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tfSKIi .WATCH"MA'S. Established April, IS50.
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fetfifteteii Aug.- 2. ISSI.]
"Be Just and Fear not-Let all tie Ends thou Aims't at, be thy Country's, thy God's, and Truth's.'
THE TRUE SOUTH HON, Established jun?, 1866.
Sew Series-Yoi. ?. 3fo- 17.
Pablisiied e?ery Tuesday,
J^tehanan- and Southron s'Pulllshing
5 Company,
- ? ?I? ' -T? T . TERMS :
Two Dollars per. annum-in advance.
* p^e^ji^e.-first &iseFtion...-.-Si 00 j
^r?rj's?i^eqcent insertion. 50 j
1?OT&&LC\S ?of#hreermontas, or longer w ill i
be made at reduced rates.
All comjm?nhati?ns: which subserve private j
interests wlf?b^?hli'rged for as advertisemer/s. \
Obituaries "and tributes of respect '.viii be t
_*?j&^ort)JT? \_ j
ilamage'notices and" notices of deaths pub- i
e. Forjob?wprk.orfe?ntracts, fq,r jid-eertising .
??Ki^?^o^^SMr^o?5/W*?n,v or ?T>ply at j
the Office, to N. G. OSTE?N,
->'l -Business Manager, j
ETt$OWjLL,E,,in Charleston County,,'
eighteen^Toiles above MouatrPleasaot, most j
~r+4fcvcai>\f ;aad beautifully-Tskuated od See ?
^Wee 'Bay." with ? good lancing for. ves- j
.jj|ela>bf?it:'to ?6;fee^d?afo \ The place is quite I
healthy, with fish and game in abundance, ?
and the soil quite productive, being adapted j
to both Cotton and provisions. ' The -finest j
. quality of Long Staple Cotton hasbeengrown 1
,p.pon ifry^It contains between eight and nine
l^rpr3$?cres^j[^e pjwt?f'which is well
^?wooded and timbered,. ^ The place., is in need j
'"^tof ?egairs* but it his on it a dwelling house, j
-jj- In ?piojd cpnd|t?oin; apd scrau? out-buildings. |
1 ? To ?g^d tenant, who wifl obligate to put j
the place in order, a favorable lease will be j
gives? fictif Referred it. will be sold for a i
fair pticev '?" ' '
?pr fatfim par?c?j ars^mnlv t?. . i
.a^DITX li '^5r-G. OSTEEN, ?
?.C. i
_|/*-*seV?n miles 'from Sumter. Will be}
let to a eood tenant at a reasonable rent.
For farther information 'apply at this office, j
Oct. 4 j
FTH. FpLSqM, ~ L. WTF?LS?M. j
F.JrF?lS?^ ? BIO.
* <> ?y<ztive-l?rn Suintonians.
Practic?. Watchmakers and Jewelers, j
Main- Street, opposite John lie-id's, j
***** * DEAL?CTiS IS j
_Wp,"fcc?ies, Clocks, j
Stf&tacIesT Silbar and Plated ^"are, !
Sewing Machine Needles, Oils, Etc. I
General Repairing done at Conscientious j
' - "Price's!" " *' j
Give us a call and be continced.
Oct 25 -gjgg _3m j
IT > : _: ^ i
Ep^J?li^^^Coox?isibos^ incipient Coma,
Paralyssi, Nervous Debility. .i>rain Ex?
citement; Insanity ia many' forms,
- and in all cases-wbere the Brain
or Nervous System has been ?
It tranquilizes the Brain, and removes dis?
orders of obstinate standing. It-restores the
mind, removes Nervousness, feeds new pow?
er, tones up the Brain, invigorates Digestion
andJLhe General Health, and imparts strength
to the exhausted Menta! and Physical Or?
gans.. Mantif acta red on.'y by
WM. A. G?B3?M.
u . .. . .-..
Corner of King and Queen Streets,
"W. A. Gibson, Esq., Druggist, Charleston, ;
S.C.-Dear Sir: Since my daughter took:
tiie first "dose of your medicine you sent ber ;
she has not had one fit. Before that she used j
to have them every day, at least one, and as ;
many as two, three, six and nine a day, for j
the past eight j-ears. Words cannot express;
our joy and delight over the wonderful action
of your medicine on her whole system. We :
cheerfully recommend those afflicted to trv it. :
.MRS. C. HASELDEN. Adams Pun. S. C. j
Mr. Wm. A. Gibson, Druggist. Charleston. j
"S. C.-Dear Sir : Your medicine has acted;'
like a charm on my son, who has been afflict- i
.ed with Epileptic Fits for over six years. Thc j '
medicinal effect has been a source of joy ar-d j .
happiness, as he bas not had one in 'eight1
months.^ H. M. MACWOOD. ! :
No. 4 Franklin st., Charleston, S.C. JV
Mr. Wm. A. GibsoD, Druggist, Cv . King ?
and Queen Sts.: This is to certify mat my ;
wife has been suffering for years with Epilep- !
tic fits to such au estent that ? could never
leave her alone without a great deal of anxie?
ty. Many times I had to leave ber in charge j ?
of my store, but not until I would administer !
to her a dose of your medicine, that I would ! 1
feel safe to leave her. And now she is peril-el- j 1
ly well, having had no return of fits since. ;
And while I use the remedy I consider it a ; (
-balm to her, and advise any one who surfers ? ,
from Nervousness or Epileptic Fits to used it , !
at once and be restored to health.
Oct 25 King St., Charleston, S. C. j
j located JIOTEL having beeL entirely
renovated during the past Summer is now
cread y for the reception of the traveling public. ;
Popular prices S2 aud 2.50 per day. j ]
Special rates for Commercial Trawicrs.
E. T. GA?LLAilO, i
Oct 25 _proprietor; <
SUMTER, S. C.. November 7, ISSI. ?,
JL the County Commissioners on the fifth j
day of December next, for the position ol'Su- (
perinteodent of the Poor House. Bond :':id >
Security will be required. Superintendent ?
appointed, to take possession cn January 1st,
Proposals must be in writing, and handed '?
in to this office by 12 M. on the 5th of Dccem- i
ber. !
T. V. WALbfl. ! i
Clerk Buar? Couj'tv Com'rs. i
November 8 . 4t
RICHMOND, VA., November I, 1881.
Memoranda of Arrangement of Round-Trip Rates, Tickets,
Routes of Transportation, and Advantages offered for the
formation of Parries of Visitors to the
At Atlanta, Georgia, -
From the Territory traversed or readied by the Railways of the Atlantic
Coast Linc.
nm iii
0F ! I?EI?EIN* ENCM*It AT'T> !
Wndesboro',....... j
Florence........... j
Co lumbla,..--._?3
Sa iK ter,.
2 i Er
.| ? uaj-s
[j ?snmp.
! ' UALS.
For Condition
of which
of Sale and Use
FCC .Vole?.
of; ten
en eh.
i -
! 2
i I
! 2
2davs. :S22 U0
2 " i 23 ('<>
2 :; IS 25
2 !j 24 00
.! 12 SO
2 ?j 15 uO
2 j 15 00
1 I j 12- 00
2 '; 23 00
2 lt 21 00
2 ??IS 25
2 ? 14 55
19 JO
IC 90
21 2"
? 65
13 25
12 35
9 55
20 00
ir ss
13 15
ll 00
I Parties
i twen ty
j C.I ch. !
IC 35
lo 15
14 50
3S 20
12 55
3 DI
C. j
encl;, j
13 45
12 30
15 15
10 45
9 45!
5 S5'
6 SOj
14 25 s
12 75
0 40
7 90
bf fifty
" j ii 90
io :
10 00
12 10
S 40
7 55
7 JO
5 50
11 40
10 20
7 50
6 30
NOTE.-9 via Wilmington. & Weldon Railroad and Columbia.
NOTE.-10 via Wilmington, Columbia & Augusta Richmond and Columbia.
Movement of all parties on contract rates in groups A. B, C, and D, will bc only via Co?
lumbia, Columbia and Greenville and Atlanta and Charlotte Air-Line Railway Division, and
tickets will read accordingly.
The Round-Trip Tickets herein named when used singly, are of a specific contract form,
void if transferred to other ?han original purcfiascrs, and authorize the requirement of identifica?
tion of said purchasers, at the option of thc Railway's Agents or Conductors.
To-the end of affording increased facilities for visiting the Exposition, Contract Tickets,
adapted to parties of the size herein named, are likewise offered. They embrace all the stipu?
lations of single tickets, with the additional one. thal they are good for transportation to At?
lanta only when presented on Trains in connection with all others of the sjjceifc clans they be?
long ito; cs 2>cr the vrices given.
- Holders of these tickets may return upon them sinftly, within the period,cf their validity,
provided they are the original purchasers and identify themselves accordingly;.
_ ^A.n office for the id eat i Scat ion of purchasers and stamping of return-coupons has been es?
tablished at the Union Depot-in Atlanta. It will be opened 30 minutes prior to the departure
of the trains.
None of the conditions of these ticket? will be changed in any respect.
investigation of th.e appliances for personal comfort, lodging, atm food, means of transit
between Atlanta and tho Exposition Grounds, authorizes thc assurance that ali clements exist
contribu:ing to a pleasant.and economical visit.
" For all information not contained in this advertisement, apply to the undersigned or to the
Station Agents of the Railways at interest. A. POPE,
Nov;-15c-; Zt ~. ' ~> General Passenger A pent.
OX and after Now Otb. ISSI, the following
schedule will be run i>n this Hoad:
(Nos. 47 "West and 4S East.)
Lenee "Wilmington'.. .10 40 p m
Arrive a- Floreacc.... 3 00 a m
Leave Florence.... 3 20 a m
Leave -SamUT...;. 4 52 a a
Arrive ai Columbia-. 6 4? a m
Leave Colr/robia.10 00 p m
Leave Sustuer.. .12 OS a m
Arriverai Florence ......... .......... 1 30 a m
Leave FWre ice. I 55 a m
Arrice at Wilmington... fi 20 a in
This Train stops only at BrinkleyV. White
viPe. Flemington, Fair BluSf, Marion. Flbrenoe,
TimmonsviUe. Mayesville, Sumter, Camden
Junction and Eastover.
Daily, except Sundays.
Leave Florence.ll 40 p m
Lesivo Sumter . 2 2S a m
Arrive at Columbia. 5 30 a m
Leave Cv!umbi?.-.:. 5 00 p m
Leave Sumter_._.. S 20 p m
Arrive at Florence. II IO p ra
i.ooi. FREIGHT- (Daily except Sunday.)
Leave Florence._. 0 <?!) a tu
Arrive at Sumter. !0 55 a ni
Leave Su ai ter.-..II 40 a m
Arrive at Columbia . 4 00 p ta
Leave Columbia. 7 00 a m
Arrive at Sumter.ll 15 a lil
Lrfavc Sumter..'2 15 p ni
Arrive at florence. 5?? o m
A. PO-*K. G. P. A.
JOHN F. DI7'NH. <:tac-.:l MD/:._
Columbia, and Grs&sSlla Hail BcacL
COLG*5.'A, S. .C.. Aucust Si, ISSI.
1st, iSSI, Passenger Trains, will" ron as
nerewUh indicated,, upon" this road and its
oraucucs-Daily except Sundays :
No.'42 Up Passenger.
Leave Colombia (Aj. ... ....... . .... ll 20 a rn
Leave Abtun..-.-..12 26 p tn
Leave Newberry. ."1 21 r, m
Leave Hedges. 3 52 p m
L?ave Beiron . . 5 05 p tu
Arrive at Grecuvi?le. C 27 p m
>\>. 42 Down Passenger.
Leave Grec-.)ville- :;*.."..10 33 a nt
Leave Briton. .II 57 a :n
Leave II ody. s......... 1 12 p sc
Leave Newberry. 3 ?7 p m
Leave A L?teos. 4 46 p m
Arrive at Columbia ?FJ . 5 50 p tu
Sl'-V"TANTI; pfl. CMI'.V & CoLCMaiA lt. lt.
S<). 42 Up passenger.
Leave Alston. 12 40 p ia
Leave Spa' ra?!>.urg, S U ? C Def. .< iii) 4 ?3 p m
Arrive .Spartanbury K ? D Depot (!.:; 4 12 ?> m
No; 43 Down Passenger.
Leave Spartaitburg K ?? D i'-.-j-.; ( !!) 12 4S p m
Leave Spartanbarg S U ? C Depot (G )
Leave Uoion.
Arrive at Alston .
Leave Newberry. .
A tri vc ai Laurens C II.
Leave Laurens C. Ii ....
Arrive at Newberry.
AssEvil.t.E BR.ANC:?.
Leave Hodge*.
Arrive f.t Abbeville.
L?save Abbeville.
Arrive at Koslges.
Leave Belton.
Leave Anderson.
Leave RCIKITM. .
Leave S???a.ea : C) .
Arrive ::r. >V dita Ila.
Leave WK ?ha tia.
Leave He:: - a (!>).
Leave Pendleton.
Leave Anderson- ...
Arr.ve at BeU- n .
On-8 nd a ftc* above date 'thro ugh cars will be
?un be" wees Columbia and iTeadcrsGiiviilc with.?
uut tba ti ge.
A-With South Carolina Bail Bond from
Charie^tou; w?*h Wilmington Colombia ? Au
??us ta lt it 'ro:;; W?mington and all point? rjorlh
hereof: vvsrh Charlotte. C'dnaibia ?& Augusta
Ua? Road from Charlotte and points liyrtli
B-With Asheville & Spartanburg Kail Road
"or points tu Wes!esN. C.
C.-With A. & C. Div. K & D. R. K. for all
>oints South and West
D-With A. J? C. Div. R. ? D. B. R. from At
anta and beyond.
E-With ? A C. Div. R. A D- B. R. for all
[><duts S?nih .sad West
F-With Sotuli Carolina Rai! Ro?d l";r Char
>:.-ron : with Wilmington, Coio'iibia ?fc Augusta
Kai1 lt?.ad itv Wittr.iiigton and the '.<?::'. : v'vli
Charlotte. Conimbia tfe Augusta Rail Road .'"<
Charlotte aad i :>c Xor:h.
('. -With Ashevii'.e & Spartanburg Rail "-toad
[r..!t. tb.'ti'OM'M-.iv'?'e.
li-With A. .1 C. Div. R. & D- R.B. from
Chai ti.tte .1 beyond.
Standard rime used is Washington, D. C.,
which is fil'ieco minute!- fa>rcr than Coln;.?bia.
.1. W. FRY, Sup'u
A. POPE. General Pa>se:i?rer Agent.
Auyn? V.O. ISSI. if.
ftock-ho!ders ef ilse Sumter Park
Vv ilL BE JJE'.,[> U'N MONDAY, Til M
IHih November, at the ollice of thc .Secretary,
tt 12 o'clock.
Election of Officers takes ptare :U this
?eetiug: L'?IAS. ll. M<?iSh',
Sec. & Treas. S. P. & A. A.
Nov :o -t
South Carolina Railroad,
Passenger Trains on Camden Branch: will
run as fellows, until further noti.-e:
Leave Camden . ... . 7 -JO n ia
Leave Cam-ten Junction. S 45 ;t ni
At riv? ?it Cul um bia.ll CO a m
L?ave Columbia. 5 15 a rn... fi 1)0 p ni
Arrive Csituden Junction, li i'J a tu... 7 40 p ai
Arrive at Camden. 1 '0 p m... S 45 p m
(Daily except Sundays.)
Len vc Camden. 3 SO p v..
Leave Camden .'nae'. 5 "?7 j? sa
Arrive at Charleston. il? 20 p w
Arrive at Augusta. 7 40 a m
(Daily except Sundays.)
Leave Charleston. fi 30 n in
Leave Augusta. 7 00 p KI
Arrive Camden June*.11 10 a m
Arrive at Camden. J 10 p rn
Columbia and Greenville l?a'inwd buh wars-.,
for -il! p?i?rii? on that Road- and- on she S;.:?r
'anbury, uuioi: -.nd Cclumb'a and Spnrian?ii?rir
an?! Ashville Railroads, also tri tb the Ch a iv
K-t;e. Columbia and Autism RaiiMad u> sad
f:\nu aH points N^rlH by fait?? ?c?v?ng-C?ioden
::t 7 40 a m. a::d arriving at 3 45 p ?J.
Councetsons made?t Aygbs/fl t-i all p'dnf?
H'cs: and S??i;?h : also at Charleston with
Steamers for New Yo'rfc un I Fit-rida-^on Weil
ne?davs ?;:;: Satnrtlr.rs
On Saturdays ROUND TB IP TICKETS are
siAd to ?sid fr*.?m.a!l Smtb>ns':it-one first ein ss
Cue Tor the toan.} trip-'tickets being ~ -d :':'!
Monday noon, to re'urn. Exeurvior Sickels
good for I C. day s are roc,:;ia:ly '<r? sale to an.-!
irom. ali ?a?ciis at 6 cents per m'ie S/t round
trip. .
THROUGH TICKETS in all points, can ho
purchased by applying to -Ts? sues .Jones. Agent
at Camden. p. C. ALLEN.
General Passenger and T;c::ct Agent.
JOHN B. PECK, General Sup't.
Cha rle:-ion, S. C
On and afitr this date thc following Sche?
dule will be run.
Leave Charleston. Arrive Florence.
S 00 A. M.....12 55 ?\ M.
4 50 I?. M.ll 55 P M.
5 15 P. M.1 SO A. v.. ?
Leave Florence. Arrive Charleston.
3 20 A. M.7 30 A. M.
12 01 A. ir.7 50 A M.
1 05 p. M.5 35 P.
Train leaving Florence at 3 20 A. M. will
not slop ?br wav pnssei'gers.
J. E. DIVINE, Geu'l Supt.
P. L. CLEAPOIt, Gen"!. Ticket Agent.
Nov If?.
SoClPTV HILL. S. C., -May i':;. ISSI.
? o; ?bese Roads will rues as follows,-evcry
except S ii ii'la y.
Leave WaJesboro. S 10 ia
Leave RennetCs. i?C a m j
Leave Merren. ?? !5 a iii I
Leave >'cFarlati. V'?'?'J a tn !
Leave Cberaw.... ii' 15am ?
Leave Society Mi ? 1 . . i? 50 a iii j
Leave Darlingron . i I ;;5 ;. tu j
Arrive at Florence. 12 !i) i? u: !
UP. i
Leave Floreare. 12 ld p s:i j
Lea ve Darliog:-!]. 1 '2H u ia
Leave ccief, ii:!! . 2 iii p bl ?
Arrive ar Ci: era tv. 2 50 p m j
Arrive sit Wa desboro. 4 J5 p m j
Ihe freight train wi!! leare Florence sit 0 30 A \
'n every Jay except Sunday: making the ra? ?d ;
ir;?> lu Cberaw ev?ry day. siiid tv WadesOor? :.-> j
often ?is may be necessary-keeping "out o?- the
way ol passenger ?rain.
B D TOWNSEND. President.
Sealers h\ Fertilizers,
Cii.vm.ESYo:; November. 0 I SSI. -.
At the commcncemeiiT ut anbihcr business j
veac we achiiowlv;d'>?r with pleasure the pa-: j
I ron age a::d confidence o: our plantuig
friends. i
Robson's Cotton and Cern Fertilizer, .
Robson's Conpjimd Acid Phosphate, !
?.ave given very gratifying satisfaction. <?i;r ;
Cotton and Corn Fertilizer is one of* tin; high- ;
esl standard, it contains among other val- ?
nable ingrcdimenls 3 per cent, of Animonisi; :
I.1, j .er cent, of Potash, DJ per cent of availa- i
ole Phosphate. Having been among the first j
10 |i nt nul nee G?a?o in ibis State, wc can ?
cou?detitly i<-fer to our planling friends thsit |
d'?ring th'; series of years we have sohl tberu !
.M:-r-.;..-cs .ye 'nave always iii ve? a pur'> aciic'e. j
Every .Manure is tested. Wc otter the above 1
F?riiiiz<:-s for cash, time or cot m H.
Planters ?nlerTng iiomwlmiely will bc !
.'iliowed io tim ls! of April tu decide which .
11 ivy ?.refer. c:??b or time. An order 'or stear
Jbad of teri K?ns w?l'j bu scot free "l .is avsipe,
'br a. less amount ?1 per t'ut will charged.
Nov 1^ On:
Blest be the lab'ring man,
Who works with ready hand.
Content to so'-v, tc reap, and mow,
And plough the barren land j
To fertilize the plain.
Ar.d make th' desert bloom
To plant the golden wheat and rye.
"Where erst was swampy gloom :
Thro' joy and sorrow here, in life's short
.My prayer shall be, God ke^p the lab-ring
man ;
Blest bc his rough, bard hands,
Embrowned with toil!
I love them, for they till
My country's soil !
Blest be his brave true heart,
Though silken vest,
And chains of jewelled gold
Fold not his breast !
Thr foremost form in liberty's proud van,
Earnest and true. God bless the lab'ring
j man !
Let soft-brained dandies sneer,
And rouge-daubed misses scorn
Shame! that in our fair land
Such dastards should be born !
Go on in hollow deeds,
Worse than a senseless void,
Thc laboring man's a glorious sun
And thou, aa asteroid !
Sweat, laborer, if thou wilt, angels' coral
wings shall fan
Thy heated brow and parched lips. God
bless the lab'ring mau !
The brave, strong sons of truth,
Defenders of the frail.
Ci: let their noble deeds be borne
Abroad by every gale.
Their faith and trust jr. Heaven,
Their standards raised on high,
Until the jicrgeous upper folds
Arc lost in ether sky !
Through joy and sorrow here, in lice's short
span, ' .
My prayer shall be, God bless the lab'ring
man !
Laura had been making out a bill.
Miss Hayden,
To Laura Stetson. Dr.
Satin overskirt.S-5 00
Paid out for same.12 00
Ruffing skirt, seven bias ruffles, corded
on both sides.15 00
Belr. with sash ends braided.1 00
Total.?53 00
"That's all," said the tired girl let?
ting her pencil drop, and breathing a
sigh of relief.
''I hope she will pay to-night," mur?
mured Mrs. Stetson
"She is well aware of our needs,"
was the sad reply. Af. the same time
slie carried her old habits ot soring
into her new life, for she knows I
shall not charge one-half thc price
that a regular dressmaker v?oidd.
Site would iiave to pay Mme. JolifJe
?100 at the least.77
"Well, its a shame," replied lier
mother, " that you can't get the reg?
ular price when you do your work as
well. Time was when your father
could have bought and sold Walter
Hayden, and now yen must work
your fingers off for his daughter, who
has neither your education, nor-77
'.Oh, don't mamma!''' pleaded Lau?
ra, with a little laugh that was partly
hysterical. "You only make it worse
for me, you see, calling up old times.
Just say it will ali cortie right in thc
Fail, as papa used to,77 and with the
smile still on her lips she turned the
troubled eyes away.
For poor, proud Laura, earning a
scanty living for her mother and her?
self, had a memory of the Haydens
hidden in her heart.
When Bart Hayden had gone array,
only a year before, she had thought
of him for months aller, nay, even till
now, with quickened pulse and height?
ened color. Tito Haydens were not
! wealthy then ; but within a short
time they had come into a fortune,
and i: was rumored that young Bart 1
was also growing rich through lucky
It was just niue months since the
death of Laura's father. He had drop?
ped down suddenly, while apparently
in tho full enjoyment of health : and ;
after the funeral it was found that his 1
affairs were in a very tangled condi?
tion. In fact, only a small house was 1
left, to the widow, through theconsid- \
oration of creditors, and that far /rom ]
comfortably furnished.
Laura, the child of wealth and fa?":- 1
ion, her father's idol, a delicate. :
thoroughbred, elegant girl, who had :
haretofore sunned herself in the warm 1
rays ci'prosperity, and hardly knew ]
whether she hud a heart or nu!, proved 1
herself a heroine. Whatever she
could find to do, she worked at with 1
all her heart. Plain sewing, embroid?
ery, dressmaking, for which she had
a talent, and concerning which she
had often laughingly said that if she 1
had not been rich she might have '
been famous, everything was under- '
taken willingly. She accepted the .
situai ion, though not without some '
struggles with pride and matty secret 1
tears. Mrs. Stetson thought of the '
time when a carriage was at the call 1
other beautiful darling.
"Dear, can't ] take it ?" she asked .
gazing at her anxiously. "You look f
"I am iii-that is, my head ache's ;
but tiie walk will do mc good/' Laura ? 1
responded, trying to look bright. "Do
you think ? would let you carry home j
my work? No, indeed!''7 and she '
bent (.vcr and kissed her mother's '
Out in the open air she felt belter.
Tho previous depression from which (
sin.- suffered gradually left her, and she
bc,'.!;;r interested in til" sight s and 1
sounds ab<>uf her. :*omo ci' her for j 1
mer aeonaintanc :s passed her, u few '
willi a nod of recognition, br.4 most '
without noticing her at ai! -little
tiri rigs these wen;, but sim held her j ?
bundlos firmly, lillee! her head a trille, ''
and passed bravely on. Turning a
corner she came lull upon au unex?
pected tablea u. A smartly dressed '
boy, with foal her in his cap, kicked ,
and struggled with his nurse, who 1
vainly palled tin) obstinaie child till 1
her face was purple.
"Why, Lucy! Why, Benny !7; ex-j
claimed Laura, for the girl was nurse- j 1
maid at l?i? IJaydens7, and Benny the !
... .iit:e;esi hope of the house. " WhatVj '
ail this
"'Deed.. Miss, lie's awful," said tl
girl, nearly crying. "When lie malo
up his mind, it's a tiger lie is, mis
Jest see him now ?"
Laura spoke a few words to the ho
in a low tone, and lie ceased sim;
gib) g for it tn onion t.
"We're all at sixes and sevens,
said thc nurse, "and the misses ib o
ful nervous. ?Ir. Barth's just re tur:
ed from Californy, without no wan
ing, and brought a beautiful youn
lady with him. I do suppose it's li
wife, from what i heard-and it qui!
upset the misses, and made such
time. Now, Benny, there's 'hat pi
licemar; ; so yon better come.'7
Lauia heard, and for a momeu
street and houses whirled round s
that she had much to do io keep he
self from fainting. The words ran
in her ears. "I db suppose it's Iii
wife.'"' The strange and sudden r<
val si on of feeling passed, howevei
leaving uer deadly paie. Certain],
Bart had a perfect right to get mai
ried ; a perfect right to forget her
of course bc had. . lien had don
such things ever since the flood, an
would probably, to the end of lime.
The blood burnt her face now ; bu
as she came in sight of the dwelling i
receded, leaving her pale and almos
She stormed at herself for being s<
supreme!}* foolish ; but the tears wer
very near her tired eyes, for ali that
Huge trunks blocked up thc hail
A loud cheery voice sounded, tba
struck woefully against her hearl
and thc first person she saw was stal
wart, handsome Bart lliiyden, jus
coming forward as he issued his or
flers to the men who were laking tin
boxes up stairs.
"Laura-my dear Miss Stetson !'
exclaimed thc vuung man, hurrv-inj
toward her.
But Laura's face was like steel
She made a cold little bow.
"Welcome home, Mr. Hayden,'
she said, in a set, cold voice. "]
came to bring some-,; she coull
not say work-"something for youl
sister. I generally go to lier room
Is she there ?"
Ile fell back a little. Strange how
the light went out of his face. .
"I-I rather think she may be eu
gaged," ho said in a blundering, con
fused way ; there might have been r
little anger in the voice, "but-yes.
perhaps you had better go up," anc
he turned on his heel.
"ile didn't like to speak of his wife,
and no wonder," half sobbed Laura tc
"What in the deuce makes her act
so coldly ?" muttered young Hayden;
then in a tenderer voice, "poor little
thing ! it's pride, I suppose ; but she
might have seemed just the least bit
glad to see me, I think," and then he
kicked a box out of his path, and
went moodily to the door.
Anne Hayden was alone.
"?o glad you brought it," she
cried; "and oil ! doesn't it look beau?
tiful ?" and she shook out the creamy
satin with exclamations of delight.
"Sit down, won't you ? I've so
much to tell you. Bart has come
"Yes, I know it : but T can't wait
-not a second. It wi!] be getting
dusk, and-and-." Sue grew
desperate with the fear that Anne
should see the tears, and stooping
snatched up the bil!, and placed ic in
the hand, of her patroness.
"Oh, I'm so sorry ! Suppose you
won't arne waiting for the pay till
next wee!-: ?"
"We arc out of coal and wood,"
said Lama, her cheeks crimson, "and
in fact, wc need the money.'7
"Dear me ? Dear me ! I was so
thoughtless as to spend every cent 1
had. But slop-I'll go down and ask
Laura felt as if she .could sink
through thc floor.
"Stop." she paid; detaining Anne
by a hold on the arm, ber face quilo
white and pround again. "I can wait
-never mind."
"I'll run round, perhaps. Must you
rro? Yon don't know how much I've
to tell you. Wei!, then, good might."
Laura had not worn brr veil. The
[ears wore running down her cheeks
ns she hastily descended the steps of
inc house, and Bart Hayden, who
happened to be lhere, saw them.
Oh ! the humiliation to that proud
spirit ! She threw a half-deiiant glance
it the pitying face, then, with a ges?
ture that repelled him, she. almost
Clew down thc street, nor hardly
drew a breath till she was at home.
How dreary and meager it all look
id ! the few cheap dishes, the scanty
table cloth, the half-covered iiocr, the
worn-out chin'.z and lounge
"I'm dreadful tired, mamma; let
me lie down," she cried i : a sup- ?
pressed voice and threw herself on j
Lhe creaking old lounge.
" What is the mailer, my darling ? j
? see-she didn'l pay, of cou ?sc ; and ?
not a stick of wood in the house?. Oh ! J
lhe heartlessness, the wickedness ol'\
those who are rich 1"
A loud rap. Laura hid her face.
Her mother answered the call end in
strode Bart Hayden, almost deliantly.
"At least you will welcome me,
^.Xrs. Stetson," he said, thc old fine
.-.ir i g ia his voice.
Laura sat up, calm and cold again.
"Annie .sent this by me/' lie said, ?
md laida scaled envelope on the ta- j
.. When did you get home ?" asked ;
Mrs Stetson as soon as she had re- j
covered from her surprise. j
"Only :) lew hours ago," was Bart's j ,
eply. "I brought cousin Jack's LJ
?vif?.; with rn-* : she was ordered home-j
or her heal-h, am* J *.ck couldn't :
eave, so 1 I^ok Mattie in charge. f (
Poor girl, t am afraid home is not}{
joing lo help her much, or, indeed, j (
uiything else." j ,
Laura made au almost i tn pc ree p ti- | ,
Inc movement. She was tar iron: j
:old now ; lier very temples burned. ? .
"Well, froud ni:--' '." he said, steal- .
ing a glance at Laura as ii:- ?iros.', :i?- j (
cr answering .Mrs. Stetson's inou?- j,
ries. "I've done my errand, and : (
Mrs. Stetson, VIM!, at least, will let ; ,
me conn.1 some-lime's and talk with j ,
you, won't you, for tho sake ol' old ' i
[?ines ?" j ,
"To be sure !" was the quick an- i,
. . - ?
swcr, "if you will come toso humble
a place. Yon see bow the whee! 1ms
gone round with us. Poor Mr. Stet?
'.Yes I heard,''' he said, pityingly,
"long ago, Annie wrote me. But I
am not one of tue fickle kind, Mrs.
This with a reproachful glance at
Laura. .
"Good night I" he said the next
minute, and bowed to both women.
Ile had reached the door; when a
faint voice called :
ile came back with half-suppressed
eagerness in his manner ; his glance
wary, but anxious.
"1 was just a little rude to-night,77
she said, looking dangerously beauti?
ful in her humiliation. Please forget
"Indeed I will : and he seized her
pretty haiu.s, his ej-cs radiant. "I un?
derstand ! 0;i,- yes ! I quite under?
stand-y-ui were always such a sen?
sitive creature I77 So you forgive me,
eh V1 he blundered.
"It was you who were to forgive
mc, I believe,77 said Laura, demurely, j
her lips quivering, ready to cry and j
to laugh, too.
"Mrs. Stetson, will you allow me
to whisper?7' asked straightforward
"Certainly !'7 said the old lady, her
heart beating quicker. What is go-j
ing to happen '{ Had poverty done its i
worst for them ? Was tiicre, indeed, I
bright hope for the future :
Bart put his full, shining beard, !
close to Laura's car, and the second
time said the mystic words that so
long lingered in her memory.
Laura did not-repulse him. ?le felt
then that her heart belonged to him,
that it had never e;oue out to anv
Com?is seen from BaHoons.
Recently a paper by M. W. deFon
vielle was read before the Balloon So?
ciety, in which the author described
the appearance of comet "b,"1831, as
seen by him at midnight, from the
car of a balloon. Thc brilliancy of
the light which Che comet showed
when the balloon reached a height of
more than one thousand metres, in
Creased in a very large proportion,
notwithstanding the transparency of
the atmosphere. So far as could be
judged of similar changes without
the assistance of optical instruments,
it seemed that thc brilliancy had in?
creased about half beyond its normal
brilliancy as seen from the earth.
The tail was a little longer than seen
from the earth, but most remarkable
was the manner in which it terminat?
ed, for it was cut oil* straight, as if a
line were drawn over it horizontally
with a ruler. This singular circum
stance made M. de Fonvielle think
that the phenomenon might be termi?
nated by a fleecy cloud. The appear?
ance of the tail was as if produced by
legions of large stones traveling in
the planetary space independently
of the comet and having no other
connection with it than that ol being
temporarily lighted by the rays
which its atmosphere had caused to
deviate, more or less, from their natu?
ral route. These myriads of rem?
nants of worlds would therefore pro?
duce thc same ciYoet as dust lighted
hy a ray of sun admitted into a dark
room through a'crevicc. M. dc Fon
ville dwelt upon this theory at some
length, and insisted that it was to
this causo that the zodiacal l??rhfc was
in all probability to be attributed,
lie also insisted that astronomical in?
vestigations should include balloon?
Mr. Topnoody wont to the minstrels
last night, and the funny connundrums
and jokes he heard set bini to thinking. !
at break fast bc bogan on 3Irs. Top
aoody. She was warm aud not very
much in tho humor fer pleasantry but
Topnoody slashed avray.
'I say, 31 rs Topnoody, can you spell
hard water with three letters?'
'No, I can't: I might though, if you
bad taken mc to the minstrels last
This staggered him a little, bat not
'And you can't spell it ? Weil, i-c-e,
lin't that hard water V
Mrs. Topnoody never smiled, and
Mr. T. went on ;
'Now spell 'money' with four letter.'
'I don't know how,' she said.
'Ha, ha, that's too good. A woman
lever can get at this sort of thing in
.he same clear-headed way a man can.
Well, the way to spell it is c-a-s-h,
itti't that money T
Again did Mrs T. fail to smile, and j
Fcpnoody started out with another.
'Hold on a minute,'she interrupted,
ookimr u?rlv ; Tve cot one : lets see if |
rou can got it. Snell 'Topnoody' with I
"our letters.' Tonncoclv scratched his j
mad and gave it up.
.Ila, ha,' laughed Mrs. T., 'that's too
vood. A man never can get at this
.ort of thing in the same clear-headed
vav a woman can. Well, the way
o spell spell it is, f-o-o-1, ain't that i ?
fcpnoody V j?
But Topnoody never smiled, and the ' .
neakfast was finished in silence except! ;
tn occesional chuckle fren Mrs. Top- !
modv's cud of thc table.-Stcubenville ! i
fc'al'l- _ ?1
Lifo on the rail : At Grand Island j
he other day a passenger found throe :
lies in his tea at the rating house. . !
le called tire waiter to hi rn. and said : j <
'Y-'ti arc in error :d;o;:r tr.tr. You <:vi- ;
?emly think 1 am travelling in a sec- |
ii al car and patting on a great deal of!
[og. I'm a second class, without hag- ! >
rage, and am entitled to one fly. Ci vc ; :
his cup to that big fat man at the cor- : 1
ter lable. He is a director of the read i i
iud is entitled to three flies in his tea j <
?nd a doad cockroach between his pan- j 1
:akcs. ? cannot travel second class and ' !
isurp thc rights of ii rs t chss pashen- i
rcrs. Please pass mc tito cfonmlocic'il i
nustard before you and set the adaman- . '
inc prunes where ? can reach them. 1 1
ij-i-ij w;:it to throw one at thc head <
vaiter occasionally to attract his aiton- <
About Andrew Jackson.
iii* Nativity and Hiss Ilcli.cson-Stnnc
?tttercstinx Kciniii?sceuccs of I-ancastcr
25? the Editor of thc Neic Orleans Times.
Under thc head of "Religion of the
Presidents" 1 see it slated in your ex?
cellent paper that Ge lierai Jackson
was a Methodist. Ile, doubtless, at?
tended thc Methodist church occa?
sionally. But his mother was a Pres
by terian, and Jackson was carefullv
trained in thc Shorter Catechism and 1
the five points of the Presbyterian j
faith. In old age he joined the Pres- |
byterian church in Nashville, Tenn, j
The records of the church will show j
the date. One of his brothers was ;
taken prisoner in 1TS0, during
Lord Cornwallis's Triumphant march ;
through South Carolina, and thrown j
into prison in Chai lesion. Mrs. Jack- !
s*m rode on horseback from Lancaster j
to Charleston, a distance of nearly j
200 miles, to see her son. On her j
return, when about fifty miles from j
Charleston, she was taken with fever
and died. After this sad event young |
Andrew lived in thc family of Major j
Robert Crawford,_ whoso wife was;
Jackson's aunt. Major Crawford was j
his guardian. Jackson's mother was j
Miss White. The Crawfords, Jack- j
sons, Whiles and Dunlaps all came j
from the North of Ire! ?nd, and settled j
in what was then and is now known ?
as the Waxhaw Settlement, in Lan- ;
caster Con ty, S. C. They were all j
inveterate Whigs during the R?volu- i
tion. After the war young Jackson j
began to b-arn the saddlery trade j
under his uncle Moses White, inc !
brother of his mother. Ile had not 1
been long at it whee jie suddenly j
dashed aside his tools and declared I
that he was born fora higher destiny. ;
Jie then went to Salisbury, N. C , '?
lo reside with a Mr. Crawford, father,
of W. II. Crawford, formerly member !
of Congress. lie studied law with ?
a Mr. Crawford, and afterward moved j
to Tennessee, lt has been said that ?
Jackson was boru in North Carolina. ;
But this is a mistake. Ile was born j
in South Carolina, only a short dis- !
tance from the dividing line between j
the .two States. General Jackson ?
never forgot his old friends and kins- j
people in South Carolina, and he often !
expressed a wish to revisit the scenes ;
of his childhood. When President ;
he wrote to his first cousin, Mrs. j
Mary Dunlap, of Lancaster, S. C., j
tlie daughter of his uncle, Robert j
Crawford, and sent her a handsome
silver-lined snuff-boz, as a souvenir!
of their young days when they were j
schoolmates. The snuffbox is now j
the property of Mrs. Sims, wife of i
Dr. J. Marion Sims, of New York. !
Mrs. Sims-is tue great granddaughter j
of Robert Crawford, the uncle of Gen-;
eral Jackson. When Jackson started ?
in life his guardian gave hine his pat- j
rimony, which at that day was no !
mean sum. In conclusion, I mav sav !
my mother named }*our informant for j
her cousin, Andrew Jackson. When ;
President, General Jackson often j
sent him presents, and after he re?
tired to thc --Hermitage" he sent him !
an invitation to make him a visit, as i
he v, -*s!ied to see a descendant of his
favorite cousin, Sarah Crawford. The
death of General .Jackson m'cvcnted
the intended visit.
AxL>m;w JACKSO?: W. j
To the Editor .of the N<: ic York Timex: J
The foregoing Jacksonian, comma- ?
ideation I clipped from the New Or-j
leans Times a few days ago. It was j
written by my kinsman, the Rev. An- j
drew Jackson Witherspoon, who is j
pastor of the Seaman's Bethel in I
New Oilcans. ? send it to you be- j
cause the smallest items pertaining !
tu the great men of thc past are !
always interesting to us. Mr. With-1
erspoon's statement fri regard to thc !
snuff box induces me to say a word j
about it. When the secession ordi- j
nance was passed by South Carolina \
(fifty years ago) Jackson was Presi-.
dent, and he wrote an autograph i
letter lo Mrs. Dunlap (nco Mary ?
Crawford, thc playmate and sweet- j
heart of his boyhood,) reminding her ;
of his affectionate regards for her and j
his kinspcople in South Carolina, j
And he denounced tu strong terms \
the heresy of his native State, and j
said as President he would be obliged j
to send a military force into South i
Carolina to execute the laws of tho!
Government if the ordinance of nut- !
lificati?n should be put to the lest. ;
Ile then warned Mrs. Dunlap if her ?
sous should be found in the ranks bf j
the country':- onere;-. - he wou'd bei
compelled to deai with them without:
regard to personal feelings. And he 1
sent her, a snuffbox as a souvenir of;
his kindly rem .'.rn bronce. The snuff;
box is a pea-sheii. (tortois) oval, 3 i
indies long by - ? 1 inches diameter. ;
On the outside of ihe lid is the' Amuri- ;
can eagle; just over its head "Jan. j
S, 1S15,?? and above this "U. S. F. j
brandywine, 1S28." On the inside
of ;he lid is inscribed, "To A. .lack-;
son, from D. M. Stokes." Por thc j
last seven or eight years I have been :
trying to get hold of ihe letter writ- ;
ten by President Jackson lo Mrs. j
Dunlap. As it is not in thc posses-:
sion of any of his immediate descend- ;
[inls, I presume that lier two sons who j
were violent Nullifiers, must have
lorn it to pieces as soon as they read it.
Previous to the days of nullification
General Jackson had some corres-:
pon dence with Colonel Witherspoon :
and others, of Lancaster, on the sub
feet o?'his r.. v isiting lu's native State.
Hut after that time the bitterness of
>arty spirit was such that no one
hired to renew the subject.
On one occasion when Sir Walter
Scott was in Ireh?!id he carne to a
rate wi ic?i lie could not open. At
.hat same moment a shoeless lad came
ip and opened it for him. Ile wish
id to make him a present, intending
.0 give him a sixpence: he found
io hail only a shilling. "Here my
DOV/" he said, "?s a shilling, and re
. ember that yon owe me sixpence."
.Och" said Lhe lad "may your honor
iv M?1 1 ?say you 1" How could any
nie have paid a more delicate compli?
ment.:' It simply wished him immor
Caught in His Gv?u Trap.
A story-quite as good for bei og
I true-is told of two medical students,
the one a very large and tbc other a
very small person, who were room?
mates and bed-fellows. On a certain
warm night the L?:ir man, who was on
thc inner side, awoke to thc conscious?
ness that he was being crowded to the
wal!, his companion having taken a
good sized reservation in the middle of
thc bed. By way of punishing tbe en?
croachment with neatness and dispatch,
he gently adjusted his soles and ousted
the little fellow so effectually as to land
him on thc carpet. Thc ejected one
showed no sign of resentment until sev?
eral nights later, when Dinding his
bulky comrade occupying a position sitn
iliar to the one ic which he had given
offense, he plotted a revenge. Stealthily
clambering over thc hugh form, he
braced his back against the wall and
plaoting a foot on either side of his
friend's spine, collected all his force,
gave a tremendous push. The effect
was instantaneous, and if not just what
had been anticipated, was certainly, iu
strict accordance with nature's laws.
The big man moved, but the bed moved
with him, opening a wide space between
itself and the wall, through which the
little man immediately dropped to the
Soor, where he doubtless had a chance
to recover from his astonishment and
reflect on the reasons why another good
plau had gone wrong.
-?. ? ?.>
Two Prank Men.
*.JIr. Blank,' began a citizen &s be
entered an office near the City Hall,
'just one year ago to-day I came in
herc and called you a liar. I believed
what I said, and for a year we bave not
spoken to each other. Within a week
past I have found out that I was mis?
taken, and I now apologize for my
harsh words and express my sorrow that
I was ever led to indulge in such lan?
'Mr. G.,' replied the other, as bc ex
tended his hand, 'your frankness begets
frankness. During the last year but
one, you and I were friends. You bor?
rowed upwards of ?70 of me in small
sums, and never repaid a dollar. This
last year we have been enemies, and I
am ahead financially, While I may
long.to forgive you. I must look out for
the interests of my growing family.
Let us compromise by nodding to eacb
other in Sunday school, paying oar own
way outside.'
'Sir, I shall never nod to von io Sun
day school or elsewhere ! said Mr. ; G.,
and he walked out as stiff as a ramrod
and left the door wide open.
--a i i - -
They have a striking way iu some
sections ont is Texas of giving notice
that 'meetin' is to take on,' by pound?
ing the clapboards of the school Souse
with a stout hickory stick.
The price of diamonds has risen about
25 per ccut. within the last three or
four weeks, in consequence of the pur?
chase of the Kimbcr'ey mine, in the
South African diamond field, by a com?
pany of English capitalists, who intend
to hold its products for an advance ia
values.. - ? >
A school -cacher asked, 'What bird
is large enough to carry off a man ?r
Nobody knew : but one little girl sug?
gested a 'lark.' And then she exclaim?
cd. 'Mamma said papa wouldn't be
home until Monday, because be bad
gone off on a lark.'
A preacher in the Northwest is said
to have preached an entire year for . a
salary of two dollars, payable in bacon.
The paper, which is authority for this
information, says that the reverend gen?
tleman escaped from the place with his
life. We congratulate bim on sating
his Lacon.
The observant '-"small* boy" -went
to church and heard the minister re?
peatedly say in his prayer, "Grant
us, O Lord.'' He reported at home
that the minister had "come out
strong for Grant."
Mayor Means of Cincinnati, is making
fierce and implacable war on the gam?
blers of that city. Ali lieutenants ' of
police have orders to close the gambling
houses in their respective districts,
and e.ich lieutenant is to be held per?
sonally responsible for the carrying out
of the order.
.Thc New York Herald says the Re?
publican leaders are very anxious about
the fate of their State ticket, and some
of them concede that its election is very
doubtful. The committee ?ue it very
hard to collect the usual campaign as?
sessments, and yet it is chimed that
Gen. Mahone has succeeded io collect?
ing a good deal of money in New York
from the Republicans with which to
prosecute his campaign ia Virginia
against the Democrats.
A stranger, riding along the road,,
observed that all the milestones were
turned in a particular way, not facing
the road, but rather averted from it.
Ile called a countryman and inquired
the reason. "God bless you, sir,"'
replied the man, "the wind is so
sharp sometimes in these parts, that
if they weren't to turn the backs of
the milestones to it the figure would
be blown off them clear and clean.!'
Thc Pennsylvanians propose-, nert
year, to celebrate thc 200th anniver?
sary of their founder's settlement, and,
desire to remove his bones to Philadel?
phia. The commission appointed to
visit England for the purpose of secur?
ing thi'ir removal, got a fiat rdfusual
from thc trustees of thc ph JO of his
burial. Thc gr".vc of Penn is a bonan?
za to some little town ia England, just
as our Yankee neighbors we? "d like to
have it for thc 'City of Brothely
The horse Iroquois, not yet four
years old, luis earned for his owner
already ?03TS60 iii purses and cups,
to say nothing of tho sums realized
from bets. Tin's is much more iban
most able editors earn in a lifetime.
lt is, probably, more than any .Amerir
can author (exe mi . ? or six).re?
ceived for all tiio:/ works in the
course of many years of toil and,
leaving oui onpeliew, Bryant and
Holland; it is mor? than the collective
body of American poets, ever earned.
But. then, Jorques is a horse.

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