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Greenville Job Office.
All those who desire excellent Job
Priiiting, such as pamphlets, books,
bill-heads, placards, cards and posters
should call upon the services of The
Georgia Weekly Job Office—where
every kind of Job Printing will bo ex
ecuted with neatness and excellence,
cheapness and dispatch.
This department of The Georgia
Weekly offiee is conducted by Mr. S.
DuF. Lines, one of the best, if not
the best, Job Printers in the South.
Heretofore the citizens of Merri
wether have been compelled to send
all such work to the presses of other
counties, but now Mr. Lines is ready
and willing to prove his hand. Give
him a call and we warrant more than
The thanks of The Georgia
WeuMy office are herewith returned
to our chair-a-table fellow citizens, Maj.
Hugh E. Malone and E. C. Mobley,
for their presents of an excellent
editorial chair and a table.
May they live a century, and never
want for a bed to lie on, nor a chair
to sit in, nor a table well laden.
May those chairs, the Major adver
tises for cash, sell so fast that “Billy”
may lose what he has never lost—affa
bility and alacrity—in attending to
the numerous customers of the Post
Office store; and may the “Squire”
lay all opponents on the table in brief
We earnestly solicit the attention of
our readers to the advertisements of
F. O. Dannelley, J. R. Harriss, An
thony & Terrell, Hugh E. Malone,
William S. Lawson, David Eilis, A.
D. Craver, Ellis & Simon ton, Harriss
& Jacobson, A. G. Floyd, P. P. Grow,
J. W. Park, A. H. Freeman, and
These are the pioneers of Green
ville home advertising, and as such we
commend them to the patronage of
Let all who visit Atlanta not fail to
call upon Mr. Er. Lawshe. See his
advertisement, and that of T. R. Rip
ley and J. P. Mason.
fST* The Preparatory and Primary
Department of the Greenville Ma
sonic Female College is conducted by
Mrs. Jennie A. Lines; a lady unusu
ally qualified for her responsible posi
tion, and formerly Principal of the
same Department in the Southern Fe
male Masonic College at Covington,
Ga., and late Editress of the Literary
gigp* We recommend Professor A.
SCHLICIITER, Musical Instructor of
the Greenville Female College, as a
polite and accomplished gentleman,
skilled in giving instruction in Vocal
and Instrumental music with the aid
of the Piano, Guitar, Harp, Flute or
'tffxF* The news of the Secession of
Georgia created a great excitement in
our town. Guns were fired, aflagman
ufactured, houses illuminated, proces
sions formed by fire light, and patriot
ic speeches made by Messrs. E. C.
Mobley, Win. 11. Peck, R. A. S. Free
man, Judge Howard, Col. C. W. How
ard, Judge Hussey and others.
jggy We understand that several
negroes of Greenville have been de
tected in forming secret circles for
gambling of late. Perhaps it would
be tfellforthe matter to be looked into
sharply, as something more serious
than card playing may be at the bot
tom of the matter.
jggf” A negro belonging to Judge
Kendal was bitten by a dog a few
days since and died last night; but
not of hydrophobia. The wound
seemed to have poisoned his blood and
thereby produced death.
During a fracas last week at Red
Bene, Jim. Jones shot a man by the
name of Morgan in the thigh. Y e
learn that Morgan was in the
act of arresting him. The wound vfts
serious but not dangerous. Jones is
now in Greenville jail.
jggg“ Cash paid for chickens, ducks,
turkeys and eggs at the office of this
The Gorrilla. —Professor : “This,
ladies and gentlemen, is the gorrilla,
or man monkey, the greatest living
curiosity in the known world. He
was captured by a party of travellers
on the banks of the Senegambia -
stick accompaniment. Gorrilla (in
dignantly,) “Jem Briggs, if you
punch me agin with that stick, Xll
come out and lam yer out of ycr
“The Old Men of Merriwether.”
The above is the title of a series of
able and well written biographical
sketches which we shall publish in
The Georgia Weekly.
Those are from the pen of a talent
ed and richly educated Southerner, a
citizen of Greenville, and cannot fail
to prove intensely interesting to all in
this sectiou of Georgia. No. 1, which
appears in this issue, treats of Col.
Wellborn. No. 2, in onr next will
sketch the career of Francis Jeter.
Among others will appear notices of
Dr. Wm. Turrentine, Col. McMarth,
Marshall Martin, Henry Harris, Sr.,
&c., &»., &c.
We shall publish these excellent
sketches for several weeks, and as some
of the characters are still living, and
the relatives of .the dead are numer
ous we predict a great success.
While all American minds are ab
sorbed by the political excitement of
the late Union, the signs of the times
indicate a year of general European
war; and 1861 may witness the fear
ful scenes of the last century when the
clash of arms and the boom of cannon'
in the Old World were echoed by the
din of strife in the New.
Russia, France, Sardinia, Prussia
and England are all upon a war foot
ing ; and the armies of two of these
powers, fierce from the flush of victory
in China, may exchange deadly war
upon the plains of Europe upon the old
question of balance of power.
L, F. Blalock is authorized to
receive subscriptions to this paper in
The Evil of a Bad Temper. —A
bad temper is a curse to the possessor,
and its influence is most deadly, wher
ever it is found. It is always a mar
tyrdom to be obliged to live with one
of a complaining temper. To hear
one eternal round of complaint and
murmuring, to have every pleasant
thought scr red away by this evil spirit,
is a sore trial. It is like the sting of
scorpion, a perpetual nettle destroying
your peace, rendering life a burden.
Its influence is deadly; and the purest
and sweetest atmosphere is contamina
ted into a deadly miasma wherever
this evil genius prevails. It has been
said truly, that while we ought not to
let the bad temper of others influence
us, it would be as unreasonable to
spread a blister upon the skin, arid
not expect it to draw, as to think of a
family not suffering because of the
bad temper of any of its inmates.—
One string out of tune will destroy
the music of an instrument otherwise
perfect; so, if ail the members of a
church, neighborhood, and family, do
not cultivate a kind and affectionate
temper, there nil! be discord and evil
A heartrending accident occurred
at Norfolk, Va., on Wednesday even
ing... Mr. Jesse T. Newell, finding his
little son playing in the house and
yard with a pistol, took it from him,
and while examining it, it was acci
dentally discharged. Laura (Mr.
Newell’s daughter,) a beautifhl and
interesting little girl of nine summers,
was .seated on the steps getting her
lesson, when the pistol went off) and
instantly jumping up, she exclaimed,
‘K)h ! pa, von have killed me !” She
fell forward, and instantly expired.—
The pistol had been charged with two
buckshot, both of which had entered
her right breast, and perforated her
right lung. The unhappy father, al
most bereft of reason by the distres
sing and heartrending accident, sought,
in his frenzy, to take his own life.
He seized a knife and made a desper
ate effort to cut his throat, but was
A Beautiful Idea. —Away among
the Alleghanies, there is a spring so
small that a single ox, in a summer’s
day, could drain it dry. It steals its
unobtrusive way among the hills, till
it spreads out into the beautiful Ohio.
Thence it stretches out a thousand
miles, leaving on its banks more than
a hundred villages and cities, and many
a cultivated farm, and bearing on
its bosom more than half a thousand
steamboats. Then joining the Miss
issippi, it stretches away and away
some twelve hundred miles more, till
it falls into the great emblem of eter
nity. It is one of the great tributa
ries of the ocean, which, obedient on
ly to God, shall roll and roar till the
angel, with one foot on the sea, and
the other on the land, shall lift up his
hands to heaven, and swear that time
shall be no longer. So with moral in
fluence. It is a rill—a rivulet—an
ocean, boundless and fathomless as
The last census developes the curi
ous fact that, in the comparatively
new State of Ohio, the entire section j
once called the- wheat region , from
Steubenville to Tiffin, has for several
years failed entirely in the production
of its great stapfe,. owing to exhaus
tion of the soil.
The Rutland (Yt.) Courier pub
lishes a list of twenty-two names of
republicans who are already applicants
for the post office in that village.
THE GEORGIA W EEELY.
LAMB TO TOBACCO.
14 For thy sake, tobacco, I
I would do anything but die!
Scent to match thy rich perfume
Chinese art did ne’er persurne l
Roses—violets —but toys
For the smaller sort of boys,
Or for greener damsels meant—
Thou’rt the only manly scentl”
So sang Lamb, in genial lays,
In the olden—golden days.
Lamb—poor Lamb ! —the Doctor’s word
All his soul of sorrow stirred.
He must leave his darling quid,
By the laws of health forbid.
Had he lived in Goodwin’s day,—
Seen his art take all away
From his Patent Pressed —a brand
No Tobacco can withstand, —
Seen from must and mould how free.
Goodwin’s make would ever be, —
Never had the Doctor broke
Those sweet bou Js of which he spoke
Gentle Elia, on bis head
Pilings, would have said:
“ Goodwin thou’rt the chewer’s friend !
Twenty dozen now do send 1”
Mind your Own Business.
A lady friend contributes for the
Agriculturalist boys and girls the fol
lowing capital story, showing the dan
ger of not minding their own busi
“ When I was eleven years old, my
mother removed to the country. Our
nearest neighbor was a minister by
the name of Wayland, who in addi
tion to his ministerial duties, owned
and cultivated a large farm. One
night my attention was attracted to a
bright light in one of the upper rooms
of our neighbor’s house. In a mo
ment I saw the wife fly past the un
curtained window, closely followed by
the husband, who was armed with a
huge fire shovel—round the room she
went, still pursued, and as I listened
breathlessly, I thought—nay I was
sure, I had a scream. I hastened to
my mother, and told her what I had
seen, and we both looked out, but the
light was gone and all was quiet. Not
withstanding my mother’s judicious
warning, “to say nothing about it to
any one,” before .school was out the
next day, I had confided it to my bo
som friend, and in a week halt the
village knew it, and a great talk it
made, I assure you. Finally it reach
ed the ears of the deacons, who at
once proceeded to investigate its
truth. My mother looked grave arid
troubled when they called, but con
scious of having told only the truth, I
met them fearlessly, and related what
1 had seen. Then they left, taking a
“bee line” for the minister’s, to call
him to account. With many apologies
they made known their errand, when
to their surprise the minister burst in
to a hearty laugh. ‘Wait a moment,’
said he, ‘till I call Polly. You see
that night I found a big rat in the
meal "chest, and came down for the
shovel, and bade her hold the light,
while I killed him. Finding Ho .other
place to hide, the—raeoal-tonk refuge
in the folds of her dress, and-’she ran
screaming till I managed to dislodge
and kill him.” I have ever since been
careful not to repeat an unfavorable
report about my neighbors, at least
until I know the whole truth.
A Pretty' Experiment.— Professor
Rogers has solved the problem of see
ing through a millstone. In a paper
before the Scientific Association
at Newport, he says : Take a sheet of
foolscap or letter paper, roll it up so
that the opening at one end shall be
large enough to take in the full size of
the eye, and at the other end let the
opening be not half so large. Take
it in the right, hand, holding it between
the thumb and the forefinger, place
the large end to the right eye, and
look through, with both eyes open to
the light. You will see a hole through
your hand. If you take it in your
left hand and hold it to your left eye,
it will be the same. You will, in both
cases, be astonished to see that you
have a hole in your hand. The illu
sion is most complete. From this and
other experiments, he concludes that
an impression made on the retina of
either eye, canuot of itself enable us
to determine on which retina it is re
ceived, and that the visual perception
belongs to the part of the optical ap
paratus near or within the brain, which
belongs in common to both eyes.
A German thus describes an acci
dent : “Vonce, a long vile ago, I vent
into mine abble orchard to climb a
bear three to get some beaches ter
make mine vroy a budding mit: and
ven I gets on the tobermost branch I
vail from the lowermost limb, mit one
leg on both sides of the fence, and
like to stove mine ontsides in.”
A Louisville paper has some an
swers to correspondents. Here is a
a sample ! “Jenny.—Ministers are not
more addicted to dissipation than men
of other professions. A few of the
Kalloch type take gin toddies and
liberties with females, but the great
majority of them are as good as law
yers ami doctors. If you want a true
Christian, marry an editor.”
A letter from Stephen Battey, of
Topeka, Kansas, to a gentleman in
Providence, R. 1., where he formerly
resided, states that a woman and Jicr
five children had been found dead
from starvatiou in that vicinity, and
that there were many families with not
a week’s provisions on hand, or any
means to get more.
The following beautiful stanza is
copied from a young lady’s album :
“ fare made, wen I B hold ure fase,
tfe gaise in two ure azhure ize,
my love is warmed in 2 a blaize,
& thauts with in my baznm rize
2 big for mi week tung 2 utter
which leeves mi hart awl in a flutter.”
FAC SIMILIE OF THE ORDINANCIj
Tlia convention has directed its Secretai!
to have the ordinance of Secession, with aj
the Signatures to it, photographed, so as t
be a/ac simile of the original documenl
The public will no doubt be glad to possei
Buch a memento, as we presume that aft<
the number of copies required by the Cot
veution are furnished, 'here will ho no lim
gyr*!"' publisher, who will be authorized (
satisfy the demand at his own expouse.
ARSENAL AT AUGUSTA.
Captain Elrey, the officer in com man,
delivered the Arsenal i ear Augusta to Gol
Brown ou the 24th ult., ■be latter causir
a rdbeiptjo be given f r all the public pro!
erly, which is to be accounted for in a sett i
ment # between Georgia and the Uuited Stati
Government. Four field pieces, and abol
22,000 muskets and rifles, besides a larj
quantity of powder, grape shot, cannon ball
We., came into the possession of the Stal
The military companies which bad been ci;
dered out for the occasion were not requiri
to act offensively, as the terns of agreemel
tor the surrender of the Arsenal and pub|
storos were respectful on both sides. —ln
TEXAS GONE FOR SECESSION.
New Orleans, Jan. 27 —The returi
frcTfii" the Texas election indicate that t|
State has gone for immediate secession, lj
an overwhelming majority.
Toronto, Canada, Jan 24th. —The T]
ronto Leader announces positively that ts
English Government intends toacknowl d?
lie independence of the Southern Oonfede,;
acy, as soon as foi m. and.
Mn.ucDoiiViu.ic, Jan. 29th —The Co*
veution refused to-day to re-consider t'j
revenue ordinance, adopted yesterday.
\ resolution was introduced, giving tl
Governor power, under certain circuti
stances, to make reprisals, and also, to gra*
letters of marque and repri-al. Tabled, i
The address to the citizens of the SoutS
and of the world, upon the causes of Geo*!
gia’s secession, was adop'ed.
An ordinance, declaring it the fixed polift
of the State to guarantee security to the pJ
manent investments of citizens of all I ,
Spates, was adopted.
The Convention lias adjourned, to m(§
at Savannah, at the cal! of the PresiderS
Hon. George W. Crawford.
Washington Affairs -Ahraiam Li’
cola on the Ciisis.
Washington!, Jan. 28. Mr. Lincoln b|
written private letters here, urging coueila
lion and compromise. lie indicates- thl
the border State resolutions afford a reasoa
able ba-is of adjustment. Immediately
ter the- Electoral vote is counted by Col
gresr, he willjannounce his vewlully ou’ti
The friends of the Union are greatly el
couragcd by tho resj orises Jo Virginia’s jjjl
In the Senate tc-dny Mr. I'ouglas intrg
duced amendments to the fugitive slave las
which, it is considered, will thoroughly aS
4«iih-ctu*ll;\ j) obviate ailfe«tl>jaßt.u>na jjto tl
Secretary Djx has instructed the corf
Blunders of U. S. ‘revenue cutters, if they
vessels are attacked to make the best po s
ble defence, but ,if overpowered, they mij
run their vessels .ashore and blow them uS
He has also applied to the Governor m
Louisiana in behalf of the patients; askifl
him to revoke.the act of seizing the Gc®
eminent Hospital at New Orleans, and dti
mobstrating _tho act.as_barbrnous and df
graceful. ' 1+
Washington, Jan. 29.—0n the ISts
the steamship James Whitney, arrived!.
Fort Jefferson, Tortugas, with Arnold’s /§■
tillery. They will remain at the Fort a*,
Capt. Brannm’s Artillery is at Foil Tit)
lor, Key West.
Both Forts are prepared to sustains".*
Louisville, Jan. 27.—The Legislatfi*
have ap.pointed Commissioners to go | ;
Washington ou the 4th of February
Among them are 8.-ll,_Guthrie, Wyckiifp
Morehead and J. B. Clay.
TALLEHassEE Jan 21. —The Conventit*
adjourned to-day to meet again at the calf '
the President. Hon. S. K. Mallory v#
appointed by the Governor and confirm;;
bv the Senate,Judge of Admirality at l\j-
West, vice Marvin, removed.
Butin Ilouoe, Jan 24.— The Louisia**
St ile Convention ass mbled here to-dayi;;-.
Ex-Governor Mouton was elected Preside! - '
and a Committee of fourteen appointed? *
report an Ordinance of Secession. Tfj
Convention then aJjourne 1 until Thursdfe
Since the above Louisiana has secc<fj§
St. Louis, J.n. 25. — A special dispa«;
from Jackson, Miss., says that the Con vRj
tion elected seven delegates to the Mcßf
The Convention passed an ordinance!,)
raise eight regiments. Jeff. Davis 4c\
elected Major General,]
Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 22.—The o®l
vention to-day adopted resolutions recall®
the Alabama Representatives in CongrjM
and authorizing the Governor to app(B
commissioners to Washington.
A workman who left Fort Sumter Thffl
day, reports that eighteen of bis cotnrfjfl
(all laborers) will' leave this morning. H
says that, the determination of the ialioH
not to do any fighting is fixed and gen®
Our reporter learned from him rnofl
fact of som ■ siguifieancs , that all the -m
men and children will be sent off tosdaj®
This looks like getting ready for warm wfl
Louisville, Ky., Jan. 29.—The I«
tucky Legislature has almost”unanimovß
adopted the Virginia resolutions, so mi
strued as to require the Federal GovMj
inent to protect slavery in all the Territ<®S
now held or which may hereafter be acqfM
ed South of the line of 36 deg. 30 nt-J
and also the Federal (Government sL-j
guarantee the right of transit for slave pi-:
' erty through the tree States.
The following alphabetical riddle is
from the pen of Miss , of Green
ville. We commend it to the consid
eration of the Masonic Female classes.
I am composed of twenty-three let
My 15, 13, 23, 4, was one of the or
naments that embellished the gar
den of Eden.
My 12, 2, 14, 16, 20, the most propi
tious time for improvement.
My 9, 10, 1,1, whose voice we cheer
My 19, 9, 15, 18, 1, a treasure of the
My 18, 7,5, 11, constitutes the sixth
part of the time in which the great
est work ever accomplished was per
My 6,8,18, 20, ing was just before God.
My 1, 8, 16, was a cousin of the pa
triarch who had unwavering trust in
My 15, 8, 18, 22, the voice of the sea.
My 1,5, 9,8, 15, is what Adam and
his gentle Eve were told to do when
banished from Paradise.
My 19, 5, 15, is a fleet conductor.
My 17, 21, 1, is an occupant of the
My 10, 18, 16, was told Peter to do
while on the housetop at the sixth
My 4,5, 23, 17, the love of which has
robbed many a cheek of its bright
My 1,2, 3,4, is a beautiful veil that
well conceals the faults of others.
My 9,1, 14, 23y 20, is the most be
coming rouge ever seen on a lady’s
My whole is an admonition, if heeded
will make us both wiser and hap
pier. A Pupil.
Answer next week.
Caterpillar’s Eues.—“An ounce
of prevention is worth a pound of
cure,” and if you would apply it in
the case of these pests of the apple
tree, as soon as the leaves fall, look
carefully and you will find the eggs of
the caterpillar in bands or rings upon
the smaller limbs. Scrape them off,
and at one blow you destroy hundreds
of future, depredators. On small
trees this can be readily done, and
should never be neglected.
Cure for Rheumatism.—Bathe
the parts affected in water, in which
potatoes with their skins on have been
boiled, as hot as can be borne, just
before going to Led. By the next
| morning the pain will be much relieved,
df. not removed. One application of
this simple remedy has cured the
most obstinate rheumatic pains.—En
Horses and Butter. — A traveller
in India relates that the horses of the
Meer of Scinde are fed each morning
after being watered, a pound of coarse
sugar and a pound of clarified butter,
which are made into balls—that the
horses .eat greedily after being once
used to it. The writer notes that it
fattens the horses prodigiously.
To Remove Oil from a Floor.—
Cover the spot with hot ashes, and
continue the process until the grease
is extracted; or, wet the spot with
concentrated ley, as strong as it can
The way to success is to keep on
trying. The desponding should re
member that time and patience con
vert the mulberry leaf into satin,
while a handful of acorns only needs
the fostering influence of a little sun
shine, and a little rain, with a little
ox-tugging, and a little genius, to be
come a great ship.
There is quite a novel excitement in
U tica, N. Y. All the dry goods mer
chants in the city, save John Mulhol
land, agreed to close their stores at
half-past seven o’clock. The senti
ment created by Mulholland’s refusal
is evinced by the congregation of
crowds of dealers and clerks about his
doors, in the evening to prevent the
entrance of customers, and talk about
him in no flattering terms.
P. Strong, a clerk in the commis
sary department, at Fort Kearney,
was accidentally shot dead on Sunday
Os ConFiimpt : on, in Fiiyetteville, Ga., on the
22d ult. ; Mrs. Margaret C. Looney, formerly
Miss Margaret O. Tomlinson, aged 19 years, 11
months and 23 days.
In the first flush of life, “ blessing end
blessed," she has passed away, leaving many
warm, devoted friends to mourn, ami a husband
and little infant daughter to deeply feel her loss.
To our human reason it seems hard and incon
gruous and unnatural J.hat one so j'oung and so
lovely and so promisingshould die ; and reason
sinks aghast from the contemplation of the
stern, sad reality. But Faith—loveliest of hear
venly boons to mortal men—Faith with lie
white wing fans the shadows away from rea
sons speculative and daring threshold, “If rea
son descend to the deep, Faith springs to the
Day-star!” and we submit to it as the working
of Him “who doeth all things well.” An or
phan herself, her pathway through life was be
set with many difficulties and troubles ; but
ne’er complaining, she bore them all, looking
away through the “mists and the shadows” of
earth to a heaven of rest in the mellow dis
tance. In the last struggle of life—the struggle
with the “grim King of Terrors.” Maggie in
deed proved herself a heroine. From the pains
and the awful trials of. that last hour she rose
triumphantly to the Christian’s Heaven and the
Christian’s Harae. “ Her spirit set as sets the
morning star, which goes not down behind the
darkened West, nor hides obscured amid the
tempests of the sky, but melts away iuto the
light of Heaven.”