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(loinp: Sou li So 48 xo 10
Leave Wilmington S? 30 p iu 11 10 p in
Arrive ut Florence 1 50 a ni 2 20 h m
Arrive at Columbia 6 40 a in
(ioiiifT North No 43 No 47
Leave Columbia 10 00 p 111
Leave Florence 4 50 p m 1 52 a in
Arrive at Wilmington 7 40 p in 0 10 n in
Train No. 411 stops at all stations, nos. 4S
nud 47 stop onlv at Brink lev's, Whiteville,
Flcmington, Fair Hind", Marion, Florence,
Tiinuior.svillc, Sumter, camdcn junction ard
Iiastever. Passengers for Columbia and all
points on c & ? r k, c, c a a k k, Aiken Junction
and nil points beyond, should take No. 48,
night express Separate Pullman sleepers
47. All trains run solid between Charleston
uikI Wilmington.
On and after May 12, 18S4, passenper
trains will lie run daily, except Sunday, between
Spartanburg and Hendersonville as
Leave It. A !) Depot at Spartanburjr 6 00 p m
[jonve Spartanburg:, A. L. depot.... 6 10 p in
Leavo Saluda H aO p in
^ Leave Flat Itock V 15 p in
vlrrire Hendersonvilie 'J 30 ^ ,n
DO\rN MR.4 IN.
Leave Hendersonvilie 8 00 a in
Li-ave FIh? Rock ... .H 1.5 a m
Leave Saluda 0 00 a in
Lcavr .-lir Line Junction 11 26 u in
Arrive 15. & D Depot Spartanburg 11 30 a in
Trains on this road run bv Air-Lino time.
Both trains niako connections for Columbia
and Charleston via Sparlnnhurjr, t'nion and
Columbia: Atlanta and Charlotte by Air Line.
J AM ICS ANDERSON, Superintendent. I
Magnolia Passenger Route.
In effect September 14, 1SS4.
goinu sot*Til.
Leave Greonwood *5 .10 ani_ t-t 00 pni
Arrive Augusta .11 30 a'u 8 50 pin
lifiirp Augurita . 10 30 am 0 00 jnn
Arrive Atlanta 5 45 pin f> 40 aui ,
Leave A ugusta. 11 JO nm
Arrive Beaufort 6 j0 pin
" Port Royal 0 05 pm
" ('Iialeslon fi 50 pm |
" Savannah 0 -12 pill
" Jacksonville 9 00 nm !
(1oi.n0 south. i
Leave Jacksonville 5 .10 pm '
" Savannah C 55 am \
" ChnrleMnn 0 10 am ,
Leave l'orl Uoval 7 25 am
" Iicaufnrt 7 37 am
" August a 1 -10 pin
l.eave Atlanta +8 50 pin
Arrive Augusta <>10 am
Lsavo Augusta 4 00 pm 5 <0 am
Arrive Orcenwooil 0 00 pm 11 30 nm '
Tickets oil sale nt Greenwood to all points
at through rated?baggage checked to (lestination.
*L>uily. t Daily, exocut -Sunday. (
\V . K. Hiiki.i.man. Trallic Manager.
J. N.]?*srf, Superintendent.
Wilmfnt/ion. A". (July 10th,
NKW LINK'between Charleston and ;
Columbia and I'pper South Carolina.
CONuensku ??? :?niJlT'.K.
roivo uoinc 3
WKST. I'.xsr. u
T 00 nin Lv .Charle.ilon ... Ar. ! 45 jiin
8 40 " " ....Laura " S 05 " '
0 48 " " . ...Kumtrr " C 55 " 11
11 00 jmi Ar... .C'?ltimbia Lv. 5 .10 "
2 11 " " .... Winiisbnro ... " il 4S "
3 45 " " Ohrsli'r " ? 44 "
b 35 " " .. . York ville " I 00 "
6 25 " .... LuiiCiiHtcr " 0 00 "
1 00 " " ... llock Hill " 2 00 '
0 16 " " ... ("liilrlntl? " 1 00 ?
1 13 |>m Ar... Xutvberry Lv 3 02 jmi
3 09 " " ... . (irermvood ' 12 4.S '*
C 5(1 " " ... Lauren:* " 7 40 am
U 13 " " ... A mil" r.son " 10 3:5 "
#05 " " .. Cirrcuvillu " 9 50 " j
7 03 " " ....XVallialla " 8 50 " ,
4 45 " " ... Abbeville " 11 00 " '
5 50 " " ... Spartanburg.... " lOjft "
0 80 " ? lionilrrsonvilly . " H 00 "
Solitl Train* between Charleston aiul Columbia,
s. c.
J. F. 1)IVIN E, T. M. F.M El?SOX.
* i**11 i imp i. iinn I l'as. A^pnt.
O R KKX V11.LE I< A11-UO A D.
* On and after October 5, 1884, I'askkncf.u
Tbaims will run as herewith indicated upon
this road nnd its branches. 2
l>uih/, ?xe*?l Sunday*. v
Lonve Colombia S. O .lunc'n 10 45 pm 11
" Columbia C. Si 0.1) 11 10 pm a
Arrive Alston 12 10 pm I
" Newberry 1 13 p in n
Ninety-Six 2 47 p 111
Greenwood S 01) p in (
Hodpes 8 33 p in \
llelton 4 40 pm "
at Greenville G 05 p m '
Leave Greenville at (I 50 a in |
Arrive Helton 11 13 a m <
llodfcea 12 23 pm .
( reenwood 12 4Sjim J
Ninety-Six 132 pm 1
Newberry 3 02 p m s
Alston 4 10 p m y
' Columbia C. k O. D 5 15 pm t
Arrive Columbia SO. .lunc'n . 5 30 p m
NO. 5;$. II* I'ASSKN'liElt. a
Leave Alston 12 52 p m a
" l.'nion 3 55 pro n
" Spartanburp, S.l".&C.depot,5 50 p r.i
Lt VO SonrtV It t- l> <" "
. r. ,
" Spurt'# S. U. & ?'. l>?pot ..10 50 n in '
" I, nion 12 50 p m t
- Arrivo at Alston S -10 j> m 1
Leave Newberry 3 30 p in
Arrive at Laurens II 0 50 j> in
Leave Laurens C. II 7 40 u in
Arrive at Newberry II 10 j> in
Leave Hodges 3 45 p in
Arrivo at Al?l?evtllo 4 45 p in
I<eavw Abbeville 11 00 a in
Arrive at Ilocljrt'R .... 12 00 p in
Lnavg Helton 4 45 p in
Arriv# Anderson 5 IS p in i
" Pendleton 5 5ft p ni
" Heneca c 6 40 p ni ?
Arrive at Wulljalla 7 OH p in ,
Loave NVallialln 8 50 am
Arrive Seneca 0 15am j
" I'einllet on 1) 52 a ni
" Andersou 10 3:<am |
Arrive at Helton 11 03a in
n t-y ji/A\ A. 1
A. Willi Smith Carolina railroad to ami from \
Charleston; with Wilmington, Columbia and
Augusta railroad from Wilmington and all
pninta north thereof; with Charlotte, Columbia
and Au^uata railroad from Charlotte and
all point* north thereof. K. With Ashvrille "
and Hpartanhiirj; railroad from and for point*
in Western N. Carolina. C. With Atlanta and
Charlotte div Hichmond and Danville railway '
for Atluntnand all pninta south and wcat.
Standard Kanttrn Time.
<i. H. TALCOTT, Superintendent.
M . Si.iLflUTEK, (ien'l Passenger Agt.
D. Cakdwkll, abs'I Oen'l Pass. Agt.
. ? ; f
Lawyers go to tho Messenger office '
for Letter Heads and Cards.
Soi:tii Carolina
railway company.
Commencing Sunday, Sept. 7lh, IHS1, at
2 35 a in, Passenger Trains will run as follows
until further notice, ''Kastern time:"
Columbia ]>iv is ion ? Daily.
Leave Columbia 7 48 a 111 5 27 pin
Due at Charleston 12 20 p in 9 38 j? in
Leave Charleston 7 00 a in 4 HO p'm
Due at Columbia . . .11 00 |> in V 22 a in
Catiii/en Division?Daily except Sundays.
Leave Columbia 7 48 a in 5 27 p m
Due Camden 12 55 p in 8 25 p in
Leave Camden 7 15 a m 4 00 p m
Due Columbia 11 00 p in 'J 22 p in
A hi/tig/a Division?Daily.
Leave Columbia. 5 27 p in
Due Augusta 7 41 n m
Leave Augusta 8 50 p in
Due Columbia 0 22 p hi
Made at Columbia with Columbia and Grecnville
railroad by train arriving at 11 00 a. m.
and departing at 6 27 p. in.; at Columbia
Junction \v#h Charlotte, Columbia and Augusta
railroad by same train to and from all
points on both roads.
At Charleston with steamers for New York
on Saturday? and on Tuesday and Saturday
with steamer for Jacksonville and points on
St. John's river: also, with Charleston aud
Savannah Railroad to and from Savannah
.....i ..ii ui...:.i.
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At Augusta with (Jeorgia mid Cent nil rail
roans to and from all points West and South:
at lTTuckvillo to and from nil points on ltarnwcll
railroad. Through tickets can he purchased
to all points South and West by applying
1). McQtkkn. Agent, Columbia, S. C.
.Ions H. I'kok, (Sciicral Manager.
1>. 0. Ai.lxn, (Jen. Pass, and Ticket Ag't The
Georgia Pacific
Now Short Line, via., Atlanta. (In., and
Birmingham, Ala., to Points in
.f Inhama, Jfissi.ssippi, Louisianas
A rkansax, Tc.cn.i and fhe West, and
North ircsl.
Th? favorite route TO THK WORLD'S
1'AIK, .N K W Ulili K A X S, Ij A.
COM M KXCINCJ December 1st, 1881.
Double Daily Trains, with elegant
Sleeping Cars attached, for which the
Irfw rate of $1 for each section is
charged?the lowest sleeping car rates in
Lite United States. Berths secured ten
lays in advance.
JHzcT' SR <rl that vour Tickets
Tor further information write to or
;all ou
T-. S. BROWX, (Jon. Pass. Agent,
Bi:;mi\<;iiam, Ai.a.
A. S. TI1WEATT. Trav. Bass. Agt.,
Atlanta. ?.?a.
I. Y. SAH K, (Jen. Superintendent,
Bikminciiam. Ai.a.
[>It:iIM?)Xl) AM) DANVIM.K
I'</.??:< iii/rr I/r}kirtnit itt.?On and after Aug.
ind Division will !> > us follows:
X?rtlitrnvil. No. 51* No. 5:?f
'I'hvb Atlanta 4 III p m 8 40 a in <
iri'ivu (Sainesville 0 57 p m 10 .'$5 a m
' "la o 7 25 p in 11 01 n. m i
Kubun Cap junc h 8 12pm 11 30 a in
Toccoa c 8 54 p m 12 01 p m
Seneca City J .. 11 69 p m 100pm
Central 10 32 j> m I 52 p m
Liberty It) 53 p m 2 III p m 1
Laslev II 10 p m 1! 27 p in i
Creenville < 11 42 p in 2 47 p m
Spartanburgy . .. I 01 a m .1 56 t> m
Castonia >j 3 20am 5 54 pm i
charlotte // ... 4 111 h m 6 40 p in
Si'uthiiutfl. No. 50* No. 52|
.cave charlotte 1 45 a in 1 00 p m i
irriveCastonia 2 .10 a m 1 45 p in
Spnrtanburjj 4 28am 3 45 p m 1
Creenville A 43 u in 4 55 p m
F.asley G 17 a m 5 20 p ;n
Liberty (i 31 a m 5 12 p m
vent ral fi 55 a ni C t;0 p m
Seneca city 7 33 a m 7 36 p in
T ocooa 8 40 a m 7 35 p in
KabnnCopjnnc... 9 34 a in 8 30 p ni j
Ln I a |0 O'J a m 8 51) p m
Cninesvillc 10 30 a m 9 25 p m 1
? AtlantA I 00 11 m 11 30 a m
^Express. 1 Mail.
ticifilit trains on this road all carry passengers;
passenger trains run through to l)an- !
utc mm cmuicci wiiii % fguuu .Midland railway
to nil eastern cities, and at Atlanta with
ill lines diverging. No. 50 leaves lticlimnnd ]
it 1 j) ni and No. 51 arrives there at 4 p nj; 52
naves Kiclunond at 2 2S a in, 53 arrives there
it 7 -II a in i
Jiujf'ct Sleeping Cars trillion!
hatuje: On trains Nos. 50 and 51, New
fork and Atlanta, via AVashii.gton ami
>anvilh\ Greensboro and Asheville; on
rains Nos. 52 and 53, Kiclunond and
)anvillc, Washington, Augusta and New
Means. Through tickets on sale at
'harlotte, Greenville, Seneca, Spartanmrg
and Gainesville to all points south,
outhwest, north and east. A connects j
kith N. K. railroad to arid from Athens;
? with N. 10. to and from Tallulah Falls;
! with El. Air Line to and fiom Klherlou
nd liowersville; d with Blue Ridge to
,nd from Walhalla; c. with 0. and Ci. to i
nd from Greenwood, Newberry, Alston
nd Columbia; %f with A. Sc S. and S..
J. & C. to and from Ilendersonville,
Uston, Arc.; ft with Chester and Lenoir
o and from CheKter, Yorkville and Dal- j
as; ft with N. C. division and (!., C. & j
L to and from Greensboro, Raleigh, ?8rc
Kdmi'no Buhki.kv, Supt. 1
M. Slftitr/hfer, Gen. Pass. Agt.
A. Ij Hives. 2d V. 1'. and Gen. Man.
OARl'ETS and llotise Furnishing ;
ioods, tlie Largest Stock South oT Haiti- i
noro, MoqueL, Brussels, 3-I'ly and In;rain
Carpets. Hugs, Mats and Crumb
"Moths. Window Shades, Wall Papers,
{orders, T^aco Curtains, Cornices and
'oles, Cocoa and Canton Mattings, Uplolstory,
Engravings. Cromos, Picture
frames. Writo for samples and prices.
Augusta, Ga.
\ LL tho new shapes in Hilts Hnd Bonnets,
Z V. with Ribbons, Birds, Flowers, Satins
ind Velvets to match.
Examino our Stock before buying
rour wedding and Christmas presents
dsawhero. Speed <& Lowry.
Subscribo for the Messenger.
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lilfili AHP.
The llnoumrniiK a Dangerous Weapon
In Careless Hands?Goocl Advico
for Mr. lilnine aiid his Followers?Arp
in Hunt of a Sinccurc
and tlie Result of liis Seareli.
Ami he gnaweth a file. Well, it is
right hard vittels, I know, but sotnetiiHcs
it helps a man to explode, and
thrash around umlcr great disappointments.
It sets the pent up bile to working,
and when he gets rid of it he feels
bettor. Mr. Blaine feels better now, I
reckon. May be that Augusta speech
saved his life, for I heard folks say that
he was a very sensitive man and if he
got beaten he would kill himself. Hut
the danger is all over now and the crisis
is past. Let us have pity on him. Let
us pass resolutions of sympathy, for a
great man has fallen this day in Israel.
Well, he fell several years ago, but he
didn't fall so far nor so suddenly, and
the whole nation did Rot see him. It
was an awful shock this time, and ho
bad to say somothing. lie had to abuse
somebody. lie had Beecher and Burch
iml ami Nast and tho Harpers and the
Times, but he was afraid of them, and
so he takes the Solid South for his victim?the
old martyr that has stood the
brunt of a thousand slanders and still
lives. Thank the good Lord, she still
lives ! They have thrown boomerangs
at her for twenty years, but the boomerang
is a dangerous weapon in careless
bauds. They tell me that a man can
throw it clean round a house and it will
come back and hit him if he don't dodge.
Ilettor quit throwing boomerangs. They
threw one at us when they gave the nctrro
the voto stud it hns in?t o-nt tmolr n?.i
V. J Ov" "-v" **' "
hit tlicm a terrible blow. It hit Mr.
Blaine in tlu: pit of the stomach and
hurt an he gnaweth a file. And it hit
Murat Halstcud, and he gnaweth a file.
And that Milwaukee feller gnaweth a
file. I'm afraid" that files will be scarce
up there, and as the}' seem to like such
vittels. I think I will send them a few
old ones from my blacksmith shop?1
reckon they are good eating to folks who
like them.
But I am sorry for Mr. Blaine?I really
am?and I hope our folks will give
him the charity of their silence. Say
no more about Mulligan, or Hocking
Valley, or Joy, or Fisher. Don't kick a
man when he is down. Don't punch a
poor coon just to see him bite the stick.
They punched us after they whipped us
mid I never could understand it unless
it was like the fellow who killed a do?;
for biting him, and after the dog was
dead he kicked him and mangled him
imi cursed Itim until a man who stood
by said, '"Don't you see that brute is
[lead?what art; you kicking him now
for?*' "Dogon him," said lie, "I want
to teach him that there is a little hell
ind punishment after death."
But now let us all have peace. Lot
us return good for evil. Wc have got
friends up there, and for their sakes let
us forgive and forget. I wi$h we had
invited Mr. Blaine down to our jubilee
mid got hi in to make another speech.
Maybe our sunny South and our hospitality
would have affected him and set
his liver straight. We could have given
him some S. S. S. besides nnd sent him
home a better and a happier man.
I wonder what office he would like
under Mr. Cleveland ?some little thing
10 uiper on on?a consulate to South
America, Ilrazil or 'i'erra Del I'uego, or
maybe the Cape of Good Hope. Good
hopes arc good things for a disappointed
man. There would be a wide field for
liis philanthropy down there, for the
people are black?solid black. I think
it would harmonize Ilalstead and company
to give them an office, and we will
have lots of offices. I was afraid we
wouldn't have enough people to fill
them, but I reckon we will. Our boys
seem to be right patriotic. There are
fifteen volunteers already for tho Cartersville
post office, and I feel encouraged.
They are nil good men and willing.
I hear that one man came a hundred
miles to take it as soon as it was
vnrnnf Kni?h nntrin*lcm
warded. I was thinking about a snug
little sinecure myself, and went down
to Atlanta to see about it and offer my
services, but a man tacklcd me us soon
us I lit ofT the cars and took me away olF
round a corner and said ho was after an
office, and wanted mo to help him get it,
and told mo how that ho had worked for
tho party for 20 odd years, and never
had had nothing, and he was poor and
needy ; and when I asked him what office
it was, ho named the very ono I wus
after. "Well, I am easily overcome by a
friend in distress, and so I promised to
do all I could, and in ten minutes after I
left him I inet another friend who wanted
it, and so I promised him, and before
I loft town I had promised six, and I folt
relioved to think that I was regardod of
so much influonce and could do ho much
good in helping the needy. It is a good
sign to see that so many are volunteering,
for it will givo Mr. Cleveland plenty
of choice. It is going to be right hard
on our membors of Congress. Thoy
r . ' ' f . - ' i
, T \ ' .
vj. V. I
have got to play a now role now. When '
the fifteen applications for the Carters[
ville post ofiice are sent up to the Postmaster-General
lie will do like that officer
always does. He will refer the
whole lot to Mr. Clements, and Mr.
Clements will look over lite names to the 1
petitions, and after considering who is '
the best man for the office and for the '
people, and for Mr. Clements too, ho 1
will recommend one, and thereby make (
one friend and fourteen enemies. Ho, 1
there is going to be tho dickens to play '
in the district and all over the State, and
lots of disappointed patriots are going !
to get fighting mad. Hut I hope they 1
will have sonseenough to spell the word '
"acquiesce," and not go to gnawing a 1
file. I'm sorry for our members of Con- '
gress. A man told me in Atlanta that 1
Governor Itrown's mail was now about
a bushel a day, and it took two clerks to 1
read them and file them and make out a
tally sheet, so that the Governor could
get an idea without reading them. Governor
Colquitt got 47 letters in one mail, 1
and 45 of them were applications for of- 1
fice. It is very encouraging to think
that we have got so many who are fittcn, 1
for I know they are all fittcn; their 1
friends si y they arc. '
Sometimes I tliink I would like to get
a good fat office like Mr. Cleveland has 1
al ways got his. That is, have it shoved '
on flic. I was ruminating over his won- 1
derful career. There is nothing like it 1
since old Father Cincinnatus was called
from the plow to govern the Roman Km- 1
pire. Hut t^ioy don't call.them from the '
plow now. 1 have been looking up the '
ropl for seven years for a committee to 1
coSuu after mo and tHke mo from the 1
plow, hut they don't coine, and so 1 have 1
quit plowing. The shoving process '
seems to be unpopular, as a general
I.: 1 ,i.. r ii.!- i <
in ?;, ?iiu now iim ienerwno wopks llic 1
hardest nnd has the longest pole gener- '
ally knocks down the persimmon. !
So, wade in. boys, and fortify your- ?
SelVflS;" Combined confederate, make 1
promises. It is no sin to hold ofiiee. It '
is honorable, but if you can do anything !
else rtntl make a living you had better do
it, for fear you may be disappointed ami '
have to gnaw a file. Bii.i. Anp. '
Tlic Limit of the Magnetic Girl. '
.One of the most intei^atin^ problems 1
of the day is the discovery of the limits
of magnetism as exhibited in the healthful
American girl. Up to a very rec ent '
period magnetic manifestations?cxccpt y
on the part of politicians?have been '
nurelv ldivsicnl in thoir nninm 'Ph.* '
Georgia ''wonder," no-called, was a 1
chair-raiser and man-shaker. The pow- 1
or of magnetism over matter, and espo- 11
cially over weight and laws of gravita- (
tion, she demonstrated very satisfactori- ]
ly. I'cyoiul that she did not go. luto 1
the empyrean regions of mind her magnetism
never soared. She could move a
man from or in a chair; she could move 1
him with a billiard cue, an umbrella or a
caiie. But she could not move him to ,
tears or to laughter. Over his finer feel- '
jugs she had no control. So far as her 1
magnetism was concerned she was essentially
of the rarth earthly. And, as it '
was with the Georgia wondor, so was it ^
with the magnetic girls of her time. y
But as the star of the Georgia girl ]
pales a new one has arisen in the West, 1
and we have a Wisconsin "wonder" with '
a style of magnetism entirely different ,
from that hitherto prevailing. The '
Wisconsin girl, who hails from Milwau- 11
kee, is not a physical wonder. She *
uucsn i raisu cnairs or washtubs or Hat- '
irons. What she raises chiefly is?con- '
stornation. Her magnctisxt takes the 1
form of mysterious hands in mirrors 1
and strange beings in dark corners look- c
ing sternly and threateningly. Worst
of all, her Jnagnetism unlooses her 1
tongue, so that she can disclose all the 1
secrets of the bystanders causing many *
of them to blush and stop their ears and 1
run away. It is in this latter manifesta- y
tion that the Milwaukee magnetism is *
most terrible ; and it is this that lends 1
point to the inquiry as to the probable *
limits of magnetism in the hands of the
feminine youth of tho country.
If this thing is to go any farther we '
have no hesitation in saying that the y
young woman of the period is not only J
more dangerous than she has been re- 1
puted but far more dangerous than the 4
young woman of any antecedent period.
If people arc to have all their secrets <
disclosed, upon the slightest provocation 1
or no provocation at all, as if they were '
candidates for office, there is an end to 1
social peaco and good order and neigh- 1
borly communion. Tho opening of a '
young woman's month In any gathering
will be the signal for prompt dispersal 1
and seclusion. It would be bad enough '
if Milwaukee magnetism could be relied
upon to disclose only the truth ; out in *
the absence of any assurance on that '
point it must be frowned down. Unless ^
its manifestation cease at once there can '
be but one answer to the vexed ques
tion, "What shall we do with our Mil- *
waukee girls ?" That answer will bo : '
We must suppress them.?Detroit Free *
Press. '
Taints, Oils and Varnishes at Spood (
& Lowry's. j
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Add rest* of l>r. J. Li. M. Curry in
[Spcciiil Dispatch to the News nnd Courier.")
Goi.umiua, December 3.?l)r. J. Tj. M.
Curry, the distinguished general agent
L>f the Peabody fund, addressed
the inenibers of the IjCgislature
ind the citizens of Columbia in
the hall of Representatives to-night on
the subject of education. The hall was
brilliantly illuminated and every seat
kvas occupied, while scores of people
stood outside the railings throughout the
proceedings. Dr. Curry was escorted to
.lie speaker's stand bv a committee,
comprising Governor Thompson, Lieutenant-Governor
Sheppard, Speaker Simons,
Superintendent Coward and
Messrs. Buist and llutson, the chairmen
respectively of the Senate and
House committee* 011 education. Speaker
Simons introduced him. Dr.
Uurry's address was an aggressive and
powerful one and was frequently ap
planned with great heartiness. After a
broad and able discourse on the Government,
l)r. Curry addressed himself
to the negro problem in the South. We
must, ho said, lift up this people or they
svould inevitably drag us down to perdition.
Our own self-interest, to reduce
the matter to a selfish question, demanded
that they should he lifted up lest
they drag us down. The government
was linked to the lowest strata of society
and could not be separated. He was
free to admit that giving the suffrage to
this^vast horde of ignorant, unqualified
people was the most gigantic criinc recorded
in history, yet it hud been done,
irrevocably done, and could not bo altered.
Wo must make the best of it.
Tho speaker's declaration that the
greatest calamity thai ever nfllicted the
South was the introduction of negro
daves. was loudly applauded. The
*reat hand of statesmanship should be 1
placed under this lowest strata, and lift
t up to a comprehension of its rosponjibilities
and duties.
Alluding to the talk about tho evil ef- 1
"cct of e<lucation on ordinary labor, l)r.
,'urry demolished this plea of people
ivlio were haunted by the fear that scavMigers
and boot-blacks would disappear
f the people were taught the three
U. S." What instructed labor assisted
abor. Lie said that he went to-day to '
he public schools of Columbia. They '
vero an honor to the State. The Legis- 1
ature could do nothing better or wiser 1
ban to adjourn to-morrow and visit
.hose schools, anil see what was being '
iccomplished for the elevation of whites !
ind blacks. lie believed that the color- 1
!<1 teachers in the colored schools here 1
vere the equal of any colored teachers
n the South. Here Dr. Curry alluded '
o the great work the white people of 1
he South were doing for the education (
)f the negro. '
He made these remarks, he said, to 1
indicate the South, and hurl back the
tspersions which had been cast upon 1
)ur people. '
Turning to another subject of some
jopular discussion in South Carolina, 1
)r. Curry showed that public schools '
.vere interlinked with colleges and uni- '
rersities and that where the ono flour- 1
shed the others throve equally. He be- 1
icved in denominational colleges, lie '
,ras himself the president of the board
)( trustees of a denominational collesre. 1
iml hail been for twelve years a profoa- '
ior in one. lie gave yearly of his '
neuns to the support of such instituions.
But he was far from thinking '
hat there was any antagonism between '
lie denominational colleges and the 1
;olloges and universities of the State. '
There is, or ought to be perfect harmoly,
as there is perfect identity of inter- 1
;st. They benefitted and mutuall)' 1
supported each other. State universi- 1
,ies were a necessity. Their places
vonld not be filled by denominational 1
solleges. The State needs what denoin- '
national colleges can't furnish?groat *
icholars, groat leaders of the people.
That the two classes of institutions
sould exist and prosper togethor he
>roved by the example of Virginia, 1
vhere the denominational colleges pros- *
jered, while the State supported three '
nstitutions, including her great Univer- i
iity. ]
He Added thnfc ho hjwl Mnn r?ri n nil. i
? o ~ ? " I"' 1
primage to-ilay with bowed head and ]
everent heart. Ho hud visited the old 1
South Carolina College, an institution i
ffhich had tnado luminous the history <
>f the Stale. lie eloquently showed 1
low much the college had done for the I
itato, and named some of the groat men I
t had furnished to politics, to theology, i
,o literature. t
In conclusion, ho said : "I charge l
fou to bo true to your duty and loyal
,o your State, and by every moans in j
four power sec that this Republic has 1
;he dangers which threaten it averted by \
i'our action, and this good old State t
.ake hor place in the roll of realms, sur- <
massed by none in learning and strength, (
is she is equalled by none in historic
"ame." y
Lieutenant-Governor Sheppard thank- 1
id tho audienco for their attention and i
attendance, and adjourned the meeting.
v.* '"V J*
.. . -
Dr. Curry's address lasted an hour and a
half. Only a few of its points are hero
given. It made a profound impression.
For Man's Delusion Given.
Those girls are till a wicked show,
For man's delusion given ;
Their smiles of joy ami tears of woo
Dcecitful shine, deccitfnl flow ;
Not one is true in seven.
Thcv love you for a little while,
And tell you naught, shall sunder
Two loving hearts, then full of guile
Bait others with their 'witching smile,
And you may go to thunder.
?Chicago Sun.
How Frank Simpson of New York
IioKt His Liutly Liove.
Washington, December 3.?For some
time past Washington society has been
on the qui vi'vc over the announcement
of the marriage of Miss Mary K. Willard
to Frank Simpson, of New York.
They met in London while Miss Willard
was abroad with her father, C. 1).
Willard, one of Washington's proudest
and wealthiest citizens. Simpson is the
son of (icorge Simpson, of the firm of
Donnell, "Lawson & Simpson of New
v orK.
Most elaborate preparations were
marie for the wedding. Orer fifteen
hundred invitations were sent out, and
only a few days ago the expectant Simpson
sent five hundred additional to such
of his relatives and friends as had been
omitted in the first list. There were
hundreds of presents, of the costliest
description, and in variety comprising
almost everything usually given to
brides. The wedding was announclmI
for December 11 and the bride's
father is even now on his way from
Europe, having sailed from Liverpool
I.TKt S.lhirHflV tr? ntfrnwl itin Wirnmnini
?J ? - *"- J
Ho hns sent his daughter numerous
dresses made by Worth of Paris, which
r?r<? the tnlk and envy of social circles in
Litis city. The garments are models of
the man milliner's art. The fayored few
who have seen tlieni have spread glowing
reports of the magnificence of the
bride's trousseau.
Beneath these grand preparations,
however, there lurked dissatisfaction
with tho nuptials. The bride's parents
ware heartily in favor of the alliance,
l>ut the bride was averse to the match.
She frankly went to Simpson and informed
him that she did not and could
never love him, and requested that she
be released from the engagement. Owing
to the pressure of family influence
die could not insist that her decision
diould be final, and so allowed it to be
mnounced that the wedding would take
place on the lite instant.
i ins morning Miss \\ illaru lelt lier
liomo and met William l'axton, a clover
uid rising young patent attorney of this
lity, who awaited her coniing'with .impatience.
Tlioy proceeded to the resiietice
of the llev. l)r. Addison, rector of
Trinity Church, and married in the presence
of the groom's brother and a few of
liis intimate friends,
The happy couple took the 11 A. M.
train for the South. The hride is a very
liandsome brunette, with large, dark,
lustrous eyes and plump figure. She
svoro a plum colored dress and hat with
i fur, seal sacque and muff. She is
Lwonty-two years of age
The elopement, owing to the prominence
of the parties, will be the sensation
of the town as soon as the facts are
generally known. The union of Miss
Willaril and Mr. Pax ton is simply the
culmination of a genuine love match.
Rather than risk nnhnppiness w>th a
inan whom shecoukl not love she atloptid
the heroine remedy as given above.
The minister who performed the ceremony
said to 3'our correspondent tolight
that ho was ignorant of the fact
Jiat he had united an eloping couple.
The parties were strangers to him. and
is they presented to him the regular
legal document necessary on such occasions
he felt authorized to marry them.
The Electoral College.
The Electoral College met nt the State
[louse yesterday at 12 M., na the law requires,
the nine Electors being present.
1'hey duly qualified by taking and subscribing
to the proper oath of office
prescribed by law, and effected a permanent
organization, with Hon. John L.
Manning as President and Hon. W. 0.
[ionot as Secretary. The College inunelintelv
proceeded to ballot for I'rnsidcnt
>f the United States and nfiio electorfil
yotcH were cast for Grover Cleveland of
the State of New York. Immediately
thereafter they balloted for Vice-Presilcnt
and Thomas A. Hendricks of Indiana
received the nine electoral votes of
lie College
After a prolonged discussion as to the
iroper form oi the returns required by
law, it was, on motion, resolved that
.he Secretary, Mr. ftenet, should prepare
i form during the recess, which was
:akcn at 2 1*. M., to be submitted to the
[lollego when it reconvened at 4 1*. M.
Tho College met again at 4 P. M.,
R'hon Mr. lionet, the Secretary, cuhmited
the form he had prepared, and it was
inanimously adopted.
Tho College then proceeded to clect a
messenger to carry the electoral votes to
Washington. There were fourteen applications.
On the fourth hallot, Mr. 11.
H. Kutledge, Jr., of Charleston, was
elected messenger.
A recess was taken at 5.?M> P. M. to
continue until 9.45 this morning.
Xot a Return to Slavery, lint the Loss
of Privileges.
To the Editor of the Neirs and Courier:
While travelling on the Colnrnbia and
Greenville Railroad the other day I purchased
a copy of your valuable, or, rather,
invaluable paper, and found an extract
from the Palm cite) Press concerning
the treatment of the colored people
in the South and their being reduced to
slavery again in case of the Democrats
getting in possession of the National or
Federal Government, &c. The substance
of the "comment" on the article
in question Oikcnianv ntlior t.liinm:
./ o" """
in your columns in our behalf) is nn excellent
article, but why may wc not believe
that our case will be a bad one if
left in the hands of this party ?
We don't believe that we ore to be
placed in the same condition of servitude,
but wc believe that many of our
privileges will be taken from us, and
well may we believe so when we can
already hear white men of the party
standing on the streets planning out what
they intend to do when Cleveland <;oes
into the "'White House.''
Your humble correspondent heard a
white man sny the other day that the
loafers would soon be put to work now
that the Democrats bad got posession of
the reins. Of course lie referred to the
negro. Let us occupj* whatever position
we may, so long as it is not between the
plough handles, we are considered loafers,
and are entitled to no respect by the
majority of our white population.
If the Democratic party would put
their most conservative men in office, we
could readily believe they meant to treat
us with fairness, but they send their bitterest
men to the most important places.
We don't care whether we have colored
Representatives in the Congressional
and Legislative halls or not since we have
somebodv tint svinnnMiisoc lriHi r...
condition ; but docs Col. 1). Wyatt Aiken
or Gen. M. C. Butler care anything for
uh ? What did Col. Aikon say about us
in Greenville last year when lie was invited
there to make an "agricultural address
?" He was so anxious to get a
hold of the poor negro until he could
not let him rest that little time.
Our confidence is not to be won by
abuse aud misrepresentation. True,
many of my people do things which arc
unbecoming, but we arc not all to be
condemned for that. Place any other
race of mankind in our former condition
for 243 years, and then tnrn them loose
and see if they will be what they ought
to be in 10 or 15 years. I say 10 or 15
years, because it was 5 years, at least,
after we $vere freed before the "bushwhackers"
stopped, and in many of the
more remote places, even now, they club
together and beat colored men whom
they call saucy.
1 said that we cared hot whether wo
were represented by our own race or not,
but in one thing particular we do care,
and that is on the boards of school trustees.
We are denied this privilege, and
in many cases, teachers holding certifirnfi'K
nnrl (nlncfntl tin ??
? ?.... Uw?vv*vv? *'J HIV pail Ui C
rojccted by the trustees on account of
some prejudice of theirs. Under Republican
r?.'le the hoards generally consisted
of two whiles and one colored
man, and we think we might he allowed
one man on cach board now.
In some of the counties in tlin Sfnto
the colored teachers are subjected to all
the partiality and insults possible by the
School Commissioners. Especially is f
this the case in Greenville ind Anderson
counties, but even the white people have
shown such men that they are tired of
tlieni by calmly luyingthem on the shelf
and filling their places with mere conservative
True the colored teachers ore inferior
many of them learnt what little they
know by light wood knots, &c., but tho
Commissioners ju.->t mentioned wero always
indisposed to give them what was
really duo them. The liest men havo
been driven out of the profession in
these counties by their partiality. I am
not in the business now and never expect
to be n^ain, but I speak for those
who are to till this position. I havo
tried to teach in both of these and also
in Spartanburg county, but there could
be nothing said against Mr. Chapman.
We always try to treat our whito
friends with respect and manners, and
especially those in places of trust and
uunur, uui wo generally una tno cold
shoulder turned to us in return. Gen.
Washington and another ninn were
riding in a buggy one time, and they met
u colored man, who raised his hat to
thetn. The General took off his hat in
return. "Why, General," said the other
demon in human form, "do you.take off
your hat to speak to ? negro ?" ''Of
course 1 do," replied tho General, "do
you suppose I could allow an inferior being
to have more manners than I have ?"
Now, I don't mention this action ofthc
Father of our country" and founder
oi our uoviTHHiunt uecause 1 ininK that
our white friends ought to do so now,
but T do think that when wc have business
in the offices and with the officers
wo help to support, we should receivo
tho courtesy due us. Messrs. Todd and
Kennedy will soon have to do liko other
selfish men have done?step down and
out?and let their successors, who ari
regarded as better men, tako thoir
Let our whito friends learn that the
foo is not to be converted into a friend
by hard bio a*s and partial treatment.
Yours respectfully,
J. T. llOBBilTBON,
A colored citizen.

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