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BT D??RJSOE, KEESE & ?0. EDGEFIELD, S.; C., JANUARY % 1867.
VOLUME ?XXn.--&0; ?t
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PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY HOBKINS
DH?IS0S; KEJESE & ?O. -j
INVARIABLY IN ADVANCE..'.
Tho ADVERTISER is publ ?she^rogulafly cr
cry WEDNESDAY MOUSING, at THREE DOLLARS
per annum, j ONE DOLLAR and. FIFTY CTS.
for Six. Months ; SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS ipr
Threo lion tbs,-always in adi ance,
t ??&~. AU papers discontinued at the .expiration
, of-the time for which they h'a'sc-beenpald.
HATES OF ADVERTISING.
. . . - ' -
PAYABLE IN -ADVANCE^ jg
Advertisements, will be inserted at.tho rate of
ONE DOLLAR and FIFTY CENTS .per Square
(10 iI:nfon lines or less,) for the. first^insertion;,
and OiiEDOLLAR for each rra&sc.quopT insertion.
_?SS* A liberal discount w.ll bo mida to theje
?' wisbjxigto^dvertisoby ttho year.
Announcing Candidatos $?>,00, in advance.
Millinery ! !
MRS. C. E. REED,
Importer and Wholesale uni Bctail Dealer ia
. STRAW AND FANCY GOODS,
(Next Door to Fisher' <fc Heint?sh,)
Columbia, S. C.,
NTITES THE TRADE to-examineher FULL
STOCK and VARIED ASSORTMENT of
BONNETS AND HATS,
Trimmed and Untrimmed ;
RIBBONS AND FLOWERS,
. v Of all descriptions,.
In overy Color and Shape;
Also, Plain and French CORSETS,
which will- bo sold vory low.
Columbia, Oct 22 "s 3m 43
~S. E. BOWERS,
HAMBURG, S. C;,
AND DEALER IN
GROCERIES, BACON, LARD, FLOUR,
BAGGING, ROPE, TWINE,
TOBACCO, SEGARS, Ac,
HAVING changed his Groccrv Agency into i
GENERAL COMMISSION BUSINESS will tuku
great pleasure in moeving tho wants of his oKl
Friends and Customer.''.
Ile willpay thc HIG EEST PRICE for COTTON,
COUNTRY PltODFO-S, -Jto , ur will receive thc
samo on Storage.
.535"" Consignments respectfully solicited.
Farmer? and Planters, and the public generally,
will find it tu their interest tu give tuc a call.
S. E. BOWERS.
Hamburg, Oct. 1, tf 40
J. E. COOK. Jtf.ES M. BKBIIT
COOK & BERUF,
LATE J. E. COOK A CO.,
Gr r aili c e v i ll e, S. C.,
Groceries, Drugs and Medicines.
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS AM) (APS..
. jSTo.tions, &c.
Graaiteville, Oct 1 fluid0
D. L. Turner & Co.,
GRANITE VILLE,. S. C.,
AT TUE NEW STOKE, arc prepared to soil
DRY GOODS, ROOTS. ?HOES, CAPS and
HATS, HARDWARE, GROCERIES, PATENT
MEDICINES, ?tc. a* cheap ,.-? any man.
Give us a share of your custom, friends, and wc
will giro you satis notion.
Graniteville, Nov. 0, 3m 46
? AM NOW prr-parcd to wait upon you to the
best of my ability, and furnish you whatever
you shall coll for in thc way of
S F. GOODE, Esq.. lately associated with me
in the Dry Goods nod Mercantile business, hav
ing withdrawn his interest ?rom tho concern, 1
n"-.v respectfully solicit for myself a .-baro of thc
patronage heretofore bestowed upon the Firm.
1 am to bc found, as heretofore for some months
past, at tho Corner-thc old and well-known
stand of Bland A Butler. I have, and constant
ly keep on hind, everything in thc way of
Dry Goods, Groceries, &c
Usually found in a well-conducted Village St?r<>:
all of which T offer for CASH AT THE LOWEST
J. M. WITT.
Edgefield, Juno IS, tf 2fl
' SLOTHING ! GMlfHING !
JPllE subscriber bas recently opened in this
Village a good stock of READY MADE
CLOTHING, consisting tf Single Cm-menu
and Cloth and Cassiniero Sui's'.
Aho a lot of CLOTHS and CASSIMERESwl.il 1.
lie will HM ko up to oi lier.
ito is prepared tu furnish hU friends .md old
ru?toioi-r? with CLOTH IX*? un low as the Au
gUita market for Cash.
JOHN (JO./JAN, Agent.
Nov. fl. ii ?Iti
To A21 Whom ?S May tou
rer aa I
BE ?Nt} aboul to Icavo Edgrfield District for
Bilker County, Ga., with the intention ol
there setting it[> my abode, and engaging in funn
ing. I appeal to my Creditors, one and all, tor
their kindly indulgenced My strongest clf-rt
shall be to in.ikL- money with which tn satisfy
their just demands. It they wiil wait iq.on me
a reasonable length of tiuio, they have my a?su
r,,:i(.o that their sajd dtut<tnds tiu.ll be honorably
R. M. SC Uli RV.
Dee 15th, ISf.C 3t St
ALL Persons who :iro indebted to tho Estate
of WILLIAM SHAFFER, uVeM., or to the
Eitato of JOHN C. SHAFFER, deceased, and
uro prepared to luke up ?heir Notes .inc to either
of said Estates, nro reqnestod tu meet me at the
lite rosidence bf L. P. Ouzts, on VVcdnosday, thc
Dib Janu-iry 1807. And those who have any de
ni ods against cither of Ce above mentioned.Es
tites, aro notified to rei der tho same in to ino
duly attested, by tho above mcntiuncd dato.
JACOB 6. LONG, Adm'or.
Pe? 24 2t 62 i
C. & A. (!
... .- *c
1 n sur ari c
, : No. 221 Br
Represent the following
THE GEORGIA HOME.
CITY FIRE .
. MERCHANTS'? MECHANICS ....
NATIONAL MARINE AND FIR!
INSURANCE AND SAVING.
.\ "" "'"' . ? .;.';v .. : '-7-T4
' SOUTHERN MUTUAL LIFE....
^39-MR. D; R. DURISOE is our authorized
wishing toinsuro will find it to their interost to ca
Augusta, Oct 22
stablish ed in Charleston in 11137,
And in Augusta in 1848,
THE Subscriber takes ploasuro in informing
tho residents of Edgeficld and tho adjoin
ing Districts that he has beon appointed agont
for thc THREE BEST PIANO 31 AK EUS
IN THE WORLD", vii:
STEINWAY <fc SONS, New York,
CHICKERING ? SONS, Boston,
HAZELTON BROS., New York. 1
And ho will sell their Instruments at FACTO
RY' PRICES, with freight added.
Persons wishing to pur?haso a SUPERIOR
PIANO FORTE vii)l please send for Circulars
and Illustrated Catalogues,-ami they wUl find
they can pu*chaso from tho BEST MAKERS, at
as Low Prices as they can of inferior ones.
Illustrated Catalogues and Circulars" ??nt free
of all charges.
GEO. A. OATES,
240 HroB.u Street,
_?^r~Also, Agent for Mason ,t Hamlin's cele
brated CABINET OlfGANSi
Apr 24 tf ' ?17
ESTABLISHED IN 1850
J^J? '>f;r WuU'd "re
form the r?tizcns of Edgeficld anil the surround
ing countrv. thn.f bc ker ps a SPECIAL ESTAB
LISHMENT foj'.the REPA Wt ot WATCHES
..and JE WEI.Ri' AU work entrust.? d to his
"caro "will "ho execmcit prr<Tnptly,- ite.itly, sai<i
warranted for one ye:ir.
At his Store will be found -.ne of tlc largest
Gold ani? Silver Watches,
Of the bost Europeanond American manufacture
in the Southern States, with a select assort
ment of .,
RICH AND NEW STYLES ETRUS
CAN (JOLI) JEWELRY.
Set with Diamonds, Pearls, Rubies, Oriental Gar
nett, Coral, Ac. Al ?. .SOLU) SILVER
WARE, consisting of full
TEA SETS, WAITERS, ICE AND
WATER PITCHERS, CASTORS,
GOBLETS, CUPS, FORKS, SPOONS?
Anil everything in the Silver Ware linc.
FINE SINGLE AND DOUBLE E\RRELEL>
1w ll I* S .
Colt's, Smith .t Weston's, Cooper's. Rcmming
ton's, Sharp's, Derringer'",
FIST ?) Si 8.
And many others nf thc latest ir '.'cation.
FINE CUTLERY. SPECTACLES, WALKING
CANES, PERFUMERY, P0RTM0NIAES, I
AND EANCV (JOuDS
Of every \ariety to he found in a first class Jew
elry Establishment. ?
Ono Door below Augi sta Hotel,
IG3 Brotid Street, Atigustn, Ga.
Oe:la 6m 42
GUNS, PISTOLS, CUTLERY,
? STILL CONTINUE THE (JUN BUSI
NESS at my old stand, 2-13 Broad Street, and
my STOCK IS NOW COMPLETE, as follows :
Double and Single Barreled GUNS ;
POWDER, SHOT and GUN CAPS, all varie
FIXED AMMUNITION for ail sized Tisude $
Powder FLASKS, Shot BAGS, Game BAGS ;
Cot:'s, Smith & Wessons, and other PISTOLS
Also, afine Stock of POCKET KNIVES, of
Rogers and. Wcstcnhvltn's nuke;
Rogers' TABLE CUTLERY;
PAD LOCKS and 1 00R LOCKS, ?c.
As my GUNS were made to aider in England
expressiv for me, they aro warranted to bo an A
No. 1 arti.di-,-and lo; give satisfaction, and ot
prices tn suit the times.
REPAIRING OF GUNS done promptly.
E, If, ROGERS*
No. 245, Broad St., Angula, Ga.
Dee 3 Sm 48
J. W. PATON. J. J. BACON
' J, W BASON Sb BRO,,
Wholesale and Retail Manufacturers and Dealers
in all kinds of
TIS U K It*, LEA T?! EK,
RUBBER AND LEATHER BELTING,
Wood Hames, Whips, Valises, Carpet
Bags, Shoe Findings,
French Jin?! Ameritan Calf Skins,
An?! all other kinds of Leather, Ac.
169 Broad Street,
UNDER THE AUGUSTA HOTEL
tST-SADDLES and HARNESS Repaired und
made to order.
Augusta, Oe 22 ?m 43
Just Arrived ! .
A LARGE Stock cr OVERCOATS,
ranging in price frorrf S12 to $10.
Now 011 Hand,
A Eirst Rntc Stock of nil kinds of
MENS and BOYS CLOTHING.
All (ioods nt Very 'Lowest Prices. ,
J. A. J'AN WINKLE.
Augusta, Noy U 2m 46 j
.ef Columbus, Ga.
.of Hartford, Conn.
.of ScottsYille, Va.
......>M...of Hartford, Conn.
.".of Baltimore, Md.
.^.".. of New York.
3,..of Now Orleans, La.
. ' il
.... of Hartford, Conn.
.of Baltimore, Md._
. of Hartford, Conn.
.of Staunton, Va.
...of Baltimore, Md.
.,.of Richmond, Va.
.,.of j Columbia, S. C.
.of Lynchburg, Va.
Agent for Edgofield and ?vicinity, and parties
H on him.
fFLEMING & ROWLAND.
. HE Subscribers invito tho attention of tbe
public gen orally and Plnnters in particular, to
?their Stock of GROCERIES, consisting in part
GUNNY and HEMP BAGGING;
ROPE of all kinds: .
BACON SIDES and SHOULDERS ;
MOLASSES in linds, and Bbl?.:
A B and C SUGARS-Relined ;
CRUSHED and POWDERED SUGARS ;
SUGARS or lo<v grade:
GOOD and PR TALE COFFEE;
Superfine Family and Extra Fau-.ily FLOUR :
WHITE and YELLOW CORN;
EltESH BEAT ItTCE :
SALT, IKON", NA1L.S :
GR INS TON KL, NOVA SCOTJA-GEITS;
RICHMOND FACTORY OSNABURGS;
" " KERSEYS;
Plain and Twilled.
We arc prepared io sell Goods LOW for
Cash or on Short Draft.
FI.TSIrTirVi- & ROTftXASB.
j Augusta, Sept 15 :tui"S
J. D. A. MURPHY I GEO. H. FIOPE
bf South Carolina. ? ..i Virgiui i.
J. D. A. MURPHY & CO.,
Wholesale and ii ci ai!
Boots, Shoes, frc, frc,
I Ho. 31 i Broad S?rce?,
AUGUSTA, (i I : ORGIA,
Respectfully solicits the pain unge of J: ii friends
o? l?dgetjcld Darier, S. C.
Augusta, Nov. 5, "in 45
J. M. YOTJNGBLOOD,
R, G, & H, H, E?STERLING
General Commissioii Merchants,
No. 1.10 BROA? STREET,
i RESPECTFULLY beg leave to inform their
I friends of Edgefield and tho adjoining Districts,
j and thu publie generally, thal thov have on hand
j and aro constantly receiving, A WELL SE?
!LECTED STOCK OE
iiTOferleH of Every i?rs?'rlj?iion,
Which Ciey offer r.t thc the LOWEST MARKET
They will also give strict s I ten (ion lo thc Sale
of ail COUNTRY PRODUCE Consigned to them.
And^vill (ill ali ordes, in their line, with dis
patch, at tho lowe.-t market prices.
Augusta, Oct 22 tf 43
JOHN C, BOHLER
H. WARR? ? CO.,
Family ?ii;! 5'?Kpy (si'dceries*
TOBACCO," CIGARS, ' AND SNUFF,
PIPES OE ALL KINDS,
X^o-c^cioz-. relict. C?r>s,
M?sica 1 Instruments,
AND ALL Kf.MD OF STRINGS.
ALSO, DEALERS IN'
ES pa ii y .'aadi* CSoiSisasy,
Staple *nd F-nc7 livy Goods,
BOOTS. SHOES, HATS AND CAPS,
P 1 ; ?til' M E lt V A N t > S IV K KT S (J A Vg,
No. i ia und Hi itroad street,
Nov. fi, Cm 45
A. A. Il CA t.k. J. U. SPKAI?S. W. It. PORTKB.
BEALL, SPEARS & CO,,
flTAKEB??SE fr COMMISSION
Fire-Proof IFnrrliouse, So. fi, Campbell Sfrecf,
f?TlLL GIVE STRICT PERSONAL ATTEN
TAT TION TO STOP.AO' E and SALE of
COTTON, GRAIN, J3??0HJ, FLOUR,
AX I) OTU KU DUO DUCE.
^^-Ordcrs for nAOOINO, HOPE and FAMI
LY SUPPLIES promptly fi led;
The asnal CASU ADVANCES made on pro
duce in storo.
Thc patronage of their Friends aud (ho Public
goncrally respectfully solicited.
Aagact?, Sept 25 3m39
O, be not the First.
O bc not tho first to discover
A blot on tho fame of a fr ?nd,
A flaw in tho faith of a lover, ~ i
. Whoso hoart may prove true io the end?*
We none of us know ono another,
And oft into error wo fall;
Then let us speak well of our brothor, ?
Or speak not about him nt all.
A smile or a'sigh may awaken
Suspicions mo3t false and untrue :
And thus our belief may bo shaken
In hearts that aro honest and truo.
IIow often tho light smilo of gladness^
Is worn by the friends that wo meet
To cover a soul/ull of sadners^
Too proud-to acknowledge dofeat
How often tho sigh of dejection .
' Is heaved from tho hypocrite's breast,
To parody truth and affeotion, "
Or lull a suspi?ion t? rost* j
How often tho friends we hold dearest*
Their noblest emotions conceal ;
And bosoms the purest, sincerest,
Havo seoTots they eannot reveal.
Leavo base minds to harbor suspicion,
And small ones to trace out defocts
Let ours bo a noble ambition,
? Por base is tho mind that suspects.
We none of us know one another,
And oft into error we'fall;
Then let us speak well of our brother,
Or speak not about him at all.
Thc Longest Story ETcr.TTold.
Old folks need not read this, as we copy it
expressly for tue" delectation of . oar young.
friends. It will hardly strike tho oye,-'-but
read it aloud lo a con pany of boys and girls'
if you wish to lind thc point of it:
There was once a certain king who, like
many Eastern kings, was very fond of hoariDg
stories told. To this amusement he gave Up
all his titne, but yet he was never satisfied.
The exertions of his courtiers were all in'
vain, lie at la-"t made a prcclamntion, that'
if any tuan would tell him a story that should
last forever lie would make him His heir and
give him thc princess, his daughter, in mar
riage, but if any one should pretend he has"
such a story, but should fail-that is, if the
story did come to an end-hewas to have his
head cut off.
For such a price as a beautiful princess and
a kingdom, many candidates appeared, and
dreadful long stories some of them told. Some
lasted a week, some a month, some sis
mouths. Poor fellows, thry all spun them
out as long as they possibly could ; but all in
vain. Sooncr*or hiter they all came'to ah
end one after another; the unlucky 6tory tell
ers had their beads chopped eli. At last came
?i man who said that he had a story that
would last forever, it* his majesty would bo.|
pleased to give him a trial. . He was warned
ol' bid (Unger ; they told him how many others
had tried and lost their heads, but hot-aid hr.j
was not afraid-?nd so he was brought before
the king, lie was a man of very composed j
and delib?rate way of sneaking, and after
making all necessary simulations for time for
bis eating, drinking and sleeping^ bc thus
M Uh, king ! there was once a king who. wa?
a great tyrant," and desiring to inerousc bits'
riches, he seized upon the corn in his kin;;
dotn-and put-j Lui up i ruinec?i?. granar}'. wb,
was built un purpose, us high as a mountain.
This he did for .M vt-ral years, until hi> gran
ary was ijtii?e full to the top. lie thea stop
ped doors att i windows, and closed it np Ihsi
??ii ?til sides. Lint thc bricklayers bad, by ac
cident, left ti very sniul! hole near thc top of
the granary, and there came a flight of lo
custs, and tried to get at the corn, bul ihc
hole wa* so sinali that only one locust could
j;a?.-i through nt a time; S> '..ne locust wen?
in "and carried oli'oitO Lrrtdn of corn, r.n : then
ai other locust went inat.d cai ried i ffanotbei
grain of corn, and then ano:!.ea lotus*, went
?it ami can ii d i li auothi r grain of ?ti rn. one
then nuothi r locust went :n and can ted oil
another grain of corn,arid then another locust
went i.i and carried oil'another grain ol'corn,
?md then another locust Weill in anti carried i
oll'unother grain of corn, a d iheo another
locust went itt and carried off another grain
of torn, and the:: a .other locust went m abd
carried efl' unytl.vr grain ol corn, and then I
ano*.hi r I inst went in and carried -.it %nofh
cr grain ol' corn, and then another locus!
went in at.d itu ?ed off ano*.her grain ol
Ile had gone on thus from morning till
night (except when bc was ungtigud at his
meals) fur about a month, when thu king lo
gen to be rai!.er tired of thc locusts, ana in
terrapted his story with ;
" V.'ell, well, we have hcard'enough of the
locusts, wc will suppose thr:y helped them
: ei\ es to al! the corn they wanted. Tell us
what happened afterward*."
Ti which thc storj'-lellcr answered ib iib r
al cly : ,l Hit phase your m-tjesty, it is im
|tossib!u lo tell whui t-appaned afterwards He
fore 1 tell what \:?J happened Urse." And
then lie went on again.
li And then another locust went in and cir
ried i ll'ul tot h et grain of corn, anti linn an
other locust went in and carried "il* another
grain oi corr., und then another lotust weut
iii and tarried off another grain of corn, and
then another !. tust w .nt in and Carried off
a:,other grain ol corn, ?mil then another lo
cust went iii and carried off another grain of
The king listened with unconquerable pa
tience FIX months more, when he again inter
rupted him with :
" Uh, Iriend ! I am weary of your locusts.
How soon do you t Link they will have done ?"
To which (he story teller mads nnswi r :
"Ob, king, who eau tell? At the. time tn
which my story has come, the locusts have
cleared a small space ; it may Le a cubit each
way round the inside of thu bole, and thc air
ts still dark with locusts on all bides, Hut
let thc king have patience, and no doubt wo
shall coitie to thc end ol'them in time."
Thus encouraged, thu king listened on for
another full year, the story teller going on
still tis before :
" And t Len another locust went in and car
ried off another groin of com, and then nr.
other locust wen), in and can ted oil' anot er
grain of corn, und then another locust went
in and carried otF another grain of c.;rn
and then another locust went in and
j tarried off another grain -of cora, and then
i another locust went in a.nd carried iff anot li
er ?rain of corn."
At last thc poor king could stand it no lon
ger, and cried out :
" Ob, man, that ia enough, take roy daugh
ter 1 take my kingdom] take anything-ev
erything, only let us hear no more of the
And so the story teller was married to the
king's daughter, and was declared li'pir lo the
throne, and nobody ever expressed a wish to
bear thc rest of the tttory, for he said it was
impossible lo como lo the other part ol' it un
til he had done with thc locusts.
NKW DIFFICULTIES ron CHANCE_Napo
leon seems to no sooner Settle one difficulty
(han another appears lo annoy bim. lie is
now Ihrcafenod with an overpowering milita
ry organization in Northern Germany that
will make France an inferior military power ;
and his own efforts to strengthen the French
army arc almost neutralized by the discon
tents ol' the Fli nch people. Napoleon cer
tainly cannot hold much longer ibo prestige
lhat one*3, gave lustre to bis name, for the
lloman failure, thc Mexican failure tho grow
ing power of Germany, and the French dis
contents, all indicate that his Government is
much weaker tb an formerly*.
A Romantic and Tragic Story.
.Nearly a year ago, one of the first mer
chants in the city met and loved a woman of
English hirth, whom he believed to be a wid
ow. His advances were favorably received,
and after many happy hours passed in pleas
ant Converse the gentleman at length de
clared bis passion. To his surprise and
chagrin, the lady, with many tears, informed
him that he r husband was not dead. A long
story of unkindness, neglect, maltreatment,
and a separate maintenance, was related. The
fair one, with utmost frankness, went into all
t'je details of her wretched existence, and
ended by hoping a divorce suit, then,pendine,
would terminate in her favor. The gentle
man, encouraged by the confidence, and eager
for the possession of such a treasure, insisted
on her at once departing for England, and
bountifully supplied the lubricating material
lor the rusty machinery ef the courts. The
journey was made, and in the course of a few
weeks the bagatelle of ?12,000 expended.
Not many moons elapsed ere the lover was
favored wich a most tender, epistle, conveying,
"ra the postscript, intelligence of another draft
ibr $10,U0'J, which he would of course pay on
presentation. The business of the law proved
exceedingly expensive. Two more drafts for
v$lO,000 each were forwarded to this country,
.-and promptly paid. The gentleman, becom
ing alarmed at thc enormous drain on his
"purse, ventured to remonstrate, and begged
the lady, if possible, to conduct the business
with more economy. The communication in
-reply, dated at Paris, quietly informed him
that thc Euit had been decided against her,
that she was tied forever to the object of her
detestation, and that although she could never
fuget the disinterested friendship of the kind
est of men, they must never again meet on
earth. The unhappy gentleman, maddened
at his folly, and crippled in business by the
immense outlay of money, ended his existence
by his own hand. . Long after thi/tragedy
the real creator of it presumes again to ad
dress the man she so wronged.-New Orleans
What Happened at Our Hoase.
. BT PETER SPORUM, ESQ.
After we were married, well say about a
year, wua raorniu thar wus a terrible commo?
shun in outhouse-old wiromin runnin ia and
out, and finally the Doctor he cum ; I was in
a great flury myself, waitin to hear, I hardly
noed what to do, but arter awhile, an ole gran
ny cf a woman, as had been very bissy about
thar poked her hod into the room whar T was
walking about, and ses
Sos phe : " Mr. Sporum, hit's a gal."
" What," ses I.
,( A gal,'' ses she, an with that she pops her
bed back again.
Well thinks I, Tm the daddy uv a gal, and
begin to feel my keeping nicely-I'd rutlier it
wua a boy tho' thinks 1, for he'd feel nearer
to me, as how he would bato my name and
there would bc loss chance for Sjiorumj to
run out, l ut cons'dcring everything a gal
will do mi ty well. Just then tho old uusa
pokes her hod out an ses
Ses she : " Another \vun, Mr. Sporum, a
line boy/' Anuthcr. ses I, that's rather
oruwdin things on to a follow.
She laffed and poked her lied back. Well,
thinks I, this is nu joke sure ; at this lick I'll
'bave family rnufl to do mein a few years,
but the Lord's will not mine, bc dun.
te, Jis thon the ole she. devil, (I. always will
hate her,) pokes her bed in au ses
" Ses she, 14 Another gal, Mr. Sporum.''
41 An ul ber what, ses I."
" Anuther gai,'' ses she.
': Well," ses I, go rite s'ratc and tell Sal I
iv I.VL s Und il- -d'jii'r. want 'em-and I ain't
?join tu hiv 'om j dus she 'hink I'm a Turi:?
ur ?.? M jr.iu-n ? or Brigham Young ? '.ha! she'd
gator to hav tbribbs 1 three at a pop? dus
she think [am wutha hundred thousand?
. i.;.: ? M\\ John Jacob AsterorMr. Roschile?
thai 1 can afford to hay thrihb-*, and clothe
a::<! feed tune child reit at a time? I ain't
a.'oin to stand il no how, I did'nt want 'oin,
I don't want 'em, and 1 ain't (foin to want
'em now nor no ol her time. Haint I bin a
good dutiful husband tc Sal ? ILiint I kopi
i:i linois uv a nile, an nuit chawju terbacke'r,
an sun-kin sigars j is t to please ber? haint I
attended divine worship regular? haint I
bought her ail the bonnet* ar;d frocks she
v. anted?-an then for ber tp ji&.v tb ri bbs j 1
won't ?i ve willi her, she nocd better and Lad!nt
iirter dun it. She dun it with her ise ripen,
an mus take the consequences. 1 didn't 'hink
Sal would s(srve me aioh u trick no how.
Have 1 ever stole a horse? hav I ever dor.c
any mean trick, ;':?;it sin- should serve in? ju
this wav? An with that I laid down on the
settee, ?u-j Wt opfi>l bad, and the more I thot
about il, the wu>s I folk,
Presently Sal'a mammy, old Miss Jones,
cuu: in au ses
Sra .-he, '. B. ttercnm in and see what pret
ty ch ?I I un you've got."
'.Chillnn," sea I, ''you'd bittier say a whole
litter. N"'* -Iones, I luv Sal you no,
and haw tried to unke a >? "id husband, out
I cad t'..i- a .val/ Iriek, and if thar is any law
in tins couutry, I'm goin to soe ii' a omen can
!iav? tbribbs, an make a mau take ki er uv
'em.'' I aim ajobi to begin to do it wow 1,
With that shu luffed fk to kill h. rself. an
sol any lither would be proud to be in my
.-hoe-!. 1 told her I'd sell out mity cheap if
anybody .wanted to take my place. Weil,
the upshot uv it all was, that she persuaded
me I was a'I nmg. and got me to go in the
room whar they all was.
When I got in S.il looked so lovin at me,
au reached ont brr little h^uds so much like
a pour deer helpless child that I forgot every
thing but my lu" for ber, and folded her up
gently to my heart Itico a prcshus treasure,
and I did'nt kecr if she had forty uv 'em.
Jis then numb r one set np a whine like a
young pup, and all the balance followed.
Them thribbs know their daddy.
?Tin: billowing, l'rotu " Moore," is applicable to
" Forget not tho field where they pcvL-hod
The truest, thu last of tho brave,
All gi.ne ami the bright hopo wo cherished,
(Joue with them, and ijuenched in their gra.vc!
Oh i could wc from death but recover
Those hearts us they bouinieil before,
In til? luce ol' bijrli Heaven tu fight over,
That combat for freedom once ln'ire.
Could tho chain f *r an instant be riven,
Which tyranny flung around us then,
X<> ! 'tis not in Man nor in Heaven
To let tyranny bind it ag.Vm.
Dut 'ti- p.-i?t, and tho' blazoned in story,
Tho name of our victor may be,
Aeeurst ?5 the march of that glory,
Which treads o'er tho heurta of tho freo.
Far denrcr tba grave Or tko prison,
ll?uinircd 'ny uno Patriot name,
Than tho trophies of all who have risen
On Liberty's ruins to fume."
IIc.ro i.-i a good article on stingy parishioners.
Few ministers can bo uscfi',1 in their high vo
cation if they are compelled to live ou such.
A good Methodist minister at the West who
lived on a very small salary, was greatly
troubled at one time to get his quarterly in-.
Rtalimcnt. He hud called on his steward a
number of limes, but bad each time been put
oil" with some excuse. His wants at length
hceoming urgent, he went to the steward and
told him he must have the money, as h,R
family were suffering for tho necessities of
" Money I"' replied the steward. H You
preach Jar money ! I thought you preached
for the good of youls 1" .
"Souls!" replied the minister; I can't cat
souls, and if I could it would take a thousand
such as yours to make $ decent meal."
Appropriations Made nt the J
Session of the Legislature.
The following suma are appropria
the payment ot the various officers ?
penses of the State Government: F
salary of the Governor, ?3,500; Priva
retary of the Governor, $1,200; Mei
of the Governor, $100; contingent 1
the Executive Department, $25,000, s
to the draft of the Governor, and to
counted for annually to the Legisla! ui
rent of Governor's house in Columbia,
for printing and preparing bonds, stoc
record books, under Act of 21st Sept
1866, to provide for funding the inicre
principal of certain stocks and bonds
State past due, $1,100, to be drawn on
of tho Governor ; for printing and pre]
bonds, stock and record books for fe
thc fire loan stock and bonds, authoriz
present session, $800, to be drawn on
of the Governor; for two watchmen f
new State House and grounds, $960,
drawn on draft of State House Keeper
For pay of ".he members of the Legisl
Attorney-General and Solicitors, durii
present session, $27,000 ; for salaries <
Clerks of thc Senate and House of I
sentatives, $1,200 each, and for the se
of two assistant Clerks, $250 each ; foi
ries of two Messengers and two Door-ke
$250 each; for Messengers of the Hous
Senate, for extra services as mail cai
$50 ; for Messenger of House, for si
services at last extra session, $25 ; for ;
of the Keeper of the State House and I
rien, $300 ; for salaries of the Reading C
of the Senate and House, $250 each ; fi
services of four Engrossing Clerks, sam
and mileage allowed members of the Ge
Assembly, end $125 for services of extr
grossing Clerks at the present session
printers of the Senate and House of B
sentativea for the present session, $15
and that tb;3 number of copies specili
the proposals of the printer as accept
the Legislature, shall be printed and depc
in the office of the Treasurer of the Sta!
Columbia, before the first day of March
and the amount to be paid according t<
proposals, which shall be ascertained "0;
Treasurer; for stationery, fuel, district
Acts, and expenses of the election ret
to include the sums due Messengers for b
ing and delivering to the Secretary of I
the returns of elections for members of 1
gress, $1,000 ; for contingent expenses 0
Legislative Library, $200; $700 for the
and mileage of the special joint comm
on the bank, sitting during tho recess
the necessary expenses incurred by the sp
railroad commission, appointed at the e
session, $352 ; to Theodore Stark, Keep'
the State House and Librarian, $528, ap
priated at last session, for arrearages of s
ry ; for defraying the expenses of special j
committee appointed at last regular ses
o? thc General Assembly to inquire aux
port as to the disposition of certain pt
For salary of Chief Justice, $3,500;
salaries of ten Judges, $3,000 each ; for sa
of Attorney-General, $1,100; for salarie
five Solicitors, $900 each ; for Clerk of C
of Appeals, who shall he Librarian, $1
the same to include expenses of fuel ;
salary ol Messenger of said Court, $200
pureba?*} of books for library of Courl
Appeals, $1,000, to be drawn and expen
by urdu.' of the presiding Justice; fori
wood ar.d fuel for Court of Appeals, $50 j
salary of State Reporter, $1,500 ; for pa;
jurors and constables. ?50,0CQ.
For sajary ol' Treasurer of State, $3,:
including tho salaries of one or mere der
for salary of Comptroller-General, ?2,?
including clerk's salary ; to Comptroller-G
eral, ?2?0, for inakicg out copies of tax
turns tu 1S?7, and a like sum fur likeserv
in lSGU ; for Assessor of Sit. Philip1* and
Micbaul'^ far making out and affixing ass
ment* jf eauli return, $600.
For salaries of eleven professors in
University of South Carolina, ?11,000;
Librarian of University, who saul I be Set
tary nf tho Board of Trusteca. $600, to
paid by thu TutuMirtir of the State, quarte
in advance; for repairs of University bu
For pavroent of Contingent accounts of
S'ate $3J,000? foy payment such claims
may ha admitted by the Legislature at
present session, $20,000; for education of
dm;;' and dumb and the blind, $1,000 ;
repairs of thc buildings at Cedar Sprin
$2,000 ; for support of free schools, $03,0
to bo (???tributed on t?ii? b^oia uf roprOSOn
A:,i}i? jn tl}8 popular branch of tho Gene
Assembly j fur payment of such oilier clai
or d?manos 011 the State, as may be allow
bv tho General Assembly up''n the rcpo
Of other committees, $20.000; for ] t\aa
Fur sukiry mid scivioes ol' Secretary
Slate, -5>?t!iJ ; in lieu of all cha-ges aguii
the State for signing commissions.
for maintaining and keeping open the T
pei- Hospital, in Charleston, $3,000 ; to
paid lu thc Mcdicu.1 Society iu trust fur.t
For thc support of the Catawba Indiai
$1.*J00 j to be paid to the order of the Indi
Agent, and to be expended under ibe dir?
tion of the Governor.
For the rent and fixtures of a house f
the u-e of the Court of Appeals, ?300. I?
expanses incurred by Committee ou En
gration, appointed sosiiou l?(/5, $500 ; to
paid on draft of John A.. Wagener, Cliairrac
For clerks on Committee on Education ai
Accounts, $90. For the purchase of artific:
le^s for citizens of this State who have lc
theirs in tho service of the country in i
recent war, $20.000. For testing in the cour
thc constitutionality of the Act of Congi*
by which lands have Deen sold in St. Helei
and St. Luke's Parishes, $5,000; toha^rav
subject to tho order of ilia ^o veiner,''
That ?ip baux of $23",0(>0 Oe appropri?t!
for thc following purposes: $10.000 for pc
manetit jail for Richland; $4,00? do. f<
Darlington ; $1,500, in addition to $1,0(
already appropriated to build temporary ja
for Sumter ; $2,500 temporary do. for Che
terfieid : $1,500 in addition to $1,000 alreac
appropriated for Barnwell ; do. lor Beauforl
$1,000 to complete jail and court b/juse i
Lexington ; ?1,500 for Completing jail i
Laiieaster-. For covering new State Hous
With a tin roof, $12,000. For the constru?
tion of a PenUe-utiary, ?45,000 ; to bc paj
uU draft of Governor from time to time f
same may be neededj not to be drawn ant
estimates furnished and work contracted lo
TUE TAX ACT,
Upon the Pillowing articles, there shall b
an ad valorem tax paid, aa property accordin
to its assessed value, viz: On all real estate
30 cents on every $100, except such lands 2
may bo in possession of tho Freedmen's Bt
reau in January next; on tho capital stoc
of all gas-light companies, 50 cents on over
$100 ; on articles manufactured for salt
barter or exchango, between tho 1st day c
January, 1866, and January, 18G7, ?1 0
every ?100 to be paid by the manufacturers
on the gross amount of all spirituous liquor!
(except 011 liquors manufactured in this Stat
from fruits in their season,) sold from Janua
ry 1 to December 31, 1867, 10 per cent., t
bo paid quarterly to t!,e tax collectors of th
several Districts ; on buggies, carriages, gol
and silver plate, watches, jewelry and pianos
on hand January 1,18G7, except those heit
bv dealers for sale, $1 on every $100.
. Upon all gross incomes derived from tin
following sources, there shall bo paid a tax 0
the per cent, herein specified on the nggre
gate amount; received, between the 1st dai
of Jteuan?; lSfio*; ar/d tho 1st daw 0/ Janua
ry, 18G7: From employments, faculties and
professions, including the profusion of den
tistry, (whether in the profession of the law
the profits be derived from tho costs of suit,
fees, or other sources of professional income,)
excepting clergymen, ?2 on every $100; on
commissions received by brokers, vendue mas
ters, factors, commission merchants, dealers
in exchange, (foreign or dotiestic,) or in
mortgages, bonds and other negotiable papers,
$5 on every $100; on the gross amount of |
premiums received by insurance companies
incorporated within this State, ?2 on everj
$100 ; on the gros6 amount of premiums re
ceived by agencies of insurance companies
and underwriters incorporated without the
limits of this State, $3 on every $100 ; on the
gross amount of the receipts of express com
panies, $10 on every $100, to be paid to the
Treasurer of the State ; on the gross amount
cf the receipts of telegraph companies, $5
on every ?100 ; on the gross amount of re
ceipts from the sale of pictorial newspapers
or magazines, ?25 on every $100; on the
gross receipts of newspapers published in
this State, ?2 on every $100. on the amount
of sales of goods, wares, merchandize, embra
cing all the articles of trade for sale, barter
or exchange, (spirituous liquors and the pro
ducts of chis Sute, and the unmanufactured
products of any of the United States, or Ter
ritories thereof, excepted,) vrbicb any person
?hill have made from the 1st day of January,
of the present year, to the lit day of Janua
ry, A. D. 1867, 60 cents on every $100 ; for
?ame articles, a tax of 50 conts for the ensu
ing year; on the gross profits of national
banks, $10 on every $100 : on the incomes
derived from the arts of photographing and
daguerreotyping, $1 on every $100 ; on all
incomes amouuting to more than $500 per
annum, derived from salaries, rents, dividends
and money at interest, in excess of $500. $1
on every $100 ; on the incomes derived from
saw, flour and grist-mills, und also from cot
ton ginned on toll, $2 on every $100 ; on
thc gross incomes of all railroads, (not ex
empted by law, $1 on ev-?ry $100, but that
when a part of a railroad only is within the
limits of this State, the return of its income
shall bear the same ratio to its whole income
that the length of road in this State bears to
its whole length. :*
The following persons ire to pay a tax on
every $100 of gross income : hotel-keepers,
$2 ; restaurants or oatiog houses, $2 ; livery
stables, $2 ; butchers and hucksters, $2 ; bil
liard tablea, $5; bowling alleys, $5; bar
rooms, whether connected with a hotel or
otherwise, $10 ; ferries, $1; toll-gates, $1.
Upon taking out a charter, except for re
igiuus, charitable and educational purposes,
?20 ; each renewal of charter, under this
The keepers of public race-courses shall
pay a tax ot $100 ; each public huck, stage
coach, dray and baggage-wagon shall be
taxed $10, and each ouiuibus $25.
ill persons representing publicly, for gain
or reward, any plays, comedy, tragedy, or
Other employment ot'the stage, or exhibiting
wax works or other shows, of au.y kind what
soever, to be paid into tho handsof the Clerks
of the Couru respectively, (who shall be
bound to collect and pay the same into the
public Treasury, excepting in cases where the
same is now required by law to be paid to
corporations or otherwise,) $10 per day ; cir
cus exhibitions, $50 p-.-r day ; dogs shall be
tuxeu $1, but tor'each plantation and inhabi
ted lot in a town or vii.age, there shall bc one
dog exempted from taxation.
i capitation tax of $1 per bead on every
male between the a^os of twenty-one and
fifty, resident in the State, on the first day ot
February, 18(37, except they be? incapable ol
earning Q support. Every employer shah
make, returns ot' tho names of all persons
that are employed by him, and pay the tax
of such person or persons, in which case the
tix receipt shall be a good au? valid set-oil
in any action for wuj^-s by such employee
against such cmplcjcr.
Aii taxes levied on property, as prescribed
in this Act, shall be paid to the tax collector
lor the District ur Parish in which said prop
erty is located, excepe that the tax ??vied ou
railroad, express and telegraph companies be
paid into the Treasury of the State.
Tho loll and bouses on Sullivan's Island
shall be returned to the tax Cullector ?f the
tax c'.isttict in which thoy are situated in the
seme mivir.cr *<> other town lots and bouses,
and shall be liable to the siuie rates of taxation.
The taxes herein levied shall be pj\id only
in gold or silver coin, Uuited States Treasury
notes, or notes of nitiotul ba-ks, or the bills
receivable of this State, and also pay-ceriifi
catejs of jurors and constables for attendance
on the courts. The tax collectors of the
several collection districts shall bc allowed,
on all sums of moiey paid into their hands
for taxation, a commission, as follows : For
St. Philip's and St Michael's,-per cent.;
for A!>derson, Abbeville, Chester, Kershaw.
Richland, Clarendon, Darlington, Laurens,
Marion, Newberry, Orange, Sparenburg,
Sumter, Edgeiield. Union, York and Barnwell,
four per cent.; for Chesterfield, Greenville,
Lancaster, Lexington, Marlboro, Pickcns,
Fuirtield, St. Maubevi's, Prince George Win
yaw, St. Bartholomew's and Williamsburg,
six nev cent ; for 3orry, St. Helena. St. Ste
phen's Christ Church, Prince William's, All
Saints, St. George's Dorchester, St. James'
Sautee and Gousu Creek, St. John's Berkeley
and follet?n, and St. Peter's, eight per cen;.;
for St. Andrew's, and St. Thomas and St.
Dounis, ten par cent.: Provided, That in all
districts where the taxes amount to more
tbau $30,000, the commissions shall be two
per ceut. on the excess, Tax collectors to
make returns to .the Treasury in Columbia,
ou or before J;uly, 1867. .
No tax collector or assessor shall receive
His commissions till their returns k?ve beeu
received at tho Treasurer's office, and been
approved by bim.
The assessors of the several districts aro
required to return to the tax collector lists of
ail persons in their district, subject to the
capitation tax, with such particulars of resi
dence, etc., as may serve to identify the per
sons. Tho tax collecte* is required to pay to
the Stato Treasurer, the qu?rterly returns
within thirty days. Each tax collector shall
attend at the court house, or some other pub
lic place, daily, for ono week previous to
making his final rotura, AU taxes on incomes
shall refer to those received between January
\, \$?G, and 18G7, except special designations.
Before the collection of tho taxes herein
levied, an assessment shall be made of thc
actual value of the property taxed ; and for
that purpose the tax collectors of the several
Districts and Parishes, except the Parishes of |
St. Phillip and St. Michael, are hereby con
stituted assessors. Each tax collector, be
fore eutering upon bis duties as assessor, shall
t:ike and subscribe, before tho Clerk of the
Court of the District,. the following oath,
which shall be eudonse'ej. on his commission,
viz : " I, A. B., do promise and swear that I
will, to the best of my ability, execute the
duties of assessor for my collection district,
and will, without favor or partiality, ascertain
and assess thc actual value of the property,
real and personal, upon which an ad valorem
tax is laid before, and for the purposo of lay
ing such tax."
TUE BUREAU IN TEXAS.-Captain Craig,
bureau agent, has been arrested and commit
ted to jail by Judge Ireland and the civil
authorities of Guadaloupe County for destroy
ing thc bonds given for the appearance of his
predecessor before the civil courts. Craig
acted under the orders of Genoral Heintzel
rnaa. Hi? release has bees ordered.
Wo have never been called* upon to chron
icle a death, under rriorc melancholy circum
stances than that of Mrs. Owen, the beloved
wife of our fellow towusman, 8. H. Owen.
Ou the afternoon of Thursday last, the do
ceased, feeling unwell, spread a covering be
fore the lire, upon which she reclined, resting
her head upon a cha ir, under these circum
stances, she fell asleep,-to awake and find
her clothing all ablaze, and tho flames leap
ing aboat her face; her first impulse was to
smother the flame with a carpet near at band,
failing in this, she ? creamed for help, wheu a
servant woman ran to her, and quickly com
prehending her'terr: bio situation, hurried to
the well for a bucket of water, and returning,
dashed it over her, and then ran for Mr.
Owen, and a Pbysi:in%, who, when they ar
rived, found her prostrate upon the floor, her
flesh crisped and charred, her clothing ?ll
consumed, and she suffering exquisito agony.
Every thing that medical skill could suggest,
was attempted to relieve her suffering. She
lingered until Friday afternoon, when death *
kindly interposed and released her from all
Thus has faded :from our midfat in the.per
fection of her loveliness, a pure and gentle
woman, one whosvi life was filled with illus
trations of gentle piety, and christian charity.
Her tragic rate has cast a deep gloom over
the entire community, and a pervading sad
ness is risible upon every lace. Sympathy
deep and heartfelt, is universally felt and ex
pressed, for the grief-stricken, disconsolate
husband, and motherless little children, in
this their great bereavement.-Anderson Ap
Fardons and Respites?
We understand that the punishment im
posed upon Wesley Taylor, a free person of
color, of Lancaster District, for malicio as
trespass, has been pardoned by the Governor
on payment of costs.
Also-that Sampson Petty,-a free person of
color, convicted at Spartanburg, has been'
Both these pardons were issued on the re
commendation of the Judges who tried the
Charles Parker, convicted of horse stealing
and sentenced to be executed on the first Fri
day of January next, on thc recommendation
of the Solicitor, has had his sentence com
muted to ten years hard labor in the Peni
Samuel Hyler alias Caleb Washington, sen
tenced to be executed on tho first Friday in
January next at Lexington, for stealing cot
ton, has had his sentence commuted by Gov.
Orr, to confinement at hard labor in thc pen
itentiary for ten years.
John Rantin, J. H. L. Smith, and II. Weth
erhotn, all of whom are under eighteen years
of age, and under tho sentence of death fox?
burglary in Charleston, have bad tl)?ir sen
tences commuted by the Governor to hard
labor in the penitentiary for the term of five
Perry Durham, convicted of the murder of
Thoraas B. Miller, at Picken?, and -.entonced
to be executed- on thc 14th inst., .has been
respited by thc Governor until the ii.-st Fri
day in March next. '
Samuel lubber, a freedman, convicted cf
housebreaking at Newberry, and sentenced
to be Lung on the lirst Friday in January, .?
has had his punishment commuted bv Gov. '
Orr, on thc recorftnendation of the Judge
who tried tho case, to five years'hard labor J
in the "penitentiary; - -- trtmg
A Goon STORT.-A friend at a town. down
in the- country, somewhere, near Bowling
Green, tells the following: A short lime ago
a coti'?!c of medical students disinterred a
subj .'ct a short distance from town, dressed it,
sitting upright oi: t.hoscat ot a covered wagon,
and started for home. Corning to a tavern
anl seeing the b.\r-room lightot, up Cte/ left
the wagon, and went in for a drink. Tito
hostler observing the mfg sitting alene in the
cold, attempted some conver.cati"n, but rc
c iring no answer, he discovered hov: the af
fair stood, a:id instantly resolved'to have a.
little fun ul'Lis own on tho occasion. So taking
thc- corpse to the stable, he pm on its over
coat and cap, and seated himwlf ia thu
wagon. The students soon returned, and
took their seats by thi^side. of the apposed
dead matt, vhcu one of them, in merri OJ ont,
gave him a slap in Ibo face, saying :
M How would you like some flip, old fellow v '
then rc-mirked.trera?ottsly, to his ampauon..
'. He is warm, by heavens !''
" So would you be," replied the corpse,tl if
you had been stolen from hell,' as I have
Both students bolted, and never returned^
to inquire for thc horse and wagoo, which
was brought into town next day, when thu
joke came out-Louisville Courier,
Thc followiug colored religious intelligence
we find in the Harrisburg (l'a.) JJ;a:
An old nagro of our town-one of thc few
who say* that he would rather bo *' back in
dc cabin"-in speaking of thc ne./ order of.
things, he related the following to one of our
old citizens : " I tell you, ole n-aster, it won't.
do ; now minc, I tell you. Why^why, sir, ?
wont out yonder de other liight to a meeting,
and dar was an ole black rascal dat preached
about a hour, den sung about a'hour, and by
d:s time it was late in de night ; de sevea
stars was way up yonder \ but dat ole minis
ter ob de Gospil didn't sleep till he.bad peti
ned one ob his white neighbor's cows and
took do last drop of milk from her. . Fact, '
sure } it is dat."
? -?- ?
I went to the legislature last year, said a
Georgian. Wei!, I went to Augusta, and
took dinner at a-tavern. Bight beside me at
thc ti.ble sat a member from one of the back
town 3, that had never taken dinr.or before at
a tavjm iu his life. Beforo his plato was a
dish of peppers, and he kept looki.ig at them ;
filially, as thc waiters were mighty slow bring
ing cu thiugs, lie up with his fork, and in .less
than no time soused one ii? his month. As
he brought his grinders down on it, the tears
cantu into his eyes. At last, spitting the
pepper into his hands, he laid it down by tho
side of his plate, and -with a voice that set
tho A-holc table in a roar, said, " Just lie thar
In exchanges received from nearly every
part of thc older Southern States are re
corded the observations of men who have vis
ited portions ol' South America, Mexico, and
thc western States for the purpose'of obtain
ing information with ofcrence to the fimos
of those regions as homes for th- mselvcs and
neighbors. In almost every instance thi-ir
impressions arc unfavorable. They have ic
turned, conviuced that U distance leuchT en
chantment to the view;" that with a proper*
use of tho means left in their hands the pro
ductions of tbe soil in these States will be a
greater source of wealth than in any other,
and that no other country is so well suited to
? -?- ?
PRESIDENT JCHNSO:-?>-It is understood
that thc President has directed legal steps to
be taken for the redress in tho United States
Courts of certain forms of oppression believ
ed to be in conflict with tho amendment
abolishing slavery, against which tho vaunted
civil rights law proves to bc utterly ineffec
tual.-National Intelligencer. ?
There aro an unusually largo number, of
public men in Washington from thc South,
j busily engaged-in obtaining thc views of Cou
I gressmen on tho question of reconstruction;
j It is probable .that several of tfcem wiil unito
? in an address to the South, setting forth the
I situation here. ,