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18 MUBLISED EVERY TUESDAY, THnURS-nt I~ iUHLSIIE EVRY UESDY~ IIUR- I~EImore ihan ten lines. (one square,) will be DAY AND SATURDAY, ined id THE NHW6@ at $I&Q0, ior t first theertion dndl 76 obats for each sub By Gaillard, Desportes & Co. sbqu6it inserUon. In Winnsboro,' S. C., at $6.00 per an- Lerge in ehactr nun, in advance. tion. THE FIIRFIELD HIERALD, fiig,biuryNtcs c,wl S V'UHLISHIED EVERY WEDNESDAY MORN-oag h aea &vrle#6t,* ING, AT $3.00 PER ANNUM. t ie, and rRsbeikfd for *b Imor]., handed In. or Inhe. u will b POSTRY. CITY LYRICS. T'o IsAnIEL,-"Oh !"-Su/ pearc, The weather is exceeding hot, The sky exceeding blue, Oh, tell tme, lovely Iabel Wai -hall 1. shall 1 do ? I can't keep cool-I court the breczo, 1l1it. ol I the breeze is coy Ante like thyselt', dikaainas to conje Atl fill may hart with joy. I slept in ice last night, But when I Woke al day, I 1lat1e,l inl at lepi,l lailh Amd thought Id rt away l)o what. I will, I can't keep) cool, 'in roasted ,tone and browi A lid I shall snim evaporato Unless I leave the town. The bri%cs are hot-the pavtnents hot, h'lae side walks hot er still Ol ! for a cooling country breeze Uponl a country hill ! (Oh. for the green and dowy tiirf, THe foAut ala dancing free. Where I mlight 14it 1ad poetize 'ly Itsabel, witlh thee I Niy, smile not on any sunburnt brow, Alas ! it 'cannot stitile agaian, It' not tle wretchedesi, I amt The suillrie.it lot' tnl-m Oha ! t'oe a suhower hath of teats, .Pily she,l t hem, Isalbel, Bll. it' you do, jmst recolleot, My love, to ice theln well Tle NCtionaIl Comi1'Clltion. TIIE VIRGINIA POl'PSITiON. At a citmvoc:it imi of dv te old State ceviinacnitileS in Virgi.nia inl 1860, lt la-l it Richond f'r h* Il purpost oaf aaomainataing deh-gates to Phalatilhdpin. thea* ~ll~ , aming paro'p si tiona was sub lmittied 1and1 is undertod to havo. 11wvt with fa. Volir. It, stem,s aImirabl,, calithat.d to lisset I lie d;angers of a Sout lern Ito-pre. sean'1at ion in Llaat Coivelttioll and is cottilittltded, 1heiforl', to ti ll Itw:t oetn ton1 Of oir peoaplo. This is, it efteet, I ha propositioi - that, dclegaws b in Lirst-T'o cast the vote of this SLate -SI a m11t, a.I S'cotly-T'o solbnily dvclatre that (eria.a: ''chaittms rtprest'ation,i in~ lt.' lseidvral goverinent, on the basi Of tI (Oniatil olal repisitons iand qainifia-. Hotin nlon1e, ainl in re-putliation of sill pro.-wriptive It!At withs." Ia coidu i inte first of these slig. gesi ils it. Should b i brne ill mind tithiat the falil vitimber of delogate.i, North and Soul It, will he 1, 136 s folws Alabaiim, 28; A rkansaw:, 10; aldifror in, 16; Canneet.icnt, 20 ; Delaware, 8 Flolrid;i, 8 ; Georgia, 312 Illinois, 50; Itidiana, ; I owa, 28; Katsas, 8; Kainteky. 40 ; Lotisina, 24 ; Main-, 24 ; Mrylanl, 24 ; Massacllseti Is, 44; Nl icligan. 28 ; Ml i!(:sota, 12 , Miss(ir., 28 NSsi.-isippi, 24 ; New am -hirt-, I6; New Ja-r-i, 2 ; New York, 128 N orth Carolina. 32 ; Nevan, 8 .; -Ohio, 80 ; Oregon, 8 ; Penntsaylvania, -100 ; Ithode TaIsland, 12; Som I Caroliai, 210; Teas, 20; "Tnnes-ao, 36 ; Vernwit. ItU ; Virginia, 36 ; Wisconsin, 28 : We4t ra., (hogs,) 16.; Armzonn, (:aerrito'y 4; Colorado,(trri'v) .1 Dalcolta, (Ierrito'v) 4; Dist. of*Colun;)ia, 4 ; Idaho, (iterrL. ry) 4 ; Montana, (territ'y) 4.; Nebraska, (i.errt'y)' 4 ; New , Mexico, .(ter'y) 4:; Utahb. (territory) 4 ; Waalinigton, (ter y) 4. Todtal, 1,130. A a l.o itp scond bralnlch of the Vir. gilia proposition not a word need be said. Thero is not a citizen of anay reIispectabiliiy itn all Georgia, we.fane', vho will aver himsteIf in .favor ofTe;t ( )thl C2ongre'ssiontal Reaprtesenattation. VTirgir)inu laad'tone a many. a good thaing~ befoare bautlthis is otto of haer naabin.<t couttnels --that if' we go inato Coatventtin, wae go claiig thena timse-htonoreda righat of I,'paaeent.aataotl oan titi basli of tIle Faedearal Conat itunt ion, tas it wats undeI~r stood atnd entjoyaed lay aur fathers.-Au .gust . onstitutioa*iaat. 'The iaaniain now. arua thant borb a'the Pilade,lphia Convenationsa wvill he *xeactional:; tat.the first, catlle b( y thet Washaiagton C'ontntiaa a anid lay certait jnemersaat of Congjr.'s, will Ibe caomtpo.sed' -exlusaivaily tof Northearna andta \Vesate'rn taie ; Aad the' iteIr, entltled by Gov, 11t lt lon ad o1 taera, is intendeId t) be diecuatl. for it Is t lined to Siathert loyalist,. The only thing that could give a national jharacter to the Conven. tion first named, would.be a representa- I tion in it of Southern loyalists, for we hake it for granted that those politicians t who are now preparing to send delegates will not he admitted. It is stipposed,C though it is not known, that the Presi- t lent favors this Uonvention. His friendi are well aware that any assgociatnol be I twecn him aiid.Northern copperheads and t Sow bern secessionists would at once be c fital to him.-chn.ye A. Philadellphma newspaper warns Solithern delegates to the Couvention there, that perhaps the presence of late "iraitors aid rebels," in their city. is more Lhian Phbiladelphiani many be able to sIitid. We protest against mob law. "We laid too much of it during the rebellion. If the rebels, ps they are, called, should imvade Peisylvania ng;iin, they will do st without arms, and will be lardess They will inot retmain there long, for t hey will Iiot be admlitted to seats in the Con velit-ion. and will return with clauged unteaces.-Jb. t The Richmoti Enquirer decla res that if ti! eml.hern people go into I hat Con vit:oI4 an1id s10umit Lo Li test-onth loro visioi. the . will be "disgraced and ruin rd furever." It quotes from the all for dhe CoVeilion, from - Raymnil aid oithr-. :111i1 at l;ist as folloWs from Mir.. t Seward's Timmuniy letter, to show that I lIhe Coiveition will be a test-oath bo. t dy "i desire flint each of the two Housest of Congress will apply the constitutional I tst, wiih all the improvements of legis. lation lipoi it, and thiis admit tlhose States nid represeotative who me loyal, and re ject only 11jose nainst whom 'the c.rame uf dikluyakiy ella) bie ..t',r1-.?. -Il. THE AATtON.t. CoNVFxT41N. Jidge Iughe, of Indiann, addresml tIhe followtig letter to Gov. M orton J is a seisible And sonsonalile dmnii tion -: W ASWiNGTON, MondARlY,JIly I ., Gov. MoTox : The proposed Phila delphia Conivetiotin tends to the absorp. tiiini by the Democratic party of time Con. servative Ution men f the North. I am tint at present ready fur such a (u. sion, if it is to be. Let the Democratic party first retire its CnpiciiollA anti war leiaders, and let sufilcient timm relapse for the graiss to grow on the graves of r ihe hielroie dead. For the present I ad. f Viso all Uiiion mei to reniain steadfiast ( in tiiir owtiorganization, hoping that its disselisions may yet be lienled, .and to keep aloof frot proceedings which can only result. in the eleCtiOn of the regn. C lr Denioeratic ticket in Indiaia. I 1 heartily approve of tie President's poli. .cy, and reard him personialtv with ms. ten and friendhip, andI wouldI cheer. fully participate inl any meetig tot express appre6ition of his measures ; I but I am not ready to furnish material to the Radicale by returniigto pxwer men who inoited resiqtanco to laws made to fill ar the vatiks of the army. I speak only for myself. aid no other is respousible f.r :this conimmunication. - JAMP.8 HUGHICA. P03OTPoNED. We xre vlad to observe that .te meetinug of our citizens ealed for the puripose of selecting degte to the .1 conivent:jion at Phdiiade,lphia, has beena post poned to t'ho 26th inistanit, fur thtis wvill give tune fo'r the Iformnauirof 't;hiose ''son EscoNA THOUGHTrS" th'at re generally se fraught with wisdomini political affairs, We tnotice that in rho-local call pub hishemd; the *dhermet of TPrelfddnit Juob,son, hn this C igreiC' Di4t, .are desi (uned iue .thesue audnesdl nta expece toparticipate . in - 4titig declegate. *W ti n. .g heoverwllimig rule atid. destruetive purposes of the insaensate, htett-animate,d Rraulteals in. Congress ; we yield to no me in our conidence iq his statesman. hip; we will go as fat as Aly inl giving iis administration and IAasures a hearty 1upport; but.we musi b>ppose, with all he power we can must6r,.the presence n fil proposed Con vention ofa South. rnr delegation, in view of the conditions o which. that delegation must subscribe, )r agree, before they can enter and take art i its proceedings Conditions in "rpre?-l by the recognized official organ ,1 tin. -entlemen who mijade and pir. orth the call for this Convention, in the ollnwing plain language: "TimE SOUTH SHOULD !NOT. SEND DIEN VIIO HAVE MIADE THEMELVES OBNOX OUS BY PROMINENCE IN SECESSION. 'THE iEST TIIING IT CAk (O 13 TO PUT 'ORWARD AS ITS POLITICAL LEADERS 'i[E M,N W1O ARE FITTINq REPRESEN 7ATIVES OF TIJE EXISTING ITNION SEN 71IENT OF THAT SECTION." These ire the terms, citizens of this jongressional distridt, sipon whitch you i-e expected to he represented inl that "OIvetiion, sind non- otiji-r. No one an reud 11v text'of the Call in contaec ion with tI, platfor4of tie National Tnion Cluh at Washington,. from which L eninnatedl, wirbotit admitting that hese are the conditinns iipse4-d upoll Al delegates. Condidio;s that will xeltde the repreesetatire men of the oth-itnwindmag this Coigressional dis. riet. Mr. Johiison amy -oasAbl y demire the 3oth to be representvied in tiis Concell ion, is the best menam as vet availsible ur lity itig the founndation of a great. Na iona10l Cotnservativ parly. From his tal-point, lie might -ta that view, utmt >e have reasono- fornestioniing ihe ation, for we hav-just seen l:.- dis latch of Judge Hq gh,. of Intims, gViinst the CozitA which IIIs ai'ni. cance, from ithi fact *hot t isg known o be ei the confidemewof the President, b-cting tkie vie!ws of Mr. Jolinson in his very nitter.-Aeinphis Ape. Fromn all the recent titterAnces of h11o. who itnaugnratel, nsd will direct smd control the action of the -convention, to doubt now reMinsil, that nil 4s11lorsa im Af Lite principles tnitincinted as 0he >asis ofracti..n i that convernition will omnAit all who participate ins any way t its deliberations, to Lthe recoguition Id sipportof ti abomtikable test oati aw. Wit purposly omi't issy thirg more lan an nlhision to ouher very qIestioni. >le propositions elilnnted In the "call" or the Convention, ns wit think sam1el nore tohrmn than good is likely to arise rol their discussio. lnt every hidi. mt.ion totw points irresistiblv to the -onlusion ihat . membership iii thie colt. 'etion, ar.d adherence to tie' Irty an besecnired only by the recogitnion >t tho couslitultionlmlity and legality of he Test Oath Lew. Te anibignitv which characterized' tie phsraseoluogy o f he COnDInittoo in thir origina-l cnlli nly titd darkly at such a constrii(mon, but he more, outspokeni nitepaiic.s of the w>rlie Iovers of t.Iie orgaiastiIt inldl. ste but. too clearly that, the Xev Na. iotnal Union Party are willing r.o swvia ow this "iron ciad oath.".--Lynchberg Vu.) Daily News. Some LIght on "Loyal." Ex-ProvisionalGovernor H1oldlen, of orth Carolina, who returne'd not long ince from Washingtom. where he Iad omc >nferoneo with President Johu t6n, gives hi. viewa of the -political ituatfon, nta thus derited, n a lato tumber of his paper, f,he Raleigh S'tandcard. After oppioing the miove >f thd "loyal uniostust"-Bobt,Under aood, .J k hlanulton. -et, als.--he goes on t denine.thei?rosidont'a policy is follow: The P dent is firm in his. deber niinatio to maintain htis polieyp ]ut tWhts I1yf arn ain the opintions that 21s poh otyht to be carried out by -ot1 mn ,.and tre know that ho. fools b#~r' sod and grieved at .theo ~hapgo, h has take'n pJkee in tho o-ealle outhern Statos since May tast. e fools that those who control affairs' ithose States should so 'act; ha o sue ni and strengthenra hilWar'tnd 30t, sa anid do thinga, whichk .r cal.. culated, whether so intended or not, to aid those with whom be is c'ontend ing for the admision of the States on a loyal basis; *ithout any. further amendments of the Constitutidn. He stll holds that It there be but five thousand loyal inen in a State, to them should be spocially confided the work of restoration ; that these loyal men should constitute a nucleus around whom others should rally - that in this way, and in this way only, can the whole lump be leavened, rind the States be placed in a condition, when presented to Congress for ad mission, to make their claims on that body irresistible. While lie would be glad to see all who engaged deliber ately in the war acknowledge their mistake, and pledge theiselves for the future, and show it by their acts, to be ineonditionally submissive to the national authority, yet his sympa thics are chiefly and warmly with the Union men, and he looks to them a leading actors in the work of restora-* tion. Now "the so-called Southern States" in the above is good. And then mark what ineaning Mr. Iolden-fresh from Washingtc "interviews," as cribes to the word "loyal" With him it means ability to take the Test Oath, and that, after all said and done, is just exactly the Northern interpre tation of the term.-Augaa Coailu. te ioalt. Sme days since, wo s:at vd, a 3ead man, supposePdM to be that of a Tobaccmn. i.t from North Caroliint. had been found in Cednr Creek nPar Gadsden, in this Dist.ticr. he Cortonir being abseut from th District at the time, Magist.rate D. P'. Ilavs impanelled a Jury of Inqust. bill. owimg to tho fact that no ono could ideltify the body, or could give any ac. count, of it. except tho fimding ofit in thl. -a4-c, tl- Jorv were disiLsed, sub-ct ed to tie vall of the Magistite or. ,ni. st-ablo. On Satirday last, a gentletntn from North Carolina in,formned Coroner Witlker that he hail arrived hero %ith a young e'an1 who had been with Mr. Van aton for several months, and was travelling with him through this District at the iiime of Ihe iurder. Upon tifis inform:oion thp Coronoi and Magistrate Ha11YR, lissemblled the14 Jtlry, nt Gaidsden,i o 'NI,1nday 'aIt. wil wifter a very (In.1 in vj-stiga tion, (during which, the hfldy was idetl1fivd, althouigh hi haml h.1 beein seve.id fr111 t.e bIdY,) tie J--ry reiidred the folfowina vordiet. Th.it. the said Charles F. Van Emton, ctne to his datlih on or before the- 9th of A pril. 1 SG, frcn the effects of wounds inflivee tv on- Sanuel D. Hodge, alias flemrv Ilodge, alias Ilenry Thomas.-. Carolinian? 2Gth. Rm'vj:,im SiitA' O ION ,GA1. Plto. c1.sos.-Theo Act. to pirovide an Intonil Itevenue, reqiuires a stamp of fifty cents to he placedi on ever.v writ or other original procsys, by which any suit is comuenced im nny Court of Ree. ord. whether ot law or equity. The-Suprenmo Court of Tenneei in avo had' .e vaidity of this provision miner coni,lderalik-i in tio case of tihe Union Bani of Tennessee, against Vander Vilie. The Court, decided this "equirenent to he tineonstittional. They held thiat it wis not necissary to the validity of writs and ot.her process in judicial protedings in tire -Courts of the St.ates,- that the Internal Revonnite Stamps pRCribed by the Act of Con gress should' be aaxed 'o the writs or process,- t hat tihe G]ove'rnmeng or the United Sm atets has not ihe conelitut toual powe.r to require stamps to be altixed to proce'ss ikanelid by the State Courts. It is a sunect of int.irea.'tmng ingtuury t.o asertinl how munch of t he legishitLion dnrhig the' war, woul atand t.he test of coinstt&ut ied investiga tuion...-Chats. Conu n'er. . WASHItrNOToN, ,July 23.-Nashyille dispaWhes, froi <high a uthioritLy, state thithere was n-quoruim prent witan the Contit,umo,nal A mad-nent wvas rati fied bty (mhe !Iunse. The presiding olli cer of' the Hlousie pteemptorile refusedi to certihy '(lht auch resolution 'was pad.K'd bythe LeAislature,.there being no qiept THE LAT CENTSATION huVEms COPYRIGHT SECtJRED. The Iitrepld Lsover and the Hagi -Gtol'erg. CiAPTER ONE. "i'll steal the h6ar of the old man's duarter."'J , [Old Pellow. A young grocer of good character and corr6cthab its, comnuenced busi ness in a good and improved neighbor hood. His stock was smnall, as were his means, and hii stotk of customers till sinallr. HIis sales hardly met is expenses, and he' was evidehtly go ing "down hill,'' and an old grecer on the oppositb d0rncr, predicted that he would isobn be at the bottom. The young'grocer had reason to re gret this 6piuion of the old grocer, as will appear. Th latter had a daugh ter that had won the hert of fhe for mer. He offdred hh'ielf &. er and was rejected. It was doi, bOwever, with the assuraneo that he wAs the man of her choice, and that she acted in obedience to ld'r fathirvs com mandi(s. Assured of the affection of the wO' man of his choice, he sot himself about removing the obstacle iid the way of their union-the father's objPetion? to' his pecuniary prospects. CHAPTER TWO. A "preeto ebage' came o'er them both'. Deervedly Anonjfmous. A- year elapsed,. and 16 f 4hat a change I The youg grocer ildw gd ing up hill, with tie power of.a steam locomotive, custoners flodking to his store from all quarters, and dven inany had left the ol etablished Mand on the opposite cetret- for the foung fa vorite. There waw a. .ystefy about it which puzzled the old grocer'sorely, and which lie could not ujravel. lie it length became nearly sick with loSes and aggravatioiks and with vain attempts to discover the secret of his Ieighbor's success. 011APTER THREM. "1'll tcenf. cumn to my aHns." Never vrit tens. At thisjuhctieio,Angelica (for that was the daughter's'nanme) contrived to bring aibout an apparently accidental interview between'the parties.- After the old ian had '6diffe, through the atervention of the dadghter, tolerably good humored, lie inquired with great earliestuesr of the youig man how lie h-ad co1trivel to el'eCt so mheh in IL sigle year, to thus extend his busi fiess and draw off the customers' from the older stands ? The ypung nian .evaded an answer; but inquired 9l'ho hiad any further ob jectiinis to his unfon with Angcliea. "None,'' replied h,c "provided you reveal. thie secret of $our seceess to Thiii the youg mati proniad, when ils happiness was made domnplote. Pho old mian commended b-SWrudence .)n this .oint.- Tid affair was all set bled,anml the niarrittgo soon took place. CHAPTER #oUA. 'Asecret. bst mysterious."- Cinder-hed ah. The frieiid's of. the young eouple were li assemblpd, among many of the-eustomeopgof the' two storesL An gelica and Thomas looked as happy das well aa..could be, and the 0o(1 g<mtlemani w, iff possible, happier than they, Tho wedlding pake wo' aboi't to, be cut, when ie~ old manm called out for the secret. "Aye, thQ secret-thme secret !" cx. claimed fifty others. 'U is a very simnpia mt,tr,"-says. Tameas, "I an)vanTJsa P" The old gentlepan .wa a, very old~ fashionied mnan, Qhnd whiR: (ie shooli Thowaa hecartily.,,by, Ah hand, and~ kissed' dngelica fifty. tde oVr, hio merely rauttered< ,"W.yi eti dlirlek. diat. hnk.