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THE FAIRFIELD HERALD.
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1t' S0UlliCl Security Conipttly.
A great deal hals been heard ab'out
ecaocern named abovo by the
ieaders of tEo Raporter, "and yet
thero is nothing that-thdy really
know lesi about. Who compose it,
where it heI its begionling, witat
Iliuit-ii any, thoro is 'to its chartered '
poiirs, al[ aro matters of which we
are profouudly ignorant. What the
oharactor arid soopo of this Yankco
C1COncr is wO gather from a card of o
Colonel Williau Johnson publidhed
recently in connection with tbo"',on. "
troversy over the Statesiillo kail- '
rod. Tho extracts are as follows :
"Tho Southeru Security Company
a foreign corporation, grown in the
Ningus hotbed whenco sprung the
Credit Nobulior-has acciairdil in the
last few years great notoriety for
swallowing up the railroads built by r
others, whether large or small, andl
for gratifying its avarieious appetite
by the miost secret and .jesuitical
mehana. Having absorbed the North
Carolina Railrottd by a lease, and tho
Oharlotte, 'Coluibia and Augustn&
Rkhlroad by a secret purchase of a
majority of its stoak, owning the Air
Liuo Road, and, as rumor says, al
roady having'anourod the control of
the road to \tilmington, in its yet
incomplete state - thus owning i
monopoly of the railroad traneporta
'tion in this section of the Stute-and
fearing that when their inoroasod
rates of charges for goods and passo
.gers shall be felt hereafter by an in.
'censed and outraged people, the little
-Statesville roaa, :poiVtring to and on
the way to Danville, will invite'com
petition and afford relief from op
>rossive monopoly ; this ever vigilant .
bourity Company, taking time by
the forelock, has determined now, be
fore their plans are sCee and their
burdens fully folt, to set their snares
,for it and secure it too, before it is
'half grown. Yes, the snaro has been r
set for two years.prast but up to thie (
'time, it is still the property of the
orignal owners and builders, aid
with reasonable earo and vigilang t
will remain so. The utmiost caution a
must be observed., for this Seeurity
Company over keeps ibself in the
background, never divulges its plans,
and even when most ardently desiring
your property, speaks derisively of it.
At the same moment, it has its secorot
agents, artful and ounning men, who,
iwinuing the patriot citizen's garb as
it disguino, arc ever active by word
hnil argument to influnnno the ant;.-%I
of the owners to such na end as will
lead to their de:,truction. Jesuit
4tko, they are your warw cst, friends, d
evon listing Josuits, and are advising b
you solely for your own good and are u
only making suggestions from the
piurest and kindest motives, anii only .
lor your own ivel/ire. Many are de- i
ceivod and thus induced to wirak de. a
liberately into the trap so cunningly ,
net for thema. Any mreans arc legiti-.
mate with those doceiverna, who laugh
at their game whent their end is at- I
.i This B~outhern Security Comp~any,t
it should be s-reemberod, is coumpos.
ud of' foreigners, having no indonmni
ty of interest with ourselves. Thoy
are intent, npon their own gains re- I
gardless of the wants of our people, I
and alam to rui thc roads built witl.t
thu cspital of other people sololy for5
themselves. It is not conceivable
that these foreigners so love us that
they seek to get posessioni of our
properties for our- welfaro nnd gain !l'
They propese to get thre title to thoe J2
valuable railways, at the lowest;
prices If they get possession of a
railway, brt, cannot get the title of
the stockholders, their aettled policy ~
seemns to be to run down the road, t
diminish its income, impair its uso
fulness, destroys its value as an in-.I
vestment, overload it withn debt., so
that they can buy out the stockholdet-a
at thoir own rates.
Tisn surely portrays about as black.
and uprincipled ai concern as even
Vankee ingentrity coeld devise.
We said a fortnight ago that there
was no one person muore responsible
for the foot-hao'd the Sourthiern Seu.'
rity has inr this sectien of the
country than Colonel Williama Johu-' r~
ston. Our statement was basred uipen
the fract t hat (Colonel Johnston, ast
trusteo for certain gentlemen associai- C
fed with him, soldl to J. L. Neaglo,
the agent of the Southern Security a
Company, the thirty-thrco hundred a
shares of th efccok of the Charlotto;
Columbia and Augusfa Railroad
that had been bought by him from
Mr. W. C. Courtney Receiver of the
Bank of the State oLf South Carolina ; d
that this sale p)lae(d thre Southern b
Security Company in possession ofc
one-eighth of the entire capital stock
of the Charlotto, Columbia arid Au. f
gusta Rasilroad ; and that it constitu. v
ted in itself thre best argument that c
could be used with other stockhold- d
era toinduco thoam to soll o't their
interest in the road. We ogof curse, 0
heo always supposed that olonel '1
Johnsoo and thre gentlemen associatedl w
with kimn know, at the time of thre e~
sale to Neagle that ho (.Nongle) was
buying the stock for thre 8outhern Se
curity Company, and not for himself. ci
In this, from ssurranoes that we have a
reeived from a gentleman theoongh- y
Jy familiar with the uhole tiar sicjo
Lion, we are satisfied thatt we have
been mi.taken. Naither Colonele
Johnson, sor either of the three gen.. a*
I(' InUfiu aedhted with hima had' any un
idea that Neaulo .was acting na h 1mis
gent for the Southern Securit v Cobi.
any, nor any other corpora'tiont. lie
3proesented to tbem that ho wisbed t'o
Uy tho strok as an investment for
ime I f. Tihey relied upon his ropro
itLation and cold him the itock -
lid did not know till comle time af.
.rwards that bli had bought ais the
cutof the Southern Secutity'Com
iny. These are the facts ns turii.ia
us by a gentle man whoSo state.
le1t , entisatled to implicitrCIf.do.co,.
i ju.,ti e tWo Colonel W illiiam Julhn
oil we we take Jiisure in I )ing
nom befote b-ur 'readers.--4C1elr
Twenty-ci 'ght Chinesio wvomein im
orted for slavos arrived at San Fra.l
i8oo a short time sinco, and the w' .
en gaudily deukud out for the til-.
on block, were t(0mini to tho liouse
r a leading Chh-e,. meurohmit, -who
ad bougit, tllm in Hong Konjg oil a
;cenl.aion. itre'illo ttolk ph;.e Ol
n of the principal Iiley, and, as
i ght be expected, creited a great,
utter of excitement among the
hinese oerchlants, brothel keepers
nid wealthy roucs. the con ,ignment
'icng, fl.rm a 'mbheiCae dndpt Soiit,
uperior ih. beauty to that- of iy yet
cocivcd. The bidding was Spirited
id the 3oung amd prej..sfing
eautics brought sums ranging from
)300 to $.-100, while one ol;e-hined.
luond-eyed, dainty.fo,'ted an1d flat
oseil girl, jlht otiteriing hr teens,
ras kirocked down to an -, ylv, leche.
ousold 9fongolianifor ,5'7-5.cTho 'hbl
nos brought fromn lz125 to $50.
lhineso women have no seruples inT
eing thus disposod of, Id rehgins
y believe that thoy aro as 'obli-mnily
ourid to thcir Jurohasers n thouigh
inited :by the onds of wedlock, anld
hereforo, transfer their idletios
rith the most, remarkablo cado fr-0om
ne master to another.
R. MEANS DAVIS, Edilor.
Wednesday Morniing, Aug. 28 18a.
A Question for the Stato Treasucer.
A paragraph hlias been -going th
ounds of the Stat paper-; to the ef
et tI at Trea surer 'Cai doza i as aid
Stie Treamirer of (:Ceei1ville Co n I.
y $15,000 for .school parpose -, thre
amo beivg tie whole of this year'.,
,Id ha of last year's appotion
nent. We wish Treasurer Cor.
oza to tell u4 why Greenvillo Cuon.
y has been thus peculiarly favored ;
nore especially as Treasuier Allen
was recently a itench inl the nostrils
'f the honest Treasurer. Some of the
ountien claim ' o have receivel hm
itti ioney [or sulhool ptirposes. We
ro iLiformed that tle wholo of the
06,791.00 duee Fairtied thi1 year,
ats been paid into 1t1, Cooty Treav
ry. But at tile beginning of the
car, one third of thme amount, about
,2,260, was paid to M c. Smitih with
rdeus to devoto at it to tile payment
f at y1a1'& certinites, and a prom
Ie thalt this wvould bet credited ent
iist year's aoun~tit. Sutbsequen~it, ti
hiis theL AIttorfey (.onlferai lt'deele
hat, the taxes w'ero to be devoted
olely to thlo espeonses Of thle
arrent yonar, and that this "back
ay'was illegal. Cardozi thenl re
used to cr-ed it thet stum ad van Ierd',
o last y'etlr's aceout, all in'lltuled
it tis year's apport iot11uneut. ThnIt
hto teachers this yeak- Io-to $220
i eh Cardoza4 refusess to mal~k( good.
'11e Lounity Tr~Ieasurer was actingl in
ood fa:ithb and in obedience to orders,
it paying out this sum on old certlin.
stes, and if Cardoni htad a right to
upply tis dlie--y in any case,
his5 ease was certainly one.. Now
chile (Cardoza refuses to do th is, he
as paid to the 'Treasurer bf 'ireen
'illa, (who, by Ca'rdor~a's ownt test i
nonyv, was a defaul'er to thte ahuount
f' $40,000,) several 9 huoueands mo101
lain were due On thmis year's a~count;
uid for a purpjose denlared 'a the'.
St tornecy Geneoral to be illegal. TI'he
'roasurer of thme S(tt is in d.1uty
onund to act i umpartiualiy. For whtt
dftSolm(ienidues ho % vor onve Cotm-i
y moure thian another This isp.
ious circumntainea taises a presumlip.
li of fraud on the palrt of Ca rdozi*;
nd the general reputtion of the
titer party cngiged in th1is lit tle
ransact ion is not calculated to rebut
T'reasuret AIen had thousanads of?
oliars in Lack ip.ty certfineat es,
ought at a niomijnal price. Hals
ardt n given him 1 their fance valueii
om fonds.l nlo i due tene s fl i ior 'r
oces renderd thi-s year ? It is a
>mmlnon thir-g for Ti ensure rs noiw- a.
13yS to <ntercm inmto patrtnership~s ith
i(siders and shaive wiarrants oln thle
reasulry. libs tho S'tate iTreaS merO
ho plumies himaself so uponl his huon
tly, been driving a pri vato speenb.
Onl withi Treasurer Allen I We
iargo Treasulrer C]ardoza with htaving~
it ed illegally in appmr'rt ing this
~ar'a taxes to the pi~yua nt of old
a rratts. We' maintainm thatst tihe pe.
iliar favor shown to I] reen-tille, raiss
presumptiont of fraud. We call
Jon Tlroasurer Cardoza to a n vliii.
The Baok Pay Steal,
The Union-HIorald in a rocent ar.
tiule seems to be in dou't wbother the
people of the United States coudonu
the bac'k pay nt ion of Congresi, and
venA is uncertain whother -a neljority
would be obtaiited against it. We
mre unable to disuover how our con.
temporary can rectlh this doubting
conidit ion. We have roAd our ex.
Aaaagta e,arofully, and not only the
press, but a1most every 'couvdutrion
that has beeni he, tce l wh eher It adiul,
Liberal or DIbberai:e, has denette
ad it inl - r/i-lC terme. pa It tli.
*1MI Co veni il t! Y;rginita, faile I
Lo denounice ir, but %ye expeiptc 10oth.
ilig better frui tiit, hody, ts3 it be
lonags -to the 4 th4eri w-i) " of RaIU -
icai&i,m, h m motto is" Get all you
nan''. Wo wm! ! b! g.,L t"a 3,-C a ta
bl .Ato" ing the aiuimeint i. t-lhi v.:ri
ouls political gatelirinty . hit have
been held aie thii qestiC .v xe.s aizi
tated. This nomlld decide what is the
Verdidr 'f (Ithe peopl'O.
Oover three hundred C('iigr. s
meng, i l a i.: n have openly dcjees I.
ed their zietion, l nd the-ie defeider
V'uld dam) ai.y ea-ut they adv1.. ate.
Hluntst meu im-tin'tively bttink ft om
any ineasure proposed or defcnded
by suelh corru.tionists a lloiiut But.
ler, and Gasrpenter ; ono a proclaimed
thief, tho other a 'iue whose nibleth
ing immorality SCandalizes evei th3
free and eaby pleunakro cekers at
LImg 13rne'h. - shall have t oc
better advecatos and more $f themi
beuforc we are cov inced ths the peo
plo (10 110t, Il Im !tL unanlimously, Con.
demn this wl.elsj lilliage of the
The ntera journalbs are rgitar.
ing the v1:s i.,1 of rcpudiaition itn the
Su'th. The New yoh, Tims is op
poset to tlhe! rot'po.ji iim t.i~at tle .
S. GovernmleIQt a iuie t., debts of
the ec.al States, as burdening the
peopl of thitose Staes hi.t have col
It thintk s that "t0 ren fody had bet'tc'r
lie left to the slow but certain in.
fluenoce of tine, antd the inevitable
cOurage alnd pers.)veranc of A meri
calls," but fails to prophesy what re
medy time and perteverance will
Tho Financier thiuiks Lhat repudia
tion of tiho rea -nrpet-n 'ett i. 4t
, ..... ...... -.. " VO1 o I ha s
good pohey ai of moral obligation
' Tho talk of repudiation iinedt:.
lb1 ; the thirg itsbei, wth all its faal
coneire iae,; is al[o ineVitable, "lt.
le s pome improvemacut tia;es pl..Ce ilt
the llaterial oinditioni of th people.
We have biuit to put ouh el'e in their
place and maho their caeo our own,
imaaginaintg thiiat the iNorthernit nslitead
of th ' Souithertn St ates had been deCso.
latedi by the war, to acen that to d iscuss
the opeln d ishonorinig of a debt felt to
htave becen imipoved by othei.9 for
thei r u tvn gnhg itan d to) be all bitt hope)
losas to pay ment, ii co naturalI tht
it does not.tairlby i mply any reproaCh
upon th Ito pt~lO. lIt fact, the States
are' not jayitng, anid fir seveial years
h-.ve riot l:eeni ; the antee
..o wA ayor ni:r.tt:ti,
aud i me2~n w.!! thle ir toerd ud inuterest
is pi t ilessly~ .' c loponntmg before thle ir
eyes:, it Cttn l.e no~ wlonder ttatt they
rise ~ thet I iea. tin why t hey iholt t d
not wipec out the wvhl at one str. he
and car the fild for' a niew era of
prlogress. It their filace wc shoul
risiO thet sailme rji'lCetlin, and] sd wi ld(
anyv pe~oplo thtat eiver li v.d. Nothiintg1
is9 ao juttly timuorous~ as cai~l aud
event a hadu goiverinmenot is lessi feared
by it than one ot ur0eer tain tenuire,
''Te ''recont rnlet ing" wih as egen. t
ilied the rttenttion of pt liticitans in
('ongressa for eight y'ars has ptroved<
been left, to govern themstelves,. Thti
There mut.:4, si nto mtore sattrajy..-ma
lhitig Tint t'iore (arpet .bal'gers teet ed
to thea SnaTte for palrttyou -a': nM a
mloreO Stf juigatin dlreted hy th e
party'Il iowr fdr that p-ir'y's utte.
m111'y. Thie extuat to wichul these
thngs bas e been, done ini the~ pbta it
9 needloss.. (o ili-.ens naot bt if the t
peoplIe ofC thle 'couthr Nia) tte4 eIng,
govern:l th'.enttelve. the '.'aderal gov.t
menlt cantnot ;m.'" :n themt. Ie d, a
a lonte he re oer. C~a ji taI antd emnig-a. 0
(thn v iil nott tru. t ihem utntil pormta. y
iCeIt gover i mtenlt seemts to bie secured I.
fo them ; that ii ni, be unttil localt
selt-'governt lii s[ securted."a
IThe Trn ibn htta s also somewhat to
say on thtis sutt~j'et.P
itonteaiil; t' thS word nLeptihileS
is to r'iotine, tG folap;y oht eI
ot tinig to do wvith,. We eutifess that It
weo can1 .ro It t: ho dilherencet bet ween i
ith e t in.;hei d by thte verb repumdiate ar
tid I theC tarine~t ofI severlI of theo
auther~n Stan ~s wvith regard to t heir
unaded debts. 'I hey do not p.ay ti
hoy v ill :'o.1. pty ;in mtost cases e
hiey cannitot, pay, and for some years at
hey ha e tnt paid. We consider it y
if thle alighmtest possible consequence
heat6 -'r or not, the peopjlo of North 1 i
ron intended (he uOltotio of a v
as :.ai:dmwent to t heir conastita. th
t, is suffrei, ent tw know tha Nort
arolina has~ tit paid thet intterest ott
t.odeblt. for yea~trs--- - probiably3 ca,4 n r
tiy it, and cerat ainly tt akes no ell1 t i )
o ray it.
South Carolina is in a. 'more 'is.
graceful condition than her' neighbor
un the north. IlIr incouj is alto.
gether iesfloierat 'to ntIihtaih the
splcldor 'of carpst.-bag government
1t aloue the vulgar practice of pay
iii-, debtn. Ier officials refuse t<
ivo information as to hor finances
.1r. 1I. V.'Poor hs applied in vain
and so'have we. Tire debt of th<
Stato is in the nciehborlhood 0
*20,000,000, exclusive, as in the east
of North Carolina'bf test dde. cou,
pbni . ** W W *
As regards the8tates we have imeni
tioned, if their paesent neshud o
dealing with their . croditors is t,
)'1l'y alternative, the Fodneor thu%
pubn.1hy'repud~in'ithte be.tdr. Th e
'opior pl.ec'fdr a'de ayi tg'eafea.-s'i
We 'dei 'no reasdhV hy'd'u'r Ip oy)
s-hould 'hdve this have this heavy bur
den ever ou &icir backs, cripplin
every effor'tthey make for materia
1jo.,,;c'ity. 'illions of these bond,
were fraudulently issueud. Thid con
servativo press of the Sate protester
against ther. The Vil'roet band
holders are nut 'innocent &,fia fid
purchazers, They, had sumient n6
tice to put aucy reasonable men upor
'inuiry. liad 'hey Ifuhdo the slight
est effurt'they 'cottld ba've discoyere<
fraud. Tliy vahied to rpeculate
upon an impoveri.shed people. 'Iet
then suffer. No action can sink tb
credit of the State lower than it nov
is. If thle courts do not settle thif
question, the people should take th
natter in h-nd, and oetLhrow cver'
bond t.lat Oas Tasa'od by the ring. I
is a desperato remeJy but tOhe dLcas
is also despe'rate.
Appoinment of Trunoe's.
We give this morning a list o
Prustees of PuLlio Schouls just lp.
poiited by Mr. Crawford.
Tho Board deserves credit fo
the appointments, hs on the list or(
found soaro o-f the best men i thc
Couthy. We trust thut no 'one wil
decline the position.
It pays nothing, but he lias n(
patrotisum who cannot dovote pirt o
his time to the public need. An inm
perative feceetity exists for'education
Botli vhito and black are intercster
in it. Th'o lagrant defects buv<
heretofore been want of nioney an
incompetent tevohors. The Statc
Treasurcr has paid the appropriatiot
this year. The people have ussesse<
a local tax. The trustees are em
Rored to secure teachers. This
intter rests noiCty with them
Thoretdre 966d trustcos aro needed.
If the people do their duty we will
have sehools. The question re-t:.
more With them than with the oflicials.
So long as tmey d'ery the system, so
long rs they refuse to eo'erate in es.
tablidinm good LChools, .ust so lon
will tIe system be a failure. It is for
them to say3 whether childre'n shall
be eduated or whether they aal
grow up in ignorance, Mr. Crawford
proposs calling a schoo.1 convent ion.
We tiuht that evcry teAcher and
trusteo will attend.
niversity versus Coltoge.
Som c time sind'e, we endeavored to
chow th t the debline of the Univer
sity cvoschiefly ciin to th'o removal
of the c\d proI'essors and trustees,
anid the loettio6 of othork not khown,
runfat' rably known, to thed people.
Lu the preactit tirtidio we will endea~
or t.' show that the University sys.
ciii is best adopjtdd to the wants of
he Stato ain'ce tho w..
Wec believe in a thiorotigh eduoa
ion, in the harnionious development
f all the faenities, in aegitiring a
~nowledge of oil Ige tdifferent branbh.
s of learning. " othing is stronger
han its wTo~kest part," and no one is
a fe if h Is eduention has been flegleet.
di in any particular. For these f-ea
6a College under ordinary cirouma
tacnbes is better than a University.
rut the poveorty of parents prevenits
bem from' sending theit sons frotn
onme for any length of time. Ex
nose reach fottr or ive b~ild red dol
i rs a year at the lowest calculation,
nd therefore Limo is liiiod. TIhe
hd C2olhge otriolum requi-ed four
cars for graduatioU: A student
iving before the expiration of his
meu, obtained a smuattering of every
ainyT, was perfoot in nothing. Stee
srents could not afford to deiad thoft
us so iu ny years; they wouuld be
azctieally debarred from sending
em at a'lt. Then too, youtig men'
id spent their youth in the army,
dwere old enough for College with
it having any proparation. Of
e o.'assies they know nmothing what.
er. Thlok' ina bilkty to itakod an orA
cination on Canar and Virgil and
enoephon and Homer v'odid prevent
enm acqairing a ko'wledge df str.
ying or othe~r useful arts. To ino6t
eso diinceulties the UIive3rsit~y was t
ganized ; admitting all whos oame;,I
ether prepared to stand ad examhi
tion or not; and perniitting each
identI to chio5os his branches, stip'u
ing only that ho should take at:
least three. This opened an avenue
for all-hose 'Who wished thorough
educations as well as those who were
able to take 'only a special 6otirse.
Tho University pro"ibited no one
from graduating <En every branch if
he hi'd the ibdney and inolination to
do so. And some 'havo graduafed in
every school, ianlu'ding Modern Lan
guagos, a chair not known in College
Stiidents'entered. Some camo to
complete lhe wholo curriculuur; oth
era to obtain'vopne -n,-ful i'Otrdasion.
Some of tle fatter cou)Id i.ot have
piassed a'n 'xnminat!on %even on the
diction'i'ry, and .ydt ih twl 'year, 'b3
, dint tif 'lr d' sttudy grndua Od in -sevei
ril ;chools with e.edit to th'nde~v-,
and to the 'institution. Waiel stu
dent came'with some 'profcddiain iu
view, and aduitjaed his course fo that
end, Tho'eandidiate for law ''eolse
iteoary b ancheis. C.e. engineers de
voted their whofe time to the scieuc.
Otio wh-nim we can 'm-ention, gradtat' .
ied in -p'ysie's, e-enistry,~matheii tids
an'd'engineering, in one ipear, niil is
low . Successful engineer in eourgia.
The old College iuuld have kept hi.
three or four years. We know oithers
who devoted themselves a year or
two to literary attainments and are
now rising lawyers and teachers. We
not only admit, but'contend, that it
would tra've'bedn better for thom to
lihV'ewpleted tho iiti.c courso, but
under the cir'cuVstaIda this ivas an
inpossil.ility. T.his was the crown
inl,: gl 'ry of the kniversity, that it,
adapted itself to the wants of the
people. The irgumncts used 1y tio
r Pl.uix agaimst the Unuiversi'Cy are
applicnbl 'o t'he IVn'iversity of Vir
ginia. Yet that is perhaps the finesw
institution i! the UniLed States, and
proves conclusively that the theory on
which a University 'sy'stem is based i.;
[COMM US ICA T 1:n.]
On or about the first'6f May last,
a report was made to the grand -jury
of the 'oort then in session, that the
Mil->6nid belong Ing to Mr. Charles
Cathacrt (now deceased) was a nuis
anco . to th'. t6w ,f Winnsboro,
inasmuch as it was the source and
origin of malaria, producing sickness
which endangered the lives of the
citizens of the Towb. ''ho Grand
July ve'ry wiscly determined upon
the abatement of said nuisance. Ou
the fact being brougfit to the attention
of the 'preid1ng udge, the attorney
for Mr. Catheart aroso, and requested
the order of the court iu reference to
the abatement, temporarily suspended.
The ground foir the te'est *as that
the matter woul ue adjudicated be -
tween Mr. Cathcart and the Town
authorities, it was, at that time, or
immediately after, adjudicated be
tween Mr. Cathcart and 'the Tow,,
Counib'y the !att'er agreeing to rc
compense Mr. Catheart for any in
jury he might sustain in the des
truction of his pondi. The conaidera
tion for said injury vWas the accep
tanee of a prop~sition from Mr. Oath
cart to destroy the pond, "provided
council would pay him $800, or inC
lieu of same; the.y wouild gitoe him an
onghie of that 'taluty."
Now sii'i a a property holder, and I
taxpaying citizen, born in the Town,
and familiur wihr the history of' tlidt I
Pond for 30 or 25 year.s; I diesire to
efpress my vidois, h'dt in i-eference to
the Pond as the origin of Malaria dis
ease, and which I am not so sure of
as alone injurinig the citir.n,-but
siniply as e.tpressing a dissent frlom
the action of tihe ouncil in thre mat- a
tdr. Theocoun~il 1 rm of opinion i
have acted in the transaction, precip' t~
itately, injudiciously and even jIl- I'
gally. Precipitately, by, rot learningo
the sentiuneht of the comnmunit f in re
lation to thle imn tter; injudiciouslya
being too hopeful of' a doubtful result,Jd
vi: the removal of thii on/y cause of e<
chill and fever on the west sideo of
th To wn; illegally, in paying aRmay
town funds anid relieving the county ~
of what should fall en it. Abstractly "d
considered, I do not think one dollar :?
should ha ve ibeei, oir b~e, pai d out by j)
council simply as a gratuity. If, in
the ptogrtess of timle andui thei course
f events, this ponud becamie, beyeijd
any question of (loubt; it dnrdgerous I)
musnoo t8 th6 TIoun, then tho.parles es
wening the sadie we diidei a press 88 O
ng obligation to abate it, as su~ch;
vithout delay. On failure to have ri
lone ao the proper adthiorities *ould ina
ravo ordered it preromnptorily. to
A county commnissfoner in Maine, l
pen thoetmplotion of a new Court
ouse, invited the pronalnent lawyers
f the place to'inspect jR. is invita. to
ion containeod the following Words
rom the immortal Dr. Wautts: "Ye
inners round, como view the ground
here you must shortlyH lie."
'ruciltal Advico'for Fftteruicu.
First-Find out if there i4 any.fish
in the river to whioh you are going; '0I
if so, got soi one who knows fte wa- tt
ter to show )ou where the fish lie ; ft
and when he shows them to you, don't ti
you show yourself to them.
Si'ond-Do't'imagine, if the fish
does not dart away, that bo has not
seen you ; on the cou'rtry, bo 'is very i
likdly de'voting his whole httention to at
you, ntdproparing to stdi-t -the Wo
ineist danage is i nltiumint. a
Third-I' you are fishing"vith a't, sn
and you pa8'it nearly thtCe fintIt '1
over hint) an'd he aifuses it, you iid'
tnot witit any lita-er;e has.-ean your h
line of iivitatio:n, anI does not incond b
To . th -if-you t -a b~ve a fish 'ibeh
you hook hin, get below hilla as -800b
as.joh can ; for if you pull h~is one l
ni*ant liait tho streani, ani he is
a leavy it, le will breLk his hold. 'to
Silth-Never thiow a long line w
wiet a thort one will answer.
, S(t'h - Never Tind what is -.anid t
apout "layig your fish tIlt he IN
tired;" put him in your btAhet -is
sool as yots u call.
Se vcut h-Tiemeiiber that every.
thing depends upon the way you be tl
hinl your erI'mnIN tanlice. If you 0an
Fi evatil on a tih to go down the streata
i little 1%1y 'with -you you will afte'r-.
1r have no dffitculty 'in persuading i
hi-n to 1i-you have the pieasuro of
seeing him to d'innr'. is
To tLho e_ lldit mzkims I beg '
leave to add 'oneTf Y r.'8toddart's, or
e.speci:illy intended for bachelors, to
young atd old; "Neve'r 0.' TM Iv ' 'el
with a woman by the water atde'; i1
thero are situations ia wh ich every
woialu looks attn atngel."
P. nybody wishing to -pecelate in ii
real ctate c"In buy a house up town oti
ule:1p. It is situated between two TI
l"hs thit hiavo clockit ; and ;thats bt
the renson Mr. Johntson watil to sell 00
it. Onae of t'ieso is invariably a sec
ond or two behind the other ; ciase- U
q tenI'ly when Johtjwon ,tops 6Mt until 'Le
one o'clock, as ho often does, Mrs. J. tu
l 1ys t- it, as enel of the tlocks 3d
strikes one : "There ! A nice time for -
a muitried n.ai to oomo hone-two au
o'elock !" a
Joln.sot, like, the gay old sport diai
ho is, thought ie might as well stay 1
out until two, inastmuch as he got tle
blamo for it. So he stayed, at.d Mr-..
Johnson she stayed too--he atay.
ad up until h'e -go't 1in, and fitad'e himq
listen as the clooksp.truck feu'r, 'T"en be
Ahe th'reatened to go to her mothe - or al
ett her ma to come and live with h'er,
Is it was imupossible to live all alone
n the house. bo
This kind of frightened the old fel. '
low : so he came in next night before m
wclve o'clock, and as those cloaks Or'
aomme'i iceda a'd'o't a't twelve and 'in- do
Aed nut. twentty-fnr strokes, he look- an
Ad at his wife with a snidle, is if to
ay, "Now I've got you 1"' e bega'n ap
.o (ry; and sitid h stayed out until be
'l hours." Thus it is that Johnson or
a grieved, and wishes to dispose of di
ui.j property' as
The lven ilg P st .poaks of'slaves th
"whose unpaid Labor ha'd binirt'erpd feg
to the "wants and luxuries of the
unster" 'i'This is a commotun and nat
iral mistake; which is worthgv of cor
-eotiont. In exchange for t lie labor P'
>f the work ing hands, in a family of oa
laves, the planttergavo clothing,'sh'l; an
or and nmedical. attendance to the an
hole family, young and old ; thec A1
hildron, too young to work, wvere fed sec
nd clad, and th~e li,k-e was done for
hose who were too old to Odd Tis rem
rats what thec planatear paid his $1ae ll
tad it is mnore thi.n most ordlintary of
teid hands can make now. It is true
htat they earn money which is their let
*wn, but that money is not suflicient St;
o give them ad theirfama4 as mu~h thi
odily comfort as they liad as slaves. Ge
~rec labor is cheaper fitali blavo Ia- su<
or, and the South would not reses.. jii
alithd slaver-y if it could ; but it is (or
roper that thte Evening Post shtould Ty
ttow. thtat, in slavery times; asil the ed
'nefit. was not on ouso Eido.-News & ant
The lirillih Post office.
Thec annual tofport of tiho Blritish doi
'ottmaasterGenerlaltows that thete as
re in1 the .Untited K(ingdomn ove r 12,. pre
L9 postolliees and a b~out840etran
?'-nnresdur-ing (lhe last .of
myasoaboutaon-fourtha in the gre
umnber of receptocles fbr lott'era and spii
her- ratter to be carried through hav
to nmails. Thte net revenue from the Loj
)dal sortice; dufidg l8' 2, was 'mei
>out seven agad a half tnillions of 116
>llais, whtich isas much money gain- the
I to theo British trcksitry. dhd1
Incomno of the royal family of' tng
mid :"The (4qeen, ?385O00 .; Prinee ot
Wakts, :iud;060; Priicca ot
'ales, JI0,000 i P'rincess of Prussia, 'i
8,000 ; Pina tcess f lico, Eti,000net
rincsHelena, ?0, 000 4 Duke of
15,000; P'rinacess Loise, ?6,00'0o
a of .\ooklentburg Stelitz, X3,000 in
uko of CaEinbrfidge, ?12,000 ; Duceh
T f'eck, .?2,006i total ?527,. h
'P'ho Mi'lwaukie Republican, refer- md
it teharges agani st the p'rit
to hzracter of t'enator tiarpenater, 'h
the eil'oct thamt he hats bceen flyingtt
hund ,without regar-d to his virtuetr
puablio Opinion, says that thie peoum
of ,Wisconasin demandl that lhe ,
ill riso and expulain, an~d suggests Wais
it the Now York ''rjbmfne and tld0
icagat Times, which gave o'airdnej alrei
the charges, itro rl~h enough to be his 1
>d for liber.
r'ho tr-otting stallon Sentindl wortlk 'e
0,000 ia dead. 12th
Po Itkil Niotes.
Mr. William Allei, the 54mocratio
Indiidate for Governor of Ohio, who
.e republican papers say, is too oli
r the office, is ten years younger
6ofMerf'tie indiana doloarts'~in.
udiri Governor lendricks, tre not
tistieE jt the 'e6urse of the In.
anapov1s Sentiiol, and -proposo to
art , now 4aily denooratio paper.
The LouisRie 'orie'r 4mrnal
ys it doos not quetio) the . state'"
out of the Albany Jonia'pt'st f
tnator Cor'cling were Chief Justico
I would have the prido and the am.
tion to rtrit bi go-if 4ith.Jay anii
Aliahall, buItU% ilo'Uho of it he wouhld
t have the brains.
It [s wrong to pilae th'e natmeq of
4n. Alexander Rarnsov and Williaii
'idom, the two Uiited St'ates Sena'.
r 'from Mlinnesota, aindng those
io grubbod and retained tie back
lary. Rainey never touched his,
d WiUdomt retirned his o who
Latest pdvices froni Cnlifdrni%
DID to indiente ibit the contest f,'r
a U. S. Sonuatorhip will. be b9.
een Governor loth and 0. C. Gor.
nj See. U.. S. Senate. Gorhamui fai
a Cbino.e immigration and ra'ilroa d
ibe!polies. Booth opposes thorm.
The Xustin' ate Gnettopays 1liero
a strpug reaction arpopg the color.
voteij f T'xas in favor of demo.
acy. 'he snpe story has been afcon
Id in other States, but when Ehe
Dotioins 'como proiiiid 'th) nogroed,
o, sheep, follov the bellwether.
The Virgihia Womocratic papers aro
1Vbftoj i16 regart the'approach
tr.ate -blection, which tda'kes place
Wusday, the 23d of Otober.
iey say the fooling in the party 'i
oyant and the 'lvadbs are fill o'f
Willis If. }aohen, who Was in1 tih
lited States Senato, closing up 'the
rmi of hon. Garret Davis, Of Ken
Dky, fronm Deember 2, 1872, to the
of March, 1873-just three nionth'
took the whole of the bepk salry'
d 'then trfad to jubtify toLe stoal inl
ive olun letter.
William Cullen Bryant, o'ne of th'
st notorious of the old* abolitior.
, amns recently had hi's Dot'ions of
negro changed. Since his recent
lit to Florida he says of the negroes
'hey look bad and *hungry, whilst
fore the vqar they looked glossy',fat',
Lincolnton NJi'veraty, 'a., has a
ut two buidred colored students
a are reparing to becomo clerg
., lawyers, physicians aid .tecy
I. There are four prpfessorships o -
wed with $20,000 each. Its groun d
d buildingv tost about $150,000.
The Cincinnatkafette saas i
preaching eampaign in Ohio wi
the Writ btraight fight th.&.dn6.
its have had since the Vallan
ham campaign. If it shofuld ''rov4
disastrons to democracy as that
ction the pprt ba4 bettek be deid
In Aliva Valandigham was de
tel by. lohn Brough by 'onvr on r
nidred thousand votes.
it is now well induistood tliat ex
esident Andrew Johnson, is to be a
ididate for Gov'ei-nok. of Taen'oss5
1,tl~ft .~e i(Steds to'tuip the Stat
his o vn bobhalr. The Memphis
peal says that hiis only 'aini is .to
ure a seat in the Senate of the
ited States in order thit lie mi ~
Irms. It is counter to the naturd
Andy to remain quiet.
L'he Albqny $bveiriodinai, thd
der of the radical party in tlio~
ten of New York,. speaking on i
r4l itresideial tern, says:_.aif
neral drantghoeuld indy' ate nii
b purposce-if ie ahouid indicato
the omftest way his intention t8
oe. naself, upon the peoye, as
eallmore andl Johnson atto pti
to do, lie would fall, lNs tliby roll;
I boonrie, us they hare, a menu.i
nit of the werakness andi folly or gg~
hir. J~ojh Titcomib, wh'd has bedri
alnated by the demnoerats of Maina
~heir candidate fi. Gbys"-noi', is a
mIlinent shipbIdilc1di' of Kbnriebiink
I equally wvellknown as T'reas %i
llowdoin .ColIegd', dt w10bhi e is
dnate. .1-He has figured 9::ite .con..
iuously in the politie6 of 'Iis $tatao
ing been a Representative in the
asria~ttrel a..State Senator anid a
aber of the Exeutivo Council'
has elosely identitled himnsolf with
business inter'ests of Kennebunlk'
is Presiderit of ti~e Ocean Blli
10th 'nst, in the. o~apitdJ, is of a
ol and rather pleasing ghiaiotor;
.prospect of changes in the Cabi
as eaavssed and talkpd over in a'
it and quite constit~utiopal tone:
government of the flpublia
nxious to renew d~plom apio rela.
S Wit:h tngland, F~rancq' And fBe,
n- LPresidenjt Lor4o wif( have tho
ort of a tnajoritj of lb Congress.,
manijority is' ,however, op
ito any goigoessions to citil
of t io United dtatos. Germ-ari
stry is . closely speculating for
nug pre ts in, Lower California.
"tPu'blio is la perfoot peace in.;
alry-an unusual oondition ; so
h1 so as to halinos~i~,t woniderful.
n JEastern paper asks Profesor
a to call at its ofice arnd correct
p'roof' of his obittiary, which is
I1,yin type, b'eforo he starts oun
colored boy, natrio:1 Robert
us'.was so badly injured by a
notive in Augusta, Ga., on the
, that he died that nit.'