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trade ia . .
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?tock at affording tb? bett gradea of
Extra and Family Flour,
to be bad in the markets.
Our grooeriot generally are all
sud our DRUGS and MEDICINES are war?
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Besides the ?tuai etock of DRUGS and MED.
ICINES. we keepalwayt on hand, we offer two |
invaluable preparations of eur owi> manufacture.
FOR TH B PERMANENT CURE OF
Chills and Fevers.
in admirable combination of TONICS adapted]
to all oases neediug Tonio Medicines.
COUNTRY PRODUCE of all kinde taken in
BaRTER for gooda at fair prlcet.
J. A. MAYES A CO.
Jan 1,1870_ ly
Harbeck, Conklin & Willis,)
Stoves, Tin and Japaned "Ware,
And Agenta for
Kaoline aud Enameled Ware?
For sale by
L. P. LOBING, Agent,
June 9- Sumter S. C.
O. F. HOYT.
P. HOYT, SUMTER,
-yyoiILD respectfully inform his friends
end the public of Su ni to r, and adjoining oountlcs,
that be has recently received a ohoico selec?
LADIES' AND GENTLEMENS*
SPECTACLES, &c, &c,
Hit atook embraces all ?tho latest styles, and |
will be told at reasonable rates.
THE undersigned would most resp*ctfully
announce to tho people of Sumter and sur?
rounding country bae?be lia?? Just received a |
SPLENDID LOT OF
Ma o ?
snd ls now prepared to receive and ozeoute or
der? of all kinds in his lino, with neatness and
IRON RAILING FURNISHED TO ORDER. |
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SUMTER, S. 0.
General Life and Fire I
SUMTER, S. C.
X HE following Companies having Qomplled
?Uh the Law, ?nd deposited $20,000 each with
the Comptroller Genera), offer protection to
households against lott or damage by Are:
Security Fire Insurance Company of
New York, Assette, $2.017,869 81.
German Fire Insurance Company of
New York, Asaette, 1.058.054 61.
Georgia Hom* laurance Company,
Columbus, Ga? Arnotts, 468i78l 10.
Riohm?od Banking Insurance Co., of
Virginia, Aase tte, 270.540 24, rf:*
^Mareh 80 '^?^ffiTAgnot.
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MoCatehoa, deceased, will
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will please make paym.nt to I
. <A H. C. MeOUTCHEN, Adra'or.
Jan 19-tf *'
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XsJ?r 1,000 persoos testify
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tar Physicians use and recommend
weir 85.00 pots ordered daily for
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all Cute, Burne, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers,
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Chappell Lips and Hands. Eruptions, Chil?
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Put up in 60o. sises (and $1 pots for ramilles.)
All Druggists everywhere sell it.
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"Costar's" Rat, Roach, &o. Extermina?
"Coster's" (liquid) Bed Bug Exter.
"CostarV (only pure) Insect Powder.
"Costor's" (only sure remedy) Corn
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May 4_ _ly
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Recommended by tho best Physicians
in thc country for thc ouro of
Diseases of the Liver and
Loss of Appetite,
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The most delega^ Females (uko it.
NO FAMILY SHOULD BE WITHOUT IT.
^ir Sold by tho Principal Druggists and
The undersigned hove rocontly published n
series of NEW PICTORIAL READERS AND
SPELLERS, adapted to tho Instes of both sexos
in tho family ns well ns tho sehool room. Thoy
bavo been prepared hy tho Rev. Prof. J. L.
REYNOLDS, D. D" of tho South Carolina
University. Tho sorios consists of six volumes.
Reynold's New Pictorial Spoiler,.' 'je4
Reynold's New Pictorial Primary Ruuder,.2oo.
Reynold's New Pictorial First Reader,.40e.
Roynol.i's Now Pictorial Second Reader,.??o.
oynohl's New Pict..rial Third Rcndor.80e.
Reynold's Now Fourth Reider,.$1.25o.
SCH0 L HISTORY OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Told in a fniniliar stylo. Ky Professor JAME?
WOOD DAVIDSON, A. M. Price 90 cents.
Prof. REYNOLDS' WRITING BOOKS, io a
serios of numbers-20 conts cacti
A SCHOOL REGISTER to last six months,
A TABLE BOOK for young children,-50e.
The above i ublicntinns aro being oxtonslvely
used in this Stnto, North Carolina, and Georgia,
and wo are encouraged to go on mid publish a
wholo series of Sehool Dunks in all departments.
Duffie & Chapman,
Hitbliihera and liooktcttera,
COLUMBIA, S. 0.
Also for sale nt the SUMTER BOOK STORE.
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WILMINGTON. N. C., March 12, 1870. J
ON AND AFTER SUNDAY, the 13th inst.,
Pas son gs rs for til o W. A M. R. B. will
take-the- ftain at-Ao W. ? iv.lt R. Depot
and tho following schedule will bo run :
DAY EXPRESS TRAIN (Daily.)
Leavo Wilmington (W A W R R Dopot) 4:00 A M
Arrivo nt Florence.11(03 A M
Arrive,*! .Kingsville.".3:00 P M
Leave Krng?ville..11 >40 A M
Arrive at Florenoe.3:14 P M
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New Hardware Store,
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Would respectfully announce to hie frieuds end
tho public, that he bee received end opened, et
the above establishment a
Stock of Hardware and
om bracing orury article In this line of bueinoss,
whi?h he intends to sell at the
LOWEST k?HICKS, FOB CASH.
Ile will koop always in store, a complote, assort?
Collin's Axes, A mea' Shovels and Spadoe,
Trace Chains, Hues,
Rakes. Pitob Forks,
Crain Cradles, Soythe Blades,
Pooket nnd Table Cutlery,
Brass Preserving Kettle?,
Tin Wnre, Window Gla>8-all lites.
Persons In want of tho most convenient and
economical Stores, can ho supplied with the
latest improved patterns at prices which cannot
fall to give on tire satisfaction.
May 26 .
C T. MASON *
SUM TSR, S. C.
Has just received and keeps always OB hand
New und Beautiful Styles of
JEWELRY, FYE GLASSES, &C.
WATCH BS, CLOCKS and JEWELRY RE?
PAIRED WITH DISPATCH.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN
Boots, Shoes, Hats,
Opposite J. T. SOLOMONS,
Sumter, So. Ca.
Feb 1ft Hort.
On tho Cor. of SUMTER and CANAL-STS.
Where nil kinds of Work in the Blacksmithing
Line will ho finis-hod in a workmanlike manner,
ami at tho shortest possible notice.
Tho undersigned feels confident, from a sonse
of his experience, (in tho business for tho Inst
thirty years) that ho can givo satisfaction, both
in prices nnil in tho execution of nil work en?
trusted to him.
W. C. STANSILL.
April 20 3m
SPAIITANBUItO C. H.,
REV. A. M. SH HM', D. D.. President and
Professor Mon tut and Moral Sci nee.
I DAVID DUNCAN, A. M., Professor Ancient
Lnnguugos and Literature.
REV. WHITEFOORD SMITH, D.D., Professor
WARREN DU PRE, A. M., Professor Natural
JAS. H. CARLISLE, A. M., Professor Mathe?
REV. A. II. Ii EST ER, A. M., Professor History
and Biblical Literature.
The Preparatory Sch >ol, undor tho immediate
supervision of tho Faculty, Jno. W. SHIPP,
A. ii., Principal.
Divinity School-Rov. A. M. Shipp, IL D.
Rov. Whitefoord Smith, D. D. ; Rev. A. H
Lester, A. M.
Tho first Session of tho Sixteenth Collegiate
Year begins on tho first Monday in October,
18ft9, tho second Session begins on the first Mon?
day in Junnary, 1870.
Tho course of studios end the standard of j
scholarship remain unchanged, but the Fnoulty
now rt tl in i t Irregular students or those wiro witJj
to pursuo particular studies only.
Tho Schools also opon at th. samo time.
Tuition per year, in Cnllego Classes, inoludin
contingent fee, $54 in Spocio, or its equivalent ii
Tuition per your, in Preparatory Sohool, inclue
ng contingent fcc, $41 in currency.
Bills payable ono half in advance. Board, pe
Month, from $10 tn $15 In currency.
For further particulars address
A. M. SHIPP, Prosldonr.
St. Joseph's Academy.
CIINDUCTEn BY TliR
Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy,
SUMTER, S. 0.
THE Collrglnto Exercises of this
First Class Institute, will be resumed
Son tho 1st of Septembor. A prompt
~attendance is requostod In order to
facilitate the prugross and arrange
mont of tho classes. The now buildings are
spacious and elegantly finishod, furnishing ac?
commodations for ono hundred boarders. The
ox tensivo grounds and piazza.! aro ample for open
air oxcrclse, and young Indios are thoroughly
instructed in English Mathemstics, 1'ronch, Ita
linn, Muslo, Drawing. Painting, Ac, Ac Looation
healthy, air puro, wa'er good, and terms reason?
able. For particulars apply to the Superioress of I
St. Joseph's Acadomy, Sumter, or lo the Supo
rioress of tho Sisters of Mercy, Charleston, who
will endeavor to moot tho pressure ot the timo*.
Nov. 10 _
, MUSIC LKSSONSe
I Vocal and Instrumental.
he undersigned having taken hie residence at
ter, will give lessons In Singing and on the
PIANO ind VIOLIN. He will likewise give In.
. tn.ci l,ns in FRENCH, GERM AN ami ARITH.
TUNING OF PIANOS ATTENDED TOL
For further particulara, apply to hint at bil
residence In Harv lo Street.
H. 0, M. KOPFF.
[For th? Su mt*r Watchman.J
The Sideboard and Decanters,
A TRUE HISTORY OP HARRY C.
H, you must holp me off to night, tbe
ease lias gone against me. I will be
expelled to morrow and I cannot stand
the mortification. I have never told a
lie beforo ia my life, but I thought if I
eould get olear by a positive dooial of
the charges agaiust mo, aud olear my?
self, tbat I would make a desperate ef?
fort at reforming my life ; but tbe proof
was positive, I have been convicted,
md must get away to-night." Th?se*
words were spoken by Harry C. to bis
bosom friend H. as he returned from the
President's room where be had just
undergone a trial under the charge -of
"habitual inebriation," before the Trus?
tees of tho A. collego.
Harry C. was as noble a youth as
ever entered tho doors of a college. A
little below tho medium size, with erect
statue, jet black eyes and hair, and
tbe swarthy complexion usual to our
low country, with a high forehead, open
and generous countenance, he at oaoe
impressed you as a person of unusual
brilliancy, manliness, and refinement,
and bis character was true to the model
which his countenance presented.
Though not in the graduating class, yet
the Professors agreed in saying, that
for hts advancement, ho was the best
educated youth in the college, and
decidedly the best orator and what was
a little strange, with the most graceful
gestures, ho invariably used the I Tc
hand. H. whom ho addressed, was
about h:s own age, ia the same class,
and his most intimate friend and com?
Harry 0. had been at college a year
aud hud won tho respect of the students
anti Professors, and had gained many
warra friends and admirers. The College
was under tho patronage of the Metho?
dist Church, and the whole community
were Methodists. Hurry C had a few
weeks before entering college, taken
upon himself the vows of religiou,
and though not himself a Methodist,
had preferred this institution and com?
munity ns best suited to assist him in a
religions course. As soon us he arrived,
he reported himself as a professor of
religion, and was at onco received into
thc band sf religious students, as one of
them, and though of a difforoot de?
nomination, neither he nor they know
any difference, forming truly a band of
brothers. Hurry C. atteuded punctually
the services of tho church, always at?
tended tho prayer meetings, had an
interesting class in the Sabbath School,
and for one year, amidst all tho entice?
ments of College life, main tu i ned a
pure aud consistent Christian deport?
ment, and uncontaminated, returned
home to spend tho. summer vacation,
about ten weeks, with brothel's, sisters,
On his return to College, Harry C.
at once showed a marked change in his
conduct, declared he had abandoned tho
idea of graduating, gavo up tho classics,
in which ho was especially proficient,
took up only a few English studies,
seemed not to enjoy the companionship
of his former religious associates, and
was found constantly in the company of
tho smaller students. Every body was
astonished, nono could divine thc reason
of the extraordinary change. H. stuck
to his friend and tho intimacy botween
them continued ns before. Every one
had his own solution for the problem
exhibited in Harry C's conduct, when
the difficult question was suddenly
unraveled by Harry C's coming into
II 's room very much intoxicated. He
had a troop of the Freshmen with bira,
for whose amusement he sang, danced
and gesticulated amidst the most vooifcr
ous laughter of the crowd. H. tried to
quiet him, but all to no purpose. Thc
next night he came again, and tho next,
and the next, until it becatno his place
of constant resort, where he remained
until a Into hour in tho night. H. was
at a great loss what to do. Argument
and persuasion were all lost on him,
and finally ono night the President who
came round to inspeot tho rooms, found
him with his morry orowd in H.'s
room very much intoxicated. He was
a man of unusual discret ion and dign i ty,
and he used no severity of language,
but in tho most paternal and affectionate
strains, addressed the company, espe?
cially those in whoso room the disorder
wus found, and begged them to offer no
inducement to students, to visit their
room during study hours, as it encourag?
ed a violation of the order of tho institu?
tion. H. was at a great loss what to do.
For more than two weeks, Harry C. had
been coming into bia room,. violating
the order ofthe institution, and1 prevent?
ing him and bis roommates from study.
Ho could not think of reporting Harry
0. and yet to tolerate it, waa to injure
bia own reputation for order and pro
prioty. In a ?hort tine however ba
1 ' ?pg i in . asm ??'it.
WU reheved from. his embarrassing
situajioDj The President wat an obaerv- !
tag mao, bad taken in the. whole ease,
understood the embarrassing position of
H. and saw that nothing bat prompt
action oould answer. He had tried pri?
vately to reaoh Harry 0. but he was
always so under the influence of spiritu?
ous liquors that he oould not impress
Harry. C.- was finally summoned be*
fore the Trustees o? the College to
answer for his conduct. His case, to
the Presideot was inexplicable.- He
stood so high, and his fall was so low
and ouddtm* that no one oould under?
stand it. A religious young man with
unusual prudenoe, stability, and in a
village where there wore not the usual
temptations to vice, the case was one
that puzzled every one and no one more
than the President, who in private had
done everything to aavo the young man,
and only summoned him before the Trus?
tees, whon he became satisfied that he
was irretrievably lost. Hairy 0. was
just returning from his trial when he ac?
costed his friend H. and requested assis?
tance to get away, that at least in part,
he might esoape the mortification of
feeling which a public expulsion would
bring upon him. He was now sober,
perfectly Bobor, and felt in his sensitive
soul, all the degradation of his condi?
tion. He had just made a masterly, but
ineffectual defence of himself on the
grounds of innocence, hoped to esoape
expulsion, and determined to retrieve
his reputation by an attempt at refor?
mation, but the proof was positive, and
he must pay tho penalty. His friend
H. sympathized with him deeply, and
at once determined to give him the
needed assistance The plan was ar?
ranged to wait until aller the hour for
the usual visit around to the rooms, and
when students and Faculty wore all
locked in the arms of sleep, quietly to
steal away .to a stage office four
miles distant. A small cart and shabby
horse were engaged to take the baggage,
and Harry C. his friend H. and two
other students, started on the journey
of four miles on foot. Tho road was
good, the night bright, tho atmosphere
balmy and tho little stars twinkled on
tho little company, as though they said
"we see you. These young friends were
to make the journey andreturn before
bell-ring next morning, so as to esoape
being detected in absence from their
While walking along, Harry 0.
narrated his history as follows: Said he
"I was born of wealthy, creditable, and
religious pareuts, who resided ia the
lower part of the State of South Caroli?
na, having their rice plantation on tho
Savannah river. My father was a thrifty
plauter, and though a man of large
fortune, determined to raise bis sons
industriously. Being the oldest son, I
was required' to arise quite early every
morning, take the keys out of my
father') bcd room where they were kept,
and seo that the stock wore properly
fed. My father and mother wero both
pious members of the-church. My
father never drank. His habits and
opinions were all against the use of
intoxicating drinks ; but he had some
brothers and brothers-in-law, who were
very fond of spirituous liquors and for
their pleasure und that of other compa?
ny, my father yielded to the reigning
oustom of keeping docanters with ohoice
liquors on the sideboard, and whenever
company caine in they were invited to
have something to drink and frequent?
ly my father would pour it out himself
and invite them to drink. This I saw
so often that I thought all fashionable
gentlemen drank-that it was manly and
genteel to drink, and when I was quite
a little boy I used to wish I wore a
man that I might drink too. Every
morning I pussed through the dining
room whoro the decanters were, and it is
not surprising that with these childish
views they should prove a source of temp?
tation to me. They did, and I began by
pouring a few drops iu a wine glass and
sipping it. My fondness (or it grew rap?
idly, so that in a little timo I oould
knock off a glass in as manly a way as
any of my uncles. This practice I con?
tinued regularly every morning, thon
began to slip a glass during 'he day un?
til in a comparatively short time I had
formed tho tastes, habits and disposi?
tions of an inebriate I craved stim?
ulating drinks, and waa perfectly mis?
erable without them. This formidable
habit was formed without tho knowledge
or even suspicion of roy parents, who
had porfeot confidence in my integrity,
sud before I was sixteen years old I was
a drunkard-under the infiuenoe of
liquor all tho time. The horrible habit
had grown so rapidly, and my appetite
was so powerful and ungovernable, that
X became alarmed, and saw that unless
I did something to arrest the progress of
the vioe, that I would be ruined son)
and body. I now do term in ed to quit
drinking, and belie vs I should have suo*
-!-J-i-i-1 - ? ??--ea
(beded, bat for tb? bewitching power of
I those decanters, glittering and lo tit i og
ootha sidaboard. Borne ti mea two weeks
would pass without my touching a glass
and the? the appetite would .become in?
controllable, as I would see them arrang?
ed on tho side board. No ona knew
these fearful conflicts, none on the plant?
atiou suspeoted I drank, I had learned
to neutralize the odor of my breath, and
never staggered, unless after my last
drink upon going to bed, and this waa
the time for my heaviest potion. My
case now began to grow desperate. I saw
before me a drunkards gra^e and a
drunkard's hell, and it seemed to me
that this must prove my in?vitable doom.
About this timo a meeting was held at
our neighborhood ohuroh, and I attend
ed with the family. I there determined
upon a change of life-gave my hand to
the Minister and united myself with
the people of God and enjoyed the sweet
pesos of pardon. Loaming through a
friend of the religious character of the
College at A. and the many pious stu?
dents there, I determined to enter, that
I might have a safeguard against the
perils which beset mo. I entered, and
for ono year my life was happy, virtuous
and religious-during this whole poriod
I draak not a drop, and felt I was safe
and secure. I had no desire for liquor,
no taste for it, 1 really detested the idea
of ever tasting it again-the victory was
complete, I thought.
I returned home ?o spend the vaca?
tion, and never once thought of the
peril of coming in contact with the de?
oanters. My father kept some fine
blooded horses, and there wore some
favorite oolts I had not seen for a year,
and having arrived home at night, I
had the painful suspense of waiting un?
til the morning to see the favorite youag
horses. My sleep was broken, and quite
carly I arose to see the fine blooded oolts.
I ran down tho stairs and never thought
of the deoanters until they faced me in
all their bewitching power. I stopped 1
unfortunate pause t they seemed, to
draw me with magnetic power, and the
first thing I knew, I was at the side?
board with my hand upon a decanter.
I thought, I will not drink, I will only
tanto a drop and pass on, I knew not my
own weakness. As soon asl tasted a drop,
rn; appetite with the powor of a demon
seized me. I was shorn of my strength,
all power was gone, and I drank, and
continued to drink. It seemed to me as
though I had fallen into a fearful abyss
from which it was impossible for me to
escape, and I yielded to my fate and
drank on." Then raising his voice, as he
was wont to do upon tho stage in the
College chapel, and with that peculiar
but graceful gesture of his left hand, he
said, "Boys some men say they do not
drink for tho taste, and others say, that
they oan quit it when they please, but
I drink for the taste and the feeling,
and I cannot quit. I am lost to ray pa?
rents, to myself, to my oountry, to my
churoh, and to my God. I expect to
live and die a drunkard, and fill a
drunkards grave. Reform with me is
impossible." I shall never try again. I
imbibed the taste so young, it has grown
so steadily, and developed itself with
suoh extraordinary power, that I am its
eternal victim. As a terrible serpent, it
holds me in its raassivo folds, and I am
powerless, osoape is impossible. The
tears flowed from his eyes in a torrent,
and his young companions wept with him.
They tried to inspire him with hope, but
their words only seemed to cost a pall of
blackened gloom over bis face.
His friend H. asked, what were his
plans for tho future. Ile said, ?1 expeot
to go to Charleston and got aboard some
vessel of war in the Uuitod States ser?
vice, and shall never see my parents
and friends again. They are all look?
ing forward to my graduation with tho
most pleasing hopes. They havo uo
idea of my condition, and it will break
my mother's heart, and bring down the
gray hairs of roy father with sorrow to
tho grave." Then handing a letter to
his special friond il , he begged him to
retain il until ho should reuoivo in?
telligence, that ho hud succeeded in
getting a pluoe aboard a ve?sol, and
then this lotter was to bo given to Pres?
ident B. "Ile sure said be to retain it
until you hour from mo."
The three young friends saw him
start and returned before day. Weeks
passed away and nothing was heard from
Harry. C. and when two and a half
months had gone by, II oonsolted with
the two other friends, to know what was
to bo done with the letter. Tho opin?
ion prevailed, that probably he had got?
ten off suddonly, and had no opportunity
to write, or that tho letter, if written,
was miscarried, so H. gave the lotter to
the Prosident It was a letter of thanks
to him especially, and to tho other
officer* of the College, for their kind
noaa to him. It stated that they had
done right in the course .bey had pur?
sued. That his bad habit? had boen con?
tracted before be ?ntered oollege, and
he designed to go^lo ihAiy ?od 5frc
employment ?board l?mo vessel in Ai? i
United Stat?? service, ?nd tie ver expect?
ed to SM his h6me ?nd parents again.T-^
As Hoon as President B. had read the
.letter, ha wrote to Harry C'a fa thor,
informing him of his purpose. 1 The
father h m t? ned to the city/ .od found
bim ta the most pitiable ' destitution,
?bout to embark on ? V?jsel of war and
brought him hom?. There he made .
feeble effort at reform, add finally aban?
doned himself to his appotite, in a few
month! 'ho' Wae taken with delirium
tremens, became a raving mariiao, was
taken to the Asylum at Col1>mbia, whore
he ended his own existence one might
by hanging himself with his suspenders
from his bed post; Thin ended tho life
of one of the most brilliant young men
that South Carolina ha? ?Ter produoed
but who fell a victim to the greatest
ourse whioh hhs ev?r visited Our
earth. .. n ' ?
TUB LITE DUCHESS IIB BBBBI-A
. BOBIA N VIO HISl?BV.
The Duchess de Berri, who died with?
in the past fow days at the advanced age
of seventy-two, was ono of the moat re?
markable individuals in recent events of 1
French history. She was the daughter
of Franoisoo I., King of Naples, and io
1816 was married to the Duke de Berri,
the heir presumptive to the Frenoh
throne. The union promised to be a
happy ono, but it soon terminated by*
the death of the Duke, who was mortally
stabbed while leading the Duchess to
her carriage at the door of the opera.
The assassin was a fanatical Bonupartiat,
and avowed that he wished to destroy
the Bourbon dynasty in the person of
the only member who oould perpetuate
the race. In this he was disappointed,
as some months after the Duchess was
delivered of a son, who was baptized
with great oeremony, and was regarded
as destined to be the future King of
Franco. During the revolution of July
she had resolved to go to the head?
quarter of the insurgents and present
the olaims of her soo. The old King
prevented this step by plaoing her
under arrest, and confining her to her 1
own apartments. The revolution tri? 1
umphed, and she followed the Bourbon '
family into exile. From the moment of 1
leaving Franee she was resolved to re- 1
turn and attempt all means of restoring 1
her son to the throne. This impelled 1
her to causo a rising in La Vendee, dur- 1
ing whioh she beoaine tho heroine u of 1
many adventurous seen es. Driven from *
place to place by the columns of troops 1
on her footsteps in every direction, she J
took refuge in th? oity of Nantes, whioh
she entered as ? eouotry woman, bare?
footed, and oarrying a basket of eggs 1
and vegetables. A safo asylum had been '
prepared for her in that oity; ? but she 1
was betrayed by Dents, a man w.bo pro- '
fessed great devotion to her interests. (
M. Thiers and the other members of the
Cabinet had stipulated to give him, it is 1
supposed, 1,000,000 fiancs for the
information which led to her arrest.- 1
Her imprisonment gave rise to great
ooramotion in France, whioh was intensi* 1
fled by the admission that sho had con
traoted a secret marriage with the Count
of Luohessi'Palli, an Italian nobleman.
Upon her release sha left France, and
from that time she lived retired from
the politioal arena. She resided at
intervals at Venice, where she owned
the beautiful Veodramin Palace, and iu
her princely castle of Bruosee, in Sty
ria. A concourse of friends visited her
constantly, and showed that she was
still popular among many of the French
people. Her son, Count Chamboard, is
the head of the eldest braneh of the
Bourbon line, and is regarded by his
followers as the legitimate inheritor of
the Frenoh throne.
B?&, It is one of tho most depressing
' things in tho world to be with those
who habitually speak evil of others.
Oue fools in a oharmod oirole of hope?
less iniquity, if it be not ono of delusive
appoarauoos. Everything is bud
throughout, and there is not a square
inch of virtue left for our weary soul to
rest on. People whom we have loved
since we wero children, aro shown us as
scamed and scarred with iniquities, and
unworthy our most tepid regard ; names
that wo have venerated are stripped of
their laurels, and crowned with weeds
and straw, or made out to be the more
shadow of names, if indeed they are not
the shadows of foul substances ; doo*
trines wo have hold reverently, are no
longer golden songs of poaco and truth
hut sounding brass and tinkling oyra- [
bals ; everything is sneered at; every
uno decried; and all the poetry of life is
is vulgarized, and brought down
from the roseate glory of the
upper uir, where our loving faith
and I'm ey plaood it, to the I (?wost stratum
of mephitio vapors. There ix no hoavon
above-only tho narrow roof of a stifling
vault, whioh is the tomb of ali that
makes lifo worth the living. And when
we objoot to this reading of things, we
aro laughed at for our ignorance, bid?
den to take warning by experience, ?nd
told that skepticism and unbelief are
emphatically the produots of knowledge
of the world.
BgU A Chinese dootor is en route
for New York, for th? purpose of ooring
every diseste known to Gotham. He
is said to he? most learned man, ?nd
the way ho will administer rnodioinc
will astonish native- practitioners. Let
tn whfoh rats have been bolled, or Vlf
astringent fro?, th? bark *f a' puppy
dog- Gotham bids th? Celestial physi?
cians a hearty webwtae.
Highest Style of -
decided unanimously again?i jeuuitiog
with th? - Northern' bhjBoh ?? jTHIra' ^e-.t i
ter mi osti?n will be les? 'db^>p6lrmug,'
tp tho ,Nftfberp .MetbodUtV' jllM? ?KA
an opposite couran had been ^excepted .
by theta. The proposition mad? by tho '
Northern Conferenoo -was of a bhnfeet?r M
that evidently anticipated rejection^* "h
it wv* not pot forward exprenaly to Bo
rejected..,f?dg?,by, thoa? tulpaof -ott ; ;
quetta f M?lfppD?f aa"fu%i?o.(ra,^|loi?a (
aa to secular tuatters, tua 4offer Qt. ?MO ,^
Northern Commissioners' pould not Wre
been aooeptod wttbbu^eVrae*humjft?>f
tion and loa? of aolf-rcspoolf*tipoia'v^Ke ?
part of the, ?out b erneta. ; Io deel tain g -
ii they but aoted a? the aUgoiuriea of
auy Church io thc world would. aol uu;
dcr like circumstances. The jrj(^rua?
tions given to tbe Coramis.Vibue'ira -from j
tboNorthern Conference directed them
firut to "coufer with tho late--liCommis
sion from th,e African Mt?tIi?d?8t,JBp?BQO.
pal Zion Churoh" whth a ..view '
union, and afterwards to negotiate with,
"simular ?ommtfeiops from auy Meijip?
dist Churoh that may desire *V. ftaie
00100." Tbcoolored-MeVhodlstOburoh gg
is here mentioned by ttiame e?d pue 1
Brat as the principal object., of Nq^bcr?
solicitude,, while thc Great 8ontherO
Ch ur oh of tho same denomination ia
only hinted at in language which could
uot fail to be construed in the "Sooth aa ./'
an intentional alight. Had tho North- '
om branch intended their overtures to
bo rejected, they could not have phrased
a ?ct of instructions more directly .oalt
oulated for that end." Tho Memphis
Conference could not but regard it evon
as something more than a breaoh of eti?
que tte. They could not but I feel ag* '
grieved, thai, the Northern : Churoh ; ?
should seem to, desire IQ effect a np iqn.,
with th? colored! Church South to ibo j
exolusion of tho great Southern branoh.
To the latter it appeared, aa a matter of
course, as if the Nr-'horn Methodist? '
wera tryjng to break up tba fraterna.!
relation* wjtioh'unite the whito: and
colored Methodist organizations of; tbe
South, and they could not ba , expected
to do otherwise tbau resont suoh an ef- -.
fort by the unanimoua aotion tiiey have ?
taken.' If a re-union of. the. tWO; great- j
seotiona of the M. K. Church ia over to ,
be effected, it eau only be done through
the Southerners' in terms sufficiently
ieftnite and courteous, and' free -' from 1
my Bomblanoe of pol i ti oal pu posea. The
recant attempt was so awkward- and tho '
failure so baa ead the.feeling t left bo
bind in tbe,South BO very, noploasant .
that we do not cherish the expectation ?
that the broken Churoh will be rejoined .
for years to come.
B*3u Tbe Greek philosophers hold
(bat a thick neck indicates a strong
sharacter. A well-sized neok^?ot too i<
thick, shows high mindedness ; a long
il e n der n eek, co wa r d ico ; a very short.
soe, cunning. Tbe animal types these .
follow.are respectively the lion, tbe.
stag, nod the wolf. Thin lips, looso at
the ends, and the. upper overfaping,
also shows high nt in dean ess ; und . thia -
too, belongs to tho Hon type and to high '
spirited dogs. Thick lips, the upper
projeotiog, show folly, and belong to
the type of the ass and the monkey.
People with projecting upper -lips, and V
prominent gums are apt to he abusive.
A nose with thick extremities shows .-?
indolence-the povine type. An aqua
lino nose, well cleared from tile ' fore*
bead sKow? highmindedness. Thbehnio
indication is offered by^a. sound nose) t>
flattened at tho end. -A noaa turning
up rapidly from the forehead shows im?
pudence. Nostrils wide open chow
passionate character. Fleshy laoo shows
indolenoe and cowardice; lean faoes,
diligence ; little faoes, small minded?
ness ; large faoes, slowness and stupidity. . -
The middle size is the best. If .there
are baggy formations) nb o nf tbe eyes
the tubjcot is fond of drink. Little*
eyes aro a sign of little mind ; great ot
permanent eyes, of stupidity: copgraye
eyes, of a misobievious . disposition.
As to their oolor, very black eyes ?hows
cowardice, ab also gray and . the pulo
colored oyes, those of the blonde typo,
and bright gleaming eyes, indicate oou
rage; glittering eyes * sensual oharac- * ?''
ter. Tho forehead, if little, shows in?
aptitude to learning, if very large, stu ?
pidity ; if round, insensibility; if square
And symmetrical, ?olLwill. A largo
head shows insensibility ; a little hoad,
livoly perception ; a peaked head, im?
pudence. Little ears belong to the
monkey typo, and great ears to the
donkey. . One may observe that tho
best kind of dogs have moderate. ears,
-Mr. Marie Twaiu hos had his . fbr^
tune told. He remembers os much as
"fours was not, in the beginning, a
criminal nature but circumstances
changed it?, At thc agc JS^.V.t?nfi you
stoic sugar ; at fiftoeu y^fCf^loT^'pioncy ;
at twenty you stole hottl&f&?lp OflSVOoty
flvo you committed''isriotr; afc thirty
-hardened in crimo-you bCcum* an
editor. SioCe then your '?dxocot haa
been rapid You a?e now n publto
lecturer. Worse things ave in ' storo
for you-yon will be a?nt *> Gongro** ;
?eitt to tho Penitentiary j abd' then '?'
finally,.bappinoss will ooma to jon again
-?lf^^woll--ryoo will be hrtg*&'v .
.^4lie Detroit Pren auggests . these
new reading? in the primer: ?The
goose is on har roost. She ta a fina
quadruped, and baa a tenor voice. Can \
the gdose fty fer? No? neither 'the j
foose nor the rbinoeoroe can fly far.
[er? ia tho gas -works. It is u high
building. AU our eoogiaasmeo Ave.boni
tkjsjm,,<Di> onngraanaao ever ateal? b't*w>'