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WILLIAMS & DAVIS, Proprietors.] A Family Paper, Devoted to Science, Art, inquiy, Industry and U.teroture. [TEllMS- -$.00 Pentig a W ii
VOL. X. WINNSBORO, S. C., WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 1 875.
THE
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ON'0T S'AY AITEI TEN.
BY E.tIt LSM.
I have jtst a word to say to you,
Whien tile you Come to Mee
You keow th:at. no e int all the world
1. 11il' sol de r t o ni1e.
'"'1% this I woubl riutest of you,
Thal le-1 yOu cone igain
To 8m. nme inl the evenling,
You won't sily atier tenl.
For after t en as tom ntslt fly,
i tre'hple ),'er- tad o'er,
ist papl t's vis:lge I Si.ulibl siee
Co . U pe ping it i ii. d mr.
lle's there to ext-eCte his threat
lie -aid i eil surely coltie,
1; ever ycIL stayel so hite again,
And fell you to go hume.
Atl wheit I ov.i t it, ir kfast go.
I'lu iill fro.ii at ie.
A anil s:y, "my ehildi , I luit beau of yours
Is going it) hear I'rort me.
This sort of' i hing I will not have,
d'o, whenl lie cities i guaiii.
I'll .juist go dov. it at nil show him ot.",
s ie lon't go at tenl."
And so, thougih youtl sciety
Ma, e heart n-tilre 11t1hrob warm,
I I:cave a t sigh of vaist reliet'
At youtr retreating f'orm.
Yom know thit yo itre welcome. nye
01' best beloved mi , -
But inny a scolding yin have causedl
li Sin l g ie. 'er I en.
111c"h ['11-1rill"ri VsN.LOW Fl lg
if a platier c,iizivatns one htin.
ired ue; , in cuttoit, andll makes a
bag to three aerts, which is above
the G,orgia average, this numiber of
acres wii give him thirty three and
one-third bales. To cultivuto this
will reqtuire ciht hands and four
itles. If' the hi.inds cost each une
bunidred and( ei.;hty dollars a year,
hid mules each one hundre --and
tity dollars, the whole cost of 1u.
man and mule lnbor would be two
thous ind and fo ty dollars.
If he aakes two and one-half bales
to the acre, between thirteen and
fourteen aores would give thirty.
thro hales. If we allow two hands
and otte horse to cultivate these
fourteen acres, the cost of huinan and
mule labor would be five hundred
:ni tetn (loll %rs-a saving as compar
edl with tle cultivation of one hunl.
dre(d nerts of ie thousand live hun
died ami thirty dollari. Thero
Would bie a sv.vng of six haid: ad
thr. e muilc.,) und all ih votrry and
responsiiity conn,,eted with thern.
If Ile hpplicd to th tC.-O fotteen Roces
toriy dollars woith of fertilizers
each, there would be a saving of
mithin a frac' ion of one thousand
dull irs of expense.
There would lie still a material
di lCreice. The foutrtoci acres,
heavily mn'anurcd, would bring a
liavy oat crop, the oats being Is>wed
at the list workin g of the coton, and
in the Spr'ing, ini lhe great majority
of etases, tloer sieed inight be most
a dvantaigeou:dy sowed up.on the oats.
UInder a good rotation it would be
manity years before thtese fourteen
acres woudt t r'equ1it anot her 111 anr
lng. On thte 01ther hiand, the onoe
hundred acros would be left in the
sainie or' in a wvorse condition at the
.etose of thte ye ar.
No platerci will doubt the possi
bili- y of makiing two and one-half
bales of cottLon to the aiere., with
suflicienit fertilizers, with good culti
vation, and with good seasoans. If
thtis.can be -done on one sore, it.ca,n
be done on one hutndred aicres. At
thec last Georgia State Fair', the pro,
miuim f'or the best nere of cottoni was
awardod to Mlr. J, L. Jioytton, of
(Calhoun (County, Gecorgia. TIhe yield
wats line hiun.dred iand sixteen y'ounds
of lint cotton. The cost of' t'ho fer
tilizer waIs six dhollaris aind nitioty
cents. T'he formula tused in making
a te'n of this fortilze was as follows.
five hiundredl pounds dissolved bone,
live hundred pounds cotton seed, five
hienmdred pounids stablt e manure, three
huindred p)ounds~ of plaster, oneo htun
(lred pounds of salt, one htunidred
pounds of pota:sh.
Six hundred pounds of this comn
p)oundl were applied to the premniium
ae. QuadIrupiling this appl iu-ntion
would have 'o:st but twenty-seven
dollars anid sixty cenats. Catn any
oite doubt that this increase of for
tilizer would have given an increaseo
of mote than otne-half bale to the
ace 1
in the Rural Carolinian for March.
David Dickson, the celebrated
fatrtmer and agrieituttral writer, died
at htis home in O)xf'o dl, Ge orgia, ont
thte 16Oth uit. I o was theo originator
of the "Dickson Cotton'' which lias
aehievod groat roputation all over thme
country.
Congrers gave $505,000 to the
Contenial celobration at Ph1iladel
phia.
'Farilig Don't Pay."
'T"hioughont tte South, who i it
that is poor, and crying abroad that
"farming don't Day 1" It is the
producer, -vho individualises himself
from the day be contraLts with his
:i)ployees in January, until be har
vests his crop, when suddenly he be.
comes a gregarious animal, and hur.
ries off his crop to market because
every one else is doing the s,me
thing. No co-operation in hiring
I ibor ; none as to the area planto I,
or timo of planting, or method of cul
tivation ; but a general oo operation
and rush upon the market, when the
proceeds of a year' labor are bar
vested ; hence consequent depres.
sion iiin prices, and ropetitioq of the
oiren song, "farming don't pay.1
On the other hand, who is growing
rich, and complaining of nothing,
until he had cscasion to abuse some
oue who has proven an agricultural
failure ? It is the vendor, and gon.
crally he who vends the necessaries of
life, which from lack of co-operation
amongst farmers have been perverted
into legitimate articles of specula.
tion. These articlep, however, are
all "eash ;* but of course the al.
ready fleeced farmer has no "cash,"
and hence, by sonic process o? leger.
demair,, these "cash" articles must
be converted in o credit articles.
Tiis is easy enough done. It is only
only-presto-a cli tuge- a licn,-and
(lie thing is accomplished in a twinkle
at a cost of forty, fifry, sixty, or
eighty per cent. per annum. This
self-imposed burthen, this millstone
about about his neck, the farmer
carries through all the long scorching
days vf Suminer, to discover in the
Fall, the tteme of his lamentations
"farming don't pay."
Mr. Editor, the subject is absolute
ly ielaucholy, gives ine the blues. I
ntist pustpone further censideration
rur aIother tiin.-/). Wyatl Aiken
in Rural Carolintan for Marcl&.
Black Hills.
Government. it seems, has made
jip its mind to enforce respect for our
.reaty stipulations with the Indians
1'he adventurere 'who in defianee
)f the law have settled in
he Black llills territory are to be
lriven out by the troops, and we are
;o preservo the reservation from
,iiratic.al attack until we are prepar.
,d to steal the land in a 'lump. It
Nas not, however, until the Indiant
prepared to vcalp the intruders that
he government moved, and it is
iot sure than even now the troops wilh
irrive in time to prevent bloodshed.
If prompt and decisive measures be
:ot adopted to secure the Indians in
heir right.s we muay be again involv
A in one of tho!e expensive jobs
,alled an indian war. We can't af
7ord such luxuries just now.
In New Orleans to other night,
.lie Rev. George Harper looked out
he windj%v upon a St.artling scene. A
ouing an n was pasbing ; two others
;q rang tmt from a doorway, drew
oig knives, and fell upon him with
mavago thrusts. The clergyman turn.
-d hii head away to avoid seeing the
low of lood, and when lie looked
igain) nonie of the three wvere there.
Iorrified and mystified, he hurried.
y dressed himself and ran to a police
tation, and there, betwaen spasmodic
~fforts to catch his breath, hie de
eribed what lhe had seen. A thor
>nigh search of the neighborhood was
inad:e, but nothing was discovered.
L'he clergyman's story was rep~orted
n the iiext morning's newspaper, and
>efore night the occurrence was ex
>lained. The students at a New Or.
cans law sahool got pracbioal instruc.
im lby trials of suppositious cases,
nd the mimIc murdeor was intended
'o oe used in this way.
Tphe'-Washington tea party" in
ew York last Tucadlay is said to
anve leen a very brilliant affair.
L'he tables represented the thirteen
iriginal States, and were presided
>ver' by the ladies belonging to the
>st and oldest fam:ilies, quaintly
mttired in the robes of their anocs
~ors. Perhaps the most beautiful
~ffects we:e produced by South Care
ina and Peonnsylvaniia, the former
~xhibiting a table bountifully sup
plied with Southern delicacies, and
panned by 'in arch formnod of South
arunimoss, ini w hich the word Carolina
was traced-the latter resting in a
bower of evergreens, filled with beau
biful flowers, which were for sale.
Th le pecople of A ugusta deserve uni
veral commendation for the prompti.
tudo with which they reptnded to
the call for help from the sufferers
by the recent tornado. Meetings
were held, and all classes seemed to
vie with one another in generous conft
tributions in money, clothing and
provisions. Over $6,000, have been
collected. Of this amount we notice
that $348.80 comes from colleotions
made by comittees of the colored
people. Re:ief wvas not confined, we
believe, to sufferers In Georgia, but
those in our State have had a share
in these benefactions.
The recipt of cotton at all the
parts un to dato are 220,000 bales
low to Pick a Good Horse.
BY J0s1 BILLINOS.
lat. Let the color be a sorrel, a
roan, a red, a gray, a white, a black,
a blue, a dapple, a spotted, a cream,
a buckskin, a - green, a chesnut, a
brown or sum other good color.
2.-Examin his e tra ; see that he
has tew ears, and pound a tin pan
clues to bim,tu fid out whether his
hearing is gosd. All horses are
dum, but a doff and dum hoss are not
desirable.
8d.-Look well to his eyes ; see
that he has got a pupil in his eyes,
and not too large a one, neither ;
hosses with too large pupils in their
eyes are nearsighted, and kna'c see
oats, and have tu wear green goggles,
and green goggles tmake a hoss look
tu much liko a trakt pedlar.
5th-Feel ov of his neck with tl.e
inside ov yure right hand ; see that
the spinal collums iz well fatted, and
runs the whole length ov him frou
fore tu aft-a, bos wittout a good
phatt spinal collum from fore tu aft,
ain't worth-(speakin sudden)
ain't worth a well deflued cuss.
5'i.-Put yure hand on his breast
-this iz allowablo in the case of a
quadruped ; see of his harte kan beat
seventy ; squeeze his fore legs to see
if he is well muscled ; lift up his
before fe -t, and see if there is enny
frogs in them-frogs keep a hoss's
feet cool and sweet, just as they do
a well or a spring ov water.
6th.-Look well to his. shoes ; see
what number he wears-number 8
iz about right
ti.-liun yure hand along the i
dividing ridge ov his boddy, from (
the top ov his withers tu the com.
mencement ov his tail (or dorsul
virtibra), and pinch him as yu go
along, tu ree if knows how tu kick.
8th.- Look on his hind legs for
,um spavins, kurbs, windgalls, ring
bones, skratohes, quittors, thrush,
greaseheel, thorough pins, spring. I
halt, qua rter-kracks ; see if lie has
got a whirlbone ; look for sum pin- It
hips, hunt for strains in the back
tendons, let-downs, an.d capped i
bookii.I
6th. Investigate his teeth ; see
if he ain't 14 years old last May,
with teeth fled down, and a six
year old black wark burnt into the
top ov them with a hot iron.
10th. Smell ov his breath, tu
see if he hain't gat sum glanders ;
lo k just back ov his ears for signs C
of pole evil, pinch him en tho top
of his withers for a fistula, and look
sharp at both shoulders for a sweeny.
1Ith. Hookhimtoawagon that
rattles, drive him up tu an Irishman
and his wheelbarrow, meet a rag
merchant with cow bells strung 0
acrost the top of biz cart, let au d
zxpress train pass him at 45 miles
tu the hour, when he is swetty,
heave a buffalo robe over him, tu
keep oph the cold, ride him with a
um1brel highsted, and learn hiz
opinyun of these things.
120h. Prospekt his wind, sarch
diligently for the heaves, ask if he is
a roarer, and don't be afraid to
find out if he ;z a whistler.
13th. Be sure that lie ain't a
krib biter, ain't balky, ain't a wesav..
er, and don't pull at the halter. |
These are a few asiple things tu.
be looked at in buying a good fami
ly boss: there is a grate menny
other things tu be looked at (at
yure leisure) after yu have bought
Good bosses are skarse, and good
men that deal in onny kind ov hosses,
are skarser.
Ask a man all about his wife, and
he may tell you ; examine him clues
for a Sunday school teacher, at,d
find him all on the square ; send
him tu the New York Legislature,
nnd rejoice that money won't buy
him ; lond him $'700 in the highw iy
without witness or note ; even swop
dorge with him with perfekt lmpu- *
nity; but when you buy a good1
faily hoss ov him, young, sound
and trew, watch the man cluss, and
make up yure mind besides that you
will have tu ask the Lord ta forgive
hima.
"A honest man is the noblest work
ov Gon ;" this famus saying wvaz
written, in grate anguish of heart
by the late Alexander Pope, just
after buyiVg a good family hoss.
Three murders in 'Three daym is
considered about the correct thing
for a small Arkansas village. In
Clarkville, on Monday, March 20),
John De shot George Blaokazd
white in the Apo of thte villages
On Tu.oirday Richard 110e fire'd
through a window and killed George
Parks, who was sitting by own fire.
sido, quietly smoking an evening pipe
On Wednesday, Johb lDon and Rich
ard 11oe attatnked etames Crisp, one
sending a charge of buckshot through
Crisp's body, while the other stabbod
him three times in the babk. They
tried hard to do their Work thorough.
ly, but the wounded man lihgered
along until Thursday morning inouc
to the ohagt-in of all public -spi ritod
citiMens, who feared that the town
was getting old fogyisb be%tgQ no
one died onj Wednesday.
The Producing Power of Pol1t
If you seat a doson -hungry gi
at a table that contains only
eno0k for sit, althoui of the
quality,the cloth and dishes @or
lously clean, and the attendance
pie, your gests will eat up all t
is and still feel lank and hun
But If you geat only six at a t
that contales food enough for
each one will eat that yhich suito
appetite best, and all will be o
tortably full. Thss figure cont
ti: wholc question of profitaLly
nuring for a potato crop. TI
mnust be more prepared food in
ground than the orop can eat, o
tull and increased dovlopement
out the question. But suppose I
there is more than enough food
the ground, how shall we induce
plants to consume more than is tl
wont, and consequently to gi
more ? By incroming the nuta
if their roots.
A potato plant in the common 1
will make two or three joints bef
it reaches the surface. If it be <
3red lightly It will make short joii
if deeply it will make: long j;ii
Lnd and each joint will. throw oul
iet of roots. Here is the place
he brains and hand ofthe insprow
First cover ligLtly and olitain sA
,ints, then when the uhoots are ab
;o Lroak through, cover again vi
wo incies more soil. In this sect
iovering the shoots in their prog
.o the surface will make more jol
When about to break -through,
bird time cover them up again ;
nay be done when they areeven th
not-es high, and they way be covei
juite over without injury. If wi
hey are well out of the ground
lig some of them up, we shall M
,bat they will have made six or Rei
ointa with a full set of roots gr(
ng from every joint, instead of oi
.hrea joints with three Acts of -rot
Here, then, we have tioo as m
tungry mouths in soareb of food, a
f the food be there what is to bim
bema growing ? This VA *a mothed
uy own and it hasinrvased my oi
ionerally, about eat Mid, Irith
Fery tr ifles extra., 'expense. A
,his 1sone of the Wlace. in whiOl
iave found samt ioney ; for wh
ver increases the crop without ex
est is so iuch clear gain. If 1
and is mellow, without brush
arge stones, a scantling rigged
Iraw slantingly along the drills 1
io for the first and second oper %tio
nd a double mold board-plow will
icely for the other. But whu
Yhole is done by hand it -will
andsotely. Potatoes mananged
his way should be planted aboutf
nehes below the level suifaee of
round.--Willian Hunt, New L
ou Co., Conn.
T. J. Milliken,'on of the wealt
at merchants in Sacramento, took
second wife a young octoroon. I
vas very pretty, well educated, - i
ter African blood was barely p
eptible. The marriage was oppoi
)y the children bf the first wife, v
rould have no acquaintance w
heir step-mother. A short ti
go Milliken died. I1ving ma1pe
vill the octoroon wife could oi
laimi the wife's usual share of
rFoI orty. The estate was we
LbLut a million dollars. The el
r.an are contesting her right
nythinig, bantng their suit ou
nmot of Mrs. Milliken being p
legro, the California law deolar:
hat "all marriages between wh
yersons and negroes or mulattoes
llegal and void." The evide:
hbows that during the years of
tlilliken's wedded life withI
econd wife she was received in gi
ooty, although her taint of bi<
Yas well known, and that his afi
ion and respect for her wore since
['he defence is that the law parti,
atly designaites "negroes and n
attoes" as Ineligible for marri
sith white persons, and that
wife in this instance was neill
>eing only one-eighth negro.
lecision bas not been reahied.
The llaithnorc Beaulies.
"There isone thing" says a
respondent, "for which Baltimnor
30elebrated. That is the number
her beautiful wvomen. JLadics ril
as handsome ae the .Baltimnoreans
be fotind in any city, bnt no city
boast of such a drift of elegant lad
The favorite promenade on any p1
ant afternoon is crowded with pr
ondors. Cluster after clu.
squad alter squad, drift by, and
lilies of the field, in all their var
and gaudines1 are not arrayed
these. rThe dre,s is veory decI
and the colors gay, the mass dazi
like a score of lancers in aci
uniform. Trho comnplhetion of
ladies is vel-y fair, with a pink bI
peculiar to the English."*
The Cincinnati Uommirercial h
fad simile of the signature of Mtr.
C. New3 of the First National
of Indianapolik, Ibe appointed aun
sot of Oeneral Spintier as treasutre
the United States. Prom thi
would appear that the country is
to have a change front ohu retas
ble sianatur,A 2 anuda-. 2
. ' South Carolina.
etM Mr. Jas. P. Rohardson, a promi
food nont citizen of Uoorgetowu, died o
best tOe 27th ultimo.
upu. The Governor hab removed S. E
am. Strattin and appointed John MoCort
here trial justice for Culumnbia.
gry. In Newberry, for the first. ti:m
able since the war, there wis a j-ry com
12, posed entirely of white men.
his The young ladies of Aiken wit
om- hold a fair on Wednesday night next
ains for the benefit of the tornado sut
'na- ferers.
ter The number of deaths in Colum.
ra bia for the week ending April 3
are 1875, was five-three whites and tw<'
colored.
I ji The grading and bridging on th<
the Cheraw and Chester R-Ailroad from
:eir Lancaster to Cheraw is under con
,ow tra.:t.
ber The Governor has appointed J. R.
Tarrant a trial justico of Abbeville
Tay County ; Jo. H. Ileller trial justiet
ore of Newberry County.
ots The store of Messrs. Turner and
t' Lowrance, Graniteville, was entered
' a night or two since, and goods
for amotntring in value to $125 were
or carried off.
ort The Sehuetzen Club of Aiken have
out invited the Schuetzen froni Charles.
ith ton, A ugusta and Savannah to par.
uId ticipate in their festival, which eum.
'se mences in a fortnight.
ts. On the 27th of March a number
a of negroes called at the hou.e of N.
A. Bibikow, a Russian spttler in
Laurens County, and wanted him ' i
en leave tle county, as they did't like
we new conore,
mid The recent special election for
Fen judge of probate in Lancaster Coun.
1. ty has been contested before ie
)lV board of State canvassers. Mr. C.
its. P. Pelham, Jr. represented the suo
aessaful contestant.
ud The Columbia Union.Ilerald states
lor that the recent change in the law
of regulating insurance companies has
-op decided several parties to stairt busi.
I ness in that line under the new order
ad of thling.
I I The Orangeburg Times and News
at- asks Mr. Webster, secretary of the
tra South Carolina Agricultural Col
:he lege, to publish an account of the
or expenditures of the tweuty-five thou.
to sand dollars of the people's money
:ll collected as interest on State Agri.
na, cultural bonds.
(10 A Washi ngton dispatch to the
he New York Times sa3s : "\Vhile in
ty command of the United States mili
.n tary forces at New Orleans Geuieral
iV Buller seized a large amount of
the property at that city for the use of
Jn- the forces under his conmand.
Claims have been presented to the
hi. treasury departnieu. for the value of
for the property thus seized, the amount
;he of the claims being $50,000. lie
Ind now appears as counsel for the claim.
er- ants, which places Mr. Bitler in the
ed peculiar relation of prosectuting a
rho claim against the lnitod States for
ith an net of war performed by General
me Butler."
no Gen. Spinner, in a letter de::lining
aly te proposal of some of his friends to
the raise by subscription a hnandsuome ad
rth dition to his very modest fortune,
il- bays: "I have but three children to
to provide for. Having always believ
he ed that $10,000 loft to a child is as
irt well if not bet ter than a nmuclh larger
ng sunm, I have therefore, never d'esired
ite to be rich, or to leave to each of my
ire heIrs more than that amount of
ice money. Unless again overtaken by
aIr. misf..rtune, through the misconduct
uls of others, I ami now able to do0 that.
iod TIhis, with an honest reputation, will
mod be a legacy that should satisfy my
e- ohildren."
re. - * *
u.. Profitable PoIsoning.
e There may be see daily on Chest
otr not stteet a man dressed in faulless
et, apparel, with a groat diamcnd upon
A -his breast, vainly endeavoring to out
glitter the mnagrileent solitaire on
his linget. In a German n:aivcrsity
ho learned chemistry, anid niot, ev. n
L.iebig knows it bettor. His oceepa
sor. tion is the mixIng and adulteration
o is of liquors. (Give him a dozen casks
of of deodorized alcohol and the next
site day each of them will represent the
can name of a genuine wine or popular
can spirit. Hie enters a wholesale drug
,ee. store bearing a large basket upon his
eaa. arm. Five pounds of iceland mo.ss
omu., are first w eighed out to him. To
ter, raw liquor this impailrts a degree of
the smoothness and oleaginousnoess that
lety gives to itnitatIon brandy the oilness
like of'that whIch is most matured. Au
ided astringent called aatechu, that would
ling almost close the mouth of a glasm
iriet ikstand, is next in order. A ooupl<
dhe of ounces of' stryohnino, next callec
oom fora are tiuickly conveyed to the ves
pocket, and a pound of white vitroi
is as silently placed in the bottomu o
as a the )>asket. T1hen oil of cognac, th
-. sulphurie acid, and other article
lank that give fire and body to the liquii
BSes' poeon are always kept in store.
se of ilade?lhia .tileti'n.
only The Tennessee leglslature has in
rkaa posed a task of teti dollatu, tipon ever
..i... I. .s. s. .s. s - I. S *
o4iaw.auau ouseu vilgie al a.Jve om" a'
Iof tl.i."
8t'rloits Acchicent.
On Sunday night last, Miss LouL
Kern, about eighty years old, in a
tempting to go into an adjoini
room, about 10 o'clock, raised
window in tho second stoiy openin
to the floor and stopped out, fallil
to the ground, fracturing both bon
above the ankle and receiving oth
injurios. Dr. Dorroh wa called i
immediately to her relief, and li
reports her condition as serious, bc
ing insensible at this tirme.-Grcee
radle N-.S.
There is enough of heroism an
nerve in the way a Tennessee locom
tive engineer mot his death to ten
po). with symnpathy the judgmir
which his foolhardiness deservea
Hf wai employod on the Georgia an
East Tennoss-!o Railroad, and wa
cautiously working his way over th
t rack with a passo eger train just afte
the recent floods had subsided. Il
r, ached Sweetwa ter Creek, ove
%hieb a temporary bridge bad beei
thrown to replace the one washe<
away by the swollen waters. I
seemed insecure, and he feared ti
risk hi train and his pnssengers in
it ; so, ntcoupling the engino fron
its tender, and ordering the firemar
to leave his post., that but one lif<
might ho endangercd, ho dushod at
full speed for the other bank. These
were momonts of breathless suspense,
then a crash of broken timbers, an
explosion, a cloud of steam, and a
wrecked engine. Tho engineer wai
seen no moie ; the rushing river into
whih lie fell swept his body far away,
leaving only his name, David 11allo
way, to nenorize his generous but
reckless act.
A Kentueki:n, through whose farm
a railroad runs, is convinced that li
rights are infringed. His shoop got
from one field into another where
the track makes a gap in the fenoes.
To stop this he has put up gates
acrors the rails, and demands that
the engineer shall stop and open
them every time a train conies along
Instead of doing that the locomotives
dash ahead at full speed, throwing
the gate into the air. The farmor
has sued the company for the value
of the six gates that havo thus far
been destroyed.
A Philadelphia Tinios Washington
speoial says that it is probable that
ex-Senator Itamsey will bo Postimas,
ter-General within thirty days.
Jewell being too Independent for
3 rant. It is also intimated that if
Connecticut is carried by the Repub.
licans, Grant will sweep the Adnin.
istration decks and put none but
third terim men in important posi.
tions. Chandler is one of the Prosi
dent's favorites.
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The witty Sidney Sinith, being via.
ted by Jeffrey, who camte riding a
young donkey, thus hailed the latter
"Witty ai IToratius Flacus,
As great a Jacobin as Ornechus
Short, though not as fat as Bacchus,
Riding on a little jackass."
Gen. Jos. E. Johnson has been
elected Chior Marshal of the Meek.
lenburg Cenitennial, celebration, and
accepted the position. It will do
his old1 followers good to aee their
loved leader in command again.
Young Wal worth, the phrricide,
now confined in the Auburn Asylum
for insane convicts, is rapidly de
el ining in health, and it is said he
cannot long survive.
The war in Cuba is get,ting to be
most atrocious, burning, plundering
anid murder. Seome forty large sugar
plantations have been destroyed.
GOODS
CUHR S T IV A
Tn store and to arrive, fresh goods f e
... ever y dlay use, and for the holidayi
Colored andl Ilack K(id C loves, L.adie
I)res Goo,ds, Shawls, ]lonIevar~d
Skirns, Cassimeros, Jeans,
Domesl ie Goods, Blank
eis, Ladles, (lenis
and Children's
B hots.
We would call the attention of th
ladics to our bo'.utiful JBlaek Silks
OIREATLY RLEDUED PRIGE
tramnats of Carpets at reduced p ric<
Nails, Iron, Ti n, Jjardwar '-, Wooden Wati
Tin-Ware, Crockery, Oils, D)rugs, Pate
NI edicines, Soaps. Extracts, 'lfoo
ltrnsbes, Nail irushiles, lIIair Btrush
Faney Arlielcs for (lifts, &s.
Photograiph Albums, Novels. Bibbc
lymn IIooks, Prnyer Books, Gift heel
Pens, Ink, Paper, &o., &c,
CALL~ AND GETV GOOD AR'I
-(CLES AT LOW PRIC1KS!
y
-AT THE-7
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Ig
a Wil8igbov 1411pry nexafi,
ig
ir JMRS' Be" W1811gs 'a hpui)o
frien rMq4 pnirpne generally,
n ththp lie 4qit rWirpel from the Norti
0- after purchaslog 4 full an4 oQmpleto
teok of Millipory, conslsting of Freno4
t pattorn faks'and BQnR9ts,8tFaW 0i
Itihbons,
loer ers,
Laces, p4
Also a bosbtlf4l i1e of Wit GooJi
Dress Goods, Callo g lgry Glora
r9 Fan'Dy QqQds, a4 etl4er
I too n;;waroys o m"enh:on, .4ll pf whiph i
r e;pected to qrr vo and be ' opoq for In.
-apootion duripg the weok, All I ask le
to pall.4U4 ape for YoIrspt whop Iny goQdq
arrive.
R ST RECEIVED0
,--AN D TO-.
0
t'OTS and SHOES, Gentlemen's ast
SHoys' Redy.nado Clothing, B!ank
ets, Shawls, Corsets and Ribbons, Bleaqh
ed, Bt own and Plaid If omespuns, Cal
coes, -spool Collon, Linen Dfimasks an
Plann -Is Silk Bows for Ladies, new styl
Jet Neoclaoes, Pearl Sleeve Buttons
Platod Shirt Studs, Initial Handker
chiefs (sonmething now), Gentlemen
Linen and Bilk Handkerchiefs, new style
Nubias, Beaded Dress Buttons, Blaok
Bilk Pelts. A Fine assortment. of Towels
Full assort went of Crockery and Glass
ware. Fanoy China Cups and Sauers
and Clina Mugs.
Black Alpaccas and Wh ie Alpaccus of
choice make.
I INE BLACK XOJAIL
Boulivard Skirts sad Plaid Lludseys.
Many< f those articles are dtslrable for
CHRISTMAS FRESENTS,
and will ho sold at
Withers & Dwight.
deo li
BUTTER I BUTTER
TUST Received 100 lbs. Ine .doshops
eJ Butter. Also a eooe'b lot of Fresh
Groceries, consistln -of 8 bbls. No. J
Mack erel, .8 bblse,I o. 2 Mackerel,1
Klth No. 1 Mlaokerel, 21 vits Ne. 2 HIgh
Pamily, I bbl. Pigs ee~ i bbi Flekhea
T onguiea 100 his. D)ried ongues, 10Oi lbs
Jlologn:. Sausages. Also ft choice lot of
Sugars and Coffees,-8yrup suan MoIasss
of all grades. Also a fi* e l of Fresh
Canned Goods, consisting 'ot Conned Sal
nmon, Lobato's Mock Tartle, Corn atid
Dosoated Coooanut, P-Atted 11am, Turkey
and Sardines. Alspo a fresh lot of Craoc
ore and Oak os, 1 Dosen Beotes of Hlerk
iner Co. Cheese-the finest, in t.own. Also
constantly -en hand F'resh Flour and
Meal, Bacon and Lard, and a cholce lot of
ilEwans Sooteh Ale, Liquors and 8egars
f t.ho finest Gr'adt, Powder, Shot and
Caps1
eehn D. EcCarley.
Ws Ye C. BEE & OO,
IL 1FAO1ORS AND
C~ oMMB8oMERC1AT4
s~ ADGERI'S WHAltP,CHIARLESTON 8,
their correspodents in LI!orpool,. New
Yor'k ncot JvaliwQrv,

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