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EDGEFIELD, S. C.
SWEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1855.
-. CROWDED OUT.
Wke give up oir entire space this week to our im
.medi:ute Congressional Representative and others.
We know that our 'reders will prefer their discussion
-of the important subjects before the country to any
-thing we can say. We ask the careful attention of all
to these articles.
CRITTENDEN'S" fifth number on Cuba, has been
.reoeives, but deferred until next week.
g' TAE Rev. Dr. BIRMINGHAMs will preach at
Dr. II. BURT'S on Sunday the 26th of August, at 11
o'clock, A. M.
"TuE latest advices from Europe, by the Baltic,
tp to the 28 It July, have been received, but the news
from tie Crimea is unimportant. The French con
tinued their approaches, while the Russians were
strongly fortifying all the important points. It was
rumored that Gen. Simpson and Omar Pasha had re
X2? THE Louisville Journal of the 8th inst., says
the riots -%ere disconnected with the election, but
were premeditated by the Irish, who were the aggres
sors in the first instance.
g"'Fsbt.INew.Orleans we learn that there is a
diipoitiu inu'the part of some of the restless spirits in
Texas to aid in the revolution in Northern Mexico.
There is said o- be a military - organization for this
purpose, and Capt. Henry, the well knownrTexan
Ranger, has issued an address upon the subject.
.jgP GRaT excitement prevails in Kansas con
cerning the new Governor. The Legislature distrusts
his soundness on the slavery question. A petition is
circulating requesting the President to appoint Wood
son in case Dawson declines.
a"P WE learn with .deep regret that Maj. I. J.
Dean, of Spartanburg, diedI at the Virginia Springs,
on the &l of August, of a disease of the heart. He
wvas widely knownt and as widely esteemed.
27 Is New .Orleans last week there were 336
,deaths, including 220 from yellow fever.
EgP TutE difliCulties between the Postmaster Gen
eral and the Greenville Railroad Company have beena
adjusted, and Mr. Campbell has- yielded~ to their pro
,g Wuz~tr is now worth in Augusta (says the
Chronicle 4- Sentincl) froin 75 cts to. $1 per bushel.
Ef Col. A. G. Sux~zE a has been elected Orator
for the occasion of the. Third Annual Exhibition of the
Laurensville Agricultural Society, to be held at Lau
rensville on the 4th Wednesday and Thursday in.Sep
teinher next.. .
29" lion. W..L. SuAmtxEY, formerly~ludge of Se.s
sissialppi, andI late United States Consul at Ihavana,
jhas onsented to run for a seitin the lower H~ouse of
tihe 31ississipipi Legislature. He is the candidate of
ggP Mir. Mta. J. RtcnEYv, we are. informed, (says
the Abbev ille Independent Press) was brutalg .mur
dered, on his own premiscs, near Donaldsville, in this
.1Isit,4se bight J~teek. Hleiad -retuirhed froin
a wedding party, at~which.hts family (awife and two
or.ihree-childzen) r,-mained, nnd was found dead in
his own- yard neftmorning. .A maul, lying by, bore
mnlshief-having, bm'en.tlha instrument of death. .The
door oaf his-smoke-htouse, was open, and the prestump
lion is that a thie f or thievas~committed the mnurder.
AtantED, in is Yillitge, on Wednesday evening,
*Sth inst., by WV. 1L A tkinson, Esq., Mr. A x.aT
A. PArr nud MisLrz.sg c.lderst daughter cf Mr,
S. Cuvar,:..ll of thi., place.
AI~a Eon junaphy Q~Veniog, 12th inst- by Re..
D. Bodie, MCWifr CalwFORD and 19iss . zA--.
IIETII WtarLr all of this Distril-t.
O BI T URY,.
DIE D, at the. resideaee of.hIer Eon-. James Bean,
inuhis: Diatrict,.on the 18th .ult., Mlrs. MARY
BEAN, yeliet of James Bean, Sr., in the.71st year
of her age. - -
It is but seldom that we record the death of one
whose whole life tras so uniformly thatof Ohe Chris
tifin as the subject, of this notice. :For 30 yearssshe
was.an honored member of the Baptist Church, at
Good Hope, proving by her mcek unobtrueive walk
--hebk deiglit jh the ordininees of the snctumary of
her Lord atdd.hlaster-'-her love t'o-his. people, and
her ministratioits to the needy'and afflicted, that she
- helonged'to*%at blessed class of -whom- the Prophet
wrote. " Who can-finid a virtuous womin, for .her
price is far above rubiesr"-:-"Shae stretqhethr'forth'
.1e-hatnd to the- joor,:y'en she- reaihueth ~forth her
*hand- to the needy,"--"She--looketh well io the
ways of hier household, and eateth not the bread of
idleness,-" A weomati that. feareth the Lord she
aloull. bo prnised."
-lan one particular. attribuste .of the Christia'n, she
qvut toidhame nmny of lier-sex who profess the-uhy
-namne-of Christ, and yet cast shame.. -on H Iis-cause,
..and ont-hei(ir profession, by l.he.unenviable sits, that
.i.utoward atnd-de-gratding curiosity wh'gh causes poor
-week Jiumanity to-p~ry into the:affhirs 6f their neigh
.tiues, withr whicht they have no. concern. Her wish
'ws to. hseir-ken to nothing butt saueh things as -per
Iinedu ito the comfort and well, being of her fellow
-Ta:aanr-up the pr-ominent virtues of the deceased,
She was a faithiful wife to the ChrIstian-husband she
has gonte to mneet'in Heaven. A tender and devoted
mother'td'ehildredi whd showed by their love and
veneration Etha''shu deservedi all the measure of
their esteem A kind and 'provident mistress, and
satind nnd estiable- a neighibor that her loss will
be felio.m' and sincerely. To 'th'ne of her friends
who proved the good Sahnarltanas in her time of dire
need- nnd trouble, -Ihe expreissed her perfect willing
~ness to-dhe, to la'y her'weary'aching head upon the
bo&Iohiif her -Stviour, and sink into thast sweet re
pose, " w'here the wiekted ense from troubling, and.
tlfe weary ar-e foriever at'rest."
--- ONE *tto -aPRECaTED HER Woatu.
Ma son i e No tie e
-4mGULtAR( Coimonioation of'.
OIDIA LODGE, No. 50,
. .1.~ ilbe-held at their Hall,
~n tturdq.eeani'ng, 21st Aug. at
o'clok. .--'- . -.
Every member -ntlie Lodge is earnestly- request
ed to pitenti~this ageeting,.as business in which all
,re'intel'es;Jd.il bc(roughtkup and must be acted
-qvoid f the Wy M.
- -9or - A, G. TEAGUESzc'aw.
- dgefieldl ~uzzars, Attentida.
E ACII ia eve,ry member or this Companydre
notified t'o return -the SWORDS they now
jjhgve to .Git.Gzer.j- at tdeid' C. l.,' on the
Sirst Monday Jn Septemiber.next, in good condition,!
fo'r fhe pqrpose of getting smal.ter' and better ones.
~SrieLyatteiion. is;ees~ted Lo the Above..
* yl o'rmi-r~ f -. Csipt. . B.,GRIFFIN. I
W. g. .so' ...1
Edgefeld Flying Artiery,
- YOU are hseuby summoned to
be and appear at your parade
ground (Edgefield C. H.,) for
Drill and Instruction, on the first Saturday in Sept.
Those Members who have not had their uniforms
made yet will do so immediately.
Persons wishing to become members of the Com
pany will attend at the time above specified.
CM The weekly night Drills will be held, as
heretofore, every Thursday night. All who can at
tend should do so.
By order of W. C. MORAGNE, Capt.
E. Mims, O. S.
Aug 15 3t 31
Palmetto Fire Company,
A FULL attendance of this Company is request
ed at the Engine House on Thursday evening
next, at 71 o'clock, to attend to. important business
then to be brought before the Company.
By order of the President.
WM. LOGUE, See'ry.
Aug 15 It 31
Saluda Sentinels, Attention,
OU are hereby summoned to be and appear at
Y RICHARDSON'S on the 4th Saturday in
September next, prepared for Drill and Instruction.
All desirous of joining the Corps will report
themselves on that occasion; and it is earnestly
hoped that many will attend for that purpose.
By order of Capt. A. D. BATES.
JAs. A. Dozlia, O. S.
Aug 15 7t 31
T HE Co-Partnership known as Witt & Palmer
is this day dissolved. .
W. S. PALMER.
Aug 7, 1855. if 31
. . C A-' .
T HIE Undersigned returns his sincere thanks to
his friends for their patronage while located in
Hamburg, and hereby informs them that he can be
found (after 1st September next,) at the House of
WARD, BURCHARD & CO.,- opposite the Ma
sonic Hall, Augusta, Ga., where he would be happy
to see and serve them, and where a F ULL and
Complete Stock of Dry Goods,
aan always be found, which will be sold as LOW
as from any House in the City.
M. A. RANSOM.
Hamburg, Aug 13, . if 31
A C a r d.
S E. BOWERS, Agent, may be found under
s the American Hotel, where he tenders his
professional services to the publid.
W Large bills entrusted to his charge will be
put up in the neatest style, and fees very moderate.
Hamburg, Aug 13 tf 31
Foreman's Iron Plow Stock.
T HE attention of the Planters of Edgefield Dis
trict is respectfully called to this justly celebra
ted PLOW STOCK. I have purchased the right
for Edgefield District, and they can be had at my
Shop at Edgefield C. I., and also of Robinson &
Jackson, hamburg, at $5,50 per Stock.
From Certificates in my possession, I am war
ranted in.sayipg that it has no superior for all pur
poses. Its durability, together with its peculiar
fitness for sub-soiling our old and worn out lands,
makes it the most desirable Plow now in use.
W Any person wishing to try them can do so,
and if they do not answer the purpose, may return
them without charge. S. F. GOODE.
Aug 15 tf 31
Edgefield & Aiken Rail Road.
NdOTICE is ereby given that application will be
made at the next Session of our Legislature
or a Charter incorporating a Company to build a
ail Road from Aiken or Augusta to Edgefield C. 11.
June 27 3 m 24
L o st, -
ON the 9th inst, at Lowe'sOld Field, or between
there and the Subscriber's residence, a small
lack PORT MONEY, containing a small snum if
oney-also tlyree Notes; one on Wmt. White for
22, dated 1st Jan 1853; another on John Wil
ams, for $3, dated let Jan 1853, and the other on
albert Cheatham, for $3,33. Also, one receipt
given by me, dated 5th Feb. 1855, for a Note for
alletion oif $31. All persons are forwarned against
-ading for either or the above notes. Any informa
on concerniing them wvil be thankfully received by
SAu g.55 3t 31
A FEW Barrels of. choice Cuba Molasses on
A. hand, and will be sold very low, if apiplied for
A supply~ of chloice W~hite I Wine Vinegar, for
ekelig. S. E. BOWERS, Agent.
SHamburg, A ug 13 tf 31
IOTICE1 is hereby given to all persens indebted
tot te late firm of Williams & Christie, either
y Note or book account, that if -they wish to save
ost th'ey must make payment by the first- Monday
n September next. After that time all claims over
l3agistrate's jurisdiction .will be found in the
hads of WV. C.-5Moragne, Esq.; and those'of less
mounts in the hands of a Magistrate for collection.
he business of the firm must positively be closed
p,.and longer. indulgence cannot and will hot be
given. &, CiRISTIE,
Aug 15 .3t 31
ALL Persons are warned not to trade for a
..promissory Note made by myself and Edward
V. Welch,. for one hundred dollars,. upon which
there is aecredit of fifteendohlars. -The said Note
was dated 25th Dec. 1854, and is dughe 25th'
ec 1855, and was made payable to Ben.I Anuon
r bearer. The consideration of said 1'4ote - aving
kiiled, I will not pay it till compelled by law.
aug 15 -'~2t 31
BY Virtue of an order from H1. T. Wright, Or
.dinary of Edlgefield District, I will sell at the
late residence' of Burdett-Etheredge, dee'd., on
hurday the 30thi day of August inst., the follow
ing property, viz:
.FIVE OR' SIX LIKELY NEGROES,
ome littl Stoeik, with household and kitchen Fur
itsie~. - . .
Tzas.-A credit of twelve mnonths with interest
from the day of sale, except autna under five dollars
which will be required in cash. 'Purchaers will be
required to give notes with-einple security -before
the delivery of property.
-iiESJ. E-THIEREDGE, Adm'or.
Aug15 2t - 31
N o ticoe.
HE Ul~ndei-signed willfreceive proposals for the
.following work to be done upon - the Meeting
ouse at Horn's Creek, viz: Ceiling the House
over-head and on the sides, putting up a Gallery at
one end of the House, 12 feet wide, making, glazidg
nd patting sash in 14 windows.- The windows are
18 lights 10 x 12. 'The Hionse is 54 feet long by 36
feet wide, and 15 feet from floor, to joists. The ma
terials usedto be of firs quality3 and the work fin
ished in a workmanlike manner.
Any one of the Committee will take pleasure in
showing the House, or giving any further informa
tion concerning the work to be done, to thors *ho
may. wish to undertake the job.
WM. H. MATHS,
B3ENJ. F. MAYS,
W. WISE, .
. .V. 141LLER, I
S. B. GRIFFIN, -
Aug 15 2t . 31
State of" South Cerolina,
B Y H. T. WRIGHT, .Seq., Ordinary of Edgefield
Whereas, Calvin Vaughn. has applied to me for
Ltrs of Administration, on all and singular -the
goods and chattles, rights and credimeof Amy Vaughn,
ate of the Distrier aforesaid, deceased.
These are, therefore, to cite -and admonish all and
singular, the kindred and creditors of the said deceas
ed, to be and appear before ame,at our next Ordinary's
Court for she said- District, to be holden at Edgefield
C. H., on the 27thbday of August inat., to show cause,
If-any why the said addinitration shiould not be
Given tinder my hand andsal, this 13th day of Ad
in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundre
nd fifty-five, and in the 80th year of American lade.
edence. -* H.,T..WIGHT, O.E. D.
S hereby given that application will be msde at
tli'enext Seuion of the Leislsture, for an act
to inoporate the Edgefleld Village Baptist Church.
AYu sTA, GA. -
HAVING released the " Augusta"
for another term, I take pleasure in
announcing to the travelling public
and citiiens of Augusta, that it shall be the constant
desire of myself and my assistants to make the
Hotel, In every respect, one of the first in the South.
It will be painted and re-furnished thoroughly in
a few days, when the guest will have an opportuni
ty of viewing.the largest, best appointed, as well as
the most convenient Hotel in the State.
The Proprietor and his Lady, the (late Mrs. E.
C. West,) ever mindful of the vast patronage al
ready enjoyed by the Hotel, respectfully solicits a
continuance of it, and pledges their every effort to
make the guest happy, and the Hotel a favorite with
the travelling community.
W. P. STARR, Proprietor.
Augusta, August 13, 3m 31
CHANGE & REPAIRS.
un rn s The Subscriber begs to " s s
inform his friends and no
quaintanees and the trav
elling public generally, that he has leased the well
known Hotel at Branchville, S. C., so long known
to travellers under the charge of Mr. CUARnAN,
and is determined to merit, and respectfully solicits
a continuance of the patronage hitherto enjoyed by
this prominent and important stand.
The Hotel is now undergoing THOROUGH
REPAIRS, which will soon be completed, and all
needed arrangements are in progress to ensure to
travellers all the comforts and conveniences de
manded by the spirit of this rail road age. Pas
sengers arriving on any of the trains on the lines of
road meeting at Branchville will find a meal always
ready, which will be served up in good style and
manner. A call and trial is. respectfully solicited.
Aug13 3t 31
3 Emvmnmn 'Plas. Lottery.
JASPER COUNTY ACADEMY
[By Authority of the State of Georgia.]
T HIS LOTTERY is conducted on the plan of the
Royal Lottery of Havana, of single numbers
and drawn at CONCERT HALL. under the sworn
Superintendence of Col. Geo. M. LooAN and JAS.
A. NissET, Esq.
Grand Scheme for September 3d, 1855.
When Prizes amounting to
WILL BE DISTRIBUTED AS FOLLows I
1 Prize of $12,000 1 Prize of $5,000
1 " 3,000 .1 " 2,000
1 " 1,500 1 " 1,200
1 " 1,100 5 " 1,000
10 " 400 10 " 150
12 " 120 20 " 25
60 " 50 256 " 860
408 Prizes amounting to $50,000.
ONLY 10,000 NUMBERS.
Every Prize drawn at each drawing, and paid
when due, in full, without deduction. Orders strictly
confidential. Drawings sent to orders. Registered
letters at my risk. Bills on all solvent Banks at par.
Whole Tickets $8; Halves $4; Quarters $2.
JAS. F. WINTER, Manager, Macon, Ga.
July 25 3t 28
Negro Cloths and Blankets.
JUST reeived by the Undersigned a large Stock
of ,EGR CLOTHS and White and Grey
egro BLANKETS, to which the attention of the
Planters is respectfully invite.d. 'The above Goods
will be sold at very lsw prices. W .SER
Augusta, Aug 13 tt 31
WITLLIAM SHEAR, Augusta, Ga., has re
eeived this day, from New York, superior
12-4 LINEN SilEETINGS, which he will sell at
ery low prices.
A ug 15 tf 31
T HE FA LL TERM of the Curryton A cademies
commences on Monday the 20th August.
.A. 1'. BUTLER, Sec'ry.
Aug 8 2t 30
.7-rn RIf.GIMENT,~ S. C. M.,
HIAsisulto, Aug. 6, 1855.
A COURT M ARTIA L will convene at the Old
Wells on Saturday the 25th August, for the
trial of defaulters of'5?.laitia and Patrol duty.
The Court will consist of the following Officers:
Maj. Joux C. LovELEss, President.
Capt. WARaD, - Capt. PENN,
" Posav, Idenct. WtArson,
- " BAaTLEY, " lIoATwtolZT,
" LINDSEY, " SMYLEsv,
" EVERE'T', . " -GE.'Tra,
-" Sn~w, " CL.ARK,
" BELL, " TIUaMOND, .
" h~sAND. " GREGo,
" Ryan, " LoMANe,
.Adjt CoLsEMAN, - " SWEARENGIN.
J. C. Mcl)ONNALDn, Judge Advocate.
By order of Col. HIABRISON.
F. M. COLE.MAN, A dj't.
AugS 83t 30
THE TSOROUGH BRED MORSE
W ~ILL stan . the ensuing season
Vat MY STABLE about one'
mie from Edgefield C. H., at $15
the season and $25 insurance.. All
Maressent will be considered by the season, unless
some instructions to the contrary shall accompany
them. Season to end 10th November..
G*ainuble was bred by Col. BARRY, of Galatin,
Tennessee, and was six yearaLold last Spring. He
was sired by Imp.. Sovereign, his dam was Celerity
by Imp. Leviathan.. Celerity's dam stas Patty Putf
by Pacolot; Patty Puff's dam was Rosa Clack..
For Pedigree and performances GA MBLE will
compare with the best horses of his day. He com
bines strength and action with fleetness and endu
rance. He ran in Charleston in February 1853 the
best race ofttwo mile beats ever ran over the course,
and. but -for an unavoidable decident would have
disinguished himself as a four miler.''
gg I will feed and pasture Mares at forty.-ive
ents n-day, but will not take upon myself any re
sponsiblity for accidents or escapes.
- TIIOS. G. BACON.
'Aug8 - 8t 30
Fine Flour and a Goo*'Turnout,
lIE Undersigned biegs to inform the poblIc
.~ that his Mill, seven miles East of the Court
House, has be en placed in thorough condition for
the grinding of WHEAT 'AND CORN. The
best rock-dresser in the District, Mr. G. E. HaD,
lass fied every thing about it in his best style, and
I am now prepared to please all who may favor me
witi their patronage. A share of custom Is respect
fully solicited. JAS. H.8SWE ARINGEN.
August 1. - . tf -29
LAND FOR SALE!
T HE Subscriber -offers for sate his Plantation
1lying on Rocky Creek, one and a half miles
West of Gilgal'Church. This Tract contains about
Two Hundred and Fifty Acres,
One hundred of which is in a high state of cultiva
tion, being mostly fresh. I say nothing of the many.
advantage-of- this place. Come and see It, and if
you have any desire to purchase, I am certain you
will do so.
To any one wishing to buy a larger Tract, I am
authoried to say, that there are about Two hundred
ee immediately adjoining this, place, which can
be had on the same terms, anti having about the
same amount cleared upon it, mostly fresh.
R. G.. GURFIN.
Augi1 4t 29
ON hand a flne supply of Brussels, Tapestry
~Velvet, Ingrain and. Venetian CARPE'TB,
which will be sold at very low prices..
Augusta, July 30, 'tf 29
18 Heeby en that application will be made to
the next 'slature for the Charterioer a Public
Road from the Aiken Road, at or near Posey's
Bridge, to intersect the Ridge Roada at or near Mar
NEW CARPET TORE!
(LATE OF TUas FIy O SAhLIS & LaaERT.)
DIREOT IMPORTER 0 ALL K.IND8 O
RUGS, FLOOR OIL OLOTES, &c., ke,
Curtain Materials and Triammsings,
&c., &c., &c.
84 KING sTrBET, CHAERLSTON, e. a.
g P. S.-Orders promptly attended to.
Aug 8 6m* 30
T HE Subscriber respectfully informs the citizens
of Edgefield and vicinity tha he intends open
ing a School upon his premises in Edgefield Vil
lage, on the first Monday in August next, wherein
will be taught the higher branahes of
English and Classical Liteature.
No pains will be spared to render ample satisfaction
to parents who may intrust their childrento his care
both as to leerning and discipline. Charges the
same as at the Village Academy, .and- invariably in
gW He will also attend to the practice of LAW
and EQUITY, for the District-and may be found
on Saturdays and a portion of sale days at-his Ofioe,
over Mr. B. C. Bryan's Store.
July 30, f 29
MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA.
THE TWENTY-FOURTH Course of Lectures
in this Institution will commence the first
Monday in November next.
Anatomy-G. M. NEWTON, M. D.
Surgery-L. A. DUGAS, M. D.
Chemistry and Pharmacy--A. MEANS, M. D.
Materia Medics, Therapeutics and Med. Juris
prudence-I. P. GARVIN, M. D.
Obstetrics and Diseases of Wpmen and Infants
J. A. EVE. M. D.
Physiology and Pathological Anatomy-H.V. M.
MILLER, M. D.
Institutes and Practice of Medicine-L. D. FORD,
Surgical, Comparative and Microscopical Anato
ny-H. F. CAMPBELL, M. D.
Demonstrator of Anatomy-R. CAMPBELL,
Assistant Demonstrator-S. D.SIMMONS, M. D.
Prosector to Professor of Surgery.--JURIAH
ARRIS, M. D.
Clinical Lectures will be. delivered regularly at
he City Hospital, and ample op rtunities will be
tforded for the study of Preti Anatomy.
Fees for the entire Course...........$105 00
Matriculation Ticket (to be taken once).. 5 00
For father particulars, apply to
G. M. NEWTON, DEAN.
Augusta, July 23 2m 28
Land for Sale !
THE Subscriber being deslis of
moving West, offers for sale the
TRACT OF LAND on which he now
ives, containing Two hundred and Ten
Acres. Said land is situate on the waters of Dry
reek and on Mo'Nary's Ferry Road, about three
iles from Lott's P.O. About sixty acres cleared,
mostly fresh-the balanoe is floe woodland.
For further information apply to the subwriber
)n the premises. F. W. SOLEE.
Aug8 tf.- 30
B Y Virtue of Sundry writs of Fl. Fa., to mecdi
rected, I shall proceed to sell on the first
tonday in September next, at Edgefield C. H., the
'clowing property, in the following eases, viz:
McBride da Posey vs L. P. Andrew.; B. V.
osey vs The same, The Defendant's interest in one
ra.t of Land containing Four hundred acres, more
r less, adjoining lands of WrleN. Moore,James B.
nllivan and others.
Terms Cash. LEWIS JONES, s. E. n.
Aug 8 ..4t 30,
'HE Subscriber w mh~by LAND WAR
.R A N1Tna Elli ~ -the highest Cash
rices for them.. 2R. H SULLiVAN.
Augusti1 .4:tf 29.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
IN COMMON PLE AS
BENJASMIN L. RABORN who is in the cus
Btod'ofthe tdheriff of EJefeld District by
he suit of John hill, Administrator of Caleb Mit
:hell, having filea in my Ofioee, together with a
lehedule on oath of his estate and efrects, his peti
ion to the Court of Common Pleas, praying that he
ay be admitted to the benefit of the Acts of the
eneral Assemibly, made for the relief of insolvent
lebtors, It is ordered, -that the said John Hill,
Edm'or of Caleb Mitehell, and all other eredi~tors
whom the said Benj. L. Raborn isanywise in
ebted, and'they are hereby summoned and have
iotice to appear before the said Court. at Edgefield
. H., on the first Monday in October nixt, or some
,ther convenient day to be set apart and appointed
luring the sitting of'the said Court, to show cause,
any they can, why the prayer of the said petition
r aforesaid should not be granted.
THOS. G.-BACON, C. C. 3. D.
clerk's Office, Juno 18, 1855. 16it . 23
(N the Road between Edgefield Village and my
house on Saluda River, on Tuesday last, a
mall POCKET DIA RY, with a memorandum of
eather, &o., and containing about One Hundred
?)ollars in Bank Bills.
A liberal reward will be paid for the dcli of
he same to me, or te Mr. W. P. Butler, at e
icld Village. . . A. L. DEARING.
July 10 '' .tf . 26*
Fine Fresh Flour!
filE ubseiberrespeetfully informs the public
thth a nd will keep constanty on hand
good supply of SUPFERFINEB NEW7 FLOUR,
which he will sell on as moderate terms as possible.
Fry a sack, and convince yourself of its excellent
uaity. R. H. SULLIVAN.
July 11 tf 26
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
*- ~ Petition for Relief.
Archy Jenning an J
John L.. Jennings. -
Archy Jennings, resides beyond the liinits of
his State,on motionof Mr. ?Aas,Solicitor for Peti
loner, It is ordered that the said Archy Jennings
lo appear and plea, aniswer og demur to this peti
ion within three months from the date of-thi'a pub
ication, and in default thereof thiat said pethtion be
aken pro confuess against him.
A. SIMKINS, c. 3. . n.
June 12, 1855. . .3m 22
uBS. t Received,
S B 2.and ~alf Barrels No:'3, M CE
MU REL. Aso,.
A few Kits, quarter and half bbls No.1, Macke
cl. J. SIBLEY & SON.
Hamburg, Jan 24 ti .2
" Economy i Wealth !
lets erond. Now, here's aehance for almost
ivery bodand old bachelor's too, to make money.
Apil18 tf . d
State of South C)aroltna,
Mary Morgan and others,)
is. Bill for Parti*'n.
Sam. P. Getien and others.3
[T ppea ~rn to m -stisfetion that the Defen
L dntsOsbrneJennings and his wife -Nancy
side beyond the limits of this State, on motion of
Ir. MosAoexaComplainanlt'5 Solicitor,. It is ordered
zat the said Defendants do plead, answereor demur
a the allegations of the Bill above desi~as with
n three months from the publication this order,
r judgment pro confasn will ha entered aainst
hem. *.A. SIMKINS, C. E. g. D.
Comm'rs Offiee, June 12, 3m 22
Shoes, Shoes; Shoes I
UST opened this day a fine selection of Ladies'
Black and Colored Gaiters, Kid Slippr and
king Shoes--also, Misses' Colored Sipr, by
TEOEAS G. KEY,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
LLalso rosecute.Claims for BOUNTY
LAND, under the late act of Congress.
He will also buy, at the highest market price,
Edgefeld C. H., Mar 28 tf 11
JOSEPH ABNEY, ESQ will attend to
all applications that may be made through him,
for ADDITIONAL BOUNTY LAND, by those
who served in the Florida War, or any War since
Mar 21 tf 10
0. N. WRIGHT, DENTIST..
O FFICE over Messrs. CAaIn CIAL
& BEAN's HardwareStore, Broad
street, Augusta, Ga.
All operations pertaining to Dentistry will beat
tended to with promptness, and to the entire satis
faction of all who may favor him with their patronage.
" Gold Plate and Wire, Clasp Metal, Solder,
&o., furnisned to Dentists for Cash.
Augusta, May 1 ly 18
DR. .. C. W. KENNERLY, having
located himself in the neighborhood of Dry
CreekChurch, offers his Professional services in the
PRACTICE OF MEDICINE to the people of the
community, and respectfully solicits their patronage.
gR He will be found at all hours -during the
day, except when Professionally engaged, in his
Office, at Dr. Ready's, and at night at the residence
of Mr. Martin MoCartey.
Lott's P. 0., April 10, 4m 13
D R. W. H. TIMM ERMAN, having loca
ted himself at Maj. W. L. COLEMAN'S, offers
his services in the PRACTICE OF MEDICINE,
SURGERY, OBSTETRICS and DENTISTRY,
to the people of the community, and respectfully so
licits their patronage.
Lots P. O., March 7 tf 8
DR. H. PARKER, respectfully informs
the citizens of Edgefield District, that he may
be found during sale day week at the Planter's Ho
tel, Edgefield C. H. and at his residence on the
Anderson road, eighteen miles North-east of the
Village, on every Friday and Saturday following.
Specimens of his work, put up on the latest and
most improved principles, can be seen at his Office.
His address, when in the country, as heretofore,
Sleepy Creek, P. O.
Dec 27 tf 50
Paints, Oils and Glass,
Charleston, S.. C.
uE Keeps constantly for sale, a general assort
HLment of Paintsand Oilsof all kinds, Varnishes,
Window Glass and Sashes, Spts. Turpentine, Spirit
Gas, Cotton Foot-Gin Fixtures, Glue and Brushes
of various kinds.
Charleston, Sept 4 ly 34
Dry Goods in Augusta, Georaia.
WARD, BURCHARD & CO.,
BROAD STT, OPPOSITE GLOBE HOTEL,
Silks and Rich Dress goods,
PLANTATION AND CHOICE FAMILY GOODS,
oF EVERY DEsCRIrTION.
Augusta, Mar 5 tf 8
Special Medical Notice.
HEn undersigned is being consulted by letter
L. from all parts of the Union, by those who are
muf'ering from'DYSPEPSIA and its consequent
eneral weakness, muscular relaxation, and nervous
ebility. Having for the last few years, in~ his proc
ee of medicine, turned his attention almost..entirely
o the treatment of this disease, lie is enabled from
is large experience to institute a peculiarity of treat
nt that will enable, the patient to see, feel, and
knoo, after a day or two's treatment, that his recove
y has already. commenced. Has he a dry tongue,
thirst, loss of appetite, constipation of bewels, nausea
ad vomiting ?-is the skin dry, harsh, with unnatu
ral heat ?-ls he troubled with sleeplessness, starting
in his sleep, somnoleney, impaired volition-with
palpitation or "fluttering" of the heart, and easily
ut of breath by quickened exertions? All these,
after one, two, or three day's treatment will com
mence to disappear.
.Termus of Treatment.
$5.00 for first consultation. Medioine forwarded
y mail, with full and explicit written directions of
he course of tre-atment, &o., to be pursued. Each
mbhsequcnt consultatioun and medicine forwarded,
$2.00. Mtoney remitted in all inistanees should be
registered" at the post-office. All letters to be
addressed to the -undersigned.
WILLIA M W. BTLISS, . ID.,
20 Beckman St., New York.
July 25 . m 28
H AMBU!RG, S. C.
T HE Proprietors of this well known Establish
ment begs to inform the public generally that
it has changed hands, and will be
Re-opened on the first of August,.
For the accommodation of all who nmy hvor them
with thelr painge. The House is now under
going thorough repairs.. No pains or expense will
e spared to render itsa desirable stopping place.
g7The STABLES upon- the premises are al
edy fitted up, attentive Ostlers engaged, and Stock
placed in our charge will be scrupulously cnre for.
HARRIET S. OLI VER,.
0.IH. P. SCOTT,
- -. W. W. SA LE.
Hamburg, July 23 6t : 28
To the Public-Music,
TBE EDGEFIEL~D BRASS BAlND
WTOULD respectfully inform the public that we
V- are now ready for business in our line, on
essonable terms. 'Those -wishing to engage our
servi-es will please address the Secretary at Lott's
Pst Office,.Edgefield, S. C.
WM. LO'IT, SEC'RY.
July 23 - f 28
AT UNPRECEDENTED LOW PRICES.
WILLIAM SHEAR, Auagusta, Gee., has this
Tday marked his Ladies' SUMMER DRESS
SILKS at unprecedented Low Prices, and would
respectfully invite the public to examine his assort
ment - -
Augusta, July 30, tf 29
Merinos and De~saines,
AT 'VERY LOW PRICES!
T HE Subscriber will sell his present Jarge Stock
Sof French and .English MtERlNOS and ll
DLAINES, at very Lo Prices. The assortment
embraces a great variety of styles, for Ladies. and
Children's l)resses. Also, superior Welch, Gauze
ad Silk Warp Flannel.
Augusta, July 30, tf ... 29
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLfNA,
IN-COMMON FJgE AS.
WI111JAM H. CR AWFORD who is now in
the custody of the Sheriff of Edgefield Dis
rict, by virtue of a Writ of Capt.. ad atisfaci
adm at the suit of John L. Doby, having filed
n my ogether with a Schedule on oath of
his estate anfbets, his petition to the Court of
ommon Pleas, praying that he may be admitted
to the beneteof the Aota of the General-Assembly,
made for the relief of insolvent debtors, It is or
dered, that the said John L. Doby and all other
reditors, to whom the said William-H. Crawford
is in any wise indebted, and they are hereby sum
moned and have notice to appear before the said
Court at Edgefield 0. H. on the first Monday in
tolier next,- or on some other convenient day to
be set apart and appointed during the sitting of the
Court, to show cause, if any they can, why the
prayer of the said petitioner aforeid should not be
granted. ' THOS. G. BACON, c. c.. .:
Clerk's Office, June 18, 1855. 16t 23
New Crop Turnip Seed,
A FULL- supyof F RE SH IMPORTED
day dfretfrom Europe, vis: Large Globe, Large
Whit Flat Dutoh, Larg Norfolk, -Red Top and
Hanover. Also the Geuine Green Glazed anid
Large Flat Duttei Cabbage Seed, ror male in quan.
ti.es.t sui p...a.....r... by WM. HAINES.
J M. NEWBY & CO., under U. S. Hotel,
. -BEST and MOST FASHIONABLE.AS
SPRING AND SUMMER I
Ever offered in the City of Augusta. In additi4
SUPPLIES from our House in New York.
YOUTH'S AND CHI]
ALso, a full assortment of FURNISHING A
$g" country Merchants and all persons visit
examine our Stock, as we are determined to off
Augusta, April 3, 1854.
NEW SPRING & SUMMER
T HE Subscriber has just received, at his old
Stand, (the Brick Store,) his Stock of
Spring and Summer Goods,
Comprising almost EVERY VARIETY of Goods
for Ladies Spring and Summer wear. Among his
extensive and well assorted Stock may be found
Black and White, Silk and Lace MANTILLAS,
Ladies' fine worked HANDKERCHIEFS, COL
LARS, Undersleeves and Chemizettes,
Kid and Silk GLOVES and fine MITTS,
A splendid assortment of PRINTS and GING
HAMS, and very cheap,
LINEN DRILLS and other Goods for Gentle
men and Boys' wear.
A beautiful and extensive lot of BONNETS and
A fine lot of Moleskin, Panama, Leghorn and
Soft HATS. Also, a large Stock of
Boots and Shoes,
Groceries, Hardware,. Crockery, kc.,
With many other articles too numerous to mention,
all of which will be sold on the most accommoda
67 A liberal discount for Cash.
B. C. BRYAN.
Edgefield C. II., Mar 27, tf 11
DRUGS, MEDICINES, &e,
DRS. A. G. & T. J. TEAGUE, respect
fully inform their friends and patrons that
they have just received their FRESH Stock of
Pure and Genuine Drugs, &c.
And will be pleased to wait upon all who may favor
them with their patronage.
Space will not allow us to give a Catalogue in this
place of our Stock of Drugs. Medicines, &c. Suf
fice it to say,'we have the F UL L E ST and
MOST COMPLETE Stock ever
offered in this place.
Edgefield C. II., May 23 tf 19
Galvanic Batteries& Magneto Electric
JUST received, and for sale by
A. G. & T. J. TEAGUE, Druggists.
Maty 23 tf 19
Medicine Chests and Travelling Oases.
ON hand a few very fine family Medicine Chests
and Travelling Cases. For sale by
A. G. & T. J. TEAGUE, Druggists
May3 . tf 19
Physicians' Buggy Trunks and Pocket
M EDICINE CASES-for sale by
A. G. & T. J. TEAGUE, Druggists.
Ma y23 .tf 19
Gum Elastic Hot Water Bags and
HOSPITA L CUSHIONS-for sale by
A. 0. & T. J. TEAGUE, Druggist.
May 23 . tf 19
A large Lot of Glass Ware..
T INCT URE and Specie Stands from one gallon
to half pint, assorted ;
Vals mnd Bottles, all sizes. Also, a few Ther
moeters,-for sale by
A. G. & T. J. TE AGUE, Druggists.
May 23 tf . 19
Brushes, Brushes !
IN Store a fine variety of Paint, Varnish, Grain
ing Blenders, Tanners, Whitewash, Crumb,
Dusting and Ilair Brushies and 'Combs-Flesh
Brushes and Unir Gloves--Nail, Tooth and Shaving
Brushes, &e. For sale by
* A. G. & T. J. TE AGUE, Druggists.
May 23 tf .19
Cupping Oases and Scarificators,
A LL~ kinds. Also, Lancets and a great variety
of Surgical Instruments, for sale by
A. G. t& T. J. TEA GUE, Druggists.
May 23 tf 19
A NEW and Improved Style-Also, Nipple
Glasses, Breast Pipes and Pumps, Nipple.
Shields, Teething Rings, &e. For sale by'
A. G. 4 T. J, TEA GUE, Druggists.
May 23 tf 19
Carpenter's Sheet System
O F Cutting Ladles' Dresses and Gentlemen's.
Coats and Saeks,-also, Vests, Pa'ntaloons and
Gaiters, together with Youths, Boys and 'Girls
Garments of all kinds and styles, will be taught to
Ladies and Gentlemen by a
eW Plain, Easy and Simple Rules,
So as to learn them to cut with EASE and SKILL
any of the above mentioned Garments.
The Copyright of this State has been assigned to
Gao. S. McNZr.L.& Co., of this place,
Persons wishing to as ail themselves of this Sys
tem or wanting information will call or leave their
orders at Mrs. McNaJL5 Millmner Establishment.
GEO. S. McNEIL & CO.
Edefield C. 11., May 30 -ly 20
FOR -THE LADIES I
W E have on hand a great variety of Colognes,
H~fandker'ehief Extracts, Toilet Powders and
an assortment of Fancy and Toilet Soaps;
Pomades, Pure Bears Oil, Hair Tonics, Restora
tives and Hair D~ye;
Peston Salts and Aromatie Vinegar ;
Cream of Beauty, Carnation Rouge, Hair De
pilatory, &e., to all of which the atteintion of the
Ladies is respectfully invited. For sale by
A. G. & T. J. TEAG UE, Druiggists.
May 23 ~ if - 19
DOOTS AND SHOES.
T'HE Subscriber having loected permanently in
-the Store next door to Mr. R. H. SULLI~VAN, is
prepared to make to order fine
B0OTS AND SHOES,
A t the shortest notice, and of the very BEST MA
-He hopes by faithful work and close attention to
business to be able to please all who may favor him
with their patronage.
I will refer to Mr. S. F. Goon:, who is my gu
dian, in all matters of business.
July 18 tf' 27
Post Office Notice I
JNTIL further notice, the Post Office will-open
at 8 o'clock and close at 11 o'clock, A. M.
Open again at half past-one P. My and close at sun.
T All persons are strictly forbidden from going
behind the Post Office Bar,. it is a direct violation
of the rules of -the Post Oflice Dertment.
A. RAMSEY, P. M.
July 18 ' f ' 27
T HOSE of our citizens, who desire to procact
their houses, barns, &e., from lightning, would
do wel- to try OTIS' IMPROJE~D PATENT
TJIGITNING CONDUCTORS. *By application
to the ubscriber, Agent at this place, tey can pr'o
ure these rods and all. necessary fitures, and,
what is mioro, have th well put up, all at moder
ato charges. These onductors have been -placed
over the Court Hus, and Jail bytheoCommissioni
era of Public Buildin a. They are the best, decided
ly, yet invented
SJ .BOYCE, AGENTr.,
April 4 Wtf 12.
- REvariety-for sale by
A LATGE'PrCIE Uu/nt
Austa, Ga., are now receiving the LARGEST
SORTMENT of -
>n to which, we are weekly receiving FREgH
Ve also keep constantly on hand a large Stock o
RTICLES, for gentlemen's wear.
ing Augusta will find it to their interest to
r our Goods at the lowest prices imaginable.
tf . 12
THOS. G. BACON.
R. D. BRYAN.
H. T. WRIGHT,
W. F. DURISOE.
- Por Sherff.
' JULIUS DAY,
For Tax Collector
THEOPHILUS DEAN, *
M. B. WHITTLE,
CHARLES CARTER, -
THOMAS B. REESE,
A. R. ABLE,
MESSRS. ABNEY & CHAPMAN,
have this day formed a partnership forthe
practice of Law is the Districts- of Edgefield and
They can be consulted -either at Edgefleld er
Newberry C. H., as those wishing advice may And
it most convenient.
JOS. ABNEY, Edgeield C. H.
J. A. CHAPMAN, Nowberry C. 1.
June 1, 1855. 3m ' . ~21
THE Undersigned respectfully announces to
L those that have Land Warrants for se, to call
at his Store, opposite the American Hotel, in Ham
burg, where the highest cash prices will be paid for
them. - THOS. HI. TRENT.
Hamburg, July 2, .6m 25
T IE MALE DEPARTMENT of these Acade=
mies is under the supervisionof Mr. .J. L...
.LESLY. Assisted by Mr. BASS.
The Female Depatment will be superised by
Mr. A. P. BUTLER, assisted by competent Mar-.
sical and other-lnstructoress.
Rates, of Tuition,
First Class, Printary repartment, per Seso'n $9,00'
2nd " ordinary English branches,.-.12,00'
3nd " highei' English branches.....150
4th " Greek ad (Coman Literature with
Pupils are charged from the time of enteridg un
til the end of the Session. Tuition in advance.
The year i divided into two Session of- Lve
gg- Good board can be had'in the neighborhaooa
at from $8 to $10-dallars per month.
. . -Chair'n Boiard of T
Febr14 if rses~,
EDgEFJELD C. H1., 5. C.
T H usrbr
- to order, and of the
BEST MATERIAL that can be procured,
Carriages, Buggies, &c,,
OF EvERY STYLE AND 1)zsCaRzToN. They also keep'
constantly on hand a fine and varied assortment of
New amad Seconid-fland Carriag es.
gg-REPAJ RING neatly and promptly attend
Thankful for past patronage, they hope-by giving'
due attention to their business and the interests of.
their customers, to, continue to receike a liberal share~
of public favor. - C. McGREGOR,
.F. L~. SMITH.
Mar 28 tf 11
IjS tus given to, all persons indebted to Mrs.
EiaehMartin, dee'd., to make immediate
payment, and those having demands against - sidt
Estate, will render them in forthwith, properly at.
tested. G. W. BURTON,.Ex'or.
Nov 9- If 43;
of B. R. Addison, d.'e'd., are requested to
present thems properly attested to the undersign-d,
to whom also those Indebted to the Estate are re
quired'to make prompt payment.
G. L. PENN,
-.Aam'or with the Will-annexed.
-May 9 - tf 17,
Splendid Land for Sale
T HlE Subsornber-offers for sale the Traet of Lmnd~
Lupon which he now resides, situated about~teo
miles below thme Pine House, and immediatelfton the
Plank Road. The Tract contains --
Two Nundred Aeres,.
A bout eighty of which are cleared and.inq . high
state of cuiation, while the rest. i heavily tim
bered. There are on the premises arr. excellent
Dwelling House, good Negro liouses &o. &o..
Perbona desirous of purchasing can apy. to the
Undersigried on the place. ~ L A~S
.Tne27 , . ti 24 '
HOSPITAL FOR NEGROES,:
AT AUGUIST A, G A.
T'HE Undersigned would call the attentien ofthe
..citizens if Edgefleld and A bbevilie- Districts
to their INFIRMARY for SICK NEGROES and
thoso requiring SU.RGICAL -OPERATIOIgS.
While the completeness of our 'arrangementsk
afbrds to the patient every comfort,. it also -enables
us to render more efficient trieatment -to. Chronio
Cases, than osan generally be secured In ordiaay
private practise. Our spetial aoeonumodationsrfer
the management. of Chronic disease! of females, se
common in Negroes, areeampleand compliete..'
- Terums. .
For Nursing, Boarding and Lodgin. pr-umes.. .40
For Treatment,-The ordinary rat of prastiqe..
17' Coinmunications addressed to us at thispice
will nieet wkth prompt; attention.- --
H. F. CAMPBELL, Surgeon,.
R. CAMPBELL, Attendlag Phyicianl..
Augusta, April.30 tf' '
L TonSaturdag the 23d1 uit,, my POCILlr
BO 'containing three One Hundred Dot
1st Bills, and fotir Fifty Dollar Bills, with my name,
written on t'ie back of one of the One Hun-dred .
Dollar Bills. A rewaofB$100wilbe gien~upon
delivery of said Pocket. Book and contents, au
infomation concerning it will bet~~u~re~e.
Jan -tt.. 51
Paits, Oils, Dye Stui
PUTTrAin Bladders, WINDOW QLASS, any
ieeit to orden.Forsasle by
-- Appreatices Wat4. se