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WOMEN AND LJiolITNIN.-A itudi
,ns gentleinan, in Paris, named Boudin,
lia lately occupied himself with statis
tics of persons killed-by lightning, and
Ile dech res ihat. ladies should no longer
te afraid of the electric fluid, as, in com
parison with men, they only suffer from
'it in the rate of twenty-eight to one hun.
xired. One might be inclitnd to atiri.
.tute this difference in thortality to a cer
tain habit of going into cellars, but, M.
Biondin assures us that lightning exhil).
iti a marked predilection for the male
sex, and where a mai and woman wei
walking together. the man is invariably
the sufferer It is to be hoped that ,Pro.
0 fessor Boudin will some day give an ex
planation of this renarkalte phenome.
non, and, ' his gallantry will permit,
make knowtA how the partiality wmay be
PL.ANTING BY 'IHF. MooN,-Tlie
Bazlehurst (Miss.) Cop'ahan enlightena
its thus upon tlos alstruse subject :
"There are a great many who ridi
-cule the idea of lilant.ing by the moon
but experience is wise'i than science,
and nany of the' most successful garden.
ers observe tigidly the rtlo . ef planting
-according to the. changbs of the moon
An old friend..in whoso jdgdment. we
-have faith assures us that-all vegetabhles
. pf the vine kind, as beans, pens; pota
tdos, btc.. [ear more luxiriantly if plant
ed in th'e first three or four days after
fall moon ; and that corn )lanted on the
d4eline of tie itiom will mako heivier ears
'than'if planted at any other time. Let
-our gardeners and planters remembdr'
this, atid make the experiment.
CONiENTMN'T.-Agar said, "Givi)
-me neilher poverty no: ricies ;" and
this will ever be tlioprayer ot tie wise.
Our income should be liRe our shoes ; if
too alll they gall aid pinch us, byt if
too large they will cause us to stumble
itir.to trip. Buj wealth, after'tall, a
Yoelntivu thing. since he that has'mnch
btt wadta more.. Xrtie contentment de
pends upon what we have ; a tu.b was
large Pnongh.for Diogenes, 4but a world
was too little for Alexander ,
Tut TauE Ljrx.-Thoere lapse of years
is not life. 'To eat and drink endl sigop : to
be exposed t6 darltness amd the .1itlit; to
pace around the mill of habit nd turn the
wheel of wealth ; to make reomn on book.
kecper, anl turn tioitglt itito impliments
of tratio-this is not, life. In all uts, bitt
a poor fraction or the consciousn of h11.
inanity is' awalfene,, rm tne anAolities
still shnbA which makes it - most w t h
wile to be. Knowledge trth,'ibve,b u
ty, goodae;8, fiith, aldvowenn give' vitalily
to tito Inoohanism of existahed, The laugh
- of mirth. which'vibrictes through the heatt;
the teats weich freslhn the dry waste witha
il; the.music tilat. hthigs ohildhood back :
th prayer JhAt ca'ls the future' near the
doubt,'which makekts med-itate ; thelieady
which startl s us wIh mystery ; the lnt.
stips that foroes us tostrugglW, ti.e anxiety'.
that evds in trust-themo.are iho4ruo nour
ishmont 'M ur natural 6eing.
X a E R 0 IA I.
AvurtsTA, FebruiariV.24.-The cotton
hitirkut is quiet, and 'so nm4ch unsettled
as to .proVptI onr, giving - Antisflcto'ry
qotitations. ld% .as in denimid to-da y.'
at 37. Brokers buying -at .3a36, and
. selhling at..317. $ilv,- buyn g at 30,
and selliig at 37.
* N A tnvrI.t.n: -Frmary -2. 'Gold in
New York "iTened. ye.sterdayi it 37h;
and closedl at 31*. 8tihlern motne~y
dull and in no d'emand..
Cn.tur,o-r, Feb. '17.--.Nothaing Q oing
in the market to-day.
N r.w YOnK Webh. 28.-46ttpn lhas a
declining tendency. Sal1es of 900 bales
at 43o.44. 'Gold 36}
iu gairden spoats as beautifual as Eden
itselt and na sinful Jdo.
'Cordlova and JAlapa are sueh places;
t'moy. ate in sight of the sea. Tine far.
- ner t here, atnd at miany et-her plae.
'nniy tealp from the sa me fld two.o
thrteo cropst atntully, withan in tcrea;
of twao pr'threo or foutr bidr'edfold.upo
A he sed sowni. Ini thle conrse of tI
presen'it year a railwa y is to be compi
ied fromt each of thetsei point s to Vet
itn the doinaii n. of f.oreigni commilerce.
. .Corn, con Ion, coffe, sngar and toebacci
all (to well here; but, us a rule, I,consi4
er coffe't, 'cotton an.l t1hbaco the imo.j
profitab)le st.tplus o,f.cinhivtiont, begsnie
.the.y can bear LrnulSportation antg%at-i
* omnpetidion ini foreigna markets. .y
Tobrmnerly, andi before the country h~
' gan to bn tow~ed and.vexedl by reol
t,iongland.lsint the poigliorhoo.d ofth
twvh.eities wereU vatlued M froui $75
$l00 per acre. -
M.,y of' these, splendeld hiaciendal
somtli of thet.latgq ettotugh to accommli
.date with elegaatC farms tent, imes til
Spr'ug Goods! Spring Goods I
r HlIE undersigned have just received
T a splendid assortment of SPRING &
Cotton Cassimeres, Prints, Checks, Gng
hnms, Jeans, Muslins, Silk Grena
dinos, Brillianis, Birds-eyo Dia
per, Dowlis, 1lem-Stitched
H[nndkcrchicfs, 8 t e I l.a
Shawls, Patent Leath.
er Belts and Buuk
Magic itufling Collais and Cuffs, Crochet
- Eldging, Ladies Woven Corsett sSilk
Ribbon Ties. Ladies Fancy Dress
tond, Ladios and Gentle
I]s Whito'Kid Gloves,
. &u. &e, &o.
Winter Goods at and below cost.
- ELLIOTT & Co.
-. No 4 Bank Range.
DR. JAMES D. BAGLEY, tenders his
p.rofessionni 'sorvices to tIhe citizens of
WWhnsboro' and vicinity. Office, Room No.
28,htely occupled by Daguerreinu Artist,
Winnsboro' Hotel. ThIndies aro especial
ly invited to give hitt a call.
.0 Iest. refererfoes-can be given.
AVE mado arrnngements with Mr.
J. S. PHILLIPS to continue age
DRAPERand TAILORING BUSINESS nt
their old.stnud, 32 Mrond itreet, in
all i,s branches, as formerly condnoted by
them, and solicit for him from their former
patrons and friend the samo liberal patron.
age so gencrotsly extended to themselveF.
EDOEVTON & RICHARDS.
-January 29, 1860.
J. S. PHILLIP S,
(uccestoru to Ed&eon 4' RMhard.,)
32 1rOA D 1TRIET,
CHARLES'ON, S. C..
K EEPS constan1tly 'n h1iAd a full
- asortment of the best grades of
French, English and Aperican Cloths, Cas
simores and Vestings. which will be ild
bf thp yard or madu to order, In.the latest
All orders-forteit goods.or %orl prompt.
ly attended fo. - o..
DR. W.0 AWTIW
Druggist and Apothecari,
T1tR ROOM 1o110URLT OCCU AS TitC
"Planter's Bank of FaIrfihe"
;W WjMFcan bo fouid a'l the arti.
oles us'unlly kept in a Drug St&i-e,
Drui d Chem.iical ", PetfumAry,
Acl A sd nIts, Coogiles,
Patent Medicines, l'dkr. 1xtracts,
Paints and Oils, , Flavoring "
Petlole01t Oil. Hair Brushes,
Lamps ayl Chimneys, Combs-,
Tooti and Nail Brushes, .Dye Stlffs,
Spices, Toilet Powder,
Fancy les', Soaps, &c.
- Cignes-Vich can be recommended.
Some fine old Winn and good Brandy sui
table-in sickness, &c.
str.ctl,y ha achordes;cc tehhk the , 2 D~ipensa
tory. - ' '
In thme pirosEh, thssti led stati or prioce
i shall,sell anythm n g hu. mgegimtmau ih1e
as cheap as it can be fou'nti sowhero.
Corn$r Qtien aiaeeln'g&' rs,
C H A.R IE8ATQ9N,- . C.
.fTSPO OAR A NDa W EILL
NNOWNHOVS iT ow afully olpen
for the roceptibanof visitors, havr ig betn,
refurnished with New and Klegant. Furpi..
tiro through hoitl;'. tn offers to the' triaveller
naconmtediQions asoonvenieoos as a First
Class ihotel,,not, to bb equallud by any Nqorth.
of Sotth. q tinage.of (l49 1ltt15ll is
Rates of BIo yer day, .. $4'0j
agtreed on. ,JSP UR L''
feb 24'600--t f *' ' Popriet6v.
F'RESH BUITT1ER and EGGS, con.
SS&ntly on hand ..
- KIE'CHfIN, MeMASTERIl & Co
.Pornriyq of'Jlaydena JE WhMen,
'OhtLgy(ON, S-. C,
AS op a dotnplate stock .of'
e0y and China y~ 1gk.
Piated Goot ieve~ variety. Clookis,
EAtohes and le ery. Pgeket and Table
Watoches and4 Jewelr repair,l- Old-Gotd
sad Silver-.purchase. Ord.t'4' prothptlf
ftlled and forwatdled.
jia 18' W4an8m
4. S. DOUGLASS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
SOLICITOR I. EQITY,
IVINNSBORO', 9. C.
v.- Office. No. 2, Law Rango-in rear
of the Courk House.
P R I C E S.
'P vou want CH[AP GO1DR, 4all
at the storO of
J. H. PROPST.
We Are offering our Fall and Winter
Stock at Cost, to make room for Spring
Goods. this is no humbug, call with the
enaij and you will not 4e disappointed.
We have just received it few caSes of beau
SPItING PRIN'"(S, e
which we offer st- a low figure. We ha*d
mande arrangemeints to get goos every
week from New York, and that will ensible
us.to have 'l:t he latest and newest stlel ot
t be season.
e J. It."PROPST, Agent.
felt 171' G -If
PHOSPHATE OR FERTILIZER,
All Improver of the Lind. Superior for
Wiclit, "otton,,Corn, &c., &. Of
Superior QualIty and W.arranted.
Cotviluai,g Eletaents eamential
to fime prod'ctfitol'f Grain,
&e., tad Maaroveaeat
T 111,2S is confidenily recol mended to
FAMCMERS TO BRL0 LARGE
CiOPS, aild we guhranigq if to bW at go. d
as any.,,Verlilizer li the Market, a-id to
bring as good crops. tried side by Side with
any. even Peruvian Gunna '
FOl CORN, COTTON. TOBACC', &C.
-Put a handfull to the hill when yoa plant.
When the (;orn and 6otton'aye well up, put
another handful th'tbe hill as a top dress
ing; and when the Corn is ilbOUt. to shoot,.
und the Cotton to boil, abotlier handful to
this hli as a top drewsing. In this way fle
Fortilizer goes direclly to the plant, and
the pliant gets all of. the benefit of it. $se
It. it, this way, and the 'Planter 'can eo*nt
on good crops if h weal iarbo Is atall favo-.
able. . .
Wo guarantea, ii.to'prosdo as gool crops
as ay other Fertiliher used. Use it In eo
the way directed by the side of Peruvian
Gtiano, or any otherertilizer, fnd if it daes
not produce is gftd a clop, wo.will refund
l0enly per cept of the-price. M%e itin tht
way direcled, by thositle of Peruvian Guanb'
for fte'years consect.t.vely on the siml'
land. and if it. doestloi,produco more money,
and leave tlie tland n' better condition than
Peruvian (fuaino at tia elnl of 'thm ive years
.we will refund the purolper twenty pbr
cent of the price for the Ilie years. Ours
will improve tho*lind, and Vill lo:we it bet
ter tIhan it' found it.' :
Liberal terms given to prompt agi re
JAMES G. GIBBS,
A ent, Columbia, I$. Q,
For particulars Iptlly to . .
It. A. UAILLARD,
.'Wiunsbor' 8. 0.
tnarch 1'66t -at f
STOLL, WEBB b 00,,
BA NOSOFT'S OLEb STAND,
287 Kh:g St., 3 dors Below Wentoorth.
E Imiwe now opt-ne~d and -on hand
WV a very large and well selected elogh
which we offer at Wholesale and Retail!
Hiavitig haid long experiotice in the Dr'y
Goods llusinuts before the war, we know.
just what Goods are nmbht nee ypa
ter .ad cnsuersgenerally and will al
ways keep on haend~ full stook, of planters.
Goods of exory kinid.'
Wm )ceop our stock constatly reglenished
by every steamer, withI the tribdt attractive
. ,Wo respectfully invild' plam era, mer
eqlants and coiisutmers'geteqalty, to-cAll and
inspect our stock. conkbitinct in jirt of
'Blankets, Plains, KCorseys, Oshaburge,
Blrown Shirtings, lBl'Eached, Long Clothe,
Fine Sea Islanti Brown Shil-ti ge,
~. Irish L tp5 aI icoes, 01n.
-.w.ha et andOaibrios,
D DI I3 SS OODs.,
Merinoes. Do Isihes, Pblinr,- Colored Al
pacons, Flgured Poplins, Blkl3k 811ks,
Bombatirbs, lhtik Aljiacous,*
and' Orap'o Cloths.
Together 'it.a every variety to be found
in our line, wh' hm we offer at -the howse
ITOLT, WFEBBD& Cci
No. 287 King StI, 8 door. below Weitforth,
eh$rleuton, S. C.
CHARLE~ WE . .4
H.O. WALKE4R, - ii
Cotton, Corn, flour.
SMITH & MELTON,
CRESTER, a. C.
A RE prepared to purchase Cqtton or
. to make liberal. advait6as on Cotton
:onsigned through them to New tork.
They are also prepared to EI all eiders
ror 'Corn, Wheat and Flour at. lowest mar
I. It. SMITI1, GEO. W. MNU'ON
WATCHES, CHAINS, DIANAR RINGS, U-,
WORTH orver one milT1W dollars I
All to be sold for one one dollar
each, wiihout regard to value! Not to be
paid for until you know what tou are to
receive. Sp tendid list of articlesI All to
be sold for $1 each.
250 Solid Silver Dining Sets, $75 to $800
600 Silf& Savers and Urns 60 to 250
500 solid Silver Tea Sets com
plf.te.- 60 to 200
150 lioewood Musical Boxes,
82 aia,- .76 to 260
20%lahogany Musloal Boxei',
24 airs, . . 60 to 200
.2500old l7nting Wateles, 76 to 260
260 Ladies' Enamelled Gold
Watch 50 to 200
500 Gont:& Hunting Silver
Wat6hes, 85 to 100
600 O)pn-fNce Sil,#r Watshis, 26 to 60
600 Ivory Op6ra Glass, 26 to 000
SUT6Iotherof Peayl Longtitt.0s, t0 to 100
800sir 1%rrel Rev6lvers, 15 to 50
600 Sifgle'and Double Shooteis, I to 60
300 Elegant Oil Paintings, 606. 100
250 Marbre StMites, U1sts1 &e'., 60 to 200
250 Dianiond Xings, 60 t4 100
6,000 Phod,' A ums, all sies 4 t'o s0
2,000 Gold Vest and Neck QhainV; l C6' 'O
8,000 Gold Oval Band- B'racelef', 8' 5' 0
5,000 Chased Gold Badetets, 6 %S' 1;
2,000 Chatelene & Guaid Chains 6 to 20
7,000 Solitare & Rq*olving
Brooches, 6 to 10
2,000 Lava & Floi-uitio, Bro'oches, 4 to 10
5,000 Coral, Opal & EMineral do' 4- to 10
5,000 Mosiao, Jet & Lava Ear. -
drops, 4 to 10
7,000 Coral & Emerald Eardrops, 3 to I
5.000 California Diadionol Pins, 6 to 20.
5,000 California Clusidr Diamond
NO, a to 10
8,000 sots Solitate Adit'ons and
S - 'W 4'1 to 10
8,000 0?olalkthblis,'I&ncils, &c., 0 to .8
10,000' Lokter, double-glass, 3 to 6
6,000 Lockets for Miutikres, -6 to 19
8,000 Gold TootHpicksOfosses, &e., 3 to 8
6,000 plain Gold Rtingw,- 4 to 10
6,0 chased Gold Ringi 4 to 10
f0,000 Shield & Signet Fingi et ' 0
10,000 California Diani'dud ltings, I t& !M
7.500sets f,adics'Jew'y jet, 6 to 10
5.;Q00 sets Ladies' Jewelry,- coral, 8'f' f2
5,000 sets hadies'Jewelry,-otyx, 10 to 16
5,000 sees Ladies' Jewelry, 1As, 12 tor 20
2,00 Sters ftadies'Jowolry, mosaie, 20 to 20
10,000 tiold Pens with Sil. hold
ert, . rto 10
5,000 Gold Pens With Gold' hold.
erm, 6 to 12
5,000 0old Pens & holdefs, shlp'r, 10 to 16
5,000 Silver Doblets & Drinking
Clips. 8 to 10
8,000 SilverCastorq4 Wine hel'.
ers. late o80
2,000'Bilver Fruit & Coke Bas
kets, 20 to 50
Mes%rs Parkinnon & Co., No. 208 Broad
way, New York, Extensive Manufacturers
and imperters dt uivay of'the leading and
most fauijonablo styles of Watdhes an4
Jewuly, dsiring to increase - their busines
to an unlimited extent. have r.solve4 upon
a Great Gift Sale, subjeet to Ie regulations
Certificates naming each article and -it'E
valua, are placed in Sealed Envelopes and
well mixed. One of.these etirelopes w 11 be
senS by mail to any adurehd ea febbi e of
41Li Articlet&ld at Onf J)oIlar eseA, *WitbII
. rigard to valut.
On reeipt of the eartinieat' etP il ee
what you ate going to have, ,atid then it is
at your- optionl to send the dollar and takie
the article or not. Purchasers may thus
obt ain a GoW Watch, Diamond Bing or any
set of Jewelry on our lIst for One Dollar,
and in no case can. they got less than one
dollars' worth, as there are no uncertain
ties. - The prioo of certificates is as, fol
lows: Ono for 26 eenta; five for $1; eleven
for $2;i thirty fi* $5, with elegant premium;
uixty- Alve for $10, with bonus; one hundred
for blo,-aiddhandsome preaedt to she getter
up oft the club:
Agent want ed every where, to . who. spo
olal inducements ar-e offered. Adder..,
- PA RK fNSON. & CO., Importers,
208 Droad way, Now Tork.
HJ EMLOClt SOLE LEA'1'iER..
. J ust received.
KETOHJIN, M.MASTER & CO,
Household Artioles !
C('CENTR ATID 'LYl!!, Teasi
Y .'owdere, Co:'~ GeatIne, Citamambm,
Flvoring Extracte, tufom, Orange, Vasil
la and Pineapple. At
KET HIN1 MeMAS*IM & cl)t,
feb 6'68--t f
oultds,SNo. Also, Wd,rt Jeans
and Lindaeys, for al on eeignmeas.-.i
Alofor sale, 'a I us4tRiity of Corn, of
fob l'V'ea...f '54el ae
T. M BRISTOLL,
Wholesale Dealers in
No. I 0 MeAid N'ret, conter of dIasl,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
6-oet ano.ixisio W,310X.T BY sTNAM2.
1. IlRISTOU .T. DUNIIAM,
R OTTEN STONE, SpaniSh Whit.
Ing, Ground Ginger, British .
A9g. a small quantity of Candy, par.
RETO11N, M6MAS*'ER & CO.
LISEED OML; T'urpentir.e, White
Load, Chrome dreen. Burnt Umber,
Veneltian Red, Puliy, Co pal Varnish, Paint
Brushes.,White Wish Brushes. Sand Paper.
-e., at . KETCHIN, McMASTEAR & CO.
N1CX W HITE CORN M EAL, fo t
Z0E'C1'N4, MtTAtR & CO
Ketohin, M6[aA& & Co.,
H AVE received a carefully selected
Stock of Goods, to which they inTits
the attention ef'forrqer patr6&d of the old
firm and af the publie ge.A#AtM1y. They
havo-on hand and are reediv g a general
Dry Goods, Clothing, los, Hate, School
Books, Medicines Soaps and. Perfumery,
Potly,and Window0lass, TinWare,
Cooking Stoves, Orocries,
+ Ilaydware, Batging and
Rope, Brooms and
And all othdr artiele usually kept in eean
C. .i CAUR & CO.,
h A1ERS h' tarpets, Oil Cloths, Mat
tings, WiUow sid,- Patent Stop
Ladders, . e
Tailor's Trimmings of every vai'4lf, *hiek
they offer to the trtde at New York Jobblig
pries. 30 Broad at., Charleston. B.C.
Fine Family Flour.
jVfJT received 20 barrels Fine l'ami
Ifj plur, which ie will sell at small
At. . XKTCliIN,'MoMASTER & CO.
Stock Certificate Lost.
NOTICP, is hereiy given that appli.
eation will be isde for a duplicate'
ecrsiicate for the original, which has been
lost or destroyed, dated July 12, 1862, No.
1860, for Thirty-two shares in the Charlotti
S a. f.tailroad Companf.
- DANIEL HALL.
. fell I'66--1aw8m
PRA8PaLTIfs OF iUE
On the first of January we will adthtdibnce
the publication, id the Citf of Baltimore, of
There In'no p':blication of this' tharacter
now issuoll' South of Now Yoi'k city, and
the closing of the war has left af large por
tion of 6he peopleof tho coutitry with no
The Cosmnopolite will be devoted to
Geerl ioentieo Paper. agd
and we sliall number Among its contribu
tors some of the first, literary men of the
South, with others from the North and fromi
London and Paris.
All mattor not original will be caretfylly
selocted from the newest and best of the
English, French and German publications;t
andi its Editor. shall spare no ef'ort or ez
pense, to make it rank with the very first
magasines of the country.
As Its name imports, we have established
the Cosmopolite upon nor sectional basis.
We hopfe to make it the organ- of general
literature alone; and will lUe tininluenced
by any party or clit4ue whspdbt.
It will be smailedto auBdibribiert6in any
p art of the country up:on receipt of the fol
lowing ',. a
Singl e4oies one year,' $4 00
Five " "' " - 18o0
Tern " -*" "' 88 00
The Cosmopollte ill'b6'geaierally' distri
bated among the M tet and Planters
of theo Southb, and'w,b"' add-.or their in
formalion, a few gdvertisemants, at mode
Liberal dbdu4libns will bo made to book
sllers and newedealert.
-Newspapers publishing this prospeetus
and sending a-unarked copy to the under.
signed,-will ue#eive-a wopy. of t he magasino.
Alidress TMON a CO.
P.'O.'BUty 240 -1uINimote, M4.
Sorghuin Syrup t?
-i just . . -