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VOLUME VII.-NUMBER 1157.
SIX DOLLARS A YEAR
FROM THE NATIONAL CAPITAL.
Tke Northern Elections-T h e Inter
Oceanlc Canal-R e v e n u e Appoint?
ment-T h e President's Movements
Cabinet Meeting-The New Secretary
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WASHINGTON, November 2-10 P. M.
The latest returns so far received from the
Northern State elections, which toot place to-day,
indicate that New YorK has gone Democratic by
a reduced majority, and that the Massachusetts
Legislature will be divided on the much vexed
question of liquor prohibition, the Senate being
Tor and the House against it.
Official advices from Central America state that
the Colombian Government is repenting of its
aaste in refusing to ratify the treaty conceding
to the United States the privilege of constructing
an intcroccanic canal across the American Isth
j^mos. It begins to bc apparent that the Integrity
of the Republic of Columbia depends, in great
measure, upon the construction of this work, for
the State of Panama threatens to secede and set
np for itself, if the interior Colombian States per?
sist m refusing to enter into the just and reasona?
ble arrangement proposed by the United States.
. Charles H. Burkhead was to-day appointed As
sistant Assessor of the Eighth Division, Third
District, of South Carolina.
The President to-day recalled his promise to
visit the Mechanics' Fair in Baltimore to-morrow.
There was a Cabinet meeting to-day, bnt owing
to the absence of three members no business of
importance was transacted. Secretary Belknap
made his first anpe rance upon this occasion as
a Cabinet minister.
[FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.]
WASHINGTON, November 2.
The Bupreme Court to-day heard the Grape?
shot case from New Orleans. Thc case Involves
the question of the constitutionality of Lincoln's
provisional courts in the subjugated portions of
the country. It was contended that snch courts
teeing Invalid, the subsequent action of Congress
cannot give validity to their decrees.
There was a Cabinet meeting to-day, at which
were present all bot Fish, Robeson and Cress?
The two wings of the tariff lobby promise to be
an usually strong this session.
Butterfield is still Assistant Treasurer at New
Tork. The demanded Investigation and privilege
or resigning are still withheld.
It is stated that Morton, Butler and Bingham
wfji speak early in the session for recognition of
Belknap was serenaded to nigh?, and made a
speech favoring the extension of suffrage, but
made no allusion to Texas or Mississippi. He
thought his State's record was as bright as the
brightest and that her eighty thousand troops
had no 'eelmg of hostility towards the South.
BOSTON, November 2.
The vote is comparatively small. The vote
of Boston was: Claflin, 8000: Adams, 11,000, and
Chamberlain, the Workingman's candidate, 600.
Claflin's majority in the State is estimated at
George M. Brooks, Republican, elected from the
Seventh District, formerly represented by Secre?
tary Boutweu, succeeds Bout well.
The complexion of the Legislature is undecided.
The antl-prohibttlonists are having torchlight
processions, with banda of music.
CHICAGO, November 2.
The election of the citizens' ticket ls conceded.
BALTIMORE, November 2.
The Democratic vote In every precinct is light.
The majority in the city, however, wiU be about
Reports from 14 wards show a Republican gain
of -woo. The probability is that the Democrats
will carry the State. Reports from counties
where a large Republican vote was polled show a
considerable falling off.
LATER.-The city gives 45,000 majority for the
Democrats. The returns from the interior show
heavy Democratic gains, indicating that the
^tate has gone Democratic. Greeley will get a
majority of about 7000. Both branches of the
Legislature will probably be Republican.
DEMOCRATIC VICTORY IN
, MOBILE, November 2.
The election passed without the slightest dis?
order. The vote war light, the total in the city
being 5214; Democratic majority 755. Enough is
known from the country precincts to Insure the
election of Magee, Democrat, by one thousand
THE YIBOINIA STATE FAIR.
RICHMOND, November 2.
In the State Fair, the mineral, pomological and
cattle departments far exceed those of the last
fair, held nine years ago, and the other depart?
ments are equal to lt. The mineral and ore de?
partment ls the most remarkable on the ground,
and is crowded with specimens of marble, coal,
gold, lead, mica, gypsum, Iron,-coffee, slate, gran?
ite; Ac. EX-GovernoT Bigler, of Pennsylvania, is
among the visitors, and the Hon. Horace Capron,
the United States Commissioner of Agriculture,
will be here to-morrow. On Thursday, the public
offices, schools and banks m the city will be
closed, and the citizens generally will adjourn to
the fair grounds. The attendance to-day was
about six thousand, and the various railroad
trains to-night arrived crowded.
THE OUTRAGE IN NORTH CARO?
RALEIGH November 2.
The negro militia excitement is unabated.
A company has been sent to the upper part of
Wake County, and are'creating much distur?
bance, making threats and insulting females. A
party waited on the Governor to-day on the sub?
ject, but got no satisfaction. The militia are all
negroes, even the officers. A collision is con?
sidered Inevitable unless these troops are with?
drawn, for the people are provoked almost past
LONDON, November 2.
The Suez Canal is twenty feet deep, which
excludes Eugenie's yacht l'Aigle. Eugenie has
ordered a yacht of less draft.
PARIS, November 2.
There is a great crowd at Montmarte Ceme?
tery, but perfect quiet prevails.
The Cabinet has been in part reconstructed.
Martas has been appointed Foreign Secretary,
*2d Figuerola Minister of Finance.
FRANKFORT, November 2.
There were several heavy shocks of an earth?
quake last evening throughout Germany, particu?
larly in Darmstadt, Wiesbaden, Mayence and
LIMERICK, November 2.
A meeting here to discuss the fixity of land
^.tenures was violently dispersed by Fenian am
LONDON, November 2.
The Marquis of Westminster is dead, aged 74.
THE SCHOOL QUESTION IN THE WEST.
CINCINNATI, November 2.
Thc Board of Education, last night, passed
the resolution excluding the Bible from the pnblic
schools. Of the twenty-two members who voted
for the resolution, ten were Republicans and
twelve Democrats; nominal religion three, Pro?
testants ten. Catholic eight and Free Thinkers
one. Of fifteen votes against excluding, twelve
were Republicans and three Democrats; nominal
religion thirteen, Protestant one and Jew one.
The champion of the party for exclusion was
Rev. Thomas H. Vickars; the champion for re?
taining the Bible was Rev. A. D. Mays, Unitarian.
Tho resolutions forbid religious books and the
"singing of sacred songs.
SPABKS TROX THE WIRES.
There are eighteen millions in the sinking
fund for liquidation of the national debt.
J. B. Norman, for twenty-five years editor of
the New Albany (Ind.) Ledger is dead. His
disease was apoplexy.
J. H. Beadle, editor of the Utah Reporter, wa3
beaten to death. It is alleged that pro-polygamy
articles caused the attack.
General Charles K. Gardner is dead, aged
eighty-three years. He was father of the Con?
federate General, Frank Gardner.
A Havana telegram of yesterday says: "Daily
skirmishes occur in the Cinco Villa District. A
Spanish steamer has arrived with a number of
sailors for the fleet. The sixth battalion of mo?
bilized volunteers have left for thc field."
A destructive fire occurred yesterday in the
City of Greenville, Alabama, on the Montgomery
and Mobile Railroad, totally destroying seventeen
houses. The loss ls reported at more than one
hundred and fifty thousand dollars. A dispatch
from Mobile estimates thc total loss at a half
million, and states that there was one hundred
and fifty thousand dollars insurance.
The Important Office- of Flour Inspector.
J TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEWS.
In view of the much-vexed question of who
is Flour Inspector, the many suits at law, Ac,
and, not least, the great inconvenience and an?
noyance experienced for some time by the mer?
chants, would it not bc advisible for all parties to
discontinue their suits at law, come to a general
compromise, and fall back on the old experienced
Flour Inspector'- This, wc arc assured, would
give general satisfaction, and would allow busi?
ness to be conducted In a quiet and desirable
manner. This is the wish of
A NE W CO UNTT TROTOSED.
Joint Meeting of citizens of Edgrfield
A meeting of the citizens of Edgcfield and
Lexington Counties was held at Batesvllle on the
30th ult., for the purpose of discussing the pro?
priety of forming a new county of thc adjoining
portions of said counties.. William J. Barr, Esq.,
was called to the chair, and briefly explained the
object of the meeting. Resolutions were adopted
to the following effect:
That we believe the forming of a new county of
portions of Edgefleld and Lexington to be practi?
cable and necessary; that lt will add materially
to the prosperity of our county, and that a com?
mittee of ten citizens of each county be appoint?
ed to draw up a suitable petition to thc Legisla?
ture, setting forth the disadvantages aud incon?
veniences under which we now labor in our iso?
lated condition, asking them to organizo such
county out of the counties before named, and
having some such boundaries as follows, viz: A
line beginning at Holley's Ferry, on the Saluda
River, and running to some point near Horsey's
Bridge, on North Edisto River, or the mouth of
Black Creek, on the east; and a line running from
Chappell's Ferry, on Saluda River, so as to in
elude fi?-snnare miles; and that this committee
meet and report to this body on the first Satur?
day In December proximo, at ll o'clock A. M.
The following committees were appointed un?
der the resolutions:
For Edue?eia.-Colonel E. J. Goggans, chair?
man; Captain A. P. West, Messrs. J. H. Bouk
night, J. H. Hueit, J. W. Trotter, A. Able, Wm.
Stevens, Elijah Watson, Sr., Levi Lybrand, Rev.
E. W. Horn and Charles Plunkett, ?sq., and Rev.
Wiley Lindner were added.
For Uxinnion.-Captain U. X. Gunter, chair?
man; Messrs. Wm. E. Sawyer, Sr., J. C. Cullura,
Wm. B. Jones, Sr., N. W. Steedman, Wm. O.
Rankin, Dr. J. K. Gantt, Rev. H. A. Smith, Lewis
Shealey and Dr. A. F. Langford.
THE BLACH CREEK MILL.
Organization of a Cotton Factory.
DOVE'S DEPOT, October 30.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEWS.
Thinking that it might be an item of some
Interest to your numerous readers, and to the
friends of home enterprise generally, I give you
thc proceedings, in part, of a meeting held at
Dove's Depot, on the 30th October, for the purpose
of organizing the Black Creek Cotton Factory
Company. There being something over two hun?
dred shares represented, the meeting was organ?
ized by calling Colonel J. A. Law to thc chair, and
requesting Mr. J. L. Dove to act as secretary. An
election was then had for officers of thc company,
which resulted as follows: President, Colonel J.
A. Law: Board of Directors-Captain J. A. Wil
hams, Colonel J. R. King, Georgia; Captain L. R.
Ragsdale, Captain E. M. Griffin, B. A. Early, C. H.
DeLorme, Jerome P. Chase, Dr. H. J. Lee, M. B.
Gandy, C. H. Race, L. W. Side, E. E. Evans; Secre?
tary and Treasurer, J. L. Dove. Several letters
from prominent gentlemen favoring the enter?
prise were then read, after which the meeting
adjourned._J. L. D.
OUR GREAT STAPLE.
Cotton Considered as a Source of Na?
tional Wealth-The Present and Fu?
ture of the Cotton States.
In the report of Mr. B. F. Nou-se, United
States Commissioner at the Paris Exposition, wc
find the following:
During ten years-18.11 to 1800-the crops pro?
duced lu thc cotton-growing States, (colton,
sugar, tobacco, nee, Ac.,) not consumed at home,
left a surplus of proceeds from sales amounting
to about $1,200.000,000, an average of $120,000,000
per year, which, less the amount required tobe
expended beyond their borders for lac comforts
of luxuries of life, should have been so much
added to the reproductive capital within those
States. If one-half only was thus required, the
other half, or $co,u?o,ouo per year, should have '
been put to profitable use.
Throughout the Southern States some internal
improvement wasiu progress, chiefly in the form
of railroads. In some States, as In Georgia, these
works had been largely extended. Cheaply built
and economically operated, they generally proved
to be profitable investments, capable of rapidly
repaying the loans incurred for their construc?
tion, which in many eases covered a great part of
A large amount of banking capital was well
employed, but this, when not owned abroad, was
chiefly the product of thc commission and other
charges upon the produce of the country, and not
to any considerable extent drawn from the ac?
cumulating capital of planters.
The capital which hud built the few cotton and
other factories and the machine shops had also
accrued chiefly from charges upon the productions
of the country. What, then, was done with the
$00,oou,0oo, or whatever oilier sum represented
the true annual gains of agriculture in these
Slates ? Thc statistics of population show pretty
clearly that a great part of it was expended iu
importing slaves from other States.
PRESENT AND FUTURE INCREASE OF WKALTU IN
THK COTTON STATES.
When considering this subject in its economical
aspect only, special effects bf arlng upon individu
als and classes are to be disregarded for the gene?
ral results affecting the whole community.
Population is wealth. Money sent from Ala?
bama to Virginia, to increase thc laboring power 1
of Alabama, even by importing slaves at $2000 '.
each, added in some degree to the wealth of that
State. But ir laborers of equal productive power '
could have been introduced, without expending 1
anything for them, the capital expended in the i
other case would have been saved, and the com- <
munity would have gained its usc in some other
form of productive power, as in tools, machinery 1
or animal labor, with which to supplement anil i
increase the value of manual labor. Tothewhol"- ,
people of the State, that is just the difference in
the investment, betweeu importing a slave and 1
Importing a free laborer of equal capacity. There i
arc other differences to thc .State, scarcely less
important in an economical view, ail in favor of
the free laborer. Whatever the cotton producing
States expended for slaves above the cost of im?
porting an equal amount of free labor power was
twice lost to the community.
Reckoning the slaves in the cotton States prior
to 1861 at 3,000,000 in number, of thc average
nominal value of $500, equal to 1,000,000 full
hands, at $1500 each, wc had an Investment of
$1,500,000,000; and to replenish this force a large
sum, much needed for other uses, was annually
drawn from the gains of those States.
If, In i860, the people, by unanimous consent,
had declared the emancipation of all those slaves,
whether with or without compensation to those
who had owned their service, there would have
been neither loss nor gain to the community, ex?
cept as the change might increase or di?
minish the efficiency of labor or thc cost of its
maintenance. There would have been no "an?
nihilation of property,for thc whole labor power
would have remained as before, only it would
have changed owners.
While lt is undoubtedly true that free labor is
always cheaper than slave labor, when each ls
under its most favorable conditions, the demon?
stration of that truth needs more favorable cir?
cumstances than were found in the years 1866
1807. lt was not until 18G8, the third season of
the free-labor experiment, that it became gene?
rally successful In Its operations and results.
Then improvement appeared, and the harvest,
abundantly supplying the people with cheap food,
leaves a surplus stored up for thc future. The
profit arising from thc sale of exportable produc?
tions of the same season will amount to $250,
000,000; and a reasonable forecast of thc future
seems a promise of equal gain in some of the suc?
ceeding years, the increase of quantity compen?
sating for any reduction of price.
The annual gain, be it fifty million! or two hun?
dred and titty million, is no longer tobe wasted
in the purchase of labor, when as good, or better
will he obtained without purchase: yet the capi?
tal must be employed and will seek Investment.
For some years very little will be needed in open?
ing fresh lands, of which there ls already too
much open for the labor applicable to it. After
meeting the demands of agriculture it will seek
other proPtable uses, as in bankin^, railroads,
manufactures, machine shops, and the other ac?
tive employments which capital linds for Itself.
Prominent among the improvements, that of re?
constructing the levees and reclaiming the most
fertile of cotton and cane lands should be one if
the first, and rightly conducted one of the most
profitable for the employment of money.
WANT OF LABORERS.
Now that capital is returning into the cotton
States, the great want there will be labor, a better
use of what they have and more of lt, to extend
their profitable agricultural business, yet carry?
forward the other works which will be required.
So far, the prevailing conditions in the South have
not been attractive to immigrants. Poor crops,
dear food, destitution of the common laborer,
and these evils too often aggravated by disorder
and violence, were reported during the years
1866 and 1867.
The prosperity of 1868 stands in marked con?
trast to the adversities of the two years preced?
ing. A similar prosperity repeated in succeed?
ing years, until it shall bc regarded as thc rule
and'not the exception, supported hy assurance of
peace and safety, will turn the tide of emigration
freely from the Northern States and from Eurolie to
tue cotton growing States. During thc present year,
the Pacific Railroad will be completed and open?
ed, a highway by which the Chinese and other
coolies or Asiatic laborers may reach thc cotton
fields of the United States. They are industrious,
frugal, quiet and numerous.
THE EIRE IX NEW YORK.
An Entire Family Suffocate ti?
lt has been briefly stated that a fearful ca.
lamlty occured last Thursday night at a building
on Liberty street. New York. Tile New York
Post, of Saturday afternoon, furnishes the fol?
lowing particulars :
About half-past o o'clock a fire was discovered
in tho roar of the second floor, No. 63 Liberty
street, occupied as a printing office by E. S. Ray?
mond. The Janitor or thc building, a man named
Jessup, who, with his family, consisting of wife
and two children, occupied thc top floor, first de?
tected the fire. He went down stairs to investi?
gate the matter, and finding the situation of thc
fire, passed on to the street, where he hailed a
Soliceman and requested him to raise an alarm,
[eanwhlle the wife, became frightened and ran
down stairs, leaving the children alone up stairs.
The Janitor met her and assured her that there
was no danger, and they returned up stairs. But
thc fire gamed rapidly, and thia was thc last seen
of them alive. An engine company arrived at the
fire a few seconds later. The second floor was
now In flames, and the announcement was made
that a family was on the top floor.
When they heard this the tlremen labored
with great heroism and ardor. They carried a
stream np the staircase, fighting their way
through the flames, inch by inch, until they pene?
trated to the upper floor, where the whole family
was found suffocated.
The father was lying under the scuttle stairs,
and the mother, with her arms about her chil?
dren, was all near by, lying on their faces. It was
apparent that, finding retreat cut off, Jessup had
endeavored to rescue lils family by way of the
scuttle, but finding the latter locked, had fallen
back and been suffocated by thc smoke.
An Inquest was held at'tho Beckman street
station house Saturday, to which place the bo?
dies had been carried. After viewing thc bodies
Coroner Flinn adjourned the Inquest until Fire
Marshal Brackett shall have made a full Investi?
gation into all the circumstances connected with
the sad affair, lt is said that there arc several
suspicious Incidents connected with the matter
which lt is necessary to have brought to light by
thc marshal before proceeding with thc Inquest.
A CURIOUS SURGICAL SUCCESS.
Transfusion of Blood.
The Medical Record, for October 1, publishes
an account by Dr. Joseph Buchscr, of New York,
of a successful operation of a kind commonly
dreaded and avoided by the most skilful surgeons.
The patient, a young Cermau woman, lost much
blood after an attack of typhus fever, became re?
duced in strength, and was apparently dying.
As a hist hope, Dr. Bucliser proposed to her hus?
band this dangerous operation of a transfusion
of healthyblood from his vigorous body Into her
veins. The husband consented, and Dr. (iulcke,
who was called in consultation, assisted at the
experiment. Thc following account ls given of
After a satisfactory trial of thc transfusion
syringe of Eulcnburg-Landois, we proceeded to
the operation. Wc bandaged her rigid upper arm,
previously having done the same to her vigorous
and healthy husband, aged twenty-seven. A
graduated glass, ready to receive the blood, and
syringe, were lying in the water of 40 deg. C. The
median basilio vein was the most prominent. I
made au incision of an inch in length, and dis?
sected thc skin till the vessel appeared, covered
by Its sh?a'h. The cellular tissue of the vein was
raised and cut, a soudc introduced in thc hollow,
the cellular tissue lu both directions separated
and thc vein was free.
An cared-curved soude, provided with two silk
threads, was pushed under thc vein; both threads
were separated ut a distance ol' about Osee.
Thus by raising these threads every flux and re?
flux of blood was impossible, at the same time
the Influx of ulr after the opening of the vein was
We then proceeded to the venesection of the
husband. During a pownr:'ul flow of the blood a
solution of carb. sod':, .'-'a OC*<), was added-3
grains to dr. ij. aq.; as far as it united with thc
blood the same took a lively red color. Lifting
the vein, a V-shaped incision was made with a
small scissors. The large syringe of Eulcnburg
Landois was rapidly lilied, surrounded by a wann
cloth, the canule affixed, the air expelled, aud the
point or the syringe introduced in the vein about
twelve seconds. The transfusion of about two
ounces was easily accomplished. At once a de?
cided resistance was reit: Immediate change or
position of the canute proved or no avail. Thc sy?
ringe waa withdrawn, the canule detached; co?
agulated blood was round in it. Syringe and ca?
nule were emptied and cleaned," abortt three
ounces of fresh blood were received in the instru?
ment, and above one ounce was again injected.
Thc patient, who could nol possibly beames
thcUzed, underwent Hie operation with ease.
The vain was on both sides underbound; the
patient looked instantly refreshed, and said, *I
feel better.'' She relished at once a glass ol claret
lu three-quarters of an hour the operation was
accomplished. Pulse immediately after the oper?
ation had rallen to HG, respirations, 10. Une'liour
later, pulse los. respirations, 18.
Daring thc afternoon patient reit very hungry
and thirsty; took light food and drunk a pint
bot! lc or claret. Evening, pulse 110, respirations,
22, temperate, 377 degrees 5 C.
Thc great danger or this operation lies in thc
possibility or Injecting coagulated fibrine :nto thc
vein, or a bubble or air, either or which will be
ratal to thc patient. Dr. Buchscr thinks his plau
cit using "dellbrinated blood," and that arter
Dienen bach's method, as described In this paper,
Et perrect security against both dangers, or
course, no unpracticed hands, and no mind un?
familiar with the history or tranrusiou, both in Its
few brilliant successes and in its terrible acci?
dents, will venture to attempt such an operation
is this. But a iew such cases os this would afford
?he hope that, In skilful hands, transrusjon or
>lood may become a powerful agent tor good, In
in important class oreases.
TUE BURNING OF TUE STONEWALL.
Full Particulars; of the Catastrophe
Statement of thc Survivors-Horrible
Scents- Incidents, ??tc.
Thc full accounts furnished by thc telegranja
published In THE NEWS or Friday last, leave but
few of the main facts of the late fearful catastro?
phe on thc Mississippi River to record. The causes
which prevented an extiBguishmeut of the flames,
the appalling scenes inseparable from all such
dire calamities, and thc hair-bteadth escapes and
death struggles of the passengers, as furnished by
Western exchanges, are, however, of painful in?
terest. The St. Louis Republican gathers its facts
from survivors who returned to that city by the
Helle Memphis, and from the columns of that pa?
per the following extracts are made:
DErARTFJtE OF THE BOAT.
The Stonewall left St. Louis at six o'clock on
Tuesday evening, with thirty-five cabin passen?
gers, one hundred and sixty-five deck passengers,
seventeen oillcers, thirty-eight deck crew, twenty
cabin crew, and a freight of five thousand barrels
of flour, five hundred sacks of oats, one hundred
and fifty bales of hay, a large -quantity of bacon
and pork, some petroleum, and one hundred and
lift v mules. Ata quarter past six o'clock on
Wednesday evening the Stonewall reached a
point opposite Keeley's Landing, one hundred
and twenty miles below St. Louis.
TOE FIRST ALARM.
Herc the cry of "fire" was given by one of thc
deck passengers, who shouted to George w. Ful?
ton, the first engineer, then on duty. Harkness
had set in and the alarm came with a terrible sig?
nificance. The boat was at a point where the
river ls one and a half miles wide, with much
that was combustible on hoard, and with no
means ol'escape except what might be Obtained
by running the vessel against the bank. Fulton
rushed out and saw a bale of hay in the aft por?
tion of the boat burning. So small was thc fire
that it could have been extinguished with one or
two buckets of watvr if they had boen at hand
but these were not there.
SPREAD OF THE FLAM Ii.-".
The hay was piled up to the boiler deck and thc
flames spread with great rapidity, extending from
hale to bale of hay, communicating next to the.
drv woodwork of the boat, aud it wa1? seen nt a
glance that the stonewall was doomed. The
majority of the deck passengers were at the time
congregated aft, and a panic which rendered
them powerless to do anything to prevent thc im?
pending destruction ensued among them. Fulton
left his engines, and, unaided, except by one or
two persons, essayed to prevent thc spread of the
devouring element. He got the section hose and
went over to the donkey engine to attach lt. His
efforts were, however, fruitless. The people had
become frantic, and moved rapidly in a dense
stream forward. Fulton found (hut he could not
advance aft one step and hegave lt up In despair.
Previous to this he had snouted through the
speaking trumpet to Fulkerson, the pilot, to land
the boat as soon as possible. Thc boat was round?
ing towards the Missouri bank when lt grounded
on a reef called Tea Table bar, and remained im?
movable some two hundred yards from the shore,
with deep water intervening. In five minutes
after the alarm, the Hames bad extended over all
thc aft portion and a considerable part of the for?
ward portion of thc boat. Thc deck passengers
rushed towurd the forecastle, every inch of which
was covered with shrieking and' dreadfully af?
frighted mass of humanity. To complete the
generul consternation, the mules dashed among
the people, trampling on and crushing them to
PASSENGERS. LEAP INTO TOE RIVER.
While this scene was transpiring on thc main
deck, what were the cabin passengers doing ">
They had Just set down to supper when a terrible
turmoil arose, and they learned at once that thc
boat was on fire. In that awful moment they
vainly looked ?or a loophole to escape from the
fate which threatened them. Below, aft and for?
ward there was a furnace of untold fierceness,
and on each side there was a waste of waters,
which, indeed, offered a preferable fate to thc
other. Thc cabin passengers choose to accept
the risk of a milder fate, and they Jumped from
the boiler deck into the watery chasm, between
land and lund, below. The deck passengers also
leaped Into the river, as they became nore and
more hotly pressed by the flames, lu ten minutes
from the first alarm, the Stonewall was enveloped
in flames from stem to stern, from main deck to
pilot house-a vast funereal pyre. By this time
all wi: ) could had jumped off thc boat and were
struggling for life in the rapid current. Very few
were able to save themselves. The great majority
were, it is feared, drowned almost immediately.
EFFORTS TO ESCAPE.
While the deck passengers and crew were hud?
dled together on the forecastle, E. P. Watson the
carpenter of thc boat, endeavored to get some
of them to assist him in putting the stage plank
overboard. It would have floated, it was believed,
one hundred persons to the land, but thc passen?
gers were struck helpless by the prospect of the
horrible fate staring them in thc face, and failed
to launch the plank. Fifteen feet of lt was push?
ed over the side. About twenty persons got on
it, some were pushed off, and about sixteen man?
aged to cling to it until they were taken off in a
skiff which was sent from the shore. Fulton, thc
engineer, stayed at his post until be was driven
from lt by the flames, und jumped overboard.
He started to swim towards thc land, but found
thc mules so numerous in the water that he
could make no progress, and so swam into the
wheel-house. He clung here in fancied security
until the lines holding the levers burned off and
the wheel commenced to revolve. It made three
revolutions, and he was caught by lt and con?
BIT ONE SKIFF AVAILABLE.
There was only one skiff available to take pas?
sengers from the burning wreck. It made seve?
ral trips from the boat to the land. Besides be?
ing the means of escape for those on the stage
plank, it was used to take Fulton from his peri?
lous position. He was the last brought away; af?
ter that no one escaped from Hie boat. It was
feared thai some, hemmed in by the flames, were
burned to death, and rumor had it that some met
with such a dreadful fate in the cabin. How
many, will never be known. It can only be
hoped that they all succeeded In Jumpiug Into the
river and got to" shore. The coal oil-fortunately
not a large quantity-and thc bacon burned very
fiercely. The Stonewall was burned to the wa?
ter's edge in about one hour and a half after the
fire WILS discovered. But long before this there
was no living soul in it.
A TERRIBLE SCENE.
The scone was a terrible one-one never to be
forgotten by the survivors. The lamentations,
groans und shrieks of dying men and women,
mingled with the noise of the cracking timbers,
and, to intensify the horror of the moment, burn
lug spars, fenders and beams, fell over Into the
water, where nearly two huudred human beings
were tryiug to save" themselves from the jaws of
AID FROM TUE SHOP.K.
There were numbers of peopio on the shore
who had flocked from the houses in the neighbor?
hood of the lauding, but they were unable to
give any assistance except what a few could
render with the tiny fklil' before mentioned.
They saw many an unfortunate passenger taking
his lost leap, and, as some who lind managed lo
get hold of a spar or piece of timber drifted from
thc wreck, they eagerly sought lo give a helping
hand to some pour fellow as he neared the shore.
The people did all they possibly could to mitigate
the horrors or the night, and at ditrerent points
of the river, lor a mile below, assisted persons to
get on shore. The number so saved, lt is regret?
ted, was but small.
STATEMENT OF MK. R. A. PHELPS.
R. A. Phelps, Esq., of Shreveport, La., states
that there were a large number of laborers aboard
as deck passengers, who were en route to labor
on a Southern railroad. When Mr. Phelps lirsl
heard thc alarm und saw the indications ol' fire,
it was iu the rear or the ladies' cabin. Ile ran up
to the Texas and communicated tiie alarm lo Cap?
tain J. C. Duty, of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, and
when he returned Immediately to thc cabin thc
Humes had made fearful headway, and the ex?
citement and confusion was unparalleled. Ile at
once threw ott his coat and boots, put ou a life
preserver and leaped into the river from thc boil?
er deck. At thistinic the boat, he thinks, was not
more Ulan two huudred yards from the Missouri
shore, and when lie jumped over his feet touche?)
bottom, bul un going a few steps thc water became
deeper and be bad lo swim. Three times between
the boat and the shore he tried to touch bottom,
ami the third time came near going down. For?
tune favored him, however, ami he reached the
shore more dead than alive. An old farmer, who
among others had been attracted there hv the
light from the burning boat, pulled off his coat
and put il on Mr. Phelps, which \w thinks saved
his life, as he was chilled through and through.
Ile reels assured that Captain Doty was lost, also
a North Missouri railroad conductor named Black?
burn. A Mrs. Gregg, or Louisiana, on her return
rroni a visit to a sister in St. Louis, was likewise
lost, as were two other lady passengers that were
aboard. There was a husband, wife and their
two small children, who were deck passengers,
that were also lost.
FURTHER FROM THE DISASTER.
The St. Louis Republican of the 30th ult. has a
dispatch from Captain Taylor, one or the com?
mittee that len here last night Tor the wreck of
thc steamer Stonewall, lately burned in the Mis?
sissippi, which states that no bodies were round
to-day. Til ree were buried yesterday, names un?
known. Several persons were picked up below
here yesterday alive, but their names are not as?
certained. The wreck was still burning. Tin;
freight in ibo hold is uninjured, but being stolen
rapidly. If the board of underwriters had sent a
tug down $50,000 worth or property would have
been saved. The safe of the boat luis been takeu
out, and is now in the keeping of Menders.!!, a
justice of the peace.
THE TERROR OF THE WEST.
An Authentic Letter from the Outlaw
Hlhlcrbranil-The Horrid Marder of
thc HUilcrbrand Family-A Brother's
Revenge-On thc Track of thc Union
Arm y-M u r d c r and R a p 1 n c-Two
Bushels of Radical Bullets Wasted.
Thc, St Louis Times, of the 2Cth ultimo,
publishes the following evidently authentic com?
munication from Hilderbrand, the dare-devil out?
law of Missouri: .
MEJirms, TEXX., October 17,1S89.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE ST. LOCIS TIMES.
Sm-As "fair play" is one of the jewels of
American character, and as it is considered right
and proper to give even the "devil his due." I
hope vou will not refuse to give to the public,
through vour widely read paper, Sam Hllder
brand's own statement of lils history since the
beginning of the late terrible war: to the end that
fair-minded men may judge whether there were
not some good reasons and strong provocation
for the desperate deeds charged against me.
BARBAROUS MURDER OF ni3 BROTHER FRANK.
When tho war began, I was leading a quiet,
peaceable life, trying to provide for my family In
an honest though humble sphere of life. In the
condition of affairs In my part of Missouri, I had
made up my mind to keep out of thc troubles and
take uo part in the war. In 1862, my brother,
Frank Hilderbrand, went into the State Guards
under Jeir. Thompson. On Frank's return to see
our mother anti family, he was captured by a
mob headed by young McFlvane. Hy McElvaiie's
order Frank was killed arter lils capture-his
head was mashed, his body mangled and cut to
pieces in such a shocking manner that the most
barbarous savage would have blushed to have
been guilty or the deed. His body was then
thrown into a mineral hole fifty reet deep, and left
A SISTER DIES OF A BROKEN ll EA KT.
The next outrage committed on my kindred
and family was thc murder of my brother, George
Washington, and a Canadian named Mustache
Landuskv, who was engaged to bc married to my
sister Mary. These last murders were perpetrat?
ed by merl In Union uniform, ami who were sol?
diers in the Federal army. Two weeks after these
tragedies my sister Mary died of trouble and a
A LITTLE RROTHER MURDERED.
Two weeks later these men came to my mother's
house and loaded several wagons with her prop?
erty, drove orr all our cattle and set fire to her
house, the best stone dwelling In the settlement.
My poor, dear, broken-hearted mother seeing thc
house burning, sent my little brother Henry to
those heartless wretches and asked for the family
BlMe as a relic to bc kept when all else was gone.
Not dreaming of harm lo the little tender boy,
what can express her horror and agony when
these demons shot my little brother, not twelve
years old, through the bowels, and a fiend then
put his foot on his head and cut lils throat. Thus
were these atrocious deeds or blood and cruelty
and robbery committed on my kindred and fam?
ily. Let auy man put thc question to his soul,
whether such outruges would not have aroused
him to tlesperate retaliation, at a time when thc
law no longer had power to avenge a man's
wrougs for him and for the sake or justice ! And
yet, even then, I bore these accumulated outrages
without lifting' a hand to avenge my brothers' and
T'?7. DIE CAST-LIFE OR DEATO.
Dur'rg all these outrages I had resolved not to
go in thc Southern army, nor to meddle In the
troubles m any way. I removed from Big Uiver
to Flat Woods", distant twenty-five miles, hoping
that no harm would befall me or my wife and
children, ir 1 would get out or thc Immediate
neighborhood or those who had murdered and
outraged my ramify.
But to my surprise, about the middle of May,
just when my crop waa looking well, and hope
was strong that I would bc left In peace, about
sunrise one morning my house was surrounded
by McElvane ami his crew ot some thirty or forty
men, all well armed.
I remembered the fate of my brothers and
friends, slaughtered in cold blood like sheep after
their capture, and 1 knew there was no hope or
mercy or justice h om such demons; no help ex?
cept in the courage and strength that God had
The die with mc was cast. I had sought peace and
quiet, but the bloodhounds bad trailed mc. I was
at bay. The conflict that 1 had tied from was
forced upon mc. The alternative was Ufo or
MURDERS WITHOUT NUMBER.
I mei ray pursuers at thc door. I shot down
two or them in their tracks, made a rush for the
woods, and escaped. Finding it Impossible to live
at or near home, I went to Arkansas, and after?
ward got my wife and four children. The two j
men killed In my door was the first blood ever
shed by mc. Then, when a price waa set on my
hcad.T determined to revenge thc death o* my
brothers. I rode several times from Arkansas
before I could get to shoot McElvane, the lnfa
mous butcher, who had murdered my jrothers
and sought my lifo. Then I meant to harm no
one else ir they would leave me undisturbed; but
some of the soldiers, piloted by Jim Craig, a very
meddlesome spy, undertook to have me killed.
In seir-defonce I turned loose on them and
made many or those who sought my Ufo bite the
dust. I often met them In the woods. They all
knew me, and would offer to assist me. They
would make an appointment to bring me provi?
sions to my hiding places, and then would pilot
soldiers there to try to have me captured. I al?
ways kilted that kind or men. I have captured
many Union soldiers, but I never treated them
unkindly unless lt was one who had brutally
treated Southern prisoners, and I knew lt.
CLOTHES TORN FROM HIS BODY BY BULLETS.
I have had huudreds of hairbreadth escapes
for ray lifo; but I know there is a merciful God
that knows and does all things right-an all
powerful hand has protected me. I have twenty
times been suddenly waked.ami lied from my bed,
when a shower or Yankee balls would riddle thc
bcd 1 had sprang ou? oi. I have Itart my clothes
torn rrom my body with Yankee bullets, but two
only ever drew blood 1'rora me.
I Wish to say that I saw a Republican or June
last, winch contains some charges against me
that are not true, lt speaks or many cruelties
committed by llildcrbraud In Callaway County,
which arc utterly untrue. I never wus m Calla?
way County lu my lifo. It also charges me with
cruelty to a little boy. That Is also raise. 1 uever
harmed a woman or child in my life. 1 warred
only with men who had made war on me. I was
also accused ot taking stock or Jim .Mci.am to
the amount or $000. The neighbors all know
that Jim Mci,alu always lived rrom baud to
mouth, ami never hud anything to be stoleu or
taken from him.
SAM, COME nOME.
Arter the excitement about the war. and its
troubles seemed to die out, and men seemed to
heal over past sores, in the spring or 180$, I came
back to St, Francois County and talked to muni
or the good people or the county concerning the
propriety of returning to my old home. All I
spoke to or all parties sahl. "Sam, come home."
I came back In good raith. 1 moved to my mo?
ther's old place and lived there six mouths. I
then moved to Hillsboro' and Stayed there until
last foll. Finding lt hard to make a living there.I
moved on the Mississippi River, near Rush Tower,
and chopped wood all last winter. I then moved
back to tuc Three Rivers, on the Sam Herd place,
to raise a crop. There I lived and worked until
the 4th ot .lune last, when I was waylaid and shot
by Jim McLonc, or Waller Evans,and two others,
that I or my friends may yet call to account.
Jim McLone, McQuInn and others waylaid my
house to murder me. in April last, for several
days. On the 4th ur June 1 was shot through thc
thigh at my house.
SnOOTIXQ JIM M'l.ANK, AND COOKING 8UTPER.
I Went to my uncle William's where they at?
tacked me six days arter. They shot all day at
me there. I selected Jim McLane, whom l knew
only by description, and shot him rrom thc house.
Sheriff I ?reek i ii ridge and the '< i lance of ?ila party
took good care or their scalps after I killed Mc?
Lane. lt was then :? o'clock, and as 1 had eaten
no breakfast or dinner. 1 cooked my own supper,
and ale it while they kept tiring at mc. I was
often amused to see my old aunt Williams dodging
the balls as they came in through the cracks.
They fired the house, ami as I had finished my
supper, I abandoned my burning fortification.
As i went om I counted thirty-five men guarding
thc burning house. | saw George Doggett, Asa
Jackson, Jo. McGahan and HHPs boy. When the
house got too hot for comfort. 1 left "it, and walk?
ed wiihin six reel or some or the guard. They
seemed blind, or at least they did not offer to
A WARNING TO THE RADICALS.
I wish to say to the Radicals in and about Farm?
ington to beware how they mistreat my wile and
children, as I hear they have had them under ar?
rest by order ol' thc drunken Bowen, and I will
say to Hob Hill ami Joe McGahan to walk smooth?
ly and not let ray family suffer. They helped kill
my brothers, but they have not yet killed me.
Jim Mel.ane was a tool in the hands or that in?
timons creature and coward. Gust. St. Gem, or
st. Genevieve, who win some day, no matter
where he may hide himself, have to answer for
many crimes he planned, and was too cowardly
to execute, but got others to do so for him. Mc?
Lane murdered Judge Burk, or st. Genevieve, and
and preacher Folk, over 83 years orage.
I wish to say to Governor McClure that I could
have easily killed him while lie was in Farmington
if 1 hud wanted to do so, but I look on him as n
gentleman, and that he is misled bv llsteuing to
lies rrom bad men. who are Radicals.
Two B USUELS OF RADICAL BULLETS.
I have had two bushels or Radical bullets shot
at me, but only two ever drew blood. The old
Indian, when he fired fourteen shots at General
Washington and missed every shot, said that the
Great Spirit turned the ball aside. God has turn?
ed away thc bullets aimed at my lifo, and I put
my trust in Him and believe the balance or mv
days will be spent'more happily.
DON'T FOLLOW GRIZZLY BEARS.
I am in as fine spirits and good health as I eve
was. My wound is entirely healed, and I ari
good for many years of life if my foes allow me
to live in peace; and if they do not, on them bc
Let spies and informers keep at a safe distance
from me. I do not think I can be easily trailed:
but still it ls safest for any person that hos a de?
sire to hunt up Hilderbrand, to let that atone.
Remember the greenhorn that started out to
hunt grizzly bears in California.
In order that those who know me and my fam?
ily may know that thc writer of this is "Sam"
Hilderbrand, and not a fictitious person, I wfll
herc give the names of my wife and children.
My wife. Margaret: children, Henry, Rebecca,
Mary Elizabeth, Nancy Katharine, Margaret Ann,
George Washington. Yours,
Hot?! Arrivai?- November 2.
W. Ti. Cooper, J. G. Darby, W. D. Parkins,
South Carolina; Henry C. Mofatt, Buffalo, N. T.;
T. J. Deuscher, Dr. J. W. Mitchell, J. B. Burn and
lady, New York; Captain Geo. Mansfield, Florida;
James M. Burke, New York; John T. Derveese,
Raleigh; B. Levy, New York; Chas. Sowles, Asa
R. Sowles, Albany, Yt.; S. Benlesa, New York; B.
A. Lorentz, Baltimore; A. C. Cheshire, New Hamp?
shire; M. Caffe, T. M. Buch, Geo. H. Ellery, Mrs.
Geo. H. Ellery, New York; J. M. Werth, Fayette
ville; B. B. McCrury, Columbia; Charles G. Leary,
New York; John Hooper, Aiken; C. C. Chase,
Barnwell: Mrs. Wm. Gurney, Miss M. Ella Gurney,
Miss Anne M. Fesk, Master R. F. Gurney, Master
Lesters. Gurney, New York.
J. S. Foster, Northeastern Railroad; W. Geraty,
Rockville; C. P. Davison, Mount Pleasant; J. Haw?
ley, Augusta; R. Cannady, City; Wm. H. De
learety, Boston; W. L. Michail, Monroe, Ga.; Jno
S. Shuck, Barnwell Journal; Mrs. Hawley, Augus?
ta; G. A. Neuffer, Charleston; C. H. nambery, Co?
lumbia; R. E. Clark, Lewisvllle; G. Keezel, New
York; James Ryder, Jamaica, L. I.; J. C. Brown,
Kew York; Wm. Davis, Mrs. H. Davis, child and
nurse, Beaufort; W. S. Utsey, George's Station;
John Nettles, Northeastern Railroad; R. E. Rob
crts and lady, Miss C. Williams, Barnwell; Joel H,
Duncan, Mobile; II. C. Baggett, South Carolina;
J. S. Bamberg, Bamberg; H. C. Davis, Lexington;
V. V. Piene, P. H. B. Shuler, Walterboro'; S. P.
Blzer, Misses Bizer, Colleton District; A. B. Cor
vlon, Orangeburg; S. Bass, New York.
F. Rosebrook, Aiken ; J. Fraser, Quebec; W. P.
Russdle, wife and servant, City; John M. Dodge,
lady and child, Augusta; D. P. Griffith, wife,
mother and three children, New York C'*y; Mrs.
C. M. Martin, Jacksonville; G. M. Nye, Mrr. Nye,
Emma Nyc, Hay A. Nye, Georgia Nye, Jenny Nye,
Elmira, N. Y.; E. W. M. Mackey, City; D. P. Sta?
ples, San Francisco; E. S. Skeels, New York; W.
Van Salsen, Petersburg; L. D. Childs, J. P. South
em, Columbia; Jas. A. Sherry, City,
BOYCE-SHAW.-On the 20th of October, by
the Rev. John T. Wightman, Mr. JOHN H. BOYCE
to Miss JESSIE A. SHAW, both of this city. *
Jar THE REC?TCVI?S^D FRIENDS
of Mrs. and Miss MARIA JOSEPHINE ALEXAN?
DRINE'VEUVE, are respectfully invited to attend
thc Funeral of thc latter, from her late residence,
Ko. 193 King street, THIS DAY, at half-past 3
o'clock P. M. _ _ nov3 .
jja^THE FRIENDS AND ACQUAINT?
ANCES of Bernard Boyd, and of his wife Jo?
hanna Sherfcsee, are Invited to attend the Funeral
of their son HENRY T., at 4 o'clock Trna (Wed?
nesday) AFTBRNOON. nova *
J25<Y~THE RELATIVES, FRIENDS AND
acquaintances of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Black,
and Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Kirk, and their respective
families, are invited to attend the funeral obse?
qu?ese or the late Mrs. BLACK, at St. John's
Chapel,(Hampstead) THIS AFTERNOON,at 4 o'clock,
without further invitation. nov3*
?&r-TTIE RELATIVES, FRIENDS AND
acquaintances of Mr. and Mrs. ROBERT DEAS
are respectfully Invited to attend the Funeral
Services of the former, at the George Street Pres?
byterian Church, THIS AFTIRNOON, at half-past 3
o'clock. nov3 *
??r-YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN UNION
You are hereby summoned to attend the funeral or
your Brother Member. ROBERT DEAS, THIS
AFTERNOON, at 3 o'clock, at his late residence, No.
146 King street. By order or the President.
nov3 * Secretary pro. tem.
?ST THE PRICE TELLS
Thc attention ol the business public ts invited
to the following greatly REDUCED RATHS ror
THE NEWS JOB OFFICE,
No. 14? EAST BAY.
From $2 00 per thousand and upwards, accord?
ing to size and quality of card.
From $4 oo per thousand and upwards, accord?
ing to thc quantity of matter and quality of
With Business Card neatly printed thereon, at
from $2 50 per thousadn and upwards, according
At from J3 io per thousand and upwards, ac?
cording to size and quality of paper and amount
At from 40 cents per thousand and upwards,
according to 6lze and quantity.
ALL OTHER KINDS ?OF PRINTING W'?be
done at correspondingly low rates, and In the
D3- SHOW PRINTING A SPECIALTY.
Call at THE NEWS Office and examine speci?
mens and prices.
jjSfNOTICE TO CONSIGNEES.-CON?
SIGNEES per steamship M1NNETONKA are here?
by notified that she is Tins DAY discharging
cargo at Yanderhorst's Wharf. Goods not re?
moved by sunset will remain on wharf at owners'
risk; or, If stored, at expense and risk of con?
signees. . RAVENEL A CO.,
jar-CONSIGNEES PER BRITISH
steamship DARI EN are hereby notified that said
steamship has been Tni3 DAY entered under the
Five Day Act. All goods not Permitted at the
?xplration of that time will bc sent to the Govern?
ment Stores. ROBT. MURE A CO.,
?&~ TO THE FLOUR MERCHANTS
AND ALL INTERESTED.-OFFICE INSPECTOR OF
FLOCR, NO. cs EAST BAY, CHARLESTON,. October
16.-Orders for Inspection of Flour will be re
ceived at this office from tula date, and be
promptly attended to.
C. N. AVERILL,
octie_Inspector of Flour.
??S* NOTICE.-NATIONAL FREED?
MAN^ SAVINGS AND TRUST COMPANY,
CHARLESTON BRANCH, No. 74 BROAD STREET.
Money deposited on or before November 15th
will draw interest from November 1st.
oct28 17_NATHAN RITTER, Cashier.
^NOTICE TO LEGATEES.-T H E
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LANCASTER
COUNTY.-Thc surviving Executors of WILLIAM
MCKENNA, deceased, vs. PATRICK N. LYNCH,
Roman Catholic Bishop of Charleston, et al
In Equity.-Bill for Settlement of Estate, Ad?
vice, Ac-By order of the Circuit Court In
thLs cause, filed October 15th, 1869. notice
ls hereby given to thc individuals embraced
within the classes hereinafter described, with?
in twelve months from the date of tho publi?
cation hereof, to come in and establish before the
undersigned Clerk of the Court their right to the
Legacies bequeathed to them in and by the last
Will and Testament of William McKenna, late of
thc County and State aforesaid, deceased; or fail?
ing so to do within the time speckled, their claims
will be barred, to wit the following: The children
of James McKenna, a brother of the Testator, for?
merly residing at Castle Nacor, in the County of
Donegal, Ireland; the children of Owen McKenna,
also a brother, formerly residing at the same
place; the children of Nancy Clemens, a deceased
sister of thc Testator; thc children of ElUnorBarr,
also a sister; thc children of Einnor Moran, a
daughter of the said Elllnor Barr; the children of
John McKenna, a deceased brother of the Testa?
tor; the children of Rose McKenna, a sister of
the Testator; the children of any of the above
mentioned classes who may have died before thc
death of said Testator, leaving such children liv?
ing athis death; and, also, thc children of John
W. Bradley, a nephew of the said Testator. .
THOMAS H. CLYBURN,
Clerk of the Circuit Court,
Lancaster County, S. C.
October 13, 1869. oct20 w3mos
suffering from Diseases pertaining to the Genlto
Urinary Organs, will receive the latest sclentl?c
treatment, by placing themselves under the care
of DR. T. REENTSJERNA, Office No. 74 Hasel
street, three doors east from the Postofflce.
?&* THE SHIVERING SEASON.-IT
ls impossible to suppose that any human being
can consider an attack of Fever and Ague a light
visitation. And yet thousands act as if such a
calamity was of no consequence, while thousands
who are actually suffering from the distressing
complaint neglect to adopt the ' aln means of
cure. It ought to be known in every locality sub?
ject to this scourge, or which ls infested with re?
mittent fever, or any other epidemic produced by
malaria, that HOSTETTER'S STOMACH BITTERS
taken in advance or at the commencement of the
unhealthy season, will fortify the system against
the atmospheric poison which generates these
distempers. This admirable invigorant-harm?
less, agreeable, and possessing rarer medicinal
virtues than any other tonic at present known,
will break up the paroxysms of intermittent or
remittent fever In from forty-eight hours to ten
days. Such is the universal testimony from dis?
tricts where periodical fevers have been combat
ted with this powerful vegetable Chologogue. Lu
a thievish neighborhood wise men bar their doors
and windows, yet strange to say if the same
neighborhood happens to be pervaded by ?rial
poison they seldom take thc trouble to put their
bodies in a state of defence against the subtle
enemy. Shivering victims endeavoring In vain to
warm your blue hands over the fire, or consum?
ing with the fever that follows the chill, remem?
ber tfcat HOSTETTER'S BITTERS ls an absolute,
speedy and infallible specific tor your distressing
malady. _novl 6D*c
~~?3r-A, CARD.-A CLERGYMAN,
while residing In South America os a Missionary,
discovered a safe and simple remedy for the cure
of Nervous Weakness, Early Decay, Disease of
thc Urinary and Seminal Organs and the whole
train of disorders brought on by baneful and
vicious habits. Great numbers have been cured
by this noble remedy. Prompted by a desire to
benefit the afflicted and unfortunate, I will send
the recipe for preparing and using this medicine,
in a scaled envelope, to any one who needs it,
free of charge. Address
JOSEPH T. INMAN,
Station D, Bible House,
oct4 3mos*_New York City.
pSr MANHOOD.-A MEDICAL ESSAY
on the Cause and Cure of Premature Decline In
Man, the treatment of Nervous and Physical De?
"There is no member of society oy whom this
book will not be found useful, whether such per?
son holds the relation of Parent Preceptor or
Clergyman."-Medical Times and Gazette.
Sent by mail on receipt of fifty cents. Address
the Author, Dr. E. DEF. CURTIS, Washington,
D. C_aeptl lyr
?Sr- BATCHELOR'S HAIR DYE.-THIS
splendid Hair Dye ls the best In the world; the
only true and perfect Dye; harmless, reliable, In
stantaneous; no disappointment; no ridiculous
tints; remedies the ill effects of bad dyes; in?
vigorates and leaves the hair soft and beautiful
black or brown. Sohl by all Druggists and Per?
fumers; and properly applied at Batchelors Wig
Factory, No. - Bond street, New York.
?g-TUE SECRET OF BEAUTY LIES
n thc use of HAGAN'S MAGNOLIA BALM for the
Roughness, redness, blotches, freckles, sun
jurn and tan disappear where it ls applied, and a
beautiful complexion of pure, satin-like texture is
obtained. The plainest features are made to glow
irita healthful bloom and youthful beauty.
Remember Hagan's Magnolia Balm ls the thing
hat produces these effects, and any lady can se?
cure it for 75 cents at any of our stores.
To preserve and dress the hair use Lyon's Ka
:hairon. _oct27 wfmlmo ?
?&*TEE GREAT SOUTHERN REMEDY.
JACOB'S CHOLERA, DYSENTERY AND DIAR?
RHOEA CORDIAL-This article, so well known^
md highly prized throughout the Southern States
is a Sovereign Remedy for thc above diseases, ls
now offered to the whole country.
It ls Invaluable to every lady, both married and
No family can afford to be without it, and none
frill to whom its virtues are known.
For sale bv all Druggists and general dealers.
JDOW1E A MOISE,
oem 3mosp?c General Agents,