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VOL. IHO] WINNSBORO, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1966. 11
.I11E 1hI-IEM EtVS,
I I PURLI8MRD EVERY TMODAY, THURG'.
DAY ARD SATURDAY, -
13v Galard, Desportes & Co.
I., Winnsboro,' s.O., at f6.00 :per a
jum, in advance.
'(9E FAIRPH"' MERALD,
B10LI1I8D ZvaRT WrNE6DAY MORN
-INO, AT $8.00 PER ANNUM.
Sohamyl. the Oirosuuian Ohief, Taew the
gath of Allogiance to the peror of
ST..PXTInSBRG, Seot. 21 .-Schamyl
t he Pircassial chieft*in,as ta.
ken theth of allegiance to his Imperij
at Majesty. Thie circtmstance under'
which sdcIh a change was brought abouti
in the haughty prisoner are described'ti'
follows in the Russian Tnvalid: It will'
bd remem'bered that after flghting against.
the Russians for twenty years, Sohamyl
was taken prisoner in'18j9, at the cap.
tore of Gunib, and sent thende, *itli
Iis family and a few retainers, to reside
at Xa1uga, a town in the central part of
Russia. The consideration whicn was
shown him frorn the first by his *ictora
made a deep impression on the utiivili.
zed mountaineer, iwho had bexdeoted
nothing short of decapitatton. His ri'
ception by the inhabitante of the tda*t
to which he was banished still furth*r
softened. his,heart, , ind one by one ]bs
Asiatic semi-arbaroud .fear and pIu.
-diiet.were tent6ved- At last entd ho.
was hdnorably recclve4'by the EpnieF6r
at Chugueft, at a ' cavalry review.
Strkik with the magnanimity abd con
descension ot the Czar, so different in.
his bearing fro Asiatit potentates,
Sahamyl there and then confsed that
that his heart was fairly won, and that
he only awaited an opportuniLy to gi've
proof of his sincerity and gratitude. 'At
iast only a montl ago, a great. sorrow
came to disturb the serenity of his - ad.
vanced years-his fivorite daughteri
Naflsato, died. . The Emperor' having
bein informed of the lad event by tele.
graph, at once dispatched an officer,,who
was chatged with theconveyance of the,
'body ofENaato 'to her natle. Cano"s0
11.' Theroehbqpa&*.bia.y 6he follo*Ing
aiitograpi l4ter in AIbio,4o the Eta
Thou, gredtsovbreig, hast vanquished
Ine and the people subject to me, by
forci of arms; thou; great soveieign,
bast spared my life; thou, greatI soire
reign,hast sibdued mv heart by thy
b pnefcence.. It is my' sacred duty, as
a decrepit old man, loaded with thy fa
vors and vanquished by thy magnanimi
tv, to instil into my children a sense of
their obligations toward Russia and her
lawful ruler. I have er.joined them - to
cherish feelings of everlasting gratitude
toyard thee, 0, 'Sovereign, foi all the
favqrs which.thou oontinually'. heapest
upinnme. I have enjoined thet to be
true subjects of the sar of Russia and
usdful servants of our new opuntryi lIen
der, O, Sovereign, my old age tranquil
by ordering that I should take an oath
of allegiance to thee, together with my
children, I am ready to take -that, o'th
publicky. *I call upon Almighty God
and Dii great Prophet Mahomet to wit.
ness my sincerity and~ the purity of my
thoughts and I recoad my oath'on the
most hol Koran, before the ~not long
chu41d04ed .f 1yb betel4'eaud a
ter NaAat.1'WAW, 5ierin
hAerr of oo4aresi o oh.
jeInto receive ii' Iumsw' oath of
a Eit,e wbioh situit rnf.111
dmpotutfoot on tNe'Mus~'n*j
nlalb df Oitda4 Ace it~nly on
ma and Nometa8aA, gwwe feqlay.to,
the Empead@ i* noes&)* In 'tho
-gwit sal le atqp~ q ~~
After MerIdan-An Amusing Desorip
tlou of a Southern Riilroad, Station.
A pleasant railr6id station is Meridi.
an, Miss. The Selma.(Ala.) ',Vessenger
says of it: -'A.gentlenan who had some
experience in stopping over at Meridian
during the war, And whose business
.'"le bisn to Missisippi, was expotiating
to o-irai Johnston upon the disdorn
forAs of an pproheided toppage there.
riplie- the Oeneral, ?Meridian has
improved. I'lie ' otel ha" been'burnt
down.' " tpon this text the writer in
another Southern .journal humorously
ditcants ha- follows:
"Who'that ever traveled during the
,war through Meridian does not remein
ber that hoLel? -The rush of travellers
from the cars to Ohe door would be inet
by- the gentlemanly. proprietor with,
.'Walk in, gentlemen, walk in ' 'Give me
a p'ritate ro6m,' would be the demand of
spec\latbre and commissaries with stuff.
ed c4rpt shage, who. were distristful of
,their, neighbors. Certainly,' would be
the invariable reply and lIo. 40 would
be chalked on the obage At night,
such a scene, when all the proprietors
of private apartirents would meet to.
gether in the garret, whi'ch was No. 40.
There was very good feed at that hotel,
at least the insects thought s6, for they
assembled from every quarter to feed on
the travelers. A distinguished Confede
rate General said that -.his plan for de.
stroyirg Grant's army was to let them
take Vicksburg and Jackson, and those
of th9m tht survived the trip on the
railroad io Meridian (which was always
killing some one) would starve to death
at that delectable place. Dodgers, tan
bark ooffee,fand fied masses of trichinte,
were deveaified :with haw' pi, squirrel
ta4, and- soia Itl6sses, .. wise0voh dia.
tinguished visitors as Dr. T-w--, of
West B&ton - Ronge, came along, and
would not be satisfied with less. .
"Chinaberry whisky, which although
maniacal in its. tendencies, destroyed
triehinm in the system and made a*man
oblivious to 'the biting of 'hugs, could
be had for its weight in new ish. And
if you. did not like the accommodations.
afforded by No 40,.you could lie doivn
(no one ever slept efee4pt the dead -in
that town) in the string of dilapidated
oa4ft that form the city
"It is said .hat. Meridian was humane.
ly selected by the aitli6rties as the
pl,ab-to which car4oads - of hopelessly
siqk Conledoratea Were -'sent to die, as
they could leave the world with less
regiet from that spot than any other in
the Confederacy. Goodbye, Meridian.
May we lIve three adore and ten and
never gaso upon your red hills; black
jacks, and yel ow ruts again."'
Wade HampiIs Speeob.-.
This gentlemen has made just ixactly
onch a 9qech as mi gt be expeored from
him. ,o b .)leyod u o silinx to be
ishtban4 therefote he fo,ght' fbr her;
l believes her still to have., been ri ht,
ad-he'say1 so, Ie Oelietile that wen
a wir &fOr6otd for a 'mifio ob.
jeot, had ooad duly nudeYr W)d GDOWtve(
on b proeeonted for tiat p clo ob.
bonovr ab iL,rta r exegQ "k ni#
Oih"oodi t he law, eth4s"
Gqe A loro
i sQ ao. oth.
grn sa edrnGv rnan
clear that, in the TYmas'lriew, to keep
out of the criminal courts is about as
.much soul-ward as a malt ought to as
pire to. Bank-ward, ceinfortable-ward,
let' him ' stretch his .energies,-New
Another Oircular Seward.
THE 8OMMIIE TO IU4 lInEEDMEN TO
iMIoATE To OBE1)K 0OUNTRIE9.
The following , from Ahe - State Do
Sprtment in' r6lation td4he soheme to
induce freedmen from tW.ilUnited States
to' emigrate to.foreign ontries-has been
just issued :
DEPARIMEN't F TAT1,
WASIXOTON, Ootoldr 17. 1866.,
n His Excellency the overnor of he
State ef- :
Siu: On the '.th- injOnt I had the
honor to address a-, letterio you, inform
ing you that schemes ..ere.on foot to
induce fr9edmen , emi te to foreign
countrietandear ,al- to Peru, and
suggesting tht all J . and. moral
-means at your qQman hould be used'
to prevent what was bWieved to be an
attempt under specious.'prothses of' ad.
vantage, to practice irposition upon the
ignorant freedmen ot a1v couptry. Re
ferring to that communication, I have
now the honorto transwii for your in
formation extracts of he 'dispatch ad
dressed to this Department by a Consul
of the United States in Peru, under date
of the 15th ultino, whio.h'prompted sug.
gestions upon the sibeZ referred to
which have already been nade. I have
the hon6r' to be your iikeellency's obe
I coisider it my duty to advise the
Government that-a person named Millan,
a nat've of Uhili, resident in Lima, hs
departed for the United States with the
object of coutracting for two thousand
families .of negroes for this country. The
intention.of the party or parties interest
ed is I.o give the speculation the color.
ing of free colonization in that couitry,
but here the negroes are to , be sold in
the same manner as - the.Chinese eoolies
for the term of eight years for the sum
of $375 each, under the pretext of re.
inunerating the speculator for'passage
and advance money; the negroes to re
ceive Auring the eighs! years twenty
five cents in Bolivian ourrency daily,
equal to thirty-three and one-third per
cent. less in hIrd raonefo There' is no
neceslty for me to. en'tmwati or depibt
the horrid cruelties and sufferings and il
treatment inflicted. upon the Chinese
laborers, and which would be the fate of
the deluded people brought lre under
this contract' if permitted' to'be carried
out by otr Government. * * * * I
141 only add that th 'greater:pIt of
the negroes are' alread7 contract6d to
'l ers on the terms above mentioned.
Ileave the matter to your bettor judg.
ruent 'nd decision and remain, &c., &o.,
RjLiAW F'ko%,ifJ;&We a
4 4reab s idaCtiki, hat'r
ta enik liave been perfected ad
r in eff"t to day, between,die -o.
tte ifid- uth Carolina, and the-South
IaroA'a.Ndroads, wfilh will oonttbute
rlag y to the business" betwoei Clhar
Otte and "all intermediate points and .1
Charleton." Cotton from' Ctarlotte to
Ch.4l61yton' io $3 . pe/bale; first class
rjandigd $1 p4.1 hundred; se6Pd
bl 8 eit; third clas 7. cents ;
1 i -wiot in s, per car-4
in. tn~ ion.' 'A 'ptis A.of bef I
*suo port will falt'mI Chia lesion: ya in.
y ndog4 in'lf"or'.O t' srs
anzd"biavepon y boetn
~ ~w JrMih rates-t and from' Bad' I
~ to,' mnd in a Jw
PLAiN R5r..s.-For young gentle
nen qbout to commence. life or the
1st. Whdn you cot, always use a
cnife and fork rinless you have much
md milk for 4inner, then exercise
you'r judgmen6,] and be s"e to open
Four mouth, when your elbow Crooks ;
)y all means quit eating when iyour
2nd. When you enter a arlor, al
ways enter at a do-or, and take at once
the most comfortsable seat.' If you
se tobacco (and of course you do,)
and are not an export in the polite ae
.omplishment Qf close firin at the
bars of the coal gra te, call for a spit
hlsh, and bore the center ever'y time.
3d. Always lead in . conversation,
naintaining your points with the ner
vous tenacity of a rat terrier, never
Letting go your hold on the attention
you have excited u nless it is tew spit
mn your hands.
4th. Avoid modosty as yoi would a
mildew, and never blush, unless it is
immediately after brandy and water.
5th. -When you are .in luv, which
will be every now and then, study
md. pizen, tork Injin, and go into a
pale decliine, th%n to savd yourself,
lake a dose of castor ilo cnd wait the
iext attack with becomang composure.
6th. Never smoke A mefican oigars.
[ have known hundreds; of promising
young men ruined in tOtis way. Swear
tlittle.in all comp&ny atd take at
least one newspaper.
7th. Raise a mostao heif you have
o poultice your lips t o do it. De,
'pise all employmenl;, and shudd6r
when you meet a meoh..aoio.
8th. Know all the. intrigue and
oandal of the town Be: ten dollato
m everything-call *y -our father "the
Dld man," avoid every- appearance of
politeness to him, and lodge out ocea
Perfoct yourself in t'ome above prima
ry rules before you presume upo'n the
3econd degree, (to.o much haste haa
blasted a great man y buds of promis,)
and be just with yoarself.- If, on enu
luiry you find you are not put do*i
as a "plum," you have miWtaken Y6fr
genius, and have no hopesin the otb.
mental walks of life.
-890r12ARf STANtON'S PoSITION.
rho Philadelphia- paprd are gettin
iotoriouls for "canards," Ns the French
papers calf them in their dwn language.
rhe Philadelphia Inqui-e/ published an
Lrticle relative to the resignation of
3ecretary Stanton, and. the Nationel
intelegencer, of Saturdxy, in a short
irticle, authoritativelv crilicIses it :
"Ir you aie assurud th,at the whole of
he above statement. a reference to Mr.
3tauton is a pure fabrication, qU4 that
to such arrangenei it hU4,ever beon 4ug.
ested, or in.v.ited ':,y' himi, and that, the
heory of his realgi ung his sat. in bhe
Jabinet is at w' .with Is own. repeat.
d declaratione andinutetions, Top maLy
wopider what sri of spirit it is (hat puts
i caromlatio,n se qIaatges atgaint a
stiatesman hoq V i reee.WIA bee
Inm ungelAsh 1p4 ei.(o tribute to bti
iount.ry It is to be regrette thea e.veg
,he .a- Wr after jta.rooet severe epeo
ience, Shaoud also lend ielf to the oir.
ulatjon of this stateinent. That paper
iot ily copi0q. the te r*aph deopth,
l'ho o-day, art sa ref es p
&I, I)at.as N. %#nton done th4s
te 81h p thspstnl ar i
lffebihla nauch gQoy he i
loing 't'hI ,r ~ paiaion, qrAoIhdy
Iiret ath i ud rpea
On. Perrot. tteoawan,ha ave~n
et,dropphin m,a hop~a e AbI1
ermapssvi gU t n ajcnd
imildr, bu w jan4
he thki. otiry
aog two pou~9
. k'DVERITlISING RATES.
- Ordinary advrrtisient, oocupylig ot
more than ten lines, (oi.e uquare,) pp1 s
inserted in "HE' NBW8, at $1.00 for the
first insqitern and 76 coutti for ea-h. sub
Larger advertisenents, when no contract
is made, will bo charged i exAct. prupor
For anouncing 'eAdidate to any dhio4
& profit, honor or trust, $10.00.
Marrl&ke, Obituary Notices, &o., will be
cbargethe same as advertlsement* when
over tea lines, and must le paid for who
handed'in, or they will not appear.
Pete Whetstone, of ArkanBas, Was
once traveling og hbrseback throigh
the' interior of the State, and called
oni evening, to stay all night, at a lit
tje log house neai the road, where en '
4trtainment and post-office were kept.
Two other stringeri were there and
mail idor rode up just about dark.
Supper being over, the mail carrier
and the three'gentlemen *ere invited
into a small room furnished with a
good fire and two beds, which were to
accommodate' the four persons for the
night. The iail carrier wag a little
shabby, dirty-looking wretch, with
wiom n'ene of the gettlemen liked 'the
idea o sleeping. Pete 'Whetstone
eyed.him closely atthe asked:
"WVhere do you sleep to-night, my
"I'll thleep with you, I reckon,
lsped th'e youth, "or one -of them
other fellpro, I don't care which."
The other two geutlemen took the
hint, and oocu?ied one of the beds I*
ether immediately, leaving the other
ed and the confab to be enjoyed by
Pete and the mail boy togetheIr as
best they could; Pete and the boy
commenced hauling offtheir duds, and
Pete getting in bed first, and wishing
to get rid of sleeping. with the boy,
remaiked very earnestly
"My friend, Ill tell you beforehand
I've got the itcl , and you?d better not
get in here with me, for the disease it
The boy, who was just getting in
bed too, drawled out very- ooolly
."4Wol,I reckon that don't make a
bit o' differenc6. I have it now these
seven yeas," and into the bed le
pitched.a'1ojg *ith Pete, who pltohe#4
.out in as great a hurry as if he had
waked up' a hornet's nest in b6d."*
The other gentlemen roaiel a
the mail by, who had got ;.peacetk
possession of th6 bed to himbelf dn -t
ed out- -
'Why, yoi must be a thdt ' dai-ned
fools; mam and dad's got th 1 onth. a.
heap wurth than I is, atid they theip
in.that bed last night when they were
here at the quiltin."
The other two strangerai"Were now
in a worse predicament thVV Pete had
been, and, bouncing froitheir nest
like the old house had bedi on fire,
stripped, shook their . oldthes, plit
them on 6gai, ordbred tliAr horses,
and, though it was nearly u o'clock,
they all three-left and role sevefalt
miles to the next town befbre they
slept, leaving the Imparttbable mail
carrier to tle:blias of scratching and
THE RADICAI, G('YER*OIt8 N'IQKEb
To R3estT'r-r -.We have good
inason to believei (uur subority bemig
one of the lrst menl in Conneocticuv) that
Colonel'Frsney; Secretai' of the Uni--'
ted Stat 86 ta and ~(r- of the
'Washington O at d a blaa hia
.14e, is w'riigte to the rai ial *.v.
oens of thi Sttw to b&' rea4y to mijatq1a
Slate tioop's into ?4ar$lad end put
dbwn Goterne wndij once 6f arms.
in case he . ahould thinkV ~rr, aftenr
hearin and~ trial, to rkiVove I)Ti.
for etctn isttla - tdin
. Suachos ltter ,e" are Mssu ed, has
beemsent 19G0overnc.r ?Tawley, of Con
necticut. We, iI glad so ,know
-that, the stateiu'i is. urst true, upnd ,sti:1
me-~gratIfid'd t elte, on athority,.
there would be not redpwdie to a dalil-'so
uncalled for, illegat antd revolutionary~
in.gs purpoes butfls##Ile men..viho
14v. li,ved an4 iw'hriqothe h.or':
of warr and w1t tre .e4 r t0 sanri#e
rIit1 an', d 1Iersy, an4 every
U sWh*er/ n rfa i1e add tady~
nd itbeeoes al consen~ative *ne*
bepo#r tt wattji hoeiis thbestened
)sitd Is aenie a 0a m
for one doaa.