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-9 S.
tg, July 31, 1875.
WTx? Southern Crops.? One of
"encouraging circumstances in
ultnral condition und prospects
Sontb. is the experiment which it
low successfully made in the way of
iversity of products. Hitherto king
lieu lias allowed no rival, nor even ac?
cessory, near his throne. A prediction,
'ten years ago, that any of the cotton-rais?
ing States would in 1875 have a surplus
of cereals would have excited an incre?
dulous smile. Yet the States of Tennes?
see, Arkansas, Mississippi and Alabama
will this years have enough and to spare.
In addition to this unprecedented grain
yield, the old staple, though reduced in
acreage, has, by a more thorough system
?<&{ cultivation, rewarded the planter us
never before, and they boast of an inde?
pendence that has heretofore buen un?
known to that portion oi the country.
They claim that With their surplus of
oread-stuff they can obtain the means by
which they will be enabled to hold their
-cotton, take advantage of the market,
And sell for cash, instead of following the
?practice that has almost universally ob?
tained of mortgaging their crops early in
the season at ruinous figures. The agri?
cultural resources and capabilities of the
South have never yet been fully develop?
ed. It is able to feed itself as well as to
clothe, in certain essential respects, both
.itself and the world. The sovereignty oi
cotton would never have been disputed
if it had enjoyed the aid of such auxil?
iaries as tho cultivation of the cereals and
manufacturing industry.
. A Word About Firo Insurance.
Ma. Editor: Please give inc space in
'? our columns to say a word about fire
'?risurauco. Many experienced business
men urge that it is not only '?amazing"
-tuitunvise for citizens to insure their
property in any but home companies.
L think ! can show that there is a great
rrror in their view of the subject. The
history of all great conflagrations demon?
strates the unwisdom of depending en?
tirely upon home companies for insur?
ance, without regard to strength or
solvency. Many great fires have occurred
in tho United States during the last forty
i ears, among which I would enumerate
The following: In New York, in the year
183S, 825,000,000 of property was dc
? f. troy od; in Newark, N. J., 1835, $2,000,
lOOOrin Charleston, S. C, 1838, $4,000.
000; in Pirtsbnrg, Pa., 1845, $6,000,000;
Albany, N. 1840, 33,000,000; Atlanta,
>hi., !?*68niul 1850, SI,000,000; Charlcs
? an, S>. C 1802, $2,UOO,000; Trov, N. Y.,
3*02, $3,000,000; Vicksburg, Miss., I860
and 1807, $1,000,000; Mobile, Ala., 1807,
?1,000,000; Portland, Maine, 18G5, $10,
?GCLOOfl; Chicago, 1B71, $60,000,000;
Boston, 1872, $20,000,000; Chicago, 1874,
?8,000,000, with numerous others in
' ther cities, amounting to lrom $100,000
to $1,000,000. The event of the Chicago
tire bankrupted sixty insurance compa?
nies, with capitals varying from $100,000
to $500,000; that in Boston ruined about
.-sweaty-live companies. In either ofthc
sbove cities named, nearly all the local
'omptmies wore rendered insolvent.
Xuexi is a ten.lencj' nmong b:>t!i
onderwriters und property owners to
cegard innuranee a* a provision against
by wllti'irif ii "OS intlif, and forgel tho
probability <>?.' great conflagrations, which
must bankrupt companies with small
n.?[ managed with prudent skill.
It hash'.! ii suggested, ana not without
reason, thai companies should regard
<ach city : n single risk, and writu no
more in any one city than thoy could
lose in a single day withouj imperiling
&h*>ir st/ti~rtusy. S ?nie companies with a
small capital wri en >ugh i u one block,
?i two P?r three contiguous bio-Iis, lo ab?
sorb all their capital, in the advent of a
ItsastroiiH conflagration, 'i'liis pructici
"????ii! 1 )? gen >ral in any city -.\ '.< re the
people sought insurance in only home
?: .p.i.. :i' tiiej obtain only full in
. .ii ,lu. ? on tin ir property. Several \.v!
managed companies, with large capitals
id their lots ; in full, occasioned l.y,
the great tire i:i Chicago among which
i ?. in mention IhosT?iia Insurance Com?
pany, of 1!Art ford, Conn., which i:-. ma
luigod with prudence, und skill, always
?tci&orviug ii very large surjdus over its
capital. Iii I enabled them to pay claims
r losses amounting to $1,500,000 within
Ettrty days after the tiro occurred, with
tut affecting its s dv< i?.ey. When a com?
pany, into which you have paid a pre?
mium, becomes bankrupted, you lone
?.lie unearned pr mium which you have
paid. A very low, inadequate rate oi
premium indicates doubtful solvency of
a company, with n prospect of not being
ojiid ij? case of loss. Only adequate iiiti s
'if j remium should bo asked, which
?hould, be as low us the solvency of a
ito m pax:y requires. When a proptrty
>wuej- pays a premium for insuring pro?
perty, liu wants to leid assured that in
?as<: a loss occurs, his claim will be
promptly paid. GEO. Hl'tiGINS.
Colvmuu, S. C, July 20, 1875.
"Y'ou are all going to hell!" shouted
.tu Arkansas camp-meeting preacher.
?"That's a d??d lie; I am going to New
Orleans," said a buttcrnot on a rear seat;
but he took it all back when the proaeher
in nrched down towards him, pulling an
. td-inch Bowie knife from his boot-leg.
1 lie Are in Charleston, on the 24th, de
- -ctreyed about $225,000 worth of property.
.The burnt district extended from Wash
i sagten street to the river front, and from
?j Vern.on to Calhoun street.
-s- ??.
V Address of Gen. Hampton.
The proceedings of :'i3r i-uri ion of th
Hampton Logion woro opened by Gen.
Hampton, oh follows:
Fkllow-Soldleiih or toe Leo ion: In
assuming the position to which you hnve
called me, it wonld be ungracious to you,
nnd unjust to myself, were I not to tell
you how deeply tbis notion, on your
part, and this warm greeting,. have
touched mywheart. To liis this scene
possosses a peculinr and tender signifi?
cance, for it brings back vividly the
memories and associations of the past.
At the first call to nrms in the lato war a
gallant baud of patriots, who were
destined to win'Tor themselves an undy?
ing fame, did me the honor to choose me
as their leader. On this day, fourteen
years ago, these ties, which bind true
men and brave soldiers togelher in
bonds that can never be broken on earth,
were cemented by the best blood of our
comrades on the glorious Held of
Manassas. It is not for mo to tell you,
on this occasion, of that heroic and
desperate light; our gallant and dis?
tinguished comrade, who is to speak for
'the Legion to-night, will doubtless do so
fully ond well. But this JL will say, that
a long-and large exporionce, gained on
many of the great historic fields of the
war, has convinced me, beyond all
doubt, that tho Legion had the good
fortune to do more on that memorable
day to turn what threatened at one time
to be a defeat into a glorious victory,
than any other command engaged. Far
bo it from me to detract the fame of any
of the brave troops who shared with us
tho perihi and glories of that bloody day,
and still more unbecoming would it be
in me to olnini any merit for xuyscly. It
Was only our good fortune to come on
the field at the proper place at a critical
moment of, the battle, and your high
and stubborn courage it was, then, men
of the Logion, that stemmed the tide of
retreat, and my only merit it was, that
in response to what I feii was the instinc?
tive cull of every heart in the command,
I led you where the lire was the heaviest.
Hut I do not propose to touch on themes
which belong to our orator to-night. In
his hands your fame will be safe, and
history will perpetuate it. Mine is the
less high but not less grateful task of
thanking you for the renewed evidence
you give me of your confidence and
aflection, by calling me, on this auspi?
cious occasion of our first re-union, to
direct j'our deliberations, now in peace,
as you then called on me to direct your
conduct in war. Believe uic, my dear
old friends, that I appreciate this honor
from the bottom of my heart. Nor is
this tho only debt of gratitude due by
me te you. I have to thank you for your
constant exhibition during tl^e whole
warof the very highest soldierly qualities;
for having sustained me with an un?
faltering trust; for having entitled your?
selves by your conduct to all the love
and pride a commander could ever
lavish upon his troops, and for having
placed on your historic and unblemished
banner my name, thus transmitting to
our children, for all generations to come,
the fact of which I am so justly proud,
that you deemed mo worthy to lead
"The* Hampton Legion." Although
the exigencies of tho servico demanded,
in tho course of the war a separation of
tho constituent parts of the Legion, thus
taking a portion, for a time, from my
immediate command, I watched with
the deepest interest the conduct of all,
and I i'clt always tho highest pride in the
noblo achievements of overy branch of
the command. To mo you were always
my Legion, an\1 wherever yon bayonets
gleamed, or your sabres flashed, or your*
artillery thundered, my heart was with
yon, for there my men woro lighting, nnd
I felt a prido like that a father feels at
tho noble deeds of his sons. Knowing
this, you ean readily understand, ti ied
and trusted friends of the Legion, :!..tt I
us'.- no idle words when I hi I you heart?
ily and cordially welcome! welcome to
one and all, to each n:td every arm of
the command! Cuch of these arms e,.i>
tribulcd full share to I'm common
glury of the whole, and you have won
fame sufficient !'"?? nil. Lei there bo no j
nng< Herons rivalry i > lw< < n the different j
brauch? i of tho command, but only a
generous emulation. We nil fought at
the call ' our common tiiolhi r, t::.;'?
promt and dear Carolina of old. v. -
tough t in a common cause, and a t ftuig
und- r u common banner Who ?.i ; of
tho J. ^ion." Von hnve 11?? t tor i
my Colnrades, that ri?... i ! I ling? A , you
think of it again, does not a Hood of
proud but sad memoriesuwee] o\cryour
hearts.' Vou must romemlx r with t : Icr
ciuolh :i t:.:.: ii v.'t\? the gilt of the .< bio
women of our State, I'ou ;?? call the
Scene, wl.oh, just before you t:::.ivh< i I
torlh to battle, tin holioro '. *'!.!? I' .M:t;^is- j
t of tin Confoderato Stales prt si uteri j
i: to you 014 behalf of the women i I" t j
linn, iii'.'! eonjur ! yon to pr >tc<: i: from j
tain of dishonor and to ri< ft nd i; with
your lives, x'ou recollect liow proudly
and defiantly ii was ever borne in the
thickest of 'the fight. Lou r< im mix ;?
that on its torn and hallowed folds
are i uihlu/oiicri most <>:' tin glorious
battle-names of the war. Von n Jol
loct how many of our brave comrades
were strick* n down as they wen- bearing
it to victory, and how many men, alas!
fell beneath its folds as its pathway
through the battle was marked by death.
I know, 1 feel, that you remember all
these things, and thank God, that with
them, you can remember too with pride
and exultation thnt in all the varied
scenes through which that banner has
passed, not ono breath of dishonor or of
disloyalty, not one stain of cowardice or
of cruolty has tarnished its unblemished
folds. Torn by cannon shot And shell,
riddled by rifle bulls, blackened by tho
smoke of battle, it is nt?l, to tho cyo of
faith, as lustrous ?8 when it was first un?
furled in all its prido of beauty, and rich
in aj glory thnt deVcat can never sully.
(Hero Gun.-Hampton unfurled tl o Le?
gion flag, which was mot by a deafening
II I Ii I I ???I I I
yell.) Comrades of the Legion! I bring
back to you, uh the fittest offering to
grace our first re-union in peace, that
anner which yon so nobly illustrated in
war. Though it will nover again "bmvu
the battle and the breeze," yet as long as
one shred of its battlo-scarred folds clings
to another, it will tell you, in language
moro eloquent than words, of the impe?
rishable renown you won for it and lor
yourselves. It will speak constantly to
your hearts of our dead comrades, and it
serves to remind you always that, when yon
furled it forever, yon pledged your sotdh rig
honor to observe inviolule the tenns on which
yon surrendered. It will thus stand, as a
perpetual symbol of your plighted faith,
not alone in the past but lor the future.
It will be the strongest guarunlee to those
who so often viel in. the deadly fight, th<t( the
men irho proved themselues su true to it
while it rluimrd their allryhtnce, cannot
prove false to the new oldigatious (hey have
Incurred. All brave men who met yon in
battle will.honor you for honoring the
llag you once upheld so bravely, dung
to so devotedly, and which you now che?
rish asa memorial of your fallen brethren.
And while you cannot expect them to
sympathize with the cause in which it
was borne, they will not fail to respect
the men who bore it in so loyal and
knightly a fashion.
The people of Carolina can point with
pride to one historic banner which ex?
acts to-day lhe homage of the winde
country. When your forefathers and
mine followed the heroic. Washing-,
ton, as his meteor llag swept to victory
at Cowpcnsand Eutaw, they could scarce?
ly have hoped that their descendants
should see that llag, honored by 40,000,
000 Americans, ere the young republic,
for which they gave their blood, had at?
tained the lirst century of its existence.
The brave people who were our enemies
Kit) years ago, forgetting the, animosities
and strife which then arrayed England
and America inarms, forgetting that they
once call?, d "Washington, and Itutledge,
and Lanrens, and Sunder, Pickcus and
Marion, "rebels," this day pay willing
honor to the devotion, the patriotism and
the coumgc of our revolutionary sires.
If justice, truth, moderation, concilia?
tion and statesmanship direct the coun
scle of those who were the victors in the
recent war: if free citizens of free and
equal States can maintain and perpetuate
in this confederacy, under the constitu?
tion our fathers-established, the liberties
for which they fought, then it may be
that when another century bos rolled by,
this banner of yours will be deemed by
others than ourselves worthy as repre?
senting truth, faith, honor and courage,
to be placed by the side of the honored
flagofEutaw! It may be given to our
children to see this auspicious day. To
us, who are standing on this great divid?
ing lino which separates the first century
of our country's life from that unknown
future which lies before us, will remain
only the aspirations and the prayers of
the patriot. Cheered by these, we can a;
least rc-cchO the words of Carolina's
gifted and lamented patriot and poet:
' Did liberty rejoice! Aye, though its
day
Bo fur or near, these clouds shall yet be
red
With the large promise of the coming
day."
In the meantime, solemnly appealing
to the great tribunal on high to vindicate
the purity of our motives in peace and in
war. we tenderly and reverently place
among our most precious relics onr loved
t!iou^!i conquered banner.
"Furl that banner softly, slowly;
Treat it gently, it is holy,
For it droops above the dea l.
Touch it hot; unfold it never,
Let it droop there furled forever!
[?'or the people's hopes are dead!"
It only remains for me to introduci to
I yon Gen. T. M. Logan, who has been in
vitod to address you on this occasion.
Couucctcd with the Legion from its <?:?
I gunizalion to the closo of its career, shar?
ing in all its toil< and duiigi rs from Ma
' nussus to Appomattox. and winning for
him !< If, by distinguished M i-vice on
many a hard fought field, rank, fame und
the d >vot< I ultachmi ::t .>!' his comrades,
no one i-; better litted to recount tin
?! ds an I represent the spirit of the
Legion.
. ? ?. . - _
Meeting Board o' Health,
(' r\c|i, Chamiiku.
Coi.i MM.\, N. C, Julv 1^7".. t
Hoard met at !'. M. Pr' u ::t A. S. |
11vdrick, Chairman. Members, ii. T. i
. . im r. -i Otitis, J. lb A!: . II.
i.iiilih Is. I. T. /.eallv, S. A. A< are , Jr., !
.1. A. IKndrix, C." 1'aiiun.i and John I
'?1 1 minutes of last nioeting w re read
; ;l approved. No complaints before
the Hoard.
Tli ? Hoard of !,'? a'th respi id fully r - j
quest the citizens to economi/.o tie- use]
of water us much as pnictieul at this si a
hon of the year, in order t<> avoid tin j
compulsory use of wall r from the vi;. :?. I
Du motion*, Hoard adjourned.
UICIIAIM) J( >NES, ei? il Hoard.
-? ? -??
Regular McetingfCity Coiinc!!
('' >uxc:ti Cn vmiu'.i:,
Coj.UMlU.v, S. ('..'.Inly 27, lh7">.
Council nu t at S o'clock I*. .M. Pre
s< nt his Honor the Mayor, John Alex?
ander: Aldermen Cooper, Swygert, Da?
vis, Wells, Hrown. Simons. Purvis,
Thomas and Carroll. The minutes of
last meeting wer.! read and confirmed.
Petition of H. Madden deferred to
next regular meeting.
Cot.vmuia, S. ('., .July 20, ls7">.
To the Mayor and Aldermen ?;/' the City
of Columbia?Genti.kmkn: I am directed
by the Hoard of Health to furnish a
copy of resolutions passed to-day, viz:
"That the City Council be requested to
furnish about fifty cards, with the names
of committees and sub-cottimittces of
this Board, and their duties printed
thoreon, for tho purpose of facilitating
the business of said Bojud of Health in
tboir endeavors to imprflf^o, the sanitary
condition and other matter* conducive
to tho health of tho city." I am also in?
structed *o call your attention to the had
condition ot the drain on Taylor street.
Tho Board are of the opinion thnt a rock
or brick drain is necessary lor about two
blocks, viz: Sumter street to Bickens
street, or in the neighborhood of that.
Very respectfully, vour obedient serv?
ant, RICHARD JONES,
C lerk of Board.
Alderman Carroll moved thnt the
Clerk be authorized and instructed to
furnish the tho cards desired, und that so
much us relates to the drainage of Taylor
street be referred to Committee on
Streets. Carried.
Communication from Carolina Nation?
al Bank, received us information.
Sundry bills n ferred to Committee on
Accounts.
Special commit?< o on City Hall asked
for further time, (.{ranted.
Petition of K. E. B. Hewetsoii, referred
to Committee on City Hall.
Office Cuxef of Police,
Columbia, S. C., July 1, 1875.
'In Ihr Ifi?toruble the Mayor und Alder?
men of the City of Columbia -Gentlemen:
I have the honor to present tin: follow?
ing report for the month ending the 30th
June, 1875:
Total number of arrests mado during
the month of June, for all grades ot
crimo and offences committed within j
city limits, were 1-1(5, of which 100 were
males and 10 females. Whites 11; co?
lored 1?5. y , . ? ?v . -
Tho following xfuwident shows the
grail<? of all climes and offences com?
mitted within the city limits during the
past month: Disordorlv, 24; drunk, 2:5;
vagrancy, ^; creating disturbances, 4:5;
lunacy, 2; forgery, I; grand larceny, 1;
assault and battery, I; petit larceny, 0;
suspicious characters, ;5; violating ordi?
nances, 2-1; trespass, 1; resisting oiBccrs,
2; disorderly houses, ti; nuisances, 1.
Total 140.
The following disposition was made of
itiir^oiia arrested during the month end?
ing Juno '.50: 10 served their time, of
which they worked 72 days; ? were turn?
ed over to Trial Justice; .'5 were turned
over to their parents for correction; 2
were sent to Lunatic Asylum, and H'.i
were discharged by his Honor the Mayor.
The following statement, shows the
amount of tines eollected by the police
department for the month ending June
30: Total amount ORSCBsed. $157.70; total
amount collected. S-SJ.70. All of which
is respectfully submitted.
M. P. NIXON, Chief of Police?.
Columbia, July, 1, 1675.
Expenditure police department us per I '< tLy
Cash B'iiA-, Chtif of Police, Month of
June, 1875.
Juno H - Telegram.$ I 00
June 28?President Thompson,
tine remitted..... 5 00
Dan. Simpson, special police. 13 25
Moses Good. 2 50
1*. A. Kraft, ostler. 2 50
James Crates, board, case of pin,. 7 50
M. F. Nixon, board, ease of pin,
crtHi. G 00
Henry Davis, cash. 2 00
Henry Goodwin, cash. 1 00
Oshan Golden, cash. 50
Wilson Robinson, cash. 1 00
City Clerk and Treasurer, No. 17. H 00
City Clerk and Treasurer, No. 10. 12 00
Kerosene. 25
Total. *<U 10
M. F. Nixon, Cheif of Police.20 00
Total.D81 70
AI. F. NIXON,jChcif of Police.
The Committee on Guard Honso to
whom was referred tho report of the
Chief of Police, having carefully ex?
amined thesniuc for the month of Juno,
lind all correct, and recommend the
adoption of the same?all of which is
respectfully submitted.
* WM, SIMONS, Chuilmnn.
On motion, report adopted.
Alderman Carroll, from Com n tit to on
Accounts, reported hack the tVblowing
bills, and recommended paynieji: 1 ?(>?.-,
collars, Hopson .V Sutphen, s20; bell
lower, Cooper ?V Tavlor, 61.20] Wal
Works, John Ah \..ndcr, $102,('<(j
Th Committee on Five Department
asked for further time, whih was
granted.
Council adjourned.
RICH AIM) JONES, City* "5
f- vV-,'iV;
??A; a sale of pictures made \>j 1.1 -
i lllri Lio A ?!o., in London, ia >1 u:i
says the Now York l>t.ii?j 1', -|
r> inavkabl i price* wer iobtaim
wo should say so. I . ;? instance,
"N< ? 'olitan iilmr Girls surprised
llatiiiii - bv Mo .iflight," by II. P. 15 . n
ingtoi.. - ?': 1 for i*2,500, wi.il ? [? V ; .un ;
Lady in a IJIui Dress," by ;'[? ?!?? Iiua
Heynol ! .. brought but $150. j: wn . tho
pecuniary misfortune, of thejowuor <-t'
Sir Joshua's picture that the ylun ; In ly
in the blue dross was n't surprised bath?
ing l>y moonlight, loo.
"As mi ovideneo of scarcity of
money among young men," sail a lead?
ing confectioner, "lei mo poicl you to
the fact that a great many young girls
conic to this saloon without biaux, who
a year ago always had all escort" "How
do you explain this innttenlbn of the
gentlemen?" "Very readily; many of
them nro out oi' employment, others
have had their salaries reduced, while
those who are in business for themsclvos
an? doing no trade, and as ft ctnscqucnco
have no money to spend for ice cream."
Some of the Radical papersiro express?
ing the hope that tho negiucs of tho
Southern States will emigrate en masse
and leave the Southern white? to perform
field work for themselves. Sspposo thoy
should emigrate in a body to some
Northern State? What thuniorous fog
born music wo would hear, it opposition
to the influx, from these saiHo journals.
A Riohmond paper asks: "If Mr.
Keely can run a locomotive lroin Phila?
delphia to New York with ;a pint of
water, what would he do witk a. pint of
whiskey?" Perhaps ho would dfink i?.
for sttle
Crrx Itzm3.?Tko weather W,i4txtrenie
ly warm yesterday. ? /, I
Fruit, at Pollock's, under Opera House.
Old type in any quantity at from
twenty to thirty cents a pou
nt PucEXIX ofiieo.
Imported French green ptfis, at Pol
lock's, under Opera House.
A lad who l.us had some
in a printing office, can securi
tho I'll-kmx office.
A monument to Hon. Wi:
Simms is about being erected
lia Cemetery, Charleston.
Fresh cakes, every day, at
under Opera House.
Old newspapers, suitable fo
pine;, at iift ? cents a hundred
Mr. I. Sulzbachcr ha.; rotnrne
old business, and will hereafter
tu repairing watches, clocks, jewel
Ho can ha consulted at tho
Sogar Store.
French confectionery, at? Poll
under Opera House.
The asylum is over-crowded, an
new patients can be admited.
Meals from 0 A. M. until 11 1 '
Pollock's, under Uptr-. Jlovy?'.
The water furnished t^.cjty just now
has a jaundiced appenrwny. Filtering
would help it. \
I-: cream, at Polloclc's, Inder Opera.
House. \
Uy a tel. graphic desp.de!, received in
this city, on the 7th, i,nf>Tination wa3
conveyed of the death ?)f I. M. Singer,
Esq., the great Semitic machine man.
All the offices of tb< company were
closed through respect i? hin muiuovy.
Ladies' and gents' tuning saloon, at
Pollock's, under Opera House.
Tiie Toledo CChio') [Hade credits cx
Govcmor Scott with advocating the pay?
ment by the Genend Government of the^
Confederate debt, arid in addition to4
that, paying for the emancipated slaves.
Stick candies, at Pollock's, under Opera
House. (
O^.ng T.> .-?w.tt^a^es bfvond our
control, the pubHenti^^vf the Ph?2??12*
has .been suspended for several day3.
We expect to resume its regular publica?
tion next week.
Canned goods, at Pollock's, under
Opera House. ^
At a regular meeting */ .the Columbia
Sohnetzon Verein, it Mt-os decided to
change the date of Uni "fest". It will
come of on the 12th, 13tn, Hth, of Octo?
ber. Arr.mgmcnts hnv? been made to
provide additional at'r.ictioJ's, and tho
"fest" will, without doubt, bo the means
of drawing an immense crowd of people
to Columbia. \
List or New A!?vkktisj^:n'ao.
Umbr< 11a Lost.
Isaac Sulzhuchcr -A Card. /
Winthrop Williams?Ins. Agent.
The losses sutained by tho South in
the civil war are estimated by a corres?
pondent ofj the New York livening ]\>s'.'
to have been $1,281,000,000, iridepen-;'
dent of the slave property, which/
amounted to $2,100,000,000; making")!/
total of $3,084,000,000, Hut this ?V
below the mark, for tho corresponded
estimates that had not the war occurred
the wealth of the South, taking tho'iAtio
of the ilesade. ending 1800, aSvn^test,
would in lw70 have reachedjBW,"S1,
000,000, instead of which it lelf to only
>".. l.Vi, 000,000- a dihorcncc/Qf nearly
$10,000,000,000. /
Spain, it is said, inton Is. to contract a
loan ?>f seven millions o^ dollars to in?
demnity tho forimr si.iV.^.wft$l>
Rico. The pre .out nnnncn^conuttion
of tho Madrid Goveriimeriwrocalls De
Mmprat's n ply win n llistio? tol l him
he must ! iy his d-'?is "With all my
heart; bu who then shall I borrow the
money from?"
A writer in n I'resl ytorian paper calhv
11; 1 . h morable man to hangMiw
head in shame, because America pavw
rl.:: id,ti l for liquor,$10,000,000 for oog#',
nnd bar Iy s ineczes out $0,000,000 fdv
preach< rs of the gosp< 1.
I've knowM dal mule fur froayeahi,
:m 1 don't link de nntmilo would hurt a
I mi, cause ." This blank space indi?
cates where the lecturer was interrupted,
mid the niggor forwarded to the other,
side of tho fence. Mules trill stretchy
Lheir limbs at times, you know. /
We learn that a private letter receiver.*'
in Jefferson County, on the 27th, ind)-.:
rates that there is likely to beAwtefS
trouble with the negroes in JcnVstfjfri
Bounty.
It is so hot and dry in Nowberry,^mt
tho planters propose holding a pjffiyer
meoting. A good idea, perhaps. '
A small house occupied by th< / Man
bant famly, near Helena, N/wberry
bounty, was burnt down on tho .(night of
tho 23d. /
'Madamo Hrignoli, is living in N/ow
Fork, and supporting herself/and chfld
t)y singing in n church o^hoir/
Tho Snake Hun Acadeiusjfc the
vf an Indian school,
ill bo adders.
Iiivor pirates wcro blc
ighter, wnich they lire
mjtho 29th. '
Captain Ginsy was.',
^arhondalo, Ohio, $
in known assassin*
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