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YORKVILL.E. S. C.: ? | THURSDAY MORNING, OCT. 27, 1S81. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS. ? Dr. John Lynch, a brother of Bishop Lynch, died in Columbia, on Thursday last, j of Bright's disease. ? Lewis B. Fleming, 26 years old, died > near Autreville, Abbeville county, last week, j ? Kaoi'nrv ??*/%? /* fllOH CAVPnt'J fits ill tliG ! tWlAI UU WIJ? IttVIV bUMi* WVVM.J course of a few days. ? Miss Ellen McAfee, for many years known i as the keeper of a hotel in the :own of Ches- j ter, died at the residence of l:er brother in j that county, on the 14th instant. ? The reorganized South Carolina Railroad will be known as the South Carolina Railway. New securities are to be issued in a few weeks and placed on the Stock Exchange. ? The Supreme Court ha9 decided that taxes are not debts in the ordinary sense of the word, and that imprisonment for their nonpayment is constitutional. . ?All the companies of the Palmetto Regiment in attendance at the Yorktown cclebra tion, reached their homes in various parts of the State on Monday last. ? Two pauper inmates of the Aiken poorhouse were married on Sunday of last week. The groom is seventy years old, while the bride is ouly thirty-three. ? The Edgefield Chronicle is responsible for the following: "An Augusta policeman, a few days ago, wanted to shoot a dog that he supposed to be mad, near the Globe Hotel, and not having a pistol with him, he addressed a party of gentlemen sitting in front of the hotel and said : 'If there is an Edgefield man here he will please loan me ms pisioi a moment.'" ? The thirteenth annual fair of the State Agricultural and Mechanical Society of South Caroliua, commences at Columbia on Tuesday, the 8th of November, and continues until Friday, the 11th. Preparations for the fair are going steadily forward, and present prospects indicate a gratifying success this year, notwithstanding the drcught, cotton worm and general complaint of hard times. Secretary Ilolloway says that the entries so far are larger than usual, and the exhibits will, it is confidently believed, exceed those of any previous year. ? The First Regiment of the Connecticut National Guard, and the Second Company Governor's Guards of Connecticut, from Hartford and New Haven, were in Charleston on Sunday and Monday last on a visit, and were the guests of the military companies of Charleston. The Connecticut troops were accompanied by Governor Bigelow, ex-Governor Jewell and other distinguished citizens of that State. The visitors were royally entertained and the good feeling engendered by the association will be long remembered by the participants. ? The Aiken Journal and Review of last week contains two communications, one nominating G. W. Croft, Esq., of Aiken as Judge of the Third circuit, and John J. Hemphill, Esq., as Judge of the Sixth circuit. The other nominates the following State ticket: For Governor, Gen. John D. Kennedy, of Kershaw; for Lieutenant-Governor, Hon. Jno. C. Sheppard, of Edgefield ; for AttorneyGeneral, Hon. James Aldrich, of Aiken; for Adjutant and Inspector General; Capt. Wiley Jones, of Richland; for ComptrollerGeneral, Hon. J. Walter Gray, of Greenville; for State Treasurer, Hon. C. R. Miles, of ~ / ri, . i _ n Charleston; for Secretary 01 oiaie, ueorge Johnstone of Newberry. ? The Newberry News says: 4 It is known that the authorities of the Greenwood and Augusta Railroad are anxious to make a combination with the Greenville and Laurens, which gives them the only really feasible op portunity for on extension of their line beyond Greenwood. The Laurens people are convinced that the road to Spartanburg is impracticable, and have about relinquished it. Their hopes are now fixed on the Greenville and Laurens Road, which it is reasonably cer tain will be speedily built, and which will put them on the main line either between Columbia and Greenville or Augusta and Greenville. ? A correspondent of the Columbia Register, writing from Batesburg, says : Captain Bates obtained one dozen carp from Commissioner Butler two years ago, which he put into a small, muddy pond five or six feet deep, about 40 x 60 yards, surrounded by weeds and shrubberry. This afternoon he determined to drain off the pond and invited several of his friends to witness the failure or success of his carp enterprise, as he never knew after he put them in whether they lived or not. The realization of his success exceed- J ed his most sanguine hopes. He got eight of, the carp first put in, and about a hundred [ young ones averaging about one pound. It; seems the original twelve spawned in the j Spring of 1S80 and last Spring, and the young ! ones, two sizes, are eighteen and six months i old. When the dozen were put in two years j ago, they were only two or three inches long; j but the eight of them found to day average 1 twenty five-inches long and weigh an average i of seven and a half pounds, and they are said to be only half grown. As our own eyes be-1 ' . -t a. p. i_:i j neiu mese monsters 01 me iiuny muc, ?c could not doubt the story of Jonah and the big fish at Ninevah." THE SPECIAL SESSION OF THE SENATE. After adjourning over from Monday, to j participate in the celebration at Yorktown, | the Senate re-assembled in special session last Friday, and was called to order by Mr. Davis ! at noon. Mr. Sherman called up the resolution offered by him prior to the recess, calling j! on the Secretary of the Treasury for the re- > port of James F. Meline. Mr. Farley offered ! an amendment to include with the report the ' testimony taken during investigation. Messrs. j Dawes and Shermau opposed the amendment,' which was lost?ayes, 21 ; nays, 23, and thei resolution was then adopted. Mr. McPherson, presented a petition of certain members of the Legislature of New York ; against the titles of Senators Lapham and ' Miller. Referred to the Committee on Privi- ; leges and Elections. 1 The Senate then went into executive session, and when the doors were opened ad- 1 journed. On the 24th, the Meline report was received, | ordered printed and laid on the table. Mr. Edmunds offered a resolution contemplating ! the appoiutrnent of Chief Clerk Shober, as \ acting Secretary of the Senate pro tan. Adopted. The President made a number of nominations, among them Edwin D. Morgan, of New York, to be Secretary of the Treasury. This was the only cabinet nomination sent in, and it was promptly conGrmed by the Senate. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS. ? Says the Gastouia Gazette : "Work will soon commence for the erection of another $300,000 cotton factory at Cherokee Ford." ? Rev. Stephen Lyons, of St. Mary's (Catholic) school, near Garibaldi, in Gaston county, has been removed to Creston, Iowa, where he will act as missionary priest. T? a ? vr i:?.. ? ill U1C SeCllOU UI xXJrill V/amun? cum;iing most from drought?the central part ol the State?it is predicted that corn will not average over 60 cents per bushel this winter. It has been ascertained that a very large amount of old corn is on hand in the western grauaries?more than enough to supply the demand; ? A special dispatch from Pineville to the Charlotte Observer, says ihat a negro by the name of Davis, living in Union county, near Heath's store, ravished a young lady of that neighborhood on Sunday morning of lust week, at 1 o'clock. A party of men in the neighborhood followed the negro into Lancaster county, S. G\, and arrested him. He was given a preliminary examination that night before Justice Mclhvaiu. The next day a party of men of both colors, numbering three hundred and twenty-six, took the negro and hung him to a tree near Heath's store. ? The Gastoui.i Gazette says, of work progressing on the Chester and Lenoir Railroad: "Capt. Waddill is grading at Lincolnton with a force of about thirty hands, all of whom are excellent workers. He expected to have the track laid to Main street by last Saturday. A bridge has recently been erected over Long creek instead of the old trestle. Mr. George Morgan superintended its erection, and de serves credit for the skillful work done. This road has its own officers and mechanics, and does nearly all its own repairing with home born and reared men." ? Two men, prominent in the reconstruc tion era of North Carolina, have died recently, viz.: J. C. Abbott, of Wilmington, and Sam. M. Watts, of Smithfield. Abbott was a lieutenant-colonel of the 7th regiment New Hampshire volunteers, and settled at Wilmington, after the war. He was a member of the N. C. Constitutional Convention and of the Legislature, was collector of the porl of Wilmington, and served a full term as United States kenator. More recently he was engaged in the lumber business. Watts was elected to the w! . 'it bench, and served a term of four yea.s as Judge of the Superior Court. ? Sajs the Goldsboro Messenger: "The work of grading on the Midland N. C. Kail road, was temporarily interrupted on Friday by a strike of the laborers. The force had been largely incieased this week, numbering over 400. The report spread among them that hereafter they would be paid only at the end of the mouth, instead of weekly as had been agreed, when about 400 of them quit work, and soon after, this city was filled with negroes "on the loaf." We were unable to see any of Mr. Best's managers and ascertain what they will do about it, but suppose that satisfactory arrangements will be made and that a new force of laborers is expected. The strikers were paid off*in full. ? The bridge of the C. C. & A. Railroad, across Big Sugar Creek, near Pineville, N. C., was burned completely last Friday. The fire was discovered in the afternoon about G o'clock. A freight train had passed over about twenty minutes before, and it is possible that the fire originated from the sparks of the locomotive. This is mere conjecture, however. This was the only covered bridge on the road, except the large one over the Savannah river. It was very close, and a new one would, in all probability, have been substituted, even if the fire had not occurred. Numerous small accidents, such as the scrap ing of car tops and smoke stacks have occurred. The new bridge will be completed in a few days, as operations have already been begun. Passengers will be transferred at Sugar creek in the meantime, so there will be no interruption to travel. MERE-MENTIOX. Judge Cox has assigned Leigh Robinson, of Washington, of the firm of Elliott & Robinson, as couusel for Guiteau. On Fri day of last week, a fire at Lynchburg, Va., destroyed ?150,000 worth of property, including the depot of the Norforlk and Western Railroad. During the Yorktown cele bration, Randolph Disbrow, of Trenton, N. -T had hnfh arms blown oil'bv the nremature discharge of a cannou while preparing to fire a salute to Governor Ludlow. Mrs Rhett, the widow of R. Barnwell Rhett, is an inmate of the "Louise Home," in Washington, an institution founded by Corcoran, the well known banker, as a home for impoverished ladies. The Aiken lieview says that obstinate cases of diphtheria in that community have recently yielded to the following simple t. eutraent: Pulverized alum and sulphur equ:d parts, blown through a quill on the affected parts. Columbus, Ga., has made a new departure and sent out a female drummer?Miss Ida Sikes?who has met with excellent success in selling goods from sample. Mr. Scoville, counsel for < Guiteau, publishes a card calling on all who know anything in regard to Guiteau's insanity, to furnish him with what information they possess. The military post at Atlanta, Ga., , is to be abolished next month, and the garri- i son?the Fifth Artillery?will be ordered to j New York harbor for duty there. Nu-1' raerous meetings of Irishmen are being held : in this country to protest against the arrest of; the leading Land-Leaguers by the British \ , government. Another great political j trial is expected at St. Petersburg in Novera-1 ber, when forty members of the party of j terror will be arraigned before a special j, court. The late President Garfield's i | body was quietly transferred last Saturday'] morning, from the public receiving vault to Captaiu J. T. Sehofield's private vault, the finest in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio General Walker, Superintendent of the Census Bureau, has resigned, and his resignation was accepted. It is understood that Col. Seaton, Chief Clerk of the Bureau, J will succeed Walker. EDITORIAL INKLINGS. The Cotton Crop. Dispatches of last Friday to the New Orleans Democrat, give the condition of the cotton crop in the States named as follows: Alabama.?Weather good, cool and dry. Picking progressing rapidly and will be over by the middle of November. Yield much better than was anticipated, and will come within 10 per cent, of last year's. The staple wiil be much better. About three quarters of the crop has already been gathered. Gkokuia.?Crop prospects have improved greatly during the past few weeks, and it is now believed that the crop will be as great as lust year. Two thirds of the crop is gathered. Cotton is being marketed slowly. Louisiana.?Rains have fallen during the past week, which will injure cotton considerably in the field. The weather has been cool, and there have been several frosts. Farmers arc backward in preparing the staple, very little, of which has been marketed. It is estimated that three fourths of the crop has been gathered. If the present bad weather continues the crop will be greatly injured. Mississippi.?Rains have fallen throughout the State, doing, however, very little damage to cotton. Some damage has been done by worms. Eighty per cent, of the crop has been gathered. The yield will be about 75 per cent, of the crop of last.year. Tennessee.?Seventy per cent, of the crop has been gathered. The yield, it is now estimated, will be 40 per cent, less than that of last year. The season still continues favorable for picking, which will be finished at a much earlier date than last year. The Irish Question. The agitation in Ireland against English rule continues, and has led to several important arrests within the past few days, among those arrested and imprisoned being Parnell, one of the leaders in the Irish movement. This action on the part of the crown is variously criticized. While some contend that it was necessary in order to maintuin Eug land's supremacy over the Irish, others condemn the action as being unnecessarily harsh, and tending to widen the breach instead of suppressing what is termed an open rebellion. Since the arrests, the League has issued a manifesto, the wording of which is exceedingly violent. It "reminds people that their ancestors, though without leaders, abolished the payment of tithes, and that it is as lawful to refuse to pay reuts as it is to receive them agaiust the passive resistance of the entire population. The military power has no weapons, and it is no more possible to evict than to imprison the whole nation. The funds of the League will be poured out unstintedly for the evicted and exiled. Our brethren in America may be relied upon to contribute as many millions as they have already contributed thousands. One more heroic effort will destroy the cursed system of landlordism." The document hti9 created some excitement in England, and is the topic of comment by the London press. The Post says : "We con sider that the issue of the manifesto by the Irish Land League is a direct incentive to civil war." The Standard says: "War to the knife is proclaimed explicitly. So far there is no flinching on either side." The Telegraph says: "Nothing can be more explicit than the determination of the Land League to maintain the fierce conflict with the Government." At a meeting of the Carrack branch of the League on the 19th, 1,200 persons were pres ent. Two hundred tradesmen joined the or ganization. A detachment of hussars, with sabres drawn, paraded the streets and the shops were closed. Mr. Goddard, a member of the Property Defense Association, has asked Government protection on account oi threatening mobs assembling outside his house in Dublin. The house is now guarded by police. President Arthur's Yorktowu Speech. The following is the full text of President Arthur's address at Yorktown on the 19th instant: Upon this soil, one hundred years ago, our forefathers brought to successful issue their heroic struggle for iiulepeudence. Here and then was established, and is, we trust, made secure upon this coutinent for ages yet to come, that principle of government which is the very Gbre of our political system, the sovereignty of the people. The resentments which attended and for a time survived the clash of arms have long since ceased to animate our hearts. It is with no feeling of enthusiasm over a defeated foe that to day we summon up the remembrance of those events which have made holy ground wherever we tread. Surely no such unworthy sentiment could find harbor in our hearts so profoundly thrilled with the expression of sorrow and sympathy which our national bereavement has evolved from the people of England and their august sovereign, but it is altogether fitting that we should gather here to refresh ourselves with the contemplation of the unfaltering patriotism, sturdy zeal and sublime faith which achieved the results we now commemorate. Fur I say that if we learn aught of the lesson of the hour, we shall be incited to transmit to the generations which shall follow us the precious legacy which our fore-fathers left to us?love of liberty protected by law. Of that historic scene whicn we here celebrate, no feature is more prominent and none more touching than the participation of our gallant allies from across the sea. It was their presence which gave fresh and vigorous impulse to the hopes of our countrymen, when well nigh disheartened by a long series of disasters. It was their noble and generous aid extended in the durkest period of the struggle which sped the coining of our triumph and made the capitulation of Yorktown posjiible a century ago. To their descendants and representatives who are here present as honored guests, it is my glad duty to ofler a cordial welcome. You (turning to the guests) have the right to share with us the associations which cluster about the day when your fathers fought side by side with our fathers in the cause which wa9 here crowned with success, and none of the memories awakened by this anuivcrsay is more grateful to us all than the reflection that the national friendships here so cemented have outlived the mutations of a j changeful century. Gud grant, my countrymen, that they may j . l 1 ,L.i ever remain uusnaKen, mm mat cyci ucuw . forth with ourselves and with all the nations j of the earth, we may be at peace. The President was not interrupted during j the delivery of his address, but there was ?reat enthusiasm at its close. B&P Two women were recently arrested at Vincenues, Indiana, on the charge of fighting a duel. The husbands acted as seconds and both women were wounded. They all be- 1 longed to the lower classes. LOCAL AFFAIRS, j NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. John L. Davies?Administrator's Notice. John May, Agent?Into the White House at Last. Hunter, Oates A Co.?Parties Owing Us for Pacific Oil ano. T. M. Dobson?f$,000 Yards of Prints?To My Readers?Emporium of Fashion. J. M. Adams?Look Out?Potware?Galvanized Sheet Iron?Squirrel Cage?Terms Strictly Cash. Dobson A Parish?Down with High Prices. SEND US THE NEWS. Wo respectfully request our friends in every section of the county, to send us a statement of any load news that may transpire in their respective localities, such as accidents, fires, marriages, deaths, and also the condition of the crops, the state of the weather, Ac. Such communica uoiih snouiu no resincreu iv giving OI? vul"uov| the facts, anil will bo written out in the ofllce for publication. Such articles .should always be accompanied by the proper name of the writer, not, however, for publication, but as evidence of good faith. If our friends throughout the county would give this matter their attention, they would confer upon us a favor, while it would render the Enquirer more interesting to the readers generally throughout the county. COTTON SHIPMENTS. The shipments of cotton from this place, from the first of September to Saturday last, foot up only 701 bales against 2,179 bales for the same period last year. PERSONAL MENTION. We were pleased to receive a call last Tuesday from Mr. Chambers Brown, of Johnson county, Texas. Mr. Brown is a son of our county man, Mr. Samuel G. Brown, and is here on a visit to his parents. DISIIOP HOWE'S APPOINTMENTS. The following are Bishop Howe's appointments fur Yorkville and neighboring parishes: Yorkville?Tuesday, November 1st; service in the Church of the Good Shepherd at 7 o'clock P. M. Chester?Wednesday, November 3rd. Rock Hill?Sunday, November 6th. Lancaster?Wednesday, November 9ih. Winnsboro?Sunday, November 13th. CHURCH NOTICES. Services will be held in the churches next Sunday as follows: Methodist Episcopal. Rev. Geo. T. Harmon, of Chester, will preach at Philadelphia Church in the forenoon, and Yorkville in the evening. Church of the Good Shepherd?Episcopal? Rev. R. P. Johnson, Rector. Services at Yorkville in the forenoon, next Sunday, and in the church of Our Saviour at Rock Hill, at night. A.-sociate Reformed Presbyterian?Rev. R. Lathan, Pastor. Services at 10 30 A. M. Sunday school at 9 A. M. Presbyterian?Rev. T. R. English, Pastor. Services at the usual hours, morning and eveuioe. BATTLE OF KING'S MOUNTAIN. King's Mountain and its Heroes: History of tlie Battle of King's Mountain, October 7, 1780, and the events which led to it. By Lyman 0. Draper, LL. D. With steel portraits, maps and plans. Cincinnati: Peter G. Thomson, Publisher, 1881. Such is the title of an exhaustive aud timely publication of 612 pages royal octavo, giving not only the history of the battle of King's Mountain, but commencing with the siege of Charleston in 1780, aud tracing the events from that period until the battle of King's Mountain is reached. Several chapters are devoted to the battle aud its consequences, as also sketches of Campbell, Shelby, Sevier, Cleveland and other American officers, and of British and Tory leaders. The appendix, which is not the least interesting part of the volume, contains the complete diary of Lieut. Anthony Allaire, of Ferguson's corps; letters of Williams and others; official reports of the battle from various officers engaged in the action; besides much private correspondence throwing light upon this important event in the history of the Revolution. The work is profusely illustrated and handsomely bound. It is a valuable accession to collouial history, and especially that relating to events in South Carolina, and other Southern Colonies. The book deserves to meet an extensive sale, and we hope it will find its /vf ai?a?tT aiio mil a fnola a way LU lilts JIUIttlJ U1 C?CIJ UIIC imu <vvm M pride in the achievements of the Heroes of King's Mountain. For sale only by subscription. Col. W. B. Allison is the agent for York county. CIRCUIT COURT. October term of the Circuit Court for York county, his Honor Judge B. C. Pressley presiding, couveued at 10 o'clock A. M. lpst Monday. The following^grand jurors were present: Heury Massey, Foreman; N. B. Bratton, Joseph Miller, Rufus Hunt, Jason T. Thompson, Henry Franklin, H. Martin, John R. Hogue, R. B. Hartnesa, Alex. Lewis, Ella Good, S. L. Reid. W. Banks Good, Pleasant Crook, J. E. McFadden, Rcgulus Jackson. The following petit jurors answered to their names: S. J. Harvey, J. B. Garrison, W. J. Stephenson, C. M. Green, J. 0. Stewart, Benjamin Tolbert, Cato McLeave, Douglas Giltillen, A. K. Smith, Spain Meacham, Greene Adams, W. B. Allison, J. L. Rainey, Geo. W. Deas, Jordan Tate, W. B. Moore, R. K. Seahorn, J. D. F. Duncan, P. Mortimer Moore, Win. Gillespie, S. R. Moore, J. M. M. Cain, T. M. Dobson, W. I. Jones, Berry Estes, W. N. Faris, John Chambers, J. A. Gill, Linley Felton, Wm. McG. Bailey, W. T. Williford, T. C. Pegram. Messrs. Dea3 and Faris were excused from attending as jurors on account of sickness in their families. His Honor deemed it unnecessary to charge the grand jury specially as to their duties. He instructed them, that if they had previously examined the public offices of the county to their satisfaction, he deemed it unnecessary for them to make a reexamination of the offices at this terra. He also instructed them, if they deemed it necessary, to visit the poor house, or appoint a committee from their number for that purpose, and see if the inmates were properly cared for. Also, to see if those of the inmates able to work were kept employed on the premises, as is required, to contribute to their support, and if the county commissioners furnish such inmates with proper facilities for performing labor to which they are adapted. There being no witnesses present to go before the grand jury, the only case on the sessions | docket?State vs. W. J. Thornburg, charged with retailing spirituous liquors contrary to : law?was called. An affidavit from an at- j tending physician, verified by a magistrate and the clerk of the Superior Court of Gaston couuty, N. C., where the defendaut now resides, was read in open Court, to the effect that Mr. Thornburg is confined to his bed by sickness, whereupon the case was ordered to be continued. The contingent docket was then called, and all the cases on it continued. Court then adjourned until 2 o'clock P. M. On the reassembling of Court, at 2 P. M., the following cases were called : State vs. John It. Faris, perjury ; prosecutor, G. M. Lowrauce. Nol. pros. State vs. Rufus Lindsay, colored ; larceny froui the field. Prosecutor, Alvis McDaniel. The defendant in this case was a small col ored boy, aud the offence consisted in the lar- | ceny of nine cars of corn from the field. As ; the field from which the corn was taken did not belong to the prosecutor, ami the owner of the land declined to nrosecuto the case, a I nol. pros, was entered. Mr. Bell for defendant. State ys. Peyton Berry alias Peter Berry, colored; larceny of live stock?stealing a hog and appropriating the same to his own use. j Prosecutor, Charles Gilbert, colored. Verdict, guilty. State vs. Robert Biggers, colored lad ; ma- ! licious mischief?rocking pay train of ihe j C. C. & A. Railroad. Prosecutor, A. R. i Heyward. Pleaded guilty. State vs. John Crawford, colored, and Maggie Dancey, white ; unlawfully living in wedlock. Prosecutor, N. L. Gibson. Mr. Solicitor Gaston for the State. The defendants were not represented by counsel. Two colored wituesses, of glossy blackness, were intro duced by the State, who swore that they witnessed the marriage ceremony performed between the defendants by Edward Lindsay, a colored preacher ; that they w?re married in this county since cotton picking commenced, and that Crawford was recognized as a negro and his wife as a white woman. Mr. Gibson j testified that defendant Crawford had stated in his presence that the woman to whom he is married is a white woman. The defendant, a dark mulatto, in his own behalf, testified from the witness stand that he became acquainted with the girl, Maggie Dancey, at Mooresville, N. C., where her family live. That they formed an attachment for each other, but fearing, on account of the stringent laws in North Carolina upon the intermarriage of the races, that they could not be legally married in that State, they deciJed to come to South Carolina for that purpose?he having been informed that there was no law in this State prohibiting their union in wedlock, and that the preacher who married them, so informed him before proceeding with the ceremony. He accordingly returned to his home in York county, and iu a week or two the girl followed him, and they were married. While he did not know that he was violating the law of this State, provided the girl was white, he slated further that at her home her family were regarded a3 mixed blooded. He had seen the girl's grandmother ; she was a bright mulatto. The family associated only with colored people of their neighborhood ; attended the colored church, and though to all appearances white, they were regarded as mixed blooded. This statement presented the case in a new light, and the absence of testimony corroborative or contradictory of the statement of defendant Crawford touching the woman's intermixture with the African race, the Court, on suggestions of the Solicitor, called Dr. W. J. Whyte to give his opinion as a medical expert. In company with the Sheriff, Dr. Whyte and the woman retired to a private room, the Doctor afterwards testifying that from the hasty examination that he was enabled to make, he gave as his opinion that the I wnmin was not of mixed blood. His examina tion, however, was only cursory, it being late in the evening, and as his opinion was not sufficiently positive to satisfy the Court, the case was continued until Tuesday morning, when the doctor was notified that he would be expected to make a more minute examination under more favorable circumstances. Court then adjourned until 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. On the re-convening of Court, Tuesday morning, the case was rpsumed. Dr. Whyte, taking the witness stand, said he had made a further examination, but owing to the imperfect microscope with which he examined the hair and skin of the woman, the examination was not satisfactory to him ; and besides, the microscopic test could not be well applied to the cuticle without detaching it from the flesh. While he could make no discovery of foreign or negro blood, and was unable, on the second examination, to detect anything leading him to chaDge the opinion he had previously expressed, yet, in reply to a question by the Court, he said he could not say positively that the woman, is of pure white blood. The woman is of small stature, with fair complexion, flaxen or light auburn hair and light blue eyes. The case was tlieu argued for the State by Mr. Solicitor Gaston, who called the attention of the jury to the importance of the law, enacted in 1879, under which the parlies were indicted, taking strong ground for the rigid enforcement of the statute, for the moral as well as the physical welfare of the peeple. At the conclusion of the Solicitor's argument, the Court charged the jury explicitly 1 -1 1 1 4U ? ? nn/tiilintt una hi greui itrugui uu tuc ^uum j presented in this case. The importance of: the law under which the man and woman are indicted was dwelt upon, aud the necessity of its stringent enforcement, when clear that it has been violated, made manifest to the jury. But in this case some doubts have arisen as to the pure Caucasian blood of the defendant, Maggie Dancy. He reviewed the testimony of Dr. Whyte, who testified as an expert on this point, and charged the jury that all doubt in their mind as to the pure white blood of defendant, Maggie Dancy, must go in favor of the defendant. The jury took the case, and in about an hour returned a verdict of guilty. State vs. Maggie Dancy, white. Same offence as above. Verdict, guilty. * State vs. Toney Bennett, colored, burglary. Prosecutor, Charles Crosby. Verdict, guilty. State vs. Edward Lindsay, colored preacher; unlawfully solemnizing the rites of mat-! rimony between the races. This case was continued. State vs. George Childers, colored ; bur-' ( glary. Prosecutor John Smith, colored. J i Verdict, guilty. The sessions docket was not concluded 11 Tuesday eveuing, at the time our report clo- j, ses ; nor had the grand jury made their pre-1 sentment. ' < THE LAST DAY AT YORKTOWX. Yorktowk, October 20.?The consolidation of the festivities of to day and to morrow and the closing of the celebration to night, made to day a grand success. The review of the troops, which commenced at 10 o'clock, was one of the grandest military displays ever held in the country, over 18,000 men * being in line. The column marched in re- j view past the President and Cabinet, Senators j and Representatives by company front, occupying one hour and fifteen minutes in pas-1 sing a given point. The South Carolina Battalion occupied j a positiou between the Maryluud aud New j rr 1;? T1 4 *vi t i I rjuuipsMue iveguueius. me wuoits uauuiion, numbering 375 men, were in line au<l marched through the whole parade without losing a man. The battalion was commanded by Colonel H. S. Thompson, niagificently mounted, and it was the expressed opinion of many who occupied seatg in Centennial Hall, that he was the best rider and rode the Guest animal in the entire parade. The battalion marched in column of companies in the following order: Greenville Guards of Greenville. Butler Guards of Greenville. German Fusiliers of Charleston. Gordon Light Infantry of VVinnsboro. Governor's Guards of Columbia. Washington Light Infantry of Charleston. Abbeville Rilles. Palmetto Iiitles of Aiken. Richland Volunteers of Columbia. Sumter Light Infantry of Sumter. The battalion presented a magnificent appearance. The marching was superb, and as they passed the stand they were received with cheers. The Governor's Guards carried the regimental colors, and the Entaw flag was carried by the Washington Light Infantry, and was greeted with cheers as the battalion passed. After the parade, the officers of the battalion were visited by Senators Hampton and Butler, General Kennedy, Justice McGowan, Judge Pressley and others, and brief speeches complimenting the battalion upon its appearance were made by Hampton, Butler, Pressley and Kennedy, and were responded to by Colonel Thompson and other officers of the South Carolina troops. The close of the ceremonies ha9 altered the programme of all the troops, and the rush for boats and trains is something immense. The South Carolina troops will leave here tomorrow mornin<r at 6 o'clock, and will spend to morrow at Norfolk as the guests of the Norfolk military. They will leave Norfolk to-morrow night and, barring accidents, will get to Charleston on Saturday night. The steamship Charleston will leave here at 5 o'clock to-morrow morning with the Connecticut party, and after stopping a short while at Norfolk and Fortress Monroe will go right on to Charleston, where they will arrive on Saturday night or Sunday morning. During the day Governor Bigelow and staff, ex Governor Jewell, Judge Harrison, the officers of the Connecticut Regiment and others called at the headquarters ef the South Carolina troops and were received with great enthusiasm by both officers and men. The Connecticut people are enthusiastic over their Charleston trip, and anticipate a glorious time. Their programme after reaching Charleston has uot been arranged, but it is probable that they will stay in Charleston Sunday and Monday, and will lenve Charles tou for Atlanta on Monday uight or Tuesday morning. Later in the day the Fusiliers and the Washington Light Infantry went down to the Charleston and spent a glorious time with their Connecticut friends for about au hour. Speeches were made by Governor Bigelow, ex-Governor Jewell, Senator Hawley, Lieutent Governor Bulkeley, Judge Harrison and others, and in the remarks of all, happy pre dictions of a pleasant voyage to Charleston were made. Senator Hawley especially alluded to the Charleston trip, and prophesied that it would not only be joyous to the whole party, but would have its important results in bringing together face to face and hand to hand, sons of the men, who, sons of a common country, fought side by side for American liberty one hundred years ago. A3 the Charleston companies left the boat, the Connecticut baud played Dixie and the Bonnie Blue Flag, and cheers were exchanged by the troops. The South Carolina Battalion is in good spirits and good health and anticipates a nice time at Norfolk to-morrow. The South Carolina civic delegation will leave for Portsmouth in the steamer B. S. Ford tomorrow morning, and will probably reach Columbia by Saturday. Governor Hagood aud Lieutenant Governor Kennedy will go to Charleston on Saturday night to welcome the Connecticut State officers and troops. General Hancock and General Fitzhugh Lee were both loudly cheered wherever they appeared, as a tribute to "the Blue and the Grey," and the recognition of the fact that both are now marching under the flag of a common country. The State troops vied with each other in drill and discipline, and the friends of each claim the palm for some crack corps. The regulars excited general admiration. The camps present a very animated appearance, and frequent guard mouutings, drills, dress parades, salutes, calls, courtesies between the different commands, serenades, speeches, social visits, &c., occupy a great deal of time and excite great interest. The naval review originally set down for to morrow came off to day, and wa3 entirely successful and satisfactory to everybody. This evening the Presidential party and foreign visitors left, as did also some of the militia. To-morrow's programme has been abandoned and to day closed the celebration.?Special to the Neica and Courier. Portsmouth, October 21.?The last night in the Carolina camp at Yorktown was an eventful one. At dark the Michigan Regiment Band serenaded the Caroliua camp, and next caine their camp neighbors, the Maryland Regiment, in torchlight procession, carrying Guiteau in effigy right through the camp. These had hardly passed through the lines when the State Fencibles, of Peunmitli -offimonial hnnfl r?n 11 f?rl at. the syivuma, tt ii/ii i i^iiuuiikMi ? ? Washington Light Infantry teut. Maj. Kyan and staff, of Pennsylvania, accompanied them, and a pleasant interchange of courtesies followed. Col. Barbour and stuff, at a late hour, called to pay their respects to the German Fusiliers and the Washington Light Infantry, and were entertained by these commands. The South Carolina Regiment arrived at Portsmouth at 1 P. M. to day and immediately embarked for Norfolk, where a grand parade was in progress. The City of Norfolk was handsomely decorated, aud the parade was second only to that at Yorktown. The Washington Light Infantry were the special guests of the Norfolk Light Artillery Blues, | and paraded in the grand review in full ecpiipage, including knapsacks, canteeus, &c. The parade lasted for two hours, and over five miles of ground were traveled. The Washington Light Infantry was the only company in liue with knapsacks and were applauded all along the line. They were handsomely entertained by their hosts | after the parade. Ou the return to Ports-1 mouth the Washington Light Infantry were! captured by the Plymouth Club?President j James G. Bain?when pleasant courtesies! were extended. The next capture was by the Old Dominion ! Guards, when the pleasantest programme conceivable was carried out. The complimentary sentiments expressed in regard to our troops were here responded to by Capt. Marshall and Lieut. Muckenfuss. We leave for Charleston?7 P. M. Fortress Monroe, Va., October 21.?The Connecticut troops, with Governor Bigelow and staff, ex Governor Jewell and party, left Yorktown at 6 o'clock this morning in the steamsliip Charleston, and at roll call every man was found present, which is a circumstance that is somewhat remarkable, as a great many of the Connecticut boys were carried out to the South Carolina encampment and tell sonic wonderful tales about a liquid which was given them to drink called "Moun tain Dew." (.'apt. Marshall and Lieut. Simons with a delegation from the W. L. I., took supper on hoard of the Charleston, and met all the officers of the Connecticut troops and had a good time generally. The Connecticut troops saw very little of Yorktown, and they seern to regret this fact very little, the whole of their enthusiasm being bestowed on their Charleston trip. The Charleston arrived at Old Point Comfort at 9 o'clock, and the troops were met at the wharf by the First, Second, Third and Fourth United States Artillery, under command of Col. Loftn, who escorted them up to Fortress Monre. The Connecticut Battaliou were drawn up in line on the parade ground of the i Lorl ? A nu??u/lo TK on nroQon tGi\ iwit uuu iiau u uicoo j/oi?nw. x/mbVVa magnificent appearance. They march and go through the manual of arms with a precision that is machine-like. The people of Charleston can confidently look forward to seeing the finest body of volunteer military that hns ever visited'Charleston. Ex-Governor Jewell went over to Norfolk this morning, and will goon to Charleston by rail, arriving thereon Saturday night. Governor Bigelow aud the rest of the party will leave here to-day at 11 A. M. on the steamship for Charleston. The captain of the steamer expects to make the tide on Saturday night, so as to get over the bar that night. j. k. b. THE TROOPS AT YORKTOWN. t i 1 . ' .lilt *A correspondent of the New York Tribune furnishes the subjoined vivid pen-picture of the grand review at Yorktown: Foremost of the volunteers, and in the place of honor, conies the Chatham Artijlery, of Georgia, the oldest organization in the parade. It dates from 1786, and its brass guns were cast in 1755. Gruy and scarlet are its colors. The New Jersey battalion of picked companies from the different regiments of the State, wins applause by its handsome appearance and its short and wonderfully accurate marching step. After a small battalion from Del aware we greet the Pennsylvania detachment, a full regiment wearing long blue overcoats and perfectly equipped for active field service, even to haversack, canteen and coffee cups. The old soldiei-9 on the reviewing 3tand are delighted with these troops. "That looks like business," exclaims Adjutant-General Townsend, of New York, clapping his hands vigorously. A white coated band and a handsome staff* of mounted officers lead on the 9th Massachusetts, one of the best marching and best looking companies in the whole line. It would be hard to choose between it and the crack Baltimore regiment, the 5th Maryland, which follows it. The eyes of the German officers on the stand sparkle with enthusiasm at the sight of these two splendid bodies ??f soldiers. Room for South Carolina now, whose martial ardor was not dampened by her defeat in the Rebellion. Her young men take naturally to soldiering. She has ten companies here which lack nothing but similarity of uniform to rauk among the finest commands on the ground. One of them carries the historic Eutaw battle flag. These three companies of tall, dark blue fellows who follow South Carolina are from New Hampshire, and next conies Virginia's splendid array, with Gen. Fitzhugh Lee at the head, a squadron of cavalry, four regiments of gray infantry, including the cadets from the Lexington Military School, and a number of unattached companies. The Virginia column ends with the companies of colored troops, who get more applause than any other organization. The handsome white and scarlet Boston Cadets, who arrived too late to get in line with the other Massachusetts troops, are sandwiched in between two of the Virginia brigades ; not a bad arrangement, though 1 .1 II* -A. J- Al. - an acciaeuiai one, recalling, as 11 aoes, me early association of the two States in the war for Independence. New York is next in order, led by Dodwortb's band. The Brooklyn regiment with, its neat gray uniform and its light, quick and regular marching step, need not fear comparison with any troops in the column. North Carolina proves to be secoud only to Virgiuia among the Southern States in the number of' her troops, but she has too much variety of uniform for the best effect. Rhode Island is creditably represented by two Providence companies, and Vermont by one from Brattleboro and St. Albans. A Kentucky battalion of five companies follow ; then the solid men of Michigan, nine companies strong, who look and march like regulars. We have had all sorts of tunes from the different bauds, but none more appropriate than the air which the Connecticut baud is playing. The Connecticut Regiment arrived ouly this morning, just in time to reach the field and fall iu at the rear of the volunteer column. Its tardiness turns out to be fortunate, however, for its excellent appearance and good marching make a capital finish to the infantry column. The rear is closed by two regular batteries of light artillery, which wheel off upon the crest of a ridge half a mile away, unlimber and fire a salute to close the parade. Correspondence of the Yorkville Enquirer. LETTER FROM BLACK'S STATION. Black's Station, October 24.?We are having rain at this time, which will prepare the ground for wheat sowing, and in view of the short crops, it is hoped the farmers will sow of this grain extensively. The work of erecting the Cherokee cotton factory, is now making rr.pid progress. There I. ?.?I 1 1 J_ 1 J T> ~ are one nuucirea nanus empiuyeu. uy n change of forces, the work is carried on night and day. A dam is completed from the east side of the river to an island near the middle of the stream. This dam is deemed sufficient, with the precipitous fail of the water. A canal will be cut from this pond that will carry water sufficient to ruu an immense amount of machinery. The main factory building, which is 50 by 100 feet, and two stories high, is nearly completed. The general style aud plan of the buildings are in accordance with the latest improvements. Within a few weeks the machinery for spinning and weaviug will fc>e put in and made ready for work. The water wheel for giving motion to the machinery is a turbine No. 3, 66 inches. There are several neat and comfortable cottages convenient to the factory, built for the operatives to live in. Attached to the houses are grounds laid off for gardeu and truck patches. All the work here is first class. Noue but the best machanics are eraployed, and the fact that the work is under the superintendence of Mr. J. A. Deal, is sufficient guarantee that it will be well done. Mrs. Cillis Moss, living near here, died on the 19th of this month. Mr. William Moore and Miss Eliza Hopson, of the vicinity of this town, were married yesterday. * News has been received here of the shooting of a negro man, whose name oould not be learned, at Gaffney's on Saturday last, by Prestou Goforth, Jr. The shot took effect in the left side, and the wound is supposed to be mortal. It is also learned that John Edwards, an escaped criminal, who about a year ago shot and killed John Sanders, while working in Edwards' field near Gaffney's, has been arrested in Pope county, Arkansas, and will be returned to South Carolina for trial. A great many negroes, including some of our best and most industrious colored citizens, are making preparations to emigrate to the West. Ego.