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Thce Flood in lirgintia.
W AsitIN O October 1 .-'le Po.
tomcc R ver, c1nal1 and adjacent. teanii
are fjtcwlodd. 'lie Liong 13ridge is un
der water. Provision has been ni-le
to) avoidi debying iimails or passengers.
The we 1bir to-dacy is Clear but very
hot. Ihe Clinic Bridge w, Wished
atway. Loss to the Oraige ndu Alex
a 'c ri ai road is roughly estimated
at '>,.00,000. A span of the Chaii
i.s lo Iged against the Il n i* il.
Experts any both wili go. t.i'e dCly
veresent comimuication betwe! her:)
and A lexandria isi by boat..
\Vicaal.INO, r. Octiobe-I I.-Al
vices from Iiarper's Yei * v reicprsew ia
gre'If.flood in ihe Sh! :0leandoih River.
Mny sucbst-antid buillings have beei
destroyed. Fifty persons lost their
)Ives, and many atre in peril beyond the
itid of their friends.
RICUIIONi, VA., October 1.-The
river here rose I wenty-five feet last nighl.
an1d this morning is within a foot of the
.Danville Iailroad bridge and Mayo's
passenger bidge. The street s for hccr
or five blocky, Ili the vicinity( of the old
manrket, the lowest poinc' inl Ilae city, are
subniergd in four feet, water. Thoui.
iuds of persons are ocn thu river banks
waitiig for Lte bridge to go. Tio- low.
er portion of ILibby Prisui took fire
at 11 o'clock from a quintity of lima
being overllowel by the flood Th
fire wics stoppcd bcfore cmce-l dainge
was done. Oilii'is, are volcunteering
to remove tobacco from I ie wa rt howis
on the river bank. 0trni ture, truiks
aid barre'ls of lieu r, aind wliskey, a re
loat.iig downc th river. Th nvvr Il.
Lyne ibcirg hias fallcien eight feet.. Sev
erl bridgesoiin Virgiinia ani Teinssen
Ril Iroad wverei washed away. v Th Ie
perois drowndc', at. Lynbclibirg, were
Mrsr. Hiansom and her datight.or, three
childrn of Mr. W hitlow, and a colored
Rticto'I), Octobe-r I.--The wnter
hcere is till rimg. At 1:30 'elock
bet wieeni :300 and -100 stores wvere Iin s'v
en f-et wiater, bot weenti 15th andc 18.
streets. The street earsi plied till noon
when tte- water coming inc cit tihe wict
dowi the hue was stoppe l aniid a ferry
is now recna ocn all the line st reetse from
15th to 11,lh. Justf at ncocn t ie Macc.
chester end of Mayo's rlitlg gatve
way, titnd haclf a imile of the bridge llot.
ed dowin the stream. All ltc whar
' 1s nider ''iter, till tihe York lcver
Railroa iepot is completely sitinerg
ed. Soveral sainill n factuictcring estab
hlahmiceicts iloig lie river have been
sweplct. off'. All dav the river has been
doted over% wnhtll sumall houses and
wr'eks hoise, fencing, dead cattle, &c.,
. Tho gas worlks are submorged. Tce
first wave from tle Lynelburg frehot
at ruck here at. 5 o'clock thisi inornicng anl
tite river commenced rising with mnech
greatter' ra idiity*~ tlonc befoe, wen i'i
It --was swoclh-n bciy the ocvrci. iw . Inc
three h-mutra thce lower endic ofl thle city
ktnwn cas Rockets was on,1er'~z wt.'r, andl
thce scenhi tlcc're bueggcrcs *de'scr'iptionc
T oor ticrc'e ticial i storesi w, re swv'oc
"', wilcc acll t1cc cc colilentsc. Thcc fanncu
hce wh6rc'ectied ini theirc hcoue's, hop-ic
icng he flcod Mouhcl iciuie, commiccen'c.
ed cryinig fomi thce cunper uwmdowsa fmcc
help. -lloatsi werc biroughct cnd iiey e
weore saive'd, but thce lairge'r poriocn of
'thicir forture waiccs lost ccii. Two)Iic hundr'ed
-fatmuihcs inc thact p)ortionc of the city are
hoecle'ss to-niighitcC cmping out on Lthe
T.le-night, thce bridge of the Rich.
mxond acid Danvillo Racilroadl still
standi(S, but the river is still rising and
it. is: hardly believed it can stanid
-mruch longer. All the large cotn,
iccc an d floir mcillIs, emup1 lyig 2,000]
hcands, have been forced by thce flood
to stop oiperations. Theli city utr
worka hiave~ also beeni cto1'd. b'ii',
so damicagod that laey camiet 1'o re
pafir'ed in two' weeks. 'The rc'eervoir
only contaticns fivc daiys' st~iply o th ie
city. All thceice hcouses inc the city
are on tho river' back. iand are twenct
feet unideir water'. Th'le water isc seuyou
feet higher thau ever knownc before. A
desupatch from Liynolburg saiys the riv
er there is rising again.
'Henry WVard B~eechier says, ic lice
concuicncg chatei'r oh his novel:
"He1. (tho hero ot the atory) had had
part in thce last grand biattlesc, stormned
Lee''s hinos, earcned' eve'ry stepj by (leslpe,
to ende'av'or, andi after every adlvantage
found Lea' still firmc dcfiacnt, udesporate.
No one so we'll kncew lice incomnparable
skill and bravery of that now waning
army ocf Northern Virginia ase thecy who
for four years had foccght it, acid now
in thce hour of its sucpremne disaster;
were grmdeing it to powider rathie'r than
forcinig its enrrender ; acid whlen, at
length, cut off' from its :icnes of ret reat
by that lien of thco batttlefield, whlose
rampmng cavalry lay croucched across
-is only path, his artiliery' gonie, hits
tramen takeni or destrocye'd, hcis ainmi.
tioni expendiced, his chief officers slacin, or
,wonided, or captucredc his meni redutced
to a Icaciiful, overwearicd by ights
--withiout sleep, aced dacys taxed to the,
ucttermost, [e's arccy yielded, General
Gathcalt, acid every other braye man
inc their' adniuration felt that thle hero
isci of Le's army was the only worthy
mieasure of thce perseveriance atnd bra
very of the Army of the Potomac. lIn
every generous bosom rose Lice thcoitght:
T seare hot of another nationi, but,
duar Ctipecs-their mistftikes, thirt evil
"cauise, belotnged toi the syatemi under
tary sckill Iand heroi, bra very belong tile
riationa, that will never cease to mrnt1011r1
that suich valor had not. been expended
in a better caliiie, atind that the i ion
pan inas. write : 'he itamost. valor
in -liveted and wasted.' "
"'I '.A: a \l I.a As..' in.A ..'
-Th Ohio Iclti i givesi u1a ga tl
will- his week, (a htila. pam .) it
the hIAlapI of a proclhalai,iin. 11 hi:
Iexceilency alh-les lote nationj/gard
under the above term,, th.-n lis mii
1Man1nered prochiuna t i ,nl 1s %%l- pitl;
they vw(-re dii'jastel at A pnomn:aI ox
are still ike scatteravl partridges, when
Ile lawk i., il siglat.
Our (hii- frieid, ( wo .haiak him for
if hll alhid1fesq to the white) boys,
the loiroitgae) howevtr, in ght as well
ble adri-ted thalt t.here at-re a few oIl 1oy'a,
vonn la , 3and inov a ild tIheni a rei-.
ntil of A ppomatox, who cai st ill rmrus
ter in -a pinich, aml take care of the Scoat
e..:-1 T"o !yave iroible amid exlne,
i. Eah-lie hii~lad better keep illhe Nit
o.-,/ 1111ar well ad -ved.- /aurnens
T) m";'ssiV o CASU A.1 Y.-Wc regret.
I I. hae to hrnel ih a maost distressinlg
asmlty which ocetrred ir the vicinitv
of Ph-aq:a liane on Salitrday night
last. Two y1oun1i1g m)1n, Wml. Deant, a
San of Simr eon Dea n, E'sq , a-!d 'W11he4
Timmianerrani, a .sonr WVilliramn Thimmermnani
1 i.. br-iirg oul[ possuin ii nting, felled
a tiree oh conatrside ralala' size am order to
secuire a possum 'This iree fell, ia ann
entc iy inxpected maimer, againist a
huga limab of an ol-hor tre-, which liml,
it. ala-i cella atrI It t l1 upo ti'r- two
You rig lia-n. Yontag TP inir ,rmati, ga c
17 or 18, wr killad otright. Yoting
Da 1 1 N or 20, was fright il y
eI a -h l aal hved hait. ia few haor s.
The lat er eaves aI if anld chil-l. The
sy6.1pathy of' our uomiltia n y with theso
ber1aeave-d fain ilias ii dee-a p anid sincere.
Wednesday Morning, Oot. 6, 1870
'lon. R. It. CA RPENTIER,
Ohl CLI AI/11S OY.
General 31. V'. .BUTLER.,
01*' 1 1-.I1,1 ).
I-xpcrionce combllinlca with a jatur
al ian stict inl assuring man that hi
temporal prosperity and happiness or
adversity and misery are essentially
involved ina tho existonce of good or of
bad gove- eiaaat. thAl's thren judg
tments itl on , a iasatc lor their ins aro
tho mTo, jat Aliance a1 d fattanine, and
of the three the sword is the nhore
dreadfutl, because its calamiities are
inflicted upon us by the hate of our
fellow-men, and it knows no pity or
mery to th1oecnquered. The power
oaf thn swordc, the sovoroign con~trol of
athe force of the commuinciity, is the
greaatesnt of alit earthly ininuences for
wetal nr woc. Th'le sciecel2 of pol it iesu
w~hib bolrd inat a eshi fore to ideasu,
is the tob- a pa oi nan scicecs. Ir
.cdividutal mo~racl greatniess mayil defy
lite lau/tus inst/antis /yranntai and the
cit'iamu anc/or ,rm qjabenatiuma, but then
imas.Cse oaf miankitnd are the creacturesa of
theoir goverrnmeint. Anad liberal thliak
era are apt to agree thbat, let thei fun.,
cof govenrnmnt be what it many, the
haopest of mnickindl have for genera.
tions been ainhoed upon the ideau
that good goviernmecnt is that in whichl
law, ias dlistitnguishied from the person
a! will of the executive and judicial
olliece-., is supreme. TAhie problem of'
cat m snsh11ip is, thiorofore, redutced
io thae faithful admnistration of wiVse
Te'sted'c ly this standard, whaat a mnis
orab lly bid government we niow have
itt this coutartry 1 The will of Con
gress, and not the voice of Law, is
suipremec. The laws aroc far from be
ing wise atnd thai execution of the laws
by no meians faithfuil. In our[8tato,
moreover, a constitution hase been
acdoptedc simaply to be set aside at
pleasure by the caprioe of our Legis
laituro, or by somno feeble gntibblen.
In paroof, retleot on the TLriah-Jsttice
usurpaationl, or upon the pretence that
such a thing as "the Codo" is the
codif'ication of "the laws of South
Carolina'' at all. Our govortnment,
both I'Xndoral anad State t-ried by thel
test. of political science, is suarely any
thtitng but good govertnent, cand need5
Imml1igranhts from France.
History informs uts that Louits the
laourteenthr Iaid the foundation of.
Dutcha and English mnanufactturing
preemlinence by the perscontion and
expulsion of the hluguenota.- The
State of South Carolina was honefit
ted by thre same bigoted and. short.
sighted policy, for to that foolish per.
scouttion is shbe Indebted for some of
thae best elements of her jaopulation.
The name of Francia Marion aidne is,
a legacy of fvbich any people miay e
proud. Sindlar causesa no'w jiromibe'
to nad ton theapoaien of Amdi'as
'to tho rillion of Gbrntu artiand
that now constitute. tho best portion
of the population of France, and who,
seattored , tIrogh Ior it i , have
iontributed so largely to her wealth
and progress are now beint maltreat
ed by the native French population
As a part of the result a large iiumber
af those Gernans willo4aeto Amori.
2. We believe, too, that the nui
bor of Frouenhmon who .emigrate in
consequeue.of, their po.vert y idt h itr
t.roibles at home, will b-o very con
siderable, and they will more pi b.,
bly seek like thoir fii.-atheri s the
South rather than the Nar th. ('an'...
da may attract many, but L01nici $in
will attract more.
The Kimuait uItl lt .11lc7.
lletz has not iei in viAitd. lil.
zaino Ia neve'r beiin coilin--i to hlie.
wall., of the tortret sini the day
he wai driven back From iravelot.e.
When the Prussim [w.id tile v hld
beaten he Frenc lit back till ]pre
vented their liight, tle'y c-:.ti:tel
thialinsIelVes witli ginirdin tal sielees
of esci pe ind sat down to wit e ive'ins
elsewhere. l3;zain has latwe free to
roam by various rvoads irom live to sev
(n1 miles. Oin A ug. 3 I Mt, lie mo.v. d
onti northeast abolit Six tiol's from Metz
Hand ill in t ia l'ort. to break throigh
t.he lines of tha, stirdv eriman, Mtai,
teflei, fought, t'.> severo and bloodv
e1vegagernotiLs at Noissvilleil ai-l iteon
fnV. ilakilne. wol'.di 1nd iimsetlf op.
posed inl hie Mam inaier if h! at
tempted to escapa by aii oilit.r road.
Genleral! Steinmen'si iwad-lptartersi are.
at, Malanconirt, se'vent ih-se nrt Ih oh Met?.
and those if 'rince l're'derick Charlts
still further away at St. Alici '. I3n
ziine himself, in a .sliielch of .ig. 24.
thus aiswers it <piist iontooii his Como
ieitiiiations. "T -- m .mais of irnisit.
tiog dispatch--s whic F imploy are
attelded with seri s ri.k. \I o4,I Ie
quenitly t eiploy c.iviniiis inl whmia I
havle evfnly coueii lhiiece', hut, tiey arie
liable to be 1 akeni piisoner by lie
liiuissian scoi is " To coticile ir re
pieItGerimmas liive a force of Itilly
210,000 imI'n airomi.I i.z, d l." v
are! "ahom" il capture the plic.-.New
T liP gne. ioni of anil-st v is one1 that
w;i not sle'p. The llIpiblic ans are
at biit its adiders if (ie ) do not s,l-- it
promptly. It wolld have bien infinit'ely
better for G(inial G ti hilt. d be soid
with Carl Seimrz lie wuld then be
on the sido of jistice and ge'nerosity,
and wohtil have tuiebied thait chord ef
nature wheib nukes the whole world
kini, and whicl wold havea giity inl
rerdi cl hit ponhpiltariiy. But lie has
chosen that of itiberidity, - malice, and
We don't lnow what to make of
General Orit, and we hae V ever
son tihe mnii Who dlid. ile fills fic hi'
in the great pnheiloi of eharacter
111o1st assIredl v . heI whi'. it is. God
olly kiows.--''i'lud Dispatch.
A moN a iF I .'.:mns,-Rev. Dr.
Rohinson, in (nei of lis lettirs from Asia
''As we departed froim the lown
wie found (inm e Ves enidh-n ly coinfr.nited
atiuonig I le hei'lge's otfi ales i Ih ai
cro~wd of lepe'rs. Theiy were crinig
fao' iintiley1, alhI o etdinig the~ ist
iionist tis lemtiesm ahni ii. st po as io
touhi(h na withi thiri h,.nals. So~ hidehons
and Ioathsome1) ar ci i' iwlSi eren: in r''--I ihr.t
all jnty binhas ilute ii paIon~u of r'ett
Irom the'n. Tlwtiri hianis dtroppjinlg lT
iinge'r by finger and joinit. bv joiint : their
ilostes ('ate a~ way; t hiir lips rot ted all
their v'oices hoarse n'iii unean lbh-. Ithir
formes aJrtmnken---.oh. 1. caniit mak
wtorids say3. in) a ny ore' of viot~lnc', hoa'
dreadfully repulsiavo this acene wa'is tol
'TENN t'(S'F.P..- fladicailiam seems to be
at ai low e'bb in TIenneli'ite. A t a'
hrato election fo r Judiige ii held ini that.
Stai (, thei De'mocraitie canetdidat e ra
e'tiveid an aviernge' of abotuit I3,000
of the hitter.
tervl'.ism, as opposedt to pig'eeaded
Boiurbon isml. AA longii as tl.bel hiiter
possessediinyI inlinc, thre Rladt'iahe
heii nndilispute1 d say, hnt sin ce th
people hae p'jirc'hed overbioard the ould
lB.urbon lea ders. lie' ve bee t In cat rry
inig the StateC in the itnt ere~. 'Il la' o'r
der, and( prosperity .----Norfolk. Journal.
\Visconsin contnins a enir'ios'ity ini
a'hiomi soin'lme a'man wonhull fii.I a fcr.
Itione. It is a yoinng Ily withI snow.
white and pink1 iy'bi'iws. 11her com
plexiiii is very'l whilte, andii she can siee
in de It'ot. as5 wlll as the' dayi. Thei
comi. xillan hair ae' thet of an
Alhbiini, and are' easily r'coib.L.I to
Nature's whliis ; bt. the piink eye.
brows ar' ia lit.:le.. toio mnenliC~ a . Pcr
liaps t hey are inik eyes ?
An )h'io hoig-glrower says that the
following treaChtmen~t will matike the
biggest hog out of a jig in twelve
months: 'rake two parts of barley,
two of corn, one oif outs. Grind them
togdthe~r; then, cook and0 feed cold.
He says it is thme cheapes~t lood, and
that any pig of' goodi~ improved breed
can be made to gain a pound. a day
unild a year old.
In Baltimore, at young man dlonhtin'g
the fidelity of hits eetheart, blackened
his face ithd buirnt~'ork and seated him
self oin her door steps. .The result was
that the, jgheec cap'ired him and locked
himt np uti the &tatiurf hotse.
l 0. Yddumo a' Seont Radical, told
thAe Clmester color(d'uanch that they had
eecarned thu right tt take 'what they
Lhand." in6#'t \ett was msde, for
aioe' W'd'mnnis tokM 'ocn,&s pistol bd.I
THE WAR IN EUROPE,
BrnmU.'rmL, September 26.-The im.
mediaco publioation of a manifesto
from Napoleon, in reply to the last
proclamation of the Government at
Tours, is promisod. M. Conti, Pri
vato Seoretary to the Emperor, in
said to be the writer or the document.
LAQNDON September 26.-Fighting
all day Friday, near Pario,is reprted
fromij' Tours, but accounts are'coit'ra
di -tory. The English journals refuse
to pitiblish them.
The inhabitanits of Strasbourg are
still kept in ignoranee of events ont.
i ie ot the city. T'bly believe the
French have been vicorious, 01nd that
t(.e army is advaucing to the relief of
The EIgli'h press compare war
ma..venents in France with those of the
late A merican contest, mopecially with
the campaigns of Gen. Grant ago tist
Viek.hAmrg and Riohmond.
Tons, September 26.-Several en.
gagements have ocourred with the
enemy in the open country between
Paris and lais. The results were not
Tlhe Glovernment here declines to
answer tle category, upon the state
ment of the Berlin corre..pondent f
the London Times, that Bazaine had
madc proposals for surrender.
The garrison of 1iavre has been re
infoiced and also has received a numn
her of mitrelleurs. The place is now
fully pr(pared to resist attack.
A great mij.>rity of Prefects have
met to organize an uprising for de
Several journals here dwell on the
fat that. the Gosvernment journals al
low such disorders tocontinue as those
at Lyons. Chesecet is there, and his
influence, they ey is very bad, his
purpose being to excite serious distur
Bmni, Sept. 27.-The breach is
broad enough to warrant an essmnlton
Strasbourg. T[ie Offlicial Gazette
rays whatever imay be the Gernimn
plans, the restoration of the Bna
partc.s are not anion" them.
FF.itnii,:Is, September 27.-King
William apparently intends retaining
his heasiquarters here, and has made
every preparation for a long stay
erecting telegraphs, &e.
Touns, Sept. 27.--'rhe Prefect of
the Department of DuNord writes un
der date of the 26th, that the foliow
ing was received from Patis, dated
the 23d, by a carrier pigeon : The
division of General Miandhay, yester
day, attacked the heights of Ville
J uif. The battle began at 3 o'clock
in the morninig.- After sustaining a
sharp Prussian fire for some time, the
out troops carried the redohts of
Moulin, Sagieville .Juif, and lanties
B'uyerett. We occupy them now.
The Garde Mobile behaved well.
The enemy's loss was great. The
sAiC day the French made a recon
noisance and drove the enemy from
the village of Drowiev. A torce from
St. lennis attacked Pierre Fitte,
which the Prussians had occnpied in
colsiderable force, and the Freneb
troops returned to St. Dennis unmo
BF.RIIN, Sept. 27.- Capt. .1ohnston,
hiearer of despatches from the 13a itish
(Governent, was roughily hanidled by
the~ Prus-ians near Panris. lie was
subhsequentlhy rongbly handled by the
l"4each, under the imiptression that be
ing nn Englishman, he nmust he a spy.
[ he Englisht are unpopular with both
LoN DON, September 27.-AlIl stratn.
gers are arrested at Orleants and
Trochu annonueces stern penalties
fir cowardice, pillage, desertion arid
Iother unsoldierly conduct.
T[he port of Kiol hasdbeen reopen.
Unu~ssP.Ls, September 27.-The
Indepcenee Belge, of this eity, no.
tices the irreconcoiliable contradict ions
in war vews and uiows of peaco over
t ura s.
AI A ntsi:Jt.t.F~s, September 2'7.-Five
hundred Garibaludians have arrived
amnd were enthusiastically received.
'lThey miurched towards TIour-s.
JtF.nlt.tN, Septembher 27.-TPhe an..
nouncetment is repealed that the En:
peror~ revoked theo'decree, creating an
regency, and it is asserted that an
envoy wis sent to Mlets to consult
Unitne on peace. This news is sup
psressed in Berlin as far as possible.
Tt'ns, Septemtber 27.-TIhe re
moval of' the G)overnmmetnt delegation
to a point fulthier .tonthl Is imnmineut.
At a maeeting, to-day, (Counoil resolv
ed upon the most etnorgetic defence
measures. A .reetjuisitiotn will be
mn de imtmediaitely for all fire arms in
th1e hanads of the people. Inhabitants
everywhere are to lodge arid feed
French troops. All men under twen
tv-five tire called inato actual service.
Th -re is great scarcity of artms.
iluRn.,N, Septimber 27-The for
eignm ofice havoe advis~d all Norti
German diplomats abroad that noe gov
ernionit de facto exists at 'Tours,
hence Paris in left bare to militarj
LONfooN, September 27.--Des
patcelts fromn Nirsellies .state that the
:ty Is ba rrowing oniey anid armuing
wIth traditional patriotism. The
Prusslians around Paris are said to
maintain strict discipline in all de
partmnentsa. Seine Imoise and Seine
at Nlare are uder their control,
BnINtt, Septemiber 27.-The Press
is repelhnag thle charge that St rasbutrg
was bombarded while crow ded w:th wo
men and children, and sys I~lrtch has
persisted in refusing. 4epar.iur.to non.
M1 aRA t.Ss, , Septemb~er 27.-The
Mayor announces a war .Ipan of 30,000,
000 france. . Gafl'onal., u- Grer~k ,enet
chant rivv~stbo city 2,0000 fnaa b.n
'Liirty-two thousauf si did;rN -ere an
SvView yesterday, whereof (jj90 are
" oun, Septembe 7.--Fsat're made
ah -officisAl repori I t h4 resule, his
tission explaniiiin e terms o red,and
why rejected. The M ii-tm-re laeo'an
official de-spl-h fr r) Or-lean.- 6o-day
that Qhe was nuahIs iao re-sit thbo Over
whelinhtig forcv eommignandiethd b'y Prince
Albert. Orbeatis hias lieen uvacuated
in good order.
TOURts, Septemin-r 27.-Farve's offli
cial repora congin'd5s': f ebeoi - the ,mau
nt-r in which all his ' efforts for pen'ce
are met. by the Gernisme, they are de.
te rmmad pt* n1 caliquiest. it erviewsI
were not altogether useleoss, as. they
have provi-d that Prussia, conrry 14)
declafratIions is fighting algainst -t-he
French nation. which witist arise en I
masse, either to disairm the Provision. t
al. Glverninent, or resist the enemy I
to the last.
Rorr., September 27.--The city is
quiet and confidence is returning.
The Pope and C~ardinals re-appear in
MAnnIo, September 27.-An arti
cle in the paipers shows the late law t
of emincip-stion of slaves in the Span.
.ish colonies has boen nullified in the
LONDON, September 27.-The - ar
rest of Jacoby, a noted liberal, gives
profound offenco throughout North
Lo noS, September 28,.-The Brit.
ish Cabinet met on F'riday, to conisid.
er the qnestion of intorvention.
Advices from Touti reprosent con
fidence and enthu asim prevailing
itiong the people and1 the troops in
Paris, but imparti.d observers do not
support these statements.
Troops iare imitering In the princi.
pal Freinel' cities unoctupied by the
Prnssians, and large bodies nrc tnv
ing up from the South. English jour
Ials are filled with reports of military
operations in different part of France.
Btint.mN, September 28 Provincial
t3orrespoindeice says France Vmaily
hopes to con'vert her defeat into a vie
tory. Further carnage would there.
fore be vain and i4:hpious.
Bismarck demand, .. first of the
Freneb responsibili ty France refus
Ing that, must take the consequences.
Tathere is grent r'Vjioings throughout
(G1ormany ove- thd capture of Stras
bourg. -- - -
The new Roman Govornmont .- an
nounces appropriati< of $50,000,000
to defray the expenses of th iuaugut
rat ion1 of Rome as he capital of Italy.
The enthusiasm of the inhabitants
is boundlesi, and the plebisoitunm is
expected to be unaniusous.
Parlianient will meet on the 12th
proximo to ratify the plobiscituin, and
on the 18th the King will make his
entry into Rome and alight at the
It is understood that Alsace and
Loraine will I e represented by coin
mission, and, for the presout,.oxenpt
ed frorn federal burthens.
The Telegraph has a balloon special,
dated 'ours, Wednesday *evening,
stating that the 'Prussians are retiring t
towardsPa rid. Great confidonoe e4- I
isted in Iaria .
Tie Times has a siiecial, given the
following intelligence : On Tuesday
the French made another sortie tromn
Mietz, consisting of infanatry, cavalry
and artillery. Tlhe French advanced
dto sedl. Quu -where they were
dfte.They then fired on the
wounded, dead,- and Prua'ian prison
era. The village was burned by
shells. The guns lately in position
before Strasbounrg are hurrying to
~l'.mris. Some have already arrived.
VTo Ptussian headquarters of the
King are at Farrenioves. TFhe Crowna
Prince is at Versailles. The Crown
Prince of Saixony is at Grand Frem
bily. Carrier pigeons are the only
menC:fs of communilsication between
Tours and Paris. Balloons offered
too fair a imik for the Prussian3.
The railway l.etween Chalons and the
German border has been relayed.
RaUesEL, Sept. 29.-The papers
deny. exeitemnt~ here over the failure
of peace niegotiatio)n.' The Inde
pen dence lBe ge, 'referring to hi3.
marek's contradiction of Favyre's sate-to
muent, say s Favre's statements must
he signed by somebody more truthful
Touns, September 29.-The Gov
ernment publisbes a dispatch, this
morning, from the French Cionsul at
Bale, contradioting the surrender of
Strasburg. Tho Prussians made three
trenendons but unsucesful assaulte.
i flrg was subasetuentij display'ed for
a truce to bury the dead, which gave
rise to the rumor that the city had
canpituliited. Tts early fall, how'ever,
is probable, nostwithstanmding the de
nial of tihe Consul at ialse. Tfhiers'
strong relief rumor is not ground less.
Th le garrison of .-transbuare were re
moved to Rasdadt, lHaden. TIhe
l'russians formally occupied the city
to-day. Specialtelegramns hav~e been
received trotm Murd<-lsheoim, dated
yestenlay, at ating that Straasbouig suir
reslderedl only whenm helpless. The
condition of the place rendered it a)
nost inevitable. . 'ITie vietm s of fever
now prevalent in the city, seem al
mest numberless. Tihe inhabitants
genertilly are fami~hiing, and the dead
and 'dy'i.;g in e owds ina the streets.
IThis state of thiintg decided Ulrioh
to capitulate. In dloing so lie shed
tears and ex. laimred,'as the P'russiatns
enterted the city :"Jai fait mon de
LYONS, Septemnber 29.-Gen.
Claseret, headurg the ret'olutionists,
forced his way into the Town Hlall to
day, and addressed the people. The
National Gtuard arrested Clanieret and
'it. agerents . wlthout blood shed.
Clernjoot1as been eeptt~rea. Three
hatidr.o4.Mobiles atad eitens resist'ed
the fA ts .when* thes Prussians
etuiti6 ali' tlle adtonor
pe an , apE~d''t a p .Th
Prufssians have ' anraei afa'6n.
;hot and shell since sturday destrof1.
d the superb bridget throwi icrosw
Aisne at tbat place.
A rwxSe. pte nelr 29. -A greRat
be is n~o% giggin to sugar re-noqry
if Meeis Brothers, several others
re already burned.
A tr.ntinv occurrid' al'oard the ship
fliza:teth hence for New York. The
Wcond offieer was mortally wolnded,
vhenf iho rimgleaders were ar'ested.
LoN DoN, Septenber 29. --The ur
embirg Gaizett, the official organ, de.
iios hee in lention of the Government to
niter t.he North G..r-nane co defderatin.
ctivet friendihp hitween Auistrian atid
lrussian Cabiniets is noticed. A wri'er
n the Post hopes England will not he
acrificed to her consrent.
I AvI-:, September 29 -Merchandize
emlifiaing here is protected by neitral
onulh. Their flogs fly ov--r the ware
couses. U nge elect-ric lights illion ite
lie entire biay, nid enorm)mis chains
>rotect the entrance to the harbor.
Rom 1, September 291 --Cardinal Per
iculi is gone to Florence on a .secret
LI.ONJ)oN, September 20-Plrepara
ions in Re ssia proceed on a gigantic
cale. Great activity everywhere pre.
Cor.oaNs,' September 30.- The
Jazetto to day publilhos the view of
toveral correspondents on the question
>f peace. The writers, while admit
ting the prevailing tongue in Alacc i-.
)e-man, deny the editor's statoenint,
bat the same is true of Loraine.
[)ne who passed a groat part of his
ife in that provintei says the German
lement iii hardly perceptible, and the
anguage is only spoken in the belt
idjoineing the frontier.
LIVF.RPOOL, Septemiber 30.-The
notburs of the Liverpool Cotton
Brokers' Association held a meeting
Vesterday, anld unanimnously resolved
hat henceforth any member failing to
'):ey twenty shillings to the pound
h-ldl le expelled.
LONDON, September 30.-In the
Duptaiu disaster investigation, a let
or was read, showing that Captain
Joles, being disatinfied because his
riews were modified in building the
%lonsaroh, received a carte blanche in
-egard to the Captain.
An explosion of fire dam p occurred
n the colliery near Tenby, killing one
nan and injariug several others.
The succesive defeats of the yacht
Jambria in American waters is a
ource of no little mortification to
It i6said that the French repulaed
ihe Prussians at Mantes.
According to a statement which
ippears in L' Universe, Marshal Le
Boueff, late Nepoleon's ohief of staff,
ought death in the battles around
&Ietz, and displayed the most reckless
rmlor., lie admits Fiance was unpre.
)ared for the wur, and confesses be
lid not dare tell the Emperor before
var oonmenced what the state of the
COl. 1jeslie goes as British Military
JeD missioner to, the Prussian front.
The news room in Ludon buletins
olegraima daily from the sceue of war,
>ut their news has proved so untrust
yorthy that little attention is now
)aid to it. From this and similar
rresponsible sources arise much of
he information tolegraphed abroad.
Romi, Sepstember 30.-The victo
ion Italianes here now begin to show
strong sympathy for the French Re
Br .r~, September 30.--a dis.
patoh- from Forrieres Thursday says
the King reconnoitered the French
litiegs from St. Denis to Ramaines
Kehl is crowded with refugees from
Strasbourg. awaiting permission to
return to the city..
Touns, September 30.--The report
is reiterated that General Bea uregard
late of the Confederate army, is iu thce
[Frenoh service. It is stated he first
accepted~a colonel's commission, but
that since he has' been appuinted a
general, and is at present organizing
troops in the South of France.'
it is reported that the foreign am
bassadors met to-dlay in consequence
of the receipto o portant pews from
The Govern meat is considering the
qjuestiou of ordering an election for a
(Xonstitnnt A t..emnbly int Octobeer. It
is understood a majority of Mannistors
are in favor of the plan.
Arrangements have been made,
which, if successfully carried out, will
give. us news from Paris every day.
Lyons is now quiet, factious agita
Lion lhaving partially subsided. The
[:Jovernmnent hero have taken effectual
means to prevent a renewal of the
iisturbances in that eity.
The army of the Loire, now organir,
ing, will be commanded by General
General Ballaw, who escaped from
St rasbourg in disguise, hase arr ived at
Acdditional engaigenments have taken
place around P~arIS siee the last re.
ports, in which the French are repor
ted to have been successful.
A number of Italian and Spanish
volunteers are expected to arrive at
The weather continues warm and
The water in the river Is so low that
the Prussianes casily wade across.
Totias, Ootober .--A balloon ar
rived trom Paris, which left there at
2 P. M. yesterday.., No Prusiata are
risible near 'tl'aris,= and comuplete
nihence reighs round the city. The
balloonist obsetred, when over Ver
anilles, that the Prussian. were camp
sd there- in great numbers. liHe
breteoght 26,000 letters, lHe says the
icity ii admnirably defendetI. Half a
mil1 loh goldiere are behind her walhi,
well artneti ad disetplined. Firing
rrohn the fort. is so aco~rate that. the
Prussiatbs are -baffled In all attempts
t6 sitoet batteties. The city .1s post
feetly tranqnil and1 naty .i the
shops are open. The city is provis
oned for six months.
LoNnoN, Qotober 1.-A war bulle.
in, signed by Gambetta, announces
that the Prussiains were routed and
Vinoinnes and Versailles retaken with
9,000 prisoners and much artillery.
Oommunoation between Paris and
Rouou has been re-establisued. A
iespatch, generally thought to be
spurious, reported tbat a bridge at
Droll gave way and several Prussians
oannon and many lives were lost
Tie olootior of the French Consti
Luont Assombly occurs October 11.
A balloon with Paris mails descend.
9d at Dreox, and was pushed for.
ward for Tours.
Reports of fighting before Paris on
Wednesday are fadso,
PAnI<, October 1.-Thero is a daily
listribution to the inhabitants of 500
beeves. 400 sheep are to be sold by
the butchers, on docount of the Gov
ernment, at fixed prices.
MADRID, October 1 -The vomito is
increasing on the Moditorraneau coa t.
Fifty more new eases, and forty-nin 9
doaths at B %roelona, on Friday. It is
saidI that the.rovolution projected by
Duke Montpensicr has been discover.
LoNnoN, October 1. - General
Bonnhachi has escaped from Metz and
arrived in England with despatohes
for the Empress from Bazaine.
Touns, October l.-Late Paris ad
vicei state that the Prussians deman
ded the surrender of Fort Ivory, South
of Paris. The commandant refused.
The Govornment messenger from
Tours succeeded in entering Paris.
The Prussians seem diinolined to at.
tuck the city, but still occupy the
highest at reipeotable distances.
they have constructed an entrenched
camp at Versailles, and seem to have
gone into winter quarters. The Prui
sinns occup Pithviers. The citizens
of Rouen barricaded the streets, and
will resist the enemv. An engago
ment occurred, near Rouon, Thursday
between French sharpshooters and
Prussian scouts. The Prussians were
Beauvois is occupied by the Prus
A balloon from Paris passed ever
Evere. ux last Friday.
BERLIN, October 1.-The termina
tion of the blocade of the Baltic and
Northern soas is officially announced.
LONDON, October 1.-The bark
Pacha arrived, without obstacle, from
It is stated that the Purssians sur
rounding Paris have orders to keep
out of runge of the French guns.
The French are clamorous to be
led on a sortie.
Npw YORK, Oct. l.-Evcning.
Cotton heavy and liwer ; sales 2,289
bWles ; nplands 161;- Orlcanst 101.
CHARLESTON, OCtober 1.-btton
dull-midriliugs 141-; sales 700 bales;
receipts 426 bales.
ItvEi.:rom., Oct. 1.-Evening.
Cotton dull; uplands 8j ; Orleans 8j;
sales 8,000 bales.
DIr.n on the 28th~ ultirno, of dlisease of
the heart at his residence, near Rtidgeway,
Mr. ED. WM. DAVI$, in the tlfty-tthb year
of his age.
lIe was a gentleman of rare 'taleinta, of
hrigh literary atinarments and refined con).
ture. Many years ago, frorn choice. he do.
voted himself to the instru* tion ef youth;
and has been since lnsr February constant
ly and without Interruption, engaged in
teaching a school. On the dasy or his death,
he was in his usual healkh iad heard his
scholars their recitations, and assigned les
sons for the next day. After supper, he 'e.
tired to his couch, andl, as was his oustom,
read until sleep closed his eyes. The .next,
morning he was found deadl with his spec
tao) es, and his open book by his aide.
Enhdowed withI a high and noble nature,
he was true to, his friendsahips and ardent
in hits atinchments to lils relatives.
lIe wes brave, nmodest. generous and just,
dignified, courteous, manly and affable.
ie was a obariating tandl died in thes com.
munion of the Episcopal Church.
AT (lhe residence of Mrs. Rt. McMesteron
on F'riday, 14th October, will be sold .
and other liousehold and Kitchen Fuarni
ture. Terms Cash.
oct 6-x2ttues 11 thurs 18
]0E is: hercby giren (liat A pplication
wil emade at the next Seseion of the
Legislature, for An Act Incorporating Leb
anoen Presbyterian Church, Fairfield Coun,
ty. R.1 H iiERRON, U
JA MES TURNER, sr.,
The tateof South'Car'olina.
Bin W. M. NREL80ON Esq , Probate- Judge.
WTiJELIEAS, Dennis T Crosby has asp,
~Vplied to mue for Letters of Adlminis.
tration, of the Estate and effects of Richard
Crosby. Jeceased. Ti. are therefore to
cite and admonish all andi singular the kin.
dred and erediters of the saId Richard
Crosby, deceonsed, that they be andl appear,
before, ini the Court of Probate, to be he? A
at Wannaboro. on the 18th day of October
next, aftet' publication hereof, at 11 o'click
In the forenoon, to show cause, If any they
have, why the said Administration should
not be granted.
Given under any hand, this 8d day of Oo
tober, A. D). 1870. W. M. NE080N.
oct f-x2 Probate Judget,
A REGULAR eommunicatlon ofA
1.Wlnnsbors, Lodge, No 1l, A.-.
P.-. M.-. will be held on Thursdlay V
evening, 8th Irastatnt, a' 7j o'clock.
Dret hren will take date notile And gov
ern Ihemselyes accordingly. Diyerder of .4
thew . ..M
W. N. Cnisnna, See.