Newspaper Page Text
Iiieditations on a Bond.
It is a very pretty thing
And charmingly engraved $
As neatly gotten np a cheat
As over broker shaved.
And Ijjavc qu.uj a Jot of thom
All cafe and snng at homo,
Enough to make a picture-book
As large as Gibbon's Rome:
I know I nought them Tery cheap,
Afc only eighty-three
Indeed-, wo higgled quite a time
Bofore wo Could agree ; '
" What ! eighty-three'for ton por cent?,
Dear sir, you mhst bo crazed-- ? ?
Yet I shall have to let them %o.
For mency must bo rahed.'"
Before that very week wa? nat
I thought I smelt a rat;
For I was told that I could bsy
For even less than that.
My neighbor- bought at seventy-six,
I never a-ked Lim b<;w;
But I am Very glad to learn
That ho has g9t them now.
These thousand dollar promiies
Aro printed by the ream !
And being secured by mortgage?,
How very safe they seem.
Moreover, I resowed the right
-Tu chance them into shares.
Whose income by-and-by would ls
A fortune for my heirs.
Thc conponc-^thosa delicious thing* 1
Hov: temptingly they look,
As beautifully lithographed
As Odey's Cepy-book.
Ye?, there-they are-not ose cat ?ff
ThoTanks are permet yet,
Aad Uko to bo, for all that I
From them shall ever get.
Ah, woll-thc dream is over BOW,
And so I sit and sigh,
And curse the day when oily tongues
Persuaded me tn buy ;
I spand my tim? with foarfal iles,
. O'er tho doiariv-* i-bauis,
In f?n?;;n? ?ud 'ogUbriocs hymns
Ana ponitetttifd ?-ss..ma.
-A Wort! to our Y uti us .ti eu.
Thc chivalry, say? some snarling scrub i l
writer, u.uot ^yrk for, a living. The fellow sn '
undoubtedly rightj though ne migat havo
used a little more courtesy in expressing his
opinion, liebet forth the impoverished youth
ot t?e South tu nhl look to labor for aliveli
hood, a..d the s-jo.-ifv the truth be realized
the better. We are far from believing'in the
so called nobility of h bor, for if our memory
serves us. labor ia out the primal curse. In
the days of our first lunocency, wc read of uo
sqch thing as eating oae'e bread tn the sweat
of one's brow, and it would take more than,
the tumid platitudes of rhetorical parsons to
convi.'C ns that there is any diginity in toil.
Still, woj e holding,to the Scripture doctrine
t?iat i*li r ii a' curse, w. can readily see thus
the b-'.-h-st rnanbocd may b? displayed in tl-e- J h
cheerful, -?tout hearted performance of atiy.j
responsibility Providence may/e*1 Qi to ca?t
up?.';! .... D-ath. tm . is aeurse, and wo
fancy r, w uia be u dexterous E&phisK who
could find any r.. -.:< rial for glorification in
th? existence of t?:*t eteit! incident to bu
ma:.itv -yet death rh >y be inst in such a way
as to v rlcct rhc highest honor on the daunt
less soul *5-at Sini.es at, ?,-1 its horrors.
But this i? rather a digression, ai.d the Iii- J
flt- patience one cor. have with the absurd j m
traen of the-day -about thc dignity oi ?abor, j c<
must phad e-cuse for traveling from the re- '
cord. We were speaking of the necessity
incombent on our youi.g men to wer!:, it:
order to rebuild their broken fortun?e, or at
least secure a decent and comfortable liveli
hood, and are gratified at knowing many have
met that responsibility as promptly as they
have ever encountered others.
To a very great degree the young men of
the South have never been accustomed to
anything that might really be termed tori.
W here not crowding into trie learned profes
sions, tney have engaged m thc higher branches
of commerce, or in the general management ?
and supervision of plantations. Now that j t
thc professions nra overstocked and uuremu- | u
nerative, that commerce langyi-lios, and re- i s
cent changea havo dealt very heavy blows at
a system which requited a great deal of su
perintending intelligence, it is evident they
must seek other fields of labor wherein to
provide for their wants. Thia transition to
?ess pleasant and less profitable pursuits will
doubtless be very iiKsome, a:id doubly so, as j ^
coming hard on the heels of that idle and i
thought ess leisure a soldier's life affords. 1
Still, it mns: be met, and he who meets it j s
with patience, fort-rude, nnd composure, will :s
sa?er nothing in his own estimation, or tb? ji
opinion of any whose good will is worth
Sterne very prettily relates, in bin episode
of the French .nobleman, how the acutest
sense of honor and the highest degrco of
self respect aro entirely reconcilable with tho !
severest and most long continued toil. In 11
one of the provinces of the old^ Monarchy- j
Brittany, wc;think-'it was an ancient usage ! *
fha - if any man of noble birth became so far j j
impoverished as not to be able to properly ! '
uphold his lineage, he might, by depositing I
his sword with his brother nobles,. havo re- j 1
o-jurse to the gainful arts of commerce or j1
trade. Such a step was held not to derogate j
in thc least from his character as a gallant ; !
chevalier, and if, in the course of time, he 1
became wealthy enough to repurchase his eJia- j
i?au, or live in hi? hereditary style, he was '? 1
entitled, on retiring from business, to receive 1
back his sword and Take hi-? place once more
amoricr 'he nobles of the realm. In the in- 1
stt'iice given by Sterne, the benefit 'oi this ??
ancient law tv03 c'a med ty a w--.ll born but . '
impovcriai od genii. ..'?ia a tie, departing for I
the Indice, returned M euee with great store 1 !
of gold to rec?Him tifa faithful r;.pter, ?nd . .
the passages ip which the fctory is t ,id ar?* j
among the injti. ehafuutig iu 'ho SebUraeu- ?
Our yoe ig mea may take the lesson to
heart, for rbey too bav? been ..oldiers, and
tho story ?nf th* nobleman of Brittany can
be made their ova. But the other day w?
read of one of Lee's ea'iant cap'ains plough
ing hi3 little field with his war horse, and,
forgetting that he bad ever led heroes, con
tented to make bread for his wi?'e and little
one3. ThTs marks the trae mau. and ?ince
? he war is now psrmanc?tly over, we would I
that thew who ca 1 not and must not longer
be Achii'e? ?u bis armour, should model !
thcm3*lvt*s on Cincmnatus in obis peaceful j
A FRACAS.-Ab>ut three o'clock Tuesday
afterno o, son.e thr e or four intnibers of
tite lof h N*. Y. regiment were w?king down
Broad street, when '-eirh .-pp-Bit* thoAugus
ta JI- tel, "i-< j WT -oe. by >./?,' or icu ui-Jin
bc. ' U. S bit' ? trenna, irhcti
ai al .eft- 'uotj l'iAuwfJ O?" o! tl.c th*- white
no.?.ior> w?* srrtiek^ by or. nf tue col??r?-?3 j
'n on- ?..;?;. ?u- fi?.- : and afr-r?.- irdj, wa3 .
???.tick " * . . ???eth^r ri'itbe'etdorcd "j
.r . ps- .yo?<e' . Riet- '
ina q?'i , filous Jitrt
Th*.; ccu*.' i ii:. dnnJ. swifc.ttrJ'
fsnip in Humbtirg-Au-utiaCbroutcle, otb. |
Uncertainty and Instability of Labor
/. * t** /.. . - .y'- '
To Hie Editor of (he Richmond Times.
The great problem is not so much one of
quantity as ot the quality of the -labor. There *
is an abundance of the bone, thews and
sinews of the man, and there is a sufficiency
of intelligence to direct and guide it to a
profitable and practical .^difficulty which in,,'
terests and concerns every one in.all c?e af j
fairs of life is the uncertainty and 'hstability j
Of tho labor after it is engaged. The house- !
keeper, .the workshop, ;the farmer, theplan:
ter, all more pr. less daily feel and are discour
aged tod annoyed by it. No one dares en
gage in any/important or extensive enterprise,
for fear that just as tho enterprise is fairly
tinder" way thc labor will desert,"and disap
p?intmentr and failure succeed as a conse
quence.- Hence energy, industry and enter
prise are dwarfed, and labor, which is es
sentially ..the wealth of a people, so far .from
being the wealth becomes its poverty. Now
all this can be and must be remedied. How
can it' be done? Your correspondent has
not thc vanity to suppose that ne can solve
the difficult,- by a stroke of tba pen, but ven
tures'to throw together some thoughts which,
however valueless they may be, may t?erve
some purposes- may " put other and better
thinkers, to work, and- thus perfect a scheme
which will meet and satisfy.the needs of the
??The uncertainty ami instability of. the la
bor, and. the proverbial infid lity of the ne- .
?ro to contracts, underlie, andar?, indeed, the i
foundation of most, if not all the trouble.
How can these be remedied ? I think the
msw?r is after this wise : The DPgro is a
freeman, perfectly and legally competent
make contracts. Let the contracting parties
remember this. Let the employer draw up
in writing,-in a few simple terras, all the cn
Jitions of the contract. Let this-be attested
by competent witnesses. Let certain pen
iitiesatfcch to the party violating this.con
tract; and, above ali, let the terms ol payment
DP only and always af ter the fullfillnienl of
?he contract. If thouegro make an engage
nent to continue one or twelve months re
tain always at least a very large proportion
)f the wages in the hands of the employer
it least so-large a portion as will make it
,he interest of thc negro to "complete tho en
rageaient. This is not hard nor harsh to
:he laborer-it is equitable and just. White
ic-ple are constantly makirg such.contracts.
T- ere is a very spurious sickly scntimentali
y about the ne. ru which we must get rid <if
iud that Speedily, both for our own sakes
ind his; the negro ka-- obiieatioT.s as well as
fcc whiteman, and must baas sternly bound
>y the terms of contract as the white man,
ind must be taught that he cannot fiohttea
ontract wi'houv penalty. He is competent
o maka? bargain; bc must s tun a tc it.
Being free to make a contract, hs must
nd shall be bound by it, or inevitable confu
ion and ruin must fall upon the erea!. agri
altnral and mechanical interests of thc land,
would adduce itt illustration the present
risis in the country. The farmers are in the
aidst of their harvest. To day thc negroes
lay al!-desert their pos-.s, and the whole
rheat crop be lost. There is nothing to for
id or prevent it, and so at any period of thc.
rop or year. The cotton must be picked
nd thc sugar caiie-gstund, and the tobacco'j p
oused, and the buck kiln burned',' and thc ? h
ouse covered, and the leather turned-in a
ord, every interest has its crisis, aad now.
ist in our present condition of dinorganiza
on, all these interests may be crushed for
'ant of some system to compel tho faithful
secution of contracts. It is too grave a
latter to leave in its present condi ion. I
link tho scheme above suggested, or some
one similar to it, will meet some of the iitfii
a'ties in the case. . ;
But I am met by the reply, the negro wi il
ot c-mseut^osnr-h terms and conditions of
ttitract. I ansTver, if all employers will
?tile and agree upon so.me plan, and iii g?'.'d
,ith carry them out, he ..ntst. consent or
arve. Let no one employ him --ithoti' S K h
)ntrac', and he must go unemployed. There
no alternative but starvation. If the far
ters nnd others should agree upon some
jch plan, and pledge themselves one to au
thor that they would not cm-dy any man
ho could not bring clean papers from his
ist employer. I think the dilficulries and
mbarrassraecis which all new feel would bc
artiallv obviated, and some practicable and
jcsible scheme perfected, which would ulti
mate in the procuring and bec.-.ring of the
?st advantages of the present system; and
ow, where oil is unstable and uncertain, we
hould soon find regularity and profit. '
GOVERNOR PIER PON T'S AnvicK TO THE
COLORED PEoruE.-Governor Pierpont, in
,nswer to an inquiry of tbe Secretary of the
National Freedman's Relief Association as to
rhat he, and his eolaborers could do for the
reedman, replied :
You ask if I havo any advice to offer yon
md your eo laborers in- this great work. I
inswer by counselling you to impress upon
ill with whom you come in contact, thc canon
ial lessons of industry, frugality and subor
lination to the laws.
Industry is essential to his moral as well as
ns material welfare.
By frugality alone can he Hope to reap,
md maintain tho full and permanent reward j t
>f his iudustry. a
By subordination to thc laws he will win j t
ho respect of his fellow men, and the
.ight to -enjoy in peace the fruits of his
The law is a terror to evil doers, .and a
praise.to him that doath well. He who does
iiot violate the law need not feer tbp law.
Teach him what the law is-thc first .and j c
xanprebensive lesson of which is laid down j t
n tue ten commandments of thc Bible.
If ho is taught to understand and faithfully
to observe them, I will undertake to stand be
tween him and the magistrate.
If these simple precepts are inculcated, and
ihu.frecdman can be led to rule hie conduct
thereby, wc ina) flatter ourselves that his fu
ture is sure, and tout this nation will faith- j
mily and successfully discharge tho t??st : I
which has bee? confided to it by Diriue ; i
I am jo'irs, ?c.. J". H. PIERPONT.
PARDON A:.O AMKBSTY.-?The fuiiowing.is
the form ol tuc pardon granted by the Presi
dent to those who m ike special application
therefor, and have been mased amnesty in
bis proclamation :
Whereas-, by taking part ( iii the late
rebellion against thc Government of the Uni j
ted States, bas made hi nisei i liable to many ;
pains and penalties; and whereas, the cjreup- j
stances of his case render bim u proper ob- j
ject of executive clemency; Now, therefore,
be it known that 1} Andrew Jotinson Prcsi- j
dent, do hereby grant to the said-a full
pardon and amnesty for all offences by him ,
committed, ariaiug-from gfljt cipation actual or i
implied, in the said rebellion, con.fit i<-ned us j,
follow*, viz: This pardon to begin und t.-ke
eflect from the day on which the saidi--'
shali take the oath prescribed iu the Pr--cia- ,
marion of the President dated May 2'), 1805,1
and tM.be void and of i.o effect, if the said
--Miall ?ie;.rcaf er at any .jme :te<iui;'f any
p:i,peny whatever ia slaves, or make use ol
S fare lab jr.
The foUowing .affecting -j i:.xpb may bc
(band on it gr ve-sH-i.e.iu Connecticut;
" Ur.rc |'n!t . nt rw,u like 'i ria? fruit,
Thc Will- 0: Ll-. a:',l. .\i..'>t >iiUt? ?
She dud ol uriukmg teO much cuffes,
Anne Pvminy eighteen forty." I
A PUBLIC MEETING.
It is proposed that a meeting of tho Farmers of
EdgolMd District bo held at Edgeficld 0, II. on
the 15th of'ttU month, to consider -tho propriety
of sending agents to tho North and to Kuropc, to"
induce tito emigration of foreign laborers to the j
Distriai. In making onr arrangements for tho
future, tho factmusi bo recognised tfcat tho negroes
are free, and that ire ar e. to have no more slave la
bor-in thc South, and the question arises, whether
it is moro advantageous to society, and profitable
to tho planters themselves to omploy tho skilled, !
thrifty, industrious and intelligent white laborers i
and farmers of Europe, or tho less thriftv and in- I
dustriou3 emancipated slaves. It behooves our
peoplo to consider well tbis question, and to meet
for the purpose of interchanging -views upon thc
subject. So lot us havo the meeting, and action
it as early a day as possible. . M. C. B.
Far tho Advertiser.
Mn. EDITOR : It -was my privilege to attend on
:hu 30th ult., an examination and pic nie at the
icademy near Gilgal Church, under the suporvi
don of Miss BETTIE -MILLER, lato- of Marion, a
ady who has gained- by her amiability tho love
md esteem , of both patrons .and pupils.
Hefexamination of her scholars in Geography,
?rammar, History, Botany, Natural Philosophy,
Arithmetic and Algebra, exhibited a proficiency
vhich would hare done credit to any seminary.
After those exercises were over, the -Gests wre
nvited to a sumptuous and elcgant'y cr oked din
ier which was most highly appreciated. After
[inner a procession advancod to tho stage, on
rhich 3 led a maiden who, after passing under
riumphal arches of evergreen hold aloft by her
ompanions, was seated upon her throne and
?racefully crowned-we supposo quecu of beauty,
-though there was neither tilt or tournament,
br sho was pecrloss among thc many very pretty
'oung ladies who wore numbered in bor train, j &
vo doubt not but that a"ny ono among thc many
allant young soldiers in attendance would proud
Y have broken a lanco.in her honor. Compositions
rere then read, and a valedictory by the queen
rhen Maj. JosErn ABNEY was introduced to tb
udienco and gave an address on education. Aftor
ontrasting thc present time, with that of long
go, when he was called upon to make addresses
n similar occasions, and alluding to tho vicissi
tides of the past four years with a beauty and
athos that ninst have touched every heart, bo
roccoded to enforce npon parents the importance
f giving to tbei . children such educational ad
ft->tagc.? us lay in th<-ir power-an inheritaoco of
hieb they could not bo deprive!, and .vhich
onld be of .treater ultimate voluo ttmn gem's
old. I- was indeed a happy tffori ind by the
?rnucl breathless attention given must have met
ie full concurrence of on appreciative auditneo
Tho rest of .tho afternoon .was spent by thc a-s
imbly es best.snited their tastes and inclinations,
t sunset, supper was announced, and a haud
iDio table again enjoyed. After candle-light, a
?ries of tableaux well gotten up and effective, and
lustrativc of scones historical, sentimental and
idicrous,.were exhibited, eliciting much pr.iisa.
-the grouping and- costumes evincing tho taste
od ability of tho accomplbdtcd preceptress who
>nducljd tho whole. Wc wish for Mi.-s MILLER
te iticctsp tho so icbly merits, and believe that
;r mission will redound to her Lonor, and thc
;od uf thc young minds untler her care. ^.
It i* gratoful, Mr. Buiron, to us to find some
.IgS* ?pots yet near which to ?Dgcr,-some
L3cs, pal tu-crowned and beautiful, wherp thc
aters g::?h cool and clear, and tho- pilgrim can
ist his wearied form and bathe hin .bleeding feet,
id continu? to hope to reaph thc shrine of hi?
vo and veneration-thc Mecca of bis dearest.,
ip's. And 80 may vre, notwithstanding tbe
.->itu. which spr:;nund3.ust livo to sec tho dawn
' th*t bettor and brigbtur.day when our beloved
uutry ehalt hr. proeperou,! and happy as bore
for.\ and when wc can atteud such places .of
struction and festivity with that lightness nf
./-rt and elasticity cf spirit, felt in the days that
c numb=rcd with the past. H. A. L.
PLANTERS'i :;i> FREEDMEN'* CONTRACTS.
ibjoi ned will be found an order, having Te
rence to the tanking of cyntracrs between
Imitera and Freedmen, roc.-ntly issued by
revet Major General Hatch :
.EAPQIt's NoKTJIEIlN D^TKICT, S. C., '[
Charleston, S. C., June 24, 1865. ?
ENEitAT, OKI/ERS, }
No. 02. S
It has come to the knowledge of the Dis
ict Commande:' that, in some of thc con
?acts made between Planters' and Fr?ed
ien, a clause bas been introduced estnbli-h
?g a system of pannage-the Freedman biud
ig himself to work outany debt he may bere
iter incur to his employer. All contracts,
lade under authority from these Heatlqnar
'rS| will be understood as merely temporary
rrangemcnts to injure the cultivation QF the
rouud for thc present season. Any contract
lade under the nbove authority, which con
ain? provisions tending to peonage, will be
onsidered null. The officers having charge
f contracts will examine them carefully,
nd when they are found to contain such
lau.ie,- will notify the planlets that new con
men must be made, iu which tho objection
,ble feature will be omitted. Contracts will
ie simply worded-whilst acknowledging
be freedom of the colored man, such cxpres
?OMS as 11 freed by (lie acts of the Military
vrces of Ate United States'' will not be per
Qitted. The attempt to introduce anything
nto tho contract which may have the appear
nce of an inteution, at some futuro day, to : j,
iontcst the question of the emancipation of
bc negroes, will bo reported to. the Coraman
ler of the Sub-Diatwct, who will examine
nto tho antecedents of tho person making the
.tlempt, and report upon tho case to Dis
By command of
Bvt. Maj. Gen. Jons P. HATCH.
LKONARH B. PERRY. Asst. Adj't Gen.
Oirit iai t E. Harris Jowett, 1st-Lieut. 54tn
llass. Vols., A. A. A. G.-Charleston Cour
. A nif,n cannot wait for his dinner without
nstantly losing his temper: but nee with
yt-at angelic sweetness a woman bears the j t
rial. Has woman more patience, then, than I f
nan ? Not a bit of it-only she has lunched I f
ind the man has not 1 L
RATHER DESPERATE.- rhe person who per- |f
petrated the following verso must bc in rath- j I
;r a desperate state of mind :
"A destructive du-lt I'll by,
I'll .bid pharowoll to every phcrc,
Then wjne t.ny weeping I, '
And Lui thy throot phrum car to car.''
He nry V III., after thc death of Jane Sey
mour, had some difficulty to get another wife. !*'
His first ofter was to thc Duchess of .Milan ; ]
but her answ;r was, ''?he bad but on" head; !
if she hnd two, ello should have been at his '
ACCIDENT.-On tb? aiterhor?n rf Monday
the 3d inst., while a son of Mr. 0. H. P.
Scott, ol Hamburg., named. Named NWull-j
M. Sc itt. a.r--?l about nine yoars? whs care-^
le-- j\v|>tay1ug rtb"i|l the sccoud story window
...f-ii-i luibV^V residence, he lnjthis balance
RI J W...S.precipitated io the ground-a dis
tance of lifteon feat; though no bones were
bi l: -n, il is apprehended tint lad ha.- been
bot? ol inwardly^ The doctor in attendance
thil ks he -viii recover.-Augusta Chroni
cle; ? th.
Special ?ie/.-nlch to the iV. Y. Tri
?n Important Order..
WASHINGTON. June 21st
Thc following Important ord-r ?
TREASURY DEPARTMENT, June 21th
Section 46* of the Internal Revet
approved June. 30, 1864; pr?vidos t?
ever the authority of the United SIB
have been r?-estabiisktd in "any Stat
the ?xecution pf th? laws bad previou
impassible, the-proviwioii? ol'the Act
put in force euch State with SUCH mod
of inapplicable regulations in regard
scssmi nt, levy, time and manner of c?
a* may bc directed bjNKtbe Depi
Without'wfiving iu any d.-greO t;!ic r
the Government'in respect to taxes tl
heretoi'orin accrued, or assuming to ex
tho lax payer from, bis le.ai mspoi
Tor such tases, the department docs ni
it advisable to insist at 'present Ttpoi
payment, so far tis they wc/q pd) abb
to tbe establishment of a coll. ci ion
embracing the territory in which the i
But assessors in the several collect it
trrcts recently established iu the Stat
y in insurrection, ate directed to rcqi
.urns and to make assessments fur tbi
.al classes of taxes for the appropri?t
Deriod preceding the first regular, d
Urbich a tax becomes due after tho eau
nent of thc district, that is to say, iu tl
irai districts in question. The propi
viii be assessed on the income of tb<
18G-1, inasmuch as thc tax due for that
s due uppn the 30th day of June, subse<
y to the establishment of the district,
lersotis found doing any business for
L license is required will bc assessed fo
iroper license frpm the lot day of the c
n which the District ts established,
ons engaged in any business for whichm
y. or quarterly returns are required
nade, will be assessed for tho mor.th or
er for wtich returns should be made a
?rut return day after the establishment <
)is?riet, ind the same principle will ?
o those taxes which arc payable at tlill
t 'riods. A manufacturer of tobacco f
tance, in a District estab'ished after ti
.nd before tb??. 20th day bf. May, will b
cosed npou his sal s lor the .nionth of I
When aoy manufactured articles are f
n the hands of a purchaser, and it is si
u the satisfaction of the A.';.?.cs-;or that
.Aids wet e actually sold and passed o
he hands of the manufacturer before the
lacement of the period for which he is
My taxable, the articles will cot ba sui
) tax in the hands of such porcbastr, u
ra.'spurted beyond thc limits of the S
l?c?y in insurrection. Tho hx-lder of
?Milled spirits, manufacturen tobacc'
?her articles wuich are liable to seizuit
cc?um of the absence of inspection mn
tay present to -tho Assessor the evidt
tat the articles in his hands, or under
irouniManccs which obtain in the partie
ase, are no1 su'-jcet to tax. except as al
atedj and if thc Assessor is satisfied,
iii cau-e the ptckairc-. to be so marked !
iey may be id';iitih>d and sold without
?lit y to seizure.
Whi-uever any c.-ll-ctor shall have res
. believe that the holder of any .rood*
hieb thc tax has not been paid intend
sm-.?ve the ?ame beyond ibu limits of
tates lately in insum-clton, and to evade
?yment ut thc tax, lie will sieze the got
nd take- the necessary steps tor lucir c
unnalion, u^rc$s the holder shall give bo
j hereinafter prescribed, for the trat poi
on or exportation of the goods, or shall
tra the sinje t> the Assessor, and piy to
.SS-?M50I!, anfl pay to die Collector tb--* arno
i tax thar shnil "h" found due. lu all ca
? which a seizure shall be made un';er th
irroed "fnu-.ii seizure, will consider tbc c
ad tixteud ?iic?mie.-sniv pf reiiej as thc fa
tall justify." Jn the t-ta-e-. i t Virginia. Ti
pesto md Louisiana, c -I Oction liistricts wi
>me Lime siijee established, with such bot
aiicR as to include territory in which :t 1
nt receutlyrbec!)mepossible to enforce t
LWJ of tlc,fJt titted States in those distric
The rule laid d?wti ebof** will be, s'i njoi
. il as to rei?aire me aaseestw iii find colli
on nf4b'e first taxes, which :..-<- tue duo
jr ibo e?tiUli-!im??i? of a-se um :,t di Visio
i the particttUr locality. \V ii - <.- i- u?
tents are tcibenimic, based '?; . ! .. icti
hieb hive bei n carritti un iu n .;. proetat
urrency, it wiii bc or ijwr for ilw .v-;r-v-.-r
.".certain the amount of the ii ern-.: or v -'
f sales or receipt^ in lawful moijry of ri
:aited Slates, according to the hostiaio'rtp
On he eau obtain as tu the arfcrage fattie
tch depreciated currency for the period c
red by the assessment. Thc duties up-,
utton and spirits turpentine: an, by a .sn
ial provi.sio? of the Statute, made payable !
ie person in whose bands thc arti'*!??.-. <i\
rat found hy officers of the Internal K-v
ue. With reference totthose articles, the -
?re, the rule laid down will not apply, lu
ssessnicnts will be made wherever they ;;i
tund. ... / *
Whenever; any person holds, as a purcha:
r, any articles which under the Intern:
.oven?e Jaws, may be' transponed undi
ond, and desires to transport the same t
ny Northern port or place, he may app!,
) the Assessor to have ?lie amount of *n
scertained . and determined. The pr->pr
xamination having been4 had, thc Asscssu
rill certify the amount of duties thereon t
le-coilec.tof. and thc collecte- will thercupo
rant a permit for their removal, afur tb
xecution of a bond for their enrage in
onded warehouse, such permit and*bond be
lg ia the form required by the r?gulation
}r the establishment of bonded warehouses
)n or'before the I Or.ti day of each month, tb
issesHor will tran-mit Lo tim office of Inter
?il Revenue a statementshowing thc amoun
f duties tims certified during ihe mouth prc
edin!r,.and;thc Collector will, ou or bol?n
lie earai! date, transmita descriptive sched
ile of all bdnd3 thus . taken by bim lu lin
ourse of tlie.preceding month.
Wven goods arrive in any Northern por
mdersueh tran portation bond, or undtr per
nit issued liy a collector of customs undn
he repulatibiis of* May I', 1SG5, they will bt
eceived into the proper warehouse establish
itbunder ti&'internal Revenue laws in th<
listrict into which the g. ods aro brought,
ind the necessary cenificates w i.I be issued
br the cancellation of the bond iu the sam;
nanocr as jf the goods were tr<<;,sported from
mother bonded warehouse. Whenever a,uy
)ersou is aascssed for a .iicease, is found t.:
?avc paid a licence bx to a special sgout
ippoint?d nn??cr thu regulations of the treas
jty department fur commercial interc?ns?
srilli insurrectionary districtr., the collectoi
rv-ill i??uc ?Pliccnse icr . the year ending Maj
I, fS66, and will collect only asmucli asmav
?ie. due fur-ttK? titn-.' intervening aller the ex
piration ol th.i h-j'-tise is-ti^d by .the,special
igeut. The amount r.-sc-red 'aud thus left
uncollected will bc'?batcd when the propel
flaira is presented to'tho'commissioner oi
Secretary of th? Treasury.
Tlt03e who h av travelh-d in. tho -countrv
can testily thai a r -.-o tree, under the window,
ii honey-suckle around thc door of a cottage,
is u (rood omen to a weary traveler. Thc
han-1, that Cultivates Howers is not cloacd
against the supplications ot the poor, not
against t1 wants ?of th<- stranaer Flow? ri
may be tall.-d the alphabet ;,i the acg.\-,
wherewith they write on hilia and plains in)s
ii THE COMPLEXION IT-IS COMISO . m~Pri
(Tate commercial letters-received ?n New York
say that in thu best informed political circles
of Europe, the belief is general that Maxi
milian has expressed to his fathcrjn-law,
King Leopold,-and also to his brot: er ol
Austria, the strongest p?jatele] desire to rd
dicate the rickety throne of-Mexico. . The
intimatiou of this wish at the Tuillerir;?
through these ir-termediate partirs, is at tod
hortons of; much of thc. excitement in ar;s
iii regard to Mexican affairs generally. It is.
a much 'morn serious business for Imperial
ism. than the defeat nf a lew Belgian troop*
at Tacanibaro, to find the newly-iostalM
Emperor already-eager to pct ont .of thc.con-/
cern, and out of the country at the/ samo
time. . . -.
j PKT-A m r.:) this lifo, on Thursday tho nth day of
I July, 1S6&, Til JAMES FUDGE ADAMS, ia tho
; /rib yo-.r.it hi,.-.-. * '
Tbi- Inthjeet of rhiq n*>lieo was troll kno rn .
? this ooum-inity; if..? career '-through' lifo "ir.? M
J suceerefui -ne Beginning life with quit? m- dir
ai- tiioai.s, a physician, he .succeeded bi Mam
ing thc confide* cc of a large com mu ni ty, ^ml
r.> .?.!:' yin- enjoyed an extoaplv?^auil lu?n
prac ie** i'i ' is-i<r"fe33?'>n. ?* years came eiioa
bim, ' - graiunl'y withdrew hiii'istTl!' from M;
labors of-his >vo!Wsion. UT d r- t't.-i i . f-.r ruo-'
pK?isiue* du-ies of crivatu lifo, .iee >Mrtg him-vil
1 io planting in whi-Ji he was cintn? n'.'y succnvi'ul
Content witn tno pursuits?! private lifo, Lr. ha*
no :iP-irati->ns tor puolio '.-(Ree, aad w>:s nt-r?.-r .1
candidate for any positinW cf ptti.dic ro?p?.ns?bili?y.
Ile was twice married. In early manhood be in
tens-irriud with Mi.-s Lucr GutVEir, of a large
and respectable family of this Uistrict, who was
thc another ol'his children, and with whom hp
lived many pleasant and happy ye*ars. After her.
death be intermarried with Mrs. TABITHA Tux-.
VAS*, an amiable oed Christian lady of this D.s
trict, With whom lin spent thc last years of h?
Hie in happiuocs and contentment: He was for
toauy years a member of th? Baptist Church at
Antioch, and was a deacon'of.that Church. - .
It can ho said of him that bc was successful in
all his undertaking?. Blessed with . ^ood health
and a well balanced mind, and governing hims-Ii
by the Golden Bule, of doing onto other- a.-? h
woaid fee done by, his life was HB illus ration of
thu Christian gentleman.
Surrounded with plenty, evon afflaSriee, and be
b*tjt o! a cheerful, mid social disposition, it.w?.s
nis dolight to receive and entertain hie. (rends m.
his roridencc. In all tho relations of life he ??as
honored and respected. All hid obi cation- t"
indiviilnals and to society Lc promptly ar.d'pouc
tunlly fulfilled. His promise he did not forro-,
and never failed to satisfy it without a- good
On tho morning of his death bo was out ns
u-ual giving hts attention to huidnos, and h.vi/g.
seated* himself at th-j breakfast table, was nt .tek
cd with n:ii.-ca, and having loft, the table and
vomi^iid, he* scated himself and died a few min.ton
afterwards. Tho machinery of Ufa from some
unknown cuse suddenly ceased to work, fi*
Jas? word, wurt-, " Lord.havo mercy on mo."* Iiis
ip'->y>>r wa * immediately -hswered, and ho die
wPhout Di ?,.r :."Tl!-. " Blessed is thi mnn that
trustcth in the Lord -nd whoso lr pe t. o Lj?rd is. '
W. W. ADAMS
MRSSRS. B:\CON ?. BUTLER ?Ul practice
in tho Courts of Law and Equity in this
Old Office of BL C. Butler and Carroll & Bacon.
JOH& E. EA CON,
M. C. BUTLER.
May 23, 3m li
Dr?. T. J. TEAGUE respectfully "oflfej
bis professimtj sorviccc to tho citizens r**
Ji"d_"!tj.-ld and vioin fy.
Uffieo at Mr. J. B. Hodgea' Drug '-toro.
Juno 20 4t 2C
DRs AV ALTER HILL, PHYSICIAN.
RESPECTFULLY offer? his perviceff'to tho eiii
zons of Edgefkld and summoning vicinity.
. uilieo at tho late residence of CHAN. WAKPT.AW.
.* Joly ll tf 2R
ATKINSON & SHECUT,
tipil Ci?O??*iS, .
At Mr. Sullivan's old stand, opposito'Post Office,
El) GE Fl ELI) C. H., S.' C.
tvonjn -il the attention of tho citizen?
.-.lld lao;.--- of Edgcfio'l? to our
Choice Assortment of acid*, -
tVhieh wc re 'frtriug at Ibw'pricca; . Look ht our
PJ.O ANT) -*?)*'T A COFFEE :
?KEKN ; Ea: ' ?' \*
f l -ill M? AM) BROWN SEGAR ;
Ti : DDK LNG iOtTA.
CREAM KARTAR: .
SALERA'LtfS ; . .
C?VO .'' I. vT A .
g.-.-n: and*'. 1 ?.?**-ar i ino C.* N' EES:
' Ul- ck n.-.n f'-'-nn* PJ?P'Wili :
liliN-.iE:'. '.'l^iN-.M'.'.'v, CLOVES:
SPICE, N?TMB?S-j '
MACE. Fl'-' ET.l'E
* RAISOX.-s :
ASSORTED EXTRACTS ;
. , TOJtL?T ;*OAiS; .
CHEESE; MACKEREL; Smoked-HERRENG
Fresh Mackerel, Smelts, Haddrt?kj Striped Bass,
and Oysters in t ins : ?
FRENpil AXD ENGLISH MUSTARD.
Choice Havanna and l-'lorida Scgars.
PIPES AND MATCHE1-;
Mason's BLACKING ; B'.arking BRUSHES:
TnuTa Rubber COMBS ;.Fit.o COMBS ;
Round COMBSfWiik BRUSHES;
npoal COTTON ;-*-hro THREAD ;
W:ii:o anJ Black FLAX ;
NB KD LES, PINS, Il<?OKS AND EYES ; .
Writing PAPER a-.d ENVELOPES*
PENS and IIOLDE?8 ;
Fine V'rititu- INK : PENCILS : .
Pocket KS VES: SCISSORS, .lc , .te. -
ATKINSON A* SHECUT,
Opposito Post Office.
July ll . U 29
Barter! Barter! :
WE will BARTER anx cd' tho nh :vc Giw's ;
for CHICKENS. EGGS, BUTTER,LARD
ATKINSON Si SHECUT
.tuly ll lt H
For Sale, "\
SETT OF COTTAGE FL" RN I
_ TURE, ennsisting of a Be lstead. Rur( -u.
Wardrobe, Wasit-S'iind. Table, Chair- ann Rock
er. Al^o, a first rate Draft and Saddle H'lRSE.
Will bo sold either for specie, or barter for'Cot-1
ton. Applv nt this Office.
July ll tf - ? 28 *
1 K DOZEN SUPERIOR ENGLISH FTLES,
LO . mlir.iein.c Mid Saw. Cross Cu and Bits
tar.: PM?BS? for sale at mod?r?t", price--.
Also, a lot or splendid CAST STEEL.
SMITH &. JONES.
Juno 20 tf 26,.
Powder ! Powder !
FIRST RATE article of RIFLE POWDER
for -ole at th" Oflico. Price 60 cents per
pound-specio or provisions.
FJune21 tf 20
ED G IFIELD, S-'.C-, July4tb, 18?6.
IIN accordance with instructionsirjaeivad from
. th. G.nernl Commanding, tho in habitat-i of
iiii.- District aro hornby ?jjfiatl tliat they wi-" im
?iiodirtcly deliver' to Liebt: C. W.: HOOi' KR,
.Pr?vost Marifhtil,-ali -Puhiir property-in 'heir
8J?SSJOO. Any one'failu g tu entdfbly wita tb.s: - ?
ord-r wdl be fluid. . *i.-.-.;.-fj ?-.A?r-\r.s.
IL. No further permite will br graut?.] tn ro
tain privato fire-uijpia^-- ...... " . r ' - * I' i-S.
III. It-having,bocnhrouebtto-my ootlee tiiat -.
the Colored people of Edgofiold conWmpluti/hoid
ing, a publio muering on tho L3ta inst.. .1 ?.?rrwojv'*?-'
giro notice that no such meeting will .be a.'t.iwe?C- -
L. W. METCALF,
Capt. 33d JJ. t?. C. T., .
^ July 4 ' . g?. 28. '
Circular No. 1. . . r*
PROVOST MARSHAL'S OFFICE,'
EDGEI'IEI.D, S. C.. Jujoo22d. Ia65.
j THE inhabitants of Vitia District arc n?'ified
j ?# t'.at bv sp?oiirt-trder fr. m BrovotDriv. Geu.
.'iiMHECX; I iiaye b- en a-tigae'l-to this ulaco os
\ P ft: i VOS IMA KSil A L and PROVOST JUDGE, . -
.and ain ?-ent b'X-irf?ii the ?.u/poss of pro.M-rving /
good r.rtlor. a-iminfi terin^ ju-J?co,' settling dis-""
. vu:e.--.-':in<3 ratifying rrntci--!:-''" between Freedmen
^UKI PUntor?, anil t" en-ionr >go the inbabf?-?.?ts,
.vhit? and black,.to resuie the'tavocations of
fen ce;. - if ;? v ?*-ri^?L
II. I am also ^authorized to.colloct till TL S
horses end mniei'forjhe Government, and it* ne.-.
c-ft-fy/or tlie ii?.: of my Trou?t. I ?hall. like-.
wisc ieizo "C. S." mules abd warris foi that
The inhabitants arc likc^iso notified that if
they have lr. S. or ".C S%" mU-ikets in their ros
.scssi'iD, that they mnjt deliver them to mt; Piir-~
pos haying othbr firr-ftrros will" report tr*o "same
al this Oflicb, -and- obtain permistrion -?a retain /
them. . jt- - .> . . -. . '. . -. ?. u .*
CHATtLES W. HOOPER, -, -
1st Lieut. 33d.D. S. C.T.,
and Provest Marsh:'1.
Juno 2S , ? " tf ' " 27
Circular No. 2.
PROVOST MARSHAL'S OFFICE,
Er-GEriELD, June?2?, 1.865.- -
TTFE inhalants .of this .-District arc- hereby?
oojiSed that n" Docs will ho'allowed in. tho
P.tbt.c'Rood '.r'Strict*.''unless they "re ninfslet?, !*
t. they aro found- no m nail edi th^y aw;'.liable t6l .
bo shot. .CHAS. W. IIODPEK, -,". ?xl
'1st Lieut, 33A ?. S. C. T., ?nd> . -
.lune 27 ._ 3t ' . '25^
JOSIAH SIBLEY & SONS,
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA, ";
Will givo their personal attention to tho; *??
STORAGE AND SALE OF COTTON
AND OTHER PflODUCE.
Augusto, June 29th, lrc2.S'' "
To tlie Public.
THE undersigned propose to open a joint Malo
School in the. Villago of Edge-field, on tnt*- ..jp*
fir.u Tuesday in July.
Th-y will give instruction in all branches of
i arning taught nt a first cluss Academy. With
..aro aril a'jndic?tiu? setection ?f cindie* they will
e-rteav r o fit thosa youug men who bave'been ..
i-i the army, for ita.now Lite md H'??VO "?Te.
Thoy will tcachxfrc<i of charge, a limited nnm
-*V o- young men, '?ho hnvv been maimed in the
/?ton v. ? nd who aro unable to pny for their taitioV... ^ : ?
When current mr-n-y cannot !.o cl?iaed. f ?
visions at current prior.- will bp rcceirc-1 f.-i. iiii
Those who desire to send pupils will please
h ind in their names ns s.ion as practicable.
Pupil.-, upon oatcr?Dg,Sch<jol will he ehargod
for ?ho Session, unless takoo away in consetuenco
of somo uuuvoidable accident.
BUTLER A ADDIS IN.
Juno 21 if . I)
PoRSONS intending to have grai.. ground at
my Mills wiil plu.-uo obsorvo tho following
.ulcs: ...... .'? ?' - 1 *
Havo your names registered, always etatiAf
about the number of bushels to bo ground. At
thc Umo of registcriag your ti'ames jon wib be
uotiCed of the day ?ssigned to yot?
Persons engaging day?, may, by givin".? nntli*e
of (?ho same, oxchun re days with each oliiff, if
the t:umber of-bushels to be neut by each i.i about
the samo. _ >
Any "person mav"cn?;-^c a number ol d-iys,.
pr<ivi:l.-i tfioy ari- n ?t <.<.? ycsiiiive?
On uuy liny, j: the ^rria ii- all pfesohf it will
be ground in tho ??rSeref Its 'reg'nry. If n-;t it
will be grour.d in tlie ->r?ler "f i's arrivai.
. Hu*, c yonr groin well ctcai.o;-. a-td dry. Be r
j.uootual Jt.o yonj appointmcai-. or you wtJl ?ose
y; ur piucos, and a new duy must bc aS?igued toa
you. ". ' . . . .
Small turns,'Tint exceeding three (3) bushols,
will have prCforeuco engagements.
H. T. M TMS.
Juno. 13 ti 2.1 ?. .-.
\. Barter ! Bar-er!
?.jn??l-* Gr.at'iteville Kitil'O&ctnrinK -Contp-iHy
i will e ??tinue to. D.tri er th >th for COTTON,
i L tun, OKN. J:!-:A,5, -BACON -AND LAUD, 55j
p.vini: Augusta.,pi;i?.? l^r i-roduee, and furn iah-. <^ .
i. g Cloth at wbori?sn!i! rute?.
Orangeville. April St? ' Hf: " 15 '-' " '
^_j_:-!_ - ? ! ; }? ?
jSiS}*.We.havo been authorized hythe Erionda- . .
of Cnpt.-.H. BUULWARE t'> announce biro a
Car.didate for Sheriff of Edgefiefc District at the- ** ' '
next ?lection. %.>.. . .- < . ; " ' * g
- -?. '?L " 1C :
For Tax Collfcctor.
Thc Many:-Frien<i- of D. A. J. BELL, Eic.,,
respectfully nomi"ate nim^s a ^Candidate for., 4
lax Collector ?t tho next election,,.. .. . - j ,
Oct 13 . .' " ,.to";. . >o-4S M?S5t4
Tor Tax Collector.
- Tnn rafny Frien.:>?.o CaPt. JAMES MITCH
ELL rc-pertp'ly noniiiiate him ads a Candidate .? bfiic
for TAX COLLKCJ.0K at tho next eicrtion>-. ^ ' "
Dec * . -, - . te* ?$9 ' -
LL persons in'Jcbtcd'to.th.o F?fato of Robert -'
_J. Delph, late of EdgOfield District dccoas?d,
arc requo?tcd : o como orjvard, epd. ma^ot-.pjvy> ^i-.;-?>
meat ; and tbo-io having; dcmiviids against .saidf-?
Estate will preson? them rh doo timo^^dpropcr-,. m '^
ly authentioatcd." . ss*,. '
- A. J. PELLETIER, Adra'r. t
$c't 18 _. ly ' gMg ' *
Post Office Notice.
WOULD most rcspectfully reqifest all persons"' . *T
^ indebted to mAfhrrithcrP stajro or Eox-R't-.t, K
to ?all end "soy up, a" Tam entirely out of- Bu*i-' r . -
ne?3 at this timer .and-tho tsmallsumavdue mt?; if t>1
forked over, would assist r-.o vory.moch indeed. : r-yj&
- A. RAMSAY ,,latoJ> M. m ^
June _' tfA V , . 27, . \.<
HIE ttii'Ifirrigneil. fill do all work iu thc TAI- . . ... .
_ LORI^ bL'?'?.NEtS.ontru?tod to Wm, aod-. ..- ^
will Ho bii Uttue-'-t t- give 'erure satisfaction.
.Parties wishing'Clothing made or Cutting done . (
Will please calfon him a' hi.- residence. Whim ' 1
thexash is noteonvonicnt,-provisloifs'wilT bo re." '
coivcd in payment f-ir work, d?no.
. v 3 dUllN CO LG AN. - .
June 27 ' _ ^ .
SrOLEN^from roy premises on tho night'of th.}
'7lh ult.,-a larg't^.dark bay :Mare MULE, la
irds high, about 12 year3 oij, jnain anu (n;i- -*..
lately trimmed-forctop untrimmed,- a . small < .*< . j
white spot on back of hoad.
? reward|of"$lu in"?r-ecl3 will bo paid for'tho *
recovery "f Kidd Mule, or Pw any information; " .
c iUcernine her FO thal I can get her.
A. G. GASKINS. < 1
Lonsoire'a^O.,sJ?ly 3.. it - . 2$ aV<Mtf