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VOL.n.1 - WINNSBORO, S. C., WEDNESDAY MORNING SEPTMBE ,
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A "breath of Summer" coimes I lo breeses
Fron out the quivering pineq a hattowy
A sweet. perfuime ; and o'er tl.e throbbing
Sweet itneful gales like childhool's happy
Tih rose's bosom, 'neath the soft. etbrcee
Of low night, winds, with. passian, pantu and
(That. sweet emotion welling In her heart
But 'wakes to puwer some blushing. bud
Beneath the light. of you pale, yellow
Whose hemtis camte down to wed the bright,
A young gihl's heart with melody riso'er
A e iew, t'od light Vlinies in her beauteous
With woianhood's sweet, early dawn there
A gush of feeling. iiew, <leliciois, strange
No gloomy shadows linger in the folds
Of titl young trusting heart--for site is lov
Ile comes ! On scented air tile - sound Is
The tide of love flows erims.n to hor brow,
And that fair losoin pants as does the rose,
When bior atllano< Zepi lyr stoops to print.
Its mai,len kiss on pouting, dewy lips.
sweet, trembling, blushing girt hast- thou
That in thy "web of life" lie sombre
I breads ?
Or that to which we eling, a bubble, Is
.Burst ing when'er we fuel it. in our grasp ?
.Ah, no! Those eyes that speak to thee of
Ijavo moved thy heart to hope, and faith,
We know him I not but as o'er graveled
lie treads to yon loveil trustilig ower, we
That manly step bespeaks a manly heart.
Again lie mnoonbeanv danc-the sweet,
Bloom inl that, bower-but tears are on their
And where that tity foot was wont to rest,
A daisy drooped its baetal andl iw: for sie
Who lovel an(d nursed it-she, that fair,
Whose heart one bright brief,years ago beat
With mortal love an(l joy-is laid to rust;
Anl hie, whose dreau, whose light, whose
I life she was,
'NeatIt green robed weeping willows calls in
M.iCos, July, 1868.
In anothor column will be found
the beginning of the results of Rudi
cal teachings and insti gations in this
State. Not only are the negroes. in
every locality in the ouitry organiz
ed -*Ito military companies, offieered,
oquipped, atind regularly- drilled but
they havo at last begun to. pitu into
operation the.r,l6 of. violence. Or
ganized and receiving secret :orderi,
they havo on the Combahoo river, sur
roundd the plantations of gentlemoen
and prohibited by force of arms all,
laborors fromt engaging in labor on
these plantations. Thtus at the very
time when labor is promptly needed,
ini order to scure the results of thte
year's work and expenditure, these
lawless semi-savages by violene, and
threats towards each othter, are at
temtptitng,to brIng to ruin the only
moeans existing for their own support
in the present or the futur'o.
Not satisfied with this, the~ have
rust seized one of .their. onneo or for
the purpose of exooting him by
hanging, for disobedience to some so
The man being released frote thei,r
htands throught the courage and resolu
tion of Mr . Campball, t.he agent of Mr'.
Liowndtes ; and the matter' having been
immediately placed.before the United,
States authorities at '3Vttlterboroughi,
upon the attempt beig made py. Col.
r'est these oxponedi of ,yd a
f/JMliovioloe,'thk Colonbi and
his~ posso of United States coloied.
troops, in full unifornm of lbe U1nhedI
States, are unhesitatingly lrod~ into
by these Rtad ical-instructed" negroes.
One of these negro inoendiarios and
itor's was heard distinctly to say,
"'dow the war has begun, and we wast
spl ojnot one .of them, from a Bucking
'eiik4o theo oldest man."
*TootWhat have wve comne-to what
pass hws thd United States Govern
mnent come, when those things are per
petl'ated in-oped day, and far worse
are threatened, and are imminent I
IiWe~V have' also just.been inf'ormued,
by a gentlonman ontitolys trustworthy,
ota .speech l14t4ly doli vered to the
negroes ont JTohn' ,Island, by anothgr.
negro,.de Jolinso,i, Sehttr; so ealled
fross.: that distriot It tvas~ openly
*gryc by this iendianry (that the no
gr.es thei phbulsl b9 rgantizod into
sevenl.opITpantog of one -hundred men
*iiob, and thLlt one..corn >any should be
on duty night and day f'or thtirty days,
whetn they should be relieved by an
other company doing duty for the
sanito length of time. He told these
neonlo further that tir; duy w,..
to koop down the white people, an
that it must be done.
To this pass has the so-tallod "h
construction" madness brought th
lanud. And the end is not yet,.
Throughout this State the armed n<
gro organization is complete, and (1a
by day their outrages more unonduri
ble, until at last they have fired upo
the United States uniform. In Geor
gia and North Carolina, and we prc
sume throughout all of tle Sout.her
States, the same organizations oxiw
They claim to receive their ordet
from some seeot higWer source, an
that theme orders must be fulfilled.
Hero is civilization,- here is prc
gross, here is "peace."-Charksto
SOUTH OAROLINA LEGISLATUR:
HOUSE OF REl4'PRNSENTATIVE;
The Chairman of tho Committee oi
Incorparations mtdo - favorable report
on a bill to establish the office of Count,
'Treasurer; a bill to incorpoiato th
Home Insirance Company of Charlef
ton ; a bill to incorporame the Columbi
Trinrol (Democritt.) offered I resoln
1ion proposig that tle Legislature ad
journ for the special session, on the I IlI
inst.,- at 3 o'clock p. i. Ordered fa
Whipper introdiced a bill to provid
for tihe organization of the StiIrem
Ho also gave notice of a bill to abolis
corporal and capital punisiment.
A resolution proposing that no bill c
resolution, having the force of law
should be int.roduced after the 7th prox
imo, was passed.
Tile foilowing m agssag was receivei
from the Governor :
I herewit.h returi to your honorabi
ho<ly "An Act to aniend an Act to alte
and am<nd ie charter of the city c
Clmarleston." aml for other purposes, tc
gether wi lithe reasons for iyl, disa
proval 0i the same. It is not lly iI
consistenmt. witli tle gelliu., of a Hvpubi
can form of Government, but with th
spirit. of our own Coustittition rmcio,
aIdopted, thai valhib!e interTst.s of "
CUN11nunity shall be unni1eceszarily place,
inl jeopardy by legislation, however wo)
it may be iIItended. Itence the Act i
objectionable. It. does Iiot throw aroni
tihe ballot box that protection agains
fr-Mil. which it is IuIlestionably th
dit-y of the LA.islature to secure, an
which people have a right to expect.
While the Constituition is definlito as t,
the gItalific-tdions of a County voter, tL,
intent. of that nistrument has not bee
carried out by the (Greneral- Assembly
inlaslmiuich as tie Act shotiuld provid,
that, every elector sliAll have a fixed res
idence, without any present intention o
cianging th samo in the ward or poll
ing precinct where lie claims tie righ
to Vote. Otherwise, abuses ot the elec
tivo franchise must occur, and the ballot
b6x will cease to be the medium for
fair.and impartial expression of the wil
of the people.
if temporary residonco constit.utes th
only claim of a voter to' exercise .tha
righN how easy would it be for interest
od pamrti'es to secure the presence in an1
part of one County of persons fro6n an
other locality in the same county, a:n
conitrol the election, thus thwavrtinig th
honest purposes of those who arh mos
vitally concerned in tha result. As
part of your legislaition, thierefore, iti
desirable that a string<pt lawv be passed
defining~ beyond peradventure, the chitr
actor of residence, so that a merb so
journor in any loco.iity shall. not .be al
lowed to exere'se elective privilege
wluch appertain to a citize'n, and thm~
force upon that community officials wh<
may be objectionable, or measures tha
may be oppres nive, whilo lie will no
himself lie pffectod by the misfortune
which will be b'r9hlt upon others.
In-the second pi'e. I disapprove c
the Act, beau~ it1ke a special u.x
cept.ion,.in favor of'jile,on, 3.0 th
general necesusity,~ whmieh denids al
election of oflicers throughout tin Site
As yet, iio law has been. pasesedi, in r
gard to thie:elgetion' of' district attorre'y
and inf:tics of the peace-aghi api
of vital importence to tlie peg .cg
has any la* hton paysed which .will',p
ply to all State, Qounty, anud mnicipa
electlons. "'Im exlhibit p)artiality in fa.o
of CharlesLoil, thibrefore, wheni there
no pressing noed. of immediate change
b)ecaus all officers provided for by tIh
dhorter arc discharging their duties a
this time, is to establish a precedent 01
which similar legislation may bo special
ly deiminded by auny muniipaity in tLb
Su.ate. In thme third place, it is, in. m;
jndt'gment, imnpeliti9 to hldl a muiniosp
elenion, in Ohiarleston or elseWvhere, a:1
(oi6r to tile general election, to bo boli
dii the 8d oft Noyetmber. IC thoro 'wm
noTohor#0Madrailms #f'a graver chai
acoe to be,urgpd,. the facts that thi
public mind is.arcqde 4eply, ,exqited
busimes$ and habor.. will be 'nileisril
interrupted, a4ditional oxp~enses will i
enitailed on C'Iisens b? special registri
tion.and elootion, therebv giv'ing jut
cause o'f corntclint onIt (fpprt: of gIb
affected bj. the Act. tf'a ?~in. realt)
nothlingi wouild be gained 'by1holding.th~
unicipal election thirt.y days in advam
of the g:eneral election. wouldi thnmalym
J demonst rato the improptit y of ratifying
I ie act Which has been subiuted to the
EExecitive. I believe souind ptiblic pol.
C icy demands the course I have felt it my
- dut.y to adopt. in rettilliing tie A ct with
y IROBE'RT KC. SCOTT,
ni O motion, the 11louse resolved4 itsel
into Co1niv0re 0 th Whil -, Toomi -
- son bemng in the clhir, and after oine
desiiory debat 11, detfrinined to nao'
the nme.4nge in special ,r'-rfor con-,er
-8 ation it 120'clock p. Iml., to-Iorrow.
d The bill to close tbe operations of tie
3ank of ile State Wias Itken up, and,
after a debate, of more than an hour, inl
which no new argumen's were addieed,
the IHowse adjourned without reaching a
The following bill from the Houso of
B epreseiitatives-wore read a first Lime
and. ordered for consideration to-morrow.
A bill to provide for the re-organiza
tion of tho South Carolina Penitentia
A bill to enable the Chatham Rail
road Company to extend their road to
A bill to amend the charter of the
Cheraw and Coallields Railroad Compa
Senator IRandolph, from the 131nrit
District, offered the following resoltiions,
which were ordered for coisi'leration to
Whtwrens, The former Iaders of tie
r late rebellion, by their journals and pub
hie spwakers. are agam advising and urg
mg resistance to civil athority, causing
C thereby civil and domestic discord, which
may lead to dreadful results; and,
Whereas, The civil autthorit.y by
many is beiing disregarded and many
lawless tics have ruceitly been conilit
Resolrel, That the Comnimntee on
Military alTairs be instructed to Pscertain
from his Excellency the Governor,
what, further legislation ii necessary to
preserve the public peace and bring the
violators of fiaw to justice.
Randoiph also offered the following
resolution, which was adopted :
Resolrc?, That C. e. ielic, Sena
tor f'roim BarIiwell County, be expell
od from the Sente, for the following
named reasons :
S First-Con Itempt for the Prcsidenlt
pro tempor of the Senate.
Second-Contellmpt for the Senate.
Third - Coliduet uniibeco.niinm a
Senator and a'gentlenum.
The resolution requesting the Coin
mittee on Military Affairs so ascer
tai tlte nuimber of stands of arms,
bitteric.i and tie) ititiount of other
inilitary equipments that iare now in
the possession of the State nud at the
disposition of the Governor, was taken
ip and agreed to.
The Senate then adjourned.
FIFTY SICOoND DAY.
IOUSE OF R IE,ENTATlVES.
f Whipper, on the part at the Judiciarv
- Committee, reported a bill to punish dis
t crininat ion inl tiihe t reatment of prisoners
by sherilTs and jailors.
He also made ia favorable report on
i the bill to piish persons who may at.
I tempt to liol1 olice by authorit.y of the
a jJohn Boston gave n.otice of a bill to
t regulate and perpetilate the mileage
and per diem of each member of thi.s
legislative body f,>r the next regular
I S,imons ofl'ered th.e following resolut.ioni
a which was agreed to:
Mj Resolved, That the Committee on
r Piiblic Buildings be required to report
s by Friday,. at 2 o'clock P. M., what,
, the have done ifrel al,ien to the peti.
- ion of Dr. Rawls, Chairman of the c ity
- of Colunmbia Alms House, requiesting a
-blai from the State jo take care oL the
s sick now at the'elf,y lospital hier,s 'whso
I were turned over to'tlhhrge of' the
ciiy authorities, and who aro residents of'
t difl'erent portions of this as: wpll. as of
t other States.
s I The bill to regulato elections and
I punish a buses of the elective franchiso,
f was passed, wvith an amendmont., iinalting
it a penial offencee for persons to by
s sell or give awvay liquor on el ection
IThe bill to close the operat ions of tho
auitk of the Siate of Soot.h Carolina,
9 iS en it id .pa.esed a t ird lime, bya
a 1r9i f9 6;ayes to 23, nays. Thli Dem-.
r oiuptie iihit:rs jiresieh.l, a protest
a Agf4ntli iit age of .t1i1e bil,l, for re
I cor(i' I h,.bominal m w.ih'tihe'foliow-v
r. ing pozints we'ro pQsvnlted ' i h-st - tit,
a the Act was.iii durect, vilationi of 'h
, faith oifIld Stato ,as pledged . by the1
a A ct of I888, authorizing the -isagi6 of
I thme fird'ltuan boide, Second -because
i 1he mierits of the climnants have been
-submitt,ed to the law,,and-shoidd be ad
a juriged by tho courts alone. Third -
Sbeeam:e&the Act of 1865 had appr&p(iA.
I tiU linO assets or im t)BiIak 10 cor0ini
-parties, designating prefefrences, and thus
1 masd e a valid assignment.of ,te assets.
F ~ourth.-'the.Act is unjust anid oppres.
-slite as it anogcnts Lhe Statbdebt $1,.
00 OOh0. .F'ifaliti. is inequitale . be
......... m...... betweeret.heo bill.
oiding.te onsidereion of the~ Baid
ate RTnendrttt tgY the Ln pilI, (he
L House aidjourned.
e i. 0.0 Lewie, wvho came to 00~
', lmnhiia asaradical [Ikpresetiatetfonj
e Lexingtonr. d latelyjoined tme Denib.
:4 crate, has tenidered his resigiiation, arnd
is it was accepted,
Tho11 reszoluitionl upi,opriat'ing $7,000
for the pay of tih members and11i clerks,
1 l"y1e lilide-d a hill to provide
for tif, tranisporta lion of collets Ils
clmrged 'rom Ihe State , Penitentiary.
The bill to provide f>r : commission
to codify tihe statuhe aws of the State,
wts passed, Amlielided so as to give th
power of the appoint-mom ofe-ommis,;ioi.
ers, Io thle (ft%*-rl0r.----m-1h t.;i their
C0omp11-11--alio.1 $.4,000 ofeh Iw,1. mu
and 1111pplopriating $0,1)(00 for the pay
menti. of their continlgollf. expvlnses.
hie- rest of the Fessi-, was devoted to
tho consideration of thw dw,crimiuntioii
bill. V ioleni. nigiumeni %w(re., nmad ill
favor of social, 11 well is politicil elial.
ity, ill A frieanto soph-stis-al set speelhes,
by Raldolph, Swatils ai'd other negroes;
but the remark-z of Cogman, of Sumter,
out-Heroded I Irodl, an,l fairly etified
him to the distinctionl he ;seelled anxious.
ly to reach-that of b.ing a1flmost as
good as a negro. Befo- the' St-nate had
determinied that quest,ion, ai adjourn..
mlent was made.
Ir. 1resident Boozer has retiined
anld Wight,, tile colore1 l'resident pro
i., vacated the chair.
IIOTSE 010lF PRISIeNT.\TIVI'S.
Drillu. ofl'ered a resolution to nilt hor.
izo the (Jovernor to mako temporary
a pro1iniitmlenits oif Juist ices of I'tace, wit th
was referred to the Committe: oi Ollicers
mummications were received From
thle overnor, announcir,g his approval
of the joit resolution to appropriate
.70,000 fr lho pay a11111 alege of
memubers. an(] aLso covering a reqliesi,
from the imuicipal aiithorItes of Co.
lum11bill, that thle fenleing aronill thle liew
State lloise be restricted to its proper
bollnldaries, as it totiches liuo the plib
lie .streels. le hlter was pr< per%l
Ti bill to incorpmrate tle Cthn nbia
Edutat ioinal Society (darhie.s) wias rend
a itirdI tinm inl pased.
The re-:olhlioin proposing that Ili.
General A ssembly adjourn sin, eie !oi
tihie 11th instaait, was laid oil the ta
The blil to allow minors and olhers
to re-.over Illollies, stocks, bolds, &c.,
conveIled by guardiai- Alidothers ilto
Conf'ederate monley, Wa, j ')'sti-.fed until
the regular session.
The ItamlrOad Commilfee rlf!lor*ted fil
Vail1bly on ihe bill to authorizo'iadditioll
al aid to the Ble Ridge itailroad, ait]
the bill was read the first lime. ILt il
thorizes the Presidmit and irectors of
tIl road to isstie $1,00qo worth of
bunds for the payinI ill. of contracts, 'Mider
the Act of December 21, 1854 ; no issue
of bonds inder t.hat, Act having been
previou lyh Ilade, and for Ile payplent, of
these bonds the faiti and credit of .le
State is pledged a nd Iho Comptroller.
General directed so to en dorso on thom.
It ftrther pledges the faith til(] credit, of
the Stato for the payment of $3,000,000
worth of bonds to he pail for the fullfill
inent, of contracts ; provided tile interest
shall not exceed 7 per ceiit., and(] further
provided that no part of Sich bonlds
shall be used unless Congress or private
capitalits furnish tlie monilloy ill exchange
for or oi LiM Seciuty of these boids.
All the properl.y of th( road ill Cleorgin,
Tennessee and South Carolina, is pledg.
ed by mortgge having priority of nl
future li.-ns f'or the paymen4llt of' these
Ioan s. TIhe lloarId of 1)hrect.ioni is to be
incereased to lfteen1, of whlomi the Go)v
ernor sha!!1 bo ex ofOic'> ai mlembIler. Thein
Govern.,r Is aulthorized to draw *20,000
iln bills receivable, fr'om the State, to
keep the road in workinig order.
The bill to aippoint aL commlissionl to
codify the Statutte iaws of the Stt wa.s
passed, w ith an amlendmlenlt. appointinlg
D). T. C'ort,iin, James M. RutIlanId and
\V. J. Wh.Iipper, (ilegro), as commiis
Nothaig of importance was dono in
t,his body. The attention of the mom11
bers was principally devoted to thie con
sideration of a communication spread
before them by the President to whom
it. was ,addrcssed, recording t he fact that
a Republican Counfy Convention, .of
Barnwell, ha~d requested Senat,or Leslie
to resign his seat, as hiis speeclies and
actions indicated that he no longer rep.
roser,ted tIle party whlich hlad placed him
mi power. Tile reading* of tIle paper
lhad been concluded, Mdr. Leslia adldress,
ed the .Stsnatoe in his uisual vigorotns
style, hewinig that the County Congen.
tion referred to. was composed of fifteen
tI)dn,'eleven, of w homn were negroes, who
'coald Iloitheor read nor write, and etbe
reOLt mitiiWhti0mina :VIhom ~ii hebad
rict.ually sayped frotm disgrado an stto-~
RandoIlih Senator from thim~IIrt die.
trlet, mnade sever'll 4'rorIe to launch'it
onie ofhI 'flts of bliokgua/idist.n,'14nt
Ovpn atV80 of his own golot orid prty
tha lha;renryhe ts eft4'o
WhL hbf ntftati 'tio CoI'eil Qn
rdplistr o6 o, bt Id e
heard in any par-t of t 'S6ie h a
bor1 "the's' a lie, why do yo spk
Coghfati, deo theo m iw1iQ4r e
the id'ft ftha, hois almnot h gd4 >as.a
si1ebtailoeoIored' Senaflde Indigunant.ly
r'epel--Atf.Cti'pted to thIro* airt at IJslie,
butt was brought to order before he bath
said twent.y wrds.
- The papers were fmially Jad on tl
DAMIEn AlINAU.-The Presidential ile
I ion is still two mlonths off, yet tllad lI.iica
1)f the (reat WVemt, says tho ioltilond Dli
10a11ch, la%VQ Itanly IisCoYerd aI not
schemlie colle cteI by tihe "1rel)(44" of R4.
Ilucky for giving tihe lect oral vote of ev
of lilt, :tales of' Ohio, Iudiall and 1ll1ioi
to Seymour and lilair. A Lomisville corre,
pond1enlt of the Ciincinikati (s'aze//e is eut
tIed to the oredit of having made public Ii
meanus whereby the:.-o nirepentant "rebeln
hope to teconstruct the Administration i
WashingtI1. "1Ont of their major'
U0.000 in Kentuky," says this iite
"they canl very well spare 10,000 vctes ft
each one of Ihose Stae;, and ir tho mat,
nor of conlictiling the olections (hero ar
as loose as we are informed the last. electIo
was here, we hve no doubt that the imput
in ioll nf vot ers in large numbers across III
line will be attempted, to carry those Stinft
for Seyinotir ild Blair. They say th
m0,o0 voles will carry any otie of ahis
States ; and who, 'knowing the, slufl the
are mate of,' will doubt 1hat they will st
ply halt nimber if they can be procirel
We counsel the ladical ofilce-holders not
lie too colifident of Urant's election. IL I
plain that as there ire ninety I houti
votes to spare in Ketntucky, the Delocron
ent send tw enly tholusand, ilistad t :'
to each .f lite States thtnateneit wiitli i
ter iblO irlrutidion, and0 st ill have left in i1
ucky i majority of thirty tlousal.
il does ily san() man believe this enek
llid-blill story ? W ) advise tihe Democrat
of tihe thireo States in tiuestion to be watch
fiil and active. The m1canlliig of Ihe it.rtt.
correspolidell 1in:y be 11hat as tile 1adir
voters of Kentucky cinnnot possibly ni
1rnnt by their votes at home, they jiltell
to cross Ilit river nud pti them fito Ih
hallit boxes of Ohio, Intiana and Illinoi,
The ladicals will alwnys bear watching.
1o t0ick is so Ie:ni that they Will inot Isot
to it: Ito game so disgraceful that they W11
niot play at.
'l l:osrc'r iU nI-i;M-O.-TIe WYash1
itiglon correspondent. of I lie Balt i tiMoSe St&
ulnder date ol' August 31, writes as follows
The news received hero from tle Wes
by letters to lie Cotigressionall Detierili
Executive Committee, and to private itili
vidurls, confirms ite Shiltiments made i
lettens last week that lhe ctiuse of Seyiou
kild Ililair is gaining steadily. At lottet
ccei ved tis afternoo froDA I prolminln
)olitician inl Northern hlltnois, VIo is full
versedin tle politics ofthat State, .-:iy
bhat the )emnet-racy are backing Iihelir asse
Aions withII deeds, and are Wi w -ring (101l
hat they will carry tlie Congressiionail hi
ricts now represetilod by Mes,4rs. Itatum
Aullon, Blaker and lIlard wig, i also lb
state, while they ot-reven bets on Chicag<
%nd Cook County,
Another let er received here frota Chiea
.o, says that if Plinsylvanlia and Itdiiti
rote for the D0emocrats in October, lilinoi
ill be carried Iy 30,000.
AN Ioi-rg Kii.i.s A C1t11.n -A Tippal
onlity (0is.) shiool-teacher writes to tlh
itnoina /)emocrat as lollows:
'"A sal omially occurred tt. my school I
ew days ago. Tho eagles have betn verj
roublesomo in the neighborhood for somi
imo past, carrying off pigs, lambs, &c. N
anC thought. that they would ittompt, t
irey upon children ; bit. on Thursday, a
-ecoss, tlie little boys were ont. iomle dim
ance from thle hiouse, plaiying timrblles
whthe lir sport, was dia trb.-i by a laurg
agle swooping down anid picoking up lit tI
Jeminle Kenniey, i boy of eight years, ant
flying away with him, io The chlilron crie<
at.t; and when I got out of t ho house tlt
saglo was so high that I could just hoar thb
yhild screaming. The alarm was given, lIl
rrom screamting and1( shouting in the alb
ko., die eagle was Induced to drop his vio
lim; h ut his talons had boon buredt 'In him
uo deeply, and ther full was so groMt, that ,h
was killed:. or either would htave boon fai
Senatpr Doolit.tle, In a speoh lie m)ade a
niilwuio, on the 8d Inst., said that betl
3rant and Shierman two years and a hal
igo, authorized hIm to warn the people a
Wisconsin agait the conseq,eeae of re
sonstruet ion. They t hen predictedi thli
mothing but a standing army could proven
sivil war under exIsting cirouimstances.
The Pneasures whichb they authorized Sena
for Doolittle to warn his people ngainst a
aalculated to produce clvii war, Gjen. (Gran
Is now pledged to support, and yet there I
so evtdence that these measure's, if porsit
d in, will not produce clvii aw~' Sihbt
man, with shifting dpllhons, isot- tje in
to be oleole .e .reient, a, ,tVset.ryin
# 7i s(tedtnd ( flo(oog i poptilat ion (
thi Ujitd1Mbs are raisitig a itund ror th
pureitaskot a fu6vrostead for Goneral for
991Vse, in toen of' tihir -appreciation
Isl5 resistance to1.he prosoript ion-of foroigi
ers by tho "iKhnnjNolthing"i party, Ti
r,ohoglanated North, - and-there sSotc
to be nod-bubt of Its seecese, About or
Ihsosand 4ollars will be raised in Riohineti
ht stt#ef/ono to fo- dollarse I6 -la int ei
6d(o praobase a lIome, stock it,- Well ti
VurruihMtiegantly Int .ver'y respet, at
sete thorol gentioman Oolbftottably for 41
italanoe'$ bie days,
a ry ya, Assa TuMan... Jam
who for a number of yea
~ls~ th o. of Master ipBquity f
Charioutonblstrict, died InAurmm#rille,
the 20th altimo. Hie was a native
Charleston, and was abous Otty years
I lCOURAU I Ni . - -.11 wotIbl Meeti as; if Grete
ley was delerminled to scare tihe Iadicals
into Convulsions. Only a few weeks ago,
s.ayR file IticlljltId /j.1pate/j, he camo ou( inl
aa article which dreadfully alarmed them ,
and we tihought it wonl-I probably le hik
hitlst appeal to their tear.. lut le is ngnin at
work upon hI hm. IThey nust Ile r1e'Wd
not only to a sense of the i inportanae of I hI
imliending electoio, bill, to a conviction of
the fte I hat. nothing butl hard work will !lc
eitro the election of GIrant. Of tho.ie who
sty that, Urart entinot, be be fon by Svy
mourl, Ureeley Snys:
"If we di not nirea,'the signs, they
are likely to have their confidenee rtidely
shocked within file next six weeks. V 'or,
while the friendl of teneral Urant are
tibundantly able to seenre Iiis election by
proper effort, it is ia grnve mistike to itill
glite Ihat lie can or' will ie eleeed withoit
T ii. is one ity of aickoledging tia
there is some probalility tha2t. the Deno
I ras cra iill iucceed at the Oelober electios.
c Again, Oreeley says :
"But let hinm [iGalnt] Poll ever 8o many,
lie will, lievertheless, be defaitVd by mion
stirous frauds, unlesni there lie scasonably
e000ted a thorough organization of his stil.
"We speak ft ankly ; for the cris's is very
grave, alIl like nlecessity fiUli it-ioll irgent.
We canl emrlainly elect (Irant and1t Colfax if
we Cn keep dowl illegal voting 0thr41ougliolit
hie I'nion to one per cenI. of the total; we
shall be henten il it shall be sw-.-letd to tive
Sper eent. or over. "
'leli-se coIfessions of' d:ntg'e lo t lie Iltadi
i'nl faction are lite mosli hopefil signs of'
the tie'; 1li1tt we lve Seen. Of course tle
pretelne tlint the 0tiimocrats will reiort to
Cr'auil is a hypocritien:l way ot' aceouti t1ing
filr. rensonable ftars of def*eat For it R1nto;
cal to lalk of lite framls o raseality of' tiny
othe' th11an hiS UWn Wi rrp)t lity is ile
height of' iilputlence.
We consi-ler reeley'i almi as a good
offiset to tihe result inl Vermont .
A lit;t'UitICAN FiziU AT lExIsNTox C.
II.-On Saturiray last, says a corrospon.
dlent of' lie 4'ri.X, the 1001 ,10moer10 Of
exinigt on expeeled to be iterly d1emuiolish.
e,l. Ureat. preimrations were tiile, diltin
guishied spe:kers 11i,iouticed, atil 1q):!Ierm
ill over file District, was expt-'led to liing
out tle crowd. Well, tle liio cante, !tl
so illd Sawyer, atid tIobertson, tind Chail.
4 berlain, antid loozor-and they all miaile
speeches to tlefii,fuI11'1.
'The etowd Consisted ' 130 in line, all
.014h-mnti and boy1---101 Ihirkies. They
1il their lags nitild tint: , nall their
druns. A few faithful vies were also
presellt, 1Ait. they were so sarce t hat even
Sawyer ilqlulired whIr. they Were, and de
Clared th1at, there were not., 0notugh to com-t.
1 pose a corporal'i; gitard.
Anil now, we aro able to breathe free
Agnin, for the tling has com Intil gone and
no one lurt except, lie radicals -for one of
their friends, at, least, who was at th tie moet.
ing said fihat lie had hicard etottgh to satis.
fy him that raildicalism wolil tnot do. 'I'ls
is indicationt of raldica fizzling 01hroughout.
Ite State. Georgia has hiken tite lWita, but
South Caroliiha will follow.
SouI-1s YOUNO Mis.--The New Or
lans Pirtuyunc aildresses Itself to tle young
men of thle Bonthl, andiC mentions lmstantoos
a whtero they hlave risen to the dema~ds .of'
thteir posit in, and taker -hold in real ent'.
n :est of' te dutties of life. It, says, with
tr'uthftulness and force:
s The y'ountg menll of the SothI are thei pres
1 ontt stay and future hope. T1htose who, at.
I he timte theo war br'oko out, were it mi-life
,or later, are now rapidly passing off' thte
.stage. Thle terriblo. trials of thtat, great
1 struggle, and still more, the wearying and
3 diabtoart ening toils, wIth poor remneratlion,
'whlich hatve sucbeeded it, and the politicaui
compilcations which have accotmpanled t heo,
t. hnoveoshortened the lives of thle secondi gento.
t rat ion of' thle nIDoteenth century at least a
Unider thlesoeloroutmstances it ts.oonos.
-more and more the dttty of ourgi g~a~uon
t to brace themtsehves up toth t eso.eIer
L- day and of' thieir genergio'r .o .utjny tIho
place of fathIer sand of' oldor 1br6tltd' to
seize the hiritdto,6't lio pldw nd tho tool of
a lbse ad,t6'4qiesowfflly and pr'aotioo
tuset o io' study their duty to thoir raco,
B tlht'Uggd thetuselves, and to manful.
1yfo vI lt4toregenerationof theirSftato
ntt PosItr oW eBStoristn NioCur,
t,cn.--The Star of Tihursday evening says
there nto longer remains any doutbt, as to te
position of Secretary biloCullook on thte
Presidential quesulti. In conivorsaiiti with.
a prominent ofiolal a few days ago hte said
-tha~t he could no lon'gev htesit ato us .to what,
cottvse 1o pursute,-but, should glfe h'Is sup
a'peti nd whatever ofet 'paronage he
the same time he donouincedin strong ters
Ihe Alnanoit plank in the Doemeoratio plat.
d foymo, and said if it *as Oarrieod out It would
d. oortaiy, bring Ainancial disaster to the
,country. , 'hoe only olbjeotjonable plank in
the Repubicat; pipt fortm was that ,relating
to reoptnstrucgion, but. as tis was paa
ii liount at the present time to eoerythipg
a* else, he prefe'rred selitlng himse.1f with the'
31' Deinooratio party with i4s badAfinancial pe.
in Roy to ghving hIs support to a party which
of Imposed molt cnditions on the Souttharn
of Stlates as was done by the Republicans ini
t.heir renntruotlon rnmanres.
lonen.' E. LRa..-A correspandent. of (he
Cleavelaild Lcaler, writing A'rom Lexington,
Virgiiia, says: 11n the shady street. of
Lexington. Itoert E0. Lee is seldoin seen
but on a Sunday, when, with his life long
1un11nality, lhe goes to church andl 1nAke3
i lie protioptest response., lie is tie most
reinak,ble man In many senses I have ever
loakq4 iiponj. Ivquiry amontg thwi ex-Con
leelorite olicors critobles iy sutperittitions
about all tut him. My theory of tle in
11-x ihle lliavi:s has been dial tirbed ;. in his
all..iflicienlt stend I amn showil a q1urul'ons,
obstinate man, mnurnatring tia, (lie people
detunaided soino of his prerogatives to bo
transferred. in place of .lacksonl, the in
vnhIorable soldier, I soe a dull Presbyterian
d1ocoon talking to himself as h.o marches.---.
For .l. I. B. Stewart I see a olrous O,ider at
a fandatngo. Fork iwell I remark a gibber
ing old gent loitman, tiothing out. of k1hifor-11.
I read Ea.rly's book and bltsh t a ever
IhelieVCd in hiin 1ht Lee is 11the in1iutablo
espect abim it , i t ia dispr6ve, di
minish nor despise. Striking out of sight
his originail treachery, lie is (lie most. per.
fee(t union o' itianniiters, honors, morals, pru
dences, that I have cvor studied.
Here at Lexington lie seldom inentions
the war. IL is history elsewhero, silence to
him. Illis alministration of this College is;
a mijoro perfect suecos, if possible, ':ann his
handling of' an army. lie takes ti person
al hond of very liany of (le stid cts (hat
it' (ley ever become able they will pay for
their tuillion. Ills life Is in his acts, not in
hip character. And yet,, with all tils own
eid, (here is no mat I dislike more in thlu)
S.utli in (lie light of Republicanism and 1tao
Ailerican fiuture. In lint strange oarrlage,
1aa4tlowed grey hair, nal Coaposed face that
is ever beautiful now, licro is no confessioti
of sytmpithy with (lie Doiocratio alms, n1
Anerican saliences of charaoter-a sulv
ject't content only in the church and Ate.
State, taut a citizen's eqtIial aspiration and
(oon PRosVErC-S or -rn. CtrAAtA.- \
Oriespaondent writing from New York to the
Bosto l'ot says :
"Tl prospects of victory are improving
dahily. A lvices fron ihe interior, where all
the Itepublicanas strength lies, reproscnt,
i ter apathy ailmg la iattpposed supporters
of, (inernd Graitt., aind constantly-Inerons.
ing enti:aitism in aho ranks or Domnooracy.
lii as New York is nbsolutoly certain for
Seyntoir and ilair, it Is not worth while to
dwell oi (lie situation hero. eanneylvania
and the large States of (lie West claillonge
amoure attention, and it is of these (hat men
speak when discussing the0 prospoo(s. Penn
sylvaia and Ohio are confidently oounled
for Seymour, though t lie contest Is likely to
he prettly oloso, and reports from States
firthle West give choering accounts of the
prospect there. Indiina, Wisconsin, and
Maissouri are reckoned on tle Donocratto
sido by comfortable nnjoritis, and late ad
vices from Illinois give ground for strong
hope that .ey -nour will carry tiat Stato toe.
New Jersey is as sound as (lie dollars wo
had in tle DenoorAtlo times; Connecotiut
ditto ; Maryland Is save for thirty or for,y
thousand; and Kentuoky will give-a Demo.
cratic iijority whliclfi .i'fistributedpd ora
amon0ag the Ratdioal Staos 8j iho West,wiqld
give every one of them to tie Democracy.
California, too, Is belovQd to be 'all right;
anid tiero Is smo hope for buth Maino and
Now lbmpshAiro So t.ho sky looks bright
all around, and t.he coiidenco of. (lie D)emo4
ornocy hiasa broad antd substantial basis."1
Po1ro , r,(O Pnoa o-rs.-~.The Republionns
keep a noisy "lgamie of brag." That is na
tural. It nakoat more noise to heaana cep
y vessel thiana a full one. They are making
just such a campaign as (lacy amadeiln 1850,
except in having a far inferior cnndiqate:;
for even lhen Fremont had forgotten 'hanro
than (Graint lasa over learned, and Fremtont
even now is not an Admirable (Irichaton by
any maeans. The reports from biniao idi
onto thant Ohils game. ylil soon como to an
end ;, for the RadIcal muajority In the Pinae
.'Ve St lte will be further reduced a$i'hut
6,000, if naot entIrely *iped out. :INeo~,
every day Itdpublicon merchants -'who hmave
jast.re(ur'ned fromi t,boir acoustomed bojetyna
Inathe country, and theiy.unifout report.
laf..8eympQur Is gnlp7g g!ougd rQi#
anti fha. "its going to bo a close fght 6
bion 3. B:ansB.g!!ghteensloro pf
sons, hbioluding (wo ss6hiefa whs woronea&
educerned ih theo late *Ibt'taod firinig on' th<
oheord :troopa. .onE bt'e 2Odabahsi, were
brought from.Deauf4rt and assig,d quar
ters in the-jail, 'the meon were of all sIzes,
shades and oonditlons of 61lothing, and the
whole party would have done honor to the
ragged tagImaat of a negro Falstaff. They
'were guarded by a squmad of whIte 'soldiers,
and turned over to the; civil nathoritios*Ys
"edisen phiseoers" Theoy will hiavo'antp'
portunity of (astijag some of (ha deete of
eiy jife in the ,rest end 4yotel, whaich 4hi
theI; heoadquarters .for a seaso. h -~
prompt actien' cif the pilItary in b~ ~~a
has ptnb)(bhjtpovontedl r1ny fizrhr i
break0 inhe-*Cotabahaeootmop e PA,'ua
Theo Poitt Crop In Connetiot 4 hebulp
seriotuly lnjuredl by a worm, pat1nag not *
tiho bottom, biut at (lie top of %ho glinrt.
The tokin, about an intch long, 'a~h it y
Inuto 11(4 vino just above one of;th)6imasta
heaves, and when onoo in thie vihfi, e&ts its
way up and down itill nothing i le lft,but
the outside, the whole heart and pith havIng
been consumed, Of oourse, the top of the
vine dios, and tho tuber must atop grow ing.