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FBOFES S IOISTAXj.
ATTORNEY AT LAW AND COLLECT
Bbistol., Va & Ira.
WILL practice in the Court of Sullivan,
Washington, Carter, Green anJ Hawkins
Counties, Tennessee, and Washington Coun
Prompt attention will be given to all
busineea intrusteJ to Jim.
Office wet en I Nickiea Hoa.se.
Aug. 1 1, WH, tf
CHARLES J. ST. iQM,
Attorne at Law and Collactirig Agent,
TILL attend promptly to M busin'-s
F eutruatej to bint ill uppe Em' f-v-uaee.
aug 14, 18o8, tf.
DEAD.! I 0A DERICRS,
MTOSNEIS AT LAW ASD dOLICI
T0E3 IN CHANCES Y.
J. W. DEADERICK, Knoxvllle, Teun., or
W. V. DE AD K RICK, Bloantvi'.le, Tenn.
J. O. ltlADEKllli, Bristol, Tenn.
ALL business intrusted tt their care will
be promptly attended to. Claims col
lected in any part of upper Eust Tennes
see . .ug ! 4 -y
CHARLES R. VANCE,
Attorney at Law and So jo: '.or :n Cinncerj.
ESIiLLVlLLE. Si 'LT .'1.1 , VA
HtYUfG recent! renoe.J fn -f..f".
Tenn , stKt located Liu:-. periua
nentiy at Estillfille, iicott ounty V:t..,. will
practice in the several Courts to the coun
ties of Lee, Scott, Russell, Wise aud Wash
Prompt attention given to collec
tions a the above named counties. C' ni
muniations will hereafter be addressed to
mean above. aug4ltf
Attorney at Law and Collecting Agent,
UNION DEPOT, TENN ,
Will practice in the Circuit Courts of
Greene, Hawkins, Washington and Sullivan
counties, and in the Federal court at Knox
ville, and will attend promptly to all busi
ness intrusted to his care, including the
Collection of Claim against the Government.
faug 14 1J8
J. H. WOOD,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
BRISTOL, VA. 4 TENN.
WILL PRACTICE IX THE COURTS
of Washington, Scott, and Lee Coun
ties, Va., aud Sullivan and Washington,
Tenn. Particular attention paid to cases
in Bankruptcy and the Collection of Claims.
Offioo West end Nickels House.
a aug 14 li8
H. M TOLSOM,
Attorney at Law and Collecting Agent,
aug 14th, 1868. tf
A. J. BROWX. S. J. KIRK.PATRICK.
BROWN & KIRKPATRICK.
aug H. tf
JOSEPH T. CAMPBELL.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
PRACTICES regularly in the Courts of
L Washington, Smith, Russell and Scott
Counties, in the Circuit Court of Lee Coun
ty, and the District Court at Abingdon.
July 24, I8ti8. 6in
J B McLIX. O. C. KIXG.
Bristol, Tenn. lilountville, Tenn.
Attorneys at Law k Solicitors in Chancery.
WILL give their atteatinn to such busi
ness as may be eomniitfed to their care.
Colltctiom m South- Wnt Viryhui ami
Edit Ttnntfft Aumdd to I'rempttg.
Aug. 14, 18(18.
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YOKE & FULEERSOIf,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Will practice in the Courts of Washington,
Russell, Scotland Lee counties. OFFICE,
in Lancaster building aug H-J
W. 2ST. CXjICSOiT,
ATTOKNKV AT LAW,
riLL practice in the Courts of Teune
lf asee and Virginia. Special attention
to all business in Bankruptcy,
end Xickeh' House. Aug
14 13(18 tf
TO THE PUBIC GENERALLY.
DRS TS MPLKTON k CARTER, having
permanently located iu lit -istol, Venn.,
Wuuld repeelfully auui.uuce to i..e puhi.c
generally (liat they are U..W pre,, ue l iu
treat Cancer, in all its form. v.'i. ' ;:.
us of the knile. They have in il. ,i h.u: i
a iemedy which has beou e ! -'i jr.-lul.y
lu huudftis uf lascc, uu i Li tti. .t I tt . r
ugh kuowledgu of Med. cine, iiime uo..l
fear to place themselves uiuUr their care
and treatment. They will aUu give para
lieular aiteuliou to
DISEASES OF THE EVES,
loch at SirabisiuusK, (cross-eyes,) Ptery
gium Cataract, Chronic Inltiualions, 4c -i'ersous
wishing to place theiu-elves under
war treatment cau prucure b ard in our
tnwu at alow price, or. if they prefer it, w
til Vllt them at their homes. Ail vouiiuU
alcattous promptly answsred.
Aidresa Tfcilt'LETu.N at CARTEH,
11 . 1 si. B.iu.l. Teuu.
(Office ia the Lancatter E all ling.)
ug 14 lbfis
j-r, J. B. w uisrox,
OFrSli.0! his professional
ervicss to the
eiliiens of Jtristol and vicu.v
Residence ul 1'iof. tVunln
above ilr. A. K. Mooie's.
. ; 1-t du..r
DR. WM. N. VANCE,
I A I E of a ng-poi t, resides in Bristol
J il will attend ! profimioua! eails
frum ttiwu and country
Oft'K'K. ia Kiug'a Block tint doer on
tli riikt no. stuiis. anj U. ly
3)enlal 6'ttrgeon, fetfk
Abincco , Va.
Visits Bristol every Friday and Sat
urday Otfics on il a Street, one door
west of Ensor's Drug Store.
s-b Visits Marion every other Tuesday
and Wednesday. Office at Major Haller's
Big. 14. 1108. ly
JOHN Kr.YS, M.D. D. D S.
V GRADUATE in both Medline and
Dentistry, but who devotes his time ex
clusively to Dentistry, will be fisund at lis
office, next door to Ensor'a Drug Store, at
all times, except when professionally absent.
lie will visit lilountville On Monday of
each Court Week. He will also be at Jones
i lie, Lee county, at the Circuit Court.
SEXTESCE OF JAMES J E
THE LAST DIE 13 CAST!
Ununhnou Drcinlon of the Ontrt
The Prisoner Appeah to IxecntiTe
Rf'lited nnlitth?. 18A of D'c.
31 ivs ail Jiru-s Jeter Phi ips
!rvi! c. . t il o i' s city hy u t living
j ri's. -jce. Pr.rf Writer, bv his murder of
Dr. Ftrkmin, -trrd op to veageince th
i'uiiiar c.nr'"ncj, an.i tj.'h'ii.l a greater
o:!'.-iider than (Ft twiter ia tii-re. The black
i.tiala of crime c'iiiu n no mori" revolting
psg than the Dnnber's Firm Murder
Every obstacle which talent a-.d m aey
c olli throw in th way of j istice has failed
V" keep the noo-e from the neck of this
coid-bl'Od-d viola or of the holiest dutt. 4
'n life. Th C'.art ot' Apfjeih hs decided
that he is n il entitled ro anith-r change for
bis life. In view of his pertimcio is ai l
Impudent belief that he could defy tha
awfal sentence passed upon him by the
people and Judge, bo has been allowed
41 dajs respite frum the 4;h tnst. , the day
which bad been Gxed f r his execution. It
is to be (ervenily hoped by every one who
values the saDctity of the dearest relations
in the social system that on or about the
5lh day of January Dext thin man shall b
exernted. We copy from tbe Richmond
Di-'jia'ch a graphic acconnt of the scenes
which ensned npon the cloning to him of the
delusive door of Hope :
When the news of the action of the Conrt
of Appeals reached the county crmrt-hon.se,
where the conrt was in session, the qnestion
that arose was, who ihouli break it to the
ill-fated orisoner. who had been all the
morning walking to and fro in his cell,
anxiously awaiting the tidings, thonga ftill
strangely confident of a favorable renlt.
The aad .inry appropriately fell npon Mr.
George W. Thomas, one of the pHsouer's
t'aithtu! counsel. Deputy Sher d Eprleston
went to the jail at 2 o'clock, and opening
the cells, the prisoners came down as nsnai
to their dinner. Phillips had taken his ra
tions np stairs and was coming down for an
other purpose, when he was told that Mr.
Thomas wished to see him at the g ite. They
shook hands through the iron bars, and
it was hardly neees-iary for the lawyer to
suesk, as his countenance told the story.
rord turned towr1s the orison door, then
Dued and aked Mr. Egileston if Mr.
Thomas might speak with huu in his c-jll.
The permission was accordod ; but before
the sherilTand the lawyer had entered the
apartment the prisoner had thrown himself
npon a chair burying his face in his handi,
burst into tears. His whole frame quivered
with emotion, sob followed sob tn quick suc
cession, and for several minutes, not a word
was spoken Presently Mr. Thomas (his
own voice husky) approached, and placing
his hand npon the poor fellow's shoulder,
liemred him to be calm, cheer up, and in a
f. w words assured him that his counsel bad
now done all tha' they conld except to oh.
tain a brief delay before the dsy of execu.
tion. It only remained for him to make
bis peace with Heaven, aud he uinst re.
member that there were many praying for
the salvation of his soul. To ail this and
much more Phillips listened, but sid J h
login reply. Tnere was nothing now to y
Death certain death stared him in ttie
This interview lasted but a short ti ne.
His (rieuds withdrew, and for mote than an
hour he was left alone. At about 4 o'clock
the Rev. J. B. Taylor, a Bap'ist mini-ter,
who had 'i days past knou ihe yomhful
culprit, and his' lather t-for- him. ppd. d
to be admitted to th cell. Sheriff Eiil.-s
ton, opeutug llm door. Vooad lh prisoner
still pacing the sto.iv Q v, and crying -I'll
as if his heart would bresk. Iu rely to
tbe question whether he was in a -a:e of
mind to receive spiritual advice, he s..id
"Certainly." At hist he did not recogn z
the veoeiable divine who entered his ceil,
kilt afoerwards said he rememhered h m
well, and thanked him tor coming to hina
iu hi. hour of trial. T ie PoC'iT iw sat
I n b his side, and, a. to a dying mi,
o! i h il in simple, ui,ff rted wuioa. t'o-
.r-, f iu ni' i, "d the i Uu of -alvaiiou
hv i'.. ' ' . .u Je-u. Ctir t. Fr.-qu ctly the
t" m iimrf and tor toone oir hi
s"d v u d p.rtlcnlarlv & ct. d wb-n the
lU'ln-i.-r ai 1 he d-Mir -d to t.'-ak to h.tu as
M. u., i. n sou. but mut a I ii's huu as
ia E'.ii'y of many sins oi'one ijrrai cr me.
Win ii asfeed if he kni-w h'w aho h u 1
bn aaved, he responded, after a moment's
htwiiation, "By reoeniance towanla G id,
aid laith in Je,u Christ." Then the mu
iter asked if he might pry w.lb him, and
receiving a nod t a-seni, toe prUuu r, his
aih.r, aud th minuter of the gi spot, ail
kn-lt, and in an earnest prayer asreuded to
God, the words bard'y audibtw for the
groans of the culprit. Ater a tew m ore
words they separated, ami Phillips resum
ed his wait, n"t having tated of Io.k1 or
drink since early moraine.
h- ii.i i.mod snirit been broken.
a-... is- third or f nr'.h lime In his lng and
...m..,ik rMitwmrtil h') Jeter Phiibi.s
l.wt. his s lf-coutrol, and showed otherx that
he Wu weep. Once, when told that It w is
eurreullv rumored that a certain yom la.
dv with whom he was siippofeii 10 use had
a matrimonial eogaitenieul before b s arresi
has! said that she woull marry hi-.u "thougli
all the wond f.irsie k him ; y.-s. even though
the ct remoiiy sboU d have to bo performed
uu.ler the gallows," "I d say that !" he
exclaimed, and turew l.ni"e!f on his hed,
with a gnsh of tears. Agaio, when h a lain
er last visited him -vxmt a m. n h ago he
was sfT. cte.i to te'.rs as the old man ipoli .
iu h'.ui fcin.i'y tt-roiiili the pns..ti bars. !it
B..t nniil now has be seemed to realm that
death wn n.arer to h mthan other n .r als.
But now it has fl t-ued across bis mis I, acd
simultaneously it would seem that an arrow
of conviction had pierced his stubborn heart.
May God forgive him!
By the sentence of the Circuit Court of
Henrico Phillips was to have been hung to
morrow twtween the hours of 11 M. aud 6
P. M. Yesterday aftern hh, however, his
couns-d were sec--e,atul iu procuring from
the Governor a rescue, by which th exe
cution U delayed, (or s.x y days. This i iu
view of the Uct ttiat tue decision of the
Court of A.ip-als is uuex;cted U Die
prisoner, a.id it Is desired to ati. rd Uira ev
ery opportunity to propare for death.
It seems that the execution o
has n.t been delayed tor s lot,g
at ttrst reported. Toe Governor r ;.ited
hitu nntil the li h of i.-ceuitier, au sppii
catiun havi-jg beeu mJo by the prisoner's
c -ancil endorsH.1 by tl.e lorncy G'-oerl
nd Colonel Vonng. If a piao which has
teen foreshadowed is carried out, it is p.
ii'ilc that he may not be huug on the dy
n im-d, b'ir yet hive another trial.
Ju.ige Crump and Mr. Guig n visited the
prinooer iu Us cell yesterday, and tuund
mm still .umepletely unaerved. Iu hisd.s
Irvn lie would crcely tie recogni."d a
ihe heaille-s, tilue-eywi boy wti t,-A so
"ell ilie trill for the murder ot his wile.
Hi b:tir is lotiA ; biatieaid gp-wn out; tiis
wlj4:,. a-pect is ihi of a denial n ug crimi
li tl, terrihed almost to the loB 01 r a, ll
by i n- friglittully bear aporoach 01 ignoojij
'O is death.
I' shon ii he Mated that Dr. Taylor, whose
v -qt to Puillips was noticed in this paper
y'ter.iay, a not the tir.t minister 01 the
G tel who lias approached him during his
confinement. Miui-ters ot at let three
I iff reut denomiuat ous have repeatedly
i nv- r-d with him on ihe culj -ci of reli.
g n liefore and since his seutence, but with
out apparent tff.'Ct.
I'isit to the Ititins of Pompe ii.
.4 Lrtt-r from CKiwIlir Lpsonn') tn the
Si)'!i,mte ' i'Ms uf the Cntcer.n'y uf (re r
Pompeii lies ah 'Ut thriteen m les from
X.oies. Its situation must Lave been .nr.
pi-.Mi.iiy line, the luxuriant plains tretch
ng otf on two ot its sides, the river Sarntis
dusting tQiough Us midst, and the sea,
loveliest of seas, near by with its caress), g
waters. Vesuvius was but tie miles dis
tant. The city, ia i-d, was huilt upou a
bed of lava whicti the m uintatu tn Borne
remote age, had poured forth. Yet the
volcauo hd been quiet so long that no one
(fared it ; and " the posit. ou . f the city
otlered uuu.ual advanraies to trad as we.l
a. preseutevl t.16 bi'o-s a'trac'iious to cul
ture and tate, it early became the reort of
wealth and luxury. Although a Ki man
city, Poruoeii heloog.-d to that portion ot
Italy called Magna Grecia aud its peculiar
ities were largely shaed by the foirit ot
Groek civilization, li was vh-ited by an
earthquake. A. D., 63, and was overwhelm
ed by an eruptioa of Vesuvius ia the year
79. For nearly 17o0 years it lay buried
under ashes, since hu, ttrn norCiil el
cavatiou has been going on, though not reg
ularly. It contained about 2.'i,OuO inhabitants
Its walla, which Were tweuiy leet thick and
the same height, w-ire, I sj.iuid supiwse,
rather more than two miles in circuit.
These wads had five gates; the principal
one was called the "Gate uf Ilercnlaneun,"
aud stood at the point, where the Appiaa
way touched tbe city.
Ms first walk was along the "Street of
the Tombs." This is outside of the wall
and leads to the "Gate of Ilerculanenm."
I felt very strangely when I entered tno
II .."-c i Diouio.icB. IT yuu have read trie
' Last Days of Pumped," by B ilwer, you
cau nnderstvnd why my feelings were m
singular. To taka a stroil througn an al
most perfect Roman house ; to see all its
arrangements; to tread npon its marbla
doors, loot iuto its bed-chambers and stand
in its reception hall ; to go down into its
cellars and around its gtrdensand among
its baths ; is one of those intensely vivid
things that the distant past rarely permits
yon to et joy. I entered through a narrow
passage (vestibulum) iuto the hall (atrinm)
aud tueuce into tbe bed-roms connee'ed
hy doors with this hall. The Chambers were
quite small, not larger than the little dor
mito ies iu old colleges, and they had no
in Ion's. I saw the oilier apartments. It
was a sort of d miile house, one set of r situs
for ar:ii.mer, and one for winter. Lks nio.i
of the private edidces, it was oue story.
The wine Cellar below, was quite larre. A
back wall surround d three Miles of the
area, wi bin wticti were the gardens.
Dowu iu the gloomy cellar, I was sh.iwn
where skeletons were found huddled to
getuer. Tue a-hvs swept in on the in mi
of the house who probably hurried to f.ai
place for protection, but the m'ghty ia u,
black aud lemoes' nous, chased them tnere
and closed compactly around tb.-m. The
nuores.slou of ihe keietoUs is pointed out.
Bat it is not as clear as that of tbe CoOiic
iua.sk in the theatre of 11 rcuianeuiu. I
n-vcr saw anythiug ni.ro perfect than this.
The melted lava caught it and hardened
around it, au I lucre aie tho mimic features
a 1 C"iu,.le e !
Then I crossed the street and saw the
ismiiy burial ground. Ihen o:her places
d mleriuen . tie K i-uam loved to put
Hi. ir looiha ou the sides of the public roa.ls.
11 .io.lr.-aa of uiese sepu.chres may bi seeu
l.i Ital; .
1 w. ut into these hiil-s de vaults. The
uras were there uoutaiuiug the ashes. I
a p ace sealed up and ou tho marble
face the nani'-s of children rnzraved ; and
I iiioiigiii ul the lime long ago when iu the
lU.ULiug iwil g it tooirfair fonas were bnvu
ed uuder the waving cypress, l'rs, here
on this v. ry tn'l stood the old funeral altars,
au I here toe d.siu.-s crackled aud leaped
aud gloaed, aud here the embers were col.
rcted and steeped in wiue for tiual urn
Ilutsidothe gi'e, are various ol.j-cts ol
au luierestum kind that illustrate li Mi.au
Hie. Cicero's V..U, o-caliel Is on thus
street. The pd'ats are ia the saje sivlo ot
so much ol the bu l ling s.-en iu old 11 nui-;
two rows of very lh:u bricks and liieu a
bloi k ol "tuta" which is a volcanic rock.
Not lar olf, ia a seiui citcu ar editice, a hue
of rs.:k seals ii Inu, v. inch was Used l j
travelers wh.j chanced to rt-maiu wt'.huiu
I 'he wads at U'g!i'. Close by Is the Luinc
I tor the gna.d.. Toe o.itry ! s'aulii g
Pas-l Z these ToU reach ll.e II -rc.ulaue lllll
Ga.e, won b. Ha. a ceutial ar. aiway iwetity
I. i t i.igli aud ll't'cti left wide. Through
I I. is, you euter Pompeii.
It is Pomp d still, so natural, so lite I k .
The long r. eels shine 111 the sun: the tions
en stretch away in regular l;m-s; the a it,
ring )i'...hly to jour steps; P.impe.l yet
But iu a feat aitimenta )u rati' all ihe
gnaily f .rm and palo blanched look and
t ie hushed s.i lues a city lifted In.ui iu
huge, sarcophagus, its burial sleet unwuuud,
and the miracle of the resurrection be nts
oar ej., ciea', bold, startl'iig Pump.-ii
dead, but living ajaio. Is Co: tuia tho Wou-dt-
..I the age t
And tn n I windered on, haif'-awak" and
halt dreamihg. The strerts ate Very tia--row,
rnahy of iliem being mere alleys. We
have two I'rnfi swrs hi the University who
"ii Id manage some of the m at a single step.
How vehicles pas-od In most of them I was
nnahle to see. But they are finely pived.
The blocks used for this purpose are geuer.
ally about the sin of a barrel-head, snd are
9-nily imliedded in the ground. In the
more frequented parts of the city, these
bloi ks bear th marks of wheels, and be.
twe. n the curbstones that lino the footway,
oo the sides there are raised steppine stones
at the interMortioi of streets, on whi.-h fed.
passengers crossed. The names t( th-e
thoroughfares are q lite char.utterlat.ie, ncb
Mereary , Fortune ; and jurieing fr nu their
a;' e. ranee, I should inf. r that th-T wre
laid out with special reference to drainsge
and cleanliness. Sewers snd culver's are
st 11 v silile. Such care f. r health an I com
fort must have been reqiired not only
In the warmth of the climi'e and W e
d.oger from malaria, hut by t decVly
crowded hons. s which must have ocrnpiid
all the available space.
Tne shops ate qnite diminutive. Most
of mera are neat little band-boxes in com
parison with our stores, yet alwais strongly
buil' and conveniently arranged. I saw a
baker's shop, in which the mills for g-indinit
r- still standi ne, and at tie end tf the
r- om a bai-e oven, as much like a D i'ch
oven as Holland or Pennsy!v.r.U conld
sl ow. A -bop for tbe sale of wine r1 oil
exhibits ti e counter containing large l.uie.
or j trs, whl at the side is a ring - of sl.elv.-s,
n-e I for g'ssses. Lomg-rs at these places
most have been poorly aceomm tited.
H it tSe habit ol the PoTip.-nans w,is to
lout g- in the sunshine and open air. Evj.
deutly they were an otit-door peonle. Vhe
dwel lines are eenerally honst-s, not. ho-e,
or at i'-ssr,tot homes s we tinderst md '.he
term. Tiioi-e domestic arrar-e.-m- nM we
consider so essential to the privacy ..f itiii.
vidtial members of the household, went fir
sign to their habits and tastes. Family life
as such seems to have Ve en co final to
common war's snd very simple cor.tvtien
ces. Where wealth allowed it, pn.vi.ion
was Very fully made for company, thaigh
he number of gnets entertained on iny
one occasion must hive be. u -mill.
Among the largest and m-iet snowy horuej
are tho-e of Sallns', and of Piti.a. Tie
former takine i s name from the inscription
C. Saliust, M. F., on the outer wall, cova-s
a snrl'ai'e estimated at 4' yards squat,
while the latter, including the space (Jf il,.
uarden, occupies an area of over 3'!0 lest
by 121. In all this class of mansions tV
atrium is prominent. Decorative art
never wanting for its adornment. A fe
les t from the walls that hound the
lire of the chimbers and
..ti. . ii i i -
pillars are generally seen, and iu the ccrtret
e .k . i . j . i . .
of the tes-elited pavement Ivir.e wuhiti
,i, .ii i.
t.iese ornsmer.tal clumps, is a marble res--
ervnir for water, ('mplnvjnm or c ut: ! 'i -vinm
) Ov. r this basin the root wasojen,
th .ntth it m'ght be i lr.s).i by an awnir.;.
Beyond the atrinm are other apartments
connecter! with a colonnade, sm-'ng t'.em
the eating hall and tie picture nailer.
Frescoes are very commonly seen on the
walls. Eleiiant tastes, whose memorials are
still fresh and beantiful, appear m paintinzs
and other forms of embellishment. Ateverv
turn mo-aics meet the eve. I saw a shell-
work g otto that was very strikirg. Front
ing the little garden at the rear ot the b.mse,
its arch, foiin a u. basin. are elahoratelv
tim-hed iu the best it. ie of art. Oj the I
pavemeDt of the vestibulum ynu would I
sometimes 8ee" S.ilaf," " Ave.'' in larire let.
ters i f mosaic work and on the floor of j
tbe " Trti-jic Poet's ILn.se," I saw the (dace
where tbe mosaic of the D g had been I
found. On a s thseqient visit to the Mu
seum, I t.s k a special in'erej in this Dog.
By no means a handsome Dog, nor is the
mosaic tine; brt? "'ave 'osfs" in good
!.iir letters under tnn antrrat, give me.
teeotrier with his chain snd look, a bid
opinion of him and a rood opinion of h;s
master, tho " Ti-ajk. P.tet " who dnb!e
thought that dogs onght to be banished from
Traiedy. Your I'rofe,.)r and myself bars
greit respect for that Poet.
fa the whole, those houses would not
have suited either your Professor or your
selves. The cold 'fl 'or?, the absea.'e of
chimneys, thu substitution of the brazier for
the hospitable hearth, would r.ot have ac
corded with your notions. If we had been
Pompeiians, we rhonlj have nndonbtedly
boarded with the baker wbo bad a big bake
But to see thv genins of Pompeii, one
ran-t see the public edifices. Everywhere
in them, the Roman idea of vastuess, stren
gth, endurance, is plainly visible, while at
tne same time tbe ornamental figures sncb
as the ba'chanates and the Fauns and the
frescoes of arabesques, show the rtotninancv
of Greek taste. Around the Forum, most
of the Temples are situated. Here sre the
Temples of Jupiter, of Fortune, of Tenus;
and also the Pantheon and the Basilica.
And grand they mu-t have been with their
courts and a atutes, their pillars and porti
coes, for they are gr and even now as ruins.
Some of the altars, wiih their panels if
carved ti'ires, are surpassmc'v tine. As I
walked around them or leaned upon their
mirhle slabs, now bare and cold, and read
their inscriptions, it was an hour f,,r the
vivid recall of those facts which these
svmh ds miziested. The whole scene at
this point was mo.t impressive. Situated
at a distance of 4"D yards fr m the Ilercu
lanenm Gate, the Fo-um commanded a bril
liant view rf YVrsnvin and the Apennsnea,
while, near at hand.t r ,ke the coming waves
of the finest hay in the world. Slopes and
plains; terraces that nouri.-hed the fruitful
Vine; fields where N itnre ws prodigal of
at' her choicest gifi s and Art v.a equally
lavish with her magnificence ; all lay as a
gorgeous outspread before and aronnd.
Through what an atmosphere, s soft, so
clear, as tranpirent, these thintrs were
se n, and ever ail what a firmament bent
with its arch, varying iu hue tiom boriz n
to z 'tilth and sheddin down upon land and
sea the same changing tints of splendor, no
one can ever know liu'e-s he has stood as I
st. sid in winter on this spot and has seen for
himself the most rrnoltudeut panorama that
the earth presents. I
A prnminetit i tficer of the army who was
friendly to General Grunt's election, and
iinown to be somewhat in his eontHence, re.
marked to (lav that the General would call
I around him as advisers only statesmen
of u 'n conservative, views, arid li st an
I er.tue.uilM r of Congress from Illinois of the
D -mociatie school won d bo the first selec
tion for liis Cabinet.
It is a singular fact that no President of
the I'uitcd Siates, up t0 if, pis, sat time,
has bad a child born in the White House,
Ii is uudt rt. o.i the fad will n..t es-ist lot-g
s'ter the 4.tn t Vaich next. W.i..Lln,jUnt
Letfer Z.'aif.iiior trurtt.e.
Paris yesr.y c "is.inies
bread I'T each iliiiiv.,1,1 '
J.'iO pounds. In New y
bread bat more m ...t.
G'ory Is we'i enoi.gh f..r rich man, but
is of ery little cot.ae,.iit ju a p.or mall
l.h a U'i'c fatu.lr.
THE EPISCOPAL CONVENTION,
lltHiiMe of the ProcreUtHffM of the
Triennial (JotivenHon-- it hat has
bet-u lonr, and What has been
From the If. V. Times, 1st instant.)
Th General Onven'fon of the Protest,
ant Episcopal Church, whose triennial ses.
sbn Ins just closed, accomplished very lit.
tie, and occupied a great deal of time in
doing it, aa is nsual with convocations of this
character. Many measures of nnnsual im.
portance were proposed, but, with very few
exceptions, they were either not acted on
at all, or the final dispostl of them was post
poned for three years or more, t ghteen
days were spent for :t.e n st part in discus
sion, and then thu Cojiectitn adjoirned
Yet if all that was oiperted of it was not
d .no, it cannot b-i ai I that the asM-mbling
ofthishiwly at this tin.u without its
fi"l effects. The Gen. rul Convention is a
sitety-Vilve tn 'he Church. When d;sseti
sions ari-e, as they will arise occasionally in
the best regulated dio-.-ese, the extremists
are prevented from tskir.g hssty and rah
action by the reflection that what is wronjt
may be righted at the General Convent'ou
njem a pr.-seti'a'-i of the facts hy the cho
sen represfrjta'iv.-s of the dioces; aid If
when the reverend doctors corn" t'-g-ttber,
(' er much consider ition, they find it dif
'u't at, once to heal recent wounds, they
can avply emollient, f r the present, and
srive the patient something to hope for from
the next General Convention. In th:s way
j oil is poured noon th troiiltwd wsters, and
i time is eiven lor them to t ibsi ie of their
! Thns the case of Rev. S. n. Tyr.g, Jr.,
! which caused so much ,x,eiemer,t in tbe
d .veses of New York and New Jersey last
sprine, was brnnght before this Convention
in the form of virions propositions to so
amend the canon on intrusions which he
had been found guilty of violatinir, as to
give larger liberty lo ministers seeking to
ffi-iate within the parocisl limits of other
clereyuien. To have msde such an amend
ment at this time would have beeu con
st ructiv-i-ly to roifess that the cannon, it
stands-, is as illiberal in its sptrit as Jtr.
Tvpg's fi iends have claimed it to be. To
refuse to make stl'di an m-'ndrr.ent wasvir
tnal'y to sn-tain the pary of Rev. Drs.
S'nh'.s and B g;s. In cither ca.se one par.
ty or the other won'd have lv-ea dissatisfi
ed. So af'er several debates, which gave
0 portnnity lor the advocates of both views
to vemillate them verv ful'y after the es
cape .ft rrpst deal of steam that, was not
nspful in the economy of the Church, the
whole m itter wa. fl.iallv indefinitely post
poned hv so lsre a majority that, it may he
;u i i mil i is o..i in i lie case wis
,. r . . , . ..
''srirtorv to ad pvties. Wnen the next
T . ... , .. . ., :
' lennial Convention meets if those wro
,. ., ' ..
ni" i,-i n iiieim I nil Ille ewi""!, noer inree
deliberation", are st'll of the satyr
the snlj'ct mnv be considered with-
eaf and troib,'d water, (and cor-se-
I lentlv without steam.) and the final ac
I m, if anv be deemed nece.ary, is likely
pbe tif.ahi.ised and judicious.
Another unod etf.-et of these great cath
(tii gs of the Bi-hop, the representative
rgv and laymen, is in tie r.ppurtutiitv
V communion which aR'irds them, which
rvults in rood w..rks outside of the Con
vtition. It awakens a spirit of z al for the
tn-rests of the Church, aDd infuses new
l:l into the labors of the pr 'sober. The
grat missionary er.terpries of trie Church
an qniekeoed. Dnrttig the recent Couven
ti"t the Board of Missions lias iw-en in ses
s:d in this city, and larne contributions
hat been made in aid of its labors. But in
thtConvention no great measures have
orijuated at th;s peculiarly seasonable time
for xtenditig the field of the Church, There
is ror.g movement amoni all the Chris.
..7i...tiO(...i.t ii. oeoao ut n umucti-
i tioit.f the Church. The P pe of Rom has
TT " ' 7". , .
thisi.nntrv and elsewhere have more than
int'dyted a desire to come t'TPth.-r ; a few
yearimay decide which is to be the Church
ot Aterica, snd which the Chnrli, or the
two dnrches, perhaps, of the world. The
Protsiint. Episcopal Chrt-clt of the United
Statejs certainlv cot tsklrg the lead ia this
moveiert. While other denominations sre
stretdnc forth their hands toward her, the
Gc.ne4 Convention s'ops just lorg enonzh
in thermrse of its debates on ritna'ism to
pass absolution rieclarinn that the Bishops
mu a.int a committee of their own num
ber to t as an "organ of communication
with ttjother branches of Hie Church, and
w th tla different other Christian U siies
who m desire information cr conference"
on the 'r j tct of Church unity. Whether
the B'skps acted npon this permission or
not doetnit appear.
j The uhject to which tie Convention
i gsve thaiiost attention was wh&t is called
i ritualist. It is well known that certain
! iisares fce of lata crept into some of the
j Protests Ei'3'i.pl charcbe of this coun
try, whij were not known iu them Iu the
enrly d An earnest effort was made
I by a m'l-i'y in the C invention t,, obtain
jan an'httatlv.) definition of the limits in
j rt grd tT: e liiis;ness of lig' ts in the com.
reunion trviee, the burnitig of incense,
reverenrtto the ho'y table or the elements
placed dt, the elevation of the elements,
itakictj tfc sign i f tl"e Cn st (except when
prescrtl d bv the Rubric) during D vine
service i the celebration of the Lord's
Slipper, d! the use of roary color-4 vest,
me its sustranee orn inients of the s.icr.d
p aces ciliu ive to vain show or supersti
tion. Aliajnrity and a minority report
were pvMed by the Committee on Can.
ot.s. Thforrefer declared it inexp diei.t
to make t- restrictions in this regard, and
tl e lattetvn the contrary, quite the re
verse. Ie were two horns of another di
lemma nil which the Convention was
for a lorgtne tossed. It was only relieved
at length i leaving the whole subject to
the Bishi'l whose report, if it conclude!
that any lat.gea in the Rubric are nees
larv, is to submitter! three years hence!
In matt concerning the general ttticts
of the Chfrh, it will b observed, there
was a wisejifis.-rvati.rn, carried sometimes
indeed, toiar, and especially in tegard
to ritnalisd In the details of Church gov. j
e'nmet t lire wis lesw hesitation to take
dee ded iijr., Consent was given to the .
erection ' fy ) new d'oceses wiiMn the Pt ) '
c -se of N'j York, and or Lorg la'and.
C 'lis. rt )il-o g ven to the erection of a
n -w diocel w'thin the limits of that of
V.'e tern Nr lo ". l1 of another within
tin I m'ts i ihe p.oci se of Ma'ylstid, to
tiri't ot ,nt is aiiowo ss roe t.astern
' Shore of land
j canons wa4opfe,
j sary lor anip i-rt
estsni Episi ii C
, An sei-r.'nient to the
1, l i' l, m.ikes il r.ee. a- I
t f to d-rs in tie Prct- I
n.'e'i, who ha. ',rf i.iin. i
ti in an.ol.i r Chti-ch, to I
-, a sear, insiead i f .ij i
j estsni r. piss) i
; ly ' cell a :f i
i rehi rn on ('
j n.otii ii , asbv
Iy reiirre.i. a piosta-
! ii it ftir the
nr the ttiissmn of a f. r- B deacon
t's enys, after a residesjuwi of oi
f a fi r -vn near ui to '
r in tl.istiintry, instead ot three years,
previonl required, was also ad.-pted.
i'sti iti;.ortai's.i". "0 lb consecrsti. b of
I 1. nr. lies adopted. U provides thai no
; ttuch shs,lcon..-cra'e.l art I the b sl.op
j is sin-lied tj the giouud and buildings are
' lite l.i ai .iia.brarce. It fori ids any Tes.
t-y, or atl'hor zed to hold chnrch property,
to alien He or iacum er it, without tbe
consent of the bishop aad the standing com.
miitee of the diocese in whicti it is loiated,
and prohl'ii's ihe removing or r,it!tr.g of auy
church, or disposing of It for any nnhaMow.
ed, Worldly, or com in hi use, without their
With regard to the law of divorce, a can.
on was pi-sed whieh prohibits any minister
of the Protestant Episcopal Crmrca from
solemnizing matritnuoy its any case where
there is a divorced wile or husband of
either party living, fxcepa in the case of
the itit.oi eut paitj in a divorce for fie csue
or adultery, or in that of parie ones' di
vorced, seetciig to be united airtin.-. Tnia
virtual, y declares ll.e immoral. ty of marry,
inf agvu for those who may havx obtained
divorces o" the ground ofciue'.ty, des rtiiii,
habitual drunkene. ,s, and lor other causes
w .llcll are held aiilli ni ut i.y lbs laws uf some
ol the States, n is s'nc'ly in latcordauee
with the spirit uf Ihe Gope!. and it w d,IH
cult to perceive ho the ministers of any
'christian cnuicn can cons-sten'ty unite
thirso who have previously been divorced
tor any other reaon than on account of the
adultery of the former husband or wife.
Tne action of the Convention with regml
to the petition of the Oot iii Indians, pray.
U g ior protection in their just rut.is, way
at fi st sight seem exceptionable. The
The IloU e of Bishops end nsM ih- petition
of the Indians to the S-cr.-tary ot th-s Infe
rior, by expressing a belief that their fri.
qucul removals were perilous tor litem. Tne
House of Clerical and Lay Depui ies, on mo.
tlou of II in. II million Fisa, dealined to con
cur in this a tion, on the g.-onrnl that it was
against the interest, of tho Cnurrl for tne
Convention ulhciUy"tu mterfete with qn :s
tions of policy confided to the. State." 'l ueru
was foresight and sagacity in this view uf the
case, presented hy a layman, who is equal
ly conversant with tbe sflairs of toe Church
and State. Whatever interest tnay be felt
by good churchmen in the hardships ot toe
aborigines, they si ou d uot forget that the
condern ot the Church Is with the spiritual
weitare, aud that the Chuich, as such, is not
caded npon to express opinions no the
polity of the Govertimetit iu dealiuK -ih
ih -m, or upou the manner in which that p..
icy is can led. Church members bishops,
clergy an 1 iaity a t'...'V.'i, are dot ply ou
Cerued in this, but as church ni'-oibers sim
ply they have nothing to do with it.
The next triennial convention is to be
held ia Baiiimore, where, probably, matiy
of the graver questions which have been ag
itated at the pu s 'nt session will be Inrther
discussed, aad still further postponed.
A. Prophecy Grant.
In a apeech rua.ie last week at Crestline,
Ciiio, Mr. Vailatni ghan said:
Now. my K-pnh lean frieni. I have n.-t
said arytinng anamst (general Own i in th a
campaig.i. 1 have n ,t clone it lor a purpose
li he is n: to be Pres riett, long beiore his
term expires I will be foUod suppK-ting huu,
honestiy and cordially, aga.nst tne leaders
of the par:y wucli expects to elect him iu
November. , md cneers.J And y..u wi:l
have no rii"b,i 10 cry out "Traitor" against
liTJ ; you Kill have no rigut lo talk about
hi Tyler. ng, or his Filiaioreumg, or bis
Joimsouiiing you. Yuri nominated him tn
Chicago; you put a platform a soiiiethiug
cubed a platfoam into tis hand : you sskeil
bim for au acceptance of it, and he accep
ted, ami I dare say he would have accep
ted i he D tmocratic Lomiaation too. f Largu
But he took care in his letter of accep.
! tance to say that he would hot trocl.i::i
any policy. Ua did not consider it advisa.
hie to do so ia advance of tne election to
say what be would do when be was elect,,.
Now, I pray you to remember that I told
I you ou this 2o.h or October that General
j Grant will reject the mad, fanatical, revo.
i lutlorjary Hauical leaders of the organiza
tion which put b:m forward, if he proves
Una to the Con-t iutiou and the Cnion of
our bathers. Loud cheers. If he will re
store to this Government us harmony, and
give back to tne people their rignts, North
and South, I will be found among his cordi
al snppott rs, because I will he louudin ou.
position to the Unheal party.
Why w ill he be iu antagonism to the ',
publican party ? Because he wili b't in an
tegouisiu to t' eir mjnst measures. But
remember, my Ii-publican friends, yon are
electing lorn with your etesopen. When
you old Whigs elected Tyler, there was
nothing said about what he w mid do. You
expecu d him to be rmiiai tted to the po tcy
of the Wh g party. When yea elected Fill
more, he was no Democrat, but in tour
months after his electiou h s chief reliance
was npou the Democratic pary. So when
you po llinated John n. which yoa dul be
cause, tie was a Southern man. Laughter.)
Yes, you did; ,yoU did not now eveu
whether he belonged to the Kuklux or not.
Loud laughter J But he lived down South,
and you 'aanteu the odor of nationality
about cur Vice-Pe sideut ; yoa wanted a
Southern man that it might iutrcdnce a Ut
ile leaven into your Northern boity. Yon
found Andrew Joimsoo, and you knew be
Qad beeu a i'eriKH.'rat ; and y..u tin w l.e
loved the Democrats so much that the re
publicans and Wb gs had bi -foretime Oh
aonnced him as a demsgogue which is an
oiher thitig from a 1. -uiucrat, sul you
elet tedbim. I aid not vote for f i n, lat
cause i.iy siilf 'sg. was for u b-oit l son of
Uliio, (ieorge U. Pemlloti n Cheers.)
You made Andrew Johnson Vice Pis''
detit, and some one says that G id Anu g'dy
uijjn Llm President and it is not for u,e to
settle disputes of that kind I leave it to
those wbo nuy have time to d si iiss it
but j'ist as J br.son has refused to follow
your Ha.lical projects, and as yon have de
nounced l.ttu, just as surety milt you l.e
deuollticilg Grant on the liii'b of October,
ll-iiy,, if he shall he elected President. And
theu, too, we shall have the saiiblactioa of
ayiug that we did not elect him.
Whit Will Gknilhil Ga,T Do '-The
New Vortt Jo'itnal of Commerce, express,
es the couviciiou that, the radical pntyU
made tip of material so ineoLgruoitsH now,
that it will be next to iirpotMUhle, tor it lo
hold together for auo'bcr tour yeurs. As lo
(he Picaideut elect, the editor says ;
"(jen. Graut is not a I a lical, and e have
th very highest a u horitv tlr saying that it
is his pnrpo'e to separate hiU'Sejf iroui tt'e
x rt iiosts, hi tu tally n and l.int a strong
ls.4y o: the better t Us t f cit.iens, tn
.lull draw iinlo them cin.genial alliea from
ail tpiaitetf, and become, tfcry woti'd de.
serve to li Hie pariy ol loo c i'im r. He
'S aoO extremely snx ous to Verify his party
aatchwoid, and to lead the cojnuy ai octe
lo peace a ua leiieaed prosperity. This is
his purpose, aud no Din cau deny llai it is
a noble aaib.lion. Not hinis-if a polmeiau ;
and mi but lull e experience or sk II iu
civil I . tie noes mil a we uol,, si an r.
ali.e f . trttjoltu-a in the way ol such sue.
cass le.atieis. We do hot sav I hat he
pl tali, br be t aa ni doubled p u.tk, and,
besides luc years .f pal -orsge at eooi.
mard, he w 11 hv tie srtvic snd pra. Ileal
Sid of aolllt S'rotlg trlen.ls alio do uol csu.
ally inlet n. niiliB w th pub ;c sit iirs.
"lie a til, ut course, be fiisi Hailerrd and
then rou ialiy abused by 'hose a hose a h.
aoce he disdains. If Sitra.ier Is left ont lo
the roid, according to the f .resent pro
grsmme. there will be heard at W'astiingt.oa
a howl of rsgr) every time the wind hi Iu the '
Kas- It toe Son'L W treated kindly aad
'usily, as General Grant has privately
pnmi s.d, and the measures of reconstne-
. . u- . 1.. a L.:- -I , .
hub u uis iuois:.aitu as ma uivns atas
adopted, he will soon he classed by the rad
icals of his party as a "rebel sympath!-?," .
bent on throwing away all tbe ft Mils of the
great national victory. There is a large clasa
of politician whose ole test of s rghteon
peace ia some Sunn ot security for tit per
manent ascendency of t ie!r party at tho
South. There rae e no rest lo the land
until that Idea s tliandoned ; and if this
concession n now made by their chistrii
leader, tie will be stigmat x id most ni.soar
i t . sr i y as a ttaili.r their cause."
1.) any event ll.e Journal Is sure "be will
amy ts loo g a.l wtu-a the boor tomes that
will release biui from his wearing service,
i 1 1 'r itjsf. r the heavy burdens and respou
sib. lilies to the shoulders of bin lawful suc
cessor." NonroLx asp Gatsar Wtsritav Kan.
oad. A letter from Danville informs us
that ol Wednesdiy the directors ol the Nor.
lu.k and Great Western railroad company
met at the company's headquarters there,
Tuere were prem ut Hon. Thotnss.S. Flour,
ney ( jresident), and Mrrt'i G. W. Head, It.
V. l.mball, N. l'aiiey and Dr. William A.
Mt-klus, who were also tn session again
Thursday. 1 he prmr.lpat buianesa trauaac
ted was tne u poiottueut of the followitig
additional engineers, wbo will at tn early
diy pria.ee J to survey tlie road. It will bw
ell that tillioPC thelU are gentlemen of
t igh rcpu.aiK.n intlnrtr profession I A'tslsett
Xiici-sMot.' i.. 1'. Atkinson, principal aasia
laui cugiueer ; C ipt II. C. Deirick, assistant
engineer, and Col. 11. E. Coleman, draughts
man. H .sj -rn avtL'Mion : W. A. Kuiier,
principal a-si.tant engtueer ; Mr. Walthall,
of Bristol, assist tnt engineer.
It is not yet known whether Jlr, Knper,
who is alreajy engaged on (he Chesapealte
and Ohio road, will accept or not. The
Irteiiris of u.e wnpi . vcmeni a' e anxiousthat
be sfioiiid. It has been heretofore stated
iu this paper that Col. B. M. Jones Is chief
t-rgineer, and ir may low be added that he
is, with Ihe indefatigable president, Col.
Fioii.-uoy, working altti ical aril ttl'ect 1H
bebad ol ihe road.
Tne president estiuiates the valce of the
lat.d already su'tscrHie d at t,0ISI,(,00. lie
w ll leave snoitly tor Bristol on au extend,
ed t iur of observation.
Urr thk Taai x. The mail train of the
Viig nia aud T inhessee railroad due in tbe
city Suudsy evening at 8),4' o'clock, was
thro n off the track at Big I ontiel, by the
displacing ot a switch, aud so delayed sever,
a. hours. Captain ll .rton, the conductor,
displayed his u-iial tu-rgy and activity,
anrl got four of the cars brcrt rn the track,
and arrived at the depot, about 1 1 o'clock.
But lit tin injury was aiis'.a lied by the train,
tticugh every wheel was thrown c-ff. iyncA
JaVjiufjocuH. IIcKHiraMC The county of Tazewell was
visiictl with a tetrible hurricaQe tin Satur.
day, whicu d d considerable damage in the
way of blowing, don Mrubcr and destroy lug
A white oian, whose name wo did not
learn, who was ont l.nnt ng on horseback,
was killed by being thn wu from hie horse,
which became frightened by the storm and
lallir g timber.
A negro man was also killed by a tre
failing ou him. LipKL'mrtj Hejiultactn.
Tw FarTSTo bb Pomikbsid. It is a fact
that deserves to be placed prominently be
fore ihe piinlic, that those f mr great rouies
that are destined to play the most in; pot taut
parts tn stimutaiing toe industry anil dn
vel. Lengths lesouicea of Virgmia, of the
South, the SouihtVust, the West and the
N rtfi to wit : tbe cousoli.ls'ed lines of the
southsi.le, th great ceutral S 'iithern route
of Lich the Kichmond and Danville fwd
is tie Urnl link, the C: e-speke and Ohio
railroad, and the James River and Kanawah
anal, are all in perfect accord. There is
no rivalry or jealousy among them. They
look to a common o" pe and feet that tbey
have I -oiuuioa destiny. All of thein are
pointed to our seaboard, all of them termi
nate in Virginia, and a I of them lock to tbe
building Up of a greet Virginia tf sport.
Tnere is a vinaine in this simple fact.
There Is a volume also In the other fact,
that toe enemies of coLsolidatiou are aruoi ,
those, and exelus.vch, who loolt for their
success In diverting trade from onr Virginia
cities and in carrying it away from our sea
board. Thee two (sets will bear much re
flection. J&Amuast HVj.
Dears tx VmniMa. No real estate can
he s nd Ui pay il. Iii until all tt a personal
property u exhausted, and not tbu, if lh
rents and pn tiis of the real estate for five
yeais will pay the debts due upon it. la
ntich a esse, the iau-1 las to be rented out,
sul the debts pa'd out of the rents and
pr. ii a.
The ioilonirg is the provision of the law
tn whi :h we refer, vide Code of Virg'ula,
1H0, chapter lt-li, section 9 :
I'iie ben of a .luJg'iient may always be
enforced tn a Court of Equity. If it appear
to such court that the rvnla aud iri li a ut
the real estate, subject to the lieu, lll Hoi
satisfy the judgment In five years, the cou-t
mat decree the said es.ala, or any part
thereof, lo be so d, sul proceeds applied lo
the discharge of the judgments."
So that ail parlies owing debts under the
present Stay Law, the teuts and profits of
whose real estate will discharge their debt
wi h'n five yara, an! get that time, tveu
after next Jauuaiy, iu which to pay t'.ein.
Gold in Africa.
The latest arrival by steamer from E in p
brings additional news of gold discoveries
in southern Afnca. These discoveries ace
In lie country nonhof ti e British posses
ions. The siirif. roits rocks and sand am
f ni nil u.ein thu tributaries ot he L'Ujpopo,
amen uiids us tvsy to the a. a upon the
eastern nost of Allies, in tne country uf
M lan.biiiUe. These gcli regions are claim
ed tn lei. tig til Maceu, chief of the Ba
uiHitgwato nation. Alarmed at threatened
invasion of g dd-hui ters, the nhirl aiiairra
es a plsi nt i,e imte to tie British aa'hori
lies saying that I he ! p.vheaaVd invasion
eors'sts ch'elly of a: 1 1 1 s.-i sniiiects, and p.
peuling to ihf rt-pi.s t taiiv.-s of her sov r
eigu M.)ty ii,'vn Vit toiknlo buy out the
no its ad reheve I lot ol ad trouble and re
spi '.idli'lity t n sreount of them.
Tui Transvaal Anjivi Baa wade an enthu
siastic aecuum ol ll.j.tl mines. Il ailndea
lo statemeut made a year by li-rr
Mar jib that it would atumatel) In' p-oeed
that t'ie new Afr'eau B.-ld-tl'l''s ere r'cher
thau any iu Cal f rnia or A u t la Tt'e
ArpM states that Ih specitnetisethibiud at
the tin.e of II pent, eg of its editorial are
so 'w h that a s's'etnei.t conr ernmg itiem
would ie reganit d as l.'iiloia. Ihe
ct.un ry of ib. se rn h depi .its is said to
be healihy ard abounding tn same one
hauler teirg able to su- ply thirty m-a