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VOLUME 9. SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 12, 1875. NUMBER M "
?. F. MVCKEXFIJSS, liv.it i ?
OF CHARLESTON, cm be found at bis
OFFICE above Captain HAMIL
TON'S STOKE, on Mar
References?Dun. J. P. Patrick, B. A.
MbCKBMKUfttt, A. P. i'LLZER, M. !>., and
t&Al>II2S AM) <JEXTLEMEX
MOSES M. BROWN, the Rarb cr, pledges,
himself to keep up with I lie limes in all tin;
LATE IMPROVEMENTS, as Iii? business is
snllieicnt to gurahteu I lie above. He will
lie foinid :it Iiis old stand, over ready to
(ierve Iiis customers ui i fie sboricsl notice.
upl 11 .10
Nine YG&ffiiOi^?^ ,.
MttJGS and MEIHCIENS.
SEG A US. ?
I have on band also a snply of
SEEDS ami ONION SETTS.
1-brcrtptione carcfuly cotnpoun'dejj nrdord
rfroin the country atricUIy attended to'at tbe
?l'oplar DrugStore of
1)11. A. C. D?KES, '!
jan '23 1874 ly
Horses and Mules
JiA.MJU-.HG ^SSl/AtETl'S STAltt-ES
IN UEAU OF
Where you will lind a COMPLETE stock
<of the fun-si houses and MULES 'hat ran
1 c )-loco led fiv.m the BEST MARKETS iii
S'?? Unite I Shite*.
Our prices rang? frani S?O U 5:i'J5. All
?orders li lied at tke short.>.->(, notice.
Jj?iir Kt?^;k on hand do not please,wc
y } 'ym^- -l^'iiA M1 iEUO^i SLATER,
cb-v IS 18~* tint
~\r <> Ti3 <' !?'. is iu'rcliy giycaa sal'j
the u.-s nr destruction of Certitieat.c
?of I v posh No. Jt.'il. Oi'nngehitrg Branch,
^'iii'/iiis Saving.-* I'.ar.k otVSrcii.li O.-.rolina,
?v-siu-d to llic lull! E. .1. OKvornft, -d^Mvised,
jr.xwX also of Deposit Donk No. 00,;of same
i ranch, in lh? name of ihe said V,. .J. Oli
?\rri*. in trust, aiid that I utll apply Mil
v.hr< e tin nibs from date lor li'renewal of the
?snii.c. i.ml Ibrtmeh dividi'iids as may accrue
?ilicri'ou, to ih-e Trustee and CounuUtee of
tlic.-.-i.d ltank, r.t Columbia', S. O.
E. KOS A C. OLIVEHOS, <
mar ??1 am .">m Qualified Execuhii.
P K NT A I j \~OT it 15
"1*1110 undersigned takes pleasure in an
flouncing to bis many friends ami patrons
that he b:us permanently located at Orarigc
burg, C. II , S. C, whore ho will devote bis
entire time, from every Monday till .Saturday
noon to tbe
PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY
in a*' 'An Dopst.tmciid. Biuiciwhupsfaetion;
guaranteed in u 11 operaiions eiivuitedtoJf?i?;
care. Charges very mod or ale.
Oflicc at l)r Fcraiier'a obi stand over Will
A. M. SN IDER, D. S.
L. S. WOLFE.
IN TIJE Fv_
For tkkms apply to
Si R. MELLICH AMP,
.' I' i Principal.
f VI ?'K B tik i I U A
Having .-.eiucd (lib AtJENCY of (he
"City Insurant Company
Wi(ii|di!ij of piirti? ipuling Companies,
The ^Fireaainii'm 2'unil,** c:aj>i
"Alhtaatio," of \cw York.
1^ inn prepared l<> take RISKS of any
amount, dividing ibeni in several 1st (.'lar-'s
<'(>.M I'A N I l-'.S, to which J call the attention
of proper! v holders..
SPEGI A Jj 1
Taken on (JIN MOUSES, MILLS and
JOHN A. HAMILTON,
Fi rip Insurance Agent.
A lew tons of
G?ANAPE PERUVIAN GUANO.
Also a supply of the
MAPES STANDARD FERTILIZERS.
J. A. HAMILTON,
ppl !' 187o iy
The Manliest Man.
Tito manliest man of all the race,
Whoso heart iB open an his face,
'Puts forth his hand to help another,
'Tinr... the hlood of kith and kin,
'Tin not the color of the akin;
'Tis the heart that bents within,
Which niakcn the man u man and a
IHb words are warm upon his lips,
HjuJicart.h,eatit.ta,hib^ipKor tipa,_ .
,>?e is a^fti^ld??dwytU neighbor;
J-Weut chllareri'lHs's nlnro'ii the wuy; '
And the women trust him for they iritiv.
He owes no debts he cannot pay;
lie cariiH his bread with honest labor.
lie lifts the fallen from the ground,
And puts Iiis feet iipoii the round
Of dream ing Jacob's ladder,
Which lifts him higher, day by day,
Towardstlie bright anil heavenly way,
And farther from the tempter's sway.
Which eh iget h like llie angry adder.
lieKlrikesoppression totliu dust,
il<; sh.ireS the blows aimed at llie just,
llefsffi-ihks not from iliorPolt of danger,
Apd,?in Thd thickest oftBoflgK},
?Hp-.tattleH* bravely for the right,
For that is mightier than might,
Though cradled in an humble manger.
Hail to the manliest man J he comes (l,Ait
Not with the sound ofiwinisandd^.ulftf
Though grand as any duke, and grainier;
lie dawns upon the world and light,
I>isp?*ls the weary gloom of night
Aim ills, like hats and owls take flight;
He's greater than jircat Alexander.
The Farmers friend.
'Fanner's.. Cultivator' .richly de
serves.the appclintntiou which heads
this article. The Patentee claims for
this invention'Hlic following Advauta
1st. It can be used as a. single plow,
using cither 'cotton or turn plow' cast
ings. Ab a single plow it can be used
as au ordinary ?'cotton plow to 'side
cotton,' 'split out middles' or do all
I work necessary lor a plow to do, in
the cultivation of cotton; by putting
on the turnplow castings it can
be b.sed for all purposes, for which
turn plows arc used.
2nd.tBy attaching the second ploiv
?atjf?uiittf pfu-w is- fut irt?d ?T'iiJf^vftroiWt 1
cotton row can be 'sided and the mid
dies split out by going up and coining
By putting on the turn plow cast-'
ings, a .double turn plow is formed,
which will do the work of 2 men and
2 horses, with one nian ^uuil a single
horso, with sis much ease as with an
ordinary turn plow.
3rd. By attaching the third plow, a
tripple plgH' is formed' with which a
man a and 2 horses, can do as much
work, either in 'breaking up' or 'plow
ing in' small grain, in a given time, as
o men and 3 horses.
The declarations of the Inventor
and Patentee, extravagant as they
may appear to those who have not
seen the cultivator at work, actually
??Ushpft of thetrUth...*;
? ?^aJF?XSS? hesitatiajn in pronoun
cing it one of the most valuable combi
nation of plows ever devised, This
judgment is not pronounced as our
own, but is authorized and endorsed
by many of the most successful and
practical planters, of our section?by
such men as lion W D Johnson, Col
E T Staekhoin-c, Hon A Q McDufnc,
Gen W. Evans, W W Sellers, Esq., ,1
^1 Johnson, Esq., Col John G Blue,
Col W W DuEant, Rev John L
Smith, Messrs. E .J Moody, L B Rog
ers ]> E Oilehrist, K T Lewis, A B
Piigd, R P EllQi bcc, T W Aycrs, C S
Moody, C'J ?jfcb?ir; EC Tart, AB
Hogers, K D Rogers, N Evans, R B
Biadde, John MeLellani 1) ahdhtyrc,
T W (lodbold, \V .1 Brown, .John
Drew, D II C6lejr.au,Titos Drew, lion
John Wilcox, TC Mo-jdy, \V 11 Craw
ford, .) E Fox worth, W B Gasfpiej \V
\V Sellers, Jr., Jos A Baker, Capt W
S Ellerbec, Miij ,1 ,B Whir*}, C D
Evans, JCsq.. \V L Alford, D W Me
Ltiurin, Maj S E McMillan, W B .Mc
Millan, Esq., Jiituos 11 Manning, Esq.,
The above gentlemen hove seen it
working and have ?ested it persomtl
It meets the great need of the Cot
ton States, in that it enables, the plan
tor to reduce his animal force fromono
third to on ?half, or with the same
animal force to cultivate from one
third to one half more land, as well, !
or better, than it is now cultivated, j
It reduces '.:?? required help, or in- I
creases its productive capacity in the I
If it cap accomplish all this, it in in
deed the tfoor Man's Friend. That
it can doit we confidently assert, nod
in doing so, ?le only testify iilg to that
which,we batOiseen. . :i<t .i i h
This Cultivator will soon bo brought
to the attention of the people of every
section of the State. The exclusive
right to manufacture and vond this
Cultivator within tbe-State.of South
Carolina has bfle? purchased by gentle
men at Marion, S. C, and they pro
pose to proceed with energy and with
out delay to place it within the reach
of all. In the mean time any personi
desiring further information or wish
ing to purchase plows are invited tc
addicts Messrs. J. StackhousQ & Co,,
[From the Sunny Smith.]
''Th'5 Uravcsl are the Ten (lernst."
BY MKS. M. LOUISE CKCSSjjKY.
It Js a singular but interesting
study?the exquisite allinity which
some emotions of our nature have with
others of equal nobleness and purity.
The commingling of the most delicate
chemicals cannot surpass the syntheti
cal combination of these priceless but
immaterial substances of the soul.
While I do not think that any elliut
of emotional synthesis could unite
cowardice and tenderness into one
indissoluble body, I have never known
a imm who was truly brave, in the
best souse of the word, but his nature
was tender and sympathetic.
When our beloved and immortal
Lee?God bless him!?walked over
the oattle ground at Malvern Hill, it
was told me by one of his men, who
Jay wounded himself upon that bloody
field, that he uever saw more sympa
thy manifested by a woman than was
shown by his idolized chief towards
the men who had fallen tmdcrjvis
leadership inat day and JBfoiflB* >
tore him, wounded, dead or dying.
The great Southern champion, just
fruih the flush of victory over the de
feat) d foe, without one thought oft.be
fresh laurels about his brow, left his
suite, raid, alone, went about among
bis <'J'ow-men, to cheer and relieve
them wherever he could. With the
tears streaming from his eyes, he here
bends over a poor wounded private in
rags and tatters, and lilting his head
tenderly, puts the cup of .water to his
lips; and while endeavoring to staunch
the blood of an ugly wound, speaks
words of hope and comfort to the suf
ferer, moaning so touchiugly in his
pain. Over there, he bows by some
dead hero, fallen "with his face to the
foe," and smoothing back the matted
?sad gory Jocks from the pallid fa/ic,
reverently folds the icy bauds upon the
pulseless breast and straightens the
stiffening limbs in the cold embrace of
death; then sadly passing on, now
kneels beside one who fell in close
encounter with his last enemy, The
noldier lifts his eyes to the pitying
face of his beloved General, who, with
tears still dropping down his bearded
cheeks tenderly presses the clammy
hand in his, ami says in a low quiver
voice: "My friend, this is one of the
heart rending but inevitable results 61
war. You have dune your duty nobly
and bravely; lift your heart now to
Hi in who can savo, and lie will soou
receive your spirit where there is ho
more con icl. and death."
'"Tis luve, Lue, (bat. makes the world go
Though the earth is sadder for tin;
loss of Robert E. Leo, 1 thank God
that we have known and loved him,
and that his life with us is a precious
and eternal memory ! Though we
may never look upon his like again,
it is a sweet joy to know that ho is
now safe whore
''Xo winds of war will ever blow;"
that his "tender crowned soul" is with
God, who is love?where no envious
ennitity can ever again vent iu5 cruelty
and malico against him, and no Lost
Cause break his great, loving heart.
_ ??jam ? ? ? <mr-i?-?.. . - ?
That was a shrewd met bed which
an Iowa. girl recently adopted to in- i
dticc all her friends to attend hor
wedding. She didn't let them know
tip to the last moment who the groom
was 16 be,
A Patriotic Uirl.
At tKu time General Green retrea
ted before Lord Knwdon from Ninety
Six, wh?ui he had passed Ijroad river
he wan very desirous tosend an order
to General Sum tor who was on the
i Watered, to join him; that they might
attack l$nwdon, who had divided his
fi.rce. But the general could find no
man in thai part of the Stato who
was bold enough to undertake so dah
geroifl??ois3ioii. The country to he
passed tprough for niiiny miles was
full of blood-thirsty torics, who on ev
ery iteenfrio? that offered imbrue I their
hands in the blood of the whigs.
At length Emily Geiger presented
herself to General Green, and propo
sed to tttst as his messenger; and the
general, both surprised and delighted,
c ose with her proposal, lie decor
dingly wrote a letter and delivered it,
and at the same time communicated
the contents of it verbally, to he told
to SumiL'r in case of accidents, Emily
was ydtltig, but as to her person or sid
ventures on the way wo have no fur
liter information, except that she was
mountc<j_on horseback upon aside sad
die, and on the second day of her jour
riey shefwas inter opted by Lord Haw
dorrs seputs. Coming from the diree
tlori or fircone's army, and hot being
able to tell an untruth without blush
ing, Emily was suspected and consign
ed to a 'room, and as the officer in com
mand'hjad the modesty not to search
her at lille time, he sent for an old to
ry matnpn as more fitting for that pur
pose. iSiiily was not wanting in expo
dient, ?ad as soon as the door was
closed ^nd the hustle a little subsided,
she ntjftup the letter, piece by piece.
Af'teiVnkvhile the matron arrived, and,
upon Effirching carefully,nothing was
to bc-ULiod of a suspicious nature
ahoiit'ly<ynrisonor. and she would uis
nllayoVl, the pfuV;?*r* commanding the
scouts suffered Emily to depart whilh
er .she was bound; but she to;d; a route
somewhat circuitous to avoid further
detention, and soon after struck into
the road to So inter's camp, where she
arrived in salbty. Emily told her ad
venture, and delivered Gr en's verbal
message to Sumter, who, in consc
qiieuce ?0011 after joined themain army
lit. Orangeb?rg. Jfc/L -fuU. Jau?xtL
a * A Mysterious Ihftul. ./ \
tuk GKOWTIf OF T1IH OK AVK?A3
TOXISHI NO 1*11 USOM KNON?Wit AT
IS IT ?
A short time since mention was
made in the Union und American of a
my."-toriouH hnn?J that had grown from
a grave in Gibson County. We got
our information from an nrliolu in the
Jackson Courier-'HemiM. We extract
from that article the following account
of this wonderful phenomenon :
"Moud..y our city was unusually
excited by the exhibition iu the Cum
ity'JJera/d office of a hand of wood
which grew out of a grave near Vork
ville, in Gibson County. It was
brought into our office by Captain G.
S. Andrews of that county, who gives
us its history, A man named Wil
liam Her/on was outwalking with his
wife one Sunday evening not long
since, and in passing m\ old neglected
graveyard, near the public road, she
saw a gum bush with a b nch of
rhisleloc on its top, ttml requested her
husband to get it for her. He went
and cut the top off the bush, and com
menced breaking off the in islet oc,
when, to his surprise and terror, lie
discovered that the wood underneath
presented the perfect form ofh human
hand. Capt. Andrews, hen ring (if the
wonderful discovery, went to the
hoiiso of Air. Ileeron, who, feeling
rather uncomfortable, over the though I
that he cut it from a grave, and per
il, ps having some theory us to it.*
supernatural significance, very wil
lingly let Capt. And rows have it.
There are citizens of this city to whom
Ctipt. Andrews ami Mr. llerron are
known, and they tire vouched for ns
truthful men, but ?ho hand itself is
proof enough of the truth of their
statement, concerning its'growth on a
bush. The bush from which it was
cut is six feet high, und the hand was
on the top pointing upwards, present
ing the position of the minister's hand
when pr< nouncing a benediction. It
is about the size of a six year old;
child's hand', with long slender fingers
like those of a person very much
emaciated by sickness. The wood
has enlarged formations on each finger
and the thumb, representing and cor
responding with the joints of the hu
man -hand. The most remarkable
feature about it is the natural appear
ance of the nails. They have a kind
of flesh color, and the balance of the
hand, where the bark has been entire
ly removed looks ghastly white. The
first impression it makes upon you is
the same experienced in handling a
skeleton, and a large majority 61
those who see it, regard it with the
same subdued, half superstitious owe,
inspired by the presence of a corpse.
Mr. A mi rows says the grave from
which it was cut is supposed to be the
grave of a very devout Methodist
minister by the name of Butcher, w ho
was buried there many years ago."
Make it Two Dollars.
(1ol. Orzo J. Doddsj lute metub ?r of
Congress from the First District of
Ohio, tells a good story about a ball
he recently received at his nffi?c of n
man who claimed to be an editor from
Arkansas. He was a very seedylook
ing chap, and appeared as though he
had but recently come ofTasix weoks'
spree. Mowing profoundly, then strik
ing an attitude, with one hand on his
heart and the other extending a badly
used plug bat, be exclaimed with a
"Havel the honor of addressing the
Hon. O./.o d. Dodtls?"
"My name is Dodds, but I am no
longer an honorable,''said theColonel.
"Kot an honorable! D6dd= n it an
honorable iV Now, V by ?U j Bail], when
tf'^sid IfTi't li'ollbMrtle TOl%?lfi*;>> atp'n
the gods seem to have set their scul,V
("Green seal," murmured I>oddsto
himself,) "I read nothing dishonor
"That's right," said Dodds. "Never
read anything dishonorable. But to
"Yes, as you say, to business. I am
a printer; 1 might say an editor. lam
from the Sate of Arkansas?the only
State, by the way, able and willing
to support two Governors at the same
time. But 1 have been unfortunate.
Much have I been tossed about by the
iro of cruel Juno, and-"
"Juno how it is yourself," broke
in the Colonel.
"Bufl'otted by the world's rude
storms, you see mo here a stranded
wreck. Scarce three moons past I
left my office in Charge of my worthy
foreman and sought the peaceful vales
and calm rests of the Muskingdom
Valley, where my childhood sported.
Returning I stopped at Cincinnati. I
fell into evil company and?but why
dwell on details? Enough that I am
?what 1 am?disheartened, ruined,
broke. A mark lor scorn to point her
slow, unerring linger at. As I was
about giving up in despair, having
given up everything else that I had, I
thought of you. Sir I am hero. You
did not send for me, bull hnvccome.
Your iiatnc is known and honored
from tine en I of this great Republic to
the other. If.
"i. Slows on the star.*,
Refreshes the breeze,
Warms in the sun
And blossoms on the tree*.
"When the National Treasury wvs
threntene 1 by a body of greedy Con
gressmen, you stood like a wall of ad
amant between the people and tho?o
infamous salary grabbers. Lend me a
"My dear sir," (he Colonel pre
tened to explain, "you mistake the
cose entirely. 1 was one ,of the,grab
"You were?" (grasping the Colo
nel's hand warmly.) "So much the
better. Let me congratulate you that
a parsimonious public could uot
frighten you out of what was but a
lair remuneration for your invaluable
services. I am glad thai your pecun
I iary circumstances,are so much hotter
I than 1 biipposcd. Make it two !"
Ami the Colonel- did. It was the
only clear thing for him lo do.
biiihbbpbhiiwi!bhwt3wibwWwu>>* i<*s ,1.0? ?
? . inn.) .1 i ? \\<\
Tho A i. e icun tcaiu of rifl?nym; \p?t
for Ireland on Saturday.
It is llie high price ofshito pencils
that is driving the saloon keepers to
the poor house.
Mrs. Gbbbius says her husband is
J like a tallow candle?he always'will
smoke when ho goes out.
Prof, of Rhetoric; 'What impor
tant change came over Burns in the
latter part of his life? ?Senior. TIo
II?'. provoked me into loving him,'
was a Rochester girl's excuse for on
going herself to a man whom she hjvd
always professed to hate,
A certain Western editor, who waS
presented with a box of collars as.pay
for an advertisement, is waiting in
dailj expectation that some one will
presen't hiin with a shirt.
A Brown County editor bought his
ink by the jugful!, becadse he could
get it cheaper, but his wife went to
fill the inkstand one morning and
found it wasn't ink by a jugfull.
The Martin boys of Iowa love 1
their father, and when lie died two of
the five were killed in the struggle to"
ee which should have his bid watch
and chain to remember him by. '?'
'So von take lessons in drawinir;
Sal lie! 'Yes; and the teacher says
I'm an apt pupil, as I draw more in
ferences, insinuations, admirers and
allowances than any girl in the acade
The average Gorilla of Central Af
I rica now points to Stanley and his
band of explorers, and pathetically ?
I reminds his grand children that 'that
j is what they mnyjJoiie day expect to
come to.x ? ?1 ?';
M A man awoke his. wife the oth'-r
l ilroVi nSm^S^SHfc^^ a'*'"
dose of slrych?hio. 'Well, you old
fool,' said she,'lie still, or it may come
up.. ad,.? ? ' ? '
A French paper says that not one
American in a hundred has a hand
some chin- -This is due to the fact
that so many of our fellow citizens
give nearly all their time to the culti
vation of check.
. Augustus, dear.'said she tenderly
pushing him from her as the moon
light flooded the bay-window, where
they wero standing, 'I think you had
better try some other hair-dye; your
moustache tastes like turpentine.'
If you love others, they wall love
you: If you speak kindly to them,
they will speak kindly to you. Love
i3 repaid with love, aud hktred with
hatred. . Would you hear a sweet and
pleasing echo, speak sweetly and plb'fts
A feature of the Decoration Day bb
servanee in Springfield, Mass., was
the special attention paid.to tue grave
cf Sumncr thrown| a supposed lebet
soldier. The poem,'TheBlue and tho
Gray,' was read, and a great deal of
piKhos was elaborated by the orators.
The next day Sunnier Brown's father
having heard of the matter, published
a statement show ing that his son had
never been a rebel.
spoke five days in the Bccchcr trial,
t Only one of the jurors sickened under
the nauseating trial. It speaks well
for the stomachs of Gotham men.
Christendom and Christianity, was
never before disgraced by such a trial.
As a general thing, tho back-sliding
brother like Bccchcr, elope.-* with the
guilty woman, and goes to preaching
out West. It \vcro well for Christi
anity and the chinch, if Bccchcr had
followed the usual custom. Tho
saintly woman who ought to know,
says Bccchcr is gui'ty. She would m t
have said so for the world, if the fact
had not been so. It is true, sho now
says, her certificate charging guilt up
on Bccchcr was untrue, hut In this we
believe she is falso. Mr. Evarls will
(dose tho case, and by way of earning
his ?20,000 feo, be will no doubt imi
tate Judge Porter, and talk a week,
and Iben Bccchcr will be acquitted, -