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VOLUME: I. *NEWBEitRY, S. C., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1865. NUMBER82~
THE NMBERRY WEEKLY. HERALD
IS PUBLISHED AT
- NEWBETiRY C. H.,
1hos. P. & R. H. Greneker.
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OR- $1,50 IN PROVISiONS. -
(Payment required invariabI1 in advance.)
Advertisements inserted at. $1- per square, for
first insertion, 50 cents for subsequent insertions.
Marr;age notices, Funeral invitations, Obituaries,
and Communications of personal interest charged
as * dvertisements.
By the FrovisXonal Governor of the State.
i - of South Carolina.
A PROCLAMATION!
W UERE ASHis Excellency President John
Y son has issued his proclamation, appoint
ing me (Benjamin F. Perry) Provisional Governor
in and for the State of South Carolina, with pow
er to prescribe such rules and regulations as may
be necessary and proper for convening a Cogven
tion of the State, composed of delegates to be
chosen by' that portion or the peopte of said State
w]o are loyal to the United States, for the pur
p of ahering or atnendintg the Constitution
thereof;*-and with authority' to exercise withim
the lini:s of the state all the powers necessary
"nd proper'to enable such loarl peoi-le to restore
s id State to its constitutional relations to .the
Federal Governmedt, ,nnd to present such a Re
p:blican forim of State Govetment as will entitle
the State to the guarantee of h.e U:::ed Stites
"e therefor, and its people to protection by the
United State agaitlt invasion, insurrection aiid
domastic violence. .
I. g Now, therefore, in ohedien e to the proclani
tion of his Fxceliet,cv - Andrew John-,ozn, I'rexi
d'nt of r:e Utivd States, 1, BENJAIIN F.
Pj:.%RY", Provisioual Governot -of -the St-tte -of
Sou.t i C:holina, for tlie-purp.:e of orgunizing a
Provisionial Goc.. umint in Sk;dth Carolina, re
forzing th'e Ste t'onstitutiou and restoring 6iil
aut.ho"ritv in -aid State, u+,der the C'>ititudion
and laws of the Ui:.ed.S.atc, d hereby proohiim:
and declare that all civil ofi.ces i South C'aroli
na, who were ist o;hie when the Civil Goverriuent
of the State w-; stpended, is.May last, (except
- those arrested or under proscuion for treason,)
on takitng tiie oath of'allegi:tte prescrihed
in the President's Amnesty. Prolkatnion of the
29th day-of isay, -1865, restuiie the dites of. their
Htflces and contim.ue to d.eisehatge !hemi ii-er the
Pz ovisizinal Government till furtIver appIntments
are mtale.
l: nown, that it is eye y of ali :,aI citizens of
the State of South Caroli a to promptly go tor
ward and, take the -ath of allegiance .tT the
United States, tiefore.sonie mng!,tcate or nili.:ry
oftleer of the Fe'eraj Covernment, who may be
- ualified for adninistering -oaths; "and such are
hereby authorized to give certified copies 6 ereof
to the persons'respectively by whoni they were
made. And auch magistrates or oficers are here
by required to' transmit the- originals of" such
oaths, at ae early a da.-as may be conrenient, to
the Dfepartaient of Stat_, iii the city of. 1ashing
tou, D. C.~
And I do farther prociaim, dticlre and make
known, that the Managers +f Elections through -
cut the State of South Carolina will hold an elec
tion for members of a State Convention, at their
respective precinacts, on the FIRST _IONDAY
* IN SEPTEM,1BER NEXT, ae, ording to the laws
of Southe Carolina indfoit~e beftore the secession~
of the State; and that each Election District i
the State shall elect as many members of the
Convention aA the said District has mnembers' o1
the Ilouse of Representativ-the basis~ of repre
EenltatiO. &eing pOpu1latiomL Ed taXaNon. This:
will give one hundred and .twenty-four members
to the Contetion-a number sufficiently large
to represent every portion of the State most fully.
E-very loyal citizen who has taken the Amnesty
oath and not within the excepted classes in the
President's Proclamation, will I e edeftled toyote,
-provided he was a legal voter under the Consti
tution gs it stood prior to the~secession of .South
Carolina. And all Gho argwithin the excepted
* classes must take the oatth and apply- for a par
dpn, in order to entitle them to vote or become
nmmers of tlhe Convention.
The members of the Convention thus elected
on the first Monday jo Septembei next, are here
by required to convene in the city of Columbia,
oni WEDNESDAY, the 13th day of Septembe'r,
1 865, for the purpose of altering and am.ending
the present Cor.stitution of South Carolina, or
remodelling and making a*new one, which will
t conforTn ta the great changes which have taken
plae .a One State, and be more. in accordance
with Republi~can principles and equality of repre
sentation.
And I do further proclaim and make known,
that the Constitution and all Jaws of force in
South Carolinag.rior .to the secession of the State,
arc hereby maide of force under the Provisional
Government, except-wherein they may conflict
with the provisions of this proclamation. And
the Jud-ges and Chancellors of the State are here
required to exercise a1l the powers and per
all the du.'ties which .appertain to their reC
tive offices, and especially in criminal cases.
11 be expected of the Federal milit ary au
it.ies nowin South Carolina, to lend their
.oity to the civil offlcers of the Provisional
1overntoiiiIcfor the purpose of enforcing the
laws and prese1rinlg the peace and good order of
the State.
- And I do further comm!nand and enjoin all good.
and lawful citizens of the State to unite in enforc
.ing the laws and bringing tdjustice gll disorderly
persons, aH plunderers, ro.becp and miaraude'rs,
all vagrants.asd..idle personls who are .wandering
about without employment or any visble means
of supporting themselves.
It is also expected that all formver owrners of
freed persons will be-kind to them, and not *urn
off the children or aged to pe~rish; and the fre~ed.
e'.en and women are earnestly enjomned to make
contracts, just and fair, for remamnig wnt:: mzeir
In order to faciitate as much as possible the
application for pai-dons under the excepted se.
tions of the President's A.nesty 'roclam;tion,
it is stated for information that all applications
must be by petition, stating,the excep'tion,' and
accompanied with the oath prescribed, -This pe
tition must be first approved by the Provisional
Governor, and- then f<rwarded to the Ptesident.
The headquarters of the Provisional Governoz
will be, at Greenville, where -all communication$
to him must be addressed.
The.newspapers of this State ivill publish thie
proclamation till the election for members of the
Convention. -
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set. my
harid and seal. Done at the town of
JL. s.] Greenvilli, this 20th day of- July, in the
year of our Lord 1S65, and of the inde
pendence of the United States the ninetietb,
- -B. F. PERRY.
By the Provisional Governor -
WILLIAM H. PritRY, Private Secretary.
July 26-32.,
Address of Bishop Andrei to the N. E.
Church Snuth.
Belnced Brethren.-The evhlts of .the last
three months have placed our country ein
greatly altered c4:,umstances. Tha foitune
of war have brought us agai:l under Federal
rule, and it becom'es us to act wisely in our
new rela-ions. The stars and stripes again
wave over-us-'tis now our national fiag, and
fsoud by us be respected accordingly. Our
fond :ticipations of a separate notionality
have, in the Providence of God, been disap
pointed, and it becomes us to submiit quietly
to tes providential maward. - We have- main
t:inct long at d bloody struggle ; ogr sol
diers have fough t bravaly, and although forced
to submIit to overwhelmiug .umbers, vet we
have lost no ~honor, our enemies bEng the
jud:;es.-.ow that our armies have been
properly sturrendered, a.nd our brgve - soldiers
are 'returning to, their nauch loved homes, it
is oir duty to acquiecc quietly in what Prov
idence -eeins to have ordained for uy. Let us
all ".epcrt ourscives as quiet, p1ace-loving,
pe0ce-makini,z CittienS. Let us, as far aspfae
ticable, try to forget the wrongs we have euf
f,red froIn the Northern peogple, and' hence
ff:rth seek to cultivate the spirit"of peace- and
gcad neilhborhlooOd. 1h1is i, both oui- duty
ts ChrLtizns ind our interest as citizens.
We hope that none of our peoplc will for a
m,rent yotinteniance bushwhacking or guer
ii!a warfrc. The.se .are'wrong in -principle
arid praeticq, anid w ./ever apology men may
have made for them diiing the war, therecan
he none nom. A1 bo 111tnnn, .3
m r cWatte h1is par1.t hy nm mi such en
trlprises. The oath on which your- parole
was given -was a solemn sppeal t(. God, and it
may not he violatel (vithi impunity.
There are Federh soldiers atvtioned among
you, and this. perhaps, will he necessary for
sometim:e. Cultivate kindly feeling towards
them. So far as I have. observed their deport'
ments, they stcn disposed tobe orderly. Let
us not, by oti uncivil deportment towards
them, provoke them to a contrary course of
conduct. Invite thiii to your chixrches, that
they may mingle with you in the services of
religion. for there are, no donbt, many among
them who, at honi. are remliers of the church
and consistent Chilstians.
1 have iioticed wiilh pain that some of our
estimahle ladies sem to take pains to. exprcss
in the bitterest- ternis.of reproach theit- cbn
teuipt for the "Yankees." Now, this is un
wise as well as.unchristian. To, sum up all
in a few words, God seems to have ordait-ed
that we shall iive together in civil .compact
with the North rs formerly, and the sooner
we can bring about a state of kind feelings
between the two sections, tle better for all
concerned. -
Finally, let us pray for the counitry and its
rulers, that God may over-rule and- direct
them both in their le~gislative and~ executive
acts.' This is necessary if we desire, to lead
quiet and peaceable lives-in all godliness an8
honesty before -God.
And~ifow may the God of all grace gour
upon as all the abundance .of -His Spi;it to
guide us into the ways of truth and pere.
I am, (dear brethren, yours -affectionately,
* JAMES 0. ANDRE W. .
PoLTIrs.-We see ~that the wire-pullers at
the No'rtlr arc already engaged in concocting
chemnes wherewith they hope to instal themi
selves and friGnds in gobd, fat ofBeces. Manly
of these gentlemen; doubtless, have anr eye to
appointmzents at the South, but weju'dge from
what wve can learn of affairs in Washington
that a large maj~ority <,f ofdie seekers will be
disappointeud in their Southern- antic:ipations.
While the political warfare is being waged. at
tbc North, we sincerely trust ascenpof words,
and speghes, and violent contentions will not
be entered upon here. We want quiet. Our
people desire to peaceably engage in their ac
custometd pursuits, without being compelled
to take part in an excited and angry political
discussion. It is time for us to think of poli
tis when civil law and order shall have been
fully end-thoroughly restored throughont the
State. Of course, we will eventually be called
upon to dc~cide many weig1ity questions, but
now is not the time to drag those questions
before the people.-Chrestom (urior, -1t.
BEArTImU Co3fPARrTsoN.-Tn an imDaginary
conversatioi1 between Petrai and 'Boccaccio,
from the pen of Walt!er Savage Landor, th'ere
is the following passage. ~"The damps of au
tumn sink into the leaves, arid prepare ta
for the n-ecessity'of the fall; and thus insensibly
re we,,as years close round us, detached from
our teriacity of life by the genial pressu're - o
From the Iittsburg Post.
A Woman's Op#nion.
Mrs. Jane G. Swissheba, %na her extreme radi
ical opinions are well kuown in this city to nee<
any introduction-from us. She has been residin
in Washington for some time, and we find a let
ter from her in a cotemporar-y 'garding Mis
Suratt, which will' be read-with int est ; it show
that she possesses i-large amount of womant
sympathy.- Mrs. Swisshelm says :
"It is customary to represent Mrs. Surratt a!
a monster with an unliThited amount-of cunning
and cruelty in her face ; but. she is sim'ply a rep
resentative Southern . .woman, no better o1
worse than the majority of Southern women
I kifow those who have known het As the belle
and beauty of her county, the petted, bpoiled fa
vorite of friends, the idol of parents, husband arf
children. Her face, and indeed her wl .La figure
while on trial, was soft, /ouaded, tender and nio
therly. Her large gray eyes alone-gave evidencc
of reserved strength. 'Her behavior during tha;
long and terri6le ordeil was All of delicacy an
dignity. She _ade no scenes,-as a weak or vair
woman would have done. " When her daughte
came, into Court, and with quivering lip ,an<
streaming eye, appeared to be on the point o
breaking down, she, with i gesture of comman<
and entreaty, restrained her. ;During all the lonf
hot days she sat with her hb.vy mournig vet
.down, and a large, galm-led fan held betweet
her fac'e and the-crog ds who gathered and crush
-ed and struggled to gaze at. her, as if she ha<
been an alligator-hundreds of'persons in thesi
crowds making the most insulting remarks in hei
hearing. -
Describing the Court room, the corresponden
states: .
"Man arid woman stood on tip-toe, and stretch
ed and strained, or having gained entrance; stoot
coolly ar4 made such remarks as 'Where's Mrs
Surrat?' 'I want to see her!' 'Oh, -goodness
just l6ok if she isn't pretending ro be -modest!
I wisd" Icon d see her face better!' .'Isn't she ,
devil?' 'She looks like a-devil!' 'Hasn't she I
horrible face ?'- 'I hope they'll hang her-tee
bee, bee !'- All these remarks, and more such
some of them again and again, and often accomn
panied by coar laughter,; I icard during th
two hours and 1f I sat near her, and she mus
have heard them as distLedty as I did. Thel
were evidently meant .fr hee,' c
"It appeared to me so cruel and. cowardly thu
to insult a,prisocer in ch(us tiat I could n-ot re
frain from answering, and several times said
'She has not a bad .face. S'=e bas a guod face
and if -she had not it is cowardly to insult her !
"She dropped her fan and looked at- me w;t
such an expresaion of -ratitude- as I shall neve
forgCt. I -coked full into her,eves; r.i_ne wee
filled with heavv tema Several asied me if
was a friend of Mis. Surratt,' so strange did an
CONFLICT OF AumoRIT IN TE ESsEE.-Ti
Nashville Dispatch- says that a scrious conflict o
authority has occurrced-at Columbia in this State
between the military and - civil athorities, ii
which the "irrepressible i:egro' figures as thi
principal. It seems that a negro had been ar
rested by a civil officer upon-a charge -cf misde
ineanor, or some petty :offense, we believe, an<
taken before a mggistratc, by whom he was con
jir' ted to the jail to await his trial before.th<
1ircuqCourt at its*ext term. The negro -wa
subsequently taken f~om the, jail he militar:
and turned over to the agent of Freedman.
Bureau. The civil. authorities waite.d upon Vol
Macker, the commander of the post at,Columbia
to protest agaiit this pro.eeding on the part'o
the military, and it is reported that they wer
jnformed that the civil oflicers must not in futur<
Iarrest any negro for a violation -of'-the lawrs o
T ennessee,.but moust repor't such violation to th
agent of' the Freedman's Bureau, .by whom th
case will be examined, and if it be thought 'o
per, the negro will then 1>e tu'rned o'ver to th
civil authorities to be dealt with according to th<
Slaws of this State.* .'he eiwil oficersg th'ereupoi
held a nieeting and resolved to suspend the civi
functions until the question of.authority was set
tled. They sent a deputation to this city to la:
the matter before the.Governer, and'to call upot
h'rn-to assert and inaintaiin the supremacy of thi
civil law. The detegation arrived, bu'i the Gov
ernor being in Knoxille, they Were brought t<
"a stand still" for tle present.
Subse uently Gen. Thomas ordered the miiliti
ry-not to interfere with the civil authorities.
I .GES.. LEE's FORTHcoMING Boo.-General R
E.Lee, havingvalled Casar with his s'word, is
it appears, aboWt to rival him with his pen. H<!
is, according to the Richmong Commercial huh
letin, engaged at present in writing a history o
his campaigns. With all the ofliciali pa pera of hi:
operatizons at. his .disposal, all the plans of i
topograp'hical engineers, all the, reports of hi
brigadicrs, general of division and lieutenan
generals, all the returns of his otlicers of thi
medical staff, the resources at the service of th<
history of GeneralI Lee must necessarily lend il
the greatest po8s !!>1e interce.t. When to all these
are added the recollections of the General him.
self, and of the officers attached 'on the field t<
his person, the fullness of his information on .th<
subject, from his point of view, becomes comn
pete. The high capacie', the soldierly skill, th~
unimpeachable truthfulness of the man w-ho un
dertakes, with all these sources of full and exaci
knpwledge of thi facts, to give to thec world
na.rrative of the operations of tile Army of Nor
thiern Virginia must be held proof positive tha
he will have made, -in the production ol that nar
rative, anjnvahiage addit.ion to the truth on
subject which promises to be one of the miosl
congitng testimotny in Americatr h. istory.-2e:
Yoric Daily News.
A Cinciimali jewel-er.sent some valpable Jew
elry to the Burnett house the other day, to ac
commodate a bland and elegant gendJemani whosi
wife had sprai'ned her ankIe, and was under med
ical treatment at the hotel. Th a messeniger de:
livei-ed the artieles to thegliberal cstomer, wl;
took them into the room to show his "wife.
Clerk waited long timQ,or his return,'-got s
picies-peeped.Lhrong keyholet-opened door
nobodyv. thiere. Sold,
A SECRET KEPT.-A French actress, whos.
youth and beauty appeared inexhaustible
on the boards-never would tell her- age. Of
course, the more she wouldn't tell it the more
curious people. were to know it. A woman
can't keep a secret ! She Kept that.
By good luck-as the multitude thought
she was summoned as-a witness on a' trial.
the gossips rubbed their hands and chackled.
A'Aa ! we shall know it. She must tell, or
go-to prison for dntempt of court. She won't
go to prison ; she will, therefore, tell.' The
court was crowded with open-eared listeners.
In French courts of Justice the wituiess does
not stand- m a bo? to give evidence,- but sits'
on a stool in thg middle of the floor of the
court irf front of the p'resident's desk, and
with nobarrier or'seperation.between it and
himself. The lady Was usijered in, raise; her
;ight hand to heaven,'took the oath to speak
the truth, and then seated herself on the wit
ness- sool. 'Your name?' asked the president.
I 'Angelique - Toujours-fleurie.' 'Yeur profes
sion ?' 'Artiste dramatique.' Your age 1'
You might-have heard-a pin drop, or the hair
grow on the bystanders' heads. Every eye
l was bent on the lady., She was driven into a
corner at last! .
Foolish Parisian public to tIink so' An
gelique simply rose from. her seat, walked
straight up to the president's desk, and whig
pered the secret in his ear. He nodded, made
the entry in his private notes, and siling,
continued'the rest of his interrogatory assoon
as she had -resuned her'place on the sellette.
The public retired with feelings of mingled
disgust and adnmiration. The trial had lost all
further interest ; and the presidentwasknown.
to be a man of honor and gallantry, -who
bauld never let a pretty woman's cat escape
frgm his presidential bag.-All the Year
Round.
ADDRESS TO TME DERocACY OF T ,; UNITED
STATES.-The Herald's special says -an ad
dress to the.Democracy of the United States
will be published to-morrow, fi om Charles
t Mason, Chairman of the Democratic National
As.ociation of that District. - It is intended
- more as a platforn for.the future organizatton
of the party 'than as 'a call for inmediate, con
cL.:ed action. The address starts out with
declaring that at.the beginning all Democrats
believed that peace and union were compati
ble, and could be sccured bf concilliatory
r measures, and that after the war commenced
nc great mass of the Democrats acquiescedin
*t s an unaroidale calamity, to- be prosecu
ted for the-sale pur ose of restoring the Union
St T t t wr gt t cease . -taU
strong ground against- conferring upon the
f negrocs thte rights of citizenship, -on the
ground that they are unqualified by educa
tion, and as a rate so greatly inferi*t t9 the
white race as to lorer th-standard of average
intellig^noe by interminglipg.
. This is declared to b. the white man's Gov
ernment; and the negrdes are sa foreign ele.
ment; which cantnot >a successfully assimila
ted. The immediate readmission ofhebellious
States to the sacred cirl.e, with all their rights
and priviliges unabridged, is-also. urged, on
the ground that the Federal Government can
not exist while States composing it- are free,
f another portion virtu}lly enslaved by military
government. The address declares unlimited
confidence in the wisdom, -integrity and de
muocracy of Presiden.t Johnson, concluding .in
eulogistic ter r?.
. THFEEND OF 'THE XWORUD.-ThiS is what the
Londlon Spectator says of the end of the world :
'Almost all Europearf writers, whatever their
subjeact, politihks or society, now tacitly ps
sume that the hutaan race is to progress for
even, or to state their latent- idea more strict
y,is to advance steadily' for-an indefinite pe
riod towards a nobler life and a higher civili
zation. The .idea of afixed term .of history,
which so greatly influenced the middle ages,
has utterly disappeared, thc semi-religious be
lief of cataclysm to occur at a distant -but vis
ible date, thoug* stilentertainied. has ceased
to be professed by anyb'ody but Dr. Cumxmiing,
and does not influence him.. The reverie of
the politician is no longer absent from the
.great minds of the first four centurie-but of
a comning mnilleniumn, when all mankind shall
he alied, and the motivo force of 'the Eur~o
pea.z, and subtte brow of' the Arab, -and the
deft hand of- "the Mongol shall all be- cm
pioyel -together in m~aking earth more lovely
and more convenient for its people."
MfrDwER.-Dr. Thos. Byne, residing near
IIopeful Church, in the upper part of Burko
-County,~was bratally murdered on Thursday,
13th. H le was shot early in the night, 'and
according to the confession of one of the "for
mer .shtves of his brother Henry Byne, Esq-i
the deed was done by a combination of six or
seven negroes, 'w-ho foolishly supposed by
kiling him they y'ould get the land. Five ofj
the ncgroes are now under arrest, and will
probably suffer the full~penalty of theaw.
" [ Aura.ta. CoOn'SitUtionLalit, 24~
They kill pigs by steam in Ctiicago. A,
great iron claw, with five- fingers, hooks -out
th iswhich are quarrelliug in the pen be
lo,an ifts the porkers to a gibbet near by,
fwater. By the machine fifty nes -ar
killed,, scalded, scraped; cleaned, splt .and
hunig in rows ready for saltirg. within an
houir.
The work on. the Pacific Railroad is pro
gessing rapidly. The road w (R be completed
to Topec, tw'enty-Slve ipiles West of Law
rezxe1 by1he 1st of NoTeinber.
Sp_rVMcE OF %VINS, THE MICHIoIA FARRICDE.
-David F. Bevins,. who, ,it will b .remgmbered,
killed his aged parents, near Adrian, Wichigan,
to get their property, and his, own young wife,
about to become a mother, that he might marry -
a lover in Grafton, Ohio, has been sentenced to a
the Penitentiary of that Statd for life-this.eing
the severest punishment liowa'to the law of tbt
State. His love of display did not desert him to
the last. He made a speeth to the Court; re.
questing that whenever he died "they would bury
him by the side of Eis 'n4her,-withhispy ens
circling her waist, as it didyears ago, etc." The
Judge was not nioved, h wever, by this "flial
fondness," and proceeded to state to him the cir
cumstalces, showing the. enormity of liis crimes,
concluding as follows:
Go from among men into. your solitary cell. -
The walls of your (ungeon wi$ yield you at least
equal sympathy and commiseration to that e
bibited by you to your victims. Mankind is en
titled, by the verdidtin your case, and the~one
quent-protection of law, to be delivered from the
danger of further depredation%. You ase 'sen
tenced td solitary confinement in the State. Pris
on, a Jackson, during the period of yoar natu
ral life., -
Count Albert de- Revel, ias, according to a
Parisian 'correspondent of 'the A enaam, been.
left two thousand a year bn an -etric uncle, -
on the condition that, within two years, he shall
marrI a tall, thin lady, of baimoniop proper
tions, .with long. and thiek golden hair. Shd
rnust-have an open fgrehead, blue eyea,-a bil
liant white,skin, a well-made noeb, a tmallzorth
graceful limbs, and she is to be full ofgrace; and
her character is to be slightly shaded-witb_a po
etic languor. Albert admits that the' condition -
is not a hard one, save in the d>lculty of $h1ng
the peerless beauty wito is,to bhare his ?2,ooa
year with him
The Wilmington Eerald calls attentioo to
the'fact that notwithatanding advertieetitts
for labor are kept in its columns &y after
day, but one or two .hare responded, wbile
crowds of men, black and white, are to be
seen loafing- about theoatreets. It suggesf.
that if gratuitous rations were-stepped there
would-be less trouble 1 finding laborcts
The Agricultural Bareait has re"eived re'
ports from different parts of the cotiztry!iicf
represent that the crops of iay, potzttee," aSd
corn,, will be larger than any preioua4yeari
The bay crops will be fully one third target
than..ever-known before. Oats are .also res
ported to be very.superior, and a l*rger crop
grown than for years previot .
are more or less given to iron-y..and -some
what addicted .to rice. 'Carpenters, for the - .
most part,- speak plaue-ly ;.but they will4 ned
el when thiey can get a chance.a Not unfie
quently they are borce and oftha andoy soea
with-tbeir old sats.
A Frenchman once saw a gentleman walk
up to an open snuff-box. i thoiaa(s ,-of 4o
thera'nd take a,pinch-of 1oniff, having pre;,
faced'the.act with.the words, "May I -take
the liberty ?" .On the next day the Prenhan f
went in'to a tobacco shop and asked for a half
pound of liberty -
A fashionable yotng lady, in mfale attire, it
is said, has been winning the_ hearts of her
own sex, at Saratoga, astonishing'the.lawyer$. -.
a Ballston, an%d-hoaxing people generaly .)lI -
round about those regions. .Her fathbr cana
after'her, finally, when the deception was .
made known! - a
A Blacksmith at Versailles Is said to .hde
discovered a compositiorn almost -asebird i.s
iron, which can be 'applied under thre hoo.
without causing' the horse the -slightest pain
and costs-seventy-five. per cent, less than or -
dinar~y horse-shoes. . - - 1
The Herald's sppcial says &Stiling~ Price,
the tebel Mis2o0Fi genera?, will probabty go
to'Mexico and engage in silver- mining with --
his brother in-law and othes, who are extin
sively interested by the pur.chase of valuabj
mines-in that countryr:
4The hens ina one portion of California aie
liaving a bard time. lit is reported that at
Vallejo,..where there is a Government aa-tillery
ground aufe the firing of heavy guns, i*s com~
mon, eggs-eannot be batched. -
A little child being at a- sermon, -and ety
serving the minister very- veeet, in his
words and- bodily.gesture, cried oi--"Moth
er, why donit the people let man- eut -of the
box.?" . 7;
A friend -of ours says he is either head- or
heels in love or else.he- has got the clholic;
and be.can't tell whioh,-as he- is- -not certphvr
which ha tasted Jaat --kiss or -ater-mel
The London Saturday Rleviewr says that~
Jefferson Davis is tio inore' gatIty' than Wish
ington; or Kossruth, or Garibalda.-Uozrperi -
'PLscrE's Mr.5"AL PfIILOioirT.-What. is.
mind? No matter. What. is uaUter ? Neveer
iaind. What is the nature of the soul? Its is
immateriaiL. --
A wonmn ei@bty years okHeitin the.I)hd& --
Island State Prisoit for pisuag twoht
of the Spottswood Hoetel- nf sevesi other -
buildings in Richonod,
$ot much ootton win.h b r4 e)ida
this year, but the egn'etedy wiI eisdt
Folly n(ot per cent.. f thei esaons
laeypatented are of'labor saa mthines
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