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Arrival of the North Briton.
FATHER POINT, (of Quebeck,) July 24.
The Steamship, North Briton, has been
boarded off Farther Point, by the News Yacht
belonging to the Associated Press. The Liv.
erpool news is up to Wednesday, July 13th.
Licesypool, July 13.-The sales of cotton for
the past three business days, were 32,000 bales,
with a firm market. Middling Orleans closed
at 71d., and Middling Uplands at 6 13-17d.
Breadstuffs closed dull, and provisions were
The news by this arrival is highly important
PEACE HAS BEEN CONCLUDED, be
tween the contending powers of France, Sar
dinia, and Austria.
There is to be an Italian confederation un
der the honorary Presidency of the Pope.
Austria has conceded Lombardy to I rance,
but Napoleon has yielded it up to Sardinia.
Austria still preserves Venice.
The North Briton left before the effect of
this news had time to be developed.
A telegraph dispatch from Turin save Louis
Napoleon had issued a bulletin, from Vallegio
agnnouncing the completeness of the armistice,
and congratulating the troops on their glori
ous achievements, and *announcing his inten
tion of his immediate departure for Paris,
leaving the provisional command of the army
to Marshal Valliant.
The London Times claims that England
brought about the armistice ; and other au
thorities give the credit to Prussia.
A dispatch from Verona says the armistice
was concluded only after repeated requests
from the French, and after Austria had ob
tained all that she asked.
It was reported that Kossuth had proposed
a monarchical government for Hungary.
The following is a copy of a telegraphic
dispatch, sent by Louis Napoleon to the Em
press Eugenie, announcing the conclusion of
Yallegio, July 11.-Peace has been signed,
between the Emperor of Austria and myself,
on the following basis : " An Italian confede
racy, to be under the honorary Presidency of
the Pope-the Emperor of Austria concedes
all his rights in Lombardy .to the Emperor of
the French, who has transferred them to the
King of Sardinia. -The Emperor of Austria
preserves Venice; but she will form an inte
gral part of the Italiar. confederation."
The Kews says that Italy has been deceived;
in her hopes, by this peace. History, it adds,
will call Napoleon to a strict account for hav
ing entered the war with false pretences ; and
with having signed a mock and selfish peace.
which leaves Austria impregnably fortified in
the heart of northern Italy, while the central
portion is committed to the patronage of the
Arrival of' the Europa.
HALIFAx. July 26.--The steamship Europ a
arrived to-day, and her news wats sent off by
horse express to Sackville. She brings Liver
pool advices to Saturday, July 16th.
Lirerpool Xtarket, July 16.-T he sales of'
cottou during the commercial week, were 107
(1Q1 bales. The market advanced jd aigd;
Middling Orleans cotton closed at 7 5-17d.
At Liverpool, Breadstuffs were declining,
and there wags but little enquiry. Provisions
were very dull, and Pork reported heavy and
The news of peace was fully confirmed,
but no particulars had transpired, beyond the
fact that the Princes of Tuscany and Modena
had returned to their States.
Napoleon expected. to reach Paris on the
3hth inst., wh~en further details would be af
forded. In his address to the soldiers, hesays
that pence was concluded because the cor~test
was about to assume proportions, which were
no longer in keeping with the interest which
France had in the war.
The Emperor of Austria was on his way to
Vienna. He says, in his order of' the day,
that he yielded on account of his unfavorable
.political position ; and because his natural
allies did not come to his assistance as he ex
peeted they would.
Letters froiii Paris note much .discontent
concerning the termis of the peace, and that
Austrian influence is still stuffe red to remain
The Vienna correspondent of the London
limes says that three applications were made
by Napoleon, to Austria, before the latter con
sented to the armistice. The same correspon
dent says that the Pope was burnt in effigy
at Mila, ; and that unfriendly feelings existed
'hetween Napoleon and Victor Emmanual.
The latter had issued a proclamation to the
people of Lombardy, announcing annexation
of that State to Sardinia. He msdle a triumn
pliant entry into Milan on the 13th inst.
It was reported that the Pope had addressed
an autograph letter to Louis Napolean, an
niouncing his determination to demand the
armed intervention of the Catholic powers.
Latest dispatches from Paris, on Friday,
report that great agitation prevailed in Milan;
that the Parisian population was indignant
at the Emperor for his failure to fulfil his
The Paris .iofniteur publishes a proclama
tion by the Emperor, announcing to the
soldiers the basis of peace. It is to the fol
lowing effect :
" The principal aim of the war is attained
and Italy will become, for the first time, a
nation. Venetia, it is true, remains to Aus
tria, but she will nevertheless be an Italian
province, forming part of an Italian conf'eder
ation. The union of Lombardy with Pied
mont. creates for us a powerful ally, who will
owe to us its independence. The Italian
governments, which have remained inactive,
or which have been called back into their
possessions, will comprehend the necessity of
salutary reforms. A general amnesty will
obliterate the traces of civil discord. Italy,
henceforth mistress of her destinies, will only
have herself to accuse, should she not progress
zeguilarly in order and freedom. You will
.soon return to France. A grateful country
twill there receive with transports those sol
.diers who have raised so high the glory of our
armet at Montebello, Palestro, Turbigo, Ma
genta, Malegnano, and Solferino; who, in two
months, have freed Piedmont, and have only
atopped because the contest was about to as
sume proportions no longer in keeping with
1the interests that Frane had in this formida
ble war. Be proud, then .gf gojr success
proud cfle the snlts obtained-prg.4l~special
ly, of being the well beloved children ,of .th.t
Fr~ance who will always be the great nation,
so long as she shall have heart to comprehendi
noble epuses, and men like you to defend
A*hem. (Signed) NAPOLEON.
M' Vallaasn. July 12."
The King of Sardinia had issued the follow
ing proclamation to the people of Lombardy
"Heaven has blessed our arms with the pow
erful aid of our magnanimous andvaliait ally
the Emperor Napoleon, and we arrived, in i
few days, after victory upon vietbry, at thi
banks of the Mincio. To-day I come bael
among you to tell you that Heaven has grant
ed Your wishes. An armistice followed b;
preliminaries of peace, assure the people o'
Lombardy of their independence. Accordinj
to your desire, many times expressed, you wil
henceforth form with an ancient state on
single and free family. ' I take your destin:
under my direction.s, and hope to find in yoi
that concurrence which the chief of a Stat
needs in order to create a new administration
I tell you, peoplo of Lombardy, to trust ii
your King. Established on a solid for a ne'
country which Heaven has entrusted to hi!
The result of the treaty is generally mis
trusted in England.
The Anglo-Saxon at Farther Point.
FARTER POINT, July 29.-The Anglo-S&2
on, from Liverpool, July 20, was boarded of
the Point to-day. She brings nothing addi
tional in regard to the basis of peace. Th
discontent in relation to it was apparently in
creasing, partiCularly in Italy. Louis Napc
1eon had arrived at St. Cloud. The Queen c
Portugal is dead. The latest commerpial dis
patches report, at Liverpool, Sugar and Coffe
dull; Rice steady ; Turpentine dull at 35s.(
35s. Gd. At London Wheat had declined on
penny. Sugar was dull and had declined si
ARTHUR SIMKINS, EDITOR.
WEDNESDAY., AUGUST 3, 1859.
The Deputy Treasurer, Rev. Taos. Fnzs~, wil
please accept our thanks for the statistical infor
mation on another column. Mr. FaZA is n1
only shewing himself a thoughtful citizen by thu
furnishing interesting facts to the several Districti
but he is "doing the State some service," fo
which all are thankful.
Return of T. P. Magrath, Esq.
It affords us pleasure to welcome back our fel
low-citizen, T. P. MAanATru, Esql., who has bee1
long detained in Charleston by serious indisposi
tion. We are gratified to be able to state that h
will at once resume his professional duties, fror
which he has been so unpleasantly debarred. Th
many friends of this gentleman will look to hi
complete restoration with much anxiety.
The news of peace in Europe will be found oi
another column. It was not expected so soon
and many perhap3 are disappointed that the our
tain has dropped so suddenly upon the drama o
War. Some consolation to think, that it will ena
ble our people to play out the drama of Cottoi
more successfully next winter.
The Governor and Suite--The Reviews
Our District has been honored for some day
past by the presence of his Excellency, Gov. Gis1
who is here in the discharge of his duties as Com
mander-in-Chief of the Military of South Carolino
The Governor is looking admirably well and elicit
the plaudits of the citizen-soldiery at all pointh
Last week he reviewedtho 10th and 7th Regiment
of Infantry, and to-day reviews the 9th. We ar
glad to hear him express himself so highly please
with the regiments of Edgefield; and we can un
dertake to assure him that the feeling i6 recipro
His Excellency is attended on the Reviews b;
Adjutant General Ditsov~Asr, and Colonels thi
WA.ItEa and DnaAnzso. Brigadier General Mo
ItAGNS is also out with a gallant and brillian
staff; and it is gratifying to learn that our Regi
mental Field Otlicers have not been dimmed by
comparison of their equipagu and military adorn
meats with thoso of their superiors in rank..
Upon the whole the Revipiws have passed e
pleasantly and well; the bovernor has givoa
us some capital States Rights Speeches; an<
his visit has been a relief to the tedium of tha
sultry season. Health and pleasure attend hits
in bis up-country tour.
Mr. Styles Acquitted.
C. W. ITmLFs, E~q., late our fellow-citirzen, wa
put upon his trial before the coutry, en the 11tl
July, for the killing of J. W. at.-R of Brunswicli
Ga., in the winter of 18',7. Miany readers will re
colleet the melancholy circumstance. It ulford
us pleasure to state,' that Mr. STYi.Cs has bei
acquitted out and out by an intelligent and con
scientious jury. The p~articulars of his trial wi
mny find roome for next week. The counsel fo
the p.rosecution did notpretend to regard the of'ene<
A Fine Bag ofi Flour.
Or we should rather say, " a bag of flue floer,
-for it really is as pretty a speucimenl of this comn
modity tas we have seeni in at long while. Mr. J
W. Bana has our thanks fur it. A few auore o
the same sort can be hadt by appillication in tha
quarter. No doubt sonme of the same article migh
be found in this town, it' it were searched for dil
D istrict Ccens.
Our thankcs are duoe Capt. Canierra fo.r the fol
lou-hg statement of the While populaition 0
DEAn R in AsE it will probalbly be interestin;
to yo'ur readers, I give you below a stalte lit I'
the Census of Edlgetield District ; also of triit
ville and Edgefield Village, which you can lpub
lish if you think i~opr
Yours, with respect, C. CAnITF.
Whole number of Females.......7,7501
" " Mulier.........7,64
Population of Granitaville,.........I9
" Edgetield Village..53
Toatal number in 1h49............. .256
" The Old School."
Our correspondent who writes ov-er this signa
tre is heartily welcomied to our columnus. Wi
hope he will keep hia bright new pen in continue'
exercise, and that we shall hepir from himi agnil
soon, and hear froma him often.
His occupancy of the iidle ground (that nov
understood to be the ground of senator Hzexsra oi
Ya.) is at once sensible and right. We agree witl
him to that extent cordially.
But we incline to the opinion that lhe judges thi
Northern Democracy inqorrectly. We refer hin
to the Addrens of the lIJemocratic ,S'vtt e rum
Comittee of Ptennyalraniae for the true position o
the Nporthern Democracy on the Territorial ques
tin. It wIll be found, we thinkt, to be identica
with that of Senator H exsa.
Moreover, our correspondent is too severe upot
Senator DOoLosAs. Objectionable as that politica
leader is on several accounts, we are readhy tc
maintain that his election is greatly to be preferred
to the triumph of the Republican Party. If hi
shall chance to becomne thu nominee of the Char
beston Conventiou on grounds of policy, he will bi
none the less a standard-bearer bound by ever3
considration of good faith to observe the creed o
the Democracy and to obey its bobeats in his offi
cial actio.. $n other words, should he go inti
power at the bidding pf 1.hit Convention, it wil
be with the Resolutions of the Cincinnatti Con
vention as his chart. And when as confofniity t<
that chart i itsa tigse spirit shall be the mecans o1
bringing to hinm and his adsligistration the large
possible amount of honor and power, It is no
rediy conaceivable that he will degnrt therefrom
Mr. YAsceny's etiptste of Senator Doucm.As as a
aan and as a ,'tateusman is highly corpplimtentary
and Mr. Y~epc.v doubtless spesuks fropa personal
knowledge, at least as to his morai qjualiiem&!ions
Mr. YAxerr may be right, and we who have been
abusing Mr. Dove LAs at a distance may be wrong
At the worst, he ins urely no such demon and fool
as to turn upon the South if she consent to elect
him, when just such a line of action would most
certainly cover his name with the, infamy of tro
pon for all time to come.
We think moreover that our esteemed corres
pondent mis-iqryehends the position of Mr.
pocLaas on thi aitoss qpestiont. But of this
A Suggestion or Two.
Why should the South insist upon adding a new
slavery clause to the platform of principles laid
down by the Democratic Convention at Cincin
natti? In that platform the pledge is fully given
to sustain Southern rights in the Territories against
all unconstitutional interference; and by the terms
of that platform the Democratic Party stands
bound to exert its united influence in behalf of
those rights when infringed. Is not this security
enough for the present? Some say, no,-and urge
that an actual announcement of a future slave-code
for the Territi-ries be insisted upon as an indis.
pensible requisite to the South's further co-opera
tion with the Democratic Party. As at present
advised, we cannot see the wisdom of this position.
It appears to be liable to several objections, some
of which we will merely suggest to the reader's
- 1. It would assuredly destroy the Democratic
organization, and leave it very doubtful whether
any Southern organization would ever arise to
take its place.
2. It might thus, and by our section's own act,
speedily elevate a Black Republican to the Presi
dency, and could by no possibility result in the
election of a Southern sectional candidate.
8. As the Democratic platform now stands, it is
strongly States Rights and strongly Southern in
its every feature; and if it triumphs, under what.
ever standard-bearer, It can and will ensure to the
South such a defense of all her privileges and
interests under the constitution as she ipay pru
dently demand. That defense has been progres
sively in our favor (according to Mr. STEPUFNS
and mauy other sensible statesmen) for the last
twenty yoars: and we have good reason to believe
that it will continue to grow in this direction,
until every Southern extremist shall be satisfied
of its ability to shield us' from wrong and op
4. If the adopL.: of a slave-code for the Terri
tories shall ever become advisable, surely now
is not the time to urge it; when to do so, will
bring division and confusion into the Southern
t ranks, and thus throw us further off- than ever
from united resistance to future acs of oppression,
in which kind of resistance we are to look (if any
r where) for the beginning of a better state of things
than now exists.
5. Why, under the present troubled aspect of
affairs, risk the destruction of our reasonable hopes
i as bound up with the Democratic Party's success,
- by a demand in advance fur Congressional legis
tuition that may nover become necessary? It
I seems to be generally agreed in the case of Kan
) sas, to "let by-gones be by-gones." Now, why
j not await as to the other Territories, present or
prospective, some Territorial action adverse to the
institution of slavery? Why not first see the point
tested, whether or not any such action will here
after be tolerated by the triumphant constitutional
party of the country? It is at least matter of
earnest hope, that it will not be, but on the con
trary that the rights of Southern settlers in the
Territories will be so sustained and vindicated
hereafter by all the high powers and tribunals of
the country, as entirely to displace such demands
upon Congress as the one here sought to be agita
ted. There is at any rate such ground for this
expectation as would justify us in awaiting a fair
trial hefore naming direct legislation as our sine
gri non to further co-operation with the Demo
cracy of the Union, especially when a present
laying down of this ultimatum would inevitably
bring the country under Black Republican rule
end thus perhaps crush foreve- our staunch con
stitutional friends in the North.
6. If we can afford to hold this demand in
abeyance so far as principle is concerned, surely
we can better do so in view of any working of
practical injury that might result therefrom. It
is argued upon good grounds that Kansas was no
practical loss to the South, fur that slavery would
not go there. At all events it did not go there,
although the door was epen. Mr. Ivasox asserts
that it was tlie insecurity of that species of proper
ty in the Territory which kept it away ; yet he
does not point out the nature of that insecurity;
while he admits that Missouri, immediately upon
the Kani~as -borher, held a large and rapidly i
creasing slave population; coupling which fact
with every one's memory of the Border Rutfians,
the conclusion is palpable, in spite of Mr. Ivansos,
that if Kansas had been considered the plae to
make negroes profitable, negroes would havo been
carried there by hundreds. But the fact was,
that only a few ever found their way to that Tar
ritory. So, it appears to many, will it be in all
other cases: W~here white labor can 'turn the
furrow', there slave labor need not attempt comi
petition. Irt where white labor canuot tarn the
furrow, which is exactly where slave-labor becomes
truly valuale, there slave-labor will go in spite of
all obstacles. If these promises be true, it follows
that our sectiomn is in no danger of practical loss
in the Territories,-at least no such proximuate
and threatening danger as requires the emend
meat of the Democratic platformn by the unneces
sary clause to which we have adverted.
7. It behoves the Southern people, in the midst
of their plresent unexampled yet still increasing
prosperity, to beware of all extreme and rash
measures. To unsettle the eleets ofr that pros.
perity by brenking up the existant order of things.
continully inuproeving (as it in) for her good,
miht ibe to her the beginning of 'woes unnumber
ed.' And if there is any caul.e tuoere certain thani
another to produye that diree result. it is the dlis
.l ri-l.o the D)emocrat ie parLty of1 this Ulion
without having b~efoe our eye., tihe certaity of a
Southern Coi.federacy. It is mainly troun this
view, that we respeectfully detuur to the proposi-~
tio CC amnendineg the Cincinnatti platforma in the
J.Blox" antd tihe M~ercury.
Our felicitous ennltomicInary exJlainls his ,,wnf
anl ' BI.Ix's" em,no.-lion with nur Dy thiramiei
ii a strain peculiar toC himnelf. It is a pity that
aly thing so beautuiculy coneceivaed, should he SuC
marred in the execution. However, we pamss that
ay, inl view of the eil'u,,.on ill our honlor. lIenly.
dear JIertry, thu miight'st have made a .ilken
Courtier worthy of the patrinage of the good
Kio Rrtau in his jolliest days. May'st thou never
sit lea's cotafortaibly in thy bones than now !
Whose Satw MiiU i
Attol'sA, July WSth 1859t,
Arawn Nsil5 $s iq.-lur ,dir: You~r Saw
Mdi is complete iand ready for decliyery. Hope
to ee1 you slgu.
Very Respectfully, Yours,
"JTour SuetI .ill !" T hat is to say, Que Saw
Mill. We dieny the propositiOn iu fto. Never
had a saiw mill, and never espeted to have one.
Used to own the oldi lItnuph tjristMill, and that's
as high as5 we ever got in the tuill brasiness,-it
was a tub mill in those days. No, Mr. llIGHv, it
is not our saw-mill. We appeal to comlnon justice
to relieve us frecm this saw-mill endowment.
"Hore to er yousoo.-wonlder what theat means.
W~ants his pay, im sy-bc. GCC away, Mr. Hricar,
fu make splendid saw mitts no doubt, hut go
awey-hope you'll sell a thousand of them before
next Christmas; andl your note is polite us well as
laconic, in fact you write well Mr. Iun, hut go
away. Biut-anid-if its paid for, Mr. HIGnT, send
it along if noubodty else claims it. Perhaps it in
ours after aill. Who knows what a fellow might
hav dpnc jp hi sleep ?
A Four Horse Cogpl?
The active proprietors of the Stage Route from
Augusta to Ninety-Six haye placed upon that line
good feour-horse coaphtes epdI fi teatps. Weall
doie, Messrs. RttrL.npC & Poots ! You dleserve
the thanks of hundreds, and we trust you will re
eive becsides a mnost liberal patronage. It is
The route, too, is now over the pieturesque rped
hat leads iby Chester, Mt Vintage, anld H[orn's
Crack. Let the tig bille clap tthiadI together
n rejoitiPg, Ojl things ha~ye become new. Lot
it be but the signaI fur fpfther flndt more s:piling
changes. Ott, that we coald hops for somethinug
approximating to this on the Ridge Iload i
A Coach, a Coach!'A kingdom for a Coaoh I
gr- Ix New York, on the 6th July, 815,000 N.
C. bonds were so~ld at 97, interest off; and $5,000
V'irginia at 92k; Missouri S2; Tennessee 88j.
Well done, Rip !Still ahead of the bsestof them!
3m o .14 Pith-Zr....and TarnatiaaJ
It seems to be seriously contemplateu by some,
to attempt a dissolution of the Union of these
States in tho event of the election of a Black Re
publican President next year. Could it be rea
sonably supposed that the Southern people at large
had made up their minds in any sense to the adop
tion of immediate measures of disunion on the
happening of that contingency, well might our
every heart swell within us, as at the approach of
a trenmeidous catastrophe. Well might we counsel
together with the deepest gravity. Well might
we begin to set our houses in order, to live and
not to die. Well might the note of preparation be
forthwith suunded, and nen, women, and chil
dren, be drilled to meet the shock, whatever it
might be, with a heroism worthy of the great oc
But are the signs of the times to be thus inter
pre ted ?
It is a received notion, that coming events cast
their shadows before them. In what part of the
South can you at this moment point to any such
condition of solemn resolve as will justify the-as
sertion that so important a measure as disuulonis
in te heairts of the people? There is a calm upon
the surface of the political waters-call you it the
calm that precedes the storm ? No, it Is the calm
of an unbounded affluence,-the calm of faith in
our manifest destiny,-the calm of confidence in
the might of Southern civilization,-the calm of
a self-reliance which forbids the supposition that
the South can be abased or impoverished by any
power in or out of this Union.
Where we ask, is the work to cominence, and
who are to be the agents ? It is nearly certain
that neither Virginia, nor Kentucky, nor Missouri,
nor Tennessee, nor Arkansas, nor North Carolina,
nor Maryland, will have any thing to do with such
a demonstration. Will it be Georgia? Not un
less the teachings of STEPHENS and TooMBs are
repudiated. Will it be Louisiana? The desire
for the opening of the Slave Trade might induce her
to take the step. Will it be Texas ? There is not
an indication of any such intention in that quar
ter. Will it be Florida? No. Will it be Ala
bama, Mississippi, or South Carolina? Possibly.
And yet it is difficult to believe the proposition,
that any one Southern State, or that any three
Southern States united, will go out of this Union
on a barren issue and against the wishes of seven
or eight of their co-States of the South. So fir
as South Carolina is concerned, we observe no se
rious indications of any such policy. One or two
of our public men and several journals have said
that they are ready for disunion in that event.
But are the people ready? - Have the people been
consulted in the matter? Will the people in their
primary assemblies, either this year or the next,
warrant their representatives in making ready for
disunion upon t1ie issue of a constitutional eleo
tion? Will the people of Georgia do this ? Have
they not their platform of 3852, adopted as their
ultimatum in the Union ? Will that platform be
touched by the constitutional election of a Black
Republican President? Does not that platform
present the true issues of disunion ? Have not
South Carolina end nearly 'all the other Southern
States sanctioned and adopted it? Will the peo
ple of Georgia now anticipate the violation of
that platform? If not they, will the people of
any other Southern State do so? Will they not
rather nail it to their masts as the colors under
which they intend to meet a Republican Admiqis
tration ? Will not every Southern State re-declare
this ultimatum, and say to Black Republicanism,
" thus far shalt thou go and no further?" We
venture to enter our humble prediction that such,
and no more, would be the action of the South in
the event supposed. But it is not so to be. The
Democracy is not yet vanquished, and, with wis
dom in their ranks, they can never be. To the
rescue of the Old Guard, people of the South, and
all will be well.
By the Imp.
Our friend, assistant and Imp comes pleading
for a 'place in the picture' this week. What can
we do, but grant his request ? He says he and
the 'old machine' havc had a hard time of. get
ting oup the subjoined stauras, but they worked it
out at last. Jie is a little d.ubtful about the
measure of some lines, and has a shrewd suspicion
that thcnmachine has quinzed him in the Latin
part of the business. But he begs leave to venture
it 'for better or for worser.' Make room for the
THE BALLOON TRIP.
Several fellows recently took a notion
To put in motion,
With a strong gaseuous potion,
A great big serial ship named after the Atlantic
Though somewhat belated,
As just stat ed
And started off'from St. Louis one day about 4,
o'clock P. M. as the papers narrated.
Lest there umight be some reaction,
Of the paction
Between the partiesm to the transaction,
They at once flew right straightup about a mile
to the delight of all the b'huys as well as to
the p'ublie's uuiversal satisfaction.
Then oiff on their course they dasrted,
1 .i ghat-hoa rted,
Aimsing to reacth sun-rise in ,aut three hours o:
theo hours and a half or ti.ur hours or fout
hours and a halfs or five hour:- from the lime
Unt in their hurry to " make the connaectioun,"~
Caused ai de'licetion
Whieb earried the serial veswel (and its passenge~r.
too as reasoun will natura;ly suggest) some
several degrees of' longitude out of theit
Besides being thus unchary, oh,
The wind got contrary, oh,
And contiu'ed to vary, oh,
With such force and velocity as to blow the
* arial vessel away up, north over the waters of
either Lake Erie or Lake Ontario.
About then, the navigators getting frightened,
Their gills whitened,
And they lightened
So very slow, that the serial vessel got consider
ably under the influence of the law of gravi
tation and it was a right smart littie while
before they could again get the old thing
During this trying hour,
Wa' in such wretched contiguity of realizantion
that our werial navigators began in their in
most souls to cower.
But fortunac favet fortibu,-.
And (to make long tale shorit-Ibus)
Without either steam or snort..ibus
They succeeded at length by indefatigable perso
verance in making the aerial vesnel right
herself up and thus save the party de ugquoai.
Out of one trouble, into another,
Their next bother
Was the termainal pother,
By which the aerial vessel got entangled in the
'teyof RcetrNY.at which locality the
voyagers irere copnpelled to subside although
they would no duthave goe on if they
could have bud 'their ruther'.
So ppgg4 @@ii atypospherip .tF!'.
Whore fapie dlota syip
F'roma lip to lip,
nd ghout the singularity and peculiarity of
whiph gen do st~i talk while their grog they
Ad likew jse ghc lies while their tea they sip.
If the balloooghbud bepn stippgeF,
This tale would not hasve been2 a jjine 199g9r,
But there might have been inore In it,
pa-. Prom all accounts the corn crop cf this
r isjf..mi b.= shnert n.
For the Advertiser.
General Taxes of the Upper Divistion.
STATE TAXES OF EDGEFIELD.
To the Editor of the Edgyefleld Adrertiser:
Si-A comparison of the Tax Returns of the
present with the past year, shows an increase of
2,203 slaves; 269,049 dollars in the ralo of Goods;
377,432 in the value of Town Lots, and 88,396 dol
lars In the gross amount of Taxes.
With a view of furnisihing evidence of the vast
benefits derived fron our Rail Road communica
tions, I have given comparisons of the Tax returns
of the several Districts of this Division, for each
decade of the last thirty years. I am rejoiced to
see that OLD Euo:rir-,D maintains an honorable
position in the race of improvement that now per
vades the whole State.
Extract from the Tax Returns of Edgefield Did
trict for the following years:
Sale FaCIueuoag Vlufie Groat
years Slueci of und other of Town Tl.res.
. G""d,. Enplog Lots.
1828 13,~093 62,329 14,80 88,7201 12,369,16
1838 15,041 172,12 12,280 305,991) 12,590,35
1848 20,24 130,:325 35,900 224.7860 13,477,35
1858 22,836 599,200 43.600 231,250 29,003,03
THOMAS FREAN, Dep. Treaa'r.
Treasurer's Office, Columbia, July 20th, 1859.
For the Advertiser.
Lines written in memory of Mr. William
They have laid him to rest where the cypress waves
' o'er him
He sleeps 'neath the beam of his own native sky;
He rests with the loved ones of earth gone before
Surrounded by kindred, he breathedhis lastsigh.
A mother's affection, a wife's deep devotion,
The love of dear sisters who pray'd by his side;
Kind brothers who watched him with heart-felt
Could these have availed him he wouldnothavo
But vain their endeavors-still stronger ties bound
For reckless of death disease hovered round him;
As with health's rosy hue his fair cheek was
The hand of affection his aebing brow pressed,
His eyes closed in death when the spirit did flee;
And in heaven above has his soul found its rest,
In the mansions of bliss ever happy to be.
What though he now sleeps in the chambers of
And his loved form lies buried mid darkness
We know that in heaven his spirit shines forth
Whore roses and lillies eternally bloom.
The hearse as it bore him with solemn lone sound
By " Companions" was followed of mystical tie,
Who with honors masonic their loved brother
And gave unto virtue sincerity's sigh.
Then they laid him to rest with true brotherly love,
And they bade him adieu when the sad task
Till theymeethim again in the Lodgeformed above,
Where brothers will meet to be parted no more.
For the Advertiser.
Since the beginning of our Government, there
has been no period ip its history whose immedi
ate future presented an aspect of so much confu
sion; and the Commonwealth has never been in
a dilemma from which it was more difficult to
There is but one party in the country-the
Black Republican-in which -there seems to he
anything like concert of action, and this is en
tirely of a sectional character, and has for its ul
timate object the annihilation of the Southern por
tin of the Confederacy. The Black Republicans
may profess what intentions they please, but the
disfranchisement of the South stands out in bold
relief from their platform as the ultima thule of
The other great party-the Democratic-upon
which the South has almost solely relied for the
protetion of her rights eince 1824, which has ta
ken the Constitution under its wing, and borne it
unsathed, if not purified, through prosperity and
aversity up to the present time, is divided and
split up into factions and differences, which seem
to an unprejudliccd ob~server, to ho irreconcileable.
They arc not mere formal or technical differences
of party organization or tactics, but differences in
matters of principle of great, vital and paramount
Unfortunately for the South, she is the victim
tnud real sufferer from these schisynatic move
ments. She committed her rights and honor to
the " National Demnocracy," and with its fall, she
may expect her own ruin. Mr. R. 3. Rhett, the
champion of that branch of the Democracy
which repudiates the " National elemsent," and as
umes the more exclusive denomination of "States
Rights Democracy," advises the dissolution of
'is U'nion uncondiitionally, as the only safety for
the South, andi the only matter in polities worthy
of her consideration.
Mr. Wu. L. YAucRYv, another representative of
the Stastes Rights School, woubl, as one might in
fer from leii late sp;ech ini Columbhia, msaeO anoth
er rf1urt in the Union, by an attemspt to repeal the
.Asasute5 restritctin'g the Slave TIradle, andsf to pro
ure at spes-ial Coungressional cude for the pirotee
in of~ .lusvry in the. Territo'riesa. Whilst others,
.f equstaltility sud distinctions, favor a re-olpen
ag of the A fricun Slave Trade as a matter of ex
peiecy, proclaim defiance to the prohibitory
Laws: and all would have their ptet schemes en
:ra~ced in thea platformu upon which the whole
l(Amocratic Party is to act in 1800.l
OIn the'other handi there atre those of a mnore
modierate way of thinking, whos d's not thoroughly
rleudiate the "' National element," and do nut re
ard it a sin to net with at Northern muan if hebe
honest and liberal, andi can discover compai.ib'ility
between National and States lIights Democracy,
who yet differ from each other as far as she South
Pole is distant from the Nurth upon principles
which intimately concern the stability anti future
indepednce of the Southern cs'untry.
The Northern or " Squatter Sovrcignty" wing,
with Judge DoUar.As at its head, in utter perver
sion of one of the fundamental principles of our
Goverment, in fact of the foundation of its pop
ulr sovereignty, which they degrade into Squat
ter-Sovereignty, would invest a Territorial Legis
ature, a mere creature of the General Govern
mnt, an organization which hiss its existence by
mterance of thse several States thrigh the Gen
eral Gosvernmofnt, would invest it with sovereign
power, a power equal to, oven greater thun that of
the Federal Governsment.
Senators Dstownt andi Datvss not only sternly
repudito this idlea, but inisist upon a discrimina
ting code fur the special protection of slavery in
the Territories to counteraut ainy adverse legisla
tion which their Legislatures may adopt.
The medium between these two opinions is oc
cupied by Senator HUUrnT5 at the hepd of another
fctin, and as in nmost things else, the middle
ground betweens the two extremes is probably the
wisest and mutt prudent. Whilst they oppose the
Squatter Sovereignty heresy of Mr. DOUGLAs,
they equally object to a special Congressional code
n favor of slavery, as a useless abstraction, an
mpracticable issue under present circumstances,
relying upon the Fugitive Slave Law, the Dred
Scott decision and other acts ands decisions-in a
word, to an apiperi to tihe Courts in case of ad
ere Legislation to slavery. But in the event
that tihe Courts, either from neglect or impotency,
ail to sustain the Constitution, to upllify anun
snetittional law which will operate injuriously
oour sectio~n of the Union, to place a~ body yhich
sa'nnig 4 crir immastured soyeyeignty' wtthip
in its legitunate limits, it is the imperative una
oidalie duty of the Executive or Congress to in
terfere and enforce the Judicial decree.
Thuns stans the Democratic Party North and
snl, disorgansizod, dismnemberedi, and without a
lepLder- Tp whop is this confppion and anarchy
ttrjntble ? It behoorcs the South to make the
enquiry ansi proftt by ,kp anstpp TJz e istory
of the past twelve months clearly convicts the
nuias Seator- Ka w=i banr to ahoulder the
responsibility. Ile it was Who willfnul,-I Was
about to say mnalicously-steered the venerable
old craft upon the quicksands, and would sacrifice
the crew that ho might reap the spoils of the
wreck, that he might remain six years longer in
the United States Senate or reach the Presidency.
A man has undoubtedly a right to change his
opinions or differ with the President, if he thinka
differently, but he has no right In the responsible
position of Chairman of the Territorial Committee
in Congress, to framo an instrument so important
as the Kansas Nebraska Bill, in language which
he construes at one time to please the South and
get her committed to it, and four years afterwards,
construes differently to please the North and do
gross injustice to the South. It is unpardonable
duplicity and Aould be severely rebuked.
In looking about for a pilot to collect the scat
tered fragnents of the Party, and erect a platform
upon which she can operate for her own and the
safety of those &he has in clairge, will she select
the man who has brought ruin~and confusion upon
lar? Will she throw herself into the power of a
political assassin aud become his willing victim ?
Rather lot eaeb elenent-siok in endeavoring to
work out its own safety, than perish in the grasp
of a faithless renegade. In 1845, when the inter
esting question of the annexation of Texas was
being agitated, involving considerations of vital
interest to the South, Mr. VAN BuYNs oppan-d
it and " bolted" with a formidable number of fol
lowers. The Dimocratie party had force enough
left to repudiat. him and elect a man-Mr. Polk
who would stand by the constitution and sustain
ita integrity ani dignity. The results of his ad.
ministration, hare been pregnant with good to the
South. In 1853, when the settlement of the ques
tion of slavery in the Territories was discussed,
involving principles of as great, if not greater,
importance to the South, Mr. DOUGLAS sprung a
new idea, opposed a fair and constitutional ar
rangement, and "bolted" with a powerful element
of the Party. Has she force enough left to repu
diate him 7 Cr~n she not now find in her shattered
ranks a man who would stand and administer Its
provisions fairly? If so, can he be elected to the
Presidency? If not, let the North elect aman
with his programme distinctly avowed, that we
may know wha!. we have to expect. Better this
than that a NAorthern Democrat should be choE
on, some of whose antecedents at least indi
cate duplicity and faithlessness. It is high time
the South should cease from sacrificing principle
to more availability and expediency. It, is an un
dignified and an unsafo position to be compelled
to say " we will take this because we cant get bet
better," especially when our section has it in her
power to prescribe the terms of her allegianee by
unity and firmness.
TILE OLi SCHOOL.
Alarge Agricultural meeting was held July 21st,
at the Council Chamber of the Town (or City) of
Aiken, at which there were several of the fair sex
Dr. McDomNAID, who is extensively engaged in
the cultivation of the Grape, was called to the
Chair, and Mr. WOOD was elected Secretary, who
is, by the way, r. gentleman of polished and refined
manners,-of great enterprize, utility and activity
in accelerating the rapid march of the impro'vo
mouts of Aiker,-of cultivated taste and intellect,
and of liberal pretensions to literature and Classie
Mr. RAVrNit, addressed the meeting in an elo
quent manner on agriculture, and more especially
on horticulture, and on the cultivation of fruit.
He gave a very particular analysis of the peculiar
qualities of the soil-of their adaptation, and of
their mineral qualities and effects. He correctly
related, that wmcro fruit was cultivated, particu
larly the Grapi in poor land, it yielded a larger
profit with less labor than rich and fertile lands,
with all the diradvanitages of its being sickly and
The different bamples and varieties ot fruits and
regetables were systematically arranged and ex
ibited at the fair. The large and beaetiful mel
ones, Apples, Peaches, ieets, &tc., &c., were placed
on gradually ascending shelves to public view,
and the hande''oe matured Grapes hung in fes
toris over-head across the ceiling, and every one
gazed on them with delight and admiration.
One Beet mnasured 27 Inches in circumference,
another weighed 16 lbs. There were some water
melons exhibited, that weighed 36 lbs. There
wore 19 varieties of Grapes and 20 of Peaches,
besides Pears, Apples, Nectarines, Figs, Filberts,
With respect to Aiken and the surrounding
country, it is high, elevated and healthy. Aiken
is notedl in the North and in Europe for its eleva
ted situation and salubrity of cliinate. Persons
of emaciated f'ame, of delicate health, worn down,
frequently pals, emaciated with consumption, and
where it is not. too deeply seated in the system,
recover their .trcngth and health, and afterwards
attain the life of a good old age. There are many
ow, who can tacke a retrospective glunce at Aiken
and say there it is, where in the blessing of God,
they recovered their health by inhaling its high,
dry and olevar~ed atmosphere, and' its salutary and
invignrating effects on the system.
Aiken contains at least one thousand inhabitants,
four Churches--one Baptist, one Methodist, one
Presbyterian, and one Episcopal Church-three
large Ilotels-ono excellent 'well disciplined Mili
ary Sclb,,ol-another good School in the Ti'wn
Academy of Aiken, superiintendled by a Tenehier
of high reputation for his liberal and Classie Lit.
rature-als", two or three very respectable Female
Schouols, euperintendedl by Ladies of high reputa
tiin to Literature. The main or biusiness part of
the city is occuiced with a neat littie Council
Camber-and large and extensive stores owned
by netive andi energetic m~erchanits, who by their
untirinug xceui to b~usiness, appear to, be ding well,
prspri'us andii haplpy.
In the summer season a largo number from
Camrlston, andi other .seetions of country where
it is not healthy, come here for the warm sunmer
months to enijoy the invigorating intluence of its
eth'y atmosphere. In addition to these, how
ver, that visit us in the winter and summer, for a
transitory pueriodl for health, there are others of
means and wealth that, have located themselves
permanently in Aiken, and in the surrounding
ountry, and have converted the barren lands to
yield as much as the rich and fertile lands of other
sections of country. Among these gentlemen is
Mr. Gregg, who hau an extensive Peach orchard,
hich yield. him on an average, every second
ear, ten thousand dollars-Mr. Purvis, whose
rhard yields four or five thousand dollars
Mr. Itavenel, Dr. Croft, W. (i. Mood, J. J. Steed
an, Mr. Mathews, J. D. Legare, L. S. Benson
re citonsively engaged in the cultivation of the
rpo and Peach. D)r. McDonald al Judge
[obertson alse have large vineyards, and all ex
res their entire satisfaction at the large income
rom this easily cultivated crop.
I cannot omit to meintion a most delicious sam
plo of Isabeclla griupo I have seen from the or
hard of the clever and worthy Mr. itogers, the
ndefatigablo Post Master of Aiken. Though the
rape was only one year old, it was full, rich,
large and luxuriant, amnd w.ll he much larger
hen it is aothier year old.
Let those w.hg love rich lan ds and large profits,l
with all the disadvantages of sickness and ill
ealth, remain where they are, but let those who
prciate a healthy climate and an invigorating
ne-an elastic and buoyant spirit, come to Aiken
ad the surrounding country, even though it ho
poor and barren ; and let them with small means
nd labour, cultivate the Grape and Peach, and
they will socan render their condition more pros
erous and happy ; they will have superior ad
antages of others in more sickly and unhealthy
regions ; they will have the combined advantage
fhealth and prosperity ; and they would thus
render Aiken iluid iif otitiguous subiurbs the Oasis
r garden spot of the Jorgd
pe Johnm J. Jones lias been nominated as the
emocratic candidate for Congress, for the Eightha
Distrit, now represented by the H~on. A. H1. Steph
ens, who has declined a re-election.
glg A destructive fire occurred at Jackson-t
-lle, If a., onm 'Tucey, cojnsugagipg pgo~eyty to thm
agiojni pf $@,P00 pap whjiph gyas jpgunne q[
$5,40 a. Eoutaen Mtnu.l, Athea Ga.
For the Advertiser.
Tribute of Respect.
At an Extra communication of Concordla Lodge,
No. 50, A. F. 31., held on the 23d July, the follow
ing Preamble and Resolutions offered by Bro. J.
R. PicKar, were adopted:
WHEnEAS, It has pleased Almighty God to
remove from our midstourlBro.W. H. HARRISON
to his long home, thereby depriving us of his fel
Reolued, 1st, That we deeply deplore his on
lesolved 2nd, That we will cultivate the memo
ry of his virtues and eubalh them in our hearts.
1tesolved 3rd. That we wear the usual badge of
mourning for the usual time.
)2esolced 4th, That the Secretary be required to
furnish the bereaved family with a copy of these
Resiolutions, and the Advertieer, for their publi
Itesored 5th, That the Secretary be required to
have a blank page on our journal loft, and conse
erared to his memory..
L. R. COGBURN, See'ry.
The New York Tragedy.
The Richmond (Va.) Dip' alck says:
A bloody tragedy took place in New York
on Saturday evening, on the steps of the
Brandreth House, in which Virginia Stewart,
a. courtesan of Mobile, lost her. life at.the
huids of Robert C. McDonald, her lover, who
resides in the same city, It appears that they
met in New York, and she refusing to speak
to him, so enraged him, that he drew a revol
ver, and while she was running up the steps
of the Brandreth Hotel to escape, fired at her,
the ball penetrating her brain.
The New York papers give full details of
the affair, which v-e prefer to omit. The
Herald says : .
The prisoner appeared to be laboring under
great mental suffering when our reporter visi
ted. him at ten o'clock at night, and leaned
his head against the bars of his cell as if to
cool his overtasked brain.
Several influential merchants from Mobile,
and others stopping atthe Metropolitan Hotel,
visited him during the night.
And the Diepatch concludes:
McDonald is a native of Mobile, about forty
years of age, and a very fine looking man..
The unfortunate woman is a native of Massa
ehusetts, about thirty years of age, and very
handsomn. She was carried to the hospital.
A CARGO OF ARIcANs.-A gentleman of
this city received a letter from Jacksonville
on Monday last, post marked 16th inst., on
the back of which was endorsed, " a cargo of
six hundred Africans has been landed on the
Florida coast near Smyrna."-Tallaussee
ST. Louis,. July 20.
Two NEGROEs HuNG-oNE BURNT AT TnE
STAKE.-A dispatch received to-day from Mar
shall, in this State, states that three negroes,
who were on trial yesterday at that place, for
rape and muider, were at night taken forcibly
from the jail by a mob, and two of them hung
and the other burnt at the stake.
fim We have received the "East Floridian,"
edited and published by Win. H. Babcock, at
Fernandina Fla., which we cheerfully place on
our exchange list. This paper has just been es
tablished under promising auspices, and we doubt
not will succeed well. We hope so. Terms, $2
per annum, in advance.
MAnRIED, July 20th by Rev. H. C. Herlong.
Mr. JAMES J. McDANIEL of Florida, and Misl
SUSAN C. MITCHELL, of this District.
HAMBURG, Aug. ]at 1859.
MR. EnTon,-Dear Sir: We have had quite an
active.Ctton market for the past week. It opened
at 12& cents for middling fair, with an advancing
tendency; but the accounts brought by the " Ocean
Queen," has somewhat lowered the figures of the
speculator, and I now quote as extremes from 9
to 12 cents. Respectfully, Yours. P'.
T UE undersigned have fortmed' a partnership
for the practice oif Law and Equity, in this
and the adjoining Districts.
Omrca in Law Range.
.S. B. GRIFFIN,
M. C. BUTLER.
July 27, 1559 tf 29
PERSONS wishing to become acquainted with
.Lthe art of Singing by Note and to learn the
harmonious sounds of VOCA L MUSIC, will please
a~ddress the undergged at Duntonsville P.. 0.
Tcrms per Class (without regerdl to number,)
Fifty Dollars. P. BOYD.
J. A. BA RKER.
Aug 3 3te 30
W E offer to the public this season, a VERY
LARGE and CHOICE collectiop of South
Fruit und Ornamental Trees,
GRAPE VINES, &c.
Our Stock is large and the Trees well grown,
and we offer thema at prices which will compare
favorably with those of any Northern grower.
A descriptive Catalogue will be mailed free to
Persons dlesirmnjs or putting out Fruit Trees the
comning season will flil it greatly to their adlvan
tage: by purehasing Southern raisued Trees, iu
prefesrence to Northern, as~ being better adaipted to
this cliunate. and the varieties having mostly been
originated South. Address
P. T.B]ERCKMANS & CO.
Augusta, Aug 1 Onmu0
i O TrIlE P UBL IC 1--All persons are re
Jspetfully reque4u-d not tio eredit or trade
with our brother ABNER SWEA RENGIN, as he
is, we regret to say, incompetenut of transacting
uny business. We hope uo omne will take advan
tatke of his incompetency.
L. G. SWEARTNG EN.
Aug2 a 30
CH(ALLENGE, thie Morgan
Stallion, will stand the Fall Sea
son, 18459, at Edlgefleld C. H , comn
mneneing 1st August and the 15th
' - S. F. GOODE,
Aux1 if 30
N OTICE.--AII indebted to the Subscriber
either by Note or Account, are requested to
innike imnimdiate payment. Those who fail to dii
to by Return Day will be necessarily comp,-lled
to pay cos':s. J. P. TOMP'SON.
Aug 3 ;to :30
SOTICE.--Those indebted to the Estate of
James Asbill, dec'd., are notified to pay the
1:mo0 forthwith ; and those having clainms will
-ender them in to the Administrators at tfre Ordi
2ary's Office, on Monday, 17th Oetobor next, as
;he Estate will be settled utp on that day.
FRANCES A J. J. ASB3ILL,Adm'o~rs.
Aug 3 ot' 30)
ClAUTION.--.All persons are hereby caution
Led from trading for a certain given to Dr. M.
[,aorde, for $1895,00, due one and two years,
ith interest from date, and dated 6th June 1859,
is the considerations for which said Note was
;iveu, have in part, failed, and I ant determined .
o resist its payment. T. B. REESE.
. Aug3 - t 30
OTICE.--There will be an application to
the next Legislature of South Carolina for a
lharter to build a itail Road from Honey Gall to
'ry All. Aug3. It' 30 -
Administrator'% Sale, 1
ILL he sold to the highest bidder all the .
Wpersonal property belonging to A. E. Able, I
I ec. on TIIRSDAY 2J4Ih of Augvust, consist
10IE LIKEL.Y NEGROES,'
he precent Crop in the field.. Three Horses, One 1
dule Colt. Cattle, Sheep, Hogs, Hiitsehold and J
Citchen Furniture, One set or Surveyor's.Instru- 1
sent, One Buggy, One Wagon, One Gold Watch
,nd( other articles too tedious to mention.
Tvots.-The abiovo property will be sold on a
redit of twelve months with interest from date.
'he purchaser will be required to give Note and
wo approve sureties. The right of property not
hanged until terms of Sale complied with,
HAMBURG, S. C.
- WOULD RESPE CT
fully invite the atten
tion of the public to
their L A R G E LY-ro
plenished Stock of
FANCY GOODS, ;&C.
Their recent purchases in New York, selected
by one of the firin with the greatest care as to
quality, enaldes thet to offer their Goods t prieos
as low as any similar establishment in the South.
The Public are respectfully invited to call and
examine for themselves.
g"Catalogues of Goods sold by them fur
nished on-application to
A. J. PELLETIER & CO.,
.Druggiste, ~ainifburg, s. C.
Aug 3 m ' 30
Grover & Baker's
Is decidedly better for Family use than any man
ufactured. One very desirable feature in these
itmprovgd Machines, is, that when compared with
all others, they aro noiselees. Diagrams prove the
superiorty, strength and elasticity of the ititeh,
and the following testimonials prove the perfect
adaptation of the Machine for family and planta
EDGEFIELD DiSTIrUC, S. C.,July, 1859.
The undersigned having had a Grover & Baker
Sewing Machin6, purchased of M. A. RAxsox, in
use in our families for some time past, take pleas
ure in giving our testimony to its complete adap
tation for family and plantation work, making a
<eam of great astrelgth and elasticity, is very sim
ple, easily learned and kept in order, and running
with so little noise as not to interfere with conver
<ation, if curried on in an orderly tone of voice in
close proximity to the machine. We regard these
dachinos as among the greatest labor-saving in
ventions of the age. Signed,
.J. W. STOES, GEO. McD. WEVER,
t. J. CREIGHTON, B. F. MAYS,
THOS. KERN'AGHAN, JAS. L. MATHIS,
ISM. HILL, SAPM'L. J. BOYCE,
SIDNEY S. BOYCE, WM. SPIRES,
I. J. RYAN, A. . BENSON,
JOHN A. ADDISON, LUCIUS L. HALL,
11. D. MIMS, . . E. T. HAMILTON,
ELIJAH WATSON, Sr. JOEL CURRY,
rAS. S. HARRISON, ROBERT J. BUTLER,
A. J. HAMMOND, SAM'L E. BOWERS.
Copy of a Letter received from Rev. D.
DUNTOXsyrLLE, April 26th, 1859.
Mn. M. A. RAxso-lier Sir:r The Grover A
laker Sewing Machine which I purchascd of you
la't winter, has given entire eatifactloN. I have
c-en many favorable notices published abont these
Mlachines, and fronm our e.rperen~ce, we believe
them all without exageration. Doubtless, when
nore generally known, they will be In general uae,
cud accomplish what lion. Mr. Banks sayle, " work
ci great, a change in families, as railways have in
:ummnunities and States."
Respectfully, yours, --
D. D. BRUNSON.
Extract of a Letter from W. H. Norris.
- DIDG., S. C., Mny 2nd, 1859.
Ma. M. A. R&asov-Dear Sir: I cheerfully as
sure you that we are well pleased with the Grover
.k Baker MachIne. My wife would not be without
it, for twice its cost. W. H. NORRIS.
11rev. T. F. W'ar.:.as, of this District, writes thus,
Mn. M. A. RtAssom-Dear Sir : I anm pleased to
<ny that the Grover & Baker Machiue bought of
yo.u, works as well as I could desrire. My wife
ansno trouble in working It. Before purchazing,
I examained other Machines, but did not like the
stitch near uin well as tbat made by the Grover &
Baker. With my knowledge of these Machines,
.and what I hear from others, I am thoroughly
convinced that no Machine can favorably compare
with them for family uce.
T. F. WILLIAMS.
Machinca deliveredl and instructions given in
their use, free of charge, in any port of Edlgefield
District. Should any Machine not perform 'yell,
[ will exchange it for oue which will do good work.
All sales at manufacturers pricces, with the addi
tion iof freight. M. A. RANSOM,
Agent, of the Grover & Baker Sewing Machine Co.
Hamburg, Aug. 3, 1859 tf 30
IE LAND) FOR SALE.
IE~ Subaseribeers otfer forsale that VALUABLE
ITRACT OF' LAND) wheroon Mr. HC. Tur
.er residled nt the time oef his death. This Tract
i.< sitauite ona lieky Creek, about 2 'miles fronm
:a.Ieky Creek Church, 10 miles fronm Edgefield C.
H., adjoining landsl of Mrs. Mathews, Be~nj. Cog
hurn and others, and con tnins
Four hundred and thirty-two Acres,
Haclf i'f which is native forest-prime oak and
On the premaises is a good two Story Dwelling
with all necuenry out-buildings. This plantation
is woll and conveniently watered.
The land uder cultivation is productive.
A Bargain masy be had by early application to
Terms, to an approred purchaser, will be quite
J. C.SMYLY A CO.
Aug 3 . tf . 30
P SITIVE NOTICE.--All persons in
debted to the Estate of Burdete Etheredge,
wedare requested to pay up by thu 1st Sept.,
it' not, they will be necessrity compelled to settle
.vith nmy Attorney. The Estate must-be closed
:p. BENJ. ETHIEREDGE,Ad'or.
Aug3 3t 30
(N hand a fine assortment of Superior TUR
Also, in Store a supply of the " HAMILTON
STOCK( TURNIP SEED," which were raised by
tir. Jons B. HAMILTON, living near this Village,
ciac are said to be the best Winter and Spring vs
icty foar table use or Stock feeding. They come
up well, grow off finely, yield luxuriant tops and
L5 large sweet Turnips as any one could desire.
D. R. DURISOE,
July 27 tf 29
To all Concerned!E
LL Persons indebted to the late WM. H.
HA RRISON, Agent, are requested to come
,racrd and settle the same without delay. The
iuods were sold at Cash prices, and with the ex.
ectation of being paid when called for. It Is
ecesslary to close the business up promptly, and
herefure all Indebted will confer an especial fa
or by giving this notice early attention.
Those having demands against the said Wan.
I. Harrison, Agent, will render them In forthwith
ir payment. D. R. DURISOE.
July 27, 1859 tf 29
FINE CHEESE--PRIME' BACON.
'OW in Store a Lot of A No I CHEESE ;
1Also, a choice supply of 'BACON..
For sale cheap for cash by
E. T. DAVIS, Agt.
July 12 tf 27
BACON, LARD AND) FLOliR..
[ N Store a choice supply of BACON, LARD
and FLOUR, which will be sold at reasonablie
rices fur cash. D. R. DURIS~G.
July 21 tf 29
2~R these hot Summer days I have in Store a
varied supply of cooling, refreshing and in
igorating Beverages, as follows :
20 Do:. Byass' Best PORTER;
20 " Jeffrey's Best ALE;r
10 "' Best Lager BEER;
5 " Ginger CORDIAL-excellent;
5 " Brandy PEACHES;
5 Fresh Lemon SYRUP; -
la" Best SODA WATER. .
.,ilVor sale at low Spres for Cash.