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en on onda by
the .q f qm 's.iepa rie.
dt ~ 3enilks-on1 but the whole
Poput. nale, within five
OiteV-Hnuse, ete alive
with excitemen The North wind was
cuttingas a note-sbavr, but in spite of
that:anthiiewsupposed scarcity of coin
the "pavillion'? was thionged., A more
motley assemblage.I never saw-the
animals were nothing in comparison
and in-point of decorum, the spectators
might have taken lessons from the
Grizzly'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.
Schaffor, failed to subdue the rampant
animals outside the cages.
The ilephant was the great point of
attraction as usual. Many were the
remarks elicited by its immense size
"I want his hide 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.
"Gooddess gracious!" ejaculated a
sallow girl, with a dirty blue ribbon
around a dirty yellow neck, "was it
bprned with that long snake thing stuck
to its face?"
"It's ot 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 (hic) of Ameriky. It
came all the way from (hic) Ireland.'
"Give us your hand, my friend," ex
claimed old Tom Martin, with an iron
ica 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 the'
is but a heifer,as ye may say. What
would ye say, if ye could see aginiwine
grown up Airish Bull? Och!'
'Satis- Jam - statis!' soliloquised a
corpulent lawyer, us 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 boarse when lie hollered, awhile
"Whar did he come from, Jim?' ask
ed one of the crowd.
"From Ireland, too, be Jasus,' said
old Tom, the Irishman, taking the word
out of Jim's mouthi Didn't he McGaff.
"I judge (hic) hc (hic) did,' said
"I'll take my corpra'l of it,' return
ed Martin; "the groves of blarney1 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 Dilly's horns clean
smjooth oil' to the skull-.nowv don't it?'
said T1om Hussey.
"It's the fust'time I ever seed 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 Jim McGaffey,
"it's a real woman, but she's got gr-eat
sperrets. 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?"
"Airish, to be sure!'
"Well aint the Irish human?'
"Devil the bit of it.l' responded old
mn, "the're all subjects of the Queen
"That's (hie) a fact,' said Jim Mc
Gaffey; and the point was settled.
Mrs. Schaflfer shook her whip at the
tiger, which dashed by her, and crouch
odn a crner of the cage, growling
Tike care, she-bar-logs, the ole
- y's raftlin his chain--as my old wo.
Dickwhenhe cries,' said
ohn,'? observed a half-.worn
ia eouched hat, "I aint no
woman showin' offhe
SbiBetsey was to--"
..a one, ko4 sh le can.
get along wit out SR noti p as
-'twas the blessed Elisaith bielf
-"and coo" bnd tate 'Ja1.4Hero
they've bees sorougin and unin'
over the d.Q1 all a7-q4 you a
16 r 113!1o-& t you
know not what!' It,, only the Lord's
mercy the olephant didn't tromp' on
him and slimish 6Jdeth. 6Me along?'
The hen-Pocked meekly obeyed; took
Jacob in his paternal arms; and-I
ceased 'to take notes.
A COLORED DUEL.-A uel between
two colored gemmon-!-a regular built
affair-c6nducted a'ccording t the most
strict'and' punctilious provisios" of the
code of honor, came off last'week ;The
fight took place- ith'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 lub 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
of the seconds noticed, that owing to
their positions, the sunbeams set his
principal to winking and rolling his eyes.
This was sufficient ground for interfer
ing, and he calls out to the other second
"I say, I puts my weto on dat po.
sishun--it's agin de rules ob all de codes
ob hona dat I see. * De traction of de
sun shines rader too sewero, makes my
principal roll him eyes altogedder too
"Wy, wy, look here, didn't we chuck
up a dollar for de choice obground, and
did't I git him myself?'
"Yes, I knows you did; but fair
play's ajube, and I'se no notion ab see
in' my friend composed upon and lose
all do vantage.'
"Well, I'se no notion as yOU is, and t
I 'sists on settlin' do matter just as we
At this juncture a friendly cloud set- 1
tled the matter at once, by stepping in
between the sun and the belligerents.:
The first two causes took their posi
tion, and all the little preliminaries be
ing settled, each one took his pistol rea
dy cooked from his second. Both man- ]
ifested a terrible degree of spunk, al
though a sort of blueish paleness spread
itself over their black cheeks.
The second who was to give out the a
fatal order which might send them out
of this world, now took his ground.
Raising his voice, he began: -
"Gemmen, your time am cum.
Bloth signified their assent.t
"Is you ready? Fiah! one-two
Bang, pop wvent both pistol at one
one ball raising the dust in the midd a
of the road, while the other took I'
"slandtendicular' course among the ~
bystanders, fortunately without hitting
It was now time to interpose, and r
one of the seconds set himself about it.t
After a little conversation, the challen
god darkey stepped forwai-d and saidC
to his antagonist
"Nigga, is you satisfied?'
"So is I, and Tee glad to get off so.C
Next tinme dey catches dis child out on c
such a foolish exhibition as die, dey will
fotch me, dat dey will do, for eartain.'
"Demi's my sentiments'edzactly," re
torted the other. "When your onmor
tal instrument of def went ofl. I de
clare I thought I was a gon child; but
I'see so happy-gosh, let's shake hands
and go back to our abocations.'
In five inutes time all hands-ene.
mies, friends, black, white, and all
wvere on thc road home to work perfec
tly satisfied with the sport of the morn
ing.-N. 0. Pic.
MRs. PARTINUTON's LAsT.-"My
dear aunt,' said a nephe w of the old lady
to heor the other dlay, "my Sally has a
baby; and such a baby the world never
before; it is the baby, and no mistake.'
"WYell, well," said the 01(1 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, hehi And 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
"W hy, why, cut teeth ob course," re
plied the other.
L oting gand 0(t-FittI~
-ASONIC HA T
No. 268 King-street, corner of
W entivorth Cl rleston, S .
Purchasers will find at all.tim~es a full and e
:omplete ickof Gent's.
M- A. KENT. G. U. MTeII L
NKanufactory 118 W a sshngton o
Stores N! y.
May 1849. 30 f
MUSIC, MUSICAL INSTRUMIENTS,
King street, Sign of the Lyre,
Charleston, S. C.
GREGG, HAYDEN, & GREGG,
importers of Fin Watches,
JEWELRY, SILVER WARE..
Runs, Military & Fancy Goods
Corner of King and Haell streets,
Charleston, S. C.
H. SIDNEY HAYDEN,.
A. 11. HAYDEN, a
May 23, 1849. 30 ly c
Dry Goods in Charleston a
For Spring of 1849.
E. W. BANCROFT, invites the attention of
'lanters and their families, who visit the city to, ?]
He has now received his Spring Stock which tC
'nsists of every variety of Rich and Elegant
obrics for Ladies Dress-such as,
Silk, Grenadines, Tissne Silks, Bareges, Mus
ino, Sewing Silk, Grn hams, Prints, Lawns,
lombazines, Chadys, Alpacas.
Shawls of every Style, such as, elegant Plain
ud ,Embrordered Canton Crape, Cashmere, ni
;ewimg Silk, Silk Muslin, Direge and Plain di
;ilk Shawls. el
Linens, Damasks, Diapers, Long. Lawns,
.inen Sheetings and Linen Goods in groat varie
Hosiery, white Goods, Goods for Gentlemens
rear etc., etc.
In his DOM ESTIC GOODS ROOMS, will
e found as usual a complete assortment of all
ie leading Styles of Domestic 'Goods, such as a
ro adapted to servants wear and family use c
He confidently invites attention to the Stock
s one of the
largest and most Extensive
in tlac Southern f'ounstry.
nd the Pricas always the LOWEST POSSI..
253 King Street. Carleston S. C. 1
April 1819. 24 f C
lew & Fashionable Clothing, L
GEORGE A. HYDE, S
UCCESSOR TO HOUSTON & HYDE, 283 KING-ST. R
Opposite Merch~anzt Hotel. II
fanufacturer, Wholesale and Retail Dealer 41
in Clothing, G
G. A. HI. Respectfully invites the attention R
f his friends and thie public to his large as- 13
ortment of Fa:shioniable and Elegant Cloth- MI
ig no on hand, equal in every respect to G
ie best custom work,t to which lhe is weekly 13
dding large supplies direct from his own
Ianufactory in New York. A
Tihis Establishument is conducted entirely M1
n the Cash Principles both in purchase and A
ales, giving him great advantage in his se
3ctions and enabling him to to sell at New
'ork~ rates. lie is now offering this stock,
whicli ill ant excelled for variety, style, beau
b, anti durabilityq of worknmanship in the
Inion, at such prices as to mako it an induce-B
ient for purchasing to call before making
near selections. A superior assortment of
'inc Shirts, Collars, Cravats, Canes, &c. &c.
onstantly on hand.
With attentive andi obliging salesmen,F
entlemen can depend upon having their
.'ants supplied immediately. All garments
iarranted to fit well and give sas taction in
IOTMr. Jons T DAt nur, long knowvn in the
lothing line is nowv at this establishment,
rhere he woulll be happy to see and serve
GEO. A. hYDE,
Succestor to Houston & Hyde. L
Charleston. May 23, 1840. 30 ly C
BY STEEN & DIVVER.
Curnet of King and Society Streets,
CH.A RLE$TON, S. C.
This Hotel, situated in the business partA
f the city, offers every desirable comfort
mod convenience to the Travelling Commu
mity, and Permanent Boarders. rThe estab
ishrment is conducted strictly on Tlemnper
Lace principles. TERMS MODERATE.
(ITAn Omnibus and Carriage wvill attend
lie Steamboat Wharf, and also to the Rail
[tadl Depot, for the uccomomodation of Pas
Feb21 17 lv
Dissolution of Copartnesip,
The copartnership hieretofore existing un
:1er the firm of SARGENT & MILLER
loing business as Cabinet Makers in Sum
terville, was dissolved by mutual consent I
in the 15th inst.(
DANIEL S. SARGENT,
WILLIAM B. MILLER. (
Junel15,1E49. 34 tf
The Stage will run daily from Sumeterville
to the Claremont Depot on and after the 1st
of March, and will leave at 3 o'clock in the
morning, setting out on its return, on the ar
rival of the cars in the afternoon from thte
P. M. BUTLER.
Sumterville,.Jath Feb. 1849. 18 6m
The undersignen has just received a full
and general assortment of New Goods, which
lie will sell very low forlah n, ondape-.
ate for the office ofu er at th, a n.uibi
spt,9 7,8. t
eylia oil C-no'a
1. BROW$; anoude hni as a Cadte
r the OfflC-h' eof
7ep.2, 1848. 4b -.t44
irWe'are authorizhd to announceMj
DHN BA,,LARDp as a. candi4ate for
herlff atg einin e1eti on
A priliI," 616 2o'n
COLCLOUG~i,~sq~a nounoehq as.
indidate for Sheriff at theiext Elect on.
April 191848. 25
We: are ~tol
inounce Mr. JOHMN .. URA
indidate for the feic! o( D PthiVO
.the ensuing election.
Mr. Editor :-Please announce JOHN
ARGAN JONNS, as a candidate fe
ection: to the office 6f Cleikf. thag:o'
r Sumter District, and obligethe
April 26th, 1848. tf
(-r:TWe are authorized to an
munce DANIEL-H. RICHBOURG,a'can
date for the offico of Clerk atthe ensuipg
Jan. 20, 1846. 13 tf
PoR TAx coarI.L cToR.
8-7 We are authorized to an..
iunce ALEXANDER WATTS, Esq., as
randidate for Tax Collector,of Claremont
unty at the ensuing Election,
South Carolina Ral-Road,
'iarleston, 10.00 a. m. Hamburg, 5.00 a. m.
neath's, 10.40 dd. Marsh'P, 6.25 do.
ideon's t.o.11.05 do. Aiken, 6,0--d.
ninerville, 11.15 do. Williston, 7.30 do.
QMileT.O. 1L30 d9. Blackvjle 8 do.
idgoville, 1 1.50'io, Oraha ni's,
oss's, 12.10 p.m. MIdwvay, *8O
.MileT.O.12.25 do. Branchville, 9304dd.
sorges', 12.45 do. Reeves', 10.00 do.
aeves', -1.00 do. George's, 10.20 .do.
ranchville, 1.44 do. 41MilT.O.10.40ado,:
idway, 2.20 do. 'tOSS'S 11.00 do.
raham's, 2.45 do. Rid eville, 11.10 do.
lackville, :3.20 do. 265ileT.O.11.80 do..
'illiston, 3.50O do. Sumerville,-11:45 do.
ken, 505 do. L'son's, Rd 11.65 do.
arshi's, 5.35 do. Sineath, 12.20 p. mn.
r. Hami'rg.,60.00 do. Ar.Cha'ston, 1.00 do.
Colnanbia Branch. .
ranchville', 1,45 p. m. Columnbia, 6.00 a. mn.
owe's . .2,10 do. jHopk ins's, e6.80do.
rangeburg 2,35 do. 'Gadsden, 17.) do.
mieson's, 2:50 do. 'Junction, 7.15 do.
rwieville, 3.10 do. ~Frt Motte, 7.40 do..
3rt Motto, 3,30 do. fwiaville, 8.00 do.
mnetion, 3.55 do. ~Jmieson's, 8.20'do.
adsden, 4.10 do. jrangeburg,8.35 do.'
opkht's, 4.30 do. Rowe's 9.09
r Col'bia, 5.0 do. ,Ar. Brch'lle,92Q
Tuesdays, Thursday's and Saturdayii
Up. ~ Daw1
areden, 5.00 a. m. Columbia, 2.30 p.m
nykin's, 530 do. Hampton's, 2.50 do.
laremont, 0.00 do. Hlopkins's 3.10 jo
[iddleton, 0.30 do. Gadeden; .365 do.
metion, 7.153 do. Jiunction, -8.55ido.
opkins's 8.00 do. Claremnont, .15 do.
ampton's, 8.20 do. Boykin's,- 8 .45 do.
r.Columbia, 8.45 do. Ar. Camden, 6.15 do
AMondays, Wednesdays, and F1idays.
Leave Camden, 5.00 a. mn. 1.15 p..m.
do. Bloykin's, 5.30 do. 1.50 do.
do. Claremont, 0.00 do. 2.25 do.
do. Middleton, -6.30 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 do,
do. Boykin's, 9.10 do. 5.45 do.
Ar. at Camden, 0.45 do. 0.15 do.
'amden, 5.00 a. m.?Junction, . 8.55 do.
loykini's, 5.30 do. Middleton, 4.45 do.
ilaremont, 6.00 do. Claremont, 5415 do.
hiddleton, 6.30 do. Boykin's,., 5.45 do.
Lr.Junction,7.10 do. iAr.Camnden,0.15 do.
June 6 32 ~ . tf
Baoon and Lard fbr Sale,,
The subscriber has for male a. .vory large
at of Bacon and Lard, of his ow pgpr
vhich ho ofibra for sale low for Cas or g~
.aEDWA D BROU TON.
Fulton, S. CMay 1, 1849. ~~
A fresh assortment of Ladies' white, col'd
und black Silk Gloves, for Sle by
CLARKC dr.- IS,.
Hts, Shol Saddlory, _1 I
alloe*hichuave beuse l
1d awfcountrydhdelI be sld s
a o &g li aid tothedti w
ead mgsioest as It whdb no el
ateal te s ' cetbrceel
Gd~drowda su t6~
-rushed 1f M
N REr"-- 4 , W nd.
Ca o118 an
'o~ H espusne srd iMi a
RP D dofiian
l~ncister-on4 ae ebrie:Natidere
Wth an eu ofaret pMicelladda'
a ttiiny tinghecit itoinr
S erlS*4 t unn- % ce&r-to 'lave ti
Will practi. i thp.Copdas of Law, for
imtei r-iKeoJ iidDitricts,
9ffle'opoor ps8ow -1rk'1 HoteL
IIRkI B YSON
B. dTr Aeit aden, 8 C.
. Attends tof Courts of Kersha*,uter,
GiEO,. PA Ms: & Gdt ,
!li drctce'. dos th ortu oia adli
Equity, for-%IrfilI District; and
GREGG & GREGG,
will practice i Kershaw and Sumter, in ad.
Colunibla, 1st January, 1840. 17 tlj
SUMTERV4IE es. C.
Mr. H ~I1 edriitr~~ hllh-oform in
Surgical and D O kiif required.
June7.i488 'r '3i~~21y
The sjbcrl e oci4M ber lot
of Spries ) Iaey - rqtariety
of La 'Dres ooscon p (via.) of
jembtbidereinfuslinis embossed do. dotted do.
uprig do. dold.--do!, Lt',magCambries, uitilin,
~Unghame, col'd Gingirms, mourningo6.'&c.
A variety of inentDrils,aVestingReady..
tmade Clothing,. anama an egr Hats,
Califorpial Hats, &c.E
Also to be found at their Grocery, fresh
No. -1, Mackerel, dried .errins,. N. C. .apd
couqtry Jntonap j.uprier NO.:Mo
ase, &c. J TXLO IONw &cO.
NEW .1UG STOR.
The sub rp~cid 'espectfully Inform
his customep,ra ds1and-the pubhio gener
ally of Slunter, that lie~has, andwill constant..
ly -keep ona hand, aFresh itud well selected
htock of Medicines, Paints,sOils,a -e Stufbk,
Window Glass and+Putty; Fine. op.and
Fancy Articles; all of which will be'sold
-11 . SIDNEY-MELLETT, M.D .
One door eet of McLean's old stand.
P, S. All orders from the country prompt
y attended to.
pIew Spring &Bummner Goods.
The suliseribeis have just-ceive dn
are 'nowopening a beautifil and vell s.:
lootel 'assortment of Goods, seuitableofor
the season, * A mong .their~ rich eselection
hvill be i'ound-Barages, -Muslins. Ging
hams sand. every variety of 'Calicoes.
Drab d'Ete's, pnd Cottenades. 'Ageneral
assortment, Cotton Godl, sudh as Brown,
Bleached and color'd, Homesipuns Checks,
Bed 'Picking 28 and 80 inohes; Curtright
Osnaburgs, Crockery, Hardware, Shoes,
Hats, .&o., &o., at Charloston 'prices.
-CLAREC & LEWIS.
'April11 , 24 . tf
.The subscriber oflers fqr sale his planta
tion, situated between Suniterville and State
burg, containing 500 acres of land; - al good
dwelling-House and out-buidings, with an
excellent .Grist Mill: the :Mill House is 'in
first rate repair, having boon lately rebuilt on
an improved plan, a good stand for custom,
with a Gin house attached, running by wa
ter. Any person wishirig to purchaise can
CHARLES C. JACKSON.
Sumter, April:30, 1949. 27 tf
IMPROVED COTTON GINB,
Thani for- past favoae the subscriber
wishes to inform the' pulic' that he still
Manuflictures COTTO)GINS at his ~E.
tablishment in .Statesburg on the most im
proved and approfed plan, of the most aim
pie constructIon of the ileat finish, and of
the best madinfs, to Wiit,.&el Saaps and
8teel plated ribs: case 'hardehed, in which he
will sell for two dollars per-saw.- Hlealso
repairs old Gins, .and puts -them' in corn
plete order at' the shortest notice. All or
ders for. Gins will be promplj~'aid pinjciti.
ally attended to.
Stateburg, S..C. April 11, 1849, . a tj
6 Dozen l%*nseid's 8a
parillsdust'reeeited~and for sale at
MRLT T'8DRUnGn O,
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boeCted ENto 'pass
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balaed hre by Id 1'im
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