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THE GrEEENVILLE ENTEEPEISE. ?'-. ' U,Mifc i fi ifrfc n I _ 1,1 II I r==- rr- . . ' ' ' . 4. i i 1 , n . , ,3 ; DoioHir lo 3X0(05, politics, 3nlHli0oi?, nnfc fye ^mpvoonncnl of t\)t Stale axib Country. ^ JOHN C. BAILEY, EDITOR k PRO'R. GREENVILLE. SODTH CAROLINA. NOVEMBER 20. 1872. vi.tnuw tit ?? ~ (Subscription Two Dollars per nnnuni. Adtbrtisbwbrts inserted at the rates of one dollar par square of twelve Mlmon lines (ibis sise I type) or less for the first insertion, fifty oentn each for the second and third insertions, and twahty-flve cents for subsequent insertions. Yearly contracts will be made. All adeortisemonts must have the number of insertions marked on them, or thoy will be insertod till ordered out, and obarged for. Unless ordered otherwise. Advertisements will invariably be " displayed." Obituary notices, and all matters inqriog to to the benefit of any one, are regarded as Advertisements. 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""i naving \ accumulated a largo stock of su^XN y | IUk^ perior leather from their " Buck horn Tannery," " re prepared to aapply th? trade with various stylos of Men's, Women's and Boys' SHOES. Tbclr First-Class Work will bo stamped with the name of the Firm, and warranted. T. C. GOWfcR, I | H. I. McBRAYER, 0. P. MILLS, ] | GEO. 1IELDMA.V. Sept 25 21 6m DOOKS, SASH AND BLINDS, M0ULDIN08. BRACKETS. STAIR FIXTURES, Builders' Furnishing ware. Drain Pipo, Floor Tiles. Wire tiiiards, Terra Cotta Ware, Marble and Slate Mantle Pieces. Window Gluts a Specialty. Circulars and Price Lists sent free on application, by 1\ P. TOALE, 20 Iluyno and 33 l-inckney Sts., Charleston, S. C. Oct 2 22 ly ESTABLISHED 1835. GltEENVIELE COACH FACTORY, FAIL AND WINTER TRADE, 1872-'3 THE publio are notifed that besides our usual supply of VEHICLES, we make several new and handsome styles of f ( ROCKAffAYS No# and elegant styles SPRING-WAGON BUGGIES, (4 for one and two horses. Kirot-Claas A, No. 1, Irou A xlo 1, 2, 3,'4 and 6-hert* i . r ? r ? , ^AfeM WAGONS apt regularly In atoolt. 37 Years practical experience ! GOWER, COX <fe MARKLEY. I Oct t 22 4 NOTICE. ALL per eon a indebted to the Relate of W. H. HOVEY, dronird, and thnae indebted to the late Arm of W. H. HOVEY A CO,, are reqoeated to make payment between thia and the A rat day of December next It being obeolntely neeeceery to eioae the baaineaa of the Ratate of tba late W. H. HOVEY, thoae pereona who neglect thia notice will have their notea and aecounte plaeed in the hand* of an attorney for cnlleolion. 8. A. TOWNE8. Oct 0 23 8 A lady a*k?d a gentleman who waa suN faring from influenza, " My dear air, what do you uee for your cold f" "Pive bandkerchiefa a day, inndam," REMINISCENCES OF PUBLIC MEN. BT EX-QOVEHNOR B. F. PERaT. [Continued from latt Week.] PHILADELPHIA CONVENTION?CONTINUED. Monday morning, Governor Manning, Judge Mom, Oolunel Thca. T. Simmon*, Colonel Campbell, Mr. Shtngler, and other delegates from South Carolina, arrived. From my memoranda, U aeema the Convention did not meet till Tueiday. Our parlor waa filled with vlsitora all day, and till a late hour at night. Tuesday morulng the Maasaobusetta dologatU? ?11-J I- - uvu uttuuu id a ooaj 10 pny iDOir respecti to the South Carolina delegation. They were very cordial and kind, and really aeemed to feel as If they were greeting old fr cuds. They were all Demoeqpts/who bad been peraecuted for tbalr sympathy with the South, and they had a right to expect a cordial welcome from uy. \Vo gave it,most gratefully and cheerfully. . They proposed that we should go up to the Convention together. .When we got there, Mr. Rpofford, a Massachusetts delegate, and a most charming gentleman, suggested that we two delegations should go into the Convention arm-in-arm. It was so announced from the stand by Governor Randal. Tho Convention rose ?and cheered us most vociferously, and tna^e us march round the room, so that all could see tho harmonious and affectionate spcctnolc. Immediately this was telegraphed to President Johnson, and it affected him to tears of joy! The effect was most happy on tho Convention and throughout the country. On taking the chdirs, General Dii, of New York, mado a most admirable address to tho Convention. IIow little did we then expect to sco him, after delivering such a patriotic speech, go over to the Republican party, within a few years, and become their renegade candidato for Governor of New York. IIow true it is, that most politicians are mere gamblers, playing for success, witlioutjany regard to tho interest of their country, and with as little priuciplo as the veriest black-log. Senator Doolittlo was appointed President of the Convention, and made a most happy, appropropriate and patriotic address. The wigwam in which wo were assembled was a huge building, gotten up for the occasion, and could ao commodate ten thousand persons. It was constructed of rough plank and badly covered,? The rain began to fall pretty heavy, and the ladies found their situation anything but pleasant. In the evening, Governor Orr, Gen. McQow^ an and myself were invited by Gov. Biglcr to dine with Maj. James. Mr. Clymcr, the Doinecratic candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, and others, wero present. The Major in. fisted that I should come and stay with him, and bring a friend with me. lie said he had two rooms ready for us. lint I declied his hospitality, as I was unwilling to leavo the very pleasant company at the hotel. That night I was invited to make a speoch in the room of the National Union Club. There were fifteen hundred persons present, and never before bad I addressed so enthusiastic an audience. I was followed by Mr. l'crrin, of New York, in one of the most humorous speeches lever listened to. Mr. Cleveland, of Hart, ford, then addressed the meeting, and we adjourned. Wednesday the South Carolina delegation wcut to return the visit of the Massachusetts. Wo were met most cordially, aud treated to ehampaigno in great abundance. Mnj. Gen. Custer said to Gen. McGowan: "Wo were looking at each other in Virginia three or four years at a distance, and I am now happy to tako a nearer view of you." In going to tbo wigwam, iudgo Wardlaw was robbod of his poekot book, containing five hundred dollar. and Col. Campbell of bis diamond breast-pin of great value. I was appointed on the Committee of Address and Resolutions, which assembled that evening at tbo Continental hotel, sixty or seventy iu numbers, and appointed a sub-committee to consider of the matters referred to them and report. I was on this sub-committcc, and bad a long sitting. Mr. Raymond, of New York, had prepared an address, which was rend, and about ono third, tbo historical part, was stricken out. In every instance where a Southern delegate proposed an alteration, it was agreed to. Thursday the Convention met and received tho address and resolutions. They were adopted amid great eheering. The whole Convention rose to their feet, and the galleries did the same. The ladies waved their white handkerchiefs, and elapped their little hands, with lovely faces wreathed in smiles. The picture, or photograph, of the Convention at this period would bavo been beautiful ir.deed. The ladies and gentlemen sitttlng or standing close together in the galleries, presented a beautiful appearance, and looked liked mosaie work, with different colors of dresses, bonnets, faces, Ac., Ac. Friday evening the South Caroline delegation were invited by the Mayor of the eity to dine with him and a few friends. Mr. Mo* Mikell and sevon gentlemen subscribed one ni'juBBDa aoiiars to rurntsh the dinner. It wee altogether the moat magnificent dinner I had ever eat down to. It waa aaid that the May* or, MoMikell and hia aeven frieuda were worth eight tnilliona of dollars. They were all Black Republican* of the feepest dye. Their hospitality surprised everyone. Oen. MoOook, of Ohio, said to me, he eoold exenae oar going into the Convention arm-in arm with the Massachusetts delegation, for they were Democrats, bnt our dining with the Black Republican Mayor of Philadelphia and bis friends, was too bad ! It was understood that no politics were to be talked, but we all made political ipeeehes, and they were received moat cordially. The Mayor said to Col. Campbell and myself, that he begged us to understand that in opposing President Johnson, who had deserted them and the Republican party North, they wore not opposing the South. lie wished the South restored to the Union. Thia was said on taking leave of bins. Saturday we were invited to dine with Joshj ua Francis Fisher, Ksq., ten or tweivo miles | in the country, who married the youngest daughter of my old friend, Qov. Henry Middlaton, of South Carolina. Mr Fisher was the grand-nephew of Sir Philip Francis, the supposed writer of Fanius' Letters. In startto Mr Fisher's, I had the pleasure of meet tag Qen Uttdt, at the Railroad Depot. Ha waa shabily dressed, and X did not at drat raoogniaa him. Whan I mat him in Columbia, bo waa in tall uniform, and lookad tha hero and high-bred gantlaman. I navar before waa ao forcibly atructr with the effcot of draaa. Qen Maada rode with ua till wa atoppad to go to Mr FUber'a. The 8outh Carol iniana whom I tntroduead to him ware vary much pleaaed with him. Mr Fiaher lived Ilka an Engllah nobleman, in a magnificent house, with all the improva, ment, culture and refinement whioh taato and wealth oauld suggest. Ilia raaidanca la filled with the moat beautiful statuary and paintings, with rare books and ouriosities, etruscan ralios, Ac, do. I stayed with him till Monday morning, and want to Church with him and | Mrs Fisher an 8unday to bear the brother of , President Buobanan preach. Ha was the pas| tor of tha Episcopal Church, and gave ue a very fine aarmon. After aervioe X was presented to him by Mr Fisbar, and bad tha nleasure of i Hnrl ?nn_t,i. vi ? ... vv..,vio??iv>i nitu uiui.? The country is in the highest state of improvement around Philadelphia. The farms are gardens, and cultivated as gardens. Monday morning I returned to the city, and found Judge Wardlaw and Qen McGowan, with an invitation for me to take up my abode at Mrs Flemmings, where they were kindly and most elegantly entertained by their old friend, who was formerly a cititcn of South Carolina, and a lady of great fortune.? I cannot olose these reminisoenoes without mentioning a lady whose acquaintance it was my good fortune to make, Mrs Reed, the wife of Col Ilced, a delegate from Georgia, and the daughter of Judge Nesbit, of Georgia, and the cousin of my old friend, Henry Young, Esq, of Laurens, S C. She was a most beautiful, accomplished and charming lady, and added greatly to tho interest of our Southern party at tho Continental llotel. It is sad to think how many pleasant and agreeable acquaintances we make in travelling, whom it is not our good fortune ever to meet again in life ! Perhaps never hear of again ! This Philadelphia Convention which promised so much, ended in nothing. The Republicans who met us, and acted with us, soon returned to their old party, and forgot their new allies. Mr Raymond, who drew the very able and patriotic address adopted by the Convention, became as much of a Republican partisan as he was before he went to the'grcat National Union Convention of Philadelphia. [Con tin ued next iceeit.] ti l __ Official Vote of the State. Below will he found the completed tahle of lh*kvote for Governor of South Carolina. | The firurFi are l?V?n ' ?> ' >. ? 1 ? ? wT V?lt UUI ITR|'UIIU? j enla of the Courier Irom the official returuH of the Commissioners in the varioua counties in the State, and are reliable It is the fiiet official ettiinale of the vote for Governor which has been made public. It will he seen that General Moses received 71,788 and Mr. Tomlineon ?6 478 voles. As compared with the vote of 1870, this is a light vote. In the election for Governor in that year, Gov. Sco t received 85,071. and Judge Carpenter 51,637. Seotl's majority was 38,534. There has been a falling off in the total vote as cam pared with tho vote of 1870, of 28,747. Gen. Moses' majoiity is 34.905. The table of the various counties is printed below; Vote for Governor Mote* Aik-n 2224 264 Republican Abbeville 3618 1517 It-publican Anderson 1209 1808 Mixed Barnwell 2519 577 Republican Beaufort 4995 1445 Republican Charleston 6287 9593 Rollers Chester 2316 228 Republican Cheiterfield 620 279 Democrat Clircndoo 1524 342 Republican Colleton 8426 206 Republican Darlington ...... 9858 271 Republican Edgefield 3878 219 Republican Fairfield ........ 2749 694 Mixed Georgetown 1797 29 Republican Greenville 1681 2039 Democrat Horry 529 806 Democrat Kershaw 1838 li>18 Republican Lancaster 982 1004 Mixed Laurens *2153 035 Republican Lexington 867 1888 Democrat Marion 2502 2230 Republican Marlboro 1537 78 Republican Nowlmrry 2879 1048 Republican Oconee.... 411 1078 Ucnioorat Orangeburg 3444 836 Republican Pickens .. 484 258 Democrat Richland 8364 767 Republican Spartanburg 862 24*21 Democrat Sumter 8268 1183 Republican IXnino 1262 1646 Mixed Williamsburg.... 1773 80 Republican York 1641 1787 Mixed Total vote ?? 71388 86478 Majority for Moses 34905 They are about to havo peace in Mexico. The modest man will sot parade his own excellence leat he should offend. Mr John E Martey, an old railroad man, died at Aiken, recently. Ohio boasts of a man who eloped with his molher*ln-law. The Presidential vote, in Abbeville county, food, whiten, 911 ; colored, 3,284 ? Greeley, 841; Grent, 3,343. The military organization in Charleston, S. 0., are preparing to havea good oldUshioned celebration of Washington's birth* day next February. Value the friendship of him who atande by you in the atorm ; swarms of InseoU will surround you in the sunshine. Clara C. Brown was granted a divorce at the laat Abbeville court from Sumter W. Biown upon the ground of abandonment. Tha Iota of fritnds Is a wholesome grief and the tears of sympathy ars like balm to the eufferer; but the loee of property is a wound that lestera. lir. Reuben Armor, of Glascock county, Oa., was taken from hit bed, carried out of his store, and liia throat out, by four men in disguise, on the 9th instant The salary of Gen McClellan as engineer* in cbiel of the deportment of dock* in New York, has been reduced from $20,000 to $10,000 a year, at hia own rer|ueet. from tki Savannah Henri, Vitk. A Sunday at 8nrrenoy. An Interesting Account from the Spirit Land?The Entire Earn ity Interviewed?A Reliable Report of the Mysterious Phenomena. As we intimated in onr issue of Saturday, we now have the pleas* ure of laying before the readers I of the News an intelligent, correct and interesting acconnt of the late wonderful phenetnenal manifestations at Surrency, No. 6, on the Macon and Brunswick Railroad : Savannah, Oct. 28, 1872. Editor Morning News: According to promise, 1 here* with transmit you the mo6t important portions of an interview had on yestorday with the Surrency family, whose receut mysterious history has gone so tar towards exciting the attention of our citU zens and the public generally. The 7, p. in., Macon train on the Atlantic and Gulf Railroad leaving your city on the evening ot the 20th inst., bore your correspondent safely to 8urrkncy station, ou the Macon and Brunswick Railroad, and the scene of the late mysterious doings. We left the cars at 11? o'clock on Saturday night, and took a casual survey of our surroundings. It is certainly one of the last places that I would suppose a spirit would choose to locate its ghastly pranks of a legerdemain or a magician to display his skill. the house, comfortable, though built in an olden style, is situated near the railroad and near the centre of a circle of cypress ponds, surrounding lands of a low, damp nature, and covered with saw palmetto.? The train left, and wo proceeded to the house, where we found several young men around a bright tire. We soon enlivened the sceno with jokes, ghosts stories, &c, and in this way passed off I (ho remainder of the night, and the next day proceeded to converse with different members of 1 the family, witnesses of the late exciting scenes. MR. A. P. 8UKRENCY, the owner of the place, was the first whom wo approached ; but as he was in tho citv at the commencement of the affair, he only told us a portion of what was done, and which was told by members of his family who witnessed tho whole proceeding. On his return he was made acquainted with what was going on, and soon after witnessed several mysteries himself, but we oinit them, as they will come in under the testimony of the others. TUK MCST 8INQULAR THING told U6 by Mr. Surrency was the affair of the clock, already mentioned in tho Macon Enterprise, and which was witnessed by tho representative of that journal.? 1 he clock was hanging to the wall in the parlor, and had ever been characterized for the correctness of its time. Suddenly, with a WKIRD, BUZZING N0I8K, the hands began to iuovo around with exceedingly rapid motion, the hour hand exactly live minutes ahead ot the minute hand. In this singular position they continu ed to move tor seventeen minutes in which time it had described tive hours, and each timo as it arrived at the twelve o'clock mark it would pauso and strike, though with the greatest irregularity.? Sometimes it would strike one hour tor another, sncli as twelve for one, <fec., and at the end of the tive hours ceased its wild movements and was re gulated by a party present, ana who was a watchmaker and jowelry by trade. It was then started, and ever since has kept its usual correct time, which was always very accurate, being kept according to the standard time of the M. and B. It. It.? During this occurrence the gentlemen present looked at their watches and fouud that each had ?I - ' liic proper tune, .so that the idea of CONCKALKD MAONKT is dissipated, as the watches as well as the clock would have been affected by its presence. While speaking of the clock, I will menlion that on Sunday evening, in the presence of your correspond", ents and two or three friends, that ut tho hour of eight it struck only four, while it had been striking correctly from twelve the night Crevious, and I distinctly rcmem* er counting seven on the even" ing in question at that hour. Wo merely mention this as it occurs to us now, without ascribing it to any cause, either supernatural or tho dorangenicnt of machinery.? It continued running, and when examined was apparently all i right. This is all that we witnessed daring our stay, as we arrived i too late to see any of the perfor- i mancee, which ceased ABOUT TWILIGHT ' on Friday evening, the 25tji, and very nearly at the same hour at which it began on Thursday, the 1 the 17th. As I have said, Mr. Surrcncy was in this city at the beginning of the affair, and wae expected home that evening.? The train, however, was behind, i and his daughter, a young lady, of, I suppose, seventeen years, i walked out to the track and looked up the railroad to see if 6he < could discover the lights ot the expected train. While anxiously , lookiug she distinctly saw an object in the form of a man approaching her, but apparently with no bad intention.' She, however, turned and walked quietly back to the steps, and just as she reached them hear4 something like a chunk come whizzing through the air and fell to the ground quite near her. For fear of being laughed at for cowardice, she concluded not to mention it to the 1 family, and sat down on the steps. She looked immediately in the di~ rection she had come, bnt could see nothing. THE APPARITION. She could see it in no direction, though the grounds are quite open, and we feel sure, from the dis tance shown us, that she could plainly have seen an object of much smaller size, especially when moving. As she took her seat on the step, other things similar to the first fell around her in rapid succession, and in quite close proximnity, none striking her. They all came from tho di rection whence she had seen the apparition. She then moved into the parlor, where were some gentleman, among thetn a minister.? r? 1 .4?n 1 .1 " - * one Biui satu uoioing 01 it, ana went into THE KITCHEN, which adjoins I ho house, where her mother was superintending the preperation of supper. As she was going from the parlor through a passage way to the kitchen, she could distinctly hear thing6 similar to those described, falling in the yard and against the end of the house, apparently moving in the direction of t'?e kitchen. By the time 6he had gained the entrance, brickbats, bottles, &c., were falling IN THICK ritOFCSION on every side. The gentleman present were called, and diligent search made, though no one could be seen, yet those missiles were falling around. It then got among the pots on the stove, threw them oft*, overturned the coffee pot, threw crockery, knives, &cM about the ftoor, and entered the. hoiiRft. U'lmiA almilar n/?ti?na took place. Books, glasses and other things were scattered about the floor. A younger brother of Mr. Surrency was here sent for, and remained with the family during the night. lie was one of the principal witnesses of the STRANGE 8OKNE8, 1 and detailed us many interesting i items. One in particular was, i that while standing before the tire i in the parlor, looking towards ' some book shelves in the opposite 1 end of the room, he distinctly saw a book from the middle of the pile of six or eight < DRAWN SLOWLY OUT, describe an arch upwards from the shelf, then gradually descend some six or seven feet from the si elf, and lie quietly on the floor. I He picked it up, laid it back, and f the same motion was gone j through again. lie then called < Mrs. Surrency from an adjoining ' room, and she said that she had i put it back from the same position < three times that day. The book 1 was a quarto volumn ot Walker's < Dictionary, and was shown to ns. 1 We could enumerate very uumer- i ous instances of the kind, but ] space forbids. . i IT 18 BINGGLAK to say the least of it, that these I things could go on iu different < parts of the house at the same < time, and that they nsnally choose < this manner of proceeding; and i frequently in open day time would t they go on inside the house and ! over the yard at the same moment, i and with articles of an altogether i difleront size and nature. We i were also shown 1 A I.A RGB GUBASK SPOT < in the middle of the parlor floor, ' whore a bottle of oil is said to have fallen. The bottle was re moved from the house for foar of its coming in contact with firo, l and placed on a post in the back i yard, when it suddenly left, pass j ed around to the front ot the Bt house, came through the front nr door while 'cloeed, fell on the floor g and broke near the table where it st formerly eat. The soot was evidently canted from oil, and it cer- a tainly fell frotn the direction of j, the front door as can be easily | ^ Been from its shape. We were Q told that i MBS 8DRKEMOY Cl left her home for a day by the ad- a vice of her husband and friends, p and with her daughter went to the si house of a friend (Mr. Patterson,) b some two miles distant. Anxious n to get all the' information we could, we sat out and walkod to f, Mr. P.'s. And just here comes a TUB 8TRANOK PART f of our tale. Mrs. S. and dangh- b ter did leave home during the ? week, and went to Mrs. P.'s with ri the iuteution of remaining there, R and as soon as they arrived at his h house the identical proceedings en- a acted at Mr. Surrency's began at it Mr. Patterson's and ceased at Sur- ft .onm ewu ns me tuaies leic.? I Tbey remained at Patterson V, for | d a few hours, and not wishing to have his household goods so badly ft] destroyed, determined to refbrn ft| home. Miss Surrency remained at Mr. Patterson's and her mother p returned, and as soon as she arri p ed home (about sunset) the very 8amk KRKAKS began again. They ceased at Pat w terson's when she left there and t( have never returned, though the t| young lady remained, and was seen there by your correspondent and friends. These strange things have never happened except ? where Mrs. Surrency was present, ,| ami always ceased when she left; }] and it is very clear, assuming it to be from a supernatural source, that she is the medium through which it acted. She stated to U9 that she had never been mesmerized, never saw a mesmerist or spiritualist that sbe knows of, never read a work ou p spiritualism, d and has never thought about it ex* ? cept when she beard others men- a tion it. The same may be 6&id of o her daughter, while Mr. Surrency h has always been a strong oppo- a neat of the doctrine of spiritualism h ill jlliv form ho io ? - ... J ... .... uo to u pitllll, pruu- tt tical farmer, a well-to-do and pop- b ular cizizcn, and baa an excellent t( name among bis neighbors, many V of whom we inet at bis house, and d all of the railroad employees with c< whom we spoke vie with each oth- ci er in heaping praise upon himself ti and wife. ft no suspicion w wa9 ever known to rest upon his conduct, and in politics we were 1 told he was a staunch Democrat? 01 in proof of which i will say that be is a subscriber to the Savannah '' News. Your correspondent no j' ticed several files of different pa- " pei s in the bouse, all of them were lv staunch Democratic journals.? ^ This part of the long and interest- **' itig interviews that we had with the family, and whether attributed r< to human or other agency, the |c, whole thing is j*' a strangk mystery, . if true, and we at least have no 8V right to doubt it. Every word jpoken by them carries with it an tt, air of candor that no intelligent jn auditor can disregard. Each of p( 1 hem was questioned by us apart tr from the others, and at different tli times, and when they did not ex- fr pcct it, and each tallied with the other as closely as possible. What they said was also substantiated by ? many of their neighbors and away w from fhole *\haoa?AA t* ! VM? huvti piuociiv;c* JLL ,B lo ckktainly 8inclar dl that human ngeucies could operate jo diffusely over a house and eJ grounds, in the presence of huu rt Ireds, all on the alert, arid yet not be detected, unless wo assume the improbuble position that a man's n< ayes and brains are little value to tri liim. That the scheme is coneocted from motives of profit, is alike Futile, as we were assured by dis- t0 interested authority that in the hi past week Mr. Surreucy had fed g? ?o less than ONE THOUSAND PEOPLE, th /r lodging them at night, and all V1 without charging one dime. We ;an bear witness to this to some extent from last Sunday's obeervations, and judging from what we jaw in tho neighborhood of Mr. n! Surrencv's eane-natnh a-AnlS - t 1 guess that a goodly number had paid court there aa well as at the 1' ;able. That such things are done r by either himself or family, is equally absurd, as it is highly im? j_ probable that they would continue * thing so J,' OOSTI.Y AND DK8TKCOTIVK. This assertion seems to hurt im .hem very much, and they all *i? mem to be quite worn out with it, ui ind hope it has gone forever.? *i. v uiiumo AlA""i\Ui Z9< tr. S. is also pained to see so lauy absurd storiee and exaggerations in regard to it, as for in* ance the, SHAMMTL TALI boat the hog appearing in the ouse, and also about the whisky ottle coming to Capt. Burns vol* ntarily. Mrs. S. assured ua she ad lost several dozen pieces of rockery, glassware, china, &c.v nd showed us the only remaining iece of her old lot, which was a mall china 6aucer. and which she ad seen for six different tiroes re* * loved mysteriously and by AS UNSEEN POWER, om one part of the house to nother, without being broken.? To live object has ever been seen y any of the family, that seemed t all mysterious, except the appa* ition seen by the young lady.? lo mysterious voice has ever been eara, do questions bare ever been sked from either party, and no itiinations have ever beeu given *oiu the unseen power. The whole thing is clothed in arkness and to ual>ears the spirit of thk 6upkrn atubal, nd it any one will do as we did, nd come to any other conclusion, , is inure thau we can now supoee. It is at least a plienomeon, and one that we would like ) have explained. in conclusion, e will return our sincere thanks > Mr. Surrency and family for lieir untring attentions and kindess during our brief stay. The lany questions were met b y rornpt and cheerful answers, and ach seemed to a.^ the other in all tiose little kindnesses that go to take life and business pleasant. St. Bernard. < mm a Ad Embarrassing Situation. Max Adeler sa)s: That little ffair of Needham's that some of le papers have been telling abont as certainly unpleasant?at least > Ncedhatu. Needham owned a eep-mouthed watch-dog, who alays bayed him welcome home, nd snatched mouthfuls of chops ut of the legs of strangers. Needam took that faithful animal long with him oue day to guard is clothes while he went swimling. Needham bathed for an our, and meanwhile tbo dog went > sleep on Necdbam's garments. Vhen Need ham came out the dog id not recognize him in his nude ondition, and refused, to let hitn ome near his garments. Every ine that Needham would grab >r a suspender or a sock, the dog ould bite a mouthful out ot bis rtn or leg, and whenever Needam would make a dive for a boot r undershirt that animal would jize him by the calf and shake im. So Needham stood there in le 6nn pretty nearly roasted, and e spent the afternoon dodging in nd out of the water to avoid the >orcas societies and female stuents at the boarding school and ictory girls coming down the )ad. At last, when the dog went ? 6lcep, Needham crept up beind him, caught him suddenly by ic tail, and flung him across the ream. Before the dog could vitn back, Needham got most of is clothes upon his bleeding body id limbs, and the dog came slidg up to him, looking as if he exjcted to be rewarded tor his exaordinary vigilance. And yet ley say that the dog is man's best iend. An Episcopal minister, Rev. J. rinton Smith, in Raleigh N. C., as poisoned to death on the 1st ctober last, by his wife and aught er. About one hundred and sev* ntv five negroes left Atlanta, Ga.? icently, for Arkansas. Although the Lcielatnre doea ?t convene until the 26th inst., ie elect are already congregating Columbia. The United Statea matorial contest is the principal pic of conversation with them, it they are very reticent in reird to their leanings. The Saluda Factory, located on e Saluda River; in Lexington onnty, about nine miles from at village and three from Colnbia, runs at present nearly 7, )0 spindles and consumes 1,500 2,000 bales of cotton per anim. An edi tor aaka bia aubaaribara to pay bin at ho m*y play tba aaroa joka on bin , Ala run or*. Rome men ere like eata. Ton may stroke e fur the right way Tor years, end ar nothing but purring ; bnt accidentally ted on the tail, and all memory of former adoMS is obliterated. The Synod of 8outh Carolina met la Cenhia lest week. Ree J O Lindsay wee ted Moderator and Ree R A Mlckle nporary elerk and WLT Prioee, aetieU t olrrk.