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VOL. XI ;7 ; WINNSBO1O, S. C., WEDNESDAY1 NINGP SEPTEME2 85 N.1
F A I1H0 I B k l E THE, ,D
is PunuisIT h.vD L '
.-rms.-Thse HERAL D t published Week
y in the Town of Winnsboro, at $8.00
rr variably in advance.
Mig' All translenit advertisposents to be
TA[ U)IN ADVANO$.
Obituary Notices and Tri utes 1.Q0
.per t quare.
Ninety Nine.
The following hyD1t5epp sed
lady in Scotland and pqt, to'. u o ly
Sankey was the means of converting
thousands of souls in the great Moody
and Sankey revivals. It is destined to be
come immensely popular.
There were ninety and nine that safoly
lay
In the shelter of the fold,
But one was out on the hills away
Far off from the gates of gold ;
Away on the mountains wild and bate,
Away from the tender Shepherd's care.
Lord thou hast hero thy ninety and nine,
Are they not enough for the; ?
But the Shiephord made annwer, 'This of
mine
IHas waindered away fron me,
And althouigh the road is rough and steep
I go to the desert to find my sheep."
But none of the ransomed ever knew,
How deep were the waters crossed,
Nor how dark was the night that the Lord
passed through
Ere ho found his sheep that was lost.
Out in the desert he heard its cry
Sick and helpless and ready to die.
Lord, whence are those blood drops all
the way
That mark out the mountain's track ?
They were shed for one who had gone
astray
Eri the Shopherd could bring him back,
Lord, whence are Thy hands so rent and
torn ?
They are pierced to-night by many a
thorn.
And all through the mountain's thunder
riven
And up from the rocky stoop
There rose a cry to the gate of heaven,
"Rejoice, I have found My sheep "
And tho angels re-colic around the throne,
"Rejoice, for the Lord brings back His
own."
Tat Confedratic Dead.
Mn. EuTon :-Will you permit
me the use of your columns for the
purpose of making an announce
mont to the public.
After the conclusion of the war,
certain patriotic ladies in the city of
Columbia conceived the idea of erect
ing an appropriate monument in
that city to the Confederate dead, to
perpetuate the memory of their
deeds of valor, their privations and
endurance, and the heroic sacrifice
F of their lives in the cause of their
country Columbia being the cn
tral point of the State, likely at
times to b'e visited by citizens of all
the counties, was evidently the most
proper place for such a monument.
These ladies besides intend that this
tribute siall not stand merely for
the Confederate dead of Columbia or
Richland County, but of the whole
State ; indeed, that the fathers and
mothers, wvies and children of any
of those heroes who fell on the bat
tle fields of the South may approach
and view this structure, feehpg that
it is as well erected in memory of
their loved ones as of -th'osd whose
kindred live near by. It is there
fore not local, but as it werena
tional, in which all will have a com
mon interest. How worthy an ob
ject this is, every one at the South
will appreciate. In most of the
Southern States .(excepting South
Carolina) beautiful monutpents huie
already been erected to express an
undying love for and remembrance
of their Confederate dead, intending
that those structures shall. witness
this to all coming geerations.
The monument for Columbia is
now completed, and will soon be in
* process of erection in Elmwood
Cemetery. It is impossible to tell
of the difficulties which the ladies in
charge have had to surmount in or
der to put their enterprise 'in' the
way of success. To their patience,
devotion and untiring exertions we
owe it that their labors now ap
proach completion. The cost of the
monument will be $10,000, and the
difficulty of raising such a sum in
the impoverished condition of our
State may be conceived ; but there
is even yet to collect some two or
three thousand dollars and as one
climbing a mountain fids the last
stops of the ascent the hardest to
achieve, so these ladies exper~ence
\vith the summit of their hndea&vors
* vhich is to put the capstone to their
labors.
I propose, Mr. Editor, in aid of
their noble undertaking, to offer on
Iny part an ei'ort in their behalf.
It is my intention to deliver at Ches.
ter, Yorkville, Winneboro, and
probably at other places, a lectnre
to be entitled "The Confederate
Soldier, as dead his claims to be
remembered ; as living to be honored
mnd respected."
T~his lecture will be delivered at
Winnsboro onl sneh day after the
first week in August s the ootmit..
tee shall appoint, Whethe~r' I shall
be succedssful enough to please and
hiesrest my audience, be it great og
sm'all, I know not ; all I can promise
ob Egiyail iet en
deavor w be given to the object.
It will be a noble rivalry between the
6unti a of Oheoter, York and Fair
fel~t se bioh will contribute
3 NM ) ifyh'sokce d vAcuaiud
LAV.O 'arequrnt4d e, h 1tpl r
ton, Col. James H. Rion and W. H.
Williams Esq., who will please asso
eiat itlih tbinhelvkla strong repte
d~ Lt~ 6 e hi aboridiitted
oad te ciarge of the funds
collected.
S. P. HAMILTON.
The i Mb4 l ma es may 4edit
survey the situation with alarm
when they find that the mismanage
ment and recklessness df'ti Akin..
istratidn v e lot them at a crisis
likd ' this without a commander.
Who, of all their chief men in Con
gress or, the executive offices, can
strike the ley note of poliby for
them, or rally their half broken
ranks Y They had nobody to send
into Maine except Senator Morton,
who is more thoroughly identified
than any; other inan in: public life
witlh the odions measures which ha re
brought the party into disrepute.
Boutwell is involved in the same dis
grace as Morton. Delano dare not
take the stump for fear of damaging
his own side. The leaders of three
years ago are politically dead-de
stroyed by Credit Mobilier, or the
Louisiana usurpation, or the Force
Bill, or the Outrage Fraud. The
survivors of a remoter and purer
generation of po)]ticians hive been
driven into exile. ' Mr. 'Conkling
could only help the campaign in
New York by keeping away from
the Convention ; and when the party
in this State undertook to make the
best possible -show for itself in des
perate circumstanceA, it could think
of no better means than sending all
its leaders to the rear and passing a
pointed condemnation of the course
of its own Administration. Here is
the result of six years of Grantism ;
the party is drifting upon the rocks
and there is nobody at the helm.
Where will it be in 1876 ?-N. Y.
Tribune.
Moncure D. Conway, in a letter to
the 'Cincinnati Commercial, tells
of a creole prisoner, Julia St. Clair
Newman, whohas been giving the
keepers of the Millbank Prison no
end of trouble. Her hands were so
small that no handcuffs could hold
them. They sent her to a dark cell
and she refused to eat; she was so
near death that the keepers had to ,
yield. They sent her to Bedlam, but
the physicians there discovered that
she was feigning, .and she had., be
sent back' to Iillb ik. Slje 'per
potually tore up her clothes, and to
keep her from parading in puris
natur'albug whole hwardrobes, of
clothda had to be sacsifbea. *Sergi
cal instrument makers took her ex
act measure to, devise some contri
vances that would hold her ; she
beat them all. The greatest manu
facturer of restraints for the ,insane;
"made a pair of leather sleeves lof~
extra strength and fitted thein him
's~f They came .up to her shoul
ders, were istiapped acfdds, tpien also
strapped axound het waist and again.
below, fastening her hands close to
her side. Nekt' morinktm the task
nistress took the sleeves to the
(koernor. In thie night Julia had'
extricnated herselflfrom themi and out
them into ribbons, using a piece of
glass she had. seoreted." A yet
more powerful straight-waistcoat'
was' devised and a collar put around
her neck to iceep her from bitik it
with her teeth. Next moding ' he
was free, as usual. Finally the au
thorities of the prison notified the
government that they had not the
power to restraipi ilp this -Coo~e
girl, and thit 'gh'e 1t6g 'the 'whole'
establishment in a pazuc. So she was
sont on the Nautilus to Van Die
men's Land. Whether she has car
ried thither her reign of terror I
know not, butgber oarqer enacs the
great ehaptdr in historyeo libank
During the spagt week meeveral
spirited lett1rs" 1ave' mted Ebe
tween Cardoz~a and Mr. Dun , the
Receiver of Itardy Solomon's hank.
Receiver Dunn write very' well' but'
Iwhat the people want to know is why
he does not make a clean statement
of the afihilrs of the Bank. There
has beest fraud practised and the
publio is anxious to know who got
the tnoney. This Solomon Bank
affair promises 'to be a second
edition of the Bank of the State-a
pref' for unsordtpuloue speculators.
TheiState has' neve? received, any
thing from the Bank of the State and
we fear that such will be the ease in
the Solomon steal if a showing is not
adon made.n M eiohearc 9 peg
ploe overling up trae hand wonder
whether such employments is thes
k'dason for delayv in this matter.
The Mechanies' bank of Montreal
has suspended4
A STORY OF IIVORUB.
TIB STRANGE VICIasI'fUDE5OF i ARRIED
LIFE.
It , may not b6eygefrally.. knoii, y
says the Cincinnati Enquirer, yet it
is probably true, that the novel of
"East Lyrmed1 although written MM
England, had the ground work of its
story in a singular marriage which
took place in this city, tbe notice ;and
the attending ciietuntages sit thie
time being copied by almost every
paper in the country. The matter
was *1?las f~~ys:4Mr' a I
a eler a do ,n' d i hou , e lain
love a yoglady +whosee er,
w s a well-to-do Second street mer
chant, and after a proper season of
attention the couple were married
Both soon found out that they
were not happily mated, and after a
marriage of seven years, duing
which titne they had three gbldren,
two boys and a girl, they mutually
agreed to the husband applying for
a bill of divorce, on the ground of
incompatibility of temper. The di.
vorce was granted, and the wife wont
home to her fathe, who had tbtugh
indorsing lost his business and all
his property.. The daugh er' and.,
his own 'rbisfo'tnhed w* gh d' 'so
heavily upon the father's mind that
during a moment of mental aliena
tion he took his own life, leaving his
daughter penniless and to rough it
with the cold charity of the world as
best she could. The womnl , a brave
little, eature, tried every way she
knewlhow to gain an honest liveli
hood-in fact, working so hard giv
ing music 16sdons and'doing embroid
ery for her old school mates that her
health gave way, and, having no
money to pay her board, mudt beg,
starve or go to the poor-house. To
turn tottheobthe side of the pietl, 1
the hinsband, after a few' mon '
release from the marital bonds, again 1
married, and at the time of which
we speak had not only the three 1
children by the first wife, but also an 1
addition thereto a little two year old
girl by the secogl wife. The latter
lady being ill, the husband adver- t
tised for a nurse and housekeeper,
which notice reached the eye of the
first wife, and she, in her trouble,
went to the former partner of her
heart, told him of her sad condition
and applied for the position in his
household. The husband knew not
what to say ; but after giving. her
ample funds for all immediate wants
asked her to call again at his office
on the following morning, pronis
big to consult his wife about the
matter in the meantime.
Promptly as her agreement wife
No. 1 was on time, as was the hus
band, and'frpn there they went, to.1
the resigence, where the two wiyes
had their first conversation, ending
in their agreement for the first wife
to come and accept the -vacant place,
which she did, seemingly delighted
at having a peaceful home over her
head, ,notwithstanding the very
strange circumstances under which
suoh a phelter was given. Necessity
demanded that the entire past
should be obliterated, and the new
housekeeper treated as any other
help ; that she must care for the
children, hek own offspring, and the
other child the Game as any hired
nurse would do;: that she must eat,
at the second table to care for het'
charges. All these things and ovent
more humility did the poor womah
show, never by sign, word or look
exhibiting the least evidence of dis..
content. Tht however, must lhave
been the true aeehg ot her heart,
when seeing t~i~w.fillhig 4he
place that she had 6Ietried, as she
thought, so hard to fill P' Whe abof~e
is from the files of an old Q$icbii&ati'
paper, bufkthe sequel, as told tie s
one conversanrt with the wholefatp
is stiranger the~ what we Mv.al
ready na rated. When the ohohera
was ragirng in our city in 1866 the
Becond wife was taken very ill with
it, and being iriformed' by the phyei
cian that she could live but a. few -,
hours at the most,.as shre was hen in y
a collapsd condition, sh6 asked that'
all g6 out the room, excepting her i
husband and the housekeeper, When a
she told how she dreaded leaving t
her child amongst strangers, and as
a dying wife entreated them both to
marry again.' The proposition was
a strange one, .but both promised, i
and a few months' afterward, when a
the second wife had been dead a
5ffcient length of time not to cause
*'ehras, the two were again 4nasried,.
bi-ought todltlher after' a ordel sep~
tation~df sb yeay s, and Ve
lieve are now living hpily togethey
in a osy West Endhouse.
Eni WAsN'' Ox.-On the Lake ~
Shiord Road the other cday an old
lady, seated opposite a sharp look
ing gentleman, kept he* 'eyed bn'a
"Mlister, are you a pickpockef, t''
"Why, no, madr-,I ' bUdiness
man of Clevelgandf he answered. c,
"Is sth iist isi .'i Tel
'm aw dia intd Iwanted
to ryvn seef ?ouldn't reform I
Fear mebestoon ant to take
the negativa side4
Drinking, MioW
BEASONS FOR zDiIBIN FT5 .'AsTs.
It may, not l e ty known,
ays the Cincmiati Uoh a cIcd, that
3inchinati has its Bl drinkers
onsumptives and bth - who daily
visit the slaughter houses to Obtain
he vigorous draug. ,f ru4 -life
lixir fresh from the v 's of beeves.
'awrence'is slaughter house, opposite
hie Oliver etree , polies station, has
ts daily visitants who drink blood,
mnd -the slaughter houses of the
Goewenstoins, on ypha street, a feyr
quares away, has perh'aps hpfi a
lozen tinily visitors of the same
ilass. The latter plaoe, indeed,
yave the principal custom of this
dind (if custom it may be termed
vhere the recipient is charged noth
ng), for the reasons that all beeves
pre slaughtered thoe by n Shochet.
Many who can drink the 'blood of
bnimals slaughtered according to the
lebrew fashion can not stomach
hat of bullocks felled with the ax.
lhe blood of the latter is black and
hick and lifeless ; that of the former
nightly ruddy and clear as new
Vine.
"We have two ladies ,and one
rotmg man coming here day to drink
flood," observed a slaughter h.ziase
ropriotor yesterday. "We usd to
ave a great many nore, but they
rot well MA strong and stopped
oming. One woman cme here for
year, and got wonderfully healthy
nd fat ; she used to be a skeleton, a
ohsumptive skeleton. We always
laughter in the Hebrew way ; and
he blood of cattles so killed is more
ealthy. It tastes like the new milk
rom a cow."
"Why, did you ever drink it ?"
"No, no I-what should I drink it
or t I am too fat as it is. And you
now"-with a pleasant laugh--.
'lIoses forbid the Hebrews to use
>loodas a diet."
The Shoohet passed by with a
ong knife. "I am going to cut a
iullock now," he observed, "if you
vant a glass of blood."
It at once occurred to the writer
o try the experiment for curiosity's
ake, and give the public the benefit
f his experience. A large tumbler
vas rinsed and brought forward,
lie throat of the bullock severed,
id the glass held to the severed
'ens. It was filled in an instant'
nd handed to us, brimming over
vith the clear, ruddy life stream
vhich warmed the vessels through
nd through. There was no odor,
o thickemng, no consequent feeling
f nausea, and the first mouthful
wallowed the glass was easily drain
d.
And how did it taste ? Fancy the
ichest cream, warm with a tart
weetnoss, and the healthy strength
if the pure wine, "that gladdeneth
he heart of man I" It was a
fraught simply delicious, sweeter
han any concoction of the chemist,
he codfectioner, the winemaker-it
vas the very elixir of life itself. The
)opular idea that blood is difficult
o drink is an utter fallacy ; and the
nost timid with glass in his hand
nust be reassured by one glanco at
ts clear contents. He will forget all
he familiar feelings of sickness con
ured up by that one word "blood ;"
t is not "blood" any longer in his
>yes, but rosy life, warm and palpi
ating with the inipulse of the warm
heart's last palpitation ; is is ruddy,
igorous, healthful life-not the
ssence, but the protoplasmid fluid
tself-turned in an instant from its
hatural channel. No other earthly
raught can rival such crimson
reajh, and its strength spreads
birouh the veins with the very
apid~il of wine. Perhaps the
Lnowleg of its invigorating pro
>erties originated that terrible e
Mression, "druuk with blood." That
he first draught will ereate a desire
or a second ; that a second may
*rbate an actual blood-thirstiness in
he literal sense of the word ; that
uch a thirst might lead to to worst
onseq4uences in a coarse and brutal
atur'e, we are rather inclined to be
ieve is not only possible, but proba
il. The healthy and -vigorous
hould respect the law of Moses in
his regard. Perhaps it was through
>ccasional indulgence in a draught
f human blood (hofore men's veins
tere poisoned with tobacco and bad
iquor) that provoked the monstrous
ruelties of certain Augustine .Em
erors. Perhapsn it was such a pas-.
ion that, as De Qaincey has it left
Jaligula, while toying wh the
>flshed threat of hs Osonia, half
litracted between the pleasure of
aressing it which he might do fre
uently, and of outtieg. it, which
onld be enjoyed but once.
EvtN So-Get. Edng, of OldIo,
Iliracterizes the hard amoney howl
a "device of the money lords by
Lie false cry of 'public honor,' t'o
s~ke the fortunes of thbir families
y ruining thei pountry." '
You occosionally meet a man in
Ligv world whose word is as good as
is band, and both are worthless,
A tramp died at the houise of Mr.
Vnlker, watchmann at 4he Catawba
triden. A 0. A A. 1A -~
The ;;I;.nl .infl atiouist.
MOMS JIAWKS AND 1118 BEAUTIFUL PLANi
OF MAKING MONEY.
Thin doctrine of inflating. the cur
rency by issuing an unlimited
aniount of greenbacks reminds us of
6ne Mopes Hawks, who used to live
overin Alleghany and run a newspaper
and shingle shanty. The newspaper
was run during the period of pub
lishing the tax-lists,. and Moses
shaved shingles the rest of the year.
Hawks was a great man in that
burg ; and, as currency was scarce
in the community because no one
had anything to purchase it with, a
bright idea struck him. He went
into his offlo one morning and
printed a large batch of promises to
pay--quarters, halves and dollars
and occupied himself for several
days in affixing the autograph of
Moses Hawks to every one of them.
Hawks, that is Moses, was now a
wealthy man, and possessed of un
limited resources. He bought
everything o'fered for sale, and paid
in his new currency, and also loaned
it to his neighbors.
The thing worke' like a charm
until tax ;ne, when something bet
tor was required. Everybody had
sold their "truck" .and taken Hawks's
currency in payment. The people
flocked to Hawks and demanded
redemption. He redeemed by
issuing d new batch of scrip and
more of it. Prior to this the scrip
had passed current among the
people, but the new issue had no in
flated the "curency" that the people
refused to receive it longer, it having
becomeso plentiful as to be worth
less. Mdercbants and dealers had
sold their goods for the stuff, but
could not buy more with it.
Hawks was bankrupt and could not
redeem, and the people were in a
bad plight.
One morning a stranger presented
himself to Hawks and demanded
that he should redeem some that he
(the stranger) had received at Saga
tuck, where he had been to look
after some business matters. Hawks
declined the accomodation. The
stranger then asked, "This is good
is it not, Mr. Hawks "
"Good, thunder 1" replied Hawks,
"It ought to be, for every man,
woman, and child within fifty miles
of this place has from a peck to a
half bushel of it."
"But, Hi. Hawks, you redeem,
don't you ?"
"Redeem I" exclaimed Hawks ;
it wasn't made to redeem ; it was
made to circulate."
JoMN CJINAMAN GIvEs His VIEws ON
PoLITC.-Probably the most curi
ous pair of human beings that have
yet boon Aeon at the Exposition wit
nessed the show on Monday night.
They were Chinamen, clad in flow
ing robes and sandals, with the inev
itable pigtail done up in a double
bow-knot at the back of their heads.
A. representative of the Trade List,
after following them around for
some time, came up to them while
they were at a standstill on the
bridge in Floral Hall.
The following valuable ind inter
esting conversatiop took place :
lReporter-Hey John. What do
you think of the show ?
(Chinaman grins and shows his
teeth.)
Reporter (in a louder voice)-I
say, John, it's a big show, isn't iti
Chinaman-Chow Hi likeo Melican
man show, heap big.
Reporter-hood for you, Chow
Hi. Did you ever see aniy'hing as
big as this in China?'
Chkinaman-Chow Hi likee Mell
can man show. Chow Hi likee
Melican map Billallen. Melican
man dolleo heap good Chinaman.
BIhellen brick. He makee more
dollee.
Reporter-Well, what's this got
to do with
Chinaman-Chow Hi not aflaid
Melican man. Chow Hi stick up for
Billallen. Washe closee Blillallen.
Votee six times Billallek He heap
great man. Makee dollee plenty rice.
Chow lHi likee white man talkee bout
Billallen.
And as Chorw Ili began to un
wring his pig tail at this interesting
juncture and indulge in a series of
e'9olutions that were strikingly sug
getstive of familarity with the sports
of the prize ring, the reporter coJI
eluded that it was wrong to further
molest the son of Confucius, and
acorinlydeted.C uinnati
WarrE Sravzs.-The selfish pluIo
gt. of .iThode taland, who own
sh~ands of white slavea and drive
to their factory work with ro
miorseles cruelty, are gettlinginorvous
beehiuse Re~ slaves are talking
abod revolting against their. tyran
ny. F'orty thousand of thern at
PrQvidence0 lroposd toi steike for
highet .Yos et when the
9miancipitted blacks not only rfle
to work but propose to steal for a
living, these same plutoorats o1
Ymtkeodomi consider It treason for
the Southern whiten to complain
about it.
What is Paid for Bosh.
Mrs. Harriett Lewis, the authoi
ness of "The House of Secrets,
'Lady of Kildare," etc., receives
regular salary of $10,000 a yea
from Bonner, and her husbani
Leon Lewis, author of the "Bo
Magician," a famous stor7 of two o
three years ago, gets a like amouni
making an increase of $20,000 fo
the two. Sylvanus Cobb, Jr. probe
bly the best known of the stor3
writers, made in one year $13,000 b
his pen, he being, however, alarmin
prolific. H? wrote the first stor,
that gave the' Ledger its reputatior
It was called "The Gunmaker c
Moscow," and made the fortune o
the paper. He is quite old now, bu
his income is not not less thai
$5,000 per anmm. "Nod Buntline
(G. C. Judson) has made a fortun
and rioted it away ; but his pen i
golden-tipped yet. He has tru
genius, and is as bright as a now do]
lar all the time. His "Buffalo Bill
has, it is said, in print ima on, iij
stage, netted- ; vYriouns owners ove
'V51A,000, Mary Kyle Dallas, who i
filling the place once occupied b
Fanny Fern, is said to draw a salar
of $7,500. Mrs. Agnes Fleming
Mrs. E. D. E. N. 8outhwortli
'Horatio Alger and Mrs. Dupuy (
Southern writer of note), cael
average from $4,000 to $,000 pe
annum by their literary work.-A i
lanta fera d.
TIHE CHOLERA A PERIODICAL IMP]
DEMIc.-The year of 1756 marks th
recognition of periodically return
ing twelve yearly epidemics, con
nocted with the great twelve yoarl
Hindoo festivals at the great torn
plos. The great twelve yearl;
epidemics of 1756, 1768 and 178:
haove been well described by Paisley
and others. Three times twelve, o:
thirty-six years subsequently, thi
groat historical epidemic of 181'
occurred. This epidemic and tha
of 1781 were distmnotly Juggernau
pilgrim choleras. In 1826 th<
i first indications of another posti
lonce appeared in the north of India
idemic cholera brolk out a
Hurdwar, the great place of pilgrin
age at the source of the Ganges
where it first issues from the foot a
the Himalaya Mountains. A foi
hundred thousand pilgrims go t,
Hurdwar every year ; nre over
third year ; still more every sixti
and ninth year, and fully 8,000,00
assemblo every twelfth year, and
vaster number every sixteenth yoai
The cholera of 1826 was carried aJ
over the world. In Now Orloan
alone, out of a population of 55,00(
6,000 died. The last great twolv
yearly epidemics commenced i:
India in 1865, and reached the Unil
ed States in 1866. If this period
cal theory is correct, the next chok
ra epidomic will be a Juggernaut on
in 1877, supplemented by a Hurdwa
cholera in 1879; although the cor
stant intercourse of Russia wit
Central Asia may be the means c
introducing a lessor epidemic int
Europe. But in 1877 and 1879 w
may expect an outburst of th
disease, such as there was in 178
and 1783, and 1817 and 1819, 182
and 1831, 1841 and 1843, 1853 an
18515, and 1865 and 1867.--A2ppl
Con&'s American& Cyclopamelia.
Why Small Parmters are Prosperoo*.
We have often had occasion t
call atteintion to the fact that tihon
we are accuiatomed to call "smal
farmers" are generally the mos
prosperous farmers in the Soutl:
lhey are not so because small farm
and very limital opeoratioxns are,i11
themselves, bosf, hrt -bccauso then
farmers are workintg in harmony wit]
their circiumstances. They have at
cepted the situation, and put thei
own hands to the plow. Havin1
small capital, and oftten very lim'itei
knowledge-and skill, they go safely
as they see the way clearly befor
them. The large planter, on th
contrary, often without any cap~itai
at all of his own, attempts on bor
rowed money (at fearfully high rate,
of interest) to conduct large opera
tions, without closemy counting th<
cost or the risks, and fails, as an'
soundminded man, not infatuatol
with cotton, would see that he must
This does not prove thmat small farmi
and small farming are necessaril,
most profitable, but that our opere
tions, both as to method and ,to oz
tent; must correspond with our capi
tal and other circumstances.-Buhra
Carolinian.
Captain WVebly, who swam thm
Englhsh Channel, is looked upon by
the English as a greater man thai
Zacharmah Chandler, but they havy
never seen Mr. Charudler paw water
and shouldrzit spQoi his chances ii
adyanice,
Let's stop slnrring pull4eol
dresses. When one comio to rememm
ber that a wornan han got to sli
sideways on a horse, and~ that shi
can't put her feet on the top of th<4
stove, it does scerm as if they midhi
be allowed some extravagancen;
oI Corrency.
You can ride all day in Arizona
and not see a baldheaded man or
a any other man.
. One of the most tedious things
1, in life is waiting for a rich old aunt
Y to drop oft.
r An Illinois dog has tasted of
twenty-four tramps during the
past month, and still they come.
James Robinson, great bareback
rider, will attempt to ride the
charge that he smuggled silk from
Canada.
. Now that they make glass that is
f not brittle, people who live in glass
f houses can throw stones as safely as
t other people.
There are only fifty or sixty great.
grand-daughters of Patrick Henr'
3 to be found in Virginia, and you'd
3 bettor hurry up if you want one of
3 them.
"!u't do you know this is Sun
y'" "Y-a-a-s" "What are you
a fishing for, then ?" Says he senten
' tiously, "Mud-cats I"-[Boston pa.
per.
The Creses, of Denison, Texas
' remarks : See to it that your wife is
kissed and potted and caresseJi
even if you have to do it yourso f."
Tennyson and Joaquin Miller have
got mad at each other, and Tennyson
calls Miller "the poet of the rag.
bag." We might as well have wal*
with England now as ever.
Texas Jack isn't in the theatrical
3 business any more. One reason for
it is because he is in jail so much
. that he can't take any leading part in
mock tragedies.
- It is said that George W. Childe
r has an income of $1,000 per day,
L year in and year out. Snakes to
grass I but why can't all of us write
obituary poetry I
3 ' No economical man will steal his
thanksgiving turkey now, as the bird
would eat up twice its cost before
t wanted. And the nights will be
3 much darker in October.
- If the now kind of of stockino'd
have stripes around the tops wry
doesn't the New York Herald bring
out a map and exhibit its enterprise
in advance of its contemporaries ?
Josh Billings remarks : "The only
way to git thru this world and es
e.po consure and abuse is to tako'
some back road. You kaamb travel.
the main turnpike and. do it."'
a Dr. Hall says. that no- person
should get out of* bed as soon as
l waking--that is, no man. He,
s should lie there and speculate and
, theorize while his wife is getting
o breakfast ready.
n A Tennessee girl, riding on the
cars, crossed the aisle, kicked a
young man up against the window
and remarked : "I was brng up
never to allow a yaller--yod man to
r wink at me I"
. Four different times during the
f present year has the American eagle
ben whipped by roosters, and yet
a we are told day after day that we
o must preserve o'reveremce for the
[ bird of liberty.
9 When Georgia planters have to
I attach burglar alarms to each soepa.
rate chicken to prevent it from be
ing taken off tihe roost at midnight
tihe poultry must wvonder what in
the Old Harry tils country is com-.
big to. lin dio
One mere lhgaedtrlifpp
a The Lowell Journal says : "A Fr
1 Wayne mnan seemds ws Ave cents for
a sample copy of the Journac. It Is .
-enough to make adversity get hight
s up and howl to see' old prosperity
1 cuddleuip so closis to-'ts,"
EaYzn hoOD INDEtlgFh Detroit'
P~ ree P~ress mentionas It s a singu
r lar evidence of the rapidity wth'
* hich great inro are forgotton int
I scutghat members of the'
r Rifle Team are now' allowed to pay
7' for' their own drinksi. To' which the'
3' 'ontrier-Journal adds "To us
I who were' born great, or' who have'
-achieved greatiiess, or had greatness
thrust upon us, this is indeed very~
'sad. We feel within the' depths of
our loftly souls a burning' vvsh that'
the time may never come wheft we
shall have been so far forgottrt tha6
-our countrymen will stand by anc.
i see uw pay for our own drinks."
- ErgJTLerY ExP'REssED.--Allu~dig'
- to the flattoringr reception accorde!
- ex1'President Davis in the West,,
I Capt. Hops of the Norfolk arnd.
Imark eloquently says:
I For our own part we desired %%
Davis to wait for the verdict of .gs
terity, and to stnand ixs the- mjetiot
attitute of our great Captain, who
died and made no signa, but 'wio in
his golden silence buiilt for hhioself a'
mopumnent more i~roliWl than
bronze or marble anoong' lis 4doup
trymn North or South-aefo tl1
British dolumbia # a I1 se
polo.140 fc'et logcomposed of a,
single trbe; to the Centennial

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