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LONDON. September 6.-The rinder
pest has appeared among the Yorkshire
GENEVA, September 6.-xhe board of
arbitration met at noon to day, and re?
mained ia session until 3.80 o'clock, con?
cluding finally all the business requiring
deliberation. The court adjourned till
Monday, to give time for the draughting,
revising and translating of offload copies
of judgments rendered.
LONDON, September 6.-By the explo?
sion of powder mills at Hounslow, to?
day, four persons were killed and seve?
ral injured. .
CHARLESTON, September 6.-Arrived
steamship Merced ita, Boston.
SYBAOOSB, September 6.-Tho two
Conventions adopted harmonious resolu?
tions, met in joint session and adjourned
aine die. Among the resolutions, are
the following: The condition of the
country is such as to demand the sacri?
fice of past prejudices; the tone of the
Administration has been lowered; the
civil service has grown corrupt; the
military power is too readily resorted to;
the bureaus at Washington have become
courters of favoritism and jobbery, and
the Southern States, under a sytitem ol
military repression and diotatiou, have
been subjected to robbery and waste,
whioh have already imposed upon them
nearly $400,000,000 of debt-depressing
industry, hindering immigration, ano
by destroying their credit, exposing th<
country to Bhame and tho contagion ol
MISHA WAKA, IND., September 6.-Th?
business portion of the town was bornee
MANSFIELD, September 6.-? colli
sion occurred between an exonrsion ant
the regular express trains. Five person
were killed and twenty-eight wounded
no Southerners in the list, except Beool
Harris, of Louisville, Ey., killed.
Nnw YORK, September 6.-The Worlt
has published ? letter from Mantoi
Marble, ridiculing the reports of his de
dining health. ,
The committee to inform O'Oonor o
his nomination, will meet him on Tuee
day. He stated to a reporter, yesterday
that he considered office-seeking one o
the evils of the day, and he bad made u]
his mind not to go into that business.
The Herald, World and Tribune thin!
the State ticket a very good one. Th
Times is confident it will be badly beater
thinks the nomination of Eernan an
Depew particularly weak.
Father Burke, sent from Rome as tb
"Visitor-General of the Dominican ord?
in America, lies here at ,the point c
BALTIMORE, MD., September 6.-Tb
sohooner McGee, with three passengei
and twenty-seven of the crew of tl
steamer Bienville, reuectly burned i
aea, arrived at this port this morning.
MILWAUKEE, September 6.-A butch)
camed Reokert split his wife's bead ope
with an axe this forenoon. He WOB a
WASHINGTON, September 6. - Ti
steamer Kansas arrived at Halifax, fi
teen days from Key West. All well.
Probabilities-Rising barometer, wit
Northerly to Westerly winds and ole?
weather, will prevail over. the Nortl
west on Saturday, and extend Eastwai
over the upper lake region and to tl
Ohio Valley by or on Saturday evenin
Southerly winds and generally ole
weather from the Gulf to Tennessee ai
for the South Atlantic States; Sout
easterly winds from New England
South-westerly over the Middle State
with increasing cloudiness, and wi
probably areas of rain and brisk Sout
arly winds over the lower lake regio
The temperature will continue risii
over the New England and Middle Stat*
Nate YORK, September 6-Evening.
John Strothman, last night, beat 1
wife terribly, and ooncluded by smaahi
a kerosene lamp on her head, whioh <
ploded, burning her fatally. He was i
Wm. J.. Aiken, burglar police offio
was sentenced to-day os folioWB: For c
case of grand larceny, five years in t
State prison; another case of grand 1
cony, five years; and for attempted b
glory in the first degree, ten years; mt
ing twenty years in all.
BUFFALO, September 6.-Morris:
was hung at noon, for the murder of
mother, last Jane. .
Financial and Commercial.
COLUMBIA, 8. C., September 6 -Sa
of ootton to-day 100 bales-midd!
LONDON, September 6-Noon.-C
eols 92%. New 53 89%. Weather
vorab le for crops.
PARIS, September 6.- Specie decres
over 8,000,000 francs. Rentes 55f. E
LIVERPOOL, September 6-3 P. M
Cotton opened steady and is now qa ie
uplands 10%@10}?; Orleans 10)6; si
of the week 105,000 bales; export 14,(
sp?culation 13,000; stook889,000, wh<
of American is 196.000; receipts 36,(
whereof American is 7,000; actual
ports 10,000; ootton afloat 29,000, wb
of American is 8,000.
LIVERPOOL, September 6-Evenio)
Cotton closed unchanged. Yarns
fabrics dall and with a downward
Nsw YORK, September G-Noo
Ootton firm-uplands 22??; Orb
22%; sales 822 bales. Floor quiet
heavy. Wheat dull and declining. C
declining. Pork quiet, at 14.12@14
Lard steady-steam 8%@9%. Frei
Arn. Stocka firmer. Money easy
4- Gold steady, at 18%. Exohanj
long 8%; short 9%. Governments
bot steady. State bonds quiet.
7 P. M.-Ootton firm; sales 2
bales-uplands 22%; Orleans 2
Floor inaotiver and lower-comme
7.60(^9.75; good to ob
email@example.com. Whiskey quiet, at 91
91%. Wheat l@2o. lower; ad vant
freights checke export; the deolin
flour has driven millers out of the
ket-winter red Western 1.50@
Gora s shade lower. Rioe steady. Pork
dall, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Lard unchanged.
Freights firmer. Sale? of fatares to-day
11,600 halos: September 20#, 20%; Oc?
tober 19%, 19 13-16; November 19 9 16,
19%; December 19%, 19%; January 20;
February 20 ll 16; Maroh 21 1-16,
21%. Money 4@5. Slerliog 8%@8%.
Gold 12%@12%. Booda weak and %@
%o. off. States heavy and prioea un?
Cus OINK ATI, September 6.-Flour in
fair demand and firm, at email@example.com.
Oom steady, at 45. Pork nominally
13.50. Lard in fair demand and firm;
offerings light-Bummer 8%; kettle 9.
Bacon in fair demand and firm-shoul?
ders 7%@7%; clear rib sides 10; olear
sides loy,. Whiskey in good demand,
LOUISVILLE, September 6.-Tobacco
active and firm; sales of 60 hogsheads.
Flour active-extra family 6.25(2)7.00.
Cora 56@58. Provisions in fair demand
and easy. Mess pork 13.75. Baoon
shonlders 7%; olear rib sides 10 }?\ olear
sides ll, packed. L?rd 9%@10%; or?
der lots %o. high?. Whiskey firm, at 91.
BALTIMORE, September 6.-Flour
quiet. Wheat quiet and firm. Corn
white 65@68; yellow 64@65. Oats dull.
Provisions quiet and weak. Mess pork
14 75. Whiskey 94%. Ootton firm
middling 22; receipts 8 bales; sales 76;
stock 486; weekly receipts 231; salea 488.
SAVANNAH, September 6.-Ootton
active and in good demand-middling
19%; receipts 629 bales; sales 317; stock
1,556; weekly receipts 2,784; sales 1,287.
PHILADELPHIA, September 6.-Ootton
firm-middling 22%; weekly receipts
BOSTON, September 6.-Cotton firm
middling 22%@22%; receipts 444 bales;
sales 500; stook 7,000; weeklr receipts
1,608; sales 2,800.
GALVESTON, September 6.-Cotton
firm-good ordinary 17%@17%; receipts
1,533 bales; sales 1.0U0; atook 8,504;
weekly receipts 4,647; sales 2,116.
WILMINGTON, September 6.-Cotton
quiet-middling 19; receipts 92 bales;
sales 22; stock 148; weekly receipts 32;
AUGUSTA, September 6.-Ootton quiet
-middling 19%; receipts 317 bales; sales
800; stook 1,225; weekly receipts 985;
NORFOLK, September 6.-Cottou quiet
-low middling 19%; receipts 120 bales;
sales 25; stock 439; weekly receipts 806;
MOBILE, September 6.-Cotton-mid?
dling 20; receipts204 bales; sales5; stook
1,496; weekly receipts 701; sales 700.
NEW ORLEANS, September G.-Cutton
firm-middling 21; receipts 976 bales;
sales 450; stook 9,983; weekly receipts
4,241; Bales 3,800.
CHARLESTON, September 6.-Cotton
firm-middling 19)6; receipts 5GS bales;
saloa 300; stook 3,497; weekly receipts
1.905; sales 2,200.
WHOLESALE PRICES CUltltENT.
CORRECTED WEEKLY DY THE BOARD OF TRADE.
APPLES,*Jba.l uutujlou lUuLAbULa^uun^j^ju
HAUHINU.I?<t?23 NewOrl'ns 72?'J0
BALS HOPE, Ma.22(a)i4 Sugar H'ee.. 33(440
N.Y.orWesWIb 7@10 NAILS,$? Keg6 00?7 50
BUTTER,North. 35@40 ONIONS.^ bu200@240
Country,^ lb.20@25 Om,Kerosene, 35@45
BACON. Hams. 17?20 Machinery..76(^1 00
Sides, ti) tt>.. 10@12 SPECIE, Gold oil Kl
Shoulders.8@9? Silver. f<Jl(G
CANDLES,Sperm40@5u POTAT'S, Iri*2 00@2 40
Adamantinolf>17@19| Sweet,hus 1 50fri2 UO
COTTON YABN1G0@1 75 BICE, Carolina E> ?(s)10
COTTON. StctM, ...20 BuoT.^bag. 275@8 00
Middling.18.J SALT.Livorp.l 90(0200
Low MidPg.1? SOAP, ^tt,.5@10
Good Orduy,_17-i dPiniTs, Alcohol, (,'1600
Ordinary .17 Brandy . .4 00? 12 00
CHEESE, E.D.?. 17@35 Oin.1 60?G 00
ifaotory.10@20 Bum.1 (JO<5?7 00
GoFFEE,Bio,$5b23@25 Whiskey.. .135@6 00
Laguayra... .25@30!"8OQAB, Crua&P.15@16
FLOOR.Co. 800@1100 STABOH, ^Ib... 8*?IO
Northern. 800?12 00 TEA,Qreon ttl 00@260
GRAIN, Corn 1 00@110 Black,.... 10060110
Wheat-2 00@2 50 TOBACCO, Ohw.45@l 00
Oats.75(300 Bmokinp,lb..60@? 00
Peas.1 25@1 50 VINEOAB, Wine,.50@60
BAT, North, 2 25@2 50 French.@1C0
HIDES,Dry, $}ftl8@17 WINE, Cham... .20@31
Green.@b Port, ?gal300@5 00
LAUD, lb.11J@14 8herry.... 250@7 80
LIME, y bbl. 2 25frs2 40 Madeira.. .2 50(37 05
Prof. S. A. King, the aeronaut, ac?
companied by Mr. Soheffer, signal ob?
server from Washington, made a balloon
accent yesterday evening, from Roches?
ter, for the United States Signal Service.
After ascending 6.000 feet, and taking
156 observations, the travelers landed
the balloon safely, twenty minutes pust
6 P. M., about two miles from East
A snake with ten rattles bit a negro
woman while plowing in the field in Ma?
con County, Ala. When discovered, the
woman was dead, her body lying upon
the snake, whose fangs were fastened se?
curely to her breast.
A New York justice told a witness:
"Young man, if you speak in that way
again, this oourt will forget its dignity
and punch you in the snoot."
It is now claimed that the architect of
the great "Chinese wall" was a woman ;
bot a woman wouldn't do anything to
keep men ont in that way.
Stealing is beooming a science in Lo?
ray, Va. A few days Binoe, a negro man
sold a gentleman a load of hay and that
night stole it baok.
A fastidious Alabama boy shot his
father because the latter didn't purchase
him aa good a pair of boots as he
Here is the heading of one of the Can?
ton (Miss.) papers, introducing a sensa?
tional article: "A carousal, an epistle, a
cowhide, a pistol and a skedaddle."
Quean Victoria has given Miss Nellie
Grant her portrait set in precious
A Vicksburg (Miss.) man shot another
through the head, killing him instantly,
all for a oow.
Blanton Duncan is going to print a
new evening paper in Louisville, en?
titled the True Democrat.
Bev. Mr. Browne, who killed a boy in
Cincinnati lately, is said tb be dying.
A Western college offors a prize for
- *?WPC-1-. ?. :
ANDKRSONVILLB.-The honorable Se?
nator Motton, who makes up in spile
what he lacks in invention, and conti?
nually revamps the tawdy shredB and
thread-bare patches of old calumnioe,
with the royal purple hues of bis ever
fresh and ever-flowing malignity, de?
clares that Mr. Greeley must bo defeated
because be went bail for Jefferson Davis,
for the reason that Jefferson Davis had
done things that placed him "outside
the pale of humanity." Said Mr. Mor?
"When the men of Indiana and of
other States, who had been captured
upon the field of battle, were languish?
ing and dying in rebel prisons-in Cas?
tle Thunder, Belle Isle, in the oity of
Richmond, in view of the window of the
Jefferson Davis mansion, almost within
a stone's throw-dying from starvation,
perishing from disease, and nakedness,
and neglect; suffering tortores and inhu?
manities that have not been excelled;
that have not been equaled in oivil life;
Davis, with a fall knowledge of this,
having it in his power to remedy it,
turned from them with indifference, and
suffered the men of Indiana aud other
Stutes to die like rotteu sheep. And
they did die, and their bones lie buried
?it Richmond, at Andersonville, and
other prison-pens in the South. * * *
He was responsible for it; he knew abont
it; he could oot help knowing it; and
yet, knowing it, and with tho ability to
prevent this suffering and this death, he
permitted it to go oin and is just at
mnoh responsible for the the murder ol
those men as if he had taken the knife
into his own hands and plunged it inte
their bosoms. * * * And yet this it
the mau, this the moral monster, whos<
like cannot be found in the pages of mo
dern history, that Mr. Greeley rashec
from New York to Richmond to have tb?
privilege of going apon his bondi"
Now, without waiting for any one t<
riso and explain if this ie a sample o
the way the Administration orators pro
pose to clasp hands across the blood;
chasm, or if such speeches as this are i
fair interpretation of what they under
stand by letting us have peaoe, we di
propose to examine briefly the specif!
charges made in this infamous appeal t
burnt-out passions. The Senator luys i
down (1) that Greeley went out of hi
way to go bail for a "moral monster;
(2) that Jefferson Davis is a "mort
mousier," because he is responsible fe
tbe sufferings endured by our prisonei
in the South.
We are willing to accept the tnsjc
premises of this double proposition
that he in a "moral monster" who wi
responsible for this state of thing:
There were two persons responsible fe
thesis awful and prolonged suffering:
but neither of these two was Jefferso
Davis. One of them is a mau who
dead and has gone to his account, an
whose name is called Edwin M.Stantoi
The other is Ulysses S. Grant, Preside!
of the United States, and aspirant for
second term. This is history, in spite <
Dr. Lieber's garbling hands. This
history, in spite of B. F. Butler's dear
purchased silence. This is history, at
it will one day be written and record?
and universally known for such, in spi
of doctored Confederate records, and
all the forays made upon the War D
partment arohives by Leet and Badoau
The exchange of prisoners ceased tl
hour that Grant became General-i
Chief. His avowed motive was that I
could better afford to fill his army wi
green recruits, and let his captured mi
lie rotting, than, by an exohunge, repl
nish the Confederate ranks with train
veterans. It was good policy, porhar
but it was policy that murdered our a
happy prisoners. The rebels offered a:
sort of terms of exchange. They so
they bad no bread nor meat for tin
owu troops, much less for their aaptivi
They agreed to exchange the negroi
They submitted to deal with Bat!
They consented to waive their claims
account of paroled men. They begg
for an exchange. They demanded it i
meroy's sake and humanity's. Tb
cast formality and punctilio to the wi m
and only enid: "Your men are dying
our hands; for God's sake and for pit
sake, help us to relieve them I" But i
Stanton feared that the coils of the ai
oonda would be relaxed if the hand
mercy were permitted to touch one
his scaly folds, and the implacable Gn
sat and smoked, determined that Ec
army should not be reinforced, thou
the shrieks of Andersonville and Sa
bury mounted to Heaven.
It was good policy, and it was pol
that won in the end. But it was crt
hard policy, aud perhaps deserves to
considered the work of a "moral mc
ter." It was work that nearly dr
kinder-hearted men mad. It made I
coln weep, and deepened the melanob
lines in that sorrow-furrowed face,
racked Horace Greeley's heart till
cried aloud "This must be stopped. '
nation is dying-is bleeding to deal
It even wakened a suspicious ininti
of romorse ia Butler's brazen cheek,
caused him, writhing, to publicly
nounoe that ho was not pursuing
own polioy, but that of his superi
But Grant never paused, nor hesita
nor faltered, nor turned aside. It
cost him 90,000 men to maroh from
Bapidan to Petersburg; should he i
the siege of that city because 36,
more were in danger of starving?
ver. "And they did die, and their b<
lie buried at Richmond, at Ander
ville, and other prison-pens in
South." They died, says Mr. Mor
that a "moral monster's" polioy m
be carried out. So be it-but that ni
monster was not Jefferson Davis, w
Horace Greeley bailed, but Ulysse;
Grant, whom Horace Greeley opposi
i Washington Pairi
FATAL DROWNING ACCIDENT.
Tuesday morning, Capt. Antoine Se
of the sloop Julia, plying on Co
River, fell overboard from the deo
his vessel, while opposite Straw!
Ferry, and before aid could reach
he was drowned, - Charleston News.
? FEARFUL STORY.-Old Hoger Mccor?
mack, an eccentric and notorious charac?
ter, has just been found dead on his
farm, near New Bruaswick, New Jersey,
ander extraordinary circumstances. Fif?
teen years ago he wus a prosperous ship?
ping merchant in Philadelphia, having
his country neat neur Now Brunswick,
where he went every week, und where
bis wife end daughter Alice, a beautiful
girl of seventeen, lived. During the
summer of 1860, Mrs. MoCormaok died
very snddeuly and mysteriously, and
soon after Alioe became engaged to a
yoong and wealthy merchant, of Phila?
delphia. For some inexplicable reason
he broke the engagement, uud snddeuly
went to South America. A few days
after, Alioe was found in hor chamber,
with her throat out from eur to ear. Tho
tragedy created the greatest sensation at
the time, and the house was visited by
handreds of people from tho surround?
ing districts. Many openly said that the
poor girl had been murdered, and pro?
posed to have a more rigid examination
as to the cause of her death, but the ex?
citement dually died away, nud the oc?
currence was forgotten. McCormuok
seemed bowed down with grief, but came
and went for a year or HO, und then
almost entirely abandoned his usual resi?
dence, whioh was declared to be haunt?
ed. Superstitious rustics declared they
had aeon, again and again, the ghost of
Alice, and had heard screams und awful
groans from the unoccupied residence.
About tho 1st of July, McOormack
and a masculine compuciou returned to
the houso with u supply of provisions.
A few weeks since McCormick's compa?
nion wont away, and McCormack him?
self was not seen again by uny of the
neighbors, who, wondering what hud
become of him, broke into tho house a
day or two ago, and discovered to tboir
horror, lying at full length upon a cot,
tbe body of Mr. Mccormack, partiully
decomposed, while portions of the arms
aud limbs were found frightfully muti?
lated by rats and other vermin. The
coroner held an inquest, und huviug
found that death hud resulted from na?
tural causes, the last of the McCormack
family was interred on tho farm. The
contents of a box were examined und
letters found, signed by Joseph Mallory,
Alice's lover, dated Aspinwull, October
15, 1861, addressed to Miss Alice McCor?
mack. He wrote that hu hud broken his
marriage engagement with her upon the
confession of her own parent, who,
through remorse, hud divulged that, in
case he (Mallory) married bis daughter,
he would wed a seduced girl, aud that
the cause of her misfortune was her own
father. Tbe letter expressed the utmost
tenderness for Alice, aud closed by bid?
ding ber farewell, us bo never expected
to see her or be a happy man again.
ORGANIZATION OF TUE BANK.-A meet?
ing of citizens of thia County was held
ut the town hall, on Saturday, 21st Au?
gust, 1872, for the purpose of organizing
a national bank, to be located at this
place. Stock to the requisite amoant
having been subscribed, the articles of
association were signed. The Durne of
the "Merchants' and Planters' Bank of
Union, South Carolina," was adopted as I
the name and title of the association,
with a cupitul stock of $60,000, and with
leave to increase tbe sume to any sam
not exceeding $250,000.
Tbe bank was then organized by the
election of the following Directors: Wm.
Munro, B. D. Culp, Joniah Foster, T. B.
Jeter, H. L. Goss, A. H. Foster, F. M.
Farr, W. C. Harris, Wm. Jeffries.
It wus resolved that the entire capital
stock be paid in on or before tbe first
day of November next.
At a meeting of the Directors of the
bank, the following officers were elected:
President, Wm. Munro; Vice-President,
Thomas B. Jeter; Cushier, E. R. Wal?
lace. Finance Committee-The Presi?
dent, W. C. Harris, H. L. Goss und A.
H. Foster.- Union Times.
THE MEETING OFTHR EMPERORS.-Tho
meeting of the Emperors of Germany,
Russia und Austria, nt Berlin, causes a
good deul of speculation in the Euro?
pean prints. Some aro disposed to look
upon it us merely an occasiou of social
intercourse and enjoyment, which kings
crave as mach as other men, while others
assign to it a deep political significance.
Some of these consider that it is Bis?
marck's answer to the successful French
loon, and means that the 5,000,000 of
troops at the command of tho three em?
perors will be employed to compel
France to accept the situation us dictated
by tbe terms of peuce with Germany.
On the other hand, it is stated that Rus?
sia has, by telegraph, disclaimed any
purpose unfriendly to France. England
has not been invited to take part in the
conference, and the King of Italy,
though invited, has deolined. It is con?
jectured that Victor Emanuel may de?
sire not to givo offence to France, which
is giving such notable signs of recupera?
tion. Whether the republican forms
France has adopted may causo appre?
hension to the European monarchies, is
cot stated. Possibly, judging from past
experience, they may expect these to be
of brief duration. At the same time
they have shown more vitality than waa
anticipated, and their permanent estab?
lishment would bo a menace to every
throne in Europe.
The Cathedral of Canterbury, the par?
tial burning of whioh was mentioned by
cable despatches, was built in 1130. It
has been restored and beautified during
the present oentury. The celebrated
Archbishop, Thomas a Beoket, was as?
sassinated before tho high altar in 1170,
it ia alleged by minions of Henry II, on
account of differences of opinion. The
town of Canterbury existed in the time
of the Romans. It was the capital of
tbe Saxon Kingdom of Kent, and it was
here that Augustine baptized Athelbert
and 10,000 of bis Saxons. The princi?
pal celebrity of the place is derived from
its historical associations, and from its
being the metropolitan see of all Eng?
A YOUNO WOMAN DRIVEN MAD DY DE?
SERTION-LEAPING INTO THE WHIRLPOOL.
Ou Monday, August 19, a yoong lady,
dressed in deep black, with a heavy veil
over hnr tuce, registered at the Mont
E.igto Hotel, Suspension Bridge, SB Miss
J. Booth, ?Stmttord, Conneotiout. On
her arrival ?ho iuquired if there were
any letters or telegrums for her. Re?
ceiving a uegutive reply, she sought her
room with leura in her eyes, remarking,
"Ho eau not have deserted mel" The
lady remained ut the bridge until last
Suuday eveniug, scarcely able to leave
her room, excepting au occasional walk
to Whirlpool, where she was noticed by
? the "employer" to sit hour after boar
communing with her own thoughts, un?
conscious of aught oise.
Last Hominy eveniug, aftor being sup?
plied with writing materials, she left the
hotel and was seen going in the direc?
tion of the Whirlpool, since which time
there han been no tidings of her, and it
is feared that while laboring under some
mental uuguish sho threw herself into
the river a few rods below the bridge.
Their fears were strengthened this morn?
ing, when it became known that Dr.
Guarios Mathews, of Philadelphia, had
picked up nt her favorite resort the fol?
lowing lotter, with the Mont Eagle head?
ing, supposed to have been written by
Miss Booth, although it is without date
"I waited ut tho Mont Eagle anxiously
wutohing for your coming, till at length
the truth bus duwue- upon me aud un?
deceived me. I never ouu stund the ex?
posure of my disgrace, uud iu my pre?
sent stute of mind I have decided opon
tho step, and wish no longer to live.
"Your cruel desertion hus driven mo
mad. Thrice I have beeu to the river,
and the bopo that y>u might yet nome
saved me; but now hope has fled, and
my brain is on Are. From one whom
you hove wronged."
Endorsed on the note was:
"Will the tinder please address tbe
enclosed note to Charles Clark, Stratford,
Conn.? A request from one who is but
one step from eternity."
THE CLOSE OF THE COTTON YEAR -
As a matter of interest to oar readers, we
publish the following synopsis of the
cotton crop report for the year ending
Angnst 31, 1872. Tbe cotton year of
1871-72 closed on Saturday, August 31.
und the statistics of crop receipts and
exports show some marked changes from
those of the previous year. The receipts
ut all tho sea-ports for the year just
closed were 1,285,313 bales less than the
previous year, while the exports show a
decrease cf 1,205,333 bales. The stock
of cotton at all the sea ports is 53,120
bales less than for tue corresponding
date last year, and the stocks at the inte?
rior towns show a decrease of 6,091 bales.
Tho amount of American ootton afloat
for Great Britain is 59,000 bales less
tban this day last year. The above
figures represent clearly the great falling
off in the yield of cotton for the year.
The total receipt! since September 1,
1871, are 2,724,189 bales, against 4.009,
502 for the corresponding period of the
previous year, showing a decrease since
September 1, last year, of 1,285,313
bales. The total exports for the ex?
pired portion of tbe cotton year are
1,959,432 bales, against 3,461,765 bales
last year. The stook at all the porta is
45,920 bales, against 90,040 bales last
?year. The stocks at interior towns are
4,635 bales, against 10,726 bales last
year. The stuck of cotton in Liverpool
is 891,000 bales, against 561,000 bales
last year. The amount of American cot?
ton afloat for Great Britain is 8,000
bales, against 67,000 bales last year.
The amount of Indian cotton afloat for
Europe is 303,000 bales, against 562.000
bales last year.-Augusta Chronicle.
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TAKE CARE OF YOUR HORSES.-These
extremely sultry days necessarily make
tho dailly work of beasts of barden,
aud particularly horses, harder than
usual. Uso a wet eponge on the heads
of the horses and mules; furnish them
with a little drinking water as often as
practicable when not overheated, and at
the same time to cool tho mouth and
faco; and, us a further means of refresh?
ing the animals, throw water upon the
legs and such places as are liable to
chafe by perspiration or otherwise;
drive slowly, aud loosen the chook rein,
or better, disponse with it altogether.
The observance of these directions will,
we dare Bay, tend greatly to alleviate the
suffering of tbe brutes during tho heat?
YOUNO PEOPLE DROWNED.-Last
Thursday, aa George Poor, Miss Susie
Che8Ber, Miss Mary Frances Courtney,
and a lad named Courtney, brother of
the last uumed young lady, were coming
in a rowboat across Chesapeake Bay from
i a vessel near St. George's Island to
Point Lookout, tho boat was swamped
and all of the party drowned before as?
sistance could be rendered them. It
may bo stated as a singular circumstance
that Miss Chooser, the elder of the two
young ladies, bad a presentment for
some time before she left Washington
that she would be drowned dnring her
visit to St. Goorge's Island, and several
times mentioned her fears to her friends,
even going so far as to make a disposi?
tion of her personal effects in case sho
A CHLOROFORM ELOPEMENT. -Mrs.
Edder, at Berlin, Ohio, who had been
married seven years and lived happily,
woke np at 10 o'olock last night, put
some chloroform on a sponge, whioh she
held to her husband's nose and left it
sticking there, while she deaned $200
out of the burean drawer and started for
Detroit, where she metan "affinity" that
she knew before she was married. Mr.
Eider was very angry when he woke np.
How should a lady, going buggy rid?
ing, dress herself.-Demores?? Monthly.
Either by putting them over her head
or stepping into them, whichever will
koop your sweetheart waiting the short?
est time.-Dr. Wood?.
BoBtno claims to bc tbe second pert on
the Atlantic, and has laid ont for'herself
a brilliant futuro. The eighteenth an?
nual report of the Boston^ Board of
Trade shows that tbe manufacturing in?
dustries of Massachusetts, many of them
directly tributary to the trade of Boston,
are, under the protection of the present
higli tariff, rapidly increasing, while,
wit li trae foresight, the railroad facilities
which attract this interior oommeroe to
the sea-board and to Boston as a port of
export are being energetically extended.
Tho industrial establishments of the
whole State are 13,179, and their total
annual product is valued at $555,445,000.
This, of course, of itself, is an immense
advantage to the obief city of so small a
State as Massachusetts. In addition to
the railroads at present oentreingin Bos?
ton, three new and important ones are
expected to be completed within the
next three years-one North-east to
Halifax, another tbrongh the Hooaao
Tunnel to Lake Ontario, and a third to
the Hudson Uiver and the coal fields. In
the city itself, according to the Board of
Trade, new freight depots, storehouses
sud grain elevators are to be erected,
and the utmost liberality is to invite a
constantly increasing volume of trade.
They uro sanguine, these Boston people;
but, whatever may be their faults, they
undoubtedly understand business and
RETURN OF A PRODIGAL.-A telegram
to the Richmond Dispatch says: "Wayne
Brown, agent of the Southern Express
Company at Athens, Tenn., about four
years ago, absconded with about $10,000
of the express company's money. He
returned to Athens from tbe Sooth a
few days since. Brown is in the last
stages of consumption, and says he has
come home to die."
The New York Commercial says:
"Ever since H. G. clasped hands with
the Secretary of the Navy across a dam
chowder at Rye Beach, he has fallen into
the habit of bitching his trowsero and
spicing his conversation with 'Shiver my
timbers!'" We have no doubt that by
that clasping of banda H. Q. acquired
ubont all the knowledge of naval affairs
that Robeson possessed.
Mn. O'CONNOR.-The Hon. M. P.
O'Connor, who has been urgently re?
quested to take part in the Liberal can?
vass in the Eastern States, left Charles?
ton Thursday evening, and will probably
speak in both Boston and New York in
the conree of next week. One thing is
certain-Mr. O'Connor will do the Gree?
ley cause yeoman service, wherever he
FIRE.-On Wednesday, the 28th ult.,
tho turpentine still of Mr. J. W. Holli
day. at Galivant's Ferry, together with
about 900 barrels of rosin and erode
stuff, was consumed by fire. The fire
was occasioned by a leak in the still. Mr.
Hollidav informs us that the loss will be
about $9,000.-Horry News.
A Liverpool paper Btates that the
Messrs. Rothschild's subscription list to
the last French loan amounted to ?110,
000,000 and that of Majsra. Baring Bro?
thers & Oo. to ?44,000,000. A member
of the House of Commons put his name
down on Messrs. Rothschild's list for
Among the heaviest articles probably
ever sent by railroad ware two immense
iron paddle shafts recently sent from
Bridgewater, Masa, to San Francisco.
They were nearly forty feet long, twenty
six inches in diameter, and weighed to?
gether upwards of seventy-one tons.
"I don't miss my oburoh so muou as
yon suppose," said a lady to her minister,
who hud called upon her during her ill?
ness, "for I make Betsy sit at the window
as soon as the bell begins to ohime and
tell me who are going to church, and
whether tbey have got anything new."
The statistician of an Eastern news?
paper avers that the flies are so good
natured this season, that a well-organized
one will allow himself to be brushed off
one's nose eighty-seven times and not
show any temper.
Punch's cartoon represents a German
trooper, who, on looking at the subscrip?
tion to the Freneh loan, exclaims: "You
tausend six ondred million bounds!
Mein Gott! mein Gott! und dey say ve
Some one asked the daughter of a New
Yorker, who was about to marry his
fourth wife, who was going to perform
the ceremony. She replied, "I don't
know, but I presume that it will be Dr.
Spring. He generally marries father."
HORRIBLE.-It is stated that many of
the bodies washed ashore from the fated
steamer Metis, were robbed of money
An old blast which had been put in a
rook at Lexington, Ky., twenty-one
years ago, recently exploded and killed
two men working near.
HOMICIDE.-A colored man, named
Forman Simon, killed another colored
man, named George McFarlane, near
Society Hill, on the 17th ultimo.
An enthusiastic mooting in the interest
of the Little River and Oberaw Rail?
road, was held in Bennettsville, on tho
A ton of coal Can be dissipated into
10,000 oobio feet of gas.
Flaminius Olympics th anea Agrippa
Williams sets type in San Francisco.
A flying machine is on exhibition at
Important tor Reference,
J. W. & K. Chisholm & Go.,
Importers and Manufacturers,
OFFER to the trade the largest atook of
Human and Imitation HAIR GOODS,
FANCY ?OODS. JEWELRY, LACE QOOD8,
otc. that can he found in Mew York etty.
Bend for sample paroel. 447 BROADWAY.
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