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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 31 May 1866

WINNSBORO. Thirsday 1oring, Mny 1t, 186i. ST. P. Sani), isq., ii th( sole agent fOr this paper in Charleston, S. C. To Correspondents. "Wanderer" will atppear inl our next is-ne. Our correspondents will plea ,e con tine O,i1 missive.. NoV h"tr indica. tion is there that interest is felt. in tihe prosieri I v of ithe piar, Ihan the effort to give it ioeal al '1ad varitt v. The Reported .Iurter of lilr. Vau Ent"11, of North Carolina. Our North Carollina exchanig's ure either inisinflormed as to the ljctlity- of the sitpposed murder of Mr. \ t atonl, or the original piblicatio of it. was has ed ion the inference that, the murder was committed in this seetion hi-Canlse it wits from the tehf-graphi ellice of this placei that the first. dispatch in I re gard to the affitr was senlt to Lie friends of the decea-wd. While we 'o not care for. the preset to say anything of tho locality, we wouild thank oiir North Carol:in coniim-In- I poraries to correct the itillakenl opini,n that the IIlanci...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 31 May 1866

Local Items. New Advertisements. - Ladies anld gonlenmen will see that refreshments tan be ftind tat , Messrs. Townley & Ox lier's froin 0 a. li'. to.9 p. mI., consiAing in part of lee Crem, Lemonade, Syrups, Cakes,. &e. Messrs. T. & 0., will accept onr kthanks for a handsome treat pnt in our \vay yesterday: May their shidow never grow less, nor their frigid cream thaw except inside of somi bloomintg chvvk or tiried in the countenance of SOmeW brawny ma1.sculline. See Advertisement. Messrs. Sprinkle & Bro. hive the icii wishiies or all hains in tie oliee for thIose fine favors of Vanilla Ice Creani. Whllen sneh cosy Saloons are now open inl town, there is the great,r neeld that our merchants should close their stores at 5 o'clock p m. Of corse it would not he expect(d that they (Saloons) should be closed, for they lurish recreation and enjoyment. Seo "Anction" for Miniday 4th inst. Brande's Clopt:dla.-If any one has this book in posses-ion, a great favor would he don...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 31 May 1866

' 1 ! '11: NE-.wS h Lion- af God. Wkat a beawitilldc ton rrh Pr a bub'lim II f .r'a.to de0scribeo wha fillile, mnalt avver (,:it, of thio L.ove of i;o,i i giveln in the t ight lin. bei,sv; "Could we with iln thw Occn i: Were zhe wholk! vardh of, pI:-chI!e.w Ina "c, And every blade of ga.ia iuili. And every mnanl scl-ml. by lradki: To write Ih Loe f (od nione. Would drain lie o -Qan dry. Nor could the tiqll c)utin IIe whoei . iough lepread(tri rik to !y. ([From th';C na JEAN T I J,1lE. NY CLARA V. P.AOA.. What do you thik ikow .o . What do you thin! itlow' 'Tim n.any a long year iw.. w ted. Do you mill believeIcl .( hoim -hearic.. Do you lhink so now It. IYou did fihli; - - onic"..Gi, in the bithe sprinz.4imep: "Thr 's1 neVer a str11 ill the l u111e 4 .. Thai'sathalr sae ne :I oy.m " s Do you tuin I the in1: We were hqi;.y ih...: : Too 111appy. I I"'! -- Sne we kts:,edl Ltt.or i :4! - bi I t:, -u IdI I I never I ve iv n ol . ( tilm i O,r Th;e mayov aI. For' the.y toi-l I It . imI. Yo...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 2 June 1866

ThE_TRI-WIIiLYVN- S. ly asflgd, l pet.es a Co. WINNSBORO, S. , RTgitDAY MORNING, JUNE 2, 1866. [VOL. III.-NO. 53. 7IE t40EY NEWS. Ewritten for thp.Wiansboro News.] A Wedding In the Back Woods. BY WANDERER. It was the close of a lovely afternoon. in May, that we were riding along a moniain road in Randolph County, Alabanli. Our party consisted of four *hilom ''Members of the Army of Northern Virginia. And having so -letely, seen our gallant corps, amid tears pild curses, stack arms und surrender to thf oe they could no longer oppose, it may rea..j he imagined that it was with no pleasAbt feelingq that we trod the path that led to exile or a foreigii grave. Even the grand and pictures 5YAe scenery that purrounded us on every side had no attr'ctions for us, and we would willingly hane exchanged the steeo rocky paths we trave'sod for the most barren and uninteresting bit of 'sa"d, so that we saved the strength and feaWof our horses on whom we depend ed:to reach our'destination. As.wi pr...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 2 June 1866

WINNSBORO.. Saturday Morning, Juno t, 1866. G&r T. P. SimnEa, Esq., ia thp solo agent for this patir in Cbarleston S. C. Wo give place to coinltnications I this i310. Contributions to meet the call made in behalf of the Confuderate dead iy be handed to either Rev. W. P. Dt. Bosr.: or to Capt Wm. Dwimir. Period iritis, Tihe American Phrenwlogica Jourral for June has come to hand filled with valuable reading. One article on fho originl of coal is worth tihe cost and more of each number. which is only twenty-cents or $2.00 a year. This r,number contains potraits, &e., of JFFERSON', BURR, Senator FOOT, J).-M NY LIND and others. When Solon said to'his disciplos, "yonthil scauton," had lie nderstood the true science of the mind, ie would have added, we think, "by the study of p')renology." Compartitivt larket Values, For the satisfacition of our mercantile readers we collate aind compare the mar kets of various place. - Market. Article. Price. New York, May 30, Cotton a 414. Mobil...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 2 June 1866

TEL EGRA HPIC. From Now York, ot Yon. May 31.-Two 0enths occurred yest.frdiy ,foln cholera, 9.ne in Cherry btreei, the other i Sixth Avenue. 8,000 pounds of amMiuniti6n have been -seized by the Jnited States Marshal. on board steamer General Sedgewich, from Galveston, which were coniigned to the Adjoitant General of the Fonian Broth. erhood.. It is stpposed *to have been Stolen froin bIio Federal camp in Texas. The steamer Co.ta Rica has arrived with upwards of *4,000,000 in gold, and the A- edc4 $totes Minister, Nelson, from Chili as passenger. The Spanish -squadron left Calloa dis. ,graced, and is reported to have sailed to Montevideo. Admial Mmies addreised a bombas. tic note to the British Consul that, hav ing ' Ichstised the Peruvians, he now loa'st,he Pacifla realy to return if Nrit shQuld become insolent. Gnatamala; Salodor and Costa Rica have declined the-Chilian-Peru alliance. Tbe A tlanta spiled .wjt,h $|5,000 in specie. the shipment of'gold on Sattur day will probably exc...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 2 June 1866

PRUSSI.1 AND AUSTRIA. 'unch describes the difficulty between Austria and Prussia in these stanzas: Prussia was a robber, Auktria was a thief; Prussia and Austria Stole a Danish fief. Prussia said to Austria, "Leave the swag nlone. Austria said to Prussia. "When you drop your bone." Prussia vaid to Austri, "Yon dott't Iean to go Austria said to Prussit, "Out of Ifohtein ? No." Prussia said to Austria, "Wherefore do you -ni " Austria said to Prussia, "Of you in alarm." Prussia said to Austria, "1I don'tl mean to fight." Austria said to Prustia, ",1y1 intention, qitt." Prussia said to Au1s tria, "Drop your warlike game." 41ustria said to Prussia, ''When you do the same." Prussa said to Austrie. "What's the end to he ?" Austria s--id to Prussia, "flit me, and you'll see." Prussia said to Atustria, "Come, this brag won't. do.'' Austria sid to Prussia. "Sir, the same to you." Prussia said to Austria. "I'll thn M.et try"' Austria said to lrustsia. "Thank you, so will 1." A lady who had ret...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 5 June 1866

THE ___WEEIiL1YNE_. by Gallor4Pe pprt es Cool WINNSBORO, S. C., TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 5, 1866. [VOL. II N. 54. THI TIRUKLY NERS Cotton Tax. WA?nIidaux, D. 0., May 24, 1866. Sli A~ Ezors of Ae National Intcli. y'eneet : 6P.TLEi40. With my thanks for the interet you have ft all times mani 1hated on the;,question of taxation and representAtion, respectfully ask room in .ygur colns for these brief quotations, ;selected from numbers 9f similar import. A reliAb iu nd intelligent officer of of our leading tailroads in the South .iobnjoY unusuil facilities for gaining :irimation from its very source, says: The proposed five cents per pound x on cotton gives great idissftis faction and disebtragement to its producers. Every man I have seen who is raising cotton says lie goes in from this.tin)e out for raising everything bui cottot). It will more seriously affect the Northwest thia 'the Sotih. On the the sane subject the internal revenue tax. assossor: at 'Memphis says: . A tax of five cents ...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 5 June 1866

WINNSBORO. TIestaiy morning, June 5, 1866. :" T. P. Sw.t.i., Esq., is the qOlp agent for this paper in Charleston S. C. The Wheat Crop. So far as our information enables us to judge, we aro decidedly of opinion that the wheat, crop will be compara. tivelv light in this Disttict. Tho rust has damaged the grain considerably, and a good deal of the wheat is thin. The American Patriot Is the title of a new journil published inj Columbm, by J. E. BITTON, daily and tri weekliv. We reciprocato the good wishes of the Ptriot, that the Press of the State, and indeed the whole country. will be characterised by anl elevated tone and wholesome sentiment in their inter. course. The Amount of Cotton Plinted in the Dii trict. .No exact, estimate has been inale,but. :t is plain that onl somie plantations tie proportioi of cotton is too large for tit provision crop. A general war in Enrope this summer would ve,y mnat(riillv af.cr the price of, graii in the Unitjed State. Al hence the importance of ci...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 5 June 1866

Insuccessful attempt to ateal 'On Friday night Iast a PRty attempt 'ed to enter t.he steoM ot besar's. P4liott '& Co., by moit- of false keys. The chet, . ko itiany another scheme of 'mi -itfd meni did gang agla', (we think that's the word,) by t)e 9pportune uppearance or a gbntlhman pg.itig by. -The stspicions of the latter being arous ed by the noveiints of the party, he went to the door of the store'which the Unknown had j4st befib-e left, and found b binch -of keys attached to one of Whi;1h htd be,n put into the key hole. He immediately pursued the would-be tbief but the laer toade his escape. New Advertisements. RAT-ology has not escaped the keen scrutiny of the age: While a Parisian naiatoinist expsrinjents on rat,tails, Coa TAR instead of toking them on de-tail, handles tern whtoleale. See his lug. trated adVertisement. S4 'fBilliard Saloon" where the lov rs44tht game can engage in it. '806 *10 for 'a name, instead of "my kirglomtior 'a horse." To Advertisrs. -Orders, for...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 5 June 1866

THlE T11111EH 110KEN.. He threw her a Rose, with a merry laugh 'Twos a rose of yollow bright, And he bade her, Lifu's golden cup to qualf Through her girlhoodr's rapid lighit. She toss'd him another, in playful mood 'Twos a rosefro in burnisli'd bow'rs, And sho bade him guard through his boy hood rude, That taken of golden hours Ho gave her a Rose, with a tender kles, 'Twas a rose of blusihing piuk, And he bade her, pray that their chains of bliss, light, be, but on rosy link. She gave him anothe, with tearful look 'Twos a rose of peachy lue, And she bade him to keep, in secret nook, That pledge of her Love most true ! le gave her a IToqc 1-nith a bursting heart 'Twas arose of snowy white, And ho badeier to bless him, cre she part, On her way, of shining light ! She gave him another, with deep drawn sigh, 'Twas a rose, as stinhiess, soft, And she bless'd it, for him, as angels nigh Bore her Rose tohite soul aloft! C. song of the Decilliter. There was an old decan ter, and the mouth ...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 7 June 1866

THE TRI WE EKLY NE By Galllard, Desportes & Co.] WINNSBORO, S. C., TIlbRSDAY, MORNING, JUNE 7, 18.VOL,. I.-NO.-.) THRE TH-ROKLY NER1 President Lincoln's Famous Clandesline Journey. In the first volume of Benson L. Lossing's'"Pictorial History of the Civil War in America," is to be found the following, which purports to be "Mr. Lincoln'p account of his clandestine joorney" from Philadelphia to Washing. ton, in' February 1861. The versian will attract atterition. ns it differs essen. tially from any yet seen or heard by the Southern people: "MI. LINCOLN'S ACCOUNT OF HIS CLAN DESTINE JOURNEY. "While in Washington city, early in De.-emtber, 1864, the writer called on the President with Isane N. Arnold, me6iber of Congress from Chicagp, one of Mr. Lincoln's most trusted personal friends. We found him alone in the nvom wherein the Cabinet meetings are held, (in tho White House,) whose windows overlook the Potomac and the Washington monument. At the re quest of the writer, the Presiden...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 7 June 1866

WINNSBORO Thursatly Morning, Juine. 7, 1866. T P -Esq., iA the sole agent for this paper in Charleston S. C. 7 Two or three errors were over looked in the fourth chapter of "School ing the Girls." They are patent to the reader. Stay Law. The decision of the Court of EArrors in May last annulling the stay law, upon the ground of unconstitutionality, lhas occasioned i general ahirm throughout the State, and has clieited soie reflec. tions upon the procedtire of the Court from portions of the press of the State. These ainiadversions, so far as the Court is concerned. are il!-alvised and unjust. Whatever may have been their opinions of the morality o'- expe dieney, or even necessity of sich a pro. tective law. it is perfectly clear to al! who will consider its tendency and eflect, that to the direct. issue tendered this dignified aid learned triunal, there could be but one possible decision, and that was the :ne rendered by the Court. Of the expediency of the law or the danger of its am...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 7 June 1866

'Local Items. New Adverisements, See and try to get "50 Reward." "Estray Mule." "Positive N-stice" from Tax Collector. To Advertisers.-Orders for advertis ing should be handed in by noon o Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, to secure insertion in the next day's issue OO0MfEROIAL. WINNsnono, June 4.-Cotton--27 currency. Corn, 01.75 per bushel. Flour, $14.00 per barrel. Peas, $1.75 per bushel. Bacon, 18.t-25c per pound. Meal, $1.75 per bushel. Sorghum, 75c per gallon. Tobaceo, 45 to $1.10 per pound. Gold, 35 CHARLOTTR, June 4, 1866.-Cotton. -Market dull at 271 for middlinfl. Flour, $12.50 a 14.00 per barrel. Bacon, 16j a 18c. per pound. Corn, $1.50 per bushel, in demand. Reas, $1.45 a 1.40 per bushel. Meal, $1.50 a $1.60 per bushel. Wheat, none offering. Oats, $1.00 a 1A0 per bushel. Sorghum, 50c. per gallon. Gold, $1.37. Silver, $1.30. N.w YoRK. June 4.-Cotton nomi nal at 37 a 40 Gold 431. Sterling 60 days, 10; sight 111. We cheerfully publish the following letter fo- the information o...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 7 June 1866

We clip from the Washington ,nlion file following tribute to the menory of .1ohnt W. Forney, 1. D., who was violently attiked oi the 22d tilt., in front of the Whito Ilouse in Washington, wit I a disease know i as t lie Johnson "grip." It is proposed to deposit his rent-ins in (he Smitlsonion Institut, as at nuost wonder'ul Fpecimten ot a nenpiicAa s but duckabus of the nineteenth centtry: TIIE DEA D DUCK-A 'AtJo1). Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the barn-yard we litirried, Not a soldier discharged a farewell shot. O'er the grave where poor ducky was bt. ried. We buried him dark/y. at dead of night, The sods with the harn-shovel torting, By the struggling moonbeanm's miity light, And the lantern dimly burning. No tseless colin etnclosed his bpreast, Not a sheet nor a shroud, we wottnd him; Butt lie lay like a dead duch t akin- hii rest, With his tail-feathers soutteredj aunttitd himl. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, Anld smoothed down Iis poor c...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 9 June 1866

TlilE Til _ ___ _v iv BGallardq Desportes & Co.] WltqN'kBORO, S. C., SATUJR AY MORNING, JUNE 9,11 866. [VOL. II.-NO. 56. TIHE TRI-WBKIY NEWS, LFromn the Petersburg Index.] 'lURiNg Sclne of the War-The Evacua. tion of Petersburg, There is not,muoh need to dwell upon the evenes of which these bright, quiet <lays are annivorsaries. No one has forgotten yet; still, some notice may be expected. At daybreak on the morning of the 1st of April. 1865, the cannonading, whiihlalong thd lines on the ininediate front of thu city hid been continuouS -1u1 severe, extendvd along the whole line with redoubled fierceness, until, by ,n6.0i4e, from tho Appomattox to Five V'orks, there was scarely Afty yards of ground along the entrenchments but had its black-mouthed pieces belching forth angry,4moke, and lending the reverbe. ration of its fearful thunders to the mad. dening tuniult. Iarly in the morning, the rattle of musketry began on the right, and soon unceasing roar told that the battle, was...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 9 June 1866

WI NSBORO. Saturday lorpng, Jtne' 9, 166. MrT. P. Si,im-:n; R-o., ile sole agent for this paper in Charle.4on S. C. Old Ireland. It is not a lt tlo rom arkald,' that in civil commotions of any great. mianl. tude, in whatever countrY, mider what ever' govel'nmeit, hi.story slhmw- thit the same radical emise is the foundation of all. Birth, growt h, succe', deline and downfall, are the descriptive terms which may be uzed to give a cliracter istic epitome of de history of everY im tion and; of every government. Man is the Same terIII forever Ised to indi chite the lori of creation. 1*t every M.1n1 is distiict. in clinracter from every other man. Eng;land is the mnme of a nation and a government that has ex isted for half a dozen cmnturis ; but, England of to-day differs from Eingland of every other day. O'no man dlies of cholera to day, as one man lied yester Ua'v, bilt more on affected with Chole ra to day are eired thai wrer cured ves. terd;iy. Men still die of cholera. but cholera i...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 9 June 1866

--Local Items. iew Advertisetmei1s. .t Sale of 4,000 pounds Bacon, by W. 3. Creight. I Sheriff's vae ole Baks Cotton. Sale of Jack, by Messrs. Duvall and Faucett. 200 Bushels No. I White Corn, by Elliott & Co. See the big R R. 0. noti:o of Messrs. 13acot., Rivers & Co.. &c.. &o. May be expected to-morrow as fol. lows : M. E. Church, Rev. A. G. Stacy, II .A. M. and 71 P. M. Eptscopal Church, Rev. W. P. Du. J1os, .1 1A A. and 5 P. M. A. R. Church, Rev. C. B. Betts, 11 A. M. and 3 P. M. Baptist Church, Rev. A. M. Cart. ledge, II A. M. and 4 P. M. Presbyterinn Church probably.) -Th Weather. For the Week ending .1une 8th in. odicitesit summer tendency in earnest. 'Iean temperature 77 degrees. Heavy rhins on the 3d, 4th ahd 5th. To AJdlrtiers,- eT br dvertis ing should he handed in by noon o Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, to secare insort.ion.in the next day's issue 0 OZ X E R 0 1 A L. WN.NSBounO, Juune 8.-Cottaon-27 ourrenoy. Flour, *14& a 15. per barrel. Lard, 27 t...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 9 June 1866

Lron (lie rirvnolioi ourn . 1 To wC4, or nt to wed '! Thmt is tile ,Iaes tion," Whether it's as well for a hhjli. to siffer The pcridiariie. of single life. Or take a lovivg daitsel to w1.n' And stand the consequences.' To eat, to sleep, No more ?-Aye. there is mucih moreI E,len. it tliou*and unnwtural "I)onnut s" 13esides IL1 (lie "responi-ii ie-" That ilcbih is heir to. 'Tis a consnmittion Which woit pily explvnses. Tocat, tosleep To sleep ! 1erchanco to wake--ayo, there's the rub: For in thai "isleep," so-called, wbat s(j,:,dls Iay collie, When Iwe have Shitilie-1 of our' pantaloons, To get np inl the cohl! "That, iat':s the Iat ter" What ma11kte.4 lis leave 1intere.sti wi i lows ;" Fr who wol erliv an ol bitioloelr's nues, Mlideily revenlge (I lie duen//r's e-ilry ). The pangs -i despised love, yoyur owi d Certain 'hints" froiii the 1.111 G)liS, aid the .spurns 'hat patiei merit at list :el' -from tie girl ! Wlhen lie might hiis-v/irre/r piiene 14y getting muarrie'l ? Who would ...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The tri-weekly news. — 12 June 1866

tv'p v1. 1"1 r ___0 SY Gaillardp Desportes & Co.] TE [VOL,R III.-NO. -1" TUESE~AY MORNING, JUNE 12,1866. [O.11-O TOI BRIWERINEWS, TIlE PAIR OF SLIPPERS, rI1ANsI.T:D FROM THE GERMAN, BY L. H. J. ''here lived in Bagdad an oli nrchant by the nane of Abu Kasem, who was luite famed for his avarise. Not.with tanding his riches, his garments wert iliy rags and tatters, and hig turban I oarse cloth whose color could no longer, i determiied. But among all his ar' icles of apparel, his slippers attracted' t most attention. Their soles were stened with great nails, and the upper at.hr was composed of so may patches d pieces. that during the ton years ey had beet, in wear, the different blers in BaLdad had exhausted all air skill to hlid them together. By i is means they had become so heavy it when a person would describe any 'ng very clumsy, he compared it to i slippers of Kasem. As this merchant walked once in the teat market, of the city, there was ~posed to iim a great bargain of stal e...

Publication Title: Tri-Weekly News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
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