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TiE T E STUDENTI.
FROM THE ZIaMAN. -
"Drei munt're Bursehen sassen gemuthlich bei dea
Und Schenkiten ib gar waker in thre glasser ein."
Three jovial students, merrily, were seated o'erhe cup,
And ever, still more stoutly, they filled thefkass
Then spoke the first: " A bumper, boys, of Rhine.
wine's golde wealth!
I have at %e a sweetheart dear., come, let us drink
Dark.eyed is she, and ebon-haired, and slender as the
With glowing lips whose nectar daw I often stole from
Then clink'd the ringing glasses and gave a joy
And like a song of triumph the clear vibrations
,'And f;o16poce the second,"~I slI knowa lass,
With whom, right often, sportively the rapid hours I
Brown-eyed is.she, and brown her locks, no fawn ere
stepped so light;
And clear her voice as cloister-belle upon amountain's
Then clink'd the ringing glasses,and rose amirth
Like jybelt chimes of victory -the clear vibra
" Hark!" cried the first, with sparkling eye, " these
happy omens show
Our sweethearts still think of us, and of our kisses'
" I, too," the third said, bashfully, " a gentle maid
We love each other tenderly, and shall for evermore.
Blue-eyed she is, and Aiaen-haired, all mildness, love,
and grace ;
But, ah! I cannot picture it, that angel form and face."
Then clash'd the glasses jarringly, the third's as
A cry of grief! long echoing and piercing wasthe
The first two started up amazed, but, bowing down
The youngest, weeping bitterly, a show'r of sorrow
And that same hour was tolling, in a distant home
A spirit's heav'nward welcome-the solemn funeral
But one, late peerless, heeded not the sacred choral
For slumbered still and peacefully that angel form
The mild blue eyes, like stars, had set in Death's mys
And through the faen hair was wreathed a garland
for the grave. Suaaaocl.
LATE NBW5TROM EUE0PE.
ARRiVAL OF THE STEAMSHIP CAMBRIA
AdvanCe in Cotton.
SUNDAY MoamNG-1 o'clock.
HALiVAX, Sept. 13.-The British steamship
Cambria, Captain Douglass, arrived last night,
from Liverpool with dates to August 30th.
The Cotton Circulars generally notice an ad.
vance of jd. upon fair Orleans and Mobile Cot
tons. Sales of the week 48,000 bales, of whtie:
exporters took 8,000,antd speculators 8,000 bales
Fair Orleans..........-.-..-- 7) to 7jd.
Middling Orleans........-.--. 6 5-16d.
Middling Upland...........- 6 3- 6d.
Fair Mobile.......---------. jd
Middling Mobile...-....---- 63-16d.
Stock on hand, 662,000 bales. Receipts tighi
Sales on Friday 10,000 bales, of which specula
tore and exportera took 6,000..
There has been very unfavorable weather ii
j England,:,nd also on the Continent, and harves
L operations so much af'ected by it as to stiffe
prices of breadstufs.
hiasiarrived wihIey i~ t . o
The cotton market presents no new feature
since the departure of the Cambria, nor have the
uadvices by the last steamer from the United
8tates had any cif'eet upon the market.
Fair Uplands 63 ; Middling Uplands 6 3-16d.
The cotton market closed firm.
Fr.uUa.-The~ flour trade for the past few day:
WHF.AT-Ia also somewhat neglected.
MANCESTER RR ADE.-Ratther quiet, but not
NEW YoRK, Sept. 11.-Orders have been is.
sued to General Wool,and Commodore Mtervin~e,
commanding on the Pacific, to enforce the laws
to protect the publie property f'rom being seized
by open violence.
Two additional war vessels have been ordered
Both General Wool and Commodore Mervine
have-been cautioned to exercise extraordinary
care, circumspection and wise discretion in all
SERioUs AFFaAT.-The Columbtum Times
learns that in Camden, S. C., an affray took
place between W. F. Clyburn, Esq., Clerk of
the Court of Camden, and a Mr. John Love.
Mr. Cly burn drew a revolver and shot Mr. Love,
the ball taking effect in the thigh. Mr. C. then
retired to the street, and Mr. Love's brother being
p resent, procured a loaded gun, which was at
hand, and discharged the contents at Mr. Cly
burn' ahead, shooting off his hat and slightly
grazing his scalp. Parties then interfered and
separated the combatants.
DEATH or REV. J. A. SHANKL.TN.--The Char.
Jeaton Courier, of yesterday, announces the
death, by yellow fever, of the Rev. J. A. Shank
lin, late pastor of St. Peter's Church, in that
city, and the senior of the editorial committee
in charge of the. Southern Episcopalian. He
was a native of Pendleton District, S. C., and
commenced his pastoral labors in Macon.
MELANCHoL.T DEATH OF F. G. Boso-This
gentleman, formerly a citizen of Union district,
South Carolina, but latterly a resident of Mis
sissippi, passed through Augusta on Saturday
afternoon last, with six or seven servants. At
Atlanta he expested to meet a servant that he
had directed to be seat there from Columbus,
but in consequence of the servant not being at
Atlanta, he took the West Point train at four
o'clock on Sunday morning, and started for Co.
Iambus. About a mile from Atlanta, from some
cause not yet known, he was thrown from the
train, and was.evid ntly so seriously insured as
to be unable to get from the track. 'The Macon
cars, leaving Atlanta one hour after the depar
ture of the former, and the engineer not discov
ering the body in time to stop the train, passed
over Mr. Bobo's body, and mangled him dread.
fully. He immediately expired.
The body of Mr. Bobo was taken back to At
lanta, and a coroner's inquest held, but we did
not hear the verdict of the jury in the case.
[ Augusta Constitutionzalist.
MEL.ANCuOLY Aci~NT.-We regret to re
cord the death of Dr. Jan. E. ?3ilder, of this di.
Iriet, who-was accidentally shot a Saturday,
the 6th inst. The circumstances as w~s have
learned them are these: The deceased wara
hunting on Saturday afternoon int company with
Mr. Noah Martin, Mr. George Neel,and perhaps
others. Having treed a squirrel, in the endeav
or to find it, Mr. Martin was walking around 'I
the tree, carrying his gun upon his shoulder,<
with the muzzle in front, when a linib becoming
entangled in the lock caused it-to explodejg dii
charging the contents into Dr. Gilder's left side.
The load entered above the hip bone and lodged,
in the liver. The accident occurred on Saturday
afternoon about 4'p. in., and he died about 3 a,
in. on -Sunday. Dr. Gilder was- universally es
teemed as a physician and citizen. Heois cut off
In his youth, sind la left a large circle of friends -
to sympathize with his family in their bereave.
Atb d iMIN kTO
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IAY, SEPTMBER fl, 1856.
Hon. P. S. BRoors is nominated as our next Con
gress-man. His friends are his constituenlt. Let the
vote be general.
The great dinner to Col. BRoors, it will be sren, is
positively fixed for the 3rd October. By reference to
the lists of the several committees on another column,
some idea may be had of the extent of the affair. It
is hoped that the outstanding subser iption rolls will
be speedily Pent in, well filled with names and figures.
Edgefield should bear the principal share of the ex.
penses of this interesting occasion. She should claim
it'as her right to do so, et it not be said that other
Districts are more ready to do honor to her distinguish.
ed son than is she. Abbeville .is moving with spirit.
So are the other Districts of the 4th. It is time now
that the funds were in hand. We trust there will he
no delay on the part of the Edgefield Committee in
this matter. We know there will not be, unless from
an idea that there is time enough. But the day is fast
approaching. Every man, woman and child in the
State are invited. The arrangements should all be
completed immediately. Hence, the funds should be
sent up at once. Let all be liberal. Letevery purse
string be loosened. Let the dinner be in every sense
a great one. An immense crowd will be there.
Many distinguished men are expected. Let everthing
be ready on the most ample scale. Up, gentlemen of
Edgefield, and see that it be allright. Surely another
word is unnecessary.
BRASS BAND, ATTENTION I
We are informed that the offer of the Edgefield
Brass Band is very thankfully accepted for the
B RooKs Dinner. The gentlemen composing it will
therefore hold themselves in readiness, as now they
will be depended upon. Nothing preventing, we will
go along with the boys and serenade the country the
night before. There is one young lady up there we
should like to give a round. At all events we'll be
on hand every thing in trim, bright and early Friday
morning; and if we don't do our devoir in true old
Edgefield style, it will not be because we don't wish
to, but because we -, no we won't say " can't,"
because we can. The Band must excuse us in the
use of the word " we" here. All of us belong to the
pir,ey-woods and the term comes natural under the
iAJOR PERRY AND OUR KANSAS EM
A communication appears in the Laurensville Ber
aid, signed by a number of Kansas emigrants, and
dated " Delaware City, K. T., Aug. 12, 1858," which
the Edgefield papers are requested to publish. We
decline to do so, because it is a bitter personal attack,
the cause of which we are entirely unacquainted with.
It is assumed on the authority of a letter written by
some one (name not given) that Maj. PzaaR has been
making " wholesale and public charges" against the
South Carolina emigrants in Kansas-that he has
salled them the " scrapings of the State," &c. We
must be allowed to doubt the grounds of this informa.
tion until it is made authoritative by the appearance
of a responsible same or names. Even then, we
should act upon the antto-audi alteram partem. It
is very possible that Maj. Pgartv's language hat
either been misquoted or misinterpreted by the persor
who sent ont to Kansas the offensive information upor
which the card of the Kansas emigrants proceeds.
That gentleman, if such be the case, will correct the
statement and set himself right in the matter imme
diately. We sincerely hope that such will he the te
sult. At all events, until we see and know more aboul
-it we feel that common fairness dictates to us al
-least a postponement of the publication requested.
CAMP-MIEETINIG AND ASSOCIATION.
t Sunday last was a great day in Edgefleld-a Math
Iodist camp-meetinig on one side and a Baptist associa
tion on the other. Large crowds were in attendance
act botbplpaces, an4A-sed.dtouliroO!~4pelilA
anid all was harmony and satisfaction. These occa
lions, besides their religious benefits, serve as pleasmn1
reunaions for the people and tend to foster friendlie
feelings between different neighborhood.
THE EDGEFIELD EXHIBITION.
We trust our farmers and stock-raisers will not for.
get that Saturday of the 2nd week of the approach ing
Court is agreed upon as the day for exhibiting agricul
tural products, select domestic animals, fruits, flowers,
and all that sort of thing, in the enclosure upon the
public square of this place. If every one connected
with the District~ociety would briung the hest he has,
the display would doubtless be a good one. But all
are invited, without reference to the Society, rall who
have anything whatever to exhibit. And if all would
determine to make a showing, we shouid'nt wonder if
a sight woutd be presented at Edgefield C. H., such
as our folks have never seen before. There's nothing
like trying. Come In, come in, and let's have a med
ley show. We can then see whether we have any
thing that will do to send over to the State Fair.
At last it has happened to us in Edgifield, that we
can talk of "~ things theatrical" as occurrnng, or likely
to occur, in our very midst. The critic of the Adver
ser run. his fingers through ihis hair, adjusts his col
lar, straitens his back and stiflens his upper lip at the
bare idea. Yes! the Edgefield Lyceum is a'. fixed fact ;'
the scene-painter has completed his job, wood scene,
gardenscene, parlor-scene, kitchen-scene, side-scenes
and all; the stage is ready with allits paraphernalia ;
the " LADY OF Lvons"is in course of actual rehearsal,
and on the 1st night of October (nothing preventingt
the bell will tingle, the curtain will rise and the play
prceed.-But, badinage aside, we really congratulate
our citizens that arrangements are finished for giving
them a series of dramatic entertainments during the
coming winter. The first of these will come off in a
few weeks, when the public will have the opportuni
ty of patronising an amateur company whose efforts
will be " to please and grow popular." When we
say that this company is actuated by the desire of ad
ding to the cheerfulness, the vitality and the conse
quent prosperity of our flttl town, we have said
enough to ensure the support and countenance of all
but the ' crab claws' of our community. That they
wil succeed, we have no doubt. But it is important
that all hands help to " shove the boat from shore."
Therefore, we say in advance to the good people of
Edgeleld-" prepare all of you to honor their opening
night with your presence--ill their sails at the outset,
and the Lyceum will dance over the waves like a
thing of life."
THE YORK DISTRICT CHRONICLE,
This is a new paper recently established at York
ylle. The firt number now lies before us. Its pro
prietor and editor, Mr. Teos. J1. ECCrLU, has been for
some years connected with the press of our State. and
s known as an energetic and Independent journalist.
Success to him and his enterprise.
The " Spirit of. the Times"-Uhe olud Spirit--has
long been a favorite with the cis-alantic world. its
popularity, without doubt, has been solely aturibatable
to the fact, that it was guided by the. taste end im
pelled by the esprit of W. T. POIara. Eser. This I
gentleman has now established a Spirit of his own.
the new Spirit--the first number of which has reached
is. It Is indeed an admirable publication, of the high. I
st character in every particular. It ia full and racy,e
rich in intelligence, wit and fun, and abounding in
~inofon ation of various kinds. The sporting and jo.
kig .worfld ;pay well rejoice at the advent of this bril
int luminary. of .course " POrT a" will be sus
ained every where Saq te. As one of his correspon-.
rents in the present number regarlkp: "' The Spirit
sf the Times' is now 'made perfeck'l bya the raegy of
'rRTER'S," and it will sood become a harp of a
esusasd stris.p on which we'll all want to play.
lee' so.' Addr~ess, l'J'orter's Spirit, Nos. 346 and
48 oedday, ~w Yoj g by all means enclose
W7The Colunbia Jreviqer .congmey.ed n the b
set Issue another original Btory, written by a citizen hl
fColumbia. It is a capitaloene. WSuscrpios ti
Upont our. outside the reader will find an interesting
,rticle, upon the subject of direct taxation, from the
few York Pay Book. It seemS that Gen. QUITMAX i
to bring forward- this important question at the next i
ession of Congress. It is also understood ~to be the
oncerted policy of the Democratic party for the fu- a
pre. Thiula indeed something fresh and cheering, U
mid the general indications of corruption and revo- C
ution. It rises like the olive-branch of hope, amid
he wide waste of the troubled political sea around v
is. We believe that it is the key of our safety; and P
he prospect of its being applied in the right way is S
,vel calculated to fill the hearts of all good patriots v
ith exultation. We hail it as theharbinger of better a
lays, of days when the Republic shall be reinstated
ipon the sound simplicity. of its beginnings, when
Bribery arid Swindling shall be driven from the high
places of public authority, and in their stead Honesty
mnd Integrity shall once more prevail. Now, noto let
the true men of America bend to the task of crushing
Black Republicanism and ensuring the triumph of the
great Democratic school. Now, freemen of the South
nd patriots of the North, bnckle on your armor
anew-burnish your weapons afresh-and make one,
glorious charge for the ascendency of right principles.
A new object to live for has arisen in the proposition
here suggested-a new reason to stand by " the pil
lars of the temple of our liberties." Direct Taxation !
It is the consummation that can restore our govern
ment to health and purity. It is the measure that can
work out the complete redemption of the South in the
Union. It is the principle that can establish an equal
ity of rights and privileges from one end of the coun
try to the other. It is the true genius of republicanism
as understood by the immortal founders of this Con
federacy. Let the- old banner of our fathers float
aloft with the motto re-emblazoned upon its folds.
Let the trumpeters of Truth and the Constitution an
nounce the inauguration of the new issue. The
ghosts of the departed great will hover around like an
army in the sky to influence the result. The Spirit
that ruleth all things will move upon the hearts of our
people. And a new day, a new era will dawn upon
the cause of American Liberty. Such and so import
ant do we hold this great measure to be in its probable,
aye, almost certain eff ets.
The attention of the lovers of genuine poetry is di
rected to a piece from the German, upon the 1st col
umn of this page, entitled " The Three Students."
It is seldom we see so touching a fancy given in so
beautiful a manner. In this peculiar style of roman
tic imagining, the Germans are certainly ahead of the
world. We pluck the piece from a copy of the KiL.
kenny Journal which chance has wafted under our
bow. As such waifs do not come along every day,
we at once detain it for the gratification of our heart
and-soul readers ; and of such we have a handsome
number if we do not read then very incorrectly. By
the way, where are our poetical friends! Can none
of them lift up the voice of poesy and pen an effusion
for the old Adwertiser ? Take pity on us, friends.
We grow prosy without your aid. Read "The Three
Students," and be inspired.
BY THE QUART.
I Sperrits' can again be had at Edgefield C. H. by
the quart!! (How many cheers!) The Council so
determined a week or two since, and the ' quarts' are
here already. Mr. LzaG, the licentiate, arrived from
Charleston the last of last week, with a full supply of
excellent liquors, cordials, and fermented drinks, all
of which he will advertise constantly. Now you can
get a 'drap o' the craythur' without buying 3 gallons.
N-w, too, you can get something good-by paying for
it. The great surmIse amongst us is, whether there
will be more or less liquor drunk in town now than
heretofore. That's the question, and its one which
time alone can solve. We incline to the opinion that
if more be drunk-no, if less be sold, there will be a
vast deal of-- how's that! t, yes-if ' sperrits'
are less drunk in gallons, it will be pretty much the
case in ite long run that quarts will come to be
where were we1 uha, ah, yes, yes-the quarts would
be on an equality with the gallons if the gallons
hang the gallons and quarts both. We'll form our
conclusion on the subject another time.
HON. A. G. MAGRATH.
Wa are pleased to see that this distinguished gen
him out as one eminently suited to that position at
this particular crisis. Of course there are other and
younger gentlemen in Charleston who would do honor
to the place, but no good, perhaps much harm, would
result from an excited and distracting canvass in any
part of our State at this time; and such, we take it,
would have been the case in Charleston had several
younger gentlemen taken the field in opposition to each
oilher. As it is, we presume Judge MACATI-r will be
elected without either excitement or division. Cer
tain it is, that few men In that Congressional District
would be so entirely acceptable to the State at large.
In the language of a correspondent of the Evening
News, he is one " whose blade will flash Murat-like
in the van during the coming strife for the cause of
SOUTIERN RIGIITS." Neither will his zeal lack
the tempering of an elevated forecast or the chasten.
ing of a high courtesy.
TEMIPERANCE AND THE CHURCHES.
Certain congregations in Greenville district (Blaptist,
we believe) have resolved to make tee-totalism a test
of church membership. .In other words, they are
changing the church of Christ from what it was in
the days of the apostles into a sort of Seligio-Temper
ance Society. Of course these Christians are perfect
ly honest and serious in what they do. Yet lookers.
on-ata-distance cannot be censured for both thinking
and saying that they are rnisguided by an unenlight
ened zeal. In the North, this thing has been pretty
thoroughly canvassed, and has been found to be but a
broken cistern that will hold no wvater. To such as
beleive that Temperance is to be advanced either by
church laws or civil legislation, we commend the fol
lowing extract from a late newspaper letter, which
seems to be ent irely authentic:
PnrI.Antr.rnrIA, Aug. 31, 1858.
Doctor Chambers, the great gun of temperance in
this city, came out openly in his pulpit and made con
fession to his congregation that he and his fellow-cler
gymen had been in error and done wrong in leaving
their proper field of usefulness, as preachers of the
gospel, and seeking to reform the world by legiulatiun,
and the- use of othier means than the eachmng. of Christ
and the Apostle.. (' We have all gone astray," said
he ; " we atinisters of the gospel, I mean ; we have
not done our duty as clergymen ; we have tried to re
form the world with ourirm.s; we It;v. neglected our
calling and gone over to the world and sought to make
men better by worldly means, and offering worldly
inducements: and now we must come back ; we must
zme back to our places;t we must preach the gospel,
and nothing else, or our people will be lost. I for one,
am determined to come right back here to thIs sacred
desk and this sacred book, and teach and preach what
ifind here, and nothing else; and my fellow christians,
I ask you to come beck, I appeal. I implore you to
come back here to this book, so Christ, and help me
by your prayers and your example to reform our own
people, and to do itby the teaching of thud1ol gospel"
THE STATE AGRICULTURAL PAIR.
It should be borne in mind, that our first State
Agricultural Fair takes place early in November. It(
is hoped, on all sides, that the occasion will be one of
very considerable interest. To make It so beyond all
avil, every one of us (who can) should strive to ex- j
tibit something or other of the skill or excellence that ~
ertaineth to our respective pursuits. The farmers of
louth Carolina are especially called upon to carry up
pecimens of their produce, their stock, their imple
ents of huslbandry, &c. The artisans of South Caro
ia should not be bapckward in displaying the evi
lences of their handicraft; for they too are invited to
his field of competitIon. Neithershould'the ladies of b
South Carolna fail to sesd in their quilts, their em
roideries and the like. Jt is intendid thtat all shall P
tave a fair showing at the exhibiuion, apd It is earn- bl
sily asked that alt will contend for the liberal prizes tI
hat have been put up by the Society. Thus alone ]]
an the affasir prove a success. 11
New Words. tI
" Belle Brittan," the Newport correspondent of the y
e w York Mirror, says: "I have found frIends here b
rom wht.m my heart relucts to sever." Don't like the 0
Il- . W~ru~ts hias: "Nor were the gentlemen one
hisi more notpeggqble." Awful! A
Health of difsawlestoj,
It is seriously apprehended 'tiat t~l Yellow Beove;
rill yet become epidemic~ in Chmrleuitor. 'irn*t W
er of deaths per diem'has manifestly inecressed durig in
e. past preeg or two. The eduotry sympathss'with ti
s ,ity in view of this unpleesant prospect. May the to
AUGUSiA BUSINESS. ]
BRoom & NOIREL, are opening fall goods rapidly ti
their accustomed stand. Call on them and sample
ieir excellent suppl for the season. You cannot
il to be pleased.
GRAY BaoTuzifae also filling up as usual, with
splendid stock. I "irespects they offer advan
iges that few houses afford, and in all respects they 4
impete wvtih the foremost. C
WK. SHEAR scarcely needs our commendation, so S
ell known is his name and establishment to the peo- C
le of Edgefield and the adjoining Savannah Districts.
luice it to say, that his winter goods are coming in
rith the rest, and he ii t his post to accomodate old
nd new customers.
For the benefit of all'concerned we would simply
the 2nd Regiment of Cavalry will parade at Long
tirc's on Saturday, the 20th inst.
The 10th Regiment, S. C. M , at Richardson's on
ruesday, the 23d September.
The 7th RegimentS. C. M., at the Old Wells on
rhursday, the 25th September, and
The 9th Regiment, S. C. V., at Springfeld, near
frs. BRUNSoN's, on Saturday, the 27th Sept.
THE CORNER STONE ON WHIGGERY.
Our Georgia cotemporary peculiarly delights in
?rmenting the poor. Whig around him. He is
king them under the 5th ribs at every turn. He says
hey have no right to -Irust in Providence, as Provi
]nce is clearly agairt them. The only two men
they ever elevated to the Presidential chair (Harrison
md Taylor) were killed off by Providence. Bat in
pite of their hopeless ease in the present canvass, they
re still grimly hanging on for the chances. Says the
Corner Stone: " They 6e something like the fellow
who, when playing a gne of backgammon and had
got of but two of his nb, his opponent had borne off
all but one, and it wat his throw, when a by-stander
remarked to the man voiowas about to be beaten, that
he had as well give it * "No," said he, " I shan't
do it, for he may die re he throws." Buchanan
may die just before theelection, and then there may
be some possible chaniqfor Fillmore."
For more than two jeeks we have had our table
supplied with the finestlescription of white yams,
large and mealy. Ourihanks would overflow to the
liberal donor in terms mh as seldom find their way
into a newspaper, wer# it not that he is unable to
read and printed compliments would be wasted upon
him. The potatoes ws' sent in by-our old man
Ananias, and came outif our own patch.
My Life: The leonhght Nights.
(OUT O"Hi MACHINE.)
How beautiful the siiv'ry. moon doth walk across
the night, shedding he. white rays lavishly to bless
our human sight! Waever queen so fair to see, so
worthy adoration-sh e alike on all mankind
and on the Indian N on. What shall we say by
way of thanks for thy ibenf'cent light-the coons and
foxes play their pranks . whole illumined night.
The sons of Ethiop ro4., abroad, the neighbors' dogs
are yelling; and yet 4bou sailest on thy course no
tales on rovers telling. oung lovers gaze upon thy
face with hands lock 'in each other, and while thy
beauties bright they ce 'tis vain their vows to
smoher. The gallant. renader's song is floating on
the breeze-yet but fo thee that strain had never
echoed 'mong the tree All praise to Luna, goddess
fair! Long may she ave in glory! She'll yet
breathe many a tale of e and many a possum story!
OO0NII U IOCA T10N S.
BROOK DINNER !
At Ninety-Sax I~Pot, Oct. 8, 1856.
The several committte of the Fourth Congres
sional District met andpade the following appoint
Preuident of the Day,
Dr.B( . CAIN.
Dr. J. P. Watts, Col. L. Boozer,
Col. G. A. Addison, ")r. John Logan,
~F3te i oe Soffu..iariim d
Dr. Thos. Lake, Col. J. F. Mlarshall,
N. McCants, Esq., Edward Noble, Esq.,
C. P. Sullivan, Esq.,
Orator of the Day.
GEN. S. McGOWAN.
Comimittec of Inritation.
Col. A. Simkins, Dr. WV. L. Templeton,
Dr. E. R. Calhoun, Thos. Thomson, Esq.,
Gen. Jas. Gillum, A. C. Grarlington, Esq.,
Capt. Ri. Cunningham, Gen. P. Quattlebumi,
Committee of Reception.
Col. I. T. Watts, Mtaj. .J. K. Vance,
Col. A. M. Smith, Col. J. W. Livingston,
Dr. Robt. E. Campbell, W. C. Moragne, Esq ,
James M'.. Baxter, Esq., Joseph A bney, Esq.,
Capt. William H ill, John Snmyley,
Freeman Martin, Capt. J. T. Parks,
W. P. Aiidrews, R. WV. Campbell, Esqj.,
Dr. Moses Taggart, N. S. McCants,
Dr. Geo HI. Waddell, J. B. Sample,
Saml. Perryman, Dr. H. Godman,
Capt. J. R. Tarrant, John P. Barratt,
Dr. W. L. Anderson, Maj. C. Suber,
Col. B. Z. Herndon, Dr. Job Boozer,
Committee of Arrangements.
W. N. Moore, - Stanmore Brooks,
Col. W. A. Williams, Johnson Sale,
Jas. M. Richardson, Dr. W. W. Davis,
Dr. Thos. Lake, Henry Beard,
Dr. J. W. Calhoun, Simeon Chaney,
Maj. R. A Griffin, Capt. W. Corder,
James Creawell, Jones Fuller,
R. M. White, T. C. Griffin,
N. W. Stewart, W. N. Blake,
Capt. J. W. Fooshe, T. C. Lipseomb,
lbert King, J. W. Child,
G. W. Holloway,1
Marshal of the Day.
Cor.. T, J. ROBERTS.
kaj. Z. W. Car wile, Capt. John Boozer,
hpt. Win. Perryman, Capt. W. W. Griffin. I
)r. T. S. Blake, Dr. J. W. Calhoun,
Jas. W. Richardson.
It is desired that the subscriptions of the Fourth
ongresional District should be forwarded ime
lately to the Treasurers. -l
The Ladies especially and the public generally arc
:vited. The Edgefield Bend will attend on the oe
JOHN W. CALHIOUN, Szc'av. V
Sept. 11th 1856.
R -huS aDTUarTIaIR. V
M. Ba;Trre:-As tho question of Division has I
en forced upon the people of the District by the ai
ivision Party, as the " 2Zeut guestien " in the ti
resent canvass, I think that it would be nothing I
it proper to give thk~ a dividing line, between si
ie list of candidates as published in the Advertiser. S
oth yeasop and justice regtgire that this .divisiop os
ne should be nade, as I hopestly khelieve thah it is n
e only one will be made, for "lo these many S
mr." And as the Division Party now seem to I1
Sso generously disposed, to put up with any sort gi
'a " division," who knows, but this dividing line hi
ay satisfy the party and put an end to all strife ?- w
Ithough the candidates have published their views n<
id taken sides upon this momentous question, yet di
ere are many persons who cannot recollect on b
ki~~~e so locate them. And as the election is Ias
e af hand and thie pegplei are preparing their ul
ikets, I think it would be more'convenient for them G
turn to the paper and select their men, if their hi
ivision heads. There should also be a head for
ose, (of there are any,) who are " on the fence."
I am not mistaken, according to their published
ntinients the candidates should appear in this order:
uLLIAm GRGG , W. C. MORAGNN,
[. C. M. HAMMOND, ROBERT MERIWETHER,
. L. DEARING, ABRAM JONES,
. W. STILEs, I Z. W. CARWIL.
.W. MABRY, JAMES BLACKWELL.
. M. YAnaOUGH. G. W. LANDRU,
Q. E. D.
For the Advertiser.
Ma. EDIVoR : I thank you for past favors, and beg
continuation of your lenity and patronage, in the
ublication of a few more remarks in your paper. As
RiCuARD" has gone into his cell, like a frightened
nail, I do not wish to disturb his repose, by adding
iis as a rejoinder to his last piece. If he is a sane
ian, I hope he will do better and improve every day
a liven, but if he is really a distracted man, as some
eem to think lie is, I really pity him. In his wan
ering from the moon to the rain bow, and through
he heavens and the earth, lie has failed to produce
e argument destructive to division; but has touch.
,d on a point that deserves our attention, and that is,
hat we have no right to a division of our District,
>ecause lie supposes us to be in the majority, a thing
hich we do not believe, but which we will admit
or argument's sake. Nothing can be more absurd or
neonsistent, than to assert that a majority should
ule. A majority is quite as apt to be wrong as a
ainority, and even more so, and the history of man
lully establishes this fact. It but one man in the
Norld was just and right, and all the rest were wrong,
his one man should rule if any, because justice and
quity should predominate whether with The many or
the few. Our Fathers well knew, that it would not
o to trust our Government in the hands of a majori
ty; and hence, the constitution of the United States,
which was intended as a permanent check upon all
usurpations of the kind. What has shaken the very
pillars of our liberty and caused the best government
ever instituted by man to totter, but a dominant na
jorty acting contrary to the principles of justice and
equity and to the constitution of the United States?
Mr. CALItfUN saw very clearly the insufficiency of
justice, of Legislation and of the constitution to re
strain a licentious majority in their attempts to sub
vert our Government, and hence, his suggestion to
have two Presidents instead of one-one at the North
and tho other at the South, with the condition that
both should agree in the confirming or passing of all
laws enacted by Congress, and thus to check the
growing power of a relentless majority at the North.
This suggestion, I think a very good one, and the
only one in my judgment, could it be effected, that
could preserve our union. Tell me nothing about
the justice of a majority ruling. There is no justice
in it. The Abolitionists preach the very same doc.
trine and would use it too if they had the power. A
theocracy must be as pure as any Government can be
on earth, and there certainly does exist a great resem
blance in our Government, and that which God gave
to his people in one particular, the people were to be
governed by laws and commandments, and not by
potentates or majorities under the Mosaic laws; and
we rejoice to think that ours is a similar government
in those particulars. Moses I think will be acknowl
edged by all as one of our greatest lanv givers, he
having the advantage of others, In his being divinely
In all Moses' laws we see nothing that would indi.
cate that a majority should rule. Laws and certairi
penalties annexed to them, were enacted and the 0nly
rulers were the agents to carry those laws into effect
and the whole object of those laws seems to huave
been, not only to protect the rights of men in theil
persons and property, but also in a very especial man
ner, to protect the weak against the strong, the feu
against the many ; and this certainly was the objec
of our constitution and our laws; however much thei
may have failed in accomplishing the contemilate'
object. Except in elections we see nothitg in ou
constitution that favors a bare majority ruling, bo
to the very reverse, we see strong cheeks upon ti
majurtv and would toGod ni,~ r muhsrng
majority. Even two thirds of all, are found to be to
small a number to alter or change our Government
it giving entirely too much power to the many to op
press the few. Though we believe a majority amount
ing to two thirds o: all the people, is not as large a
it should be to cause a change in government, anc
thus deprive the other one third of its rights, yet we
as divisionists, profess to be law abiding men, andi
two thirds of the men in Edgefield District, are fount
to be anti-divisionists exclusive of the party indifferen1
to it we will submit to our hard fate and say no snore
WVe claim at least to be a respectable minority, anti
consequently, our claims are not only just, lbut Legal;
Iwe are States rights men, mud are assured that not
only States, hut Districts and even communities, have
their rights which should be regarded and attended
to by Government. We maintain that we have am
good a right according to our numbers, according to
our locality, according to otur services and according
to justice, as any people in the State, to a division
and to a District and Court House suited to our abso
lute necessities. It is said by some, that our ohjent. is
to elect a few members to the Legislature and to stir
up strifc among the people. We say in positive terms
that this is false. We are surprised that any man
that knows our situation can think so. We had al
mot as well he without a District, without a Court
House and without law, as in our condition, for in
many instances we cannot avail ourselves of the ad
vantages of either. I tim an old man, and I never
expect to have an office and I know there are htun
dreds like myself, that want the District divided pure
ly for the good of the people. We are sorry then
tat there should be two parties in the District. We
do not desire this and we think that all good men who
are acquainted with our condition will not oppose us,
but will sympathise with us and help us to obtain our
rights. JOSEPH! GRIFFITH.
Fur the Adve-rtiser.
Ma. EITvOn :-lt is generally believed in this
District that Mr. GRF.GG, who is a candidate fur the
[Legislature, is a northern moan, born anud bred. On
his account mtany are reluctant to vote for him. It
a bare justice to correct this error. I therefore send
ou for publication the following extract from a short
nemoir of Mr. GaF.GG, published ini "Do Bowv's
leview," for March 1851, P. 348. It will be scen
hat he was born in Virginia, and has never lived
nyhere but in the South.
We propose to give a brief sketch of the inei
ots in the life of an individual who, although not
ie earliest manufacturer of cotton cloth in Carolina,
as the first in our estimation, who, by his sound
udgment and knowledge of machinery, demonstra
ed to the conviction of the inhabitants, that our
outhern States wvere as well adapted for thte man
facture of cotton as the most favored countries
ithin Europe or America.
WLLAM GREGG was born in Monongaliela coun
, Virginia, in February 1800. His ancestors
crc Quakers residing at Wilmington in Delaware.
[is father during the Revolutionary war, took up
-ms in behalf of his native country, and was among
to troops who fought in defence of Charleston.
[re he pas taken prisoner by the British, at the
rrndr of the city ; whilst .on the road to Nine
ix, with other prisoners, he managed to esgipe in
t of our swamps, and found his way hack to his
utive state. There ho married and returned to
auth Carolipa, and settled in Newberry District.
'a subsequently re-moved to Monongehtela, in Vir
nia, where the object of our present memoir was
n. At the age of four years, his mother died,
bich caused the separation of the family. He was
iw placed with an uncle, Jacob Gregg, who resi
d at Alexandria, D. C. He was a watch-maker
'trade, by which means he had accumulated a
-go fortune. H~e also engaged largely in th~eman
seture of spinning machinery. In 1810, Jacob
regg re-moved to Georgia, taking his nephew withj
m; here he erected one of the first cotton facto
Whatley's Mill's,) midway between Monticello and
Mdadison. The machinery was principally of hin
>wn manufacture. During the continuance of the
war the enterprise was successful, but the return of
peace brought with it such a flood of foreign goods
into the country, that nearly all the establishments
f this kind were prostrated. The depreciation of
property iuvested in manufacturing establishrents
ruined the fortunes of Jacob Gregg, and he placed
his nephew William, with one of his old friends in
Lexington, Kentucky, to learn the trade of a watch
WILLIAm GREGG remained in Kentucky until
1821, when he went tolPetersburg, to perfect him
self in his profession. In 1824, he established him
self in bushiess in Columbia, S. C. By faithfulness
and p'unetbality in his profession, he gained the confi
dence of the community, and prospered in his busi
ness, &c. &c.
THE Turks Island Royal Standard, of the
16th August, says:-" The demand for salt has
been increasing gradually for the last three
weeks ; 38,989 bushels have been exported since
our last report, being the largest quantity ship
ped in any one week since our present season
commenced. The price remains firm at 15e.
Quantity on hand about 280,000 bushels. Ex
port duty Je."
DRoWNED.-During the prevalence of the
last freshets in Rock Creek, we learn that a
valuable negro man of Col. L. A. Breckham
was drowned at Caldwell's Mill under the fol
lowing circumstances. He had crossed the
creek to see his wife and wishing to return home.
applied to a gentleman at the mill to carry him
across the pond in a batteau. The gentleman
told him that it would be running too much
risk, unless lie, the negro, could swim. He ;old
the gentleman he could and they had nearly
crossed when the paddle broke. The gentleman
then told the negro to jump out and swim for
life, but he replied he had never swam and knew
nothing about it. He was carried over the dam
and sunk to rise no more, while the gentleman
got to land with great difficulty.-Chester Stand
NEW cotton is beginning to arrive freely at
New Orleans. On Wednesday one boat brought
THE American Institute Fair, to be held at
the Crystal Palace, will open on the 22d inst.
KILLED 11 A CANNoN.-We learn that Mr.
Seaborn Keith was killed by the premature
discharge of a cannon at the Regimental Muster
at Hunter's old Field, Pickens District, on the
RACE HOUSES SoLD.-The Louisville Journal
states that Mr. Alexander, of Woodford, Ken
tucky, has purchased the celebrated race horse
Lexington. He met Mr. Tenbroeck in England,
and the purchase was made there. The price
paid was $15,000. This is the highest price
that was ever paid for any horse in the United
State. It is also stated that he has sold Le
compton to the same gentleman for $10,000.
A NEW RELIGIOUs JoURNAL.-At a Confer
ence of the Lutheran Church, which met at St.
Paul's Church, in this district on Friday the 29th
ult., a resolution was adopted to establish a re
ligious Journal, more Southern in its sentiments
than the Lutheran Observer published at Balti
more, Md. The cause which has led to this
step, was the severe strictures of the Observer
on the conduct and course of Hon. P. S. Brooks
in his difficulty with Sumner. We admire the
spirit of our Lutheran friends, and ,hope they
will be sustained in this new enterprise, not on
ly by the entire Lutheran denomination South
but also by the members of other Christian de.
Fox K ANSAs I--A company of young men, so.
Ibcr, steadfat and true, are being rased in this
city for Kansas. This is a practical movement
better than all the speeches or articles that ever
have been made or written in favor of Southern
rrhs Wecall uo u iiest i hi
battle field. The Abolitionists ire in force, des.
troying Southern property and murdering South.
era men. We are defied to the contest; let us
not restrain, but aid those who are willing te
encounter it.-Mongo nery Adrertiser Sept. 6.
DUEL.-A duel was fought on Fhida2y after
noon, betw~een 4 and 5 o'clock, near Ferry, or
miore properly, Washington P'oint, Norfolk coun
ty, by two citizens. The card of Dr. Perkins,
in the Daily Newvs, relative to a slanderous report,
caused an individual, whose name we have not
learned, to send a challenge to Dr. P., which was
promptly accepted-the weapons chosen being
broad swords, and the time and place as above
mentioned. The parties, with their friends and
a physician, secordingly repaired to a field not
far from the village on the Point, anid a despe
rate flht took place with heavy and keeni edged
swords, which resulted in the injury of boith
parties. Dr. P. received a deep and severe cut
on his right arm, and dealt his antagonist a dread.
lul gash in the face and on one arm, wounding
him also in the abdomen. The injuries, we learn,
are not of a serious nature ; and as medical aid
was immediately obtained, the two combatants
will probably be ready for another battle, if ne
eessary, in a wveek or two, although it is quite
probable they are well enough satisfied with the
result of the bloody encounter.-Norfolk Argus.
Our town seems quite enlivened by the daily
arrival of Cadets for the Military Academy o1
Messrs. Coward & Jenkins. We are gratified
at such evidences of their sungss, and trust that
it will long continue, as commensurate with the
ability and public spirit manifested. The new
Barracks is not yet completed, but we presume
iit will be but a few weeks ere the young soldiers
arc turned into winter quarters."- Yorkrille
INsANE.-3fr. John Rice, a New York produce
dealer well known to many of our grain mer
ebants, has recently become insane, and Wed
nesday lhst, it was found necessary to send him
to Utica Asylum-his property, valued at $100,
000, has beeni placed in the hands of a commiis
sion.-Albany Argus 8th inst.
How Pooa WJJITE CHILDaEN ARE TREATED
AT BoS~oN.-The Doston T1ranscript states: A
little boy, only 8 yecars old, was brought before
the police court yesterday afternoon, and seni
tenced to the House of Reformatioin during his
minority, for stealing fifty cents wvorth of lumber
from a yard on Commercial street.
The grand jury of Cowveta, condemn, in their
presentments, the practice of removing or " run
ning off" negroes who have committed capital
offences. So do we.
Kossurm and his family are enjoying them
selves at Ventnor, Isle of Wight. [He lives very
handsomely, says a London writer. on the funds
contributed in America for the "freedom of
Hungary." He has lost all his influence with us,
for his selfishness and hypocrisy have become
too evident. and he is looked upon now as a po
itical charlatan, who played a bold game for
riches and won the stake.
ig" Stephen Coma, a free negro has been de
teeted in Mobile, Ala., in circulating abolition
ocuments, and ordered to leave the city in two
BALTIMORE. Sept. 18.-There was a political
hot in this pity last night, in which two personst
vere killed and twenty wounded.
p~, Died, at Florence, in Italy, on the 14th of
Lugust last, in the 27th year of his age, Robert Ifayne, s
hxeves, youngest son of the Hon. Langden Cheves.
UW'The President has made a requisition for troopsv
pn the Governors of Illinois and Kentucky for two
legiments of Mlilitia to be held in readiness for service ..
SKansas, if needed.
SPPLICATION will be made to the Legisla- qi
.ture at its next Session to remove the Court hn
louse to Cheathiam's Store. di
Luza-rr Thrur& Daix CowNEE.
MAaRRIED, in Marshall county% brim., on the 17th
IA., by the Rev. J. J. Meek, RoDEaT T. Hisurit, of
?anola county, to Miss Ann KESEY, of the former
MIRaRIED, on the 26th ult., near New York City,
I the residence of her brother-in-law, Jos. Husson,
Esq., Miss A.icE H. MOBLEY, daughter of the Hon.
V. D. Mlosley, of Florida, and Dr. N. H. MORAGNE,
>f the same place.
DIED, in this District, on the 5th inst, EITHEI
WEEKS, after having lived out the full measure of her
Fears, being at least three score and ten.
The deceased died very suddenly of a disease of the
heart. She was a member of no church, but had lived
for many years an exemplary life, and previous to her
departure gave satisfactory evidence of her acceptance
by the Savior, saying, a few moments before her
death, " that she knew she was going to die ; but she
was not afraid to meet death."
She has left numerous relatives and friends to mourn
her loss, but they enjoy this consolation, that their
loss is her eternal gain.
DIED, in this District, on 30th July, Mrs. AMELIA
DEEN, wife of Simon Deen, in the 37th year of her ,
Mrs. DEEN made a profession of her faith in the
Savior, by uniting with the Baptist Church at Little
Steven's Creek, when 14 years old.
Although retired and unpretending, she lived a
consistent christian, as evinced by an exhortation
from her death bed to her distressed husband and chil
dren, in which she spoke of a blessed immortality
and met death not as the kings of terrors, but the road
to endless joy.
Religious Notice -
A protracted meeting will be held with the
Philippi Church, commencing on Saturday before
the 3d Lord's day in September.
Ministering brethren are hereby invited to at
tend. By order of the Church in conference.
A. HJORNE, MODERATOR.
E. W. HoRNS, Clerk.
For Brigadier General.
We are authorized to announce Captain W. W.
PERRYMAN, of Abbevi le, a candidate for the
office of Brigadier General of Cavalry, vocated by
he resignation of General WILEIs.
To MoTtEns.-Sore breasts are a sad draw back
on the pleasures of maternity. This ointment at
once allays the inflammation and heals the excori
ated nipple. It is equally prompt in its Curative ac
tion upon eruptions, sores, whitlows, and all exter
Sold at the manufactories, No. 80, Maiden Lane,
New York, and No 244 Strand, London; and by
all druggists, at 25c., 62jc. and $1 per box.
A REGULAR Communication of
CONCORDIA LODGE, No. 50,
A. F. M., will be held at their Hall,
on Saturday evening, Sept. 20th, at
By order of the W.M.
Sept 3 it 4
Bargain to be had!
A NO 1 Second hand PIANO
FORTE will be sold at this Office
on Saturday next, at 12 o'cloc.k. Sold J! U
for nto fault-the owner going west. Terms cash.
A ugusta, Sept 17 it 36
Col. A. J. WEAL wishes his
Creditors to meet him at Richard
SOn's, Otn Tuesday next, 23d inst.
Sept 17 lt 36
Gin Band & Harness Leather
FF neqality, for sale by L. M. MUNGER.
O ir' Apyat R. H. Sullivan's Store.
Sept 17 tf 36 -
MEETING of the mem rs of th.sEd ew
o'clock, P: 1W.'
By order of the President.
LOUDON BUTLER, SEC'av.
N. B.-A punctual attendance of the members is
requested, as business of importance will be brotught
before the meeting.
Sept. 17zth 1856, I t 36
Notice to each Stockhiolder
Odd Fellows and Nasonic Bull, Ass'n,
A.. REGULAR annual meeting of the Stockhol
ders of Ihis Company wiill be held at their
NEW HALL, on Tuesday evening the 7th Octo
ber next. A fail attendance is desired. Our build
ing is nearly completed ; and I desire to see y-ou
all thiereeith~er personally or by proxy.
A. G. TEAGIJE, Pres'nt.
Sept17 3t 2
VALUABLE REAL ESTATE
RARE CHANCE FOR PURCHASERS!
'lHE Subscriber, being desirous of making a
Achange in his business, proposes to sell at pri..
vate sale the following tracts of land.
The Homestead Place,
Containing 1544 acres, lying on Log Creek and
Beaver Dam, and joining land of Col. F. W. Pick
ens, Lewis Jones, Mrs. C. Landrum and other. -
atnd withiin 3 wiles of Edgefield C. H. This is ono
oif the nmost desirable locations in the District, as
well for thec fertility of the soil, as the healthfulness
of thte climate. A bout 500 acres are cleared and in
a high state of cultivation ; a large part of which is
fresh land, utnder fine fence, having been brought
into cultivation not more than 2 or 3 years.
There are about two or three hundred acres of
choice creek bottoms lying on the above named
creeks, remarkably productive, well ditched, and of
as fine quality as any in the District. There' are on
the premises a comfortable dwelling house atnd all
necessary out buildings, consisting of new and com
modious negro houses, framed and shingle roofed,
stables, barn, Gin house, and a new screw; a finely
constructed fish pond, wtell supplied with fish, and of
This place is also wvell watered, Log Creek run
ning through the eastern part of it, and Beaver'dam
through the western portion, with a sufficient num
ber of tributaries supplying an abundance of water
at all aeasonts of the year for stock ; and two fine
springs of good freestone water adjacent to the set
tlement, one on each side.
AMuch the larger portion of this tract of land is in.
native forest, supplied with an almost exhaustless
quantity of the finest timber, consisting of pine, oak
and hickory. There are ten or twelve spring, of good -
water on the Beaver Damn portion of this tract of
and. Two fine orchards of selected fruit trees,
~enerally young and luxuriant. This is one of the
moat healthy sections of the District, and well adap
ed to the culture of cotton, corn and small grain.
The tract known by the name of
The Brunson Tract,
Lying on the Edgefield & Cheatanm Plank Road,
ix miles from Edgefield C. H. This tract is umim
>roved, centains 360 acres, and heavily timbered
vith native forests. There are on the tract 3 or 4
ins springs and a fine site for a residence.
The tract known as the
Ciper Creek Tract,
Contains 202 aerts, lying on the Abbeville road
ur miles below Liberty Hill.
Also adjacent, but not connected, the
otaining 144 acres.
The above tracts of land are all well adapted to
be culture of cotton, corn and small grain.
I will also sell two vacant lots adjacent to the Ma
onie Hall in the Village of Edgefield.
Tsrmns made easy and accommodating to pprea
ers if desired is one, two and thr-ee equal annual
astalments. If desired, 1 will break the homestead
ract, into parcels to suit purchasers, provided the
rhole can be sold.
JOHN H. HOLLINGSWORTHI.
SSept. 16th 1856 tf 36
'LL persons indebted to the Estate of W. S.
Smyley, deceased, prier to his death, are re
rested te make payment beft re return-day. Thoe
ting demands against the same will present them
tly ttesed. J. C. SMYLEY, Adm'r.
SenL 10n S 35