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The Mtowing w'e ihp from the No %
berry //ral/d ot the 27th :
\Wc make lie following extrats from
a lettc, dated Vashi 1gtUn, adrse
to Mai. L. J. Jones. The !lett'!r
bainded usi by hii with tho rcq. I '
There is no od of stoppi
iciss theso various conidai ! at
they will ho verv unsathifacyI o hi
ma.jority of the wh liteo petople of S. C., is
verv manifest. But, they are the law
or wil! bo in a few days at larthest, and
it is tho part of wisdem to look the af
fair in I he face and direct our attention
niecordintglv.. Before again rejectin~g
the terms ollered its, as we did the Con.
stitutional ainendthet ; we should consid .
cr well what, would hbe tho result ofeo
nwtion. Would we be likely to gn ;
better terms by such a cous-se ; I aeunf
see the leNt spot of ground up .' w hich
tho most eaigiito eouil found suA a
hope. The Re publican party inl
gress is stronig enoigh to linss any
it, wishes over the President's ve
and tho next Congress will bo no iu
cally (116Wt as strong, with even inoro
able, nleivo and energetic Joaders. TheIlc
who'le p1loty clai!ms th right, mnd are
frmly resg)ved t diciate the terms of
reconstruction ; and I am conviticed it
in hocominiig si.ronIger instead of wnakcr
with t h(I int-olligent classes at the Norti,
and will coitiiioe to increase as hng i
the qiestion is kept open by the re
Oi ice of the Sulitlh. I wO' wish i
reaction wi sholId necevpt in good feill
thu tertus offedi, and set-le the questio'
fo far as it lies in our power. W(
nhould hasten to establlislh full and com.
pleto cquality beforo the law for all
iegardless of race or color. Sich a
courje would restoro cotilidence, an%
croate a reaction in our favor. It, woulh
convince t.he moro miodenuLl o portion o
the (!omzIilat, party that. we are not ia
hostile, m11 h itthO Vort hy of boing ell
triistud with sell govern'mont, as the
Iow geierally believe uS to bo. TPhi,
is t'he vie h taken of the iu estion bk th(
.iost able anl .relieted oh he .Jik-o
rait.ie Sent.orsi. Ii-vordy .v )lobti.on o
M11., votel for the In-w 'rec, trietioi
bill, and is undler- o( i i 11 !i- h-ie
t ho 're:;ilent. t osi,,n .'. ii notwha
110 wisheA u, heI Il'hI, i IblIiev\e till
ut.h will be itfeired a .tvorablo torm
again if these are niecied. So its
wi"th your f'riend( Hlo. .\r. 13-, wh<(
is te ilo :1ivanvced South (Carolinial
I have yet inet. lie was warmly ii
ifvor of the Coast itional auelldent
anil hi hiksI it would be iiadiless to re
jet the tens now of'ereil. Ie is c
olpilion that the niext s. OpN woulnl h
(Jlficat ion. J iileed I hear it. ilmorc
that, some10 of the wlrl idid ar
atready nitiring toli a cni:ation illl fo
Ilext. willte, b lievin tiat, thiell pres-a
teirms11 will Ie rejict ed, an teI forna
were, ani tlat they will then have ni
of success. Ihin myiiV slay hero
have hinl tho opportitly of becmiinm
peronlully ne'ainted Wilith a1:1ny% of th
piron'ient epiublicims, and of fearin,
the views ot loit iof t hell. T 1in>) coil
vinuel lit, with probably a very fev
eX(ielnon4, they are anxiouq to hae thi
trou!.h. settled as en1k as po-ibslile
:nid that they d not, desiro to iimIos
.01r'0 vero Lerm.; iino '.h1'ev conside
nei cess-a ry t( i lltre thie reslts t ill
Iwar,' atini h) riotect the rihsof U;'i)n
.iaess nd tren-. Bttentr
tenidecy (it sneh woiinds~b is te i'
wmiso i he lionger tey atoi kept. iipi.
nd it the' South aggravaites li
l'i) rest, prfiect ly assu red t iigt WC
J'ive far wurseit ii aiiit to a
lilnee. .let us thlen bie wise w~ he
tiimi. Let ouri peoiple opjen tinir~
to thle neces iiy of trimediate aioni~l
Tlhe.y shoiuldl l'se no t ime in pet ion in
the Govern.r to ass8embile t lie hegisha
illrn of thu St ate for tl~e piurpose of' call
Ig ai conei on. et our b egisltor
hbe madie to idorsitiandl tImt it, i.'ih de11 1
ir of ihie pepile to hol in conivientioni
aiid to ad..pt, such1 tenis nis lare necessa
ry to restore' peaco, har~motly anid pro
perpty to t ho -colmtry. n oppotii
nieglectod nbOw may - ever he givei
I do not, know what your views wil
be on this question. kiut I hope a nii
5o iiversally and de'servedhy ttensto<
and re.1pectedh, may be mnduced' to use hi
miiIluneo in Ih vor of what. is now e
such vital imi'port meo0 t<> our St ate. -
] kiiow no0 man mor1(1ecapa bin of' ieadmn
our dhi trict in the right direction.
\ ery truly your,
The Columbtia Meoting,
In it s conuniiient. oin the proceed iug
-of' the~1 "wi el h eu)bre on Mondgiy
Tlhe prloceedinigs otf theo freedlmen'
anoot lng, whieh was~ hold on ,Monday
b I ho cap itali of' Sonthl Carolmia, coni
vey a moral which should not bo los
-ont the Sonthern popl.e. . Many whit,
citizens were presonit at the mooetine
-a~nd addresseos were delivered by Wa'd,
lii ampton and other I cad i 'Oarol I
nians, as well as by promuineiit coloro<
11n0n. Tebsofeeoling pre'vaiio<
.theo freedme bec) iing highly laser
if'osted towyat' them by the whbites
and the' latter io ognally gratule
with thle disposition shown Iiy thn
freedmen to renew. friendly -rehtioii
andt to work kogethey' - hr1p ii.)
ittrit. The med' IN Ie- 1
ure of the gooethngslthe tad
to support and vott'0 orthe- Iulb mer
n th~tht-inthb:Oelott #for delo
gates tdo frame tho fl6W d6milt~tin
antd also to urgo tiponi Conigress thl
prepril ty of 1oeoligg tbhiei o
theo new la* which .'giAf nOhiga i
Jargo olhas of Softthemr geopleA Th is
a'c~tion as - siniflant.' it ahows that
Athe nogroes are not imbued with lht.
trod or tmalice toward~hft *old mase
ters. <With, thir natural kindheart.
*dness; they are noiw Iiwed to 'for.
$0Vtlho paatge~turpdoodj'fo eviI and
do) w tlit they 0,an1 to reve th whites
rem11 the disambilities. imilosed1 uponk
hem011 by tho law. We believe tha1t
lie action of the Cohniie .ia freli
is an index of what t I at. class wil do
throughout the South, if tho whites
only treat them fairly 11141 dece ti N'..
They are an aiectionate, cinfltlie
anid ctustinlicople, 'tuixious for Iae
quliot atld conitenitinent, anld withl no
niatural t asto lor political e:i t :: .
If they be inuido feel t II h
whites are disposed to befrvien-l t lanm,
thecy will do anythinig in! r(no h1Ild
that friend..hip. I f o wr, di. 11o
to venturo a prcit ioo, w4 r:-..t IY
th at th Ieg ro' w; Nviin fi v c v !
leave the pulitici l ;111 n 114o' t be
It in the haouctVh of tle whi
:tfled ith votill.g furthe d~.her.
Ilfrage will 6e a vahmite h li 1
he0 freedmen101 b cutia-.1,
the, time is not distant whcn that
.~ctlol will foel le thakul to C ntu ,
fl forcing ipon it so inoportant -inl ad
lito its political strenth.
'The Wipihingtuu md on y i
will be cur1iouls to sec the " effct of((1
koverly Nahill's specl o1 tihe party at
WINNSBORO, S. C.
Wednosday Mrn nin, March 27, .1'37.
1). B. 3McCIt !' I IT, En .on
TERMS ---FOR HERALD.
TIMEDR DOL.Arf4 per ver'1r: TWO DOLL.A Ra
or si4x iincIth,; ONE )OIbAIt 6eer throi ie nh1 -
paylthle lit "groobilck-4." Single c(is T19i Cenat:'.
I, - T i lp-n vr w il boiliesemiltinie (in Ille ex i
ratinit It ' ithe time Cowi w oh etptymect it l ereit 4i -d1
Stlit'ritleri who eini i t i co s itrk li the wr.ip;rr I r
il:irmnm olf 'Ielk I )elt r, will trmilersitetal thtt lht: 01110
pai 114.r hm Ie.pirtel
AI)NVi'rIItSN ii \t TlM.-One Dollar p, r p1
Ihr thn first, n1eolds vem-ai-he cet-is 1' r :a h -iubi
le in n A -it e lIri.1t ,. o? Ivj, '
ri-Iiri by d tv - Un i 1. pii th ype - wdi !I
el..;I'l t - W% 10 d-(sich ,, zci yr 'i's i' live ~u
Dutieas .\ee' \tra copy t. tIw [Cr<ui ,:e si. .4 .h
c u '.i-m ii ~ 4 4 4 fo r I> s u ~ r l eli i,~ ee%' l U ZI1 .t 11 I I 1 ' t 1 r 11 -e I'
A\Ve have bcncii allowed by it friendl
il, o ake I hi followin , t tile
I ;*Wib ' g 'Itnat co1 -c1 hero ito n w'. i -
tell hcimi from Peil..yl vall il by E x
rI'Couin iiia1 the inone-11i mROL~ I th e tr- o t e i 1
S. Navy. o nt : this ai i t Ohl r
.400 l'ow Illuatn.e ln stln an t the Norte
I li s~i'a ' ol it ie'Ll fedIinl. mirln
owi , ll!"i te.) tihe. Jl.,swle or' tlmlt
We101 bieelnl all fa byatical riend
od by the fllo congli, 1x 1 1aet ly, t Ihe
I IuigitIr' i'ebgTonsfrm al bill.
Conseu vative 1111dl (Clioeratit c llit l '.
seec howes ntatterssnt te NOh
the rial : rt al ferei run
I their owe i th4l passage oM th.
n 1)t. o i o ll f a iic l.1 , p IaI
and bi-ce1't the tCongrll ts it is, thd
c o-opolitci Nith O I 13in101ily t")
Ue tO 1101, rulprc.,t'tt ion ill Toie'
are powerles at oreist thIearso
gies. A'h I 011111 y be dione 1)y (,oil,
1113ying lit 011CC wVith (10Ice 1'lt0Il'eIIII.'
ctilth e a ill, avd erix th e n ofrlle't'h.
Ityou will w(jio (it you kno thfe
lead, 1111d 1oA follow tilt. liaV
Oan a ie ro vote. o s it I
:11i11 ~a~ (I i~ kIiStccl A~itlc tll(t holo
co-oprteii wttleiho fh or ity i1to~~ bs
eue'ceC more r'peeton ine 1 Cau..
grc et Thi can, only( be'one by' a cm
plyingtonc itishar to requirmenth
rIcli(nelSof th i il n sin bthe tiuen
li*. o will acquir ~o1v (1it you 1e th
led, frands no foclow the bilical .)
to ork ih negrll vot. Fall y own
11011 thiam dgudwiapt gth wh1 ~lole.
toug ofelecton, f~tor ) it nthn bute
n hte iko sh 'e, and. fo thcsakeof
the wou uld seltersus a V 1*
-1kour it ishrnow compi wit
requ iemenlts of1' thil hi'li, mthit
will' now I Ielose by rogin o ou and1
yone fred Cotioi acct thm b il a g
-il to wor (wit of wi'l nd cal aoconp
veticofs ~en rviin f the cngress
who tey il acepOlt, etlne'tlr
ing wedgal, and~tcl toh 311p lit i-th
wMl iltouls il doemand, ou hope we
ln i then ho r~beto buie upt a ton e
- othtal dien rlto altto wih nd.th
13: fore at ies."
*Th-'e wh plmary' Rie prele te
wptpoinf Sthu taoin Iof hany em
perre ment s othemne.o a
-n a1 Coveto hnde tellitaryi
Uiltl. eurot dut o ofoa graceful eeto
a'luine of thmpovsy of the iltAnoctos o
Congtress ofor etuting iteion,
ttsledo taker that ce nt unstandpw
sn ho aesoabt nui cani orppoe it
its cocalo fiacascaladplt.
n inrcstiosal o dom n our w tk
tng stop to rellstor th Stat Oon~. h
Uilted Statoseit~ ~lgei i~i,
wai, oinht thwermi th nom haborof
mOn th Or hitatin, wo to hema
ion ofd dmand of the most oios
faonto ofi oudpresen ita~ion, ra
Gaed. we te~ ko ttcurrnt' s itflSve
thaet wo.2 ar ilid toa dCresqlum
carrodnoutn Nplof go wi-o ge
ua ta powern 1min theht ainat
mont~. Ou iuti4. pcla
. hA on thc 0ri .
"The Sui r t' X , in an edi(orial
lion thte duty of the pOLIle now, hat'
tm ho follo ing :
Jb i, pm a.cintrat to A theno, how
th- t ful iS ! fIo a lov - ol his cout ..
try ) mot wA hth itcal teach.
i nd of i ox who lave
played th i pf rt I (: Id fI-Iilant ole
N';y w i r) inl Ili he K mtiii e cene
Y kid kv 61-twl 'ich~
a a , fo.r ill lence.. vs the! br-,a anld
chiah-e G in-alChlmners,1 Of the
ivn r Araw , wlh; led hi,
' I w It a iv I 1.in I - 11 i b I Iiery
tnow: th'hd s f t li-dh, oil
a ; . a ! t . t a d 1I- what
1: 4 i'.h' :,ta h-..! ht,- wr - a
th- it i i n 1 .at, "'n at-r
fitoti ' i li' Ii ' 'titi
att'I . t1!- f tit'y!:ii : i 't
"I hlt a -~ Ilyin Ohe daoctrin e
fsc Iimand i hel-i tve that we didl
owLba -tiattat h en w o were ' n.
iea ;o werve .1 fO n i ntio al
il herfr fe h iv th t~ heI: IO Ilite d
r :, i : ' d t i. C m.y
Vi' t it t 1i A IMo i 5i it VAN
"t i i - i i lt1 a, i . t
a 1 1a11 a it b I I a
I rv trat Nhe r a: t i1 rI ht
Im' ji 1-.hall i: pp' r hi a n ' s .
urttI iot tl,t n i 1"a I cIIa aid c4 I
O'rtI b , b H ) tan imA
MAe t' INH p orid. than t at n
r't'air n l phin. a : Ii''inc he a' -mnod
~ciay ut hit; phm -:- n the I.upI't
Cott.i -- l I;i t o i :a ri ne dij, j I
ptec1tin a;h ai ty I o fI rm' I
'o' 'a a o eI t 6-ile tiaoi,-: 'l - i viith
lit tailni, la ' itb., i
Ittih-.d wi : at Coi - i l l m hlt
in:.-t4 Ih a urM of' n a l'te :tf
iu itls. :,A o 'OW .. e- I !:a S(2'.c
A ml' a . . l a he t ial
Thi r i im a i
rt ikn' erat~ lotuno~- vl'> w e cos aa
and dvof eon t' he' ib , [ b
old 11I- e e- o w .., m
"a b :le i'h. to' it" f Ito - of arm1 iAt
wou wele ' 4it defa'y jit ti-, l i ti
10 Xilng o t' i onr t . -
j:o tied he Lg lia da nit -s b laa ii
t'ar aIr to r the e. m n o d the r;
1ti t i tni e. I N c: i tIt' I if
reini A nei w'n-ia. e n f 'i-l -l
i o:e e lin th 'oidit i'ts ipo
h r ~ ~ ~ o th11..:n: i : I l l(h me
nI w iN .y g u i y n0 t !Ii . ! I
iiin th e .S , ', ve cOpa'y m tite foity
Intoa r :;ti Ae nihe laioy gi
Alyn ,lt t l ir. ht pt' ater f m'th o f 11is
ila ;Ca git e uren atd orl lait na'l.
im lav ubcr'ited o o,' is eano
hi or t i- t m t o h u .e i
L Con t U -12'wxr r.]j
"The .Coustititoual Amen(dnout."
The naorial interest and prosperity of
a State may be guarded and protected by
the sime les of economy andpolicy which
govern ind ividuals in the every day busi.
iess of life.
A Jman itt conducting his porsonal affairs,
if he Wottid be prosperous, looks - into the
future n's well as imay be, and counts the
cost. and probabilities of Succaus in every
enterpi-o lhe sa:y un'lertake, aind whea ob
staioloti p rit tliemselYCS, relmiOves, or, if
ob.srI'ved in t e, yo,-Is thetni.
hi viewing the polit iej comlition of tio
Sotih, i1 taui:t eco th:t we are tirrouttid
by danigeri a.] that we sitffer 1nuder tle
weliht of opipretiomn, which is galliing to
every r)ublican heart. And why Y
The history of all rebellions find ni-,
Ictpt ed revohitlions adtaotnish u, that the
exerese of tie greatteit degree of wisdon,.
prudencn-ti- inoideration have always been
necse:ary to secir to the ntisuocessful, any
irpt in th coduct ol' govrtnment if the
livcs oI' I A, le's di n t k.. lite Penanhy
of SAlrW Tow We W, Svc it AMut Caol
ni has acted in ac.!ance with the da
itto: of om perir condi.
'Th' Covfvoimiton of'JM wideich undL:-took
I ieutldl:t of our Const
tio b. lverNe . . by fthei de):iads thel
i1 l y Aie Federal lI:,enrtive, nnu d t terly
iuored the v.iante of at power known A),
he inimieA to u<, and which despie the
l're~sderct friendV inhteecous, seemed
dletTrin iud to humiliat'O, andu drive (he
SUtMh to tIe -dotlion of Ineastir' .;hicl
ihey la r37 ere ' d would secouro to ithe
I eptiblian party all power in the govrnt
inent. And event in comiplying wvith those
d Ind.'ttts of the Presi!enit, lite net was donte
'tllelnly(I and Lot withou f. oppo it froi
miivutbor. %% iu ho e inflaitatory i'lliangteu only
i 'r-:ed .1 t ,i ill tut o nerimoniy to tle
c nhitteredl Aind i of thdical lkynlichans.
11ihon ottr Legislatture niet, the sato ani
ms soenwd In govern tI hat. body, and the
mass of ut leople firgetting or overlooking
the true in of policy :.were rendy to do
homn;go ttzitr tulitary uni-ftains, and filled
atiniy of ithe Seat.; inl the Legialatutire with
these jtoieson.t who ivere poculiuy obnox.
ieto lu.onr euneies. Then to crown the
whole n 's ot1 inieeon, when I tho "Coni
-uIit ional .\etoiment'' was brought befure
bhe lWgslatare Ritnws rejct-:4 by a unani
mno*.; Vole, anld that loo, whenl it. wyes fully
a"'eitrtied Ihdit the ('ongroi3 elect ftr 18i7
was =' mOr" raicai, amd promised still
Otuo 0pr111e1Sive teqiets tIanthe one
l'roposi, t" 'atitiniA wn m n.
Ilti, say the llpotntes I I he nto1, ion of
this intsure, it 'he 2iae hal nc!pt ed it,
we hau no gmit I hilt. it. would have been
COnidid nt W ) 1inae 0 I te ptestiOn. lo'r
-the Saje of' ar tnuent, admlit. this. Then
- ilie qlust ion irises, what her it. were bet.
tor to remahient or tdse the chanee of'
ilti od w'Lich iuight resutilt from ite adop
Onw o,, the very.. mnenl who declared Inl the0
Uii.1 i.'.I.t en to 11tha the r.doptioll of
the au.u.ment ly ih South sh. 'AM ha con..
iidered as a final :;o tietms ol' ithe question
of restorati[on, 1-::'hle Ve; y mllan V.l'o, 'Aincs
ouir rejiection of thie proposiile.i, mnoved the
amendment whe't 1no pii' es 11 8.
- u.mrO tail litr'surtlveilh'.nice,
-rhis miil;tary biln :. it;I is a l ylw s a
Ad by a Co.i::;trxs nitneriu:2y w ketr A han
t h one now in Seciln, a "d Aim -hi! A.
mal'y e.xpc~t lie ve'-y, w,.or':t Ili ~.our imlagit
I ]y reljectin ig (ho amrendmentctt we place
outtr' l'ie ini ani ianitogt'nastic pneit ion. I the
power~Ci t'iomt which we ca ault ne01 expect, re~s.
I t'rationi and peace, we' Uty (Jiel'ei'' liable
tni'atsu~tres andi leave ie inr 'oit c'l'eor i bc
islranhisemen~tttt of e~'>'y whito ,mun tand.
ithet t.onintt itn of the baniledt ~t propety el
out' peorlo. idoino LsayI I, ih ill not1, darei'
n ot confiiscto,. ilut in ory'> tlt Ctedl i te
r v'oluttiont spjokon of ini hiastor'y, it ':'11 he
f'ottd (fhat- i tho nstcessfitl -et'o made Ic
I'orlieit thteit e);tate$ and1 huntidreds to loost
a mailicious, vidictive foo than (lie Cat ho
lies roccived at the hantds of' (corg;o 1st,
lIn t he catso of (org',o lat, his pol?ioy wasl' ti
conoillito, in oturs ihe reverso int tho eas,',
for the Rtepublicanis to mitain~t power,
widetn the~ br't'eh. Ilence we musti~ loonk for
h le wotrst. TLhe Millitary l11l is b')Ofre uis
- withI the Constitulttina Amtundianent tunh
atndi the~ question is, il 5IVl (tit' peoplo act
wisely anti adopt. it, or r'ejceL thIo Iast hope)
for our111 emipa(I tiont.
We\' have ah-eadary expertienced enoutgh to
nonvintce overy> inti, that1 by> ireject ing the
un 'innmeni1ti ll is to be~ lost an d niothing
amited, whtereazs by its~ nd~opt ioni, 0ven if' lie
-benoulits to be der'ivedl are unctii'tn, still Wte
can oosn otingandtake (he chartices foren
1 comletoand in~d elmitri, withI allth
rights, pivileges tand immutnities of citizens~
of' thteUnited States.
Inl thiiiamo of hianice, lot us' .play the
cartds nkillfully', thon if we ioose, well, bt
to discard our hanids cii sdtIffer (lie atdver
sairy tolwin without nt eff'ot, would be the
I Put t.iar.
The Shierman Bill---The Issues it Invol
I es &o,
lIt a proviotus ar'ticle, we bot iced sjome
resoh\Vby. the Soullhern States shoeuki ro..
contstritot, ns 'oludly as possibly, under iiis
tCtfincasuo. We now propose to notice brief.
IFPi'st,.itinvolves thte disfrancholising of a
por tion of ot' people.
T bhja it, tOllS, dleeply mortIif'yin; esp'e.
etilly1 A adooing t~o the measure bii 61
ttt Iba~s the appe)CIrhnee. at first v,l,
of' sttiogotit 'tho issuo oursaelvtos. '
'uhiukh borhao in tmind htosoe'r,' tt at fi
whiogm attter Is foi'cod tipon us; andul' (utt
i n acctdilig to the rinure, Vo 'are endea.
vo', hi t avoi a Wtoro bil, riot'only - fpr
otnrqlve~s, but for o'jr friends 'who- will be.
disfralbr tsd wvhether 'we not .or pot. WC
tna Itii'oogljilon io ivorse by our 9
A o~erlietly'hgps thfml
61e m'easure, will soon be removed, if we
sliall act promptly. We have learned, that
several Senators who voted for the measure,
expressed regret that this diarranchising
feature was oontainedl Iin It. It is so pal
pably unreasonable, as well as unjust, that
we cannot think It will last long.
Secondly, tils measure extends to all
classea, the liberty, or right to votc.
This we bell6ve to he in exceelingly in
onsistont and dangerouts ext lent-hn oft he
ight of suffrage; anl thit. will iti Imviatly
result in tlo coipl et rmin of (l' Lh hn
colintry, unless it t.i'l b controlel, to
'ouc extent at lvast, by these wh11 o Ire Pro
perly informed, and who entert:i n loper
vien'. For it shouli be reinembored, that
the right to voto, and the right to hold offico
go together. Now theio'i iI a class among
tu.. that ire .either fit for the one i.or the
otlher; but. as thIngs aro now, they have ex
tended to them tihe light of birth, and un
fortunately for us, this clas is In the ma.
jority, in our own State at least.
Tle qcuestion now is, shall we have them
exercise this right, under the direction of
persons who would really elevate'this class
aibove um, to our ruin ; or shall we ianago
i.at r. so as to have them exerciso the
right, undur tle direciion of tiose who
kino'v what is best for all classest We
ahmnid krt'inly prefer the latter, and act
aiicrding'y. 80 debhi we do not. 'lieve
ti e.xtension of a will be niarly
so injurious a,; many have ima giued.
In tie first. l''e, maniy of ti1,3 he bovo
nmmned class know nothIng abont. voting;
and will care, afler all, so little about it, as
not to1 vote at :ill. In tl second pie,'
bm:any.of those who will vote, knew that, it
wonId not do to elevate one of their own
class to otlico; nor will they attempt it, un
less muilia'ormIed and inailuenaced by our
etiatemies. Ianty of this class of persons
are as uilil o.posed to an undue elevation
of persons of tier own class as we are
The writer of this article, witnessed an It
laistration of tiis recently. In conversa
tion wik a lpromiinent and Iifluential colored
member of one of our country chuclies. the
writer asked him, whetherhoknew of any of
his colored. brethren who showed a disposil
iOll, aind who lie though should preach, &0.
le i eplicul, "40, yes ir! I know of a good imany
tht ay they think they are called to
prealh; aid I have heard sonic of then try,
bat, for my life, I could not see any preatch
ig 'n it; and no for my part, I expect to
go iiere I cain boar somebody preacli that
canl preah .." OPo Io hias1 dlone, and so I
tiad the better informed ones aro genern!ly
doing. So too, we think they will act, in
renspet to fhis matter of voting.
At any rate, let ina try to have it so ; and
let us trust, tiit a food Providenco will so
order things, fhat what. appears to us to be
evil, and nothing but evil, many bo overruled
for good. "Surely tle irath of man ehall
praise theo ; tle romainder of wrath shalt
thou restrain." ('aa. 76: 10.) So David
said; so let us try to thiluk.
A Visit to the Botter LaUd,
Whlt her in the body or out. of tobody,. I
know not, 1 walkod For many mil i I. . gl
a !eCase, dark, variegated forest, in it south
wairdI direction, alone. The wind howled
maoaurn fully lamonig tie tall trees, whose
maOSaly tritali and shaggy limbs rocked and
Cleake. whill' contending with the uineen
e!lement. I could see nto clouds. 'Thie fumli
tt.oni appeared r~tationary in mid-sky. 'The
smta - flick~ered in t heir distant homes as if
a hey werec abhout to be est inguiahed. All na.
tare ice med( to weaii ai d irk blue c.iN. TVhe
mioonl and star had 15( ceased 5 sb;throw theai r
pale0 beamns of, light uapon my l'm'y a6
may. lio occasionally, I og he II , a i
were, thle voice of nmany nise ', as' I dlsw
naearer to the end of thae jo y, t diii
wailk th.ii dlark and glo..my.....il . :,
may recollect ion of it. is fthat, Ia as irre
ly fored onward by somo1 invisible powgr,
until at, last I f'oundi amyself standing up~on the
.bnk of a great river. While aboclnt as far
as t11he eye could renoha thae tua bid billows
heaved, an~d sighecd and swelled, as the roll.
eu onl fr'om West to East. No beacon lliht
conld bo seen oan the1 otheri shocre. No kinid
friend to adviso. No ferry-boat in sight.
Nothiung of Zion's old ship upon the, dismal
wafers. Oh!I The lonleliness, the fear, the
dread, of that hour 1, 1 can never forget;
alone, idoiuo, I stoodl, I linger'ed, I endea-.
vorlod to hlcd on ,to thle shorn ba ut all ini vail,
I couldd not; lay sin iinsc.a I.aus I was led
ratoa lhe river. I foraai1 thle bot toihm ianid
uniyieldinig, T1he chaillinag Iloods airoaso unilI
if seeann-d thait I wotuld b~e over'whelmledl Baut
11fter gath Is'alg about my nueok witsh tirck
iey' thlgoras, theay a:r' no hi 'hsi'r. and
fialaly I succe-e'led ill "eaching rihe lf1iarer
ao' ian safaty, thoughi .very much01 fimaiga'.
and exceedingly depremsd. Ami while
struggiling to climb up the bank with what
r'emsainaing strenfgthI I ha'd,- I lIeard, ams It
weore, thae voico of a gronilmultitude0 vibra
tiag antd re-vibrating UJa1oughoist thQ enitire
universe of God, but, the-langUingo I coult.
nof yet undeorstand. Just a I has.l coeared
the wster's edge, I haeard music as thouigIl gi
were warbllig from tortlhoushmid times ten
thouasoui [grandl and solenmn oohestrat.
Wile a flood of light miore lrliht,than the
mieridi-utun, flllesi, the worjd below,, yet
as mild as tao reflegted ratyt b'rm waxin6a
or waning moon. 1 1,doketl . up, and fthe'
scene no.mnort al Ilgue could oivoidisoribou
4 cunt less hiostof, wito-robed'nd winged
soiraphas were ndinlg betwen 110 and thle
eternal city of God,-. the l1ey Jerumsalems
I felt no momre pain, I suffered to mtore eh.
fal agoniy, beingassisled -by-a power' dIvine,
I haid left the, last, vestige of time relgnling
Power of sin- in the zoald, dar' waters
throtugh *hicoh I'l tjuspgSeqdA. (oe.
timl bodfahomeoyt ta ke plees df a-'ttrfs.
tIMl ore. Mortality withh' U l$4oad61aitmnt
aflls appftetl'io' bb'Ohangodd koddhollattii
ty intho twinkig' f a t m. A 10ob- 6
corruptible feral, 'ndtI we4fatly .sfuli
by thae'horakn~ hMatIhags k4 tt ..r$ .
lyres to 1i1 samo authom that/was lhiard by
the shophards over the vino-clad plains of
Bothlehemwhen they sung "glory to God
in the higlest, peace ol earth and g00d will
to mnn." Atd w we ceendedhilgher and
yet higher, the towers, steoples ,anid domes
of .the eternal city of the high and holy One
could he distinctly seen, while over the
jasper walls and gates of pearl, enjigns
were waving anti bihers were unfurled,
and mnilhiaiui upont millions who lia) been
ransotned Wta ti1o 'phier of Iho grav,
loined in the song of "M11Iosos ati t .
Lamb," the echon;.t of which sounded re
denplion forever through all the li iglt
mansions of (od. - D.
[i iifsla(d for the Ierald.]
rrom the German of Wagnor,
A traveller once, being in comipany, was
relating with a great. deial of gravity that he
had travelled over the world, and that among
the other curiL',iti.,- ho hlad sen, ther w:;
one which had never as yet been mentioned
by any atnhor. 'This womder was accord.
iog to his aiert ion, a crbbago~plaut, which
was so large and high, that under on, le:tf
only, fnty tuntl horsenen could statioum
thernselyes and ,o through their evolutions.
One of the compuny who had just heard
tim, did not appear to deI this exagera
tion worthy of oonfut:it-ion, but told him that
he too had travelled, and had been na far as
Japan, where to his amarsement, ho himself
had xren mare thun three limn-red oopper
smitisi at work on ono largo cauldron, and
that five hundred nien, te number it had
taken to polish It., could wvith easo get. into
it. "What Iuso did they make of this mnon4
ster of a cauldron ?" asked' tle traveller.
"It was retpired to cook the cabbago in,
about wich you were just now relating to
W iNan o Nr,ws-Tut CoxNy- is
C.ToN ioous.-\Ir. Stevens, in his
huln omhe con tiscation eofort beforo the
Ilouise to liy, bet rayed great physical
debility. His voice was much wmeakor
thatn before. After readitig the naniu
script for about five minutes, ho was
compelled to give it to thu Clerk to
fimish, evidontlv with great reluctance.
The hall was not so donsely crowded
as it woid have been had it been knowin
that the sp1eech was to have been maude.
Thoso who were present, howeve-, did
no. manifust the saime interes . the.y
would have done had Nir. Stevens do.
iivored the speech in pei-soi. A t Ith
conclusion of the reading, the wholi
subject was postponed until December
The President stgned to-day the joint
resolution tendering the thanks of (oi.
gress to Mr. Peabody'. A liiselid nl
elegant.copy of the ent-el-d resolution
will ba prepared for M r, Penhody, anud
if passible the gold niednl will be' struck
and sent to him beforo his departure for
PLEASANT PREDICTION.-'ime San
Antonio (Tcxns) Express, speakinrig of
dry seasons and crops, hasthe follow
"There is a tradition among the
old settlers of this frontier that the
seasons of prospority in agriculture
are peri6dical. According to 1he ti-a
dition, there is tenl years drought out
of every forty year.4. Thissection hats
just passed -tllrough more than ten
years of unumsual severe drought; We
nrc about to enter thirty years of
prosperity. Our farmers should be
'netting dlicir houses in order,' fitting
up their fences, preparatory to 'the
lune crops to come."
John Stuart ".111 has writtenu another
L'ttear in fav'or of giving the suiffra.e t:o
womien. It wais addresd to a reformn
meeting held i Yott, Enugland, arid
conatanieid t.be following passiige :I
hope you will permit. me to observe thua
the prinicil that 'it is unjust- that t~ht
great hulk of the riat ion~ eho~nllbo held
atnonahild. to laWs in the nilking. of
which t hey hna ieo voc,' cannot, stop
at 'residenrtizal rudinhoud afhica e ' but
requires that thme anOrage be iexnted'
to woman also I earnestly 'hope tidt
lhe'work ing nmen'oflE'rglanld will' shiiv.
the siuneerity of thiemi priytles b~y lbeingm
wihhbigto carr y ' bhem out -vl wh urged
im favor of others beside thetpsel4ves."
Gy Exi.:nAI I.y;5I n 1 OtA o:vp'TriN.
WVo hav'e it fromt thec be-nth auittty tha~t
G-eu. Leisi lien r tily -in fdvoi of acow
venltioni. He thinks wt shouldl nil~o
evory ell'ort to avort onr riui thiait, is
hhhi to flk of' (ristatic or "inuetivity."
f16 nkucamv~ledlges that th'e pilf~ o a%.
ter one, huit says hecaru stll-ir intiht
tinre tlon .6 ppomnattox I So i- 'tgt
VahV?/ .igaflU, a -pper pubhltsihe'd in
Stannaapp, andh doubtless well jufotmil
a. the .proniises--. ij ,d Th/mQ
A goo4 story Is tol of ar nIst yott
antd a bnxom~ etuntry gilf wiho sat f~
zng each ot-lerat-a huu ~ng party. 'Ph
yosath, srilm t with tho -ohta'reroshi e
beauztifiaf mayle5 inly, fejtirod t l
look, and 'now,nd thi$ri towjgg , ,it
ly's foot updeyhe taoble, 'Thg gir eo
ternud 'tomake, tho. yth ltb $pr.sm
whnth J ti ppeared -so .gygrn lj tz el
bore .vith-Lhi ~acatircos a hi d4fgg
here,.j.yot: loo . Aylty , djtn't yorg
say so *.at .dona dirty. .m stock
'o N'ishaville mon qc1-jac,
of he 10O .s eje "We npoticed yoster
The Now 0hurolh Boll.
On Saturday atfternoon we heard
the poal of a strange bell, and upon in.
q'uiry fouid it was the ne v bell of
the Associate Reforined Church.-.
The new bellhas a. clear tone. This
evidence of reconstruction all are glad
to bail. If now we had the sweet.
toned bell which used to call togethei.
lhe congregatin of the EPieopl
Church, (tlat old 1ll wi 1h snfoir-.
od inl two niaighty. revolut.ions,) wo
w, ould all rejoJico in the inusie of (te
bells on the Sabbath 111or1n, which
use1d to roverbera40 e ntuoig the neigh
boringhlls ii anidvaly
"iBurnt.. Town), fornierly Winns
hoto'" 11s or qiton d am friend Major A.
D. Hilliard %, was wonlt to call it, aftcr
lie told Slernian 's tilen to "waelh hii
smoke, " is5 a perfect piettne r.!!ary.
Yesterday, wo saw long handle
bruslhe4, put, big Jitures and lots of
boys, besides ni conregated up
town'. The at traction was the man of
11ike Lipuun' Show, puttin up show
A sable urehin went into one of the
stores a few days ago on all errand for
some gutipowder tea. Stepping in,
but forgotting what he was sent for,
he begal to Scratch his head aol
"1hon11" and after awhi10 got out - his
inessage by asking tho ierchant if ho
had any 'ginshot .: or -do.
T.he change yesterday (Friday) was
delightful. The clolds disappeared,
and tl)e teinporatire beeti o pleasant.
Jackson's Universal Wnsing Comn
Sprl'ng 1807-Ladd Bros.
Nice Tiings- Desportes 13i os.
NO. 2, BANK ILA NG E.
WlE have just op'ned a fino Stock of
SlI and UM.In Gog os, cou.
s :.ug ill part of
Swiss "Miuslin, Nalsook, UHihop Lawn. Dot..
ted Swiss, F'rench lan, Fi.ces
1n, Eng-h anid Firenclh Barege,
Corded Muslin, Juenet aind
Check Caumbric, ,oblinlet,
* colors, with
a splendid nasor'tiaent of' (Caliaoos. Tweeds,
Slay Linena, Linen.5 Dnek, Linen
Urill, Den'iia and Ilick.
- oray Iiipe's.
Ladies' ('aif, Kidl and Gloat Skhin Shoes,-La.
dIeA. GLovo Kid nad Con)gress (miterls,
Gents' fionts and shoes, Misses
and Roys' Shloes,. -1a11 kinds,
All fiyles: of' Birogans,
Genis' .Dr'own, Black anad Drab Froeh
fac anid Drab Planters, Boys' Wool
* and Fur, Brown and Mixed~trawu,
.....Rivoje and Rtesorto 1"e1(,
/*y Thme pulnid ny inviitc'd o exatnino
ou CII'SOck, n. iib we aredelCtriuied to sell
(E1XP ECTED 'lI A T)
J!on Unlversal Washing
great aiy co'ononiist., Faily
igt 100. (hall at ''.
znnr 2 5-x 1I Mij.C-MIIL1
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