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OTOER "NOTES. The long continued rains have to some extent injured the cotton. 1 hear of some complaint that the cotton is sprouting In the boll. Mr Rufus Altman, had occasion to chastise one of his hands (a negro) u few days ago. The negro has entered suit against Mr, Altman. The case will cunie up before Judge Eidson, From all information Mr. Altman was fully justified. A ripple of excitement is progressing at diis.hour In the community. A bear fearlessly walked up to Mr S. A. Week's house and helped himsulf to u hog. Some of the neighbors are in pursuit of his thieving bearship. Ah, my, between the old black bears of Kdisto and the gold back bears of Wall street the poor old farmer and his sheep have a hard and unsafe lot, in life. i-:. a. B.