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* Misssiippi Legislature
- YoxsoN, Oct. 17.-The State Leg
islature met yesterd-y at this place and
-organized A long session is expected.
In the evening, Gen. Humphreys was
41inugirated as Governor.
N .vt:, Oct. 18. -- Preparations
for the execution ol Champ Ferguson
-are being conpleted., It will be con
ducted by Gen. Shafer, at the peniten
tiary omside tie city.
Montgomgry Blair Opposes Negro Suf
frage--Waut a to Colonite Freedmen.
YoHK, Pa.', Oct. 19.- Mohtgonery
Blair spoke at the dempcrat ic mcetinj
la-st night1. Uip d#ponneed1 ,nogro st
frage and reconnmended that the freedmen
be colomnized on Mexican terri(orv, var
first bemg declared and Maximiliann enx.
WaSUINToN, -(t.. 18.--TIe Wirz
t rial was resumed to-day. The statement
for tie defence, which the nccused hit((
-examined and Inpproved. was read, and
the closing arguimeint wili bo made by
the Judge Advocnte next Friday.
Wendell Phillips vs President Johnson.
BosTON, Oct. IS.-Wendlell Phillips,
in a lecture last night,. declared that
Presideint Jolhnson, in lia speelh to tl.e
South Carolina dele-gati6n, had ranged
himself /with tlh half-convertod rebels.
He' also denonnced Maj. Gen.'Banks as
a vagrant and nioun tebank.
Large Fire in Now York, &3.
NFw Yolnx, Oct. 17.-A large fire
took place hero last night, Vnrning a
wnrehouise filled witlh cotton. And.caus.
ng a ioss probably of half a million dol.
A. IalQ of 8000 ba1n of Syn land'
nd Upland cot.ton from. Savnnnah, Ip.
longing o'0 6oerrnment, to plad
Sgo, p"ii.'enacy, a
shlatb on 4 ,stit .or alUnio h
carried uoarl efery capu ut
ftill commands bih Igu
;reached 30 cents itygeld ai4 40 ee 4an
in errecvy. Good e ibhyoi g
handsI with', .clonsider a e 'xciiern~en in
CHAnLOTTx, N. C. d 20.-4Cotton
broucght. to-day 32 ato A in goldM nd
46 in curreincy. Good deul changint
hands atl theset figures4
nCnorTxi MONEY N4AlKE' '-Octe.
ber 17.-Th'Iere hnas beeni quito Ue N
.quiry for gold to-day, -:.to inee~ te en
gageniionti for cottonP. W queta
buying, 142}., an4 silibgI47) Sil'er
-not so miuch in deunarld flhe tntee of
former days notu tto anged.
WILL sel on thn ~
at mny residence,
4e~)ooldi and kit ehen htn4 Co~ n
.-' A VAIID,
To TuR PKO'Lrs OF TUN .TIRD CosoUBesION.
A, DiSTHICT COMIosuss ot -AutsvirLLn,
EmoEvin I., Nrwnitv, F.uap-l, LIx.
INoTox, ItICurANO AND OaANiOsuonto:'
FE.LLOW-CMrzxsS: At the solicitation of
my friends, Ihave been linduced to appear
before you as a candidate to represent. y4U
in the Congress of the United States at the
In taking such a position, I am Well
awkWe that your right to know clearly iy
opihtrn on all polit;cal subjects is unques.
. [ now proceed, briefly, to give you my
views on mich topics as, in my judgenent,
mostly interest you at this time. I intend to
speak to you plainly, for I want. to be un
derstood by cverybody. *
Pefoo assumnning any position, however,
or placigmyself ou any palatforn; it will
el for us to take a passing glance and
trace; hurriedly. fie deep and woeful rava
,ges made by hlie bloody iand desolating tract
of "cruel war" upon our ..nce prosperous
and happy land What a picture,lies - out
sprneal as we take this backwartl tirn.
What.a picture' of ontrast, 'engraved, ns it
were, 'tig.he Iro wrought penite dvippilng
wi%'t-hestroam oj gory red timt Vl-f dl4uj' d
ourt1 nuouta i tns andI plains, inhill Sile' nd
gleins, during tie four past and ,ungthened
yearsof "cruel war:" then.the storm felt
lashings, whether of adverse winds, the
lightenings sudden violenee, orthe wailings,
in thundrous 'ecioes, of' many bleodipg
hearth, do but, add new terrors to the terri
fi scene passing benenth our vision. I rel
pet agaiti, what a and picture of contrast,
his, to tha sunny South of by gone days,
blootning it. prosperflty; whose very mouna.
tains and hills echood their gladdest. tones,
and whose lovelly vales and geiotie streams
smiled with plenteots comfort and. flowed
in joyous accents along, and whose light
winged zephrs breathed but happiness.
It is heart ickening tiuly to take even
this cursory view of. tie picture, but we
must. well surveyour surroundings iofore
deciding to lake a futuro step. -Further
Intore, besides the deep regrets for happii
ness fled, anti loved ones gone, theie Is an
evil of mueh less deptih which, perhap, may
become of wide extension and beating upon
the welfal-e of our nation, - and which de.
mands some consideration therefrom. This
is thelow state of approaching bankruptcy
that seems weighing us downward. Let
the platform of actionof etery mai be one
for tie good of the people, both as a nation
anld a $title. - WhileI am deolledly oppos
ed to repudiation, I am equally averse to
compolling the debtor to pay the full amount
of debts contracted dAring the recent war.
rihe practica im now with every one
shiould be, and let live." I am in
fawor of nd equItabloconpron
iso, and, .ndd oppression to
misfortu Legislature will en
act son4 to the general satis
net)'oa.o' or. n,nd .debtor, and
~ U a ceatsequennoest for
61111 ie'* . t . t o '
oo katotb , g %t skow to 0;
old of0 U 0 't.7 to ht. uasures
V fed)watjE .rne -en' tion, Va.
Lious at ~ o alavo, e Bsg.
ested.sa' to *4i o ihall'bidone ih-the'ns.
rol ' I dirp IggesA no other ;plan for the
sentthan for the negrgs to be appor..
. nod out to e1hState ih tihe: Ulnion -aca
4(tdingb.-e seutati~ont; or po lation; or
on e h0i4 ih ad1ine new abqu red
,nu an klso.oppesed to conferring the 'ight
of suffrage on tiro recently freed negroes,
becanse Lkno'v tnm to be -inapablgi0f eK
arcising sic apivilege,.and.b.ecae I copn
older this a dangerous. elemnntto'intrdue
into tie systom' of our GovernmenC, I well
kow that.this questin belongs propefly to
t0o dioiiton of each Stat, bet I Oa conti
d e t -it _w1 l ;e b o tig h t b efo te' Vco n g ress , a#
the restles of Abolition party! fushed. wit k
seceessive vietorlie, Are evet read4y ICdu#
into now fields of agitation
.The people of .the,Ndithave Mlways lI~
some negroes~t3ng 410 boeverd's .
kiaowiedgo, hgve they oY41 'r~i hite n
'iroep t p an e'hual station *Ihbemselvi.>
If oneN~4'tbera Stets havever had a colored
Goyerno ,Liutenant. ovenoow If one~
)sabl ~aos has bver ioired vrth4
satbn' %gsaie lei
F rwatjt is unknown Wto. .
.In the 8tt4 of Ilijep ~ ate hetg Cof,
President Jineoln1 h 8~ islw ettnt
p'h~biting ay p ge, ~rotn settlung
lib.l' fr o y shere And a
.t tse law ez o 4 4st Indian., and
pps othaer tbher'dS tcsn'rely, cob
'ose 14he 4 n tit and VI
*h e bi
* i~hltsM~a ht@4
A N N O U I C F M E N T S.
For Umaled States Congress.
We are authorized to announco R. C.
GRIFFIN. osq., of Abbeville Distriot. S. C.,
as a candidate for the United States Con
gress, at the approaghing election, in the
iird Cougressional District, comprising the
'Districts of Abbeville, Edgeflold, Newberry,
Fairfield, Lexington, Itichland and Orange
We 'repectfully recommend to the voters
of Fairtield tlh,3 namnen ot JAMI9S S. STEW,
ART as a candidae for the office of Clerk
'Tio present condition Of that office re
ritires business talents of the first order, to
give system to the papers and records
thrown into disorder by Sherman's men.
Mr. STrWART's long experience in busi
ness, and as a bnnk officor, together with his
well k:own integrity of enaracter. eminent.
ly fit him for the -duties of the office of Clerk
of t he Court. VoTan.
Mr. Eitor: The time approaches
when it, will become necessary to choose
proper persons tofill Ihe various civil oflices
within the State and in looking about, it.
is the ltty of every citizen to exercise the
right of suffrago with nn eye single to the
good of the country. Theofticer of Clerk of the
Court. of Conimon.Pleas, should be filled by
one of intelligence. education and of genihd
man ners,ad we can. niongst our fellow-citi
sens, select, no more fit, person than Capt.
SAMUEL B. CLOWNEY, who 'posecses
every quality of head and- heart reqisite
-for this iniportant position.
Capt. CLON. is well known throughout
the District. 116 was elected to this office
in 1861, and resigned to take his plaoe with
his friends in the tented field, where lie re
mained striving nnd doing his duties as a
true soldier until the end .of the war. In
civil as in military life. his charneter aid
conduct has alway been marked, and all who
have kiown him bear testiimony to the fact
that be h% In every sense a gentleman. As he
deserves his reward for poatriotism and
fidelity in the times of trial, let soldier and
pilizen unite in electing him nit thin proper
Drysgs,: .tleiciases, &c. .2
' LAGE and
- WELL SELECTED.
D sTOCK or
kept coustantly on hand at
oct. 240i LADD BIROS.
Te ._.. A t Caroissan .
HrIllf exercises of this College
JLL I&Aa resiumed on the
T tsaeiutv having been au
bterhi by'thi Bdoard of Trustees. to exer
.0ise their discretion As to the requisites of
ipplfianta for admission. such Indulgance
as the circumstances will permit will be ex
Applicants must. present. theniselves on
the first. M'onday in January.
Chairman of Faculty.
Columbia, S. C., Sept. 23, 1806.
MP All papers in the State will pleaso
publish . once a week until Iet November
next., and forward bills to the Treanurer of
the College, Rev. C. BituceE WALKEit.
LI DEN & M1'(im,
AUCTION AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS
AND FORWARDING AGENTS,
OOLUMBIA. S. O.,
HAVIYG ,built, at large Store house in
the mnost central part of the city and
convenient to the diffe\-ent Railroads an-.
Hotels, solielt. consigumeurs or COUNTRW
PRODUCE and AMEiIIIANDIZ ily.
We protnise faithful. and pro
to all who may favor its.
ments for sale, forwarding
H '. T. C. PE RR tN, Ab
. H.1'. PEA KE, psq., Ch
IWUFUS M. JOH NSTON, a,
Oov B. F. PERRY, Greeny
Mii" Abbevillo Bulletin, eEn
terprise, Newberry heorald erson
Intelligeneer copy. once a .three
months. Sept 28'65 .14
TAKE pleasuhe i nonti em
fred nFairfield, that I have jnst
reeived a domplete inssortmnent of.
for bJen a wear, consisting of
- and .
-CA88IMERBS, (plain aid fanco )
la Ihet.atll 181 of good. igly on
48 o ps 3ue-01y fbses If
b~~~,aoh anth4 e~.lso
iWism, the ip of tate was badly wrecked,
ad well nigh de3troyed forever in the whirl.
pool of anarchy.
I heive great confidoece in the Democra
tie party bf the United States. I believe
the success of that party- is our only hope
in reconstructing the' Government with
equal right4 tinder the Cstiu;r. Ou;r
leading nen,'in my opinion, committeda
great blunder in breaking up the Democra.
tio party, by withdrawing from the Charles
ton Convention in 1860. And I solemnitr
believe to-day, that if Judgo Douglas, Gent.
Breekintridge or Mr. Bell, had been elected
President in 1860, we would not, have had
the desolating war through which we have
President. Andrew Johnson, whom I hap
pen 13 know personally, slways belonged to
t he great. Der..ocratiiu parly, until he ran for
Vice-President onl the tieket with Mr. Lin
coln. And now that Pr'ovidtince has de
oreed. for wise purposes. tinal lie should
hold the rains of Governinent.in his own
liuids, he will no doubt return to his firAt
love, and do all he can for his erring chil
dren, and plant hitnself firmly upon the ba.
ss of the Constitution for ('he lustig pre
mervation or ihiat sacred tnig. Let us, t Ife,
t4support tie AIminiistralii ot President
Jonsot inr good faith. i us take coun.
set together for [lhe goto ,f our Abmmon
colilry, andi venture to , not withist and
ing the great, mistake m114e in the act of
See'gion. we mah yet, wlil Lbe guidance of
D)ivine Providenic, becomte prosperous, in.
t. ependent people.
In conclusi.ii, fellow:clt ens, permit me
It remark, that. if I am nored by you
wlIt i a seat in Congress, I Ill use toy ut
most endeavor to preserve he Constitution
and promoto your- welfar , in cach and
every respect whatever to lbe best o my
ability. . C.GlIIFFIN.
, I A- LAT Si
W E have opened a sp ond large sup
M . D'I C I I E 8
of ell kinad
a superior assorti tent of
TOILET SO P,.
POWDERS AND P10 FU.MEltYR;
the very best. qu lity of
PORT, MADEIRlA AND' lElIRY WINES,
COGNAC B A N D)Y
Drake's Celeprated Pla alon Bilters
oct 210 6-.q A60 Um.OS
de~oIj,..lld' a ld .
session or orirci
SelyAte. G tt eeedto4 to give
.ntuediaab noiotomereprt4 id 'to surrender
the'jameto th,tiniersig ed, on ot-before
Novembe*ICst. Thii oldel embraces botton
ati egy' othe deAcriptlo -of Government.
property, nomater unde what authority,
the santo may be hol br * tained.
ai Pa.rtie'.holding 0oplty for' iwhich re.
coiptsl ha bee gle ill, exhibit, threm
forth' Mit. -
al Perdons having infor ation which will
lead to lhedettoniQu Qfinm viduals whohave
sol4'abstfaeidd, * conce loet. Government
property, and who fpr sh , it.foribation
thereof, wiMLb fAiirly coto onsageil.
SPubliaile will be old at this place
on f0VEDNESDAYI W1.. 1., of each week,
-ike tCollege Catpun u b lvgment pro.
Terms oasi I.
SAll persons who fa to comnply with
lbod~vwIll subject tk selves to arrest
A. rnDGAlut oMUL4LEN,
SAiti Speeld) etisury Agent.
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ts 1 seume the
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