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The People in the House.
Homo love the glow of outward show,
Some Ioto mere wealth and try to win it;
Tho homo for mo may lovely bo,
If I but like the people in it.
What's tho gold that glitters cold,
When linked to hard or haughty feeling?
What'er we're told, the noble gold
Is truth of heart and manly dealing.
Then let them seek, whose minds are weak ;
Mere fashion's smile and try to win it :
Tho house for mo may lovely bo,
If 1 but like the people in it.
A lovely roof may give us proof
Tlint lowly flowers arc often fairest,
And lrco3 whose bark is hard and dark
May yield us fruit and bloom the rarest.
There's worth as sure 'neath garments poor,
As o'er adorned a loftier station;
And minds as just as those, we trust.
Whoso claim is but of wealth's creation.
Then let them seek, whoso minds arc weak,
Moro fashion's smile, and try to win it;
The house to 111c may lovely be,
If I but like the people In :t.
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In the House of Representatives. December
The Committeo on Privileges and Elections,
to whom were referred sundry petitions for
establishing and changing places of election,
and appointing Managers for the general elections,
and for the better promoting the purity
of the elective franchise, have hud the same
under consideration, and report as follows :
itcsoivat, That the elections to be holden
.on the second Monday of October next, and
the day following, for Senators and Representatives,
shall be Jield at the following places,
and conducted by the following persons :
Piekons C. II.?L. C. Craig, Elisha Lawrence,
II. A. II. Gibson.
Trimmior's?W. N. Davis, Joel E. Jones, W.
Fair Play?II. P. Sloan, E. McCrary vice W.
11. Harbin, D. S. Strihling.
^ Bachelor's Hetreut?J. S. Dickson, J. I). Cay
vico Aug. Smithson, M. T. Smithson vicc War*
Walhalla?A. E. Nonrm vico II. Meyer,
John M. Gillinon, Nini b .Uivan.
Colonel's Fork?.J. W . Larlo, A. II. Jenkins,
(loo. W. Phillips.
Choohee?.1. W. Nicholson vicc Berry Nicholson,
Milton Nicholson, Miles Knox.
Tunnel llill:?A. J. Pemlley vico .J. J. Smith,
vjo.izgc ?r. uaiuwm vice dotin watson, Uec'U,
George Si mh.
Whotstnne?D. P. Robins, John Morehead,
Kilnatrick's?Steplien Baldwin, F. M. Cleave
land, F. "NV. Kilpatrick.
Centre?J. B. Sunders, 1). F. Reodcr, S.uwucl
Miller's?Samuel Douthit, Aaron Rogj' , 13.
I ^good's?II. J. Anthony, Thos. tiffin.
Piinipkintown?~\V. M. Jones, James Hester,
Salubrity?C. L. Ilollingsworth vice I. J.
Hollingsworth, F. V. Clayton vice Ilardy Fennel.
W. A. Chapman.
Gaines*?Charles Thompson, B. S. Gaines,
J. N. Arnold.
Pickennvillc?Calvin Odle, Robert E. *UcWhorter,
East a toe?Robert Lovris vice T. N*. MeKinney,
Win. Hunter vice Bailey Mosely, Thomas
Ilurriouue?Lemuel Thomas, J. A. Ballengcr.
Wolf Creek?W. K. Baker vice W. X. Hawthorne,
11. C. Clayton, George F. Steading vice
Trap?J. M. Pondor, Joseph C. Hendricks,
Win. W. Robinson.
Four Representatives to be elected. Pulls to
be k.pt open two days at Pickons C. II., and
ono day (Monday) at all tho other boxes. Managers
to moot, votes to be counted, and election
to bo declared on Wednesday at Pickens Court
I. R csolvtl, That the Managers of Elections
are required to pay special attention to
the following portions of the law relating to
1. The names of voters to be regularly
written as they vote, and the lists preserved.
(A. A. 1710, 2d Stat., p. 081.)
2. If two or more tickets (i. e.,- tickets
written on,) be found rolled up together, or
more names be found written on any ticket
than ought to be voted for, all such tickets not
to be counted. (A. A. 171G, 2d Stat., p. 084,
a::d A. A. 1721, 3d Stn.t, p ISO)
JNo voter shall be allowed to put in more
than a single ballot or picce of paper in the
same box or vessel; but a ticket is to be counted
though it contain fevrer names than are to
be voted for.
3. If any Manager shall knowingly receive
an illegal vote, or shall refuse to admit legal
votes, or shall neglect or refuse to attend the
election, or shall count the ballots before the
proper timo, or any other than the proper
place, he shall be liable to penalties. (A. A.
1710, 2d Stat,, p. 089, and A. A. 1721, 3d
Stat., p. 138, and A. A. 1759, 4th Stat., p.
4 M nnnnrora f?vn nuflmrii Arl frv n/1 rr\ \
oaths and examine witnesses, to maintain order
and regularity at the polls; and, by order
in writing, (directed to the Sheriff, Constable
or .Special Deputy,) to commit to jail for one
flay any person who refuses to obey the lawful
commands of the Managers, or who shall disturb
their proceedings. (A. A. 1831, 6th
Stat., p. 448.)
r. if r x _ 1. _
>. xi uuy pursori rciuso u) imukc tue nropur
oath, or if the Managers shall be otherwise
satisfied that he is not qualified, his vote shall
bo rejected. (A. A. 1831, 6th Stat., p. 443 )
0. Managers arc authorized to swear each
other, (A. A. 1818, 6th Stat., p. 94,) or they
may be sworn by any one authorized to administer
7. In case of the death, removal from the
District, or refusal to serve of any Manager, a
majority of tho delegation are authorized and
required to fill up the vacancy by appointmentin
writing. (A. A. 1818, (5th Stat., p. 04.)
8. Polls to be opened at 0 o'clock, A. M.,
and closed at 4 o'clock, P. M., with convenient
intervals. The box, vessel or bog, to be
soaled up when the polls arc closed, and not
to be opened except to receive on the second
day, and to count the votes at the regular
timo and place. (A. A. 1721, 3d Stat., p.
TT T> J t TM--1 a 1. - Xf f I.' 1 . _
II. Jivnvtwily I UUb fcllU lUUIIH^UTH U1
tions, prior to their proceeding u> tiiu elections,
do tako tho following oath or affirmation before
Bomo Magistrate, or one of the Managers
of Elections, to-wit: " That they will faithfully
and impartially conduct and attend the
forciroincf elections, ncrroeahlv to the (!r>nstitti
O n ' o v
tion of tho Stat? of Sooth Carolina and tho
III. Resolved, That in future, no person
qualified to voto for members of each branch
of the Legislature, shall bo pcrtqftted to vote
in more thau one election uistrict or parish,
and tho Managers of Elo4*k?os throughout
this SwW aro iTeVcby required and directed,
if thoy think proper (or on the application ol
K . 4 .
| iny oleotor proaapt), to idmluisUr to nny person
or perilous offering to vote, the following
" I, A. B., do solemnly swear (or nffiroi, as
the caso may be,) that I have not, at this general
election for members of the Legislature,
voted in this or anv other dintrmt nr nnri?li
and that I utn constitutionally qualified to |
vote?so help me (Jod."
And if any person ov persons, required as t
aforesaid to take said oath or affirmation, shall
refuse to do so, then the Managers, in their
respeetive Election Districts and Parishes, !
shall he, and are hereby, required and enjoined ,
j to refuse sueh vote or votes, and in case the
; Managers shall refuse to require the oath as
; aforesaid when demanded, they shall be liable
I to all the pains and penalties they would bo
| liable and subject to for neglecting any other
' duties required by them as Managers of Eleej
tions for either branch of tho Legislature.
I IV. Jiesolvol, That the Act amending the
rourtli Hcction ot the Constitution of the .State
,-.f South Carolin?. be herewith published, to
" Every free white man of the age of twenty-one
years, (paupers and non-commissioned
I officers and private soldiers of the Army of
the lTnitod States excepted,) who hath been
I a citizen and resident in this State two years
' previous to the day of election, and who hath
a freehold of fifty acres of land, or a town lot
of which he hath been legally seized and possessed
at least six months before such election,
4or not having such a freehold or town lot,
hath been a resident in the Election District
in which he offers to give his vote, six months
before the said election, shall have a right to ,
| vote for ;i member or members to serve in either
branch of the Legislature for the Election
District in which he holds such property or is
V. Itfsolved} That the two years' residence
required by the Constitution in a voter, arc
the two years immediately previous to the
j election, and the six months' residence in the
Klcction Dist ?t, are the six months immedi|
ately previous to the election. But if any
j person lias his home in the State, he does not
j lose the right of residence by temporary abI
senee with the intcnl.ou of returning;; and if i
[ lie has his home in 'the Klcction District, his I
right to vote is not impaired by a temporary ;
absence with the intention of returning} hut
i if one has his home and his family in another
State, the presence of such person, although ;
continued for two years in the State, gives no
right to vote.
YL. Jir solved, That Managers of Elections
| throughout the State be restrained from pub- i
i lishing notices of elections more than twice a I
week for one month, and on the days of eleo- ;
(ion. That in the Parish of St. Philip's anil
St. Michael's the notice of elections shall be
published in one newspaper, only, for the sum j
of fifty dollars; that in each other District |
where a gazette is published, the Managers
shall publish so much as relates to that l'is- j
triet in one gazette, for the sum of twelve dol- |
lars and fifty cents, and where no gazette is ;
published in the District, the Managers shall
put up notices of the Klcction at three or more
public places, :<t every place of election
U'Shliin flm *1w\ \ I
Elections throughout the State shall <rive rea- i
sonable notice of the election, at least two
Sundays previous to the election.
VI I. Resolved, That it shall be the duty
of sonic one of the Managers of Elections, sit
each poll, to meet the Managers of Elections
at the Court House, or place appointed by law
to count the votes, and should the Manager*
of any poll wilfully neglect or refuse to have
the votes at that poll received, taken to the
Court House, or place appointed by law to
count the votes, by sonic one of them, and
counted according to law, cacli of the Managers
shall oe subject to be indicted, and on
conviction, shall be fined at the discretion of
the Court, in a sum not exceeding twenty dollais.
( A. A. 1851, pp. 123, 134.)
VIII. Resolved, That Managers of Elections
are authorized and required, under the
general laws, to hold and conduct elections
for Congress, Clerk, Tax Collectors, Commissioners
of the Poor, and other District nflipnivj i
whenever vacancies occur (;is provided by !
law), and that it is unnecessary for the Legislature
to give special directions in relation to
the election of said district officers.
IX. Resolved, That Managors of Klectious
throughout the State b?* and tlicy are hereby
enjoined to use tlie utmost diliirence, care :in<l
promptness, in discharging their duties, in
making correct and full returns, and in enforcing
the laws and resolutions provided for
their guidance, so as to insure fair and valid
elections, and preserve tlie purity of the elective
V 1 fPL.i ! i 111 1 .1 ' '
.rv. ur-auivru, jl niti n kiuui ue nic specir.i
duty of the Managers to report to the Attorney
General and Solicitors all violations of tho
election law, and all oases of bribery and corruption,
and to use their best efforts to bring
the offenders to justice. And they shall also
cause to be published in one of the gazettes of
their respective Districts, on the eve of the
General Election, the Act of Assembly, entitled
" An Act to Secure the Purity of Elections."
(A. A. 1858, pp. 731, 732.)
XI. Rao/ved, That the above report and
resolutions bo printed with the Acts of As- I
scmbly, and al.no with tho Writs of Election, j
an'l that the Clerks of the two Houses bo di j
rected to cause the same to be forwarded to
the Managers throughout the State.
In House of Re.prescntatives, Dec. 2i), 1850.
Resolved, That the House do agree to the
Ordered, That it be ser.t to the Senate for
John T. fy.oA.v, C. IT. it.
In the Senate, I)cc. 21, 1859.
Resolved, That the Senato do concur in
Ordered, That, it be returned to tho House
"Vm. E. Marttn. C. 8.
Ju ylc/ /o Sccure the Purity of Electiont.
I. Be it enacted by the Senate find House of
j Keprescntitivcs, now mot and sitting in General
I Assembly, find by tlie authority of tho same.
That if any person, not qualified by the constitution
and lawsof this State shall, knowing the same,
vote ut any election hereafter to be held within
the State for members of the Congress of the United
States, members of the Legislature of this State,
Sheriff, Clerk, Ordinary, or other district officers.
Mayor and Aldermen of any city, Intendant and j
Wardens of any incorporated town, officers of the .
militia, or volunteer organizations of the State, or
>i.?? .i.?n I
hereafter bo required by law to be held within this
State, ouch person shall be deemed guilty of a misdemet>nor,
and, upon conviction thereof, shall be
fined and imprisoned at the discretion of the Judgo
before whom the caae shall be tried.
II. If any person qitaliiied by the conrtitution
and laws of this State to vole dt any election for
m*tnb<)rR of the Congress of the United Stntos,
tnomT>?i'S of tho Laglslat ore of tbirt State, .Sheriff,
Clerk, th-dinnry, or other dintrict officer, Mn/or
f and Aide/men of any city, lutenduiit mxl Wardens]
' of any incorporated towu, officers of the luiiitia ov
volunteer organizations of tho State, or at any
other elections now required, or'that shall herestter
be required by law to be hold within this State,
shall vote more than once at siu'h election.for (ho
same office, such person so voting more than once
shall bo deemed guilty of a 'misdemeanor, and,
upon conviction thereof, shall be fined and 'prisoned
at the discretion of tho Judge before whom
the ense shall be tried.
III. If at any election hereafter held within
this State for members of tho Congress of the United
Slates, members of tho Legislature of this
State, Sheriff, Clerk. Ordinary, or other district
officer, Mayor and Aldermen of any city, Intendnnt
and Wardens of any incorporated town. officers of
the militiu or volunteer organizations of the State,
or lit any otbcr election now required, or thai slinll
hereafter be required by law to be held within
this State, any person shall, by the payment delivery
or promise of money, or other article of value,
procure another to vote for against any particular
candidate or measure, the person so promising,
ami (lie person so voting, sluill each be guilty of
a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof shall,
for tlio first oll'enco, be fined in any sum not less
than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred
dollars and imprisoned for any tefin'of time
not less than one month nor more than six months ;
nmt, lor ino secoiul olfence, shall lie fined in any
sum not less than live hundred dollars, nor moro
than live thousand dollars, mi<l imprisoned tor any
term ot' time not less than three months nor more
than twelve months.
IV. If at any election, as in the preceding section
of this Act is mentioned, any person shall
offer or propose to procure another, by the payment,
delivery or promise of money, or other mi tide
of value, to vote for or against nny particular
candidate or measure, or shall offer or propose,
for the consideration of money or other article ot
value paid, delivered or promised, to vote for or
against any particular candidate or measure, such
person so offering to procure or vote shall he
deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction
thereof, shall he fined and imprisoned at the
discretion of the Court.
lu the Senate House, the twenty-first day of l>eccinber,
in the year of our l.nrd one thousand
ei^ht hundred and fifty-eight, and in the eighty
iiuru year 01 me sovereignly and imlejioutleiice
of the United States of Vniericn.
\VM. I>. I'OKTKK. I'resi ' ntnfilic Senate.
IAS. SIMONS, Speaker House of Representatives.
From the Clmrlofion Meroury.
A Glance at the Crops.
We present below some extracts from our
correspondence and exchanges, which will
give a better view of the state, of the crops in
this section of the South, than any general
remarks that could be offered.
sot; Pit CAUOMNA.
Knisro, August 2(>.?I am sorry to say
that our crops are deplorably bad. This is
not confined to one or two localities, hut with
a few exceptions, and those not remarkable
ones, is universal. Cotton is shockingly
stript, owing to the excessive heat, hail ami
wind. Should wc have only an ordinary gale,
the yield will be very light, since tops arc
now all that we have to Jepend upon. Last
lliglit 1 heard a gentleman of large experience
say that he would venture his reputation in
saying that our Island crop would be the
shortest bv far since that of 1854.
Adams' 15i n I'. (>., August 23.? T have
seen very few crops, but, from the very general
complaints, 1 infer that the Parish will
send to market but very little more titan half
the crop it sent last year. 1 have heard of a
few tolerable crops, but of none in which the
yield per acre will equal that of last year.
II II.... i . 1 .? its*
Ull/lll.\ lll'.ap, .August l>. mic crop iii
tit is region is very forward. Tlireo weeks
ago I had tho prospect of m;ikinir tho finest
crop that I h ive ever yet undo, blit ;ill h;ive
been blasted by one heavy'gust of wind.
Bkaukokt, Aujrust '_'S.?In .*oine parts of i
the Parish there has been an abundance of
rain, while in other parts there lias be< 11 none.
Tlio slip potatoo croft in particular sections
stands greatly in need of rain. We learn that
the rive harvest has commenced in the Parish.
The crop will not prove an average one ;
owing to the protracted drought and salt rivers.
The weather is very favorable for the
picking and drying of cotton.??S"mm. J
The Micannpy (Fla.) (iu:.ctlr, of tlie 21th j
instant, says :
We have conversed with several prominent |
I'MIIII. l.vill Is 11 IO \M.IIIHV Willi I II nil f\tensive
observations, that our Long Staple "
crop is now iii a lair way to make an abundant
yield. Tiie " bottom crop " is vimt fruod?
well developed bulls and very line Maple. The ,
lower part of the " middle crop" is equally
as good, but the drought has prevented the
full development oi" the npp t parts of the |
|ilaut, the fruit being small and stinted.
The unusual warmth and drought have
also brought forward the oponint; some three
weeks in advance of the usual time, and some
pine lands are nft'cctcd with the inst. Many
of tliO planters here are cultivating considerable.
short, cotton this year ; this has made a
poor yield itself, and also lessens the amount
of long staple planted.
From what we have seen, and can learn
from the planters of Alachua, we will not have
as abundant corn crops as some of our neighbors
in Marion county, but the crop is more
than an average. We will have no abundance
for our own use, and plenty for all who may
visit us during the coming winter.
It i* estimated bv those who are well posted
in such matters, that there will not be more
than half the number of bales of Cotton made
in Washington county the present year that
WHS mailt! in tli.> emititv !ji?( vr.n- niuihi rw.i
- r '
sons toll uh tlial then' <lotton will be all open
uiid picked out by tlx? fust October; .others
by the first of November.
fJccr /tan, 20//t.
Tlie weather, for soiih* wecl<s p int, having
been more favorable to cotton than in the early
part of the summer, it is now the prevailing
opinion that the amount of cotton raised in
this section will be much greater than at first
supposed. Corn crops arc very short.
[Ifufaula Spirit of the South, 28//i.
According to the returns already received
at the Census Bureau at Washington, the
crops in all the Northern and Northwestern
mates are immensely Heavy tins year. In
Pennsylvania, they arc represented to be nearly,
if not quite, double those of last year, nnd
in other States they wili probably bo correspondingly
Talkino totiik Prince.?The Canadian
journals are giving the Prince of Wales some
lessons in politics, which probably may sot
him thinking seriously, if the purpose ot his
vim it ii to sec about establishing a vice-rr?yalty.
The Hamilton Times, speaking of his intended
visit to tho United States, remarks:
" A. valuable lesson will tlio young I'rinco
learn from observing the prosperity of that
people whom his ancestors drove to rebellion.
Ho will see how little a free aud energetic
people really depend upon princes; how easily
they can bo dispepsea with, and how wiso it
is to dispeusu with them when they misuso
the prerogatives which are intrusted to them
for the people's benefit.
Many a sweetly-fasltiitfied mouth has beon
disfigured Qftid made hideous by iho fiery
tongue within it.
. , I ?
The Dignity of Farming.
Tho business of fanning has never been
properly appreciated. It lias been considered
a low calling; suited oidy to the illiterate
or vulgar clans of mankind.
Tho timo lias been when, in a family
where there were bo vend boys, if some appeared
more sprightly and intelligent 'than
j others, they were selected to lill some of tho
learned professions; while those who were
thought to bo dull and unpromising wero
placed upon tbo farm, and doomed to spend
a toilsoino life in tilling the soil. Hence it
. is, that the Science of Agriculture has made
such slow progress in the world. Hut happily
this delusion in passing away, this mist
ot' darkness is being dissipated by the rising
sun of Science; and practical Agriculture is
beginning to assume its true place amongst
the learned professions. is 110 longer left
in the hands of the ignorant, but the best
talents and the most skillful investigations
are brought to bear 011 the subject, and the
time is not far distant, we think, when a
complete revolution will be wrought in the
business of Farming. Already is it beginning
to raise its head above the low occupations
of mankind, and considered not only a laudable
but an honorable employment. Already
schools and eolletres are boim* est ah
lishcd for the purpose of qualifying young
men to cultivate the soil on scientific principles.
This is as it should be. Atul why
i should not the .Science of Agriculture he
taught in our schools as well as the Science
of HJoography or Astronomy? It is of more
]>ractical import ance than cipher.
Of all the i nam in I occupations pursued by
mankind, we should yield Lh<-' palm to that
of Agriculture. It is t!ie most useful. l>v
it we all subsist. The king on his throne,
as well as the peasant ill his coitilve. are
i supported l't\ the piudu. ts of the (i 'hi T'-iwas
tho business first allotted to .iu ii. in lit-,
best estate, even before sin tarnished his
soul ; he was placed in a garden, " to dress
1 and keep it." What though it mjuiivs
some bodily labor to cultivate tin; soil, tl.is
but gives health and "vigor to the oonstilu
tion. In point of health, there is no oct u
pation to be compared with that of farming.?
j The farmer lives in the air, and breathes the
pure oxygen all the time. It is this that
gives him strength, and imparts a freshness
to his eoior which all tin' medicines of th>
apothecary would fail to do. liven a man of
feeble constitution, by turning his attention
to farming may live to a good old age.
Hut farming is not only a healthy, hut it
is a delightful employment. What can be
more delightful than to see the seeds which
i . 1 . * 1 - -!* 1 * ?
we [Miinn'u wnii our own nanus spring up
and grow, and boar fruit, by a most mysterious
process of nature? This is wonderful,
and can nut hut excite feelings of delight, as
well as <>i" love and gratitude, in every contemplative
mind. No one has a better opportunity
of studying Nature and Nature's
worlcs titan the farmer. A farmer, therefore,
on-lit to be a pious as well as a learned man.
It is a gre. t mistake.to suppose that a fari
iner n.'cds no education. A good education
i will never spoil a farmer. It is true, if he
dabbles much in polities, or becomes cnam- j
ored of Jaw, the s ?il will not prolit much by !
his wi.-iloni ; but I* I him make himself ac- i
ijliainti d with those branches of .Science that j
have a hearing on 1;is calling, and which tend |
i'? lu u iim i ir 1i iii 11 i,> ui ;u*M ;;.s
Chemistry, N(?iI Philosophy. I'otaiiy. etc.. !
iiml he will iintl liimscir a >11?1 v r"w:'nl d i?u*
his trouble. A farmer ( u- ' f to mv <
nature and quality of t! . ?.>il : m s
VJites?what lie Hhould plant 1. re, i> I *< :iat
there?for every .soil is nut adapted to ?! <;
growth of every plant; nov d->e> every p ant
require the same nourishment and treatment,
lie should therefore study the nature of manures,
in order that he n:ijrht make a judicious
application to (lie different species of
plants which he wishes to cultivate; for that
VV'.W.I. ...I.rl.t I... 1; IV. ?.... .I.rl.f i... ?t. ...
another. Who, then, would say that education
is of no use to tho farmer J1 A innn wlio
understands liis business scientifically will suc( ' , (1
at once, while others must necessarily
spend much time in making experiments before
he arrives at tin- truth.
livery man should endeavor to i|Ualil'y himi
self lor thai peculiar culling in which he expects
to engage; and then let him go at it
j with an energy, and with a determination to
succeed, and the piubidiillty is, tli.it his isiost
sanguine expectations will he realized. This
will apply in all its force to the farmer. His
calling is a noble one. Lot him not he
ashamed of it. It is honorable, healthful,
delightful and remunerative. No man is so
independent as tho farmer. He can literally
"sit under his own vino and under his
own fig-tree, and there is none to hurt or
make him afraid " While others are obliged
to purchase, and that often at a high price,
the food they eat. the farmer has only to go
to his field, his orchard, or his garden, and
his table grtfans under a plentiful supply
of tho richest viand. Who would not he a
Death-Hf.!) Scknck.?The rich Cardinal
Heaufort said: "And o in-t die? Will
mil II my rioh'.s s:ivo me ' t i-cnM purehaso
tho kingdom, if that w >ii! I i?. >1. u.
my life." A Ins ! there m no bribirtir of d<v<th.
An English nobleman said: " I have a
spendid passage to the grave. I dio in stat .
and languish under a canopy. 1 am
expiring on soft and downy pillows, and ant
respectably attended by my servants and phy
sicians. My dependents siph ; my sisters
weep ; my father bends beneath a load of
grief and years; my lovely wife, pale and silent,
conceals her inmost anguish; luy friend,
who wiia ns my own .soul, suppresses his
si<^hs, and leaves me, to hide hi.s secret
^iief. But, oli! which of them will hail me
from tho arrest of death? Who can descend
into the dark prison of the grave with me ??
Hero they nil leave mo, nft#r having paid a
few idle ceremonies to the breathless clny
which mny lie reposed in state, while my only
comicions part limy stand trembling before
bed wag visited by Louis l'hillippe, King of
t!i? French. " How do you feel?" said the
King. The rtnswor was : " Siro, I am suffering
the pangs of the damned V*
Hir Thomas Hcott said: "Until this foment,
I believed there wns neither a God nor
a hell. Now I know and feel thnt there ure
both ; and I am doomed to perdition by the
just judgment of the Almighty."
A rich man, when dying, was informed by
his physician that h? should prepare for tho
i, n r i:..~ c i. vn u vt- ?i
mild/. voiiik'l i nvo iur a WUCK I " K),
fluid the doctor, "you will probably continue
but n little wbiln." " Say not ko," fl?id the
dying man. " I will Rtvo Jroit 1 bujidivd
> thouHund dollar*; if you will prolong jlfy. I|i-J
| three; dfty.* .'', But'1 jn !< *:/ I ir>ri Vrt Ivmr h?
' was dead.
I }?.. uf
i" ' ? 11 *
IIkhrkw Women.?The Hebrew woman
in her love for her kindred soars above her
Christian sisters. The tonder devotion whioh
] the daughters of Israel bestow upon their parents,
especially upon their father, is full of
beauty and pathos. In tho dark alleys of tho
World's Ghotti, when tho old Hebrew man
oddlrs home ftoiu his daily strife with prejudice
and lucre, a wondrous change traus
iorms ihb laco as uc orosscs tho threshold ol
h is weather-beaten house. The fugitive
glance expands, tho crooked g?te is mado
straight, tiie many wrinkles of his brow arc
luado smooth, tho crouching form of tho ped!
lar disappears, and the old man stands erect
I as if ho wero worthy of better things; the
| smile loses its sinister grin, and is clothed
| with gonial beauty, ltcbceca has k'issed
j away the ugliness of the money-changer, and
| tc see him sit down at his tablo after having
, sent up to Jehovah, a prayer for good luck
| and plenty of gain for the coming day, and
j chat with his daughter, who dfrlights in hu|
inoring his jokes, is a treat?for an artist in
j search of the picturesque, or for a poet in
j quest of the romantic. Kebocca is hound not
I only in (lie regions of tho ( Jhetti. but in the
I middle, ami higher, and highest order of
Hebrew abodes. Hero wo find the daughters,
as a class, watching with Argus-eye
father's and mother's happiness and comfort.
Here, on the domestic shrine, all the lircs of
love and affection are burning ho vigorously
that unwittingly even the sympathies ave
consumed, which are wonted to kindle the
great (lames round tlio sacred altar of a common
humanity. Unless this drawback is
constantly kept in view, our description of
the Hebrew daughter's love for her parent*
| would be calculated to surround the feel
j iug with a too angelic atmosphere.? Cnti/on.
O'.lldlN r?F MUSKKTS.?The first recorded
use of muskets occurred at tfie siege of Aro?,
in inland in 1 .>21 they were introduced
i in the iOui'lish army, to the exclusion of the
! i. .vi. for the use of which our ancestors were
iehr ' d. Those were, of course, match"
? t' 'linf locks having been invented in
. 1 i :?tU a e >mp ir.itively recent period.
the i u'ir ivnskct barrel underwent little
I ?-haiip". i: being men ly a plain cylindrical ;
tube slightly t:'peving externally toward the j
mu/./.ie, ifiui usets t.i projei-t a cast globular
bullet. A guinnaker in 1 .~?j?7 lirst hit upon |
t!io plan of ^-r?>nvin*_r 11?<* bore of pieces used j
for sporting purp. .is, 'm ii direction parallel I
to their axes ; and at t'io co.nm.niccnicnt of
tho seventeenth century (vaster of Xureinburg
lirst made the grooves describe a circle,
or, rather, more than a circle between the
breech and the mu/./.le. This originated the
most deadly instrument of warfare ever in- |
vented by the ingenuity of man. The chief .
reason to be assigned for the superiority of '
the modern arms being; the reduction of win
dage, and the (timiuution of atmospheric resistance,
owing to the conical form now given
to the projectiles.
A (}kitmax Stuiiy.?-A countryman, on
returning from the city, took home with him
live as line poaches as one could possibly desire
to see. As his children had never beheld
the fruit before, they rejoiced over them exceedingly.
calling them the fine apples with
rosy checks and soft plum like skin. The
lather tiivuiimI tlic.ui among his tour children,
i.mi rfits?iiio<l one lor their mother.. In the
evening. ere tin' children retired to their chnmher.
iii>" father iine^lioiu'd the > by iskinir:
II w di ! v i i' o. rosy apples ' '
V :..:i i. did m divir father. biiid
' !< 1 ' i:j beautiful fr jit, SO I
ii-id . .1 yet . and so it to tlie taste; I !
have carefully ; lo-evvcu tlie . tunc tlint i may
cultivate a tree."
' Right and bravely done," said the father.
'That speaks*well for regarding tlie future
with care, and is becoming in a young husbandman."
" I have eaten mine, and thrown the stone J
j away," said the youngest; "besides which j
111 iuu'r?;ivi; imu nan 01 iicrs. un : it tnstcu
| so sweet and so melting in my mouth."
" Indeed," answered the father, " thou hast
not heen prudent. However, it was very natuml
and childlike, and displays wisdom enough
for your years."
" I liavd picked tip tho stone," said the
second son, " whi-h my brother threw away,
cracked it, and eaten tho kernel?it Wis as
sweet as a nut to my taste ; l>nt my pcaeh 1
tip... ' . i ? .. 1 .. 1
HJIVt; hUiu it-i nit IJiui'ii 11 n?ii? * iii<a 11 ii?.n
to the city 1 can lmy twelve of them."
The parent shook his head reproachfully,
1 saying :
J " Beware, my hoy. of avarice ; prudence is
J .... . V . J ?? * II, %.?! I out; II ( WIIIIUI^ <?.-? JVJ\41 O Ifl nilchildlike
and unnatural. I lea von guard thee,
my child, from the fate of a misor."
Anc' you, Edmund}" asked the father,
turiiifijr to his third son, who frankly replied :
" I have given my puach to the son of our
neighbor?the siek <}eor<;c, who has the fever,
lie would not take it, so 1 left it on the bed,
and have just come away."
" Now," H-?id the father, " who has done
the b'-st with his poach ?"
" Brother Edmund !" the thi\H? evel i?o-?
Kdmnnd was still silent. and the motln
ida<wl Ittiit ???? * 1. ? - - ? I ?
nun njvil u:ur.1UI ,IUV 111 111!!"
l'r.raowr Moor, ov Kxi'Rkhsinq a 11ki
iikat.?Mose Cofift, ii iipj/ro Albino, was
:il?oni :is well known to Oon. Taylor's stuff
tl.o 11onoral himself. At Buena Vista
Mr, . |,.it i :iriy in the action, and found his
v,i j S.;;iilly, whore lie remained until after
the nl. Mosii would never ndmitthat he ran
?lie onjy ret routed in pood order. A few
days after his return to enmp, an officer w?s
pressing him to know how fust lie did retreat.
" Well, I'll tell you the truth, Captain,"
was his reply. ' If I had linen home, and
going ntter the doctor, folks would have
thought the imtn rip lit sii k "
PttKCKi'T is instruction written on the sand,
the tide flows over it, and the leason is gono.
I Example is engraving on the rook, and the
I IntiiiAn i nAf 1 AO
" Tiik ugliest of trnd?s," ?aid Jerrold,
" have their momenta of pleasure. Now, if
I wore a gravo-diggor, or even a hangman,
there are Rome people I could work for with
,,a great deal of enjoyment."
A motiieu, on being aalccd how she kept
her children so healthy, mused for a moment
over ilio Btrhn^cnOHfi of the question and thou
replied niinply and beantifully: " Why,
God h?? given mc u healthy child, and I let
i [H IIKIIKDY Kiven tS?>t th? htUto of I)nnie1 Mo,
1 Kinney, doccaaed. will be finally nettled before
thi? Ordinary, nt Pickens 0, II. ?)h Monday tho24th
1641KWU J'tv^ns' in'leb'ed to said F.h'alfv in<*oi
' VfnAM payment'by ibiu time- < i
1 I ,4. A. THOAU'SON, Adti.'r.
3vpt. 0,P (? 2
- i y, , ,
- - - - - - - - - in i \i i . in in i i ii ii
OF TIIE PICKENS DISTHICV AGRICUL*
TURAL SOCIETY, tho fair of which will
I be hold ut tho Court llouso, on Friday the 2Gth
| October, 18G0:
iUest production of Corn on one aero of low
ground, $5 00
Best production of Corn on one aoro of
?<? rt nil
ujmiiMi, # *j w
Boat production of Wheat on ono noro of
land, 5 00
Best production of Kyo on ono noro of
land, 2 00
Bent production of Outs on ono ncrc of
1 land, 3 00
Beat production of Syrup fro.n one-hnlf
, Chinese Sugar Cane, taking quality
into consideration, 5 00
Be.-l production of Street Potatoes on onehalf
acre of land. 3 00
Bt st production of Irish Potatoes on oncImlf
aero <>f land, 3 00
Un?t production of Turnips on one-half
acre of laud , 2 00
I I,... .... nnn.knlf
aero of land, 2 00
Bo.-t production of Peas on one half acio
of land, 2 00
Bout oiiO dozen Ears of Corn, 1 00
Best production of Hay on ono-half aero
(.flood, 5 00
Competitors for the foregoing will be required
to furnish the Society with the mode of preparing
the land, time of planting, mode of cultivation,
and the certificate of two respectable citi!
zons as to the ineasnromont of the ground and
1 measure or weight of ornps.
Bust twenty pounds of Wool, $1 0t)
Best Stnlion over 4 years old, 5 00
Best Styli >n over 4 years old, (native) 5 00
Best Colt from 2 to 4 yours old, f> 00
Best Colt under 2 ypnrs old. 5 00
Best Mure.over 4 years old, !> 00
1 'Ji t !?( ?\-y draft (Joldingor Maro. 5 00
'' ' li'T.'v draft (!oMin:t orMore. (native) ft "()
i'> - ..,.^|0 harno"s ()eldi:i<j or Ma"o. f> 0'J
B-v- sinjlo harness Cl;'!ding or Marc,
(native) 5 00
.TACKS \\TI> .THVMRTTS
i Host Jack, " 5 00
Host Jennett, 3 00
Host Mulo 3 to 5 venrs old, (nntivo) ?r> 00
Host Mulo under 3 years old, (native) 3 00
C ATT LIS.
Host null. ' 6 00
Host oiil<-li Cow, giving milch at the time.
with certificate of quantity per day, 3 00
Host Yearling. 1 00
Host Hoar. % 2 00
Host Sow. 1 00
ll.vit-iiwi IT ... O ..11 1 mi
....... .v^ -v A A. imv "Mti ? veins ui*i, a V"/
Host llnni, , 1 00
Best Ewo, 1 00
I.cst collection of I'oultrv, 2 00
Best l'Jfi pounds of Flour. 2 00
Best f> pound* Hotter. 1 00
Best 6 poumix Cliecse. I 00
Best one-half bushel of Apples, 1 00
l>est Siile Iri'ue-tnnneil, Harness, Upper
and S'?le Leather, etudi I 00
Best pair turn's Sln.cs, 1 Oil
B'*xt pair lady's Shoos, 1 Oil
B.*>t 0 pair Brogao* I 'id
Best pair 11 iois. ti .!:}
Besf sell Single 11 sinless, 3 00
.l?st sett l>.uilile ll..i*ne? . ' f> 00
Best votf tw i-11 T O W.. II. . .
Ho:' 2 (I :
H"-t riiliif; iii i ll 'iin l M n 1 OM
15.' .: A.<b, 50
I ? -kt MiittriCiC. L'"
Most iMnw StiM-k. ;'>()
licit twn liorae Wuj:?i?, 5 00
Be* l tino-liorne Wnjron, 3 OH
.,. .-1 ,....> IVVIO, 'I <1(1
Host Coverlet, 1 00
Beat Counterpane, 1 00
Best 10 yards Wool Jeans, 1 00
Best pair Wool IIoko, 60
Bast pair Cotton Hose. f>()
Host pair Wool half lloso, * 50
Bom pair Cotton half I lose. GO
For tin; host articles of Knitting. Netting,
Crochet and Kneedle-wnrk premium* will ho
awarded at the discretion of the S cietv.
N i premium will he awarded for any article
unless it is of superior character.
M-Jmhcr* are requested to pay their dues hofiiie
WM. HtJNTEU, President.
, Sept. 8, I860 0 tf
T1114 ST'AT K O F SO I Til CAROLINA,
in oiimnaky? i'tokknh.
H. A. Thompson, c.K.P.O, Adtu'r, J po|J||on fw
Mnrtlm .1. Miller, et. al. j 1>ar,i,iont
IT iirmonriiiff to tav tmiisfimilrkti iimi m....?i.~ i
1 Miller nnd La urn E. Miller, dol'emlunts in tliin
ease, reside without tho limilh of this Slate : It in
ordered, therefore, that tho said absent parties do
appear in tho Court of Ordinary, to ho hold at Pickens
0. II, on Monday tho HUh day of December
uoxt. ami object to the partition or sale of tho Ileal
Kstateof Hubert L. Miller, deceased, or their consent
to tho same will bo entered of record.
\V. E, IIOLCOMUB, o.v.t).
Ordinary\s Ollieo. Sept. 8. 18i?0 8m
'pilK undersigned have formed a partnership in
1 . ; practice of Law and Lquity for I'irkcni*
i>i?!i ii i. Mr. II a nous may be consulted ot hit)
line in Pickett* end Mr. Om< at Anderson.
.) \M V.A L. (>H H,
W. M. MADDEN.
i>:..I i < > 11 ,A
MIM-iih II. iimy i". ir?-4II?(f
TlIE CNDEUSIONED Ih now ivepaved
i" do work in hix line, at xlinit notice,
\ir ami in & workmanlike milliner, lie can
always be found at hi* Shop. Term* moderate.
1IAUHIS0N II AY N ES.
Out. 13. IH'i.) 12 lf_
(JREENV1LLE MARBLE YAKI).
rpiIE nuhsorihor lias on lmnd nnd in conMnn
- I ly receiving a large and varied nuaortnipnt
American and Italian Marble,
To which he would cnll the attention of tln?oio
want of a Huitahle Monument to mark the upot
where repopo the remuiiiH of their departed iel?
ative.K and friend*. Carviog nnd lettering of
all kinds neatly and promptlv executed,
JWaT"Particular attention paid to oidornhv mail
JAMES M. ALLfeN.
Greenville C. II., S. 0.. IV h 22 !51-lf.
*N. B. He refer* to 1> 0 Woatfieh!, Oo*er.Co*p
Marklv & Co.. I>r. M B Karle. W II Watfon,
Kxq., Col I) Hoke. 11 McKay. Enq.
i. vr. NIMIHIM, JII. J. W. KAHKIHON. 7.. C. 1'1'J.MAM.
N OR RIS^ H ARRI SON & PULL1AW,
Attorpieyn nt Law,
AND SOLICITORS IN KQUITY,
WILL attend promptly to nil bullbetfl cr.tru?t?4 >
TT. to their care. Ma. Poi.i.iam can n'.wtiyH l>c
| found in the Office.
uimv* AX ??U;K'.:ns h., s. C.
Rcpt. ft, 186ft o tr
'? -* ? m
\V. K. KAHl.gY. <8AAC '.y (OKU V V K.
" "EASLTTT & WIckUFFE,
AlloH^v^ M EftW,
jiVKpMiKitinlly to nil busintM c?i
.1 V\-V t.ruilo<!l to tllciV enr<* Iti tlio l)ufrlcr.?
I comprising tfio VV??Acrn t-ircuiU >
i ' OFFICE AT I'Jt Ki-.NjS C . |l,, K? C.
??pt. 26, 1866 13 ' If