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TH? ?BMOORATIC TICK?*?
HORATIO SEYMOUR, OF N. %
GEN. F. P. BLAIR, OF MISSOURI.
STATS anecron AL TICKET.
J<Vr ?Sate crt Large-J. P. Thomas,
ol Richland; J. D. Kennedy, of Ker?
First Congressional Dislricl^R. F,
- Second Congressional District-Hi Ki'
Rutledge, of Charleston.
Third Congressional District-A. C.
Haskell, oi Abbeville.
Fo urth Congressional District-E. C.
MoLuro, of Chester.
Sunday Horning, September 6,1868.
THE ELECTIVE FRANCHISE.
To die People of South Carolina.
It was referred to the State Central
Executive Committee, by the late
Democratic Convention, to inquire
into the disabilities imposed, by rea?
son of the war, upon a portion of our
people, restraining them from the
exorcise of the elective frnnchiso in
South Carolina; and to publish the
conclusion attained, for the informa?
tion of the people of the State. The
committee, in tho discharge of that
duty, announce that they have ex?
amined the subject, ?nd beg to blaiu:
1. That no such disabilities now
exist by or under the Acts of Con?
gress, known as tho Reconstruction
Act, the State having been officially
declared to be in the union.
2. That no such disabilities exist
under the so-called amendment,
known as the fourteenth amendment
to the Constitution of the United
States, the disabilities therein ex
Sressed having referenco to offlce
olding, and not to voting.
3. That no suoh disabilities exist
by thu so-called State Constitution of
1868, under whioh it is claimed that
the State has been reconstructed and
restored to the Union.
The undersigned, therefore, an
nounon t.lmt nn suoh disabilities exist
by force of any law, or supposed law,
or authority whatever; and they urge
their hitherto disfranchised fellow
citizens, in every part of the State,
to exercise their right to vote at the
coming election for President and
Vice-President, pf which right they
haVe been so long deprived by mili?
tary power. By order of the
#3?": AU of the Democratic papers
in the State, will please publish at
the head of their editorial column.
Agreeably to a resolution adopted
by the recent State Convention, the
following gentlemen are appointed
by the State Central Executive Com?
mittee can vasse! :i in the interest of
State at largo-Gabriel Cannon
and A. P. Aldrich.
Second Congressional District--J.
Third Congressional District-D.
Fourth . Congressional District-W.
Canvasser for First Congressional
Distriot to be hereafter appointed.
WADE HAMPTON, Chairman.
THE COTTON Onop.-r-The Mobile
yearly cotton statement puts down the
crop of the cotton State? this year as
probably reaching 2,225,000 bales.
This is a handsome figure, all impo
diments and drawbacks considered.
At present rates, this crop will be an
addition of some $250,000,000 to the
substantial oash-produoing products
of tho country. It will go a long way
towards the restoration and recon?
struction of Southern industry and
prosperity. It will supply the South?
ern people with a thousand things
which they want, while tho North,
in supplying their wants, will reap a
large share of the profits. This is
practical reconstruction, and it is but
the beginning of what we may expect
from Southern agriculture with the
final settlement of the negro question.
Goy. Pickena, of South Carolina, '
says a correspondent of the Herald,1
in a conversation with General Ro
sencranz, at White Sulphur Springs,
said that something more than tho
installation of the Democrat? into
powor is required to save the oountry.
He suggested that the right plan
would be for New York, as the most
powerful State of the Union, to call
a convention of the other States, to
remodel tho Constitution to suit the
new order of affairs.
Cretina to Bouffiern Mcrcliunt?~WKKB
Pruapeuts cf Trs??.
The New York limes says: We
have inquired of some of the leading
me?chnuts of tho city, as to the meet*
ing announced by a Brooklyn paper,
to have b'.-cn hold by merchants of
New York, with respect to credits to
be given to Sontheim merchants, and
len vu that they knew nothing of tho
affair. If it had any existence nt all,
certainly it was not atteuded by hoy
considerable number. Indeed, there
.is this marked feature about the
action of tho largest houses in the
trade, that, they move on in their
respective spheres on their own in?
nate strength, without regard to tho
notion of their contemporaries in
trade, ond without consultations Of
any description. Their strongth con?
sists in individual accuracy of judg?
ment, and in the habit of acting
promptly and strongly on their own
separate views' of pohoy. The idea
of fixing a rule at a meeting of mer?
chants, to guido their distinct action
in particular oases of ore dit, is simply
preposterous. Each case would stand
on its own merits, and would need to
be decided by the standing of the
dealer, for which no special rules
could be prescribed.
All who are familiar with the trade
pf the city, know full well that there
ate he uses at the Sonth Whose stand?
ing from long before the war has been
high, and who can parchase at any
establishment in the city all that they
desire; for it is well known that their
self-imposed limits are always on the
side of prudence rather than of ex?
travagance, and that no skill- in
drumming, or any persuasion of sell?
ers, could lead them from the path of
accustomed safety. It is as to new
houses that scrutiny is employed;
and as to those the rules of dealing
with them are as various ai are the
degrees of prudence exhibited in
o?hcr transactions. Credit is not
given by any geographical rules, but
according to the standing and merits
of each applicant.
The expectation is quite general,
and is well founded, that the Sonth,
which is always represented hero by
its merchants, wi? be a larger con?
sumer of staple goods than it was last
year, because its crop of food is
abundant for its own wants, with
some perhaps to spare, and its crop
of cotton will furnish it with the
means to obtain extensive supplies.
The gratification is wide-spread that
this condition has been reached, and
that all relations, commercial, social
and political, will soon bo restored
on what promises to bo a firm and
The New York Journal of Com?
merce, referring to the above, says:
It tarns out now that the repre?
sentation is wholly false. Wo have
inquired personally of "the leading
dry goods firms of New York," and
they declare that they nevor heard of
this meeting, until this paragraph
was published; and that they pro?
pose to mako no change whatever in
relation to their custom in the South?
A LETTER FEOH F. P. BLAIB.
Col. E. A. Alston recently wrote to
t3en. Blair, enclosing a copy of the
Atlanta (Ga.) New Era, and referred
the General to the linos at the head
of that paper, in whioh it quotes
Gen. Grant as saying "Let us have
peace!" aud Gen. Blair as saying
*'Let us have war." He recoived tho
following letter in reply:
POET SAUNDEES, WYOII?INQ TEE. ,
Tuesday, August 18, 18G8.
Cok R. A. Alston, Atlanta, Ga.
Davit Sra: Your note in regard to
the misrepresentation of the carpet?
bag editor at Atlanta, is received.
This is tho business for which ho is
paid and by which he gets his living.
I would not advise you or any other
gentleman to notico him in any man?
ner? except to correct, through tho
prow, any falsehood which you nifty
consider injurious to our cause. I
have never made any such stntement
as he attributes to me. On the con?
trary, I am for that policy which
alone can give peace to the country;
and although Gen. Grant says "let us
have peace," he seeks to achieve it
only through the military power and
actual war on the principles of tho
Government. Yours truly,
FRANK P. BLAIR.
A gentleman who has been travel?
ing through tho upper Counties in
Georgia informs the editor of the
Macon Telegraph, that in bin travels
across the" country from Wilkes
County in the East, to Cobb County
in the Western part of the State, he
never saw such grain crops as have
been nando this year in the country
through whioh he traveled. Some of
the people talked as if they thought
oom in that section would not bo
worth moro than forty couts per
AN INSANE WOMAN THEO WINO GHD>
DEKN OUT O? WINDOWS.-Mrs. Hub
ley, an insane woman in Philadel?
phia, on Saturday last, seized her
grand-child, an infant three months
old, and dashed it headlong from tho
window to the pavement. Tho litlte
one came down with great violence
upon tho front part of its head, and
sustained injuries from which it ean
hardly reoovor. This is tho third ohild
Mrs. Hubley has thrown from upper
windows of her residence.
Corre?i>onU*>uco ot tb? Phoenix. |
NHW YOBS CfgVffiMgg^1' ?S?S.
Thc city already nhows signs o' rovi
val. The sum mer is over. Sontheim
merchants are beginning to como on.
Great numbers from New Orl?ans.
City men of business are coming
back from the sea-side and the moun?
tain resorts to business, and to thc
busy haunts of men. Merchants
here expect a larger trade this year
than last, from the South especially.
Pollard's Political Pamphlet is the
new thing in the journalistic way.
The first issue appeared last Satur?
day. It is a telling thing. His pen
is dipped often in nitric acid. The
leader, on Grant, is capital. Another
article, on President Davis,' is in Mr.
Pollard's usual vein-bitter, denun?
ciatory and unsparing. I don't soe
the uso of this. The South is not
ready-knowing, as it may, all II?B
faults-to denounce Mr. Davis. But
when Mr. Pollard strikes a point like
Grant, or Congress, or radicalism, he
makes the sparks fly.
Among the notables in New York
Mr. Pollard is one. He walks Broad?
way with a slow step, his left hand
under his coat, his right holding his
cane, wearing a yellow beard and a
tall white hat, looking meditative and
a bit unhappy, and speaking slowly
and always to the point.
Then Ashley, the great impeacher,
whom Columbians saw last spring, is
here-burly, healthy and confident.
Then there is Raymond, of the
Times, just returned from Europe.
He is a small person, with a liberal
supply of side whiskers and an en?
But Greoly is not here.
And the incorruptible Bennet ia
And Barnum is not.
We are, therefore, desolate.
By the way, speaking of mutton,
these Northern mon think it is just a
bit funny for Mr. Orr to be made a
judge in South Carolina. They talk
about folks taking pigs to a bad
market; and abont the "ingratitude
They also, very naturally, ask
which of thesonow judges is a negro?
Is it Corbin, or Plntt, or Green, oi
Rutland, or Boozer, or Williams, 01
Vernon, or-or? Is not one of them
a negro? Then, indeed, "men and
brethren," you have been sold again
Where is Whipper's demand for ?
negro judgef And where is Wright''
threat, in case none of his race were
elected judge? And where, oh
where, is Randolph's nomination of i
nogro vice-President? And tell rae
ye winged winds, where is Beverly
Nash's Bweet dream of hand-in-hanc
enjoyment of equality, social, politi
cal and official?
A Pennsylvania Dutchman came t<
Now York once, and a sharp-nosec
nows-boy offered to sell him a copy o
the Herald, which would tell hin
everything. Hans wanted just sud
a newspaper, but had no change
nothing smaller than a five-dolla
greenback. Boy told Hans it was al
right; "here, take the paper, an<
I'll get the money changed righ
round the corner, here, and you wai
here till I come back.*' And Han
waited. Waited threo mortal hour
before it ocourred to him that tba
sharp-nosed news-boy was not co min:
back with his money at all.
My dear "men and brethren," ha
it ever ocourred to you that you ar
standing at a corner waiting for
sharp-nosed radical party to brin
back your five-dollar greenback?
I suppose not.
Therefore, I say unto you, "wait.
It is a good thing to wait.
It makes you men of weight.
And that, you know, is tho mai
The Fall Fashion*.
"Jeannie June" says that tho ladi(
will not resign their pretty summe
dreftg?s in-orely because Soptonibe
has como. It is the month of a
others to wear them. The almanai
Jeannie thinks, needs reconstructing
so that autumn may commence wit
October. It is impossible to find
costume suitable for the "heate
term," except, perhaps, that <
Mother Eve before she ate the appl
Muslins, grenadines, tho lightest ti
sues, tho must delicate textures, cc
lapse and lose brightness and beaui
before the steadily melting proce
which goes on, with the thermora
ter for weeks in the neighborhood
September, above all others, is tl
month for country visits nnel the e
joyment of unadulterated count
pleasures. The pic-nic dresses a
the prettiest this season that wo ha
ever seen. One wo remember
striped cambric, lilac and white, tl
stripes of the petticoat wider tin
those of the pelisse, which open?
part of the way down the front, d:
closing a little of the under wah
and a hroad sailor collar in the wi
stripe, turned back from the thrc
and tied with a ?imply knotted gre
neck-tie, the shade! of the ribbi
round the little sailor hat of whi
Another costume was of buff line
with a petticoat striped in wood col
und white; and a third, of whi
lawn mada en panure, and trimm
with a wide sash made of scarlet si)
White dresses, whether for day
evening wear, were never more fa?
-n mi ii II i i i ?
iou abie than nov. Some very pretty
ns?" suite ordered for early fall visit?
ing at country houses are wada of
white mohair, with cuffs, epaulettes,
and revers of colored satlu. A nat
ruffle out on the cross, and bon nd
with the color, finishes the bottom of
the skirt. Accompanying these were
some very handsome dresses ip nar?
row striped,|oheoked and chang?ablo
silk, which could be worn upon al?
most any occasion.
The dresses were short, and divided
ot the back into immense length wiso
puffins, which spread ont, fan-shaped,
toward the bottom, over petticoats
made in silk of the contrasting color,
and trimmed with flat ruches, three
narrow frills or one wide ono. The
front breadths aro perfectly plain, the
bodies high and trimmed square and
low; tho RIOGVCS long, and ornament?
ed with three straight puffs, ruches
or frills, matching the color and style
of tho petticoat.
These dresses aro very stylish in
effect, but only suitable for somewhat
tall and slender women, tho petticoat
and panier's reducing in appearance
the height of the figure.
Short dresses of any kind, it must
be remembered, are no longer to
reach to the top of gaiter boots, but
sufficiently long to just "clear the
ground." Short or changeable silks
will be very fashionable for fall wear,
and aro richly trimmed with a fringe
mado in the two prominent colors of
the silk, headed with a braid or
twisted piping mado of satin in the
same colors. In dark rich shades,
chameleon silks harmonizo admirably
with tho tints of an India shawl for
visiting toilette. The bonnet to wear
with it is a small high chapeau of
Italian Btraw, trimmed with velvet,
black lace, and a plume of short
curled ostrich feathers in tho two
Feathers are to be revived this
season-the graceful willow feathers
and tho long, curled ostrich plumes
the most distinguished of all orna?
There is a strong, perhaps, it would
bo too much to say determined, effort
in progress to abolish tho small bon?
nets and introduce large ones, but at
present it does not seem likely to suc?
ceed. The cliifjnons aro largor than
ever, and the latest style of bonnets
very small and worn very high.
The fullness given to the dross be?
hind, compels tho adoption of a some?
what larger hoop skirt than has been
worn for some time past; but they
can never reach tho exaggerated di?
mensions again that have mado them
ridiculous in times past. The golden
mean seems to have been found at
last, and the shape is, as adjusted by
the leading manufacturers, that the
front of the skirt remains fiat, while
a graceful sweep and a tendency to
expansion is given to the back. The
lowest authorized size for ordinary
wear, is two and a half yards round
at the base. This is very moderate,
and suited to walking dresses. The
next size is two and three-quarters
round, and the third throe yards.
This last is not too largo for a very
tall lady for street wear. These sizes
may be considered standard. A very
short person, requiring a still smaller
and shorter hooped skirt than the
two and a half yards, should inquire
for the largest misses' size.
What shidl we say of those outrage?
ous innovations, the paniers and the
"Grecian bend?" Fortunately, they
have not yet been adopted by ladies
South of the Potomac; and, indeed,
so great has been the storm of ridi?
cule which greeted them, that they
have not flourished anywhere but at
Saratoga. If women were but pnp
pets, we should not object to the
fashion; but to see women of flesh,
and blood, and heart, and brain, lend
themselves to such aping of horrible
deformity, is worse than saddening;
it makes one fear for them a dreadful
retribution, which man may not even
hint at. For the honor of woman,
we hope that the panier, the "colic j
stoop," and the mincing step, may
never appear on the streets'of our
Some drunken white men and ne?
groes got into a difficulty at Hamp?
ton, Va., on Saturday night, and
quite a riot grew out of the affair.
Troops wore summoned to the scene,
and tho mob refusing to disperse, a
volley was firod by the troops, which
hud the effect to scatter the crowd.
Several persons were injured in the
affray, bat none seriously. Another
disturbance occurred the same night
near Hampton, between drunken sol?
diers and negroes, resulting in the I
wounding of three soldiers and one
negro, and the capture of throe ne?
HEIK TO THE GEEEK THEONE.-An I
heir to the Greek throne, child of
Queen Olga, was born at Athens,
Augnst 2, last, and on the same day
received the name of Constantino
Henry Demosthenes, amidst great re?
joicing. 'The joy of tho people at j
the birth of the Prince is represented
to he unbounded, sttoh au event not j
having before occurred within four
A carious row took place at Nor?
folk, a few nights ago. A party of
negroes were sitting up over a corpse
They called themselves Baptists, and
being joined by another party, who
professed to be Methodists, and
thinking the latter were seeing a bet?
ter time than they did, they tried to
drive them off, which ended in a gen?
Some dastardly scoundrel cut a
heavy rope used sta Democratic r>olo
raiaiog on Main Street, Buffalo, N.
Y., about G o'clock, last evening,
causing a heavy derrick to fall among
a large crowd in attendance. Fortu?
nately, tpc crowd obsorvod the acci?
dent in time, and by surging to the
right and left, escaped without in?
Governor Smith, of Alabama, has
called an extra session of the State
Legislature for the 16th inst., to con?
sider a registry law. It will be re?
membered that when the Legislature
adjourned, which was until early in
November next, it had under consi?
deration tho Governor's veto of tho
bill to place tho power of choosing
Presidential electors in the Legisla?
ture and take it from the people.
Tourtelotto is the name of the im?
pious Springfielder who enclosed a
, church which adjoined his premises
with a high board fence painted
black, to darken the interior. As he
is insensible to kindness, the congre?
gation hold noisy indignation meet?
ings in tho street before his house,
and thero fervently and loudly pray
that his heart may bo softened.
Five negroes uro in jail at Homer,
La., for taking one of their own race
to the woods, tying him to a tree,
whipping him until all were exhaust?
ed, and then shooting him, leaving
him for dead. Tho unfortunate negro
managed to crawl home, and upon his
death-bed gave information of the
deed and names of the murderers.
We advise the radicals not lo make
contracts for tho Irish vote, either
with sponters or intriguers. All in?
dications show that the great power
of Irish citizenship on this conti?
nent (except Orangemen and the
like) will roll itself up in a solid mass
for Seymour and Blair.
Miss Eunice Warner, formerly of
Great Barrington, Moss., became a
mother at thirteen years; a grand?
mother at twenty-seven; a great
grand-mother at forty; a great, great
grand-mother at fifty-six, anda great,
great, great grand-mother at seventy
four; after which she lived several
A Massachusetts paper, under the
head of "Books and Magazines,"
contains tho following: "A Worces?
ter cow has had seven calves in three
years. Her last exploit waa to have
'three at a lick' on Thursday."
The Paris Si?cle says that "tho
Chassepot rifles, having been manu?
factured in sufficient numbers for the
French arsenals, the War Depart?
ment has issued orders for the imme?
diate manufacture of rifled cannon."
Now Jersey Democrats say they
will elect a unanimous delegation to
Congress, and replace United States
Senator Frelinghuysen by John P.
Stockton. Let them be as good as
A firo broke out in the store of
Mr. B. M. Butler, corner East Bay
and North Atlantic Wharf, Charles?
ton, on Friday night. The stock of
goods was somewhat injured, ns was,
also, the stock of Messrs. West &
Jones, next door.
One of the Jenkinses, writing of a
I recent hop at Saratoga, Bays: "A
very pretty girl passed by us, leaning
on the arm.on a gentleman who was
dressed in Swiss muslin and pink
sash." That gentleman must have
been tho cool of the evening.
The Chinese hold the .office of
school-teacher to bo the highest in
tho world. All tho people there are
educated, and the instruction of youth
Tho only crowd a printer can en?
duro with anything like patience, is
a crowd of advertisements, or a crowd
of delinquents calling to foot up their
The Marion Fire Company, o?
Charleston, was tho recipient of a
beautifully ornamented silver punch
bowl, a present from brother-firemen
Greeley calls Colfax tho "young
lion of the West." Colfax the lion,
and Grant tho lamb, will "lie down
together" in November, and wo shall
Tho "gamo of Ufo" is very like a
gamo of cards-timo deals, death
outs, and everybody is waiting for
tho last tromp.
A Westen, newspaper reports that
the corn in Iowa has grown so tal]
this summer, that a man on horse?
back cannot reach the tassels of the
Tho Tribune explains the result in
Vermont quite satisfactorily:
"All the offices were in the b?nde
of our friends."
A New York gentleman left his
boarding houso because his landlady
had a habit of "shying tea-kettles at
The national debt-the radical
legacy-if piled in dollars, one row
up, would be 398 miles high I
George Franois Train is in an Irish
prison for debt, and his laughters
drive a stylish team at Newport.
What would this world be without
a woman? A perfeot blank-like a
sheet of paper-not even ruled.
Wheels, like men, are often tired
and very frequently from a kindred
causo-going round so much.
The new moon reminds one of a
giddy girl, because she is too young
to show much reflection.
. MOUCU. . jr.xems.
Wo have been requested to state
that visitors to the grand mass meet?
ings, at Spartanburg and Union, on
the 10th and 11th instants, will he
passed over the Greenville ?nd Spar?
tanburg Railroads for one fare.
A bale of new cotton was received
in this market yesterday, from 'the
plantation of Mr. J. O. F. Sims, of
Richland. It weighed 481 pounds;
was classed low middling, and was
purchased by Messrs. Copeland &
Bcnrden, at 27.
OPPOSITION TO WBTTTEMOEB, THE
CHIEF OP CARPET-BAGGERS.-Joseph
H. Rainey, a pumpkin-colored indi?
vidual from Georgetown, it is under?
stood, will be run in opposition to
the black-whiskered member (so
called) from Darlington, for Con?
gress ml Representative from the
State Constable Hubbard has re?
turned from Union, and his state?
ment of affairs there is so damaging
to the negro Bates and his party,
that Gov. Scott has determined to
arrest the incendiary.
The Republican would-be Presi?
dential Elector, from Georgetown
District, is Frank F. Miller, and not
Frank L. Miller, os published yester?
day. We are particularly d?sirons of
"rendering unto Cosar," etc. ; and,
therefore, cheerfully make the correc?
tion, for fear some genuine Southern
man, bearing the name of Frank I<.
Miller, may consider himself insulted.
THE RADICAL MEMBERS. -A picture,
representing the prinoipal white,
pumpkin-colored and black members
of the great so-called, has been pre?
pared, and is being rapidly disposed of
by boys in the streets. The portraits
are excellent, and are arranged in the
"streak of lean and streak of white
style"-a white man between two
The great so-called went through
the interesting performance, yester?
day, of pocketing 8100 each; for ser?
vices (?) rendered. Who furnished
the needful, on what security, etc.,
are State secrets as yet; but the tax?
payers will, doubtless, have some?
thing to say about the matter after a
"NEWSPAPER SPONGES."-An ex?
change makes the foUowing sensible
remarks: "There o\a many people in
the world who make it a business' to
sponge the reading of other people's
papars to save . expense. They are
found wherever the paper 'is left-an
a shop, office, store or, barbershop
and often borrowing it before the
owner has an opportunity of seeing
it. This is done, by very many who
are abundantly able, and whose duty
would be to sustain their city papers,
by subscribing and paying for them,"
REUG?OUS SERVICES THIS DAT.
Trinity Churchy-Rev. P. J. Sh and,
Rector. 10 J? a. m. and 5*? p. m.
St. Peter's Church-Rev. J. J.
O'Connell, Pastor, 10 a. m. and 3
Marion Street Ch nroh-Rev. D. J.
Simons, 10K a. . m. ; Rev, S. H.
Browne, 7}'? p. m.
Washington Street Chapel-Rev.
Wm. Martin, 10>? a. m. : Rev. D. J.
Simons, 5 p. m.
Lutheran Lecture Room-Rev. A.
R. Rude, 10 J ? a. m.
Baptist Church-Rev. J. L. Rey?
nolds, 10)? a. m.
Presbyterian Church-Rev. W. E.
Boggs, 10,l? a. m. and 8 p. m.
A "veteran student- of human na?
ture" says: "If ono wants a flirt, take
a brunette; if one wants a cook, take
a blonde; if ono wants a wife; take
M AIL ARRANGEMENTS,-Thu post
office open during tho week from 8}?
a. m. to 7 p. m. On Sundays, from
-I to 5 p. m.
The Charleston and Western mails
are open for delivery at ? p. m., and
close at 8}? p. m. Charleston night
mail open 8?-^ a. m., close IX? p. m.
Northern-Open for delivery at
B1.. a. m., oloses at 2.45 p. m.
Greenville-Open for 'delivery 5
p. m., oloses at $>% V- tn.
NEW AmE^mgEilRNTS.-Speoial at
tention is called to the following ad?
vertisements, published for the first
time this morning:
Jacob Levin-Auction Sales.
U. S. A.-Wanted.
C. Hoeffer- Open Again.
Meeting Juvouilo Democrats.
Meeting Board of Trade.