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"LET L'S lt AVE PEACE.?
Toe President** Proclamation Under
the Ku-Klux Act.
WASHINGTON, Maj 4.
The President has i.-sutd hw procla?
mation as follows :?
Thc act of Cong re's*" en-ti fled "An act
to enforce the provisions of the Four
teeuth amendaient to the Constitution
of the I'uited Slates, aud for other
pm pases, approved April 20, A. D.
1871," beiug a law of extraordinary pi:b
lie importance, I consider it my duty to
issue this my proclamation, calling the
attention of ike people ol* the United
fetales tlureto, enjoiuiug upon all good
citizens, especially upon all public offi?
cers, to bc zealous in> the enforcement
thereof, ano warning all persons to
abstain from committing any of the acts
J hereby prohibited. 'Ibis law of Con
gress applies to ail parts of the United
?tates, and will be enforced everywhere
to the extent of thc power vested in the
Execrative, But inasmuch as the neces?
sity therefor is well known to have been
Cau?ed chiefly by persistent violations
of the rights ot citizens of the United
States by combinations of lawless and
disaffected persons iu certain localities
lately the theatre of insurrection and
military conflict, 1 do particularly exhort
the people of those parts of the country
to ?u repress all such combinations by
their own voluL'ary efforts, through the
agency of the local laws,and to inamtaiu
the rights ol all ci izeos ol the Uuited
States, and to secure tu all such citizens
the equal protection ?si tire laws.
Fully sensible of the responsibility
in.posed upon ti.e Executive by the act
of Congress1, to which public attentiuu
is uow called, and reluctant to call info
exercise any of the extraordin?r} powers
thereby conferred upon 'JIC, except in
ta.-*? ?J imperative uevosiiy, 1 do never-"
thelts- deem it my duty tu make knowo
that 1 val] not hesitate to exhaust the
powers thus vented in ?lie Executive,
whenever and wherever it shall become
necessary to do so fvr the purpose ot
securing to all citizens of the Toiled
States the peaceful enjoyment of the
rights guaranieed to them by the consti?
tution and lani. It is my earnest wish
that peace and cheerful obedience to
law may prevail throughout the laud,
and that all tracts of our bte uuhappy
civil strife may bc speedily removed.
These ends ea? be e-asi'y reached by ;
acquiescence in the results of thc conflict ;
now written in our constitution,aud the ;
due and proper enforcement of eijual, j
just and impartial laws iu every part ol'
our country. The failure of local cutu
inuuitics to furnish such means for the
obtainment tl resu.ts s<? earnestly desir
? ii. imposed ?pun tire National Govern**
Uaeut the doty of putting fur Ur ali its i
eocrgie-j tut thc protection of its titizens
?.-f every race and color, and fur the
restoration of peace aud order through
cut the entire country.
lu testimony whereof I have set my
hand, and caused the seal of the United |
States to bc affixed.
1 'one at the City of Washington, this I
third day vf May, in the year of oar'
Luid eighteen hundred and seventy-one, j
t?md of the [odepxttdeuee of ?he United
.JtaUs. the ninety nJ'th.
(.Signed.^ U. S. GRANT.
.LYNCH LAT?V IN WILLIAMSBURG.
The Kings;ree St.tr contains the
following account of ihe hanging of two j
negroes in tint equity, ladt week :
Our heretofore ??rtict and peaceable j
di.-:? ie: i.:i? !.. i II ?.-;uib. -? and slicked
at tt.v h mging ni tv? negro men. which '
recurred i.ii M .nd.iv and Thursday
nights <.!' i:ist wc? k. The first of ?hes?* .
executions tfi.k p'ace ne:ir Coward's
Sta-'inn. un th? Northeastern Kail Uoad,
i?n the 'U h ult . and the usher un .
' Ul'en's Koad. on lh? li~.h ult. ('uro- j
uer l>onath was notified, and held io-j
<?'!? -.- ?.v. r their !??. ! i. s At the hives- j
Illation of l?ji,i.l K iwanis, thc first
Vlei in, he !. a;iud li.at a party of
<: d io'-n (-ame tJ the house where
K.xards w i- -':uin_'. I?;?- i.i thc night,.]
! >e?<'e:?-d hitu trotn auion?; some other j
w gr ?<?? and earrie I him t il' He was '
h.und tie i.<-*' H.- i H H j a short distance j
fr? m the bou-e .?^?pended to a tree with
r p - aio'iiid hi- n.ck. Alexander Mc .
? t! ... .<:] i .. ?CMii, K3? v .- t< il in
tl.- hight .,. ? sl-Oi :ke?l < tl' of hi? h-.'l-e
a?.d i ii' : .;. :h?- ?ide ..f the public road. :
ah lr? In.;- - North ?f Ci = t - village
Wv n-' ii:; -; II I : :i...f nothing wjs
<.!;?'.?] . t th? investigations, of thc
< ui ::. i (.. ; ;, n?ty any itoe eouneeted
v. th b..?i-unlawful proceedings That
I hey are a lu?!.] and li.- 'O mil e.'. ?e? of i
b< .. v.. !i organs/" I. lhere seems hut I
lil . .!. .f f. a* is ,\ ;.j nt hy the Cool '
and . -.. mai ic mann? r of their perfor !
i: .'. - A g"iitlen?:iii fihw lives tu the i
i . ?.?.?. i wh< ie McCiaM was h lng.
???....in.? U>thal he was aroused late at
i . !.t hy a party of i?:? ti to b arn from
1..UI lh?* loCaMojj i.l M:-r|;du*> Qo .se * :
?' .t heilig a little eau*iou* ti* ???t out at
thal lime lu a I"- l\ "! horst mell. h" was [
politely informed hy them, that h?
K mid not be ?.'?lesled ll** says he ]
i?? i'lur r-.i' gtiiz d their persons or i
v"*'r- , , I
Vi i- re?*r--l that such a dephirable con- '
dillon nf I!I?H?-5 should i.xi?t in our I
d strict Wilily ii,*" present government i
affords ti:-- y-,.<,.'.,- r?ry I.?'..- prut ct inn
m any resjieet, and they nave lost eon
fi lenee in ;ts j .-ti. .? and ability t^y :
redress tbeti nroii^s, ihe remedy i.
. li -_v ett'j'l y is <!. .?:.. r.ife and danger-j
o'i> . we. and -!i"ti'd uo.1 ho res.?rtcd to j
TA ?ile 'here i* lb? -etub n ec ofhope in I
!:!.. Courts ut the team rv.
The anforiauate vio?aia who havel
h?C*i si> aummnrily d< ait with, arr- Kiid j
to have been pr?!e?<io::3i ?hieven and
1 d-t.. rs. ail--..ely ^eenpaiiun Wa* in j
< pr? dating up??i ;i*? property ot t hoir I
I-jghhot*, ureuRuig yptu bousrsand
i nomi!ting iii! manner ..!' iheft. Their
#.??. ..." is wer? ?.> bid IQ this respect
I iai Jio V appear lu hav# m? ?ympathy !
i ?rn t ifi.tr th<- blank? ur whites, wbero j
lac. ?er? Stun-so. We tnr*t that hil!
evil .1 je:.? ;..!fc^ Wiii'iiin^ fruin the '
jute yr'iieii ha* overfl?ken 'in -:e mc*?, mid '
tba? we m tv never'?JB-?in be eoHetl upon 1
to enr^ntele ?oeh ij**anerats .shte-ia ol
T.iu ".'"i.oier has handed u? th& HA- ?
JO?A?I^, VI iii li is? fuind piii??J 'o the I
lite?.? of AK. .Uer: .m:
..Hrtidq.ttrrerfi, Apr?'?'h. 1S71.*)
(iou^rel Oid<?r. No. 10. )
lidWu-. ! Kewaro ! Hewart* ! tor uno.
Sud si>; kc n.e*o *iia. tie ?-aj--?t ware I
V.'?- ? .1 ??O? *?i*va?.i lo ihii iohU'f.us|
an d st eal i og, which is go'.ng on. ^
are taught, 'Thou 6halt not steal/ ar
again, 'Love thy neighbor as tbyseli
A word to all-Beware L
_ K. K. K."
OUR WASHINGTON LETTEI
WASHINGTON?. C., May 2,1871.
Among the lastest rumors as to tl
treaty which the Juint High Commis
sion-lave fixed up, isthat it has bee
agreed that for the future no arme
vessels are to be fitted out in a neutn
country, to prey upon the commerce <
a friendly power, and ii a vessel escapi
as did the Alabama, the vessel" shall b
seized on the first opportunity. It i
also agreed that tim proviaion of th
treaty shall be retroactive as to th
j Alabama claims. A mixed court c
claims is to be instituted before whic
claimants must go and prove thei
claims. It is also 8grced : That
nation is responsible for the violation c
its municipal laws,.where such violatio
results iu damages to another nation o
its citizens. This opens the way io
British claimants for cotton seizure
made by our military authorities in th
South, to bring their claims before th
mixed court ol' claims. Canada, n<
doubt, will bring in a nice round sum fo
Fenian claims. By: the time we ar
through with the Wasted Britishers ii
i his business, we will not only DO
rcceivg au apology for the iosult to om
National honor, as claimed by Mr
Sumner, but we will bc brought in debt
as the cottoo and Feuiiii claims wil
more than balance the claims arising
out of thc Alabama's depredations.
With the exception of judge Nelson
who is an eminent jurist, our portioi
of the cpramis>ion are a set of noodles
av compared with the Eogli.sh jockeys
and what common sense our noodle;
did possess was knoeked out of then
by thc overpowering condescention o
thc English noblemen who played theil
titles as a good card and it won. Th?
general impression is, from what ha?
beer gleaned, that thc adojinistraticL
will gain no credit by this treaty, as ii
will not suit thc people who have beet
taught hy thc Radicals that nothing
less than an ample apology, or blood
would suffice for England's action it
the Alabama case, and this backdown
.viii not be at all creditable alter the
wiudy message of thc President, the
vaporings of thc Michigan blatherskite
-(.'handler-and thc partizan dodge ol
Sumner, as shown by his violent
harangue on this subject-but the lat?
ter will oppose the treaty in the Senate.
Ben Wade has been announced as
having declined the proposed nomina?
tion for Gov?rnor of Ohio, by the Rad?
icals. Benjamin is pitying with his
Jladicai friend; as did Shcnck last fall,
who, white vowing he w-mld never
ensont io be a candidate, consented.
Ben is playing the part of the coy mai?
den and only wants a little coaxing, so
as to nfik.' it appear that he sacrificed
himself for the good of his party, acd
he will aeffpt ; and if lie is the candi
Jato, thc probabilities are very greatly
in favor <if his bein* mcrifioed or?, the
shrine ?if his ambition. B r; cant five
outside of au o?iee ol some kind and be
happy, he would rather bc town consta?
ble than a private citiz'ju. lie does
so despise being a nobody.
In the Supr?me Court yesterday, Mr.
Just iee Cliliord aunounced affirmatiee
icc;sor.s on the two questions, viz: 4,Is
the Act of Congress known M the
Legal tender Act . constitutional as to
contracts made before its passage ? Is it
valid as to transactions since ifs pas
sago ?" The Chief Justice, with Asso?
ciate Justices Nelson, Clifford and Field
dis.scttt <>u both propositions, holding
that (he act ol ('.ingress so far as appli?
cable to contracta un le before and since
its passage is repugnant to thc constitu?
tion ai.J void. The New York Tribune
says, in speaking of this decision, that :
..The roost serious objection to the action
of Justices Sir.ug 5i Bradley of thc U
S. Supreme Court, is, that they have
overturned and brought info contempt a
recent very catt Jul decidion of their
own court, by ruling, with little argu?
ment and au uti usual haste, on thc ?<*/<.
OM Kltirk" li* H htt*l but (t tltort ti MA brj'ir':
If ?* pnui'tttir'M'ttle*." So'says Horace
Greeley. Now f do ?ot assert that
I'rt .-?dent (irani did make a proposition
to Messrs. Strong and Bradley, that if
they would decide thus anti so they could
have the appointments on thc Supreme
bench, but I do assert that prominent
Radicals threatened that the decision
of the court would be reversed, aud that
it was known that the judges were
expected to do ju*t what they were
appointed for. namely : to reverse the
decision tn the Legal tender ea*e, which
they have done, and as Horace says in
Concludion about justice Strong, which
will apply as well to justice Bradley :
'Lti him Le u? pure as enow, he cannot
for this, exiupe condemnation," I hare
not the proofs, but lam morally ser tain
that General Grunt packed the rupreme
hench ia order to aecompliKh just whet
has been accomplished. May (leaves
avert ike calamity of any Miora deaths
or resignations oti tho supreme bench,
tor iu that casu ?te would goon have the
highett tribunal io th? laud presided
over by the dandy Coo lt I mg, and it
would bs a mera adjunct to the ring
whian DOW runs tbs i'resideut sad tbs
The CbUf Ju*tiee will viait the
Cnbeeda mineral springs,. Waukesha,
\Yis., ?(ux ?hs eoust adjourns, io ords?
to partake of its wonderful waters.
These waters cure Bright's dlseai
hitherto considered incurable, diabel
and similar diseases. It is Dost effie
cioos io scarlet farer, being used a
recommended bj the regalar fecal
here. I trust the curative power oft
Bethesda waters maj restore the Chi
Justice to entire health again, as at tr
period of our country's trouble there
DO life more valuable to the Americ;
people than that of Salmon P. Chase,
maa who values couotry and right abo
, WEDNESDAY, MAY IO.
A. A. GILBERT.EDITI
.The papers of the State-Democrat
and Republican-have discussed, som
what at length, this proposed measui
of relief for existing evils ID the Sta
Government. Leading men, too, of bot
parties, have participated in chis discu
sion. And, so far, we have been pleas
ed to observe, no objectioo thereto bi
been raised. As a broad principle <
justice, according equal proportional
representation to the miooritj, we ha?
noticed with satisfaction acquiescent
on the part of sundry of the Rep?blica
leaders, white and colored.
As, in our opinion, involving refori
to a very considerable extent, it meei
our hearty approval, aud we propose i
our Dext issue, to give our readers som
of the poi uti? therewith cuuuected.
- ..<?.?- --
"Sf?TEH* AND TUE KU KLUX
It improper to say that the articl
signed* Sumter," aud pr'mted in OUT las
issue, is from thc pen of a Democrat
a staunch Democrat-a clear and iode
pendent thicker-a Democrat wh
thought the Press Conference and Re
form Party went too far in the way c
eoncessioot and, to the end, did not en
don?e the positioD assumed.
"Sumter ' us^s strot g ?aogcage-un
necessarily slrong, we think, wheo chat
acteriting the acts he condemns.
But he feels, and deeply feds, tba
midnight ururdcr and scourgiog, undc
disguise, be the evils from which w
suffer what they may, are in violatioi
of a high and pure christian sentimen
and prac'iee-roota'ly wrong; and tha
they are working for as prreat harm, ii
thc increased and iuercasiuj; strengt 1
thereby bei?g given our enemies.
Upon these points we agree with bin
fully ; and would be mentally blind dit
we not see how our cause-the cause o
freedom and good government in thi
South-the C3use of the Northen
Democracy, is being damaged.
The Democratic papers of the Noni
and of thc South teem with assurance!
aol exhortations on this subject.
The following extract fr.-ni thc Now
York correspondence of thc Charleston
X' trx is a sample :
'.You cati hardly cone-ive how tun'-li
they are hurting the ea?t?e of Conserva
tism here. There are thousands of fair
minded men here, who have been acting
with the Republican organization, but
who have been gradually cooling in their
faith ia it, who find themselves getting
indignant and working back into the
old ruts. It is hard to persuade these
people that these reports are Hies."
They will r??ply that where there is so
much smoke there must be-some fire.
One (dogie instance of lawlessness
proven, as ic the case of the Union
County hangings, pires color in the
Northern mind to the thousand pretcn
ded cases reported by the Radient press.
Tttir.TIPH OF OTKDH'AL ?CIENTE.
In DO other branch of the Medical
Science has there been more decided
triumphs than iu the Surgical. A wry
of relief for many of -.he most complica*
ted, difficult und dangeroas physical
afflictions to which human fle-.h is heir,
has been found iu the skillful usc of
the knife or o^ier surgical instrument*.
An instance at present under our
observation prompts s.ud bears out the
We have on our dok a cataract, near?
ly us large as a cow pea. cat and ty ten
from the eye of Mr. lt J. W. hrNQLhSH,
ot Salem, by Prof. J. J. CuisoLM, of
the Medical Uuirer>iy of Marv land,
Hal ti ut ore.
Tire visioa of the eye from which
this formidable destroyer of sight was
removed, by the master head of the
operator, had beeoooe so much obscured
as to amouut almost to total blindness.
The operation-one of the most fearful
ty painful known to the science-by the
determined protestation of the patent,
was performed without the use of
chloroform, exhibiting a will and a
nerve rarely found in sensitive man?
hood. The eye ball was penetrated,
and this relatively monstrous substance,
was removed iu about fifty-two seconds.
The wound of the eye has now i
entirely healed, assuming ita natural
appearance, and Mr. KNOUSB read the
small print of the Charleston Cotsrierr
at our office, a few day* ago, using only
Use eye from which the extraction had,
taken place, with the aid ot his glasees,
wita.readiness and ease.
South Carolina hat bid just canse of
pride io roany j?f ber ausa, who h?re
gone abroad to reflect thc light of ker,
genius and learning, and the ming fame
of Prof. CBI*>LM. from Kia sea? of
Modi eal Science at Baltimore, ha? pre ;
*ie*tli J?? heraestad beek to gratify
hw fco?? wataoga*.
AHO NEV WORLD. By G, W. W, ''
We feel much, indebted to oar en
teemed friend, GEO. W. WILLIAMS, for
bis courteous presentation of a copy
of bte beautiful volume, bearing the
It is madejrp of familiar Tetters,
written, for tbe most part, during foreign*
travel, and published originally in the
Southern Christian Advocate ?nd the"
journals o? the city of Charleston, and
is inscribed, "To my beloved wife and
precious children." From the press of
WALKER, EVANS & COGSWELL, of
Charleston, the book-in its printing,
paper and binding-would reflect credit
upon any of the famed publishing houses
cf the couDtry. And here we resmark,
parenthetically, that we are glad Mr.
WILLIAMS patronizes home industry
and enterprise, as evidenced in the
printing of this book. The almost
universal habit of the days of slavery,
of sending abroad for that which may
as well be obtained at home, most
cease if we ever hop* to increase and
build ap a wealth, population and in
flueece around us.
Thi? elegant volume, as the preface
informs us, "is intended for private
circulation," and yet we had almost
wished it were otherwise, since we have
found it one of the most readable books
which has recently fallen iutoourhaad?
-a book interesting to the general
reader anywhere, and worthy the library
shelf, becauso, (if for nothing else) of
the great amount of valuable informa?
tion to be fouud within ita lids.
Thc first sixty pages contain twelve
letters, written during a tour of two
months in thc''Queen of the Antilles."
From these we have learned more of
that beautiful land of tropical fruits
aud flowers than ever we knew before.
In fact, it is almost a marvel how tbe
.writer gathered so much information of
men and things there, in so brief a
period. It exhibits to the mind the
fact, that thc same well directed energy
and assiduous care, which bas brought
colossal success ia the commercial areoa,
is made to bear upon whatever bis head
or bauds find to do. This information,
too, is presented iu a style pleasing and
puinted. Mullum in parva seems to
have brea the design, and yet there is
principle and sentiment, poetry and
description enough, commingled with
facts and figures, to make the reader
turn steadily the leaves of the book
with unflagging interest. And anon,
as the luxuriant natural grandeur of
mountain and vally-odoriferous field
or grove, appear in view, smiling beneath
thc bandi of the Great aud Adorable
God, the writer's love of the sublime
and beautiful gushes forth, and you have
an exclamation of delight, or may bc a
comparison with bis own "Sweet vale of
Nacooehee," 'midst his native hills aud
mountains of Georgia.
Thc forty pages following coo tain
sketches of Wayside Travel iu the
United States and British America,
li.lt ?more-The "Quaker City"-New
Yuik-Mount Washington, the cloud
capped White Mountain peak, of New
Hampshire-Quebec, and rt* classic
memories of Wolfe and Montcalm
Niagara Falls-Cincinnati- Louisville
- Man.moth Cave-Nashville, &o, are
all brought in review, in seven letters
Thirty one letters fill one hundred
atid twenty pa^cs next, wi:h '-?Sketches
of what I ?aw in Europe."
Mr. WILLIAMS embarks, in July,
on the fine French steamer
Napoleon HI," for France. Pari?" is
visited, and the Emperor's splendid /-te,
on the 10th of August, when all the
great city teems with the glitter aud
show of French enthusiasm, is witnessed.
From Paris to Lyons-from Lyons to
Strasburg-from thence to lissie, Gene?
va and Munich, Switzerland-thence to
Vienna, 1'iague, l>resdeD, Merlin, lian -
burg, llanover, Frankfort, Mayeuce,
"Bingen on the Rhiue," Cologne, the
birth place of Nero, (who fiddled while
Home was burning), Aix la Chapelle
(Prussia), Brussels, Waterloo battle
ground, and returns to Paris-thence to
Loudon EdioluTg, Aberdeen, Glasgow,
and Wales-thence to Liverpool and
back to Charleston, iu November.
The remark in regard to the extent
of information personally gathered is
specially appliciblo to this European
The latter part of the book-ont hun?
dred and forty pages more-is filled with
miscellaneous papers aud correspon?
dence, some of which go to illustrate
the public as weH a? private life of the
author, for which latter "ou apology is
deemed necessary," as it is now more
distinctly stated that "this isa family
book, dsfeigned wholly for inj children,
and for thu familiar friend* who take an
interest in its detail-," and "there is
net to be a copy of the book sold,"
Among the "Mwcellaooui tapers,"
we find a memoir ot Major EDWA&D
WILLIAMS (father of G. W." W.)f and
an obituary of the same, iq blank rene,
bj Re*/. H. A. C. WALK?. These
(espeejally the lsUCT) ?ho#^t^t>aa^,
faiah; -and beauty /of thought and ia*-'
gagg?. We kw+xmV* ?et a pieetof
blank tent tht&pf*?jlipm'.
"Nacooehee and it? SirroemdiBgi,"
(th? ait'w? place nf tte writer, and
whare he is now building an ?laborai?
mansion) eonatittrta anothw mtwet?ag
fei?ore of ihes? ?attar page*.
- Under' the intuit* of
H**r&? kn* jeir, of **m>%
war, the author breaksv/otiU ID swegio
admirttiosu Hear Mm : f
"Io my ramble of. twenty thoasand
" toiles, I-luve found oo country to me
" more lovely'than Nscoochee and ita
" surroundings. Not even the tropica*
u valleys of the West Indies, with their
" majestic palma, fragrant fruits and
?i flowers ; nor Italy, with its vite clad
" h iRs and groves of olives and oranges;
" nor $wiuerlan4, with its silvery lakes,
" fertile valleys, mountain gorges and
" snow-capped Alps."
None of these charm him like his
own dear NVcoochee,
'.Where the zepbyzr's par?ame as from the spice
Mount up from the Talley to welcome the morn;
Where the vale rob? the lephyri to gladden tie
high I an di,
With sweetness that e'en to proud Yoaah is
'Tis a Talley of peace, rieb in every soft feature,
In sunshine or shade, in its own verdant green,
'Tis Georgia's Egeria, mest lovely by nt ture,
Carved oat of a chaos of wrld mountain ?cone."
Never before, probably, waa 'the fruit
prospect more encouraging than at pre?
sent. The young fruit presenta a much
more healtby and vigor?os appearance
than usual. The Augusta Chronicle
d' Sentinel says that thia fr ait year is
notable for the promise of three things
the earliest fruit, the beat fruit, abd the
most abundant crop ever known.
The fruit growers of the Aiken region
have held a publie meeting, in order to
dertermine the best modes and routes of
of shipping, <fcc. A uniform size of
"crate" was agreed upon, 22 inches
long, 16 ?aches wide ead 8 ioehes deep.
The peach-growers, present at the meet?
ing, estimated their crops the present
year at 19,72 > crates.
* BUSINESS ENTERPRISE.
Our friend, J. N. ROBSON, Comrais
sion Merchant, of Charleston, has Mot
us a beautifully executed Photograph,
of large size, of his new and commodious
business building, 68 East Bay, and 1
and 2 Atlantic Wharf. We esteem the
courtesy, and meanwhile point to him
as an example of a business min--fall
of unquenchable energy and devotion to
high-toned principles of probity, prompt?
ness and liberality, and a free, constant
use of the influence of the press in
making known his business io the peo?
ple. We send him greeting oar warm*
est gratul&tions on his success.
it is singular, as trade becomes dull
and times bard, that some of our short*
sighted merchants and traders enrtail
their advertising, ander A mistaken
notion of economy ! Nov, it seems to
us that it is jost when busin ? so ia slaek
and money scarce that the denier weeda
to address bis most potent eloquence to
customers, to bhow them that he tan
make it worth their while to deal with
him A rural conti mporsry, discours?
ing oo this subjee', offers traders the
following gratuitous advice, which
Artemus Wark would, perhaps, be ia
dined to consider "sar-kas ti cal ?
"D^n't advertise; it's a bad plan. It
will call attention to your place of bust
nese, and it is much better for people
who want to trade with you to hunt yon
op. It gives your customers exercise
and makes them healthy. Beside?, if
you advertise, somebody will buy your [
'? wis, and theo you wilt have to get
more, and it will be a great bother to
A sa CAKE ACBB or GBOUXD.
Measure off 209 feet on each side,
and you will have a square acre within
NEGBOES OK RAILWAY CABS--A
D KC I ft I Ol? B EGA BM N G THEIR
BJ KC TM KKT?
NARHAILLE, TENN., May 2 -On
complaint of George Carpenter and wife
(colored,) Mr. Compton, con doctor on
the Louisville sud Nashville railroad,
and others, were indicted ia the United
States Court, DOW in session here, for
forcibly ejectiog them from the ladies'
car on raid road. The defendant's
counsel moved to quash the indictment,
and after argumeot, Judge Trigg decided
io favor of the defendant. The ground
of the decision waa that common car?
ries had a right to regulate their own
affairs. He decided, farther, that the
plaintiffs might sae for damages, the
jury to determine where their rights
had been infringed._
Cot toa active, with ea ad va nee of ? eeo t.
Sales past week have ruled from W to IS et?, ac
jor-ing to grade. Sedes IO balee, market closes
BACOX-Sidee, Ii,@!*4; Shoulders, I SJ?
111 Ha ms. 25.
FLOUR-Per bbl. f7@$12. ' .
COFFBE-Lagueyra, ; /ava, 4ttBte;
SCOAR-Brown, 12J@H; C., 16@lt; A* ?V
QaO; Crushed, IT^?S.
$TK&Vl?X81lt*WQB?** W* fie.
TARS BY tHB BAisVwUte. Fer Hows.
rtXEt RB0??,A7al??rTHLT CtMMUVK
? T?0N OF ?LAER* 0?* JUHX3R, BO
, -, - f.M*.;<7*f-, ?: "H'M A
DI BD, on' Sunday night, the SOlb of April
lait, S. ROBERT, son of S. K. and R. 8. A. H.
Bp??iH^aged i years, 7 months and 9 day?. '
"fie is not dead bet jleepeth.^
To the tet?zens of Sumter.
Tho Cen ncii having rooted aa office in the rear
of the Court Hooae, the books and papers of the
Town will ho there at ell times for reference or
inspection. The Coo oeil wi H meet otoo a -week
and the citizens ara respectfully iovlted to attend.
The Town is divided into four Wards, and a
Warden placed ia dargo of eaeh. Citizens bar
lag complaints or desiring any repairs to streets,
fill please eommocieate their wishes to the
Council in writing.
I would respeetfnlly inform the cit liens of the
Town that the present shall be my last town
office, abd twill appreciate the assistance of all
to-enable the now Coen*ti te work for the good
of Sumter the present year.
E. C. GREEN, Intendant.
Sumter, 8. C., May 10,1871.
THE. DARLINGTON INDEX.
Luis A WesTBrRT Proprietors.
The undersigned, baring purchased the Press
and Material of the Darlington Democrat, pro?
pose so commence oe the 11th day of May neit,
at Darlington C. H., the publication of a Weekly
Newspaper coder the above caption. Both being
Practical Printers they cfo not commence aa
enterprise, nith the difficulties and requirements
cf which, they are unacquainted ; and they feel
that they can, with a rational confider, ce promise
their patrons a paper that will Ihre. It is their
aim to establish a Angelase County Newspaper
-a paper that will diligently gather up aod
present every Local Item of value aad interest,
will give worthy expression to the opinion? and
wishes of those among the Citizens of the Coun?
ty best entitled, by intelligence aod character,
to speak for it, will faithfully represent the peo?
ple of tho County abroad, and will be an inst ruc?
ti von nd pleasant Weekly Visitor to the Family
Io Polities tVy will seek to avoid c-trcxes
aod to make the' Index a true exponent of the
opinions of the most intelligent and the most
discreet of the gowd people of the Coan ty.
The selected matter will be carefully gathered,
and the Editorial columns will be presided over
By a gentleman of acknowledged ability. All
peyona friendly to the establishment of a paper
or the character above described are earnestly
and respectfully requested to give it a prompt
PLANS AND ESTIMATES famished oo
application. Will at end to any business cn
trotted to bim with accuracy and dispatch.
Refers to FOES OR FRIENDS.
AdJrcsa, Eos 20, Manchester. S. C.
ROBERT BROUN, D. S.
COLUMBIA, S. C.
TIIIS new aad Elegantly Famished Zetsb.
li*hmoot. situated io the bnsioess midst of booth
Caroline's Capitol, affords the best and most
pleasant accommodations in the etty.
WM. GORMAN, Propietor.
J. D. Berns, Castrer.
IN STORE !
16,000 BUSHELS CORN,
8,000 Barrels Floor,
150 Barrels Perk,
M Bvxos D. S. and L. C. Sides,
M> Hbda, D. S. aad Smoked Sides end
450 Sacks Rio, Java and Lagaayra Coffee,
20 ITb ts. Demarara and P. R. Sogar,
150 H 1)1 a. Refined Sogar-el! grades,
3*0 Iib.ls.Coba Mola-Ses,
150 BMs. Ceba Melaeeee.
150 Ilbds. Sogar Houae Mola???,
100 Bbls. Sogar Ilonee Molauce,
200 Rates n>v,
2,000 Seeks Salt,
150 BU . and Boxes Crackers,
15 Tobe Botter, .
800 Boxee Soap,
100 Caaee Lye aod Potash,
7? Bbls. aod Tobe Lard.
T5 Bbl?.and Kits Mackerel,
75 Boxes Tobacco,
80 Boxes Soda,
160 Kegs Neile,
5C Boxes Cheese,
For sale bj
F. W. KBRCHNBR,
27, 28 and 2? North Water Street.
May 10_Wilmtoglon, N. C.
?.iL"?- p-? ^Blisial Jatf
*"* ^ sjn^j ?JsV^l
= 2 ? ^^^^P^^^y^jjg^^
For Sale- .
THE place on which X reside, containing aboot
TWO THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED
My phaosrloa eh the 8an tee River/iaClarendon,
eoouiaior TWO THOUSAND TWO HUN? !
The tract ef shoot ELEVEN HUNDRED (U00)
acm,lylagpe?t?y to flamtsr. partly to ?ar a
don, aad ie* miles Seeth of8?ssttr C. H. This
treat ? heavily t?a berri east S > ai adapted to
HOS*.* ore will be sold as a whole, or
j*tafcgt, ? gsT i esAmti ssl sn af la isi j? i si sf s is?V'i af "
QrwjsBWo ix cOf^ifwOw fy nitpmMirf.
JNO. 3. PR.ERS0N.
New Style Window Shades J
A FXHVaeeerteaeat et WOODEN WINDOW
-r f?gfev f# V: Iv 4TCA*s* Agent.
25 cents per pound.
45 cents per pound.
D. S- and Smoked
At 12? cents per ponnd.
Bran, 2 cents per pound.
Shorts, 21-2 cents per lb.
SUMTER, S. C.
MONEY SAVED, IS MONEY]
ALL PERSON'S DESIROUS OF SAVING
HONEY. AND AT THE SA V E TI V E IS
VESTING IN SOMETHING DESI?
RABLE AND USEFUL, AHB
INVITED TO CALL AT
TUE STOKE OF
A. A. SOLOMONS,
WHERB THEY WILL FIND AN EXCEL
LENT ASSORTMENT OF
AU other Styles of
Waich will ht dUpoMd of at VERT LOW
A Fine Assortment of
Tba above Gooda hara bat? recently per- j
abased co lew aa? eelllng EXCLUSIVELY FOR
CASH, I sm enabled te ?Sar gmt radseiaaeato
te CASH BUYERS.
Cali ead tx*arise, and yew aili eaoa be eoe
rleeed that yea are. IST i og money by perehering j
of A. A. SOLOMONS.
The Groeefy Detriment
fa riytanirhid daily, ead at prtseet wed eap
plied with artry thiag eeetul at VERY LOW
A A. SOLOMON^
?ORNSR MAIN AND LIBERTY STS.
rrj - ... ~
w :? at*
It b*. be*, mt?mmif? eat. j
'?S&y *t A- ?O?AMOS*,
Ki tag?** *? v-v ; : * v & .
BY LATE ARRIVAL OUR Sli
OF DRY GOODS, DRESS GOO]
HOISERY, NOTIONS, &c \
is complete in ail departments.
Goods are marked nt PRICES tha
PAY AN INSPECTION OF Tl
BY ALL PURCHASERS.
OUR STOCK OF STAPLE
is kept full at all times, coasts
of all kinds, (Except Liquc
A full line of. Patent Pop?
A large lot of Grenadines of]
perior quality and design.)
" The Largest
ASSORTMENT OF DRESS GOODS in Taj
At GREEN, WALSH * CO'S.
Handsome Printed Organdie
Ail Wool Merinos, De Laines and Empress C.?
Dress . Trimmings,
OF ALL KINDS. TUB LATEST STY!
At GREEN. WALSH A CO S.
Men's and Boy's Clothii
Of every Size and Quality, at Prices
To Seit AU.
Ladies' Linen Suits
Bargains in Long Cloth.
A LARGE AND VARIED
SORTAIENT OF LADIES'
CUFFS AND COLLARS
AI pa cc A?-aU kinds, colors and qealitie*.
Brodie Grenadine Bare,
Running through all C d o rs and Qa?lrtien|
Silks, Poplins, Sttotch Plaids and Fane/ Belaii
Printed and Plain Lawi
8-4 Black India Barege.
Moza tibi qnes in great Variet
Largest ?Jwtrinicat of Harness ia Samter. Cos
awl see it.
A nice line of Striped and plaid
M GREEN, WALSH A CO-S.
Saddles aod Bridies- to snit every or.e.
AND HARDWARE, at retail aed wbwiesalej
At GREEN. WA Li H A CO'S.
Another Lot of those New Style Usu.
BY PURCHASING THE NON EXPLOSIVE]
KEROSINE LAM Ps, to be bad ..n!y
At GREEN. WALSH A COS.
Chin? and Glass Ware.
Crockery of all kinds. I
OF CORN. BACON. LARD. HAMS AND
BUTTER,? OFFRE, TEA andSlGAR,
At OREEN, WALSH A CO'S.
Calf Skin, Sole ead Lacing Leather.
FLO IR. SALT, MOLASSES and MESS
At GREEN, WALSH A CO'S
Philadelphia BooU and Shoes.
F WHITE GOODS, GLOVES, HOSIERY
and DRESS GOODS, Jun received at as?
tonishingly low prices,
By OREEN, WALSH A CO.
Mite's Boots and Shoes. King's Ladies Shoes.
Bargains in Remnants,
At GREEN. WALSH A CO'S.
Planter's owing tts for SnppHes OTB
reqnested io tntei their obliga?
tion* promptly, OM tkis
is the time of the year iee need ow
money. If yon do not wish to
sell Cotton, ve w%B skip and isM ?
GREEN, WALSH * CO. .
We nay tee SWfilSf CA^>*ICat?OB
?0TT05, OB SHIP H> HOED WHSi:
CASE JIVPT ft fff?J??P1*? '
M? BC H AH TS.