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VOL. IIL] WIN kBORO, . Ow TH AT, NOVEMBER 1. i8 11
Ati E II U THMEW8,
DAT AND SATURDAY,
IG Qaillard, Desports & c.
I i Winnsboro,'. S. C., at $6.00 per an
nma, in advance.
ME FAIRFIEL BFRALD,
I UBLISHD AVIRT ' 1D10SI)AT MORN
11G, AT $.00 P,IR ANNUM.
ImpeihMat-The Only F"r Osses in
the i610ry of the GvVerewt.
-The Btroit 4dvertiser and Mbunse
givis the fullodtig suciict stat6ment of
lie only cases of ipeachment which
have occurred since the foundation of the
Government. . It is a radical sheet, adt
in giving this somewhat interesting re.
cord, it of course anticipates the im
peachment of tihe President:
1. William liount,'of Tennepsee, for
iomno years Governor of the territory
Moit.iI of tLe Ohio River, having been
4-e-eted to tie Visted States Senate,
wa, inl 1799, expalhd from thlat'hody
by a vote of twenty-fve to one, and do
el ared to be "guilty of a high misdo
nmennar eritirely inconsistent with his
tublio trust and duty . a ia 8-natur."
H ofience was an attempt to seduce an
Umited 9tat"e interpreter from his duty.
slid to alienate the affections and conl
dance of the Indians. from public offiters
Posimig among them. It was loolieved
flint in instigated the Indianas to asiist
the Britidlt in conquering tie Spanish
trritory adjoining the United states.
Two points were made for tihe defence
'irst. That Bounnt had not 4mne these
evil de(...ds in his capacit,y of a pblic
0.ffler, .jt.us a private citieg2. Leend.
'rhai Iis bwing a United States Senator
acrened hin, for an offer eleced by a
8-ito Legisliatutre, and neither thoten,
nor npointed, nor removable by tihe
UenernI Governia-nt, *mild u6i be a
"civil offieer of tihe Uni6ed States" with
in th1e "cola of the ir.peachm et claCiows
(of the Cim1tiutllion, Ot these technical
grounibi, tihe So-itate ''lot him flown
eay," fly distmiting the case, Diunt
had many friend,# arv) bac.kers, th6
oat being tiMn c'qrrilpt aid tur.
Agrue thuat foreshaidowed the
Iionn lately gnelled by tihe
2. Ini 184, John Pickering, Jujge ol
lio haUnited States District Court of Nnw
1laumpshiri-, was imnptached iefore the
14,mate, by order of the lone, for
drnimentiess and prbfanity oni the bench,
and ref'ing to perform bis doeiesin a
cnae.,wmre he was called to enforce thie
rvstts laws of time Ueitd States. The
Judge didl nt appear; bitt hW von sent a
p--tititm, 'setting forth that his fathier
wtas inane, amnd sicinig leave.to be heard
by counitel. This was grantedl, and
everal depiositiuns were put in.goiig to
ohow inanity. The reply wis thit he
had brought -'rurnm craziness" on hinm-wf.
Joidg Piejering had raved andI bIlas
ipeed A the bench in open .court;
cirsel time partin; called peoplo (some
itma perfect strangers) to come up ainids
mit besido hirn on time bench, threat"ning
to cane then if they refuasel. Wet can
tinid no evidence that he compared hinm
macif to time Savioura of manmkind, om black
gmarded tihat branch of time Gove.mrnent
whmichm voted him htis."bread and ,bauter,"
or cailheal for tihe hangiing of those who
dhii-raed from him in opinmioin. .But, per
haps. tihe wikey of thucte titmes was
ntofery as te Pemidential bevenege
exercised juil aut h dern Kn
hanity, andi nt o&ering to resigrn, tme
Seat vot,d hintm Uy, amid renmoved
hmim from oiffice-yeas t wenty, nays six.
Alt its' 1dat 'Anators voted ine thme
nmegmthive: just as tihe P.emmocrate of our
tinte, hmavinmg swun; clear "rouad thme
on Juuinson,'s cabe, if hei were to lbe
8. In 1805, Samuel Ch#ew, of M(ary.
and, anat Associate Jestice of ithe Unhiked
~tat.e Supranie Obuei, wag hwpeachmed
bmy time Homuse (78 to 32) andl triad by
bie Senmate. lie was a grey haired old
jsantt, of pomwerful intellect, vast legal
atrttling tad irreproachable morals. H(e
adm eat. 1mn ti,h. CongMs of '76 atmed sie
aid the. fIclarationm of Independenen and
iad b' his seal am:aI energ-oy dbne- Wwn.
eara ini releeamig Marylanda iw lkitiate
evy away,; and bringing hter over
p, ti. eIdde of - merianI -iberLt, ,11.
.1Jad, lid word, atrel '6
,fe the Rvomution, Not a tanof
giieatert .niy al gitriothens 74 p
t em1fl jtedkia benck hI our
.u famte were eies FedIeraI nations 5a
musiue tagise ande a qmuick tempe.
ho arroat .bu.otvisea of thme accused;:
the national eminence of the f0bunal;
the eXCited state of party, foling, -well
represented by the celebrated John
Randolph. of Itanoke, as accuser on
the part of the House, and t'te oontihmn.
ane of the trialfor n0a rly a month-alI
these things combined to make a most
notable and inter"9ting brilliant de1rip
tive pen of Motly or Maaulay, Juilge,
Chase wao allowed one month to prepare
his def,-nee, and, in consideration of his
age and iufirmities, he was seate4 in the
centre of the area of the Senate chaa.
her, in front of the Vice-President. That
offlicer was the "black sleep" of our ear
ly politic, Aaron Btirr, who,' with pros.
-Yeutzi and reputation blasted by his
Southern filibustering and his murder-of
Alextindtr Hamilton, yet presided with
all his wonderful dignity, tact aid graqn.
There were eight. articles of impeach.
menit.. Large numbers of witnesaes
wire examined on both sides, and the
for"nsic displays remind one. of Warren
Hasting-' trial In England, ten yeara be
fore. Chiso's counsel .were three toet
able lawy*rs-Luther Martin, ofMaty.
1and; Charles Lee,' late United 8-ates
Attorney General; and Robert oodine
Harptir, a rormer Federal leader in the
fHuise. 1andolph had six Representa.
tives to heilp him manage the case, and
Ire never had a more exciting thene for
iis pe4rdiar srcasm.
Artikc 1. Charged . Judge Chape
with u14rgPa and oppression at the
trial of John Fries (or treason. in 1 800,
wherby the accused as condemed to
denth without having been heard by
connatl-i his defenceo. ON this artiele,
there were I$ Setetors for onviqtion
anid l 8or tcqittal. Article II a,.
hian wih arbit.rary nding um~ ' *M
jurymani, ai the trial of James' . Callen
er for libet on Presidont AdaiN, in
1800. There were 10 Serators for con.
viction .and 14 for aceiittal. Article
IfI chiar.d that at tire ame trial Ine
Judgeliflel l unjustly exc%dled the ev.
datico of a trM#terill witness for the de.
fene. Yor axiviction, 18 f for acquittal,
16 Sinators. Article IV charged him,
at the same 1ime, wi.hi "Imanliest injui.
tice, impattiality and intempuirance," in
refusing a paatponenent ; in the ifae of
11mufal. rude a-i conteIfItIus @x.
pressonis towaids the priAoner's counsel,"
"iU r-peated atit vexailoua interrup,
tions,* and in "Intlc'ent Policituie" for
tihe conviction of the accused. For con.
viction, 18 ; for acenit tal, 16. Article
V charged him with illeglly refitAing to
admit Callender to bail. -Aequitied in.
animously. Artiele Vi almred the
Judge witli iltegally htrrving up Calleon
der's trial at the term o1 cetm when lie
was inolicted. For conviction, 4: for
acquittal, 20. Article WI charged
hih with "descendiig front dignity
of a jfidge and stoopang to tif level of
an informer," hy rertiing to dizchArge a
grand jitry at 1ew dastle, Delaware,
because tilsey did t indict a seditious
printer. 'FOr 0oictkion, 10; for aeqit.
tal, 24. Attc0 Vill chargef him
with maki"g a "highly indecent, istem.
perateani inflammatory political liar.
argue" to a grand jury at Baltimore,
,attac6ing the legislation of Caigress,
and opposing certain reforms in the
State ConStitiution in Maryland. ti4s
"prostituting the hiih joidicW chbaracter
with which le was invested, to the low
purpose of- an electioneering partiman."
For convictfon, 19; for acquittal, Ib. A
tWo-thirds vote of the Senators prsnt
not being givvin in support of aWay article
of impeachmtneit, Judge Ctase Was ac
qui.ed throughout, I e hl h*is seat.
on the Sucpree bench dttring the re
mai' six years of1 his liffe
Ther impeachment, thcoqgh if ,fs'I
~lhrouigh-itn a legal oint of tiev, yet hasd
a gnorf r.esult in theok'r~g that Judielaf
earoganes, insofedlOe s'nd spitt brow
beatfig'which .ane rag rat.udsptay
neet feRcial e -top~r
e5etpiungtwo'or the In 14fda*
hWv thecu,r 1*everubleet out pelhitir
krnW *rone t ~in or arlisptatdES
chargedl with "ifleit, -arldtrutai
1 e7 Ve6 c d d n h is '0o 01e as a
attorney, by im ' his parson and
deprivin. Thn. for rmonthsof
the Pr b, La*
had pi I l Gmo 10do
PV 's ak o'w 4 portants land
case, in which e ( ) wa n o
ee, ad. the. p lawyer *as
dealt with as at*vp I'ontempt of
eottrt." . The m'er bought before
(.ongress ai i p atnrfur..
ence with librty ei AWh ad of
the pres. The ma Judg
Peck, 12s to 49. 4 . wearises
six weRks' trial, the voted 1 for
cusviotion, 22 for ace
Ot allithe ournals of
the North says the 'ime,
the Wsibngto tic the MOst
serious view, or petia hould more
froperly say, expresses -more bold.
Sonihe revolutiona of the
godIcal party in ar a long
editorial, warning tbe tive a$.
see of the dangers. that ne the
oremnent, the (n a: "The
issue of civil war, as upon the
country by Badical low and dv&
asint coutem pt of the ,it im.
mine*. . n li thaA IN days the
an.illery Of tile 97tiffiali-n tes maly
niat aroyw"* tha& thle glit
Uf'Beaur#ggg batteIn 09. Past
Jd afely Ihrough *nel a t. e and
gigati strife as -th law the covin.
try fph in need of OudIly
demapdt4 it. But tq its own
)Oartisan bitternis N ' Jollubli.
the possiolk of.te (0owers until Lhfy
are at bluod.wat, and.no t,wy lAreaten'
to phnge us agaiuJiAto the Uorrora .of
war. Not olythrpatem bet in Oahi.
miore are wctally arming for the fray
they hov'districted'the :aity, they have
asMeMbled and organied, they ienCO
the cons1itutional autlnrities of the
State-.-tbey are re'adjy to *renv4 the
steotoftbatinityinlioo4, and eatry
this tIholy and unlawful violence Into
t he Whiwl louse. Tho'ites of WVAl.
ington are niot secure from their violencer
The danger is imminent. A re our friends
!leeping. and unmindful of the terrible
iARue, that, Ihey aro not organized, artt.
ed and ready?
"For this, hit it be, renembered, is
tiot merely a lOcI outbreak, ner a iud.
den upriing. It is part of i carefully
prepareod, well matured, deliberate platt
of treason. We chege upon the Radi
cal leaders the crime of .. organizing a
Congiray four months ago, whol ob
jact is to ipeach and grest Presient
Johnson, to tirow all- -Coitservatives
into political,;if not actual, boodug, to
,ontrusst the iCcemtive Dfpartent of
Goveininent to a tmmber of the Senate,
and to'carry ota their unholy' schemes
Orf coincato, p,rfage ato cminngra.
tion. This trraseaned resistance to tihe
laws in Bialtimore 'is a part of that
scheie. Forvey was well 'advised
when, in l'o'pfamous )Otter to the Phila
delphis Pr; of Thursday, -e coune
led the traitors of Baltimore to "drench
tho stresta, of that ity in'bIq,:F," and to
oppose ite *eaaion of the laws.. .0
ktnw whereof 6 spoke when he aled
poN "the R%adical'of Feoyvania .to
come and help "the TrMitors" of Balti.
mnare in their orgni*;j restance to
the law of the State of Maryland. It
was not an 1le thAeat en forey's part
--he knew that the .rsania of this
secand rebelliots were prepared- for the
"With~ tda evide*oe of a de4berate
aid woU tird treason- before us
wkth the Radieak discip(vmed and or
ganis'ed lik's an armuy-wath numerous
swornr .secret and well-drimd bodies
like the Loyal Liaguaeand other kindred
alpeneiatons,. ready to aaat tihi d4abol.
idhiplkne,-we ar.vjmtiied he sotading
*seasing td the inieon. mseqte of the
eontry, silt nrgun~ theta to Vfepare, to
orgaiis, to b* er 4a mlute'a no.
I0Pe,-to' tI the 6.a4Sitn Vresident
yrnsl the Condtiutios fton the arroed
,she of this WAdes! 't Vbn. There
e ime to be lot.
idotS saliatlho (g r.u
have culminated in this threat'ened tA\iS'
organised reoistance to the constitution
at authorities.. Joln W. orney one
of the most trusted and confidential of
the tadical leaders, devotes thret col
umas of .t Philadelphia Press. to a
)ustictio"er4med rebellion, and a
bloody I#pL1 the Ra4icials of the
Xorh to =Ztl i*6 treason lie counsels
the Wdical ifBitimoro to commence.
Weile opon tie, eve of a bloody and
Aespp tcivil war, inaugirated by
1had. &#dre3a, John W. Forney, and
otheir fo the purpose of deposing .the
Preident, changing our forn of guv
era%Wt, and tperpetuating Radical sn.
p.em&p.C P)oorst , Union men of tho
coutry fNt Is time, high time, that yoit
should be ready tq act, and act ,prompt.
ly against this infamous treason. Lot
your watch-ftres be ready to blazo upon
every hA:fside anl in every valiey in the
Xorth -., If Radicklism preeipitetios
ie Into war again, k t Uadical.
inn beor the burden and endure the
hardships Of the war. fiet-the hone of
treson be made to suffer the seve-eat
penal,ie attaehed to such a crime. Lt
treason indeed be-made odious I"
A Paowe' Wtrkxa.-"Have you
irehaseel boy intogioating liquor of the
defendant ?" inquired tbe constable.
"Not thai I remotsiber" replied thl,
"Have you obtaine4 any at hi
"Not that I remember"
"WMi try and recollpet ? Bear
.p- mind 11a at you are 30wuf vath."
, ol trying."
%V611 tne Whatd4 you ay,
now?" comued the ofeinl presently.
"I haven't made aiy discoveries as
16Have you not within. a wook, told
fersona that you bought liquor of defon
"Not that I remember."
"Dia yott not tell me yesterday that.
you bought aipirits of defendant ?"
"You did f Ali .Well. sir, when ytu
told me that, did you lie or tell the
,"i told the truth."
"Well, sir, theft you have bought,
spirita of defendant r'
"What.did yoit mean hy swooring
you rould not 'ememberr'
"I mewit that I could not."
"Your memory returned amnainaly
quick. Did you pay dufeaidan for spir.
ItA Von bought 91 l';m
"What kind did topu buy ?"
*spirits of campior."
"A hem I we rest tbo easo here."
,Net gniltv' cante from the jury
box, as the mem bri tried to appear
sedate and dignified, and with an effort
restrained themelve4 from joinirg in the
ror of Joaghter that went tkxrw the
Tom RIwroram.s Axo ta C'o-rvrx Caow
--The dothtsbilds recently wite to (his
eintry for as correct a statement as could
possildy be proeured of the pilobable yield
of cotton -i1he Southerf 8tae def*ng the
year 186, e4 veoOvod, in reyl. f*4m a
distiuguised puater, that it wouf not ez.
seed, "under the most favorable eirtair.
stances. over 1,.000 hales." fhege1w
tdeman who wrote hfs' has- since, In i of
the dopvedatioss of the worms, h _ _rom
rusat and soareley of labor - to p:e* ouit the
miapie. redluced faim estimajbto 1,000,000)
bales, of which amount he doeq not believe
there Vsill bo 200,006 bates evailable for
CUntost.-A curious man in Tunn
1t)n, Mass., inserted off :Sunidiy, 'a red
hot poker into the fAie hole of 'n old'
shell to,see whether it was loaded. lite
Jiheij "went off and em' did the mn,l the
tha*t disy .in'a coti 1. Another tnartyr V
OfI course'it Wta a rebel'sahell' 'aiet thle
leadlioal Con ew s'ill wintet' ke./i their
red hot ltapokers off the ohl shnhl.
.--there uq.a littlepowder 'm them
000 dead bo4Ies.. egeked up -is the
tts of 1Del*ste, Is1l Is one taorning.
Ordlinary averlfsenents, oecupb yi >t
more than ten lines. (one sqtuarc,) will be
itiserted In 'lil1 * NEWS, at $1.00 for tho
drst insertion and 75 conts for each sub
Larger advert isevtents,.when. nq contract
Is made, will be charged in exact propor
Fo' antioncing a candidae to any ofico
of profit, honor or trast, $10.00.
Marria'ge, Obituary Notices, &c., will lIf
chargtie the same as advertisements, when
over ten lifes, and must be prtid for hen
handed in, or.they Will not appear.
FOR INVESTING. 311
FAIBFIELD )IsTJtIeT--COITIT CAROlINA.
Lucy larrison, 0
vs. Decree forsale
John R. Harrison, of Lands, &o.
IN pursoance of the recrea of the Court of
Equity made in this cast, I will offee
for sals at public auction,, at, Winnsboro,
Soutla;arolina, on Monday; thb 8d day of'
Deetaber next, (being the first Monday'in'
that month) several TiOUSAND AClES'o*
the finest COTTON and 0 RAIN LAN D3.in'
the tate, belonging to the estate of John'
Ilarrison, 8s., deocased.
These lands are composed of the' folldi.
ing several tracts or plantations, vix :
1. The tract known as ilih, "River Place,"
containing about 3.333 acres, more or lss,
lying immediately on the banks of the I a
teree River. This plItation contains
about 120 acres in original forest; ani
severnl hundred acres of rich river hOttoms'
now in a high htate of cultivation; anI has
upon it all necessary buildings, &c.- It is
decidedly one of the b<st cottbn and, grain
plantations in the Southern country.
2. The tract known as tile -Dutchman's
Creek Place," containing 2,482 acres, more
or less. ' This tract is also a No. 1, cotton
and grain plantation, with a largo creek
running thcrouigh it, nd has tipon it al.ne.
cessary buildings for laborers. stock, &c.
8. The tract known as the "-)rya
P lece," co t ain in g N -3 acres um orec or . e el
On this place is a vdry comcortnb4dwoIllu
house. with a nutmbe of out.houies, &c.
4. The tract known as the "Sandhill. dr
Home Place." containing 308 ares, rtore or
less. Most. of this place is liorlpigial
woods, and is a high and healhy place, nill
is the homestead of' the lato ln larriso ,
. The tract known as thd "Conoprd
Chbrh Place," containing 160 aerqP, mu#
or less. Niary lice whce of this tra s'c
covered with a thiek growth of i4hor-yr
largest and finest long lenf pines; piTl u.
larly suited to RiaHroad purposes, shingles,
or anything which is mad from piteyidtn
ber; and it lies withiii two milt% of tho.
Ridigewny Depot on the VWA1lote 1und
South Carolina, Railroad. %YiA! a good,.
level wagon road leading theerro. -
0. The tract kicown its the 'Salt Pond
Racetrack," containing 100 iier-s.
The terms 9f Sale are as folAW: Tho
purchaser of the "River. Place" be. re
quired to pay. the sucm of rix hundrel dol.
lars, and ono-sixth of'the anoiunt. for whihol
it sells, and its proportionate share of: thOe
costs and expenses of the suit and sale IN
CASH ; and for the balance at credit will bw
given until the let of Janunry ' 1868, with
interest thereon frotm the 1st of January
1867, as which time possessidn will ho given.
scobred by boid with at least. two approved
surties. a& d a noitgcge of' the premises.
For till the other tracti, oie- six!li of' the
amount at which they are bid off, togetlhaur
with so usuch I's may be necessary to ai
the "River Placo"in defraying the costs acid
expenses of' suit andI le. will be required
to bp paid in cash on lay of sale ; and for .
the balaniee m credit ontil the 1st of Janu.
Nry 1J866, Vithc intet-re'c from first of' Januctry
1807. at *hcich time pussesstionc will. hec giv-.
en-secured by bond WihI cat. least two surec
ties t.t each, and i a'mortgcsge of the premt
All the pturchcasers *4ililibe requ:circd to pa,y
In cash for titles. &c., and acay pucrchacsec
will be at hberty to pa'y in cicshl for, the
whole of hcis purecaseo if' hce desires to do sj.
'JIEN.RY A. GAMLLARD),
Coir, in Equltity
#Idsboro, 8. C., Oct. 10th, 1866.
EXECU TOR'S SALE,
O'N thce 1st Mondcay in Novembier next, will
~Jbosol'd at WilQnsboro,-thce
B Ilackatgeqks, lately occupcied by .Mr1
Henry C. Nloe9s, deoenseed1
at earue time.
1 Cow cad'Ctf,
laprittg Wacggon and liarncess
II. E. N IChO0LS, Exeecctor,
Teme Chh .06lumbia, 8, C.
H'"lE place kjcuwn- as LAGRIANUE, near
Gladdhen s Gr'ove,--ono of' the finest. Cot.
ton-and-Corn PlantatIons In- -the Dish rict3
Oir thre plaes in at comfortablo dwelling
house and.,al ae oeonsary out bucilditngs
t'he tramt iins I6O a-orMs, a' large per-'
tIo. of #bit ia untier a hily state of'cnull
This piede #dll be rentedc on the l1st Mon-.
day4n Novemnbete next. at, the Coturt Iuct(t,
W innsboro, 1o the higijist bidder.
For prtiei'ulars appry 'to Gol. Jccmes Ir,
Rion, Winnsbor'o. or tg #e sucbsoether at -
Yongtesw.ille. - BB. htOBLEy,
Ear, of' Will of Johca l. Mobley, deo'd.