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Grant and the Third Tert.
A Long Branch norrespondont of
, he Now York Herald Wrtijta inder
date of August 8:
A few days ago a leading Liberal
epublionu of tIe NWv8t, enooraged
by in.struotions that President Urant
was strongly iMjlined tp a now p,liti.
cal inoven6ut Yor A third terfil,' azto
po Long Brircltnd called upon the
President at his cottage to obtAip his
viqws upon the subject. Tho rC61lt
of this ouifercuce, as .giv;n to the
writer from a third party, an intelli.
eut and responsibl' nan1, were these
After the usual introductory furiali
ti,s the Liberal Republicti.emassa
dcr having stated the object, of his
yisit and his his desire for a free in.
torulhaig of thlou;,ht and mqi(suCions,
he lresiCnt said t ha, thu country
iad inuifestly idA enough of the
rule of the Republican party; that
.the party had fullilled its mission n:id
outlived Its gsefilness, and that the
people, t-Lred, of the corruptions and
demorahiatidus of th lIepublican
party in Congress, and tired of its
pxtreuio sectional measures; were
ready and anxious for a .hangv.
Next, in .the cot-rse of the convera.
tion the President suggested that if
the Li ,eral RepubliUan Jarty WoU dI
lke the le,i .1. nomitI'atini" h!i'i
upon the platform we have indicited,
he had no dotibt of the uccess of the
movement. Tho liibural lepublican
Qt4b ittor submitted,, however, that
it; party Was but a handful of men,
and th .t of theumselvx, as a party,
they could do iothIng., The Proai
4ent replied that they were a respec
table body of independoot menti that
tkeir principles were acceptable to
the people, and that in moving for
his re-election in opposition to the
egular Re.puibloan party they would
first b.ing ever the Democratic party,
aInd that inl the next placo all the
Soutlibrn States would .upport the
moveraent ; pid, again, the moneyed
interests of .the coubitmy, desirous of
,avoiding. any dangerods viaoges or
byperilLents in our linaneidl aystomj'
yvill support a new party which, while
.iming to displaco the Republicans,
,will suppoit the 1'resident for apoth
er termt as the national standard
bearer of this new orgatiii:ation. The
Prosiietit also subinitted that the
3"xecutive patronage would provo an
clement of poisiderable weight in
this new party undetaking, and that,
with all the forces to ba-k it which
he had indicated, defeat would be
impossible and suCcess Cortaini.
,"Urthermore, we are, infomod thtit
,yhen these high contracting pai ties
poperated it was the promise on the
pne.p4t.tl4at .the Liberal Republi
cans, so far a3 directly rcjresemted
ii ois conference, Wi movo in be.
. Grant for a. ihird term,
g Iwithz j)rQiasq oim hj~a part that to
Atyespgthen thio.oveioniA the Presi
dent will veto the Civil ttights bill if
passed at the coming sessionl of Con.
gross ; will insist upon civil serviec
reform, notwithstandsng thme objoc.
tions of this Congress ;will urge .a
universal amnesty ini lis next annual
rnesrago, amid to the extent of his
power and iesnurces -will .olpar out
thme carpet-baggers and prove himself
a true friend of the South and of
SIkthorn rights under the CJonstitu
tioh, ,.W felhavp t s inAformuationl, we
reppat, from a~ )ptell igont and re
skepsible man, who says btt .th.os
$hing.,e tr#ie, andi ..wlo ,believes
that under..the programme we hmave
outugd. Genegal 1Grant daln, and
ro.bably r"ill be ol?oted fordi, t1iN
,rs(ntial perm sms tlic oau.didato of
the eommibe~d . opposition forcm
agajpst the party in power.
Thi~s aitfole has >bon pronounced
Eta'hi.-. Weo give it for what it i
Soloe Riehard Ton Broocik,
wolf-tdipw,p, horse-owner, was shot
## is repottqd zuortally wounded, a
G ilmpn's Station,, Kepntucky, on Sat
turday last, by (General Walkci
WVhittakgr, a lawyer .of ..Louisville
'The.particula:s of th'o6 aftair are no
liill'ed t.v9 men, and is regarded as
What can be nmore startling, aski
t e Wymashington Star, than ,to see,
delic'ate tifd fascinating young ladj
with a long train suddenly -turrn
arolin'd; without. giving the unsus
pedting individual behind her' ang
ivirning whatever, gently stoop
reach back with her right foot ani
okcdes'peratsly ? She is going -t<
qrcss the street; and is merely switch
ing off her train in the new diroc
The ball at Glenn Springs give:
for the benent of the Stato inonu
diental association n'*tted $125.
A Trogic End.
The 'Charleston Sun conlt:ins the
following account of the "ad death
of iMr. W. J. Oxncr.
Abou,t hiLlf-past three o'cloc: yes
tcrday morning information reached
the G uardhouse that a young man
was lying dangerously ill on a door
step in Queen streot. Orderly Ser
geant llarrison,.who was Oil duty at
the time, dispato'hod 'an ulibilanco
for him iitniedi''.toly,and on his ar.
rival at the Guardhouse sent qfY for
a physician. Dr. 13i.loy was soon in
attendance, but the unfortunate
young man was beyond all hope of
Inedical aid. The particulars .of his
melanhli death are ao follows :
While at his home, in visboro
fiotio time ago, ho formed the no
q.uailtance of a young lady . of this
ci'ty. then Onl a visit to that town.
It appeai- 'that thi.'.old formality of
.n acquaintance soon ripened, on his
pirt, into deep and forvent lovo. A
fcw days ago he appeared in our city
aid requested permission to viait, the
y.>ung lady, viich was granted, and
on two or three occasions was cor
diaI.y.received at Ler ho'uso, but on
Sat tirday evening becanio impressed
with the idea that he could 1no l0ngerl
hope to retuin,i a suitor for ber hand.
During (he evening he stepped .into
the d rug store oi. the corner of Iring
and. Bro%d atreet3, and called for
twut vn cents worth of laudanum.
Dr. Sliwettmann, not carin to s0l
a stranger that amqunt of poisonl,
in<quired the use he intended to
ikalie of it, to which Ie replied lie
*r.Aed it to troat a sore. )r.
Soh wett ann, however. c%)mpromised
with hil, and sold hii teD ocn.s
worth of th) atile, .6, qiuantity n'ot
25u".oieit to ci.ulsa the d.pati of an
adult. le by some means obtained
more laudanum, for two bottles bear
ing the labels of Dr. Schwettuann
one pUrchased that evening and the
other moin tieIo t)rev;ous-woro
found upon his person. As before
stated, whon conveyed to the Gturd
lious., he ws in a d1ing condition,
an1 breathed his last aboft an hour
ai t6rward . At nino b'clook yes"er
(lay morning a jtry of inquest was
held over the body, and rendered a
verdict of' voluntary doatlI by ppison.
We are informed that scme years ago
li i.ado an attempt to take his life
by ilaoling himself with a pistol,
1lut was prevented. H1is name, W.
d1. Oxitor, wa. urittetiponith 019bo
subn of his 3hiirt and certain letters
found on his person are . now in the
hands ofthe coroner. Be was the
sonl of the po9tii:ster at .W11ns1bo "ro,
and was only nineteon years of ago.
A di..patuh was sent to Wilnnsboro
yesterday muorning,.and i portion of
his f'atily are CxpeCtetl down this
morNing. The body was kept on ice
yesterday, and every attention paid
to it by the officers of the po!ice.
[Charleston Sun, Aug. 17.]
fli fiai 6111011..
It is most iiportant that the
county Tax Unions be organized with.
out delaty, and that the delegates to
the State Tax Union bo elecote4 at
once, The first meeting of the (ti,.O
Ta T:x Un.ion wiIl b held at such time
at a y.bo appointed by (Goe.. Che.st.
nut, the Chaiyman of Alho Fxcutive
Comjni.ttee of the Taxpayer .Con
voention, and, in view of the pcssibili
ty that a meeting .ray be ordered
seen, it, is advisable that the Subor-.
dinate and County Unions should
comvplete their organization, not a
day later than the fi.st bMonday in
([News (anil Courier.]
Fashion at the French seaside
rigorously requirea :--First, a beach
dress ; second, a br'eakfaist dress;
third, a morning dress ; fourth, ,an
e,vcming dress .an.d.as o~ lady cannot
woar the sanme d ress ovcry. morning
anid evening, there muust be .*several
of each sort oeept the . begehl dress.
At least thirty for a month's stay,
and not more than three in a trunk.
*A,b.ovolent phlysioien in apr'
county, Ind., gave a fourth of .ly
picnic to seven hundred children,
not oven such dlicaciosm as cake,
ntraw.)oerries, anid ico creamt being
onitj.od. Ilo got back his outlay in
colips, however, beforo the wockc was
TJhorc are said to bo 800 paper
muillIs in operation in the United
States, with a capital invested of
.jV0,000,000, anid a total production
of$10,000,,000., Theose millsgi
emiploymtent nominally, to 20,900 peeo
I plo, whlose earningn are footed up a
~2axes," said Doadi Swift, "arc
t,he i,nvitablo consequences of being
too feond of glory."
IIay made nsummer is muel
oheaper than to buy it in the win
A cow, when well sheltered and
watered, can be kept on~ loss thar
s one.half of the feed req'uired whet
. eft to the exposure of the witel
''hat "Artful Do(ger!"'
There is i susp,lcion that the R1
publioan managers of South Carol1)
to not mean what they say who
they join in the demand for r.'eform
A larmed by the indignation of th
country at the ialadminstration o
the men-whoi they have placed i
.:wcr, they add their ,ory.,t 'that <
the crowd ih 'Pursuit of the thieve
,hilo really they are concealing th
fugitives. There is a suspicion, w
repeat. that they are Iying.the pai
of the Artful Dod,er and hiscowpai
ions. To speak plainer, it is sai
that the Republicans who laiel
Lisued the noble manifesto.for refoi
coiteuiplate noiiinating one of th
old conspirators for Governor.
The Charloiaton News and Courie
CxpOsOs this scheno in *a nianci.-tha
will attract attention. The Now
and Courier is a Democratio journal
but its charges are so speoiflc that.'Ui
counter-chargo of partnership cal
satisfy the public. The man wh
wants to be Governor, and for wpo01
the State Commii tico are said to b
workiig, is Mr. ). 11. Chamberlain
who was attorney-General of the Stat
6nder Governor Scott. It was du
ring l;!is adniuistrationi that the Stat
debt increased so raildly, and ihi
ring leaders grew wealthy so mysteri
ously. The News and Courier say
that., as a member of the land 00111
mnitsion, lie is rerponsible for "1tl
outrageous and enrlious s.'vindl o
which a committeo of his own friend
in the Legislature denounced. .13
virtue of his olieo lie also had a ban(
in the misapplication of the agricul
tural land lcrip ; he was responsibl
for the flraiWs upon the State by th(
sinkiniik funO1 cojn'sion.; and . U
should be held accountable for th
losses caused by the ineflicient ani
corrupt means adoptod td nogotiate
the bonds of the State.
It, is notorious that Mr. Chamber
a;i was ia iiieii)ber of a corrupt Stat
governent, with the other inember
of whieb he was on good terms, an(
the Republicans of. South Carolin
who are really for reforh should re
fuse to. -upport him. They uhout
dIemna nd new i12en, as wvell as a:
entire cbange of polioy, as a guarant
of good faith. If the party persist i
nominating objectionable men t
offioe no matter how or wha the
may "resolve," they ought to be (10
feated, and with proper effort we be
hove that they can, be, oven in Sout
Carolina.--N. Y. Evening Post.
In 'Unionu County there are twelv
townships and twelvo .Tax Unions.
The liack *men got up a row at th
depoL in a ron,villo on iFriday and
gol)pral stimpeao Onsued.
Hop. . G. MoKissick has bee
informally renomiated for Qot
gress. lie was "counted out)" fuu
The formation of a sabro club i
in progre,s in Chestor. Applicatio
for a charter will be made at an ear
Last week wa.s thol,hottest of th
sca"i p in Aiken. The thermomete
reach .ed .02 in the shado for thre
, The subordiante .Tax Unio.n
U.nionville Township has alreadey
memnbership of one hundredi, includin
several colored men..
ip pio .a of machinery arrive .I
Greenville daiily, for-.parti,cs in th
city aind county, showing the peoph
are all becoming interested in manu
facturinjg. - .
The bronze palmetto monumnei
to the Palmetto Regimnent is bein
r-epaircd, and will soon occupy
position opposite the North front <
the State capital.
All the Radical papers in th
Stpto cicept (fio.bNew. Era, of S pai
tanbur-g, have turned the c.old. shou
dcr omttheir- not Mioses, and are riir
ning in Chamberlaing grooves.
Six thousand persons were presen
at Spartanbu'mrg, at t1oo (,rsngo. coie
brationi. , .Mr !.otel ..wasB erowdec
and the wagoi-pe.ds.and vacanit 101
were full to overflowing.
A Coutheil bf thiD #oedd et 'Ion
prnewas organized at Socict
1111, a few days ago, under very flie
tiering auspices. A nmber of ladie
hayc b)een admitted as associate mn
Mr. TIhomias Nattox, of Anderso
was killed last week at Hlerbin's sa
mill, lIe became entanigled in ti
machinery, fell oni the saw, and li
head was split in two in an instant.
In Oconee County this weather f~
the past week has been very favor
ble for crops of all kinds. .Ror
from all parts.of the county repri
sent the prospect for corn and oott<
- Thirty th,ousand portraits of ti
Prince Imperial, nmade by a ne
process, have been seized in Par
They.were printe4 on car.ds whi<
seemed to be blank ; but if. the car
were wet with water a lihotogral
r of the Prince became apparent in
svecii or Mi. T. W. WoodivArd, P:-est
i,ut of Ihe S. C. Agriciuit/al anld Me
C111-01 ch8nciS'clet) b)eliverel. A Spar
16-1n6turg, Auigust, 12111.
0 tion of our organization will furuia.l
f the substaneo o( my reniarks upoi
I hias. ooasiqp. .I wilt de.oowAtra'to it
f to be of ulolient i ur"..nco in m
,, opinion, to absorb no ineonsiderabIc
o portion of your uos sc.iois busiust
e thoiglht. A bHof rctrospet into odi
-. ir! is necessary fur the proper un
. derstanding of the sita.tion. .t had
d been demionstraite th ait tho State
y Agricultural and M.lechanical Society
as heretofore managed, . iutit4ingd
o only a l1reParious existence, deeit.
ent upon gate foes; and liable
r to disruption, oven by contingencies
t of minor import, certain of bankrupt
a cy in the Pyent of a rainy week- da,
ring thp. tim.e or the holding our 1air.
In considoration of these facts and of
others, to which I shall allude, it
W4s deenied, qxpedient to, ctiraft
tio Joitit Sto6k feature upou our
3 scheme, which, it was thought, by
raising 15 to 20,000 dollars in. cash
snbsoriptions for so-3k, would pay all
- dobts,and loave a large balance to be
investod in real estate and improva
eineiits which had been . f.oLnd. to bo
- i:ecessary for the succeasful proseoot.
t tion of our jizth , and which, by stop
ping at once the absorption of large
Sanount- fron the revoinues of jiir
week for improvements, would ake
, the institution not only self.sustaia
ing, but it was beliovod, and it be
lieved, wodldjust-ify the doolaring of
remunerative dividends to stockhold
ers. So much, gentlemen, for this "woll
laid scheme." I can give no better
synopsis of matters, prior.to my ad.
3 ministration, than to (jtioto rrom the
speech of resignation of my predeces.
sor, Gen. lagood, who, in allusion to
this very uatter says :
"As the scheme now stands, some
, $13,000 have been subscribed, -of
which no part has been paid in ; and
1 $5,000 have .4eOn subscribed and
x paid in by .three gettlemen."
. I consider it oppropriato t vp.b'ntion
I just hero a fact KnQwQ olly, to those
of you who wore immediately con
neoted with ..the private husinces
i management of our epmpany. But
) for the very liberal subsoription of
V these distingitishod, public-spirited
-oitiiens, your efforts had proved fu
- tile, your enterprise had fallen still
1 born inj the very inception, and we
would have had presented tile misera
ble spectcle of a peopla .peciliarly
rural in their tastes, .:trictly agt ioul
tural in their pursuits,, without a
single institution inl the State for the
B protection or promotion of its inter
ests. As a private citizen, I tlkank
0 then, ior do I transcond the bounds
IL of prlopriety, when, 1u you hoar, I
inake public acknowledgment of the
a service rendered us.
The list of subscribers ,'6ie this
r .ine has been augmented, and, but
for the recent panics which weighad
a so heavily against our farmers, I have
1 reason for saying that our cash capi
tal would 1)ave about reaobod the
amount dosired. . As it is. the books
of our late treasurer, Mr. Shiver, ao
r credit subscribers with $10,000,
leaving unpaid in subbcriptious and
promised subscriptions, an anmoun t of
not less thanii $10,000 more. .
'f 1t is then, gentlemen, not .diffioujt
a to offer an e~ltlatZin for our em
g barrassed condition, nor evenl an
apology, wore it necessary, for seem
Sing want of judgment uponi thd part
Iftois to be borne inmind that the
. only property transferi-ed from the
old society to tile new, was thio
-grounds and building ceded by Coun
o il4 to the west of the raco coUtso;
g that woe were dependerit :popn
tilte kindly forbearance and public
I' spirit of that most estimablo gentle
in'an, Mr. Yhearden, for the use of hijs
o lot for tho purjhosos of our stock, anti
.that even this was inadlequate being
.too smao,ll,. whilst the purchase of
. more grounds and the creotiori .of
other buildings, was thio principal
featureo,af the nsefy schemne, renudered
so by the action of the radical 00otin
oil of Columbia, who Dot, only dispu
ted the right.of their predecessors to
a cede the property, but actually comn
minnod proceedings in the couirtzi for
- its recovery, and it was generally
y known that we would be deprived of
B- You uwderstand, then, tho iioti-vo
a- which prompiedc( as nct only to invcAt
our entiro a.vailablo. capital, but this
,being coansitdiu'.l, to' borrow money,
v relying as.wc had a right to do, upoi
e the amuounltu pledged by subscription,
a~ The following stntomionit of indobt
ness, whilst not strictly accurato, is
near enough. so, for our purpose at
r this time. Weo owe various amounts,
Saggregating $7.203. ..This stato
m ent 1s based upon data recently
-fnrnished from books .of the former
n treasurer at a mnpeting of the Exoou.
tivo Commiattae, w,ith such.other in,
te formation as I have been able to pro
w. oure, and , .whilst some .matorial
r.' changes have been effected in. oum
ib favor,.as will appear from imy.bookts
Is still tile balane has has boon about
>l) ro-ostaliuhad by payment of taxes
a osa and. incidentals which ,will ,b
anoticed in their course, TLhe visibli
aswt re e' follows: Land from
Martindale, $5,000 - paid up inter.
est on lauda. of A ea'rdon, $2,100 ;
8ran4 .amid, $3000, othe"r buildings
And feiiaing, $800 ; notes, $800 ;
n1provements in gr.a,ling course, &o.,
~, '700 ; in all,$4,0.
This, you will observ'c, is the prop
orty of the ttooksholders of the Stato
Auxiliary Joiut Stook Company, and
.tI whloh muay be added., the .property
of the old State , AgrXoqltu,al and
Alechunical 8oiety, viz : building
ereoed during the Mayorthip of Mr.
McKenzio, $8,000, and added to by
the S6oiqty to the amount of $2,500,
which, with tlle grounds %yhich I shall
p6tmato at only , $.,.0', makes
S15,500. Aggregate these amounts,
and we have $29,900 as the value of
assets which have boon estimated at
cash cost, and which aro bolieved to
hmte ,I)nere'ipod ill .vlue,s!ne our pur.
cba.e, booausu of an iunclina'lon upon
the part of CitizeL to orect houses
p,nd. make improvements in this quar
ter' of the city.
Your indebtedness, then 0u vlowed
fron thig ste pd point, is far froM des
perate -but two Circtstances mut
not be lost sight of.
First ; 'ho prouerty 9f the Statb
Au*ilia,ry -oiit Stock.: Company is
under mortgage and parties are pressm
6econd : The property transferV'dd
by the State Agrioeilt%.ral and Me.
caunical S.Joiety i.s not available as
assets bot is held by us, under an
agre.mneit, with tie Cityl Couliell
contingent upon our liolding. or
Fakr nnually inlthe 'City.of .0 oluin
bia, and when .ihese ccase, :the pro
pcrty, reverts to the city. The fol
lowing then would be a more correot
statenuent. Available.aLst.ts $14,000.
Liabilities $7,203-or ati-indebted,
ness of more than half our capital, an
aminodt,till insiguilicent,. when: it is
known that with a contribution of les
than twenty-five conta from 1each
agrioulturaliat of the dtate, we Would
bo perhaps the most prosperous .com.
paniy of the kind in the South, but of
mountain magnitude, when we. con
template the fe4ifdl aathy, exhibi
ted and the uttei indillerence with
which this matt6r bts bee. troatod
by our farmers. It is believed that.
with the practice of igiid~boonomy at
the approacliffg ,0air, with many of
our wants of inprovementil suppliod,
and with the consequent incromclnt
in our av!ings, no iuponsiderable per
tion of this debt cari.hP P,bi6dated.
But it is, (r .you.to ony, that the life
of this company ablll be longori risk
ed in the power of sume who have
ever beef zealou4 of. its existence and
of others who from..neoessity, will suo
for their money regardless of oonse.
quences. You have had writs enough
seived ubon you, and know humanity
too w.l,.Lo trust further to the mor
cies of our ciediitirs.
Misunderstanding has heretofore
prevailed. upon the subject of . taxes.
la a spiouch before the State Grange
in the i4teraM of the . Company, in
Feebruary last, I nentionled as,a fact
that w.e wore eupnpt from ta_ation
foi.hc years. Boiig.rocently lcavi
ly pressed by the tax comorants, for
arrenges, I had \lr. Thett aLtrney
for the Company to look up the aqt of
supposed exemption,, THM following
us a copy,.of itts 7t,h soction,. ,.
Sec.. 7. T1hat the said company
shall receive fronA~ tijd. -a nairy of
the State, on th first day of Janua
ry, inm each year, a bomius cequal- to;thec
St,ato tax assessed upon the neoessary
buildings,. oiid ilprovemonts . to be
erectod Qal.tho.lands now. owned or
hei-chfter to be purchased by said
corp)oraition, syach bomp~ ;,to bp con
tinued for f.vo years after thepaag
of this Act. - .
This menam ini plaiin, language, that
the comupany shalil cz.oham:ge green
baciks, fur perhaps worthless. Stato
paper-so far as relates to buildings
and imuprovem.eats, whilst iujon our
grounds, we *oneoun$ten .the ruinoudi
rates of city ialuaftion. It lsi a
qurious co.mmeptpry uypon t,he .tiios
in which we live,. but nevertholess a
part of the biatory' o.f thi s ,Company
whichm jou have a right to.kn'oN that
at the tiume i-our Qrg4ni*ation it was
a law~ of:tho.land that. par.tios desire
ing Charters, umust make application
to the Legislatureo, and thaut custom
hmad .niadel it e(fuallyca law . that foes
should be paid to miembers for servi-,
es rondored in.procrinmg said Char.,
tern. .i'Tho books of this pasociation
show,~ that our eorporation, whmoso ob,
jeet asset, forth ini time act itself are
To'.develope and provote time agris
cultural, umecianical, manuufactuinmg
amnd mimoral resources of. the State
for thme promnotion of imimigr&tion
thme elevation of la.ber and laboring
people, thme encouraging of stook rais,
mng, and the toemperato advancement
anud cultivation of .turf ani. . field
spor.ts, was allowed DnO de parturo
from.the establised usage. It adds
nothing to the colori ng to say. thnft in
this case it was stipulated .th at phmeso
same, Legislators should .see that, in
consideration .,of .the, . ..itblia good
intended by uts a. olaus6 was to be
from.tax ation.for five years; npr does
It mitigate .our.opinion .ofithoe orfi,d
p3saeensa, end ageoisil Ignerazuoe oIf tim ~a
.infamous body. to state, that Lu't for
an secident the charter of the State
Agricultural and Mechanical Society
bad fared even worse. For inl thil
Imstace a .11jrity of igro politioians
and of vile capet-baggers and scala.
wags were added to the list of incor.
porators with a view to the intro.
ductions of politic3 so scrupulously
eschowed . by:. us herotofore ; but
who lacking that ordar of litelloqt
which enao .oven Godr creeping
ureatures to spit thjoir., slimo end
dirct. t1ioir Ve6uom vipon ti '6bject
of their hate, thia ancient.and honor.
able organization, was savod;from its
horrible fato by the, blunder .of a
misnomer in the not of-intendod
coportiotli. , It is to be hopeol that
you will takn ' such action at this
uleting as will enable us to place
our Company beyond the miachina
tions of,.all snch onemies of civiliza.
tion. IV ith only a mo'derate. amount
of energy upon our parts '; expended
in efforts to procure subscription to
our Stock, commencing hore at the
mountain 40iies. of t hello,.CarQls
iAdst public apirited and hospitable
people and extending through the
State to ita metropolis, that glorious
old city by the sea, now so wide
a*ake, t6 the ii1terest aid develop.
ment of- olr products, I- havo no
hesitation in sayiIg that now that the
panic1);a6psDO4( alid . vit.1 tho fine
prdniso of crops 4nd with that general
feeling .of puoyancy now nanifestod
the natural resul.t .f a- deteriiination
to better the present (' >lornble con.
dition, we will be sna.blodi.to pro
cur. .bvery , dllaE nocdcd ru this
enterpriso ; which. i allowedi to, foll
through now, after so much has beon
apoomplisodby the hurculean efforts
of a very. fw of you, and just as
we have nearly reached. that juno
ture for ,which you have battled
so manfully and for which, with all
nece:;sary iinprove,nients inished, and
witk all our difli"ultic. -with . the
Counoil, of. Columbia satisfactorily
arranged,-and -with dur .ioj o ,for thp
future brighter your nurplua, earl,
ings.would be returned to you in
remunerativo dividends. I warn you
that withaut proper oxertions, your
Con a.iy.gbO down aid 11iuA it.will
cost you,yoars of toil- and. thousaindi
in money to re,establish it upon its
p,rent even imperfact basis. ,
It is my-painful duty to. aniounce
to you that since our last.inooting one
of our dirctoro atu.forinor Troasurer
Rt. C. Shiver has pad, tho deb of
nature and been called to his final
account., lie was distinguishod by
an ardent patriotidl aiid in the ser.
vice. of his coutry know cithor fear
nor rel.ucitioc. In heat or anow, in
battlo.or on tli march wherever duty
and service called him he.was endur.
ing and untiring, bri-e, and collected
and determined. In poaco and in war
he was full-of .Indiistry, and energy;
with .no other . capital than - his
own manIy;. qualities, with ocaseless
activity . and a dedioation to success
that braved.and overcame all obsta
cles, he rapidly built up a splendid
business in Columbia just after the
war, and net an examplo of courage
(aith and,persoveranco which had im
portant offeot upon that ruined city.
lie amassed fortune, ho extended his
name, lie became identified with pub
lie enterprise, with high spirit he en
tered into the scheme of our agricul
ture enterprise and took .a conspieII,
ens part in our annual exhibition.
Ile throw his,.soul into this mnatter,
and his executivo ability, his cirganI,..
zing mind made themselves felt in
our deliberation, and in the - sugges.
Lion of nmeasuros which increased
confidence ,respet, and interest in our
noble service throughout the.: State.
TIho. death of much a man is a public
loss. It is a lou'whic h wve particular
ly fool .from. the agreeable,-relation
which lhe suotained to us, and fiomi
the deprivation which it brings home
to lis of his wise counsel, fertile
edgeontionand undaunted confidene
in every extremity. It is emninently
appropiiate that we place oa re<ord
our Appreciation .of his worth and
our sense of loss of a genial 00om1 an.
ion and a wise anud eflicent o-adjn tar
IIis.oxamplo remains to teach an in,
structivo lesson.. .Iis memory will
long be chorished in the hearts oh his
The night elerk of the Burlington
lhotel, was startled about II o'clock
t be other night, by the following con
versation, at a time when lie suipos
ed he wvas alone in the oflice "Gome
along, you .hoodlum', 'let's go; up
stairs." "Go nothin'," s.was the re
ply, "lot/s .. wait till the imidnigYit
traini comies in ; there's nothing ,you
can get blood out of, ..n. the iouse,
now." . And the ama:sed and horrifi.
edeclerk oguldasee tnothing but two old
gray mosquitoes, (dozing on a Saratoga
.We make the greater part of the
evil oliumnstanees in which ,we are
*plaeA~ ; ,and ' then we fit ourselvos
for those oli.catancest by a process
In Boston, whoeoit is caid that
nine men out of esvey ten answer to
the title of "Professor," such signi
as."Turtel Supe Hoar". *ra . net~ tiun
,o.mmo6. Too many cookjs spoil .the
A Naked Bride.
.Py-a strange perversion of legal
principles, it was supposed by our
ancestors that .whosoever married a
widow who was.administratrix upon
the estate of her deceased husbanct
represented inaolvent, r.nd , should
thereby,poooess hinsolf of any proper
ty or-thing purchased by the doceas.
ed husband, would become an. oxecu
tor de son fort, and would thereby
mako himself liable to answer for
the goods of his predeessor. -Major
Moses Joy-became enamored 'of Mrs.
l1aunoh, Vrds ,widow, of Williana
,WVards Nho died in 1788, 'leaving an
insolvent estate, of which Mrs. Ward
was adjuiniatratrix. To avoid tho
urpleasa4t penalties of the ' law;- on
the morning-pf her uarriago with
Major Joy,,,Mr. Wrd. placed her.
solf in a-closet, with a tiro woman
who stripped her of all her .clothing
and when in a perfectly nude state
she thrust her fair round arm through
a dilena hple in the door of the
closet, the gallan MARor clasped the
hand of the buxom widow, and was
married in due form by -the jollies6
parson in Vermont, At-the close of
the ceremony the tiro-woman dressod
the bride in a otnplote -wardrobe
Which th. Major had 4 ovided and
cais'd to be-doposited in the closet
at the commonoetnent of the ceremo'
ny. .Sie n-nie out elegantly dressed
in silk, satifi. and laco and there was
kissing all 0-.ound.
A Counter-Irritut for tih Negro Malady.
[H. '. Rodfilla Letter to Cincinuati
If the negroes vro. equally dis
tributed over the United States, if
t.he North had a pro, rati share -with
the South, the quostioiji bould be
easier managed. .Iut ufortunatoly
the section having-no negrQee is pos
o.qssed with a mania for i logislating
fQr the soutioii that has them, - and
everlasting discord ana turmoil Is
tho eoueouoio. I have little hope
thiate:th1e."nogro question" will over
be settled. - It. will pop-up its black
4edd in onp shipo or-another, a veriA
table apple of -discord. - The -only
thing thut will divert . our- attention
is to have Avo or, ton millions of
Uhinese dropped in among us, and
than we will hava a "Chinese ques,
tiou" on the boards for variety.
We already have a sprinkling of
them on the Pacific slope. and .: why
should they -not vote and hold office T
There can be no .reason - giveni that
docn not apply to the. nais - of the
negroes, except that our brother of
the chopastlcks and pig-tail i.Zuightb
not voto the Republican tiW'kot witit
"A New Hampshiro mar.!Olaims to
have invented the fing. ozh$" And
we nave no doubt that a tiv Hamp
shire man might clain to, have first
felt the necessity for usiiig .t.
"The Timne," says the New Or.
loans Picayune, "has-a moral.depar.
ment now." Tlcin the editor of the
Tinmes shou.d i all means give his
character the benefit of it.
"What,'' acks an -ehange, "do
they w,ant..of a cannon which .throwd
a' ball ,weig~hing 1,000 pounds ?'"
Why, to throw balls weighing 1.000
The "inocident-al oxponses" of Con
gress show that each member has
eighty-four pounds of toilet soap per
sessionl. The soap must be, of - a sin.
gular ly inferior quality, for the numi
bar of dirty hands among the .momm
bers is one of the most remarkable
p henonmona ini the history of modern
The Saluda.Sunday School Con~.
vention met at Belton on Ithe '?th
instant, and elected the following
officers: R. N. Pratt,, superin$dd
cnt ; F. C. V. Borsteog vioe-superin
tendent; 0. E. .IIorton, eeooretary ;
Rov. M. 13. McGeej tthesur9r. . ,
The Rad-iotl negroes-in Darlington
County,.under the lead -of:- Whuitte.
mer e, thos cadetsip seller and -kick.,
ed .out Congressman, -are forming
aniti-talLpayers' lesgues tinder . the
nanie-of 1Wide. Awakto RLepu-blican
Clubs. It is needless, to add,- tha.t
WVhittomore is bellowing for .reform.
On pundady,:the btlm instant, Aaro
Clark, a eolored msni vas 1(illede bA
his son,.Jo Clark, on the pantatiott
of Mr. .. fa1tun, la Mg-arlboro'
County, The bld than vwas :ewippig
one0 of his smaller children when -. tisi
son, dJoe, who is grown, knocked him
on the bead-' with'- an.. aze, .killing4
hi.m in a very short time, and then
TPhq Baluda Baptist Asseeiaticth
held a1t fifty-third an9ua.l poaioni with
thme ehif6oh st.1bton,'b'eginning on
Thourtday, tl4 0th, and- ending en
Sunwday. Thero,was was a,full .dele..
gation present from nearly all the
-churohes, and the orgaiilation result-.
ed in the re-election ofe the" offioeta
.of ti previous year, vis : ERay. .A
ant clerk and treaparor,