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H Y L.. A' P TH
So long-so long
And still the crested wave,
The billow with its snowy wings,
Moanxing as iight .inls o'er ia lonely grave,
No words ot love, no tnessago brings.
The zxeihyr's breath
Is oi illy troubleil brow,
Perchance it kissed her velvet check
In bright Italia's climoe, aid Wanders now
To bear mly heart the lIve 'twould sult.
The stars look (own
Al watch with iningled smile
Of joy ant grief, mly tear-diinied eye.
They seem. to Speek her constanley, Iie while,
AuI litush, with hope, mly trembling sigh.
My heart is lone;
It wanders, likgers oft
A-ross the moaning. wailing deep
Where, in the hours of sleep, the breezes
Arotixin her forin their vigils keep.
I lolny, I long
To clasp her hand in mino
S Antil lay liiy chek upon hve check:
'10 heaI her wVliiS;Wr, <.St1i iiy love Is
To show iny heart so bleak, no blak.
Ai why-ah why
Comes not, one lit tle word
Ai echo 'roim her heart to lino I
To cheer ic ai tim song o' gladsomin bird
As brightntess fron tho stars I hat hine ?
Pill-R01a1 ,. Loh.
A flower of haiv:ven's 'iwnt blue.
(I wonl-l nut, mil t no0t be forgot ;)
'.'will speak, in its sweet language, love o
And whisper, "Ah ! Forgt. me not."
Views of Con, Longstroet.
New Onu.t:As, May 10, 18G7.
General James Lan.%tra( :
Gi:ntjtAu, : In your admirable let ter
of the 6th tilt., you riemiiarkei Ilhat "onr
efforts at reconistruet Ion will be vaitn
and useless unless we enbak ii the
enterprise with the sinerity of pul
pose which will cotiiand suces."
The spirit, which inspired the abovo
paragrapli, together with th fact, that
tiousaids ofr brave soliers are stAll
b ready, to follow their leader wherever ho
may*ee fit to Call them1, has etmbholdeIn
DI Ine to cxtend to von anl in viItation to
attend a mass meeting in Layfayeit)u
SqUare to-morrow4m evemlng, at 'which
lion. Henry Wilson, a d istitiguished
lender mn thie Itepubli -tan party, will ad
dress the cit zens of New Orleans.
As s3odiers we were opposed to echc
other during the lato war, but, as citizos
tmay weV not.1 wiiely tmate in1 eflerts~ to
restore~ bouisiana to her formier positLion
in the Uuion thrtoughi the party now in
power*~, an'd~ which ini all prxoability
wvill retain p)owler for matny years to
come ? If you accept I shall be glad
to hoar y'our views Ont the condition of
Rtespiect fully, y oumrs, & c.
Juno 3, 1867.
J. if. (;. Paerk.-, 1'sil.
Mv DI~t~x Sin :Yomr esteemed fa
v'or of the 1 5th ultimno wvas dluly receiv
ed. I was ameh pleased to ha've an op
portutnity to hear Senaxtor WNilson, anid
wvas agreably supie t'. meet,-. such faxir
ness anid frankness in a politician whxomI
have heeni taught to) believe was un
comproimiisingly opposed to the wvhite
I have maturely cosdered your sug.
ge~stionu to "w'lisely unitte in efforts to
restore boutisiania to her former position
in the Ui on through thei party now ini
power." My letter of' theo 63th of' A pril
to wich you refer, (learly mndientes a
desire for practical reconstruction and
reontciliation . Practiceal tmen can surme
ly distiunish between practical reconi
stiruction and reconistruction as ant atb
straict ques!.ioni. I will endeavor, how
(ever, wl~ithI rentewed eniergy, to meiet
youm wvishesx in tihe mxatter'. TPhe serious
diflienlt~y that I ap~prehentd is the wvant
oif that WVisdomn whieb is necessary f'or
the great work. I shall be happy to
work in any hartness thant promiers relief
1.o outr distressed people and harmonv
to the nation. IL matters not whether
1 bear thxe mantle of Mr. Davis or the
mantlo of Mr. Sonneir, so that I maiy
help to bring the glory of "peaco and
good will toward melt."
I shall set out by assumning a propo
sition that I hold to be self-evident, viz:
'The highsest of humn laws is the law
that is established by appeal to airms.
TIhie great pirinciples tha:t divided po
litical parties prior to the wvar weure
thoroughly discussed lby our wisest
statesmen. 'When argutmentt was ex
lasted resort eas bad to compromise,
When compromise was unavaihng,. dis
cussionl was reneowed, and expedients
were sought, but nono could be found to
suit the emergency. Appeal was filnal
ly made to the sword to determine
which of the claims was the construe.
Lion of constitutional law. The sword
has decided in favor of tihe North. and
What they clanned as principles cease to
he ptinciples, and are become laws.
The views that we hoH censo to be
principles because they are opposed tc
law. It, is therefore our dittv to itan.
don ideas that are obsolete and conform
to the retiuirements of law.
Tile military bill and amendments are
peace offeri ng. Wo should accept
them as such, and place ourselves upon
hem as the starting poult from which
to meet ftulre political issues as they
.Li'o other Southern men. I natural
ly sought alliances witt the Demtocratic
party, merely because it was opposed to
the Republican party. Btt as far as I
can judge, there is nothing tangible
about it,, except. the issues that were
staked upon the war and there lost.
Finding nothing to take hold of except
prejudice, which cannot bo worked into
amy good for any one, it is proper and
right, thit I should seek some stand
point, from which good may be dono.
I f I appreciate tile priuciples of the
Democratic party, its prominent features
oppose tihe enfranchisement of the coi
ored man, and deny the right to legis.
late ution the subject of suffrage, except
hy the States individually. These two
features have -t tendency to excludo
Sotht Iern I.en1 from that party, for ithe
colored man is already en franchised
here, and wo.cianttot seClI alliance 'with
a party that, lild restrict his rights.
The exclusihe right of the States to
legislate uapont sufflrago will Iake the
eilrancluseiment of the blacks, whtetlhei
for hetter or for ,vorse, a fixt.ure anongst
us. It appears, therefore, those who
cry loudest against this new order of
as a public cailamity are those whbso
principles fix it uponit us without remedy.
Ffence it becomes us to insist that st.
frage shouild be extended in all tle
States, and fully tested. The people
ofthe North should adopt what, they
a tnisinhe, the so;1, remove 1;qLy
it lii-ukv, Shludremove it by
the remedy under republican principles
of uniform laws upon tisffllaige.
Ifeverv man in the counttr will meet.
thli cnsis with a proper appreciatiott of
our condition, atnd comO fairly up to his
responsibilities ont to-merrow tihe sun
will smile upon a happy people ; our
fields will again yield their increaso
our railroads and rivers will teem with
aitmidant conmmnerce ; our towns and
cities will resound with the timult of
trado, and we shall be invigorated by
the blessings of A hnighty God.
I am sir, very respectully, yottr most
Auother Letter from General Long
N w OnLEAxS, LA,
June 7, 18G7.
diltor Neu Orkans 'JimCs :
lit your paper of yesterday I notico
the following paragraph, viz: "There
is anot her very extraordinary case ox
hitbited inl the ptblication of a letter from
one of the bravest and stoutest of the late
Cotnfederate genral, who gives in his
adhesion to a party whose whole policy
seems to be one of vindlictive persecut
tion antd abuse of his lato confederates
I thitnk this paragrapht is calculated to
mislead Ito public as to my views and
my motives. If' my k-tter had beeni
ptublishied with the strictitres 1 should
have had no cause of complatitnt. Or if
youm had explamted that its whtolo
tentot was exptressivet of a destre to re-*
lieve mty "'late confedecrates itn arms" of
the utnnatural condition itt whicht thev'
have beeni placed by thme progress of'
revolution, I should offer no comn
plaint or explanatiotn on vc ir comn
I amt well satisfied that order canntot
be orgatnized out of contfusiotn as lotng ats
tho cotnflictitng int erests of two parties
be subservcd. Tihte war was made
utpon repttblicat issues, atnd it seems to
me fair and just that the settlement
shotld be made accordingly.
This con viotiotn togethter with thte
views expre md in my letter, and your
invitationi tn Marcht last, to express my
opinon upon politics, are my excuses
for speakinig antd for makitng the conces
sions that, I thintk. due, atnd for offermg~
my~ countsel to the people.
II 1 tundetstand thle object of p)olitics,
it is to relieve the distresses of Ite peo
ple and to provido for their ftutre cotm.
fort. ''Te course that I advise will be
sure to meet this view aind do justice to
all. Int time of great ease aind comfort
I shoutld tnot presume to interfere with
politics, nto matter whtat. teelticalties or
special ptloidintgs mitght be adop'ted by
parties. B~ut these aro unusutl times,
and enll for practical advice.
If' thte paragraph that I have quoted
htad refetenco to my letter, I ask that
you will do me the favor to publtsh thts
and~ mty letter as soon ais you may flnd
conventient space for them,
I remain, very respectfully, your most
Whly is a blusht like ai littlo girl
Becauso it becomes a womtan.
A Oolorod Prophet Forotells the Woo
of his Peoplo.,
TIE WHITE MAN snAT-IL JOIN Wil a
Acorresponden~t living in Riw,
aiba county, 'Mississippi, lias sont ui
ai curious prophesy rucently made b2
a colored preacher named Lewis Sax
ton DeCosta, and causing, it is said
inmediato sensation among the blaok,
in that part of Miss.sissippi. DeCos
ta is a very old man, who claims tq bi
the son of African parents; his fa
ther was a prince, having beun, wit
Saxton's mother, kidnapped sonio di
tanco up the Niger, by a slaver, whi
sold them to Pedro lauclio, the grea
trader, at the Galinas. They subsc.
buontly belonged to, the DeCosta es.
tato, in Florida, whoro Lewis wai
raised. After forty years of slavery,
he got his freedom by naving from v
burning building the children of hih
mistress. Ho is said to be a man of
remarkablo purity of : life, and an
army officer (Captain Van Vlcot) who
heard him in Georgia, declares that
he was the. most eloquent man lic
over heard in his life. During the
war lie could not be induced to give
aid to either the Federal or Confeder
ate side, his unvarying reply being
that it was his mission to comfort the
liarts of his people. Widely known
and everywhero regraded with ex
treme veneration by the blacks, it is
not strange that they should be deep
ly moved by his words.
Lo I my eyes are open and I see
clearly. For many days [ fasted and
prayed ; I put. away from mu all imal
ice and sought to make my heart
otcar, my life before God. Alas, the
hea.t f man is prone to evil. Like
the dumb ox, lie learns wisdom slow
ly. I con feissed Iy silts; I trust not
iml myself. Then wisdom came ; my
eyes saw the present and fituire. Tihe
great books of timo w'er opened. So
profound was my astonishment that I
hungerod not, although I had fasted
long i asked the one who stood by mc
"what means these records ?"'
The shining one said, "They are
the lives of - nations-mnighty peo
"Don't clod always raiso up thoso
who have been debased," I asked.
No,' lie replied, "more often debase
mncit. g.C:i before extinction ; Open
thinie oyes and see the future of thy
people. They are proud. They trust
in theiselves rather thanl inl GOd.
They have forgotten the gospel rule,
"bless your eiiuiiies, pray for those
who wrong you."' Thley speak bitter
ly. They are led to hate. They are
made to stand in hostile array. Look
abroad iow, and see the vision of the
Then I was lifted up and through
the blne -ky of a suiimer day. I saw
11 my peoplo. I saw themiii working
in plantations and shops-I saw them
in s.-hools and churches. They were
soictiiies wronged, sometimes cheat
ed, sonietimes shianefully abused be
cause they were black, but men wanted
their labor ar d they were slowly
rising above wrong and and preju
Then there went forth two, bearing
vials of wrath, and theso they poured
out upon thme whole lad. Tholie hoe
sountd of bunsy labor became hushed.
Bly people left thie field and the work.
shop. Weeds choked up the cotton,
'Thlo weeds smothered the corn. The
workshops slept. Seome lay all day
unuder the shaile trees in vainl hope of
somietimo taking all the property of
the white man. Others crowded into
l iquor stores and spent their time in
speakinmg bitterly of the past, and
wishing for revomige.
''The white peolo upon whom thec
vials of wrath were poured became
bitter against thme colored man. They
saidh there are ten millions of um
whites, while there are only five ii
liens of these blacks. Why should
we bear wvith them longer ? They
seek nowv to oppress us. They are otui
enemies. We will put such burden
upon them that they wvill be driveni
out or blotted out as a people. We
no longer need their labor. We can
lire meon from Asia. We can gel
these men w~hio will work harder, and
be glaid to got for a year's woric what
we pamy a black man for working oni
Then I saw millions of people
broumght w ithi exceding swiftness froni
Asia, and they filled up the whole
southern counitry, aind thoy wvere every
whore proforred to colorod mnen, . anid
they settled in the land. Then hard'
laws were made against the blacks
anid they became outcasts and v'aga.
The angel brought me back to li
own plaeo andt said, "They that seal
strife and bitterniess shall perial
thereby," and I wep~t luch for thec
calamitIes of my people. , A remnant
may be saved If they seek peace wvitl
all men, and labor as Godi has appoint
ed. themn. EI m CT.
LFv.wO s SAXTONFoSA
Re.C .Varteo,tho."Boy Ph'rclth
or," who created qjuito a senaation ir
Steubenvillo lagt wyintor, and was sub,
sequently dismisse d~ft6m time Netho
dlist Church for dishonest prdotices
has turned up in Temnessee as venide:
of "Life Drops."
3 The Poor Noodle Women-Their Wagoe
in New York.
L The New York Sa is showing hom
the needle womon in that city ar<
are paid. After reimarking that th<
average wages of even the most skill.
ed do not exceed $5 por week, it adds:
In order to earn even that much v
woman must be skilled in soi par
tienlar branch of sowing. Those who
have not had Oxperienco in tle clas.
of work that they engage to perform
--cannot obtain as much in tie aver.
age as flvo dollars a week. How tlhosc
poor creatures manago - to live is a
iystery that we cantliot penetrate.
1any of then have helpless children
to sulpport, othors have 11god imr-onmts
to provide for, and all are the victims
of poverty. During the last two
or thrce weeks wo lave daily pILblish
ed communications from young men
on th question of saving money.
Among the writers of those letters aro
many who receive from $15 to $20
per week, and who yet argue that
they can barely support themselves on
Now, if a young man, free and with
out encumbrance can barely get
along with $15 per week, how can a
woman live on one-third- of that sum ?
Think of a sewing woman with two or
three helpless children eking out an
evistenco on $5 per week ! Yet
there are many which do it. Wi thin
a stonto's thro*w of JBroadway, with its
beauty, wealth and extravmganec,
thero are many poor vomen toiling
early and late for $5'.4 week. We
can imagine low thajt littance must
be doled out. Su the so wing
woman,who receives' is a widow,
with a child-or two tO mupport. For
a rear room in the attic of a filthy
tenement house she"will be obliged to
pay $1.50 per woek. Deor other out
lay for the same period w'ill be about
70 cents for bread-one small loaf
each day ; 50 cents for potatoes ; 50
cents for meat bones ;-*5 cents for
light to see by at night 50 cents for
coal to keep from freez ig ; 50 cents
for clothin ig ; 55'cOt for sill other
expemses-. And then ie must stitch,
stitch; early and latu- o eight or ten
hour system for her. ljf herslor
or employ a physician?
If an unscrupulous emploper finds
imaginary cause for withholding her
wafies, as is freuuently the case, what
can she do ? If the be discharged,
what then ? We do not hold this pic
tire up as a view of the life of Now
York sowing women generally, but
that it portrays many individual cans
ses is very well known. There are no
slaves niore imisorable or more pitia
lite (han the slaves of the needle of
New York. Wo are charitable peo
ple. and give largely to sufferers
abroad, and to public institutions at
home ; we are a philanthropic people,
and are deeply interested in the ele
vation of Soutleri neigroes, Westernm
Ind ians, and Eastern Cretans ; we are
a Christian people, and devote largc
sums to evaagel ize the heathen and
build costly places of worship, but
notwithmstonding this fine structure of
benevolence, whose exterior is so
pleasing, we have a skeleton in tL
closet. .[t is a living skeloton too, and
from early morning until late at
night, it keeps up a wearisome stitch,
Ma. Sa'wAmn's E~x'erc-run RITrniE
MaNT.-A New York letter says that
Mr. Seward's confidential friends in that
city continue to assert that ho wvill
retire from the Cabinet in the course of
a few days, not beocause' of ainy disagree.
meat, between him amid t~he President,
but becauise lie is anxious to retire from
public life, and spend the remamnder of
his (lays at his home in Auburn. They
even go so far as to aver that a letter
to thbat effect was transmitted to the
President.n- fortnight ago, and that,
though thme latter is endeavoring to per.
snade him to consider his resolution, the
ormier is inflexible. The 15th of Sop.
teomber it is further said, is the time
fixed for his retirement, 1 give yen
these reports, as all other reports, rumors
and gossip of a political character are
giveo in this correspondence, for what
they are worth.
A English papeir has this story: "A
very curious incident c centred yesterday
in the House of Liords during the pr'o
gress of the B3readalbane Peerage case.
Mr. Anderson, Q. C., ini alluding toe one
of the personis whose name had been
mentioned, called him Captaini Patrick~
Campbell. Them Lord Chancellor said
lhe Captain's name was int 'Pat rick,
but Peter. Mr. .Aindersonl said they
were convert~ible terms. Thme Lord
Chancellor : 'What I are St. Patrick4
and St. P'eter the same?' Mr. Ander
son : 'Yes, tho names are thie sanie.
Ljord Colonsy iaforsmed the Lord Chan
cellor that the learned counsel wvas right
cellor said it cerl ainly was mnformnatiorj
A New Yorl, letter says that Mr.
Sewards confidential friends in that
city contih uo toissorL Uial lio will roe
tire fromi the Cabinet In the course of
a few days, no6 boanso of any- -dies.
groomonisbotwoon him anid the IPresi.
. ot, but becauso ho is anxious to re
tit'fr'ot bribtlo life, iad spend the
rermainder of his days at his home ir
Speeoh of Senator Sherman--His Views
Senator Sherman of Ohio, spolco at
iCanltonl,'Ohio, on Tuesday lost. \ye
Imake the following extracts from
his speeh on (usLtionis of natiocal im.
At the last sFssion of Congress I
took t1n part in new propositions for
reeoistruction until near the close
tf the se.Sion. Even uow, if tile
South, With the spirit that actuate-s
Gen. Longstreet and others, would
adopt the unendment, and elect loyal
Siators and members under it, their
adision'iEli to representation would be
ensy. L know what I say to you is
true when I declare that a majority of
Republican Senators and momlers
would have admitted any rebel State
upon its adoptiog the amendment and
complying with its terms. But dur
ing the seOsion it was said by many
Southern 1m3en1 that the Southern poo
ple would gladly accept the amend
ment, bat the machinery of Johnson's
loyal legislatures was in disloyal
They said they bud no promiso from
Congress, in so many words, that if
they accepted the amendment tey
would be admitted. It was to inect
their difficulties, and settle definitely
the status of the rebel State Govern.
mnCt ai of the colored people that
the l10oonstruccion Act of the last
regular rols(in wats pas ed.
You will remember follow-eitizens,
that this Act includes all that was
passed on reconstruction at that ses
sion. A great inauy things were pro
posed. Somo llembers wore in favor
of limited confiscation of land ; some
in favor of military government; sonic
in favor of trcating the amendment
as alroady adopted by three-fourths
of the loyal States; but neither of
these measures Illet the assent of Con
gross. As to confiscation, it would -o
a proper and just measure of punish,
mont in som cases to take . the land
of leading rebels, but a general sys
toni of confiscation s a 1modo of pun
ishment is so miusual a measure in
our country and its evil effoets oin the
innocent as well as the guilty has beenl
(iiu nfe(? .. ixautrio us in Ireland
before I agree to it.
Military governments ought to be
only temporary soafiOlding for civil
governments. They are so regarded,
and their continnance should not be
an hour longer than to enforce that
Tumr R.:n GUANrTi..-The condition
in which the Red Guantlet arrived at
I avaun, dhie to the ignorance, rascalit y
or culpable neglect of those who had her
in charge, is a sad commentary on the
folly of our people who rush off blind
folded to Brazil and olher foreign coun
tI ics. When the people tako a shoot
in the direction of some llrecipice or
other, it is useless to shout to themi till
a few of the bell wethers have made the
jimip and disappeared. In making such
a comiIpatrison we do it in no spirit of
levity, for thn sIfferinugs and disapfpoint
ments endured by the poor people who
left this city in the Rod Gnlillet, are
matters too serious for jest. A passage
of nine days from Pensacola to Havana,
and tie provisions on board reduced to
one barrel of bad flour I
Thiere is a whole history. in that fact
of sufferings, disappointments, rascality
and ignoranice. A vessel eq~uipped for
passage of six thousand miles, and her
passengers brought to the verge of star.
vation befora a week is past I
To such of our 1peopl1 as are still bent
upon going to Brazil to fight bon-con
strictors ants and monkoys, and link
ther fate with thlo mongrelismn there, we
say beware how you put yourselves in
tho hainds of adventurers. If you will
go, get, passage in vossels that are ini
the B3razilian trade, anrd comm iandeod by
seamuen. Th'lere. are a-jy number of sneh
vessels phlying bot~weni B3ah imore and
It was rainin'g when thie execution of
Jerry O'Brien took place0, and1( a good
many umbrellas wvere over the crowd.
Just when the black cap had been dra wn
over Jerry's faice, a well dressed l.>nt
rowdyi-h looking follow reached ever
thyrough the dripping crowd, and in a
wicked whimnor said to a main 1:cfur
him: "'Look' hero I I've told you three
Limes to take that umb~rella from before
me ;if you don't do it this time, tl kilt
you on thee spot." The mioraL inifhueneo
of capital ptunishiment was certsintly lost
uponi that fellowv.
The~ 1onston (Texas) Tckyraphe learns
that in WVharton and adjoinuing comntica,
the worm has, in inany instances:, liter.
ally devoured the crop. The followvmg
is from the Tetegraph : "I1n conversa
tion yesteorday with a geuntleman who
has traveled consderably ever the State,
dudmiado a pretty thorough exatina
tioa df the growing cotton' c'rop, we
loarn that there was some hope, that
oven in the regions - where the wormt
had cominenced earliest, and doneo most
damage, a second growvth of the cotton
\Monld add cotisnderatbly to the yield.-.
This restilt has beeun experienced in for.
-mrtimties1 we learn, and as the worni
pre4.p tsceor, and as r4 late Ftall is apt
tfi ~folow ei a Iato S pring'as ave have
had, wec should not be surprised -if th<
anticinations should be r~i.zed."
The Yelverton Martiago :caso.
No person can read the conclusion of
the final appeal to the Hons of Lords,
in the caso om Mrs. Yelverton, wit hout
indignation at the dceci.:it that, the baw
Lords have co'me against a well educa
Led lady, whose whole course of life was
irieproachablo from first to last, iind
who was so acknowledged by Mr. Yel
verton as his wife ; that both in Scot
land and inl Irelaid the legality of the
first, Marritge was declared in t!:o lower
Courts il her favor. It, was even prov
ed that, Mr. Yelverton met her in the
best society, during tho Crimean war
when she volmteered as one of Miss
Nigh itgiale's assistanlts. '.l'hey were
Pubicly considered engag"ed. There
was a professed marntge, which sio
never doubted to be real, and ec"losms
tically supposed to be perfect by the
laws of the Catiolic Church, to which
she belonged. But lie, being a Plo'es.
taut, the marriage was beld noc to bilid
him, although ie lived with her public
ly as his wife, and introduced her as
such every where. ven lwhen brought
to the Comillittee of the 1 Ioutse of fjords,
three of the Law Lords were in favor of
atfliming the idgnt of tlho court b.
low, and pronolneing thu inarria go valid,
vhile tiree were of the opposite opin
io:1. Lord Broughiam, however, having
fiiled to write out Iii opiniion, the lim
jority of written jiu-Igmenits carried the
day. It was even shown that, ono or
two of tloso whose decisions were ad
verse were nJ imnptrejudiced, having
previously given adversQ juidgments inl
But it was found that, by ancient
Scottish usage, ono of the paritieS miht
refer the cauise of the oath to the other,
when the party thlus tending the refer
encC is unt1able to adduce proof of the
facts alleged, and to this the initired
woimant wislhed to challenge her husband
Major Yelvertoit. But this is now for
mally denied her, because by tImt oath
Airs. Forbes (the lady afterwards mar
Iod by him) might bo deprived of her
status as a wife, and second, because an
answer in the afflirmative, which sht
oxpeeted to receive, necessarlv involved
ant admission by- the respontdtait of crima
inalitV-a con fession of bigmv. Or, if
he reftsed to make answer under oath,
the3 facts, and M ls wiote i ho avi
beon conclitively deprived of ldl th
rights which she had acqTired ) hir
Imlarriage' . with tlte respondent. Tho
House of' Lords conetirted in tlhi, as a
final judgment inl the case, and the first
married is now Mrs. Yelverton no
more, but Miss Longworth by British
It, S00ems to Its that. the risioiratic
prejiidices of the British I rouse of Peerd
had no little to do with tis final ,juldg
mont upon Scotch law. Yo1og noble
men often marry from love personls l
ferior in ranc and fortune. This was
esteemed such a case. Vilo and disre
putablo as theto man wa: W, and though
Mrs. Forbes and her friends, we sitppose
must havo known of the former alliance,
yet as she probably stood higher, or had
brought a fortune-at any rate, as the
only way of saving him from tile charge
of- bigany-the Lotds, to protect arts
tocracy ani1d give ' preference to a
Church of of Etngland over a Catholic
marriage, have turned the balance of
ha against that, of substantial justice.
Phlsdaddphu Le2 l.cdger.
TJM:m~v WAln'mo.-The New Yrork.
ation, uhr ia Radical paper, wvarns thte
colored people of thme South, and espe
cially those of Virginiia, ngainst thle SUi
cidal policy of biniding themselves into
the part~y exclusively against thu whites,
tand suflfotnng themselves "'to be kept in
a constanit ferment" b~y a few white
men, who aro usitng them for their owvn
profit and adynnutages. And it tells
thetm to remember that whilst, this game
may succeed for' a yari or two, it, must
in the end recoil upon t hose who tare
playinlg it ;frot' says the Aktfion, "thore
is scarcely at Statte, which cant be con
trolled by thme colored v'oto alone for
more than two or three vears. Cr.
tainly Virginia is not one of' that class.
''Te white voter's will constitute a ma
jority whenever' they choose to act to
gether ;and they will probably~ incereaso
far more rapidtly t han the others. Im
migration will soon flowv in that direc
tion, and this, of course, will be exelni.
sively white, and in great part unfrienid.
ly to the colored p~eople." Thlis is the
waringnotof "trebels" or "secesh," hilt
fawamand devoted friend to the
Radical party and the power of tho col
A private letter of' a late date, says
the Mobile Re;/yister, from (Gillvestoni,
gives a dep~lor'able accoiutt of' thte rava
ges of the yelhow fever in that city.
T1he disease wvas prevailing to a frightful
extet. Whole families were being
swept away, andlthere was Ilarge mate
rilto operato upion. 'IThe doctors were
oveworedand the nurises wete few.
Attacks in 1 858 seeim not, to- exempt
parties in thet present - epidemic. The
interments on Saturday amounted to
twenty-three, and the following day to
twenity-seven-certinly a large miortasli
ty for so small a populahttion. T1ho Fods
>oral troops were suffering severely.
Zf small shaving of camphor are thrown
on the surface of perfetly. clean wvater,
in a large basin, thho pieces inmediately
begin to mnove rapidly, some uround on
thteir centres, Othe(rs ftom phitlee to place.
the causo of those mtotiojns is tunknow'i.
Removal of Gen, Sickles, &C.
WAsuttso-roN, August 27.-The President
has assigned Canby to fhe Second ud 1han.
cack to the Fifth District.
OIlici:d records show thtt the Colton ex
ported duriting the year1 onding .1utne 30,
anuoutits to 6t7,000.0)0) pounds ; vAttO ilk
o: rrctiy $202,000,oo00.
The breach betwown the President and
Gratnt is widening. Orant is deliuti, anid
ilk his grottnds of opposition to 1ths Execu
live assignfmentts, io prolosts with som1o
ztdi':ration ngainst hltancock's rornoval frotin
theI Jepartment of M1issouri. Graut. has
not yet promulgated his instructions on, ry
ing ti ht 'rusident's orkderti into Clfvct.
Thisz morniing's Tribune: :mys Gent. Sheri
dant, inl a letter to a gentleman of this city,
thitiks tihe futtro prospjerity of Jtniiana
h('yon qtuo t11stiotn, an't assures Capitalists
that 1t bontds recently issued htve a1mp11o
To-tlay's Tribun Itugs Granf. Tito H.
afldrops htitt, satyinig, "Teto political josi
tion assuned by (ottral Grant shows, tt
great soliter in a nw light ; it is his first
develouptmet of politicalI gnhi us -htis Iirtst.
mnd tinal mistake. The reply of Ith Prosi
dent has cottpletely overturned him--ot.
flanked him. (rant does not undurst antd
the crisis. lie clings to Sheridan ajuid for
gets principles." 0
ExF:cTrirt5F MANStoN, WASutNOTON, D.
C., Augtst. 20, 1867 -Brevet Maj. Gn.
Edward A. S. Cathy is hCretby nasigned to
the command of lte Second ililitary Dis
tirct, created by anl Act of Congress of
AMarch 2, 1867, and of ithe Mihtary Dopart
mtent of the Solutl, embracing the ltattes ot'
North Cariolina and Soult Carolina. li
will, a4 soon ts practicabl', relieve Maj.
Gein. IDaniel E. Sickles, and ott assuminji,
lite commltaind to whicht ie is hereby tssignl
el, will, when nteCOssary to a faitlhul exo,
outiott of the laws, exercise atty and1 till
power i cotiferred by Auts of Congress tplou
District Comnandots, and any and all nu.
thority pertainiing to oflicers it coimand of
Milit ary departmnents. Alj. Gen. Dlaniel E.
sichIes is hereby relieved from ithe com.
tizadI of the Second Military District. Tto
Secret try of War ad interin will give ito
iecessary instruotions to carry this order
ExEcTIVE MASiON, WaStItOTON, At
gust 26, 1867 -St it In conseqtenco of tho
itunavorhle contitioin of ite health of
ljo-(eteral Geo. A. Thomas, as reported
to you its Surgeon hiasson's dospatch of the
21st instant, my order, dated August 17,
1867, is hereby modified, so as to assigt
liajor-General Wintield S. liaticcek to tho
comtnand of the 6th Mlitary District,
erentod by the Act of Congress passed March
2, 1867, and of tie Military Department,
comprising lite States of Louisian and
,'exas, On being relieved from the com
Gtenera1 11 ,2- ntt of the Missotri by
to Now Orlesi, La., int"ys4hm ,,
(ommanttzitid to which ie is Itereby assigned,
will witetn ncessary to a ftithfut execution
of tle laws, exercise any and all powers
coiferreu by nts of Congress upon District.
(ommxnanlders, and aly mtd all authtority
pertaining to oflicers in command of MilIta
ry Departments. Alajor-Uoneral Phil, Sheri
dan will at once return over his present,
comtmtsamd it) thit officers next in rank to
himself, and prooeoding without delay to
Fort Leaven wortlt, KAnss, will relievo
Mlajor-Goneral Ilacteock of tite Department,
of the Mlistsri. Major-Ocneral George A.
Thomas will, until furthor orders, retain lit
cotnmtmantd of the Department of the Cumbers
land. Very respecltully yours,
To G m. U. lS. iSANT, Secretary of War
SAxnrolnn Coxova--A SnCrTren Or uTPs
Ltrt.-Conover ii a bold, bad matn. li
wis born its Westeltster county, inl this
State. liis father was a respecttblo ta1n,
naied )tinlam, and died loaving ani estate
of about $60,000. Iis son, Charles A.
)u nhian, uow Sandford Conover, received
a good education, and afterwards read law
its tle oilice of Van Ant werp and Jamles i -
New York city. While i theit office lie ex
htibited great aptitutde. Ins a very short,
space of titme Ito qualified himself to pre,
parco comoplatints or answers Itn thto mtost. dif
fliult and intricate casses. lie also eviniced
a very great capacity in availing htimtself of
every opportitnity to chtantge a wrong into
ans apiparent rIght, lie cotntinueid in tho
otlico of Vats Atwerp & James until thte
deatht of his fasther, when, its conjumnction
witht his msothter, Ito adnintistered on the
estato of list deceased p~arenst, aad mianaged
by a trick to obtain possessions of letters
I estamtenttary from thte Surrogate without.
filing Ithe r'equisile legal security. Ilavinig
titus obtainied the cotrol of thte egiate, Ito
led a reckless spendtthbrift life, nearly ex
hausting the proper'ty before thte friends of
his miothier coihl succeed in putting a stop
to his bold antd desparate career,
Whtent thte war broke out. Ite resolved to
turn It to advantage, andi follow ont hisa
deviI-may-catro sort. of life. fle succeeded
its itngratiatinsg'hitmself into favor wvithi Rec.
retary of Watr Catteron, amsdafter the bat
tle of' Bull Rtun hto starred a military organ
izations under thte title of theo "Cameons Lo
gion," whtich,- of courio, never tmoted i
to anything. Bunt It enabled htimt to swindle
the Governitnent, out. of a large amtotint of
supplies of evetry kind, all of which lie cotn
vorted Into itndividual use. The .men en
listedl for lis legions and sent, to him wore
sold by him Intoe organizaut itis, andI finally
the legion exploded. lleotlmhen etngaged itn
thte business of substittute brokerago, whbich
Ihe caried ott successfmslly for tsotme time.
Whteni business was dull lie wotild enlIst
htimseclf, receive bounaty, and desert. 1lTis
he (lid eight or ten itnes. On the trial of
the assassins of Pr'esldent LInacobi In 1805,
hto volunteered as a wit ness In behalf of tlto
Glovertnment to involvo Je$f. Davis, Jako
l'htomtpson and Glorge Sandhers. Itn order
to stustin htis own testimonty. hosubprenned
severah witnsesss mn who noteor hatd Ithe
slightest knowledge' of the eAse, whoswr
to just what ho- instruottid (them to. Ilis
evidence beforo the Congressional Invertl
gatintg Commnitteo, wvhichs Idutneeessai'y to
repeal,,-provedl to bo a tissuo of falsehoods
froms beginnting to entd, and ho wyas there'
fore indlcted, triedl and convioted of wilful
and deliberate perjury -Albahy, Epress,
SPArA~Nusn AND- dtNioNt lAin. flOAn).
At th'o ahnuatthoetig o tho slookjiohk-rs of
the Spartasnbug- and Uniotn Itai) iload,. htel.I
at, Spartanbtirg, oti Wednesday 21lsL .lnst,,
the9 folloiing genitlemnent have Ieen oheoted
l'tesidentr and Direoitous for the *ensuitng
P'rredl-t-hotae B Jtot.' bireciors .
ghloho. 0 W hi- Log J WV Millor, J i fo
moar, J li Evina, TI N D~awkins, 11 Gaude
lock, Rt J Gatge, J1 L 'otung, A WV 'homison,
W .T Alston antd WV II C'lattuard.