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Vacstiu at $Oaa.
The editor of the Liberal Chrietian
thinks much of the vacation resting is
very hard wo:k, and offers this good
We want more variety in the regular
order of our life. Instead of lnng sunt
mer vacations upsetting our regular hab
its. and trteiag the whole method of our
Hving tnpsyturvy, we should have at
lea"t one vacatien every week. It is
not always po'sihle to balance the life
ledger every day, making recuperation
caneet waste ; but -the neer we come
to this the better, and the more delight
ful.patzttee s idItef. aldt the- path
of life the pleaaanter and the bealtheir
it wil he. Whether - oer--home he in
the city or countrv. we should wake it a
'p1.-ure.h.u e and not a pi i.n, and tie
ourselve< to it with a cord long and
ea.tie -n +tgh leadmit of 4req'ent cx
curaions in .alsfys--. .hc thing we
want mnn,t i to put maore of the vacation
eeist into the iouthe of life, to-make
-ome an wnr Of as, iumi%er retreat -y
Its q+uirt. its-delight inn.ennes, tta-wjsole
some meig. aion'i, its fragrance and its
t4ngig, tht we shall not ieed to. ex
part nttrtelvt ta some.other spot every
"timbe the d,g; days coswe. -Would our
,eo,le mike'thtir home life nore varied
1di liftul-'ans ekhilaratiig by it-.
3zealtifi-'ceretitsTi.'s jo% ous past
1iaides, thw:ievr tyih fiend4e4rend thie
-weeit -prttlindl -eve ltixing ' gleestme
ness4etiidres -* the-ie pla .they would
not ask eveky .twekeonths where they
*hnuil ten uk1l our nver worksdant
over'anxious people s iend one day every
week of th acasonz for a siot excursion
in the w++es,iir un-Thu'watr; for a-little
pienic wih the children in some- quiet
ndwk- or ander tha trees; f)r a drive
away fr.m the scenes of daily toil and j
duty, they would dt-tn-fold more real
health. and enjoytetet, to, than they
can.get from .1mnifltat's vacation in a laimp
And these they cah ave.wherever they 1
'1ra -MAN tta tt.-The Woman's
Sterge% G+intiotn It e horypor-!
having f .nd-noit.a new grievance ag+uinst 1
The :man,ter man, whonjher_,tw charger
with "crippling woman's phsical devel
opme"t," the New York Journal of Cow.
ner.e is moved t -
There i; no more truth in the charge
-egit man, of cripphitng wom1an pht s
ied deve3pment, than in -the.Mheracen
stinn* erolt"it again t brim of d a fine
ber, intelleet asd starving her soutl. We I
iwter; heard af.a marn- who did. not ad
mire hiira3 -deve.lopment in wans,.
std rejoice to see her taking healthfiil i
ene gracefeth'xerri-e.' tJ.rsehaedk viding,.
drivinjr e-stting,is' ; itnNtin, elimt'
ing:monniaias si peting,-i asewadivs.
rogeet-pi. iegr lii-ht- grvmas*-al
fw,per a4n-itnwrat pa-timiae indors r
and out, wben house.hhld ntie. are sno -
uelected-ar- to 'esy thing. im a wo *'
man thar--1iasdht mastiZ afie cf I
euarserhe fcItibiti'.n i her- maind.-a
andogheettdie*seaM-deatnusl saii a
tsilitggente.dlirati.n hof jwi
'graces in wnmsan is apt. to luennwe ,idieu
Iontr.in exces'. A resv ceIees girl ein
'ubsephark will l. f41lewrd 'tlrwauf tlw -A
street of the Park hby ten thun<anditd a
mirinig eriiC A comei' femtae .katist. I
entting he'rfieur. 8'. andl spread eaclei.
eon the clare ice, throne a. the mo. s'slfrel I
of male cham.pions insto the 'thad.' 3uch
qf the lulutome adulatdon shoerred. upon I
tlse Briw ih oasIeei. sssse' to i vy -
.OrousIktIp tiih wth the exeugd I
thef ii'-Gd "reak doer ns And h-pUNi
-fu. Why ureI m..* nimking. til.41r
gp*idente and wauIIit faswmle' g, tuaiL I
.wee bh:eveyrr tell, te Miiw Fis-Lewisem
,sf-Npw~notgif entt qeestohe -isa ra '
-man of phr-i#al tfr dasinge and
grace? W.f jnenttwed zthe' oi"e da.y. 3
-theiet of,a vonu. wroman .w' ,w5o:
mleer 462 Ymektead Malei, and' began
,anke ip 16defeince~hr baahbeen-obliged
to,take a htweI'sd.u
? '2LEJGE, Ce-A let ter -from
Italeigh, N. C., det.cribing the eclipse,
which was total-at that point, says:
: ietirene.at t o .itpe of Yotality was ~
mai'ufet beyond :desc ipuim. :MAt
I.0 he eclipe:lx-eg-sn, the sthadowgpad
laslT! rering, the di cuf the en until ~
cpute,. At 544j the. sun s halt ~
obscured, sind at tr21~ Jhe eclipste eras
tOa4l andremsaane,d. wo for, .rie hundred
*uad.eighire~uneidai.A theirnaometer, -
.*hick. I.a Jlared in 1.ht ann. usood as
~ i I
g5;t9 seeenyhrevehegrew', and .4t the
Sme.pi;be tot#l.eihSai it ifell..to agty r
wg:dege~erJbh str .owg. n.pi.U
'.alder.a hdbe 4.e54bl:' *ttuansitphere as
esimd.a hasy.and lweade ap'araCe.
f,uauediatey--sceeedirgAIWe total ob,
sepase Abe eroa.a Iaec es iisiblu- and '
'ef-liete .. t)uscaons.a seemed to Gah
* .rnd iadiate fromu the circsumfeenem eit i
She- osa. Uns.datsions of irafte white '
light tpgr-t ot1(t brHliSntly jand repeateud '
4y.ati1.*he elause, whsen Kens; Nercu. t
ey.and Uars shape oet in :-nh,gnihfcent
qgender. A peceitiq U3mtjpred like
.ahli ave>the landsespe. uhterhangins
geg of bla4.k,arige, ismige~ and -lead' n
)aues emjered .thesenyeta near-the herl
anr -woth an.t suth. - .The spectacle I
.aamagrnadeaent.asc-ndabline; and the
Seowei atiaOut. the cup-sapotsanou4s v
to,,dqest with'fPrai-e.d fretnsa e.tn fa
*ll bes~sings -itow." D-uring theo totality F
4Wo,4Iaie.,f--eims5Oa: light seemhed to e
~enth mean:a circuw(erence, and a
cavedinca werrtvi,ibdeacrssthe de
o(k-.4be:mo,-.:rsmbling the groined a
pro*tectio5lsof the ta~p -of see gothic e
ehedra. .N. point coukk hae-- uffred
.eter facilties foir. taking arn obsuerva
tion than- thi't, and the. circumstances
were all that couldlsbe wished. Every d
facility was exteraded iry Dr. Griwoca, of e
~he asyltus, and so whom the Washing- a
ton I arty are much indebted.r
*Exet,tica SCENE 4Tr A CuRCS.-Tbe
Ntanastas Gazette sauvs :
Dnrlng. the performance of Colonel '
410es's tircus- ont Thursday, and just as
Herr Leng' I was ini the cage of wild
bests, a e.,endoous wind and rain storm
pet in - wbiIst the rain poured ts tugh .j
like a sieve. Some on. -etied out "the s
tent . is comsing down;" followinag which
wat a wild 'tense.'o1ixcitemnt,r women t
and children ra:liung peltinh me rm the ,
high seate, andic all purshinag for the door.
Thease who srucceeded in maaking an exi' d
vushed from s-he scenre int.ide of the ,
eaStase to meet the drenching rain and
mad =insd on the outside. The,wind wase a
nto respecee of p,ers'ne,-but tessed the ,
lsditer' erinolinse, causing. them to have r
Jhesppearance of inverted umbrellas. i
. , -. -tl
the lMs Hoeuse, isnh arleeton, is' to tj
be sefuralished in elegant style, and will a
a . ak-b onelt h ulc g
A WoMAf's RIGoTS WoMAN.-Miss
Dlire Logan, the pink of women's rights
wninvfl- is now taking her ease at Long
Branch, and sotne in. .dent scrdbbler
bas taken the liberty ofett tig. :e en
photograph of her iool s auihablts. ge
Oltre is getting handsometand ruddier
every day.. She get: -up erery morning
at fiveeu'clock, and walks Our miles be
f,ere break fast, all alone. Aftei break fast
she puts on a brown linen suit, and goes
down to the beach to bathe in the
Bloomer costume, She is the best
swimmer of her s.e, so far; paddles,
faats, treads water, dives, swims back
sard, and scares the bathing-master by
going way out where the sharks are.
After the bath she puts on a blue dress,
and plays billiards for two hours, to the
astoni.hmnent of the billiard marker, who
swears he never saw the like Then she
ptits on -a gorgeous silk for dinner, and
afier dinner she goes out driving, and
the way she landles the ribbots is a
aution to Grant. In the - evening she
puts on a satini dress, w ith a lung train,
and a:l befurbelo.xed with ted velvet
and yellow lace, and goes to some hotel
irhete there is a hop, and here she coines
tilt even stronger thin- in bath, billiards
nr bowling along the avenue. At eleven
'elock she comes. home, puts -On a suit
if brown nme-ini, and wmites woatn's
rights till bed j:me.
A Yo,%a MAN TAKES A Two YEARS'
.AP, AWAKENVs, AND AsKs, "l BKEAK
rAT ReADY ?"-Wu are iiforued that a
oung man lring in the lower part of this
ounty was taken sick albout two years
igo, and fell into a tbeep sleep, from
umrch I e on'y a wok-: about two weeks
-ince. The tir.t expression he made use
if on coming to was -is break fast readv !"
uat as though he haid been asleep
iut one night. A physician bad been
ttending. on him all the time, and hap
,eued in just after ie awoke. On walking
ip to the. bed, lie called the patient by
ame, remarking "that jou must feel
etter, as your cheeks have more color,'
;o hich he replied-by asking, "who are
rou.." On being infornied that he was a
)hysiciaii ho had been attending him
-oustantly for two years, he could hard
y believe his snses. During his sleep
ie was fod regularly with spoon victulas
as though he was conscieu . lie is now
ip e j--ying good h-ealtlh, and.htisilrrNn
,sged ins trying ti get events of the last
wo years t"*ted up :n his mind, that
e may unite them a ith the past and
resent. lie has a distinct recollection
,f everything up to the time of his
oing to Ile-p. We have heard no ex
ilanation of this cn-e of Rip Van Wink
ei:--Madiaon (Iid.) Courier, 28th
B.aT's L1NEN.-An intelligent yotng
n,ther iR'iuired sime days since how
.he coubl t.est presea e her eil's "inen
lani and swe when changed -frequent
y deaing the day, I direct4i er nes
cloIi dry it by the fire, but iag ,the sun
inil 'pein air ~:f tih a wenthes .permhitted.
(on thus not onily avoid safuratinig the
~isofir rooms *ith the volatile iid
.oisoou gasesri teni ont of th& line-ti,
nt the st'srara~ have :potrer of clean
ting and- diNihfe-tin, whti.-h artificiali
tent has not, and wi'l purify and pre
erve the lisaen. She followed my direc
i,ms, but as is t(tc olte-n the paractiie.
bied and aired it in the nursery rtindow.
ler fagidioukshusbaid reeponstrated in
an. againl%t - this uaasemly. exposure.
el( ing that il she swaher practl-e as
thers saw if she would desist, be lo di
ete-d the:r aftfrhnoon .waiLt as to brin~
he verse,v indow intofull vd w f.omna
entral pa't of -the t4wnII 'Stopping ab
dyth .e poinited ito the efending - nen
lapn iuul in -tim b'rs-e1e,
md.nked pe.rcaetioaany :: "My dear, what
'brh," shie ~proudly reped,at iat
he laj ofiour uniioni "' q'm<jered by
his pun.gent retort he salbsted the fi.g
rith a swin.g of his ha t,-and pressing is
ri's arm-choser itihini his own, asng
a they walked houteward: -
"And long may it waYe."
[An Emintnt Phyrician in Hearth arid
A R AiN T RiMO1 NA les.,-A n extra
rdinary and mot woniderfd- -phenome
a occ-urred at Indian Graave Gapt, iu
ampbell ('ounty, Tennessee, thronghs
riceh the Knoxville and Kenturcky Rail
ta is bU ing.built, on Sunday afernon.
k inag a r.evere thiunder stori, and
bile it -was at its' height, she gap was
udderily. titled lVhich, countless nuno
era of snaKes, which w ere seen falling
i nearly ten iminutes. They were. of
b c"mmo'n specie<,~a::d measured frous
[ye inclied to tu'i feet in length. They
ere all dead, being killed, it issupp:sed,
y the fall. Tne, -euews of this freak of
tre soons- became kno,wn amiong the
arera of the region, and created the
ost ititense exdtemnent. li evening
Ie gap was crowded n ith hundreds ol
ople, drawn hithier to witness the
ovel sjaectacle. Nuinerons surumi-es
ere indulged 'in by the puzzled specta
rs, but the general opin:u.n was that
he myste'ros-shower was the pre
teidlon of some dread fu) scoursKe.
sar SINGULaR.--Fom Bell'. Station,
'en,e 'tae the particulars of a miost
ingular pahenoimenson. Williamii Rowell
.r,s sruck si.dden-ly deaf and dumb, a
swdays ago, a hen 4n rouate to Memaphis
ro-mr his pIlac of re-s*lence. Out of
le sport, when a ne-wshity enmue round
nd offered him a h-apter, he feigned to be
oth deaf and dugib, and itn this. way
nnoyed the vender. The newsboy pa.ss
d o,.but the unfo~rtunate jsker nev#r
poke saip. When he be gan to reglize
he extent of i< msisforrunie, he got'off I
h train, bouand for Memphis, at Mrason's
lepot, and4 tootk the tirst train. On the,
ars, lie in-lulged ini loud limentatiotns
id, as if sorely distressed. On his ar
ival home, as soon as he stepped out on<
be tatform, he seized a pencil and a bit
f paper from a citizen, amnd wrote,
strurk dnib on account of m.y folly,"
nid ooiinued weeping in most piteous
A Srisoats ProrEs-r.-The Freeman's
ourl, one of the be-d ft iends of the
otuth, thus pr -test" and warnts:
We hiope the people of the States ona
hp lower Missitssipg ' ill not make the
tistake of encotmra~ an it flux upjon
hem of the scum of pagan China, 'and 4
rea that h.iniest Christian' Europeans 1
;ill go near regions thus itnfectee'l.
If the dev'ilish. spitrit of making money
nyhow has sol degradedl the ruling ele- .A
~ents i.n anry, portion oif the South .as to
rake them w.iling to atcept Chinese res
its, a h al, the rights secured -to
ei byf the -Bulingame treaty, then- .1
bese States bn regions, t'hus besot.e, a
re-very good places for European emii
NEWBERRY, S. C.
Wednemay orning, Aug-18, 1869.
-. Arefreshing and much needed shoiey
of rain fell _Mnday afternoon.
The September GaIaly is to hand.
Chas. Reed's new story Is continued 3n
SALES OF REAL ESTATE.-We learn
that Capt. Joha Williams has disposed.
of his tine plantation and growing crop
to Mr. Smith Livingston for $7,000, and
that Mr. Thos. Paysinger has sold the
Smith's place to Mr. Vallace Cline for.
$1500i tlo'lhis interest in 'the Gletn
place, and purchased Mr. Win. Mayes'
interest in the Moorman place. Capt.
Webb has purchased that commodious
brick -tore on Main St., at present c
cupied by. Messrs. Gary. & Duncan.
We leirn there are otl}er sales. and
changes on the tapis. -
We had the pleasure: yesterday of
mneeting with s Columbia friend-r.
PNess. Brown, who is making a business
tour of the' State, one of'th'e itims of
which business is to advtnce the claims
of the "Cotton Plant Cook Stove," which
is, by the way, (the "Cutton. Plan :)
quite a pet with those ladies wto do
their own cooking, Mr. B. is with Mr.
Asher Palmer, of Columbia, agent for
the sale of the- Cotton Plant in one -half
the State of S. C.
Mr. Henderson. at the store formerly
occupied by Mr. C.,C. Chase. iasa ster_m
machine for renovpting feether beds.
The feathers are placed in:a cylinder aud
subjected. to a steam process by which
they are thoroughly cleansed and aen
tilated. Lovers of- the downy.: couch
will male a note of this. Mr. H. a ill
not remain more than a day or two, u,
less he meets ith imuch 'work. Tn 'the
upper part of the State whete the work
ha- been thoroughlj tested; the people
are highly pleaedf with the process.
It will be seen fron the adverti iement
of C. P. Leslie, Land Commissioner,
that his office is organized and ready for
business. Mr. Leslie - will purchase
ond lands, at their fair market value,
paying the money dwen. All personk
who have lands of good quality that
a h to dispose oftjt1em, ~can find a
ready purchaser itr tle' i nt Comwis
Eauozous raxa.-Agreeabls to ap
poiniment of the authorities of the Methu
list church, a week of prayer began .last
Iridsy, and will terminate Thiudsday night.
SUrse'ptrayer meetings ate held.
Rev. Dr. McLces preachr-d .i .veeligh
Prebyterian') Church hit FrIday, Saturday
tid Sabbath. F)r. McLAes' style Is elaborate
The adminIstration of the Lord's Supper
was solemnly administered at the -close of
abbath morning service..
Rev. J. I. Bonner precchted last Sandry,
norning and afternoon, in the Associate
Reformed Church, and assistid Mr: Datby
a the e'osing 'exercises of the .dhy at the
Rev J. 0- Drgan, -although fatigued
iy ihe. inces4ant labors of several- weeks,
Iae5Kd an appropriate, able natAonebing
Won tatt.edU4isdy flight Ut the Bap.
ist ChUIchI. ;He happily adverted -to: the
peiesaive providences of Gcd.
The 'Newberry Circle. of PrayeeL meets
svery Tuesday night.
The sermon before the Newberry District
JEble Society was delivered .h.st saturday
ight, by Rev. Mi-. Bonner of Due; West.
Welearn that it was a.very Ine sermon.
Lt the close of the discourse the objects of
he mieeting, were exjplained by Mr. E.
'Prayer meetings will be held in Abe Bap
ist Ciurch every Wednesday eveninig at 8
ielock, anid Sunday afternon at 4* o'clock,
itil furtber notice.
The .embers of the Church are. earnest
y requested, an.d all ethers who feel in
~eresed are cordial)y: invited to attend. ,.
We learn that an. intereaiting quarterly
onference meeting -for this circuit closed
t Tabernacle yesterday. The meetinig was
neided over by RweW-. H Foeming, who
was ably assisted by&Rvs. Boyd, an4 Laum
Rev. J. Hawkins:will preach In the Lu
heran Church next 3abbath afternoon at
ij o'clock. The public are cordlally Invited
~Rev Mr. Corley wrill preach at Basket's
aptist Charchi next Sgndaiy, Aug. 224,
- ere ar. There.
Cannot the Newberry .Agricultural
~oiety move is the, matter of a. dis.tiet
air, sometime duri,g the fall'- months ?
The Western. racieal papers are en
leaorinig to purge their party of its
orruption.' The only way is to aban
on, and not uphold, the party.
The'Sun's disc is covered with spots.
The result of the election in Tennes
;ee is quite cheering.: Gov. Genter's
ntjority is between'40,000 and 50,000~
he legislature will be two thirds con
evative, and largely democratic.- Cel.
3rowlow.was defeated in his.own pre
:inct by a large ma;rity. The blacks
sere divided, and for some offices voted
Col. Win. M. Myers, arn old citizen of
Jolumnbia, is dead.
The Cubans are continually receiving
einforcements from the United States.
s soon as the rainy seasons are over,
cive operations will be resumed.
It has been said that 'the ham
f the' Sabbath-.school is flnseie in
he ears of~ the angels.
Conservatism should rally now for the
ampaign of '20.
The Vharleston News samys : Ten
hosand.breech-kiadinrg Springlield tiles
nd bayonets of tl,e-U. S. pat tern, -stri
ree thousand Winchester rifles, make
the compreament fn,- this State.
Glenn's Spring, Shady Side.
AUGUST 11, 1869.
DaAR HERALD -Glenn's is sadly out of
joint s to postal facilities. the present ar
rapgement being a positive disarrange
ment and decided nuisance. We have one
regular mail per week, and the idea prevails
that it is- brounht here sometime between
Mnday and Saturday, and leaves when
there is a favorable opportunity. A larger
stay may perhaps enable us to learn whether
the case is chronic or otherwise. Water
excepted-which must be the best in the
'country-we'd as -leave be somewhere else;
the getting off place wherever that be. might
afford as many facilities. But we submit
patiently as do several hundred people,
more or less, and write this morning with
outa near,prospect of this reaohing, you in
1ime for piblication. 'We'll see, however.
Should it not, it may prove a lucky circum
stance, in thal '' it's a bad wind which
blows nobt.dv good," for you will then he
Fparid the Infliction of reading a very dull
We ray as well own up that Glenn's is as
dull as ditch water ln the - absence of any.
thing like news, or stirring events. Some
days ago, it is true, a man with . a spotted
horse and wagon. came in at the big .gate
an4 passed through the catppUs, trying to
ii;pose of a load of melois, the: largest about
as.big as a squash, and tome other truck,
but be is'gone, and the place which knew
him once will know him.not again till next
'nAgusr comes, shonli he- live that -long
-Its a dry country, with no fat things for a
flast', but the water is 'illigatnt,' the trouble
about that though is that you cannot fill up
-on it, the more you, drinki. the greater the
v4acuum, and unfortunately the more furious
the d sire for other and more substauda&l
stomach timber. fbere Is no discount .on
the apptite-all the, visitors complain of
that. 'The great lack is cold "vittles." Fow
"c.ibinner." having 'prepared tiemselves
with u.ensils of suffcient capadi-y to cook
eough to lay aside .any portion. from the
regular mials to serve as lunch.
I: is supposed that the resident inhahi
ttnts are b-tter supplied in that respect and
oneqnently, have less ntecessity to fill up
~n liqaid diet. We judge -+o from appear%
ances; ('ietnost of them looking -fat and
sleek. affording a strong contrast! o the
bugry, gaunt, cabin people) haying had no
upportunity of taking any inside observas
Vions so far. We have struck "ile" and
real ze the fact that water will not mix with
The amusements are various and fill up
the day and night in the happiest manner,
at:d c -isist of dr.nking water, eating--when
it is convenient-and catch;ng flas, of which
latter there tire a gr.cinn: plenty, and of the
largest and liveliest kind
Iu the cabin it is a luxury that the process
of the toilet can he varied by ones -stirring
the bominy while it boils It is astot+ishing
-b'w pleasant it~ is to adiju+t a collar with
one'hand and turn over a corn dodger with
the' o.her. -
But we are runningon and'hope that: our
partiaiiy for spring life may be ecsed on
the pied that we never~had an experien'ce of
It befoTh. In the. hotel it -differs but. little
except gi::r e one there tins' tie 'privilege
hf Meeinrg the f ot h4l,2 and -con4eq&Ually
knows not 'what:Is en the pi6gratite until
the &ll rings.
Tooecupy the time not taken up with.
flea huut:nt, 'it is proposed by Capt.
W.,.: ;.gentlemsn of eaxesgy 5 and . ex
perience, to wo iookpa of aubscrip'.
sion for .a ,juiut ..toc.k co m pa ny
not to start a gugatli. nor.,' -tLutvers a
clothes wringer; po.r at anied mnetropolitan
Ixproved6.s mufSinfn and ch0iopet baking and
ucual 'd.elvetycompany, her ?'depot for
tekeptfE' oyo its andt rfodbr-both lery
scarce hare-for hungry horses of'firedtfave1.
rs, nor yet to impu,sa the m.:ii system, but
or a machieggtrigshe wter fruna the
spring up to a. motre ple4sant attitudo. an i
effeve the weik kneed invalls-ot'the neces
ity of g.>Intg dlowd. and b ie' t'p, the hilil.
Every one who has evs#r b.ien'here w:il a
onel appreciatetcie great'blessing propoted
l this a:sdertaling, for thiy - hve experi
ened the formid.able heIght and depth of
bothrilill and sprng. The' plan o? this very
desirable machine is crude as yet, but some
idea may be hadi;of is from the following do
sciption : "Its functin is; se'ted-on a ruat'
url and.immnuab'e-.prJneipla of . whom, is
daily the no . mt'haical applic.stion. - yhis
machine p:rmnit to crp-tte a caintinual run,.
an.r water outside the groun.i is everywhere
is exi'tant as deeply i.s It. wilt be, on head
waters. It is destinied to be suostltuted.to
all the yiamp's - is:eiti, it catrctfen
don't' being more exaense and -besides no
oneepen'4 being necessary for itt constant
ad proaltable wrork, 1*bist :every: pumnp'
known to,.day system.,.ispecfally whent die
water ma4. be brougt u'p to.great attitudes,
arp necessitatlng enormous expenses com,'
paratively to the proitable produet, and
that du-ing all their work. It do.as .must
to be forg:>ttetn, tssat ma~chine produce a.run,
ning-raer bazs,no a water spott; its could
ery well to m'anitain otf water some fire,.
prmnN (in case thle esbin< take fire, hich is
not .likely. as the chtmneys hrav the gre"
can bend, and the b'eartbs are sinking dWai)
for astatnca, but not to be substituted to
themselves. This' macliine can to fortish
just same quantity-of water than that pro.
uc by the head--waters to :which -it is
daped. Is can td be removed if it: wants,
but its not a-reali mobile miechine.
Now deajr reader, you must be -favorably
lmpresed with..his great Idea, ani If we
can only bring it to suecaus5ful cornpletion,
he Captainuad [-will bncome famous as
enr, and stand a chance (ob. seats in the
ext decent legisla'ure, after Scott Is no
nore and the carpet'.Laggers very much less.
The weather is growing warmer now, after
being disagreeably cold -for several, days
past, owing -the cold-either to the eelips.e
f Saturday afternoon, or the fact that a
amily is here unprovided with blankets.
Neely all of the habitsble (?) cabins are
inhabited, with clever, sociable intabitants.
We ae on Newberry.row.. And It -Is' pleas'
mt that a large miajorirf' of the .company
here hala from Ne.wberry, and that the daily
e-unon Is of such a home character.
The great expected event, the Tournamient
mud cstutne bail aire being agitated in prop
rn style, and no doubtt there will be a na'.
neroa comnany. a,ssmbed from..far and
near. The time, It wIll be recolketed,. is the
1.5 of Septemnber, and if'a few 'more from
gewerry help to sa'ell the goodly array,
Is will be all the merrier.
The.trip up of our p arty, - rh,ich was a
large an p'oasant one, was much happier
than that we made down, and 'which. was
i.acribed in a prr-vious letter. Another
its afforded lierter roa.ds and cleverer peo,
pe,' who reale I us with fruit in profusion.
tcious peachb-s; apiples and grapes, and
ot few invtadous to liglit, tarry ~awhblie
mud eat, without money and without price.
pie as in things. We did not find it neces
sary to hunt for the next house this time.
Before closing this letter, I will again
state that there is accommodation here still
for those disposed to come, either it,medi
arely at or in the hotel, or on the hill at Mrs.
Bobo's, whose hospitable house is always
open and ready to.take in and accommodate
the traveller, Newberry is also largely rep,
resruted at this clever lady's house and she
deserves all she receives for she Is certainly
as obliging, attentive and kind as any one
c:.n desire. To friends at home, who are
arxious to know, we are glad to say that all
here are doing well. More anon.
The Week's Telegrams.
London, August 9 -The old Atlantic
Cable Comniuv have reduced the tariff he
t'ween any point<, in Great Britain and New
York to $7 5t) in gold for ten words and
75 cents in rold for each extra word.
The press half rate4. The reduction com
mences on August 10.
New Foundland, August 10.-The steam
ship Cleopatra, fro n Montreal to London,
was totally wrecked, on Sun.lar, near Ter
passey. The crew and passengers were
New York, August 11.-The bankers
who pleaded guilty to usury, were fined
$250, except two, who were committed for
Maron, August 11.-The first bale of
cotton of the new crop was received here
to-day; rui-ed by P. W. Jones, of Baker
County. The class i+ New York middlings.
It will be shipped to Boston.
Columbus, Ohio, August 11.-The Dem
ocratic Central Committee has nominated
George II. Pendleton for Governor. Pen
Montgomery, August 11.-A petition
from sine of the Republicans of Mobile
was made yesterday, to Gov. Smith,- asking
him to place that city under martial law.
A dele:ation from the citizetns of Mobile
arrived here to-day, and had an interview
with 'he Governor, which was entirely Sat
i.facterv, and re"ulted in his declining to
put the city under military rule.
Moxi m:ty, An!ust 12.-The first
1ale -eof .-" citton in Alabama was re
ceived re-terday afternoon, too late to
put on the market, from the plantati.o of
t,"h:l-mait & Rives, of this County, and
sold ehis. n,ore.iug at 58 cents; it classe
stl ict :atjtllinii, is of fine ataple and
weighed uearly 600 pounds.
MOBILE, August 12.-The first bale of
new cotton, weighing $8t) pounds, and
classed good style low middlings, was
sold at 45 ccnts per pound, to-day.
SAVANsAn, August 12.-Two bales of
new cotton were received to-day, and
one of them was sold at 42 cents per
PAIts. August 16.-In honor of Napo
leon Bonaparte's hundredth birth day,
the Emperor has annestied all press and
poiticar offenders andi de,ert'-rs from the
army, navy and mterchant marine service.
HAVANA, A uign- 16:-Owin: to dissa
tisfaction,.the office of press censor has
been .discontinued-DeRadas ordering
niews~. w tether ,ood or bad, to be trans
'init.d. The newspapers represent that
Jirdani hasi fed to the mountains, but
Quesada is threatening Espiritu Santo.
NAsttvt.E, August 16.-Governor
Senter has arrived in this city, and met
with a briliant reception, Hie was es
rorted fiomt the railway depot to the
City Hlote'l, where hie delivered a speech
in restponlse to the ad'lress of Ex-Govern
o)r Nei llrown. In the course of his re
mzarks, Go,vernor Senter emphasized one
point, and that was that in Tennessee
there muurt be no proscription on account
ot rebtellion, race. or color ; suffrage and
the fullest political and civil rights must
be freh to all. He~continued by saying
that the -wounds of the past must heal,
and that brotherly love and fraternal
feelinig was~ now~ to be culuivated all round
ini Tennessee. He thought the circum
statnces.were ripe for a' new party, which
w.anild ii.seard dead tasnes and act upon
the living present. Bourbonismr on the
one :hand and proscriptive radicalism on
the other should be ignored -and set
aside, and a new departure taken which
would tend to liberal anid progressive
rdeas and measures. .The, young muen of
the State, iie said, carried thle recent
eection with such impetus that the old
indges were abnost unable to dicide how
far they had gone ahead. The wisdom
of age should temper Young A merica,
but it was striding along, like atn Arab
The Cubans have .advices of the com
mencement of active operations. The
Dubanashave possesiona of' ta-n sea-ports,
he names of whiath they withhold, ena
ling themI to commtiunicate safely with
he United States coast; time' twenty
.urs by sail,
400. troops, from San Jago do Cuba,
w-ere captured by Jordan. -The force
senit by Vahuiaedai to relieve them were
lefeated a ith the loss of half their force.
It. is .rejiorted that the Spaniards were
riven from Cinco Villas district with a
evy loss. . The Cubans are tiow in
IosessIin of the entire district. Jor
ln has accomplished his purposes
eerywhere. liis troops, iuspirited by
uccesses, are in excellent spirits. A
argo of slaves reentl;y landed at Cinco
illas were captured and liberated.
Q aesada's forcer. are closing on their
.ppimeints who have no troops outside
~uevitas except those -confined mn
Rear .A dmiral Davis has been ordered
to make ariangnments for a survey of the
sthmus of Darien, for ascertaining the
>ossibility, cost, etc., of a ship canal.
The base ball match between the Sa
rannah and Churlestont cluba passed off
p'ietly this afternoon-the former being
'ictriouq. 'Very few negroes were on
~he ground, a-ad there was no attempt at
The British Parliament waa prorogued by
oyal comission on .the loth
The Q.a-en coneratubistedI the Kingdom
pon . us p.eifie atnd prosperous condition.
The thonomt seenms to have fallen out of
~he Sati Faraesco 'a ining and money mar
The earunite of the Central Pacific Road
or Julv were! over half a tmillion dollars.
The iimem-al ib-venue Department com-*
~empltIe w lhdrawing the presens staps
nd issng whders les eaasily counterfeited
ud rtevamii ~
Snow fell on Monnt Washington on
Friday, anid ice formed during the night.
inow also fell r.ear Montreal.
Chicago -has one hundred and nine
hurches, and nine hundred anid one
xuses of prostitution.
T. J. Mackey arraigns C. G. Bowen as
ThE FIRST BALE OF NEW CoTToN.
The New York Journal of Commerce, of Sc
Saturday, says :
We have been shown a telegram from fr
Mr. T. W. House, of Houston, Texas,
stating That the first bale of cotton of of
the new crop, raised on Matchett's plan- 1
tati 'n, Washington County, Texas, has
been forwaded by hin per express. via S,
New Orleans, to Messrs. Spofford, Tiles.
ton & Co., of this city, where it will be
due to-day. The irtention is to send it
immediately to Liverpool.
The editor of the Albany (Ga.) News, !
says: "We have reports from all sec
tions that the rust is seriously injuring
the cotton. We have seen it ourself, 1
and where it exists the cotton looks as &
if a flame of fire had swept over it. We 12
are having too much rain for cotton, and
if it continues a day or two longer, all
hope of a full crop will be at an end, for
what the rust leaves, the caterpillar will
Internal revenue receipts from all
sources fur the year ending June 30, is
as follows: Distilled spirits, $43,800,000;
tobacco, $22,200,000; fermented lignors, a
$5,600,000; income, $23.30o,000; stanmps,
$15.505,000 : total, $110,205,000. Sr v- he
ent) -seven districts are yet to be heard w
from. Revenue receipts to-das $795.. tti
000 ; coin in the Treasury $107,000,000; "de s
The Anderson Intelligencer says that "
Creswell & Co'.., contract is consumna
ted, and that work upon the tunnel be.
gins on the 1st September; also that the th
investigating committee have arrived, c:l
and that the S iluda Association recently be
held its sixty-seventh anniversary meet
ing with the Townsville Church. pe
- - -- + + + - -- -to1
CROPS IN THE WEsT.-A gentleman ou
just returned front Cincinnati informs
the Macon (Ga.) Telegraph, that the thi
crops from Marietta, Northward, as far lul
as Murfteeshora,' Tennessee, are literally tll
burnt up. From Murfreeshoro' to Cin- we
cinnati they are very fair. a'
A man in 'Troy, Ohio, has deserted Ti
his wife and eloped with hi- mother-ini- l
law. There are few men who % ill fol
low that example.
Chicago i< beaten at her own game. tht
A woman in England has had twenty-five
hushantl< in thirty-nine years. Decided
An infant daughter of Dr. L. B. Wea
ver. of E'leefiel', while its nurse was
absent, fell into a mill pond and was
Two colored men iad a ditfeulty in -
Timmon. ilk. One ran against the
other and struek him in the breast with
Savannah has orulered between threeA
and four hundred Chinese laborers.
Beef sells for six cents a pound in the
Nw Orleans mnarket.
The cotton worm has appeared in Mis
Win. W. Marshall killed Press IBrooks. l"
near (;olomb'ia. Colored. n
"BRTLLIarr, RicY S! isSRuIIo"
R::ch ,s the popular verdict on the " XIX
Century," the nzew llinatrated southmeni
dIagazine. published in Citarle.ton.'' The
Adsentures of Con~federate Blockade Run
nrs, and "Personne's Renminiseenees of
Camre<derate C1imps uamd Field"" are thrilling.
Sold at all the bookstores. Single umbers
85 cen's- - .a
HaNSOoIK CoMPttMKsrs TO A SovrERN iti
ErTsraiRs.--The press of the North, ir- 4
respective of political sympathy, are unani- sal
mons in their prai.ae or '-The XIX Century."
It is said that~ the Magauzine is.the peer of
any journal pub)lidhed in Am,erica, ne.d po. -
~seses featur, a novel and attractive to all
readers. Among others, the Philadelphia. d
Age observes that "its literary tnerit is
striking," anid Appleton's Journal remarks
that "its editorials remind one of the Old
Knickerbocke-.'Gossip' in .its best days."
No Southern fa'her or mother should he
without it. Copies may be had at Chapman's no
Book Store. ere
THE XIX CENURY.-RaCT, sparkling, to
noel and entertalining. No continued tI'
stories. A Southern Mnanzine that ought E."
to be in every Family. Take it home with
yo. Price 8.5 ce-nts. Copies may be had ke
a. Chapman's Book Store. Li
THE AXFRcAs STOCK JoURALar.-AII kinds Ar
of Stock-keeping, Farm and Dairy ma4tters
ae treated of in a clear and popular style ,
in this Jour-nat. Its articles are all ti...ely cu
and full of Interest and should be read by p
all having the care of Fuarn Stock ot anvi
kind. The recipes it contains for the cure i
ot sick, injured or diseased Animuals are an
worth a hundred-fold its cost. Specinmen wa,
opies sent free. A ddress N. P. Boyer & o
Co., Publishers, Parkes -urg, Chester Co.
PRI(E CURRET FORNEIERRY IET, sat
BAGIG. peryd-.. .............--... 81 a.88 J
A LE ROPE, " ....--.------1 a 28
BUKt . " .....------.---. a 25
BA QN, H ans .......------- 22 aW25I-F
- S ides, ........-- - -- a2
4 Shoulders. ...........--.. 87a2 1
CND LES, Adamantine ...........2 1 5
-' Tat low........................ a12 1
COTON YA15....------------------ 2.30 mig
LwUR..................-- ...---- 9.a12 .
GIC 'lN, Corn............--.....--.. 1.6
"................. ....... 1 w
" W beat-...........------------ 2,03) ow
DT IGO.-. ...................------ .150 a 2.0- tr
". New Orleans,............ --,- oi
* Golden Syrup,....... 1,
qAIL.................----------- 10 ~
LjlKerosne .................-.. 75.80 1
l'o rA iOEsfrIshper t)bt............87 '1
-' Sweet. j.er bus............ 0 sig
CE.................------------ - 12 me
gior ... ......................... ... . I ter:
A L , Liverpool..-............... -3-25 :
SOAP ....... ........-.......10 a12 a
SPIIUS, Brandy.............-.6 a20 25- -
" Gin ................. 5810 pDa
" Bourbon Whbiskey......-4'. 5
" lIrsh-.........-..---10a12.20 -
" Sco)tch............--.10 12,25 -
SUGAR, Crushed...... ..------. 20 a 25 Ini
" CofeeC.........-- 20
" " Extra C........ 18 a20 -ni1
Brown ............-.-.-.-7 1
STARCH, ....------- 15 -1
ro ItACCO, Chewing and SmRoking 40.a200 bef
f ,neur-r....... -.-..-......... a 1,0O .C
E \ TS. B--ef, hIation, Pork... - 8 tO 00 r I
~OLFIIY, rorkteys...........'a,00 to l
- Chickens............ 20 a 00 1
EGGS, per dos.................... 15
NawBKRIY, Aug. 17--Cotton uchanged at -
rm28 to 3 -cents.
Exw YoasK, Lug. 16-? P. X -E'ott*a quiet
d firt, with isles .r400 bales. at 88 (Oi od88j. ,
AUGUSTA.- Aug. 16.-Cotton quiet with sales
f 26 bates-reo.rpts 4 mddlings 3 3 a 8t1. abe
CEsaL.STroN, Aug. 16.-Cotton quiet, with ceen
le of 28 bates-middlings 813.
-pland.s 18k; Orleans 133; sles 15,000 bales.
The expense of taking the census of
uth Carolina will be $60,000.
F. II. E'nore, E,q., has witbdrawn
>m the Columbia Phcenix.
A Saratoga helle wears $17,000 worth
diamonds when she dresses up.
'reshvferian ('hurch-Rev'd. R. A. Mickie.
bharti 1,4 o'clock A. M , 5 o'clock P. M.
'rayer meetin, Wednesday night.
lible Class, Monday night.
lethndist Church-Rev. 0. A. Darby, Sab
Ih 1 I o'clock A M
'raver meeting, Wednesday night.
Sible Class, Sloud)ty uight.
LIPsCoMB.-Died, on the 2nd of August,
>riat lisrrington, only child of Col. T. J.
listtie II. Lipseont , aged.2 months. yid
the is not ncad hut sleepeth,
Look upward weeping eyes,
3B ho'd the trenat e,,f our hearts,
S.afe theo ia Paradise, .
1o night of borra w4, none of pain,
liut perfect peace and rest,
ed'med and sated sbe sweetly se.p
Upon the S'aviour's breast.
And 'when Atraham and tie people- be
d the wonderful cures w h ic h
re prodnced by -this drink, Abraham
d, "lv children nut not suffer; give
thy drink to drink, and I will give it a
And so Abraham drank, and said thtere
s nothing like it, even in Sangape
,nty ; that it was bitter to the lips, -bu
,d for the stomteh ; and because tbee
re bittertimesnm fighting the1stte,suie
t,lantattions, it shall be forevermore
led Plantationr Bitters; and so it has
And the wonderful work whi,,h it has
-forned is witne1sed at this day in every
in, parish, village and hamlet throug6.
all tie world.
sd he sauid,. "Let it ~ be preclaied
oughout the length and breadth of .tl:
d, from the ialleya and m,ountaip-to
t all .ho suffer froin fevers, de
,kness, lto"s of .appetite, nervous he'
ie, and n,eutal de-ponlejcy, will lod
if through the 1'l.atration r itters.-.
ey add tone io the stomach, and bril.
icy to tite mind. of %%hich 1, 0 people,
a living examnpIe."
IAO.OIA WATEn.-Snperior to the best
ported Gcrmau Cologue, and sold at hal
/1a gis tr ate.'
MIlCE NEAR THE IEWiERRY IGTIL.
C.. C. CHASE,
rent for the G r e a t N O6rt
11ERICAN LIFE IN& Co-,
Notice to fotten Planters.
We, the under-ignted, bueg leave to inforu
01' orer ot ton, that we . have ma'de
an)gemewt.ts to run the following welt.
awia (M. 8 BYAEt at ouW Warehouse
C'oluum ia, this seas.on, viz: Albany tair,
.ery, Gi;lett, antve.r, Brown, or Geor
.andi the gret .\merican Mills Gin;
ich enm:blee us to gin andt piek thirty.
hubals per d.ty. giving the yiliutr the
io..j of ei.haer of the above ging stile
tiies us .in offering our serviees, all a
ehi lower rate th.an say one else.
W re aulso preparedl to enter itiLo en
~ements to gin aind pack on 'plantakIotM
nnya portion~ of the State.
lins, Presses, Power* and. Engines -fee
A L EXNDER & SPENGEE.
nug. 18 32 6t.
LAND COIMISSIO0ER'S 0711IC1.
Columbia, S. C. August 11, 1869.
Cotice is hereby given that this Offee -i
e organized, ini accordance w.ith the law
ating the same, ao4 is reaaly to. proceed
buin~iess. In ihe putrchase of' Lands
Sinterests of the State will be"ierefully
irded. It is the desire of the- Commis
ter to purchase none othe'r 'than good
udIs, in good loc;ali:ies, 'at their fair miar
; alute, and at sneth prices .as .the same
ads would be sold to private individuls,.
rangemtenitshave been smede by 11
-Bonds authorized to be issue l- for the
rehaase oif .Lanad will be con1verted .o
rrency, and Lands ao purchased -til be
id for ini enrrenecv. The Codamiisioner
ites ali parties ost,it.g desirable Lan~ds,
desirable localities, ' i-hinig to sell them,
I willinag '. take market prices, to for
rd their proposal<a, giving -a description
the Liand<a or sile,~ their k>ocality, q,uality
I adaptatnioan to the prouhtetion of cotton,
ni, and trans generally, ivith a -view- to
commitenacaeent of ntegoeiations.for 'the
e of said Lands to the Staate.
koug 18 32 St.
strict Court ot the United Sta$s.
ethe Di<trict of South Cartolina Ia Bank
upcey. Iu the amatter of J. W.Chpe
' whomn it may concern: The unde
ned hereby gives notice of biasappoata
nt as Assignee of t bec estate f J.. W.
pp--11 or the C'niy of Wevrferry,' ad
e of South Carolina,. wkbin sold Countir.
0 he -n .adjiged a.b bankrljpt upon.bis
'a petitiont by tree di,trrc courrofsabi dIs
t.D.sted Oth dl4v of A nutstT A D,S.
J, W. SPEA1.LAN, Asmll
ug. 18 32 3t.
strict Cout'of the United Statde.
the DI,trict or 8ou'b Carolina -In BNtI&
pcy. Inu~ s4nfatter of W., F. Petersont
'0 whaomt tnittmy concern: The uder
ed hereby gives notice of his appont
at as A<signee of the Estate of W. B.-Pee
'on, or the Ca utnty of Newberry, and 5Stae
south Carolinsa. within said Cofnty, WhO
b(en adjudlged a bankrapt upon him-own
tion by abe district court.of said distict.
ed 0th d;ay of Aneust. A D., 1 8..
TrHOS. [I. CH APPEEL, Asslge.
.g. 1832 3:.
the District Court of the U. 8,
District of South Carolina.
le C D. Spearman-Bankrupt-EX pada0
h is Is to notify all lien creditors tbf the
Lie of said lankrupt, to prove theb' tiena
re C. G J aeger. lCesj.:rar, at NoavIiry
E , Otn or hefbore the 1,t September .e2t.
me debarred from the benefit of anydecres
me rm.de ian thar sata.nted ecase.
y oade.r of the Court. 10 h Aug . 180.
JOII' F. SPE ARa1A N, Assignee,
ng. 1832 3t.
he nud'ersignsed are 4geouts furgthe
ve Fer"ilizer, aid will keep a supply
stantly on hand.
R. MOORMAN & CO.
ng. 11 31 tf.