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^fROPOSlTION FOR PEACE.
BOMBARDMENT OF PARIS.
BSA VT G BRM AS REINFORCEMENTS.
France Invaded by a Million.
A TERRIBLE BATTLE.
TUE FREN CU DEFEATED.
Latest dispatches from Vienna say,
that Austria will initiate peace, aud
?lat the peace proposals tn the Confer?
ence are welcomed by Bernstoff. The
pre i i ui inanes are that France shall sur?
render one lort, twenty war ships, une
thousand million I ha lera, a ?ti ip of lund
tour miles broad on the left bank ot the
Rhine, and destroy ali torts within
tweuty miles of the Rhine. Prussia is
to guarantee two tuiliiou rations to Puris
Latest dispatches from Versailles say :
Paris it? burning in several place?, the
eoufla^tatious furnishing excellent
narks fpr the German artillerists. The
Gel mau butteries'each tar into I he doom
cd city, aud a considerable portim of it
ba? already been destroyed. The work
of destruction among its splendid pala?
ces is terrible
BERLIN, January 14 -Two hundred
thousand reiulorcetueiiis are in motion
for France, making the force there
about a million.
New* York, January 14-A special to
the Telcjram dated Lewana, lOih. mid
night, says : The Army of the Loire, the
hope of ? rance, has been defeated in a
bloody bettie, within seven miles ot* thi
eity. The report of eannon has been
heard ail day. The em ire population of
Le luaus crowded the house tops and
suburbs of the city, ?nd all thc thoiough
fares, aud the progress of ihe fight was
anxiously watched. Although the peo?
pie are accustomed to the ruar of cannon,
lhere was never seen such excitement.
At 0 o'clock in the morning the right
wing of ihe French army, which was on
the east of Leuiaus. was suddenly at?
tacked by tile vanguard of thc Prussians,
which emerged Ironi woods on the ex
treme right ut the French. Upon the
alar tn being given the advance of the
Kreuch in lau try wheeled into line ot
battle-the artillery pushing forward
through intervals made in the severed
ranks-the cavalry took positions upon
the right and left wings A more per?
fect line ol bailie cu ld nut have been
formed by lite fines: army. Thc artil?
lery were well supplied with ammuni
tiou, and tbe ?ufawry with one hundred
rounds per man. Supply trains were
Conveniently posted neat and teal bloody
Work began ? he oatt le heal was in the
?aiicy and the two annies occupied the
heights opposite each other. The
French line was semi circular and ex?
tended twelve miles, overlooking the
?alley which was covered by twelve
iuches ot snow. On the opposite
heights the Prussians held an almost
.Shortly a ter niue o'clock, the Prus?
sians began u lurious cannonade from
the woods near the extreme left-flank?
ed b\ au immense force of cavalry-the
wood concealing their position where
tlie troops were uiask? u with the evi?
dent intention ul turning t'banzys
right. Tiie artillery fire continued on
bulli ?tides until the ammunition ut the
Prussian artillery was almost exhausted,
when tlie Prussians became 'tirions, and
gave au order lue thc advance of thc
infantry. The Flench advanced with
equal rapidity along (he winde line to
meet the Germans m a ?air hand to hand
muskeiry light. Tl.e Germans were
cool and collected, anti th? French w#?re
behaving bravely, but. nea; noon the
mobiles began to waver, and lite French,
no longer able to bold their position,
began lo retreat Meanwhile the (lead
and wounded strewed i lie ground The
fi?-ids were red with blood and the car?
nage was fearful. Flu-en thousand
French had fa Men before 5 o'clock,
when the whole French army was in lull
retreat. The number ol'troop? actually
engaged on eitner side numbered sixty
fhotisa'i. General Chanzy is reported
Sick, but he is stili in command, and il
is expected that another . battle will
LONDON, Jaofiary 14
Ad vie o? from the ai my iure- ting Paris,
to Thursday, *ta e, on that day thc
bombardment of ? fcc fortified towy of
Femme wan regarded as very important
in military eire cs. as if secures the line
o.' thc advance foi the Genii in reinforce
(Dents. 'ihe Gentians have laised ihr
siege of Gt vid, on lite Belgian border,
sud entered Leman* af noou ofThursday,
und wer? simultaneously successful at
j bc conference cf thc great powers is
summoned to uieet in this city on Tues
I'iamart k's reply tu Luxembourg is
made pah?'c; i's tone is reassuring. The
Conni proposes ?Ital the Duchy appoint
a German Consul as mediator.
Ano:her Grand Prenrb Sortie Deicated.
The Army of the Loire Halllodaiid re*
treating I? good order*
London, J.-u. lo-lien. Chanzy has
rallied his disordered troops near Le
Man? und is retreating in good order.
Auother rep ?rt stalte thai his army
i re-ocgauiscd and about ready to re
LONDON. Jan 15-3 A M.
A dispa'eh (mm Versailles on thc
"ghi cf the loth says:
Vigorous Hontes have been made by
(he garrison ol' '-'ar's in ihr?e sever??
ireCMoa* The hr en ch simultaneously
va nar d against- the i russian guards
near Le B?rget and Draocy, non beast
.f Paris ; against thc 1 Dh German Corps
bear Mendon. sou: h west of Paris, and
sgain.'t the id Bavarian Colpa neal
'Lsuorj, and also lo ihe ?oath of the
atty. The fighting in each instance wa?
aptiitrd. bot resulted ?very.? ht re in ?he
rfeat'ol^he French, who were repulsed
alf-poi r. s sou rt treated raptsMy with,
fbjisir works, a per ii va o? them ia
WEDNESDAY, J Alf'RY 1
A. A. SILBERT.EDI!
The Sumter Watchman has i
far the largest circulation (esj
cially in tfte surrounding countr
of any paper publisJied in Sumtt
and was established in 1850.
OLK IMTBBNAIJ DIFFICULTIES
Several of tbe upper counties of tl
State continue to be cocvolfed with i
terna} discord atid strife, au i deeds
blood, the most shucking-at which h
inanity Stauda aghast-cootioae to
We had hoped that, the exc?teme
of the ?lection over, peace aod qui
would be restored tc our distracted S tai
and something like Ia?r and order pr
tail. The responsibility for the failu
of the country to realize this d?sirai
and d?sired condition, and for the pr
sent unfortunate state of affairs, if we <
justice to the truth, wc must, put at tl
dour of the State authorities-the Go
erotneo! of the State itself. This seex
a high an J grave charge, since the poi
er and authority of law ii wield?
through the machinery of the Sta
Government, aud this, first and lat
from its creation and design, should 1
the conservative power of the State, su
pressing violeuee aad encouraging ord
In looking for the immediate cans
of the present strife and blood, what a:
the facts that come up to view ? Is n<
the whole of it thc result of che "Wti
chester Rifle Policy" inaugurated i
order to carry the late elections ? Wil
this view, the colored people were arme
as the militia of the State. The whiti
were denied arras and organization i
such. Hence, and necessarily, iuflutiu
the former with the idea that the contn
of matters was in their hands. Th
flagrant act of partiality, between ta
races, such as inhabit this soil, an
under the extraordinary and unnatun
circumstances which attend their exis
ence here, could but breed disturbance
Ou'break was the natural and almoi
j irresistible result cf such a policy. Sue
jan advantage and such a power, put i
j the hands of a race but as yesterda
j turned loose from slavery, necessaril
j ignorant, comparatively devoid of rcaso
I and discretion, and taking counsel c
! the baser passions excited by the teach
iingsofthe more intemperate of thci
j leaders, could but produce acts of hoi
?tility, and outrace, and murder. And i
I could not bc expected that the whit
race would quietly submit, lo the chafin
and galling yoke thus placed upon them
j And we do not hesitate to say, howeve
. much and deeply we deprecate thes
! ?hocking trag?die*, that they would hav
i been unworthy their name and heritage
?liad they quietly" submitted. Let t her
! be 'qualify la the administration of th'
?affairs of the Government-let there bi
j no effort to fetter aud cru-h and desire;
' the influence of th .; white race, io it
!juxta-position with the colored race
land wc will not hesitate to lift our voie?
J tn terms of unmeasured eondfoioattoi
. of every act on the part of the whites
; which may eveu bc in retaliation foi
.outrages fruin the oilier side. But iii ii
? equality aud impartiality must not onlj
. be proclaimed, Lut established aud ?>rac
\red on thc part of tho Exccutivt
i authorities of the State, before we ca*
hope fsT a bettci state of affairs. Tlx
; while citizens of Sooth Carolina nevci
ctn and never will bc tyrannized ovei
j by negroes with impunity. And blood
viii continue to flow, and violations ol
; law and outrage upon person and
property continue :o ?w committed
I despite all the influence* o?' the law
; loving and law abiding, and even chris
lian neutimeotof the country, until a
I different condition of things is wrought
J his is the root nf the whale difficulty.
GOV. SCOT*" THRI'.ATXCNKD WITH
OH PK ACH? KMT.
Whipper and some others of the more
turbulent negro members ot the Legi*
j tature, threaten Gov. Scott with im
: peach ment, bccau>e he has not takeu
j more active measures in the upper part
I of the State. These negro Legislators
j have become so Stach inflated, that the
' moment the Governor or any other white
j official seems to veer from the course
; which their par.izati feelings indicate,
i they threaten to cut off hi* official
j It;r. supposed that Scott wifl not bc
: intimidated by their threats, and i* is
, rep ?> ted that he has affirmed that the
j opposition to him arises from a desire
j of parties to pass corrupt measures over
THE BA LT I.TIO BK liff BISTI AN AD?
VoC AT li.
We welcome this-able Church paper
to our exchange list, lt it. edited by
Dr. THUS. E. BOND aud REV. R. A.
HOLLAND, two of the most powerful
writers a'id e: loquen preachers" of tba
Southern Methodist Church. As a
writer, especially, d?M>a Dr. BOND excel
-the d?pth aud breadth, and still the
clearness and puuge!.cy of hts logie,
beiog unsurpassed by any of his con?
i Besides Us ability, in sapport tf the
j. outbera Lharch, io ita literary aspect*,
i aud aa a paper for the family, U ia of
j thc first Ciass. We cowsacud it hawttUy,
BPI KIT OP BRITTOS INVOKED.
Hear tu tor our debts, aud get ready,
that you may pay ; trost as, we have
need, as yon have long been trusted;
acknowledge your indebtedness, and dive
into your pocket? that you may promptly
fork oat. Ii there be any amoog you
ene single patron-that don't owe u?
something, theo to him we say, step
?side, consider yourself a gentleman.
If the rest wish to know why we dun
them, this is our answer : Not that we
care about ourselves but our creditor?
do. Would yon rather that we went to
gaol, and you go free, than pay your
debts and keep us moving ? As we
agreed, we have worked for you ; but as
you don't pay us, we dun you. Here
are agreements for job work, contracts
for subscriptions, promises for loog
credit,and duns for delerred payment.
Who is there so ignorant that he don't take a
If an v, ho need not ?peak, for wo don't mean
Who is there si green that be don't advertise ?
If a.iy, let him slide, he ain't the chap either.
Who is there so mean that he don't pay the
If any. let him speak, for he's the man we're
A GOOD CITIZEN GOES TO TEXAS.
Capt. W. E. PLOWDEW, ore ot our
staunchest and most esteemed citizens
-native to the soil of Sumter-will
leave with his family for a new home in
Texas, in a few days. We regret to
lose such men. Our country cannot af
ford to lose them, und still the pros?
pect here is not inviting for the future.
and the terrible government under
which we suffer, together with the situ?
ation generally, wc fear, will drive away
many more of our good people from the
laud of their birth. And still, wc say,
bear your ills and butdens yet a while
longer. Our utill cherished State
needs you herc, more than ever before
in her history. We cannot give her up
yet, to be a San Domingo or a Hay ti.
Capt. PLOWDEN leaves many warm
friends behind him. Our best wishes
A committee from the House, pre?
serifed the articles of impeachment ot
Judge VKO#ON, to the Senate, on the
13th. There are six articles for drunk
enness. one for issuing b'aok writs of
babeaus corpus, and one for contempt
of the House.
On the same day they were presented
to the House by WHIPPER, read and
adopted by a vote of 84 to 11.
The Charleston Daily Republican,
speaking of this matter, says, "tho re?
grettable thing is the likelihood of so
"protracted a trial as will ?uticonsciona
4,bly prolong the cession. The people
"hope'.here will be (he utmost dispatch
'.coosonaut with full justice to Judge
This little "extra job" ia right into
thc hands of the legi.-Jators. At the
per diem received, they would no doubt
be willing to sit until every judge on
the bench was tried, aud Gov. SCOTT
into the bargain. The hope of Un?
people will scarcely be realized. The
'.niue miils" must bc "appropriate;! "
WIM WS BAW BONE SCPEBFHOSv
PHA I E.
We direet attention ?o thc advert?:e*
ment of CLAGTTORN, HERRING & Co., of
Charleston aud Augusta, in thia issue
This Fertilizer is extensively used rn
Georgia, and. we learn, has given satis*
faction when used in this State. All
necessary information will bc given by
COMMENDATION Atf.WIB.4BLY BE?
From the Cuurirr we clip the follow?
ing, begging leave lo add fo it our
hearty endorsement Mr. GRIFFIN is a
South Carolinian, a member of an old
aud honored Edgtfield family, and a gen?
tleman ul great intelligence, energy and
TUE BALTIMORE ADVERTISING AGEN
CT-It is very rarely that we deem it
necessary to call the attention of th?
prihlic to the claims cf an advertising
agency. Hut we leel fully authorised
in commending to the patronage ol' su.ih
?if our readers a? may have advertising
business, thc Baltimore Advertising
Agency of Messrs. Griffin & Hoff omi
Our business transactions with this firm
have been large aud extensive, and we
have yet to send the first bill tn
them which has tint met with a prompt
reply Persons in busiuess who desire
to use the medium of a thoroughly re?
liable agency will cousait rheir interest
by entrusting their busiuess to Messrs.
Griffin and Hoffman.
THE; ELECTION LAW.
Thc Charleston New* ?ays:
"The bill to amend tho General Elec?
tioL law, introduced in the >euafe hy
Mr. Corbin, will hare the approval of
the people, although il may not suit the
extremists in the House. It prov id. s
that one at least of the County Com
missioners of Election shall bc from
each political party; that the ballot
boxes shall be publicly inspected and
madu secure before the polls are opened;
that thc couutiog of the ballot? shall
begin as soon as the polls close, and
cootinge, without interruption, amii
the count be completed ; that ibo state
meut of tho result shall ba made by ike
managers within three days ; that the
Commissioner* ?ball make up and trans?
mit the returns of the managers within
three days; that tba Slate eauvaosere
eba ll publicly determine and declare
wbo are elected. Sueh a law, honestly
executed, would, it seems to us, prevent
fraud and insure a fair elect ? tr,. The
appointment of managers and commis
si-ners in the sole intercut of one partyr
tbesiufingof ballotDOS?*, and aoj
choking up of th? wtarnsy-. would be
practical*? impowibto Hr. Corbin to
a fling gocd ?erl fw? ike State .
LETTER ^FEMI WiS????fiw
WASHINGTON, D. C., Jenoarj 18, li
It is stated oo good authority that
President will not send to the Set
the papers and documents relating
San Domingo, as called for bj Mr. Si
Der's resolution, until after tho Hq
shall hare taken action on'the rest
tion now ponding before it. Ben. B
1er has asst red the President that
Senate resolutions would pass the Ho
this week after a ?hort debate. 'J
President lias given up all hope of
scheme passing this session.
General Grant,either with a vie*
reward Senator Conk Hog, of New Yo
for not carrying hia^State for tho Ra
eats in the recent election?, or to |
him for some service not jet made p
lie, or in order to carrj out some sehe
in which there is a job, has promt
Cookling that if he will get rid of Cl
Justice Chase, who recently wa.* st rici
with paralysis, he can have hi.? poaiti
One of the means to accomplish thh
tu pa?s a law pensioning the Chief J
tice vif on full pay during life. 1
mercenary knaves reckon everything
dollars and cents. Rut it will fail. T
Chief Justice, like Richelieu, will i
be killed off by this Rarradas and
master, but is hastening to Washiogt
to resume his seat, and show the sci
mers that he is true to his country a
to the duty imposed on him, and cam
be purchased, as is the fashion wi
tbo.se who would buy him. The p<
tincnt question is, what decision, i
vtlviug money or land, is to be ma
or reversed that it is necessary to ha
the Chief Justice out and the pompo
btande-Co'ukling in his place ? WI
shape will the next Presidential j
The National Capitol has at last aw
kened from its Rip Van Winkie olee
and is beginning to makeup for lt
time. Improvement is thc word of tl
hour. Pennsylvania avenue, eaten
?Hg from the Capitol to the Whi
j House, a distance of a mile and a hn
and magnificently broad, has bei
paved with wood, and in consequen
a grand jollification, one which w
make glad the heart ol Grant, the gre
jnllificator, will be held on the 22d at
23rd of February. It will be a jumb
of thc 4th of July, mixed with I hank
giving day, Christmas, thc Italian care
va and the Roman Corso, only that tl
horses will be speeded along the magn
Scent avenue io thc American manne
The day will be a succession of sport
and the night will be turned into da
and jollity, will be in order all tl
time; crowds will, no doubt, be attract
j cd here to see the grand carnival, ac
the hotels are io good condition to tai
cat e of them
Among thc most noticeable improv<
j monis in our hotels, is the beautifi
I frescoing of thc magnificent Arlingto
hotel, situated at the west end, th
fashionable part of the city. Mesar
T Rossie & Son. who are also proprii
tors of thc Fort William Henry hote
Lake George, New York, opened th
Arlington last winter, and in the fulfil
o?>nt nf their design of making it th
hore! of the country, spared rio expen?
?ti f?rr?ni? it up in thc tco<t comfortable
luxurious and beautiful manner. De
terminal to exceed their first efforts, th
Me>sr.H. Ro?le had a corps of artists ec
gi?_'od, during thc recess of Congress, t
painting and frescoing the walls am
ceilings throughout the house An a
legorioal representation of the fnu
seasons, on the ceiling of the capaciou
dining hal', .attracts a great deal c
attention, being a work of rare artisti
merit. This work is by the celebrate
Brumidi, whose decorations on the wall
of the Capitol arc well known. Thi
cost of the frescoing was over $30,000
Previous to thc recent decorations, th<
Arlington was pronounced the fines
hotel in thc country ; ils claim to tba
posi***?n now is far bVjofid question.
j .ie Friends of Governor Hoffman, o
New York, have certainly behaved verj
handsomely in withdrawing his name ai
a candidate for the Democratic nomi?
nation for the Presidency in 1872. Tbt
New Yo.k World, the New York Tele
gram, and other New York papers tuoal
emphatically endorse the action of tin
sachems of the Tammany Society, whe
have deelared through their organ, th?
New York leader, that Governor Hoff?
man is not a candidate, and that New
York desires the candidate to come from
the West; which appears tobe, bj com
mot, consent, the wish of the party,
'judging from the D?mocratie member*,
of Congress and others who visit the
! Capitol. The leader goes further and
j most warmly proclaims ex-senator lien
dricks, of Inc ians, as its choie* for the
nomination. This action on the part
of New York or Tammany, which po?
lis ?cally ia New York, virtually settles
(bat the Democratic candidate for tba
Presidency will be a western mao.
T ie raeent usurpation of authority by
Ute President io sending Uuited State*
troops into the Northern States to in?
ti arid atc votera anti to assist tbe Rad?
icals io carrying the elections bj fraud
"ad force, ta has been tbs rale ai the
South, bas bi-en mosf signally rebuked,
first by Gave mor Hofasaa o? the great
Ear ire Steff, who spoke in t be language
of the C?eeiWioe ?tr Ute wjs^eowo
rights of t?M %|ftee and the people j
oex) we hivo the iTedtewl Gove? ici ef
! PeQi?sjrhrarjit. Johrd W. Getfj.w??, 66%
1 eeatrat wit? rebeling the frestdett
for hin outrageous usurpation, distinctly
asks for legislative action. Ee i-aid,"Ie
meriti promptconsideration and decisive
action, not only by the General Assem?
bly, but by Congress." Thia ia strong'
language from a Radical Governor to a
Radical President ; bat it ts only an otb
er evidence that times are ohaogiog, and
that the madness of the war and tba
bitterness which succeeded it is passing
away, and that (Be second sober thought
of thc American people is fast asserting j
itself. Scarce bas the thunders of the
guns fired by New York and Pennsylva?
nia died away when boom comes tba
sound of artillery from little Delaware.
Governor Saulsbury, of that Stat?,
while on the subject of Federal interfer?
ence, recommends the passage of a law
making such interference a felony,
punishable with the forfeiture of the
right of suffrage and other penalties
which the Legislature may deem proper
and expedient. The swarms of mar*
ahals made by Federal authority will
have no business in Delaware hereafter
to carry out the beaests of their master
There is little doubt but that Presi?
dent Grant, through his mouth-piece,
Senator Morton, will ask for a little
more reconstruction, as the only means
of keeping the ."outh fro? throwing
their vote solidly for the D?mocratie
candidate for the presidency in 1872.
In a day or so we sh 1! have several
Tolumes of kuklux ?ad rebel atrocities
before Congress, which will make thc
hair of the truly "roil" Senators and
Members stand on end, and will congeal
the blood in their veins. In this con?
nection Secretary llelknap, at the request
of the President, has prepared a Hst of j
all the murders and outrages committed
io the South since the beginning of the
reconstruction policy. Would it not be
well to have a list of all 'be murders
and outrages committed in the North
during that period. I opine the differ?
eoce would not bs so great. In that
case would reconstruction be the remedy
for the North ? The worse the condi?
tion of thiogs at the Sou'h, the plainer j
it is that reconstruction is a failure, or
it would produce a better condition of j
affairs. Reconstruction has sei ved to
give (he Radicals power for a while,
but I am not sure that they will re en?
act that game ; the recent elections is a
warning which th y will do well to
SUMTER MARKET JANUARY IT.
Cutten for pa?t week ba* remained steady,
with bat little offering. Selei, M bale*. Mar?
ket closes firm at ll(g)13?.
BACON-Side*, 12J@I5; Shoulder*, 11&12J
FLO?K-Fer bbl. $f@Sli.
COFFEE-Lajua/n, 30($00 ; Jara, 4?@0c;
SUGAR-Brown. I2i@14; C., 15@16 ; A , lt
(?00 ; Crushed, I7@t*.
BATESVILLE 8HIRTINOS-Per bal* Vjc.
YARN BY THE BA LB-JJ.40c. Per booen.
NEW YORK MARKET. JAN IS.
On the ?vening of tba 22nd alt., st tb* resi?
dence of the bride'* father, by Ree. H. W. Ma?
hony Mr. B. WITHERSPOON BROWN ?o Mia*
M. LENORA FULWOOD. AU of Seater
On 22nd Deeetnher. 1870, at tb* reaidaco* of J
th* bride's r.itb r. by Re?. W. II. batta, Mr. T.
G. M. DENNIS, and Miaa ISABELLA J.
CHANDLER, third daughter of Eliaa Chandler,
B*q., all of S JOB ter Coan:;.
On the 28tb ult. 4} o'clock, at Z>. J. Brad
bam s, by Ree. U. W. Mahony, bia ?on, WIL?
LIAM AUG US MAHONY, tv Mia* REBECCA
ANN RIDGILL. of Clarendon Coaoty.
DI LD. i? ? "aron-'on. 6. C., Dace?ber Hat
18.0, MASON REAM8. infant ?on of E. A. ead
S. H. Chandler, aged 4 Boatos and S dayl
"Life ia a ?pan, a fleeting boar.
How coon the Tapoor flies !
Maa if a under, treatise lower,
That eren ia blooaing die?."
'?IKE REGULAR MONTHLYCOMM?NICA
1 TI09 OF CLAltBJ ONT LODGE, NO ?4,
A.-. P.*. M.*. will bs haldon Tbartdsy eraaiag,
Feb 2., 1870. at 7 o'clock.
By order of
T. V. WALSH, W.\ M.*.
M. C. WILLIS. Secretary.
Jan 4. 1871. _
"Th* beet ?fall waya
10 Isagtbsn oar dort
11 to steal a few hear*"-of thaw.
L/W rosey. /
Tbs best of all waya
To lengthen oar darr
Ia lo bag a for boara of tia*,-af
C. T. MASON.
A beautiful A?iuif*af*f
WATCHES aad JEWBLRY. WEDDIN'? AND
ENGAGEMENT RINGS, wi taos t ead.
C T MASON'S JEWELRY STORE.
THE OFFICE ON COURT HOUSE SQUARE
formerly oecapiad by fi* Beater New?.
A. A- SOLOMONS.
Jan ll . 4 \
Mylo of J. M. TINDALL A CO, and witt ?en?
tina* tb?G<tt*r*l Mtiibilliillaililm, lia h
? ia arura nt M an lift mr 'I 1. n\)m (mM WUT
be pleased to ta* thar tViesd^c^l^MUawj?.
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TWJLNTYBJttD OP FINI WXU 11?IJ.B
OF GOOD QUALITY,
NECESSARY 102 HACINO A 000D
CROP, ANO PLANTERS
TO SUMTER, ASS INVITED TO CALL
EXAMINE MT STOCK WHICH
Bl SOLD LOW fOt CASH. THEY ARI
IN TIMK TOR PMPARING THE LAND,
AND WILL BK OFFERED
A. A. SOLOMONS, WHO HAS ORDKRKD A
GOOD SUPPLY ALSO OP TRACKS,
PLOW BRIDLXS.HAMKS, ASKS, Ac
OK WILL H AVK A PRETTY ASSORTMENT
OP PRINTS, ON ARRIVAL OP
THE SUBSCRIBER, AGENT FOR
the Wando Company, in Sumter County,
ea mw! !r reqnett all those who bara not yet
paid op, to call and settle promptly as it ia
necessary that they ?boo W do so. The Company
require* BM to (tye this notice.
I WILL PAT THE ABOVE RK
ward for tba recovery of a COW and
YKAHLING of the following decerip
tioc : Duo row with the top par' ?rf one hera
lort-yearling red, marked two splits in eaeh
ear. Apply le- tab oQer, or to
W. M. OREEN.
Jaa 18-2t] Lynchburg.
Coifs Military and Commercial
MATESVILLE, S. C.
Boya prepared for Col leg? or Sasloee*.
Pirat Sessioa, from Oct. 1st to Feb. Ufo.
Second Senior, from Fob. 16tb to Jone 10th.
TERMS :-$100,00 per lesiion, for Beard and
Tuition, ia advaaee. Spacial In?traction
S'rea Io Penmaaehip and Book-keeping,
usines? F<trau ?od Account?.
For farther information, address
Carr. W. H. COIT.
Jan 1?_ Meye?yilleL8J_C.
Sumter Book Store?
LETTER PIPER. 10 conti, par qaira.
Fools Cap paper. 15 -cate, per quirt.
Blank Booka and Diaries for 1871.
Writing Desks and Work Bozas.
Hair Brashes and Tooth Braak?.
Combs and Paney Artifice.
A urge lot ?r Miscellaneous Bock?,
And.Cheap Noyais, at reduced rates.
Jaa BF_ A. WHITI_A CO
Fire ?nsnrance Company,
SAN FRANCISCO. CALIFORNIA.
Seearity bj State Law....._.$55,???,0?? GOLD.
Largest Fir* Iasaraaee Company ta America.
Policies we??) payable ia Geld tf cleared.
A. WHITS. Agent,
Jaa 1? Sam ter, A. C.
-- e ?
DEPOSITS VP OME DOLLAR AND UP
* WARDS RECEIVED.
lateran allowed at ta* rate et Serea par coat.
par aaa am ea Oartiiestaa
ef Deposit, ead* Sta par coat, ac SAVINGS
COMPOUNDED KVRBY 8IX MONTHS.
WM. MARTIN Pratt coat.
JOHN ft. PALM KR, 1 viaaPtmMaatav
JOHN P. THOM AU, 1 V"* rmI1I,,K
A. OV BRSaiXIR, Cas&W.
JOHN C B- 8MI73, As?is?*? Cashier. .
J. W. DARGAN, Assistant Caewlcr ai Samte?.
Local Fmaxee Camm?lee at Sumter.
wahi ?a i^irawa xmt^^trT^'
.. ./?'?;'> ie .'
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FOR SALE BY j|
?gN FACTORS '
The Great Fertilizer for Cotton and all Crops.
Tho unparalleled sorees? of this Great Fertiliser on ALL CROPS, protea it te be the BIST ead
CHEAPEST Manure now offered in th? market
It has been used bj many of the most eminent Planten io the Sooth, ead
In every single instance :t has given Entire Satisfaction.
Oe COTTON its effeete *iave been part'c??larly marked. It is no rare thing fer WIIANN'8
PHOSPHATE ie ?aereas? the yield from ONE HUNDRED TO TWO HUNDRED PER CENT.,
or even more!
Mr? Gee. C. Dixon, an eminent planter of Cameron, Ga., in a letter t- the "fianeer A Planter,"
says that in aa experiment with seven lending Superphnspbarea and Guanos, the WHANN'S
proved itself the best ef ell those tried, paying a ?et profit at tbe lew market raie?>f$30te per
aere ef est lea- A'eepj of Mr. Dixon's letter famished on application.
FOR SALE BY
CILAGHORN, HERRING & CO..
Charleston, S. C. and Augusta, Ga.
Jan 18 3m
CHA?. H. MOISE,
In sn ran oe Agent,
Sumter, S" C.
Liverpool & London ? Globe
ASSETS IN GOLD_.f20.IOO.000.
ANNUAL INCOME IN GOLD .... eff.OCO.OOO
Rates as low as any First: Class Company.
New York Life
ASSETS._.-..$15 000 000.
ANNUAL INCOME_. $7,000.000.
Kites as low a? any F?r?t Clase Company.
Our planting friend* who desire us to
purchase GUANO. CORN, or BACON
fur them, are requested to hand in their
orders by firs: of February.
Those not wishing to dispose of their
COTTON now are informed .har weean
hold it as long as desired, making a
CA-H ADVANCE of two thirds on
the stime when delivered.
The low price of Bacon at the present
time should be taken advantage of.
The Bulk meats can be smoked with a
loss of only 5 per cent.
Shoulders at ll ceo ts, and sides at
12$ cents, are the present prices Now
is the time to save yoor money.
GREEN & WALSH,
MERCHANTS AND BANKERS,
Sumter, S. C , January 4,1871.
HISKET-N. C. Cora ead Rye,
- Ken t ?ckj, Ry? ead > f
Bourbon, J-- y
8IX-B?:iand aad Doaeit-e, < t o
UM-Jam? ic? aad Do BM* ti?, tj ?" ^
BKANDY- Freoeh aad Dntaeado, >?^
ALB AND PORTER-Engli.h ant ~? ?*
A tn en cr n. ~? a.?
Vf INB "} MadeTra arid Seuppernong .52 "
GERMAN BITTERS -Rommel, Wig ?
gins' Herb Bitters,
Chewing Tubaeeo, ta caddie* aad i box**, af
Sate king ToWeeo, all kinda, ia f. ,:. i ead 1
I po* ad package*.
Segara, a good away different ateta aad al*
Tan aaoea we offer ts tba trade low f#r CASH
ADRIAN A V?LLERS,
J?a 18 ic Wilaaiagtan, N. C.
To AH Concerned.
I tte*:re te fafanw ?be peaple af Bawatsr. that I
a*aprep-*toaVwaB a*a**aar of worit. aaa Mill
Wright- Waase Werta of any d**ert>Joa, I will
repair Water Ona ar Saw WiTta. Grist Mn?,
bdld Caatoa 8*t*wa. aaa* any werh ia rbi*- Rae,
I Mamad tal* basinets recatariy as aa apareo
tata, sad caa retar ta eatapeteat gnatieatea far
IWOOB) seadatioa ? li,* on rb* nain road, arar
IHegfcra Mill, eboat three milw fVnej >vmtor.
CALHOUN VAUGHN. -
tm ll- ,,,;. *?
~ Filial Notice.
La* PERSONS lTfDBBTRDTOTHl FIRM
_L OF A. ANDlRfON A CO., ar*** -mm
gr^ BBf iwetMaa, I ?at lamaalbad ba ab***
isa. i ' at ? en/nviag i aitaet.
Mihi * ? .i-.'? ..
?ats TOWARD PaBRY.' '
san - - ?*?? ii ?- fliij^.^- ?...
aw aaawoag swrwt? ep^aaaita vaarwtrlBw SM
CSR KA T"
GOOD FAMILY FLOUR,
15 lbs. for $1,00.
GOOD COFFEE, 20 ets. per lb.
j PRIME COFFEE, 25 cts. per lb.
GOOD BROWN SUGAR,
12 1-2 cents per lb.
GOSHEN BUTTER, 40c, per lb.
LARD, 20 cents per pound
6 pounds for $1.00.
HYS< N TEA, $1.00 per lb.
TO ABRIRE, 10 1-2 cts. per lb.
A FINE STOCK OF
At Greatly !' educed Prices,
Sumter, S. C.
MANUFACTURED AT CHARLESTON, S. C
WiuG.BEJ & CO.,
las Beei ****** fi Mee.
THE SUBSCRIBI? is prepared le supply all
erden frees Plantera oe eui-A,
"Feat joter hod cr*d ii viii Feed Yo*"
Circulars tad Tenn* ca epfdleedre?.
JOSEPH JOHNSON, Agent,
Ai t. F. WM* S*** email Street.