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"VTe nre indebted to Mr. Hargrave for copies
oj the New York Herald ?nd Tiihes, of the 15tb
April. Thea*re?, operas, concerts, lectures and
a variety of hard-named exhibitions are in foll
blast in that city. The papers are on file at
this office for the inspection of the curious.
Wc learn that a party of young ladies and
gentlemen, returning from a pic nic OB Saturday
evening, came near having a very carious acci?
dent, from the upsetting of their wagon on the
hill near Fisher's Pond: As it happened to be
a soft ?pot. the extent of the damage was the
rather budden extraction of a tooth or two,
-light bruises and scratches, and a general dis
.oention of hoop skirts: Drivers should be extra
?areful, when they have such valuable loads on
?'oard. * ...
MAT DAT.-We could wish that better aus?
pices had ushered in our May day, if only that
thc hearts of the children might be gladdened.
The shrubs are putting forth their scents, it is
MU ; the trees are garbing themselves in their
bright green Slummer costume"* roses are fi-ing
iiig <>ut their perfumes to thc air,*and she mock?
bird and nonpareil are beginning to "tune their
? i'pes for oblong summer carol. BUL we have
'.o nongs, aid tit as ead and ailent ns the
**. i etched exiles of the Hebrews beside the
waters of Babylon. Still, send the children
forth. Oarb them in their best, give them a
holiday, an extra luncheon in their wallets, and
let them have a pic-nio in Sydney Park. It
: ;.y be that seeing them rejoice, our own
1.carts may be lifted ap to hope once more.
The relatives and frienda of Major Theo
Stark and family, are invited to attend the fu?
it ral services of Miss REBECCA STARK, their
youngest daughter, at Trinity Charon, THIS
AFTERNOON, at 5 o'olook.
Killed, on the battle field of Town Creek. N.
?., February last, THOMAS C. EGAN, Couir*
ay I, 2" th Regiments. C. V., in the twenty -
third year of his age.
Death has again invaded the family circle,
and snatched away a loved member. The de
teased was a resident of Columbia, S. C. Los
ing bis father at an early ace, the caro of Iii.
family devolved on him, and now well he ae
quitted himself of that trn*t, 1rs bereave
relatives caa testify His whole life was one
of devotion and self sacrifice.for them. Beine
naturally d trident, his rare-virtues -vere beti
kaewn et the fire aid? and by these with whou
he came into immciaie contact. Hi? moral
character was uiiexueptiomtble-high pr i nc .
pies governed his every action; his hand wo
ever ready to nesist those in want, as far as la;
in his power, and to perform tho*.? little acts i l
kir 'uess which serve to ??righten liteV drear*.
WS .'. His tongue waa niivtr known to repel?
ilia" words of slander. II? gs ve up hispe-tee.u
pursuits and the books he loved so well, au.
took up arms for ?he cause of liberty. Hi
-3 o m rad es speak warmly of his bmv?yy in tl.
field. He died in the hands of thc enem?,
arith no loved one to soothe him in his dy i ne
agonies or to repay him for ?ii" kind attention
arnaud titeir sick couch. Although so churci
member, he was deeply religious. His seat n
the .anotn iry wac ever filled. He ic gone, bu
wo hope to meet him in Heaven. May Ki
young brothers emulate hi? bright exami-fr^
ALL perkins harin--. olaimn against the Ai
cenal Academy wfrt present them to ?
io? payment imiucdivitelv.
May 1 S BEN J, li. KNIGHT.
Yankee Tr ea to ?nt of Prisoners.
Tba honest *ff>d excellent old chronicler, Sir
John Froissart, in hts account of the battle
of Otterburn, fought in 1388, between the
English and Scottish Earls, Percy and Doug?
lass, dwells, in eloquent terms, upon tho mag
nanftnity and humanity displayed by both
parties towards their prisoners and the !
wounded after the action, which, hs says, wan ]
perhaps, "the hardest and most obstinate j
battle that was ever fought." "For," be ou- '
serves, "tbs English and the Scotch are excel
lent men-at-atms, and whenever they meet ir
battle do not spare, each other; nor is there any
check to their courage aa long as their weapon,
endure. They ransom their prisoners at once,
and in such courteous manner, that, on theil
departure, they return them-their thanks. Ye;
when they are in battle, it is no boy's play be
tween them." Thus it waa after the battle o:
Otterburn-the Scots chased the English fi v.
miles, killing and taking prisoners all the>
could overtake; but when once they had
yielded themselves prisoners*1-rescued, "or no
rescu-d-they trusted to their word-told then
to^isarm themselves, and treated them aa ii
they had been brothers, instead of enemies
Iiis English commentator observes, that "the\
received considerable Euma for' the rsnsom ot
their prisoners, although in this point, they be
have generously-prensifff no tuan beyond ki*
means. As Scetch and Pnglish they laughed at
leach other, fought with each other, and bated
each other; but when one became thc pu
sonar of the other, all tho national canses o :
the quarrel were forgotten-the yielding of th.
.prisoner, made his captor Ins protector, not hi
I tyrant. When opposition censed,enmity wa?
ist an end; they Betadrenol ously towards eae.
I other. Such conduct, distinguishes the brav,
j unan, who openly and fa'rly tuce* his enemy
frota the coward who seeks to wreak bis nie*'
' revenge after the battle;" or ? li?, like tin
Butlers and Shermans, the Sheridans an
I McNeills of the day, plunder and murder the;
pri.-oncif", und burn their dwellings; who?,
chivalric follower? snap pistols in the faces i
young Indies, RIHI aouud thc enrih with thei
ramrods in search of buried spoil, sud pro
claim confiscation, estie and"" extermination t
?'he vanquished. Such'sr?- thc sm-ereis M
j southern chivalry, the fraternize.s with ne
g'oirs, and the abettors of ll '.yt ?cn incurred io
and massacre. With such foes
"The day of .morey, s life day i-f fight."
"Let them be punished-Icilhembeimpuvei
ishc-d-let them be ft!.ii::-let '.hem he dannie :!
nays Parson Brownlow, Hie present bogus Gov
?moi' of Tennessee,' in a lute ?pe-eh ? r adore
i o the people of that Stale. In lim meantime
he people of Tennessee arc impoverished an
,iunit>hed, as by the manifest judgment <
leaven, tn having this li?dlamite l>m.l?uri;.
imposed trpon them us their Gov.er?i'or. Tho.
?.ho thus substitute imprecations for nrgu
.tents, "deal damnation round the land-v
.ueh.J?iev j'idge their fu;" should hear in
puhoi the ?.laue-that '-curses, like chicken!
:oine home to roott " " SKNKX.
I Lumber and Doors for Sale.
I ^nSYKK \L DOOKS and n small quantity ?
I O LUMBER* tor' sale ata rcnsonahle prie.
vpplv in Sumter street, near Lumber, to
May 1 Mis. 1 GKESE.
IMIE above reward will he cheerfully giv*
anv one that will _iv? inforiiiittloii to e?t
ict persoi.s f-r STEALING BOARDS from th
..nco eneto^'ii!? my lot ?ti Blanding ?trret. Th
O't of th'! boards ure alike and easy of dele
or. F enclosed a ;:t the. u-qm st nf City Com
til, and hope they will a.-.?iil 'li kce| ing it st?.
V maj 1 4* C. A. BEDKLL
By A- KV Phillips. 'w;
THIS (Monday) WORKING, a. ll o'clock. 1
will ceU, near the Ration House, on Piala '
.treat, opposite Dr. Geiger'?,
A young and well broke MULE.
Terms cash. m?y l l?
UR. P. MEM CHM,
Picken? Street, at Head .of Lady St-,
HAS JUST RECEIVED:
MORPHINE, QUININE, CALOMEL. *
CAMPHOR, MUSTARD, HARTbHOR^"".
AMMONIA, CASTOR Oil*
COOKING nnd WASHING SODA.
G LY CERI IS E, BLUE M ASS.
EPSOM and GLAUBER ki ALTS." ~
??T1RITS NITRE, JALAP.
PREPARED CHALK, GUM ARABIC.
DOVER"? POWDER, Ac
SPANISH SEGARS, MATCHES.
Low's Windsor Soap, Mason's Blacking.)*
Imported Pipes, Tooth Brushes.
Coat e's Spool Cotton, Hair Pms.
Needles, Agate and Rifle Buttons.
Playing Cards, Wool Cards.,
Biown Sugar, Shoe Brushes.
Smoking .*.nd Chewing Tobacco.
Hook* and Eyes, Suspenders.
Paint Brushes,Twine, Pocket Hair Brash**,
Stati.wiery and Tinware.}
j English Blotting Caps.
I Letter Paper, Letter and Note Esvelopct.
I Pons and Handles, Lead Pencils,
j Mciiioi'Asdui'! Books, Paper Piles.
I Black Ink, Tin, Bunine. Cops and Pana
DR P. MELVIN COHEN,
Dru.1 gist, Ptckins street, head ol Lady.
Moy 1 _ 1*
BY thc subscriber, on the sight af the *e?
?aeration of Columbia-the l?'h of Feb.
rarv. lS0f.- Uie following CIETJJICATEE
)F S TOOK:
42(3 si;ares Exchange Bank of Colombia; 4ft
narc.' South-Western Railroad and Bank; 40
?tali sitares South Caraline Railroad stack} t)
uilf -liares Lank cf Charleston.
A: 1 the following GREENVILLE RAIL
No. loftf, ftiOO, 7 per cent., redeemable July,
S6?t; No. 278, $600, 7 per rent, redeemable
lanna ry, 1862; No. 2G0. one Bond, $500, 1 per
?m , redeemable January, 1862; No. 274. 600,
per cent., redeemable January, 1862; Ne.
3, f>0o,7 per cent., redeemable January, 188ft;
o. 225, ??(>, 7 j'cr c?nt., redeemable January,
*r>'2; No 2S?. 500, 7 per cent., redeemable
aimary, 1862; No 228. 600, 7 per cent., re
ivetnahle January, '862; No. 458. 600, 7 per
eat., redeemable July. 1862; N-?. 619, 500. ? '..
er cent., redeemable July, 1862; No. 220, 600,
7 per cent* redeemable Jannary, 1862; Ne. 221.
oO, 7 p*r e.-nt-, redeemable January, 1862;
-o. S6, 5<>(>, 7 per cent, redeemable January,
S62; No. 9/>, ?Uti, 7 t er cent., redeemable Jana
?ry, 1862; No 61S, 600, 7 per cent., redeemable
uly, lt>6z. No. 78?, 5u0, 7 per cent,, redeem
? .ie July, 18?-,2: Nb. 82. 600,1 per cont., rc?
l-Mliabie January, 1862.
1 tic public will take notice of thc above, oe
.p lication will be made fer renewal certifi
'Hies ?nd renewal bonds,
may 1 m.>3 MARY O'CONNOR.
V0?0H WHEELWRIGHT, tor whom libe?
ral wages wwi be paid. Apply nt thia
?iee._Apiil 28 J6m
ON Marion street, oac do*>r South side of
Lumber street. W. LAVALLA'