r-eued
h.Iemtil. mad was pleased to find dthem
not seriolyV h-'t. lie seapld wvihi
hpMr. M.\lor's dwellingr h1ouse and
every hing ttroyed. Loss $2,000.
UMt~ erI mses bonaway, :und Cattle
ini ntd. lit O'Neal Townshil) John
tIlt's ~wife and tell year old son was
kiki-d, :1.1d two other childiren :i lly
hurt1n~ . Tr.,- :1111 rocks were hmU11 -led inl
t .e a i 1 ) vo.i. Inli ero conlutv
A w h- w v\ Pickenvl s' (IhvelIlng. was, wrtI. ell
ed :al( he wvas-- sliohtlv imrt. The
dwelling. of Col. .. J. JaInisuin was
blownl away with -Ill of his wuth1ous'es.
and hiis wife erippled.
'I'he above are oily a few of the uin
~ fortunate victilis of the cyAolle, we
.beinI g un a bie to' give mor() e in Ucon Se
<lilece of the failure of th "Greeif
viille 1)aily' Ne ws''' of Thuinrsday mnorn
inig t o comle to us. We will give a full
~accounlit from all poinits next week.
.3 Siince the abovet was put. ill type we
atre pa~ ined to h'llrn iat a Miss Brue
waus killed nearli Seneca, b; the eyclone.
OUR P'JCKElNS4 LETT"IER.
l'IC CENS, S. C., Ma re b 6, 188 I.
l1'EAR ME.SSENGl~: WVe take our
lpen ini h:i nd, aiit Ialso take 0our seat, to
inform you t hat we haven 't muchb news
u tp here, bt wh~rit we havi e, wevego
Sp)ring fe'ver hats mnale its apipear
ance Illn i ung place.
IBeing4 a ennuI(idate doe~s mlake a
change comte over the spirit of some
men's drieamls. We have heard of one
wh'lo hug10s the dleari voteris.
- The electioni of Town~V1 ofleier comeIs
oft 0on the'7th of April.
T Ihe LeAap-Yearl miotto) of the young
ladies is "'if you see what you want,
- ask for it.''
1 (Capt. Th'lornl ey is' goinig to have his
t, lot'Iellodlled. tisSpr)1inIIg.
- Theiy say, if a certain one of the fair'
sex pasCss thriough Easleyr on the tai:n,
- lie electrnicity3 reae ts clearin0 iut to thle
santumtIti of thle ME~SSE'NGER ofhice and
,attacks the peni andI nervous system of
the y'oung ed(itor'.
'l'here is t alk' of Pickenms havinmg t hrete
01r four dJoctors soon1.
L~ove canntot he bairrml out with ribs
of Iron Priuns Moore led Miss Bettie
Brown to the alter i the dutioeon at
the jail last Saturday night. Tice cer
emony was proioinced by J. E. Boggs
Esq. After which warm congratula
tions werex extended and many wishes
for future htppiness expressed. Thte
parties are colored.
They sav Pickens County will have
50 C:lI~didaes t his year. It will not hb
hiu-d to liad men who are willing to
sacrillee thenselves for t.b&ir counitry's
Mirs. LalIue is conposing' a drama
to he acted at the selcol entertain
T'he young ladies of the C. L. S. itre
going to give an ("ntertainment for the
henetit of their Society on the 11th of
April.., Itis .gven for a goo;) purpose
and . e trust will be weI patronized.
We 0il1 add to this thu the entertinh
Iment promnises" to be a good thing and
those who a.tenld Will have a pleasanIt
evening anid give to a worthy object.
Wve ha.ve noticed of late (1uite( a num11
her of batlires oglitteri in the sunshine
aild1 ornamenting fair shoulders and
necks. The design is a creseeut aIni an
arrow. We sippose the creseent throw.,
the niellow light ot the Iloon onl an
object and then the arrow Ilies at it.
X3&i.Y" The many friends of Maj. J1. M.
S lEWART, feeligt Itat le will be the
ri-ht iaul inl the right 11(place, respect
fully present hik name to the voters of
P iekens counlty as a caIdidate for the
oillie of Clerk of Court, Subject to the
act ion of th D- S)emoctMic prillairy elee
For School Commissioner.
neL. TheNmany friends of LAIHAN
3TA0LIIN think him tie iaii for the
01110ii, and[ ainlounlce hik namic as a
eandidate for School Commissionier of
'iekenis conuif, su6~bjeCt% to lle 1-N' imary:
electionl. nOR EAsLiY,
feb 114* *
Il Ihe illu.nner)Iou friends Of 0. I.
DURANT res.-pectfully annouince his
n amiie as a c lidate for re-election ti
the of(lie of School Colmmuissioner of
Piekens couinty, stib.ect to Prinmary
election. feb 8-t d
jag The iminy friends of It. A.
RILCHEY feeling that. h3 would Jill the
()file( satisfaetorily, ainoule him as a
candidaIte for Sherill of 1inke; n CsII -
t y, subject to L the prim~ary elction,*
feb 1 4-td
IunIaR T1he many friends of ELIAS E.
MI A U ILIDIN respect..fully annIounIce hliA
name1( as a canid~tate for Sherill of
Pickenis County, at the ensuing elee
t ion, su~bject 11o act ton of t lhe De mo
eratic Convention. feb 1-td
For County Treasurer.
lUfh Thie many friends of J. WIL.
L4IAMt MAJOR respectfully bring for
ward his5 Iname as a canldidate for r'e
commendationl to thme oflice of County
T'reasurer' of Pickens ~ounty, sbject
to the demlocratic primlary elctionm.
flg.The friendts of J. TFYLER HILL
r'espect fully ann1ounICe him11 as a candi
date for rCcommendII~ationi by the Demn
oeratic party at the next p)rimary elee
H on, for the appoi ntmient as reasurer11(k
of Pickenls County. feb 22--td*
#1!Thie friends of JAS K. KIRK
SEY r'espectfully annIounfce him as a
candite for recommen~fdation, by the
Democratic party at the nlext primary
eleCtion, for appointmient as Treasurer'(
of Pickenms county. feb 22-td*
For County Auditor,
I1g. T1he many frienlds of J. B.
OLYI)E respecCful)l rsent his name
to the voters of Pickenls county at Pri
mary election , for the re-appoli inent1
of Counlty Aulditor. feb 8- td