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.1 FaMnily Paper Devoted o Litei'atutre, Miscellany, Kezs, .1grc~tte ,4f0ht7 is.RTE ~ R AN
[I'i 11ERALI1 .\N) NEWSv'. is ntw ; lw! C
o:1i1-i:t{ organ of the town.]
Officers Newberry County.
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County Cumutisioner:
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Treasurer :
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Chief of 'oiie:
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Policemen :
E. '. I:1:,tlL-., 11. 11. F1:ANKI.IN. W. T u:T K.
Superintendentt of tree-:
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A REMEDY endorsed by the hest 'lic ians r
and Druggists at its home. lI.
A REMEDY that Mr. C. W. O'Neill. Good.
water, Ala.. says raised his wife fromn an St:
invalid's bed, ar.d he believes saved her lite.
A REMEDY of which a prominent Atlanta :it
merchant said: -I would have given S500 as
soon as I would a nickle for whlat two bot- Cel
tIes of your medicine did for my daughter."
A REMEDY in rearld to which, :. J. Casscll's COa
3L D.. Druggist rhomasville, Ga.. says: "I
recall instances in which it afforded relief
after all the usnal remedieshad failed. 1iSl
A REEDY about which Dr. IR. B. Ferrell,
LaGrange, Ga., writes: "ihavensed for the Ali
last twenty yeais the medicine you are put
ting up and co s:der it the best combination }fo]
ever -otten together for the disease for
whic itisreecmnhe ' 1. - - wb:
A REMDY about whi:-h Dr. Joel Branhami.
Atlanta, said: -1i have examined the re- poi
cipe, and have no hesitation in advising its
use, and confidently recommend it." ers
A REMEDY which the Rev. H. B Johnson.
near Marietta. Ga., says he has used in his arc
family with the -utmost satisfaction" and -
recoimended it to thiee families "who 1ae
found it to be just what it is recou- the
Dennison say: "We have been selling it for
many years. with constantly imeressmgsales.
The article is a staple with us, and one of 't
bso lute merit."
Aa REEY of which Lamar. llankin & La
mar say: "We swI1 50 gross in tour months.
and never sold it in 'tny p)luce butt what it rot
was wanted again. '
A REMEDY by which Dr. Unugh of LaG ranige, s
Ga.. says: "1 cured one of thenmost obsti- _
nate cr.ses of V'ICAtIoUS 31rtsTnUATro:s that
ever came withinf my knowledge, wiith a,
fe'w bottles."Ja
A RKWKY of which Dr. .J. C. Huss. Nota
sulga. Ala.. says: I am fully convinced that rej
it 2s u'nrivaled for that class of diseases which
it claims to cure." CO
A REMEDY about which 3lsj. John C. Whit
ner. of Atlanta, well and favorably known b0
all'over the United States as a General In
surance Agent, says: --I used this remedy s l
befo.re the war, on a large plantation en
a great number of cases, al ways wit h a bso- W
lute succes.s.''v
A RKyDY about w hieh 31r. J. W. Strange, y
of Cartersville, Ga.. cer tiles that one bottle c
cured two members af his family olimen
strual irregularity of many years standing.
This Great Remedy is a
-end for T'reatiset on thle IIealth and llapp-ill
ness ofWomnan, mai!ed free.
lanta. G:t. Sep. 2>-It.
T'he wild phantoms and shieikin'g cries of a w
wor:hbe5 humbug c:mn make money by im
posinig upon the credulity and ignorantce of ant
honest public, and the supply of th3IS spcies t
of work steems more than an adequate demnand.
The enunc'ia:ion of facts-fatcts that have
stood crucial restS-facts proven by bramn forc'e
and tatngible evidence, shtould satisfy all lau- hi
dabile enterprile; bat the exeerale4 habit of
teaching false Ideas and doctrines for selfag
graindigem.-nlt i. truly reprehecnsible, and shonid C]
l:e SCOr ned by all classes.
When we tell thle public that B B. D;., tihe b
great Blood Po.ison2 liemedy, con3tains5 Iodide
of Pot;ish as one of its :ngredienits, and when 1
we. as old members oflthe medical professioni, o
s.av that Iodide of Potash is not a poison, we
thiZEk it very presutmptive for men outside of I
the profession to assert that it is a poisoni. Ihle
facts do not warrant such a conclusion, a2nd if
tho:e who make the asser:ionx thast Potash is a
piison do not know better, they' arc a set ofI
unenviable ignoramnuses.
.t< a solid fotundation oif heavy miasonry
has been built for 11. B. B., upotn wich it is
now proudly perchied-thte b okenl arches att3
fallen columns of brasen hutmbugs will soon ti
lbe in search of fresh "cock and btn!l" stories
and more printers' ink. but merit cannot lhe t1
downed. Although Ui. II B. is oly ayear old, ~
yet its effect-irs matgie:1 and! peerless power
over all blood, skin and !kidntey diseases, has b~
been indelibly enstatmped uponi the tablets of
the memory of thotusands he:e att home, who
have been cured after ly aing33 u-cd htundreds of I
bottles of other remnedies.
Compared to other' remedies, B. 1. B. is :he a
ratdiant sunbeam of midday, tliniging its g litter
ing glare to saddened hearts, wh ile othe:rs are t
pale moonheams, r ushitng ailotg through misty
meshes of' darkness, in searebi of something
they earn cure.
It cures Blood Iiseale, antd Poison-, Caltarrh,
Old Ulcers. Scroful. heumnaism3, Skin D)i. L
eases, Kidney troub)es, ecC., and11 we hold
32-page: book fuofevidenice-A lanta1'. ev:
orta,ior f.ar-fetch led, but3 are vonory33 (4u3
0gi ofC .i-eiad women o: AthI3ia.
s in Newh.errv, . C1., by Dlt S. 1. FANT.
(let. id. SI 12.
H-arvey Reese,
Th~' City" Bar'r Sho
ett hairt. saeadsapoi h
nee more old Time unbars the silent tomb
In the Past Land where his dead Years arr
nlside by side, amid the eternal gloom;
For now his last-born in the n.;ht is dying
e bids adieu the solemn, dark-robed Hours
That,one by one. glide by his snowy bed
nd now the great bells from a thousanc
Chantout his requiem-for the Year is dead
at lo! a new- born cherub hovering near,
Whose wings shall sweep the starry cirel
or the death-struagles of the passing Year
Were still the birth-pangs of the cominl
ow Jant.s wears a smiling face before,
Yet backward looks a sad, a long adieu;
tom the same fountain doth Aquarious porn
Tears for the old, libations for the new.
me buries his head, and f.om the tomb
cornes forth,
Rolls the stone, and writes above the door
nother epitaph, that all the earth
'hall read and ponder through the ever
tere is the story of the by. gone Years,
yheir joys and sorrows, and their love and
id there the btchrymals of bitter tears
tand full, forever, by the frowning gate.
rere hang the sentcheons of departed
There glows the red page of their growth
and strife;
ere lie the ashes of the dead creations
: world, or state, a creed, or mortal life.
id all the legions on those stony pages
hall grow to oracles in coming day s;
id unborn minstrels,in the unborn ages,
*hall tell themover in theirsounding lays.
tenwrite no record of our woe and crime;
At no dirge drown the p:ean of that day;
hat I have written," cries the voice of
'That I have written,and it stands for aye."
ere is no resurrection of the past
ts ghost may haunt thee, but it lives no
t mourn it not-for you the future vast,
be eternal future, stretcheson before.
ke, then, the book of fate into thine hand.
Lnd for theNe w Year write thegreat decree;
dwhat thou writest shall forever stand:
nd what thou wilest that the end shall be.
-J. C. Peabody.
A Bride's Trousseau.
From the Pall Mall Gszette.
ro-dav will be celebrated the mar
ge of a young lady connected with
princely house of Suwaroff and
er notable Rus.ian families, name
Mlle. de Bravura to the Hon. L.
nlope. The wedding trousseau,
er the Muscovite style, is of ex
tional amplitu.e. and includes
tltumes and linen for wearing and
house use from the first estab
inents in Paris and London.
wng the most noteworthy are the
owing: The wedding gown of
to moire -silk, with flounces -of
nt lace and the usual orange flow
an evening dress of absinthe
en moire, with frillings of point
e down the front and caught up at
side of the train, which has a
lied border with rich Irish cream
ipure and variegated carnations.
e dressing gowns are very nume
IS a -d include all varieties of tea
ns and morning robes, trimmed
ht \alenciennes lace. Out-of-door
kets and mantels are also largely
>resented, though every costume is
.iplete, even to suchl items as a
Inet or htat, parasol and boots or
>es to maltchl. The bed linen,
chl is of tihe finest description, is
ry plenltifuil and universally adorn.
with lace. The presents aire as
tninicent as the trousseau and in
great profusion, the jewelry, and
rticularly the diamonds, being es
dily handsome. One case holds
mixed set of gems, three bracelets,
which one is a band of diamonds
a key pattern, and the other tw
relets of gold with small plaque
aped ornaments of tile same prec
us stones surrounding a larg
nerald or a p)earl. A brooch in the
rmi of~ a cock entirely of diamonds,
ith ruby eyes; also eerings, soli
ries for sleeves and broochl of largi
rquoises set in diamonds, as well as
quaint little miodel of a Russial
>use in gold, with a door of emner
ds and diamonds opening to dis
ose a portrait, are likewise num
lrel withl the other contents. D)ress
-h.oxe-s, plates arnd endless object
virtu make up a very splendid col
etionl of wedding gifts.
A Good Natured Man.
Jlake ll assen fuss attracted att en
on yesterdaly on Austin Avenue, b'
very black eye and a partially d
roved smeller. When hie was asket
OW the accident occurred, lie told
readful story about bow Col. Pais
ad, without any provocation, kicke<
ndl beat him, and called him namea
nft for publication in such a Sun
ay paper as Te.cas Siftings.
"Ii' Col. Paist called you all thos<
ames, and insulted you without an:
rovocation,. why don't you have hit
rrested ?'
- iells iOt ou-r. It i,h pecauuse
)Oksi upon01 Col. Pi-st as a p)ufee
Destroy that Sign.
One may feel that he's getting oldl, but
ianrlly dislikes that anything about his al
earance should advise others of the fac
etr nothing does this so effectually ats thi
id fallir hair. No woman wants to marr
mua. und i>ueiness firms hesitate to employ
nun, nhoe sho'.s this fatal sien. Parker
lair Bals:am i< worth to you, in this regar<
ioe than its weight in diamonds. Usei
md a,ve- piem iful anrd glo--y hair. Many ha'
ind e-very trace of aytness removed and hal
country once more. and takes an in
terest in the prosperity of the whole
I undivided land. The South is alreadv
When asked what he thought of
New York as the burial place of
Gen. Grant. a sigh escaped the lips
of Gen. Lee. and he answered that he
was in favor of W~ashiington as the
proper place, where the old comrades
of (en. Grant could be buried
around him. lie added that he un
derstood Gen. Sheridan and Gen.
Sherman to be also in favor of the c
-National Cemetery as the resting
phce of the dead hero, and whenr. i
asked what he thought of the j
idea of placing Gen Lee and
Gen. Grant together, the dead Con- 1
federate chieftain's nephew smiled
sadly and said he had never heard
the suggestion before, and that he
would like to see so grand a project
carried into effect.
--'That would be reunion sure I
enough, wouldn't it ?" said the Gen
eral. enthusiastically. "But I aun
afraid it would he a matter too com
plicated to perfect. owing to the fact
that the families of both men want to t
be buried with them"''
A Texas Street Car Incident. "
'There was only one passenger, an
oli gentleman. on a Dallas s!reet e
car at noon. The ear had to stop 6n i
the switch to allow the down car go.
ing in the opposite direction to pass,
but the down car was behind time, a
and the old gentleman became a lit- h
the impatient. As the other car still a
failed to come up. lie became still a
more impatient, and began to mop t
his face with his handkerchief, and t
use blasphemous language.
--Isn't that other car ever going to t
come ?" asked the old gentleman, n
raning out his neck. a
--What ar4 you in such a hurry e
about ?" asked the driver, who was t
as placid and calm as a piece of
lemon pie. t
"My wife's waiting dinner for me,
and I'm behind time. If this car
Joesn't hurry ua and take me, there 1
will be trouble," and once rdore he I
protrude(' his head, somewhat after u
the manner of a mud turtle.
"Do you know why the driver of a
that down-car is behind time ?" r
"No, I don't." s
"Well, you see he is a married man, c
too. and his wife makes him stop his a
car and get his dinner, and if he i
doesn't do it she raises thunder. If t
lie were to come right on without stop- t
ping bis car to get his dinner when I
it is ready, he would regret it after- ]
wards. He has stopped to get his
dinner. If lie didn't his wife would
be mad, then yours would be glad. <
As it is, your wife is mad and his is f
glad. I don't see how you are going
to keep your wife in a good humor
unless you drive a strcet car." <
Just then the other came up, and a
few mir.utes later the old gentlemain
jumped off near a gate, at which a
determined-looking woman, wearing
a' sunbonnet, seemed to be on guard.
The driver looked back as the car:
turned a corner, and saw the woman 1
shoving his late passenger into the
house by the back of his coat.-Te:r
as Siftinjs.
Nuisance at Summer Resorts.
The juvenile base ball batter who
sends a foul ball through the window
The tramp disguised as a waiter,
who assumes D)elmonico airs and up
sets your soup. i
The ill bred, boisterous children
who ride up and down in the elevator;
for hours.
The unsuspected crab that mis
takes your toe, while bathing, for af
luscious bit of bait.
The bathing-room where some one:
has been before and let a little ocean
on the floor.
The horrid man with oj.,era-glasses
who watches the bathers, but dont
go in himself.
The electric bell that never rings
and compels you to go four flights
of stairs to blow the water up.
The melodious and sanguinary
mosquito which hums around the
bed post and lights occasionally on
your ear.
The pet pug that is always unoer
foot, except wvhen enthroned beside
the beauty of the house on the best
parlor chair.
The delay in getting anmentiona
bles and inexpressibles from the
laundry and the extravagance of the
washee-washee bill.
The ministerial story-teller who
retails old "chestnuts" at the dinner
table under the delusions that he is
entertaining those who hear.
There was one man is history who
had no mother,in law. IIis namn?
(Fiomi the New York IHeral.,
Not alone to the fact that lie is a
nephew of General R;ohert E. Lee.
- but Lo the recollection of his gallan
h try, was it due that Gen. lFitzhugh
Lee, now Democratic candidate for
Governor of Virginia, became a cen
tre of interest. Of Indiuin height
and broad buld, rugged cheeks and
courtly manner, he was the picture
of an American man. Words would
not answer him to express his satis
faction at the warm reception given
him and his fellow Southerners at
the hands of the North. lie said that
when he was riding in the funeral
procession with Gen. Gordon as an
aide to Gen. Hancock. he was filled
with emotion upon seeing a picture
of Gen. Grant with the inscription
below: "Let them have their horses;
they will need them for their crops."
~ That line brought Apponattox
back to me like sonic sad dream,"
said Gen. Lee to a Herald renorter.
"It was a touching coincidence. Gen.
Gordon and I were the two remain
ing corps commanders of the three
who were with Gen. Lee when Grant
gave utterance to that maguanimous
sentiment. Gen. Gordon saw the in
scription the same moment that Idid
and our eyes instinctively met as we
rode by. I don't know what Gen.
Gordon felt. I was ready to use my
handkerchief. You can't imagine
what those words implied. In the
Confederate army every man had to
supply his own horse, while in the
Union army everything was supplied
by the Governiment."
General, what do you think this
demonstration means ?" asked the
reporter, referring to Gen. Grant's
"It means that the Union is now
more firmly and inseparahly united
than it was twenty years before Bu.
chanan's Administration. The war
was the inevitable culmination of dif
ferences that had to be settled by
blood. Before the war there was al
ways talk of breaking up the Union
and secession, whenever any issue
was brought up for national arbi ra
tion, and the South would invariably
threaten secession if her whims were
not gratified. Of course. immediately
after the war, wounds were fresh and
there was little show of any disposi
tion for reconciliation. But, notwith
standing this fact, a reconciliation
would have been effected had it not
been for the policy of the Adminis
tration succeeding Mr. Lincoln's.
The Government then sent men down
South to rule us who were unprinci
pled and unfair, and the colored man
was placed in our Legislatures to
make laws for us. This was too se
vere a transformation, and the South
felt that she was being belittled. It
was putting the bottom rail of the
fence on top. The people got so they
didn't take any interest in the Gov
ernment nor the country. Any insig
nificant little carpet-bagger would be
sent down there and boosted into
Congress, and our own men would
be thrust in the shade. I am a strong
Democrat and talk strong Democrat
ic principles, and I'm going to add
that this was done for no other pur
pose than to perpetuate the Republi
can party in power.
"But now, God be praised, all that
is gone by. That was the work of
-politicians, and the South has found
out that the people of the North
the body of the people I mean-had
no hand in it. Old issues are eradi
cated in the South now. The colored
-man is no longer regarded as an
usurper, and he feels that he will not
be returned to slavery. We don't
want men to represent us whlo will
constantly wave the bloody shirt.
The people have come to love the
- North for the grand, magnanimous,
Sfraternal treatment they have re
- ceived since the war, and they have
i been longing for this grand opportu
a nity, which has at last been afforded,
t to express their hearty good will for
I the Union. No man has done more,
S- and neither has any circumstance
-nor series of circumstances, to propi
tiate the feelings of the South and
e bring about this grand millennium,
i than 6-en. Grant. The sufferings of
a Gen. Grant awakened the sympathy
of the whole South, and the whole
I South is glorying in the treatment its
t old commanders are receiving. Just
think of it. Here are Gen. Buckner
and Gen. Johnston and Gen. Gordon
and Gen. Wade Hampton and my
Lself, all Rebel leaders, being made
t. the lions of your city, and we are all
-overfiowing;with gratitude in return.
,We came here to make up). The
i, South has sent us here to make up.
Te~.here is no divided South and North
Id now. It is the Union forever. Thle
At one time during the war Bob
Beasly and myself were chums and t
friends. We urank from the same 1
yanteen. and both of us where ar
-ested together whlc skinning a hog i
;hat had got lost in the woods. t
I was otherwise under some slight
>blig;ations to B3easly. lie saved my
ife at the siege of Indianol:a. 'exas, I
n 1863. A large cannon ball passed t
liagonally throughl my body while t
ve were getting away from a Federal 1
attery. I would certainly have per
shed if Beasly had not. at the risk of s
iis life, carried n to a place of safe- c
v on his horse. And yet I subse
luently forbade him to speak to y
My reason for breaking friendship b
tith l3easly was a very simple one.
discovered that he was not truthful, a
f there is anything in the world I t
etest it is an untruthfu' man. I- l
on't mind a friend becomingin mod- y
rately intoxicated occasionally. I
an even over:ook loss of memory on
he part of a friend who forgets to S
av back small sums of money he
iy have borrowed, but for the man
-o wilfully exaggeCrates I have no r
ubsequent use. Strictly truthful my- n
elf-never indulging in the slight- b
St deviation from veracity-I can
ct tolerate lying in at friend. e:
I first began to suspel"t Beasly of tc
ing one day in camp. when he told ti
queer story about a meteor chasing ul
i. in broad daylight around a barn, p
nd following him up a tree and s<
cross a creek ; but I thought perhaps o
iat was only his careless way of w
lling the story. '
One day while we were discussing a
e intelligence of the ditTerent ani- Ili
mils. and I had told him a story d
bout a hunting dog I owned that u
ould imitate the call of the wild 1;
irkey, lie said :o
"Alex. did I ever tell you about t
iat tame crab I owned in G alveston. o
efore the war ?'' b
"No, you never did. that I renem- e
Swcn.. before I owne'd that crab '1
sed to think that dogs were intelli- to
ent, but that crab laid over them u
11. One day I was seated on a log o
ear the beach at Galveston, when jL
omething gave me a dreadful pinch S
n the leg. and I saw a crab as big ci
s a soup plate hurrying toward the 'T
rater. I headed him off. At first I S
ouig.t I would kill him on the spot, t
ut on reflection 1 tied lim up in my e
andkerchief and took him home, for t
was partial to boiled crab." t
"Whiat sort of a crab was it ?"'
-It was apparently. an ordinary s
rab. When 1 got him home I told y
usai-that's my wife's name-to t
Irop him into a pot of boiling water r
id have him for supper- When the e
rab heard me say this he held up e
i claws. as if b)egging for life."
"O, pshaw !"'
"I thought so, at least, so I said to
musan: 'Let him live. I can do
ithout crab to-night.' And then I
-ou should have seen the p)oor crea
tire frisk around and wag his all I
rith gratitude-just like a dog. iIe
ras so grateful that from that time
m he would go out in the yard every
norning, and bring me in the morn
g paper from where the carrier boy
ad thrown it."
"Look here, Beasly !~
"Fact. I assure you. I believe I
ould have taught that crab to shave
ne, it was so intelligent and willing.
Alen I went down town of an even
ng to play a game of billiards, I
vould take him along, and lie amused
he people to see him play with me.
)ne evening i forgot to take Bar
holomew along. We used to call
iim Bartholomew. I was busy mak
ng a run at the billiard table, when
felt something pull at my p:mts, I
nd looking down. there I saw Bar
holomew. As I afterwards learned,
e had been to every billiard saloon
n Galveston looking for me."
1 didn't say much. I could not
1elp thinking that Beasly was exag
;erating a little, so I said:
"Beasly, sooner or later you will tell
lownright lies, if you don't put on
he brakes.'
-I might do that if I waro~t care
'ul to confine myselt to facts," he
eplied; ' but you will be astonished
wheni I tell von how Bartholomew
~ollowed me to Houstor'.
"Why, Houston is fifty miles from
3 alvestoa"
"I know it. Just before I left I
saidl to my wife : -Susan, I am go
.ng to hIouston this' afternoon; be
:arefu to shut up Bartholomew; or
ie wilt follow me. Shte said she
would lock him up, so I went on to
Iouston. Next morning I was sit-|
ing in a cofTee house in Houston.
taking a cup of coffee with 1)an Mc
Garry of the h.ouston Jle(. wvhein in
walk-s ,41mo1nmew"
"You say that crab had walked N
)ackwards the entire distance fiom
,alveston to Houston ?" T
--Walk ? No, of course not. Bar
holomew was no such fool as that. I
Ie came up on the night train; and
s a crab has to go backwards. lie
ad actually purchased a 1omn trip en
icket,' concluded Beaslv. si
That story settled my relations th
-ith Beasly. I refused to mess with sv
im any longer, and a few days after- lih
erwards, while we were in the tre.- rie
lies around Indianola, Beasly was of
illed by a Federal shell. as big as a
.our barrel, while lie was telling that toi
ame crab story to the captain of the co:
onpany. One of Beasly's shoes mE
as found a mile and a quarter from
-here he was killed, and the captain iai
'ho was sitting right along side of et
im was not touched. na
I had always been truthful, but ap
fter the death of Beasly I was par- it
cularly so; and in order to have as ev(
ttle teiptation as possible to de (le
iate from the truth. I became a shiE
murnalist..-T('.-ru Si f/in,,- wa
.e. va
eizure of Confederate Cotton. wr<
Immediately subsequent to the sur- wil
mnder agents of the Treasury Depart
ent were sent South to seize cotton hin
alonging to the Confederate govern
ent. In fact the Conf ;derate gov- \
-ument had very little cotton subject
seizure. but these agents seized all i
e cotton they could lay their hands 'to
Jon. Much of it they sold and ap- gra
-opriated to their own purposes;
mme was sold at New York and at lie
,her points and the proceeds thercof t
ere turned into the United State
reasury. where it still remains. The aph
nount is large, running into the mil
ons. The Supreme Court has deci
ed that the government has no claim
pon this money. but that it rightful
belongs to those who were robbed th
f it. An effort is going to be made
recover it. Many, perhaps most
f the original claimants are dead.
ut any amount that should be recov
red should go to their heirs and rep- al
esentatives. , 1f
The proposition is to ask Congress
> pass a bill allowing all claimants
pon the fund to go before the Court se
f Claims and prove their claims,
ist as claimants under the French l
poliation bill are now permitted to lii
o. This is no Southern war claim.
he war was over when many of the ha
outhern people were despoiled of les
e little cotton which they had say- is
l from the wreck. 'rie highest tri- a
unal of the land has declred thatss
mis money does not belong to the
overnment. It is the duty . of the ca
overnment then to ascertain to tre
rhom it does rightfully belong and
: make restitution. It may be a
atter of importance to those inter- tit
sted to give the matter immediate
.ttention.-Mucont Messengjer- tr:
He Didn't Know the Mar.. in
There was a musical entertain- tu
rent in the palatial mansion of Col. fri
)uby Bigbug. Miss Birdie Bigbug of
uays on the piano. She is not much hi
f a player, but her folks think that si
here is nothing more for her to learn.
kmong the guests was a stranger, who
appened to be a musical genius. st
iter Miss Bigbug had pounded the i
strumnent until the house had shook
o its foundations, a young gentle
an asked the stranger what liea
hought of the young lady s play- th
"It surpasses my expectations," lie~
"You dont say so,'' said the die- p
ighted young man.
"Yes. I do I never expected it
vas possible for anybody to play so at
ttrociously as that." a
The young man was Tom Bigbug' ca
ie brother of tile unsurp)assed per- se
ormr-a fact that the stranger did cl
iot discover until lie regained con- c
ciousness in the hospital two hours
.fterward.-Texas Siftings.
Military Tactics.
Lt. Preston Ingelow, who is a
>rominent staff officer of the Travis
ifles, was instructing a recruit as his v
luties towards his ranking officer. .g,
"What does the p)rivate soldier owe 0n
us superier officer?" asked Lt. Inge
"Nothing at all, I reckon. I know
'd be scared to try and borrow any to
noney from my superior officers. re
Besides. I don't believe they have pI
ot any money to lend. I notice^
hey always tell the bar-keeper to
'hang 'em up.' ''b
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vw. er,-,.y C. --1 . f
ew York's Debtors' Prisor
From the New York Heral .
flie existence of a debto:s' priso
the midst ofi a great and enligh
ed city like New York and th
ITerings of the prisoners confine
are have attracted the attention c
mpathizers in the cause of p ersona
erty the whole country over. St<
s are toIl of men spentiing year
their lives in a hopeless struggi
ainst the rapacity of their cred
rs and the law's delays; of thei
ming into the prison strong. health
mf -and leaving it physical wrecks
Tihere is a prisoner in Ludlow strec
1 to-day whose case, if known, wou!
,ite general sympathy and indig
tion. This poor creature, whos
parent lack of intelligence make
a matter of wonder that he coul
?r have had wit enough to incur
it which would put him within the
rifs jurisdiction, can he seer
Iking up and down the priso
d. evidently brooding over hi,
ngs and the coldness of an un
ling world. le never speaks. no
I the display of sympathy by !:in:
trted persons elicit anything fron
but an inarticulate sound whicl:
iveys no intelligible meaning
iether it is that his wrongs hav<
ught this mental ruin upon ti<
soner. or whether it is attributabl<
temperamental exclusiveness. ag
.vated by long confnenent. it ih
ticult to determine;wt:ichever it be
is none the less an object o
[he poor fellow is as p)eculiar ir
)earance as lie is in his actions
is not a negro. but he is as blacl
one, and his clothing is of thE
ne sable color. A more melan
ly picture can hardly be imagine
tn he presents on his mornin;
lks. le h:as no :ricnds within th
.1 nor apparently without, for n,
e ever calls upon him. His coui
1-whoever he is--never appear
d his case cannot be receiving th
tenticn it deser:es. In fact, r
e seems to know what his case i
e never talks about his affairs, an
emns to prefer that no one shoul
luire into them. le has apparen
no money, and it is supposed ths
is one of those inexpressibly sa
tances where a living creatur
a become stranded in this remorse
s prison-as many a poor fellos
to-ay-forgotten by his friend
d fighting his way to liberty, in a.
ted. penniless and alone.
Dne of the saddest features of tb
se is the manner in which hei
ated by his fellow-prisoners. On
uid suppose he would receive or
the kindness his misfortunes er
e him to, but this is, unfortunat4
not the case. He is, on the coi
ry, the butt of the whole jail
rse remarks about him are mad
his presence which only the ol
seness of his intellect can prevex
>mn leaving their sting. All kini
opprobrious names are applied I
i without occasioning the lea
ow of resenltrnent upon his par
id, in fact, his utter helplessnes
stead of being a protection to hii
ems to incite all the worst i
incts of the persons with whom I
thrown in contact.
It is currently reported that ti
isoner has made several ineffectu
tempts at escape by getting ov
e high wall in the rear of the pris
ird, and the most cruel and u
cessary precautions have bet
ken to prevent their recurrent
ersons whose general reputation f
~racity entitles themi to creden
.y that after one or two of the futi
tempts at flight tihe poor fellow h
tually been incarcerated in an ir<
e.e and that at times he has he~
en in the yard with some kind
o attached to one of his feet. I
edible as such cruelty would see
this enlightened age, there ai
rsons whmo will vouch for the trol
the above statements. Sever;
ipeals have been made to the pr
r authorities to have the rigor
s rison life relaxedl, but wih i
parnt results. It is. indeed,
rification of the old adage th~
hat is everybody's business is
It is hoped tuat -shen the attentic
a kind-hearted p)ublic is calledt
e matter something may be dont
:.herwise hopeless insanity (symi
ms of which are not wanting a
ady) or death may bring the po
'isoner his long delayed releas
othing has been discovered of ti
erlv life or antecedents of "Blac
>hunie," as thme prisoner is calle
it it is generally understood th
comes from the country and b
ns to a class of beings who infe
rfields and commit aggravat ii
at not very serious depredations u
the growing crops. In fact, lhe
crw, presented to the jolly ward
I Ludlow street jail by an admiril
Madly in Love.
New York Tclcgram.
n As she drove up to the church the
Princess Beatrice looked sad and un
e comfortable. while her eyes were
i much swollen. The Qneen, in all her
f niagniticence, gave one the impres
1 sion of a fond and foolish mother who
was sacrificing her only child. The
s Queen is quite gray, but her fact
e looks well. Prince Henry is one of
the hancdsomic-st of men. superbly
r healthy and soldi-r-like in his ap
y pearance, and has . rare charm of
expression. and he took the greatest
t pains to smile and nod.to the crowd.
The Princess seemed.to be madly in
love with him and. du-ring the drive
from the church. she had eyes only
; for him, and they chatted and laugh
1 ed, almost ignoring the crowd. She
seemed very fair and buxom in her
low-cut satin, lace and orange bios
Sani Jones' Wife.
Rev. Sam Jones preached here to
night from the 9th chapter of Zacha
riah. 12th verse : -Turn to the
threshold, ye prisoners of hope; even
to day I declare " ill render double
pay unto y,u." Among the many
noticeable points made was that in
which he had said : "You have seen
an old dog jump into the yard where
scrans of bred and meat lay in pro
fusion, and he would pick up an old
bone. ju'np over the fence, lay down
and growl." The discourse was one
series of witticism, original utteran
ces and humorous sayings. About
1,400 people came to hear Rev. Sam,
but only about 800 could get into the
house. Mr. Jones married Miss Laura
McElwain, deceased, who lived about
three and a half miles Northeast of
c Eminence, where her mother still re
sides, and whose guests the family of
Mr. Jones are and have Leen for the
past two weeks. A gentleman asked
his wife a few days since if she was
not proud of her husband. She re
plied that she would rather Ud SM
d Jones's wife than to be the wife of
the President.-From au Eminence.
(Ky.) Speciul.
t On The Train.
- "I sorter like Cleveland, although
- I didn't vote for him," said an old
farmer on a Hudson river train, to -
a his neighbor.
- "So you are satisfied with his ad
ministration," replied the well dress
Sed gentleman.
3 "Yes, there is some good points
e about him. HIe isn't a dujde like
- Arthur, who never said anything or
-did anything in his life but look pret
ty. Did you hear what Cleveland
said the other day about his being
- boiled in hell if lie removed any man
e without a cause."
S"Yes, that's pretty strong lan
Lt guage."
.s "That's the sorter talk I like. -I
0 admire a man who rakes with the
it teeth upward. Arthur held the rake
b the other way when he raked."
s, The gentleman with whom the far
a mer was talking smiled a very pecu
Sliar smile. He happened to be ex
leGov. Cornell -Texas Si ftings.
Ie Miss Rose Cleveland's Book has
al reached itss.twelfth edition, and al
er ready over 50,000 copies have been
m sold. Miss Cleveland has received
nan autograph letter from the Empress
m of Russia, requesting that the book
e- be translated into the Russian lan
>r guage. The writer says she likes the
eC work and makes the request on b)e
le half of her country-women. This
i work is now being done. It is also
n in process of translation into Ger
n man, French and Italian. These
3translations are all made because of
- earnest requests. so general as to
become demands. From Italy there
-ewere letters written by the legation
asking for it.
Printed on the Rapidan
0 Fr.'m the Aiken Journal and Review.
a. Dr. B. I. Tegehas kidylaid
ton our table for inspection an origi
0 nal copy of The Rapidan, a written
newspaper 14 inches long by 12
owide, published in the camp of the
Army of Northern Virginia in the
year 1804. It is neatly gotten up
and has quite an amusing illustration
on its second page. The terms in
e scribed at its head is "Four sheets of
k paper and a candle or a one dollar
1, Confederate note."
What You Want to Enow.
eEverrbody wants an honest answ'er :o this
st, simple question: What is the best med leine to
1regulate thze towels, care costiveness and bil'
.liou,ness, help the digestion and give strenath
. to the whole system ? People ask, us this
is every day. We answer, Park-er's Tonic. Its
npleasant" to the taste. All the children lke it.
Mothers all praise it. It will save a thousand.
times its cost in every family.-Editor Westernl
rs. 8-3-i1a.

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