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A Family Paper Devoted to Literature. Mliscellany, News, Agriculture, Alarkets, &c.
oL XX. NEWB E RRY. S. C ., T HU RSD A,Y, IDE CEME ER 18, 1884.
iaving determined to close o
.ock of Guns before Christmas,
.ierig the entire lot at cost fo
The stoek is all new , bought this
low prices, and this is an oppoi
seldom ofiered of getting a nice Gt
very small price at
50-3t. -Hardware Si
p(I Upright and Sqt
et n"-periority of the ---T1
A frai recognizel and acknowI
drt-e highest musial authoritir
y.-aemaud for them is as stead
asing as their merits are bec<
..ore extensively known.
fligh est Honor
Over s4l American andl manly Eur
rivals :at the
Paris. 1S
Have the Endorsement of ove
100 different Colleges. Sewinari
Schools as to their Durability
'hey are Perfect in Tone and i
manship and Elegant in
A large assortment of second
Pianos slw'ays on hand.
General Wholesale Agents fo
Burdett, Palace, Sterilig. New
gland, and Wilcox and Whi
508 and ORGANS sold on EAQ
eianos taken in Exchange, also
o .Xhly repaired.
g3rSend for Illustrated Piano o
ganl Catalogue.
Ch us. M. Stie
F. Werber,.,r.. Agent. Newberr;
Lumber Mil M
Tho pdersigued respectfully iu
'the citizens of Newberry an,
ftirronndlng Counties that. having
;el as Helena. they are prepared tc
miwt f'or. and build. Churches. D
jage aind othear Buld~Ings, We gni
We erl?,4letAn both In the qual
our win k 4a1 d the prices charge
It. l;ilit ai e:SVell+eut saw wi
t&ru aliso .iopnteed. at skaut jAti
S a.w and tiress lumber. Orders soll
%kS l tiU OWN P
fleligious, Moral, Misc
appusd Go (odBooks
giOcygRJgge of iba B)K
a STOgS,wEers a iii ya
z.kp ooks at 80E3h prICes a=
-Qpng4}t TaU to Jinsee Sale.
Ag4 nobok U, a good friend: it
dipte ou isord #94. Is always ret
agJI .you lasure;it cas De rdal
ta s d o mison ibe taste
We sI dee tob of t1e0.
- " atherB Book ai .O
We des re ;o ponnee to the 911
eo ebi and a r~ou nI o
the o ~and ar
in 4g eles aggiTe arsd48' pe4eEpng
e1r~ g Sh site elass'i work has
.t eiigid in Newberry; conseE
ire reeygailly stilit a liberal
*1Iele~at4od . ..One blooki
t'i0 tf 1?ZR&O
SAlLffU mre money than a
..goL 3e1n? sch .e hg
sope from. Ters og. JiLS?- pBod
oraine,4 -ane Nov -,
eeny-eive f7)Ares~,mr cort
Agg PRL,dthe Wilonl
4wbIg.idsle Iti el-a
m-,~ .eee ads suctibl o
woodensf (7t. Ares, inoyre ha
Appled y lado o - .G W
'4gr $ .nb and h e isoFFi
sep 1 tfA'd ds4opleo
wo onIA btgI s eh
wep 1 e tof h
, btggtI cirou tr, adT~ g
tot nso
we are
r cash. TIlE J1OST VARIED !
fall. at
A-sortnent of Christmas and other
is Cards, of the hatn'l-oteest designs ever
tore. befor" putchased, are to be seen at the
They range in price froni two for five
cents andI upward.
Come a:id see t'n.
Is the mnept complex work of the Creator, and
when thi' cninpiicsrt-d <trueture. "o exquisite
hs 'rought. is disturbed by .ii-ease, the ho-t
emcieut aid -hould be sou;ht fr.m the n,ort
skilled physician--for the hurmin body is tot,
isre. nrecioui -o be tiec<d. It becomes the ques
FF" tion, then : "What phy,ieiau shall be em
edg7ed ploveil ?"
Dr. OsCAa JoiNissa, of the University
nd of Berlin, Germany. has made a life-long study
n- of ailments of the Nervous and Genito-Urinary
aming System.
S Any Debiliry or Derangement of the Nervous
o an Sy,teu, ine;uding Spermatorea, Gonorrbma,
Sy philis, Str :ture, Ini,o:ence, etc., etc.
B-eaue you may have been cheated ant
fooled by quacks, who claim to cure this cin s
of di-orders, do nor hesitate to give Dr. Johnn
uesn's method a fair trial before your case
becouses chton ic and incurable.
r9.F R E E.
es atId A valuable treatise, explanatory of Dr. Jo
hanne--en's system, will be sent by mail, post
Vo.-7. paid and securely sealed from observation, to
any auffe er addressing his sole authorized
agent for the United State' and Canada.
-hand 49 South Street, New York.
Complicated symptoms treated from Dr. Jo
r bannesaen's Special Prescription, under ad
EHg. vice of a duly qualified consulting physician.
Aell~' correponde-nce held as strictly contiden
tial, and advice by mail free of charge "
Dec 11-841 year.
Wright&J. W.Coppock
r Or- We now announce that our stock of
Meu, YoUths, Boys and Ohlldren,
and we think UNSURPASSED in
en anything that tends to constitute
form A First-Class Stock
l the Our ine of
ty o was never MORE HANDSOME,
d for
jwe while our
t Business Suits
99 are a decided improvement on any.
thing we have ever been able to get.
Special attention given to the se
~ES. lection of Youths' and Boys' Goods,
No doubt every mother will be grat.
1Aed at the improvement in this
ella- We claim to sell thie
RAID for the amount charged, and no one
of her will doubt the asszrt ion when a
comparisonl is made. Tndeed. our
whQle lie of Fi'lrnishingGoods was
iayt Never So Good as Now,
and in every instance we will give
*g a fil value for the g.moint invest
ed as any other house CAn afford to
do. and we guarantee satisfaction.
In Front of OQurt JHouse,
OctQ94I Newberry, S, C.
And its unparaed abuscs, tr seily and
MB. freeily diseu-,sed In a ,.. dit paga book,
mailed fre to aay .airesa, by Blood 8a!;nI
Co,Atianta, Gs,
beap-. Drop a postat fur It, as evy man and war
hi4t- 195'4 needs and wilt be delighted with its vat.
Lhai4e pagle apd en tirely ney reyelaiggns,
SW05 ometua shake a Nation of reople ai.d
. es arouse them to actIon. Exnressions simllar
-rto the followintg, from a well known Drug
gist er Atlanta. pour in fro4 segtlons wnhere
-B. B. B. has beec used.
09 It is our airm boilet that B. B.B,ith
tha Bood Punriner on the3 maitet, We are selling
to four or five bottles cf It to one of any other
ute1 p gergIils of tste id, It has .ailed In no
j, pstance to give 'entire satisfaction. Merit Is
W. A SMITH &e P0., pragglsts.I
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c, is
ered, That one single bottle of B3. B. Bs. will do as
hih much work in curing Blood Poisons, Skin
cor Affections, Serofula, Kidney Troubles, Cs.
tarfl and Rheumatism as sIx bottles of any
CE. othe r pparatipn gix ealib,
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Eud for It. L'un botle p1.00, sig for M 02.
tanded Expressej ou receiiof priae, ifrygur pruge
ogCm.. glgt canl'& supptIFyOU0. Address
a than~ BiLOOD BALE 00)1 Atlanta, ga,
ilaa d..k In Newtborry by Dr, S. 7. Pan;:
Ai,,, rel and Lung Affecton
Wfl-BB'"Tu~ doshy gvesr
D. C. fanda care oryolol
There's one thing to the ladies I plainly
wish to say,
I'm a m:an of no pretenses ; I'm lifty, if
a day :
I'ml neither gay nor ainiable. I'ni fusy,
and I'pi platin ;
But, girls, you needn't plot for me-al
plotting is in vain. 1
I never see the brightest eyes, and all
their witcherv
Is wasting ammunuition, if its aim is hurt
ing me,;
I never see the reddest lips Iii proof
against all smiles;
I rather think I'm not the man for any
woman's wiles.
I can sew on my own buttons, my stock
ings I can mend,
And women's hands around my room are
not what I intend;
I want no knitted, netted things, no
traveling bags, no wraps,
No slippers and no comforters, no paint
ed plaues, no caps.
I buy the things that I require ; so, ladies.
hear me say,
All such attentions spent on me are sim
ply thrown away
So shake your curls and give your gifts.
bewilder all vou can,.
But just rememnber, if you please, that I
auu not the nmaii.
I've heard there's twenty-one old maids
consider me there "fate'
And clever widows live or six that wish
with me to mate ;
There's pretty school-girls who insist I
"must have had some loss,"
And say I'm so "romantic" when I'm
only tired or cross.
But, ladies, all attentions from this date
I hope will cease ;
The only favor that I ask, is to be left
in peace ;
For I consider one thing sure as any
thing can be- t
I will not marry any girl, and none shall t
marry me.
* * * * * * *
That's just exactly what he said about a
year ago,
Now, if you could but see his rooms, they
- are a perfect show
Of netted things, and knitted things, I
and painted plaques and screens, a
Of photographs of famous men, and
Beauty's living queens ;
While on the hearth-stone sits his wife
she's sweet and good, I know,
And if you tell him of the words he t
said a year ago, t
He answers you, without a blush, "Oh, a
that's the usual way ;
-No one believes a single word old bache.
lors may say ;
When the right angel comes along, they C
marry any day."
X. B.
-ED's DRAWER, in Harper's Magaziue. I
Prof. Tyndall suggests that, just as
the soil may be so effectually robbed
of some essential ingredient by one a.
bundant crop as to be incapable of pro,
ducing another, so in the human eya.
tem a parasitic disease may so com.
pletely exhaust the blood of some in, t
gredient necessary to the growth and
propagation of the parasite that the
produ.tion of a second crop in fatal r
>r considerable quantity may be im
ossible. It would thus appear that
protective vacination or inoculation
is simply the introduction into the d
blood of weakened and comparative
ly harmless disease germs to con- I
smre the material which might be
ome food for similar germs In a
more vigorous and dangerous con- t
Wixn Womc~.-A gale at East St.
ouis in 1871, according to Mr. c, J
Shaler Smith, overturned a locomno
tive, exerting a force of no less tha~n a
93 pounds per square foit. At St. I
Charles a jail was destroyed In 1877, I
the pressure required being 84 poundsa
per square foot. At Mar~sbt4eld, in I
1880, a brick mansion was leveled,a
the force neceisary being 58. pounds I
per square foot. iBelow these extra
rdinary pressures, Mr. Smith has
instancedi npmerous cases of trains
blown off rails, and bridges, etc., a
blown down, by gales of 24 to 81
pounds per square fOOt.
Sucessful experiments in dlstrlh I
buting the electric light to great dis
aces haye been mar'do In connec
ton with the Turin ElectrIcal E~x
ibton. A Siemeps machine of 30 1
borepower generated a "currentt
grhicI was simultanoQsly .used by
severni electric light systems spread t
over a cf'cupit of abont 25 miles.
A motor driven by' small charges
of gunp.cotton is an English novelty.
It is said to be applicable wuerever
small powers are required,
A German botanist has given in
stances. of the modification of plants
by insects so as to produ~ce new 1
GREAT Wons.-According to Mr. 1
J. E, B3eddard, a London geologist,
earthworms two feet in length havp
been found in the British Isles, and
various species as large or larger are
known to exist in South America,
Western Africa, Australia and New
Zealand. The largest species known,
however, inhabits South Africa. F'or
ty years ago a specirgen was de? I
scribed which measured si; feet two
Inches in length, but it seems to have
been nearly forgotten until the otber
day, when a gigantic creature of the
same species was sent to the London I
Geological Gardens from Cape Colo-1
ly. The longest measqrement of
this worm yet taken reaches sig feet
five inches, its diameter being nears
ly ha.lf an~ inc.
MONET %qETToN.-=4 short
tine since Pa4l Reineph discovered
seveal kind1s pf minute plants,-in
lding two algae which had before
been unknown -growing upon coins
fev having been long enough in
ioaforganic matter, A iManga
ran botanist, Jules Bohaarschimidt,1
has more recently found the micro
sopp growths upon paper money,
een~ tire cflaesit speciifles t be
ilg free froin them. :He hafdlced
sea'e an',c,er, innledn'ialhangh
they are (are-th. two new al_
:escribed by Reinsch.
inarkahie photo?raphs Or
bullet in its fiiglit-uuder the ilu
atioI of an electric spark -I:
been secured by 'Prol. E. 'Mach.
Prague lie has also ph,otograp
the air streams which one may s
>ver a Blunsen burncr placed in si:
hine; and has even obtained pictur
f waves of sound. tles. i:st 1,ei
nade visible by a mllet:o, in whii
ulvantage is taken of tile irregui
efraction of light by air -ei in vilb
ion by sound.
A French astronomer has folu
easons for believing that a circu.
)rotuberance-presuma: ly a volea
-which exists in the souti-rn he
sphere of Venus has an clevation
:ot less than seventy ni,es i
cgards such a vast : :ount:n as 1
.ncomupatible with the planets v<
:anie nature.
The Italian corvette Vetor Pisa
ias been voyaging around the wo:
;ince April. 1882. carrying on a ser
)f deep-sea soundings. a yssa,al th,
nometrical measurements, and im
ng c:hections of marine zo)olo
1'he soundings have been nade wi
r1te Thompson steel wire suppleme(
ed with a rod invented by Sig:n
lumbo, the captain of the ship.whi
t Negretti and Zanibra tlhvri,oinct
as employed. A tow-net. openii
tnd closing autonatically,w"ns alwa
ent down with the wire, ami oft
)rought up marine animals not hit
rto known. Among the exploits
he Vetlor Pisani's crew was the en
ure in the bay of Panama of a sha
>ver thirty feet in length, twenty fe
n circumference at the largest pa:
td nine feet in diameter. This enc
nous fish is of the species Rhinod<
ypieus, probably the most gigan
ish in existence, sometimes attainiu
length of fifty feet or more. T
aptive in question, having bei
vounded. was held to the boats wi
ines fixed to the harpoons At fir
le described a narrow curve. but Ir
ated by shout s --f he sailors. ran <
,t a velocity of about 2 miles a: hoc
ro the first boat, which held the lin
he other boats were fastened, and ci
f the corvette's oQtccrs writes th
t was a strange sensation to be tow<
y the monster for more than thri
Lurs. Finally the shark becan
reak from loss of blood, when it r
uired no fewer than nine boats
aul him to a sand beach, where I
ras stranded and eventually dissect
a a scientific manner.-Phud'ph
UE W4% GIVEN TilE Jon.
le called at the house and ask<
she had any carpets to beat, addit
hat he had beep in the business ov
wenty years.
4*Bow much to beat that parlor cb
et ?" She asked.
"One dollar."
"Why, that's awful. There was
an here yesterday who oiered
o the job for fifty cents."
"Exacdy, madam; but how was
repared ?"
*IHe had a club in his Ian''
"1 presume so. 14e intended
ake the carpet out on a yaeant it
tidn't he F''
"Yes, sir, Our~ yard Ia too sina
-ou know."
*Exactly. Thast Is a tapestry Bru
els carpet. .1t is badly worn. X# I
tumerous boles in it. lie wou
rake a g;-eat show in getting it a
.d in here. Out on the lot he won
;ive you away to every one wl
,sgd who the carpet belonged t
a that the way to do a job of th
"How do yo do it ?"
"I take the carpet out through tl
1ey, I wheel it hom.e, I beat
n the yard surroumnded by a hij
oard fence and while I ain retur
ug t, all nicely rolled up r,ud ce
red with clith, if any one gel s r
that I have I reply that it ls a vi
et carpet for '22 Blank 4,reet,
o one geks any questIops I cal
he boxges pn either side of yog at
Lsk If' they have ordered a new W
on. They watch rne gn4 seer
ome In here,"
Hie was given the job.
8'IT 55 E F5GUltE QF" FA T
T4trIy.ieven Individual votes
he people of Tennessee decided ti
ulectin of President yolk. T
hirtyseven electoral votes of 1
olored people of the South elect
lleveland an4 defeated Blaine
leveland's majority ove; Blaine I
g 87. If the .epublicans had n
nfranhised the Negroes thle Dem
rats could not have won the victo:
in the 4th of November.
Trhe Republicans, in order to pi
>etuate their power in omcce enfra
bised the Negro as their ally. Y
iteen years the Negro was true
is party, but now the Negro giv
is strength to the Democrats, an
e Republicans are overthrown aft
iixteen years of unprecedenteda
ression of the white inn of t
oqth Now since the Negro
ligned on the si4e of good gover
nent, the Repqblicans who made
'goj qf him *for their pwn eggrp
lizeruent, -nay well regret t4ieir fol
n strengthening the arpxg of (
[emcats, 87 is the fat,cful #gun
An~ old lady from the country, w:
stedd opera for the #rst time,
ered the Academy of Music just
;e troupe were all singing togeti
.n chorus: "Ah !" she remarki
tney don't care now that they ha
,ur -moneg. WSe, they dre a afi
[g together s'o'thlat they 'ean
re- The Young Folks Give a ('audy
ui Pulling,
se W1hic"h ..rfn-ds the Philosopher Much En.
of joynent, not Unall>oed with J)isc,un.j or-t
id The Frolic at the Counitry .1r:ad./y. and
ce RIow the Young Folks Enjoed Thei>n
se- lces.
us Candy pullings are a nuisance, but
ng I suppose we are to have them. I
rl have now arrived at that age and
ar frame of mind that I submit to any
-a- thing-anything to plhase the chil
dren. And so when they got their
ml mother's consent the matter was all
ar arranged and the company invited
,o without consulting me. There was a
m.- spare room in the house and as I had
of some writing to do, I adjourned my
ie self there to have a quiet time. While
ot I was ruminating before the fire and
,- su,oking the pipe of peace and tran
qnility, the young folks began to
gather and, before I knew it, the
young ladies were ushered into my
.room as a reception room, and I was
kindly informed that I would have to
Id vacate. With a sigh of resignation I
es retired and poked around generally.
r 1 wish I had a room-a room of my
k- own-and Mrs. Arp says she wisbes
Y. she had a room-a room of her own.
ti But she can't have one. She never
i- will have one, for children and grand
or children would be lost and I would
L+ be lost. She can't slip off to Nabor
e Freeman's but what a dozen want to
ag know where she is and when she is
Ys coming back. The dog and the cat
=U follow her. No, she will never have a
'- room to herself.
of But I found good company at the
p- candy pulling and bad a good time
r anyhow, for I do love these naborly
et visits. I love to see the young folks
rt, happy, and I love to discourse poli.
>r- tics and ciops and naborhood news
.n with the older ones. But this candy
ic business is not all serene, one of the
ig girls burned her hand dreadfully and
ie is still carrying it in a bandage. And
u then it is so messy, as Mrs. Arp says.
tl The children get candy all over the
I floor, and the tables and bureau. It
1- sticks to my stockings yet when I
' get ready to go to bed. It melts and
r. smokes on the hearth. The dishes
are all daubed and hard to clean up
ie again. The door knobs and dipper
at handles are sticky, and they keep
d sticky as long as the candy lasts. But
every pleasure has its draw-back. Af
e ter every dinner the dishes are to be
e washed. After every repose the bed
t has to be made up. We ride and
e drive and then the horse has to be
d put up and fed. We dance to sweet
music and have to pay the fiddler.
We go on a picnic of an excursion
and come home tired and weary. Ev
ery pleasure seems to be followed by
pin or by trouble, just as the night
follows the day. But still it Is right,
1g for it is natnie, We live in contasts
r 0d enjoy them. Suppose we do
bunt all day and find no game. Hope
is a good thing, and it was one of the
questions we used tQ debate when I
was a boy, "whether the pursuit or
othe possession gave the most pless
ure.'' I took the af#rmative one time
wih Iwas pursuing rmy sweetheart
eihlove and hope and devotion, and
I argued ray side with earnest elo
o,~uence. But when I lost her and an
ote*,io got possession, 1. flop
*pad over* to the other side, In a year
or so I recovered and piursued Mrs.
Arp with fear an tre;pbling, and
when I possesed her I was happy.
The pursuit is a. liyely, interesting
d andI uncertain businees, where a
tsweet ',ounig maiden is concerned,
d but the p,ossession $s solid and sure
o and never gives out. ou
~.We had a frolic atorcountry'
Sacademy last week. The night you
were all jubilating in Atlanta we were
q1uietly enjoying Qurselves near our
Shomes with our wives and children.
it The ladies, God bless them, ingited
rh us to a supper in the academy, a
'u. splen4id supper, a feast of good
y. tbings with no headache ip thepm My
Sfolks killed a turkey and baked some
3. bake og the peighbozs did likewih-e,
y and they ggt Qysters somnewhe e and
at long~ table. were spread and giga~ned
id with ggod things and we thought it
n. was all a~ free show pntell we got
ae there and 'found a door-leeper and
had to pay to go in. Th~eu they tin
isheA up with bills of fare, and to
everything there wyas a price, but we
couldent back out, for the sight and
-the savory smell provoked en appe
tite. After I had made them a little
of speech, which I had prepared for the
Lie occasion, one kind lady manager con
Lie ducted me to a seat and said I was
be her gnest and the choipest viands
3d should cost mne nothing; with this
- *ssurance i partook amagingly and
le feast'ed to m,y entire content, and
ot about that time another kind lady
Q presented me iny bill and called for
ry a dollar-a whole dolls~r, and said I
had oysters twice and turkey twice.
r- I paid it with cheerful alacrity, but
n somehow I don't appreciate so many
or managers on such occasions. Never
to theles:, I had the honor of being one
es fair lady's guest even though I was
id another's victim, Then I paid for
e-r Mr's. Arp and the children and tho't
p- I was done, but they had a fish pond
be in one corner, behind a curtain, and
is the children wanted to drop a line
a- just to see what they would catch
a well that cost some dimes and next
n, came a raffe for a fine, large eghe, and
ly they all wanted achance, and Mrs.
L59 4rp took a notion she could throw
a-* 18 with three dice, and shore enough
she threw four and retired with ma.
bo troniy dignity and said she didn't
,* want the cake nohow. Well, the show
as went on, and on untell they got all
er our change and had enough money
dto plaster the school-house ."I here
was gocd mnsic thera ina the true.
-. teenvere 'coinulted by the young
Sfolks about a danee, just alittle
edAtic t,o wind un 'on, but they said
"no", and they said it like the
meant it, and I reck-on they did, anr
the young folks surrendered and said
well, if we can't dance we can have
a little twistifieation. Before any,
body knew what that meant the flu
was cleared and the mnsic began and
the twistification, too, and they twis
ted ali around and about, and cross
el over, and hands all round, and
Ciangild p trtners, and promenade all,
and parly voo Fiaricais, and I don't
know what all, and the solemn trus
tecs looked on with enjoyment, and
were satisfied because it was only a
twistification. Well, it was a goodh_
frolic and no f.eliigs hurt. and we
all Went howe happy. but an fal scarce
of change. GCov. Biown has got some
preferred stock il our school h,onse.
WYe preferred his money to anybody's
for he had more of it. if we had had
hin there, with his swallow tail coat
on, we would have preferred some
wore. When he gives us two bun
dred dollars more we'll name it the
Brown institute, but not till then.
The name is for sale, but we are not
going to do like those Dalton folks
and name our sclhool for him before
we get the moji v. They have never
got any yet. Gov. Brown don't pay
for honors when he can get them fur
nothing. Old father D.obbin is our
rich man up here, and we are going
to try him for an endowment and
call it the Dobbins old field school.
He likes old-field schools, but he has
no use for colleges or seminaries or
universities. He says he has watched
them for forty years, and every year
they turn out a splendid crop of ele
gant, high-strung vagabonds, with
but few exceptions. But education is
the Amejican watchword now, and
we wili have to conform. If the na
tion gets an overdose, 1 reckon we
wil; find it out sooner or later.
Birn Axp.
One of the manifestations of the
impatience of our people is that when
one "run's down," as the saying goes,
instead of taking. constitutional rem
edies that slowly but surely repair
waste, to build up the system, the
practice is to seek violent and pow
erful incitements to strength, which
only prove delusive, and do more
harm than good. Tue business man
who at last finds that he is losing vi
tality, and that he has sacrificsd
health to greed, endeavors to make
atonement in a day or, at furthest, in
a week, by heavy doses of quinine, or
by brandy, and the young man who
has degenerated by sloth or more
active vices, overdoes the exercise of
the gymnasium in the vain effort to
regain health h, a coup cretat. Ever
the same story of national impatience;
the feverish alacrity to ruin the phys.
iqne by late hours, tobacco, rapid eat.
ing and diveis dissipations, and the
absurd ael 1 to restore its functions
while a locomotive is naking its dis
tanee between New York and Chica
go. Nature has ways of her own, and
even the enterpFising Yankee can
not wake an oak~ ti ee grow to ma
turity in a~ week, or put such a ms
chine ce the human body in perfect
workiing ord'.er in that time, after it
has onoe been abused and utterly
deranged. Even the wealthy invalid
cannot make good the dr-afts he has
drawn too often atnd too ra&hly, by
the magic spell of a Boropsan tour.
The exhausted body makes its lam
eintatiop heard in~ a French boule
vard as w'eil as at home, and there is
no curative property in a foreign rai!
wav car.
Yr-ars of transgreson need at the
least months of expiation, and the
man or the woman wbo lays the foon
dation of restored health in six
months does well. Meanwhile the
simple remedies, air, water and whole
some food, sleep, judicious exercise.
and time to back them, will be fruit
foi of result. Be patient and be of
good cheer; don't use your sub
stance on qnack nostrums; study the
matter of diet, the efHcao,y of water
and a coarse crash towelj the venti
lation of yonr slee.ping chamber; the
value of the dumb:bells, and for toDic
or alterative the superiority of the
mineral spr-ings to all the dr-ugs you~
can buy. Set your peroid for a gene
ral improvement is mi onths ahead
inst&ad~ of si; days, and you will es,
cape the discouragement and the
despair which beset the impatient
Amer-ican when he finds that his
health has run down.
Tou. GnEvy To GET ALONo.--A
very innocent looking old mani who
had been waiting twenty-eight hours
for a Lake Superior boat, and who
was told to be at the foot of Woodward
avenue at noon yesterday, came
slouching down to zhe wharf about '4
o'clock P. M , and mildly queried :
"SQ the boat isn't in yet?"
"In! Why, she's come and gone.!
Got in before noon and laid three
'-1evcy! but I was to go on that
"Didn't the agent tell you when tc
*'Yes, he aid at noon, but I was
looking around town, and it sot in to
rain, and I suppose she'd wait until
after it cleared r,p. You don't meac
she went off in thie shower?"
"Yes, she did."
"Right in the pouring rain?"
"Yes, sir,'
'-La suz, but I wouldnt have ce.
lieved tsey'd do it iMebbe it's jusi
as well I didn't go. for I've nothing
but this old umbrella. and4 gettin
wet allus brings on tho g'le~matiee
-Detroit FreviPress.
irue averege number of employeet
in the Government printing .otce at
Washington, D. C.,- is ab.out 8,140,
Tlhe ap;ong disbursed for Balaries it
.inn kr,Q n er n. .
The act to charter the Midland
Raiiroad Cmpany, whtch has passed
a s'cond readinr in both Houses of
the Legislat ure. is as follows:
Be it enected by the Senate and
Ilouse of iipreseitatives of the State
of South Carolina, now met and sit
ting in General Assembyi, and by
the authority of the same :
SUia:-OrN 1. That .Joseph R. Rob
ertson. J. Adger Smythe, William
Bor:ieuan, Frank E. Taylor. F. W.
Wa-reier, S. A. Durham. F. .. Pelzer,
Gerge W. Williams, Jr., W iili:in A.
Courtenay. F. S. Rodgers. 0. F.
14 itters, E. P. Jervev. A. Norden, C
P. l'o:penheim. A. F. C. Cramer, C.
F. i'anknin and G. W. Egan, and
s:Ieh otier persons or corporations as
;aat b" asaociat.ed with them. and
their successors and assigns. be. and
,hey are hereby. created a body po
litie and corporate, by the name and
style of The Midland Railroad Com
pany of South Carolina," and by that
name nay sue and be sued, plead and
be imtlfead ed. in any Court of Law
and ecuity in this State or the united
St;tes; in:av ut:ke :y-laws and ap
p,,.t all niecessary ollicers and pre
s, ribe titetr duties. anti mnv ac pt.
purhaste, hoid. lease or otherwise ac
quire any l;roperty. real or per-onalt.
n:ecesstry or convenient to and ir
the luirposes hereinafter mentioned,
and to use, scll and convey and dis
pose of the same as the interest o;
the said company requires; may
make contracts, have and use a com
'13oni seal and do all other lawful acts
properly incident to and connected
with said corporation and necessary
and convenient for the. control and
transaction of its business: Provided.
That their by-laws be not repugnant
to the Constitution and laws of this
State or of the United States.
SEc. 2. That the said company be,
and is hereby, authorized and empow.
ered to construct, maintain and op.
crate a railroad extending from the
City of Greenville to the City of
Charleston by the most direct and
practicable row e, that is to say, by
way of the Town of Laurens in the
County of Laurens, the Town of New
berry in the County of Newberry,
through the Counties of Lexington
and Richland by way of the City of
Columbia, through the Counties of
Richland, Lexington and Orangeburg
by the way of the Town of Orange
burg, thence through the Counties of
Colleton, Berkeley and Charleston to
and into the City of Charleston.
That the said Midland Railroad must
so construct its road that it shall not
cross the public road, commonly
called the Meeting street road, within
six miles of the City of Charleston.
And the said company shall have the
power to extend the said railroad to
any point on the boundary line be
tween this State and the State of
North Carolina as the said company
may hereafter determine.
SEC. S. That the capital stock of
said comnpany shall be five hundred
thousand dollars, in shares of one
hundred dollars each, with the priv.
ilege from time to time of increasing
the capital stock in sucb\amounts as
said company may by a majority vote
of the stockholders determine, to
carry out the purposes of this Act,
said capital stock not to exceed,
however, the sum of four million dol
lavs, and such shares to be transfera
b-e in such manner as the by-laws
may direct. That when the sum of
one hundred thousand dollars shall
have been subscribed to the capital
stock of said company, the said cor
porators, or a majority of them, shall
within a reasonable tim~e thereafter
appoint a time and place for the
meeting of said stockholders, of which
thirty days' notice shall be given in
such newspapers of the State as they
may deem necessary, at which time
and place the said stockholders may
proceed to the organization of ' said
company by the election of a presi
dent ana ten directors, who shall hold
their offces for one year and until
thur~ successors are elected, which
shall be the first board of directors,
and which board nay in their by
laws prescribe the time and wanner
of' holding their subsequent annual
elections for president and directors,
subject to the approval of the stock
holders at their ensuing annual meet.
Sxto,4, That for the purpose of
raising the, capital stock of' the said
company hereby incorporated, it
small be lawful to open books of
subscription at such times and places,
and under the direction of such per
sons as the said corporators may ap.
point, and that said subscription to
said capital stock may be made in
land, money, bonds, machinery, ma
terials and work at such rates as may
be agreed upon with said company;
and said company shall have power
to mortgage its property and fran
chises, and issue bonds on such terms
and conditions and for such purposes
and uses of said corporation as the
said company may from time to time
deem necessary.
SEc. 5. That the said railroad com
pany shall have every right, power
and privilege necessary for the pur
pose of acquiring such lands or
rights of way as they may requaire for
the location or construction of said
railroad, or for the erection or loca
tion of depots, warehouses, stations
and other necessary and couvenient
establishments. or for extending or
altering the same, and said company
shall have the tenefit of every procesi
or p;roceediing, and shall be subj?c1
to all the restr1ctious provided or
imposed by she laws of this State
SEC. 6. That the said comlpany
shall~ han full power and authority
so f;nnect with or cross any othei
railroad cor a ilroads on the proposed
line, and also to p)urchase, lease or
anousiat, with any other railroad
or railroads in or out of this State in
such manner and upon such terms as
may be agrecd between such railroad
companies: Provided. That the same
be not inconsistent with the laws of
this State: And provided, further;
that upon the consolidation, purchase
or lease by siirl (omp:any of any rail
road now chartered, or hereafter to
be chartered, between any points
through which said railroad hereby
incorporated must run under this
charter te route of the other such
railros iay be the route of the said
Midland-Railroad Company of South
Carolina between such points in lieu
and stead of the route hereinbefore
established as the route between such
SEc. 7. That the said railroad com
pany be, and they are her. -y, author
rized and empowered, by and with
the consent of the City Council of
Charlestc..., to construct their track
through one or mo! e of the public
streets, roads or ways of the City of
Charleston and to extend the same
to any or all the wt arves in the City
of Charleston : Pro--ided. That in such
construction and extension all ne
cessary precau: d'ns in executing the
work be taken not to obstruct or
otherwise. impair the use of any
s: rect or public way through which or
across which the said railroad may
be constructed or extended.
SEC. 8. The said ogmpanv is also
authorized and em ered to build
purchase, own, hold, use, charter, self,
or otherwise dispose of steamships
and sailing vessels in connection
with their railroad transportation, so
as to carry on the basiness of a gei
eral through coastwise and- foreign
transportation to and from any point
on its own line or connections.
SEC. 9. That the said railroad.com
pany is further authorized and em
powered forthwith upon the comple
tion, or acquirement by purchase,
lease, or consolidation. as hereinbe
fore provided, of any portion or sec
tion of said railroad between any
points through which the same must
run under this charter, to operate and
maintain such portion or section with
all the rights,.powers and privilegc$
hereby granted this company. -
SEC. -10. Each stockholder in the
said corporation shall be jointly and
severally liable to the creditors there
of in an amount. besides the value of
his share or shares therein, not ex
ceeding 5 per cent of the par value of
the share or ,thares held by him- at
the time the demand of the creditors
was created: Provided, That such
demand shall have been .payable
within one year :- Provided, also,
That proceedings to hold su^.h stock
holders liable therefor shdi be coin
menced whilst he remains a stock
holder therein, or within two years
after he shall have ceased to be such
stockholder: Provided, further, That
persons holding stock in such com
pany as executorR, administrators, or
by way of collateral security, shalI
not be personally subject to the lia
bilities of the stockholders under the
foregoing provisions; but the person
pledging such stock shall be liable as
a stockholder, and the estates and
funds in the hands of such execu
tors, or administrators, shall be.liable
in their hands, in like manner and
to the same extent as the decelled
testator or intestate,' or the waldbr
person interested in such ti-ast' und;
would have been if they had respea
tively been living and competent to
act ~and hold the stuck in their own
SEC. 11. That this Act sal sbe
held and deemed a public Act, and
the rights, powers and privileirercan
ferred by this act shall vest and- con
tinue in the said company and their
successors for and during the term of
thirty years or until repealed. to be
computed from the 'time of the ap
proval of this act : Provided, Thattbis
charter shall cease and determ~ine un
less the said railroad is commenced
ander the provis'ions of this Aoftbe
fore the thirty-flrst day of Debeir.
eighteen hundred and eighty4sir; and
completed before the first day of
January. eighteen hundred and nigie
A .Go.E TRTH.--The .Boston
Taenscript, a dear old paper that, we
regret to say, we receive never often
er than semi-occasionally, frequeitly
comes out with some- agricultural in
formation that fills us with .joy, and
makes us wish to sell out our brown
stone fronts and miscellaneous tene
ment-houses, atnd move Aiht tit in
the country, for the purpose of set
ting down and becoming the brother
of the golden-rod and the good-natur
ed mule. The Transcript; in a little
article entitled "Bees in Orchards,''
remarks:- .
"It is said a larger crop of :apples
is raised when a hive of bees is- sta
tioned in the orchard.'.
Correct, Benvolio, correct thou ki't,
thou onseemly caitiff. And the crop
of apples would be larger still' if'the
bees were yellow-jackets, with sabres
sfficiently long and sharp to sting
the small boy through .the hat or
boots. Bees are very good to make
the apple-crop large. independent of
the Transcripts reasons.which incluide
a lot of allusions to "pollen,'' "pistils,"
"hybrids"' and other things used
around an orchard. But yellow jack
eta are better still, and a Siberian
bloodci,nd beats evei-thryelow
icets. Because the bioodhound is
evrywhere at once, and gets in.his
work without prov'ocation; and- t hat
makes the apple-cropTarge and the
small boy d;op small,
The same paper gives a long-winl,
dd accoumnt of a F'rench..method of
preserving grapes. O give a
better mrethod in a.. (werds:-haug

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