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I VOL. Y. PICKENS, S. C., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 88 itafK ~ "atTTT
South Carolina Affairs
"Bull Run," the able Washington
correspondent of tho Augusta Chronicle
and Sontinol in one ot hi? interesting
lottors to that journal, has tho
following, concorning South Carolina:
Ex-Govornor Moses, of South Carolina,
has mado application to the Pro*
sidont for tho appointment as Minister
Plonipotontiary to Liberia. His
application is ondorsoct by President
Koborts and other functionaries of
that far distant Colony. It is said
horo that Cardoso is also intorestod
in "Tho Grand African Continental
ltailroad," and the object in Bending
Moses thoro is to onablo the projectors
tlio hotter to hoodwink tho na*
tiyoB. The Atrican projoct may yot
solvo tho Southern problem, at least
it will rosult in ridding tho States of
many obnoxious carpot baggors.?
'TniMiAH to n lan n 4 A <
AUK UV( iu iutJW tt LV VIIv jfivjjvvi;,
and know whoroof he was assorting
when ho mado his declaration and
propositions in tho rocont negro Convention
Tho Aiken Tribune is right when it
deolarcs that Cbarlonton is boneflttod
by tho rocont municipal election. Tho
plan to givo tho Conservatives possession
of tho city two years honco is
thoroughly matured and oannot fail of
fllir>f>oaa Tint nil hnnn i lio t Sm???n!nlr
MMVVVWUI JUVV UU IIU^V kili* V
tho oditor of tho Tribune, has by this
discovered bis mistako in temporarily
endorsing Radicalism, and ban again
roturnod to tho D?mocratio fold. We
will welcome him back.
An interesting set of politicians
from South Carolina have just loft
hero. Thoy camo on to confer with
loading Radicals on tho political out*'
look for next year. Tho dologation
it'fl Q linnHn/! I\qr o 1 1
It. B. Carpenter, who is fishing for
re-olcction to tho Judgeship of tho
Columbia Circuit. Tho other members
wcro Runklo, Northrop, Jim
Thompson, of Froooman's Dunk noto?
riety, and a little follow named Gay*
lord, who camo along to keep tho
party sober, and see thut tho intoresta
of his Iriond Mobcs received no detriment.
After destroying an immense
amount of mean whiskey, and lavishing
thoir monoy in quoetionablo ways,
the party loft for homo?Gaylord
having to purtliaso tho roturn tickets.
Thoy resolved to renominate
'refoi mer" Chamberlain, with Cain,
of Kdgcfield, for Lieutenant Covornor.
Whittemoro is on their slato for So??
cretary of Stato, and BoWen for tho
Treasurer. If this combination wins
tho people can best judgo of Cham*
borlain's efficacy as a "reformer" next
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your, aiio negroes aro still horo who
chargo Gov. Chamberlain with complicity
in tho Crowe murder. Thoro
is no doubt in my mind that Crows
wag killed by Radicals for political
Djca j 11 of an Old Fashioned Vib
qinian.?Virginia has lost another
gentleman ot tlio old school in the
person of Colonel Thomas Jefferson
Randolph, of Edge Hill, in the county
of Albemarle, who, after a long
and well spent life, lias been gathered
to bis fathors. Tho Enquirer
published a brief biographical sketch
of tho deceased, from which wo take
flnL T?unf1filnli idiio
ii (in ?nu UIUVXJI t?MII
of Gov. Thoinnfl Mann Randolph and
Martini, tlie daughter of Tliomas Jcf.
fcreoh, and was born September 11,
1702, and was the oldest grandson of
Tl.,vrv. T^A- " ' *?- ?
jLuviuno u VHUIKUU* VvOI. JUMHIOl |> I i
pawed many of !iia early days with
his illustrious grandfather, and was
with him a portion of the time during
his Presidency. lie was a
scholar of remarkable research and
ot tho most comprehensive information
as regards political hiatorv ami
the bl ighter ora of the present centu
ry. Ilia debut in political lite was in
1832 as a representative of Albomarie
County in tho L ?wer IIoiiho of
tho General Assembly. Hu wiw a
member of this body ponding the resolutions
lor abolition. and uror.?i?
supported thorn ; and, upon appear*
ing beforo his constituency at tho ens
suing election, was again returned,
although Albemarle was ono of the
largest slaveholding counties in the
Columbia Register of the 20th
The following communication was
handed to us last night by Mr. II. L.
Shrewsbury, of the school book commission:
The Governor and Mr. Shrewsbury,
two of tho members of tho
school book commission, have read
letters and editorial of the News and
Courier to day, respecting the als
lodci d notion nf -T Dmiiflana Rnlioft.
Bon, a mombor of that commission.
Thoy unito in requesting us to state
thlough the Register that no knowledgo
or hint of any improper ars
rangoments or proposals of Roberta
son ever came to thorn until nftor
the work of tho commission was completed.
They say that tho Governor
wae present at nil the meetings of the
commission, and that their own ac?
tion was governed wholly by their
views of tho merits of tho books pre
sented for their examination. Sinco
the adjournment of the commission,
information lias reachcd them that
Robert son has mado corrupt proposals
to the firm of Brewer and Tileston,
in Buston, and a copy of a letter
by Robertson to a member of that
firm was to day shown the Governor,
which, if the letter bo genuine, discloses
the most corrupt purposes on
Tlioy further say that they sought
tho advice of Mr. Jillson, State Sn.
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Principal of tho Stnto Normal School,
in the selection of hooks, and were
largely influenced by the writton
views of Mr. Warren. They have
no knowledge that Robertson's du^
signs wore communicHtod to any
other members of iho board; and
while their own views ot tho proper
selection ot books were sometimes
overruled by tho commission, thoy j
regarded those cases as fair matters
Tliey 6ay that so far as tl.ey are
a hl? to areomjilinh it, tho matter alia!!
be investigated to the bottom; and it
any of the board have l)een guilt}of
corrupt practices, or if any of tl.e
books selected are shown to bo in
trinsically objectionable, they will
make the proper changes; and it the
charges against Robertson are sustained,
he shall be exposed, and bio
corrupt work undono, so far as it
may have affected tho work of tho
The Governor has directed Mr.
Shrewsbury, tho secretary of the
commission, to cull a meeting of the
commission immediately to take into
considerasion the charges made
against Robertson, and to take such
action as may bo deemed advisable.
Elizabeth-town, Octobcr 19.?At
tlin reunion of Union and (>onfodornto
soldiors tlio lino formed for march to
NVavorly, where Generals Pryor and
Kilpatrick spoko. The reunion Burpaused
anything ovor seen in this city.
At Waverly Generals Kilpatrick, Pryor,
Ilalstoad and Seitrol. Caotain Ed
wards, Confederate, and Captain Kossor
dolivcred addresses. Thero woro
recitations of music, eto. Returning
fiom Waverly thoy woro witnessed by
ten Uioti?and cititons. Tho wholo
city is ablaze with limo lights, torches,
fireworks and transparencies. The
lino marched through liroad-st. and
countermarched lo tho Shoridan houso
whero thero was a largo display of
fireworks. Addrosses wore delivered
from the tmlcony by Capt. Edwards,
Gon. IlaUtead, C'npt. Townscnd and
lie v. Mr. Kiotter. A grand suppor and
ontertainmont was givon to invited
guests at tho Shoridan IIoubo.
A hoautiful and oasily producod exhibition
of crystal formation may bo
seen under tho microscopo, aB follows:
Upon ft (dip of glaas placo a drop of
liquid chloride of gold, or nitrate of
silvor, with a partiolo of zinc in tho
gold and copper in tho silvor. A
growth ofoxquisito gold or silvor ferns
| u ill wpring up undor tho obsorvor's
I delighted eye.
The Proposed Negro Exodus.
Savamaii, Ga., Oci. 15, 1875.
Editor Morning News?For several
dava Ton liav? hnnn
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bead heavy phillippics about my African
project, but you invariably
connect nio with the L'berian coloui
zation ontorpriao. 1 hope you will
do mo tho justico to disconnect me
from Liboria, as I am no advocato
ot that institution. I do hold, bowever,
that God, in permitting tho
slavery of the negro of this country,
intended it to redound to the civiliza
tion and christianizatiou of Africa,
otherwise wo would havo to charge
our Makor with folly. I further
bolievo that wo, (tho colored poople,)
like tho Israelites, havo ultimately to
return to our lather land, and carry
with us the form of civilizatin and
the practice of that Christian religion
we have learned from your white
peoplo. This has beeu ray opinion
for several years, hut I have partially
concealed ihetn, because the idea
has been go revolting to my people
that I dared not utter it without incurring
their denunciation, but opinion
of late having rosolvcd itself into
the moat inexorable conviction, 1 have
detei mined to epeak as I fuel I ought
regardless of what may be 6aid.
I by no means advocate the emigration
of the colored people in mass
to Africa ; such a policy would bo
impracticable mid ruinous to the
object contemplated. But I hold
?I.?t ?|tA i : i / .. ii - -.1
?uut) IUV iiuiu luto (III1TUU 1U1 UiU cuiored
people to begin tho work Providence
has assigned lis.
I believe that the nf Mila
country will ultimately have to do as
tlto Egytiaus did?loud us their car
rings, finder rings and other precious
ornaments and jewels, or, in other
?vor<Je, give us aid to return to our
fatherland and build up a negio nationality,
that we may teach our
brethren thero tlio principles of civil
government and the religion of our
L rd and Savior Je6us Christ. Could
we get possession of Fernando Po,
St. Thomas' Island, or boiuo of those
healthy ft id salubrious it hinds in the
Galfof G ineft, we could carry up
the Niger river enough of moral, roligious
and intellectual enlighten
inent to redeem Africa in a hundred
You aek why X have not gone ?
My reply is, one, two or three is not
sufficient ; we want the foundation of
a colony. Give me a fosv vear? of
subsistence, and eoiiie old arms to
protect ourrolvea, and I will raise
the men, and in five years from to
day I will show yon a negro nationality
somewhere on (he continent of
Africa that will bo an everlasting
monument ot honor to the whites ot
thn country, and result in tho salva
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iluii ui iiMMitsaiKiu oi oemgiited Atris
cans. I have already written to three
millionaries asking them to aid me
with mentis to start tho work, but up
to this time they hnvo not responded'
J3ut it will be dono 6ooner or Into,
Your humble eorvant,
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li. 111. llilCNKIC.
What is tiikSun '(?Profoasor Hu*
dolph, in a longthy paper on tlio sun
sayB: A rnolton or whito hot maes,
850,000 miles in diaraetor,cqimlling in
bulk 1,2G0,000 worlds liko our own,
Having a surrounding ocean of gnu on
firo, 50,000 milos deep, tongues of fliimo
darting upward more than 60,000
miles, volcanic forces that hurl into
tho solar atmosphoro luminous matter
to tho height of 100,000 milos; drawing
to itself all tho worlds bolonging
to our family of planots, and holdinc
thom nil in thoir propor placos; attracting
with auoh auporior forco tho
millions of solid and stray masaos
that aro wandoring in fathomoss abyss
that thoy rush liclploss towurd him,
and fall into his flory ombraco. And
thus ho continuos his sublimo and
rcstloss march through his mighty or*
bit, having a period of more than
10 Ann a a a -/ ?
io,vui/,uuu oi yours.
The opizootic is spreading among
the work hortos in Cincinnati.
Stanley's Expedition?Three Days'
Fight with the NativesIlonry
M. Stanley, tlio discovorcr
of Livingstone, wo plunged with 300
folio worn Info (lin ?<" ? 11' ~
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African continont near tho closo of
last yoar to furttior tho work of exploration,
has writton two graphic
lottorfl to tho Now York Horald, ono
of which has boon published. It is
dated March 1. Fobruary 27th tho
oxpidition sightod tlio groat lake, Victoria
Nyanzu, which was tho second
part or tho program mo laid down for
tho hcroic comraandor, Tho march
into tho intorior occupied more tban
103 daye,and it soomn to havo been one
of unusual hardship. At 0110 point
tho oxplorors wore doserted by thoir
! * * '
; mii/iiiuBa jjuiuuh in uio nigiit, and tliey,
in conscqucnco, lost thoir trail, and
noarly porishod from hunger and
thirst. It was fivo days beforo they
found nativo habitations and relief.
Thoy woro reduced to such straits
that Stanloy was obliged to make
gruui ior raoro man ZZV men out of
fivo pounds of Sooth oatmel and thico
tins of revolontft arabica. Soveral men
perished in this part of tho march. A
threo days'battlo took pluco with a
tribo called Waturf, and 21 of tho
party lost their livos. Tho savages
completely surrounded tho camp, and
nothing but tho admirable discipline
of the party saved it from destruction.
Up to tho day of wrilirit? Stanlnv hnrl
lost more than half of his force by desertion
and deaths. Two of his European
companions. Frederick liarkor
jind I'iilwflni Poscock, died of the fc
vor, leaving but, threo white men.?
Although attended with such terrible
hardships and loss of lito, the expedition
Rsem" to have been gratifyingly
sucoeasful in geographical and scien~
The Gambler's Last StakePerhaps
tho cards woro stocked;
porhapa il was only his luck; anyhow
ho was being clcancd out with fearful
rapidity and unnnimit}'. "That's
my last V," said ho, as ho planked it;
"I novcr Bco such cards in my lifo.?
If I could only hang on lill tho luck
turnod?luck's got to turn, and onco
it tnrna it's good-byo, John. Gimmo
two. "Two pairs," responded his
lucky antagonist. "I boat ye; I'vo
got aco full." "Hold on," said his
adversary, as ho throw down his cards;
"tnino's two pairs of jacks." "liuatftfj
" iflimOI'lffti! i ".?? ,J _
--j *.vm %*?v niiMtutnuu uu\uiuu
of druw-pokor; "but I'll toll you what
I'll do?I'll bot you my loll oyo?it
coat mo $30, and you can got $10 for
it any day, for its black and matches
easy?agaiu $5 lor another turn."?
Tho nov?l wager was accepted; the
bully boy with tho glass cyo had two
pairs, aces and kingn, and his fortunato
opponent threo deuces. Tho fortunato
opponent put tho glass eye into
liia irna* fill * * *'
1VDB |)uvnct. Iicru, 81UU 1110
maddened and rocklcss gamester, an
ho rolled up tho loft log of his pantas
loons and unstrapped a cork leg, "this
ycro unworthy member's got hool
and instep joint and socket, loieo action
and kicking spring; it cost tno
$135, and it's worth $T>0 to-morrow.
I'!! plank it again Tlio chaU
longo was acceptod, and alter a few
deals tho successful adversary put his
third leg undor his chair. "Jlavo you
had enough?" ho naked, with a scarce
concealed sneor. "No," answered tho
othor, with a f'carlul improcation, *?
ho wrenehod a splondid sot of false
teoth from his unner iaw. "lcsa fulso
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koek nro work fifty IoIIh for or kol
(gold)alolo I'll bok you my kcok agail
iorty lolls." In lens than twenty mins
utoft tho lucky gambler wrapped up
ihe teeth in his liandkort:)ii<?f' Imiwl
ling them vory gingerly, as it ho wore
afraid that they might bito him, and
a ono oyed mewi with a limp upper lip
mignt havo boon seen hopping homo
on liiB right log, loaning hia left Hido
against tho walls to keep his balance,
n n/l A 111 r> t Ua aim ?* K I- ?
HUU lining iiiu nil mill nUUIl rulIUU'KH
an: "Kol loll ol luck! Kol lull ol Kol
lulled Karls!"?Chicago Tribune.
Thorauvo two ways ol paying dohl:
increaso of industry in raising income,
ineroaso ol thrift in laying it out.?
7 ? v^.w.
A Touohing Story,
Tho reason for tho fnondship to thfc
whito raco of Spotted Tail is in ado
known to tho public as follows: Somo
yoars ngo tho family of this chiof wcro
living at Fort Laramio, garrisoned at
that timo by companies of an Ohio
voluntcor cavalry rogimont. Ono
mo.Tiber of tho family was tho chief's
favorito daughter, a girl just ontcring
upon her w omai hood. The girl fell
violently in lovo with ono of tlin OI?in
ofticcrs, a fino looking j'oung fellow,
who did nil ho could to convinco her
that her affection was foolish and
hopeless. Day after day sho hung
around his quarters, waiting hours to
catch hight ol him, and perfectly hap*
py if only able to lollow him about.
It puzzled lior that she, a princess,
was not ablo to win tho lovo of this i
young soldier. At length her father
loai ned how matters stood, and com- 1
ing for her, sont hor away among
friends in tho Rocky Mountain*.?
There sho gradually pined away till
finally the chief was summoned to
receivo her dying message. When
ho reached her side sho urged him for
lilu > ' ... I
...? o?i\u iiuu lor IIIO BUKO Ot llIB
pooplo to be at peaco with the wliilep.
This messago givon, sho diod. Her
fathor hud her body conveyed to Laramio
and buried among the palo
faces. Spottod Tail often speaks ol
his dead daughter, and once in a
groat council with tho whites said:
"Wore nob the hopolossnoss of policy
sutlicient to restrain mo from nr?tn r.f
war, tho plcdgo I inado my doad child J
in lior dying hour would cause mo to
keop at poaco with your childron."
Cotton Manufactures in India.?
it appears that until recently Indi
an couon manufacturers liavo not
bcon required to pay any duty upon
importwl cotton, find which is used in
connoction with the nativo cotton in
their manufactures, whilst Manchester
goods exported to India pay an
import duty which amounts to $4,000
000 nnminlU' fn !>/?
......j . An vijv Kttu ui tuim uuiy
tho Mancheator manufacturer found
himsolf unnblo to corapoto with the
Kaatorn manufacturer and tho legislative
council of India has como to his
assistance by passing a law imposing
an import duty of livo per cent, on
nearly all tho imported cotton. If
Manchester is unnblo toconipcto with
inum minor mono circumstancoR, how
much greater would bo tho disadvantages
under which her manufacturers
would labor in competition with
When tho business of cotton manu
faciuring, now in ils infancy at tho
South, is fully dovoloped, our manufacturers?with
tho best cotton in tho
world at their doors, free from impost
(Iiitioe?will bo nl>lo not only to compote
with British manufacturers in
tho markets of the world, but to mo*
nopolizo tho trado in many countrios
now supplied by England. In this
competition English manufacturors
will find no protection in impost duties
on raw cotton, ns India, and if thov
would conlinuc to find profitable employment
for their capital the}' will
havo to invest it here.
"Oh, my friends," oxelaimed an
orator, "that L had a window in my
heart, that you mi^ht all look in and
neo mo iruin oi what 1 tell you!"?
"Would'nt a pain in your stomach
do just as well7" asked a small boy.
m + m*
Powdiops at night are diamonds at
morn; so tho tears wo wcop horc may
bo poails in hoavon.
A littlo Bangor girl, after returning
from church Sunday, was found at
tho washbowl, sprinkling her doll's
head. She excuscd hcr.sc f to her
mnmma l?v Rnvinr* ilmi dm
-J ""J "& uinvvi
told thorn that all children who would
go to hoavon, should ho baptized; and
she wnsn't froinrr In rink ???. I
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? ? ? ? When
a man wants a plug of tobacco
tho grocory throo fourths of a toiIo
off is only a step, but if his wife wants
a drink of cool wator froiri a neighbor's
well opposite, by some mysterious
agency that well bocomes removed
movo than half a milo away.
JL^ W. U,
I ?fadM? ??
The Strangest of Dnela.
PorImps tlio most rom'nrfcnblo cfrtcf
over fought took placo in 1803; It
was peculiarly Fronch in ita tono,and
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winu iiaruiy iiuvo occurrou unuoi* any
other than a French state of society.
M. lc Grandp'f-o and M. lo Pique, had
a quarrel, arftJiftg out of jG'rtlo'udy Con*
corning a lady. 'fhfcy agreed to fight
a duel to scttlo their respective claims,
and, in order that th'fe' heat of angry
imnmuu hiiouiu noi liuerroro Wltrt ttlO
polished elegance of tho proceeding,thoy
postponed tho duel for a month,
tho lady agreeing to bestow her hand
n the survivor of tho two, ifthoothof*
was killed; ai all events, this was in-%
ferred by tho two men, it not actually
expressed. The duelists were to light
in tho air. Two balloons woro constructed
exactly alike. On tho day
denoted, Lo Grand pro and his socond
entered tho ear of one balloon, Lo
Pique and his sccond that of tho othorj
it was in the garden of tlio Tnilloiien,
amid an immenso concord of spectators.
'J'lio gontlemon woro to firo,
not at each otlicr, but at each othor'rf
balloon, in order to bring them down
by tho escape f gap.; and, as pistola
might nanny imvo served this pur-,
poso, each u'ronant took a blunderbuss
in Iiih car. At tlio given signal
tho ropes that retains tlio cars woro
cut, and the balloons ascended. Tho
wind was modorato, and kept tho baU
fo'Ons at about thoir original dislanco
of eighty yards apart. When a halt
a mile above the surface of tho earth
a preconccrtcd signal for firing was
given. M. lo Jriquo iirou bui utiu?uu.
M. lo Grnndpro fired rind Bont a bull
through Lo Piquo's ball can. Tho
balloon collapsed, tho car descended
with Irighttul rapidity and Lo Piquo
and his pecond wore dashed to pioceB.
Lo Grandepro contincd his asconb
t rinmnlmt.ly. nnd terminated his suriitl
A gentleman wishing to discover
tho religion of nn Irish guide, inquired,
".Paddy, what's your belief?" To
which ho replied: "Wishu then, your
honor, but I'm of my lurid lady's belief."
u W hat's that Paddy?" "Wislia
and I'll tell you. 1 owe her five half
years'rent and she believes that I'll
never nav her. and that's mv belief
? 4 ? .
"Well, loin," said a blacksmith to
his apprentice, "you havo boon with
mo now throw month.6, and have seen
all tho different points in our trade. I
wish to givo yon your choice of work
fm* fi wliil* " 'Plinnk'on nit* "WaII
now, wlint pnrtof tUo business do you
like beat?" Shuttiu' up shop and goiu*
to dinner, sir.
A gray hair was espied among tho
raven lock o( a fair liiend of ours, u
few days since. "O, pray pull it out,"
she exclaimed. "It 1 pull it out tun
Mill come to tho funeral,*' replied tho
lady who had mado Lho unwolcoino
discovery. "Pluck it out novorthos
less," said tho dark haired damsel; it*n
no sort of consequenoo how many
come if they only couie in black.'*
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l'on t Keep in a constant lrot about
1 liings that may be annoying, or worry
about things you can't help.
Tr< ubleu aro not lightened by fretting.
Tho trno remedy is (o keep cool, and
try to master difficulties,and lot them
Sim Wished to he a June Bun.?It
was in Havio, wo says Long Hob, and
bIio was attending a revival of religion,
and had worked herself up to
tho point of going to the good placo
in a moment or sooner, if possible.?
As her friends around horgavo vent
to tnoir iccungs. ?nc nucwiso utu#ui0
samo ami cxclaimeil:
"1 wish I was a Juno bug."
A brother of sablo Imio standing by
"Wltnl you want to bo ono for!"
/inn . i . it i ? ?
i nui i migni ny 10 my johub.
' You h ol, nigger, pockorwood
kctcli you 'fovo you git halfway dar."
? Statcavillo AmericAn.
Cicnci'al Beauregard is likely to bocome
Hupcrintondent ot tho Louisvillo
and Nashville Railroad.