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THE PICKENS SENTINEL.
~* ' 1 ? 1 ' - ' 1 1 1 I !> - , . , . .... .. .... DEVOTED TO POLITICS, MORALITY, EDUCATION AND TO THE GENERAL INTEREST OF THE COUNTRY. I VOL. Y. PICKENS, S. C., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 88 itafK ~ "atTTT South Carolina Affairs "Bull Run," the able Washington correspondent of tho Augusta Chronicle and Sontinol in one ot hi? interesting lottors to that journal, has tho following, concorning South Carolina: Ex-Govornor Moses, of South Carolina, has mado application to the Pro* sidont for tho appointment as Minister Plonipotontiary to Liberia. His application is ondorsoct by President Koborts and other functionaries of that far distant Colony. It is said horo that Cardoso is also intorestod in "Tho Grand African Continental ltailroad," and the object in Bending Moses thoro is to onablo the projectors tlio hotter to hoodwink tho na* tiyoB. The Atrican projoct may yot solvo tho Southern problem, at least it will rosult in ridding tho States of many obnoxious carpot baggors.? 'TniMiAH to n lan n 4 A < AUK UV( iu iutJW tt LV VIIv jfivjjvvi;, and know whoroof he was assorting when ho mado his declaration and propositions in tho rocont negro Convention at Augusta. Tho Aiken Tribune is right when it deolarcs that Cbarlonton is boneflttod by tho rocont municipal election. Tho plan to givo tho Conservatives possession of tho city two years honco is thoroughly matured and oannot fail of fllir>f>oaa Tint nil hnnn i lio t Sm???n!nlr MMVVVWUI JUVV UU IIU^V kili* V tho oditor of tho Tribune, has by this discovered bis mistako in temporarily endorsing Radicalism, and ban again roturnod to tho D?mocratio fold. We will welcome him back. An interesting set of politicians from South Carolina have just loft hero. Thoy camo on to confer with loading Radicals on tho political out*' look for next year. Tho dologation it'fl Q linnHn/! I\qr o 1 1 J v.'JJ'v It. B. Carpenter, who is fishing for re-olcction to tho Judgeship of tho Columbia Circuit. Tho other members wcro Runklo, Northrop, Jim Thompson, of Froooman's Dunk noto? riety, and a little follow named Gay* lord, who camo along to keep tho party sober, and see thut tho intoresta of his Iriond Mobcs received no detriment. After destroying an immense amount of mean whiskey, and lavishing thoir monoy in quoetionablo ways, the party loft for homo?Gaylord having to purtliaso tho roturn tickets. Thoy resolved to renominate 'refoi mer" Chamberlain, with Cain, of Kdgcfield, for Lieutenant Covornor. Whittemoro is on their slato for So?? cretary of Stato, and BoWen for tho Treasurer. If this combination wins tho people can best judgo of Cham* borlain's efficacy as a "reformer" next _ mi . ? _ ..... your, aiio negroes aro still horo who chargo Gov. Chamberlain with complicity in tho Crowe murder. Thoro is no doubt in my mind that Crows wag killed by Radicals for political cffoct. Djca j 11 of an Old Fashioned Vib qinian.?Virginia has lost another gentleman ot tlio old school in the person of Colonel Thomas Jefferson Randolph, of Edge Hill, in the county of Albemarle, who, after a long and well spent life, lias been gathered to bis fathors. Tho Enquirer published a brief biographical sketch of tho deceased, from which wo take the following: flnL T?unf1filnli idiio ii (in ?nu UIUVXJI t?MII of Gov. Thoinnfl Mann Randolph and Martini, tlie daughter of Tliomas Jcf. fcreoh, and was born September 11, 1702, and was the oldest grandson of Tl.,vrv. T^A- " ' *?- ? jLuviuno u VHUIKUU* VvOI. JUMHIOl |> I i pawed many of !iia early days with his illustrious grandfather, and was with him a portion of the time during his Presidency. lie was a scholar of remarkable research and ot tho most comprehensive information as regards political hiatorv ami the bl ighter ora of the present centu ry. Ilia debut in political lite was in 1832 as a representative of Albomarie County in tho L ?wer IIoiiho of tho General Assembly. Hu wiw a member of this body ponding the resolutions lor abolition. and uror.?i? ......... J supported thorn ; and, upon appear* ing beforo his constituency at tho ens suing election, was again returned, although Albemarle was ono of the largest slaveholding counties in the Slate. ) CorruptionThr Columbia Register of the 20th instant says: The following communication was handed to us last night by Mr. II. L. Shrewsbury, of the school book commission: The Governor and Mr. Shrewsbury, two of tho members of tho school book commission, have read letters and editorial of the News and Courier to day, respecting the als lodci d notion nf -T Dmiiflana Rnlioft. Bon, a mombor of that commission. Thoy unito in requesting us to state thlough the Register that no knowledgo or hint of any improper ars rangoments or proposals of Roberta son ever came to thorn until nftor the work of tho commission was completed. They say that tho Governor wae present at nil the meetings of the commission, and that their own ac? tion was governed wholly by their views of tho merits of tho books pre sented for their examination. Sinco the adjournment of the commission, information lias reachcd them that Robert son has mado corrupt proposals to the firm of Brewer and Tileston, in Buston, and a copy of a letter by Robertson to a member of that firm was to day shown the Governor, which, if the letter bo genuine, discloses the most corrupt purposes on Robertson's oart. i ~ Tlioy further say that they sought tho advice of Mr. Jillson, State Sn. ...i i _r a*.. \tr |>CI I II HJtlUCI 11 , UIIU U1 JJU.I IV (U 11311, Principal of tho Stnto Normal School, in the selection of hooks, and were largely influenced by the writton views of Mr. Warren. They have no knowledge that Robertson's du^ signs wore communicHtod to any other members of iho board; and while their own views ot tho proper selection ot books were sometimes overruled by tho commission, thoy j regarded those cases as fair matters of difference. Tliey 6ay that so far as tl.ey are a hl? to areomjilinh it, tho matter alia!! be investigated to the bottom; and it any of the board have l)een guilt}of corrupt practices, or if any of tl.e books selected are shown to bo in trinsically objectionable, they will make the proper changes; and it the charges against Robertson are sustained, he shall be exposed, and bio corrupt work undono, so far as it may have affected tho work of tho board. The Governor has directed Mr. Shrewsbury, tho secretary of the commission, to cull a meeting of the commission immediately to take into considerasion the charges made against Robertson, and to take such action as may bo deemed advisable. Elizabeth-town, Octobcr 19.?At tlin reunion of Union and (>onfodornto soldiors tlio lino formed for march to NVavorly, where Generals Pryor and Kilpatrick spoko. The reunion Burpaused anything ovor seen in this city. At Waverly Generals Kilpatrick, Pryor, Ilalstoad and Seitrol. Caotain Ed wards, Confederate, and Captain Kossor dolivcred addresses. Thero woro recitations of music, eto. Returning fiom Waverly thoy woro witnessed by ten Uioti?and cititons. Tho wholo city is ablaze with limo lights, torches, fireworks and transparencies. The lino marched through liroad-st. and countermarched lo tho Shoridan houso whero thero was a largo display of fireworks. Addrosses wore delivered from the tmlcony by Capt. Edwards, Gon. IlaUtead, C'npt. Townscnd and lie v. Mr. Kiotter. A grand suppor and ontertainmont was givon to invited guests at tho Shoridan IIoubo. A hoautiful and oasily producod exhibition of crystal formation may bo seen under tho microscopo, aB follows: Upon ft (dip of glaas placo a drop of liquid chloride of gold, or nitrate of silvor, with a partiolo of zinc in tho gold and copper in tho silvor. A growth ofoxquisito gold or silvor ferns | u ill wpring up undor tho obsorvor's I delighted eye. The Proposed Negro Exodus. Savamaii, Ga., Oci. 15, 1875. Editor Morning News?For several dava Ton liav? hnnn ? ? ?... ...J bead heavy phillippics about my African project, but you invariably connect nio with the L'berian coloui zation ontorpriao. 1 hope you will do mo tho justico to disconnect me from Liboria, as I am no advocato ot that institution. I do hold, bowever, that God, in permitting tho slavery of the negro of this country, intended it to redound to the civiliza tion and christianizatiou of Africa, otherwise wo would havo to charge our Makor with folly. I further bolievo that wo, (tho colored poople,) like tho Israelites, havo ultimately to return to our lather land, and carry with us the form of civilizatin and the practice of that Christian religion we have learned from your white peoplo. This has beeu ray opinion for several years, hut I have partially concealed ihetn, because the idea has been go revolting to my people that I dared not utter it without incurring their denunciation, but opinion of late having rosolvcd itself into the moat inexorable conviction, 1 have detei mined to epeak as I fuel I ought regardless of what may be 6aid. I by no means advocate the emigration of the colored people in mass to Africa ; such a policy would bo impracticable mid ruinous to the object contemplated. But I hold ?I.?t ?|tA i : i / .. ii - -.1 ?uut) IUV iiuiu luto (III1TUU 1U1 UiU cuiored people to begin tho work Providence has assigned lis. I believe that the nf Mila country will ultimately have to do as tlto Egytiaus did?loud us their car rings, finder rings and other precious ornaments and jewels, or, in other ?vor<Je, give us aid to return to our fatherland and build up a negio nationality, that we may teach our brethren thero tlio principles of civil government and the religion of our L rd and Savior Je6us Christ. Could we get possession of Fernando Po, St. Thomas' Island, or boiuo of those healthy ft id salubrious it hinds in the Galfof G ineft, we could carry up the Niger river enough of moral, roligious and intellectual enlighten inent to redeem Africa in a hundred years. You aek why X have not gone ? My reply is, one, two or three is not sufficient ; we want the foundation of a colony. Give me a fosv vear? of subsistence, and eoiiie old arms to protect ourrolvea, and I will raise the men, and in five years from to day I will show yon a negro nationality somewhere on (he continent of Africa that will bo an everlasting monument ot honor to the whites ot thn country, and result in tho salva . c *i i- i ? ... ? - - - iluii ui iiMMitsaiKiu oi oemgiited Atris cans. I have already written to three millionaries asking them to aid me with mentis to start tho work, but up to this time they hnvo not responded' J3ut it will be dono 6ooner or Into, Your humble eorvant, n 11 'i' li. 111. llilCNKIC. What is tiikSun '(?Profoasor Hu* dolph, in a longthy paper on tlio sun sayB: A rnolton or whito hot maes, 850,000 miles in diaraetor,cqimlling in bulk 1,2G0,000 worlds liko our own, Having a surrounding ocean of gnu on firo, 50,000 milos deep, tongues of fliimo darting upward more than 60,000 miles, volcanic forces that hurl into tho solar atmosphoro luminous matter to tho height of 100,000 milos; drawing to itself all tho worlds bolonging to our family of planots, and holdinc thom nil in thoir propor placos; attracting with auoh auporior forco tho millions of solid and stray masaos that aro wandoring in fathomoss abyss that thoy rush liclploss towurd him, and fall into his flory ombraco. And thus ho continuos his sublimo and rcstloss march through his mighty or* bit, having a period of more than 10 Ann a a a -/ ? io,vui/,uuu oi yours. - The opizootic is spreading among the work hortos in Cincinnati. Stanley's Expedition?Three Days' Fight with the NativesIlonry M. Stanley, tlio discovorcr of Livingstone, wo plunged with 300 folio worn Info (lin ?<" ? 11' ~ .? WMV * VI J UVUi I Ui LI IV African continont near tho closo of last yoar to furttior tho work of exploration, has writton two graphic lottorfl to tho Now York Horald, ono of which has boon published. It is dated March 1. Fobruary 27th tho oxpidition sightod tlio groat lake, Victoria Nyanzu, which was tho second part or tho program mo laid down for tho hcroic comraandor, Tho march into tho intorior occupied more tban 103 daye,and it soomn to havo been one of unusual hardship. At 0110 point tho oxplorors wore doserted by thoir ! * * ' ; mii/iiiuBa jjuiuuh in uio nigiit, and tliey, in conscqucnco, lost thoir trail, and noarly porishod from hunger and thirst. It was fivo days beforo they found nativo habitations and relief. Thoy woro reduced to such straits that Stanloy was obliged to make gruui ior raoro man ZZV men out of fivo pounds of Sooth oatmel and thico tins of revolontft arabica. Soveral men perished in this part of tho march. A threo days'battlo took pluco with a tribo called Waturf, and 21 of tho party lost their livos. Tho savages completely surrounded tho camp, and nothing but tho admirable discipline of the party saved it from destruction. Up to tho day of wrilirit? Stanlnv hnrl lost more than half of his force by desertion and deaths. Two of his European companions. Frederick liarkor jind I'iilwflni Poscock, died of the fc vor, leaving but, threo white men.? Although attended with such terrible hardships and loss of lito, the expedition Rsem" to have been gratifyingly sucoeasful in geographical and scien~ tific discovery. * * The Gambler's Last StakePerhaps tho cards woro stocked; porhapa il was only his luck; anyhow ho was being clcancd out with fearful rapidity and unnnimit}'. "That's my last V," said ho, as ho planked it; "I novcr Bco such cards in my lifo.? If I could only hang on lill tho luck turnod?luck's got to turn, and onco it tnrna it's good-byo, John. Gimmo two. "Two pairs," responded his lucky antagonist. "I boat ye; I'vo got aco full." "Hold on," said his adversary, as ho throw down his cards; "tnino's two pairs of jacks." "liuatftfj " iflimOI'lffti! i ".?? ,J _ --j *.vm %*?v niiMtutnuu uu\uiuu of druw-pokor; "but I'll toll you what I'll do?I'll bot you my loll oyo?it coat mo $30, and you can got $10 for it any day, for its black and matches easy?agaiu $5 lor another turn."? Tho nov?l wager was accepted; the bully boy with tho glass cyo had two pairs, aces and kingn, and his fortunato opponent threo deuces. Tho fortunato opponent put tho glass eye into liia irna* fill * * *' 1VDB |)uvnct. Iicru, 81UU 1110 maddened and rocklcss gamester, an ho rolled up tho loft log of his pantas loons and unstrapped a cork leg, "this ycro unworthy member's got hool and instep joint and socket, loieo action and kicking spring; it cost tno $135, and it's worth $T>0 to-morrow. I'!! plank it again Tlio chaU longo was acceptod, and alter a few deals tho successful adversary put his third leg undor his chair. "Jlavo you had enough?" ho naked, with a scarce concealed sneor. "No," answered tho othor, with a f'carlul improcation, *? ho wrenehod a splondid sot of false teoth from his unner iaw. "lcsa fulso mm * 9 koek nro work fifty IoIIh for or kol (gold)alolo I'll bok you my kcok agail iorty lolls." In lens than twenty mins utoft tho lucky gambler wrapped up ihe teeth in his liandkort:)ii<?f' Imiwl ling them vory gingerly, as it ho wore afraid that they might bito him, and a ono oyed mewi with a limp upper lip mignt havo boon seen hopping homo on liiB right log, loaning hia left Hido against tho walls to keep his balance, n n/l A 111 r> t Ua aim ?* K I- ? HUU lining iiiu nil mill nUUIl rulIUU'KH an: "Kol loll ol luck! Kol lull ol Kol lulled Karls!"?Chicago Tribune. Thorauvo two ways ol paying dohl: increaso of industry in raising income, ineroaso ol thrift in laying it out.? Carlylo. 7 ? v^.w. A Touohing Story, Tho reason for tho fnondship to thfc whito raco of Spotted Tail is in ado known to tho public as follows: Somo yoars ngo tho family of this chiof wcro living at Fort Laramio, garrisoned at that timo by companies of an Ohio voluntcor cavalry rogimont. Ono mo.Tiber of tho family was tho chief's favorito daughter, a girl just ontcring upon her w omai hood. The girl fell violently in lovo with ono of tlin OI?in ofticcrs, a fino looking j'oung fellow, who did nil ho could to convinco her that her affection was foolish and hopeless. Day after day sho hung around his quarters, waiting hours to catch hight ol him, and perfectly hap* py if only able to lollow him about. It puzzled lior that she, a princess, was not ablo to win tho lovo of this i young soldier. At length her father loai ned how matters stood, and com- 1 ing for her, sont hor away among friends in tho Rocky Mountain*.? There sho gradually pined away till finally the chief was summoned to receivo her dying message. When ho reached her side sho urged him for lilu > ' ... I ...? o?i\u iiuu lor IIIO BUKO Ot llIB pooplo to be at peaco with the wliilep. This messago givon, sho diod. Her fathor hud her body conveyed to Laramio and buried among the palo faces. Spottod Tail often speaks ol his dead daughter, and once in a groat council with tho whites said: "Wore nob the hopolossnoss of policy sutlicient to restrain mo from nr?tn r.f war, tho plcdgo I inado my doad child J in lior dying hour would cause mo to keop at poaco with your childron." Cotton Manufactures in India.? it appears that until recently Indi an couon manufacturers liavo not bcon required to pay any duty upon importwl cotton, find which is used in connoction with the nativo cotton in their manufactures, whilst Manchester goods exported to India pay an import duty which amounts to $4,000 000 nnminlU' fn !>/? ......j . An vijv Kttu ui tuim uuiy tho Mancheator manufacturer found himsolf unnblo to corapoto with the Kaatorn manufacturer and tho legislative council of India has como to his assistance by passing a law imposing an import duty of livo per cent, on nearly all tho imported cotton. If Manchester is unnblo toconipcto with " inum minor mono circumstancoR, how much greater would bo tho disadvantages under which her manufacturers would labor in competition with Southorn manufacturers. When tho business of cotton manu faciuring, now in ils infancy at tho South, is fully dovoloped, our manufacturers?with tho best cotton in tho world at their doors, free from impost (Iiitioe?will bo nl>lo not only to compote with British manufacturers in tho markets of the world, but to mo* nopolizo tho trado in many countrios now supplied by England. In this competition English manufacturors will find no protection in impost duties on raw cotton, ns India, and if thov would conlinuc to find profitable employment for their capital the}' will havo to invest it here. "Oh, my friends," oxelaimed an orator, "that L had a window in my heart, that you mi^ht all look in and neo mo iruin oi what 1 tell you!"? "Would'nt a pain in your stomach do just as well7" asked a small boy. m + m* Powdiops at night are diamonds at morn; so tho tears wo wcop horc may bo poails in hoavon. A littlo Bangor girl, after returning from church Sunday, was found at tho washbowl, sprinkling her doll's head. She excuscd hcr.sc f to her mnmma l?v Rnvinr* ilmi dm -J ""J "& uinvvi told thorn that all children who would go to hoavon, should ho baptized; and she wnsn't froinrr In rink ???. I - O D -- ...... """'J ?,,,J j longer. ? ? ? ? When a man wants a plug of tobacco tho grocory throo fourths of a toiIo off is only a step, but if his wife wants a drink of cool wator froiri a neighbor's well opposite, by some mysterious agency that well bocomes removed movo than half a milo away. JL^ W. U, I ?fadM? ?? The Strangest of Dnela. PorImps tlio most rom'nrfcnblo cfrtcf over fought took placo in 1803; It was peculiarly Fronch in ita tono,and I L-J. II - winu iiaruiy iiuvo occurrou unuoi* any other than a French state of society. M. lc Grandp'f-o and M. lo Pique, had a quarrel, arftJiftg out of jG'rtlo'udy Con* corning a lady. 'fhfcy agreed to fight a duel to scttlo their respective claims, and, in order that th'fe' heat of angry imnmuu hiiouiu noi liuerroro Wltrt ttlO polished elegance of tho proceeding,thoy postponed tho duel for a month, tho lady agreeing to bestow her hand n the survivor of tho two, ifthoothof* was killed; ai all events, this was in-% ferred by tho two men, it not actually expressed. The duelists were to light in tho air. Two balloons woro constructed exactly alike. On tho day denoted, Lo Grand pro and his socond entered tho ear of one balloon, Lo Pique and his sccond that of tho othorj it was in the garden of tlio Tnilloiien, amid an immenso concord of spectators. 'J'lio gontlemon woro to firo, not at each otlicr, but at each othor'rf balloon, in order to bring them down by tho escape f gap.; and, as pistola might nanny imvo served this pur-, poso, each u'ronant took a blunderbuss in Iiih car. At tlio given signal tho ropes that retains tlio cars woro cut, and the balloons ascended. Tho wind was modorato, and kept tho baU fo'Ons at about thoir original dislanco of eighty yards apart. When a halt a mile above the surface of tho earth a preconccrtcd signal for firing was given. M. lo Jriquo iirou bui utiu?uu. M. lo Grnndpro fired rind Bont a bull through Lo Piquo's ball can. Tho balloon collapsed, tho car descended with Irighttul rapidity and Lo Piquo and his pecond wore dashed to pioceB. Lo Grandepro contincd his asconb t rinmnlmt.ly. nnd terminated his suriitl voyage succosBfully. A gentleman wishing to discover tho religion of nn Irish guide, inquired, ".Paddy, what's your belief?" To which ho replied: "Wishu then, your honor, but I'm of my lurid lady's belief." u W hat's that Paddy?" "Wislia and I'll tell you. 1 owe her five half years'rent and she believes that I'll never nav her. and that's mv belief too." ? 4 ? . "Well, loin," said a blacksmith to his apprentice, "you havo boon with mo now throw month.6, and have seen all tho different points in our trade. I wish to givo yon your choice of work fm* fi wliil* " 'Plinnk'on nit* "WaII now, wlint pnrtof tUo business do you like beat?" Shuttiu' up shop and goiu* to dinner, sir. 4^ ??? A gray hair was espied among tho raven lock o( a fair liiend of ours, u few days since. "O, pray pull it out," she exclaimed. "It 1 pull it out tun Mill come to tho funeral,*' replied tho lady who had mado Lho unwolcoino discovery. "Pluck it out novorthos less," said tho dark haired damsel; it*n no sort of consequenoo how many come if they only couie in black.'* ^ ?? ? l'on t Keep in a constant lrot about 1 liings that may be annoying, or worry about things you can't help. Tr< ubleu aro not lightened by fretting. Tho trno remedy is (o keep cool, and try to master difficulties,and lot them master you. ? Sim Wished to he a June Bun.?It was in Havio, wo says Long Hob, and bIio was attending a revival of religion, and had worked herself up to tho point of going to the good placo in a moment or sooner, if possible.? As her friends around horgavo vent to tnoir iccungs. ?nc nucwiso utu#ui0 samo ami cxclaimeil: "1 wish I was a Juno bug." A brother of sablo Imio standing by inquired; "Wltnl you want to bo ono for!" /inn . i . it i ? ? i nui i migni ny 10 my johub. ' You h ol, nigger, pockorwood kctcli you 'fovo you git halfway dar." ? Statcavillo AmericAn. Cicnci'al Beauregard is likely to bocome Hupcrintondent ot tho Louisvillo and Nashville Railroad.