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THE FAIRFIELD HERALD
Publ ishel -very WCdeuiolay at
W 'INIJI , S. C,
DM POUtTES & WILLIAMS.
1'1134JIS-JA .11) VANCA.
onio Copy oei yer, - - $ (il
ive a o . 12 6'
Ten " " - - 26 in
Incivilized colntries the 10:intfc
ture of p:iper in variousi artioluA ol
clthnghc only bween the bulsiness4
of n vory wiar -p Al, but qnn~
harhaious p eople it it; an inda.-,itry
that has been vithivated fr hindred.,
Of year. % i"h us the mIloIyniit
still renatain in its ifiaoy, an.1 it, ha.
tak. n us dony 3ies to inater thm
difliculties attending its introduction.
AL first', oneimonatrr conifined
the:ir prod tiI-ion almio.-t. entirely tk
collars enll's, trill. a iid imila m1ior
articlei peraiinig t" the wardrnho.
Preojuld ico haviig be-n i" a geut
m m on es" r-m.', ('n-' iove .t -
lended their arei of prinallOtioli to
mhany iahrie of uiinivmal slo, bLt ri
ej1iring greCtr t1 nth id plaili
ty than the woru about the neck or
arius. 'Th I gar. - 11 de. Iy this
procees faINe to answer the reuiuire
1un)(s of oir .11y,) 1111 w e I not 1irt
en-ived with glicrall favrnr. At this
"inetimte o tifairs it, rellilinedi for i1a
Engtish in ventir ti .v the dilli(1l
tand pivo ui a vH re l -elel
paper fil bric. It is a m1i. tull C f various6
animal atul viy table saihti ets, the
former beilg wool, silks ar11 !-kils ;
the latter flax, jlte, bitip, anid utton.
'Those articles ire taill rmluced to :a
line 1p1411), tire beaichill, and then fel
todI by melanis fr appr~ioprliatto mnachino
ry. h l mi4ixi 1 cf th e110 ieveral
Subst nes irouce a f3abric of w n
derfi l flexibility :11141 Strength. It
Cili he sewed toge'er with at in.achin t
is readily am wonven fabries andi
IIkes sr11.4 * rOng Ia s0am1. This p
is of1 a very s -rvice ilo nature, and
is Illade ilto talek-cloths, n1apkins,
112ankeb ifs, <paills, curtains, shirls,
skirts, aUSl Various other articles of
d ress. The pettioat 0 nulo Croim this
Telled paper tire (if very elaborate de
sig n4 I 1I an Wlonlderlt tt beauty. T I I ey
are et her printed or staniod, and
h~ear s>. elosl it resemrblanco to linen
or cotton goods t' like de (ription, aws
to 1a1ilost defy the orutilly of' the
ablest expert. The staiped oplen1
worked skirt di-1l y a delievny il
pattern that it. wianht 1b0 a11lmot iml
issible to imNitat by tirdinary skill
with the needlo. Imlitation bilanhets
and chint z for beds, furnitire, or cur
tains, are also madlo very cheaply.
Embessed tablo cloths and figured nap
kins 1al1 of felted 2por, so elosaly
resemble Lthe genuinio daunask linen as
to be palmed o111 uillpon the unRuspecting
.As thet,. ui nettll artielo.
in Ge npapewr nrkino hWe
beeIn used for Neveral years. Their
cost is but a trille, and they pay for
them1slves boore they 24ru req'iired
t' be ca.st aside.
Felted paper is capablo of being
made141t, into hce, fringe, and triming,
and ffor tse sever I pIIrposes it I
nuequmalIled ill pohit of chleapness25 alid
dura1 bi!lity'~. I mitaltion loalthier is as
1ia3d( front1 tile sam1e4 mallttial, whichl
is perfeectly imIiper1vious to water. It
is soft (4nd1 plIiabIIle, andl is a v'ery useful
fab ric Cor cove r rng fuirnitulre. 11mak ini
into sholes, for belte, anid for many11
TnI Chiina and11 J Ipan, papoi )Or lothIing
has18 long been01 worni by the4 illbi 1tants.
good 1pper coa3t cos3t ing1 only tell
001415, wvhil th le expens~ tof an~ entire
suit is Ilmited to twenty-live cents1.
81tlItge Scuilt' ill the~ llust-Tile C'olor:'ll
3lrn'llcr froll! 80lh ItCitrtthil111,
Iior the first timio in tho history If
thbo governmentlIlu a netgro was sworn ini
to day as3 al meml~ber ofl the llouse~ of
vidual1is 13 J. W. lihinicy, and1( suiccodsi
B. I". W hlittt~loor, of cade~ttsh11ip sel
ling notoriety, from14 Soth1 Carolina.
Rlairnoy was loo4ted( to servo out thie
balance of WhIitemore)'s termi in thec
day of thlt se0ssion, ablout a~ week aigo,
thler) were) nilueous inqubie1s10 for the~
"niegro mem~lber," and to day, whein he
puL in) an.1 apjpealranee for' the fir'-t timelL,
he was the coutro of' attractio on1 1 the
floor as well as. in thea galleries. A
light miulaitto, with long, dark,
btraighit, glossy hir, busby side whlis
ko rs and1( dtsoidedly Caucasiani features
ho looks moro1' ike a1 cuban41 thlan a11n0.
gro. ill th4is rb23poo0t he is quiiete un.
like the negro Senautor fr-om Misi
sippi, Revels, who hua Africanl fea
.ttres as woll as1 t uo woolly hair.
hine came031U forward at the requelst of
the' Speaker,Laftor his credentiala had
.4ilnco t ook theo iron .olad path. I Ie d id
not meiet with as warmalI 11 r (e(cptioni on
the. part of the members na Revels
didl in th'W Sonate whon hie took
his sent in th-at body. As hoe
p$saed towards hii.i 'sont in theo
reair if the llall-the southlern corner
-thie only inenther who thought it
worth whiLe to Ah-ko hianda with him,
aasslloae Maynard, of Tionniessee,
nWhoer lie:ha~d ireached Isis place two
br three of the S1outh Carlolina 'mo04.
boddamtaover to congrattulate him.
Ihu evidetly felt a good deal ou of
tflateo, and niolittle diappointment
at the fr~v irg receptlin of the-white
eOralol. 'Tfeo negro mouenor's J r' t
AG wtu gtutnin fILor bf (leneral
.S houil Oeoi getei t' - f~ltriot of1
dolubbif,, Moe hi s flthof and moth.
Wlr# oth~ alivos,' atd is AboatI
thirty ninaesnaran~dt ...I- A uel . 0.
The voo-1 ol I day.; of' (illaude I)val
aInd hiiglhty tobberv seein to have
r'tumn nod in thbe vicin-t c :-avunnah,
judgmi g loim t ct , (004 t. accounts of
eve'al stii-.d-delivte1 IrasaOction
to be fouind inl tile daily journals of
that. city. JII seemis that \t doesiday
last. a Mr. ill was halted on the
LuiSville ro:td an] robleI Iby live
ditsg.uiedI men, (inll on tihe anile day
SOolr m , nannmd auil Talor
br eane the victim of a .simihar tramnau
I ion tin the A iyl, tAt road. T[, v lat.
ter hia.1 left, the City N, th,411 0 -c- it ihes
Id a lfII" when e i m a s h aIt t il I i a
thi--k itioi by five inwen i i .: i wih
d" ol barielled to1s, tOil iu'roni.
thorougbly conceal] t by make yhves
ho00. ani captse. Pctull waii tIikLI) into
(he woodi 1I.d 'ked to a1 tree, inl which
poicitionic hs aittr vared hi, icket
of 010 Iv anti ia other i tli things
an~d coolly dividbwd the spoil befi-o his
eyes. They then left hm bound to the
t reo, wlion h is houd crie:; ,;ub.,t-nt ntly
brought, two nomf Io his :Ssiytarce,
who ro hn-led lim. But. ole of tihe
robbers spoko ditougholit tho allhr,
and he ueId ver.y good Englisi, from
whlieb it i:4 int'erred] that heo ws a
wb ito lob. The d isguvises were so
pericut,e Lit, 1101 f the 0 -.hers1- (ould
bto larkel ini the sliglest viay. TFhm
is IM doubt that the I',lbbeiiS nie
both conlitiitted! by the ae pnrly.
Wede 11(111day otiling, D(c. 21, 18U
kbotli.4 '411w 11".1nd c m iin
Thel( ontiageous fiuniis perpetrAted
uplon tiltm peop'e (if' Sotharohln,
in the" name (1f (he lIn11. Comis ionl,
ar! enlouj;h, aus tho /opul 1/imnl suggl t s
to co:udemni it. lut our rellections
0ism it e alwa s gone omn hmt
Ivc1!rr. It w':s deined to faiie,
had it been honiestly atdlliI:istertti
from the tort, and will fail inl the
c.d, if not abol i.,bed, however honCt
ly its WlairN be coinineted in the Ce
ture. Al why 1 Simply beienuIse it
enouitirag s the sepaaitiol of the C'l Imk
laborer from lthie farii cap'itali. t,
eauses him to .suat oil 61"m 11 a
kindly influen11ces Of intereFst. d irect Cd
by int illigence, in isoiated poverty,
ignoraL.ee and unhkilulAness, and so
perpetuate.F, t Ipo little patcles of
floor land, tiho very worst, featlures ift
a moslt wretched aid I letogiado y..
tem of' A.griculture. We have often
peronionIIoeed it a. iserable humbug
lestined to fail because of its own 08
sential rottennoss and weikines. Any
intelligent laborerI Woul prcferi' ten-1
antry IIOI Cegnllitable termi to tihe
Sitviatter Nystem proposed by the aLandi
Commissionl. Until som1e capital Ie
accinnulat.ed out of wages, inde peid
cut e1fo1t apart from1 t(e cap-Ita ist, In
every branch of labor, is fa Ins
prolittble n hn that which is coopera
TIhe Ilesson of' civilizationi on the
subject of Agriculture i, tha 1 a' I
smi ial area is 13nuchx worseo thani a la1rge
one, if thiere he. bu11t lit lbrain and ~i
all muscle14 ini the tomt 11 of cualtulre,
and that a small1 farn is onwly better
than~1 a la rgplant 111at ionl, *hen mu1chol
of manures and14 cr'ops, andt much4:1 sk(ill
in tile use4 of Iingenlious inachineo~ ry ar10
Olmployed ill its mlanagemnllt. Who1
3 it a fool would OxpeCIt lmuchl lal or,
oitheor in) th 1numb1 Iier or cha ratcr <f.
anlythinig except ignoranlce, imorli
ty and)4 crlime, upon1 tho0 little patches'
e :ratecd an1 in~ch and a half deep l y
a11eleon 1ule d riven by a poverty
sttrickenl and4 8111101 freedman,11 wich i3i
thie Land Comm~lission pr~oposes to in
trodunc, in order to regenorato Polith(
Carolina, and causo her, after the
prostra(tion of war, to revivo a1gainl
and bloom andt blossom as tile 1'oso ?
If cutting upj poor lands into flfy
aura fatrms would bingH knowledge,
and1( skill, and14 temlperarneo and ind us
tr'y, (and4 c.apital1, theire woutldli be0 some
senaso in1 th la mall( farma theor'y. Bt
if, on the contrary, the tendency of
suchx cutting up of planItatbons into
patches, is to lesson theo knowledge
anld illh anld virtuo and3( resources of
our a1gricutlturiste', why attemlpt so ab
surd an ofl'ort to falsify Iluiv~rsatl ex.- 1
perienIce ? A "inglo conisiderat ion
thoughtless. It is this. If, untder
our present systlem1 of ettiture, which
so imuch needs Iimlpr'1oiemetl iltellIi.
genlt wthite3 men, whlo ha.vo planlted for
3oars, who own thae 113nd, owni theo
stook, own the planitatio m1131plemnents
anti well built stables, barns, anti
dwelling-houses, andt who commiand
conisidcr'able czash capi t.l andi credit,
yet have fiailod to do mollri thiai ntro
ly esoapo bankruptcy, what blat disas
trotis failuto can be expectedi of no
groes possessinig nonoe of there im-.
ioniso adlvantages, wh len they shallI
ptark in debt and attemnpt to oultivato
their mihorable patches., oin a system
of culturo that will exaggerate, to the
extentL of caricature, every bad fea
tuare of our present systemr, andl intro.I
dioe not a singio redeeming good
one"'" The whobi tnsii i bu.d to
f.il. It ne~r I s ditutibed us to I
so that inuch lit least, and i a great
deal iorc that s'allow charlataus and
inflated ignoraniu,es wid never listen
to because cornin'g from us. Indeed we
only write at aill,'to piji keep up the
Lone and ebarac(ter. of tho white race
during this thiuir dreary probation,
ainId tintil their thought ligain ha' all
rplIortunity t toake the fGrm of fact.
('oiversalioaichisnwnt, wA hieb we
ronsclit. to a ei a t l i -st, solu
tihn f a in. 't p ni g in,'iti cal pro
Ibem, box al ch .ly,:a 1, wtei6i d i.cI ctn
nel it frim irel i ,v, s. u li v i
ranhe i--e the whi (i ino i f this
Utate l . 11 ij -vted t ei ti Ii . -
) rest iet t iVi IaI d til iI o r I ;.. ill
Ole C I'll 11 O'lj i. l it v i( c ji sotI
the ainie. i' t let viu:. to ve of' aliv to
IC t iii ' i'co pt iion, I' ) v;I og h ' .
yiMo juiik P b:Iu.r . p i e KI.,
und above all tIiJ1;:- ',t k :ii.dl lct
3-rbiIna-;%'y %1rre4 .%1
'"Thecaseofn Li. ,inr eas K'imy"
which e'puidi-1, I b -' Ullioln the
/ of' pI I Y It I' e I[i. -; I: NV W e
sincerely d*u,in u i,. u~t *, Pilhili,
i t (11O ' ih t( i. t JI~1siItltl w ill
hitb1' a tildi . the attptto dCul
wiith ruitlc* w r Ia k, tb ei
wine than b iill C c i n s "I law will
ve Iva t Iany :I :i l~ :i v.h o now s hr it ,ks
fioin the thiight, ursAves for ex: m
pe, into atc-op .u- t w it S , if not
i smthidie :' rae of proi
rInedC~ies for. plibhie. w Ionlg. Th
wi peoplet o fil it 11lii lo C o wa-e
And old- , as i vi <'i y a telt, hatleI
1ro dfoini tio, a o d virtual tit (a
Ibsre t. 0....Nw es Ieen whlo
N. h ehir u:iversal '-stilm lit, 4f
jtelie sttioll 1.r1 tyralln y Under the
0irrtns Of fie'd ion iit, dealti with alu
ahi lly, it 1 iy i Convet nrderers
"to m artyrq andl r.-b-r their exami
-1 I of violence contaiblus. e ve
are very co y ti o diet the killing
for we will not call it ainin
do ca. tse e oig ti pim) f one
idl red ispiring .nt1 i m fifty
vhitoe nllwtil1t:t li1 re,1 f r every
uloter bl ought, to nilhti in en t0,t il anhy
ither way than by The stilteyt cW, on
ormnity wit hevry ri uii ementt whirh
he Law has coinival frii th-e llotIe
ionl of Critninal.
4)nnc 1 on asialora Sch-aolts.
Sen0ator Sonwe plgesi hel 01f to
delegation of A e oled tol izins of
Vaahington, lo eniat all is energies
o obtain the its l Xii ' ent of iNixed
chools, but vonfeses that he doe not
xpect o to Seerd. It se to t US
hat it would he nr if the sincere
divoentes of such a mneasure would
ait lor a1 generationl at lesuntil
leoplo forget, o some extent, that in
;roem have beran A yes ; for, suirely, it
t, e possible :.( all tlo ove ino e the
iarkbtin f raeia buelh intea
hi'euitican ly ednattoi
iaoreseta tis ot theac racet have
ilstatediitsi with a ri en thsuy
essi inehose sphretof l wich pre
uiri' itigenoceII educti oboad
haraci nl te. " i ina kny i s lif bt1 lia
ammoni isns peniren aoaplca
e othere. W11I le b'relle if h'
dackts in this Stae llil deflit.erae
rvy choe searte schols t i-efera
doyor to genrtie.idotnat lestte
Ise~ncethi would be better Thir
vibo choicbe now, then they l avei i i t
itjityh wohl di arbi pr.judice in
hev futte. Werle w hot iceubfican,
vinwld trae as resroluption. h
Woorhave ysembypegt toha iie Uni
eit to the tite fo~lr thie lty ye.
pstekic of ths e partoye bya the
*noeyequlo rh .then Adthi.
Andty towad ehostabs h natlt
ds irnsiution forthe backs.own
'r heco in yeae~Th i artd o
W. Sae seil ttetion tlo Sthe
receives nothing in'taxes, and must,
itself, nc't the interet on the money
paiid out for tioso lai(. Aro not
the poeple justilled in -deletaring hat
the Laiid Comiiiotier and the Ad.
visory hoard ure utterly indifferent
alike to the wolfaro of the State, the inl
torests of the Republican party, and
the prosperity of the peoplo ?
lor ourselves, We have lost all fur
ther hope inl tihe lind Co lninission.
Ill I;,.-it'l it was beuel lent ; inl ckc.
cutioln it is a co-tly failricand fraud.
LIet .vI ue usures be iow devised 1(
will tk t: the State out of the land
huo.-s u.a ( ilkiy v.-, pus,ible, and
with the- leave idul 0 Some
! tl L been d'.., lhat com'ipared
wNi t i nica n' c',olloed. tile rtsniv ts
*it, r .:l mptiL!o. I,--t tLe S ~tate clos-,
Ity thle Lkl t'nni~in r.aliz.e what
C' 11 inr l a is >1d 1:1114 , add th'e d .
li':i to i's piuhtie debt, ;uid le bt ene
f I. sv'l w enIgh to 1:-ep forevor
..u. , the (. 9 b tic .11and every
Whv i.s youfr'im inigristshni io(eey I?
I Wanit tu ru'n tha't ar iiuactline. I tel
yout wliy. I had a white Ial to till
oiucs et-ho iar a good in-iti-I
liind hit not (1uiito w, well nor a
b6 6the1r. W I ji t fure the leetion, I
k1y (n eit i nll c m 1011in roun that -tar
mn an takii of hill, oil' aside anid a
lock in of arims with himt ain whisperin
with him lik solinrthill terribul war
the iatter. I that somthio war in the
windva, au beguni to aX him what war
rong-le ,aid tha wanted himt tu liV
with thein. Wel 1. gess thar war
mvlor-'n 40 puri. osi arter him. Sum
frumii afur an sivnm fimi neer an sui
fLaun111 firther, ai thtn war offrin fabu.
h10 prisesi. I thot th.it sunthin war
the iatter, an that I li-id not found
out alI, so lik a mnan under Ili presiuir,
I koklduds t> imak oie despurate of
for t tu get himi. I offered himt my
platashuoni aii appurtentarces of hous
hold ai kichen furn't.ir with a mo1:.
gage of' same if' he Would 0ta-I ti ot
I h.id hi Iml, but cie of my nabers ccm
along bi iii hou.4 walkii astraddel of a
boss, an on-rd himin all thatnn his5.ar
ler, with bruissels karpet Cur his iws
tu lllep, in nt a plate at his taleo fur
his itt le black pig, an -ays he, if you
dont tak1e that, I w lt klaim hation
ship with you. I Le blaht ding, (my
good old presbiterian unkiles kuss) if
ho didnt take him. I missed it oi the
black Tpig question.
P1 S. No purison loAt by that ar
traiLsnesuitin ceptiot live, an that war
bcckahiso I didtit hav senio to reocol
lct that ai- black pig.
(~N-i'N'yvu'vFvnattrI-iyvo.nT "ivi IFit.
Wlho werc the First Wiilemen ?
Thie inlteresting Iguestion hlax oftdfl
been discused, "Whd were 'the first
itiatedi; nt thd sen-rutliig riton; nort
iilte hirdy Paine; ndr the steadlily on
Ituring am hulibiious D~utchan; nibi
thve boldl Norwegian, ebitld of thdo Sed
K ings. No, the Spanilardu--Biscay.
1is anId losquevs-firat dar'ed to at
tack Live Le vita uipod Lihe htigh
eas; aetrly as 1 575. T1rue; someti
htavei tried to provo theo Norwegians
wi-h t ho first in the Hold, hut they
hvave not tnade out a Cleatr ease. It
its probilab ly thte ivorwhvale, grinpijus
Lrnd otheir smvall vecrsionus of the gireat
wyhale they htunted. The old nintethi
sentitlry vlavigattor; 0. ith< i'e, the Nor
tvegian, who-e wonderful advenituresv
wre tavk'i dowin fronti his own hipa
by no less -t an thaniv Kinvg Alfred,
aftent speaks of hvinvg slain sixty
whlesl in two days-latly iimpossible,
itf real whales had been lin question.
Thlvis mtudh isl der'tainv ; the first whale
bone whlii cver found its wany into
Envglanrd, idas picked up from the
wvreck oif di Biseayan ship in 1594, and
whenv, ait tho close of the sixteenth
reutittry, thy H v glisvh firat beg an to
fit out whaleoships; tby wore obliged
to eall on the Biseayans to dit'et
themi ii their preparaitionr, and to till
thve moret important ofliceis ini the
;hip.-N. Y. Comn. Advceaser.
R,:t'sin b -rnta Sendot. 8t's-rvc....
Tho pro6cedings of the Blohrd of Edu
aationv, published thvis morning, show
that that botly is making most imipor
tant obanges in the ptrehent school
tystemi of the Statd ;is iridedd i'evis:.
heclaitse allowing a fotor to vote
fdr only two of tha Sohool Diroetorti
provided for, is not onily a ne w feature
mi our elyev Aystom, but is an im
port ant one politically; as it is design.
ad to give tiho miiliority par'ty in crieh
younity at least oneo inmbr of the
Board of Directors. Of course, if
politios shouuld unfortunvately be in
Lroduceed into the canvass fore Ricors1
hve majorhtf party in a county, will
3leet the Superintendant gaitl one
Director, thus havinig a mavjority of
he Board ; but the minority wil1l
iave onie representative in the Botird.
p'his is as it should be.--Montgomecry
rIsnsErtov oit U. 8. Ti~oops.-.Llke
he Bourbons, who never forgot any.
hlng and never learn anything, the
30vernment recently renowed thve oi,
erimetit. Troops were sont to Au
likta, Ga., atid they were placed near
Ite polls to watch the olcctioii. The
'esult is, that thme Democrats elected
ho Mayor by 800 majority. So may
t be when Georgia hold. her State
lection thvis month. .Tho peoplo aire
irod of thskindim of work.
THE WAR IN EUROPE,
Loiqobei, Daoember Ib.-'IThe, Pall
Mall Gazetto, in an ably writteh'leader
argues against the declaration of Par a
of 1656, because it may transfer th e
carrying trade almost entirely to the
The Grman adv'ance on Havre has
turned 4ide to l'ieppe, which was
probably occupied to-day.
It is ndw donsiderod impossibicfo'*r
lNris to ineivio as,i.atance fro'n the
provi nuc.. With the fa ilure and r otreat
of the Army of the Loire, all hopes
in that dirootion n'ro lost. TlWh Ger
m-Fin look upon the cap1Uituii of
thI e t! Y am . qa g4smin of t i lIte, a Ad it
i atiIIu?,1IeLd that Kia" Willini only
a w;1iiS tha4t event beforc roturing to
IBor '!.Atx, beoemlier'0. 'h
peo)p. i this city are very patriatic,
a are sndiigj a lag lunber of
r ert (it tth.: front, and are e(plp
ping an,l drilling more. Gambetta, in
a telo.'a hplic circular to the Pi efects
of Departtilinlts, from the hieadquart
Urs of Gen. CAancey, says Chaneoy
continues to resist the hitac'k' .'6f
Prince Frederick Charles, tiaking pris.
one's art inflicting lieavy losses on the
encany. From thi.s you way know
how falso ire German de.,patches
which itato that the Army of tMe
lh'ire is crubed. Gen. Charicey,
with oily ona huIalft that arimly, still
resist successlully German advances.
liONNON, 1iecember 10.-The Duke
of Mecooklie! m; reports a savere bat
tle with C .rmy of fboire at Beau
gency, % I 'ie the Frentch wore reitn
forced. 1,500 pris6hers and sik guns
captured. TIe reinainder of the
Vhenwlh army is on the road to Bour
gres , it wvill b captut ed or beaten.
LiIA.tI, _h cII ber 1 .--GenelAh
Delh Courl ias arrived f'om P1ris,
by balloon. Ile savs, on the 30th
November and 2,1 Deconber, the
Prussians lost 15,000 prisoners and
six gium'. le ,ays Paril. suffeors n6
prl ivat ion. Ilam and St. Quetin
were ocolpie'l by the French..
us u, December 10.-The
French. nasu idog the offensive before
Paris in large force, were repul-ed at
nightfall, after A day's artillery fight.
Lot xN, ljcemiber I1l -The wife
of John Slidell is dead.
IhI-.:r.s, D)ecesibor; 1.-'T'he Ini.
dependence Beige says at midighton
the G:h, a letter from Moitke t livel
at Paris, aniouncing the captire of
Orleans and summonin Paris to sur
i'tder. Trbchu simmdned hisL col
leagues. P.card was iLclined to
treat for benerable terms. Trochu
said overtures di,closed the enemy's
npprehensions. He represented that
Franco had everything to gain by
pro!ornging the struggle, and Paris
could hold out for a long timo yet.
The conimittee unanimously resolved
to coatinde thed war, and to rejoot tbe
pro posal for surrender.
Ra atches fr om Cuba indicate that
all the instiurgent 'hiefs will be execu
ted as soon as ei'ptured.
'I'ho Russians are rapidly conoon
tratiny the Turkish frontioir,
I I.ItLIN, DleceIbor 3.-- he 'Queen
has received the rollowing telpgram
fi'oni th'e Kirig :"dieneral Ioad
(1pmrter., Tuesday, 13th. After four
days fighting arodhd IReadgency.; the
F' ench retirud to Blois and Touirs;
Tr dir loss was severd. Many dbsort
era came in our lines hero ind at
I Ah'r, bee. I N.--Th Prussians
have entirely withdrawtn froma this
The steamer Erie, with arms for
Frahee I'romn Amehea, sailed from
Engl and yekorday for this port,
Thlaree hunadred thousaild F'renoh
or is in perfect health. lie declares
he will never return to Paria support
ed by a mlillitary power. The people
have font tiunes approreud is elction
and they only have the power to res
B]nLouiN, Dee. 14.-The lProvinoial
Correspondence, in an editorial, says
the bombardment of Pariv has again
been postponb'd from purely niilitary
W Asur so-ioN, Dec. 16. - The
French legation here considcrsi the
situatioin almost hopeless.
LON DON, Dec.. 15.-it is tliought
that (oen Manteuhiel is marching on
Caen and Chei-bourg. Dispatches
fromt llavro, however, annouhce that
his retreat south is precipitate. A
balloon with a mlail from Paris had
descended at Hloraflours.
Theli supply of gas in Pai-is is ex
It is announced that Austria wished
to mnaintain the existing guarantees
for European peace, yet desirous of
sparing the suseeptibilitos of Prussia.
and atiheros, w'ithouit reservation, to
the approaching conference.
NEW YonK, Dee. 15.-A Blerlin
dispatch of the 18th to the Hle-ald
says Bismath'd organ insjstg on a eoni.
vocation of Consuls-General, and that
there should be a selection therefFora
of delegates to a national eonclave, to
consider the reeoristrutneion of the
French Government with a tibw to
peace proposals. It is said this emana
tes from Naspoelon, and that he has
stated that while the present irrespon
sible mozb are leaders of powet-, even
the reduction of Paris would fail to
Other rumors insist that a plebisoite
Is now proceeding in Paris with a
view to an early peace.
BIohosEAux, Dee. 16.--The knb..
perfect of Hlavro denies having adht
a despatch announcing a French victo
ry at Paris. H[o maintains, however,
that there is a precipitate retreat of
the Prussian. in the north of Frane.
A dIspatch from the umronaut who
landed at Hoenfeurs, says he has, good
news fromi Parik: thwoal. -P.alld.n
has retired from the ser'vice.
Paris letters of the 9th say the si
uation is good, and that thii -rep'ise
the ormy of the Loire anf 'the okhup
tion and recapture o f Orleans ha
not discouraged the P'arisianp. The
is a general denthrnd for more sorti
and an uniNorsal approval of tI
.unswpr sent by Gen. Troohu to Go
von Molke, and the people all so
they will resi.t to the, last. Ti
weasures taken by the Governtmot
siiice 'the coinonceinent of the sioc
fire accepted willi'ngly by the popult
tion. Having iusured itself agailn
wasto of provisions, of *hiob th'0've as
enough fresh on band to last 'It
Vebruary. the GoVermuent will aga'i
have fresi menu, rations inued to ti
ini'habi'titts. 0 har provisions ai
bu fficien t'o last eik month7.
C nII.ESTON, )cebiher 1 7.--l'i
st emship Mlerce de-it, from No w ol
to Charl.-ston, i asiore on Folly Ishi
brea:kers, ui' Snthi of the bar. Vod
10 11 titleertainl.
M itirYu s, Decemuberr 1 7.-T'hree ii
eli"- of binoNv leit anid fotAr ht, Yjitt
WASHINOTON, D-cniber 17.-TlI
'corretponde'int of the hallidno'e S3a
te'egrnphaf hanioc that. Al.orney-Gene
nl Acke'rhan hais intimitted to the Pres
dent. L is early"rer-gisntion. partially c
aecont. of sickness. The A t''r'rne.
General awards the $250,000 witliell
from the Cheroliee., en account of 11
Cherokee participation in the rebollioi
loderick R. Uttler, unemeuBler i6 Co4
gress (rom Tennessee, has beei In'die
(d for perjury. lHe has b.en held i
*,000 hail on' two lorgery indictnicnt.
Hlis colleaige, Stokes, we t. his bhil
Tiaoy, .ecdthboi 17.-Feranklin
tier and wife, 'two of the oldest an
most rebyftclable cihltiners of Southami
ton, we'e murdered by their blind so1
Who dniuted Vtl the ratheir aboi
his vS ''].
. WirAI 6ToN, fq. C',, Y5e'cember I I.
Zalck N sieLnnghliii, one '6 th'e notoriot
6utlakvs of Robes.on 'Count , aii'd r(
*hose 'capti'iro a lArge 26'wArd has bee
offored by the Gover 6t ihe Still
and the atithorities oV itobeson Comi'i
was killed yeeterdv iliear Aryle; 11
I[enry IB;ggs. MclLanghlih lnd ire
Biggs to nccompany him on dn 6 Ii
prelatory excursions, Bigs brng it
armed. Stoppinig in a swAmp, the
bdih.a fire nid lay down to rest-. c
Langlblini fell Asleep, wileU 13'g gS
'clred his postd! and alot hion detn,
The affair has caused great eiciiemiel
and much rr-joicing in Robesoit in Cont
wheie McL-intgblin's knaiy bloody deed
had made him a terroi to all good cit
eas. A.Company bf United Sintt
soldiers is still in that County, aidin
the citizens in their efforts to captunre o
kill McLaddhlih'i '66nfederates.
WASnINOTON, December 18.-Th
Central Market is burned ; two per
sons perished in the flameq. The tel
egraph committee of the House is un
animous in favor of the Governmed
telegraphs, but divided as to plans
SANTA FE., Decc-iber 18 -At E
Paso on the 17th inst., B. F. Willianns
r. lawyer, shot Senator Fountain
wounding hitm seriously. Williami
while resnsting arrest, killed Judge
Clark. Ca tain Btanch. of the Stat
Police; thieh kille~d Williams.
Three hundred] men teok Michae
[Lochenui, who murdered Jacob Bel
fromi IDd Angelis Jnil and hung hin
Nktw Y~inK, Dec. 17.-Evening.
Cotton firm,; sales 2,640 bales at 15)
CnIAhi.E5T8N; December 17.-Col
toh steady-muiddlings l4} ; sale
600 bales ; receipts 1,8~87 bales.
Laivaninoot,, Dee. 17.--Evening
Cotton liteadj-uplands 8t ; Ofed ar
8[-; sales 14,000 bales.
TiiE Gbanron~sHIrpo ALrAnArItJ.
Mr.8Smith; the radical Governor o
Alabaima, who hias been li'dlding ol
to his office against the clearly et
preasc*d elbetioh of Mr. Lyndsaiy i
succeed huim; hiat lni'.lly conmsented
resist the will of the people no longe
and has given up the offlce withdu
any futrther racourse to liti gation e
any aippeal *blatetbr to ardis. Thi
Smith, strong rftdleitl as he Is, rebeult
hy "went back" on lisa bofored ti-ien8
and denied ever grantihg thidb un,
favors or evoi- countananoing them a
all. This wse while the litigatlo1
*as pending, and wasn eidently in
tended as a lpeaeo offering to hi
Demoeratie opponents. After 8ul61
a reoord the verdiet in regard to hi
oterthrow inust bo "served hic
t-ight."-~efo Iork .Herdtit.
The Chicago Erening~ Post says
John H. Sittratt is going to raisi
money by lectutring on. the 3s.-assiona
tion conspiracy. Can't the rthan piel
pookots at funerals ; or rob graves:;
or take a contract for feeding an ota
phtan asylum ; or stead the widows
nlite fdr a living wdhout making
money out of a obnpeetion that ren
dbru him a death's head among livinj
menl? Is there 4 men in Matryland~
u~here Surratt proposes to commene<
his looture--who 0an sit and lister
~e the leottxre without being tied ti
the bench 1 And will the girls kisa
himi for his motheri
Gov. SCOTT AND riS FnaNn, WHIT
rKxoniE.-Thte New York sun says
When Oov. Scott, of South Carol!
na, was inaugurated for is secon<
terni he entered the Hall of Repre
tentative, at Columbia leaning upor
the arm of the notoriottg Whittemor<
bho is now a mnember of the Genera
Assembly of South Carolina, and whi
has been twio'e kicked out of th<
[louse of Representatives. Gov.- 8o'ti
Is evidently not parttcular sib'out hdi
Will General Btler's Policy i
regard to the fishery question provt
tnother Fort sheky affr
Executor's Final Notice.
ALL person~s hiijg blaims aigainst tht;
estate of ICharles Rabb, deceased, late
of Fairfield County, will present them an.
to thenticated in due fornm of lhw to the un.
re dersigned, o or before the 16th day of
ka January nebt, er ho debarrei ptyient
to thereoe. t,'408. W. RAItB, dr.,
doo 19.x2$1 'Qualified Executer.
y SHERIFF'S SALES.
11 Y virtue of suAlry'e'ecu'tlons to me di
' rcted, I will offer for sale at Fairfield
O Court House on the first. Monday and the
- diy following, in January next, within the
t legal honmrs or sale, So the highest lfid er,
for cash, tho following Personal Property.
lrchnmers to pay for Tiles.
One wagon, ne sorrel mare, 8,000 pound
Sseedl cotton, mnore or less, 2.000 pounds
e folder, more or less, -i1 hisheli corn, inore
cor n1s..a md one bale of cotton, levied 11pon01
athe pi r r..y of s40lh 'Koller, a t thi
uit. of J. Milrryom.'Wihnid,
One lot of reed cotton, one li 'of cor.
amid one hot se. levied upon as tho prop'ery
e of Geor, e "olly, at'the suit of S. B. CloV.
k ney. for another
d One" lot of merohandise fa 'to'e t
lures, levied upon as the properly of . rt
CNMsIter, at the snit of D. R. SteveonSo,
.J. B. Ferguson, and E. IL Stevenson, E.t
cutors and ixeQnitri;, against J. JR. Mc'e
e'ter. ... L. IV..AU VA L L, 'P-. F. .
WinntlAr'6, pe'o. '17, 1880.
e doec 20-x2j1
7 Thompson, Woodvard & Lawl
d IAVEust received, and Aro 'continmlly
reoeivihg additions to ther'r ieneral sto'
Cr Goods and notiones,
Boots and Shoes,
Hats and Caps,
Tin Ware, &.,
And offer evrytihlng 'now at greatly reduo
ed prices, not that we intend to MO Irk,
but make an important chang'e in our bus
ness, which is, ?r'osi this 'ti'no until further
i notie, t'6 sell ?or
We Will positdiely make n' eteeptions tin'
V feel pursuaned liiat by adhering strictli
t6 i11,1 syst'em, we will be enabled to se
goods much low'e' thai1 herbtoforo. Call
y ind be convince'd.
bur st'ook of Rehdy M1a'de Clo:hing, coll
siting of C'ssinmere S'dits, n') Ovel-oats;
&., "'d 'o'M:r at cost.
A1NY one des6iring to puihasl A fln3
young Mulo, can get. a bargain bk
onlling,on.mio at.my ptore, three doorssoutt*
r of J. 1' MlatthewsmJr. The Mile isa goou
size for plantation itse;
a dee 17-t2xl Ht. J. REFO.
HAVE YOUJ HEA--h
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8ud G ofobate Clotl, Farfe Coun;
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Turer M~ ory, dec'd al&tepe'on
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ndCohanged our PltfrmScae, o
heler; Hosehd arnd tob~ue Bealrgn
onYe Sc et rasidto Tool, re.garles of
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