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J R? SOE, KEESE & ?0.
EDGEFIELD, S. C. i AUGUST 26, 1868.
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Fair Warning.
IFOREWARN all Persons from Selling DR.
Slid persons are duly authorize! by myself, as I
am the Sole Agent for the Salo of said Medicines
for tho District of pdgefield.
Merchants supplied at Wholesale prices.
Ii. C. McNEARY, Agent.
Frog Level, Newberry Dist, 6. C.
Apr 6 Sn* *5
Of all arausoments of tho mimi
From logic down to fishing,
There is not one that you can find
So very cheap cs "wishing;"
A very choice diversion, too,
If you but rightly use it,
And not, as we are apt to do,
^Pervert it and abuse it.
I wish-a combuin wish indeed
My purse was Something fatter ;
That I II ight cheer the child of need,
^And not my pride to flatter.
That I might make oppression reel
As gold cun only make it,
And break tho tyrant's rod of steel
As gold can only break it.
I wish-that sympathy and love,
And every human passion
That has its origin above,
Would come and keep in fashion;
That scorn, and jealousy und hate,
And every base emotion,
Were hurled fifty fathoms deep
Beneath the waves of ocean.
I wish-that friends were alwav ..ue,
And motives always pure;
I wish the good were not so few,
I wish the bad were fowcr ;
I wish that parsous ne'er forgot
To beod their pious teaching;
I wish that practicing wai not
So different from preaching.
I wish that molest worth might be
Appraised with ?ruth imd candor;
I wish ihat innocent? were free
From treachery "t:;1. r'ander;
I wish that men their vows uould mind,
That women ne'er were rovers ;
I wish that wives were always kind,
And husbands alway? lovers.
I wish-in fine-that joy and mirth,
And every good idra',
May como ere while throughout tho carib
To be a glorious real ;
'Tiil God shall every creature bless
With bis supremest blessing
And hope be lost in happiuess,
And withing bc possessing.
First Step Towards Social Equality.
Tne Negroes Arruyed ugaiugtthe
From the Correspondence oj' thc Chariest m Xeiri>.
COLUMBIA,August 13.-Today the House
of Representatives witnessed one of thc most
remarkable scenes thai ever occurred in a
body tailing i;se:l sn Ann rican Legislature.
First, the si and was elaborately ornameutid
with rosette?, festoon.-,and uther designsdone
iu black and white cambrick, to testify r?s
peet to the memory ot Thaddeus Stevens.
Secondly, the Speaker, F. J. Moses, Jr., was
absent, and bis place was-uccupiod by A.-J.
Ransier, a colored man from Charleston. And
thirdly, the race line wu.* so broadly drawn
between the wh'te and colored Rt publicans,
that not one of the former could fail to per
ceive that he belonged tu a tninotity hopeless
ly small, whenever the craek of the para
whip raided the (action to the front, i have
never before si en the utter subordination of
the while to the colored man so clear!)
marked ns it was to-day ; and the victor
written on ?Le faces ul the colored members,
showed that now they appreciated their pow? r.
The bill was a shrewd bait to catch thc
Governor's veto, and was prepared outside by
a high cft?ecn of the government ; but the
former will not even nibble, und the individ
ual who prepared it, and the majority who
rushed it through, wi.l have the .-atislaction
of hearing every man of intelligence outside
of their party thanking fate for such a politi
cal godsend, and praying for something more
of tue same sort. White menin the party
gravely shake their hiads and fear it will cost
Republicanism a hundred thousand votes.
In the House, on motion of R. C. DeLarge
(colored), the Tax bill was made the special
order for each day until disposed of.
The current business being disposed of
Unfinished bu.Mue.?s came up, being tho
ing bill preventing discrimination be- 'en
perons by those carrying on business under
license, on account cf race, color, or previous
A Bill to prevent discrimination between per
sons, by those carrying on business under
license, on account of ruce, color or previ
ous condition.
Be it enacted by tho Senate and House of
Representatives of the S'. te of South Caroli
na, now met and sitting in General Assembly,
and by the authority of the same :
SECTION 1. That from and after the passage
of this bill it shall not be lawful for any party
or parties, engaged in any business, calling or
pursuit, for the currying un of which a license
or charter is require) by law, municipal, Slate,
Federal or otherwise, to disci ?minute between
persous, on account of race, color or previous
condition, who shad muke lawful application
for the bent fit of sue? business, calling or
SEC. 2. Any party so discriminating shall
be considered as having violated this act, and
upon conviction, shall bc punished by a fine
of not less than ene thousand dollars, or im
prisonment for not less ?han twejye months.
SEC. 3. Nb act of incorporation shall be
conferred upon any orgatiizitiou the rules and
regulations of which contain features not
compatible with the provisions of this act.
SEC. 4. All acts, or part? of acts, incousis- !
tent herewith, are hereby repealed. 1
J. H. Jenk6 (white), s id that for obvious
reasons he would move ihut the bill lay over '
until the next session.
Dr. B. zetnan (colorid), paid he wanted t i '
ree this question acted upon at once, whether j :
in the present or another shape. There was ?
a feeling prejudicial Ui bia race prevailing , '
among the people, very h jut mus in i's (.(&?:, \ *
ai.d not consistent with li.e principles ol \
Republican porty. Lliad been said lita? ;
bill was originated by parties who were no j
uiauly enough lo advocate its passage upon '
the floor. Such was not tba case. Ti e issue !
was a vital one, and should te settled at oiice.
Hence be opposed the motion to continue. (
After extensive ?HibusM'ring by a number '
of the moderate colored men, aided by some '
of tbe whites, the motion to pns'pone the '
consideration of the bill was not agreed to.
William E. JnVnisoii (colored), of Sumter.
I am glad that I cannot be numbered amot-g 1
that class of men, white'or colored, who nre j ?
afraid to meet this issue. I want every mem- ? I
ber in the House to vote for this bill ; and i
the reason why I venture to ppeak up?u the j |
subject this morning is that I notice a publi- j '
cation in tho daily paper concerning Nicker
SOO'B Hotel. They seem to be exceedingly ! 1
frightened about colored gentlemen stopping ;
there to board. Perhaps on Borne future day | 1
I shalt come here to Columbia, ard there may
not be any private house, and being a gentle 1
man, I may call at Niekerson'8 Hotel. If I
do so, I dou't want to berefused. I want the j
right and privih ge of going into that house, i
no matter who it is kept by, aud having my
self cared for as well as any other guest of
the house. And so I want togo itito a work
shop, or any other place of business.
DeLarge made the point of order that the
bill had not received its second reading, and
the gentleman wa? not speaking to any q
Thc Chair sustained the point o? or
anil the first section o'" the bill was read.
DeLarge said he agreed with the gen
principles enunciated in the bill, and had
parid some amendments which he thoi
would improve it, but, i.hey were at bc
Hence he would move that the subjec
postponed until next Monday.
C?ray (colored) moved that the motioi
indefinitely postponed.
Buzeman said it was of the utmost im|
tance that this measure should be consich
at once. Ii. had been charged upon those1
a*hoeatc the tneatuie that they did it v
the view ol thrusting social equality upon
people. The intent of the bill was simplj
provide that those who received a lice
from the State should be compelled to ace
modate the public. It h ui been claimed
some that the bill was not ample enough, i
should apply' to cvtry business whether
censed or not, Lu. this, in his (pinion,
swered all necessary demands of the const
tion, which provides that til ere : hail be
distinction on account of race or color.
Whipper also sustained inc propufitior
consider tho bill immediately
DeLuigc piatle another in-, lf-ci.uaI atter
t> pospone it until Monday, SJ. that bc co
briny; ii. his amendments.
The question was rhen inken upon
motion tu postpone, and decided in thc ni
Whipper moved to amend by inserting I
words " lawful fur," for the words " comm
carriers or."
Mr. Fcrriter, (whit'4), of Sumter. I r
wah a great deal of regret to discos a st
jecL which i have leane 1' r a long '.hue. J
Due will deny that ?here is a large amount
hereditary prejudice exi-ting against the ci
ored race whicu cannot be overcome in ad*
nod I think it very iijudicious, under thc
circumstances, for persons i f color to bril
?his subject up. There are many white mi
Jn this floor who have injured th<m>e!ves 1
?heir devotion to the interests of the color?
:ace. They have bi-.au charge <i with a desi
?J make ihe negro rule the Slate. The pa
iage of this bill will be proof io their mini
hat this view is correct, and if any evil shou
?esult (rom ii, ou you will rest the resnons
)i!ity. 1 do not think there are many pe
ons of co'or who are in favor i f votin
.bcmvCtV?S into .? hotel or any other plai
vin ... :!.._. are u ? wanted, und 1 would lis
i se?? -e. re pride runoiig 'he colored men o
Lis Hour tbsn ro r.ttemp tf? vote tbemselvf
.ito ?. body of s ?ci? !y iu which they are ni
ranted, j:.,- moment, this matter become
r? ; : eoior it wi? ?.rive a great poi
ion . ?' ihe white lie-publican? out ul the psi
i il will anay rca against race, and furnia
i. bi?sf. argument that (bo Di mucratic part;
au use. !.. lins beeo said tbut social t qualit
?es H? tim bnfl ?rn ol ibis bill. It is lor :hi
>a . ...?1 appe ! to the untive bort; c?lorei
i?'it who know tue people . . the Slate, am
irHudices which exist,not toc?me in coudie
Fi?i ?hem. hi th.; mailer nf business such i
olicy us is suggested will be mos; destructive
i mr.y des:i<y betel's altogethi r, and inter
upi every species of business which depend]
jr i's lift?upon a license. U'hv should S -uti
laiolina go in advance of Massachusetts \
leie we have universal suffrage. .There an
flve.viorral- (junlifica'.ioi?. bl required.. L'en
ou propo-e io allow the colored mon pr:vi
fge*, which there be never has asserted ut
laimed. Why then pro-? iiii? Stale in nd
ance of the mosl^progressjve Statu in the
Inion in this prngiw-ive rig?? 1 desire to
till your at'entiou to the fact that when this
ill is brought to a voie lhere are while nun
i) ibi-. (loor who will not have the manliness
J ? ppo?e :;.
Ds-Larg??. I e?Jl thc gentleman to order j
o i- speakii'g members and nailing them
rhile ult. I o'nj-.ct tu tho language used,
.'iie pps hker did lui sustain the p.'iat ofortler.
Mr. Ferriter. Ti:o member may find as
[iuch fault es he pleases, but I Iel! bim that,
he day thia question is made one of color I
br.ii take sides with my own race. When
on array race against aac-? in this mamur
very white man who ba* self respect unless
ia has a poliiical'ohject in view, will quickly
letermine on which sido he belongs. But
bis is not the quotion now. I am here to
ell you lhat. you are making a dangerous ex
leritiiont. and for ore I will not register my
.ole in favor of -pringirg so suddenly an is
Uo fraught with disastrous results. I also
ell the coloted people tba: the rights which
bey now enjoy ure bv the au fie rance of tho
v?ntes. You have ouly a temporary majori
y. There is no emigtation trom Africa, and
rour population increases but. slowly, while
he white in n with wealth, intelligence and
inerjry, every day adds to lite ?troneth and
iifluei ce of his raff. You are therefore en
gaged in a most daugcrou.- procedure. Some
if you like myself have been drown into
row prevent \\ si?ion hy revolution-by acd
I?ntal circumstances, and ir behooves us. lo
xeicise the power thus obtained with ciii
iou am'1, judgment.
Lp ik r;bout the Stale and you will find
even-tenths of the colored barbers making a
listir c ion ol' color.
Joms. of Georgetown feo'ore l). D ie-th;
rentleman know any such establishments?
Mr. Ferrite!'. The member has probably
icen refused the services of a colorod barber
n this very town. This is a question which,
n my judgment, will largely attect the future
irosperity of the State and the welfare of the
.olored man. The majority of the colored
People of the country would oppose this meas
lre. Dis only intended to satisfy a few and
o make political capital for others who arc
lepending upon the colored vote for their
iromoiion. I know that I sum'tice a large,
imount uf popularity on this floor and away
rom it. but I am ono of tho?o willing to face
my responsibility that du'y demands, what
?Ver may be tho cost to myself. M" ?dvioe
s, lot this bill alon-. I shall vote again
R. C. DeLirge. If I had not heard the
:ommencetnent of the argument of the gen
.leraan from Sumter, I should have concluded
iha'i be WHS attempting lo pass the bill by a
ai gc maj ;ity My objections to the bill, a?? j
[ b v. "iirea-ly -ta ed, were not to its princi- \
?les, bul h<!cahse I wanted mor? r;me for its j
loin1': lon, ?nd, if ne* BS-ry, tiaroen
n->i:. i believ-J that it could lu bettered, j
3 lia ut been granted, I shall sup- !
.i ?in ..-..->.. . its present shape. The!
.r. ... ...-o. :> m S'imte**, who has prated so !
much about thc .?jury that was to be done ?
ny o, ..v. fttrntHued UR with an admirable j
:ar;:i.vg'i document The argument he has t
used is fen appeal to every colored man on ?
;his floor to vote for the bill without hesita- .
Lion cr modification. Ile has driven in the
rery wedge ho seems to dread so much.
Now, tho points be makes about social
i-qualily aro entirely foreign tu the subject.
Neither this, nor any other bill passed by the
body can regulate the social question in the '
slightest degree. He knows as well as any ;
member. This is a matter that munt regu-'
late itself outside of all law, and we should
be little better than fools were wo to attempt
to interfere with that subject at all. If the
gentleman did not desire to make political
'apital for our enemies, he would have as
sisted us a great deal by saying nothing, be
cause be has used a line of argument calcu
lated to do injury not only to ibis body, but
Lo the people for whom he pretends to care
so much. It was a line of areument which
comDclled every man to adopt a Certain
course whether he desired it or not. His
own self-respect required bira to do it. I trust
no such trifling oljeetions will be made again.
' Georae Lee (colored), of Berkery. Ihope
this amendment will prevail. The gentleman
from Sumter bas said a great deal about i
cial rtiualily-about breaking UJD the Repu
lican porty, about everything else savo t
question before us. Now, if be knows an
tbing at all, he knows that evc:y plank in t
Republican platform is based upon t?quali
before law-equality in every particular
which it will regulate itself. Social equali
ia a thing which does not enter into tl
question at al), and if it did, it would be o
posed with better taste by our 6ide than I
The gentleman has referred to suffrage
Massachusetts. Let me tell him there is i
distinction mode there on aeconnt of mee
color, nor is lhere a single inhabitant of tl
State who lives out of tue sight of a scboi
house. It is under ?hese circumstances th
they have an educational qualification. Bi
there is a atutc, also, which makes it erin
nal for any man to establish a distinci?n
any kind on account of raco or color.
The gentleman has said that this measu
brtak up thc Republican party. If he
.ii frankly atjd openly a Republican, let hit
crime out, as did bis friend from Lexinc>
(Mr. Lewie), and declare him-etf, s.) that w
may know where he stands ; but while 1
Wi-rks with and is sustained by this party,
becomes him as n man to sustain all thes
measures, of which this is one, which ai
calculated to secure its integrity, increase ii
strength, and enlarge its influence.
Now I was not one of those who accon
pauied the excuraion lo Greenville a 6hoi
time ago, but I understand that on arri vin
there tho members had 110 pince to go for
lodging. To meet just such an emergency e
this, I am anxious that this bill .-.bail past
so that thoS8 having hotels .-hall oe made t
pay the pennlty if they deny the aecomdation
which we dem:ind. And to inls end, I appen
to every Republican ou the liuor to pledg
himself to do equal and exact justice to nil
i hat is the easeuce of this bill. It is all wi
wa .t; it is that which is secured tn us by th
Constitution of the State and the lleconstruc
lion Acts of Congress, and it is what wi
must have.
R. B. Eiliott (colored), ot Barnwell. I wa
bno of a number who doubted the exp?die?
cy of briugiug forward this bill at the pres
?nt time, but, after listening to thegeutlemar
from Sumter, I should be recreant to inj
identity if I remained in tny seat. That gen
tierna? has drawn a distinct line between th-,
races on this floor, ile bas told us that whet
fte i-sue is made b'-tween the white and tin
)olr*rod man be will be found on tbe-side. ol
lis own race. I do nor. blame him, but I say
hat when he or any nt ber man dr? ws that
?ne of distinction. I also stand wit li my racir.
I desire to notice some of his remarks
jriell? but plainly. The gentleman, altud d
u suflrage in Massachusetts, a Slate which,
[ thank God, I am able to claim as thu pince
)t* my nativity, ile tells us that we have an
d -catioua! qualification connected with thc
urTrage lhere. Either he forgot or purp uStily
'strained lo tull us why. Prior 'to the year
i>57 Massachusetts allowed universal sui'
rage. Every pian was a citizen. After the
ieptiblican party sprang into jife ami in its
k?yuond grappled the Democratic gian:, ibo
>eop!e with whutn the gentleman is ?di r, ;
?ed (the Irish) bt-gall to be imported. They
rere ?'orse lha.i thc slaves nf Africa, and
fere found tn bis willing tools in the banda.of
Copperhead DuV-iocracv; that Wjjuld hive
rushed rue riuu my | eopie] and am?go^inzeu
hi; Declaration i-fIndependence, th:it ail tuen
re bi ?m li?e and iqual and endowed by their
Jr- ator with certain inalienable riebt?. Firmi
ng ibis cundhi-iii n ? allai is. the Legislature
if MasSaCbU et:.s passed a law thal no man
?io.dd be allowed lo vote unless he could
ead and write. We found thu many w.-ie
[charred tba', privilege because UJUV bud
uiue tn.in thc s-vamps uud bogs of Ireland,
am glad, however, t<> be able, lo s'.y th.-io
rere lew men .if my idem ?ly in Massae!) u
etts deprived ol' sn.-li a boo;, by s'leb a eau: e.
II was willi bad lanie, the;el ore, that the
'enlleman from Sumter dew iuch a Hue of
tinline:ion. But sine, the i?sn>! bal been
nade. I accept it, und much us I doub'ed the
ixpediency of considering this btill, I shall
tow press it ami vote for ir, wilh al! my euer
ry. If necessary 1 will nukeit stroi.g.-r, and
I .md upon the consequi-nc'-s.
The gentleman says it is we who aro array
ns taco against race. I deny it. The l ill
: .nteinplates nothing of the. kind. It. treats
in'v of public earners, of pi-rsons ensiured
a nnblic business, n quir ng i io.-; se ? u-d 1
\ k thc gentleman from Suinter, if we could
lo 1-ss as legislators.than provide ihnr no dis
.inclino shall be made against us? Would
I n '.t be a bad taste for us to debar iMirs?-?v?.*?
rom tho f-nj lymcat 'of privileges we create
[br others ?
Mr. Spenker, I b<>pe that eery man on (his
lot-r wh ' claims lo be >>. Republican will Vo?C
f.ir ?his bill. I will not i-isult thc dignity of
?ie House by appealing io race, or asking a
nan to vote for it iiecause he is eirher while
ir black i but 1 ask him Mit\pjy on t.!ie groin d
tbat the in,ra<ure is right, and pr< per, and in
iccord with I be principles in voiced in thc
whole scbemof reconstruction.
Mr. Stoeb'er, of Marion (white). I am a
ft. publican, and have tho princiob s of the
patty as much at heart ns any man, but,
nevertheless, I deem it inexpedient to loree
this bill at the present time, or until the. fad
elections have taken place. I shall not,
therefor^, vote in favor ot it.
Rev. B. F. Jackson (white). Mr. Speakr-r,
[ am not surpns-id at my difficulty in obtain
ing the flour on this question. To my mind
it is one of ihe most vital issues that can be
presented either in this S,ta;e or \n the Union.
Hence, it is not surprising that it ba.* awaken
?d so much discussion and excitement. My
beart is this morning rejoiced by the thought
that I am a member of the Republican party
-the citizen of a nation the govern-r ent of
which is based upon the rights of man as man.
0ur "..refathers came here from the old coun
.j in the midst of winter, suffered all the j
hardships of a New Eogland clime at that !
inclement season, and exposed their lires to '
the vengeance of tbe savage, that they mL'ht '?
create a colony where the rights of man could 1
bo recognized, acknowledged and e; j'iyed. ;
From that colony has sprung up a pe 'pie ;
[Vom that people a nation ; from that seed a ;
(ree which bas overshadowed all th . l*nd ;
The principles then planted we enj ,y f j day. j
We are now told that these principles are not
to be realized ; that we must not represent
md acknowledge the fruit ' which has b/on
growing for two hundred years i that we mus'
not legislate in accordance with the greal prin- i
rjiplcs of American liberty and justice, which
ire'tho rest lt of these early struggles. We j
arc told by members of our own party that
it is inexpedient to recognise tbem at this
time-in other words, that we must still ru
main unjust.
Sir, I am no man for expediency. It is ex
pediency which baa well nigh ruined the na
tion. Compromises have nearly overthrown
uur government, and I believe in them no ;
more. For two hundred years we have
been working under tho idea of expediency, ,
and the doctrine has delug/d our land in j
This issue is plainly before us, not merely
as a State, but as a nation. Shall the recot
struclion policy of Congress be sustained '?
That policy is based upon justice and equal
rignts, and the question is : will the nation
fulfill the obligations which it has made ? For
two hundred years our people have made tits
criminations on accouut ol race and color.
Four millions of pcoplo have been crushed in
the dust. They have waited, aud waited^and
waited for justice, and still the gentlemen
from Sumter (Mr. Ferriter) says, " Wait ! we
aro not ready !" Groat God! have they not
waited long enough ? llave they not borne
thair Ljtr Jens, ?bed their toara and worn their
j stripoirlong enough to be entitled to justic ?
at last? What more haw wu to wait for ? I
wy lefga wait no longer, but grasp the fruit
which -Providence hn>- given to us. Thc gen
tleman baa saki that the colored people ol the
South gnjoy their pr i viii;;, s by the sufferance
of tEeJyhite man, and, therefore, they should
not demand a i enlargement of thc-e privil
eges. .Sir, th?v Jo l10t ask this boon as a
charity-a* a bfjrgr.r s>ks lor bread-but as
n.en they demar.d it as a riebt which the
'Republican party has pledged itself to be
stow. !
I rijjpat, thcref re, that the provision* of
ihe bill atv eminently proper, and if this
body, toit h ita inaj uiiy "f colored vain, rio
not declare that the discrimination now made
in burnes* transactions is invidious and con
temptjble, th -y will bu fi sc to their r?ce, re
c ' -ni to their r!uty, and unmindful of the
lesMMaof the boor. For two hundre#ycara
the white baa oppressed the black man of thu
Southjj absorbed his earnings, grown rich
upon Ihe sweat of his br^*-. drawn his iife
blood'and crushed bis ambiti on. And now
thai 'he colored citizen lias rhvii lu Iii? might,
and demanded thc pi i vi leges enjoyed bj the
former owners of thc soil, demand? d educa
tion ii?d a participation in the enterprises of
thc age. shall the white man be permitted to
crush-'out. ibis desire, and perpetuate the un
just, distinctions which have existed in the
past?. Ia it consistent with Republicanism,
o'* with thc theory of our government, that :
tbeestthin** shall be? Is free South Carol!* j
na slid Miling to enforce those prejudices I
which u dcrlie the history of a period during I
which thc bodies anti souls ol men were, held j
in a bondage worse than death? I rb? not |
believe ii. arni for UM: am glad that ibis bill ;
das been brought up, so that by our votes
we nifty record'our determination lo biol out ?
the last vestige of a gu vein ment which re- '
(need tu recognise all mena- equals before I
tho law.
\T. J. Whipper, of Beaufort (colored). Ooe
fact which i m pre.-ses tn? very strongly ia the
absence nf so hr^et a proportion of our whi'e
Republican members. If I Ind not htvn here
whian the resolution was passed to drape itu:
Speaker's desk in mourning for the late Mr.
Stevens, 1 should have* supposed that they
hud been kilicd oil by ibo Kn-ICIux-Khui and
we wi re mourning their lo.-s. 1 lo>.k for some-j
of mir congressional aspirants -li-r some who !
areTojpiiing to be commissioners-for .?tiler* j
who liave bren elided as Republicans ami j
wiio dep-nd fir their posit Urns upon the black j
vote, but limy arc all gone. This fact sa is- j
lies nie alone that this isa very importan!
question. I honor that land '.! men (the
Lvinocr><t?) who sit yonder dc; eau. ned io v^e
agaj?st this bi i I, bu; for thu*? wiio prt:tcnil to
bj.Re?.u':)!ic:ns an i ari* lurking around the
co tn mi; lee rooms to avoid voting upon it, 1
haven supreme contempt. The gi'ntlctmn
from Suinter (Mr. Ferriter) says that many
Republicans ?lave lost their Mauling at home
by becoming identified with : li i - party. Let
me tell him thai if hi- is the course they intend
to pmsur: on lida door they will lose every
thing herc ul*o.
ihn gentleman from Sumter says it will
break up ihe hotel*! If he will go with mo
tom^ kitchen > t u first class hotel he K il see
tiiere a big black mau banding thc meat tbtt
ia to'lbu eate* tn the dining room. Go to ihf
dijjH&jrooip and he will find him p^tj-?qg
bi^r^lRTptTiC-'-s-wi t'b . a? i't oe' familiarity in the
wnrlil.-. (lo tu :i t?Mt-ela?a barber ?hop, mid
you n?Dmii to his manipulations even to ihe
-.liking nu d of that infaliole thermometer, 'he
human nose.
But when the colored mao asks to be tv
r:t gnix d as a nial?, and ty be protected with
out Stoopiug io the perforuiunce ol ulenia! du
nus, then he b-&?mea an object . f aversion,
and thc uit-inlier iiilks about uncial equality,
and imagines ii- must taki- yon iaiu isis arms
;;s he probably would your sis er i; she was
goOj lu-.1:This i? an outrage upon tile
colored lu .u. l u:?M you to know tout th?
black man has luci) identified wi!h tLe de.
VeiopuiCnt of this CQuutry fur two hundred
years, a';.! willi o7i-iy great struggle f r tue
[-.reservation ot her liberties. In lin; language
u! John G. Whittier, their bones whitened
every He'd of th* revolution, their feet track
ed ivitu blood the snows ol Vailey Forge, and
they partook; of a' 1 the hardships of the old
prison ship Jersey. Agni's in the w?r of
ISl2 i hey respuuded t" ihe cali ol tnt-ir coun
try ; and in the li'ail: ul a black man was
ixniC'.-iyed ihe id'a ol defending New Orl?ans
with colton bales Again, in thu late rebell
ion ?he services of the black tuan were re
quired ; and alt oiie.li In was ai brat told toni
?ni? ?'-'n.> a white loan's \v:.r, it, caine lo pa.,*
that they bad a Iii:Io mort1 djiag lo do than
was agreeable, und ho was uilowed to enlist.
Tile re*ult w.is that when Ihe war closed, Iwo
huutlrt'd i homet nd loyal colored feet marched
lo the music ol'the Union. Aro such men
to be mid t!i t i hey are not io be dealt (villi
fairly, jju>tly, end pi accordance with evert
( r uciple ot ju tic?)
\Ve ?ru told that ibis measure wiil defeat
tho election of Gram a:.d Colfax My reply
itt thi-: licit if doing right will defeat Gram
and Colfax, lot them be defeated. If we have
got to stoop and cater to thc prejudices o'
men in order lo clfeCt Ml?-h un object, it were
belier they had not been bera.
This bill proposes simply to prevent a dis
crimination on aceount of color in the conduct
ot that busiue^s which depends upon ihe State
for license and protection. Remember lhat
we carried the Siate in th > last elections, a id
did to under an order of General Canny,
which forbid these distinct! ms aa rippjieri lo
common, carriers, and if we eapacit carry
it again under similar circumstances ihe
aouiicr we yield our c. ulrol to others ihe
Let this bill fail, ard what will be the re
suit? You, mern bel 8 of the Legislature, who
happen to have dark skins, will ba compelled
to ride in the smoking car, wbde others, like
thc gentleman ?rom Sumter will aelect his
seat in that portion of the train which he
plea-es. Pass ?hit bill, and the conductor J
who dares to di-criminate against you may
Ita brought to justice. We have to lhank
God that there is a majori ty on thi* door who
cannot vole o:.berwi<e than for tLi? bill. It
is your duty tu pass it. lam not afraid of
'.Lose who I know will rot* against ir, but 1
do desire that every Republican un this floor, |
while or colored, shall record his vote, and
relbia end I call for lbw yeas, and nays. J 1
was ab.iui.'to .-ny that I had my eyes on some
ol these Republicans, but I have not. You
can't keep your eye on them, but I have J
marked them.
The question waa on the adoption of the
amendment common carries or.!' i
Whipper withdrew his call for the yeas and j
nays. It was renewed by Mr. Smith, Demo- \ (
erat, mid sustained.
Elliott movetl a call of the House. George
L?o s iid he wanted IQ "?co whore eyory man
s to d. t
Tho call of the House was made, the Ser |
geant-al-arms being iustructed to bring in ev- ,
The question was then taken, and was de- j
cidtd in the affirmative us follows: yeas 73. ! ,
naya 20. j ?
[Many of the negro members were so exei- j
ted 'hat they shouted " Yes, yes, yes !" Oth- ,
crs simply said " Yes. forever." T, l^e latter
seemed the most popular response. Several .
white, men attempted to explain "tbejr vote, i i
but were not permitted to do so. Several ' <
colored men enjoyed tho privilege without
objection. The issue made was purely one of I
race.] 1 I
On motion of George Lee, (colored) thc i
wi rds " or charter" were inserted after tho '
word " license" io tho-fi rsl srctiou,;and it was '
then ordered to a third reading. i
The second section wa-> then rend.
Cain (colored) moved to strike out
words ''Mx mouths'* and insert 4i tw
Whipper seconded thc amendment.
Mr. Bullock (Democrat) endeavored tc
cure a Cull of the yeas and nays, bot the c
decided it was nut in older.
Mr. Smith ( Democrat) moved to strike
th? word months and insert days. Vt
Soportas (colored) rn-.vedto sinke out
Kurds " fiv-> hundred dollars" and insert .'
th u-and dellar*."
B >ib amendments were agreed to.
A ur! at dod ol manoeuvring was r?soi
to hy tie Rubc-ii* tu pm vont tue Derona
from being beard or recognized. The pr
:<u.s question wa-; culled as ?omeofthe i
[ions were re>.il.
..ir. Prank Sloan (Democr*') called the
t. nt ion ot' thc chirit- to the fact thar, acct
lng tt.< tl.e rule* of i ho old House ofRcprc*
taiives, tinder which they purported to
iClinjr, there WHS rm call for the previ
Thu SpP?kvr pro lan. said he couldn't h
that. Where the rulei wer?: not laid do
?r ine v indana? ol this House, he must
m accordance with general parliament!
.ulea. This put a -topper on the Democn
who desired io re? rd their votes.
Mr. Sio?bcr (Republican) desired to i
dain. The Buttle refused.
C. H. Wilde;-, of Richland (colored). ?
a?ned the Ifoor ?uri W-JS permitted lo cxpli
jis vote. He said lb? bill waa impolitic, n
would do an injury ui the party. Unde: c
r.in circumstances and at a proper time
vodld not hesitate io introduce snob a tm
iure himself, but at pre-em ha deemed I
v i-ie ihiii/ unwire sud calculated lo do
mtnciise amount ol hann to lib race.
Varions attempts were made to "ga
rYJjJder in his bold rlefiance of so large a rr,
. ruy, bm he stuck bravely to his text, a
(bowed a degree of moral courago that w
Sections 3 and 4 then pa sed by a vote
?eas TI. nays 2(1.
H. W. Purvis offered the following
m additional section, bot ii was voted dow
''. All associations holding a charter of i
tarp nation from the State, which shall di
:ri initiate as to membership on account
:.c.-, color or previous condiii-.m, shall ioii't
nch charter.11
The question ihen recurred on passing tl
.ill as u whole. to a th:rd rending, und i
notion of Mr. Crews (Republican), the ye.
:n 1 nays libing taken, resulo-d HS follow.:
Aye?-Wuiic?., 8 ; c dot ed, 53. Total. G
Noes-Whir ts, li) J colored, 5. Total 24.
There 'vere 18 whites and 19 colored wi
?id not vute.
Truman Root (scalawag) from this Distric
-a disgrace to his race,-and his bosom n
;ro companions, Hivers, Gardner, Lee an
/'aili, voted in favor of the bill. Dave Hai r
nm ttbae: t. John Woolley-to his credit I
i remain bet cd-voted against thc iufamou
?ill. ^ _
A '?lSfEiiBXATloN CASK-The Washing
on eity L'cctiini/ .Vfar of Augu-t lOih sn}
!?at a while department clerk was marrie
?-. H.muluito girl on that du-;. The fair dan
,:1 is ul i i-- OH th obi faith, and cooseque'ntr;
tiiiisieal on b.-ing married by a priest of ibu
?b ur h. Application to the priest ot her pat
ah fade Las be n-lus--! . ? live any?hng t
lo with ibii matter. Th!* Star say? that tb
derk an ? his would ; e mulatto brid.- at le-.g'
iiereedwi'in hivin'4 aa int.-.: ?iew with th
\rchl.ish-.p oi ti? Di ?cese I Bt?-imore, dur
rn; v/hiel! til?-}' r HU-^'.M p?MU?s*?OU for th
>ropo*ed mate", mid were peremptorily refui
?I. Nothing daunted, however th*y return
?d to this city and found Methodist Minis
er who made tutin ;na;i and wile.
Pldiitdviler says tuc Hoii. Richard Gregg, o
furors-.. Dearborn ctuniy, a life long Whig
md a Republican at the organization of thu
/arty, came out in a public speech in Auron
.-si wi_ck for Seymour and Blair.
.aid is greatly disgusted because Mr. C. D
i ?bert-om hitherl a .-Innig Republican, hst
e-niunced thal p ii; . natl made .H.speech a
i Seymour ratine.?sion meeting in Boonviih
l few days sii.C'*. lt calh him a "traitor
'cncgndf|" ic -New Alhnuj Ledger.
Tue Dayton Ledger says Charles Morris
>? Tm-, ?hio, ono of th? leading lawyers (.
diami county. a;:d hitherto an active liepub
?can, rms publicly announced his intention tc
iU*>iK>rt Seymour ai d Blair. Quite a numbei
)f ( ther prominent Republicans in Miami
ioutsty Lave renounced theil former faith, and
?he Democracy Umro ?re even confident ol
iring able to carry '.he c .nely this fail.
Oi'ioNio.vs ot' GIU.NT.-Tilton-Grant i*
i dru: hard.
Phillips-Grant is a drunkard, and as
: brainless as his twaddle."
Sumner-Grant is not an irreversible
ruarntiteo,"' and "made a whitewashing re
>ort t'J fortify Andrew Johnson/'
Chiiie-" Grant is a man of vile habits and
IO ideas." *
Anna Dickinson-" I am going to England
o pet out of advocating this bungler,
Mr. Stant-iu-." Grant says nothing, and
inows lesa than nothing."
Wilson-" I will never, so help me God.
iupnort any but temperance men for office."
Greeley-"The Presidency requires a man
>f ideas ard statesman."
Colfax-" I declare, in advance, no doubt
ul man shall have my ballot for President."
Kelly-**I will die on my tracks belorc i
viii subscribe to thi< white washing. '
A self styled professor advertised an en
attainment in St. Louis, a ?cw nights since,
it which he was to expose tlie mysteries of
piritnal manifestations, allow himself to bo
ihot at with pisrols, and let ? lie audience into
di tho secrets of jugglers. After appearing
?pfore tho audience ?ind nguesting aiose who
leftir?d to sho.it at him tu [nepare lt\r-?7 y\a
ols, he went brill nd tho aUtge curtain and
)a<< not ?ince Won aeen. He i bt iini'd alu-ttt
wo hundred dollars and left his hall rent and
Hinting hills unpaid.
Every Drmocrat would be delighted to sec
3!air aud Colfax make a speaking canvass
ogether. Blair is willing, bulColfax is weak.
I'licy once had an encounter in Confess.
3i-.ir pulverized Colling between his thumb
md forefinger, and could, upon a pinch, have
aken hi^i, c.s. a pinch ol* snuff. But his nose
lid Vt hanker r.ftcr such an article.-L.OUis>*
.ille Journal.
A Radical having lectured a Wilmington
tegro oh account, of hix having allied himself
o thc Deu.ocralic party, the African relurn
)<\ answer:
Gilder your teaching we have alienated
rom us the mass of the white people N/^tb
is well-as South ?.you have jct {hit officefl and
imoluin??ts, wht1,'; we have ilwe the wo:k
md stan.; out in the cojd. For one, I am
Jdi.o with you.
T-iie Washington ?J?xr says that. M>veral
\QYI Gov^.'nor> of the Southern States re
?nnlly made requisitions ?>it ihe Secretary of
?Var for anns, under a law passed in 1796,
jut the Secretary has decUued 'o furnish
hem until further legislation is had on the
uibject. The Governors, in consequence, have
iniled in an appeal to Congress, to meet on
lb? day which th?y had adjourned to, to take
ictiou in the matter.
: Words of Wisdom for thc Colored Man.
j lion. J. B. CAMPBELL, of Charleston, closes
j bis admirable letter to thc Mass Meeting in
! Aiken, aa follows. We heartily w sb every
j colered .nan in the South w^u'd profit by the
I kind und true a?lvice so honestly tendered
them by Hun. Mr. CAMI'BKI.1. :
In cone'n Josi, I iiuve a few plain words lb
ibu colori'd people-directly io thc r-t-utii
fuliy. if nut agreeably. I bave a rii'bt l?i ad
vise them, b.-cause I am their friend. Th-y
know I am. I say to their, then, "you can
n?t and will not I,- permitted to part ?ci pit e.
ptTDianenliy r*ritl SHhst'imtially in f!:c p?.-11:?. vi
i pawer '>! this country, or atv ptrr '-fit. IL.
member what I .-ay. YUM ut?;, hi? sunt
by the illusion of a quulific-i Hiffrtce. flt ..:
will he fur the educated and "the pro|n;r-,
holders among you. They are .*<> few .!:.r -r
wiil give you m? pow*'', nut even tho shadow
ot ii. This is tbs " whit:- in'ttiV country ;''
it is hi' government and he intends to !:e-p
b'th. You cannot and ard? tint lic'O ei'li-r.
n ir will ether be li. bl by others fur yon.
You mri/ live lure n" yon w.'I, j eacrah'e.
h?;ppy ned pto per?us under me protection nf
our laws ju?t MS w. are protected, with w
distinction or ito quality; but you eau not
guvern us. You cannot >?y this is unreason?
able or rnjust. It is what you say to the
white man in your own countries, for you bavo
your countries and governments. Tbetc is a
.ree and prosperous colored government, a
Republic upon the moilelof our own. It has
a President, Senate. House of Ropresctittt
lives and a judieinl Department like our*.
Fiore it you have excluded the white man.
He is assured of (Sic protection of your laws
jusc as yul! are* protected by curs without dis
Unction. But he has not. and cannot have
political power or vole, or hold office, or par
ticipate lu the administration ?i ?he govern
ment. Such is the Republic of Liberia. T?iai
is no place for carpet baggers. There are iu
tiiat atmosphere no attraction? f'<r them. So,
also, it is tu St. Domingo and Hay ti. They
are thu cob rod man's governments. Anil if
you will, >un also may have other sowro
ineoti of your uWii, Lut lin y ?ill not lu: in
the United States. 1.-' every v. nile inbauiiniit
of South Carolina-if e.e.-y white mun, wo
man or child in tho Southern States should
consent and agree to ir, you wuuhl not bu
permitted hy the pcple ot the North and tho
West to establish a Liberia or a domini-.n, or
a FJayticn Government within the United
S ates. This matter is in their hands, not
ours. Nor is theto lo Le any partner-?ip
between thc whitu and colored mau in 'he
g 'Vcrnuiciit of this c untry. Ther- is \,<
middle ground in this maller. The g-.V'-m
ment must be all white cr all odored. Do
not your pretended friends teil \oU thii?, or at
least show thur, they mean this, when they
shut, you out by their command or entreaties
from the Congress where they are for the
time snprtme?
I know it is raid, you are told, you say it
too, that tho suffrage once given to you and
exercised, cannot he taken away. Some of
you even th reaten that thc attempt will be
iV.Iowid hy hl"od.-h'd. That will he t.* you
may choose. I was ouee u voter. Jr Waa un
birthright, my ancestors undi r Washington
and his Compeers, thought they had forever
secured the right to their descendent^. It,
has been taken fruin me. * The bayonet, and
powder-and ball^with J)J.>Ao_CJ^U"dj^it, and
they' will do the same for you. when law or
the color of law, or the voice of thc white
people bids them do it. Our people fought
them four years, and wc had euough of it.
Yon may try it if you choose.
1 shall not fight them or you for my right
to vote. It will como without that, and yours
will fall wirti or without it. You trust to
your present allies, who loi ced suffrage upon
you, not for your sake, but against us, and for
their own gain. You think they w;H stand
by you ? You are deluded, u Blood is thick
er than water." The -.Teat mass of the peo
ple wili stand by us-by their OWN RACE.
Your championa will be rca'tored and power
loss exceptions. Mr. Sumner, and such war
like heroes as follow suck a warlike chief, may
sound loud and long and echoing exhortations
to battle for you-but they will not be fouud
in the " forlorn hope."
Tho poor Indian thought HSvou think when
he boasted as yen do in calm security of his
grear, and powerful allies and Iriends. Eng
land an?! France, in the supremacy < f their j
powefand in thu infai'C? of oura, were hit j
ullics and friends. They would stand hy him i
in bis war* upon us-they purchased from
him rue scalps of our warriors, our women
and our children- And where now, and what ?
is tho Indian ?
Do you understand rn?: 7 I hope you do.
You have tho oppor.unity offered tochoose
between perpetual peace, prosperity and ad
vaucement in nil the many blessing! called
civilisation, between that and hostility to na,
degradation and final extermination. We ;
olfer you the former.
The carpetbagger tempt? you to the latter.
As your friend. 1 pray God to give you wis
d'jm in your choice, i
T-us would I talk and have our people
talk to our colored friends-truthfully, calmly,
friendly and honestly.
1 am. dear Mr, very truly, your lYiond aud
obedient servant,
No Wm:re to Hide his Head.
Judge Moses is reaping a tull measure of
reward for bis iufatny. Ou every hand fail
blows fust and heavy, aod any other man
thinner skinned than the luther of thu young
er renegade would sink under their infliction.
The Inst brick thrown at him ia frota the host
ol Israei, and being a severe blow it ought
to have pealed bim, but not a.?, be knows bow
to ineoi the storm having received tho high
est honors o', toa district and State, aud hav
iag been elevated considerably above his mer
ita, ho now in his uaturul character affiliates
with his kind. No where to hide hts bead,
did we say ? What matter if turutd off from
the bosom bf his tatLer? i He nestles on the
sweaty bosom of his adorable negro p*rty, and
hugs to his heart h:s pattern carpul-bagger
an? scalawag. Cv, Moses.-Newbe ry Herald.
SHAXLFCL.-The Washington Correspon
dent of i he Ballimore Gazette writes *s fol
lows to that paper : |
A gentleman who baa just arrived here
from Mississippi furnishes a, suggestive illus
tl'atiou ul tile workout}* ol Congressional ce
cunstruction., G,overuor Humphreys,refusing
*o vacate the office of Goveruor, was expell
ed from the office ; refusing to di vide the State
Mansion with the military appointee. Hum
phreys was by miiitnry authority expelled
from that to give place to his successor, who,
finding himself unable to furnish il, rented its
broad parlors for billiard rooms and its long
halls for ten pin alleys ;. and now thu State
Mansion, in which Mississippi GftVernors
have been accustomed to dispense hos; bali
nes in the name of i\\a commonwealth, ia con
vened into 4pub.i.u brothel.
day afternoon, saya tho N,ew York Times, a :
young married vornan, babe in anne, went
bathing near the coal yard of Abner Reeves,
River street, Newark. She remained over a
quarter of HU hour in the water, where she
amused herself performiug all the evolutions
knowu to expert swimmers, and throw ing her
infant some distance from her and then div
ing for it. The babe enjoyed lite ?porthuge
ly. The woman after haviug swam with one
hand round the pond, and tb.e other hobiing
the child, Came ou shore, donned her wearing
apparel and walked home with rosy cheeks
and an elastic step.
Xii? Jitney ijuesuoui .
j Tho Charleston Xews, speaking on ILM sub
ject, 'ayr :
No bords k-ued by this so-called Legis
lature will over be paid hy thc people ol the
j State. No loans contracted hy it on these
j Curity ol deposits of stocks cr bonds, or ?tier
1 property ol the S:ate, will t:ver be recognized,
. ami they, who lend the m-ney will be he'd ac
I emin ??l? fur any it jory > !tai may tC:ruo to
! the coiumonwt-ilth. No bilUreceivable. i-.*u
eo hy the .-..> <:alle<l Governor of the State,
. with thc sanction of thu ptetencVd Legi?5&
: tai o in carry on an illegal Government, will
b- ti-, rmitted to ?K- re ived in payment of the
: i.x i . i U;e Si?te. Tue dehn ol S tiMi Car
. t; i m e?n nilly J by the wid e people.
; ritcy ?uniioi. ?J- jm'd by li..- penni <-.-s white
! a*!vrutuii*r or th- in provident negro, ami the
; widte {-eop'ti "'I SottSli (J-rniihH ure dct? rmir
> ed ?tul r?'M?lved 'lia' t <? rn?: eyed < bli^?>lion
j en tr-.c i;d lay 4ii'h ri r II: the exiViuie Leg
i i>lhtiiri- .tdd it- . Hie r- ?hnlietei be aeknow
j lertjr- . L O if /. i t p
j . M lu v ':. I< .M- .:t.tc riiU'l hare, cr it
? will iii*l| aw . U- rw ? heiure the Min.
j ! ..li . Urn V ci-. ! ' c lili' I .?III *i hm tho
j St?i'?- ; '--i ct r. nse e ..'.!. -.?hi e mun in it
knowa the lolly ??! Inmltng what wiJI uiver
be repaid, upon H Iwnd mut can never he en
forced, or upon collaterals which he would
never dare lo sell. The money must come
from the N .nh. and ii i* our duly to warn
the capitalist*! and Itii?r.ci.-rl* the ?"'"try
that tlc y mw lil aa ir? I Its-*' w t i*ir 1 ?rs
?otu the 8'je, ai I-.TH-I tn?.-? i> tue usurping
body in session in Colu.n.?i*. '
To the Colored People.
We publish Wow iv;i eMIact from a speech
tarde to the colored people i f GeortM? by i-fl
eaiiticnt gentleman of that State, lt contai; 8
some excellent suggestion*, and ft wot thy of
a careful perusal. Wu contint .d it to the
careful consid?ration ot the Colored people of
this State :
What a glorious fu'ure there ?3 for yon in
these Southern Slut. a. A mild winter, a
inn fut -j t ii J? ?;; d summer. Mid autumn, v. ith
?ls rich ui.d abundant yield. Acclimatized,
and accustomed to the cullur? of the soil ;
and in the midst of thone who irom i ti mt cy
have looked upon you, with feelings of affec
tion ; and you, with gratitude, us the recipi
ents of their kindness. What can prevent
your advance in all the b cvdngsof life? Sur
rounded with all its e-mfoiia and assured of
its ?at'eiy. Nothing! nothing ? bot the evil
ad vi c.-ol' hud tn-n : eon einpttblu us pi rai. ts
for noli! c?l |- -He H ?-o have Cou c amongst
utid ?re iiiirrytt.jf y #u i ? ru;n and destruction,
I arraying you in .>, po-i (lou lo your friends
HU-I former owners. They tell you if the
Democrats gain thc elections you will bo
made ?laves. This is false, and they know it
to be false, hut they tell it with the energy of
truth aud wnit you tn believe it. Believe
them not, fellow-citizens. You are free;
never, no never, to he slaves again ; save to
your own passions and their evil advice.
Free ns the whi'c man, protected as the white
man, by the -mu:' IH?S i>( your country, ?nail
that ia righi, jual Hid lu momble. But this
Government is a white man's Government.
The Indian never ruled ; the nepro will never
rule, and it i madness lo think otherwise.
Do you think, that one million and a half of
p opie, two-thirds of whom cannot read, nor
do they know the
si rn pleat letter in the alpha
bet, will govern thirty million of men who
have made laws for these States; led armies
to battle, and whose eloquence held io breath
less suspense thu Congress of our coui.try.
Are such men as th? go to be governed by
you? Believe not ti.cir falsehood. L'sten
D?t to them. Oh ! that my voice could reach
) cu from the seaheacb to thu mountain of
every Southern Stale, and convine you that
your only friends are those who will give you
employment and citer you the protection of
life and properly, tinder the same laws that
guard their own, and that only a quiet sub
mission to Ihoye laws, which wo most all
obey, will give peace and plenty where want
and oppression now reigns triumphant. Now
make your choice, and God direct you to
make it wisely, for it will be want ana exile,
or life, peace and prosperity.
According to the New Orleaos Picayune,
Mr. Davis has gono to England for the pur
pose of entering into a business partnership
with an eminent commercial firm, and he will
soon return to New Orleans as the represen
tative in that city of thc business interests of
.he house. On vhich thc New York Times
ie mark?: ** It io doubtless the colton business
in which he intends to cngn^", and w.- have
no doubt il:?f lb" 'inn ol Kruger, Davi-i Co.,
j will be von popular it? th? South, and will
! com maud n large enough business lo furnish
j tho ex rebel chief a .competence in a"short
! time. Davis has been in pecuniary straits
! since the downfall of the Southern rebellion,
though he has received some help from hie
friends in the South, and also Irom his fi ?ends
iu the North. He ia sixty years ol a^re, but
may yet succeed in business." .
COMING OVER.-Thc Schcnern* (N. Y.)
Monitor, heretofore an inlltieutul independ
ent paper. h;.s come out strong for Seyraou.
aud Blair, and the restoration of the Onion.
It well says that tho people are tire.i of di
order and chuos in tho Government ; that
standing armies to keep an already subdued
people iu Lubjection. with & paper currency,
a monstroas debt, negro supremacy, and con
tinued violation of Constitution and law-all
these sicken the pei pie, and a change is de
Tho Albany Aryn* says lint a pemicmau
I in Washington writing lou frioiul in that
city, says : " 1 have always opposed Govi mor
Seymour, but I see no way io save the < ' .re
stitution aud the liberties of the pe? ph.- ex
cept in thu election of the Democratic candi
dates. I suall do all in my po wt r to aid the
A letter from a prominent politician of In
diana, who bas been several limes iu Ooo
glees, assures us -that Seymour and Blair,
upon the platform of equal tax*ih?nr?i?? sweep,
thu State? ol ln.ii.ttM and Ih'.hoi- hy com
manding majorities ; and he i>:ake* bis rc
putaiion fur political sagacity upon tl?? r?r
Colonel C. C. Gardiner, ef Klm?ro X. V.,
a gallant officer of ihe WHT, a-.-nl beret*'..re a
Republican, comes out ?q?iarely forth. Dem
ocratic ticket.
terday morning two gentlemen, while inking
a cup of c flee and a sandwich in th?- rating
house ai tho. railroad depo*, goi into u con
versation about the political prw?|*?*Nt in
Michigan. One insibted that it v.ou!d*go*
Democratic ; ihe other d?irrcdited the ?t?te
meni. TJuu first sneaker, by way of attesticg
his faith in the correctness of ibe statement,
oflered to bet one hundred dollars that it
would go Democratic. He said he ii ved ia
that State, and knew what he wanaking
about. He said that Republicans xre 1 ?ving
the" Republican party in hundred*. Th? man
who at first dispuU-d the corr? etnem ff the
statement whs inoUa?d tu tnkc the bet. but
on a little reaction declined to do so. Massa
chustttta is the only State Republicans would
he safe in betting much money ou.-Colum
bia (Ohio) Statesman:
Dina's Lifo of Grant contains a chapter
entitled " Gcmiral Grant as a Statesman."'
Prentice says : Not xnpTSt abaurd would be,,
in a piscatory work, a chapter; enticed ''Hat
Sardine as a Whale.''

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