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VOL. V I.o WINNSBORO S C., 'WEDNESDAY MORNIN, AY 28, 18T.
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I. .id inl advanfle.
Obi:ltarty Notices andibei 0y
J 11BL 1,'130.
.Ar. Edlit 'r:
Theli folloning poem has b'ecomli
justly CE h I.ra ted, an11d is n1ow ibed
it d in t.e volU ' 'Ioc , by dt
I.ut 18 tnally of yourr a , ri ina)
not have J e n ('1 it*, f I i t I h 'li ii hert
of' re1 irsting a p!ace for it in yo1u
T1\ IO t:Il0 0 F TI'll', 'P1 l l I Ji;iA'.
[ly .IojN lly ]
all no ! I 't tell whilar ie livesi,
. lekase he d04 n li.ve, y 0,p1 , ,o.
ICaICllys h ' t u.e h a~t
0f living like yout ami l ne.
\har have Yiot L en u l hil e 1.45st (ll -
- a yenir
Thalt yo-I hav'n1 heard folks t~ell
llow J imnhiy 1It, Iso 0 n. d in hi
i ie PI airic Belle ?
Ilie wernl' tin pit ---Iheml enleinlece
L-; 4ae:ty inuch -ill alike- , ,
'hip nile inl Ntilec z uncer-ithe hi*:1
A I' d anohli -r1. (s1te elite in l'li
A k 111 i-l man4 his. i 'k wii .li'n,
l. l l nawkwvI- an 1:ha141 ill a row.
lut A~nee jannk itA i i nv.,- 11,
Anil this was noll tl:c religion heli hnj,
- . 4. i, a . ( e gille well ;
S y,-r i~ J :i edl ,I Ihe liver,
To iuiil the bilo' s imi!l;
A -I I it : :, P4.t in Ila, -.1 five
A Illhtusaln-I t imes hie s wer,l,
Ile'd h II1 e1'lr lI;zzle0 agini the Ianit
Till tihe ligt sotsl got uishore.
'411 h stnt h i t ir tiay onl tile Mlississip,
A nd helr fay Come it ist,
'Iihe Movistel was a befter Oa, -
liut. tile Belle sie wiouldn't be liassed.
A nd so she mino tearin' along th i night,
The olde. L einft on file lineo
Wihiin .nigger squnt on her s8't'ety valve,
and lier furnace cioaied, rosina and
The fire burst out. as she erossed the bar
A l biniti, a hole in ilia iijglht.
And 1uicic 44s a 81els she turnedi, aind mad<
. ''or that willet bank oni tile right.
There was iuni' and cursin', but. Jin
Over all ite infernal roar,
$-I'll hold her nozzle agin .lie 1mlnk
Till the list, pleol's ashore."
Thro' the hlot, black breath of' the burnin
Jim lslidso's voice was herd,
A d( they ill had trust, inhis cussedness,
- Ant knowed he Iould lfeep his worl.
And suire's you're born, they al got oh'
Afore the smokestack fell,- . .
And illudso's ghost. went ip alone
In the smoke of ilhe Prairie Bello.
Ila IVern''t. no sait--hlut at Jedgmienf
I'd4 run mliy elint e, will I im),
'i.onigside o1 i-om pious gentlemen .
Thal. woitlin't shitik hands with Iimii,
1(i: iteu his 1duly, % dead surl'a I.iilig,
SAm IlWent Icr it har and I hen;
Aid Christ ain't going to be too hard
ha a mn ali died oir men
A Visitor at. Sea.
Thue following ghostly yarn is fr'on
tho repertory of' an old eca captain
and Itough he no d1oubt 1:cl ievesi
hims~elf', it is likely t hat many of oui
r'eaders wiil not ht.ve sod muchI f.it~h is
,On the 24th of bcceniber, I 0j
the barqjue 0.prey, oni her pas
sio last [idies, was son11e three' hun
dred miles oft the Cape of Good hope
$lbo had met withl ter'rible weather
in d by stress of it had been drivet
Edit of her course, and out of the traeol
of other vessels. Thbo e'ptain' of th@
Ospreoy was also her part owner, an<
had on board with himt (ho was
'sidower) his' only child, a beautifu
girl of somne two and twventy. (hip
lain Grayling, it is noodless to say
was extroemely attaohed to his daught
ter, tho last malrvivor of a nlumeroui
buinily. The Osprey's cargo was e
valuable one, being iron, tin and eut.
Ioty goods; for. the Indian market
pnd of course, in the heavy weathei
ghe had encountered ; the danger Idi<
had incurred was doubled by th<(
nsature of die goods wvch which sheo ,wa
l'adog. Wo have said shie i'as thre(
1iun~dred miles off the Cape ; but in
fact she might have bo~on donble the
g istance, for both' the captai'n and h
fint mate, J'~ia~h Matsen; wire ifn
coertalin as to t heir reckoning ; and at
on this particular ChrIistmwas evo the
weather, so fir ft oml i mjroving, iai
growni wilder, both meu114 paced 1 ly
dcks with an xious1 faces and kni
l''rws, esigaged inl conversation 0
that stern, brief' 5)rt, wilere only fey
words are used, because life or deati
han ge on the decision arrivedl at.
"I con fess 1 do not know whore 4#
are, Mr. Matson," the captain at 1as
"No I~ir lwi'sh i did;"
"ln all m'y experience .L have nei
known such continuously dirty weath
or or been so m'uch out in my rook~in
ing heforo," said tho captain.
"[ think I would put, her head abou
sir, and boat up ;I take it we ar<
liearer to the Cap1, than wo think."
- :d ws, about to speak, when thea
m.te uttured an Ox0laumaLion of bus
4\VO are hailed, 'sir'
''We are what, Mr. Mation ?"
V " h'hi, 1',1 !" n -1 A'm a p3lt :1 in .
"You are dreainiig. Taere is no
vessel wishbin a hun'N.ed iniles of U:.,
if so 1.'1ar." An d he began to pio
'peind his plans 13ut in les-. th in
tWO mlIii.Utes the nMte aga't in i .11-1 rupt
l hit), V. ith a whi e faUce. D) 30u0
hear nutling, ., it 'I I
"E..s, I hear the wlhistiii;g of the
vind, ni1d the screaming of the soa
'-1ut 1io huYin 'Voice 1"
"II1um1an voiuu ! Wfly. whero Could
it be, except on board hoic '- -11 u
Ab-h I ' sid Matson, shuddering :
4.ot h utm a't., - r
"\I'y, MaO.\lon, )on don't manca to
say you beieve ?1)'thu 'Flyig" L)utoh.
. o 1nal li
'\ ie u1At tt~e in aloth'er reef, u
Mr. Mat!ou," ,aid the ski'p'pur. 0
Sive the order please."
T'e m ate wOti. for;a ild to obey, b6t,
th reef wa no sooner t1ke'n iii tan i
he again came Lu 'h 1U tnin'5 g
"'ir-C'apa Oiing," said \ie v
in a voice of inltes earnootnes and C
atixiet y, '"wo are hoiled."
' pseni u h.vc talim r.
lro'y tsos inu',ch grog this cold bight, o
al a Iit ont.'' t
uIt might he It stray bo:it from ae
0hip that has foundered, sir," sug. ,l
geilecd the tiate, puasiig over Lis
Z-ulet a*iul ' sartI:4sul. .
uBoat, liddlestiefcs ! N', -oa ld 0
, ny bost live in tha 1" asked tle o
emyta' i, 'peinting to the Inoutntainous a
sear, which were ruuung almost 11
The n'ate lookod at M.o angr4y
wij' qnd was 'fiut to admit that y
any b oat would bo swallowed up by
them in an instant. "Yet listen, o
air ; for God's sake, litten 1" he 1
The captain lisienind, atia t h'en sud- h
denly oielained, "dood heavens, I n
really do think I hoer something P' '
By this time two or three sailors
'had advanced toward the spot where i
the captain and mate were il confur- e
"Boat hailig us, -air !" oNied the a
old ;otswaii; tquoliing his hat., and
speaking with an air of great be
The captain stared emazedly at the n
mlate,; then aoing his hands to his
mIouth, lie roai-cd wih all tlip pqwer
of his stentorian lungs. "What boat
is that ?"
"Ship ahoy ! ship ahoy !' was now
distinetly audible to all on board the
"It must be sonie boat from a dcre
liet or a foundered ship !" said the F
captain, half to the iliato afid half
aloud. But his 'face looked trou
Tile matE rini1 . th. P"14 b8ulwalu
ahook their head. "It's is a bout t
'ron the Flyiig Duetchman,' " said
one of the boldest of the Osprey's
crew ; "and a boat from the cursed
vessel tuehuenna message of death to
all of u6 Iates i
"Too true, too true," assented his
By this time the boat had got
alongside the Osprey, for she ecapecda
the waves in a most uivrvellous man
I oer.. Although app.rently buried
enoli moionent in one lhngo arcountainous
hi llow i.!Io appeared tho fol low~ng in
sta.nt risling sa fely on the crest of theV
next. .t was a sublime yet awful
sight, to see this superhumaan. cockle
shel (defying the wrath of the vast
seas, which thretned each momnous to
swallow 'p the (Qsprey herself.
'Lhe littdp eratt was a longnai row,
cofiun-like boat, painted entirely black,
without so much as a white stripe to
relieve her soirbro liue. She was
manned b y four talf, gaun, bony-look-,
ngoamuen, with staring e~yes gind
hollow obocki Gh fpp'eared to be in
Ithe lat stage of f~mmei. Th'le captain,
who sat iii ,the . stern-shieets, with tho
tiller-ropes in his hand, was taller by '
ma tiny degroos thani ,lany of. bi- crev.
'I1li was aIrr3.fd in a tguilor's sutit;
made of jet blanck cloth, insteadi of thec
usual blue. Ilii black cap wa sur
roun'd e !> a gold ha nd, a nd a ja 4rce
cloalf of sables was thrown opr0ss AEiai~
shoulders. ilip features, v'ere Tigid
as those of a corpse, so tha't the eyes
Iwere bright~ and pioreivgan'id shone
fnm the chassms of his skull like lusi.
lons globes of fire. TJheo nose' wan
hihadaquiline, curved liethe
bk'of at bird ; tho4lips t'hin and5
b ne, and dra c'n 6ac6 over a set of
gloanming whIte teth. Altogether,
the mian looked like a partly aimiia
ted corpseC ; and the captain and cr'ow;
of the Osprey shuddered in cold per
spi ration of awe, as the now-comrne
roe in his boat and saluted them, do-t
mianding permission to'comp on beard.
.lhis wats no sooner granted thian,It
rithoutieb use of th~e 1ad.)er, afde
ropest, or~ arry convenienc e6of tho sort,
he steood suddenly upon the dock of
the O'sprre~, wh ilst t.he captain of the,
lo'tter vessol'and' his crew, rooted t'o
1. the .fpot, ..stood. quaking, as if with
somec violent at task of aguxe.
"04-prey ?" guspod out the Oaptain,
Ly a supienie (-4l.t.
"Where fromn 1'"
"Where to ?"
"Iro i and s'eel ghod-....
'Somietlihig more precio9y, I think,"
aid,.i lie :tranger, with a heri ibly sar
10111; g : in.
"I do not undeil stan-l you,'" staanl
njere d gr p-tainl pryg,
" i had but uoe fair daughter,
iln he loved piassilg well,'' said the
Thlue captain trembled and grew pale
"Oe 'ia'ir daugfiter," pera ite-l the
atauie itianger ; * Eleanor Grayling.
Jume, I waist your daughter '
"ll..w did lie know my daughter's
ame '' th!ught, the e >tiie. alt
inst be the devil hiinself. Olt
And he stapgered bnekward, and
Calned against the iauin mast.
40mi, I ag) ty*itnV ''u 'the
nwelcome guest. Thn 10 . r.o-red
ut to his phianoin boat's Crew, "rooi
Iiei e f ir a lady 1"
Captntin Gratyling looked appcqling.
at tie umat who oan;e tbo bio sa
stanec. , i .
"Sir," said Matson, "Who and
1hat are you I II the nameto of
Ba t lie no sooner pronounced the
t nusered word, when instantanie.
uidy the stranger hau go le from
ie de'k, tad boat, crew and load
r had vuniahed like a flasi of lit
Captain Grayling 4nd. 1atsn
.ibbed tyeir eyes, and the ei-eiv gazed
n one another like mien in a dream.
lie incubus was removed, and they
woke as if it were from a night.
ItlIt.mInd Av fis V en t(fie 10vil One !
.id Matson, who Was the firs.t tp find
"No, sir !" i eplied sorr'wfuhlfy the
le of the crew who liad previously
)oken. "1o where il36 c'aptain of
to 'l'lying 1utchman,'. thath what
D were : and to Davy June's locker
e shall all go. Not a man Jack
%is will see dry land no, fnorl'O.
"Ay, ay, mite, worse luck, chimed
the the rest of the crew, despond.
"'Then eaven have mercy on us ?"
"Ameun !" eried all.
And sure enough the Osprey, her
rew and cargo, wec ncver heard of
A Pe'Annt Pt 'i1fraph'
The picture pies niteol by tlie fol
>wing paragraph from the late nn4
Lge of Governor Moses of South
larolina, is photographic in its fideli
y, as depi'41ng tho. blesmi.gs of 'bar
et-bag and Federal reconstrutior.
He thus addresses the asseimbre'
iegislature-three-fourths of whom
"od fave ntpiti uon dig sixte
ason o the Geicyal. Assembl.y sinc
he establi'huenat of free government
i South Carolina."
Governor Moses procceds to enu.
erate the fruits which a caraet-beg
Dala wag free 0governmen tirodght
0 the pmeopl:
"ret the- face of the 'emigrant .js
turned away from our State, and
apital, which sets labor in nabtioni
nud creates the manufactusrej #b~oh
int ributo to the~ coumlfNn eleva,
ion of mlail, phr jiiis bacek fromi us as
C thec seals (if pe~stilencve were broken
tad the vials emptied out upion Ibi
'eaut iful Iland of 01*tra. ilenoc. niessr
y thiree-fourths of out' viat, tesritoirial
rea, contaiigg not, less than thirt~y
ix thousanrd square imilea, hi fallow
Coinment is stipejn'o1s.' "Qh 1Yrd l
ow long?''- iE aannal h.Rejuablicana.
The fijneraij or Johmn Tj ere
ai, killed ini the dr0,I hear Lichumond,
.;t ook phlace ,etufay, and t. a.s .it-.
amn ed ti'j ua numeroun eowd. The
ordiot of the corono1's jury was that
e was killed by McCarty in ade,
mmd tinids that the secopidsa grga,9enu.
d1.le for ~po -1 gafring' thm riauthoi.
*. f. the alfqir. Mofiarty's wound's
re 'erd fetibtis, and hi-4 a.,ndibgon ,is
renT, - Meumrs. Trigg,,, Rlpyall,
rb, nd Mer'edithi, the~ ueconds? sur
nmd.ei, tin.hgel vey en Friday, amid
er9e ld ior' examitkaf~iog. , ''Tho
orener's jury being in session .on that
aiy, these gentlemen, werp t q 7enm be-.
rc that, ojiieer, bu$ reofused to answer
n~y questionsm, on the grounti thait
boy were prisoners of the Comumn..
'eaIth,, charged wi th aidilng aund
betting the~ murder or J hn 11. Mor
ceni. Thie seconidu, ero impnlrisoned
nd1 aire visited by hundreds of
It is cowardly in .a newspaper '(o
lonounee a iaan ,who has mno muediumi
irough whieh to' malie a rceply, but
ce must, nevertlteloss, say that. Cap..
aimg Jck.. jus constantly not~ing the
~rand rasedt. Th')is W1ay ho hasu of
toaling upon ogr .agoopn . gd flirgg
a amniug themn witout giving thein a
banico to run, is suchconduot as nj9
eontleman would be guilty of.--Cou
B3ismark is in Minnlesota. Its the
unmo of a new town thor'e.
bottom, and you can understand how
nitural it it. for fof me to fool like I
ali) ol a vcr, Alfo. eign shore.''
k H nnjua i .4h1 be-t pav-dci.ty In
A mericay The inntutor.ale, vht lriles
ritt I n f (U.er tto eanly swept strott,
ma4lw 'I.uN. AV the city is built
n.1n11111ul1tin~g hilg, pold'is .,e40'".
t 4b ot the tj uost -inagn isint syz.tot'i
ot d r.. i tiage, I there is rea--on to believe
th .t .seruopi oi and s stetatio clean.
1:1e s would stap out the yellow
fe e 0r.
. .h nre ps're screwed on to
the co niers of the houses, and what is
moat asnnzing of .1ll the peculiar Ouis.
tomls of the pltce, the ,people do -n'Ot
di well il residecioes ; they live in the
rear por ion or their carriage houses
'it other word., the carriago iuvaria.
bly occupies the fr, lit hall or, front
parlor of every aristocrqtiq hou?g.
The unnuri(ed ofthe t wo se::u are
kept Ieu pe .ud ly sep.rated 'romx each
other s embrace and fenced ofl' by the
iron bars of the front windows. 4fljo3
4110 quick and go," and "sitting on the
sofa till niidni;ght wjtoi my own true
love," are things uitown. aweydopn
here. A young man never enters his
,weetheart's houso until lie i engiged.
fle stands in the street, she si-i in
ehe( i-r!or, and they talk and giggle
id play checkers with their noses'
through the irun bars. As the dark
eyed brunette is fre quently soon pok
Ing her hunds out for her lover to
squeeeo and kis.j, I,.do not infel- that
the cruel bars are put btweou them
to keep them from fighting.
The ladies of lhavana drive, out a
1ng sh idodl avenue to the 'Pasteo,
after -unset, liere thqy move slowly
around il a !tind of 'ring and are ad
mired by tlhe faneifully, uniformed
officers and the "bigosi5" Who gae at
but do not speak. They have an airy,
low-necked, ,vohulpjuouus wOy of dreq.
sing theti:selves, which maken tiom
appear more charming than thqy prp.
They are gpnerally beautiful never
I expected to fid in the volunteers (
a set of a brutes, but they are a gen. a
teel and handsome body of city mili- 1
tia. They wear Panaia bats with 1
rosettes.upon 'them, and the abtund.
anee of gold lace stars, red stripes, t
cuffsand collars upon their grey ond
cheuked uniform remind one of the
gny iegiments that'early in tho war
lett the C(escept Ofty .for the Con.
federatoai-mln in Vii- Jniqi Abogt
half die nien you meet in the Atroeto
r.ite thu.m uniformed. They sotnehiow
carry on theiir buoipiess and .ava
the cou.try fur notitig at the sawe
ill (ront of the Captnin.General'h
ialuco, which is about suoh a build.
ing as the Now Orleans City.. 11al.. ks
the P)ri do Ak.lias,-a 'pubii', . sodr
sinilar to. the i'ew Orleans Jacksion
Square, on the south aide of which is
a tall cotton ball treo, inclosed within
tin iron railhig, all. ro.owhia t elevated
above the street. Inserit.ions. upon
an obelisk that stands beside it in.
forms us thatthis treq is theoftihioot
of the , 1dietieL c l oot.tori . .tllti tinder
which Glumtibus knelt and prayed
upon discovei ing the niagnificent hsr.
. or of Hlavana, three hundred and fif.
ty-four years ago.
This im mortal "carpet..baggeF,'' (ls
Senator W-est .aLs him)1 .whiL gee
half thle world to, civilization.,and1
nmonkinid lies entombed in the wall,
near the Altar of the ancient Catho
<rul, which is two squaree front .the
Plaz deA ras.As : Mood .io.$ay
i~n.the piresenee of' his illustrious
ashes tmy soul was filled with profoutid
feelings whicb my tongue can never
This wos a hpliday and at :fou r;isi
the altceoon .j witneged a hSpanub
buill-figh t a t the~ ,'lag-. <). 'i,'orm.
TPhe ileo resemnble'f the . Emnphi
thieatro of a Amiericati agricnituralI
fair. Reuspeetable ladies wvero .not
present, but, thbreo thousand, .men a
batt aljoui of gatily unifo~rmed soldieroi
ir.l tho lJ.upt.an-tneral, all sogroe4
to lhe l'erf'eoly beolJj1ited. bS':tho bi.
b..rons .-port. Tlro cirenis riders on
hiorsebackc would fight Otto bull at a
time with spears, while several nqro
bauts oni foot wonld make bimt tmad
with red. elo'sks atdh1 dofgo behitnd
(forts at the edge o.f tho ar:ena.. Aoltn
'times with a fisrce hinge the .bull
iwould lift, hor.,e andI rider into the
ni ir. : iijece hb3) s. were suceosite
lj hi liod durting t'-to tpuronnent . Oneo
mnut waBs w~oundedl, two hlorsues were
kulled and several were er~ippfod.
WVhen. a bull was weakened under
t he ist.bli pf t.hio hloFrSemenst shairp,
ho-,as.ft stenl iiW rQ~def tsius.y s trnek
inl his neck to make him furious, after
whieh the swordemnan wds ediled hui by
thes bugle to d?.pateh himt dufing a
triumgh14 a Ntr su .iby thi# Mrds band,
anud amid t he cetor of, thes omedti
'd this is what those Spaniar'de rj-lt
fuu., ,_ DSLirA.
'Thle #mnperor of Germany, wMilpe
holding .a reVing Jt Peotersbugg,
'rceiv.'d a' bultitt li the helpr6t, and
his..adgtent was sieverelft, douhtdpd.'
TIhe. shot- i4s fired 'hiy a filnatlordl
The birthplaeo of Jienjamin: frnk
lie is L9 be marked by the .'tw pirint.
ing office of the Boston Post.
Nasby says ani honest man gathers
no moas. A rolling stone's the nobleet
work of God.
Havana Cor. -South It Vtern Tefegran, |
Two Days In lIIana -- The itirior ni:l
,;glipping-Tim Ilojels-M-.aimr nuIj
'lllAle ofme the rsidrns -The SolIer\'-_
;a'll tirc aIt a 1111's Fighil, Etc , LItc
S. ce I wroto last freitpi New.. )..
opg.s . iave beei sailing over ihe i
Vm a sih.op t tour of obe v'tioi to this
"E'ver Fait hfn I Ie." Yeptorday autl
to-day have be'in hlu iI3 speit in see.
ing i1-e sights-a rniinigliL e4nniuel.t on
'.A b I1 g ot down il .th g reatet
Iiis to, revsr, ie g ol.serv t.it upl!
the p..hti l apect of afil'ir., for an
TI he eair:,nee to the Ii rbor of0
Jiavan i. is Y- :igniteoint. It is a View
worth belolding. ar on 1111pon1 the
Gulf, as u30u approneh the mouaiou.
evast line, a flag fr, i -n macieint for.
tiets upon a rocky bluff s'gn Is the
Uutionality of your vessel to the city
beyond. This is the celebrated Moro.
Ca(ht le. Soon your ship passo under
it.i frowning battleinent.,, and ,throueh
I; niirrow hut deep ch1antiel, whieb
su9tenly ex pands into a caiicion:; and
beautifully land-locked harbor, when
the yellow, massive city o tho' riglit,
Ihe loft rid pizt I'uP fortr esq on the
left, th~ fiantmic mountuins in front,
-with the fndloss aints, sails, ships and
fla s .in every iiSecbon', all burst ai
once upon yer delighted gazo nod
fojti a compact and exceedingly va.
ried '"izne to be long rememb pred.
The firt pseuli,.rity of the $!age is
!h:t the ,ships uro till co4pdled to
anchor out in the harbor and load and
auiload by means of small bort s which
'i continued breeze wafti to uiad from
t he shore. Where New Orleans has
Ler grand lvee Ilava na Iias . proil
enade with ilhade trees. Tlidre seems
to be tw ice as many ships in the har
bor as are to be seen at, the Crescent
City, but the faigt that they C;Innlot
loal from the ivharyes - mkCs
heir expense in this port heavier
1han eb-ewhere. in the middle of lie
iarbor is aneliolet % iuq Spanish
war frig:ai, the argossa, wi h Lbout
i hundred guns. I should say that
lune broadside from her Iwould blow
he et tire fleet at Key West clear out
>f t' e water.
The Spaniards here bont that their
lavy is supe.ior to that of thn Unite01
States, whili, I am atoni.i.ed to as
eertin, is. pretty tear-Ata. -truth..
Tibey say that, any fight for Cuba must
acc1ri.y be Vavul way d that
within two week.i fromta.nts outhrek
Sp:.i.i will swpcc) the Ait..ricant crot:
i a lc I matine front the seas and
block!ade the ports (f New York and
Ne.v O.leats. .1 doubt, this, but I do
n*.t gitnstion t:auihe Wvulid Ipalke it ver
lively for us for awhile ati leact, an d
make our ultimate victory cost us
more than a du'zn Ct4bas are
7.sengers c ashore from the ships
in little covered gondolas, which are
as plontiful a.s omiibulsses at an
Amer'enn .railway statiti, and in
ubarg. of eivil . polieo oflicers with
rosetj on thicr Panam.a bat;. At a
shed ont:hore your bngga a io inidif
ferently searahed:, yo:t are charged
two dollars aind twenty cents in green
backs for the .eintiiy (f' your pass
ports, whe a. he g'e is opened bad
you aic turn-d fre9intm thle. ity.
The volanite: the I!avana suibsti..
thte f'or our street cars. It is a
strng'y built, covered earr i ge or
Ij.Lb for two persom, to which is
hitched one r ok~ torse which. car
ries you a t hight~ng rapeed through
the narrow alleys called business
streets, at the rate of twentty five
ensa t rip, in Cubant curroney. if
youLI hirne a. volanate by the hour1 they
clharge you a do lar, but 301n enuttj
inde thceLm dii i'mr to go fdister' thiint
walk. Tihe volanites were formeiirly
dIriven exclusively b'y necgroes, but of
lat.years stdwarp Spaniards anmd a
feaw (Catalonianai: hiaio monopoisead the
but iness. Nobodly walks in llavana,
everyb~ody rides in thiosei volantes' or
iti pr jvate' carriagm'. W~on ladius go
shoppting~ their volainte ptops in tmront
of t: itrO and theolerk brings out
lhe bolts ofsilk aned calico for' their
itispeot ion ..,
'There is nothing' Amerirdan albout
tlinig lint ez'ther a tiopical or Euro
peani aspect. 'Te Panama -bats .of
thew meni, the black lace vails which
becfifiets, the 1light I anin aemr good] in
the~ well-staked stores, the cheekel
pd sisipefd satimnar clothies of~ the
people, t he exot",ive ly wuarm weat her,
withl wvater mchalt:ms andi~ roasttitg-ear is
in the raidle I of' April, make tme feelI
that, I amn suddmen ly transported.I
int'o the' heaut of a -tropat sum -
.Thu- s,ituation of thie hiouses gives a
singular niopeat, to t ho whole ei y.
They U) arie a iily, c.ool ly andm substan,.
tially built of rock, usua:lly ottO til.)
iltory hIgh, right upon the edge' of thie
strI et, and are univertsaly covered.
qmutside with acoat vafard-platutor ing,
w hich , gives a y,elf~i sh,. grion. ko
appearance to t.i ,whgqle oi'ty, Add
t9 ti.in t, theo streets aro'as narrow
as an Ameriew alloy,that fihe little
narr~ow rock rim cal led a sidewalli is
qnly one foot and a half wide,:that
canvas,. awnings are strotolmed from
roof to roof to shade the street, arid
that all tihe ft'ont windows and doors,
opening immediately into the street,
are crossed by iron hba from~ ep to
rkansas in ihe Wake of Ioukisitn-Iir
Governor Aining for 111r.
Arkansas li0 .Louisia n. and othieri
anr'pet-b ,'i*86uthorn State., Imas evi.
dently been badly reconstructed
Arksnsan, i.n the wake of Joni,,ia1
fgem the violent siuabtleus of the ra
p.cious politician, *nppears to b:
di ifting to the verge of civil war. Bot
w I ile the trouble in Li"uisiaia ha
beon,.upd is a bitter conflict bet ee.
the republicans and tho opposition
elements for the State government
and the spoils, .th now dihl'iulty ir
A katnsas is a hitch between two eon.
Pii(jing factions in the repitiaie i
Vep', verging to anl 0.ppo1d to gun.
powucr. Our t-pecial correspondent
at Little Rvok informs us iubstati: al.
ly that the worst olonents of the r:t.di
Ml part.y in the State, headed ap
pareutly by Senator Clayton, Chi'ef
Justice McClure, Judge how1n und
yt.hers, finding out that Go.-ernor
Uxter .(rqpublican too) 6is ot the
lonvQnient tool they doire, wa.nt to
)UAt him and put Smith, the Lieu..
enant Govornor, in his place ; that
').accotnplish this end they lave de
nieed a ch'omo for testing the legality
-f the Governor's election before the
Suproin .,Court -' a. proceeding
vhir4, fE.eprried to the poiint of.bring
ng.the Qovernor to trial, will at once
upqnd him and 'put mith in his
But it next appears that Baxter i
lot .0tly fully aware of his dang'r iiN
!ho pr2tmiscs, but that, tahing tion
Y the forelock, he is fully pecpared
0 friht the hostile coibiniation on
he threshold. lie has recogn:ized the
Itato forces , ho has er.:ablishiel
;uards over the Stato Ilous, 0he
XovernoAr'A rooms alld the puhld
;rounds ; lie liaissecured the tru otf
)tato arms in the city ; ho ls :p
lotted new, olicers to tc State mili
ia, includingja lghtfing man or tuo
rom the. Ru Klux Klan ; lie has thet
tato Arcenal covered by a battery of
rtAillery ; he oatu and s!cels in the
;overnor's office, and when ho taket;
n airing it is under (in armed escort of
is friende. Baxter, in a word, nit:i is
lusinoss, and if, . through a writ of
Ito warranto, the opposing olique at
empt to reach him to-morrow, as thmy
breaton, ho may disperso the w% hole
larty. Hie lhas, it is said, the deot.
trits, the conservativo republicais
'pd a .majorit.y of the blacks on his
ido3 an so, if pushed Io th w:all, he
c.atzong enugha to akdop'.. til decisive
acti':a of Oliver Cromwell
Over this ooidition of affairs much
ixeltement.exists in little Rook andh
U tho State. We should think so.
)ur readers of Now York, city and4
3t ate, have only to inlag ine this vio
eu1 fjetious fond at little Rock
;ranfler-cd.to Albany to comprche:nd
he matter fur t x:itemcnt that there
a in this Aihin:as imbroglio. If
Jovernor Dix were in the position of
Jovernor Baxter, intronchied in f he
3tate House and with. his guards of
iorao, foot and artillery in the Unpi
:6l grounds, there would be muih e.l
itement not only at Albany, but in
)vary oty, village and ham let of t he
Stato and ok the whole conalry. And
t is only by b iniging aulich m:tters
zomo as these Louisiana and Arkian
a politial quabbles that we can
oaliue theo very excitmng sort of
aw anid order that exist in thiosc
It is expepted .this l6:eedcinig in.
erest.ing pol itical suiari at Lileatf
Look willb be unravelled to-morrow,
ith or without a resort to villair'ons
altpctro. In any. evomit lot us hope
hat Arkansasa will be sparcid any
omplications or disturbanicea of the
mublie poe requiring thme initorveni
ion of the Unilted -t~mates troops or a
povernmenst. oif martial law.-New
The ost arrhail fever amuonig thle hiur.
men of A ugusta is d isaippIoari ng.
X vew, Probyterianu chu rch is build
nig .a t Bruns'wick.
Tfhe Macon street railway companiy
:as reduceed its rate of' passenlger fatre
'rom topi to five cents.
A .oto:\ an ~vomien mnarrigd ini Go
uu uniis, laai1 ''r ida y mor0ni :g, fo ugh t
ii the aftrernoon, arid p: ssnd the Iiirst
lighut of the honeymoon in the guaard
The anttual deorationa of thle
zraves of M~ r. Isaac Tuttle andl M r.
' oorge .\tl. Newtom, thmo founmders of
hie A ugusta. Oirphan. Asylumi, took
laco last Saturday at the city come
Wim. Archer, reunto argent bel ween
Ilrunriae~k, uand iMacon, has beenm at.
restoed tn m charge of alcialing a three
hundred dollar regiate ed !tter.
. atal llencontlie
On, Cusnday last, says the Yorkvillb
Ituqnirer, four sohdiers of (ornpany
(I, Eth ;lufantry, viz :' Win. Gal.
laghuer, Patrick Brady, Thomias Qiain.
Lon,.ad. GJeorge Welch, wvere on a
drunken spree, whi-oh in th friinoon
terminated in the stabbing; of Quint oin
hy Welch, f'romi the elleet of wthich
h died about ten o'elock next
Te coo of Sttokes in to be bioard
,by the Court of uippeals next Mon,
Colonel Wim. Johnston delivorcd
olect ure on eoilogy at Charlotto
I nesd ay e ' ig.
An excursion from Goldtboro to
NorM fl is h- i>g gotton up1) by tho
A grandl (emperance jubileco was
'1ld at Iividson College, near Char
,Otte, in", .\onday.
J.Llii coity defented the propq.
sitioni to sute;cribe to the stock of the
Scotlaud Neck iailroad.
The bonse of Nathaniel McNair, of
Lumtbilerton, was robbe-oI nd t hen
lurnel, las, week, by diguised men.
The Ashville Pioneer has changed
liandolS, 1. It. I lam noptoin bocouing edi.
lor aono proprietor, it Iill continuo
ladmblican in p01i.
'I'lie comninissioni exanin ing in to
dilicltics of tle Wustern North
Carolina Railrioad-bli vos itocan settle
the rimo without iny peril of tho
A larri numbmr of Ci'oroeko In
dianii. are ill amlUiidianec uipon the Uni
ted States Court at Ashville. Iany
of the fui lIloods are yet unable to
-;peak thle iglih laniguage.
The p,. .ieo at Gracssy Knob4
lutIicrf:'I l county, and Bus1h Creek,
1luloltoh county, havo been disuon"
t;"me'd, iandol an oliieo established at
C rassy !.tiihili, (leveland county.
M r, Saimuel .\ahe and his son, toi
or thwelv- w ars chil, weto drowned at
8even I .Lai: ford, one and a - half
Imiles ilabove 1Phiiury, on Saturday
wee!k, a aiol i cileavors to find their
b1dieS hiave beeii futile.
A . F'. .\ar'lh, P1., tho'ngent a'
F.oyottevillo (of the W oturn tailroad,
i:: a de!aulter to tlho road lin ,tho sum
of' '$,200), ad ii hat in a fit of despair,
he'poisoned hitislf' ratlier than face
tle coloefence:, is a report in Wil.
it i ngt on.
'Tlie New York Legislature will
>it on till .Jui the .midd!o.
SThe Constitutional Conventton of
'nnyl van ia pr p iose. to abolish
A lierimij in citiev of over 200,000 in
A Green Bay daecoin 4rank .chaim
JptgefI without k 'mowing what it was
and be ing olitrohod for getting
uion a table and singing "Ho I Bob
Ridley, Ilo P'
A ret ired beggar paid k,4,0.00 cank
for a ho (e Id lot at Holyoke, Mae
;aehusetts, the other day.
T. Unlioni Pacific Railroad -Com.
pvny las a lind grait of 12,000,000
cres, lying on oaub sioe of the traclk
aid extending through ono Stato and.
A Few for ti Women.
BmStonl Sehool girlS play foot ball)
flld it b'etter for btripod stookings
than Leliven crignet.
Ninety-seven proud mothers went
off mad aia privo baby show hold.
inl New Orleans recently, ninety
eight sopecimnenis wero (xlibited.
A n unreasonabile woiman in London
wan ts a wino mierchiaint. there, namoed
le A stridlge to pay $5,000 for ,writing
'211 live letr to lIe.-, and thou cool
ting oil in his s hetorie.
.A P'ittbuirg girl biasseint back thoso
two batrgesi of coal, , whiclh her father
gave hiei for a loiidal poresenit, and she
giese 1155Slie can in ako it hot6 cnouglk
for' "hiuhbly" without any ontside,
'fh Tuppe ~tr ('ill IIlHomichilc.
Th'Ie ('our t f' GeiieralI Sessions was
openeiid yesterd ay inorninmg, says the
Ph Io.mix, it. 9 o'ocuk, pursuant to
ordior of .Juidge (ia.ontor onf Sattuir
dlay night In5t. Th'le J1udge refused
the miotion for a new trial in thoecaso
o~f Ca ptaiii (Geor'ge Tuppmer, convict
ed of insbuoghteir, in killing (Jap
ta in .John I). (Uoldwiell, in September
las'tf. Thle pr isioer wais thon sonl.
tetiord to five years' imrprisotinment aut
hardi labor in thoe penitenutiary. Geow
ral lIn tler' i mediately. gnve notice of
ain appeaocl to thio -Supremno Court.
On iiotien of .-%l icitor .Etunklc, a mio-.
tion1 was graniled t hat J esao . Dent,,
Sheit if, ishow cause, on WVednesday,
the 26,.0 inst ant, at 9 o'clock A. 19,
why a rule :or contemnpt. shalt not.
issuie *git. him for allowing the
jury a the Tupper case to disperso
duir iig tho trial of the samie.
Thli wvooig-willow has a romnantio,
history. TPho first .scion; was sent
fromu Smayrnoi, in a l'ox of figs to Alor
an-ri PJopoa. General .Clinton,
to 4't ,hooit from. the Pope's tree
to moies intho timoc of the Rev~o-.
tion, whielh, passing into the hands of
John P'ark'(Jurt is, was planted on his.
estato in V irginiao, thn& becoming .ths.
progenitor ;f the Wo'eping-wllow is
this country. ..
Coluwmbus county, Gan., and the
county ridjocent thereto has been vis-,
ited by aniothor heavy storm. Hlouse,*
tLrey. and f'ences were. hiown .down,,
caittle iind peronsi killed and inj'tred
anod es uu dlua ioton to growing