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As tvarexists, and. notwithstanding all
ouraeffort't GVb ii hf 60ifs!iiliet<d
Alexicolierself,* we' are called" upen: by'
every consideration ofdujaiudtiatrioisi
-to vindicatewith decision. the' hoortie
rights atd the tfteresis of ourcoutr.
Antieiatitiire-dsiblity' of a crisis
likethis 'w1eb ha ati'rived'. instructions
werepivet 1Ati gier tet; a a precau
tioayr 'meadiue,E againsav - invasion or
thr gai indU ,iasio-i utio iz oig-'General
Ta'ybi ifthe emergency required, to ac
cept oluuteer'siiot f'om= Texas only, but
frony-tha-States of Louisiana, Alabama,
Mississippi, Tennesse-atid Kentucky; and
corresiapndingi letters were addressed to
the respeclive governors of'those-States.
These?instrucions were repeated; and in
Jatuy li st spoit afier..the incorporation
of rToxas into our union of Stales,' Gen.
*raylor wa$further- 'authorized by the
Presidenitto male a requsition upon the
exccuguve of ihat State for such ofuts mi
litia firee asimay be needed to repel inva
sionrio secure the country against oppre
hea4edin'varsdn On the 2d day of March,
ne tca agtain reminded "in the event of
the apprach of any considerable Mexi
-can fores -promptly and efficienhly to use
the aatbority -with which he was clothed,
to call-to hitm such auxiliary force as he
might need." War actually existing, and
our territory having been invaded, General
Taylor. pursuant to authority vested in
him by my direction, has called on the
governorofTexas for four regiments of
P~State.oop s-two-to be mounited, and rivo
to servion 'fodt; and on the governor of
Louisiana forfour regiments of infantry.
to be'sent-to him as soon as practicable.
In further vindication of our rights and
'defeaeoof our territory, I invoke the
prompkactiona-of Congress -to recognize
-the existence of the war, and to place at
the disposition of the Executive the means
of prosecuting the war with vigor. and
thus hastening the restoration of peace.
To thisend 1 recommend that authority
shouldie given to call into public service
-a large body-of volunteess to serve not
dess thaa siz or twelve months unless sooner
'diskiarged. -A volunteer force is, beyond
question, more efficient than auj other
body of citizen soldiers, and it is not to be
doubtedna-ntmber far beyond that required
would readily. rush to the field upon the
.call of their country. I further recom
:aeud-that, a liberal provision 6e made
'for sustaining our military foice, and fur
mishing'"it with suppl.es and munitions of
The most.etsergeticand prompt measures,
anl the-imneiliate appearatnce in arms of
a large and overpowering lorce, are re
commended to Congress as the most certain
and efficient steans of britging thee existing
collision with Mexico to a speedy and
In .ntakhi titese recmmendations, I
deem 'itz prope'r to declare !that it is m)
un'iudsiesire not 'bnly to terminate hs
tilities speedily burto-bring all matters in
.dispute bet egn this government ancd
Mexico to an early and amicable atjust
ment ; and, in thiesview,4r-shall be prepared
to renew negotidtionst. wvheneve-' Mexico
shall b'eT stb feive propositious, or
to, nake-propsitionstof her owfnl
-1 ra a op of the;: i.orres
itet st ~ecritarv5CEWar 'at
.the en nii cinoutud on .heDel Norte,
.as are''aces ary afdll understanding of
t s 16 " 4C.-POLK.
Washi, io Ifa 11th, 1846.
EDGEFIELD C. Hi.
WiDerovAY, MAY 20. 1816
TO TH E YOdN(? MZN OE' EbdETfEL6
It is gratifying tonus, to annonnee, that on
SATER DAY next, at 2 o'clock, P. M., there
will bc a -PUBLIC:M EETING at Edgmfield
Court Hot~se,;foi-thte pur pose of raisinig Vo'
lunteert fifthe Mexican Wa..
Thte onj' anien ofithe district, are earnestly
invied'io-coiefor'vard: and shouthier' -their
:aluskets. in ths .service of their country. The
* sacrifice wit e..but-Omall, ad thteir nature
prompts themito.'nake it, aed their nation de
mands at at theiantds. Aanericans territ ory
bears the stap~!e'oI'the invadlers footsteps, anil
America':~ wir tb Ainican blood,
The path ef'tirrig adenture-and hoEnorable
renown is now'opeanjo.the youth of the land,
and we thank God~that-there are somwesmongst
thems who are eager to travel it.. A4 orps of
volunteers are now entrolling themselves is.i this
village, and they-are determined to tender-tbit
gor.*ices: to the-government- before an official
egfr'ii'lie made on-the State~ithat they may
prof ihemnsesete be Voiwnteeru indeed, and
nov~he mere atibstitutes of a dra1.
Tb~yonng to aro-enqested to coine for
ward at anufti~ andgolunteet their services.
Lata may hd tuwdd3:ithe offleof Col. P. 8.
jUaed,~sanisa other plaoes in the-village.
r ' - Hamtbrgicorresponident -undeo
4ase a' tbe 17h upon the siubject of this greal
"s taple, in that niarket, say.:
-in the eari par't of iieWrlek~ we haf..a
-air demnand ro this dic, ind a. number 61
.aMeimteti eslsat tnices rangt
;a rKE 6tu7 eu tsordsstheaiddle-o
e eik trk i-eamever dtlifan
hotdasld rytoedieb gric's, t<
li costheegd of ;h aeh wif theinalk'etfiu
-taqgngao m~s, rei na~choice
srtielek ti r ~ We cah find -ou
nseecau ta atig of feeling, es
capr tie ad,,, -igope .thiisad
vouesavnI1 god.jetpound inuth
*~m eriti x sy
,Sunday as-it was,,when the intelligence of t
Taylor's:victory reached us, we could not for' '
bear toissue an extra, !for the benefit of those
of our suibscribers whlo were not likely to ket I
the news sooner than ie'could send it'to them. I
So splendid and glorious a triumph of -orr lit-. >
tie army, must have thrilled 'every American b
To our Corrsponitets.-" Saluda," must b
.pardon us for not publishing his piece in this e
paper. We feel i: due to our eubecribers, that c
every thing should.give place, at this time, to 1
the news from the army. We must say the ,
same to "Touch me not." We will try to get it
their commanications in the next number. h
Were the Strawlserries of the Banner not sa
turated with milk and. sugar. to make them 1
weigh heavy ? We could have increased the
weight of ours by several grains, if we had
soaked them snaliciently. -
Abbeville can't beat Edgefield at anything.
If the laxner had large Strawberries, the Ad
vertiser had more of them. If Abbeville has e
more fat men, Edgefield has as mny gallant C
men-if Abbeville has larger women. Edge
field has prettier ones, and in fine, if Abbeville
has corn fot sale, Edgefield has more of it than
she has. 0
We have received the second number of the ii
"'CAROLINA BAers?," edited by the Rev. T. C
W Haynes, and published weekly, in the city ti
of Charleston, at Two Dollars per annum, in t
The Baptists of this State, have long been in a
want of such a paper to represent their senti- t
ments and feelings, and to instruct their mem
bers in the principles of their faith, and in the
great doctrines of the Bible which they profess
to take for their code of Church Government.
From the great number of Baptists in this
State, and from their known liberality and zeal
in advancing the interests of their denomina
tion ; and above all from the manly address of
the editor, and his attachment to the Palmetto
State: and from the whole appearance of the
paper itself, we have no doubt that the "Car. ft
olina Baptist" will meet with the greatest en- tI
couragement, and will prove a blessing to our n
Extract of a letter received bp a gentleman of
this village, dated
CoLuarscs, (GA.) May 11.
" I must inform you that the war spirit rag- u
es hoter here than it does in your place, as we a
-n a but three days off hom New Orleans, and 6 ti
days from the camp. The excitement here is p
tremendous:-Volunteers are leaving every t
day in the steamers for Texas; and some of -c
the most respectable citizens. to the number of ;
sixty, are preparing to leave on Friday." .
We learn that fifty-seven volunteers from
the same town, headed by J. S. CAI.uous. io t1
we believe is a native of South Carolina, have
tendered their services to the government. We
know that a South Carolinian will net fuil in s
the hour'o peril. a
TII1: PRESE NT %CRI 1S TIJE :WAI
tryo't th frimpi'ead zeiid.erc o
sumns imallpaits bth&Sonth,:a now rallying. e
to her standard. T y: 'ali'ie.not to calounile '
the consequences; nor do they linger to inves
tigate the.auses'of the wear-it is sufficient for t
them to believe, that they have been wronged, g
and foi them to know, that the blood of their
fellow citizens has been shed. by the handa of
lawless .barbarians. The soil of Texas has
again been polluted by the footsteps of a brutal
soldiery, who in. utter disregard of the rules or
civilize"l wvarfare, have hitherto murdered the
brave taken in battle, without a spark of gen- h
crous humnanity. Our gall ant people seem re-r
.solved to avenge the deaths of their martyred b
,breihren-the Mair prisoners-the victinms of t
~the Alamo. 'rhey beli,-ve that now is the time
to strike for the past and the future, and thie,
whole South and West, Irom the Potomac to
the Rio Grande, and from the Atlantic to the
Mississippi, is quick with the most holy en
thusiasm. -. ..
For out-selves;' we frainkly conifess, that wve
Were always Opposed to the Mexican war. We
iegret~te4 to. see the bes'tile indications which4
threadened the -two nations, and we sincerely
deplored the event. that .was likely <to bring,
aborui al cullsion. of their arms. We.,.kuew',
tilat we had multiplied injuries and insults that
wvould'Gave justified ,us in seekinig redress .at
the point of the bayonet ;-but at ti.esaitetime,
Iwe thlonght it becoming thie magnanimnity of a
great and~powei-ful nationto orbear..to strike
a feeble adversary.. We felt too,-.that we were'
all brothers on this Western Continent, and
endeavoring to tread die same road to happi
ness and glory.. We were convinc ed that the
kings anid crovrned heads of .the old world'
would have been rejoied to e, the.peacegul
a~nd triumi.dant march of fres~dom in the itew
world. retarded in its brightscareer, by anarchy,
or strifre, or civil discord, and we eQuid yeajiue,
with whaifernal delight, their shouts would
have ascended, to see its last rafsextiiggisedl
bygha blood. of. its worshippers- Such wrere
our geniuine feelings and-sentimetsm, and such
were-the eentimnents we. have often expressed
with regard to our disputes with Mexico..
But the blow .has been egoack, and otit citi-.
zens have been sl~a' and whether she be right
or wrong,.we go for our country with all -jur
mind,.and with alliour heartj. It is probable
that there is much to condemn, in the precipi
tancy with-wIch our President pushed our for
cesto the banks of the Rio del Norie,,t toeoke~d.
Ias if intended to inflame to open bosilities thg
Iirritated feelings uf' the Mexica. people;'but
-titisis not the-time .to discuss the proprnet. of~
rhis condusit, nor to pass-that sevesejudgmnent
oI 'on his actions which they should receive
when the contest shalla have, been ended,-and
- vheuible ne-shagne e declared. The ii'.
evesibe dcie bal gneforth. and the shaft
of war had been hurled throu gh the land, and
Severy-man that has the soul @1 an Amesrican, or
t that has beeninourished from the generous be.
ponm ofour eountry, ougtteobe prepared at this
- rlsisito'do'his detyThis is not tbe momentito
a' ask',.what iightour Executive had, to commit
* hhi othnt'ereira.i.a nih 3....~t..s ..
ice to the people, or, what, right he had'to
alungethe country into war with a nationl
uiich we'least wished to annoyand towards
vidchrwe were disposed to exercise the ;*molt
rbtearirig lenity and compassion. We must
ow.strike, and we must strike effectually
y all that is sacred, we.,must " strike-home."
lf adopting such a course. the war will sooner
e brought to a close, and our differences wil.
e much sooner settled, and our wounds-soon
r healed. This temporizing or hesitating poll:
y is a fatal policy at any time, and during
rar it is utterly ruinous. The man that pan
is now to ask, who brought about the conflict,
like the man, whe, when his neighbor's
ouse or his own house is on fire, cries"stop
to incendiary," W'hilst the devouring flames
alI on 4lnfestrained, and wrap the nobile telie-"
ent in destruction and ashes; or he is like
iat -seaman, who, when his gailant ship has
een blasted by the scathing thunderbolt, neg
aets to extinguish the fires which are duartig
trough her shrouds, and enveloping the tow
ring structure in ruin, to speculate, on the
muse that sent the fatal messenger from the
Our feelingsaand convietions -being sucd as
'e have expressed, we aretrnly proud to see
ur countrymen, from all 1uarteas ruslhing with
eroic ardor to the condict-it dogs honor'to
em as men-it does honor to tiem as Aine
ris,-it does honor to the country they call
eir own. The noble Alabamians, who were
to first for the fiaht-the Louisianiaps, the
lississippiana, and the chivalro:s Georgiaes,
re all acting their part, like brave meen and
"In peace,.there's nothingso becomes a man,
As modest stili ness. and humility:
But when the blast of war blows in our ears,
Then imitate the action of the tiger." .
" Dishonor not your mothers; now pttpt,
That those, whom you called fathers did be
get you !
Be copy now to mn :ofIrosspr blood,
And teach them fhow to war !" . . ..
We wisi that every man who -enters. this
ght, may deserve.the victor's crown. We-trust
tat our peoiple will once more .'prove the
aetle of their pasture," show what they coald
a in battle, and warn European nation',
road and potent as they are, whatth'ey might
xpect in a war v' ith the United States.
As osur readers will see bty .to-day's 'paper,
aui his Rom -solemnly declared by the Sennte,
nd H9:yse t.LRepresentatives, to exist at this
me. between the United States and the Re.
ublic of Mexico. The Ptesident.4as ipued
e usual procamatin, and summoted the
ountry to rise in its own defence, and to exert
s atiost to prosecute the war to a speedy ter
The following are'the principal provisionsof
ie act, as it has passed both, houses of Coni
it autherizes the President tpraise.fiftytholiu
in'd Volunteers, to serve for twelve months,
td for the purpose of enabling him to do so,
,appropriated Test Miluons of Dollars. It al
eppowers the Executive to fi'nisl id eqiip
Ulmvisssels of war rf!altehi;bh Alc9
tann tsd to eployih then.svico
thei country, all merchant'vessels th'it are
oable of being armed and turned into ships
41e act was leaded through ,C.nqgres with
is greatest uitsimity, and indeed with the
reatest -veciprttion. It seems that.menibers
rere-called upon to rote fur the measure; evei
efure they hajd hstd tim, to read the evidencep
sat hosilities inid heeug.commnenced by the ar
ies of the -two nations., '1h'e nIyosI intense
citement and enthusiasm prevails-at she city
f Washington, and in .tr.uath, thsroughout the
road limits of this confederacty. Though the.
easures that have broughitabout the war -may
e regretted by :Nany patudets, -ywst we venture
a say, that such spirit and- unanimity as have
een exhibited by our Ceugress, in .his'wost
>lemnn act they have jusat published .to tho
orld, were never exhibited by any public as
enbly on the face of-the earth, .on a~similar
mergency. In a republican govemnmentrist
really a miracl#,.'.The Bill passed thme House
y an overwhselming vote o'f17. to 4; and it
assed the Senate by the astonishing vote of
0 to 2; Mr. Calhoun and one or two others
ot voting at all...if our.Congress should al
rys act with such promptness and decision,
s have characterized, these lute poceedings,
ie would have, no reasonto fear guy nation .in
e world-our arnms .would be. successful
hrever they wero directed-we wjauld -be
ble to dictate our own terms of peace to the
toet powerful adversaries that could contend
gainst us.' A free people, who are firmly
mited at home. whether their cause be just or
ot, may bid defiance to the world in arms
iey can vamnish 1.hree times their numbers
Imost without an ch'ort. .:
Without looking rfor a moment into the caus
s af the war, since wve have been plunged into
right or wrong. every American must feel
ejiensd to see with -what. alacrity-with what
nalplating .patriotism, the. noble-heal-lted
angmeneof -the whole nation, evenjfromn
~prk to T'sxas, eae rushing forth to-enlisitheme.
elvesunder ite'lanneir of their-counyy,i1
is ilie hour of he~r .most immi-n'ent danger.
hIe late~s papers bring accgunts of,Vol.utsteers
om Pennsylvenia, frodm Maryland, from Ten.
essee, from'Kentu'cky, and from Georgia, and
nshort, from.almost every State in the Unioa
-all pouring forward to be the first in the fight
-4e be the first to grapple with the foe; with
an ardor end an heroic emulation that would
rave done honor to the citizens of Greece or
Umtg., We Ilearn tilat forty orfifty young men
n ,our neighborinmg citopfAngusta, have alrea
ly volunteered their ge~vices to the :govern
nent. Our noble* ipetropolis, Charleston, is
dlo pie pariiag. so send her "sons to thae, battlb.
Even Old Edggifield has caught the.flame-a
abic meeting has been called in.Hda:fIibtg te
ather in recruits,.and a cosny 'nof about
hirty or forty men have. Eurold..th'hir names,
n and about our own. village. Wekeowvth-at
Edgefield will perform h~rsri. If oir sae
Jistrict, which has always: been distingauished
'or the gallantry and bravery of herinhbimtants
should fail to do hot duty in a-drisiswlike' the
preent~as much aq~we love her, we weould .be
..uamod taonwn her'i ninrae.we wounld never
igsir acknoirk a it was'bhe thatgav
Wleelfrae ,iitie tntioi tathe. follow,
inp P r TO 'ianifhePresidnht
Vbe'r a . 1R Congress of the. United
Ste s , tii hof ie constitutional au
thori'. v iuibm, have=.declared by
the e ng ti this day, that, "by
the ag t epublic of Mexico, a state
of wa*ii ;weentait government and
the United Ite5."
Now:ee re, .M1ES C. POGLK,
Presidet o h'ie States of Ainerica,
do here : lain the same to all whom
it miy cone; aid- [do specially enjoin
ona lperin old"g ollices, civilor mili
uary, nder e authority of the United
Sa:'esItbu Tbevigilait'and'zealous in
disclia in iAestes iv;.ely incident
tberetot ab d1 ' oreover- exhort all the
gol lie'Uni ted tates, as they
love dettr Co tryi as tev feel the wrongs
whithla he 0 n the ,astiesori
oitaju .s t'' eyopsu,lt tire
!sest olet, 4br the blessing of Bivine
Provteice, Iidigjg. its ; falainities,
tha .bi ' rt ihe'mnelves in. preserving
order, n petnfitig concord, in maintaining
the .aurlrii :-anificiay"ofthe Iaw,-ad
in esul ,ithm .initgprating all the mea
sores !11w ii be adopted by the con
stimie i aut es fr obtaniug a speedy.
a j t end bonrablle peace.
Jd .ttim wheref. I have hereunto
set band: a:nd caused the seal
b . f tired.&ates to be afixed
$ '3. tP!t e. presents. Done., at the
ety-.~,Wasbington the thirteenth
daya iMay, one thgusand eight
hundred and forty-six, and of the
tndependenace=of the United States
J. EIES K. POLK.
%Se rutary of State.
o ii es-siona I,
,Was.ArIoronr, May 2.
The momegghe.journal.of:ilie Senate was
read, a 'messagp was, announced from the
Houar of reAtaitives, brisging in the bill
"providing :ts e prosecution of-te existing
wear~hetwpa thn United States-and the tepub.
tic 6f Mfesico,!'and having been twice read
by its title
Mr. Allen m-ped to. postpone all the priot
business, and proceed immediately to its con.
AIr.. langun avowed his-readiness -to vote
for-the 50,00inen and the ten millions of dol,
lara,;buthid iot' al objection :to parts of the
bill, b icaise' y eomnbelled laim'to assuine a
fact without evidenee ri'its existerce.
Mr. Clay toniasked why the bill should not be
put in such a asape as.all could vote, for it 1
He thoughtititnposeible that the documents
which wee so eolumnions could have .beep
read, ind.haw'*Were 'they to .decide whether
'theie was warry not!.
Mr. Allenoiiiended fot -the Bill as it was,
and aid tliCotiiutiieeos oForeign Relations
were als japr ed'to snstiain-the President
and to assort ".'liey were iti actual state o
Attewpbt weiW nuato strike out tiie v6ri
'rosecute the ar to a successful termini
ton,' and 'ioi -. .'aspel invasion, but on ta
king the eas ys, hsame result was
" 1:M3ious,' . *ewe;,e in an ac
tuanoued - .*~'.
pike -onsn d't'de
bate wva cptin oititernissio, uptHI at
unusually A.l .spur,-an :effort was made to
strile out tie Preamble, :but 'the vote "stoOC
yeas Id, nays28. That- was decisive.
The bill was 1$en made to. undergo some
trifingiqmodificsti~nai in- its details, and we
mpoiied to theCutmittee.
--11. Calhounhad mude an appealto then
as uteet, p&triots,IOmwake 'thedeii'ed change
but they would not-hq. spoke ofthe- danger o
thewuceedingI,U4 -ad iuted' -Ont t'o them tha
the senttimezttoh whole civiliaed world-'wa
towards peacesandsthat they wVere rushing at
thughtkessly,' heedlessly, hatstily on the moe
tremendons events. War, once commenced
might becnegenerat-tmight invok'e us witl
other niations; ,and -disturb'the peace -of thi
wor.ld-the'ig~ht 'ot blockade might bring.ii
cottftict with-Franseand Jgnlantd.-.-Privateer
tight ruin our commerce. -Me- said he woui.
not vote-lor thebill, with or withont: the pre
andale, he would siot:mnake war on Mexico, bj
making waro-the gOnistiution of hiist~ountry
The dissentient votes were Mr. Davis, o
Mssachansetth; d'id Mr. Thoasa Clayton,o9
Dela*&?e.' Mr. Calhonji did~not vote, and th.
Whigs voted wads a solemn protest 'against the
preamible. The baill asII sent to the H ouse, a
half past?7 P. M., add the amendmne.ts were
-List oflyeas and nays as-the bill fully passe.
the Senate: -"-- ' ' ' 2
Yeas-Mesrs. Allen, Arehcr, Ashley, At
chison, Atherton, . Bagby,, Barrow, Blentona
Breese, Bright, Cainerou, Cass,Johmn M. Clay
ton, C alquitta..Curwin,'Crittendena, Day ton
Dickinson,l'Ittuston, Jardagin, Jenaness. Johin
son of ltery~d ,JohnsoofLouisiana, Lewis
McDutlie, Mangum. Morehead, -Nile.; Pen
nacker, Rash, Semple, Sevier, 'Simmons
Sight, Str-genl Turneys Upham,Westcott
bodlridge and Yulee--40h .-- :
Nayn--Mesrs.Thma Clayton and'Davis
AN ACT providing4for the' p'rosecution of iib
existingavey betwveen the United States an.
the usepublic of Mexihco.
Wheress, by-act. of the o~~tptf,.Me~ico
a stateoT war &iistti betieen that govert
ment-and-the Umted -States.. :-:
Be it -uent by the Senate anid-House of Rep
resenatislOf the ['nited Ai~btes ofAnerica s
Congress asemz~e What~ur the purpose a
enabling tiefd ~6vriat of -the United Statel
trosecatj.a war to a speedy and suee
, term eabow'the President be, and he it
hereby, aitthorized to implo 'the militia, naval
andi military forces of the nuited"States, an
to call forand:accept the. services of any nuis
bar of voluiteers, hot exceeding fifty thousatul
who mayfofiihr their services either as. cavalrl
artillery, ortrfiemien, to'sarve ttwelve month
afer thef shell ive.,arrived at* the -plas C
rendezvous, or 'o the end of the it, ulet
s'ooner dischar'ed; according othe 1timne fe
which thyshf -have been rnuatered into sea
vice; and hlatih5 POut-of.:entilillioms'of d6o
Ia outof aqy wein9 'rin tjesi. .ar, zt
com~ into the trasu~ rnot' ot ervt.:ieapprc
priatd be, and the sysne is hereby, apprppr
ated;- ot'trposeof ciaryngt the provia
ion of this at e'oct..-, .' ,
Sec.M.Z 4#t rJarlexctr, d'hot t
militia, whetieilled rnto'ihe service of the.E
Staes byevirine of thiraster 'ti otheri ac
if in She, pniQp.0f-the-Prefnt of th
Unted States tJ9pnlrfiatgst tjpetiioi
e codm elledd , irveRter~&ntexekdia
six tohthsj , ' srvalIt,~t. p ~lace
rendqvous, aUn WyOnh~s. antess sooner'dit
chargud: - 3 - - - .
sidvolhteSS '-~a eTothe
ad ifcaveanleinih" d hoi'i
eqtipmeeiad ~ lhet5nu ed int sei'vic
shall be arnill-at the qzpsue ofthe U. State
Sec. 4,' A.b it ,frdfiv-enaceThat . ai
volunteersshall, ibea call& jtto acthaserad-iJ
*ice,'ida'"while m nit the bbeiebject 4
t the rules and attshl ho'in 3
"all' respects; except asVi clothing aid: pays
placed onthe same footing;itbuimilaYsF rps a
t of the-United States army .'and inlieu o clo
thing every non-commisstondd officer and pri.
vate ins any company who may thus offer him.
self shall be entitled, when salled into actual
service, to receive a sam equal to the cost of
clothing ofa non.coinmisuioned officer, or pri
vate (as the case may be) in the regular troops
of the United States.
" See. 5. And be it further enacted, That the
laid volunteers so offering their services shall
be.acceptpd by tike l'.resident in companies, bat
talions, squadrons ail -reginents, whose offi.
cets shall be-appointed- in the manner prescri
bed bg law-in the several.. States- and.T'errito
ries, In which suc cmpanies,- battaliens,
squadrons, and regiments shall respectively
belong. - -
= Sec. 6. Aed'be it farther cawcted, That -the
President of the United -States; be, and tie is
hereby authorized to organize companies so
tendering theirservicesinto batalions or squad
rons; battalions or squadrons into regiments.'
regiments into brigades ; and brigades into di
visions.ens soon as the number of-volunteers
shall render such organization, in his judgment
expediert-; and the President shall, if necessa
ry, apportion the staff, field, and - general off J
ceis among the respective States and Terri- s,
tories from which the' volunteers shall tender ti
their services.as he may deem -proper. si
Sec. 7. -And be it further enacted. That the
volunteers who may be received into the ser it
vice ofthe United States; by virtue of the pro- ii
visions of this act,-aud who-shall be wounded or c
otherwise disabled in the service, shall be en-. A
titled-to all-the benefit which may be coulbrred V
on persons wounded in the service of the Uni- of
ted States. - E
- Sec. 8: And be it further enacted. t hat the o
President of the United, States, be, and lie is J
hereby authorized forthtvith to complete all the
public armed-. vesels-now authorized by law,
and to purchase or charter, arm, equip and -
man such merchant vpssels and steamboats as,
upon eiainianition may be found fit, or easily
converted into armed vessels fit for the public
service,.tndin-such number a9 he may deem 1,
nieaessary:for the protection -of the seaboard;t
lake coast, and the general defence of the !
country. - - -
Sec. 9. And be it further enacted. That when
ever the militia or volunteeas are called and
.received into the service of the United .States,}
under the provisions of this act, they shaill have
the - organization of the aryn of the United
States, and shall have. the samie pay and al
lowances; and all mounted privates, non-com
missioned officers, tbusiciansndartificers'hal
be allowed 40 centis perday fur the-use and resli
of their horses, except of horses actually killed
in action.; and if any mounted volunteer, non
commissioned officer, tmsician or private shall
not keep himself provided with a serviceable
horse, sid-volunteer sha'll seive on foot:
The Senate, then, at half past 6 o'clock, ad- f
.journed. - - .
7DOES NOT REASON and corn- t
moo:4epseteach us that EXPEcTOaATtor
is-the tost n-atralas well as the mostief
fectual ag#nt in arresting and- caring Pul
monary Diseases : Reason says :yes, be
cause Q~bstrucion is :either iinnedigtely
or remortly tf'e- .catre of. Inflamtnuaion
and Catariral Fevers, poduciug roup-,
Consumption, and Abscessesofthe Lungs,
Pain aqd Soreness of the 'hroet, Breasj
Sides,or hoilders. -oi' is,:,e it'g
mucuous and -perulene secretations;ite ea
1y. clogging up tbe lizdgs,io-is to m aF'
or less --impeJesboth ripistioetiail iha 's
-Hoarseness atndi loss i o; sus.
the heart and'ceet;yrupture o oblod.ves
sclI-an'l hlegding from hroat and Luagi, i
and-Spiting of. Blod. -
- Ib remove this obstruction, frota whiei.
all these-alarming.and dangerous diseases
originate, and to. produce a radical curd,
niothing- hal ever -beens-found equal to
Jayjne's Erpectorant. - - -
- It utanda uhrivalled--il brande pre-emi
nent-try it, and you-will he forced to ac
knowledge ihat. its --virtues have not, nfor
cannot be overrated; that it stands far j
above and beyond- ihe reach of competi
lion; that it ne reasotnable, the only natural
and-the only truly succefful method of ar
resting and curing diseases of the Palmo
nary Organs. - - --:
*R. S. Robmeras- is Dr. D :Jayne's only
Ageht. at-Edgefield Court Ilouse.
Beware of Counterfeits A~
Died of -Scmle' Fever, in this District,"ott
Sundady the 39th'of April. Mrs. Er:zsa-rn'B.
FULLaR, wife of Rolsa M.'-Fuiller, in the 44th
year of her age. . She has left a kind~aft'ctins
ate husband,-two spns. an aged miothqr. broth
ar and sistern,-besides a large cirold of relatives
and friendswho (vill ever resgiectively.chea ish
her - memory. Shne was a kind aff'ectionate
daughter and sister, peace to her memory.
T ills felightful watering-- place tvil be
ready to recei~e co~mpany -by'the first
of June, with acconmmoduinions to suit any who
maf'ravor me-with-a call at the following rates:
Man pe-r daje-$1 -25
o 'week', -6 00
Oveb iu'and less than four, -5 00
"our 4 00
Children anad servants half price,
Horse per day, 62j
"' " week and over, 3 50.
P.S. The above property is for sale on rea
JNO. C. TIMMERtMAN.
May 20 4t 17
Extra COurt of Equity. -
N conseuence..of the necessary and pro
tracted absence of some of the $lembers of
the BI4 of this District, at the A ppeal Court
nowsatt'ag in Columbia, ChancelIlor-Deerta
" has passe 'an order that an Eztra Court'ef
r Eq:typ 4er- EdgeGl'eld Distiitt, he held for said
, Distract, on;Monday the 29dm-day ofitine tnest.
to continne in ession one week. I'to Courf
will be -held onthe first Mondaj in 3nune, and
-all persons concerned will .take-notie of, and
atetid at the-Ezdra Cour, mmeinciiig as lioje
stated, on the 29th June nelt. -* * *
S . S,.TOMPKINS. C. Ei E.D.
Cem'-mrs. Office, -Edgefeld V: H., ~
- May 13rl846. -5 -
s May 16 ---: --!t---,! -
--! Tbe Hamblirgpia iers wil 'yh bv
. order. -~
State of Sout1h Cardii,
C ' DGS~fI LDnITRW-T
ifOLLED before tse,:.iy G.Wjones -ii,
.1-iaig neafrthe Pine'House, iisid-istric,
antia MULE of, the liay solor, of ibosit.
e tireset,six inekres'in height. of baoit saix
I;, years..d a' -without any brahds or mhk
s pereivabt. The said Male has been apprais
e' ed ast d'ollrs...--..
I. "'-JOSEPH ABNEY; Maglist.
Hk."TE ROOK CANDY: '
VW thaIua Caisjm in quarrbotJew-s .,
Crushed8' a Ona,
Silits pick Salmon.'
Carmine Red -Iak, -
Endyctop'eliaifef A ie Enowledge,
Parley's First Book orlii o. ',
New York' Readers Nos. 1, and
Gunams' Domestid Medi'ine,
A splendid Cologne at 62& cts . quart,
Fine Cologne ar 50 cents a quart
Steel Watch Chains,'
Pen and pocket Knives and Bcissors. Mr#
Pocket and Dressing Combs,
Tooth, Toilet and Nail Brushes,
1latand Hearth Brushes,
Twin Buttons for Coats,
Razors and Shaving Cream.
For sale by -. -B T
Edgefield C. H., 19th-May,18(6.
May 20 2t 17 -
- PUBLIC SALE.:
Y order of the assignee, on -'Monday the
1st day bf lnne hex: at 12 M::'wiwfbe
ld in fiont.of the Court Houie in this bice
te following tracts of landibelnogingto-te'as
gned estate of'the-latelarkbes a Poag, w*it
All the right. title,and interest of the assignee
: that tact of land- in Beach Island; eontain-"
ag 226 acred, 'aore or leas, knbwo a the ,'.
berry Grove.tract; and adjoining landi of D .
I. Gailplan:-the'esftne of G. Nail, aai . 2.
Vrigbt. Also, all the right, title, and idterest
r the assignee iii that other tract of- land' iii
arnwell district, containitrg 482'acies, amord
r less, adjokaing lands of Henry J. Ardiss and
ames H. Hammond.
Terms made known on day of sali.
May 20 2t 17"
Y virtue of snn.y write of Fieri Facial;
to ml directed. twill procied to sell at.
ai house of the lefeindart, on Wednesday thlt
ird day of Jne next. the following property,
1 tholfollowaagcawe. to-witt -
A..W.igfall v. L. T. Wigfall; W: P. Botlery
s. the saine: S. Christie and W. M. Burrand
thers, deverally, vs. the same; tivo'cowe, se
on. head of hog, household and kitchen fur
itdre,.ad a libruay of books.
Terms i faale cash. -
11. BOULWARE, S.E. D.
Mayi 18 t 18..
STRAYED from thesubscri.
her, a SORREL MARE' rith *i
blaze face, one white foot, and
her right sye-has a blneish'cast -
roin a hurt,'but'stitl sees out of it, the odter eye.;
gnod,: 7 years did? pacer and rack&'ell
bount 1 hands .high. :Ay-person tvho' wil'
ake her up, and''i.nforn -the sub'scriber-of the
ate, will-cotfer.a favor, pdt) will be reward T
d finri deir trouble. ,4d+:resei,
' Ridge Post Office, Edgefield 'district.
May 20 .. .3 17
. outh Carolina,
-E1 GEFNELD DISTRICT:
Bland;.Cklih-" Co., Bill fo D4.
o' anti othe's; ins t: a'5'Nt
i b AlbkiianithhnU othegs.') R .
N+ conformity tie the orer o. ChahceI ,
-ohsto nug'tbise4 ablic+ ' ,
. ave :' -_h.. . "r Via: "'
hde Alidetliahda 'blpW'
atd arfrad'ant'" artippl!i
eeds . OMP.I-. s CrE D ,.
May 29 5t
lo .,Aserting that ale above nameda ~i
reparation,--will..in from three iver
ainues, affor~d relief in Pleurisy,-Quincy,~
l'oothachet Nervous Headache, antd Neu'.
.algib painis . generaiJy, -he:-propriretor i~
ustified by a multittyde of astonisliing:
-Rheuatism also yields spEedily to this
'remedy,'and Gronap, in iss-e~aly (and onig -.
murable) stages,.mey be overeourme in a few
-Proepayed solely by ,fos. l Rowrass,
176 Ma-rket:Sareet. F~hiladelphia, where it
nay be had w-holesale anid r'etail. It meij
ilso be had 'of his agents throughout the
Price 50 cents per bottVd; '.
-Fo'r sale-am Edgefield C~ourt House by
R. . ROBERTS, Ageiit.
May20 217- 1
Saddlery- and hlarness
* - I take :great pleasure in
~remmrnity to my patrons and
uriends in general, my 5in.
* cere thanks, for their:.Very
liberal paronage'ddl'ing the
past year. I.A ddidn also,
take tis cpilso~nity to an
fora .thenui; tit..Ishall- still
eolintueod-carry on my 6n
'iness at cay old stasd, .Aithle first- door above
P'resley and Bryan'd li'.k store, w):er'e may
be found, atoall .tiiieh; all kind's of H1ARNES5,
SADDLES, BRIDLES. and all otierrarticle
genemllykep~t in such establishments
Stilitary eqdiipage~ made~to 'diermi then moist
oppreved styles ~illalso be prompuy ftarnish.
ed at'my$ sho'p.
.All persons wishing to'hvuyd Iho6 Will give.
meca call. I shail endesVar to puf all ay ar
ticles ma low, as fia justice to myself, I cani pes
sibly afi'id to do. D. ABBEY.'
May 13 . tf . 16
7' 'Millsille, Mayv 8, f846. * '
T .H EUpgerBjanalionaoftheseienth Reg .
IIimnewll-te and appear at the 'Pine
Homfey-od 8atuirday tie 30th of' May. armed
and equipped as the law directs, for Drill and
Inustrtetioni.-The edsmuissioned and non-corni
misned.9)flces ik davtreviod~s.
-Thme Lower Battalion 'vill be niid appear at'
tie Cherokee"Puds, on -Saturilaf. thae6th-of
;Juno next, prmedl u4-equiped sthe law' din
rects. for Drilland'instruction. 'The'cotiimis,
sioned iid non-corpisioned Officerste da
previous. -: -'
- GILE~ .D. MftM8,XCol. ' &~
. a Z?
a boved' times. m a
T HE rirpitrtsipo
to kesp- &hgyasilortietif fry lEs
peso of at'rsasounable pricesfobr Clas k
He 'a daily receiving 157,W OODS,%
the N jtlrn tearkets.