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A Visit to- Holiday House.*
A ride of eighteen or twenty miles on the
train, brought ni- to the station where a delight
ful riding horse, or r'ather a charming black
pony, Centaur, by name, awaited me , an'd hav
ing mounted him, he bore'me off with the
greatest alacrity, and with the most charming
pae, through sunny lanes, shady dells and
breezy upl.ands, till with an exhilirating cantor I
rode up-to the font of thc mansion, and dis
mounted *ith my little cicerone, who had ridden
behind me. Fair Holiday. Bouse, the seat of un
obtrusive, but glegantlospitality, with its ramb
ling architecture,. its 'wide- and Ex,tensive gal
leries, 'arcades anA verndahs, its smooth -es
planade,.As shady bowers, its Ovenerable oaks,
its park-like grounds, its extensive mews, mea
dows and corn fieWs, i's graceful-avenue.;-and
pa-villion of symnetrical architecture, its charm
- inm.g pro;pects, stood before me; and here I was
tg spend a few days in the sweet retirement of
the country, surrounded by the genial infht*ces
of nature, in' her most varied and pleasit
aspects, and the 'society of"refined, elegant and
cultivated feiales. I v%as welcomed with that
Unmis eablee'sincerity which is a characteristic
of "the lady chatelaine," and was received by
the- four ladies o: the jnansion: as they sat at their
work in the pleasant library, where I was indti
ed.into an arm-chair, which for luxurious re
pose, might- well be callej "Sleepy Hollow." I
had been cbmmissioned by the two younger
ladies, to make certain shopping purchasi for
them, before leaving to.n, and as soon as the
sable porters had arrived w iLh the boxes, pack
ages, &c., tiere was tht exciting interest of open
i and displaying the various articles oi6my
-ing commission ;and the four ladies, each
in turn, and true to their feminine- instincts andl
tastes, expatiated'. upon ihe various merits of
brown merino, plaid pop'in, India muslin,, French
iats and Persian gaiters. I was complimented
exceedYngly upon my correct taste in the selec
tions, which, of course, increased my good humor
ana added -to- the enjoyment of the hour. After
the exhibition of these fominiire treasur6s, I Aas
told that my apartment was ready, if I wished the
- refteshment of a forenoon lsiesta or to lave my
- face and hands, oi- to change my apparel, after a
warm jsty ride on the cars. *IUpon this hint, I
retired along the verandah to the snug chamber,
which had always been appropriated to me~ on
former.v'its, where the neat, comfortable and
even luxurious arrangement ana a-ppointments
of- the room seemed even more inviting than
vsual. The handsome set of cottage furniture,
a Iz Bavarian, the snowy drapery-of the. couch,
- with a silken comfort, folded double at the fot
of the be.,. -to,be used in case of a change-of
temperate he large whfte d1owny pillows,
* cegvered with fine linen an~d ruffled with flue cam
bric, the ewer and basin of gilt. porcelain the
dark crimson curtains,, and the airiness of the
I found that the chamber had already a tenant,
.6who .was absent onavisit; but whose portmanteau
and valise- were in the room. This tenant, or
guest rather, proved to be a Georgia Captain,
from various State.; *hd on a former occason,
claimed andgjeceived' the bitality of "Holiday
- House." This captain had returned. to Sduth
Oarolini, and had made one or two visits to
holiday House and its vicinitf. lie had been
bahre abont two reeks, ' iting &bout in he
neighborhood, ~ and ma ig his heaaquarters
there. Afte'r I had' been.'n the room -abgut an
bod# or more;T my 'retirement' was- integrapted by
'genuijt,e type of ioe'tain class of Georgians. He
* camne in with a mnixtuire of boldness aind sh:vness,
-for the ladiesg; with tIheir usual 'fondness, for'
* ystifyiig and hoaxing their male friends,.and
acquaiotances,.had inf'ormed him bf' the new oc
* cupatof the'-room,' bift had- purposely. misled
him as to whothe occupant was. HIe evidently
* had doubts upon the subjget, and after a partial
opening of'the door and looking in, he advanced
* with some 4iffidenes whilst I arose from my' re
* cumbent. posture to receive him. I was not ex
* actly the persen he expectedto seer but he soon
*coajecgpred whomj was; and with a mixture og
- cordiality-and bashfipess came for ward to'slke
"hands with me. We were to be' room-mates ior
the few days of my stay, and J set myself to
work,- with some listlessness at first, to make his
acquaintance and to draw hin. out. I found him
to be one of a genus who are someivhat refresh
- ing to meet with' after the usual conventionalit.es
of society, and though unpolished and il thout
modib dellay of charac~ter, had still a freshness
* ~ and hbart.iness of character,- and a capa?ciy. of'
- physicaderdoyment from his robuist health,-which
was.rather engaging and exhilirating. He was
- ' perfectly at home 'wherever he went, and was 'a
-kind-hearted-mlan. If his manner and voice had
beeni toned down' by" polish ehnd refinement, ani
* 'his language in@roved some, he would have been
veiny presentable in societp? But as the leopard'
cannot change 'his spots, sad he (the Captain-)
.had some-vyery good traits, -I was fain to affiliate
wi&h . himn, especially as he professed to rp lads'
friends to have taken a most unusual liking 'to
we, ugh I had been only ordinarily civil and
polte him. f found tim not 1t- all -objection,
able as a room-mate, for in his personal habits he
was very neat and cleanly, though his wardrobe
was soin'ehaf, bizarre,, or rather not in perfet
* erste. He seenmed to. be a man of good' morals,
was not profane. or addicted, to any gross vices
that I could discover frornhis conversation. I
think his femnalo relations 'must have exercised a
good 'ffuence upon him, for there we'e evi
* ~dences. of it in his. conduct 'and conversation.
He evidently liked good female. society, though
his manners 'were somewhat brusque. In due
course of time, dinner was announged, and *re
joined the ladie'er they passed our room e~
-their way to the dining' room, which opdbed upon
the egstern extremity of the verandah. The diu
ing room was aFy and pleasant, but being a new
'room agd fnished' with-the ,ba.nia ahowing
overhead a lia Gotide, if was a fancy of mine to
compare it to the banque(ng room in old Hadldon
Hall,.in Derbyshire in Englepd, the' old baronical
hall which is still a rerie. of the middle ages, and
which I had the good fortune to visit once. The
dinin.g room ia a pleasant feature of Holiday
Houaq, for'its appointments-are so perfect and the
room so'ciry, that as a sumater, room, It is de
lightful. The large extension dining 'table, with
* This is not the reaf na'rne of. the plree, but
- given to it by the writer, in consequence of the
pasimes. experienced there during a v' ' ,,ast
spring, when the house was filled with ao ~'ay,
who made anetment the order of the day, du
- ring-a visit.of ten days or two 'weeks. Should
the lady of'the mansion, meet with. is sketch,
. in print, the writer hopes she will' rd'on what
might seem. a violatiou of the rules 6f hospitality,
but *hich is not dotic in any but the kindest
its dark potished surface, resembled a gigantil
oval mirrcO-Thd elegant sideboard -with it
gittering treasures of plate; ornamented on,
corner of the room. The soup, at dinner, wa
rich and appetizing, and was removed by thm
favorite dish, beef a ]a mode, which, with a han
and pumerous side dishes, composed ihe seconi
course. 'Le D.issert' was Simple, but delightful
peaches and cream, not milk, but 'crene de i
creme.' The Georgia Captain shewed no.awk
wardgess or want of good breeding at-the tabl'
though. there js unusual style for the country it
the dinner customs at Holiday House.; not form
slity at all, but an evident familiarity with th
best and mbst fashinable dinner asages a
though.1tto the manner born." .
[To be Continued.]
. Matiny of a Negro Regime4t.
The- Wilmington Herald, of the 25th, give
the following account of the mutiny that tool
place at Hikon near Wilmington, on Saturda3
About 4 o'clock og Saturday afternobn
some one discharg*ed a gun in the groundi o
Company D, of this regiment, and this bein
a breach of discipline, Major Wienmann, com
manding, went-into the- company personallj
to find who -vas the guilty one. After somi
ende;vor t# find the froper man, withou
avail, he called the company into line an<
told th*-em they were' there U remain unti
they volunteered to tell who firud the gun
He then went off to his quarters, leaving then
standing, but had been there but a short timi
bef4ie he was informed that the conpanj
had broken ranks and were very noisy, an(
disposed towards mutiny. He then ordere<
Company A of the regiment to fall into line
and buckBling- on his side arms, he star*et
with them, with the intention of puttiig -th
whole company engaged under arrest. Ar
riving on the front of the company street, li
noticed one man who was in the act of cap
ping- his gun, and who had-already his bayo
net on it; he started to him with the purpos
of arresting him, when the negro ran, attemp
ting to shoot.the major as he did so, am
threatening to do so at every step. The ma
jor was following him, with pistol in hand
and also attempting-to shoot, but .from somI
cause the pistol would n6t fire, fqr attepnlih
being made to dise)arge -it without effect
About this time another,, riotous fellow 'ws
noticed, among several others, and some offi
cer was-after him, togetiher 'ith the,officer o
tlige day, Lieutenant Mellen. Evitenient thei
became high with' the mutineers, and thei
fired several shots at the major, pursuing th,
riotous soldier, but fortunately' nissing him
and'also frinj indiscriminately at the Mirt,
near Lieutenan-t Mellen the officer of the day
the. first shot of this. -Wischvrge entered th,
lieutenapt'1body, causing his immediate death
and the second killed a memb6t of tbc compa
ny brought down to suppresi the mutiny
SeeiMg the result of their1vadness, the, ring
leadersthen,fled-the cafnp, and it was agail
restored to its quietness. Larg lpatrol par
ties were immediately dispatched 'after them
but none were overtaken. Tl%y remnainci
Iout until after nightfall, when they returned
and were taken mnto custody and were ye ter
day lodged in the mi litary jail in this' ity
They were six in.number. No other distur
ONLY?-The Richmond correspondest of th
New.York Wdd taking the affirmative th
question, says:
There ei.n be no doubt that, even in th
cotton growing Sta'tes, it is a -great mittake ti
suppgse -that lands cannotee advantageousl~
Icutvateg except on the large plantation plan
Experience has already proved-what comn
mon sense always understod-that far mor
could be produced.byv-cutting -up the land
intA small farms, by whicheny industriou
-white.family celd endily get together fron
three to six or seven ba1ks a year-- Tearmg I
to small combinations to start and reap all thi
advantages of a dotton-gin and press for th,
benefit of each numbery, As to the inadapti
bility of the white labor to -suc'h a climate
that is already.-an exploded humbug..
-A~writer in a recent number of .the Rich
mond Whkig, while discussing the guestion
maskes the bold assertion'-that nineteen
twentieths of thvecotton not only can but has
been produced by wite labor. If this muel
can be said-of the cotton States, what can thi
Northern emigrant find in Virginia at varianc'
with all h,is pdgl experience, unkcss rt may bi
more fertile lands, and a-far more genial am
productive climate. -
South Carolina Cornference will convene ii
the city'of Charlott.on the 1st -day- of No
vembeg. Bishop Pierce will preside.. ' .
Those who - efect to accommodate ih
members of Conference may expect. them ti
arrive mi thbe ctty frbnt the 28th October un
til the 31st. Candidates for the Ministry
and Local Candidatet for ,Qrders, must pleas
inform mc of their intention to come, or home
will not be' provided for them. Those whi
come in private coriveyances will .call at th
Parsonage and will there be assigned to thei
homes. Those who eome by the cars will b
met by one of the -Comimittee of Arrange
ments. It will be difiyt to sectrre home
for ministers' families. 'They had better *s
certain -before they come that accomnodatici
can be had, a's the pressure for accomodation
in the city tinow .equal to the provii.on. .J
hint to the.wise is sufficient.
CHAR.OTT, N.p9., Oct. 2, 1865..
T HE FENiANs, &c.-The 1ew York corres
pondence of a Philadelphia paper gives wha
be professes to be reliabie~vjfences of the re
ality of the FLenian movemnit:
FFacgt. That negotiations are pendini
.for the piirchase of eight ocean steamirs
each wai ranted 'to carry-1,000 men, with 'tB
certainty almost- that the purchase will -b
made before the 1st of-Oetober.
Siet 2'd'. That there -has been immens
purchases of arms from the Government b:
parties who are .supposed to be identifie<
with the Fenians, within the past_ for nidghj
and thaf propositions for further p hase
are now under consideration.
Fac t3d.-' That one of the bank- notextcom
patiies of this city are now engafed in engra
ving bonds for the new Irish Republic.'- I
matters no-t dho are their employers, but
have no doubt the BSritish Consul and his at
taches know all about it.
.USEFUL4 DISOfERIEs.-Two French discov
eries of m rit have been, recorded lately
.One which lauthentic,- enables copper smel
ters toiutilize the-pestiferous smoke so pe1ectl:
that Mr Vivian, heqd of the greatest firm il
Swansea,- says he shaill be able to turn ou
1,000 tons gf sulphuric acid per week, restc
ring incidentally many thousand acres-of lan<
to cultivation. The other, whielh is le.ss au
thentic, is a new mode of tanning in turpen
tie-sai'd tgso rapid that twelve -hour
will tan -a skm,. at half the former eosl
That is good news f'or the shoe-wearers an<
bad news for the Scotch propietors,. wh
-hve for years been covering th'eir uncultura
ble hills with young .oaks, the bark of whic]
they sell to the tanners.
A Tennessee paper says Chat Col. Jas. .J
Turner; who has been downa in Dixie thes
four years, breaking the Jaw, -has returne<
ito (allntin to nracticm i - .
Club Rate.
Intending to make the 'Herald" second to no
paper in the upper country, we offer the follow
- ing inducements to getters up of clubs:
Chbs of five, for six months, $6; and one to
gettbr up of club. Clubs of ten, for six months,
$112; and one to getter up of club.
By this it will be seen that five persons club
bing together will receive five copies for six dol-.
lars instead of $7.50, and ten the still greater re
duction of having it for. one dollar, besides an ex
tra copy to the -one who with a trifling exertion
is fortunate in making up the club. Send in your
clubs early. The mails are now beginning to
run with something like the old system, and soon
there will be nothing -in.the way, when every
.body canobe a paper regularly without the old
uncertainty and annoyance.
A slight frost, but- not sufficient to injure veg
-elation, says the- Keowee Courier, was observed
at Pickens on the -7th.
Members of the Soth Carolina Cnvention Pardoned.
Pardoe of Members of the S. C. Couventidn
have been signed by the President and forwar
ded to Gov. Perfy for distribution.
Iffteresting News.
Vice-Pesident Stephens, Secretary Trenholm,
Judge Camp%ell, and Goy. Clark, of Mississippi,
have been.released on parole by the Presideit,
to remain in their respective sfates, and- to -
pear at such tiine and place as the President
may desigrate to. answer any charge'.that may be
preferred against them.
The Elections.
The Philadelpia.returns prove.that the State
has gone Republican. The vote in that city was
the largest ever cast, except at F Presidential.
elecetiAn. Morton McMichael, union candidate
for Mayor of Philadelphia is' elected. by, over
5000 majority. Coxe, the union candidate for
Governor has carried the State by 25,000 majorw
Eaifroad Accident.
We regret to learn, savs the Greenville foun
iaineer, that Ir. Charles B. Roberts, a citizen of
this place and Mail Agent on the Greenvilli and
Columbia Railr6ad ,was badly injured on Satur
day wo-ning last, by-the mail car running off the
track near Hodges' Depot. He is now recovt
ing from his wounds, and,-ve-trust, will soon be
able to resume his trips. .
jThe Mexican correspondent.ofthePhiladelphia
-e'ss, stytes that President Juarez is a
T1ugitive and hias taken up hE residence in Frank
-lini Texas, on the Rio Grande. He asserts that
the Repnblit no longer exists.
A bonded *are house containing 4,000 barrels
t of coal oil was recently destroyed in Philadelphia
3 bv.fire.
.Eclipse on Thursday.
An annular eclipse of the s,un, the Almanac
says, will talt1e place on Thursday, the 19th inst.,
commencing at 8 o'cloek and 18 niinutes, 3i, m.,
and eniding at 11:38. The greatt ot uration
will be at 9:47.- - '
-How fortunate it is .not-'to occur. on Wednes
day. But one day sooner and it might have se
riously int4rfered with the canaldates, aswlo
Sjcould see in that .Jime of darkness where to place
tilgir votes, or who to>fsehmfr
Great Earthijuake in SnFacso aiona
At a qiuarter to 10 o'clock, on The 8th instant,
-one of the ulost tremendous slftacks ofearthquike
that was ever felt in. that city, occurred. Build
ings rocked to and'fro in an - alarming wganner
The walls of manyspuildings were cracked and
Splastering tell from half the houses in the city.
The entire -front. of a four story briclk building
on -third street, fell outward, coveying about
half of that wide street withi-fragments. The
city hal- bell commenced ringing on account of
Sthe vibratio.i of the tower. - Fissures two or three
iniches wide were opened in tlie .ground in the
-lower part of the city, and some . of the. ground
was elevated many incies above its fornieg level.
A RIGH'r fo,IcY.-We notice, by an extract
from the Memphis Bulletin, that the military
Scom under a7t that post, General TILLSON, has
StakeVsummiary act'an in referenice to the 'e
groes of that District and court'try.
By atn o'rder recegily.issuied he,has. patrols out
who compels the negas to fulfill hi contracts. In
- this connection the BuJlletin says.:
"The freedman, as a class, seem to profer a
- life of precarilous "subsistence and idleness in
toirn, to good *ages and comiNtable homes jn
the courntry. Somogadical change is consequent
ly ne.cessary to prevent gregt sfeigand tear
ful nmortalfty among th.ese tieople in the coming
winter. They cannot, however, be justly blamed.
for their ignoranice in not seeing this it is for
-their own interest'and the interest of their chil
Sdren to ldave the city. ~General Tillson. has de
-terminedthathe will compel them-to.4eave the
city, even if it reqnires militaFy force, and 'has
alread'y conferred with the'assistant Commission
Ser of eedmnewof Kentucky and Tennesee, in
~forming them of hig intentih in this-respect. He
intends soon to send a.patrol throujih this city
rand' suburte, whose duty it shall be to ,make -a
thorough tour through . the'city and learn who
Hhave proper employmerit and' are able to sup
Spqrt thempselves and children, and all who have -
-not employment, er any means or prospect of
-support, .will be notifie:d that within a certain
ttime they must leave the oity and find employ-.
[ment ; at the expiration of,which tigte, if theydo
-eo omply with thi order, they wfll be arrested,
and labor furnished for them by the Bureau, and
they will be forwarded under guard to the place
assigned -to them. In this connection, we are're
. queste(tto sta.te that tWe Government efficials
, will in no cas.e furni.h subsistence to any in need,
i as they did-.whet the negroes were preventecA
i from going 'to the country by the liresence of the
- rebel armies back of Memphis ; that now there is
-no danger in going to the country ; labor-can be
-obtained with else ; none need: want e-one
s quently th-e ru!e of work or starve will be rightly
enforced". 'Some persons. who have paid negroes
I to work for theni bave experienced great.difficul
sty.in making them work steadily. Some of them
. no sooner geg a few dollats ahead than they
think thaele rich, and consequently. -retire
with their fo.tunes, leaving the contr ictor, far
mer or wh2o'ever it=may be, do the best they can.
General Tillson replies to all such complaitbts by.
-- saying that no negro will be thus permitted t,o
B break his ccntract, but will be arrested and comn
I . polled to work- at the pri'c~s and time a~greed
COTToN LANKs AND Pziwrrs.-Whiqh are in
dispensable to- those purelvasing or shVing cot
ton, can be obtained at this ofte.
- ThE WEAMER.-Ae long, desult4ry,* dry-,
dusty, beated spell has ben buperseded. A CO
pious showei of rain fe:1 on Friday night. An
ocean of dust is 'settled', the atmosphereis clear
bracing and d- Jightful, and. olfactories are some
what relieved.
Our- worthy postmaster,: Mr.Sol. P. Kinard,
riuests us- to return his hearty acknowledge
ments-to those who hare'-materially remembered
that he has been (for the. last' six months) and
still is,- on duty qithout pay..,Thir favors are
kindly appreciated. Let others imitate their good
Marshall Brothers have in store a large, and
varied stock of goods: such as fancy and staple
dry gopds, groceries, hyjdware, etc. They are
determined- to cater for the-public, and will keep
co6stantly on hand an excellent assortme'it.
Tey intend to supply'this Otngressional district
with needles, and bave*),000 on hand for that
purpose. * By the -tiaie;i*is isaue is mailed they
expect to be in receipt oT 500lounde, more or
less, choice English Dtiry Cheese.
LOOK OUT Boya-Get your burnt glasses rea'
dy by Thursday morning to ,take a peep at old
Sol-riot our worthy old postmaster Sol-but the
un, which will hide its. face between the hours
of 8 and 11 in the niorn'ing. It will be so'dark
perhaps, that-chickens will go to roost, and .dar
kies will have an extra, chance to depredatebn
hen houses, thcrefor" it will not be amiss to watchl
thrgh a glass darkly at other things as well !s
ARRIVALs.-The influi of-strangers to our town
of late has been large, bt in the inulipligity of
business, and-the iany changes-taking place, we
have overlooked the fact in a few instances. Not
,so now, howeve, *0s the )ate arrivals are so idif
portant that the public mighti%old'us to censure
for present dereliction. The names are omitted
through<,elica'4 to the host, Dr. W. F. Pratt,
who is now doing the- honors as he very we
knows how. Bu&we advisela call on the Dr. for
a renewal of old acquaintanc, or formation of
new, he will be happy to introduce you. The Dr.
does not keep a hotel, h never fried to, but one
thing is certain the-latest arrival! all stap at his
Drug Store. For further information see his ad
tuE sere and yellow feaf is 'upon us, a sea
son fraught with charpis, to the lover of sober,
serious r&lities. But hile- enjon ing the beau
ties of' nature, in"quiet rambles, in wood or dell,
or by the murmuring stream, -perchance with a
sweetheart gazing into. your eyes, don't forget
to carry 'a little candy or a few apples along to
vary tije mnonotouy, which'will ce'rtainly bring
on a happiness more than commnenturate to' the
cost. Get them at Dr..-Gouini's, if you wish the
charm to work successfuliy. And to qu&et your
nerves, and sdTace yougelIf af'ter returning, smoke
one of the Docthr's fine,eigars. Herein fail~not,
young man, 'Jpemes' will b'e in waiting.
ADVEilEzErs.-'Soiethiis new under the
Sun, whigh.-p ase look-fr at Capers & Bros. Dru*g
Store.'- '
*Our old f'iend'khBiet'field ~is inr want of a large
nniber of inies. Br-ing themi into hilu.
A mioskdesirab!c farm is offered for sale by
Re.v. H. L - Murphy, which -cannot fail to suit
some one. . --
Phelps &Dawson, Corn. Merchants, -agents at
Orangeburg, are p!'pared to receiv'e cot'ton or
merchatidise for shipment. . - - .
Michael Werts, ogers for sale sever al desirable
vchicles wid~harness..*
Dealers in Tin ware, or persons generallv hrr
wantof aiticles in thatiine can be supplied by
sending orders to Mr. F. Duc of Charlgton.
Geo. H. Walter JeSn Co3m. Merdhants, have
established at Orangeburg and at Hopkins' T. 0
and are ready for consignments.
'It will be seen that Mr.Andrew Cra:wford
resumed business in Coleirbia.
The Forwarding & Commission house of Browne
-& Schirmer, will attend jarticularly to business
at allthe Depots on S. C. & G. & Q~. Railroad.
Sy.ou want a horse shod go to .A4red Duckett
'and have it done cheap and well.
W:.H. Jeffei's &'Eo., have erected a large cot
ton shed at Hopkins T. 0. and will receive and
stoi'e cotton &c.
.See Harris' big asivertisement. He has every,
thing for sale. -What is not enumerated, can be
had on.application at.his store.
Squire Samuel Chapman wants somebody~ to
find his lit?iite bull, which has strayed awry.
M.F. Mayer advertises his new DI*kery. We
are under.obligations to him. for a package- of
bread andl cakes. All 9ery ~nice. Give him a
calessrs. Mille* Tinpson hang out their co
partnership notice in to-day's paper. They are
determined to cater satisfactorily for the Neir
berry public.in the boot and shoe line..
Citation by Ordin'ary. -
Wiison.and Ring,, though last ondldc"list,$r
by no means' least. They are just in receipt .of
all kinds of good things, as a.glance at their ad
vertiseet will show..
Mir Richardson, a correspondent of the New
York Tribtanre, concludes a letter 4i-om Nevada
as foltews-: "Nevada btie out. about
sixty millions of dollars in biullion, and is now
producing nearly twenty millions annually.
Bishop~ Simpson.is convinced that oi?r silver
rescurces are sufficient-to pay> off' a- national
debt of twenty billions, present each retarnedf
soldier cf the Union withi~ silver musket,
and the,n plate all our war vesseW~ witht silver
thicker than-they are now sheathed wjth iron.
It is certain that our ores are pragFay inez
?iaustible, and that the silver minmng of the
United States is in its infancy."
EXPZ NATIoN.-We clip the follow' m
from the Washington National Republi:
Gov. Wise did'nt say-"Long before the
war, indeed, I had definitely 'nado up my
mind fietively to' advocata 'emancipation
throughout -the .South," brit he did say
"o before the the war ended had made
up,'c. - -
It is said That the hfinnesota State geolog
ists liff"e discovered gold in the vicinity of
Vermnillierslake, in that State, in such 'quan
tities as to justify theimmediate iorking of.
th mines. The discovery has caused ensi-.
erable'excitement, and emigration has already
act in to that noint. ' .- -
Messrs. Editors -I beg a small space in youi
paper,for 'few- words to the peopl, stid thde
who are to represent us in our next General As
sembly. The election is at hand. Whoi have
the 'people oominate'd ti- represent them ik
1oubt very much-whether one dozen ie--were
concerned in the nomination of those who are
before Cr It is a sealed fact, that we are des
tined to be governed by a party of aristocraticgl
politicians. Plain, practical men are toe ignor
ant for us; we must have lawyers. Very well,
tb on we. will see again what~we win come to
We have gone up the 8poa once, anA f. we ever
get out we will go up again. Some say, veil, Ve
will have to take tRem, we can't get such as we
would have. The next thing is, what will be
.their duty wheti assembled 1 Every body knows
that there will be business of vast importance be
fore them. 'They wift have to rub out and com
mence anew, a new code is indispensable. Very
well. Now, asplain farmers, of good education,
of sound judgment, and practical men, cannot
represent usithen let such men as these - Teak
out and give the lawyers son% clew as.to what
kind of legislation, we, the bone and-ainew of the
State need for our protection, and for the gen
ral welfare 6f every body. We are certainly sof
ferers to a greater degree, than any other class
of persons, by the emancipation of slaves, Our
slavei were our property. Now, there is notli
ing left us but our worn out. lands, afid to culti
vate them widh hired labor will- i pay What
will follow such a state 'of affairs? Vagrancy
and idle&?s will ruin our State,-and the freedmen
wRl.commitdepredations, that will try the s6uls
'f men.. Pluto with his whole kingdom will be
turned loose upon us Christmas. You, as a Le
gislative body, should inake theft-sueli as break
ing open meat houses, core cribs, gin houses,
flour houses, or any-other kind'of houses, a hang
-ing crime. Let horse stealing be punished in
-ike manner; and let hog, sheep and cow steal
ling be punished in like man'er. for the second
offence; an# justify all persons in defending
their rights %nd prBperty. You certainly will
adop a better jpiliiia systlem than ever bere,
and immediately after Tnecting. You will per
ceive, that in our shattered, ruined and bankrupt
condition, thaggl3e only just -and equitable way
to raise internal revet.ue will be to levy &, poll
tax, of so iMuch pg6 head, -on all classes of per.
sons over a certain age,-. except,idiots, and those
aho.are crippled or disabled for life. Quit taxing
the industry of the' people-; th% should never* be
done, but rather encouraged' to the,nttermost.
Two brothers set out in different pumuits of busi
ness: one was a set and sank nearly all he had,
the other was an industrious man, and accumu
lateo property, he had a. eavy tai to pay, the
sot had no tax to pay at all. A. capifition upon.
black and white will not have to be ntach to raise
a- lae amount ; even if it Were five dollars per
head, it could be paid. Negroes coud ppy it.
If a negro esp quit his ioriiier ~master with fifty
cents, and within thiree days buy a pair of five
dolkr bcots, certainly he can raise five- dollars or
less to paf his tax. This capitation is a just an~d
eq*uitable tax, that no one can grumb)le at, I ciue.
not what his occupation is. All are on the same
footing, as the freedmai said when he. heard Gen.
Van.Wyck. Some relief should tie given to thi
farmers ; their lanids should not be saeiificed.un
der the sheriff's hatnnmer ; it is all that they hare,
and4g w' nut pay .their debts. Let them sell
portions df it as best ,they.- can and pity towards
their debts, aznd p'erhaps. bf'judicious manage
ment. tgy will become able-to pay all. :Guar
dians are heavy sufferers, a'ad their wards should
becomie c"ommnon sniferers with all; no.t b'uild up
the wards and sink into beggary and want large
families of mnilfor chiildren. There is a meediuim,
and it should be established by die ..Gtneral As
setnbiy, for all snch eases. 'You, who are4o be
our representatives, Alon't, for the sake~ of'your
suffering constituents, go to Colu-i.bia and spend
your tirne in imbibing, and Ethoking fine cigars.
Let' all trivial legislation esespe 'your mnind, 'such
s taxing 'negro dogs, &c. Your constituents
will'watch you close. I bid a'ou success.
*United states senatr-yames 3. Cas bl.
FAitors Charleson& Obrier:
tipon the Laegislaturer, which will assembtk
plie 25th of thi's month, will be devolved i-espW -
sibilities -of - the gravest chameter. Not least
among these will~ te the beleciion of two Senators
toG-represent th1ia Stat.e'ia thej Federal- Union.
Into thiis-selectiqn no consideratio~ns should enter
but such as subserre the lofty- pftrpose of promo.
ting the hi.ghest w'elfare of our beloved Common
wealh, her speedy restoration -to her aliential
relations with fier sister States, s'nd. the ensu
ring to her therein of -a' compicie, perfect and
cordial harmony of sentimen.t and of action.
IAl pride and prejudice.shiould give, ray to
the accomplishmnenf.of the ends 'so momentous,
so preemin'ently vital of her future statns..yes,
to her very life itself.. Who best combines in
*herself qualities fitted to attain these endsr should
be the over-ruling' qpestion asked b?' those to
"wbom shall be assigned the d})y of' choosing.
our Senators. When such. a man --is* found, all
other considerations should,be put aside, and the
person so answering selected.
We submi-t, as one. asiikingif presentig a
combintion ol'+the -elements we . hfe cited, the
name of JAE B. CAMPRELL, Esq.
To amind of large calibre, profoundlf logical
in its strteture, with faculties sharpiened by the
attrition . wh.ioh long political experieg. ha.s
given, lie unites a judgement signally sound, a
.scircumspection never surprised, a tempier in - dis
cussion 'never thr.own from its balance, ana tt
highest attainment of~the true statesma,-the
faculty of tesLing all measures, how much soev'er
they may commend themselves in theory, by the
standard of. what is feasible- and p'raedcaL
We sincerely believe that t.e best internst of
our state would be advanced by caling Mr. Ci*r
BELL to the Federal Senate, and eo. bslieting, we
present his name to those who shell be cha'ged
with the'duty of selectinohoir Senator~
Ma. EDNOR.U ~ readiDg'ov6er tleenlimu
nication of one of ti: peoite, hn- you paper? I
perceive that a wroung impien!oNb be mnde
by that part.pf it which says, "Brhat beesuse they
wre largely.instrumental in catilog she State to
secede, and then did notaid her iii her hour of
trial, as some expected them- to' do," &c. This,
from its connection and words, would seem to
embrace Maj. J. P. Kinard-though .it .waspnteo
intended, for the writer hias never heard that co
jection brought against him.- He' raised a comn
pan,y early mn the war and remained in service as
long as his health o rmit, u neeianot
liikble to this objeetioEn. r. Edmor. ease tkg.
this correction in. your next- week's paper.
Th 4na'Sscho"o p~yd
- ~T " en Saistehoa ofSpigg.d
3fs. hv ee ain 1
-Form H r4.
zau for votig or A06t.40 . e6
Ast. Becaise *--1y Muely fast to the
giuluralsuceesia the distrit. -
2&. &e b e e represented the lsI -
the $enate- 'nd is se expeienced TagIWatW.
3d. Becvuse he is, A enterprsin; Ma, ready
at all times to advance the'Wlere of the Div
We wre. gratified eestaiI 1WvS%g -
seeing in every oareCtiodgnt
custody the lounging:
who for so lona-tiine have infet4bis dw.
They have been a most*_ intoleraW naiam,
and4t is hoped measures ri M ad ts
rid this community of their p e o
them to4abor. There can tie -o
idleness here ; the humblest and metoo
specie? of the gents 4frican can find somw
-thing'to do.that will mak% him self-sq3tain
ing; if hi has not br-ins enough toget1out
of a shower of rain" there is i"Icf6eot for.7
him in the removal of rublsi4 and - he
-will gladly a liberallycompensate hi fo -
the ta6or. We hope We Afvos wer"
will continue to apprehenk this cla o
grants; 'nd deal wih thfm so vg i-z
they inay be madiieseful.
The following naU gendememwrsc
for the ensuing election
- .. THE no-SE.
FOR Tzij -E%AT.
The Hon. Robert MoOax3 is riPU
seated for the suffragfs of, the citizens of"
berry. 1He mago well kbown as gente
patriot, and a -man altogether reliable to
any praise from his: MANY )RIEND.
Te following gentlemen sie resoMy Dow
inated as candidates for the Legislatste, bim
ensuing eleetion, as in every way qmaliSed for
this particular emergency: -
'The -friendsof Capt. E. s rectw
nominate him-as a suitable cindidate for tbwjo.
gi6lature. MANY )R100
SM.ssS ED1Toas-Please.Annv'nnceaj.
SuBR as a eaididate to reprepent New
the next Legislature. * -
in%' theapIL~M
.sss Erohs-Please nousat
in the approaching Legislature Jo & IL'O
- The friends of Col J. H. Wru.am
fully :announc~e him a candidate for cbhs -4
t.he ensuing election. - -
- oct18 43 4t
TJ AS resunmed* he FACTOREr. AND 00OV
1.MyS10N SUSf$ESS: He in.jrepamr
sto,re-and *11 - 0TYON and~ COUNTKT PRO~
DUrCE general.y.
UROM my premises twoo 4h e uspdsr4&
I'a sill white BLLL , ih4ilaiS~
Bull has tio other -marks. Ak -aniinb e rden4 ~
will be paid for his reco or vf ns
wilklead -to his ecover'. ~
P'et 18-43-4 -
sypuu.3rossy tuuzongj.
01seoasanoo. aqi u4 p~O oIflL
Franis IO Lu~
- anufacturero
- nd des'n -
1o. 242 Kn Sre
oct78 433 3
HEundersigned agen at,
T?-foHeow thsRoad ha oge~ -
the $rs each term{niuh-afd wbes.ipwg a
'at ar.y time atTusday, 10th inst, to
Cotton or Mriandize for shjmeI
T. Or. the next terminu& .
o9618 439& PH ELPS & AWSON.
.0n tbi saTthe - -.
Tersrto suit the thnea. .o
1t8 48X H.T.IRP r..
1Six Seat-Varuiage
1 IDouble Buggy w't~ Top, ad
1 Single Buggy. All ith Haruess. --
Addree me at Newberry. -
octl8643 t( II T
hr Tlave just opened a new&Bkeiytablishment~
Lon mainstreet near the Dpt, Ta the Hosa
fr yoccupied by r.Jonps,. wer I wl
co y on band nice rsTrbate 21,d.,
Ties, Rolls, Jumbles, FruifUakc,es g4
etc., etc. .* - F
Farberry Oct. 18-2MM.

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