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Mrs. R. 8. McCONAUGHY,
Saturday Morning, July 24, 1869.
Nkw Flour A Feed Store.—M r. Ro
bert Denny, of Duck Creek mills lias
opened a flour and feed store in Smyrna,
See advertisement in another column.
Savannah, Goorgin, ex prêta to liavo a
line of steamers running to German
ports at an early day. European mer
chants arc making great efforts to se
cure the Southern trade.
Camden Camp.-T he Annual enmp
meeting commenced at this placo
Wednesday. Tho opening sermon was
preached by Rev. J. B. Mann. Bishop
Janes waa there dtring tiie flrst day, but
left on Thursday morning for Milford,
to preside over tho Conference of tho
African M. E. Conference, of Delaware,
now in session at Milford. Delaware,
Beside a large number of canvas tents
there are many two storied wom en cot.
Temperance Ticnic and Festival.
—A Temperance - Ilc-Nio nnd festival
will be held near Templevillo Md., on
next Thursday (the 29th). A number of
excellent speakers n
occasion. A band of music will enliven
tlio exercises. Aat of officers regalia
costing seventy-five dollars will bo giv
en to the Lodge receiving the highest
number of votes. Tho affair is gotten
up by the Templeville Lodge of Good
Templars, and tho proceeds will be ap
plied to furnishing their Lodge room. It
is expected that fifty Lodges of I. O. G.
T. will be present in full regalia.
engaged for tbe
present full regalia.
Qu*kn Anne's A Kent Railroad.—
Mr. George Stearns and Mr. A. M.
Met«, of Millington, «tiled at our office
last evening and informed us they had
just completed- the road- to Milli ngtou,
and it is now in running order for the
cars. A meeting of the Stockholders
and Contractors was held at Centreville
on Thursday, when a resolution wi
passed to build four miles of road a
month, until it should be completed to
Centreville. Their arrangements for its
completion are all made, and the com
pany have tho money on hand to pay
the workmen.
~of jeffeHsoJ?
mvo received from the National
Publishing Company, tho Life of Jeff
erson Davis, with a Secret History of
the Southern Confederacy, gathered be
hind the scenes in Richmond, by Ed
ward A. Pollard. This is tho most In
foresting work published pertaining to
the Southern Confederacy, and gives
many interesting incidents that are en
tirely new to Northern people. He says
the day before Jeff Davis evacuated
Richmond, he removed the archives of
tbe Confederacy, together with a vol
uminous secret correspondence of his
own with lending Northern Domocrats
•nd sympathizers to a place of safety,
and so w*U did he hide them that to this
day no one knows where they are hid.
This work is sold by subscription only.
We lately päw a statement that "where
Republicanism rules state debts de
crease." The Repu blicon state of Iowa
has lately paid off a largo part of her
state debt,
hand to redeem tlieontstandingb ans, as
soon as the holders are ready to receive
them. Indiana with a debt flvo ycars
ago umounting to $9,000,000 under Re
publican rale has decreased her debt
to $1,000,090, Dt la*« are under Democra
tic rule has not decreased her state debt
while her taxes have been greatly in
creased. Maryland too groans nndor a
heavy stHtedebt and burdensome taxes.
Wo *ce no way to remedy the evils of
our own and onr neighbor arwte except
by placing the government of these
states into the hands of good honest
rt has funds enough on
Mr. James II. Cotton, of Smyrna, has
established bims« if ut Clayton lor the
purpose of buying and shipping peaches
to New York for the firm of K. I. Bock
over A Co. Mr. Cotton is weiland fa
vorably known by tho farmers of Kent
county, and needs no commendation
from our pen. He assures us that the
firm he is buying for are reliable men,
w ho nre favorably 1- cated for securing
the highest market prices for fruit
it them, and will be prompt in rend
ering their return!".
Mr. Cotton is too ^onest and consci
entious a man to ship peaches to any
firm about whom he could have any
doubts, and in regard to whom ho lias
not tiie best of reforencon «s to their
honesty and ability to pay for what they
The fighting in Cuba lias nearly
ceased, owing to tbe sickness of both
annie*. The yeUow fever ha. broU.n
out among the Hpanish troops, and tiie
cholera in the Cuban army. This state
of affairs, however, lias hut little effect
, , .
on venturesome Americans, who are
leaving at ovory favorable opportunity
to assist Cuba in throwing off tiie Span
'îV^- T,ie
that Cuba cannot much longer be of ad
vantage to Spain, and that if her nation
al honor were not at stake, she would be
in- « , ..... ' , .
willing to part with the Island on rca
son able terms. And that It would be an
advantage to both parties if the sa'e was
made to the United States Government.
Tho annexation of Cuba to tho United
States is only a question of time, nnd
wo think it useless for the government
to pay for what she can have at least in
a few years, as a free gift by the citizens
of that Inland for the honor it w ill bo to
bo attached to such a powerful nation,
to say nothing about the advantage it
will be to them.
Peaches.—M r. Wm. Whitlock, of this
town, shipped
A Van Wickle, New York, front this sta
tion, a handsome car load of peaches yes
terday, of the " Hale's Early" variety.—
This îs the first car load of this delicious
fruit shipped from Clayton station this
to Messrs, Reeves, Brown
SS-Our Young Folks—The Story of a Bad
Boy is continued in the August number.
lAwrence among the Coal Minos. Going to
Sleep. Going up in a Balloon. A Strange
Dish of Fruits, a Day on Carysfort Reef.
Morning-Glories. How to Do It. Garden
ing for Girl*. Berrying song. Music, Ac.,
Fields, Osgood & Co., Boston, Moss.
<e 3 »Demorest , s Magazine for August. This
Is really the gem ol the Indies' monthly. Its
patterns nnd fashions are always fresh, full,
and original, and its reading matter varied,
and full or practical interest . Its now depart
ment, " The Ladies Club," has struck a vein,
and has become immensely popular, while
i more numerous and bet
) per year with a premi
>fflce, 838 Broadway, New
its illustrations
ter than ever. 88.00
. Publication o
«%.Pcterson'a Magazine—Tho August num
ber contains a life like steel engraving, The
Hard Lesson; A Colored Fashion plate, num
erous fashion designs, and fancy articles. Tho
I.iterarv Department contains, Our Plc Nie
by the He;.. Death in Life; In Pursuit of a
Parson ; The Htory of a Blue Veil ; Knowing
One's Own Mind; How I became a Bene
dict; Marie Antoinette's Talisman ; Eben
ezers Courtship; Poetry, Receipts, Ac.
Address C. J. Peterson, 3UÖ Chestnut Street,
«SuGodoy's Lady'» Book.—Tlio August num
Rteel plate engravnm,
a colored fashion plate
with a
her opens
and extended sheet of fashions, besides
nierons designs for fancy and useful articles,
Tlio Literary Department contains
tercstlug story by Marion Iiarland. Lost in
the Mist, by Helen Maxwell. A continua
tion of the Story of Hay: A School Teacher's
Story. Unconsidored Heroism, Poetry and
a number of short arides, Receipts, Ac.,
L. A. Godey, Publisher.
XS-Atlantic Monthly—The contents of tlio
August number are; The Tuillesser Bell
Ringers. Great Earthquakes of tiie Uld
World. Zoroaster and the Zend Avesta.—
The Foe in the Household. Before the Gate.
Among tho isles of Hhonls. The Hamlets of
tiie Htage. Agatha. Uncle Gabriel's Ac
count of his campaigns. On Mr. Fechter's
Acting. The " Htrlker's" of tiie Washington
Lobby. Gnbricllede Bergerac. Jubilee Days.
Recent Travels. Published by Fields, Os
good A Co., Boston, M»>h.
XÄ-Harpcr's Magazine, August, 18âO r has the
following table of contents : Pictures of tiie
Jape nose, with twenty-seven Illustrations.
Tiie New Theory of Heat, Betrothal ; Houth
Coast Haunierings in England: A brave
Lady; Draw your Conclusions: Tho Graves
Newport; Hetty's Liberal Education;
Slavery in Palaces; A peep at Finland;
A Wonder; My enemy's Daughter; Bor
rowed Baggage; Can we foretell the weather;
The New Home; August Days; The New
Timothy: Editor's Easy Chair; Editor's
B( ok Table: Editor's Record of Current
Events; Editor's Drawer.
Ä^Demorcst.s Young America—The bright
est and best oft he Juvenile magazine. Doe
sticks sold Ue lised the Episcopal Church,
because tne minister let the people "talk
back." Mr. Demorestunderstands this; lie
letal is little readers do their own talking,.
rate, "talk back," and they seem
to liae It, and are at any rate devoted to
Young Amerieal Certainly this little maga
zine combines more instruction of the very
best kind, with amusement, than any maga
New York.
ever saw, 81.60 per year, with a pre
lhiblication Office, 838 Broadway,
ber opens with a poem "Only Heven Years
Old When She Died." Then we have Abbe
Vogler and his pupils; The Music of Ire
land; Deceit of song Writers: Wetber's
Fifth Avenue Piano Forte Establishment;
Ttie l e icf» Jubilee; Review of New Music,
and thirteen pieces of new sheet music,
worth more than the price of a year's sub
scription to any lover of Music. They are;
1 Kissed Her at the Gate; Hhe Walts by the
River lor Me; Daisy O'Lynn ; O Lot Me
Kftss the Baby ; The Loving Face that Won
Me; Home Sweet Home; Congenial Heart*;
Good'•Humor Waltzy ; Rain on the Root:
Little Maud; Our Drily Toil is Over Now;
Say.Hinner J Hath a Voice ; Praise the Lord;
Ye Heavens! Adore Him! J. L. Peter's, 198
Broadway, N. Y.
45-Packard n Monthly for August has the
following excellent table of contents : Im
perialism in America, by Edward
lard; Music (Poem), by Caleb Dunn ; Court
and Wedding of Gen. Tom Thumb and
Levinia Warren, by P. T. Barnuni*
Reapers (poem), by Nathan D. Urner; Chas.
Rende at home, by Celia Logan Kellogg*
Tne boot-blacks of New York, by Rutledge ;
What to look for in t he solar eclipse, by Gus
tavus Frankenstein; Puren ni el Thoughts
(poem), by W. A. 81gourney; Home things
about some writers; (second article); Past
Hope (poem), by Mrs. Denison ; Lola Mon
tez, by Mrs.Shepard*, The grave no resting
Twilu fw'fha
Address B. 8.
A. Pol
EUitorlol Department. A
HARD, U37 Broadwaj, N. Y.
*3~Tbc Total Eclipse of the Sun has a good
deal to do with the Au | ust uumber of tiie
Riverside, not however/to make it in the
least bit less bright tha t usual. The front
ispiece is a finely tinted 1 view of the sky ns
it is to look on the day of tho eclipse, with
the position oftheplanctH that will ho visible
carefully marked. The article accompany
ing rtïv picture is a clear and concise account
of the Sun, further illustrated by engravings
and young observers are shown what to ex
pect and look tor during the eclipse. Then
the wonderful little artists, whom Anne./
vernal! tells atioui, come out strong wit li p
turcs to the story " Lucky's Visitor.'' The
editor l>eglns, under the title "The Htory of
a Book" a description of the various procès
of book-making from composition
binding' First .School Day of a Little Qua
ker cuds happily. Mr. Benjamin, who told
last month how* a sail-boat was rigged, now
tells how it is managed. There is a farcical
tale of a Three Tailed Monkey,
Two of my Squirrels, some pretty poetry, a
variety of other stories, nnd an unusually
Sarge installment of games, riddles, and tiie
like. Published by Hurd and Houghton, N.
«count of
*^-The Lady's Friend for August. The Au
f aut number of Mils "Queen of the niontli
ics" is adorned with a beautiful steel engra
ving of two youthful lovers, "Paul and Vir
ginia"—a doubled-pnged and handsomely
colored Fashion Plate, containing the latest
Paris tdyles—a picture of Maidenhood, in il
lustration of Iiongfellow's sweet poem—and
the usual number of miscellaneous e
Ings, illustrating
ren's fashions, n_,
and walking toilets, Ac.. Ae
sea-skie eostumos,
atn, head-dreoses, dinner
....« .The music of
this month is a ballad, Tho Rose of Erin.,—
The liter
blew ;
Heart Complaint," by Una
Chords, by A. M. Dana, and Bitter or . J |■
by Florence Percy. Those fascinating nove
lets, Roland Yorke; or, Done in Passion, by
Mrs. Henry Wood, and Between T
Miss Elizabeth Prescott,
iter .ry contents
Somebody Good, by Madge Carrol; the
♦ " hv i.no. Loeke; Jarring
or Sweet,
An III Wind that
—-, by
glad to see that tho editor, in her
usual sensible way, objects decidedly to tho
high-heel foJIy. Published by Deacon A Pe
, 310 Walnut Street Philadelphia, at
82.50 a year (which also includes a large steel
engraving.) Four copies, $rt. Five copies
(and one gratis), 88* Tne Lady's Friend and
The Saturday Evening Post" (nnd one
graving,) 84.00. Hpueiincn nembers sent for
C-cruiau Settlement»«.
German sett lemon Is, it is rejwrtcd,
about being made in Palestine.
under the guidance of Christopher
founder of the "Community
£# for'n°.£
sionary purposes. Tho oniigrants nro
•elected by iltq "Comm it toe of tho El
dor * of the Temple," nnd
nocount of their fitness for missionary
work, nnd noton acconnt of thoir worlif
ly means. Huiailcommunities, oonipos
H certain number of fhinilies, are
ty. Hoffman, the chief mover in this
enterprise, lias recently visited Carmel,
w ^'. r ® tbe Aineiioan settlement suffered
auch terrible calamities in 1868. but does
not seem to be discouraged from carry
iog out his plans.
chosen on
Our Washington Letter.
Washington, D. C., July 20,1809.
The Typographical Union here (101),
at their meeting last Saturday, voted to
allow the Government Printing Office
to have 29 apprentices—the number de
termined upon by the Supeiintendent—
instead of 10, the allowance. Tho final
vote stood 210 to 29. The Black Douglass
matter is put over to a January meeting*
Meantime ho will coutinue to work on
his card. M r. Clapp cannot fail to have
the wbolo practical and moral senso of
the entire nation with him on both ques
tions. I am ashamed of the printers
who can deny those plainest rights. A
poor widow's son, I went into a printing
office as the " poor boy's college," and»
although I didn't go through an appren
ticcship, I have set up a great many
typos, and always found a printing
office a source of information and a pro
moter of reflection. I bavo considered
myself, if not of the craft, a near relation
to it ; and I liavo taken pride in the su
perior intelligence, as I supposed, of the
fraternity. It is therefore a mortifying
disappointment to me to see printers, iu
a deliberate assembly, after their atten
tion had been called to the matter, and
their minds sharpened upon it, go al
most to a man—except such ms have a
direct interest in going the opposite way
—dead against all the light of tho ago.
Is it possible that printers, through
whom all light must come to the rest of
the world, will declino all illumination
of themselvos ?
Sec'y Fish permits the landing of the
Frencli cable, subject to Congress.
The Washington Sängerbund having
been awarded the grand prize piano for
their singing at the recont Sungerfost In
Baltimore, were received by delegations
of several German societies, at the rail
road station here, on their return Thurs
day afternoon, and escorted through our
streets, post the Executive Mansion, the
piano in procession on a decorated wag
drawn by four horses, in triumphant
style, finally arriving at the hall where
refreshments were waiting to be served.
Before reaching tho edible entertain
ment, the piano had been discharged at
another hall und a musical entertuin
ment furnished out of it by Cap pell
Meister Tschirch, who had come from
Germany to represent 80,000 singers in
the Sangerfest; and the first tune he
played on the instrument, and the first
piece he sung was " America."
I had a chance meeting with J. O. Ilar
ris, Esq., Sheriff of Atlanta, Ga. f on the
19th inst. He is a native of Culpepper,
Va., and was a Douglass Democrat in
1800, and always was opposed to seces
sion, but as a Southern man, sympa
thy zed with the South in her struggle
once it had commenced. He gave a very
encouraging uccount of the condition
and prospects in his city and vicinity.
Northern capital nnd enterprise had, ho
said, some in and doue a great deal o*
good. Manufactures were largely in
troduced. Tho Southern peoplo were
adapting themselves to the new situa
tion, taking to work with their own
heads and iiands, and seeking the most
improved machinery, tools and methods
The city had grown with an amazing
rapidity since the surrender—from 4,000
to 40,000.
to 40,000.
Secretary Boutwell hsis given out that
no moro appointments will bo made in
the Treasury Department; applicants
to govern themselves accordingly.
II. L. Fisher, a clerk in the Internal
Revenue Office, was found by the police,
11 o'clock Friday night, lying
sidowalk just breathing his last, lie
expired as tho officers attempted to
raise him. Ills parents reside iu Wa
tertown, N. Y. lie was 33 years old
and uumarried. In health he
handsome. He contracted
111 «
. ..
robattou of personal vices, and Mr.
Fi,,her ,,,,d lattCrl - v bpen ,r 5' in B t0 di,nin '
>*b his potations by degrees—believing
that sudden and total abstinence would
wns very
diarrhea while in the army against Hie
rebellion, and drank spirits as a tempo
rary remedy until un appetite formed was
and became unmanageable. Secretary
Boutwell is a very Puritan in stern rop
bo sure death—under tho warning that
the Secretary would loci obliged to dis
penso with hint if the habit was persist
ed in. But, poor follow ! he was too fur
gone.. Much ns he prized his situation
—for a» he said, he dkln t know what in
tho world else he could do for a living,
so far had his disease and rum together
carried hink down towards his grave—
he couldn't reform. lie had beendrink
ihg that day, and had wandered out of
his way, and probably had exhausted
his short stock of vitality in the unusual
exert km a»d excessive heat. Well, the
event has anticipated the expectation of
himself and fellow-clerks but a little.—
They nnd he said, he would not need bis
situation long. Notwithstanding liis
extremely debilitntodcondition, and the
delusive habit with which he was cheat
ing himself—and, I boiiovo, by his phy
sician's advice, too—he was a faithful,
efficient clerk; and "none knew him
but to lovo him." May God bless this
young citizen soldier in, we trust, this
his promotion, und new and happier
field of duty.
Edward Bobb, son of Hon. Wm. Bobb,
ex Gov. of Ohio, has just resigned his
position of Examiner in the Patent Of
fice, to take part with his father nnd
brother in the management of an im
mense furin in Illinois. They are
Welsh stock, and a transplanted Welsh
man was never yet knowu to fail. Be
ing of that stock mvself Los nothing to
do with this good opinion on my part.—
of course not !
A man by the name of Barclay, aged
79 years, a clerk hero iu the Treasury
Department, has recently got into no
tico, by way of a dangerous illness, as
linviug entered that Department üô years
ago, and huving been longer in the ser
vice Hum any other living man. God
forgive him.
It having been reported that two of
lute Chief Justice Taney's daughters
dismissed from employment they
had had in the Interior Department,
somebody has seen fit to state in cor
rection, that the ladies doclined to go to
the Department to do the writing, when
it was no longer givan out to be done
outside. And this correction is made iu
deprecation of tbe appearance of pro
scription. Bah! There isn't a thou
sandth part work enough for the dead
soldiers' widows, mothers, and ctangh
Now, who will say that
Julgo Tanoy's two duugliter's shall
have preference over u choice among
these? If not, then they must vacate,
of course.
ters, to do.
Chinese Exhibition.
A Company of Chinese athletes aston
ished the people of San Francisco, re
cently, with an exhibition of their agili
ty^ About ifiof them appeared on the
amid the din and clangor of gongs
kettle-druuis. They first fought a
sham battle with swords, cleavers, pole
axes, lances, and short knives. The
fencing was very rapid, and each tighter
was an expert. Still, one warrior stood
against a host. He disarmed his an
tugonistn fast astliey came; hurled them
them, hewed
hacked them
with brood axes, hacked them with
swords, butted them with his lioud,
kicked them in the breast with both feet
at onoe, and yet found time to execute
hand-springs und vaultiug soinersalts
among them as ho fought. At last he
vanquished all his foes, the half uaked
rascals took to flight. Ho pursued. Some
rough tablos were ranged along the front
of tlio stago to represent hedges, rocks,
io£H and banks, which must oostnict
pursued and pursuer alike. Tho run
ners vaulted the tables, turning lofty
somersaults over each, and landing iu
dirtereutly on their feet, hands heads
backs, us the case might be, and that
too, on a hard stage, covered only with
a few strips of matting. Tho victorious
tighter, a spend id acrobat, was always
alter them. Several times one of his
foes would turn and face hiui, when he
would bound high in the air, and plung
ing down, plant both feet in the breast of
his adversary with such force as to send
head long across tho stage. Ttio
Alta says that if evur a troupe of these
sturdy and well trained athletes were
put to a fair test of physical activity und
strength, they could handle a regiment
of the lazy, lank, limbed, whisky-sod
den ruffians and cowards who make a
pustimo of stoning, beating und throw
ing atamt Chinamen in tho public streets
of this city.
stage ijXahhad
about tho
thorn with
Two Meal* n Ray.
lf anj- man or woman of forty-five
or over, not engaged in hard natural la
bor. especially tlio £tudious, sedentary
1 in door livers, would take but two
meals a day for one month, tiie second
not being later than three in the after
noon, and absolutely nothing afterwards,
except it might lie in some oa«os an
orange, or lemon, or cup of warm drink,
tea, broma, sugar water, or ice
cream, tlmro would be such a change
for tho better in the way of sound sleep,
a feeling on waking of having rested, an
appetite for break fust, a buoyance of
disposition during the day, with a geni
ality ot temper and manner that few,
except the animal and the glutton,
Id be willing to go buck to the fish
pots of Egypt.
"Ben Wade," as be is frequently call
ed, one ol the political lions of the west,
has taken but two meals a day for twen
ty years. and if all sedentary persons
those who are in door a greater part of
their time, would alter the ago of ioriy
11 veobserve tlio same Inflexible rule,
there can be no doubt, other things be
ing equal, that long years of happy ex
emption from the ordinary ills of life
would be the result. The reason is
that the stomach would have time to
rest, for recuperation and would thus
he able to perform its part more tho
roughly, making purer blood, giving
better sleep and securing good appetite
for breakfast. Lc^ any man trvitfor
toil days, taking the second meal seven
hours "alter the first, and abandon the
practice if he can.— Ildll's Journal of
A prototype of these leaders of the
Democratic party who cannot compre
hend that some things have pasted away,
is found by the New York Sun in tne
story "of a deacon who lived in tho good
old days when everybody on the easirrn
s de of the Hudson drank New Eng
land rum. This deacon wus accustomed
for the space of fifty years to take liis
eleven o'clock and four o'clock refresher
of that orthodox bovcriige. At these pre
cise hours lie was wont to go to the well,
and with the old oukcu bucko! that hïi"ô
from the auDque sweep draw a pail of
water to cool and molify'Iiis morning and
evening dram. In process of time, full
of years nnd honors, the deacon was
gathered to his fathers. But the well
sweep still lived ; and such was the force
of habit upon it, coupled with its inca
pacity to forget anything it had once
learned, that for long years alter the
-•as dead the well-sweep con
tinued to go up and down so regularly
at eleven and four o'clock that all the
tools in the neighborhood set their
watches by it. Ho it is with the leaders
of the Democratic party. Forgetting
that negro slavery and all its concomi
tants. and tho Calhoun dogma of State
Rights and all its sequences, are as dead
as tho Connecticut deacon, they go up
and down the gamut of their praises
with the regularity of his well-sweep,
while many of thoir deluded followers
keep step with the music.
The Franco-American Cable.
The Franco-American Cable.
The oconn Cable was spliced to tiie
shore end last Wednesday ny the stea
mer William Curry. The cause erf the
failure to splico on Tuesday was that the
shore end was lost. The buoy was easi
ly found, but when t»ken up it was dis
covered that the Cable was detached,
and it was therefore necessary to grap
ple for it. Directly the spliee wus made,
tho instruments and the full staff' of
operators were sent on shore, and com
munication was soon opened with Brest.
Sir James Anderson, the commander of
the Great Eastern, had brought with
him a sealed message which had
been prepared by the Emperor Na
poleon ; and the purport of which was
to remain unknown until it was opened
on this side tho Atlantic upon the com
pletion of the Cable, when the message
was to be sect to tho Emperor over the
wires, in order thut he mightthus judge
of tho accuracy of tho transmission.
This message
Wednesday. The laying of the shore
end oi the American pari ot tho line was
begun on Thursday. Tho Brest Cable,
by its satisfactory response to all tests,
is thought to be the best cable yet luid
sent to France last
Miss Ida Lewis, the young woman
who skves ship-wrecked marin, rs at
Newport, R. I., has bocome such u lion
ess that last week she had, one day, a
hundred visitors, and another day. a
hundred and fifty. Of course, she lias
time to do anything except to re
çoive thosft ^yho co me to look at her.—
To crown all, ltli stated in the newspa
pers that somebody is "engaged upon
qer su tibiography written by somebody
else is certapily a literary novelty,
course, after the publieatiod of this vol
ume, Miss Lewi's visitors wi.l be more
numerous than eqer ; and our Hdvico to
lier is to charge a reasonable fee for ad
mission to her house. That will thin
tho ciowd wondorfuilo.— N t Y. Tribune.
.The ladies of Vernon, Mich., lately
caused the saloons nnd other places
where liquor was sold in thut place to
be closed. In consequence of this move
ment the proprietors
of the village shut
of the hotels of the
their doors against
travellers and persons visiting the
place. The Indies immediately opened
their houses to the public; barns were
rented and oats wero bought, and travel
lers were entertained handsomely.
Prosecutions were also commenced
against Honor sellors. The ladies con
quered. In a short time the hotel doors
were thrown wide open, displaying a
"dry end empty bar."
A Novero Tornado on L ike Pepin.
The first tornado ever seen at I»akc
Pepin by any of the prevent inhabitants
passed over (lie lake last week. It rose
on the highlands between the Head's
Landing and West Albany roads, came
over tin» edge of the bluff back of Min
now Lake, near Mr. O'Hara s house, and
struck Lake Pepin about a mile below
Lake City, n short distance below Min
now-lake bridge. Its track was about
three hundred yards wide. When It
descended the steep bluff towards Min
now Lake the declivity was swept of its
brush and saplings, and the ground
scraped ns if ten thousand elephants had
slid down there on their haunches. As
it passed over the flat towards the Inke,
tree«, fences, telegraph poles and wires
wero gathered up iuto the air and hurled
in all directions.
The Luke City Leader says : M We
flrst saw the tornado as it wus whirling
out upon Lake Pepin. Our attention
was arrested by hearing a hoarse and
uwlul tear, drowning the noise of the
thunder storm that was thon passing
over the town. Looking southward we
saw a huge egg-shaped cloud whirling
at an altitude of say two hundred yards
Its position was ttieu diagonal, with tlio
small end inclining downwards. The
roar of it was terrible. When it had
passed out upon the lake it assumed a
more upright positiou, sank a little, nud
commenced drawing up the waters to
meet it; nud for some fifteen minutes,
about tho time of its passage ucross the
lake, the waters over a space about a
hundred feet in diameter, were whirling
and rising inspirai form with a violence
and commotion that was uwful to bo
hold. The spray and mist, mixed with
the clouds of dust carried bv the whirl
wind from t he shore, gave the scene the
appeurunce of a lake on lire. As it ucured
the opposite shore tho cloud took the
perfect tunnel shape of tho ocean water
spout, standing iu a perpendicular po
Leaving the lake, it swept the waters
out upon the beach for a distance of
thirty yards, in waves twenty feet above
the ordinary level of the lake. It struck
lingua Creek flatly in the mouth, and as
it rose to ciimb the bluff and pass over
into Bogus Valley, the trees that it lift
ed from the blurt' side were distinctly
seen from Lake City, four miles distant,
sailing away in tbc tornado, four or live
hundred feet up from the ground,
right wing of the tornado swept to tho
loft of Mr. White's house, being turned
by the heavy timbor. Tue left pained
er the point of the bluff, and the whole
crossed Bogus Creelc below the mill,
climbed the opposite blurts, and swept
mV' ay across iho highlands towards
PIumbCreek.Fortamueiy tnere were but
but few houses in it- way where crossed
Bogus Valley, for ruin v
Everything fell l eforo it.
blown away, the largost trees torn up or
broken into splinters. One solid while
oak, two lcet and a half through, was
twisted completely off.
i in its track.
Fences were
Dlstlngnlslied Men of Color in France
At the head of t e men of color at the
present day celebrated in France, is Al
exandre Dumas. He is himself a nati
ud tbe
of a celebrated
of France
general. Among literury men who are
inulattoes are, also,
Eugene Chapus, a native of Gauduloupe,
a pleasing and refined writer, at present
principal editor of the journal Le Sport
Française ; M. Felieien Mallefille,
man cor and dramatist, author of the
" Memoirs de Don Juan Les Sept En
fants de Lara." and a comedy entitled,
" Le Cœur et la Dot," which, since 1853,
has held a positiou upon the hoards of
tho Cotnedle Française; M. Auguste
lier of tho Legh
pal editor of tho lievue Européenne ; M.
Victor Séjour, a native of New Orleans,
a dramatic author of considerable celeb
rity, and an officer of tho Legion of Hon
or) M. Mel vit Itloucourt, a tnostugro^M
ble, pleasing writer, whose arti|i|flj^H|
either negroes
distinguished poet, eheva
of Honor, and princi
pqpr in the Courier du JJiin0
whi h be has recently published a re
markable article iipou Ilayti. The foun
der of the Journal îles Ecoles, M. Blon -
court, while still a student, defended the
cause of enfranchised slaves against the
colonial read ion. M. Blonoourt has re
cently written for the Biographie Uni
verselle Wm lives of cole bra ted men of
color in nil countries.
M. Alexandre Dumas (the younger),
author of the celebrated "Daine aux Ch
melliMi," " Diane de Lys," etc., boars
evidont marks of his origin and race. M.
Carabv, of New Orleans, is ono of the
next brilliant advocates of the bar of
Paris. M. White, of Cuba, the sou ofu
negress, received the first prize us a vio
linist from tho Conservatoire do Musi
que in 1850. M. de la Nux, also the P 3 *s
«essor of a first prize fr
toire is a pianist of great skill and celeb
In the French army, at this time, ore
■several men of color, among them M.
nique, colonel of nrtillory, and chevalier
of the Legion of Honor; M. Lozare de
Lance, captain of cuirassiers; M, Guil
lot Roux, captain of zouaves ; M. llous
caron, lieutenant in »he line ; M. Bevilie,
lieutenant of hussars, and M. Be res cap
tain in tho French navy. The ecclesias
tical profession also contains many men
of color, some of thorn of celebrity; and
among these M. Alfred Labory, director
of the Frereside la Doctrine Chrétienne,
of Floermel, and M. Langlume, mission
ary to Senegal.
the Conscrva
elevo of the Ecole Polyteeh
Romantic Marriage.
Thirty-three Ye ns Engaged,— On Sun
day last, Miss Matilda Griffith, who has
long been a respected resident of Green
ville, 8. C., and Mr. John Grant, of Iro
laud, were married ut the residence of
I he former by Rev. E. T. Bui&t, U. D.
The incident is a pleasing one; a roman
tic history attaches. Thirty-three years
liavo fled since the parties became en
gaged, nor have they seen each other in
that time, and during a long portion of
it wero ignorant of each other's where
They wero both attached when mere
children, in their native Ireland; but
when the engagement became knowri
the families of both were opposed to ii
from opposite religious views, and that
of Miss Griffith contrived to send her
against lier will, to the United States.
Mr. Grant, all disconsolate, enlisted
in tho British army, not being aware at
flrst whither the lady halgono.
His career os asoiuiei continued twen
ty-six years; in the meantime he fought
through the terriblo Sepoy rebellion in
India, muking as many hairbreadth es
capes "in the imminent daily breaches"
as Othello. He returned to
some three or four years ago, and having
iu tho meantime had some correspon
deneo with the lady by letter—for bis de
votion never faltered—sailed for this
country. She was on her voygq at the
sumo time to old Ireland, and the ships,
passod each other. Ho found his way to
the great west ; and having been prostra
ted by oholcru, and losing the moans
brought with him, he went to Montana
to recruit.
Last Friday he arrived by the cars in
Greenville, suddenly and unheralded,
and forthwith sought the house of Miss
Griffith, who knew him instantly
sight, but he did not recognize her in the
had changed from
the fragile girl to the mature wotnau.
Of course she was agitated and over-joy
ed as he was, and, there being no longer
any impediment, an immediate marriage
determined on. The result w
their union on Sunday, as before stated.
Greenville S. (7. Enterprise lüth ult.
same manner, for she
.It lias been found necessary, in con
sequence of a weakness for making
speeches on the part of the very itiner
ant Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
of the United States, to issue a bulletin
announcing that these speeches mean
nothing, and that all the talk about his
siding with this party or that iu the
South has no foundation in tact. This
is refreshing news for such hot weather.
The Chicago Tribune thinks the ap
pointment of the Quakers hs Indian A
gents a success, and says : " One of the
Indian Superintendents. Mr. Jan
Virginia Friend, bus just had a
trial with the Pawnees. A predatory
band of that tribe, while out on a rob
bing expedition,overtook and murdered
a white man, throwing liU body into tbe
The Superintendent, upon reaching
his agency, notitlod ilia tribe that the
murderers must be brought for triul and
punishment. Tho tribe delayed, and
for a long time refused. But Mr. Jan
noy suspended all payments of annui
ties, and remained inexorable to all the
Indians pleas and evasions. The result
that the Indians had to y'eld.
They surrendered six of tlie men, nnd
recalled tho roving plunderers. The
new policy is Well commenced. The
old fallacy of treating each tribe of In
dians as a foreign nation is to be aban
doned, and the Indians are hereafter to
be held personally responsible for their
misdoings, and punished accordingly.—
Justice and firmness are required to en
force this policy and to make it success
ful ; and we trust the new commission
ers, whose education and convictions
peculiarly fit thorn to carry out such a
policy, will have every aid and oppor
tunity to bring the Indians into subjec
tion to it."
ney, a
The Indiana.
Gen. Carr won a decided victory on
tho 11th instant. Over 400 horses nnd
mules were captured, with a largo quan
tity of powder, and nearly live tons of
dried buffalo moat. Among the killed
is tiie noted Chief "Standing Bull."
About 9900 was found in tlio camp,
which was given to Mrs. Weizel a white
woman who was recaptured. This was
the same body of Indians who last year
fought Gen. Forsyth, and recently com
mitted the depredations in K
Lieut., Beecher of the Pawnee Scouts
reports the meeting a small number of
Sioux Indians on the Republican River.
Three of them were killed,
wounded. A Helena, Montana, dispatch
says that Major-Gen. Eastman
thbr man were attacked and wounded
on the lGth inst., a few miles from Fort
Benton. When the wounded men
rived at Fort Benton the citizens became
oxcitcd, and killed three Indians who
wero iu tho town.
Vincent Collyor. Secretary to the
United States Indian Commissions,
organized at Cooper Institute a year
ago, left the City of New York on tho
15th of February, and has been absent
five months. lie says he visited and
closely inspected 31 tribes in their wig
warns and native homos, numbering
nearly 63,000 souls, Iocs ted in Kansas,
tho Indian Territory, Texas, New-Mexi
co, Arizona, and Colorado. He lias trav
eled 400 miles on foot, 250 on horseback,
2,400 by stages, and 3,704 by railroad ;
total 5,754 miles. Some of tbe tribes are
the most warlike and troublesome in the
country ; others the more civilized.
Among them all he was well received,
and iu many ease? with marked hospi
tality. In nearly all tiie tribes visited
school teachers and farming tools were
found, and in tiie journey ho did not sco
a case of drunkenness, witness sceno of
and three
c. ano
hear a blasphemous Word by
Indian. Ho believes that by pa
tient efforts all the tribes can bo civilized,
and that iu less than two years wo will
have heard tho last of "Indian outrage."
A deep religious feeling pervaded Hourly
all their conversation and councils.
Tiie Future Hrnkcsmnn.
Listen for the voice of tho future
brakesman. Day after day nil the con
tinental journey, will he open Itis door
and shout to sleepy passengers:
"Chicago. Change cars for New Or
leans and Luke Superior.
"Missouri ltiver. Change cars for
Saskatchewan, Kansas Cdy and Gul
" Rocky Mountains. Change cars for
Mexico, and all points on the Northern
and Southern Pacific. Railroads.
" Greai Suit Lake—twenty minutes for
dinner. Change cars for Fort Benton,
British Columbia, Big Canon of the
Colorado, Panuruu, Lima and Valpa
"Sierra Nevada. Change cars for
Owyhee, Columbia river, Puget Hound,
Sitka and Katnschatka.
"Han Francisco. Passengers for New
Zealand, Honolulu, Melbourne, Yoko
liamu, Kong, and all oilier points in
Asia, Africa; and Uropc, will keep their
seats till landed on the wharf of tho dai
ly line of the Pacific Mail Steamships
Company. Baggage checked through
to Pekin, Calcutta, Grand Cairo, Con
stantinople, St. Petersburg, Paris, Liv
erpool."— From Dicharnson's " Beyond
The Mississippi.'*
The Lake Superior Region.
prospect ot the early completion
Luke Superior and Mississippi
of tho
Railroad, is awaking tho interests over
the entire head of the lake. Already tiie
mining matters on tho north shore are
receiving great attention. Several ex
ploring parties have started to tlio field,
and during tho post week largo tracts of
mineral lands located down the north
shore have been purchased from the
Governments. Lauds at the entrances
of all the small rivers on tho south shore
of tike lake a
fishing purposes.
Mr. G. 11. Mason nnd E. M. Slmyer,
experienced fishermen from Green Bay,
have started extensive fisheries near tiie
mouth oi Brule river, twenty-five miles
down Hie lako on the south shore. Tlio
are building tiicir houses, and have u
ready in opeVaticii three "pound nets."
Messrs. Mi son A Shaver employ alrea
dy a considerable number of men, und
bave capital enough to carry on business
on a large scale.— Duluth Mnnesotian.
being sought after for
The Fenians.
Washington, July 21. —Colonol War
ren, representing the Fenians imprison
ed in England, called to-day upon Se
cretaries Boutwell and Robeson and At
torney Geuerul Hoar, and laid the case
before them, with a view to secure their
aid when tho subject comes before the
Cabinet, ns it is expected it will when
the President returns.
Colonel Warren found Messrs. Bout
weil and Uobeuson favorably disposed,
and got from them a promise to give the
matter their attention and
Cabinet. Mr. Hoar, however, gave it as
his opinion that Warren, Costello and
their associates had no business in
Ireland, and that as Fenians generally
were engaged in an unlawful enterprise,
they could not expect any aid or sympa
thy from the United States.
pport in Hie
New Liquor Law in Massachusetts.
It will bo recollected that
few days
since the State Police of Massachusetts
commenced to enforce the new liquor
law, end that in private club rooms, to
which only members having keys are
admitted can be found tho coveted bevo
rage. A fact having little apparent
nection with this is that many non-sub
scribers to tbe Mercantile Reading
Room in this city bave b**
it of visiting the room on Sundays, and
it was proposed to have the door locked
against them. The librarian accordingly
ordered in Boston a spring lock witn
fifty key» for members. He has waited
some time, and no lock and keys have
come. In answer to repeated inquiries
for a reason, at last tho agent writes that
tbe demand is
not been able to fi
in the bub
great, and they have
orders. This is ac
panied by an encouragement to pa
tionc*, because their patron must recol
lect that the liquor law is being enforced
in Boston ns well us in Muire, and that
club rooms are their only reliance.—
Bangor Whig.
.The reich growers are already
engaged iu picking and shipping fruit.
mutons of youth.
A gentleman who suffered for voars from
Nervous Debility, Premature D< ciy, aiul all
the effects of youthful Indiscret on,Will, for
the sake of suffering humanity, send free to
all who need it, tho receipt and directions
king he simple remedy by which lie
the cured. Hnfferera wishing to profit by
tiie advertiser's experience, can do so by ad
dressing, tn perfect confldenco.
John B. Ogden.
No. 42 Cedar street, New York.
Theadvertlser having boon restored to health
in a few weeks, by a very simple remedy, af
ter having suffered several years with a se
imig affection, of that dread disease—
Consumption—Is anxions to make known to
his fellow-sufferers the means oi
To all who desire it, he will send a copy ot
the prescription used—free of charge,—will»
the directions for preparing and using tho
same, which they will And u sur* Cork for
Consumption, Asthma. Bronchitis, etc.—
The object of the advertiser in sending the
Prescription Is to benefit the afflicted, and
spread information which
invaluable; and lie hopes every sufferer will
try his remedy, as It will cost them nothing,
and may prove a blessing.
Parties wishing the prescription will please
address Rev. Edwsrdf A. Wlhou,
Williamsburg, Kings County, N. Y.
he conceives tobe
treated with the utmoit success, by J.
s a aus, M. D.. and Professor of Disease* of
I tn the Medical
? years erjnrrl
the Eye and Ear; (his specialty)
Colleye of Pennsylvania , luelvt
.(formerly of Leyden, Holland,) Nö. 805
Arch Street, Philad'a. Testimonials can bo
seen at Ids offlee. Tho medical faculty are
invited to accompany their patients, us ho
has no secrets in ills practice. Artificial eyes
ins. Med without pain,
No charge for
T lio MlsHlsquoi POWDER
actually cures Cancer and Hcrofulous
diseases of the Hkln. Hee report to L. I.
Medical Society, ami statements of Physl
clans in eiiculur, sent free on npp
CHAH. A. DUBOIS, Gen'l Agent,
P. O. Box 10-54». 182 Pearl St., N. Y.
Mention to
Flour and Feed Store
hand, Wholcsnld nud Rc
Paid for all kinds of GRAIN.
Commerce, opposite Market Street,
Smyrna, Del.
»®OXt» 3 ]ir Z
$20 REWARD !
Stolen from the subscriber, near Mary del l,
Delaware, ON FRIDAY evening, July 10th,
1801», a
4 years old lost Spring, rather heavy built,
black mane and tall, in goodcondition, broad
between the eyes, rather dish face, no shoes
on, but has been shod on front foot, u splen
did driver, and carries up well. The alxivu
reward will be paid for the approheusU
tho thief or return of the horse to the subscri
ji'LY 2ft, I860.
Mnrphoy A Parry's Family Flour bbl. S7,io
Brandywine Flour bill
Wheat, white, new/fi Int,
Corn, yellow c* bu.
" while m bu.
Oats "ft mi
7 00
1 60
I i.
I <»>
1 in
■ 1 *
2 .'>0
Clover Heed '# bu.
illy Marketing-.
Pork, V ewt
Potatoes, no
Eggs ü» do» ,
Hotter V lb
«• Im.
H uns ÿ lb
" Shoulders » lb..
" Sides -p lb.
Lard ft !b.
Muckcrul, No. 3, t* bbl
Herring, new
Shad, bbl..
• r >
12 0 .»
V bb
Usurious Rates tor .Honey.
The Now York c »rrespondent of tho
Philadelphia ledger, writes:
"it turns ont to bu true that the direc
tors of sev.aral of the most prominent
national banks, together with sundry
stock brokers, have roceivod a summon «
from District Attorney to appear before
the grand jury, to testify concerning cer
tain complaints that have been made
against tho lenders of money at
rates. Tho fact is making a great Hotter
in Wallstreet; but everywhere, beyond
the mere speculators' circle, tho hope is
expressed that now, that tho district at
torney has taken these gentry in hand,
he will not halt till hegivesthem to under
stand that a persistence in their unlaw
ful combinations to make niouoy scarce,
will land them iu the Htate prison or
There can no longer bo doubt at home
or abroad that the American Govern
ment means to perform its unpleasant
duty of neutrality with something liko
grim earnest. On Monday night, with
a company of marines and sailors, Mar
shal Barlow captured a party of fifty
Cuban recruits, and lodged them in Lu
iayolte, whence, we are glad to hear,
they will soon go free. The loss of this
bund is depressing to the locul energies
of the Cuban cause, and, to udd to its
ravity, we understand that the Cuban
unta iiave mysteriously disappeared.
Their work will probably make their
whereabouts known aguin.— N. Y. 'Tri
bune . .
W. W. Rumford, Tule, Tulare Coun
ty, Cal. : I have discovered a remedy
..gainst the grasshopper that so far
seems perfect ior the protection of trees.
Train them up four or five feet from tlio
ground, then put a disc of smooth tin,
funnel shaped, just benerth the lowest
brauch, large end downward. If the
bark of tbe trunk is tender protest with
muttiug. The grasshopper does not
jump high,
but crawls up the tree or
stalk of a plant. In this way they will
go to the top of a telegraph pole. I also
navo some small trees ft>rotccted by
gauze netting.
. Col. C. G. Hammond, who was ap
E oiutcd General Huperinteudent of tbe
tatou Pacific Kaihoad, has accept
ed tho position on condition that tho
differences with the Centrai Pacific Rail
road be compromised, so as to admit of
good service to the public, and fair rates
be established. The companies have
agreed to carry fruit to New York at
five coûts per pound, currency ; also, to
furnish emigrant trains at $50 per pas
senger from New York, aud $38 from
.The sugar seizures in New Orleans
have been appraised ou a gold basis at
nearly $200.000. uud bonds will be re
quired on tiie same basis,
officers express the opinion that tbe
parties will unt be able to furnish the
required bonds. A large number of ci
gars have been seized by Collector Su ck*
dale within the last few days; aoi ut
100,000, belonging to one of the heaviest
cigar importers in New Orleans wero
seized yesterday.
.At a social meeting of nej
timoré, a few days ago, t
toast was offered : "Our
daughters. May tho women of our race
never unsex themselves by becoming
The customs
roes in Bul
e fcllowin
wives an

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