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EDGEFIELDMP~., SEPTEMBER 19J, 1855._
WOEAN'S WAR SONG. .
11! women in jackets and pants,
1Io! women in'shirts and cravats;
)on't you see how we womien'advance ?
t Jf youlon't -you're.as blind as the-bats.
You must-pet us-no longer we say
" ' z Getiloeiwith your loves' and your 'dears,
We will cast off the fetters to-day
1iciave held us in bondage for years.
?reuasgood and'as wise as yourselves,
Aad.wi.e ask of your business a share,
ve ilitip; 6r we'll take it ye elves,
For a var- to the knife we declare.
If. a town's to.be sacked, let us go,
We can do-it the very best way ;
If a man's to be hanged, let us know,
" For we're terrible creatures to slay.
'We'll make speeches in Congress, we wlll,
We can talk.just as fast as the men,
-Arid the-President's chair we will fill
Won't we veto all peace measures then?
So take care of the babies at home,
And you needn't look surly nor cry;
We will go when we please, and. we'll come,
O; ye ugly old customs, good-by !
-T1E TEN COMMANDIEET8.
HLAva thou no other -Gods but me ;
Unto.no image bow thy knee ;
-Take ndtthe name of God in vain;
Do not my Sabbath day profane ;
Hoor thy father and thy mother too,
And see that thou no murder do.
From il1e adultery keep. thee clean;
. And steal not, tho' thy state be mean.
Bear no. false witness-shun that plot;
What is thy neighbor covet not.
Wite these thy laws, Lord, in my heart,
A t e not from them depart.
.A MISER'S EPITAPH.
"Hecre ties Old Thirty-three Per Cent
Thp more he got the more he lent;
The more he lent the more he craved !
Good God can such a soul be saved !"
EXTRACT EUO1 AN. ADDRESS DELIVERED BY
DRL J. WINSMITH, -
At *1we ciamnti"-L
- e 25t1,m T855 antd se iin * teiora"
tion of a Battle fought at that place du- a
ring the War of the Recolution.
The citizens of Spartanburg District, hay- n
ing determined to celebrate the Atniversa
ry: of the Battle of Cedar Springs on the
25th of last month, selected Dr. J. Win- l
smith, 'a 'Representative of the District in f
the State Legislature as the "Orator of the
day." We.present our readers that porti.mn
.of Dr. Winsmith's excellent address, which 1
relates the incidents of the battle. This I
narration gives a very interesting account t
of one of the fiercest battles that were
fought in this State, during the " period that i
tried men's souls."
"On, the 13th of May, 1780, the Ameri
can ariny of Charleston, commanded by
General -Lincoln, surrendered to the British
forces under the command of Sir Henry
Clinton, by whom it had been for sometime
beseiged at that place. The surrender of a
*lidle army, constituting the force which
~Ihad been chiefly relied on for the defence of
.our.State, could not fail to have a most im
auspicious effect on the cause of the Revo-.
lationin South Carolina. Many who have
.been 'active and zealous before, now appear.
.ed inelinied to abandon the cause, as a hope
less effort.. Others who had been wavering,
actuated .by that natural impulse, which
al-ways inclines some men to join the stron
gest party, now~ abandoned their noutrality,
and joined the enemy.
" Sir Henry Clinton, after the fall of Char
:leston, looking upon South Carolina pretty
.much as a conqured province, left Charles
ton' for New York, leaving four or five thou
sand troops under command of Lord Corn
Swallis, for the purpose *of overrunning and
.bolding possession -of the State. To ae
.domplishl this object, Lord Rawdon was to
..oceupy the Eastern portion of the State,
and he 'soon established himself at Camden.
Aholonmel Cruger was ordered-to take posses.
ion of Cambridge, and the surrounding
autfry. And, in accordanc'e withi thie poli
* y'f the.British, after what they consider
.the general submission of the* States to
~ducrse the royal force by embodying the
' Edle of the country as a British militia.
d~~i6fFerguson, a brave and distinguished
officer,.yas sent to the upper districts to train
theanest lojal inhabitants, and attach them
to his corps. - Ferguson encountered no
Qppdostion,- and was. quite successful for
Bome time, laz -he objects of his mission,
and even until he wintered -the lower part of
Spartanburg District. About this time Colo
nel Sumpter, whose. name in connection
~with our Revolutionary struggle cannot fail
xecite in .the breast of every Carolinian
- Afre armest emotions of admiration and
itt e, had, at the head of a little band'
dfre n, returned to his own State.
~Tlie same time, too, Major ~Clark of
.sogi4, who -had been repulsed in an attack
-upoR-*ugusta; marched through the upper
fe th-Carolina to join Sumpter,
lie njar W atawha in Yor Distrt.o
tance of mnaking some show of resistance
tbo the hertofore unimpeded progress of Fer
guson, requested additional force, which he
proposed to furnish and- move over into
Spartanblurg- District -fer tbqypurpose of an
--noving Fprguson..-boping - that - it woold at
least, have the effect of revivi'ng the droop
inglaplits of. those who were favorably dis
posed to the Whigi cause.
"Ju A.cordanlce wit!h this 'arrangemenlt,
-4kossed B;oad River; and, spoine where
.in 'inPirch. toward~s Ferguson, wvas s.nex.
-peptedly juined by Col'onels McDowell and
- ShemwitLbs few .-nen. After McDowell
anid Shelby jojn~i himri wats determined,
ni the.exp i-o had bten entrustedl to
Clark,-he should still retain 'the command,
"'Fe'gulon was informed of this move.
ment, before Clark approached very near
him, and determined at once to force him to
makes precipitate retreat or fight. And as
Clark's command. was far inferior to that. of
the enemy badly equiped and provided for, in
every way, prudence compelled him to re
treat. In his retreat he encampec for the
night, somewhere near- Fair Forest' Creek
and about tvo miles from this plrc e. Be
fore day the spies came in, and gave the in
formation- that Fergusoar was within half a
mile of them. Clark immediately resumed
his retreat and. Ferguson coming up to his
encampment, and finding that he had left,
immediately detached Captain Dunlap, with
about sixty or seventy British dragoons and
one hundred and fifty. or sixty volunteer
mounted Riflemen in pursuit, with orders to
overtake Clark, and engage him until he
could bring up his whole force.
"Somewhere near this place-just on yon
hill, as I have always understood it-the
spies came running in, and informed Clark
that Ferguson's horse, were in sight. Clark,
with the approbation of his whole command,
immediately determined to fight; and, con
sequeitly, formed, and wafted to receive
them. Dunlap's volunteer mounted. Riflemen,
who were in front, recoiled, and gave back
at the first fire of their opponents, and
Dunlap found it difficult to rally them.
Having done so, however, he placed him
self at the head of his Dragoons, and led
them on, followed by the mounted Riflemen,
to a bold and spirited attack. For awhile,
it was a fierce contest; but Dunlap having
lost about half of his Dragoons, and the
Volunteer Riflemen not spearing. much a
disposed to come into very close quarters, t
he was compelled to- retreat, and, was pur. d
sued with great vigor and spirit, until he
met Ferguson, who had put his whole force d
in motion to relieve him. -t
" Clark, with his s:mall band, being una.
ble to oppose the whole force of Ferguson, i,
was now compelled to retreat. And, per.
baps, in that retreat,- he. displayed equal 0
:ourage, and more skill, than was exhibited a
in any part-of the engagement; for having F
.altured about twenty British Dragoons, h
ad several volunteer Riflemen, much atten' b
ion was necessary for: their security-and tj
as the Dragoons were the choice troops of
erguson's command, he felt, and avowed a le
letermination to re-capture them-and tak. tt
ng thec e.
ble posi -
vas ther . -
ow Big - . ! .
oldiers at the Us.m u weud, iauapr ut.arK a
vas enabled to hasten his retreat; and Fer. p
uison, finding it unavailing, desisteu' from
" I have thus given you Fellow Citizens,
rhat I consider a correct account of the N
cattle of Cedar Springs. I have with much ta
are and considerable labor, examined .all t<
he statements upon the- subject, and find w
hem materially dilerent. In some of them w
t is stated that the Battle was fought before
lay at Clark's camp, and no notice is taken o
)f the presence of either McDowel or Shel- d
)y on that occasion. But the Biography of
General Shelby, published in the National
ortrait Gallery, states that Col. Shelby had h
he command in the battle at this place and a
hat lie had six hundred men. Thus it will
e8 seen howv different and contradictory are a
he published statemients upon the subject.
Ihave, however, examined them all careful
y, and compared them with the tradition of i,
~he country--with the statements and de
larations twhich I have received from the j,
nst reliable personial authority-from those
who were active in the engagement. And ,
Ihave recently examined the written state
nerits of a revolutionary officer, who com- h
Panded a Company in the Battle at this
lace and whose name, but for the relation
I bear to him, I should be proud to mention
' this occasion-altogether satisfied, thata
t would be considered high authority in a
ommunity, w'here, through the course of a
ong life, much of which wvas devoted to the
ervice of his country, he alwvays received a
he highest mark of the public confidence,
and the most grateful acknowledgement of g
is Revolutionary services. I have carefully
xamined this, too; and after the fullest ex
amination of all of them, I have no doubt
but that the statement I have just given isc
" All the accoiints concur in establishing a
the conclusion, that our little Revolutionary ,
band earned for themselves, on this occasion,i
the reputation of Patriot Soldiers. Not a I
man gave way. Every one performed the,
part assigned him, wvithi promptitude -and
spirit. Major Clark was a distinguished
officer, and a brave. man;- and on this occa
sion, he commanded. with great skill, and
fought with a daring courage amounting
almost to rashness. And the biographer of
General Shelby says, that be had often heard
Shelby mention -the circumstance of his
stopping in the midst of the Battl-e ter look
with admiration and astonishment at Clark
fghting! And, I know, Fellow Citizens,
that I express less than you feel, when' on
this occasion, I offbr to his memory, your
behalf, and for myself, the tribute of our
most grateful acknowledgment.". .
A man wvith an enormously large sucker
called on a dentist to get a tooth drawn.
After the dentist had prepared' his instru
menits and was about to commence opera
tions, the man of mouth began to strain
and stretch his -mouth till he got it to a
frightful width. " Say, Bir,"' said the dentist,
"don't trouble yourself t~o stretch your
mouth any wider, for I intend to stand -on
the outside of it to draw your tooth."
1.THE phrase fighting on his own hook, is
now more .elegantly . rendered, " waging war
upon the prudent individuality of his person.
WrriswzCgsmt-Punch says a friend.
is one who -junips down arnd puts on the
1ragr t1ehenlhe finds-that -you are going down
. too fnn t.ut ' -
We have recently been thrown into large
companies of a strangers at different. placea
and among the-most disagreeable of our re-,
minscences is that of profane language em
ployed more constantly and unreservedly
than we ever heard before. Whether- this
abominable practice is actually on the in.
crease, or :we were unfortunate in falling
into an atmosphere of society peculiarly. in
fected with this moral malaria, we are una
ble to determine. Certain it is that our ears
are yet tingling with the horrid oaths and
narses we havevheard ascending almost con
stantly to heaven.. from persons in every
grade of society. With no afiectation of
refinement, we now give utterance to our
Sentiments on the subject, and solemnly pro.
!est against this most gratuitous and daring
ustom .by which the iajesty of the Supreme
s daily insulted,
That a profane and irreverent use of the
ame of the Creator.:and Redeemer of the
world is a coarse vulgarism not to be tolera.
ed in the society - of ladies .is universally
dmitted, Even among the more-refined of
he other sex, such language is only employ-.
d out- of their company for - the occasional
rpose of adding point or emphasis to their
nost earnest conversation. But many per
ons who reprobate the practice reserve, to
hemselves the privilege of using such Ian
,uage on special occasions, and are willing
o tolerate in others that which they will
tot altogether abandon themselves. By the
ustonis of society therefore it appears to be
onsidered sufficiently genteel to utter the
ost impious language in the presence and
efiance of the omnipresent Jehovah, provi
ed that ladies are not within hearing, and
e occasion seems to call for more -than or
inary earnestness of expression.
We utill not stop to inquire whether such
eference to female taste is not itself insul-.
ng, by comparison, :to the majesty . of
leaven. Profane language is directly and
nmediately impious. It is, a clear, emphat
r, and undeniable declaration of the. individ.
al that he does not and will not 'pay even
decent respect to the Creator and Supreme
uler of -the universe. In the category -of
rman crimes it stands next to that form of
asphemy which the scriptures teach us is
e sin never to be forgiven.
We are persuaded that the general.preva
nee of the custom is due to the impression
at it is a sign of manly courage. It is
e special vengeance of H eaven !-Raleigh
SIGNS AND WONDERS.
When will signs and wonders cease?
ot till the destroying angel shall clip short
e thread of time, and the heavens be rolled
gether as a scroll. Not a day passes but
e see good and bad signs, as the following
It's a good sign to have a man enter your
Blee with a friendly greeting-" Here's two
llars to pay for my paper."
It's a bad sign to see a man say lie is to
)or to take a paper-ten to one he carries
)me a jug of "red eye" that cost him half
It's a good sign to see a man doing an
f of charity to his fellows.
It's a bad sign to hear him bioasting of it.
It's a good sign to see the color of health
a man's face.
It's a bad sign to see it all concentrated
It's a good sign to see an honest man
earing old clothes.
It's a bad sign to see themi filling holes in
it's a good sign to see a man wipe -the
erspiration from his face.
It's a bad sign to see him wipe his chops
s he comes out of a saloon.
It's a good sign to see a woman dressed
ith taste and neatness.
It's a good sign to see a man or woman
dvertise in the papers.
It's a bad sign to see the sheriff~ advertise
War SnOULD I Grvs?--Where God is
rgotten, it is pitiful to see how riches har
en the heart of him who gains them.-.
iometimes the man who was liberal while he
va poor, becomes niggardly as he becomes
vealthy. TIhe tendency of gain is to nour
sh selfishness if the hand bestows it is over
ooked, and the thirst of selfishness can
meer be slaked. The reservoir of the cove
ous never overflows. Recognizing no obli
;ation, he yields- to no claim. A man of
his sort once said, "others never give to
ne, why should I give to others I" infatuated
nan ! u hat hast thou that thou hast not
eceivedi Who gave thee reason, life, sue
:ess! Who prospered thy 'plans! Who
rave thee power to get wealth? Who, has
ept thy dwelling safe! Who has warded
aft from thee a thousand calamities which
uave-overtaken thy fellows? And art thou
indebted to none-has none a right to thy
bounty? Wilt thou rob God? Shall he have
[o share of what is his owni. .
AN EvERY-DAY MoRAL.-Tlp law may
be compared-to a street-fight, at the end of
which it-is discovered that the coats of the
combatants are missing. The fact is, the
layers, hilst their clients were pommeling
one another, have quietly wvalked off' with
A ~LUCK~Y FAXILY.-SX sisters wvere
recently married in one night at their father's
in Somerset coupty, Pennsyvania.-FEx
Wurr kind-of essence does a young nman
like when he pops the questioni A cquies
inRIEE: thinga an. good. as their better
dirty water to extinguish fire, a homely wife
to a blind -man, and a wooden sword to
Marriage is a Diviol id. beautiful ar
rangement. It was 'demgd by Providince
not solely as the meaas oeeping up popu
lation, or as a mire. sota.and economical
convenience, but .as theil'ending of two
spirits into one-the inlaseline representing
wisdom, and the feminineleaffection, . WVheni
there is.a true.spiritual Anaity between the
two, then the desiga s .omplished.
-Premature marriagesianeamong the great.
est evils of the times' -would not-be a
ba'd idea in these d Qt reforms, if an
anti-marrying:-i .a-liurr . iety were insti
tuted. No.w a da ; r ogle leap. into.
the magic life-circle w . nt;ore considera
tion than they.woulm -of a dinner
little thinking that, when dnce in, they are
there until their emd coineak There is little,
sometimes of mutual anuif of disposition,
and comparison .of. ta d affections.
They seem to fancy that, .there are. any
discrepandies,- the fatal G knot,. which
can be seldom cut an4pr untied,. will
harmonize -all. - "
The numbers who. hae It this truth
the numbers still feeling'i their heart's
core-are inealculablei : y recognise it
as the great mistake ,Eoir lives. The
chain is not to them a 4i.one, but a ca-'
ble of iron, that tightens nd them more
and more, crushing ontal pe and energy,
substituting hate for oe nd eating out
with its rust, the very'ineilfe of the soul.
Boys and girls now 'iif to a greater
extent than ever beforei ad of waiting
till they become '.fu. gs and matured
men and women. The g dandy, as
soon as he gets out oftas jackets, and
finds a little furze gathered his upperjip
-and the youngmiss as as she emer
ges from the nursery andi iated frocks.
-think they are qua)lipe assume the
most solemn responsibilities life. And so
if " Pa" and " Ma" wvon!t t, they post
off to some Greetna GreeO d- there take
obligations that, in ninefy" clases out of
a hundred, they 'will nver e bitterly to
Marriage should neer e resdlt of
ancy. The ball room an- eveng par.
ty rarely develop real-chari Under the
exhilarating inluence of the' ce, the glare
f the lights, and the me ib and joke,
he dissolnte young mainf ppear amia
le, and the slatternly c ble. Mat
hes made a+ --- - - d -
n the ,Almost d lily divorces that are taking
,lace, in Lme running away of husbands,
eaving theia wives and children to starve,
and in the elopement of wives. Not. only
his, but we witness it in broken.spirited men,
made old in the prime of life, strugglir' n
or mere food and clothing and shelte . .nd
in women cross, dirty, sluttish and wrir:h' -
It would be quite impossible for - to .:
Pict faithfully the multitude of phvs.::a' and
moral evils that result from tl..:se *nful
marriages-for sinful they are. The ruin
the body, corrupt the morals, and stult.fy
he mind. And the result does not stop
with husband and wife. Thereare the chil
dren. They partake of. the feebleness and
vics of the parents, both physical. and mor
al, and go out into the busy -world stunted
and gnarled. God pity them!l
WVe would not be understood as spenking
against the institution of marriage, it is
oly, beautiful and beneficent. But let eve
y one take his mate or none. Let not the
bave eagle pair with the stupid owl nor the
entle dove with the *carrion -ecrow. Like
sould have like. It is a glorious sight to
see two old people who. have weathered the
storms and basked in the sunsline of life
together,'go hand in hand, lovingly and
trthfull3, .a .vn the gentle declivity of time,
with no angers, nor jealousies, nor hatreds
arnered up against each other, and looking
ith hope and joy to the eversasting youth
of heaven, where they-shall be one forever.
That is the true nmarriage--0, it is the mar
riage of spirit wmithm spirit. Their love is
woven into a wvoof of gold, that neither time,
nor death, nor eternity can sdver.-T~he
THE ART' OF gINGING.-No provision is
made for instruction in vocal music in the
public schools of Washington, nor in any of
the ordinary private schools of which -we
have any knowledge. In. some instances,
by the voluntary act' of the' teachers, the
children 'are taught to sing a fewv songs, but
not the elements nf music; and this is true
also of the Sabbath Schools. The love of
musi'is universal among tIle children of this
city, .and it is manifested in every possible
manner. They all sing. in their own iniper
fet manner. In every Sabbath School they
sing in full chorus. Upon every public oc
asion in which they are lrought forwvard
.they sing. .Every concert room accessible
to them, by means of a low price allis
sion,.'is full of. them. They are adepts in
" Ethiapian Minstrelsy ;" they sing with gus
to the -songs of the yellow 6overed books in
every political campaign; ylet they are snot
taught to sing correctly,4nd they fail to'c-e
quire in youth a branch of. .education That is
then easy of acquisition, but is difficwit to
enter upon in later years..
.We regret this great omlisionm. Music of
the proper kind greatly harmonizes and ele
vates the, character of both children and
adults, but in the former -its infiuenmce is
strikingly perceptible. The standard of
music can only become elevated in this city
by an appreciation of the adbject by the
community in general; in other words, by
the general dissemination of 'musical educa
tion, and especially in 'the - department of
vocal music. Trhere are a~ number of pro.
fessors of music among pa who are capable
of imparting the iieeded ilstruction in an
efficient manner. May Awe unot hope that
the directors .of our system. of public schools,
the teachers of privato schoots, and parents
generally, will eQ-operate in a determined
ef'ort, to institute teaeherships of vocal mu
sic in every school, or to establish special
schools of instru:tion. in singing, each for
the benefit of the children of several common
schools, at hours not conflicting with the
usual routine of studies ? We would advise
persons capable of giving instruction in this
branch of education to. go forth themselves
and urge this subject upon the attention of
all who should feel an interest in it.-Na.
L NEVER . heard of a man that stole ' his
winding sheet, or fought for a coffin, -or
went.to law for a grave. The bold trans
gressor covets no such goods. A parent
who sends his son into the world uneduca
ted, and without skill in any, art or science,
does-as great an injury to mankind as to his
own family ; he defrauds the community of
a-useful citizen, and bequeaths to us a nui
sance. He-that clothes, the poor, clothos
his-own soul. He that sweetens the cup of
affliction, sweetens -his own heart. He that
feeds the hungry, spreads out for himself a
banquet of heavenly dainties. A fondness
for low company is generally the conse
quence of, ignorance and want of. taste;
nevertheless, it should be remembered that
all is not gold that glitters. If you would
have friends,- deserve them; there is no sur
er path to honor and preferment. Is there
a royal road to wealth I-Nay, verily. The
bee that waits on Flora-gathers sweets with
incessant - toil; and the squirrel- provides
his winter stores by daily industry. So
should man labor, both for the things of this
world, and for riches that cannot fade. " The
hand of the diligent shall prosper." " If ye
cry diligently unto me, will I not hear? saith
.IoRE OF TUE SNAKE SToRY.-The Wy
oming papers still persist in the snake story.
Nay, it is now affirmed that, on a recent
occasion, .two large snakes were seen- in
Silver Lake. . The editor of .the Wyoming
Times has conversed vith several of the
observers, and he gives the following as their
version of the stry :-- r
" We were now on the shore at the mouth i
of the inlet; and afterwards got into a boat I
there. We were -*atehing for the serpent.
Between eight and nine o'clock we saw
what appeared to be a. serpent come out of r
the rushes between us and the outlet, and i
move up the lake as fast as a boat is usually a
ro e . E l ,- .. . .-,
umauver uns propelling power of either,
although -'e head muved backwards and
orw..r, -;. went i, tic ia.o. We saw
..:- te ir tE iti a ,inumes. They both
s:I. ..arly opposite the promontary."
.M1i'REGNALE.-A Russian in New York
ys Sweaborg is impregnable, and that-the
ilied fleet could have done nothing more,
in their late attack, -than destroy a fe'w build
ings by burning; that the works could not C
be injured by the kind of fire the fleet ap
pears to have directed against the place.
A DUE!. ForGhT.-Two men -named
Mlayes and Harlow, of Yazoo city, Miss.,
fought a duel near Vicksburg on the 28th
ult. The weapons used were rifles. Mayes
was shot in the arm and -in the neck, but .r
neither of 17is wounds is considered danger
ous. Barlowv was not hurt.
LA1nGE Hoor.-'rhe editor af the Buffalo
Republic wvent to walk with a fashionably'
dressed lady the other day, and could not
get within four feet of her person on ac
count of the circumroundaboutness of her
IF you have any of those homely excres
cences about you, called warts, make a strong
decoetion of white oak bark, and apply it
twice a day. In twio or three wveeks, the
warts wvill disappear. *This fatt will interest
TnE whole number of deaths by the re
ent railroad accident on the Philadelphia
and New York Railroad wias t-wenty-three;
the whole number of injured sixty-five.
FALL OF A BRIDGE.-AS Van Amburgh
& Co.'s menagerie were crossing a bridge
in Burlington, New Jersey, on the 24th ult.,
the bridge-gave wvay, and the cage contain
ing thle rhinoceros went down. The rhino
ceros, horses and driver ifrere badly bruised,
and a lad who was standing on the bridge
at the time was so serio'usly injured that his
life is despaired of.
PRINTERs.-Lord Stanhope was-a printer !
Franklin was a priniter !- Beranger the great
French poet, was -a printer. TIhiers, the
great French historian, was a printer!
- " If a brilliant star
Were stricken fromi the donme of nighlt
A Printer's Press, if planted there,
Would fill the vacuum to a hair,
Anid give, perpaps a better light."
AN Irishman- who had jumped into the
water to save a man from drowning, on
receiving a sixpenlse from the person, as a
reward for-his services, looked at the six
pense and then at him,'and at last exclaimed
" Well! I'am over paid for the job."
THE electric telegraph line from -Sevasto
pol to St. Petersburg has begun to operate,
and St. Petersburg is already connected
with all the European capitals through Ber
lin. The line is also complete from Paris to
Constantinople, through Shumla and Adria
nople, though perhaps it is not quite ready
A Wilmingto'n, Delaware, paper says tliat
an Irish weaver named John Brownt, who
imigrated to the United States in the year
1794. and wiho set up his loom in Wilming
ton, in the same place it now occupies, has
ever since been engaged weaving carpets
there, and still coantiues it, as h!appy as the
.d,.. is lng, nfter n lnnse. of sixty-one years.
TRADE WITH THE NOETJ.
A Philadelphia paper, speaking of the
intenser and more offensive Abolitionism o
Now York, compared with that of its owr
brotherly. city, observes:
"We do not wonder that the business
men of the South dislike to go to Now Yorb
to buy their goods or transact their mercan.
In this connection we may. be permitte'd
to say, that we wonder that they cross Ma.
son and Dixon's -line either for pleasure or
business. They cannot travel anywhere in
the hireling States, as gentlemen attended
by their body-servants, without being mob=
bed and plundered. They might go to Eng.
land and traverse the continent, without the
slightest molestation ; but . here, at home, if
they venture into what is called a "Sister
State," solemnly pledge to respect our rights,
if they escape with the loss of their proper.
y and without bodily harm, they may con.
ider themselves fortunate. We do not
know that there is any difference between
New York and Philadelphia, or any other
own over the border,. in this respect. Eve.
ywhere, the Southerner is subjected to the
same outrage and spoliation; everywhere,
uis rights are assailed and his person insult
as though- he were a foreign enemy. - In
hiladelphia, a pretence of palliating the
wrong may be made by judicial dicta, thrown
ut on irrelevant points'; but the main griev.
Lmce goes unredressed. The Southerner is
nobbed and robbed of his property. The
nass of the population, jealous of any en
roachmnent by blacks on their monopoly of
ervitude, or harboring an instinctive abhor
once of a gentleman, attended as a gentle.
nan desires to be, sympathize with the rob.
iers, encourage them, and shield them from
The wonder is, and truly it is a wdnder,
hat the people of the South hold any inter.
ourse of pleasure or business with commu.
ities who show, by their actions, that they.
ntertain such feelings %bwards--them. A
atural pride and becomi g1elf.respect, to
ay nothing of self-int st, one would sup
ose; would speedily erect an impassable
arrier to all social civilities or pecuniary
ealings. Less provocation than we have
eceived, if we lived under separate Govern.
tents, would long since have led to open
nd bloody wars. -
- .'c:: .. 4
in a wuent -and to a generous
osom, it is painful to abandon a cherished
But these and all other ties will have to
e abandoned to a sense of self-preservation.
lur merchants must look to otber marts for
ieir rupplies; - and our plea.ure-seekers
lust explore other fields in which to squan
er their superfluous funds. The profits
thich the North realizes from one and the
ther, go to strengthen the arms of those
.hon we are forced to regrard as our ene
iles; and the question resolves itself into
lie simple one of personal and sectional
BURIAL Dr MooNLIGHT.-The Petersburg
express tells of the burial, by moonlight, of
. highly esteemed young man, who died
ecently at Portsmouth of yellow fever.
As is the universal ceustom with all who
lie of the yellow fever, the interment of the
>ody took place in the evening of the samie
fternoon thlat the death oc'eurred, (about 8
~'lock,) and, our informant staties, was the
nost solemn and-impressive scene 'he ever
vitnessed. The full orbed moon shone with
mwonted brilliancy, and the marble menu
nents and dreary looking tomb stones of
he cemetery, reflecting their dark shadows
round the uncovered grave,. invested the
sene with almost painful solemnity. Added
o this a deathly stillness prevailed, not a
ound intruding to disturb the quiet repose
f the dead; and as the minister of God, in
low and mournful accents, offered up a fer
rent invocation to the Heoavenfy Father, that
2e would saeetify the melancholy event to
the good of the livirig, and be a husbind to
the disconsolate widow in the hour of deep
beravement, big tears coursed down many a,
nanly check, as they stood around the per.
tals of- the grave, and the pent up grief of
every heart found relief in loud and prolong
Bd sobs. The prayer was finished, the last
ad words of the burial service, " Dust to
lust, and ashes to as'as," were articulated,
when the grave was filled, and, wvithout a
word beinig spoke~r., this mournful train left
the last resting place of the dead, repaired
to their respective homes wi'th heavy hearts,
and deeply .impressed that the saddest scene
they ever witnessed, was a " burial by moon
A HINT oN HoUsEILD NANAGEMENT.
Have you ever observed wvhat a dislike eer
vants have to any thing cheap? They hate
saving their master's money. I tried "this
epnetwith great success the other day.
Finding, we consumed a vast deal. of soap,
I sat down-in my thinking chair, and . took
the soap question into consideration, and I
found reason to suspect we - were using a
very expensive article, where a much chea.
per one would serve the purpose better. I
ordered a half-a-dozen pounds of both sorts,
but took the 'precaution of changing 'the
papers on which the prices wvere marked be.
lore. giving them into the hands of Betty
" Well, Betty, which soap do you find wash.
es-best I" "Oh,splease,-sir, the dearest, in
the blue paper; it makes the lather as well
as again as the other." " Well, Bettf, yd
shall alwvays have it, then ;" and.thus the un
suspecting Betty saved me some pounds a
,year, ad washedI the clothes better.-Re
QCIItLs are things that are sornetimes ta
ken fromu the pinionis of one goose to circu
-late. the opinims of mnother.
?Tus onily way to proniounce a Russins
namiu I to'si.eze three* tinns anid then sa:
IT IS NOT- TRUE.-The suoi3ed i
we clip fi'dm the Richiond o
A correspondent.of the.St. mLoa s.M as
Democrat, $tates- the following. ap a. start
ling fact connected. with the.Kansasiques
tion:. "-The most -singular anl tart ag
item. connected with- tberjerritoriaL-pree, .
however, is to be-found In the fact% that-die
" Kansas Free State," an uncoidiuing e
and -able anti-slavery 'paper, is chieBy ' ='
ported by North nod' South Crotma-ot '
which'States the editor--wa.rntIy r
dent." ,Who-is .this editor! hat .
claims ias- he to support fronthe; tb -
We do not credit the assertions-.continedJ,
in the above- extract; but if. it : be-rue,--w4
want to know it-if false, let- the coin be
nailed to the 'ounter. Will-soine or-odr*
North or South Carolina cotepoaiesitf'
vorns with 4 reply I
We know not who is-the. editor (thp e
Kansas Free State;. for,.we have never.sese
a copy of-the paper.- 'We doubt very-awsh.
if there is a single copy tiken in the State;
certainly not one that we'bae heard-o1; 1e
the editor be whosoever, lie mafy, whetliet
a former resident of South 'Carolilla or t
beneficiary of the Massachsetta Eigra
Aid. Societies. No true son of.ths.:iSlta
of the South will subscribe for dhe.Ka" .
Free State, with the view of sustaiiing and
encouraging it. We have-no hesitabiou"Ia
pronouncing the allegation. of the orre oq -
dent.of the Missouri Democrat false in ever
particular so far as South Carolina. ;s cen,
corned. - What say .you. brethre o tie
Press --Carolina Times.
O7rWe venture to speai fori 'igsfe1a
District, and assert that no man-'rir l o '
ders, a- native- of this. District, would be
caught reading the filthy abolition shoet '
A RsxARKBLE MAN.-A cortespp ndiit
of the Kentucky .Statespan :gives a
of an old. citizen living in-:'Pulasi oueut ,r
named Elijah -Denney, 'who" is perhaps,.ther
oldest man in Kentucky. He witt benope '
hundred and eighteen yeais':df age'oi.the'
10th of'September next, end isr ss activea
many men at fortj.. e wor s' daily upo,..
a farm, and throughout the, whole of biian.1e
has been arearly riser. He. informed.the wry:
ter that he lever drank .but one.cup df.cof- .
fee, and that was in the year1848. 'Ha ser
rVd ;''r.- w.var oftlie'tvovoliui .
.- s . * 'i ....1"S
V' ~. r2 ' t' ;1iLIV 5s oif the a : ' ;per..;;r(1
death of Col. Isaac Hayne of South Carolina,
an early victim of the Revolution.: He is
sprightly and active, and would be taken..at,
any time, to be a man'of niddle ago. $e"
is a stri:t member of the Baptist. Church.
He has four sons and five daughters.ali.liv.
ing; the eldest 'is now in his 78th year and,
youngest son fifty.one. Such. Uje "brief'
sketch of this aged soldier-andi republican;
who is, perhaps, the only surviving soldier
of Francis Marion, Sumpter and= Harry,.
JEwisl CoNVENTIo.-The Jews' Con.
ference to be .held at Cleveland!. 06bio, in
October next, will be the first assemblage of
the kind that has ever taken place id the
United States. The Jews now form a large
population, who worship according to rituals
established in Spain and Portugal, Poland
and Germany. These forms -are of(aneient
.date, and repetitions which, are repulkive te:
many enlightened Jews of the present dat
in Europe and America.. There-have been'
several synagogues .established ik different'
cities in Europe .and this. country,. whieh>
introduced in their forms of worship ritnilse
peculiar to each synagogue. - These reb
mers, not however reformers as to doctrine,
but mer-ely as to manner of- worship-, appear
to- have had no'fixed rule of actien 'Thias'
was occasioned by. the want of' a concert%
which comil.d not be had in any 'way emep
by a Sanbedrim or Conference.. .
IN'TER1NAL SUFFERINGS og 1UsIn&
'There are three articles relating to Russia
and the Rtussian war; in Blackwood:f.or An
gust. One of' them, is particular interesting.
It gives a descripion of what It caIIt th?
" Internal Sufferings of .Russia during the.
war, by~ an eye-witness.".' The author is.
said to have returned during the' course of
the present summer from Russia, whore he
had passed so many years that he 'had learn
ed to write bad English. It represents the
owners of the reatl estate in Russia as rednt
cod to poverty, the laboring class s's-tarvimg,
the whole country as exhaustedy the govern
mont uneasy, and all classes desiring peace.
IMPORTANT TO INNSEs.-We are -au
thorized to state that the Boar'd of Directors
of. ihe Greenville and~ Columbia Railroad.
Company,-at theirmeting on: the 29th dlt.,
auhrzdthe President of the Company
to sell to the respective Christian denoina
tions a ticket, for one hundred dollars, which
will pass one of their nministers.,at.any time,
on the r'oad without further charge. Ifmoks
than one minirster of a denomination 'having
such ticket be on the road at the same time,
one will be passed free, the others charged
half the usual fare.-Indeyendenit Press.
A Naw WAY T'o RasrBws.-A gee
tieman in Seneca Falls, (N.. Y.) last spring
planted somie Lima' beans.. Not being pro
vided with poles, be supplied their place'by
planting in each hiM sunowers, trimuming
up the stalk, so that it served the purpose of
a pole.' For a times all went on well, till at
length, the sunflower growing so much fas
ter than the beans, the tatter were absolute
ly .drawn~ up by the roots.
"Axe-sisters .Sal and Nane . e
pa." " No, my son. Why deonyu~
question 1" -BeeauselI- hoard U~nelJe ri
say, if you would ony uusdUtVS
sources, you 'could get alogp I dB
Ibetter than yoifdl. '4ndlth g.
.be a-good ideabecausi' p. .. ko
Sso many.men here for supprovraduw4y
evni;- tat's all." ' ~ --