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rV ADVANCE.... 8 2 00 a 60 300 uITHIN SIX M0NT11S llllllllll Af THE END OF THE YEAR INDUCEMCNTS TO CLUBS, j 3 ooples 95 09; 10 copies 115 OP; j copies 8 00; 5 copies 20 00. jjQT Subscriptloni for a shorter time than one year must be paid in advance. tfg Single copies sold at 10 cents. BLANKS Of every kind, grinted on fine paper, and for alet 91 OOoer quire, cash. Administrator') Notice. All persons having claims against the mtste of Joseph W. Carter, deceased, are hereby notified to file them, duly euthen ticated. with the Hon. Judge of the Coun ty Court of Franklin County, by the first of October next, the Insolvency of said estate having been suggested us required by law. And all persons indebted to said estate are notified to come forward and make payment to the undersigned, as no furtliennduigence win be given. LEWIS METCALFE, AdmV. Apr 19th, iy57. WINCHESTER AND ALABAMA v. RAILROAD. , The Board of Directors of ssid R. R. Com nanv have resolved to put said Rood under K. . .1. 1I.L -TT..I.. 1QM .L.I...: Contract mo tain 01 uiy, tout, uib juiuugs to be at Salem, Tennessee, on that day; and to onaldethem to prosecute the work, as they are determined to do, have this day made a cull of per shore tor tour months, paya ble the 1st of June, July, August and Septem ber rosoectively. upon the Stockholders of aid Company. The Stockholders will make navment accordingly. Those in Lincoln Coun tv will pay to J. K, Bright, Esq., and those in rranKUn l.oun'y vt ill')", r. vusit:y, cnq. V. K. STEVENSON, President. F. T. ESTILL, Secretary. may 7th tf ADMIN ISTRATOH'S AOT1CE. Having administered on the estate of John 0, Biddle, deceased, notice is hereby given to all persons indebted to siid estate to come forward and make payment immediately, as no further notice will he given. Those having claims against the estate will present them to the undersiined, duly authen ticated , within tho tinio prescribed by law. May 8 3m J. FRIZZELL, Adm'r. THE INAUGURATION. As Spring is about to be innugurated the undesigned has just received a largo a i'. splendid assortment of SPRING GOODS, a very large assortment of and Trinmings in great variety 5 an extensive ntnclt of cheap Muslins, with fine ones run ning up to one dollar por yard. Some styles of Dress Goods entirely new; Eernge, Crape de Espans Silks, Sic. Ako, a very large variety of Em broideries. He flatters himself that he has a larger and cheaper stock of Ladies' Collars linn tins ever been exhibited in the market. (Jentlemens' Summer Huts, Boots, Shoes, &e., in abundance. Linen Cottonades and Ready-made Clothes for Summer. A large stock" of Hoop Skirts, and Whalebone awd Crinulino for making them. He his also replenished his stock of OR'JSS, CHEMICALS, OILS, PAINTS, Sc'.ool and Miscellaneous BOOKS, STATIONERY, &C. YOUNG LADIES n'fending School are par:icn!arly requested to examine the stock, as they, and all others, will find a greater variety at this store than any other. In fact the Farmer, Mechanic, Teacher, Student, AND ALL OTHERS, will find nearer everything they want than is usually found in a village assortment; all of which SHALL be sold cheap for cash, or to PROMPf time dealers. Lxamine at least before you purchase, as he charges nothing for s .owintr hie stock, and then purchase where you can do the best. G. A. SHOOK. MarSO tf , , ft ADAM HANCOCK, LICENSED AUCTIONEER, WINCHESTER, TENNESSEE. Will attend promptly to all business in his line with which he may be entrusted. Winchester. October 10. 1956. ly. TTIEDICAI, NOTICE. DOCTOR CI.OPTON offers his profession al services to the citizens of Winchester and vicinity, and hopes by strict attention to his duties to merit a liberal share of patronage. Office on Main street, opposite Brooks' Ho tel? Residence one formerly occupied by A. S. Colyar. Esq. Jan 15, 1857. ly C. ITI. FARMER, AT HIS OLD STAHD, SQPTH-fUST COMTEK OF TUB jmf, f SQUARE, Winchester, wj Tennessee. Very thankful for the liberal patronage heretofore extended to him, keeps on band nd will furnish any article in cabinet furni ture at the shortest notice, either of his own manufacture or cf . factory Work. He is de termined that no one shall undersell him or ffiva more inducements for custom. Any Uide of his own make that does not prove to be such as he sells it for may be returned on bis bands. COFFINS FURNISHED t all times as cheap aa any other person will furnish them, and on the shortest notioe, and Mnt to any portion of the country without xtra charge. Hie horse that he keeps for tueh parpoMs is well known and cannot be surpassed in point of gentleness in any sonntry. July 12, 1858. If - , FOB 8ALE-ABe4Stej "olv at this office 1 Mattress marfl T H F WILLIAM J. SLATTER, VOLUME 1. From tbt Ntw York Ultr. 1.1 MS. Aidlitant lands beyond trie sea. When friend go thence, draw tilth, So Heaven, when r lend liaVe ttiither font, Draws nearer from (lie iky. And is tlinte land the dearer grow, V lien friend are Iuiik away. So Heaven llMlf, through luved ones dead, Crows dearer day by dny Heaven Is not far from thole who see Wl'h ti.e pure uplilfa nlvht, But near, and in the very hearts Of thota who tee 01 lull t. January, 1807 C. D. STUART. THE ISLAND PRINCESS. A Romance of the Old and New World. BV EMMA D. K. K. 80UTHW0RTB, Author of "The tost Holre, "The Demrtcd Wife," "Ths Mining Bride" "Hetrlhution,, Ac. CHAPTER I. AN INTERRUPTED WEDDINO. It was the first day of May, the mar riage day of Viscount Montressor of Montressor Castle, Dorsetshire, and Es telle, only daughter and heiress of Sir Parke Morelle, Hyde Hall, Devonshire. A glorious morning! the cloudless blue sky smiled down upon the Green hills and dewy dales and deep woods of Devon and tho park around the Hall was all alive and musical, with the joyous songs of birds, and the merry laughter of young men and maidens gathering to celebrate their May-day fcstial, end to do honor to the marriage of their landlord's daugh ter. The elm-shaded, winding avenue that led from the highway to the house was arched at each terminus with 0 mammoth wreath of flowers, and many wero the car riages that passed under them, on their way to assist at the wedding; and these contained only the bridesmaids, and the nearest frionds and relatives of the fami ly, whose relationship or position gave them the right to attend the bride to church; for a still more numerous party had been invited to meet her at the altdr. The villagers and tenants, grouped about under the shade ot the gnat old trees, or wandering over the green swaul 011 either side of tho avenue, watched these equip ages as they rolled on, commenting as usual on such occasions. "0, dear me! the weddings won't pass till nearly twelve! and here we are. to wait two mortal hours!" said a young; "irl to the game keeper. "nush, mv darJinc, look, hero comes his Lordship's carriage, itself, just as sure as you're the prettiest lass in the coun try." It was Lord Montressor's carriage. Early that morning a noie from his af fianced bride had been put in h s ban !? summoning liim to n private 1 .');"':,:.;; with her at the H ill. b t fo r.-.- 'v yiiciiil.i proceed ti the i-hnrHi. Surprised and filled with va . ue U!ien:.ni 5S, his lordship lost no tin:e in obeying the hehe.-t. With'n the most serluled of her suite of richly furnished apartments ot the old Hall, half-buried in the depths of a cush ioned chair, reclined the bride expectant, in bridal array. She was alone, her attendants havinsr, by her own desire, withdrawn. Estelle Morelle or "la belle Estello," "Beautifsl Stella,""the Midnight Star,'" as, for her resplendent dark beauty, she wan poetically named was at this time twenty-five years of age, anil more lovely than a poet s or an art si s ideal. Her form was of medium height, and very slender, though well-rounded, with a graceful head, over which fell rich masses of jet black silken ringlets, slia liiis a face of pure, pale olive complexion wiih large, mournful dark eyes, habitually veiled by the long, droopine lashes, and delicate, though full, curved lips, ever pa tiently closed as in silent resignation. The prevailing expression of her dark, brilliant countenance was a profound melancholy. The announcement of Miss Morelis appioaching marriage with the Viscount Montressor had created a profound sen sation in the fashionable and aristocratic circles. A peerless beauty, the only child and heiress of the oldest, wealthiest and haughtiest baronet in the West of Eng land, her henrt hud been as much the ob ject of aspiration to the youthful and ar dent, as her hand and lortune had been tha end of desire to the mercenary and ambitious. At tho early age of seven years, Es- telle had been placed at one of the first class female institutions of learning at Paris, then, as now, considered among the very best of their kind in the world, and there had been left to remain until her sixteenth year, when the sudden and calamitous bresking up of the institution, and her own severe illness, had occasion ed her removal. That illness had been attended with narked changes it the Constitution and temperament of the young girl. Estelle, previously the most csreless, light hearted and capricious of children, lft her chamber of convalescence a sub dued, thoughtful, melancholy woman! The laughing lips of girlhood closed in patient sadness; the sparkling eyes sheath ed their beams under long, shsdowy lash es, now seldom lifted; the silvery, elastic voire sank into deep and thrilling ton's; HOME PUBLISHED WINCHESTER TENN., MAY 29, 1857, tho free, glad motions were measured and control loil. She never entered another school, but completed her education, under tho best masters, at home. To dissipate what was considered a transient melancholy, her parents traveled with her over Eu rope, pausing at each capital and chief town, to show her all that was. interesting and instructive But though their daugh ter repaid thoir attentions with the sweet est gratitude, and obeyed them with tho gentlest docility, she showed no interest in tho passing scenes. And though eve rywhere her extreme beauty and sweet ness of disposition, not li'ss than her for tune and position, drew around her many friends end admirers, Estelle remained alono in her isolated thoughts and feel ings. Every most distinguished physi cian in Europe ha I boen consulted upon her case, and the result of their wisdom was a decision that this melancholy was not tho e fleet of ill health, still less of secret sorrow, but that it was a consti tutional phase that would probably pass away with maturing years. They returned to England, presented their daughter at court, and introduced her into all tho gaieties of fashionable life. But with no happy effect upon the spirits of Estelle, who remained pro foundly unmoved amid the eclut that greeted hercu. Her picturesque beau ty was the theme ol all tonues her mournful glance was fascinating her deep tones thrilling her touch magnetic; all felt her power, yet she whr could move all others, remained unimpressed. She who sought no conquests, for that very reason, perhaps, made many. A peer and two commoners, in succession, laid their fortunes at her feet, and were in turn kindly and firmly rejected. So passed hor first season in London, at the close ol which her parents took her down to their seat in Devonshire. Here, in her thoughtful, q jiet, unostenta tious manner, she engaged in works of benevolenco among the villagers and the tenantry. And her father, hoping much from this employment, gave her full lib erty of action, and smiled to see that she seemed less pensive than befoie. At the beginning of the parliamentary term, the family went up to Loudon. And it was here ;n her second season in town that Estelle formed the acquaintance of Lord Montressor, a young nobleman but lately acceded to his lilies and estates, but already known as a man of tho most high-toned moral and intellectual excel lence, as a righteous, as well as a rising statesman, and ,s one who, in the event of a change of ministry, would ba likely to fill a hih oilicial position in His Ma jesty's cabinet. Aside from the glare of nuk nn 1 wealth and nower, Charles Mon : r j -s ' r was a glorious specimen of the Creator's workmanship. Above the av erage sia-.idar! of hei.:ht am nig his coun i.-y:!'r., broad-bouldcre.i and deep chest ed, with a liobli; lieal, and a face full of wisdom and good, his appears rue truly indicated tlm warm benevolence, dear in telligence and pure spir 1 of ihe nian.--His presence S'kiii inspired 'Estelle wiih a faith that she had not been able to feel in any other that approached her. He drew nearer to her than any other had been permitted to come; he crossed the magic circle of her isolation, and conversed with her as no other had been allowed to do. The world looked and said that the be.iutiCul Stella had at last met her mas ter and was conquered. At this stage of affairs, the parliamen tary term being over, Sir Parke Morelle and his family left London for Hyde Hall. Lord Montressor asked and received permission to follow them, and in less than a month availed himself of the priv ilege to do so. Thus it was in the home of her ancestors, after having obtained the cordial sanction of her parents, and believing himself sure of the affections ol their daughter, Lord Montressor offered his heart and hand to the lovely Estelle, and was to his profound astonishment in stantly and firmly rejected! In thus re jecting his suit she wept long and bitter ly, praying his forgiveness, that the hap piness she had experienced and exhibited in his society should have betrayed him into making this declaration, and beseech ing him never to renew his suit, but to leave and forget her. There was some thing in the tone of her refusal which confirmed and deepened his previous con viction that, even in rejecting him, she loved him! But with his hieh-ionod sen timents he would not in the least degree C resume upon that knowledge. Taking er hand with deferential tenderness, be said "Stella! a man never but once, in his whole existence, loves a woman as 1 love you! 1 will not inquire tha causa of the rejection which you have certainly a right to make without assigning any reason for the art. And alter having received this repulse, I may not in honor distress you by a renewal of my suit But this, in Farting, I must say to you-that, though go hence, 1 shall not go oot of the resch or your friends; i shall never address an other woman; so if ever in 'be course of future weeks, or months, or years, how ever long, you may think proper to re view the decision of this evening, Stella, I implore you to let me know! Write but one H, 'Croe, I will rMtirn JOURNAL. WEEKLY. to ley an unchanged heart at your foot!' Estelle was weeping too bitterly to re ply. 'Stella! will you promise to do this?" "Lord Montressor, best and dearest friend! do not seek to bind yourself to one who can give nothing in return! Try to think of the melancholy girl that you navo pmeuan i loved only as a shadow j that fell for a moment across the sunshine I of your path, and then passed away for : ever! an I so forsret her!" "Stella! I have pledged my honor nev. er to renew this suit, unless you reverse in my favor the sontenco you have pro nounced upon it; but, insnirud by the doep and deathless love I bear you, and hoping against hope,' I feel impelled to implore, before leaving you, that, in tho event of a favorable change of sentiment or purpose towards me, you will not hes itate to give me loavo to return. Stella, will you promise me so much as tlint?" "Noblest friend that 1 have in the world! how gladly would I promise, but I must not, Montrossor. Were 1 to do to, you would feel bound to wail tho changes of my mood, and so, for a most undeserv ing love, might miss, in some nobler wo man's affections, tho happiness in store for you!" 'Stella, will you raiso your sweet, mournful eyes to mine, one moment, that you may read my soul while 1 speak?" Estelle lifted her dark orbs to meet the clear, pure, blue eyes bent with so much love and candor upon hers, and read the deep, unchanging truth of the constancy of his soul as he said "Stella, in the presence of the heart searching God who sees und hears me, I assure you that I shall never love an other woman as I lo,ve you, and there fore, of course, can never wed another; so that, whether you give mo this slightest of hopes or not, I am equally and forever bound! Now will you promise, Stella? Remember, it is only to let me know in case of a change in your sentiments." For an instant, the light of an unutter able love and joy broke on her beautiful, dark face, and her smiling lips parted to speak, when, as if a sudden memory and warning had gripped her very heart, she uttered a low, sharp cry, turne I palerthan before, and then said "No! no! ray Lord! Stella cannot even give you that! She is poorer than the poorest, in gifts to you! She can only pray that you may forget her and be Inp- py! He looked profoundly disappointed and troubled. But soon mastering hiu de spondency, ho said hopefully "Well, dearest Stella, although you reject me without apparent reason, and reluse to give me the slightest promise or the mostdistant hope, vet 1 repeat, should you, in the long future, change your pur pose, and write to me one word, 'Gome, I will hasten to lay at your feet on un changed hiart! Good bye! God be with you!" an I raising l er hand, he bowed over it, pressed it to his lips, turned ond left the room. Some moments after, Lady Morelle, who came to seek and congratulate her daughter upon what she imagined to be the only possible result of tho interview, found Estelle lying in e swoon upon the floor! It was followed by a long and ter rible illness, terminating in a tediously protracted convalescence. The town sea son was at hand before Estelle was able to re-enter society. They went up to London, and once more the "star of beauty" arose upon its world. And though the cloud upon her life settled darker and heavier, day by day, she was morn followed, flattered and courted than before. Thus three years had passed away, when one morning, while the family, then occupying their town house in Berkely Square, were seated at a late breaklast. and Sir Parke was engaged in reading aloud from the London Times, an account if the saving of the French Ship, Le Due D'Anjou, wrecked off the c ant oj Algiers, Estelle uttered a low cry and sank fainting from her seat. This attack was not, as the other had been, followed by illness; on the contra ry, from that day, the cloud seemed lifted fiom her head, and even those who hail most admired her face in its shadow were enchanted to see how brilliant was her beauty in its sunshine ! Her health and spirits daily improved, yet in the midst of all this Iiowing tiie 01 new me, r-sieue astonished her friends by suddenly, in the height of the Loudon season, retiring to her father's country seat, where sho re mained in strict seclusion from the world for eighteen months. At the end of this period, Lord Mon tressor, who had never left England, or lost trace of his beloved Stella, and who was now staying at his castle in Dorset shire, was one day seated at breakfast, when tha morning mail was brought him. Amone a score of letters, the first that at traded his attention was a dainty white envelope superscribed tn a delicate hand writing. Ha took that up first and open ed it; it contained but one word, 'Come.' The light of an ineffable joy broke over his face! Oh! ba had wuited, patiently, hopefully, years, for that word, and at last he received it! Thanks to heaven in the J first instance! and then pushing all the othr le tturs onpenH arid, h fprin' PUBLISHER & PROPRIETOR, NUMBER SO. up, rang for his valet, at.d orderol his a view of the park below, olive with its vulise pocked and horses put to his car-' rentier multitude. "What are all these ridge. people waiting for, my lord?" In twenty more minutes ho had reached j "What are they wailing for, my Stel tho railway station just as the cars were ' M for that for which I also wait, with obiut to start, and in threo hours lie was 'how much more impatience!" he answer at Hyde Hall ond stsnding in the pres- 'ed, while a deep flush of love and joy, once of Estelle! she looking so beau'.i-1 for un instant supplanted the unxtety on ful ond happy w j his face. Wiih the old chivnlric enthusiasm of! "They wait to see a brido pass, whero a devotion, he dropped at onca upon his . bride may never go!" sho said, in a sol- knee, and raided I) or hand to his. ssvieir.u voico. ing "For four years I have hoped and wait ed for one word from you, and at last, be loved, you have written, 'Coma,' and I am at your feet, as I said, with an un changed heart!" "But I," she said, deeply blushing, while she held both hands to raise him, I. mv Lord, have not an unchauaed heart! lor longer than Jour years 1 have loved you mora than woman's tongue mav tell and never more than at the hour in which wo bade farewell, as I thought, forever!" "1 know it, beloved! knew it th n! knew it always! 1 never doub'ed it! -Could I be decoived in the dear heart of the woman I loved! No! and that was the secret of my patience!" he replied, taking his seat on the sofa, b her side. "And yet you never inquired, and do ( not even now inquire, why, without ex planation and without hope, I sent you from my presence, and why now, without apparent reason, I summon you back!" she said, as a shades of the old sadness fell upon her beautiful face. "Your motives, dearest, were ond are your own. Not until your spirit moves you to do so, shall you give them to me! I have full confidence in you, beautiful Stella!" "Confidence, oh my God!" she ex claimed in a low, deep, thrilling voice. "Why, what is tho matter, dearest?" She looked up suddenly, a smile of worshipping love breaking like sunlight over her dark face, and said "Nothing, nothing, my lord! but that all your thoughts ond feelings are so ele vated beyond your poor Estelle's. And yet she would almoBt choose it so; for could she be an angel, she would wish you to be something far higher a god!" "Sweet enthusiast! moderate your bs pirations, or the world and its puople will disappoint you! Be not an idolator worship only God, my Stella." Such was their meeting. Yet, occasionally, throughout the in terview, a su Men shadow, like tho recur rence of a pair. fnl thought, would lull upon her bright fj.ee, and then pass as it came. They were engaged, and in a few days the marriage was announced to take place on tho first of May. But it was observed by the neuiest friends of the bride, that from the day ol her betrothal, her spirits had been mark ed by the strangest fluctuations. Some times with her beautiful dark face illu mined with a deep, still, almost religious joy, she moved about, as it were, "on winged feet," or sat brooding in a happy trance. At other times, she fell into deop gloom and anxiety, as inexplicable as it was alarming to her friends, who greatly fearod her relapse into tha deep melan choly that had so long overshadowed her, and that they had grown to dread as a se rious constitutional malady. But they hoped everything from her approaching marriage with the man she loved. Lord Montressor observed with the deepest in terest the uncertain moods of his betroth ed; but with tho high-toned sentiments that distinguished him, refrained from in quiring, and awaited her voluntary reve lations. At last the first of May, the marriage day, upon which I have presented the par- haul. ton. . I wars shared at the i Hall or at the Church to do honor to the tinlnmnitlffB . - -'- -- - o. . And the expectant brido, in her bridal robe and veil, waited within her boudoir the arrival of the bridegroom, whom she naa summons i to a privBie interview oo fore they should proceed to tha church. She had not long to wait. He who quickly responded to her slightest incli nation immediately obeyed her call. Yet when she heard his firm clastic step approaching, "Now God have mercy on me! sho prayed, and covered her face with her hands. He entered, unannounced, and saying, "My beautiful Stella! I am here, you perceive, by your commands. She dropped her hands, and revealing a race pale with misery, spoke in a thrill- ing, deep, impassioned tono y.ou are uere oy my suppucaiwn, myi lord! I have no ritht to comma, id "We will waive that. Whst is your will, my dearest Stella?" "My prayer, my lord, is first for your foreivensss." "Forgiveness? my Stella!" ; "Ay! my dear lord! you see before you penitent ana a auppucani, wnu may soon be something far more wretcho 1!" "My Stella! what mean you?" "Come to tha window. Lord Montres sor!" she said, rising and preceding him UVVri VUl VVIItUiUWt S M I J iu the ro?" cWed hangings, atH Trvniling TEKMS OF ADVERTISING. Advertisements of ten lines or less will be inserted at One Dollar Fir thefir.M and Fifty Cents (or each subsequent insertion. Very J i bora 1 reductions made for those who advcrt'uo by the year, half year, or quarter. HOOK AND J03 i'RIN'nNO. BLANKS OF EVERY KIND. PAMPHLETS, PROGRAMMES POSTERS, CARDS, CIRCULARS RECEIP'JS, FUNERAL TICKETS DRUti LAHELla, BILL HEALS, HAND HILLS oiLY 'Stella! great Heaven! what say you?" ho exclaimed, gazing on her with pro found astonishment. "That the bride ihcy expect is unwor thy to stand before God's holy altar be side Lord Montressor!" Unworthy, Stella? You?" "iufj unwortny, my lord! she said, 1 dropping her arms, and dropping her 1 "a an smtuue 01 tne deepest misery "I should have mado this confession long ago, Lord Montressor; but 1 have deceived you I have deceived you!" "In what respect, Stella? My God! It cann'Jt be! No, it cannot be! that while betrothed to me, you do not love me!" "iVjf loos you! Oh! my dear lordV she murmured, in a voice of thrilling tenderness that carried conviction of her truth to his deepest heart. "What mean you then, dearest ono? if indeed you return my deep love." "Oh! 1 do, I do, Montrossor; whatever happens, wherever you go, take that assurance with you! 1 love you, my lord! shall ever love you, even though oven after what 1 shall have told you, you re pulse and hate me, and go to our frionds and say, "That woman whom I was about to wed, is but a whited sepulchra, whom I have proved, and whom I now reject' and so leave me to the scorn of men, still 1 say ever shall say I Jove you, Lord Montrossor! 1 love you, and tho consciousness of being unworthy of your love is tho bitterest element in my punishment," she said, in a voice of such profound misery, that Lord Montressor could scarcely continue to believe her agitation unfounded or exaggerated. Ho dropped upon a seat, and tilting still and white as a carved imago of stone, gazed upon her, waiting her further com munications. The balance of this beautiful and high ly interesting story will be published in our columns ns soon as it makes its ap pearance in ths "New York Ledger," the greit family weokly paper, for whicli the most popular writers in the country contribute, and which can ba found at all the stoics throughout tho city and country, where papers aro sold. Remem ber to ask for tho New York Lodger of May 110, and in it you will get ihe con tinuation of the story from where it leaves off hero. If you cannot get copy nt any news office, the publisher of the Ledger will mail you a copy on receipt of five cents. Fanny Fern writes only for tho New York Ledger; Sylvaus Cobb, Jr., writes only for it; Emerson Bennett writes only for it; and nearly all tho eminent writers in the country, such as Mrs. Sigourney, Mrs. Emma D. E. N Southworth and Alice Carey, contribute regularly to its columns. Mrs. South will write for no other paper hereafter Geo. D. 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