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   Aiken Journal (Newspaper) - June 13, 1874, Aiken, South Carolina                                IA still solemn by of Jeath when where wild winds tis a som in the in far sunny v palm nodin soft balmy Where the ofthe ocean wash shells is iuade an d sealed in Gods great bookabove last a men is and gently and reverentially j terbf Godlays his love from listen to piiS vengeance pushed of the sunshine beat warm on the s mountains in grandeur rise out of the And the mists of the sky on the green val Where the orange and breadfruit and of choice In their fragrance are ruvling mid beautiful I have roamed oer these mountains and val leys so I have followed the streams that those moun tain I have sailed oer the blue waves that beat on that And like dear friends we parted to meet never Kew June Written for the Aiken UNTO BY BIN Thevday was dying j andon yfff of painting gorge borrowed from their own Bright The sun lingered awhile to kiss the ere it sank behind on its western way and the golds en beams streaming across the sky made more ethereal and sweet its Nestled among the hills of a little New Hampshire Tillage stood a white that in the evening glow was doubly though ever beautiful and it seemed as some fairy as beneath the bending willows It nestled a picture of peace arid Looking on the quiet hpme it was difficult to think that anything but hap piness could be associated with aught so where no dream of seejued the illations no laughterj in that but each and every one of that grbujj and with bowcttheads and ask blessing on that The setting sun shines in and Its rays seem light bright angels awaiting to bear the freed spirit on their luminous away from pain and care The young girl bows her head lower to catch tho low whisper the eyes of the dyinr man and gazes upon her who is dearer than all he murmurs v at at last I am never more to leave and the young wife knelt and elapsed his form to her I am almost darling I feel that my sorrowing soulwill soon be at But before I die I must tell you My own we have both been cruelly wrong ed but at lost God has given you to hold me close I tell you of my great heartstruggleof the t have mevcy ojpi v He and lay with heavtfhly smile s eyes spread it u I am t am here wan on which rat your amid the roar of the spec The prisoner wasj sent to penitentiary for lour During THAT SERENADE the session of sec he liaisirig even to the if the Soul4 arid clasping her dying to but her amidst her f and disiurbcd the sol emn made sweefc by and Then sweet it in that beauU Whctffree from and Witusongs on To meet one and harps in our seems unless to over the first our IfcvV and be I must tell you that never in these golden did I that I loved you too You were then the bright sunshine of my life every thought was of I felt that you loved and not until I was so wickedly deceived by did I doubt She told that laughed at irvy and called me a mere pi ay thin s that you were waiting a fair opportunity to me not dar cannotcome between us Knew how dearly I loved and twas she who told me you wcie trifling with my aud wlien I stood and told her of niy in you she Fainter and Mnter came the words of the songi they died a smile of incffablejoy and sweetness again spread over the pale and lightened up the eyes which Denied to be looking 1 Al shadow of woe and sadness had fallen darker and deeper than the gloom that Wraps the starless Within the little west where longest the fading day had ir silent a group persons around a whereon rested one dear to the hearts of lildward Weston was dying and not was the bouse shrouded in because of his but another was there more poignant andbitter than even Let us tread softly across the threshold of that gentle and as it mute wit nesses of the scene As we gaze upon the form of that dy ing our hearts bleed within that one so so nobly should thus so early be cut Bending with one hand clasping that of the dying young the other press ed hard over her as if to stop its w the form of a young As she leans over looking down ward with anxious fondness into his pale watching every shadow that the wing of death casts over the God her swells up from the depth of our We forget for a moment the as we gaze with reverential awe upon this grief tricken in beholding the seraphich beauty of her the light of her dark which were now glittering with bitter could otherwise than admire and love in that chamber of death Edward mark some day you will repent I had never seen her look so and for a long while her words haunted You the great amount of money thatwas stolen from the firm of Bussell Beck 5 how that great theft was laid on myself and how I was iflirown into all those weary I believed you true through one as I was sitting in my lonely thinking of the the jailor told me a lady wished to see How iny heartbound with the hope that it might be my but Emma She merely she tode liver a from my old Alice and with a me none ever know how I after reading that My last hopes were my bitterness I did not for my and whea I onee felt fun my and saw the bright blue sky above I ponged for my For three years I hoping to some day find and not until yester day did I know of your aud it is n consolation to dar Hnoto know that my life was sacrificed even of Then the an gels joined the for the spirit had fled from earth and a new harp awoke trembling strings in tho chorus The sunlight for an instant more Hn on the seeming to leave there something of its light j then faded as morn of eternity broke over the Part back thy fringed with green Broidered loaf and blossom And Liy him tenderly to Dear upon thy Letter from Correspondence Augusta Constitutionalist June DEAR CONSTITUTIONALIST I promis ed you if anything worthy of notice transpired at court after my last article to let you hear from me but as nc matter of interest I will essay to pen a few of the ludicrous scenes and doings which took place during the together with few othei things A DAMN Among many others arraigned for burglary and there was a mu latto of five and twenty years of with an care fornothing and fiendish who it is amused the court with his sharp and originated the following State Solici t6 his seat com favorof depot at Newberry r in from visit ed our yillage remained a few Our are a music loving class and the gents of tils as is thie case1 almost every are very fond ofthe s and not seldom do they serenade with their honie talent but that the Italians were with tlnhv hacps of a thousand strings and they anticipated rare their favorite moonlight xahd musicians for a started on the expedition night all was silent aud At were ously and ere they reached a certain mansion in our the majority of themfelt their each imagined he was a musical instru ment of the most dulcet touched their respective cords accor Arriving at their destination i in the southern portion of che townrtne and was ordered to play Maggie rra the closing of the iast when was ask there of you An answer was for came to me last and told me that through her love for me she had done all the wrong that she tors know why you are brought before the court let us reckon7 you knows as well as gi believe I do but I wish you to tell ihe court and jury for what you are arraignedIs it not for robbing a eh it g that quite a low raeaus of making a livelihood why did you engage in it 5 much more honest than my rebel boss what was your owners bus thfe and divide it between And with her own fair dear she emptied the contents of a slop tub all over iliem I A DISCOMFITED The young ladies and gents of Barn well indulge to a considerube extent in moonlight On one casion last it was my good for tune to a piece of calico swung to my while just in advance of me was a youfch noted for his admiration of the beauty whom he was walk ing as also for his We had not gone before we overheard the fullowiag which is too good to alkw to go by how oftea will you force me to a confession before giving me a decisive answer I will answer you if you and torture you no pressing her hand to his Tell will oh willyou be The couple stopped and the beauti ful though cruel after laying her hand upon her lovers and after raising her twinkling like two diamonds in the replied with voice as low and sweet as the Summer zephcrs father says the seasonis so sickly that I must not take anything green ing the 5th 5 ored Lexinton Lexington died suddenly at residence on Monday The board of regents of normal school have determined to the school on the 1st of whitesneed Joe Ciews is reported as Governors office on Tuesday thieving and rascality must be S t is going on long have hottest men and honest The Governor has pardoned who was convicted of grand h eenyatthe term ofGeneral Sessions for arid sentenced by Judge Town send to three years in the The Georgetown Placet of the says The drought severely felt byour farmei looks stunted and weather isfavorable to farmers the prices are verjr had taken the money ironi her fathers mess From all portions of the county the crops are reported to be looking but not as far advanced as at this sea son last But the general opinion among the planting fraternity is that a tolerable good crop of cotton will be together with a fair corn both of which will fall short of last years while larger urea of land has been devoted to this As was generally expected by the honest people of our the king traitor and has pardoned one of tbe w growing and a yield is looked The residence known as Oak and occupied by James Van was fired Tuesday gallons of New Jersey were sold by and purchased by at 40 cents per at iu cents per JL 11 of the whiskey Balder and confiscated i ing may be D The News by the nejrro Klliott to not yet   

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