Newspaper Page Text
There ia no Death.
There is no death! Tho stars go down
To rise upon some fairer shore;
? And bright tn Heaven's jeweled crown j
They sninc forever moro.
Thorc is no deathl Thc dust wo tread j
Shall chango beneath the summer show?
To goldei. j am or mollow fruit,
Or rainbow tinted "flowers.
Tho granite rocks disorganize
To feed tho hungry moss ?hey hoar; .
* The forest leaves drink daily life .... i
F?om out the viewless air.
There is no death! The leaves may fall,
Tho" flowers may fade and pass away
They only wait through wintry hours, *
The coming of the May.
There is no death! An angel fenn
Walks o'er tte earth with silent tr\;ad- i
Ho bears our best loved things away,
And then we call them "dead."
Ho leaves our hearts all desolate- |
He plucks our fairest, sweetest flowers; -
Transported into bliss, they now
Adorn immortal bowers.
. Tho bird-like voice, whoso joyous tollys
Made glad this scene of sin and strife, |
Sings now in everlasting song
Amid the tree of lifo.
And where ho sees a smile too bright.
Or hearts too pure for taint and vice,
He bears it te that world of light
, To dwell in Paradise.
Born into that undying lifo,
They leave us but tote?me again;
With joy we welcome them-the same, \
Except in sin and pain.
And ever hear us, though unseen.
Thc dear immortal spirits tread;
For all the boundless universe I
r Is life-there are no dead. j
. Muscular Christianity.
A GOOD STOBT OF BISHOP SELWYN.
i In the autumn of 1857, I spent a
few days in a cornitr-y parsonage. On
the Sunday morning, at breakfast,
the pastor's wife received a letter,
which he tittering told us must be a
tit-bit. ''Ha, Uncle,"exclaimed she,
'.here are clerical doings exactly to
your taste. " The writer, a Indy in a
distant country, narrated that there
had lately come into the next parish
a new vicar-a very fine yoting man,
who at school hud no superior either
in GiTQjk or in boxing, and who at
the university won honors far his
classics and sirves cups for his boat?
ing. He was beginning in earnest
the work of an evangelist among a
long-negleetjed, vicious, und lanital
peopje. He had a pinn anti a will;
but main- worthy folk were fearing
that his zeal was without knowledge- ?
or wisdom, at any rate. One of his j
first measures was to open a'school !
in a remote part of the parish and get
the room licensed for week-day i
preaching. But all th? drunkards 1
rose against such unheard of proceed
ings. They would run after him,
cursing and hooting, and discharging ;
vollies of sods and other missiles. 1
finding remonstrance vain, he adopt?
ed another course on the Wednesday
evening in the week before I heard
the story. Making a stand in the
middle of the road, at the entrance
of the hamlet, just as the storm arose,
and looking the savages in the face*
' he addressed them thus, in a firm,
quiet voice, which commanded their
attention: "My good fellows, I have
borne this patiently for some time, !
but now 1 must put a stop to it; and j
I'll do it in Vour own way. Choose :
vour best men, and we'll fight it out. j
if I beat, you'll givft up, you know."
They looked at him unbelievingly; j
but, throwing his coat on a.bush, he
added, "I am in earnest; send your j
Tho ruffians laid their heads to- j
getlyjr; and then a burly giant step
ped forth and stripped, and made a j
furious dash at his reverend chal?
lenger, who quietly parried tho un- j
skillful blows and played with them
for a few seconds. But, then, a fist
was planted in the. peasant's ehest,
and he lay at full length on the
ground. Quickly gathering himself
up, however, lie skulked away to his
companions. "Now send your next
best and I'll go through the lot of
you." Again their heads drew to?
gether, and another threw down his
jacket; going to work, however, with
more cautious energy. But at once
a stomacher stretched him on the
road. "Your next." Once more a
conglomerate of dense pates was
formed. "Bill, thee teck him." Bill
eyed the'hero askance and shook his
head-"Thee, Jim; teek th' parson;"
a shake more di eided, and a stiff
"Say, nay; I'se see thee hiing fust."
And now the first one who was van?
quished, stood forward, and, like a
brave man, called out, "I say, par?
son, ye're a rare young un, yo ar.
I'se tell fi tee what: we are going to
hear you preych." And they ill fol?
lowed him along tho little street, said
thu writer, ami beard the Word quiet?
ly, adding, it.remains t;> i>" seen, what
will become of the light. What <!.-l
conte of itv 1 beard, a long thuo
afterward, that from that day the men
doffed their hats, and the women curt
?iw?4i?Biii.ttjii.'Jii m" .mtv\\MiM^msrrr-^lU?ivu^i
j esiorl, and the children looked awe
''stricken,' when they met or passed
i him; tliat the church and schools
j were filled; that the beeivhonses were
j nearly all shut up; and that a great
! moral and religious reformation was
I in progress. ' That gentleman hi?.
! previ lusly been the instrument of a
I like change in an equally demoralised
parish. I may add, that a few years
back he was deemed the fittest cler?
gyman in the church to go out as
bishop to a sc en i of great personal
danger in a benth *n country.
[Cor. Manchester Examiner.
PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S FIRST DOL?
LAR.-One evening in the Executive
Chamber, there were present ?* nu au?
ber of gentlemen, among them Mr.
Seward. A point in thc conversation <
; suggesting the thought, Mr. Lincoln
said, "Seward, you never liearci, did
you, bow I earned my first dollar?"
''No," said Mr. Seward. 'Well,"
replied be, ' 'I was about eighteen
1 years of age. I belonged, yon know,
to what they call down South the |
^'scrubs'-people who do not own land j
I and slaves are nobody there. "?But we j
I had succeeded in raising, chiefly by
I my labor, sufficient produce, as I
thought, to justify me in taking it
down the river to self. After much
persuasion, I got the.consent*bf my
mother to go, and constructed a little,
flat boat, large enough to take a bar?
rel or two of things that we gathered
with myself and little bundle, dow::"
to New Orleans. A steamer was com?
ing down the river. We have, you !
i know, no wharves along the Western
streams, and the custom was4 if pas?
sengers were at any of the landings, j
for them to go out in a boat, the
steamer stopping and taking them on
board. I was contemplating my new
fl.'it boat, and wondering whether I
could make it stronger or improve it
in any particular, when two men j
came down to the shore in carriages,
with trunks, and looking at the dif?
ferent boats, singled out mine, and
asked, 'Who owns this?' I answered,
somewhat modestly, 'I do.' 'Will
you,' said one of them, 'take us and I
oar trunks out to th fe:eamer?' 'Cer- !
tfcinlv,' said I. I was very glad to
have an opportunity of earning some?
thing. I supposed that each one,
would give me two or three bits. The
trunks woi-e put on my flat boat, the
passengers seated themselves on the '
trunks, and I sculled them ont to the j
stearn boat. They got on board, ami !
I lift?a up the?l?<x?vy rronusand put I
them on deck. Thc steamer was j
about to put ou steam again, when I |
called out that they had forgotten to I
pay me. Each of them took from his
pocket a silver half dollar .*nud threw?
it on the. floor of my boat. I could
scarcely behove mv eyes as I picked :
up4he money. Gentlemen, you may j
think it a very tittle thing, and in
these days it seems to mc like a trifle;
but it was a most important incident
in my lii'e. I could scarcely credit j
that I, a poor boy, had earned a dob
lar in less than a day-that by honest
work I bad earned a dollar. The i
world se?med wider and fairer before
me. I was a more hopeful and c mfi
rient being froji that time."
[Springfield Union. I
Some years ago, there was a notary j
public in Washington, an old and
highly respected gentleman, who had
held his office through ' all the politi?
cal twistings and turnings of our capi?
tal for nearly twenty years. A young
friend was in his office one day, and
while sitting hy the t;ibl ! picked up a
small old leather covered book, which,
upon being opened, proved to be
Thaddeus of Warsaw. He cautiously
' remarked to Mr. Smith, the notary:
"I see you have a copy of Thaddens
of Warsaw here."
"Thaddeus of Warsaw!" was the
reply. "What do yow mean?" .
"Why, this a copy of it."
"Thaddeus of Warsaw!" exclaimed
the old gentleman. He snatched the
"nook, gave one glance at it, and cried
out, "For twenty years 1 have been
swearing people on that book, thiuk
it was the Bible. All those oaths
ain't worth the paper they are writ?
A. L. SOLOMON,
General Commission Merchant.
Second boor from Shiver House, i'luin M
COLUMBIA, S. C.,
DEALER in foreign and domestic mer?
chandize. Thc highest market price
paid for COTTON and COUNTRY PRO?
DUCE in gold or currency. Consignments
solicited, which will receive my usual
prompt attention, liefer to
G. lt. Crump A? Co., Augusta, Ga.,
LaRocbc ?? Bell, Savannah, (?a.,
Gibbon & Co., Charleston, S. C..
Koopmau & Phelps, Charlotte, N. C.,
Fuller & Wilkerson, Leasburg, N. C.,
j;. P. Richardson, head ville, N. C.,
.'ames K. Lea, Yaneeyville, N. C.,
Chambers & Patrick, Danville, Va.,
Brownlj .v. Co., IV., rsburg, Va..
Kent, Pain o A Co., tlichmond, Va.
Aug 1 fs27
SEW GOODS ! NEW GOODS !
JUST RECEIVED AND FOE SAL? BY
At his JV%c Store. Washington Sir cet, just
Opimsiie the (Hd Jail.
DBESS GOODS, Colored and Mourning,
consisting of :
Plain, Plaid and Striped ALT1 ACAS.
LUSTRES and DELAINES.
BROADCLOTHS and CASSIMEBES.
UMBRELLAS, BALMORAL SKIRTS.
CRASH, for Towelling.
LINEN SETTS, with and without Lae?,
an? with Mourning Edges.
Black Silk and Colored Silk Cravats.
Elastic Garters, Men's Ruck Glove?.
Ladies' Gauntlets and Gloves.
Linen-Cambric Handkerchiefs, for Ladies
Gent's Linen Collars.
Fancy Hais Nets, for Waterfalls, and
plain Silk Nets.
I Hair Brushes and Combs.
' Irish Linen, of all qualities,
i Longcloths, Ladies Undervests.
Rubber, Coat and Vost Buttons.
Gent's Half Hose, of excellent quality.
Men's fine Felt Hats, black and colored.
Colored Woolen Shirts and Drawer?.
I Corsets, China Dolls of all sizes.
\ Hoop Skirts, Perfumery.
I Castile Soap, Suspenders.
Fancv Dress Buttons. >
Belts" of every varietv. Belting Ribbon:
Scissors, Tooth and Nail Brushes, Ac.
GEO CEE JES.
; White and Brown SUGAR.
Green and Black TEA, COFFEE.
I Starch, Soap, Candles.
Molasses, Brooms, Herrings.
I Sardines, Matches. Blacking. *?
Ruta Raga Turnip Seed, Ac Sept ?0
GROCERIES A\D DRY GOODS.
CONSTANTLY on hand, and at the LOW?
EST MARKET PRICES, a tine and
varied assortment of
AND DRY GOODS.
Beet BOURBON WHISKEY by the barrel,
gallon or by bottle.
* SIMONS' .V KERRISON,
Assembly street, opposite Cathedral.
Sept ll Imo
SPECK & POiOCKt
General Commission Merchants,
Plain street, 'ld door from Assembly,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
WE respectfully soMcit a share of the
public patronage. All busin*?? "n
trusted to ns wit! rti?nive prompt and per?
sonal attention. We have now in store an
assortment of DHY GOODS, CLOTHING,
PERFUMES, Ac. .Viso. Groceries, Provi?
sions, such as Sugar, Coffee, Tea, New Or?
leans Molasses, Cheese, Crackers, Brandies,
Wines and Liquors, Segars, Ac, Ac, all of
which wo offer either at wholesale or retail.
Sept 7 . ,*
COURTNAY & TOOLS
NEWBERRY, S. C. *
THE undersigned hw ve formed a copart?
nership for the purpose of conducting
a general COMMISSION and FORWARD?
ING BUSINESS, at Newberry, S. C.-tr*
present available terminus of thc Green?
ville. Railroad. Consignments of Merchan
I di/.e for all Depots on the Greenville Road
and its branches; and orders for the pur
I chas*? and shipment of Cotton, Ac, so
Our covered wagons, for the present,
leave Orangeburg on the 6th, 15th and
25th of each niofltb, in charge of a trusty
wagon master, A. COURTENAY,
Sept ll m5 p. C. TRENHOLM.
FOR WAR DING MER CHA NTS,
76 EAST BAY,
Tiro doors South of Norfii Atlantic Wharf
CHARLESTON, S. C.
HAVE constantly on banda full supply
of GROCERIES, al lowest market
rates. Sept 17
W. T. BURG-IS & CO.,
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
FANCY OBY GOODS
,AXD YANKEE JOTIOXS,
ll II AYNE ST., CHA MESTON, S. C.,
ARE now receiving t heirFALL and WIN
' TER STOCK, to whick they invite the
attention of dealers. _ Supt 21 7*
W. B. JOII.fSrON,
Office on Pickens street East end of Lady
Wlbft attend to all tfficial business
brought before him: will also attend
to drawing np Deods, Conveyances, Mort?
gages, Contracts, and ottur ?rdinatv legal
instruments of writing. Fur copies of any
document executed with neatness and d?
palek. August l
THE1 MISSES HENKJ? will
resume the duties of their
^SCHOOL, at their reoidtaoo on
Stark's Hij^East end?dj Gervais
street, unSoNDA?, 2*1 Octo?
ber, and ?"meit thc patronage of
their friends and the public. All thc usual
branches of an English education will be
taught, together with Music and French.
For terms, Ac, anijly as above?
Sept 24 F*
FROM my premises, on the 2d
instant, a medium-sized Bay Maro
_,MULF', blind in right eye arid both
ore noofs split. She Ivas taken by a black
man named Jerry, formerly, a slave of Mr.
John Beard, of this place. His right a?m
is? artificial, and h/x wears a gloVa ion tho
hand. I suppose him to be about Charles?
ton, S. C., or Augusta, Ga. I will give
a reward ff FIFTY DOLLARS for his
arrest and delivery to proper authotf ty, and
a liberal reward fer the recovery of th
mule. , W. S. SLOAN.
Sept 23 10*_;_Columbia, S. C.
?RC?IR.4L& GE??? & CO.,
12C r.tid 128 Meeting Wrret,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
F. A. WILCOXS0J?, Agent,
Orangeburg, S. C.
EDMUND A. SOUDER A CO.,
LIVINGSTON, FOX A CO., Agents,
rr? . LIBERAL ADVANCES made on
CONSIGNMENTS._Aug 15 ?mo?
CHARLESTON TO .NEW YORK.
THE now lirst
clSss steamer MO?
NERA, Charles P.
St eamer C A M
?aSTBRIDGE, J. W.
.Will leave.Charleston, S. C.. direct for !
New York, alternately, THURSDAYS each
F\>r freight or passage-having hand?
some Stat? lloom aconnmndai iou?-apply
to F. A. WILCOXSON,-Agent,
Orangeburg, S. C.
ARCHIBALD GETTY A CO.,
12(5 and 128 Meeting st., Charleston, s. C.
LIVINGSTON, FOX A CO., Agents,
Aug 15 2nio . New York.
TAKES, pleasure; in announcing to his
friends and patrons that he has re?
opened his Gallery, on Assembly street,
near Plain street. "Sept 7
FIRE AND LIFE IXSIRAXCL
H. E. NICHOLS, Agent,
FOB tho following FIRST CLASS COM?
New York Underwriter's Agency, ?
" Capital..'. $3,000,000
Home Insurance Company, New
York, Capital..". 2,000,000
Hartford lire Insurance Com?
pany, Hartford,*Capital. 2,000,000
Home Insurance Company, Sa?
vannah, Capital. 2,500,000
New England Mutual Lifo Insu?
rance Company, Boston, Capi
New York Accidental Insurance Company,
insuring against accidents of cvtry descrip?
tion resulting in LOSS OF LIFF or 1\L1C
With several other well known and relia?
ble companies, the aggregate, capital
Risks taken on reasonable terms and in
any one spot to the amount of* 1
ALL LOSSES PROMPTLY ADJUSTED.
Office at Mr. Hussung's house, corner of
Assembly anil Washington streets, Colum?
bia, S. c. Aug 15 }6m
; GREENBACKS OR COTTON!
! -\T7ILL be taken ra exchange tor 50
VV MULES, young and healthy; for 50
sets HARNESS, in good order: 12 WAGONS,
almost new. Any person buying all the
1 alcove articles,- six months time will be
i given, approved note, pavable to the F'irst
j National Bank, at Charlotte, N. C.
i For further particulars, inquire of
JOHN ti. WILEY,
I- Exprese Otfice.
WM. J. WILEY,
j Sept 21 5* Columbia, S. C.
E ii 6 L ? S H
TUST received, a choice lot of the above.
I eJ Will be sold low by thc box.
I Sept 22 3 XE AL Y, SCOTT & BRUNS.
tf?~~x & FIRST-CL ASS SPRING
=*W&WTTWA(1<)NJ ? 'Vi a ni in good
I tSSSSIBB?tmm .nier, with good cover and
comfortable seats. It may be (brawn by
two or four horses, and canics eight orten
[.passengers. Apply at thia office
I Sept "21 ?? ' .?*
[FORMERLYFOOT <fe STJLZBACHER,)
WHOLESALE and BETAIL
BEC to inform tho citizens of Columbia
and thu people of the neighboring
country, tlut thor aro now receiving, an?
have rocoivod, a snroat variety of
Of all descriptions, suitable to all seasons
and all manner of parsons. They have,
anning many other articles, fresh suppli?e
of tho following:
COFFEE, TEAS, (Green and Black.)
SUGAR, (white and brown.)
MOLAS.SKS, (New Orleans.)
CANDLES, Sperm, Tallow and Adam'tiae. -
Crackers, Wine, Soda,Sugar, Bonton.
Brazil, Walnut and other Nuts.
Soaps, Toilet, Castile, Fancy, Common.
With every variety o? Grocery.
Copperas, Soda, Blue Stone, Ac.
Spices-Cloves. Cinnamon, Allspice, Gin?
ger, Nutmegs, Ac.
Shoe Blacking, Brushed, Curry Combs.
Horse Brusher, Ac.
Knives and Forks, Matches.
Rest SMOKING and CHEW'GTOBACCO.
Spanish and American CIGARS.
Of Tobacco for chewing, the best Ander?
son's, Solace and Honey Dew; all varieties.
HF* o rr*. X^. adios,
A lino variety, to which thc attention of
the ladies is par! hmlarly requested. We
have a tine assorti: . ni of
Bleached and Brown HOMESPUN.
MOUSSEL?N DES LAINES.
English and American PRESTS.
Cambric, twilled and plain..
Hoop Skirts, Corsets,Longcloth.
Calicoes, Worsteds. Coburg, Ac, suitable
for fall and winter. ,
Alpacii(?, black and colored.
Combs and Brushes, Tooth Brunnes.
Perfumes of evcrv variety.
Chalk Pearl Powder.
Ladies'Shoes, Bootees and Ties of all de?
scriptions and the latest fashions.
T?e.k Combs, Hair Nets, Waterfalls- all
of the very last styles and patterns.
Collars, Wristbands, Ribbons.
Hosiery of all descriptions.
English and Aniencnn Gloves of th
I prettiest style.
' Hem-stitched Handkerchiefs, Thimbles.
Needles, Thread, spool, silk and cotton.
Hooks and Eyes, \ oils.
Ladies' Billet and Letter Paper, ruled.
Skirt Braid of 5ll colors.
Belts and Belt Buckles and Ribbons:
Pearl and other Buttons, fancy, dress aUd '
Hair Pins, wire and gutta percha.
Misses' and Children's Shoes.
Round Combs, Wadding, Table-cloths.
Ginghams, Lace and Trimmings.
Working Cotton,Velvet Ribbon, Elastic do.
Oat?, (dress and frock,) Pants, Vests.
Shirts of all descriptions, over and under.
Flannel and Fancy Shtrts.
Drawers, lamb's wool and cotton.
Hats, Stockings, Socks, Gloves-? groat
. Collars, linen and paper.
Wristbands. Flavin g (.lards.
Fine Tooth and Pocket Combs.
Buttons, for coat, pants, vesta; Buckle?
for do.; Tooth Brushes.
Boots and Shoes of >11 styles and the
Pocket, and Neck Handkerchiefs, silk and
cotton; Neck-ties of the latest atyles.
Fancy Pipes-Ann rican Meerschaum.
Pocket Handkerchiefs, linen, silk and
cotton; Hats; Fen and Pocket Knives.
Razors and Razor Strops.
Suspenders of all styles. ?.
Tobacco, Kreuch and English style.
Shirt Bosoms, Boy's Shoes. 1
Bout Kerosene Oil, Watch Keys. Taylor's
Twist, Glass ('bunnies, best Ink, Gun Caps,
Tobacco Bags, Shoe Laces, Si de Pencils,
Umbrellas, Children's (doves and Hose.
Violin and Guitar Strings, Letter Paper and
Envelopes and a vast variety of other arti?
cles, desirable to both sexes, which we have
not the space to enumerate; Apply at tb?
i old stand, in Assembly street, to
! Sent ll 8ULZBACHER A CO.
f\~<:v. nighest prices paid for (?OTTON and
X for all kinds of COUNTRY PRODUCE,
k'aoncrs and country merci mts will (ind it
i to their advantage to call and see.
1 Scb'tll SULZBACHER & CO.