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   Aiken Tribune (Newspaper) - January 18, 1873, Aiken, South Carolina                                in Published Weekly at the Following Bates 12 6 1W Ono 3 Single STRICTLY IN SOUTH JANUARY One oni end BSaT Liberal redact ftr cojUmct r Kiust be iiocompanind by the Alvivliscrfj Arc to band iir iViavoWbtfuro ntion en of Editor uml i Prom Miss Emddons one in the olden In this chamber dim nnd low rtfleftd of guilt wrong or stealthy That acted again at midnights With clangor of vrail and woe Ah i who shall tell Not the Or the dusky lattice pane The stroke Or the panels crimson Jf hard the Upostry aTOsin phantom with weird forms Eat over the hour comoa cbilla the air The and a footsteps sound Are hoard on the creating stair moving the echoing A unseen is Loi mo in it always pleads and monns tot mo in the same voice ordos But no answer save the dying moans Of ft souV in mortal Then it and glides while its toncs ItingB out on the dread downward it wends To the spot fromSvUenceit came Thank heaven with daylight the glamor i ends horior withont a Thatafl the warm lifeblood quivering ice thrilling lean in General tho Prospective Rnlcr of the lively veterans whom the latest French revolution has brought up after years of enforced or vol untary Thisdistinguished man1 now acting a chief of the Right or Orlcanist ion of the and is not un should Thiers finally carry out his repeated threats of to be placed at the head of the The general is four or five years older than the having passed his eightieth yet displays a vigor in action and nerve in speech not inferior to that of Thiers after a successful career in the African the reign of Louis suddenly became a prominent figure when the Revolution of superseded the Orleans He was active in aiding to suppress the June when Bono parte became was com mandant of the forces in Butthe independence of his char acter Bonaparte doubtful of operation when the coup detat was plan and the suggestion of his mime as a candidate for the Presidential succession added to this feeling of distrust 5 in con Bonaparte removed him from like one of those who wove arrestedon the of toup finally banished Hke he never forgave the He dis appeared quite out of history until the wherein he re ceived command of and shared misfortunes at Elected a member of the he has taken A very active part in its proceedings showing himself to as flblo a debater as ho was valiant on the He is a conservative of the Orle anist and has made himself espe cially conspicuous for his violent attacks upon General Changarnier has been in personal appear to Major IWeunis ho is tho sleekest and most finical of antiquated attires himself in the latest fash always seems to have the instant before issued from the hands of his valet and his and has the springy step of a fashionable man iu tho vigor of his Hia brown wig is all too bnwn this is the only article iu which he displays a waat of taste but his gray eye is bright and his mouth firmly and his whole expression one of belligerent de Ilia party zeal is as nota ble was his dash and spirit on Alge rian plains forty years ago j more than once he has assailed Thiers with a Courage and eloquence which Ivia fright ened more than his own The secret of his rests not so much upon his oratorical powers or his political Bhrewdiiosi as upon probity and tfew in the Assembly are so completely trust His character is and sensitively Were lie to bo 2 President or no one doubts What would the ghost of Captain Janifia or that of Admiral of any other great say to tho following which has appeared simultaneously in San Fran New and London Round the world ia Eightyone Days for 61145 in From San Francisco to Yokohama 4700 from Yokohama to Hong 1600 miles from Hong Kong to Calcut ta 3500 miles j from Calcutta to 1408 miles from Bombay to 3000 miles from Suez to 225 miles from Alexandria to S50 miles j frornBrmdisi to 1200 mikjB from London to New 3200 miles from Now York toSan 3294 This announcement is a veritable sign of the times nnd of the restless activity of the Nobody thinks it muchof in our day to circum navigate the English and Amer tnanufacturers make the grand tour tho way of their and look upon it as a matter of And not only the young but the old make the thatwould have appalled their late Secre tary of State for the American made the trip at the ripe age of and having died at the riper age of sev has left the recital of What he and during the A hale oldfriend of who is upwards of soventyfive years of started from a few months agoi to Now York and San in tending to proceed from San Francisco to Australia and New and thought little more of it than if he were going the Highlands of Scotland for his autumnal Douitless he will return all right for he has pluck enough for bar ring accident or it is very likely he will accompish which has undertaken from pure love of ad or the desire of changfe The late Alison Burlin was appointed from the United States to and re appointed ambassador by China to his own country and to all the great powers of declared he never knewhow1 small the world was until he had sailed around I have learned fco look upon the world as no more than a goodsized Distance and remoteness have become traditions of the and the imagina tion of the man who can by the electric with New San or and receive swer in an hour or or perhaps in a few needs no great prompting to look upon these places ns reach of his if it be his pleasure to visit Tho consequences of this neighborship of once widolysoperated lands are defining more dis tinctly every and perhaps it should be said assimilate the to a par tial the iangnnge of all the nations of the Time was when a who strayed no further aCcld than to tho Continent of would refresh his eyes by the study of many picturesque varieties of national Jn Bel other and crossing the have made a foothold in California and to the great advantage of them selves and of thoae two Stoics of the American They are excellent firstrate bakers and and as laundresses and getters up of fin0 they are Unrivalled for and They also make admirable and in a coun try like where domestic help is not cosily but very indepcnd dentand the and industrious Chinese sup ply pressing want so as to make the people New York and New and other States on tho Atlan tic very anxious for similar to repines those to whom they arc almost exclusively beholden for domestic as the intercourse among the nations of the East and the frequent and becomes more the Chinese and Japanese may find their as to and there the sorely needed parts of re and capable ser And not only do the eastern poten tates of and send to England and Scotland for steam for railway and for capable engineers to lny down their rail roads not only do they send envoysand report to them on their return tho wonders they have and the things to be avoided and in the example set by the West but they themselves begin to perceive the advan tngcs of foreign It was thought a daring innovation on ancient routine wlen the Sultan of Turkey the great Padishah and after him tho or Viceroy of vis ited Sultan or Shah of Persia had ever been known to travel be yond the limits of thnt of flowers and romance but the present in spired by the spirit of the and per haps prompted by the knowledge of has boon done by his brother of hasresolvedto visit Europe and to sec himself as much as Other great poten tates arc permitted to see by the vigilant jealousy of those who or by the absurd etiquette with which they surround Doubtless he will return to the land of roses a wiser with ideas more enlarged and cosmopoli tan than he possessed when he Possibly the Mikado or the Tycoon may come or the Emperor of or that shadowy the Grand Llama of ASOTHEIl Torrents ami Water falls of the Tuolumnc From the San Francisco The diadeui for scenic grandeur has heretofore been by but late explorations in Sierra Nevada have revealed some halfdozen contestants for Among them may be men tioned Mount the canon on the South Fork of Kings river on the shadow of Mount and the great Tuolumno river John the lonely adventurous explorer and geologist of Yosemite andGalen State Guardian of that visited the last mentioned which professor Whitney and Clarence King did Fnot enter tho former expressing a in his State geological whether it was possible to get into at Muir reports that this canon lies about eighteen miles an northerly direction from Yosemite Its be ginihg or mouth is before Hetch Hetchy and the main Toulunme river runs through It curves in an un broken line for over forty and runs up tonnd ends in the very heart of tho summits of the upper Sierra The uneuphoniously named Hetch Hetchy Valley constitutes an expanded portion of the great Tuolumne which properly begins the eastern end of Hetch and from thence to its a length of twenty miles of con vertical walls of gran similar but more clear and with much greater depth than those of Yosemite YoscmiSe Valley has average width of half a and is an his come that ho would regard with exclusive view lie thought to bo the woul of ia in in Italy Fn in in the South of in ho found not only a change of scene and but a change in the attire of men and which pleased him by its as well as by its There was something piquant and attractive in the Spanish us worn by the dark eyedAndalusians and This garment is now rarely to be though not years ago it was as common in the streets of Brussels and Antwerp as m those of Madrid and The hi deous chignon and the miserable apologies for headgear which the ladies of Eng and America delight to have rendered the beautiful man tilla The peasant girls of the Swiss with their quaint and their coquettish have revolutionized their nnd appear no longer in the but picturesque and serviceable attire of the olden but in the slatternlyimitation of the tawdry dross affected by servantgirls who ape the stylo of their All the Christian nations of the world dress pretty nearly and thu Oriental to follow Not the least curious incidentof the approximation of the which rtteain and olocLric wire have brought is thu awakening of the sluggish Oriental mind to a knowledge of the fact that thoro ia a Western as well us an and that the former is in many reacts worthy of Tho Chinee and Japanese have A HalfMile Lay off tworttraighfcsides GOO pnrallel feet connected at each end with a perfect semicircle radius 226 feet j place your fence ex actly on tho so which is the inside of your track and your track will measure half a three foot from the If not convenient to get an engmcer to run the it can be done by placing astake bo tweeu the parallel straight sides at each end fasten a wire to this and measure upon it 2261 from the cen ter will exactly roach the cmla of the parallel lines then describe your beginning at the end of one of the straight sides and putting down a stoke every twelve in one place a mile the Tuo lumno canon has nowhere ajricUh exceed ini a quarter of a and is in some places much narrower than The Touluraifc river which runs through has twice the width of the The falls of the MercedYosemite sur pass thoso of thcTuolumne canoninun broken volumes of descending water but in endless variety of and watershoots the Tuolumne is The great walls of the canon arc seamed by waterworn while down which rivers brawl and sing with all possible varieties and expressions of There is one waterleap feet high in Tuolumne but it is not unbroken like the Upper and it in jthnfc re inferior to the The Upper Yosemite falls are footl This sound closely yet rudely rises to the dignity of the loudestpeals of thunder but the noise prouduced by the is as deafening as the loricFcst thunder that is directly ho nib1 to the ears by THE COTTON IllK A Powerful Movement in its The friends of the cotton tax refund scheme are making a powerful and they think will prove a successful movement in furtherance of their accompanied by figures from Judge Curtis and Simkey and Herschel as well as memorials and resolutions from nearly all the Southern States and has been signed by all the members from tho The which with accompanying piipers will be laid on the desk of each is a declaration thatthcy intend to press the passage of au act atthis session to refund the cot ton tax collected by the general govern ment after the close of the late They set forth in their belief tin law imposing the cotton tax was uncon stitutional and and oppressive in its operation that it fell essentially up6n and was Vrissed when thcir States were wholly under the mistaken idea that it would full upon They ask of Cungross iilldr examination of the arguments which they claim demonstrate the cor rectness of their and the rea sonableness of their is sta ted that this paper is signed unanimously by all the members of the House ofliep roscntativcs now present from tho Cotton irrespective of politics or it is expected thafciiViH have a pow erful and give dignity and force the narrowness and vast depth of the great icecoVered and the unsur passed facilities it affords for ponderous One of waterfalls spreads out at first like ft great filmy fan of sil verthreaded wafer j but after descent in this shape for two hundred it ia whirled closed up with light ninglike changed in shot down anarrow groove of rocks like an arrow of The great sculpture marks of glacial action arc much newer and more easier read the Tuolumne than in the though called a iVts ronlly a canon of the Tho glacial by Which the history of the glacial action can bo is very much blurred in iYoscmito by the subsequent action of snow winds and earthquakes butin the Tuolumne canon the page is fresh fron the glacial workshops on tho sunnnits o Mounts Gibbs and Hitter The glacier on tho laMcr has a length HIK width of about and a doptl of about SOO The glaciers fion these Muir at on one time not only filled the great Tuo IUIDUC but lavishly overflowed as a river overflows its banks in spring Messrs Muir and Chirk had a rougl task in exploring this great canon and its Thoy were I forced t wade rushing icy the sides o which brushed the foot of pcrpondicula vocks of They camped on night in their shirt and supperlcss to One of jtho wall mentioned is feet Those who hare come of Ynscmit by tho trail will iromombe what a magnificent view of tho 3rvd Veil fallsis had from are by no means the j but the ne the most beautiful and appropriately named of all the many falU of the gref The wind swings thorn and dii arrangestheir falling folds and silver just as iL would a vjeil of tho most There are many of veil falls in liotcjiy and Cacioul greater display and variety of water motions and expres ions in the latter than in the imagines vhat he has seen and heard 11 the combinations into which water can enter to awe and delight the ye and charm tho ear after the visit to s j but Muir states that the sploration Tuolumne canon has re ealed innumerable new discoveries in his even to his which has or years been familiar with all the water ills of the It ia evident from these and other ent discoveries in the Sierra Nevada hat there is wealth of wonders utside of and in many respects fir sur assing those regioas ou whici the eyes f have heretofore A Sew la From Chambers When Sir William Thompson invented is reflecting and showed ts usefulness ifpr e insured the1 of ca whateverjtheir With this the movements of the little eflector enables the clerk to read off the nessageby careful AVatolling But re entlySir William Thompson has inven ed an patent siphon as its name writes or records the as strip of It is an essential onditionof such aninstrument that it hall be very light j and the in his made of capillary is ot thicker than o small Js the that the ink will not ow therein of but squirts out when The siphon is connec ed with a coilof an slcctro and an ebonite armed with ieces of soft which being attracted y the is kept and reg ilates the Current flowing from the bat cry and the Acted on by this the as already squirts rom the and writesa succession f dots and which represent the etters of the To an unc ustomed the a confused inmcnning scribble but good tele graph clerk will read it off if it were rdinary Thus a message will deliver itself from the other side of the thousand of miles distant and clcgrnphy has achieved another The Farmers Vocation We need notfcar that human race vill ever ceaseto have a delight in he jultivation of raising of grain ind planting Men al ways did delight in the pleasure of agri It has the chosen puv of tho ablest and wisest men in all The pleasures of the husbandman invc been the theme orators n language and every These Cicero tells are not shocked by any old and make the icarcst approach tothe lifeof a wise And he tclfette that Homerin troduces soothing the regret which he felt Tor his by tilling the land and manuring Marcus liter he had triumphed over the Sam over the over spent the closing period of his existence in agricultural Cincinnatus was at the plow Then it was announced to him was made Ijod saya Lord first planted a garden j ami indeed it is the purest of pleasures it in the greatest re freshment tojthe spirits of without which buildingsand palaces gross Addison says a garden was the first habitation of our first pa rents before the It is naturally npt to fill the mind vpith calmness and trari and to lay all its turbulent pas sions at The pliilosophor Boling broke was never so Pope tells as whenamong the haymakers on his And jnot alone in the refinements of rural lifewill there be an Farmers hold the world Then may be years when they saom to be o less Trade or mauufac turcrs may allure some of them for there will over be latent ii every mans ibrcast a hope to end hi days ou a 1 A country paper intended to give ai account of a popular preacher and au unfortunate ami this is the way tho appeared The Thomsoi preached to a large congrcgation las This was his last sermon pre J vious to his departure for exhorted his brethren and sitcrs and after offering a took i whim fr cut some frantic He up th I street and t Plymouth Broolt ncrpenaicuiar w J In this hole he and rcaliZed anfd Au African Coolunjr Sh ft is not likely hat any of little saya the Hwold arid 7fame ill ever have to prepare for the table nch delicate morsels us an elephants runk and or the feet of a hippopo Still they may like to know how itc who consider these things s very dainty articles of manage o cook You may be sure the Africans have o cooking stoves nor ranges like those n which our dinners are They ate an entirely original invention of heir When a cool hasto prepare thctempt ng delicacies wa have he digs in he round about four feet i with perpendicular ike iecps burning for four a fiercely the end this time the ides of the small well will be covered vith a mass of glowing Di ectly upon these cons the cook places eet and protected by thcir tough will not He hen covers the top of the hole by lading cross it long sticks of green woodfand ays over them a fewarmsful of wet vhich he gathers for the purpose from he banks of some neighboring spreads mud thickly and a top of the mud he piles earth and closely beating thorn This to retain all the heat within the us an important as thirty ix hours arc required to properly bake he enormous feet of the elephant and the anxious cook thinks viands are he carefully the sods Under these he he coating of mud perfectly like thick while beneath this the have retained sufficient moisture to irevcnt thorn fronf although be oven is stiil hot nnd The cook is now to get assistance f one or two others toliftoutthe heavy ndhot which lay upon a mat evened with green rceils instead on a The black eem very but after the shoes the been1 removed perfectly white and very tempting ookingmeat which is y those who have tried its to be nd to speakvolumes in praise of this conking It is stated that Madam wilt iy another visit to this country Governor Oglesby has been nominated forSenator by theIllinois Republican The Governor of in his declares the State substantially free from Episcopal bishop to the was consecrated in Lukes New on The annual sale of io The preliminary survey of tho and Pacific Railroad is completed frony San Diego to Fort The cabilifcy of the route has been fulvde r V The thut every dollar of money expended in builing the Union Pacific Road came out of the Treasury of the States inone shape aud still the Thecommission which has been vestigatmg the the Grande has reported and the amount of damage which it to have been done is rated at Among the persons arrested in the re cnt raid on the leading gambling houses ofBostonon Christmas were a of Comment manufac one prominent bank of anda clergyman of a neighbor ng The Japan Mail states that the new syptem of public about carribd out throughout in volves the establishment arrangements the sotting in motion of which are ROW Hoiv He Von Molikcs Smtff nwl For Count Von while temporarily residaiit at during the r of 1 one day fari short1 jnf and failing to find any snceshin of the brand he especially in the ocal bureaux de instructed oncof iis subordinatesat the war office in Ber in to forward to hiuT packet of own peculiar without The snuff was paid atvd sent on to Versailleswith military proWpti and was duly clinrged to the ac corint of the When peace hav ing been tinic came for iniiningthe books of all the different departments had been spending money wilh horrible prodigality for nearly thrcoquartcrff of a the indemnity beghn drop in by small instalmcnffl of a or which were nt flppropriSted to thewlfifrnyal of thoacfeual expenses of the officials trustee with ilic revision of all the petty cash of the war came one thtf following startling and nochnichtdage wcsoncsitem For one pound of extra withoftonquinboanpprfumclugb lyiuspregnatod by his excellency the Count von three thalers seven and a half The rincl conscience ofthe accountant did not allow of his passing this irre unprecedented item so he a memorandum of the citry and referred it up to his immediate ofBcial with explanatory pa renthetical and going a good deal into the origin of and logi cally demonstrating that snuif could not be held to be a material or munition o that outlays incurred forit purchase could not iu equity be saddle on the national or be defrayed from the mcouring property of the Stati purchased by the lives sons and so Tim demurrer thus raiacc was submitted by one authority to an nriehd with annouitions and Eight members have been elected Fortythtrd Congress will have served nt the end of that secutive of Mainc Hnwes and of Masaa chusetts Banda11 andScofield of Pcnnsjlvania and of O General Myeiy who is popularly aiown as Old is manabout nnd is quite a handsome aml ftrtefoce Roman He is well endowed in a charming wife and and a house that is inost attractive A recent estimate mafces fcakssof in rope and processes of tcrial is Icast six in leaving a given df over and above the of to be divided amorig ftitf middle 431 Duriug the year1 juat closed there ar rived at New York 9 foreign BteAme and Of sail for foreign the bark ri to be the there being K number ol arrivals barks than any other class of vessels For oofvstwisb the favoritesno less than of of vcsscling has arrived at New ing last year from domestic The land wires and sea cables now been extended so as to cover h early thrcefuurth3Sjf the circumference of the a cable laid under the other the circuit would be Telccramis can now besent from Hong by way of India and to San and was only this week that a leavirig Hong Tuesday receivedinNew XTork Tuesday Whenceitcould have been sent in i few had that city From a recent it appears that the life of thft Jew In Iiondoh is fortyniirc the Cliristian it is only thirtyseven Of a rivennumber only rlro 1 Co bo hve to be Auwng fourteen per the l At tliis stage of the pro eecdmgs tiome boys soiwd tied tojiUculc and lot him A groat and tor minute 9i j iivciy the State couldnnfc von officially adilrcssall upon the with politc w and year and five years only ton per of the Jewish In Prussia it years for to pay for hi demand tnc Christian population to double oibiioLrs   

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