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THE CHANGE SEEKER.
BT CALDKR CAXrBKLL.
Who to unknown lands would wander,
Having health aud hope at home7
From the spot where hu abideth
\Y 1 creforc t-hould the happy roam?
Lore?like ivy to the ruin?
Cluiguth where it hath been bred;
Feace of mind forbids ambition,
With its schemes, to vex the head.
'Tis the spirit. disappointed
In its wayward hopei and care.-s
That for novel pleasures seeketh
Foreign thoies and new?de pairs;
Mco'.ing, Death the alien sun lnne,
For the Measures missed ai home,
Pangs that fret the weary body,
Joyd that go, and grief* that come.
"Give mo change! ' the movbul spirit
Calleth, wi'.h a voice that tells
ilow its inner sen e hath sut/eied
From the world's pernicious spells;
"Give me change.-, give me chancer,
Friendships new, and new desire j;
I would blot from memory's page *
'1 houglus that scorch like fever's fires.
"ior the fields where roved my childhood,
(jive me -cene that have no look
Of the garden or die wild wood
\\ here 1 ottidied l'trst Love's book.
.. each tree ihut mid tlio e forests
ave me shelter from the sun;
in their stead plant stronger foliage.
'Neath w bote shades new river.i run!"
So says?the di<appointoi?
Tired and fretted, toured palled;
Wishing still for alterations,
Finding fears that come uncalled.
Those who have no wirh to wander
(Lapped in ea=o, and rich in health)
Look with wonder at the longings
That can ne'er be quenched by wealth.
There is sorrow in the knowledge
That the gayest heart may find,
Ere the head hath gathered Know drif.
Fresh desire* to haunt the mind;
But the loved, the loving, healthy,
Hold alone contents true gem;
What they know, and what they live in,
Thin U nil the world to them.
Frotn the Chambers (A1h.) Tribune.
JIM WILKINS AND THE EDITORS.
BY T'OTHER ONE.
ft respectfully dedicate the subjoined
reminiscence to the junior editor of the
Montgomery Flag and Advertiser. It
buret in upon my memory, the other
morning, while reading a pungent poliii1
?\? > tnlu Amo no T on*\
% -? ui 14ui\> n iiivii Vimmiuvu, no a au|;|;voed,
from his pen.]
Du.ing the exciting Presidential campaign
of 1844, there were published in
* thriving village in this State, two political
papers, wilich (as 'twould not he
proper to give the real names,) we will
enll (he "Star" and the "Gazette." The
"Star" was a Democratic sheet; and of
course buttled enthusiastically for Mr.
Polk. The "Gazette," on the other hand,
wis thoroughly Whig, and no more?at
the pe:iod to which we refer?doubted
?MV w? AAVin J VUlJi VIKill lb U1U
th? shining of the sun, or any other 'fixed'
physical fact. These two papers were
iited by gentlemen of about the same
*gc, en I of not dissimilar temperaments.
In fact they hud not strong social proclivities,
and were very good friends ninetenths
of the time; there being only an
occnsioniI interruption of good feeling,
when something rather too 'spicy' appeared
in the columns of one pnper or
the other. These disagreeable things,
however, became more freuuent ns the
p-liticrtl buttle waxed hotter; but even
then, at tbc end of every week, there was
? general HdjuHtment. of-ill pprsonid mutton*?the
boys P'u kwick'd, ?ind?shall I
tell ? generally u'ot gloriously fuddled
together. They both, I believe, do better
nor?, bu! then ':<h, tin: bead iches.
One 8 Hard ly afternoon, ?t tbe end of
a p?rlicul irly spicy week between the
p-ipers?I he Star, having spoken of the
"dam?sk ch^ek of its neighbor," and the
0'.z<?lte having i-torted upon th?* "Bar
ciolphi.m nose" of the Star's cdi or?the
tw gentlemen were *een to enter nn est*HR*hrt<em
where "sugar and waterwith
tht jyrivilige" might be obtained in one
room, and a g?mu of billiards played in
not.ber. They h id hud perchance, an
*phination, in which mutual deel nations
of Pickwick lvid been m ?de. However,
the? went in lovinnrlv. rm in arm,
Walking up to the bar.
" Whnt shall it be ?" asked Sra^
"Cocktail.s," eaid G.i-ette; and '
fitW it wns.
"Here," said Star, touching the rim of
hid companion'* gliss with the bottom of
hi* own ; "here in to the F reetIom of the
Prist, whether the unme advocate the
claims of the exalted patriot timet K.
Polk ; or ttkes ground for the embodiment
of all thnt ia-??"
"Hold on there! You'll he on mv toes
directly, exclaimed the Gazette : "drink
rimnly to the freedom of the Press; tho'
on? would think it was sufficiently ft fret
thiaj already, seeing how many taku the
ptperi without pavinpf for :hem!"
"The freedom of the pre**, hen 1"
"The freedom of the press 1"
ll?vir\^ deposited their cocktails; our
woi tliies ngreed to play n game of billiards !
and passing into the back-room, closcd !
and locked the glass door behind them,
and adjusted the curtain so as to conceal
themselves as mut h as possible. Al;out
the time they lmd done this, Jim Wilkins,
a strong Whig and one uf the Gazette's
subscribers, came in to take a stirrup cup.
Jim was already quite groggy.
"I'll meet you on fair teims, but you
cVmn'f llflfn nil <i?l I'.inlomi " cnlil n. nollo
in a loud, excited tone.
"Well, let's toss up for choice or bull," !
rejoined Star, petulantly?"one of us
must have the broken one."
"What's that ?" atked Wilkin?, in '.be
bar-room, p,5"kinEj up bis ears ; "?iinttb;;t
tbem eddyturs> ?"
"It's no business of yourp," replied tbe
bar-keener to Jim : "tbev'ie onlv rettlintf
I *??"' * ?
same pnvntc business.
"It is my business," said Jim, efigerly,
nnd lie pressed closely to the door, to
he >r move distinctly?"it is my business!"
' Go it, Guzette! I'm xvV ye! Brll* or no
balls! Sticks or knives ! Fight hi n cnny
way he wonts to!"
C'l 'ck lnck went the billinrd b.'H*.
"Thm I took you, you red-mouthed
locofo!" exel timed Ga2e:te triumphantly.
"Stand up to him, my little eoon!"
shouted Jim?''them'sthe licks! Hoorow
for Heniv Cy 'y of Kentucky ! Open the
! door. or I'll o..st it down ! F; ir nl iv!" !
"If you'll ever leave nic a cannon," si.id
S'a", with fueling, /I'll give you tin* devil."
"Cannons or pocket pistols ! Fight liim
enny way he uants my orownin* Claybird
!" roared Jim, almost phrenzied?
"Keep still you jackass5," said the barkeeper;
"they don't want your interfe -
"You'll run out your stiing before I 1
gut another licit," said Star.
"I'll 1* if lie ever runs." shmited
i the excited Wilkin-s?"ef he docs I'll cut
his tluo t myself. Stand ur, my little
vi"Cf tail, 'tell I git in ?< yon." Jim vioI'
.ly shoved the door, and the bar keeper
collared him ; whereupo , there was a
considerable scuffle, Jim shouting, ".Mick
to him, little one?draw your Knif ?
All this while the clacking of the ball-*,
and the frequent violent exclamations of
the players, confirmed Wilkins* illusion
that a fight growing out of politics, was
going on. But he could not release himsell
from the grasp that held him.
At length the Gazette exclaimed .
"I give in?whipped ! let's liquor!"
The whole expression of Jim's countenance
changed?his struggling ceased.
" What's that?" he asked, in a low,
"Your man's whipped," as the reply
of the hnv-keeper, to humor the juke.
Mr. Wilkins walked away f:om the
door, nutl took ;i position in the middle of
the room, with folded arms. Presently
the edi'ors enme out, urd instantly decanters
and glasses were in requi-iton.
As they were about to drink, Wilkins
stepped up, and attracting the attention
"Stop Jim Wilkins' paper," said he.
"Very good," was the rcplv.
Urn*. ...oll"*'l ?U.. -1 ... J .1 ... 1 '
uiui 11 (iiiv w ui mi- uour aiiu men wai- |
"Stop mv paper?you understand."
"Certainly. But you seem excited ;
what's to pay ?"
"It's wi'll enough," returned Jim, white
with rage and indignation ; "it's well e*
iiough after all's said and done, for you
to ax me what's to pay ! But I can tell
Vftll f Tn l.lir* flicf nn'l nla.m * ".?
let that feller," pointing to Star, "whip
yo.i like ft ! In the second place
you hollered like a dog, and then you
treated to pit friends again ! I say, slop
my paper! I won't read :?rter no si-.-h a
cowardlv, no 'count, sow-pig of ijt eddytur!"
And Jim took himself off in high
j "The freedom of the Press forever !"
shouted the Stnr.
"Forever!" responded G izeMe.
And the frolic the hovs held that Siturday
night, was a regulir old fashioned
affair. For a month afterwards, you
might have squee. nl brandy out of the
| pores or either, as you do the juice out of
j a fresh orange.
THE FLY ON THE CHARIOT
The Yankee 131 ide says: There are
some li'.tle fellows in the wo*Id who fancy
that they have a tinker in the production
of every hig pie with which they are
thrown into juxta-position. Some Ratirilist,
who has no great reverence for
JjiMiputhns, thus amplifies the old fable.
( f the fly on the chniiot wheel for their
"Put on the steam! T nm in h**?t<*.'
cries n sivijl that has cept into a R iilrond
Car. 'CVnok itagain, mv good fellow!'
ejacul itcs a flv who has lit n the fold-, of
a thunder cloud. 'What a piocligious
reverberation" 8 iys ft woodpecker tap-|
nirior 11 linllniu feno /m ili? -
Nhgttrn. ' t fear my house will he
shaken down,' muttora a moure us the
walla of the cathedral shake wi h the
throes of nn earthquake. 'What n d< >:1
of observation wo excite,' sava a humble
hoe huzzing along in the trail ol a comet.
'We leave the very ocean Kplit asiihdor!'
exclaima a perch durtmg wong 1:1 tl.e |
wake of n whale. 'ilury me with my
face to the foe!' ciies a cockroach dying
in the h?ttle of the Nile. 'What along
shadow I oast!' hoots iin owl gazing nt tin
Pflihso ni' llir? Klin. ' yi'.P snnils of vinln.
ry!' screams a hardy hawk, pouncing on
an elephant struck by lightning."
Every now and then, at regular intervals,
wo come, in the papers, upon an
elaborate table, stating anu making known
to us the immense sum we might realize
by foregoing cigars and tobacco, or mint
juleps, or something else in the smril! expendi:u?c
line; in other words, \v? arc
told it we should liiy by sixponcc n day
and put it out at interest for forty years,
wo might conic into possession at about
the time we were sixty or seventy years
old of some twenty or thirty thousand
dollar*. Tlrs is certainly a very agreeable
prospect for enterprising young men;
but it has one or two little drawbacks
worth noticing. In the first place, the
the little pioblem we refer lo requires a
successful solution that the sixpence
aforesaid shoulJ be invested at compound
inteiest. Now, we are not acquainted
?? iiii oiij utiiin, uiwiwi, vi \ji hvi lwi | yiution
or gentleman in the money business
who has mack* arrangement to take sums
of that amount on deposit. lfwecould find
a stock jobber of an extraordinaiy imrgina
tio , a little hard up for a diink, we
might pc: hnps persuade him to accept a
loan of that >ize; but how it is to be effected
in the o-dini.v course of dealing we
are not sufficiently familiar with the market
to lto iust at tic element time. In
tie second place, the tables in question
so accurately pepared, go upon ti.e ingenious
supposition that man is especially
cmstiucted for a sixpenny savingmnchine,
and that the gratification of his
nttMtrr.l functions is an idle and foolish
and idle perversion of the oiiginal design.
To save sixpence. a day it is taken for
rjrnn'ed is the >ole end and purpose of his
leing. If he had been formed of wood
or east i'on or sheet tin, like a child's
money box, this would be an exceedingly
pl.iusible theory; but ns he happens to
have ;i heart, n pulse, n tongue, and two
or three other lively appliances, he is very
apt to fo get the necessity of laying by
sixpence a day and clapping nn extinguisher
on all his frailties nnd enjoyments,
while the investment is accumulating at
compound interest in some imaginary
and impossible bank.
Wovn wo rl t c nncor] r\ rl Ar?l fn U am
our profound and fur sowing table-makers,
we should humbly suggest, that
most men would like to have a little return
for their economy fomc time this
ride of seventy, when we would suppose,
according to the Psalmist's computation,
that promissory personal notes drawn
upon this world are very likely to run
out. To have twenty thousand dollars
just when you don't, want it is neither
t mercantile nor religious, nor say even
r*/myimr*n . un^n* Jt tcn't
vwii.iim/ii . \ i?.-v , ?v ioii v lwuu ii ur?u?i iiu; y nri
(her for the present nor the next world,
thrift is very well in its way; without
economy of some kind or other no man
can make sui c of a day's peace or happiness,
but vague and impracticable propositus
for saving, like those oft-repeated
alcul itbns of tho newspapers, are likely
to bring discredit on everything in the
n unc <ii ruiMiwiny. ov presenting impossible
and unbusinesslike stntements they
discourage the young from the very
idea of prudence, and drive them abroad
into a still freer indulgence in the very
expenses they are meant to warn them
from. Figures, as a great philosopher
once said, do sometimes make awful blun
\ How TO OUT UP A llow WITH YOt'U
j Yvifi:.?Take her to the theatre. Select
I v i ft vHiv.ii ^11 I ill IIIU iiiniMj HI1CI KtTp
I your lorgnette pretty constantly fixed on
I her. Remark to your wife that that is
the style of beauty you admire. Wife
will get fidgety and cross. Observe
what an odd tiling it is, no woman can
bear to be told of anybody being prettier
than herself. The row will thus be put
in good train, and you can make it more
or less strong, as you please. Second
plan.?Wait until your wife is at her toilet,
preparing to go out. She will be
s-'UfC to ask you if her h< nripf i-s
? - " " ' *' 'ft""
Rernaik that the lives of nine-tenths of
women nrc passed in thinking whether
their bonnets are atrnight, seasoning the
observation with a general pojiesnf reflections
on the whole sex ns being n set
of drcHbV humbugs, nr.d winding up with
a remark, that you never saw but one
^ii 1 who had any common penso about
lie.-. Wife will nsk who thnt was. You
with a sigh reply "Ah! never you mind,"
Wife will ask why you did not mum' her
then. You #ny abstractedly "Ah! why
indeed?" The ?ow i< wifely under weigh.
Tlvfcl plan. Tell your wife that vou are
! goffig to Pan-* for u month. 8ho will
| ask to accompany you. Reply that it is
out of tin: question you arc going upon
bu-iress. Wife will u?k what business.
Answer ihat it is a secret which I urn not
justified in revealing. Wife will t<ay
"Ah! a pretty ort of business, that you're
afiiul to tell your ^ife of." Do you
now keep silent, and the lady wi.l finish
v/^riuuvil u, ^vuillg up II !W l"Tself.
Speeciimakino.?it is well known nil I
men arc not "orators as Brutus" wan, and
some men of fine talents have been found '
[ utteily wanting in the gift of speech maI
Inner Snmn nf tlwi i?Mivnnlc nvn lotirrliiiuf
t>- ?" j * ??< %? Q
lit Gen. Taylor's attempts upon the rostrum,
hut he is not the only distinguished
man v?ho hr.s mode a bad list of speechmnking,
as the following anccdote proves:
When the chivalrous Hull broke the
sp?U of England's supremacy on the oeean,
bv the capture of the Gueniere, on
his return to port he was complimerted
by the citizens of Boston with a public
dinner. The cloth beir.g removed, after
a few preliminary toasts, came that to the
honor of the captain "Our gallant guest,
who bus securcd to himself a n;\n:e and
a praise anions his eountrvmcn, and add
ed terror to the courtesy of his oountrv's
flag." The toast was drunk with enthusiasm,
and then nil was quiet.
A friend, sitting next to the gallant captain,
said, "Sir, we are waiting for your
fpeech." "A speech !" said the chivalrous
but modest Hull, "I can't make one?I
don't know." A gentleman on the onpo
m u muu sji uiu iuuiu I'xcimmeu, auuiuiy,
"Sir, you arc in for a speech. Don't you
see that the President i* wailing for your
mspomc to the tousts ?" The noble tar
rose up jind sjiid :?"Mr. President, the
gentlemen round me say that you and the
other gentlemen aio waiting for me to
miike a speec' Sir, I never mndc one
in my life. I enn't do it, sir. I don't
know how, fir. By , I'd ro<hcr Jiyht
the battle over again than try it f"
Pwcdations vpon the Mails.?Since
ti c thinning of Juno, says (he New
oi k Sun, there lms been robbed from
mnils between Batavia nml Rochester, in
draftsand eertificates of deposits S-l.ftOO.
The Bank of Geneva alone has lost in
that way $n.500. A large amount of
money has also Icon abstracted from letters
going oast from Duffalo.
AT PUBLIC SALE,
At Pickens Court House.
u I uitLiiili ur lilt tUllli Uf tQl'I U'i
On the. first Tuesday nftcr the fifth
Monday in October next, several tracts
of valuable Land, appertaining to the
Estate of the late J. E. Colhoun, lying
on the Twelve Mile and Keowoc Rivers,
in thi? nieghlorhcod of Pendleton Yil
Inge, to wit:
Trnct No. 2, containing 524 ncrcs, on
the Western side of Twelve Mile River,
on the road lending from Pendleton Villnge
to PicVens Couil House, adjoining
the lands of J. and E. Laurence, F. N.
Garvin and others.
Tract No. 4, 432 acres, on the Eastern
side of Twelve Mile /?iver, (called tin
Saw Mill tract,) adjoining lands of John
Tn'Ct No. 5, 134 acres, adjoining the
snme, Z. Powers and others, and ah o on
the public road.
Tract No. 0, ?>4 8 acres, the centinl
Tract No. 7, 4 2G acres, adioin:ng lands
of J. IF. Crawford, J. C. Calhoun and
Tract No. 8, 201 acres, will in 2 1-2
miius ui x enuu'ion village, najouung
lands of Afrn. J. P. Lewis, S. Mavciick
Tract No. 9, (Wnugh Branch tract)
220 acres, lying on the Eastern fide of
Twelve Mile, containing tome of the
most valuable low gi omuls, loth on the
River nnd Waugh Branch, to Le found in
the upper country.
The above Lands arc well known to
be valuable and advanUigeomly situated,
and particulaily adapted to the culture
Terms of pale will bo a ( redit of One,
Two, and Three years, to be Fccuicd by
bonds and mortgages on'he place?, with
interest from date.
In tl;e meantime applications forpiivatc
sale will be received by the Administratrix
1 " ------
BI. M. COLIIOUN.
Sept. 22. 1849. 19-5w
Cheap (18 the Cheapest!
The subscriber respectfully informs
11. AJ--1 1 - "
ins iiienas una me pxibhc gencrnlly.thnt
he is receiving nt short intervals n
HANDSOME SELECTION OF
Hnrrtwart4 Sc Cutlery,
CROCKERY AND GLASS WARE,
Drugs anrl Medicines,
Arc. fijc Are
All felectcd expressly forthis mmketnnd
will bo sold poitively n chenp ns the
cheapest for cash,
8. R McFALL.
Pickens C. IT., S. C. )
Mny 18, 1819. f 1 tf
Application will he miule at the next
session of the LegMnture for ii Charter
fft.- jAnLSn'u T 1- *>J_- -
? v?....... o * vii uii iu^uu iviver, o
miles below Jnrrett's Tbidpeon tho rond
lending from Pickena C. II. to Carnsyille,
?S'ept. 8, 1840. 1780) '
Will be cold at the late residence of J.
P. Arcliei, deceased, near Pickens\ille,
on Tuesday 13th November neit, all the
personal pioperty of wiid deceased; consisting
of Four Negioes, Cattle, Hogo,
iT? 1.1? ft..,.. TIT! *
VUI II ttliU 1 UUUCI j VUlf? ft IlVillf 1,111 Ir
jind Oxen, Curryr.ll mid Harness, Household
Furr.ituie and Kitchen Utent-ils:
and other articles loo tedious to mention;
on a credit of twelve months for all sums
of and over three dollars, with interest
from date, with note and approved secuiity?under
three dollars, cash.
B. F. MAULD1N, Adm'r.
Sept. 14, 1849.
AW persons having demands against the
Estate are lequested to hand them in,
legally proven; all indebted are requested
to make immediate payment.
B. F. M.
J A MVS GEOBGE,
Jtfcr chant Tailor,
Would respectfully inform his fiiendi
ami the public generally, that he has on
hand a Fine Variety of
BROAD CLOTHS, CASIMERK8,
Sat inkts, Tweeds, Kentucky Jeans, ac
An Assortment of Ready-made
which he will sell cheap for Cash.
The public are invited to call and ex
nmine ins block, before purchrsing else
TickcnsC. H Maj' 25, 1849.
LAND FOR SALE.
The subscriber having more Lnnds
than he enn cultivate, offers for .?jile a
vnlunb'a Plantation situated in P ekers
District, on Fuller's Cieek, wateis of
Conneross. eontj;inir.ir rton ?/?? /.
. - p. ".guv
150 of which is cleared and mostly fiesh,
?there is n laigc quantity of lottom
land ditched and drained. The Plnntntion
is good tillnblf and pioducth*
ground, as any in the up*countty, urdor
good fenWrand in a high state of cullivation.
On the premises is a good Dwelling
House, Kitchen, Negio Howe, Colon
Gin and Thrashing Machine, and all
necessaiy out buildings.
He will also sell 272 acres of Woodland
lying near the nhove tract, shunted
near one road lending from Pickens C* II.
to C'arnsville, On., byway of Bachelor's
ixiiiui, in*: oim-i iojiu icauing irom
Andersonvillc to Claifcmlle, Gn., both
londs running through llie t*net. On
said tract is a small improvement; the
balance well timbered land?the greater
por?ion of it good farming land.
Persons desiiing to puichefe would do
well to cnll and judge for themselves.
7erms made to suit purchasers. Apply
THOMAS W. IIAUBIN.
August 25, 1840. 14? tf
Application will lie mndc :it the ncx
Session of the Lfgiilatutc, for n Charter
for n Turn-pike Hood fiom Pickens C. H.
through Jocnsfce Valley to t'.ie HHiite
September 1, 1849.
[comtao Zinck.] [IT. Hvciifp.
The subsetit ers have entered into Copartnership
in the Cadinet Making Bteiness;
and will keep constantly on hrr.d
a vmiety of Bureaus,' Sideli^ni'ds,
Tallies, fancy or plain.
Together with a general assortment ol
plain Fumituie, which they will pell low
Furniture of any dorctiption
mndc to order with neatness and dispatch,
*viui jMHTH id Mm me nnricp.
Repiiiiing dono nt. fhort notice.
ZINCK & HUGHES.
Pickens C. H., July 21, 1849. 10
I, Nnnoy Cantrej), wife of John Cnntrell,
n farmer ift.i(JingJ^, Pickens District,
So. Co., do hereby give notice of
my intention to tq?de 0#,n Sole-Trader,
nnd to exuroue nil die piivileges of n
Frec-Dealtgr ?$ftor /.expiration of one
month-fwfm thto notice.
A Frtik ZoJV <??><'* Sho**>
Jioystfkb $*4ies and ftTwmJ?lipj?r?
and ^49$' Gmt's and LaQk&tJSad- ?
r dr%?S^rhi.PSl ***&
Iron, CaifOmfWlMtyailt, rhcapf6r cdth.
Toget'supply of Dr. D.
Jnyncs' FnniW|WWtoeK; Dr. Rogers'
| Compound 8yr|?^|j||^rwort and Tnr;
Jew David's Hvl^HB^tcr or Pain
As an inducement the
subscriber will take for
Goods, Beeswax, Tallow,
o:.t r ir t..i.. ii iain ?. '
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