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YOUTH AND AGE.
When hearts are young and lightsome.
The road is straight and clear,
And round about on every side
How bright all things appear !
The dullest music charms us then,
We laugh and know not why ;
The very flowers upon our path, t
They look too bright to die.
When hearts are old and weary.
The road is twisted sore,
And there is little to be seen 1
Beyond our cottage door ;
The flowers we thought would never 1
Lie dead upon the sod ;
And then we sigh for peace and rest
Within the arms of God.
C~ONCJERT OF WAR SONGS,
Friday, August 24, Union and t
Confederate war songs were sung I
by the great choir in the aniphithe- e
atre. Judge Abion Tourgee re- E
sponded in behalf of the North; I
Atticus G. Haygood in behalf of
ADDRESS BY REV. DR. HAYGCOD.
Dr. Haygood was received with
the Chautauqua salute, and coming
forward took two of the toy flags,
from the stand and held them in
his hand, which act was greeted
with rounds of applause, He said :
I am glad that Georgia is on that t
flag, [Applause.] I have seen the t
day that I would have died under t
the oMier, and if you cannot take 1
me into the Union on that basis,, #
count me a heathen and publican.
There are many differences and
yet many resemblances. I saw out I
there-and I will not look that way i
now-a woman crowned with the g
glory of gray hairs. When the first i
battle-song was sung, she quivered c
with memories, the tears coursed I
down her. cheeks, Johnny did not t
come marching home to her. She
was strangely like a mother who t
lives in my town, abopt the same r
age, with one boy shot through the
head on the Potomac, the other I
buried from a hospital in Richmond. s
Both of these women love God and s
the Lord Jesus Christ, and I know
would help one another and love I
each other. So we are alike as t
to many things, in our heart-aches (
and griefs . t
I am very much obliged to the s
Professor and these admirable sin- 1
gers for trying to sing a reb'el war- e
song. They can't do it. [Ap
plause.] But if there were a few of I
Stonewall Jackson's men here and
it was the year 1862, they could1
sing it. But we don't sing it now. t
I have not tried to sing that song1
or any other army hymn in a longc
time, hardly since Appomattox. 1
But nobody who has got the heartC
of a man in him will ask me to-day
to be ashamed that I did sing them
once, [Applause.] But we do t
not sing them now. We have .
buried there for the most part with I
that flag we followed for four long
years fighting for what we believed I
was the right thing. I said th,ere 1
are also differences. 0, if we c9914
put ourselves in each other's
places ! Sometimes when I read t
your papers that don't understand i
us, or read our papers that don't 1
understand you, I am reminde4 of
a short speech made by an old <
Frenchrna~n in Atlanta. We had
been organising horne guards and
made him surgeon. One night we]
had a meeting and called on himn
for a speech. He said.i
"Fellow-citizens, I agi in one bad<
fix to make a speech, fdr last night<
a storm come and blow down my
stable, and soigie one steal my bug
gy and my cow run away. I tell
you we must whip this fight. I
have been in my own country in
two revolutions; in one I was the 1
conqueror and in the other I was
the egnqutered. There is a great]
deal of difference in those two leetle
lettares, d and r."
When the wise men and women]
of the North have learned the diffe
rence between the two letters, D
and R, we will not need to explain
to each other. There will be so
many grounds for patience, and
toleration, and broad manliness,i
that by that time we will forget the
war, except in the good things that 4
in the providence of God it broughta
to this whole country. [Applause.) ]
I will tell you how I do my chil
dren I do not know whether I
represent a class, for I never asked.
I teach them that this flag repre
sents our Union that is God's gift
to us, that is worth dying f<r. Then
if they ask me who Robert Lee or 1
Stonewall Jackson was, what we
mean in April when we strew
fowers over the humble graves of
our dead soldiers, I tell them who]
they were, that they were brave, I
ttrue men. I do not teachimy chil- I
dren to despise their kindred who
fought and died. You would hate I
me if I did. [Applause.]i
IHardly anybod is mad now]
about this matter. [Lughter) We I
iave got one one old man in Geor.
,ia, and you may have one or two
n New York, for all I kuow, who
;et madder the farther they get
rom the war. " [Laughter.] They
emind me of an old countryman in
ny State who started to market
vith a load of apples in a cart with
is wife. They crossed a little
erry. and coming out the hind.
>oard of the cart broke loose and
he apples all rolled into the river.
Che old man was mad, but for a
ime he said nothing. He sat down
o contemplate the scene. His wife
ren to the house. He did not come,
Lnd, after awhile, she said to her
>oy, "Go down to the ferry, and
ee what has become ofyour daddy."
-le came back without his father.
'He won't come." "What is he
loing?" "He is sittit,' there cuss
n'." [Great laughter and ap
For the most part that sort did
iot fight much. What are you go
ng to do about them? I will tell
rou what some papers do. If it
appens to be one of our men, your
>apers take him to be a represen
ative of the South, and if it hap.
>ens to be some one in the North,
ome of our papers are foolish
nough and mean enough to call
Lim a representative of the North.
What are we going to do with these
nen sitting down there at the ferry
ursing twenty years after the
ghting? Let them curse on.
Laugher] But go on raise more
apples. [Long continued applause
I pity a Southern man whose con
ictions of honor and sense of his
oric position are so feebly based
hat he gets into a rage every time
hat a Northern man disagrees with
tim. And I pity a Northern man
rho must explode every time some
;outherner chances not to agree
rith him. Our people would be un
rorthy your respect if they should
pretend to change their convictions
n a day. But there are changes
oing on. I might give you some
llustrations of the gradual change
f opinion, an honest change, where
nen and women are doing their
est. But time forbids. People
rho always stay at home generally
[ave veri #zed ideas, with deep
oots. but they are not wide ones.
I am much obliged to Judge
Courgee for the many strong and
dmirable points made in his
peech'. I want to tell you; if these
states in which I have lived are to
me counted in this Union, you ought
o ask of us this: Fidelity to the
,onstitution and its amendments, to
he Declaration of Independence
nd this flag, and no more. [Ap
lause] There is in the Citadel
quare at Quebec. a beautiful mon
gment, that coqld nqt have been
muilt by Pagan nations. It is in
ight of the fields of Abraham,
rhere brave Englishmen, following
he flag of St. George, and brave
~renchmen following the lilies, went
own in the blood and storm of
attle. The brave leaders died that
ay and that monument in the Cit
~del square at Quebec has on one
ide the namt of Montcalm, and on
he other of Wolfe. What would
ou think of an Englishman and a
frenchman to day who should meet
t the base of that monument, and
all out with each other about the
>attle on the plains of Abraham?
f it would not be right for the
Englishman and the Frenchman to
o have heartbuxpings to-day', stand
ng in such a place, hop is it with
is twenty years after the baple?
tre not heart-burnings as much out
Last night I was at a little seg
ig ja Ohio waiting for the train.
was reading a gQod booki. I will
~ive you one sentence from it. "It
s often said of men when they
ome to die that they become re
onciled to their enemies-" The
uthor added, "They ought to do it
ow." I stand on that basis. [Ap.
I will not keep you much longer.
['iere are some circumstances
>rought up to-day that I under
tand much better than the choir.
'or instance, that "Marching
brho4gh Georgia" business. I
ell you, the historic truth is in it.
?oetry has written history; for you
~ot mighty near all the gobblers
Applause and laughter], and the
nost of the sweet potatoes [Ap
>lause and laughter]; and if ever
mn army had an easy time march.
ng 300 miles on fair roads in dry
weather, you had it, [Laughter.]
1eorgia had sent out about 130,000
nen, but they were elsewhere. I
iave got a piece of news to tell
rou about that "Marching Through
leorgia" that youd'ion't know. On
he road between my house and
Atlanta is a little towa near the
tone Mountain. Two 'uonths
fter you marched through, I went
>ack, not marching much. I was
~etting along the best I could with
ome very broken down mules
hat had lost their ordinary vivacity.
noticed in that little town not
ess than a dozen chimneys. You
mow what war does, it burns houses.
[hat is what it means. War is
ell. Pardon the roughness, that
a what it is, war is hell. I saw as
came along to Chautauqua, that
:he last ne o these chimneys had
a house built to it., It had stood
for eighteen years or more, but this
spr:ng a house had been built to
it, and I was gl4d.
We are raising boys there that
some of these days, should there be
occasion for it, which God forbid
if it please Him, would fight under
the flag, as the Highlanders whose
ancestors fought under Bruce, fight'
for the flag of St. George. I did
not come here for gush, but I am
'glad in my soul, as I said in the
beginning, that.Georgia is on that
flag. [Applause.] I love this coun
try, I believe in it, that it has a
mission to the nations of this
world, and that it will accomplish
more than statesmen understand.
But in the prophetic heart of the
church there is a deep feeling some
how that the deliverance of every
nation from bondage, the evange
lization of the world largely belongs
to this people. It could not have
been done with a' divided union.
[Applause.] I say it with rever
ence in this place, it would have
marred the stupendous plans of
Divine Providence. But now,
after all that God has done in set
ting men free in this country, we
can go on, working out by his great
help the noblest problem ever
given to a civilized nation in this
Now. God keep us in the peace
of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the
Constitution and Declaration of
Independence, and this Book which
is the magna charta of the world's
inteligence and the world's free
dom. [Prolonged applause.]
THE NEGRO PROuLEM.
FROM THE STAiDPOINT Og A COL
ORED AND EX-CONGRESSMAN.
From the Chicago Inter-Ocean.
Bishop R. H. Cain, ex-Congress-,
man from South Carolina delivered
an eloquent lecture last night
at Bethel Methodist Episcopal
Church on "The Negro Problem."
The Bishop presented many of the
characteristics of his race in this
lecture in such a ridiculous light
that the audience laughed con
The following is the substance er
his remarks: 9
I regard it as essential to the ne
gro that he shall seek to establish
his race, his quota of dignity
among the nations of the earth.
He has a problem, a place, a dig
nity. It belongs to him per se. It
belongs to each nation to have a
problem of its own. All nations
should have an idea to make their
race work up to. I believe ther
are distinctive places in g94u
economy, Nations of men are dis
tinctive in place and complex in,
their dispositions. All nations have
clannishness. The Scotch, the Irish,
the French are clannish, and we
have peculiarities among ourselves.
The negro problem is distinctive
and peculiar. The German has a
problem of his own-the English,
the French have theirs.
HOW THEY CAME HERE.
The Europeans came to this cogn
try knowing sornething of the arts
.somne pf the European nations
camne highly cultured-but the ne
gro came to this country unlike
them. He came chained, outraged,
wronged-a crouching slave chain
ed to everything that pertains to
manhood, chained to everything
that pertains to womanhood. He
was chained 250 years.
There seemed to be no sunlight
no beacon light to cheer him on
He was made the galley slave. The
school was closed to him. Educa
tion~ was a sealed book. The
church was closed against him.
Thus, for 250 years this face 'wa
solving the problem of the negro.
Yet with all of this he has thriven.
There was not bondage enough in
the system to crush out all the
manhood of the negro man-not
bond1age enough to crush out all
the womanhood of the' negro wo
man. Simultaneously with the tramp
of the warriors he has emerged from
The South found him an integral
part of the Government. I find
him as I find all other nations,
bringing wealth and power to the
country. Democrats and Repub
lieans are in fierce contests as to
to w'.o shall have the negro's vote.
He is becoming the balance-wheel,
as it were, in the politics of the
country. The same is true in the
financial and the commercial rela
tions of the world. It seems the
army could not conquer the South
until the negro had put his big
black foot into it, if you please.
He had become a warrior and a
sailor before the nation acknowl
edged him as an integral part of it.
The German, the Scandinavian and
every nation, what not, are part of
it, and it could not be a true mon
grel nation without the negro. You
say it was a great blessing to come
here; we learned the arts which we
could not in Africa. Ah ! we never
learned to lie till we came here.
We did not steal. You could drop
your gold dust anywhere and no
BLACKS VS. WHITE.
Professor Gillman in the Popular
Scieac Moantuy says ha in afraid
the negro will over-top e white
man in this country; th in 1990
at the present rate of in ase of
each race, the two will sta 190,
000,000 blacks and 160, ,000
whites. The Irishman comet here
with a shilalah and soon lays it 'down
for the shovel and the hoe. The
Frenchman comes with police lit
erature. They all have something
to bring. But they change and be
come Americans. The great ques
tion is how to make Americans
stand out in bold relief. I like the
Americans. I like the sturdy tramp
of the German. A good deal is
said of him, but the German keeps
on taking sourkraut and succeed
ing. I like the Chinamen with his
whing, whang, whung. I like the
negro, for he makes the cotton and
the sugar if you please. You could
not have made the Englishmen do
cile-and Paddy would have turn
ed the field upside down if you had
tried to make a slave of him.
The redeeming quality in the ne
gro character is his love of the
right. You do not know one negro
who struck his mistress during the
war. Yet the slaves knew as much
about the problem as did General
Lee. They knew that the whites
were fighting to keep them in
slavery. I thank God to-day that
my race were so true to their
The negro is coming in the
South. He is becoming wealthy,
refined, a philosopher. He has not
yet called into question the exis
tence of God. He is not so big a
fool. He has had a practical dem
Dnstration of His existence, He
knew nowhere to go, If he looked
oo the right there was but a lash,
oo the left a rod. The old lady who
mung, "Come near, dear chanot,"
hoped to ride away from slavery in
that chariot. It was her only hope,
anything to get away.
THE NEGRO'S DESTINY.
The negro has a destiny as
far-reaching, as deep-sounding, and
ap as high as any other race of
men. The money spent in our ed
ication and for us is simply the
restoration of some money stolen
from us. The negro must educate
iimself, The white man cannot
!ducate the negro. . To educate
you must get down into the social
structure. The negro has not be
gun to think for himselt. He is
fddling away and dancing away
and picnicing, and some of them
don't own the sand in their shoes.
We throw away our money. We
have not got to go where we under
stand relationships. The aegro
dresses himself, ppts a cigar in his
mouth, and stand6 on the corner,
arms akimbo, thinking he is a fine
gentleman, and perhaps has a four
weeks' unpaid board bill.
You complain that you don't
have a chance. If I wanted to be
reporter, I would not ask these men
for a chance. I would go down to
that table and write. I don't think
our black faces a hindrance. The
cars go just the same. The nego
must cope and gttin his position
in the body social, in the body
politic. I am alarmed it the in
orease of the negro population my
self. There isn't a log cabin in the
South but can turn out seven, some
fifteen, all rollicking, "sassy." The
whites don't know how to stop it.
It can't be stopped. -God has for
the negro race a destiny. He is to
occupy all the tropies. The white
can't~ stand it down there. When
the sun goes down he goes out.
We inust educate, and when the
negro problem is -solved the negro
will take his place among the na
tions of the world, knowing he has
solved the problem himself.
HER FIRST RAILWAY RIDE.
THE EXPERIENCE OF AN INEXPERI
ENCED YOUNG WOMAN IN IDAHO.
A young lady well known on
Wood river, who was born and
raised in Idaho and who had never
seen a steamboat or railway car,
recently left for a trip south, and
much interest was expressed here
by her friends as to first impres
sions of the outer world. She al
ways evinced such an even demea
nor that many friends believed she
would pass as an old traveler, but a
letter just received from her escort
proves that a young lady, even one
of Idaho's fairest, and one that can
calmly regard the wild Indian on
the warpath, is unequal to the oc
casion of calmly passing through the
surprises of modern progress.
She became skittish at the ap
proach of the evening lightning ex
press, with its great bull's-eye head
light, and actually pranced when
the train neared the depot and blew
a long, shrill whistle. Her friends
could not quiet her or coax her, and
finally, rather than be left, they
blindfolded the young lady and by
main force landed her safely on the
train. The letter remarks it was
fortunate the windows were so small,
as she frequently attempted to get
out, and could not be convinced
that the telegraph poles, the hills
and houses were not all whirling
past her as she sat in the car, and
every time they crossed a bridge she
shut her eyes, believing the cars
were flying in the air across the
A HOG STORY.
It was at the beginning of the
war. His regiment was marching
through Louisiana by forced
marches; for it is a solemn matter
of fact that the first troops that
went out from Texas were in very
much of a haurry, because they
feared that the war would be over
before they could reach the tented
field. They were afraid that the
Virginians would swindle them out
of their share of glory in taking
Washington. While the Northern
people were talking about a ninety
days' war, the Texans thought it
it hardly worth while to start odt,
as the war would be over before
they could get a chance to strike a
blow. But to the story, which is
best given in the language of the
newspaper man himself:
"Just before dark one afternoon,
we passed a comfortable looking
farm-honse, the owner of which was
busily engaged, with a very anxious
expression of countenance and a
long pole, in driving a number of
pigs under the house. The im
pression that forced itself upon us,
on observing this conduct was
that he thought the pigs would be
safer and last longer, as far as his
selfish wants were concerned, un
der his immediate supervision, than
in any place where we could get at
them. One of my comrades who
was trudging along by my side,
Bob Beasley, a proud, high-strung,
sensitive fellow, but as honest,
nevertheless, as the day is long,
was stung to the quick by the ao
tion of the farmer; and ia;rning to
me, Bob said, "That is an insult to
our sacred cause and to every hon
est man in the regiment. Let us
resent it. Let as teach this man to
respect us. Let's go back there tA
night and steal one of his darns
old hogs, to show him that we
won't stand any of his sinuations."
-I saw that Bob's feelings were
hurt by the ungenerous conduct of
the rustic and endeavored to calm
him down but in vain. His blood
was up. I agreed to assist him in
wiping out the insult, on condition
that I should have one-half of the
pork. We camped a few miles from
the house, and that night, although
we were very tired, we cheerfully
trudged back to the house where
we had seen the farmer trying to
steal the pigs from us. We quietly
called a councilofwar and agreed up
on a campaign plan, It was thought
best not to make any unnecessary
noise, as It might induce the far
mer to come out and still further
irritate us. All we really wanted
was the hog. Bob Beasley was to
crawl through the hole under
the house and drive the hogs
out, because he was more familar
with the habit of hogs than I was.
I was to assume an offensive posi
tion, with a club, at the outside of
the hole, and as soon as a hog
came out I was to stun him
witha blow, after whiqhhe was to
be despatched and carried to cap.
Bob crawled in on all-fours and
pretty soon I heard a hog scramb
ling toward the hole. I drew back
my club; and just as the porker
came through the hole I gave him a
tremendous blow. Bob Beasley
gave a grunt for he was the hog.
I had only dislocated -his shoulder
instead of knocking his brains out.
The farmer, it seems, had added in
sult to injury by removing his hogs
from under the house. He did not
thnk they were safe even there.
"hBob expressed himself very for
cibly. He used language to me
which no soldier should use to a
comrade. He was evidently much
disappointed at not finding the hogs
under the house. In the excite
ment of the moment I spoke em
phatically in a low tone of voice of
what I thought of the conduct of
the fanner. I had a .'good notion
to inform the colonel of our regi
ment, and have the agriculturist im
prisoned as a traitor. I should cer
tainly have denounced his treach
ery, but I was afraid that if I said
anything about the affair our mo
tives for trying to kill the hog might
have been misconstrued. I volun
teered to carry Bob Beasley to
camp on my back, which was only
two or three miles off. I would not
have volunteered if Beasley. had
not given me his solemn word of
honor that he would assassinate
me if I did not carry him cheer
When I got to camp I had ac
quired a permanent curvature of the
spine which Is one of the offerings
I cheerfully laid upon the altar of
my country. Our devotion to prin
ciple was not appreciated by our
comrades who would jeeringly call
out r*How is your hog?" whenever
we passed along the line. From
that hour I instinctively felt that
the cause of the confederacy was
hopeless."-[From "On a Mexican
Mustang through Texas," by Ed
itors of Texas Siftingjs.
IT is not exactly polite to refer
to a deceased person as your warm
Write on your heart that e'sey
day is the best day in the year.
Love depends on the loving, and,
notoan the loved.
de m, each - 'r
Debe olemaadvea3ei ee per ee
etrapee, sazerates per aqaare as ordbin"n_a
8peiINotes. in Localeona==Iseems
Adver ntaso ms(tt m arked i k s aanm .
bere ornsertions winibe kept insDin mi
Special contracts made with I sdier
ti ers. with liberldedactioasonabove tes
DONE WITH NEATNES8 AND DIBPA
COLVaciA, S. C.,
To the Sekool Commisner of
SIR :-Copies of the Text Book
adopted for use in the Public
Schools of this State are sent you
by mail. This a ->ption will re.
main in force for five years from
September 4th, 1883, unleschanged '
by authority of the Legiulature.
Please distribute the lists
the several Boarda of Truatees
your County. Additional copie '
will be furnished on appliction
By an Act of Legislature it is
made unlawful to use, in the Publie rt
Schools, any Text Books other than
those adopted by the State Boeal
of Examiners. School Commis
sioners and school offeers generaly
are urged, therefore, to enforce as
far as practicable the use of the
prescribed books. The followng
resolution has been adopted by the
State Board of Examiners:
Resoltved, That the examinatia
of Teachers before County Boards
of Examiners shall include a see
of questions upon the Theory and
Practice of Teaching; and that;
"Methods of Teaching,* by John
Swett, and "Art of Sodool 3fanago.
ment," by J. Baldwin, be recom
mended as books of reference.
In compliance with the terms of
this resolution, the examinati n
papers for January, 1884, will inw:V
elude a series of questions upon hed
Theory and Practice of Tea
Please take sudh action .asuy 4
seem to you most effective to
quaint the teachers of your C :o
with this requirement of the State .,
Board, in order, that they maybe -
prepared to stand the ezaminatiea.
State Superintendent of Edna,
LIsT OF TEXT BOOEs
Adopted for use in the Pabli -
Schools of South Carolina for the
term of five years from September
Readers - Appleton's, McGe.
fey's, Reynolds', Swinton's.
ular Science Reader, Shepherd
Historial Reader, Johonnot's4ieo
graphical Reader, Appleton's Beud~
Histories-Davidsons Histor ("
South Carolina, Derry'sUn~
States, Swinton's Primary Uis
States and Condensed Uis
States, Swinton's Outlines oftUn~
versal History (in two parts.)
Geographies- Appleton's Stan'
Qard Series, Maury's Revised&.K
Sanford's Primary, Sanfords Inter- '
mediate, Sanford's Common Schoel
Analytical, Venable's PracticaL7
Grammars-Sill's Practical Les'
sons in English, with Whitney'.s
Essentials (for highest Clase -
Reed and Kellogs Series. .
Writing Books - Spencerieser
Spellers-Swinton's Word Be y
Swinton's Primer, Swinton's Weid
Primer, Swinton's Word AnalMss
Music-Song Bells, Song Wave,
Agriculture-Lupton's Ele mea
tary Principles of Scientific Agi
NOT A PIG.
"Well, -sir, what'll you have?.
said the waiter, as he brushed the<
crumbs off the table with a napkin,
"Anything else, sir?" "Some'
"With sauce?" "Yes; and a ir
loin cooked rare and some fMed "
"Anything else, sir?" "Green'
corn, baked beans, stewed toma
toes, and-and-a cup of tea;-.
slice of watermelon, a piece off
gooseberry pie, some fruit cake, a f
plate of ice cream and some nuts
"Any pudding, sir?" ."Pudding!
Didn't I order pudding?"
"No, sir." "Well, bring me some
"Anything else, sir?" "Ay
thing else! Do you take me for a
plg?"-New York WYorkl
His Rzvao.-They were riding
up from Wall street ferry in a 'u
He lifted his hat to her in aginger
ly manner, and she bowed with the
coldness of an iceberg.
"Know her?" asked a man at his~
"Know her? Why, I was ,s.
gaged to her lest fall!"
"And What ?"
"And she gave me the bounce
She said she loved m,butah.sh
could not endure the thuh of a
straggle with a French etead
tapestry Brussels carpets. I weal
forth a crushed man, bat -eem
"Why, her father put $15O0@s
in asummer hotel, and. the enam
pany hasn't m~oenough to
wages of the h seitu,f"