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VOLUME I.]. WINNSBORO, S. C., THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 21,1865. rNmm n
TB, TRI-WEEKLY NEWS:
3Y-U J E.* IRITTOlN.'
IlAtS OP' sUnsoIa4TION:
"T HE .NEWS" to published on Tuesday,
Thursday and Seiturday, and will be sup
, lied to subsoribers at $1O0 per month,
nvariably in advanees
Single opples ton cents.
Ordinory adyertisements, ocoupying not
Anore than eight lines, (one squaro,) will be
inserted in "'lux Nxws," at $1.00 for the
rsaindertion and seventy-fve cents for each
Largqr advertisemets, when no contract
is made, will be charged in exact propr
Contraets will be made in'acoovdance with
the following schedule :
columnI mo. $ 80. colauinO mo. $100.
1' d4 4 . of " 4 140.
1 6Q. i 6 " .160.
t., 81" 60. " 1 year 175.
} "8 7. 1 -4 200.
a '1Q 1 44 800.
Only those who contraot for one-fourth,
one-half, or t oolumn,'ifr one, three, six, or
twelboatonths, will receive the benefit of
For anouneing a candidate to any office
of prot, honor or trust $10.00.
Ibfarriage, Obituary Notices,, 4., will be
oharged'the same a4 advertisements, and
mijst be puId fQrwhek hahded, in, or they
will not appear.
Oi motion of. Mr.. Blagk, itava laid
on the table
.ile'igliss .introducedVthe following
re'sohitioniche was agfee& to
Resolved, That a condmittee of seven
membprs,to besty1ed "the committee
on Orginanoes i a bions,"be ap.
pointed 6y the P-eaiden, (Wwhich shall
be referred all ptiopsosition's of matters to
be "rdained or resolved by this conven
tio; not properly.or exclohsarely referred
to nvone of the o01tet dommittae al
ready provided for.
Mr. Faiow introduced tho following
rgeolugon, wvh oyis agreed td
, .J4*ied, af the.. C)kbtiiptriz
44to.1 yo pi1ta V 1d e s.e -of tho
Cpveotlt one'huindrd aRd flfty copies
of tho onstituton9fi4*8th to, ad6ptd
A.o, o o Mr2Of the0 Ctivetn'tioil
a ourtnd aes p., h o'cidok
PR fA 8iSTEuf)14 16, 84
At the holir to wuhich' f e ouepniti6n
djne4, Lhp rejsdeit took the
a~d tIb~rocediga~oi e peted
er, y Kev. . I 4nt
~ jurst ofyeste ysproceedrogs
.appeM h~likt~p Ii~ oifredebtials,
d~~~~ th Ag s nm ra
d~ho ian i
and also ti#
tl e Presi4en f th bes
a. Gowegor, of regar
of the II se of SepregeogtIv
a..doeriio for s renlkinds
Into jurisdiction throughout th'e State;
the [udges thereof to. be selected, by the
Governor, subject to the approval of a
majority of the Senate.
2. A Suporior court, the Judges ther
of to be sQIected and approved in like
manner as the Judges of the Supreme
Court, the duties of said Judges, among
others, to consist it administering the
usual dutie' 'in each Judicial District
twice in every year.
2d. A District or Judicial court to con
sist of one Judge, a resident of the Ju
dictal District, to be elected for tihe term
of four years, by the voters of the Dis.
trict ; the duties of said court extending
to the hearing and determining all small,
and mean causes, and also all causes,
lately within the jurisdiction of tile court
of magistrates and Freeholders, not,
however, precluding the office of magias
trate. Said'committee will also inquire
and report on the propriety of giv
Ig said court all jurisdiction now exer
cised by the Ordinary of the Dis
- Mr. Bolling introduced the following
resoliition, which Was referred to the
Committee on the Judiciaty Depart
Resolved, Th'lt in is the duty of all
goQd governmients to make the acquisi
tion of juatice as cheap and- convenient
to the masses of the people as possible,
and therefore, that it be referred to the
Committee on the Judlcial Department
to inquire into and report a scheme for
organising a court ofInferior Jurisdiction
for the trial of all p'ty mistlemianors,
of all civil nauses where the amount in.
volved does not exceed one hundred
dollars in value, and of allcases, whether
civil orocriminal, in whioh tile parties
litigant are persons of color.
, Also, introduced the following reso
lutvnn; which was referred to the con.
mittee ,an thle ,Legislative Departmnt:
Resolved, That the Legislaturo should
be prohibited, by-a suitablo provision in
the constitution, frot .appropriating
Money to works;hefinal iMprovenients
thi~iasofomiif ingthii itandt qralit
of, Lte Stato toidivi-duas, corporations
or comphnies, for.r. that or. any otliter
Mr.. Ipstsne introduced the following
resolution, ,whichi wvas adopted:
Resolved, That orrlinaticea adop 1 w
this convention, shall be engrossed, an'd
then rattlied, by being signed bV the
Presidst and Olerk.
Also, introdued the folliwing resolu
tion ; Which was referred to the commit
to gU.Amendments to tho constitution.:
Resolzvd, That to preivnt or lessen
11 e vils attendant on fisqueit.eleetlons,
aid.to guard against the pr6fanati6n of
the Sabbath, it is expedient to provide
by the donstitfitioht that all.' popular
elenioneslor Federal, StAte or mimicipal
ofBderq shall -be held .on one and, the
i'e day'an'd by the salne managen,
An#tat in the ruiddle of the Week---ssy
he, oeco4 Wednesday in October.
.M e istt6duced - an Ordinance to
00 0Very abolished in Soiith-Ca'r0.
rhibit - its re-establishint
xefered to the committee on
00R,44 . 0 grsol
4Aoo~l~t rd 4dh to the
p it .a
k W U
the city of Washington, in behalf of the
people of Soiuth Carolina, to ask of his
Excellency, the President o the United
States, to ext/nd to the Mon. Jefferson
Davis that clemency which be has shown
us, who are equally the sharers of his
guilt, if guilt there be, and which
is accomplishingso~inuch towards restora
ing the peace and liarniony of the
Mr. Connor offered the following
as an omendment ; which was accepted
by Ar. William Wallace.
.Reolved, 'Phat it be referred to a com
mittee of Three, to draft memorials. to be
addressed, by this convention, to His
Excellency, the President of the United
States, requesting Executive clemency
for 'ffersoxi Davis, the late President,
and A. H: Stepheins, the late Vice.
President of the Confederate States;
A. G. Magrath and Geo. A.Trenholm,
citieons of this State.
Whiroupon, the Pr'esident appointed
tho following memberd of the committee :
Mehsrs. Connor, Willhim, Walliac and
Mr. F V. Picken introduced the
following resolution ; w) ich was referred
to the committee on .Ordinances and
"Resolved, That it be ieferred. to the
committee on Ordinatioes and Resolu.
tions, to inquire and report on the pro.
>riety of sending a cotmpetent agent to
Vanshington, to ascertain from the
Presideht what is the 'ondition of the
]ands called "Abandon Lands" in this
State, and how long it ill be before the.
ownera of such lands w I be restored to
tho possession of their operty.
Mr. Winsmith introdi -ed the following
resoition ; which was referred to the
committee on the Am dient to the
Whereas, .Negro sl very has been
abolished - by the proc amatious of the
President of the United States and the
military atithorities of thA same: Be it,
Rosoh'ed. That neithIr negro slavery
ior involntary'sefvitud shall hereaneh
exist in this State, except as a punish.
pient-for crime, of which the pslrty shall
av been duly convicted by laiv. And
it shall be the duty of the Legislature to
pass such laws as will finally carry into
effect the foregoing ordinance.
[Thishay'sProceedi nis to be concluded.]
EI.ATbox RETUnu.-The following
is the official rtirn of the election held
on Mondky last in this District for mem
bera to the Convention
H-oi. Jas. L. Orr received 628 votes;
John Wilson,'607 . Dr. A. EvIns. 45L
W. S. Pickens, 43 ;' Rev. J. 8. 1fnr.
ray, -347 ; 0. H. P Fat, 326 ; W D.
Wilkes 306 ; W. S. Moore, 209 ; N.
McAlister, 187 ; liam W. Taylor, 100.
Messrs. Orr, Wilson. Evins and Pick
'ens are elected. There were, a ntuiber
of sdattering votes.
AU T I ON 'A L .
lIuhelid&'itet? )fruit~e, ge., i
O qubsarblqrwill jell on
V,1#gJAY -10T OOTO1BER VET
theilglit1bid4der, all his
publu'lths Funit .e
Potatoo rn, &
ea ( the non. year hii.
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8 CO3St8W igignW
"TAKE DUE NOTICE."
T HEtubscriber takes this method to in
form hfs "Old Friends" and the "pub
lic generallf' that he-is convalescent, hoping
these-few lines may find them enjoying the
He furthermore wishes to ipform them
that he has "given up" the Conductorship
on "The Black Valley Railroad," and has
quietly retired to his "Kitchen," where he
has just received a barrel of the ienowned
"Soberifick," which he warrants to exhill.
rate, Invigorate,- domesticate, civilize and
moralize every one who indulges in its use.
le furthermore wishen to inform them
that lie expects soon to be able to ftrnish
such articles of "Fluidity" asaro usuall
found In a Ritohen, viz : "Pot Licker,"
"Cooter Soop," &c., &c. When ready he
will inf9rm his old friends in the town and
around the country, that. they, having duo
notice; may govern themselves accordingly.
"So moe it be." A. D. HILLIARD,
North East Corner, Mount Zion Street,
Burnt Town, formerly Winnsboro, 8. C.
BY TLE 'PROVISIONAL GOVERNOR.
EXECUTIVE PEPAlRTMENT S. C.,
Ssir-rMiiER 18, 1885.
W IIHEiAS, it is reprebented that in
many portions of the State there .
great. disturbance and apprehension from
lawless persons, *lho are thieving, maraud
ing and committiog acts of violence remote
from the military garrisons stationed at the
Court Houses; and whereas, Brigadier Gen
eral Ames, commanding the. Northwestern
portion of the State, has suggeste the or
ganization of a militia police fort in each
Dihtrict of his command, to act In concert
with his forces in preserving order and
peace In the community ; and whereas it is
supposed that the other tilitary-cotomand.
era will have no objectons to aid and assist-'
paeo on .the part of the citizens in suppresms.
ing orime and -maintaining ordqr'; : and
whereas, also, it appears that. Presidezi
Johnson has sanotion6d and athorited the
Proviional Governor of Mississi-pi to or
ganise a similar force in that State, and has
forbidden the military a6thorities there to
interfere with such oiganizations t
Now, thereforeI, BENJAMIN' PRANK.
LIN PERRY, Provlsional. Governor of the
State ofSouth Carolina,o pr-oclaimtorderiand
dpolare,thatithere shall be formed aid orgati
ixed in each Judidial District one or more
militia comnpaniea for a home police, to aet
under and be auxiliary to the military garri
son of. Such Distriet in-preventilg oimes
and preserving the, psace of the District;
The companies will consist of 1 Capiin~and
three Lieutenante and eightymen, seettrd
evet tihe District.'so'eto be easily aoeusI
ble frory all points wAere any 0isatirbaov4'
may oooIr. When that companes a form
ed they *11 report. ithrgig th'h 0ptalob
to tie respective Bri adietai neye con
manding iniouth Caroli1a164t6te Povpst
blarshals at the respecO,4e 'orto
and.from them receivatehir or'i os'm: WhW,
arrests have been made, they litrn the'
offendors ovef to' the Oiil aOti 9H1tie. or
bring them hifdreSthio Vsot ir bal fIr
.trial ad punishment i9 "to the
terms. of sgreemnt t~hni Miq0ade
andUlliore And . .ayself af to'therespeo.
tive'jurisdiotiow of the.civillzkd Jilitary auf
thorities ib -Sotth Cptvolina.
SThis p6loe gu'80 will bq' vod 4yln its
tile. bu di" e sovis of estso n4
.ohnara rk tee munit)',who **W
iqg to Afdo, theat servioas-xrippflij14.
the bav# org~niq~tiopo shI1 tplA
ou they State, Wi' -ee 41 6oV
M ender this e.
shoul bms~ oney, as t~~d
COL. JAMES H. RION will act as my
' Attornuy during tny absence from the
State. . 8. WOLFE.
N.EW GOODS .
I TAKE pleasure in announing to my
friends In Fairfield, that I have just
received a complete assortment of
for Men's wear, consisting of
CASSIMERES, (plaip and fancy,)
in factAll classes of goods usually found in
a first class
All of whioh will be nade to order in the
best si-yie, as cheap as the same class of
goods can be bought anywhere.
,I have also
B L .1C K C L O. THS'
'suitable for making Ladies' Cloaks, Whi6h,
will be sold or made to order. -
i Orders for goods will be Aill6d and
sent by Express. -
OUTTING AND RLEPAIfRtta
in all its branches, neatly and duraby exe
outed. - - - J. 8. PHIILMP,
Sept 16 '65-,-n14 , ,harlotte,.N4 C.
COPARTN ERBSRIM* NTION:
T Hit aubseribors haing thi day entered
into copartnershipu.%pqeto the firm of.
RICIARD .NAU a SON,
For the pupose of transaoting a
ENR COEMlSSION4 101NESS,.
in the purchase iwnd sele qf
and other kinds of -
would respeotfuUy inform their fMiends as
the public that they are now preparn to
reguaie the business formerl. earried on by
the senor partner, (It. O'Ne4le, Sr.) Any
orders enirusted to them wiH, rfoeie itiet
Immediateattre4plot. - 1
They are 41so pt'p red to recelvb and
store Co.tton qo0sgp ,to thens
A. - O'EALE, Sr.
Il O'NEALE, 47r.
Columbia, 8. 0 Sept. 11, 186.
2 9ettr Standard and Charlott'
huhrjk foukr tj qs aud 4
to Columbi otr ina d o
sept 16'66 d -
aa #s~s~i~tated, sbfI ebs
an 'a ni Fall,fUr
and P:i t~ tlQxne1 o Wi~
f0 .,9nors ot s to
dtoi~tt sit?~ tdW let r u I
t i e
a~ de'~~,iqd Viluenfrofrq
bW ble a i
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