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How Softly on the Bruised
How softly on the bruised heart
A word of kindness falls,
And to the dry and parched soul
The moistening tear-drop calls;
Oh, if they knew who walked in the earth
'Mid sorrow, grief, and pain,
The power a word of kindness hath,
'Twere paradise again.
The weakestand the poorest may
The simple pittance give,
And bid delight to withered hearts
Return again and live ;
Oh, what is life if love be lost,
If man unkind to man?
Oh, what the heaven that waits beyond
This brief and mortal span ?
As stars upon the tranquil sea
In mimic glory shine,
So words of kindness in the heart
Reflect the.source divine;
Oh, then be kind, wboe'r thou art
That bteathest mortal breath,
And it shall-brighten all thy life
And sweeten even death.
BUT THREE DAYS MARRIED.
BY LUOLA LOVEJOY.
"Ay dearest," said Fred, as we
neared a little wayside station,
"what do you say to some lunch ?
I can step out here and get you
anything you fancy. It may seem
a dreadful thing for a bridegroom
to confess, but I begin to feel quite
sharp after our early dinner. If
you don't mind my leaving you
for five minutes-"
I signified that an absence of
that duration might be supported,
and Fred started for the refresh
We had been married just three
days, and the glamour of the
honeymoon was upon everything
-the atmosphere w a a rarified
beyond that breathed by every
mortal-the earth glorified with a
new beauty-the heavens with
new light. We ate not bread and
beef3teak, but some ambrosial dish
untasted before, and drank golden
nectar, etherialized from hot coffee
I watched Fred from the car
window until be disappeared in
the :-efreshment room. What a
splendid fellow he was! Such
ey6s-such a mind-such teeth
such a heart-such a general com
bination of perfections ! H o w
charming; how delightful; how
altogether inexpressible it was to
belong to him forever, never to be
separated morel when whiz! clang!
Horrors! The train was off again
-off, with Fred still discussing
boned turkey in the eating saloon,
and his faithful wife hopelessly
quiescent in the ladies' car-off,
sundering at the rate of thirty
miles an hour those whom law
and Gospel both declared only
death should part.
"What's the matter, mum ?"
asked the conductor, noticing my
"There-there's a gentleman
left behind," I gasped.
"Is there mum !" was the stoical
reply. "Bless my soul, that's no
thing new !
"But-but-he's my husband !"
I faltered, blushing to my finger
tips, as I felt that the fact was
Three ladies turned around to
stare at me, and there was an un
mistakable titter beneath t h e
heavy moustache of a gentleman
"Sorry, mum, but it can't be
heledlfcents will stop at bar
rooms to wet their whistles we
can't wait for 'em."
A bar-room ! Fred in a bar
room wetting his whistle ! What
did the odious man mean ? I tried
to crush him ~with look, but I
wasn't equal to it. Fred-MY Fred
-in a bar-room !
"You needn't be alarmed," said
an old gentleman, kindly ; "there
will be another accommodation at
"At eight !" and it was now just
half-past four. I sunk back upon
the cushion in quiet desperation.
What was to become of me ?
With the entire abnegation pe
culiar to the early phases of the
honeymoon, I bid put my little
velvet portemonaie, handkerchief
and vinaigrette in Fred's breast
pocket-not that I hadn't a pock
et of my owvn, but there was such
a delightful novelty in feeling that
now I had a right to his.
Was there ever such a confiding
bride left in such a plight? Without
a husband and without a cent, and
-not the least misfortune to one
inclined to the feminine weakness
of tears-without even a pocket
The conductor was again making
"I-I haven't a ticket," I stain
mered in bewilderment.
"Two thirty, then, if you please
mum, as far as Baltimore."
. "Two-thirty, as quick as yor
can, mum-time's short."
'-But my-my husband has m3
jticket," I faltered. "He was lef
at the atioan, you know !"
"Beg pardon, mum, but our or
ders are strict. That sort of dodge
has played out entirely on this
line! Two-thirty, mum, if you
please. Will refund at the office,
when ticket is presented."
The man suspected me, actually
suspected ME-Fred's wife! Oh!
dear, dear! How utterly Lonely
and unprotected I felt, after the
strong trust and sweet reliance
that had been mine!
"I haven't any money," I said
in a faint voice. "You'll have to
put me out somewhere, I suppose,"
I added, with despairing resigna
"Allow me, madam"-the mous
tache gentleman was up, pocket
book in hiand--;let me arrange
this matter for you until we reach
Baltimore. Your husband can
settle it with me afterwards," lie
said, giving me his card with a
If I hadn't been married, I
should have fallert in love with
that delightful man on the spot.
As it was, I only murmured some
unintelligible thanks and slipped
his card into my pocket as a me
mento of a wonderful knight.
We were to have stopped in
Baltimore. As the train neared
the city a new perplexity seized
upon me. Where could I go ? If
i were daylight, I might remain
in the ladies' waiting-room, but
Fred would not arrive until nearly I
ten o'clock at night. I had no
money to pay a backman, to go to
a hotel, or even to get my supper.
A sudden thought flashed into
my mind. Aunt Tabby lived in
Baltimore! I had directed a let
ter to-her, only a. few weeks be
fore, atiouncing my approaching
marriage. True, the reply was
discouraging-being dismally pro
phetic of all sorts of evils that
awaited me, and darkly suggestive
of the snares and pitfalls in that
broad road that leads to matrimo
ny and destruction.
But Aunt Tabby took a vine
gary view of everything. She
never had felt the mellowing of a
When we arrived at the depot,
my moustache friend had left the
car, so 1 was left unprotected
An army of hackmen besieged
the door of the depot, and I mime
diately became the subject of a
struggle. Oaths and whips re
sounded about my ears, until I
was finally seized upon and carried
off by a red-headed 1rishman,
whose success arose no doubt,
from his national proclivity for
anything resembling a fight.
Having secured me a very dirty
vehicle, he regarded me with a tri
"If you will get my trunk now,
please," I suggested.
"Your trunk, whore is it?
Where's the bit of tin ?"
"The-what ?" I asked in per
"The tin-the bit of' tin, to be
sure. How am I to get it without
the tin ?"
My check ! I had forgotten that.
Fred had the check also. Alas!
for the powci-lessness of woman !
I saw my new Sar-atoga, filled
with the daintiest of trousseaus,
bundled up with a load of hotel
baggage, and couldn't raise a fin
ger to claim it. It was the last
straw on the camel's back, and I
drove in tears to Aunt Tabby's
using my tissue veil as a pocket
handkerchief, and thereby uncon
sciously tattooing my face n ith
streaks of blue.
Even Aunt Tabby's monumen
tal rigidity was overcome by my
appearance, when she met me at
her- immaculate doorstep.
"Left you and only married
three days! Pay that hackm an,
Mary, and send him off before he
sees any more of this family dis
gi-ace! Only three days! The
Lor-d have mercy on us! That I
should have lived to see brother
Henry's child brought to this.
Taken all your money and clothes
too! Well! well!! its nothing
more or less than 1 expected.
Only an accident! don't talk to
me of accidents! If you ever lay
your eyes on that man again, my
name is not Tabitha Timstich !
The mean spirited scoundrel to
leave you without a rag to your
back ! You poor deludedinnocent!
Put on the kettle, Mary Jane, and
hurr-y up the tea; this poor child is
trembling like a leaf, and well she
"Oh! ain't it dreadful, mum?" I
heard the sympathetic Mary Jane
murmur, aside to her mistress; "such
a sweet young creeter as she be: And
only look at her sweet face! I expect
he's been banging ef her.''
Aunt Tabby pursed up her mouth,
and shook her head expressively.
"Let this be a warniug to you, Mary
"Oh, I'm sure it will, um, was the
feeling reply. She'll neverilay eyes on
him again," replied Aunt Tabby,
solemnly, "NEVE1Ll Lord bless my soul!
There was a knock at the door that
fairly shook the prim little housi.
"Is my wife here?" asked a quick,
anxious voice, and the next moment
Fere' we was there. clasped in the
strong brave arnis--crying aud laugh
ing together on the bruad loving
i-How did you get here so soon?
How did you find we' Oh, Fred,
Fred! I have been so frightened. and
Fred's answer was a shower of
"IIow did I come? In a coal car.
There was a train of them just behind.
It was'rt the pleasantest ride in the
world, but it brought me quicker to
you-poor little frightened brid(!"
And as I met the glance of those
loving eyes, I nestled closer to his
heart arid felt, in spite of Aunt
Tabby's expectations, I was at home
Old Tecumseh on The Rack
About the Burning of Co
General Sherman was examined be
fore the American and British Claims
Commission to-day, in regard to the
buraing of Columbia. He denied
that lie had issued orders to burn
Columbia, but admitted that the army
was greatly exasperated against South
Carolina, and this exasperation was
greatly increased by General Hamp
ton s command firing into his camp
a night or two before entering Colum
bia which exasperation he and his
officers participated in, and this was
known to the men. A correspondence
was then shown to General Sherman,
purporting to have taken place be
tween him a4d General Halleck while
on his imaoAi to Columbia. The
comimunication from Halleck desired
him to destroy Charleston and sow it
with salt so there iiglit no more
nullification or secession grow up there.
To this Sherman in reply wrote that
Charleston and Columbia would soon
be in his hands, and Halleck would
have no cause to complain of his
treatment of them; that he had the
Fifteenth Corps with him, and that
corps did their work well; and further
that he (Sherman) would not spare
the public buildings in Columbia as
he had at Milledgeville. General Sher
man admitted on his examination that
this correspondence was authentic.
He stated that he occupied Columbia
with the Fifteenth Corps. In reply
to the question whether he kept the
men in ranks after taking possession
of the city, he said "No." He could
not have done so to have prevented
the burning of every town in the
State of South Carolina. These
responses were drawn out by the re
presentatives of the British claimants
who allege that their property at
Columbia was destroyed wantonly and
in violation of the usages of war.
General Sherman manifested a good
deal of excitement during the exami
nation - Washington Dispatch to the
A CHILD SEIZED BY A PANTHER
AND SAVED BY A DOG.-A panther
recently nttempted to carry off a
cild, in Nevada. The child,
which was a little girl three years
old, was playing before the open
door, while its mother was sweep
ing. The panther, which had
rept near, suddenly leaped upon
the chiildl, seized her by the should
er, and turned to flee wvith her.
when a powerful and ferocious
mastiff that was sitting in the
house, near the open door, dashed
out and seized the panther by the
throat. The wild beast dropped
the child, which was not hurt, and
then a furious fight ensued be
tween the panther and the mastiff.
Thbe dog tore open t he panther's
throat with his teeth,.and the pan
ther tore the flesh from the dog's
sides with its claws. The mother
of the child rushed out and res
cued her darling from boneath the
feet of the maddened combatants.
carried heri into the house, and
then, seizing a loaded rifle that
was standing in a corner, she has
tened to tho help of the mastiff.
She fired almost at random, but
the bullet struck the panther in
the shoulder and passed clear
through his body. He fell to the
ground, and the dog, now utterly
furious with the rage of combat,
soon finished him.
TnE T.MPERANCE AOITATIoN.-I'he
National Temiperance S'eeiety, whose
headquarters .ire in New York, have got
ten up a memorial to Congress asking
that the President be authorized to ap
point a commission of five persons, to
srve without a salary, who shall inves'l.
gate the subject or prohibitory legislation
and take testimony as to the results of
the legailized liquor traffic upon the moral,
social, intellectaal, and material well-be
ing of the people, and to recommend if
any Congressional legislation in the
sphere of national authority to prevent
the traffic in intoxicating liquors as a
beverage would be beneilcial. A bill bas
been prepared to carry out th,e wishes of
the mnemorialists,which be willintroduced
by Senator Wilson. Hon Wmn. Dodge, of
New Yor'k, president of the society, and
several other gentlemen will appear be
fore the committee on the revision of thle
laws at an early 4y, in advocaey of tbe
IOne of the most important rules
of the science of manners is an
absolute silence in regard to your
Brigham Young is the father of one
hundred ar.d seventeen children, ac
ordng o lasInt acconnts.
Important Order Relating to
The President on yesterday is- (
sued the following executive or- v
By' the President of the Uritel li
Whereas, It has been bro.ught h
to the notice of the President of
the United States that many per- I
sons holding civil office by ap- o
pointment from him or otherwise g
under the constitution of the Uni- '
ted States, while holding such i.
Federal positions, accept offices -
under the authority of the States o
and Territories in which they re- a
side, or of municipal corporations t<
under the charters and ordinances t4
of such corporations, thereby as- A
suming the duties of the State, y
Territorial or municipal office,
and at the same time that they o
tire charged with the duties of th~e h
civil offices under Federal au- t]
thority ; it
And, whereas, it is believed h
that, with few exceptions, the si
holding of two such offices by the fl
same person is incompatible wi.th
the due and faithful discharge of it
the duties of either office ; that it w
permanently gives rise to great la
inconvenience and often results in ai
detriment to public service ; and, g<
moreover, is not in harmony with w
the genius of the government.- p1
In view of the premises, therefore, jc
the President has decided it prop- y<
er thus and hereby to give public c!
notice: That from and after tie w
4th day of March, A. D. 1873, ex- oi
cept as herein specified, persons A
holding any civil office by appoint. ti
meat under the constitution and le
laws of the United States will be p.
expected not 1,o accept or hold any of
office under any State or Territo
rial government, or under the bi
charter or ordinance of any muni- w
aipal corporation ; and, further, bi
that the acceptence or continued la
bolding of any such State, Terri- a
torial or municipal office, whether sc
-lectivo or by appointment, by bi
any persons holding civil office as u]
tforesaid, under the government w
of the United States, other than 11
judicial offices under the constitt- ti
Lion of the United States, will be ly
Jeemed a vacation of the Federal
)ffice held by such person, and ju
will be taken to be and will be m
treated as a resignation by such
Federal officer of his commission tl
or appointment in the service of Ic
the United States. The officers di
ofjustices of the peace, of notaries b.
public and of commissionsrs to
take the acknowledgment of st
deeds, of bail, or to administer s(
oaths, shall not be deemed within ir
the purview of this order, and are n,
excepted from its operation, and w
may be held by Federal officers. tl
The appointment of deputy mar- it
shals of the United States may be u:
conferred on sheriffs or deputy st
sheritfs ; and deputy postmasters, tU
the emoluments of whose office tI
does not exceed $600 per annum, st
are also excepted from the cpera- o:
tion of this order, and they may t<
accpt and hold appointments un- b
der State, Territorial or munici
pal authority, provided the same A
be found not to interfere with the
discharge of their duties as post
master. Heads of departments
and other offcers of the govern
ment who have the appointments g
of subordinate officers are required e
to take notice of this order, and fi
to see to the enforcement of its V
provisions and terms within the I1
sphere of their respective depart- 5
ments or offices, and as relates to e
the several persons holding ap- e
pointments under- them respect- t
ively. By order of the President. n:
(Signed,) HAMILTON Fisn, t
'Secretary of State. t
Washington, January 17, 1873. .1;
It appears to be understood that the g'
election of John J. Patterson as Senator
from South Carolina will be investigated
by the Senate before he is a!!owed to
take his seat. The cnarge that he was
elected through bribery and corruption
has become so general that many Sena- I,
tors are of the opinion that the committee a
on privileges and elections should look r
into the matter. Among the most prom- a
inent and specific of his accusers is the
lHon. Robert B. Elliot, colored member of
the House from South Carolina, who
was himself a candidate before theLegis- 3
lature for United States Senator, It is 8
undertsood that as soon as Patterson's I
credentials are presented they will be re- I
ferred to the committee on privileges nad
elections. So much has been said re
cently of the manner in which SenatorsI
have secured their election that the more
respectable members of the Senate are
disposed to have a thorough investiga
tion.- Washingtou Correspondent of the
Crars CnRCC-MSTANCEs CoNCERNINo
MiRS. VtHARToN's TRIAL.--ANNAPOLrS,
January 15.-A Jury was obtained in
the Wharton case, and the trial has com- I
menced. A curious fatality has attend. f
ed the trial of this prisoner. During the
trial for the murder of General Ketchu m,i
several deaths occurred in the families of1
the jurors, and last evening John R. Ar
nold, Deputy Sheriff, on going home after
leaving the Court, was drowned in the
river by breaking through the ice. Ar
nold has a brother at present on the Ju
ry. Attorney-General Sylvester was
called away from the trial on Monday on
account of the illness of his mother-in
law, Mrs. Susan Harney, of Hagerstown,
and that lady died before he reached
A Pair of Lavender Brides.
Eli Perkins, of the New York
7onmercial Advertiser, is "on the
ring." He stopped at Homer the
ther morning for breakfast, and
ad the good fortune to meet a
quartette bridal party," of which
e thus discourses:
This morning at the Syracuse
louse I breakfasted with a pair
f brides and a pair of bride
rooms-a sort of bridal quartette.
hey were from Cortland, I think,
i the country. I knew they
ere just married from a variety
r reasons. First, when they
lighted from the omnibus to en
r the hotel both young ladies
>ok the arms of the gentlemen,
ho said, "Dear, let me carry
Just behind them came some
d married people. I knew they
ad been married some time, for
ie men pounced out, starting,
vggage in hand, straignt for the
:tel, leaving their wives with
nail satchels to follow, single
*e, behind them.
At breakfast the brides appeared
bridal lavender. Everything
as lavender-lavender dresses,
vender hAts with lavender strings
id lavonder gloves. If ever I
.t married Mrs. Perkins shall
ear (if she pleases) a suit of'
ain black, and then we can en
y our honeymoon in peace. Thei
)ung husbands both wore broad-I
oth suits and black hats. Both
ore paper collars and cuffs, and
ie wore a paper shirt-bosom.
las ! what a shock such decep
)n must be to a young and guile
ss wife! Why, in my opinion, a
Lper collar is no more indication
a real shirt than a clothes-line !
At breakfast these young hus
nds didn't help themselves first
hen they sat down at the table,
it they turned to the brides in
vender, and said lovingly, "Have
roll, dear ?" Then they put
me butter on the lavenderl
-ides' plates, and they looked
> and said, "Thank you, dear,"
ith a smile too happy to describe.
'hen breakfast was over one of'
e young husbands smiled sweet
and said :
"Now, darling, can't I smoke
st once-you know you said I
"Yes, Charlie ; just once !" and
en the two brides stood and
oked vacantly out of the win
>ws till their sweethearts came
When the old married-people
t down there was a different
ene. The old fellows scooped
their beefsteak and sausage,
%ver looking up to see how their
ives were getting along,and when
iey got through they shuffled off
to the reading-room and loaded
meerschaurn pie with the
rongest cavendish. Then they
~lked politics, expectorating on
ec stova and around the zinc
ove-mat without once thinking
their poor wives, who were left
amuse themselves with neigh
Very Remarkable Case of
Want of Appreciation in a
A few days since, a well-dressed
entloman, apparently in good
rcumstances, came to this city
om some point on the shore,
!here he had been engaged in
imbering operations, in a feeble
bate of health, and has since been
2nfined to his bed. Recently his,
ondition was such that, although
be attending physician saw no
nmediate cause of fear, the spa
ient was disposed to feel that
bere was a probability of an ear
7 death. So strong had this feel
ig grown that the unfortunate
ian communicated to the attend
ig physician his fears, and re
nested him to convey the news
ently to a lady in IRomeo, Mich
ran, whom he loved more dear
y than life. He cautioned him
gainst broacbing the matter too
udely, as she was atender fiower,
nd the shock might be too great
or her sensitive nature. The doc
or, in strict observance of all in
unctions, wrote to the lady as de
ired. The answer came back
romptly, and to the point, as fo'l
"Dr.-: I care nothing for
hat Mr.-, nor to hear from
imn. You will please tell him to
end me no word.
"P. S.-Kill him."
The doctor, it scarcely need be
~dded, was touched with this un
xpccted display of affection on
he part of the tender-hearted
naiden. As he does not care to
bllow the feminine advice, but
opes to restore his patient to
ealth, he has concluded to keep
he result of his correspondence a
ecret.--Saginaw (.A'ich.) Courier.
The yield of precious metals from the
nines of the great West for the year
872, amounts to $62,238,913 89. An
xcess over the former year of $58,284,
A woman who tells fortunes
rom a ia cun is a aunoress
Life in a Printing Office.
The subjoined article. rrom the
Prinig Gazette, contains so much
fact and good common sense thai
we specially commend it to those
of our readers who may be dis
p'osed to regard the pub!ication of
a nc%wspalper as a mattc of .nise
Few pecple are aware of the in
side workings of a printing otlice.
nor of the annoyances attendant
upon the publication of a news
paper. It is impossible to form
anything like a correct idea of
the number of men there are in
every community who make it a
point about every other time thl
meet you, to tell you of some im
portant fact that ought to be no
ticed by the paper, pro bono pub
lico. Generally, however, it turns
out that the item referred to is
one in which the informant has
an axe to grind, and the newspa.
per is to be the free horse on
which he expects to ride into pub
lic notice and confidence. Or, if
not that, he is constantly annoyed
by a multiplicity of communica
tions, which are always lengthy,
and contain nothing that any one
cares to see in print or know any
thing of whatever, except the
writer, and perhaps one or two
other particular individuals, and
foi whose exclusive benefit it was
written, it not for a moment oc
curring to the writer that com
munications for a newspaper
should be such as would interest
thousands of readers. The news
paper business is very exacting
on all connected with it, and the
pay is comparatively small. The
proprietor risks a large amount of
money for smaller profits, and the
editors and printers work harder
and cheaper than the same num
ber of men in any other profes
sion, requiring the given amount
of in telligenc- and training. The
life has its charms and pleasant
associatici,s scarcely known to
the outside world ; but it has its
earnest work and hours of ex
haustion, which, likewise, are not
known to those who think the
business all fun. The idea that
newspaperdom is the charmed cir
cle where the favored members
live a life of ease, free from care,
is a mistaken one. Business is
business, and the journal that suc
ceeds is the one that is ran on a
square business footing, with the
same system as a banking estab
How He Knew.
Brown was in a strange city for
the first time in his life. It was
raining, and Brown was carrying
his umbrella unfurled ; an um
brella, by the way, that Brown
had carried for a long time, and
was rather choice of.
"Good morning to you, Misthur
Brown," said an Irishman who
was passing him, with a very low
Brown was slightly confused.
He knew no man in that place,
and wasn't aware that any one
there knew him. He was quite
sur-e he had never seen the Ir-ish
man bofor-e. How should any one
there know his name. As he
plodded on, the more he thought
of it the more puzzled he became.
At length he got so curious about
it he turned around and walked
after the Irishman. OvertakiDg
him, he said:
"You called me Mr. Brown, just
now, I think ?"
"Faith, I did, sur."
"Ever see me, before ?"
"Ever hear my name ?"
"No, indade, sur."
"How, then, did you know my
"Will yer honor be afther giv
ing me the price of a drink if I'll
tell ye how 1 knew your name
was Brown ?"
"Bedad, sur, I saw it in your
A ghost drove an entire family
tumultuously from a house in Os
wego at a late hour on a recent
Sunday night. After a while their
excitement was allayed, and on
investigation they found that a
cow, on a foraging raid, had made
her way into a rear kitchen and
inserted her head into an empty
flour barrel. The barrel became
fast on her horns, and, unable to
escape the encumbrance, the terri
fled animal commenced a frantic
rampage about the apartment,with
the result above described.
The word "embolism," used to ex
press the cause of Napoleon's death, is
derived from the Greek "emnbolus"
meaning anything acting or inserted in
another like a wedge or the piston off a
steam engine. In pathological science
the term is applied to express the for
mation of a clot, either in the heart it
self or in one of the large blood vessels,
which operates as a plug or like a piston
that will n'ot work. This clot is said to
have been the immediate cause of Napo
leon's death ; and we suppose there have
been hundreds of strong men in common
life who have died in the same way, and
nor.e of their friends knew they had
Advertisements inserted at the rate of $1 .50
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S1 for each subsequent insertion. Double
column advertisements ten per cent on above.
'Notices of meetings, obituaries and tributes
of respect, same rates per square as ordinary
Special notices in local column 20 cents
Advertisements not marked with the num
ber of insertions will be kept in till forbid
and charged accordingly.
Special contracts made with large adver
tisers, with liberal deductions on above rates
Done with Neatness and Dispatch.
The Fascination of Money.
HOW IT IS ENGENDERED BY OUR
A recent English essay on che
subject above noted will be found
applicable, in some of its partica
.1rs. to the American disposition.
The struggling professional man,
says the writer, looks on a quarter
of a million as Aladdin's lamp,
but if lie had it he would in
ten years, wonder why he could
do so little. His first emotion
would be a desire to make his mo
ney quite safe ; his next, unless he
was abnormally un-English, to
possess a "place;" and his next, to
be rid of the worry of careful su
pervision. When he had obeyed
those three instincts, he would
find that he had invested his money
-the purchase of land included,
at about 31 per cent., that he had
two establishments to keep up,
that he had lost his old scale of
calculation about all expenses, and
that the 48,000 a year he was re
ceiving was a very moderate in
come, out of which he if gave
away a ten,h he would be very
liberal indeed. The idea of giving
on a great scale would frighten
hi, as it frightens Vice-Chancel
or Mains, who on Tuesday decid
ed. no doubt wisely in the case
before him that great gifts were
io improper that a solicitor who
Irew up deeds conveying them
:ught to be soundly fined for lend
ing his skill to assist in such de
plorable acts of weakness. Until
be reached a very high figure, in
Jeed, the s.ense of wealth would
aot come to him, and even when
be had reached that figure there
wvould remain the reluctance to
part with capital, and a new sense
>f the difficulty of doing anything
reat, that is scenically great,
mt of the surplus income.
two millions will accomplish much
but a year's surp!us-say ?40,000
-will do but very little. The in
berest of ordinary life being gone
-for aflter all, it is diffcult to work
anything except politics when
the money payment for the work
has lost all meaning-he would
have to discover a new one, and
would find it either inaccumulation,
or in building, or in buying, the
latter a taste which can become
a sovereirfn passion. The Medi
cean habit of mind would come
upon him like a cloud, and he
would find thbat of all of his dreams
not one could be realized without
immense self-sacr-ifice, wvhich he
would have rather less energy to
make thai' in days when he dream
ed of making. And yet he would
not be changed, but would only
feel the old fascination of money
in a new and slightly less imagi
We are inclined to believe that
this fascination of money. this de
sire for it as an instrument of
power, increases immensely with
the spread of culture and of what
we call civilization-that so far
from its being felt mainly by vul
gar minds, it is affecting powerful
and liberal minds far more deeply.
They realize the might of cash
much more strongly than their in
feriors. You can mark the truth
of that sentence in the writings of
men like Beckford, of "Anastasius."
Hope-of Edgar Poe-a born mil
lionaire who never had a shilling
--of Ben Johnson-of the heaps
of modern writers who use wealth
as the instruments of bliss. This
spirit is not sordid, it is not even
mean ; but it is earthly and it be
gins to be injurious. Tell a group
of State servants, all of the higher
and more intellectual class, that
the modern hanger for salaries is
all wrong, that honorable poverty,
real poverty, is the best condition
for the servants of the people, and
they look at you and answer you
as if you were teaching that an
officer or an official should be de.
barred from all righteous enjoy
ments, are, in fact. not so much
disaffected to the theory as hurt
and chagrined as its production.
It is then like an insult. Yet
when Gibbon first made the re
mark, it was welcomed as being
wise and with a ring in it of true
A JUvENILE Ku KLex PARDozn.
Included with the prisoners sentenced to
eight years' imprisonment, at Albany, at
the last April term of the United States
Court, at Charleston, was a fine-looking
youth, David Ramseur, in whose case
Judges Bond and Bryan took an earnest
interest, on account of his youth, and
because of his having not taken a pro
mninent part in the ctrme charged against
him. They therefore, most heartily re.
commended him to the Executive clemen
cy, and he has been unconditionally par
There is in Detroit a young man
who has on the right side of his
face a heavy black beard, and has
also a moustache, while his left
cheek is, and always has been, en
tirely beardless. He is now 19
years of age, and his beard upon
the one side began to grow luxu
riantly when he was a mere infant.
The post offce at Tumbling Shoals, in
Laurens, is discontinued. So says the