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BY W. A. LEJS AND HUGH WILSON. ABBEVILLE, S. C.. FRIDAY. JANUARY 7. 1870. VOLUME XVII?NO. 37.
From Luipinc^tt'a M gazino.
Two Names.
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BY FR A3 K SHCBBKR.
We carved our names tipom a tree-?
My friend and I, when we were 5oung?
With earnest jesis of deeds (o he,
Of loves unloved and song' unsung.
The tree, wns felled, the namps wore rent,
m Tlie busy workmen plied the eteel:
In shapely crnft the parts were hlent,
r-acn name upon a snpar.ite keel.
Tbey sailed with topsails nil ataunt:
gggTlie statelier one?the wmnau'sboast.
The captain's pride, the builders vaunt?
Lies f pliutered on an iron coast
The other battered to a hulk,
Yawed slowly in from augry s^as,
Tor evermore the storm to skulk,
And lie inglorious at ease
One foil where fell a thousand braveOne
live*, if this be life, alone: Yet
stonier stuff makes earlier grave:
vue uiukc?me otner cruuiuii el on
A Koopmanschaap Contract
The Georgetown Times publishes
the following circle from the wellknown
Chinese contractors, Koopmanschaap
& Co. :
San Francisco, November G.
Sir: We beg leave to inform you
that wo are now ready to accept orders
for tho furnishing of Chinoso laborers,
on the following terms:
1. Laborers from China direct at SS
to 810 gold per month for field hands,
and $15 gold per month for railroad
hands, ajyd board.
2. The cost of transportation from
China to New Orleans or any other
Southern Atlantic port of tho United
Klines, per steamer or clipper ship,
will be abotit tis fbllows: -Passage,
$50 ; Provisions, $2.); Consul's certify
ieate and emigration fees, $5; Two
suits of clothing and blankets, $10 ;
Advance on their wages, $20; Commissions,
eharg 9, &c. $20; Total (in
gold) say $130. Tho cost of transportation
by Pacific mail, steamers to San
Francisco, then Pacific .Railroad to
tho Missouri liivcr will be about the
same as Above..
3. From their wages thc4ie is to be
deducted, in monthly instalments of
o-, me szu advance aiul the 810 for '
clothing.
4. ConJjMiqto will bo made for a term
of fiveycai'3, imcommonco on thelday
of their arrival at. the placo of destination
named in the contract.
5. They are to work only twentysix
dayB in oaeh month, that is to.say
to have Sundays for themselves. Also
to have one or two days holiday*
at their New Years, which is ireneml
' O
ly. in Febuary or March.
6. The provisions generall}' given
are per man per diem: Rice, 2 lbs*;
S lb. pork and ifish,orl lb. beef; vegetables,
{ lb ; tea $ ounce.
7. They are to be furnished with
water and firewood, and provided
with good quarters and weather-proof
sleeping places free of cha.ge.
8. All tools and implements to be
:_i.~ 1~? ?
lui iiiaucu'uj' iiuw ciujiiu^ vrs.
9. Poll and cither taxes to ' be paid
by the emyloyers.
10. It would, be very desirable for
employers to apportion to each laborer
a smallproce of ground on which
to raise vegetables, poultry, &c.
11. It mast' be' understood that
these Ubo^ert are to meet with just
treatment, and if errors are commit^_.t
1 A 1 ?
x<ju vy baviut^?.--r^pori> must do ruaUe
to the. CUio^^foreman, before any
punishment shall be inflicted12.,
0no; over^eet1 should be engaged
for over fifty ot-100 men, who shall
Bh4H jfofciowages as the
labQrtjrsJ duty of this overseer
shall be to instruct ^nd direct the men
in thai? labo?$ ; bud if he work himself,
he is to be paid for this extra
work at the same rate as the other
men. ..One. required for every
twenty-five-or;thirty men, at tho same
wages as the laborers. . : ?
13. Work^jtojrience at 6 o'clock
fl. m., and continue until noon ; and at
1 o'clock'^-'tft^ilo cpntinne .till C
o'clock p. m. f$?e laboaers to have the
right to tako^a'fconrsin the middie
of the dfliy, during the Burr.mer
months, they commence
iSS$Bfe
Work, their wages are to *ceaae. till
%^?paLatr
ten^ceTO^tKjfth^'areHd to for'niahed
at ?**J5&f4.Stfthe employer*
t tt d ^fiff io 'bo>t1fiad<> UP
men to be pM^ifo?h ^%actfcable
I 18. Satisfactory security for th i
I payment vof cost t>f transportation-.1
I must lie deposicd with Messrs. Lea & i
Waller, agents of the Bank of Cali-"
! fornia in New York, or witb Messrs.
iSpofford, Tileston & Co., New York,
or with tlio Texas Land Company,
Now Yoik.
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r'i . . ?.*v ?
ir - 1
A. H1U) ilru [MUIUCICU oy ItlC laws ]
of the country, as other voluntary 7
emigrants, it is our opinion that any $
desired number ean be obtained upon ,
the foregoing terms. We arc }onr .
most obedient scrvcnts
. ' K.OO PM ANSCIIA A P & CO. .
Why tlie Disabilities of tha Southern ;
Men are riot Removed. , 1
. ^
People must not misunderstand <
the motives of Congress in refusing , 1
to grant a general amnesty, and . 1
preferring to pass bills every now <
and then, giving pardons to speci- 1
ally-named individuals. This *
course is pursued for a purpose <
baser and more vile than mere pol- t
, atics. Not alone that tbey are thus i
enabled to drum up recruits for i
the Republican party in the South r
by excluding all who lean to the . 1
i Democratic party from the privilege
j of amnesty. The chief object is to , \
j keep open the door for conniption J j
! and bribery. A general amnesty t
would yield no money ; individual ]
amnesties can be, and often arc,' y
made a soarce of revenue to tbe }
men who deal them out. I cannot j
say positively thut any in ember of j
Congress has been paid directly
! lor scciirinir theinsertion of n nsim^ .
in an amnesty* bill, but I can say
that persons nave pan! a? high as
?100 for that privilege. The!
money -is paid to the influential f
friends of.radical members of the 1
Reconstruction Committee; and I s
take it that the state of affairs is c
not entirely unknowti to those c
members. Men come here from 1
the South to get their disabilities j 1
removed. They want to be eligible j 1
for office of some kind. They are j
very soon directed to some one f]
who can have their names inserted s
in tin next bill, and for this inser 11
* . I
tion they arc willing to pay liberal- t
lv_ Tlu'ii* in/iii/ii' *
v . . tu iUiXWU UUi UU , *I
Tjclieve k all goes into the pocket I
of the men who first received it.
These are facts of which every
member of Congress is awareTime
was when the mere suspicion
of this truth would have called for 3
a searching investigation. But j a
corrnptiofl stalks so shamelessly 1 '
abroad, and so permeates every de- j 1
partment of the Government now i j
?from the Executive who sells his ; t
Cabinet positions to the h.ghest j
bidder, to the bureau chiefs who a
extort uollar donations from the i 0
starving clerks under them?that1 a
it is dangerous to start an inquiry,! a
because it is impossible to tell n
whete it will stop or to what it will i v
lead. One of these da}Ts the peo-1
pie will wake up to the fact that j1
greater crimes may he committed . (
against a nation by thieves disguise i r
ed in the livery of loyalty t\ian by 1
brave men rearing openly the uni- 8
form of rebellion.?Cincinnati En- ?
quircr. ^
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Important from Cuba. t
Havana, January 2. c
Intense excitcment prevails here in
conBcquonco of an announcement in c
the Havana journals this evening that ]
the revolution had terminated. Ac- ij
cording to the published statement, t
the editors of the journals have seen '
a copy of a circular signed by the {.
members of the Cuban Junta in New t
York, ordering the insurgents bo. lay } t
down their arms for the present, and 1 f.
giviog as a-rcason for the .abandon- j 1
ment of the insurrection the failare of 1
a rccenfc filibustering expedif' "?u and j
the inability of the Junta to Bend | i
more men; and further, the dishear-11
tening action 'of the American Gov- j i
crument;in permitting the guhboatato 1
oaii from New York. The circular, i
r severely attacks the course of Grant, <
The Junfa advyaes the Cubans to sub- 1
mit to tfcie Spaniards in order, to save i
further bloodshed. t
The Voce de Cuba announces the t
surrender of 150Q/insurgents at Tu- 1
ans, and the Diario / announces that
ex-rebel General Coea offers to raise "a
body of guerillas, to $ght against the
ipsurgenti* . ? V A ^ '
J One of the Spanish ^unboaj^fu-jtfv- <
I ed to-da^, having become separated 1
fruits companion's Toff .CharfoBtbfo'. <
iThe tfest krfr expected .td arrive ttt-" <
' A'- * ' : , \$ .J A
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may be considered substantially ended;
but the intelligence needs confirmation.
Sour Cream and Buttermilk. }
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There is no end to the nice nr- .
tides of food (says a lady corrcspendent
.in the American Agricul- (
wyt) tlrnt may be made l>y liairig t
sour cream, sour milk, and butter- ^
milk, iu a judicious way. There fi
ire several things in their use ^
ibout which care should be taken. I u
i 0
L. Cream that is to be used in eook- g
ing 8honld be wholly separated (
from the milk. 2. It should be ,
thoroughly soured. If in any re-' ^
ueipt milk or buttermilk is to be
?m ployed with the cream, it should t
llso be entirely sour, as the mix-1 e
;ure of sweet and sour milk, or j
nx'iini, tends to make the article 1 j
icavy. 4. The amount of soda or t
jalaratus should only be just
mough to sweeten and lighten the
he cream, as any more than this 1 n
mparts tluj green color and soapy j *
lavor which arc so disagreeable ' ?
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ind unwholesome in articles of'
bod. j *
WIlAll Anno O A" 1 "
? " I W II 11*1 IU I
)C goud4 no changes should ho! f
nade, as the chances are tcu to ' f
| 1
)ue that the experimenter will |j
lave a failure, and lay the blame
ipon the use of cream instead ot g
ler own carelessness or ignorance. s
I annex a few recipes which have ii
jecn well tried and proved, and j n
ire thought by all my friends who a
mvc made use of th?m to be i>
.mong their best recipes: u
/-v..- ^ rl
jjuiiuihiui \_/llU (JUitl'l I
>f sour buttermilk, otic teacupful j >f
sour crcnni, two eggs, 011c tea- j ^
poonful of soda, a little salt, flour ! v
enough to make as thick as pound-1 6
i ike. Bake in muffin-rings, placed j L
ijion tins in the oven, from twenty !
~ i
v# iiii> i.j miliums, uirronuiig It) lllO I
emperature of the stove.
Jjiittcrm iIk G riddlc-ea Ices. ?011 o
[unrt of 60iir buttermilk, a little
nit, one tcaspoonful of soda, and
[our enough to make the cakes as n
~ I
hick or thin as you like them,
iakc upon a griddle.
F!
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Europe and 1869. ^
P
European affairs during the past t(
-ear have beon singularly -'nteresting ^
nd not a little instructive. Wo have e|
uid already to talk of the ending of
lie Cuban difficulty, of the ?Sucz Ca- M
ial. of the Ecumenical Council, of the j
rish Church, ofFrer.''i reforms, of:
be Alnhnnifi rbiimn nf dm ?-?Pi
w.r?> v* V>1W UVUbllO \J I Q|
;reat men?such men, for example, a]
,8 Earl Derby and others of the same ^
ircqnal standing in almost all lands, j
,iid to-day \ve present the situation e,
s it existed in England, Ireland, Gerfiany,
France, Russia and Turkey to- <j?
yards the latest days of December. m
The year that is gone has been a gi
iig year for Europe and the world. a
)n this Continent wo can boast of aj
nucb. But no one can deny that the h
'Id World has made big and glorious! al
trides toward the great futuro. Two I
hings command attention?the Suez ! sf
.'anal and the Ecnmcnical Council. r<
iVe do not despise French and En- il
;li.sli reforms; but wo cannot refuse si
o admit that the Suez Canal and tho c<
;rcat Catholic Council have been the ir
svents of the year. e]
Tho Suez Canal is only a partial sue- ir
less and the Ecumenical Council il
)romiscs. to bo a big failure. The ca- tl
lal is in harmony with the spirit of d
ho age. It helps us on id our grand rj
Hrorld efforts. The Council is alto it
;ether a question of tho doubtful fa- el
uro. This, however, must be said} si
he Old World marches on and success n
fives her hope. The hope is not tho ai
ess all on the side of the peoples, b
More and more does Europe imitate E
\merica,'a>id the universal impression si
8 that the people are winning as r
vgalnst;tbe privileged classes. So far or
id the lust year is concerned tbo gain p
ias been on the side of the peoplo tl
ind in favor of general justice. A
oup d'etat after the fashion of that of
liUfl !??<. *1 ?
.uw ? ivno punoiutu nmn ever. 'J.'lie g
vorld must march on until wo arrive ^
it the time when the thinking sons of
nen shall be able to boast of a grand. 1
e (J o ratio n .?Herald. ' i ' ' 1 ,
,i<n ' fny? <#,
. , . ! Yjiti ' ??' - *?*<
Among thej
rbich'are t9 bo ^sVed in January, is
mo to increase tb^. tl|r tff?" {
-y in the.SoaJi^Wllh ^ ^
:v.-: ii< \
jafly;h&*. i.'kJj ,ril j
'<Mk ^ v, I.-:
.'i t'vo. if .
>* /will#, "j
Improving our Native Cliestuut.
Tlic largest nuts of any particular
species always command n
better price than smaller ones,
flic European chestnut is far inferior
in quality to our native sort*,
mil large size is really its own recmirncudulion
for cultivation in this i
onntry, for the trees are neither '
is hardy nor healthy as our native
varieties. 15y little care in making {i
elections, there can be no doubt; i
nit what wo should find that'native ; I
orts alniosj, if not quite, equal in ?1
;ize to the foreign would be pro- ; '
luced. |1
Every one who has ever taken 1
he trouble to examine the nuts of 1
1 liferent trees in the samo forest, l
mist have notteed tne great differ- '<
int trees in the same forest, must <
lave noticed the great ditfcranee i
n form, color and size; and as i
hose charaetcristies can be readily ; 1
(crpetuated by the usual methods'*
mdding andgraftiong, there i9. no ' <
;ood reason why we should not 1
lave permanent varieties of the , 1
lative chestnut, as well as of ap- j 1
ilos and pears. We would howev- <
r recommend growing seedlings ' ]
loin the very largest nuls to be : J
ound, and then again selecting 1
rom these wheu they comr into 1
earing.
About twenty-five years ago, a '
;cut!eman in Washington, 1). C., 1
ent Mr. Chas. Downimr a few snon- '<
o - 'I
wees of very large native chest- 1
uts. a f\v of which he planted ; '
nd a tree grown from one of these i
nts is now standing upon the town i
f the Downing place at Newburgh. '
'his tree has fruited for several <
cars past, and last season Mr. ?
)owning sent us some of the nuts, ]
,hich were very large and line, 1
liowing that the}* had not degeu- 1
I - > ' -
lincu, uui wore equal, n not suerioiyto
the original.?Hearth and ]
lohie- ?
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REDUCING THE PlibLIC DEBT.
The widi'-awakc Washington cor;spondeti
oi' the Cincinnatti Gazette 1
rites: 1
^Nothing is moro simple than the 1
roccss by which Mr, Buutwell is ena- 1
led to issuo his bulletins every month i
;lling the people how the national (
sbt is being reduced. I have bus- j
- cted all long, but never knew until ^
>-day, what was the modus oncrandi. .
dapted lo private business, it would j
liable the worst bankrupt in the Uni
;d States to "stand erect," as Mr. *
Licawbcr did after ho had given hia (
O U. to Straddles. The secret is '
lis: An order has been given to the ?
^counting officers of the treasury to i
How no claims whatever against the <
ovcrnment?to pay nothing, to repu- <
iate everythiug, Tftere are just two j
inceptions made to this general rule? ]
!*? - /*>
iu uunuuuiuuiB unu lue omcenoiuers. j {
hcsc gentlemen,are paid to the ultcr- j
Lost farthing. All other classes of
overt) men t creditors are den;ed even {
hearing. And so, for the sake of j
ppearing to pay off tho public debt,
undredsof millions of just and equit- '
ble claims have been repudiated. 1
Now, why not go afoot further, and ^
iy to tho bondholder that wo can't 1
iueem ins coupons? Is tho debt of 1
io bondholder hedged round by any 1
icred obligation that does not apply j <
inally lo tho man whose claim is not t
i bonds but in quartermasters' vou- ! (
tiers? Bui the i'act in, the debt is (
icreasing daily, notwithstanding f
Lr. Boutwell's lying bulletins. All
le claims now being denied will have
one in some form or another, and buy
the whole mass of claims, whether
i the forms of bonds or of anything
Iso, in a common grave, to the ''mu- 1
c of tho Union"?which is the latest
artie for the Rogue's March. "Equal ]
nil exact juatico to all men" is the i
ogus motto of tbe Rebublican party, j t
Iqual aud exact justice to all creditors ?
iould be the rule of conduct of eve- <
y honorable man. If the govern- ]
tent undertakes to repudiate one
art of the debt, let the people fioiuh
be job and repudiate the rest of it. (
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The President of the United f
tatcs has been ^elected to decide ]
etweeri Portugal and Great Bri- ,
siin as to the ownership of tho is- ?
rod of Bclania, and the piece of |
ST^tAru ftnrirtorin V.o. 4
Afrfc*^ cl ai to e d by. botK.13
fc'M(ffr ilfohfese positionaljW^W
aiitekWonl^ in conrfecti^n
Modern Weddings.
One of the organs of the Episcopal
Church in tlio North coin
nil-ills witn deserved severity upon
tho use, or rather abuse, of the
churches of that denomination in
ilie matter of fashionable weddings
in which the temple oi God is converted
into a species of theater,
with the altar in lieu of footlights,
mid a gapping crowtf of people for
spectators. Some local belle is to
bo married, and forthwith the
whole affair is advertised in a way
which is shocking to every one
ivlio has any delicacy or refinement
the trousseau is put on exhibition,
the bride and groom interviewed ;
the bridesmaids' names, personal
Appearance, age, means, and drcssi)8
given ai length ; the ceremony
is actually rehearsed, with only the
usual squabbling incident to private
theatricals, and what should be a
ilignilied and solemn event, becomes
x disgusting spectacular ati'air, in
which nobody is especially intcres
mc biiij principals ana
Lhc ragauiullius who block up the
doors and sidewalks. Sensible
people have long seen the absurdity
mid bad taste of marriages of this
kind, and it is only proper that
clergymen should refuse to allow
Ihcir churches to be desecrated in
Ibis way. The bishops of the various
dioceses will, no doubt, take
nctio:i in the matter before long,
Liud it is to be hoped that their
example will be followed by ministers
of other deuominatons, even
if the shoddy families who pant for
notoriety at every stage of their
career, anil with whom privacy is a
synonym for annihilation, are compelled
to have the knot hymenial
Lied by Henry "Ward Ueeoher,
ivhose religion is essentially of the
biue-light order, and whose scruples
seem of a kind most easily
quieted.
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Excitement and Short Life.
The deadliest foe to man's longertv
is an unnatural and uurcasotiajle
cxeitement. Every man is born
kVith a ccrtain stock of vitality,
which can not be increased, but
which may be husbanded or cxpen
led rapidly, as be dems best. AVilbn
certain limits be has bis choice,
"o live fast or slow, to live abstemiously
or intensely, to draw *fate
ittle amount ?f life over a large
?pace, or condense It into a narow
Dne ; but when bis stock is exhausted
be lias ho more. lie who lives
lbstemiously, who avoids all stimulants,
takes light exercise, never
Dvertasks himself, indulges in no
exhausting passions, feeds bis mind
md heart on no exciting material,
aas 110 debilitating pleasures, lets
nothillf rnffll' Viia torn rvn^ 1^"" ? -
o ",w vviiJ^vtj XVViC^O
ii? -'accounts with God and man
luly squared up," is sure, barring
iccideuts, to spin his life to the
ongest limit which it possible to
ittaifi; while he who lives intensey,
who feeds on high seasoned food
.vhether material or mental, fatigues
his body or brain by hard
labor, exposes himself to infiamnatory
disease, seeks continual excitement,
gives loose rein to his
Dassions, frets at every trouble, and
injoys little ropose, is burning the
;audle at both ends, and is sure to
ihortcn his days.
Healthfullness of tlie Apple.
No vegetable is more extensively
ised as an article of food, or more
jxtensively relished, than the apple.
Every farmer should have an
ipple-orchard. To lay in a good
?upply of apples every autonjn be-;
ipeaks a good house-keeper. T*here
ian be no more economical ttfveefcnent
in all the line of ?alip#ri$e?.
A.n apple?a good'jpieftow oii^-fcl
ligested in a singfojbou^ aftejr
jaten, aud n
>ther food, wb 1!A ?wwh
Tom five to she honre fo digest
So mor^jtealthfal Uikert can be
isod then a gtev9$T baked, or even
i raw may be taken at
jreakfa8tj?UJb simple eoarae bread,
:Ovfng const) pa*
^ fc?'n^ **
anil apothecaries' bills greatly di
minishcd.? Good Health.
VIRGINIA.
Richmond, January 1.?New Year
was observed hero as never before.
Calls were general. General Canby,
tho Governor, and Mayor gave public
receptions. The army officers attend
| cd in a body, in full uniform, also a
! large number of citizens. Ex-Gover,
?
i nor .Wells gave a reception, which was
! well attended by ofiicers and citizens.
I The eolored societies celebrated the
| Emancipation Proclamation and called
j upon Governor Walker, who made
them a speech. IIo said :
"Fellow citizens : I am glad to
; see you to day," and then reverted to
I the occasion which they celebrated,
i He told them they were his peers bc'
fore the law, and vested with the
j same rights and privilege, and ho, as
! Governor, whuld see that these rights
! and privileges were secured to them.
j lie would stand by and protect thorn
i as far as tho power laid with him.
j Ho appealed to i liom to show by their
action that they appreciated these
rights, and what hud been called an
experiment in regard to colored people
would prove most successful.
lie was followed by General ImhoI
den, who spoke in the same manner.
The speakers were received with loud
cheers.
An Old Wheat Grower's Experience.?Major
Philip says in the
Maine Former.
"For the first eight or ten years
that I farmed it myself, I was mucli
perplexed by wheat being smutty,
and tried tlie various remedies then
in use, but with no success. I took
some six bushels, which was quite
smutty, and went to a neighboring
town to mill. There I saw one oi
the most successful wheat growers
in Franklin County, and he gave
me the following remedy: "Tals?
a large tub, sufficient to hold-'the
amount wanted to be used; prfTiii
the wheat and wash cleiltaptfien
drain oft" tl e water, and fill again
with clean water, so as to cover the
wheat. Then dispctve two ounces
of pure vitrol to tSach bushel, and
turn into the tub; sffg^pltogether
and let the same stand t\$fenty-four
hours, and theu sow the seed."
"In following out the directions
?A.. ? 1 T xl
i given uuovu, jl me nrst year prepared
six bushels to sow a certain
piece of ground, and there was not
enough by aboat one peck. I went
and got that, washed it and sowed
the same, but without being soaked
in the preparation of vitriol. The
result was, the last sowed grew at
least one-fourth smut; while that
prepared with vitrol grew not one
head or kernel ot smut, that could
bo fouud. I have followed the
foregoiog rule inyself for the last
thirty years, and have induced many
others to do the same, and always
with th^same result.
articular* of Mr. Stanton's
ucuiu aru uu -iouows: Un Thursday
hScomplained of his sickness; but his
family were not alarmed as to a fatal
result, as he has'Apparently been in a
worse condition ;f>reviouslj\ Shortly
after m dniglit his symptoms became
I alarming. Surgeon-General Barnes
was present on his accustomed visit,
but found it impossible to afford relief.
Iiev. Dr. Starkie, of the Church
of the Epiphany, Protestant Episcopal,
of which Mr. Stanton was a member,
was summoned, but shortly afterward
the sufferx'cr lost coni-iousncss
and was unablo to converse with any
one. The pulsation of the heart ceased
fur n. fnw ancnnHo ?rwl <li?n
? MIIU VUUli AUbUl lJed,
his hreathiagbeing very faint. It
was until halt" an hour before his
death that his family could realize
? ^ dy^iijg. three
hig; eldest eon Edwin L 1 a,
b^i. ptyest daughter, y?b6tf^jw?lvo
yvnro ui ngw, JU6W18, HIS 8600tt(t BOD,
ttioe-yeSrs "of age, and Bessie, his
youngest child,.'fivo years of age,
... ^7l!
"Washington negroes have another
grievance against Washington
Radicals. The. former attended
Stanton's funeral in large numbers
and had a good place in the
procession; bat the lattep didn't
allow the fact to get intb the ,Par*
P??v, - .s V-Vj
President Grant's recOima^ndatkm
the
A correspondent of the Balti |
more Sun telegraphs to that paper A
that the Western movement to
remove th^bapital is likely to fall 0(
through. The demonstration in t<
Congress has been postponed till tl
after the recess; but its projectors J
now admit that they have no is
1 strength in either house. Senators d
| Drake and Schurz, of Missouri, 0
are both opposed to the plan to *
! place the capital at St. Louis. rl he f
j former senator declared to-doy that ^
I there were not ten members of the
! Missouri Legislature who would t
vote to cede to the Federal Govern- h
ment the jurisdiction over territory ^
withiu the State sufficient for tlie 0
location of the capital. Our Wes- ?
tern members say that they would t
like to have the capital go West, li
but they do not favor any change ii
just so long as the public debt re- I
mains a national burden. a
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g
A Useful Table.?To aid farm- rj
crs in arriving at accuracy in esti- t
mating the amount of land in dif- (
I r i!.i ? 1
icruiii, ncias unacr cultivation, the ?
ollowing table is givou by an agricultural
cotemporary:
5 yards wide by 978 yards long
contains 1 acre. T
10 yards wide by 484 yards long 1
contains 1 acre. j
20 yards wide by 240 yards long
contains 1 acre.
e
40 yards wide by 121 yards long {
contains 1 acre. i
80 yards wide by GO J yards long ;
i i -
contains 1 acre. t
1 TO yards wide by 69 J yards long
contains 1 acre. (
220 feet w ide by 198 feet long contains
1 acre. ,
440 feet wide by 90 feet long con- 1
tains 1 acre. 1
1L feet wide by 393 feet long j
contains 1 acre.
60 feet wide by 726 feet long ^
contains 1 acre. I
L, r 120 feet wide by 363 feet long
"contains l jiita
1 240 feet wide by 181? feet long
contains one acre*
i
1 ^ (
The Latest Bourbon Manifesto.?
Ilenri Bourbon, Count de Chambord,
represents the legitimate lino of the
Bourbons. Ho is one of the two pre- j
tenders to the French throne. j
pretender is the Duke de Chartragfc
grandson of Louis Philippe. GomSfc* |
do Chambord sees the changes^whwh^ *
' are talcing place in Franco. He nRlfa ?
tolerate the empire and CmariaSLT *
but ho cannot tolerate the empire trim1 <
liberty. Napoleon's reforms have frightcned
him. Hence tho flonnt.'s i
loud talk about hereditary rights. \
For seventeen years the Count has e
been watching the empire. Now that t
the empire enters -upon a new phase
the Count feels called upon to reiterato
hereditary claims. If France
prefers to remain a monarchy, why C
should Dot France bo as happy with r
a Bourbon as with a Bouaparte?
This manifesto of the Count reveals ?
ono of the difficulties of the hour.^ t
Napoleon cannot live always. So soon d
as he is dead the Bourbons, younger P
and older, will havo as good a chance, ?l
as the son of the Third Napoleon^ fc)
But France must be allowed to judge 1
for herself.?Herald. ' ' n
? V
Thz Chatham Road.?A correspon- a,
dent of the Wilmington Journal, writ- {,}
ing from Fayetteville, says;
When this Chatham Road will
reach Jonesboro' is, as yet, very un- j
certain, and the general impression is
that it will be years before it pene- a(
tratcs to Cheraw, the originally in- ?
tended ultimato terminus, if indeed it
ever reaches there at all, notwith- di
standing the assurance of Dr.,Hawk- ?
ins, potential as ho has always been t
boen considered in rail road affairs.
This gentleman, I understand, has do- ^
clured his determination to build his ^
road through to Cheraw under any ^
circumstances, and has asserted his
ubilitv (n Hn it. nri?V.nr.? ?
* ?? ivuvuv aiu irUIU 611Dor
North or South Carolina. Id view p
of the pushed states of affairs, it is J,
safe to assume that if the road is com* h
pleted at all during the next fifteen tl
or twenty years, if will be without
the assistanoe of either of these Commonwealths,
as the Legislature of J?
South Carolina has lately refused *?
Aid the enterprise, ' and it is > wall re
knowh that North Carolina bonds are
fast reaching the present standard of .
those issued by our Iate(JG&toderacy. r?
- ; : * +*'. .\T ' &i
/foascwajlb*
delphia Is the f#|l pMb? Hon* W]*, B
Bead ?.and of 4he most
tJ?: City of fj
coid ex-Umted States " ^
fefsSs^plSfe
? r - f
_ . ( v k : -f
Tni: supreme court jubexsnrp.?
lthongh the President delays tft'Mt
10 vacancy op the Supremo bench
ccasioncd by tlio death of Mr. Stan)n,
there is a growing impression
iat tho vacancy will bo given to
udge Strong, of Pennsylvania. It
also stated that tliero is a now canidate
for tho vacancy on tho bench
POfltinn /?'! I? * * * "*
VMW?VUV/U uf iiAr. oiaiuoue death,
'ho candidate is no other than the
Ion. David K. Cartter, now Judge of
be Supremo Court for this district
udge Cartter is believed to have had
omc asperatioii8 of thiB nature at the
ime of the impeachment trial, and
ad then a suro thing of it, in case
Ir. Wade came into the Presidential
fiico. The failure of the impeacbicnt
put an eud this business for a
ime.- Cartter is a very Radical poitician,
and is backed by very strong
nfluence. His most active friend is
(en Butler, who is said to be gettidg
p a paper recommending him after
he fashion of that by which Mr.
itanton's appointment was procured.
?he opponents of Judge Cartter urge
hat Ohio has already two Supreme
yuurt juuges, Messrs (Jbase and
iwayue.
Yasiiti.?Mies Evans has succeeded
nost admirably in carrying out Yolai^e's
idea about language, in the nailing
of ber last novel. We havto
>een diligently searching for its signiication
far some time and have at last
luccceded, through the assistance of
he Macon Telegraph, and Messenger*
We plead an ignorance of "Holy writ"
n the original, at least, though we are
eadcrs of the Telegraph :
We have been asked a half <docen
imes what Vashti, the name of Mrs.
Augusta J. Wilson's (Evans) last nor*el,
means. It is a Hebrew word, sift
lifting that drinks or thread. Those
>vho arc hot familiar with Holy Writ
none of the readers of this paper referred
to) can obtain some light on
be subject by reading the first and se:ond
chapters of Esther?the only
book in the Bible that does not mention
the name of God, Jehovah, I
ng.
Constable Hubbard has in Unit
Country four deputies, who have ma
leven arrests for petit and grand li
:eny. The Horry Netvs eays: '*Thd
leven arrests will cost "the State ov
(6000, and we bet high there1 "willn
>0 three out of the seven convicted.
M&iL ;o ~
m >??u id uii turn iu V/Oioago 1
Rfiing his adopted bod. The way
lid it was to tie the boy's hands ai
eet together, and then whip hind
lcath.
The session the CEcnm<mi<
Council, on Thursday, lasted ov
ive hours?the subject nnder disci
lion: Whether philosophy was hfeerodox.
s * %
The Barnwell Journal is to remote
rom Blackvilie back to Barnwell. It
ame with the Court House, and now
eturns under the eame escort. j
The Cincinnati Catholic Telegraph %
tat?s that an effort will be mad* it
be (Ecumenical Council to isaae *
ecroo prohibiting any music bat
iain chaunt In the services of that
burch. The Telegraph opposes any
iange ?? i
A difficulty occurred between two
egro men, near Augusta, Ga., on
Wednesday last, when Cyrus ClaatoQ,
jed ninety-odd, received wouads at
le hands of Hoses fiussey, from thfc
Tects of which he died. > , f
At Mount Pleasant, Ohio, on Toes,
ay, Duncan McDonald playfully
tapped a pistol tit ThomaB Corcoran,
id shot him dead.
A little girl, -nantad Annie Glllewv,
tea 01 nyctophobia, in Louisville Ky.1,
few days ago. Hor sufferings wei*
irriblo to behold ^ .
J. O. Harris, merchant; A. A. Noiofl,
cotton broker, and H.-T. Jboodatie,
all well-known business :itoea ia
ew Orleans, died lost week. ; oil
A Nashville artist has just completed
a bronze bust pf t
Bckson, which ir eaid^, the
" lit t " *
IVfb ,
lOt has J?fc ?PPeV$$?v jin'd'./:ov *
Calcraft, the ^olidoh lijlb^mar,
16 been retfrfea <& itfccoW bf old
A Detroit bofc^vt W
BptiWtW
mm. . u mi%
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