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For the Hera'd.
MESSRS. EDITOs :-I hand you for
publication the following letters, show
ing what can be done if energy is used
in the procuring of immig;rants from Eu
rope. The occasion of this correspon
dence is this. On my way to Florida
last month I met Mr. M1rriman on the
train to Charleston, and the conversation
turning upon the condition of the country
and the sub ject of labor, he mentioned
to me the letter he had received from
the Rev. Mr. White, Zurich, Switzer
land, and spoke of p'iblishing it. On re
turning home I had not heard any thing
of Mr. White's letter to Mr. Merriman,
and I wrote to him in relation to it.
The letter No. 1., is the letter ad
dressed to me by Mr. Merriman, in reply
to mine. Letter No. 2., is the letter of
Mr. Merriman to Rev. B. F. White, and
letter Mo. 3., is from Rev. Mr. White to
Mr. Merriman, giving information upon
what terms laborers can be procured, of
what character the persons will be, and
how they xill come recommended. As
so much labor is removing from
this part of the country ; and as it is im
portant that the lands should not be left
to grow up in weeds, and thus be con
verted into a wilderness, and be desert
ed, it is important that our people should
make all necessary efforts to restore the
country to its former, and esen greater,
prosperity. People mu::t begin to work
to accomplish some thing. Plans to se
cure immigrants must be matured, and
the people must see to it that their lands
shall be cultivated, and improved. The
country can be impr>ved, but energy is
required to efFect it.
The attention of the people will be di
rected to this subject directed to this
subject during the course of this year,
and that too in time to make all the ne
cessary arrangements for the introduc
tion of foreign labor, for the year 1SGS.
GREENWOOD, S. C., Jan. J, 18G.
HENRY SUJMMER, ESQ'n-Dear Sir -I
haverectived yours of the Sth ult., and
contents duly noticed. And in order
that you may fully understand the cor
respondence, I send you the letters I
wrote and also the ans? ers to it, by Rev. j
B F. White.
I have not had the letter publiThed,
but should you deem it worth doing
please to ask the kindness of the Editors
to do so for the general good.
Your ob't Serv't,
L. D. MERRIAN.
GREENwoOD, S. C., Oct. 18, 1SG.
RES. B. F. WurrE-Dear Sir-I have
seen the statement of the letter of yours,
dated Zurich, Switzerland, July 17th u it.,
saying you c-ould furnish Swiss labour
ers from Switzerland. It is now too late
to obtain them, for next year's crop. If
you can make arrangements with ten
hands, to come for the year 1868, and
give me notice, I will arrange wiith the
house of Messrs. HI. U. Clafton, & C3o., of
New York to pay their passage to Char
leston, S. C.
When I receive an assurance from you
of an arrengement, I will forward to the
United States Consul, the necessary ar
rangemera for their passage. I will
want them for three years upon the
tern;~s proposed, in yours of July 17.
Say after deducting all expenses of the
farm and trhvelling to said fatrm, they to
take one third of the profits for their
I will also promise to sell them lard
low and give them time to pay for it, so
they may have a home of their o xn for
ever. Our climate is pleasant and
L. D. MERRIMAN.
Messrs. H. B. CLArrON & Co., N. Y :
Sirs: enclosed find a letter addressed to
me by Mr. L. D. Merriman of Greenwood,
S. C. I answer through you, bel eving~
that I can in this way have the labour
ers for Mr. Merriman, at his house by
15th of January, which will be in good
time for the crop of 1S67. Plea;e tele
graph to him tha-t I hat e about 300 la
borers ready to start with ten days nn
tice. I can send mnen with or without~
families. Fr-om here to New York by
Steamer it will cost $35 per grown per
son. By sail vessel it wili cost $42 all
expenses imeluded. I will sen~d none
but such as aie well recommended f,>r
honesty and industry by both the civil
and Church authorities. Let mec know
whether to send families or single men.
Ten men will cost $550 andl ten families
will cost ebout $1200 per steamer, per
sail ten men will cost $420 anId ten fami
lies about $1000. To get famnilies is
probably better. I will not remain here
until next fall, and cannot tell how en.
gagements now, would be met then.
The House ofStutz & Co., who are im
migrant agents here will forward any
per-sons desired. By telegraphing sim
ply the price and the fact that we have
300 laborers ready, and can have them in
N. Y., by the 10th of January, 1 think
Mr. M., will order them immediately.
B. F. W HITE,
Zuri:-h, Switzerland, Nov. 14th 186G.
SnocKIN 2 ACcIDENT.-Yesterday morn
ing, Miss Emma Hlall, a little girl of
twelve years of age, daughter of a lady
who keeps a boarding house at the
corner of Church and Chalmers streets,
was badly burned by her clothes catch
ing fire while she was standing too near
the grate. She became alarmed and ran
down stairs into the kitchen, and w~as
standing in the middle of the floor with
the flames higher than her head, when
Mr. Joh:a Heffron, who was working in a
saddler's shop on~ the premises, hearing
the noise made by the servants, rushed
anid catching her in his arms pressedi her
face against bis breast, thus keeping the
flames from her mouth while he proceeded
to tear off the burning garments. His
arm was badly burned in the attempt,
but his clothes being all wool, he finally
succeeded, with the '' of his brother
and a servant man, in putting out the
flames, and thus, doubtless, saved the
life of the child. Dr. Lebby was then
called in, and, though the little girl is
badly burned on one of her knees and on
one hip, he pronoun'es her in no danger.
reharleston News. 0th.
N1EWBElIRY. S. C.
Wednesday Morning, January 16, 1867.
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duced at the beginning of our new vol
ume to make the following offer: To
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M arch. -
Job work done at this office hereafter,
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All Adrertisement. of a trar ient charac
ter must be p:id for before they will be in
serted. From the above we cannot deviate.
The extreme dilieuty found in collectirg
the small amounts due us for advertising,
forces us reluctantly to determine that here
after we cannot insert any advertisement of
a transient ch:r.c:er, (where the par
ti s advertising do not live in the corporate
limits of the town) unless paid for in ad
vance. We cannot work_ on a credit any
longer, or be s.bject to the profitless trouble
of hnnting up or writing to those indebted.
We mill either advertise for cash or its
equivalent, or not at all.
All persons indebted for advertising for
1806 will confer a favor by calling without
further notice and paying up, and save u
The extra Session ordered at the
regular term for unfinished business,
commenced its session on Monday last,
Judge Aldrieh, presiding.
The Associate Reformed Presbyterian.
We have received the first number of
the above larg, well filled paper, and
commend it to a generous patronage.
It is printed every Monday at Due West,
by Rev. J. I. Bonner.
Sa3dle & Harness Establishment.
It will be seen on reference to our ad
vertising columns, that Mr. J. Boyle,
Agent, has opened a complete establish
ment over Messrs. Bicuse & \':righ ts Tin
shop, where he will be pleased to soe all
who are in wvant of well made, durable
and cheap work in his hue.
January 15 No. of this capital Magazine
received. The intitial story Tristan, of
which this number contains the second
part, is most thrilling and interesting.
Contents generally are of the first water.
For good reading commend us to the
Galaxy. DumHe & Chapman, Agents.
The January No. of this able Southern
Agricultural paper is received, and is up
to its usual standard. We look upon it
as the best monthly of its kind received,
and ask for it a warm and generous
patronage. No farmer should be with
out it. Terms only $2 per year, or
clubbed wi'.h our paper at $4,50. Wmn.
N. White, Athens, Ga.
We have received, with the compliments
of its editors, a copy of the above paper,
published at Bath, Maine. It is a hand
some paper, well printed, and edited by
Messrs. Upton & Shorey. Capt. Shorey,
it will be remembered, visited Newberry
last year on a miitary commission, and
deported himself with that pleasing
courtesy andA digni'y which belong to
the true soldier. We cheerfully place
the Sentinel on our exchange list.
IHillsborough, N. C. Military Acaiemy.
This wvell-knnon n Institution, founded
by. Culenel C. C. Tew, wh fell at Sharps
bmug at the head of his brigade, is again
in full operation, and ready for the re
ceptioni of Cadets at any time. Its Ninth
Anual Session will commnence on the 1st
of February, 18037, and will close on the
last of November, 1S67. The b uildings~
are newv and comnfortable, consisting of
handsome Barracks, erected in 1859 and
'60, for the special purposes of a Military
Scihool, and( are sufi Icienrt to accommodate
one hundred and lifty Cadets; and of
Mess IIall, lHspital, anid all other neces
sary buildings. The sitnation is about1
one mile from the town of Ililsborough,
within a few hunderd yards of thle North
Carolina Central Railroad ,and in a region
unsurpassed for health. It offers spec:al
inducements to the Students from the
ISouthern and Southwestern States, being
from four to .ix hundred miles nearer to
them than the Schools of Virginia and
The Tax Act.
Our wise legislators-Heaven save
them from further legislation-in a spirit
of emulation, and determined not to
be outdone by the government have suc
ceeded in even going ahead of it. The
Internal Revenue Tax was looked upon
as odious, intolerable, hardly to be borne,
but in comparison to the State Tax~ Act
it bears a better aspect. We had a
right to expect mercy from our ow
people, certainly hoped that the foster
ing care of the State would lend a helping
hand to relieve us from the burdens now
crushing us down, but that hope dies out
with the birth of this new evil, this
State Tax Act, to raise supplies. To
raise supplies for what ? Oppressed by
a heavy Internal Revenue Tax, of two
1year's standing, threatened on every
hand with law suits, cries are sent up
for help, for relief, and the grand measure
We Must Work Ourselves.
The following justly forcible hints
:redited to the N. 0. Picayune, and
which we [ind in the Southern Cultivator,
so exactly suits the present time and
Southern people, that we trust our readers
may act upon them.
The editor of the Iberville South has
been reading a great deal of Southern
writing on the subject of labor, and finds
that while some advise us to "hang on to
the negro," others talk about obtaining
"a supply of labor from the toiling
millions of Europe;" others want "to
procure intelligent lahor," while many
look anxiou.lv to China and lindostan
for relief. Not one talks of our doing
the work our:selves.
IIe thinks, if we may paraphrase his
thoughts, we would do well to put our
own shoulders to the w% heel before we
call on Hercules. Ile says:
The foreigners, the coolies and the
freedmen are all very well in their way,
but neither the one nor the other, nor
all of them, will supply the gr<at void of
labor, while we ourselves continue to
talk, grumble, loaf and brag about what
we used to be.
The stubborn truth of the matter is
this, that Southern men and women and
their chibiren have got to go to work, if
they may reasonably expect to repair
their shattered fortunes, and render "the
land we love" other than a Jamaican or
The age of idleness is past ; we must
Rll work, or all sink. We have no longer
"father's plantation and niggers" to fall
back upon. The old homestead is well
nigh valueless, and the former slaves are
There is nothing left for us but brains
and hands, and plenty of employment
Don't be so particular abcut the kind
of labor in which you engage. There is
as much .f dignity and honor attached
to one kind of honest employment as
another. Lay hold of whatever you
may find to do with a whole heart, with
faith in the just awards of the future,
and our word for it, you cannot fail to
achieve, at no distant day, wealth, con
fort, and the esteem of the better classes
of society, such as the idler and mere
drone in the hive of human life can never
know or realize."
Dr. Ward's prescription is the best we
have seen. We advise all to follow it.
N. 0. Pie.
Dist' ict Officers.
The follo?ing gentlmen were appointed
at the late session of the Legisla;ture:
MAGISTRATrs.-John Coate, John K. G.
Narce, J. U. Uleller, E. B. Ch: lners, Jo
siah Stewart, .. 1. Ward. L. B. Mafrett, F.
II Domnuek, llemy Ilalf iere, John A. Can
non, and Thos. Moormuan.
ConONER.a-II. 11. Kinard.
ConiMssiossais OF PI'uiLC BUILnNos -
R. II. Wright, N. A. IIunter, W. A. Cline,
John 11. Leavell, Mathias Barre, James
Gauntt an1d Jamies M. Baxter.
ConMViOioSa or FRE Senoots -E. P.
Lake, T8oma~s Lipscomb, George S. Carnion,
John 31. Cahnes, Reubeu [yles, Trhomrs V.
Wicker, Allen llawkinM, F. II. Dominick
and John Crooks.
Co MIsSIONEris oF ROADS -Matthew Hall,
J. II. Suber, .James Cahhvell, John K. G.
Nance, Jackson Teague, Thonias W. Hlollo
way, A. J. Longshore, M. F. Workman and
J. F'. Simns.
CoMuurssiosr;as TO APrOVE: PrnreI SEcc
RITIES.-G. T. Scott, Peter IIair, John B.
Carwile, E. S. Coppock anid R. L. Mc(;augh-.
Co>:.IsIONERS Or' Poor. -W. XV. Boozer,
Thos. II. Cronwer, Dr. J. W. McCants, J. B.
Floyd, an I John Coate.
A TEaRnBTE Arp..ria.-The jail at
Kingstree, in this State, was totally
detoe by fire on Monday night last.
Welearn that tile fire had gained so
much headway before it was discovered,
that its progress could not be arrested.
One white man only was in tile jail, at
the time, and he escaped, but twenty-t wo
of the negro prisone.rs (nineteen males
and three femnaks) perished in the flames.
Their shrieks and screams, as they were
gradually sh ut off from all hope of escape,
vere sickening to the helpless spectators,
and, withl the hissing awl1( crackling of
the flames, which seemnedl to take a
sava:e delight in their work, formed a
scene that,'ini horror, might have rivalled
Pandemonium itself. In a very shor'
time, tile cries and groans ceased, andI of
the twen~tto piri-oners nothing was
left but a ~eharred, blackened and shape
less mnass. It is supposcd ti:at the jail
was fired biy the negroes, in the hope of
maiki ng theii r esca pe, but their efforts
only w ork ed out thleir entir e destruction.
- Phoin ix.
The report of the foreigrn imfmigration1
to this city dining the year IM0, has
jst been~pubYlice and exhibiits sonic
interstmgy particulars. The number (of
steerage passe: gers who enteredl New
York during the year was 2:11,829. Th'le
cabin passenigers numb)er((d over ~28,
000. Here are a qurarter of a million of
people added to tie population of the
country in (ne y'ear, through New York
alone. ~About firty per cent, were Gr
mrn:ln, th ilt v-fivye per cent. Irish and tire
balance Evglish, Scotch, Norweigians,
French, &e. Ahonr;t twenty per cent. re
uained in New York arid the rest seat
te: ed throughi every State ini the Union.
A notreeablec feature in the emigration
stti-tic's of inter years, is the great in
crease ini thre emigration from Norwvay.
The *.ardy people of that land are cross
lg the ocean in shoals, to live in Iowa
and \Minnesota, where large colonies of
their countrV men are settled with vil
laces, newspapers anid domestic institu
tins just to their tasti- Could not some
of them be induced to trn their faces to
wards the mrountain districts of South
Carolina? Trhey nre amiong the most in
dustrious and enterprising of the~ new
comet s from Europe.
NEw lLAVEN, CoNN., Janunary S -The
Democratic State Convention, which met
in this city to-day, was fully attended,
and speeches were made by J. Brooks of
New York, Isaac Toucey, Thomas II.
Srmniur arid WV. W. Eatonl, (if llartford,
and others. In the course of his speech,
Mr. Brooks said, if they (Congress)
attemplt to impeach the President, and1 he
calls for aid to sustain the Government,
in my judgment, not one or ten thousand
railroad trains w ill be enough to transport
the Demiocracy to Washington. If such
a course were persisted in, civil war
would not be confined to the other side
of the Potoizac, but desolation and ruin
would be brought to our own homes.
The GrifBin Star reports the arrival of
a number of sturdy looking emigrants
from the North, who intend to settle in
tha ciniy .a cultivate the soil. Let
Mr. John A. Kinard has been appoint- I
ed warden of the Poor IIouse.
Adam Riser continues to receive every
day at his popular Bazar, nice fresh
Oysters as well as a great many other
GOOD WoRK.-The Messrs. Harris, at
their shop, on Main St., near the Depot,
are prepared to do all kind of work in
the carpenter and cabinet naking line,
in a workmanlike manner and at reason.
Mr. Jake Werts resides near Silver
Street, instead of Frog Level, as the type
made it appear last week. He will mend
clocks till he can't re-t. Leave your or
ders here, send the work to his house or
order him to your dwelling. He is de
termined to set the clocks agoing.
ERnATA.-Our big devil was very "sassy"
last week, and in putting up Dr. Samps.
Pope's fine list of cheap Drugs-made Sar
saparilla-read SAss-aparilla, in several
places. The errors escaped the proof read
er's left eye, (the right one was bunged up
from the effects of tooth ache.) Won't the
Doctor give the "devil" a dose?
ELECTION OF INTENDANT AND WARDENS
OF NEwE ERIY.-At an election held Mon
day last, the following gentlemen were
elected to serve for the ensuing year.
INTENDET.-James M. Baxter.
WARDENS.-T. M. Paysinger, 0. Wells,
R. H. Wright and Ed. Christian, Esqr's.
KsAw oN A PILE, and flee unto the
mountains of Iiepsidam ! Who? our dear
christian wood merchants. We might
mak' a few honorable exceptions, but
generally their consciences are as elastic
as india rubber. Let it rain, and 50 cts
is added to the price of a load, while the
load is reduced in size; a sleet or snow !
and God have mercy on the poor. John
you must charge four dollars to-day, it is
very cold, and be careful of the critters;
don't make the load too heavy. Let the
sun shine, and the day be pleasant, and
the case is just reversed. Verily they
should be made to "knaw on a file and
flee unto the mountains of Hepsidam."
CnANa.-Everything changes, sea
sons, weather, people; change is written
Ion the tide, and "there is a tide, which
taken at the flood leads to fortune ;"
happy the man who can make his
changes suit this tide ; his fortune is
made. Our friend, Dr. Gouin we think
has struck the fortunate nail on the head,
in removing from his old stand. There
is no change in him, h:>wever, he is the
sr.me; genial and happy. The change is
apparent in the face of his store, it is
larger, more attractive, fuller of goods,
nic-naes, fancies, and his run of custom
increases every day-a change which
makes him still happier. We acknowl
edge sundry favors from him and Jimmy,
h-tely ; ma~y their shadows never grow
less, and] their business know no diminu
THE NEw CoC-NcIL.-The ticket eleCted
on Monday for council took some strong
pulling to carry it through, the opposi
tion being heavy. To a man up a tree,
it is diflicult to see what either party are
driving at, unless because that it is an
old institution it must be kept up and
the people brought out once a year any
how. For ter days preceding, the ex
citement is amusing, the press is kept
running night and day striking off tickets,
party feeling runs high, town's salvation
depends upon the "going in" of each
party's frienids. Well somebodys ticket
is elected, and the respectable intendant
and wardens "go in" antd stay in, for no
one ever hears of anything done by them,
unless it is the granting another license
for a "mangle-leg" mill, until the next
year come~s roiund, when the town hay
ing run l:ooe for twelve months more
needs anothier saving courcil.
To Tm:l CoNF!:)ERATE SOLIIIERs OF
Son-rn CA RousAx-F. 1". Gardner, Agt.
N?ric-d. M. Gl yrnph, Adm'r.
NoTIcE-E. P. Lake.
Mapes' Nitrogenized Super. Phosphate
of lime-K insman & H owell, Agents, 153
East Bay, Charle'ston, S. C.
NoTicE-II. I. Epting.
FoRt SALE oRt RENTr-N. B. Mazyck, Ag't.
NoTIcE -II 1I. Folk, Adrn'r.
U. S. Internal Revenue.
NoTicE To TAx P'AYEILs OF 38THi REGI
MENT-.J. C Williams, Ass't A ssessor 12th
SPECIA. NOTICE- Ahbrajn Moore.
C. 1H. KINGs.MORE, ARTIsT-Is still at
the old statnd.
CerA-rIO-J. T. Peterson, Ord.
SA.vsoN & DELILAH-Dr. J. S. Bough
GREAT REDrCTION IN PRmICES-Samuel
H AIRNEss AND SADDLERY-J. Boyle, Agt.
SPECI AL NOTICE-Dr. D. C. Glenn.
Cow PECAs AND) MEA.-B. M. Blease.
FLoca, POTATOEs anid FREE DRtAYAGE
Lovelace & Wheeler.
ABSTRACT from the minutes of the meeting
of the V rnstees of Newberry College, Jan-.
uary 8, 18G7.
A quoruml of the Trustees met in the Law
offiee of Col. S, Fair, V. P.. immediately on1
the arrival of the ears. They were organ
ized by Col. Fair, Vice President of tbe
Board. Prayer by Rev. A. 1I. Rude.
A resolution was passed appointing the
President, Vice President, Secretary and
Treasurer of the Board, a committee to pre-.
pare an appeal to the holders of Scholar
ships urging upon them to pay the interest
due on their bonds, or such part as th y may
be able to pay, for the purpose of procuring
funds to carry on the College and repair the
Scholars coming on Scholarship Bonds
will be allowed to come on the bond during
A Catalogue of the College is to be prep
pared by the President, and to be published
at his discretion.
It is th'e anxious desire of the Board that
the Salaries of the Professors should be paid,
and those who owe Scholarship bonds are
ernnesly Anciras to pay the same, or as
SAD DEATIL--We have never been
:alled upon to chronicle a death under t
nore mela; ,holy circumstances than
;hat of Mrs. Owen, the beloved wife of
)ur fellow-townsman, S. 11. Owen. On
Lhe afternoon of Thursday last, the de
!eased, feeling unwell, spread a cover
ng before the fire, upon which she re
lined, resting her head upon a chair ;
mrnder these circumstances she fell asleep
to awake and find her clothing all ablaze,
Zrd the flames leaping about her face ;
hcr first impulse was to smother the
laime with a carpet near at hand; failing
in this she se;earmed for help, when a
servant wornan ran to her, and quickly
conprehemding her terrible situation,
hurried to the well for a bucket of water,
and returning dashed it over her, and
then ran for Mr. Owen and a Physician,
wh(, when they arrived, found her pros
trate upon the floor, her flesh crisped
and charred, her clothing all consumed,
and she suffering exquisite agony. lv4. ry
thing that medical skill could suggest
was attempted to relieve her suffering.
She lingered until Friday afternoon, j
when death kindly interposed and re
leased her fro,n all pain.-Anderson Ap
THE Cnor PRosPEcT.-It rarely occurs
that several poor crop years follow each
other in succession. If this be so, we
have every reason to hope for bountiful
crops this year to reward the farmer and
to till his barns and pockets. Much
depends in farming, as in any other busi
ness, upon close attention and application
-hard work continuously and a plenty of
it, will make the farmer as well as the
professional man rich. It has been
truthfully said that the proprietor's track
is the best manure to his farm.
This is more applicable than ever under
the new order of things. Land, to pro
duce wel!, should be well prepared and
well woiked and manured. We have
never seen land too rich. Farmers could
make more and do it easier by planting
less land, stimulating it higher and work
ing it hetter, leaving out or putting in
grass for pasturage the land badly worn
or inconvenient to improve. Poor Richard
"Plough deep while sluggards sleepd
Aiid you will have corn both toeeli and to keep."
May such be the case with all our
patrons this year.-Laurens%ille Herald.
- - + +
PRovIsIoNs FOR TnE PooR.-The sym
pathy and liberality exhibited by the
people of Kentucky for the poor of the
South afford conspicuous evidence of the
magnanimity of the people of that State.
Not only have individuals contributed
without stint to the relief of the suffering
poor of the South, but relief societies
have been organized for systematic a' d
extended operations, with agencies in
our various towns and cities. We learn
that Captain D)ehoney, of this city
himself a worthy type of the larger
hearted sons of "Old Ken tuck"-has re
ceived a supply of meal, etc., and ex
pects baron and potatoes in a few days,
for distribution among the deserving pooir
of the City, iIe invites the co operation
of our citizens in recommending such
persons as are worthy recipients of this
TnH. IHOPE OF IBETTER TIEs.-A gentle
man from Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been
at Walhalla for some days, looking at
land in that section, with the hope of
being able, not only to purchase for him
self, but for some thirty others, who are
anxious to locate among us. This gen
tleman expresses himself well satisfied
with his examination thus far.
This is the first evidence of the "better
times" in store for us, to be opened up
by emigrants. With a genial soil, facili
ties of the highest order for manufactu.
ring purposes, and a climate unsurpassed
for health and pleasure, we can offer
inducements to emigrants unequalled hy
any country.-Pickens Courier.
The Wytheville (Va.) "Dispatch"
rlates the following: "A couple came in
town last Wednesday, rode up to Parson
Sullin's house, and said they desired to
hejoined in the holy state of wedlock.
The parson kindly invited them to dis
mount and come in, but they declined,
saving time was peiu,and urged] the
parson to push on immediately w ith the
ceremony, which he did, in the best
manner, 'in double quick time,' in front
of his house, the snow ainirg rapidly at
the time. This marriage, on horseback,
is the first we ever heard of; but presume
from wihat wc have hecard that the bride
aind rnemn wecnt their way peirfectly
Crime and cold weather have bad sway
North recently-from late papers it
it would seem that while the mercury
went below zero, crime rose above fever
heat. A mong the new grades of offences
-divorces were on the rampage- taken
out ad infinitum.
A minicter sues for divorce from his
wife, while in another case a minister's
wife sues for divorce on the ground that
her husband is a plagiarist and not as
brilliant, men tally-, as she had supposed.
All sorts of causes are assigned. A party
are married arid dlivorced in 12 hours.
Husband said to he at fault. Wife
affirmed that he wasn't a man.
FRosTED LTIBes.-It is said that fros
ted limbs are permanently relieved
by one or two applications of lye of wood
ashes, made so strong as to be quite slip
pery between the fingers. This lye
should settle, be drained off and have a
large handful of common salt to each
quart of lye mixed with it. It should
be quite warm, and the limbs be sub
merged for one or two hours.
WASmscrTON Jan. 11.-A colored regi
ment recruited in this vicinity has been
ordered to South Carolina, under Gene
ral Miles. formerly commandant at For
tress Monroe. He will have his head
quarters at Chaikston.
Trhe people of Neveda City are greatly
excited by the discovery that their city
is built over gold mines. A mine in the
centre of the town is giving a large au
A poor little girl in the Fourth Ward,
New York, as she was dying, said "she
was glad she was going to die, because
now her brothers and sisters wouki have1
enough to eat!"
PARIs, Jan. 11.-The gratifying in
telligence of the impi-ovement of Carlot
ta, both mentally arnd physically, is fully
con firmed by despatches from her atten
A prepossesing young man in New
Vnork w-ho claims tn bea soen of Lorrd
DISTIBUIONS.-We would call attention
o the opinion of one of the leading papers
f Canada on this subject:
Most of our readers have no doubt read
ome of the numerous advertisements of
ift Enterprises, Gift Concerts, &c , which
ppear from time to time in the public
rintt, offering most tempting bargains to
hose who will patronize them. In most cases
hese arc genuine humbugs. But there are
tew respectable firms who do business in
his manner, and they do it as a means of
nereasing their wholesale business, and no1
o make money. From such firms, it is true
mandsome and valuable articles are procuret
or a very small sum, and what is more im
>ortant, no one is ever cheated. Every per
on gets good value for his dollar; because
s we have stated, it is intended to act as at
idvertisement to increase their ordinary
>usiness. We have seen numbers of prize,
ent out in this way by Sherman, Watson
.ompany, of Nassau Street, N. Y., anc
here is no doubt that some of the articles
tre worth eight or ten times the money paid
or them, while we have not seen or heard
)f a single article which was not worth the
lollar which it cost. But this is only one o
he exceptions of this rnle, for as a genera
hing the parties engaged in this busines
tre nothing but clever swindlers.
Siturday Reader, Montreal, C. E., Jan. 13
WVASIINGTON, Jan. 14.-Associate Jus
ice Field to-day deliver< d his opinion of the
tited States Supreme Court in the Mis.
ouri test oath case. John Cummins, s
Roman Catholic priest, who was indictec
'or preaching and teaching n ithout taking
he oath prescribed by the Constitution of
hat State, being plaintiff in error the couri
decides the test oath in this case unconsti
tutional, it being in nature of punishment
without trial and in its character ex posi
acto. The judgment of the court below i<
-eversed with directions that the plaintifl
,hall depart without delay. Associate Jus.
ice F.eld also delivered an opinion of the
ourt in exparte cases of Garland and Mart
rho having taken a part in the rebellion
isk to be re-admitted to practice. The
ourt hold that as the statute imposes t
>tnishment which may not have been pun
shable at the time the offence was com
mitted, it is in its nature an ex post fac:c
The attorneys are t,ot officers of the
United States. They are officers of th<
urt, and hold their offices during gooc
ehavior, and the court is not the registei
:f the edicts of any other pou er. The ap
plicants obtained a pardon from the Presi
lent which reheves them from the conse
quences of offence, and makes the citizen it
the eye of the law what he was before i
was committed. Congress cannot limit the
prerogative ofiercy, and cannot be fetteret
by legislative restrict'on. It followed tha
the prayer of tho petitioner must be grantec
mnd also the prayer of Mr. Mair. The rub
which requires attorneys to take the tes
Dath must be recinded, and the order i
Dowx.--The spire of St. Luke's Epis
:opal Church was recently removed t
prevcnt its falling at some future time
Poor St. Lukes! It has been sai
rhused by inudigenous enths and va'dals
TI'he w indo a's are neatrly all broke ont0 i
and ini the silenut w'atchies of the naigr
thievecs a nd satyrs have polluted its sant
A SAD GAsi'.u.~.-The younges
daughter of Mrs. Mary Rair.s, of thi~
ity, while playing in the back yard o
hr residence, caught fire from a neigh
bring flame, and was so severely b:arnet
that she lived but a fewv hours.-Phoni.'
MeuANctJY Accin:E-r.-An only sor
>f Mr. James B. LeGette went out squir
el hunting on Wednesday, 26ith Decemn
ir, and after huntmng awhile he laic
own wiith his shot gun pointing at hi:
mody, which accidenta)ly went off anc
silled him instan tly.-Ibuid.
A SAD AceroNNr-Con: -rO DFerrn.
We regret to learn that an elderly lady,
Srs. Elizabeth Payne, a resident of this
place, was so la,ily choked last week
whi'e swallowing some article of f>od
that she died shortly afterwards fron
ts effects.-Greenville Patriot andMoua
3Maximilian is still in Mfexico-Bishop El
iott, of Georgia, is dead. Gen. Ellison Ca
pers has received a call to the Episcop.
Church at Greeniville. There is no legiti
mate business doing in 3Mexico. The Br it
sh Governmnt offers $25,000 in gold fo
he head of Ste'phi ns. Italy consumes mor
Frogs than France.
An Act has been pussd hv t!'e Georgi
Legilature, and signed by the Governor, prc
vid ing thfat :all prope'rry of the w ife it thi
time of her marriage, whe her real or per
;onal. or choses in action, shall be and re
main her separate property ; and that al
property given to. itnherited or ac'quired b:
the wife iurinig coverture, shall vest in an
blong to her. and shllI not be l.able for to
pamient of any debt. default, or contraict c
Sourit Canfot.tNA IBAILRtoAI BoNs.-Th
3oth Carolina Itail road Comiipa ny h e de
poited ~2O,o00 sterling, ini Lond..n,
meet the interest due on their foreign bond
>n the 1st Ja,nuary, 1867.
Mfany of the villages in this state are 0r
~anizing fire companies. Good Enginie
an he purchased in Charlesto:1 at fron
$400 to $500 each.
A Decotah fellow stys the Indian
nd halfbreeds out there, ' can't tell on
~renback from another, .s all our one
E!opemients, divorces and crimnes arn
s numerous that the New York Sum
thinksthe whole continent is incontinent
If a man addresses yo'u dogmatically
mswer him categorically.-Prentice.
Miss Pauline Ashmore an amiable anm
iccomplished young lady, .and daughtet
>f Col. J. D. Ashmore, of Greenville, wat
burned to death, near Camden last week.
PAnts, Jan 11.-The press of this
~apital warn the Americati people against
my impeachtment of President Johnson.
The Emperor of Brazil has emancipated
he national slaves.
Some of the citizens of Western North
iaroina are agitating' to form a New~
Two negroes were killed in Charlestor
Juring the holidays, who were of the
ame name-singular coincidence.
The President's veto of the suffrage bill is
f able document. It proves his statesman
hip. Howe ver there is bnt little doubt of its
inal passage over his veto.
lEwBE1rRY, Jan. 15.-Cottfn brisk at from 22
CoLuXBI, Jan. 14.-CorroY.-18 to 22 gold,
2 to 32, curremcy, tax paid.
Coa,-$i.7) to 180 per bushel.
FLOUR-S 1 to 19 per bar. el.
COIN -Gold 34 a 36c. premium.
NEw YORK, Jan. 14.-Cotton less active; Sales
,f6 bakt.s. middling uplands at 34 1-2 a 5; flour
~ .t in inwpr.
The subsceriber would re_pectfully inform
li,, friendls, and the public generally that he
i'a. opened a complete
Saddlery and Harness
At BLEASE'S OLD STAND,
OVER THE TIN SHOP,
Where he willi keep constantly on hand,
Saddles and Harness of every description.
REPAIRING done with Neatness
TERMS CASH, at :noderate and popular
jan 16 3 Iy J. BOY. E, Agent.
GREAT REDICTION IN
HAVING bought the well selected
of Goods from Mr. Jacob Stern, for ca;h I
have determined to sell out
The entire Stock of
Dry Goods, Clothing,
Boots and Sho?s,
Hats and Caps,
Hoop Skirts, etc.,
FIRST COST PRICE!
As I want to mak4 room for
Spring and Summer Stock.
My Stock is well assorted, and bought at
the DECLINE in prices, therefore I can un
Come and see for yourself, and yon will be
astonished to hear my prices.
Under the Newberry Hotel Building
Jan 1 2
fOW PE1S AND MEL
Very fine quality, for sale
low, by B. M. BLEASE, Agt.
TAThandsome and commodious resi
!:nce, known as the NANCE house, and
El- occuipiedl by Rev. Dr. Brantly. The
lot cnmaini 14 acres incre. or less, anid is
'Cry rich. On the premises aire every
con'enience. For particulars apply to
B. II. LOVELACr.
Jan. 16, 3-t f.
A LL persons having demands against the
estate of Mrs. ELIZAB.ETa sPENCE,
deceased, are requested' to hawl them in
nroperly attesteCd, and all those indebtedl to
said estate will make pa-yment to me by the
10th of February, as a final settlement will
be made on that day.
E. H. FOLK,
Jan. 16, 3-4t. Adni'r.
U. S. Internal Revenue.
Notice to Tax Payers of 38th Regt.
A LL persons liable to Tax under the
Excise Laws of the United States, must
make returns to me by the 15th ofFebruarv.
If they do not comply by that time, I will
he forced to assess them to the full extent,
and from wkich ther e can be r.o appeal.
My ofBece will be open at the following
places during the month of January:
January the 21st..................John G'ymphs
" "26th..................... g 8
" "27th............Cromers Stem
" " 31st.............l. Wmflja
After that time at Newberry Court House
until the 15th of February.
J. C. WILLIA MS,
Assistant Assessor, 12th Collection Die.
For Sale or Rent.
The House and Firm in Newberry, now
the property of Alonizo J. White, Esq.. and
a'nd formerl y the residence and property of
Dr W. W. McMorris. On the premises
are a fine dwelling house, all necessary out,
-buildings, andl( a fine well of water. In the
arden ai.nd lot, there is also a fine selection
of F.--it Trees.
Attached is a Farm of' Twenty Acres,
more or less, recet tiy cultivated, and wel
drained and fenced.
For terms appmly at R. R. Depot.
N. B. MAZYCK, Agent,
Jan. 16 3 tf.
"he Notes and Accounts of Robert B.
Moore, are in my hands for set tlemnent. All
pariesc. indIeb:ed will therefore come forward
anid settle on or before the 1st of March
nex t, as inidulgence cannot he granted after
th'Lat. dat. ABRAM MooRE&.
Frog Level, Jan. 14, '67.*
THlE subscriber would respectfully re,
quest all persons indebted to him to com
forward and settle immediately.
D. C.GMLSN, M.D.
Jan, 16. -
SAMSON AND DELILAH,
TBE s'TRONQ MAN SBORN O7 UTBEERst.
AN ESSAY FOR YOUNG MEN, os the
Errors, Abuses and Diseases incident te
Puberty, by which Youth is robbed of lts
beauty, apd Manhood of its power,--with
Reports on the best means of relief and
cure. Sent in sealed letter envelopes, free
of chaige. Address, Dr. J. SKILLIN
HIOUGHITON, Howard Association, Phila,
Jan. l6-3. 33.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
By Joha T. Peterson, ordinary of Newbery
Whereas, J, Belton Werts has applied to me
for Letters of Administration, on all and sin.
gular the goods and chattels,rlghts and crede
its of Andrew S. Werts, late of the district
These are therefore to cite and admosish
all and singular, the kindred and creditors of
the said deceased, to be and appear before
me, at our next Ordinary's Court for the
Isaid District, to be holden at Newberry Court
IHouse,on the 28th day of Jan. next, to show
cause, if any, why the said Administration
should not be granted.
Gliven undelr .my hanr1 and seal, thIs14th