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Tulestuay 31orntie, November 20,1S66
-g)" T. P. .Su,ni;ta, Esq., istht
solt ngenit for this paper in Chat iston
Qg^ Mr. JAS. 11. Satru, formerly
of this place, but tow resil ing in
Charlotte, N. '. is our authoirized
agent for the Nr ws.
Mr. Salt"ru canl bt folltl at the
Evidonco in tho Cas3o of the State e. Hon
ry Castiei. Ooncludd.
Jno. Dot" , .tv:rnv. --WVittnr,Ks& % t'astles
the day lie killh d Chs::. Y"ountg, fr-chuac ;
mt prisoner going to his Itue, and1 .awt
Iim-"have his hi,tttd uy to his fo'c'he:l.
"poke to pr"s,)niei, but pristner did t ot re
ply. Witness remtat'kd i his cotpani"on
who xas ridintg with imi:, 11h.11 uatnethingt
Was up this inotuitng." Witnkevss sa4%W :a
some distance ahead the decasecd andl heard1
hin call out to prisoner t hat he "tall better
not come down ihere. 'risotiner did not ity
a word in reply. Witne.s went un to the
mill, and had not been there long befor,
prisoner came vith a gun 'down in the
Corner ot'he mtill. Soon deceasel dho Iuip,
prisoner passei by witne s, got the gun
and called out 'oys, cnitne und .e ,e :i:
carge the bo. ".- Pi.soner walked ott1,
when dcceasel started hi iskly ttwails hin,
gtrasped the gin in his le:-t IiII reelIdl the
gun up ati had ia sitie '.il his hltiil. The
gun tcas tired just as lee'asel vs It=ihintg
it up. )eceascl seizo-d the gtun in hiit left
haud, raisedtl:cm sticl. wiith his rihlt, andh
somehow the gull i trel ; conttuenced rais
ing the stick when lie canght the gun. 'FiThe
stick was about three feet long. leeut, 1
wtSa stouter ad'iitrrungernun uian pr -ni"
nr. Wittness showed the stick to .1esse tas
ties after let killing- It was a whito peel
cd stick, looked like ash. Witness lteard
no u.dert, from prisoner ; did not get. out
of the mill only iutile to Sec hlie last of lthe
Cross e.ramined.-Prisunerhad betn to the
hocse and was coining hacg when dlece.t,edi
called out to him. When prisoner went ti
the house ie had nc gun, it when he c:une
from th e ios ie h:al.
[Witness here statel that ie dl inte dl to
explain why he did not state these partien.
la's at first.]I When I-risoier took up the
gun Ittd started out. of' the till, Ito said.
1-boys, cone atnd see ie. dischalrge tIis hov
or come and see tme out," witness diihi't
know which. Witness has tialkel with So.
ieitor before about this matter, and tol,l
Solicitor that. Castles said, "come, boys,
and sen me out." Witness did make an
allidavit t lit Castles said, "tboys, COmne and
aee me out this morning." Deceasedl ad
vanced ot prisoner, and when ie grabced
the gun raised the stitk, andu when t he gunic
wcnt ol the stick was raised over pri=oner's
head. Witness was certain that was the
way. Did not know wheihcr or not t hat
was the same way he told it to Solicitor mn
Monday. Witness's recollection hat nt
been refreshed since Monday.
[lhere the Solicitor read the.atlidavit wit -
ness had previousl.y madcle in the case. an1
pointed ont tho discrepancy beiweetn wit.
ness's aflidavit and Iis lestim<myv.]
If wit ness hadul mttke ia mti.A"lue. it wn
made to-cday. Witness h!a.l frgut to int in
somne things in his allidavit that he had
[Hero the .indlgo cialle- Ite atttient4 dion
the w.itness5 to whalct heo was salyinig. It wa'
qucito evidenit thact thle witnieiss bhinig qui Ic
illiterato, was at ticis pcinat comcplet ely ncoic.
Martin Dtunn being sworn festi tied" thatt
oni one occasion when he( and11 decencsied were
haculing rails, thle pr'isner' camte to lihe
place they were, anti comlalinedI v'ehiement
'ly that they were doiing too little. Where
ucpon deceasced took tup at rail and14 ticrewy it
dIown on thte prisonler's focot, and loll the
prisoner if' ho did icot go off lie -(deeecs"cI)
would kill htim and miakio hash of' im. Af..
terwards, too, the witness hceard thte dieeas-i
ed say he would kill Casatles it' he did nit
quit bother'Ing him i.
HJarritt Young (colorrd),smornc.--W itiess
lived on pcrisoner's place ;knew deceased
well ;Iheard himd say lie wais going to kill
Castles, and that lie would split ouit hcis
dam brains" with an axe. Deceuased told
witness and his ife that lie woulid kill Cats
tIes wit.h a knife. Did not know tha:t tIe
'oeased was impudecnt. to pcrisoner.
no. Dove recalled anid exaiurd.-W it cess
did not tell deceased to "let go the gun for
'Castles wotuld nolt shoothim." Witness was
abotut fifteen steps fcronm thcem.
Oross-examind.--Witness did not believe
prisoner Intended t o shtoot when he went
out of the mill ;thought hce was ouly go.
ling to put the deceased off.
A. 8. Douglass beinig sworn, idecntified thce
affidavit made by Dove in the case.
After able pleadeings tfromc botic p'rcent
iii and tiefending c:'un i:el, and tho charge
of'the Ju-II,e, th ,ju ry rot ired1 andl soon re
turned with1 thiu ven"diet "nt. guilty,'' The
;>ri.oner, ltenry Castles, was tlcrteupon dis
Lean a Trle, Young Man.
If a cone"ir enition of I'ircul'Rances ever
PAPe in we:ghly silence to yotuing inen, it is
now.:'" The Storin of war ltiving swept, over
uur hInu-t, ani left it dlesohat,.:uand devast ated,
et"try nltui i? liii' to hi'l wn resource"s. We
wuldt.l ea,;t no rcproib upon iny young
atn ofatllun:e who h.r-: never learn"l ai
tratlh-. but theresc oe. now. yomng
nun in \irginia 1i'e actinlly enlisting in
the Utnittl Sil. timy is a lust resort for
ia living. It Iae I to ho suhil thnt Irad s
were degr'l,ling I't'intiie such and siutI Ia
une"w:is a mltIi ii,-. To u10e a 'ar iphrase,
that Ih is "gono up." If l,tl": 'plityeni oli.'
It iai ien lust li reasn,ibulIe as it win4l
hive lien I say it wa li+gracelul t be it
.Inl:ln t litn- "" en e!r1 a e:nuli re is a la 'in'1
lua . we c.i'e IO ilhtht'r it hc iat lu'ninlg
or ianly ne of the I;eci:i ic;I :'is. That
is aii ind l i . lentt col p>lite who can Cau
ry all hi< ie.,turcets in his hend. There is
fertility, :ull :I spontane.us one at th:i. in
Imechanic:al knowlc,lge. hle- iditt t lhat he
buil.ine<s dl'gr:ib.ts Ithe Inan is as 1':r -ftirhed
at that of it niti bein_" g;reenl cheese.
The 1i11:1n 11:1y el""vitle a:l ma:ike hooir.tile
filhe :r:1L , but11lih- Ir:ail. le i ever'Ih .radle
the' manf. . ai -n Itf snoll1 brains amtl les"
sen, n:y esp:ii te uponl thelt. of
p r- in" !:o !itnid indl- . but i1 ir repu..
it i ' -nas uilnls I II .l pars si ku r m' ve
thain 11he ohiijve of their puerile 1teli.
T'h 'ref,tre. -o"ng m nu, wheth,"r -:m1 hub"
brulkenl in f.tuli nt". or never ha-; i:t. li:l" on.',
yet pa' Ii.r I a .IIre one, 'd:ly not Iti put
yuour .hutler i, the wel, G and owtt your
sC!f r i n lihl a manIt by mll: lte':ng 5.1me1
lu1 lr.tit Itr: 1' :111 l th hen fn ir anIje:ll
SIinirin you ;,i relieves you 'f -1e uc
Ci'ssity of workig with with yu o Iwn
hnia., ift:' Ihe tt"!ain ilwnu nd < a tilep. ive yon
of af comipetenr;y, t you will have 3-ur
reemr t O f : il, t lke i up in youru headl, li,
Cian turn hemn 'ii n;ain to dio youv hidding.
Leni a it aId yiunlg mlan.
General ,thi Great Iiort;u Joci,t .
eig -r l Loan who Idealt ptity largely in
line horses wi'hen hie visiter W1ilnbur witlh
ShermInan, hu::a lately been electet. "'(;n
grssm: n at large" from the Stal of I!ii
noit. The preuhlar eircum::tances , which
give to Illinloi. n Conigressm1 in of tha:t chnss,
lre the following : ".\un act. of i arch (-II:h
18t2, int:reti ii the numbher of liepeoftnta -
tives flr,mt t iwo hundtredl an'l firty-.One, by
allowing one adllitiul l Rit'presenfative to
eight Statlksi, of whi'lh Illinois Wit. oie.
The nlblier oi Congrssmienl of I,inois was
thus rai:d Lron thirteen to fouricen. The
State Legislature of' Illinois, incl ta of di.
\vidling the 8ta:in1l fouIrICeen distrie:it, pr'e
ferrel to elect only thirteen itnemhe)r:l o1f
the fo 'teenth lectedl by h t vo e of the
while siinte. This is the "iCongre.ti slman i tt
large,' for Whi Lila.in his recently receiv
ed t ma orily of nearly sixfy I hous: I l. iI.
lieui, is thi on:y ti te whih has a -CotI.
grimiais n :t large,' (not Counting the Stale9
which elect only one Conlgressmetn.)
.\mi.l,'i the "ecnt:ungling alli:nn;,..' of pti
lhieal annoyances it is w -l ei t urn ile
tn c'nls. tider Ihos e iteresis w ticeb direily
hieb iethiod i;regard to luhen la:lm n.;- s
fested y uhe liichmonda ime, 3'is lewithout.
<htl to h e 11 ll' iiSupl us parts.o L an.ili
num et o a ere1911 i.'i h e can to.i riti. Ii his
Wiurphl gand. wre i.1 o in sma h ll tlilrms
ind. lased politicr iliv, n, i of t 11 1rCr.n
ty yer,it wouheiti evosetualy ohe ti benl li
Thewr himielf. W heao,ird a pllllnter a
fte as agi ay at next yer,h was1 lie.
rnote to m.00 a 'oihousandCV3 pnund. ofimli
lt torthe cris p olonr wolfb to eni-it
vaielless am a eetfr ndt a
nnre Jhauhighly of lanpds wVere leared iub
$1.0uldai ineths whoance ihe an per-ha
ig. Lie poiisfl and ldeooki to the.pr
Th oThr Cu//ietrepbihda
A thens,IV'I Gorga ato$.nda ear, a.t beenlo
reeieda anabl jura
The Doolino in Cotton,
esIteday's neWs gave a (leclino of
Oneo cent l,nr inl theo New York cotton mar
ket. Why is this-' We are not verse(1 in
ithe Cotton Inarket. suflicielly well to answer.
It is at crriaity thinI n'ar less cotton has been
mn(1- ill the Siates: this venr ihatl nw:t4 luulo
in 1 ;. A ( m i is nu lees certaint that, a
far greatter lleniani now exists f'or this staple
than everl exisieel hofoei. Still cotton has
I'allet in I.iverpo,ol 1;11elmnl. wit hin afurt -
night, about onle an(l a Ii:l!f pence, which is
nbeut three cents inl Anl-:'Ie .1 Curr'1ency.
'erl' one c:nsc o thI( ev-line in Elinglanl
is owing 1n the fact that1lher exlensivu. uills
arc rlnning to shrts tinme. This pr-act.ice
is extuellino widely throughout the wanu
f:ttorivs of'(h-cal Ilhiluiu, an.t it. is not ino
pr,able ,hal, :a.s un t time'' imnplies less
consumpti(: of I!IC crnleIrIte'inl, (lie de
cline is u\n itng to lie excess of supply over
Emig;ration of Laborcr'.
A fewr (la\ '-inee qunit(! a nun11ber (.I free1
mtinl pasv"I Iharugh thin Ino on their way
to s tnr" \lis i.:ipl evl i l hntaliion We
knotw Ilia'. n:w. r'''s 'I' l1.ilters inl Florldit
aie look;in' , ". fiebl t o suppily I hem with
laborer: I'(. next year's crol,, anill fnir
eno(l1t Ii tumI\ . I ativ is offercI toi o idtce
11:1uy of th"!nl IO ' .
ilollywood Memorial Bazaar Association.,
The L:lie, of the Ifollywood As
1'-l3lln I \V . in l' butl:ary' iext, (1f
Ih1! 11:1t 1,S, of 1':1. .11 f,.11(l to e :ll
11h(11 It) I':rry (ili. tillr1 p!IlltS ill C:1re of
the Colnfdn 1:e De:ad. It is telir wi-h
t.bni 14iach of tho LI!( (Conlfutd(rat:, State:,
\Y" l i , tar"lI:tl. ;;l"1n(l ho rel,reointedi
in 11uis ii:1i I:', 15 tII A so'ci;lion1 is ill
t ere".tel egn(lly in Y 'Il 11 hr! dbec.'i-Sd Sol
d(it' of the So thil from wvhaltev"er State
I1,-y Imlay h:tve comeht, wh'o are htid "r t.
Il ('t'Ia i131 "lj3) ~ (i'(Ot( f a .i
A\1 A I,"nt ofrenIt; will be aplpoint.
nil lin lt 1 !:tle, w Ito will Hot y' the
til lhI of I it. N ite of tlw it 1 al ' ditess to
f('eelv't' CollllIt 111n of 1(ne'y, or of
1(ilt hat, myI13 be'di:ISpoSed lf at thle
1 l.:l3tI3 '.
': i h p(1l rd that in thi, unl(' rt a kingt ,
t-l :il 0lieal: lie tl in ii,_l. to 1 h1.l t
(hd Of ite SOt11Ih, rtlIl ith(se whio svip
p Af1 h (1a1i: ul bI l tle ll, th(ro w ill be 111 i.
-i ',- :c t !n1 'ta'n1.11f (!1'rni l ' 113l. a1li' iilt
1 '11(" i z1:1 i i'lt'a (t orw N"l(1\(
lro11J' '' 1 r )i ' c.n Wii i i, i3l11
Il :11( ''.a( t'.,(;1, 1. 113 I1 l11 . 3l''a i '.--O
o un icrh int'est. (I all.
le fi11wu\ Ig na: lufcu I Va ii e e n( 0
ap ipoinittedl Ofieer.s(. a( aln ENeetuive
All nloneY nm II r t i:l s of \"ahui i' n
Oreinia vhuI d ht t.nl tl i l tlal 1 o ll.tn';
c till'ib iltn frll olh' r S ait(!s h1iu(1
Io re(r11,ItedI Io t S:tILe .\gt!ntts for. their
A e li i Conu itee of ( inl Olltn1
iil act mI concert, with the L:tlies in
tho mIllan:lt-" n-nt of th . l riun.
L. I. Il aw, Mrs. ',Jamlhes jI%-.
Io I , M rs. I 1)!. ! 1.1 :'! !'. iitt. ,(I 1 It'rt
1i t, Ie - '' ' i i-t :: M ri . f b Ill l im
l_raivnt, t'(":("l : \ 1 r-. ('. G ein:i(t,
T1r."-snrr; M11rs D)r. ('. C. B;arney, atnd
otlh ers E nt'x((tt: iv' ':nt hilteC.
,Mrs q.I1 " d.u.: iL bca o h, A'zent,
urE m : ( : r il -rlll: I'm :tnt.:N r.
Tl'11 f'll\wingr I I'.rr aof a pl(1ti 1tion > (',1 .
I r e i I'' y 4f,:- I th(' h111p1l hnu.m(ll. r'I
will be like, a eliIt of imimre, the
frost. and the rain S li ing the eoffv to
decompose and mellow and prepare (he
soil thus thrown up. It. r.eeds the ele
mecnts to prepare it.. The stint the site
r-o "tintg summer Iinisheta u hat the frost
fl:iled to do. A coat of manure worked
ilto lie top-aiil woihl aid this opera.
I ion-hnt it will -l well without the
'I'his plan (of plowing deeper) has
ano iOr advant age ; it increases the soil,
- the av aia ble soil for the growth ; and
is e<pln en to subsniling to at small de
gree--so tAt two iiportant puiin's are
reached at. one operation, and the extra
ul IV i i httle Ii re ho ,se powe1r-not
necessari}" an additiotul horso. So
there is n1 interference withi this plan;
no e xt ra expl'nse ; it is simply adjltbting
your ch-v-t pin -Rural Worl<l.
l,ownox, Friday Night, November
I6.-The iorniuq Jleral', Govern
men"I:t ot"-;:n, urges arbit ration on the
<testion penditg between Engliand and
the Uinited State".
United States Consul Morse publish.
es a1 letter explAiiiing the ag;recnent
be!ween tilH Amlerican Goverlnmellt
F'raser, Trenholi & Co., and says thrat
the title of the United States to all
Confederate property is therein fully
recotnized, and that said property is
:m.hiot, to le!ral liens for advances.
Conso.s 90.. Five-f wenties 70.
Liva. nroo., Frid :y N ight, November
I6---Sales of 1 0,000 bales otton-up
lands 1 Ii. \\ heat 2s. higher.
WAStINGTON, November 17.-The
I'residenrt's Ime.sa,.:e is nearly complet
ed. A portion of it was rdad to the
Cabinet yest orday. lie is urged to
recollmend ni versa amnest y atid par
tial suttrag' ; hut' it is understood he
wiil aulhere to his fourimerly expressed
L'AL.TIato1E, November 17.--The
horse fair was very largely attended.
t (iral ' ran was' iresent, also ex
Confedorate G (neral Joe Johlnston,
who exchanged greet ing with G rant.
i:w%v Y"ot, Novemblher 17.- \ des
patch from Toronto s:ys that. Mr. Me
Ken:ie, consel for the Fenians, par
poses applVing, Onl Modailya to the
(olurt of Queenl's lench (if 'conmon
1'leas, for new trials for the Fen ians
under sentence of deatlh.
'h case of Lient. Brainle, of the
C nlfederato army, charged with pira
cv, has gone over t. the next term of
Nt:w Yot g, Novetber 17, Noon.
(iuld d. Ex l.hige 9 for 60 days
sight )?. Cot ton diul1, nder the de
cline it gold, at 33 a 3: salos of mid.
ilin Oileans, ex wirf, at 31.
7 P. M.--C tton quiet antd ''edi
cr, with sitles of 1,800 bales, at 33- a
,. 1. Flour dtll. Wheat very lull
ind declined 3 a 5c. Corn declined
1 a 2e. Turpentine 77 a771. Rosin
$5a 10. Gold dIh.
Mour.,, Nov 17.---Cotton sales to
day 700 bales ; injigdiiu s 31. Market
iiire firm:i ; denand general, but fae
tors ui'.ring spaii1.qly.
.d AM ~.:t RL lANIar.l., TII ,il MA
Itn.ANo 1 Po:r.-A Ge~orgia plapert the
is a ntive of Ilalthiiore, antd biest. known
byV hisi nervoti.ly i wrtn Suthierni song
" 'My. M a ryhaoil."' TPhe ras
"Mri. R:n'hI ts not over 'twenity.
eight yeiar of age., a tid we mayi reasonia
bly expect. gre:iter thinges t hani hie has
yet. accomiiplished. Iiie seldom wvrites
poetry, wh ib 4f act gives the pul lic a
greateI r teldh for~ his prodntetions ;lhnt,
we thaink; i hemighit write tmoro ir. fuent.
l y withioit. any fear of glutting the* mar
keit . lIn personi. he is shenider, withi pale
(nOldion until darkn hair finnd ety's.
ie imy o ur mayi not have nuch oif the
puitt in his look-just as peorie choose
to est onm sneh th.ings. It is enioigh
to kinow t lie has it in his sonl. fHi
minitd ts n a l--df oif a itloy efast, tnd
hme lives a reltionu~ hi is ais beanii
as itna ly rici. A5 s preso writer,. he is
erse andt argument.ivye. As a critic, lie
is acutte, wit.hout heitig eensorionsa, just
wi hiott bleing harsh, honest . withot
heing tinkindu. fle is at, presenit chii.f'
editor of the Autguistat Constitutionalis,
anid is a moarriedl man."
Tutt A r.J.l:1-:1 AnTDtCAytoN oF' MAX.
-City of Mex ico correspotndence, (datted
October 29. gives miost interesting details
of MaximilhiEn's abdientioni. The fact of
his intendton wsas titknown utntil lie wtis
almost readly to start. Oni the road, lie
met G3en. Castelneana, hat only made a
passing solut.e, and wouhld net'ad mit. of a
contkr.Ke. Later.. was.......lt .h.....
would return to the capital, but in toat
case, Marshal Bazaine had intended to
seml him under guard to Vera Cruz.
Castolneau was being treated'verv cava.
lierly by Bazaine, wIho is busy tiaaingr
new contracts for army supplies, and for
a length of time which does not look to
a speedy departure of the troops. Aa
soon as Maximilian is known to hnv
left the country, Bazaino will declara
Notice, by Itoht. J. Clowney.
8 B. Stratton, Dealer in Cotton Rags &e.
Goods! Goods!! by James D. Milnor.
Mount Zion Society.
DtscovE:nY oF R.L.ics Bzi.oNOiAG
TO Si n JO HN FhAN1iN.--The Captain
and i :. of the crew of the American
whale ship Antelope, which was lost in
October last, noar Nantick, it is said,
have arrive.l at. St Johns. The Com
nercud Journal, of that town, says that
officers of the Antelope bring interesting
information ofd iscoveries made by Mr,
C. F. IIall, respecting the Franklin ex
pedition. Mr. Hall 'Ias in his posses.
sion a gold watch and some silver spoons
and other ralict supposed to havo be.
longed to the Franklin party. le also
learned that the remains of sonie of
F-anklin's men were lying under a boat
Commit Bay, where they hail been
l: aced by natives after death The na
lives would not permit Mr. Ifall to go
on ,hore to examine, but as several ves
s<-1s will winter in Repuise Bay, it is
believed timnt Mr. Hall can secure as
sistance and push his way to where the
remains are situated.
ALL persons having demands against the.
Estate of Joseph Clowney, <teceased,
are notified to hand them in property at.
tested to my Attorney, James B. McCants,
Esq.. or to myself, within a reasonable
time. tOBT. J. CLOWNEY,
nov 20-!2x2 Adtu'r.
MT. ZION SOCIETY.
A N extra meeting of the Mt.. Zion Society
will be held in the Court Room on Sat.
urdty next, the 24th instant, at 11 o'clock
Members are specially urged to attend
t his meet in.-, as matters of vital importance
to the School will have to be acted on that,
JAMES S. STEWART,
nov 20-!2 . Secretary..
TlE attention of purohasers is Invited to
the stook of goods now oflered for
JAMES D. MILNOR,
Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, Tin,
Olaas. and Crockery Ware, together with.
Boots, Shoes, Hats, Gloves, Iosiery, Rib.
bons. Buttons and Trimmings, Perfumery,
Cooking Extracts. Gentlemen's and Boys'
dress goods, Guns, Pistols, Powder, Shot,
and Caps. Also a very saperior article of
Blankets, . Kerosene Lamps, Oil Wicks,
Burners and Chimneys of all sizes constant
ly on hand. Soap in great variety and at
;educed prices, Cheese and Maeoavoni,
Candy fresh and orisp,
Well Buckets, Rope and Well Fixtures,
Nails, Bagging and Itope, all of which are
effered att lowest market prices.
nov 20)-t f
0. B. STRATTON,
Cotton Rnigs, Waste, Old Bagging andi Rope!
AND OTHFER OLD METALS 1
T1IJIilST CASH PRICE paid for the
ti above articles. Assembly street, one
dlour from Gervais, Columbia, S. C.
I&' Winneboro News and- Yorkville Ba
guirer publish three times and send bill.
I. will soll at auction before the Court
j ho'se in Winnsb,oro os 1qpjay 8d of
jucee next, my plantatott ated six
5nilos south of Wiinnsboro, con(aj$g 583
acres-of w!'eh 394 arp in 'orig woods
60 of fre,k land, and 40 of good b la~nTnd.
Ona the place is a dwelling hocuse, * ew gin
house and all necessary out buildirigs..
Terms Cash). SA MUEL JACK80N.
M y RESIDENCE oonti.
lng 6 roonus, with Kich
so, Smoke H ouse, 8table add
alt other necessary out bilidiugp an agoo
well on ths yard.
my She Store on Main Street. Pdasession
:>f both given the 1.t of January, or before
nv - tS Rl . W. BONEY.