vals of reason, formerly supposed to be influenced by the changes of the Moon.
It is related of the late Judge Pettigru, of Charleston, who resisted the madness of the secessionists while he lived, that on being asked by a stranger in the streets of his city the right direction to the Lunatic Asylum, he pointed to the east, the west, the north, and the south, and said, It is there, and there, and there, and there — the whole State is a lunatic asylum.
Banner of South Carolina.
On the 26th, the Convention agreed to send a commissioner to each Slave-labor State that might hold a convention, to bear to them a copy of the South Carolina Ordinance of Secession;
When this question was before the Convention, a member (Mr. Dargan) proposed to send a copy of the ordinance, with the Declaration of causes, &c., to all the States of the Union; and, when it was objected to, he said that a statement of reasons is required, as well as the ordinance.
Courtesy to our late Confederates, he