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Thursday Morning, July 2d, 1867.
Tho advance of the democratic
principio in the monarchical coun?
tries of Europe, as manifested in tho
gradual amelioration of the political
condition of the people, is one of the
most remarkable phenomena of the
times. Even nader the strong Go?
vernments of Germany, where least
it would have been expected, the peo?
ple have been admitted to the exer?
cise of suffrage in the eleotion of
members of the German Parliament.
Tho popular sentiment, which has
long boen carefully observed, and not
often, of late, openly outraged, even
by absolute monarchs, ts now, in
many instances, formally consulted.
Tho military ruler of Franco finds it
politic to assume that he rules by the
will of the French people, and it
would be strange, indeed, if, amid
this univorsal progress of liberal prin?
ciples and stendy encroachment upon
rank and prerogative, England-from
whom the current of constitutional
liberty first sprang, the fountain bead
of tho stream of free principles
should romain stagnant nnd motion?
less. That she should at loast keep
up with snoh a movement is what
might bo naturally expected, aud we
aro not surprised, therefore, at tho
recent progress of tho causo of reform
in that country, whioh bas at last beeu
successful in the House of Commons,
a reform bill having passed that body
and gono to the Honso of Lords,
whoro wo may anticipate a fiorco op?
position, but not strong enough to
withstand long tho force of tho popu?
lar hurricane. The Tories, or at least
tho more conservativo portion ol
them, have found it necessary to make
concessions to this movement, and
DTsraeli, tho Tory leader, has shown
tho pliancy of Bismarck, once MK
recognized chief of the reactionary
absolutist party in Prussia, in yield
ing principles for the preservation o'.
power. Mr. Bright, in his speed:
at thc banquet of tho Fishmongers
Company, in London, on tho 25tt
ult., avowed that the very mon whe
opposed him in his position that thc
House of Commons was built ou toe
narrow a basis, and that it ough
more broadly to represent the indus
try, intelligence and virtue of tin
entire people, Lave uow confess?e
that they were wrong, and adopted
without acknowledgment, his owl
prescription for popular evils, auc
themselves have brought thc Hous
of Commons, with regard to all th
buroughs of England and Wales, ti
establish a more universal franchise
Tho present reform agitation ii
England is far more peaceable um
orderly than that of the year 1832
when the government was transferrei
from the exclusivo power of a heredi
tary aristocracy, in a large degree, ti
tho people, and especially tho middl
class. That was a revolution whicl
in fact, only just escaped an appei
to arms. Most of tho chief actor.'
and nearly all the secondary actor:
of that exciting drama have now dil
appeared from the theatre of life.
Tho population of tho boroughs i
England and Wales is 8.G38.5G9. Tl
number of malo householders is, hov
ovor, only 1,399,898. By the ado]
tion of household suffrage, which tl
English people seem to prefer, as tl
best solvent of their difficulties, tl
number of voters in tho borougl
would be trebled. This is an in
mcuso addition to the number <
voters, and plans havo already bec
projected for tho re-districting of tl
country. What is to be the effe
upon tho general politics aud legis]
tion of Great Britain remains to 1
A caricature bas boou published
Matamoros, which represents Une
Sam lying flat on bis back, wil
Cauada undcrnoath him, aud h
head in bis Russian purchase, takii
au iced driuk, his legs cramped up 1
a rickety fcuco named Mexico. Uuc
Sam meditatingly says ho will ha
to stretch out bis legit directly. Tl
picture tickles the Texans ntntizingl
Hov. Henry AV. Bellows, now f
jonrniug in Paris,'writes that "IS
poleon bas a poor walk and an uni
tcrcsting presence. He looks cai
worn and cold, anxious and reserve
His complexion is palliel, and 1
expression deprecatory. Tboro
nothing to excite enthusiasm ib 1
look or manuer. In private, ho
reported as mild spoken, amiab
und of quick intelligence, but I
face i^ both impassive anti unproi
sing. All tho portraits Hatter bin
Meeline of tho Vnlon Ilepubllcan
Convention-About T5 Delegate*
? Present-Speedie*, ?fcc.
This body, which adjourned in
Charleston, on the 10th of May, re
assombled yesterday morning, at ll
o'clock, In Jauney*s Hall. About
two hundred spectators and fifty del?
egates were present.
President B. H. Oleares, of Beau?
fort, took the Chair, and T. K. Sas
portus, of Orangeburg, and H. J.
McKenloy, of Charleston, assumed
their duties as Secretaries.
After prayer by Bev. B. F. Ban
dolph, the roll was called, when the
following members answered to their
Beaufort-B. H. ?leaves, W. J.
Charleston-J. P. M. Epping, G.
Pillsburry, E. W. M. Mackey, C. C.
Bowen, W. J. McKenley, James D.
Darlington-Isaac Brockington, E.
Kershaw-J. K. Oillsou.
Marion-H. E. Hayne, Edward
Inman, B. A Thompson.
Orangeburg-T. K. Sasportus.
Tho President announced that as
it was morely the re-assembling of a
body, it was unnecessary to go into
details with reference to principles
and what thc Convention was expect?
ed to do.
A question was raised as to there
being a quorum present, but on a cal!
of the Districts, business was pro
The following Committee on Crc
dontials was, ou motion, appointee"
to examiuo the credentials of DOD
delegates, viz: J. P. M. Epping, W
J. Whipple, E. J. Snelleir, J. Brock
ington, J. K. Gillson.
On motion, Proston Nowell am
Hampton Mims were appointed Ser
geant-at-Arms and Assistant.
Thc President notified the dole
gates that imperative obedience t<
tho requirements of these officers wa
necessary to preserve order; and a
tho same timo, requested visitors t<
preserve a proper decorum.
During tho absence of tho Com
mittee on Credentials, it was propose!
that members bo called upon to nd
dress the Convention; aud Col. T. J
Robertson baiug specially called for
that gentleman rose, amid rounds o
applaiiL"1, aud said that, as ho was a
yet uot a member, he would respeel
fully decline, but would recommen
Mr. W. J. Armstrong, who had bee
sent out by tho Republican Commil
teo of Washington, to visit this Cor
Mr. Armstrong ascended thc plal
form, and said, in substance, that b
carno as a spectator mainly, and owin
to oxcossivo fatigue, was unablo t
say much at present; but promisee
before the adjournment of tho Coi
ventiou, to express his views full}
What is don.! here, he was satisfiec
would cheer tho hearts of many loyi
men throughout the country, nu
tho beneficent sim of Heaven will 1
upon us. The present conflict is n<
ono between individuals, but idea
He auuouuced that bo was a radio
in tho true acceptation of the teru
but if tho term radical means iuju
tico to any set of men, then, whe
our afiuirs are adjusted, he was ii
radical. Time is short, and tho woi
important. His remarks were fr
quontly interrupted by cheers.
Col. Bobertson was again call?
upon, and, finding there was no e
cape, responded as follows:
GENTLEMEN OP THB CONVENTION:
am greatly .surprised at tho suddc
call which lias been made upon m
and am not, therefore, prepared
respond with such extended remar
as the moment would seem to d
mnnd. I am here simply to do
much good as I can, and as litl
harm. I am here to co-operate wi
the members of this Convention
carrying out tho gre:it plan of rest
ration Mint has been offered for o
acceptance. ?My object is to g
back into tho Government, and as
Union Republican to conform to t
laws that have been promulgated,
my opinion, the terms proposed
us by Congress aro the most libe
that havn ever been offered to a cc
quered people. It has been declar
-and many of my personal fr?en
outertuin this view-that we cam
rely upon these measures, that th
are not a finality, and somethi
more will be demanded of us. Bl
fellow-citizens, I ask you. iu all go
faith, upon whom can wo rely, if i
upon the Congress of the Unit
States? They have not docoived
yot, and, if we do our duty, they v
not deceive us in the future. Andr
Johnson has deceived us-Congr
never! (Applause.) Andrew Jol
sou told ns to reconstruct, but 1
loyal man then had little voice
this country. Bat Congress n
says, "Let your Stato send Io
men to Washington, and we will
ceivo them and admit them to th
seats." We cnn ask no more.
I nm sure, Mr. President, thal
our people as a mass will look ur
this subject dispassionately, tl
will, with me, regard these proffe
terms as moderate and mild. We
a people, tried to break up the 1;
Govornmeut the sun ever sin
upou. We failed, thank God! I
a Southern man, boru and rai
nore. I love my people? I love
District; I love my State; but 11
my country-my whole countr
botter than all! (Applause.) Il
that flag which gives mo protecti
whether I am in America or Ailie
whether among the civilized nations
ot the world, or the barbarians of
Aa my friend from Washington has
jost said, the war between men is
over, and the conflict is now one of
ideas. If we conduct ourselves es
men, we will prove to tho world that
these ideas are right, that they are
based upon justice, and it will not be
six montbs before thousands of the
white race will be following in our
footsteps, and thus giving evidence
that we are now only a step in ad?
vance of the people.
Some few weeks ago, I visited tho
city of Washington, and had fre?
quent interviews wita Mr. Wilson,
ono of the most prominent men in
the United States Senate. He gave
mo assurances that they wanted none
but loyal men from the South in
Cougress; audthnt although so many
were at present disfranchised, that
disfranchisement would cease wheu
ever the people chose to demonstrate
their loyalty to thc General Govern?
One word of advice to this Conven?
tion. I do hope that wo shall act
wisely, discreetly aud well; and that
wo shall adopt no measures which are
not calculated to advanco the Welfare
of the whole human family, regard?
less of race, color or previous condi?
tion. (Applause.) We should adopt
a platform big, and brond, aud strong
enough to accommodate the whole
human family. If that bo doue, wc
can sweep this couutry from the
mountains to thc seaboard. We can
republicanize the State. If wc fail
to accomplish this end, thc fault will
bo our own. Adopt such measures
as will carry with thom tho common
sense of the people, and we shall be
successful. This should be our aim;
this our object. Neglect to do so,
and thc blame will rest with our?
Mr. Gilbert Pillsbury, of Charles?
ton, (President of tho Grand Council
U. Li. A. of tho State,) was cnllcd foi
by tho President, who stated that,
owiug to the position he occupied,
there were many persons here wbt
would like to soe him, and that it wa.?
right and proper that, us the moun?
tains had been heard from, the lou
country should have a heuriug.
Mr. Pillsbury rose aud said, tba
although not making any ?articulai
claim to cither beauty or ugliness, lu
was propurcd to exhibit himself jus
as he was, free of cost. He bad un
derstood that there was nu ugly feel
iug existiug between the upper am
lower country; but he wanted it un
derstood that such was uot the case?
in the present instance, at least. Th
old flag was welcomed in the motin
tains, as well as in the bogs au?
marshes of the sea-const. He hai
but ono song to sing, aud that wa
"Hail, Columbia, happy land!" and
as iu his childhood, his parents hai
impressed on him tho importance o
venerating the truth, he was com
pelled, when culled upon, not to dc
cline, but to sing the old soug. Th
eyes of the loyal men No
West were turned on this ben :c
land, wishing to see thc h o
lighted. Whatever is doue to-day fe
thc benefit of the down-trodde
colored race will redound to thei
advantage. He hoped there wonl
be no discord-the more harmon
the more good feeling. He represen
cd himself as particularly intereste
in the colored race, as he hud labore
for them for four years. As to Co
Robertson, he thought he should I
canonized for what ho hud said til
morning. (Applause.) Itwasnothir
for him (Pillsbury) to speak in fa*V<
of Republicanism, as that was e
peet ed; but when such seutimen
were expressed )>y native South C
rolinians, ho knew there was st
hope for thc wbito man. Thc day
conservatism had passed and gol
forever. Men might be governed 1
deep-seated prejudices, but tho
seutiments and feelings would 1
knocked out in a very short tim
But ho was so impressed with t
loyal sentiments expressed, th
heavy and clumsy as he was, he cou
hardly stand on the floor. Thc c
lored men are sensible and km
what to do. They are for the pl:
form which is best for them. In co
elusion, he welcomed all men ou t
platform, which was broad enough
coutuin them. Men who were pine
for thc Confederacy would bo pine
for tho Union. (Applause.)
The Cornmittoo on Credcnti:
hero returned, and reported t
names of the following ttdditioi
members, who had presented pro?
Lexington-Tamos Bawl, Lemi
Boozer, S. Corley.
Darlington-Rev. B. F. Whil
more, Alfred Hush, John A. Barn
Orangeburg-Bov. B. F. Bundol]
Beaufort-E. G. Dudley.
Chester-M. Blackwell, - Ht
pineys, D. Walker, Bov. E. Barto
Richland-T. J. Robertson, C.
Baldwin, C. M. Wilder, Wm. My
S. B. Thompson.
Barnwell-Charles Fisher, Sm
Folk, Fred. Nix, Wm. Alleu, E.
Anderson-Samuel Johnson, H
York-John W. Mend.
Greenville-W. A. Bishop, Wil
Fairfield- W. W. Herbert, C.
Renfo, Sandy Ford, Samuel Oreo;
Tho report was adopted, and
names of the now members \
called. The delegates were thou
quested to nvruuge themselves
Districts ou the nearest benches to
The minutes of the last Conven?
tion were read and confirmed.
The President stated that the only
committee in existence was the State
Central Committee, and called upon
the Chairman, C. C. Bowen, for a
report In response, the Chairman
stated that he required a little further
time to complete his report, but
would be ready by 8 o'clock this
evening. Leave was granted.
The following resolution was intro?
duced by Mr. DoLarge; and was
Resolved, That tho Sergeant-at
Arms be directed to reserve three
benches immediately in front of tho
platform, for the accommodation of
such ladies as may attend.
On motion of Mr. "Wilder, and
after benediction by Bev. B. F. Ran?
dolph, tho Convention took a recess
uutil 8 o'clock.
The Conventiou re-assembled at 8
o'clock. Tho hall was densely packed.
A letter was read from Hon. Mr.
Schenck, introducing to thc Couvcu
tion W. J. Armstrong. Esq., who was,
on motion of W. J. Whipper, mode
an honorary member of the Conveu
On motion of Mr. Mackey, B. 13.
Elliott, Esq., was also chosen an
The Committee on Credentials
submitted another report, stating?
that the following members had ar?
rived and presented proper vouchers:
Sumter-Kev. James ?Sun the. Kev.
W. E. Joh nsf io, J. Burrows.
Newberry-15. Odell Duncan.
Clarendon-Elias E. Dickson, Wm.
The report of the State Central
Committee was called for and read.
They state that they have effected
organizations of the Republican party
on James Island, Wadmalaw, St. An?
drews, St. Pauls, Edisto Island, St.
James Santee, Christ Church, St.
James Goose Creek, St. Stephens,
St. Johns Berkley, Oolleton, Orange
burg, Kershaw and Sumter. They
had several men constantly in the
field until the .Sth of June, at which
timo their operations were interrupt?
ed, leaving unfinished a vast amount
of work then under consideration.
The sum expended for board and
traveling expenses of thc speaker?
amounts to $313.20-leaving in thc
hands of tho Treasurer $180.45, ol
the fund collected for the purpose,
The report was signed by C. C. Kow
eu, President; E. P. Wall, Secretary
Paul M. Poiusett, Treasurer, aud R
A motion having been made by Mr
Ghilsou, to discharge the Committee
a debate ensued, during which tin
gas was turned oft, leaving tho hall ii
total darkness, but causing little con
At tho suggestion of a member, tin
President appointed a committee
consisting of Messrs. T. J. Kobiuson
DoLarge and Wilder, to wait ou Gen
Burton, and inquire as to the pre
vention of similar pranks again, asi
was supposed to have been dono b;
soma malicious or mischievous per
About this time, the pressure wa
so grert that several benches gav
Tho committee reported that Gen
Burton could not be found, but hi
orderly reported that a guard was ii
readiness for any emergency, and tb
matter wotdd not be repeated.
A point was raised, in which Mi
Whipper brought to the attention c
the Convention that it was necessar
to elect officers to succed the presen
incumbents, and to receive from thei
all funds now held iu their hands.
Mr. Wilder submitted a resolut io
that a committee of one from eac
District bo appointed to sele<
officers for tho Convention-as thei
were now a number of Districts re]
resented lioro that had no represent!
Hon in Cl .rlcston.
Mr. Bov ie objected to the propos
tiou, asking for a solitary instance i
which such a chauge had been mad
Ho charged that this was a cover f<
a move to put a white man in tl
Chair, when tho present iucumbei
had lilied tho position with mnc
ability. "Great God!" continued tl
spealfer, "when will this question
color censo to be mooted.
Mi. Whipper replied, that the ci
for the meeting in Charleston w
irregular, and doubts were even e
pressed as to thc Convention nssei
hiing at the time. For this, as wi
as other reasons, tho Convention a
jourued, to meet in Columbia on I
24th, and thus give one and all ?
opportunity cf participating. I
denied that thc proposal for a re-(
ganization hero was intended as
stab at the President.
Mr. DeLargo would like to km
whether tho gentleman who fi]
spoke, in making a liing ut t
Charleston delegation, had referen
to one of his own color, (white,) o
of tho darker race, or ono of a al
deeper complexion. Ho declarod tl
it was understood that tho Couv<
tion iu (Miarle:,ton was not a Sh
Convention-thoy did not even dt
to adopta platform; they adjourn
to Columbia, for tho purpose
securing a full representation. 1
hoped that in the sclcctiou of ofi?e
tho Convention would not reg?
color-whether a man was ns bli
as miduight or as white as suow.
only hoped that aU would havo
opportunity of voting-mid ho hot
tho Convention would re-orgnui
oven if the present incumbents-c
aud a,l--were re-elected.
Mr. Langdon appeared to th:
that the main obstacle in the way of
re-organization was a want of prece?
dent. That was what prevented the
"old pub. fane," Buchanan, from
putting a stop to the rebellion in its
inception. He thought a precedent
Several other members participated
in the debate.
On motion, a Committee on Organ?
ization, consisting of ono from each
District, was appointed, and during;
their absence, Messrs. Bandolph,
Langley, Elliott, Wright and otheis,
in response to calls, delivered appro?
priate addresses, which were received
with many demonstrations of earnest
On the reception of tho report of
the Committee, the Convention ad?
journed, to meet this morniug, at
Honor? to th* Charleston Fire Oe
The New York correspondent of
the Charleston C .trier writes as fol?
lows, under date of tho 20th :
On Thursday evening, a compli?
mentary bauquct was given by the
New York Firemen's Association to
M. H. Nathan, Esq., Chief of tho
Fire Department of Charlestou, S.
C. It was certaiuly thu pleasantest
re-uuion of the citizens of the two
sections that has taken placo since
the closo of the war. It was an addi?
tional link in thc chain which this
generous and patriotic association of
New York gentlemen has forged to
bind our people in ono common
union. Chief Nathan arrived hero
by Saturday's steamer from Charles?
ton. Ho was .taken to tho Astor
House, by a committee of firemen,
where he was lodged us their guest.
Since his comiug, bc has been under
their protecting charge. As a testi?
monial of thoir appreciation of the
kind reception they received while
in Charleston, and of their regard
and respect towards the Chief of its
Fire Department, they prepared a
graud banquet, which carno off, as I
have stated, on Thursday evening, at
the Washington House, in Fourth
street. About sixty gentlemen sat
down to the table, over which pre?
sided Henry WIlsou, Esq., tho Presi?
dent of the New York Firemen's As?
At tho close of the feast, Mr. Wil?
son arose, aud in a few well chosen
complimentary remarks, presented
Mr. Nathan, on behalf of the Associa?
tion, with amuguif?ceutgolden badge.
It is one of the most elaborate an 1
appropriate pieces of workmanship
that has ever been fashioned in a
New ?ork work-shop. The material
is of fine ?gold. The main piece is
formed iu the shape of a fireman's
cap, aud around it a coil of rope.
Upon tho face of tho badge, worked
in most exquisitely, are the appro?
priate emblems of a fireman's trum?
pet, ladders, hooks and shields. Tho
inscription reads, "Chief Fire De?
partment, Charlestou, S. C., 1867."
On the reverse side of the badge is
tho following: "Presented to M.
H. Nathau, Esq., Chief Engineer
Charlestou Fire Department, S. C.,
by tho New York Firemen's Associa?
tion, July IS, 1867."
The gift was unexpected to Chief
Nathan, aud although laboring evi?
dently under great emotion, he made
a fitting and touching response. He
thanked them ou behalf of the citi?
zens of Charleston, whoso represent?
ative he was, for this additional tes?
timony of their good will and sympa?
thy for our dear old city. Ho would
always cherish the gift as a memorial
of ono of tho pleasantest occasions in
his official aud personal career.
Speeches followed by Mr. Everett,
of tho Now York Herald, Col. Johu
Uuderhill and Mr. Tobias Lawrenco,
aud other gentlemen, and tho compa?
ny abandoned itself to the full enjoy
mont of the feast of reason and tho
How of soul, iu which soug aud sen?
timent, speech aud story, alternated
until the breaking of tho dawn. Tho
Chief was iu his best vein, aud poured
forth a flood of entertaining remi?
niscences of the oil Fire Department
of Charleston. The fraternization
between North and South was, at this
board at least, complete. Tho early
sunshine was gilding the chimney
tops of the city" when tho company
broke up, and tho chief, under a
heavy escort, walked down Broadway
to his quarters at the Astor.
GERMAN FSBXZVAII.-Of the great
uatiounl Sa?ngerfest, which took
placent Philadelphia, last week, the
Bostou Post says:
"This sort of celebration is oue of
tho sound, hearty aud sousiblo cus?
toms which tho Germans have trans?
planted from tho Fatherland to this
country, and for which we should be
thankful. As a class, tho amuse?
ments of thc Germans aro innocent
aud profitable, and none more ac
than this national singing festival,
which we should like to seo grow up
into an established American institu?
tion. IiijGermony, music is the birth?
right of tho peoplo; here, it is an ac?
complishment, often an abomination.
The Snengorbunds have sung Ger?
many almost into a realization of
that ideal unity of which they dream,
and thc Snengerfest has a unifying
political influence as well as a plea?
sant social effect. Let us soo what it
will do for us in this country."
Hon. Rufus H. Spaulding is going
from Washington to Now Haven,
there to meet 'bo surviving members
of the class of Yalo College, who were
graduated with him in 1817, fifty
POST OFFICE HOCUS.-The office is
open from 8 a. m. until 3'J p. a.,
and from C until 7 p. m. The North?
ern mail closes at 3>" p. m., and all
other mails close at 8 p. m.
Owing to the excessive heat, yes?
terday, the iron expanded, drew the
spikes and run off tho tender of the
Greenville passenger train. There
was little damage, but the train was
delayed two hours.
DeBow'e Review has not died with
its founder. The widow of the late
proprietor has determined to conti
nue its publication, and, as an ear?
nest of her faith in the enterprise, we
welcome the July number, which is
full of ability.
Jou PRESTI?O.-The Jo!) Office of
thc Phoenix is as complete as any in
tho South. It is furnished with new
fonts of type of all descriptions and
of the most modern styles. All work
executed promptly, with taste and
skill, and at reasonable rates.
THE OLD RICHLAND RIFLES. -We
learn with pleasure that au effort is
being made to revive this old organ?
ization-but only in the shapo of a
charitable association, and, at the
same time, to preserve a record of
its former activity. A meeting has
been called for to-morrow (Friday)
evening, at which all the old mem?
bers are invited to attend. As the
8th of A igust-their 51th anniver?
sary-is approaching, it is hoped that
arrangements will be mado to cele?
brate it in the old-fashioned style-a
PEKSONAL.-Wm. Swinton, Esq.,
well known as the historian of the
army of the Potomac, as also the
author of "Tho Twelvo Decisive Bat
tics of thc War," arrived in the city
yesterday afternoon, and is at Nick
son's. He is engaged now in col?
lecting material for a history of the'
war, which ho proposes writing at
some future day. He is also writing
a series of very interesting letters to
the Now York Times.
G. H. Cathcart, Esq., of the
Charleston News, is also in tho city,
quartered at Nickerson's.
Thc Galaxy, for August, contains a
number of interesting articles; among
them tho following: "Steven Law?
rence, Yeoman," "Loudon Amuse?
ments," "The Zouo of Calms," "Why
wo Loft the Homestead," "Croquet,"
"Burglars," "P?stallozzi in Ame?
rica," "Under tho Daisies," "The
Leg Business," "Waiting for the
Verdict." Tho prieo of The Galaxy
is S3.50; two copies for $G. Address
W. C. & F. P. Church, No. 39 Park
Row, New York.
PROPOSED DISPOSITION TO HE MADE
OP Tim PEABODY FUND.-A teachers'
convention, for the State of Vir?
ginia, was in session at Lynchburg
last week. Tho session was a very
interesting one. Bev. Dr. Scars,
General -Agent of the Peabody Fund.
Yfas j resent and addressed the con?
vention in a very entertaining speech,
in the course of which ho stated his
intention in visiting the South was
for tho purpose of thoroughly exa?
mining into tho educational-wants of
thc country, with a viow to decide
how the causo would bo best sub?
served in the distribution of the Pea?
body fund-whether in its appropria?
tion to primary or normal schools, or
to acadomies and colleges. TI?3
statement is of interest to all. Now
that the prospect of immediate starv?
ation has passed, we can think of
educational mati ^rs.
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aro published this morning for the firs',
Thoa. H. Wado-Notice to Merchants.
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