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VOLUME XI.-NUMBER 1671.
CHARLESTON, WEDNESDAY" MORNING, MAY 3, 1871.
EIGHT DOLLARS A YEAR.
AN a'fENTF?I HISTORY!
THE CHEQUERED CAREER OF THE
PORT ROYAL ROAD.
Beginning* tbe Work- v Specimen Con?
traftor-Promises Slade to be Broken
-Will the N-:w Board Come Down
wi til the CashT
The following racy Tetter, containing an in-'
terestlng sketch of the history and prospects
of the Port Royal Railroad, is addressed to Mr.
Stephen C. Millett by an old and influential
Citizen : / -
Bf?jj AUGUSTA, August 15, 1871.
- Sir-I have read your letter to Dr. Lawton;
and confess to some surprise at seeing you
attain beiore the public on thia subject. After
all that the road has suffered under your man?
agement, how you can have the assurance to
approach, any one of the original stockholders
ia to me a matter ot astonishment. - Let me
call your attention to a brief r?sur?? of this
When the road was chartered the planters
living along the line promptly came forward
aid took the stock. Mr. Davant of Beaufort,
was the first president. - Under his adminis?
tration the road was surveyed and located,
the right of way secured, contracts given out,
and much work done; but the war came and
interrupted the enterprise.
After the war,-yon represented to the board
of directors that you had secured the aid of
.capitalists in Boston and New York, who
would build the road if th? charter and proper?
ty of the same were turned over to them. By
plausible representation and the exhibition of
some letters, you persuaded the direction
that you did represent capitalists, and as their
sole object was to build-the road, not as a mat
mter o? speculation, but as a great work o? inter
^nal Improvement and a connecting line be?
tween tue great West and the deep waters at
Port Royal, Mr. Davant resigned his office of
president, tbe directors retired, and you and
your friends were placed in ;jo3sesslon ol the
road, its charter and property. Your board of
.directors was elected and you chosen as presi?
dent, -, .. ;
A Mr. Flhegan, I believe was his name, ap?
peared now on the scene. He was to build
- -and equip the road for a certain contract
Brice, which was voted him, but no articles of j
agreement were entered into by which he was
' bound. To the surprised" the stockholders
Mr. Flnegan disappeared, and Mr George D.
Chapman took his place. The on du ls that
he bought out Mr. Flnegan, paying him $140,
You and Chapman then set to work to gain
from the negro Legislature of South Carolina
State aid and extended privileges. Whether I
you did not have money enough, or whether
Charleston influence was too strong for you, I
yon were not successful. ? You also sought to
obtain aid from the City Council of Augusta
and the Georgia-Railroad, and, although yen
bad able supporters in both cc rpo rations, yon
again failed. ...
Chapman, however,' inaugurated the work,
.c^fened an office- in Augusta, .and placed a
large force ot.laborers on the road. About ]
this time, letters .were written from the North,
to gentlemen in Barnwell and Augusta, ac?
cusing Chapman of bad faith in tne Derby
.Railroad, and enclosing newspaper articles de
nounclng him. Some- of these letters were
addressed to the Hon- A. P" Aldrich..one of
toe judges of ttieold South Carolina judiciary,
who had been removed from office- by General
Caraby, and had resumed ?ie prao'Hc?.or^liwr4'
. and who was prominent as u stockholder in j
the Barn weil Railroad, which Chapman, was
als?. negotiating to control. Judge- Aldrich,
with that ?directness and frankness for^wnlch.
he ls dlsUdSntsbed, sent these letters and;
articles to Mr.. Chapman, who' expressed him?
self gratified that' an opportunity was offered I
him to refute the slanders: Which he has not j
-done yet, - - -
w" Things progressed very, well fortwo. or three
months; hands worked on tho Port Royal Rall
_ road and contractors were paid their monthly
' estimates, when " suddenly Chapman dlsap-1
. seared from Augusta,-his office waa besieged
by hungry negroes clamoring for pay- and his
books and property attached by ansrxy credl
tors. Abbott, .bia secretary, tried to pacify
:them; said that some delay had occurred ia I
sendiDg in funds from New York; that Chan-1
man bad gone niter' the money; that he han
telegraphed him. the condition of affair?, and J
that he would-be back'In a few dava with am- [
pie funds to pay ail demanda. Chapman re-1
turned, took some law proceedings to dissolve J
the; attachments, assured the contractors and j
laborers that he., was making a' successful ar?
rangement to obtala an ample supply of funds,
which he was prevented completing by'their j
?reclpltation.: A lew hands jraipkept on the
ne, but gradnallv work ceased; .Chapman de?
part ed,; and-the Port Royal Railroad again col-1
t^afteHthls second disaster, Mr.HenryT.
Paake.'late superintendent ot the South Caro
lida Railroad, a mau ,o?.c%g?expertenc?:Mn
railroad matters, was spolten of in connection
-with Judge Aldrich, the one as superintendent, I
the. Other as president, as the mea most likely
' to Carry out the worri to a successful comple?
tion, and it waa supposed the capitalists, I
.jvhoEi yon profess, to represent, would feor-1
:ganlze.with;these gentlemen as thelr^repre
sen^lves, and the joad would be pushed to a
??successful completion. This was not a vain
- bnpe, because )t there ls any morfey In the
-.-concern, theses two gen.?emen wouldv com-: I
inand the respect and confidence of the people
'of South'Carolina- and'.-Georgia, and any I
pledges made by them would be.received With
entire confidence.: JBut just as.1 We were con- I
gratulating ourselves on this auspicious event;}
the papera announced ? new board of direc?
tors, w|th Mr. James. Appleton, bf New York,
as. president, .and y ou-, as superintendent.
.Allow rah to as^^How doyon .eirpectto ?b-1
tain the confidence and aid of the people pf I
Augusta and South - Carolina when you -put
forward a man. as president, who.ta entirely'
unknown to; them, and yourself, as superin?
tendent, who riavealready failed as oresident?''
If yoq really, can control'capital, and wish to
build the road, you have lived here long1]
enough to know that the sorest way to do lt I
ls to put forward men who are known as men
of character, ability and-Integrity, in w|iom
-confidence will be reposed, and wno can pre-,
sent the claims of the company to the people;
galong the line and in Augusta, In away to
tf convince their Judgments and command their
But instead of this what do you do ? You
address a letter to Dr. La wton, f rom New York, il
in which yon say *Ut JB, impossible Jor the 1
present board, or any boardTte complete the.I
road without the most.' cordial help and sup
port, locally, along the ' line of road." And 'I
then yon propose to build afine depot, to cost
not Ies3 than $2000, wherever there ls a local I
subscription of $2011, ."provided that the com-1
pdny will not agree to build them nearer than-I
one mlle apart." And yon also propose to put
up a line of telegraph and open a postofflce as
soon as the track is laid. ? . '
Was there ever Buch an absurd and impru?
dent proposition ? You have already attained
all the road had, on a promise to build lt, by
these very same capitalists. You have not
spent a dollar. Your first reorganize; and
coolly propose to Dr. Lawton and the friends of
the road, along the line, to give you $2000 a
mile to build depots, put np a telegraph line,
and open postoffices before you spend a dollar.
Now, Mr. Millett, I think this ls one of the
coolest propositions I have ever seen made In
public print. Yon have already received our
charter, work and property, in the assurance
that you would bulk! the road. You have tail?
ed to fulfil your part ot tbe contract, while we
have lal th ful ly performed our part Thus fall?
ing, you reorganize, as you call lt, and ask the
Eeo Die along the line "for their most cordial
elp and support" What more caa they do?
They have given all they bad. . It ls tru? they
nave land which they can subscribe, and which
they will subscribe, If they bad men in charge
of the work whom-.they know and can trust
But what assurance have they that your new
promises will be any. better than your old ? The
putting such good abd trusted men as Dr. Law?
ton, Mr. Willingham and Dr. Cook on the
board does not help the case, for they are now,
and-always will .be,In a hopeless minority.
These gentlemen have been disappointed once,
and are not likely to -be again caught with the
shallow artifice of $2000 depots, not "nearer
than one mile apart? Why, your road will be
fla continuous village,from - Sand Bar to Port
^Royal. No, Mr. Millett; beiore you get $2i0,000,
lt would be well for you. to show them how
that million and a quarter that yon speak of
has been spent and to prove that you nave, or
can, command that other million and a quarter
.of "clear cash" to take the road to the city
lhfilts ot Augusta.
This ls an important enterprise; no people
appreciate its importance more highly than do
the people of Augusta and the people o? South
Carolina along the Une, and if yon will show
them that you have the million and a quarter,
and will'place men at the head of the work in
whom they have faith and confidence, I will
undertake to assure you that the $2000 a mlle
will be forthcoming.
. Tour obedient Bervant,
ABOUT TBE BRITISH: BAR.
How Lawyers Live, Move and Govern
Themselves in England.
[From Chambers's Journal.]
Every circuit in England has Its mess, and
exclusion from the mess of his circuit is social
death to' any barrister. Exclusion from the
mess is, of course, designed as a means of pun
ishment for men who do not obey the circuit
mles. For example, when a man is called to
the bar he usually selects that circuit upon
which most of his friends r?sid?, and where,
consequently, he has the best chance of ob?
taining business. Should he, however, fall in
obtaining work upon the circuit which he first
selects, and afterwards desire to' choose ah
other, he-can do so, provided not more than
three years have ?lapsed from the time of his
joining the circuit which he had first selected.
Should more than three years, however, have
elapsed, he ls then bound to stick to- the cir?
cuit which he originally chose. Should a man
determine, however, to change his circuit after
three years, in -defiance ot professional eti?
quette? he of course can do so-only the mess
of (the circuit which he afterwards joined
would refuse to elect him Into it, and the mess
of his original circuit would promptly expel
him from it.
Observe, theoretically, there is nothing, I
believe, to prevent a barrister, if he chose to
do so, from travelling to every circuit town in
England, from Exeter to New Castle; bnt if he
were to do so he would be marked by his
brethren as a professional black sheep of the
deepest dye. E-ery man's band would be
agalust him; no circuit mess would elect him
as a member; and the leaders upon ouch cir?
cuit could effectually ruin him by declining
as they infallibly would do-to hold briefs with
him. So strictly ls the trade-union rule which
compels each barrister to go only on one cir
cult obeyed, that I believe not a single in?
stance has ever been known of its being
broken. According to professional etiquette
a man may, however, accept a brief upon a
circuit other.than, his own, providing that he
be ''specially retained'' to do so. Being
especially retained means that the man, If he
be a Q. C., has a fee of three hundred guineas
upon his brief; and If he be a "junior"-that is,
not a Q. C.-he must have a fee of fifty
guineas marked on his brief. If the man, also,
who is specially retained be a Q. C., then
another Q. C., belonging to the circuit upon
which the case ls tried, must also be retained
with him. By bar custom, auv man who has
filled, or is filling, the office of her Majesty's
attorney or solicitor-ceneral, never goes on
the circuit unless he be especially retained to
do so. In the case, therefore, of a man who
has gone, say, the western, circuit for his
whole life, and has obtained the lead upon it,
and afterwards bolds' (perhaps fot a few
months only) the office bi solicitor-general, it
is a serious deprivation, to him to be forever ,
deprived of the right ol going bis own cir
cuiL Upon the other hand, be can, of course,
comfort, himself with the thought that any
man who has filled the office of solicitor-gen?
eral ls certain to be, sooner or later, made a
. ' Tao"other circuit rules are almost too nu?
merous for me "to mention. 'Here, however,:
are a few of them: No barrister must enter
an assize town before the co m miss ion-day
the object of this rule (which is a rational
one) being to prevent any barrister, '*bag
SDg" a lot of briefs by making an earlier start
an his neighbors. No barrister must dine
with an attorney (unless he be a relation)
while on circuit; and Lord Elden declared that
In his day it was a high crime and mi-de?
meanor for a barrister, while on circuit, even
to dance with an attorney's daughter at the
assize ball. I think", however, that this rule is
now so far relaxed that there is nothing to
?revent Mr. Briefless requesting the honor of
Uss Bedtape's band in the next set of Lan?
cers, provided that she be young and pr J tty.
It old and ugly, 1 need scarcely say that the
most sinister motives would be imputed to
?Briefless by his professional brethren. No
liter-and this, role, of course, applies
everywhere- .as well as on ' circuit-must
"tout" for business, or. in (act, ask for busi?
ness in any way from an attorney;
. Upon my circuit another'curions ralels,
that no one must carry a bag for his briefs into!
court, un ess lt be a red one, and that no one
must purchase a red bag, but must walt till a
Q;'empresenta bun with one. The theory of
this, ol course, ls, that the Q. C., observing
that the rising junior has more briefs than he
can well carry about with him "in his bands,
takes an opportunity of expressing to him his
pleasure at the sight; and presents him with a'
red bag to car ry ; Ahem in. Upon some cir-,
cults, J believe, men who are not I ucky enough
tb possess red bags," aro allowed to carry blue:
ones into court in plac? of them; but such con?
duct upon my circuit-would be visited by ?
fine of one guinea for each offence, which suth
would po to the mess wine lund. No Q. C.
ever goes, sessions after obtaining bis silk
gown, unless he' be specially retained to do so;
and no Q. C. ever travels a circuit without be?
ing accompanied by his 'clerk. In the old'
coaching days, no barrister was allowed to I
travel by the public coach', he was obliged
either ,.to ride "on horseback or in a post
chaise. Nowadays every barrister must travel
As I have said airead}-,.ii a. barrister chose
ta remain outside the mess'bf his circuit be
could break one or al 1 of these rules. I fc now,
however, of no Instance in which a man has
attempted to do.so. That exclusion from the
circuit mess ls regarded as a.serious matter is
proved by the fact Chat although the mess fees
are somewhat heavy, still ^very barrister, no
matter how poor ha may be, pays them. How
far th? strict sur vei lance whlcn the circuit mess
exercises over" Its members ls a benefit or an
evil, goes beyond my present purpose to dis?
cuss. It is noteworthy, however, that upon
my own circuit, at all events, the clerks who ac?
company their masters round circuit shave
a mess oftheirown,and many similarly strin?
gent rules to those of-their masters have been
devised by them, disobedience to which- ls
punished by expulsion lrom their mess.
Every circuit in England annually appoints
two of its members to be its attorney-general
And solicitor-general. Some circuits also pos?
sess officers whose duties may be known by
the title which they bear-namely : "Poet Lau?
reate" and ""Master-bf the -Bevels." Once or
twice during each circuit what ls termed
"Grand Court'- takes place. What passes at
grand court lam forbidden to reveal by a cere?
monial observance so awful in Its nature that
the fabled red hot poker of our friends the
Freemasons literally "pales its Ineffectual
Ares" before what I went through before being
permitted to attend grand court upon my cir?
cuit. Each court has Its "records," which are
carefully kept, and which extend back for the
last two hundred years orso. The names of
some of tho most eminent judges in the land
are to be found on the records of my circuit in
connection with circuit jokes and pranks,
which. If I felt myself at liberty to reveal,
(which I do not,) would cause my readers no
little amusement and those eminent judges no
THE BETHE OHED SOTEBEIGX8.
Napoleon and Isabella Seeking an
It was recently announced that the Emper
or;Napoleon Intended to take us his residence
at the Chateau or Arenenberg, In Switzerland
The Journal de Lyon declares that the French
Government has protested agaluBt this step.
A Berne paper now points out that the Em?
peror Napoleon is a Swiss subject, havlnc ac?
quired the right of citizenship atThurgan?and
having, In virtue of it. served in the Swiss
army. Apart from thlB, however, lt trusts
that the right of asylum will be accorded to
the Emperor as to any other foreigner. But
now the New York World says lt is under?
stood that previous to the fall of the French
Empire at Sedan, Napoleon was in negotiation
with Richard 8chell, of New York, for the
Jumel estate, which he proposed to use for a
residence in case of being dethroned. The
loss of much of his wealth by the war forced
bim to look for a retreat of more modest di?
mensions. He Is, therefore, treating with
Samuel L. M. Barlow for the Burton Kennard
estate, at Glen Cove, for which it is expected
he will have to pay $500,000. Meantime, ex
Queen Christina, of Spain, ls negotiating with
Schell for the Jumell estate for $4,000,000.
O?? "QUEM CITY."
PLEASANT GOSSIP ABOUT GREEN?
Rapid Progress and Improvement
Charlestonlans Seeking the Moun?
[FROM OCR. OWN CORRESPONDENT.]
GRBKNVILLEvAngUSt 14. '
I dp not know that "the Queen City of the
Mountains" will ever rival "the City by the
Sea," though judging from the views enter?
tained by some people here, such au event is
not among the improbabilities of the future.
However this may be, Greenville certainly
possesses advantages which entitle lt to aspire
to a rank with no mean city. It has not been
my fortune to behold the azure skies of Italy,
"nor to view the picturesque scenery of Swit?
zerland, but I laney that should, one who has
enjoyed this privilege visit this place and ad?
jacent mountains,- he would be strikingly re?
minded of both. The 'ionosphere here is pure
and'bracing, while the scenery is sufficiently
picturesque to charm any one who has an eye
for the beautiful in nature.'
There is at present"?-uite a stir about the
streets, of this attractive place. The United
States Court is now in session here; and many
persons are In attendance, some, perhaps,*
from curiosity, but I think it likely that most
of them hare come In obedience to the man?
date of Uncle Sam. We meet here, too, quite
a number o? visitors from the low country.
Some are stopping here for a few days, others
for weeks: while others arrive, remalD for a
night, and pass on to the mountains. At no
time since the War has there been so much
travel as during the present season.
In a day or two Greenville will be in tel?
eraphfc communication with the rest of the
world, and this, with the.prospect of the early
completion of the Air Line Railroad, has al?
ready enhanced the value of real-estater to a
considerable extent. It was but a short time
since that the Paris Mountain House and the
residence of General Thompson was sold toa
Charlestonian, and T am informed that other
persons from Charleston are looking around
here with a view of purchasing bouses. Why
should they not db'so? Few places can be,
found that possess so many advantages as
this. In addition to its* pure air and beautiful
scenery. Its society is intelligent and refined,
while Its educational facilities are nowhere
As most of your readers know, the South?
ern Baptist Theological Seminary, with its able
faculty, Drs. Boyce, Broadns, Manly, Williams
and Toy; Furman'Unlverslty, presided over-by
that venerable divine, Bev.. Dr. Jas. C. For?
man; the Greenville Female College, under,the
control of Professor Judson and Dr. Manly,
?nd a high school tor boys and young men,
HI peri mended by Captain J. B. Patrick, are .,
ill located here. The high school .had over
sigh ty pupils last session, and a gentleman re?
marked tb me yesterday that, in his -opinion,
not only it. but all the other schools would be
more crowded next session than at any time'
?Ince th e war. So much for G ree ari ile and Its
THE CHOLERA fofl ENGLAND.
The London Times of the 31st ult. gives the
fellowing account of the case of cholera, here?
tofore alluded to by telegraph.:
On Thursday evening last, during the sitting
>f the Honse of Commons, a telegram was re?
lived at the medical department of the privy
:?nncll stating that a case ol cholera had been
Drought Into Hull. Mr. J. .Netten Badcllffe,
,he privy connell inspector, started for Hull by
;he next train, and found, on his arrival there,
Lhattwo ships had come into the port from;
^ronstadt, and that a fatal case of cholera had
occurred In each-In one two. days bet?re, in
tan other two days after sailing. - In tbe latter, j
therefore, the death had. h J pened when the
ship was only five days from England. No.
omer cases had occurred, and these had been ?
no cholera in Hull Itself. The facts, however,
made it clear that danger was to be appre?
hended OD the side of the Baltic, from which
sea, from now until October, a constant
stream of vessels will be entering Hull and
other Eastern ports. The course of the emi?
gration from North Germany to America is by
way ol Hull and Liverpool, and lt will be re?
membered that on a former occasion cholera
broke but among these emigrants only when
[hey had readied the latter port, and were
about again to embark.
In Hull itself the dooks are absolutely within:
the town, so that ships are moored Immedi?
ately against hous.es, and In this position they
are 'sufficiently 'under the Jurisdiction of the
tocal authority. The lords of the privy conn-.
C?Vhowever, onh?arlBSftMr. Netten Radcliffe's
report, determined still further to protect the
town hythe order Issued on Saturday, under
which ali ships arriving from the Baltic will be
examined before they enter the port, and any
necessary measures of Isolation or disinfection
ulll be strictly enforced. At the'same time
Mr. Netten Radcliffe was again dispatched to
the norih, with instructions to visit all the
eastern ports in order to give necessary Infor-,
motion arid Injunctions to local authorities
with regard to the measures t o be taken under
the . order, and also to proceed to Liverpool
and Birkenhead to Insure that 'due provisions
are made lor dealing with cholera ii it appear
among any emlgrauts who have been allowed
to land at Hull and to continue on their way.
At present, although there is abundant ne?
cessity lor precaution, nothing has occurred to
Justify grave alarm, and it may reasonably -be.
hoped that the precautions taken will prove
effectual. .? ??.
THE BRITISH TELEGRAPHS.
How tlie Telegraphic System Works
Under Govtrnmcnt Control-Receipts
and (.' Ex penn lt "arc 3 Tot 'Fourteen
IFrom the London Times.]
Th? estimated annual revenue, as calculated
by Mr. Scudamore before the transler, and
submitted to Parliament by Lord Hartington,
was ?673.838, and, at this rate for fourteen
months, the revenue should be ?786,1441 It
was actually ?708,530, showing ?n Increase
over the estimate ot over ?12,000. It is wor?
th v of not? also that this revenue ls rapidly
and steadily growing; the groes business of
the department, for example, In the month
of May last being close on 30 per eent better
than lt was In May, 1870. So much for reve?
nue. It IS not so easy to unravel the Intricacies
of expenditure, for here arise complications
between what should be considered capital
outlay and what ought to be held legitimate
working expenses. There have been large
and urgent works of construction and recon?
struction necessary to combin? the separate
telegraphic systems taken over from the com?
panies In a coherent and uniform whole.. The
outlay on these ls clearly a proper charge on
capital, and Mr. Scudamore arrives at the
conclusion that ihe rest of tho expenditure,
which may be legitimately assigned to the
working of the business, amounted in the
fourteen months ending March 31. to ?470,
000. According to his estimate laid before
Parliament in 1859, the working expense's of
fourteen months ought not to have exceeded
?420.000, so that Mr. Scudamore has to ac?
count for a considerable discrepancy between
bis estimate and the actual cost of his
work. * * In spite of the excess
of the actual outlay over the estimate, a
net revenue ot not less than ?328,000
was earned In the fourteen months reviewed
in the report. Mr. Scudamore ls cer?
tainly within the mark when he says that this
sum must more than cover the Interest on the
capital expended tu the purchase of the trade
and plant of the companies, on extensions, res?
torations and general Improvements. ? * * *
We need feel no apprehensions about the
financial result of the experiment we have
made in the management ot the telegraphs..
Like the letter-carrying business of the post
office, it will probably become a steady source
ot revenue when lt cets lairly Into working
order, and li lt emulates the regularity, the
expedition and the energy with which the
elder enterprise has been conducted, we can?
non doubt that lt will soon make the most in?
veterate grumblers cease to regret the dis?
jointed and costly system we were long con?
tent to bear with as-a triumph of private en?
terprise, not to be improved or Impeached.
THE AMERICAN TURF.
Race Notes-T h e Saratoga Meeting
Harper and his Horses-An English
man's $25,000 wager.
A correspondent of the New York Times,
writing from Saratoga, gives some. Informa
'tlo? concerning the turf celebrities now there
In anticipation of the summer meeting which
opens this week and .continues six days. The
story of Kingfisher's going amiss In his train?
ing, thereby putting off hts great match with
Longfellow, ls thus told:
The facts' are that on Thursday morning, as
the horses were taking their usual training
exercise, Kingfisher suddenly drooped and
staggered In his fore legs,.then a quiver, as if
of.pain. shook his body, and he limped badly.
He was Immediately taken to the stables,
when it was ascertained that the tendons were
strained, and that he could not run in the com?
ing race, and would not soon, if ever, be able
to resume his former speed. .. The poor crea?
ture lreq neatly lifted up and looked down at
' bis bandaged limbs with a pathetic expression
JOHN HARPER AND HIS HORSE LONGFELLOW.
I bad an interesting interview with bis
owner. Mr. John Harper, the veteran Ken?
tucky turfman. Mr. Harper is the proprietor
ot 6000 acres of. laud and a large number of
equine and bovine live stock. He ls nearly
seventy years of age and a bachelor. His
dress is exceedingly plain, and his entire ap*'
Fearance very like that of the late Henry Clay,
found him seated upon a bench in front ot
his stables engaged In mending a broken
surcingle, and he gave me a brief history of
his pet. Longfellow was sired by Leamington,
dam'Nan tura. This year he-won. the Post
stakes, for all ages, at two mlle heats, winnini:
in'two heats, and beating four others. At
Lexington, Kv., this year he walked over
the course, all other horses teing withdrawn.
He also won the Monmoutn gold cup,
valued at $1500, at Long Branch. Thl3 was
for all ages, and In lt he beat Helmbold, Re?
gards and Preakness, (time 4.41) also the Sara?
toga cup, for all ages, two and a quarter miles,
easily beating Kingfisher in 4.02*. Longfellow
ran the drat mile of this race In 1.40, (King?
fisher In about 1.4*1,) second mile in 1.53 -
making two miles in 3.33-and the last quarter
mile of the race at the rate of 1.59. Mr. Har- >
Eer says that he has loved horses ever since
e was "a little shaver," and will until he dies.
As he spoke, Longfellow, accompanied by Lit?
tleton and Express, came up, and gently'
placed his nose over Mr. Harper's shoulder,
and acted very Ijke a fondled child. Tbe
other horses followed suit, and were patted
affectionately in return. This old gentle?
man-sleeps in a nice, comfortable place
near - his pets. When 1 he ls absent,
which . ls seldom, "Jimmy." a gray-haired
assistant, remains. Four faithful colored men
are.also there at all hours. A trained watch?
dog guards the door. Fifty thousand dollars
In cash have been refused for Longfellow. Lio
?tieton -bas achieved great successes lu Ken?
tucky, having, at Lexington, won a two-mile
heat lu 3.34*. He is four years old. Express
is but three years old, ls light, graceful and '
Stick, and has also, met with flue success at
e same place.
THE ENGLISHMAN'S WAGER.
, Mr. Pryor,, of England, bas offered to place
an English colt, with a stake of five thousand
pounds sterling, against any American colt, in
a one and one-half mlle race. The proprietor
of Henry Bassett will accept the challenge
with twenty-five thousand dollars.
A WHITEMAN CLUBBED BT A NEGRO.
[From the Marlon Crescent.]
Wime Owens, a white young man, was, on
Wednesday last, stricken senseless and dan?
gerously hurt by a blow given with a ?heavy
s, tick by one Luke Owens, colored. From what
we can gatherof the affair, Luke came Into the
yard of Mr. William Baker, who lives about
three miles from town, and. seemed desirous of
getting up a difficulty with Mr.- Baker. He was
??'Ith some trouble gotten out of the yard and
stopped In the road In front of Mr. Baker's
house continuing to use threatening language
to Mr. Baker. Yoting Owens endeavored to
make him go away from this place, bat had at?
tempted no violence towards Luke, when he
received the blow. He was quite stunned at
first and seemed to be dangerously hurt. Since
that time Mr. Owens has been reported much
better. Luke has been arrested, and has given
THE WEATHER AND THE CROPS.
. The Winnsboro' News says : "A fine shower
of rain tell*at this place and viclnitv on Sun?
day night ;last. Other sections of the county
have been similarly favored. The drought,
upon the whole, continues, and there ls not the
least doubt but that the crops are cut short
one-half. It ls distressingly sad to look upon
the large fields 0? corn and cotton, which
promised so much 6lx weeks ago, now with?
ered and parched."
The Crescent says : "We have no reason to
alter our estimate ot the crops as given lost
week, though cotton ls shedding much' more
than was anticipated. -The rains which have '
fallen recently have greatly benefited late
corn, .and* will also, prevent* early corn from
shrivelling too much.: Planters are now busy
stripping fodder." The yield will be light.
Later and ' general inlormatlon.compels us to
acknowledge that odr cotton crop may not>
reach a'two-thlrds crop. . The rust-ls general,
aud.lias nearly.rulned entire fields." : ti
THE WHARTON POISONING CASE.
Mrs. F. Qi Wharton Indicted by the
From the Baltimore Sun we take the fol?
lowing particulars relative to this interesting
The grand Jury of the Criminal Court on
Saturday indicted . Mrs. E. G. Wnartonforthe
murder of General .William Scott Ketcnum,
and also with attempting to poison 'Eugene
Van Ness. The Indictment for the murder of
General Ketchum contains (our counts. The
first charges the administration of tartar
emetic and'tlnctiire of yellow Jasmine on the
28th of June, 1871, and the second by adminis?
tering poison, the name of which ls unknown,
In the same manner, on the same day. The
third and fourth counts charge murder by
three administrations ot tartar-emetic and
poison of an unknown name, In lemonade, on
the 24th of June, in tea, on the 26th of June,
and tincture of yellow Ja/inlne on the 28th ol'
The Indictment for attempting to poison Eu?
gene Van Nes3 contains twelve counts, and
charges the actual administration of tartar
emetic and deadly poison ot unknown name
on the 19th, 20th and 24th of June, and with
mingling such poison wiso beef tea on the 24th
of Jnne,"and with'milk punch, of which he was
about to partake, on the 28th of June, 1871,
with intent to poison him. The indictment is
lounded on the Code, article 30, section 158,
which Is In these words: "Every person, his
or her alders or abettors, who shay be convict?
ed of the crime of attempting to poison any
person, shall be sentenced to undergo a con?
finement In the penitentiary for not Tess than
two nor more than ten years."
It has been rumored that Professor Aiken
had completed th? analysis of the stomach of
Major Henry Wharton, the son of Mrs. E. J.
Wharton, brought from Norristown some time
since. It ls also stated that no traces of poi?
son were found, but -no such report has been
officially made to the State's attorney.
The Baltimore Gazette says:
Mrs. Wharton bears her Imprisonment with
remarkable fortitude. She converses but lit?
tle on the siibject of the charges against her,
and contents herself with the quiet assertion,
at proper times, of her lnnoceuce, and her
confidence in her ability to establish lt. The
daily papers are allowed her, and lt is said she
reads all that appears In reference to her case
The result of the analysis ol the remains of
her son, Major Harry W. Wharton, has not
yet been made known by Professor's Aiken and
Miles, who have been in charge.
Mr. Van Ness has recovered sufficiently to
leave Ballimore for a trip to the country. It
is expected, however, that some time will
necessarily elapse before he will be well
enough to resume his duties at the office of
Messrs. Alex. Brown ? Sons.
EXCITEMENT U BARIS.
FEARS OF A REVOLT OF TBE! AHMT.
A.Coop D'Etat Probable-Stampede of
thc Par ts tang-Bursting the War
LONDON, August 16.
Advices from Paris say the city ls excited,
and the situation is threatening. Trouble .is
apprehended from various sources. To-day ls
the fete of Napoleon I, and the air is full of
rumors that the army will revolt against the
Versailles Assembly, declare McMahon regent,
and demand the. Empire. The people are
leaving PariB in''a stampede. Some believe
the Orl?anlsta scheme is ripe for a coup d'etat.
It is being pushed by the proposition to make
Thiers permanent executive, whioh it ls feared
would establish a government' not monarchi?
cal. Thiers has hp friends. He is.hated by
Republicans, Royalists and Imperialists, alike.
A crisis ls approaching.
Difficulties have arisen at Berilo, ia respect
to the evacuation of the four departments ot
France still held by the Germans. The French
Government has, In, consequence, refused to
admit, Alsatian produce to French markets
until after the German troops leave the soil of
France. In the Assembly yesterday, Rivet
submitted a proposition that the President
communicate with the Assembly by means of
ROUE, August 16-Evening.
The*Festival of the Assumption pav-ed off
to-day with the customary ceremonies and in
perfect tranquillity. The 'domestie offices, and
many publia and private buildings are illumi?
. ' "ST. PETERSBURG, August 16.
The Czar has Informed General-Le Flo, the
French Ambassador, that no'treaty of alliance
of any description bet ween Russia abd Germa?
ny ls in existence.
TBE WESTFIELD DISASTER. .
The Verdict of the Coroner'? Jary
AVarrant? baaed for the Arrest of the
President, Directors, Superintendent
and Engineer of the Company.
? New YORK, August 16.
The coroner's verdict in the Westfield disas?
ter is, that the deceased, Andrew Coy le and
others, died through a rupture or explosion of
the boiler of the ferry boat Westfield on July
30tin that said explosion ' or rupture was
caused by a flaw lo the Iron, and by the negli?
gence-of Engineer Robinson In carrying au
over pressure of steam; that the company are
responsible tor the disaster, as the defect*
could have been detected if the Staten Island
Ferry Company bad a competent superinten?
dent, engineer and mechanic' In their employ,
and are therefore criminally negligent. We re?
commend the district attorney to take prompt
action -i n the matter. We also think the gov?
ernment inspection very imperfect as conduct?
ed. There was one dissentient; Hr. Eertland,
who believed that the flaw could hot be dis
covered by the ordinary mode of inspection.
Coroner Keenan, after the verdict was rend?
ered, retired' to prepare warrants for the ar?
rest of the president, directors and superin?
tendent of the Staten Island Ferry Company, |
also for the arrest of Robinson, the engineer.
Captain Altair, ot the first precinct, to whom
are entrusted the warrants for the arrest of
the president, directors and officers of the
Staten Island Ferry Company, received in?
structions from Coroner Keenan to make only
a formal arrest and accept a promise to appear
before the coroner to-morrow.
WASHINGTON, August 16.
This was the hottest day of the season by
four degrees. .
Some sensation Is excited by a New York
Tribune article deprecating the Republican
split In Louisiana. It has this sentence:. "But
we rejoice to hear that the president promptly
repudiates the doings of his New Orleans sub?
ordinates, and as now reported proposes to
show his appreciation of their misconduct In
office by. turning them out." The article ls
headed "The New Orleans Outrage."
The Treasury Department decides that a ves?
sel propelled by both high and low pressure
engines ia liable to forfeit if .the . words "low
pressure" are printed on tho wheel-house. The
Treasury Department also decides that where
the commander ot a vessel is part owner, be
cannot be deprived of his command Dy other
owners without an'order of court. .The Comp?
troller of the Currency has decided that Na?
tional Banks, designated as depositories for
the ne w loan, are not obliged to hold a reserve
upon funds paid lnto.the bank upon subscrip?
tions to that loan, and deposited to the credit
ot the United States.
-Commissioner Douglass-has reversed the de?
cision of the late commissioner PleasantonT
abolishing the stamp:t?x on Insurance policies,
and the old decision, Imposing a tax upon such'
policies, ls renewed. ' ' ". ..'
TBE WEATHER THIS DAT.
WASHINGTON, August 16.
No material change is probable for Thurs
day on the Gulf coast: . A falling barometer,
with cloddy weather and local rains, will
probablv extend to-morrow over the Southern
and Middle States. The area of lowest pres?
sure, with attendant rain, will probably pass
over Massachusetts to-night, t'nd ires h winds
from the southwest and northwest prevail
leora New York, westward, on Thursday.
Vcsterda y's Weather Ile por ta of the
Signal Service. U. S. A. -4.47 P. Ot.,
lineal Time. -
Buifalo. N. V....
Cheyenne, W. T,
Lake City. Fla..
New London, Ct.
Oiwego, N. Y....
Rochester, N. Y.
Washington, JJ C.
NOTB.-The weather renort dated 7.47 o'clocfc,
thia morning, will be posted In the rooms of the
Cn&mber of Commerce at io o'clock A. M.. and,
together with the weather chart, may (by-the
courtesy of the Chamber) be examined by ship*
masters at any time during the day.
THE KENTUCKY ELECTION.
LOUISVILLE, Auglist 16.'
Niaety-alx counties (official) give Leslie forty
THE MININO HOBBOB.
PITTSTON'. August 16.
Seventeen dead have been taken from the
shaft.- Not oueescaped.. ... . ;
. LOt THE?BOOB INDIANS.
^ WASHINGTON", August ?6.
The fate of Satanta and Big Tree; sentenced
to death, has been referred to the Governor of
Texas. The Indian 'Commissioner has recom?
mended Imprisonment for lite.. .
NOBTH CAROLINA. NEW COTTON.
- - ' ' k
- WiLMWoxoy, August 16.
The first bale of new cotton was received
to-day. by Williams & Murchison, from Btch
THE NOBTH CAROLINA ELECTION.
... '4> ? ' -
WttMINOTON, A?gUSt 16.,
Official returns from eighty-three counties
show a majority of 10.231 against the conven?
tion. There are seven counties yet to hear
fromv which will-reduce th?' riajority to about j
VAB?ETLES:' . .
-A Yankee wat walking with an Irishman
on the road to New york, and thinking to
roast bis companion, said to him : "Where
would you be now, Paddy, if the devil had his
due?" "Faith," replied Paddy, "I'd be walk?
ing by myself to New York,"
I -A damsel asked one of her fellow-board?
ers, a stylish dry goods clerk, at the breakfast
table, "Why is your mustache like my back
hair ?" He blushingly gave it up, when the
answer caused him to blush still more, "Be?
cause ks ail down."
-Louis XIII, speaking to Bassomplerre, ole
ambassador to the court of Spain, remarked:
"You cannot imagine, how I laughed when I
beard that you entered Madrid on a mule
Just to think-a jackass on a donkey !" "Very
true, sire; but you must remember I represen
ed you at that time." : .
-A gentleman .whose habit it was to entertain .
occasionally a circle of friends, observed that
one of them was in the habit of eating some?
thing before grace was asked, .and determined
to cure him. On being seated at table he said:
1 "For what we are about to receive and what
James B- has already received, the Lord
make us truly thankful."
-Young Mistress (gravely; she had seen an
"affectionateparting at the garden gate.) "I
see you'xe got a young man, Janet" Jane
(apologetically.) VOnly walked out with him
once, m'ml" Mistress. "0, but I thought I
saw-didn't you-didn't he-take a kiss. Jane?"
Jane "0, m'm, only as a Irlend, m'm 11" . ,
. ' . ' [Punch. ?
-A New Orleans Judge, rldin? 1 n the street1
cars recently, tro m a sm gie glance at the
countenance of a lady by his side, imagined he
knew her, and ventured a remark that the'
day. was pleasant, she only saying "Yee."
"Why do you wear a veil?" inquired the dis?
penser of justice. Lest I attract attention;"
"It is the province of gentlemen to admire,"
replied tbe gallant man of law. "Not when
they are married." "But I'm not." "In
d?ed 1" "Oh, no;Tm a bachelor." The lady
quietly removed her veli, disclosing to. the
astonished magistrate the lace of his mother
-Apropos of stage life behind the scenes,
an exchange says : "We have heard Mr. Mur?
doch tell ot a choice lot of patriots he was
leading in some piece or other, who had, with
infinite care, been drilled .to make certain ex-,
clamations in a set order. But brains to adapt
themselves to the situation they had not.' Mr.
Murdoch made an Inadvertent transposition of
bis own lines, and the following short but em?
phatic dialogue was the result: Hero-Would
ye be slaves? Shouters-We would! we
would ! Hero (finding lt too late to ory back,
and trusting to luck)--Would you be lreemen?
Shouters-We'd aleMIrBt t
-One who has been lu the business gives
the following valuable receipt for manufactur?
ing Saratoga water : Take foiir quarts of sour
rain water and shake it well. Tben take a pair
ot bellows and blow it tall ot wind. Add two
ounces oi black and tan pepper, four quarts of
solar salt, six rusty sign hinges, two old ham?
mers, four gimlets.- two old ink bottles, seven
horseshoes, some more salt, some more pep?
per, two yards of old clothes Une; one old bat
lining, tour buttonholes, ?even shingles, two
lumps of hard coal, one,sheet or sand-paper,
and one chair round. Then blow In lt tbjrough
a straw until bubbles rise on top. Then'shake
it UH lt looks like bolled water. Add a little
more salt and bottle .it up, and If you never
drank It, lt will taste like Saratoga Springs
water tor all the world. :
-A little travestie Ot fashionable correspon?
dence was .published seme years ago, which
puts In aa amusing light the absurdity both ol
writing pet names-and of fashionable preco?
city. The writers are supposed to be young
ladies of eight years or thereabouts-such
young ladles as are no w. figurine lu "children's i
balls" at the watering-places, if the "corres?
pondents" truly report. T,he first note "ian
thus: "Miss-Minnie Smith's compliments-to
Miss Maggie Jones, and desires . the pleasure
of her company thia evening., .Refreshments
at eleven." The'response waar'. -'Miss Maggie
Jones's compliments- to- Miss- Minnie Smith,
with regrets that prior engagements preclude
the pleasure of acceptance. Sher Is to be whip?
ped at seven, and- sent : to bed without her
supperat eight." .
-The celebrated Domiuicaa friar, Bocco,. Is
said to have once been preaching lh the mar?
ket-place atNaples. "This day;" sald'he, "I
will see If you truly repent your .sins." There?
upon he commenced a penitential discourse
that made the hair of tbe hard-hearted multi?
tude stand upright, and when they were all on
their knees, gnashing their teeth, beating
their breasts .and putting on all imaginable.
signs of contrition, he suddenly cried, "Now
yon who truly repent ot your sins hold un your
hands." There was not one present wno did
not Immediately stretch ont both arms. ."Holy
Archangel Michael," then exclaimed Bocco,
"Thou who with thy adamantine sword st?nd?
est by tbe Judgment seat ol God, hew off every
hand that nus been raised hypocritically." In?
stantly every hand dropped, and Bocco pour?
ed forth a fresh Invective t ainst- the sinful?
ness and perversity of his audience.
-A correspondent of the Boston Traveller
records the two following "smart speeches" bf
children: A bright little boy about four" years
of age, son of a clergyman, was at your corre?
spondent's house one evening with his
parents, and I gave him a couple of five cent
pieces. He laid them on the table, and put?
ting his finger on one, said: "This one I am
going to give to the heathen, and the other
.one lam going to keep myself," He played
with them awhile till finally one of them roll?
ed away, and he could not find lt. "Well,"
said I. "my lad, which one have, you lost ?"
"Oh,!' said he, "I have lost the one I was
going to give to the heathen."
A little girl came into my house one day,
and some apple parings lay on a plate on the
table. After sitting a while she said: "I
smell apples !" "Yes." I replied, "I guess you
smell those apple parings on the plate." "No!
no !" said she. "Taln't them I smell; I smell
A PRACTICAL FD?ANCIAL JOKE. -The French
have derived some satisfaction from being able,
In some degree, to repay the Germans in their
own coln. Those who have been abroad "un
dersiand|the Infinitesimal and heterogeneous
character of German money, and therefore can
appreciate the dismay wi t? which the authori?
ties of Strasbourg witnessed the arrival of 18,
000,000 francs In German, sliver pieces. This
sum forms a collection of most of the money
imported Into France by the invading army.
Finding the "French gold and silver much
cleaner and lar more handy than their own,
the Germans w?re naturally very ready to part
with the latter. The desire of the French, on
the other hand, to rid themselves at the earliest
opportunity of this unpleasant souvenir cun
occasion as little surprise. Of course this mode
of payment imposed upon the German com?
missioners the task of counting over the whole
sum, whereas the simple process of weighing
suffices for French money. The thickness
and weight of German coins varying in the
same species as olten as one to three, or even
one to four, the use of the balance ls out o? the |
L ^.Z?**' ff, .}.:'?
, -.i,- ? ; ' . SARATOGA, August.16.
Tn th?. Ave thousand' dellar tmar^ Hunter'
and 8travers? colt, by Eclipse, beat Cameron's -
filly, by Leaml ngton t true T.47?. - Harry-B*s
set won the Keener staker : time3.36*. -Ham?
burg won 6ummer haadlcao : t?rhe 4.015. Or?
. SPARKS FR GM TLTE WIRES,
-There were several snnstrokes (one fetal y
in Louisville Teaterday y -
- -Tire crop prospects An Ar '?ansas contin?e
excellent.^. , ? ?te ''
-The Baron de Caman, who"calls brmnelf
au? ex-Cath'ollc priest, lectured^oamTvtfyto*
the Catholics at Ogdensboxg, New-" York, yes?
terday, and the lecture was broken up. Ca?
man claimed police protection, and advertlaeg
to levure, again....-. ? .
-ii heavy typhoon at- Kona, Ja '
ith ult, caused tho loss ol. ranr*
Several vessels were wrecke?di?
Pride of the Thames, whose .cap '
and two mates were drowned. .
to property ls estimated at hattls
larB- - . : ;
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