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INVARIABLY IN ADVANCE.
Thc ADVERTISES ia pub!>hed regularly ST
ery WIDSESDAX Moraise, at ^HR EE DOLLARS
por annum ; ONE DOLLAR and FIFTY CTS.
fer Six Months; SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS for
Three Mon tbs,-a .'?cay? tn advance,
j29-A? papen discontinued at tho expiration
of the time for which they hare been paid.
A .Mother's Love.
LISES TS A Y9C56 FEIE5D.''
0)
Thy heart is young and light/maiden ;
Thy sunny brow is fair;
For,Lere,-and iv j, and Hope now weave .
Life's brightest sunbeams there.
Br?then aadsiaten turn to bless
Thy ?var welcome form, J v .
And a father's arm is near to shield
Thee from life's lightest storm.
Rut mora, still more than this, maiden
A .mother's heart is near,
To watch thy fair check, pale or flush
To nnt? each starting tear- > f
Te gaze upon thy happy face,
And pray that thy young heart
31 ay long.be spared thc bitter who
From cherished frisada ta part.
Oh, Love will make fond hearts, maiden,
To offer at thy shrine ;
And Friendship many a blooming'wreath
Around thy path entwine :. s
But. the tears that o'er thy restless couch
From a mother*? eyes were shed, .
Will moist a green spot in thy heart
When tko'e bright flowers sra dead !
Then wat ch those loving eyes, maid an,
That beam upon -thee now j
Ana cherish every silver hair
That ? tea te th e'er that brow ;
For a mother's love's tbs purest ray,
The brightest day-star given, '
To Light us o'er Life's darkened way,
And lead us np to Heaves.
[From the Louisville Sunday Journal,]
BHI Arp's Last.
HIS LETTER TO ARTEMUS WARD. .
Mr. Artemus Wari, Showman-Sur : The
reesun I write to you in pertikler, are bekcus
yon are about the only man I know in all
" Gods country" no-called; For sum several
weeks I h av been wantin tu say-aumthin.
For sum several years we reba,Needled, but
now late of said county deceased, h av Leen
tryin mity hard to do sumthio. We didn't
quite do it, and no* ita very painful, I assure.
you, to dry np ali of a sudden and make out !
like we wasn't thar.
My friend, I want to say sumthin. I sup
pose there is no law again thinkin, but think
in dont help m?. It dont kt down'my ther
mometcr. I must explode myself generally 1
so as to feel batter You see i'm trying to
harmonize. I'm irvin lo soften down my 1
feelins. I'm endeavoriu to subjugate myself
to the level of ourruundin circumstances,
so-called. But I can't do it antill am allowed
to say sumthin, I- want to quarrel with sum- ;
body and then make friends. I aint no giant- :
killer; I aint no Norwegian bar.' I aint no '
boar-constrikter, but I'li be horns waggled if <
the talkin and the writin and the slanderin '
has got to be alimone on one sids any longer. .'
Some of your folks have got to dry up or '
turn our folks '. loose. li's a blanked -outrage, :
so-caled. Aint your editors got nuthin else !
rto do bat to peck-at ns, and squib at as, and 1
crow over us? Is every man what kan write
.a pan igra f ta. consider us as bars'tn a cage,
-and ba siways a jobbin at as to hear us growl ?
Now voa see, my friend, that's w hat's dishar
monious, and do you jest tell em, one and all,
e pl "tribus unum, so called, that if they dont
atop it at once or tarn us loose to say what
we ph jase, why we rebs, io-calkd, have unani
luously and jointly and severally resolved to
-io-to-think very bard of it-if not
harder.
Thats the way to talk it. I aint a gwine
to con mit myself. I know when to put on
the blakers. I aint agwine to say ell I think
like Jk'ir, Etheridge,.or Mr. Adderuj^to called.
Nary time. No, snr. Bat I'll jest tell you
Artemus, and you may tell it to . your show :
If we aint allowed to express our sentiments,
we cai take it out in kalin ;. and hatin rena
heavy in my family, ?hare. I haled a man so
hard euee that all the hair ?UM c ut of my head,
and tlie man drowned himself in a hog-wal
ler that night. 1 koald do it agin, but yon
see I'm tryin to harmonize,' to acquiesc?, to
beknoi calm and aereen.
Noir I suppose that poe ti kal ly cpeakin,
* ?n Dixie's fail,
We sinned all.1'
Eut talkin the way ? see it, a big feller and a
little feller, so-called, got into a fite, asd-they
' font and fout and.foot a long time, end every
body all round kop bullering bands oil, bat
kep hcipin the big feller until finally the lit
tle feller caved rn and hollered enuf. Ho
made a bully fite I tell yon, Selah. Well,
what did the big feller do ? Take him by
the ha nd and help bim op, aad brush the dirt
off kif clothes? Nary time ! No, sur 1 But
he kicked him arter be was down and throwd
mod on him, and drug him about and rubbed
sand ii his eyes, and now he's gwine about
huntit up hi.- poor little property. Wasts' to
kdcSs'.ate it, so-called. Blame my jacket ii
jti ah i en ufa" ta make your bead swim.
But Pm a good Union man-so-called. I
ain't agwine to file na more. I shan't vote
for tho nest war. J aini; no- gurrilla. I've'
dune tnk the oath, and I'm gwine to keep it ;
bat as i\,~jny bein subjoo^ated, end h u rai ly a
ted, as MA Chase says, it ain't so-nary l'une.
I aint ashamed hi nuthin, ne;?ber, aint repent
in, aint axin for no one hors* short wilded
pardon. Nobody, needn't be pinyin preist
around me. I tint got no twenty thousand'
dollars.' W?sb I bad; Td give it to these
poor winers and orfius. I'd fatten my own
numerous and interesting offspring iu about
two min its and a half. They shu u ld en t eat
roots and drink branch water no lcng<:.-.
Poor, unfortunate things ! to rum into this
subloonary world, at &ieh a .time. There's
four OT five- of 'em that ne vor saw a sir ku*
flor ft monkey show-never had a pocket
keife, nor a piece of cheese, nor a n-am^
There's Bull Ron Arp, and Harper'a Ferry
Asp, and Chikabominy Arp, that never ?secd
thu piktera in a speUin book. I tell yon, my
BY ?BBISOE, SEES? 4 to. EDG-EFIELD, S. G., F?BMJAEY 28, 1866. " ^ v?T nu* 9.
"_' _:___ ^ _;_:_'_:_:_?_
friend, we Ate the poorest people on the face
of the earth-but we are poor and proud.
We made a bully fight, Selah 1 and the whole
American nation ought to feel proud of it.
It ahows ?Thar Amerikins caa do when they
think they ire imposed on-" so called."
[.Didn't, our four fathers fit?, bleed and die
abo at a little taX on tea, when not ono in" a
thousand drank ii J Bekn us they sukseeded
wasent it glory ? But if ? hey haden i I sup-,
pose it would hav? besa treason, and they j
would have - been bowin ~ .and - scrapia round
JCrog~George for pardon. So it-goes, Arte- ]
mus, and to my mind,'if the Whole thing-was
stewed down it would make about half a pint,
of humbug. We had good men, great men,
Christian men, who thought we was right,
and many of 'um hare gone to the undiskov
ered country, and have got ? pardon as is a j
pardon. * When I die, Tm mity willis to risk [
myself under tho shadow of their winga,:}J
whether the climate be hot or cold. So
mote it be. Selah !
Well, maybe I've said enufl But I don't. ;
fell easy yiu I'm a good.Union-man, sertin 1
and shure. I've had .my breeches died ?fue, ?
and I-ve bot a blue bucket,' and I very often
feel blue, and about twice in a" while, I go to
the doggery and git ?ue, and then I look bp
at the blue serulean heavens and sing thc l
melancholy choryas of the Blue tailed Fly. c
I'm doing my durndest to harmonize, and
think leonid succeed if it wasent for sum
things. When I seca blackguard going rouud jL
th? streets with a gun on his shoulder, why.
right then, for a few mini ts, I hate the whole
Yanky nation. Jerusalem, how my b.'ood
biles. The institution what was handed down
to us by the heavenly kingdom of Massachu-1 f
sotts now put over us with powder and\all 11 *
Harmonize-the devil! Ain't we human be
ings ? - Ain't we got eyes and ears andfeelin
and thinkin ? Why the whole of-Afriky has j
come to town, women and children, and ba
bies and baboons and all. A man cao tell j d
how for.it is to the city by the smell better j I
than dbe mila post. They won't wirk for usj
and they wont work for themselves, and they'll j C
perish to death this winter as shore as the [
devil is a hog, so-called. They are now baskin
in the summer's sun, livin on roastin ears and
freedom, with nary idee that the winter will [if
cum agin, or that caster oil and salts coses j c
money. Some ef 'em a hundred yearB old,
are whinin around about goin to kawlidge.
the truth is, roy friend, sumbody's badly c
fooled about lbj's bizness. Sumbody has D
drawed the eiefant in this lottery, and don't r.
know what to do with him. He's jest thrown h
ins snout about loose, and by-and-by he'll
hurt sumbody. These niggers will have to c
TO back to the plantations and work. I ain't 0
igoin to support nary one of 'em, and when ^
j ou hear anybody say so, you tell 'em " ita a |,
lie," so called. I golly, I ain't got nuthin to Q
mpport myself on. We font ourselves out of f,
everything except children and land, and I ?
suppose the land are to be turned over to the "
negroes for graveyards.
Well, my friendrI don't w^nt much. I ain't
ambitious as I used to was. You all have got
your shows and monkeys and sirkusses and
brass bands and organs, and can play on tbe
petrolyum and the harp of a thousand Strings
and so on, but I've only got one favor to az
of you. I want ennf powder to kill a big
yaller stump-tail dog that prowls rounds my
premises at night. Pon honor, I wont' shoot j t
anything blue or black or mullattej. Will
you send it ? Aro you and your toaks so
skeered of me and "my foaks, that you won't
let us have ?ny amynishun ? Are the squirts
and crows and black raccoons tb eat up our j
poor little corn patches ? Are the wild tur
keys to gobble all round us with impunity ?
If a mad-dog takes the hiderfoby, is the
whola community to run. itself to death to t
get out of the way? I golly 1 it fooks like t
your pepul had tuk the rebelfbby for good, i
and was never gwine to git ^ver it. See ]
here, my friend, you must s-r-nd me a little <
powder and a ticket to your show, and me ]
and you will harmonize, sertin.
With th&ae few remarks I think I feel bet:
ter, und hope.I hain't made nobody fitin mad,
for Fin not . on that line at this time. Ism
trooly your friend-all present or accounted
for.
BILL Aar, so called.
P. S-Old man Harris wanted to buy my j
fiddle the other day with Con fe der i k money.
He said it would be good agin. He says that
Jim Funderbuk told bim that Warren's Jack
had seed a man who had just cum from Vir
ginny, and Ac sed a man tdd his cousin Man
dy thatjice had whipped 'em agin. Old Har/
ris say.i that a feller by the name of Mack 0
Million is coming over, with a million of men.
But he vert bel eua, notwithstanding, somehow |
or somehow .else, I'm dubous about the mon:
ey. If you was me, Artemus, would you make
the C..die trade? -. B.A"
' Our coternporary, the Courier, with
- commendable energy, made its appearance
yesterday morning, much lo the gratification
of its numerous friend?. A considerable,
quantity of type and other material was saved
from burning -by the fire on Wednesdcy mor-1
niog which was moved down to the o'd Courier
office, on tho Boy. The paper, doubtless, for
some time will be only half as largo as it
was, but it will be none the less welcome, we-,
dare say, by the community, on that account,
considering the circumstances under which it
is reduced:-Charleston News, Oct. 20.
? '^JJ.-? -?- ? *.,.,.
JC?T.The Chickerings' piano-forte trade is
.uow worth fwri. million dollars per annum.
They are making fifty pianos per week'.'
A pt'ifessiouol iufmt killer, ?woman,,
in England, hos been sonteuced lb Le hanged.
She strangled babies to order at. $-25 per
head.
From the Nashville Daily Prest, Oct. 2\tt.
Particulars of-tba Execution of Char
-, ??? Furguson.
On Wednesday nig kt rumors vere curre
on the street that a reprieve had arrived, a
was in the bands of the military authorit'n
Though mcorrect^ maBy friends of the co
demned man were looking for sueb a respil
The papers ir? the case bad 1 been dispatch
60 - Washington by a-trusty me; sengt ir, ai
strong hopes' were entertained that a pow
higher than Gen. Stoheman would delay tl
execution. Criminal as the mau was, be hf
n?heren ts to bis fortune, who were ready 1
spare neither effort nor expense to secure h
release. Beta were made yesterday at var
jus odds, sene-as high as four tb one, thj
Champ Furguson would not be hung.
On Wednesday bis family were with bil
part of the day, A redeeming feature of th
guerrilla's character was the intense affectio
ie bore his wife and daughter. lu his dc
neanor towards them all his ferocious in
itincts gave way to a tenderness that wa
ilmost womanly. .During bis trial, tb
greatest deprivation seemed to be the a bsenc
)f his loved oues. Their comfort and thei
welfare appeared to be always uppermost ii
tis mind. Separation from them was a aburo
if constant pain. To bid them farewell wa
he greatest trial tb his fortitude.
Yesterday morning, from eight o'clock un
il he was taken from his cell to the scaffolc
lis family were again with bim. His wif<
at by his side, with her arms around bil
leek, spending with him the last hours 01
ar th. But, as we saw him thus, he appeared
aimer than most men would have been whee
tarting from home to go on a distant journey,
beyond au unnatural tko h on bia face, and a
rifling droop of the eyes, he looked as we
tsed to seo him-in the court room in the da vs
if bis trial. ~ V
On reaching the penitentiary early y ester
lay morning, we found detachments. from
be lom United States Colored- Infantry on
uty before ihe entrance, under command.ot
lol. Ennis, with Capt. Levi Patchin as ofiB
er of the day, and Lieutenant W. Evans as
fficer of the guard. A large crowd of men
nd boys were on the ground, seeking entrance
ritbout passes. Colored sentries were pa
ing the walls which surround the yard where
he execution, was to Cake placo.
Entering the gato we found the hearse,
obtaining a stained poplar coffin, ordered
y the' Government from Mr. Cornelius, to
eceive the remains of Champ Furguson. Ile
ad desired for himself a coffin made cf.cher
y, and doubtless his wishes would have been
omplied with in ?0 emalia matter, but the
tber bad been tillea" before bis wishes were
nown. The burial case was not pretending,
ut gotten up in much better style than that
sually awarded to criminals. It was removed
.om the hearse at twenty minutes past ten
'clock, and conveyed to the inner yard,
-here it was deposited in front of the gallows,
nd the lid removed.
The gallows was a rude structure, which
ad been previously used, and was the same
s ever, except tho introduction of a new cross
earn. It was erected on Thursday, and is
he common upright gallows, with a platform
bout eight feet square, containing a dxop
ome four feet square. Up a frontage of six
tops the condemned man was to mount, to
lis doom. The rope for nae on the occasion
eas a four-strand Manilla hemp, the stren rt h
if which had been previously tested with a
wo hundred pound weight. At twenty live
ninutes to eleven o'clock, the rope was- wi
nsted to the ring suspended from the center
>f the cross beam, allowing a fall of some
wo feet.
At twenty minutes past eleven o'clock the
irisoner appeared ander guard, and mounted
he gallows, with elbows and hands pinioned,
md accompanied by Captain Dykeman, Post
Provost Marshal, Col. Shatter, Commandant
)f the Post, and his spiritual adviser, Kev. Mr.
Bunting, of the First Presbyterian Church,
tie walked without assistance, apparently
ivithout fear, with erect body and steady
-falk. Be-did not seem to shrink back at
jight of the scaffold or the coffin, which he
?jassed with outward composure and ascended
'he steps fronting the gallows, to the platform,
-rbere* be took bis position upon the drop, of
his own-afeord.
Furguson is a powerfully' framed man, six
feet one and a quarter inches high,and weigh
ing about one hundred - and sixty pounds.
His muscular organization is fi nal ly developed
and rounded off like a prize fighter's. His
physical build, with a large full chest, indica
ted great strength and endurance of body,
with very unusual energy of character. He
carried himself quite erect, and he was
dressed with scrupulous neatness, in black
cloth frock coat, with vest and pants of the
same material, and black gloves and new
gaiters. This neatness af the prisoner has
always been one of his peculiarities, and was
a noticeable feature of bis character during
hi j trial..
Cul. Shailer then proceeded to read to the
prisoner the charges and sp?cifications upon
which he was tried, and the sentence of the
court as approved by Gen. S tone man. This
occupied about twe-iy-thrco minutes. Da
ring the reading Furguson seemed quite im
patient, as if be thought the proceeding en
tirely unnecessary. He looked among the
spectators, nodding, recognition to a man in
his shirt sleeves, who wassarvoying the scene
from ? seat On the top ot the penitentiary.
He also nodded composedly to others in the
crowd. A? he grew impatient at the read tug,
ue several times turned on bis toes and heels,
changed his portion, held bis head up towards
the sky, and th CL fixed his eyes on the plat
form. Once in a while he nodded or shook
his head at the conclusion of the reading 0:
a specification. When thc case of Siam Had
dies ton was mentioned, he said io a firm
voice : " I can tell it befter than that." When
Col. Shailer read as follows: "to all which
the accused pleads not guilty," he replied,
" Bat % don't now." .
At the conclusion of the reading of the
sentence, Col. Shailer remarked to the priso
ner: ''In accordance with this sentence, I
am now going to have you executed."'*'*Fur
gason bowed bis headend rejoined : u Very
well." Rev. Mr. Bunting (hon made an ap
propriate prayer, at the conclusion of which '
Furguson bowed orofoundly towards the
minister, as if intending to thank him, utter
ing some inaudible words.
He was then asked if he had anything to
say before proceeding with (he execution. He
replied t "Nothing to say particularly at all.
No, don't think I have.'* The noose was here
placed around his neck, and then, for the first
time, he displayed signs of emotion. His face
flushed to a deep scarlet, the. perspiration
broke forth profusely from his face, and his
lips closed with a convulsive quiver. The re
alization of his awful situation seemed to
have flashed over his mind in all its fullness,
overpowering his fortitude. ' Colonel Shatter 1
wiped the sweat away, and the prisoner grad- '
cally recovered his equanimity. He expressed 1
himself much opposed to having anything 1
placed over his eyes when a handkerchief
was called for. Then he volunteered the state
ment: "I don't know some things in those <
specifications, but I don't deny anything I ]
ever done." Foramoment or two he see med '
tobe repressing an impulse to. make faller '
remarks. After a brief'pause he added, "1 '
want to be sent to my family ; I don't want ]
to be buried on this soil:" After another
pause, he continued, in an excited tone: !
;t Don't give me to the doctors ; I don't want <
:o be cut up here." Colpnel Shafter answered : '
'You shan't, Mr. Furguson." A short SK j
lenee followed, -when.'the prisoner again, '
spoke: "Iwant to be-'put in that thing," 5
pointing to hts coffin, "and taken to White '
county, where lean have my family around 1
me. If I had only baijmy way, I wouldn't '
bave been here. Whenever you are ready,.! 1
?on done. My last request is to lr sent away 1
with my wife." 1
The white cap was then drawn over his
face. His last words were: "0 Lord I have
mercy on me, I pray thea!"
As he uttered the last word, at seventeen
minutes to twelve o'clock, detective Banville, 1
it one blow of a hatchet,, severed,, the rope *
ivhich sustained tho drop, and the body fell t
lome two feet with a heavy thub. He died f
;asy, there being no death struggle, aa is often ^
.hu case. Twice he' slightly shrugged his
?boulders, and soon-the desperate guerrilla,
vt oso crimes, and cruelties bad made his *_
ia ne a terror." hung?-'?*5gpsi5, and the guilty .
ipirit was ushered into that eternity at'who's?"
;hrcshold thc wicked shrink back aghast. ^
Whether he entered that.new life a repen
ant man is a question between his God alone
ind him. The grave has closod over his ?
fices, let us forget the wrongs he has perpe
trated ; for the places that knew him 'shall ^
?no w him no more forever.
The neck was not broken by the fall, but 0
Lhc rope had completely imbedded itself in
the front part of thc neck, the knot having ^
dipped to the rear. Considerable extravasa
tion of blood occurred from the nostrils, as ex
hibited o i the cap whioh covered the head.
-ii
At twenty-four and a half minutes past
twelve th?, body was cut down. In accordance .
with the opinions of the attendant surgeons, ^
the immediate cause .of death' -waa'cerebral ^
apoplexy, from strangulation, the fall not be
ing sufficient to break the' heck. It is proba
ble that he suffered little or none, for, though
life was not extinct for some time, yet sensa
tion ceased the moment the body dropped.
The remains were placed in the coffio,""\he j
lid was screwed down, and the spectators dis- j
pcrsed. * ' .
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More Vandalism.
i
The following, addressed to a Mobile paper,
is one of the incidents in - the history of a 1
bureau which is fast becoming one of tim 1
most notorious and corrupt institutions that .
ever afflicted a country :
MESSRS. EDITORS: I have been receiving ,
letters from medical students in tbe interior
of this State and Mississippi inquiring wketh- 1
er the Medical College of Mobile would be
opened this, winter. I beg leave to say,
through your columns, that it will not open.
In explanation, I may state that this'insti
tution was taken charg? of by the.Freedmen's
Bureau, and appropriated to the purpose of a
negro school, after the town wa-? taken pos
session c? by the United States troops.
Moreover, a great number of tbe mo - beau
tilul and costly models, anatomical prepara
tions, ic, have been taken dil by those now
in possession, and the chemical department,
which was unequalled in any school, in bur
couutryi is occupied by a negro cobbler.'.
It is hoped that this explanation will be,
perfectly satisfactory to those . who feel any
interest in a scientific institution which has
cost the State, more"-than ?100,000, and
which, in completeness, is not .surpassed by
any one of the kind on the continent.
. ' J. C. NOTT, M. D. .
This Freedmen's Bureau, apart from its
character, as. a speculating, money-making
concern, is not only an imposition upon the
country, but a curse to the country. Its op
erations are making it painfully familiar to
the people,* and "he day that witnesses ita dis
solution will be a day of general rejoicing.
The President knows wellthat it was a grand
Yankee scheme to farther the designs of abo
lition speculators in Southern lands, houses,
librariee, pianos, jewelry, silver-spoons, ?c.,
and we have no. doubt that it will, ere long
receive its quietus.-Mclripoliian* Record.
4 ? ?' ?
Jpg"??* An Arkansas- butternut advertises
that "any gal what has got a coffee pot and
skillet, and who knows how to take cam of
: children," can bear of a situation by apply
i kg to the * itofamgosd." \
Wendell Phillips down on President.
Johnson.
Wendell Phillips delivered a lectnr? before j
the Boston people on the 17th. inst" .
The lecture attracted a large and enthusi
astic audience. Its title was "The South
Victorion8',v 'Mr; Phillips " declared that
President Johnson, in his speech to the dele-"
gation that waited upon him from South Ca
rolina, and who appealed to him for protec
tion against (ingresa and the harsh spirit of
the Northern 8tatea, had ranged himself with*
the half converted rebels and made himself
three-quarters of a rebel in order that the
rebels themselves might be one quarter Union*
Major General Banks Mr. Phillipa denounced
aa' a vagrant mountebank, laden ,with .the
eursea of every loyal man in Louisiana and
Massachusetts, and yet Massachusetts men
were going to send hin^to Congress.- MV.
Phillips, in speaking of the endorsement'of j
President J?hnson by various republican
State conventions, said:-"Tie republican
party does not exist. There is a spectre
walking over the" country in ita shroud, but j
there is no such party. It has hot existed
lince the Baltimore Convention, when it was
Dunedin tho will of Abraham "Lincoln. T'|
leny the existence of any political force en
titled the, republican party."
Gov. Brownlow, while walking the streets
]f Nashville lately, was unceremoniously
pushed into tho gutter by a couple of negro
soldier?. This act would scem.to have effected
i decided, reformation in tho Governor's po
etical principle;!. In a late letter to his pa
per- the Knoxville Whig-he says:
" As one desi ring the welfare of the colored
people, they will permit me to say they can't
irire the Legislature of Tennessee into con
snag upon thom the elective franchise. They
:an, by the demonstration - they are making
n this direction, deprive themselves of any
luch privileges, so far as Tennessee is con
cerned. The Federal Government has no
'ighi.to control the suffrage question in Ten
nessee. And the great Union party of the
ia ti on will have more sense than "to attempt
:o control the qaestion by Congressional leg
slation.
THE VIBOINIA UNIVERSITY.-A letter from
Charlottesville to a c JU temporary snys :
There have matriculated ai the University
rp to date (the I-..bj about one hundred ano
leventy students, ten of whom' are from
daryland ; three frotn North Carolina ; two
rom South Carolina ; five irom Tennessee ;
bur from Alabama ; two from Missouri ; one
rom the District of Columbia ; and one from
iach of the States of Louisiana, Texas, Ken
ucky, Illinois aud California, the remainder
teing from Virginia,
FortyjflsAXudanlSjLan unusually largepro
lortion, have matriculated in' the school of ?
aw ; twenty-five in the school of medicine
The Faculty remains as before the jgsff
ri th the following exceptions : Professor C.
i. Venable, vice Profetsor Bledsoe, school of |
aathematics : B. L. Gildersleeve (also Pro
sssor of G reek ), vice Professor Coleman, chair
if Latia.
The old Jefferson Society has boen re-or
;anised, and I understand that a meeting of I
he Washington Society has been called for
he purpose of organizing.
Besides students who have already ni a trie
dated, quito a i:uir.ber aro here who have
lot yet done' so, and others arrive daily. " It
s thought by those best qualified to judge
hat a total of three hundred will be reached
>ofore the mid di? of tho session. .
KioNArrisc FREEDMKN.-The darkies iu
hese parts bad botter skin th'eir eyes, for
here are'from tint? to time sundry loi g, lean,
larniv?rous. lodking- animais crossing the
3ridgb who would as sown ?nap up a coloured
3rother " aa not. Soe what they are doing ]
n Baltimore.. ' ,
" Parties from Baltimore have recently
icen (jngaged in the nefarious business of en
ticing freedmen .from Washington aiid the |
leighboring region on board a vessel bound
to the newly cii><coy?red guano .island, off the
Russian coast, placing the rat-n in close, c n
inementaud sailing w ith th< tn- Tl.e ?ames of I
these parties bav.e been giveu. to the proper
authorities. '
.-!-1
PBOGBESS OF CrviLK??r'r?N.-We saw the
other day a large dark daughter of Africa
seated iu a baudsome ' phaeton,1 drawn by a
pair of milk white horses. She TolIed'_ back
with a junior .darkje on- her lap, wbilut a
large colored gemmiu was ber jehu. , The |
hornea were very white,-and the people jrery
dark, and there-was an air of comfort, of
downright rejoicing pleasure in it that-waa
irresistible. The white liorses did not-seem
to mind it, and the whito people on-foot rat her
liked 1it -it' was'refreshing and' hilarious, if I
not grand, gloomy and peooliiri-?ugwU *
Traiucrip?. ?
The indisposition of tho President to
adopt the policy of negro privilege and jproH
ferment over the Circassian race, is bringing"
upon Lim dire maledictions, .and. curee^ from
the Radicals.. Since hie .recent addrees to
them on the occasion of the visit ol the col?
orcd regiment; they are loud awl increasing
in denouncing thc sentiments expressed. Just
wberi: ho fails to meet the wishes of tho
Radicals does he also como short of the re-'
quisitions of the negroes. ,
j&*$T Col. Kirby a prominent citizen pf
Texas states that GeueraJ 'Kirby Smith waa
killed recently by his eniployeeaat Hamstoed.
ff?!* Mr. Lincoln's grandfather, also named
Abraham Lincoln, waa murdered bf an In
dian,' in 1744, while it work on bis farm,
near the Kentucky river/ He left three sons,
the eldest of whom, Thomas, waar the father
of th? late President.
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jai.irttsftyagit., ? ...
Advertisements will be' Inserted at ti e rat? of
ONE DOLLAR ?nuFlFTt CENTS' J?r Squaw'_: 2
(10 Minion lines or l?is,} fer the first iisertion, -
and ONE DOLLAR for euch subscqnont hsertiou
?&*A liberal disoount-will be made to'thoaa".
wishing.to advertise hythe month or yosr. . \
Announcing Candidates $5,00, fcadyane?T.'. -
[ A CHAPLAIN BROUGHT TO JCBTICI:.-TheJ
New Orloana^Trae Delta.of Friday aa;ra :
Our citizens will learn fvith uaalioyed sat
? a/action that throngh the ext er tiona cf GOT- J
er no r Wells the now notorious Oh aplaiii Cal
aban ias be^n brought to justice. JTaa of
fence, or rather. .o^tx^f^tB^ted^bjc '??k?*'h!;'i
rodividaal, waa bis unwarrantable intcrfer- -
ence-witb'? mil-officer in the discharge'of >- rt
duties,.the e?rcumstancea of which, brie"fiy ". .
stated, ar?laefolhw-, Ane?gro/??a?|arfe?t^? ,
in Bossier pariah for how stea^^ . n '.
fair and impartial trial, and waa convicted of rt* m
the crime by-?'Jury. . Simply became ,?Je '
prisoner was^a negro, Ohaola?n ?a^paii,'_wib' ~r"
is connected with the Freedmen'sBureau, put
the presiding Judge under arrest.
.' As soon as the matter caine to the :?now- *
lodge of jjSVoraor Wells, be made a denian?' " F*
upon Generalj&?^^ erial
of Calaban, and backed his request with argu- .
ments so powerful as'to induce *n Inrme?i
ate.cbmjp^nc? ?n.the part of th?'Geuexal'A
special .order had bean/, 'iiwt?&iito?ii^
stating thal: Chaplain Themas Calaban, 4Sth
TT. S. 'C.* -t, ' Assistant 8upe^te)t?eSt of* - -
Freedmenj at'Shfevepor^
pended from.the exercise bt??e official func
tions until the charges made against bim are a .
investigaled; It;is true that tina'dow not -
accomplish that. most desirable result, the""
abolishing in toto of the Office' of -the; Treed
men's BureatybuU twill probably have the' 3 ',%
effect of teaching Supermte?denta ?n-&toi?- -
that their ipse'dise? is'-not the lawj and them
selves the sole, power, in
trict in which they may be located. JMr. Con-,
way, the head of the Bureau in LouUianafis . 1
ordered to appoint a substitute for Calaban.71
TheH?cdical College of Georgia. *-.
A few days ago we referred briefly-t?the? v: '
re-opening of thia institution upon the fjrafc?
Monday in .November next. .'.,*' \
We feel it, hpweveryJtOsbe a. 4uty aa well
os pleasure, to alludo to this valuable colega
again", to remind our readers'of the fact, that*-*- '
for many years lt has occupied a prominent
position.among the scientific establishments- .
of the South', and that now, if ever, our peo- ,
pie should show a proper appreciation cf its -
merits. T^e members of the Faculty afe;all"
men of distinguished attainments.
It-is only necessary to. mention the. names
of Dr. Ford, Eve, and Dugas, to convince aoy
one acquainted with the subject, that a Fae*
alty thus supported, must be among thc ablest
in the country.. - s??xt
It must not be lost sight of in this connec
Lion, that the city of Augustals moat conve
niently located ai regards the various coun
ties of the otate, and that undoubtedly, it is
one of the healthiest places in* America?
We ?rust tliat the young men of - Georgia ?
and the'adjoining States, who design making
medicine,thelr'p^^ duly consider
the claims of this institution upon- their pitt?
ronage.-Constitutionalist.
f???* A correspondence has transpired ba*
tween Mc. Adams, the American Minister,
ind'Earl Russell, relative to the responsibili
ty .of England for the ravages committed OD
American commerce by ..vessels fitted out in t
England. Earl Russell repudiates all liabili
ty, and refuses to submit the matter to arbi- >
.ration.
fl?? A Charleston lady, (Misa-Ramsey,)'
iged eighty-four years, granddaughter of
Henry Laurens, still retains the table on
vhich the Declaration of Independence waa
ligned.' . *
JBQT Her Majesty, tho Empress Eugenie,
seems to be ambitious^ like ber illustrious
iusband, of literary diBtinction.- The French
journals confidently report thatahe haa pre^
pared, and is'about to publish ? book of'po
?ms, written in the- Spanish language. For
ihr- copyright of the first volume of his )ife. .
jf Cesar. Napoleon hat received, it is ?id, . -
the en'ormpussum of $?28,40u!j ) % [ /\;-*
S3T CHOLERA IN TESXXSSIE.-The Nash- t
ville Press Bays :'. " Ii ia stated that this disease
amongst cattle, which geueraily precedes the -
cholera amongst ih?.human race, is preyailr ''
ing throughout the 5tate.. Cattle andjwg?r>r.
are'dying off at ?'; fratfn? tWe,^ft^jB*a^?.
informed that a few' cases iil?sely jrw^li't^
cholera, haye.made their appearance, in thia/.
city."- A'Pri***^1^ saya - several ;?ae?gj^
cholera have ocWrr?d ip Memphis,-:: ti fyfo
A gentlema.n"from' t?e i^reanri^^
Diatrj&t; Spnth Carolina,<is-ue^vin^ipgjic-'v
rangentent? foi' the st-moval-iof fifty whitey
familes to -Middle5 $?uiit?6.Jim?^??*
the beginning of a* gi'eat. tide, "pf migratiSf^
irom the Gulf. States to this regionof connV^
.v J?St^The Ati?nta'New; Era^ 'of th?'Rtk<i
a?y?^';:Among the distinguiihed 'gerTtlmen^lf?'1
wore-inNew OrleanaJon^ ?Teduesday ' Isa?as '
we>learn from the Ira? Deltaran?^Pica^
were Gen. Hood, Gen. P. Q. Herbert.- <<3?fei
Hdmphioy Marshall, af Kentuckyj and; Hob.
Robert W. Johnson, late ?onfed?rat?\*c??a'tef [
Senator. The.Ttue Dett* understande^tai
at it ia the i n t;n tinn ? o? Gen. Marshall fe Wi*
tie in New Orleans, and engagejn the pt??P
tico of the law, and-; w\-t^p.JB?od is on
bis way to^, Washington, jn .order;, to .redest
permission of the President to have an inUtr-,
view with Mr. Jefferson Davis. ; , u3x ;-;
The wife pf Christian WtX?yt?t. SchaylkiU
couaty,.Pa, gave"him ^50 the orhef'daj^to
go away and .not trouble lier again.". 'fie're.
turned, howeyeT,-and.aaked-for,aome'clo
but she rerused bhn. 'lfot?
? >TbeJj?]tHring appearsjn SUikc's- MuU^hf
(Galveston,-Texas)', of Septemter 29 .;'yiAV>
learn that ' John ff. Regan, ' ]&U Po?'tt??ailri?'
General of the" so-called "CTorjfed6raW;S??
bas written a letter which wil)," m? .do|tib^^
tonish some oif-his aasoci?tear - Ajnonfjoli^
thinga he &T6rBrn?gTi?*'itSr%i^ -r.?
< .*-.?*.. f. ?s j,, ?qjirfaajrf?
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