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VOL. VIII.] WINNSBORO. S. C., WEDNESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 4,1872. [NO.25
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Bother ! was all John Clatterby sixil:
Itis breath Catmte eliick, and his cheick was
le flourlishdl his elhows, andE lookd ab
While over and over his '' bothe:" I heard.
Iarder and hartier the fellow worked,
Vniiinly andt Savagely still h1ie jerl'kd :
TIE b0oot la011'on, Wouli <lanlgIlU an1l it a P -
61101her !" anEl thu 1:e bursted the siii,.
''My boy,E stil I, in tone like a floe.
"Why nut -ulhein ! -try thC imiate of that
Or the other foot a goose,"lugh
A: lie slow i;i a flash, With his two bots
In l aif the atf.iri
I )E i t'( h ib y Ele,
(.\s (1. :1 sante" 41;y
I ,aill h o i y w iE)
One Irnhles e hi te
F-rom tryi g I t.) it
Thle 11,1 hamt14 t'o..
)it ih l ighin SII h o ,
I)v v ho sir't Ihio
( \ l lnin-T reverse, sir,)
AS <p11ite of' Courlse,
Any wrtIll f*. ',t.
1.n le right Shoe,
Is tilhe si'.lies t hing"
Stilillry, 1lis ILilliv .\frican l Pe l- Aill
d1lil0nsill il i l'l .
The New York Ilcenddis, glorifying,
its hero, Mir. Stanley, the dis.coverer'
of Dr. I'iingstonte, and the hionosi
(1on4e Iiml) alroad, thie mledEals a 1d
I-11W box's he brought aiong from
crowted Cads, as M rs. Jarley would
say, all his exploits, ;ind, it iust le
admuitted, well mer01iteel complillnents
genlerallyV. Bhut the best, t-ithough
the l ackec-t th i1g Stanley briugs
along wit lhim, is his little cohred
te:idatnt, K-ilabi, of whinn a writer
peaks:c flowSt :, : Not 11he. least
1h(oy K. iulu, wllo h:s follwe) 1S. tn
I t's fortlillte to the emtt:, ry where
the African race havaEt. 0 fu1 L 111ome
ando aii vote. Thi' litale cihlp, Withl
whose; p,>)rtrait, inl a State of :-mi-nu
dityNew York i'S famillar thoiugli
th I illu-tratedl pr-:, wa.;s e!' t vhed
a f tor t he . a infu .e - of an Enish II. pageo
cf 11h nitenth e,-6tory, whos
kan sbne xrse inl the word
Ahhogh eeveny(rs oif age, his
oution must havo been ylte
ill 0a1 * v nh, for he i. very lllesl ,
alio-.:h noft numhol mlore0 thanl a Jen
inl thie hand(s of civiliz-1tion. IN! Was
a littlo shy ol being firstl i.atI'od need.
ell, loever, hie Was addressed in
Ki. nhii, the lallnll age (if his tribe,
wilich is locatt4d inl Cazilb's (o'011
try, south of Tiganyicki, it, talked
with considerable fluency and a cor
tain pert in(nce of reply.
"K -sstwi.t i kazurtoodle," said the
boy looking up.
"M~ar'aE'aroo, saina, sanal," pointing
to a picture of' the idvintgstonec statue.
"'Liitstont !'' replied Ite boy. beam-t
inig with in tell igence.
"Ro~Eley ioprayo ariabmnan !''
A devotional look overcast thto
1 duiky feattures of the ttntutot'ed lad,
aund he forthwllithl proceeded to imtita to
the pra~in'ig of' the arabs at sunset
with aL perfe'ction of ii lcry. Stretch
ing out his~ arm~s heo prayed to Allah,
andti then01 rubbed htis face, after whtich
heo knelt. down gravely and reoverenlt
ly, touching his head to the groundl
thrice ; thon lie rubbed btio fa;ce withI
hlis handt6s, as in (deep thtought, only
dlropping t hem to grasp his knecss, as
~ ~' though a oertatin bounding insect was
Poor littlo chap ! 1le htad seen
this prcs so often repleatedI thait
Ibe ovidettly thought the flea-di1sturb.
ing motion a part of the )l ohaaninedan
aIt onice proved ho(w the mnusical in.
sdtnt of' t he clhi ldrenO of Atric'a was
st ronig wit hin im tI. lIe ro(cke h(1its
body, rolled his e'yes and hntr~st forth
in at Ka usawihtili song ats fol lows:
Shtuili do anbodamee
I bel otngtocutmanejee.
I.' In reply to fur'ther' questions in his
nlativo tontgue, ai fint idea of which
I will bo gained from the above as fa:
as memory serves, lhe st atedl that h<(
was at present, int a country catlled
Litondo. llis parents we're polr hul
resp~ectable, aiad engage~d in the whtite
ThEIis wias per~uformed, however, 01
the souls of the KastIwihilhi, ittd nol
(in thteir hltlous, htis dtd beintg at 1m1di
ei ne man. l'The reverentd genitlema11
of theo colored pe'rsuaosiont will pleast
take a note of thti4. lie finds it ver'
ha~rd to see the d fTerenen between slave.
and freemein yet. In A frica pole~l wer<l
Iwnedi lby other peope, and)( ho, s<
far as he lookod into politics ant
*1 hbutsinesus, he found it much the sami
This be'y has cvidenitly at great dea
to learn from the bird of freedom.
The colored boys at the hotel be
called pugans, and his white admirers
lie admitted to be brothers. At this
staire of the proceedings he remem
bered soe chestnuts in his pockets
and all further efforts to draw out this
interesting little African lion had as
much effect as attempting to interview
the lion tt Central Park when polish
ing a bone.
A Fcinine Swindler,
A robbery was recently committed
in Haltimore which, for dexterity and
cunning, was never surpassed. A
very handsomely-drossed lady visited
Sthe dry goods establishment of IHam
ilton & Easter and purchased costly
silks, laces and velvets to the amount
of more than a thousand dollars.
After the bill was made out she found
she did not have half the amount, at
which she was deeply chagrined, and
asked that a clerk might go in her
carriage with her and got the money
at her house. She drove to the In
sane Asylum and there left him, in
spite of renionstrances. She had pro
%iously been there and prepared tihe
way of' his reception, by stating the
pecuili rity off li., inmiia, and that
the Would h sve tr)Ilde with hil m;
tIherefore, win- r % fI., IIt and strug
gled they 'n ,I th1 ght him the
lilUC insanle, *. : d dy drov)e ofT.
When titte 'd- i lite young
nmn did not . .<. * empl-yers
thougIht 1.e hitl a t.: had e. with the
in-iney. Of' e-.ure i.iiles begall,
nid thougl the canIage dIive' his
i'tI t wa1rs dIiseover.1, anld lith Was
lib erat ed. The womia i., 1:o douIt stiil
I lan ying the conilidence gaien somle
where, but as 3 ot she hias not been ar
A Singulari 'ucl in Nilure.
Ib'aders of Kinglakes "Ethen" will
perhaps remeirber a singulr state.
ment. in that delightful book to tile
effect that the iuthor, sailing ip the
Nile one Sabbath, distinctly heard tie
church bells of his native land.
1 ince, the Enstern traveler, relates
the saine story without apparcut
knowledge of Kinglake's statement.
Thet i was no mistuking, says each of
thee travelers, the sound. To one
it was lihe chuireh bells of England ;
to the other those of New York. Neit I.
Or could expliu the phiciomeion. But
in a pa per just read Left-re the litish
Asociationi it is possile the mystery
i. -lveI. At Jebel-Nazni, iL says,
on tlie peninsult of Sinai, there is a
p'eliar "an so, fromt u bich jlud
and yst rionus noies ale frequently
ieard to it-oceed, exciting tLe ,uper
-,I: iion (f tihe, Brdotuins and the won
ier (if tr:.velers. The sound comes
from the motion of the sand. Whei
iny c'iiiderable quantity is in mo.
tion a deep, swelling, vibrating moan
is first heard, rising gradually to a
rioar, loud eiough. at its height to be
almoroist startuing, and then gradually
Reiurnedi fronm Liberia,
Yesterday a party of twenty-five or
(hirty neg roes armived here on their
way to North Carolina. They are
the remains cf a coup:any of near two
hundred who went to Liberia from
North Carolina a y ear ago. The bal
ance died out there, and this small
remnant are now seeking their way
hack to the old North State. Thle
company113 went uit to Africa under the
auspices of the A merican CJolonization
Societ y. They say they were treated
very well by the natives cut there,
but not being used to the climate
and mode of living, they died off like
shieep. Yellow fever carried mn st of
Short Filledi rannied Gloods.
Thme A mleri,:an Grocer says:
"Shoirt~ weight'' packinig is being car
ried to extrenmes this year. If "retail
grocers'" will buy these goods kniow
inltee will ualways he those who
wilsel thlem, but, there are those
who will work these off, if possible
as straight goods. WVe have biefore
usi now a two-pound can of Balti"
liuore palckedl freshm pears, that really
is lnt mucnh Ilarger than tihe standlard
onae-piound can,~ timd will easily set in
sile lie regula r two-pound can. It
weighs, cani and iall, but twenty
i's4 a deep Ii) r. y the way the
liva rt of man t:hmri i o. u nman out
of all the rest hiei . i' t ho wirld,
andl makes it ea-ie. I.. .oi to work
see earis for her, li ke .Jdeob did
for Richerl , soonecr iia Ii:ave anyi~ we
manll, for thi' a.sking. I ofteni think of
themi words. "And ,Jacob served
seven yecars for Ra:chnel ; and they
seemed unto im but a few days, for
tile love lie had to her.''
A Teclegr'am from W\ashington Ie
ports that Riepulblican members of
C'ongresis from Virginia, with soIino
W Vestern members, had called on tile
l'residenmt in regard to theo completion
iof ,James River arid Knanawha canal
wihm the aid of tile General Govern
ment. Interview satisfactory to all
parties, the President expressing his
purpose to heartily co-operate in the
completion of this great work. This
is the first of Virgihia's internal im
WAsNu-rON, D. C. Nov. 26.- The
rough draft of the President's An.
nual Message, though it is not quite
fGui-hed, was road to the Cabinet to
day, all the members being present.
It will be somewhat, perhaps one
fifth longer than last years mes
In response to a question aiked by
the writer of this dispatch, the Pres.
ident remarked that he bad no ob-jeo
tions to saying that the Message
would not show a change of policy on
his part ; as his endeavor was now, as
it had been in the past, to perform his
entire duty to the extent of his abili
ty, and in such a maniner as would
best serve the interests of the country.
le was not certain that le would re
commend to Congress an extension
of amno3ty to the 200 or 300 persons
excluded by recent Lngislation ; but
if lie stiould, it would be with a pro
posed condition that the bene6ciaries
merely take an oath, to support the
Constitution of the United States.
Congress, however, had ample au
thority in the premises, and could act
with regard to the matter without at
repitition of his views upon the sub
joet contained in his former annual
Ile saw no more neceFsity, as had
bec anserted, for making a declara
tion of a more friendly policy towards
the South than for such a declaration
toward the North, as le sought as
Presidelnt, under the obligation of
his oath, to execute the duties of his
po-ition without favor or paitiality
and in aceo dance with, law. Hie
woul, in his incesage, endors.e such
recoIn tdat ions of logislation as
iny be presented by fie heads of the
Iever:al departments and which expe
rienace had showr to be neces-ary ;
ati lae would recommend to Uongress
that action be takena wit.h regard to
the award made by the Geneva arbi
trators. The money will be paid by
Great Britain to the Dparttmenrt of
State a:id be deposited in the Tacasa
ry. Of course it cannot be drawn
therefrom except in accordance
with law, and for the purposes speci
In the course of conversation on
the subjiet of Civil Service Reform,
the PICident. said that while comn.peti
tive exaninations were desirable, lae
did not think it right that effiec
should be given to enemies of the ad
ministration, to tie excluaion of its
friends.. Ile was n)ow en aged in e r
liming applications for pardon, taking
up the cases singly with a view to tle
conclusions upon 0tem. Ie intended
to pardon C2ol. Bowermai, who was
18 months ago convicted of embezzle
muent, while lie wats an officer in tho
B3alti'enre Cuatom HIouse. le added
that in addition to other reasons,
CoA Bowerman was a brave and faith
ful oflicer during the late war.
Slamps on Accepted Sight Drafis.
The Journal of Commerce gives
some information of local interest,
I. says: "A commission mereltant in
this city writes us that some of the
city bauks insi-t that where a sight
draft is mado upon him, and le ac
cepts it, making it payable at a bank,
a two cent stamap is required to cover
the latter corp~orationa, as they thaiak
such an accep.tanace converts the draft
into a bank eeck. ie wihes to
know if thaere is any method to sat is
fy these binks that such a stamap is
not neceded. We answer that we have
already published Boutwell's own
official dracision on this point, made
many years ago, when he was Comn
missioner of Internal lievenue. It is
on page 347 of his oficeial acts. lie
there decides that if a promise is
made payable at a bank, and a chaeck
is givena for it., that check must be
stamped ; but, if the paper thus pay.
able at a bankh is simply paid and
chai god to the payer's account with.
out a cheek being used, 'then a stamp
is rnot required.' There can be no
higher authority tan this."
Two darkeys lad bought a piece of
pork, and Sam, having no phlac to
put his in, trusted the whaole to
Julius' keeping. Next morning thecy
imet, whaen Jul ius sanid:
"A most strange thaing happened at
my house I'st nightsam. All mnyste.
ry to tme."
Ala ! Julius what, was that ?"
"W1Nell, Sam, thlis mnornain' I went
dovin itnto deC cellar to get a piece of
hog faor breakfast, ad I put muy hand
downa in thec brine, and felt around
but nio pork dero-all gone-couldn't
tell what bowent with it ; so I turned
up do bar'l, anid, Sam, true as preach
in' de rats had cut a hole clear frot
do bottom ob de bar'1, and dragged
do polk all out.'
"Whrty didn't do brine run out oh
de haole ?" said sam.
"Ah ! Sam, dats do mystery."~
Mr. Reed, who was once chaief con
structor in the British navy, hans (10
I clined ana offer of $100,000 per arnnun
to take a similar position under thi
Balzac used to say, "There ar
three of us who know French-I, ant
Hugo, arid Gautier."' H!ugo alone sur
vives, and is painfully conscious of ni
The Cut S1how.
The Cat Show at the Crystal Palae(
in Lonidon is generally spoken of it
the newspapers of that cityj. Elc
eat is enclosed in a neat wire-worl
cage, with a plenty of room for thi
biggest of them. In each cage is 1
cushion for the inmate to repose upon
They are well supplied with meat ano
milk. The number exhibited, in
eluding kittens, is noerly four hun
dred. They are divided into foui
great classes, with prizs ranging fion
two guiicas to five shilling;, includ
ing short-haired, long-haired, and
oats belonging exc!uNsively to working
men. These aro agaia divided into
forty eight classe,, begisning withi
the shott-baired tortoisebiel i he-cat
and going through all the varictics of
brown tabbies, blue or silver tabbies,
black and whites, pure whit and un.
usual colors. Among the ipteresting
animals in the show is an ocelot, or
young tiger-eat. There is a tortoise
shell bie cat valued by his owner at
fifty pounds. A tortoiseshell be-oat
short-haired i. something entirely new
-cats of that marking being almost
invariably '-sies.'' No 95 is valued
by his owners, two maiden Ldies, at
five hundred pound,. To crown all,
there is a cat weighing twenty-two
pounds without his coilar.
.lysterious Disi ppearancc.
New York. never distinguished, we
believe, for the striz-gency of her mu.
nicipal government, was the theatre
Ilst week of several UV e iioun dis
appearances, about which t ie large
journals eem much exerteie !.
,Firt, a Louisville inuraneo agent,
temporarily resiling at the St. Nicho.
las Ilotel, disaippeared, and no (:ue! to
bis whereabouts, or what became of
Iim, has been ob ailned. Then We
have the still more iiexolic.bl i
appetrance off a young Gprn.:o law
yer, residii g i c to city. Next, a
World reporter. We belie- ' the:e
rire two, if not three, odier c;:se .
ported in tihe Metiohl-litan jo;urai.s .5
These fets nrgue a woful system
of riuuniciplm govermnmeiit aid a mis
orably inellioient or corrupt police.
These partios inay not. have till been
Inmuidered, but su.picion, while it,
pointis to no particutl-r paers i) or per
sons as tl author of t. eiie, is
stroig that two of thmi were murier
(t for the purpe of robbery.- IWl
0110 Ut lllii itlltd Woit'll.
A lively sernmon on tie "Vice of the
Age" was pre .chd iin St. Louis re
Cently by ReV. l)r. IHolla.iid, of that
eit3, and in course of his iemarks ie
The middle classes spend their in
come in keeping up f.Ilse appearances.
They too, mlust we[ e duve C-lored p it.
taIloons and Sliiy boots. They InaIuIt
wear diamond ,tuds an1 seal riniig>
and carry young hladics to the opera
in hired carria ges at the rate of three
hours' use for three dayis' wages.
They must, take a turn now and then
at billiardsstand trteat to the Cock
tails, bet upon their varailty when
called in quaestion, anid L..st of all, lest
they should be decmned timid, llust
dmlIn onstrate their mer vye h y'Ii "lit,
ing the tiger,'" unili it elaws the la:st
dimne out of their p'ocketi, anid lasting
scratches upon their souls.
T1he only safeguard againat v'ice is
work ; not work as the ,Ilave, n.ot
works to oat andm eats to work, bul
to reach a Itigher pilane of iffort, nol
only of the body, but of the nimind
-work, whatever it he, wiheather foi
a day, a week, a monthI, or a lifetime
hotnestly and checerflalhy, as one wh<
expeot., to cntenmplate its results for
A Reiporters ('retdrutlils.
The St. Louis reporters have qutee
credentials to punbl ic entertainna.ents
A few days since one made applica
t ion for enitratnce to the fa ir groundtS
The following coniversatio)n tbereup or
ensued between him ai tnd the guard inia
of the gate :"Got a ticket, sir ?
"No, sir." "Well, yenucan't go it
porter for the G. lobe." "Show oni
your credentials."' "WVell, here arn
three passes on the I ron iMountaii
Ranil roadl, one Otn thle ikelievillo branel
of the Cairo Short Line, one ou the
St. Lou is and Sout hecastern, one
onth F'ifth street road a iere
on a Cinese launtdry, a restttau
rat, bill of fare, two toothlspicks, r
clean biankerchmief, a bunch of key
and a pipe."' ''Pass in, sir."'
It is atatedi that in consequence o
the unsatisfactory character of a bIl
consolidatinag t he internal revenu
distriets, a new bill will be s ubmlitte
to Congress providing for simnplifyini
theo mad e of collecting the revennt
and red ucing the~ expenses t hereof
by abolishing the oflices of assessor
anid aissistart aussorq, their dutie
beintg t ransferredl to die colleators an
assist ants. Thle est imtated yearly rsavin
by the bill will reach onie mill ion liv'
hundred thtousandl dollars, beside
more effectively colleting the reve
I nues. It has been discussed favort
-bly by the Presideant and Seoretar
s Bloutwell and Comumissioner Doug
Loyalty in Trouble.
Ex-Auditor Wickliffe, who stol
$90,000 from the Treasury of fLouiE
tana, has boon hiding for some time i
Sumniet field, near Selmna, Ala., unde
the nanme of Doctor J. Polk Shelby
The so-called Doctor had a preciou
record : In 1868, 1869 and 1870 h
was Auditor of the State of I.ouisian
nd for corruption and rascality ii
office was impeached and expollet
froin the position. Ile was raised t(
oflicial position by the Radical party
Whilo in office he made the most cor
rupt use of the position, and robbe<
the tax-payers, through fraudulen
tueans, of thousands upon thousand
of dollars. In the Sprirg o
1870 he went to Mr. Strass, a
broker of New Orleans with Louis.
ian Treasury warrants, apparentl3
all ight, aggregating one hundred
and thirty thousand dollars, upon
which Mr. Strauss advanced hin
$71,000 in greenbacks, and also a
certified bank cheek for $19,000.
Shortly after getting his tnoney, Mr.
Wickliffe shook the dust of New Or.
leans from his feet, and left for parts
unknown. I a short while after
wards, the warrants, were present
ed for payment, and Mr. Strauss
made the rather uncomfortable (for
him) discovery that his warrants
were bogus, and that he had been
swinidled by this ecoundret to the tune
of $90,000. A short timo since,, a
Mr. Biumniel, of New Orleans, was in
I Selmna, and recognized the doctor.
Steps were immediately taken for his
arrest, but the great Radical leader
was too sharp for them and made his
escape on a floet horse.
The London Timnes' Advice to Canada.
'I'liTe Canidi;ais are invited to do.
zhlure- the'Ir indopendence, in plainer
word., than it has used hitherto, by
the L.idon Time.s, which says to
them in a recen*' .,ricle : "From this
time foith 1.ook after your own busi
nas you selves ; you ai c big enough,
3ou are strong enough, you are intelli
gent 3 mtngh, and if there were any
delicioncy in any .f th-.so points, it
woul be supplied by the education
of self-reliance. We are both now
in a faule position, and the titoe hus
arrived when we should be relieved
from it. Take up your freeomi ;
your days of apprenticeship are
At. length it is proved that a man
has more vanity than a woman. This
i, the way that it camc to pass : A
curious investigator watched while a
thousati I men passed a looking-glass
used as a sgn on the sidewalk in
Broadway. The result of his obser
vation showed that nine hundred and
ninety-nine men glanced complacent
ly at their image as they passed. The
other man was !:ind. Four hundred
and fifty-t w o women p issed during
the sa ine hour and a half, and none 01
them looked in the mirror-all of
theem being engaged intently exnmin
ing each other's appearance and dress
An exchange truly says : "Gooi
roads bmetfit every oneresiding along
the course. Good roads save horsi
fish, they facilitate the transporta
tion of the produce to market, thej
save your temper, they increase the
value of lands, they lend attractive
ness to the eye of a stranger, they in
crease the traffic and business of
town lby its vitality in all branche
of traffie. Show us a town which re
cives a lairge country trade b,
means of the litne roads leading to it
and we will shorv you a place thati
lively, progressive and thrifty, wit
money circulating in plenty, and me
in all branches of industry busy a
Penator Trumblull denies that hl
will resign his seat in thn Senate, bu
according to a WVashington correspon
dont of the 13 ston Post, says tha
unless the radicals determine previ
ously in caucus to oust him from th
chairmanship of the Judiciary Com
mittee he will resign that position o
the flr. day of the coining ses.sion.
NV. Y. ir~d
Ccrtain Liberal l.'publicans ol
Cincinnati have resolved to organiz
a fresh on the bat-is of the good el1
platform, excluding the t ariff' plan
and substituting one sflirniirg th
expediency of t' iff for revenuc o. .y
TVhe tariff q ueation nrial1 probably b
thoroughly canvarssed in 1876.
The remnant rof the Seminole t1rl
in Florida is dlivided into three fami
lies of about twenty porsons eacl
One of these, of which Young Tige
T1ail is chief, is located about eigt
unlt~es from the Ino~U: h of the M i am
lliver ; another, 'undor 01(1 Tiger Ti
lives on Little River, and the othe
Ipresided over by Jumrper, has settle
near Iliscayne Bay.
A dash of humor is never ao plea
s ant as whmen jt occurs in the midst
a serious strain, as as the green spol
scattered on the Alps delight the ny
from their contrast with the 51no
-"I ai cert ain, wife, I amn right, an
that you are wrong. PI'l bet my ea
y on it." "Indeed, my husband, ye
-shouldn't earvy betting to such e;
A State Ruled by Women.
0 Among the Holland possessions
. thero is a remarkablo littlo State
a which, in its constitution and the
r original customs of its inhabitants, O
surpasses the boldest dreams of pa
a American ladies. Upon the Island of Ij
3 Java, between the cities of Batavia I.o
I and Samarang, lies the little King. Co
I dom of Bantam. Although tributary -
I to Holland, it is an independent State, B
politically without importance, yet W
happy, rich, and since time immiemo p
rial governed and defended by women. fer
The Soverign is indeed a man, but all Pa
the rest of the government belongs to Pt
the fair sex. The King is entirely '
dependent upon his State Council, 0
composed of three women. The high. 111
est authorities, all State oflicers, court Yo1
functionaries, military commwanders -
and soldiers are without excep. 18
tion, of the female sex. Tihe
men are agriculturalists and mor
chants. The body guard of the King Thq
is forined of the female elite. These
amazois ride in the masculine style, $
wearing sharp steel points instead of
spurs. They carry a pointed lance,
which they swing very gracefully, and I
also a musket, which is discharged at -
full galop. The throne is inheritable A
by the oldest son, and in case the
King dies without issue a hundred
elected amazons assemble, in order to
choose a successor from among their
own sons. The chosen one is the pro.
claimed lawful King. The capital
city of this little State lies in one of coT
the most picturesque parts of the resi
i6land, in a fruitful plain, and is do- all <
fended by two well kept fortresses. A
- .. . '1
Eiunigranls to America.
The cont tiually iLCr easing tide of
oemigration from ilerlin to the United
States is viewed by thi government
with growing dissa'isfaction. During
the last few0 months th.. oxodus has *
attained onormous proportinuls, and
the effects of the steady drain upnn All
the population of the country is being wo
visbly felt in many agricultural and t
manufacturing districts. Emigrants y
of the agricultural class are a rriving
at 3remen daily by hundreds on
route for America, while the manu. W
facturing class are pouring in by
thousands. The government bas de
eided to adopt such measures as will 1
arrest the progre:s of this flood of Pat
emigration which threatens to en
danger the prodnetive interests of the LA
country. The subject haF, it is un.
der:-tood, been made a matter of dis
cussion at various tines in the Cabi
net, and, as a preliminary measure, it
has been resolved, in order to die
courage emigration, to abrogate the Ste
the present reduced tariff for omi- Nei
grants and their 9 al ti r ughout
the .1nire.- T/. .i 1- .
Anolher Lura Fair Sensation -Poison In
SAN FANcIsco, Nov. 22.-A sn
sation has been caused here by tie
publication ofan alleged plot between
Laura D. Fair and a restaurant waiter t
named Frank to poison Judge wit
Dwinelle and Alexander Campbell, nil
counsel for the people. The waiter tua
Frank who reveals the plot, says it sto
was formed before Mrs. Faii's second has
trial. Ile states that that lady tried 1
to induce hinm to put poison in a do-I noi
cantor in Judge D~winelle's house, or Oi
into the milk-can at the door, and b
that this was intended to be done.
A woman went to the latter's house
and told Mrs. lDwiuelle not to leave
the milkcani out. 1w.
Thme matter was concealed fronm the 1.]
public, but has been investigated by -
the chief of police, Crowley, Judge
Dwinello, and all the counsel in the
ease. Some thought t he waiter in- c
sane, but he had a plan of Dwvinolle's
house in his possession. Ds
Mrs. Fair remains ini the city. The
- people arc miiuch excited at her propo
t sition to give public lectures.I
a We regret to see the folloning in
tecolumntts of the San lFrancisco
a ltn:"A scientific gentlenman
- who gives much of his time to the in
vestigation of the domestie habits of
hugs atid butterflies declares that ho
has discovered a remarkable fact in T
connect ion with cels. A stream -
Iwhich flows thtrough his ranch abounds to
in eels, and lie states that every evea. i
e ing, about dusk, these ext raordinary Cc
'fish leave the river to graze in the to
e meadow, lHe satys he intended to call**
the attoe.itioo of Professor Agassiz to oa
the fact, but could not leave the low- vi<
-er country until the great naturalist sei
had departed." CO
Illindu Stlaggers- p1
iTLately:I had a young mule taken
, with the blind staggers, and it was a
r, bad case. A friend advised me to
d mash up the gum of camphor, (say T
half an ounce,) divide and put ii in
oaoh ear, fill the ear with rags or pa~
per and tie, to prevent htis flopping it or
out. I did so, and to nmy delight my co
aS mule was well in less than two hours, ih
e and has been at work over sinco.- fo
'y &uthern //ome Journal. Ca
Riotous demonstrations against the _
d Jews have taken place in and around
s Prague, ending in much personal inju
u ry and destruction of iproperty. Theo de
t- agressors were Czechs. The police se
ihas rnestored ordnr.
Agents Wanted for Cobbin's
the Bible, for the Ilome Circle. 1,200
ges, 260 Engravings. The best erter
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II have it. Nothing likelt now published.
r circulars address I. 8. GooersE D
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00K AGENTS now at work, or looking
for some new book, should write at,
3o for cir culars of the best-selling books
blished. Extraordinary Inducements of.
ed. Superb premiums riven away.
ricilars fsee. Address QUEEN CITY
LISHING CO., Cincinnati, Ohio.
&ND Foa Now DESCRIPTIv3 CATALOGUIR
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lend for a Sansple Copy.
RE YOU G01NG TO PAINT
'ERILL CHEMICAL PAINT
has proved itself to be the
indsonest and most Dira
>e Exterior Paint Known.
ample card of beautiful colors and ro.
niendations from owners of the finest
dences in the country furaished free by
leler3 and by
rill Chesnical Paint Co.,
lurhng Slip, New York.
Or, Cleveland, Ohio,
EJI~DHE , P.. Mt, Vemon.Oham
to $20 per day I Agents wanted I
sex, young or old, make more money at
k for us in their spare momens. or all
tiene, than at anything eleo. Po rtiou
free. Address 0. STINSON & CO.,
. Da LOVE & 00s,
csire announco to their Friends and
runs that they have moved into their
11GE and ELEGANT STORE,
Corner Main and Plain Streets,
!uder the Wheeler House.
'here they have opened their Immense
r and Desirable Goods,
elected with Great Care and
Comprising the Best Makes of Goods
To be found in
mestic or Foreign Markets.
'o which we invite the attentio n of th
inhabitants of Fnirfield County as else.
?re. Feeling assured that we can fur.
i them with better 00008 at Less Prices
n any house in South Carolina. as our
.k is of the best quality of GOODS.
amples sent on application by mail. We
e a beautiful line of Mourning Goods.
hr. IV. J. ARRANTS, of Kershaw, is
in our employ, as iell as Mr. BELTON
CI[A RAD, both of these gentlemen would
pleased to see their Fairfield friends at
GRAND CENTRAL DRY GOODS
T A f)LISIIMAEN Tof
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Columbia, 8. C.
D. Lovs, i
[I. MoCinERY, 1 oct 29-8m2
The State Of South Carolina.
UNTY OF FAIRFIELD--COURT OF
vid Wills, Executor of Will of Margaret,
hatt, dceasedt, andl Ste phen Gibson,
Plaintiffa, against Chappeli 0. Trapp,
administrator of Estate of Christian.
ook, deoceased, Mary Trapp, Martha
.h ppell, George 8. Chxappoil, William
L. Chappell, Thompson C happ elI, Mary
Mhappell, Marsha Mayo and her husband
P'hillip R. Mayo, Sarah Chappell, Mar
ha Paulling and her husband Edward R.
Paulling. Christiana 8. Turnlpseed,
Niary Smith and her husband Ira T.
~Smitha, Defendants-Copy Summons.
) the Def'endants above Namned
You are hereby summoned and required
answer the complaint In thIs action,
dih is filed In the cilco of the Clerk of
mmnun Pleas, for the said County, and
serve a copy of your answer to the said
nplaint on the subscribers at their offlee,
.0, Law Range, Winnsboro, South
rolina, within twenty days after theser.
a hereof, exclusive of the day of such
vico; and if you fail to answer the
nplaint withitn the time aforesaid, the
rin tiff in this action will apply to the
ur for the relief demanded in the om
D~ated 5th July. 1872.
MctANTS & UUUGL A88,
the dlefendants, William L. Chappell
undl Christ tana 8. 'lurnipseed:
rake notice that the foregoing is a copy
the summons In this action and that the
msplaint heroin was filed in the cffos of
a Clerk of Court of Common Pless
Fairfield County, in the State of South
rolina, onl the 5th July. 1872.
McOANTS & DOUGLASS,
oct 28.-z6 Plaintiff's A tt otneye.
CJheesa ! Cheese !! Cheese!!!
Boxes choioe Factory Cheese. These
siring a good article eo ebtaia ft, by:
na1a .G. DESTRqTES& CO..