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The folloiing interesting and in,
portant letter was sent out to.day
OimFIC .I INAL RULV.:NUH,
\Vashiugton, May 6.
Gt:n:Iic---.I have r'eceived your
letter of tho.98th1 ult., ,i:losing', for
approval of this oflice, the centre pa t
of a strip, arid being' a portion of
WIIt seems t, I iVC )eern intended to
boua lenmbla.ce to t an importait
61amp requirod by law to be affixed
-to1all ciairs . im orte(l from foreign
4ouuntriC, refen i"g to the CUtom
house, and desirind to be informed
whjat you can jut upon dumestic
tiga rs. In reply, I hav's to say ihat
3ou ure uniaprp that the law, (tmo
oeotion p39-'gl ekiNed smatutes fou bids
tiat any person shill afix to any box
e($ptaining 10igars a stan,p in the
fAlilituJo or liketo ces of ay staimlp
rt uio twt used. 'Tle liws of the
U ited Sts' whther the law be a
tom or ieri I revenuu stainp,
.dtelui.'ag as a feloly ad.
iWpo.ilig a le' t ' les tL.hau otte
liun red do ar no r 'nto rre auone
t hous,an d dc ails s ion.imaa~itimnt
for iot 1c:s than S .11,111tis Ilor illor!
tian thteo Nears;.- i ase -ilvo'v.
ing the right of cig.ar 'maiiufaetures
to use upln cigar b. xe, stam1ps inl
the siai.itude of 'the stailps put upon
inporled eigars at thie cu.iom house
receitly tried before hii hii honor
J udgo letiediot, of the Uuited States
circuit court, of New York city, the
J udgo is reported to have instructed
tIh jq, y that such Strips to ,e in the
siaimiitudo or likeness,did not require
that the repectivo -tamps should be
all i.e,'I>nt thii~t tllre should be
some resemblance between them.
This view of the case is precisely in
aceord With that which this offiec
u i wa ys his and does st ill entertaiin in
rulat..o to this matter. Ar ,erhavine
oIL, rt at proper intern al reveitie
i-tatup for the tops of cigar boxe, and
anid'''I a utioni niotice- with such
othtr.u,arli., uands, etc., as the 'aw
r eqroattho' maniufa turt r of domes,
ti.',irlti mlay afli' such Tather labels
IA his own,' coutaining those or such
atter as he aces lit, provided
is are riot so fixed as to con t
r f91iterato the matter printed,
o % tvise, %uhtiehi the law iequires
to a lpearvn, tie box. - The manufac.
turer's private labels cannot .legally
"so imad in form,-lesign "Und style
of isch subjet mautter as to give them
the similitude or lik ness of it gov
ornent cigar stamp, either of ens
tojns o'r internal revenue.'Var.ous
samplIts of imuitatioi stamps' have,
froum timaie to timne, beOu Preselited to
this office for approval, or, their use
by diffrent persons coimpllained of.
The'bre can ho l1itt oime t bjdet in view
*in aflixing to borge of domoe ceigars
labols so they can be made up in the
form lud style, anid bearing in all
caee rceenblapoo-something to
.zniportedi eigar. .stamnps. .JThey are
iutatdod unueIisStinably to convey to
the iminds of' th-e inexperieneed that
the elis, having 'suoh stamps or
*labels affixeid aro really biported
cigars ; .oalherwise, why arotmanufac
tUues.persisteht ,in urging~ their
uso. WhVly the various exparimients
tg sqe how,clonely in form, design,
style and matter these strip stamps or
.I leh inpy be nu~do ad used without
vidt,iu a'thsit. 'Thisidea of
utin t1ation6,situjp, howevor slhght
the' imitation,or. a taiap bearinga
* imiude or likenmeas, o1, iii the laii
*'.o uf Judge .Inuedict," some1 re
- soiuiblane, to th~e s. imported cigar
stuamip must.beo given up to this ollico,
We Will neitheor approve inor acquiesce
.J tifLunue of tab stamp label or atrip
bearmng oven the samle resemnbl.anCe to
the governmenit stamp, though such
risemiblan0e m"uy be too remote to
ros an ad vanitageouis description.
lelloil of.the Presidet andi Vice-Presi
.ieports.come from Washington of
i lorenslhng coqlmss bet,ween Presi
do& Granit and V'ico-Presidenat WVil
mion. The New' Yoik Tribuino says:
"Pbia will odotiston no surprise to
thdso who have boon 'at all famiiliar
- il thle iptorior polities of WVashiing.
ton for the past two years. It is
woll havni that the Vice-President
has diffored widely with the President
up)oi nmany qjuestionls ol' policy since
the beginning of the present term,
anid opposed a third term.'' Son.e
adminiristration journals in the West
are a.lso speaking of' Vice-President
WV ilson as a presidential oanididatte.
A lively urchin accosted a drug
afore nman the other dity. "MiBI'a,
-. ,stiek of licorice; your
Swindling Ific Ind(ons.
The Pies- has raised a storm about
the eara of the Departme4t of the
Interior on the abject of the In
dian Agents. It has been shown
that the redskius are swindled right
and left, with shain offee Ul
flour, study oyga,r ani lean a
buund c-attle. The A werioa.n rpoiaf
is not a olden or a genta vagq.
'here is nothing Cooperes U '
him in this Veitr of grae, it
difficult, to *io what good puipose
he serves, but.a prottiso 'tdo to hiqp
is as binding as a promit..e m-ide itt
Cuffee or John Ohinatnan, and whop
lie is cheated and abused ho -is les
patient than the white citizens were
during the reign of the first.of CaT
pet-1-aggers. . A little soapling, and
roasting, and maiming, and 'killing
generally are the diversions of tWe
Rod Indian when poor p.rovender and
short weight last too long, and there
must be L radical change in the way
of managing Indian affairs, if the
Governawent has any desire to be just
to the Indians and does not d6sire
eternal war with the redskins. The
simplest and shortest way i' to thil
over the whole pension business jo
the line and staff officers of tWe
regular army on duty on the froatie.
There will be no stealing -there, a $
the Indians will get .teglarly a d
loWptly whatever the Givernwe t
allows them. This is not the Quaker
policy, 'but itis the shortosti' way *0
(iet and peace. Unless somethitg
of that sort be done, there will bela
deajaud tor a war of exterminati 'u
oi kthe ground hat the Indians wol t
ko . 1f eir- 'promiscs when Gre t.
Fil.r Grant does not keep his !
Alow to 31ahtke lics Profitable.
In a second letter to the Marlboro
Times, upon inprovod bee keopink,
Mr. J J. BAton, of Beauty Spot,
insists upon the indisp3nabletiosa 6f
movAble comb-hives and of strict aid
careful attention to them. 1f left go
chance, they are tio better than fopr
bauiels (-f tobacco boxes. If thq bee.
licepee wi.hes to increase hisstock of
bees, lie t.hould swarm artificially, Oy
whi :h process lie can, with safety, in.
crease the number live or six fold. If
yield of boney is most de.ired, tKe
,tucks should be kept strong in utn
bors and prevented from uwarmii)g.
This is done by cutting away the
queen in embryo and removing the
surplus honey as rast as iG, is stor6d.
May is the best honey month. ir.
B. says that his best hives gave the
largest yield in May of last year,
fiiliig the ixirplus receptable twic '
twenty-'even dayp, fifty p9unds p
hive and the honcy in the brocir
chmniber left undisturbed. He in.
tends to put in practical operation
this spring a honey extractor, by the
use of which a largb yield of clear
honey is obtained, and the frames of
corab retuned to the hive and !the
labor of bees in building of co(Pb
ecoioiised. There is no king b!e.
Theli queen is the mother as well as
the ruler of the entire colony.
There appears at last to be uil -
stantial proof of a reviv d of b usiness
in New York. Tie New York Post
of WelnesdAy, in its financial artic e,
says that "merchants report ecalleoa
tions as exceptionIally goo'd,- and
while trado is not as active as it
might be, and while trade is not as
active as it might be, -the volume
nevert,hcloss is enerally above, last
season, notwit hstanding the backward
weather. The prospect. now is that
we shall break abruptly from winter
to summer. If we have good crops
the comning sea'on there is no reinon
apparent, assuming that we have a
comfortable money market, why next
autumn's bu?iniess should not be
large and satisfactory. So far as
soundness is concerned, busineba
could never be mere satisfactory than
this season, for it isoconspiciously thes
rule that no mnore goods are ho ight.
than be paid for ; and, a's not ett;
collections wore never better."
In the Southern Baptist Canyen.
Lion. in Charleston, on Saturday, a
large number of reporta of commint
tees were submitted. Among them
one proposing the publication of a
Southern Baptist Review. It was
decided that the next session of the
Convention be held at Rich mond,Va.,
at the First B3aptiit k huroh on Thurs
(diy b. fore thme second Sunday in May
187'6, at It0 e'clock A . M., Rev. I. T.
Tichenor, of Alabama, to deliver the
convention sermon, and Rev. W, HI.
\Vhitsett, of South Carolina, alter
nate. TVhe linancial condition and
the missionary work was reported as
successful beyond expoof,ion.. .
If Mr. Kelloy goes on improving,
he may in the course oif time be iin.
duced to express regret for his voto's
in favor of a depreciated currency
and a protcetivo tariff. Hie is very
sorry about his force bill vote.
A corresondent of the San Franois.
00 Chronicle informs the world that
Sl>aoknasty James, once an active
ar.sistant to thu late unlamented
U:pdas Juok, is an Ihiman by des
cent. The iname1 originally was
. WIt "ad i mor
The greatest dihoovory *4 PompO
is that of a woman wating,.a fire i
a cook stove Jhile:fer husband is I
tied and asleep. She was a nobI
It is ail .t'av nothIn,wsill cure
poet's affection for his idol sooti
than to catch her at the di er tabl
excavating the kernel ofr hiokot
y baiin.- y A
A widow was weeping bitterly a
Jhe loss of her husband, and the pag
son tried to console-her. 'No, no,
iaid 1he ; "let til have my, cry ou
and thou I shan't care anything mo
"Drunkenness, unlike Pome othe
evils which iffliot us," says the Mi
waukee Sentinel, "secums iuheren
In our aturo." That's what wo'v
suslceted all along.-Courier Joui
"See," said a soriowing' wife, "hoi
peaceful the cat and dog are." "Yes,
said the petulant husband, "but jus
tie them together, and thou see hov
the fur will fly."
"Now let us talk about your busi
ness affairs," said a Connectiout gir
to a young follow after ho, had pro
Posd narringe to her in a long ad
diess filled with expressions of pas
An old colored woman, resiting
her "'peernce," said she had beat
to heaven. "Did you see any of d
colored ladies dar I" aikod a young
er si.ter. "Oih, yotd git out ; yo
'sposo I went in do kitheun when
wad dar ?"
."Thojn )ou wont lend me that dim
novel, eh ?" inquired one boy o
anotht r in the pot offee on Saturday
"No, I won't." "All right then
next time our chimney burns out yoi
han't coie into the yard and holler.'
Mrs. Evarte said to Mar Evarts yes
icrda'y morning : "Get up and,opeu
the danspers William ;'' and Air
Evarts said absently, turning over fo
another nap, "Your li.or will pleasa
note my exot'ptiun."
There tire 1101OC8 in peace as wel
'.uin.war, and the gyod.6peds of boti
desere iecord. lu lie'ember lat
the haik Mendoto sailed from Javz
for 'ew loik with a valuable cargo
Tb e.,sel had barely atarted when
thi captain and one. ailor were taket
with Javan fever, and the comnmand
developed on first mate. Soon th<
only other iaite, t-hc cook and stew
ard were teized with thet lever, ant
then it extended through the crew
until ultinately but fivo net were
nie to wotk tile ves.cl. The secoad
mato died, but the captain lingeret
a.d then the chief mate, the con
mander, wits Leized with fever
But, though sick, lie haid tile spiri
within him which never yields, ant
this enabled lhin to bnflie the fever
le crawled out of the cabin otn hi
hands iitd cnes '1to get tile sun,'
erawled to the chronometer to ge
the time, and then woi ced out the
ship's position. For severul days
with every part, of the vestsel reckinq
with fever, this brave man worke<
the ship, never turnIng her asitde te
peek a friendly port for aiid ; bu lt he
..nd his sma'al ore tV finally bec ame St
weak that they had to tiller hei
course, and they stood for St. helena
Six days af erwvard they reachet
there, aned a hospital surgeon sent oi
board described the misery in which
the crew and their brave commnande
were found. Thlii voyage the mate
describes as the "toughest,'' he eve
experienced, and it will go upon re
cord, on account of the heroism dim
i layed, among the famous voyages o
An English VIew,
The London Standard of the 9t1
inst., has an editorial artiole of moir
thian a column devoted to the lat
civil war in this country, whieb be
gins withl thle following ttibute t
Confed erate valor:
"It is exactly ten years+'his morn
ing since the surretnder of A ppomat
tox Coutt terminated the splendie
defence of Virginia against the mos
fearful odds w.iith which, withici th
niemory of mall soldierly courage ane
mnilitalry genius have ever had to con
tnd, and brought the exi,tone o
tile Conifederate States to a close
Never was a more glorious nlat.ona
history crowned inlto a iv years
never wais a more brilliant record ii
the annals of war than that of th,
Thes Standard then refers to the
disposition for reconciliation which
prevailed in both armies at tIhe close
o,f the war, and the malign politica
influences whtieh mucceedetd, and whiel
have sown seeds of bitterness which
it apprehends will net soon I.e eradi
catod. At the same time it regard
eonservativ.e triumphs at late electioi
in the United States as inIdicative o
the return of a happier era.
A sharp talking lady was reprove<
by her hiusband, who requested he
to keep her tongue in her mouth
"My des r,'' she said, "it's again:
the law to carry concalod weanons.
The young men, of Edgefield villyge
have orgonized"a ho.-k and 19dder
The annual diocesan conve'nion e'f
tile lpi6cooal church will be held at
St. . jUip'e churo-Ur Charleston, on
aunual celebration of Calhouq
litear w take 1 0 on the
The wife of Anth4ny Gardener,
colored, of Ker8o1w county, gave
birth on Saturday night last"to three
children -two dons and a daughter.
Ground was broken Tuesday on the
Ashley river railr,ad at the point
where the Dorclester roa i crosses the
Northeastern railroad track. The
work will be pushed' forward rapidly.
o British sahip Mary Stewart wqs
cleared in Charleston on Saturday
last by Mr. lunry Card for London,
via Bull river, S. C., with 930 tons
Senator Ilooth, of California, dq
livered i lecture on Charles Jamna
Fx, at Tcrre Haute, Indiana recent
ly, and in the course of i, wfit'e
speaking of the deel-ne of piriamei
taiy untl coigrtegotnal oratdry, sa d
"Another reason "Is that the publio
opinion "vs formd by the debates
of Parliimerlt' and'13ongress ; now
logi lative aOLI"n is guided by pub
lie opiniou, and the journalist his
ao.uiroe the irthnoe and cons?J
idnae w hI,ektor has lost,
T1rd fi h bAtakqu
Marquis of Cholnondelp -and the
E'arl of Cavan occupy a pulpit rt t
L;eorge's Hall) London ; Lord-. Ra
5tock bar gone to Ru,sin, wih fie
ias zliuaen as hi. field for the pres
nt ; Lord Carrick is preaching in
:,asclo-Coner 'find' other towns In
Ireland ; and a son of Lord Chicher,
1er is holding mueeting in the villages*
Af Sucx, of w1ich couoty his fUther
is Lord Lieutenant.
The dy-fixed for the opening of
the C entennial,exhibitiou -is May- 10,
1876-jt..one ypar off. Th4 buili.
ings Wllbeready og 'the receptibaV
Af goods by the closo of 1875. ivhen,
by cotrWt? .q' the .buildiis iuxt
be 006 Rp d tq..he rosp-ots
)f hel dees fta V)hibitiln have
brightened visibly. Some of thet
European governments, that at. filst.
hung back, are now actively enlisted
in Ppe iitt,er; aud,,ia the case of
C atf (Bfltal -:-J-bo request has
1alpr space fo her
goods aN t t~ first bez illutted.
The Mexican Congress has approv.
ed the constituction of sundry nailin
ro; do, in one or more of which; is
view of recent events, it is presuma
ble parties in the Uiited States are
in.ter.gstqd. 'I'lle Pacific uail stena i
ers Jave sopped toneix tig a't Mexi.
man ports on the Pacific, becaus-- the
Government does not pay what it
I tOem, t T)i .revolu. ion in
MVhbh 'as, ty%bd' business in
'hat State. Ri-els at Qtieretaro
have captured a convoy of arms and
merchandise, and at Arroy o Seco,
uitdr a Aharp fight, t'obbed a diligence
and murdered one of the passengers.
The Lautrensville Herald suggest
to Judge M. Moses,that if lie wiuld
pay more attention to the transae:ioni
of general hiusiness of Court brought
bofore him, and desist in at tempting
to persecute honest mzen en political
grouni's, he might at least give satis
faction to the people whom he is paid
to serve, and there wouldl not be such
good ground for complaint against
him for inellieieniy. Life is too
short to be annoyed with suech a judi
clal imbecile as Judge Mo es.
A coptem~porrry askp "Is tmumps
ugijjuarior %rd they ,phlura[.?'' Both.
When you get mumpSo 6bhoth sides
of your face they e plural, but
they mnake a. pers.or1loblk singular.
Brooklyn Argue., f.his 18 begging
the-questo . Let's hear from the
Dispatch. . Until then we are mum
o a the ,mumps- Charlot tesville
Chronicle. "Noutn plural." Who
d enies it?- 1?ielsprend .Dispatchr.
V e have ho pes of Massachusetts.
Mr. Wendell Phillips is hurling his
nitro-glycet.ine rhetoric at IIarvard
College beoause the men there had,
and still bv -asortof contempt, for
Charles Sumner and his theories.
The breaking of Snmner's statue,
the other day, merely a'nte.dates the
ruini of his reputation a.s a statesman,
ithe nqar ftte.
A had little boy, upon being prom
ised,five cotnts)py is no her if lie
wbttld tAko ii d6se Uf 'ossoi1 dil ob
tained the ikdnby, and then told his
pasrent that she gnighlt eastor oil in
the street, HIe.will1 makre a humor
one newspaper parographist one of
these days.--Boston Cour.py,
A MI'ssissippi mani puts it tbus:
"At the es*nest solleit,atioun of those
to whom I owe money I have consent
to- become a candidate for county
The Blue and too Qrpy
i The speeAl of 'n! " arti"tt,.0
0 M41c1hufetts. atha Lexit6n een
n tential'bitiquot, in beoalt.". 6f Jea'i
c j ad union, has eliciteditb 8hiluwAI
re%pooee frekt 1' Fi's.hugha e
who 'wa a distingui,hed boyfedpyAt
r cavalry 0ommander Ou;ripgo- tio,"at,
6, wir : , , ." ;1" -
ReItOM, VA., ApAl 7, .181570.
IV. F. B-trt1it- %Iy DEAU $jlt
,ln Voimmon.with pPny o tl fCon
federate .soldjerj, wi''h . ig II e
pleanure have I ieWd NW Wh600kW d
oohtly maWdeby ydu 'the"'bIdIt!g
ton-6neord :elab'a,ioui -,J;t.b-vuo
soldierly eentiati4e, g1udy. feli
and exprssed,1w.ill.40p9p '% %,4rie1
space of tine tcawarW restorlog
r feeliog, irathity il' df'ell p
. tween thb two ebotidnkof ,% bolLniqt
t country than all! :tbe reo-#n,truatiola
e eloquence of pol.itiial partisags. d6.
livered during these Fagot ets Iye,ara
-a period which Xou, io truly .'ean
should have been'sub liedu juetuho,
Your wor'ds in '6ferefd6No 'il;d al
soldMors are equally applicable to 4 i
Confederate: 4d4iervo, t9r s e
"h4v? a preju4io ig fskvor, of poAaetlj
and tuoi agree with you, thai abe.
tween tho doldiitli of -the two'kres
I sectiotis of tii great eatintry frAter.
nal relations wdre establishod log
ago," an4. we, f0eluthat, if' p a
felicitop o P oP ship d senti
ment oouid haV"f4n 1 '4 ing
place in the hearts of otlWdlis&ai bi
people, the' 'ebabillvationD of t$e
South 'ould loog sine
mured. Its ppee.dy IpPAIMn (om
poverty and desolation w,"uld ke
followed,'and once nor6ki Pb tar
ago', the N6tt- would haV& "had Vth
active co-opatitlonof-the 'South. in
. working out a glorious des'iuy. for
r the republio. The science of govern
ment has been but little .undefitood
by those who, holding the reIns of
powe sitice the war, havd :edoridb64
publie prosperity to vniaintain . party
By careful fostering thq . ospiel
men who for whom power is poly . a
r synonym for plu'der," oboau6, hay
iug abandoned priticiple --for expa.
diency, they could be idded to party
atrength ; by cou4selling harsh,
I measures towards :prostrate citizens
to gratify an unworthy vengonlne
by refusing to listen to the Vol6b ql
a1 an impoverished pe-,p!o, acocepting,the
result of a trial of arms and naking
to retuce a condition 'of pe..o awjd,
i subordination to the law., our ruler
have retarded the material progrp
of all sectious of the country und ali
classes of its citizen. --
As in the human body the sound.q
ness or decay of A limb will in time
exLend to and correspondingly affect
the whole person, Ro mjust the politi
cal body be touched and moved by
the condition of its component parts.
Therefore, when we hear such utter.
uces full from the lips of one who
so bravely bore himself as a Federal
toldier, we begin to look -fofward
with a new hope and confidence to
the day when the American flag,
which now floats over the blue and
the grey, sh.11 in truth be embla.
ed with the emblem "Peace oh earth,
good will to men." Then, indeed,
will fraternal ; feeling be everywhere
restored; then, indeed, wall trade and
commerrce he revived betweon all
portions of the country ; thaen, indeed,
will thaere exist in the hlearts of tlae
people thaut mocre perfect uni n
which the founaders of the republic
Iinatended, and to which we, the de
E oendents, now renew an affection
ate allegiance. With high respect, I
h bave thec honor to be your obedlent
r Extraordinary Freak of Naiure.
Ona WednaesdJay nigbht laat, a cir
cumastanoe occurred at one of the
p?asses of thec Mississippi Itiver, illus
tratinag the uncertain cond.tion -of
those outlets, It wa:s at tPass a
. l'Outre, and near the channel.
, During that night, an' Island, comn
prisinag an grca of about eight acres,
rose up out of the deep, and now li
fully eight feet high above the aurA
I rounding Water. The previous day,
t whaere now the islanad is, was an una
a broken surface of water, without a
I sign of the event whaich transpired
during the night. The ciroumstatace
r las awakened mnuch speculation as to
.thec cause whijh produced ithis truly
Iremarkable result, atad yesterday a
number of g6ntlemaen went dewn to
theo Pass, eta the revenue cutter
John A. Dix, to see thec island.
The suddon appearance of what are
known as mu d lumps in the passes of
athe river, Is no unusual occurend,
but we have no recolleotion of any on
so large a scale as this-oue.-Nelo
The next contest for thae Presidon
cy begins already to throw itself into
ashape. You never meet a stranger
now thast lhe doesn't ak you the tirut
thing ."Well, sir, whao ist going to
be our next candidate for the 1'rea,i
I denoy T' We, of course, know who
that candidate is going to be, buti we
.wou1d see such questioners hanged a
t, dozon times before we would mention
>his name so fa - in advanen.
r WASIINGTW IMy 1 l.-Tho besi
. plankWd,and wQot'4fu*1fy. .xeputed
.aIlpalg.n over ma ihe gdVorn
monI t~, Ip M apt WYie' i&f6'y inigM)MIti.
na'Id efeT4dy nI' *tIt 'uevre oI
r Imore than>tbirVy of the! larg"O. -.is
I tj piesasnd r o4fy' f q uI 1
g u, a0 wau#k 0. The
value,of T tety -se'6d
lihddete'ouval u1oLaunting up ;don.
I' s1ig'an, frogi tho aliln4ighegise,
nd .a , g .ro se:ged.
Il gry se zurei tiai loe
kdiMY '0h,116inti, 0.,
ad -i &het ; 11(dleaprotary to.
day diveoted, thatlogeltqps bMaken
*%hpplyer.oda ajd at riqsta n madd
wpre.the' e denee 'i uffl16ie6 io
ify iieW "I THU ""'ffiditils-h*lko,
'Iltl iip dtorlij4tdthat great 4uatli
ties o( tbigi1lleplwtiaIe,y Ay,. blion
.isk#qd fbrppghop , e',ooPtry,
,epooMly in th c$outh ut' th form
df the. p' e ai] bil it 'm oHgi
many instanbeb,.and,it lila Idow.. be
-impossible to AoteQkt.a.ol. o.jt. j
SEr. 00adtY radIe r J:. P F .
Carp Was arrst1l. o Aqn4aY in
Ppartap,burg, phqrgqd. with frad and
embe,zle 'Ipnt Ili Wqs relidred in'
'tht'stA '1 o 6 0 , In "defAlilt 'of
which he wis comimittoOll, to j:Lil. IIn
spt nthese.ropeated jiidicationas,
Ar arGe th49q~ aa, ong us who ipso
r to' ocognize the Yaot
thaftripes .l14a9 ohanged. InAtoamd of
tiheibotintostRpi. 'nd4plan fqOi't
refura.to i tltqAlpecvy aud:'practioo of
1870 and 1872.'
Some rep.blyijcana look with -ro
proach. uppu pso ..who. are instru.
ulental iu thus. -l -inging ' to justi'oO
t1fosdrio,' hov b,eg the trusts
e0olmmitited txoAuk. bm:4h. :party.
IWere to,l tha,to do,_so is to.fur.
food to our oppo%ents,.a.ilo.justify
i.tc thiing~hoin-aAortiqus: am~i.predIiq
"'tiOnS Qf.thO XttPfJ-4ijrojo(,,.,he .ro..
pubiioin Pat$ A. givo gq9d,goverr.
lpent: 'toltho -peopll..; Tbi,ine of
argaetit la tingiug Abie; oart before
bote.1 It isO:th .Jion Ai.ty, ot pf0fo
'given-tolraheAls:Whigo. .bas;,proy,O to
omany v libord,: And i friondly. y9tors
that thj.ro-i-: :fasl tp1hapaoity An ou
paty to do justice., to. th people.
.!,very politioal organixatio., ,has its
unfaithful- and dishonest public s3r.
ivants, and such will always be tho,
.6;-so as long as solfishnoso is a char
teristic of human nature. Therefore
the exist.ence of a honest official in
not an argunent against the pjtrty to
-which be belongo-kri 0less .ie is il
fostered and protected by it after he
is discovered. Wo assert . that the
greatest encimies to reoublicanism iu
South Carolina a're those who sbreen
and defend the men who by their
misconduet haveabroughb it ito dis
repute.- Union lit)4.
A St. liDous Family Extinct by the Loss
of the Schiller.
The loss of thi stoamor Sohiller
off the Seilly Isles, in the English
Channol, has brouglit mournip into
many families df two coitindnts.
Among the two' hundred passengr
reported drowned. wore seven of
eight from St. Louis. ;Mrs. Ridge..
way and her two little grandchildren
jand her bon-in law,' Mr. C. W.
Walter, were on board, and are be.
lieved to be among thme lost. Mrs.
Ridgoway.was welhl known in this
pity, where her husband was engag..
ed in business manmy years ; he died
about five years ago. Within a
perlod of two monthe Mrs. Rtidgoway
saw her husband and two daughters
pass away, and. now sho and her
two grandchildren have .found a
watery grave. They were .th.s only
survivors of the' family, and no re
latiotis are -left:-a-8t. Loju I)cmo
A Now York letter says it is only
when the estate of sonme deceased
mierohant or millionaire is broughat
to the hammenr that one tiocerta ins
the en-orimous priced at which the
stocks of certain;' banks and insurane
companies in that city arc held.
For example, fa)o the following,
which were sold at auction as p art
of the property left b~y the late Jobhn
B. Calhoun, of the fir m of -Calh oun
& Rtobbins : lifty shares Inporters'
and Trradere' National Bank, par
value $h60'oeh, $200 and $200};
fifty ,.hasfs t'emplea Fire Insurance
Company, *$50 each, $1'70 ; 100
shares l'coples Banjk, $25 each,
$144 :forty.gig shares 11arlem Gas
Light Comap.ny, $50 oehm, $120 1[4
150 abarca l'eter~ Cooper Fire Imusur'
ana. Company, $20 eacb, .$210, and
smo on. .
AL pro.uincent i)Ctroit JUniversalist
some imnths ago, maIlrric(d a red-bead
ed widow with foufr children, sndl
last, week remarked to a friend:
"I was blind when I believed tltore
is no bell. I see now."
ro) you ktnofw wo I etm," askod a
poliememn of a fellow whoma ho had
seized by the thrat. '-Not exactly
sir; int I fany you are the mal.ianmt
The Mecklenburg Ccneni.l.
Theocelebtation .of the MrOklAnberg
Jeu.teqniali which i to ta Ifooat
ChargI~e aN C., on the 9 ' t
1bids taWtho al e t'o tio al
NWfflefe.! 'The 'seeptils'--it regi4d
tofthe g6in4in",ess10bh Deelar4siou
0(in104PU4d0910, ji9k:eh8 ,qlqgQ0,to
have taken place therq,dq ret, y gm
to be on the tqppv 'sid*1e, and n a
4Ojpbovili4virb.te . ud q,j the
e n y ? .r 1d to
ljdtheir rosnno at" n4I hila to
'helktWodanocpredtedl ias been
goAp4ppP4 gfthe 1wp have.pgea
filaraa6log every nerTe to meet
'le Alr Ip h their' lA it. 0il
'lo&'&dVih maer'WdaMt1W11yJ "The
buggntitt is .made by. the Prei t of
thaSt SMAt shalt ,e be-1 9e14i89enorat
2idahU ot4ii orti9arlhpa.
Uo. osej . Ju 6sto' W It' be
Chief Marshall, and Hon. Joh Korr,
one.of the bpt Ap'Oke jn th. St ate,
oratot of the day ,to 'Ch'r.rl tte
6olbrdtion Id to'be a patriott -air
61, 1 eYonts, atd -the Old N6rth
State has tuary valuable traditions
and, interesting souvenirs to givo
Wg. stig ths occasion. Whon the
Coonty,a.ldigb sees the South as
well as ti6' N'6,tli colobrating the
evento of their conJinouorigiD, the
spectacle ought to,eAAb.Nish, 1o oon.
Vio(ion Oyylgr,e:tig t thlj inter
ets apd purposc0 are ie'iid'idiit
t,ieal to-dIag.--ewvs snd Corer
Solib. Srojilla POelaItAssoolRtlon.
Tihs body has boen in se'slon dev
erI 4ag, ig ~C i a, ,"'Thp .4l1ow.
Ing arq the 6 oars oleiied for the
eobtiitg'yftt -' I'-, . . ii, t.
* G>S.- 'If. Wright, - Volinmbia,
Pdsident; Oro i W., 19wod,
(,ronv.ille, .vioo-Plresi4eg . DrN H. I
ToggO, A iken, id viop- 1osident -
br. . 8' Thompeon, 1b0ville dor
fbiponding Seoretav'y; Drj V F.
Choupin;i Charleston papenmanent 1Ro
cbrding SOrtary I .Dr, T,W. J3o1
ohin,: Qheraw, TreasnFer.
Death. of a YoUng Confederate.
4 potipo . A9Qter aglumn an
n,114s 1o Oaiter :Ooau
n6nt Clalsbi Al. 'At" the early
ago of sixteen,- he volutitebred i the
H-: pton Legon, and served gallant.
4y. during-the entire war, and, i4 was
from disease then contracted that
his death was caused. le leaves a
widow, an aged fathet and m6ther
and many friends and relatives to
lament his deceage.-Phtvnix.
A young man with a speoulative
opi called at an insuranOO office ink
1!udianapolla the other day, and asked
what a policy on his mother's life
for $2,000 would oost. He explain
ed that he had bought some real
estate, and that as future payments
would crowd him some, 'he thought
to realizo eiough on the old lady's
death,*ns she could not live long, t
holp him out. The insuraboa - man
advised him not to stp at any pnas
urea, but to scouro tho old lady's
UkelQton as well L.nd dispose of 'it to
one of the biedfeal colleges.
A party from dpartanburg wont
to Edneyville, N. U., in searoh of
some1 parties supposedl to have rob.
bed a store in the form'6r 'town.
Tihey name up with their gamej but
met with. a desperate resistance, one
of thoem gett,ing his head opened with
an axe. .Ope of the robbers, i rfree.
ing hilnialf, shiot a buille hole in his
leg, and was afterwards shot in the
body. One of the pursued party,
Rufus Lewis, was brought back safe
The flyNer o't know that it Ie
May. WVhy should they muspedt any.
thing of the aort ? T1h'y are just
now in the prime of the,aezobllenee.
Still, there are plenty of. fools who
know more about tho "pnonths with
an'r' in themi" than they do about
the weather.-N. Y.' Irn.'i Mail.
Tfhe prospctls for winter wheqat are
very discouragin5 in Illinois. Where
large arena are usually" sowtu, there
will not ibe over half a crop.: Many
wheat fields. are being pAo.wod for
cqin- .$pring wheat an .oats are
damaged, also rye and barley,
Fruit aire generally destroyed.
Thbe Chester lieporter ban *entered
upon its 5th volunie, andgwe cannot
consoientiously let the occasien pass
without iaying that it, is the' hand
somiest weekly pnper published in
the Sta'to, It Is editeod with indus.
try and ability, inxd' presents
evidences of prospom ity.' -Ebo0g ma~y
it, wvave.-.'.e. I
A 'exas 'woman hans Warp.edI to
use tbo Iaes so defti y;that Mhe er.q
stand in the door amrn haul 'the hat
off the lightningifed psddler while he
is unfastouing the gate.
A buighar in North Caroitba was
found and upon being shot by a far.
omer into wheae huseo lie had;broken
proved to bet : womano in manx's dress.
Self m..dt meu are y aryi~r pt