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iTABLISHED"'"~ 1.865 ,E WBE.RRY9'. Sot~ C,TEDY lF33UR
THE CLOSING HOURS
WILL PROISADLY ADJOUHN WEDNHS
A, Very Busy Week-The County Govern
ann, 11l.-4everal Liquor and Anti
Liquor Meauaros.- Leo '04,unty All
[The Register, 14th.]
'W< 'have stood on the state house
-stops as the sun was sinking to sloep
beyond the Congaree hills, turning
the dnylight hours into night. . We
had watched him rise in the morning
from his sea sprayed couch in the
east, transforming drowsy dark to
dewy dawn, and dawn to day. We
watched him climb the eastern slope,
reft eing1his splendor upon the handi
work of n.ture and shedding his
warmth in the heart of man. We
watched him gliding down his west
orn descent, until the stars came out,
and, peeping through the chink holes
of night, mocked at his flight before
the gloom of the sable conqueror.v
Another day is dono. Another added
to the dead and soon forgotten
We watched an aged man stum
bling along in his infirmity. Soon
the horizon would be reachel and
he would sink gently into the azuro
depths of the great beyond. Once
in the morning of his life time he
had brought life, light and joy to
many hearts like the new born sun.
Soon does morning's bright golden
glide away, and he begins the pain
ful ascent to manhood. The top is
reached; holcasts a reflecting glance
down the long line of life and re
ceives the smile of an admiring and
But, oh, how soon must the de
scent commence! A loving- provi
denco cannot permit him to fall pro
cipitately from the pinnacle of over
come difficulties into the bosoni of
the long sleep! His life begins to
lose its brightness and soon must he
find rest beyond that horizon,
whence, unlike the sun, he cannot
return. But as the sun, in setting,
loses its noble symmetry in the
glorious floods of succeeding fights
and colors, so does the man of shapely
character and well rounded manhood,
sleeping in the cold embrace of
death, reflect his personality upon
'the bright blue of life and love, and
the memories of his kind words and
gentle deeds live after him a lovely
sunset unbroken and undimmed,
save perhaps, by the rising of an
other life as beautiful, as good, as
We have wvatched the present legis
lature, horn into the day of public
confidence. We havo watched it in
its progress; and now that its sun of
office tenure is declining, we wvonder
if, like the aun, its members wvill
come again, or will they sink beyond
the horizon of exaltation to the
plane of humble citizenship ? WVill
they, in parting, leave behind them
a glorious record of great accomplish
ments of duty faithfully performed,
o.r will their daylight of existence be
but a meteoric flash across the logis
lative sky ?
The principle matter of interest in
the proceedings of the house of repro
tatives last week was the dispo:i
the Childs bill. It has been
as a strong fight was made
rocordea,sure on the ground
upon this in-m
tbat it was not a . absolute prohibi
tion bill, giving 'dg.ug stores the
p)ower to'soll whiskey imedicinal
purposCs, such power being. subJdect
to perversion by unprincipel ,'d men.
However, that appears to have- been
more of an excuse than a renson,, for
pMr. Livingston's amendment, evt n
more stringent in its restrictions,
was overwhelmingly defeated.
Mr. Pollock's substitute bill suf
fered the samoe fate. His bill pro.
vidled for the dispensary to remain
unchanged, save to pay twenty per
cent. of the gross receipCs to the
comiL ty treasutirer, the same provisions
affcting the original package ihops
similarly. When the original Childs
bill, untouched by amendments camne
K -o b)e voted upon, it was killed by a
Lnr. Verner's bill, h'owever, was
much more foitunate. It provides
that the counties of Oconce, Pickons
-and York be exempt from th'e opera
tions of the dispensary law. The
principle involved was that such
counties as .'ad prohibition beforo
the days of ',o dispensary should
not be forced or allkwod to have dis
pensaries within their borders. The
counties above named are alimnost un
animously in favor of proiibition.
The legislativ- appropriation bill
has passed its second and third read.
ings in the House. It was based
upon adjournment on the 1Mth , and
there is now little doubt but that the
General Assembly will come to a
close upon that day.
The county governmer>t bill, which
hai passed the Senate, is now in'the
House passing its second reading.
Its own father would snarelv recog
nizo it, so wonderfully has it boen
amended. Thero are no radical
changes iii the bill as amended, save
that the present system of drawing
juries is retained. This bill does
away with the county board of coi
missionors, consisting of a supervisor
and the cLairinan of each township
board, and provides instead for a
salaried supervisor and two county
commissioners to servo at throo dol.
lars per day for atual seivico. It
is claimed by its friends that this
law will be a great economical
Last Monday's Fe,sion wias possi
bly the busiest day in the Houso.
Twenty-four third reading and fifty
two second readiDg bills werv passed.
When the appropriation bill was
returned from the Senate, a hot fight
was precipitated over the appropria
tion for South Carolina Collogo.
The House had previously settled
upon $20,000, but the Seinato in
creased the amount to .2-,000. When
the bill was returned. to tin House a
spirited controversy onsuod and the
House refused to accedo to the Son
ate's amondmnont. Tho Sonato also
granted $2,500 to the Stato Fair As.
sociatidn, but the Houso does not up
provo of this either. However the
Adjutant Goneril will gitt his $500
fur holding inspections.
Two now counties fought for a
foothold in the Houso this week.
That of Lee, composed of parts of
Sumtor, Darlington and Korshaw,
was passed by a very flattering ma
jority, Peo Doe, to bo composed of
Marion failed, but a concurrent re
solution has passed the House by
more than a two-thirds voto declar
ing tho election -fraudulent, void and
no election and requesting the Gov
ernor to order a fair election to bo
hold -at a conveniont dato. This re
solution is nowv in the Senate with
every indication that it wvillI pass.
The capital of Lee county will be
And this suggests how few of our:
counties bear Indian nalmos. They
are Oconeo, Saluda and Cherokee.
Those named for great Carolinians
are Pickons, Lau ronis, Kershiaw,
Marion, IHorry, Hampton and Sum
WVill the legislature adjourn Wed
Many representatives think it wvill
while a number of others are of the
opinion that it cannot comalpleto the
work now' in hand before t he end of
It is understood that a rmot ion will
be made in the H-ouse this muornaing
to strike from thme calendar all bills
that have not their second( reading,
and for this legislature to remain ini
session until Friday and( wvind uip all
haster in good shaipo and without
Doy't kiss your sister before an
other imrl; always kiss thle other girl
Don' 5\judge a man b~y the charae
ter given him b)y lisa next dloor neigh
Don't forgot to tell your wife c
casionally that you love her; (other
wise she might niot timmd it out.
Don't wor'y abont triitles; thle hmole'
-that lets water in your shoe will let
it out nanain.
Woodford was Slow to Act,
8VANISH1 VAHINIT GIVEN TIME TC
LET DE LOAE DIOP 8OFTLY.
The Change in Washington-Senor Juan tic
Hose Taki4s Charge of snab,lah Affairs
and Do ,oto jis.gins ails Packing.
Washington, Feb. 11.-The fol
lowing statement was given out for
pliblication at the State department
"Gon). Woodford telegraphod that
the Juan du Bose called at nooa to
day at cpted boforo he prosetod
the telegram from the department
lo adds that the first secretary at
Washington will be placed in charge
of the legation and a now minister
will be appointed at once. Full re
ports to follow."
It is believed hero that the inci
dont is practically closed. All sorts
of rumors were in circulation last
night., including one that a special
cabinet meoting wias hold at mid
night. It Can bo stated positively
that. no cabinet. ieting, formal or
informai, was held list night
As the representativo of Spain,
Ronor Juan du l3ose called at noon
today at tih Stato dopartmont and
presented in writinig tihle notification
of the Spa.ish government that the
resignationl of Senor Enriquo Dupuy
Do Lome had been atccepted, and
that Senor DuB>se was authorized
to represont his government as charge
J affaires ad interim. The notifica
tion was purely formal, giving the
racts of transfer without mention of
the incident leading up to it. Hav
ing assumed his duties, Mr. DuBose
took occasion to pay a call of respct
to the State dopartmnont authorities.
He was not accomp-iniod by Senoi
Do Lome, who, with this official act,
bocomes a private citizen of Spain
temporarily sojourning in this coun
try. How the United States will re
gard it the legation does not know,
of course. The aceptanco of the
minister's resigriation 'constit tes
Hmtch apology as will be made and be.
yond this, so far as present instrue
tions go, thor01- will be no further
formalities beyond the doparturo of
Senor Do Lomo within the next few
davs. Iis leave will be quiet and
devoid of any official or public char
acter. Ie has withdrawn invitations
of a social charact, r. The diay of
his depirttre from Washington has
not bet fixed, but it, will bo early
Sonor De Lome received a report.
or of the Associated Pross at the
legation this norning inl for the
first time withdrew tihe consideration
of secrecy which hiad boon impl1osed
and1( strictly observed (luring thae try.
ing stages of tihe incident.
"This will bo0 the last time I will
see you us mlinistor of Spain," said
he, "for I am about to turn over tc
Mr. DniBose all the affairs of the
legationi. He wvill be the official
representative anrd I will be a privat(
The late muinister referred to hii
planis. Hoe said lho expected to leav<
as soon as possib)le. It would take,
lhe thought, one or two days to windl
upI the routine affairs of the oflico,
Iprsonlal and oflicial, in which he hadl
beOen concerned. In every respIect,
however, Sonor- DuB3ose wold b(
the represent ative of Spain from niou
After leaving this country the fu.
turao p)lans of Mr. Do Lomoe are fixed.
Personally, he0 would prefer not t<
go to Madrid, arid unless the gov.
ernmont commands him to go to th<
Cetpitail, 1h0 probably will visit som<1
other p)lace, and then go to his estate
near Valencia. FuthIer than reforr
ing to his Sonor Do Lome wonuld naol
talk for pulblicaition, and would nol
go into the recenat incidlent. Thant ih
(:osed so far as 110 is conicornied.
Senor Dul3ose, the new represon.
tative of Spain, was seen at theologa
tion office. Ho looks more Iikhe at
Enaglishaman thlan a Spaniard. H is
mlotheur was an English woman, ash
hon waa trained at Oxford. For 'th<
pIresenlt lhe as.kedl to be0 excused fron
dlHiscusinig Spaunish affairas. -
Ingnir)3 y at tile State dlepartm'unt
haowever, dlevelopis thait thle depart
menct is niot yet formally p)repared t<
admait thatt the incident is closed
Our government having nceetd thi
charge, and Mr. De L,eo having
dropped his oflicial position, what
now romains for the department of
state is to await the fuller repoi t
promised by Ministor Woodford. At
the cabinet meeting today, the Pres
ident briefly gave a summary of the
correspondence that has taken place
up to this moment respecting the re
tirkenI t of Mr. DO Lome, and re
marked that it would be necossary to
await. this report. The matter was
not discussed in any phaso after this
explanation of its status by the
Provdent. Assistant Secretary Day
also made the samo statement when
asked whether the incident could be
rogarded as closed so far as our
govern-ont was concien1d.
While thic is the noeesstiry course
to be followed so long as Mr. Wood
ford has promised a report, there is
every indication that the Stato do
partment desires an early tormina
tion of the matter 'to which Mr.
Woodford is expected to cable what
ho has to say in addition to his nos
sage of last ovening. It is scarcely
expected that he,will have anything
niaterial to add except, perhaps, an
explanation of the reason why his
note failed to reach tho Spanish
government beforo it had accepted
the resignation of the minister.
Sevo-ral Other Pomitlitic, 11-ing Suggonted
Freviy-W. 1). Dislyfl- Id nud A. II Pat,
tersou ihe Luntest Names Discesstd.
Mr. eIllinger for Atirniy
(The State. I [ht.)
The political pot continues to boil,
and as tima moves on the number of
candidates for the various positions
which will be dished out by the peo
plo at the coming election becomes
greater and greater. Somlo of the
latest rumors, which havo beon float
ing around among the peoplo, havo
connected the names of Solicitor
Duncan Bellinger, Mr. Chris. Robin.
son and Superintendent. of Educa
tion Mayfield with thoso of othur
candidates for high positions.
Superintendent Maylfiold's namo
is mentioned in connection with the
race for Governor, and it is said that
Ih will oflicially announceo his can
didacy before the time for the camn
paign arrives. And whilo Mr.. May
field will aspire to t be highest posi
tion in the gift of the people of the
State, Mr. Chris. Robinson will be a
cadfidato for his prosent position.
Mr. Robinson is from Pickems.
Solicitor Bellinger is said to be
considerinzg whet her or not lie wvill
make the race for the Attorney (Gon
eralship. He has boon Solicitor for
his circuit for a niumber of years,
andl it is said1 that lhe wvants now to
he placed at the head of thle logal
department of the Stato.
These rumors are giv en for what
they aro worth.
Anaother p)ossiblo) canldidlatO for
Governor is referred to in thie Barn
well pap~er as follows: "Old Unrn.
well maity have to decidoe thet guber
nagonazl race this sommer. Col. A.
Howard Pat tersont, we a in formedl
(anid ou r information comtes from a
relbable source) has been urged by
p)romnnt and influnzt ial mon in
various parts of the State to make
the race. What Col. Patterson in
tends to do wvo are not in a position
to say." In thi4 connection it may
be mentioned that quite a long time
ago ox-Senator Irby was ciuoted1 as
p)redicti ng that M r. Patterson would
he the candidate of Senator Tiliman
and ox-Governor Evans in this (eec
Talkina' 'ot, i-igh,tin'.
Talkini' 'bout figh tin-a f'eller
Thl:at's been th rouzabI thIie d2eath-decal
I I as hndiu (enough gloryV, I reckon,
TJer do himt the resti of his life!
It, looks mu ihy line in the l'apers --
Th is talki, in''tWa ter the k if,"'
flias enough I fori the r est of his life!
HeI's content ter staty home with the
Terw light, all the fIires for the wvi fe;
Fe- hie's had eniou.fh glor. I reckoni.
TJo (do him the rest of his lire:
A tlihin (f ter or* is <xper'4ilee t 1' Ie-' at
ihoii S t ight i i b thel 111 re 144 oon 544 chllangl
to relief ofter One' tM. 114n1 1 leugh I 'ue has
been aursinhali.Ic< Safe n nd huha icht for
AND S0 PERISHES
A DISPENSARY HOPE.
TIL..MN'8 ,LIQUOR (ONTitOlili1I.
1)IIES A tUI)EN I) 'AII.
Ily a Tie Voto the Illoutn Col11utt.tee on
Judicisry itefisel; to Iteport tilt Itil
P1a1 ed by Selante.
Washingtan, Feb. 1 1.-The Houso
committoo judiciary today killed the
Sonato bill to permit tho Stato of
South Cirolina to control liquors
brought. into tho Stato in ogiginlal
packages. The motion to report it
favorably wts lost on a tio vote.
Tho action of the committoo.today
011dI a1 long contes that, h1as at
tracted natiotal attention. One of
the principal objections developod is
that it would give the Stat's the
)ower to coitrol int or- St ato commorco
and might lead to t.h invocation of
powor in the case of other coiunod
ities. Bofore diroet voto was taken
today an amendment to the bill pro
viding that the States should not
discriminato ngainst tho liquor of
any particular State wis adopted by
vote of "I to . Tie voto on the
motion to favorably report tho bill
was then lost on i tio Voto, ats it re
quires a majority to report it bill
T111.11,31 AN'S ,.
Ii W1il1 Coino Uli Agnin It is Nnil.
A well known and thoroughly re
liable gentleianl in this city inf.orms
The Registar that it a privato letter
from one of our Il)rerstenttives in
Congress states that the judiciary
committee at .ts meeting Thursday
renodered a tio voto on Senator Till
man's bill to plico the control of orig
inal packago stores in tho hand4 of
Thvru a ro sevontoon memb e% 9 of
the committoo, and tho samo letter
states that nino are in favor of the
mesure whilo eight opposo it. At
the committeo mooting only twAlyo
Wor0 present, aid their sentimonts
wVre equally divided.
Another meting of the committe
will be called. the previoiq action re
conlsidored, and the bill reported
favorably, it is confidontly presiumed.
In One Day.
TIlE lIoIIICI(TSoN SVAI(EICIIOUsi.
WVill be floAdquaosr era fo,r thes ilmpensary
Chai rm an D)o thIit amnd ot her maem
bors of the State B~oardl of Control
aro in the city to (co.nplete arranlgo
mntts to remove the State dIispenseary
from its presen1t q~uarters, possession
having been demnandedl by March 1lht.
It is stted'o that the Robertson
wvarehouso near the Southern de"pot
has been secuired for thle dispensary.
While thle Stato, no doub)t feels hore
over the los~s of the ''Agricultural
Hall,"' the present home of lthe dis
penisairy, it will be int th lend1( econbo
mzical, to say the least. For at p)re
sont the h eadquiiartervs is qite a dis
tance from Iho ra11ilroad, anmd the
drayage am1ounit umonthlly to someo
thintg like $200t . '.Te Robertson
warehlou,- e is right ont a sio t rack
It is thought thait the chmange will b e
This is inot th1e fir.st time that this
b)u1idling has b'en,u so .t for govern.
rttenital putirpos0es, hanvinag been a Con.
federato mint. A rew yeatrs ago it
wais usaed ats ia biniig mill, and1( just
at present it is full of livo' cont coat
TJhae bumilding~ is a b lock long, onet
story high and we)ll ada pted for the
usem to wvhich it is to be hut
'lkQ Enorauoul Sums Avcuiulated anid
Samout by Eairly 'oteinitet-.
It would be a polito fict ion to
assort thut everybody who looks
upon the groat monuments of au
tiaity, the Pyramjids or the Col.
iseum, for intance, thinks of the
cost, and wonders where tho money
camo from. But when, by chance, a
learned person suggests the inlidry,
only ain idiot, says the London Stand
ard, fails to bo struck for a moment..
It is so curious that whilo moderii
States, with all the accumulated
wealth of the antiquo world at 'heir
back, and the treasures of Mexico,
California, Australia, tho Transvaal
in alditionl, havo to consider ways
nd111 moans with anxious naro before
building a Government offico, the
early monarchs raiged palaces and
temples by the hundred at will. The
thoughtless havo ia ready xplana
tion-slavo labor did it tll. But in
tho first place, the slavos had to b
procilred somohow-by war or pur
ehase-and tither moans was vxpen
sive. There is a reply to that ob
joction equally facilo- the war paid
its own cost in loot. But this onl
loads us a stop backward. The loot.
must have beenl enormous 11and where
did it como from? In ithe second
place, those slaves had to hm fed, and
however cheap their rations the sum
total must havo beoen immilenlso when
such vast, numbers were employed.
But calptives of wil could only do
rough work. They might build the
Coliseum or the Pyramids, directed
by ai army of skilled craftsmen.
But the cultur of Assyrain pal
aces, tho painting of Egyptian
temples and tombs, u1111st, have bee'l
offected by artists, probably free, or,
if slavos, trained at great expelso.
When wo read that tht city of Dur.
Sarguna was created on an omupt.y
plain, by order of the King, in eight
years, Sttiiding on a mioutil of brick
sovoni hundred acres inl Irei, its
NVIIIs sixty feet, high, broad Onough
for sevon chariots to run abreast,
and faced with stone, all the ovi
doneo is ieeled to make us Credllit
tho story; but, tho in arvol bveomnes far
greater when wo observo he Im iles
of soul pt ured stonlo that decorated
Snrgon's palace with colossal bulls
oil each side of overy doorway. No
unpracticed hand carved those re
iofs. They aro the work of artists,
not mado for sale whon wantod, but
to order, oach slab telling its frag
maont of 0he royal annals. Wero all
thu ~suil ptors of the Empire snum.
ruonied to this t ask, to ho finiishied in
eight years? But the tombs of pri.
vnato indilviduals in Egyp)t miust have
hober. painited at tihe cost of thet fam.
ihy by masters of thle craft; anin-tals
anid birds showv a k ill not to be suir
passed1. We may be q1uito sure that.
wvork lhke this was highly paid-by-h
compawrison, that is, wvith slave labor
So t he quest ion recurs, how n mch
gol anid silvor (didi theise ancients
possesss? Ini the Roma un t.im me n
at~ppear to Ihave booni struck with thle
evid(ence of vast wealth displayed by
their p)rodocessors, such as thie
Cosars could niot eqlual. But they
escaped the dliflicult.y wvith easo by
gran mtinrg themr riches literally beyond1
the( (droamts of avarice. D)r. Arbuth.
niot, for example, hats lpatiotitly rock
oned1 up) the amounit of treasure
heaped upo th1)le pileoof Sairdlanpalus 11
by At htenus, and be finds1 that it
came1( to ?1 6,953,1 20Y00 in our
moneyi0 at the loast ; for if ai coiJmu
tation which At henmaus imnsel f sug.
gests be0 admitted t ih total would be,
about twice as large. After this thle
statemnut of D)iodormusthat t he
Pharaohs counted upon01 a revenuei of
i. I33,000t,000t annually fr-om, gold
mines0 mi the Bishiatri Do)sermt, anud
very muoderauto. But when t1( he same
miost val uablowrv i or--whl10atllou inon
50ens( only when lhe repieatedi thle
Iwords of (themr men01--comest to) deatl
with Bnbylon, ho lets himself go.
There was a gold statule of Zen
the (Greek( assignied hiis ownm godls to
lhthyloni as u.uial- fort y foot hiighi; of
R~hoai equ~ally tall, wvithI a lion1 of
obutech knee, uandlsil vor serp-enuts
tocorrespond1(; dJon o weighe lii 00*Ot
alents ; ini front of bor waus a gdlen
table, 5001 talnts, u11)0 wi;t id i0(
two cups, 300 talent! v-ch, and throo
bowls ,1200, 000 and 000 talents.
Thesornamontsof abinglotemplo rop.
resitod about X 11,000,000, and tte
building was covered with gol-I
plates. It has 1been calculatetd that
the statuo of Nobuchadnezzar ien
tionod in Daniel would bo worth
throo anud a half millions storling;
that the treasuro left by David
amnountod to a hundred and fifty
milliois in ;ol(d, two hundred mil
lions in silver, but the vultue of the
Ifebrow talont is doubtful. Wo are
told thtt Pythous soomingly a pri
vite gontloman of Phrygeo enter
tined Xorxvs ani(d aill hik armlly
"6with most sumpt 1ons feasts," too
anld they hanl X4,770,000 lI'st, or, as
sOMO conlpitvd C3,000,000. Tho
talo of Alexanl(dor's loot i most wonl.
dmil of all, and that is historic; if
wo ntiertain (oubtF, it is futile to ox.
pross them when the stateietits aro
8O Clear and tho natis of disproving
thin absont. In t he Porsian camp
then, and it Babyloi), Alexanlodr so
cuired soeithtliing. liko ..210,000,Ot); at
Porsvopl is, X 180,000,000, at Pasa
gulrda, a 1riflo of .0,000; at Echata
nit, L2270,000,000; say ..Ci2550,000,000.
And Darius carrivd olf VO0,000,Oo,
which 1i1s Itdlrvis svizod.
Wo coio to I Ito prosaic facts Which
1111vo bvotn vollocted by soverl pa,
tieit mquII i Iers from a ntot0 or a hint
Itere and thloer. Of Egy pt, indeod,
Iothiig proial o cal bo haidl until
the igo of the Pt-olvimiest, ald litto
oven theni. Thl Phiaratohis cortainly
dr%w t considorablo revoiule from
their gold Itilnes, itit a multitudo of
inscriptions show tivem receiving tri.
bute of tho preciotui metal from
F.thiopia aI Syrial in the days of
thIir supirviae y. Beforck and after
wards tih popl wvro great mann
facturors and t ra1ders. Ptolemy
?hiladolplui loft 150,000,000 at
least in hitis troasury. 11erodotia
toils Is the rovenOil of tho Persian
'ilipire, unelor Darilui Ifyst lispes, an11k
the moderalti of the sm is aussr
aic that, hwobtained his fi-uros from
11 C01mpetoit, autithorit.y-it Wits abouit,
23,25101,000; but this wis eish alorie.
Solomon's rovenui is sati(d to hilve
bmiln far gieater-olr '.'7,000,000
in gold, 1111 as r111uch inl 1ilver; but,
it has been mentioned tIhat 11obrw
taolits canitnot ho comliplttld with cer.
taint y. TImt witi su1cii lit incomo
th I'esian monarch could contrivo
to hoard (hm aniazinig treasurlies cap
tured by AlxIander. hats ofton beln
questionled; but wo imay sullpposo thalt.
the revent bto Iinc110reaIsed vaistly,
since( 1lJerodotus1 W wote and( tt the
taxos ini kinid anid the( tr'ibulto yielded
far oro tI 11 ta the totuirns in) cash
and( 1It tIlt plunder of ICgypit, NorthIernl
ind(ia1, Syrlia, and1( coutless naitiorms
ntmist 1)1 addedto. We arte t old, indeed1,
11h1a1 th1e Macedon(tianl loot representted
the accumu lttiont of iagos. But it, is
ai rol i f, ias ever inl such cases, to got
to limat, whe dry') facets p)re)vail.
Plin1y routarks (hat theIt treitsury had1(
conitaII ined overl t070,(000,00)0 mjore
th' Itonce Ot. lThis is ak reasonabill
figu re. WheI tn Auiigustuis hiad or
calrtauinted precOisly wht theIi rece'ipts1
iandt exp1enses of thle Emiipiro mnighIt
bo, he found thtat the( annua1l income
clarted( tha lt it loft at very 81mall bal
anco0 "to) te goodi." .)l iCasar had
pri1vato0 resourctos fot anyl extravag..
anc0 e itmighit fancty.
Ahugustuis waIs no tyranit, but11 Ipo
ptle reckoned t bitat uritg Itis li fetime11
he rive0 ~od nto loss thantt C32,00,10(0
by legacy fr'omt friend s. 'Te say-.
inigs of Tliberius antu>unated .121 ,500),
001), whticht atgin is reaitsontaIde. Cah
guila spnlt. all1 this in al tVIVeloon,th.
Somett4 privte fortunes41 ntity be4 given:t
Croesus bad ah tIlO C I ,(h00,000 in
cash1, iandc landts to th 111 amo10 vatlut;
Senen 14Cll 2,000)(JIt; Lot ulus, t he
Angvar, l32oO>,. \Vhont the villa
of ."1arenots Heaurs tOwats boirned, they
Csi' ho lost over( Etlt0,000.1 dulius!Wt
of th p~1141raetrshp thItat It h wa wortht
?.',2(00 , 00 "'loss tha nolt 110uittg"'
OW ving thait stn, w'i th no( asset8.
Upon the 0 oe hand11(, tI0helatest au1
Stority whlo has1 pondelred this ittr
estinlg qjuestion, Al. Obroschkoll', co,,
cluides that1 al11 th14 mnonty in1 uso 1 t
I t boginitn g of 0)our' rawas but
Codotnjitns mtust have [ad two. thirds
of it in his own hands1(. Thtis is not
so) gro.ssly Iunprtobabh(,lo a it sCoIrns.
H is I)r1d4oes8m. hwi( 5n1,mka( nu I I