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WE ARE OOMING FAT11EA SEY
we ar, coming. Fathier meymouir, wo are
uoiing rin tatahe WtYt;
We Iavo thored fromn he 0i1hirre plains,
the karave-t. 111'A the bIest,
TO bli aloft (Ite s,arry flag, the ciion ot'
'Vho stfnilard of that legion host, the sons
We are coming, iatlor Seymour, We are
coming frot the East;
We havo killed the fatted ouifrto make ready
for the feast ;
At which the suns -from all the States 'an I
congregato ani sing,
Aud laugh anId Ahout thoSO wil4 lut.Z,a that,
make the wolkin ring.
We are comning, Father SOy1nour, we are
coininig from the North ;
We are gathoring in our legions, to drive
the traitors Voilh,
Vrom overy nook and oorner, of every rank
And placo anew in every po,t, the statesmen
of the nation.
WVo avo comming, Father Seymour, we ar'
coming froun the Sunth;
To hall gahi our natal Iflg, the glory of
The flag onr gran(sirea swore by, beatur's
hope ani pride;
The one he bore with heroln,onl Overy sea
We are comitng, Father Beynour, we are
cning amt a band,
'That ownia a cominon hertago, in this free
and happy lad ; .
We had one foster mothe--the fWirest and
We own one father only-"Cinolunatus of
As such wo are cominig, 0 1hieftair,, the fOes
1he frientls of law anl order, an.1 the glor.
ous Const int ion,
Which is by ight our polar star, by daty a
glowing sin ;
0, keep it, guard it sacredly, that boon of
PROC 1 'INCS
SOUT1 CAROLINA 1ECISLAruL
4O LS N1"0 1F F P'1 IS N NT' A 'TI V I'S,
TIVil"It-y iatrodulced n hill to vstablisi
a Bureaui of A grturlm Statis.es, fo
the oneauragelmenti, of ind(bustrial ftto"
rrises and to invite capital to Sott.I
Bosemlian offered a resoAtiot to an
point It jiilt cCmm111ittee olfthu 8-na la an
I tolum, of Iepre.t44-1fative.,S to Irovile CoI
t.he pituliation ofi the Aek atl resoli,
1.ion; in m -neh :1 nw :a of ath4e S.at a
may bk dbomled un-ck--:11Y, an1d aloit
pauniplof form11. No.fCrred 1t. llhe Com
Denims offell'd a r'solitiont provildm
that all statuites ntow ill foro in hi
stat.o in releroenca to t Ii(,tlcens of ill
Hitranev companis, shall apply to a
foreignt Com1panie nalso, fanld *that. the It
turnts of stich compatis siih tina
ualllIly, inast.'ad of aetni-annually, a
hereto(ore, the Ies remaining thm1e stame
Referred to tho Coammittce oi incivor-pol
The bill to org:Ilize a connaiIiot
cdily the .,tt: laws, was recomltiL
tdl, it. being evident that, the I folis
vould t ag re to ikts:a , as lot
I%.- 1he lialiv (if (lte nitgro W hipp)ler. w\.1
)it it a'; otek fd th- om mis iones. 1. I
probable that, t.he Sa.te bil hin refa
a-tco to tis a ttea will lbe agreed-t ont.
i t gi ve' thao apotinatmentat ot thett conutni:
sioneras to the Governor.r
Thea Uhmat 1tidige Railr'oas1 bill wr
made tho .special order for Wednte:
Thr resignationt of J. M. Rtland, a
Seator fromt Fairfield, was read an
The0 House bill to re-orgnizo L.11
Veniteantiatry wvas Iaid oat theo table.
eabstitutto, giavinug the apptoiatntmnt a
An atmusucssfual effot, was ado tl i
aitaike fromi theC calenadar all piaVato an a
othter bils ntot :abs'ohattly taecessar a'3
be passed at thais seatsiont.
VTe accotunt of P. F". l"razee, ft
$20.50, for' drapig thae Sente a
mou6arnintg oan thto occasion of the dent
of Thtad. Stevens, was ordered to lk
. *(orbqitntroduacedi a btll to suappret
that ini thd but 9# the o'verator fimt
3ng it itmtiossiblo to"exeouto thec laws b
rogulara judacini proceedings, by a'easo
of any combinnatioa or intsurrecti, l
-tmay call out theo amilit,ia, seise iho tok
gr'aph lintes anld railroads, aand all thel
shtops, omces, &ac., make them part<
rr.ilitary es tablishament and subject t
mtilitary regualationse ; stuspenid the writ<
habeias COrpus, anid wvhen so suspende.
thoro shall be power' to compel theo mili
tar'y commander, who may have a prit
ener in qharge, to produace him.
The luill to authorige the sale of th
Columbia Canal ivas passed.
-Tho bill to enable the Ohathanm Rai
road to extend its line to Columbia wvs
made thle spcial order for 1 o'cloc
to morrow. 'The bill wvill unadoubtedh
The tatx bill was read antotheor tim
and.ordered to-be enrolled for ratifica
Th'io Senate then adjouarned.
FIF"TY-X10 HITH DiAr.
HO0USE~ OF REPRESENTATIVJ.E
Tlhae followmg bills were eacha read
tirtd time anad passed:
A ball to . axtend the time withat
wicha certain Couy onlieors may 'uali
A bil to amnend an Act entitied "am
Act to ?athor a Wo4 . 4 rodeemn tht
obligations krio*f6 atsbi)lstoeoivable o
tha~ State of Sduilh COgolfuta,'
Notice w'as effe1 if a bill to provisio a
lien onl buildinags anad liindu to pairtiet
iitrmshmg muatepAls tihercona.
*The rest of' the (lay' A y as onsmed in~
theo discussiotn of the fast two sea)ans ofI
thte bill to aid the 1Rh,n Rig Rai.ro.d
thoopposition to it origina'ti with and
being sustained by Dr. J. L. Neogl,
te omptroller-GeOraf feeStatv,
who)- as a-mebnher '0A the 1ouse, con
tCs? ed its paa;.qige, blq,.Akuse hc thlogtlit'it t
would impiri. the lie eit o' South Caro- i
linit. Mi., o rgnwilts on this poin)t were i
not. only ii pwruct conistunnce vith his (
welAl-lknmw igloran lce a(d pretensions; I
to financiering ability, but also gave rise t
to sich a wvell-gruunded 6uspiioin of his E
pains having been greased by iterest- I
ed parties, that, the negro Elliott having
propounded to him the inquiry whethor
or not ho desired the bill to be killed I
because lie wisled the route of the road <
to pass through Spartanburg, and having i
received from the 'nAincial light a nega- I
tiv e reply, answered, v.dth gro,it equan
mnity, that to felt obliged to doubt his i
wor d. This created a sensation, and i
Elliott was called to order by the Chair. i
Subseuiently, he expressed regret that i
his foelings had betrayed him into mak. 1
ing ich a remark, out he was bound in
honor to say that lie did then and still
The0 opposition to the bill is well un.
derstood to be superficial, and vill couse
- The bill to enambl, the Chathatm Rail
load to extend its route to Coitmbia
was inl the third timo and sent to thu
I lotulO of IRopresentaLiv eR.
Tire bill to aid the Bluo Ridge Rail.
road (the particulars of' whi-hi have
herotofore boon publishud) was pas:ed
Tho bill to establish a Board of land
Comm tissiooers was referred to a special
Committee, consisting of Whittemore,
Vorbit, Ic9e, Randolph and Nash.
A. hill to provide for the appoint.
ment of emporary inagistrates was piss.
hIIe Speaker of the Hnso appeear-.
ed in tho teia0. C hallitih l a id itssi:st
Cd in the ratfication I t he f'llowhpt
A n Act to fix tin- oflcil bond:;ofccr
tain i ittnty .f.itli 4,'".
A l1i A ,, t.o illu rlmile al. e'e tt
1f. e tIlid
Tho rest. 4of i t: 4I;t y INw ' ro tll111 l
the dinwien of the 1111 to olrganlizv tl
Sli cl ill! CollirI, 111d, w ilhollf, colcit'l .
ii.g IL CoisiderA1t1i1, the Se ate alour-n.
V ) U SE N,lW1?' PI 'klPIS14' N T AT I V IS
Thie billI to regilato t.10 practice of
atltorneIy') at law, w%-a.4 road i socomnl
timle:111. pa1ed,al tho DllmocraLi vot
og in the n ative, on oi - g inill tI;t
die SeL01.d -vtioi, whi":1. -:'Ililil thoSe
whl :o l w inl 1-ractice to 1:kv (the Wath
prlcihed b y u.ihoi CaL luo of II.)~ 1)ls,
Wa-,ie 1'c l tlilIi 11:11.tfes atr lti~g I'
Thu. hill t, pun1I.Ah .!: p\rVnIwo :11.
(e-m t to hI h I)I-0O tll nder thl authorVIi.Y
of hed t. e l'rovioal (overnment was
Pav4"sed.it,ti. tovI lehill l at i l porsonls
(1,over-11ient whIo 11naY attemlpt 1.1 hobd
01liCe Or draI w 11,1y ol* Iee.- aftoer ben W r
Ioved by\ thev lillhtary alli.horitY, M or h.
ing supvercvedc'!, "Ihall bo finlvd niot. L.1IN
th1anl $100t, or ie 1iipi.,one at hard
habor in t.he penitentiary for a pilotl )ot
lems than twehe montis.
Thw MIHitary 1,'11mm1ittee., l Nvwhom wvas,
trvrel a rssoll , aOin thys sine,., ,,
ifili.titei t f'-11,1* Wn 10t t 11 liher I Siittlh
i't r .i l l-r or 1amou t of :li1ti to i -
litll ee at Il e illhsst:l)in of tillh i o or
repliol< ver Si iteoricalry, win ic i wal . net
thpiniment of Rev Sienator Curt toitrlhy
* lion.:nl pulanSae xenhe 'im
m~it-ee ll nllh Ig to: chat /-, uereno, at /
apltbe oni't ieiof aistte :eled car-e
th iee i ' owe. b hehre bii n
pie.ia inth coniscsin of thre hil )odor
ganiztboadhe itpi-emot Corfo hches i)
ihld. insei itnhe amearentispemitin
he seat cs o the asupnrm, Couit t ialef
eteande tion oth ies beyon thee
tion. eigolyncssr o ej
4 the bnr. .Irn tay-ronsts o
K tri.heostci of teaxl on-wrc carr- h
Yo re ront,b thic shorsesg tn.
r weel, fortern t i di'mete and theix
o hfet whihoad,1 with thar fororesto
r hold Fr them c axch Ar suspeldeda
x tenydfor b5othsids bynd t he
t heear ni egly netesrd y ha rops
- A thanced. iron ilstas efomedx
irutieofntht axnes carre ov'erl the
th orter is erony, ahc prs theonn
a sent, forsthepso who BdriAt, hoe
u ho wich isno a it xtho grains
-eaer a it cago tpnt mc sevaler
rsac lnthan a, coh loA sucossful tian
Io rismatiocn with oalgnte ryng
,they pae entireportnedttordb haeprness
-d Ahistapno of rantmle as ollo me
1u a tw n-gh midntes, Tuheiwoan o
thow hon. israny, fro the tape o an
headtosth p laro. fo. u
OFapt.-Capnto, evidenc btn, wbo
IN the war,tnow an exrecive grin
doalorn gln citagon Ispent roea wonks
to fetn ri, otlokgo and . ornes
givngveryio Wheverl genitooen-o
ocrati prosac s itportedit ano Ioxpires.
oJ)reis. opiionlf conrant fbewsg
shlld nll suppot himtl forPrsidn
-tleO Ca ini it. Dinon' oionsa shoul b
rcrtic proses in Idianai. 4Inuk
exp eses him el cnfden o bin
Tebo Lojal lo'gao,
Ti he subjoined. extracts from the ritual
4f the ',Union League of A merica'" is
ransforred, verbatim et literatim, fron a
aMtered. original, which, after SCeing
aIlch hal.d service in the States of [,ott.
siina and Mississippi, fell Into Itho lianids
I one of the 1/cruld correspondents in
hat section of the country. Its aut.hen.
icity is attegteA by the certificate and
igatures of "J. M. Edmunds, President
4ational Council Union League of
m Ilerica," and "Theodore F. Stokes.
tecording Secretary." It is all stupid
losl, of courso ; Uut the fact that this
organimtion numbers from ten t) fifty
housad negro members i:n every
southern State, each of wlom is CoI
elled to contribute fifty eenIs a wee
wo dollars at monMi -- of hi,s hai:rd-earlned
nioncy to sustain the peripatelic emis.
nris (if the Leago, r(ideis it at least
is wicked as it is powerfil. Th'le fFur
nula of iniation would seei to be a
:lumsy burlestio oi Maonrv. The
>lly point in the whole thing lies in the
>ath that (he candidaLt "will vote only
or and n1o1n0 )uL t I hose w ho ad vocat to
mId support the great, priniciples of the
beague, to il any olice of honor. profit
3r trust-, in the 1-tate or geieral Goverii
inent." All the twaddle about edaim
Lion, tand the rest of it, i.. only o lilmeh
.haf' to cover up tht grain of coni. 1 y
the fancied teni of. ti, oath, and the
accompauyilg red fire and tim-foolery,
thousam1,1 o n1 a have been ;'olroII.
d ml their ulu t oral frachise and coll
pelled to voto for jm;l, 'uch vand-lidates as
the carpet-bangrs chose to ptit before
thm). l.. was the discovery of this idlen.
tical ritna! and the ul e th1 Dlem1ocrats
I Inde of it inl cola vinlmcing the negroes
1thAt tiC obligation th'% IM li aVeI Was
illgai and nlot bindiln"g 1pin' tIhem, which
camIaed t Stadt M1 NIssissippi aad ln
alled the Delmorats to defvat the pro
pomed Coliditalti>l with 110go votes.
'Iho followl1g ex q,t'w1t have beeaI mallde
faoam1 the rFtaII.
The offiv# IA of a coitied (0 (1.4, 1
b'. .\. are a h'ridenI.i , \' ick-l'reint,
St :ratal Narh,aNi1r.11, lrahIl, Seantinie aIld
The 1'. OceII1pis the pinlcipiAl Station0
inl the romll, \' 1'. ani;\ V. 1'. at. op).
posito (.1,1 and-t in lro.t of the P., at. I the
l,ft h1atu-l 4)1f11 th '., Soc. at rih, hand of
P., 1l. w\Itlin I Ile iner door, IS. withlinil
the otitor door, aid Chaplain at ti cen
itr of the rooi, on 1lie rigll.
The em1bhinUs are1 aan altal, I lov Bibh.,
Ik cIaration of Inldependenice, Conlstil i.
tioln of the it United Stat.e, flag of the
Uiliol, Censel of inc(nso, swoal, raVel,
hallot.-box aaii sickle, ihit tIe, allvil or
other'eml hemi ) o idlnsi ry.
'fhe fire of lirI o Lh . kinillel il
ie --nI- is oltant.1 b ,% d:ssinaua' ole
poi1d of*g1Im Ilyri h lial, gai".a ale.
lwl. S-illrate a spng. with, a Small
portionl of this Iin111141, la.ce 1l.is Spong19
inl al iiron vessel, and set it. on tire. A
littie chloride o st.roitia, in tie propor
tio ofl ol to eight of Lic above solt1ioa
:priilded oan th spolige, will clalg the
llamle to a teatiifial red. These are to
be foulli at luos1.t driw!"ists', or. if Ohwse
Canlnolt lie obtaiated, p tper or vand1v
a1my bo subtit.ted.
Th'le Presidvint. lemsilt,(16. C aI n
We,s one ra1P with Ie gavvl.
'lelo Marah1al then plaves tla( 1la.
aild lmiiilas ilpol the 11balr, tie books
beingdi p atil the swoI lyt I cro3s
thieam, i m whicha pbosit iln athey wili rinl
duariang the se3.iono t'.
Th'fe Miar-hind Laiet ainls if a av arme
aw~ail.inlg ina:at1ion into ouar I.boyal
1The Assistana Viel 'residen'at a1(com
pnanied by alaheN Marsadai, retilres to thea
anate rooaa, anad haavinag, ian diie form, ad4
amintistered thea pledlge Of secrecy to echl
and1( (every onae presenaat, maakes knw to)WIl1
thieam the objects of die Ilaue aand pro
pound1(s to e.ach thea re(quaisi e inte~ar
rogatories as provided ian the rit'
A fter detailiang the objects of the or
dler and1( pr'opounidiag at seiets of quaes.*
I ions, all of wichI beinag I)answered Itn tile
aflirmaative by thoase s eeking' admiaissiont
wit hini the ch:armed la rele of loyaltLv,
wvhen the priv~atIe siganal if gaiven, and a'd.
miitt:anen, inig obtaiied, the Vice-I aesi.
ent addresses the candauiates oat thec
trule princi pies of' popaular gove'rnmenlt ,
haberty, edulcat ion, plartisai strife 3ad thec
boon of freedlom), witndiang up by stat.ina
that the candidate is requtired t.o take a1
serious and binadin obl )1iga tionl. 1I the
candidate agrees, heo is peramittedi to alt
proach thc ahtar (aid the Chaplaina amakes
Thec prayer conachaded. thec rooma is
datkened anad the NalarsIlhl lhghts thc fare
of liberty, to burni durinag the adminias
tr'ation of tho obligation ; the mematbers
ato- then notified to join htands itn a circle
around the candidates and thaoaltar, and
thet President thean calls upon the canadi
date to plaice his heft hand on tle natiotn
adlflag and raise his right hand towards
Hfeaven and repeat after lhm the follow.
inag obligation :.
I, (each repeating his owvn name,)
with uplifted haud, in the presence of
God and thaese witnesses, do solomnly
swear, (or aiT)rm, if consuientionasiv op'
posed(.) without mnatal reservatIon mi
me of any) kinid, that I witll suapport, pro.
teet and( defend the Constitution tand
and GQvernment of thec Uanited States of
America, Oli and indvisrble, anad tilo
flag therfof, against,all enemnies, foreign
andi domestic; that will vote only for
and none but thoewo advocate' anad
suipport the great'pErinciplots set forthr by
this lacagio, to Ill I uay ofhlee of honor,
profit or trust, infta tate or General
Government; anad thtat- if over calledl to
fill anmy office I wil[ifaithfully carry out
theo principles set forth by this L.eaguo,
And further, that I will proteqt and do.
Penad all worthy moembors of .tho Union
League of America, and that I will
bover, in any mnannaer or fornm, divulgo
r make known to any person or persons
iot worthy membors of. this 'ganisa-.
ron, any of theo signs, pass-words, grips,
aroceedmags, designs, d ebateos or pl'rns of
lu-rany other Conncil of this organi
ato,unless whon enyaged in amit
amg nlw mma.ra, -Yi ..i.h -i' a .
hand on the Holy Bible, Declaration of
Independence and the Constitution. o
United 8tates of A terica, I acknowl
myself firmly bound and pledged ,o the
faithfil performance of thi.is amy solemn
obligation, so 111 m tiel God.
Rosponso by the Mcmbers---To this
we pledge ourselves.
Pres'idont,---G en tlem n, aron-d goi\
is a band -of brothers alike sacredly
pledged. This circle is never to be
broken by treachery.
Responso by the Members-Never.
Presden't-Brothers, will yoa en-.
large your circle to admit new mcm.
.-Responso by the MeIlbers-We
President -l>repare then for acces
sions to your ranks. The circle will
here be opened. and new inembers ad
President--Witli clasped and up
lifted hands> repett after me the free
m1AnIIs pledge : To defend and per
potuate freedoi, politicall Cquality
and an indivisible Union, I pledge
my life, my fortune and lily sacred
honor. So help ile God.
Dero fo6loNW a Iati1tW 'de -at the
dimoetionl of the U..
The members of' the connil will
n)ow be seated, anil the vandid-ites
will take their ilace before the ater.
The P,. will t hen deliver the charge,
Tlle oth whi i yoi l have fiken oi
your own free will and aceord eanno
be viotukl'l withvilt levi' ing the stin Oy
jrjury upon your soul. You have do.
elaIed thlAt under God, your first and
Ihighest allegiance is to ti Govorn
mi0nt of the United States of America
one and indivisible. You have take]
ai solemn oath of a.lleg.-innoo up<m(1 thie
Hloly Bible, Constitution and Decl
ration of 1ndelpen d eice lying within
the folds of the fing of the Union.
These coilain Ihe enduring reords ol
outr rights ild pa ivilegvs. The syll.
hols of indIstry which yot greet. 11por
the altar are io remi"d y"u (f the
great, purposes of omr od,Alld U4
I'Opresmnit. tlt h".1ou1dat Ion upon whiell
our inst it uti ion rests.
TYo strengtheln mail elevate this is tc
add to tiie granideiaur and durabiiity 0
the sh-tirulu we uphold.
The Bible c-ontainls man11's moral
code and principlas of religious faith.
The Declaration of Indoiepeidenice de.
clares as self-evident truths that all
moen are creat qi al, endowed by
thir Creator with inallinable right.,
to life, liberty .11aol pursuit of happi
ness. Tha Counsittion is an insru
iment reducing to pra'tice tie pe
cepts of tihe Del'-tration. It is liber
ly regulated by liaw.
The sword is ai weapon of defence
'and14 protet'i.n. Lastly, thie light
You behold buiilng u11p.m11 tle alar i.
iblematical of the Sacred firos ol
liberty. whi'hl l'le forover in ti
hearts and b reasts of' tlriu! patriot.a.
We caleullat'! the spirit, of penue a!
esseit ial to national h:".Iliiness ani
prospitrity, hut whenl forvigl foes tm
traimrouis hais attmpt to rob ts o
ouir national i"hWritance, Ict ion
gle:nming swords leap froil their rests
to guard tihe toem1ple of' oiu liberties.
The 31. instructs tle new mem0Iiber:
in tilhe sign,, &C. When these hav,
bevii pa Ite', tile 1'. 111ay1five aftshor,
h1i;t ory of thet orl"ginj plre;out eonldi
LiOin andt f'ult ure prlosplects oftd the orga i
za tion. lie shou11Ildimpreoss upon01 til<
It'itliters I lie I linpropr~ lity of'usili g tin
signIs, &c., ti'O of tell oi' carieiessly, as5 1
detratits from their valui ianzid lincreas~
Us thir' ebanuces of exp)osure. It i
eiijoined upon01 chI) oilicir Li) conuil
to memorlOly his part of the inlitiator'
Ally portion1 of the foregoing chiarg
may be omitted, at the dliseretion o
the P., and1 0111e1 flpiFprpiate word;
may be mtbstltuted.
'Tie counclil r'oom1 shoullld be attr'ac
Live by its emiiblems and( ornament;
aind the nleatness anld order whilel
muIlst prevail. It should be madetl inl
str'tec Itiv by 'tiretOnle., the d iscus
sions andt by a good suppllly of appr'o
prm'ite r'eadmg mfatteor. Should an,
persona beci.oi lme iebr whlo enunil
readl withl facility lie should at one<
be inlstruclted by some1 brlotheri wi
will volutri'ly unlder'take that duty
800 thaft this is (done. WVe must tihu
baniishi ignloranco from our councii.
facets ia y he ci rculat c'd:
'hmer'e is living it. t his canaty a mal
wlho has1 ill his [possessionl a littlo garl
about six or seven~ yearts of. age, b)11
ey'ed, radii r' sanidy hair, which wva
stoilen by a UiJaon soldier dutrinlg tihe Ias
y'ear of theO war, somewhiere in) theO South
lie brougi.t her Northl to tis Statec,an<
his wife diled, (lao not having any chii
dironi) the girl foll ito the ihantds of an1
oti:er personi, wvho wishca her propo
parenlts to hlave beir. Now, tils felfov
says lie got her wile 011 picket in Chat
tanooga, Tenn.; we arlo not iilcle t<
believe haim, as hIe tells .different stoths
Tile impression is 1he did not take tlin
cil to relieve laor fa'oam sne'rinlg, bu~
lie stole It froam hea' parentIs, wiho, per.
ihaps, tink tihoelhiltd deoad. iNow, sit
if you will give tis a pilaco in yoml
paper, it might be the mleansl of re'liov..
htig the hearts of somo good andI afrc.
tionate parents. 'The chlild is hero, a1iul
(don 1 know hlaer namue in ftill, only recoL.
lects tihat they called her Lucly Ann,
Slhe sr'id hecr 'pa wont off' withl a comnpa.
ny~ of' men who) had guIns. Her niar
was away from home with lIer, and she
was out pllaying, ~when a soidier picked
her up anId brought lher oft; promisingR
to take hecr back. I am ever ready and
wiliing to answer all inquiraes Ivlili
may be made.
- TnoM4t M. Cox,
[.2ew Orkcans (ireionI,
lHe that by the plow would Ihtrige,
Mut eithor''liold IimiI r d ,j-e.
Dreau Romarkably fulfilled,
Rev 1. W. Lewis, in his "Rotii,r.
oences of the War," now Iyeing publish
ed in the Texas Chiristian Adocate
relates the annexed remarkablo instance
as literahy true. The bottle referred to
was that of Prairie Grove, inl North
west Arkansas, fought December 7,
A curious fulfillment of a drean oc
curred at tho battlo under my own eye.
A uan by the name 'of Joe Williams
had told a dream to many of his fello%V.
soldiors, some of' whom had related it to
me months previous to'the occurrence
which I now relate : -
Ho leanod that ive rossed a ri'ver,
m1arcled over a mountiniii and camped
Uear a church located in a wood, near
which a torrible battle eiisuid, and in a
enarge, just as we crossed the ravine, ho
was shot in the breast. Oi the ever
memorable 7th of December, '62, as we
moved at, double,qitick to take our pace
'i the line of battle, then already ihotly
engared, we passed Prairie Grove
CIIIrchI, a small frame building belong
ing to the Cimb-vrland Presb\rterians
I was riding ol th itik Of t1 lecoU1
m1and, and opfposite to \\iliams, as
We 1ame in vieW of I Ito holls. "That
s tle church, colonel, I saw in my
d-ani," said Ie. 1 made no reply, and
never thought of the matter again until
in 'ile eveningp,, we had brolfen the ene
'i ue an"! wele in full pursuit, when
he emine upon a dry ravino in the wood,
and W illim111s said : "Just on t.l10 other
side of tho hollow L was ehot in my
dream, aid I will stick n.y hat under
my shirt." Suiting tle action to the
word ts Ie ran I,long, lie doubled it up
and cr,mmed it in his bosom-scarcely
had he a listed it before a mihnie ball
kiocked h111n out of tle line. Jumping
ip quickly, he ImIled out his hat, waved
it. over his head, and shoued, "I'm all
- lue ball id gone through
iur thicknuieues ot I: hal, riaised t black
Spot about ie siZe-of a man's hand just
Over hIs heart, aid dropped into Iis
\OmNDi-1I. .A uV (r A Do(J.-A
fo v nights ago Mr. villiams, lwho rv
sitevs u\ vs[ (A Sprinlgfield, let a neighbo-,
Mt!; 1'oltl, have I'.ho use, of, his dlog to
ia,ssist andt pr(Avel. l111m from thle Chicken
thieves. Onl the same night a burglar
entered tLie slable of Mr. Willams and
stole therefrom a young bay mare, and
was riding along th0 road past. Pettit,'s
ho1use, when the dog col mmeniced bark
in, and, breaking"Ilhe chain, bounded
over tihe fence and d-ahed after the
horseman at fnll speed. '11h0 Clbase con
tliie.i for four IoIurs, wIhen the
liorstmnati stumbled and fell. Tli dog
rushed up, aiid i in mIed iately attacked,
it. is s1uIosed tihe daring thi'-f, who fired
two shotsat the animal, but. missed him
13 n0 mrks were fouid uion him.
the'ht orhe dog closed i' upon the
thief, or wheIler the thie look to his
Io1es across t.he country,nhas not, been de
t; ely as~crai iined, but. the dog caught
hold of' the bridle lines in hiis month, anld
IId -.he horse back three miles, wihere Ie
was met by Mlr. 'ettit, and his mam,w10ho
wvrc nrotusd.l bY h furious soliuds. and
were following in tle dinecon\!J whither
they w(nt. A l r. 'ettit imimediately
rcogIized what lnd liippend. ''he
whole frour--the two men, lmr, and
ho''--r'tete to Mr. Williiamls's,
- whomn thiey foimud fast aslkep, altogetheur
ignuoraint of wlmhut hai t akenu lae.
"Ioo i.."--Not iia ny miiles from Ailoaum
Pleasant, t he "'Athens of Iowa," a young
lady recenitly enwiged to teach tI
Summer school Before she commenc'
ed, tIe director' of the distr'ict lianided
her the following rules, which lie inform
'ed her she wvoumld be reqmired to enforce
mn the gov'erunment of her school. She
imatte a vebti oy and thinks it.
wort.hy pulishing for the benefit of
Iother school boards:
Going uito thuewager.
Going into anybody's inelosure with,~
out consent of owner.
winikinu at the skule mistress,
saymng yout'r bette r thman a nigger.
pmilinm of hair dulrin books.
crourtin in skool.
writ in love pistols in skool,
av nouore I.ha one pupil must go out
Sat a time unless for wood and water.
No krakini nuts unless dried.
It is,supposed that the author of these
a ' rools" is a graduhate of one of the nu
a mnerous "[uistito'oshiuns flrigi
t Pleasant." krIgi t
A M anyLA wo DEMIOUA-.--..Colon)
. 1 cholsn recently said in a speech:
.".Woll, if I am not an umnconditionial
rtUnion man, nor a patriot, nor a loya!
man, wvhat umn I? I am a rebel ;yes, I
accept the Radienl definition. Thero
was a I ime when I could not hlave pro.a.
elaimed myself such without encountsee
iog briathing bayonuets and thedugn
I anm a rebel. Miy lsoonesf 'gyoipit gi
have always beeli ankndiowuAro with the
dlown-trodlden soutn#f(Pogph They
wenftto war 'i i91 f.tine efn~
of thfim%,cobstkiatt', riglhts--.t,heir
rlris a( .0get'eom atinl of' propotty'-o
theur'Sujt rights. The nian wl>o con
(9%idIt hsaljimniant,o- is either blinded
u ny-hiefjudices or iguorant of the facts
Vhiat more? I iAm a Democrat !
Yes..-from the soles -of may feet to' 2lhe
top of.myaskull,1 unt a. ZfotoqeaaI
'TAORDINR1AY IJUCKC-TgRBEE I-IUN
.DR1S THfOUSAND DOLLAR. FOUWb in
AN OLD TRUNKc----A getitleman of Ndrk
folk found yesterday the enormous aum
of $300,000 i an* old trunmk whtich had
not been opened' 1o6isederif Seratipns.
Mr. Miles Bell wias the~ lucky r'tan ; am
tin .oney,-Spaniali milled dollars, Vir
ginia currency of' 1756-paper at that.
( Mm/Wh 'uion.
AntsT oF -iTis Muitorattats or Youx;
WiY,o.---Tho Savannah Republican, of
The 8upposo iurderurs of Charles Wilson
was arrested by Warren Ius-aell, Esq., on
Thursday nikhit laxt, about twelve o'clock,
unider the following circumstances: From
inforthation reeived Mr. Unssel obtained h
cluo, and by diligent exortio'1 suceeded
in effecting the arrest of twenty-three color.
ed porsous. Io has Qbtained from themn
VoVt'vo testimony to -conviot. To aid the
end ofjustioo we omit natuos. Tiho murder
was committed by throo individuals -who
were on a thieving expedition, 6iid had
killed a cow that day-, and ihtirlered young
Wilson. One of the parties who was pres.
out at the shooting of Wilson has mado a
confession, in which he statles that one of
the three approached Wilson and wrenched
hils gun out of his hand, and struck him
oVer the heact with the butt of the gu,
supposed to be Wilson's, and then shot him,
but with what, weapon ho did not state.
After the commission of the murder the
body was left, and the gun of young Wilson
taken by the 'astassins. Jalor Ruthsell is
entitled to great irais6 for his 0er y in
working up th 'A'6t4ils of the case, and
Y.ffe'1iig 1ihe arrest of the gnilly parties.
LATEn.-We have obtained and publish
the name of the three colored mnurderers
of Wilson--I"Marcus," "Joe" and "Jesse"
--the tatter being the pe-son who tired the
Titm Exci,sroh OF Nr.aons FRO) TS
OoUnGA LHois.A-runn sAin -O Bn A lADt
CAr, Movx.-Tho Washington correspon
dent of the 1Baltimore Gazette, writing under
date of th instant., says:
The action of the GorgSi frabe of belb.
gates in 6xcluding negroos from that. burly
on the ground of ineligibility, has produc
od no surprise here, as it was known here in
advance that the movoment would be made
under tihe dictation of the Radical Commit
toe of Congressmen, who consider such no
(ion would be a trunip card inI the Northern
6anvass, as showing the Radical party was
not favorable to negro equality. I. requir
il a gre:t deal of backing and filling be
fore the carpet haggers of OeorgiN could be
illceed to move in the Inatter, as they pro
fessed to see in it notihing but their own
political overthrow. In resisting the pro
posit ion they i-ged that I ho negt-es - would
easily uitW,land that they were being ued
inleroly as tools and would turn froni them
in disgust and join the .Democracy. This
lgs., however, was regard-el insignificant
when compared to the great advantage aris
ing to the Radical party in the North to be
able to demonsfr-at1 to tO massts that th
Democratio speakcrs lied whe they chiarg
ed their oppot:ents with favoring negro
eqality. This is the key to file act-ion of
the tGeorgia Legislitn-e, and141 tle Ralical
wii-c.workors it-0 clitickling ovor it as one
of the imiartest, tricks of the canvass. llow
will their c-olore allies relisi it?
&c.--Tle Texas Coastitutional Convention
adjou-nei 'lst Auig-ist, to ileet.- again the
firt Monday in Deceniber. Its organ, the
Austin J lip n, says: "Wo are satisfied
hit every thoughtful and retiecting man in
the State, Whethiet- loyal or conservative,
will approve this action of tht Convention.
For three long months this body has wran.
gled over the spoils, disgraced the capitol
with 1niumerous tights, and of all its muany
acts 11his ott alone ieets the api-obit,ioll of
rulc-tling tmen. Nothinig in t heir life he
caime them like the leavinig it. T1hey have
published to the wvorld a repor-t on "'law
lessaoso and violene-e," ans infamous tissue
of' falsehm ods, for p)artisan endus, sladerinig
the people of the -State, and pi'eventing itm
mtigr-ation. They have seat a committee of
commtiittee of two to Washiingtont to sectii't
tle prissage of a bill arming the blacks
against, the whites ;failinig in which, one
of thenm retired to Now .lingland, wl'-o hie
now is. The.: i.ev squand ared or.o lion
dried thousanu . llars of the people's money
atnd havintg failed to got, the approval of the
commianding Genmeral to a fur-thet- tjpr-'
prhation of twenty-five tlidtistid dollars,
they have followed the example of Congress,
andI take a recess, without. having formed a
Constutition cor accotmplished one single
liurpiose for iwhich thecy assembled. They
(to not intenid that. Texas shall lie iecon-.
structed unless the niegio, ar-mod, shall own
the polls, Texas, when once more restored
to the Union of our fathers, will have a glo
rious futur-e before hier.
The prospects for abundant ci-ops through
out, the Stato arm- 4et'y enootfragtng, thotigi
U*ing to theriavages of the army worta hut
half a crop of cotton will be mnade.-Cor-. N,
THE Wan ow Racats-The Jeffer-sori
(Texas) Times of the 22d ult. is informed
by the mail rider, who reached tci*tt (hc
previous night, tiat, a fight, was in progrcs*
neat- Louisville, Atrkansas, som
miles northI of Jefferson, betweoensho~ whitem
and negroes. Io saw seven dard, negroet
and five white maen, with. Lwo. of whom In
was personally acquainited. Others were
repor-ted killed or -wounded, and the light
was still in progb~e . . .
The same.pPpar learns it, ' t qa,p.
hostile neprooe numboring t,wQ or . thre(
hundred dell armoe4 and strongly entrenok,
ed ayioaler Point, Louisiana, were attak.
eda~ hrse-d'by the United States tr.oopp
froraUt ho amtp at Shtrevoport.a ,dw. dayt
ago. No doubt .these negroes are gathered,
Or'ammed with falschoods, and tit'gdd to fight
tho white people by whit,e Iadioals seut out
for the puirpose.
Wudw TtmRNED Oufr -rita NEdNds 7--Thc
Cohtimbuts (GJa.) Einguirer- say-s that, "nol
counting-the twent,y-five expelled colored
miembers, there were som6 sitty~ white-'ta.
dicals. Vet we find thit- wily t,*euni-thr~eb
voted in fatvor of the-lgibilty of the no~
groes, It, follows:that moreo than ono-h)alf
of the whi(ediRadieals either voted that the
negroes were tsoL eflgible, or failed to vote
Wzooza.--4 -g6nt[ga atitdt
fowrr a..eliable estiunate, Who- has just madea
a hkutbrough a. large-par~t of Wisogig,
deelares that all appear-ances hidicato' the
success of tihe Danmocr-acy by over five thous
and miajot-Ity, lHe saw and gonver-sel With
protninent poltioiamu i a large ftuniber'of
Lhio to*hs and village, Wo al reptetd
A'664-AMIsr IN A FRAHu. PoSITION.
The St. Louis Republican says there is a
young man in that city who has for years
been in tho habit of walking in his sleep
whone%-br huything larassud or distressed
Ils mind. lie Came le at fow evenings
ago very much -perplexed about a note duo
Aim and IhiIi 'hitl not been paid, and, after
a light supper a4 donio pleasant conversa.
tion WIth his family, retired for thw night.
A brother *ho 'hmno home about one o'clock
had oooasion to go. into his room for sone
mathoes, when ho found the gas burnin
brightly. The somnambulist's bed had boon
oocupied, and his clothes mere upon a chair,
but lie was gone. SuLApeoting the cause, he
went up into the garret, where he discover
ed a trap-door in the roof to be open., lio
looked out. upon the roof,.and there,
upon the furthest and narrow edge o the
Aouthern wAll, Was the talgbiig man, with
his hands clasped arodnd d6 knee, en dis
habille, and the whole 41t'iide expressing
dojection. . The broth6r was a ,brave mIan,
but the sight, tilled hhn with horor. Tho
least start baokward, the s \6i-v Olyen of
half a hand's breadtI, udthe sotunambulist.
would be dashed to Oeces upon the stones
below, three stories gher down.' Knowipg
it. would lbe instant death if he Awoke lim
by calling to him, the brothor went down
stairs and got a rope, mado a noose -li I,
tied one end to the chinittoy, And-then, 'by
a dexterous wo-., thiu% the ropo tghtly
Arokunt his brother's shoulders,. literally
dragging him from his fearful perch before
ho be onine conscious.
BUICK PoAsIKIor AND A PnsA nnt1.1 ti
not generally known that A6. 1lueroyi thO
pditor of th6 ia Ci-osse Democrat, and moru
M4toly of tho becnverat in this city, is i
youni man of refined ant elegant. appeai'
anoo, with a small white hand, a broad foro
head, and slim shape. lie neither drinks
nor smokes, and has none of the charact or
istics of a seasoned Jiard-shell of the olden
school, while :1 steady glance fron a wd:
111111 will inake him blush to his ears. 1i1i
disposition natirally thirows iiin with Ihoso
df a religious ttindency. Glergyben1 aro
common visitoI' at. his oilice, and find hit
al'ays ready to assist the objects they Ilavo
i. view. One of these, who had a bald
heiad, and on whioi nature had most tinjust
ly set the seal of the wine-biblier, was seat
ed in his outer olico writilig, wlen a speci.
111e Fourth 111 Ward .Democrat, 1ore than
tilee sheets ill tihe Vind, called to pay his
Ospects to the King of Copperheads. This
fellow waS shown into tie sani6 rod.iii Wi
Ihe clergynan, and stalking up behind I ii
latler, who'was leaning over th desk deep.
ly occupied, brought a hugo dirty iand
lown UPOn his bald head so that tie marks
ot his fingers wore visible for hours, shout.
ilig, "oIoly are yol, Brick, old lad? I
knowei youi at otice, I did. llo* are ' yd
old cuss 1knoied you by your bald hend
nlid Yoni- red nose. You are one of our sort
Yott are. (live 'el Old Nick, then Itopub-.
licall cusses ; You are tile cial) that, can do
lhat. same, yout are. I see it in your eye;
EN planations were useless, and tile clef.:
tryman rushied into Mrl. Pomeroy's pIvihlo
a1parfinends for prolectionl, Willh the mnark-,
of tle strong adllirati on of his friend still
u pon hi m.-Newv Y-ork Citizen.
An iliferesting newspaper contest was,
Ititil latlAy, under way between tile New
York l'orld and New York Sun, in regard to
General irant's llilitny exploits-the for
ller plublisihilg stlatisies which showed a
trellendlous dise panicy between the forces
of Grant and of Lee, in Virginia; tnd se
riously reflected upol thP3 furtifr as a sol
dier. These, tihe Sun affeted it disbelieve.
The World retorted, by affirming that thd
figures were derived from the most authen
tie soulrces-n1o less than tile oflioial records
of the AdjultantGeneral's ofilec at -Wash
ingt on and the bureau of r-ebel archives
otforing to substantiate them bsy tile evi
dence of a siistinlguishecd Union Generit;
wl:oso veiacii.y or capaceity General Grant
would not dare to impe1)ach. T1heo Sun, in its
issueO of tile 2.11lIltimo, virtually backed
out (of the contest, in the lamest and most
imlpotenlt mianner-, umpon the~ ground that no
one ecould be expected to believe a more
n0ewspaper attacic up~on a reputation lijo
General Grant's. Thle vict.ory of the Iforld,
In this contest, establishes tile fact, beyond
cavil, that the Confederato defence off/Yir
ginia is withoeut, precedent iln histor-y ; that
it reflcts thle hlighest, military lustre uprdrr.
the defeated General, who, for mnonthas andi
ildnths; sudcessfully resisted such superior
numbers Its to exCite the -astonishment of
all mlilltairy stuldents. It. Shows that time
overthrlow of the rebellion wvas duoe, not, to
skill or strat egy, bill solely to overwhlelm-.
hag odds, from six to one, up to about twen
ty to onie. If only for the vindication of
history, the WJorld has done good work in
making this expose.
Gen. Scott hlas received a lot teo'nolaitg
resohittio'r: addpt ed by the citizsemns offSpar
tanbur-g as to matters in . Union dNtyict.
Thea letter-, which is signed by )ev. Stowart,
ilanlokel; WV. II. Blake til.8,. Mans, a
tConmmittec, says tht ithigii [[ in
between . itu *and 1a61kar'
'1t~ xcout.ivo, to tidi steps to sup~
tlte~ illegal military .organ'a (ion li1
thiere: The lutoe refers to tie'.01 euiodt
Bates and 'others, atid says it oolilgo~
provokedi a's must bo" tie oneo le o agj
o61ntynio. th'e rctrlbutignis ,,~ sle.' wTtes
will beo sharp anid deciliie. '46 11ss an
sWeredl the lot tin, at treat lofth i '16 says
its tone, and tha'fact.'tht it i'1 tikre'ssed to
hibu first,'Apd th'ori.to, the Prnsident, inti
matos'a ladk9 0l)oneqo (n the )xoonltivo'
of the State.- Hie says it,(A. iis purpose to"
prseve peaeb at 'halt.ard(s, ay far as the
lioWVewrmder: the Coh flIt.ttton goes,
whi b-ea;k up ill iIeaty armed bta t
thinks the 'oed me ts_iAem opvlIW
replre ean or . fe' allow -eyory
mnanttspsak'bTs oa convIctions, to-,
coasi'ttha'6itet1j 11o8 who .vote dIffer
ently, to beeand to roeognize the pres
ent deatoe doyern:bon.as legal, until other
wise deolared by centppotent authority.
' NmsoAo Maiinai A.Livrm linr, w,Tn,
Vwrjos..-..-Atj jtndnsfri'ons, hlard workinlg
nogro woman in Mlurfreesb'~ has been for
50omo yetrd .cursed with a~ laxy, whiskey
i.jnking~ husliiU. Tfired at last of .s up.
~orlixinlifl, N1ahy arre-d the door aN!nc
him last Tueadaiy rmdght, andl got. 0110 of her
nleighboldslitle.irl to spend la he nit whl
her,' i vl'hln stold In througii win.
dow, aboult 12 o'11lock, and thl'ew al -ilo
vitriol ofer ijer bed, comlmanding hais difd'
not to e fo help 0on paIn of det'th'. The
thd de 7Q finid' iJt she expired ,t,
Jan ~ arrested.anl Committed to
Ia\ Itpub1irntl/Nnner, 26th.
Jio.ngoiYowiately visi1(t''thoe liddle Temi
i.e'-Lndont. WYhat strtik him ni'ost was
dt ok ilerr-y tree, stIli in full .loaf, un
hId thol nojuty3dlnyVl