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BY WILL 8. hAYS
iloway, Davy ! light. an' thar'A no one
home but me ;
Tiar attil a mann a livin', sir, I'd soon
like to Pee ;
'or Nencoe an' Lidtly's gone to see a sic
m11an till the hill, l
A it' Iliiranm.- gonce to git his grist
11-lason Tuirner's4 mill.,,.
I wits ill town at', Duntliy. an' miy ben
- and me agreed.
I'o go to menetin'--ef you'll wait I'll tt
you what I seed.
The bells war t6ling' lively on lie baln
Ani' folks wor in a hurry, like the ru':hi
to a fair.
The mjectin' -hcuse war built or clt:
fie steeple pointed high.
The winders they wer pminted all 1i
. colors of (lice sky;
Ani' rutinccc i l tlt! -teeple was P. gre
lonig light 11in' rod
I kinde-r thutcght. the meenhers lacked
centience in' God.
Thet big brIl sortcr hushel oislt' a.' thei
it rung tome m110.ore, -
An' people im ink cAIriages an' get out I
The wimmen fixed thar diesses like Ihe
. mcint to make a call,
Thar faces showed they wnen't & thilikil
ov the'r souls cit all,
Wall. Davy, thar I st.ood an' IheIgOtht
twais wicked, I suppose
go to church to close ihar eyes, al
. i iom to eye tlar clot les,
I overheard old Misses Swell to Misst
"My darter -Beeky's-dre-s. Varn't dohe
bie woh't be hei'e to day."
I stood Mhar hesit atin' like what sort c
move to make
I thought, that, I sh, uld go inside for ni
salvation's sake ;
I started Mieekly Iin tle house, I knew
- -- warc't no harc, t.
With thy oi broad-brim hat in han' ii
jeans coat on mlly arm.
I went along' bout, half way up th.) velvi
car pet aisle.
The men an' wimmin shut. thar gates, an
- t hey bega. o huile; -
I se'ed one open jest. a bit ; wont in at
pulled it to,
When Brown, tlhe banker, ,riz an' sai
. This ere'sa rented pew."
I got out of his' lbrented pen" nt' 8t
down near the -door,
txpedifn' for some man to say, "this en
- Arented floor."
A fine dreised stranger--he cfiE in--th
members didn't wait,
bid'-every feller-jumped at him, and oper
. . .wido his gate.
The person riz an' raised 113' hinds, wit
. -. cold an haughty nir,
*An'"everybody in the house stood u
an' heard this-prayer.
I don't knopiycew it is with them-somt
ho* I always feel,
.'m doin': God- injustice when I get te
proud to kneel.
Then all sot down ant' Rtared about, thei
. at the parson's face,
While le put on his specs an' sed, "Let'
sing Amazin' Grace."
An organ busteeal loose up stairs-th
i mu.ic hit was gay, ...- k -
11ilt tickled them as eduld'nt sin', al
them that had to pay.
The Mfusic dit., the paraon ri:-the
passed l-he li.tv round -next.
An' whcent the deckines not them dowt1
lhe par,-on took is text. .
IIe pcrenehod ahout:': two hoturs 'bout tic
faith in God to keep -
Thcu wimmiun' folks -ware -rnoddin', whil
thar huishands were asleep
One gal sed to anothcer, "11ev you see
my bow to-day ?"..
She'd nod her ihed anc' the~n fay backe
Th'1le party lit, was gay "
One' whispe~ed loud enough behcind h c
* fan fur-m ii6t hear..; - '
"aThat bonnet Sofy 'Tag's got oni is on
-. lcse hclst last year..:
'I'he parson qenit and then sot dlown-th
*orgin plcayed again:
.I thoccght ef that .wa~s stervin' Dod, tic
*ttunos theytyplpyed wcas thin -'
I've lheat-dc t-hcoc hand, at circusees' jet
" play t he selsf..same air; - -
The parson, whett th'orgin quit, dismis:
ed 'em all with prayer.
New,. Davy, of the angels seed what
did; I belicve *.
That' warn't" --one- aon'g 'em all, lct
what hatfed in 'ther sleeve;
For Goad don't sie on Christians wh
Ihis blessins will sbus. ; -
Hie hal,ta't. no use for organs, and IHe don
l i'ornted pe ws.
Io rlngs no bells to tell 'em thcat, thc
.abath'a. come once 41ot-e0
The attlcs heave no earriaiges to did've i
* to ili doo , ; i .
Such. Chcristians might as well look up
G od, ut' sveecly smiloen
An' say, ''I hotnd my Aoul dear Lord-I',
Oui Mtister ur! ini leaven, bavy, seen
hears evetsythcing ; '' s.
lIe lekes to eee -his chii'en kiioel, ai
-loves to hear 'em sing - .
For Whar- ie live. thce nigels sipit, a
Ohristians gift their duesi ;
Ills muslo costs. Ilim nothcing, auta Ie h
nio rented pews. .
* Thar- ain't no use o'fellin' 'long the ron
-down to the grav~e
Thar- is no way o'dodgln whcn you've g
your soul to nave;
Finb oh urchea, brgins, ear-l-ages, cloth
rented pews ahi' eopelf "'
bon't couint tht day-lie lays betwe
yet' maker an' yerself.
A Georgia girl allowed 800 m
to kias her at ten cents a head, at
* then went and gave the money to il
poor withou6 spending a cent f
A Pleasing Incident.
A pleusing incident has- occurred
which will do much towi.r. removing
. sectional animosity, at least betweetu
ek tho soldiers of the North and South,
ill It appears that two Federal soldiere
of Filpatrick's division were killed
be in a skirnish it Lancaster county, in
e 'bruary, 1865. They were buried
by the rodside. Lately, however,
their .bodies ,were exhumed by ex
Cotafede3rates, and borne to tbe' rail
road to be sent to Col. Iliach, of the
18th1 U. S.. Inatr'. tationetd ill
Columbia. )udgeiickey Wrote a
handsome letter to C.ol. Black, giving
th.e detail, of the occurrence, and tl
k inctives prunmpting ex-Confelerate
t( tii to d) honor t. their fallou foe;.
Their .reasolis are givei
rt 1 '-he decoration.of Confedeiatt
.graves in Madisou. Wis., by Unio.,'
1 soldiers in May last, at the suggestion
of Gov. Washburne, of that State.
y 2. The successful- rceom:Inendation'
by Gov.. N6yes, of Ohio, that ihe
Legislaturc of .that State should manke
an appropriation .to surround the
' Confederata Cemetcry at Columbus,
with a Suitable iron railing.
3. The ut terances and act ion of the
t 5elXican wa' veterans li Washington
in Janua'ry last.
Judge Mackey mlentioti that the,
entire part'iy who u*ndertook tinJ act'
were e - on fede.r tte., a .d -S'1Pw of,
them Al.exi'CanT war vetaias, ald that,
they marcheil through it country
Y marked by emitental chinmncys
that are still block with the fires of
The ietter conculudos with he. be -
- lid' that.this ictioni will be ceniured
o1y by thote who, dul ing the war.,
( dovoted their. great mental energie.,
to the ascertaillnieit ..of the laiA of
safe distances, as applied to projee.
tiles.and. stood firmly by their homesi
unatil thes3 hutoes wcrc.invtided."
v Col. Black replied prsiniptly, that
"this graceful and touching- act on the
-part of the ex- Confederato soldiers of
Lacaoter deserves 'to be-as it will
be-noted and recorded side by
' -sido with tko acts of the "survivors of
the Union army,1$ *hil-h4ou so polite.
t ly and pleasaotly mer.tior-. Tkiesu
events are born of the indmiraswn
which gallant soldiers feel for each
other, though on opposite sides they
may have foUght ,0
d From oucl -man ifestations may we
not (iscern the dawning of a now, a
better era ; when the soldiers of the
Union and of the Confederacy, with
t olasped hands and united hearts, ehall
enter upon the duties and exeriise
e -the privileges which living in the
sate land and -under ..the satne gov
ernment imposen and permits ?" ,
- le returved thaiks in behalf of
himself and those he represented.
p .. The oflicers of tbe garrison ih Co..
lnibia are said to-bo perfect gentle
men, and- a cordial.friendship exists
between thern and the- good citizens
of Colu-nbla. .- We trust that ere long
the whole Union will be reedustruct
The pdblishers of the "South," o f
e which we have frequently made , men
tiotj recently addressed a coninnnica.
tion to the New York Herald contuin
ing the following suggestion: Youi'
y. knew, perhaps, that through the Sour h
ars has beena especially ianifecsted of
,late ini South Carolina, , the people
Searnestly desire an accession of white
1abdt- to render productive their vast
, extent of.Idle lands. Here are fAvo
wants, eachi immediaeto anid pressing.
1Cannot somiething be, done which
shall supply both at the same time
,by bringing these wou!id-be employ.
era and- emIployedl together ? To-day
r wetstoipped into one. of the soup
ehouses, where 'one day recently n.o
feiwer than l,0l0 persons, of whomr
85were males, had .:reeived relief.
We put the qIueation, "Would. you
e Jike to go South 1t to the crowd. of
mniserables whomi we there saw,~.and,'
t a very large number anwered "Yes."
It would wvant some oll'eetive agency
in tho. different. States and in this
city to carry out the .idea,. and the
means of transportation are wanted.
SWill any one volunteer to .help in
any wvay to do:. thia.th-ing provided
really good homaes and perinunent-em-.
plo.ymnentsare guaranteel 1. ?- f so "se
Swould like to hear from thcni.
Ku Kinix Partionct .
~' Elijah Itardenr, who was conlvietml
o of conspiracy on the 31 of Mlay, l8.72
-in .the United States (ijrcuit (b,urt.,
n held in Ch afleston and son t onezd to
four year's imfprisonmnent ma t he
Albany 1,%tlitenti ary and to pay a
Sfine of $hi'0, has been pardoned by
the P'resident, on the rommlinendla
'tion of many citizensm of h3ou-hI Caro
lina, lle has observedi out two years
e of his term of imaprisometnt.
Our Coun ty CommissIoner of Imira7
In aecoodiance with the plan~ of
the Taxpayers Convention, our De
gation have 'unanimously ehoser
Capt. Lewis Jones to be Commission
mn er of limmigration for Edgeiol.
ad County-a ch oice which, we are con
1e fident, will be profoundly acceptabl<
or to the whole body~of our oltizona.
Death of ex Prcsldwnt Fillmore.
IUFFAO, N. Y., March 9.-Ex.
Presidont Millard Fillmore died at
his residence in this city, at ten
t):inutes past 11, to-night. i1e was
conscious up to the time of his death.
At 8 o'clock, in reply to a question
by his physician, he said nourishment
was palatable. These were. hit last.
words. II-is death was painless.
ExECunvF MANSION, WASHINGTON,
March 9.-It is with deep regret thiat
the Presideit announces to the peo.
p1l of the United States the death
of Millard lillnore, one of his hnn.
ored predIecssorA who died at Buffa.
Io, New York. last evenin'g". The
long continuedni and useful public
eervioe and ciminent purity of, char,
aeter of the deceased ex-Presidcnt,
will be remembered b3yond the days
of mourning in whjoh a natidn will
be thrown by the event which is thus
announced. As a mark of respect
to his memory, it is ordered that thle
Executive Mansion and the several
Deprtments at .WVhingtoibe drap:
ed in mourning until thbe closo of the
day on which the funeral shall take
place, and thit all business be sus.
!ponded on the day of the fune L.
I is further ordered, that the War
and Navy Departments cause suitable
milirary and naval honors to be paid
ou the oceasion to the inemory of the
eunent citizen, whose life is now
lo-ue. (signed) U. S. GRANT-.
A'unLsrA, G.., March.O.-TwO ne
grocs, Peter Blair And\ Moses Sulli
van, hid some angry words, during
whioh Blair told Sullivan he was no
ge.tlenan, The latterdemanded an
apology, or setisfaction with shot-gude
or pistols. Blair replied that be laad
no apology, to make, but aecepted
the c.hlenge, naming the tinie, place
-end weapons. Thp. parties met a't
Sand Bar Ferry, this morning, at 7
o'clock, accompanied by their see
onds, two negroes, named Ralph
Knight and William A.r.strong. I
The grouind was stepped off, and i
Colt's five-shooters placed in tlA ,
hundsi or i-: proine .d K;ight
gaye the words of o ; Caigd:
"Peter, are you ready T' Peter said,
"Yes." "Moses, are you ready ?"
Moset replied. "Yes." Then coln
menced tno shooting, and both par
ties tired away until the last barrel
was discharged. The pistols were
reloaded, and the principals resumed
their positions.. The woids of com
mand were repeated,. and the firing
recommncnoe:, and continued until
Blair fell to:the ground, shot throtugh
both legs. 'T'he parties then returned
to the city immediately.. Sullivan
fougljt at thesane place last. year,
and Biair fou'ght aiother negro near
Savannah some time ago.
ThPle Simmons 81mi,
' The entit-e Republican press of
New England is.ini open revolt against
Grant's recent surroder to Butler.
'The Boston -Transoript interprets
thc moaning of the administition
in- the Simmnnns appointment to be
"No merchant need -apply.' -
. Ilarper's Weekly eloses an editI
rial. on the Simmron's ease as follows:
"A*n r.ttemnpt in the White House to4
Johnsonize the Republican party .
failed, and an effort to' Butlcrize it
will be equally'uscless."
The Springfield Republican ohb.
rerves that it is worth mention thrit
the leading Republican paper in each
of the three States, Conneticutn
Pennsylvania and Maryland, recog
iizes the gravity ofG the sitnation 1
created b~y the Grant-Butler alliance,1
and iat in sympathy wvith the protes
ting Massachusetts Republicans.
A Dish of Ilorrors.
A-rrANra, aiirc . G.-The inarsihal
of Lawrencoville, Ga., yesterday shot
and killed a young man who was
trying to eseapoe TIo day an :oh'l and
prominent citizen, nanted Braswell,
of Lothonia, Ga., committed :sdii-de
by shaooting hit'self with a bird gdin.
Ma's. P.etiuoa, rf Atlanta bnmrmt
ted suicidc. to (lay, by takin~g mor
She premised ' er little daughter
fifty co'ts to take a ddse4 .who did si.
The ph;.sician will save the girl.
A New York correspet~lent of the
News and fiodrier, speaking of opera
troubles, pithily says :
"The bi g pirinIa ddonnds t'din the
manager Iti th their aivarioer They
gi ab all and leave- im .n- debt.
Sotnebody said a good thing the oth
er day in desweribing a great singer
1as a cross b'etwecn a nightingale arid
The delegates from Chester (Coun
Ly met on the first Monday in March,
instant, and Major Julius Mills was
unanimously chosen as the County
Commissioner of Immigration for
Chester County. Major Mills -is
therefore commended to the citizens
of this county baving businese ' with
It Is the "God-.41W" Who Owe the
It is lets atrange than true. that
nearly. all of the so-called "good
men," that is, the healthy and weal
thy men of the country, are they who
are the tardiest in paying the prii
tt r. The man of small micans ill
mfost ini&ii ablySpays up and,:jgeops
clear of.books-hv bes a feltov-feel.
ing for th:ee who toil, and pays at
once for what he gets. But the good
man, he of whom everybody says,
"oh ho's good for it vu know"-we
lament to say is the lgeot inl pay.
ing. . Why is itsso? th re asun
Ihat thev think-that:tio c- three or
five dollars is such D small 'anount
to-them, thatit is a trille to the prin.
t6r. Dear "good men "-you are
laboring under a delusion. Add all
of the small amounts togetther and it
will make you think gtherwise. We
rejoice to know thM -the country io
full of "good men"---thoy . are the
salt of the earth, but they won't save
i paper from "busting," thesn panicy
0imaies. Open your pr)Uderous ist
lhat clenches that old time worn
pocket book, that you have carried in
hose blue jeans breeches pockets for
In, these many years and gi'vo as -h
iealthy shove up the hill.--Pidnont
.'c heaWily ponour in the above
ci-emark,, and say that it is the "good
nen" on our books that keep us from
inving plenty of money in our pock
its. We have asked, plea ted, and
)egged fOr what .is d'e us,-. but it is
'.t of no avail. . Thank Heaven, there
sill be a pettlemlient soieday-and
hell --Cncord Sun.
Our opinion is that both the "good1"
Ld "'aad" 'in might pay up a.
ele miore proMptly.:
A Strange Case.
The vaite-Waller polygamy case
s certainly the most singuluir that
ver came before the courts of Maine.
4r. Waller, Mrs. Holden. his sister,
dr. West, a brother-in-law -of Val
er, and Waller's sister;' Elizabeth
dentified Mrs. Waite positively as
IA wa&i,' WifO. IHiq dan 'htnr
Iarrie, eleven years oa, anTn son
seven years old, testified thatJ
he was their moGner Un 1.
;tiles, of Pictou, also identitied her.
nad several witnesses swore to her
dontity, and photograp'ls of her
hildren were produced and proved
1o have been in her possession. The I
udietment in the case charges that I
2atharine Wailer, al ins Carrie Al. <
.ent, alias Carrie M. Waite, on the
19th of May, 1862, marriid John
W'allery? at Piotou, Nova-Seotia, and
>n the 24th of April, 1873, while her
unsband aller was still living,- no j
livorce having been granted to either I
party, and no separation of seven.
years having pecurred, che was aiar- r
-ied inl Portlanid to Y. Waite, felon. <
ously, knowing and unlawfully com
nitting the crime of polygamy.. The C
lefendant i% abut thirty years old 8
)f slight figure and attraative appear. t
inde. She denies ever having seen
Waller, who claims to be her husband,
Uso ever'having known thd-five chil
Iren who appeared as witnesses.
)uring the -entire trial Mrs. Walter
Vaite has maintainddthe nost per
eat ooneposure. Th'le evidenco is
uvarwhelmningly against her, and if
he is guilty, liar acting is wonderful.
er last husband (W aite) still be:
ieves liar innocent.
The Liquior Fight.
;TIre lager-dealers of Brooklyn have
ippea ledto the Supremec Court from
he dlecisions giving thbe excise coin
nissioners the right to revokce their
icenses for selling hoer on Sundays.
'T-he ruimshops of Columbus, Ohio,
ire iiw meeting the- attablis of .the
ett icoat crusa'des -by hi !ively per.
ormancae of Shuoo Fly" oil key
. Tho fuemp lis Avalaticlic says die
loutthern Seuntory who . re-m in
host. reputation 'aie lilears. Gordon,
af Georgia, and Merrimnan, of North
Darolina. 110th, espe'.ially in the
bishiaa debd~es. have becomne promi
icnt, and their utterances are treated
with the utmnost gespect.
'Tho iljhrnIond Dilspatch thinks
that the D)emnocrats who vatiia Ior
Simmnons nade oine of'- heir usual
tistakosa. 'If tfi-b confirmation of
BhInuis will 'hiavo the anticipated
eff'ect of ruptuing the Radical sohi
darity in'diasahusetts,-perhaps the
Democrats did a wiso thing after all.
The-Geneva -award of $15,000,000
was orade seventeon months ago,
yet nothing has been done towards
its distributiorn. A good many of
the claimants fear they are doomed
to the same fate as the claimants upon
the Freneh spoliation fund, whieh
has been in -the treasury for more
than half a century.
SGo it strong when you advertise.
Business 'is like arehiteture--its best
supporterB are. int eolumns, and -eapi.
talsare among its greatestorn amenta.
CIL.U'nuA, 8. C., Mareb 7.
1n the House this morning the
committee to viheim was referted th.
Memorial of the Iax".ayers in refer.
enceo to the assssment of pr'op'erty,
reported by a bill, Whieb rides
as fullows That the law (chiaiter
12) title 3, part I of the General
Statue:-) be amended so as to read as
follows : The jiidges i the Cil'niit
Courts shatH, on or before the firit
day of' July of every li'th year, ap
point three intlligeit taxpjayin~g citi.
reris in eaclh of the Counties - I their
roe1ective circuits, who hiall form ai
county board of ecqualiz t ioll of the
valuo of real pronertv. t('hu.i lestoin
City is xecpted.. froni this, ind i,
provided with a Fuccial boari as at
p-esent constituted. The county An
liturs are directed to lay before the
boards of equaliztv ion their returns
).freal property meifo by them,
with the additions they siall have
mad', thereto. The bo.irds diall then
qtrali-e he value of the real estate
o that each tract s'iall be entered on
the tax list at its trod value. Any
eorson who can notsecureo relief* from
,he board is given the right, to appeal
o the comptroller gemiral, to whom
thall be forwarded all the te'timii ony
.lative to such illeged gritevanCe..
Phe Compet'sation of tle ilombewrs o;
he board is fixed at three dollars per
hieii foer the time actually omployed I
-. The question of adrurnment I-n'
ignin disounced on a resolut ion intro
lused by Curtis, to adjourn on Tih ur s i c
lay thie 12tn. nubject to the call
f the plessing officersof both louses.
1reen, of lleagifort, moved as a sub
tiuto to adjourn sine die on Fri.
lay, the 13th. Mr. bleetze urged
he adoption of the motion to take
trecoss-ferthe reason that the bonl
iolders of the State, who were Cv.
lentL!y not dispo.sl to accept the
ertna of the sca ling bill, probal v in
Iended to apply to the Supreme Court
.or a miandamIs to co1ipel the coMp.
:roller general to levy a tax to pay
lie interest on the bonds of the State.
Julets the Legiflature 4nmnld bo
iateu togetner io raxpaytrs woulli
)O "erfecdy at the ')wer * tho
u &umiors., A 1im1 ...u'Cy Ias in
avor of a recess because there was 1
langer of the general government
miildra wing th1 United caies troops
rom the State, and giving the tax.
myers a chance to clean out the
ings. This argiianctt sceemed to lim
onclusive. O reii withde..rw his sob.
titute, and the original resolution
ffered by Curtis was adtntedl andl
ent to the .Senate, where it was
mended so as- to fix the diy of ad
riurnment on Satiurday, the 14th, and
hon concourred in.
The.' appropriation -measure * was
earohdd to-day when the bill rooniv
d its flial reading in the House, and
?as ordered to be enrolled for ratili.
ation. -- The following is a cond.ii--]
tatement of the various app. opi:t"
ions, inoluding in the aggregate
Ialaries, contingeiis, &o. 2'2,10ti
'nblic irast ittions, I S , 75n
uhlic Sehool, , 3111,04
.egislative rxpenses including primt
ing, I 9.t00
lotal, . . 1 S ,IJ;I, 15
This includes overything in the
egular appropriation bill, but it will
>o rememibored -that there lhavo been
overal1 inldependpn1 aippro.piation' blbh
isassed, whioh wi.1 I;;well the aggregate
ppropriattionse made by this U enaral
Xssemblly toia munch l aruer amiount.
I'hie-followiig is a oarefuf est imaute of
here independen t aptpropriat inohs;
omec have al r.ad-/ become laws, and
he others are in a fair ei ay to dlo so:
tar.<dy Solotcn's bank $ 12.3.000
de'u~rellIi itond otherois, 6t'i Ei''
* t a liner', ,:. ! ',000
aoodrumit's tr i chi. imzn. 15i,0( 0
)ihcr claims (ostimraned) 200.000
idd regular ajpt pi-'e~tiohs $1 .,031,150,
Which will take a taK..of ten mills,
iitsed upon the ASnessment of 1873, to
nee'Ct. liis t1ra ho ifembn oris seai-co
y dare 1ee/', 'n view of' the fact that~
hey sill have to mieet their 'contiditu
noy on the atnopi dur,.Ing the cobmieg
iallI, and the conequence- ia that Ii
nancial ruin.staires the Stato govern
menit inIth'e'flace in whatever di ree
Un't; it turn., f
At a-late hour ofthe session some
n~rothotion was caused by the receipt
of a message from t he governior, enolos.
inig the following tart letter from
Purvis, the adjutant and inspoetor
general of the State:
OFF'ICp. A DJiT. AND) INSP'. Or.N.,
CoLUMnIA, S. U., Mcli. 6th, 1874. j
His Excelleur'y, 1F. J. Moses, .Jr., Govy
etnor' and C'ommnander'-inChief, Co
lumbia, S. C:
Sin-I have the honor to render to
you herewith my resignation as adju
tant and inspeetor gonoral of this
State. Trho recent appropriation made
Sby the General Assembly of this
State is totally Inadequate to meet
the requirements of this department.
I, thereford, respectfully decline to
hold any ineoure position ; it is eon
sidered bp me as an insult. which I
,,hull nt take Cr aiow to be givon
without resentment on my part ; this
is tie only means left by which I can
I am, sir, very. res:)cotfnlly, your
Excelleney's obed oetn servant,
it. W. l'UV1IS,
Adjt.-ind Insp. General, S, C.
On Iotmia of Hiamilton, of Peau.
fort, the tiovernior was requestt'd to
awcept the reiglten, Ilurley
raIM el th-t the committee on military
a I irs an 1 judiciary bo instructed to
report , a hi1 to provide for an -elec.
t ion to lii tie vateaAy occasioned by
I'mivis' rwignatiov, bit a debate en.
--d, atld the liouso adjourned with.
mut coiming to a vote.-Columbia Cor.
It Sa (Ii 'ourier.
The lit-lo Senato Grab of $156,000
net with a wa r mn reception in the
louse Wediesday- It was volo.
tielly attacked by Iolmes and My.
r., and doended by Greene. Sperry
ad letter fron R. Finnegan (ia
.14er!: inl Fine's alooi,) indignantly
libelaimain g any knowledge off a war.
ant of $410 purporting to be given
in ias a clerk, and - demanding that
t should be destroyed in his pres.
miee. G)reen, who as acting chair.
iian of th comnitteo fathcred the
>ill, denied the genuinenessof linno.
;an's letter. Grcone claimed that
perry had been bribed to pass M.
1. Berry's bill. Bowley opposed
ho bill, as requiring heavy tax:ation.
N C!:tted not to benvo been at the
mi)'ln ttee meeting (of which hie "e
hairmnan,) but was r. mplussed at the
etitoi how the commixitte coula
avc gotten the bi!l withouit his oon
ivanee. Attempt" waro made to
ou!ghi himia downa while speaking.
I lurley said that the Men who
vero on tle floor to-day trying to
V-oreo the vey nien who did get thc
*2,500, and if the books of that bank
ould be examined, he believed they
vould prove it. He hoped that the
lain' would not pasi. And beforo I
onelaido, I will say that thoffan who
0ct the $2,500 from the'South Caro
n a Iin k a n ild Tramt. (n~i.ilj'n,y So *1.
ory man who, on tja .floor this
.iog, aS noon trying to 'make a
haea) reputation, so that he can be
eturned to the next General Assem
ly i he hoped the people of that
ounty would never send him back.
Smith, of Spnrtanburg, mado a
troig appeal to the representatives
f the people-not as Democrats or
'epublicians--not to vote for any
li aI claim, which is covered all
ver with fraud and corruptivi'. 1i e
tiled upon tl:o m--).'r ti *i.
gaiis t lie claim, and to vindicate
A f'er a long debate, the enacting
lauso was stricken out. But the miat
or is not dead yet. So little self
espect havo the legistaure that they
lultify their record day after day
jr the smallest bribe.
Wo are happy to see tha, the teg
,lature has resolved to adjourn, to
joet on the tle written call of a
mjority of the inaimrs. Tho soon
r it, goes home, tle better.
ligwehtt' Disrovery of $97,000,000 of
Virii iS hilc Bonds.
iTo~ Committee of the General
ssemzably, ap~poinated to investigate
lie tallegedl deftaletation by WV. D..
'cleanta, ltate Seretary of the lloard i
4 Comm iissioniejs of thae State Sinak
nig Fund, to-.-diay die.overed (lie
normvouar amnoufl t of $~97,000O,000 ol
~tato houads stowed carelessly aaway
ii an old wooden p ress ina the base
ntent of the (Capittal buildird.-TIhese
ondaaa wecre printedl anid signed bty
he S3u:te TIretasurer uander the fund.
tng aact,of l'?4, to be issued~ to hold
rs of old bonds, as the latter w-ere
Iron'ght in t~o be funded. Tlhe ruou
~eedinag 1.-gi.lature of 1872 d'sap
>irovedl of the funding act, and a,
,ended its operat ion when a'>out
inlf of tho Stato debt bad been fu .d
vd, and hene the largo amount now
'ond in (lie Tr~aeasuarer's oflice which
i.d never beena eencoeled or destroy
ad. Tlhe whole amount of. thae Stiate
lnht Is about $45i,t000,000,but more
,bant double that amount ha.1 to be
)rintecd and signed to meet- the doe.
nands of holders of all classes of
bonds. What is strange about it is
thiat., although theso bonds were mar
ketablo all over thin world. and were
lying in an insecure plae, none of
themi haid been stolen, although op
portunities to take them withouat any
ebtance of detection occurredl every
day almiost. A resolutioti was at
on ce passed to b'tuild proper vaults
in whieh to deposit the Stato funds
Th'le Daily Newa says Gladstone
has announced his intention to re
linquish theo leadershIp of the op.
position, but it is hoped he may be
induced to modlfy It to retirement
dluring thai present session of ParlIa.
ment. Ile will como to a definite
doe ision in a few days.
An inimigration convention Is t<
be held in Raleigh, N. C., ori :thi
1 7th~ of next nmnth, at which the fair
mors of tie Old North State will dis
eua thie question of~ supplying thesm
solves with white E~uronoan labor.
Dutler and Dawes.
When biliously incliied, 'iBen ]ut.
)er is in the habit of alluding to one
of-his colleagues as follows :
"The d-d fool, Dawes." "The
d -d old Texas steer that is eternally
breaking lit-o soniebody else'i corn
fiold." "The 6ld gray..whiskered rat
that is trying his best to scuttle th
ship in mid-ocean by gnawing
through tho bull." "Tho cowardly
old deserter who tricsto make peo..
pie believo in bt's patriotism, etc..
.. . . nrloria.
Miss Nellie's intended, Mr. Sar
toris, is at the Arlington in \'ash
ington. lle is blond parts his hair
in the iniddlb and looks 'inwtnsely
English. The other night, in com
pany with the President, he attend
ed the Illinois Sociable. The Pres
ident -was quite communicutivo
about tLe prospeetive relationship.
The Graphio thinks that stiffrago
has failed. In view of the condition
of South Carolina, Alabama, Arkan.
saa, Mississippi and Louisana, there
is soino reason for the existence of
siuh a fecling. With the success of
tl'o Domocratio party in 1876, how -
over we trust it will be shown that
even twelve years of Radical ruln
have not given the coup do grace to
self government. - Chronicle and1
- - -- . .-.~
The General Assembly of South
Carolina is on the eve of closing its
arduous duties. () Its protractol
sessions (extra and regulai) have been
eventful in measures as varied as the
contents ,of Pandora's box jmay
kouulg o quesotinauto f.'ar.otcr, .i
many more of useless expense, oUU
but few fruitful with good to the
State.. There have been soones, too,
..tral presented the humorous and
ridiculous character of the Solons -
but "the last scone of all, whmioh
olosesthis strangO OvOntful history,"
Wal enle -hnniiesfll nnd indecorous
proceedings at the session last even
A bill to amond the Act relativp
to the pay o'f members witsbeing ds.
cussed, when a colored member from
Orangeburg -- Abrumin Dannerly
who was, apparentli)Yvery mucieht un
der the influence of liguor, obtained
the floor, and used such irnpropper
language as to force the &Spcn*'a r
repeatedly to call him to' order.
This excited Dannerly's 'ro, ant. in
creased his foul and h:arthm language';
whei atie Sueaker was compelled te
orde.- the Sergeant-at-Arms to re
move the offend ing momber. That
oflicer being absent, Assi.stant Simons
attempted to perform that duty, but
wip resisted-Dannerly even drawing
a weapon. Here aro.e a Fcene of
confusioti. llenry Riley, anotiat
colored member, from Orangeburg,
wentto the assi'stance of Dannierly,
an1d L row at once ensued. Memtbers
crod, d around, desks and chairs
wero upset, oaths and loud foul
mouthed expressions were to b
heard, and finally a muscular iimm
her pushedt forward, seized one of the
offendt ing me mblers, an I bore h i mn by
umain fo, ce out or t he hill. Quiet was
then restored1. .Rce~edutions of eeni
sure and cxp'ubrion were thon, intro
duced, the offendors wero brought be
fore thfe br of thme louse, aind finally
expelled-Riiley by a vote of 60 -1
4 1, and Dannerly 71 to 1 8. Mr.
Crittenden,' one of the Conservativa
members, attempted to excuse Dn
nerly, on thme SoorO of intoxiation
stating that he wus usually a very
qhuiet and peaceable man, but, than
the whiskey demon had possess 'n of
him. Trho louse, however, felt that
the indignity was too great, and acted
as above recordedJ ./ /,rnix.
WViaI iDuca ILiiti menI
We undetstand froini a gentlomari
just from Chx ippoll's Depot, in this
County, that tliroe boxes of guns and
two boxes of cartridlges arrived at
that point on Tfhursday list, directed
to "Capt. A. Butler," who commtandd
a eomnpany of militia just across the
Saluda river in Edgeliold County.
We are at a loss to know why thti'
distribution of arms and Atmmunition.
Is it for the purpose of bringing on a
The simple distribution of arms
might mean nothing, but when thef
are accomnpaniodi with baill tiartridge
we must confess it looks .as if some
thing more than mere drill was in.
A beautiful rn d neatlyf 'iressect
young lady from thd 'riital district,
after looking at several pairs of 14t
vender-coolfed gloves in at Frbnti
street store I4tely, adionf'abod' thd
clerk by ankitig him *hich pair h'd
thought the "I avonderes"
A iseoond-banded furnitdr'e dierler
on Michigen avenue, Detriot, h~ung
out a oard inscribed, "iluggy I for
sale I" and inadveteutly hung it en
Ssood-hand bedstdad on the~ side
walk, where it attraeted much 'atten-.
- ton. This fable 'shows that'punmd
tuation should ho taught in the pub