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BT D. R. DUR!SO E. * ..vu* ^_._-^w.--.-.-?^W.^H.H??.-?.u-..^H^^.?J^.?...........M?u.....a.w...?.?.^^......-.....M. - ' EDGEFIELD, S. C., E 19. 1873. . ! * VXX?1II.-N?. 26. - -? '.? ._I.:_ . JL ^ XVI 1 -MXVj Dealer Drugs, Medicines, Groceries, %dgefield, S* C., . WoULB?ire8|>?itrallf ?tate?to bia Friends and the Public Generally that he has purchased of Dr. W. A. SANDERS, his Entire Stock, and will J keep on Laad full supplies <rf Y I?ey Goods, Eoreiga &-Domestic Perfumery, HAIR BASHES, COMBS,* TOILET ARTICLES, 'Bathing and Surgeon's Spongesr?r Brandies, Wines'as? Whiskies for Medicinal Purposes, PAINTS, oils, VARNISHES; '-BLASS, PUTTY, Paint, Varnish and White Wash Brushes, FIX!. SI PPL Y OF ALL KI .YDS <.AI51^,.\ SEEDS, .. .. '.. ' t Together with a general'assortment of GROCERIES,. TOBACCO, LIQUORS, &c., *Such as BACON SIDES. HAMS, SHOULDERS, LARD, MACKEREL, FLOUR, MEAL, SALT, . SUGARS, SYRUPS, MOLASSES,COFFEE. TEAS, RICE, CECEESE, MACCARON?, CRACKERS, >. ? 3o4*. fta^ph; fioapB? ^ndlej,'" I ;. ? .. i ? r ? ? : '..**. | > ?. } / BRANDIES, WHISKIES, ?sc. Fine White Wine and Apple VINEGARS^ (?' ; Chewing and Smoking TOBACCO anoVSEGARS,1 : . V * ' ? Citron, ?urrar^J^isjjas, Bildes, Jeilies, "Aim??dl, Pe'can^u'tsVBT?ifT Nuts, Walnuts, Backets, TJnbs, Brooms, <Sc, All of which will be sold at the lowest rates for Cash. A share of the trade solicitad. -I?_ _.... _"_ _ . _ . Dr^Sanders w?ll he on hand at all times ta COMPOUND PRESCRIP TIONS at thMbsrtfcsttaoti?e. % f y* r? i r i . /\ ) \ , %Ul Jl J VX / I D.L T? RMR. Jan 28 '* . tf ? 6 - NOTIGE TO TH?^T?Z?WrS OP EDCEFiELD WE are receiving our SPRING ami SUMMER GOODS, consisting of.all the Novelties of the Season. Our Stock : s much larger than usual, and never more complete. Close buyers will save money by giving it an inspection. Also, full line of FURNISHING GOQI'S-on JJ a nj. -WEIDMAN & BENSON, 0*2:9 ? Broad Street, August,Opposite Masonic Hall, t, Ga,r-April 2 .. , - . ^ " ?? ^ ' toona ; ?? . .. ..^ D R U S Gr JL- 3 T, jomvsmirs DI:POT, S. C. **. ' * a J?AV?NG just opened a Dr lift' Store at Jhis,pla?e. I take ?his method of informing my friends and the public generally that I now have iii Store a full line of Drugs, Patent Medicines, Toilet Articles, Perfumery, tit ?3J GLASS, PUTTY,' KEROSENE OIL, Tobacco. .Segar?, In fact everything usually kep? in a Drug Store,-ail new and warranted genuine. My prices are as low as such Goads can be sold in any market in the same quantity. T. J. TEAGUE. Johnston's Depot, Feb 19 * ly 9 MILLER, B?SELL * BURUM . .. . -AND-1 Commission "Mereli'ts .(fl'if! ni i r, l #? # 7 Broad ^net, Augusta, Ga. WE are now in receipt of our Fa.ll Stoc? :?f GROCERIES, consist ing in part of- 4 . . ' . .<. ? . , i Bacon SIDES, Bacon SHOULDERS, Dry Salt SIDES, - SUGARS of all grades. ? SYRUPS-New Orleans and New York Drips, MOLASSES, Rio, Laguyra and Java COFFEE, TOBACCO. SALT, -PEPPER, SPICE, Crackers, Pickles. Cove Oysters, CANNED GOODS consisting of Peaches, Blackberries, Tomatoes, <fec. ' MACKEREL ?H Barrels,-half and quarter bbl?, and Kits, Seed WHEAT, Seed RYE, Soed WATS, Seed BARLEY, Case Liquors of BRANDY, WHISKEY, GIN, We are also offering the most complete and largest stock of BARRE LIQUORS of any House in the City, find.selring at prices that will indue buyers to purchase nearer home than in Eastern rndrkets. .To.'&oi Pk^ters>anrir:Me**o^rite*of Sedgefield nu .would take this occasion to expro??s-our thanks for their p.-vst liberal p^frc&?gv and -respectfully re quest n continuance of tho Sanne. ' m 5*&*Buying our Good- for CASH, we are* prepared to felting law, and oft times lower, tlx.an any other House in tlie<?ityi L ' ' - * . ; A?g?*k*, Ovt. 9 tf 42 THE PEOPLED CLOTHING STORE. THE LARGEST HOUSE IN THE STATE 268 Broad St., Augusta, Ga? ^X?\T* J?3L. Ramsey, Agent WE offer this sea<"n the LARGES H LINE OF FINE, MEDIUM AND COVMON READY MADE SP?ING and SUMMER CLOTHING, for ME^'and BOYi, in tim State. WL. have some of the MOST ELEGANT GOODS that c*n be found, and everv artiek? of our own'make," and'equal to*custom work, togerner with the-'FINEST LINE OF FURNISHING GOOD-S, in th? city. H\TS. CAPS. TRUNKS, VALISES. &c. New Goods constantly arriving. Large men OE small,?til find no trouble in getting fitted. Boys from 2} to 20 vears olrr ww"l#4ui*4d. No one sbonld purchase Clothing before ex anrininff this i m?nense stock. '.( " s b W. A. HA .11 SE Y j Agent. April 16, ? ? 2m_17 Pair Notice ? \ White iln?n rf?ek Suits, ?1.L persons Indebted to.molbr?ood* purchased during tho year ia?2, St* URGENTLY REQUESTED T? . CALL AND SETTLEO^T OrfGEi Nineteen per cent, per annum will be added to a]l srr?j!?.aceonntoo?eX^^tJ'^'Uary^ Hence forth' mr,1&rn<* WW'lie 19 per cent, per anndm; *itli Um (W) days of frroce after mahiritv. J. H.J?HEATHAMj I AT only $11,00 per suit,-a splendid article and verv cheap. J. "H. CHEATHAM. Wfi^ ii '?>??: tf) . ? %n Prints!. Prints! JUST - Received at' JC H. GHEA'T: HAM'S 100 Piece? BEST PRINTS. May 14 tf 21 " TH?3 OI.D COAT OF GRAY. ?t ! ^ ... :. ,/ ? ?j . , BY BLONDIE. It lites there alone- it i?> rusty and faded With a patch ou the elbow, a hole the jade, But we think of the brave boy who wo it, and ever ?? ... . Look on it with pleasure, and:touch with pride. . >.'.' A history clings to it-over and over, We see a proud youth'hurried off the fray, With bis form like the oak, and his ey like the eagle's, How gallant ne rode in the ranks "the Gray!" It is rough-it is worn-it is tattered * places Bi ?tl love it the nacre for the story bears; A bUry of courage in struggle with se ** rows And a heart that bore bravely its bu den of cares ; . It ia ragged and rusty, but, ali ! it wi - shining 9 In the silkiest sheen when he wore . away, * And his smile waa as bright as the gh Summer morning, When he- sprang to his place va. tl ranks or "the Gray." There's a rip in the sleeve, and (?he ooh is tarnished The bnttoas all gone with their glitt* and gold; "Tis a thing of the past, and we reve entry lay it Away with the treasures and relics i old. As tba gi its of a love, solemn, a weet an unspoken, . . Are cherished as leaves from a lon vanished day, We will, keep the old jacket for the sal of'tire loved one .Who rode in the van of the ranks i "theGray." ? Shot th rough .with-ajjullot-right here i > the-shoulder- , And down there the pocket is split ter ed and, soiled Ah ! more-see the lining is st&ined an discolored ? ' Yes-blood drops the texture hath Mi fened and spoiled. . It came when he rode at the head of th Column, Charging down in th'e battle one dead liest day, Whcu squadron*.of foemcn were broko .asunder, . And victory rode with the ranks c "tho Gray.". 35 ' - * ' ' .. .. ?* \< Its. memory is swet-tness and sorrow commingled To ni? it is precious-more preciou than gold lu tho- rein aii<l the shot hol e a vol um? i written, lu the stains on the lining is agony told Tliact was teil years*ajso, when in lifo'i Runny monting " He rode with his comrades down int the fray,. Anti flu* old coat he were, 'and the goo< sword he wielded Were ?ll that came from tho ranks o "the Gray," And it lie* theroaloue; I'll reverence il i erer. The patch ou the elbow, the hole in-thi . t*ide. For a galhniter heart never beat than tin loved one, Who wore it in.honor .... ! *. .' pride Let me brush oil' the dus. tors and tarnish, Let rno fold it up clog, awify, It is <U1 that is left of the ..? ?.? lostone, , t? "Who tonghi for the mefur in the rank) of "tlie trtay * ? ... ;* V ~ w*" Foi- -the Advertiser. . > - )\L". RDITOB.-Th el Lt i I way bctv.eet Atlanta and Charlotte, by the way ol Gainesville and Greenville, wil]|.1oubt less hasten the completion of tbc Blue Ridge Railroad. Tho Air T.inc now about finished, being transverse and leading to Commercial Empori ums both East and Wes:, will inter cepta great deal oT 'trade and trove! i at the base of the mountains, and will,, to that extent, diminish the business, oj" all. the, Towns and Citiei on the So urti side of this new Road. To check-mate this'move, Columbia, Wilmington, Charleston, Port Royal, Savannah, Macon, Augusta and Ath ens must, in self-defence, push for ward through the Rabun Gap to Knoxville, where all the Railways from Chicago, Louisville, and Cincin riat?, seek???g tbe nearest Southern market, or the nearest xltlanfic Ports, are to be concentrated at no distant period. The proud, and overshadow ing position already accordecT to St. Louis, with the prospect of the Geor gia Canal, will precipitate this move ment on tiie part of the mighty Cities controlling the traffic of the Ohio Valley. The Great Trunk Lino for through freight and passengers will be along the very shortest and best possible route ?'rom Chicago to Port Royal, via Ed gefiel d and Aiken, with radia ting lines near Knoxville to lije West ern Cities, and with ' radiating lines near the Rabun Gap to the Southern Cities. B.ut would these magnificent arrangements accommodate the teem ing West, well-nigh smothered in its its own fat? It is thought not. A canal, connecting the waters of the Tennessee -and the Savannah, .must be constructed. Mr. Calhoi?o and Judge Earl thought such a pro ject practicable. -The copper of Duck town, Cullowhee,- and other mines ; the coal from Coal Creek and a thou sand other deposits ; the corn, wheat, bacon, and hay. of the Western river bottoms, as well as. the cotton, rice, sud lumber of the Atlantic slope, make this waterline not only desira ble, but necessary, and indispensable to the toiling millions on each side of the Allighany Range. Give us whole some competition, if cheap transpor tation be the universal want of the v< . ? r , - .. . r I ??resent generation. Traveling once in New York, from Albany to Buffalo, the writer was surprised to see a -double-track Rail road running para.ld with the Erie j Canal. But still greater was the sur. j prise on seeing at nearly every sta ' tion, Cities and Towns as large as i Augusta;?r'Coluab?a. i The Sav?n J nah Valley has been more, richly en ' do wed by nature, than the valleys of the Gennessee, or the Mohawk. Our immediate section of country to? will* flourish like a green bay tree, and blossom like a rose, if we do our whole duty with an ?ye single to HOME IMPROVEMENT. P. S.-It .is very - cheering to see, that two of your correspondents are taking ?n interest in a local line to connect-our Village with .the Rail road art the Pine House Depot. This route should be carefully surveyed and graded, as ?| f?r a ^rsi class Railway, and with a view to- an ex tension from .each extremity. Any expedient Short of' this, it is feared, will only lead to disappointment. Remember the Edgefield Plank Road, which swallowed.up people's* money, and then disappeared like a thief in the night. 'A good Road Bed never wears out,-give us that, and we, may put upon it a temporary super structure, such as our means and the necessity of the hour may dictate. As to the motive power, do'??t us ha^e a little steam. A steam wagon costs about twenty-eight hundred dollars, -it can run eight* or ten miles an hour. It seems to the writer that nor1 team of mules can make regular trips at the rate of six or seven mires per hour, even if attached to a skeleton buggy and driven by a boy ten years old. Let us act promptly and to the pnrpose, but let us proceed' with cau tion. How ls that for '. H. I.? For the Advertiser. Railroad matters, MR. EDITOR :-Your paper of June 5th, has another article on a Narrpw Gauge Wooden Railroad from Edge field to the Pine House Depot by "Pacts and Figures. His previous article, particularizing cost of grading, cross-ties, station houses, &c, I have never seen. He is sustained by an other correspondent whose, enthusi asm has set him to making figures even below the first estimate. I have been so struck with thgnews set forth as to be constrained tb join issue with these gentlemen, and scrtbble you a fej-y lines. May I enquire whether the?*e arith meticians have-ever built a' Railroad, or do they draw their inspiration from some young civil engineer or brok-eu down contractor V :*Tis a simple mat-. ter to build Railroads*on pntw ti'jii is entirely conjectural.' 'Tis ol the last importance that a hist rate engineer make the survey. His first will be experimental, the second a located line, recuring diligent ex amination and calculai ron. Can this be ?Jone in ?en days, aaid with Iiis as sistants, for*300? What-first rate man can you get at those figures, and such a one ia the true policv for any cowpany, saving as ho would thou sands in the location. It does seem thc strangest idea that a scheme of a wooden Railroad should be ever .entertained. wh.?re by proper iuanagement an iron narrow gauge is infinitely preferable and more practicable. In no instance, ip my knowledge,' are stringer Roads now being built. The old stringer portions on the Geor gia Railroad, in the pine region, are all being replaced by simple crossties and iron. The. life of the super structure in. the latter is. of much .greater duration and easier kept up. The tendency of stringer Roads, with a strong rail spiked on, and gained into the croastie is to warp and spread, under trains; and to Buch extent is this liable, a patent has recently been secured by a distinguished engineer in Georgia, to insert benders across the track. How is it possible to make a safe and' permanent track with 4 X G scantling, expanded by rain and contracted by the sun ? 'Tis custo mary to spike the rail on both: sides on every cross-tie. The tiei on first class Railroads should be never more than two fee*- apart. At the South where we have but few roads of that class, they are thirty inches. Of course there is no reference to stringer Roads, as they are obsolete. An iron narrow gauge Railroad eau be graded, at a very material differ ence in cost compared with the one proposed. Relying upon horses as a motive power the Road must have* the very lightest grade and greatest curvature, both of which will increase its cost materially. To overcome grades at all with heavily freighted cars is simply impracticable, except by steam. To obtain an almost level grade will increase the excavation and embankment very materially. A narrow gauge locomotive will readily overcome grades fifty to one hundred per cent, grea.er than on any of our present Railroads. Moving earth is necessarily expensive anywhere, no matter what the material. Water ways, cattle-guards, rond-cipssings, clearing and grubbing will certainly be an addition to the graduation, and certainly increase the eost to' twice the sum estimated. 'Tis an amazing proposition to run cars of the usual size as the Charlotte, Columbia & Augusta Road, on narrow gauge trucks, loading them "with 10,000 to 12,000 pounds, and.thie to be drawn up grade by mules. Is the writ?r at all conversant with Railroad -freights, or has he ever >seen a. narrow gauge car of tiny kind ? And does he really Suppose it p088?'bl ol' such flimsy su such ponderous c? all reason, bow lo G scantling stand strain of such'weig] that the cars on th] South Carolina at about 15,000-po] he wilL?ook at thej ing stock on the now in successful tr;ed, he will AHCE width iu relative track. Permit me, Mr, to s?y that, in th? enthusiasts w wooden. Road, an neouB data. . W-i funning frbm some; mill, where, the spS^?f a tortoise.is all that is require|f&nd the wear in consequence incoui used%ucce8sfully. ger Road, speed, co; are indisoensable. operate a Road fracture with dfreight? ju will a little 4 x e .abrasion and DoeB he know eofgia and.the s are marked capacity? If ipment in roll gauge Roads tion, wherever ?ir length and portion to the tor, hurriedly pr judgment, re -airing this y?ng upon-erro en -tram-ways, ufactory or saw in our climate ti or renewed with' requisite, or we rn our stage roads * . The trae plan, to build a nar from Aiken to Charlotte & Pine House, an The line to Aij ly light,, and ?. ?rable, have been jat on a passen rt and security Wooden Roads .been abandoned n. Speed is a a?'-well stick to ppears to me, is uge* iron Road |jQ8, crossing the Road near .the nee via EJgefield. uld-be extreme rin great abun dance. Let tlfep&ple along the lin subscribe liberally^ and w?ftr s?ch legislation as warean secure next winter, prepare J^e Road ready for the iron. Fifty %ms per mile will ron the Road at treost say of eighty dollars. A first"?mortea?e of the thousand doHarsgier mile will secure iron and rolling^tock. With such'a light bond d deb?^and the certainty of a large and increasing business, the interest can be met and dividends paid, or a sinking fund created as the stockholders o^ffem^best. - In looking ov^'the field of Rail Road enterprises?'.teaUy there seems presented to the writer .no line more practicable anddmviting, and now, considering the njisractpr nf 'f*** ror ?? , : . -"lists can i. j -, seemed by a mortgage on a franchise and Road-bed furnished by the stock holders, and no apprehension need be Mt but that a most satisfactory arrangement, can be effected. The Road would always command a large and increasing local business-ju-t what all Roads most court. Let us abandon ull temporary wo-?len Roads, and await until the crop prospect is determined. *Ia the meantime communicate with the Georgians who have built the North and South Road from Columbus to ward Rome. Twenty miles ol three feet narrow g;uige has been just com pleted and in operation, and a perfect success. All the data necessary for our guidance can be accurately ob tained. Gail meetings and present the estimates mtde by some ?natdca I and experienced engineer. Anyb^y can figure up a Railroad, bnf nin^imes in ten they prove de lusive. Hence the words "practical'" aud " experienced" are emphasized. I intended to write only a paragraph. Were-it necessary or desired I could give particulars about narrow gauges -as to cost; operating expenses, speed and comfort-showing their admira ble adaptability to the wants of a sparsely settled country and impov erished people. z: From the Colleton Gazette. GOT. Judas Noses' Bask* Accounts at the Capital. Even if we we/e personally Judas Moses' enemy we might now pity and forgive him as his present condition disarms all personal resentment for in spite of his high official position he is an object which would disgrace the dignity of revenge. Fox com paratively his .credit was better at tho time wheu he was an aspirant for the position of stock actor" than it is to-day as Governor of South Caro lina, the proof of this assertion are the following protested notes : Eleven hundred, protested May 24th, one for six hundred protested May 21st, and another for ten thousand dollars, May 26th. Judas must feel compli mented at the number ot protested notes for the month ol' May, to say nothing- of an old note of nine hun dred dollars and a note for hv- furni ture. If it is any consolation we ean only say to the unfortunate montey lenders that the hollow shanie of the Chief Justice's holding ? prior judg ment on the estate of his much loved son's estate has been ventilated and tue objection removed. The holder of the ten thousand dollar note in: forms us that be is resolved to collect his money or die in the attempt ; we predict for him success as he says -he is in possession of certain stubborn facts which would justify his levy on the Chateau de Plunderville, poor " Ansley Hall," which was ' to be known.as the Governor's palace and classed with Buckinham Palace, or Windsor Castle, and such buildings that sport " hiligani hardies covered with hivy" ?8 doomed to excite much pity .with its buildejrs' lein, the mort gage and the protested note awaiting payment. _ _ .Josh Billings sayB, " What a bless* ed thing it is that we kant 'see ourselves as other see us'-the sight would take all the ataron out of us." A Brave Orator? We have told our readers (says the Atlanta Cmvstitxdion) how the decora? tion of the Federal dead at Arling ton was decreed by the Federal.au thorities to be conducted oa the ba sis of exclusion of all honor to Che Confederate dead lying there. The . matter has evoked some stinging com ment and dissent from many and high sources ?forth and Weat. But the most eloquent- condemnation came from the brave orator who delivered the address at Arlington on the day of the decoration, - The address was : a magnificent one, and-the speaker, an eminent and well-known "divine, of New York, Mr. De* Witt Talmage. Speaking to the- Grand-Army of the Republic, that had declared the mern ?rial ostracism of the Southern i dead, and speaking to the President and officials that had indorsed the said ostracism to the extent of re striction, the day for Federal com memoration, the eloqcrent and cour ageous orator thus rebuked the ostra cism and its perpetrators : Let nothing be done to stir tip the* old feud between the North and South. Surely tLere has been blood enough, shed and groans enough' have been uttered and "families enough destroy ed to satisfy the worst man on earth and the worst demon in the pit ; and if, amidVthe holocaust of the dead,., any hand, North or South, shall ever be lifted to tear down a peace estab lished at so mitch sacrifice, may tha't hand..turn white with the snow of an incurable leprosy. Instead of flow ers upon such a villain sgrave let the whole nation come and fling a moun tain of 'nettles and nightshade. I am told that after a Southern woman had decorated the grave of a South ern soldier, a Northern-man, wearing a uniform, took up the wreath and tore it to pieces and threw it to the winds. He may have had on the epaulettes, but hewasnot worthy the name of soldier. I would that all the wreaths that have ever been laid" upon the graves of the Northern and .Southern dead might be lifted'and linked together, each garland a link, and that, with, that one long, bright, pleasant chain, *. A CHAIN OF BOSES AND LILIES, this whole nation might be encircled . in everlasting unity and good feeling. This is the only kind of chain Amer icans will ever consent to wear, and woe to the government that ever tries to forge another.-' ? '*.;:.? ir?? ..... \ zm? n a? a.1*. cy who ha man Lill Francie. town. She was dresetu u? for the first time in her life, and her silks and ribbons and the gay sights almost turned her head. But what most interested her was that hitherto unknown beiug-the young mao. Every time she saw one she would fix her eyes earnestly on bim, and she actually made several attemps to get aw .y from the old man, that she might cultivate tne acquaintance of these young gentlemen, so that he' finally caught her and led her by the hand. After he got her on the boat for Vallejo, on the homeward trip, he felt pretty safe and concluded to take a drink. He took several, and in his absence the daughter mad' <he ac quaintance of -two sprightly young men on the boat/ and she wan so fas cinated with male society that sh? made arrangements to forsake her old father and go with them. She successfully gave her father the slip when they ?eft the boart for the cars, and the infatuated girl WHS stowed between them in a smoking car. But her father found her ana whirled her out of that car iii the liveliest taanner, and kept his hands on her till they reached horne. He will not dare expose her to such peril again, and the poor girl is destined to close confinement out of thc world of young men unless she runs away. Shako off.False Pride, Youug Men* From the Richmond Dispatch. Young men will greatly benefit themselves'and promote their own good fortune by shaking off the false pride that puts work down as degrad ing. '.' Poor and proud" in one sense is good, but iu another bad. The poor man .who is not too proud( to work, but too proud to dishonor him self by a, meau action, is one of Na ture's noblemen. The poor man who is too proud to work, but will ratper idle his time in. dull aud stupid leis ure, and be a charge to others rather than soil his hands with the labor that would make him independent and- respected, is a miserable and contemptible drone, who?does not de serve the assistance or respect of* Iiis fellowmen-who, indeed, does not deserve to live. If, then, this false pride were ?ha ken oil", and young men went earn estly to work ttt.anything they were capable of do?*n?, what a change would be wrought in the feeling and condition of society: There would be a large addition td the bulk of the produotion of industry, a greater de gree of personal independence,-<and of consequence an immense increase of social happines'. The bread of idleness is full of bitterness, ?nd af fords no happine.-sto him who eats it. " Kittie's going to join our Sabbath School; sh--'s coming with me next Sunday, ain't you Kittie?" ''Ohl I don't, know, I've never beeu to Sabbath School-what do you have to do?" " Why, get saved, of course-and books and albums and-" " I mean, what do you have to do -doyou hive to study anything?" "Oh1 it isn't like that. Ita like church, you know. When you. first So in you have to put your head own and pray." " But I cant p?ay," says heathen. Kittie, " I don't know how." ? Oh 1 well, do as I do. Shut your eyes and o?nnt fifty. .' .'? ? ' * ? ? The Hero ol' the Lava Bed? [From tho Chester Reporter.] Having succeeded i recapturing the Modocs and thereby* putting aa jen-1 to the war, General Davis will be the hero of the hour. His. fame will re sound from the lava beds of Cal for nia to the cod* fisheries of New Eng land, All ?hat will keep bis", naine from being immortal is that he allow ed Captain Jack to slip through -his I fingers after he had him in his power. '] General Davis has affame in this section" o? the country*. ''lt is not one that a warrior woiilct envy ; but such as it is he should have the benefit of it in this the hour of his glory. H? was an officer in Sherman's anny tha t swept through this State in 1865. Whether he commanded a corps or u division we do not recollect, nor.is it material to know! . As .the army of the North approached,* the line of . Chester Cour?ty it .came upon . the. home of Mr. John Douglas, in Fair held County. A courier came to this house and demanded a room for the headquarters of General Jeff. C. 'D? vis. He brought with him ?'carpet, which he "put-down in the roora, and other comforts and conveniences 'for his' commander. Soon afterward^' General Davis arrived and took pue session of the quarters that hftd jwen prepared 7or him. Mrs. E.-?-, the daughter, of? Mr. Douglas, and-tho-, wife of Rev. T. W. E-?-, who was residing in the house and taking care", of.her aged father, appealed to him. to protect the property on'the1 .place. He assured'her that ?ie'woji!d'd? s.o, and told her to pack up the.'articles that she deeme4 most valuable an?l deposit them in the room, that he oe-, cupied, aud that he would be per sonally responsive ..for their safety.'. She did so, packed-up-in trunks eve rything .that ahe? (ie?tne?S of special value, and placed . it in* his room.. When he left th? housejBhe'went-into the room to recover her valuables amt* found that the trunks had -been -bio-' ken open and everything that Was4 worth carrying oft' han been tafreri away. * < " This is the hero o"f the Modp.c war. These facts ?aii be . established'hy : witnesses whose credibility no mari" woul'd dare gainsay. * \ The Colored Militia. The lovers of peace and order throughout.the State will regret to learn that steps are. being taken in various sections to organize colored militia compauies. So preposterous IIOPH the measure seem, that when ville. V\ > uer rei trna me. 2?. and hope our colored citizens will re flect before taking a step which can not confer the least possible benefit npoii them, either as a class or indi vidually, while it may possibly in volve them in trouble, to the detri-* ment of both races, and cause a rc petion of thc troubles "of only two years ago, from which this immediate section has not yet recovered. Sure ly, neither the* whites nor the blacks desire a recurrence of those troublous times. We do not speak menacingly. We are only advising what we be lieve for the good ot all. Let us profit by past experience. An" ??f our colored citizens, upon the lca.si reflection, cannot but .see what will be the effect of arming and organiz ing their o.wn race to the exclusion of fhn whites. The result will bc just as direful in thc future as it has been in the pa,:t. Here, all is now peace fill'and tranquil. Never were the whites and blacks in this section mov ing along more amicably together, and it behooves all of either race, for the, wei faire of both, to do noth ing to mar the' pr?sent good feeling. The colored people cannot urge means of self protection as a reason for . this step, icu" no citizens were ever more fully in the enjoyment of their rights than the blacks of South Car olina to-day ; and we feel fully" as sured that it is not the wish or de-*, sire of any, white man to molest them in thc proper exercise ol' those, privi leges-. As to i he whHes themselves, even though .the opportunity we're given, they do not, as a ';ody, wish to IH> organized into militia, for the simple reason, that there is no neces sity f-r such organization of either race. Our country is virtually at peace with all the world, and if trou ble were apprehended, the trampoos ing ol' a few detached militia compa uies over the country could effect ' nothing in maintaining "the miltary prestige of ' the Government. We fear that scheming politicians, work ing for their own promotion and ag grandizement, are at the head ol'this unfortunate movement, and we warn the colored men r* beware of the dangerous trap to which it will sure ly lead them.-Yorkvjlle Enquirer. A party of soldiers were sitting together'talking of their' adventures .duririg the war, and, i\s is generally the case, some pretty hv.rd yams were told. The conversation nn?t?y turned on prorhotioni*; when a "tait Teutonic broke forth with : " I'll tell you something nbont'that, boys. When I joined the cavalry I hadn't been long in this country, and didrit' understand much English. We were sent up in the valley, and at the bat tle of Winchester we were' ordered to charge a battery. Well, the cap tain gave the order to charg?,' and away we went -in fine style. The I Johnnies opened on-uswith grape and canister. Many a horse tumbled over, and-plenty of saddles were emptied: That didn't make any difference ; we went straight ahead. Suddenly the captain gave the order lo retreat. The whole company turned andreht j back except me. iou see I'didn't understand* the order, sol kept" on and charged right in among them ; and,' by Joe, I captured the wBole battery and' Drought it in myselfv Now, I'll tell you how it turned out." Th? next day the ca'ptain was made* major,' the 'first lieutenant was made captain, and-" Well, . wluttdid they" ?o with you?'1 ifirjtrired a listener. ' Wily, they put* rue Tn the guard house because I wouldn't, 'tell a*lie." , Tbe Piul? sop hy of Living. . True independence, eoe farr as one , }an be independent, is accessible b?th ! ;o employers apt! employed. ' The ?ecret is to undertake no more than ian be managed, and to determine ;hat you will have hours of relaxa* ;ion, when you can dismiss the cares ! )f business from your thought**. As ? Door Richard has it;'if*.Drive your ; business, and not let your busi- j less drive ycu." In eager cobipe- ? ?tion men give themselves too little.1 rest, and undertake too much. Some j me asked an English statesman aud j uriafc how he could get through the j imouht of labor which he performed. . ' Asa thief gets through a hor.-epond" j vas the answer; "I am dragged] .hro.ugb it,'.'/ Themis' toq, muchofi "his " drying,'.'.,both. ajnopg the | English and among oursejv^s. Some 'imes men make solid gains, .ajad se cure wealth when too mitch fatigued ;o enjoy it. Bfft too often they mwke dnjwreck. ^Hudson, .th'e English ?ojector,'whose popular designation i few years* agb was " the railway ling," is. now so reduced in pocket ?bat his friends are raising a subscrip n?n to purchase a small annuity for lim, tbat-his -1 fte may not clos? in ib/olute pfrinry.'" The true philosophy is to regard ife as a thing lo be pushed moderate ly and enjoyed as it nasses. It should, lever be treated, as too many do, as L great game-of hazard. Nor should ? ive fancy that all in which ?we ate nterested depends entirely upon mrselves. Other people, it inusfc*be .onceded, can do .something. The lest business results are obtained by inding out trustworthy people, .j&nd )onfidiHg in them. The experiment >f entire di reel ion on a grand scale7 aas been tried by th? Emperor of the French, qert?iuly one of trie strongest/ nen the' world has ever se?n", jiut ;veii he was compelled to learn that JBO man ?3 not competent for every thing ;. and'ho, we suspect, . did envy the contented laborer, whn had onty to clo his dally work and reCS?ve his daily (vages. There are thousands like him. Their empires are nar rower, but their experience is the same-tooday, success ; to-morro v disappointment.-Philadelphia Led ger. . , . . No woman ever dresses low, says an exchange, from a high motive. No lady goes, to the opera, (continues the ryiernonnlitAnV to balls or dinner par- j ; ?liv : .. *dlU confess thai, there is nothing so exquisitely beau tiful as the form, the bust of a beau tiful woman. And for this very rea son it should not be exposed to. tEe wanton gaze ol' vulgar eyes. No wo man who truly loves her husband ever desires to exhibit her charms "sa cred, sweet and precious'' to any eye but his. And yet what do we see, or rather what do we not see, in the shape ?f naked arms, shoulders, backs md bosoms, at every evening gather ing, among what is called the best locioty." One is continually remind ed ol' the sarcasm of Dr. Franklin, nearly one hundred yeahs ago, who, -ii.-n present at one of these gather ings undressed English wombil, when ?isked if he hail ever seen any thing like it before, blushingly re plied, " not sine? I was weaned.". Birt we need not now dwell on the ?iet- of the existence ol this fashionable scan dal. Let us strike at the root.of the immoral custom of ". low dressing.'^ Th?? motive, as we -have said, was not a good one ; therefore, it must be? b;id one. We have heard men who consider themselves* connoisseurs at these exhibitions of female rradity, declare that they'"like to see it, but1 would not like to see their own wives h.ilf puked iri public." * No tuan who properly prizes his wife ever'did, or ever will, like to see his better half exposing her naked bust in public. It." is .cleat .and conclusive, then, that this low-necked fashion never was designed or followed 'for the delecta-' tion of husbands And even women will always "pick to pie?es" the most audacious wt-dressed belle of the ball. Why, then, do.women, persist in this immodesty immoral and unhealthy style of dress ? One is almost afraid to .press the question to an honest, logical solution. The true auswer is derogatory to woman. . She bares her bust to excite something more than envy in woman and. ac miration in men. .And this she knows full well when she looks at her undraped form in the mirror in the character of a alaine vivante. On the score of health, the -fashion cannot be too severely denounced. How many fatal cases of consumption have been caused by sudden exposure to the chill midnight air, on coming out of steaming ball room? and opera-houses' with the most ' vital part of the body entirely uapro-* tecfedV On the tombstone* of mrrrry a beautiful woman might be truly In-' scribed, death front hw^nccbtd dresses. ' the Fatter at Bowe. Godpity and soften the man whose standing at home .is not good ; whose family shrinks, away in fearful si-Unce as his foot crosses the threshold; whose children ?hun. the roem he darkens with, .hia . presence.,- .whose wife meets him with a pale,-spirit less, crushed look, .which, telle, how, small is her hope for cares, how scan ty have been the lobing words, and looks which ha,ve brightened her Hie. God help them love him, for it is a penance to love such a man. And God ble?s the generous, cheer ful, large-hearted man .who a^ays* brings sunshine with him, who. leaves his cares and business '^down town," and brings his own cheerful and cheering s*lf home- to his famify* foi his face is a never failing source ol gladness to'those who "love him, and is tenderness their nighest pride aoc1 surest shield, after God's... . Ah 1 i i your stamUng tU. home ?ao'? good, dear reader, '.<. in n vi*. ;?: hurry to make it so than yoir do anything in this world. Don't Wait until whe memory of the grit": i'd look upon seme dear face almost ha bitual to it, by' reason of your, habit ual unkindness, jubdntw..y9U yito gentleness; when -ih-at fae?-nostone forever from your g?'Ze you can nev^r call forth a ?.mile to dwell upon it asain. . . aH(f*I;i ^Brevttiis aHiPfcwiries. .An English lady ate oysters all. through the monta'of August, wheir.'slie could get them, nnder. tKe supposition that tltr-re ?was an " t' in. that .mon ih. "Oryudi" was tlie way she spelt it. ?taT A beautiful young girl who has been graveling in the West as drummer for a wholesale grocery house of B.'.s;..n, has just been discharged" by he? employer because she induced the retail dealers* to order more gqoflt than they" were able to disposa of or pay for.' t&* "-Kne cos of axeion/' was the written verdict ?f a Monticello (Iowa) jury. * . . . . Teetotalers who felicitate them selves on the progress of Iheir cpuse will do well to digest the following : An o Iel stager .was compelled by hjs worthy spouse * to "join the cold water army," which he did promising never to touch ? drop of. anything else, except Tn sickness. So far ? the story ?s excellent. Bufc.^now for thc'. mond. Thc ?eforniedricdiv?d?al Eas never . been well siiice. JagT" " Wiry, Ichabod, I thought you "' got married mor'n a year ugo?" Well, ; aunt Jerueha, it was talked of, but I found. out that the gir??Stf.'. all her folks were > opposed to it, and sol je^give^'ejr.all/ tne uri1 tr; and let the thing drop."' ??*rwo Hibernians were passing'a stabl? which had a. roos ter'on it for a weather vane, when one addressed' the other thus: "Pat, what's thejeasen they; didn't put a hin up there instead'Of a' rooster?" "-An' sure;" replied Pat, "that's aisy'enough.;' don't you see it wo iud be ' uncenvanient to go'for the eggs?" yf&*A: reporter for a Western, paper;..' speaking of a-certain lair creature, re?ij marked that 'Hbe profusion and color of. her hair would . lead one to look upon il, as though it was spun- by the nimble fin**; gera of the easv honre, as thoy glided" through the- bright June days, whose' many-sunny rays of light bad been caught, in the meshes, and Were contented to go: no further." This is better th?n saying the girl's hair was red. " I would advise- you to put your head into a dye-tub, it's rather red," said a joker to a rather sandy haired girl. ' " I would advise you to put vours into an^ oven, it's rather soft," said ??aney. A grown up mope of Savannah bet another that he could drink a quart' of whisky at a gulp. He won the wager, t.nt it became necessary afterwards for a . ?i^*> Ho that lives in sin, and' expects happiness hereafter, id like him that soweth cockle, and thinks to fill his barn with wheat or barley. A fault-finding correspondent writes us, among other things : " In your paper of last week is a joke, the point'of which 1 can't see." Ana no wonder there was no point to it. We had to print a good niaUY, jol>es last week, and couldn't got points enough to go round. ?3"T We have often wished for a sen tence that would clearly explain it. A Western paper kindly supplies the want in this beautiful simile: " You might as well attempt to shampoo an elephant "with a thimbleful of soapsuds as to do business and ignore advertising." ???fA young lady living at Eau 1 laire, Wis., difuppearcd the other day, and after three hundred people had searched for five hours she was found sitting on thc Link of the river with lier lover, squeez ing hands, and talking nonsense, as if nothing had happened. . . a?-* An Irish peddler asked an itinerant poulterer the pnce of a pair of fowls. "Six shillings, sir." "In my dear coun try, ray darling, you might buy them1 for a "sixp?nw a pace." " Why didn't you re- - main in your dear country, then?" " Case we had no sixpence, my jewel." 1 JEgTSome men at Louisville wore bettmg on "the weight of a large mule.. ' when one man, who was a good judge oi the weight of live stock, cot behind-the mule and was measuring hisnind quarti-rs, when something appeared to loosen un the mule. 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