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4,oieiaw lorning, Febiuary 5, 18E.
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The Cotton Tax.
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Aaformation that.tde Ilouto- Eepresen
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Confrenee Jamnittee on the lon- ,on
tested B-1 to repeal the Cotton Tix.
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A destv.etive fire occurred in- the
town of Marion last week, the' work of'an
incendiary. Loss about $10,000, upon
which there was some insuran ce. Two
fuimilies occupying' the houses a:hich
rere Gurned,narrowly escaped with their I
The Yorkville Enaquirer auiFounces the
destixof the wife oi Mr. 1Iezry Lytson,
wbch.occurrdj op fund(ayvight, underi
~ery i)inful ci'rctunstances. She 'fell
o~utof the bed, a.nd being- quite a- large
-woman,, fractured her s tl or. the'wa~sh
board, which prod.u-ed instant death.
The Marion Cr'escent records the
Beath~ofRev. J. P. Morris, of the S. C..
Conference, pastor of the Darhngt.on
)Ietodismt E. Church, South, he died
very auddenly last week.
Mr. Morris was a young man o[superior
talents and earnest piety, a great loss to
The Greenville Mountaineer says an
inquest was held on Tuesday evenuing by
Ucroner H. M. Smith, over the body of a
negro woman named Leah Gadsden, onl
Buncombe-street. The verdict of the
jury was, that w'he came to her death I.y
wounds inflicted with a knife in the
hands of Hectar Williams, negro man of
this town. Cause of the affray not sta
A list of filures in thi- city, says the
New York Herald, for four weeks ening
January 25, exhibits aggregate liabiliies
of over $8,000,000, of n hich the assets
will cover aboutone-fourth.
The military have instructed the civ
il authorities to arrest Mackey, son of
the President, who assatulted a reporter
When is a plan.t like a h.g ? W hw it
begins to root. And when is it like a
sol4er? hen t shuts
Agefs Ws or the Gray laekete,
And how :it.v Uved, Fonghr tind Died foi
Dixie, with [icrevmmd 9ketchec of LifR
inl the C,uf0dracv. eonprisin- N:irrtive
of Pe:-sonal Adventure, Aimy Lile. N,-v;
Adventure, Llome, Life, Partisan Daring
l ill the..Campi), Field ar:d Flospinil to,
ge:hLr with S4-,. Bdiads. A necdotv
and .Humoro, idents of the war fot
So w.r iii de'e:k-n.u.
Tliere kise c ta;n rtir?on of thc war thal
WI in r go imo iie re_:uh- bist 1er es, !not
be embottied in rnoance or poetry, wbich is
ar vorv real p-:ti of it, and wi!i, if pm.wrved,
Couvey to Sliucce,dn: generations a bevter
idea of4 te spirit .ot she comfnWct than maroy
drv reports or careful niriatives of event's,
arI tlas jiirt may b:- c led tte go-sip, the
fn. rIti p>lthr 4-f the w:1r. This i:zt rntteS
Ih eb- l . ritr the e lder he . o ,
(:it:> .,: the:ic an o o .- . t;
niv. v of i n, it'i i . o n ti r herpe., -t
com4e :1'It-irip ot' thu wvice.
Taikia and Brate hwartvd, the Pie
tare quie and Diamaie , the W itty and Mur,
veh>,;, the Tend-r and Pathtic and the
wholev P.,orUm i of the War are here thril
litar portrayid in E mtt:1fairly manner. nt
- - nil zi- r: ria:r it
u:i ir iAvryr p::re, :s ;;:;l. - , 1:r:l.
!:Ztt wit, :ndla le :e h -,y m iit
! merwov:n in ths': o:k or il,rry vrt
I I' d l.:.o:4 of the wfrh.
JONES i2Oi'ir & CO.,
J.: 15 2 Atlanta, G..
Th York-!:ilk- Tiquirer's "conitribu
-orial" says that "Gree!ev's advie to
;!we Seuth is i'not 1ica, or D:e. Tiiere
ti Ctizl v. * ., ;in it. V han:11d i
Onild. I-ace h:,; a 1gh1t to Spa.k-to
Iggs. II m:Le:stan1%i tei -. ant.,; hta.
:eb onie a go-,d AilhisVa; anwid it is
all in t6C ,tI!v" witfi him in the I t
er. - We like y.
A ashigtn. tera:n s.s Mr.
Jo(nsnu is sewed up; Batter I sill
_ttIevd up-, nim t ispii -:diV tded tip
Sto i, 0.Ed up); and the_- collitry,
:.,tit.u:i- *;.2y ..peam-g.~i gone up.. As
hie estresponid2 t t'ayl s. inothing o4 (ree
eyV, ther i:.!:rrnce mra,y het. dr:a.'' that he
s g04ing . "
Thie~ next tnt: eestinig.par:grap'o noticed
that of a Missis.,ppi negro, who was
;d::!-y 4mriL'detd in die woods by the
)Pdv r&a st~cl hog. On :he -negro the
j!k,wiog i:n.cripwti!:n was pinned-"'The
iger killed the lio:, and the hog ki!kd
.he KiG6er. Sdah,"
thnL. August Coti:tituLicnali.A ge:ts <fl
Geicral Sheridan's tour of triumph- be
;an and ended like a Westeri road,
iich opSns gradually, narrowsto a cow
ath, and-the~n rum up a gumn tree. The
ittle m:mu hidbeeni 'l'sight of recent
y' f rom thie highway, but some enter
iri.ing hatriter hars treed Ihim, at the end
1f his progress. It seems he visited,-a
e> days- .since, a female seminary for
f-oung lbs of white compijlexion. These
aidies, live huzndred int number, Phil
us. ed.hitdeed, it would appear .that he
uad his fill of kl.,sinig; for, on the follow.
ng day s acredl to this osculatong feait,
Ie -visitedI a1 neg; o chool, anfd--oh shamei~!
>h inbiilOnes!-heC uever kissed a thintg.
A disgraceful discrim'inration- on accouint
~f 'ra~e, color and- previous conditidn."
Horr,ee -Greely delivered a lecture on
'Sf-Mde Men," in the Maryland in
itute.' The lecture was irel! .attended.
ang th.is@f addamen," and proper
y-so ; he could hardly- find any man arid
Kuman who wouki confess the mnanufac
urd of so vite a fab.ric.-Savannrah Ad
Orz RxiALRA.-As no-lways p;Mer'
o praiseryathet' than blame, we are
:ratitied at' beinig able-rto record the fact
hat the condition of o"r-Rolad b&s been
naterially impi~roved witi the last two
er three weeks, wnder the supervision of
rr. Jcob Bovers-so l6nng conir.ected
chih the GirnmiU.e. R.oad-anti our
rains arrive now vwith somiewhat ofrega
ttrity. Mr. Bowers is an efieient Rail
oader, and a good worker, and we COnl
:ratulate. the Lessee dh ther procure.s
nerut of his serv.ices. -
We are authorized to say that persons
wh may wish te furnislystrinigers and
mss-ties wil confr .with .Mr. Bowers,
r4o is a~uthmized to mrake contracts for
te same :or with P)r. B. S. James, at
4rartini's Depot.:-Laurensville Herald.
There is an ugly kind of forgiveness~
n this world-a kind (If hedgehog for
~ieeniess, shot nut like quills. Mea t:ke
me1 who is rIf,:ned, andl( se.ts him down
e e the blow) pip. of their intdigna~tion,
imd sea'chI himi, and1 burn his f..ult intoi
im), and whien they have kneaded .hinu
~ufticiently with their fiery fists, they
'ten forgive him.
A. letter bas been safely delivered to
he pern to whomz it was addres-ed in
oawa., w..hr i had, besi les the usual sn
ersetiLption, these words: "There is- a
en dollar bill foled ini this letter, and if
rou want it noy wor'se than moy mother
BamsTru loNo:ANc.-Olicial rot urr.s
:ho. tat in Li verpon', orut of 2:1,740r
)m'r ons w.ho werie app rehtended int 18f6,
.ny23cou|d reaed and w rite well:
ylhih- of 72') cibblnen, dealt with uinder
:he Juvenile Offernder's Act, riot one
:ould do so. In 148.000 r.mrriages that
aere made in Englard in 18e4, 42,000 of
he mner, and- 58,500 of the womern
using rocud numbers) .signed ni ith ai
HIousr BUnn:n.-We are sorry tc
earn) thait thle dwe-llg house of Mr.
MarcUs Kirbyv, ii ir.g about ten mniles
btelow this town, was enUtiel consumed
ny fire 41n the 23d u!t. Mr. Kirby losi
every thin'; in thle house, save afe
rieds. The fire is believed to be accidler
tal, loss aInIount s t o abou111t $1 ,5tf.
Aso-Hrm: Ro.CBEiY. -\e regret tc
earn that the store of Thominpsn E-rrle
Fqwas entered, on Wedinesdlay n'ighw
mrd robbed of a large quiantity of pro.
ESCAPED.-Two Conviets--one a bur
~lar arnd the other a cotton thtief-s~uc
de(ed, as we are informed, in escaping
rm the penitentianry, Wedrnesday night.
Tihe present w. inter, for a steady aver
ie de::ree of cIlei, is the severest in the
January 28.-Converition called to or'
der by President Ma,key, followed by
payer from Isaac Brockington, colored.
E. W. f. Mackey made a personal ex
planalton a.,d apologv for his assault on
a newspaper reporter yesterday. On mo
tion the apilogY was received The as
sault was made on the Mercury's reporter.
Report from committee, recommend
ing the Conventiin to petition Congress
to e6ntinue the Freedmen's Bureau until
the restoration of civil goverriment, and
t!:at a bu'rean of eduenction bie estabhlji&!.
The ma:jority v f the Comitn iitee d issen1ted,
a by the time for the proposed discon
tinuance-Jtuly 16--civil goverient
will be established. The reports were
made the special order fir to-morrow,
T ej'&i order, "an ordi:.:tee to
a i.l tax to defray the expens C
ofl thio Cn.-vention and preserve Ihe credit
h are," w::s ten up. The nitter
:-edl, au-rias final a:de the
da for hali-, ay, 'ean e
p. T1. J. iM.rtson -aid tihe c1mittee
culd see no other way of raising money,
bout by endorsing the bills - receivable.
alnl much nivr Cn the same subjtct,
showing how disttessed .the uembe
were fir n k:ne, c.
A fter varnious :.n.nd mein t b Robz t
ordmanie, as finally adopted, is as fol
he pay of Members $11 j.er day
Secretary $11 per- day; Assist:wt Ser
3; Engri .-sing Cierk $$; Re-tding Clerk
(I ~; Door Keeper $7; Ani:ant Dom
Keeper $6; two %dessengers $5 per day,
e'ch. And the sums tuenti ed afire
S:,.id shall be paid to the rmenbers and
oili,ers in bills receivable 'f the State of
So-th Carolina. The mileage of mem
hers aud- officers of th. Convention, shall
Sbe twenty cents per mile to and from
the convention by -the usual mnil routes.
January 29.-Con-venAtion being called
to or.er r,nd opened with prayer,
'T. J. Coghlan offered a resulution, that
the reporter of the Mercury be excluded
fron the floor and privileges of 11h6
house. Tie motion was .,arried, and Mr.
Arnim offered a resolution to pet.ition
(;ongress to lend the State $3,000,000,
which amount is the nett proceeds of the
Icotton tax o'fthne State. Referred.
-Parker moved that the President be
instructed to Tequest Gen. Ganby to
provide for the Convention, at once, $12,
090 in bills receivable of the State.
The special order, an or-diniance for
the division of Pickens Districe: was
taken up and passed by- a vote of ayes,
86; nays, 25.
B3. F. Whittemore offered thne followring
~resolution which was 'referred, to the.
Resqlved, .That aWpersons aball be eli
iole to take or retamn a scat in the [louse
of Representatives, who shall have at
tained the age of twenty-one years, -anid
have been citizens and residents of this
State one year next precedmng the day of
~ee'ton, and for the last six months of
tiin~e, anid shall continue to be residents
of the District which they are to -repre.
sent. - -*
*Beverly Nas'a introduced a resolution
to tax uncualtivoted~ lands one per cent.
more than cultivated lands. Referred to
Committee on Finrance.
B. 0. Duncan offered the following
resolution, which was referred to the
-Committee on Petitions:.
- Re.soNe'd, That a Committee consist
ing of one from each Distriet, be appoint
ed -by- the- Chair, to report to this
Convention~ the names cf such pen
sons as, in their opinion, this Convention
shall petition Congress to remove all die
qualinecations from, on account of past
Thne tax ordinance was taken up, read
a third time and passed, as follow's:
That there shall be assessed and col
leeted by the 'Tax Collectors of the seve
ral Districts and Parisl'es in this State,
in addition to -the tax already levied,
Under General Orders No. 139, issued
fro~ IIeadquarters, Second Military Dis
trict, by Brevet Major G;eneral E. R. S.
Cainby, commanding said District, dated
Charleston, December, 3, 1867, the fol
lowing taxes, which shall be collected by
the persons at the times and in the man
ner presented by said General Orders:
On all real estate, seven arnd a half cents
on every hundred dollars, except ingsuchn
l-mds as are exempted in Article 1 of
said General Order. On articles manu
factured] for sale, barter or exchange, be
t-.een -the first (lay of January 1868,
and thne first day of Janurary 1869, fifteen
cents on every' hundred dollars, to be
paid by the manufacturer. On buggies,
carriaiges, gold and silver plate, watches,
jewelry- and pianos, on hand on the 1st
d nry of January, 1868, except when held
by dealers for purposes of sale, fifteen
cents on every hundred dollars. From
the sale of goods, wares or merchandize,
embraicing all the articles of trade, sale,
barter, or exchange, (the cotton taxed by
the United States excepted,) which any
person shall make between the 1st day
of January, 1868, and the 31st day of
Decembher, 1868, fifteen cents on every
one hundred dollars. And the Tax Col
lectors, Sheriffs, .or any other persons
whose duty it may be to collect, or the
Treasurer of the State, whose duty it is
to receive, shall be liable upon their re
spective official bonds for neglecting or
refusing to collect, safely keep, pay over,
and dishurse the same in conformity to
the.orders of this Convention.
That a enfloint amount of the enun
thus realized, is hereby appropriat.ed to
refut1nh'the Trea-nrer of the State of
Suth Carolnn1, any sum or stims Wh1i
which may be advanced by tie order of
General Caniv, or otherwise, forthe p1v
me.t of the per diem, miltage, cr other
expenses of this Convention, in Ui.ls te
c.ivable of the state.
That the faith and credit of the State
are herebypledged for the redemption of
bills receivable of the State of South Car
olina, issued in conformity to an Act of
the General Assembly of the said State,
in Dccenl;r, 1835, and ,uhseqem:,!y the
Act of September 18F.6; and alAn 1or the
uay ment of the bonds and other obliga
tinns of the State: Provided, Thit all
obligations created for the purpose of
aiding the r,bellion, and for maitainiig
a hostile GovC*m-r.t to tle law;. :and
at,.horitios of the United Stat-!, %re hTee
by declared to be null and -voiJ, and
shall never he naid by any tak to be im
posed upon the peup.e of South Crolimn.
That for the pu:pose of devfra;in e
c'nrrt expenses, of the C:.ventionl
the paytm-nt of iis oiie!r, membs and
c.wtinge:nt anOts -lBrevet .Iajor-Gen
e:'al Ed. R. S. Canby, Gim.iiding the
Second Military District, be requested to
is.sue from time to time, as may be neces
st-y, snch orders upon the T-easury of
the State (f Soth Carolina; f4r the pay
!m;&* Gf suc sWWMis as IM be aathorizcd
by this ( v en tim' t .n uCh- amToUnt as
mly be 21greed po -etween tije Presi
dct of the Cf.nvention and the Geoera)
COmramnding, to the oflicers and meml
bers of this body, their per -e;:lp and
!:;eiee, andfor the current expen;es of
the same; and that the' amonnt 'of tai,
hterein-authoriked to be levied, shTi he
laced-.in the-Treasury of the State t- re
ifrburse said advance.
That if t1e taxes levied and assess(d
under this ordinance, should -be in ex.
eess of the whale expenses of this Con -A
vention, it shall be retaine he Treas
ary, subject to the future-order of the Co'n
vention, or of the Legislature, which may
m.:et in confrmity to the provisions ot
the Constitution To-be adopteL by this
Conveotion. Should there be any defi
cie:icy in tile sn required to be :raised
by tax-tion under the ordinance, to- re
irp urse the Tre;asury .for its outlay, the
fir.t Legis!ature which shi'll asseukble.
hereafter, shall make such further'pro
vidons as may be necessaiy to raise
funds ~for the -purpose.
January,SO.-Convention openmed with
prayer-by B. F. Whittemore.
A committee of three was appointed to.
wait on Geni. Clitz and luquire why he
consdrdit necessary,.to send a police
force to Convention for its proteetio'n.
Pending this it was moved that r.o po
liceman 'be adontted.
Runion introduced a resolution, pro
viding that all the offleers~ of the State
'shalLbe- c'ected by 'the peopie, except
the Judges of the Supresse Gourt. anid
the 1se~d States Senators. Referred to
the.Gothiaittee on Fr.achiise and'Elec
.Ransikr introduced at resolution to .the
effect that, although, the Gonyentlon
would undertake to relieve the people of
the State ironri their great distress, as far
as possible, and pass such ordinances as
a--e necessary to secure the pay of the
members,-the special ohject of their as
sembling is to form a State Constitution,
and tbey will not usurp th.e place of the
Legizla.ture which they have the power
tm create, by passing,.laws on .extr-aneops
s'bjects. Referred to Judiciary Commit
-R. N. Calin, (colored,) offered a long
resolution to petition the' Freedn,en's
B-ureau to loan $1,000,000 to the State,
toj be invested in the purchase of lands
for the benefit of freedmen, these lands
to be divided intQ ten, tweaty, forty,
sixty and 106~ acre tracts, and to have
five year.s in which to pay for the same.
Referred 4a Comrmittee on Petitions.
Thre report of the c6mrmittee recomn
mlendlng the continuation of the Freed
men's llureau, and that a Bureau of Edui
cation be establlished as soon as practi
cable, was taken up, discussed by --l.
Byas, of Berkeley, and B3. F;- Randolph,
both colored and:adopted.
The ordiance defining~ pay and ..mile
age was taken up and after discussion,
read a second time and ordered to be en
grossed for a third reading.
Several members rose and 'isked to
have their names recorded as votinrg
against fixing the pay per diem of mem
bers at $1 1, regarding it as too high.
The last clause of the first sectionr of
the ordinance as adopted ,says "the .same
to be paid in bills receivable of the State,
which have not a par val.ue in United
January 31.-Convention opened with
prayer by Rev. Wt. E. Johnson, colored.
Thme following are the moost imuportant
itemis in thbi5 day's proceedings:
Cogiran introdue-d a resolution to
expunge the wo:-ds "negro, rigger and
Yankee," from thre vocabulary of South
(Crolinma, and to make it tn offence pun
isabIle with tine and immprisonment to use
those wor ds in an oipprohrious senmse to
wards sny Amrericanr citizen. Referred
Randolph introduced a resolution,
which was referr ed to the same Conmmii
tee, regulat inig the managemnent of dea:f,
dumbf and blhnd asylums, amid other
charitable State institutionrs, andl provi
dling that tihe dirn c.ors of the penitentia
ry and the trustees of State charitable
institutions shall be appointed by the
Gov-rimor, by and with the advice and
consent of the Senate.
Corley introduced a resolution prohib
iting guardians from offering Confeder
ate bonds in settlements with their
wards. Referred to the Judiciary Com
Corley also introduced a resolution
abolishing capital punishment and, sub
stituting imprisonment for life, tire term
of imprisonment to be shortened accor
ding to the moral progress of the con
J. Whittemore moved that the pilive
men remi otsid of the ih>or of th,
Convention, sIject to the order of the
Corley offered the following which
was refeirred to the Finance Committee
Whereas the several banks - of th'.
State have, by the suope(ion Of spe,it
paymentsduring the %%,zr and since, F,r
fCited their charter: ; and w-rs,by
their complicity in the ConfedIl
sl'indl, they"have forfeited the re-pect
and confidence of the people of the Com
MOnwA1ith ; therefore,
Olove,tat I he--Co"im:T1 fro hw
reg Itd to :t ,. : e .ction tdI,i.ne
to wrure the pe,ople, in the onre
ngainst such a syste. -of 1eeiHVzed
swnlg yrq Itnga hereLa:fter no
such corpor.itions shal be rellwk.d to con
duct any bat.king operatiins whatever,
otherwise than upon the reaf amu'unt of
capital emiployed, andr that the n!n:mhers?
of al such cor;.ora-tions snI e hi
amer. to the commowl e.e1
for the governe:ent of all other c iti.e[ns
of the state.
C;,.'Itr71',, February 'P.-Im the C -
Venttion., h:iney, a c-i 'r.d d~.~ate, C-,
fered a :ir. on,iiiOr, d icv. in to the p>
p'e 'If .!, th C'IIdimI ad le%1 r t tha:t
sal ; that n) In l-.eaon Ac t - been
p.ed by Congress, al in belief of- the
C(nventio, never wi!l he.; and tiit thel
mily matner for the h:ndless to obtain
laids, is by purclae. A white delegate
fvered a resdOutionm, -that all investment
of fund< of estates of infatk! and mlamled
women ?n Gonfederatt- nr Statt-seeuliei
ty -iminisLrators, ux,,c[Hors, gitardin.. I
an age'.t-, he smi and 1oh1. and 0s,ch
Iinves tm .shal I .st . r recovery i
lawful mnoney'. Th:ues e.ution v.n re
f-rred. A bItter di-wus.si"ll f n. c
an o(,i nn-e invalidhit ing t;-. co t ,
based (in slaves. The tone cf t o
veption is growing n-re c:ertiA.e.
\NVA.-rHNGON:, rur L--The.Senate_
W3 Hint in .Sio1.
In the aue Brookr.rpi'ezeted a pe
tition from ninny citizen., of -New Yoik,
pra) ilg the Iremiloval of the incoue tax.
This moruing's World has the f4flow
WAsnNGTON, January 31.-President
Johnson is to declare to Grest Britain
the A umeiican ultimatum. The .tergiver
sation of Secretar Seward.is of avail no.
more. Aother and higher anUhority
has determined upon the- cotmse which
is to be pursued in respect to the.vlaims
of the United States Government upon.
Great B ritain-. I aim auhomizeil-to state;
most Wfidently and decisively, that the
legitiaiate demands which have been too
heekly urged' by theSecretary of State
upon the British Cabiniete to be en
forced. at whatever - hazard. The snew
B- t ish Minister, Mr. .ThorntLon, will
yrobably be presen ted to Prusident .John
son on Tursdaiy. Although the-address
en that are to he exchanged between the
President and Minister T1horntnn may he
guarded and serene,.the fwt yet remnaits,
that a syneedly anid .sati4factoryv response
mu'st be miade~hy the ritis~h Goverinment
to the ultim~atumx of the Executive of the
Untid. Staztes, or else a declaration .of
war against Great IBritairr muUat inesita
bly ensue. 4
WVASms-roN, Februa?y 3.--T sthe
HIouse, the fllowing notices~, amnong-oth
ers were introduced.:3 Te:providt3o~r set-I
11eaient of contracts payable in gold, the1
courts are directedlto -e7force .coin pay-4
pints ;'.o establisha,depa-rturjerif4ps&
tice; to bvild a postal 'railr'oad Ehetween
Washiington an.d New York ; t6 su
$l50,00.000 legal tenders, replaci.ng
thoses' ithdrawn ; to tax United .$tates
niotes, Tre:isury and fiacti.inal currency,
fonr State and municipal 'purposes. Also
several-regarding natundiz4ation 'and ,fi
nances. Thie Secretary of War wvas called
onfor the con espondence between him
self;- the President and Grant, aind copies5
of all orders issued by. the D)istrict Coin
In the Senate; a bill taxing National
B3ank. shiares for State purposes, was
passed. Reconstruction was tesumned
and discussed to adjournme'nt-IL- was
utiusually unfavorab,le. - -
Ma., DAVs.-The Woodville (Missi.)
Republican, of the 18th instant;says:
Ex- President Davis arrived in Wood
ville on Saturday- evening last; and is ait
present with ,his relamive, M1r. .Wri.
Stamips. lHe is greeted( with a wealth of
'welcome frotm nP.
where the youth anf Mr. Davis wais spent,
andi which was long :hlought to he his
native o.e the editor of the Republican
thus ex!dlaimsr. -
Most cotn.?ant in war, greatest iniuf
ferinig, and first in the hearts, aye, the
ver heart's cnre, of his people ; suchi is
the verdiet. II is,couirse in the adminis
tration af the country's trust, during the
war was -supithuman in its purity ;-no
soil or blemishes. came near the itnmmacu
late purity of his soul. Slander and cal
iimny~ from every quarter hhtt served to
illuomin:e t'ne mian's glh,riosadnsih
nature. Such for his . ar record. .But
it was in the dark, sad days of his anid
ouir overthrow, and of his imprisos nent,
that all, even his enleies, kniew him;
hen lie touchded the h igh e.t po)init, the
fullest mei idi-an of cam thi . glor'y.
A pENsIBLE \ii:iNIA FARtMiR-:n.-- ::
pen-ch at. thei close of a thir in North Caro
li na, Mr. Mott, of Virginmi:i. said:
I have a mni in nmy eyet who, whieni Rich
rnond fell, had due him but $80O; hie rented
i fa.rm for $100, amid bought a imimle for
$4iiu: and the first y'ear he made $1504,
hinring no oilier labor thi:i, was necesary
I..>r eut:i;ig, thnhring and getting up his
whieat. Tie no w p'Q $1m foii r on:e han
:lred acres; and lhas sol $3000ii worth of
wheatm, hiavi nil abOst paid his rnmt ini vege
tables, etc., and his profits atre between
92i0 and1 mii.25n m. Theun for onr vounn meni
to go about w ith lollg Ihees, 'omnpiainiing
tf havinhg niothinmg mo do ! Whlen Rich
mionid fell, Mr. President, I was fifty years
old, and have been delicate all ruy lie Ii
weniit imo1 the field anid ploughied megu arly
iiid madeih a good crop .ind fed my famlily.
And then for young meni mto s-ny the can't
work, it's a shiame-a bningii shame'
TnE TriEa'rO ADvE!CTI5E. -w len lly
ers are reluctant, sellers must he active.
It .is neither cheap nor sensible to sit
till behind v'our couniter and( w"aIt for
the bustle ofl trade to revive. When hni
ainess is dull, that is the very time to
adlvertise. In the first place, that is
when you most need to advertise; and,
n the second, that is when people de
rote most time tio reading the newspa
ers, and when your advertisement con
sequently is most generally seen.
Queer thing an insurance poley-Tf I
:an't sell it I can cel it, and if' I .e:m.cel
t. I ~,,'t selit.
Sc):s Drar.-We learn that 31r.
Ch:ih-Iianl Rodolple, while at work in hi!
.,hop at Ilclna, last Satur,iav morning,in
%pparent good health, fell to the floor and
Ainioit instanuly expired. Mr. Ldolphe
was :a German, and hard residrd at elcua
UtL SIort time.. -Ie was a -peaceale,-in
duatrions man, and letrvcs several children
to m11ou1rn h 's sad and sudlen death.
CoTToN ro:: Cna t:svos.--Last Sunday
n ; L-- i.-. l a -i;:: on the i . o
-. i. n ;i:: vfcars so!:k .iy Ie ric1t..u
with cotton'thit it i eiiiired tiree uvgii.es -to
mtove it alo:g. Onle en;gin e puiling, Oi,e
pn:dhinz, and anotier in the centre. It wai
a long train, and a cheering spectaele. We
learn that liere nust have been something
like. t%%c e h:::4red b:dies on the train, and.
Ill for Gia 1e-tvn. Tl;e Kke we had not
seen since ruld lang syne.
RE:MoUS NOTIcr. -thIre will e
praching at, the Ba*)ti.t Chorch onSun-I
day flig!t- jt-"It i- nt, difference
%hat'l tuan b6l.ieves, iC he onky. be Ein
This sject w; understand ns pro
poszd to 1he yoig wen's Christian As
sociation, but wasindefinitely postponed.
We are confident that tho sul-ject will be
most ablv handled by Mr. Zealy, .wio.
freelng it' importancepromhes to ireach
froni it' at the. above "mentinned time,
1:hat there will he a nrge attendance
tire mt be no.doub4. -The xt isa popu
lar one. - -
"Ddf'1 Ari:TIse. -The InuivUle4
d %tara .;avs: "ioi't adverti.e, it' is a
had plan. it will call attention to your
place of buines and it-iq' much better
for pople v ho wish to. trade with. you
.o hunt. ( pu t, giv-. your rtsto
IBes;ide:, if '.ou ade>ertisec somechahly wid~
buy 6p.lt your o and then you
will Lave to got mobre, and it will b- a
great bother to you. D50t! do it.
Stewart, aNd Ayer,- anid Bnner, and
Sehenck, and outeri never. advertise.
They have-an idea ti;.t it injures their
bemness. - ..
As" oa MGTM: Do.- We 'were
ammed the-et, eventil)g,- -aysY.A -Cx
ehange, at Iree little- girb pLayin
among hesage brush in a 1)ick yard.
Two of them w re "mnaking believe keel
house," a few yarfds di,tance frotp each
other-neigh~or as it were. One of
them nys to th~e ti'd ritie~ ~ir?:
"There; now, Nefly, yr o' to' Staih's
house1 andI stop a littie while and- talk,
sud. then you come back and teli!rme
what she says about me ; anid I'll -talk
about ber ; then you go and itell her: 811 1
say, and then well, get mad aq~d don't
speak t o each other, just like our mo.th~
crs do, you kniow, 0 ! that'll be such
. fiS: DEay.-Munday datwned s2reneiy,
no cloud obsceured the sky, an' uncom
nion eccurrenice latterly, arnd gdar-. th e
inifinence eft a bright,genia1sd1i .'inge
afid mttiy crowd. both of fed n'si'racied
and unreconstructed citizensi camne to
tqwnr. Conisiderab e property .M hoid
by the she miff -tad cn iderjing the stnnr
gency of the t.iures~ and .th~e fact'le athbe
sales were nosly,. fo- cash, .the prices
razdwere pretty fair. Thie follow.
in rcsbroughi, respectively, one of
8661 aeres $1620, 640~ acres $1020, 1200
acres $2i0o,' 600 acres $125U, 130 acres
.$240, '76 acres $200, 50) -acres $200, 50
acres $50 20 acres $29 a4d 7 acres
'#20; -tyro bziek stores, renting for six
hundred dollars, brough t the one 979
.the othe~r $ 12i5O whjile.a hijase and lot
of eight aicses, in the to.vn of Frng Level,
only brought $15 A-few good Llor'se<
and niures wc'e kniooked down at from
$0'to $fTO0, coi~inmon sock Wiinging
k'iss. - ari ge,-ries 'agon<, wa t
ehes, clothing, etc. were ah;'o disposed < f
The incidents were none, that we naw or
heard of', no fights, no rows; every one
seeming to accept the .situation. Times
are not li.ke they 'used to was.' We .did
see a f.w u!ld ve.t.ans, who bore scars
of recent date, but whether these marks
of'peenmliWr mranhoodt Wre gaincd in an
out'side rough un'd tu'mble,.flst an' slill,
as men do 'fit,' or in the tliii nd.
quiet of the domestic region,-wRh~'showel
atnd tongs, finger nails, etc., we kniow'not,
and werc afrauid to inquire..
Later-a little 'tit' camne off towards
night, in which a very smaill qnantity of
'claret' was spilled, cosiudering t!ie whis
key that was drank, folowd by an im
nmensejsering~ betwe?en the two-disciples
of king Jr>,hn Earleycorn, andI our wor'thy
sheriflf. Thie law was supreme hoever,
and the agitated 'mzuscle' finally sribsi
ded, and slept. _____
Bae TIM.-The local reader wtill-agaee
with us that this exquisite little- p~oem
fills an appropriate phwie:
Rosebud lay in her trundlle b.Nd,
With her small bands folded above her
And tixed her innocect eyes on me.
White a thou;.hnful shadow came over their
'Mamma." she said, " when I go to s1cep,
I pray to the Far her my soiuJ ro keep;
And be comes and cairies it fair away,
To the beauriful home where his angels
I gather' red roses, and li!!ies so white,
I sing with the angels through all the long
And wien, in the morning, I wake fromi my
He gives back the sotul that I gave him to
An-t I only remember, like beautiful dreams,
Th le garlands~ of hillies, the wonderful
Every grown up brother or sister re
collects with fondness the old family
The balmiest sleep we ever experien
ced was whe'n we were nestling in the
old trundle bed with a curly headed bro
tr,er just turned out of the parent nest
to mauke room fur a nlew customer. But
trundle bed dreams were sooni at an end,
for when the next customer came we
ni.ke+rom for the next that was turned
Put froln th parent nest, and so they
kepi alternating for years, until we were
fdirlv turned out into the world.
0 ! where are the little heads, that we
have kiss'l a thousand times o'er as
thev ncmled in the old trundle bed
Site o them have grown old and gray;
:1l othn- are resting upon their ever
ltilg ilow in widely separated lads
We :ire a!ways sad when we think of
the old trundle bed.
Sic.-Our song this. week is of th
woIMlerful premium family sewing ma
4hite. AEery man should have one.
Onv of the best,and
One of the kind that man can lokw.
T nat wears. a sba*1 nd a softlk g1ove;
Has the merriest eye and the daintiest *ot,
And sports the charminSet gher- boet;
An- a bonnet with feather, ribbonsandloop
And an indeflaite number of-hools.
One that can l.ve and possibly-Birt,
And make a pudding as weli as a shy#,
ose 1hat cn sing without drapft#go aI*,
And play be bueewife, i
Ready to g!fw ursbe est
And do up our-follrs and thi* s noe
We lp tlhc sortthat can laugh and talk
Auj tae'c oir arm for an evenlag's wa%k;
Thav can do whaever the owner may.hm%
By 'he siightebt perceptible turn f the
'iis the ricverest thi that-eti- *w sn,
Our wonderful. 4.1 seing,m
An old acielar hoad beconead.
ancholy and poetical, and. WAifortu
nutp!y sezcr triod one-of the surVwal
derfal seing. mialines, wrote me
erst for a v iae paper in whih4Wez
pressed h h11 e that 'thi 'i:ne weaM
soon, cone'w hen he ahuhd -
- - R eb t c-dmly wk:n a.&sbroad;
"With 4 weeping willv-w by my 'sde."
i1ut to his horror, the plriter Wo k"eW
-beter what the. bachelor-need,VWiT'e it
read: .. . -
"W hen Ls4all rest' cahaly withi a:l,
With a weepini Widow by my side."
- trrie:4, td R. Thwnas D Bet to
N Hrri B:re :
lIe-once w'darade i'bed Mri
Iu Seojhmnd dared to :bea t ee*s
But n wa,aays e'4a churebmnee date
Far. greater feats, and.beth-fe t
W h ich merits mo.! t? pray tell;.
He bells the bear-she bearshe bel -
Agin, Mr. Wz.. NeiRI to. Mis4ae
Tier: . .
A st!d cvent, .w,ratber far i .
8he turned to-inmect'ud 4ropped a Um
-A yiin,r. J-3 a Cobb - T6 Miss &ate
A .:ruf'old fool, who zits new.jualbedds,
Says In our c:r "L,ok out now for 11st
And uce2rgain, "Thos.teed toSils
Sardj E Curry:
Smid Brown," Tom Steed'ssoveran.J
I fear he WIlt be'fli rd,"
And a stor one is soon euI.*
A n Iflin~ois edi tor proposes to 'bward
around' wih b,ia non-pa'ying sabNiNe~rs.
If they feed him on promises to a
he'll starve. -
-Thevre is a mn' i rTiesirso witty,
ti.t higwife eatwfactgrtall the bones.
a 'h s. fromn the creagofbhisjuks.
-Gir4 are like peaches; .the.neae thy
are ripe ite mon; they blush.
SPct.-laie Voti Sorrow?2 are you
troubled1 with 'thgijdes ) if so,'we adw s
book-stor'e, ivd has 'sonie it- the m a
readable and entertaining iboks of tho
day ad, angh ar.d grQw fat, -theow
er.r.eua to the wind. Call on Chaene
first and foremost, and ptrhase a %oo.r
A few centg laid out ak.bis ceu.ntsrwill
t-ikeanyrnumber of wriifes frow, fer
brod. A -e yo'nilusicall inicli.nedJ 4
yon sing ? yes ! well grqcenre a copy.of
thavecry charminrg-de,' entitied ^'Pre
ceius dreamzs of' h me" ands thee,
feav copies of wkieh are-still to be bad.
Mesuars. Wren & Wheelep have rea~vd
from the galery over Mr. Mower'estore to
tt.e one formernly occupied by Drs -Kimp
msore, w here thgy are prepared to take
hiandsoine pictures-as usual.
- riWth letters froin CIicago reien,
Mrs4 L.incoln as -anquestionabyassur
Index to New Adverti4ma,
The foilow ing A d wer t.iments
for thes,irst time.. hese to b
be found under their respective headsins
'next issue : -
r & Wheekr.r-Remov3k
Dudtie & Chapman-New Bo~.oks.
J1. J. Recder & Go.-Di&.oltioni of'
Lauren.s R. R.-ghange of Schednt4ls
D. T. Faughu-Set,ie.
Dr. Panknin-Hiepati'e Bitters.
Died, at the residenge of Mr. 8. S. Selg,
on the 30th January, Ma JaCos EPxg
aged 18 years, 3 mon ths and 11 days.
Fb?e deceased was a young' an' of ytr
moral habits,and gavYe much promise cf use
fulness. lie was a worthy member of Beth
Edjen Lutheran Churcb, and met death witl4
a firm reliance upon the mmeritsof his Satlor
expressing himself as ready for the c~
The family of Mr. Seig have the cmls
of knowing that they lfet no meal- unph
to retain him in the bgmily ecrles ad ese
God lias ordainedl otherwise, that helaasgeqp
to join his friends"above wlbere separationl
unknown. - AFPazzNr.
NE wBe'ny. Feb. 4.-Cotton Ia ged dmn
at from 10 to 18 cen'a. - eaa
Ni w Yong, Feb 8-7 P. M.-Cotton ls
tive and lower; sales 2.801, at' 19} a 191. Fto
q iet and unchanged. Corn 2 a 84. better.
('BA RLEsToN . February 8.-Cotton I.. boer,
but little done; receipfi 1,t46; sates 85) bales-..
AUGUST., Fe-b. 8.-Cotton market very dali
amid irreamular ;rzales 275 bales; reoeiptsi.mld,
ding 17 a 17h
LivsarPooL. Feb. 3-Evening.-Gottos elesu
quiet, at a decline of 1-16-u'plands 73,
A GEN T8 WANTED:
FOr thbe Camaigns of Forrest
and his Cavalry.
This h'storical.re'cord of the most bril
liant exploeits and daring adventures of the
war, among its tnany valu-ble and interest
ing contributions to historical truth, cleare
ip, on une;uestiona'ole authority, all misre
presentations in regard to the taking of
Fort Pillow by General Forrest. Address,
-J. P. MILLER & CO.
jnn 8 Phi!1de1nho Pa.