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Alab ho~ ~
T0ny o as
agreea r en on M a, by
the advent of a Menagerie.
Not e juvenils on;ly but the whole
poputatior, male andfmale, within five
mileb-f-thoQoitM House, were alive
with exgitement nThe North wind was
cutting as a. nctu-uliaver, but in spite of
that and.the supposed scarcity of coin
the "pauilldo' was thronged.. A more
motley assemblage I never saw-the
animals.weeo nothing in comparison
and in point of decorum, the spectators
niight have taken lessons from the
Grizsly Bear. It was the only public
assembly that I ever heard of, in this
country, which the presence of ladies
did not control into propriety of speech
and manner. Even the professional
beast tamers themselves, Mr. and Mrs.
Schaffer, failed to subdue the rampant
animals outside the cages.
The elephant was the great point of
attraction as usual. Many were the
remarks elicited by its immense size
"I want his bido and frame for a corn
crib," said a fellow from Pan-Handle
"Save me his cars for skearts to my
old wirgin saddle," remarked another.
"Goodniess gracious!" ejaculated a
sallow girl, with a dirty blue ribbon
around a dirty yellow neck, "was it
borned with that long 8snake thing stuck
"It's got a most the least har to as
much hide, that I every seed," quoth
"Whar do they raise 'em?" asked
some honest after knowledge.
"Not here-not here in this (hic)
country," replied Jim McGaffey, with a
knowing, would-be-sober, shake of the
"That animal," said Jim, who was
very drunk, "that animal wasn't raised
in the island (hie) of Ameriky. It
came all the way from (hic) Ireland.'
"Give us your hand, my friend," ex
claimed old Tom Martin, with an iron
icil air, "give us your hand for the
thrue word yo're tellin' the boys.
Don't ye see the craturs fut? look at
his fut! Sure 'twas made for the bogs
of the ould counthry! This thing tho'
is but a heifer, as ye may say. What
would ye say, if ye could see aginiwine
grown up Airish Bull? Och!
CfSatia jam - etatie!' soliloquised a
corpulent lawyer, as he walked up;
unconsciously latinizing the spirit of
Tom Haines' remark on a similar occa
sion, made to Tom Jeffreys.
The group adjourned to the vicinity
of the Lion's cage.
"Why didn't they shurr that crit
ter's foreparts, as well as his hind ones?']
asked some one.
"You see,' said his keeper, a man
wiih huge whiskers, and green blanket:
coat, "he's got a breast complaint, and
we were afraid of increasing his cold.'
"Well, be granny, I did notice he
was Aoar-se when he hollered, awhile
"Whar did he come from, Jim?' ask-1
- ed one of the crowd.
"From Ireland, too, be Jasus,' said
old Tom, the Irishman, taking the word
out of Jim's mouth., Didn't he Me Gaff.
"I judge (hic) he (hic) did,' said
"I'll take my corpra'l of it,' return
ed Martin; "thse groVes of blarey is
full ov 'em!'
Presently the crowd was ordered
back, and Mr. and Mrs. Schaffer enter
tered the cage with the lion, tiger and
"That takes Billy's horns clean
smooth off to the skull-..nowv don't it?'
said Tom Hlussey.
"It's the fust time I ever seedl the
likes, and I'm sixty-five come fall!' re
marked an old grey headed man.
"Is it a rail wvoman in thar?' asked a
skeptical dirt cater.
' Why you see," said JimD McGaffey,
"it's a real woman, but she's got grea,
serrets. Some people though,) (hic)
think these show people (hic) aint reg
ular human, nohow."
"No more, and they aint,' said old
"What are they then?"
"Airishl, to be sure!'
"Well aint the Irish human?'
"Devil the bit of it.!' responded old
. mqn "the're all subjects of thec Queen
"That's (hic) a fact,' said Jim Mc
Gaff'ey; and the point was settled.
.Mrs. Sehaffer shook her whip at the
tigor, which dashed by her, and crouch
4ed in a corner of the cage, growling
"ake care, she-bar-legs, the ole
bys-rattlin his chain-as my 01(1 we
iiutells Dick when he cries,' said
s .,y, John," observed a half-worn
Stmaslouched hat, "I aint no
that woman showin' off her
ra butif Betsey was to--"
get twit suoh.notiopas that'"
-'twas the blessed Elizabeth heself
-"'aUdoomd' and- tote -Jake,;i er
they've beeu ocroughin' ,and yun-in'
over the poor claild all day, :aj4d you a
;awm thar!-and l .4 ut you
know not whot ItA only the Lord's
mercy the eephant didn't tromp on
him and siaish6 deth Conie along?'
The hen-pocked meekly obeyed; took
3acob in his paternal arms; and-I
ceased to take notes.
A COLORED DUEL.-A diel between
two colored gemmen-a regular built
affair-conducted aicording t the most
strict and punctilious provisioins' of the
code of honor' came of last week. kThe
fight took place with pistols of the most
improved fashions, at sunrise, ;on a
small branch of the Metairie road. We
do not know what the origin of the diffi
culty was, except that one of the par
ties, to use the phrase of one- of 'the
spectators, "was crossed in lab by de
oder, and dat him hona must bab satis
We have learned from one who was
present at the combat, the particulars
as they transpired. They are substan
tially as follows:
After having'taken their stands, one
f the seconds noticed, that owing to
their positions, the sunbeams set his
principal to winking and rolling his eyes.
'his was suffigient ground for interfer
ing, and he calls out to the other second
"I say, I puts my weto on dat po
lishun-it's agin de rules ob all do codes
>b hona dat I see. De traction of de
nin shines rader too sewere, makes my
principal roll him eyes altogedder too
"Wy, wy, look here, didn't we chuck
lp a dollar for de choice obground, and
lid't I git him myself?'
"Yes, I knows you did; but fair
)lay's ajube, and I'so no notion ob see
n' my friend composed upon and lse
dll do vantage.'
"Well, I'se no notion as you is, and
'sists on settlin' do matter just as we
At this juncture a friendly cloud set
led the matter at once, by stepping in
>etween the sun and the belligerents.
The first two causes took their posi
ion, and all the little preliminaries be
ng settled, each one took his pistol rea
ly cocked from his second. Both man
fested a terrible degree of spunk, al
hough a sort of blueish paleness spread
tself over their black cheeks.
The second who was to give out the
'atal order which might send thorn out
>f this world, now took his ground.
ilaising his voice, lie began:
"Gemmen, your time am cum.
Both signified their assent.
"Is you ready? Fiah! one-twoe
Bang, pop went both pistol at one,
>no ball raising the dust in the midd
if the road, while the other took
'slandtendicular' course among the
ystanders, fortunately without hitting
It was now time to interpose, and
>ne of the seconds set himself about it.
ifter a little conversation, the challen
;ed darkey stepped forwai-d and said
o his antagonist
"Nigga, is you satisfied?'
"So is I, and I'so glad to get off so
RIext tinge dey catches dis child out on
mehl a foolish exhibition as dis, doy will
oetch me, dat dey will do, for sartain."
"Dem's my sentiments edzactly," re
ortcd the other. "When your onmor
al instrument of def went off. I dle
~lare I thought I was a gon child; but
['see so happy-gosh, let's shake hands
mtd go back to our abocations.'
In five minutes time all hands-ene.
fnies, friends, black, white, and all
were on the road home to work perfec
tly satisfied with the sport of the morn
ing.-N. 0. Pic.
Mlts. PARTINGTON's LAsT.--"My
dear aunt,' said a nephe w of the old lady
to her the other day, "my Sally has a
baby; and such a baby the world never
before; it is the baby, and no mistake.'
"WVell, wvell," saidl the old lady, "young
folks should be monstrous thankful for
such favors; but what did you say was
the name of it?' Why, Susan Parting
ton, to be sure, after her dear aunty.'
"Well, well, it is mighty gratifying to
have such pretty namesakes; after her
dear aunty, heh! Ad is it a boy, or a
girl?' asked the good old soul, with all
the complacency for which she is re
Tobacco dust, (fine snuff,) is said to
protects plants from destructive insects.
"I say Jim, what mechanical work did
you first do?" said one darky to another'.
"Why, why, cut teeth ob course,'" re
piied the other
C0othing and Ot-Fitti?.
T I B I S H UhE N'T
-.U TABL IHMEN -T P :"
No. 268 King-street, corner of
~Wentwortlh, Charleston, .C.
Purchasers will find at pl. times a full and
coniplete ltock of Gent's.
W6 A- KENT. o. n. biTCfllLL
Mangsfactory 11 3 WO uingto
Stores N. Y.
May 1849. 30 tf
MUSIC, MlUSICAL INSTRUMENTS,
King street, Sign of the Lyre,
Charleston, S. C.
GREGG, HAYDEN, & GREGG,
Importers of Fine Watches,
JEWELRY, SILVER WARE.
Guns, Military & FanCy Goods,
Corner of King and Ilasell streets,
Charleston, S. C.
H. SIDNEY HAYDEN,.
A. H. HAYDEN,
May 23,1849. - 30 ly
Dry Goods in Charleston
For Spring of 1849.
E. W. BANCROFT, inviles the attention of
Planters and their families, who visit the city to,
He has now received his Spring Stock which
consists of every variety of Rich and Elogant
fabrics for Lodies Dress-such a,
Silk, Grenadines, Tissne Silks, Bareges, Mus
lines, Sewing Silk, Grnghams, Priuts, Lawns,
Bombazines, Chadys, Alpacas.
Sh awls of every Style. such as, elegant Plain
and Embrordored Canton Crape, Cashmere,
Sewing Sulk, Silk Muslin, Barege and Plain a
Linens, Damasks, Diapers, Long Lawns,
Linen Sheetings and Linen Goods in gret varie
lHosiery, white Goods, Goods for Gentlomens
wear etc., etc.
Inhis DOMESTIC GOODS ROOMS, will
be found as usual a complete assortment of all
the leading Styles of Domestic Goods, such as
are adapted to servants wear and family use i
lie confidently invites attention to the Stock
as one of the
Largest and most Extcnsive
in the Southern country.
and the l'rices always the LOWEST POSSI
253 King Street. Carleston S. C.
April 1849. 24 tf
New & Fashionable Clothing,
GEORGE A. HYDE,
SUCCESSOR TO PIOUSTON & 1YDE, 283 KING-ST.
Opposite Merchanta Hotel.
Manufacturer, Wholesale and Retail Dealer
G. A. II. Respectfully invites the attention
of his friends and the public to his large as
sortment of Flashionable and Elegant Cloth
inig now on hand, equal in every respect -to
the best custom work, to wvhich het is weeokly]
adding large supplies direct from his own
Manufactory in New York.
T1his Establishment is conducted entirely
on the Cash Principles both in punrchase and
sales, giving hinm great advantage in his se
lections and enabling him to to sell at New
York~ rates. He is now offering this stock,
(whicliinnt excelled for variety, style, bean
ty, and durabiitys of weorkmanship in the
U nion, at such prnces as to mnako it an induce
ment for purchasing to call before making
their selections. A superior assortment of
Fine Shirts, Collars, Cravats, Canes, &c. &c.
constantly on hand.
With attentive and obliging salesmen,
gentlemen can depend upon having their
wants supplied immediately. All garments
wvarranted to fit wvell and give satisfaction in
ILJMr. JOHn T DA nur, long knowvn in the
clothing line is now at this establishment,
where he wvoulli be happy to see and serve
GEO. A. HYDE,
Succestor to Houston & Hyde.
Charleston. May 28, 1849. 80 ly
BY STEEN & DIVVER.
Cornet of King and Society Streets,
CHARLE$'TON, S. C.
This Hotel, situated in the business part
of the city, offers every desirable comfort
and convenience to the Travelling~ Commu
nity, anid Permanent Boarders. The estab
lishmnent is conducted strictly on Tempeor
ance principles. TE~RMS MODERATE.
OTAn Omnibus and Carriage wvill attend
the Steamboat Wharf, and also to the Rail
Road Depot, for the accommodation of Pas
Dissolution of Copartnershij,
The copa rtnership heretofore existing un
der the firm of SARGENT & MILLER
doing business as Cabinet Makers in Sum
terville, was dissolved by mutual consent
on the 15th inst.
DANIEL S. SARGENT,
WILLIAM B. MILLER.
.lune 15, 1E49. *d4 tf
The Stage will run daily from Sumterville
to the Claremont Depot on and after the 1st
of March, and will leave at 8 o'clock in the
morning, setting out on its return, on the ar
rival of theo cars in the afternoon from the
P. M. BUTLER.
Sumterville,28th Fob. 1849. 18 Gm
The undersignen has just received a full
and general assortment of New Goods, which
he will soil very low fozar i ,,r ,,,,,,, pap,.....
hLm,,4, Ai -
office fkB St'
or Dilstrpt he
anpne'e Col d."1 i )t aU ddI
date for the;.oce of. phetif; at., e .niuii
sept, 27,&1148. 4
B. BROWN annouinie hint as a Candiht
for the OfficA? o lf beiff of'S
at the ensupgAF 9060
Sept. 20, -1848. 47! -.,
IIWe are authorizbd to announcedmajif
FOHN BALLARD, as a. candd W e-' fo
Sheriff at t i nuinfg lectfon.
April.Wth, ., .
:firh inds o.
A. COLCLOUGli.Eisq.,-announ hbn as
-andidate for Sheriff at the next lection.
April 19, 184. - 25.
ecr We are time to
announce Mr. JOHN O.D RAN e
=andidate for th (fie of Cle
it the ensuing election.
Mr. -Editor :-Please announce JOHN
DARGAN JONES, as a candidate for -
flection-to the office- 6t 0lek"of twCouft
or Sumter District, and oblige the,
April 26th, 1848. t
T We are' authorizsto an
iounce DANIEL-H. RICHBOJRG, a cn
lidate for the office of Clerk at the ensuing
Jan. 20, 1848. 13 tf
FOR TAX COLLiCTOR.
(7 We are authorized to an.
ounce ALEXANDER WATTS, Esq., as
LCandidate for Tax Collector, of, Claremont
ounty at the ensuing Election,
South Carolina Rail-Road,
Up. . Do on.
eWaVO Leave . ]
3harleston, 10.00 a.n. laiburg, 5.00 a. m.
3ineath's, 10.40 dd. Marsh', +.25 do.
..adeon'st.o.11.05 do. Aiken, . 0,201d6.
uimerville, 11.15 do. Williston, 7.30 do.
i5MileT.O. 11.30 do. Blackvijle,- 8. do.
lidgeville, 11.50do. Graham's, 8 o.
loss's, 12.10 p~.m. Midivaf,
l1MileT.O. 12.25 do. Branchville, 0,30 d.
aeorges', 12.45 do. Reeves', 10.00 ido;
leoves', -1.00 do. Geor's .i0.0doe .
3ranchville, 1.44 do. 41MffT.O.104Odo.
VIidway, 2.20 do. 'toss's 11.00 do.
raham's, .2.45 do. Rldgreville, 11.10 do..
Villiston, 3.50 do. Sumerville,-1L45 do'.
liken, 505 do. L'son's, lRd 11.55 do.
VInrsh's, 5.35 do. Sineath, .12.20 p.0m.
ir. Ham'rg., 0.00 do. .Ar.Cha'aton, 1.00 do.
Columbia Branch. .
Leave Leave- -
3ranchville., 1,45 p. m.1Columbia, 0.00 a.mi.
lowe's . ,2,10 do. ~1okinu's, ..6.30~ dot
3rangoburg 2,35 do. iadaden, . .0do
amizieon's, 2.50 do. iJunction, 715 do.
Lewieville, 3.10 do. iFort Motte,%740 dd,
'ort Motto, 3,30 do. ILewisville, 8.00 dlo.
unction, 8.55 do. mJiieson's, 8.20 do.
ladsden, 4.10 do. Jrangeburg,8.85 deA
?Iopkid's, 4.30 do. Rowe's 9.00 40
ir Col'bia, 5.00 do. Ar. Brch'lle,9.g0 do
Tuesdays, T hursday's and 'Sa~rdaysa
Up. D on.
Leave . ,Leave
Damden, 5.00 a.mi. Columbia, 2.30 p.m
Boykin's, 530 do. Hampton's, 2.50 do.
Claremont, 0.00 do. Hopkins's 3.10 do.
Niiddleton, 6.30 de. Gad en, .8 .356 10.
lunction, 7.15 do. Junction, 3.55 do.
Gadseden, '7.M -dc. Middleton~ 4.45 do.
RIopkins's 8.00 do. Clareinont; 5.15 do.
Flampton's, 8.20 do: Bdykin's) 5.45 do.
Ar.Columbia,8.45 do. Ar. Camden, 6.15 do
Mondays~, Wednesdays, and .&idays.
Leavo Camden, 5.00 a. m.. 1.1. p. m.
'do. Boykin's, 5.30 do. 1.50 do.
do. Claremont, 0.00 do. 2.25"do.
do. Middloton, 0.30 do. .3.10 do.
Leave Junction, 7.15 do. -3.55 do.
do. Middleton, 8.00 do. .4.45 do.
do. Claremont, 8.35 do. .5.15 dog
do. Boykin's, 0.10 do. 5.45 do.
Ar. at Camden, 0.45 do. 0.15 do.
Camden, 5.00 a.mi. Junotion, . 8.55 do..
Boykin's, 5.30 do. Middleton, -4.45 do.
Claremont, 6.00 do. Claretnont, 5315 do.
Middleton, 0.30 do. Boykin's, , 5.45 do.
Ar.Junction,7.10 do. Ar.Camden,6.15 do.
June 6 32 .t
Bacon and Lard fbr Bale,
The subscriber has for sale a .very large
lot of Bacon and Lard, of his own suri
which ho offers for sale-lowlfot asiu: oo
paper. Appl$~tq.D ROUNiTON.
Fulton, S. C. May 1, 1849. 27 2n
A fresh assortment: of Ladies' white, col'd.
and black Silk Glovea,'for Sale by
CLARKe &; IWI8..
Hats, Shoes Saddlery, Mehan
aD of whichihave.eei.leted w t
1on of countryjaidwllield asti hs-su
mn this ~iace. 4 mpar m,
To vejso depidtoithei n landthe
fe.leadggaftloles as It-wodidbe inio'' ble it
ate all the xasiies eilrae.ln tfu g~ea is
(lOrashedioaft 2 . - 1
With an cndlevaiety of u a
- b B ffowgifsp4en i a rd add a
W11Jith n ty*Cu of icelawdo, f(kY
If~(tf~.fwo to-theli ciistomers,j
p asse ind it uhusessary toleave-thii
umiiter inljgtof h a Districts. IB
fleene oor etoC aHotblA p
lAttends the Cn te Court s of aw, fSuter
mancater dard.Faireld Districtsit c
LAANOTICE , &
.Will p0'.ice'iW' tEW~CoUrts'04 IUw and
quity, for-Faield Distridt; and'
Atllpractie inurtsof Kershaumtr, inad.
CdumbIa, 1st January, 1849. 17 tij
SUMTEILmV L 8. C.
Mr. I adr roforn in -
hurgical std lftil et f required.
June7, 84. - t g82 y
The s. er lot
f Sp 'Tvariety
f Ladie Dress Goods, con stg (viz.) of
mbr6ideredMuslisis, embossed do. dotted do. s
do. dol'd; do, Lawns, Cambrics; tilin, A
I mngh.nuscol'dGi nhams, nourning do. &. 1U:
Aivariety of inen lis, -~hisReady-- sa
made Cloth1ag, Panamna and ..orn Hats, m
Alsotto be found at their Grocery, fresh
Co. '1, Mackerel, drjd Herins, N. C. ,and -
ounr3%@op nd< neuprior NO. Mo.
ass ,'eO. . OONS & cO.
NhE s1c1UG STORE,
Thebs a ' ld 11pctuy inform th
'I co s ib tzp~ and th pubhic gener. tj
Lilfp Spalter, that hehas, and will constant. tii
y kep on hand, aIrsh and~ well selected 10
tock-of Medicines, Painta. Oils, -Dye Stuffe,
Vindow. Glass and-Putty; Fine Sos.'azd at
'ancy Articles; all of which .will be sold thi
heap, by ;hi
R. SIDNEY MELLETT, M.D. .al
One door toest of McLean's old stand. S
P, S. Allorders from the country prompt.
v attended to.
RIew Spri &ummer Goods.
'The ;ueriiirs have~justertoeiyedand w
ire nowv opemang a bdautiftl, ai-well s~
rcted assortment of Goods, susitable for bi
he senson.s mAong their rich seletction
vill be found-Barages, Muslins,.Ging
sms sand every variety of CGalleons.
1lso, foi'Geitiemeri's~wear Linen diillsa f~
[)rah d'Ete's, podCottonades.' A geidral 6
issortmenl, Cotton Go~s, suchi as '3 owh, 6
Bida'shed aind color'd, Honiespuns Checks, F
Bed Ticking 28 and 80 inches; Curtright
)snaburgs, Crockery, 'Hardware, Shoes, ~
EIats, .&o., &c., at Charloston 'prices.
CLARK &. LEWIS.
April 11 .624.a tf t<
The subscriber off'ers for sale his panta- a
tion, situated betwveen Sumitervilleand 'Stte
burg containing'500 acres of land; a'godi
Iwelling House and out-buildin. 'wit Gan
excellent .Grist Millh the Mill Huse is'in
first rate repair, having been lately rebuilt on
an improved 'plan a good stand oecustoin, d
with a Gin honse attached, runnin by was
ter. Any person wishing to pur aae can
al o CHARLES C. JACKSON.
.Sumter, April 30, 1049. 27 tf
IMPROVED COTTON GINS,
Thankful for past favorthe subscriber
wishes to mnform the'pbi thiathe' still
Manufactures COTTNGINS at his Es.
tablishment in Statesurg, on tlie' most im.
proved and aprMed plan, of the most, im
ple construction of the 'finest finish, and. of a
the bist maeriaili, to wi &cel. 8as g an
8teel pltdribs case lirened,'lni hich he
will sell for.two dollars per. saw. lHe also .I
repairs old Gins, and puts 'thm in comn.
plete order at' the shottsst notice. All or.
ders for. Gins will be promply'ardgptinctii. q
ally attended to.
Stateburg,S..C. Aprille18549, .2d 't
6 Dozen Tovfndou4s 8en
parills, ust'recel'ed&*nd for sale at
M~IrErLET nnUm STO R.,
anpeor p ilt
eelh We4 biod fand w
and go t y
tent in the above I
ad repairs. Our GiN'
3y made in the State,%'
mtages of the Falli:
bs, which sayes a g
tirs. ~e dido u eT~4
ith teeth setI
jure the ifhiptst
regulate the mbHQ Of
constritpte4 onwir gin
vantages of Igffiko
1 ver mati th; in
a 0im Wp Wou ddinvite'
our hbib add aiine
hilst we WattdeAsiiro the pub
at thy silyall have no ca
ther o our .work o' tines. :
We arallso preared
abinet lhie.-4uel e
ties, Boo ses tdsTbe
c. &c. at short notice on libe'
4. DRUCKER COQoi M
eircustomers in Sumtgran
ally, that they' havie rece
naistiig of every vety l
ason, Also-a complete
READ Y4D L
Crockery, Boots s
Bonnti, Hts ad ap
4l every othert~~~~ki
ie of busmness; 1l vi
le at extrenely w arces
Oppotei the. amd-an ,, - ,.
oe, (kow!n MsA)
spectfully, acqutia n~l F~~~
o Publicat lar e,tfith owgta
He will keconstnlo~
Id :seasonab asirtoo
e Iateatland most'rcd
ipes, by puncttriilstyd hid s
I, to merit a continuance otf tjjidh
% and confidence. * '
A fine assortmeittCR&d~~
The subscriber, throu gh thesfo~s
lends, has made arrangement
used Herse BU9E1 ALa~~iB
istuiet, the'ensnomg a
expected to pass ruh~
~iently eneonreged and convenlggs
bich will he determined by thrg~
Terosus-ue alns, Jr., wilDb
ares at #4.00;5tte
>insure; 95 eent -h~guo
ance. Parting wih e mare f
srance in every instsnee. 'v'
koo to preivent accIdents, ba
Weea occur. -
..Ba Were acompany
ads up by responsible pew ,obs&
uad Groom fornished freq of ehalg~s
g round throngh the seeaso,
aeon to 7, and tht inuaeto -
so giveti e samuechance, te9I
Bacephalus, Jr-, in
nuoephausa he by Wdiam.
isal, and he6 by- Old lmod
lncephalua' dam wrs -ycM
a by Twig;.Twigb h4
is g. dantys *kr l2
stablished ot n 4 a
lie old Impotd at.~
r's. g.7srwm gw~~~
rem different I & tret
ud to'eltiseug of Brs
emotbfhi. colige 4 R
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