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1,1.,,l?M..,?M,?l??.U?S?^.???.??.w>????u.?M,>>???,?.',M,???.w,?i',",?^^^ ' D?RISOE, SEE SE & CO. ,.,,,.|,..,?..,>>..>I.?>..,..'....?.'>?,..''?'''.',.'''',,?,,,,M..M.un,..?.?!.?...'?H ".,....".n."..".;.m........v...?.w...n....,.?.?<..'.'"?'.."?.."?"?"..'.' iii.?i....>i....N^i...Hntm....i.?'<i.i.i>....i..i..in'.?....'.i'*i"iif*i.>.,.....,,.i,|.?iMi?M.M,..>..?? EDGEFIELD, S. C, APRIL 15, 1868. . VOLUME XXX III.-No.- 16. PUBLISHED EVEEY WEDNESDAY M0KNIK.6 DTJBI5QB, REESE, & CO. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. Wi INVARIABLY'IN ADVANCE. ? The ADVERTISER is published regularly every WEUNESDAY MORNWG, at THREE DOL LARS per annum ; ONE DOLLAR and FIFTY CENTS, for Six Months; SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS for Three Months,-always in advance. GP* All papers discontinued at tho expiration of the time foi which they hare boen paid. RATES OF ADVERTISING. PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. 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BOHOAM,-Dear Sir: Accord ing to your request and my.promise, I now pro pose to give you some account of my travels in Texas. I came from New Orleans up Red River to Shreveport, Lai .Frost there ? came by Rail road to Marshall, Harrison County, Texas. Hav ing purchased a horso, saddle and bridle, I started alone, and traveled through a portion of North Eastern Texas, then West to tho Northern part of the State-thence South through Collin, Dallas, Ellis, Johnson, Hood, Hill, McClcnnan, Fa'.ls, to this, Limestone County. By drawing' a line from tho Western part of Red River County to the South-Eastern corner of Kaufman County, you will find^that^portio.n east ?f this line to compose what is called North-. Eastern Texas. The soil of this portion- of the State is for tho .mostjpirt sandy, with an occasional section' of ferruginous red soil, and some .whits 6tiff jtost oak'plats. In many places this sandy country resembles the piney woods of Edgefield, but the soil is more productive. Water is tolerably plen tiful-tho country being traversed; by varions branches, creeks and rivers. Tho most produc tive lands lie on the water courses, and will pro duce with favorable seasons 500 lbs of lint cotton, or 40 bushels of corn per acre. The upiands pro duce about half these quantities ; but are preferred by many, on account of the groatcr casa with which they mav bo cultivated. This is a timbered I country, which adds greatly to its value. Thc timber is post oak, black jack, pine, with some hickory, red oak, Ac. I havo seen sandy black jack lands here which produce very well, while thc same kind? of land? ?w South Carolina wouid not be worth cultivating. Unimproved lands can be bought in this section for ono and two dollars per acre-speei? ; and improved lands 'or '.he-ad ditional value of tho improvements. Previous to the war this country produced cotton and cora thnost exclusively. I understand some of the farmers are now turning their attention to tl.e cultivation of thc grape and cantor oil Dean." The various kinds of fruit grow well herc, but arc not extensively cultivated. Wild grapes grow abun dantly in the woods and several gallons of wine are frequently made from a single vine. The most of this country has thc appearance of hnv iug-bcen settled fur a long time, though in some .sections the settlements are some distance apart. Thc population is composed principally of small farmers, who are- neither very rich nor very poor. The people hore call thi?a very healthy country, bu: cbils and fevers arc yoi considered sickness with them. They have become so accustomed to malarial di-eases that they aro scarcely noticed unless they assume u congestive or malignant form. Malarial diseases prevail to a groat extent on thc water courses, during the summer and fall, and very frequently prove f.tul. Tho people have a palo, or swarthy appearance, where th* miasmatic diseases prevail. ' Tho country west of thc ab^vo described sec tion is prairie, of the best qhnlity, and extends to the Lower Cross Timbers, milich is a bely o! timber from five to fifteen miles in width, exten ; ing from Red River to thc Brazos, through thc Eastern portions of Cook, Dcrt"n, Tarrant and Johnson, and Western part of Hill Counties. The soil of tho Cross Timbers is sandy and assimilates very nearly to the timbered section already de scribed. Tho timber 's' short and Fcrubby post oak aud biack jack-such as thc people of the old States would never think of using for fencing purposes, but they use it here and arc glad to git it. There is no pine timber in the Cross Timbers. The soil of the prairie is as black, (and when wet) is almost as sticky ns tar-some of it hog wallow prairie of the finest quality. This prairio is tho great wheat growing region of Texas, and is des tined some dny to bo the garden spot of the State It produces.frora 20 to .'!0 bushels of wheat and from 40 to CO bushels of corn per aero. The other cereals also grow in this section, but are not much cultivated. Cotton too produces well, but on account of thc great distance from market, it is very lit'.le plantod. Stock raising is carried on to some extent here, but not so profitably as in the section west of this. The grass is not so good . here and th* country becoming settled to some ex tent by farmers, most of tho stock raisers have lett. The scarcity of timber and water is the great disadvantage tho people of this prairie havo to labar under. There ar? very few springs and al most no running streams during dry weather. I traveled through this section during thc first of February and there had been no rain here since tho middle of October, though thoy had had two light snows. The roads were as hard and firm as turnpikes, aud scarcely any water was to be found in the creeks. Strange to me, tho lands which were in cultivation la t year wore in good plow ing order, and tho farmers were " speeding the plow" preparatory to planting thoir crops. The peoplo uso cistern wn'.or for their family use, (when they catnot get wells) and tanks fer their stock. Those who have neither cisterns nor wells frequontly havo to haul drinking water scvornl miles. What they call a tank here is a pond of water, made by building a dam across a hollow or ravine and collecting the water when it rains. Most of these tanks contain water dMring tho dry est weathor. Nearly oil the creeks beve some timber on their borders, brft it is of a very inferior quality, and thc farmers frequently havo to haul", their fencing timber from t?-n to lii'tecn miles. Post-oak rails aro worth herc when delivered from *$5.0D to $0.00 por hundred. These rails pro from C to 8 feet long. Tine lamber for building pur poses is hauled from 100 lo 150 miles, and ia worth on delivery ;o.00 pt r 100 ft. The dwelling houses of this section aro generally of a very in ferior order ; such as the people of thc east would not like to I'.vo in. The BoU d'aro or Osage Orango grows abundantly in this prairie. This tree makes a splendid hodge fence, impenetrable to all animals, but I suw very few'farms where any at tempt had been made at hedging. I Ftipposc five y^irs is ample time to grow a hedge fence. The climate of this region is pleasant during the summer, from thc constan Sooth winds which blow hero. I have been told a strtrnger can neV^ er get onoifgb sleep herc during the sumine'r. Thc' nights are cool and agreeable. The> temperature is changeable in tho winter season, from tho cold " Northers," which sometimos blow there. Thcso arc cold Northern winds, which give no premoni tion of thoir advent, except that tho nir usually T becomes warmjand sultry forj^'fewhours preced ing fheso blows, and by looking to tho North a low black cloud may bo soon. The sudden changes from hot aro cold is extremely trying to tho sys tem, and although the temperature does uot get s > kw as in many places in the North, yet in re ality it seems to bp moro so. I heard of ono man in this country who wa3 in his shirt sloovos when the'Norther'atrjick him. Ho attempted to put on his coat (and succeeded in getttng his arm .into ono sleeve,) but wes frozen before-bc couldj Accomplish it. I havo not found the man who saw the corpse. Thoso Noj^bersnsually last from a few^bonrs to'a day or two, and aro frequently accompanied with sleet and snow. Thia prairie is yery healthy during the summer, -a--ci?---?---? and the poo plo are very little troubled will matic or indignant diseases. They ar? i *to rheumatism, pneumonia, pleurisy and c? diseases during tho winter, owing to the i changcs'of weather. Farming is not conducted on very EC! principles in this section. There being ni trees, or stumps in this country, it is wei! rv to tho uso of all agricultural labor-savin chines, such as the buggy or gang plow, rc mowers, ?c. Tho modern improvements ii culture aro not extensively used hore, seen eight yokes of oxen drawing ono plow, plow was constructed like a wagon, with beams and plows attached. These plows co raised* and lowered at pleasure, hy means fulcrum and lover. Thero was a short crop of wheat made hoi year, and another is expected again this ye thc grnss-hoppers destroyed nil the whea had come up before thoy disappeared. Thc j hoppers made their ingress into Northern ', last fall, and destroyed all green veget They caioo hero through tha air, and I havo told the sun was obscured by tfcoir number ring the timo they were coming. They rem hero a few weoks, and having destroyed e thing green, gradually disappeared. The fal could not finish sowingthcir wheat until tho g hoppers loft, as thoy would cat thc grain b it could bo plowed in tho ground. Aftei grass-hoppers disappeared, some of thc far finished sowing wheat, but it was so late that are fearful il has been killed by tho extremo waathorsinci! Christmas. In all my travels thr< this country I could not soo any wheat ii Gelds whore it had been planted. , (I trav through Che wheat section during the first of I Theso fino prairio lands can bo bought, from S to $S.OO per acre, according to improvements, This is not the country for n person of s capital, to livo "sy, with little labor; hut tc eapitali.-t who r s energy, spirit, ambition, ingenuity to dev:lop the profusion Intent in most exuberant soil, it offers tho most powc inducemonts. I suppose thc country West of the Lower C Timber; is also a desirable country, hut thc habitants of this section aro now subject to r from the Indians, "who frequently carry off t stock, commit murder, orson and other train CTi?? itt which civilized pcoplo blush and shud There aro n few garrisons of U. S. troops statio on tho frontier, but thoy arc very littlo protec to thc people Thc red tkin? frequently m their raids into tho interior without these trc inakiug -uy attampt to arrest them. That ] tion of tho Statt .viii never prosper, until st more efficient pinn shall bo adopted, by the gc r.r.1 g-.vcrnrasut, to protect tho people from Indians. Thc Brazos River country fr; m tho Lower Ci Timberi South bas splendid land, well adaptci the growth of cotton, but tho cen als do net gi so ?ell boro. Out from thc river this is als pr.iirio couti try interspersed with some timber, 1 have net been farther South than Itolcrt County and know very little of that portior thc State. Thio section (r,?:ACrt:?no County) nc-.ir thc divining linc between thc grain and c ton section, and both arc cultivated to some tent hero. These people also ruisc considers rtwk. I think this is thc most desirable portion of S'atd for i ?a rn i era uta from the old States, w come hero with limite! means and wish to 1 cafy. With ? littlu labor a in:.:i can raise provisions sf all kinds and sufficient cotton purchase his family suppl!;?. This lund proi ces :'r :u 20 to 40 bushels of corn, and fr 1000 lbs. to iiCO lbs: of cotton per tere. Land worth from $2 lo $ln per aero hero, improve unimproved buds can bc bought cheaper. Tin is sufficient limber herc fer fencing purpos This will undoubtedly bo a prosperous aud de rablc section iu a few years, nu thc Texas Cent Railroad will jooa bc running through herc, a thc country in Texas always prospers where t people can h-vu au eas}* outlot to market a communication with the outer world. Texas is certainly au over rated country, ant will not tb to bolievo every pen and ink skct you may ft-c concerning it. It seems enticing i deed (after reading a nattering account of t State) to V?9W it with tho mind's eye, but there not so much pleasure in iii" reality. Perso coining herc must not expect to lied tho Fldorat nor gardens ot Eden ready made for their rccc lion. A great many people wine hero with tht expectations too high, and arc disappointed ni dissatisfied. Persons frcT :nc old States w meet with many petty annoyances and inconv niencc? herc, which they wiil r-oon become accu tou.cd to, if they ure deter miii-d to remain. Tex is undoubtedly a great country, but a man, Buoeeod and prosper herc, must work, and wo faithfully too. If he is content to merely mal a support be cando that with very littlo Jabe Thc people generally of Texas hr.vo very lilt energy, ingenuity, cr enterprise, and aro for tl moil part careless, lazy and indolent. Most them iu thc up-country aro satisfied to make few hundred bushels of corn or wheat and a lilt cotton, and lei their net proceeds bc derived fro their stock, bo that much or little. We uced industrious, enterprising, pcrsevoric men herc to develop the resources of thi3 countr; The people live very common owing altogether I their indolence and indifference. Tho fewest nvn ber of them have any iniik or butter during tl winter, simply because ic would bea little troubl to kacp np their cows nnd feed them. I ha? ?topped with mon in my travels who owned froi 100C to ?1)1)0 head of cuttle, and they did not eve have milk to put in their coffee. Some of thei put up butter during tho summer for winter usi but it is so rancid I cannot eat it. Theso pcopl ara grf?at offee drinkers and have-itatovory moa and frequently between times. Corn bread, ba con and bee/ is their principal diet. Flour brea ?3 very little used among tho poor class. Thc pay very little attention to garden vegetables, not withstanding in somo sections they could have a f:no gardens as you will lind any whero. Irish an .weet pot itoes grow very fino, and nrc cultivate! to sorao c:\tenf. Th.e majority of thc peop'.o here have neve considered them iel ves settled for life, and hav not turned their attention to tho improvement o their farmnor the adornment of thoir houses yards or gardens. Tho houses generally are o I logs, and some of them arc very inferior. Tin I averago intelligence of thc people boro will com parc favorably with that of tho older States, bu you will not find tho education, refinement anc polish of manners among tao masses here, tba you have in many sections of tho East. The?? people oro keon and shrewd in, all kindi of trado, and persons coming hero "green /ron ? (he Staten," as thoy ?ny, mus? keep their oyes open j or thoy will suffer the consequonces. ? imagin?e j th? inhabitants of Texas did not have thut np ? prcciation of money that we of tho East had, and i a person coming here and acting sharp and shrewd I could gather money without much trouble. Ii j this I hai'e been sadly mistaken. [ Tho pooplc j hero love money equally os well as those of tho I old Stoics and, most of theaa, know.Mow to take t1 care of it. -~ j I Cnd money Wry ^emreo-'tnVJrill thiS-country. f Tr/e-'psople'sfiy Hiy?or?Mn'T^nr>#inTtri'during ! tho war. Confederate money never circulated.to j much' exton* here/and specie is tho circulating modiatn now. Texas was cut off from commuai ca'ion with the East-daring tho war, and-thc ey then ia the S tato had nev outlet. G?ns ble specie was also brought into the State c tho rebellion through thc trade with Mexico people wero then doprivod of many nccei and luxuries. At the olose of the war this t was freely spent fer dress, luxuries, ?tc, as i plentiful. This money hos now boen carri? of-ihe -State. The failure last year in the ' crop, tho Elicit cotton crop, andine low prie little, demand for stock and provisions o kimi, willaccoant for tho present scarcity of .ey in the country. The financial crisis i wo of tho East have been passing through tho war, seems just now to bo coming ot pooplo, and they are only now beginning to fl their situation. This ?snot now the placo to money easy, but I am in hopes wo will soon Amount tho difficulties which now prevent us being a prosperous, happy people But the poet of. tho future does not look very natte A abort crop of wheat is oxpectcd,-a groat i of thc stock have died (his winter, and the g hoppers hero lost fall deposited their ova i ground-the eggs are now batching, and i merable quantities of these young grass-tro] -are to bo seen, and many are fearful they wi] stroy vegetation this spring. They are too s to do much harm as yet, and somo of thc far think they will leave as .sosn as they get 1 enough to fly.' The farmers arc afraid to i monee planting until they seo what the gi honpors will do. They have already inj gardens. . Professional men of all kinds are plcntifi Texas, but physicians are more numerous I any othor class. They are as thick as pig tn in many places) and they all tell n they poorly paid. Quack Doctors *? rn nearly an ci showing with regular gradua of medicine, this floating population. I expectrto try my h amongst them, but my prospects aro not very toring. I would rrot advise physicians of the States lo come hero to practice physio. 1 might be successful in finding a good location, on the other hand they might travel around fi long time, (as I have done,) and have a good p just ahead but never bo able to reach it. Law; are not so plentiful as physicians, but in m sections they aro not much needed now-a-di " every man being a law unto himself." Sci tjnehers arc somewhat in demand, anda good can bc appreciated. He must bc posted in Mi ematics. "Railroads will do more towards developing resources of this vast country than anything c Tho Texas Central Railroad, which will ruu fi Galveston, up the Brazos, and through tho gi growing sogion, intersecting with a Railroad Grayson Counly, Texas,) running through fi Kansas, is destined to bc of immense advant to this.State. -They aro now working on b onds of this road. The Texas Central road ii I completed to Bryan in Brazos county, and contractors afc to complete thirty miles of t road yearly. Th vy expect to got it lo Horn 1 io this (Limestone) count}' next year, at wh pine J it w?l bsintorscct:dby a road running fr Waco. Othrr roads arc being built, but neni ttfvtd ore in ta flourishing condition as the Tc: Central. . - I aui nowsquatfiDgan -tho' linc of-tTrr3~n> hoping to in iko .'otuething by it at some ital time. 1 would advise friends frcm the old SU chining here, to settle s'lincwhorc on the lin? this rjud, as they will have an outlet to marl a-id communication with thc outer world. .Persons coming to Middle or Northern Te: should eoim to Kc v-Orleans, aud from lhere Gil.'r-.'.'ii bytUambuat-thence >o.Bryan .Stati in Brazos County, by Railroad. Stages i through various sections of thc State from Bry i'e.-?uns wishing to vi>ii Eastern Texas i-hoi also come lo Kew Orleans-then take stetting up Rod River to .Shreveport, La, and then tr Railroad to Marchall Texas, if they wish lo hi^h up. They can purehaso horses cheap M:irisb:?ll. aud thuti gu whore tb?y wish,,or iii exu take staje to nImo.-tuny point in that poi ti of the State. I have attempted to give you a plain, uevi Dished statemout of Texas ai I have seen it, a I might write you nt more length, lu?. I mn lei ful you will not have pa'ici.ccto road what I h i aiieidy written. Ii ba? been hastily writt amidst noue and confution, and if it does i prove interesting j ou must tako thc good will ! tho bad -deed. I havo numerous fri' nos in South Carolina whom I promised to wri'c, :ind it will*be impos hie f?r me to write to all. If you sec any ll, in rr this scribble which will bc likely to interest t pooplo of old EdgcGcld, you are at 1,berty lo hu it published, although il was not written with intention of publication. If tho Editor of I Advertiser wants something to fill up space, a: would prefer copying from such a source, to wr ing an original-let him havo this. If you wish to soe a flattering account of Text cend for tho Texas Almanac for 1SC8. This is book of 250 pages, published by W. Richardo <fc Co., Galveston, Texas. Prico $1.50. It al contains some very useful information. I would take pleasure is hearing from you any timo. My address is Eutaw, Limestone Cou ty, Texas. Any information in regard to Tex you wish, I will tako pleasure in giving you if my power. I am yours, truly, B. F. OIJZTS. . fi 0 ? ARRESTS IN COLUMBUS.-Last aftemoo between three aud live o'clock, nine gcntli men and a negro were arrested and place under a guard at tie Court House in the Ii ferior Court roon;. Friends were allowed t I sec them last evening, and furnish beddin and food, but none were released from oust' dy, though any kind of bond w?s ?fFerei Captain Mills stated to some of them that h thought they would bave a heiring thia mon ing. Thc officers appeared to evade the d rcct questions of why the arrests were inadt and up to dusk yesterday they were not ir formed of any charges, except suspicion: against them. These suspicions started wit the League without a doubt. The majority ( .the gentlemen arrested move in our highes social circles, and Bli are honorable. ? The arrests were made by Lietit. Alwooi of the garrison. He was piloted by on Tom Grier, an ex-marshal, overwhelming! defeated after a twelve months of office, discharged policeman and, hence, now a Loy al Leaguer. - Grier would ^ointout the men the lieutenant would a?1 ?oein to come to th Court IIuu. .-o pair would go or while the parties went to the place designa ted. This might have been done withou that unnecessary display of eight or len sol diera tramping up and down, first on one sid of Broad street, aad then on thc other, anti . the affair was over. Every arrest could havi been made without this show. The militar men wcrfi simply obeying orders. There wa no excitemeut-only wonder. WA noticed in tho Washington papers whiol came Sunday night, that Gen. Grant had di rectcd Gen. Meade to have the Ashburn trag edy investigated. The Atlanta papers statt that Gen. Meade has issued directions tc have'suspected persons (and wo suppose th< Leaguers furnish the suspicions,) tried before ' a military commission. Nearly every one o I the yountr inen "arrested was a prom?nen! ? member of Ure D?mocratie;Ol?b, lately form 'ed. This givc?a cluo-to tito arrest*; Thal j thc gentlemen had tho slightest ehadow ol I connection with tho Ashburn assassination, -aw .. ,i -_ j neither whjte man nor negro believes fo infinitesimal part of a second. Wo,, purposely omit the names of ! who are in custody. The negro was p the guard house. He, too, is a Democr Columbus Sun & Times, 3d. Special Correspondence of tho New York Ti : The Impeachment Trial. WASHINGTON, April Wir! thc President be convicted? Taking counsel from neither hope nor but from the history and present aspe the.impeachment in the Senate, I am ?prepared to believe that he will. There are many arguments in Washinj to the*coutrary. When President John on the. 21st o? February, startled Congres his message lo the Senate announcing th( moval of Mr. Stanton, it seemed, fora ment, hs if'he had not only, made his for enemies more bitter, but alienated som< his best friends. Everybody who has i the W;orld will recollect tho picture, draw one of these dispatches about that time the exodus of members from both Houses the purpose of consulting as to what bese he done. Before the Senate wen! to executive session, nearly every Bad Senator had been seen by influential Irad Impeacher* of the House. The fires u:'in< nation"; lit in.tboso Senator's. breast by President's audacious coup d'etai, were la edhjgji by windy discussion ; and, in meantime, Democratic Senators and frie of Mr; Johnson could do nothing but i questions and wonder why they had not b told beforehand that this bombshell was bc exploded at their feet. For more "tl half an hour the halls and corridors of capitol were filled with hurrying forms ? anxious faces, and the last words of som? the most incensed Radicals, as they vauisl through the doorways of the Senate Chi ber ti attend the secret session in which resolution was parsed declaring the Pr< dent's course illegal, were passionate, thre ening/and profane. Ever since thru memorable 21st of Febri ry it has been alleged by Democratic me hers of Congress, and intimated among th friends by certain Radical members, that I resolution was adopted in accordance wit] compact entered into between the leaders the majority ia the House and the loaders the same iu the Senate. Also, that duri the progress of the ensuing House debate thc.impeachment resolution offered by t Recorislruction Committee-Messrs. Binghi Boutwcll, Bu'-or, Logan, Schcnck, and th? confederates-succeeded, through much p vate confabulation with Senators of their o' partyytin cutting and drying tho certaiuty Mr. Johnsou's conviction in the Senate up the charges then and there mutually ogre upon. A good many Radical Senators m present on thc ibor uf the House while t debate was going on, aud the apparently hi moiiious feeling which prevailed leut sot color to this idea. But hasty words and pledges are somctim peogevideuce; What, if I indulge the pr sumption, that tnucb that was said in t'.o dayVwas,said so lor nuder the influence partisan feeling and wounded pride, that soi honorable Senators haye came to regret i I am aware that any allusion to duty and cc -eci?ri50,-in conjunction with an allusion 4r^?cVr Senators ot' the United States, w strike most people as being absurd, lnoc hued as the atmosphere ol Washington with bad opinions of men in Congress, ai filled as the newspaper press of th'o count is with flippant inuundocs concerning near every distinguished gentleman who sits the Senate Chamber, there is but little c couragcoiciit for men to hep - ?hat pood c. come out of this Nazareth. Yet i will ve tar? to siv that it can ; and also to suggest few other considerations which will add mo force to the judgments of .those who belie that prejudice and partisanship ure still bou? to control thc issue. Whatever tile managers of the impcuc ment on tba part of the II tuse may have h; lu encourage them, uo Senator who has ni been base enough <9 express rfu opinion ' the merits o' thc case within the last lV.r night can be justly claimed to have committi himself at ?ill ; tor, since lie has taken an o:v to act in this trial in all respects according I tbe Constitution and laws, his former opii iot's as a Senator arc as nothing to his dui as a dispassionate judge. Now, certain Sei atonal.chair* on the Radical side aro fillc hy tuen whose national reputations, befoj and since they entered the Senate, sprur from their anilities ?uni achievements as hu yera. S^nK- of them had w.-n reputatioi for statesmanship and integrity of charftcti in positions evcii more distinguished ilia ino-e they now occupy. Men, for instand like Lyman Trumbull-, of Illinois; Wm. 1 Pesscndcn, of- Maine ; Edwin D. Morgan, t New York-; and ?. P. Morton, of indian! are of a '.'judicial mind' which will at leas enable them to comprehend the great lejc issues to"he brought up by counsel dunn thc trial. Nor is it fair to assume that the will be quite as careless in thc capacity < judges, os they sometimes arc it) the ctpucit ol legislators, in respect to equity, justice, at. the verdict of history. There are *oth?r Rad ?cal Senators including Grimes, of Iowa-th celebrated ,; honest man ;" Spraguc, of Rhod Island ; Ross, of Kansas ; Sherman, of Ohio and perhaps even Conkline, cf New York whose well-sustained individuality warrant thc hope that they will boas impartial as the can. The "other consideration" to which ?Itided above as likely to influence the resul ' of tho trial arc, first, and chiefly of course ihosc of party. At the outset, Thad. Stevens' dcciaratioi that the Republican party would be ruinet if this impeachment should not go through i was accepted a? gospel by almost everybody here. It was mouthed as a sort of politica axiom; and when the articles ol impeach ment passed the House the friends of tin President could not help being discourager by it. Politica being a great game, and thc Radical majority in the House having tumcc up a trump to which they held the cards nobody could suppose that they would fail tc play out their bauds. Unforeseen combina tions arise iu aU games. If I am riot mucb mistaken a serious difference has arisen in this between the players. The Scnato is distinguished from the House by a certain aristocratic air of sell-respect, which has more than oucc provoked the sneers, the wrath, and the abuse of the House. It hus thr> appearance-except when old Ben Wade descends from hiseminence, and ramps and snorts along the floor, or when tho fiery Chandler foams at theBritislrlion, and makes believe his fingers are strokiug the Eagle's back-of a deliberative body. And, although it has permitted tho House to dictate to it in many matters, the whip which Bingham, Stevens, Butler, and thc restare now cracking over it, is just as likely as not to make it kick -as a gentleman kicks an insolent boor. The dictatorial attitude ol the managers has gain ed them, thus far, nothing but dislike; and instead of agreeing with tho extremists of the House upon Mm ,: party necessity," which demands hat impeachment shall be "put through," 'lia* N-.Jical Senators have lately expressed a contrary opinion. The grounds assumed at present are as follows : L Mr. Johnson, although an execrable j President, a bad mao and a traitor to tho par *j ty which elected.him, has a very brief time j to remain in office. The Democratic party I appears to have thrown him overboard; so I that he has no chance of a re-election. Con ; g'ress, until his term expires, has tho power 1 to euact auch laws and take such measures as will prevent bim from doing additional mis chief, even if, not sufficiently thankful for his escape from public disgrace and official disqualification, he should persist in defying its will. 2. Of the two evils? Johnson and Wade, which is the least ? Which one of these two, during thc short period toelapse between this time and .tho next Presidential election, will be likely to do most harm, not only to the popularity of the great Republican party, but to the fair prospect now opened before certain among us, Senators? Aye, there's the rub! For Ben Wade, "hon est," " eturc!yr' old Ben Wade, is avery thorn in the sides of his compeers. Too obstinate and self-willed to be used ; too eccentric to be depended upon, and too vulgar and profane Dot to disgrace any high official position, he is regarded with eyes aslant by all, except the very extreme Radicals,of the Senate, who have it ip their power to elevate him into the Presidential chair. Even the extremists, who are Wade's friends, perceived one diffi culty in the way at first, and that was the [langer of his using hi? influence as tempora ry President to obtain tho nonv'nation For Vice-President on the ticket with Grant. An Dther ticket was therefore talked of by these tinkers, at the head of which Wade's name iprears as President, leaving the candidate fer Vice-President unnamed. It was thought [hat the several Conservative Republican Sen utors, who are known to be anxious for the latter nomination, would be pacified by this arrangement ; but in some v/ay or another, Stanton has L:ea mentioned for the Vice Presidency, and all save the madmen of the party are getting more and more disgusted with tho unseemly programme. The suggestion that Wade will resign if Mr. Johnson be convicted is next to ridiculous. If he ever intimated his intention to do so, the intimation could notberclit^ upon. Here in Washington he bas a reputation for un L Jthfulness, or, let us say, recklessLess of as sertion, which detracts from his charucter as a man aR well as from his fitness as ri Presi dent. . And, though he should resign, Colfax might prove, to thc hopes of ambitious Sena tors, a dangerous substitute. Just now the Senate may be said to hold the Presidential jame in its own hands. To put either Wade ar Col fax in possession of the vast executive machinery and patronage of the Government might disarrange the whole Radical plan of action. Neither of them are popular with the majority of men ii the Senate ; and nei ther of them are so powerful with the people at this time as to do serious revengeful harm if the Senate should, acquit Mr. John son. J. B. S. The Presidency. LETTER OF THADDEUS STEVENS IN FAVOR OF GRANT AND WADE. The following letter from old Thad. Stevens to one of the Pennsylvania delegates to the Chicago Convention sufficiently explains itself. WASHINGTON, March 20, 1868. My Dear Sir-I received your letter of the 24:h inst, this morning, and am glad you in tend to bc at Chicago personally. If your constituents and mine have indicated a pref erence for a Vice President, as I rather think they have from their vote, I should deem it your duty, as a matter of personal fidelity, to begin by voting for that person, whether he be a friend of mine or not. No man seems to me justified in violating the wishes of his constituents, to please any other person. But il" thc person thus indicated as their first choice should fail of a probability of election, or gradually decline, then, il I wore there, or my wishes were to be consulled. I should usc all my efforts m favor ol' B. P. Wade. Ile is a true mon, in whom you and I, '.ad every lt-idical iran, can confide j ~.z? you will find ti.at the country, ?*a well as our particular friend.-, will profit by his success. I wish you WOidd show this letter to your colleagues I shall bc kept from the convention, but desire to see an hornet man placed in that position of groat contingent responsibility. A's .J the candidate lor tt:c rre.iidency, I presume you ?til agree that none other than General Grant is lo be thought of. Honest, firm and well indoctrinated in principle, without ostentation and without pride, I do not see how a better selection can be made. His judgment of men is so sound that I have full faith that he will edi around him the ablest and purest men of thc nation. With Grant and Wade to guide and defend us, this nation in four years will have acquired a prosperity which will be the wonder'of the world. Universal freedom, maintained by universal suffrage on this coq lineut, caunot fail to have that effect. Very respectfully, THADDEUS STEVENS. To ll. J. HOUSTON, Lancaster, Pa. TUE TWENTY-SIXTH OK AMIL-DECORA TING CVJNFKDKHATE GRAVES-The ladies will not forget (says the Macon " Journal and Messeim-r") and the Southern pre?5 are re quested to remind them, that the 20th of April is the Anniversary for decorating the graves cf o.nr heroes who fell ia thc late war. As that flay occurs this year on Sunday, it is suggested that the Saturday prerious bo uni versally adopted in its s-tcad. Let the fail ladies of the Soulh from the Potomac to the.Rio Grande, gather around the little hillocks and tho tombstones which contain the ashes of those who fell defending their hemes and their coun'ry, and deck them with flowers-wreatho thoir sweetest gar lauds, and kneeling on thcsod.let their holiest prayer go up to h.-aven for the eternal repose of their souls. If the spirits of the dead are per mitted to view the scenes of this earth, uo doubt the whole army of the five hundred thousand dead wi.il look down upon the work of that day and think that, although the cause for which they fought was lost, they did not die in vain ; and that they are still embalmed within thc memory of thc- purest daughters of the world. DEPRECIATION OF SOUTHERN LANDS-By the report of thc Commissioner of Agricul ture for February wc fiud an estimate of the present, value ol' Southern lands compared with that of 1860: ' lu Virginia the decreaso is 27 per cent. In North Carolina the decrease is 50 per cent. In South Caroliua tho decrease is CO per cent. In Georgia the decrcas is 55 per cent. In Alabama the decrease is 60 per cent. In Louisiana the decrease is S3 per cent. In Arkansas the decrease is 30' per cent. The causes of this decrease are stated to be various, among which are enumerated gen eral indebtedness, scarcity of money, paupe rism, loss of capital in slaves, the unsettled condition of the country, the fear of confisca tion and thc dread of negro domination. These causes are numerous enough and powerful enough to cause any country to wither away. Tho wonder is not that the whole South is blighted, but that there is any vitality left in it at all. That such is the case is the'best proof in-tho world of the for titude of the Southern people in bearing np against a load of adversity, such as has never been the lot ot any other people under the sun. Had it not been for such a spirit of en ergy, oven under persecution, they must have long since sank; for no other people in the world could have stood the trials to which the South has been subjected.-Norfolk (Va.) Journal. Tho ex-King Louis, of Bavaria, received a telegraphic blessing from the-Popo before-he died. It is said he loft 20,000,000 florins to his From the Southern Home Journal. The Death of the Christian Warri nv J.iUEi'IIu.vGy.rtrortD. " Let us cross the river, and rest in the sh( the trees."-[DyiuK Words of Stonewall Jae A hero and Christian lay dying : The friends in his chamber were hushed To his faint but calm breathings replying Low sobs from their bosom that gushed Already he seemed with the angels, So brightly his palo featnres shone; They were showing him-holy evangels Their home, which would soon be his ow Thus, ero he was silent forever, The last words he uttered were these : " Let us cross," said tue bero, " the river, And rest in the shade of the trees." O'er fields freely fought mem'ry hovered, He thought of the shade and the breeze ; But the vision hy angels discovered Suggested the stream and the trees. Though thinking of duties still, even While drawing his last feeble breath, Yet he spoke of tho life-trees of heaven Beheld o'er tho river of death. Seeing heaven-his homo heneo forever, With angel-companions like these ? Let us cross," said the hero, " the river, And rest in tho shade of the trees." Then follow his noble example, Till lifo and its conflicts are o'er, And like his, your reward shall be ample, When treading eternity's shore. Like him, all the wise and good, knowing Tho issue is anguish or bliss, Seek for peace in that blest world by doing The warfare of duty in this. Death's cold and dark current oan never Have terrors for spirits like these ; They will cross, Uk? the hero, the river, And rest in the shade of the trees. ?>?. From the Memphis Avalanche. Address by Hon. John Everett, o' El land. OUR TROUBLES AND THE ONLY REMEDY. The followiDg speech was delivered by ] Everett, at Memphis. He ison a tour throe the Southern States and his advice is tim' and sensible. Mr. Everett addressed the meeting in a si sible practicable styli? at some length. 1 give an outline cf his remarks, which will found interesting to all classes of our peor. The speaker commenced by saying he v altogether out of his place in attempting speak ; be was a worker and not a talk His place was in the busy haunts of the ci Ile lived on Lombard street, London, whi many of his listeners knew to be a very bc place, and where people worked a great cl and talked a very little. His object was i of a political character, but to promote, possible, tue material interests of the psop General Richardson, of this city, when a visit to London sometime since, had ma him promise if he ever came to this couu< to visit the So?th, and in compliance wi that promise he was here, and had consent to address the citizens of Memphis. He vt here to make observations of the character the cquutry, its interest, resources, conditi and prospects. He would not moke him: officious, but he would make some suggi tions in all kindness. Men here of intelle education and social position were strick dowu in spirit, and ready to yield .the gre race of life. Ue felt it bis duty to do ar thing in his power for ameliorating the m fortunes and sorrows of such a people. He said he regretted he had not met tl people here in sunnier times, years ago ; b said we were both too busy then. The pc pie of England know little more of the peoj of the South than they do of the inhabitau of the tuoou, and in some of the Northc States it is almost the same. lu New Yo be had heard the most unaccountable ai false tales of oppression down here. I came with all these impressions, expecting fiud a people utterly ruined and passing awa Coming, as he did, a stranger and not a quainted with the peculiar troubles aud sc rows of the people, he could see things in brighter light than they could. Here aro found some of the richest lan and finest resources of the world. The lani of the South generally are far superior those of England, and thc climate is unsu passed anywhere. You can go on with yoi agriculture three-fourths of the year, instei of being housed that time by wintry blast and compelled to keep your stock in cia quarters also. Your hills that kiss the clout ure full of mineral wealth, equal to any in tl world. Some of tho finest surface specimei he ever saw were shown him by Col. Sa: Tate. These aro the resources that prop ii duslry, stimulate enterprise and arouse euc gy. Tho people of Eoglaud say that you po . sess tho elements of uatural prosperity, ar this connery was designated by the great Cr ator to be agricultural and great. If or race will not make it so some other certaiui will be bound to do it. That is what tl people say on the other side. Without stern manhood nothing great ca be established. People may make a countr but a country can never make a people. Wherever there is true manhood there wi be prosperity. In what does manhood coi sist ? A determination to carry out our pui I poses, to bear misfortune, to exercise fort tude in the face of adversity, to suffer an move forward at the same time. The que lion then arises, have you this true manhood If you have not, then whence came such ht roism, gallantry and endurance in the lat conflict which you have had ? Whence th devotion, sacrifices and patient endurance < your noble women at home when you wet far away from them ? This is certainly mat hood of a type not inferior to thc ancient h< roes whose names are inscribed in history, an whom we all learn to revere in childhood and no one can'believe that such men wi! give up. We cannot believe that this coun try, rich in all the elements of prosperity will be abandoned or allowed to go down. What, then, are the means and how ar they to be used to bring about that prosperi ty commensurate with' your resources? N I oosntry is truly and permanently great tha is not agriculturally eo. Whence comea th greatness ot little England ? Her yeomanry have ever been her power and" glory. Thej are the foundation of England's prowess They are prosperous, by tilling almost ever] inch of the soil to tho highest perfection, am prosperous people, must make use of everj foot of soil. No country is rich long that goes abroac for everything to eat and wear. " If I go t< London," said the speaker, " from my country place, fqr grapes, and pears, and nuts, anc potatoes, and fruits, when I can raise them ai well at home, at a trifling cost, itis quite like ly the constable would soon be closing me out Forgive me, if I lalk plain to you, for it it for your own good that I speak ; but I learr. that your people have been in the habit o: importing the simplest articles of domestic use ; that your brooms, oven, are broughi from Illinois, when your old sedgefields art full of the material to supply the countrj with brooms ; tht.t your azo handles corni from the North when your forests abouuc : with the finest timbers to be found anywhere; j-that everything to bo thought of comes frorri ! abroad. When people buy so much from I abroad they soon have little at home and ari not likely to stay there long themselves. B. one thing has been thought'of in this con: try while all your money lias been sent o?r' i your more inventive neighbors. It has b*-.. cotton, cotton, colton all the time, while ev ry other interest has been neglected. Yoi I climate and soil will produce everything y< need to eat, drink or wear. The South is [ja. ticulariy adapted to the Growth of the gt?-i> He had drank wine a lew weeks ago mtwi by a planter near Mobile which was eqnn! L the befit European wine. He was wearing a bat, he said, mau-; r. Columbus, Mississippi, by Slaughter & which was equal to foreign manufacur You can raise and manufacture right ben everything you need to wear, from the sole . your foot to the crown of your head. Tb< accept the suggestion frc m one who wish you well. Set to work at once, and do it. a ,* become really independent. Look at houv for prosperity, not abroad. There is a trite old saying that "not j can make a man." The boy when put or.: i tho wo::ld niay rise from obscurity and p: w ty to honor and affluence, i-f there is anything in him. The same may Da said of a cont-'ry Nothing can be made of cither a man or i. country that has nothing in it. Be not di appointed by discouragements. When a man gets knocked down he fine out whether he has any India rubber in bin , and whether he has m an bc od to get np. You cannot keep some men down ; they will ne - in spite of misfortune. Surely the people < t the South have been knocked down, at.i robbed, and beaten, but the American beep <. are noted for getting up ; and yon will SUP ._, not deny their character. Mr. Everett said he knew hut little ah * politiw 1 reconstruction, and cared notL u about it. What is most needed is matt. u reconstruction. You wan* labor-your tem ba? been destroyed and scattered to : ? four winds of the earth; you never ' J enough at any time; 4,000,OOO of people v . . did tho work aro set I003?, hut 14,000,000 would not be a drop in the bucket, to v.l-n your immense territory demands, and will one day contain. Labor and land are nat'. rally connected together, and yet of ali thin;, H they aro thc most difficult things to man aye Your labor is gone and the land is deprecia ted hundreds of per cent A better syst i rr will be inaugurated. The African race, wbeV placed- on equal footing, can never keep p:. 5? with the active, energetic Anglo-Saxon, though some of them are very intelligent and highly educated. They are good imitators, but br r them i ato active competition with the wi . man and they will falfeshort in the race. A1 present; they cannot be relied on as labon .-. In England, thc rule is that a man who v i i not work shall not eat. Everything depei"-.-. on labor, and it is tho great problem of ev. i / ?ation:s greatness. Immigration is what this country wants. Fanning in England is very expensive: aU the small farmers nearly are tenants, ai. j ir requires a capital of not less than one ihi u sand pounds, or five thousand dollars, to cul tivate successfully one hundred acres. T Ix re are many young mc:: just able tq,make both ends meet there on a small farm, who, if ?. ducod to come to this country, could bt:v land Of their own, and with their industrioi !. frugal habits and ideas of economy would soon grow rich and affluent. Suppose you had a few thousand such tn?n as this, or any country, the land would soon blossom as ts garden, and peace and plenty smile on the land. Such men as these can live where they are, and they will not come here as la borers. But if you will give them positive proof of what you will do j let them bsve your waste lands in large bodies suitable colonies, they will come. Give them a guar antee, that your best men will uuitc in a < ;r poration to encourage emigration. App< iui men who canuot alloid to a petty m. ;?:. thing for the sake of a few uollars. "Unlcfi your best men will go into thc enterprise, pr* . posed," said the speaker, " I will not touch it." This plan is to enrich both sides Mid not fer the aggrandizement of any- few int.i. Let an organization be effected, and he wool-, suggest to cati it "National Freeholders' LAU' Association" of -State or county. this was done he would guaranty his honor and that of his business of England, tc* ?-mi grants. But the movement must come from you. He had bad applications for money by \ cr ' sons who wish to carry on fanning in the ?le* style. It was worse than folly, and he would as soon throw his money away as to let it gt in that manner. The old style cannot bt al lowed any more; it is impossible now. Ti only way to farm now is to cut up large plau .tations into little farms, and have them ve cultivated; build up homo manufactu.\ : multiply your industries; serve joorsclve: first, and theo sell any surplus you may I > abroad. Many seem to have thought of . i before ; numerous ninds have been run- . ? tho same way, and the time seems at b when action could and should be taken. I! ye?: are in earnest about this matter, get togei i< 500,000 acres of land, and offer them for - on tho European market ut readable figc: . < : you will find buyer.-, and get better peop . . till the land than ever before. Let lb?! come in colonies, and bring all their sccu. ties with them, that nothing may remain L hind to tempt thom back to ttcir native lane A Southern gentleman once visited Euroj to procure labor, and brought over sixty Os mans. He thought he bad done a gre 1 thing, but there was only ono woman in ti e crowd, and the consequence was, fifty nine . ; them went back. Let the men who cr e bring their wives and children and ncighb ?j and settle down together, where their sr ai habitu will not bc changed or tics of afleo .> broken. They will help develop thc resou of thc country, anti a new order of things bo brought about " A ROMANTIC STORY.-Thc Oxford (Qhun Citizen gives tho details of a tragedy wbioi recently occurred near Mount Carmel, Frai.-i lin County, Indiana. A young girl, th* daughter of wealthy parents, who was edu cated at ono of the seminaries iu Oxford, fell iu love with a young- farmer who was qu u poor. The parents forbade her to have a- } thing to say to him, but they managed to x chango letters through thc assistance 0 : young minister.' Finally, they proposed b elope, but the go-between became ena mt <H of tba lady, and prevailed on her to rur ff with him instead of the farmer. They clo; and were married. Thc grief of the ian '. knew no bounds. Determined upon rever g -, he armed himself with a revolver, and vov 1 that the young divine should die for ) ? treachery. A couple of weeks ago the mil ' met, ?nd thc farmer openly shot down thc de stroyer of his happiness. RATHER POINTED.-As an illustration f the pointed style of some of thc preaching ru the Willtmantic camp meeting, a con ?. pondant of the Hartford Post gives the l .. lowing : One of tho preachers, Tuesday aflerncM.: had occasion to refer to tho extremely ba-i condition of tho sinner and willingness of G1 i to forgive him, no matter how vile. Said h. * There sits Brother P-, who used to 1 one of the meanest men in this section of th country, but thc grace of God took hold ot him and shook him all to pieces." A hear >y " aman 1" Was indulged in by the congrega tion, and the voice of tiwi man" referred to rant; clear and loud above the rest -?rrf~* f?t" A barrel marked ''Hand Corn Sholl* shipped at Louisville, for Ann Arbor, Mich: in diffused such fragrance on the ambient ai? iff Vf." ' Tolodo depot, that it was opened and fotutu .v. contain a deceased Africa]).