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LONDON, May 1.-A letter from Emilio
Cuatelar explaius the troubles in Spain
uitil tbe cause of the election outrages,
lin says the oppoueub* of tbe Ministe
? alista were outraged by uri eats and im
pi ison men ts. The polls were Burrounded
b.i Mimaterialists, to prevent the oppo?
nents from reaching them. Fcrjea of
tim army aud navy went to the polls in
legiments, iu line of battle. Their votes
wi-re given them by their officers.
MADBTD, May 1.-It is officially stated
th it the Oarlisb banda have disappeared
altogether from the department of Gui
puzooa. AmesoanB, the stronghold of
the insurrectionists iu the department of
Navarre, is to be stormed to day by the
LONDON, May 1.-Bishop FreBsler,
Seoretary of the recent Ecumenical
Council, is dead.
Prince William Frederlok Houry, of
tho House of Nassau, is dead.
Correspondents report several minor
lights, wherein the Carlista were success?
ful. Serrano delays attacking the Car
lists in Ntvarre till his forces reaoh
20,000. It is rumored Bismarck has sent
material aid to i madeus, in the amount
of 10,000.000 francs.
Nsw YORK, May 1.-A London special
de?paten says advices from Spain repre?
sent the insurrection as rapidly spread*
iug. It is reported that disaffection hat
appeared among the troops,
CINCINNATI, May 1.-?The Minnesota
delegation stands nine for Trumbull and
two for Davis. The Southern Statei
ure ali represented, but the Northern
und Middle States make a much largei
show. Several prominent Demooratt
ure here, watching the progress of af
fairs. Illinois is herein full force. Th?
revenue plank is unfixed.
WASHINGTON, May 1.-The judgment
entered upon cotton claims from Sevan
uah, Mobile and New Orleans do no
amount to more than 92,000,000.
The Morrill amendment, which pass?e
the Senate, has the effect of reviewing
the Supreme Court's decisions on tin
3ou8titntional questions before the oonrt
For thia reason, it is thought that it can
not pass the House. lu any event, it ii
uot thought that judgments obtained
prior to the passage of the ameudmen
will bo disturbed. These are made pay
?ble in ninety days from the date of eu
The House concurred iu the Senat
amendment to the bill abolishing tb
duties on tea and coffee. The bill not
?joes to the President.
CINCINNATI, May 1-ll A. M.-A foi
lelegatea are leisurely drifting to tbei
teats. The reporters are begioniug t
lill the places assigued them. Spectator
ire gathering into the front of the gaile
ries aud on the platform, aome ladie
being among thom. Tho hall ia apaoiou
md well arranged, but the aoousti
nudities are defeotive.
LOUTH vi nnrjs, May 1.-Five mounts
nun robbed tho Deposit Bank at Colan:
uta, Adair County, after killing th
laauier. Citizens are following the gang
iud will lynch them.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 1.-A confereuc
>f the parties interested io the thirty
ifth parallel have agreed to intersect th
Texas Paoifio Bailroad at various poiol
n Sonora and Arizoua.
CINCINNATI. May 1.-The small an
mair sent for the Convection Presider
was occupied by Johu Adams when fa
ligaed the Declaration of Iudependenci
Et is quite plain and black, with gilt di
jorations, upholstered in snuff colore
epa. Musio by a brass baud from S
Louis, stationed near the door, sigua
-ho general entrance to the delegate
\motig them are several oolored rn?
rom the Southern States. Tbe floor i
he hall is Dearly filled by delegate
There is but a meagre atteudaaoe
ipeotators, of whom there are Dot 400 :
.he galleries, which would accommoda
?.500. Groupa are gathered in vario
jarts of the boase in animated oonvers
<iou, evidently discussing still uuaettb
mints of difference.
It is authoritatively stated that Font<
eft town this morning. His friends a
nysterionsly reserved as to the reaso
for his departure.
Colonel Grosvenor, of St. Lou
lal led the Convention to order in a bri
ipeeob. He claimed great importan
for this Convention, as being the large
n number of delegates and the trot
representation of public sentiment et
laaembled. That sentiment whi
il ways does, always shall, rule the OOH
try, the wisdom of this Convention, a
he wisdom and will of the people at t
lext fall election, will make more st
seasfol. He need not make the UBI
ippeal for harmony to men who abc
loned their connection with a SUCCORS
party to stake their politics! future up
ibis movemen t for reform.
The nomination of Judge Stat
Mathews, of Ohio, for temporary obi
nan, was carried unanimously,
laid: It is no idle affectation when 11
it is impossible to express the deep c
?ability with which I receiver and ace
the unexpected honor oonferrod nj.
me. I am unprepared to preface the
sumption of the duties of the Chair w
Buoh remarks as are appropriate to
Doeasion. No one could get the peo
to say the result of this Convention,
the main thing, that which he set ab
Ul else, was, that the time has come wi
it is the voice of a large, influential j.
lion of the people that they no lon
he dogs, to wear the collar of pa
We have heretofore been members
the Republican party. Be not aabui
to have won that name. The past of
party was commendable in its work
^staining the Union against seoessi
Its work had become part of the fur
mental law, and with it the prinolpl
equality of ?ll before the law bad fa
established. He considered this C
vention their rebellion against the
publican party-the highest enlog
the principles of that party; for it sb
that that party has high courage ta
about tba work of reforming itself.
(Applause.) Parties can't li Y o on past
reputation. It was because those who
control the Republican maohinery and
principles have diverted them from their
trne purposes, that thia movement was
initiated. The war baa ended and peace
has come; so ought the end of military
mle, (cheers,) and everything that keeps
alive and fans the embers of tho dead
The Convention adjourned till 10
o'clock to-morrow morning, after resolv?
ing that each State delegation shall eleot
delegates equal in number to double the
votes of each State in the electoral col?
LATER.-Tho New York delegation had
an exciting meeting. 125 delegates were
?resent. They resolved that the New
Ork delegation casta ita vote for Horace
Greeley, until ten delegates request the
delegation to retire for consultation;
after whioh, the vote shall bo cast for
Greeley, subject to the direction of the
Judge Wm. B. Caldwell, President of
the Cincinnati Workingman's and Re
form Association, called the Convention
to order, and nominated Judge J. B.
Stalle, of Oinoinnati, for temporary
President. Judge Stallo, on appearing
on the stage, was received with con?
siderable applause. Stallo's speech in?
dicated full harmony with the National
GREENSBORO, N. C., May 1.-The
Democratic Convention nominated A. S.
Merriman for Governor.
CHARLESTON, May 1.-In the United
State Court, to-day, the jury found
Robert Riggins, of York County, guilty
of opnapiiany, but not guilty oi murder.
Fourteen prisoners, who had pleaded
guilty of conspiracy, were sentenced to
imprisonment for terms ranging from
two to ten years, and fines ranging from
$100 to $1,000. To-morrow will be the
last day of the trials.
The lYews, this morning, in notioing
the effect of the recent Ku Klux arrests,
says that in the small County of Laurens
alone, 500 ploughs, by actual count, lie
idle, and the cultivation of 10,000 acres
MATAMORAS, May 1.-Throe hundred
Government reinforcements lauded at
Bagdad. The enemy is still a few miles
above the city. The black flag still floats
over the fortifications.
NEW YORK, May 1-Evening.-The
Methodist General Conference opens at
10 A. M., in tho Academy of Music,
Brooklyn. Bishops Morris, Simpson,
Ames and Janes were present. The
house is crowded, with delegates and the
general public. Rev. Dr. Harris was
re-elected Secretary. A proposition to
change tho second restrictive rule and
admit lay delegates as part of the Gene?
ral Conference was then taken up, and
after considerable discussiou, it was
carried by u vote of 270 to 0; Dr. Curry,
editor of the New York Christian Advo?
cate, voting no.
SAVANNAH, May 1.-Four buildings
on Broughton street were burned to-day.
Loss $100,000; insurance 390.0U0.
WASHINGTON, May 1-livening.
$1,300,000 of three per cents have been
Debt statement-Decrease $12.500,00;
coin in the Treasury nearly $109,000,000;
The President has signed tho freo tea
and coffee bill. It goos into effect July
1, and remits the tariff on stock then iu
In tbe Seuate, the House bill for a de?
pot for the Baltimore and Potomao Rail
road was reported. A bill repealing the ?
prohibition of promotion in the staff de?
partment of the army passed. Navy ap?
propriations were resumed. Trumbull,
from the Committee ou the Judiciary,
reported a bill authorizing terms of the
United States District Court to be held
at Fort Gibson, Indian Territory. \
lu the House, a bill removing the ,
Kansas tribe of Indians to tho lndiau ,
Territory, and selling their lauds to set?
tlers, passed. Free toa and coffee, as
amended by the Senate, passed, and goes
to the President. The tariff discussion
waa resumed. Kelly gave notice that he ,
would move to strike out the enacting ,
clause at the proper time. Connor, of ,
Texas, made a free trade speech. ,
Probabilities-The area of rain will ,
extend over New England during to?
night. Rising barometer, North-west?
erly to Westerly wiuds, and generally
olear weather, will prevail on Thursday
from the lakes to the Gulf and South
and. Middle Atlantic coasts, aud extend
over New England by or on Thursday
evening. Brisk North-westerly winds
are probable for the upper jakes, and
extend over the lower lakes to-night,
but dangerous winda are not anticipated.
It ia officially announced that thia Go?
vernment will not modify ita case, but
should England propose that when she
is 6 belligerent, and the United State? a
neutral, to waive consequential damages
on account Of vessels escaping hence,
the United States will waive the money
consideration in thia instance.
FISH STORY.-We lenru that Mr. Sa?
muel Starke, an esteemed oitizen of
Elbert County, Ga., lately caught some
895 fish in a fish basket whioh had been
sat in Broad River. Tba faot ii well
authenticated. Our only reflection on
the subject is that the fish must have
been very small or the basket very large.
What think you of Georgia fish and fish
baskets?-Abbeville Press and Banner,
A day or two ago, we haii u visit paid
ns by an elderly gentleman, a farmer in
thia County, who informa na that ho has
never bought a bushel of coro, a pound
of flour, bacon or lard, for his own use.
I Lexington Dispatch,
The Sultan of Turkey ia establishing
schools for women, notwithstanding that
there ia nothing in the Koran whioh
gives him reason to believe that there
are blue-stookiuga amoug the houris.
The Pavilion Hotel, Charleston, baa
passed into the hands of Mr. George T.
Alford. Mr, Asa Butterfield will gene?
rally superintend matters.
iTln-ancIal and Commercial.
COLUMBIA, 8. O., May 1.-Sales of cot?
ton, to-day, 100 bales-middling 21%o.
LONDON, May 1-Noon.-Thia was
bank settlement day. No oall of seoari
LTVERFOOL, Muy 1-3 P. M.-Cotton
opened steady and is now firm-uplands
11@11%; Orleans 11^@11^; sales
12,000 bales; speculation and export
NEW TOBE, Mayl-Noon.-Flonr dull
and unchanged. Wheat quiet and heavy.
Corn dall and drooping. Pork quiet
meas email@example.com. Lard uoohanged
steam 9??@9 6-16. Cotton quiet-up
lands23%i Orleans 24%; sales245bales.
Freights dull. .Stocks steady. Gold
heavy, at 123?. Money easy, at C. Ex?
change-long 9%; short 10%. Govern?
ments dull and heavy.
7 P. M.-Sales of futures to-dny
10,350 bales, as follows: May 23 3-16;
Jane 23 9-16, 23 11-16; Joly 24, 24 1-16;
AugtiBt 23 13-16, 24; September 22%,
22 3-16; October 20 516; November
19%. Cotton quiet; sales 274 bales
uplands 28%; Orleans 241 ?. Flour quiet
aud unchanged. Whiskey dull, at 90.
Wheat lo. lower-winter red Western
firstname.lastname@example.org. Corn lc. lower, at 73%(3>
74. Rice quiet, at 8%@9%. Pork a
shade easier, at 13.6U@13.75? Lard
qaiet. Freights unchanged. Money 6@
'<. Sterling 9%@9%. Gold 12%(g)
12)4. Governments and Stales dull but
MOBILE, May 1.-Cotton firm-mid?
dling 22%; receipts 112 bales; sales 800;
BALTIMORE, May 1.-Flour firm.
Wheat heavy. Corn steady-white 72;
yellow 69; Western 53. Provisions quiet
but firm. Cotton firm-middliog 23%
@23%; receipts 84 bales; sales 800;
BOSTON, May 1.-Cotton dull-mid?
dling 23%; receipts 852 bales; sales 200;
CHARLESTON, May 1.-Cotton steady
middling 22receipts 132 bales; sales
300; stock 14,639.
PHILADELPHIA, May 1.-Cotton quiet
AUGUSTA, May 1.-Cotton quiet-mid?
dliog 22%; receipts 125 bales; sales 200.
Nsw ORLEANS, May 1.-Cotton steady
and firm-middling 23%; receipts 1,777
bales; sales 1,300; stock 90,931.
NORFOLK, May 1.-Cotton quiet-mid?
dling 22; receipts 287 bales; sales 50;
WrciMTNOTON, May 1.-Cottou firm
middling 22}?; receipts 72 balea; salea
76; stock 2,505.
SAVANNAH, May 1.-Cotton iu good
demaud and holders firm-middling
22 ti ; receipts 350 bales; sales 400; stock
A STRANGE DISCOVERY.-Last Friday
night, at ll o'olock, tho conductor of
the freight train on the Northern Central
Railroad was very much surprised to see
on his train with the rest of the freight
a box of the most elegant workmanship.
It greatly exoited his curiosity, owing to
the extravagance, as he thought, of
placing it among such a rough lot of
freiglit. If he was surprised at its ap?
pearance, he was almost terrified, when
the train arrived at Woodberry and be?
came still, to hear the ories of au infant
proceeding therefrom. At first, he could
aot believe it. Placing his ear to the
lid, he could almost feel the breath of ]
the little prisonor npou his cbenk, cre?
vices haviag been left for air. Hammer
and chisel were speedily availed of, and
in a few momenta a chubby-faced, blue
eyed, dimple-oheeked little boy, not a
month old, was revealed to the asto?
nished spectators. It waa placed in the
hands of a lady living near by, who pro
mise? to rear it, and it is proposed, if
the conductor will give his oonsent, to
have it named after him. The same
evening before the train started from the
depot, a well-dressed man was seen lurk?
ing about the plaoe, and it is supposed
that he was the owner of the infant.
AN INTERESTING REMO.-Mr. Elisha
Careen, of our town, baa iu his posses?
sion the identical sword used by Thad?
deus Sobieski at the great battle of War?
saw. It was brought to this oountry by
Count Sobieski, in the year 1818, and
sold, with his other effects, in Charles?
ton, where he died in 1822. Mr. Car?
son waa in thoeo days a oitizen of
Charleston, and a near neighbor and in?
timate friend of Count Bobieski, who
hod repeatedly informed him of the his?
tory of his nnole's sword. When it was
offered for sale, Mr. Carson, who alone
knew its msthetioal value, bid it off for
818. Col. Keith, who knew that it was
a Poliah weapon, run it up to that figure.
It is a quaint-looking old" weapon, for
which the British Museum woald proba?
bly be willing to pay a round price.
Who has not read Thaddeus of Warsaw?
All who are acquainted with that histori?
cal romance will experience a glow of
pleasure in looking at the sword wielded
by the hands of the doughty hero of
Warsaw, who afterwards married and
died in England.-Sumter News.
A NEORO SENATOR EXPELLED VOR
BRIBERY.-The Florida Senate, on Mon?
day, declared the seat of Pearoe, the
Senator from the Eighth District, va?
cant, Pearoe having been convicted of
bribery. The oonvioted Senator is
known as Bishop Pearce, and is a oolor?
ed Radical of great influence.
Jo3h Billings says: "There iz one
thing about a hen that looks Uko wisdom,
they don't kaokle m ooh until after they
have laid their egg. Sum pholks are
alwus a bragging and a oaokling what
they are going tew do before-hand."
The importations at New York for the
past week were about $10,000,000-a
falling off of nearly $3,000,000 compared
with the week before. The decrease is
moBt noticeable in sogar, tea, cottee,
hides, iron and fancy goods.
Smart yoong men and gossiping, pert
girls are the persons most to be dreaded
The correspondent of the Charleston
IVews telegraphs as follows, ander date of
There Is in financial oiroles quite a
little stir over the relative value ot reva*
nae sorip and pay co c ti fica toa. The prioe
of the former, when placed on the
market, is estimated at from seventy to
eighty cents on the dollar. Fay certifi?
cates, issued by the Legislature ad Ubi'
tum, are, by the resolution passed last
Hojsion, payable only iu coin and United
States currency. Hence the competi?
tion growing between the two kinds of
The Radicals are using every strength?
ening device. Lodgos of the Indepen?
dent Order of United Brethren aro form?
ing in ull thu upper Counties at the pre?
sent time, and the Uuion League Coun?
cils are being revived. From the seat of
administration to the lowest subordinate
officials there is a unity of action, which
is only disturbed by the clamors of tboBo
in the Republican ranks who have claims
against the Treasury. This tho leaders
are daily endeavoring to remedy, but
they can't get the money to do it.
At a meeting held to-day, the regents
of the Lunatic Asylum seriously consi?
dered the advisability of an application
for a viandamus against tho State Trea?
surer to show cause why the funds ap?
propriated for that institution were not
paid over. Action was postponed in the
matter till the result of tho mandamus
applied for by the Superintendent of the
Penitentiary shall be known. This will
be to-morrow, when return shall be made
to the Supreme Court.
It is uuderstood that offers havo been
made to the Superintendent of sufficient
money to carry along the institution, and
that the samo will bo tho case with the
Lunatic Asylum. "The gulled jade
I havo sufficient authority for saying
that if tho funds shall not bo forth-com?
ing to carry on the Asylum, a mandamus
to show causo will be applied for imme?
diately. Tho probabilities are that the
moneys necessary for these purposes will
be sorapod up some how. Tho superin?
tendents of both institutions have no
disposition to bo trilled with iu the mat?
AK EpiscoritTJ CLERGYMAN EMBRACES
THE CATHOLIC FAITH.-Reforring to the
difficulties which existed between the
Right Rev. Bishop Whittingham, of the
Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, and the
Rev. Alfred A. Curtis, late rector of
Mount Calvary Church, Baltimore,
which culminated in the refusal of the
latter to accept the pastoral letter of the
House of Bishops, ?nd subsequently in
the resignation of bis charge, the
Gazelle, of that oity, Bays:
The course of Mr. Curtis, since his
withdrawal from Monut Calvary, has
been watched with great inter?s', and
various reports were circulated that he
had been a constant attendant at the
Cathedral und other Catholic churches
of this city.
Soon after tho difficulties aroso, how?
ever, Mr. Curtis left this country and
proceeded to Birmingham, England,
where ho still remains, his object in
going thcro, it is understood, being to
consult with Dr. Newman, formerly a
prominent divino in the Churoh of
England, but now, as is generally
known, a member of the Roman Catholic
A few days ago Bishop Whittingham
received u communication from Mr.
Curtis, notifying him of his intention of
renouncing his faith in the Episcopal
Church. Acting upon this letter, the
Bishop called together a number of the
clergy of Baltimore, who met in St.
Paul's Church, on Wednesday last, at
tho ll o'clock sorvice. Immediately
after the second lesson tho Bishop placed
himself in front of the altnrand publicly
read a statement deposing Mr. Curtis
from all duties attaching to the office of
Presbyter or Prio9t iu tho Episcopal
Church, in accordance with the canon
provided for such cases.
TUE RECENT MURDERS OP THE MIS?
SOURI BOND RoniiEiis.-A special from
Kansas City gives further details of the
brutal murder of Stevenson, Cline and
Dutro on the railroad train near Holden,
on Wednesday, for their combination
with others connected with the Cass
County Court to rob tho County of a
large sum of bonds, which had been de?
clared fraudulent. Aftor tho train
stopped, four of the mob mounted the
locomotivo and guarded tho engineer
with drawn revolvors. The train was
then surrounded, aad Olino and Steven?
son called out. Cline appeared, and
after some words regarding his connec?
tion with tho fraudulent issue of Cass
County bonds, he was riddled with bul?
lets and his body thrown by the side of
the track. Several of the orowd emptied
their revolvers into his mangled body.
Stevenson waa in the baggage car, and
barred the doors against the mob, but
the mob broke in the doors with a log of
wood and poured a volley into the Judge,
killing him instantly. Stevenson's body
was dragged .out and laid besido that of
Cline. Dutro, who was in the passenger
car, was mortally wounded. The train
waa then allowed to start, bnt was sig?
nalled to stop. The dying man, Dutro,
was then drugged from the coach and
thrown down near tho dead bodies of
Cline and Stoveneou. A report reached
Kansas City last night that Judge For?
syth, another of the County Justices,
had been shot aud hanged to a treo.
Great excitement prevails throughout
the County, and fears are felt that still
others will ba murdered. The perpetra
tora of this massacre claim that they
have 1,000 men in organization.
STRANOH COINCIDENCE.-Wo learn
from Mr. E. M. Aderholdt, of Gaston,
that the wife ef Sam Mooney, colored,
dropped dead at the dinner table on Sa?
turday last. Her sister came over to at?
tend the fnneral and dropped dead on
the next night in tho same house.
JODOK OBB.-A correspondent of the
Abbeville Medium eajs:
In these sad times, it is pleasing to be
able to speak in terms of just and truth?
ful appreciation of the oharaoter and
services of a public functionary, and es?
pecially of a higu judicial magistrate.
In former and better days, the high offi?
cials of the State, and particularly the
judges, exacted by their eminent virtues
tho willing tribute of popular respect
and veneration. The very presenoe of
the judge inspired respect for his office
and for the law, whose minister he was.
The law was administered with ability
and dignity. Innocence found a sanc?
tuary in the ouurts, and crime was
scourged with the rod of the law. Every
citizen, the low and the lofty, felt secure
in his person and his property-felt
equally the protection of the law. The
public peace was rarely broken, and pri?
vate security rarely invaded. The taxes
were paid by the citizen as a cheerful
contribution to the Government that
protected him, and all pursued their avo?
cations without molestation and without
fear. It is believed that the circuit cl
Judge Orr, one of the largest, if not the
largest, in the State, is the only circuit
in which the publio peace and private
security are preserved. Bad morals and
bad passions-bitter frnits of the lat?
unhappy war-have been repressed, and
confidence in the justice of the couru
and in the protection of the law hai
been inspired. It is unspeakable praise
to Judge Orr, that by mere peaoefu
agencies-tho inferior magistrates anr
executive officers of eaoh Gounty, am
the firm yet gentle and impartial admi
nistration of law itself from the bench
the most absolute quietude has prevailed
in his oircuit, and a mild and wholesomi
sonse ofjscou.ity felt by the citizen
however humble. That this picture ii
life like, as well in Abbeville as the otho
Counties, every oitizen feels to be true
That this happy and peaceful conditio!
of Abbeville is due to the eminent ta
lents, large attainments and vigorous ad
ministrative abilities of Judge Orr, i
were shameless dispraise to deny.
ON THH CUSTOM OP SaiiunNa AFTE
SNEEZINO.-It is probable that this cut
tom, so universally prevalent, originate
in some anoient superstition; it seems t
have excited inquiry among all nationi
"SomeCatholics," says Father Teyjoc
"have attributed the origin of this ons
tom to the ordinance of a Pope, Bair
Gregory, who is said to have instituted
j short benediction to be used on such o<
casions, at a time when, during a peat
I lenee, the crisis was attended by snee:
ing, and in most cases followed b
I But the llabbina, who have a story it
everything, say that, before Jacob, me
never sneezed but onco, and then immi
diately died. They assure ns that tl
patriarch was the first who died by natl
ral disease; before him, all men died b
sneezing; the memory of which was o
dered to be preserved in all nations, I
a command of every prince to bia sui
jeots to enjoy some salutary exolamatic
after the act of sneezing. But the
dreams only serve to prove that so farr
liar a custom has always excited inquir
Even Aristotle hos delivered some cone
dorable nonsense on this custom; hess;
it is an honorable acknowledgment
the seat of good sense and genius-tl
head-"to distinguish it from two? otb
offensive eruptions of air, whioh a
never accompanied by any benedicta
from the bystanders." The frequent t
Insions to this onstom in Pliny prove j
antiquity; and a memoir in the Free?
Academy notices the practice in the nt
world on the first discovery of Americ
An amusing account of the oeremoni
whioh attend the sneezing of a king
Monomotapa, shows what a national co
cern may be the sneeze of despotist
Those who are near his person when tl
happens, salute him in so loud a to
thut persons in tho ante-chamber hear
and join in the acclamation; in the e
joining apartments, they do the aaa
till the noise reaches the street, and I
comes propagated throughont tho oil
so that, at each sneeze from his majesl
results a most horrid cry from the sal
tationsof many thousands of bis vassa
When the King of Sermaar sneez
his courtiers immediately turn th
backs on him, and givo a loud slap
their right thigh.
BITUMINOUS COAT^ IN SUMTEB.-^
were shown a fow days ago, by Rev.
J. Stokes, of Camdon, who, we belie
made the actual discovery, a fine ap?
men of bituminous coal, whioh \
found about twenty-five feet below I
surface, in a out of tho Wilmington, 4
lumbia and Augusta Railroad, near C
John B. Moore's Wedgfield place, ab
ten miles from Sumter. Oar inform
stated that ha had tested the burni
qualities of this ooal and fonnd it ext
lent. Should this coal lead to the dis
very of a mine of any extent, (for wh
wo suppose search would be at 01
made,) it would doubtless proveasou
of much wealth. May it thus reault.
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HOTKI. ABBIVALS, May 1.--Nickel
House-Thomas H ?isnokel, Charleston; .
bbaokolford.Georgia; A Johnson,Ohicsg
F Harding, Hamburg; J H Sebverling, Pf
delphi*; W T Butt, Augusta; D L Tur
M?Kt:fiU;?, J S Gregg, Mars Bluff; I
Hohiegelruiloh, 8 0; Mr and MrsB J Hnbb
A A N Taylor and wiro, Charlotte; FCBoi
and daughter, B F Whitnor, Cha? W W
Misses Webbs, Anderson; Lidia S Mol
Eliza Lewie, E S Irwin, Mrs D P Irwin, tl
children and sorvant, H P Hammett, Ja
Allen, Greenville; Fred D Bush, G * 0 B
Columbia Hotel-? O Barker. H J Mo
nmek, T Hurley, J W O'Brien, Oharleetol
D Gilbert, ND; QB Aiken. Md; W P Loi
C; O Bmith, J M L?rick, Hard Uorabble;
Hall, N 0; W J Magrath, H T Peake,
Jones. Cheater; J W Williams, B Moori
Newberry; Judge Orr and eon, Col Ba:
Col Fair, DO; UT Farmer, N C; T O Gc
Greenville; J M Boberta. N Y: J P Carr. G
ll Youmans, Edgefleld: W P Finley, Alke
H Waring, HO; 8 0 Mauldin, Oharleatoi
H Marshal, VQ Jobneon.N 0; N Feder lin,
-? - - ^ ? ?
A Baltimore girl died not long agc
cause her lover refused to kiss her j
INCENDIARY FIRES.-Wi thia s w?rek
past, three during attempts have been
made to fire the town. The first at?
tempt was made on last Wednesday
night, when an arm-ful of shavings was
placed on the piazza of the "Old Bom ur
House, " and Bet on fire. This old bou be
being in the very centre of the business
part of the town, and being built of
wood and very much decayed, no point
could have been better selected for a
wholesale destruction of the town. On
Friday night following, another attempt
was made to fire the wooden offices io
rear of the law office of Evins & Bomar,
and on Sunday night the incendiary was
caught in the very act of firing the
building occupied by Mr. Leonhardt as
a bar-room. His name is Lawrence ?
Mazyck, a colored barber, who came to
this place a month ago from Morganton,
North Carolina. The proof and nis own
confessions connect him pretty certainly
with all three of the efforts to fire the
town. He was once the trusted body
servant of the editor of thia paper, and
his faithfulness in the camp, on the
maroh, and by the bed-side during
months of suffering from a severe gun?
shot wound, are still gratefully remem?
bered. Mazyok has been drinking very
hard for some time past, sud it is be?
lieved was BO demented with liquor that
he was net aware of the terrible aots
committed by him. He wiil not, how?
ever, be allowed to go at ' large soon
again, and must realize the sad experi?
ence to which intemperance sooner or
later brings so many of its victims.
The etory that "the Queen of Mada?
gascar takes Harper*s Weekly," origi?
nated in the fact that one of her loving
subjects Bent her a leg and wing of a
roast missionary, inclosed in an old copy
of the periodical mentioned, which was
found in the lining of the missionary's
? gentleman and his wife departed
from Indianapolis, taking with them
their nineteen children, five of whom
were "in arms." The father is thirty
eight, and the mother thirty-six.
At Charlotte, N. G., on Monday night,
the carpenters' shop with contents, of
Mr. Biehard Grimes, were destroyed by
Land for Sale.
BY D. C. FEIXOTTO & BON.
On MONDAT next, May 6, we will ssU, in
front, of the Oonrt Honse, at Colombia, at
10J o'clock in tha forenoon,
All that LOT OF LAND, bounded North by
a email street; East by land of Wm. Babb;
South by lot of James Beard; fronting fifty
two feet on email street above mentioned,
and running hack half the length of square.
There 1B a amall house on said lot. Terms
Half cash; balance in one year, aeoured by
bond and mortgage of premises aold. Pur?
chaser to pay for papers and atamps. Pur
ohaaer will be expeoted ta pay the eaah por?
tion at time of bid, or the lot will ba immedi?
ately resold._May 1
BY D. C. PEIXOTTO & BON.
On MONDAY MORNING, tba 6th of May next,
in front of the Court House, in thia city, at
10 o'clock, we will oeil, without reserve,
That LOT, with COTTAGE thereon, equ?
ated on Gervaie atreet, meaanring and front?
ing thereon 60 feet, and running bank 106
feot, more or letta. Bounded North by Ger?
vais street; Sooth by-; East and Weat by '
B. Joyner. On the premises is a fine Well
of Water and necessary ont-bnildlngs.
Terms cash. Purchasers to pay ns for pa
pera and stamps._April 80
Valuable Heal Estate.
BY 8EIBEL8 & EZELL,
BEAL ESTATE AUCTIONEERS.
ON the FIRST MONDAT in Msy next, in
front of the Court Honao, we will sell, to tho
highest bidder, the following valuable
LOT on the West aide of Main street, be?
tween Blsnding and Laurel atroeta, fronting
on Malu street fifty-two feet and running
through the blook to Assembly, with a Uko
frontthereon. Will be divided to ault. Offers
will be received for private salo previous to
Honao and Lot South-west corner of Rich?
ardson and Blossom atreetB. The let fronts
on Richardson 133 feet and Blossom 69feet.
Lot, three-fourths of an acre, with the un
finiBbed Building thereon, looated on tba
North-east corner of Assembly and Laurel
Mock Turtle Soup
WILL bo served THIS DAT, at ll o'clock,
at the Exchange Honse.
May 2 1_ P. H. JOTNEB.
Strawberries and Green Peas,
AT BROOK BANKS & CO.'S, Main street,
opposite 8yminors* Grocery. Call early,
aa the anpply ia limitad._May 2 1
Acacia Lodge, No. S4, A. F. H.
JV AN Extra Communication of this
v^a'Lodge will bo held in Maaonio Hall,
/V\THI8 (Thursday) EVENING, at 8
o'olook. The ?. A. Degree will be conferred.
Bv order of the W. M.
jMay 21 P. M. DRENNAN, Jn.. Seo'y.
Btate of South Carolina-Abbeville Co.
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
Jamea N. King, plaintiff, vs. J. Henly Smith,
doing business under the nam? of J. Henly
Smith <fc Co., defendant.-Copy Summons
for Relief-Complaint not Served.
To the defendant, J. Henly Smith, whose
Christian name ia unknown to the said
Slaintiff, doing buaineaa under the name of
. Honly Smith A Co.
YOU are hereby summoned and required
to answer tho oomplaint in this aotien,
wbioh is filed in the offloe of the derk of Com?
mon Pleas for the said Oonnty, and to serve
a copy of your answer to the said complaint
on tho Buboorlbers, at their office, at Abbe?
ville Court House, within twenty days after
the service hereof, sxoluslve of the day of
such service; and if yon fall to answer the
complaint within the time aforesaid, the
plaintiff in this action will apply to the Court
for the relief demanded in the complaint.
Dated 28th of Maroh, 1872. .
' BURT & VANCE,
May 2 th6_Plaintiff* Attorneys.
Peas and Beaus-Bargains.
BEAN8, Peas and Corn, the balanoe of my
atook on hand, will be aold by tho quart,
pint and half pint, at oott. to olose out.
F E. H. HEIN1T8H,
April 161_ Druggist. _
"It KM Nh Squall"
Stanley's Cough Syrup
FOB Coughs. Colds, Consumption, Croup
.and ?ll pulmonary affections. For sale
only at HEINITSH'S Drug Store.
April 10 t