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PAMS, September 30-Victor Hugo
bas been nominated by the Republicans
of Algiers for a member of the French
LONDON, September 30.-? meeting of
railroad servants was held iu Hyde Park,
yesterday afternoon, to take into consi?
deration mensures for furthering a move?
ment whioh haB been inaugurated for
emigration of large numbers of this class
to Ganada and the United States.
The ship Nazarine was wrecked off
Formby, Lancaster County, during tho
heavy gales the latter part of last week,
and all on board were drowned. Many
reports of othor disasters of a loss se?
vere character than that of the Nazarino
have been reoeived.
WASHINGTON, September 29.-In Ore?
gon, Mitohcll. Republican, is eleoted to
the United States Senate. Mitchell suc?
Tho Government sells 81,000.000 of
gold Thursdays, and buys 81,000,000 of
bouda Wednesdays, during the month of
PHILADELPHIA, September 29.-The
Knights of Crispin Co-operative Shoe
Factory is burned.
The convict Michael Mitchell, who
murdered his cell-mate, has been con?
victed of murder iu the first degree. He
BELLBFONT, PENN., September 29.
Gov. Curtin had a brilliant reception
here and made a long speech, echoing
Greeley iu almost every respect, and do
daring emphatically for Buckalew. Ht
made no positive declaration regarding
national politics beyond denouncing con
tralizattoo aud theft.
NEW YORK, September 29.-Mr. Gree
ley made a dosing speech, very brief
He said: "I don't mean to be tortarec
iuto saying another word to the end o
the canvass. I have explained mysolf ai
fully as seems necessary, and I trust tba
the good work may go on."
ST. LOOTS, MO., September 30.-San
tanta, a chief of the Kiowa Indians, ant
Big Tree, another notable ohief of th
aime tribe, who have been temporaril;
released from a Texas prison, arrive?
here to-day, in custody, aud were takoi
to the Everett Houso, where the othe
Iodiaus were stopping. Duriug the day
a council was held. Tho meeting o
Santauta and Big Tree was ono of th
most affecting scenes in Indian history
Their ordinary stoicism gave way entire
ly, and they hugged and kissed ead
other, and oried like children. Sautant
made a speech, in whioh he said that h
felt like one risen from the dead. H
then referred to a talk he hud had wit
Gov. Davis, of Texas, who told him h
mast work.hard for peace, and influent:
his people. If he did this, he should h
released. He wanted his people, and a
other Indians, to be at peace with tb
whites; to let Texas alone, aud not g
on the war-path. It ii not intended t
take Santauta and Big Tree to Washing
ton, but they will probably be placed ml
the custody of a United States Marsh
to-morrow, and be held subject to orde
from Washington. There is a strou
desire on the part of the Indians tb
Santauta be pardoned. It is probah
that if he is pardoned almost any d
sired terms can be made with them.
TiTOSviLLE, PA., September 30.-At
final meeting of oil producers, it was r
solved to stop pumping for thirty day
All the districts were represented, at
the feeling is unanimous.
WASHINGTON, September 30-Evenin
Tho noting Commissioner of Intern
Revenue decides that ou and after Oot
ber 1, 1872, no stamps will be requir
upon checks, drafts and orders, exec
such as are drawn at sight or on demui
upon banks, bankers, or trust corni:
nies. He also decides that on and aft
that date no stamps are necessary ap
foreign bills of exchange. The anti
Commissioner of Internai Roveuue,
view of the ambiguity of n portion
Section 13 of the Aot of June G, 18'
imposing special taxes on dealers iu m
liquors, und in view of the supposed
tention of Congress, has decided tl
wholesale and retail liquor dealers ii
continue to sell malt liquors under th
special tax receipts, as such, withe
being assessed as mult liquor deale
and that the collection of taxes assoit
contrary to that construction, shall
suspended until the question can
brought before Congress. Persons v>
sell only malt liquors are Hubie only
the special taxes of $20 or $50, as tl
are wholesale or retail dealers in u
Probabilities-For tho New E?gli
and Middle States, on Tuesday, Weal
ly aud North-westerly winds, and ge
rally clear weather, the winds over
lower lakes probably booking to Sot
orly. For the South Atlantio Sta
Northerly to Westerly winds and gc
rally clear weather. For the Gulf Sta
East of tho Mississippi, Northerly wit
veering probably to Easterly, and gt
rally olear weather. From Ton nos a o
Lake Erie and the upper lukes, o
weather, and winds gradually backini
Southerly and Easterly. For the No
west, diminishing pressare and East
to Southerly winds.
SAN FRANOISOO, September 30.
jory in the oaao of Mrs. Fair, on hoi
cond trial for tho murder of Col. Crit
den, this morning, rendered a verdie
MONTGOMERY:, ALA., September 3
Tho first through train on tho new i
from Louisville to Montgomery rea?
hore to-day, Through trains will
mn regularly between the two cities
NEW YonK, Septembor 30-Even
In reply to a letter from the Preside
the Young Men's Liberal Ropabl
Association, August Bul mo nt writes
dining the use of his namo for noa
tion for Mayor.
The funeral services of tho late
Dr. Vinton takes plaoo at Tr
Ohuroh, New York, on Wednesday,
GOLDSBORO, N. C., September !
The first grand annual fair of the F
era' and Mechanics' Association of Nor'h
Carolina opens to the pnblio Tuesday,
October 22, at Qoldsboro, N. C., con?
tinuing four days. Grand preparations
have been made. The grounds and
bnildiugs are in splendid order. An in?
vitation is extended to the world. The
premium list amounts to $10,000. Hon.
Horace Greeley, of New York, will be
present on Wednesday and Thursday,
23d and 24th. Gov. Walker, of Virginiu,
delivers an address on Thursday, the
CHARLESTON, September 30.-Arrived
-Steamships Champion sud James Al?
gor, New York; Wm. Kennedy, Balti?
more; sohooners Sparkling Sea and
Traveler, Now York.
Financial an.? Uumhtarclai.
COLUMBIA, S. C., September 30-Sales
of cotton to-day 100 bales-middling
LONDON, September 30-Noon.
Consols 92%. 5s 89%.
FRANKFORT, September 30.-Bonds
PARIS, September30.-Bentes53f. 42o.
LIVERPOOL, September 30-3 P. M.
Cotton opened qniet and steady-up?
lands 9}4 ; Orleaus 9% ; sales 14,01)0 bales ;
speculation and export 4,000.
LONDON, September 80-Evening.
Consols closed at 92%. Money 92,%, on
account. 65s 93>?.
LIYERPOOD, Soptember 30-Evening.
Cotton olosed quiet and steady-mid?
dling uplands 9)^; Orleans 9%; sales of
middling uplands for October 9 5-16;
November 9 5-16; middling Orleans for
Ootober 9%; November 9%.
NEW YORK, September 30-Noon.
Cotton dull; sales 850 bales-uplands
18%; Orleans 19%. Flour steady.
Wheat advanoing. Corn a shade firmer.
Pork steady, at 14.10 @ 14 15. Lard
dull-steam 8%@8%. Money firm, at
7. Exchange-loog 7J?; short 8%.
Stocks steady. Gold firm, at 13J?. Go?
vernments quiet and steady. State
7 L\ M.-Money active, at 7@7 1-16.
Exchange dull, at 7%. Gold 14@UJ?.
81s 15%; 62s 14%; 64s, coupon, 14%;
65s 15)6; now 13>?. Tennessee 6s 72%;
new 72>4j. Virginia 6s 44; new 60; con?
solidated 50}<?> deforred 15. Louisiane
6s 52; new 48; levee 6s 58; SJ 60. Ala?
bama 8s 80; 53 60. Georgia 6s 70; 7c
85. North Carolinas 31)?; new 20
special tax 12. South Carolinas 40; nevi
24; April and Ootober 24. Cotton weak
salos 2,400 bales, at 18% for middling
uplands; 19% for Orleans. Flour
Southern in moderato request, withoul
dooided change, at 7,email@example.com for com
mon to fair extra; 10.05? 12 50 for gooc
to choice ditto. Whiskey steady, nt 92
Spring wheat opened l@2o. better
1.63(5)1.73 for winter red Western
Corn opened Jrio. better and in fair ex
port and home trade demand, anc
closed quiet; advnnoe lost-64%(ttj65)?
per steamer, for Western mixed. Pori
firmer, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Beef quiet, a
4@6 for plain moss; 7($10 for extra mess
Lard dull and heavy, at 8%@9%. Re
ooipts of cotton to-day-net 90 bales
gross 10,643. Hales for future deliver'
14,750 bales-September 18 7-16; Octc
ber 18, 18 3-16; November 18J<?, 18 5-1G
December 18 5-16, 18K; January 18%
19; February 19 5 16,19 9 16; March 2U
April 20%, 20><; May 21.
CINCINNATI, September 30.-Flou
steady, at email@example.com. Corn quiet au
weak. Pork steady-salos at 13 5C
Lard steady-summer 8; steam 8%(?j8^?
kettle 8%. uacon in fair demand an
firm-shoulders 7%@7%; olear rib side
1UB?11%; clear sides 11%@U%
Whiskey 80; generally held at 90.
LOUISVILLE, September 30.-Flour i
good demand-extra family firstname.lastname@example.org(
Corn 53(a)57. Provisions easy. Por
13.75. Bacon-shoulders 8; clear ri
sidos 11%; clear sides 12%. Lard 9%(
UJJ? ; order lots %o. higher. Whiske
quiet and steady, ac 89.
ST. . Louis, September 30.-Flour i
fair demand and firm. Corn deman
light; small baiiness-No. 2, mixed, 41
Whiskey steady, at 91. Pork quiet, i
14.75. Bacon stronger; most of sal
to-day on private terms-ordor lots 8.1.
clear rib sides 11%; clear sides 12. Lat
quiet-small lots of refined at 9)s>.
CHARLESTON, September 30.-Oottc
qniet and firm-good ordinary 16%; Io
middling 17%; middling 17)^; receip
1,317 bales; sales 400; stook 14,775.
SAVANNAH, Soptember JO -Cotton o
tivo and in good demand-middlii
17>.<; receipts 3,855 bales; sales 1,60
NORFOLK, Septomber 30.-Cotb
steady-low middling 17%@17%; i
ceipts 2,239 bales; sales 50; stock 4,91
BOSTON, September 30.-Cotton qui
and firm-middling 19; receipts 7
bales; sales 200; stook 5,000.
AUGUSTA, Septombor 30.-Cotton qn
-middling 16%; roceipts 1,011 bal
PHILADELPHIA, September 30.-Oott
WILMINGTON, September 30.-Cotl
firm-middling 17%; receipts 410 bul
sales 118; stock 1,209.
GALVESTON, Soptember 30.-Cot!
firm-good ordinary 16; receipts ?
bales;.sales 800; stock 13,849.
NEW ORLEANS, Septombor 30.-Cotl
strong and in good demand-good or
nary 17%; low middling 18%@18
middling 18%; roceipts 4,465 bales; sti
2,400; stock 38,907.
MOBILE, Septomber 30.-Cotton-I
tors willing; sellers nt rates-low n
diing 18; middling 18%; receipts 1,
bales; sales 200; stock 6,386.
BALTIMORE, September 30.-Cot
dull-middling 18%; receipts 635 ba
sales 111; stook 2,261.
Tho Now York Times, Grant's o!
organ, referring to the disfranchised ?
zens of the South, says: "Our pi
does not believe in the immediato
complete amnesty of thoso men,
does not think that tho country des
or needs it." Mr. Greeley favors i
versal amnosty and porfeot roconc
3,000 species of grass aro now kn
My Bear Hunt with Gen. Wade Hamp?
EDITORS Tunr, FIELD AND FABSI: It is
now more than fifteen years since I
passed through that soul harassing,
olothos-tourtug, brain-exciting experi?
ence yclept "a bear hunt;" and I am
frank to confess that I uever felt anxious
to go on another. Not that I don't like
the "bear" in tho abstract. I do, but in
the ooncretel I say it solemnly, give me
tho ahanoes of shipwreck, a lighted cigar
in a powder-mill, tho rattling volley of a
line of buttle, a keroseno lamp explosion,
anything, in short, that has a reputation
for being dangerous, ia preference' to
400 or 500 pounds of wild moat that runs
riot without chart or compass, ignores
all rales of legitimate sport, and requires
a flask of powder, a score of rifle shots,
und the salient argument of a Bowie
knife, before you can enjoy tho satisfac?
tion of knowing that your game is so
eminently dead as to deserve an obituary
notioe. I'll tell yon all about it as a rest
from my summer labors. [ determined
to devote a couple of the autumn months
to a jaunt Westward. I did BO. Rifle
in hand, I had spent a considerable por?
tion of the fall of 1856 on the prairies;
I had hob-nobbed with Indians until I
could give a Comanche war-whoop like a
native; drank "hair-trigger" liquid light?
ning with the trappers until they agreed
I was entitled to voto, and shot buffalo
from my mustang until it seemed like
murder to kill any more. Ia fact I was
tired with sport, and had reached St.
Pani on my journey East, when who
should unexpectedly turu up but my old
friend, Jim Kavanagh, for years after?
wards a delegate and member of Con?
gress from the new Western Territories
and States-a born pioneer. The meet?
ing was mutually cordial, and after ex?
changing the usual salutatory compli
meuts, our conversation ended in my
agreeing to accompany him on an expo
?litiou down the Mississippi ou the fol?
lowing day. He was going to look uftei
some land along the river; knew all the
planters worth knowing, and could pro
mise an amount of pleasure that wooli:
make me feel as happy as Adam and Eve
before they knew anything about origi
nal sin, so ho said. This was certuinly t
change, and it suited me.
Past St. Louis, past Memphis, past al
the pretty islands that have doubtlesi
onoe been iu a state of solution; pas
great bends and bluffs, against which th?
Father of Waters had written th?
wrinkles of his age; past great planta
tions where thousands of acres, fleck?!
with tho snow of Southern summer, fore
told the wealth that would, in a fe*
months, pour into the coffers of the auc
cessful oottou planter, until at last w
reached Helena, Ark. This was m;
friend's destination-a quiet, iuoonsidex
able frontier town at that time, wher
boats wooded up and merchants landei
supplies. Our traps had not been at th
hotel more than an hour, when wh
should make his appearance at tho hotc
bat Col. Wade Hampton-like ourselves
a temporary sojourner, ho haviog com
up for the nonce on an erraud from hi
plantation sovoral miles below. To dc
scribe the man is scarcely necessary, fe
pen and ink descriptions, as ho has ax
pearce! in tho character of tho leader c
the Confederate cavalry in tho late ut
civil war, have made his person familit
to almost every reader of every newspi
per in tho aouutry. At that time, hov
ever, he was tho plain Southorn plante:
a perfect typo of his class, and never
better exemplification of their hospitab
characteristics than when, finding us I
be goutlemen of some cuitare, (?) 1
pressed us to accompany him ou his r
turn homeward and partako of sue
pleasure as his placo afforded. I remet
ber that, among other things, he pr
posed "a bear hunt," and I, fool-hk
jumped at the idea like a school-bo
But I won't anticipate.
Have you ever boen ou a Southe:
plautatiou in old times, before tho d
oreo was promulgated as a part of o
modern declaration of independent:
that a white mau is as good as a niggl
and witnessed the working of the VJ
social machine? If not, lot me tell y
tho story in a few words. Here are 0
slaves, the property of one person. \
land from the steamboat soon after th
have finished their respectivo tasks 1
tho day, and as we pass through t
little villago which thoy constitute th<
is not a man, woman or child who di
not come rushing from his cabin to b
or curtesy, "How 'dy, Moss' Wadi
with all tho enthusiasm of uuadultcral
affection. The mansion itself sets br
from tho river, on high ground, aud
wo approach there aro a score or mt
of hunting dogs, of various broods, tl
gather from their sleeping spots to g
us welcome. The house servants, sta
boys, garden and field hands min
with tho quadrupeds, and thore is a w
ging of tongues and a wagging of t
that unmistakably attest the earuostc
of the welhomo that is accorded
"Moss* Wade aud he fren'." Exterui
tho house seems made of piazzas t
pillars. Iuternully yon might imaj:
you wore in a palaco, whero art
brought its contributions of books,
turcs and sculpture to make home bc
A night's rest on tho downiest of b
a dawn broken by thu appearance <
body servnut with a oup of hot col
while wo were yet on our backs, folio
by a pluto of frosh oranges and figs,
we were refreshingly prepared to di
A broakfast on gamo and tho usual li
rios of plantatiou life, for whioh, by
way, an appetite had boon pr?par?e
aa old-fashioned infusion of "peach
houoy"-what planter's house is t
plete without it?-and wo were read
take horses at the door for our bunt
We were to go some ton or tv
miles into the cane-brake, and to S|
the night. Threo or four negroes
attendants of the Colonol in those L
iag expeditions, followed with the
aud provisions for tho trip. Ahl il
an occasion not to be forgotteu; ai
comes baok to mo uow, ulboit noa
generation of years have swept
crowded by grander i neiden ta of life, as
fresh and sharp-out as if it were a pic?
ture of yesterday. The balmy air, that
gave tone to every nerve and luxury to
every souse; the rich low-laud growth,
sending forth from jeBsamino and mag?
nolia the perfume for which my old wife
used to pay $1.00 a bottle, and be satis?
fied with a third-rate imitation; the
stutoly steps of our blooded horses, as
we now and then broke into a gentle
cauter; tho coursing of the dogs, who,
freo from leash, roamed through the
woods at will, stirring up tho smaller
game, and making the neighborhood
musical with their glad notes; the jolly
cachinations of tho old time servants,
who, while not forgetful of tho homage
they owed their muster, still enjoyed a
freedom from restraint and au equality
with him that would have made un Abo?
litionist look in wonderment ou the
spectacle. These and a thousand other
details come back to mo with a power
that sends a gush of young blood to
every microscopic extremity of my sau
guiueous system. We reached our hunt?
ing ground about 2 o'clock iu tho day,
lunched, loaded our rifles, and in au
hour more were ready to "take to the
"Now," said tho Colonel, "if you are
not familiar with the bear, ba careful.
Don't take him into close quartern. Put
a ball through his heart before ho can
reach yon with his paw; but if you fail
to do this, stund not on the order ol
your going-leave 1 And, by the way,'
ho added, "whatever you do, save thc
I knew as muoh about bear hunting a:
I did about elcphuuts; hud seeu thc
beast tame in menageries, aud ouce oi
twice encountered a livo one; but nc
rifle-shot of mine had ever yet pene
trated the shaggy coat of a Druin, une
my ambition was on edge to bu gratified
Besides, I had just aome from "tin
Plaine," and felt big with tho rcpntatioi
whioh all fledglings innately enjoy wh<
have knacked down a dozeu or tweet]
buffalo. Well, we separated and got ti
work, I taking the stand which tho Colo
nel had assigued to mo, to await hil
movements and those of the dogs, win
were to drive up thc game while ho tnad<
a circuit. Whither he weut or what hi
did, I have uo knowledge. I only re
member that for nearly two hours I wait
ed -patiently, listening to every sound
trembling with expectation, and brav
down to tho pulp of my index finger
that rested on tho trigger of my trust
rifle. lu fact, I bud begun to gro\
dreamy, und my thoughts were wandei
tug amoug tho sceues of home lifo fa
Eastward. Suddenly, there was a lou
halloo-a shot, and then another. Th
dogs were baying, and evidently in fu
pursuit of game. What it was, whet.be
of doer or bear, of oourse, I had n
means of knowiog; but iustiuctivcly
Toit that it was coming toward the littl
branch whereon I had bceu Btatioued
ll was a question of less than five m
uutes, but in that iuterval I enjoyed th
keon zc3t of a sportsman's expectatiot
[ had it settled in my mind whero I wt:
to send my rifle-bull, where I woul
bleed my trophy when down, and what
would do in various triumphant ooutii
gencies that were pictured iu my mint
But, alas! the schemes of mon "aft gan
?gloy." Bruiu-for it was a full-size
beast of that nomenclature-made h
ippearaneo with a rush, tearing throng
the oano-bruke, a hound hanging to oi
aar, and tho puck olose on his heels,
ruised my rifle and fired, and have lot:
been satisfied that tho bullet sped :
least fifteen feet above its mark. At at
rate, it didn't hit him, while the som
af the discharge served to draw Iiis u
tention to a now aud unexpected nd ve
mry, and that was your humble servan
Despite the fact that ho oarried tl
(veight of a dog and a bullet from tl
jun of Cen. Hampton, ho turned li
blood-red eyes on me, and with an ug
expression around his month, which
regarded at the time as physiognomical
langerous, inado directly for tho positif
[ occupied. At the sumo instant, a bra
of hounds, God bless 'em! dushii
th rough tho cano with a glad yelp une
bound, seized the beor, ono by t
bunncbes aud another by the ll ink. T
Jigression saved me. I hud no othor ?
jourco than to take to a tree or tho bm
[ never was good ut climbing, and che
tho lutter, plunging pell-moll into t
zane, with an impetus like unto that o
demoralized locomotive. Fortunately
struck a path-ono of thoso narr
openings which aro sometimes woru
the Mississippi bottoms by animals mi
mg their way to water. But, horror
horrors! I had not proceeded fifty yu
before I heard closo behind tho sound
tho pursuing boar. Frantic with i
pain of the chawing bitos every iust
pouctrating his flesh, aud nuable
shake oil' tho faithful dogs, Bruin I
doubtless taken one of bia old roul
and instinctively hoped to brush or sh
his tormoutors off iu tho thick uni
growth. On ho came-closer uud ole
-tho brittle reeds cruckliug nuder
foot; tho hounds giving their sh
sharp, ugly yelps, and I dashing forw
as best 1 could through the almost
penetrable mass. It .seemed ns if I CC
feel tho hot breath of (he brute u
my buck, and I realized, ns only a i
iu such au emergency eau do, tha
once ho luid his claws upon mo, I w
dead man. My knife was already dr i
Lifo seemed to huug hut by a thn
aud I was prepared to do battle over
thin tie while there was a muscio lei
put forth its strength.
Yet stay ! Suddouly-in loss time I
I eau describe it-there was a crasl
of reeds in front of mo. In au ins
more, Gen. Hampton, hot and Hui
with pursuit, his clothes torn, and
flue fuco lighted up with that keon,
expression which I can fancy ill
nated it on many Another occasion it
hour of danger afterwards, stood fat
face with me. It was but a second,
took in the situation at a glauco,
myself, ho could almost fool the pres
of the bear now twenty steps bel
Seizing me by the breast, he pushe
! back into the wilderness of canes per?
haps throe or four feet-at any rate, out
of tho narrow path-und exclaimed, as I
fell backward, "Stuy there, as you value
your life. Don't move au inch!" At
the same moment, darting forward, he
dropped on his knee, and, cocking his
rifle, waited. I can't describe the inter?
val, it was so short; but it seemed as if
before I could gasp, tho bear was on
him. He fired, coolly and steadily ns if
ho were shooting at ducks. The bear
gave a groan, but the paco was un?
stacked. Ho dashed on, np to tho very
muzzle of tho remaining gun barrel.
Tho General was in the not of pulling
the trigger, when a cane, slipping from
undor his feet, flew upward, like a
spring, and striking tho weapon, the gun
waB discharged high in the air. In the
twinkling of an eye, the General was on
the ground, struck down by the fore-paw
of the enraged brute, but knife in hand,
and as ecol as if promenading his own
piazza. I sprang forward to his assist?
ance, but he shouted to me to stand
back. He was lying almost at full
length with the bear, while the latter
was being torn and distracted by the
dogs, now in full force, and doubly
frantic, seeing their master in bis power.
It was but the work of a moment, but 1
shouldn't forget the scene in a month ol
centuries. The General's right nrm and
knife were under the animal, but with o
motion quick as a fl.iab, ho threw th*
other arm over the body, and clutching
the knifo, diove it deep into the heart
of th? brute. There was a spasmodic
stroke of the paw in the direotion of thc
stroke of the blade, for a bear ul way t
strikes out in the direction from whence
it experiences pain-a fact, by-tho-way,
which saved the face and body of thc
General-and after a Bhort convulsive
spasm, the monster lay dead. And tba
is all. The dogs, with their jaws al
bloody, were called save one, who la]
iu the brake punting ia its death agoni
from wounds it had received. Tb!
Generul recovered his feet without i
scratch; gathered his gun, wiped thi
bloody knife iu the dark fur; sheathec
it in an overy-day sort of fashion; tb
negroes came up, und after ext ra vagan tl;
pouring forth their congratulations witi
true Ethiopian enthusiasm, secured th
carcass, ami the whole party re-unitei
around the camp fire at night fall, we!
satisfied with tho adventures of the day
We killed auother bear the next morn
iug, shot four or five deer, and two c
the negroes got a fox. As for you
humble servant, ho was satiated wit
thut kind of sport. AB U faithful chrou
cler, I am boand to say that I wa
scared all the way through, from m
os frontis to astralagus, aud ?ince thc
time have respectfully declined all inv
tations to meet bear on bis nativ
heather. In less than sixty days aftc
the events I have recorded, ? commeuoi
to uso hair dye, and grew prcmuturel
bald. I huve remained "ocire-footed o
top of my head" ever since, and whei
ever I want to tell my grand children a
old-fashioned story to make their bloc
curdle und give them a first CIUSH nigh
mare, I point to my denuded craniu
and recount my adventures with Ge:
Wade Hampton and that four-footc
epiadruped of the wilderness.
VIRGINIA TOBACCO CROP.-The Da
ville Register says the tobacco crop
the season is uot a first-rate one. .
one time it promised finely, but in ripe
ing on the hill it was not done well. V
have had opportunity within a few da
past of seeing u number of tobac
fields in a district of couutry that pr
dures tho weed iu as high perfection
any on the globe, and we observed tin
while mach of tho tobacco was brigl
very many of the plants wore not ripe;
iug uniformly, some of tho leaves bei
entirely ripe nnd yellow, while othe
particularly thoso at tho top, were si
green. What is worse tho fields wc
firing badly, so that the ground leaves
mauy places wero entirely destroye
Much of it was mero trash. Wo he
thut this condition of things exists gei
rally in the surrounding Counties of Y
ginia and North Carolina, and the
ceived opinion is that the crop will
evitably be light and chaffy, lt is c
tain that it will not bo a heavy yie
though thu number of hills be greu
Ismail Pacha hus won a victory in
contest for a semblance of sovereigc
though it may not bo a very substau
one. Heretofore, he has nut even b
classed araoug tho ruling princes, i
the succession to the oilico of Vice E
or Khedive, is nominally dependent
tho approval of tho Sublime Porto. N
however, by imperial firman, tho titli
Khedive, temporarily conferred on
mail in 1869, is made permanont
hereditary. Wo do not understand I
the succession is made independent
tho confirmation of Turkey; but
title, whioh has a higher political ant
ligious v?lue than that of Vioe Ro
Pacha, will hereafter be worn by tho
oessors of Ismail, Khedive of Egypt.
Thu friouds and acquaintances of Mr,
Mm, Johu 0. Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Th<
Berry and tho congregation of tho BJ
Church, aro roepeclfiilly invited to attou
funeral acrviccs of NINA, tho infant dau}
of tho former, at tho roeidonco of Mr. Il
on Lady street, botwoon Lincoln and 0
THIS AFTERNOON, at i o'clock.
Tho frionds and acquaintances of Mr
Mrd. Stephen F. E. Oruher aro iuvilcd I
tend tho funeral of their eldest <
CHARLEY, from tho Washington i
Church, THIS Al TEHNOON, at i o'cloc!
ALL pc ruo a H ind?htod to tho lato fi
CARROLL & SPELLMAN will pleai
at my Carriago Repository and Butti
samo with my Agent, Mr. M. J. CAI.NA>
15th mutant, all claims romaining u
will bo placod in uuit. Tina courso is
ponsahle to clono tho buainoas ot Cai
Spellman. JOHN AON
Bacon, Flour, Potatoes, dc.
BY D. C. PEIXOTTO & SON.
THIA (Tuesday) MORNING, at 10o'clock, wo
will sell, at our Auction .Store, to cloeo con?
BACON SIDES. SHOULDERS, HAMS,
Smoked Beef, Butter, Cheese, ?ut;?.r-Curod
Strips, Ac, &c.
40 barrels Extra Flour,
25 barrels Early Roso Potatoes,
1 Crate Cabbage.
Conditions cash. Oct 1
By JACOB LEVIN, Auctioneer.
OFFICE BOABO OF COUNTY COMMISSIONED,
COLUMBIA, S. C., September C, 1872.
PURSUANT to au Act eutitlod "An Act to
provide for the construction of a new
Court Houao in and for the County of Rich?
land," approvod Otb March, 1872, which enacts
au follows: "That the County Coraniieaiouers
of Richland County are hereby directed, au?
thorized and empowered to sell and convey
tho whole ot that lot in the city of Columbia,
on the corner ef Richardson and Washington
streets, whereon waa formerly situated the
Court House of said County. Tho said sale
to bo made at publio outcry to tho highest
bidder, at such time or times, on ench terms
and in such parcela aa the said Commission?
ers shall think proper, after advertisement
thereof for at least thirty dave: Provided,
Said lot shall not bo sold for fess than ono
hundred ($100) dollars per foot."
By virtue of said authority, we, the r.nder
signed, County Commissioners for Richland
County, will ofTer for sale boforo the Court
House in Columbia, on the FIR8T MONDAT
in OCTOBER NEXT, between the legal hours,
all tho unsold portion, (to wit: LOTS Nos. 1,
2 and 3) of that lot of land in the city of Co?
lumbia situated at the North-east corner of
thc intersection of Richardson and Washing?
ton streets, a plat whereof can be seen at the
office ol the Clerk of Court.
TERMS OF SALE.-One-half tho purchase
money payable on tho first day of January
?ext, the balance on tho first dav of Julr,
A. D. 1873, with interest from day of sale.
Tho purchase money to bo eccnred by bond,
with good pertonal accurity, and mortgage of
Purchasers to pay for ulampa and papers.
JOHN H. BRYANT, Chairman,
J. J. GOODWIN,
Sept 10 $ Commissioners.
Wanted, a Good Nurse,
FOR which good wagoa will bo paid. Ap?
ply at No. 18 Hurleyvillo, or at thia office.
Citizens' Savings Bank of S. C.
ALL SAVINGS DEPOSITS mado in this
Bank on or boforo the 5th day of each
calendar month will bear intercut for that
month us if deposited on the lat itibtant.
J. C. B. SMITH,
Oct 15_Assistant Cashier.
1AH A LBS. NEW CODFISH,extra fine,
.UUU with IRISH POTATOES to
match, juat received and for aale at
Of t i 1_Main atreet.
Palmetto Steam Fire Engine Company.
ig. will as?emele at
?Afn the Engine House,
?ES AFTERNOON, in
. f ntl uni form, black
' panta, at 4 o'clock,
promptly, for pa?
rade. They Will
also attend the
meeting, in the EVENING, at 7$ o'clock. By
urder. T. P. PURSE,
Oct 1 1 Secretary.
National Grange of the Order of Pa?
trons of Husbandry.
. (Esto Perpetua.)
WASHINGTON. D. C., September 10, 1872.
Co'. E. Wyatt Aiken, General Deputy, Grange
WORTHY BROTHER: I have the honor
to inform you tn at tho Masters, Past
Masters and Deputies in South Carolina are
hereby notified to convine at Columbia, on
WEDNESDAY, October 9, at 2 o'clock in tho
afternoon, for the purpose of organizing tho
State Grande of South Carolina. You aro
moat respectfully requested to bo preeent.
Charter membera of the Order, and all
who have received the Fourth Degreo. eau bo
pr?sent. Youra, fraternally,
Octl O. H. KELLEY,
jaar Paper? friendly pleaso cony.
PALL AND WINTER
GENTS' mSMSA GOODS ! ! !
WE aro receiving and will continuo to rc
ceivo through tho aeasou tho beat
That cannot bo eurpasBed, if equaled, by any
Custom-made. We. have the very lateat
fashions in Meltona, Diagonal*, Cheviot
Beaver*, Tricots, Black Dresa Frock, Black
Doe Panta, French and American Dress
Vest?, Cloth. Silk and Silk Velvet.
A spendhl lino of Mon'e, Youths' and Boys'
UNDER-CLOTUING,White and Fancy Shirts,
Cheviot and Negligee Half Uoso, Undcr-wcar,
Cardigan Jackets, Nock Wear, Suspende?,
Silk and Linon Handkerchiefs, Shawls, Car?
pets and Traveling Bags.
SILK. HATS-FALL STYLE.
JB3~WO have marked our Gooda for net cash,
KINARI) & WILEY.
BELL SCHN APPS,
Distilled by tho Proprietors,
AT SCJI1F.DA9I, IN HOLLAND.
AN INVIGORATING TONIC
AND MEDICINAL BEVERAGE.
Warranted perfectly pure, and ftoo from all
deleterious subdtaucoa. It is distilled from
BARLEY of tho fincat quality, and tho AROMA?
TIC JUNIPUR BERRY OF ITALY and designed
expressly for cases of Dyspepsia or Indiges?
tion, Dropsy, Gout, Rheumatism, General
Debility, Catarrh of tho Bladder, Pain? in tho
Back aud Stomuch, and all diseases of the
Urintfry Organs. It gives great rober in
Asthma, Gravel and Calculi in tho Bladder,
strengthens and invigorates tho eyatim, and
ia a oortaln preventative and cure of that
dreadful scourge, FEVER AND AOUK.
CAUTION I Ask for "Humos G. WOLFE'S
For salo by all reepeclablo Grocers and Apo?
HUDSON G. WOLFE A CO., Solo Importers.
Office, 18 South William street, New York.
Sept IC 3 mo