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KEOWKK COl I! I ER
ROB'T. A. THOMPSON, Editor.
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PICKENS C. If., S. C.:
Saturday Morning, June 20, 1857.
Wo liavo on hand two or throe Article
for publication, which nlinll appear nex
week. An obituary, over the signature o
4'G." is withheld, hecaueo it was not ao
<companiod by tho name of the writer.?
This is n wliolesomo rule, ami or?o tbnt w<
cannot consistently violate.
44 X," over in another oolumn, rolatoi
Bomethingof a chicken story; which, but foi
bis vouching, we could not very well af
ford to entertain seriously ! Uowboit, as
tho comet and circus havo both given ui
tho "dodge," it is perhaps tho next besi
novelty aflont, and, wero wo not up t<
our eyes" in Equity reports and hriofs, w?
might appropriately enough say, " crow
Chnnmnn. o.mw !" Ttm u nn.lnf
r-~?, J "?
circumstances," we can't?absolutely won't
It might be too much for his Shanghaitin^,
and, as it clearly comes witbiu tht
palo of ''good conscience," it is ordered
that it bo referred to friond Moors, of tin
Carolinian, and that he bo authorized tc
enquire and report as to whether or no!
tho Shanghai aforesaid was tho croaturo ol
a certain egg, bearing tho inscription ol
"Tako heed, time is short," that was laia
on his editorial tablo previous to tho predicted
advent of iho said comet! and thai
be have leave to sit on the?^aso at leisure,
and report, without "special matter,'
<af/hor baf?rc or after tho dog-days set in !
commissions are Romeas
both cases are r>t>r
1 111 I tho two for convenience
may bo considered together. If one doet
tiot afford flesh, the other may fowl!
New Poat Office.
A new post office?" Nine Times"?
has been established in this district, and
Mr. J. R. McKisnbv appointed Postmaster.
This office is located in tho north-western
portion of tho district, and takes its name
from a creek, which, iu its devious windings
in a romantic section, crosses tho public
highway "nine times" in n very short
. distance. This stream is, wo Imlievn,sometimes
called Littlo Eastaloo ; but we think
n should be allowed to retain the mort
appropriate name of Nine Times. Espe
oiiilly, as near by another larger and beautiful
stream?Eastatoe?flows down from
its wild and mountainous source througli
a large and fertile valley, on to the Keoweo
A Venerable Relick.
A friend has handed (is a large, ouriously
shaped ring of pure gold,which was found
\ty ik'^ru. umivs auuvt; mis i>iacc\ 01
Keowee riv.-v, near Gap Hill, whero was
fought, in tho days of tho Rod Man, a well
contested banle with tho Pale Faces. The
ring bears on its outside, in perfectly legible
italic capital letters, this inscription
"\V?. o b, 8 June, 1757, 19.*
A short distance from where the ring wni
pickcd up, is tho ruins of old Fort George
whoso precincts, in iho olden time, wer<
alike crimsoned with the blood of the whiti
man and tho savage. Perchanco tho possessor
of this ting, in one of tho many dead
ly contests, which blenched bones now tc
be seen fully attest, lost his life, and it hm
shared tho fate of his dust till now At
least, it i? ft curious centenarian, wbo?
supposed history i? suggestive of love, wai
and characteristic romance. It has beer
left with ua for the inspection of the ouii
ous in such matters.
We have from tiuie to time spoken o!
the spirit of improvement and enterprise
apparent in our neighboring towns and
the Dist iict generally. It is s greater pleasure,
however, to speak of improvement ir
our or 'st, more especially as it is the fliai
for years. I)r. J. N. Lavbkncs is erecting
(Ka mr.oi eiiln K?> nuKIwi aAitnvA *
vu HIV " uuv Hiuw VI Uiy |/ut/nv V| f
commodious building for mercantile pur
pose* It will b? completed in a slior
time. Will not our citizens generally g<
to work a.if improve tbeir buildings am
ground*? A very small outlay of capital
with somo labor and industry, would adc
much to the comfort, convenience mid ftp
pcaranco of the place.
By-the-way, what has become of thonev
hotel enterprise 1 That we are greatly ii
need of such a building none will deny
Who will put the ball in motion again 1
Brig. Gen. J. \V. Harrison has resigne<
bis oiFico of Brigadier General of this Brig
nde. (Juo. Smith, as will bo aeon by ail
vcrtinemeiit in anollter oolitmo, has orderei
an election to fill ?he vacancy.
Dicatii or a Mim-ioxaiuk.?Coin. Johi
C. Stevens died of enlargement ot the Iienri
at bis residence in Hoboken, on June lOtl
aged 72 years. He leaves properly (0 th<
?iD0URt of KWRl roillioos.
The United States Senate.
| In times of imminent publio peril tli
people appear instinctively to turn to thi
. ] illustrious body of sages for safety, a:id tbi
r. feeling, honorable altko to their head an
? heart, gave rise, in our ofi-repoated seetioi
? al controversies, when hopo in everythin
elso had died oUt, to tbo patriotic wntcl;
word?" Look to tbo Senate I'* Hrivin/j
then, the confidence of tho people, allhougl
1 its moat. Krillifinf liirlita !>?? ?
I none but our ablost, purost, anil most pat
3 t riotio public men should be elected to tb
1 I U. 8. Seoato, and all parly feoiing and pre
f. judice should be laid aside in the selectior
- j Tho death of Judge Butlku, which ha
- been mourned throughout tho country asi
a I great public calamity, has created a vacan
| oy, and already.many names havo beensug
'' gested in conncction with tho succcssior
r! Those of Col. Onn, Gen. Gadsden, Col. 1*
i w. pickkns, Judge witmkkb, Ex-Gov. J
?! II. IIammokiv Col.
*! lor Daroan, Col. C/uk8hut, Col. KRirram
! Mr. Boycb, have been approvingly men
> tioncd, and others will doubtless follow.
J Ex-Oov. Hammond is, in our opinion, tin
i ablest man in the State, but from his tola
I indifference to public affairs of late years
. he has impaired greatly his usefulness, nn(
probably could uot bo elected. There ar<
> other reasons, unnecessary to be given, thai
I would influence us. Col. Oru, our imme
?I diate Uepresentative in Congress, is oui
> [ first choice. He has the ability, and is j
t practical, sagacious man, thoroughly im
f bued with tho State rights doctrines of the
f Palmettos*,' nnd full of wisdom and patri
f olio State pride. Tho Slate would bono!
"herself in honoring him.
Several gj^amers havo arrived from Liv
erpool since our last. The cotton markol
' was^liyij with large sales. Breadstuff* hati
advanced. .The political news is not im
purlant. In Parliament, the slave lrad<
' was brought up, whon tho Minister of th<
1 Crown stated that Spaiu had been urgec
to prevent tho importation of slaves iutc
Cuba. The same functionary also announ
ced the rejection of the Dalias-Clarondor
I treaty, but says tbat new conditions bav<
, boen received from YVashingtou, and wor<
i under consideration. It is difficult foi
i Spain and Mexico to arrango tbo difieren
ce? between tbo two government*. Aftei
tbree hours bard fighting io Algeria, tlx
French captured an important point?low
not given. Thirteen hundred bouses hav<
: been burned down In Constantinople, will
i great loss of property and some lives. Po
litico-religious riots have taken place in tlx
principal citics of Belgium growing out o
i anti-Catholic feelings.?Convents, monas
i teries, cottages nnd tbo BUhop's palace hat
' been attacked.?The troops interfered, and
at the latest accounts, order was nearly re
. London, May 30.?Some excitemen
was created here by the announcement o
' nil i? ft no Lr An nn 1 **
? v?? <?u m&twiiniit rrssvi !i
? the road-stead of Belle Isle by a Frencl
| war brig. The JSnglisb vessel was bounc
( from Bordeaux to Liverpool, nnd wns com
pelted to come to anchor by contrary winds
and when neglecting to hoist her colors
: tho French vessel tired two blunk cartridge*
' nnd a bnll cartridge, killing an English #ea
j man. The cnse was under consideration bj
? > ri J
An Acceptable Present.
? On last Saturday morning, whilst th<
. dew.was yot sparkling on the grass, and th<
. woodland songster tuning his merry notei
> in utiiaon with his beautiful surroundings
i our "bachelor latch" was lifted by a smni
t African imp, bearing a waiter with a spot
! less covering. Ho muttered something
r about a " birth-day present," and vanished
i Raised the covering and drew forth a beau
| tiful boqnot, ttponkiug everything that wa:
pleasant. Then a cake of good propor
tionc, and delicious to the taste. Though
f we were in luck ! Looked for the comet
, but no oomot camo. Slraugo that things
I 1 us well as men, will disappoint people! A
.' h seasonable Lour, friend* dropped in?the]
, ( were pleasant. We tasted tho cake am
I, ' smiled" together?temporary of course
Birth-days crowd upon each other quickl;
i now-A-days, but we were consoled with th
reflection that one of tho "fairest of th
t fair" had caused this one to pass mot
> pleasantly?you have n thousand thanks
| Looked for the comet again ! but came t
t the conclusion that tho Kbow*k wdu!
i vii>n in numerous patrons many more time
. before its advent. 80 mute it be 1
South Carolina College.
v The recent difficulty in the South Cttrr
1 lina College will most probably prove c
' incalculable benefit to that institution, an
the State at Inrge. The Hoard of Trustee
met, and, m wo learn from the Carotiniw
3 the following is their action :
That this Board having heard at larg
. the statement of the President of the Co
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I K^u, iwu VI DillJr niviiivm Ul iu? rAGUir
are of opinion dial there is n<? issuo of r<
raelty made by (be proceedings which ba?
n called together thi? Hoard ; that (bey ei
i operate the Pre?id?nt from any impulatlo
' upon bis character, and heroty expro<
1 tbeh TOfifidenee in hi# purity *nd integrity
8 The following resolution# were also ?doj
That this Board perceivea no grounds for
o : any charge affecting tho honor or integrity
;s of any one of tho Professors of this Col lego.
That it is expedient to make essential
modifications in tho educational systoiu of
" tho South Carolina College, that tho curl
r ionium of studies bo so expnnded as to reg
quire many more pr<*fyssorsor sutiooU.?
That the selection of tho schools be optional
on tho part of tho applicants for Coljj
11 That a oommittco of five bo appointed
r, under tho above resolution, and that they
. report to the Board in November next.
Tho following gentlemen constitute tho
committee : Wm. C. Preston, C. G. Mem'*
minger, R. W. Barnwell, D. F. Perry, S.
s That this Board " deem it necessary to
? tho interests of tho Collegia" to rn-nrornniri-.
w a" ? * " ""O*"*",MV
the government, and that tho President and
Professors bo requested forthwith to resign
'* thoir offices.
i. On this resolution tho vote was 15 to 8.
In accordance with this resolution, the
President and Professors all tendered their
resignations at the evening meeting, which
1 liallots were then lind for several profos
sorships, and tho following gentlemen were
re-elected to those previously held by them:
Prof. John Leconto, Prof. Joseph Leoonte,
Prof. J. Rivers. Rev. Wbiteford Smith was
oleoted Professor of Sacred Literature. Mr.
? L. McCandless, of Camden, was elected Pro*
I feasor of Roman Literature. The ^rofesj
sorship of Logic and Metaphysics, and that
L of History and Political Economy, wcro left
to be filled in September next.
It w?9 also determined that the Faculty
r be authorized and icqueated to appoint from
! their number a Chairman to discharge the
duties of President until the next meeting
of the Board.
' Thai the exorcises of this College be sus'
pended until the first of October next, end
r that immediate notice be communicated to
A committee of three was appointed to J
address the citizens on the state and ie-or*
ganizatioa of the College.
This groat Southern staple ie ngaiti look*
ing up, and is quoted in Charleston at
fourteen and a half cents per jwund!
Pennings and Clippings.
AnvEimBKMRNT8.? I)r. Green in receiving
New Goods and li'ysh Groceries?gee
his advertisements. Dr. Sharpo makes a
positive call for money due him?heed if.
Attention is also directed to the advertisement
of Messrs. Leavoll <fc White, of Andordou.
Lectures.?Judge O'Neall recently delivered
an address 011 the u Law Benoh"
j of the State ; and, on Tuesday 6th instant, j
j I<a Ipattirml on " <~!)>sincory Bench."?
They are vory interesting and will bo published.
f Elected.?Clarko, black repnblioan, has
- been clccted U. S. Senator from Xuw llauip
1 shire, for six years.
' Large Bear.?Mr. N. M. Garner, says
the Kingstreo Star, tilled a bear in Will
liamsburg district recently, which weighed
f 375 pounds.
j M Doo War."?The Mayor of LiuicasI
ter, Pa., has declared war against all unmuzzled
dogs found running at large. In
' Philadelphia thu "dog warM ia b?ing vigor- i
ou*ly prosecuted. Sheep owners aro also
. complaining with us.
f "" *
Vv itiidrawn.?By an almost unanimous
vote, the Baptist Assodath n of Virgina on
Monday resdTvcd to withdi ?v thoir countenance
and support from he American
Tract Society, in con?*qucncu of its recent
action in relation to the ulavury question.
t V '
A Pleasant Family Party.?On the
1st inst.. a innn. rAHItliniv nnnr Minn Ifill
, a '
Gap, Ph., vvliilo amusing bitnself at the
mauly past lime (>i tearing bis wife, whs
' sliot and seriously injured with a pistol in
* the hand* of bis son. who is quite a lad.
t IIioh Pines.?Corn meal is selling In
1 Staunton, Va., at 1(1.25 perbushel, potatoes
$1, butter 25 cents, and other things in prot
' vvourii Winning.?A. ni^in of cock*
* was foughtat Memphis,'Tonnessee, Inst week
'* for $12,500?which was won b Nick W.
r Arrington, of Nash county, N C.
0 VICTIM8.?Spiritualism claims two more
1 suicides. George Sliles, of Milford, Wis.,
j shot himself thiough the heart last week;
0 and a day or two afterwards his uncle, Win.
j Stiles, stabbed himself with the shank of a
s hsy fork. Both of them were spiritualists
and alike died martyrs to their fuith.
Mail to California.?The I'oit Office
>* Department has contracted with James E.
Jiirob, of Sacramento, to carry the mail
from Sun Antonio, Tex a* to San Diego, Cal58
ifornia, semi-monthly, for #150,000 poran?t
,e Tkxas Senator.?Maj; lJcri. McOulfoujty
|. it U rumored, will be a oaodidato for U. S.
^ Senator from Texa*.
-0 Tax its.-?The Tax Collector of Newberry
c- return* the number of nogroea in that div*
* triot at 12,780 ; with n total tax of $11,18
770.20, including l*nd?, b?nk stock, eto.?
The poor tax was $2,895.84, and rond* and
"| bridge#, $1,825.77.
v Vi #i M
Lakuk Imi'oht.?On Monday, 18lli ult.
tlio Cotton arrivnls at Liverpool, many ves
els having been previously detained by un
favorable weather, tfaohed 88,000 bales tlio
largest import for any day recorded.
Clkak as Mud.?A modern nhilosonbcr
has answered tho important query, " What
is (lie canoe of tho potato* rot ?" by declaring
it is to bo attributed to the "rot tater-y
influence of tho earth." IIo lias nrrived nt
this elucidhliuu afiei it minute examination
of many common-taters.
Pitojnga! What a Namk !?Vienna let- I
ters maintain that tho Princess Sidonia, of
Saxony, und not tlio Princess of Hohenzollorn
Sigmaringen, is tho object of Priuoo
Napoleon's visit to Germany. Tho Princess
Sidonia is tho eldest daughter of the i
King of Saxony, and was born in 1834.
Mortality in Nbw York.?Thoro wero
only 372 dentbs in Now York for tho week
ending on Saturday, a deoreaso of o3 on
tho previous week.
IIow to Suddcb Mona.?Tho Alt>nny
Juornal advocates tho employment of IIi o
engines in queling riots, in proferenoo to the
uso of balls and bayonets. This plan, if
followed, would oertainly " throw oo!d wntor'"
upon thij rago of a mob.
I'llV8ician Dkad.?Dr. Thomas Y. Simons,
ouo of the most skillful and extensive
praclitionersof mcdicino in Charleston, died
suddenly on Monday of lust wnolr
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Modrst.?Brigham Young, in a reoent
sermon to hia Morraon dcciplua, remarked:
" I really think that I liavo a great deal
more influence hero than Mose* had among
iho children of Israel.''
Nkuro Stkamno.?Young S. Hobo has
bfcen lodged in Orangeburg jail for negro
stealing. His ncck is good for a hempen
Eli Th.vysr.?This gcntlaraan, who, i
some lime sinco promulgated his plan for j
_w.Ui:?\r:?:_s? r? > .
..uunuuiiK.luj^ 1 WHS III I'arttCrbDUg,
Vu., last week. IIo richly deserves "blickirtg!"
Trm OijUkst Inhabitant.?The Abingdon
Virginian understands jthat t'ere is a
man by ihe name of Jesse, living in New
Garden, llusscll co., who is now 100 years
old. Il is said that on the day he was 100
hundred year# old, ho madu one hundred
Die ATI! of a Vktkicak.?Seth Ingram
died at Matagorda, on the 12th ult., aged
sixty-seven. His life, like those of most old
Texans, whs full of vicissitudes. He was a
volunteer in (lie last war between England
find tho United Stales, and severely wound
ed in the battle of Lundy's Lane.
Ladiks Wanted.?Ladies are v.vir.tod
out West. The recent eensusofSt. Louis
shows a disparity in the sexes of nearly
7,000 in favor of males. By the census of
Iowa, the males ore in a majority by nearly
thirty-four l' ousnnd. Other States arc also
calling for reinforcements of the f.iir sex.
Kiixkd.?Two KnglUhmen had a wrestling
match in a rum shop in Portsmouth, N.
II., last Friday, and one of them, named
Klannegan, who was intoxicated, was thrown
with such violence, his head sti iking a box,
that ho died on the premises.
The Nkw Havrn Ki.kction.?The Democrats
of Hartford fired a salute of thirtyone
guns on Tuesday in honor of the Dem
ocralio victory In New Haven.
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Frric Soil.?In Minnesota territory, a
ln.'tjo mnjoi ity of tho members elect of tho
convention to form ? sUla constitution nre
black republicans. Thus in the brief peiiod
of ft year, we will have nnotber free Stnto in
Dead.-~-E*-Gov. Henry Hubbard, of
tv i'W Hampshire, died in Charleston, on the
Nkw Jon roa Wai.krr.?Tho Western
papers are suggesting Gen. Walker as n
suitable person for Governor of Utah. They
think ho could stand his hnnd with the
Mormon*.. Perhaps he might, though it
would be anything but a "bod of rosea" to
Disnak?ikThe Richmond Whig of
June 4th, ndvises the American parly to
disband, as it can never, the Whig says,
eftect anything at all as a national party.
, MrssiNO.?There is still another mysterious
disappearance up the North river?a
young lady named Tattle, who has been
missing from her'homdih Ashland, Greene
county, New Voik, for a fortnight. On
Saturday fifty men were in search for ber.
candidates in Tennessee have taken
the "stump," and have designated over fifty
places where they purpose making speeches
between (bis and the 6d of Agust. They
will unquestionably buve ? warm time of it.
CaptI'Re or A Noted KouoK|t;-~B.
Manchester, n poled banker who committed
forgeries and robbeiies in Cincinnati, about
two and a half year? ago, to the amount of
<1300,000, was arrested at the Michigan
Central Depot on Tuesday l ist, through the
instrumentality of a Cincinnnii merchant,
who had been fleeced by him.
L TUE PuKsuvrEitiAxa OJ* MOHMONISM.-?
The churches are beginning to more against
the Mormons; but the movement, as yet, in
alow. A series of resolu'ions was introduced
into the Presbvteiiiin Convention at
Cleveland,' thfc other day, denouncing the
Salt Lake Saints?-but nothing came of tliem
j?the resolutions being laid on thv table.
Nominated."?The democratic state convention,
held fit Montgomery last week,
nominated Hon. Andrew B. Moore as its
candidate for Governor.
J k wish Dibadilitv Ukmovkd.?Lord
Pnlmmtpo lias introduced into Parliament
a bill reforming the usual oath to members,
by striking out the words: 4,On the Hue
fuith of a Christian." This ia designed to
allow Israelites to become members.
FimLantiiroi'y.?The Governor of Michigan,
it seems, hag sent n thousand dollars
lo fori sits lo relieve (lie destitute there, who
nre not destitute at nil ; while hi the northem
counties of Michigan tho prople have
been starving to death. This shows that
party Hmbition far outstrips charity.
Dissolved,?The "New School Presbyterians,"
South, have dissolved th?'ir connection
with ihc General Assembly, because
it passed n tesolu'.ion denouncing t-lnvery as
sinful. What will come next ?
FOH TUB KKOWKK COUltlKU.
Mr. Editor: Some timo ago thoro wns
great wonder nnd excitement caused by the
wonderful Shanghai of Anderson, ("Tako
heed, tiuio i* shorthand tho' our Slab Town
Foiolt aro not quito so Prophetic, wo think
we have ono much ntoro remarkable thnn
any even l/iat town can offbrd. On yesterday
morning I was gronily amused at see-',
iug a littlo chicken, three days old taken
into tho houso lent its mother could not
support it, strutting about tho piazza and
assuming ns great an nir of iiuportanco n?
tho' it were a tried game cock,. in oilier
words as if to show that thero was not tho
slightest cause forruneasiness. 1 bad been
noticing It only a very short timo whon another
chicken about the size of a partridco
cnine up an J was picking up the food that
had been placcd there for the lesser one, and
to my great surprise the littlo fellow flew
at it, or rather ran at it for it had no wings,
and actually flightoned it away, and ouiqb
more to my amazement crowed several
times. A gentleman coming up soon after
could scarcely bo persuaded to boliovc it,
when tho sauio thing wan .cpoated and it
crowed then, I think some sixor eight times,
f know not what you may think 01 this,
uh> nu|>|iuw juu win l uiiemcjc uiai h is certainly
one of "liic 1>!ug bcu'a chickens.''
Hamilton Ilill, Juno 13, 1857. X.
SpntsqHKD, Juno Oih, 185V.?To (lie
Friend* of Temperance.?The meeting of
9late Temperance Society will be bold iu
1 Cheftterville Tuesday ihe 21st day of
July. It ia expee/.ed the meeting' will commence
R8 soon after the arrivnl of the car*
as possible: Bay at or before 8 p. m, The
meeting it will be Observed, begins the day
beford the Grand Division meets, tit Yoik ;
it is expected to adjourn timo enough to
reach Yorkville before the meeting there,
ihe evening of the 22'1, It is hoped every
! . . .... ...
-Mgniii&niiuii ui xt-mperance will bo fully
Temperance Societies, Divisions of the
Sons of Temperance, Rcchubites, nnd Cadets
nre expected to send up d.-legntes?
the more the better.
Our friends at CheMerville are making
preparations to givo Temporanco a routing
welcome. Dr. W^ker, well known us an
ardent nnd devoted fiiend of Teroparanc?;
tho successor of Chester'a leader.in (his
great cause, the late Jarf. B. MfCully, E*a.,
writes to me "we intend holding two pubhc
meetings, one Tuesday night, the other
Wednesday morning about it, We give
the Delegates a dinner At 3. p. m."
Brethren and frhnd*, let Delegates be
speedily appointed. The work is a great
one?every one who cao erive us a wood
r " O ""* " O ~
word, ft smile, or even An encouraging nod,
wilt be welcomed. Let us ?ll to the work.
Jons Brltos O'Nbaix.
Pres. StaieTernp Society.
Gsn. Johk B. Wai-bach, the oldest offl.
cce in the United States Army, died \n Ualtimore
bn Wednesday night. He was born
nt AUace on the Rhine, in 1764, entered the
Austrian service, "and subsequently joined
the French ariny. While in that service
his regiment <vas ordered to the West Indies,
when nearly every man in it died. lie
'came to this country in \*lBO, and soon after
entered the office of Alexander Hamilton
us A law ntuilnnr.- uft?????/>? ~1
?m <>i?vi nmua aunvi
don oil the profession, and having procured
a commission from Ooneral Washington,
en to red the United St h ten Army, llo whs
engaged in the war of 181?, and achieved
considerable distinction ; nnd desired to
accompany the at my to Mexico ia I*5 JO,
but his great age forbade tho attempt, tip
to within tbree day* of bis death his health
was invariably goad.
F .1 . J. '!
Latef* froni California,,
NBW Yomk, Jane 12.?The', 1
George L'?w, from A|pil?w?l|, arriVM hen*
thi? evening will) the mails from California
to i he 20th M?Vi
The Gonrgo Law hi ing?-$2,000',<)00 IrV
The massacre of Col. Crnbbe's fillihuster-' r*
ing party in So.iorn, Mexico, caused gient
excitement in California. Thu California
papers give details of the execution, which
seems to hnve been tit tended by incidents
of unusUsl cruelty. Col. Crab' e himself
wre led out alone, tied, witluhis arms above
his head, to n post and his body riddled by
one hundred bullets.
The excitement In California, caused by J
tin* mnsKRoffl, ts intense, find It is fenfed a f
general plan of revenge against the Mexi*
can* will be adopted. %
The mines of California tirfc jieTdhig well. <?i
Aff.iiia oil the Isthmus of Panama nrft T
Th? now administration of New Gtannd? J
will notacctdc to the demnnds of the Uni- f\
There is nothing new fiotn Nicaragua.
It is* believed that the flue I of the insurants
in Perfl, li'k& surrendered to the government.
The U. S. ships Independence and St.
Marys were oft' Panama. The Wabash wan
Intelligence frqm San Juan del Norte.
stnfes that over 100 of Walker's men, were
still hi that place, ''est itute and sick. ,
It was reported nt I'anamn, that tho
Chinehft Inlands were to be plticed undar
the joint protectorate of France and England.
Thn TT ft wlnrtn nf t??or A flnn^a
- vt iipi m villi 4luauis| tv uj?
ftt the ChinchnH,
A IJm? letter to (ho I'rtnama Star, says: ,
The Pcruvitiiy convention has closed it?
secret session on the question of nn Anglo
French protectorate. They vote to-dav,
their vote Is expcclid to be favorable to thu /
The Pann.mr. 8lnr expresses strong f<nr?
that Oen. Walker, in conformity witljj
threats expressed by him after bin capiiuln- i
lion/ will return with another army of fillihunters
to tho Isthmus, and regrets that
Gun. Mora did not bind him and his officer.4
in the terms of capitulation not to put their
/1a-*.. .1 * ? --- ?
i icvk d^mii mi wuvi^i /\menci*n sou.
Business ii Bnn Francisco not improved.
Money market easier.
Death ok Cot. J. Cu aiu.k? Bjxm.?Wu ^
are pained to announce Iho denih of an e*lefind
fellow citiren, Col. J. Chillies Blum.
For fcbout three weeks ho hud been suffering
from what scorned n cold, but the disease
fulling upon his luntjn, terminated hut
existence x)n night before the las|Jli|^,
o'clock, i h jndR of wymrnggL
exhibited great piaiiene8*nder Jils .
nnd singnlnr fortitude arid |J
prnspec'of his opproftcbing end. The *
ful fact of its approach wn$ known to hm* *
for trior*- than twcnty-four'honrfi IvPfnrtA'it
occurred, nnd for one who wns iifi^lslWiiwho
hud much lo render the nrospect attrnetivc?who
with health nnd constitution
unimpniied, hud come to the'attainment of
almost every object of his dartbly ambition
?fortune?friend*?a homo nnd publio '
confidence*?it waj strangely interesting tV?
see tho cheerfulne?i nrd composure with
which he looked upon it.
The deceased h?$ acted an impoitanl part
in tho business affairs of our city. lie entered
early jnto public life, mid devoted
himself so closely to busineas its lo lay tho
ground work of an ample fortune ; l>ui notwithstanding
this, he had attention and tn- ^
ergies to npare. He Jed bin Company, tho
Gorman F ui?ilier?, in t!;o Florida war; for
six yenrs he has been a member of tho
State Legislature; for ten yearn he ban
h.'?n /.r ii... ttu.?.1. t>? *
vv|vi>< ui iiiv uiairrmii jvr^nru'ltl ol
South Carolina ; he hng contributed much ^
'to impiovw iho city ; he bns for many years
been a leading Director ?n the liouk of
South Carolina ; and ha an officer or rvcliVv?
member. has Jje^n*.connected with many of s /
the industrial and charitnblc institutions of
In the social tclations of life, Col. Blum
wfts highly cherished, and many will feel his
Iohj, and many will nre&eive and consccrato
hid memory.? Charleston Standard, '
>Jk\v York, Juno' 13.?Tho Herald of
this moruiiw publinhcn vt.'ie manifesto of
Santa Anna 10 his partisans* At CubA and
... vu?>uiuur' a government,
nnd declining tlmt Mexico must pass
.through another bloody revolution bofore
tranquility c?n be restored.
Tlio correopondeuoo of tlie Times states
that the re?Ron of Oapt, Davis's interference ? *
in behalf of Gen. Wnlkar was a letter, in *
Walker's hand-writing, found una spy, addressed
to Mr. McDonald, ngentofthe N'.? \
caraguan steamers, slatiug-thal J?o was reduced
to the last cxtromny, and begging w
him for the use of a steamer, or to do some
thing; else for his relief; nnd that, on rondr
ing the letter, Capt. Davis determined to J
?ot a* ho did. A 1
Tar. editor of the Athena lino net paid i?
vi?it to Franklin county last week, and tntli
reports on the crop?, <ko : 1
The wheat between Athons nnd Carnesville
is in flne condition, nnd the yield will
lie bountiful if the rust does nqt gei in it.
Corn looks wN, but bstkwfcrd fvr
the aenson. Oat* pretty fair. Cclton is a
failur#; some planter! are ploughing tip thfe )
cotton and planting corn in its place. " f .
The cattle are dying very fasl in some
localities in Franklyn and the uppor pavtof
Madison. Wo were informed that Mr.
Montgomery had lost about ttfeotjr bead.
Tbe disease is supposed to be inu>tivte*?.
BltANDKTu'rt NKW boDOF;.^pn|ra!h,
the pill mint, has got up ? great adv*rTt?c?
ment in Ibe newspapers by proposirfg 16
finish the Washington Monument. Tha
Ur. leiolvcs to appropr^^thc proceed* of I
hit pill bu*ine*B to 90 ihWrced. lie should |
then bo allowed^* ?Wok poster# on l)?e columns
Hi)d manufacture rpillf in (hut circiiW 1
hull which in to <*$ M the bottom. Query.- J
Would ool ? do?j of the doctor"* peculiar ^ M
product mike the Hoard of Mttiitogcrs imft
ttwo and talix )? ??
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