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PARIS, September 23.-At tho recep?
tion given by M. Thiers, in tho palace of
Elysees, to-day, Count Orloff, Kassian
Minister to Frunce, said that the Czar
would not havo gone to any meeting, tho
object of whioh was hostility to France.
Count Orloff further said, that the Czar
had ordered him to formally state this
fact to Thiers. The French Govern?
ment to-day paid to Germany 57,000,000
francs-completing the fifth half milliard
of the war indemnity.
LONDON, September 24.-Tho ad?
vance in the price of coal has caused an
i ncreaso in the expenses of running tho
Lancashire Cotton Mills to such au ex?
tent that it has boon deoided to reduce
tho number of hours of labor in them,
while tho present high prioo is main?
PARIS, September 24.-Gen. Manteuf
fel, oommander of German troops now
in France, and tho French authorities,
have agreed that tho evacuation of thc
departments of Marne and Haute-Marue
shall oommenco on the 15th of October.
CHARLESTON, September 24.-Arrived
-steamships Manhattan, New York
Gulf Stream, Philadelphia.
NEW YORK, September 24.-Meta beal
the Vision and Gracie twenty milei
windward and buck.
Curtin acoepts the Liberal nomination
for delegate at largo for the Pennsylvauii
Constitutional Convention. He declaret
unequivocally for Buckalow, and wil
meet the Presidential issue when tin
proper time comes before the people, ii
accordance with his settled oonviotion.
Mrs. Mary Francis Wade sues ex
Mayor Kalbflesoh for $150,000, fo
breaoh of promise.
INDIANAPOLIS, September 24 -Hon
Daniel WVVoorhees introduced Greele;
to his audieuce here. Greeley announce)
as the watchword of the present canvass
reconciliation and purification. He sail
the country, to-day, is confronted wit)
tho deathly peril of corruption-tho can
cer is eating into her vitals, whereof tb
essence is purohused legislation, bribe
publio servants and betrayal of highee
MILWAUKEE, September 21.-The hen
viest rain known poured from midnigb
to noon. The lightning killed four pei
sons; the country is flooded and mau
LOUISVILLE, KY., September 24.-?
negro boree thief was haoged by dit
guised men, near Orleans, Indiana.
WASHINGTON, September 24.-Grat
leaves Long Branoh on Wedoesday
speuds Thursday in Philadelphia, an
reaohos here Friday night.
The agents bf the Cu bunn hav9 applie
to the Attorney-Goneral to re-open tl
oase of the Cuban war vessel Pionco
Williams says nothing can be done.
NEW YORK, September 24-Eveninf
At a meeting of the Committee i
Seventy, held to-day, it was decidod I
continue the committees as at preset
constituted. No general plan of cac
paigu for the coming elections wi
adopted, but it was the general opinic
of the members present that the que
tion of the national canvass should n
be allowed to interfere with local po!
Thos. Cunningham, who was chargi
with defrauding the State of Mississipi
by means of forged warrants, was es
mined to-day, and remanded to priai
until Friday, when a number of lee
points which have arisen will be d
The President arrived in this city frc
Long Branoh to-day, and after visiti
the Republican headquarters, started 1
Washington this afternoon.
PROVIDENCE, September 24.-T
United States Marshal sold the Cub
vessel Pioneer for ?4,800.
WASHINGTON, September 24.-T
President and family return on Friday
Probabilities-For Now England,*
Wednesday, South oaaterly and South
ly winda and cloudy weather, with ri
by or on Wednesday night; for tho M
die States, South-easterly and Southe
winds, cloudy weather and rain; for I
South Atlantic States, Easterly to Sou
erly winds, cloudy weather and ri
areas; for tho Gulf States, Southerly
Westerly winds and partly oloudy w
ther; for tho North-west, rising baroi
ter, Northerly and Westerly winds t
cloaring weather, and will extend Et
ward over Missouri, Illinois and Li
Michigan by Wednesday morning, (
over Michigan and Indiana by Wedi
day afternoon. The low barometer o
Wisconsin will probably move Noi
eastward into Canada. Brisk and v
brisk Southerly winds for Lakes Hui
Erie and Michigan to-night and for L
Ontario on Wednesday.
Kinn.acial and Commercial.
COLUMBIA, S. C., September 24. -9
of ootton, to-day, 52 bales-midd!
LONDON, September 24-Nooi
Consols 92^. 5a 89??. The weathe
tempestuous and some shipping has b
FRANKFORT, September 24.-Bo
LIVERPOOL, September 24-3 P. 1
Cotton opened quiet and is now stead
uplands 9%?9%; Orleans 9%; spec
tion and export 3,000 bales; sales ]
Orleans for September 9%.
LIVERPOOL, September 24-Even
Cotton unchanged-sales bf midd
Orleans for October , and Novembe
9)?. Yarns and fabrics dull, wit
NEW YORK, September 24-Noo
Cotton steady-uplands 18^; Orl
19>u; salea 165 bales. Flour more ste
Wheat dull and heavy. Corn a si
firmer. Pork quiet, at 14.05@1<
Freights firm. Stocks firm. (
Bteady, at 13%. Money er.jy, a
Exchange-long 7%; shorts. Got
ments firm but dull. Stato binda ste
7 P. M.-Ootton-not reoeipts tc
136 bales; gross 4,118. Sales of fol
to-day 17,900 bales: September 1
18J?; October 171516,lStfj Novoi
18, 18 3-16; December 18 3 16, 18%;
Jauuurv 18 11-16, 18 1316; February
19}?, 19%; March 19%, 19 15-16; April
20)1, 20^. Cotton stoady; eales 3.G40
bales-uplands 18%;Orleans 19}?. Flour
quiet and unchanged. Whiskey heavy,
at92. Wheat heavy; spring l(a)2o. lower
-winter red Westeru firstname.lastname@example.org. Corn
a shade better and iu fair export and
home demand. Rice steady. Pork heavy,
at email@example.com. Lard heavy, at 8^@
9%. Freights a shado tinner. Money
easy, ranging at 3@7. Sterling inactiver,
at7%?7%. Gold 133/@13%. Govern?
ments steady. States very quiet.
BALTIMORE, September 24.-Flour dull
and in favor of buvers. Wheat steady.
Corn dull-white 68@70; yellow G4@66.
Oats firm. Provisions advancing. Mess
pork firstname.lastname@example.org. Shoulders 8%.
Whiskey firm. Cotton dull-middling
18)4; receipts 224 bales; sales to-day
470; last evening 290; stock 1,640.
CINCINNATI, September 24.-Fionr in
fair demand, at 7.50(5*7.65. Coru 70@"
72. Pork 13.75. Lard steady. Bacon
-shoulders 7%; clear rib sides llj^j
olear sides held at '12, with emull sules;
hams, Hugar-oured, firm, at 17(5.13.
Whiskey firm, at 90.
ST. LOUIF, September 24.-Bagging
stoady, ut 15@10. Flour steady. Corn
No. 2, mixed, 40@41. Whiskey firm,
at 91. Pork firm, ut 14 50. Bacon firm
-shoulders 8,14 ; sides ll?.[(d)11. Lard
LOUISVILLE, September 24.-Flour
steady-extra family 6.50(?;7.00. Corn
steady, at 50@52. Pork 13.75. Bacon
firmer-shoulders 8; clear rib sides llj?;
clear sides 12. Lard-tierce firm, at
9?.(; keg advauced to 11J4 'or *"onnd
lots; order lots }?c. higher. Whiskey 1
firm, at 90.
AUGUSTA, September 24.-Cotton dull 1
-middling 16}-.<; receipts GOS bales;
BOSTON, September 24.-Cotton dnll
middling 19; receipts 2,325 bales; sales
200; stock 5,000.
SAVANNAH, September 24.-Cotton
firm and in good demand-middling
17)B@17J4; low middling 16; receipts
4,931 bales; eales 2,000; stock 15,540.
MOBILE, September 24.-Cotton firm
-low middliug 17 }?; middling 18(5?"18i.?;
receipts 1,031 bales; sales 700; stock
GALVESTON, September 24.-Cotton
qniet and weak-good ordinary 15h<(5)
l?jli; receipts 1,029 bales; sales 000;
NEW ORLEANS, September 24.-Cotton
in good demand-good ordinary I7J4;
low middling 17%; middling lS.'n'; re?
ceipts 4,954 bales; sales 2,200; stock
NORFOLK, September 24 -Colton dull
-low middliug 17^; receipts 758 bales;
sales 30; stock 1,971.
CHARLESTON, September 24.-Cotton
firm-ordinary 15@15}?; good ordiuary
16@10??; low middling middliug
16%@16%; receipts 2,291 bales; Hales
500; stock 13,358.
WILMINGTON, September 24.-Cotton
quiet-middling nominally 16%; re?
ceipts 492 bales; sales 10; stock 46.
PHILADELPHIA, September 24.-Cotton
The 40,000 Russians who propose to
emigrate and settle in Nebraska are what
are called Memnonites, their religious
faith being something between the Bap?
tist and Quaker. They went from Prus?
sia to Russia in tho time of Queen Ca?
tharine, and DOW, under the present
Czar, they are obliged to join the milita?
ry service or leave the country. Ten
years time was given thom to make up
their minds what to do, whether to bear
arms or to emigrato. Some of the allot-'
ted time has passed, and they huve de?
termined to emigrate and try their for?
tunes iu the new world, where the air of
liberty eau be breathed by all. They are
to leave by installments, uud according to
They tell hard stories about M. ThierB
as a family man. Ila never had any?
thing to do with bis father and mother.
She always said ho was the vilest dog
undrowued. He, though worth $600,
000, never gavo them a cent, had nothing
whatsoever to do with them. They vege?
tated on $240 a year each. His sister
had a'sign stating that "Madame -,
Bister of M. Thiers, ex-President of the
Council of Ministers, has here a table
d'hotel." M. Thiers ordered the police
to removo the obnoxious sign. So much
for being a sister of the French Presi?
Wilmington has a curiosity in the
ahapo of a dog that sucks a oow. The
discovory was made in this wise: A gen?
tleman who owned a good milker, was
muoh astonished to find that his cow
had suddenly gone dry. He endeavored
to ascertain the cause, but failod, and
waa j nat on the point of concluding a
trade with a butcher, when it was dis?
covered that a favorite dog made a con?
stant companion of the oow, not only
following her about daring the day and
sleeping with her at night, bat suoking
her, aa would a calf.
A young Down-east Benedict; has just
made the diaoovery that he has married
a loft-handed woman. All his buttons
are sewed on tho wrong aide. He ma?
nages tp get along aa far DB tho rest of
the garni on ts are .concerned, but when
he dona a olean shirt he has* to lay down
on his back, abd lash his right hand to
the bod-post. He is afraid he will have
to nao shoestrings.
Times are rather hard in Danbury. It
is no unusual thing to seo five boys file
up to a Peruvian beer fountain, while
the oldest calls for a* glass of the fluid,
and drinks it down amid the subdued
silence of the four others, who then pa?
tiently follow him ont again. Fortuoato
ia the boy who has had an invitation to
one of those entertainments.
A thrifty young man procured a mar?
riage license a few days ago with the con?
dition that if ho failed to get his girl ho
waa to be refunded half the feo on re?
turning the document.
IMMENSE WHEAT FARMS.-Everything
seems to be on a grand scale iu Califor?
nia. Tho big trees havo for some time
been classed with the wonders of tho
world. Now they are, according to the
San Francisco Bulletin, rivaled by tho
vast wheat farms. That journal declares
that thero are three wheat farms in the
San Joaquin Valley, with areas respec?
tively of 3G.O0O, 23,000, and 17,000acres.
On the largest of these farms the wheat
crop thia year, isroported to be equal to
an average of forty bushels to the acre,
the yield running up on Borne parts of
the farm to sixty bushels. The product
of thisl farm for the present year, is
1,440,000 bushels. Tho boundary on one
side of this farm is about tvevouteen
miles long. At the season of ploughing, I
ten four-horse teams were attached to
ten gang-ploughs, each gang having
four ploughs-or forty horses, with as
many ploughs wera started at the same
time, thc teams following in closo suc?
cession. Lunch or dinner was served at
a midway station, and supper at the ter?
minus of the field, seventeen miles dis-1
taut from tho starting point. Tho teams
returned on tho following day. The
wheat in tho immense field was cut with
twenty of tho largest reapers, and, wo
believe, has now all been thrashed and j
put in the sacks. It would require over i
forty ships of medium size to transport \
the wheat raised OD this farm to a fo?
reign market. Even tho sacks required
would make a taree hole in tho surplus
money of most farmers. We havo not
the figures touching the product of tho
other two farms; but presume that the j
average is uot much below that of the
first. There are thousands of tons o?
wheat which cannot be taken ont of the
valley this season, and must remain over
as dead capital, or, what is nearly as un?
desirable, will only command advances
at heavy rates of interest.
Says a correspondent of tho London
Telegraph: "The glories of Biarritz, I
find, have departed. When, before her
marriage, the Empress Eugenie used to
visit it, the place was au obscure village
frequented by Spaniards and by the
citizens of Bayonne, who came to have
u dip in the sen. The Empress made it
tho most fashionable watering-place in
France. She built herself a chateau,
carno herself every year with her hus?
band, and drevr in her train half the
fashionables of Europe. With ber de?
parture, however, its sun has set. Tho
fashionable world fins gone elsewhere.
The hotels aro still moderately full, but
they aro filled with Spaniards at d people
from the neighborhood. A great board
before most of the villaB announces that
they are to be sold, and those which are
not to bo sold are to let."
ACUTENESS OF TUE "HEATHEN CHINEE."
The Sun Francisco Bulletin states that a
manufacturer of bird cages and other
ware in that city, a short time since,
thought to enlarge his rovenue by sub?
stituting Chinese cheap labor for the
white workmen be had ia his employ.
The Mongols did well enough at ono
dollar a day, for a short time, until they
mastered the business, when the whole
party resigned aud set up for themselves,
and are now "bearing" the bird cage
market at a fearful rate. Tho author of
this enlargement of their aphere of en?
terprise is prone to believe "we are
ruinad by Chinese cheap labor."
THE WIFE.-When proapeots are
clouded by tho dark shadows of anguish,
aud the world seems, in a moment of
wretched forgetfulness, like a barren de?
sert, what bliss in the thought that there
is ono being who will sympathize with
j our sorrow, and cheer ns with the ten?
derest affection! When those wo set up
as idols in the temple of friendship and
esteem, shall basely desert tho post of
? honor and integrity, is it not happiness
to have ono whu looks fondly as ever on
our fortune, und loves with a purity and
nnd warmth uuknown to the most sacred
An instunce of rare honesty, and sbow
iug bow a dog may desire to pay his
bourd bill, recently occurred in Fitch?
burg, Mass. A lady saw a dog frequent?
ly about ber house picking np odd. bits
which bad beeu thrown ont, and ono
day .she called him in and fed him. Tho
next day, he came back, and aB shu
opened the door he walked in and placed
an egg on the floor, when he was again
fed. Tho following day, he brought an?
other egg to pay for his dinner; and ou
the fourth day, bo brought the old hen
herself, who, it seems, had failed to fur?
nish tho required egg.
Tho discovery of a new "Mammoth
Care," in Boone County, Kentuoky, is
reported, and is causing much excite?
ment. Tho local papers say that the
neighborhood bas been the resort of
pio-nics for years; and yet, until July
16, it has remained entirely unknown.
The cave, so far as explored, is said to
be more than two miles long, and con?
tains singlo Chamber? no less than 100
feet in length by forty foot in width and
twenty in height.
We understand that Mr. Boozer has
been compelled to declino the appoint?
ment us Chief Supervisor of Elections,
on account of sickness, Judge Bond
has recommended the appointment of
United States Commissioner S. T. rai?
nier in his place.
HOMICIDE.-A difficulty oocurred near
Gladden's Grove, Saturday, between
George Moore and Nod Gladden, both
colored, which resulted in tho death of
tho latter at the hands of tho former.
[ Winnsboro News.
Not satisfied with bare-faced displays
at the exposition in Louisville, they have
actually uncovered their "celebrated
A Torre H?uto woman's puppy swal?
lowed a diamond ring. Thu jewel being
a valuable one thu considerate little
animal was quite cut up.
Rosenzweig, who killed Alico Bowlsby
with drugs, hus bocome excessively
SLEEP THE BEST STIMULANT.-Tho
pulpit, the bench, tho bar, tho forum,
havo contributed their logions of victims
to drunken habits. Tba beautiful wo?
man, tho sweet singer, the conversation?
alist, tho periodical writer, have filled,
but too often, the drunkard's grave.
Now that the press lins become suoh a
great power in the laud, when the maga?
zine mut t come out on a certain day and
the daily newspapers at a tixod hour,
nothing waits, everything must give way
to the inexorublo call for copy, uud, sick
or woll, disposed or indisposed, asleep or
awake, the copy must come. Tho writer
must compose his article, whether he
he feels like it or not, and if ho is not in
the vein of writing ho muBt whip himself
up to it by tba stimulus of drink.
Some of tho greatest writers of tho
couutry have confessed to the practice,
on urgent occasions, of taking a sip of
brandy at tho end of every pago or even
oftener. It may have escaped the geno
ral roader's notice that moro men
have died young who have boen con?
nected with tho New York press with?
in ten years, and that, too, from intem?
perance, thau in all the other education?
al callings put together-young men
whose talents have beeu of the first or?
der, and gavo promise of a lifo ol use?
fulness, houor aud eminence. Tho host
possible thing for a man to do, when he
feels too tired to perform a task or too
weak to carry it through, is to go to bed
and sleep a woek, if ho can. This is
only the true recuperation of braiu
power, the only actual renewal of brain
force. Because, during sleep, the brain
is in a sense of rest, in a condition to ro
c?ivo and appropriate particles of nutri?
ment from tho blood which takes tho
place of those which have been con?
sumed in previous labor, since the very
act of thinking consumes, burns up solid
particles, ns every turu of the wheel or
screw of the steamer is tho result of tho
consumption by lire of tho fuel in the fur?
The supply of consumed brain Bub
stauce cnn only bo had from tho nutri?
ment particles in the blood which were
obtained from food eaton previously, and
the brain is so constituted that lt c m
best receive and appropriate to itself
j those nutriment particles during tho
state of rost, of quiet and of stillness in
sleep. Mere stimulants supply uothiug
in themselves; they only goad the braiu,
i force; it to a greater consumption of its
substance, until that substauca has been
so fully exhausted that thorn is not
power enough left to receive a supply,
just as men are so near death by thirster
starvation that there is uot powor euough
left to swallow anything, and all is over.
Tho incapacity of the braiu for re?
ceiving recuperative particles sometimes
comos ou with tho rapidity of a stroke
of lightning, and then tho mau becomes
mad iu uu iustant, loses sense, and is an
idiot. It was under circumstances of
this very sort, in the middle of a sen
teuce of great oratorical power, one of
the most eminont minds of the ago for?
got his ideas, pressed his hand upon his
forehead, and after a moment's silence
s dd, "God, as with a sponge, bas blotted
ont my mind." Be assured, readers,
"There is rest for tho weary" only in
early aod abundant sleep, and wise and
happy are they who havo firmness
enough to roaolvo that "By God's help I
will seek it in no other way."
[Hull's Journal of Health.
Mr. Edward K. Winship, tho only
survivor of ten friends who registered a
vow on the 10th of Soptember, 1802, at
a dinner at their boarding house, iu New
York, that they would meet, if alive, ton
years precisely from that date, at the
same place, and tako dinner, partook of
a solitary meal, Tuesday evening. Four
of the party were killed during tho war,
aud tho remainder have siuce died. Tho
tablo was set the same as on tho occasion
of tho first gathering, tho ouly survivor
going through the eourso with no one
near him save a eiuijle attendant. There
were no speeches and no toasts.
Victoria Woodhull seems to be a fit
subject for a lunatic asylum. At a Spi?
ritualists' convention in B.iston, Wednes?
day, sho accused Henry Ward Beecher,
S. S. Jones and tho editor of a Boston
paper with adultery. Uer language was
most foul and iudecent.
Not wishing to muss up tho premises,
burglars at Mt. Vi9iou, N. Y., removed
from a store a safe weighing 1,500
pounds, aud "blowcd" it in rear of a
ohurch. Their teudcr thoughtfulness
was rewarded with $1,200 ia bonds and
$300 in ourrency.
One rainy Sunday, a number of
strangers crowded into Surrey Chapel
for sholter; whereupon, the eccentric
Rowland Hill said: "Some people are
blamed for making religion a olouk, but
I do not think those are much bettor
who make it au umbrella."
"Josh, I say, I was going down the
street, the other day, and seed a tree
bark!" "Golly, Sam., I soed it hollow!"
"I seed the samo one leavo!" "Did it
take UH trunk with it?" "Oh, it loft that
A person who came upon a scientific
treatise in tho "Velooity of Light," soys
he oan uuderstand now how it is that bis
gas bill rans up so rapidly.
"Ef do white folks bo ns dark as dat
out dar," said a negro who was guzing at
some Japaneso in California, "I wonder
what is do colour ob do black folks?"
A negro thus philosophizes and
reasons with tho white world: "All men
aro made of clay; and, Uko a meerschaum
pipo, aro more valuable when highly co?
A largo dry goods firm in New York
did business last week amounting to
A young colored goutlomau has en?
tered tho Theological Seminary in New
A political refugee, it is said, swam
from Calais to Dover seventy years ugo.
In Chicago lately a man was tzied and
convicted of murder iu twenty miuutcs.
NEW COAL BEDS.-If tho ooal beds of
tho earth should over become exhausted,
it is possiblo that these BOO recs of supply
may be replaced by new beds rising from
the bottom of tho seas. Indeed, some?
thing of the kind is now actually occur?
ring. The island of Newfoundland,
which contains 57,000 square miles, and
has a population of 100.U0U, is joiued by
banks or shoals much larger than the
island itself. It is on these banks that
tho cod fisheries are so extensively pur?
sued. The Grand Bank is GOO miles
long by 300 miles broad. Now it has
been conclusively shown that the whole
ielaud is rising from the sea, and in the
course of time may be expected to join
the bunks, whioh are also rising. Great
seams of cou], whioh are pronounced in?
exhaustible, havo been discovered in
Newfoundland, and there is no roason to
doubt that those seams also extend under
tho banks. So it appears that in ono
case, at laust, coal beds are now coming
to the surfaco from the depths of the
ocean, and it is not improbable that
similar forties may be producing similar
results in other parts of the world.
A HcMonous MISTAKE.-If thieves
and burglars are gifted with a perception
of the humorous, they mnst have been
immensely amused at the mistake of two
private wutchmen in Brooklyn, N. Y.,
tho other night. Each mistook tho
other for a burglar, und they, therefore,
engaged in a rough and tumble fight,
until ono of them escaped from bis an?
tagonist, and Becking refuge in a station
house, informod the sergeant that ho
hud been beaten by a burglar. The of?
ficer despatched in search of the supposed
burglar found the other private watch?
man bathed in blood, but full of tri?
umph over his discomfiture, of his oppo?
nent. It is difficult to imagine any?
thing which would moro powerfully ap?
peal to the burglar's sense of humor than
the mutual pouuding of one another on
tho part of zealous watchmen. With a
viow, therefore, to interfere with burglari?
ous joy??, and to preservo the integrity of
watchmen's heads, it would be wise to
furnish private watchmen with somo sort
of badge by which they would be able to
recognize one auotber.
Heavens! Let all ladies who wear de?
ceitful locks read what the British Medi?
cal Journal tells us about false hair.
There is a M. Lindeman who has given
his mind to this subject, and who an?
nounces that every huir in a false pluit
ends with "a nodosity;" each nodosity
contains fifty "psorosperms;" and each
psorosperm throws off minute spheres
which become "psoudo-navicelhe." Bat
this is by no means the end of a bad
matter. The psoudo-navicelhe in a ball
room containing fifty ladies, all with the
spurious tendrils, amount to 15,000,000,
which, when inhaled, make their way
into thc circulation and bring on cardiac
affections! This is too bad; bat then
doesn't real hair sometimes produce car?
The London Times, in connection with
the recent attempt to swim across the
English Channel, says: "Tradition af?
firms that some seventy years ago, three
men convicted of a political offence, to
escape punishment, swam from Calais to
Dover. Ono was drowned, the other two
landed on the beach, one in an utter
state of exhaustion, from which he died;
the third recovered and lived in the town
for several years." The distance across
the channel from Dover to Calais is
abont twenty-two miles, bot the curront
would probably nearly double the dis?
tance for a swimmer.
Death is not a laughing matter, but \
even those who found the body ol a
young Frenchman must have smiled
wheu they found in his pocket a note
saying: "My name is-; Iliad not
tho least intention of committing suicide.
I merely went into tho sea for a bath."
How did he know bo was dead when he
wrote the noto?
This was master Johnny's conundrum:
"What is that which has two legs, u
belly and no bead?" After posing tho
entire family and tho neighbor who had
dropped in, Johnny said it was "a pair
of pantaloons." Tho poor little fellow
was immediately put to bed, with mus?
tard drafts on his feet and a wet towel
about his head.
"How far ia it to Cub Creek?" asked a
traveler of a Dutoh woman at a toll gate
in Canada. "Only shoost a little vaya."
"Is it four, six, eight, or ten miles?" im?
patiently asked the fretful traveler.
"Yas, I dinks it is," serenely replied tho
unmoved go to-keeper.
Bismarck, says a Borlin Jenkins,
smokes daily niue twsnty-oent cigars,
and drinks about four dollars' worth of
beer and wine. His tailor's bill annual?
ly amounts, on au average, to $600; and
he pays bia servants, in the aggregate,
about $2,100 a year.
A wealthy bnt miserly old man, dining
in the city one day, with his son, at u
restaurant, whispered in his ear, "Tom,
you must eat for to-day and to-morrow."
"Ob, yes," retorted the half starved lad,
"but I ha'n't eaten for yesterday and the
day before, yet, father!"
A FAILUBE.-Dolly Varden, though
popular as a name, has proved very un?
profitable to manufacturers and dealers
in dress goods, many of whom have
been driven to the verge of bankruptcy
by investing iu large stocks of this class.
Blanton Duncan has started tho True
Democrat, in Louisville, with the picture
of a rooster as a figure head, and the le?
gend, "Neither Grant nor Groeloy can
scare this chicken."
A dub of Boston ladies aro hard at
work endeavoring to obtain tho passage
of a city ordinance providiug that all
tobacco chewers shall be muzzled when
on the street. \
An Alabama paper published the fol?
lowing notice: Married, at Flintstone, by
the Kev. Mr. Windstone, Mr. Nehemiah
Sandstone and Miss Welhelmina Eggle
Htone, both of Limestone.
Newport, It. I., in 1711, received o
grant for seven years, of funds derived
from tho importatiou of slave.?, for the
purpose of paviDg some of its prinoipal
streets. The fund was created by a duty
of fifteen dollars on each slave imported.
A story is told of a Davenport boy
who, two years ago, was given ten cents,
which he invested in matches and sold
at retail, and re-invested the proceeds in
trade, and to-day is worth $1,150, all
made in legitimate trade from tuut ten
An Irish geutleman hearing it said
that tho Chapter coffee room was the
oldest coffee house in London, inter?
posed, "I beg your pardon; tho Chapter
coffee house WOB the oldest coffee house
in London, but it is not so now, for an
older one hos been set up."
The following composition has been
turned out by a Now York scholar aged
nine years: "A boy without a father is a
norphan, without a mother a double
norpban, but is oftenest without a grand?
father or a grand-mother, and then he is
an nor phau i st."
A new kind of rice, with large grains
-"as large aa a melon seed, and not un?
like that in its creamy white color"-is
being used in Boston, eays a journal of
that city, lt is imported from the East .
A wife of a month committed suicide
in London last month, by driving a
needle into her heart. AU this because
her husband foand fault because his
mutton was over-cooked.
A French fashion writer says: "Almost
every year, fashion adds another button
to the ladies* kid gloves. They will
reach to tho elbow shortly, as in the days
of our grand-mothers."
A lady at a watering-place hotel is re?
ported to have complained because they
charged her twenty-five cents for wash?
ing a collar which originally cost fifteen
Women are said to be angels just two
months-a month before marriage and
for thirty days after death.
New Orleans is in a dilemma. She is
at present entirely out of political aspi?
Nine divorced huBbauds are in one
business bouse in New York, ttvo of
whom are members of the firm.
Tho Madison, Iud., jail bas four mur?
derers, three of whom ure uuder twenty
On an average, eighty new pieces of
music are published in London every
The church of St. Isaac, at Moscow, is*'
tho riohest in tbe world.
A New Hampshire family has lost
sovun members by suicide.
BY D. C. PEIX0TT0 & BON.
THIS (Wednesday) MORNING, at 10 o'clock,
at our Auction Store, we wiU sell, without
Sundry articles of well-kept FURNITURE,
consisting of Walnut Bedutead, Walnut Mar?
ble-Top Bureau, Walnut-Top Wash-stand,
Walnut Hat-Raok, Walnut-Top Centre Table,
Green Rep Parlor Chairs, Green Rep Arm?
chair and Sofa, Mattresses, Looking-Glass,
j fine Oil Painting!, Crockery, two fine Brussels
Carpets,littlo used, one large Cooking Bange,
in good order, Mahogany Chairs, Ac.
After Furniture Bale, Bacon SidoB, Shoul?
ders, Hame, Smoked Beef, Extra Goshen But?
ter, Fat Backs, Strips, Mackerel, Ac.. Ac.
Conditions cash. _Sept 25 1
City of Columbia 7 Per Cent. Bonds
OFFICE CITY TREASURY,
COLUMBIA, S. C., September 23, 1872.
PURSUANT to authority delegated by re
eolution, adopted by the City Connell, I
will sell, at public, auction, on WEDNESDAY,
October 2, 1872, ono hundred and fifty thou?
sand CITY OF COLUMBIA SEVEN PER
CENTUM TWENTY YEAR BONDS. Said
Bonds will bc of the denominations of $250,
f 500 and i 1,000; tho proceeds of the sale to be
ueed for tho erection of the new City Hall,
now Market, and other public. Improvements.
Tho ri?bt is reserved to dispose of a part of
tho said Bonds in lots or in wholo, as tho
Mayor and Treasurer may determine Any
further information desired can bo obtained
by addressing CHAS. BARNUM,
Sept 24 Oily Treasurer. Colombia. 8. C._
.Building and Loan Association Stock.
FOR SALE, TEN SHARES Capital Build?
ing and Loan Association Stock. Apply
at I'mnxix o nico._Sopt 25 3
MRS. PECK will resume tho ex?
ercises ol her SCHOOL on TUES?
DAY, 1st October. Sept 25 ws2
Bonds for Sale.
THE Gharldtto, Columbia and Augusta
Railroad Company will Boll $100,000 of its
FIRST MORTGAGE BONDS, bearing interest
at the rate of 7 per cent, per annum, at 80
and accrued interest on 100-making the in?
vestor nearly 9 psr cent, per annum, in addi?
tion to tbs discount. Apply to M. P. Pegram,
caHhior First National Bank, Charlotte, 0.
Bouknight, Troaeuror, or '
Sspt 25 WM. JOHNSTON, President.
Distilled by tho Proprietors,
AT SCHIEDAM, IN HOLLAND.
AN INVIGORATING TONIC
AXD MEDICINAL BEVERAGE.
Warranted porfeotly pure, and fteo from ali
deleterious substances. It ia distilled from
BABLEY of tho lineal quality, and the AROMA?
TIC JONIPEB BEBRY OF ITALT and designod
expressly for cases of Dyspepsia or Indiges?
tion, Dropsy, Gout, Rheumatism, General
Debility, Catarrh of the Bladder, Pains in the
Back and Stomaoh, and all diseases of the
Urinary Organs. It giveB great relief in
Asthma, Oravel and Calculi in the Bladder,
strengthens and invigorates tho system, and
is a certain preventative and euro of that
dreadful scourge, FEVER AND AC.UK.
CAUTION 1 Ask for "HUDSON G.WOLFE'S
For sale by all respectable Grocers and Apo?
HUDSON G. WOLFE A CO., Sole Importers.
Office, 18 South William streot.Ncw York.
Sept 10 Smo