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iurshy Weft1,"Autrst , 1866.
T. P. S3roit,, 10,A., iq'the
sOl n-ent for Lhi paper in O6;'rYestbr
DeBow's R-#Vw v for, August. Co%
tents consisting of XVIL Articles, ga
usual filled:with an intercsting- varie.,
August. :Portraitp of Livl Caw and
other distinguished ,: jesonages, 'be
sides the,sual auount o veri d origi .
"7 tJire but little -Dawtage:
AbotMilf past three on - Tuesday,
afteion'th'aldarm of fire wds raised
in our streeta, and on rcpiiring to the
. spot we folud the fire already ewtin.
guiAhed. It occurred on the premises
of Mr. CtARL.s CATtICART, and origi
nated fOim the careless handling of
matehea. by some .olored childrou.
Some:bedding. ad a little corn in the
shuck were daniged.
This great enterprWic has been once
more delared successfulPy accoiplish
ed. Asthis is the fifth effoTt to lay
the. cable, we will not go into eestacy
over it yet, but will coolly wait for
something confirinatory to turn up.
We will-shy'however that if it con
tinues to work w9lI for one iw'lith, then
we will consider the Atlantie cablpa
We said some time ago that only a
certain elementi of Southern sentiment
was invited to the Philadelphia Con
vention. We also divided the politi
cal elements of the country into thre.
clasgifications. That we were corr6et
in saying which One of those was iivit
ed to the Convention, read the .arti
cle bolow. We are still sutprised
that so much enthusiasm has been ex
hibited by our ablest men to enter
that Convention. We shall soon see
who has the right view of the subject.
Soein of the secession papers are con
gAtnlating themselves on the fact
that Hamilton Fish, John A. Dix,
and other loyal men of New York, are
taking steps -to be represented in the
Philadelphia Convention. To show
the -bas on witibh these gentlemen
are acting we quote as follows ftAu
their call for a. meeting to appinit
"By the langnage and spirit df the
call, it. will be perceived that those
who refuied their support to the GAv
ernment in puttfing tfowhI the rebeflion,
and those who approve hf the ,cti6h of
Congress' in keeping 16yal Represonta.
tives out of their seats, hnd lovid'
States out of the UTrrion, are- exhIled
from the invitati<t, and am not e -
peetd to&participato in the' pi-elii
nary meet Inrgs, ot-to take seate in the
The meaning of which is, that no
radical, so-called, will be pdwitted,
and no man fromn the Spth, )Vill be.
the President'a,$d t6eTes Oat
.We ha,ve anxiotsly *rathed for
- some evidence thate thoPlesidht op
posed the Test Oath. W ha us
what comnes below, and hope it is true.
If suoh really be the sentiments. of
President JOrHNson, he otght to let: it
be khbwn in soie mnanaer more exjili
cit that the uncertain~ tenor of this ar
ticle taken from' the Niaal Republi.
In a epeach reade' solme mnouals dinee
the Pr,-sident remarked emphaticstlry
thait Li.e o .t to support the Oonustigatio'n
df ths' Unnemtd Statkas 'implied nil. .that
any offBeer otughtd4 MrbWquirjd-f
swear .to. ConmSitntly' Mosb' tiure.
rnadrk, 'Aid' inhleIiopiowfof. gl' lotion
of the Phuila&elphia (envents jh, Js'
gan (tbo Na5ionaL wepelens otinesin..
ed1 op Wednesd#y 1:*1mtini a le' ivg
anid proptjriet.y of e.g O,IttrNI
fromrr such sasourc-, mdd'. ounM. (xhd1I
froth the supposed or real necessities of
our! recent war was what is conitionly
e l the test oath, by wh in d \
t,ion to the us'lal obligation to!s
1 Constittutioti and performol du.
es, public oflicers jrk requird Jo,
swtar that thov had neither -dirctly or
ud'rectiv arti,cipted in, or in any manl
[q havo to say to the contrary, wvas a
dIos 14pr< thle , it '
htAndI s&quiently,Q, elela
BfWN'o ftvoubt df itd,rpri.
!bW that I hu neeasity.whigh- Chlltd
fot it is passed. and our doubte are
giajY~st rengi honed by evidnces that
!ts'b'elig uiked in sie'ntaned to the
p+jadibb of thle* otublic seirvtce. Si-c.
o'd, third 4n evba fourth rate men itt
the Sbtithefn Itatos A- eqtntly en
trbttaed with important public - duties
merely becatse first-rate men in the
same loClkie, although qtnlly loval
to the Government, cannot take this
ati.. The nti-reconeillationists roll it
as a sweet morsel of Vengeance under
their tongues Upon the late insurrection
Astq, merely, as one of their number re,
contly said i a public speech, to let
them kno% that "there is a puinishment.
after denth." Tt suits precisely that
class of bignts whom we flnd in most of
Outr -hcrche now,a days, who are as
bisily em loyed in expelling, members
rom the chtirch as the clergyman is in.
getting 'hn in-Christians of the Dea.
con Sniffls spoethes,,who devoutly pray
64 for the salvati-1n of "me anld my wvife,
my son John and his wife--we four und
no tinre."- But it smacks too inuch of
hiNe bou td proscription of our fellow..
i.etn nerely because they have, at a for'.
nier period, been guilhy of wrong doing.
to Sit the9pj'irit of the age itn time of
Iladly as :ny of our Southern breth.
ren have iteted, they are. n-wertheloqt.
tmembers of our great pohtibal .familv,
and must sooner or later be awardmd
their seats at the family table. what
public good can be attained by exclud
ing them fro-n it any longer?
Tine PacImIC, RI.ROAD.-The first
idea of a railroad to the Pacifit origina.
led more than thirty years ago, and the
first demonstration in favor of tle pro.
ject was in a public meeting at Di
buqie, Iowa, about 1838. A man by
the name of Mli Whitney - petitioned
Congres.s to make a giant of one hit
dred millions of acr6s of -land to hin to
enable him to construct a railroad to the
Pacific, ind offered as security (qr the
faithful application of the landA to. that
object, the pledge of his honor, he being
a broken fofa' meeliaht at the time.
His.appliatio .wait r4e6weif everv ses
ion, until finally it bealpe a party.,
meaenif, endorwed both by Republicana
and Dotnoerats. Finally, -passing bot)r
Ho1oses of 0ongress. the bilt became a
law thq feits,e ,Gtvernment ai waI
bestowdQ*Qr itE conniencaont and
the work- is now steadily progres.
sing to caimpletion. . Such is thi skele.
ton hltory of an'9nt.erpri.e ,'hich may
be well voisiderd as the twin brother
of ti.e.grat Ailitnie. cable.
How MR. DAVIS PAssEm HIs TiE.
The latest rews from Sefferson Davis is
giv'i, the correapondence of tlhe New
:ortk TJOne -;
"Bly day Mr. Da~tvis is at entire liber
t.y, under parole, withtint thte linits of
the fortr'.sa, and gtenlly spends thie
mtcag f his timie ini the apartmnent of his
wife4 whoi has otte of the casenten)ts
asAlgned to her. Hig is at liberty i o r
ceftHn tooks offapiers that anybody
ci ddletId.6nd )dttr, and in perusing
thesea N meonu(ersationls w.ith hs w ito,
amnd .wijhithe numemrontsvisito~rs who are
crinstnntly callit1g ipoil him. h?. preven' a
nwmi frotn hairrgn:g heav ii:. npon hi i
Joh F.isn.th .ohi b
th hIl' t e Senator Line. ut ' 1.mtsa4 'lo
onttuitt ed suicide, an,l uder. ;i..col'iaur
Poittn 12828. nn lit) 183tj, ulnrintk. ihk
Flhorida war, in rvbie'h .l. was* nativ,4,
engaged, he .w prm1inted'ti the etnji.
dfl.ri) p, dtioft,trectly aftereodg
imtto. Gipuj oautihyhitg, a,te? a) t,e
march, he placed ilve ilt ef'hi. *spese
on the ground and~ tAe ptoint in his eye
and threw-himsielf en it.
A V@M ir,SL- oh fr
motilp, "f1"'tlie' .-.4 Ty."''
Chydle;, is brig tayy
foiti hOn dn wi h' L.~ Roledhe. rA
I .'. 'ru: a f Ct-h cru, egn a bot'n~L 1#'dny
R -.10 N, THN.ANDEIl(SON PasoN.
xas.C: As t only2.--The ronrr.
peopers latl uttlced b a mihyrv
ml AS I ,res Id by tne Vr
Snt, a i atteInp.ted lberat.iot
vriw ma lint eQlpU, ocasione
Teccnf cnfict of'authority bot,v"en
Genpral Rickles and the United States
last nil t, by a Iteamer, und r guard,
Military at horties reTuso to give any
in formatl .o' 'edn rlng thbir-preseni
hereabott --' ..
The inpressi n phqyau. f t,LIAt they
were sfnt Not b u tJh J ildi
of the court.
RFtHoOPssION Oie vix .Vid
wAs an independent RepUb. U. p to
1796, no longer wi-h its fo?'perpowe
and extent of territory, but tNl 6n,a1n
dent. After the' victories ofeoo1
in jitly, lie conquered Veni*e:aT@.t
the 'eAce of Campo Formioie,th gh
nirMY a General or the RoptIbli of
Frihee, ceded Veni.ce to Austria. This
wqs tle first time that A ustria had'o,
"tained, possession of Venice, aii a4
th'-o)igh, in 1800, she lost it again bi.th
.forttin-s of war, her tith date-4 -.a'k to
lie frtt Napole-in and to th lie tie 61
Fratice as conqeror. She row cede
it bael to the first conqeror.
P IP.Atl.PnIA.4 CONVFNiYoN.-Tho corres'
ponent. of Ith Ncw York Commercial wrie
from Philadelphia: %
iTho'Conventlon. to be held hore in -ni
gast, unitr the direction of Ntessrs. i Mit
tle & Co..' is regarded wit!: great dihpior
herp. , The retiuing soldiers and 4%' dm
froly aid openly declaro that they
intew4to.break tip the gathering. ddy
movenent lockin to that end is emniv said to
be en fRml. There are a targe - inmher of
invalill nnd e',nvalescent solelier.4 stil' about
the hospitals hero who affillie to a consid
crable'extent with the firemen. nnd assert
that they can prevent the tolding of anly
such meeting. especially as plblic sentimiet:
is against it. Any violence. howover. ivill
of courke bo s11umarily prinishe<l. Exte
sive preparations are being made to; tender
a warin. e ing and welcome to those at
tendin -6outhern Union Convention
whieh ,un September."
FnoSt TIR Sthr.IM.S TO TIs 11intOULoUs.
-A writer in 4he Atlantit 31tthl..1, corti
ienting otn th%tter day habit of posting
patent medieites &c , on the beantitfal
rocks of the country. says :
Last. year, weary of shop, and feeling the
necessity of restoring toIne to t):e inind, by n
coure of sublime. Thomson hnd iT pail
many dollars travelled many ml, rn
many riska asutfferrd tnt York 71mper.
tinnc !rL I n er
tinenceartrk- ,dust, In order that we
M= 't- , n(tes 1or the Loyd,-Ms
mountain lnd his waterfalls. We stood at
the foot. of the mountain, and a7tng upl
ward at a precipice, the stiblime we were in
search of began to swell wiihin our hearfe
when our eyes were struck'by lutge Ioman
letters.painted oo thl fae of the rock. tkO
helso fast, as if by a.!ppll. until we lied read
then k1l.. They asked to uestion, 'Are
you troubled wt,h wpris?"
Tho Ablville 1'ri4 says liere wa a
ful- attendance at th'" meeting of tie
Bible Society of th)(t District on thp
55th., The address w'a.s delivered by
Prof. James if. Carli'le, of Woff,rd
college, anid wa emiif0tl originil,
ira:'tieal ai ruggestive: Prof.. C. is
one of the aWesr men in Suth Carohnr.
An xcel-nt sermon was tlo delivereo
)y Rev. C. M. MeCartha.
*Thte Peterasl rg (VA.) Erprgss.nays
'-It is said tI t. H-oweul' Cobb hins. re
ci.litly co)me 't in favor of graptina
suffriage to the egrous and then electing
themlf to Cong~r s to ocenpyV seats wvith
the Not thern I dicals. I'He will oom-:
nmence 'rly th: month to stump tb
Statte in favor this theoyadPei
dent Joh:nso:n." ' orynnd .rei
(lw:'rnur t's.,rtir of Kunne. .lhis
uq.irute-l Uj r G. Ro)m, late of thi.
1 t K-ana (' :lry, .m,lis ',u;n,e edi
Iv ~ . * Il.-- ofm Y.ork Os
r 'n,-l io Van~ 'it r,- urn' S15'',9?tO
ard 1.l 'rd '. J fTr'rny a -469h..
A NEw AND GooD VORD,-'-Tha
- .tv York Nowa bas inva ed.or manu
Pau:red a word which ha 'jers ex.
presisivo bound:. It calle. .. Yanke
t,watddle ahout Mlessachu: ta, w
En#land. &c., and about onr riens fres
gover:sit oI, "Podaapiery
SiAvANit45, Jnu.t2;-Six ieaa
'to-oy, TIhes nun:be:r'of ean in: the
hospiun a 9 To Ita inibshr of thist
TIy LARO- CITY IN'TIl& WoRit.i
-If theNof.inl accoun11 is trte. Lon
qi) 11 lon014 be net ropolis of ouir
ar t;. Tht Ltion belongs to t.he
*p eIso eittof v doo, which a correA
onif.pf. ti 'Woston '1aveler thtis
I" But viat shall I say of this great.
estand most sinlmulag . of.411- a , -.
cannot give you an idea of it, it is so
uhigni, o e IL tijg.xe 'I l
andlimp ble, ayoggMill t~
"IL ,is si tY ed ofi h bees.tern4 re1
of- tanswchanuing, julf,.wa il es.vl w
yor ,ng.' ,or
w or more along -a heniely' 11
'1nmttitiar formawih, ka .Laorna
tirYwedebetward? atsJ.tlotg .whiih asBteei,
.extends,orowed with blocks ofstoren and
husa; -andeeiliog with, ruttving crowda
-hile ahopkevpers, alro,saus, womell an(
hildren seem equally imtnerous within
doors ard at doors. IqIdoed a alozen or
fifteen mI.les uJight b.e died to tie city
imdirecotio), sinc there is nothing but
an unbroken successioi of toiwns
villages for this distance, which are
pQpuloutid as wttbiilt as the c1
h "ti crossing th'o city Pom the shArO
.to the weliterl outskirts I havo iwalked
I Wo miT6s *auii"n "hnlf, white in' other
pl Ps it may be wider. Aemyslin to
tle lowest estfinat, tie cit.v coter an
area eqfal flo stveli of tie, NOW England
arming iowis, wl&ib- ar timanily six
inles siluarv. And all is traversed by
streets. uitially wide, well constreted,
'erfect.ly nea!, ail crossing ecli otlier
'at rigiht tngles: atr-lts are lind withl
lNi'oss aill .Storf-s na; compactly s they
can be boih. aid crowded wilh moving
'nd stawi ioiiry thckiss s t ick as in
Aiioewn -street. or New Y rk
r11 avwil V, for consilerai- d-;t:ii ves
Tiht pophll atioln is Isq1imintel g'ner.illy -:
Iliree millions, which Mr. Marris, iour
mniswr, tiniks is io exalggrAtion."
Ti!r Nyvimi.; Gux mr TIrr FI?PCr
A tY.-It i wrong .o belit-v1 that Ille
French O"vernmi-ni iad not fhr a Ioig
time had its attti--tion directed to the
needle gun. Tle subqtiltionl - of' thi.sa
giuin for he coninon ordnance nuisket.
was nct.mally dle1-ided up-n imimediant-ly
atfte-r the war in Ihinmarik lt us this
woluld etittilan e xpense of filiy m16il:ons,
it wits re3olved, :r a (l.0h iibila We men
sure of oi'nomy, to proceed wiih tle
change oily gr;ial!y. Tim expor.
ments at tie camp of Clialows have
shown,-in fact, Ilta lthre)e or four days
are enough to familiazrio our mohlb;rn
cornpletely with tlihi handling oftlis
'I'he War Deptrtment. las already
mytUfactztred 50,000 needle gins on an
i Inproved jldel, ind it has found that
with verv tittle expen e and in a very
short tiie' tie rified gns in -o,r arsena Is
an be adap'ed to the now system.
HUROP'RAN CONGRmse.-A correspoij.
dent of the Loidon P>s, writing fr6rn
"We may look for a Congrmss to 'be
nqoembnled in Paris to arrange tha terms
Of ieace. I have no doniht. at thil' Con
gress, while Frince will gladly ise Pris.
s4L obta inad vantage which are due het
the.Freich Emperor will do his utiAst
to pu and1 0 trenghen thaft'-eslt
AustrmnxEm~iru ~ whiolb is oneo of' the
sa.fe-giards of lEudrope."
A ler -'going into s(pechnttionis as to
thetermis ef peace, he retliurks :
"~Thue dreams of thie Rhino.(as the
Joundary' of Francee) only exist in the
imagimation of the politicians of Fnghush
smoling- roonn. I' know.on the best
auithority that, speaking of such re~mo,
oiuu von Ibismuark himIfSelf said 'thiat
the- whole.of' GsmtniA wou:ld .rise to At
man to defe~nd the Rthinio'sgitinst F'rant:;
tug to ole - f ~rnef's editr>ristc iacks&
- Icr beean the habit ofti
nt f,'e i' Itiet.4 liA rd 'tiit t. f
lid so iting the *ar. J it thue *).Ler
Charges brotught hngeinRt the nae true
to Iheie im'mortal 69t,or-lkit spat.. The
fe'r'vs,t loV4.#d Cfnhi1rv,.'the dIevotion to
ppep. io n@et,I' ye tihe gene.
ne is~earifie, the cM,i c onritg the
-> u i. -ecibile w'haenevi. v';
i,b.hhiii naii,,Firn'ef~ iipiit.sh
~ni's .> ~hisghn af fie gewhll
mi h,u'ir oiown of, glory in the eun'
,r (11 1, oJug,atf. I. htorney shl
ha e a den ende
More lbulgris ftn Fairs.
We udorstand that, as the Ha wi'
bo watitng vory .sou- for I l pi ch.
in Ciincerts a i d Fi, GQ. D. LAD ias
removed isZ 'onT'umoiiarv 'to the re
-formerly occupied by TOwNm.:Y x.
Ndw A q q113CIncilts,
Coti-AdMlPur by Cathcart & t t
Tl 0 A,r jsers. Orders tor arl
.ing 8lhould ho hialat i, by noot f
Moundaye, Wednesdags had Fridays, p
iecure insertion in,the'next day's issit
26 in etrrency.
Country Flour, $ a 91.
Bi iimore our S 15. a 16 per barrel.
Lard, 27.to 30e per pound.
Coru, $2.00 per bushel.
Pen, *1.74.p)er butshel.
I-acoti Side.q. 20c per pomid.
Shoilders, 22e. por poiud.
Meal, $2.00 per bush4el.
Sorg4hm, 80c per gallon.
Sal, 85.00 peroack
Bmter, 26,. per pound.
Mgtf,- 142A-a- 15- per dozen.
Tobacvo. 45 to A1.10 por pound.
CH .orrT,,t ily- 31, 1860.---Cotton
Noei sold. Wutld command 28c., for
New Flotr, *15.00. Northern
i1.50 a 14.00. p.r barrel.
IUcon, 18 a 21 v. per pouid.
Coti, -P-1.G0 a 1.70 ptr busliol, in de.
Peas A V.45. a 1.50 per bushel.
'M n!, * ;0pr bIi hel.
W ien i,E $2.00 a. 2 50.
Oas 00' a G5 per busht.l.
irtrb'aun. 50W. per gaNY'n.
Sih-ver, *1 35.
Cm-umm.. July 31.-Coton, 16 to
20, g 'lT '2 to 31, eirrencyl.
n$..0 o 1.90 per Ishel.
Floe, 811 In 16 per barrel
Oats, * 1. 10 to 1 20 pt.r bushel.
Peas, 82.00 to 2.25 leer buslel.
I hy, AT'25 to 2.70
Rice, 1111ngoon. pritte, Il to 121c;
Carolina 13 to 15c.
Tobacco, 45e. to 1.60 per pound.
Coin, gold 47 to 50.
H. A. GAIILARD,
2tJoneL at 'Eaw,
WINNSBORO', S. C.
SW Offico at preseut in jhe office of the
Winnsboro Nmws. may 22.
A. DOUGLASS, .
ATrO NE YAT 1 W.
s~oIacITon I.s EQIJITI
W'INNSBOllO ', S. C.
OW Omoie. No. 2, Law Range--.! rear'
BUSH IELS prune ,WHIITE COR,
BY , W EIGntTy'
040.J4 f ne COUN' 1RY F LOUR,
Jottcord Mile. .*- - .
CATHCART & MATTHEWS.
.aug 2-t _______
* .~j~( 1 Q 9ITMENT
Wlaxiulow's Sootisg 1yrup.
NICIIOL4S' UOi I1 R OIL,
BEST CASTOR OIL,
BRowVN'S JA M. GOINGERi
li t') h'S ro80[Js Pig H, ~&~