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MUNICIPAL OFFICERS-CITY COLUMBIA.
Con. J. P. THOMAS.
For Aldermen.-WARD NO. 1.
T. W. RADCLIFFE.
WARD SO. 2.
C. A. BEDELL.
R. L. BRYAN.
O. Z. BATES.
WARD NO. 3.
W. P. GEIGER.
W. T. WALTER.
WARD NO. 4.
W. O. SWAFFIELD.
L. P. MILLER,_
Tuesday Morning, June 16, 1868.
The View? or the New York World
. Two Features.
We regard tho views of the New
York World, as lately put forth, as
implying in ono fer.turo, at least, a
gigantic and shameful swindle upon
the Southern Democracy. The fea?
ture to which wo allude, is that pro?
posing, in effect, that the National
Democratic party shall waive, as an
issue, tho proposition that the pre?
sent militorily-oonstructed Govern?
ments of the South are null and void,
and ought to bo upset by the Demo?
cratic party in the hour of its tri?
umph. For ourselves, we maintain
that the reconstruction of the South?
ern States, under tho military bill of
Congress, is unconstitutional and il?
legal, and ought, by the National De?
mocratic party, to be regarded null and
void. In other words, wo have re?
garded that party pledged to tho
South to remit the reconstruction of
the Southern States to tho white
For the World now to change base,
is to commit political treason to the
Democrats of the South, and to use us,
as the instruments at our own expense
of the elevation of the Northern Demo?
cracy. This seems tho purpose of
tho World, but wo cannot think that
the Now York Convention will thus
betray the Southern Democracy. On
the contrary, let us trust that tho
more manly principles suggested by
.tho National Intelligencer, upon this
point, will bo enforced. That journal
"To tell the whites of tho States
that snffrage is to bc left to tho States
to regulate, without declaring these
negro governments to bo a tyranny
and Ubiirpation, is to trifle with and
evado a great issuo. It is to turn
our eyes away from a great crime, to
ignore tho sentiments of the North?
ern mosses as evinced in every elec?
tion where the issue has been pre?
sented to them, and would bo un
abandonment of principle alike dis?
graceful and impolitic. In short, it
would bo a dissolution of tho conser?
"Wo propose, therefore, manfully
and earnestly to grapple with tho
many outrages and atrocities of radi?
calism; and, when wc shall have tho
power, to blot them all out. It is for
this that the peuple arc rising as one
man from tho Atluntic to the Pacific.
Here we have a cluo to tho coolness
and apathy with which tho nomina?
tions of Grant and Colfax have been
received. If wo desiro a like fate for
our nominees, all wo havo to do is to
send them forth with a doubtful and
uncertain utterauco to the masses,
who long for deliverance and a con?
stitutional government under the
control of tho white raco in all the
States. In this sign only may wo
It is due to truth, however, to add
that thcro is another feature in the
World's articlo which wo approve,
and that relates to tho expediency of
our controlling tho colored vote,
as best wo can, in tho coming
canvass. When thc World says:
"There is every reasou to expect that
tho Southern negroes will voto in tho
next Presidential election; and, if wo
permit all those States to bo carried
by tho Republicans, wo may as well
hang up our harps on tho willows.
It concerns us to gain a portion of
tho negro voto." We must say that
common senso vindicates the wisdom
of such a course. We look upon
politics as a practical thing, and hold
that the a flairs of one's country
onght to be conducted on tho same
goncrnl principles upon which an
honest and sensible man manages his
private concerns. We proposo not
to ignore principles, or tone, or
honesty, but we do suggest that our
policios bo such as to commend them
to tho sober sonso of practical and
scnsiblo people. Looking at the
question in this aspect, wo hold it but
sensible to recognizo tho fact that the
Southern negrees will vote in the
Presidential canvass, And, if so, we
bold it good policy, and bo violation
of prinoiple, to urge upon them the
duty of voting with their natural
friends and protectors, the intelligent
white men of the Sooth.
MR. EDITOR: The conduct of our
State Central Exeoutive Committee
must recoivo the well done of all who
are interested. They have not only
preserved tho unity of the party,
without a sacrifice of any of their
principles, but towards their cap?
tious irritated brothers, they have
shown so much forbearance, such
generosity and nobleness of spirit,
that they must have the admiration,
not only of all lookers on, but that of
the opposing party themselves. In
it we have been forcibly reminded of
the sweet spirit of Joseph, in his
treatment of his former envious bro?
thers. And in all that has been
written and said on the subject, there
was the "soft answer that turneth
Heaven will not but smile on the
efforts of those who are thus actuated
by a Christian spirit; and in their
own hearts they must receive a dou?
God bless our good men.
Correspondence or the Phoenix.
A South Carolinian writes ns as
follows. We publish the letter, as
showing the speculations afloat:
NEW YORK, June 10.-The two last
editorials of the World are very sig?
nificant. They indicate that the
Democratic party will take no decided
action against negro suffrage, for two
reasons: One is tho hope of carry?
ing some of the Southern States in
favor of their candidate. This can?
not be doc o if very strong ground
should be taken in any way conflict?
ing with tho supposed interests of
the negroes. And the editor broadly
intimates that, without the votes of
some of the Southern States, the
Democrats may "hang their harp
npon tho willows." Besides the great
fundamental principle of the Demo?
cracy, and which cannot bo aban?
doned, ia non-interference by Congress
in the domestic affairs of the States.
This is the second reason, and it
seems to mc that however it may
grate against our feelings to be silent
ori this point, yet good policy de?
mands that tho Democracy of the
North should be allowed to choose
their own platform; and entire ac?
quiescence, on tho part of the South,
should be our policy. I admit a cer?
tain amount of demoralization on
this subject. I am so well convinced
that our only chance, of getting rid
of negro domination comes from the
success of the Democratic party,
that I nm willing to submit to some
things most unpalatable iu order to
insure its success. As we have not
the shadow of a chauce of defeating
the radicals iu our State, tho only
good our representatives can do iu
the Convention is to set an example
of modesty, aud counsel the other
Southern Stales to acquiesce iu any
nomination which our Northern
friends may make.
I have seen one of the leading
Democrats of New Jersey, who says
that Hendricks, of Indiana, for Pre?
sident, and Hoffmau, of New York,
for Vice-president, will be the choice
of many of the Democracy. This
would be a strong nomination, and
perfectly unexceptional. Pendleton
gives offence to the bond holders, and
Hancock had something to do with
Mrs. Sarratt's trial, which would
damage him with tho Catholics. To
tho ticket of Hendricks and Hoff?
mau there is no positive objection.
GENERAL BEAUREGARD ox THE
SITUATION. - General Beauregard,
who is now in New York, says, in
reference to the probable course of
the Southern delegations in the
Democratic National Convention,
that it is extremely improbable that
the vote of a single Southern State
eau be cast for the Democratic candi?
dates, and, therefore, tho Southern
Democracy have no right to advise,
much less insist upon, tho adoption
of any special nominee by their
Northern allies. The duty of tho
South is this: Accepting its situation,
it will do its utmost to sustain what?
ever candidates shall appear most
available, aud most likely to secure
success in tho judgment of the North?
ern delegations. For Genoral Han?
cock all tho white men in the South
would turn out and work with great
zeal, if he should happeu to be
nominated; but if, iu the judgment
of the Northern delegations, success
could only bo secured by the nomi?
nation of Salmon P. Chase, upon any
other platform than absolute negro
suffrage, then the Southorn white
Democrats would gladly work for his
election also. But if, unfortunately,
tho Northern delegations should put
up such a platform as tho Pendleton
?eople of the West propose, out
[eroding that of the Republicans on
the negro suffrage question, then the
whites of the South would stay at
home and let their Northern brethren
take their ohancos of success or de?
feat without their assistance. Such
aro the views of General Beauregard
and those whom he represents.
Bcml-Annual, Report ox a? Home
xor the Mother?, M .owe ?nd
Daughters of Conftdei- <. Soldiers,
for the Hair Tear Er .ag 15th
April, 1868. jj
The ladies in charge of the "Home,"
believing the public to be interested
in their mission of love and mercy,
would lav before those who havo so
kindly aided in this charity a brief
statement of what has been accom?
plished for the welfare of it? inmates.
The "Home" has been in opera?
tion for six months, and numbers
over eighty occupants. Hero these
destitute ladies and children, some
of whom have been reduced from
affluence to poverty, by the misfor?
tunes of war, find a comfortable
shelter and a pleasant home. In the
seclusion of her apartment, each
mother can carry on tho work of
training her children with the same
privacy and care that she could in
her own home, and tho children can
still enjoy the privileges and plea?
sures of the domestic circle.
Three times a week soup is sup?
plied in the institution; aud, from
time to time, such provisions as have
been sent by friends havo been dis?
tributed among the inmates and
most gratefully received.
A school, numbering over fifty
children, and constantly increasing,
gathered from the families in the
"Home," and from those unable to
secure education elsewhere, has been
organized, and is regularly and gra?
tuitously taught by young ladies of
refinement and culture. The pro?
gress of the children in acquiring
knowledge has already been such ns
to reward and stimulate their disin?
The large and commodious build?
ing rented by the board of control,
affording tho facilities, it is proposed,
as speedily as possible, to admit a
limited number of girls, daughters of
Confederate soldiers, who have been
impoverished by the war, aud to
afford them a home, in order to
secure them the means of thorough
education. They will bo placed
under tho supervision of a discreot
and experienced lady, as matron.
For the means of their education and
board, however, the board of control
makes earnest appeal to the liberal
and benevolent. Tuition for them
can be obtained, at some of tho bost
schools in the city of Charleston, at
one-half tho usual rates; and tho
zeal and determination of the young
ladies to secare the means of self
support, will, doubtless, ensure
double the ordinary progress to that
Fortunately, also, the spacious
premises occupied by the "Homo"
has afforded shelter to persons in
need who do not come within the
exact letter of the purpose, of thc
institution, but who havo gladly
availed themselves of tho privilege of
occupying rooms in tho building
which were not immediately required
by those for whom they were origi?
nally designed. The eagerness with
which ladies have availed themselves
of even a temporary shelter, which
they covenanted cheerfully to resign
so soon ns it should be needed by
thoso having a prior chum, does but
indicate the extremity to which we
arc reduced, the patient magnanimi?
ty with which it is borne, and the
timeliness of even tho least effort
and prayer for its relief.
While thanking, most gratefully,
ail who have assisted us in this un?
dertaking, wo earnestly entreat them
not to relax their generous endeavors
on behalf of the "Home."
There aro many wants of its in?
mates which we are unable to relieve;
and wo feel that our work is incom?
pleto until wo pour out tho full mea?
sure of comfort upon thoso whose
protectors yielded up their lives in
defence of their homes and oura.
Wo fully realizo tho vast impor?
tance of our undertaking, its grave
responsibility. Wo know our work
to bo a uoblo ono, to comfort the
widow and tho fatherless, and to
shelter the homeless. Therefore,
with au abiding faith in the kindness
of our people, and a confident trust
in thi! benevolent promptings of hu?
manity, we earnestly commend the
"lloine" to thc liberal and tho phi?
Mrs. M. A. SNOWDEN,
Mrs. I\ C. GAILLARD,
Mrs. D. E. HUGER,
Mrs. GEORGE ROBERTSON,
Mrs. WILLIAM RAVEN EL,
Mrs. HENRY RAVENEL,
Mrs. J. S. SNOWDEN,
Mrs. C. S. VEDDER,
Mrs. W. E. MIKELL,
Mrs. J. S. PALMER,
Mrs. M. P. MATHESON,
Miss M. B. CAMPBELL,
Miss ANNA SIMPSON,
Miss E. E. PALMER,
Miss MATILDA MIDDLETON.
Mrs. M. A. SNOWDEN, President.
Miss MATILDA MIDDLETON,
Miss M. B. CAMPBELL, Secretary
Mrs. W. E. MIKELL, Correspond?
A roligious paper noticed, by au
odd typographical error, that "a new
church has been founded at Eliza?
beth, N. J., under .auspicious circum?
stances." Tho auspicious was a mis?
print for auspicious.
A suspension bridge is being
thrown ncrosa Niagara River, jnst
below tho Falls, to give visitors an
Am Incident of the War-Inlbrm?.
MB. EDITOR: At the battle of Get?
tysburg, -when death was hewing
down the noblest of the land, it was
my misfortune to be in onmraand cf
a company of United States infantry.
I say. it was my misfortune; but I
speak of it as such, because I regard?
ed it as a pity that brother should
rise against brother, aud those that
should have lived in peace and har?
mony were now engaged in mortal
combat. I was for the Union then,
and am for the Uniou now, under
the old Con8titutiou of our fore?
fathers. After the Confederate troops
had gallantly charged the Cemetery
Heights, and been repulsed, I went
out, as I was always glad to do, to
render any assistance iu my power to
the wounded. I made no distinction
between a rebel and a Yankee, and I
am certain no gentleman would.
Among the wounded was a Captain
Willie S. Gray. As I came up to
him, I could seo through the gather?
ing darkness how deadly polo was the
face of him who lay on the ground
before me. I placed my canteen to
his lips, and ho drank with feverish
haste. I sat down beside him, and
he began to speak very rapidly of
home. I held my head lower, as ho
could not speak above a whisper. He
told me his name, and requested me
to writo to his family. "Tell thom,"
said he, "gently. They will miss mo
at home; they will look for my
coming, but I shall never come." He
held out his hand uud placed it iu my
own, .and the tears fell fast. Wo had
mot upon the battle-field as enemies,
but we were parting friends. It was
about 9 o'clock; tho night was some?
what cloudy; the two armies were
still, and during that interval of
stillness I was receiving tho parting
farewell of adyiug man to his friends.
In our conversation, ho had omitted
to tell me what State he lived in until
just before he died. He opened his
eyes and moved bis lips. I am deaf,
aud I held my head down and caught
tho word Carolina; I could not say
whether North or South Caroliua.
The regiment was 59, and the com?
pany was, I think, D, but about this
I am not positive. I was the only
persou present wheu ho died, and I
have made inquiries for his frieuds,
but have not found them. I have a
ring which he took from his finger
and guvo me for his sister. If you
will cause this to bo printed, so that
I eau hear from his frieuds, I will pay
you your prico for printing. My
homo is in New York, but I shall
spend tho most of my time iu Ashe?
ville, Buncombo County, N. C., until
Most respectfully yours, Ac,
CHARLES U. HAWKINS.
Juno 4, 1863.
R. C. DELAROE HAS AX ADVEN?
TURE.-If tho following letter, which
was originally published in tho
Washington Chronicle, contains the
truth, it is very much lo the discredit
of the people of Laurens. Wo pub?
lish it, because DeLarge is well knowu
in this city, and also to give the peo?
ple of Laurens and Newberry an
opportuuity to contradict it, if it is
LATJRENSVZLTJE, S. C., May 20,
1SG8.-DEAU FRIEND: I arrived here
to-day, but have had a hard time of
it. Between Newberry and this
place, my life was in continued jeo?
pardy. When the train left Newberry
to-day, a man named Bell, who lives
within five miles of Lunrensville,
followed me from Newberry to Mar?
tin's Depot; and, at every station, he
would say: "There is a damned radi?
cal nigger on tho train, going up to
raise hell with our niggers." They
would theu rush in, stare at me, and
curse and threaten. I had not a
friend on tho train. When wo ar?
rived at Martin's Dopot, three fellows
carno on tho train, and walked into
tho ear where i was sitting. Tho
conductor and train hands had pur?
posely left tho train u minuto before.
These men walked within three paces
of me, with knives in their hands,
and said to me: "Yon-intruder,
wo would like to cut the liver ont of
a hundred-radicals like you, you
son of a-; wo have como to cut
your d-d liver ont." I stood
against tho rear door of the car, and
replied to them: "I did not come up
hero to tight or quarrel, gentlemen.
You may kill mo; but I will diehard;"
and, suiting tho action to tho word,
I drew my revolver and cocked it.
They continued to curse; but, al?
though thero wore twenty or thirty
of them outside, they did not strike.
At lust they wont out, saying: "Wo
aro going; but, DeLargo, wo shall
watch for you." As soon ns they
left tho car, an old man came in, aud
said: "I am a magistrate, and am
bound to keep the peuce; no ono
shall disturb you." Ho pretended
not to have seen tho affair, and
asked mo to point cut tho raen. I
did so, but ho protended that he
could not tell who I meant, and he
fooled about pretending not to find
them until the train started. No
ono would give mo their names. The
same spirit is eviuced hero by the
rebels. If anything happens to me,
look out for my wifo and child.
Your friend, R. C. DELARGE.
[ Charleston Mercury.
R. C. DeLarge denies the author?
ship of the above letter attributed to
Wliat Will the Democrats Del
It baa been tusked, "what will the
Democrats do if we help to place
them in power?" Tho qnestion is so
well and appropriately answered and
so satisfactorily summed up by Qen.
W. A Gorman, of Minnesota, in a
late speech, that wo insert the answer
If the Democracy get power in the
Government, they will reduce tho
tariff tax on all your tea, and what
you drink aud wear.
They will restore the Union, and
turn over nil the Southern States'
expenses to be paid by tho South
We will turn ont and abolish 10,
000 abolition Freedmen's Bureau
office-holders, and save millions of
dollars to tho people's pockets.
Wo will bid tho South support
themselves, and go to raising cotton
and sugar, and we will continue to
raise produce to feed them.
We will pay tho public debt in the
same curreucy we pay you and the
same you pay each other, and thus
save millions moro in the pockets of
If wo pay thc rich in gold, we will
pay you iu gold. If we pay you in
paper money, wo will pay plethoric
bond-holders in paper money.
We will enact laws to enable you
to buy your goods where you eau buy
cheapest, and sell where you can get
the best pri?e.
Wo will protect labor from the
encroachment of capital.
We will leave each fctute to govern
itself, limited only by tba Federal
Wo will reduce the army in the
South, and scud them to the plains to
protect tho frontier aud new routes
to the Far West.
Wo will rostore commerce, peace
and good will between the North and
Wo will reduce taxes, both State
We will lessen the office-holders,
and release you from taxation to sup?
We will enact laws inside and not
outside the Constitution.
We will rcstoro peace at home and
maintain your honor abroad.
We will inaugurate a day of mode?
ration, order and good will, instead
of bato and ill will, as now taught by
We will give equal rights to all,
aud grant exclusive privileges to none.
We will substitute calm statesman?
ship for mad Jacobinism.
We will make pets no longer of
negroes at tho expense of the whites,
nor force suffrage for them at the
expense and against tho will cf those
who have created and maintained
A Massachusetts paper, under tho
head of "Books and Magazines,"
contains the following: "A Worces?
ter cow has had seven calves in three
years. Lier last exploit was to have
'three at a lick' on Thursduy."
Tho Bar of Edgefield gave a com?
plimentary dinner to Chancellor Car?
roll, their former townsman, on Fri?
day last. Ex-Governor Bonham pre?
sided. A number of distinguished
lawyers graced the occasion with their
Mr. Colfax is going to Colorado
when Congress adjourns.
Wrappiug Pa :er and Twine.
AFULL supply of WHARFING PAPER.
Alio, Paper Twine, Cotton and Hemp
Twiuo. On hand ?iud tor salo hv
.Tuno 16 J. AT. R. AGNEW.
ASUPPLY OF NEW POTATOES, con?
stantly on hand and for salo bv
Juno 1G " J. ft T. R. AGNEW.
Golumbia Lodge No. 108, A.*. F.'. M.'.
A A REGULAR COMMUNICATION
^2^roi this Lodge xnjn be held THIS
/V\ (Tuesday) EVENING, at S o'clock,
at Masonic Hall. Ry order of the W. M.
Jane 10 J. C. 15. SMITH, Sec'y.
Independent Fire Engine Company.
_ THE REGULAR MONTHLY
-fc-V-tv MEETING of this Companvwill
jktJff^.held THIS (Tuesday) EVEN
?E921N?, at a o'clock, at their Hall.
Members will attend punctually. By or?
der. G. T. BERG, Secretary.
ON FRIDAY EVENING, 26th instant, at
8 I*. M., tbcr? will be an Oration de
livercd before tho Csariotfbphio Society by
tho Valedictory Orator, W. T. C. Bates,
of Oranpcburg. S. C.,'at tho Chapel Hall
of tho University. . All persons ara re?
spectfully invited to attend.
Ry order of tho'President. J. W. BAUN
WBLLI lt. LOVAT ERASER,
Juno Itt 1?
Dissolution of Copartnership.
THE Copartnership heretofore existing
between J. II. ALTEE and RICHARD
BARRY, was dissolved on tho 13th Ju.io,
18tt8, by mutual consent.
RICHARD BARRY assumes all liabili?
ties of the firm, and ho alone will use the
namo in tho settlement of its affairs.
J. IL ALTEE,
Juno 16 8
Washington st., next to Ilrcnnen db Carroll's.
RICHARD BARRY, - - Proprietor.
THE subscribers havo opened this estab?
lishment as a RESTAURANT, and will
furnish the best of everything in the way
of Wines, Liquors, Alo, Segars, Tobacco,
etc. LUNCH every day, at ll o'clock.
The patronage of their friends and thc
public is solicited. May 16
We have been requested to .state
that,'by request, Col. J. P. Thomas
.will deliver a lecture on Thursday
evening next, at half-past 8 o'clock,
in Carolina Hall, (lately Gibbes')
subject: "THE PAST OP SOUTH CARO?
LINA IN Aims AND DH ARTS, AND HEK
FUTURE CONSIDERED." The proceeds
of tho lecture to be placed in tho
bands of a committee of ladies for
a charitable purpose. Tickets of ad?
mission twenty-five cents each, to bo
had at the door.
DemoresCs Monthly, for July, has
como to hand, and is, as usual, filled
with what the ladies like-fashions,
choieo literature and music.
Tho Galaxy, for July, arrived yes?
terday, filled with interesting matter.
Messrs. Sheldon & Co., Nos. 198 and
500 Broadway, New York, are thc
An enormous green turtle will be
served up in extra fine stylo this
moruing, at Mr. Clendiniug's Ex?
change Restaurant, at ll o'clock. He
also has excellent hon lager always
on hand, for a pitcher of which the
"bone and muscle" of tho Phoenix
THR CAROLINA HOUSE.-By refe?
rence to our advertising columns, it
will be soon that Mr. Barry has con?
cluded to "go it alone." He will be
pleased to see all his old friends, now
that he is fully paepared to minister
to their thirsty wants, with anything
they may desire "on ice."
The Tribune thinks that the votes
of the Southern States will be about |
equally divided between the two par?
ties; and that the battle ground will
be in the States of Connecticut, New
York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and
Ohio. Tho electoral voto of Now
York is 33; Pennsylvania 26, and
The Charleston News makes a
strong bid for the new Legislature to
assemble iu Charleston. When it
speaks of tho "prevalence of chills
and fever" hero as calculated "to
inspire greater terror in the minds
of thc un ace! ima ted than thc ordinary
miasmatic diseases incidental to the
coast. This of Columbia, the heal?
thiest city in the State!
THE DILL AFFAIR.-We learn that
several colored men have been ar?
rested on the ground of complicity
iu tho killing of Dill. One of tho
parties is Vice-Presidont of tho Lea?
gue iu that section, and it is charged
that Dill's failure to redeem some
wild promises to these colored men,
led them to avenge their disappoint
meut upon his pei'son.
To THE RAILROADS RUNNING NoRTn.
Wo have been requested to inquire if
an arrangement could be made al?
lowing both delegates and other par?
ties desiring to attend the New York
Convention, to go and return for one
fare. Wo have reason to say that a
number of persons, with their fami?
lies, would bo apt to avail themselves
of the opportunity. This inquiry
comes from Abbeville District.
SCISSORS EDITORIAL.-We had but
to suggest to our friend, Mr. Agnew,
of tho excellent house of J. & T. R.
Agnew, that we needed a pair of
scissors editorial, when ho promptly
told us to select one. In return, we
have to say that, iu this establish?
ment, not ouly scissors, but almost
anything in tho line of hardware and
groceries, can be obtained. And wo
mention this to encourage others to
entitle themselves, also, to a first-rate
notico nt the hands of the local
MAIL ARRANGEMENTS.-The post
office opon during the week from 8J.j
a. m. to 7 p. m. On Sundays, from
4 to 5 p. m.
Tho Charleston and Western mails
are open for delivery at 4'? p. m., and
close ut 8jg p. m. Charleston night
mail open 8>? a. m., close 4>? p. m.
Northern-Open for delivery at
8>J a. m., closes at 2.45 p. m.
Groonville-Open for delivery 5,'tf
p. m., closes at 8},p. m.
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. -Special at
tent ion is called to the following ad?
vertisements, published for the first
time this morning:
Barry & Altee--Dissolution.
Independent F. E. Co.-Meotiug.
J. & T. R. Agnew-Potatoes, &c.