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THE FAIRFI ) HERALD
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WNNSBORO, S. C,
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Tem " 4 - - 2G6
-llJiow Mr is. lUdfriy liettit with ai Inrglhr.
There is a pecuiry sdnn
lhet in awakeint) in Ih night ind
h in'g IgirI's a Wml k in your
hu~o. Thi!s w- a thc c:e witi ir.
* 41(eIN, on Holth trect, Friday Iight.
As soon t-% ho JelectedL the noi.c,
'which appea rei fu ho down sta lie
softly clr'c t (-11i o' bed, allt co n
mniceicel to ploWi oin111l for1 ii .1unt1il.
11i wviofe witias oonl :1wla(iel by lihe
samoonoi eadbleigthat Fomei
thing wa., ithe Imdl; I r with the chil
drein, w ho slept. ia the next room, she
careull1y witltlew from tie bed no
nit to dI itiirb her husbandol, iad stair
tcd fo the door. An iistrint latev
the collidcd. W hat lie thuutaI. wa'
cvident. eiinu'1. .A the ho Itrd
earings of rmn ardnlotis lifeo were at
iitao. B.: r him stood iC or mo e
ro1-ersCV. W~t 'An e1 a1aio CV3M1 OF
oens ed cI4nee he ct nhe d hie r.
V 11tho hugi ht ii not (tite . f.) vi.
nItttl it we.a dtoubthss of hrC b.ni.
bnni ni chi!iren, au-l, twi- la l1
wi al1! sI)( at, (le I ivie her .] I:(
ill leis h..ir., and geve him! a Wtinch
that unle'l him thinlk (1 dent.i..
6.h1 fl, ru r g th - 1! havi i Ither
advnlltilie iin the fall, ai'l, geq1 on
top, with . Itr hv h ..: ill i Hi; h I'l
ginst tI !w r w1tht III en.er -v t.nd"
a coragethat wrotI ude e
hlav w.lih l .b I 1 11e i [ii- wi h
admlira'iu.s, w h e l oow ml,. itwa
or had1 be i nown lny hhli,g lit, ll.
.; very t iin . Ih':1 a pod hii hto 1hi iCk
ci- fou l p, an1.1 in A tirief 41p f
itilo t e chIildle lul Ab.. Ei be
Pavl4, wh>live, ldous :!:, w1,0 re o
i h scene. M! r. I i t t. d ., -
' f ' c'on piry, hib t it tho e' .
mlenit Fihe dit hl', Ivilin adormalent.
She ad -1 cindlo it one hiatt, and a
h t vi Iing f rki th e [1 ot eirs, aold
wats about to drIliv3 the4 hater into IIhe
legs Lof theo vi Illinii, wheni rco~gui iti
'Then Mrsm. Davii ll down thle
Candle ill one dir .ec ion, intd the fork
in anotier. anid inuiediately retitned
to her txes piritinuts, her yellow
flanitel iightcnlp, as it shot lown the
sitair-;, being the fist thinig lMr. IIen
ry tn w oi -pringing to his focot. The
childtrcnt were returned to their room.
ilidi put to hd, h'ut the pittate. did
not resine1 their couvh. It, wts so
pleasant that 11iury conchcled to re
minn up the rcst of' tho igh,,,ilt an
'Cnjioy tho sceler-y, nild \1 Vs. 110ei1n
'thouight it biest to st~ly Ilp, tor)$ fso
to (hg110 t e lots it I.i.4 h1a111 .
often a oi ssible.- - .. Y \e -,
Ono of th fewit, Ide sures left, to us
inl thse detge(IV tenrato davs. 11nd oie
Which ill tie malioc of o'lr jpolit.ca I
-eemies o a.ot- rob of ui, is th:At of
'1wl. otingt with old frithis with whom
- we havo.thared Iu: tedium of camp
life and the dingers of the ft:bl, ltid
with them livi:g ove aigain he days
when hopes (f libert . viere hig in ali
our hearts n v isont of a It i i t ra il
edI counltry obeieredli neton ini tho j Cr
foriniixiee of one1 ardutous duti ies.
Th'lis pleasure was ourS last tweek
int hav Iing withI uis ( aplt tint E.' Ni Moan
the gi alat commanlii det of ('omano i'
o'.untoorsdulia the lirtyear~ of '
wiar wvaS att ofl'ieler. in the 11. S. Na v,.
Rohliin tnt t her waL'LLIs 0 m ii ne dl
*for noni on lnd thant tin thle wa~tr hie,
inue~(d ialtelytiupLn thei pra&'e (of the
Lrd inanc 'ICi' L.-eesi on, raisecd aI com-i
(the sur vic0em th~ I Ith, oif l8t61. ile
- Vi was) L'erina' wLoundedC~ itt 1Whtines
villo, the only' butt le ini n hiieh the reog
ii:enit wa~SenIg!'t'l thatt year. When(1
the twel vC :nonthi for wh'il thel r"'gi
litunt"was enlisited had exiIred (Xap~
ta in lleains a:toeed aii position on thte
- it'l I f Generalt'i I oich 11. H. 1Andersont.
ed Lieutenant in thte Confedera':te
States navy. Ho serve'd a potien of
* --*, t he timte as commantitder oif one of the
- gunt boats on tthe Jame iCtitr, an1d1 at
thett elom' oif the ware was int connn..l'd
cf the Peedeo Nalvy Yard iandl engag
el ill buiithjing irnctlaids to atta~ck the
.thItckedt:~s .ll' the Loastt.
- town wal.s t o intrdnee toC L the tnotice of
- the proptio t wo books for thc isalte of
whicht ho is the agentt. One cf thiese
1aI "ear'd's 'lti'avels ar ounid the
World ," sid to be0 one of thle uotcu
ointert ainl .,g rand instruct lie bU i of
- itravels ever end T heti~d ioteir is~
"A ppletonta Library (of Vimous 1'io
tji,"i embhracing. the rino s'a:darid
*analet Cpieces of tig'inat iv" 1itera
- tui ; begini.inug wit 11 Ilun yzu t'r"a.
gil in's Prtogr'ess' ' andc et dhig ith
O IOm of tho best sto'ries fromi the~ A t a
books. can oly be prloenre'L! 1y' 1 b
s' ipton ; theiy are7 ni 't fomind ftor saleo
Ua ay of the bookstores.- (.Car Re
*' itunr Mt itehil, of Oregon, has
pet it ioned thle courm's of that Styte to
i ttono ar s Iegatl his assu~lmpion of
t hait namte.
Cai l Schmta is reported as enjoying
ht~i1naclf to his hieart's conten~t at
* Vienna.. lIe di.'es at the b'et rest au
* 'ant,.tand gocs every eveniing to thie
GIrang Opqra. .
* It isundrafood that thto putrposo of'
Snortotary' Dehno' prosent~ trip to
*Ohio is, to lay the wtirces foi the
Domtination of' Republican candidIates
for the .Legislaturo favorable to hiis
aspirationsR for the United States
The Effect of Ten on the'Skini. P
If 3ou drop a few drops of strong
tea: ul;oa a piecc of iron, a knifo a
bhlde for instance, tainato of iron is a
fom-,vlhieb-ik bLal:. If you mlix
im ith ir.,n l'g orI pu1'v-Ismd irony
$u an. umal he a ftir attie!c of ink.
'f you mix it with huianii bloed, it
fioins with the iron. Take human t
A ' il l And let it SaC for a timle in
s1 .g toe. atel it heeme.1 h.'.ihr.
Nowv. we r eie-niber ILat the
l'I~ fbh wl.h-ha uer t';ot htomi eh nie
,lidly abso) heel by (the' vehi and)1
:a orbeass i.f t! . uach, a.. c:tti
1:0 tho le (;1CIceulado::, and are thr1own
Out of the .y-tow by tLe sin, ce
piration ad 11dn';:4, it is probable
ihat a dri C So c!ommonil(,ll < lt, 11d v
ni abundan ftly uIsed, %Vill ha~ve! some
. li:Cc. Can. it hso pos~sile 1'. at t:in- t
:iM, introdne.A %Vn'th so inu1h wart
lillI 'r pr du ing ,p r pirationl, Will
have 110 0f1'c', upon the Iilkin ? Loo.k
at the (ea-drinkers of r i usia, I, e
t'hineCse, tind tll old tvoIIen ('i
A I ie:l who have S.-) long con til Ied
the l[hbit of dritil:iig trong teas.
Ae tihey not dork tolored av'l 1ather
sk.inned ? W\h"en youniit, they were
f air com plexioned.-~/mac a niL
71- 7-Z7 -=:=~= . _. __ -
I. IIPANS DAVIS, Vlifor.
Wo dnesday Morning, Aug. 6, 1873. i
wj '- Currsponlleico soliciled f o n every
Sction of ite country.
Our cotlnnnis 110 openl 1o all for a free
'Un.i4tti.n of aniy principle, theory or Hell,
)Ill Wo are in no wasy rv' rponsible f'or I he views
11 olai ils Of CoIreSpoIdnllts.
Tho Coneremioi.nal Cominmittee ail the
Tho Cungressional Committee on
T'raisprtal on have invited Ieleates
frou the State Granges of il-.band
ry to a coniferneco reg.riing the al
leged abu-es under the pre., tt system
of tranlsporl :t* l .. ''his invitation
shows tih:it there has been a shaking
cf the (1dry-b e'.i in Congress, aid
lat politicians began to a pjlrreciai
the magnitudo of the farmet's nmovo
ment. iThe consid er-if ion shown fur
the farmers by the committeo is quite
efTe.iAlil', but we fear it coies Lou
i tto, Thio farmers have learned ere
this the folly (it expecting redress
fiom.nty uch eorrupt hlry ias the
jrecnt Congress, niwl will not he de
t,0:ed by any honeyedi words and a -
dent protest iti'ineQ. We hope, how
ever they will confer with the coimi
n it tro :id s ate their wants. Then
thCse are not supplied, they will
be justilied in reso ri ting to ext remi
ic7. Lot ever) lractica' ho Ioado of
djutmieint bo to itd tirst, ind after
that, war to thc donth. A !Ihi'wgih
ti egrange' arc not political )' ini
zations they can not keep entirely
aloof rom polities. They must make
an efifort to send honest men to Con
gross who vill pass no oppressive
laws for thle benetit of corporat ions.
Vintther tha~n this they mnet not go.
I'cdaaton of WVomni.
Air civi lizat ion pro-ceses, woman's
'ond ition i m prives9. ThI~a intelli!igence
and cultuore a nd l,,tluenco of tho fC
Iao ri eIx is a miieasuret of every. n1
(ton's enlighten~ment. l fy years apo,
wla b r. s were carefully ed neated,
ir wero sent to intferior schools
mrlately to acqu i re a few accomp1lish
mnenuts an I a mit toring of b'ooke, andt
rime ced frcin fahonabO1IllCe semnaiies
uia ha!o to solve.* t ho nimpl est problems
in ar-ithIimet ic, such as are daily mnet
withi in t ho ex perieniec of every
haouskeeper. Ilut, recently, womsan
ha.s aserted he r a igh t to obtain a
prci ie ducation, anid mwn hais ac
"orded her thec privilege. Mlany tino'
femnalo setnilnaries have been founded,
litting their pupils for other occupa
ionis than flir-tat ion anmd coquetry.
Some of tihe leading colleges in the
inijted Si ates have thirowni open the ir
doorsi to both sexes, and per*mit broth
err andL~ tisters to climbn the hill oif
kno.wledge side by side. Tho pro
- priety of coeducat ing the sexes is
is still a vexed quesction, and we dlo
nott propose to discuss it at preenit.
hut we inbist that girls ehould have
facilities for obtiniing a practical
eduention. A first clas fenmale
school iln Wiunnsboro is a desidera -
tum. W~o have among us ateveral
private schools of good stand ing, but
thoy have only a local pat ronage.
Therve shldl be a l argo sehvol in
town for the whe County dnda for
p)upils from a~broad(. It we'tid ho
suceoafulll if l''properly> mani 'ed anid
woh hi1 e a 1 lo~ing to mnany par entt s
wh ~ > n kr'e v not d hant to do n. it h
theiir ol'ildren. Tlhe arguiments wo
advncd in fav;or of paatronizing Mt.
Ziion11 roy be n;'plied to an inst ituition
for girla. We trmt4 stels will be
takon to establis~h a fi rst elaaRS femna o
Pseminntry in WV inl' iboro.
1nd1ge Wright who has been travel
lingi in the North several weeks has
retunrned, and it is reported that the
Supremo Court propose 5prinlg a
week from their private buisineos to
prepare a dlecision on the knoty
oints of the mandanius. p
We canntot understadd why they p
re keeping the people so long in ti
uspenso. Tl pleadings and argt- b
ient of'the learned counsel for the s,
4ate secicd to us to be conclusive
nd the maIdaMus Irpparently had not. 0
iio ghois, of a chanco. But this do- p
ty is omtiniou?, and the repo'rts that
each us are not'flatteting to the in
,ai-y of the Court. .Some time be..
no the bond serip case Was docided.
N was publicly Unniounced iu the b1
lorth. that theso strits wLvro a iuadet b
p j ib ; that the Now Yoi'k ring were; F
illiiig to saorifico the seaip, that the:
'ourt would kill it. att.d thun upon! I
ho popiuarity th.us obtirined-, would a
rant the manaandaultis, coi61lling a1 0
vy to pay the interest on the debt. d
A'e refued to believe tl'eso reports in
A the I'inie, tult ing that attid the!f
orrupt ion exibting everywhere the r
'fdicial erno would remain, t
iivspotted. But our coiffidenco is' o
>ozing out- Why this dula) l The: I
aw is'against the mandamus. Sena.
or Robertfuti iimself did not hesi.
ate to say that if the mandamus be t
,ratted ie will believe that the Su- U
rernac Cour t bni., bt en .t.igh.t 'up by!
he 1lndholders. The State admin.
stration is against the mtrndauius' t
l'he organs of the Ipublicu'n party a
tiro outspokLn in their detunciation I
>f it. The Conservatives and tax. c
)ayers a're violently opposed to it.
'ho whole State has denounced it
is a tremendous swindle. The IU
wetne Court have every inducement 6
:o sink the mandamus forever. The I
aw from which they derive reputa. .
:ion as juriste, the people fromh whom
tliy receivo -power and populailty as a
men, plainly point to thon their duty.
aly one induceuent raiains-mou
y. hat issail tobe ott the other'side.
lP.ties who wih to thave seven mil'
ions of fraudulent paper mado good, i
zan nell aflord to pay large amounts
to eiCeL their pur-poso. 'i'h'% supreme
juadgcs havo 'tis afternativo before
them. They can refuse the ma'ndam.
us wit tout ieing uten'sed of aorrup.
i iotn. They ctann'ot graft it Witbout
hiavio- their ability as .jurists gravely
jiuestione-d, and their private charac.
ters scriounly tarnished. Heretofore
we have heard of nio tharges of eor
ruption againstlhe m-. 4his haandam
us caFe is the c.rja rpnctWitn crucis.
\Ve anxic !ily await the result. As
it is decided, w-e Mhall be the first to
appInl or coand6mn. The great
Lod liac' was eernually disgraced
for .eptinag motey, althoigh Ithe de
ih (I in aecoir 'anco wIith tl. law.
Hlow imich p.re.itr the di.-grace of
Be Viing mcney to decide tuntrary to
law and i quit3 I
ThI New York Herald of Sunday
conta ins a letter fronm the Hon. W. S.
Lroesbuck of Ohio, upon the politi
anl :issuns of the d ay. Mr. Groes
heck believes that the oldl Demnocrat
c party, after blundering for ten
years, surrendered tinally at theo last
P'residential elect ion. It. can not noew
reen~ill thte contcessions then made, and
it is too weak for victory, lie pro..
poses a new organi'zationi, alccepting
the results of thte war in good faith,
so as to commtaand the conidence of
the. people. There aliolild be no be.
alusivenessa abot it. It should be
(amtposed of present Democrats, form
cr Deooruts and all Republicans
haostdae to thte present admnisltrationt.
T'he platform should contain the fol
1st. Ant aceptanee of negro suf
fraige as an accomplished fact.
2d. Opposition to monopolies in all
3d. Opposition to centralization of
power at, Washington as tending to
lestroy self-dependonce in the citi-I
~en, and mtako him a subject.
4Llh. Adoption of free trade as a
5th.. A strict construction bf thtei
Th'lis is the plattorik u on whtichl
Mr. Groesbeek proposes to enter into
the canvass of 18'76. The plat forni1
s tstrong antd might win tf bttr people
tny longer adhered to principles
llut ini these days, a platform meanas
authaing. Tbie platforms of the two
parties haave for several years bueen
denttically the samto, while thto partiesi
ltemselves entertain Antirely differ
entt ideas. So soon ifin election is
over,the platform is laid away, and is i
ntot head of' ain unttil a socceedinug
contest calls it foertht. Our people no
longer carec for principles. Solf-in:
tw iert dlietates to each man how Ito
sht alI vote, anid hte will vote for Beast
Unttler or the Devil himself if lie
believes heo ea bo individutally bone. 4
Citted thtetchy. An appeal to the
pocket is far inore effectitl thtan an
appeal to sentimnent or conseiene..--..
Fra ~do and anti-monopoly, are the
.nly r .nas In Mr. Groesbeok's plate
form 'that are shrong ; theo rest ar'e all
fanneronadlo. We.. Le bt little...s
sot of success for even these prinol.
lea unless there be an awakenibg of
1o people. Grant will most prdba
ly seek- third term ; -and his pbr.
mal popularity and the wVealth of
rotectionists and monpolists will
nable hihn to 'boerrido whatever
latforins the oppo!eition will create.
"I ha've 'never 'seen tneh ctld, or
ot or wet or dry weather as we now
ave,' aio 'oinnion expretAioria es
ceially sntrig . farmers. With
our ftrtbibion I will give your
rom iny "Day 1.ok" such accounts
9 1 have kept of'rain, frosts '&C., coim.
iencing Jatiuary 1844 to present
ate. It is -aid we have less rain
ow thnit formerly, and Scientist.,
ave attempted 'to ccount for it
'om the abundance of forests. I
atbr agree with "Little Joul" and
iink the case not "olcarly mado
ut. I do not remember to far back as
819 when Cedar Creek and Broad
liver ceased to run. If John is
Uflc lie must be old but you will see
hat I do remember by - the aid of
he Day Book." I am satisfied there
i as much forest, (and I believe
lore) within the rnnge of my aequain.
anco as when I was a boy. Where
nee 'were large fields are now ex
onsivo pine forests and if we except
mile on oither riae of the IRailroad
cannot miss the timber. But my
bject is not to enter into an anrgu
tent for or against the quantity of
ain or its eauses, but to futlish facts
a taken down. i wi'l not say that
very time it rained or sleeted or
nowed it wae noted, but 1. will say
o date shall be givon but it dId
ain ko, where I war.
Jaruary 1844-10th, rain, 12th,
ain, l4th, bloeted, 15th, and 16th
aining, 23d, raiu in the morning. 9
Febtuary 3J and 4th, rain, 5th, and
ith showers, 19th, rain at night.
March 6th, a light shower, 12th,
4th,jand 15th,'raitiing, 16th some rain
gain, 20th, heavy storm of wind and
ain, 24ad, rainr, 20th, rain, 30th, rain
n the morning.
April 0th, and 29th, light rains.
1ay 21st, 2bth and 30th, raining.
June 14th, heavily at night, ?0th,
July 15th, 't night., 7th, heavily at
light, 12th, 21st, ?2nd and 31st,
August 10th,b1eavily afternoon and
light, 12th and 13th-r night.
September Ath' ni'ght, 10th, day
October 14th, 18th 19th, 21st,
!nd and 2d
November 1ith, 180 and 19th, day
Lnd part of the night, 21st night.
December 2nd, day and night 3rd
rth and 19th, night, 20th and 27th.
Number o'f times it rained during
he year, 54 times. I think thisjwas the
-ear an old African said to his Mas
or "Goro mighty good to ]uckra
00 touch he send rain, in Nigg'er time
sunday 'and night. Siue sleet, hail
nd snow are a kin to rain they too
vill be notbd-.
MY DAY BOOK.
S-rrrasv1LLrK, N. C., July 29, '73.
Presuming a "few lines" would
tot be objeotionable from this "tar
y" region "I take iny pencil to
Po~ssibly you are well acquainted
vith this town, but I am bure your nu
nerous and lovely readers are not ; 80
will endeavor to enlighten those
vho have not heretofore had the inde
>endentio to put his "biled shirt" in
he,old neighborhood carpet-bag and
To fiy surprise; t his is quite ato wn,
*nd boasts of 19,bb to [4,00 souls,
yut your eorrespondent doubts the
oul part very mach, having tried to
'out Ilerod' some of these ".Lords of
3reation," who are muighty en corn
ni the dry, and mightier on corn in the
There are two hotels, one of which
eally lives under the high sounding
oubriquet of Saint Charles ; end Mr.
Cditor, it fills me with pleasure and
iridlo to inform you that we are
njourning at the "Saint Charles". The
ommonest articles of diet bonsikt of
ast chickens, hot rolls, hot coffee,
bed tea and milk, and pure water.
'rom the breadth of my rotundity
vhich I have so rapidly assumed, let
se ask-why are onrtfriends so blifid,
o the ravages of Time' and disease
shy do they sit in view of their dear
nes, and soo thoem daily growing
meo emaciated ;see the light go..
ng from their eyes, wheb by so small
sacrifiee they might obtatin a new
easo of lifeli
The "main street hifas several worthy
tores, ono firm claiming to sell two
Lundred and fifty /thtsan*d dollar. a
ear. This was told me by a mer
hant who is in some respects, a comn
>etitor; but I imagine the atnournit
A RAILRnOAD stas.
The~ wrangle noW on the tapis be.
ween the great railroad President,
vEm. Johnsan,and President eleot, Me.
Dowoll, culminated last night. The
laims of the two gentlemen were re
jootively argued, and the magistrate
lcided iin favor of dol. Win. Julhn.
on fund his party.
As soon as the decision was an
ounoed, the defoated faction imme
hiately took .charge of the train andl
an it beyond the jurisdiction of the
ower existing at this point.
Tho passengets. from thle wbst tb
;ether with those from Charlotte, who
were attracted and interested in the
leoislon of the court, wore loft dole.
ully "sitting on the stile I"
The suentndeint elected b. te
now defeated faction, is a gentleman
of prcporty, and va ious and parti.
colored are the exprozioiis ishowored
upon him. If they get their wishes,
the poverty 'of Job's turkey wou'
oomparo to his! I
We baiv a clergyman en route to
an appoirintnit below Charlotte, and
frcn a rent in his nether gurnicrti,
ouyrpose be-got 'so iad he tore thei.
Being an eye witness, can tebtify to
tho whole (hole) of this !
Thuro isi a great deal of perso-nal
linimosity alive in this railro.d mntat
ter, and sonic very grave cAlirges have
been made-barges that only pistols
and cilm:e cild aline l i tito in
'our olin iery lit'le C ci inion , t. w hh.
The crops, frti good ea,,nis, lo,,k
flourish inlg, ands th lu1ightiniiig ho'pr
illun1u1ate the U; the Cotton
fild arwsaed u ith ti-eir ebangefuil
blooms and bid fair to reward the toil
of these hardy denizens of the fields.
If those fellows bring back the
traiulyou will get this leter, if not
you won't !
8011ldli47 Oci' a.
We all like tho sight of green inl
the late Winter aid early Spring
days, before much green is to be seen.
So iaiplo a thing as a carrot with a
littln atten tion malny bO mado to yield
much please . Scoop out linieh ('f
ti inside fr.omu tihe bottom, cuttilng
off the end of the root. Nalo two
holes by which a nord may be itvert
ed to hang it up, find after inserting
one, seal over the openings with wax.
Fill th6 hollow iith water nud hang
in the window. Change the water
daIly. 'Tbe head ond hanging
down will grow rapidly and luxuri
ously, ,oo'n form ing a ben ut ifel clus
ter of fresh, bright leavi:s.
A sweet potato suspended ill a glass
jar in which there is water and placed
in a window will put forth shoots and
soon pro:duce a very beiauutiful vine.
Flax seed sPrinkled in the hollow of
a pine cone and kept moisteced ( place
in a glass jar of water) will soon be.
come anars within thiejar or vase.
Profits of llorse R:1i:ing.
We have seen a c(py of tle George
town (Ky.,) Tin.cs, whichi desc ibes
a recent sale of thoroughbr ed hoescs
by A. J. Alexander, of thait county.
and ts in evidence of th" I-i-crative
character of the hoise raising tmusive.s
we give some of tle figurc:, which
will preve interesting to horde owners
anil denlers in stock. Fif y-four colts
were disposed of for $29,220-prices
ranging from $80 to %.3,500 ; a full
brother of Kinglisl-er briinug the
litter price Thirty eight thorough
breds $25,200 ; an average of over
$600. Sixteen trotters sold for $1,.
790 ; an average of over $290. We
do not know that this sale was an ex
ceptionial one. It is a fair example
of the profitable characthr of the busi
neFs. Kentieky las grown wealthy
through the eg'fits of her horse dea
lers, aid is I I~ ;,!eat fountain of sup.
ply for the thoroughbrod stock of the
A spirlgtis ill li i l 3is i.
A' medical c..mr-'ponde'nt Ctf an Elgl;,
jonrnal says ' at libe adv:imites' or as
pe rages are lrot, sufli~cinly ap ilpreciatet
by thoe sn u~ri'e- from then'mntismt an'
giout. Sligi. cases ofi rt '-'Onf i21m art
eniredl in a few dlays by 'eeingu on ihie
dI .e'ods ese-nien ; and more c-hronic
c'ases a re nmehi rel'ie ve', especially if thle
oninteriy avb all acids, wlheth
erinfod r everap-e. TheJertmwa
ematchoke has also a15 simhr (fleet ini
rleing rnenmtatism. Thle hiends may
from thle leaves of the atalkh anild drank~
thi-ce or four times a dayv, is a certain
remaedy, atugh~ not egnally. agreeable.
'I'ho Trenton Gazette says: "A eel.
ored debating society in this coun
ty has just debated the question,
'Which is the most profit to mn
money or education ?' One of the
debaters arguddl that if it had not
been for education the wvorld would
not have been ha~f so larcue as it is.
This ol ineber was met, howvever, by
thoe irresistible argum:-nt, at least ini
the dlarkey's opinion, that 'if twani't
for money how you gwine to ride on
do kyars ?' It was at once decided
in favor of money,
The Memphis Avalanche says there
is one man who, if a canididato for
Governor next year, will make things
howl ; which his name it is A. John.
son. Evch the great American cholera
couldn't kill him.
Dr. Ilembold's fa mily a ffatirs are
once more Ooculpyiug the publie. Ihis
wife has had himi thr own into a mad
hmouse as a lunatic. Ile esaaped, but
has again been carriedI back. Ilo is
One survivor of the Atlantic wreck
claims $100,000 damages from the
comfpany for having lost the use of hain
legs, and several others wish to be
reimbursed for the loss of their trunks.
A startling tombstone was erected
in Vermont recently to the memor3
of "Tabmtha, belovedl wife of Joseph
Wright, TIhomans And rows, ]Ebon Hal
stead, Chiarles Dean and Edwin Mur
ray, by her devoted husband, Cyrus
A y.tnng mecdi1 st udent recently
call on a young lady to spend the
evening, etc., hut he wns surprised
when she remarked the following: "If
you have come as a temporary supply, I
ust decline your company :I amn only
hvaing regular candidates.''
. West Dove r, Vor mont, is still brag.
ging about its fou~artoon -feet-deep
A lother's Love.
Lninartine gives this isnstration
"In some spring fresliet, a river widely
washed its shores, and rent awn a botigh
whercon a bird had pilt. a cottngo for
her suuumer hopo. Dow n the white
and whirhng stream drifted ihe green
branch, vith its widko clip of unfledged
song, and t littering beside it went, the
mo-her %d. Unheeding lie. r6rin'g
river, on she went, her cries of agony
and fear pierciig the pauses in ll(te storm.
flow lil 0 'hie love of an old-fashioned
moth, r Vi , had followed the child t-ho
had p- uo .od from her heart ill over the.
world. Swept away by passion, '11V
was learing away with n'm tihe fra
grIlance of t(e si1ter1d roof-trell yet
ilthat mothher Iwa w Imi, hm, a Ruth
ih, r"igi(h all life amil a Ri ehel at his
The Slate Treastrer.
The Aikcen Tribuno, (Reputlic an,)
conmmenting upon the piublised inter
view betweeni Treasurer Cardozo and
a correspondeit 'of the .Nows aid
Couriar, expresses the opinion that
the statements of the Treasurer should
be "taken for exueotly what each indi
vilual, Who peruses them, may think
they are worth." The Tr'iTunefur'tIfer
To nomo the "intcrview" may ap
peai as a candid exposition of a faith.
flI publio oimer. To us it, is simply
an ingenious imitation of the well
known charact'riitic displayed by the
ostrici when cornered by its pursuers.
-A National Boarding llonsoProposed.
A corr(spondent of the New York
Sun says : I wis.h to mnake a propo
sition to the inhabitants of the Utnited
i t. t Lett them build at Wrahing.
ton a buildiig large enon)gh to
boaird all the Uepreseitatives
and Senators. Then let all
members of each House draw
their rations, the n'e a- soldiers.
With this arrangement their salaries,
over and above their board, could be
:eduiced to about 12,500 a year enh.
Trhe plan will save tihe country miik
J. Perkins Hoyt,.E (I , for erly of
La uren , lit. mo e re'ceth- - -f A i.der
son, died LAtely of cohngestive chills.
Mr. Jamcs l'aiks, a highly Icspect
ed citizen, died at his re.:dence, near
Laurensville, on the 2-d instant ag-1c
about seventy soven years.
A lhbevill proo e haiving a 1 ig
barhweu. on the 13(h of A ugist, the
diay of the n.eeting of the rnil ond
convention to be held at that place.
Mrs. Dr. Bratton left Yorkville re.
cently, necompanied by several of her
children, for the purpose of joining
her husband at Londtii, Canada.
They must have some curious Iamw
in Missis.ppi, juging by a document
reecut.ly isued by Gov. Powers of
.hat State, inl wl.ielh the sherilfof Lin.
coin county is notiried that iMr. Gil
belt Smith," who is how out of the
penitentiary by virtud of authority
gaited by the Governor, hoving
lately acted in a tianner unbecomning
a lavw-abiding citizen, is to be returi
ed to the~ penitentiar-y rithut delay,
hais leave of absence having been re
yoked.- It is a c irious idea that, of
giving convicts ini the peniitentjiry
leaves o'f dbsened ; bitt it speaks well
ior the firmness of Gov. .Pow'era that
when such persdnis *abulse the pirivi
heges granted themi by uieting in an uO.
becoming manoner, as Mr. Gilbert
SmithI evidently (lid, prompt cogi-i
zancoe of thcir misbohavior is taken.
G enei-al Beaut-egard, it is said, does
i0.~ wish to be separated from his old
poliicaul asoiates, (white.) Let him
pur'moue his blind policy of Africanis.
o- th mwite i-ae, athd ie will be
iapardted not, only from h isold po
litical a!nociates, but from white pee..
ple generally throughout the civilized
The Marlboro Times says cotton
is growing very rapidly, andl the pros
['ct is uiuh bet ter than it was somb
wecks ago. WVith fatvorablo seasons
fromi this time forward, a very fair
couon crop will be inade in Marl
The light-weight prike fightdrs,
Chambers ad Seddons, have agreed
to fight withbin a hundred iniles of
New York City for a purse of one
thousand dollais within fdurteen
A gang figh t oecurre d at the A . .
E. Chureb, r:car Mar's BluIf, on Snn
(lay, tito 27ih instant, in which a pis
tol was drawn atid snapped, and in
which several of the pai-ties rdeeived
dreadful wvounds~ frotu knives used in
John R. Mcumage, tWho wias conm
tnited to i'mil in Marlboro County for
the killin~g of R. JT. Breeden in July,
1871, anmd who escaped in September
following, was capttired in Marioni
Co unty on Thursday last, and recoim
mitted to jail.
A sharp contest, in a gniet wty, is
goimg on between lion, g. 8, Cc,
anid Richard Schell, E q., for the
Congressiona lnminationi to fill the
vacancy creuatdd by 3.he dleath bf the
hate James Birooki.
Jude Iopknsof Georgia, has ren,
(dared a decoision declaring the pardon
grantcd by Governor C nley to Fos
ter Bliodgett null mand vold, the pardon
hi'ving been grantedl before a convic
Mr. Lowis Ihenry Keith. of King
on, Mass., is said to have drawn the
$100,000 in the recent Public Libra-.
Bos-roy, July 31.-At about 3 thlN
afternoon an alarm of fire was son114.d
ed in East Bosttin. This wUs soont
followed by a general alarm. The
rdport was spread in the city tl't
a go oral coullagration was raging in
East Boston. The fire depaitment
of East Boston were soon at, the file
which proved to be 'in one of the
wharfs, it tlie la:iling of the south
ferry boats from tho city. The fire
made such rapid headway, and the
material was so inflaimmable th t, a
generial and destructive ciuflagin'Oil
was feat ed. At about 51 o'cluok the
fire was comp!ctely tnder c nrol and
prevented from hpreadil.; funther
through cuneideraLle t io: t. L19rs
N iy Yonti, July S.-A fire oc
curred in this city last evenini, which
occasioned a lo.s of about $125,000.
It is stated that th origin of the firo
wIs spontaneous comibust ion.
LYXciunon, July 31.-Ilughes was
bominated for Governor by the Re.
publicani convention ; C. 1). Ransdell
for Lieutenant Governor ; for attor
'noy general, David Fuhtz.
Pot'-rsrou'ru, July 31.-Three
young ladies, aged 22, in a pienio
boat, were drownod.
Cor.unmus, July 31.-The p'ooplc's
convention nominated Isaac Coll ins,
a Domocrat, for Governor, A. S. Piat,
a Liberal, for Lioutenaut-Governor,
and generally a imixed ticket. The
first resolution of the platfd'r is as
follows, viz : That we declared hgainst
any caucus or convention that fails to
present fit caudidates for office. It is
'the high privilegen as well as the
bounden duty of all good citizens to
withhold their votes trom skith eai.dik
dates, and, regardless of party afilia
tious, to support the bcst men pre.
sented for official position.
Tenth resolution : The duties on
imports, as loug as such duties are
neccesary, should be iniposed for the
purposes of revenue only, a'd not
for the purpose of benietittirng or en
riching private individuals or coupa.
hies, or favoring any particulanr
brainch of indust~y at the expete of
the wl:ole people.
Nm.:w Yolk, Atngust2.-6oix sun.
Judge Pratt, of the Snprome Court,
to day, rondered decision sustaining
the i:hority of th *ar.l of Icalt h
to proceed asg:.iinst a fa tilizcr com'pA
ny a IL nuis4an1eo. ',11 comp any ask
ed an injunction. The Judge says
the statuto r.sts discretioht in) tho
board to deteamine whether it is a
nuisance, and detroy it suiniafily.
If the board exceeds its powers, or do
-an unauthoriied act, the retnedy is by
action for daninges against the mem.
bera. The injunction was dehi-ed.
C)XtNNAf'r, A nrust 2.-Four
chnlera deathis at Dayton yesteriav.
San F.antisco, August 2.- .iiv..to
Ifenry'l urby, of Coipany 31, 51.h
Cavaliy, wa. hot d ad by the camnp
bt eh e r.
Only nine shipscleared with wheat,
againit fourteen the same time last
Thl;e 'armerg a'ra. inalined to hold
the new crop for higher prices.
Cumuberland, August 2.--A freight
t rain ran into a gravel train, killing
one and~ hurting thred.
Evansville, l., A'ignst 5.-Two
fatal, to d two probably fatal, casas5 of
chioler a to-day .
Norwich, Couh., Augus~t 2.-The
Bleaching Company's build'ings were
burned Inst night: loss $gl5,000.
Titusville, Pa, August 2.--A col
lision between a freight uad an oil
train kill'ed three. An engineer had
his thigh broken. Fifteon cara were
burnbd; with the bodies of the per
POnr1.AND, Onrecox, A ugust 2.
Groc broke out at 4 o'clock, this amorn
itig. T welve blocks are nowv in ihmnes
and still spreading. '.The flrd depart
ments of Vancouver-, Oregon City and
Salem are bn their way here. T1hie
water .supply is. failing. The fire
comnmencod near tihe ietropolitan
Iotol. Nearly all the city bounded
by Gambhill street on the North,See
end street on the WVest, Columbia
street on the South and the river on
the East is in flanecs.
We have it from good authority,
that a thorough application of spirits
of turpentine and kerosene oil in
equal parts to the spine, and over the
back, will frequently give immrediato
relie f in an .attack of ileningit is.
TPhis simiple Rtemedy should ho kept
on han'l by every fanmily,.as it costs
but little and is a good -liniment.
A Perjurer Punishied.
Lewis 1fill, colored, the voluntary
revenue informer, who had many
citizens of Chuarleston brought before
the United states Commismioner, and
who was recently convictedl of potju
ry in the iUnited States Court, was
sentenced to he confined for one year
in the penitentiary.
.An editorial corresponden't of the
Burnswick A p)poah, writing from
Augusta, says8 that the Augusta
CJonstitut ionalist has been purchased
by a joint stock company and will be
revived the first of August; with
James RI. Rantdall as editor.
.Agass is getting up a book that
will make th. no1Fi1.ys sick who
thought to claim 'a relationship with
mankind and handle the ballot in a -
Gold is worth about $l8 an Ounce,
but golden hair or the finer kinds is
sometimes sold for as high as $30 arr