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* LANDILUM A A100ltE, in th- prative o
L1 iw and El1'ity, having been dia.nolvel by "autua!
e ns.mat. I have as minte my L.rother W. M.
LANDIUM with me in tle practier, byV the naml
ani style of LANDR UM & ItioTillL.
G. W. LAN DRU RM.
TOMPK.NS & BACON,
Atoreys at Law & S01, in Equity,
EDGEFIELD C. It., S. C.
1. W. Tomarrass. Jous E. Brcos.
.linte 4 .- tf 22
1- ..P A R K ES -- :,
UPPFR ROOMS OF Mllt. 0. D. TIL LMAN
Edg eld, S. C., March 19. tf 11
T ilE Undcrsignei -ill da' all votrk in the lint
jof DENTRISTY thsat u-.y -v e:,trated t,
him. Hie will take pleasure i1j waiting on thew
- Lt their residences. ir they will notif: him tirut:;
he Riahardson. Post Ollie-or if desired at hi
------ idnan:m oae mile anl a half from Red
denice it tiey W mI ma uaUa, ---- -- .
Edigefield C. 11. H1e will be at the Village S:ah
days and Court weeks.
Oct. 3, ly :9
pB We havo been authorized by the friends of
Capt. IENRY L. UALLMAN. to annoince him
a Candidae for Sheriff of Edge~leld District at
the ensuing election.
Aug. S, If 3
gg The Friends of Capt. JOHN ELA ND
nomianate him a Candidate for SIIERIFF at the
C'7 The Friends of WILLIAM SIRES re
.epectfully announce him a Caandida': for SlER
IFF of Edgefield District :Lt the ensuing election.
JLan. 18 2
;g- The Friends of Mr. F. V. COOPER noumi
nate him a Candidate for SIIRIFF at the ncxt
Jan. 18 2
g The mnany Frienls of Mr. J AM ES EILISON
noominat-t him a Candidate fo.r re-election to the
SIH ElRIFFA LTY of Edgefield District, at the next
3. E. MUNGER,
Successor to E, Tweedy,
.Augusta, G a.,
H AS no i n Store a large Stock of FINE GOLD
Of celebrated makers. Also, ai Iich variety of
Sets of CORAL, CAMEO AND LAVA in
Erruseaz. ad tine Gald.
DIAMONDS, RUIY and GARNET in Pius,
Rintg andl Ornaamcnts.
A great vairiety of GOLD FINGER RINGS,
]iRl-A~rlPINd, EAR RINGS. Watch KEYS,
CIIAgtMS. Necc, Vest and Feb CHAINS:
U. 3. Minrt Standard -if Solid Silver SP'OONS
andI FilngS. famnry Sers:
FANCY GO:aJDS in great variety suitable for
Fine Silver Plated CASTORS, CAKE DASKETS,
CAND l E STiIGK~S. Doumble lated SPOONS and
FORtKS, lUTTER :KNIVES. &c.
Cheap Poicket KNIV ES for Boys, and a large as
5artmeaLnt of IINE P'EN and P'OCK ET CUTLERY
whi:a--h ea r.'aat beounadersald; also DIRK and20JWIE
(i-at'.:. Re-n:ntington and Ailen's REPEATERS,
Single. 1arr:1 Pi'STJLS:
BELT3. GAEPS, &c.,in fine variety.
My: assortmaent is -onlphtt in Go!-t. Silver rand
Stee-f Frn :nes. Andl I c.-n -uit :aay righat and pr.
inng~ good vi~iotn to -A I a-c.
I hta-;e agreater r:,r ity .and a larger number
than the whvdmala ra-et can sha, :an:l at prices
tra:na$ S.,0 t., SuoJ ea.h, tarrtatat:d perfe:t, time.
LA.1PS ANIS iG ROSENE'OJL,
CLOCTKS, WATCIlH End ML'SICAL BONES
faitiflly repaire-t at hbe lowest r:ites and war
Antnsta, Nav .ln tf 47
.- LLS of a g:.d anality of COMMON
2 Wlt N1:L. no1w i . e.:llar, andI will be .sold
at l-.w figur.; for f'ai:.
S. E. O W E RS, A'ar.
ifamhan r, -. :3 a1r 39.
N T ( CE--My :aae't'::t- hze hanU placed in
jthte hands of Mr. 10 W. Addliston, Esq., for
collection,-those having demands against me wIll
prsnt them to him. A. J. ]3ULKELY.
.natSI10 tif 39
Edgefield Female College
r TIIS Institution will open on MONDAY, the
. 17th of September, in the New Building.
Anple accommodations, in respect to room, are
iow provided, and it is hoped soon to afford every
'aeility for education, which can be obtained else
It is with regret that the Proprietor has to re.
>eat the ann-iuncement made in the Catalogue,
hat he cannot take boarders this Fall. Ho has
nade every effort to do so. hut sickness and want
>f nearns have comtpelled him to abandon the idea
'or the present. It is his purpose, however, to
nake such provision as soon as possible. Until
l0 CAN do so, it is earnestly hoped that an appre
iative community will continue to be kind enough
o board those who may desire it.
JOUN It. GWALTNEY, M. A.,
inca.-iit and Mndern Lnaynagen, Eng!li' Lan
gutaye (tuft Conilpotition.
RaEv. T.. R O^'ALT.rT', -1.
ynul jan oraj &vience, lfiertury and English
ROBERT J. GWALTNEY,
.1iathentien and Natural Science.
Miss LUCY GWALTNEY,
PROF. JAMES T. BACON,
For Ternis or other information, see Catalogue,
ybich will be furni:hed upon applientioil.
JOIN R. UWALTNEY.
Sept. 5, 1860. tr 35.
MRS. M. TWEEDY.
IRS. 11. TWEEDY, Augusta 0a., has
returned from New York. and is now open
in an ENTIHEILY NEW AND FULL ASSORT
%1ElNT of the latest styles of
MILLINERY AND FANCY GOODS,
Consisting in part of the
Finest styles of BONNETS, DRESS CAPS,
READ D ttSEi und FURS;
Children and Mi:.ses RATS and TURUANS4
CRi UEL of every sh:ile and finest quality
Zeuhyr H00DS, 1G1OLETS and NUBIES;
Latest styles of CLOAKS, ARABS and others:
Misses Faney CLOAKS. and COVERS;
Ilair BRA IDS, FRONTS, CURLS, CORSETTS
Ind a farievy of Dress Trimmings..j
Mr<. TWEEDY invites ladies visiting Augusta
1:;11 at NI: 1.2, B3road st.. corner of Monument
;.. and see her styles before purchasing.
A.:uisti. O:-t 16, 2m -11.
HAT S V
JOHN WOOLLEY & CO.,
Graniteville, S. C.,
A rE m.annficturing HATS OF EVERY STYLE
AND VARIETY at prices suilted to the hard
Southern Merchann.-- '
., s i5st U)Uistal*.),
DAVID D. MORRIS.
Graniteville, Oct. 16 1O 6m11 -41.
f1A ill i t. IEI S1111s', A61 a,
HATS, CAPS, UMBRELLAS,
Wholesale and Retail!
Geo. W. Ferry,
MASONIC HALL BUILDING,
244 Broad Street, Augusta, G.a.,
[I.\S received a large uted e:arefully selectedl
Stock of Gencts Nohaleskin, Cats.'mhere, Anieri
:an ud F'rench Felt HA TS.
Cloth, Plush. Silk Velvet. Glazedl and Seamless
JAPS. new .-ndi e!Legani. pant ernis;
Yuth's ;nad Chsi:dren ii ATS and CA PS, in
trent variety of bandsome styles.
Silk, Alpacca and G inghatus UMBR ELLAS:
Heavy Plantationr llA'TS for Negroes:
Fresh Goods received by every Steamer. Pricese
eetnp ns the eben pies'.
(all and tee.
Augusta. Ga., Sept. 19I, 1860it tf
lNITED STATES HOTEL,
BROAD STR EET,
IOSER & ROS:UMOND, Proprietors.
llSa large and long established hOTEL.
Ahaving been thuriughaly relit:ed and re-fur
iehed this summer, is now preanredl to satidfy all
he wants of~ the traveling commiiliuity, at the must
easntb~e terms. From~ its centl oition ini
ie healthiest part of th,- eity. the t.inited State.s
as alwtays enj..yed a large share of thme ,pulie
.:on::;ad the ,Proprietiry aret determmiied ta
.are neither pa1ins nor explens5e fully to surtain its
iienit repttiotn as a first class hotel.
Auust,Aug "0 :lm 33
P. & R. A. FLEMING,
Wariehli se Mn CI u I0m i ssio
W~ILL coantinue the~ WARtEHOfUSE and COM
YMISSION UUSINESS, at their old stand.
Caonisi-n f.i .r $ KhL ING, 25 e's. her liale.
*.T(ltAG( E, first Maonth,. 25" "
fp5Y Orders for BAGGING.. ROPE, &c., filled
it om~rke:. :,rice.
Your buiess respecctfullhy solicitedl.
;7i.f;- ljdy Free fo (,,uaio ireagons, both seiti"
.u 1 3m 3
[-g VIN(; hought: ant the Stoek on band of
AWITT & IUDSON, I will continue the
PRNT UR.E A N D) UNDEIRTAKiNG
it. the aold stanl b.etwe:en -lhnh Col'gan andu E.
u.ti, Agni.:t. and wiPi zt nn lea all who muyv
avr mec with their paitroniag.
TilE1 Undiersigneid hais taken ':~
- charge' if this IiOTELI, where ea
t!).1RDItS an;. -heir HiORSES?L
till be: well enred fo'r from thi.< date.
Sept 153 tf :37
Wooden Ware, &c.
A m. i.e rceiing a large assortment of T UBS,
tu- KI TS. Ultt0M1S, Murket and Ladies
a'ork iUAS'KETS, &c., which I un selling very
ow. S. E. J!OWERIS, Agent.
Unmurg. Oct 16l tf 40
IUT ~'received FlFTY BAGS superior Sporting
jjatT. :2l Nis. Also, on hand a supply of
nsoif POWDER, CAPS, &c.
S. E. BOWERS, Agt.1
iamlurg. OcL 16 Af 4
jct ftt +ldtt .
We find the following beautiful lines in severa
f our exchanges, attributed to Er. Wa. H. HOL
,oxar, "of Virginia." Dr. H. is not a resident o
Virginia, but Waterproof, La. le is one of th,
orresponding editors of the North Amterhiw
Ffowxophnatic Jomrntal, and one of the most ae
omplished physicians and writers in this country
Why, Jerry! whatmeans ill thissadnessand fear
Iere's your bitters, man! why do you cry?
Yho told you I'd sell you? the trader that's hero
By zounds. sir ! he told you a lie!
When I sell the gold ring from my de:d miother
Or the sword which my graulfather bore,
Nhen at Guliford his troopers made such a bob
I will sell you-jud not before!
hy, don't you remember my face as a boy's,
When often I sat on your knee,
Whilst you saug in your rugged, monotonous roice
Your foolish old ballads to me ?
wept at your sad ones, anti laughed at your gay
And made you repeat them all o'er;
th! when I forget my life's happiest day,
I will sell you-and not before !
on made me the boat which I launched on th,
And my traps for the birds in the snow;
tou led my bay pony, anl taught me to ride,
Anl halt' the goed things which I know;
ifou wept like a child when they sent me toschool
To be absent for six months or more;
hen you are it villian, or I am a fool,
I will sell yuu-und not before!
: poverty's cup I anm sentencel to drain,
I will part with you-last of theu all;
bour kindiess, Old Jerry! would double my pain
And your sorrows embitter my fall.
f fate or misfortune should cause us to part;
There's a God will unite us (onc more;
o drink iny good iealth aud cousole your olh
And love me and serve, as before.
here There's a Will, There's a Way
DY -JOHNY C. SAXE.
AT V:SiAut ViAN, ACT FACIAM.
It was a noble oinn
In Rone's iiperi daay. -
Who heard a cowar.i er"iker,
Before the hattle, say :
" They're safe in such a fortress
There is no way to sh:iko it--"
" On ! an !" exclaimdol the horo,
" l':t. 1isI. A WAY, Ot MAKF IT!"
Is Fatue your asloiration ?
I1er path is steel and high ;
In vain he seeks the tou'!e,
Content to ga7e and .sigh;
,, ua ,eess tme rnrit or knowledge,
In HIelicon may Olake it,
If he h:s still the linman will
-j'o :i' .t w.Y, o :iMA: IT!
Are Riches worth tLe :getting ?
They must be bravely sau;ht;
With ooishinw andl fren*ing-.
The l,,,on canoift be bought;
To all the' pizie is open',
Biut onaly he can tat:e it,
Who, say.s, with Itutn enurtl:ige.
In Ljve's imptlli,~onedL welfare,
The tale has ever been
That victory crownus the valiant
Th~e baravo are they whto win;
Though 'strong is I13eautty's eatstle,
A lover ,.till muay take it,
Who say. with Itman during,
'I' .1I 9a WA Y, Ont xAK . rr !
From the New York Ledger.
I DL E I1.AND)S .
DY r. s. .WIlt'..
Mr. Thornto~n cameC home at his u-*ua! mid
av Loutr, and as he went by the panrlor door1
2'saw his daughter', a yountlg ladyl of tin eti.een
ou~ging oni the sofa with a book in hei
muds. T1he whirr of' his wife's sewig ma
hine struck on his ears at the same moment
Without pauisinlg at thle patrlor, he kept to thi
oom from whlich cameI the sound of industry
Mrs. Thornton did nIot ubserve the enatranvi
,l her htusband. She was beniding close dlowz
ver her work, and thte noise of her matchimi
as louder than his f'ootsteps on the floor
\Ir. Thornton stood looking at her for somi
moments without speaking.
"Oh dear!'' exclaimed the tired woman
ettig her foot rest on treadle, and straighten
ig her'tself u~p, " this pain ini my side is al
mlost bond erndurance."
"hen why doyousit, killing yourself, there?'
aidti Mr'. 'Thormon.
Mr. T1hornton's aspiect was unullstldiy) sober
Whats tile matter ? Wh~y do yon lool
o seiotS?" askedl his wife.
" eause I feel serijouis,' he antswered.
" Hans any thing gone wrong ?" Mrs. Thorn
ton's COunitenlance grew slightly t roub'
hings had gone wrtong in her husba~nd':
business mforeC thanl onCe, and she had learnet
o dread the occurrence of disaster.
" Things atre wrzonlg all tile time," was re
plied, in some impatienCe of manner.
" in yourt business ?" Mrs. T'hornton spok<
"No; nlothinlg specially out of the way
here ;hut its all wrong att home."
" I don't undlierstand y'ou, Harvey. Wha
.s wrong at hiome, 'pray ?"
" Wrong for you to sit, in pa~in1 anfd ex
mnustio:, over that sewing macheiine, while at
Ie aughter lounges oiver at novel in the par
or. TIhat's wha~t I wished to say."
" It isn't Ellie's fault. She often asks t<
el me. But I can't see the child put dlowt
LO household drtudgery. Jier lime will oomt
soo1 enotgh. Let her have a little case ant
ombfot while she may1).
SIf we said thmat of our sons," replied Mr
irhornton, " and actedi on the word, what eli
en men they would make f'or the world't
work I ow adtmirably f'urnished thley wouli
ye for life's trials and dutties !"
" You are wrong in this thing--all wrong,'
:on 1 tinued the husband. " Antd as to east
ii cmtfort, as you say, if I-Eilie is a right'
indd girl, she will have mobre trueC enjoy'
nuclt in the consciousness that she is ligh tent
tg ter mother's bitrdcens, thlan it is p)osiihk
:o obtai f'rotm the fintest nove1 ever written
Exctementt of thte imiagitnationt is nio substi
;ute for that deep pence of' mind that ever ac
:ompanies and succeeds the right discharg4
fr Ail. 4ua h is a noor compliment se
Eflie's moral sense to suppose that sho
content to sit with idle hands, or to
them ill light frivolities, while her r
wornt down with toil beyond her s
Hester, it must not be I"
"And it shall not be !" said a qu
Mr. Thornton and his wire star
turned to the speaker, who had ent
room unobserved, and been a listene -
ly all the conversation we have-recor
"It shaull not be, father!" And E
and stood by Mr. Thornton. Her
crimson ; her eves flooded with tears
which light was flashing; her form
erectly; her manner resolute.
" It isn't all my fault," she said, at-.
her hand oin her father's arm. " I
mother a great many times, to let
Lov, buLt-'1 always puts me oft, ant
easier t- do a Ching herself than
another. Maybe I am a litt'e di
every one has to learn, you know.
didn't get her hand in fairly with tha.
machine for two or three weeks, ant
t-.in it wouldn't take mue any longer.
.nly teach me how to use it, I could
a great deal. And indeed, father,
Spoken in the right spirit, my d
said Mr. Thornton, approvingly.
should be usefully employed as wel
and in the very things most likely
quired of then wLen they become i
the responsible positions of wives and
Depend upon it, Ellie, an idle girlho
the way to a cheerful wonanhood. L..
do, now, the very things that will be
of you in after years, an-i then you
an acquired facility. Habit and E.
make easy what might come hr-3, a
as very burdensome."
" And you would have her abandor,
improveieint." said Mrs. Thornton.
up music, reading. society-"
"There are," replied Mr. Thornto
wife paused for another word, "som
or sixteen hours of' each day, in whi
or hauds should be rightly employed
let u4 see how Ellie is spending th
and ever-recurring periods of time.
moy daughter, sit down. We have
jectf'airly before us. It is one of a
importance to you, aud should be
sidered. How is it in regard to the
ment of your time. Take yester.
instance. The records of a day N
us to get towards the result after v
are now searching."
Effie sat down, and Mr. Thorntor
chair in front of his wife and daughtt
"'Take yesterday, for instance,"
father. " How was it spent? Yo,
seven, I think ?"
" Yes, sir; 1 came down just as ,1.
fast bell way rung," replied Eillie.
"And your mother was up at half
I know, and complained of feeling
that she could hardly dress herself.
al) this, she was at. work until breakf
Now, if you had rizen at six, ad she
mother's .work until seven, you wo
taken an hour from her days's burt
certainly lost nothing from your mi
" At whtat time did yon go out ?"
" A little after twelve o'clock."
" An hour was sipent in dressing?"
" Yes, sir."
" Where did you go V"
"I called lor i'elen Boyd, and we took a
walk down Broadway."
" And came home'just in tine for dinner?
I think I met you at the dor.'
" Ilow was it after dinner?'
"I slept from three until five, and tten took
a bath andI dressedl myaself. Frotm six~ until
tea time, I sat ait the parlor window."
" And aft'er te'a ?"
" itead the Cavalier utntil I went to bed."
" A t what hotur ?"
e " Eleven o'clock."
" Now we can mtake p the account," said
Mr. Thl ;rttotn. " You ruse at seven and re
tired at aeleven. Sixteen - hones. Atml f'ronm
your ow-n iacount of the dlay, but a sinigle hour
was spent in aniythiung use'ul--that was the
hour at your piano. Now, your mnother was
up at halfIpast five. anud went to bed, from
sheer inabilitw to. sit, tat her' work any longer.
at halfpast nine. Si~xteen, hours for her, al-st.
Hlow mutch re~ad ing di-d yons do in that timeate
Anad Mr'. Thsor'nt looked at his wife.
" Read ing ? lIon't talk to e of' readhing
Peno time to r'ead !
M ri. 'FThornaton anasweredl a lit leI imnpa.
tietnt ly. The cotrast of her daughter's
Iidle hoaurs with her own life, ot exhausting toilr.
did not effect betr muind very pleasanttly.
"And ye:,'' said .\r. T1horntona, " vou were
always ibud of' reading, ad I caa 'an emember
whean no day went by without an hour or two
passed withi your books. Di I you lie down
Ialter dinnter '?'
" t' coturse ntot."
"~ Nor take aL lelasanut walk downu Br .ad
way ? Nor sit, at the par~Llor wintdow with
Eflie ? Ilow about that ?"
There was no re.ply.'
"Now, the ease is a very plain oane," coat
tinued Mr. Thortnton. "Ini fiet, aothing could
be plainer. You spetnd f'rotm fourteen to six
teen hours every' (lay in hard work, while
Ellie, takitng yesterday us a samtple, speeds
absout the same time in what is little better
than, idlenews. Suppose a newY ai djustmnent
were to taike place, anad Efhie were to be use
fll)' emtiployed ina hlin aig yout for eighat htours
of' eac.h day, she woubsl stilt hav'e (ight hours
left for self-imiprov'eanent and rec'reationa, anrd
you, reliev'e ' from youar ptresenat over'tzaske.d
conditio" ...ight get bac'.k a port ion of' the
' .. .and spirits of' which these too heavy
nousehtold duties have robbed you."
"Father' !" said Eflie, speaking tharough
tears that~t wete fallinag over her face, " I
ntever saw tings ini thais light. Wh'ly haven't
you tulked to me before ? IUve often felt as
if i'd lake to help another. B3ut she nevem
gives me anythinag to do; and if' I olf'er to hl1
her, she says. 'Yout can't do it,' or 'I'd rather
do it myself.' Indeed, it isn't all moy fault I"
" It may not have lieen in thec past, Ellis.,"
replied Mr. Thornton- " But it certainly will
be in the future, unless there is a ntew air
raangeanent of thinags. It is a false social sen
timencit that lets daughters become idlers,
while mothers, fafhers and soans take uap the
daily burdent of' work, atnd hear it through all
the busy haours."
Mrs. Thoarnton didi not comea gracefully into
the new. order' of things pr'oposeda by h..r hus
band and accepted by Etlie. False pbide in
her daughter, a hat f'utture lady ideal, anda an
inclinationa to do hterself', rather than take the
trouable to teach atnother', weare all so anay
imnpedlimnents. Buat Eilie anad heri father were
both in earnest, and it was not long betfere the
overtaesked tmother's weary' face began to lose
its look of wearintess, and hter langunid f'ra'ace
to comne up to an crecter beaninag. She could
faind tme ihr the obul le~.arsr in books, now
and thten, fur a hr-althly walk in the street, and
a call ona some vahaed'rienad.
An a Eflie the v-o'rge for this chu'tnpae ?
S elf dlis.ppeared in a Few wveeks;
warmver into her cheieks ; her
. ig tes Shte was a-ine,
cautiful, for a inird cheerfully
Juty was moulding every linen
ouitenanic into a ILew exl)res
prov-ment stop ? 0, no ! Fron
n. were given to close pracnce
very day. Her mind, becoming
tone, instead of enervated by
ie a batter order of reading than
ulged beforc, andl she was grow
a thoughtful, cultivated, inteli
hood. She also found time, amid
uties, for an hour twice a week
-:.an teacher, .md sie began, also,
a natural taste for drawing. Now
- employing her hours user Ily, it
iderful how much timtle she fumi'
.sal for useful work.
erful and companiomnble she grew!
t seci like the Effie Thornton of a
i before. In fact, the sphere of the
lehold was changed. As an idler,
.een a burden to all the rest, and
of that burden had been sufficient
through weariness, the spirits of
- -*-iow that she was standing up, self
and not only self-sustained, but a
he burdens of each, all hearts came
ighter measure, beating rytmiical
is Father's Advice to his Son.
a genuine huzmor in the idea that
-as man finds in the most natural
, even of pariing advice to) his son,
guage of the card table, and the
which the terims of the game of
are there fitted to the gamte of life
you are about leaving home for
rts. You're going to throw me out
Ie, and go it alone. The odds is
u, Bob, but remember alvays that
nd perseverance are the winning
y are the 'bowers.' Book larning
tat sort of thing will do to fill up
small trmnnps. but you must have
-s to back 'em, else they nin't worth
If luck runs agin you pretty strong,
in aid look like a sick chicken on
y, but hold your head lip and make
e you're flush of trumps ; they won't
rd agin you.
ved and traveled around some, Bob,
'und out that as soon as folks thought
Ut a reak hand, they'd back agin
- . So, when you're sorter weak,
bold front, but play catiiously, be
th a p'nt. Maiy's the hand Ive
dcause they phuyedl fur too much.
eyes we lskiled, Bob; don' leL I
you; recollect thle gamie latys as
the head as with the hands. Be
never getdruLnk, for then no imat
-A your hand, you *on't know how
,both bowers and the ace wont
br there's sartin to be a 'miss deal'
ing wrong. And another thing,
waisp-_iken in a low tone,) douiit
h on the women ; queens is kinder
S?a mm.a an hav o(f thei the
you, and you'lil be sure to wmll. anzd It vrnl
on't, it sarves you right to get 'skuniked'1 ''
F.xv Fen's " Aw"s' %lHiANI.-A
hdy having reiitrk'!d that awe is the zmoust
eious feelinig a wife canl hold towivard her
usiand, Faiy Fiern hius comments:
Awe of' a man whose whiikers yon have
-ied, whose hair you have ct, whose
a -vat you i1h; tied, whose hirt you have
it into) the wash, whose boots tad sho'es you.
vei kicked into the clo'set, whios dressingz
>wn yout hav~e wor'n while combi~ ing yor
air, wizo has b~een downt in the kiteheni with
mz at elevezi o'clock at nzight to hunt inr a
hicken bonze, who hats houiked your dre~ses,
duhcd your' boots, and tied your b-mnet;
hie has stood before your lookinug-glass with
tiimn anad finger on proboscis, scratching his
in ; whomn vou have seeni usleep, wi his
iiithi wide openz; ridiculous!
Tit zz s Cisr 0 rzmi0 or CiH.uruR.-The
tuest criterion, -u a nizn's chairacter~ an.i1 con
wet. i, invz~ariablyV, ,oa bi oud ini thez opinirn
fhis nearest rela;tionie. w'hoz, having ihlyk andl
!wrv opp-artoiiie of Iriming a inal~iinent
fhiim,, will not thil in doina' *-,. It is a for
igher testimionly in his faivo r, fir himato za -
:zre ther esteemii and lave of a .:iolvhu,
thinz te ~ prvt o' hzis ow i ihine,. 1,za ii z .
,a'-l inain of hnua-!raeal in his4 imm~i..di no
1JE-.i g i a hoo . om' t lart- of ti-i aizi~5 tha tui
.-.'13 ei~t dittit a .lisi ta e'. I, t;n i'i-t I
dose anid Iimiparriinl 5elf 5~rtinty--iao ('t iou
omes so itourz thme truth. as ihri a nmii' toa a.k
mi~elf-" What is thoughl:t of' ine lhv ithe fini
hr circle of myv own fire~ side ?"-Wonidl tiiat
i remembered thiis !
Take especial andi seasonaliuble care, if oni
ire a mani, that your childre~n shall not have
fool for a mother, anal, if yonr are a womain,
at they shall not have an ass for a father.
If your friends and associates cannzot be
amused except by the'tricks of a monkey,
on had better buy them one than muake onze
A man who was put ol1 the cars of' a Ms
ichtusetts railroaid sovera! tmonuths aigo. byx t he
oductor, althningh lie olfered to paiy his hire,
ii the groiiud that lie had adlkumpkd to lii z~h
a the distance of a ticket which he: had
rthy used oni a preceed(ing train.i recailly re-'
overed $2,2t0; as exemzplary damnagesi for thme
'bitrary acet of. the railroad ulieial.
Two children--one white anzd the other
aci.klivinzg in P'ensacola, Florida, wvzhle
n l~yig together, echeblput at puiece of yellow
'esaamizne vinle. in their monithzs. whichi re
uted in the death ot the black child, and the
m tii"us~i illness of the white one.
Ovsras.-In Godley's fur Nouvembecr, we~
md the t'illowinig in regard to oysiers, which
ye comenid to our dyspieptic trienids.
"It is not generally known that. the oyster
a species ot food namiinitg the most pre-.
ou': alimzezntar~y quial ities. Thr-ongh gioalitzy
euliar to itself, it. favors the inztestinial aind
ratric absorpitzion ;iiixinig easily with other
o and assimilating with the .imeen of the
oihi, it aidls anad ihvurs the ige'stire fune
ions. Thez re is no alimentary sublstnce--nt
~een exceptinig bread, which dloes niot pirod nec
d zrigestioin undier certain given et re iimt anieis
u~it rstrs never~. This is a hum:ie:; daI: to
hem. Trhey may lie entenu toa-da, t-um
revr, ini prof nin inidigesi in no t to he
~eared, aiid wet may b. e certaini thait nio dlue!or
Vu' ever callkd in through their flatih. W e
,n not speak uf cooked oyst ers, which are
uten mnade highly inudige-stible, but of~ the
yster per se.
A GitiAer SP'Eerz..elo.-ile New Orleans
uita of 'Thursday week says thal one braker
- tha city an 'h t on the'dumy previons- 10,
A: nm:v . ..-Senator-J. Fost er Marshall.
e,..i'x,,eItics-W U. Davis, J. N. Cochran, th
i.'MceGowanl W. J. Loma1:x, 11. II. biarper. th
A , :r.:4o.- tepresentatires-.C. S. Matti- R
.oI, W. A. RLayne, -John V. Moore, B. F. dr
A.. SArITs.-Senator-Peter Vaught. re
BARNwF1L.-RepresentiatiCes-J. J. Ryan, pr
Stephens, Whetstone, Aldrich. of
Um.:sra.-&nator-S. McAliley. Repre- ti(
tetatives-Col. J. S. Wil.on. W. T. Gilmore, M
Dol. C. B. Jones. el'
CIaUS-T Cuttc4c.-Senator-T. M. Wagner. of
epreselfatire-M. W. Venning.
Cii iEs-r ! suri w.--Representativcs-A. Mac- St
ran,11 WV. L. T'. Prince. th
Co~re-os-&atr-N.Heyward. Rep- of
resentatires-W. 11. O'Bryan, Carlos Tracy co
R. L.. Sheridan. Ip
Representatices-T. P. Lide, Blackwell, Tim- siz
E D EFI Lp.-Rtepresent ilit'es--AqesSrs.JLen- dc
nings, Butler, Lamar, Mobley, Gary, Quattle- of
FAInRF1LD.-,&nator-E. G. Palmer. Rep- fa
resentwaires-R. B. Boylston, T. W. Wood- oij
ward, J. B. McCants.
Gus~svr~ts.-&naor-ol.T. E. Ware. al
Repcsentatirew-Cul. 1). luke, Dr. J. P. Hill
house, Dr. J. M. Sullivan, John W. Siokes. tli
HoIaat.-&nador-F. J. Session. R,:prc- b<
eentatice-C. R. Sarvis. se
KEasuAw.-&natlor-A. II. Boykin. Rep- tc
resentalizes-W. M. Shannah, J. M. DeSaus- of
LA CAST.-Senator-Io!. Dixon Barnes. .4
Repe.sentatires-W. Black, J. Williams. p)
LAun Ess.-Senator-W. D. Simpson. Rep- E
reeen/atiles-H. N. Carter, S. J. Crd.ig, George G
Anderson, J. H. Ware. F1
LExicGTo.-&na1o-J. C. Hope. Repre- rc
entutices-J. H. Counts, Col. Clark. T
IAR LDoaoUflu.n.-Reresentalwa---. J. bt
Cook, J. W. Ilenagan. to
. ilAON.-&natr-Dr. W. R. Johnson. S1
Repree/idatires-R. G. HowARn, W. S. Mul- AF,
lins, D. W. Beathea.
Newani.-Senator-A. C. Garlington. tb
Rejwesentatires-J. 11. Williams, James Lip4- ui
Domb, C. 11. Suber. -t.
Oimt.i( P;jus..-Senator-G. D. Keitt. S<
Representaires.-T. J. Glover, A. D. Frederick. in
PRusC G KoaGs WisNVAi.-R,).n'sentatie* in
-Richard Dozier, J. 11. Read, jr., P. C. J. in
PicKFs.-RepreseitatiLes-Z. C. Pulliam, or
J. C. Miller, Robert Maxwell, M. Hendricks. su
RICnLAn.-IRe/re.qeatives-E. F. Book. be
Ler. A. J. Green, J. G. Gibbes, J. P. Adams. A
SPA I-TAP! :na.-Ieprsentatives-O. E. Ed. P,
wards, 7. M. Foster, Jas. Farrow, J. Win-- te
imith, B. F. Bates. tm
ScTrn..-Represen~uttes-L. P. Fraser, in
Kennedy, J. S. Bradley. -S
ST. Osonces, DoRcHEsTER.-Representa
ie-T. J. Murray. ur
ST. JC-siN USansE.-RepresetatiC-R. -
r. Morrison. in
ST. Il K-I.-Represenht 13ie-S. Ellipt, Jr. tb
ST. M r-rnsws.-eresentaLi.e-leller.
S-r. A naw's.-Sensator-W. Izard Bull. pr
R1eresentatiCe-Joseph M. Mikell.
.Jos. John1soIn, j r., U.
uens, IWil. Whaley, -h
.!. 1'e, Richard Yemo
Mctlewni. I &pre.e at.ire-M. 1
:-STa e-R . orsn
S r. Tw' ts asNi S'r. Imis.-Represau- i
tire-B. Ji. Johsomn. Li
Usms...-..Sewr/br--Robelrt Beat ty. Rqere ti
R. S. Chiek. in
Wu.i.tu.:'.ISnene..---Repret'x~atires--Dr. S. mi
M. Brockiinton, Isr. S. 1). M. Byvrd. ai
yoit..-S:nitoitr---R. G. MIcCaw. Re'pre- Ii
sen/a/irs--J. T.X L- .wry, J. Rtawlinson, W. C.
IB!aek, J. L. Miller. th
the electionis in, Penn~isylvaia, Ohio and In di
dina, is not surprising to any one who hu:s L
oisrvedl the temlencey of public sentintL i
tmose States for mionth~s past. We cainno'.t
pcrive that thiere~ is a hope~ left that eit he: ;n
of these Smh-ts can he wr'.sted frmL ith hand i
to lick i tepublican ist. I idueed, thea hope ,a
hat any. Nortern State can be stopped an ai
ured Ihaek fromz the mtil anal batiic stam tt
og; wiih reivie ic uryi over ith:e r hates..
hats beeni grmbilyi ehiishedl. touil it is alb-.
most e xL .ti'nIhed. New York is th: oniy
State of theum all upi .1 which ;umy hoye.'t isit
s weak and~ waveria.,. The Southern mi1i11,.
han. bnen bong reparin~g itselft Li se: theri mll p
hlowinug thie lead of the fanmtical New Eng
uad St ates, andt erectinug sneceassfully in thi-'b
counitry. that sect iomdt pow~er insed uponii ail
igiarv geograt mhi cal line wich e Washinig- g
ton: prteic- ed would dissolve this Union, should ki
it evr take pchice. Sooner or hlater, unles" N
that. power be destroyed, and the countr e- hc
turn to its namtinatl parties, nlebined by see-*~
tional lines. Lthat prophecy wil be realized, t
and this Union he brokeni inuto fragments.
Whatever b2e the result of the aipproachmng
election, the wuorst will nt suarprise t he ele~! ' e
o the South.-.lichmonld Di.1npatch.
SKsr;-OnI LtosM o~ .A CAN:.r n roit !b:-~
i.:rms, . .-.We mec an: horizedlii to nonounctee
ht .Senau to r l:ammuond wilIl be a cand idhte Li
he~f,re the~ I,:gi.daitt ure for re-elctcion to the *
Ut iedi St:e s Senate. As rumlora of his with- Co
drtawal,, ha e ee enrr~ient, we deenm it an act
o justice to him to state the fauct. Wha~tevero
ma have b~eeni his itenition at a prvin th~
period, the, present critical aspect of~ alhira a:
prevnts hiis voluntary retirement from the t
pi>:e. service.-Chatrlstonm Mercury.
Tu:~ M:isen .\:s..-We are glad to see N
the peple of our State everywhere preparinig as
for the crisis which is at handii. As an oT.et fo
to th, " Wide- Awakes" of the North, "Mi:,- th
uteC Men-' are orgaizing in all the princip:d' at
districts of South Carolina. Their object is tv
to armt ain armedi body oft men, andI~ to joini ou
in with our tellow-cit'izents. now forintg in 4t
this and our -.ister States as " 31intute Men,,"
whioe duly is to) arm., eqip and drill, anid be pt
ready or any emergency. that may arise in ari
the present perilous position of the Southern lit
Staei s. In Kersha:w, Abubeville and Richland It
D~istries the organuizaition is already complete Ie:
anid powiertlit, embracing the tiower ot thze t
youth, ndi led on byv thme muost intluential citi- er
zenis. The baedg.- admopted is a blue rosette- th
twou andi a halt it..hies ini diameter, with a wi
idlitrv button in the cenutre, to be worn upon1 of
the shi tof t he h.d. Let thme important work hi.
e b~ravely on, and' let evcry sont of Carolina t
prepaire to mount the blue enekade.--Merenry. gr
Vmn..tr..-Fraklere,, anotorious Ne. 1
gro Trdeer, it the Erwinton ineighborhood, in in
this Disti ict, was eaught in four different. ca
se by the Vigilance Coimmittee,. of' illegal
trading with negroes, and hog-sieahiig. His d
rere all valued amnd sold, and lie or
leauve immioediatelv tir sinfier in the
.Served him right. All such rascals he
a pmsing mo4-arnWell SentindL wJ
Tbe Terrors of Submission.
A few days since, we endeavored to show,
ut the pictures of rdkn and de:lation to
e South, which the subjisiolists to Black
.publicani domination were so continually
awing, to " fright us front our propriety,"
-re unreal and flse. We propose now to
verse the picture, and to show wVhat will
obably be the consequences of a submission
the Southern States, to the rule of Aboli
inism at Washington, in the persons of
essrs. Lincoln and Hailin, should they be
ct(d to the Presidency and Vice-Presidency
the United States.
1. The fir:.t effect of the submission ot the
uth, to the installation of Aboiitionisst in
e offices of President and Vice President
the United States, must t.e at powerful
nsolidation uf tLe strength of the A bolition
.ty at the NorLh. Success, generally
n-lethens.. If, after all the threats of re
ta-ce and disumion,- Imade in Congeas a3Wl
it of Congress, the Southern States sink
iwn into acquiescence, the demoralization
the South will be complete. Add the pat.
nage resulting from the control of ninety
ur thousand offices, and the expenditure of
ghty millions of mioncy annually, and they
ust be irresistible in controlling the Gener
2. To plunder the South for the benefit of
e North, by a new Protective Tariff, will
one of their first neasures of Northern
etional dominion ; and, on the otherhand,
exhaust the treasury by sectional schemes
apjpropriation, will be a congenial policy.
3. Immediate danger will be brought to
very, in all the Frontier States. When a
rty is enthroned at Washington, in the
xecutive and Legislative departments of the
overnment, whose creed it is, to repeal the
igitive Slave Laws, the under-ground rail
ad, will become an over-ground railroad.
hc tenure of slave property will be felt to
weakened; and slaves will be sent down
the Cotton States for sale, and the Frontier
aes enter on the policy of mn'ainy themsdeves
ce S 'ath. e
4. With the control of the Gevernment of
e United States, and an organized and tri
nphant North to sustain them, the Abuli
mists will renew their operations upon the
ith with increased courage. The thousands
every country, who look up to power, and
ke gain out of the future, will come out
support of the Abolition Government. The
ownlows and Botts', in the South, will
ganize; and from being a Union Party, to
pport an Aboli:ion Government, they will
come, like the Government they support,
bolitionists. They will have an Abolition
rty the South, aof Southern men. The con
st for slavery, will no longer be one be
-een the North naid the South. It will be
the South, between the people of the
5. If, in our present position of power and
itedness, we have the raid of John Brown
and twenty towns burao- down in Texas
one year, by Abl-a-ionists-what will be
e easur- rfisurrection and incendiasi mr,
itch -,ast follow our notoriou4 -atfd abject
tration to Abolition rule at Washington,
t. ..nt m g t.-., o.nf the Federal Gov
thingS in the
laves on the
the timid in
'i th.:ir slaves,.
.a. . - 4..., ... We see. dver
ements for teo smle of .laves in sonme ot
e Gottont States, for the simpjle object ot
tting rid oh themu and we know that stand
g orlers for the purchase ot A"'ves in thi...
arket have been withdrawn, on amout ot
Sa~ticipated decline of value from the yo.
.i condition of the country.
. We suppose, that taking in view all
ese things, it is not extravagant to estimate.
at the submission of the Sotuth to time ad
inistration of the Federal Governmnent uni
ir Messrs. Lincoln and Hanilin, tmust reduice
e value of slaves in the South, one hundred
iars eaech. It is computed that there are
ur million, three hundred thousand, slaves
the United States. Here, therefore, is ai
s to the Southern peoplle ol four umndredl
,d thirty mtillious of dollars, on their slaven
one. Ot. course, real estate of all kindla
mt partake also in the depreciation of
. Slave property, is the fomnmuiun of al
-ol.rty ini the South. Wheno securami m i
is is sha:ken, all o'ther proiperty phtakes 01
inluence'I. Timid ~rmn will .1t out and
ave th:, South. C'otnftnion, distrust and
esstre musmt reignm.
i. Before Messirs. Linmcoln and Haumlin can
inadiemt in Wa-ingtn. as President amnd
ice-President of the United State., the
outher.m States can diissolve peaceably (we
mw wisat we sity) their union with the
rth. Mr. Linco!'. and his Abolitio~n co
>rts, will have no Sonth, to rinover.Thi
eme would bet bkocked. The foundation ot
cir organization, would be taken away;
1i, left to th~e tender mercirs (of a baflkd,
riota aind troubled Nor hi, they would be
irsed rnd crutshedl, na the fiagitom ca-ise of
.c dbasters auroun~d them. But if we sub
it. anid do m ut disslve otur union with theI
aruth, we make time I riump~h of onr A bolitionI
semic.' cumpete. :ui enablle thmn o con
ldae tamml wield the power of the No,,* ,
r or destrutiotn.
10. It the South once submits to the rumle
Abolitionists by the General Governent,
re is, probably, an end of all peaceful sep
ation of the Union. We cant only escape
e ruin theyv meditate for the South, by
ar. Artned with the power of the General
avernent, and their orgattizations at the
arth, they will have no respect for our conr
e or energy, and they will use theu sword
eour subjection. If there it any man ina
e South who believes, that we must sepaur
from the North, we appeal to his humani
, in case Mr. Lincoln is elected, 1o dissolve
rconnection with the North, before the
I of March itext.
11. The ruin of the South, by the emanei
tion of her slaves, is not like the ruin of
y other people, It is not a mere loss of
erty, ike the Italians under the Bourbons.
is not heavy taxation, which must stiil
ve the means of living, oar otherwise taxa
in defeats itself. l4ut it is the los-s of lib
ty, p~roprty, hmomne, country-every thing
at makes life worth having. And thtis loss.
1 probably take place under circumsatanees
suering and horror, unsurpassed in thme
<tory of nationsi. We miust preserve our
perties and institutions, under penalties
eter than those which impend over any
tile in the world.
12. Listly, we conclude this brief state
mut of the terrors of submission, by declar
, that in our opinion, they are tenfold
eater even than the supposed terrors of
A lawyer is never so mischievous as when
has but little practice ; nor a physician as
ien he has8 a good dm1.
DF.s'rcU(C'toN OF THE COTTON AND SUGAR
Cao is Loutsi.t.-Full details of the dii
asters attendant upon the late terrific tornado
in Louisiana continue to come in from the
interior parishes of the State.' The amoupt.
of damage doie to the sugar manilactorice,
to the can,: crop, and to the cotton, is incalcu
lable. The Baton Rouge Advocate says: -
. Acoounts from the cotton regions are de.
plorable. The storm made a complete sweep
of every opened boll on the plantations we
have heard from. Its disastrous effects ex
tended as high as Vickisburg, and how far
West we &tnot. say. The loss from destrut
tion t.> cotlon alo..e' will probably. amount to
over one million dollars. Loss t sugar Crop
we are unable to estimate. The loss in Baton
R..uge, includiig cual boats. will reach fully
one bundred thlousand dollirs. At Point
Coupee, a great deal of open cotton was scat
tert.d over the ground for acres, cauding the
farms to look like a snow storm had fallen.
Tiu COLUMBIA AND HIA)IUIIJuo RAILROAD.
-Books of subscription to the capital. stock
of Columbia and Hamburg Railroad have
been opened in Columbia. Messrs. C. R.
Boyce, W. Warlace, and James Jones are the
This is an enterprise in which Augusta is
deeply interested. and wo brpe our citizens
will co-operate lib rally. in raising the stock.
We have repeatedly referred to thu impor.
tance of straightening the elbows on'the great
Metropolitan route Soutlh, via Columbia, Au
gusta, Macon, Columbus and the Gulf; and
the arguments which show that the road from
Macon to Augusta. and fro'm Augusta to Co.
lumbia, are grat public necet.ities are self
evident. Aside from the importance of this
road as a through-line, for the Southern tide
of travel, it would open a wide and fertile
section of Carolina to this market, and add
materially to our receipts of cotton and other
produce, and to every branch of trade in our
New York, inventor and p
ing to light and an entire
constructing the superficial
track, has arrived in this
Washingtou. His model,.
and explanations cannot f.
moAt skeptical, over the o:
air-line roads it has no eqiau
advantages" are perpetual
economy, and speed. It is
-nstructed track. A permar
-as long since been needed.
SENAroR JO1N SLIDEIL, of
in a long addresi to his con
course of which he says:
" The Union had no more'
per at its shrine than I, whew
or Louisiana, I took >-Yrseat
the United suo-'1y viewi
have sino *I undergoing a
until - IW .degress, I have
ri't the conviction that u:
tnd, to me, ynexpected, revol
place in the sentiments of th
- - ~ nnnt with a
and Plaindealer says tun *r
:1 young %Ow. the son of wek
residing in Coneowl. N. H., beer
with the glitter of a wandering
ran away to join its company. I
for, and was not fond, and was
as one dead. le became a -kil
rose in his profession. Three :
was performing in Mississi ppi, wh
recognized him, and induced h
home, he being still young. 'I
man entered Datrtmnouth Colle
progressing raptidly in his stu
circus comnpany visited the village
and he obeyed his impulses onie:
'm college to resume h's vagabo
other 'day, at Knoxville, Tenen., b.
from his horse in the ring, and l.
on Monday evening. airrested an it
gentlemanly appearance, who gay
as J. 0. Ileattie, on suspicion of' b
olition inteendhiary. He had been
the Merchants Hotel, and hav:.
thought, secured the co-operation
four of our citizens, very boldly i
views to) them. flicks introduce,....
a friendt~ of the same stimnut, and he again
expressed hi. opihnion in an emipiatic inanner,
saving that he was fromn M!ar. land; that his
father had once ownied shism-;-hai gisenh themi
their freed.'m, an.ml that he wais now engaged
in1 prahn against the inistit tion as strongly
as he had belbre been in fatvor of it. The
officer then stated his real character, arrested
and carr'ed him to the Guard Houne. lie
says he has a partner traveling in Georgia ;
that his occupation is that oh a cabinet-ma
ker. When asked for referentce he hailed to
produce any. .at investigation of the case
will he had before the mauyor this tnorning.
LAND ls 71W .ARIaT.-In looking over
our exchanges our attention has been at
tracted by the large quantity of land offeared
for sale. To its It sleems tht,~ a~n unusually
large quanttity ls put upon the mnarket. What
does it meatn t Is farming and'planting be
coming so very unprofitable in South Caroli
na ? Or is it the rcame restless spirit of etmi
gration th t has already deprived the old
State of so 'rmch of her b'eat material?
Where, in times not very tier back, were liv:
ing tens an~d twenties of famiieis in all of tl.e
enpyi mtentt.i of rural simpulicity. you now ste
deerted homnest 'tdis whichl have passed into
the poe.sion eif some wealth pi Ilanter. Thus
has thI.. tide ofC em.igration Aet in upon the
Stite, and hornt off scaany of er inuait
Texas.--G. W. Kendall writes under date
of September 13th, from his Texas sheep
farm, to the New Orleans Picayune: "if
any of our readers, or any of my victims,
wi:.h to know how this particular section of
Texai looks just now, let tue say that all
parts of the laCe of the earth we can see is
as green as a wheat field ; that all our stock
-horses, cattle and sheep-are fairly rolling
in fat ; that we shall have an abundance of
sweet potatos; that cotton is growing finely;
that our fall gardens give excellent promise ;
and that at the present writing, a genial
shower is falling."
Ecoxoac v is LEATUca.-A firm in Amherst,
Mass., are mianufacturing abant fifteen hun
drd pounds oh leather daily, from scraps of
leather and old pieces of rope. It has not
been introduced out of New England, yet
the demand is reported to be greater thana
the supply. The process of making is similar
t~o that oh manufacturing paper.
gy The Etitor of the Livingston, Texas, R.
sing San, says : " Wanted at this olic, a live, uin.
washed, untaitigated abolitionist, to be passed
over to our vigilance committee, for cAemical
antalid." Send on one, Mr. Seward-Fred Doug.