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All Advertisements not having the desired number of insertions marked on the margin, will be continued until forbid and charged accordingly. Those desiring to advertise by the year can do so on the most liberal terms-it being distinctly under stood that contracts for yearly advertising are con fined to thE immediate, legitimate business of the firm or individual contracting. All communications of a personal character will be charged as advertisements. Obituary Notices exceeding one square in length will be charged for the overplue, at regular rates. Announcing a Candidate (not Inserted until paid br,) Five Dollars. For Advertising Estrays Tolled, Two Dollars, to be paid by the Magistrate advertising. A LTER 7E= GENERAL WALEB. General Walker has written a letter to the President, complaining of the interference of Commander Davis with his operations of Nica ragua. He says he felt perfectly secure at Rivas as lone as he had the scooner Granada to rely on. Efter giving a long history of his advent and performances in Central America, withwhich the public are familiar, he comes down to the subject in question, andstates that Captain Davis once or twice before his last "outrage" offered toassist him in his escape out of the country. He then goes on to say: After the visit of Lieut. Houston, I heard no more frlm Commandar Davis until the 30th of April, en two aids-de-camR from the enemy under a fag of truce with a letter from that offi cer to myself. The letter proposed that I should abandon Rivas and go aboard of the St. Mary's to Panama, Com. Davis undertaking to guaran tee my personal safety. Although this proposi tion was extremely offensive-isinuating, as it did, that my personal safety, instead of thehonor and dignity of the Government of which I was the Executive, might prove a determining cir cumstance in a military convention-I replied that the proposition was vague, and suggested his coming into Rivas, anda personaf confer ence between us. I only submitted to the mor tiflioation of answering such a letter on the sup position that Commander Davis might have in formation I did not possess, and Which might justify the substance, though not the manner, of his offer. He answered by saying that he was sorry I found his proposition vague; that he pro psed "I should abandon the enterprise and leave the counr ;" that I might rely on the fact of Col. Loekridg having left the San Juan river; and finally, ththe had maturely considered the invitation to enter Rivas, and had decided, unre servedly, not to take such a step. The tone of the note was, if possible, more offensive than that of the irst-; .and the use of the word " enterprise," in connexion with a Gov ermsht which Commander Daqishad studiously acknoirledged, by addressing mreas tresident, -but a few weeks previously, sounded strangely discordant. As, however, the letter stated the -evaenuation of the San Juan river-thefirst news -I had. of this event-I stooped to answer the .offensive note by proposing to send two offices --Gen. Henningsen and Col. Waters-to meet Commander Davis, provided they had safe con duct from the allied General. As answer soon came, enclosing the required safe conduct ; and the answer was in effect, that Gen. Henningsen and CoL Waters should proceed at once to the head'quarters of the allies, as Commander Davis' instruc-tions required his speedy return to San Juan del Sum. I was surprised to recognise the body of the note as the hand-writing of Gen. Zavala-one of the generals of the allied forces, who speke 'and wrote English-and to find that such a note was signed by a professed neutral. For what passed between Gen. Henningsen and Co. Waters and Commander Davis I refer you to the report ot the former officer, herewith enclose, and to the terms of the convention of Rivas. Allow me to suggest that the convention itself is the best evidence the army inRivas was not on the eve of destruction or dissolution. If the peril to my command was as great as has been publicly represented, the allies never would have permitted us to evacuate the place, notonly in safety but with honor. In his interview with Gen. Henningsen, Comn mander.Davis had expressed ~his "unalterable - determiunation" to seize the schooner Granada ; and this-had been a determining circumstance with me in signing the convention. I was there fore. supprised on the morning after I went aboard the St. Mary's, to hear Commander Da vis propose that I .should deliver the vessel to him without the necessity for the use of force. This I rejected. He then proposed I should de liver the vessel on: condition he gave me the arms and ammunition on board of her. I re plied, not a rag or a splinter should be given up, except to an overwhelming force ; for the honor of the littl% vessel was in her hull and rigging and-i the flag she bore, and ii omparison with this, the value of the property aboard her was mere 'dross. Need I express surprise that a United States naval officer should make so dis honorable a propoition ? Finding that Cmmander Davis appeared to hesitate in the execution of what he had declar ed his " unalterable determination," I endeavor ed to convince him cof the gross wrong and in jury he would commit by the seizure of the - Granada. I endeavored to satisfy him he had no right to question the flag of the schooner while she lay in the p ort of San Juan; that while there she was within the territory of Nica-| ragua, and subject only to the sovereignty of that Republic ; that it was unworthy of the United States thus to trample on the most sacred rights of a sister State; and that I could not and wotuld not believe his Government would sanction such a violation of international law. He replied he would weigh what I had said and see me again on the subject ; but without any fur ther conversation, he gave written orders to his -first lieutenant to seize- the Granada by force. The order was executed. The first lieutenant boarded the Granada with a small force. Capt. Fayusoux, of the Granada, beat to quarters. Lietit. Maury endeavored to persude Captsin Fayssoux to-give up his vessel, alleging, in ae cordancewith his mastuctions, that it would be in accordance with the Rivas, convention. Capt. Faysoux said his orders were not to de liver the schoner unless to an overwhelming force. Lient. Maury returned to the St. Marys and informed me that he intended to take the Granada, and if I desiredto save the ef'usion of blood I should give an order to deliver her to him. Heten brought his broadside of eleven guns to bear on the schooner, manned his small boats with one hundred men, and came to me for the order ;which was of course given. Soon afterward I had the mortification to see the Ni caraguan flag hauled down and the 'American flag hoisted. Indi nation asan officer Nicaragua at the lowering ot its flag was stifled by shame as a native of the United States at seeing its glo rious ensign disgraced by covering an act of per fidy and wrong. I ask leave to bieg your special consideration of the fact that Lient. Maury a lied to me for an order to Capt. Fayssoux. Tis was an ac * knowrleigment that Capt. Fayssoux was still an officer of the Government of which I was the Executive.. ' But the. dignity and honor of Nicaagahad * at bSR .. iMat dA...dd hyhavinec oun flag lowered in her own port. It was. reservet for t'ommander Davis to complete a series o insults, by delivering the Granada with all he armaments and equipments to an alien enemy He closes as follows: One thousand Americans have perished ii order to secure the lands and privileges promise them in Nicaraupa. Theirheirs are, for the moi part, citizens ot the United States; and I leavi it to your wisdom to decide whether it is right o politic that such interests should be endangered if not sacrificed, by the acts, either authorize or unauthorized, of American officers. But, whatever your wisdom may decide in rc lation to the policy of such conduct, I know th justice of the Government your Excellency a worthily controls will not fallto raise up the hor or of Nicaragua, wounded by the seizure of he own vessels in her own port, and by its deliver to a foreign foe. I know you will not, with in punity, permit the sovereignty of a sister Repul lic to be violated simply because she is weal With full confidence I trust for such acts an declarations on the part of the Government < the United as will entirely clear it from any pa ticipation in the insults and degradation whic Nicaragua has receivedat the hands of America officers. I have the honor to be your most obedier servant, WM. WALKER. To His Excellency JAMEs BUCHANAN, Pres dent of the United States. SERIOUS RIOT AMONG TIE NEW YORK POiCI WASHINGTON, June 17.-The New York pi pers received this afternoon, contain accounts < a serious riot that occured yesterday afternoc in that city between the police forces, in cons< quence of an attempt made by a bod of ti Metroplitan Police, to arrest Mayor Wood an Sheriff Willet, on a warrant for an assault on M Conover. The Metropolitan Police while ascending tl steps of the City Hall, were beaten back wil clubs by the Mayor's. police, and many of thei badly hurt. Capt. Dilkes is reported to be mo tally wounded. The Park was immediately fille wit an excited crowd. The Mayor and Sheriff Willet subsequent surrendered themselves, and gave security fi their appearance at the trial to take place c the 12th. The volunteer regiment is now und< arms. Several of the Metropolitan Police are said I be so badly injured, that their recovery is coi sidered doubtful. This morning the city is quie The Mayor succumbed to the law, submittir to arrest on the second warrant,. without resi tance. Mr. Turner the old street commissioner, at Bennett, the 6aptain of the Mayor's Police, ha' both been held to bail. The City Hall is guarded on all sides by ti Mayor's Police, none being admitted except thoi having business. Further outrages are not a prehended. The troops at the Armories arere dy at a moment's warning, should hostilities 1 renewed. SECOND DISPATCH. NEw YORK, June 17.-The immediate cau. of this outbreak was an attempt on the part i D. D. Conover, who had been appointed Stre Commissioner by the Governor, to tak'e posse sion of the rooms 'occupied in the City Hall I that officer. Mr. C. went into the room but wi hustled out by the "old" police, who recognize nq Street Commissioner but Mr. Turner, and tl exhibition of Gov. King's signature to ConoveI appointment, did not change their views. May Wood and the police do not recognize any of tl new city offices or new "Metropolitan" police i being legally appointed, and from all appearane the Mayor and his party will get the best of i The Supreme Court of the State met yesterdi and to-day. The Question of the right of Go King to interfere with the municipal regulatioi of the city, will probably be taken up. COMMANDER Divis' I~s'TRCCTIo~s.-The tel graphers from this city to the distant press a: entirely in error in their representations wil reference to the instructions from the late Se< retary of the Navy to Commodore Mervine, ar throug him to Cegnaander Davis,.under, wlice they legthe lafter acted in saving Geadr Walker and the few of his followers who gdtc with' him, from the tender mercies of the Cosi Ricans.. No instructions whatever were given to Cot modore Mervine by Secretary Dobbin that wi bear twisting into an intimation that a vessel < the squadron might be employed in interferir: in the Nicaraguan. war, even if an opportuni1 occurred to save the lives of the fillibusters, 1 getting them clear of the country. He wi simply ordered to send a vessel to San Juan di Sur, and in that order no mention of Walker name or of his affairs was made. Thus, not only the story alluded to above fal to the ground, but the story that the Presider has declared "his approval of the act of Con mander D., under his instructions, but not those instructions of Secretary Dobbin," fal with it, as a matter of course. - [Washington Evening Star. CATHOLIC Cacu BLowN UP.-Happening be in Coldwater on last Saturday night, we wei awakened, at about 2 A. M., by a loud explosioi like that of thunder, which proved to have bee occasioned by the blowing up of the Catholi Church. Some desperate wretbhes had place two or three kegs of powder under the burIding and fired them with a slow match. The buildin was completely shattered by the explosion, cat sing the roof to fall in, the enda to fall out, an scattering floors, ceilings and sidiugs in all d rections. Fortunately, there was no stone unde: pinning, or serious damage might havebeendon to 'adaet buildings. W~hen we left, on Monda mo gthe perpetrators of this most detestabi crime had not been discovered.-Marskia (Mich.) Expounder, June 11th. S A PAINFUL BEREAvEMENT.-We have alread recorded the death of seven children of the Re' B. Hutchins, of Albion, fllinous, formerly< York, Pa. The Grayville Herald contains a obituary of the eighth, a daughter seven yeai old. Within a few weeks the parents have bi ried eight out of nine, all from scarlet fever. A big ox is now in exhibition at Springfiek Mass. The Republican says it is about the sir of one of Sands7 Nathan & Co's biggest elephantv and moves plaicidly about, much as one of th elephants would do. It is said to be the larges framed ox in the world, and weighs, though fa from fat 4,200 pounds, measures six feet seve: inches in height at the shoulder, girts ten feel and is thirteen feet in length from stem to stern Well fatted, it would weigh in the neighborhoo of 5,000 pounds. TRIED IN SEVEN STATES AND HOW IT HA WoRED.-The Maine law, (says the Providenc Post) has been fairly tried in seven States of th American Union, and in every one it has prove a complete failure. From the eastern boundar of Maine to the western line of Michigan, it ha not pemnently closed a single grog-shopi Ia Rhode island there are three grog-shops to-da where there was one when the law was enacted In Maine the law has been repealed. GuN. PrnanMAN.-We understand that th contested election for Brigedier Generl of th First Briga'de of Cavalry, has been decided b the Governor in favor of our young friend, IV W. Perryman, of this District. W~e are suri that he will wear his honors gracefully and de servedly-that he will make a gallant, dashinj Bpg'ader General of Cavalry. NEW YORK, June 17. ARRIVAL OF GEN. WALKER !!I-ENTHUsAsrr RCrroN! !!!-Gen. Walker arrived yesterda; evening. He was received with a salute and es corted to the City Hall in an open barouche drawn by six horses, where he met with a moe enthusiastic reception. He was then escortec to the St. Nicholas Hotel where quarters hac been provided for him. SLAVERY IN MINNEsoTA.-The Minnesota e publican, published at St. Anthony, says tha negroes are now held as slave property in Mw nesota. Every year men who come from the South bring their slaves as body servants to the hotels, and take them away again. And it hai positive information that a Southerner is now holding his slave at Stillwater, and declares thal under the Dred Scott decision he defies the au thorities to interfere. He intends to remain ii the territory, and thus to render slavery a per Uant intintrm A TE8T FOR ABoLmoI(ss8.-We understand that a colored preacher of very gentlemanly ap pearane, was in town last night in pursuit 9f a lodging. One of our clergymen- introduced him to some of our Abolition friends, and desired them to give him a supper and a bed, but with out success, it latest accounts. Whether he slept in the street or not, we have not learned. s Consistency," &c.-NAtewburyport (Mass ) Her r ald. ARTHUR SIMKINS,. EDITOR. r EDG I LD. 8: C. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 1867. RELIGIOUS NOTICE. The Rev. W. A. McSwAr, Tract Agent of the Methodist Church South, will preach in the Methodial Church in this Village on Sunday next, the 28th inst CELEBRATION OF THE FOURTH. We have much pleasure in announcing that our * spirited Town Council has taken measures to have the approaching National Anniversary properly ob. - served in our town. T. P. MAonA, Esq., has kind. ly consented to act as orator of the occasion, and Mr, ExXum SrnzsLas will read the Declaration of Inde. pendence. A Pic-Nic will take'place, immediately after the oration, in the grove of the Male Acadef4; And all not only of the Village but of the surrounding coun e try, are respectfully invited to come in with theb d contributions of breads, cakes, moats, chicken pies r. vegetables, drinkables, &c., Ac. It is hoped that then will be a full turn-out of Ladies and Gentlemen. Muet e enjoyment and amusement may be expected. The members of the Edgefield Brass Band are hereb3 earnestly requested to partake in the festivities ani to enhance the zest of them by the delightful, soul cheering strains they are so well able to i4e theb y instruments discourse. or Another word, and we trust It will tell upon them n to whom it is addressed. The patriotic Ladies a r the celebrated Mt. Vernon Association are makinj one final and powerful effort to complete the nobli 0 task they have undertaken, vis: the purchase of the tomb and home of WAsuovoir. They are now call Ing upon the country everywhere to assist in effectinj 9 this hallowed achievement. Let every one who shal attend the approaching celebration bring at least i d single piece of silver to contribute in this cause. La ,e those who can and will, do more and use gold instead of silver. We hope the Town Council will appoint 4 le Committee, whose duty it shall be to receive suet e contributions and forward them to the proper point We are enabled to give such information as may be necessary for the proper disposition of any fund ths e may be raised. FURNITURE STORE. ie We have received Mr. J. . WrVrs advertisemen of his New Furniture Store, but two late for insertioi A this week. *Upon the polite invitation of the proprio tor, we yesterday examined his stock, and found I s well selected and of admirable quality. His ward d robes, bureaus, bedsteads, tables, rocking chairs c e Ac., are of good finish and of the newest styles. Wi 's beg to direct such as are needing articles in this Ua )r to Mr. WriTs Rooms, next to CMursTa A H& a.oUuI ie Carriage Repository. He will serve them well. Ls A BACHELOR OG iRING. ' Our particular and long-tried friend, Mr. H. A -n-, places before us this week a delicious offerini vfrom his baceolor housekeeping at Woodland Cottage It consists of a waiter handsomely set off with a een tre-piece of curd and cream surrounded by fragran e- lowers and accompanied by pies and cakes of vari C ous kinds, the whole being flanked by a bottle of in< Iold Madeira. Tb. following expressive note we fint lodged among these niceties: d "Will you please accept this little collation froi ou redaesthe Airst ostensible evidence of hi ouskeeinginhishumnbre " Cbttage in thm Woods. if Iam aware that no qpe- will appreciate, more that a yourself, my friendship and high esteem. Heno cometh memories of other days sweetly but sadl; Supon my souL Yours as ever, H. A. GRAY. IIWoodland Cottage, June 23, 1857. Need we add how truly we recognise and reipro gesto these kind expressions ? We eon only wish Is our heart of hearts that the balance of our friend life may be crowned with perpetual ease and comfor as and blias,--ana, to the more effectual securing of thi 1l end, that he may soon find himself in possession 4 '5 what he richly deserves : a sweet, pretty, sensible an: affectionate wife. So mote it be / t THE BREAD PROSPECT. -* From almost every quarter we receive the most fIt f tering accounts of the in-coming Wheat crop. Il Is South Carolina It Is evidently far above the average Of Edgefield District we can safely say that a bette crop of the kind never was made. All through thi Saluda side, in the rich Cambridge lands, and evel e in the piney-woods, the turn-out promises to be ai abundant one. And verily it Is a blessing for whicl n all should be thankful; for breadstuffs have beei C of late very scarce and very dear amongst us.I I the corn fields should now receive the latter rains is Sdue time, a great relief will be experienced by th< country. Corn would then assuredly fall', and fiou: Swould come into market at more moderate rates thai have heretofore prevailed. We say corn would fall . because there is yet a great deal in the cribs of oua e planters which they would gladly spare, if certain o y the crop now growing. We believe corn Is highe than it will be during the rest of the season. DEATH OF AN EDITOR. We reget to learn the death of Mr. J. H. G. LxP P ann, Junior Editor of the Lexington Flag, who dies -at Lexington Village, on Friday evening, the 12tl Inst. A correspondent of the Columbia Times, i speaking of the death of the lamented LUPPAnD, says -He died on Friday evening, after a severe attac] of only five days, from the epidemic that is prevailing to an alarming extent in many sections of the State He was a young man renmarkable not only for th' highest order of intellectual powers, but for the moi e exemplary piety that could adorn the human charae. 1 ter. He spoke to me calmly of his approaching dis. solution, and his death was a glorious triumph of the t blessed religion of Christ. He was only twenty years r of age. Hadhis life beenspared, I feel assured he would have filled many positions of usefulness an honor. I MISCELLIANEOUS ITEMS. pm Randolph Withers, Esq., member of the Bal at Gainesville, Ala., and brother of the Hon. T. J. 5 Withers, was accidentally drowned on the 10th Inst., while on a fishing excursion on the Alabama River. pg By late advice. from Europe we learn that a tremendous conflagration had taken place in Conatan tinople destroying 1,300 houses. We should call that quite a respectable fire. I pt-Col. Matthew'Irvine Keith, a soldier of the war of 1812, and member of the South Carolina Leg. Islature some years since, died In Charleston on Fri Sday morning. He was upwards of seventy year. Sof age. p. Innocence is a flower which withers when touched, but blooms not again, though watered with tears. pg The Alabama Conference of the Methodist Episopal Church has unanimously voted in favor of expunging from the Disipline, the General Rule for. bidding "buying and selling of men, women and children, with an intention to enslave them." pm Counterfeit Dollars made of brassand moulded -from the ordinary one dollar gold pieces, are in air. ulation in Petersburg, Virginia. Wr Some of the Texas papers are agitating the question of partitioning off the State, to make four or five of it. pmTwo teaspoonaful of finely powdered charcoal, drank in a half tumbler of water, will often give re lief to the sick headacke, when caused, as in most ases it is, by superabndanoe of acid on the stomach, pm The Hon. A. B. Moore, of Msrlon, Ala., Democratic nominee for the Governorship of that State, is a native of Spartanburg District, 8. C. p3 There is a woman living in Pulaski county, Va., who has regularly presented her husband with . TR .18 IT WISE I The Charleston.GIerury and the New Orleans Delta rank desrvedly among the inost patriotic and influential journals of the Southern country. They are faithful and bold definders, of Southern interests and ofSouthern rights. But there are very many amongst their admirers who have been unable to sympathize with the seal, or appreciate the wisdom, of their recent apgeLas to the resistance feeling of the South. Far belt from usto quarrel with our own gallant brothers 4n the score of this difference. They are doubtless acteated by a noble love of their homes and of the hallowed associations that reader those home more 'to .them than ali else on earth. The strength of this motiv, can but be recognised by every true son of'the South. Yet there is surely something slightly grbid In th; desponding tone, the deep-seated alarm which-mark our distinguished cotemporaries at this time. In their comments upon the dangers that surround us, they are most unhope ful to say the least. Their premises seem to be re garded through smoked glass, and their conclusioni are by consequence fall of dolor and - darkness. It does appear to us--(and we say it with great respect for those whose views we criticise)-that the reason Ing which leads to such gloomy conclusions is falla cious, and that the advice thence deduced, and press ed uyon the people of our section, is ill.considered and impolitio. It is urged that the South is beset with such difi culties as have neveribefore encompassed her, that her enemies arc thickening on every hand, and that, as things go, her doom of destruction is fiked. And yet it is notorious that her position in the Confedera cy is at this very moment more powerful than it has been for many yesrsj It is well known that the Fed eral Executive, the federal Supreme Court and the United States Senate are on the side of her constitu tional rights; and it is altogether probable that such will be the controlling tone of the next Federal House of Representatives.-It is also argued, that our Inti tution of domestic servitude is beginning to totter to its fall, and some of the Border States an pointed to as presenting themost melaneholy proof of the reasonableness of these prophetic fears. And yet it is patent, that the institution was never before so blessed of Heavenwith success and prosperity as it is this very day; it is shown by the newspaper ex ponents of Virginia and Mssouri-(which should cer tainly be received as good authority in their own cases)-that anti-slavery tendencies were never we& ker within the borders of those.two States; it is indi putable that a firmer eqpviotion never beforp possess ed the entire Southern mind of the morality as wel as the expediency of the institution of Slavery; and it is observable that the intelligence of christendom is becoming more liberal (because mere enlightened) towards that institutionikan it ever was before.-It is furthermore urged boy, our eotemporarles of the alarmist school, that an apathy the most deplorable has spread itself like a pall over the spirit of the South, and that, widout a change for the better, we are soon to be boun'd hand and foot to the car of Northern power. While, In point of fact, the real sentinel-men of our section were never so well fore armed as now; while te States of the Sonth were never so completely united; and while their manifest ability to protect th aves never before called forth from the rabid exponents of Northern Abolitionism such unimistakeable evidences of mortification and disappointment.-Still, it is perseveringly intimated that we are upon thaverge of a vortex In which we may soon be swallowed ug with all that we hold dear, and the place amou ations, which knew us once, is to know us no more oever. What and irhere is this vortex? Is it to be found in Black .Republicanism I SThe South knows ttenemy well, and, with that - nowledge, feils ae~ of her ability to vanquish its endeavors for evil. Ja it to be found in " the powers -that be?" They are all for us. Is it in iSouthern dissensions? We were never more united. Is It In SSouthern concessions-? The South stands firm upon the Georgia platform of 1852. Is it in Congressional oppression ? We h'ue~gained the repeal of the Hi souri Compiromise, ataore explicit recognition of oer rights as to fugitive Slaves, some lessening of the burden of Tariff exactions,--and we may without in. fatuation expect yet greater justice in the future. Or is it in the crushing pressure of an outside civiliza tion? Let it suffice to say that our labor clothes the -world. Where then, we ask again, and what is this 1 ortex? We should like to know of our friends whether It is to draw us down by the road of Emanci pation, of Abolition, of General Impoverishment, ol Anarchy, or of Despotism. The thing is as yet un defined, even by those who shrInk back from It in horror.-In thus expressing ourself, we would not be understood as believing that an Elysiumn of peace and ease lies necessarily before us. Such is not often the lot of freemen. With us of the South especially, ii cannot well be the case. For we are a peculiar peo. pie and may expect to have many rough waves to buffet in our onward career. But, 'at the same tee we have many high elements of success in our soial organisation as well as In our civil polity ; and with prudence, firmness and unanimity, we must triumph over all enemies. To predict tho reverse of this now, when we hold in our grasp the laurels of a present success, is moping without cause and desponding without a show of reason. aBut, again, the Jfercvryj and the Delta are impolitie in urging their rather extremeo views at this time. If there were an occasion fsr action, if there were any present act of wrong by the General Government upon which to rally the South, there would be men ing, there would bo force in these urgent calls upon the people of the South to vindicate their tarnished honor even to the severance of the Union if need be. But when no such occasion exists, when no such act is perpetrated, and when it Is clear that the greal Southern mind is quiet If net contented, how futile Iit is to uplift the voice of extreme advice as though the destroyer were at our doors. The people think otherwise, believe otherwise; and they will comne to look upon the cry of warning with distrust winn it shall appear that it reaches them in sunshine as well as in storm. The harm is, that the public mind may become incredulous of this cry, and that able and patriotic journals may not possess their proper influ ence when the hour of actual peril shall approach. More than this however, we take the ground that any extreme course in the present posture of political afairs at the South is likely to produce division In our ranks, and division now might prove tantamiount with a deeper submission in the future than any yet recorded against us. At present, there is ground for faith In the determination of the Southern people to abide no. further actual wrong at the hands of the General Government. Until that wrong shall arise, we can see no wisdom or propriety In clamoring for an extreme line of policy. THE 00LLEGE AGAINf. Last week we gave our readers a very brief summa ry of the recent difficulties In the College between the President, Professors and Students, as also of the ac ton of the lioard, of Trustees in the premises. Our only comment was that " the whole affair smacked of change, improvement and progress." As it seems de sirable that the papers of the State should come out decidedly upon the matters involved In the distur bane, we respectfully offer our opinions with the rest. We have no doubt that good will result from the pend ing revolution and re-orgainlmation. It has long been the opinion of many on this side of the State, that the discipline of our College was by no means so effective as it should be; and we hare likewise had our mis givings as to the general qualifications of some of the Professors. It has been said and believed amongst us too, that- President McCAT, although an excellent man and a capable teacher, was not suited to the du ties of a College Governor -so that, ivhile we sincere ly sympathize with that - tlemani in any wound to his feelings he may have sufoered during the recent confusion, we yet are pleased to know that some other man, better adapted to that particugr position, is to be made President. It occura' to us also that the Trustees have not acted amiss in requesting the re signation of the several professors. We would only say that in Edgefield we are surprised and grieved that it was not thought proper at once to re-elect Professor M. Lkuonaz to the chair he has hitherto illed. It Is true, we believe, that he has discharged his duties In a manner entirely acceptable to the pub li and that the students hav~been strongly attached to him; and It is .very certain that no purer man, or tian or a gentleman, could be found k the State. We suppose he will be restored to his position at the meeting in September. However this may be, we can assure our former follow-townsman that Edgefield knows she-has sustained no discredit in the person of her representative at the College, nor does she fear but that in any eventhe will enat the man. Still we must be permitted to add, that without greater cause than has yet been made apparent, the Anal deposition of Dr. LAnCED: would be a source of rest regret to our community. In regard to the leniency 'of the Faculty towards the recusant students, we think there was an error of judgment. The College Discipline should have been enforced. Upon.this point we fully agree with Maj. Panr o? the Patriot, amember of the Boardof Trug tees, who pointedly and correctly says: " One thing must be done or the College must be broken up and abandoned. The laws of the College must be enforced, and the students made to obey the laws Implicitly, or be promptly expelled from the College. The Institution can no longer exist in any other way. The Legislature will withhold supplies from the College if this is not done. Young men must go there to learn and not to rebeL" The wisdom of displacing a Baptist professor witl; a Methodist one may be questioned by some; but for our single self we are for the right man without refer. ence to creed or denomination. The Rev. Wumr. Poonn Sxrrx is an able preacher and we trust will show himself a capable professor. With no feeling of pleasure at Mr. PztuAx's non election, we must yet express our sincere satisfaction at the elevation of Mr. Lastux McCA2WLss. We knew him intimately wheti in College-(he was ju nior to our senlor)-and can truthfully say that we did not And in those walls a more deserving nAn or a more assiduous student. Itis nothing tothe discredit of Mr. McCAinass to state that he obtained a part of his education through the beneficence of a noble charity. We well remember a certain evening when many of us were taking our supper at the old Com. mona Hal. A party of students who sat apposite MoCAnLxuss thoughtlessly began a conversation up on the subject of Charity-education, when one more light-headed than the rest remarked with an oath "that he would never take an education if he had to get it upon such terms." With the quickness of thought, and with a flashing eye and tremulous voice, McCAxNLass broke upon this observation with the words: " Then, sir, it is because you do not know the value of an education." Not a murmur in that quar ter of the room interrupted the balance of the eve ning's meal. We have seen very little of Mr. Mc CADLss sinealeaving College, but feel morally oer tan of his ample qualiestions for the post to which he has been elected. As to the business of changing the College Into a University, we me strongly inclined to advocate the modification. Yet there are intelligent gentlemen of our acquaintance hereabouts who are decidedly op posed to the change. In truth,Itis one of those'ques tions of which a.vast deal can be said on both sides; and we are quite willing to abide w ver decision the committee appointed to investigate the subject may make. BCENES AT AN EDGEIIELD "FI1." - Sonam L-Befors Supper. Wa are,at Croft's Pond. The hour is sunset. The glow of the Western sky is mirrored In thewide spread water. The mill-dam stretches its long banks on the side opposite to Sol. Upon it runs a wagon road bordered with willow shrubs. Near one end of the dam rises'the Mill house, with a large open por tico facing the pond. Beneath this portico are seated a portion of the Fishing Party, wearied with the day's sport. One of them twangs a guitar and singe an old melody, while three others listen musingly. Two hundred yards out in the pond is a beat, with two persevering anglers stBi intent upon the exercises of the rod. One of them has hooked a'trout azid pulls --the other at almost thesame instant is similarly oc cupied. 'Two trout glisten shove the surface..A shout from theashore greetsathe sight. YTl.iash is safely ta kenlinto theboat. L's.falla back with. asplash into the water and sinks to rise no more. Another shout, and the guitar twangs louder and the voice accompa nies it more cheerily. There is a prospect now of a good supper of fresh-caught fish. Another boat darts upon the scene from along down the side of the dsm. It contains the Abram Miller of Edgefield, who has been re-connoitering around~ the coast. He is wel comed by the party in the pottleo with a general burst of "Hi, ho, do boatman row Floatin' down do ribber oh do Ohio." He rises erect in his battean, Inspired by the musle, and.kceps comic time, with face, body, arms and loge, to the chorus of " Dance, boatman, dance Dance, boatman, dance We'll dance all night Till do broad daylight .And go home wid do gals in do morning." He has landed. The "boatman's song" Is stBi in progress. Ho rushes upon the stage--the floor of the tall portico-and commences an Ethiopean demon stration. The song increases In brilliancy. The stragglers after perch come in from below the Mill ad join the strain. The delineator of Ethiopean pe culiarities becomes more excited. The song grows more and more furious. A hubbub of fun ensues. The two trout-fishermen can stand It no longer. They also pull for the Portico, and arrive-just as the boat man breaks down in the dance and the music tegni nates in a general guffaw. But the two fishermen display six fine trout, and the guffaw gives way to exclamations of joy. The supper Is a fixed fact. A proposition "to take a drink on the strength of it," emanates from four or five diferent sources simulta neously. And the whole party disappear within the Mill-house. The restean be easily imagined by road e of ordinary acumen.. Senzca II.-After Supper, 11 o'clock. The whole party hau just returned from serenading Dr. TEKODOns CaorT, the hospitable owner of the pond and it. surroundings. They have all partaken ' his wges, ad other Uqgaieura, and of course feel merry. The mattresses and bed-quilts are spread over the entire floor of the Mill room. A general pulling off of shoes, coat. and cravat. follows. A good many go so far as to draw their unmentionables. And down they drop all around. One would think that sleep was now the notion. Not so, i' faith. Our Abram happens-to he surcharged with fun and de livers himself of his very best comicalities. But by some passing allusion to Roman Catholieismhebringi down upon his head the full force of the "old Tur ban's" elocution. Into the debate they pitch with "hearts of controversy." The " Turban" brandishes his favorite author, Blake, over the head of his pro testant antagonist. The latter tries the argumuentums ad Aossinem and insist. that "whenever sickness lays hold of the " Turbanic' system, his (the Turban's) frst thought. are about the old Methodist connexions of his youth and his best hope lies In the regularity and constancy with which he has paid his "quarter age ;"-that this has always been the ease and he leaves it to the "Turban's" candor to say whether it will not boe again in spite of his priests and purga tory." But before the old Turban can reply, a sud den commotion arises in another quarter of the room. One of the two patient trout-fsahermen .has mounted the "representative of the Germanic Confederation" for a ride. The "Prince of Hanover" hicks up and over they roll, the "Prince" on top. The movement is infectious. All, hut a dry party of inveterate whist players, stumble across to the rolling couple, and, with the cry of " ground and lofty tumbling by the whole company," at It they go. Then comes on the~ struggle to be uppermost. Sometimes the party laysi three deep. Then, by a convulsive effort of the bot t om man, the pile tumbles over Into a prostrate pla toon. Up again they scramble with various success. Now the Editor happens to be the top man, and the lattest-squeezed grunt imsginable sounds from be low, reminding one forcibly of a mashed potatoe. Whereupon one of the card-players remarks to his vi-a-via, " They'll get hurt yet, some of 'em, before they stop." Bat the surmise is not verified. Still they roll and laugh, and jest, and stop a while to get breath-then come again with some new style of ma nuvre. One more bottle of sherry is broached, and another round of demonstrative fun is commenced. But the candlemow burns low in itssocket-the mouth of a chunk bottle-and the hour of 3 in the morning is at hand. The Turban turns in for sleep. The "Rda..asM Nrodsital=w . Thn aa the B|itor. Next drops theariges of--Ranoer and-the 3mor slender of the twojatient &ermen. they all be gin to woose. Ai, astly, the card player betake themselves toer pallets.. Down comes the eurtain. When it arose again, a bright morning am was beam ing around and-above.ub. ..ddendum.-Lest it may l.4.suppodedfm the above that . U0ir Aee". eeuped O f Ao.oro oar had.," we will add that a great variety of Js.g talsetll Ing, song-singing'and philosophiuing eane of on the occasion, of all which there is no need here to make mention. OOE UN10ATION-8, For the Advertiser. Wouldst have thy path then strewed with foers1 Flowers of love, and hope and joy I Radiant, bright from Eden-b6wers . That not one earth-blight should destroy 1 Wouldst have them hornleus In their bautyr,. Fragrant ii the Zephyr wind, Making earth's sweetlove a duty, As o'er thee they intertwined I Wouldst view the bright side of the picture, Dreaming never of the shade That's-mingling over on each feature, Beauties born alone to fade I Wouldst cull each rose In its bright blooming, Heedless of the ruin made, Nor sigh to see the sudden glooming, When from thy ruthless grasp 'twould fide? Thou knowA't, dear friend,such bliss was never, Meant for earth's frail s0e8 of celY; Thou knows't such rapture now and ewer Would rend weak hearts quite, quite away; And yet thouknows'ttheflowers we'd wreathothee Were it in flate the power to give, To gild thy way and ne'er bereae thee Of one bright bud, they aU would live, And sweet and glowing, pure and thornless, Should earth's roses be for thee, A Paradise so bright and fadeless We would make this earth for thee! Yet since none e'er dreamed f seeking, Eden's flowers unfading here, We would bid tbee,-place thy treasqrp In Heaven alone, our home so dear!i DAISY. For the Advertiser. TIE PAyZTRTIM E . Mn. En o:-I am-told -that it may be dui te othersto state, in eiplanaton of my article in yom last number, that in the battle of the 20th Augut referred to, I also, was in a measure, disabled b a wound in the shoulder, and-tht on the venin of the 12thof September, as well as I remember learning from the ofcer who had reconnoitered the position of the enemy, anf who was supposel to know the point of attack for our BegiMnt that-it would be Impossibe ormneto -lead our com panyeither on foot or horseback, I delivered the command to William B. Blocker,' lst ergeant who exercised It most gallantly, until he and so' eral others were slain at the Garita de Belinier the 18th. I remained with the reserve at Miscoac, when by permission of Gen. Harney, commanding, I or ganized a company of wounded South Carolinians wrho, In case of disaster in front, and If the emere gency demanded It, were equipped .and prepare. to defend any position assigned us, which required no marching nor climbing. When I leard thai Blocker was no more, after the battle, I re'ached mycompany on horseback, during the 14th, and founf Sergeant LaFayette B. Wever,-.In the com. Inand, which he had promptly assumed on Block er's death, and held on the field from the'l8th. It was not my purpose to claim that I had at tended to all the active duties of command lmme diately after I was shot, but simply to present'thi fact, that I was mainly the responsible head o: the company, and generally the source througl which orders were communicated toit. Whilst I- was crippled er unwell for a time, Ser geant Wever had a control, which he wieldet with the judgment and hearing ,of a perfect sol dier, as he ever proved himself to be. . Indeed, every non-commissioned, as well as corn missioned offier of the Company beh'aved him self up to the highest point of his .duty, and:] deemed that their services ha i been fally testifed to by myself and by many others, who have beer proud to do them justice. . There were Sorgeants Richard S. Key, wounded In battle, and Wever and Eldred Simkins, and oth er non-commissioned offcers of the company Lewellen Goode and Cogburn-whose conduct nd courage deserve the highest meed of praise-were equal to any trial or danger, and are now forevel embalmed In the afietions of their people; and whose nemes in the history of the immortal " Three Ilundred," shall stand written as bright as the bravest who suffered or fell. In my last commnnleatlon It was not my am either to praise or censure any one, but to extri cto myself from a faisa position in which] thought I was placed tby the injudicious and bast) remarks of others. It would be my pride, if timi and occasion served me, since the passions of mer have subsided, to weave chaplets for all the 91 Boys, who either struggled or bled with me in a noble efforL to vindicate the honor of our State and the invincible prowess of our country's arms, JOSEPH ABNEY, 2nd Lieut. late Company "D. For the Advertiser. 200R JACK BOGUS! Mr DEAR COLONEL :--I have been musing long weeks on the sad Information you communicated to me when last we met relative to my poor friend Jca Boors. It cannot surely be true that he hs lest entirely those giant faculties of mind by which hae teen him enchain the attention of listening thousands. Have the bright flashes of that in comparable droquence gone out forever 1I Have those lofty tones that were wont to thrill thebearts of men been hushed in everlasting silence ' Has the noble form that ravished the eyes of 'eauty bright, been blighted, withered and wasteud away1I And oh God ! has all this been done by the enti cing bowl1 BIuler of Heaven!i Sovereign of the skies, remove from earth this curse of the human race. Oh Father, vindicate thy power, thy good ness and thy mercies, by banishing from earth this helish blight of thy noble creatures and of the fairest workmanship of thy hand. Oh Cor.. hotr I loved that dear, deir young man! He was so honorable, so confiding, so true, so gen tIe, so brave--so wise, so modest,-and in his man ly form eclipsing in beauty, the highest type that the imagination could paint. But I can no more, my dear friend, my heart, my strength, my spirit' fal. Good bye-Good bye. .JOSEPH SYMPATHiZER. "OVE WAS THE CAZE OF KY OVERTHROW." TEE " Dnvm" insists upon a place for the sub Joined love-letter, found and .preeented to him the other day by a particular and confidential friend: Ansul LaaK,-2)eer Bur: After ml beste lnv to ou itake mi Penn in han to enform you that i arwel and whopothes fu lines may finde yew the same. I haint enny thing ov enny empore tancee ondly I wood be treemengeus glad to See yu. oho, ml deer Abnur, I luve yew beter then eny boddieeversaw in milife. i wode fersake al mi relashuns an ml muther tow, and feller yue. I thot yew was the Purtyesit boy at the meatin hens a sundy. The rose air rede, the vilet bin, auger swete an see ar yew. I Fel in lur withe yew the fust time ilevur ceed e. uika -n ternasbun swats ? kndenoti 4 hop it. i wood lktev no wm-i m to sea mee-da mi hony-luvmlhunny-suckee2, =i turckel durv, a1 Abaur, let me no what thoresos air that yew do " -t6- sea mees. I har- almos thot that yew hav moo, but I do flope yew haint, for i sd ner dune any thing to yew an i deO Or. Abirilarkrteritto mee, -a sune as reseve thisrlter Abner lark bi Sariind' riter to mee. Abnur lar I y Bell, romemburwel an e ijq nde a find Ahard to fine., [The of this epls pWrfDe I forms us, was enclosed in an envelope (homerii ufgtnre) of pink tissue paperitwo inhes suilai -firnly secured with two large crooked pins an a smart chanceof 8rpestine.-[B.. Abv.] ROM OUR OWN IROUDI. *MR.Boo: Itasalwaysaenmedtomethatthe - present was one of thelevellestmonth ithewhole cycle of the year. Nothing in al naturecoqid' be more elysaa than the first to orlresweets of " blue-eyed'yune." It stand' f e jocund Spring and the glowing Summer, uniting in itself the softest and sweetest features of those two sessons. The sky-thatever-present dome of dimenions unsearchabe-so'.gemmed ith AMrry splendor at night, and-so softenmd with its aure hue"by 'day, induces a contemplstion of th..s hia and the beauIful, ,leading the mind upward and stil upward to ;the -gatesof Heaven! The forests with their vesmetsatf livingree3" the pensive soul to-tholrshaded aisles, :w birds have a "esrct sweeter than-bo Eden," and wherethe wid lowers the dancing Zephyr5, The filds ofg 'the rustling qorn, and th oeoiantuz1 green, satisfy the e.ith a prospiect ofpm - and fill the easat igrat*de- hihodu Such are thegensiale1aracterIst1,df the p s ent mouth. Andnow at this dday, the k are as softly blue; and mothIer arth isas - pletely elad in' verdure. as hi ier "tnme 'oi Is the sog of bh~slesme M rdtheo - era, both native and exotic, apji i i less quisitely painted and perftmedth'althe d - of-yore." But t ias been -iiOM At the-date of thi witg enough to. utesiadn hut a s2If~to~ cotton, judging rom esent Wever "know maturity." But bilf a ero I a mind doubleprices. The statistice of 1h'country Aow that a liht of oottoa bings asmich money as a heavy one. ~Wbeatin this Distriti excellent; although barvest LIStwo orthreweeks later than usual, yet.thereisnot aspeckof "rust" tobe'seen. Indeed, suchasepof wheat-ass. now ready for the scythe, 1 uivergbeen seen In this sectionof.country; uch is aWsrton the most-experience nnereftimes for the Contractors on'the Railroad.' -Inust he allowed, just botf relate acouple of anecdotes. I -will tak noddnIa1. Bs ?eiw sosd without any furthei citon. It tinftequaintly happens that a Duhiaen a iowis'inferior to tat of 'the - literary dW, aere arie r the lovers of sour cronv sometimes wbral cofstrdictionesqually trying t~sides - and to vest buon's.' I once heard a pretty good Ithing of this sort fall from the lips oTailitles Dutchma name~d Conrad Zinc. Bncountering his Ismiling phlz the other day a-aBattalion Muster, the Incident -was brought vividly to mind. It seenms that on the occasion referred to, Zinc was expecting to get a 'horse' from Capit Harris'for the purpose of riding out into'this country. (Con rad Zinecwas "pyerfectly in -Town' thei.) Bus ~mlth, the ubiquitous Sinith, jot- in before- our friend Oonrad, and borrowed the 'horad.-'As thA ehyledrNder- passied athe pfais,!hwbilhbalta Idozeri or more of us were seatedr. Zin sanrgpaut to him Iuhards like the following. " Schnldh oh, Schmidt, I15sh wish dat horsh would tro' foia I flt on do ground 'fore you coise * biliteifes diash place."-JWhilst at Pickena, last Spring; met with- an-esteemed :friend whoso collaqull powers are unsuipassed, -and who by-the-by is a native of Edgefleld7 Wllage.. Among other go ones,he related the following anecdote, whlich! I venture to retal on account of itsasociation with old Edgefleld: There was once ac'andidate fors Legislature in your District, who adrocated AQU riansDUf 'At a certain gathering of the Diedora cy, a shrewed old farmer took him up "short ofi;" and expostulated wlth~him upon the absurdity bf his principles. " Don't you know, Sir," said the ihrmer, " that it would be 'in vain to makte an equal distribution of -property amongst all' the citizens 'I Mter the lapseof a few 'years, people would occiupy, relatively, about the same position, ' -in~ which we now find them; and I would like to know what you would 'recommend. thehi" 'To Ithis, quoth the candidate, whio was never elected. " D-ad, iff[did'at Aepe another diviide I" Fearful of making my last communication too lengthy, I omitted several Items which may very properly be introduced into this letter. On my second visit to the great Tunnel, I was very polite ly shown through the Powder Mill by the gentle.' manly aluperintendant; The grave and stern as poet attributed by some to the emppy.. in estab lishmenta of this kind, Is, perhaps, not altogether imaginary. There is potent cause for this serious ness on the part of those who areengaged in man-" ufacturing gun powder. A wreck at sea, when th'e storm-king, in a voice of thunder, shouta'to the "hbarking wiaves," is awflul and terrific in the extreme; but, than this I ween, the explosion of a powdeir magazine would he still more horrible and appalling. Knowing that my shoes had Iron tacks in them, I felt rather apprehensive,. as I walked'across the floor all begrimed with kili-wed. 'And although I was extremely glid of an oppor tunity to Inspect the interior of a Powder Mil, yet I didn't feel the least inchied either to hop, to skip,or todance. Thers is amystery connect ed with the process of making powder, and the secret is well guarded by those who are interested. Such parts of the process, however, as are patent to the view, I proceed to give in assuccincta man ner as possible. First, the sulphur, charcoal and nitre (saltpetre) are pulverized In mortars by pes tIes shod with brass to prevent ignition. Next, the ponder materials pass though coarse selves, and are then ready for granulation. This part of the operation is pretty apt to excite a smile. About a bushel of the ,imaiaes. compound is put into a sack, and dragged, by machinery, " around and around" on a circular box made un ev~n by a great number of slats nailed at reguar Intervals upon the top of it.s After'being formed into grains, the substance ii question is thrown into a revolving cask to be glossed. The powder is then spread out on tables In the dry house, and is soon after fit for use. By the way, an enterpri sing gentleman in the vicinity of Pickens C. H., is putting up the second Powder Mili in this Dis trict. We are to have wheat, corn and powder here in abundance,-verily Pickens is becoming quite a grain-growing Disitit. It, will doubtless be gratifying to the friends of progress and Improvement to know that those. shafts on the Stump House Mountain will not be useless after the Railroad is completed. Proper ventilation in a Tunnel more than a mile long is certainly impoirtant; and those shafts will serve most admirably for that purpose. The prospectesaf the Blue Ridge Rail Road are becoming brightei' and brighter every day. Five per cent on the new subscription by individuals has already been paid n; and the Co.~immlr Generaliasmade