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TV i-hinjr tn advertise by Ac year.
Aau.oaneiog Cindi-! ttxs &i."<>, in a'Unner..
WASHING r.iN, Jinu-uy ?3, ItT>>l
Toe ll -n. Wm. He'-ry fweevil Has l>?e?
invited hy tue selrcl Hon?.: C<iu.mitt*e\ Gi
".'-eedm.mY A rf .irs, :o ?pp ar before thai
i.ody and f>ivache view? ot iii*. Excellency
Governor Orr against Hie /re. donn's fun h. r
-.ceuuatiou of the Se? Islan ! cotton lands ol
South Care ?ina, as ia authorized by the bili
?which passed the Senato on Thursday.
The entire Senate Committee on -the Dis
trict of Columbia, to whom was referred
J nd ere Kelley's House Billon colored suffrage.
Tvtll take it up on next Wednesday raorniu?,
?ad decide whether to report it to tie Senato
as it is or tdd some educational aud military
service restriction.*. It will, wost likely be
reported as it is, and a Vote will probably be
Lad in a few days afterwards, it caa be
passed just as it came" iirom. the House, ont
it is uot-certain to have a two-thirds m j->rity
in that form. .
The speech of Representative Broornall?
of Pe nsyl vania, in tho House, yesterday,
?waa listened to by Thadden? Stevens, Roscoe
Conklinjr and others with the moat marked
attention. His argument upon the present
Provisional State3 lately in rebellion is on*
of the clearest yet made.
WASHINGTON-, January 29, 13&>.
The Senate to-day discussed the Bill tr
preside, for the protection of all persons, -with
out distinction of color or race, in their civil
Mr. Trumbull offered, as an amendment
a ciause thai, all persons of African descent
being in the United States, are citizens there
of, and made a speec'i in support of the Bill
Mr. Saulsbury replied to Mr. Trumbull
contending that the liberties of white roe
were entitled to some . consideration, ant
that it was timo to cease shedding tears fi)
A, resolution was offered and referred ti
the Committee on Naval Affairs, tenderiuj
the thank* of Congress to Commodore Far
ragut, and his officers and men? for their con
duct in Mobile Bay, in Jkngust, 1864.
Ia the House, Mr. Raymond, of New York
refuted thc position of those who maintainei
that the Southern States were out of the Un
iou. This be denied, aid asserted that Con
"?ress had no more power to do anything
against them than against other parties. H
contended that tho Southern States bavin;
been re-organized, the only question was th
admission ot their representatives. Congres
should act separately on the cases from ead
district, and admit those who can take th
oath. We have to live with the South, am
good policy, aa well as patriotism, should in
idoco ns to reconciliation. Ho said the Hous
" ~ ll - j ij T VJ .Wi?fr?fri1*0
would not save tue country unless Mero Sra
sufficient patriotism among the people.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31.
Tho Senate was engaged to-day ia discuss
?og the bill protecting all persons in theil
In the House, Stevens, from the recoustuc
ti ou committee, reported bac iahe constitution
al amendment bill, with refusal to amend i j
striking out the direct taxation clause. Ht
also.made a speech, ia which he alluded tc
the President in exceedingly caustic term*
He said the President had violated the priv
ilege of the House by making commando
whilst tba;; body was engaged in the consid
eration of important questions. Such an act,
?aid the speaker, centuries age; would have
cost a British King his head, but we are tol
erant of usurpation sud abuse of power.
At the conclusion of his remarks, the vote
was taken., and the constitutional amendment
A Queer Letter-John Wilkes Booth
The Norfolk Post enntains the following
singular letter :
MORSHEAD Cirr, January 5; 1866.
Editor Norfolk Post :
Stn : T have ju-tt arrived in this place
from-, where I saw and talked with
John Wilkes Booth, the supposed assassin
of your lat? President. That be would bv
alive after what had occurred at your capi
tal may seem strange, but it-is true never
I saw him and B. Harris, who left with
him not four weeks ago, and learned from
bim all the hardships that be underwent in
leaving this country.- Ho say? that no one
who has the lea*t regard for truth will say
that he wan in Fords Theater on the 14th
of April last, and wonders why no one pres
ent on that occasion did not - pretend to re
cognize the man that shot Lincoln until thpy
were told tliat it ww bim by Lory Keen, his
bitter enemy. He did not, however, te me
deny or admit that he had done the deed ;
but stated that BO one could truthfully say,
of their own knowledge, that it was him.
He declares that Mri. Surratt was inno
cent, and wonders how tb? man that was
killed in the barn looked. He loamed from
tbepapers that be had a heavy beard, aad
bad sheared or cut it in such an awkward
roannertbaS hrs (Booth's) most intimate
friends would not recognize Booth. He thinks
nor. He belioved. innocent or guilty, that*
if found he would have been sacrificed to
to their mad fury, and concluded to leave,
which be di'i. And as there can now be no
harm in telling, I will state what he told me
He croase 3 tho river at Georgetown ; stop
ped the nexi day near Fairfax Court-house;
the next night be was taken near Middle'
burg, &c, and from there near Gum Springs,
where he rwnained two days ; and after more'
than three weeks traveling-mostly by night
and suffering severely-be reseed Florida^
where he was detained for some time, until
Harris, who was not mentioned in the affair,
and who could not appear publicly, procured'
a boat, which they ventured to sea iny and
made land sa fe. Booth was immediately ta
ken sick, and has boen the most of the time
since. . ?-'
In October he was mel better, so much
"so tait he took some exercise in the open air
bat relapsed and was confioed to bis room
until about four weeks ago.' His constitu
tion, in my judgment, is mined, - and I don't
believe be indi live long. He was preparing
for a change of climate, and if no relapse
bas taken place, is probably now ia another
country, where be will meet with . moro of
bis own people, or people from the same
Mr. Editor, I write such.poor English that
I lear yon will not.be able tp make it . out ;
but jtjs the truth, the wbo?e truth, and if
. yoh wish, jot! may publish it. I stall* not be
in the country tb read it. -
- ? Tootsy truly, J,F.
-? -?~*-RR,-., , . .
? A formidable insurrection is now in pro
fjraaaiaSaaia. ,A bjig^pp^'aatod tho "pro-- .
?^-?fP^^'-^ aimin-^t^Vcrerthrow of ,,:
rh* pr?sent miiij^ry. . Thia r-jvolu^a. at iasur- 'tx
xac?? ia ? iatfixtzut sytio. >?g? jjjl tt
tomato* .? Ant*, J,
?gf" The Herald'* Richmond correspondence
itate3 that one of the Virginia delegation t,o*;$on
jrcsj has telegraphed to Richmond from ^ash
ington that it is the intention of President John-;
Bon to snpersodo tha present Virginia State Gov
ernment by a Provisional one, and that (h?? baa
createcVgroat consterna t?onih financial and polit
ical circles. Tho Preeident'a -reported determina
tiomis generally. aUribntcd to tho intolerable con
duct of tho Virginia State LegiaJetara. j
JAMES T. BACON, EDITOR.
Highly Appreciated Politeness.
Our kindest lb-inks xrc duo Mr. GEO. L. HoLvr.s
of Charleston, arid MerirF. B. C. BKYAX, ' W. K.
McCusTOCK*anf PI'SKO: Cnn?sTTE. ctf OUT own
town, for valuable and mncb needed late paper*.
Soo advertisement of tho thocsand and one
useful things to bc sold on-Saturday next, nt
.. Balmoral" late residence of Prof. F. S. HOLMES.
Legal or Hregal? Expedient or Inex
Very mary of our readors will he deeply inter
ested hy, and derive much urcful ins'ruc:i'.n and
.irbidesum? enlightenment from, the perusel of
the iudbmutabty able article of " Uu'tAS." Our
a .lumH.? tro always "pi n to him ? for he never
write* weakly ur wi h ut good purpev.
It gives a? much plcasuro to r*H cttention to
tbeO-'rd of WM. If. LANWnev, B-q.. t-> be seen
tlrewhere. We wish him very great sucoos*, and
hope Le will be so overwhelmed with business a
orrer to have time to think of those bloody times
.vround Petersburg, or those long and gloomy
days of Northern captivity.
S. E. Bowers.
Who is more extensively known throughout
Edc-eficld District, as a thorough gentleman and
roliablo busings tmro, tb>n B. Ei Bo-wgaS, Eta,,
of Hamburg? Heb? been a marchant in that
town ever since wo cnn remember, and hus of
i?ursa permanently established a house, which
reliability, corrcetterfs and promptness, h?s no
superiors. He duals largely in Liquors and Gro
cer!*?, and bis long oxparieuce with. the-what
shalLwcray? staple? no; that refera tn ditton :
.dixlrof life? yea;.that ia botter: well theu, his
long experience with the elixir of Hm enables
him to oBV unusual inducements in thia particu
lar line. Rend bis advertisement.
Tbc Hut Sapper.
As announced in our last is*ue, a not Supper
under the auspices of tho Ladies of the Metho
dist Congregation, will bo given 1n Tho Odd Fel
lows and Masonic Hall, on Thursday evening
next. Doors open at Six o'clock" . Price of ad
?ion, (which mojua prico of aupper) One Dollar
_all round-"young man and maidens, old men
and obildren." The Ladies desire us to say to
all who intend honoring thom with their compa
ny and patronage on Thursday evening, that they
would do -well lo bring along with them knives,
forks, spoons. In these worn-out and poverty
stricken days, tho Ladies find it somewhat diffi
cult to get an, abundant supply of these most in
dispensable iinplctooats. In past times there
have boen many Jlot Suppers in Edgeficld-al
ways fine, alway? pleasant-but tho pouding one,
ire guess, will ba the finoat and pleasantest over
given. Wo guess so becauso wc know that the
Ladies (to use Mrs. Joe Gargory'a now world
famous phrase) arc considerably " on the ram
page" in connection with the preparations.
New Sunday School Paper.
" Rinda Words for the Sunday School Chil
dren," published in Greenville, So. Co., by the
Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist
poa Remittances to be addressed to G. G. WXLLP,
Mailing Agent, Grceuville, So. Cu. A very capi
tal little paper for little folks. The boys and girts
to whom we aro introduced in its stories, arc ot
flos h and blood ; and do actually live and more
like boys and girls, instead of Hying like angels,
or performing divino or demoniac impossibilities.
The stories are not only of excel lout moral, but
are well calculated to interost as wei? aa instruct.
We cordially recommend it. Of course all good
Sunday School Teachers will examina and deoide
Bath Paper Mills.
Ono of the great and grand institutiona of Sdge
fleld District is undoubtedly tho Bath Paper Mills
-aa inftitutton in which every public-Bpiritod
man should feel a deop interest-on institution
whose onterprisc and usefulness are better known
elsewhere, perhaps, than in its own District. These
Malls, if we greatly mistake not, now provide
most of the paper used by printers and publishers
throughout South Carolina and Georgia. It is of
the best quality, and finds universal favor wher
ever used. Tho smooth, white and strong mate
rial upon which the Advertiter is now printed, is
a sample of what is brougr forth by .tho skill and
enterprise now at work in tho Bath Paper 3iiIJ?
Tho President of this Establishment is Wjr.
CKAJG, Esq., agontleman whoso good qiialitioa
energy, courtesy, reliability-nevor fail to' meet
the thousand and one demands made upon them.
Truly, Edgefleld oujrbt to be proud of so storling
and widely known a Manufactory as the Bath
A South Carolinian's Advice.
Hon. W. W. Bovca, of South Carolins, la ad
dressing a farowoll letter to his constituents, nayt :
"Looking to thc great future, I should say the
.first thing for the South is white immigration'; the
second thing is white immigration; tho ilhird
thing is white immigration. You should dj every
thing io your power to invite a white population,
bath by your legislation and faro'rable public wu
timents. Rocaivo immigrants from Europe- and
the United States with, open arms. The danger
in the futuro ia in a collision rf races ; yoor safety
is in the closest sympathy with your owe rac? in
tho United States. You need the friendship of the
American people ; take every ?tap to obtain iL"
?-? ?. ??
Whatever may be said in certain quarters,
writ?? a Washington correspondent, roly upon it,
it ia tho settled purpose of the President to culti
vate friendly rebukes with all thopowora ot the
earth, and particularly between our own rooently
conflicting sections. If Louis Napoleon csn af
ford the waite and expenditure of fifty or sixty
millions of dollars a yoor to maintain a French
army in Mexico, ho can bo left to try the experi
ment at his own will and pleasure. Sufficient for
us to know that wo havo too much work on oar
own hands, of immcdiato and transcendant im
portance, to tura knight-crranta for the amuse
ment of strangers.
Sherman's Order Rel at in g to Aban
doned Landa. ~
DjqU?rios havir^ been mado by many of our
readers as to tbj language ?sed by General Sher
man in his order concerning tho grunting of brads
to freedmen, wo havo.dcemcd it well to rtpublisb
tbe tallowing .section of the order, which has bscn
landed to us by a friend :
" JAKVART IC, 1865.
**Tho islands from Charleston Svutb, tho aban,
loned rice fields along the river for thirty miles
>ack from tho sea, and thc country bordering on
ho St. John's River, Florida, ?re reserved and
ct apart for the acttlemontof-the negroes mado
'ree by tho oct? of war and the proclamation of
ho President of tha United States."
Private advices from Vera Crua sav the
french oxprass a desire fur war with tho Uni ted
States. They say tho Bagdad affair was tho work
f Federal soldiers.
1ST Hons. ALEXAHDBB Srer-Bsva and Hta
citEL V. Joiuisotf havo been electeda U. S. Sens
an ia Georgia..
SST Sec-atary Seward and family h we rtturn
i to Washington after' ? voyage S*ntbw\rd,
round and among the West India Island*; .whir- di
rar they touched, they Wcro" treated, hy the Gov-j B:
rn'ment Acthoritica, viii rory d7?Ungtwujed coa- j t?
Thanks to on All-wise Providence !
I Tbe oll-?ise Providence which has?inspired tho
H Town Conncil to undertake the regenerate
if thc streets and sir'ownlks! Theale gentlomo!
tove modes good bcgi?iiing, A.wis?todenergeti
?ginning, ii beginning forvwbich '?verj denire?
?f. this rugg?d bid burg jsVprofoundly : thankful^
The ?nows and tuns ?nd storms and.^dr?xilin
rains of the'raany pnta.npd gbasttyyears just
post, havoced unholy havoc with' our-rood'sy-:
streets, sideValk* and| bridges. DirvSnd dust?]
and mud and filth, ???d rottenness and decay, and
gullies and ruts, anoTOnts and ravine?, htve ea
foldtd our incorporation ns with a shroud, and
covered it-Him ~ pall. Dut-a tt.uni.dnal.millcnni.
um is fo*t hurrying on,. If tb?je.w Town Coun
cil will only not faint bj the w*tfii^ S>ray,<pew
Tuwn Council, don't faint, don't Tait,' don't rall !
"Rest not fr^m. y0ur1hb?frun?rar=^^
liquid nayt i nt?.' are filled np and tibliterated,'?n
til all tb? bogs of mushy mud.uro changed into
inn and consistent * earth, until all the rough
pisces aro made smooth, nnd nil thc-dirty places
inido clean. Tho prospect h good. Tho Inten
dant and V? arden* are all overseeing the rcgen
erstion in jwrs.n- W> hail thc .Municipal MilT
lenaiumi ... \y:?? .r ow ?il
On the Itight Sidc cJ*th?xi>io orSattlc.
AV? moan the tattlo of lifo. And the .niso tr.d
happy roan-who bas arrayed himself on the tight
fide is the Editer of thc.Andersen :J?tell?gtncer.
Iii other wc.rd?i he hi? gooc> and gut married.
Wc send him our most TrJi il congratulation*.
Wills for hii y-'ung bride, whom wo well r?in*nS
b?,a vtryfew yiar* back, as a little maiden with
earnest cyci?.?ndblue libboas in her bonny brown
hair, we utter ?v? bestcnd.brigl4ttstwi.Jhci of our
.soul. A??y both rise over triumphantly, above the
clouds of unhappiness and adversity. .. .
Mxcn;r.n, at therosidenep ol tho brhWi father,
on Tuesday evening, January 30tb, 18?d, by tho
Rev. J. Scott Murray, Mr. "JAMES A. HOYT,
Editor of the Anderson. Inttll?gtnccr, nnd Miss
REBECCA "C, daughter of ELIJAH WB?B, Esq.,
"all of this viii s ge. -
' . ?-'J-*> - *>
The Public Debt of this United Statea^
The Provident of the TJ?itod States,-in bia nw
Menage to Conares?, gives us some interesting
information about the financial affairs o? his
country, in which these State?, or Proviueo?, or
whatever they may bo called, have ?orno intorcst.
Ho tells us that tho circulating mot?ir.m of tho
United States previous to 1860 auonntad tooboLj;
Two HundTed Millions; and that' nor jt-cxeeods
S?ven Hundred Millions. This is an interesting
fail, high y gratifying to all who are praying for
the prosperity of the United States. Tbcro is'a'
deal of cmious matter iuvolved in this precious
i?ttie piece of.information. A circulating medi
um of Seven Huudrod Million?! Pleasant to
contemplate ! E?>i>eciaJly to tLosc wUose fortunes
aTO invested in Grcflibacks; which wo are thank
ful to know is not tho condition of the peeple of
the Souther? States.
"What is this Seven Hundred Milljons of circu
lating medium working cut for eur frionds ot tho
North-and for ourselves? The first effect of
baviug a poper currency near four times greater
tbau tho businoss of the country demands, is to.
ia Sato tho prioo of all goods lo four times their
reabvaluo. This effect we seo already in every
article of consumption-everything that tho poor
man has to buy. The next consequence of this
inflation ir to introduce into the country two
kinds of currency, specie and paper. The his
tory of comoorcs and banking in all countries
proves that where two distinct kinds vf currency
exist in a oountry, thc better quality will finally
drive out tho inferjor. TljHJ where- a paper
currency has been put in circulation without a
substantial, or at least ostemible, gold basis, pub
lic confidence at once fails to sustain snch bills,
and thoy soon cease to have any circulation or
oxohange ublo value. Witness tho Continental
bills of 1770, thj Assignats of Franco of 1703,
and the Treasury bills of tho Confederacy oi
lSCl^jjjiil-ll Banka in all times and places that
notes in specie if a ran wero mado upen them.
But then the public must not know this, or it be
comos fatal to tbeir credit. Now does tho public
?noir th-.t the Government of the United States
is able to redeem its notes-a national debt of
Two TUOUSAHD SKVKH HeirnnED ax? FORTT
MILLION DOLLA ns ? We ask for information.
Important From Washington.
WASHINGTON, January 28, 1866.
The following is the substance of a con
versation which took place to-day between
the President and a distinguished Senator :
The President said that he doubted the
propriety, at this time, of making any fur
ther amendments to the Constitution, One
great amendment had already beea made, by
which slavery had forever been abolished
within the limits of the United States, and
a national guaranty thus .given that that in
stitution should never a^ain exist in the land.
Propositions to amend the Constitution
were becoming as numerous as preambles
and resolutions at town meetings called to
consider the most ordinary questions connec
ted with the administration of local affairs.
All this, in his opinion, had a tendency to
diminish the dignity and prestige attached
to the Constitution of the country, and to
lessen the respect and confidence of the peo
ple in their greut charter of freedom.
If, however, amendments, ore to be made
to the Constitution, changing the basia .of
representation and taxation (and he did not
deem them at all necessary s.t the present
time), he knew of none better than asimplo
proposition, embraced in a few lines, making
in each State thenumber-of qualified voters
the basia of representation, and the value of
property the basis of direct taxation. Such
a proposition could be embraced;in the fol
Representatives shall be apportioned among
the several States which may lae included in
this Union, according to the number of qual
ified voters in each State.
Direct taxes shall be apportioned among
the several States which may be included
within the Union, according to the value of
all taxable property in each State.
An amendment of this kind would, in his
opinion, place tho basis of representation
and direct taxation upon correct principles.
The qualified voters were, for the most part,
mon who were subject to draft and enlist
mont when it was necessary to rep^l invasion,
suppress rebellion, and quell domestic vio
lence and insurrection.
They risk their lives, shed lhair blood, and
peril their all to uphold the Government, ?nd
give protection, security and value to proper
ty. It seemed but just that property should
ctaupensate for tbe benefits timi: onferred by
defraying the expenses incident to its pro
tection and enjrtymeut.
Such an amendment the President sW
suggested would remove from Congres* all
issues in reference to tbe political equality
af the races. It would leave ihe State to
leterrcine absolutely the qualifications of
Lheir own voters with regard to color, and
:hua the number of Representatives to which'
:hcy would be entitled in Congress would"
lepe?d upon tlie number upon which they
jonferred Ihn right of suffrage.
The Pr?sidant, ia this connection, express
:d the opiniou that the agitation of tbe ne
;ro franchise question in the District of IDo
umbia nt tLis time was the mero "entering
redge ia. the agitation of the question
hrougbont the States, and wits ill-timed,
incalied for and calculated to do great harm.
He believed ?bat it would engender enmi
y, contention and strife "between* the two
aces, aud lead to a warbetween them, which
rottld result in great injury to-hotb, ?nd the
ortain extermination of the negro population.
Precedence, be thought, should ? be given.
5 moro important and urgent matter?, logis
itio? apon which was essential fdr the re
lation of the Union) tho'peace of tho couii
ry and the prosperity of tbe people.
63*" Tho Military Commission appointed to
ivestigato tho charges against F. <}. -Sto-war?, of
?nigla/?nd Elisha W. Byram, Crawford-Keys
jd Robt. Keys", cifiiens of Anderson District,
id'to try' them for ftO murder of-tSlrt?e' U;'S. soi
en, tiri ' thc" nijjL'f of'fho-StK-'of October-1? al* jr??
rowuVF?rfy," Wttfftehee? re'^h^Ioftoh on "tho. i .DI
'th day cranbury. Mr. StefrW; ?as the, first"?lt
nigua, sad tutfwiii **f?
For tho Advertiser,
the Stay Law--^.^W*'<o??ititutiouality I 1
?/.Tho L?gislature ifc?SftJ'-p?ised it? Act entitled ! i
? An,Act to eitend'Tciiuf to debtors, and to pre
fjnlgtrre ?acrlfic^^rpWcrty^ at/public aale."
rhid'.Act hits bcc?^?ttendj6dHy>iriibieqaent Leg
inade of force until tho
? of tho mst Session of the existing
Aste^?&V This Act ia.coturaonly known
ng thc?at'e; war/- the attention of the peo
ple being di-ccteft to more engrossing topics, the
validity and policy^ac^??a...6jot?'to were seldom
inquired into. Of late, however, public attention
baa boan turned, to iUjibject a ul operation, und
both.sctyn.to bo ,at^ variance with Constitutional
fcbfjgatfon odd . eb?nd'St?ta policy. , ?'
? lita hnqaestionably a correct principle in thc
?ri^rg?ntr<lr>gOltutca thaHheir operation, ahuubj
ha prospective j and no Statute can have a retro
spective operation^ unie*-? it. be remedial; and
tbon it must not impair contract?, or distarb
vested rights. This ."doctrine is well recogoiied
in ibis State, in Finley vs. E?ntor, 2 Strob. Eq.
Ttt?p., 215. Other cases might be cttod and Eb
me'ntal woiks quoted on this point, but the de
cisi?n from our o^in Reports is deemed sufficient'
for tho purpose ot this communication. Remedial
Statutes aro in general inipndod to remedy som?
defects in ibo common law ; and aro tuencontra
distirigataked from decfaratory Statuier, which
doclaro whft fho-commdn law is ; or rainedy some
dorectsyoT lr?'T?ships tn tho penal codo, and aro
then 'mentioned, in contradistinction to Penni
Statutcf.-^Biac. Cern. Vol.' p. 50. By rec. 10,
Art! J, Const. TJ..S. A., it ia ordain:d, among
other thing,*, that "no State shnll pess any Bill
of attainder, expott fneto law, cr law impairing
tho obligation of contrae ti, Ac."
From thc proceeding statement* and authorUic,
thp following propositions ara established : First,
That the operation of every Statute must bo pro
spective, unless lt. be remedial. Sec?n Hy, That
remedial Statutea'can^ only havo ?x retrospective
effect, whoa they do not impair tho obligation of j
contracts, or disturb vested rights. Thirdly, That
remedial Statut A are understocd as only remedy
ing -some.dtfects in tho common low, or mitiga
ting, ibo: rigor of the Penal Code. Fourthly,
T>*t no State can pa? a law" impairing tho obli
gation of contracts.
Thc question we propose to examino briefly in
this communication, is the Constitutionality of
tho Stay Law, and Us effect upon thc'contracts of
j A contract may ho defined to bo an agreement
betTT'cen-parties by which one of them undertakes
to do, or not'to do, a partioular thing. Tho law,
says Cbtof Justice Marshall, " binds him to per
form bia undertaking and this is, of course,, tho
obligation of "his-contract." In th? case of Stur
ges va. Crowningshield, in which the question of
tho Constitutionality of a Stato law, in its effect
upon the obligation of contracts, was eonaidered;
the same learned Judge used the following lan
guage, P lp thc case bar, tb? Defendant has
given hig.promis?ory noto to pay thc Plaintiff a
sum of money, ou or before a cer?afo day. The
contract Und? him to pay that sum on [that day :
and this it itt obligation." Any law which re
leases a part of this obligation must, in tho liter
al senso'of tho word, impair it.-4 WhesfPRep.
1U7.. Tho contract in tba above case, was an
agreompnt to pay money at a certain day, in tho
form of a promissory nojto.. Two obligations
arose from that contracts,-ono to pay money,
and (be other to poy it at a certain time. Any
interferonco on tho port of tho Legislature, with
either of the obligations arising from the express
agreeqyat of the parties, by which tho rights of
the obliged party is in any way affected, is an im
pairing of the obligation of tho contract within
tho meaning of tho decision of Sturgcs vs. Crown
ingshield, and the inhibition of the Constitution
of the United Statos, and ls unquestionably ille
gal, and it was so determined.
But there is anothor decision of tho Courts on
ruled " that any deviation from the terms of a
contract, by postponing or accelerating the poriod
of performance which if prescribes Ac., impairs
its obligation,"-8 Wheal TJ. S. Rep., 84.
But independent of judicial decisions, it re
quires very litllo legal acumen to discover what
tho moaning of tho Constitution of the United
Stales is in this regard. It is merely the incor
poration in the Cbartor of thc Genoral Govern
ment, of a well recognixad rule of naiver**! jus
tice. Any interferonco by Government, or any
of its departments, in tho private coucerns of in
dividuals, is an ignorant and unwarrantable as
sumption of superior wisdom wbioh philosophi
cal statesmanship has always condemned. The
Stay Law undertake? to release a party from per
forming his contracts at the time bo has under
taken to do so; and defers the obligation to such
period as tho Legislature shall determine In
other words, it puts tho obliging party out-of tho
tarma of his obligation, and substantially says
that he shall perform his contract, not whoa he
has agreed to do so, but when the Legislature
shall direct. In other words, it substitutes the
will of the Legislature for thc con tract "of the
parties. Ts there a rational being who will as
sume to question tho, impairing of contracts by
such a law as this? In the case quoted from the
U. S. Rep., 4 Wheo,., Rep. 197, Murab*li, Ch. J.,
uses the following language in regard to the words
"imparing the obligation, of contracts It :
would seem difficult to substituto words which aro
more intelligible, orles* liable to misconstruction,
than those which aro to be explained."
... Thc law says that a party promising, cannot
ahseko -hlmaolf- fruu^lho .obligation of his con
tract ; and ?aw and common sense both'declare
.0>at ho cannot delegate to.b'is representatives thc
po wer which ho does ] nofc jmsseis himself. Th ;
Legislature however undertakes to determino thc
obligations of citizen's, contrary to their express
agreement, and to regulato and postpone tho per
formance of . them. From' whence, and'from
whom, is such power derived ?
In conclusion, thorefore, we do not think that
there can bo any doubt of the illegality of the
Slay. Law. There are soma persons perhaps who
may. suppose that, although -illogal, it may be
expedlout, a?, If anything can bo expedient that
is unlawful. For tho benefit of such partier, wo
will, with your permission, Mr. Estros, occupy
your columns with another7article showing the
impolicy and dangerous tendency c." all such
tS?" We understand (says the Marion Cretcent)
that the railroad bridge over thc Great Foo Dae
is nearly oJmpleted, and that trains will probably
pass over it the last of thia week.
Thore ia a-gencral dosiro to know who is
:ho President of the United States. Is < t Andrew
Johnson, of Tenn? moe, op Thad. Stevens, of |
Pennsylvania ? To whoso Cabinet docs Secretary
stanton belong ? Td that of Proaident Johnson
>r to th'at of Provident Stevens ? Boes Congress
ionsidor Johnson or Stevon's tho President? That
s tko question.
Wc Jearn-froai the Montgomery Adyerti
er that M?jor General Thomas has approved a
equhition made by Govornor ii.. M. Patton, on
be War D?purtment in Washington City, for
rms and ammunition for ono hundred and four
tun panics of militia, (two for each coon ty in the
lute,) and whon' these arc received and the Stato
roopo thoroughly organised, the F?deral foroOs
rill.bo withdrawn from the State.
ffSS* The town of: Newberry contains a popula
ion of 1,736-770 whites and 966 oolorcd.
There ian general movement throughout j
ie Sooth to. collect a fand f?t the widow off
tone wall Jackson.
Tho Richmond hotels.aro reducing their
utos to three dollars a doy.
??ST Corn is so plentiful in some place? St th? |
est that it ls being ur ed,for fuel.
?3" A poor blacksmith in. pujo recently Ln
feted a few dollar* in 4wr> acres of ? oil laud, out j
'?"which i il a ftw mcirtbs bo jnedo 5140,000. \ ?
JE^.^moA jf th o patents 'u sued .. Iasvi<ek i was $
ajr, Cfmsitlio's. si abraidsd fmao made of split.
A concert wa? given at the Richmond
rheatro. last weak, for the bone?t of Mrs. Stone
rail Jackson. vSgak
$?r Xhe whereabputi of Sonator Wigfall seem?
0 bo a mystery. '
ESjaT Judge 0. A.^ochranc,-of Macon, ffebrgls,'|.i
1 native Irishman, ?a's writtenalong letter in op-.
pcsitio'n to tho Feniiin mov?uiant, in which bo j
urges Jiis countrymen of the Sooth to have-noth^ 1
ing tq do-with it. .
?Si* The' Louisville Cbort'?riays : " Wi bave^.
spent $3,000,000,000 to fighTtne South into Union, -,
and now Congress is doing all it can to fight
?3- Tho holy sacrament of baptism wai con
ferrod?lpo? 'Maj >r General 'B. F. Cheetham by
Bishop1 tjuintayd at Christ Church, Nashville, on
Tm^?i*&.-r. .. - - ? ,. s m
??t~ Gen. Joe Johnston employa about 500 of
his Uto Confed?ralo soldiers in tho repair of the
Orango and Alexandria. Railroad- As th ry be
came familiar with the pick and spade in the
rebel entrenchments, they work with knowledge,
and aro glad to obtain a living in thia way.-.
jfgT General Grant ordered the mustering out
of tho troops in" Virginia lately. Thc Secretary
of War countermanded the order, vi hereupon the
Prc.'jdent countermanded him, and ordcr-d the
troops out. Cut the troops went.
?Sr Resolutions have bean intro Jncod in the
Virginia Legislature arrerting tha^that State
"never will voluntarily coasant to change the
adjustment of political power aa ilxcd hy the
Constitution of tho United.S tates "
$gg- It ii stated that letters from Influential
conservatives in the. Now England State? are
pouring into Washington, urging their Senators
and Representatives to avoid a rupture with the
Executive, and to abide, as far as possible, by the
policy bc has seen fit to mark out for the reste r*.
tion of the Union.
?Sf" The Nashville and Chattanooga rall road
has begun a suit against its late. President, for
ene million dollars damages; for permitting the
late Confederate Government to nae the road and
its machinery during the war.
??- Washington letters say, that in well-in
formed political circles it is understood that the
President intends to make it a sine qua non that
tho Southern members who have been properly
elected shall bo admitted to their seats, and ithat
?is speedily as possiolo. The Tennessee represen
tatives will undoubtedly take their seats, os the
argument used is that Tennessee must be repre
sented in , Congross, or Andrew Jubnson ia not
President of tho United States.
. ry It is well undorstood that the comparative
povorty of Maximilian waa the principal moving
causo of his acceptance of the Mexican crowe.
. This difficulty has now been removed; for his
wife, as the daughter of the late King Leopold,
of Belgium, comes at onco into the possession of
not less than a million sterling, (say $6,000,000,)
tho King's entire privato fortune being divided
equally between his three children.
jy No less than five hundred and eighty po
litical prisoners are now at the Dry Tortuga?.
This is a place which requires cleaning out.
83?" Tho Columbian Marine Insurance Com
pany, New York, have ahnounocd the winding up
of their businesi. The liabilities of the Compa
ny amount to 96,000,000. They state that $1.
000,000 was lost by tho Shenandoah. The Direc
tors report sufficient assets to meet th? liabilities,
ry A Chicago clergyman misted his stock
ings on Christmas morning, and after a long
search found one,on each horn of a new milch
cow whioh had been presented to him by his
parishioners, and ornamented in thia way to indi
cate that it was a Christmas gift
"aTCho rcsidonce of tbo bride's mother, by the
Rev. J. P. Mealing, Mr. JOHN BATES, of Barn
well, and Mist SARAH LANHAM, of this Dis
Mj.nniHD, on the evening of the 25th January,
at tho residence of Capt. W. F. Prescott, by the
Rev. J. P. Mealing, Mr. LEWIS PRESCOTT
and Miss CORNELIA ELAM, all of this District.
PATILLA R. BLALOCK died at his residence
in this District, on tho 1st of January last, in the
38th year of his age, leaving a disconsolate widow
and two small children.to mourn the loss of a
kind husband and devoted father.
Tho old year had just died out, with its sad
memories-and tba new, with ila hopes und aspi
rations had commenced, when death entered this
family circle and.boro away a loved friend and
The testimony of all who know him is', that no
ian in the District waa more esteemed a? un up
right, honest, useful and consciontiout oitixen.
Tho widowed wife writes to us,-" I spent nearly
six years with him aa happily aa was possible on
ibis earth. I never knew a call of charity to
pass unhueded. Ho was a most devoted and affec
tionate Husband, Father and Friend."
Tho loss of so good a citixen and friend is not
ca-ily replaced . society.
We-sympathie with tho bereaved family and
relatives, and tonder our condolence, pointing
them to tho Source of all Comfort for strength
and consolation. W. J. R,
DIED, in this District, of Phtisis Pnimonaiia,
on Wednesday, tho 24th January, Dr. GEORGE
MAYSON. ETHEREDGE, in tho 28th year of
Truly it may bu said that Itv tho miiLit of life
wo di?-aa tho subject of this notice had not yet
lived half tho day? allotted to man, when that
foil-destroyer, Conaumption, the scourge of the
human raes, had marked him for its own.
. .Mild and-unassuming in his deportment, his
course through lifo was characterised by industry,
energy and perseverance^ tempered with a quiet
and peaceful disposition. He" was1 thc dutiful and
.obedient son ; kind, affectionate and.indulgent ?s
ia husband and parent; and as a friend, generous,
confiding and true.
"..He was for many years a member of tho Bap
Ust Cburch at Rod Bank, regularly and quiet'y
filling his seat, clearly o vid o coir, g during bis pro
tracted illness, that his dependence was not in
man alone; os In his own words to'his companion
during his sufferings ho Stated that he felt the
warning and reviving influence of God's holy
spirit, and hoped not to loso sight of tko samo
through .ife; and a short time previous to his
death expressed a willingneea to die..
A disconsolate widow with two small ohildron
mourn his loss as irreparable to thom, while nu
merous friends, and especially the aged relatives,
feel the bereavement most sensibly.
They sorrow not, however, as th oso without
hope, but feel tha comfortable. asauranoe of Ms
acceptance at tho right hand of God, when stn
and sorrow can nover entdr, but joy and happi
ness and peace reign forever. "ea a
DEPARTED this life, at bia father's residen cs in
ibis Vi ?Iago, on the 19th- Jan. 1806, ofdJisooio
of tho Heart, JOSEPH OKAY, in thc 10th year
of his ago.
Death is at all times a sad and melancholy
theme, but when ono so yoong, so dobl?, and
promising, and in the -rory bloom and vigor of
life, is snatched away, it rendors it doubly so.
.The subject of this notice WAS only to be known
to be loved'fdr his many agreeable traits, both of
hoad ami heart. He waa. an obedient and dutiful
son ; an-affectionate and. loving brother, and a
firm and faithful friend. In all tho relations of
life ho'perfornacd whatever was assigned "faith
fully. He was truly an oxample of honesty said
' In the late war between tho North and South,
lo took an active part, having volunteered when
JO wa?.only fourteen years oid; and waa always .
Vi und nt his post, over ready when duty called,
is his surviving comrades caa testify. And at
he bard contestod field of Gamea' Mills, in tho
even di?^s fight around Richmond; he received a
sinful wound which crippled, bim for lifo; and
io doubt the fatigue and cxpqsuro of camp has
eoedhii burly death.
Qua young friend baa left an aged father and 1
aether, throe brothers, three sisters, and a large
irclc of r chai ves and friends to mourn their loss ;'
'Ut they mourn notas thoso who have no hope,
or though he had novcr made ?ny pa bl ic ptofes
ion of roligioD, yot they ontertain the hope that
e experienced a change of heart which proparod
jar. to meet death ; and that his spirit is now
oue.Jo tho God who gave it
Wo deeply sympalhteq with tho bereaved faml
? in this tha'r irreparable loss. r?Tay they iiib
ilt to this aid ie ti ve dispensation ot'' Goa, tad,
dying u>?fi His preeMi? promises, try to li**.,,
right se that they mar uX4i>i^par*d^j^. meetT;
mirtdq8t.cna.e. in tho mansipnfl.cf .tho Blcssod. ."Tr
fe jjiy.Mko? of.thj "9^ia4^ii9 J?ffi jtfcii*.li ra?u??;
AOiSt?Qq? jyi? 1 ia? t loqk at thy imago io dear/ "Ti %
>jsaw the;itu^ ;_*M
Abi>turned ftirsy sadly tojlb many m^mtp-Tft
To the Publip.
(AM NOW prepared to furaish kflfe?RIOlEc
LIQUORS at the LOWBSMl^RKET
?RICE,. as I hare thom shipped IftoBfh, ?roin
?he of the largest Wholesale HoaseHli PaUadsl.?
>hia. &? _
I a??o hare jost received a large and select
Stoefc of Groceries,
Which l ani offering at." J?*? and let3ivo"/prices.
? My old.friencTs, ?nd the public generally, are
invited to an exau?i?jition of my Goods sad Pri
ses before purchaaj?g'elsc.where.
i : S. JE. BOWERS.
Hamburg, Feb 5 tf 8
TTOW IN STORE;
ff/\ BARRELS Extra Canal FLOUR ;
DI/ 20 Boxes Soda and Butter CRACKERS ;
4.U Bores (whole, ?alf.and quarter} RAISINS;
Soft Shell ALMONDS and assortsdNUTS;
PICKLES, SALMON. OYSTERS;
MACKEREL in whole, j, i and ? Barrels;
CANDLES and STARCH ; r
TohVt and Turpentine SOAPS ; '* v '
SODA. PEPPER, 8PIOE, GINGER ; . ?
BUCKETS, BROOMS, TUBS.Ac.
* 'J S. E. BOWERS.
' Hamburg, Peb 5 v ' ' ' ' tf-? 0
To Farmers and Planters
AM in tho market /or ihe purchase, of COT
TON and PRODUCE."
- S. E. BOWERS.
Hamburg, Pcb 6 tf 6
AND FOB -SALE AT
;?LOW FIGXJRES !
JUST received from Charleston, ou Consign
ment, a fine Stock of GROCERIES, which
1 will soil at LOW FIGURES, ia order to ciose
out the Stoek without delay. The assortment
embraces in part
TEA and CHOCOLATE;
Self Rising FLOUR; ~
CHEESE and MAOCARONI; "
RAISINS. PRUNES, CITRON;
CANDLES and SALT'; .
SEQ ARS and TOBACCO ;
.STARCH and SOAP;
SHOT and TAX-assorted;
MATCHES. BLACKING. Sweet OIL ; ?.
HATCHETS,.PAD LOCKS, Curry COMBS;
BROOMS, BUCKETS, ic, Ac.
jt?r-Call and get*Bargains.
S. H. HANGET?
Eeb? tf. C
More New Goods !
THE Subscriber has just received i few BEAU
TIFUL SPRING CALICOES, and other
I Also, on hand a few fine CLO Tn CLOAKS and
SHAWLS, w%ich are offered very low.
In Store a good Tariety of AXES, SPA51S,
SHOVELS^and FORKS, HOES, Gardon ROES
and RAKES, Colton PLOW LINES, Stock and
Pad LOCKS, and many other useful articles.
Also, a fiat lot SOLE, HARNESS and UPPER
LEATHER, and SHEEP SKINS, all of which
will be sold at the lowest market price. .
B. C. BRYAN, Agent.
Feb 5 _tf__i_?_
NEW GOODS !
1HAVE just returned from Charleston bringing
many NEW and USEFUL GOODS, embracing
FANCY GOODS AND NOTIONS,
CROCKERY. GLASSWARE, CUTLERY
IRISH POTATOES, GARDEN SEED,
Ac., Ac., Ac,
All of which I am selling
R. B. WATSON.
nm also prepared to REPAIR CAR
RI AGES,- BUGGIES, WAGONS. Ac, with dis
patch, and do nil ordinary BLACKSMITH work
Ridgo, Feb 5 2m 6
BASK OF Hill?, \ %
CONVENTION of thc Stockholders of thu
Bank, is called to meet at their RANKING
JSE in this place on WEDNESDAY, the
Attendance, either in"person or by proxy, ii
ear sstly requested, as malters of great impor
tance will be presented for consideration.-- -
J. W. STOKES.
Hamburg, S. C., Feb'* '_ Z.S
Cheatham & Sen,
DUNTONSVILLE, & C.,
HAYE just reooived another' STOCK OF
GOODS, which, tojrether with our former
Stock, gives us almost EVERYTHING usually
kept in a well furnished Country Store.
Oar Stock bas boan bought entirely for Cv.b
by oar Senior Partner, wbo hos bad thirty years
experience in the mercantile business, and we
Intend to sell ENTIRELY FOR CASH, and at
Augusta Retail Prices.
'We/hav?' ooriVritT TWENTY DOZEN- best
Steel Bindo WEEDING HOES, tfhith -frere
bought during the"war, and which v.e>.offer t<>
farmers cheap for cash.
jjCeT-A liberal share of public patronage suiioi
. '->--. i . . .. .. ? ; -
' tiplease-cali and examino oar stock,.
. CHEATHAAl & SON^
Jan 30_tf' .-.j Z^g
NOTICE. * \
THE Act bf the General Assembly of th is State,
makes ii Che dat* of the Ordinary to seo that
' titi Estate? are administered on, and to grant let.
tors of administration on ?ll derelict Eitatet, not
exceeding Five thouea?d dallare in value, to the
Commissioner in Equity, tb ease no ena else ;
I have been informed that thero ure a'LARQE
NUMBER of Estator in the District upon, ?bich |
no administration has been had, and which the
next of .kin of the deceased intestates have taken
?poeictiion of, and appropriated ta their oten me
Sueh a course.is illegal,'ancT the partios pursuing
it moke themselves Wo Wi. 1 Justice lo all persons-1
re rpi ir cs thnt ad min 1st r'iit ?OD should be had, and
uoloss tho partios in interest nuke application
therefor the ssme will be grauted as directed by
the Act above referred to. - . r
Tho Act of the Congress of the United States
requires that the papers on all Eetattt adminis
tered ou since the 30th day of- Jane, If A4, should
be itanped, or else bc void and of no effect. All
Administrators, nnd Executors and Guardians of |
suoh estates aro tbercforo notified to como forward
at once and attend to tho requisitions of tho Law
in this respect. W. F. DURISOE.
Ordinary's Office, Feb. 5, 1SG6. 3t 0
THOSE who expect our services for the present
year'will please observe the following rates :
Fifty cents a milo, and a dollar for tho visit.'
Medioine when furnished will be charged at
We will not bo expected to practice at night
anless in extreme coses, and thon double the above
rites will be charged.
Simple Obstetrical cases, Ten Dollars, without
mileage. Difficult*caves, charged higher.
Consultation foo, Ten Dellars and mileage.
All io be paid in Gold or its equivalent. Pro
rision, Corn and Bacon taken ut market price.
Freedmen who rcquiro.eur services will have
ioma white person to stand for them.
Those indebted for last year, and several years
>rovkus, will come forward and settle nt an early
lay. * THOS. H. PATTISON,
n. Cl GARRETT. .
Fobfi 3t? fi
ANTED a LADY calculated to teireu the
English Branches andMuiic,. to take charge
? small School. -Goad reference rcouircd.
c."- :'. ?j MANCHESTER PADGETT,
' \? : - H r- .?1 *4<U? P. 0.,B. 0,7 J
Feb.5 ... v ?t . ? ' fi
" AUGUSTA, GA.,
j jBj ^PUFF, PIPES,
L????Olf ' OF AU KIISS,
^^BOOTS AND 8H0E8,
II 4BOWABE, C?TTUEBY, ?fcc
And will ?oil Kt th? BO WEST PRICES at Retail
TlrryrjHff BOHIER, for?S?4^*uof Kltt?r^
may at all time? be fouod in my
be pleased to seo Ut
e? i m W?i
ND COMMlSSTONEB'cfT?' IPWOYE PTJB
LIC SECURITIES, aTP fcoreby notified thai .
tb? Act of December, 18*5, * To raise rappliea,"
ic, (Soc. 8,) reqoiafj .HTu ftManrdlo eaese
tho official bonds oMbeWeVerTa^^Sraeetcea of
this State to be examinaAfcy tb? ComnJMyoP+ts _
appointed in their f?'sp?trro^Rr^isW(rt?4o<p^^
prove public securities, and if. ihe said bondt are
found tn be' sufficient and natisfactory/they shall
re -affirm their original approval th^sW; bo* if -
found iotufficient ?nd unsatisfactory, t??a^ajkfjlfg
require the tame to bo re-?x?cut??ia?d ;KM?4, ^
with good and sufficient sureties." The POST
OFFICE and ADDRESS -af ?ach Tai Collector/
and of each Chairs:an of tie 'Boara of Commis- ,s
stonori, mBsTbe Thr?lthei to aft 'without delay,
so that information as to the penalty of ccchbond "
and ?be- nam :s of the sn re ties thereto may he
forwarded. If ConomrationtTa. should t djudga
any bond tobo ininfficient and .unsalu ."nc tory,
they will immediately give notice tharne? te. the
Treasurer or Comp*roller General.
WM. HOOD, State Treasurer,
STATS TCEASUBY Onie I, Columbia, Jurinary.
COMPTROLLER .?J&rEBAL'SOFPipi*. 'T
TAX COLLECTORS er? hereby notified thai
their bonds mau be approirCby thc ComrjwaiaO
era to approve publie securities, in accordance
with the foregoing notice of the Trearoter, ey
?he Fient nf April next, utlieTwisa tbey ? ?Ll not be
authorised to proceed lo collect payments of tax?e
after mating their astesatnehts. . .
/T>1 If JAttBS A BtAt'K, vj"f
XStT All papers In the Sta?? ?i: o one weeli y*
insertion for two consecutive weeks. ? . * -
Feb V j 1 ? i " 1
riLL BE SOLD at "Balmoral Plantation,"
. . lately the residence of Prof. F. & Ilolmes,
oh SATUR DAY, the 10th jnaUnA,.^
v A number of CARTS ?nd WAGONS ;
Cart and Wagon HARNESS ;
PLOUGH8,' HOES, SPADES. SHOVELS-r
Two BUGGIES and one ROCKAWAY ;
SPINNING WIIEELS .nd LOOMS ;
CHAIRS, TABLES.BOOK-SHELVES; "
One large Iron POT, OB? Copper POT ;
Foar or five Garden ENGINES and Rubber
HOSE; . cr 'S V; # ??. . ? ta
Four Bars new Tire IRONf- > * ^ . -
A large lot of OLD IKON.;>. . .
And a Urge lot or MIXED and MISCELLA
NEOUS ARTICLES. . i
?&- Terms Cash. Ar tides to he removed frc nt
the premise's immediately after saie."
OSO. L. HOLMES.
FohS ' i jj_It 8
State of South Carolina,
IN EQUITY. -
F. M. Cheetham et ux, 1
v? 1^ Hill for Par.
James G. Penn and
E. Andrews, Ad'ors. ot al. J
BY virtue of an order of the Court in this ease,
I will sell ut Edgcficld C. H., on Monday,
the ?th day of March next, the REAL ESTATE
?eieribed in the pleadings, to wit: ,
. <1N^J10.IJSE AND LOT in tho town of Edge
finid, the late residence of E. Pcwt, dee'd.
ONE TRACT OF LAND containing Fifty
Acres, moro or less, within tho oorporate limits'
of tho town of Edgefield, nod adjoining lands of
Joseph Abney, Z. W. Carwilo, Estate o? E. Bland
I '"^Iso',"^ ti . LUT Oh" TWO ACRESradjoining
the Femalo College, R. T. Mima and others.
TERMS.-Sold on a credit until tb? 1st day of
January next, with interest-from d?y of sale.
Purchasers tc- give D?ud. with adequate sureties,
and a mortgage of-tb? premises to secura the
purchase money, and pay. Costs in Cash. Titlet
extra. - - *
Z-. W. CARW1LE, c*.:..h,
. ?*K5 rx 4t. *
WILL bb sold, at tl e: Store of Mr. Mange?,
on Saleflay next t. valuable lot of HOUSE
HOLD FURNITURE, among which are Chairs,
Tables. Writing Detkr, Sofa. Child's Crib, Beck
Case, Andirons, Shovel and Tongs, Fender-and
many other articles.
Terms Cash. ?.
? ' ? ? . i E. T: SPAN*.
F?b 6 . ; r it ". 0
OY virtu o of ur. Order from tb e On! iuary, ,?e
D will sell at the Int?residence of FFT.Il' E.
DODIE, dee'd., on TUESDAY, the 20th Februa
ry inst, the Personal Estate of said deceased,
coriVisting io part of '
25 or SO Bates of t'otion,
CORN, FODDER, COTTON SEED, BACON,
HORSES, MULES, CATTLE, HOGS,
I Ji4 HouathoU and Kitchen Furniture, ic
I" ?&. Terms Cash in Spccfe or itu <sq^.\\aient f*
- - - L. K, BODIE, \\ZT,
Feb 5 '. Jt? 0
c At Private Sate; j
? NESS. N!??pWon*t 3*rjV&?fg.?k
qu irtcat 0?ejre? .;r r RACgN yfc, ft&JLER.
ATEA Gray'a'W-atsh Repairing Shop, a' lot
ofjSPLENDID R^NNIN? OLOCKS, vary
low.- Warranted to'keep time. - . ii 3
Fob 6 r.r tf ; nt? ?
Lost or Mislaid,
nnllE following NOTES, which wero made pay
X able to John Howe, or bearer, pnd placed in
my bunds foreollebtion- a?cullataral?e?tfily to
.mytelf to the amount of tne buudred and lix And
10 -TOO tronarv,- 'io the bat- of my t?col?a?tinn.
The Notoaare on tho following persons, vii : One
on Anna Rid gell acd Jbhu-Ridgell foy $25,00 ; one
on John Galleon. Sr., for $12,00 ?one on W. W.
Whittle for $10,00 ; one on 'Lawson Eidson for
$7,70 ; two on Isaa? A reader, out for $9,50, th?
oth?r for $3,00 ; two on myself one for $35,00,
the other for $3,90. All of said Notes were gives
in November last, and dee ia October next. I
forearn any .person from paying or trading for
Feb 5' . r g . 3t j j_g
ALL persons having cl?ima of tte first and se
cond obx? against the Estate of W._ L.
B'lUNE, dee'd.. are requested to meet tKi"??~tb?
Ordinary'a oBco eii Tuesday,' the Uri A PEI L ??x t,
B. T. JENNlfrG^:f;:";Aror1,
Feb 6 8t - e
^OT?Ct?aj J* &
THE CommiesioDers of the Poor for EdgeSeU
District af? reuuottad. Uuiact at EdgaOcld
CHT, on Monday, the Mb March next. Ponctu
ai attendance is requested.
W. 3. MOB LEY, Chair.
A. FINAL. SEXTLSVENl on tho Estate of
Col: -t HOM AS 0. LA MAR,; dee'd-, will ba
made iu thc Ordin?r} '? Ollice on MONDAY, the
l?th'dV ot ffafeVieicT. 'Kfebiia having d?
inands ?Ul ploaae teuLihqm ?o. by that time le
Cantie^t ??ejc44 a, H? el hA >SeA
icriber at Augusta, Ga.
[ RA VB for sale a lot" of wund DICKSON
i COTTON SEED. P.ico, ?M0 per hasAel.
, _ . ^.5AteJpH>f*AMlaS.
Feb 5 T?-4*??WV! 6
DUBING my abaenco from the Ste^jPhave
teeesOtMiad -and, appointed Mr, Jayne s M.
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