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Tuesday Iorning, Aigus 21, Ni6.
T T. P. Sr.mxtn, F , iOe
sole ngont for this paper ih' C- -rlestu
a:- Mr. JAs. H.- Simr, -formerly
of this place, but no., rc:Ang in
Charlotte, N. C. is our authorized
agent for the NEWS.
Mr. SMITH can be found at the
We have received from the piublish.
er T. G. DEFONTAIIE,' 'The Burning
of Columbia, S. C. A review of
Northern assertions and Southern
facts. By Dr. D. N. TREZUNANT." It
is an interesting pamphlet of 32
pages, and stamps SIIERMAN as the
great incendiary of Coluinbia. Price
We direct especial attention to ihe
article under the ablove caption plb
lished to-day and takzen frot the Co
lumbia Phwnir of Fridy. Brief as
it is it is a most hticid, compact and
cogent exposition of tle <piestion and
a forcible statement of* bitlh tho ille
gality and inlexpediency of Legislative
intrusionl in tie ca.e. Iefo:e this su'
ject becomes a practical issue jtist
such views as those contained' in this
extract, deserve ti be- carefully pon
dered over by every man in the Dis
The great VeNt has iapenied.
Whether it will brinlulforth tihe fruIits
expect( y. its advocates, a few
111011ths tVill decide. WeV opposed it
in its ircipiielncy al in its prognssivke
formatioh. We bhjlicved it tiwise
aRd impolitic for the Soutli to coin
mit herself. Th\e Rubicon is now
passed, however, and while Nve are
still doubtful of the issue it may
spring upon us, we will 'tid as far as
our hiuible inilleee goes any whole
some tendencies that may result froi:
the Philadelphia Convention. We
:uare not disappointed that the Conven
tion incorporated soic of the very
objectionable featmies to whichI we so
often directed attention, and which
formed a pdrt of that very National
Union Club upon which we announced
the call was made.
There are numbers of its who will
a111V,lys congratulate ourselves that no
vote of ours helped to form that Con
velt ion, but we did not expect to finid
sueh friends of tle measure as tlie
Colui.-i ia Plnix raising serious oh
joetimiq to th- litol", epi., e of!C ('1 h
Carln11- anl" f:fhset oilv i% "o
the wigwam in fonld 0em1race. Ti;'t.
isapuerile matter compaield to Il!.
other greater official act of S:c horn
delegates solemnly dleclarinug t hat
iose who killed their sons, .f lther
and frienids are worthy of thL.r grad
tudle andl mooer.
But not even for this wl n1 w ithi
hold our sanction froni er'rything that
may grow out of the Convention. We
disclaim any part or lot however in
Wec hope the v'ery huighes.t expecta
tions of the miiost sirngine fricids of
it may be realired. None will e
gratified more thani we, at such a re
suit. If its ma in object, thle defeait of
the Radicals, lie effected, wihile we
shl ever repudiate the priinciples de
gradintg to us, upon which the C~onvenc
tion was called, we mays~ not regret
that it met, McC.
STARTLiNG DitvEM.inftNTS AS TO
TnFV CoNsf*iRACY AGAINST AIR. D)Avi8
-Nxw Yonx, August 1 3.---The 1er.
aid furnishes startling developmnems re.
specting the conspiracy to implicate
Jefferson Davis in thie Lincohit assassi.
nation. It prints letters from Cald well,
one of the pierjurers, applying for moneoy
and a lotter from Judge.Advocate-Gen
eral Hlolt to Conuover, ang~her of the
scamps, l,r'hich / t ay's he
hias senistdhe tf Herald
he most infamous
a and. offic.a
A new disease has attacked tho
-heot jinar Avon, N.Y.- The hus
turns brown, an! 'dciay beginmt a tfe
' of t.c herry.ictiet the-stalk.
A well-known clothing merchant in
ILoui6. ille, Ky., recently married a
woman inl Cincinnati, and took her to
his honie in Louisville. A few days
after, shc stol. $2000 from his trunk
The Confede-ate dead who fell at
the battle of Beech Grovo and ILoov
r's ij, in Cofiee county, Tenne,seer
have been taken 'up and buried by
citizens of that section, who intend to
erect a monume,it to their memory.
Report, received from various parts
of Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Inldi
anna, are to tle effect that the wheat
crop will be imore than i n average one
in respect to both quantity and quali
i). The barley, oat and rye crop also
The Santa-Annia-Ortepi consPiracy
issaid to be formidable, embracing
the Arch-bishop of Mexico and other
The new min1istry is said to be very
nil popular with the native Mexicans.
Insirreect ion recently took place in the
State of Vera Cruz, and 500 Austrians
sent to quell it were captured.
A nran in IIartford advertised re
cently that on receipt of a certain
sumn, lie would by return mail instruct
anly applicant hlow to inmtke a fortune.
His directions were : "Peddle cigars,
half Ilavana and half'hone-imade, as I
did, and always be ready to pick irp a
The New York llorldstates that a
combinition of capitalists in New
York have bought $6,000,000 in gold,
and intend to buy more, in order to
run up the price when there is a favor
At the Stockholm exhibition the
first prize for breech-loaders was
awarded to the Iiagstrom needle-gin.
Tit government his purchased the in
vention for 10,000 thtlers, mnd the
troops are to be armed with this gun
inl tle autumn,
A Frenclisavant has discovered the
means of rendering the hardest and
toughest flesh soft, namely, by adding
wh ile boilinig two teaspoonfuls of aleo
hol to each kilograninie and a half of
'Major H1cros Von Borcke, who was
chief of staff to General J. E. Stuart,
and contribuited an account of his ex
ploits to Blackwood's Magaziic, is
on the staff of Prince Frederic!;
Cha ries. of Prussia.
They nre foud of title in the East.
.\ ':ng i other smiling titles, thze
K'ing~ of Avo has that of "Lord of
Tr.inty-iour 'mibirella."' This looks
a lihe had prepiared for a bong're ign.
A e< 'mpondenCit of thle R ichmtond(
TIimesq teils the following about I,e
hlot Springs :k efore it had b~eome
a public resort, a Diitchiman wa:p.s
ing it with his wagon, antd stopped ti,
water his horses. Dippinig his I. t
into the spiring, his hand was burnt lhv
11.c hot, w'iter. Hie rushed back~ ini
consterniationi to his wageni, and ex
e'limted to his boy .Jolhn, "'John,
hitch up de horses, foir hll is not vonte
ile fromt di s place."'
Ctl'i' AsN lm.- ;i G ttumen
in atten.idancei oni Io he eiivemiii fiiromo
v:ius patrts ofr lie countryv d. not give
'u .terting pticitre oif thle stlan- of anlirs
inoi of the futu're pros:iects of iihe C fier.
We finid that hut hIle Ic oni ine ci is ton.
terta ited as to the permanlitm usefiulnes
of the fre((dmen. We wvere iniformie'!
liat,I tir services could tnt be seenred
umtlter the promise of wages, which, in
mn:y imistanices, I th cropis will be insufil.
(iet to nmeet. It is feared, therefore,
that at the end of thto year theore will be
serious embarrrasment amno.g the far.
me-rs it, winilng np thei' operations.
The crops, inideed, are promising, but
the amount. of la bor, andtC the expe.nse
incurred ini securing it, are altogethedr
disproportionate. Furthermore, nmim
bers of nJegroes live chiefly by p1llage
iA4teMd e4 Pder.-- &m/M PFpM..
The European news b' o-a Most' iUa
terel4ingi startling charactor. The
Emprror o It"runce. heretofore grimly
reticent, excep t when proclaiming his
rigid neutralify and good wll for all
the beiligerents, has sud deiily disturb
led Count Blawark's sploudid i*heihe
of a "new Germany," with PruRsia as
the controlling power, by demanding
a poftion of Gernan territory for
The clait greatly and seriously
,ompli.te' tie game of war or pemace,
which is now being played by the
Elropea. diplomats with coniuntd
a1CInSS faTid'ability. Napoleon in
sists upon't be c hr frontilL of 1814,
which "inltided t he (,rut.sian i wns
Saitriouis and Bavarruck, the 'kvarian
to-vn of L,andau, and the. Belgiani
towns of Charlemiont, A,adenburg und
ciiitmay." The territory clained by
Napolon is priticipally PrusKian, aid
is in itself too insignificait to eibar
rass thome who are soon to meet for the
purpose of carving and dismembe, ing
kingd-ms as if they were turkeys or
jiiensants. It is twribly significalt,
iowever, as the protest of the French
Emperor against the design of Prus
sia, after ejecting Austria from the
Germain Coifederation to- moke her
stlf imistrecs of the whole of Geirmian1iiv.
It is a mortal blow aimed at Couit
Bismark, at thei moinent when ie saw
no obstacle in the way following up
the giat Pruvsialn victory at Sadowa
with the tnost glorious results for his
Napoleon holds, we suspect, a very
strong haid. .I is demand for this part
of Germian territory, which Napoleon
I. added to France, is simply a polite
form of fitimation to Prussia that lie
does not iintend that the plains of Count
Bismarek shall be ci rried out. W I ol
lie destroys the proosed unity of all
Gerimianly with Pruii%zSia uis the ruling
power, lie snatih-es 'ron the Pru:,siams
the iost tempting and valuable fruit
of their late victories.
STRANGn: DUT TRi.K:-A Nowii-1:Ex
VoMAN's Io.A OF SouTit:Nx M4n.A.i
TY.-'lli Naszhville Dispatch gives the
following amusing account of ;I NorIi.
ern misetgenatioh ifitir. It says:
A shott tiie since a lady of some
prettenPini rive-0 i tt e it V, itd s.
i*irii ! coifittt!bhi- qiiiriers,seu'!il.d do,twn
Sh. gi htt- 'h,. .rm tilt of resid -e
as 1adiMn, . . (iof PasV marrige
iad quick Ii't. - A few dav iw 1h
ladY needingiil tle services of a piyseiermn,
im:1gine i it., surprise of th(. doctor onl noi
iing i:ut the color if4 the infiait ldii
1101 all coirspond with the complex
ion %fte mothonr. Kink y hair, flill-lifd
nos at ii k lip , gave m1d1lhitadle
evideice of A frican descen'lt. 0iir med.
ical friend annottcnd the realt. uf Ins
obs&rvations, which were received veIry
eahmly by his fair patient. "She w.as
awaei, sli said, aid ind.-l th tos
wereio her reasons for coming to this eit v.
in 1lwr.l State Rich a Ilbing\ would lie 1141:
cd ab)oli, .ther-v, she vresutmed, N:. -,
a thing wvrv not. inconmmi Ford b
She wolil like to dispose of it(the chibl)
m some imitinnr ; cmild thw Dowlor af.
fotl i . assist?nc. inl this diret4 ion
also ? --No, ninihill," rphd.he D(e
o, -neh p ,rety ol n. vullo hert'
been worth a humirr-d d1 llari, h't there
it. no ma rket for it now." We :a ri y'
to learni what disp'riin hias bee'n stiet
by th lht tIer tif hwr, diutsky ofl.prting.
Ti e* Dotcttu's dry jotko dlonhth-*. :ieon
Tin: Triinsit o1r -rul. A-n..ormC CA.
n. a:i-bCa .s Cn.u,vhere i hei A t.
hoeCbeis working~ on this side o)f
'ht ti is iia sinull hayi~ or c'ove, pro
jictieg ftat ih.-'.4st side fC Tiniity UWy
otht lAnh ouf N'iwf'oni,;id, blir::i.
oi withlsiltaning !I romnantie namlie, is
are~ two adjiceit set th-mentts, knownt ias
llean I's Eaisi anid lIha rt.'s D)elighit. . 'lTe
stt~Ile'rs whleoiunan'-d these phices mostii
havi bt i4eeni not on1ly of' a roma tie tnri r ;
mtin1, but contented and utnamtnii ns
T'hiie if(nd(of V~alent ia, th. Irisht ter
mins of t lie Ailan,t:ic ca~ ble, is a bu
Q,0.00 acres in extenit. . Iftans three pro
prietors. of whom t Knight of Kerrv
is thi.echiiif, the .bthi'rt beir Tlrimit'i
(6dlegi., DnhjIn, andT Vol. 19erbien. of
Mneikiross. Thle poptiaiuatin is abotit 2.
000, hiut dinight lI.e'ltnigh is- a stanich
Protestaut; his co.-religioniists do not
numober moreo than l50, The htarnmony
of this little.fcontnunity is, howver, tlt4t
disiurbe~d biy religious discordl, 'JIhe ol4
pritest, wrho is rngw betweeni eighty 'and'
nliety pears of age, hiahad charge of
the'u parish for srA>ra thah half a century,
and his wsRtch word lkna always been
"Peace." -The average value'-of thue
tu ja RiAPICt e, 'tuh f..b,.i lii AC.
-A Doo- FIAT.-ICaptan - Do Lne; the
leader of a squadron of the Victor Finannel
Laners4tlached to the Fourth Corps. hav
ing riceilied an order front General Cinllini
to push hitnself forward till he shouli ieet
with the eemy, boldly presented himself
before tW-gtes of Sadowa, where, of course,
with his sniuadron he met with the Austri..
ans (for the city was still in their posses
sion.) nud in large numb>r, too. Instead or
retr,cing his steps in double quick, for he
n:ight hive considered his inissinn at an
cio, ithe brave captain entered feariessly
into lhe cify at. fhe head' of his oqttdron,
sounfi-g his hugle. -The enein4. ; 1h"gh
posassing a forte six or eight ti X barger.
thin!ing that the (spadron wv followed by
!he Wl''le vngmi of the Folt'iI Corj-.
ovacuated the city in gicht lstie. Still Cap
I'lil Ilk 111C WaiS not kt-1-ed. 1111:n1p 1
ed by ooly lourt bancer 4 he( rodle to, thi r:i1.
road tiaonl ind orderat d an rigine t4 be git
rei iy. t'atering a car with tour Imen, Ie
.1111).m4e it hitch to a locomotivo n:, bidt th.
eWgineer to start. for Vicenza. No sign of
Aistrians ont tiv ro tl. At last thi locomio
live, 1-Jil h the car conitnittig CaptainiDe
Lu1c0 an1d his four mien, entered the II railrond
station at V'i'enza; it was full of Austrint
troops! Noillng was--leit. or the Captain
to do but reltrace his steps. if thlat was evet
possiblo HIad lie had with ITI hi is sititid
ron. ten to one, he wAIld havo ordered tle
hugle to souid the charge, and no doubt
wotuld have thrown the eneniy into the
greatestconfusion, who was not prepaiidl
lor a sopriso. Bti what cItild live it's t1
IIIsItIg C erai litit ld . i ' hitI! go back -II
ty ~ r ha1a ta er. Al n' nect, the
Cik),tainl who, ha iNilig plit his iv..Il ouit fit'
flt sit wittdow. was l)oldtIg arotIuI,tiII if
i'alippited air, called the engteer and
orlcredI him to turn ithe loconotive, and
drive it itt I he biul of a long train of cars
which was awaiting to be he-t -somnewhere
by t he .\ As1rin . 'The Engiiver, lot it be
said to his praise, pertormed tihe itinouvire
with both dexterity and. qickness ; and
t%eily Imintles later Captiiti Pe Ilic Cilttr
ed Sadowa at fle head ot. a whole train
loaded wit.h Anstrian tobacoo--a trifle
worti hiialt a iilion -ef franc,,!
WAITIN A )P )t.r i:.-1uperstiti,
'Is a paier of Pir4sion. lltghli, is
A report. that s,tme i wmimn :'t.
Blackiun hiad prohisied- i thlised iv worl
woIld lt dietivyvil by a' "'flood of
w,tV'A" oi1 Monday list., obtained a
widv virenua,ion. 'I'bl( knowinig one..
11110l1g alt ftlie ilea, but theri1 vere hiu.
dreds oF wonit.l, ,ld autd 3-ting, whi
sp Ilmu atllXlml: 11 1y hlld wer id
vout, prepain tg f-r I lit -asist gr*t da%."
At clireb, it o'l woman who k-eeps-a
smoldi sholp, was, sit impre-ased with lthe
ru It huIties of, t - p! Iphecy, Ihat. ale
netcilly. reVinoved her) h1irnirl, andtk shlip
anld ienmied ilie:e till Monda 10 tmornt
ill-, whenl shit cam (h:k,lok'*Ing S01n1.
what.disappointed tihat. tle ihsod had
not drowned her tieighbor.
LADtI:-:S' N t:w.rA :tus-- Au u lo E:iglish
tiiic, tot this sub ject, briefly 1'.1t ti ibOlly
:Ir*TIeS : ''-- t a -rule, hjlIie4 I'rever th
JOILI.i 11ls whieb combine n4ss e Wit t 1istt, antd1
rashinit. They dl l th 1Care for the otlitijal
or party papairs, bit they do wish to know
of till great movements in Government, in
piblio entwrprises, in education, religion
!inl in the %arins- reforms, temperance,
hygienic, e1c. tler4 or tmagazines, writ
tll vxOhsively for ladies, lack that vigor
i t 11-er which till true women ndmire.
The best pnper, tI er0tfore. conbines ie two
elteits, t1nale anid el tinale, so blen(del a to
represent the two nattues, and to feed both
fhe ititelleol and fthe senthoent; but fron
feeding on t,e wishy-washy jwaddle of sick.
tuiipilg. lircutiry 'h1aeks' of either sex, we
beg to Ito delIvered. Sejihle nell antd Ito
Inen w%,ntl vigzorotig. iensiliW thiuwiifls, er
llr-ell by hiesalthy'' miltTS. :is t.not the emp
ty ebtid of empty shit's.
H.ua -Qn'ito a commotIon wans raisd
yvesterdaty aftetrnon by the advent of a
slight stornm of tain, ac'o'rnpanictl by con
Mitl'atle hail. Ii elmed- to take eycrybo.
dly by sur'p iso, and can's d a hasty eviacta.
itn oft thle stteeots ny all li Oent anid eunheni
wi~sed it ''All linil !" The fatc:, is. 'ie ate
lond of ice- now a-d-iys, atnd whetn ii coties
diwnt frsm bottve, it relieves titl ,of t hal
list e itemt 0o' thirte cenits a pound. A sui art
showecr of' hai . wvi lh a sfight sli ukliing of
water i.eciiti, wiult be. n~eeptah! o iis t
the .prels <nt i ht wet:hIr i'- --i.u-/r u/ilSe
G on --The Nt'w O)rleanis('se/
ha"s betn shiownit, by 5uirt F'rait i' f Bw.
rainti, of' I.bat. city, at novel iige'ie o
en lb-d "~'Thoi MIosqtui to Seari'r " sa
5isl sahi to bei p'cuiliuarly ohintih,nus to all
i dii sr openeuid te bottie - iand spilled a
few dro'tps.on his tdesik, anid in it imomeni.
or i wo coiidi see thie m.l.qfuitoes lear'i.
tug theii room itn di,g s, with their po'kt
hiandkurchietfs atL their nloses. It is a
great inven'ltion, most> assnrttdly..
gtiinos, whieb is hield at *560 per' 14on in
goiti by the aigets or te Pt'rniviani
fruit *410 i4g9. per, ion in Al.wandqig~
'I'itus ig.thejnatramarkbedeline that
anys,-tI te.u&mo1dilf -in ont mnarketg
binilstitrt, stud'-dius be Muttrbuted ro
unnatinurnl comnpe,ito,--National In
Aruinollone,oir0aj ;IAi Gal. itoward,
ief ffVreedaen's nurau, Is tto be shortl~
Frolin Ncw Orleans.
Nr.w 01LE.ANs, Augist 18.-Deaiths by
cholera yesterday twenty-seven.
Ni.w On1:ANS. August 18.-Advices froit,
liio Grande report a political revolutin inl
'M,tnnoras, resltivig in 11-o overthow ait
i ht of Ca v,ljall an141d tle intalllienl t ofthe
Jaurez.government. No loss 0t life or pro
'hucra ill C'hicil:lli.
Ci s"lu ' , - ilut 18 -- sty-seven
4leat lhs Ly cholve -eere reported yesterday.
WASHINGTON, AUgU*t 18 --The PreCgh ,lenit
in in intelview with the NXw laiip'hire
delugalion. Sait in refeelne.io the 'oivell
tion aI4l hii fut t1re pol i cy : 'W k! l t. I 1 vi
at policy il prliielple, ret ;gi.iel aInil laid
11o01 1 by the m114st itmelligent, abile auil pta
triotic body of menl that la. conlvented s4ine
i tie dnys ol I lie Deolaration of I tilpndeic1.
A ecogi fn oft' thi; policy an thez;e prits
eil-es Wou4ltie requireAl of those who w
civke cilice anid Intronnge frcom tie (vovern
wiln. If wa, a dutly Ihe Adhministration
owed it!ell', tlat strengilt altl lower. iuild
be given those who maialint tahe lriipl(s
declared by that great botly of National
iten who tme this week inl Conventiwi at
Grruil t i und Miipwrtel.
NI:w Yoltiz, August .- There lias beei
a great st orm on the coasts of A'rica, nia a
great minibef of vesselt lost ad applirhen.
sions ire e tertaiued for the safety of it herr.
Ncw- Vrk Natkrd,
Ni.w Voluz, Augulst 18.--Gold $1.19.
'olltil t 31( 3(f . Exclintige t1otniiial
itt 7. 71. Sight 1( '0 .
New 1.1cauls Maltdk.
N r O .i:A :s. At. itst 17 ---t'otuon s'it'.
fa r; sats or '..An talet. Low Mia lli t.
hLola ro 0 ELui'ope..
Losior, August 17.-Final negotiativ Ias
for the establishment of pence between
Prussia rid Austria al Austrian Italy aire
in prqgreesr, and pe ice is- regarded ais cer
Livriti-oo., Aigist 17, ton.-The tae
of cottoi t'or tle week -i.000 mle-s, plice
improved ot'r tie week oie.quarter I enny
Middling Uplands 1:1}.
Lo., Inos, Aglast 17. N.n1 --(Ccwois 88
for 11m iey : Five.- weit- i..s I;S'.
DOWN wtra-Il TuIII-\. Th ro r h
r-ing inl.hwali. !1, halt it i4 C.h . P I41. -I
the Presidi-n , bi-f-re lwin*,!f tI i 1, x , 1 n 1
a ntiml)ier of t.bie m11ihtrv m .ra .
Rmdical parlY, and put ('ar -r%v iivi.
solirs fr.,om \Vest Poilt.in i .I '-ie.
I I If(. J;Il )lll..4a lilt vtv 11.t si i
The0 A'nii(g Lit ati antstah. ttth F r e'
fihe Sm111h, th y have h,'I nI"' r,Ii
til ot exaspe.ratiie a gladill a r i1-1
ple t almot lit d,-.ipvtionl i i '. Tar fromil
31t1. min tm o % promole 1ilyilnn
itn shamtf.l d-r ar if t iil* d4tIll a
Mainy of li~u he t men ii hvi' tqlte dis .
(ied lthemselves by secekinig ,t9,,jQgt;lt
ila he ri'j'ial i.-e of' tIhe Noirt ha nyningt~' he
S 'uthl.-RI?chmnd ToneI,as.
'"StNotlT..tu.--Wea liirit t hit on Tur
,her bodyv hats bieen warm tindtI thir dlrops
ofra lirpivranlav cw.ontinw-d 'toa oIlt)
liavei exainied ier e.it dtscove'r tio
iulse an in evr- til herr !-sphti't Sare
:he per'spir; aitin am ii wrmttth of' ort skitn,
alie seemiti to be , diadi. 'Thit is a- very
singular catse, thtotgh we taitstan'd
ithait it i's not usual for the bomdiia or 4i..
e'ent,ir pers'ons to tiemaoin wnrmru ftor acrae
n.j hiours ni fler lhe bratih tha is i-f't, thlem,.
--R?ichmorn'd Timecs. I 3th,.
A TolNT OF IJA C(Ci'NtNG
1I(AN'CIPATaoN. - 'lThe Stapremre Court,
hats decided in Tenmneste~ that in r'egard-'
toi all slaves~ ntrchu-ed prior to-ordv
ng lie war, the emnttciipain proclaima
tiotn de4t roinig the right to hold such
sl;tves, thet lasA m.tt fall npian the pare
ieshiolding the property att thle timflav
1,he procltttmation wats made.
Jn.ttthe rever*e of'thit decision of
Jhige Shifl'ey, of Virginiat-aind clently
|The Canadi1ns'reporttIhe prosapect of's.
tupletild IiarTeKt and tlo btrgest. Witat.
har!est tol 1dyears.
The election In At'kanina on Monday,se
tar' p. heard from, was earriled by lbhecoty.