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VOL Ikel WINNSBuOid $. b4, W#EDNESbAY MONING APNiL 2N 187; X
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WILLIAMS, , DAVkS.
ri. .l'Ata H mtan s a piml) Ch41 Week
.,in the TOwmr. 4.winnsboro, at, 83.00 i'.
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pid in advapoes. ,..,
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'l 'KNOW THEE 'I ERl,
D. D. Prenlice sailt "No living poem
can txlari Jjn beauty the following lines
fiot the muse of Anmelia :"
'ale star, that with thy soft, ;ad liglit,
Comes out upon my bridal eye,
I have a song to sing Vp.night,
Ikfore shou takes, thy mournful
Since then, so softly ti0pe hal "tirr'a
that,."oth1s have almaost seemned like
And I ant like a little bird
That slept too loog among the flowers,
A'td, waking sits with waveless wing.
nott sing ing 'iid the shades of
DO, oh ' with sadder heart I sing-.
X sing of oine who dwaell in llenvati.
lthe winds are soft, the clouds are few
And tenderest tmuught. thy leart be.
'At, floating u'p through taiat and dew,
1'h1 1ale young noon comies out ii
And to the gr'een, resounding shore
- in -iivery troqi s the 'ripples crowd,
'ill all the ocean, dimpted' oer,
. Liftts up its voice and taughs aloud
And star on star all soft amid daliq,
Float up yon arch, serenely blue
Anu loot to earth anta :teeped in balm,
ly spirits float in et6r, to0.
Loved one! though lost to blinati sight,
i feel thy sptrit, ingering r ar
Atid soft m,-als i fee t1 e 0 iglht
T h t tra'ti3es thtrugl tlio ,atnmospherb
As Ill suie teipte's hoy Jlhad;es,
Though nite the hymin and hushed tho
A soleinn awo the unhl perltides,
Which telhs that. worship has been
A breath of license.. left alorie,
iVimero mmm'any a censle swu',g around
IVhiel thrills the wntetrer like to.one
I10 treads on consecrated ground.
I know tiy s0ill, froin w'rorlds of bliss,
, Yet stoops awhile to dwell with me;
liat h aught tie prayer I bieatlmed in tbis
i iaut I at laist mugnt dwall witmu thee
I hear m inurmutir froin the seas,
. thatt. Itrills me like thy spirit's sighs
I hear a voice on every breeze.
A J:hp nmakes to nmmnq its low replies
A voice all low'and sweit, like thine;
It gyves all anaswver tp lamy pr yer,
Anid brings my soul froin fileaven--i sign
't hat I will Know and meet thee there.
I'll kiow tifee there by that. sweet. face,
toittnd wilmili a metder i t plays ,
bill touchled with tlmt. exnrew-ke grace,
'I ital a1de dhie lovely all thy daiys;
Ily t hia sweet smile tat o'er it stied
A bieauty likt the light, of even,
IVi'ose Ittl eipreestoon never fled,
Even when itassotil had fled to lIeaven
l'i 1,now ther by itse mtarry crown
. 'I bt glit iere in tihy raven hair
bit I by 6in: i.lesed sifgii's alone,
L'il komw ihee iltre, I'll know the.
.'oi, oil I thine Py i1l thl m 4hse sphere
' itosweetest youth iand bemvtty met,
Tht ewamI inl love a d ohnness here,
Mubt bwim in love nmivt sojine.ss yet
For, ai ! its dirk anwl liq ii ijeninas,
'tiough smiadtned by a timaIItd sigh,
Were iuilier than the light. that vireasm
own ft..in :riain tie games of l'aradis.
W erm .ight and ILadiail like the ur.t,
Yet sot atl dewy ts the eve
Too, s.l tor eyes wla:re anit.,i are bo n
Tou yountg ior ejis to Itemurn to rive
I wonder if mhisj cold, sweet breeze
flmth lorich'ed t lnj hits min aiirneJ thy
. brow f
Por all uty mpjrt hears and,, sees,
Itecalls theei to mty :mnmriy now;
For e.nry hiit'ir we breamlhed apat
Wi~Vll bumt incorease, if mt at enmn be,
helove Lih t, dti this tttnely mieart,
SA lrea.Iy fi ele'i .o full r t. tee;
Yet imtny t5 teiar t. ese eyes nytn t weep,
,n aid mny a sin mamt ho torgivmen,
Ere thtes. bale lids shall a nk to sleep,
Amid y..u and I shlall tmet, it ileaven !
Fish in d not Shriiie.
.A A&rrso ond writing f r o ni
Elko, N'evada, says tlad there are
hot springs there in a biib snbers
of fi.h can bu seen switumDiing about
tht,,tgh ile war,r is so hot that eggs
are cotokesji in "fess *~tan three sec
onid," Tn1he explanatio'o of this phe
ntomuenon lies in thes tact (ha't thiese
l'ot! aprinags :ise in thme banmtks of
strealit, thbe water of whtich is. inten
Jy cold, Time cold water, <n account
of its gicater s~c6 lie gravity, runs~
* on the bot tom without tuixitng. tmuch
wlth the water ubbvty ant'. ii96 fl'h
Itfeps fi du000 stratumn'. 'r he watmr
~b've the 4 pringsm shiwed' a tisaan
p. temipeigture of forty-tuwo degioes,
ad .by mneans of a thiernmometer f..s
toned to tihe end of a pole anad kept
s oiose to the botmom as possible,
ih'e temiperature of time bottott wiater
fg~ above thme oprings' to a; foint
b4 h1* ilerim wias aoun td to be v'ery
o'; Thbistret'n is one ol the many
that foim thme htead-wterse of the Ca
lu'obia River, atnd to this point, 1,
800 inil'ems fromt it, atotnt'h,- thme salt
watdr salmon coe is liundreds ini
the ipring and fall to spaiwn,
T'he Rlev ir. blCorwleV, o
letereborg, fs.; 'irad r itii ed frotm the
Eiao~pal obi~ul, f'rom the convietcti
that idfart batifm is not taught ini
the 8erlptu'res, atnd ought, on that ac
count to be abandoned. 1ffe has not
yet determined with what otlier v1
ganisation to anat hi. lot:
The Final Ilcarille of 'tie lorlalistls
We harve from Washington
an interesting ,report of the fipibl
lienring of the ''a*payers' Uielegates
Id oftthe Ring Codj~mittee of the
louse of Reyre:itati es, whicah took
place on Wednesday latt.
The Ring, ,iding tlaop1i:1 neN
worted in t e previous prgaeni,
ent Mr. Treturer Card>i) to the
,cene of action, and la, it waS .h
Made the.'olosirig 'tgunett fo'r the
MoSe ad unii.i.,tratiion. Probably lie
felt that lie was 1i ghti:g iii -r ,bad
Sis*ue, and his argument certain V
waR both weak aid inso Jclui e.T
6-iarobitig questins of Mr. Trein tine,
obaarulau of the* sub-oumittee, ex
poed the fallacy of the statements
upon whi'ob tlc dofeaso of the itirI
rebts. Take the case of t.3 <elbt,
whi'di Mr. Cardoso put 't ten uil.
lions. i. reply to the interregito ies
of the committee, he admitted that,
there was a floating deot of soee
four, million , and.. tha , .unlels the
Courits austained the ropudiItion of
.the six million of Couversion bonds
th6 debt would amount to twent-y
miillionsi. In t-tauin g, also, the ex.
penges of the $tate ddvrntinent, he
omitted to mkenltido that the StAtto
haa.paid .no iot.ere-t on the ptbli I
debt ror tiree years oi more' and
that the intere-t, which remnius Un.
>Yiud, amaaoulits to ntile lidin;l re'd thou
fand dillars a ear in gulI. Ag in
iI s eaking of the rate oI taxation
per capita, Mr. Cai-.-io fdiled to no,,
Lieu that, while the voting joptilatioii
of le state has been ire thlan
doubled, the Ii' poptilation
remains about the same as before
the war. It is an absurdity to count
taxes by .the nunibei' of Polls in a
State where two iftli dt the popula.
Lion bear the wilule burden of the
eX-eaises of the Sttte. Mr. Carduoo's t
<peeclh wis a niere reliish tl6f the 0
Reply of the Ring to the Memorial,
which be wrote. It produced no
visible -effect iijon the Judioiai-y
Treasurer Cariozo was fd lowed lay
te lion. Thos. Y. Suimon8. lho; in a
ipeech of half an hour, reviewed the
whole course of politids in Sddth a
Carolina since the war, exposed the
Principal frauds committed by the
hadioal Administratiotms, and clos d
with anl appeal to Congress anti. tle
country to invdgate the charges
IIde by t ie Tixp.ayers and coivinece
themjseJlve!.s, as they might do, of t.uil
rut h. Hlaving some time to tpare
wheii ho had. Soishud his speech, Mr.
Simmntis sa Id that. he wOuld be glad
to a.Stwt r any itjiestiiis iV1h spight
'-e aisked by the 11ing Comitnittoe of
by flie Conyomittee ('n the Judiciairy.
Treasurer iirdi. 7.> and SpeAker Lee
se.zed the oppiortunaity, ,oig to be
speedily discomifitted. Iideed, t feii'
questions etabbil Mr Silmons to pdt
in evidence ontters of imi portaoe
shi.ebh Imlight otherwise have been
For the present the Uoinmittee of
he Taxpayer.s' havo finished their
Aork, and it has been done well. )
The result will prove this,' atid 'Ub a
-.uflicient td coielthiive aniswe to th; 1
iwid souls who ao eifraid to niag IL
lihger les t they ablould give ofence
to ombschudy or ilisturl lie c'quilibri..
umii of iromeinehtg.- News and Courier.
Words of Cliet-h
Gen. Kershaw, twho was a inetsbei of
the comim itte dl ppointed to lam y(wftore
limrsste neitiair~l or the Tay
ifrs ('ohvetion1 has gi veil the
Caindlen Jotn unal an Iintresti 'g nte
cont of his mi ision. That pamper
51538 : "'Tn his jutIgaltnt muchi~I good
hnas beeni aicci.ni. fn akaed. , Tho'istghl Con.
gress nmay m ot, off.,d i a elit[ for
whio~h we praty, l.e i s onfidentt t hiat as
Cothmaittee of inlvestig.taion will tbe amp.
pointed, whtose duity3 it will beo tio i
7estigate the oaumes of (our comtpia'int
cnd thus lay open to prosecution in
our Courts of jitatibe nany State n'nfI
County offieprs hto have ubedl tie
officed for thte ftarifterm.,nee if their
owin corrnpt purpi Aes. And oven
should Conmgress not do thiis, ntothinig
rlaus betn lost. Ona time ot hae hand,
umuclhI hans. biY gnio# Th le n70r..I
effect whmioh this agittation of the sub
ject will hove uponi the public isind
will be seen, and felt in the comting
elect ions, throughout the North and
We'st. Th'lerb is as Gen. Kershaaw
asyi4good cofu% i tiop~e titut~ thec
Judiary Coamiitteeo will' redoid'niend
the uppiointtmentt oif a comiitee of
inlvestigationl ; bitt, whether this be
done oir not, the Tuxpayers have thme
cotmfortinag aasurenrce that their pryi
t,i is undecrstood at last, and thut
the s6ot second' thougnat of thae
Amecrican people will not allow the
whilte citizens of t State of thg Old
Thirteen to be stripped of their pro.
i~ort~y and kept in a dondition of po
1 tial serfdom.' Tite emancigation of
the slaves was never intended t, ao
complish the fensilave nont of the
whaite citizens of the I epubl io. it
has done it in South Carolina.
News & Conrier.
Theo Persiana believe tilat all dia
.mnonads fell from heaven dtiring the
'urliest stages of the wo'rld, and ar
,therefore entitled to religioils venera
AboThcr 6r 'fimcm.
Fran'oo is the latest cottributor t'o
the Euuh Arden olass ot stories, atv,4
the e, whb~i has jus, turned up Jn
the Saosue.et- oire, is voiluhdd for in
eVery particular: A o u n
named Marmier, who) liad been, tuar
sled only a few ndOatis when the war
br oke out, jol.ed the Mobiles of the
Vodes, tand, and was tukon priconer,
)o an ivib'g in Pa6ssia be was sen.
toeed to seiveral years impri ontnuent
Ior 55:iinug his guard. During b'i
ut.ptivssy he wrote often to his wife
but reeevii; n'd reply concluded th t
bis i.tt ri were not forwarded or that
his wire Was dead. W41eu a was
tikes ptisoner he threw away hill
knapsiek * m eh .was icked up and
wrn by a cumratle, who muanaged to
escalpe, bat who was subsequeritly
killed in another enja ement. The
knniaisahk .cottali'ed the papera of
Marmier, which were forwardgd ..t
his w'ife its the last romainuOf her hus.
band. The youn', widow, after a
few Months of grief took a second
husband. Since then, Marndoqr b4av
in obtained a patdon~, was allowed
:o return to Fratnce, an-d op reaching
Iis ativ cot tge, Joplid i occupied
?y an1ther, and a child of. hich lie
,?n Hot the father. Here O draii
uds for the present.
LUtb Ne .
A cotton factory is to be estabeisl4.
d at High Shoals, Anderidi county,
P . Pftg housiind dollars have
>een subseribed, and a much larger
ubscriptiun is expected. A neeting
f the stockholders will take pla'ce at
igh Shoals, oil the 2dth lust.
A colored womtan of Clarc'ddin
ounty wus loading a gun to shoot a
.a w a ewdaysi ago, when It wias ao.
iiently discharged, inflicting a fatal
round on one of liar childrdn, aged
h1 ut six years.
''here was no itidt In the gun at
he time of th disilshirge, pid eah
a supposed to have resulted from con
uiSSionl, pr 9duoed on the head of the
hild by clie foreo of the powdcr
Georgia is the first of the States
ately in rebellion t pass a law giv
tig pulblio money to persons who be
aone 'elpless in the Co..fed13ite ser
ice. The bill made a donation of
0160 W thosG wlo hiid loAt both eyes
Iy rc0aon of so vice rdadered to the
',11nfederates States. it was di
4o d b~y the doverifdr 'n ;' techui
Altjy, thore biing no entry on the
ourksal to show that the act pamssd
y a twao.thida vote, as is 'etjuired
y the Cor titution, though in fLAUt
t did pais.
Santa Anna, who is seventy-six
'ears old, is going to Alexico to
pend hi- reuaing dafsl In the land of
its bGti. ad oar ly glories. He
toys he returns under Lrdo's procla.
Liation of amunesty, but is firmly re
olod to take no part in the Mexio.n
The Prodigal son was the subject
if a sirmnon in Blehebertown, Miasi.,
eeasrily, and was discussed is/ a
r'ahie ansd isovel tnauuuer. Tfie rev
srt:El ?ru..1er rep.resnted hinm as
enviisg Ii ine arrayyed ini silk hat,
,rOadeloth bsoat, ktrseymeres glosve<,
aid basot iin the height of Pa.u isi'.n
'sshiagn. ,Aste: a life of unpara,lleledI
ns anid extresviganets he was dceoriend
io cold mor ni .g '"ont ini the mnid die
f a lot o.n a roek, his silk hat kno :k
d in, broadeioth out at i le elbow,
?r~e'ch nrbos out at the toes, kid
~loves n i.dnlg, tiogi, all afodiid Aj isam'
aid lie elfiewing the husks."
A Louisville girl, whose l'ever
ailed chrsy muornling and stayed all
layand log iito theb pight;' becn'e
beiyourasged at. so mruch' attenltio and4~
:oscoe:ed s fla to get f of hi'm bj
skfaai h1.se, to. noetho piano up
Si5s, ad safter that was done,
haniged her niind, and liad it msoved
low:,: lShe had i tiioved to said fro
eventeeni times before he discovered
r. Po eu'new organization ias
alled "All Soul's P'rotesianit Epis
oral Churchi." It elainas to be loy
i to the Epsiseog~al bodyj; and will
'sk for recognitIon q tie lNissh~p.
i f it can no' gt ito th'e d iocese, it
vill snake a virtue of nl~eessity andl
'iheo ndo un'godjy prosplerl'ty,''
is the title or a sermnon suggested by
the career of Arthur Orton, preach..
6(d In the rfarish Chifrch of St. Johns
WV appIng, England, where Arthur
Orton was baptised, by Rev. Robert
Gordon; a blaok elergjnmany native of
Jamaia, who ba'd been for~ seireral
years-eurate of the Church.
One hutidred a'nd tweetj 4'ews'a
pers and periodioale haive been sup.
presied in Frinoe since MacMahon
(Coluinbia Correspondence. Augusta Con
COLUMBIA, 8. C., April .lCti, 1874
It may be of interest t9 many o
your roaders to be Infornied how i
creature'like Gov Moses ever cam
to be elected to the high an hiither
to rcsapectablh, oAoe *hich he a
8uYrileglously degrades. Moses wua
born at Su Inter, in this State; and i
now 'bp't f t-five ydars of age.
S school be1,vt enjpyet.Uie con
ide~ce or resppot of his tuh-iolmates
and subseql!tqtly, at tlti's oulais,bih
College, he atood very low in ,hi.
'lasses, (not rising higher than sopho
more), and was reputed [y l1, fui
lows to be a cittng, closo corit
a Oiaracter. He was proe ,,at that
early day to do little' l ow triok*
and it, is said that nearly all of hi.s
uollege debts remaht itibaid. A fter
being "sent honje," becauepof t
innability of the faculty "to m:\- o any.
thing out of hilih," he otier the
law office of his father, niow Chief
Justito of the State, and. ii a short
time was fdiitted to the baI-.
lie nev'er entered upon t6i prac
tie of his p'rdfession, having married
a , wt alty ,ylautot's daughter, upon
wiose estate he fared ourm" tuoUIy
as lpng ats it labted, which was about
the time lion. F. W. Piclens was
pqoe.o Uovernor) wheii by sotne
coup de main he saticeedod in getting
the al-pointacent of Private Skeoretaarf
to his ekeeljenuy. At that tiwe
there was no inian in the State so
noisy in his 4litioclations of North.
ern men and principles as l\louos.
I o really rendered vatuatyle seivices
in organizing the troops preparatory
to the gieat .struggle of 1801. At
the aiege of ti6titer lie imade him.
selfimost officiods; and it was stiei
an unusual thing, at that. tiie; to
seo a Ilebrow in uniform arid ,long
ing for the frwy" that he was allowed
the (to him very dear) privilege of
hauling down the flag of the "l4tedl
garrisoti, which he did Sitiering the
miOHt disugsting baths. But this
was *ho last and 6ily belligerent act
of le petit Moses, for we hear tio mq're
ol bimt in his bomb proof Poaitioii until
the ieoustruciot fide went ztbroad
when he Was elected a delegate frotii
Sumter diltriot to the State Coriven
tion in 18'81 , .
He wt s eleeted Adjutant General
6f the militia in April 1868, and in
the fall of the paine year was returned
fi oin Stnater county to the House of
Represent atives ; was .pdpotbd speaker
of the ouse, and again re-elected
speaker in 1870. In the winter of
1871, ho determined te break down
Scott Mid 1i6 adninistraLion.; and
for thut purposo ciioucted scheies
as novel as stceessf61. Muss; as
lspeaker,.at oo time drew up over
a nundred thousand dtllars worth of
traudtultnt "Pay certificate-' and
had theue is du? ,time, preshted to
Scott for his approval, as the law
then foibade the drawing . ot .pny
moneys save on the Govertior's order.
Scott looked with surprive at the ii
pundent eniihsi9r1 and threatened to
kick them out 01 his offece, ahl sent
for Beverly Nash, a 'T'rial Justice,
#nd took out a warrant for the ar.
rest of Moses, who becoming fright.
eied, destroyed the certificates, and
reso.!ed to ace'Qujlisih his end' in
tinother waiiy., ..' he next plaft was to
fbass an act, repoalip~g the clause re
qjuiring the Gorinom's signati-e to
pay3 certiffeates, a'ndi lil otheor driera
on the Tlreabury, and C. C; Bowen
([ am sorry to say backed by Deo
erits, nd the entire press of the
Sctt) introtucod lill~ impeaghmnent
r;esgliytiyn. Pauy .celca e wgre
now Isstued in im jne aouts,;
the imoi .is of the Legiailature were
liberally sufiplied. Th'le ma, ket was
fl..oded with paper, ymhe soon fil
Irom 90c ou the dollar, down to ad.
miost nothintg, not liewever until liA
t ools~ lyd pockeyid covera shalf mil
lion of dolis, oaolb recipient lrontiis;
ing upon his knees that hie weotild
st and by little Frank until dethi,. or
make him Governor. One nmillion
five huindt-ed thousand dollars were
auad by Nioses in certificates, upop
whidh thle halt' niJ'ioii was relli,
8eott fought. tdiem like a man.
and dhe impeaochnmnt, fuail'd. WV ithi
the largue sums of moniey with wivf:~
Moses hadl supplied his follower,
they preached up nothing but
"Moses" to th6 ignorant massas dur
ivd th'o 8pring and Summner of ,170
Thelisertitces of JAmn 3. Pattrsyn,
Elliott and othersi, were sebured,
Mosea. mnkiig promises to eatch of
these aspi,rants tat they should have
his suppor t for Untited Btated Senate.
fatteraon thfought his Aittiatidfi, par
tioularly febicitious, a lie ~iad the
promise of Moses to include the In
famnous plue i'idge scrip r'n the
liiqudition of the publie debt. When
the convenatio'n a &enebled rat Coluin
Ia in August, 18Y72, Patterson be:.
came nervous and demanded that
stronger -pledges be given on the
zeure of t ie "sgrip," pad ho related
the seq~uel to me. thus :"As soon as
dinner was-over I took a eigar and
laid mae dowa for a sipsa and aerve
ly had C beguu to dote whon Moses
Was anboutnced in hot haste6 In re
sponfe toa t-ote I had sent him. I
assured imn-tbat I had bu$, little o0Db
ffdIence in bhi keepiog hilede
that liehad Esd o mae sifMtn a
- unless I was made u eanro he could
no longer look for my support.
Frank then begged me to got into
his carripgo with him and go around
to see the011 man (the Chief Ju<.
ice, befoio whohe court the "scrip
Onso was thou .pending, on a suit
trotgght by ti'o tlhamtbcr of Como
inerce of ,Charlest.qA), who would
give me overy .surailoe that the
case would, ,e. degided in my favor.
well., we avent.aroind, nA the old
1an, in the pro.,ence of Nongp, and
Wmjhinglon, oftoe4 bic a written
pledge to decido the ease in our fa.
V41r, it . woul.I only conlent to Coll
tinlue t-upp1ortig Franki, stati~g that,
tite aIabt.nuof I is lire was to see
lim diet.cd Goyernor. I neglecotei
totiQice bA pledge, but took hid.
tord, when, lo and behold, the 'olI
oUaampnj' deoded the case against me."
'Tiillk of; Ahief Justice thus sell
iiinghs deci Ions . (WoplII not that
have been A good 'poiut .or the tax
piyers to have presented ? Could
nut Patterson himself hiva been
use.d as a witness against the Moses
Pattersai thus ,.eing meio secure
alhe tbougbt* stood by Moses, who
was nobiina ted on the first bal.ot.
The eatwpaign then . b9Nai in good
earueqt. . Monby gas beggnd- and
Io'roVed roiu all (iaarters. &our
lilodgett was "jnuloted" to the tune
of $7,00, * bio, ho lNut zpe etiig
in return a Trenstrerbliip for -1 Id,"
who now is, numbered amongst the
I "lognei's." Aloses defeated Ton
libso by a hteavy majority, and hat
since been conductiu himself in the
tost reckless ajid licetitlous manner.
I pist i t forget to od.i tiit itne
i i9e 1 Idge 83indle," t$he "Agri
u itural Land Scrip, the "Convertion
Bond Swindle," and the aot .repeal
ing the act requiriyg the Governor's
endorsenient of Treasury orders,
were each chnipioned by Moses,
ant. froi whiel bie reAiraid over u
tinilliou of d9l ars hemself, all of
which he t.ent in in "aiotous lp inig,"
end ini. b3ulg up his Obthle follow.
Br. Seeing thai bb- has no more
money, ini that Cardozo, unlike
Parker, will not allow hin perhual
cee.s to the Theasiry. Ilis fo.lowere
havo dropped hiiii "like ahot potato,"'
nrt lus~imi ro.nindly opi ,pjj.*,ooI
iens. Report qays jhat Ilia rooer
has had to "but down on him," and
lie is driven to the necessity of pawn
ing his watch for cigars. 111s dia.
nnds went lolig 5i,.ca to pay his
"champ-ji0igne . bills," and other un.
speakiable obilgations. None but
the lowest atnd "lou-iegt?' Itadicab
now support him, and they oily do
so for nppoarances, alleging that
adicalism will..suffer unless lie is
somewhat respected. lut. I sicken
in the filthy recital, and must clo:e.
Samuituel W. Melton,t.,K.. Scott and
Charimberlain, ai-e till candidatos for
Governor. Scott thus far holds the
\iniinng carthl, but says he will not
accept the oflie unless a deset Ig.
in.slture is elooted. A Governor is
powerless for good with ' venal and
coriupt crow in th Legislative DO
The weathe fj bad; Corn
is up and being cultivated. Cotton
that is up looks sorry, and hut little
beinig planted. TiRAVEL1(R.
N~tstlti the Nuiher of Iatention.
lh1any most valuable doetsynept~s
were burnt by the Pauri.Commntinists.
It is stated biy the Petit Journal
that thte cocqtentts oif about '70,000
~eds, burnt quite black and appar
e.ntly illegible, will be rihenvered.
Tfhe legisters found anmong the ruins
of the Paulace of,,pstie proved to
have pri~sorvedl their orglinal shape,
but, they wer e burnt itq.appgr&,tly
homogeneous blocks5 frot,t whiopl a
tiliggejeaf culd pot be detached
dust. The mteains of making thtese
unpromiainig retmins deliver up their
erteare these I'The back of the
register is cut oft, so that It beconmes
a heap, of sep~araste leaves welded to
gether by the flames. This heap is
then dipped into water, and, whale
dlamp, plagp before the mouth of a
Ato,e'IThqu water eyaporating raises
the rsheets so tat they pan be seputa
ted, though, of cour~se, reqfuirinmg
great care itn handliung. Tile writing
now stunds ont in shitnng black,
up~on ,dull pblack, like the ailkent fI,,wM
era on velvet, brocade, It is easily
decipiiered rind copied, *with a note
Igatintg 9lat it is reproduced from thie
corboni sed original.
'.he sultposed modern expressiop
of "going fpr"a man is really . an.
ti due artd diae-lo. The INichmond
DI)sapatch has foug~d an aithiority is
Froissart's Chronie. thus:
."8:ns-FJollow me afsr oft~ atud as
soon as I make to yga a sign,' and
thst t lay my hand on a man that I
go for. take him, and let biai not os.
So lwth "by thunder 1",ig
Lenr used that expression 1n 0ne of
hI. sublimest bursts.
Fences should be examinied and
.ranired. A nail in lima savei
The Turn of the Tide.
The New York Wor d gives facts
and figures to show hat tle imi.
mense majerity given to Presideit'
(rant in 1872, as tho.champion. of the
Republican Natty, has boon steadily
declining. We quoto,:
''Inside of two years inevory State
that has held, legislative elections
(exoepp. two States in which the
Democratic majorities are ovi.rwhelm
iug) (here has been an oppopition
gain of from one to sixty-six votes
on joint ballot. Six States which
had jtepubie.an Legiilaturnes in
1872-18 now huvo opposition Legis
laturos, and the eight States in the
ILt in which the opposition n.ow
controlq thq Iegislotul'o arq. qt pros
out ,1e)regeteLd iu , W aa.hitigton by
ten Admiiriitstrttion Senators. Theseo
figure's denIontrate moro tihan words J
canl do it thl P'resident Grant and
the liepubliean party havo lost the
coulldocee of the ouUnt-ry, and Stato I
alter Bttte will e41niinato in the
Auttttu of 1816 in.the rotoration of I
the bepra.oratic prirty to po.ver in the I
.There an be nq doubt. that a great t
revolutionl is nlow taktttig pl oc inl
party jolities, htti, nhothor attributa- I
blo to l'rosidenit i Grait, Cogiros or
the *pevitublo tendency ef oll organi- i1
zattotl, to rigeQ and jorri , is a iat- I
ter of poijectuto. The lennocrats
have nasplendid clance for regaining c
power ; but the liatielq count, upon I
their blundering,irtictrievably an. tjoic
pr ie I.mnnd of proise.. What will 1
o til e futuro copdtivht of jartiles, h
two 30oars h:ece, it iS i napiossible to y
suy, but that they are in il transition is
state, for good or evil, is tunifest p1
even 1p.the w:ayluror and the foul.- 11
.Augusta Cons tit tidionailst.
The Great Mlistlikt,
fIon. A. II. Stephens is not alone
in contiderin, the conscript law *is v
the greatest miittakA of,.tIe CoIo1- I
erary. ,The Ne w Y ork Day 13 io
sorruwftiliy decl arei that it was th I
iope dara, iidelible crimo, not of M r.
DAvis' itut of ti-o Southerin Uongress v
-me p bred in tLhQ sehool of J effersun, t
and t herefor,9. Inarally.vistly niqre f
taill... than muon likio Chase, Rowt rd, '
'Linolo, &o., brod in the serpi -mon.
arehical t chool of 1111111ilton nd( h
Adams. True, they wetre presed c
upon by great datigers, invaded in
every qourter by overwhelming
forces ; but this, after all, , oannot ,
justify them to po.,terity. Nor did n
it help them ; inadcod, it burdeied b
and etibitriitaed them to carry it.out y
and it took from tiem that odor l
of patriotism whilh, in 1776, so
carried Aierican Detiourats through I
a sevon yeats' war."
A Great Country. 1
The loss on greenbacks in the Uni.
ted States is 30 ,or cent. lraunce,
in spite of .ier enornmous nisfor- b
tunes, preserved the valuo:.Of her na- h
tional currency by the trifling loss of 8
one per cent. discount. Which is the tl
greater nation I
St. LoUIS. h
St.,Louis is the eleyenth in populau a
tion among the groat. cities of the hi
world and ranks as ,fourth in point,
of health. Zu ich, Geneva anid San,
Fratncisco staip at, the het d of th'e
satlubtious list. Chioogo is at the
The Democarte lost their Mlayor
at Albaniy because they persisted in
nontanating a corruaptionist. Ilotnest I
Deocrats bolted tho eaucus dicta- t
tion and '.fixed'' the r ing ?avoriteoef
4 Danbhury boy, g~hose itnagina.. i
tion had become diseasei by too a.
olose applioation to dime novelis,
started ohf to seek famo as slayer of
bears and Inidians. ie took all is
toye with ,hini,,iinudi nga hand-sled,
tund a snare drumn,. bade os little
brothers arid isters an affectiotnato
farewell,' and was gone nearly two
, Thi eeraphio \ashington eor
tesondnceof heLouisvillo Couri
er Jounral, of Weodnesday, has the
Ma. Sar~ns' nurPt.' -rO o-:N. kiit,.
-Trie recpt orprersi.on of' opinion
by M r. pen, Iljh, Georgia, having~
reference as Is supposed to piromintent
miembers of the GJeorgia dlelgtion
provoke qrtie~h unfo~vorablo :critici4m,
It is understood that t.he lion. Alex
II. Stephtens has prepared a very
bpees reply. te fr. 1111, .which will
shortly appear in a Georgia journal.
N.ever laugli at.- a ian with a prig
nose. You don't kc aoW what may
During a revival at Greom. Bay, a
cititen is reported to have riven ant).
asked to-be forgiven for haiving been
aaebserlber to the O~hioago Timesj
fdr nntaan years.
MAiig9 for hMt Chik'.
A little Italian womap, .
child in her hor aries, hurried through
thcl' galt of the Roos-velt-strodt ferv
ry-houso Tuesday evening, and a mo,
ment later was scarcely . discernible
in tho dark shadow of the corner ill
w hi'h She oAght shelter. She was
illy clad, and the ma'jor portion of the
thie, bright.colored ahawl that cov
rred her head asid shoulders was wrap.
pod loviingly about the babe in liar
arms. Her dross of calico was worn,
faded and patohed in.plaoes tiltil the
original pattern was little moro
than a patch it ei.f ; yet there were
tattered ends, li6 rgag. rho child
aestled close to the mlother, ankd bab.
blod in a sitUdued inaniner, soarceoly
udible a few lot away. When the
joat cntered the slip the mother was
he first to go on board. Well-dress
dmen anti women, and children
Q~hcd in garnsnits of rich, warm
exturet filed the cabins, and the lit.
le Italiaui Woman attrauted no at.
ention, but renuaiined crouched in
he further corner .of the forwald
abin, probably unseei by wore than
he two or three poersons iimendiately
urroundting her lla.rdly had the
oat left thu slip when the chatter
heideni to a pubhlic Conveyance van
riested by tle nging (if the first
iie if' the b1al. d, "Kathloe Dn Ma
ouirniieen.") A moniat latt r, nieu
cased reading their papers and i.s
ened.. A II eyes were turit d to she
h1.igniloait fignie in the dark cour
cr. W heii the I at. word' had been,
ung a perfect storm of applanso was
ivun , and in returnit hie wuia n R'aug
ne of ior owo native airs, a Iallad
n1tive0 anld touebhin oif aone whose
oie z*. nd filds Weio far away,
hile Ole, the child -widow, mkournf ul
r calked on the to L to give back her
ead. llor ViCe was tharvelously
wect aid clear aid te air, render
di as 't was with ,ubduod strebs, was
ery elfcive. Severql wopion sob
ed Ilouli,.widlc there were a few
e. pre:wnt who cmighed ' mnspicious
and turned I rlici f.,-aS asile for 4
iomnit, using the-ir ..handkerchiefs
cry iiergetically. ThAt woman left
ie cabin richer by a score of dollars
1ir as he plided through the crowd
1ith outbt rotohed alin, bank not es anli
>ose chantigp wor preseod into her
and inl lIeu of the en nies usually
ist to iendic'inta1, foi ho was but a4
eggar. She related heor story sub7
%quently to a gentletman, who made
aIpery into her lire. She
as educated for.a public hiuger in
or iative city, Ge inoa. elir father
us choristgr of a popiular church,
ouir year3 go she fell inl love with
in Acrican who was vi:-ting Genoa.
icr father oppused the attentions of
hte tourist, who he said was dissipa.
:,d. It wias the old story from that
oint. She fled with her lover, and
few months later, he deserted her,
;y sielling her jewelry, she paid an
iiigrant passage to New York. Her
aby, was born on bo:trd a chip. She
i(; hearelied,tho strects fir the man
he believed to be her husband untif
lo had ')o hope left. k1veni if she
'und him lie uight repulse her.
for iaby was siok, and in devoting
ersilf tj ita care Mhe lost her work.
uov she was a beggar. No, she,
ouldl not giveoIher name; her friends
ould never know her fate.
Wit and Ilumor.
An enterprising weekly has com-.
teneed tihe publication, as a serial,
f "iliasselas,, a story by the late
aiuel Johnson, L .L. D."
"Oracious mec !'' exelaimed a ladj
n t ho wit ness-box, howy should I
no0W anything about anything I
oni't know aniythin~g about ?"
A Dainbury mian,. whoi'o wife ri..
eiitly (ldidbsequlently conifessed,
a a f riend that "inobody could pulL.
own an undercoat ao neatly al Jane
W ba t is tho difference between ar
armer and a bottle of whiskey ?'
.)no husbands the corn, and the other
orns the husband,
A n exchange soa that a Michigan,
uan d ren med .recently that his aut
vanf (lead, Ile tried the same dream.*
mn his miother-iin-law, but it 'didn't
WVhen a Mnryland doctor spells it
'accufort us," is it anmy wonder that.
paitie-.its die onm his hands ? Another,
luctor ipells ecorrosivo sublimate
'coros of sublimate."
') O why abould the spiritt#f mor..
al be ad V' exclaims tbo Milwau
<ee Senatiniel, "whuon New Orloans,
~Iolas~ses sells at fourteen ents per.
juart, and buckwheat is thrown at
I maln in fifty pound packages."
A problem for the boys ; If 4 dogs,
with 10 legs can oateh 86 rabbits,
with 27 legs in 14 minutes, ho~w imany
legs must the samte rabbits have to
got away fr,.m 8 ,dogs with thirty
legs in l'It minutos, allowing 00~
days in a year tlo.
An editor in,.T1rof, displaf ( .!,$d,
peueil that bie.bes used for .noe year ,
flis writings can't'haye tutieh go',
t~ them safs the 1New .$ao .Jout