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OHA NU EI! IHM J DISTRICT.
Oruisaut?P. A. McMichacl.
Commissioner im Eqcitv?V. D. V. Jamison.
Clfiik or Court?Joseph F. Robinson, j
6nF.nirr?J. W. II. Duxes.
Qogq??a-^Cy By .Glover._ _^ _
Tax'CoLtECTona.?Orange Parlsb.?P. W. Fairy,
fltl Matthews rariah.?W. n. Dantiler.
Asst. AsaBsaon II. S. Rbvbxdb.?George W.
Agent ron. Stamts, &c;?P. V. Dibble.
:MLaoisteate8?Thomas P. Stokes, W. R. Tread
well,. A. J. GaakinB, F. W. Fairy, David L. Connor,
JJ..K. Felder, Levin Argoe, R. V. Dan nelly, E. A.
iPriee, <W. L. Ehney, J. D. Pricket, Samuel E. Moor
cr, C. B. Glover, E. C. Holman, P. C. Bnyck, F. M.
Wannamakor, D. O. Tiadall.
Commissioners to Approve Securities?J. G.
Wannamaker, James Stokes, D. R. Barton, Adam
.?rn?ke, A. a>. Frederick.
Commissioners or Ponnc Buildings?Wm. M.
Unison, Hatpin Riggs, E. Ezekicl, Joseph P. Hnr
loy, F. II. W. Briggmann.
Commissioners or Roadb?Orango Parish?West
ley Houser, F. W. Fairy, Samuel M. Fairy,'Samuel
Q. Fair, F. Livingston, W. S. Rlley, Weatley Culler,
If. C. Wannamaker, N. E. W. Sistrunk, II. Living
ston, James Stokes, J. D. Knotts, R. P. Antley, John
8, Bowman, J. L. Moorer, W. C. Moss, Lewis Ga
riok, B.'A. Yon, J. H. O'Cain, Ellison Connor, John
Brodio, J. G. Guignard, Jacob Cooner, George
Byrd, J. T. Jennings, David Dannelly.
Commissioners of Roads?St. Matthews Parish?
C. S. Darby, W. C. Ilane, M. K. Holman, Andrew
Houacr, J. A. Parlour, E. T. Shular, J. L. Parlour,
Owon Shular, T. G. Shular,. W. L^ Pou, J. W. Sel
lers, R. V7. Bates, J. W. Barbour, Augustus Avin
g?r, P. W. Avingcr, J. D. Zcigler, M. J. Keller, J.
Commission Bits op F?eb School; Or ? go Pftriah
David L. Connor, J. R. Milhons, Henry N. Sncll,
John Jordan, N. C. Whet st ono, John Inabinot, Dr.
0. N. Bowman, Samuel Dibble.
Commissioners or Freb Schools?St. Matthews
Parish?Peter Buyck, J. II. Keller, Westlcy Houser,
?'wy? J* Ftdder, Adom Holman.
Commissioners or tub Pooto.~-?raDK? Parish.?
W. R. Treodwell, John Grambling, Vi. H- J
B. Morrow, 8. B. Sawyer.
Post Ofllces in Orangeburg District
Oraageburg....uwuThaddcus C. Hubbell.
St. Matthews.'..Mrs. Sally J. Wiles.
Vnncc'a Ferry.;.....R. M. E. Avinger.
Branchville.;...Mrs. Amy Thompson.
Fort Motte.t-.}tm..m>.johil Birchmore.
Schedule South nroliiia Sail Rood*
' Doxcn Passenger.
Leave Columbia at.>..; 0:30 A. M.
M Orangcburg at.s 10.89 A. M.
Arrive ftt Charleston......:-.i.".5iiiii...n?n;i 4 P.M.
? " Allgtista.i?iiitti&?u 6 P. M.
Leave AugufilA oiViiumitu.Utiitu 7 A. M.
.? Charleston at?;.nt.*.??.8 A.M.
'? ?ra?gctt?rgAl;..?;iuju;n.i. l.tfOP. M.
Arrive at Columbia at;;.;.;.;;?;.?;.!<.<;.:<..;. ?;2? P. M.
Leave Orangcburg at.;...10 A. M\
Arrivo at Charleston at. ?10 P. M.
L?avoOrahgohnfgi of;.-...;.^..18 I', $(;
Arrive at Columbia ul art:.::...Ai.'j'O P iff.
mar 23 g
I Tho torront of tho world 1b rough and strong, '
No eyes with loving tendernesses glisten,
t cennot sing a truth-inspiring song,
I If none on earth will listen.
Tho angol answered: Wherefore doat thou sigh?
The courser faints not ere his race be run?
The meanest blossom may not, cannot dio
Before its work be done.
The prayer-bells in thy heart should summon etil!
The World all day, at noon, at ere, at dawning,
And not like yonder church upon the hill,
Only on Sunday morning.
The belfry-ropes havo hung a long, long time,
But only midnight brecscs make them quiver,
Let thy heart ring, like some cathedral chime,
Forever nnd forever.
If there be none to hearken to thy song?
No ears to heed?no loving eyes to glisten?
God's little wood-birds Bing the whole day long,
And caro not who will listen.
Then let the roses of thy fancy peep
Within tho love-lit cottage of thy heart,
And, like a consecrated treasure keep,
The knowledge of thine art.
And lift thy trusting eyes unto thy sky,
J For heaven?not earth?shall givo thy words a
Speak truth undauntedly, and live nnd die
8corn not thy life?it is the gift of God;
Scorn not toy kind?they are his children too.
The dork-blue violet rises from the aod
All tho long whiter through ;
It throws a smile upon each winter day?
A fragrance o'er the frosty atmosphere ;
Thou hast had many winters; I will stay
With thec another year.
Watching and Waiting.
BY R?THER GLEN.
? , "Darlin&J^liQ, \ ha at Mount Ejrojo*
morrow. Wait for me down at tho old haw
thorn tree. Yours, forever,
Only to-morrow and tue next day, and a wed
ding would take place at Mount Eyre. Archie
Overton and Lulie Sinclair, had long bocu be
trothed. During the long, weary years of war,
Lulie had remained faithful to her first love,
and now the gentle, fair haired Lulio was soon
to be Archie's bride. She was proud of the
\ gallant Colonel, who loved her "so foud and bo
true." He had won an undying name; a
name that sounded like a death-kncll to his
foes. Fearless in the hoar of danger, he was
seen amid the thickest of the fray, urging his
gallant boys on to almost herculean deeds. The
war was over now, and Colonel Overtou had re
sumed his peaceful calling as a farmer. Did I j
say peaceful ? No; the quiet of his mountain
home was disturbed by tho appearance of fierce
bands of marauders, styling themselves "Guer
rillas,0 whose object was plunder. They re
spected neither life or property; Unionists and
rebels so-called sharing alike, the same fate.
"Mama, I going down to tho old hawthorn
tree to meet Archie," sangout Lulie in a cheery
"Don't stay too late, dear," replied Mrs. Sin
clair, but bofore her injunction reached Lulio,
she hau patsscd from hearing, though Mrs. Sin
I clair heard her voice caroling gay snatches of
Major Sinclair had heard Lulio tell her
mother where she was going, and came in to
j caution her to como home early, but she had ,
j gone. A troubled look rested on his face, j
! Could it be that he was grieving for tho loss of
his littlo blue-eyed daughter f Was ho un
willing to give her up to the gallant Overton ?
Ah, surely not. His wife, observing tho shado
of anxiety on his face, questioned him concern
ing it, her loving heart taking tho alarm. He
replied gloomily, that bushwhackers woro again
in tho neighborhood. "The boy," said he,
"who brought up Lulie's note to-dny, told me
that they had made an attempt to break open
Archie's stable; be had shot into them, and
signs of blood wcro seen this morning. I fear
this is only tho beginning of our trouble. It
seems ns if wo are never to havo peace again,"
ho sighed licaVily and walked away.
"Lulio and Arehi? Will bo here presently,
Charles, and then wd will hear the truth ; the
affair irjdy bo oxaggorated.'J
"God grant it may bo untrUe, for if Archie
did wound of kill ono of the gang, ho will pay
dearly for it," ho walked up atid down the
broad piazza, restless and uneasy. A premo
nition of evil haunted hlrii. Suddenly turning
to his wife, he <hiid, ?Ag?W-1 will go nnd meet
Archie and Lu."
Ltllie., ihat-iqss ajjq nappy, liHtl.roaeiieil \iot
ttyr-litlg (t-cti, atiti sdl Wij ttf U\iH Arcliib:
She sat conjuring up bright pictures of the
promising future, a future to be spout in one
Hie-long realization of happiness. She hesrd
the footfalls of a horse in the distance. "Oh 1
thero is Archio now," and she started to meet
meet him ; but 'twas tho newsboy going up to
Mount Eyre. Not caring to stop him, she was
left alono again. Long sho sat, waiting for
Archie to come. The silence grew oppressive;
and looking around, she saw that tho shadows ]
wero growiug longer. The sun was dipping down
tho western horizon, and Mount Eyre was somo
distance from the hawthorn tree. Slowly sho J
began to retraco her steps homeward, turning i
every moment to listen, hoping to catch tho
faint sound of far-off footfalls. Slowly, slow
ly, she walked along. When near home, she
met her father, and together they proceeded
home. Major Sinclair had wisely forcbornc
telling his daughter of the attack made on
Archie's horses; and now when he saw his
daughter returning alone, bis anxiety grew
"Why Lu! you have conic alone ; wherc's
that lover of yours ?" he asked, trying to be
"Really, papa, I cannot imagine what has
detained him. I expect be will be here pre
Major Sinclair reached home, and went about
his usual duties. The family were assembled
around the tca-tnblc, chatting gaily, happily on
tho all-important topic, the . rapidly approach
ing marriage; tho merry group little dreaming
of the fearful ending of the anticipated happi
ness. When the evening meal was finished,
they sought to enjoy the lovely moonlight.
Mrs. Sinclair passed her anus around Lulic,
and together they promenaded tbo piazza, the
mother giving words of sweet counsel to her
loving child, the daughter received those words
in a pure aud guileless heart. The sound of
a horseman arrested their attention. "Ob !
there's Archie now," eagerly cried Lulic, and
she sprang down the stop- to meet him at the
gate. Her father following her more leisurely,
wont forward also to meet their guest. Oh
God! a fearful shriek burst from Lube's lips.
It was Archie, but cold and lifeless. Major.
JB.,hurrfed^farwprd. and a sight of horror, mail
his gane. Colonel Overton was bathed in
blood. He had fallen forward on his horse's
neck. Horror struck, Major Sinclair seemed
incapable of action. Lulic ? had fainted, and
was carried into the house. A fearful blow
had fallen on her youug heart. Gaining a lit
tle self-possession Major Sinclair attempted to
remove Archie from his horse. lie found him
bound firmly to his saddle. ''Ob! God," bo
groaned, "'my poor boy, they have been re
venged ; and now they have completed it by
bringing you here."
Tho inmates of Mount Eyre wore only a
few brief moments ago the happiest, most joy
ous of beings. A long lifo of pleasure for
Archie and Lulic lay pictured before their
minds' eye. Now Death, the foarful monarch,
had stilled them by his presence.
I The noble form of Archie lay shrouded for
the tomb. For him, life's battle was over,?
out off suddenly, fearfully !
When Lulic heard tbo suppressed sobs of
those arouud her, her voice seemed choked,
arid she said "mama, tell me, is lie dead?"
Mrs. Sinclair bowed her head, and sobbed
out, "Ob ! my darling, my pet, God has taken
"Mama, let mo go to Archio." A strange
unnatural light gleamed in her eyes ; sho spoke
and aotod liko one in a dream. Tho mother
led her grief-stricken child to tho side of the
"pale, silent sleeper." Reverently did she un
cover his cold, ghastly face, aud turned away.
No tears flowed from Lulio's eyes?no groan
escaped her lips. A convulsive heaving of the
chest nkm6 InuiealcJ that she was not IP- ,11'in))
O? whom sho gazed. The fountain of toars
was frozen?the heart was broken.
"Go, mama, I would be alone with my dead."
Her mother turned and left her, tho lonely
watchor. Major Sinclair came in to persuade
her to go with him, and leavo the dead undis
turbed. A wild light glanced from her eyes.
"No! no ! I will not leave him."
:;Comc, my darling, you must go," and Major
Sinclair passed hi? arm around Lulio's droop
ing form. Almost tearing her away, ho led her
into au adjoining room. There quietly sho
sat, giving no heed to those around her.
The night with its fearful vigil was over,
and tho day, that was to have dawned so
brightly and happily, was one of sorrow to all.
Tho family of Archie crtmc to witness his mar*
riago,amlHawhim wrapped in his winding sheet;
friends, who had bocn bidden to make merry
camo ouly Uy minglo their tears with the be
reaved. Sadly they bore him to his grave.
Tho soft monody of sighing winds falls mourn
fully ou the far, while sadly tbo solemn words
are Uttcrocl,?"dust to tt?st,"?aud tho mortal
rodnih* of Colonel Overtoil are hid forever.
Wjioii tbo last ditty Had boon performed, trio
desolated futilities tiirttod (<? llunlc. Luhe,
4liko a. marble statue seemed mechanically to
taovo and breathe. No sound or groan escaped
mk Jip*. When she reached home, sho re
tired to her room and her couch, and never
rose again. Fever had seised her delicate
frame, and was drinking her life's blood. Life
and hopo had fled her heart; desolation and
sorrow was her portion. For months sho lin
gered between life and death. The throne of I
reason became, vacant; tho mind fled, leaving
4ho Rtructu.ro a beautiful ruin.
.' The fie reo wild blasts of winter had sounded
their last peal, and retreated to the ice-bound
zone. Spring with its genial breath was
wooing the pale crocuses and tiny snow-drops,
to lift their lowly heads, and catch the warm
and soft zephyrs, that floated by. All flowers
would rejoice at her gentle touch, all save one,
a pale, brokcn'lily. Frail, fair and beautiful,
Lulio Sinclair was dying. The winter blasts
bad cut into her soul, and she was slowly pass
ing away. No moro wailing-out those plain
tjvc sounds?"Let me go to meet my darling ;
lie told me to watt for him." She was goini
salting.to meet her loved and lost Archie. Her
watch waB soon to end, her waiting soon to be
Softly the sue was setting in cloudless splen
dor, and casting its long yellow rays aslant;
Ohe fell on tho pale face, lighting it up with a
glorious beauty. No look of insanity rested
0? it now.
^ Softly she said, "Mama, I saw Archie last
nfcht. Ho will come again to-night, and I
wjM go with him. To-morrow will be here
?ffest. K iss me, darling mother." Exhaust
ctf with the eflbrt, she closed her eyes. As a
babe sleeping on its mother's breast, so gently
fl|d her carthworu spirit. "The silver cord
was loosed, the golden bowl was broken."
Lalio was at rest. One grave covers the re
mains of Archie Overton and Lulic Sinclair.
The cup of suffering was quaffed deeply, but
they are at rest, at peace for ever.
' Months had elapsed since the close of the
the guerrillas had been driven from one
?anptber; a notorious leader had been
and "a short shrift and long ropo"
'was' his doom. Before the rope was adjusted,
he confessed the murder of Archie. His
brother had been killed by Colonel Overtoil,
and he had been revenged.
A Short Way to all Evils.
We clip the following from a paper publish
ed many years ago, but it is just as applicable
to-day as when first published :
If you wish to be always thirsty be a drunk
ard, for the oitoner and tho more you driuk
the oftener and more thirsty you will be.
If you wish to prevent your friends raising
you in the world, be a drunkard; for that it
self will defeat all their efforts.
If you are determined to be poor, bo a
drunkard; and you will soon bo ragged and
If you wish to starve your family, be a
drunkard; for that will consume your means.
If you wish to be imposed on by knaves, bo a
drunkard, fuf that will mako your task easy.
If you are resolved to kill yourself, bo a
drunkard, that being a suro modo of destruc
If you would havo no resources whon past
labor, but a workhouso, be a drunkard, and you
will bo unablo to provido any.
If you aro determined to expel all comfort
from your house, be a drunkard, aqd you will
do it mast effectually,
[From the Carolina 8purtan.]
What aro we to Do?
It is the duty of every man to act. ..nd do all
ho can for the good of his country. Keeping
this in view, we believe it will be best, under
the adverse circumstances of our position, to
content to the Military Act, so far as to call a
Convention, or, to let it meet without opposi
tion, and to vote for the most suitable persons
as delegates thereto. Wo take it for granted
that every good man in the State will havo his
name registered if ho is not disfranchised. To
go thus far can do no harm, because wc have
one or two votes yet in reserve. Should the
Convention adopt such a Constitution as suits
its, or such a one as we would bo willing to live
under, well and good; let us voto for its ratifi
cation, and let it go to Congress. But should
the Convention n'* wich 8 Constitution as
will not suit us, or ? ige the old one in such
a way that tec woui ot be willing to live un
der it, let us unito and put forth our greatest
strcrtgth to defeat it, arid thus knock the winde
Reconstruction plan in tho head, und leave
the eoHsctittcneoft to Odd. Amid the Incxpli
eiibi? difficulties !*y which wd ate surrottdod,
I lie uucciiaiuly of the future and the emergeu
cy of our position, it sootcfl to us thai this is
the bettor course. * .* * *
Tho plain troth is, that we had better not
fight our main battle on tho line of the "Con
vention," for in that we are pretty certain to
bo defeated. We think it would be best to
fall back quietly to our second line of defonce,
and avoid tho demoralising effects of defeat. If
tho forthcoming Constitution suits us, very
well; wo can vote for it. But if we are not
willing to live under it let all our strengh be
thrown against it. We oan hardly defeat a
Convention should we desire to do so, because
its results cannot be estimated or appreciated
by the people before its consummation or prior
to its action. It would be very different, how
ever, in a contest for orfagaiast a Constitution,
as the very spirit and letter o! the thing would
he known by all, and could be properly estima
ted and set forth before the people we could
know what we voted for, and what we voted
[From Greenville (Ala.) Advocate.]
Proposed Conservative Platform.
The following has been proposed by a num
ber of our most Conservative, staunch aud in
telligent citizens, as a platform upon which the
Conservative county meeting, called for Satur
day at 3 P. M., may unite, the true friends of
Liberty, Law, and Peace:
Whereas, We are desirous of restoring the
State of Alabama to her former relations with
the Federal Government, we announce the
following as tho platform of the Conservative
Union Party of Montgomery county, and we !
would respectfully recommend it for the adop- '
tiou of the State Convention:
1. We aro in favor of* universal suffrage and
, pledge ourselves to strike out the word "white"
from the State Constitution as a qualification
for voting or holding office.
2. We are opposed to tho cotton tax impo
sed by the lladical majority as unjust and of
fensive on tho laboring classes of the State,
I aud will do all in our power to effect its rc
3. We arc in favor of free presa,Tree BpWch,.
free schools, and in favor of according every
civil and political right to the people of Ala
bama, without distinction of color.
4. As a legitimate result of the above, we
aro for universal amnesty, and opposed to the
prosciption of any person for past opinions or
condition. We are opposed to all secret politi
cal societies, believing them subversive of in
dividual opinion ; and at war with free institu
tions, enabling the artful and designing few to
make political slaves of the honest and confid
5. With a sincere desire for restoration to
the Union, and a consciousness of tho fair
ness and j ustice of tho principles herein set
forth, we invite tho registered electors of Ala
bama without regard to past associations or
condition, to organize and co-operate in their
The Assassination of the Traitor Lopez.
The particulars of the assassination of
Lopez, tho betrayer of Maximillian, aro as fol
Lopez was stopping at a hotel in Puebla,
where his wife spurned him from her presenco.
Early one morning a Mexican arrived and
familiarized himself with an ostler in a livery
stable adjoining the hotel,
Gcnoral Miguel Lopez wbb inquired for, but
not bung in, tho stranger was told that the
Gcnoral would be at dinner. Before tho din
ner hour Lopez returned, and was pointed out
to tho strangor, who made special note of his
man. When dinnor was called, Lopes and his
assassin occupied opposite seats at the table.
After some minutes, during which time the
stranger called for and drank a glass of wine,
he do?beratoly rose, drew a concealed knife
and sprang upon Lopez, and stabbed him nine
times. The stranger then took his hat, and as
bo started to leave, said : "This is tho way all
traitors should be paid." No ono interfered or
' prevented the assassin from leaving. Thus
was the blood of Maximillian, Miramon, Mcjia,
yes, and thousands of others, avenged. This
report is regarded as authentic.
Franklin's Maxims.?Eat not to fullness
?drink not to elevation.
Speak nothing but what may benefit others
or yourself?avoid trifling conversation.
Let all things have their own places; let
each part of your business havo its time
Resolve to perform whatever you ought;
perform without fail, what you resolve.
Make no expense, but to do good to others
aud yourself?that is waste nothing.
Loso no time?be always omploycd in some
Blushing is a sigtt that something of the
itrtgcl is left id wohiatl, beautiful to tho cyo
and bespeaking Ihn iriWarrl purity r?f ihr; heart.
Witch it Woman censcs to blush she has lost her
Farm Work, - . . t.tivrr;i
The lateness of the Spring has thrown fatal :
work behind where it usually is aft this* season
of the year. From the succession of the11mte
springs, we aro led to infer that our season* are
rapidly undergoing a change. Our oldest in
habitants can easily remember when corn was
planted as a crop in February. Various 'by-* 10
potheses have been offered for this change, as
for example, that the woodland, has all boW '.']
out down, or that the Gulf Stream % romovlog
farther east or that some ohangsa ere taking
plaoe in the Arctic Ocean,m^OT^^-?* '
we are not at present concerned.
Cotton has not yet all been laid by, and
when the ploughs are put into it they should '
be very carefully handled so as not to break
the branches or stir the ground too much about
the roots. Grass should still be kept down .
through the cotton as it has in most places,]
outgrown it. In Greece and Southern Italy \i' J
is the custom of farmers to top the cotton so as
to stop its growth, and bring it to bearing
sooner, so that a'full crop might be had before
the early frost. We have never seen this tried 1
horc, but would be glad if some would experi-1
mentwith it. As the bolls ripen, have the
cotton picked out as soon as a hand cau pick
40 or 50 pounds a day, as this quality of cot
ton brings the highest price in the market.
This is the month for fodder pulling. All
who can Bavc hay should do it in preference,
as fodder pulling is about the most useless part
of farm work, for if the corn is left to ripen
with the blades untouched, it will weigh as
many pounds as the corn and fodder together,,
if tho latter be gathered. Farmers should :
therefore give particular attention to raising
grasses, and let fodder go. Whero the corn is
small, cut up the corn at the root and dry for
To Keep Fruit and Flowers Fresh.
A friend has just informed us that fruit on?5
flowers .may be preserved frojij decay and fid-. '
ing by irimersing them-in a' solu^ioo^of gunP.< :'
arabio . in .prater two or" three times, waiting j \
a sufficient time between each immersion to al-. ?
low the ;;unv to dry. This process covers W>
surface of the fruit with a thin coating of tho
gum, which is entirely impervious to the air,
and thus prevonts tho decay of the fruit or tho
withering of the flower. Our friend has roses
thus preserved which have all the beauty nnd>
fragrance of freshly pluoked ones, though they
have been separated from the parent .stem siocovi
June last. To insure success in experiments
of this kind, it .should be borne in mind that
the whole surface must be completely covered;
for if the air only gains entrance at a pin-hole,
the labor will all be lost. In preserving speci
mens of fruit, particular care should bo taken
to cover the stem, end and all, with tho gum.
A good way is to wind a thread of silk about
the stem, and then sink it slowly in the solu
tion, which should not bo so strong as to leavs
a particle of the gum undissolvcd. The gum
is so perfectly transparent, that yon can with
difficulty detect its presence, except by' tha
touch. Here we have another aim pi a moth od l
of fixing tho fleeting beauty of nature, and1 [
surrounding ourselves ever with those object* \
which do most to elovato the mind, refine tho
tasto, and purify the heart.
How to Make Supeb-Piiospatb.?Tev
one hundred pounds of water in a half hogs*
head tub, add slowly forty-three pounds of sat*
phuric acid, (oil of vitrol.) To this add ofi*
hundred pouuds broken bones. To be stirred'
occasionally and the bones will bo dissolved is
three weeks. Then add four times its, balk im
muck (dry if you have it.) The tub shoutdt -
be kept covered. If the material is kopt hot,
three days will do it as well as three weeks, if
To dissolve bones without acid. To a flout?
barrel full, put one-hall' bushel hard wood- '
ashes, then alternately a layer of bones and'
ashes, ending with ashes; add water sufftccint >
to wet, but not to drip (brine is much better.} 1
In time these bones will dissohc. This miav
turo is a powerful fertilizer.?Maine Farmer.
To Manage Grass Cut for Hay.?Grass
when cut for hay ought to be quickly inked, irt'
ordor that its powers may neither be exhausted
by the sun nor dissipated by the air. 1 n tho first'
stage small cooks arc preferable, and on after
days these may be gathered into large ones or
hand ricks, by which muthod the hay is equal
ly mado and equally sweeteucd. After stand
ing eight or ton days in these ricks, according
to tho nature of tho weather, the hay may be
carted homo and built in stacks of sufficiont
siso for standing through tbo winter.?/fu
O?BWER8 in Fevers.?Dr. Donnldsoth bf
Hindoostan, professes to treat severe cases of
fever successfully with pills of cobweb, and
considers it in somo oases superior to nab
nine. Ho usually employ? five grams in plllq
every three hours, but iu some cases begins,
with fifteen grains, and afterwards ten grait?s
every second hour. Wc mention this for tho
consideration of our physieiaus.