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The Lost Cause.
BY PAUL it. HAYN,
When Sherman's army was passing
through Not thei Georgi1, a sall
detactment or ,thq rLh Colpnetiout
Cav'aliy, that, as forages, had w a n..
dered from the iaiu body,stopped at
the ho:,e pf a %yi la awp.nan, 0 amed
Ho119. TOe widow had a woll htouk.
ed poultry yarl, and a i uber, of
pet pigs, which of Cou.sa th,; Yaukes
at 6nc- iappropilated to their own
Now, let the reler un lers tand
th.t a Axq-tolgn frarmer's wife I 6oks :
UpO-1 the0 11g, g'O..t or sNt 11, as a
b.wrou an.in 4t I N,;var did anoieit
Egypctti r d.& t.iu Croc>diln, or
l> )der1l 3:.1.1 Oia ki lo'- 'dOtal.>'
witttv"more-of- reverenitta IomplA
ij, fhlirfore, he tuped that
-o U_i W . w n'S t"rfi.bly. inl hg1'an:t
when sie saiv fivr pigs,' Ohel by 0::e,
-subjutoted to the'C"sarp sliift" of Cord
At last, when the'Yiikee corio ral
seized upon a prot':y brow I an I wh:L
grunter-her esp.ci .1* rwrite.-id
iade preparations to exe.ut.j hi.m,
her pattence enLirely gave wVay. FShe
rushed forward, tore the struggling
and sq.etaki ig infloceit trom t1..
grasp of his turte.itor, and eurt.,
otut suoh a torrat of abue, I I
* ke b-poet.*tors srood iig:ia t I
,IntiLead ot appreCCirs,Tlag Ih:II of
tie thitig, ver,. tie ciorporal wax.
ed absurdly 'hgry, a .d a i. e aat
acetic followed . The p, or w an was
treated with gross imdigfi , a'..d tie.
enemy went ou "far us w. thir,*a.te tie
burning of the houso und promi.es.
Mrs. Hi:s, like a s w:..b"e womal
preteneed to ) ie:d. 8h1 aba114dond
every thing to ie m , raudr,.
Buit it h.sppeaed that a compatv of
boys had been urg,anix -d itu the
neighborhood aud w.ie tuen wili;n
aGO,'' said Mrs. lHollis. to her
dang atr, Bitsy, ' go, .id tel,j a.
likely and the reat to cune und help
Betsy mounted On a Imlule, rodo
away unobserved, and 11ightfall, re
turned ith tposa juyeni .
to back le'.
They waited until ti Yfankee had
drunk thensuive iotvly blind wvith
corn ivhisky found in an out hoise,
whe rubing into the fron't parlor,
they attacked them, shot one noti-von.
missed ofliger dead, VUunded several
privateo, and put t i reliaitider to
'flight ! Threodof the Yankees' hor.,es
were captured, and a cclivass bag,'
containig gcoenbaoks ti the auount
k"retty well, for a half so,ro of in
CxpC ioeced bos, the eldP.t of' whom
Was not 1'7 yearts old 1
GENERtAL M'AxEY ORiEoG, A NECDoTer.
Sunday morni.ng, M~ay 2nd, tue
C.renshaw .Battery,. coiunand '1d by
Captain WV. U Crenshaw, of Rioh.
mond,- took its departure from Camtp
Lee, for the seat of war near Fre'de.
riokeburg. . We arrived at' our dais
tina.tion about 111 o'cl>ek that evening
and aftor unloading .the cars, took up
our bed, for. the tirst tiine, On the
ground, in the def'eeee of'the South;
Bpwet'$. blep, other to -think of theo
dear ones Jlt.bahind..
TIhe following day wvas" a cheerless
one, and we were ordered to 'go into
camp, a quAartqr of a mille.distanat from
the turnout,("Summitts"), on a neigh
boring Ijial., Thel camp was an excel
lenano ; t. the grond was wet anid
subby. The whole day was devotod
to pitchinag our ..t ents, tand making
everything as eoipLurtablo, as posei.
- On Tue-diy, wvo wvere to bo'review
ed Bi'igaoier General Maxoy Gregg,
to- whia.se braganfe we acOre a.sigaaed.
SOf coud; theore wan syme fixinag
doe As to presnIt' a fino rip piar
ancee ; .ad u' gooad 6adal aif dui4.,it.y
exited' in the breasts of fio 'iiniut ld.
ted, as to.the anner of doinig it, aind
what soi'6 of a'Geeal wad to 'coit.,
At the houtr appointed, (11 o'ook()
We wbre ondabo grdeuid, anad shoirtly
af'toraonoral- Gregg and staff' nade
their aippe-.rancee. It hr w611 fcao~n
th at the Genroal- Was utst a. esLle
deaf.1 On tb'hdoutag ws., 'apt.
*prenpbew vould ad,dross him, ho~ re
over .4 h.ie qarters,; and . p4rtilp of
home roffeshinient L. (TPue Capt.'-kept
a splerjdi'd.art iolo of ,Cogoae.), 'This
Ag tijfi .as lel.iy9er.d in a tons o,f
vomgg wrtdjy ylower t,han tgiUal?gatI
e veryb i nts,imnomom tl&.
General briskly replied :
"Thank yo, Cuatain . cer.inl_
eertainly," and away they g4llo;e'l t
Hard enrns are caur-ed by too mu,h
pir4ssmre i.f the boit, or by its being .
-louse o .to silp b it-k zid forth on ih.
.pit whvie the corn aft,urward. Ahow
itNelf. Mdical boAsk record %evera
pi .es where p:triiAg a corn ha; caust-d
'a ble-ding which no known neitb
could airest,* and deatI etsued.
Nothing hwider than the finger.Iail
-ever ought to be ilowoed to toneh the
Corn, wh%cb coa alwas be curel, or
kept from cautsing Ilicunvenience, 1)
simply batlihig the part in warm
water for half an hour fir seveial
diys il succession ; --ften a sinigle ha.h
will accouIIpIimh the object of e"r.oftun
ing the parts adjacent to the actual
corij, that it can be picked out with
the finger-nail, ad then the shoe cat
be- instantly worn without dis.
comfort, which anl hour before g-tve
great p,in. It mtny return inl a week,
or a mouth, but the samo treat meit
w-il alkViyi av.til. P.tring c ouse$ tholu
to spread und take deeper root.
A Stolon Pino.
The Bv:muf,rt XRpublican say,s :
The aase of B.olai, agaiist 0. C.
Duebl-r, pre.ents some points of il.
terest to many of our riad](ierd. There
is a great deal of property held by
the *1ame1t dubious title inl this vioinil
ty, and it is probahle sit!il,ar suit
will be Il-.n'iful. Suit was brought
in ihii-i ea e b lB hlan to recover ti.o
Val I e of a piano t .cen fiom th? ho-ise
of 1 ,.1i (1uriig t ocelp.tion (if
G abirtaville t.y Seraiti's army.
.1.te .d1It c'aimC:1 to have recived
the piano from ; ii ffi.er of tlhe Fede,
ral army, and thut h, saved it. fr-tm
thtre burning buildifog, iii whii other
wise it woul- ih ave destolety-!.
TlaIe j I y c.ve a V0o(Ali3 f.. p11.l ifT
fm $2i0 and mtere.t since com:nen.
nii. t of' -uit.
8lililiig Crimiiinals in imrrica,
It is .;aidl ull,.U iii *4oe16 , 1 gli.H
S.iet,w-re re,(l ly lent to New
Y .rk lby the pri-olr antil.o.it!(- (f
N1 1-heue:, ini Lo;d. Tho Gral
)ch1y6T N 1e1kIW:ant. a Schaw1rirn ils.
el:Ail, tihe i i4ht t) di,jp-'t it it. 0.4nt.
vet- ira this ttiter. Oe of te.
M. eklenittre j ririals asse.Cs 1.i,
rigt~. iaa off ..si e tanr.i.n-. T -d
ral ,1ovotr ajm.:t ..ml, :i y efile0 of
tlO,.I:iS t0 - a St p) t..o rici g..ean.
tes. S We It .ve C-A 11inals C.:olng of
niat ive gru. h 11, wi be' liig mitadl
the RLtung H.y <.f th. wh-lI wurld.
''ie Air iilHtrord.
Trh.e Koeowee C.n rsps ; we
ac p!c..sed to- claratniele the f.ct, that
Werk-1t.r11 comnuicrt i in1 airnaeot Hh t
4kir L4ino Rold in this cou-t.y. M
C'0l,\t.mtt one of tho hatractors.
builij..g kmahinte 01m4 hart ab6ou1t 20
S.n s at. wO. C oit his tent-mile - cU
tra-t, E:s of T ugalo River. Other
conttrioaurs aru preparing, and we
leirn th:t the outire lino in Ocnee
will be worked elieigelinaly inl a ver.I
sho:t time. Tiese operatii have
had the eff:et of advancing the pi ice
of provisi.,;, & -."
The artleSs Coliumt iion ask.
caindid men everywhere to) peruse
Om rnor Seatt'st "ahue Ridge veto
mea.ss ge l calfully, antd t'tim p itt ti
whtere ii it Is in any way Pick wiekIani.''
We will try to comply with tho re
quest or our ramia be Icon(temCiporars
(I vernor Scott w.as privy, firomi the
bogItining, to rthe Meh< (meii of r hieII Hno
Ridge IRig, thoitghtt w,.1 of the hill ,
ntril only retood it beicase it wars un
den-stood tha.i. woulid earily paOssover
the veio. All (Goveri.or Scot as afil.
clat dbe. tnciatiaoa of the.bill, as bmeinig
ineaxpedliunt anid unaonsrt~titut ion..l, was,
threr'f'oro, liurely "PIickwikan"
An Trish land been sick for a long
timeri, rad hile ina thtis state would
occatsionailly cc ,se breathing, and feilI
bo apprarently extinct for hon.o t irme,
when hae wotuld ragain comor to. Ott
(one of these occiaion whren awakened
fromr hti. tl eep, Patrick asked, "Artn
hrow'llI we know, Jemitny, wvhen you're
dea 1l Yout'ta artert i rag up every
tiiie.'' ".<rir'g me -a glass of grog,
aind say to me, '[Here's till yesI
Jemamy I' ant' if I dlon't ririse uip and
drink, thin bury mao.-Exchange.
Aig A merican and Iuddy were rid
ing toagor her7 when,t they cae ini sightt
of what is very tinosual iin.any civil.
ized State ntow-a-daiys, tan old gal lows
arid gibbe. ThIs r.nggested to the
Ainmnricun the ide4 of boinag witty art
tht- expense of his lrir.h catmparion.
"You te thait, I calcularto ?" naid hie,
p'aointing' to the~ objoect Grst ment.ined.
"And now, where wouldi you be if the
gallows had dIts dtie ?" "itd ing alone ''
cooll1 reptl ed hat .-Excha nge.
,A Nasthville ne/gro set the house in
A uro.fr by riaing up and .slo-ut ing
out,'" WhAt all udie iio;d?atrh
'bari binrotrdeJ far he tb. Thi'
wasla'st, Satur day, the 24th, and the
" mournera " hhent't stopped rutnning
a. *i lrfied~ 'Ooin-., carrfigis iSc
made entirely of india rubber, exccepting
t.he arles and tires.
artlial Confirmation of the Killing of
From partie-- fout Robeson Coin.
y, who arrived in thit city yesterdty,
.111 alo from iiformation convyeed
.rl a prlivite letter to a g' Ulleian of
Itis la.e, we have u f.artial clitiir.
glut tl or lie killing of the nlotorious
.ittluw, Ho,s Stroig. N.Queen, af
'er s1.oti-g the OUta%, is I-i-i to
iave retinmed inl the vcinity of tho
'luse about an hour, with tho hope of
...erting an opportunity of hilling An.
-irew S110ong, but withiout eees
Iu tin dly i-tirted for St.ie [lol for
mtit-foreements, arriving there tbout
I o'clock S.turday morniing. He got
1 CIOw(l t-gethwr, bui. on accont
11f somlie un1.avoi.le delay., they
were unable to reach 8trong's ivuse
until 10 o'cloek that morning. Upon
enterIng, tIe hiiuse they found At.
drew 8 r-ng's wif-t und another wo
ian prtsen, but the body of the out.
law had diappeared. The Nvomen,
however, were engaged in removing
the rtlin of blood fr om the floor, and
in reply to it,quit ee, s.id : "We
had a dead maii here lat night, but
tho r*et (memnikg the other memibers
of the g:a g) have j.ist I--1t withI him."
Of cour.,e, mider the circumstances,
tLere was i.) possibility of recover
ing the body, aud the party returned
to Shoe tiel. Among those with
whom we have contersed on the sub
j*ect the.-e teem.% to be a unuiiniity of
opinion in reference to the alleged
killing, there heing but little, if any,
doubt expresod that, ulthough the
b1-dy itti not be t cgovt red, the soul
I f the ii-tted desper sdo and outlaw
I .s 'eCe I sent to IIs l:st account. We
hope to iteceive still imir- derk-ite in
teihnlotct.e to-d' y.- IVilaingo'n Str
Amrnouit or Collon Tax Collected.
We fitid in t late nuI ber of the
Ne w Yo k Iltra id, the fill owin1
tA-1,rI e-tatemen-1t, sho.-inig thle
.ItI In)'. lif cotol I .X 0 Ilc-ed whaie
the I rnerin. i wa-, in fom a-,
tIim 1863 txx, 11 ie .sive: 1863,
$351.1 1: 186 4.; 1 .26 S 412 ; 1865,
'5. f18: (. "18 4,9 .5 1867,
$23,769 079) ; 1868, $22,.500,948
tit 1, $68.07;'2 388. i D,ari g tihe )*.ar
1866 -'1-- 1867, iticre w .., eolet.-ted
bW ITWIuy eal it"Ci s an yg:1e
.!nte tI.x of $2,018,319 in lie late in
8. t 0t.on : States m4t of which
%As on Vo tow, so tiht the tax it 1-, tiow
pr..psedi to ieu-d ammitits, it, rout.d
itl,u er, to $70 000 000. Ujider
Ihe At o ( 'o .re ., if 1862, tine tax
0o r*3 N C .t!"Ill was fix d o-tithalf of
tie et m' per 1,oin1d, 111a,1 re'ilained it
:blat i,te unitii Junse 20, 1864, v-ben
I. Was itceaited to two cents per
"ntd. Oi tho 1:3.1 if Jily, 1866,
iosever, it was inrreo.--ed to thr. e
e--nt-- p. r potond, are it remamed
till S!ptetmter 1, 1867, w%hen it was
tixi,d at two amid a half cent ier
'..ntil. 0. iho 3d of Fetruiy,
1868, the tax was altugether abol.
At last. amccu -t, there hadI been
no hostile motiiito between the two
gentlemen from Cha leston, whoI were
rejo-ted to have co-ne to G.:o-igia for
tin pi pose of Hi.h iing a duel. The
two illeged priicip,-1s, Mr. W. L.
Tnhtolm and j. Ed. W illis, with
thiir respect ive fa iends, afteor 1e0mrn
1 ng Ca om S- vantn.sht, remnaimed he re
froml Monda e6111,ven ing unmtil yesl terdasy
aft ernuion. It wa.s said yesterda.y
that anl effort wats ma-te on 'iTuesdiy
nighit to settle the dificulty, but with
oat. anicess The difli oulty i:, report'
(3d iot have ci iginta ted fromt a rem i-k
ni' ied to have been made by Maj.
WV ii ihi(Ibot MI r. T'renhtolmn.-A ugusta
A New WVay to get lIid of a Wife.
A eorrespond1ent wtriting fromi near
Laurel Hill, on the Wil., Charlotte
and ,l.tea fotrd Railroad, gives US the
pairtictbirs of' a novel naorriage in that
vicintity, reently. A certain indi
vial got tirod of his wife, after liv
ing v'ith tier about flfteetn years, and
hired ainother maun to take her over to
South Carolina and marry her, giving
himt a tontle and $55 int tontey to take
her off his, handat. We haive the
namoa~ of the parties, but tintk proper
to withhold them.---I Wii. Star.
A gentle itin traveling in Tetnnes
see just after. the eloge of the war,
over heard t.be following .cooversation
between two women of that coutntry,
whlo lhad bleen t'o town, aind were re.
turning homei on te cenrt 'what harve
youi in that papeJIr ? 'Sod t.' '8Iida ?
what'. soda '1 'Why, don't you know
whet sod a is i thant ers stuff that .you
put -int bi kets that mako 'em
git uap and hautip themsa,elves.'
Aperson having been mentioned
Clo a ibe noltoriously unfortnate
in his first mprriage relation anid-e
soon afterward mtarrted agai.n, Jo in
onii waIs nsked if it wt1s qot rasih to
otmbark a.new' inj .ant tadveture which
hte had already found .to be so disas
trous. "?N4,g aid the phillosopher,
ele'.atinig his hand, "[t, was the tri
umiph of hope over experience.''
It ifdf fib advrantmago to .hav *a
lively mind if we afe not jutst. 'The
peorfection of the pendulum Is not to
go fast but tn be renlar.
Couservalires Stand to Votir l'oAt
As ti tseti- ion d ra ws to at olvo, the
unpaid menhembr. of tb Iegislature
ari becom)tlilig qui,le restive about got..
ttihg tih, ir pi.y ett etti itt a Ualed It
is Said that $700.00) ham been pa iid
into tine 'Trei.xiry Tii t-x-t .iollect.
od, not a dillar ean be rq.seesod from
Treis,urcr Pilker (in th iau) a-till.
ca'es ol the i.en,ber. Mai-y (of them
di-hunitened, are (imcouitatng the-ir,
certili ctes, at rdittui rat--.4, t. the
brokers and liskers. The conorva
ti%o mlielmbeir, aN U rule, Ire not ill
Inch I'lruailllte d cireU1an11 ttmc.49, ld
have moitly hold oi to their ceortifi.
Cates, dete. minitig to retain theil to
the ve,y last :nomnit, rather thani be
ohiai-d out of what, they ju--ily conmid.
or their hionest due. -Wo hae, nox,
that there is a proj ot oil foot, Con
oucted by tho vohAiing ones who are
intereated in varioks witai1g ties.e
ures now be f.,ro tihe egislat 1ure, to
Cash tine oertifoat6 of the conserva
tive uenbers, in order to indutce
thoin to leave for t.hvir hottes, and
t.lus maihe, the way easy f>r in quitois
legislation songht, fur. We take this
ocoasion to warn our membors, both
iu the House and the Sento, to staund
firmly at their posts, There are a
goodIy number of Itp.ablictins, who,
by their necent vutoe sh ow t,hat they
are opposed to the must ras.cally illN
that are now iti course of passage.
These bills may, iu ill probability, b.e
defeated, if the conservatives will
renniin amnd loid their ahistutieu to the
better c'ass of tie Republicans. Any
ConsIVaI i ve who leavos C.lunmbia
before noij.natimetit, tvill be gulilty
of a,gr- V o Igleot Vf duty, atIld .Aou l
be repludiated by h1i corntituents at
the fall electi----Phonix.
Ahoot itg A (froy.
O.n sa.d ay oI fr-ton, about 3
k'cl.d. a diffi -ii y uo,urred at' the
hh.-.p , th- ViIm1ingt..l ub (.ll) ia
nd Ang.tsto Hallro'Ud, but-ween WI.
Gordtn (Whit- ), watchin n,aid Cs:s
M.ut (a direi), .itch ten,der, hvii-ih
resulted inl the formetr sh1footinig tine
Iaitter, itfl:iit-g sevete but not faial
wuilds. It eemsut that Molt, eintra.
ry to the nults in.force ou Snday
attemnptel to pts$ through the build.
i.g, aind pon being oaried by Gor
doln thAt id would lot he pomnitted
to de) a ., took exceptions in the order
and icted in a sthnimer Calculated to
iri ite aud defy the vatchmatn, wh'.1
he die f' hi pi6,10 and fied to b:3ls1
ait him, .itn-- plms:ing cnttirtl) t.rogh
tle ltf-t lea, j n1, 11'e lw tine i4-1, n ind
the Othel In'l inrtly through ibli
Salae le, and lodig n.--r tho kueo
pan. G.odutn was tub,,equently -ar.
remted, bit, upn the evideaeo of the
phsician that the Woutds were inot
d<a-ngorous, ho wis -idmnitted ti hail in
the mum if $200. to3 it un examina
tio I.-WI'V1bg1111on Star.
The Inininiolia loitinl thifs
gnotes Sc.iptuo tin Jid'n David
Davis' numinotion fnr the Presiden.
David therefore departed thonee,
and e.caped to the cave Adullam ;
an d when his bre brtn and all hik
father's hou.e heard it, they Weint
down thither to him. And eVery
one that w.. inl dlmres, and every
olne that wals in delt, and ev-ry onie
that, w.as diaconten;e d, ganthered them-.
selves uti to iein a mid tie bota ae Ciap
twin a ver' thnmn ; mnd there were
wi'th hum about four hnundred men.
Yes ;hbnt for all that D avid d'nt
"come, ini " iIe ruuled over i-rael in
pe of Saul w.ho had saught his
James 8. Pike, erndors.ed by tIne
New Yiork TrruibbUne and( thne (oluin
bia UJnioan, 5a1a:
WVithuout goi.g into detaila, it is
enoughn to ny thdt the omen whno lead
amnd nn.go tine Liegi,laturen- andh the
8tate Govenmnent are thniees aind
mniscreannts. The groat bnody of tine
Leogislatunre arne the ignorant iad oer'
rupnt in,tumnents withi wichi thne lead
ers work,annd thrnough the individuals
compsnng this mnanss are bouighnt and
sold like cattle in the mianrket, their
venality in somne casea is relieved of
mch of its crimnality by reason of
the denseness of thelf' ignorance.
A disrespectful correspondent of
theo New YorkI Tr ibnne bjpe..ks of tbe
Southn Carolina Ib dioaml Admninistra
tion asa "thant den osf thievts in,Southn
C~arolimna, whose grotesque crieanntu-e
and oriiminal travest,y of n opresenta
Live gote-rnent Pa a disgrace to
modernt civilii.tfon." If tine stnanchn
Re-publianm wino wrote this were to say
the same thing lin Columnbia, he would
it once be dennneed by tine 8tato
ladmic as a lying )enmnperait or a
bloody Ku Klux. -- Charleston .News.
A lady in Aberden, Scotland, Is
more adivancedl in wimIln'js r'ights
thnan any other woman ian Great Jirita
ian', Sihe goes regularly to the bar
ber to get a-bayed,
A Biuffalo girl haa t.ak~wem vantage
tf leap year to sob an inordirnate ex
tent thnat she Is engaged to seVentebn
mnn and has beern aued for-breach of
promiste by nIne move.
Why are sweethearts usually called
'honey V' Because they are be(e).
The Riot at Laurens.
We extract foan the Lnurensville
Herald the follo'vivg items, which
seem to be the "mule hill" out of
which. the corret4pondet,t of the Union
consti ucted the lauge mountain, which
tht mmaducioui shout stIll further
magelled by the use of large caps
into a i.ige Riot. at litrens, &3. :
Sale D y was ag.aiu well attendild,
e-p.,oinlly by the coloro.] populmtion.
Frner,-, generAlly cowpl,ain of being
behind hand in their furming opera.
tios-at 1e .st throo weeks behind the
istai stage ut this souason of tho ye.r,
eoed by the heverity of the wititer.
No property was sold by pub.ic
of1i!er. The order was not So good
us on former o.casions-b.rleyo(jrn
getting the bettor of a portion of the
crowd, causing consideraole rowing,
though but little elso-ono or two
":wists," and a bruised probosci.i or
two wts the sum total of the casual
ties. Trial Justices and Town Counjil
were all called to the front.
Drunkenness and rowdyh4m seem to
be on the inoreaso, and whAt ii more
to be regretted it teeuis to be confined
almost entirely to young mon. Some of
these combativo loving youths, not
overly anxious to engage in pugilistic
exoroiso thomsolves, are yet found of
seeing the fuo, and not unfrequently
pl oy the role of Raumpsey Suifile, or
the old school-boy game of placing
the chip on the ehoulder.
SKRIus ATtEMPT.-We regret to
hear of an attempt to take the lifo of
one of our most respected citizini,
Colonel B. S. Jones, on Monday even.
iag last, by a white man In his'service
by the namo of Cheatham, in which
the Colonel was painfully, though we
are gratifted to learn not dangerously
stapped in the arm. Reports of a
very serious nature reached us the
following day after the occurrence ;
hence, we are the more grutified to
h-arn fromn uinque,t ionable souroo that
the wound is not serious,though pain
fui-tho wound being in the ni-etu.
lar part of the forearm, thu knife
strilimg high up, and being drawn
dhggonly across to the under side,
cau-ing a wouad of some seven or
eight inches in length,
We have not heat-d the partionlart
of ihe difoul-y sufficient well to give
them. Ic, will ffuiffiep, however, for
lls fr. iend" to know that Colonel J. i,
niot. daugorously 1-urt, and is doing
Th. d.fiulty oeourred at the resi
(Itineo of Olo 1el J. The m,n whit.
inflioted the woudnd ufter beitig sound
ly Jl a-t Iled by (0oloil J , no, wich
Isan ding llls crippld condition, ijn.
tuediitely loft the premites.
The Virent Seaunnel,
After a delay o' some ten years, a
compthny ha, isetually been organiz 11
in Loidon for thie purpose of build.
ing a tunnel uider the Straits of
D-SVef'j 1and pupoO.g railroad comniu
ulo.tion) between I,gland and the
continent. 'rhe Now York ulletin,
in an exhau.,tive article on the subject
tnys: "Siould the experiment, which
is certainly a buld onegsuooeed, it iW
prbable that other works of a lile
character will soon be projiote-J.
England and Ireland would next be
uited 1 thnnel would probably be
out under the North Le in the soure
of tjime and thus, bietween the tun.
aid-, ship eanals, railway bridges and
telegraph, the erot(thed piaths of coim'
mneteo will beo n.tde straight, the wide
ly sepjarated nathions brought into
el aer and mnore initimate inatereom-i
miun.o.it ion, and great material tosultIs
achieved oi lam par ie-n trith whIich
what enginornin g i'inoe has already
accomuplashed w. II seoem as nothing."
A facetionms individtial not meaay
.mihes from Danbury, sought to "draw
his wife, out" by ptetonding to be
found dead with an empty lamudahmum
phial by lis side. And that lady
was a good deal shocked at first4 but
having road that a necole introdueed
in the humnan flesh would indicate on
its surface whether that flesh was
dead, and lbeing a woman of eminent
p racticability, she at oncee armed
herself wih a pohishe I emwbria of
nearly two inches growth, and with
throbbhing heart and bated breath in.
troduced a good share of its length
Iito anl appropsilate pottion of the
deceeased. What the surface of the~
needle really indieated was notL lmmarn.
ed, na lie took it with ht' n an he p-ess
ed through the sash- /.Jan/iry NVewas
A pa per in New Il amp'hire amrs the
following <questions :
Why is it that there is no I(u Klux
violence in. any Southerrh State that
is goterned by7 the Souitheft people 1
Trake Maryland, Vargptti,, N.rth
Carolina, (recntly,) G.eorgis, Ainaba.
ma and ~Tennmee--is the're any trou.
gle ter iNeoe, Why L Nobody
has ajpohlitical nmotive to taake ,anv
trouible~ Aoine of our frien.ds preter d
to bev aVtsid to trust the' blseks with
the whites of the South ; yet they
have the assuring~ fact that, when let
alone, there is ,an t.rnuble,.
Castels live la certain intalwoeah to
the age of i00 years, and Ct.vier s
aerts t liat whales live to be 1,000
Why are oar eys like friendla sepsJ
rated by distant elim".? They e.or
The financial condition of tle coun.
try wus p'resentet by Mr. Di swet,
Chairmin of the C..imaittee on Wa3s
and Melan inl the If,as of Rbpren
tativep, on Friday. The oitim-itel
expoues for the year, withi t refer.
eneo to the public debt, he satid, are
$273,000,000 ; to this 11molkit, t h
hou, hus alrealy aidMod en-ugh, in
the way (if deficiency apl)opl)IiItions,
corporation taxes to bo iefunjded,
paid fur ulWlic building, etc., to
miake a grand tot.al of $-299,00,ooo
Against this, we have a gi s, 0 -nne,
fiom all s.urces, of $317,000,000,
whichi would leave a balt:e oi $17.
788,975, wditout haviin,g paid a dl.
lar on the public debt except the in
torest. Now, if the revoiucs iiro not
Increasing beyond the estimat.
above cited, and if the uxpenditure.
are not brought (dwn, it will be lie.
cesiry to borrow $10,000,0100 to piy
into the siiking fund ri-quircl Ii.
law. Of course, in those e,tin ites of
revenue, are exoiduled any receip
from duty on ten, coffee, cowl and sall.
or from income tax atnd tho remain
ing collections are bned upon the
anjount- of imports anul of dome-tie
prodnetions which yielded revenuc
for last year. Ut it is well under.
stood that a judicious reduction or
the tariff in tle direction demanded
by revenue reformas, and not 1;y
throwing away the minillions of 0he'lor
revenue as demanded Iy the Penmsl
vania interests would so stimulate in.
dustry by reduoing its hurdet.s that
the not revenue of the Government
would be adeqiuate for the enormous
ettimat-es, while [ho real tax upoti
the people would be largely dimiu
At It Again.
Poor South Carolina is to be plun
dered again: the greedy maws of the
tbie'es are not yet filled.
Thu Blue Ridge Itilroad 'lill has
beconre, a lw. The ,windle has
been consunmated, and the public
debt-Inereased by $1,800,000 I
One million eight hundred thous
and-tlollar. I. Thisaiount, of Money
is to come fron the pockets of th~e
people, ivery dollar of it. It is to
be raised by an annual tax of "threc
mills on tile dollar, in addition to all
other taxes, on the assessed value of
til taxable property in tI:, Mto.
And what is this imioeYi 'I.r ? l i:,
fur the building or finishing of tho
road I Is it for t4be g--od of the State ?
\Vill the people derive any benefit
from it 1 01), no ! It is, whatoycr
be its pretext, for no other purpose
than1 simply to enrich a band of
thioves anid robbers.
This bill was so flagrnnt in its
iniquity that even the wicked Gov
erntor of the State felt it his duty to
veto it. But, to nso purpope : it was
passed over his votoj and to-day the
scheme oif plunder is it law.
How long shall thiens rie, and
carpet.tbuggers atoal I - Rock Vill
Murde' Il Morldd.
Wd learned yesterday of a sad oo.
currenoe near Vollard. Some negr.ies
of the place had a difi -ulty with
some raftmn, tand determined on re
vcnge. The.y went down the river a
short distance, nnd lay in ambush for
the taft oif thuir enemiiies9. Whlile
watn,a raft, whichi was not the
one thief were looking for, en me
dlown the rIver. The negroes fired
into the crowd, killing one,C a n
ntamed Sers.gginst, immTuediat ely, rind
badly twouna ing three others. The
party went back to l'ollard, and at
last uecceded in ar ating Sive of the
n)egtocs, T[here was aL strong dispo
tsitioni among the people of the com
munity to hang the culprits, but law
and order prevailed, and they ca
new In the hands of the law,-Pecn.
mcoola Mail, lat.
A Singallar Pflelonienoon,
A gantleman who has been riding
throngh the country, below Buchanan,
says the l"ineastle Hierauld, informs us
that he witnessed a miost sinigular
phenomenon a few days ago, A I -rgo
number of crows were eonugregated in
t hdt section, and stere d.ring by hun
drieds. Their dead enrensses were
lying in fonee cornurs, under tree.si
&a,and those that were alive could
be approached and killed with stiek<.,
They appeared to be blInd and (lying
r rom some unknown cause. The mit
t.or excites con)siderable comment in
fTe Ll,t Cirenar Swindle,
A prInted aircular was handed to
Suipeorintendent NoIse, yesterday .at
police headquarter. purpotinag toe~ome
frotm "Jennings, liePrau & Co.,. Inm.
porters and manufneturers of arthl
clal flowerA, feathers, and ribbone,
160, BJroad way, P 0. box 2,951. 'ihe
cirodlar solicits agents in the various
t wns to whom they offer sample
t'ekages op receipt of $l0, $15, or
*20. On tequiry at )69 Broadway,
nor such firm could be found.-New
- Aft6ld1lad.t id aontn!6tout; lhaving
for 106 years struggled under the
burden of snoh a name at Experience
Plank, has at last garone yth bar.
A Rudicals View of th (Ioludilianl of Souti
Cao olina i.
The Vicksburg (Mits.) Herald, In
a late is8ue -llp .
Tih wretched condition of South
Caioliiia uider the rohler rul i of th
carli eiIstopvorx, my be gutessed at
when lhe Viekshitre ''i., iake., tht
foilowing Iokno 41i. dg Fit :.i
"Of all the 8t-ite.,, 8., i Virnlina
is tho most ti1fortu at.e. T . 8t, Io
tax.:, thi, jo r .in11ted to twun:y
IIld a half mills o t, d.diar, vIr
two per cont. Thi i-, exclusite of
tile looil taxe., for euntI , peo::i al
-,choo00l a1d un1IlIlI ii l.p.I, whileb1 aInji.1ts11t
.o four or live f11m- -s m 11uah 1a1r.
The Comptfit r,1tor'. eswimntv of expOl.
dt it urtt iis $ (68,1100 ; tihlis if,'+.dCe4
$wmll,(410 for ord 1n lm. 3nP. p.4. t 910.Io
000 for lego,l - ivx ..o,,,,-i ; 30O,,
0011 for p itl ; $i'8,000 fo r in -
' re tt net, $40(i,000 for ti le i 0i ,
Bit. it does not itioude $Ao,00.0 for
*411nry expindititures ; $1.4(110 010 for
iin 1111 tof bint ltilgd I t LiR Ii 11u11
l1, maoking ihe grani total of ex
11 iitl ies for tho y o ir $4 3.18 000,
Il is is ai de lirnb1ll. e m tIe (of li ffair",
1nd unless sotiinliiig is d ne to check
i his reeklfsi, Wia'. anil pr. fligato
^Xpeiditures, thoe% 8'm:to wi'l s-on Ie
M11e biankrupt, whether he rept
diate or not,
-.04 . .'
The (b Uilt (Gorerfors III the o1ttIi.
The New York Tt ihum thu.< groups
the (ratt pIIlluA ill thw l ouil i
The Southirl U .'lernlors %Obo lifivo.
(it t hie renonmikaioi of Pre.id,-it
Grat, andkll declrite Ihi South in Jan,
grer unme:s re-elveted, do not mako an
impres.ive showing, considered as a
whole. Governor Davis of Texas is
under indietmont for fraudulent, istjo
of election certifleates, andl leds
the Grant' wing il th il State ; 0 oV
ernor Reed of Florid.a, under im.
petichment for mnisdemeanors, protet.ts
the need of a renoimiation ; Giver -
nor Clayton of Arkansaa, under
grievous chargo (if fr llud, avows It
strong predilection for renomination i
Governor Bullock for.,k his oflice to
save himself from iimaphmivient, aid
nIow demands renomination ; Gover.
nor Smitt. of Houth (arolina, whc has
ruined tho flijances of the Stato, and
saved himlitelf from the Con-iCquInecC
by 2niquitous tamporing with tho
Tjogi,laturo, sends up a vohomont en
d to mnt of tla ronominotion I
%hilo Governor Holden of North
Carolina, who talona faeed impeach
inent adti fell, dol tres the renomina
tion of Grant essontial to tie welfare
of the country.
ChlIsel by n Saw-Log.
A Canadian who was eng:ged la;6
week on thie brow iof iL hill, nelLr
Pitit-1ld, Mass., In cutting timbe'
aiun rolling it to the bottom, end.av
ot-ed to inaipillit a a log for a safa
do.-ecitj but dciscoveted that it wm
gottill, tho better of hini. 11e was
oil io uder tide, aind it, would not
do to "let it slide,'" so hbe Freaned
for help ;but ni h(Ol 0l 11p ca . Iis
strength wa surely and rapidly fail,
ing, 11ti thoro wa,4 iothing to do but
run for it, and run he did-a fearful
race. 'Tlie tutIral philosophw.rm say
tlt i. log gin in rapidity L-s it do.
scndq. It is ollherwiso with hinuanl
lips on a runc, even whenr, aLs iln. thisi
eI sO. the 10 de-cot is steep uand icy.
Iheru wit nll t rnin~g olut, anid the
I g ga ii nI wir.h terribklo ra)pidlity on1
ah fri ghItene~d Ciiek, andi wasVL' now
j 'gt oni hii bol., wrhena luLk ly 1h0
spiedt a h dliw fin his' jot 11into whitoh
hie pioppied whh aii bound, b'ut hadh
barely timre t) buiddio hlmself into his
hole, w hen era sh I ernsh I tho l4fg
thuitl 'red oer him antd loft hiin' safo,
hut about the mo14st badly soarod manm
that ever hallod,
ls lIe Fled.
A di<patfch in ouir ast i-tsuo at.
uouiiced dint Governor Warmothi, of
Louisian n, pa: sed th rough Liouisv'illo
goling Easnt. lIis lie "wood biined ?''
TIheo e-tion very naturally arises.
It lhe lis niot, he douibtless soon Will.
K(eeping licomilipaniy whh IBu1 llock will
bo his onlily comiifrt, anad, no0 douht,
his ounly useaipo I romi arrest antd pun-11
luismet. Sooner be laiter this will
be thie e ise. IIold',n is impeatehod,
aund dare noft go hick to las State.
I illok fle'l. Reed, of lorida, un
der 1 impe'Ithle het, and a ill o..ier go
to the pofiitenitiary or run away.
D.hvis of 'Texa's, absaconrded. The
Arkans is and M issisippi phlundlerersq
will have to walk the same plank.
Seott of South Carolina, will perhaps
he the last one to vaca'tif, as hie sti
hos the 'etectioni of United States
bayonets and the support of a ft14i
ajority in the State.--Atlantr
SUnmages for Dcttth.
'The case of Mfrs. Jano. Maddien,
whijh has been in progrois for several
days in New 'York against thie Staten,
Talanids- Ferry' Conipiny, to recover
55.0tI0 for the death of her huisbanad,
kube-t .by the Westfield explosion, was
decided Saturday ini favor of the
plaiutiff for the fuj imount.
BatItm'ro lbs '4,000 persons erite
plnyed in severnl extensive she
manufactories, anid their saleid atoun9
uirnualaI to $6.000.00