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that it will nut bu tu the best ??terosts
of the State.
Estimates of tho funds required
for the ensuing year, also for defi?
ciency for the past year, hare been
furnished the Comptroller-General.
No funds are aow ou hand for carry?
ing on the work and maintaining the
convicts, and it is with great difficul?
ty that we are onablod to get on
without money, aa merchants and
others are loth to supply us on u
Were fuuds supplied US, so that
cash payments might bo made, thc
work could bo carried on muoh moro
economically. Respectfully submit?
ted, THOMAS B. LEE, JR.,
Engiueer and Architect and Acting
Superintendant South Carolina Peni?
Major Lee's statement in reference
to transactions at the South Carolin*
Penitentiary, and concerning which
certain parties have testified. First,
in reference to certain iron sold to
the State by James Windsor, agent
of Major Lee:
This iron was purchased from Dr.
John Lynch, by me, the inoaoy was
paid him for it and T now hold his
receipt. The sworn statement of
James Windsor, that I purchased
this iron with some stone from Dr.
John Lynch, and paid him about
sixty dollars for them, is utterly and
absolutely false. It was not pur?
chased for the Stato, nor was it con?
templated to ase said iron in tho con?
struction of the Penitentiary. Some
time after this purchase was made by
mo, there arose au urgent demand iu
the construction of the Penitentiary,
for iron of tho kind I had on hand;
not knowing of nuy other lot of tho
same kind of iron, and the merchants
in Columbia not keeping on hand an
assortment of iron of this size, I in?
structed my assistant to weigh the
iron, make out the bill for it, put a
fair price on it and sell it for mc as
my agent. The price he put on it, I
then, and do now, consider as a fair
price, and not above its value. I
then considered it as iron of thc
very best quality, and caused it to bo
applied where only tho best refined
iron was admissible; and the usage
and teat to which it has been sub?
jected have fully confirmed my first
estimate of the valuo of this iron;
and I now affirm that this iron was
equally as valuable as the best new
refined ?round iron, and a largo por?
tion of it, on which the threads and
nuts were, (such threads aud nuts
being perfect, and were used for work
requiring them,) beiug of higher
value than was paid for it, (see price
circular of Charles lu Iocs, Balti?
more, where bolt ends uro quoted al
fourteen cents per pound.) The
threads and nuts on this iron wen
good as new, anti being used in worl
where such threads aud nuts wen
necessary, their value was greatei
than wa? paid for them. During thc
progress of the work, somo of this
iron was exchanged (pound foi
pound) for new f? round iron, foi
which about the samo price bad beet
paid to n merchant in Columbia
This fact can be substantiated ty
Messrs. Goldsmith & Kind, witl
whom tho exchango was effected.
In reference to certain hogs kep
at the Peuiteutitiry and carrieel away
and matters incident thereto:
I kept hogs at the Penitentiary
with the full knowledge and consen
of Governor Orr, and sent then
away when I saw proper. Accom
panying this, pienso find letter or
this subject from ex-Governor Orr
dated November 27, 1863. I pm
chased for myself, last year, fron
Mr. O'Hearne, three large aud thre
smull hogs. He delivered them t
mo on the Penitentiary lot, ami the
were penned hero uud fed on off.
from the kitchen. About Christmas
1867, I sent away ono of my sma
hogs and caused the other two to b
killed; of those two killed, tho guar
consumed ono and a portion of th
other-how much of tho other I ca.
not say exactly. A short time afti
this, one of my large hogs (very ft
and weighing upwards of 20
pounds) was killed at the same tim
with the hogs belonging to the Stat?
The fat from these hogs (mine an
those belonging to the State) wei
triutl inte> larti ali together; my he
should havo yielded about twent
pounds of hird. I claimed at tl
time from the store-keeper, au equiv
lent in value, for tho meat belongil]
to me, which was consumed by tl
guard about Christmas time, auel 1
had instructions to send me th
equivalent in lard and the trimmini
ol the mort. 1 have never receive
what I regarded as an equivalen
Two jars of lard, containing abo
twenty pounds each, (I have sin
frequently purchased lard in tl
same jars, and when full only twen
pounds wore in each,) were dcliveri
at my house by tho driver. I d
not see the driver when he del i ven
tho jars, but came in a short tin
after, and my attention was culled
tho lard by Mrs. Leo. I examini
if, and then remarked that 1 hud n
received enough. As to the stiusn
meat und other parts, 1 received b
a very nail portion. Tho sanea
meat [ carried to my house myst*
und would probably havo weigb
about four pounds. Had I recen?
t?n" seventy-two or soventy-ti
pounds, which one witness teatiii
that he weighed and saw delivered
the driver, J would not have g
more than un equi valen I rdrmeat fi
T ?shed by me for the guard. Afi
thia-that is, during the present year
ton hogs have been sent away by
me, viz: Five pigs from one of the
sows I bought from O'Henrne, two
sows I bought from O'Henrue, onesow
presented me by Dr. Taylor, two
Chester White pigs, nought from Mr.
Boyer, of Chester County, Pennsyl
Tania. These wero all my own pri?
About tho time that theso hogs wore
killed, I sent some hams and shoul?
ders to the Penitentiary, (I do not
remember now tho oxaot number,) to
bo smoked-this meat was returned
to my house.
In referenco to certaiu wheel-bar?
rows, shovols and picks shipped from
There were six whocl-barrows, H?X
shovels and six picks worn out, which
had been thrown usidc. They were
"n.fH fer usc, sad ?vero onieretl to be
sold. The store-keeper hud them re?
paired, so that they would answer a
short service, and delivered them to
tho parties to whom they were sold.
He omitted to charge them on his
books; os soon as such omission was
ascertained, it was corrected, and tho
parties ure now charged with the full
value of these articles.
In reference to the issuo of stores
to private parties:
To my kuowledge, no stores have
been issued to private parties, with?
out their being properly charged on
the books for thom; written and
verbal orders have both been given
to each and every officer having
charge of public property, to keep
au exact account of all issues to pri?
vate parties, in order that they might
be paid for. I have labored hard to
have these instructions carried out,
and believe I have generally succeed?
ed; yet I have reasons for believing
that my orders have been violated at
times, and parties have acted impro?
perly. I have more than ouco chuuged
tho officers having charge of stores,
and oven instituted legal proceedings
against another, for ucting improper?
ly. Neither verbal or written orders
have ever boen given by me, or auy
one else, who is authorized to use my
name, to any officer having charge
of public propel ty, to issuo to the
wagon-driver whatever he called for;
and any statement to tho contrary
is false, and those officers who have
dono so have acted improperly, and
on their own responsibility.
lu reference to work doue for pri?
Work has been and is now being
dono for private parties. The time
employed and material used, 1 be?
lieve, and have no reason to think
otherwise, is properly kept account
of by the different foremen, uud re?
turned to the clerk, so that the pro?
per charges may be made. I believe
tho clerk bas faithfully attended to
his duties, and tho State has and will
receive her just dues. Much more
private work might bo doue here, to
the pecuniary advantage of tho State,
wero fuuds provided to purchase tho
material to work on.
From the temporary nature of the
wall, or fence, around the yard, it is
absolutely necessary to keep a large
guard forco. Some of this force ar?
employed solely as a guard, while a
portie n of it, eucL as foremen and
workmen, aro as t. reserve guard in
case of au emergency requiring their
presence. Every employee is hired
with tho express understanding that
he is to co-operate with the regular
guard whenever called upon. In?
stances of tho value of this reserve
guard aro on record. See testimony
of Metz, where Cooper, carpenter,
re-captured escaping convict. Tho
presence of theso workmen is ol
more value to the State than thc
wages paid them, as tho work they dc
is of equal value to what the Slate
pays for their services, and their pre
seuce obviates tho necessity and ex?
pense of hiring a mau especially foi
a guard. It being thus necessary tc
bavo this extra guard, and it being
advantageous to employ mechanics,
it is highly important to always hav<
private or custom work on hand, sc
that tho time of theso mechanics cat
always be kept employed, when no
on the State work.
In reference to tho bills recoivabh
furnished me nt various times ti
carry on this work: Those bills wort
not curreut fuuds, and I was com
pelted to sell them in tho market foi
whatever they would bring. I mach
theso sales ut the highest murke
rates, and an examination of thi
account will show that I suceeedet
iu effecting sales often above th
market rates. These sales and ae
counts were carefully examined a
Mu encl of each month by one of th
Commissioners of the Penitentiary
(appointed to do so by resolution o
tho Board of Commissioners,) cm
his approval of them is endorsed 01
tho aeconuts for each mouth, and u(
i further issuo of funds would bo mad
to mo by tho Governor, without tb
written notification of this Cominis
sioncr thnt ho had examined my ac
counts and found thom correct,
now claim this approval of ray nc
counts made at tho end of encl
month, by an officer authorized b
Luv to cxurnit.e tho sumo, as a finn
discharge from them.
In conclusion, I have made over
effort to economizo tho funds of th
State and carry ou this work to th
best ad van tugo nud to the interest
of the public. The position I holi
is no sinecure. I have bad man;
difficulties to contend against. Ii
the discharge of my duties, I Imv
carefully and anxiously avoided doing
any one a wrong. I have sometimes
let what I regarded as faults or ne
gleot of duty, go unpunished, for
fear I might possibly do the parti? s a
wrong; notwithstanding I have made
many bitter enemies, who have been
unceasing in their efforts to injure
me; and this investigation now, baa
been brought about by representa
tions made from sheer malice and
envy. Anonymous communications
of dark insinuations aro only mado
by men who would stab you io tho
I now leave this mutter in your
hands, with a consciousness that I
have done my duty, and with the
hope that, in considering thc evi
deuco bofore you, you will give due
weight to that malice and ill feeling,
(though not written down, Lut I be?
lieve well known to you,) which cer?
tain persons who have testified, bear
My annual roport to the Governor
will bo ready in a few days, lt bas
been thus late delayed by this inves?
THOMAS B. LEE, Jit.,
Euginoer and Architect and Acting
Superintendent South Carolina Peni?
SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE, b. C. P.,
COLUMBIA. S. C., December 10, 18(58.
To J. C. JANNET, J. LEVIN, W. H.
Wino, Committee to investigate af?
fairs of the Penitentiary.
Destruction of tile City of Aluino*- |
Thousands ot Lives Lost.
Tho city of Alamos, situated in tho
Southern portion of Sonora, Mexico,
has beeu swept out of existeuee by a
visitation of uature-namely, a com
biued attack of two great furies,
wind ami water. The terrible eveut
occurred during the great sea storm,
lasting from tho 15th to the 18th
ultimo. Tho New York Herald pub?
lishes tho following ?letalis from a
On the 10tli it commenced to rain,
and ou the 16th a genuine ruin and
wind set in, lastiug until the 18th.
It seemed as if tho very flood-gates of
Heaven had opened, aud that a j
second deluge was upon the world.
Thc wind, too, roared with dreadful
fury, and all tho elements seemed
combined for soino dreadful carnage.
Wo little thought what was iu store
for our beautiful city. But soon the
talo was told aud tho destruction!
complete, or almost complete. The
storm lasted until late in tho evening
of tho 18th. During its continuance
it appeared as if no human beiug
could livo within its reach. Tho
Alamos river was swollen to a great
height, and in its wild, headlong
course, carried everything before it.
Houses were swept away like so many
straws, and whole blocks of buildings
were thrown down liko so many
trees. Tho wiud was no less terrible
tbau tho water. Houses were un?
roofed and blown to shatters; tiles
and like materials were scattered
through thc air like chuff, and strong
trees wero uprooted, us if they had
been corn-stalks. The best part of
the city is totally destroyed. About
tho only buildiugs saved, worthy of
mention, aro the mint, tho church,
aud tho old Stato College. These
stood on high grounds, and this ad?
vantage, with their solidity, saved
The loss of lifo has been quite
large. Sixty dead bodies have been
picked up. Some of them wero
mangled fearfully, and could scarcely
be recognized. Mauy of tho bodies
weie found milos down tho river.
Undoubtedly the number found will
be largely increased by other unfor?
tunate ones. I have written you
these few lines hurriedly, but do not
attempt to describe or explain this
most extraordinary phenomenon of a
seventy-two hours' whirlwind and
The ruined city of Alamos was the
Athens of North-western Mexico, or,
at least had that reputation. Its
women were reputed to be tho love?
liest and most intelligent throughout
the republic, and its citizens were
highly spoken of as contrasted with
those of other populations. There
was a great deal of wealth, refine?
ment and luxury among the better
classes. It was a sort of sanctified
Jerusalem, where tho proud Spanish
blood and brain held ascendancy und
would not bo poisoued with contact
with Indian and negro mixture.
Alamos, as a city, had fame before
thc great metropolis of Now York
was known. It is old among tho
many old towns of Mexico. Sur?
rounding it have been some of tho
richest mines in tho world, and from
which the city has had its chief sup?
port. At tho time of its destructiou
it contained a population of about
7,000 souls, though geographical dic?
tionaries pluce tho number at 10,000,
which is at least 3,000 too many.
Unhappily for its people, tho num?
ber is lessened through a terrible
misfortune, and tho "City of Pop?
lar Groves" has fallen to tho dust
(even as mau fulls) in its strength.
JAPAN.-The Mikado left Kioto on
tho 4th of November and pussed
through Yokohamu and Jeddo. It
was tho first occasion in twenty cen?
turies of a Mikado visiting distant
portions of his dominion, and great
enthusiasm greeted the procession.
Jeddo, which had boen nearly de?
serted, was repopulated and its
ruined palaces were rebuilt in honor
of the visit.
Tuesday M om inp:. December 29,1888
The Ctibnn situation.
The Madrid correspondent of tbe
London Times expresses confidently
the belief that the declamations of
the partisans of immedinto and un?
conditional emancipation in Spain,
havo produced some commotion
among the slave-holders of Cuba.
Others maintain thut the unwise po?
licy which Spain has pursued of go?
verning Cuba with the sole and sin?
gle idea of wringing from it as much
tribute as it could be made io yield,
and totally ignoring the native Cu?
bans in the distribution of official
patronage, hos led those disaffected
by these causes to avail themselves
of the revolution in Spain to striken
blow which might lead to a redress
of grievances, or possibly to inde?
pendence. Gen. Dulce, the newly
appointed Captain-General of Cuba,
has sailed from Cadiz for Havana,
with reinforcements, but he can hard?
ly arrive before tho middle of Jami-,
ary. Official announcement has been
made iu Madrid that tho election of
tho Cuban deputies to tho Cortes
will be held after his arrival; but un?
less tho revolution is crushed before
that time, it can scarcely bo pacified
by so tardy and inadequate a method
of redressing inequalities and wrongs.
Gen. Dulce, however, hus adminis?
tered the Government of Cuba be?
fore, with great acceptance to the
people as well as the Government,
and if any one, by personal popula?
rity, as well as proprietary interests
in the island, eau bring matters toan
amicable adjustment, he is the man.
lt is curious, that while Spain was
QOttiug up a revolution, Cuba should
go into tho same business on her own
aceouut, and it would be edifying to
know how Geu. Dulce eau condemn
tho Cubans for rebellion, when he
has just been committing the samo
crime at home. Or is it tho failure
in which the iuiquity of rebellion
consists? Another contradictory
thing is the sympathy manifested in
the United Slates for Cuba and at
the same time for Spain. The Balti?
more San declares that our hearts
appear to bc large enough to hold
both combatants, though possibly
before we go into hysterics over the
Cuba movement, it might bo well
enough to ascertain, in view of the
possibility of its being a revolt against
emancipation, whether wo are not
weeping on the wrong sido.
The Columbus Sun very properly
thinks "it is a curious way to cele?
brate Christ's natal day by getting
drunk and doing tho very opposito
to his teachings." We fully agree
with our cotemporary. It is a pity
that we Americans cannot find some
way of general rejoicing without the
aid of whiskey. It is a very bad
habit to say tho least of it. Perhaps,
though, we aro such a matter-of-fact,
dollar-hunting people, that it re?
quires au artificial stimulant to ele?
vate us above the atmosphere of cot?
ton and dry goods.
THE GENERAL AMNESTY.-Speaking
of President Johnson's Christmas
proclamation of general amnesty, the
New York Herald says:
"This present proclamation re?
stores to Davis and company all their
rights, privileges and immunities
under the Constitution and laws of
the United States, but this does not
restoro these men to their status as
citizens in full communion. The
constitutional amendment fourteen,
section three, debars from any civil
or military office under tho United
States, or any State, any man who,
after having taken an oath as a civil
or military officer of tho United
States, or as a civil officer of any
State, to support tho United States
Constitution, shall havo participated
ia rebellion against the same, or given
aid and comfort to tho enemy; 'but
Congress may, by a vole of two
thirds of each house, remove such
disability.' The President's full and
unconditional pardon, therefore,
only restores tho leaders of tho re?
bellion to their rights as private citi?
zens; for they can only be restored
to tho right to hold au offico of any
sort, civil or military, Stato or na?
tional, by a two-thirds vote of each
house of CongreK'j. And section five
of said amendment says that Con?
gress shall have power to enforce its
provisions by appropriate legislation.
Not oven the Union Leagues, then,
eau reasonably object to this sweep?
ing amnesty proclamation, and wo
doubt not thut the general publie
judgment coucerniugit will be that it
iu a good thing."
POCKET Di ABIES.- Wo are indebted
to Messrs. Duffle & Chapman and
Bryan & MeCarter for neatly bound
pocket diaries for 1869. Thoy have
different styles of these useful memo?
CHRISTMAS TREE AT THE BAPTIST
CHURCH.-Mcssrp. M. E. Cooper, D.
Jones and others connected with tho
Baptist Sunday School, prepared a
Christmas tree, uud on Friday last,
a crowd of highly elated little mor?
tals inspected the wonder/id tree,
and obtained samples of tho fruit it
Carolina Hall was tastefully deco?
rated Inst night, uud a goodly num?
ber of the wives and sweethearts of
the soldiers attached to tho garrison
at this post, whiled away soveral hours
"tripping the light fantastic toe."
Tho music-furnished by tho 8th
Infantry baud, uuder tho leadership
of Mr. Kenstler-was most excellent.
CHRISTMAS DINNERS FOR THE POOR.
-Our Mayor and Council, ever
mindful of tho wants aud pleasures
of those who, unfortunately, are de?
pendent upon tho public for a support,
determined to give thc occupants of
the Poor House and tho Freedmen's
Hospital a Christmas diuner. A
subscription was taken up among the
members of tim Board, and a liberal
amount iu cash contributed; u call
was then mado upon the butchers
and the occupants of stalls in thc
market, every one of whom-white
as well as colored-responded freely
and promptly, with meat, fowls and
vegetables. A committee was up
j poiuted, superintended by thc Mayor,
the necessary preparations made,
and about 2 o'clock, on the 25th,
everything was declared ready, and
the tables were soon lilied by a largo
number of aged, sick and infirm in?
dividuals, of both sexes, whose hearts
were made glad, by this substantial
evidenco of good feeling from theil
moro fortunato fellow-citizens. It
J was quito n journey from the one
point to tim other-tho Freedmen's
Hospital being at ouo extremity ol
the city and the Poor House at thc
other-but many persons visited tlu
I two, and by pleasant words aud ki at
greetings, still further gratified tin
participants in this truly charitable
demonstration. The affair will lonr.
bo remembered with pleasure ty
those who were present.
Tho property disposed of 3*ester
day, brought fair prices, considering
the times. There was cousiderabh
competition. The following aro tin
principal sales: Tho "Kinsler's Hall'
lot, comer of Richardson aud Taylo
streets, containing one*fourth of ai
acre, was bought by Mr. G. Dicrcks
at $7,200. Tho Kinsler briek-yan
property was bought by Governo
Sprngue, of Rhode Islaud, for $22,
250. Tho Kinsler "homestead" lol
in Cotton Town, 2% acres, S4.20?
The "oid homestead," on Richardso
street, near Blanding, brought $2,
500. Several lots below the Colleg
brought sums, varying from $120 I
$.'100 per acre. We understand thr
Gov. Scott and several other partie
have purchased, at good prices, sev<
ral lots along the canal, with tho ii
tention of erecting manufactorici
Let tho good work go on. Columbi
will, in a few years, wo sincerely bi
lieve, be one of the principal maur
faotnricg towns in tho South. SI
has mauy facilities-tho principi
being railroad communication i
half a dozon diff?rent directions, b
sides unequalled water power.
FAST AND CHEAP PRINTINO.-V\
have just added a fast card press
the Degenor ct Weiler patent-to th
machinery of the Phtrnix office; ai:
havo also madcadditious toourstoc
of fancy type, cards, paper, et
Persons in waut of any styles i
book and job printing, aro invited I
call aud examino samples and price
Cards printed at shortest notice, at
at prices varying from $3 to $10 pi
MAIL ARRANGEMENTS. -The pc
office opon during tho week from 8
a. m. to 6 p. m. On Sundays, fro
4 to 5 p. m.
Tho Charleston and Western mai
aro opon for delivery at 5 p. m., ai
close at %% p. m. Charleston nig
mail open H\<? a. m., dose A\% p. m
Northern-Open for delivory
8>2 a. m., closes at 2.45 p. m.
Greenville-Open for delivery
p. m., doses at H'-?.j p. m.
CASH.-Oar terms are strictly cash.
If an advertisement is to bo inserted,
hand over the money; if a paper is
subscribed for, tho money must ac?
company the order-otherwise no
attention will be paid to them. This
is a rule which will be adhered to.
Tho Northern papers are full of
learned articles of prodigious length
upou "the wants of the South."
How insufferable tho vauity which
prompts a few Northern travelers to
suppose themselves better informed
upon the economy of tho South than
its own people. Pride, we are told,
1 over has its fuli; how long will it be
I before this arrogance and assumption
moet with their just deserts?
It should bo romemoercd that the
timo within which persons desiring to
go into voluntary bankruptcy, with?
out paying fifty cents on tho dollar,
may commence proceedings, extends
only to tho 1st of January next.
There is a Hebrew word whioh just
fills a vacant space in the English
language, and ought to bo adopted.
It is sheln/eil, nud signifies one of
those fussy fellows who is always
making a great show of doing some?
thing, and never does anything.
IMPORTANT TO THE BAU-TRANSFER
OF CIRCUITS.-For tho information of
tho members of the bar, we publish
tho followiug order which has recently
boen made by Judge Moses, in re?
ference to tho circuits:
For causes deemed sufficient why
Judge Green, of the Third Circuit,
and Judge Rutland, of tho Fourth
Circuit, should be respectfully trans?
ferred from ono of the courts of their
circuits, at the approaching term, it
is ordered, for tho purpose of carry?
ing ont the arrangements necessary
therefor, that Judge Green hold tho
Circuit Court for Kershaw County,
beginning on the first Monday in
January next-that Judge Boozer
hold the Circuit Court for Sumter
County, beginning on tho first Mon?
day in January next-that Judge
Boozer hold tho Circuit Court for
Fairfield County, beginning on the
second Monday in March next, and
that Judge Rutland bold tho Circuit
Court for Newberry County, begin?
ning on the first Monday iu March
next. In all other respects the said
judges, ns to the courts of their cir?
cuits will conform to the regulations
now, by law, prescribed. It is fur?
ther ordered that tho clerk of the
Supreme Court do forthwith trans?
mit a copy of this order to each of
tho judges above named, who will
respectively canso it to bo eutered in
tho inmutes of the courts which thoy
are hereby nssigued to hold.
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. -Special at
tcntion is called to the following ad?
vertisements, published for the first
time this morning:
D. C. Peixotto & Son-Auction.
Alpha-Wants a Bed-Room.
C. H. Baldwin-Potatoes, Flour.
D. B. Miller-Brick for Sale.
John A. Smith-To Rent.
Campbell & Jones-Golden Drip.
Russia is vigorously and relent?
lessly crushing out everything in Po?
land that marks its nationality.
Mauy young Polish oonples who
would not submit to a Russian mar?
riage service havo been secretly mar?
ried at So?pol, b> a smith, who,
uutil recently, did a very good busi?
ness. The Russian authorities found
him out, and seut him to Siberia.
The marriages made by him were
declared illegal, and tho unlucky
young husbands have been enrolled
in the army. Even baptism must be
dono ala Russe. The peasants think
there is no saving efficacy in thia,
and the Christian ceremony is'?often
performed at the very pointjBpWte
bayonet. The Catholic iuhaouaots
aro in some districts escorted to
church by soldiers and polio?officers,
so resolutely do they resist the intro?
duction of the Russian language and
semi-Greek services into their churob
A SHOUT AND CHEAP TRIP.- -When
tho railway across the continent of
America is completed, there will be
constant conveyance by means of
railways and mail packets for passen?
gers desiring to travel round thc
world. The grand tour will be 22.000
mile? in length, and will cost SI,500,
and will be accomplished in aboul
eighty days. Tho "American tonrial
will be able to visit England, Japan,
Chitin, Ceylon and Egypt. He wil
cross the Atlantic, North Pacifie anti
Indian oceans, the Red and M?diter
ranean sens, the continent of Ameri
ca and the delta of Egypt. Ho wil
be able to sail tho beginning of May,
and to arrive home again about the
middle of July.
An encounter took place at St.
Joseph, Missouri, on tho 23d, be?
tween Hon. J. E. Early, a prominent
lawyer, and Col T. A. Green, also e
lawyer, iu which Mr. Early was shot
and killed. Tho affair grew ont ol
au articlo published in tho Ifcralc
yesterday, reflecting upon Green ase
lawyer, whioh Green suppoaod Earlj
to be tho author of.