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VOLt Xel WINNSBORO, S. C., WEDNESDAY MORNING OTOEER, 21 1874 [N(2
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W I L L I A I S V O A V I S.
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Cii All transient advertisomenis to be
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Obituary Notices and Tribulea $1.00
per i quare.
Edgefield has put in to the field a
full conservative ticket, and a lively
cimipaign mhy be ekpectod.
Dr. tatimor of Oreonville, who op
posed Wallace, has declared for
Greene. Judge Cook has dbclared
Greene claims Chat lechto, George
town and Stimtor by overwhelming
Mnajorities, and a majoriy in several
other radical counties. He claims
20,000 republican votes, which with
Con,ervative support will basily
Judge Bryan hns issued an order
to tihe inanagers of ciection: through
ouc the State requiring themi to s,nd
in) to himi by the 22d inst. all the
polling precincts in their rcspootive
counties Thus will the radical
ballot-box-atuffig gaume be pi-event.
Uoyt, one or BoWven's Charleston
CoaInissioners of election, has re
signed, and Mr. T% G. Boag appoint
ed instead. It has been agreed
that one Conservative ahall be placed
on each precinct board, and three
Conservativee appointed to assit the
Board in making returns. Good
fruits from the Charlebton Mass
M ot inLa.
Purvis, in a card, claims that he
was nomninatod fro Congress by a
vote of 11 to 10, but that before the
vote was declared, Gillmore, of Rieh.
land (who was once coinvieted of
larcony and is now iunning for the
liegis:atuie on the Chamberlain
loiu-s-Minort-tiket.) changed his
vote to lloge and theroby gave hll
the noaiiation. Purvis intimates
th it money changed Gillmori. IIe
denounces Hoge, and it is said, lie
has declared for Gen. McGowan.
The radioal precinct meeting il
Chester on Saturday is raid to have
been an unusually disgraceful affair.
Judge Mackey presided. We are
informal that Senator John Lee
(colored) accused His Honor of hav
ing stolen $5,000 of the iu KI ux
dettetive fund. Judge Mackey said
if ho were not in the chair lie would
go for the doughty Senator, It is
said the lie was freely bandied about
in the Conventions Purvis was
present and dcaired to spoak, but
was hooted down, M r. C. S. Brice
who w,t present asked that Purvis
should bo heard. le (Mr. Brice)
was a Conservative and of course op
posed to Purvis, but lie thought
frec.speoelh should be allowed. But
the crowd refused to hear him. It
was only after two or three appeals
from l Mr Brice that Purvis conld
speak. Purvis thaiked Mr. Brice
in a handsome manner, saying that
this courtesy from a dem ocrat was
totally unexpocoted. The Conven
ti.>n adjournecd after several hour's
wrangiing, There is a probabilit,y of
a bolt in Chester.
Nr:w OrII.msN?, Oct. 12.--i tear
fuil imzpromiptu duel, which occurred
on Saturdlay eveing ini the coffee
house at 233 old Lewes street be.
tween Lucas Guoini and Barbiromoi
clhi, two Italians, hats re.aulted in the
death of the former. Gubini enter
ed the coffee house whereini hia oppo
nent is bar keeper, and aftor grossly
insulting Baurbromnoichi's wife, struick
him with a stick. He then drew a
pistol and fired without effect. ilat
bromzolchi, secouring a weapon, leape A
upon the counter and the deadly duel
commenJcedl. Guoinii received six
wounids, the last of which brought
hiijn down oni his back as lie had
turtned to ron. Uiis opponent reeiv.
ed two wounds, but, buthi revolvcts
'The anniah importation of figs
andl raisins a mounts, in this counitfy
aloe, to $13,000,000. Or,o-half of
this vast sum at least should go into
the pockets of our fruit-growers in
stead of onrichifrg the distant coun
tries that border on the Mediter
ranean. The people of the south (hias
regard magnificent natural advana
tages when they neglect the oultiva
tion of those fruits.
No State but Massachusetts could
hold a sdmmor session of the L3gisla
ture ; but there the members are too
Joan to sweat, and two stingy if they
weren't too lean.
A New Orleans woman wears a
bustle mado of government bonds.
H1er husband looks over the bond
market in the evening paper, before
going home frggr the club, to see if
her back i supn
The Danbury News describes the
hun:ors of toting as follows :
Thers is an entiro absetice of old
landtmarks, and a strango weird new.
ness on ever) thing, and you can't find
your Iliaving soup. You start out
for a scuttle of coal, but you don't
see the neuttib. It is in the b..ttom
f a bariol in the garret. You take
tho dripping. You the-i change your
shirt-you look for it first. It is in
one of tho bureau drawers, which are
piled one upon anothor in the parlor,
and you find you have got to lift a
half ton of carpete and feather beds
before you ean get down to th draw,
era. After yotu lift them down and
search them it i!- remiembe'ed by your
wife that the desired garment is in
one of the barrels-the one in the
shed, she thinks, although it may be
in the garret, and yet it wotild be
just like the atupid cartman to have
carried that barrel down in the cel
lar. You think so too. I ou attack
Une of the barrels, and are suprised
at the result.
A bed qunilt comek out first, then a
ple-tin next, a piece of cold ham,
neatly done up in a vest and packed
away in the mi3-ing scuttle, Below
i-i im as.ortinent of ironvaro and a
icleth of a stove pipei a half loaf of
bread, a couple of towels, and a roll
ing pill. You begin to expeot you
will eventually como upon a coal
mine I atd perhaps stwb dead
friends. Then you go down in that
barrel again and come up with a
pleasing assortinctit of stockings and
half emptiod medicine bottles. The
way you como up this time leads you
to consider the barrel itself. It
caught in the back of yoir vest, and
made the cloth let go, it took off
one halt of one sieve, and created a
sensation on the back of your hand as
if a bonfire had raged there. It is
quite evident the coopir who built
the barrel was balled away beforo lie
utilnmenlced to clinch the nails.
You involuntarily grasp the rolling
pin and look around as if you half
expected to see him. Then you call
the girl to repack the barrel, aud
start up stairs to look for something
that was eaier to find, but finally
change your unind, Ia.s the balance
of the day in digging carpet tacks
anid worthle a wood from the paln of
your feet, and concocting lies about
tile wealth of your uhole i and the
noon, looks through the window at
night,and touches up with a glow of
burnished tih%e.-, several lengths of
stovc pipe, aid a hall-duzen chairs,
a sleet of dii1gy zinc, atd a barrel
with bed quilts foaming over the
A Sinart city billiardist picked up
a countrynian and induced him to
play a gaic of billiards-one hun.
dred p-ints. The city boy took the
d.ie and ran the game out without a
a op. The coutryman quietly laid
down Ills cue aind started for the door.
Said the billiardist, "Iere, come
back and pay for this game ?' "What
game ?"sid country." "W%\ hy, the
game we just played.' "We V" said
the countryman ; "we i I haint
lilityeld no billiards as I knows of. I
guemA, roister, see'n as you played the
g:nam 4alon'e, you'd better pay for it
alone !'' Whereat thib countryman
walked out and the smart city boy
hullter V.%'. C'OrIis
The farmer who labors throughout
the a<on01 to produce ia crop of grain
from a imiddliuig sized farmn situated
distant from thle railways or markets
has the bulk of his crop absorbed
ini trainsportation to the railroad and
to the miarket. One bushel of corn
foeI to mileh cows yields two pounds
o,f b,utter, worth in New York, say
fifty cents. A car load of corn eon
tainiing 20,000 pounds, or 357? bush
clii, pa1ys $90 freight from Chicago
here,anud at preseiit pries realizes
458 60, and, less freight, nets
$195 60. A car load of but tor, eon
t,ainiing tihe same weight pays $220
freight, and roalises, at 25 eents per
pound, $5,0t00, or nett $4,760. I ti
other woirdsn, corn pays 313 per ent.
of its value for trarnsphortation and
but ter 5 pet cent.
t is a niitable fatct that the averag a
prioc of butter iin all ma:rkets of the
world is at the highest point ever
knownj anrd at the same timr~e theo de
moandl for Airiecan buttcr for export
is increaring. and affords a most
purofitabile opefning for the Westerni
dairyinig Steates whero lanids ate cheap.
It can be safely a.ssertedl and relied
on1 that for y cars to come the demand
for daity pro.'uets will increase in
proportion U: the improvements ini
"I amn not much of a stuurp spa
ker," declared a candidate, "but for
honesty and capacity and integrity,
I bate thd devil-so I do."
WVhio a widow In any neighbor
hood sets her cap for a man, there
in't one chance in a million for any
young woman to win, oven if she
holds the four aces.
Josh Billings says
"Lijfe is full nyv kare and trouble,
Whether yu on it single ordAnbhn.'
DR. LATIMER DEcLARIC IIiMSELI.
Editor GreenviMt3 News:
I have been very much interested
in the politiual Minvas ndw pends
tg as to governor of thA State, and
after much thought and consideration
of the taubject, I have deliberately
oome to the conclusion, that the 6nly
hope for reformation in our State ad.
ministration lies in the election of
Green for 0ovbrnbh ChambeillaIn
is not personally objectionable to me,
but his surroundings are of such a
character, that in his election, he
would be powerless to accomplish
anything for the State, hio chief sup.
porter being the present attohney
general, S. W. Molton, who is known
to all the State, as an accomplice to
the bond frauds that have boon per
petrated, and a WillIng' agent to any
thing that will redound to the interest
of the "ring that prevails in Colum
bia." A wan that refuses to repro.
sent county officers anting under or
ders from comptroller general's
ofice, whe the interest of railroad
ourporations were involved, under
the specious plea that the legislature
had not provided a contingent fund
lor him to appear in sith euses. Yet
the fuuts of the duso being that a con
tinent fund of near $20,000 was up.
priated for such purposes. How he
could have arrived at such conclu
hiOnIs, I am at a lo.s to divine, unless
it was to make a case for his copart
nerj the Hon. D. U. Chamberlainj
who, I confess, I regard as head and
shoulders over his warm adherents
and manipulators of his election.
Here in Grebnilllo bouhth I only
ask the people to look at his stir
roundings, the most prominent sup
porters ueing Revi J. M. Runion,
county auditori Who has sought to
ruin his people with an oppres
sive assessment, and Capt. W. E.
E trle, who is regarded as the expo
tient of a northern bond ring, who
would saddlo on the State the pay
mena of an illdgal bonded debt that
has been doblared as illegal and void.
I say to my fellow-citizens, vote for
Green and Delany, and let us inau
gurate true refoh in South Carolina.
If Chamberlain is elected; the bond
debt will have to be paid, mind What
I smy. I will never go for a inatn
that will go against the iutorest of
my native county.
ililitlai has almost entiraly
disappeared from Marlboro' County.
The boatd of equalizAtion for
Greenvillo Coitnty have reduced the
aggregates of each return of real
property twenty per cent,
On Sunday last oile hundred and
two persons joined the Calvary Bap
tist in Colutubia.
Mr. Charles J. Laureyj late of the
firm of Laurey & A lexander, Charles
ton, has removed to Columbia, where
lie has opened a commission house.
The stores of Kahn & Iorschman,
at Camden, were broken into on
Truosday night last and robbed of
several hundred dollars worth of
There in ia grbat deal of cotton
open ntlw in the fieldA throughout
Mlarlboro' County, and pickers are
in demand. In some places nearly
the entire crop is open.
The passengor train en the Wil.
miington, Columbia and Augusta
Railroad which left Columbia on
Wednesday afternoon ran over a
cow and was wrecked. Several pas.
mongers were slightly injufed.
Tbe city codinoil of Greenville
have elected the following oflcers:
Basrnett Burnett, chief of police; John
G. O rier, A bner Batson, Biob D)uncan,
llarriion Whbite, policemen ; L L.
ie ning, street overseern
'?'ific Gdvdrffof- hfas p drdoned (d d 6tge
W. l-easter, sentenced to fifty years
in the penittntiary for the critne of
rapo at Newberry, Notember term,
1873. Another votli for Chamber
The late d0trn; and the frcohet in
Peedee ltive* haS dbhe considerable
damage to the born and cotton crops
in the Poedee section. In D)arling.
tor.i County cotton has been seriously
injured; sand it noitnber of read
bridg6s have been washed away.
"I'm partlarly uneasy on this
polnt,/' said the fly to the yoting
gentlotnan who stuck him cn the end
of a noodle.
A kind lady In lbanburf ~r~oentij
gave a beggar half a dozen -papes'
collars, with the adtioe to turn theta
and chalk the edges.
A Western XFotmaster writeg to
the Postmiaster-GIeneral "that fiell
will be full of country Postmasters
before long if they don't get more
than allowed this offiso.''
Utullia.-Two tablespoonfu.s of
sugar, two tablespoonfuls of cream,
two eggsj one teaspoonful of salera.
Adhesive Past.-Itye flour, boiled
in water, with a little alum added
while boiling, makes an adhesive
pasto almost a- strong as gltie.
Celery Vinegar..-ut half a pint
of nelery seed isn one quart of vine.
gar ; bottle it, an4 in a month it will
be At, for use. Stt'aiu before putting
in the castor-battle.
To Remove Stains.-If yon have
been picking or handling fruit, and
have stained your hands, waah thom
in clear water, wipe then lightly,
and while they are yet inoi.t, strike
a inatoh and shut your hands around
it so as to catch the smoke) and the
statns will disuppeara
Cleaning Stoves.-Stave luster,
when'mixod with turpentine, and
applied in the usual manner, is
blacker and more glossy, and more
durable than when uixed with any
other liquid. Too turpentine pre
vents rust, and when put on an old
ruster stove, will make it look as well
Chapped Hands.-The easiest and
siihpleat run'edy is found in every
ond'a kitchell oloset and is nothing
tihre than dommo rarch. Reduce
it lan impalpabie owder, put it in
a muslin beg, keep t in the table
drawer. Whenev you takd your
hatid out bf dishwa (br or suds, wipe
them dry with & sof towel, and while
yet damp, shake th ' starch bag all
over thelu, and rub. t in. The ef.
feet is most agreeo le.
Purity of Coffee. A simple prae.
tical test Is given in the American
Artisan to test the purity of coffee,
by which many adulterat-ions of that
article can easily be detected, even
if the taste is not a sure index. If
a tablespoonful df genuline coftve be
thrown into a tumbler full of cold
water it will float upon the surface.
Most nubstanoos used in adulterating
coffee will sink at last.
bleaching ihlannel.-Vlannel whidht
has become yellow with use may be
bleached by putting it for some d-%ys
in a solution of hard soap to whidh
strong an,monia lis been adtddd. The
bett proportions are one pound and a
half of hard curd soap, fifty pounds
of soft water, and two-thirds of a
pound of strong amniania solution4
['he same obj.-ot may be attained in
a shorter timb by placing the flannel
for a 'quarter of an hour in a
weak solution of bisulphite of sodi
um, to which a little hydrochloric
acid has been added.
To Stiffon Linen.-Such articles as
collars, cuffs, etc., which require to
bs tnade very stiff, should be starob
ed in the following way : Mix a ta.
blespoonful of starch with enough
cold water to make it smooth, and
turn on enough boiling water to boil
it tell iinutes ; then add a bit of
white wax the .ize of a three cent
piece and a teaspoonful of alcohol.
Potted ox Tongue.-Cut about a
iund add a half froi an unsnioked
b .ilIed tongue and remove the skin.
PouL,d it in a mortar as flue as possi
ble, with six ounces of buttet-j a
little cayende, a iomall spoonhill of
pounded mnace, nutrieog and cloves;
beaten fine. When perfetly pciuu..
0d and the spices wieji blended with
the moat, press it into petting pins
add pour clarified buttei- over the
top. A little roast veal added to
the pottdd tonigue is an impr-3vb
Chareosi fof- wonnds.-A corree
potndent of the Scientific Amertida
saj?s "Tie beet aignple remedy
have find for siirface wounds, smuoh
as cuts, abrasions of the sk in, &o., is
bhartooal. TaPke at live coal from the
stove, piilverizo it, app1ly it to the
wound arid cnor thU whole wit;h a
rag. The dhmaredaml absorbs the fluids
secreted by (he wound, and lays the
foundation of the scab ; it also pre.
?ents the rag from if'titatin g the - sah
and it is tintiseptib.
Toe BUiach Lacs, etc. -Soak in
soap suds over nights, then turn
boiling water over them, and let
them lie in it until col Sqjueoie
out the water, mad put them in very
strong blue water. At nik lt put
themr oni the grass in the dew. If
not white enottgh, repeat the process.
The 1key Note of the Ctarudpalgn.
T[he Now York TImes, (Republi
can,) is pitching.,into the "Key.note
of the Carapaign" giv~en in the eir6u
1&rs of Uopubliean State CJommiuttees
to their party newspapers, navnely,
to "give gteat prominenice to the
accounts otf horrid outrages in the
South,uitil after the election.'" The
Times has three correspondenits in
thme South especially instruoted to
inquire into the rep orts emanating
principally from Wmshingt6n do.
fama tory of the ,#hite~ citizens of the
South, and they have been unable as
yet to find any substanial basis for
INDIANAPOLIS, October 15.-Re.
turns iudicate that the Independents
hold the balanco of power, and will
control the Senatorial election.
Nvw YoRK, October 15.-A Re
public Indianapolis special estimates
the Democratic majority in Indiana
at 12,000. The Republicans
were over burdened with a temper
A Itopublio Little Rook special
charges the Democrats with delaying
the returns in order to doctor themo,
and intimates that the. Democratic
majority is 10 to 15,000.
The Democratic State FCentral
Committee has despatUhda from the
Democratic State Committee of Ohio
claiming 15,000 De mocratie majorityo
and a gain of 6 or 7 Congres:men,
also) fton the Demodratib State Com
muittoe of Indiana, claiming 15,000 to
20,000 majority, nine out lof thirteen
Congressmen, and a majority in the
The World, commenting oil the re
sult of yesterday's elections, says "As
a result of the one d ay's work, four
States ; Ohio, Indiana, W est Vir
ginia and Arkansas, have been enlis.
ted and enrolled for the batt3 in
1876 against Grant. It predicts
fuller and more sweeping victOries in
Nuvmbr and especially in Illinois.
The Times editorially commenting
on the elections concedes Deinodratio
victories in Ohio and Indiana, the
former being a substantial one. It
considers that the results in other
States indicates no important change
in polities. The Democratic victory
in Indiana is due to the Republicans
there pronouncing in favor of tdti
perancoe. It admits that the condi
tion of tho South is not making Re
publican votes. No one doubts that
the President did his duty in putting
down the New Orleans leagues last
month, but still his d uty is notcalou
lated to exoitte enthusiasm far hil
party. It doeus the republiban
leaders of airculating tnrolikbld re
ports conoerning Southern outrages
in expectation of exhibiting Demo
oratic depravity ; but the public
seems to have thought that, however
depraved the D-mocrato 4I have
been, the existente of the reign of
terror inl tile godth was something
for which the Republicans were not
Dr.s MoINES, IOWA, Ortobe- 19.
-Tho entire Republican tiokot id
cleotedi MoCraney and Hasson, Re.
publican Congressien, was elected.
It will be several daysyet before the
majorities can be asoertained.
LITTLE RocK, Arkansas, October
15.-The latest returns indicate that
the Democrats carried the State by
INDIANAPOLIS, October 15.-There
was considerahle scratching at the
election yesterday.' The Legislature
is still doubtful. The Demobrts
gained 2 or 3 Cong-essiten. 1re.
pealing w a ptevlent, both sides
claim a fiajority in the Legislature.
WASHINGTON, October 15.-The
National Republican commenting on
the late election; days - 11.s we
said in the bbginning; the IepubI.
can party Ahould have carried Ohid,
and the fact cannot b otloaled
that it is a serious set be.6k to the
party elsewherd. One df, the moat
intelligent Statbs in the UJniob; the
Massachiusetts of the WVest, it is
wonderful to,think that a majority of
hot fotos .hotild be fotfnd upon the
side of infhtion and finarfcial heoresyi
that a major-ity of her Congreiismen in
the nb.tt house shall be found in
favor of a financial policy that, if
dueadsafill w#ill rtiult ia the tuin of
Yesterday rudining a bdy ratihtet.
dd up to a yai-d 6it l!ighth street,
whierea *omian was scratching the
bosom of the earthi with a rake; and;
leuni-ng on tihe fettee, said idAre
you gultig~ atotifat le tub babl. yai-d
after a wh ile ?" Th e uoman siid
maybe she would ; why 1 "Baos,
the boy said, "I just saw the ciftern
lid drop on your boy's head, a minute
ago, and1 thought if you went a:uund
you might lift it off." It in tdurrent
ly rdpotd that thd *oman went.
(J 'liHngton !latskeyo.
In our last issue we had occasion
to notice the defection of the Phionix
We nao* hate to chroniceo its, return
to the cause, which for a time it do
sorted. Asa the first oe'ued us no
pain, so the second gave us no
pleasure. The P'hoaix haa ever
been the cold fiinud of the conserva
tives. Ever fearing to offend Influ
ential officials, it has never natisfied
the demands of honest men. iRun on
tirely in the interest of self, its in
fluence for good or effl has riever
been felt, and w7hen It eeaded its at
tacks upon diahon#estv all know that
the bird believed it UI be th# win.4
ning card. And now thfit o rows for
honesty andl refo'm; all know that
the tide hes tuirned. Its defection
did (he people1s cauke no hstnm, and
its felfrdI e&n do it no go,d. it is
an old edyinag, that as Pennsfvania
goes, so goes the Union. A new one
will be. AE the Pho'nix goes, so goes
the State." it is a bird of prophet.
L Rook Hill Granesi.
North darolina newspapers are do.
mandind i law for the protection of
Railroad IemIployces in Nevada,
from the condltor to tho lir(mn,
carry firearms, for the purposo of
putting gamblers and other thieves off
K. M. Schroff, of Bombay, India,
a fire worshipper, is in Boston, in
specting the publio 'chooli of that
city, with a view of introducing
similar institutions intu his own
A man having a bill against a'dis.
tant merchant, sont a letter of in
,uiry to a banker in that locality.
Iho reply was: "lie is dead ; but
e pays now as well as be over.did."'
An Iinglish physician during a
lecture to a femalo audience, on the
use of alcoholic beverages, asser ted
that the "babies of London are never
dobor from tbeir birth until they are
Of the four Marshali now on the
Freneh army lit, one onies from the
lolytechnic School, two from the
School of St. Cyr, and one roso from
the ranks. Of the 31.1 eiterals now
in activo service, 18 Generala of
Division and 32 Brigadiors have
risen from the ranks.
"Nevo b6t on a bor.o race my
;oh. It is wrong to bet, and, be.
sildes; the horse that ought to win is
likely, in nine out of ton cases, to be
jockeyed to tIo rdar. ljo not bet
xt all, m sol ; but, if you bet on
the horses, got acquainted with the
ridi's before the cotitest, and see how
the thing is coining out."
It is alleged its the Springfleld
ftepublican that some nmombers of
Plymouth Church endeavored to
)rganize among the clergy a demon
itration of welcom to .Ir. Beecher
id his retliri to Brooklyn. Several
thinisters verc asked to join in such
i movement, but they all doclirod
ind the project had to be abandon
At the National Soieneo dongross
in tJrbslau oil Sept. 22, a triAl was
madt of Dr. Iteclain's apparatus for
,he cremation of the human body.
rhe result was that half an hour
ifter the cbrpse was placed in th
rlrnaob the soft parts of the body
were thoroughly consumed, and in
.ne hour the bones were reduced to a
Ilho white dah.
The sword of the celebrated
Frcuch grenadier, Latour d'iAuvergne,
who was killed at Oberhauson in
1800, has been left by his nephew to
Uaribaldi. The custom of calling
Dut the name of Latour d'Auvergno
[irst at roll ball, and soi one reply
ing, "Dead, on the field of honor,"
thich after may years had at last,
6bu abindbnbd in his regiment,
Lus just been introduced by the new
Acoording to the Preeman's Jour.
Ijl Gon. Sherman is not a Catholio,
bit when he corted Miss Ewihg ho
was tordirdd, b6fdro Father Ryder
toued marry them, to promise as an
aflicer and a gentleman that Ie
would neavor interfere with is wife
in the practice of her religion, andl
thitt her chiildroni should be ha~ ought
up Catholic. The Journal adds that
bhe pomp and fuss attending Miss
Shria' weddifig belong to some
thing besides religion.
The death of Dr. Austid, the lion.:
don pblidiat; so widely knmown from
bis reflearces into the nature and
sauseA of neuralgia, was said to hato
been caused by exposure to Reor
gadl wh.n oramining the defects of
werage at a school in Wandi,worth.
TPwo Jird minent p'hyilans, however
no0w ihaf Umht hi is death was primarily
saused by a needle puncture rnceived
while lie was making a post-mortom
3amuination but that the exposure
~o sewer was a prodisposing cause.
A writer in the 86, Paul Press
ells a now story of Iforaoo Greeley.
lorace wrote a note to a bfothor
dmtor in New York whose wi'iting
rias eqjually illegible with his own,.
l'be recipient of the note not being
iblo to road it, sent it back by the
iaine messenger to Mr. Greeloy for
mlucidiation. Supposing it to be
ho answer to his own note, Mr.
3reeloy looked over it but like wise
ras unablo' to read it, and gaid to
ho boy :"do take it back. Wp~at
loes the damnnod fool vmean ?'" 4Yes
ir," saidi the boy, "'that is just what
lofrora of tlle tellow-Feier Plain at
A. privato lotter from Warrington,
ear ihe Pensacola (Fla.) navy yard
lated October 1, says ."Thme fever
tas not abated yet. Three Sisters of
3haf-i.ty died last night. There are
ix.ofilcers down with the fever.*
Uf * I wish the first of Novem
ser was bor6 and we were spared.
I'his suspense is perfectly terrible.
NJo one seems to escape the fever,
people who have had It before and
everybody. It is frightfully lone
some;: almost evorybody Is dead."
A Mlormon Angel.
A one logged soldier, a Mormon,
recently asked Brigham Young to
supply, by a miraolo, the Inissing
limb ; but the apostle, not to be
oaught, made this reply ; "I can, in
an instant, produce a new leg in the
place of the old one, but thon, you
see, if I do, it will cause great in
convenience to yoti in heaven, for
after your exaltation to glory, the
original leg will coie back to the
spiritual body ; mino also being of
divine origiti, becotnes immortal,
and, In this case, obsorvo bow very
awkward a throo-logged angel from
Utah would appear among the in
habitants of the eternal world I"
Monsurs.-As all families ate not
provided with scales and weightoi
referring to ingredients in general
use by every houso-wife, the follow.
ing information tay be useful -
Wheat flour, one quart is ons
Indian meal, one quart is one
pound and two ounces.
Butter, when soft, one quart is one
pound, one ounce.
Loaf sugar, broken, one quart is
White sugar, powdered, one quart
is one pound, one ounee.
Bent h-own sugar, oio quart is one
pound, two otnces.
E,jgs, average siNo, ten eggs ard
In spite,of lies, troops and Provis.
ions, the ltadicals will be beaten in
Alabaina. Thon they .ill try to
vitiato the elcotion. 'T'hdir gine is
to rule or ruin, andi .as long as this
is the hoy-note of Northern senti
mont, they have the powet' to.do one
or the other. O radually, and In spite
of almost insurmuountabld qbtaleo,
one aftor another, all of thd Southera
8tates, except South darolina,
lorida, Aiabamua, Mississippi and
Louisiana, have wrested themselves
from nogro, scalawag and carpet
bng doninion. Alabama will pres
ontly,be quit of it. Ultimatoly, if
thoro be no military intervention,
Lousiana, South Carolina and Mis
sissippi will follow, leaving tFlorida
the sole surviving relio of Radieal
A lovely mannet- of avoiding sea;
siok1ess hits lately boon put in prae.
tico by an E'nglisi traveler. le was
on board of stonmior crussing the
British Channel, between )over and
Calias. On deck, right opposite our
Briton, was seatod a beautiful Franoh,
netress who was going to London,
where sho had an engagement for a
the-atre, The Englishmian was keop
ing his eye rivdtod on thb face of the
lady, whoaO patienco being exhaust
od, said to the islandor : " Why are
you looking so persistoutly at me I"
The gentlomail answored with an ex.
quisito politened : "bladam, it is
said that to avoid sos-sickness, one
must rest his eyes upon a single point
and not stop a momont to look at the
sea. You are the point which I have
BUTTE R T~ BUTTER-I
T UST Roeeved 100 lbs. fine Cosheni
d Hluttor. A lso a choice, let of Fresh
(Grocories, consinting of' 8 bls. No. 1
3laokerel, 3 tbble. No. 2 Mackerel, 12
Kits No. 1 Mlackerel, 24 Kits No. 2 High
F/amily, 1 bbl. l'igs feet, 1 bbl. Pickled
Tongues, 100 lbs. Dried Tongues, 10i lbs
Hlologn3. Sausages. Also a choice lot of
Sugars andi Coffees, Ryrups and Molassed
or all grades. Also a fneo lot ef Fresh
Canned Goods, consisting of Cnkined Sa1..
meo,, Lobsters, Mock Turte, Corn a,1d
Desiccated Cocoandt, i'..mz6d ifat, Turkey
asnd Sardines. Also a fresh, lot 61f Crack
ers andi Cakes, 1 Dozen lieo<od of lcork,
irner Co. Choeoe-:thue fines in town. Alad
consmantly on hand FreAh Flour and
Meal, Haeodn and flurd, nuds a oich lot of
\f c E wans Soot elh Ale, Liquors and Segars
of the finest Grades, Powder, Shot and
John D. EcCarley.
ONE Cal load FMeslt An~
gusta Flout- iniclnding all
Rt. J. McCARILEY.
A lot Bacon Sides, Shiotl
der's and canvassed Hams.
oct 10 R. J. McOARL1lW: