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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
- ANDERSON DISPRICT.
IN THE COURT OS ORDINARY.
WHEREAS. Robert A". King, Executor of the Will
of William King, dee'd., having filed his petition,
praying that a final settlement of the Estate of the
Said deceased be made;- and it appearing to my
-satisfaction that Hiram K. King, James M. Carter,
a?d tlie heirs at law of Nancy Carter, deceased,
(number and names unknown,)legal licjrsand de?
visees of the said William King, all reside beyond
the limits of this State:
It is therefore ordered that they severally appear
in the Court, of Ordinary, for Anderson District, at
Anderson Court House, on Friday the -2d day of
September next, tc receive their respective distrib-.
? utive sharis under the Will of the said William
King, dee'd., on final settlement, on the above sta
* tod day. ?
HERBERT HAMMOND, o.a.d.
June 22, 1865 ? i 2m
. WALHALLA BOTEL, .
RICH'D. W. CLARY, Proprietor.
THE subscriber informs the public generally that
lie has opened the above Hotel for the accommoda?
tion of transient and permanent custom, and will
take especial pains to provide for tho comfort and
convenience of his guests.
- Walhalla Is delightfully situated at tlfe present
terminus of the Blue Ridge Railroad, in close prox
imity to the mountains, and offers superior induce?
ments as a summer resort.
The Hotel tatble is supplied with the best tho
market affords. Prices reasonable.
R. W. CLARY.
Aug 17, 1865 9 2m
OFFICE GENr-*UFT. G.%& C. It. R., -
Newukkky, May 16, 1SG5.
ON and after Friday nexj the- Trains'on this Road
will run but three tiroes n week, viz~:
Leave Newbcrry oh Mondays, Wednesdays and
-Leave Greenville on Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Saturdays. - . ? .
All Freights will bo carried on the Passenger
Trains, at legular Freight Rates, (uot double
J. B. L.vSALLE, Gen. Sup't.
June 22. 1865 1
Drugs! Drugs!! Drugs !f!
THE subscriber would announce tolhf people of
this District that he has on'band a very good as
. Eoruxettt of
DR?G? AND MEDICINES,
which he offers for sale low for cash, at Dr. Webb's
corner, Brick Range. Persons wishing any article
in my line would do well to call and examine be?
fore purchasing elsewhere, as I know that 1 can
make it to their advantage to purchase from hie.
IS HAM W. TAYLOR.
Aug. 24, 18C5 ' 1?L .
"WILLIAM K. HAEEIS,
IS prepared, with MATERIALS, &c, for RE?
"Watches, Clocks ?St ?Teweh*y
y <>f every description. Work done on short notice,
and warranted. Masouic Building, Anderson C.
H., S. C.
June 22,1865 T
S-?^DI>r.ES, BRIDLES, &c,
MADE AND REPAIRED, -
IN THE VERY.BEST STYLE. B@* Provision,
Leather or Shoe Thread will be taken in exchange
for work, at reasonable prices.
I will be found on the East side of Main Street,
, tiro doors below the MarTret House.
JOHN L. ARNOLD.
June22>-1865 . ? 1
HARRISON & WHITHER,
Attorneys at-Law and Solicitors in Equity,.
? A.n<lei*soii <C. H., S. C
WILL attend promptly to all business entrusted to
their care. Applications made-fur,, p.irdon in be?
half of those belonging to the excepted classes from
the "President's Amnesty Proclamation. '
Sept 7, 1865 ' 12 "
v_ Blue Rid^e 15. R.
THE following Schedule will be observed on this
"Road until further notice :
Leave Walhalla on Mondavs, Wednesdays and
Fridays, at 11 o'clock A- M.
Leave Anderson onsamC days, upon arrival of
the Greenville train.
W. H. D. GAILLARD, Sup't,:
July 20, 1865 5
JL. B. TOWESS,
Aaelioii and Commission Merchant,
4 Granite Row, Anderson, S. C. i
Will BUI* or SELL Country Produce and Mer?
Refers to Capt. R". D: Sexn, Columbia, S. C,
and B. F. CrAvton, Anderson, S. C.
Aug. 24, 1865 10* ? >'4
COLIMBIA, & C.
THE undersigned, having leased the LARGE and
COMMODIOUS BUILDING known as the " Colum?
bia Methodist Female College," will open it as a
FIRST-CLASS HOTEL, on September 7th.-"
T. S. NICKERSON, Proprietor.
Aug 24, 1865 . 10 6 .
Dr. 'H. C. Oooley
INFORMS his. friends and tho public generally
that he has resumed the practice of Medicine.
: jggjc Office at tho Benson House.
Aug. 3, 18C5 7 3m
NEATLY AND CHEAPLY EXECU?
TED AT THIS OFFICE.
Gen. Lee at Petersburg and the
Surrender. ? -
A correspondent of the New York
World, who is supposed to be one of Gen.
Lee's staff, writes as follows :
Soon after sunrise on the 2d of April,
the Federal -column, in heavy mass, ad?
vanced from the outer, line of -works;
which they had carried at daybreak, to
attack Gen. Lee in his jnncr intrench
ments near Petersburg. When the pres?
ent writer reached, the vicinity of army,
head quarters', on the -Coy road, west of
the city, a Federal column wa's rapidly
advancing to charge a battciy posted in
the open field to the right of the house,
and at that time firing rapidly. General
Lee was iu the lawn in front of his head?
quarters, looking through his glass at the
column as it moved at a double quick
across the fields, and knowing the terri?
ble significance of the advantage which
tho Federal troops had gained, I looked
at the General to ascertain, if possible,
what he thought of it. He never ap?
peared more calm ; and if the affair had ,
been a review, he could not have exhib?
ited less emotion of any description. In
full uniform, with his gold-hilled sword,
and perfectly quiet look, he appeared to
be witnessing, with simple curiosity, some
The movement of the Federal colun.n.
became more rapid, and tho battery was
soon charged, but it succeeded in gallop?
ing off under a, heavy fire of musketry.
"The colu?n- then pressed on, and the
Federal artillery opened a heavy fire on
the hill, before which tho Southern guns.
?there was no infantry?withdrew.?
Gen. Lee retired slowly with his'artillcry,
riding his well known iron-gray, and one
person, at least in- the company, forgot
die shell and sharpshooters looking at
tho superb old cavalier, erect as an arrow,
and as calm-as a May morning. When
lie said to an officer near,." This is a bad
business. Colonel," there was no excite?
ment in his voice, or, indeed, any change
whatsoever* in iis grave and courteous
tonc.v A slight flusb, however, came to
his face a moment afterwards- A shell
'join the Fqjeral batteries, tired at the.
group, burst almost upon him, hilling a
horse nearby, and catling his bridle reins.
This brought a decided expression of
"fight" to the old soI?il.'s face, and he
probably felt as he did in Culpeppcr when
the disaster of Ihippahannock bridge oc?
curred, when he muttered. General Stew?
art told me, "I should like to go. into a.
The demeanor of public men on great
occasions is' legitimate matter of history.
Gen'. Lee's personal bearing upon this
critical occasion, when he saw himself
about to be subjected to the greatest hu_
miliation to the pride of a soldier?cap?
ture?was admirably noble and serene.
It was impossible not to be struck with
the grandeur of his appoarancc?no' olher
phrase describes it, or to refrain from ad?
miring tho princely air with which tho
old cavalry officer sat on his horse. With
his calm and thoughtful eye, and perfect
repose of manner^ visible in spite of the
restive movements of his horse, fright?
ened by the firing, it was hard to believe
that he saw there was no hope, and for
himself Would have cared little-if one of
the bullets singing around had found its
mark in his breast.
Of General Lee's soldiership, tho wri?
ter goes on to.say :
? If General Lee continued, of his own
choice.' to occupy a position at Peters?
burg, from which, as events soon showed
he could'not extricate his army, it will go
far to rob him of that renown uhieh'h'e
had previously won.
Upon the obvious view of the situation,
Gen. Leo, in February, issued orders 'for
tl?3 removal of all the stores of the army
to Danville. Government cotton and to?
bacco was hauled away from Petersburg j
hundreds of- the inhabitants left the place;
all the surplus artillery was sent to Ame?
lia Court House, and even the reserve,
ordnance train of the army was ordered
to the same point. Then suddenly, in
the midst of all, the movement stopped.
Tho authorities at Eichmond had said,
" Hold your position." Lee counterman?
ded his orders and awaited his fate.
I say awaited his fate, because I am per?
fectly well convinced that from that mo?
ment he regarded the event as. a'mere
question of time. Yet' he determined to
stand at bay and fight to the last. The
expected attack came. General Grant
rapidly concentrated his army (amount?
ing, General Meade .stated at Appomat
tox Courthouse, to about ono hundrea and
forty thousand men) on Lee's right, near
Burgess' Mill j Iiis most?cfficient corps of
infantry and cavalry were thrown for?
ward, and a desperate attack *"was made
on the Confederate works on White Oak
road. A bloody repulse awaited tho first
j assault, but the second was succcssful.-r
At the same time the lines near' Peters?
burg were broken by a great force, and
the affair was decided. The Confederate
army'was cut in two- the enemy held the
Southside Railroad; intercepting the line
of retreat; and wlrat Lee's clear military
judgement had foreseen, liad come to
pass. Between his "forty thousand men,
or less, and Danville, were the one hun?
dred and fort}- thousand men of Grant's
General Meade, it is said, expressed
extreme astonishment to General Lee
when informed of his small lftrffibers, de?
claring that if General Grant had sus?
pected this weakness, he would have
iong before broken through the Confeder?
ate lines, and this would have doubtless
been done sooner, but that up to this time
his adversary, by rapid movements of his
small force from point to point, and ob?
stinate fighting, had invariably foiled
Alter describing the difficulties of swol?
len streams and broken down transporta?
tion which aided the energetic move?
ments of General Grant in producing the
final surrender, the writer speaks of anoth?
er scene in the retreat in which Gen. Lee
appeared conspicuously :
In front of all was the still line of bat?
tle just placed by Lec, thrown in at the
critical moment and most unexpectedly,
and waiting calmly. Gen. Lec had rush?
ed his infantry over just at sunset, lead?
ing it in person, his face animated, and
his eye brilliant with the soldier's spirit
of "fight"?but his bearing unflurried as
before. An artist desiring to paint his pic.
ture, ought to have seen the old cavalier
at this moment, sweeping on upon his
large iron-gray, whoso mano and tail
floated in the wind, carrying his field
glass half raised in his right hand, with
head erect, gestures animated, and in the
whole face and form the expression of
the hunter close upon his game. The
line once interposed, he rode in the twi?
light among the disordered groups above
mentioned, nnd-tho sight of hTm aroused
a tumult. Fierce cries-resounded on alj
oides, and with bauds clenched violently
and raised aloft, the men rallied on liim
to lead Urem against fcthc enemy.. "It's
Gen. Lee!" "Undo Robert!" "Where's
the man that won't follow Uncle Rob?
ert!" I heard on all sides?the. swarthy
faces, full of dirt and courage, lit up eve?
ry instant by the glare of tho Federal
signals near. Altogether the scene was
The end came at last. The great sol?
dier had fought as long as he could, and
done all in his power to extricate his ar?
my from a position in which it had been
placed by no fault of his. Now he did
not hesitate in his course. At first he
had recoiled from tho idea of surrender
when it was suggested to him by, I think.
Gen. Pcndlcton. The officer had inform?
ed him that his corps commanders were
unanimously of opinion that surrender
was inevitable; but he had exclaimed,
greatly shocked, "Surrondor! I havo too
many good fighting men for that!" Now
tho current had set too strongly against
him, and he was forced to yield ; and the
army, witlrless than eight thousand mus?
kets, a very short supply of ammunition,
and almost nothing to eat, was surren?
The Unchangeable Land.?Things do
not change in tho East. As Abraham
pitched his tent in Bethel, so does an
Arab Shiekh now set uphiscamp; as Da?
vid built his palace on Mount Zion, so
would a Turkish Pasha now arrange his
house; in every street may be seen the
hairy children of Esau, .squatting on the
ground, devouring a mess of lentils like
that for .which the rough hunter sold his
birthright; along'every road plod the
sons of Rcclxib, whose fathers, one -thou?
sand years ago, bound themselves and
theirs to drink no wine, plant no tree,
enter within no door, and their children,,
have kept the oath; at every khan young
-men sit around the pan of parched corn,
dipping their morsel into the dish ; Job's
plowa is still used, and the - seed is
still trodden into the ground by asses and
June; olives are shaken from the boughs
as directed by Isaiah; and the grafting
of trees is unchanged since the days of
Saul. The Syrian house is still, as for?
merly, only a stono tent, as a temple was
but a marblo tent. What is seen now in
Bethany may be-taken as the exact like?
ness of the house of Lazarus, where Ma?
ry listened and Martha toiled, or as the
house of Siniori?the leper, where the pre?
cious box of ointment was broken, and
whence Judas set out to betray his mas?
ter.?Dickens' All the Year Round.
"My brudders," said a waggish colored
man to a crowd, "in all affliction, in all your
trubbles, dar is one place you can always
find sympathy." "Whar," shouted sever?
al. "In de dictionary,"he replied, rolling
his eyes towards the sky.
Polygamy in Utah?Some Inter?
Mr. Samuel Bowles writes to the Spring?
field (Mass.) Republican, from Utah:
The marrying of two or more sisters is
very common; one young Mormon mer?
chant in Salt Lake City has three sisters
for his three wives. There are several
cases of men marrying both mother
(widow) and her daughter or daughters;
taking tho 'old woman' for the sake of
getting the young ones; but having chil?
dren by all. Please to cipher out for
yourselves how this mixes things. More
disgusting associations are known?even
to the marrying of a half-sister by one
Mormon. Consider, too, how these chil?
dren of one father , and many mothers?
the latter often blood relations?are like?
ly to become crossed again in now mar?
riage?, in second 1* third, if not the first
generation, under the operation of this
polygamous practice; and it is safe to pre?
dict that a few generations of such social
practices will breed a phj'sical, moral and
mental debasement of the people most
frightful to contemplate. Already, in?
deed, arc such indications apparent, fore?
shadowing the sure and terrible realiza?
Brighauv Young's wives are number?
less ; at least no one seems to know how
many he has; and he has himself con?
fessed to forge tfu In ess in the matter. The
probability is, ho has from sixteen to
twenty genuine or complete wives, and
about as many more women sealed to him
for heavenly association and glory. The
latter are mostly pious old ladies,
eager*for high seats in the, Mormon
heaven, and knowing no surer way to get
there than to get tacked on to Brigham's
angelic procession. Some of these scal?
ed wives of his are the earthly wives of
other men ; but lacking faith in their hus?
bands' heavenly glory, seek' to make a
6urc thing of it for the future by the grace
of gracious Brigham. Down East, you
know, many a husband calculates on
stealing into heaven under the pious pet?
ticoats of his better wife; here the thing
is reversed, and, women go to heaven be?
cause their husbands -take them along.
The Mormon religion is an excellent in?
stitution for maintaining masculine au?
thority in the family; and the greatness
of a true Mormort is measured, indeed, by
the number of wives he can keep in sweet
.and loving and especially obedient Subju?
gation. Such a man can have as man}'
wives as he wants. But President Young
objects to multiplying wives for men who
havo not this rare domestic gilt. * So
there is no chance for* you and me, my
dear Jones, becomingsuccessful Mormons.
In man}* cases, the Mormon wives not
only support themselves and their chil?
dren, but help support; their husbands.
Thus a clerk, or man with similar limited
incomCj who has yielded to the fascina?
tions and desires of three or four women,
and married them all, makes his .home
with No. 1, perhaps, and the rest
live apart, each by herself, taking in sew?
ing or washing, or engaging in other em?
ployment, to keep up her establishment
and be no charge to her husband. He
comes around, once in a while, to make
her a visit, and then she sets out an extra
?table and spends .all her accumulated
earnings to make him as-comfortable and
herself as charming as possible, so that
her fraction of the dear.sainted man may
be multiplied as much as possible. So
the fellow, if he is lazy and has turned
his piety to the good account of getting
smart wives, may really board around
continually, and live in clover, at no per?
sonal expense but his own clothing. Is
not this a divino institution, indeed?
Brigham Young's younger children, as
seen in his school, "to which we were ad?
mitted, look sprightly and bright and
handsome ; und some of his gi'own up
daughters arc comely and clever;.but his
older sons give no marked sign of their
fathers smartness. Tho oldest, Brigham,
Jr., 5s mainly distinguished for his size
and strength?he weighs, two to three
hundred pounds, and is muscular in pro?
portion. He has now taken one of his
wives and gone to England with her on
business for the church. The next 6on,
John, is a poor and puny-looking fellow,
with several wives and an inordinate love
for whisky. Brigham's dynasty will die'
There Is no more love lost between the
soldiers and tho Mormons than between
the soldiers and the Indians. The " boys
in blue " regard both as their natural ene?
mies, and the' enemies of order and tho
Government; and tho feeling is cordially
reciprocated. There is a provost guard
of soldiers in Salt Lako City, but tho
rent of the building which it occupies is
about expiring, and according to a MOr^
mon way of getting rid of an uncomfor?
table presence, none other is now to be
had in its place. Every building singular
ly happens to be occupied or engaged just
now; and the Mormons havo evidently
hoped- thus to drive all these standing,
menaces, and seducers of (heir women,
as they add i lie soldiers nl! are, out of
town and into the camp, two miles dis?
tant. But whon Mr. Col fax suggested to
two or three of the elders that*.such h
result could only be interpreted at Wash?
ington as a--compact and contrivance to .
embarrass the soldiers and to defy the
Government, they seeded to be incited to
a new and original Kmc of thought; and
the probability is that the provost guard
will be able to find some unoccupied build-'
ing, that had not been before thought of.
The most of our readers are. ere this,
in possession of the facts relating to the
diabolical occurrences of last Friday
morning, which resulted in the killing, or
murder, of Mr. Calvin Crozer, late a nichv
ber of the 3rd Kentucky cavalry, under
Morgan's cojnmaud, by the 33d colored
troops, in command of Col. Trowbridgo
The facts,, as we hear them, arc theso:
Mr. Crozcrj long a prisoner, was -just
returning to his homo in Texas, and ar?
rived at this place some time in the night
of Thursday, and had two 3'oung ladies
under his care. A poi'lion of the colored
33d had been here several days, waiting
for the remainder, which got hero Thurs?
day evening. An obstruction on, the
track near the depot, supposed to bo done
by some of these colored troops, throw a
porlion of the train oil". Leaving the car
for a short time, and returning, Mr. C.
found a negro soldier in there, in such
close proximity to tho ladies, that he or?
dered him out, which the other in a most
violent manner refuncd to do. An alter?
nation ensued, in which the negro was
cut on the back of the neck. lie then
left. Sometime after, and while tho cars,
were being righted, a squad of negro sol?
diers came up under a sergeant, in search
of Crozer, and seizing by mistake Mr.
Jake Bower's, in clurgo of the hands,
threatened to shoot him ; the right man.
however, promptly appeared, and declar?
ing Bowers innocent, gave himself up. A
part of the squad wero for instantly
shooting him, while others objected, and
insisted on -taking him to head quarters',
which was then done. The report then
is, that he was taken before the Colonel,
and acknowledged what he had done,
and. that ha would do the same again;'
and that he was then told he must.die for
it. Ho. was then, taken under strong
guard a few yards from camp, and a hole
being dug, was ordered to. kneel. At
this point, Mr. S. P. Kinard, who lives,
near, and who loaned the implements to
dig the hole wjth, approached near tho
spot, ahd saw the flash of tho guns as the
negroes fired upon C, who immediately'
fell. Mr. K. tried to get ncj^er, but was
warned by a sentinel not to do so, as tho
regiment wr.s much excifed, and that he
might.get killed. He then went round
and saw thorn jumping upon the body,
which was-too largo lor the hole. All
this time the regiment was in line, drums
beat, and it was evident it was in readi?
ness to move, which it did a short time
after, a few miles down the road, to wait
for the cars, thus getting out of the way.
Further than this, vre know nothing,
but that an inquest was held, and much
evidence elicited, which evidence, how;
ever, is withheld from us, as not_ being
fully complete, in showing that the Colo?
nel of these negro troops was fully cog?
nizant of and prdered the killing of de?
ceased. That it could possibly bo other?
wise, admits of considerable doubt, and
as such, calls' loudly for examination and
satisfaction. We understand that the
facts will* be submitted to the Secretary
of War. Tho deceased is said-to have
been a most amiable young man, brave
and generous, as was clearly shown in
giving himself up when he might have
During the morning r.-f Friday, our
citizens had the body taken from tho hole,
where it was only partially covorcd, and
placed in a neat coffin, preparatory to
final interment, which was done in the
afternon, a very large, respectable and'
sympathizing procession of ladies and
gentlemen following it to its final resting
place in the graveyard.?Neicberry Herald.
The Richmond Republic says thai after
the surrender of Gen. Lee, his son, "Wra.
?if. F. Leo, without loss loss of fircio re?
paired to tho "White House, determined,
notwithstanding the lateness of the seas?
on, to attempt to make a crop of corn.
Threo young men, formerly of his com?
mand, attended him. A German and- an
Irishman and two frecdmen wore subse?
quently added to. their force. They be?
gan ploughing on tho 29th of April, and
havo made a splendid crop of corn, esti?
mated at L500 bushels.
WHAT I IjtfE FOR.
1 livo for those who love me; ?
For those I k;now are true;'
Fo/the Heaven that smiles.above me, ,
Aud awaits my spirit, too;
For tho human ties that Kind me;
For the task by God assigned me;
For the bright hopes left behind mo, ' ? ?
And the good that I can do !j*"
? I live to learn their story,
Who've suffered for my sake \ '
To emulate their glory,
And follow in tbeir wake : . '-? ?
Bards, martyrs, pprriote, sages?
The noblest of all ages?
Whose deeds.crown history's pagca,
And Time's great volume make!
I live to hail the season, .
By gifted minds foretold, '
When men shall rule by reason,
And net alone by gold: * ' ?
When man to man united,
And ev?ry wrong thing nghtcd,
The whole world shall be lighted
As Eden was<?j old !
1 lire to hold communion
? With all that is Divine ;
To feel there is a union
0 'Twist Nature's heart and mine:
To profit by affliction; / *
Heap truths from fields of fiction;
Grow wiser from conviction", . . ? :
* And fulfill*each grand design.
I live for those who love no?
^or those who know mc^truc;' ?
For- the Heaven that smile3 above mo,
And awaits my spirit,' too ; ?
For the wrong that needs resistance;
For the cause that needs assistance;
For the future i? the .distance, ???*?"
And tho good that I can do!
extraordinary decision of a negro
Meeting.?The Mobile Advertiser, of the
lGth hit., makes the following extraordi?
nary announcement, on .the authority of
a citizen who was present at-a meeting of
negroes on-the previous Sunday, near .
fhat city:. . v m
- " Nine hundred.of them assembled to _
.consider their condition, their rights and
duties, under the hew state of existence
upon which they have been so suddenly"
launched. Oiir informant was surprised
at the hard, practical sense and modera- ?
tion of tone with which the spokesmen of
the meeting urged their views. After
long talk and careful deliberation, this
meeting resolved; by "a vote of seven hun?
dred voices to two hundred, that they
had ma le. a practical trial for three
months of the freedom which the war*
has bequeathed to them; that its-reali?
ties were far from being so .flattering as .
their imagination had painted it; that
they had discovered that the prejudices
of color were by no means confined to
the people of the South, but on the con?
trary, that it was' stronger and more
marked against them in the strangers
from the North, than in the home people
of the South, among whom they had been
reared; that negroes, no more than
white men, could livo wiihout work, or
be comfortable without.homes; that their
Northern deliverers from bondage had
not, as they expected and been taught to
expect, undertaken to provide for their
happy existence in their hew state joS
freedom, and that their old masters had
ceased to take; any interest in them or
have a care for them; and finally ? that
their 'last state was worse than* the first,
and it was their deliberate conclusion
that their true happiness and ^vell toeing
required them to return to their homes
which they had abandoned in a moment
of excitement, and go to* work again un?
der th eh* old piasters. And so the reso?
lutions were passed.' and at last accounts
the wanderers were packing up their lit?
tle stock of movable goods, preparatory
to the execution of their sensible pur-;
dent of Harper's Monthly is involved in
domestic djnioulties." Ho writes:
"I got acquaint tod with a young widow, .
who lived with her stop-daughter in tho
same house. I married the "widow; my
father fell shortly after it.. m love with
the step-daughter of my wiie,.and mar?
ried her. My wife became the mothor-in
Jaw and also the daughter-in-law of -my
own father; my wife's step-daughter is
my step-mother, and I am the step-father
of my mothcr-iu-law. My step-inother,
who is the step-daughter of my wife, Jias
a boy 5 he is naturally my ^tcp-brothor, .
?but because he is the son of .my wife's
step-daughter, so is my wife the grand?
mother of the little boy, and I am the
grand-father of my 'stop-brother.. My
wife has also a boy; my step-mother is .
consequently the step-sister of my boy,
and is also his grand-mother, because he
is the child of my step-son; and my fath?
er is brother-in-law of my son, who is the
.son of my stop-mother; J am the broth?
er-in-law of my mother, my wife is the
aunt of her own son, my son is the grand?
son of my father, and I 'am my own