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Loifc BRANCH, Aug. 23,1870.
GBMYIBMBM :-Th? gayety of tfcls
placo hmo been iaoreased bj*the appear?
ance of the m il i tar j. element OB the
..ene. Fisk'? regiment (the 9th,) came
down last Saturday, six hundred strong.
They ar? wall dril ltd and handsomely
uniformed, with a band comprising
.bent 60 pieces. The encampment,
which is on "Ocean Avenue," between
ti? "Metropolitan*: and '(Clarenden"
Hote>, is weli ?nd accurately laid out,
and ?ll the disoipiiue of a body of regu?
lar troops is maintained. Thousands
attend the dress parados every afternoon,
to see the soldiers and the distinguished,
ot rathor notorious Colonel ; and to
listen to the fine music ef the Band
After the parade the regiment is some?
times marched through the avenue to
the south end and back. The Colonel
mono ts a splendid brown eharger, (eaid
to have oost $5,000!) and heads the
regiment, accompanied by Lieut-Colonel
Braiue, who furnishes the ?rain?, io the
military lino, for Fisk. It is an unac?
countable ambition whioh prompts the
?Prince of Erie" te seek this bloodless
fame as a make-believe aeldier. Yet aa
the scattering of seven thousand dol?
lars is tbo consequence of bis fancy, it
is a good thing for somebody. Perhaps
?ou think I writ? too much about "Fisk."
t is impossible to ignore his existence,
down here ; and although, socially, he
is tabooed, bis immense wealth, his
profuse expenditure, aud his open and
shameless immorality, bring him promi
nently before the public A few words
oooeeraing bim may not prove uninter?
esting. I give the particulars as I hear
them, without endorsement:
James Fisk, Jr., comm en cod life ped?
dling wares in a wagou, making Boston
his basis of operations. Even then be
was remarkable for bis enterprise, and
the neatness of hts team. A Boston
dry goods house, noticing bis smartness,
took him as a salesmau, aud be soon
acquired a good position. Ou a visit to
New York, he ai ton jed ono of the heavy
auction sales, aud purchased for his
bouse in Boston one hundred thousand
blankets. The auctioneers, uneasy at
the amount of the pale, telegraph vd tn
Boston to know if Fisk was authorized
to make tba pureba?*, and received in
reply, a message stating thal one of the
firm would come ou by the first train.
Ou the arrival of the partner, Fisk
eould not be found, but had left a mes?
sage stating that be bad gone to Wash?
ington and would return next day. At
the time appoiuted be did return ; and
on being asked by bis employer what be
proposed, to do with all those blankets,
replied that be hud already sold them
to the government, and had cleared
seventy five thousand dollars for the
house. The Boston merchants, after
du? reflection, decided that they oould
not afford to keep so bold an operator,
and desired to close his engagement.
Fisk, having an io tere?t in I 3 profits,
claimed bis share of the bunnies*. A
compromise was effected, aud Fisk re*
ceivod ninety thousaud dollars in
settlement. The whole ol this amount
he invested asa margin on cotton, and
tba war having suddenly ceased, cottou
want down and he lost his all.
In this desperate state of his affairs,
some one recommended him to Vander?
bilt, as a smart and enterprising young
man. Tho Steamboat and Railroad king
empbyed bim, and from that time bis
fortune wss made. Jay Gould, with
Fisk's assistance, turned Vanderbilt and
bis party out of the Krio Builroad man?
agement, and sc'zed upon, tho road
himself. What with buying up proxies,
and with stock actually held by them,
they obtained cntiro control of that
immenso interest. They watered thc
stock to suit themselves, appropriated
the earnings to their own use, and
bribed certain Judges so that the stock
holders were unable to obtain au)
redress through the law.
The stock, whioh used to sell at t
premium ou 81 00 par value, soon fell
aud ?9 now at 22 to 23.
The road and cars ore kept in tint
order, their business is constantly in?
creasing, but the stock holders get nt
dividends. Jay Could is said to fur?
nish the mind for this nefarious busi
ness and Fisk thc brass.
Fisk also owns the steamers wbicl
run to Boston (Stonington Lin*,) ant
by expending large sums of money ot
them, furnishing splendid music, aw
catering to the lica'itious habits o
young men, be has obtained a hight'
profitable busincs? tor (he lino.
fie owns tho Long Branch Boats am
they aro paying handsomloy.
His financiering in purchasing Pike*!
Opera 1 louie is worth mentioning.
Ascertaining that (8875,000) eigh
hundred and seventy fivo thousand dol
lars would buy tho Building, und thai
the owner would allow half a million t<
remain on bond and mortgage, Fist
undo the purchase. Ho routed to tin
Erie ll. ll. Co , a splendid suite o
ol?ces in tho Opera House for thirty
seven thousand live hundred dollar!
per annum, for /*// years, all payable ii
adonner, and with -ins amount (.>70,000
paid tho cash port lull of tho purchase
If Mr. Houtwell could mo ungo tin
finances of thc United Kistes tts well u;
that, the country would be soon out (>
debt ! Fisk ia said to be an amiable
good-hearted man, liberal to a fault nm
warm in bi? friendships. His wi ft
lives in Boston upon nu allowance suit?
able to his means, und ho goes to se?
hor occasionally. While iii New Yuri
uud at Lang llralieh, bo lives more lik<
au immoral spendthrift, than u shrewt
speculator. Perhaps ho does no worst
than many other men, only bo ?3 bob
and brazen, while they aro fcly und caro
ful, He 6000)9 never to havo heard 0
Hamlet's advice to his motlier, "tissumt
a virtue it you h nv n it not "
In appeuvauoo, James Fisk, Jr., i
not unpleasing Ile is quite tall HUI
stout wi'b fair complexion, light hair
a Human noso, mild bluo eyes, and i
moustache waxed ala Nnpoieuti 111.
To look at him, ono would say ho had i
good face Ho look? liku a well ty.di
New Yorker, perhaps a stook broker
or operator in a gobi room.
His carot?)', his manner ol living, ant
bis management of tho Krio H. H ar
subjects for soriom tbought. How ai
intelligent and onorgetio people oai
permit themselves to be ignored, an
their rights wrested from thom by
handful ol' advonturors, is u mystery n
lee? strange thoo Fisk's apparent ?JKOiN
ferenoe to ths opinions bis fsUow
mea. * . * Pr ti\ |
MT letter is too bog krgire:yoa> the
promised desorption of tio+fe place,
sod I mast sgsin dsfer it. * *
A few ereaiogs sgo we bsd s spica*
did Tie*of tbe "Aarora Borealis.''1
j A thin- line of ligbt spread it?
self aerees tbe booroo, in the
shape of a depressed arch. From
this, rajs shot np ai irregular in?
tervals and one broad belfof Tight near
the centre. It was all white, nntil
near the time of ita disappearance, wheo
it appeared a rot?ate hue and gradually
0. H. M.
WEDN ESDAY, AUGUSTS!*
A. A. eiLBEKT.--EDITOR
2lie Sumter Watchman has by
far the largest circulation (espe?
cially in the surrounding country)
of any paper published in Sumter,
and was established in 1850.
HUI M is?
The Sumter N'?tes, of August 25,
says that the New York World :
"Was originally a Republican paper ;
bat either because it was unable to com?
pete with the Tribune and Times, or
because it oould do more effectual
service to the Radical party by pretend?
ing to go over to the enemy, it hauled
dow n the Radical flag and rao up the
Doinooratio. The publisher, Manton
Marble, is still, as he was before, a
So says the editor of the Sumter
Can anything in the way of assertion
be more reokloss ? Neither Mr.- Marblo
nor tho World were ever Radical, or even
Republican, but always as now, incorrup?
Now read this :
Harper's Weekly, a Radical paper pub?
lished in New York city, where Manton
Marble lives, aud where the World is
published, in its issue of Feb. 5, 1870,
has a portrait of Mr. Marble, whioh it
accompanies with a biographical aketch.
It says : "he was a young man of sevon
" or eight und twenty when he assumed
" charge of the World, whioh ininicdi*
" ately became, under his management,
?* a powerful journal." He graduated
with the honors of the Uuiverairy bl
Rochester io 1855, taking the prize by
" an essay on the ancient and modern
" idea of a State, in whioh he maintained
" the non interference theory ol
I* modern Demooraoy. The Democratic
u sentiments of the prize essay Otdy prove
u that in the yrtykr viaturity of hit
u faculties, Mr. Marble saw no reason to
tt change his politics." A Dexuooral
when ho graduated, he has been alwayt
since, as he is to day, a Democrat.
The same journal gives the history ol
tho World newspaper, as a paper alwayt
Democratic from tlic beginning until now
It says : "Tho World was Detuororati<
" enough. It provoked thc utmost in
" digoaiiou of tbe Republican party, li
** outstripped all its Domocratio content
" porarics in bold aud bitter dcuuncia
*. tiou of some of the leading ant
? favorite measures of Mr. Lincoln')
"administration." Harper's Weekly
(however Radical,) says of Mr. Marble
in the same sketch : "Although then
" can appear in these columns only
" repudiation of his polities, we mus
" recognize his just sonso of the dignity
" of his profession, and 'his superiority
"to control by office-seeking politi
We know that a pewerful New Yorl
daily, recognized in both continents ai
a high toned aud lending organ o
American Democracy, is not affcot
cd hy such an attack. Not to vindicat*
the World, but to enable our readers t<
determine how far it may be safe ti
rely upon any statements of men au?
thing* from a paper so reckless in il
assertions, the foregoing is given.
RlWOItn IN LA V CASTER ?
The people of Lancaster aro thoroughly
awake. Reform Meetings are being heh
all over tho county. The last Ledge
gives us cheering accounts. Tho Magi
Mooting last Friday was a great sucoess
At Pleasant Vullcy, on Saturday last
(he Ledyer says, "a grand turu out o
the citizens, both white aud colored
resulted lu a hearty joining of hand:
and mutual pledge of friendship an<
identical in tor est. Thirty (ive edored
men caine forward and signed the roi
ol ibo ll cfo vin party.
At Curoton'a store, noothar day, out o
forty colored mon present., every om
spoke out in favor of the Movemen
for pcuco and good government.
i3*A? The Wabbington Star, in a re
cent editorial, uses this cmphatio lau
guage : "Thc deods of greedy, unscru?
pulous men, liko Holden in Nortii
Carolina, and Scott in South Carolina
arc doing infinito misohief to the Re
publican causo, making it impossible ti
build up a self sustaining liepublicat
party in thc South, and putting wea
pous ?uro tho bauds of the enemies o
tue party ia tho North."
Disowned In South Carolina, rcjeotci
abroad, Ciov. Scott uud his King mus
go down before the voioe of a people
whet fuel thutuodor their auspioos thor
oan bo no hope of either honest or goo
s*3u Tue Radicals have two oandi
dates for Congress in tho Third and i\n
in tho Second Districts.
l.ogth ?pemU* inrefete.no* te th. po?
litical ?Jaira oT th? State, and h?r
volee gives forth ao uncertain utter
The Pre*? of hurt week ceuUina-a
calm sod Mnaibfs editorial which eon
dudes ?s follow? :
"Th? people atiarg? adopted tho ooaree
recommended by the Unios Reform Par?
ty. For a time we entertained view? in re
gard to the Party tfast mads nt hesitate
in giving expression to oaf line of con?
duct. Aller matare deliberation we
we t??l it our duty to ?apport Hon. R.
B. Carpenter fer Governor, sod Gen. M.
0. Butler for Lient. Gov., and we heart ?
ily wish theos God ?peed in their of?
forts to reform the er ils that exist in
high place?, by reason of the power of
The Pre?? also contain? a call for a
Blas? Meeting of cit ?sen s "irrespective
of party feelings/' on the 5th of Sep.,
end sgain on the 16th, when Jndge
OABPKNTBR, Gen. BUTLER and other
distinguished speakers from abroad will
address tho people. We extend to her
the cordial word of enoonragemeat.
gtju That cautious sheet, the Wins
boro' New?, declares that so far as the
Reform canvass has proceeded, "there ia
<(maoh to soooarsge effort sad hope.
"The light is dawning, nod the sufFra
"gana are seriously listening to srgv
! "nient, ?od inquiring after thc truth.
"It is the duty of every intelligent man
I "to famish thom with information io a
"oalm sad temperate meaner. The.
'election can:be carried, if citizens will
'do their duty, and come toward to th?
'front of this battle against extrava?
gance, fraud and corruption."
H A DI O A IL B4?W ?? HAMBTJBO.
The Augusta Chronicle and Sentinel
of the 27th inst., says that a general
gathering of the SCOTT Radicale took
plaoe at Hamburg on the day previous,
The speakers were DKLARUE, PHI NC?
RIVERS, colored, and FRANK ARNIM
snd KEN NE KV, white. About noon the
exottement became very great-much
whiskey having been eonsumed in th?
mean time. Words became very hot,
and the meeting culminated in shooting;
cutting, and a general row. Dispute
about men and offices the cause of the
HOLDEN TO BB WPEACHEO.
Advices from North Carolina state
that the preliminaries are being arrang?
ed for the impeachment ol Governor
Holden. The conservatives state thal
they have sufficient evidence in theil
possession to] show that tho Govcrnoi
ha? done moro than enough to caust
his removal from office through the form
of impeachment. Some of tho Repub?
licans who blame Holden for politically
losing the State express a williuguesi
to assist in getting rid of him.
e*5F" A Reform dub was permanently
organized at Gill's CV ck, in Lancastei
County, on Mouday last. John B. Er?
win, Esq., president ; Jno. Graham and
T. R. Nesbit, vice-Presidents ; Davit]
J. Carter, secretary aud treasurer. Col.
J. D. Wylie, W. A. Mooro, Esq , and
others, addressed the meeting upon thc
important issues now before the people,
and counsollod unity and vigorous ac
KEEP IT BIiFOKM*THEPI!OriE.
On the 17th doy of March, 1870,
Judge James L. Orr was interviewed bj
a correspondent of the New York Tri?
bune, and gave utterance to the follow
ing severe denunciation of tho Radical
party, with which he is now associated :
"Tho results of the last three yenre
have satisfied the people that all thc
present evils of whioh they complain
might have been uvcrtcd by showing tc
the colored voters that they intend to
maintain their new rights. Large num
bora of the best men iu South Carolina
aro even now willing to espouso Repub?
lican principles, and would doubtless dc
so but for thc distrust which, as gentlemen
of character, and intelligence, thru -na?
turally entertain toward those who, b%
accidental circumstances, have been placea
in thc lead of the Republican party
men who do not, and never did enjoy pub
lie confidence ; men who are ignorant,
corrupt, dishonest and unfit, by reason oj
their early associations, for decent society,
They were adroit enough, however, lc
make the moro ignorant among the
negroes bcliovo thom to be t hoir best
friends, and by employing all the arts oj
the demagogue, and an unscrupulous use
oj'disgraceful agencies, they succeeded
in being eJoe'.cd to the most important
offices in tho State."
JAIL.s Ii. ORB.
Our oxobaoges will do well to give
publicity to the following whioh wc
glean from the Richmond Dispatch, one
of the very best papers published io
Virginia, so that ovory Palmetto gontle
mun cm know what is thought of thc
Hon..J AH. L. ORR, the would be Senator
of South Carolina. Read und puss it
CANDID.-Ws admiro the oandor ol
Hon. Jumes L. Orr, of South Carolina,
who, without circumlocution, avows that
ho intendes to aot with the Republican
party because it is so strong that it will
inevitably rule that State for yoars to
Come I There are a number of patriota
ol this sort in Virginia ns well as in each
of the other States. They aro soling,
uud will continua for a time to aot, with
the Republican party, beoauso it oon
trots all tho Federal offices ; but let thc
Democrats come into power, and these
sumo slippery knaves, will bo among
tho bitterest enemies of Radicalism to
ibo found in the ranks of tho successful
trii h? abell aeOe. prospect of tko -fy.
OMocrooyraJiog Soutk Caroliof? Ibra
lumbar cf years.
auna Y CLBWS * co.
Wartaka oooaaioB to mention apatberj
very remarkable suocoes of the obbv?j
finn. They have lately takeu op tho
banking of several important railway
companies, and somehow new* business
of the first class' seems daily drift
in tothe house. Mr. Cl? wa,
though of oar younger bankers, has,
nevertheless been a good whiio in bu?
siness, and ha? long enjoyed at national
reputation in his profession. Quiet,
urbane, never oppressed with oare or
grave under the weight of heavy, affairs,
tn. Wall stroet or tu sooiety, at his bank
at the dinner table, or at the soientifie
meetings; always easy, and though tn
souciant, as the French have it, yet
never pushing himself or his views, ^ he
hardly prepares us fer the surprises
whieh, in the social or the. banking
world, he takes oooaB?on so often to cn?
set. These quiet aohievemeuts import
oharaoter beyond mere talent, and this
ia wituessed also by the large lint of
dionis of the best ?ort who hold to and
believe in him, while uew ones of the
same kind are ooustantly resorting to
bia houst. The Loudon firm is Clews,
Habicht & Co., No. 6 Lothbury street.
We have already notioed tbs estab?
lishment io Loudon of a branoh of the
New York house of Henry Clews & Co.,
under the firm name of Clews, Habicht
& Co. The extensive nature of the
business transacted by these houses
many be gathered from the following
list, of which they are the bankers and
Finanoial agents : For the State of Ala?
bama; the City ot Brunswick, Georgia;
Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Minne?
sota Kail Road Company ; Brunswick
and Albany Rail Road Company' of
Georgia; Selma, Marion and Mem?
phis Rail Road Company ; Memphis,
Holly springs, Okolona and Selma Rail
Road Company ; Selma aud Gulf Rail
, Road Company ; East Alabama and
Cincinnati Kail Hoad Company: Wil?
mington, Charlotte and Rutherford
Rail Road Company ; Cartersvillo and
. Van Wert Rail Hoad Company, of Gcor
> gio; the Burlington and South Western
t; Tittil Road Coiupauy, of Town ; Westeta
, North Carolina Rail Road Company,
(Eastern Division,) and the National
Insurance Company, of New York.
5 Wall-street Journal.
' JOINT UNION KliKOHIU ClitJD?
i On Saturday last, the citizens ol
i Pickcns Township'nnd Wise Towushir.
met at this place, to organize, conjointly
a Union Reform Club.
Tho meeting, whioh was largely at
tended, being called to order, Capt
i Lewis Jones wa? culled to the (..hair
, Messrs. D. H, Bur ?soe and George John?
son were requested to aut as Secre
' Ail the whites present, and a goodly
' number of colored men, signed th?
, A Constitution, framed by A' J. Nor?
ris, Esq., was rend, approved of, end
' unanimously adopted.
Thc Club U to bu known as, "Thc
' Picketts and Wise Townships Union
, Reform Club."
A motion, made by Jame? A. Dozier
Esq.. that each Township give a Batbo
. cue and invito speukcrs, waa unanimous
, ly adopted.
At tho next, meeting of tho Club, lo b
' held ou Saturday the 27th inst , a cow
I mittee is to bo appointed to maka ar
I rangements for a Baibcouo,
After the organization of tito Club
I the crowd, consist!^ ol' both whites nm
blacks, was addressed in thc park, bj
' Gov. Bonham, Judgo Bacon, aud Lcroj
> Youmaas, Esq.
It is earnestly urged upou all mern
bera of the Club, und all citizens of th
two Townships, to be prescut at tin
next meeting.-Edycficld Advertise
T11K UNION RliPORiH.
Although wo have heretofore /akci
no activo part in tho political oarapaigt
I DOW going on in tim State, we hav
closely watched its progress, and we wf\
: deliberately expr?s? our opinion that i
' is the duly of every voler who desire
to secure un honest aud respect ubi
1 government fur tho State to use his .n
> fluenee und vote fur thu election of th
1 Reform candidates. As we under'
' stand the situation, we think th
use of the word '"pariy," ns ap
plied to thc Keforin movement, i
> a misnomer ; for it is a movement ti
i which members of both thc great na?
tional parties can give an earnest sup
' port, without sacrificing their principie
f or dissolving their putty connections -
The candidates were selected Withou
rcfercnoe to their scutimcuts as to na
i (ional politics, and the platform o
whioh th eso candidates stand looks ??le
ly to the internal administration t
> affairs in this Stato. It is simply a eon
1 test concerning none but citizens <
* South Carolina, and there ii no goo
reason why South Carolinians cannu
1 unito in this movement, and ut th
1 samo time udhcro religiously to thei
respective nutionul parties. A snppoi
of thc Union Ruforin movement, iu li
wiso transforms a Democrat into
Republican, or a Republican into
Democrat. With this statement of ou
1 view of tho si!nation, we dolare in favo
? of the election of Hon. H. ii. Carpool?
, for Governor, and Gen. M. O'. Bullo
for LioutouantGoverttor.- Yorkvitle iii
-- -<.?*>.?. --
I TRIS CAMPAIGN,
We learn from lbo<c who saw it, ihn.
after Judge Curpou'cr concluded hi
Jspeeoh ut Newberry Inst Monday,
I i President of ono of tho Leagues with
II number of the private members won
I up to him, shook him cordially by th
i hand aud told him publicly they niton
j dod te volo for him and General Butlei
This is but one of the many instnnoos w
1 havo heard wherein the labors of Car
' pentor and Butlor ?re being repaid b
the open and manly refusal of colore
men to be longer bound to tho chark
of the Scott Ring.
1 Wherever Judge Carpenter has spc
kori ho has confirmed the wsverinp
' ' revived tho hopes of the desponding an
i won munv converts te tho refon
porty.- Un ion Times, Any. 19
aro** ??JT ?Ult. |ro? thU poiek
Clinton fts?TMftrtla's Debet, marched
through the country to Jack's Old Field,
? te o de?? oas of? tttftl Militia eompany.
Th? pMteM ef?Iris long ataxoh WM, tait
tbo whit* men wool? oo tba* dev drive
tb? local miUtla fro? iU minier
ground. - - -
Joe Crews, ?nd ft D amber of the Soott
constabulary, led tb? company from thia
quarter. About ft thoueaod^aruied meo
were marching ou Friday Dight ?nd
Saturday to-thia paint. Old oitiaeoa,
?ixty aud seventy yean old, wexeouraed
and insulted bf th? militia aa they
passed their residences. Ip one caso, a
lady ?as cursed end told that ber hus?
band should hf "skat*.
These marching* ?nd oouotermaroh
in'gs of armed men through tho country
will load to bad results. If the negroes
want to muster let them drill at their
own muster ground and then dispers?.
Colored men should hare better sense
than to he ?mused aud fooled by their
miserable white leaders, who will even?
tually briug trouble on the oountry.
' During a trip to Calumnia this week
we made enquiry of men in whom we
eould rely, from many of th? lower
Counties of the State, aa to the political
prospects in their Counties, and we were
rejoiced at finding each on? of them
confident of great changes for the re?
form movement. All of them told ns
that if the upper Counties will do their
duty, there is not the leset doubt of the
triumph of the Reform candidates tor
Governor and Lieutenant Governor. One
man offered to bet that Soott would not
beat Carpenter 100 votes tn Charleston.
All that is necessary now to redoem th?
State is the untiring and active exer?
tions of eaoh and every true son to koop
th? ball moving.
The Conservatives of North Carolina
lta-vc just overcome a radical majority of
25,000 and that result should stimulate
us to "go and do likewise/' But work,
work, work I curried North Carolina, and
'work alone will do th? same in South
Carolina. We must work if wa ?xpe?t
tir deserve victory,- Union Times, Aug
NQBTH CAROLINA REDl?KMED.
RALEIGH, August 25.-The State
Treasurer and paymaster have been
enjoined from paying Holden'? soldiers,
by Judge Mitchell.
Josiah Turner, editor of the Sentinel
Judge Kerr, S. P. Hill and others,
prisoners reoently released, wer? re?
ceived thia afteruoon at the North Caro
liua depot by an immense concours? of
citizens. The procession of mounted
men, and carriages decorated with
Howers, marched through the principal
streets amid the wildcat plaudits. Th?
procession halted before tho Court
House, und speeches were made. While
Hobbins wu? speaking, three cheers were
given by ex-Confederate* for the atara
und stripes carried itt the procession,
Ou the arrival of the traiu a national
salute was fired in honor of tho priso?
ners, Judge Brooks and habeas corpus'
A large number of colored persons par?
ticipated in the oration. The best ordei
pie viii lcd throughout, all tho apea ker?
counselling moderation and concilia?
TUG OVN9 HAVE CO itt E.
Six boxes of guns and two of accou?
trements, :or tho 'Moil" militia, arrived
at our depot last Saturday, and live boxes
of guns were left ut Fish Dum on thc
sume day. Whether they are thc
Winchester rifles or not, wo cannot say
but pre?uui? they are only the old stylt
muskets, that kill from the muzzlo and
stock when they are fired, RH th? boxes
ure marked "repared in 1868 "
We kopo Ca pt ai u Reed will have
moro aence uud decency than his whitei
skinned neighbor, Crews, and*keep hit
command under better discipline.
POLITICS IN MOUTH CAROLINA.
Tho New York Herald devotes a lea?
der to South Carolina politios, noe
comes to (his conclusion :
"The fact is, there is probably not a
little truth in the charges made by Gen?
eral Batter against Gov. Soett. Thej
aro made so direct and circumstantial
that it must be difficult for Scott him
self, or any ot his dofenders, to refute oi
get behind them. It is a bad answer tc
make in any cawse for a third party tc
come in and accuse the accuser of being
an bad. as tho accused."
tfSST I seo that surprise is expressed
in some quattors at the course Orr, ol
South Carolina, has scon proper to
pursue in the present critical condition
of that State. No one acquainted with
his antecedents and character expected
anything olso. Ho was never trusted
ut the South in any matter in whioh hi?
perfidy could do ?ny serious harm. Hs
will undoubtedly betray his present
cronies the moment such treachery will
pay. The samo may be said of his
present confrere, Moses, of tho sam?
Stale, Brown, of Georgia, and others ol
the same kidney.- Cor. Bolto. Gazette,
t^f Judge Carpenter will return to
Chester tor tho purpose of addressing
Ibo people of Chester, provided he can
fill his other appointments. It has boon
proclaimed that be shall notspoak here.
We refer our Republioau friends from
whom RUCII a threat cornea to their
platform. In it, we think, they say
something about freedom of speooh.
Are they going back on that? We
nay ho shall speak here.-Chester Re
RfJX. The Winnsboro' News snnonoes
the death of Capt. A. S. GAILLARD,
which sad event took plaoe' at his r?si?
dence in that District, on Monday
evening, 22nd inst.
VST A Union Reform Club was or?
ganized nt Lexington, on Friday. Re?
solutions were adopted applauding Oars
peutenter and Butler, and denounoing
the Soott Ring ?nd Union Leagno.
At a publie
Spring Hill, ?a
aiterooon last, the 20th inst., to bw
Ce!. * D. Bhutdiog ap?*> on the polit?
ical dtatas, mm unfortunate ai&ay took
placo between ono Hatleld, white, tod
-eel orad (a ame au koowa to the
writer of thia ar Utile, hut who Urea m
the community,) in whioh Hatfield aged
hil knife upon the colored youth, io flic t
iog four wound*-two ia tho nook and
two in the back and aide-but fortunate
ly non? of tb em of a ser iona natara.
Ai it waa a political gathering*. and
an erma eons impression nay get abroad
tbat th? difficulty grow oat of politics,
it U but j oat ?os to tho people of Spring
Hill? especially, and to the publio gen?
erally, that it should bo made koowa
that both tho parties are youths, and
consequently not voters, and that, tho
quarrel and diffiealty were of a private
nature entirely, haring no oonneotion
with politics. Aa to tito merita of tho
anray, as it will undergo judicial
investigation, I deem it proper to ny
Col. Blinding disappointing us, the ]
writer.of this article was solicited to
address tho crowd, whioh was composed
of bpth white and oolored. The colored
men listened attentively, and with evi?
dent interest, when told of the corrup?
tion and dishonesty of the "powers that
be," and every thing passed off harmo?
niously. Tho orowd had pretty well
dispersed whon tho affray above spoken
of, took place.
The entire community regret tho oo
FROM THE SCAT OF WAR.
PARTS, Aug. 28-Midnight.
McMahon's communication with Mets
and Basai ne has been assured, and
confirms the Frenoh victory at Stenay
andVurdun. Tho appearanoe of the
enemy between Rheims and Soiesons,
indicates that the ware of tho invaders
eom?B upon us by tho valleys of the
Aisoe and Oise. It matters little by
how many routes tho enemy some, the
eu ti re circumference of the fortifications
is formidable and all roads aro obstruct?
ed, save only railroads and canals.- ?
Many gates and posterns have' been
walled ap, -and th? railroad bridge to
Assi?ras bas been destroyed, and nothing
left to oh ance.
Our revengo, says the Constitutional
in oonolusion, ia near. The arrest of
vagrants and suspected pen?os has been
suspended. There is nu place in whioh
to keep them.
PARIS, Aug. 29.-Th? ?Moniteur"
says that six days will bo needed for the
Prussians to reaoh Paris. Perhaps their
scouts will arrive sooner. We shall be
The Minister of War announoes that,
with the reservo weapons, he can arm
an immense National Guard in addition
to those already under arms.
Russia and England are strongly op?
posed to Fronoh dismemberment.
Paris is calm and pu tr io tic.
Amerioana are ?apidlv leaving Paris.
A Republican conspiracy has been
discovered in South Germsuy.
A fight occurred at Lisboa betweeo
Frenoh a'nd German citizens. A great
many were killed.
Priooe Napoleon had a long interview
with the Austrian Ambassador while at
LONDON, Aug. 29.-It is rumored
that the Frouch Ambassadors havo
asked the great powers to guarantee the
The Times' military artieles are at?
tributed to Gen'l Burgoyne.
A Frenoh frigate is cruising in St.
The Parisians affect the belief that
the Prussians will be tuken betwoen two
fires and exterminated.
Bismarck's personal train is nearly as
heavy as King William's
The times says that Paris must and
will be saved, but th? removal of tho
seat of Government is indispensable,
owing to the predominance of vile
passions, i rr econ oileable with publio
order and military movements.
M Thiers asserted, at a meeting of the
'j Committee of Defense, that tho Prus?
sians would never reaoh Paris without
a complete victory over the Freooh
army, and even then they won't stay
The Irish war fever is intense. ' The
fund for the wounded rapidly aooumu
Trocho orders all unnaturalised oitU
zens and enemies to tho oountry from
j J Paris within three days. They must
leave France or go behind tho Loira.
A telegram special to the Loudoo
Dispatob, from Mon tm edy, roports that
f| a great and bloody battle commenced on
Sunday evening at Mont fanoon. The
battle was undecided.
Tho times questions McMahon's
taotios en moving North East, and thinks
that he might at least have threatened
the advancing Prussian columns.
Sixty thousand troops, In excellent
order and fine spirits, passed Boissons
to reinforce MoMabon.
MADRID, Aug. 29.
The Regent and Ministry are con?
sulting. ? ooup d'etat' is daily expect?
THE KOCK TCSI?/WKAKINO.
We learn from gentlemen who were
there tbat a large orowd was present st
the speaking at Rook Hill on Tuesday,
and that a majority were oolored. Judgo
Carpentor ia said to havo mad? ooo of
the moit powerful speeoh?s ?ver heard
in this county. No intairuptioo
ooourred, but, oo the oootrary, the
utmost harmony prevailed.- Yorkvffle
Sumter Fire Engine Co.
TFIK RHO ULAR MONTHLY MEETING! OF
your Company will bo held-on Wadu, ?day
.vening, Sept. 7th, at Bnglne Boote, at 7|
A punctual ati?ndanos lt reqnettod.
By ordar of Provident
A. W. boos*, Secretary.
Awn l?th, 187?,
T ofCharleston, 8?. I
f?U? eoojpi?ieU hb |
.ll tlmee a sad sabjeet
.a wc lUnd ?j th? ked.
.ld??f ?a aged P*T?OD, who?; "rac? ha? bota,
rua," ?ad Whee? day? of ?M?alaoM ar* ow,et ?a !
then w? ar? bowed down with eofrow at th? lo?,
w? ar? about to ?*peri?B*?r ?hen w? ?a? th? jr??..
nfant gasping for breath' a.,d ?troggliag for
Iii?, our ?jr rap at hW? lhita*iUuly go forth to tb?
grv?f-?triok?o pareut?} but wh?n V? ?M a yoong
?aaa, la tho vigor of' manhood, with Ur? Just
opoaiog before blm/Vllb a bright and beautiful
futaro lo view, atriokda dowe, and io . ?hort
moment, ealled loto his Maker** proMaee to give
an accouD t of h ? temporary sojooro kore on
.arth, w? ar* unable to expresa our grUf oed
.orrow, and h umbly bow dowa our bead?, ead
aey, "Thy WWVbe done."
The ?abject cfthia oollee waa the only ton of
tba Ute Dr. L. L. aad MIRIAM L. COBBI?, ?f
Charleston. When bat a child, two er three,
sear* or afe, be bad the mUfortaae to lote kl?
fatker, ead he aad bia only elater wara the kopo
ead ?tay of kia widowed mothar, wko llv?d .only
fer her eblldreo. Whoa the alaren of war waa
sounded, he Immediately Joined tba Waabiagtea
Artillery, of Charleston, ender Capt. Ooo. W.
Walter, aad ?*rved with thom until after
the fail of Fort Sumter. De* Iron? of aaero aetlve
.errie?, be want to Virginia and allied himself
with Capt. John Oheanut'a Company of cavalry,
in whieh ko remained until near tba eloae of tko
War, when be received an appointment aa Liant,
ia Co),. Tucker"* Regiment After the war he
moved to Ne? Orleana wkere ke lived for two or
thr?? yeera, aod about two yeera ainoe ke1 went
to Savannah, determining te make it.bia tetare
kerne, and in which place he was engaged ia the
Oommlaalon Baalneaa at the time of ni? death.
In December of leak year be waa aeauaoaed to
the dying bed of bia mother, who never more in
life waa to know him, and none ean describe his
Kief and sorrow. Bow few of na then foresaw
ak be weald be tbe next one called.
. A loving, affectionate and devoted ?OB and
brother, a faithful aoldier, a tree, g?nerons and
ataaooh friend, willlog aad ready at all times to
aialat the needy and d?eerring, he baa been taken
away In bia prim?. A dweller bet for a little
while ta Savannah, he had endeared himself to
all who knew kim by bia man v noble traita of
character, and byhlaaquareand atralght forward
meaner of doing business, and aa a goaUeman
of that ol ty remarked ho "never knew a ?tranger
who had been aeoh a ahort ' time ia Savannah,
who waa so general a favorite, and that he baa
no doubt hia death would oaat a gloom over tko
whole community." Xtguitteat ?*n fae*.
Ue leavee aa eely plater, whoaa grief aad
?orrow at bis untimely end ara beyond any
worda of condolence, that may ba offered, and
wboae only conaolation ia the knowledge tkat
the "ways of the Almighty are inscrutable," and
whose only solace la that tree Religion whieh
abe professe? and feel?.
One who baa known him all hia life, who haa
enjoyed the pleasures of bia home tn Charleaton,
who in time of war haa ahared with bim hia tent,
claims the privilege of paying thia feeble tribute
to bia memory, and adda hia testimony that he
never knew LUDLOW COHEN to be anght bot
what all honorable men would desire to be.
"No farther eoek bia merita to disclose,
Or draw hia frailties from their dread abode,
(There they alike in trembliog hope repose,)
Tba bosom hf hia father and bia dod."
DEPARTED thia life, Aug. 7th, 1870, at the
residence of her grandmother and home of her
ehtldhood, THEODOSIA FRANCIS BELL, in
the beginning of the 14th year of her age. Thus
early baa a fair bud of promise been Dipped. Ol
her early childhood I know nothing, aare it was
peat in innooenoe, and that ahe endeared haraeli
te ber family. My acquaintance with ber began
after her last sickness, which lasted about als
months. During thia Interval I vlaited her fro
quently. She bore her sufferings, which wer?
protracted and severe, with remarkable patience
f?r one so young. At no time did a murmuring
word o'cnpo bor lips. She several times ex?
pressed her fondness for religious reading and
received ?fiera of instructive books with pleasure.
Hor trust in ber Savivur seemed co?tant and
firm, nud she waa fond of hearing of tho hoper ni
immortality. 8be tie? buried in the Sumtoi
Cemetary, whero her duet will slumber till thi
The Five Dollur Sewing Machine purchase
hy m' eJanaary, 1808, from tho Family Sewing
Machine Company, 88 Nassau-Street. N. Y. has
been in almost constant nae crer aince. It has
not been out of or ter once. Has onst nothing
for repairs, and I find it Blinnie and reliable in
operation, nnd alwaya ready to sew. Those
friends of mino who u80 thom with the new im
Erovementa are very much pleaaed. The one I
ave I would not part with.
MRS. ANN W. CUTHBURT,
428 Weat 36th Stroet, New York.
Aug 31-_ 8m
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Thia beautiful a?wiog maobine la one of the most
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BRODIE & CO.
NORTH ATLAN?IC WHARF,
CHARLESTON, S. O,
Liberal Advance* tnade tm (hntvjnment*.
I ANDREW SIMONOS, Seq., Pree't lat National
Bank, OBABLXBTOK, 8, p.
Green, Watson* Wato
J?AVB OM HA?D A FULL Ut, ?J
SADDLERY and HARNESS^
BOOTS and SLIOES,
HATS and CAPS, &c, fc,
S tapio and Fancy
of all kinds, (Except Liquor?.)
RECEIVED EVERY WEEK I
GEBEN & WAI8J8,
OF CORN, BACON, LARD, HAMS IBU
BUTTER, COFFEE, TBA Ind SlSa?
At GREEN A WALSH*
FLP0RK SALT* M0LASSBS ui VESA
At GREEN * WALSH'S,
OF WHITE GOODS, OL0VE8, HWUlt
and DRESS GOODS, Jut recetad Mu.
tonisbingly low prices,
Bj GREEN ? WALSH.
New York ExcL^,
BOUGHT AND SOLD BY
GREEN ft WALSH,
Bargains in Remnants,
At GREEN A WALSH'S.
Wo are prepnrod to pay the II IG II E? f
CA8n PRICE FOR COTTON, OR SHIP
AND HOED WHEN DESIRED, making
CASH ADVANCES CN SAME.
Green & Walsh,
' DEALERS IN GENERAL MCRCHANOJSE
0 ISS 0 LU T10 N O^COP A R T N ? RSHIP.
TUB COPARTNERSHIP HERETOFORE
existing under the Firm name of PATE!
TAYLOR is thia day disolved, by nwotl
L. 0. PATE.
G. E. TAYLOR.
Sumter, S. C., Aug. 12, 1870.
TUE SUBSCRIBERS have farmeda Copr:
nershiu in tho General MerelinuJisa 1M
uess, under tho Darno of PATE A STUBBS
and respectfully ask n contiuu.iuce of thc pv
trotinge so lihorollv bestowed upon thooldh
of PATE & TAYLOR.
L. G. PATE,
E. C. STUBBS,
WILL CONTINUE TnF. COTTON BUSINESS
and haa located himsolf at the Store of M?nn.
PATE A STUBBS, whore he can be found tl
He will make LIBERAL ADVANCES OS
COTTON and PRODUCE shipped to
Messrs. GEO. W. WILLIAMS & CO,
Charleston, S. C.
and WILLIAMS, BURNIE & CO
0E0. E. TAYLOR.
TnE PLANTATION ON WHICH I BE?
SIDE, containing about
Three Thonsand Acres.
My Plantafion in Clarendon County, oonlaii
I Two thousand & two hundred acres
Either of the ?hove will ho aold aa a whola, ti
divided to ault purchasers.
I also offor for anio tho residence o? Mn. Ja??
THREE HUNDRED ACRE8 LAND,
making a compact and desirable Farm
JNO. N. FRIKRSON,
Aog 10-3m]_ 8uUb0Tg.8?O'_
The State of South Carolina
COUNTY OF SUMTER.
IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
Jabez Norton,-vs. Wm. M. WJftj
D. J. Winn, assignee of J. D. Bin*
ing, a Ban/erupt, ct. al.-amendedb\?
for Foreclosure of mortgage, &c.
Tl appearing to my satisfaction ?tat R???J
I W. O. Norton, Benjamin E. Eraos A MlMf*
ilia wife, J. 0. Van Amrlngo and TfcMM^g*
D?fendante in above Stated Bill, are "n!?"V. ,f
and reaide beyond tho limits of the BWJ -
South Carolina. It is ordered ..n n^.V'U
G. Richardson and E. W. Moise, ?o?Pw??""
Solicitors, that the above nanied ?bMDt 1B ?
donts, do appear and pleaJ, WZrtttti
demur to the said Bill of Complsiat f/'?B,/f3
days from ibo dato of the firs! pablicot .>> ?j
thia ordor, or an order pro ?V"M
intered therein agelnattheo. AV
G. W. REARDON,
C. 0. P. f?r B* 01
Somier, S. 0. AogusUdj-Ct_ --
A GOOD CHANCE
TO MAXS WONaW'
WANTED, for the ya?r *<fl?al*?fi?2
thorough, pracUoal planier, ta
of ? large ootton plantation In thto wwv^
Labor, material and every thlnjinoeeisaryjair. j?
received. For a man who will Uko esra
Interests nf the employer, . ?
will ha afforded to rn? ko money W M"5L|,
All parsons desiring the altaatlon will ?WW
attar addrosaad te , ^ 0?.
Car? of tho Watchmaa oaw.