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Nt rent, expense we have procured
from Washington a copy of Prom
dent Grant's proolamation, is4uod in
ac3ordane with the views of that
distiugaished lawyer 1. It. Sherdan
and the IJ2m11 is publi3hod Cxlu:3ive
ly in Th6 Troy Press :
Vheroa;. it has boen represcited
t.o, in by Lieut. Go. P. II. 8heridan
now commanding the military divi.
sion of Missouri, that "leflanoo; to
the law" exists in the State of Lou.
isilkna, and whereas such "defijnee
to ltw" c>nAists, aa it is also repro.
helted to .i.c
I. In 6onitemnniing the perseon and
resiting the authority of .William
Pitt Kellogg, Governor of Liouidiana,
whom 1 clected to that office my
2. In contemning the pors.n and
resistiug the authority of -& - body
known as tbe Kellogg J.egislature,
O hich I imlso elected myself.
3.. In Contelmning the person and
resisting the a'atholity of one Stopli
en B. P.ckard, 3larAh.0 of .th.e Dis.
Iriet of Laoui4i tuft, whom I appointed
.1. In cootemning and generally
(lCpising one .James f. Caboy, 0ol
lttor of the Port of Ne* -Orleans,
who is a brothor-in-law of mino.
f>. I complaining of excesive tax.
ation, and actising my friends of
toaling the public money, when it is
1.wtorious t,hat they have no way of
getting a liying but by,.stcaling.
ti. In a gevor-l har'ed O6f thieves,
which, in a :ate ruled by my par.
ticular friendl, is the s.r,ogoat evi.
dence of resistatWe to lawful authori.
7. In denunciation of the election
l:w and tihe Suite Returning Board,
whicb weie both Imanufactured in
orIer to cnmblo a minority of my
mupporters to govern a majority o.
Ilyo ppon e nts.
I. I forming armed White
Longnes when it is well known that
it is my pleasure that nothing but
Black Leagues shall Cxist in thle
And whereas, the constitution oj
tle Unitod Statcr'h'ad been supposad
to provide that ,the peoplo may
peacefully assombf-o and. petition for
r-diesom of grevAnces. And also that
th1" ri,ht of the peoplo to keep and
bear. a rus m Ihall not be infringed
And whereas, I aiml advised by tlc
Atturiey.-General that these two
clauses apn'ly only to citizons of Afri
Can,1 doent, *,
And whereis, I am advised by the
lion. P. 11. S1-ridftn, an cminen
lawycr, niw of Now Orloans, that I
iMV by proclan ition. declaro any
lpe rsons obuotioth to be "'baniditti,'
an id direct them to) be shot or other,
wi.e executed, without further cre
A u d whereas, the sail P. ITI. Sheri
dan has puhblicly said that "there a
law for it sonmewhero,'' and wherea:
.1 don't know hut there is, and i
t eenms r ea onable ; and whereas
have icoontly telegi'ajhed to thei
said P. ii. Sheridan that I had
"e very coniidonoe in him and approv
ad Iig course."
Now thmorofore I, UlyBsse Slimpson
( ant, Presidenit of the Unmited
a ,t.'s, by thes advice of thme said P.
11 . Sheri'idaim, and under the war pow.
er, int u.alih, thi.i my proclauwation
imnd do borebhy dooelaro thiat all per.
mns in the said State of Louisiana
*.hli do nmot hearmti ly,' searnest ly and
wit hat mi iienka. reservst ion, su pport
ihe go ern.noit of theo said \VUlliam
I'itt Kellogg, are, and the same are
hereby inado, .constituted anid .ap
pioiinted .hANDITTI, and I do 1ire.
6,y authiorizo1and empower the said
1ient th u n. P'. II, Sheidag and anm
othm r lman weaing sholder-strapis
( diet her, his own o .borrowody to
arres: su hi ha,nditt i wherevor they
imamy bei forn .d, and tQ aboot, saaI,
I Qho.d, drown, draw qhartor, disow
li.twel: or otherwiso slaughter ach
band it ti, and thus stop their gr um.
blingi paut tirtaxes and ronuder
thempeaofulcitir.ons and contehntedI
with Liho government of the said
William l's~ Kollogg.
In ordi r that the said Gee. Shari.
dan and hi. suibordinatos may not
im. oleat anmy of miy frionds, the follow..
umg .rulopi ale promnulgted for t.heir
I. .\ white akin, straight hair andl
tolerabily regular features are pire
um nptit e piri.of that a person is a
. ii.A intelligent cotunto'nane
abudnever go urnqutestiosqd. Ti'he
probab lity: that its owneor i a bandit
.3. A u n prs in 'Iho is a clergyman,
teaubmo., physiciani, lawyer, merchant
or othier busainoe.s rnan shall be con
aidered a banudit.
41. Any p.erson who cin read, write
tor ciphier sball be conside red a ban.
d L uh!& In hecan prove to the satisfac-.
tii i fi t e imlicer arresting huium thiat
hme has bi oni ini otod for crime.
5. Any person withI a good odiuca..
tioni aball bIe m reated as a bandit with
cumt benemfit (.f deoruy.
G. Aimy per (in )wniopfl real estate
shereby duolared a band it, unless
maim proive that it was 60ughit at a
,sale with mo~ney taken frotu the
to the amount of ten dollars or over
baft be proof that that the owner is
g buand it .Aleas he oau show that .it
8. Any person who has heretofore
borne a good character shalibe deemV
ad.' baujit uutil the oontrary i'
9. Persons with black skins, wool
ly hair and Ethiopian features shall
not be considered banditt unless
shown to hate toted the Coisdrva
f0'. Persom 6on4ictO of crime or
indicted therefor shall in u6 ease be
considered bandits, and for the. pur
poses of this rule a pardon from ov.
Kellogg shall be deemed ad'dit,ional
proof of guilt. Any person may
claim the benefft of this rule who can
prote to thd entir6 satisfaction of the
offieor arrosting him that hu ought to
have been ooiivi.:ted of some crime,
and satisfaotory evidence that the
party so arrest6d toted the Republi
can ticket at the linst election shall
be sufficient proof of such liability.
And I hereby enjoin the said
Liout. 0on. Sheridan to be vigilant
and energetic in this great duty of
sifting the chaff from the wbeat, so
that the population of Louisiana
may, as soon as possible, oonsi6t en
tirely of negroos and thieves and
give a unanimous support to iny ad
U. S. OniANT, President.
IA bU.TON Fill, Sec. of State.
[ Troy Prese, 7th Jan.1
THE FAIFIELD HERALD
inW IN 3M211 CR Os'
R MIEANS DAVIS, Editor.
Wednimiy Morning February 3, 187
F. .). Moses, Jr., and Niles G. Par
ker have entered into a law partnet
ship. A noble pair. Frank's firs
case was in defending -a negro cbarg
ed with peijury. If any one can sa
up f defence for such a crime i
4ho.1d bo Moses.
Death of Judge Jofin T. Gceou.
Judge Green diq4 of consumptio
in Sumter on the 97th.ult. lie wa
,he Independetit daididato for Gov
ornor at the ln- t e!P:tion, atd durin
the canlfimign nut a wJrd was uttere
Againat his honor or, Jntegrity. Ili
loss will be severe felt.
Whipper and Moses Jr., are aspi:
ants for the Judgoshio of the 5t
Ci:Cuit. The election of eithe
would be p publio, eainity. A]M
A. J. Shr.w of Marion will i proball
be a candidate. . Ie wq.uld honor t1i
position. Tho Paminisiration h
not yet atnounced its eandidate. I
C. North rop formerly of the Unioa
IIerald is also spoken of.
TIhe IIouse of Representatives la;
adopted a resolution dismissing th~
co0 ntest in the caise of thc C.harleste
do(llgation, and declaring the sittin
mcmibers legally enititled to the
seats. 'This action is doubtlers
source of greait relief ,antd rejomein
to the resp)ectable peeplo. of Chiarles
ton, assuring them, as it does, tha
for two years at least, they will I
free from the corruption and machi
nations of Bowen and his ring
Theao is reason to hope, too, that th
p)ower of this ring is permanent!
broken, and! that the conservative
of Charleston wvill in future have a
least someo rcpresen)tation in the stat
and county govern ments.
In a recent debate in the lious
on theo ir oposit ion to make the oflice
of Auditor and Treasurer electiv<
Leslie tqok occasion to malto a vit
lent incendiary harangue against th
"democrats,'' and to charge (her
with violenice, .apsassinat on, an<
every conceivable yillainy. -IHe wa
rebuked. by Col. llen,0ty p( York,'ath
Col, Crit,tendon of Gregievillea.
it strikes us that.this is .the.sn
Leslie who stole all the tuoney ,ap
propriated to buy lands for the freed
men, and ,who ran.* away from Ihy
State to enpo puinishment. Wh~
is th~ is villain stillI pe.rmittcd t<
swagger in the halls of the Le'gisla*
ture ? Why is 1h3 not arrested and
tried 1isl jnst ioe in South Carolina
asleep 1 Or is the ..-ttorney- Genera.
Andy, Johnson has been elected
U. S. Senator fromi Tennessee. Hie
is a remarkable man. Originally a
tailor, lhe has Aldi, sue.oessionl al
most all the offices in the gift of tihe
people. l1b las been governor, U.
8. Senator, Vice P'residont, ,and
President ; and now after a lapse of
six years, re-ontcrs the seonte, eager
for the fray. lie has a bosom ful-1
of grievances to redross agains t. ?1o
rad(icaml party for endeavoring to i
peach himu, antd against Grant for
having, as J,>hnson claims, lied ma.
lici-uJyv to hin. line ha be. ..a
ing4t.ea f#sh years and his b*
is a it P,p(l' as was the PFlir
Be,le's 'whij It had-9"si e:
squat on the safety valve, and b4
furnace Oramultd, 1o--in and pine)
'I lucro'll beA big cxplosioti b
Andy gets fairly started. We Shal
exp;it soute fun when the tuilo
puncture.4 with his needle t e.lJathe
ty hae of the l1ena tanner. lle'1
ma11ke Grapt smlloke, Potj kyest'
J Adge laokey has done a gool
work iu Edge6eld. Ifis repo t t
-Gol.'Obahnb4rLan is a1, -thfL v
and, we fimly beliove, entirely cor
rect in every particular. Ilis re
commendations tre wise, and hjv
t,een approved by the Governor. J
special beatitude is ann,un.,ed . fo
the peacemaker. If Judge Moke
succeed in iestoiIng harmony in ou
unlfoltunato 61ster roupty, he will b
entitled to the ;hau4s .uf all - 4o
citiseux irrespdotive of race or part:
So soon as the tepublioan leade;
begin to direct all their eff-irts to si
curing honest governm6-at and co
petent officials, they will find that o
tracism and . raeO antagoim an
party heat will rapidly disap-pea
Tne conservatived of South Carolit
are the most easily contented peop
in the world, and Uov. Chausberla
and Judge Mackey have done hilu
to conciliate them in tbi EIgcfie
Gov. Ohtmberlain t.nd the 'Senate.
(?o,: .C1ixnabbrlain recenily sebt
1l1e Snate a buteh of ap,oinltwer
for trial justices for A:k,.n, sever
republicans aud one convervativ
The Senate rej, cted the latter sola
because of his political viems. Wi
the vext batuh, Gov. Clianiberla
ient a message to the Senato protei
ing against this pal t isnship. I
t .uted that in no matter was r.for
more needed than in the system
t trial justcos. lie declare!i, "my d
t termination Is not t oon.-ent to t
appoiOntmnt of any man as trial jt
tiee whom I do not upon i 6onst I.-r
believe to Le honest and capub
TIhs I owe to m) self, to my office, it
to the people." lie regrets ti
there are diffarence bet ween hims
and the Senate. While he d,si
hirmony between these I.ranches
goveruneut Ie can never jurcha.e
by disregarding this principle. Wh
he is willing to have his appointnt
changed for others of equal titt
b he will Lever outisent to the m
t pointmicnt of ineon:-etont perso
r. While lie will appoint front his pi
y when he can do so without detrime
c he will never hesitate to appUit c
FC servatives in those neighborhoods
which comp6tent republiouns cani
.be found, Ile concludes as follov
"1 n.m always ready, upon suite
grountds, t6 recall any n.ominut
s made by mee, but, I miost earne(s
e urge Sent?.tors to c.;;oider these not
flnationls fromn the high pllane of
gpublic wetfare, and niot to reji
noinaitionis 1ma1 Ic of wort hy im
*r merely because their political op
a ionts aire not inl accord u ith tho,e
ga inajority of the Senate, especia
when the ir places cannot be suppl
bycerinlly competent men from i
domiinant polit eail piarty.*
C 'I'he enate has yielded to I
governor in this respect aned thus
-* has confirme d.his appoinments.
e this course, Goev. Chamiberlain is c,
S fering a lasting bene'it upon the p
5 pIe aL large.
t - -
' To Lit. Correcthy it t& I'no .tblim sly
IIeniry Wa .rd I3eechier is a subhi.
individualh. Already hadl his trai
OOfndanft elogn.ence~ elevated him to
alofty ioile in I?iuma's proll I Te aipi
'when the world-wide scandal in wha
he so promnmiently figures lirst sa
the light. fit thi4, with profu
d ontemipt for all othier ae!iievenn
i'n the lifting liue, has seooped bi
up bodily trom the perch wtheni
like the eherubs ini the ol chureb
ho had .smiled far down upo n i
vulgar herd beneauth, ani bearii
ltinm up, through am'd abo,4 the io<
bag impialed himn tipona the very sui
mit, of. t he spire, to wri.gia au,
squir m be,fore, theul> i.i 'te I giu ,
millions. , 4,eo.he' ' lo,tors ati
statoeient: I ear evidene oh nuigi'
cent genius ,imnd prove him to lbe t1
very prinice of,ef gr.s amn at iitt. Sit
cxpressions as the "ragged edlg.i
thle "cave of gloi,' ',tepping d'oi
and out,'' ' nist, hidi ig" a ..d "treni
bling on the btin.k of a~ moral N;iag:
ra," stamyi'ed with tho di~, of Beel
er's genius, are eagerly seized
sterling coin, and comm'and a
hIgh a premium' as the new uilv<
flut a ne w sjlhorism has just bee
lsutid wvhichi is of such' absotutel
pure gold, that all other coins ar
but ase ba.so alloy.
Mou'lton., in his' Lestiniony, sai'd, ii
speaking of bia' coniversation wvit
Bececher concerniing a denial of th
scandal "Mr. Bncoher aidl to am
you lie at all,' liq sublimely
yuonly way 9 liec correctly is to lie
Pe4ev koforoJas so-. much ,truth
od'presq) into so few words.
bip-seoueno is like .apples of g9ld
I'n pietties of silver. NI r. Beecher
r has exemplified the dtfinition of wit.
-Trate wit 6 naitureto vdvantage dnrioied.
%liat oft w'as ihouglit I fore, but ne'er
h has ever enunciated this rule
before, aUd yet for how iany yeu
1 0Oi en ta l, o- uuon1sciou-dy
Acce ted asthe gold, n rule for lyinE
with sueoess I - How often have we
- seet)weak ovasiQnp, quibblings and
e provaricationia vanr-iished by truth
L ad hbw often hia truth, iu its turn
r been ignominiously routed by sturdy
Y barefaced, tublimne lying 1
r Thi rule is universal in its appli.
e cation to individuals and cirouni
tiitees. '' Tb. wily diplomat
retnemberiug that the olhje, of Ian
' guage is to c"nceal thought, lie
sublimely, and thus gains powe
3 for hit, state and honor for hii.e:f
- The scarred veteran, to ii-Jead li
d opponeit, lies sublimely, aid whei
r- the battle is gained be i.s ertolled fj
a his strategy. The politicl blather
le skite on the hustings,- in definin
t him'pplley lies subliinSly, and i
g gran'ted a fresh opportunity for polun
d der.. The speculatur, in repurtin
.he mark t, lies s14bliulely, an l
itasses Millions, a:al is e alled
:plendi'd fin n1ier. The .ozy ehoL
1o bl)5, with lr.ble visions .f iipel
to eut recit,ti>n and supple bire
al twigs, feign a headIaeh, 4nd b
ai 1)ing sublimely, obtai.as pormlissio
ly io ruiaiu at home. Atd 143t br
h nut lci,.t, the iighi.ag lover, aetin
in upon this vniversil -rule, with th
It- re(uijite r11ivoe ofEIre lip aud moisl
are "of tIm,e anl b1 .sky 1r0 nul ,uN
n toss of the voice, gooo .downup1on )
it tneol befor his' onnamiorata, an
0 witb mialiue a.forethou4ht, and withol
he .dequate alipreciatioin of the gre
I.. hore4fter,lios, willrully, Ogregriou
, ly ando slbliidely as h pours the of
e. told tale into her w iilingi ears.
d It is vain to-expolstul %te, They-all i
a. It. The principle 4as beean re ogniz
fl[ for Agen- Aut it. .romined for., ti
; 'hepherd of the Plymouth fl'ck, ti
. intaeIeet~aal wni h . .of religim
it tenchers, tIhe pine anong cedars <
. the lfn .et cj. eentui , to grdpp
its with this adefined,. amtdowy powr
)uhat has so long aoted as the 4nset
p. 'i.otor of liniman actioQ, and to eir
. bod' it in the coipact, t.ngible for
t) -- "To lie corretl is to lie -ubliu
lot We prupise to thow briefly th
:the present e.yetem of taxing os edi
>le such .a notes, bornds and nat rtgages,
On unjust, inasusuch as it is really imp
yi? ing doutble taxation u.n the peop
.t is ha nIging tl.e Sel:r,so as
eot rezad , ".From i.ima t hat hath, shall
n, taken, and from him that hath ni
n-' shall be talien away even that i*hi
of lhe saemeth to have '
edy Lett nusume th it A own~ $1 0,0
lie woitb of.land, nnid B hasr $10,000
.. ash. A borro.ws this money, givi
he tas sceurity.a nmortg:age on his lani, a
fr invests ti.a loan, s.ay, in pi eial pre
i3) erty.. The two, parties now ht.
mn- 'between thema, $'20,000O wor'th
,o- .property enid .a .p'ee,of pape.r ; not
ing more, nothilig less. 2 Y et, .when,
,, us.sesst,unt is madle, A ret urns$2
000, a'n 13B returns his muortga4q
uit $10Q,I0,% mnak.ig iin, all, .$3i,0
is Whlence eumoa . thi, r:tr'a ,$l(
a 0.00? . It exists now.he,re, save i:1, t,
u, fert,le. brain of .thea, . stut.e inone
uht grabbing legi.liator,, an,i .the oeu
.w tlangibJle thi:ig bout, i jis ,the tax up,
ad it paid into the tranusu.y,
ts het us make the statemeint mo
mi general. A-'sumne that in Suuth Cur
ule boa there are $50,000 ,000 wio3thi
es pr'operty 1.nd( $50,000J,000 in cas
ie Now suppose all the0 cash to be Ioa
ag ed to the- lhobb ra of the property, ai
if, LI.0 entire 'property in the Sta
ij- mortgaged for pa.yment. Tu3cai tho:
I would be $50J,000,000j or propert;
f.$500,000 of rashal, and $50,000,0(
d o f muoftgrages. WV h..n the, -assoumenfli t
5-' ordered, aalt these tare retur'.ed, an
ae th: St.ate is apaparently wvoath $150
hi 00,000. A' Idy of sisteen miia os
"thiis assessment is really an a.cessmaer
ii of tweiity-four iail)s' oi'i the tactoi
- amut of proeiait'y i'u (ho 8tato.
-* We behecfe this is a close aapproxi
..wation to the financial coa,dition
a the State. It is tr'ue that not all' ti
prolierty'fu SouUh durolina. is mr
r gaged; but thero are miilions of dol
lard of notes and bond. outstandin
ii and in these ceases there is doubi<
y Ita?ation, either of the money .loane<
o or the pr6por'ky vi'rtually pledged ai
Th'e trute method of discovering th
acatual amount of property in tha
Stato is by permitting each iedividu.
.' al to dcduct all his liabiliie fr.
his assets, and to r%turn the difference
even if, as i4 Algebra, it has a niins
sign before it. If John Smith owns
Ofty thousand dollars vortfi of roper
ty, and 6wes forty thousand dollars,
should he be reqtuired to sivear to the
Auditor th:tt he is worth *,0,000,
when no. odpitaliat will trat hi.a for
iore t-hin $10,000 min0s the bome.
'fhe piisent syst e*nf- of taling credits
ui-hout exempting debts is as ap'
proved a uiothod of .extortionate
taXiation asan exorbita6t asoetment
could possibly be, The only time
nowadays that a mn feeli ri';h is
wlron fe-&akei his re'ufdo to the Au.
ditor. But fie feels *eon,trously p-our,'
after paying the double taxation de
vi-ed by thesapietit law.givers. Dou
ble taxation 0hould lie abated us a
T ie recent di.iturbanoes in H Ige
l,ld county, %NIich hanve' at-jeted so
r much ittcitionl and occa.ionaui so
mitch concein througbout the State,
seem at last to have been traced to
their true source. The (1htrlestonl
News aid Courier, witfrihar aoteri,tie
ebterprise, fqnt .to the .geene qf t.ur
g moil a .I eciai reporter, with:a view to
obtain the whole truth, and' to pre
sent to the public an iIiparti4
statement o: tho facts. Th' conclu
sioas deduced are as follows. "1. That
aGen. Blutler's house was sot fire to
by a negro, who was hired by Ned
h Teient foFthat pdiryoso. 2. That
at w arrant for the arre.t of T nnent,
-u a charge of arson. was duly i sued
and thit lie would not subuilt to ar
rest. 3. That, tuibsequently, Ten.
nont and his men fi ed upon the con.
stable, and 'ij(se who eudeavored to
arret them, and,-at night, fired at
it.two physici ans who had been in at
d teudtnced upon (lie two colored mevi
t who '%ere wounded in the fray
L 4. That the county has bee- I or
fectly tranquil* r-inice . Toetiet a-ur
t. rendered Liaiaelf to the autLori
k. The f.,cts sot fji th in the fore
d going statement tnu t-be nedepted a.
w causes entirely suffie.i.nt t,. produc
e the state of affirs for some ni uth:
je.xi,ting in N.igetild ooudsty. All th
)f- evidence. recently brought ..ut onl
k goes t.o confirm the already- general
)belief tfia't 'the neg'eo Te.11elv is r
in bad inan, a usble,s citiz -n and a cou
I qtant fomentor of discord betweu
y the races in his bection.. - Tha t hi.
e. nmity to the whitcs is deep-siated
%[Ad thit he would resort to the miv,
liabolical means to i.j ire the ob
j: ets of his hatred, both his - w-)rd
a and deeds prove beyvnd the weres
t, - shad'ow of do,ubt. The netgro wht
i, set t're to CGep. P.uilel's hous d eate
,, poait ively th a hei w ' d (iuly ti.
Sl. ielintg of TLeunecnt., liut the caust
to of trouble, as furnuis.jed in hsis coc
b~ duet; arh only special andi imm ed
,ate - there ar'e others, general . tan
oht .eeminugly rem~ote, th it hsa'e bee
far tusore potent -in btriniging ..abot
00 diturbane. Thea chief of. tiese
ii the esiitupt counity got er:nuent<
n , EIlgefielId. For.a docuription , of til
11( county offieiahl~, we need go.nio .ful
thser thiain J udge M ackej's statemin
,Id on thbe subeject. lie pronounces tL
enrt ire systemi of goveranenat i.n lg<
h. field "a huge grand. larceny." (
an. the ishei iff' he s.ays :' ie,.is a n hoi
),. est iand trust wo,ra hy min, but h,as
at 'di'saagieeuble ha,bit ..o approprias i
o. t be--f.m-L of aj.ieput e.edijto.s
)I is ow.n use, on at hi. ground .that, ti]
heco.t. UIyt has'boteap.fd him-n for d iot in
y,. '[i onrs 'loa ,ea:-utr liat con:
n ar vice he coutld tQ-nde:; t'j.the, got
ty would be te snauko hiiaf tha
re subj ct of a cotronter's ingnest.'' Ili
o- opinaion of the way jhieLs aire nanil
of paliated is very suggest ive : "An;
hI. cit i?,en who l.as ha.d wiong donte ii
n per:,en orf) ploperty, (een the iosi
ad Iviolent n'nd ultra l)em> er.st,cans ob
.0 taiin jusi.te irtdiedet hte fi rst make.
e satisfactory linani cial arrn.ng antiia
y, wvith th,e fumry comm! sioner." "ir
10 short," said Jardg e M.aekey to the~
is r(epom ter, "you may say3 that I assert
that the p.!verntnent in Edgefield
,- cunlty is a cas'i si' tem of larcenya.
i Vt e havYe hero an' admnissioni from one
t Iwho htas long h.eld oll' aI posit ion
I under the R tljial5 wh Wis e5 ver).
where r'ecogiir as a bitter partis
-anl, and( hats more thau once appQaired
fas tho adiooote.of men like F. J.
.\f'oses, Jr. WVhen his eyes are open.
-' ed. and when he .o blunt,ly admit.
-the'truth of the charges made b'y. the
Conservatives with reference to pub.
116li afirs, alike in Edgefield and all
I .over SouLt' darorin a,' we think It
a quite needless to soaroff t'orther for
causes of trouble. The eas~e is plain
enough, and to the causes .stated by
.uhe News and Couri tmost be .added
those enabodied in Judge Mackey's
The most iniportait l,et-en'to learn
from the facts cited, is thatg unless
tero' be'ioon i' great -I-mpletement
there is litely to arise st anso time,
in aWost 'vcry OOunt.y o tie state,
a O'aition of tbiigs-preolfely .slmi..
lar to that at present existiig In
Egield. In every dou-nty in which
the negroes are in a majority, there
is a probability of just such a systetit
as is foutd in the disturbed seoti'on
As long as the Radicals persist in
putting ill office thieves nud fools
simply ,because of their fidelity to the
i,afty,juit so lung is there liability
to trouble. The task now before the
state ge .ern:i:ent, and the republi.
can party in South- Ctirolina, is to
purify the entire tystem oi suoll 1114n
Is fennut, and replte them with
competent and trustworthy cflioialis.
By this means, and this ohly, Oan the
doitit party hope to bring about
real- peace and prooperity .in the
state. Sh->tjtd they omit to do this
the respousibility for any troubles
will rfo.t twoon them) in) buil a way
that it dannot be evaded. The noxt
two -yPars will give tli- party ample
opportunit:: to citrry u'tsuh a poll.
4y. Ulretni.ins to be son *het,her.
they will have the wisdom tinmd the d-.
conoy to do so....
Itidgewn'- Wheetwright and
itdea~ lacksmith Shop.
vwish to inform in'Y it 1re 1 .n-l the
pubAie'ge, K anflythilt I ntim flow loca.
ted beside the Masonio' linU, where I
m prepared to do lior.<e Shoeing atad
,all kinds of pla-sita- ion Biolismilh work
l's1, Wagon and Iggy repaiiing done
with the u8941 -prpinp'.ness.
P. M. hPISNCIt,
feb t lxi Wheelwright ed. Iiackemiths.
In the Mi)strict Court or the U. P. for the
DistiVot of South' Car6lina--In tie
matter ofiD. 0..Means, Bt,nkrup't
r 18 is to give matice ik'it Afrirat
in Da.ukrupteY wAs issue ot of ItI..
Diml rict Co6rt' o( ihe United !lates .t'or
the Dis'trlo of Sq6tih Giroina, on the 29ih
Jantitry, 1876, A'giiiief thi es"'nte of 1
C.' Means. of' F0irfield (foinnty.- 'of the
State of mouth Carolina,- wJsn hath been
adjidged a Bankrupt upon i' Petition
tht tie payment of any d. blsk and the
delivery ofaniy property bo'longing t'o Said
Baukrupt, to hinte"o o r hli ue. aid I e
trans'er of any pf-operty bj lii'n. 'are for
bidden by law ; Ihat 'a i*eotIg of the
cre..tors of sai I Bankrupt, '. prove
tle:r debts, and 'to .chese' one
or more Assignees '-e
rate, will be held .at A uout of Ban9rupt
oy, to be holden 1n 'he'ft8th- ay:(f eb
'ruary, A. D. I1I,, atk 12 'clbpk -I., at
Yorktille. 8. C , before 'W,j . 'jawson,
one of the Registers o1 said Court..
R'. M. WA L.A'pE,
U.18. Marshal."a Messengerv
T. w. cLAW8ON, Deputy Messenger.
h e t&eS1 66d
MAge t ro WEAKh STONG.
..crera h usand ills, t4'
Tc oning n a
et'ihed ed 0 v ble d' e
t aU di getd ane and w ,ted
etions, te e b viody'. imng se
of }Ntore On. - ag
n Agnt Irs ins e the od,sn.
gcuresng thspusa ,"iverCm
1o Zilaont,Dopy ~~orn19..Diar
Ghillsed and vE.a-, -Humlod pe
Di ed ery r of the d o ad9
~. ealln ou a rnespie.e
tins sadrev s4hfa fr
- asezg~ of are E not ,..aa
dn rl di e oN n eer
&l s 'ateth,sstm dr fee
ltI b.to all part. o th system,'
and uilding up an IroA'Co.
stituton. - .- '
Thousands havbe been chane
by the use ofthis remed y, fom.
va d cannot readna,1 hes.
Etate to give it a trial. -
,gee that eacha hot'e ,ites P ERU
VINN'$V'RUP blow,n in de giae
SETH W. FOWL.E & SONS, Proprietorg,
NWo. 1 m MIl a e., flost.
- o,D a D a fl,oo aiay a ZA r.LI,
I tm still.prePared to make and repair
l'ortable Grist, Mills, and do job woa'k of
All kiJs. of(%bffna amnd Cases kept on
hand. Prioce to simi the tinmes.
3& My Mills. have taien the Ars
premnium at the St,ate fair for severa
years. - g
* ~ %4)A
A, All WoMjVar,aaf,i.
IeiMgigl)tiOgI fog the 7BM,. 1~%75~
Will.cosntnphceoIl time tir,~'
M o~ dAy in JuInuMry marx'.
'there *111 1W.; mn~nilmu
Vai*amggOft Sr. ih~ tQialmer 1~g .*..'d ni ci,.
niotagig, l~A l.ereidfor&' Tlmi~ is rnnr&
acc'mrilnns~o with, glue ia.uege of ih~ rig ir~~
8ch4ol~ i r')U(~Ipge, f.,mad Ii isIi.petk will
gui t the patrou~ be~ let. * I
There wihl'b~u~ r~ttigcl'lnn'm~dt, *ir. t~a
'irs. aiiilentnest a~H(j cartrt,.l t'fThrg will h*
made 10 p~omoIe'IJir.prng~.e~zs Advarac.'
tid ~gggdI.g)t~ 4.fl~~ha~y prcpnted for
kg. oi ilid i ifi~)pu:r'4uimvor life. (,hsestp
anil coeiitorl*%610 bbnrd p~ovide~d ~ tsr
soholiari. Itom nbroa.l. It is ~rei.gI70lfl
thelgltcredt o~ hhl h~:p4~cnt it n nd so imlArit'
go SIhiti 'it lfl(i hC~iflnmng6V :ln~,.' ptt4l,.'I/hI
Apply gn4~,5 Jus. II. Blun, clu'iirrOna~ of
Boa d of
deO.aO ** Prh;eipnl
Uliairl.tte; 4'o1~~i~fW:i.~ Anitt~ 1
UoI.uN~gA, May 17, 184.
11W faliDwing Vasiaenger ~chc~Y~lr wi
.1 b~ nut cwor hiSs ruu.~ o'U' *aat. a'IY.t
~i~6 A'l~ggiggg4, ci fA~u* a ii.
Celgigubja, k..0., I I 6~4 ft"'
lYiunabpro, 2.O& )l gjg
~ Chc~ger, 4tjityrn
Aryly. atOharlbtt~, . 6. d'4'flg m
Say. Ch~rloh~c,' N. C. at~
'.' Chpsier, 7.00 ~
9.6$ a SI
a' Wtrwn~bodc,' 11.48ui'i
JAMGS ANI)EIL ON, 0cc') tli"~t
Popu..Qen'. Pauu.5g.r and 1JcJ~etAgrn A
~FR~11 supply ot Oardea $.eda and
8cm just arrlveti.
MoMASTEIt A BT1TCZ,