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WVAVASBORO, As. C.,
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One Crpy ono yenr, . . : C') ()
Fie". A:::' - . . .csn
i 110 |, os Reil1;1rIka 110c Wno1wstor' 0 l
Th1o torim Caei on is as uddeily 's
the preat hurritrio of .aiiiiry.
The Isky grew pale, then dark Ilened to
fiu oiinou,, ellowish gity. The
rain grew colder, ho turneld to iet, il
then to sno'w, wh.ici feil !ight (iii
noon. Thwe ho witndi$ itlingemd
,.,I i hifte0l. Of13 j d,,'b k it C W
blowing hUlf a pile frim the North
' est ; haltA f o iuir Inter it. wa s a hur
ricane, bluowing frein the in tlh. li
Als the viiild -grow'st ronger, f he Wir
becamno bl01k with -,;Iow, t say
'blak"' advi-edly, for it) other wo (I
will adequiately express-te inipres
:-ion left by that storm. T'lm:e
were sitill a doie archl upon the r'- 1
clining hlizn, iIl but the canopy was I
no longer of stcely 11no and ilver.
It was ia rky ,, toaea lanuaed, iP
hen oro caight a ;linipse o' it, !y a g,
livid ring. In (lie midst was a tiun.
n itural .mit:car of nebulous, wlit t
lIjght. ThatI wat hlie sun. TI'l -olow
i longeor fell in flikes. TI , _- liLlie
niedles, which iat fit,4 iaiid b en
drievn tinging against tile faco ain I
linlklinag aIgai.n;t, the ghm11', had givei I
placo to large b!otely fIke4, wv h1ich u
wore not too heavy to be (rin t ri
iusly before the wind. liMt the.
in turi, lal, yielded to sech gig,,ntic
liplashics of Snow a mnay ill i t.e
ral1m of robdignag. ''hey wer ir
regular wienthecs, patches ida:gr1'1
gam it)a1 of snow, IihiIC Could IC fn i I Iy
likened to unthin so ]inch as al at
moispthri f:il of white iis mitu e't
loml wool. The ptrevailine impn;14 t on"
was that ofa I s 1 f i"us tW ,w iIamh
froi the e.'juds up-o (he e(1i t 't,
:n eie flocks, bult iii ..etk of
which real)ly lackred the air ca
COvered1 te j:rourl knlec-doep v'~
th-.: pjeed of thoughij, :is ;i, in L of'
TV! Mre, 0he (Grea t ,. a t or h! 1 1 .id , 1
1Let there he show," 1111d, lor the tl
chaibers of the great deep, hll:1 *
b)oken ny th t'eaures o the snowt)V tL
'ni the t I I. o.; of the blrn II I a
reseryvd a:nimnt the time o? ht.0 , 0c '
igniht. the Tay of hittle amit . ti
Th;esle 1:,.yeat winding dsheetSr of s iv
vte. iizaen by d h Wimd wh h-h w asi
blowing at tte loe olimate sevenl
ty miL's 11--.. , someitimels attainlinle
't. Veloeiy oif* a1 1 im d Ilile~s. somfu
fillies anl u d :. ing trAlnor uiuld h
run throughi the falling a4valanche and c
elio shctsi of inow wuitild sna.p in1 t,
vbrito n the wind liWt Is or eur
tains. At other ti theit [gIale would,
in iL fieracr fury, itil ho gralt slaiit.
ing d rif into f r lgmen ts, aid whirl. p
ing thesre al . thi. I ire ground or through t.
the lower nir, resolve them) into 1) r. 4
tiel('et whicith eo f mi al ris inl a Lit i
ble when011 noitheKr elmrrent of air (I' a
solid abnlrn m it" 1,111 eneootuntertd L
taking the forml ai'C1 nh for as -a,
lh''n wit li ti hit k-.lie in raI'. h
nigt:kI to tihe genii t Of h l i.-:tiit.
I tg ii ani no-eirl ig r pird, asr ifthe
furiinIe of airn t'l ocean titue tonhl
blow itself' off iinta votiae~o of r.ke
throngh its tn iittp.
At mnitliy it, watsasn dark i,. i2~j.I.
Thle few petple whoir wLer'e emi ight out
of doors grope ci and in tsedI fir dif
length of I.,is arm. Imildinig e t.
inOvisiblei till onei rant I sict i -m ii
andi lookh ing ny usaw a grn -cr sI .w
1.1 theL gray~ sI rml. Tlhe -,m wV p' ,n
e re5 to di -;er.-' or hlihteni i... Iim
iner * il g Ilom, lait at ti im, s hc thi.
a iy ImI' ght iin thr Ile stormi, whiba
had( IL nnarmr wI'in tif'et. JBroad iI
1banlds ol'f~ pal ter lor imitedi ftrtm
thie t rembjiling~ itntress whieb w de
erun, traeri' egi' tit dark storm-s-n-i .,eI '
like th'e inii tile, vntails someit panint
ers trie , iin an ('e .i';; .icee. \\ irt i
sh~nadowsn of t he snowil flatke' cochI at t-I
ary I be r seen en th uhonliit grounid,
'a"in he a iiit~ide ofI fram~ntitsC
<-f tiltr1 1taper~ or a whotle. in-'s
ttni.d lie t of withii ed a n i st i tj i
IirIng upwardhs frtim the dth I f ith ta
lictrkbllre l:Sat-tp Of at *\rg.~
.u co tt, Ma:y 1 2.-Ye'n iit1day even-.
lng a ne'grot inlit, whiie standiing eni
t he triack oft thlt E-lmai, Ho- a
hiearLd the daown IgaseIei trin oni
tihe Wes'.teiirn andl imAtitie .1 til-h
road comirhg. hen trcks <t dite t wo
road lru pairrall for sevralt miles.1
Thentgrt) thiniking it was a trin
oin thie Sellm. i'orio and Dahltoni lb .i
r.aid, (iro-se'd tIIeri to the~ titek of..
the track 0on ani t'ritb:ria inn <a teni
or twelve feet. Then' cOW a'; cher' of
the~ locomnotivoi strack thd' ittB' ieroad
th10 air, and ho landed on the sideO of hb
thec enbainkment where he laiy see
time apparently deal.
Tlhe trainii wais staipp'ed aind t wo
scientific genmtlement'I fromi vLan' c'ity i
w~onit to his assistanrce. They succeed.
od in) 50oan restoring him to consc'iious.
ness, and to-day lio is going tabout as
itsual. 11 is escape see ma reinarkabho, ci
butiti som asn..Cr I as the1 reatsoni that: th le
only inaj try bie ruocived wan.o 'tIho t
le ld .--Specianl dc'petch to lhe A 1!anI~a
A Tholodlo blart'or ha's lhad his~ hiead i
bro'konibe ta' o bile nog c od t o ptrt ta
y'oing in injr ir' bhlin-l. SuiehIi
Dr. Rtfus Braton.
'horils a clild of some four or
t, years Ad in Yorkville, says the
z1rltto Sut.nth, r-4 [Iomo, who is
lhod P. P - i ffn Bratton. Two
dies were in conversation within
o hi0nisg of 'somo'Yai'1?eo 0.iceri.
Ie if the l]- Idic said, "4l)r. Itifus
:ittonl is i1 own."' Tho gatllia't
li -ers prielsed ip their ears and'li.
lied. T u.&Ound lady sid in a
%V voice. II, i. to b at 1.y htouse
gh.." TIC w:riors telbgriaphed
hA I, i oi i."ioip, to ku ow %w.hq to do
th D~r. lieniton, thle gloat Ku-kdlux
oler. The answer 'onne1'to arrest
ml Ond h14-11 him1 fast. Thamt night
( h11s: ( f I ie I ceo ii 1:d1y was il -ur
1111ded by 1braye soldiers, who are
it fighlt * g 1 docs. Tho 6hl1d wt(9
A delivered 01p, bilt he wVs. liot
it i roll i n1s, 1..r --ent to prisoni.
h-!m Mrs. E,. T. Aveiy wa.<prrestecd
writ was Fervud upon hoe bab).
A very i'pertiat case, rays the
olun.bia ll.eoix, came upl before his
on ar'Ju1dge3 Carietkter, onl F1 idiy.
to th:it ii,':lvted a t y nie (plts
on. I was thc cteQ of Niles 0.
.ar-hier' vs. It. J. Donaldton-a stit oil
r1o;0i.sory titste. wniire defenila:t Lad
iven n note of' huind for a Coun.ptiol
cC r w31arlaut. TJho Judgo hold
ut *'e walrAts were not negti j.
le, iad C loslqu ily, 110 crm idera.
:)n w'' gi iven for iIth note. Verd ict
>r d'ftdaIlit. According to this
>striiet1ion lio one cin get money
ponl Stte warrants but the party in
hIe c tan id wIa rrat its ai re d rav' wn.
Wodnesday Morning, May 21, 1873.
"It 311 JA N.4 DA'VI, Editor..
),Wf- t 'olrespoiicot0 Holicited fi oin every
(tionI of 1110 colilry.
Or 1col ilntl ar'(e 1, . l to tll ror a tree
41n3nsioi of aniy pinci4 , 1d .ei r-r iea,
if we arle in nlownlyrepnibefr1evew
o linions or correspo11Inis
.'io Nor i Polo.
Public sentimlient at the Nortih 1:1s
een much agitated lately by tihe re.
irn of i portion of tlho crew of then
ohiis, w i ich set siii. in *iei1rch 'of
to N rii Po!o in 18' I. Thoso o
Lrt thaot thoy were separiled from
e 'ol.. ri't sevcral itont in ce, aid
ere drifted out to sea 'Upon ai ice
Ie, whIiere they remhittil seveial
iltlis bel'oro being rescue 1.
Their hI ftory fu very imlpl-oba
10, id :erions doubts areo entortain
.1 by authorities on such matters, as
> whether they inny not have muti
iod and detstroyed tfo rest of th'ir
frw. The govcrinment is malincg
reparation.s for seidting an oxpedi.
in in search of tho 'olaris. 'Tlus an
Ie' r ex ptil it ion, eql ui pped with great
ire awl ;t i t - .v isc, has had a.in
(ne( -. Il1 te,. ii:,. , and in thle
cath ot Captain lall, another name
'1 beetn added to the long list of
tyri to thoea~so of ciB0o. ATRhese
spe'diti-ns have boonl senlt out solely
the cause of science. Th'le diecov'
ry' oaft ihe North P'olo and the solut ion
If the problemn of the open Polar' Se0,
.1ll(not make11 broaid any cheanper, or
1n10rs amny less c'orrupt. hut enthu
Wia wi st ill preseveire, andi thecir
'fi3ts m1 4y'at last be crowned with
i3cce05s. Already ne0W m)ethods are
e ing sugges~~t ed. TJhie New York
1erbII pIropo~S~ to lay si-ege to the
03o th l'o'e is G ranit dill to l~iiihonid,
13d to reachl it bly gradual approach.
I l'li,:vIe's tha) ,t'VI eve3 natture wilhl sue.
ambil in1 the cud to Yatnkeo persever-.
nee0. 1i eh 3oa thaIle expl41orers can
nsht farithe 1 and falt'1rther Nort h, est ab
snaing no0w 1has'e ofI031 oprtion. Tihe
uly obstacle isi t he ioof that hypef
orI'an reogion3, dndI this~ could bo Irav
reed with sle'dges 33nd1 degs. Others
nggest an expedition viai Bh.iring's
*trait a. Tlhe gieat. Ja Lpant cu~rrenit of
he i~ cii, thea a nalog uu of the G ul f
e'lun411, l'ai.es thr'4uL'h thesc Straiits,
IlrryI(iJ 31n iImmrCl;se volume of wein
'a10jte nt the arCtic regioa..- I is
rgued~t very plausibly3 that if there be
n open l'olaiir Seat, it mu ist cohnnect
H13he enri'ent and can be r'eaecd
v meansl31 oft it.
S'veral hontfIis a1go, aN roet.ch1maln
IL Sani FranIc~isco to tiy this~ route,
ut his 1.13ccess iot kno~wn . If thie
h 'ole I'e dlhtin1iately dhi: overed
' il be not until many years have
Med'2s. M1eanwhile, wet in the South
ire too nu'uch engroasoed in out owli
Ifiran to best ow more than a passing
togton these matters. 'While the
asof the Nothti and Europe arc
nlily eugaged in discussing the
roble11m of the North Pole, we are
sen'e'log theo problem) of bread, apd
id thait it requtiries ll our attention.
We insert thtis tlnoraing a cominni
itioni from one of our muerchants on
to subject of fire insuraince. 1t eon
ilnS some useful suggestions, and de
'Tho whole miatter of insurance is
coiitg seriohus. Thei companies
)w existinag, are inot conitent with
odetnte gains ; they widh to unake
e miost of ovcry hnrgmin. The
'ormner rates were sulfliently profita. n
be, but they have now been doubled e
md in sWho cases trebled. One or tw.o ij
)f our merchants have bhen charged 1,
ieven per cent. n thinW'siores and p
5ver six fnd a half per ee'6t.' on their S
tock of roods. This charge is posi- a
Aively prohibitory, and some remedy 1
must be devised, or businass'frtusb 0
ease. It him also en' stated that a
Ah rdtes ire higher in the South than d
in the North, although property is sit- a
uated inotioar so clsely together and o
Ahe risk is roully lesi. Another imposi. c
Aiou is the ri.i. rary increate of the t
premium on prueLry already insured t
for a FeieAfld tite, When tle risk ik e
ab. (lutely deurea.i.g. Wen tic' '
eistein -lre I tuilt, til 1 ma 'engin' is c
pu chtied , auc sIcat e'~ r f..cilities n l&
t,- 1viordd for e-xirguiliig 'indu i
thaiin Lave f'n'viodily (hXistid,'la '11d 'yet
iremiulni Lave'Litipt up :6'm I per I
cont. to-Tper to..t. Every wrong ls
its i m iy, ad tie tiue rieely in I
this Case is the organization of a I
11)1-m Mutua1l ILsurli: eu- Comp.ny I
awoug our.selves. This may soum a t
s're ainge roe *ition, but we 1 ill rug.
g a fw r.. CAts in its f.vor.
Sicee the cl., e .f Ithe war, problbry'
at least twenty five or thiry thousand I
dollars hrt:e br e paid on iiurance,
'and the'diy dcfruct've 'fire we 'bote
-had is that of the Tlieospia'n 'iall,
which brought back three thousand.
dollars, This leave a balantce of
twenity-two or tWenty- iLven thoUU.1and
ta favor of Winnsboro. IL.td a muiu- 4'
al imrnranco company been orgimncdr
here in 18C6. it would hnve a Cum]u
lated considerable capi il already,
and the 'iiterest alorie wou'd 'itao,
been alno-t sd&diet to 1iky tlif 1&3
of the The pian Ilall. If that was
the case, heretofore, when there Wa
no water, and n1o apl'ahiiianmces at hand,
how much greater immunity will we
enjoy against die devouring element
'in futi're. Xhot'her effot of the Nlu.
tual Corrspuy will be the increased
not'iv ity of our- eitizon 'inq pre
venting and arrest init confl:igrations.
Whan cah 4i'divuilual feels that lie
ivill beoa sharer in any loss that may
pecrue, his efforts will be 'redoubled.
Another good cOTeet wil'I he the reten
tion of money at hnome', which can be
ivefl iivested in real estate, or in
good secul ities, tius lesceniuing to some
extent the present Stringency in the
itfher a comp any coull be id) rio
rated, or lsc nit i of I insa cou'ld
P'edge their individual 'cred it, to re.
'pair losses (or a moderate compensa.
tion. Similar organizations could be
formed ii thlner portions of the Con.
ty, or inl other Comuitles, and these
could unite, thus dj.tributing losses
and gains eVry. Weresinch a e'om
p)any formed, an'ny pe'rlons 'would int
stre who tiow ate prn vented by exor
bitant rate.; aind ini a few years, with
out some extramordinaiy calamnity, the
compa~ny would be establilhed in a
firm basis. We iropose that a meet
ig of citizeini he held som ncttie( du
ring thme pre sent mionuth to di-cuss this
quest ion tho.oughlyl, and to take
r~omo action in thne prenmises'
Louisin 'n- Grant. |
We hiave glanced over tho acts,
of thme Kellogg Legislature in the ~
Shreveport South-western Telegram,,
anid find that that body hahisurj assed
even tho reckless prodigality of our
olyn Legislature. The number of of
tiours, clerks and attaches in every
depart ment is eiiormous. The Srtate
A uditor alone employs twelve assis
tan mts with aviaries amounting to $'25,
670. Th'e(Governuor is p'aid. $8,U000
per annum,.thme Lieutenant Governor
$3,000. Thme Auditor, TIrearurer,
Attorney Genueral, and Superinten
(lent of Sch'oolf, each $5i,,000, and oth
er oilicials in erjapont hin.- Thflmi thcro
are thre.c Guhumwns of itennized ap)
aind is 0 eivabhle puibse, inioludingw
i'tLUy:. tI 0 pa~y of the uehrping
F'roam tiji it wouald seemt that Kol.
log'g and hnis bowl khowing that thiey
(ire tipihold by IFederal bay-onets ihofie;
aind may, at any timie, be repudiItod
bny Congress or the Courts, are deter
minred to make a big sten, while they
ca. Meanwhile the honesat people of]
the state, confident that right i6 on
their side, are oteo-ing eierj pasible
resistance to Kellogg. In several in
stances there have been open ruptures, a
sind now'tt Is cenoeded by all that
Kellogg is a mnere puppet, supported i
and managed byithe Radical admi~nis
The blanTN foi this whole tiattet a
i-osts upon Grant. Hao is stainod by I
every drop of blood which has been b
shod in that unhappy State. And he I
board all this with .stoid% indiiker- p
ence. Hie was Invited cordially to n
visit the South, and especially Ylouis- I
iana, to judge for himself of the true v
nonditioni of affairs, but delinod on e
t he nlea of nreSing duies . a .no.,
0* A& AMA- I -
many fine water-melona until Capt.
Vrot,makes bis fall visit.
Wipiing Y9u a indant sueoess in
everythlg &dairable, bel ieivo We yours s
-HOLLY IHILL. Ut
[00D MUNICATED.) i
iMr. Editor: W
The subject of Fire Insuranoo has ci
long been of importance to the poo- a
ple, and more especially tnow, since D
largo monopolies are combining to. *
gether and fixing rates that are not 0
oWly ruinous, b'ut aiost prohibitory. a
Wobelivev that the rates of insur; v
ace ail ilo .g have been greater in
6'e South tilin it the Noi thunid they
ale now still further incroasied, whein
there i.i actually less riek tian ever. it
If this be tue, wshy subiit? %Vliy
not uuihe and ru it these unjust de. a
muandsl Why send our money to the
Nor th, fr the benefit, tf thsj tioi
Strous corporation. Shull no still
continue to take poh ius givn f.r it
spec.fied time, and ,at certail rates,
whou ne ar liable aitnriy hline to be
compelled tu iirease our premium dr
lose our policy, nt the will of the
UJinipanly, witiout any inicease of
danger'to theprdper'y ? Can W r6l
sat'e with t!- dh uncertatin 'Troutection ?
One of our inerchants has been com
pelled to raiso his premiiumn twice
within thepapst ten muonth. 0
'I1ur'dd'uf dollars have beun c.ir
riod North ias 'premu., for every 1
dollar returned for loses. Let u., t
devise so.jac iieted 'of kedpitrg o'ur
iloney ait hone.
M, we laek wisdom 'to deVi C,
Atreditti to supijort'orcm.iergy to carry
out succes~ful ly a helf-protectinmg or
gan iZation ? We ' y niot. Then let
ts call a i~ietiitg to take initia'tor r
steps. We enti Jl foiII a Cointy Nut ua!
lnsuranee Coinpany, aind *in order to(
*bo more sewire, could' coibino with e
ni jil64r conpanies in adjoining 'coun
ties. By this Imcan1l: we cin ketpj in our
'Zilidst the thllusanfls of dollars an..
nually sent out of our State fur in- r
sucance. \Vo ir'ight hero refer to
the "thousand and one'" -ights re
served," "agreement and 'proviso."
conttinied in the policy, rifohf cause
'litVtation, and force compromises be.
cause toe party in:ured cannot stand
an expcnsivo law suit. Our palladial
guardians are hiome organizations,
comented by mutual interests. Let i
its 'have timn', .- fl
At 'II Old TINNAa.
Our quoudimn Senatur from Barn- t
.well, C. P.. Lelie, !he of L yd Con- p
inimkson n1.to.ricty-, a fter ):a Iid ly nce ft
mulating *a f'o tune in hi i e haIS V
betaken hi msolf to his oriIinal hiaunts
in New York to enjoy it.. , ;
.ut litut a qw to its, mire, Lieslie it t0
seems, thouigh now reputed to be the (
owncr of untold wealth, must neceds b
dabble aga in in lobbyisam. W9eclip
the following frimi n.report of a meet-F
img of, cei tniu..pr aperty holders in the (
eity of New Yor k:
"C. P. Leslie said this resolution
was not strongi omiongh. ie hand late. d
ly purchased threeC lots. oni 8mh avenue I
because thley fr onted n3 thme spiare, S
and lhe gave for themu $60,030o, pay i~ng I.
a fancy prmo for timat reason. lle I
wars now, by an act of spcial legisrla- C
tion, robbed ol a larg'o portion of tha~t
amount. They li.d n~ot gone to wvork F
in time right way. The Seventh .1
Rtegimeont had sootgred thp pasmiageof C
the. bill by the use .of mnoney; E~nd r
they should have endoavored to pire
vent it, in tihe same way. Th'ie follow-t
i~ng were then named as a committee '
.to go to .Alba.ny on the subject :0
I'uige Culver, Dr.~ Ilumphreys, Sin- I
H. Corbott, David llank.m, E. l~Iorri. t
C. V. .fenton, (I. I.' Leslie, anid
Misors. Ilerachell, ,Ititch, Ferris, 1
ChamrlUrlamn, and Ilaisll-- C'aro- a
. Striigc Pets
Siisan Rebihart, the tihfortiiniato
woman who was hiunged at Prest on, on
i-iday, while in prison waiting th'i ]
execution of her awful sentence. s
whliled away theb solitary hburs by j
making friends of the rats that had I
mmccess to lhbr cell. A gentleman called a
t.. see her a f~w days hefore hei. exe.
cution, and -after some conmversattixn k
with lher, told her that he had under- r
stood that she had sonme pet rats. She v
ansawerbd aflirinatialy, aniel tie a
then totld her lie wanted to see i.
thmem. She tapped on the flooi', I
when out of their holes caime 1
thmo rdts, trntil no leAs thuan fourteen n
of themi had answered thme cnll. 'I'moy
climbedem upon lier lap, and up to lien d
shioulders and crawled aibout over her p
hiead; suffering irer to caress andl han.
die them as she plensed, and not one ti
of them manifested tlio iialosi, sy mp. o
tom of lar.t-.
The Chiceago Tribuie; in specaking ti
of Gen. Garfield's cold reception by tL
his indignant Oonstituenits, says:--- o
"After storming the height of Credit
Mobilier, and breasting thd deadly "
contents of Gakes Amnes' memoraft
dum book; to be killed by thme $2500 d
salary-grab is worse than being kicked arj
to death by a jackass." hi
Observed duties maintain our cred. at
(t.; but secetC duties maintain our lU
ot two ionths later, he has made an
ztensive tour through th West, and
I et present reveling in New Eng
Ind, the ,eradle of the truly loyal
arty. While citirens of the United
&tes Nero oveli'ting iu'their bIooa
mid tie horrors of interntoine war
a Louisiana, he was sealing a barren
rag in Colorado, (which reooived the
uphonious appellation of "iPresi.
omts Peagkn"n honor ofA ixploit,)
lid walking over a pavement of brick
f pure-silver, In Contral City. He
area n'thing how UlAny innocent vio
lml'are slain in awar of his instiga.
tofi, so loll as to iR iiffe'rel to pouk
t li'a i th ousa d 'a nigo,
end-bom Ag throngh tie qtry ,
ating, drinking arid smoking at'otiler
copl1k 'Exi-once. 'Under his ian
ghinont the Ujitod States govern
ient is fast Lecomit g a terror at
omime, and a laughing at..ek abroad ;
rhilo lie hiimself Lus degenerate
rom a great militatiy chieftii, into
drunktin and tyrannical 6fith.-rate
iresident, earcely lit to pre--ide over
ho affairs of lla3 ti.
The Supreme Court.
he Evening -lierld in ad vocatig
be claims of Chief Justice luscs of
,Iia State, to'llll the position of'Chief
Fudtice of the Jnitod 8tato's, makes
be follow lig assertion :
"The decisions of our piue'onic
Jourt have been universally approved
>y the Sul rewe Court of the United
itatep, and have alwap; stood by the
Aghts dtd'fbrtihei of tho people."
Wo call the at~ition-of thel lerald
:o tle recent decision of tho Unitod
itates'8bpremo Cburt diu the liqme..
itcad. 'L'his decisidh by no incars
li'pihlyed that coniidiciee iu tihe legal
abil'ity of our Sppreihe C tibt which
le tUn ioh a'nd TI'aflo d sqco tbo nter
tain. It is true the decision in's up
in a Writ of Error from the durt of
ur~gia,; but the decisioms of that
Jjurt aid oui Ow 'o inaterially
Justice Swnyne adwi'nistcr'd i so
vere rebuke to c.ujiuidi.-arf;, whin 'e
Jeclared that, tc..o involved no
juestion that hiad not been more than
meo fully considered in tIhe 'Jf'itcdl
tates Stiprein'e Cou'rt. P're.sident
Grant could not appoint. 'Judge Mos
31 to preside 'oer a beoih who have
lust reveraed oue of his most impuor
ant decijsi's. Try sowebodcy else,
aIr. I~em ald.
1P u. Nticu /Wme, ..
I was Lorn and rai.-ed in a neigih.
)orhood that was settled boy Ge'rumis,
mud everytody, inale and .'feiale, I'ad
heir ''time of the moon," for plant.
A 'aind sewing all kinis of seed.
Soine,of the 2d aid 3dj generation;
were Ibettr educated, yet 'mcy still
adhered to the notion that the mooni
was to be watched anid seed planited
in tihe preoe tinme or there woitld be
a failure, sutre. I asked a i old gen
tienman "what time of the umoon do
you sow turnips?"' "Wby mazn, thamt
is a sitmplo question for a sensible
mian to amsk. I neyer 80W turnips nor
plant in the moon. I sow aecd to
make turnips a'nd plant ini the ground,
but any wife believes strong in tihe
mocon." I was a little put out, yet
never hiave fully given up consulting
the almanae as to the phase of 'the
moon. In 1808 melons wore n'y
'hobby," and I planted at the new,
list quarter, full auid last juarter, and
louund those plainted at the last quarter
larger, but no better flavored-did
iot ed it th.e nmdon for !R. I knmow
you to be cine of the Afast (if .not thme
very best) amelon growers in Iairfield,
ms your fine luscious ottos last year
rully proved. What I wish is, do you
go by "dme moon," 'or thio sig~is of time
odiae, I L'lieve it is called i I imsake
undo stood it was Lime latter aind that
'the scales" was your time. I tLok
hast for nm5 tihe this season and
ldantbd, ao.'ording to Ayer's Ameri
tn Almtanac, on the 14th and 15th
A tpril---forty hills. Never had a
worse stand. Again, 12th Mlay plant.
md eight hills, and u!ghit Sn the l dth,
dhol: time sign wum "! coi pio." liut
mlben i epnaulted Jhuist'ml Almaniac, I
ad be differs with the "Cherry Pee.
oral amnd pill-oure-bverythinmg man. "
oew who is borreotl W'ho~ do you
*ake for autlhority ? It is to me ii
mortant, for I plant somne of your best
utd somem of thme be st from otht r .per.
otis who have the best. I1'znay niake
splendid f~il~e if 1 e governied by
it bor ot thenso u.Imanact mayrs.
June will be time enoughm to' have
ood late ones antd I lavey reserved
omet seed of all exept Phinney's
kitra ~arly, from Patent i le.I
opo you will reply through the
*AIRFtird.D II UA.D in time oer Jine
latnting and that you give the public
ot only the time of planting, but thme
imad of Imund, tmnn're and( manner of
orking. We have lost all the fruit
zoept blackberries by theo late frost,
ndl wish to spare no pain to hav
ANE Jmg N
Foreigii News. t
N1Av YonR, Nidy In,-A Herald t
ocial from Madid.says the battle I
ught on the 5th atnoonbe do Eru), I
lar Stella in Navarre, by Carlist <
roes and the troops of the Spanish t
epubli6, was the most important i
biob has y.et. ocourre.d between the
intending parties. It resulted ini
complete victory for U)rrogay;
on Carlos, couniander. The Guv
nmbrt troop. broke nnd fled in a
>rnplete rout in cvery direction ini
-der to escape to the puisuit of cCav
ry. MlonvI.-:-, who is now iu Na
i etinmmis einforements
W si n~ixN. S., Ma y 15.-A i
p. m., flt ecs s:il e.. pe ii fia , I
ke Alulft. Tin:-ra illl beo moirn hea-ivy
ijourntilel till to-lay. l.,Thui far -it is
sUl: ita-.1 Llat 52 have been killed,
d 3 d..ae:ously vwon ed..
l'Aii, Alay 17 - lT rei"'llation:
r S ilard, M linistj : of the lI criier,
ld .Jailes 3i on, .\iiniter 'of I'ula io.
ast:'peiia .have f .C. tieceptel Itb.
'rel -t hie. It is reporte d
Mt the '.16i1try of Puhlic Wmk. i,
, he ive-, s'abl*isIi. 41. N -w meibers
1 ilhe C.binaet will le ither Imode-,
'iu 1publian , or memiibers of
VicNN.1, May 17.--Thc invent-iga
.on ianto the Chi.iarges against Ot -
enca. d A i eaioan Coi, xmi.di'in rfr
-arded to Washinton, i. v.o llnous.
'he 0 1ppropi iatiou by be Uni'ed
tates Co,es is neulOy exhausted
h1arges a' bribt:ry ~are fully sutt.i.
PAnIA, Maly '1-r. ...Si-ver.. Jl irn-l
ave 1",n i-.4 fur pu1 ii.n0a.e.
r of AFelix 11mat to Ti.r. pit
i the 1L -wh-n Tiies. A t-,
(-r his I e- n suijpi a ed for ii ali.,
ag .an artici at.eking lhe Naon-l
S A 'FitA m a v 1-.1. - It ports
eceivedI to-iiglit Irocm the 'lava beds
tate that'firinag hs been hea rd to.
ay by pikets, in tho direction of
'ol. ;la 's eutaniand. It is suppligs.
d thiat an cngagement has1 beena coIm
ten ced hetwe<-n Col. .lsas tino's
nid the Mlodoei, 1t no particulars
ave been obtained'. Gen Davis re
9ri's Ilk-ith his entire fighting forco
ucnmbers e0 men.
Lieut.'Geo 1!. 1liarvisa, o'f t'he 4 h
rtillery, ilho was wouin:tided on the
6hi of A pril inl the d isas-Aroni fight
-ith the MJodoes, died Monday. lie
as the la survivinig uflicar 'f the
Tao-toal lots s-'fT.red by the army
I the lodoo war thus far is 71 killed
rad 67 wounded.
The remains of Ge.n'. Caiiby left
are this evening for the east. The
mneral procession as it passed
arotugh the streets to the railroad
cpot, presented a most impressive
1qjaenranac-e. -rito pro'essIon lett tne
au-oh at 4 O'eluck, p'roceed'ing to
to depot where the remains were
laced on the cars for the east. Tho
moral services -at the church were
NEW Yoic, May 15.-A great bil
arid match championship gja me, on e
tousand dollars a side, between
yrille Dion and Maurice Day, will
a-iilayed Fraidny evening.
NiauvuLta, Tns., May 17.
uchro won the first race--time 3.40;
Maratermnaster won the seond--L.471
.48, L1.1, 1.51.
Ler-rijE RO'cc, AnxK., May 17-Ad
itional delegates have reported from
Jhabamnia, Georgia, Kentucky, Mlissis
ppi, Noth Car-ol ioa and South Caro
ca.. Th '1e Tlhaeolo;;jcatl Semi nary of
'irgzaa is reportted in a fl'ourishing
Na.:w Xouin, May 17.---The Lecgis
ative .Commit tee, in their r'eport
pona brie afLi. ,rc-, tcotldemn ais improp
r .th expaenditure of money in the
ptcnt tr-~asfr of the mnanagemen t
mad it8 ioimbursemneyit frocm the
eas:;ry of' the comipanmy. Tfhey Bay
ias was done. lar-gely in the interest
1' foreign stoekholders and for- their
enit, anald tho par-t Ijen ini tha~t
Icration by Genrala Sicklos is do.
ouncedl ini str-ong termsa, a-s follows:
'lspecttacle of a UJnited Sbatos
linsto t a orogncourt leaving
elf to the execution of a scheme oif
his kind, is not caleu.'ated to heigh
Ifn ouri respec-t f'or, or inspiro confi.
ce in, the inategr-ity of the public
Daley won the chamapions-hip bil
ard cue-ti mec five hours taverage
)aiey 2069 11); Dion 22 9.10. The
Leore at the conclusion of the 558th
miing stood .134 to 1,461 it) favor of
bon, wrhen Daley huddled the balls
A. despatch froem Little Rock, Ar-i
ansas, states that (Governor Baxteri
macins in theQ c-apitol night andl daf
'ith a for-ce of men onm (tly, fully
rmecd to protect him against the
ireatenedl Taid of the iriendcs of,
ieu'enait-Govertnor Smith, to oust
axtor and plaeo Sin ith in the gubeo
'I'holloss by fire thie in Ottamia, Cana
a, on the 17th, by which all the pro
arty lying bet wecn Daly and Willaard
roots was destr-oyed, is now estimsa
da at $l00,000. Insured for $$%0,.
WVasIIN(dron, May 17.-The Scoi-e
ry of State, this evening, rosoived a
Ilegram firom Gen. Sickles, stating
at the Cuban anthorities have been I
dored to send O'Kolly to Spain.
.T'io Spanishm anid American Corn
ission have considered the elaien of
orfeoter D. Rojas, who clhimeod
Images as an Anmerican citizen,
;ainst Spain, for the confiscation of I
s.property, in the island of Cuba. ,
ojis filed his applicat ion to becomo t
Amorioain citizen 28th September,
70. lie claims that a treaty wvas
tifled February, 1817. Trhe t
panish advocate colitented against
ho advocate for "the United States
lat Ilojas did not come within the
cms of the treaty ; his citizenship
aving only begun, but wasa not con
dted. . On this question,tho Ame ri
an and Spanish arbitrators divided,
nd accordingly the case was refer
ed to the um 'ire-Baron Laderer,
he Austrain inister --for settle
nont.. le has decided that Rojas
loes no. c.ijie within the torms of
Ije treaty and over-ruled the case.
six or eight similar claims are set
ItAl',y tOis dvf1sion.
A t T'iton a May 17.-Ttle Genera l
Xseaitsly received Dr. Ilaird, repre,
entative of the Cumberland Presby
erin (Ohii'.th, standing. Dr. Baird
i-pd the day; w'0'uld aonaile when thero
iould be but one l'relsyterianl
lureli. A comn.ttCe to heal dif
ireueC. WaI1i3et1'.zegsted by Ir. Blaird,
lia n a *mni.itt'o wai appointed
,y the coidetrence
A-ri.iNT, My I7.-Tho Atlantic
Ln , 1.it- cxitido the 0ourtesy of a
ree pae-sage to alit hirizomi delegate's to
be ve.nor's evntion, hot w,.e
Augiusia and Baltimhole, via Wit
mington and Weldon and the Cheisa
pe.ke, llay line of ste.imerp, going
LEINGxT-ON ; KYv., May 17.-The
si-r:.g nl:tt i ie g clos. d to day. Flor
mice Woni the lirst heat-time 11.47 -
EIie Thomas won the scoind-timo
1 -19. 1.18" ; and4 blcGrath's L<>uisa
Ai thir1-time 5.32.
JEFFEItSoN CITY, Lay l7.-Tlhe
Funds in the State Treasury are ex.
hIu sted. . ,
N:w Yong, M!ay 17.-It is report
ed onl the steels that, a Mobile corres
po.denIt. of a New York lirmn, draw.
ing bils on JjullodOn, has failed, il1
on1Z1se.0c of over-ad vanicis oil cot.
ton. It * said that t,ho. New Yolk
h1tte will lose ?50,000 sterling by
tins ai. ilure.
. Specie shipliientas to-day $429,
The cotton exohapg to (.iy adopt.
d amend ments'tg tl:eriry-Iaws, mak.
ing el gible for mimbe rshiip replre
sentalti':es f memaber. as attorne3s
u.tu.iIly s'elh from May 17 until
titne 3 , 11nd1 raising .the initintiol
roe oti and 'after innuary 1, 1874,
fom $2,500 to $5,000.
HAVANA, May 17.-The vomito is
iicreasing. In 'cosequenee of which
Lhe JuI.iuta and Yazoo have aiked
plerllist-nI to traniiport, their passenm
;ers to New York by steamers leaving
Nmv Yonic, iMay 17.-Cotton open
d dull and closel. .woak-uplands
1 94.; Orleans 191'; sales 1,360 bales.
CHARLEs'ToN, May 17.-Cotton (gui
it--middling 18 ; receipts 107 bales ;
ales 500 bales.
Livauru'ooi., May 17.-i ening-.
Ulyu *oiu .- n e and loseod quiet and
lasicr- uplands 81; Orleans 91;
ales 10,000 bales.
The a a Sartan recorias the
Iaths of Mrs. Tli-tabeth Loo, aged
100; Thomas Robbs, 'hncook Little.
oln and David M. Clark.
The Air-Line Railroad '*eursion
to Charlotte has been postpo'd~, to
'l'h'e colored..robbers who were car
ricd to Columbia some days ago,
when arrested in Newherry showed
light, andl quito a lively scrimm iagoi
2ccurred between them ad the New
berr'y city fathers.
Calhoun Kibler, aged 23, (died in
NJewborry, of meningtitis, ona Friday
The 22d has been selected una metA.
arial day by the ladies of the New.
berry Mlemorial Association, and Col.
-. J. Pope has B~sa selected as era
Andeorson is to have a 30,000 spind le
The aggregate collections of the
l'reasuirer* of Abbeville counity foot
up~ $127,096 57.
A gold1 deposit has been discovered
near Pliconix in A bboville county.
The fruit crop of Lexington, it is
thoughit, is materially damaged, but
the wheat crop continues to improve.
The low'er part of' Marion county
va- visited by a terrible whirlwind
>n the 6th, which e~auspd groat dae,
igo to farming interests.
The Marion Star sends 118 fierids to
ilo flies to .dtin subscribers for that
The Greenville and Columbia Rail
'odi ssid, is negotiating for new
Th~e Ark ansas Legislatuire, in mia
ting new Congressionoal Disti-iots,
oerrytniandered the Sta te for political
Lurposes, withopt rogard or eqjualiza
ion of repreajn tativp. constituencies,
ic follows :First U istriot-popula
ion 92,103 ; Seond-122.640.
l'hird-l 34,832 ; Fourth-124,90.
Well may the Gazette hope never to
ee.ghaother Legislatsi-b In that
A rcspeetable young man of Wor
ester, has boon inhiumaunly treated by
us landlady, and finally ojooted fromi
er house, whero he hsad all the refmnA
ng influences of a homeo for $3 50 a
rebk, mneroly because at the break
aet table the other m ornin~g bes ad
'med her, in the prosee of the oth
r boarders, to send tyho butter *.to a
hairdresser and soll it for a wig. It
eems that some people novoi- could
ake a joke.
When may a ship at sea be0 said not
o be on water ? when 8hm' on n..r