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A Brutal Mlurder.
About eight, o'clock last evening,
Henry L. Perrin, clerk of the board
of county commissioners, was shot and
instantlykilled by Trial Justice L. I.
WCoolf on Meeting street, opposite
City Park. The two men, in Com.
pany with Deputy United States Mar
tshal fHendricks and Reid, had been
conversing in front of Vulbern's res
taurant, a short distanco above
T HE SCENE oF T blE lURDER.
Woolf, was in linnior, took cffe!nce
at some trival remark of Pet ri1's and
oursed hiuj as a d-d black-guard.
Perrin said, "Woolf, do not, Call me a
blackguard." Wool, however, re
Peated the assertion, whereupon 'er
riostruck him in the face with his
hand. Woolf made an attempt to re
turn t he blow, but was seized by lion.
dricks before ho could do so. The
latter led! him into the restaurant
and endeavoed to persunde him that
the btw had been struck in jest.
In tle Mewanwhile oerrin and Rerid
wiked down ieeting street in the
direction of Broad street. After some
per rion on llendricqos part, Woolf
consented to make tio turthier attempt
to renew the alterentiion, and on say
ing that the matter would be dropped
the p re forer released his hold.
Woolf then went to the bar in a rear
room and called for a drink, Hen
driekv remaitsing in the vestibule.
W hile driking the liquor Woolf told
the proprietor, Mir. Wulbern, that he
INTENDED TO SHOUT PERRIN,
and as soon as hic left the bar Mr.
Wulbern informed H~endricks, who
was %till int thbe vesitibule, to that
effect. Woolf by this time had 4tepp
ed into the street whidther Hlendricks
followed as soon as he learned of
Woolf's avowil of a murderous inten
tiou. The latter overtook Perrin and
Reid in front of Major Corbin's resi
dence, and drew a revolver. Porrin
turned partly 'round and cried,
"Don't shoot, I ai ubarmed." Woolf
fired twice, however, in quick succes
sion, and it is alleged, was about to
fire a third titue, when the pistol was
wrenched from his grasp by lien
dricks. Perrin fell to the pavoment
and.instantly expired. Several de.
teetives and a poliecinan having been
attracted by the reports of the pibtol,
n1ow appeared upon the scene,
A11RR1sTED TIlE MURDERER.
and carrieil him to the Guardhouse,
where he is now oo:.tiued. In the
me.4ntime1 a dense ero.vd land a.sem
bled upon the soone, ad pressed
aIioni.d the bdy ith i all the t arger.
ness ot excited oi'us Icsij . L'1i eatiat
Clpman, of the police fa.o.., be ing
preenat, o1rder ed a city :abu alice ad
had the body cunveyedl to the -et.
dence iof County Co.mmiisioiner F C.
i i ier, on MI ee inag strect, opp.ite
War.r here a jur-y of' inq.,jt. wats
imipanielled by Coroner Taft, which
imnmediately afterwards adjourned, to
meet at ten o'clock this morning, in
the coronler 's olice.
TilE MURlDE~RE MAN.
-.Perrin is said to ha'.e been of a re
markably inoffensivo nature, unob
trusive and jovial int disposition, and
was much liked by all who knew him.
Ihe was thlirty eight years old, and
a native of Now York, but has1 been a
resident of this oily since 1865. His
father was celebrated for his love oil
the turf and fine horses, having
once been the owner of the renowne d
Flora T1emnple. H~e was also for a
numlber of years president of the
Rutcbers' and D~rovers' lBnk, of New
York city. An elder brother of the
deceased is nowv preaident of that in
sltitultioni. Peci n was for a long
A MESInEn OF 11OOK AND L.ADDER corq.
PANV, NO. 1,
of tb.is oity, in which organization his
congenial manners won him many
friends, lie is re-presented as having
been perfectly sober at the time of the
shlooting, Ile was sty cok by one bail
which ont ered the. right bra st near the
dividing line, a ait l'o beilow the collar
bone, with an inchlination to the left,
and probably passed through the
Progress of the Age.
The bark Fu Ju arrived at San
F'ranoiseo a few days sinate from Yo
kohamaJapan, with a full cargo
of eas. The bark is under the Japan
se flag, and is manned entirely from
the commander to the cabin boy by
natives of ,Tapan. Tfhe Fu Ju ex'
h Iibits in Anm~riean waters for the first
'time the flag of Japan, a vast empire
that until withina the past few years
was enitirely locked np from the rest
of the world. 'Thias is a wonderful
offect of the powers of advancing civili
Miss halliet mith, residing a short
distance from Ljaurensville,..digd a
fw ays .go, aged neirmsventy years.
A Noble Tribule to our Departeil llerors.
(Exira -.. fron hev Dr. Pitlnier's .td-irws
in the Lee Memorial Chapel, June 28ti,
"Fiinally, we must bring over to
the future a patriotism that is born of
-dvorsity and trial, niore intense and
-,ure thau in the prosperous and joy
Love of country is extinguishable,
becaure it is filial. It ranks with
that we owe to the parents that be
gat us, and have given to us their
image and their name. But I plead
for it not upon the cold footiig of
duty, but as a precious senti.
ment of the heart. As a princui
pie, it strikes its root fur doewin
into the consoiousncss, but its bloom
must expand into a holy passion,
and its fruit ripen iuto acts of
enduring seivice for the public weal.
The beet affections of the soul are
those which strengthen under trial.
The alloy of selfishness burns in the
crucible, and the pure love comes
forth with a power of endurance
whieh nothing can exhaust. It. is
thus we bear up each other under the
discipline of life, not through the
comn pulsion of necessity nor t-he cold
obligation of duty, ut with a warm
devotion which iiuds its joys in the
ministries of love. A genuine patrio.
tism is not that which shouts itself
hoarse awid holiday celcbtations, but
when thei country groans in the an
guish of a great crisis, waits upon1
its destiny, though it be that of the
And this land of ours, furrowed by
so many graves and overshadowed by
such solein memories, calls for a con.
secration of the heart which shall be
equal to its grief. The patriotism
which these days demand must refine
itself into martyrdom. It must stif
fer as well as act. Strong in the cou.
sciousuess of rectitude, it must nerve
itself to endure centradiction and
scorn. If need be, it must weep at
the burial of civil liberty, and wait
with the heroism of hope for its car
tain resurrection. Sich a spirit will
wear out the lovgest tyranny and
assist at the coronation of a brighter
Young gentlemen of the Univeri
ty, I have delivered the message with
which I telt. myself charged. I li..ve
not been able to addre:,:s you with tie
frippei ieb of rhotoric ; I have done
you the higher linar of :uppoing
you capable of symputhizng w ich the
deep emotion of my own heait.
When your note of invitati.n reach
ed ine some mon hs ag, it tuuuhed me
with the solenity of a cuil trum the
grave. I felt, as I turned my Pte'ps
hither, that I was. uaking a pilgrim.
age to my eountiy'. 'hI i! e. I -. uid
be permitted to ttand une 'ered at
thi toimb of th. initurortal uh.ef who
sleeps in suebl greand ripuse tone, h
these acadetiick sheaces whee he
found rest, after it.roic toils. Should
I look upon it its le embleiI of ney
e.mntr3Is c eath1 ? O. should I
priopliecy herdle it lie birth of a
tiew ear er ? Mon ories 1s I. Ilv as
'eat I h..ve b en I brow ng th ir li .1
ews on-r my epie it, and I liive sp.-k. n
Ii thei iu.ere t of couniir%, duty a l o
The dlimi foims of' Wa hingtounl and
Iee twin namer upou Amerie..i
history as well as upona your ouwn wallS
-aopper befoi e me the had ium huiaI
and the alm os, who shall protnounce
judgment up)on every renitnout I
uttered here. If aught said by me
should dIraw the frown of their dis,
pleasure, maty the Angel of Pity drop
a tear, and blot it, our forever I
Standing upon the soil which gave.
birth to a Washington, a Maidison, a
Jefferson, a llenry, a Randolph, a
Marshall, a Jackson and a Lee ; and
lifting the scroll which hangs around
the enisign of my native State the
nanmes of P'inckney, Laurens, Rut
ledge, Lsownides, McDuffie, Iyne, Cal.
houn, I sum mon their immortal
sades ar ound his tomb whom a nation
hats so lately tmourtied.
lIn their dread presence I solemnly
declare that the prihciples of ouir
fathers are our principles to day,
and that the stones upon which
the temple of American liberty
was first built, are the onely stones upon
which it shall ever he able to stand.
And you, gentlemen, representing the
yotung thoughit and hope which must
shortly deal wit tthose msighty istsues,
I swear each one of you by an oath
mare solemn than that of Ilanibal;
not that you will destroy Rtome, but
that you will save Carthage. 1 charge
you, if this great Republic like a gal.
lant ship must drive upon the breakers,
that you be upon the deck, and
with suspended breath await the
Pohanee ahe will survive it, but
if she sink beneath the destiny which
has devoured the great kingdoms of
the past, that you save from the
melancholy wreck our Aneestratl Faiths
and work out yet upon this Continent
the problem of a free, constitutional
and popular government.
And may the God of destinies give
you a good issuc I
Mr. Retuben Lyles died at bis resi
dence ins Laureus Uounty a few days
since. lie was one of the few
surviving members of the Palmetto
IRegiment that fought, so gallas.tly
during the war with Mexio,
Rfcrorm," W alk Vengeance.
THE tENTMENT OF THE CONSP-nYATIVS
1 n Es.
Men like Torulinson ond Ca-dozo,
who stood by and looked on while
Scott, Paiker, Moes and others who
I-ad the party, stole from the treasu
ry, -(giiunered the people's uoney,
ruined and disgraced the State, with
our. souniding tue alarm or attempting
to stop the thievos, are no more to be
trusted that those who did the itto .1.
ing. Tne prouitse --f reforn, in our
opinioi, is nothlin-. but e'O. ti. i. C. 1.g
clap-t ap ; to, thI-ose wh-, itaket the
piO11inO are ci i-bot it, t'srim-tr thieve"
or-having ieltd positi. -:- wnre they
must have ki-owo -,f the -itouihug
-ided and abetted the thieves, by i
their silence and itidif' rence t.) the
people's interestw. WVea have no
More confidence in one than the other ;
and, in our opinion, nei.her will give
us reform. Mr. Tvbnison is pre
sented to the people as a imoet
righteous man, who left. the position
of Auditor because lie found the Ciii.
cialhi were so corript that lie could
not hold ofim'al intercourse with
them. Now, long before Mr. Tomlin
son roigied his pcsitiou as auditor
naty of the most stupendous frauds
aitainst the people were committed by
the-e corrupt officials, and, in his po
antion lie must have been fully ap
prised of thetu. Then, in the name
of honesty, we ask why did he not
disclo-e them ? If lie is the honestman
lie is represented to be, and saw, as he
s:iys lie did, the corruption of the
other officials, why did he not come
out boldly and denounce the rascals?
No, Mr. Tomlinson, we could not
trust the man who would see men
plotting our destruction and not wain
us of our danger any more th.un we
would those who carried the plot into
If it required anything to show
that the reform of which Judge ,rr
and his followers into the bolting con.
veution professed themselves to be
intent upon effecting was a shallow
and meaninglets pretence, it will be
found in the language of every one of
them, not only at the convention,
but since they have arrived at home
- hi.t if the Liberal Republicans and
Democrats should bring out a ticket
they will immediately abandon the
field and coalesce with nen whom
they have bitterly denounced as
thieve.,, robbers, liars and villains.
Accordiug to their doctrine, a thiev
ing Rddical is infinitely preferable
to an hontt Liberal or Democrat.
This conduoct demonstrates clearly
that the Blters are after the pur.e
Atrings and not. actuited by any desire
ti btenefit the State.-Georgetown
A Dring F-nt.
A very datitg fest was performed
a ltcw days stnee on Lookout Mouitain,
by a youog lady from Nahville. It
is cumriury for till striangers visiting
the hci..ht to buve their photographs
t..ktn a t he gallery iituated on the
"poil ," () extreme velgo of the
ieultatit i ., ov-rlooking the T'enties-ee
i ver. Tumted persons are generally
o.ti-ent with a po~ition ranging at
front the ce to four feet from the edge
Aof hb p1 ieipice, whiih juts out, a ove
thet trees st oral htundreui feet below.
Thue yo'ung lioy io quest ion wais nth
tiausfied a it' the cuuonon custon., but
withi the a istunece ul the photograph
e-r undt a i ie, elimlit~ed oiver the~
verge atnd stooid ont the priojectlig
frsgiment of rock only t.x itiubes
sqiuare, wviti a few feet e.f the top
ot the bluf, and looked catlmy down
fromu the g iddIy beiliht unt il hier pie -
ture wast takeni. Ote jostle or miis
step, and she would lhave gene. down
through lie tree tops and ituto the
valley below. No oIther lady hast
ever atttemipted theo teat, and we aup
pohe never will.
The following is given by an ox
charge its a specimen of l'rinters'
technical terms. It don't mean, how
ever, its much as it wouldi senm to the
uniintiated :"Jam, put George
Wanhiington on a galley ; and then
fintish liat murder you comm aencod
yesterday. Set tup the Ruins of 1Her
enhtiten., and distribute the small
pox ; you nieedn't floish that runaway.1
match. Put a head on general Grant,
leok up iJeff Davis, slide Ben Butler
in hell, and let that pi alone till after
dinnuer. Put the ladies fair to press,
and then go to the devil (his given
namre is Boy d in this cast) and put
him to work on Deaacon Fog's artiele
on eternal puniihment.
Take 6 eggs, 2 ou pa of sugar, 2
cups of flour, 2 large ta blesponfuls of
eold water, and a little lemnon-.juice, if
you~ike. Beat whites and yolks, of
eggs separately ; beat the sugar into
the yolks, tben tbe flour, next the
water, aud .the whites last. It re
quires no long beating~, but always a
hot -oven. If you follow thed diree
tions and do not succeed, the fault
must be in the oven. Even my oook
Whites ash should always be kept
where it may be freeley nsad about
the poultry house. It is a goo4. pre
ventiva against vermin on fowl,.
convention of the Fourti Congressional
This Convention, oalled by the
State Demooratie Excoutivc Cotmmnit.
tee, as!!omblvd last evening at Nicker.
son's Hall. Upon motion of Major
8. P. Ham11ilton, Col. Jus. 11. I11l
was called to preside us temlporary
Chairman, and Mr. R. M. Stokes to
act as Secretary.
The Chairwan called for the dele
gates to enroll their names.
The following delegates were pros
Chester-N. R. Eaves, S. P. Ilam
Faiileld-J. H1. Rion, T. W.
Wood ward, T. Ross Roberison.
G reenvillo-W. Beatic, W. L. Maul.
Laurens-T. 13. Crews.
Ooonee -No delegates.
Piokens-T. \V. Folger.
Spartanburg-S. C. Means,S. Mil.
ler, D. It. Duncan.
Union-A. R. Aughtry, II. M.
York-Col. F. W. McMaster sta
ted that Gen. Al. 0. Butler and him.
self had been aut.horizod to represent
York in the convention.
Upon motion, a committee was ap
pointed to notminate permenent offi
cers of the convention. .. Thb commit
tee reported Major N. It. Eaves Cor
President and Mr. R. M. Stokes for
Secretary. Msjor Eaveg was intro
duced to the convention by Col. Rion
in a few complimentary remarks.
Major Eaves made a patriotic spech, F
and announced the convention ready
for busine1s. f
Upon motion, each count-y was al- I
lowed as niany votes as it had repre
sentatives in the lower H-louse of the
Nominations were next declared in a
order. The following gentlemen c
were put in nomination:
B. F. Perry, of Greenville.
I. G. MeKissick, of Union.
W. D. Simpbon, of Laurens.
J. H. Evins, of Spartanbnrg.
E. P. Jones, of GOecnville.
The first ballot resulted in no elec
tion,the two-thirds rule having been b
The second ballot resulted in no f
Upon the third ballot, ex-Governor M
B. F. Perry was untatnimously elected. o
He was declared the nominee of the f
Convention, and a comnlittee, consist- b
ing of Mesrs. Rion, Hanilton and o
Duncan, was appointed to notify Mr. 1
Perry of his nomination. v
Upon motion of Col. Rion, the
delegates from each county were ro
quested to make arrangements to tip
ply to the Circuit Judge for the Su- a
pervisots of elections, as provided for .
by act of Congress. le
After the usual thanks to the
Chairman, and for the use of the
Hdll, the Convention ordered the pro- ,
ceedings to be published, and then c
lNote Wheat tMuat abs Sent to llarket. d
A Son Francisco journal says : t
"There is no prospect that the great
er pait of the wheat .t Sun Joariuin
valley can be bri-nght down to tide
water belore the rainy seasn se. in. t
The river is falling rapidly, and the t
boating season on the upper wateta c
a ill soon1 be over until the rains comne.|
One large landh~older has 3(10,000
buiebels in the valley, andr having no e
prospect of getting it t~o market at ;.
present, is muaking arraungemnents to'
a.ore it itn temnporairy shcdN, where it
will remtain until another season.
This necessity may not work any spa
cial hsrdshsip for men of large means,.
ho are in ,.o hurry to realize, but Il
farmers who are in debt and are pay.
ing heavy interest need the full '1
money value of their wheat at onee. t'
Most of these can obtain advances, C
but many such have already anticipa- C
ted this advantage, and now want
the balonce to mnake ends meet. The
grain product this year in C-ilifornia
is in excess of all the means of trans
Grand Army Paradeo In Berlin.
The Emperors of Russia and Aus
tria witnessed a grand parade of
the North German Army at Ber
lin yesterda-~. Emperor William,
a floe old .oldier, appeared at
the bead of his own rogiment ;
his imperialist brethren serving1
with: him in their oapaoity as chiefs
of regiment, honoray commniaions ini
the Prussian service. Th'le military
display was very brilliant, and the
peoplo attended in immense force to
witness it. T1he Czar Alexander
decorated the son of the crown Prince
of Germany with the Order of St.
Andrew, a very great honor to the
youthful scion of the H~ouso of Hlohon
zollern, Princes of Germany to the rank
of and promoted two of the more ad ult
Field Marshal in the Russian army.
-N. Y. Herald.
Stand from Under.
is Excellency Governor Scott is i
the oily, and is the guest of. County
Treasurer Gurney. It was very cur
rently rumored last evening -that His
Excellency's visit here has been pro
duotive of DO good to the Trial Justice
fraternity, and that to-day some of
their heads will fall by the Guber
natorial guillotine.- Charleston Gou.
A Nailonal Colored Liberal Convention. I
The New York Herald, of Sunday
We have received a circular re
questing "all negro men of the United
States friendly to the Liberal Re. i
piblican movement to meet in a con- I
vention at Louisville, Ky., September 1
28, 1872." This call for a "National i
Colored Liberal Convention" of all 4
who are in favor of the election of i
Creeley and Brown is signed by I
Willliam II. Chambers, and ad. v
ltcse.od from the Liberal Committee c
Rooms, aindiainapol is, Ind. It his the
andorsement of the Rev. J. 13. Win. t
(ard, and Rev. B. M. Williams, as I
well as that of William II. (bambers, P
inder th head of Executive Co. I
nittee. Conventions of every kind j
tnd color are cropping out continually I
it this season, and why should there t
lot be this colored diversion at Louis I
'ille as well as that of the straight- a
>ut Bourbon Demnocrats ? Wo do t
iot suppose the gathering of colored n
aiberal R1epublicans will have much e
ufluence upon the great mass of b
oegro voters in the South, but it I
night have somo upon those of the h
orthern States. The line is strictly i1
Irawn in the South according to race, %
'lie colored voters are as solidly for f
rant ail Wilson as Ih) white voters it
re for Greeley and Brown. But it b
s well f9r intelligent negroes to dis- C
nsa the merits of the opposing can- si
lidate; and the principles they repro. I
ent, though it would be batter that t<
ar'ties and Conventions should not n
le based upon race. There is, we si
ear great trouble in prospect from n
Q>litical parties in the South being e:
ivided strictly by race ; and.if the n
ntelligent negroes of the North can b
.o anythiug to pre,,nt that and to Ih
vert the evil consequences we would ai
ricourage the movement. 0
Regulars vi. ollers.
The chief argument, so far as we
ave seen, used by the Regulars
gainst the Boltera is, that the Bolt, n
ig party is a carpet-bag concern, e
hat it was gotten up, and is sustained d
y the carpet-bag element in the
4tte. This constituted the leading (I
eature of Ju.ge Melton's speech at
!harleston last week. Now, while n
,e have no sympathy wit h1 the Bolt.. I
rs, feeliig, as we do, that tle bare
t that, they are sulpported by Cur ri
in is enough to damn them inl tho ti
pinion of every respectable wlhite s8
iani in this seciion of country, still 0l
Pe believe in fair play, and, even if al
L ii in a dog light, we like to see T
astice dlone. With what counte- i
alice, then, can Julge Melton, or e
ny other of the Regular orators de- t<
ouince t lie Tom 1i nsoin ticket for its a
arpjet.tg eleteit, while on the r
loses ticket is to be found the namei
f, perhaps, the meanest and niot r
neaking carptt-ba ger that ever T
rossed the Sou:hern t front ier ? We b
ean Solon on L. floge, their csandi- e
ate for Comptroller-Gletieral. Ia ad- il
ition to hi, there appears also orf r
lie loos ti!ket J. K. Jillson, white, t
nd H. K. Purvis, mulatte, both pro- d
ouniced specimentis of' the genus car- tl
et- bagger. Elliott, Chairman of J
he Moses Stato Executive Commit. 1
re, is also a earpet.bag ier from the', t
nion patches of New England.
Dry up, thlen, genatleman, about
arpet biaggeis, or else thin your owna
rop of alieum out to a cousistant stand. I
The Slate F'air,
A mid the stiring political evecnts of
he day, it is to be hoped that our
eopie will not fail to provide for t hoe
innual State Fair. Th'le industrial t
rterests of the State are of pa ra-jt
ounat importance. 'The State Agri
ultural and Mechanical Society wvas
rganized to dlevelop) those interests,
pen which rests the prosperity of the
)ommioniwolth. Let, us See to it that
est Novemiber shamll show no abate.
tent of the interest which our people
iavoeover taken in this annual gather-(
ng of the bone and sinew of the State.t
PhIe Promium~ List has been put forth,i
nd the usual 'reparations have becn j]
nade for the Fair.
It Ia likely that a new foatturo will I4
ie added to the Fair this year. Un- i
ler the energetic moveruents of Colo
ael Aiken, more than thirty grang~esi
iave ahecady been organized in the
State. Dunring Fair week, we learn
lhst the State (irange will bave a
aeeting in this city, anid thus, in addi
ion to other attractions, we shall I
ava it in our power to greet here the<
hat State meeting of tile "P'atrons of]
I usbad ry."- (aroli,,ian.
olk Carolina's Sceond Moses.
During the sitting of thue recent
Bolting Convention, at Columbia, a
tIan and brother told a talc out of
choo00 as follows:
"Samuel Lee, of Sumter, made a
apeech. lUo eaid he was embarrassed,
becauseo Moses was his bosom friend,
and some said his half brother, (roars
of laughter, Lee being colored,) and
ho ecould not support him. He pledg
nd Sumner with four thousand votes
to tihe honest ticket, but that if the
Democrats ran a third ticket, all the
Republicans would immediately re
anitp and give the Demosrats the oor
runt government they would deserve.?
)ur Fighting Radicals-Who Grant En.
The Boston Post says:
If either of the South Carolina
Radical cliques thought to ingratiato
tself in the President's particular
avor by splitting tho Stato Con.
'ention, it ered mourin fully. Fur it
.9 now announced, by atutiority of
Jen. Porter, that President (irant has
to preference betweein the two tickets
ut esteems the one s highly
a the other. The success of
ither contrib ites to the uccess of his
lectoral ticket., and that is the only
hing, of course, that interests him
ersonally. Thus it appeari that the
tolid indifference to the quarrel inl
'onnsylvania between Cameron and
orney, as long as both support the
President., is to be likewise manifes
ed by him in the easo of South Curo.
ina and its rival gang. of treasonable
nd dishonest knaves. Ont on side oft
he breach is Spoaker Moses, the
onineo for Governor, who has been
onvicted of spendinig $Z03,000 in
ribes during a single sesion of thle
.egislature ; Cxrd ozo, who confessed
is complicity inl the frauduletit issi
ig of State loans ; and several others
Ito have acquired a national reputa
ion for rascality. On the other side
I Tomlinson, charged with takitig a
ribe of $l0,000 frottm a Phlospha0to
om1p any, besides various bribes of
naler dimensions ; Mr. Iligamist
loVen ; expelled Congressiman) Whit
amore, and others of that kid
ey. Between the two Gen. Grant
wes no choice, as indeed no honest.
ltan could ; Iiht there is this differ
lce, niamely, that tle Pro.sidtcu can
ot choose merely because ho favors
oth corrupt cliques impartialiy. As
mg as the Radical electoral tcket is
iecessful what does U rint care which
r his distinguished friends in South
arolina goes to the wall I
Crops li tie llStNA
Tie Union Times says: "A large
utmber of our good citizens from the
muntry were in attendaneo ott Mon
ay last. The reports received from
10emn as to the C ops were, generally,
uito flattering ; but all agreed that
lie crop of cottor. in this county will
ot renclb that of 1870. Mlany of tle
iost observing planters say they fear
Itcht diappoin tment will bo expo
eCetd wlien the crop is gathered, as
icy find the bolls aro small and not
i numerous as the thrifty condition
the plant indicates. All, however,
gree that it will be a good crop.
here is t- doubt that the corn crop
abundant, which will stnvc to the
hunty a large amnoltuit of money hero
ifore sont West and North for that
ecessary article. .'ho farmers geno
Mly lock cheerful."
The Georgetown Times says : "The
ice harvest is in full blist, and the
ice birds are in more than nsuah num
ers, doing infinuito damage to the
rop<. The weather so far has been
iomt propitions for getting in the
ice. The cron will scarcely reach
iat of last year, in colse(11en1ce of the
aimago done by thie cateripillar aid
0 salt water inl tit latter part of
une and the first part of July ont
to lower plaatutios. Th ie bir(Is,
io, are play inag sad havoc with the
The Laurenis IHerald saiys :"Th'le
rmy worum in great nun hers havi e
tnde their appearatnce ini ouri villitge,
tI ack ing the gardens and 'hoing cotn.
ide rablo damuagc to vegetaitiotn.
'hiese wormis, tso far, however, senm to
ont~ue their ravages to the young
urnip~s and grass. We have hea rd of
time complaint, also, b~y the farminitg
ormmtunity of thiose doeotrttetive visi
rs. WVe learn they havo iattauckedl
be cotton fields in one of two sectiois
f the country, but so far no damage
as boon done."
North Calrohlna Certin for Greeley.
A prominent lawyer, writinig to
is friend in Washintgton City, fromt
hretnsboro, N. C., says: "I think
lie full strength of the Ihdical party
n this State was brought out ina the
sat election. We are confident
even admitting the 1 ,500 nmajnrit~y of
jaldwell to be art honest return c f theo
'ote) that we cart carry North Caro
ina by at least 5,000 for iMr. Greehey
a November, for two reasons :First
-Many Republioans who voted for
Jaldwell will vote for Mr. Grecley,
rhile the entire C'onserrative vote
save a few insignificant exceptions)
nill be cast also for Mr. (Greeley. Soe
md-It will be impossiblo for the
Radioals to br inmg the samte influences,
onectary and otherwise, to bear in
ihis State in November whinh were
ised by themt in the recent election.
Pho Presidential election being goe.
ral, other States will require consid
sration at their hands, which will re
love us to the extent of a oivil liber
ty 'victory in this Stato."
. Alabama News. ,
The Times reports considerable
nokness, in the way of ohills, in and
Colored Greeley and Brown olubs
are organizIng in many parts of the
The North and South Railroad will
be comnplosed from Eufauia to beeat-ur
hy the 20th inst
The way in which evil is soiel t
suggested to the immaturo mimui f
servants and children by ne i:
them on speculation of somni fa:
wrong-doing, the manner in %fl
they are thus shown the practicnl.i
ty of aeto which they would otherv
suppose impossible for them to
clmplisih, has seldoin boon bei
illustrated than in a story, whi.
still circulates in Virginia, cone. i
ing a negro boy "which his name,
was" Bill lie was owned by an
oeitric old lady, whose suspici.
naturo made life a burden to hers.
and every one around her. One d.
she stont ill into the collar to di:
3ide-r for dinnor. Tihe cellar ci
tiined also some fresh butter, and,
the boy failed to appear within
reasonable t im.-, she began to fear f.r
its safety. Golaig to the head of th.
stairway, she ealled to him .
"Bill. what are you doing dow'
there ? I know you aro stealing that.
"L'aw, misses,'" replied the boy.
"how could I steal do butter ? W ha r
is I got to put it ?"
"Why, you could bide it in your
shir hosonii'' sho iucautiously al
"Bless your heart, Massa Jolh,"
said the grinning negro, as ho arter -
wards told the story to my grandfath
er,"I never wanted for butter fromt
that. day !"
The real, though perhaps uncon
sious creed of a vast number of' per
sons, is well expressed in the advice
given by an old black man to a wild
"Massa Richard," said this boary
evil-doer, solemnly lifting up his hand
to emphasize his admonition, "if theie
is a hereafter don't carry on-but,"
ho added, suddenly breaking out,
into enthusiasm and a broad grin, "if
there ain't no hereafter carry on
I am sorry to say that tihe young
gentlemnon adopted the latter half
of his sablo mentor's instruction with
a readiness with which advice is sel.
dom received, or, at least, acted
Talking of a future existence recalli
the opinion pronounced upon his own
prospects, and those of his race by an
elderly mulatto man, the dining room
servant of a houso on the banks of
the Ra ppahannock. Ieo was over
whelmingly genteel ; and to see him
solemnly retreat to his butler's pantry
before allowing himself the luxury of
a smile or a cough, made one quite
ashamed to indulge in such demon
strations. Ile scarcely ever spoke
but when lie did so, it was to express
some decided conviction at the inevi
table destiny of his race in this world
and the next..
"It's no use to tell me," he wouUl
jerk out in short sentences, "that
white folks and niggas are going to
the same place in heaven. Sure as
you are born there'll be a quartor
built off for us to live in. And
they'll have something for us to do ;
why they'll set us to pushing along
the clouds if they can't find anything
Beforo the war there lived on a
plantation near Lynchburg an old
colored preacher, whose sormons were
truly remiarkable. One day hia mas
ter, who happened to be piassing,
paused to liston to himt as lie dis
eussedl to his fellow.servanuts. llhis
subjet was bell and its horrors;
wvhidb lie dhesc ri bed in terri ble. termis,
de clasrinrg that theure was "'w hi ppinig
w ha in g, rand snaitchi ing out of' t eelbh.''
JIlo theun proceeded, wi th a touch of
intesqu io vigor to, to tell hisa hearers
hat hell was a region of fearful cold,
whore ico and snow coveredi all thingis
anid whore freezing was the favorito
"W hy, Ca-ar," said lisa master, the
next time t'arv imet, curions to learn
why the p'reauma differed so strongly
from the usually accepted theery of
the infernali regions, "what makes
you tell may servants that hell is a
cold plae 1" *"'a
"D.aw, mias'C, I don't dare to te'l
them people nothing else I W'hy, itf
I was to say that hell was warm,
romoi of them old rheumatie niggers
would be wanting to start down thar
the very first frost I"-Mrs. &enmulr
in (UId and New for .September.
London isi spoken of as the largeet
city in the world ; as covering one
hunidred and twenty--two square niles
of ground ; as being ten miles in
length, and ever six in breadth, and
as containing nearly four millioin of
inhabitants. Still we have no ade
qjuato conception of its vastness. Wo
must resort to comparison to compre
hend it. Tlhe four millions inhabi.
tants of London, then exceed theu
combined population of Now York,
Philadelphia, Brookl 'n, St. Louis,
Chicago, Baltimore, Gincinnat i, Bo,
ton, Now Orleans, San Franei-,o, d
Butfalo.. To feed this multitude a- -
quires, among othe r items, five mih ion
tour hundrod barrels of flour, am1.d
three million four hundred thousand
animals-bulloks, sheep, ealves, and
hogs-for the London markets, irres
pective of immense qouarntitie.s of gameri
and fish,. It, is aboaost a nation in
ittraif, this wonderful, gigantic, overs
grown giant of & envy.--Erehanae.