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The cholera is killing the buffaloes on the western prairies by thousands. ? Maj. J. H. Rion, of Winnsboro', has been eleoted Colonel of the 25th regiment It was judicially decided in New York, on Friday, that dogs are property, that stealing of them is an indictable offence. .Thereare 800licensed drinking places in St Louis. The people there cannot have many scruples about taking a dram. A negro man, slave of Levin Benton, Esq., of Sharpsburg, Maryland, hung himself on an apple tree, on Tuesday. Cause ?unrequited love. ??Another installment of ten thousand dollars has been paid to Mr. Washington rUki? a flaw jJavanaot fnmwlo fhfl TttlTrthftHP VTIV4I1U ? *V TT U?*JU^UUV) wt)m* viu wuv ^r-n - -,--of MountVernon. The telegraph announces the death of Hod* J. T. Mason, late minister to France. The Charleston Courier says he was a Dative of Virginia, a grandson of George Mason and a cousin of Senator Mason. Chickens of a new breed called <Eclipten dean,' are being introduced into this country from aboard. Instead of feathers they are covered with fine hair like that of lap dogs, very white, soft and beautiful, and have curious red ornaments on their heads. The Literary Association of Princeton, N. J., has offered Mr. James Gordon Bennett $100 for a lecture. He refuses, saying that the time is worth $5,000 to him, and that lecturing is the business of none but literary loafers. "Why, Bridget," said her mistress, who wished to rally the girl for the amusement of the company, upon the fantastic ornamenting of a pie, "did you do that ? You're quiet an artist. How did you do it ?" "Indeed, mum, it was myself that did it," replied Bridget. "Isn't it pretty ? I did it with your false teeth, mum !" A young married lady of our acquaintance, whose union has not been prolific of "little darlings," has suspended on the wall, in her bed room, directly over the head of the bed, a neat little picture, underneath which is the following quotation from Scripture : "Suffer little children to come unto me, aod forbid them not, for of such is the kingdom of Heaven." The "Occasional" Washington cor respondent of the Philadelphia Press writes : It seems to be a generally conceded that the National Democratic Committee, which is to meet at Washington on the 7th of December, for the purpose of fixing the time when the Charleston Convention shall be held, will agree upon a period between the first of April and the first of May, 1860. In the newly published Autobiography of Col. Crockett, that eccentric personage records his remarking in a stump speech, that he "was willing to go with Gen. Jackson in everything that I believed was honest and right, but, further than this I wouldn't go for him, or any other man in the whole creation ; that I would sooner be honestly or politically d d than hypocritically immortalized." Arrangements have been made at Portland, Me., to signal the steamship Great Eastern thirty miles out at sea. On her appearance, the flags of the United States, England and France will be displayed from : the City Hall and Observatory, signal guns 1 will be fired, and the fire-alarm bells rung. As she approaches the harbor salutes will be < fired from Fort Preble and other points; and < the bells of the city will peal forth a merry welcome. The Lord Mayor of London has an i allowance of ?7900; it is generally cited at J ?8000, but is barely that much. It is varia ble, even to the extent of ?1000, a year < more or less, owing to a portion of it being 1 derived from dues on fruit. His household ; at the Mansion House consists of 23 gentle- i men, and he has a good retinue of servants. He has to provide his own horses, and has to find a carriage and horses for the Lady Mayoress. The expenses of the mayoralty usually exoeed the allowance by ?5000. Massachusetts is the only State in the Union which, by a constitutional provision, grants the title of "Excellency" to its Governor. Newspapers sometimes speak of the President of the United States as "His Excellency, the President," but there is no legal sanction for this, the founders of the government having decided, after discussion, to bestow no title upon the President. A committee of the Senate reported in favor of the style "His Highness," but the House opposed any other title of office than those expressed in the constitution. So says the New American Cyclopedia. The Cincinnati Price Current of the 12th inst. has the following concerning the Western hog market: In the early part of the week about 2,500 head hogs sold at 86 net, to be delivered the first ten days of November. A portion of them were taken to fill contracts. The last day or two the offerings at this rate were quite large, and 1,000 head, to average 225 lbs. and to be delivered be*La 1 flf V* on/1 1 MnromVior rrnrn tWCCU tUC 1VVU UUU AVXU i.WIVUIVVl. ?V4V on the market at 36, without finding a pur.. chaser. 1,500 head, we understand, were contracted to be delivered before the 20th of November at 35.75; but for all November, $5.50 is the outside rate offered. John H. Middleton, overseer for Major Jno. P Kinard, six miles North of Newberry, writes to the Rising Sun, and says: I had 3 hands, that picked out the following weights, on Thursday last, the 6th : George 417 lbs., Wiott349, Harriet 334. The next day the same hands picked the following weights : George 501 lbs., Wiott 408, Harriet 403. The cotton was picked between daylight and dark on each day. The days the picking was done cotton was very dry, as we have had no rain for two weeks. I believe I could select twelve hands out of the Major's gang of Degroes, that could beat any equal number picking cotton in the world. "Ion," the Washington correspondent of the Baltimore Sun, writes: Early in the session it is presumed that a post office deficiency bill will be passed. In the bill which failed at the late session there was an item of four millions for deficiencies for the last fiscal year, and for the present fiscal year there will also be a considerable deficiency, perhaps five millions. The sum called for to meet the deficiency next December can be readily met by the Treasury. In addition to'about five millions now in the Treasury, there is the amount of eight and a half millions of Treasury notes which may be released. There is no doubt, therefore, that the Treasury will be in a condition to meet any deficiency bill that will he passed. j C|e?ffrkMIk nqnirer XDITXD BT SAM'Ij W. MBXiTOX. YORKVILLE, S. C. THU8DAY MOBNING, OCTOBEB 20, 1859. Special Notice.?All communication!!, on matter*connected with the paper, should be addressed to "The York* vnxE ENQUIRERand not the Editor or Proprietor, personally. Persons desiring prompt attention to their favors, most bear this in mind. E^Capt. D. D. Moore, Maj. Mylis Smith, Sam l G. Brown, J. L. Thomson and Samuel J. Kutkendal of York; and William D. Cook, of Bennettsville, are authorized agents of the enquirer. DIVINE SERVICE. We have been requested to state that Key. Mr. Suttles, (Baptist) will preach at Union Church on Saturday and Sabbath next; and at Sardis, on the fifth Sabbath in this month. * DR. W. B. GRIFFIN, COLUMBIA. By reference to the advertising page, the reader will observe that Dr. W. B. Griffin, of Columbia, has removed his Drug establishment to 171 Richardson-street. * HARE'S MARBLE YARD. The skill of on? big-hearted friend and neighbor, Maj. Hare, who does up everything in the marble line for our people, is well-known and appreciated in this district. We are not surprised at the liberal support which he receives at home, but we confess we were some what taken aoack a few days since, on being informed that he has several orders to execute for Mobile, Ala; and has already shipped packages to Tennessee. His yard, opposite the Enquires Office, is well supplied with 'Specimens of his work," which, in point of finieh and prices, will compare favorably with any establishment in the Southern country. Turn to his advertisement on the fourth page. * COURT WEEK. The Court of Common Pleas, adjourned on Saturday evening last, after a busy week's work.? The Judge labored assidiously, but some thirty-five or forty cases still remain on the issue docket An extra Court seems to be inevitable. The following persons were drawn as Jurors for the Spring Term,1860: Grand Jurors.?R. S. Carson, R. A. Latham, D. C McKinney, Reuben Dulin, J. H. Dickson, J. L. Watson, J. M. Gwinn, Wm Culp, Arch Dillingham, J. M. McPadden, Alexander Henry, Henry Johnston, T. C. Henry, Joel McCarter, S. A. Harris, Wm McCnllough, James Glover, J. G. Barnett, W. A. Bales, David Webb, James A. Smith, Z. Carrol, J. B. Mintz, A. Bearoguard. Petit Jurors.?J. L. Crawford, J. N. Carothers, Thomas White, J. J. Barnett, Dr. E. A. Crenshaw, * ' *? r*r n Tin.:... w v Anarew juuvc, tt. vj. nunc, ?? 41 uuuiii, wuu Whisonant, Henderson Whisonant, W. J. Thomasson, Capt. Robert Allison, Smith Sanders, W. H. McConnell, Mitchell Martin, J. M. Meek, John W. Westbrook, C. G. Webber, R. M. Wallace, Wm Thomasson, T. C. Whitesides, F. 8. Carson, Wm M. Shearer, James Smarr, W. S. Thomas, Mathew Harper, James Scoggins, Isom G. Stanton, J. W. Quinn, James R. Westbrook, Wm Ferguson, Wm Culp, Sr., Richard Sadler, M. 8imon Mills, S. B. Blew, Z. D. Smith, Samuel M. Roach, Allen Richardson, Hngh Shearer, Richard Shearer, Robert Lindsay, J. C. Reid, David Cline, William Choat, Thomas Nance, James 0. Moore. On Saturday, the Judge delivered sentences in the following cases: The State vs. Felix Mullenax?assault and battery?sentenced to pay a fine of twenty-five dollars. The State vs. Mathew McCants?retailing without license?three months imprisonment, or to pay a fine of one hundred dollars. The State vs. James Pool?retailing without license?two months imprisonment. The State vs. Jacob Flach?assault and battery?three months imprisonment and to pay a fine of fifty dollars. The Grand Jury sumraitted their presentment, on Wednesday, from which we make the subjoined extract relative to the present road system ; From our own observation and the reports of the Commissioners of Roads, we think that the Roads are in as good a condition as a defective system will permit. * * We heartily concur in the opinion of your Honor that under such a worthless system, wc may not expect roads which should characterize an agricultural and civilized community. And we giye it as our opinion, were the Commissioners authorized to compound with the workers for a sum not exceeding two dollars per head, to be paid in labor or ' money, and the amount thus obtained be properly expended under the direction of an efficient Road Agent, the benefit resulting from such a system would soon be seen and felt. If such a plan could be adopted, we hesitate not, to say, that in less than ten years it would recommend itself for its cheapness and durability, independent of the great comfort which good Roads confer. There is nothing else in the report of the Grand Jury which we regard of public interest, except a well merited tribute to our late fellow citizen, Jno. S. Moore, Esq., Chairman of the Board of Public Buildings. * MERE-MENTION. Messrs. W. D. & J. C. Miller will please accept the thanks of the publisher, for a package of fine cheese. The Petersburg Intelligencer says that the Most Worthy Patriarch of the National : Divison, B. D. Townsend, Esq., of Bennettsville, j in this State, will attend the meeting of the Grand Division of Virginia, which will commence its session in Lynchburg, on the 26th instant. A correspondent of the Columbia Guardian, o^er the signature of " Vox Populi," nominates ex-Gov- j ernor J. II. Adams, as a candidate for Congress, ! in opposition to Mr. Boyce. The correspondent I says: "In thus suggesting opposition, we believe ! we but give expression to the deep feelings of discontent and dissatisfaction, which the course of I our present Representative for the past few years, ' has given rise to. It may be that all will not prefer j Gov. Adams, (as we have heard mentioned also in j this connection, the names of such excellent and re- j liable States Rights men as Col. R. G. McCaw of , York, Col. Warren of Kershaw, Major Spain of j Sumter, Capt. Bradley of Chester, and Col. Gregg, and Ex-Mayor Tradewell of Columbia,) but we believe nevertheless, he will be found, from his position, his reputation, his eminent ability and unquestioned devotion to his section, to com- i mand at least as many chances of success as ; any other. For ourself we unhesitatingly say, j that either of the above named gentlemen, or in- j deed any other, even were he our bitterest personal enemy, will be entirely acceptable to us, and will receive our cordial support, provided he stands squarely and uncompromisingly upon the rights of the South, not only in the Territories, but every where else that they may be invaded." | The European Timet says that a popular Bish- i op, in his charge to the clergy at a late triennial ! visitation, denounced bible societies as dangerous to the established religion and to the orthodox principles of those who attend them. Many citizens of Edgefield request a meeting on sale day in November, to escertain the sentiment of the District in reference to a further appropriation for the completion of the Blue Ridge Railroad. There is some talk of establishing a newspaper on board the Great Eastern, not only for the entertainment of passengers, but also as a means of communicating instantly on her arrival, all the news she briDgs. The cars on the S. & U. Rail Road are now running within eight miles of j Spartanburg C. II. The San Juan Affair. A dispatch to the Il'rald has announced that the British Government had demanded an expla- j nation from the Adm inistration in relation to Qen. I Harney's coarse. The speci&l correspondent of the New York Tim a gives this statement a fiat contradiction. He says: It is not true, as stated in the dispatch to the Herald, that England has demanded an explamvtion from oar Government with reference to the coarse parsaed by Gen. Harney. On the contrary, the paper submitted by Lord Lyons was a proposition for a settlement of the dispute,'as the Treaty provides no remedy in case of a disagreement between Boundary Commissioners. The Treaty being thus exhausted the parties are thrown back on first principles, and England now submits a programme for an adjustment of the diflhulty, in which she claims the Island of San Juan. Secretary Cass has just returned his reply to this proposition, declining in the most positive terms to recognize so much as the shadow of a title on the part of England to the disputed Island. Thisis the present condition of the question and it remains for England to take the next step, :is we hold possession. This turn in affairs is regarded as very serious by our Government, and the result, whether it be peace or war, depends entirely upon the tenacity with which Great Britain holds to her pretended claim. Por tie Yorkville Enquirer. Charleston, 8. C., October 10, 1859. Mr. Editor:?It is a pleasing duty to inform you that Col. William B. Wilson, of Yorkville, an honorary member of the Moultrie Guards, a military company of this city, has accepted an invitation to deliver the anniversary Oration on the 28th June next The battle grounds of the revolution are the common inheritance of all our citizens, and the presence of an Orator fron^he neighborhood of King's Mountain, will add nlrw interest to the celebration of our annual jubilee. The day is one which is most highly houored by our oitizens, and it may indeed be regarded the day-spring of the American Revolution. There is reason for us note to cherish the recollections of King's Mountain and FORT MOULTRIE. CHESTER CORRESPONDENCE. Chester, Oct. 19,1859. Some one has written, "Oh! frailty, thy name is woman." He should have gone on and said, Oh ! curiosity and impertinence, thy name is man! I think all railroad passengers who have had the luck to travel much will join me in saying, that the curiosity and impertinence of man, is as marked as the frailty of woman. Those who have ever stopped at Winnsboro', will have seen this peculiar trait exhibit in the highest perfecticn; and Ubester seems 10 De iouowing in ui? aumo line. When the cars stop at the platforms to let out and take on passengers, the Conduotor cm, with difficulty, get a gangway to attend to his duties, and those passengers who are left on the cars ?particularly at night?hare to undergo an inspection which is embarrassing, to ladies especially. A procession is formed outside, at both ends of the cars, and a regular march commences. Each j passenger is looked at, and if any tired or wayworn soul happens to be enjoying a nap, a bait is made to see if she will not open her eyes. This double procession meets about the centre of the cars, and pass in double file to each end. This may be quite pleasant to the "young gents" who make the inspection, but to tired ladies who ire endeavoring to get a little rest, it Is quite the contrary. It is impertinent curiosity, which gentlmtn should try to put a stop to. At Chester, the same thing is repeated, and very frequently by inspectors who are not fit to be in the presence of ladies at all. Th? Conductors would do well to prohibit drunken rowdies from gratifying such impertinence. It should be stopped by some means. Men who have no sense of propriety, should have a few lessons taught them. This rudeness is not confined to Winnsboro' and Chester alone, but as these two points have come particularly under my notice, they have been named. We have had fine weather for the past two weeks, for the planters to save the cotton. Nights sufficiently cool to check the growth of the stalk, and warm dayB to open the bolls, is Che best weather we could have now. The frost last week did no damage. Picking is progressing rapidly, and the quality of the article is much better than the first picking. I hear great complaint of bad ginning. There seems to be carelessness in this part of the preparation of the cotton, peculiar to South Carolina. It is well known that the cotton received in the Charleston market, from other States, classes higher than that sent from any part of this State ; and I heard an old cotton fs.ctor say recently, that he believed it was altogether owing to the want of care in preparing it for market, and particularly in ginning. It is not all that is necessary, to buy a gin from a good maker?it should be carefully watched, by some one who knows when it is doing good work. If all the money that is lost in one season, in South Carolina, could be saved, it would pay for all the gins in the State. If each planter would set about trying to correct the imperfections in this respect, we would hear less talk about "Georgia Selections" and the Charleston market. The market for cotton, at this place, for the past two weeks, has been at a stand?9| to 10J, being extremes. A choice article has brought a little over these figures. Sales have been made to the extent of about 1000 bales. Gunny Bagging sells at 15$ to 16; Bale Eope, 10 to 14; Bacon sides, 11J to 14 cents; Flour retails at $8 per sack?from wagons, $2 60 to $2 75; Old corn at 90 cents. No new corn in market yet. Coffee?13 to 16 for Rio; Java 20; Su gar 9 to 10 for brown?11 for Stewart's C. ; Molasses?40 for West India; 55 for New Orleans. J. FROM CHARLESTON. Mr. Editor:?I see you are resolved to enlarge your borders. The Enquirer is to be as long; and as broad as the very best of journals. Your contributors must and shall have room. Their pens must run, their ink must flow, and the "copy" will be welcome. Well, so be it! I am only concerned that while you increase the quantity , you preserve and also improve the quality. The Mercury refuses to follow the example of the Courier, and modestly hints that you had better not make the attempt. Yet, I reckon you know how matters stand, and will "look before you leap." A writer, signing himself "Charleston," in the Courier, has been looking after that Judge, who disposes of the Mercury's literary docket, and the Due West paper agrees with the Courier's correspondent. I think "Charleston" could have made a stronger case if he had tried ; but Mr. Sims is too old and fixed in his habits as a man, and as a writer, to be cured, modified, or even impressed by a fugitive complaint or protest, in a daily paper, by an unknown and irresponsible censor.? Wo mav nhiect as much and as lone as we ri "">e to coarse or equivocal language, to allusion 3, insinuations, double intendres, or words that bring the blush to the cheek of modesty, or that may stir lust in the heart of depravity, but it will not do any good while his books sell, and his articles and essays are read with avidity. Let the booksellers and their customers, object?let the writers in authoritative journals or Reviews, as they criticise, draw a black mark around these objectionable parts, giving volume, page, and line acd edition, and call them faults and sins, and not slips or blemishes, and then Mr. Simms and o thers, in like condition, can see fully and at once, what weight to attach to their alledged delinquencies.? There now, I have said my say, and will not rub it out, but will merely add, that I say it, more in sorrow than in anger; for we ought, in many respects, to be proud of W. Qilmore Simms, and should not, on slight grounds, even seem to aid any enomies S. W. or N. E., to diminish hi3 fair and well-earned lame. Every body breathes fieely, as to the health of our city, for the present season. No Yellow Pe ver, or other endemic or epidemic disease, has prevailed at all, within the publio observation.? The tidal drains, no doubt, have contributed their share to this result. Very little is due to the activity of those, whose doty, it was presumed to be, to keep the streets and lanes, and allies, and other exposed or noxious localities, in a decent and healthful condition. Indeed, during the heavy and continued rains of August, and the early portion of September, there was much anxiety in some illy-drained and less public portions of the city, for fear that bald neglect, both by citizens and officials, would allow the elements of peril to accumulate to a fatal extent; but the constant, almost daily showers first, and then the early coming of cool evenings, saved us. Yet, with these facts within the knowledge of all, as I think, the desire to attribute our escape from pestilence to Divine Providence, has been too feeble to meet the recognition of our "City Fathers." To their providence we owe our quiet and prosperity, may be?and thev mav be nossibly waiting to see if that will be the verdict of the voters, who are soon to pass npon their oases. I have no doubt, but that the Mayor and Council have been aiming at the public good, in the main, and that, for the most part, they deserve well of the community. Yet, I am really of opinion, that one year's exemption from Yellow Fever does not prove the certain efficacy of the tidal drains, and equally certain am I, that a solemn and grateful acknowledgment of Qod$ favor to us, as a city, would have been neither injurious or puritanical, but rational and profitable. Recently, however, there have been several deaths, taking prominent and useful citizens from our midst. Mr. Robb, the builder of Bethel Methodist Church, and also, the Citadel square Baptist Church. Mr. T. B. Lucas, nephew of exGovernor Tbos. Bennett, a young and enterprising merchant, was carried off suddenly, by what is fatally known as country fever; and last, General Cruikshank, an active and popular military commander, and a worthy and beloved citizen, died at Baltimore?being absent in search of health.? His remains reached the city, Sunday morning, by the North Eastern Rail Road, and were taken into the keeping of the military of the city, at their imposing Hall, on Wentworth street, until this (Monday, 10th) afternoon, when, I presume, we had the most imposing funeral procession that has been witnessed in our good city since the solemn and impressive obsequies of Calhoun, in the 8pring of '50. Much respect was certainly due the memory of the worthy citizen and succesful chieftain, yet, to see the soldiers?foot and horse?the numerous bands, with now resounding, and then slow and monrnfnl strains, and then the gaping carious crowd?of noisy blacks, and gleeful children?and the drays and hacks, and private coaches all, all jostling along on every side, and i in every direction, produced a saddening, not to say repulsive feeling in the attentive and thoughtful beholder. In a word, I must question the propriety of such exhibitions, while I allow, and even admire the motives of the chief performers. Coincident, with these occurrences, there have been other and different events in progress in our community, at the boginning of this week. On the 8rd instant, we had prayer-meetings at Dr. Smyth's Church (Presbyterian) and at Trinity (M. E. C.) at night, in which Episcopalians, Lutherans, Presbyterians, Baptists and Methodists, preachers and people, were united to pray for the unity of the spirit. So good was the object, and so obviously blessed was the result, that a similar meeting was held on Monday evening (the 10th) at the Ciwnlar Church, formerly Dr. Post's Congregational Church. It was well attended, and these anions for prayer, will be continued weekly. This is well?we Bhould discern the signs of the times. The same evening, a public meeting was called and held on the re-opening of the African slave trade. A few attended. Mr. Eason presided, and nobody conld be found to make a speech.? Where was Mr. Spratt? This deponent saith not! However, the folks across the Bay?the Christ Church people?are going to try their hand in the business of raising an issue in these dnll times?times so aimless and pointless, that the folks all round care very little for a ripe full grown chesnut, either raw or roasted! These Christ Chnrch people, I understand, are wise in their generation, and intend appealing to the public on the gastronomic argument. Eating (and imbibing too x iear; a ouruecuo is wen plan, and it will tell, for tbis material age can be reached by such applications sooner than by the reasoning of the patriot or statesmen. Even though the ship of State were already careening amid shoals, or whelmed beneath the destroying breakers?the revellers would drink their toasts, make their speeches and rejoice that shoals and breakers always betoken land, and they could iu the last resort, swim or float ashore, or go down gallantly trying to save their bodies alive on any coast. "I mean by this, that it seems to me that we are past the capacity of making up an issue, on slave trade or any other vital principal or interest. A Cromwell is impossible among us. There is no Prince of Orange to re-adjust and perpetuate our liberties. The times are of a sort to forbid the expectation of anything like a struggle for naked principle as did our sires of '76. The spell is upon us?we do not and need not fear Europe ; the everlasting Yankee will take care of himself and not bleed us more than we are able to bear; the great North-west grows so fast, and changes faces so often, that we are mistified.? The plot thickens in the South-we9t?gold flows from California to New York and Philadelphia? cotton at Ootham is King?and our King and some Commission merchants, constrain us to cling to the glorious Union. But a truce to politics. Our wholesale merchants were quite busy in September. Their sales have been pretty good, I presume?though there seems to be rather a lull in their transactions at present. The summer birds are returning to their city homes?soon to return to the plantations ; strangers are passing and repassing, North and South ; the hotels are all, so they say, refitted.? I see they are re-painted and wear a newer, not to say handsomer face?and last of all, the theatre is open again. As I returned from that Circular Church prayer meetiug, I heard a female Toice screaming away inside?I saw a few unfortunate women on the pavements in their tawdry attire, and saw bright lights and heard jolly sounds in the basement, where the thirsty ones repaired, I supposed, at intervals, to "fire up"?for seeing attractions, "star" actors, and splendid Prima Donas with music, and the presence of the "taste and fashion of the town" are not sufficient to keep some students of Nature to the lesson of the evening, without the potent aid of the bar-room. When much younger than I now am, I first walked along Meeting street. An old, honest, astute preacher friend of mine, said as we were passing the new theatre "Look there?that is the Devil's Church" and verily, Mr. Editor, I am of his opinion? since lewd women and drunken men are so uniformly found underneath or aloft wherever you find a theatre that comes any thing like keeping the manager out of jail. I have never been in a theatre, as such, but from the reports I hear and from the signs I occasionally see, and from the very Lature of the case, I am forced to assign it a place in the ranks of the opponents of Christ? as against public and private virtue?as especially invidious and destructive to young and unsuspecting virtue?as utterly unnecessary to sound taste or pure literature?as involving the criminal appreciation and patronage of persons of trifling and questionable reputation?as fostering an "noworthy sentiment as to the true nature of needful, legitimate and recuperative enjoyment?as leading to improper and fatal associations?and as leading to an irrational and indefensible waste of time and money?which are talents, especially in a city?of very great and inestimable value. This is my deliveranoe on the question of theatres, and if any of our country cousins come down and go just to tee for once?if they have any consUenoe, they will go home and confess their sins and ask their ohurohes to forgive them, and ask for prayers that God may forgive them and lead them in _ it _ w T TfT TT saier pains. i ours as ever. j. n. a. Wrlttsn for the Yorkyflle Enquirer. JE8SEES RKPLY~TO MR NOBODY Mr nobody I have several excuses to make to you as well as my Readers the first is I am no oritor the next is I am a bad dictator or spellor but commenoe under this considerRation or promise that the Race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong and another great consolation I see on record that is the weak things of this world is to confound the strong this all adds greatly to my incouragement I want to know Mr nobody the reason you jump on Jessee and carry him befour the eyes of the publick because be wants to make his living by stilling I dont think it is your business what occupation Jessee follows to make his livving I fear you have took sompthing in hand that you have not in heart let us see what you mean by making Jessee out such a law braker and do not say any thing about other bad carrecters to the people I fear mr nobody you have been a drunkard yourself and that was not all that aided you I purceive from your discorse that you are Rapt up in predgidis and self oonciet and I tell ?nn \fr nnhnrfv this makes A bad natron examon your self closely and see do you think because you could not keep from gitting drunk only by Joining A log or sooiety as A gardean for your behavior that Jessee ought to have one too I always got more for minding my own buisnes and JesseeB dus too- I am ti7ing to git at you to instruct you as wee believe the tale about the weak things confounding the strong dont ride Jessee no more bar backs if you ride him at all you have no buisness medling with Jessees ocapation nor no bodys else you used the commandments I hope you will give me leave to do the same I was in hopes when I hird of mishonarys coming in to enlighten the human family that wee wold git right but I fear wee git 1 day older and too worse they come and preach good sound bible doctrin almost enough to melt rocks and all for our good if wee would take it But wee are left to give up the old way wee have been taught wrong as it may be what good do teachers do on these grounds be thinks sumtimes he has almost got us shookoff he gits our hands and feet loosen from the lim of sin then wee act the posom wee cetch round the lim of vice with our tails I put my self with you Mr nobody for I see in my self and I am shure you have the saim distemper and my in Btruction to you is to examiu your self take the beam out of thine own eye and then thou shall see clear to pull the mote out of Jessees eye love god and keep his commandments this iB the hole duty of man what did you join the temperance log for as well as many other to deceive your self as your god let me say one thing to you you may deceive your self Mr nobody but you cant deceive god you may try when you please and hel beat you every time you are commanded to love your neighbor as thy self pray for your enemy that cusse you and abuse you do you do this far from it you are commanded to Enter into your closet and shut the doore and pray in seekret and you will be Rewarded openly do you do this I fear not from what 1 saw of your or one of your brother suns I tell you what use the closet was put to the sun of temperance sent his boots to git them memded and as he went back had A bottle in Eaoh boot with A news paper on top to hide the bottles I asked him ho that was for he said it was for master I said do he drink I knew be was a sun where does he keep it to keep folks from seeing it "he keeps it in the closet he goes in there and shuts the doore 2 or 8 times A day thats the use you put your closet to that is what I call raping the tale round thelim now you never hird ofJessee doing this you are commanded to sek your neighbors welth dont T-nn tn frit in to hp .Tesees acent when von had to j ww J %w &*" mmm " "*w * o" ~ "" tf ; have one yourself let Jessee make his whisky if he wishes and youl see if noboby drinks it he will soon git tiard of making it then Jessee" will be convinst tho wright way bat I thought wee had better let Jessee still on as long as there was so muoh poison in the sons and daughters of temperance and that whiskey is good to kill pisen and the way I alloud them to nse it was to carry it with them and when the poison come on the tongue take your mouth full and bathe your tongue for I will ashure you as long as you keepit in your mouth there will not any pcison come but if you forgit and swallow A little of the creater it cant be much Rong for the Book says tis not that goes in that defile the man wee think Mr nobody that you lack a little of the sort wee lack A good deal that is good hard sense if you wish to be A teacher comeont wright tell us yonr name then put all the bad carracters together dont light your candle and put it under A bushel the good book says wo unto you lawyers and doctors is this all it says wo to I think not it says wo unto scribes and farisees hipocrits I cant find whare it says wo unto you stiller and I believe I know the Reson tha stiller is excluded god said to man thou shal live by the swet of thy brow and if a man dont swet in stilling he dont do it wright Mr nobody you must look over the commands Again and dont give it all to Jessee if youl look where it says ask and you shal receive seek and ye shal find nock and it shal be opened for it is not every one that saith lord lord that shal enter into the kingdom of heaven and he th&tnoweth his masters will and doeth it not shal be beaten with many stripse he that think he is wise must become A fool I am sorry that wee have the chance of every blessing god alow us to have for our benefit and that we are voating our liberty away I shal come to A close by giving you my opinion on the subject god when he made all things he pronounced it very good he made the tree in the midst of the garding that the first man eat of it should after being told he most not eat by the one that Made him that tree bad two discents that was good and evil the naim of the tree ought to make all the human race Rejoice for I think it is good for every human to have knolledge to know good from evil Distractions dangerous road what multitues pursue while that which leades the soal to god are known or sought by fiew believers enter in by Christ the living gate to those who will not lieve their sins complain it is too strait but self roust be denide and sin for saken quite theyd Rather chuse the road that wide and strive to think it wright obey the gospel call and enter while you may the flock of christ was always small and none are saved bat they bat numbers are no mark when men will wright be found a fiew are saved in noabs ark for many millions dronnd lord open sinners eyes their awfal state to see aud cause them are the storm arise to the for help to flee in compass by a throng on numbers they depend o many shurley cant be rong ju ; and miss A happy end J if this takes party -well Jessee will gite you ell somp thing else next weak Mr nobody I sight yoa to Examln and read with cear the seventh chapter of st Mathew I think yoa can find somp thing in that chapter that will do yoa more god than advertising your fellow man try to loose yonr self from that lim befour mentioned by praying to good and when he makes yoa free yoa shal be free in deed Jessee to no body $2 SKUtbittsbaj ?bwiit|'s Pail. dflSB^BlS39Ba?lIl IMPORTANT MEWS. Insurrection In Virginia. Baxtimobi, October 17. n amors reacnea mis cny, uus morning, 01 ? serious insurrection at Harper's Ferry, Virginia. The trains on the Baltimore and Ohio Road hare been stopped, the telegraph wires cut, and the town, with all the public works, are in possession of the insurgents. At first it was thought that the report was an exaggeration of an affray among the Government employees at the armory. Later despatches from Monocacy, the nearest station to Harper's Ferry, confirm the first statements as to trains being stopped, and adds that several railroad employees have been killed. The negroes have been seized on the plantations upon the Maryland side of the river, and carried over and made to join the insurgents. All statements concur that the town is in complete possession of the insurgents, together with the armory, the arsenal, the pay office and the bridge. The insurgents are composed of whites and blacks, supposed to be led on by Abolitionists. Some suppose that plunder of the arms and ammunition and Government money is their object. One hundred United States marines from the Washington Barracks, with two 12 pounders, went np this afternoon, and will reach there abont 8 o'clock. Their orders are to olear the bridge at all hazards. Three companies of artillery from Old Point are also on their way thither. Six or seven companies of volunteers from Baltimore and Frederick have been accepted by the President, and go up on extra trains. The insurgents are said to number 600 to 800, under the leadership of a man named Anderson, reoently arrived at the Ferry. A report from a merchant at Harper's Ferry sta'es that most of the oitizens have been im prisoned and many killed. All the avenues to the town are barricaaea ana gaaraea. The general belief here ia that it is a move of the Abolitionists. Secretary Floyd, some weeks ago, received an anonymous letter, informing him that there would be a rising, and an attempt made to captnre the armory, bat it was too indefinite and improbable to be believed. These reports may be greatly exaggerated, bnt there is, undoubtedly, a serious disturbance going on. There is a suspicion here that the disturbance is caused by the failure of the contractors on the Government dam to pay employees, who number several hundred, and have pressed the negroes into their service. Two companies from Richmond, Ya., have been ordered into service, and will probably leave on a special train to-night. Gov. Wise ia en route for Washington. The MeKenn* Will Case. A correspondent of the Charleston Mercury, writing from Lancaster, states that, on Thursday morning last, the Ordinary pronounced his decree, setting aside the reputed will of the late William MoKenna. The contestants were J. F. G. Mittag and wife.?Carolinian. Charlotte Market. October 18. Cotton.?379 bales were sold last week. Prices in the fore part of the week ranged from 9$ to 10; bnt owing to unfavorable foreign news, the market has taken a downward tendency, and 9 to 9} are about the top of the market, at the present writing. Bacon.?Market not very aotive?quotations sustained. V/? /ih.Mn tn nAfo in tliA nrirft ftf Brfladstnfffl. Butter, Chickens, and Eggs scarce and in demand ; and, in fact, eatables of every description are much needed, and will be, from this time forward?commanding, for this market, prettj high figures.?Democrat. Ifew York Mar.'ut. October 17. Sales of cotton to-day 600 bale9. The market is very dull. Flour is heavy and unchanged? sales of 13,000 barrels. Wheat dull, and white quoted at $1.35@$1.42. Corn dull?sales of 8,600 bushels ; yellow 99}c.@$l. Colombia Market. OCTOBEE 19. The sales of cotton yesterday, amounted to 190 bales?extremes 9J @ 10Jo. , * i Charleston Market. Chai.e8ton, October 17. The transactions in cotton to-day reached very nearly 2,200 bales, at 9$@ll$c. Railroad Accident. Augusta, October 17. As the down train from Columbia was passing, this morning, the trestle over the Congaree river, the baggage car was thrown from the track into the swamp, twenty-five to thirty feet below. No person was injured. Mr. Mason's Successor. Washingtok, October 17.?Either the Hon. John Slidell, of Louisiana, or the Hon. Charles J. Faulkner, of Virginia, will succeed Mr. Mason, as American Minister at Paris. The San Joan Difficulty. Washington, October 16. The latest foreign advices from distinguished sources, added to the feelings known to exist in our own Government, strengthen the belief that the San Juan difficulty will be amicably accosted. Cotton Statement. The receipts of cotton at all the ports since the last of September amount to 865,580 bales, being an increase on last years receipts of 29,780 bales. There is an increase on the total exports for the same time of 45,567 bales. There is an increase of the stock on hand of 45,881 bales. The receipts in Charleston for the past week have been 14,613 bales, against 18,815 bales for the corresponding week, last year. Columbia Market. OCTOBEE 17. Cotton.?The sales for the week amounted to 1 1M hales, at nriees varvintr from SJfallOlc.. ex tremes, showing a decline of l-8c. since 1st week. Flour.?There is a limited supply and a good demand with an upward tendency. We quote $2.870$3.26 per sack of 98 lbs. Corn.?None in market, demand good. We quote $1 firstname.lastname@example.org per bushel of 56 lbs. Or.lt.?8carce, and readily command 80c. per buohel. Feat.?None in market. Bacon.?Baltimore Sides?ll?012c; shoulders 8J09; hams 12J015. Butler?Country 20025c. Goshen 30086c. Lard.?11J 0123c. TRIBUTE OF RESPECT. Hall of Bethesda Division, S. of T., 1 October 15th, 1859. j Whereas, it has pleased God, to remove from our midst, by death our brother Winslow Alixandkr Tratlob?and whereas it is our privilege, as it is our duty, to mingle with the tears of his sorrowing friends, our tears of sympathy, therefore, Retolved, 1st. That while we bow with humble submission, to this afflicting dispensation of Providence, we are constrained to record our high appreciation of his character as a Sou of Temperance, which was without blot or blemish. 2nd. That we offer our sympathies and condolence to the bereaved family of which the deceased was a member. 3rd. That we wear the usual badge of mourning, for thirty days, and that a blank page in our book of Records bo dedicated to his memory. 4th. That the family of which the deceased was a member, be furnished with a copy of these resolutions, and that they be published in the Yorkville Enquirer. H. L. SWAN, ) D. J. LOGAN, V Com. J. C. TIMING, j HBHHB - - omnramRBiinpi mountain e. boas Bran the 12th to the 18 th ?f October 1859. Carrol, Clark A Co,, J. 8. Moore a Sods, H. F. Adickes, Moore, Rainay A Co., Danrin-A Jefferys, 0. B. Ratohford Co., B. T. Wheeler, 7. MoGill, R. Here, Meacham A Wheeler, Wm. Cutis, Miller, Eaves, A Co., E. M. Kirkpatrick, M. Jenkins, W. D. A J. C. Miller, Alliaon A Br&ttoo, T. R. Bryan, B. Jennings, J. M. LowryJ J. T. Lowry, J. W. Welle, D. A B. Fronaberger A Co., Simmons A Jackson, 8. 8adier, H. W. Merril, A. R. Homesley, J. J. Garvin, J. C. Payne, L. H. MeSwain, W. A. Wright, Crayton A Eaves, Joseph Herndon, J. W. Nail, F. C. James, J. M. Deal, C. P. Tomer, J. W. Wall, H. W. AE. H. Fallen wider and G. W. A M. Blantoo. TOBKYILLE PRICES 3SBT COBRECTED BY THOMAS 8. JEFFEBYS. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, ISM. GROCERY MARKET. BAGGING, Gnnny, V yd 16 ? 16} BALE ROPE, ?lb 10 <? 12} COFFEE, Bio, W fl> 18 ? .16} MACKEBEL, No. 1, $ bbL... ... @ No. 8, ^IbbL @ Kitt, 2 75 ? 8 60 MOLASSES, N. 0., ^ gallca.. 55 0 60 Muscorado, gal.. ... ? 50 Cuba, ^ gallon; ? 40 SUGAR, Brown, ^3 lb ..... 10 ? 12* Refined 2b 5.^? 11* ? 16 SALT, sack, ? 1 90 APPLES, dried, ? boeh ? green, bnih ? ... CANDLES, Sperm, ? 60 ? . 62 Adamant. lb .'. 26 @ "80 NAILS, cut, ^3 B> keg 5 ? 6* * RICE, bushel, ? 4 00 FARN, $ bunch @ 1 00 PRODUCE MARKET. paicxs TOOK WAGONS. BUTTER, a lb 124 ? 16 BEEP, ^ lb .. .. 61 ? 7* BEESWAX, lb." 18 ? 20 BACON, hog round,.. @ v?. COTTON, $ lb 9 60 ? 10 10 CORN, a bash 86 ? 90 CHICKENS, each, 10 ? 124 EGOS, doz. ...,? 10 . FEATHERS, ^ lb ..... 86 ? 87 FLOUR, ?bbl -.~ ? $ sack of 100 Sm 2 26 @ 2 60 FODDER, ? 100 lba. t ... ? 86 LARD, ^ lb .. .. ? 12' MEAL, W bushel ... ? 90 PORK,$lb 6* ? 7 PEAS, ^$3 bnshel ? 80 TALLOW, lb 10 ? 124 WHEAT, ? bushel .. 90 ? 100 WOOL, ^ ft 26 @ 28 Cotton About 160 bales of cotton were sold in this market during the past week, at 9 60 to 10 10. The market closed firm at the above quotations. .-i-'. Flonr.?We notioeno change. We continue our quotations of $2.26 to $2.60 per sack. Corn.?Old corn is scarce and in good deaaad, at 85 to 90c. A few sales of new. corn have been made at 76 oents per busheL Charleston Wholesale Priees CORRECTED WEEKLY BY J. A. E8TE8 ft CO. TUESDAY, OCT. IB, 16M. GROCERY MARKET.* * BAGGING, Gunny, W yd 12* ? 124 BALE ROPE, %*Ib 7 ? 10 COPFEE, Rio, lb 11* ? 12* CANDLES, Adamantine, ^ lb. ... @ MOLASSES, N. 0:, ^ gal......' ... @ ... Muscovado, ^p gal ? * RICE, $ 100 lbs 8 25 @8 87* SUGAR, Brown, lb ? tj SALT, "pi sack L 80 @ 86 PRODUCE MARKET. BACON, Hams $ tt> 9 ? 16 Sides lb 11* ? 11* Shoaldera, ^ lb....... ... ? 9* CORN, bushel in sacks ? 96 FLOUR, $ barrel 6 76 ? 6 00 sack of 100 lbs, 2 87* ? S 00 WHEAT, Red ^ bushel ? 1 16 White $ bushel ? 1 20 A Gio&btzc Ehtkkpbjsk.?We refer to the advertisement, of Messrs. Wood Eddy ft Co., of Augusta Georgia and Wilmington Del., of their magnificent scheme with a capi al prise of $100,000. While passing through Auguita ?->w days since, they informed ns that in future thaw they should draw a $100,000 scheme both in the oombinatioa and single number schemes. Many other oon* cerns advertise schemes with large capitals, but Messrs. Wood Eddy ft Co., never offer any that they cannot at aoy moment ccuh. Stick a pis there?for it is a consideration of rital importan/>o tn ano^tiTafnro In lnltorias TT*l*r>n f Aerie \ Democrat. 4 Sands' Sabsapabilla.?This purely vegetable REMEDY combines in itself the properties of en Antiseptic, fi mild Cathartic, and a Tonic. It quiokly removes from the blood, and other fluids of the body, the impurities of unhealthy secretions which engender and feed disease, thus striking at the root of the malady. Although proved so efficacious, it may be taken at at! times with perfect safety, as it contains no powerful gastric drug to debilitate the system, or mineral poison to ruin the constitution. Prepared and sold by A. B. & D. SANDS, Draggists, 100 Fultou Street, New York. Sold also by ALLISON & BRATTON, Yorkville, S. C. Sold also by Druggists generally. " 1 0. DAVIS MELTON, 1 . / SAM'L W. MILTON Chester, S. C. / \ Yorkville, S. C. MELTON * UKLTOff, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, YOBKVILLE, S. 0. , w Will practice in the Courts of Union, York, Lancaster Chester, and Fairfield Districts. Particular attention given to collections, ry Office North of the Court-Home, and at the rear of Moore, Balney & Co'a Store. Jan 7 1 tf EDWARD MOORE, ATTORNBY AT IiAW **? * 3?aa?!ra?a aa ativmi. YORKVILLE, 8. <3. fy Office on Liberty-8 treat, near tha "Adicket Bufldinf," ad one door below the Poet-Oftee. W. B. WTLION. I. P. WITHMUFOOB, . WILSON * WITHERS POO II, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, YORKVILLE, 8. 0. Office in the building at the rear of C. House, formerly occupied by CoL L D. Witherspoon, Sr. Not 4 44 tf The Great English Remedy. SIR JA9SS CLARKE'S CELEBRATED FEMALE PILLS. This invaluable medicine is unfiuling in the cure of all those painful and dangerous diseases incident to the female constitution. It moderates all excesses and removes all obstructions, from whatever cause, and a speedy cure may be relied on. TO MARRIED LADIES it is peculiarly suited. It will, in a short time, bring on the monthly period with regularity. uauhuh. That Pill* thould not be taken by female* that art vregnant, during the FIRST THREE MONTHS, <m they are rure to bring on Muearriage; but at every other time, and in every other eaee, they are verfeetly safe. In all cases of Nervous and Spinal Affections, Pain in the Back and Limbs, Heaviness, Fatigue on slight exertion, Palpitation of the Heart, Low* ness of spirits, Hysterics, Sick Headache, Whites, and all the painful diseases occasioned by a disordered system, these Pills will effect a cure when all other means have failed. Full directions in the pamphlet aronnd each package, which should be carefully preserved. A bottle containing 50 pills, and encircled with the Government Stamp of Great Britain, can be sent post free for $1 and 6 postage stamps. JOB MOSES, Rochester, N. Y., General Agent for United 8tates. For Sale by ALLISON & BRATTON and H. W. MERRILL, Yorkville, 8. C.; Havilavs, 8txphksson & Co., Charleston, Wholesale Agents, and by respectable Druggists. May 5 18 leowly Duriso the summer that has just passed away, thousands of sufferers from dysentery and diarrhoea have been relieved by the nse of HOSTETTER'8 BITTERS, a medicine which is evidently destined to maintain a permanent place in in the pnblio estimation. Billons diarrhoea is one of those diseases which baffles the skill of the physician. The medicine they administer to act upon the bowels never seems to reach the souroe