OL II. ' ',1_)\ES )AY 101 -NIX(', AL -; I- S'1' 8, 1S .1G.
EVERY WEDNESDAY MOfNING,
At Newberry C. II.,
By THOS. F. & R. H. GRENEKER,
TERMS, %3 PER ANNT M. IN CURI:ENCY,
OR lROV SI)'NS.
Payment rEquired invariably in advance.
Advertisements inserted at S1 per square. for
first iusertion, and 75 cts. each subsequient 4ier
tio .Marrige inotices. Funeral invitatious,
t)bitunries, aind Coinnuni^ation of a persunal
cbaracter are charged as ,u verti-rnent,.
THE POISONED FLOWEIR.
There are various traditions as to the
ori, in of the Go'den Lily upon the
shilid of France. Among these is the
f ,oloing incident, said to have occurred
in the latter rart of the eleventh century,
dluring the reign of Phillip Augustus.
The Prince was onrl fifteen when he
.Sended the throne ; but the strong
hand with which he seized the reins of
the (_iovernment, awing the tubulent
nobles, amil protecting the common poU
pee against their agressions, soon con
vinced them that he was not to be de
spised for his youth.
Though oV this course he ;reatly en
deared:i himself to the mass of his sub
jects, his lit was tuore than once thieat
ened, and even :Ittemnted ; but these
plots invar iaby originated among the
ha'uznty nobles. who were restive unleI
The restraints iIIto sed upon them by
the Kin's strong' armil, arid his jtust and
In the summer of the eleventh year
of his reign, weary of the cares of state
Philli;) retired with his curt to lis 'oy
al resilece at Ch:iummont, wihich was " a
favorite re ort to himt.
Among his train was Geofrrv, Count
de Nevil e, the natural son of Louis
tiII., the King's hlntf-brother. lie was
a mild aid linofniveit man. apparent
vwell contented with the title and es
tate confe;red by the a te King lpon
his mother, and which he had inherited
u1pon her (eath, but unfortnately he
Im'aied a haugIty, ambitinus womtaln
who was but illy inclined to forego her
clai:s to royaltv.
At the death cof t,11is, she openly as
serted that there had been a secret mar
rinu between him d the late Counass -
de Neville, and upon the head of her
son should rest the crown of France, he
being the eldest born, and urged her
buchand1 to assert hits clhims. P>ut this
the Count refulsed to do, bei nz ill fitted
by natureV to act a part regnmirm;ii more
than usual energy and abili ty, besides
etertainming too strong an affection for
the youn g King, who had treated him
with unusual kindness, to seek to dep rive
him of his rightful inheritance.
If Phillip' heard of the pretensions
which the Countess set fort Ih, he mraniifes
ted no outward token of dlslelasure or
distrust. Un the contrary, he gave his
brother many evidenices of regard, ap -
pointing him' to honorairy offices near his
person, although he took care that they
were s'uch that they conferred but little
This was a new source of grievance
to the hanThty Countess, who never re
linqiished the ihdea of becoming a
Qnieeni, and had fonidlyv iniagi ned that,
on accouInt of Pililip's youth, his broth
e*r woul1d obtain sun a strong ascen
dlency over his mindI as would make him
King in reality, if not in namne.
Tihis diisappoinltmient was felt with in
creased bitterness when she became the
mother of a son, in whom she centered
all her ambisionms hopes, and all the love
she was capable of feeling for one.
Enhmke our modern tine ladies, the
dames of high degree of that remote
period were early ri>ers ; and the Count
ess de Nevilie often took long rides on
horseback b)efore the dew was off the
grass, unattendedi, except by her groom,
who kept at respectful distance, just
near enough to be withirn call, should
his lady require assistance.
One morning, she paused in front of
a little cottage, situated in a perfect wil
derness of bloom. As an involuntary
ejaculation of surprise and admiration
escaped her lis a pretty, intelligent
looking girl raised her bright eyes from
the rose-oush she was pruning.
"I have some handsomer within ar
ranged in boq-uets," she said smniling,
"if madame would like to exammne
Throwing the reins of her horse to
her attendant, the Countess alighted,
much to the surprise of the servitor, who
had never known his haughty mistress
to be guilty of so much condescenson
As the Countess entered the little,
low room, the pretty flower-girl display
ed her beautiful collection of bouquets
with pardonable pride.
"All or any of them are at your ser
rice, with the exception of thi<" she
said, pointing to one composed of gold
en lilies and white roses, and relieved
by a few leaves of green ; "it is for the
"So King Ph ipn hors the flowers,
"Yes, mdame : I have ordei's Lm
bring them to the l)iace daily. The
golden lily is his favorite lirwer :a
there are only th ,se in hltom to-day."
"I will tak'e this," said the CnItess,
selecting one of the blou:ets, :i tak
ing from her purse a gold piece of more
than doub1e the vale, ''hut first brin
me a cool draught of water from the
With a light step the young girl took
a pitcher and( passed out to t:e s;;rg
that was but a short (stance f romthe
door. As she glided by the window, otn
returning, she glanced in and sa :, muc1
to her surprise, her visitor heidinuC vI'
the stand of fliosers, and apparentiy
sprinkling something from her had un
on those she had laid aside fcr tCe
King. When she took it away, her eve
caugit a gleam of a sinall ge>dfle 1I ,
such as the l .dies of that I (erid used
for their cosmeties and perfumery. ! u;
when she entered th1 room,she fund
her in the same position in which :e
had left her.
She could not forbear an exe'amnt on
of surprise as sh' observed how <: v
pale was her countenance.
"'Tis hut the odor of th fwes
said the ('Outi's , :s drawing her r.he
around her she turIed to the !o'.
iake my ad vice, my good girl
place the stand nearer the windmw and1(1
be not much over them ; their ;trf,no
is quite too strong for so si:.' r:
There was something, 1)ot t!c
words, Care:essly spoken tuOth h y
were, that (ieepeneild the un ine s.s .
ClOtS inl the vouirng girl's hea i, : -
low'Ing: her Sston, sh'i
stand of flowers (iretlh- in ront ; ei
winuow. Then, hV a eleUe eni:
tion of the bouquet. detid r ie
King, she d1eteeted the resence
white pod.V(er, imlpalpable to t
upon the white petals of the rose, h
clearly visible upon the lie . ho>
peculMar shape. by expo>ing th e leaves
the full rays of the sun as well as their
vivid co"oring, threw it into sr(on( r'
iief; :a1d as she bent m-er th:m, the
faint but penetrating o(or t a:or
i:aie her so gi(ddy that she woull . Ve
fallen h;l it nlot been for the tall shape
Iv v'olth who lad just( en1ter ln
whose livery showed hiuni to be a I he
service of the iing.
It was her h>OVEr, Flrancois, King 'I
lin's body servant, and who losi-: hy
the house, called to have a chat v.i b hs
"Hmy, om, Marie ?" he snia, look
lug mnto her face. "'What hais fright
ened the roses fromt your check, andu
give ci ou such a strange look ?'
The honest hearted fellow was sincere
v attached to his royal master, a'nd he
i stened graivelyv to Marie's accou t o:
thme strange conduct of her vi ior, :a' l
the suspicions to w hich' it gave r'ise.
"'It has a bad look,"' he said thought
fully ;'"though I believe there is noth- '
ing in it. By good Iluck, I have our' s
to attendi( H1is Mz'jesty in his priva:te
apartments an hour hence, I w ill puiit
himi on his guard ; then surel no : harmi
can come ofit."
Somewhat to the sure rise of F'rancoe,
the King manifested no d.isqu ictui at
this disclosure, though the grave lt
ard attentive manner with whih he
listened showed that he considered it of
no ligh t impiort. Hie bade hi:n; charge
''To tell no one what she had dis
covered, but to comel to the P>alace 'n it h
her Ilowers an hour earlier thni was hier
wont, by no means forgetting 1. er ;f
King Philli p sat in his aud :re h:2!
surrounded by his :etinue. A : nmcer
of the royal family stood near i'.in
among them the Count deC Nevi.le, las
wife,'and the little son, a sweet boy if
three, whose winn ansprightly ways
made him a favorite with the Kin:g.
"And please your Majesty, Marie:, the
flower girl, is awaiting without," said
one of the guard.
"A.1mit her," said the King.
MAarie had never seen King Phill ip in
his robes of state, and the royal pom
surrounded her with a feehing of
awe as she entered. But this was
quickly dissipated by the King's gra
cious manner as he bade her approach.
"1 sec you have not forgotten mryfa
vorite flow' er," he said, taking the bas
ket from her hand.
"Just admire these queenly lilies, fair
Countess, and inhale the fragrance fr'om
"But why do you start and turn
pale ?" he added, as with an involunta
ry shudder she drew back from the flow
ers he would have placed in her hand.
"I-I crave your Majesty's pardon,"
she stammered, "but the odor of the
roses affects me thus."
The King's eyes followed the Coun
tess as she retreated1 to the window, at
the further cnd of the hall, the pretext
of obtaining air. He then fixed them
searchingly on her hu.sbanrd's face,
whose mind seemed to be entirely oc
cupied by the laughing-hoy he held inI
tated hr the bright color of the
Iu" :-: the ci.:c stl rtCde 1 out its and
for them. A sudden thought struck
the ;1o:r as eths.
"Ce hor: ea2ger1ly Lo1u:s is regarding
them! he saidl , ai rning to tON ,oun1t
"Lt him1 have theni.
With a fol smile the father took the
flowers a: hel the,m before the boy,
who, ca;t(ni:ng; themi with bOth his
(impled handz, rai-sed them with a
l eefu1 l1h ut to hisli.
Instanth- a deadh' paloi' Ovc'rrad
his fc e. and wIth a f:iit gasp he fell
(1e(' m m 1ther S aus.
ihe (mit' he kept a fuirive
vath('I 01 the hm I .mCoeintS .rmIII
her retreat, and:' forgettinig everytmIng
in her terror sp1':mig for',.,ardl to a1rr'.
"0inster!" she exeiti:, parm;
!on m like a t !i-'-r rnbbNd (f t r
VO!u1.;:', "'oui: have (-.str OVCi ytour chui.'
" 'A ye1u," sal, Phil.i1, poiiting
si ' :lca th'' to the i:)m"fr;', still cla:s ' ed
in thei cl('!'us ri<_,'d f;ine r:, "'ouI wOUld1
h1v.." il: red yiur ing."
"' thi-i the w'e'n'n that calied at
voor c t e thB nirning, he inruired
tlii i::r to i .i
.e soon a1 t("ii_(" he C o ptpn e
the fl; me-ng of tiie wordi , he cast
hi: ile., th 1n tlking his dei hoy, he
il2 1 l::I1 (h i th ie (: (i c :-iia ns5 at the
\Ioi - i et.
1 e'nI 1: bef. r'e you no stronger,
't lf, ;, , ' +i' ie I:v , t ht I wasii ig- t
um 1) of the' exi.stcIe of~ the b)ase plo)t
f 1ture\ if the CAih, :!tl ? th nl 1On his
fathe:-, his eres suftened.
1 ., right. Go1 knows that I
w 01 I;it in'a e spared yo(ur li'yalty
,i 1~ i 4
u sI y o ni to hear witns',
L. a. og i nl " i'ru 1 him, "that
i fu one8 Ut de: Nevill e fro
e t u thi"1' hs wife in this at
te': ~ ~ ~ ~ I jd 1'1l0!' iC (1 "o01:I' 0
"As to you" I' :i:e turnirg to
h .n1 w1nm, ".1 Ave yu1I tienty
It'-sI t' le v the If after
tO ti e v2 l: e 1'.um1i i! m dom(( allS,
von 1hall suiier the full Ienltyi:i of your
(\C t e ,~in1 n
in. 1Ph;ilip id not forget the (1eb.t
of "' atitude he (wed to irie and his
fwtful atteult. He was jrc'elt at
th: marrI:ae which oc'Urr'( a fw.v days
n- b siw.t.in. a <Il I i 'r on tihe b ide,
Id or snbs'nu:tial m:uiks of favor ;
a:a ever' :1i nra vd, : n comminemora
borel upo hi she the"GhenL!..
Thec .c ahmore Sun hi as a letter from
Greeons oro, N. (., wvhneb mays:
"'A n.e' ilhtor, emploiying 100 hands,
l" n1' w at work hiere. TheO inineryIT2i is
then very best that Enghool, Holland and
BelIgium I could ~ pro ce, haivinug beena se
etdwit c'r byh~ the inanager' of the
ilm1 inl thos'e coua nries
There'I oughit to be 5,000 such factories
throughIout the0 South, and( there soon
woI he umior th i s' rt of a tariff.
Ih i-ls,bt who won:( ~ididl earn honest
bre:cm in factories, and ought to have a
chance to d1) 5o. it is wre'utchecd econlomy
to bing' cot toil and wool thencle to the
Noh th cir 5ie'd it to Eumrope, to he ml'ade
inito (clth fabicis to c':othie those byX w~homn
the 0K1 \-ff were gr'ownI. H ow is it possi
hie that the Sou th should not fee'l the
f -c el t -hM C -ll 4m.'- iG
AserI I3,, J y. :-.-The Superinten
heat9 'o'ok, thIi.s niorn'ing, w'ith a
mlsa rom thIe Queen of Grea:it B'ritai n
toui the Prident of the U~nited States, as
To the President of the United States,
Thel Queen congrVatialtes the President
on the sucessful comnpletion of an under
takinig wich she hopes may serve as an
add itio nal bond of i on between thc
Uinited States anid En;gland.
nim'i 01F TIE PRE1CIDENT.
N:E::LTlvL E NSINN \\ ASlINGToN,
i .W . 31., July 30.
To her Majesty, Quoen of thme United
j\in'(:en of G reat Dritai nd I(reland:
Thie Precsident of the UnTmited States
acknowedg es, wvith profound gratifien
ti on, th ri0iecei pt oif he r Ma j . y's de
spatc, an cori'ally recoents n
hopes that the cable which unites the
Eaustern and Western hemispheres may
serve to str'eng then and perpetuate peace
and amity betweeni' the Governument of
England and the republic of the United
States. ANDREW JOHNSON.
era t i >tnte (Conve:.tion elected doUlerates
to PhiladelphJ ian, and( passedl resolu1ti ons
in f:avo of~I thle ilmmeiia:1te a<hnisiS$nT of
the Suuthern States to the Union.
MAISON, iscoms,_' August 1.-h
Conivention to-day elctedi delegates to
the Philadelph ia Convention, including
Senator Doolittie and Postmaster-G7en
THE STATE CONVENTION.
ILuA};ofNIoUs PROCEEDINGs-1)ELEGATEs TO
r I lL11I:I.i'u:lA CONVETION EI.1CT
The Convention of the delegates from
the people of South Carolina, to make
arrangements f r having the State repre
senhted inl the Piiiladeiphia Convention,
met in the bantist Church, at Columbia,
at 11 o'clo;k A. M., on the 1st inst. On
motion, Iioon. B. F. Perry was called to
the chair, and Messrs. F. J. Moses, Jr.,
and W. L. I)ePahss apnointed Secretaries.
M,:jor .J. A. Leland, from Abbeville,
after a few pertinent remarks, moved
that the proceedings of the Conventim
le cpened with prayer by Rev. iWm.
Martin. A ler a very appropriateprayer
by the reverend gentleman, it was moved
that the delegates enrol their names by't
l:isaTiets in ;lphabetie,l order. The
IDisiricts of Beaufirt, Edgefield, licrrv
and "l,-,k w-ere not represented. All the
o her di5tr lets were well represented.
>n motion of Mr. Mkell, from Berke
lev District, the followinig committee, to
noiii nate permanent otlceCrs of the Con
vei nio n, waas appointed: Messrs. Mikell,
:etsoln, larrisonl, Uibbcs and 3. E.
1h_e c:ommn;ittee reported the following.
nathmes, Which were a<iopted
I'residen t'-James ... Orr.
-ice-PresIdents-W"ale Hampton, B.
IH. Brown, W. C. IDudley, Gabriel Can
Secretaries-jF. J. Moses, Jr., W. L.
Which officers were duly confirmed
by the Convention.
(overnor ( )rr, in assuming the position
of itresident, addressed the Convention
in substance as fo'lows:
Ii ' eturned thanks to the Committee
for the honor conferred upon him ; but
on ass11uing them, he said he knew the
experience and amenities so well known
to the i)rhemes, would render the duties
of the oflice agreeable. He said the call
for the National Convention was unex
ceptionable, and was gratified to see that
the diflerent Districts of the State had so
universally responded to the call. Being
of the hopeful nature, and the issues so
directly presented to us were of such a
character that it would be cowai dlv to
give up. The object of the Philadelphia
Colnventiol was to solidifv the vote of
the North and West against the radicals.
The issues were made up between the
President and radicals. The radicals
have now the control of the legislative
(epartmient of the Government ; they
have taken steps to obtain t' e control of
the indiciary dlepartment, and unless the
radicals wereC defeated, thley would, be
fore the 1 st of January next, impeach
HIe said the call was made by a com
mittee, the majority of' whom u ere from
the Republican par ty, but the object was
to unite the anti-war D)emocrats, Repub
licanis and others ; all consolidated to
thwart and defeat the radical party in
Gov. Orr's address was eminently con
servative, and received the approbatmon
of the whole C'onivention. lie conicluded
by invoking the ilessingsof Heaven upon
Mr. Robertson offered a resolution,
that the same parliamentary rules which
governed the Senate and Hlouse of Repre
sentatives of this State should govern
this body. Adopted. A resolution also
offered by Mr. R., was so modified that
the votes~in this Convention he regarded
as taken by majority, but that any mem
ber might call for a vote by Districts,
each District voting the number of votes
it might be entitled to in the Legislature.
Mr. Keitt, from Newberry offered the
Resolved, That the delegates from each
Gongressional D)istrict be empowered to
nominate two d1elegrates to represent the
State at barge and four delegates to rep
resent each Congressional District in the
Convention to be held at the city of Phila
delphia, on the 14th instant; and that
these nominations be submitted to this
Convention at it n-ext sitting~ for their
After sundry amendments had been
offered, and a friendly discussion on the
subject, participated in by Messrs. Hlamnp
ton, Keit:t, D)udley, McGowan, Robert
son, Trescott, T. Y. Sinmons, Cannon and
Rion, the f)llowing substitute for the
resolution was adopted by the Conven
Resolved, That this Convention ap
proves the restoration policy of President
Johnson, as opposed to the radical polhcy
of Congress, and that we accept the in
vitationi to unite with the conservatives
of the country in the National Conven
tion to be held in Philadelphia, on the
Resolved, That the delegates from each
Congressional District shall nominate
two doleQntes from their respective Dis
tricts, and repol t their selection to an
adourned meeting of this Convention.
'Resolved, TVhat this Convention pro
ceed to 2lect the four delegates for the
State at large.
On motion. the C'onve.ntion took a re
The Convention re-a-ssemled at o p. m.
Several additional delegates appeared and
enrolled their names.
In accordance with the re;olutions
a(opted in the morning, the f:llowing
gentleten were nominated for delegates
to i pr(,sent th State at large, viz ; Ion.
James L. )rr, lon. J. L. Manning, lon.
1). 1L. WiarTaw, lon. C. W. )udlev,
Hon.. .McAlilev, Hon. J. B. Campbell,
IIon. T. N. Dawkins.
1I motion of Mr. Gariington, the vote
was ordered to he taken viva voce by
Districts-the chaih man of each District
delegation anmiouncing the vote of hia
I)istrict-which resulted as fo!!ows:
Abbeville, 6 votes-Orr, Wardlaw,
Ailer;on, 5-Orr, Perry, Trescot,
Unrnwell, 5-Orr, Camnpbell. Perry,
Beaufo;'rt, 5-- rr, Perry, Trescot,
Cain pe)l I.
Berkele, 9-Orr, Campbell, Mannirg,
Charleston, 22-Campbell, Orr, Ward
Chester,r 4-Ocr, McAliley, Perry,
cesterfie&, 3-Orr, Manning, Tres
('oleton, --Campbell, Orr, Trescot,
Clarenon, 4-Manning, Orr, Perry ,
)arlington, 4-Orr, Manning, Perry,
F,airileid, 4-Orr, Perry, Wanc:aw.
(co'getown, 4-Orr, Manning, Tres
Grenville, 5--Orr, Perry, Campbell,
Kersliaw , 3-Orr, Perry, Manning,
Lancaster, 3-Orr, Perry, Chesnut,
Lanrens, 5-Orr, Perry, Wardlaw,
Lexi:gton, 3-Orr, Perry, Manning,
Camph l I.
MarIon, 4-Orr, Manning, Perry, Tres
Marlboro, 3- Orr, Manning, Perry,
Newberry, 4- Orr, Manning, Perry,
Urangeburg, 4-Orr, Perry, Manning,
Pickens, 5-Orr, Trescot, Perry Camp
Richland, 5-Orr, Ward law, Campbell,
Spartanburg, 6-Orr, Perry, Man ning,
Da wkin s.
Sumter, 4-Orr, Manning, Perry,
Uno,4-Orr, Manning, Perry, Daw -
IWilliamsburg, 3-Orr, Campbell, Man
*Whol number of votes 141. Of which
Orr received, 141 ; Perry, 89 ; Campbell,
98; Trescot, 48 ; Manning, 66 ; Chesnut,
12 ; Du<ller, 25 ; Wardlaw, 64; Daw kins,
22; Mc Aliley, 4.
Mcssrs. Urr, Campbell and Perry wero
elected D)elegates from the State at large.
The balloting for the fourth Delegate
was then proceeded with:
Abb;eville, 6 votes-Wardlaw.
Chbes ter field, 3-Manning.
Greenville, 5 -Mianning.
K'ershawv, 3-M'an ning.
Whole nuir ber of' votes, 141. Of
which Manning received 71 ; Wardlaw,
1; Trescot, 9.
Hion. J. L. Manning having received a
majority of the votes cast, was declared
The following are the delegates from
the Congressional Districts:
1st-I. D)ozier, F. J. Moses, sr.
2d-W. P. Shingler, T. Y. Simons.
3d-D. L. Wardlaw, S. McGowan.
4th-T. N. Dawkins, Jas. Farrow.
Mr. W. A. Harris moved that the offi
cial proceedings of the Convention be
published in the papers of the city, and.
tat the papers of the State be requested.
to copy ; which was agreed to.
On motion.of Mr. J. Barret Cohen, tho
Covention adjourned sine die.
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