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VOL. XX _ WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 2, 1870. NO 39.
?lmeo Diinaoi Bl Don? P?renlei,~VlrR.
IThe Sumter Watchman
(ESTAULISUED Itt I860.)
i i ri'f LHIID
WKUNKNDAY MOHNIN?.
AT SUMTER. 8. C.? BY
0 IL UK UT & PLOWEKS.
Terms
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I .fol IllOlltlH.
.i?v'I?Ui'|.HUW?NT.S Minoru-! ar the ru?
,oVl! IIOM.AII ANO KIKTV OB NTS per
?f .? ft,, it.? nrst. O.VB DOLLUt lor th?
.P I |N,| KI KT Y i;iiNTS for each fuliMque.ni
""'"I,, fur-int injriu.l I ?KU I h un ihre? month*
n? vu i ntuiUTBs OF KBSI?BC?
I [fi ",,,". ,i H II I cu t lo n> which ?iibnerrc privul*
?o. ?ri ' .". or ai1 ii?lvrrltKi'iiieiil>. .
' 5cUcltft WiOVX),
THS POOR PARSON'S TALE.
\Iv wink l?os i? a large, scattered
r-a'rbli flu.?el> populated with thu very
Lott ?I??'" I a,u ?hiio>t powerless tu
insist, ?iud (knowing how empty and
cruul uru words o? comfort without that
ln-tii I cuni"! give to fill tho hungry)
?niiicliuirs ti I must fear lo preach to. it
js terrible io preach of'thc Lamb to pco
pic with 'he wolf ut thu door. In i li is
parish nru uiiiiiy rich meit, ninny thri?
ving mid ?oil to do in ere hu tit 8 and mao
ui'ieiurere, many benevolent meu, who
wish well to tho poor and mistake that
for Ictielienneo, many b?n?ficient men
nliu willingly give of their abundnnoe,
-coals and flannel to a (und and com?
mittee.-hut never know the poor, or
visit them in their tifHietion ; men who
du unod to thc poor and mistake that
for ulm ri ty .Men who deceive them
M'lvos-nay. half laney in very deed
they il-??rive thc Almighty-into the
holier thill ?dm ri ty means thc contribut?
ing either with sparing or liberal hand
nf our nu n superfluities, and nut a con
linnell personal Iricndship mid sy tn pa?
llis nilli ut least some ot his pour
)|?n ulm, believing the poor ure his
Ifuucy. tiru yet satisfied to regard the
hillie! nu I payment, of charitable subscrip
linns in the collectors when they cull,
us entitling them to a receipt in full foi
IciMcy duty which shall pass them scot
?rec through his Court of Probate
flood men, who can lovo their enemies,
but to whom the poor, and thc hungry,
aie! the outcast are thc lower classes,
never lo he visited, mid known, an?
I'Y ed. and comforted like friends; men
?flm.su mammon of unrighteousness
brings thnn many dependents, many t<
eat of tho crumbs which fall from theil
laide, but nevera friend to receive them
iiiiiieverlasting hubitutions.
I have tor. much to do with poverty
lo he Mipriscd at crime or to care ti
(flossi it over with fine words I am tot
frcmtciitly with thc dying, and my eyes
rest IUD often on thc dead, to let mc
trick ?mt a story in fine dress. I will
speak what I know, und testify that
V?Idell I have seen.
.Sonic years ago, in a time of grcal
destitution, when hundreds of the la
boriiig elapses were reduced to the most
liliject distress through a sudden failure
in a ?(tiple manufacture, thc dwelling}
of Hie poor became frightfully crowded,
As mauv as forty mid fifty human be?
ings huddled together in a single house
if house indeed it could inderi! be cul?
led, and ute, drunk, slept, washed.I and
oui.k?d } the sick, and the well, yount
ami ul I, married and single, all crowder!
liv.'Pthcr us thick ns vermin. It was i
bad siun oltcn when a single- family du
have a simile room. There is an in?
stinct in birds und boasts, which lead.'
(hem to go away from their kind to suf
fer and tn die. And too often (he singh
room told ol worse si t aits uud decpci
destitution than cuuld have been born?
in a crowd.
At the time of this distress, one nf
(evin.:.ii I wu, visiting ii little pari* h ?on
cr ?d'mine, ti II.ere child of twelve your
old, wini, with her younger sister, make
matchboxes ul five cents per grosss, am
finds glin-and thin paper for thc insides
too; und euro- Lizzie Uoltrcll and he
sister together, nearly or quite as mud
as her feeble mother cati make at sew
big Between them the three pay th
weekly rent of their own little room
?nd jiM keep the wolf from coming in
-only just. NV hilo there I heard
noise in thc street, and going out to sc
i (lie cause, some one said : '-Oh, do g
up into that house,,sir ; ibero's a ina
beating his wife shameful !" I wen
where I was directed, up u broken fligli
0?greasy stairs, winding round a filth
Mack passage, up another flight of bri:
ken stairs, and past mai.y haggard fuer
<>f men und women Outside a broke
door I paused, uncertain ?fit were th
rieht one. I heard a motin that sound
ed like a woman's. Then a mau ?pol?
in n weak voice, but passionate, an
broken int.) pauses by sickness or weak
ness. "I wish, my God, I had kille
you June !" ?'And I. Tom, and I woul
not have cried nor g rou ned if you ha
only kissed me first, and told mo yoi
munt it,anl would forgive me." "
would-have done it," be gasped oui
'.but [-1 haven't got thc strength."
I opened thc door ?nd walked ir
"What do you want?" the mun uskci
in a husky whisper. Ile wa- lying o
thc . :?i flour, very faint, and hod raise
himself up on his elbow. He had
mee liku u sk luton, in which hungr
and fever were contending for a prej
i'hero was mit a : crap of furniture i
tho room, neither bcd nor headstone
chair nor table ; only a broken tcapc
with a little water in it beside thc mai
in another part of the room, against th
empty fire grate, lay his wife, also o
thc floor, lying on iicr back, and pul
from thc loss of blood that flowed fro
'?cr head. Near ber was a piece of ire
foil that seemed once to have served fi
a poker, and now for a weapon. '
<Wt know," I ?aid, for I was taki
?back ; "I wish only (o render help,
1 can." ..(Jo to her," he said I wei
?nd examined tho Wows on thc po
woman's head. They were not soriou
.?though bleeding profusely-sea
WOUIHIH und bruises only. I pbtfn
?orne ol thc water from thc toapot on n
handkerchief, bathed and bandagi
"?cm with it.
"He didn't mean todo it, sir," ?1
woman was crying, whilo I tied up tl
Wounds, "lie is the kindest of hi
tjan?s; but we've been in trouble latel
lhere was ,," work. We've parted wi
tho M things a fortnight ago.
T?ldn?t hear to>o him dio for wt,
before my eyes. And so I sont r
^'l??htcr-no, fdr,-I can't tell yoi
J?t wo wore all two days without lot
7iUn t..fo,r mi*oH> Air : I would soo
M Imvc died. Hut I couldn't boar
s ?o nun Himer. And us lor what ho did
lo mo, I deserve it nil.
I:had a little pocket communion-ser?
vice with me. There wus wine in it.
I pourod it out-no sacrilege-and gave
to her. ->ho would not touch it until
her husband hud first drank a great part
of it.
Then, seeing him a trifle revived by
the wine, I sal by him on tho floor,
having given a trifilo to his wife to buy
brcud, mid directed her to send for a
doctor. ' vVhcn she was gone, I said,- -
'..My poor fellow, opcu your heart to
me ; t el I me what bitter strait brought
you to regret, (hat'you hadn't strength
left to become a murderer. Was it only
fumino ?" Vi'-'
?No."
He was very, weak-past food or
mcdicut help : This murderous attack on
his wife hud been tho lust mud effort of
Uiver und delirium, thc flickering up of
thc dying flume before it expires.
"What then ? Tell me, that I may
know how to help you."
L drew his terrible story from him in
short questionings and answers, ns ho
could boar it. ile withheld thc por*
lion? relative to his own greater priva?
tions. Theso I afterwards gathered
from his wife.
He hud been out of work ten months,
ulong with many hundred others, and
lhere wus no work in his trudo obtaina
bio -m y where. Ho gave up his little
house first. That was a great pain. His
wile was above his own station, and hud
taken such u pride in it, und mudo even
out of bin poor things a house fit for a
gentleman, he said. Tho little savings
from his weekly wages soon went, und
when he moved into two rooms the fur
niturc begun to go. They remained
in two rooms until it was gone for food
but the mat roes. Then they moved
hore, and not liing wus left but a few gar
menta to pawn. All this time he sought
work, tried to get only un hour's employ
as porter, messenger, any thing as long
as it was work ; but tho lower down the
seule the fiercer tuen light for their own,
hunger makes them so keen. Hundreds
were struggling for tho like employ
The strong und thc clamorous succeeded
while the earth bro ken wcro trampled
down io thc crowd' Now and then he
did get a few pennies in tho day for
holding a horse ur something of thc kind.
And in taking this home lo his wife and
his daughter Nelly, he ulways made
them believe he had spent part of what
he earned on food for himself, and would
seldom touch their brcud. Then he
felt the end was coming. Ho could no
more go out. And there was no food,
und no more clothes left to pawn to ob?
tain any. His only shirt hud long gone,
nnd his wife and child were so destitute
us only to have rags enough between
thom to cover decently tho one who
went out to fetch any thing.
All that morning he had been lying
in a kind of stupor which ho had
thought was thc end. But, awakening,
he missed his daughter, und asked for
her. His wife prevaricated, then burst
out crying, then owned what she hud
done, how she had st nt her out ou the
streets as a last resource to gc mou ey to
buy brcud to save her father's life, mo?
ney not to be begged nor stolen.
"Oh, not that !" the mun had groaned,
in bitter agony, "not that, mother!
Botter we all die than that. O (Jod,
how could you, the mother that bare her,
and not have killed her ru th or I'-' Then
in a wild frenzy of horror and anger,
thinking his strength had returned to
him, ho hud leaped up and f?llen on his
wife with the piece of iron, thinking it
belier they all had died than that; but
lound himself' too weak.
"No, sir," he said to me, don't tell
me about God, or his book j only fetch
me my child, my little Nelly,--it may
liol bc too lute,-that I may see her be?
fore I die and kuow that it is not too
late."
He was right. I left him kneeling nt
hi-N wife's side, although it was a last
effort, got medical advice and a trido of
food, and, promising to return, sot off on
my errand. I got a woman from thc
house io accompany mc to identify the
girl, and found a policeman to direct us
in our inquiries. We visited every
hon iib In the neighborhood, und every
den where there was a chano ! of a poor,
ragged girl being fouud; but without
success. We thou took each street and
alley within a circuit of three miles, and
wandered about till evening waned into
night, till night waxed to inidnigut, and
thc pale moon stared out in a sickly
halo through quickly-driftir.g, gusty
clouds, and stars gleamed far off in thc
depth behind the clouds. Farther yet
we traversed, and tho. night grew on,
till passing nlouc a deserted streot wc
came to n great and fine building dedi?
cated to Foreign Missions, a glorious
monument of thc benevolent intorc. t wc
tukc in tho, welfare of tho heathen who
dwell where Afric's sunny fountains run
down her guidon snuds. There, crouched
on tho steps, numbed with thc cold,
and asleep from shcor exhaustion, was
the poor child wo sought. Thank God,
it was not too late, her wan and
frightened looks, and tho poor rags that
clad her, were her surest protection from
evil. We foti her first, there in tho
street, for I had bought a little bread
before the shops closed, and put in my
pocket with a small flask of brandy. She
atc ravenously ; and when she had taken
as much ns wc deemed prudent to allow
her, we brought her home in the middle
of the riight. If < ever J ?iw devout
thankfulness and supremo gratitude to
tho Father in heaven dopiotcd on any
human being's face, I saw it in that
{>oor mail's as ho lay dying with his
icad resting on Nolly's lap, tho only
pillow ho had, or wished for.
"I thought," he said, "my last sin
beating Ker-but I didn't know what I
did, and ho knows what f vo suffered
kiss mo again, Jane-would nover bo
forgiven me, Thon, ofter you wcro
gono, it carno into my mind if I eould
only eeo my little Nelly safo before I
wont, I shouid tuko it tor a sign. God
. bless you, sir I"
..Tho Lord is very pitiful, and of tend?
! cr morey," I suid.
I "Will he seo they don't die of want?"
ho asked, with a great and earnest
effort.
"I am sure he will," I replied; "and
I will he his servant todo his will."
He oloseJ h ts eyes and murmured, as
I it wore in a sleep,
"Very pitiful, and of tender morey I"
And when he opened them again in
spirit, it was where* they shall hunger
no more, neither thirst any moro, and
where God shall wipe away all tear?
from their eyes.
Tho night was past, and it was day.
break, and the sun shone in upon the
room, ns I left thom alono with their
dead.
I buried him. And they did not want.
My wealthy parishioners are always
ready td givo money to a thrilling case
of aggravated distress, but sadly ?az to
prevent the occurrence of such eases by
lack of personal knowledge of the poor.
Monetary help in plenty poured in from
all sources iu answer to newspaper ap?
peals. "Relief" is tho honester worn ;
for it relices thc consciences of tho
givers by deluding them that thereby
they escape their duty to their kind.
Thc mother never thoroughly re?
covered that timo of sn Hering ; but, iu
spite of care aud sympathy, faded out of
lifo within three, mouths of her hus?
band's death. Then arose the question,
what to do with Nelly, a gentle, good
looking girl of sixteen. I tried succes?
sively to get her admitted to Orphan
Schools and various Industrial and Be?
nevolent Homes, honestly stating her
history as I have told it. But the doors
of theso excellent institutions were all
shut against her. At last, with some
trouble, I got Nelly received iuto a
country village school, where she mode
herself useful, und received an educa?
tion at tho same time.
Nelly grew up to boa gentle, good,
Christian womau,-as much u lady iu
heart and gentleness as any in thc land.
And when the poor parson needed a
help-meet for him in word and deed, to
help him bind together iu one common
chord of sympathy the very rich and the
very poor, between whom the great gulf
fixed i>? grown so wide as only just to bo
spanned by kind words now ; ?iud when
that thread once breaks, fire and sword
will leap across it instead,-when, I soy,
the poor parson ueeded such a gentle
help, ho asked Nolly to be his wife.
And all thc parish knows that tho par?
son's wife is Nelly, thut was the outcast,
and aro glad ; for she is the tenderer to
the strayed and thc fallen, and them
that, are out of thc way tor it. Ay.', my
.darling ! aud all thc world is welcome to
know it, too.
I have talked of thc poor and their
long suffering aud their patient poverty ;
but. think ol'thc poverty of tuc rich,
and of their privations. Do you know
that all the real pleasures which a
healthy mind eau enjoy como from
sources free to all, without money nod
without price,-a freehold forever, to
thc poorest of us, which can neither bo
bought nor sold, nor taken away? Like
the air wc breathe, and like thc wild
flowers God sows for us, it is very easy
to mistake for valueless things which
ure only priceless. And this it is thal
makes rich people so poor, and often
limes so cross and ill-tempered; they
expect too much from money,
expect it to buy pleasure, which is just
what money can't buy. It will buy ex?
citements and comforts and position in
society, and a whole host of things to
while away thc slipping hours before
Judgment. Good, honest money, which
represents a man's own labor and toil,
with head or hands, l'or ino benefit of
his fellows, brings with it a zest and a
piquancy which idle accumulators and
inheritors of storcd-up wealth would
give a heavy price to experience. But
no miser has wealth enough to buy such
cheap things as love and charity, and
good-nature, and real, earnest fellowship
?md Irieodship willi Iiis kind ; for wealth
sears thc mind and affections, and blunts
the senses to the sweetest and most
delicate chords of heaven's music which
vibrato on earth for him that hath ears
to car. Both not wealth cat as doth a
canker? Docs thc gold never binti
when it comes to a mun bot villi tho
tears of the poor anti needy, from whom
it has been wrested in some of those
gigantic swindles our laws dulCt touch ?
Do no man's groans nor woman's tears
go with tho gold to gnaw his heart into
it foreboding ol thc sure judgement of
the Almighty ? Who says gold is a
trensuc that tl ol li not rust ? Thc dif?
ference between hoirding ?rou and hoar
ding gold is only this,-they both rust,
-tho rust of the iron abides in thc iron,
but thc rust of thc gold-even honest
gold-enters tho soul of thc man and
cakes over that. It isn't the gold gets
the injury , if it were, it wouldn't mat?
ter about being a rich man. James
would never have cried, "(Jo to, now,
ye rich men, weep and howl for the
misorics which shall come upon you;"
nor would he, who carno as a poor man,
have said, "A rich man shad hardly en?
ter tho Kingdom."
-.-?.??>??
SIC VICK ac WIMIiltS,
Tho New York papers publish a re?
cord made up from dial ?os of tho weath?
er during thc winters which elapsed bo
tween 1780 and 1832. Tho tablo gives
thc dates of thc closing by ico of thc
Hudson ricer, and of tho opening of thc
navigation in thc spring. No gcnoral
rulo as to tho regular alternation of mild
and severo weather can bo laid down
from this tablo. Of theso forty-two
winters sixteen wcro mihi, but sonic ol
them occurred in immediate succession.
Thus from 1792 to 1700 there were four
mild winters, then from 1700 to 1700
thrco sovoro, from 1700 to 1804 fire
mild winters ; then a suocossion of mild
and severe wintors until 1811, when a
long series of eighteen sovoro winters.
set io, broken only by three mild ??otero
The record would have been more yal*
uablo had the warmth of the summers
boen noted, as there is a theory that the
average temperature is the same for
ever> year ; that is, a hot summer is
counterbalanced by a severe winter,
and a temperate summer by a mild win?
ter.
[From the Litchfield (III.) Monitor.]
MAU RI AGE liXTttAOHDINAItY
TH ft QVBCRI?ST CASK YB r-HOW
A SiioAmir WAS pimpiaHATKD
IN H.INOJS-A RIAN FINDS AN0TII
KIC HUSBAND FOU Hlft OWN
WIFE.
About (our years ago, as near as we
can loam, there came to Litchfield from
Missouri a man, about sixty years of agc,
calling himself Cuvolt. Here ho CUM
gaged in occupation of boarding-house
keeper and teamster. With him came
a woman, apparently about thirty-five
years old, who presided over the domes?
tic department of Cavolt. She repre?
sented herself as thc widowed daughter
-in law of the man, and had two chil?
dren who passed os her children and
tho man's grand children. She was
generally known in the neighborhood as
tho "widow Cavolt." Both the man aud
tho woman represented thnt her husband
dying, had Commanded her aud the
children to the caro of his father, with
the urgent request that he would al?
ways remain with and protect and care
(or thom. The family were considered
by those who knew them as honest, re?
spectable people, and tho fidelity with
which Cavolt fullfilled the trust reposed
in him by his departed soo was the
SubjOOt of frequent culogium.
As time passed on tho Cavolts made
many acquaintances in the town, and
some friends. Among tho latter was a
young man named Reuben Akers, an
honest and thrifty young workingman.
Mr. Akers became a frequent visitor at
the Cavolt house, till friendship ripened
into a kinder and tender sentiment.
The contemplation of tho young widow's
many graces of pcrst n and domestic vir?
tues was too many for him. The oft
quoted advice of old Weller to Samivel
to " bevarc of the vidders/' if ever heard
by him, was forgotten in the intoxica?
tion of "lovo'syoung dream," and-well
last March he und thc widow became
mun and wife.
At least Reuben thought so, but,
doubtless, thc law would take another
view of the subject, as, in fact, Reuben
does now. The ceremony <kver, the first
to grasp Reuben's hand und wish him
much joy was Cavolt, thc aged und pions
guardian of the deceased son's widow
and children. Tht blushing bride re?
ceived the salutations and congratula?
tions ol' her friends, and everything was
happy as-say twenty or thirty-mar?
riage bells.
Thc honey moon passed-in fact, six
?tionths passcJ-without any apparent
diminution of tho honey or its palling
on thc taste. At the end of that timo a
brother of (he bride, who in the muan -
limo had como to Litchfield, let an
immense cat out of the bag; otherwise,
he revealed thc astounding fact that
Cavolt was thc husband of his daughter
in-law and tho father of his grandchil?
dren-that is to say, that ho was hus?
band and father, and not at all father
in-law and grandfather, the dead son
and his dying change being light and
airy creatures of the playful fancy of
Mr. and Mrs. Cuvolt.
Naturally, Reuben Akers was con
siden-b'y excited when he bea d the
brother's ?tory, and he went immi-< lately
to old Cuvolt to inquire as tn its trut .
Thc patriarch acknowledged the ? r i
frankly, lie said ho was oui, und had
but few moro yeats to live, and not wish?
ing to leave n young widow destitute to
struggle fur a living for herself and a
little ono in an unfeeling world, he
thought it would be better to havo her
united to a worthy and industrious
young man, to whose tender caro he
could safely intrust her when he should
bc called to another aud a better homo.
Instead of being overcome with emo?
tion, or soothed and satisfied with this
explanation, Reuben flew into a rage,
and immediately abandoned his half
interest in tho conjugal claim, where
upon, shortly after, thc Cavolts, young
and old, willi bag nnd baggage, departed
for parts unknown.
What sticks in Reuben's craw is the
hand-shaking and congratulation of old
Cavolt on the wedding day. "Why,"
said he, "thc old scalawag was tho first
to wish me much joy."
WOFFORD COLLEGE.
SPAKTANnUICO C. II.,
SO. CA.
FACULTY:
KEV. A. M. 81111*1*. D. D., Pfttldont, on
Professor Mental nnd Monti Sci neu.
DAVID DUNCAN, A. M., Professor Ancient
Language- and Literature
KEV. W II IT li FOO lt D SMITH, D.D., Professor
Knjrlith Literature.
WA HU KN DU PRK, A. M., Professor Nolurnl
Scionco.
JAS. II. CARLISLE, A. M., Professor Mathe
mailes.
KEV. A. II. LKSTF.R, A. M., Profoseor Histor*
and Ilihlical Litern toro.
Tho Preparatory Sclnol, nuder tho iinmcdisto
suporvMon of the Faculty, Juo. W. SUI TP,
A. iL, Principal.
Divinity .School-Rev. A. M. Shlpp, D. D.
Hov. Whitefoord Smith, D. D. j Rev. A. II
Len ter, A. M.
Tho firat Session of tho Sixteenth Collc-iate
Year-begin ? on tho Orot Monday In October,
18A9. the Hccond Besti?n boging on the fi ral Mon.
day in January, IS?tf.
Tho coane of studies ?nil tho standard of
scholarship romain unchanged, but tho Faculty
now admit irregular students or those who wibb
to pursue particular studies only.
Tho Schools also opon nt the snmo lime.
Tuition per year, in College Classes, Including
contingent fco, $64 In Spode, or its equivalent II
Currency.
Tuition por yon r, in Preparatory School, includ
lng contingent fee, $44 In currency.
lillis payable ono half In advance. Doard, pe
Month, from $10 to $16 in curroncy.
For further particular*, address
A. M. SHIPP, Prc.il Joni.
May IO Jy
Business before Pleasure,
A NEW PLAY.
Ac-rl. BcBKBllt.
Scene, the Store, ecruer of the Old Hotel
next the Court Ilouse-SonwxRiK behind
the comnter-Enter a Countryman.
COUNTRYMAN. Are you the man that ?ell?
STORE CLOTHES so ebeap ?
ScBfrsKiN. Yes, I'm the man. So
If your clothes are worn out, or ruined bj tear in',
There's no ase in cute?n' but go right to Schwerin,
.0. What I Oo to ttceariii' f Look bore, my
friend, if tbat'e tba way you talk, bow do you
expeot to prosper, when the Bible says "Swear
not at all ?"
S. You don't understand me, I mean cometo
me i and I'll fit you out with a' new suit, inside
and outside. My nam* it Schwerin*
0. Ohl That's lt, ia it? Well tts a cass-a very
bad name, any how. But I s'posoyour goods are
nuue the worse for that, and I see bon you might
flt me with a suit outtide from your stock of
Hut?, Boots and Shoes, Goats,
Voste and Peats, Shirts,
Undershirts, Drawers, Sooks,
Collars, llnndcrohiefe, ftc, Ac,
but how ona you flt me to a suit i ?aide, hey?
S. Why, I'll toll you. Snroo of my excellent
GUOCBRIES there would suityou ?mide to a T.,
wouldn't they ?
C. Yes, thoy would, that's a fact, somo of your ;
Sugar, Coffee, Too, Flour, Molasses,
Canned Pish, Oysters and Lobsters,
Chow Chow Pickles, Ac, Ac.
S. Yos, I sell my
Dry Qnmlrt and Wet Goods, Orocorios,
Clothing and other articles too numeruus
to montion, very CHEAP FOB CASH. "8mall
Profits and Quick Retaras" ls my motto.
.Exit Countryman with a bag full, a basket
full and a bundle full.
Sept 22_6m
FALL AND WINTER
CLOTHING, CLOTHS,
&c &c.
I). J. WINN,
-AGENT FOR
Shipley, Roane & Co.,
HAS now in store a large and fine stock of
Fall and Winter (louds, consisting of
FINE DRESS SUITS,
Business Suits,
Heavy Ordinary Clothing,
Fino Cloth?, Cassiinore.4,
Cloths for Indies' Clonks,
Solem N. C. Jeans,
Shirts, Druwere, Merino Vests,
Sacks, Suspenders, Cravats, Ac.
PoFFOxsing unueuat advantages, and being in
this lino only, bo can and wi'l sell clothing nnd
cloths, cheaper than they eon be elsewhere
bought. And nil ho tusks is a careful inspection
and this will bo demonstrated.
Oct 6_tf__
Just Received.
Fall and Winter Stock,
.AT
J. E . SU ARES.
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES,
ROOTS and SHOES,
CLOTHING,
Together with a variety of other Goods.
Old Rye Whiskey.
Tho Subscriber wisbos to announce that he
will be in constant receipt ol tho COPPER DIS?
TILLED MOUNTAIN PURE and UNADUL?
TERATED
WHITE & COLORED RYE WHISKEY,
Direct (rom the Distillery nt Hannisvillo, Berk?
ley County, Western Virginia.
-ALSO
Brandies, Gin, Wines, Porter & Ale,
All of tito Best Brands. Also
A CHOICE LO T OF SEGA HS.
J. E. Suares,
MAIN STREET, WEST SIDE.
Sopt 20_Sumter, 8. C.
F urn iture
-AT
THE SUMTER
FURNITURE WAREROOMS,
A LARGE LOT OF
Bedsteads and Chairs.
AND
Cottage Setts,
The Subscriber is receiving and will continuo
to re?oive a stock of
FURNITURE.
direct from the manufactory, consisting of almost
ovory artieto in that lino.
J. VJ, SU AR KS,
Main Street, opposite tho Express Office.
Sept 29_Sumter, S. C.
STOVES.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Manufactured 1>J
Harbeck, Coiiklin & Willis,
Manufacturer* of
Stoves, Tin and Japancd Ware,
And Agents fur
Kaoline and Kiiamr-lcd H are.
Fur salo by
li. P. LOU INO, Agent,
S uno 9- Slimier S. C.
. ? FIRE A:
I IN". S TXR
CHAS. H. MOISI
SUMTE
LIVERPOOL AND LONDON
? GLOBE
Insurance Company.
Capital, Surplus and Reserved Funds,
tn Gold, $17,700,000.
Seventeen Million aud Seven Hundred
Thousand Dollars-IN GOLD.
Invested in the United Stat CB, Two Mil?
lions of Dollars. $2,000,000.
Risks in Sumter, taken at Charleston
rates.
Residences in (Ive Country Insur?
ed at LOW Hates.
Losses paid promptly in Charles?
ton.
On the payment of Ten Years
j premiums in CASH, a perpet?
ual policy will be issued.
ANCE. .
S, Insurance Agent,
ii, s. ?:
Brooklyn Mutual Life Insu?
rance Co., of New York.
Annual Income nearly Half a
Million of Dollars.
I Character well known in Sum?
ter.
1 Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance
Company, of Hartford.
Assots ot Market value, Four Million
Three Hundred Thou s nnd
Dollars. $4,300,000.
Losses paid ia Cash, Seven Hundred
and Siztv-cight Thousand
Dollars. " $708,000
This Company has never contested o
claim.
TERMS--HALF CASU ; HALF NOTE.
CHAS. II. MOISE,
Insurance Agcot,
Sumter, S. C.
Nov 17 Stn
THE BEST ITV" USE.
It is a preven- ^g?smS^?W?m-^ N0 BITTERS j
?ve of Chills, a ^JWtiWKBBfeK* &4 pg & equal to them.1
sure cure ?frifflWISES* For tho weak.
Dyspepsia, qL-g^^r?^: * . - V.'C- * or the pale.
Cholera Mor- j^^^f"* ""'For the sickly,
bus, Indiges- fJ^^^^KM'^^r^,?^ For'the aged,
tion, Nervous For females.
Debility, Dae- jf?:p3??^^^^^^^u^?r???. ^or spring use. |
light?ul Bevor- \^s?^^^^'^^J|vy^ All use it with
age, a pleasant ^^^^^^^i^^^^S??^^^^ ^ wonderful suc
tonic, an inval- ^ T -H,E; G REA"?? .--?^ oess- Brings
cSamon??n8 lilli Salute fe
Bloom and Beauty to tue thiu Face aad Care-worn countenance. Cures Fever |
and creates Appetite.
, THE B!TST~TN. USE. A ". ,
Recommended by thc Uhjhest Medical Authority at thc ?State. o?c Circulars
around each Bottle.
TRY TH KM. USU NO OTHER. Ask for SUMTER BITTERS. Sold by Druggists and Oro
eera. See that our signature is over Ibo cork of ench holtlo.
DOWIE & MOISE.
PROPRIETORS AND WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS, CHARLESTON, S. 0.
Oct 13 4m
.|i...'i,M ,>'<?'? "'.?...l?U......|?t||.|,ll||.?.?l?,*lt,?ltl,||.,.?l|l*lttlt|..^.|,*l.*tl.**tft*l.**llvl.>*||.|,|.|?*.|,*t?f|||.|,.l||.||fl|,.||,l|,llt|l|,l,".|,
Piedmont and Arlington
LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY.
THOSE TWO STAUNCH COMPANIES, THE PIEDMONT
I AND "ARLINGTON" HAVE COMBINED UNDER
THE ABOVE NAME, AND PRESENT, IN THE
SHORT TIME OF TWO YEARS, A
LIST OF OVER
Sight Thousand Insurers and a Capital
and Assets of over One Million and
a Ha If of D lars,
ATTAINING TO A POSITION ND IMPORTANCE AMONG
Life Insurance Companies
never before reached in so short a time.
Rights of Policy Holders in both the "Piedmont" and "Arlington"
will remain unchanged, and tho same as before.
New and advantageous features in the new
Company, will be allowed the old Insurers co-equal
with the new ones
There are Branch Offices in each Slate, where funds accruing art
invested, and not talen beyond State limits.
-o
Branch Office in this State at Columbia,
LEA Pl IA RT, JEFFERSON AND RANSOM. Manager?.
H, H, MOSES, Agent.
OITieo nt J. T. SOLOMONS' S.oro.
REFERENCES :
Capt. A. A. Gilbert, Cup?. E. W. Moise, Copt. Jno. S. Richardson
Oct 0
WANDO FERTILIZER.
Manufactured at the Wando Works,
*IN CHARLESTON, S. C.
Tl is a homo litado article, and proven to ba tho boat FICHT I LIZ IOU now in
?uso.' _
1" JE3L E! "XW -A. INT X> O
I CAN bo lind nt nil limes omi in nny quantity, by applying to thc Subscriber, tn SUMTER.
ELISHA CARSON, Agent,
For Sumter County.
Oct 27 3in
IB V E R Y D ? S C R IP?I O J)
PllO il FT tY IXKCUTBD AT TUK
OFFICE OF
|The Sumter Watchman.
'??? ! ! " I. >.(. : ' , !! ! '" ':
I!- TM THE
Highest Style of the Art
Charleston Advertisements.
PANKNIN'S HEPATIC BITTERS.
THEY CURE DYSPEPSIA,
AB? AU NfIABH Of Til?
STOMACH AND LIVER.
tnsr ARE RBCOMmtnnD ?r tn?
MEDIOAi FACULTY.
HEGE^AN Sc CO.,
AO axis,' jrorir rona.
Manufactrjrrea^yCJF P ANKNIN,
OBZHIBT AiT? APOTHECARY,
OHA HljES'f ON, S. O.
**-For ?ale bf/ Urt'Oi/itt* Kvcrv\cher*.~%X
MONEY 8AV?0;iS MONEY MA0? !
CHEAP AND FASHIONABLE SHOE HOUSE.
D. O'NEIIiL & SONS,
No. 975'KlNO StREKT,
(BBTIT'KKN OKOnOB AND CAI.HOUH STKBBTB,)
CHARLESTON, S. C.
Wholesale and Ketall
. DKALKUS IN
T II B IiATKST
ply li? and best qualf
Mu? of Hoots, Shoes,
Tr-jnks, Traveling
/UHRS, Valises, fcalch
LUIS, ito., Ao.
1 Having a member
'of the firm alway a at
the North aokctlog
ind forwarding stock to us by ovory Steamer, wo
.an assure our friends and buyers generally that
we will give purfuct sntisfeotlon. It would be lo
he Interest of Country, and City buyers lo givo
us a cull and oxotolrte our stock which bas jtiHt
ijeen replenished.
Oot 13 ___6o?__
HOLMES & CALDER
MANUFACTURKUS, Iur0HTER8 AND DKAI.KHS
-IN
TS, OlML Glt?SS,
Varnishes, Brushes, Etc.,
No. 205 EAST BAY,
Charleston, S. 0.
W. li. JIOI.JIKH. W. CALDRR
IlEFEJItENCES.
Col. L. M. Ilatcb; Qon. Johnson Hagood; Wra
0. Dukes ? Co; Col. Charles H. Siiuoitton; L. W
Sprnit, Esq; Col. J. B. E. Sloan.
Oct 13 _ 6m
WM. HA UH A i.. WM. II AURAL, JR
WW, HARRAL & CO*
FORMRRI.Y
(II Alt H AL, NICHOLS & CO.)
No. 19 HAYNE STREET,
Charleston, 8. C.
WK RESPECTFULLY CALL THE AT
. tention of tho moicluints of Sumter mid
the adjacent country, to our well selected stock
of Saddlery, Saddlory U?rdwnro, Conch and Hur.
oes? Materials, couslstiog in part of '
SADDLES, WHIPS,
BRIDLES. COLLARS,
HARNESS, GIRTHS, '
SPOKES, AXELS,
HUHS, SPRINGS.
HIMS, SHAFTS,
ENAMELED CLOTHS, PATENT DASH
J. i'AT lt Ell, JIAKNKSS 1, KA TH UK,
AO., 40.
Oct. 13. ^ (lin
''Campsen Mills" Flour
RECEIVED THE
1*7 l*rcmium at thc So. Ca. Stale Fair
in Columbia, 1800.
?"lelil? undersigned < flor t<> their country friends
1 and the public in general it chuice and puru
article of I'lmir.
Wo hnvoon hand and arc grinding daily u full
supply of choice '
Family Extra & Super Flour
ALSO
Northern und Western Flour nt lowest murk?
prleo.
Corn, Oats anti May.
o.OOO Habels Primo White Corn.
2 000 ? " Oats.
.".CO Us '? Harlem and N. Uiver Hay.
JOHN OAMPSKX A CO.,
pliitrleston, S. C.
Dee 8_:ini<.?
WI S. WHILDEN & 00^
1.11 nt RTE RS AM) J ?lll) MRS (ll'
O robbery,
WATCHES. JEWELRY AND
SII.VEK WAUK,
-'55 KINO ST?IIJICT cor.of llcanjuin,
(Ml A lt L10ST ON, S. C.
SeptS _ Om_
F 0 REST H O TT S E f
100 KINO STREET,
Charleston, S. C.
B Y ti BOUGH T.. I? H ATX.
BOARDING
Transient Hoard, ono or two days. $3 00 |>or ?lay
Transient Iluurd, -I or more day.-?. $|.;Mi j,er do v
I tegular Donni - ?7.00 i? $8.io per ivoe'k
D.iv If?nr<l .... $ii j,ur W1H.|{
Moving recently taken this largo and pleoMtnl
House, a lew doors below .Mmkot St roc I, situated
in H delightful and convenient lorn lily for tho
business community, and llior>lighly renovated
and refurnished it in nil departments I sm pro.
pured lo m commodine Hoarders nt lim modern le
prices ns flated above, and promise entire saris
fact 11 II, h?ih ns to slceplner accoi|in'Milalloti mid
luido fn re. lt EM KM H EU TUK Ko. 1?0 KING
STU K BT,
Sept 8_ _ Om _
MI t*I. l?OM> & Ct?ASSJhU?
OYSTERS*
SUPPLl KD In quant liles ?n s-tli piirclinfor*
Order.? from ?ll purls of ilu. inn flor solidi. d.
address Tims MeCrndy, Ag. nt, I?, ti. Ito* 330,
Charlestini. S. C.
deferences.-Jantes A tiger A ('?., ff mi .T p.
Campbell. Dr. St. .1. MIIVOMI, la tl .1 .ml.,
M l rn lv A Son, W. U, Dingi?', John lt van.
Nov. 17 Oinoe.

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