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$-15 Dofiafs for 3 Months. Devoted to the Dissemination of Genea Information, ..ngle Copies 50 Cents
Every Tuesday,. Thursday and Saturday,
By Thos. Y. & R. H. Graneker,
Terrms-$1 ?for three months, in advince. Ad
rertisemaents inserted at the rate of .$5 for gfirst
insertion of twelve lines or less, and "I for sub
sequent insertion.
If I die first, love, .
My mournful soul made free,
Shall sit at heaven's highest portai,
To wait and watci for thee
To wait anid watch for thee, love,
And thrMgh the deep dark space
To peer with hurman-iongings,
For thv radMnt face.
Midst all the stirs oieaven,
Only shalW I se
Tho ,:3rth-star of my passion,
Hlflheaveu for holding thee
All heaven for-holding thee. lorv,
And brightest of the Fpheres,
Bv thy smiles illumined,
Or ialldwed-by thy tears.
If I die firA, dear. loye,
I fear that this shall be,
For he:ivn will not be heaven
Until it- shared witi thw. $
Until its shared with thee, lov,
I'll lingergt the gate.
Or be :hy guirdian angel,
. T teach thee how to wait.
And when the rime shall cope,
And through, the yielding night
1 Pee ihy h:mpv spirit.
Upsoaring, robed i! kight,
iine shiall go forth to nioet thee,
And thro'-the eternal door,
P s in with ttee rejoc:r.,
- M:ie one fr evermore.
Thigs in Ch'trleston.
- A. eorreponent of the New Yor.k Ttbune,
v-?ting from Charlemoti, South Caro-:a, gives
fo:liming s.teencs of affirs there
I;TER;W wI-i" n TH scHOoL TEE SMI:Gs-NEGPo's
The firsa gencra, order issued by th, eotnmand
er of,-he post relited to the re-aening of the
p ili schools. Hli-herto, -.o schools fo' qolored
.popie, bond or !rce, have been .permlitted in
Charleston, excepting as !pecial favors to fhe
Weahiet' classes, and then olij under t1he most
onerous surveillance an! conditions. Other such
schools have been-as the irst Christian congre
,gations met-by ste2mh and in secret plaees As
the military force here is 1pall in comparison
with the amount of work to be done, two North
ern eitizeps intersted in universal edileation,who
are here on a visit-James Redpath, of Boston,
and Kane O'Doimell, of Philadelphia-were in
vited to re-open the public schools an re-organize
the system of-education on the most liberal basis.
The 'school bHildifgs Were 12nedintely taken
possessibn of anda Bureau of Instruction opened.
Tuesday and Wednesday were named as. the
times when applications for te privilege of teach
ing either at public or private schools would be
considered. Certain of the old teachers applied
to be re-instated in their former positions. There
were 'some interesting scenes at these interviews.
The applicants were received with d stinguish
ed consideration, and evidently believed that
they wouild be at once installed aster a favorable
opinon had.been expressed as to their titness.
-.They were asked if they ,were willing to take the
oath of-ail.mganev. The fir'st :o apj cants were
astonished that "females" shiould b required to
take the oath, but (possibly because tey looked
on Divine truth as too precious a thing 1 to b
wasted on Yatnkees, for they were v'olent rebels,)
? they said they had never been polintcir.s, and of
course would do whatever the authorim.is thought
right. They were then asked:
. "Are you aware, ladies, that there' is no dis
:inction to .be made hereafter in the pubic
gchools between any -class of children-that if'
white children apply, they shall be,admitted,
and if colored'children apply, they shall be ad
mit~ted ?"
"In the same schoo!, sir ?"
"In the same school, madam."
One of these ladies, not figuratively, hut lite
rally and vigorously, turned up I.er nose, and
the other mtade entraordinary contortions with
her mouth.
After a sufficient time had been given to the
two ladies to restore nose and mouth to the
pristine corzdition, they were courteously inform
gl that a new order of things had come ;- that
the old South, with all its prejudices and aristoc
racies, were done away with for ever; that a~
large majority of the first fa'ulies, so-called, of
South Carolina, had already been reduced to
beggary, and that before the war ended there
would be very few of .them who would not be~
paupers; that .a high social order would e~
established here, and an entirelv ditT'erent class
ojf people rule ;that the Governmtent couid only
recognize, in its dealings with citizens, one test
...lornr :v or ther kno~wl ir:amma-:h asth
eoloreI people, as a class, had eein loyal, and
the whizes, as a clasF, disloyal, there would er
tainly be nothing' done by it, offlcially, that
shou'd iiscrinurate nniinst those who had been
true to it, and who wedtomed the restoration o'
its Ruthoritv.
As ther'e were no slaves anywiere now in the
United StatCS, and the fact that one who wag a
slave, was rone tie less a mlored person thah,
when free, the ladies who had fortnerlv taught
their servani to read must bear the orius, if there
were any, of educating negrd children. Thef
started it. The ladies here could do entirely as
they pleased about acceptinz positCons. in the
public schools; we would Ie glad to have natives
of the city teach here, and would show no preju
dice againSt them, or seek to recall the fact thiat
they had incited rebellion, if they'Would be loyal
now ; but if they wis,ed to do so they must ac
cept the new order of things.- On the other hand
they mlit turn up their noses so often and so
-ar that they never wordd come down again
iher woild soon find that fhey had only sacrific
ed ieI own interes't for the prejudices of a class
whose rule had departed forever, and of a phil
osephy which was as dead as astrology. There
were teachers'enou-gh in the North wio wou!d
cone when called for.
They had never seen the subject presented in
that light ; they had never thought of it before;
the ladies said they saw,no objection to taking a
place if this was to be the rule. She hoped to
have her (ormecr associates take the same view of
the case, and would call with them to-morrow.
[Bit. the oa.side cu: -ent was too strong ! When
she returned next o.. sl-o said she had changed
l.e? Mind, an.d wold 1refer to keep a private
MeanwhilS a committee of e!;izens had waited
C(o.)!-A Woodford to demand that the Super
intCudent Should be iaimediately -relieved be
ciie he had "nresinv-d to ask the e dies of
j3harleston to teach cololrtd childvn." They ad
mitted, however, that these ladies. had no coml
p!aint to IaLe of t r:1 r-cept!on, hut the con
trapy. and - ere re!Mind-d that it was -they wh.o
had asketl to be :hlowed to teach, no one having
been ansed 'to do so, and the interview -cen thc
art oi the-conn:htee was fruidess of reAlit.
E-iht clorer teajCrs and one or two ite
tchera w-re appuis- ol ednesday.
App! a t for the privi!eIe of openiIg private
ch 3 N wero require i tq take the oath of allegi
ince and to p'.cd: tiSelves that they would
'ise no boo- 'TCOgiLzili tIe existeiee of th
Shel Government, or' sin, t-;ch or permi: any
epressin ol diskyyalty w. r: e United States.
Several nplicants agrit d to the. e conditionm.
Al rebel .chool books have bcen ordered to be
delivered Up. Recgts are given to their own
ers for "-iopies meendiary 'publications con
so ra1r 13r. XrwrI:N wUI:S A) 1L..CKS.
P. Wiliams, one of the committee of ci-izen
c.;1r112(d with the distributi6in of the rile, called
anmi *ked that aIn ordershou!d be issued requir
tire colored people to meet at spetified places
on on1 day, and the wliites on the day Succeed
ing. ColoNel Woodford declined to issue it on
th groun that he did not intend to use the
words wbite, b iek or colored in any .offcial or
U.y the recent arrival of three gentlemen f'ron
Chaile,ioi the following intelligence has been
communicated to.us:
Ex-Gov. William Aiken, under Yankee license,
is acting as Mayor ofChCarleston.
The city is garrisoned by negro troops, the la
dies5 of'the place being 'opelled to courtesy to
them in passing at. the gentlemen to p41ll. their
A youing Mr. Aiston had been stripped and
made to receife a whipping from his own negro
Thei' colored tmops were co-r.mitting depreda
tion- of the most revolting character; and in fact,
eve:-v' ind' nity that fiendish liate could suggest,
was bing heap-ed on the white populationl.
A letter seein by the'writer, from the venerable
.1C-:N Banums, D. D., fronm near Cheramv, a few
days agg states that the 'tmkees had licked- and
b)eaten him to an unmerciful degree. IIe had bien
co:npelled to carry his aim in a sling two weeks
from in.juries received from the vandi(als. They
robbed the Doctor of $4,000, and all of his clothes.
Gts. CLN-rs sO-r DEAn.--Froma the A ppeal
we gather the following
Ji.e. . I. Con ton : I wks left here, (Abei'
croi:s)ie's plantationr below Poliar'd,) by the Yan
kees, with others, wounded. I am paroled, and
if I recover, which I believe I will, as.the ball
miraculoudiy passed between my stomach and
bm;;els, missing both, I am to report yt Baranceas
by the fifth of April,which of course 1 cannot do,
but will as.scoon as I any able. If I don't die
from this wound, JI shall be afraid that I was
born toa be hung or drowned. Don't start down
yet. WrUten with my own hand, and on may
litter. More anon. Gpd bless you.
Ya.ur affectionate hoebanxd,
The soul in its divinest moods is ever an
orphan'-e wander'er that kisses old gravestones
and dreams of old homes in new heavens.
A man or woman: never k31 any thing by
bei-: truly nrlite..
Fortune T eing.
The followi.ng are some of the rules by
iwbich fortune-tellers profess tu LeAgided in
their practice of asro'n-y:
January.-Ue th.it is born in January will
be la.bourious and a iover of good wine, be
very subject to fidelity, y6t L wili be cam
placent and withala line singer. .The woman
born in this month will be a good housewife,
rather melancholy, but yet good natured.
February.-The man born in the mronth of
Februa;y will love money much,, h,ut ladies
more. lie will be stingy rt home, but prodi
gal abroad. The lady- will be humane and
:ailctioniate.to hiet mnother.
March.-The man horn in March will be rt.
tberhandsome; he will be honest and -pru
dent. Hewill die poor. The lady will be
jealous, passionate, and a chatter-box.
April.-The man who has the misfortune
to be born in April will be subject to mala
dies; he will travel td his disadvantage, I or he
will marry a rich heiress, who will make-a
what rou no doubt understand. The lady of
this month will be tall and stout, with agrea
ble wit and great talk.
.May.-The man born,in th'e month of May
will be hpndsone and amiable; be will make
his wife happy. The'lady will be equally
blest in -every respect.
June.-The man born in tbc month of June
will be of.small stature and passionately fond
of children. The lady will be a personage
fopid of coffee, and marry young.
Jily.-Tbe man born in the inonth of July
will be fit aid suffer death for the woman he
iores. The female of this month will be pas
sion'telv handsurne, with a sharp nose and a
fine bust; she will be of rather a sulky temper.
Atu-4st.-The vnan born in the month of
ut wii be anbitious and courageous;
he will have two wives. The iadv will 1A a
miab!e and twice married, but her second
lAusband will cause her to regret her first.
1 Septembr.-Ie who is born in September
will be strong and prudent. but will be too
easy with his wife, who. will give him great
uneasines. The lady will he round f,:ced and
fair-hair'ed, witty, d.iscreet, and lord 'by her
October.-The man born in this month will
have a handsome fNce and florid complexion.
He wi4i be wicked and inconsistent. He will
promise one thing ad do another, andremnin
poor.- te lady will be pretty, a littfe fond of
talking; will have twp or three husbands who
will die of grief-she will best know why.
i November.-The man born in this month
will have a fine face, and be a gay deceiver.
The lady of this month will bc large, liberal,
and full ofnovelty.
December.--The man born in this tnonth
will be a good sort of person, though passion
ate.' He wi dev.ote hinseif to politics, and
be loved by his wifJe. The lady will, be aini
able and handsome, with a good voice and
well-proportioned body, and very horest.
-We had occasion to s'et forth, a short tinle
since, how the Yankees treat -Union people,
so called by themselves, but whom we e
appropriately style tories, as our fathers did
the loyalists in 17'76.
We~have. now other instances to record of
the tender dealings of thc Yankeces with their
Union, loval friends.
It lhas'happened that they have passed
through a portion of the Qriaker settlenient of
Wayne, and not having regard for the Quaker
sentiment, or their exemption, because et
'consirenos scruples,' against fighting, for
tercountry, they tucked some of them up,
and literally hung them. until they disgorged
silver dollars-bright pure coin-to the amount
of thousands.-Raleigh Confederate.
A member of the Legislature was heard to
say, that a certain contractor ur.d.er the State
orConfederate Go.vernmnent had bought twice
as much of a certain article as his corntract
contemplated. He was aslAd what he would
do with this 5urplus. "Speculate on it," was~
the answer. Yet that man subscribed -in.oath,
we are told, to the effect that he xwould not we
the position he holds. How many souls v.il
this war send to--?
If the Governor or President would have
names we can, give them.-Mare, Cfin.)
.Out with the names and pass the notice
around.-Firie Trader.
Mn. PRr, 'E,of the Louisville Jonenai,
says that if he "could infer the determination
of~a people, from all the highest military and
civil authorities-froln President, Vice Presi
dent, Members of the Cabipet, Senators, Rep
resentatives, Generals," ctc.-the rebels whomr
h&saw recently, during his visit to Richmond,
are absolutelf hent upon the achievrrm9i o
their indepen'a'nce
Sut I could not,bring up my conceptioh of Lu
ther in Gerrarfy to the idea I had of him be
"ore ! saw his manuscripts, oliections of his
works, and pq traits, but his big drinking
cups were, after ,all, the most prominent
memorials he leit behind hi'n. He was ajolly
Old sut; hearty ind ho t, L dare say, and
banged awny at the PFope and the devil with
good effect. But there was nothing high and
-rand about hin. I krent to. see the place
whero the devil is 'said to have helped him
over the walls of Atugsburg; b'ut even there,
not a gleanm of poetry associated itself with
his name. The huge drinking cup, seemed to
swallow up everything, and the couplet, said
to be his, appeared to tell the whole story.
Who loves not wine, women and song,
Remains a fool all his life long.
In short, his burly face and figure, and the
goblets that testify to his powers, made it
absolntely impossible for me to connect any
heroic idea with the man.- [Professor .ulton.
Kissisr,.-The "editress"~ of the Ladies'
Nepository, -talltig about kissing, says
"Kisses, like faces of philosophers, vary. Sotne
are as hot as fire, some as sweet as honey,
some mild as milk, some tasteless as long
drawn soda. Stolen kisces are said- to hale
more nutmeg and cream than other.sorts. As
to propossd kisses, they are not liked at all. A
stolen kiss i, the rpst agreeable. We have
been kissed a few times, and as we are not
very old, we hope to re*ive many more."
At what hour may the lady be found j-n her
office ?
SUCCEss rN LIME.-A. man's besthelp is in
himself-his own heart, his own soul, his Own
'resolute purpose. The battle cannot be fought
b- proxy. A man's mind aay be aroused by
ianother-his desire to improve- and .advance
himself be excited by another, but he mqst
Mool. his own stuff, quarry his own nature,
make his own character. What if he fail in on*
effort! l%t him try again ! Let him try.hard
try often, and he cannot fail ultimately to suc
ceed. No man can teil w4at he can do until he
tries, dnd tries with resolution.
ihaUE PPrEcn3.s.-The Paris correspdn-,
dent of th- New York Herald mentions that
Mrsr Adgustus Frederic Tbistlewayte, of
Grosvenor square, London, whose husband
hag an income of about ?80,000 a year; has
been preaching in Paris, Sundays and week
i'days, in the Parlor of "n English resident, and
has drawn ]arge audiencet.-The speaks with
a good-deal of ffuency, and expounds with a
considerable degree of force. Her-connection
is, or was, with Dr. Cumming's Presbyterin
i- CU,WFD h.-A naval officer, fixed- up
in a bran new'uniform, was in company with
seueral ladies at the Muscogee depet. On his
cap, as is usual with the naval gentry, was a
bi'oad brass band. An old Confed., withb no
seat to his .pants, was attracted by naval
man's hat, and having a good cr'bwd of "boys"
to back him. called out to him, the Columbus
Sun says, Hello, mister, can't you play us a
tune on your brass band ?" The "boys"
laughed. Navy was chaed, and turneh red.
iM3EN AND N4'RET-KEEPJNG.-It is quite a
mis ken idea that a woman egnnot~ keep a
secret-nobodf so well. Trust her but with
half, or. try to keep it from her altogether, and
she is sure to beat you; because her pride
prompts her to find out what the man thinks
it right to conceal, anl then her vanity in
duces her+tonell what she -has found out, and
this in order to show her power of dis::ove'ty.
The recent discovery of sovereigns in circu
Ilation worth not mo~re than seventeen shillings
eaused the bank of England to examine allPthe
sovereigns io.theiir vaults. The number was
nine hundred 'thottsand, which were rung sep
arately by four tellers in almost ten days. On
ly three of the seventeen shilling coim were -
To STAT A BAtKY HoRs.-Fill his mouth
with dirt or- gravel from the road and he'll go,
Now don't laugh at this, but try it. The
plain philosophy of the thing is-it gives him
something else to think of..- We have seen it
tried1 a hundred .times, and it his never failed.
.The followieii a homely drink, bpt it is
ivgoat g andefreshing :
One ta lespoovmful of finely s?fted corn meal,
~1 teaspoonful of'vinegar, 1 teaspoonful of su
gar or molasses, stired into a tumbler of wa.
ter, 2nd drank before it sottles.
FrvE FATs.-A firmfaith i the best di
vinity; a good lie tie best philosophy; a
clear~conscience the best -l,Vw; honesty the
best polic.y; and te'rgmnce the bes-t medi

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