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I^kktfie Senate.'' ?
The St. Louis/Bulletin says :l The pres?
ent Domoerat&liiwjority in the^Senatecf?
tho United States is*-sb larg% that tho un
reflectin'g may be disposed to underrate
tho importance of-t$rc late loss of two Sen
afec^roia^aSialo of-Oregon, by a cor?
rupt coalition between the Black Repub?
licans and Douglas Freosqilers. But a
otrrsory glance at the probable condition
of parties :in tho Senate after .the 4th of
March next, will satisfy any one that the
Democratic .majority will bo so.smallas
not to bo entirely reliable, and1 that, in a
short time thereafter, th? Black Ecpubli
cahs will probably havo control of the Sen
- ate as well as the House of Rcpresenta1
Alter the admission of Kansas, there
will be sixty-eight1 Senators, of which
thirty-five is a majority. At the begin?
ning of the next Administration the dem?
ocrats will have 'thirty Senators from the
Southern States, and six from the North?
ern, viz : one from New Jersey, one from
Minnesota, tAV? from Indiana, and two
from California, making a total of thirty
six, or only, one more than a majority.
- We have classed among the Democrat?
ic Sonators, Mr. Kennedy, of Maryland,
Who is not a Democrat, but who will al?
ways be found voting with the South
against the Black [Republicans; and wo
have excluded Mr. Douglas, who will act
hereafter with the Black Republican par?
ty, and Mr. Bigler, who cannot be re-elect?
ed this winter, owing to the Douglas di?
vision in Pennsylvania, which will give
the Legislature'to the Black Republicans.
Hence it will"'be seen that a change of
three will give tho Black Republicans con
. trol of the Senate, and Mr. Douglas can
q?nd will doubtless bring about that change
at the next cloction in New Jersoy, Indi
1 Not long since thcro was an overwhel?
ming majority in the House of Represen?
tatives, which was swejit away at the
next election by the treachery of Stephen
A. Douglas, who joined the Black Repub
Keans in ii war upon a Democratic Ad?
ministration, and thereby carried over a
large portion of tho Northern Democra?
cy into the ranks of the Black Republi?
can party. Yet conservative men conso?
led themselves'* with the reflection that
the Senate could defeat any unconstitu
" flional legislation on the part of the House
^'Representatives. When it became ev?
ident that Mr. Douglas, by his course in
tbe present campaign, was striving' to
break: up tho Democratic party, and elect
a Black ? Republican to the Presidency,
and that there wore strong probabilities
that he would succeed, inen s^?Ml?pfid
that no harm j^ojjitU-fec"done,' and criod,
"lookto the^Senate." -
That last bulwark is about to bo swept
aw'ay by the action of tho Donglasites,
and should Lincoln be . elected, ho will,
"have both branches of Congress favorable
to him before his term is half finished.
With the executive Jind legislative depart?
ments of the government under their con?
trol,' the Black Republicans can easily
. carry out Mr. Seward's favorite ideas, and
remodel the judiciary so as to abolitionize
it also. Every department of the govern?
ment will then be in the hands of the
Black Republicans, and Lincoln's and Se?
ward's " irrepressible conflict" will thou
have, nothing to oppose its progress.
These things call for serious reflection
on' the part of those who would preserve
the- equal rights of tho States. What
protection can there be for our rights,
with'every branch of tho government in
the hands of the enemies of the Constitu?
tion and of the rights of tho Southern
- ' Disunion.?Gen. L. P. Walker, of Ala?
bama, we note, does not attempt to con?
ceal his disunionism. In a speee? made
recently at Cowpon Springs, in Laudor
dalo County, he is reported in a Jotter to
the Montgomery Advertiser as follows:
In reply to the question, "what would
he do if Lincoln was elected ?" Gen, W.
said, drawing himself up to his full height,
and in the sublimest strain of eloquence,
th& come weal, or come woe, so help him
^God. he would not submit, and that he
wtHuld take thobannerof tho Constitution,
and plant it where the honor or safety of
the South demanded, and that he would
defend it with his life and fortune against
Saracens or Moors! His answer was no?
ble and grand, and nobly was it answered
by the crowd. One old gentleman, whose
white locks and tottering form indicated
that he had ran his "three-score years and
ten," called Gen. W. to his chair, after he
closed, and with tears running down his
checks, said, "Gcnoral, I wish I was
young, I would fight and die with you."
I do not honestly believe, except two or
. throe Douglas leaders, that there were a
half dozen in the crowd that dissented
from Gen. Walker's speech. Our people
arc now thoroughly aroused.
Louisiana Moving.?The New Orleans
Delta says that a number of the citizens of
Louisiana, including many of the most
prominent merchants of Now Orleans,
without regard to party, havo addrosed
to Governor Mooro a petition, requesting
to convene tho Legislature of the
S?a^?>45;jth a view of taking measures to
meet the^gt^jjolitical crisis Avhieh now
confronts the Soul
The District of GbkimBr^^^^ R
population of 75,000, having Im^U^
about one- third piurl i? the lasteten years.
" AQ.Nuxir Men in Fiorida.?Tho Fer
nandina-East Floridian says:
"Wc are pleased to learn that a compa?
ny of <;Mihute Men" has recently been or
?ganized in ?Fernandina, under the most
favorable circtimstanccs. The association
already numbers amongst its members
many of our most respectablejyoungmen,
who arc fully impressed with the cmor-'
gency now so imminent, and who are pre?
pared to defend and protect those rights
whose destruction is speedily threatened.
The *cbfuc"eo'ckado',-i3 familiar to many-of
the citizens of Florida, and . the Palmetto
State is not the only section where that
emblem will bo worn and appreciated.
From the tone and temper of the people
'of Florida, we confidently expect that the
organization of " Minute Men " will per?
vade every portion of the Stato, and em?
brace within its ranks our best and most
patriotic citizens. Success to it!
St. Bartholomew's P. ARisn.?A corps
of mounted riflemen, sixty-three rank and
file, have been formed in this Parish, and
aro known .as," Marion Men of Comba
bahec." They have solected the following
officers: W. J. Henderson, Captain; F.
Hughes, 1st Lieutenant. They have of?
fered their services to His Excellency the
Governor, as minute men, and have also
made a requisition for arms. Tho uniform
is dark gre}*- homo-made tweed, trimmed
with green fringo and cord; cap of coon
Elected.?Among the Democratic
members of Congress, just elected in In?
diana, is the Hon. D. W. Voorhees, whose
great speech in behalf of Cook, condemn?
ed and executed at Charlestown, Va.,
gave him a national roputation as one of
the most brilliant orators of the present
An uk vi Li.e.?Senator..?J. Foster Marshall.
Representatives.?W. C. Davis, J. N. Cochrau, S.
McGowan, W7 J. Lomax, H. II. Harper.
Anderson.?Representatives.?C. S. Matlison,
W. A. Hayne, John V. Moore, B. P. Whit nor.
All Saints.?Senator?Charles Alston, jr.* Rep?
Barxwelt..?Representatives?J. J. Ryan, Ste?
phens, Whetstone, Aldrich.
Chester.?Senator.?S. McAlilcy. Reprtsenta
lioes?Col. J. S. Wilson, W. T. Gilraore, Col. C. B.
Christ Ciii-BLii.?Senator?T. M. Wagner. Rep.
resentqtive?M. W. Yenning.
W.-L. T. Prince.
*"wClabe3Don.?Representatives?8. W. Ncliion, J.
Dablinuton.?jSenaior?Dr. B. L. Hart. Rep?
resentatives?T. P. Lide, Blackwell, Tinunons.
Butler, LamaV, Moblcy, Gary,^?:2tttcV?um.
??-Fairfiel'd.?Senator?E. G. Palmer. ' Rcpfesen
Tatites?E. B. Boylston, T. W. Woodward, J. B.
Greenville.?Senator?Col. T. E. Ware. Rep?
resentatives?Col. D. Hoke, Dr. J. P. Ilillhouse, Dr.
J. M. Sullivan, John W. Stokes.
HorrT.?Senator?F. J. Sessions. Represenla
tice?C. B. Snrvis.
Ksrshaw.?Senator?A. H. Boykin. Represen?
tatives?W. M. Shannon, J, M. DeSrvussure.
Lancaster.?Senator?lion. Uixoii Barnes. Rep?
resentatives?W. Black, J. Williams.
Laurens.?Senator?W. D. Simpson. Represen?
tatives?H. N. Carter, S. J. Craig, George Ander?
son, J. n. Ware.
Lexington.?Senator?J. C. Hope. Representa?
tives?J. H. Counts, Col. Clark.
Marlborougii.?Representatives?W. J. Cook, J.
Marion.:?Senator?Dr. W, R. Johnson. Repre?
sentatives?E. G. Howard, W. 8, Mullins, D. W.
.Nbwrerrt.?Senator?A. C. Garlinglon. Rep?
resentatives?J. H. Williams, James Lipocomb, C.
Orange Parish.?Senator?G. D. Kcitt. Repre?
sentatives -T. J. Glover, A. D. Frederick.
Prince Georgr Winyah.?Representatives?Rich?
ard Dozier, J. H. Read, jr., P. C. J. 'Weston.
j Prince William's?Representative?W. J. Good
PicKbks.?Representatives?Z. C. Pulliom, J. C.
Miller, Robert Maxwell, M. Hendricks.
Richlano.?Representatives?E. F. Bookter, A.
J. Green, J. G. Gibbes, J. P. Adams.
Spartxnburg.?Representatives?0. E. Edwards,
W. M. Foster, Jas* Farrow, J. Wiminrith, B. F.
Sumte??Representatives?L. P. Fr?ser, Kenne?
dy, J. &. Bradley.
St. George's* Dohcihwter.?'Representative?
|T. J. Murray.
Sir. John's Berkley.?Representative?V. C. Kirk.
St:- LckE's.?Senator?F. W. Ficklmg. Repre
I sentative-^-John H. Screvcn.
St. John's Colletox.?Represmcfive?E, C.
St. Helena.?Representative?S. Elliot, jr.
St". Andbew'b:?Senator?W. Izard Bull. Rep?
resentatives?Joseph M. ?HikelL
St. 3abtholomew's.?Senator?N. Hey ward.
Represcntatives-^Yt. U. O'Bryan, Carlos Tracy, II.
St. Paul's.?Senator?C. R. Boyle. Representa?
tive?R. E. Elliott.
St. Peteb's.?Senator?W. G, Robcrds. Repre?
sentative?Joseph M. Lawton.
St. Phillips and Sl. Michael's.?Senator?W.
D. Porter. Representatives?-H. Buist, M. P. 0>Con- I
nor, J. M. Eason,Charles T. Lowndes, Geo. M Coffin1,
David Ramsay, Jos. Simons, W. G. DeSaussure,
C. H. Simonton, H. T. Peake, R. B. Rhett, jr., R.
S. Duryea, Jos. John Jon, jr., G. A. Xrenholm, J. J.
Lucas, Wm. Whaley, John Cunningham, jr., J. J.
Pope, Richard Yeadon, John E. Carew.
St. Stephen's.?Senator?L. W. Palmer. Rep?
resentative?J. J. Williams.
St. James' Goose Cbeek.?Senator?J. C. Mc
Kcwn. Representative?M. C. Connor.
St. Jame3' Santee?Senator?A. Mazyck. Rep?
resentative?R. T. Morrison.
St. Thomas and St. Dennis.?Rrpreseitiaiive_B.
Union.?Senator?Robert Beatty. Representa?
tives?W. II. Wallace, A. W. Thompson, R. S.
Williamsbubg.?Representatives?Dr. ? M. -
Brockinton, Dr. S. D. M. Byrd.
York.? Senator?K. G. McCaw. Represenia
pjj^-fejTjjr^ W. c. Black, J. J
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THURSDAY MORNING, OCT'R. 25, 1860.
_ EDITED BY
J. C. C. FEATHERSTON and JAMES A. HOTT.
Ono copy one year," invariably in advance,-..$1.00.
Advertisements inserted at moderate rates; liberal
deductions made to those who will advertise by tho
year., .,? ?...
Court Calendar for the Western Circuit. -
Anderson, . " . 22.
Greenville, October 6.
Spartanburg, " 13.
Laurens, " 20J
Abbeville, October 1
Anderson, V 8
Pickens, " 15.
sittings op court.
Greenville, October 22.
Spartanburg, ?? 29.
Laurens, November 5.
Anderson Troop of Cavalry.
The members of this spirited corps will find an
order in another place, summoning them for parade
on Saturday next. Every Trooper should attend,
for special reasons., ' b.
J8?g"" *Wc re-publish the election returns, be?
cause many were omitted last week. The present
list comprises all the Senators and Representatives
chosen at the late election. The material of -this
[.Legislature is marked for ability. Nearly seventy
five new names appear among the. Representatives.
Our friend, H. B.'Arnold, announces to the
public that he is prepared to accomodato them
with fine horses and* comfortable vehicles, at the
shortest notice. Having frequently tested the mat?
ter, wo can safely reebnunend his Stable to the
patronage of friends.. .
An advertisement in this issue announces to our
community that there will be a Concert given at
the University Chapel on to-morrow (Friday) eve?
ning. From the programme, we safely conclude
that the performances will be of that character to
draw out a crowded house. Prof. Aichkl is known
in this village as possessed of superior musical
talent, while Prof. Rothschild is justly celebra?
ted as a violinist. Let there be a full attendance of
We hail with peculiar pride and pleasure the ini?
tiatory steps towards forming a District Agricultu?
ral Society at this place. An intelligent planter
lias begun the practical work, by soliciting sub?
scriptions to purchase grounds and improve them.
He has been successful to a great degree, and met
with cordial encouragement and assistance from
many of. our first citizens. A meeting is called in
this paper to organize tho Society on salcday next.
^Evcry farmer is interested?our villagers are cither
directly or indirectly to be bencfittcd. Then give
the move an encouraging lift, and success awaits
the Anderson District Agricultural Society.
The Yorkville Enquirer, in an editorial glance at
I the m?iub_crs of the Legislature rccl<u7ry^c1rtr?i!n7
speaks in the following complimentary terms of
the Anderson delegation:
" Mr. Haync is a son of the Hon. Robert Y.
Hayne, a name very familiar to the heart of South
Carolina. Hitherto a quiet, unpretending planter,
he nevertheless -has the .olden time "Pre in his
eye," and Anderson District'should be congratula
latcd upon Iiis entrance into public life. It is suf?
ficient to say that Mr. Mnttison heads the list. Mr.
Moore is peculiarly ours. Wc have had with him,
while in editorial harness, more than one "rough
and tumble," and with variable fortunes. He will
consider us as giving to him, on this occasion, a
most cordial shake of the hand. Mr. Whitncr is
one of the sons of tho Judge?a worthy " chip of
Hon. W. L. Yancey.
We publish on the fourth page an interesting sketch
of this gentleman, who has occupied so prominent
a place in the important political movements du?
ring the past few months. The sketch was written
two years ago, and is evidently from the pen of W.
F. Samford, Esq., a distinguished citizen of Ala?
bama. He justly characterizes his subject ?9 "tho
tribuno of the people."
The esteemed friend who contributes to our col?
umns, and whose articles arc designated witli an
asterisk, does not, we think rightly appreciate Mr.
Yan'Cet. Before seeing and hearing Alabama's
favorite sort, We were in no wise favorable to him
as a leader, but having tho privilege of being an
'eye witness to his course in the Charleston Conven?
tion, done away with all prejudice We might have
entertained towards him prior to tiiat time. The
South owes Yancey a debt of gratitude for his
fearless and masterly vindication of her rights, and
the day will come when due reward will be given
" YouHg Men ! Your Country Cilia Ytra ! "
There has originated in the past few weeks nn
organization nil over the Southern States under the
i style of " Minute Men," having for its object the
maintenance of Southern equality and the defence
I of Southern rights, "in the Union or out of it."
i The objects for which these companies arc now
j forming must touch the patriotism of every lover
of his section, and cause his heart to beat with
fresh impulses at the thought of defending in per?
son the homes and firesides where reside mother,
sister, wife or daughter. Hundreds and thousands
are flocking within its folds, and the organization
now numbers many " good men and true " in all
the Southern States. In South Carolina alone,
there are near five thousand from all accounts we
have seen, and daily arc accessions being made to
its ranks. But it is not confincu to the gallant,
brave Palmetto sons.. Every State has its quota
pledged to resistance?bound to march at a mo?
ment's warming to the defence of their beloved
country. Let the ball thus put in motion roll on
unceasingly, until there is an army composed1 of
chivalrous Southrons who are competent and pre?
pared to meet the " Wide Awakes-" and their ?o
workers, and vanquish them- on the battle-field, if
We have been permitted to examine the constitu?
tion which meets adoption by every company of
"Minute Men." It is short and comprehensive,
and full of meaning. Under it, we learn, that up?
wards of seventy-five gentlemen have enrolled
themselves at Pendleton. The badge, blue rosette,
ie not seen upon the* streets' of our own town, but
we know of many.here who regard themselves as
" Minute Men," prepared to act promptly upon
their country's call. It is expected that they will
organize under that name at on early day.
Mr. Blackstock, a Baptisjlpreaclier . in Buchanan,
Haralson county, Ga., was killed by a man named '
Philpot on the 1st hist. j
j, Maj. ii. F. Jerry's 8pee<aV*
We have in several articles heret?fc\c.revicwcd
the policy of tho distinguished genhenan whose
lntq_epeech appeared in our last issue, tfis views
contained in this last effort do-not differ fr\m those
promuled by Iii? in letter form," and wKch we
have also published. In considering some\f the
facts and positions laid down by him, we shal ne?
cessarily be brief. V
The first few paragraphs of his speech contan a
statement of this political excitements which Ins
agitated and threatened disunion in times past. W^
pass from these statements, allowing them all the>
weight necessary to give his coloring force, and
come to his enumeration of policy in regard to the
Presidential election. He differs with those who
say that Lincoln will be elected, and that disunion
must follow. He does not " believe a word of it,"
and states thai, the fusion in New York will pre?
vent the succens of Lincoln. Also, the hope was
entertained by him that other States would decide
the same way; but the late elections in those States
mentioned shew that in neither can the opposition
! to the Black Republicans prevail. And wc con
I ceive that even Maj. P. is now convinced that it is
( next to impossibility to defeat Lincoln, even with
the boasted fusion in New York. The chain, there?
fore, upon which he hinges this faint hope is utter?
ly worthless. The election of "Old Abe" is al?
most a foregone conclusion, and wc must prepare to
resist or submit to his rule for the next four years ;
and in case of submission, to continue, in our
opinion, in n state of subjugation and impoverish?
ment for all time to come. Maj. Perry think?
vastly different. He entertains no fears for the
institution of slavery, which is-tho issue in point.
He denies tlio avowed and settled policy set forth
by Lincoln himself and all the Black Republican
leaders. Their purpose in regard to slavery in the
States in distinct and abundantly explicit. They
claim tho right to utter their sentiments, and pro?
nounce their dogmas in our very midst. They in?
tend to use the government in all its departments
'to accomplish their ends, and, as is stated in a re?
cent letter of Soames, Black Republican Congress?
man from Maine, urging radical abolitionists to
vote for Lincoln, they expect to bring about " ulti?
mate emancipation in the slave Slates by the intro?
duction! 0/ free speech and a free press." To this we
readily scsnt the " pooh ! nonsense?they never
can do it," pronounced by Unionists of the Perry
stamp. V c grant that it is true, too, for Southern
blood will never submit, to such outrage; but when
they have begun the consummation of their designs,
with the executive, legislative and Judicial power in
their hands, will we be better prepared to resist
than at the present time ? No, and many of those
who- counsel submission now would be found, wc
fear, maintaining the right of " free speech " then,
even if it amounts to dissemination of moderate ab?
olition sentiment. Once pave the way for tins'
and it will speedily result in teaching and pracr
cally carrying out the doctrine of inciting slaves*0
throw off their bondage, at the endangermen'of
the lives of masters. Fur be it from us to intimate
that those who agree with Maj. P. would u/hold
this course of things, but we honestly bcli/ve that
tho pursuance of a submission policy at ,u\i time
will eventually result in this manner. It is our
firm conviction, and the view wc have nken-or-ft
since wc first turned our thoughts upm'dic sub?
ject. It would be cowardly not to crtmsel and
take part in resistance, holding these vews.
^Bj^.aayr-Mtrjr'Perry, the Black Republicans
arc widely separated from the abolitit?sts. They
arc distinct and different parties. The Lincoln
crew arc not in favor of interfering with slavery
where it exists, and arc only nsiij the slavery
question as an instrument to obtnu power and
place. Docs the gentleman forget tH " irrepressi?
ble conflict," the paternity of whicl lies between
Old Abe and William H. Seward? Doos he forgot
the practical working of that conflit, which means
war to the knife, and which was illy exemplified
in design, at least, by Ossowatimh Brown and his
followers, and since then, in the ?st few months,
all over the Southern States, to- greater or less
extent? Is his memory so limiftd that he cannot
recollect the burst of indginatiQ which went up
from all quarters last winter, aid in which he un?
wittingly joined, when the raid at Harper's Ferry
was committed ? Interference with slavery where
it exists is their purpose, nlthoigh remote may be
their designs, and wc arc surpiscd that any gen?
tleman of enlarged intelligcncand extensive read?
ing, like Maj. P., should sect to deny the record
and doubt the pledges anil avowals of Lincoln,
Seward, and so forth. The ultimate tendency of
these leaders will result in attempted abolition,
the means employed will bclo incite slaves to re?
bellion, murder, rapine am all the horrors that
the devil and his minions an invent. They may
care not a fig for slavery, i? Mty. Perry asserts,
but they have built tip a jirty, Northern and sec?
tional, upon the basis of encroachment upon the
" peculiar institution," aid after obtaining control
of the Government, theywill likely strengthen that
party in every way posiblc. The monster they
have created, like the /host of Bnnquo, "will not
doWn at their hiddinj," and if disposed to stay
its ravaging and dcsWctivc powers, they will only
be crushed beneath.ho wheels they have set in
It is further assctcd that, the bare election of it
Black Republican 8 not sufficient cause to brea e
up the govcrnmcn. In one sense, we admit the
statement as true. But when the result will inevi?
tably follow that he section to which wc belong
will be placed iu a hopeless condition and meet
with nothing saie oppression and insult, we raise
the cry of resistance, and will offer our counsel,
feeble though it be, for revolution itself in prefer?
ence to what wc beiieve is abject submission and
arrant disgrace. What did our ancestors light
against? Not because of the galling tyranny that
afterwards was attempted, but rather that they
foresaw the oppressive heel of the miscreant upon
their necks ? Thus it might be said, ignoring the
history of Northern aggression, is the case with
Southern people at the present day. Yet, in sum?
ming up causes for resistance and disunion, we
cannot altogether forget the base frauds and con?
stant aggressive policy designed by Northern men
during the last thirty years, and which the South,
with forgiving spirit, now seeks to erase from
memory should her equal rights be recognized at
this late day. She is striving to obtain them?en?
gaged in the last struggle, and some are found tvho
would supinely resign them and submit to the in
anguration of measures and policy which tend to
weaken her cause and eventuate in her total ruin
and degradation. Of this latter class, Maj. P. and
his followers in South Carolina are an example.
Gen. Duff Green has written a long appetd to
the people of the slaveholding States, in the course
of which he says ;
" As to the institution of slavery, the march of
science and the progress of events arc rapidly de?
monstrating that it is a necessity resulting from
the nature and condition of man, and to the whole
people of this country "one of the chief sources of
their welfare and prosperity."
The Abbeville District Fair is said by the Banner
to have been a'great success. The exhibitor!) were
402 in number.
Messrs. Editors: Perhaps ^nt no period of Jj?
world's exietcheo has there becu such a^iverj?!
of mattetjifor reflection and discussion ns^now, and
never.was there such an array of disputants^frno
are ready to wield the tongue or pen, as occasion
may require, and no objection could bo urged to
such a state of things were the subjects of discus?
sion such ta arc calculated to benefit mankind, or
redound to the good of nations ;' but unfortunate?
ly so versatile is the talent of our land, so fertile
is now the brain of man, that in casting about for
new matter for reflection, he has let loose upo1
?ciety a hetexogeucous. mass of ists anaMsDS.
wilch, uricombatted, would sink our race inW a
degradation, in comparison with which, the sa^gc
life of our primeval forests would bo a paraHsc.
ThcscVc lections are caused by'the state of fffairs
that noV exist throughout our common cou^ry.
I well remember the time when the a'cti<n of the
abolitionists of the North, and the conseq?ent talk
of scccitsioi at tho South, would both lave been
pronounccd\rcason towards each other, treason to
the whole country; aye, and treasop against the
God wl'o had so signally assisted to tftablish this
government; bu\ now, those two streets arc kept
prominently before the respective sections. Why
is this '.' Has there arisen any necessity for the
interference of the North with an institution that
has been eoutinually growingheitcr for both mas?
ter ami slave ever since the eawblishmcnt of our
present government? No nwh who understands
the subject will pretend tlat/uch is tho case. We
need not follow up the reading. It is sufficient
for our purpose, at proscfc'to know, that such a
state of things will soorj^kt l? drive the South
in defence, of not onlyh'cr slaves, but of her very
existence as sovereign States; therefore, this only
question that nowif<rt* paramount significance to
the Southern man V how shall' the separation be
effected? and i/'Oes appear to me, that more gas
is expended, aiu morc nonsense enunciated npou
this subject, thn UP?? &ny other that has ever oc?
cupied the pu'lic niiud.
Scarcely h4 'he idea of secession taken root up?
on Souther soil in 1S30 and '51, when some un?
bounded f ntos discovered that it had to be effect
ted by cr?Pcra,wn > that is, by a union of several
or all o't?e slave States ; and strangoj^as it may
appear 'his absurd idea has held its sway over the
SoulK01"ten years. There is no such thing as
co.cerat ion in secession. It can only bo effected
hy ispdratc State action. If the States arc sover
in their capacity of-States, then they had the
nh1 to form the union, and although"nt> provision
v*s inserted in the Constitution for a breaking up
? that union, yet the States hold that rifjlit by
rirtuc of. their sovereignty, .whenever the .coaip.u!
should be violated.by any number of the partners
to the contract. The only question, then, that is
of much significance at this time is, have [he arti?
cles of agreement, or an}- of them; been violated
or broken by any of the contracting parties? Most
assuredly they have. Whcu this Confederation
wai formed, most, of the States then held slaves,
and I.have no doubt would have held thjcra yet, if
the insfitutiou could have been madd^tp pay : but
as it did nof.'^slavcry was- abolished in all shell:
and in a few years the inhabitants of'those States
discovered tliat they had got rid of an enormous
sin. What unheard of sagacity. I h.vc no doubt
but (hey had committed almost'any amount of
sin. I have becu informed by pcrsois who were
cognizant of facts as slavery then- apod in those
States, that the most horrid cruelti? were then
and there practiced by the ancestors of these vile
hypocrites who now assail um, that they might if
possiblo extort a fortune from two ex three staves.
But lias the compact of the Statcsicen violated ?
'Ihc South has steadily adhered ti nit that she
agreed to perform, uifd has since, fc the sake of
peace, made compromise after conpromise, until
these self-shriven ex-slavcholdcrs |iave come to
the conclusion that they arc the Uiilqd Sfates. nnd
Jiave assailed us in every c?nceifablo manner.
Tlicy repudiate the Constitution, ad are really the
only disunionistsof this country, pej incite our
slaves to servile insurrection, an destroy our
property in every conccivuble manor. They do
l ny us the right to enter the comma territory with
our property, while that territoryras fttaiitly paid
for by the blocd and treasure of tjc South. In a
wor.d,^thcy would throw all tlicburdcns of the
compact upon the South, whilcithcy alone arc
competent to take care of its iniunitics. The
compact not violated, eh ? It Js been violated
for years, and the South has bone with it until
forbearance has long ceased ^to'C a virtue, and
secession is now tiic only remly left, and will
have to be resorted to soon, if li upon the elec?
tion of Lincoln to the Prcsfcncy. Secession,
then, being tlie lost resort, it i,tst be performed
by separate State action?one State, upon the
rights of her own individual soiteignty, declaring
the compact at an end, so far ashc is concerned,
and then may come up tho idcrof co-operation: a
co-operation of the seceded St?s against a com?
mon enemy. The ncrc clcct/u of Lincoln will
not be a fundamental ground n- secession, for he
will no doubt be cor?titutionaly e'ected ; but that
election will say to is that theconpact will still
be violated, and to i greater exen than ever; and
having ground ahWy for suci ncoursc, there is
no propriety in wtitiig to see h<v much morc we
shall be reviled audiramplcd upa. Then let se?
cession be the remc/y, but as wcvaluc all we hold
dear, let not such rau as Yanccyllowell Cobb and
Sam Houston be ojr leaders. * j
Selectafer the Intclltcnccr.
Method >r Reading- tie Bible.
"Ttikc the NcjXcstanient, fir instance, and sit
down with a jrtcil in your land. Begin with
Mathcw's Gospf* read it attertively, the whole of
it in one or tif readings; mirk on the margin
every sentenco'ou think you Jo not understand.
Turn back ag* and read it a second time in less
portions at o* than in the first reading. Cancel
such marks / noted passage that on tho first
reading seem dark or difficilt to understand, but
on the seconrcading opened to your view.
Then rea?lark, Luke aid John in the same
manner, ascy all treat up?n the same subject.
After havi read them in succession the third
time, youllno doubt be able to cancel many of
Now rathe Acts of the Apostles, which is the
key to alic Epistles; then the Epistles in a sim?
ilar man;. Always before reading an Epistle,
read cvejhing said about the people addressed in
it, whicfou find in the Acts of the Apostles.
This mo course which you would pursue to
undersfc any book. You will no doubt see
from w you read the necessity of accompanying
I all yoyeadiugs with supplications to the Father
I of LiJ for that instruction which he has gra
ciouslromiscd to them that ask Him."
Iwksity ok Virginia.?Up to Tuesday eve
ningt five hundred students had obtained from
the *irman of the Faculty permission to matri?
culant the University of Virginia. This is .?
laronumber than at a corresponding period J^
h Read Sloan, Sl'llivan & Co's. ad?rtise
??IARRIBD, ?1 Iha 18th inst., at the Prcsbytc
Ban Church, Pcndletonf by Rev. T..L. McBryde,
m. J. SMITH, Esq., and SALLIE E., eldest dangJw
ter of J. W. Cobb, all of this District.
. : THE MARKETS. \ fc '
ANDERSON, October 24, I8CC.
'JOTTON.?The sales for the treck ending this
?y'tcrnoon, two o'clock, amount to 215 balcs,var 10
to 10J cents. Prices range to-day as high as 10.S;J
c., for a prime quality. Market active.^
LIST OF CONSIGNEES AT ANDERSON DEPO*
For the week ending Oct. 20, 1360.
Sharpe & Watson, J J Lewis, Sloan, Sullivan-&
Co, J B E Sloan & Co, S Brown, jr, Wilhite&Jinr
rison,- R II Hubbard, L T Arnold, S J Sloman, J B
Sloan, Blccklcy & Craytons, H L Jeffers, J E Adgcr,.
W B Long, C E Roberts, Moores & Major, Stribling ^
& Son, A P Cater, J A Smith, S McCulley, W P
Dagan, A M Holland, J WClark, JE & W M Be-<
lotte, B F & T S-Crayton, Brown, V.mdiver & Co^
E J McElhcny, Sloan & Towers, Smith & Ilovcy, J
B Adgcr, J A McFall, T D Gwynnc, T B Benson &
Co, E W Brown, Benson & Justice, H W Kuhtmart/
W II D Gaillard, England ^Bcwlcy,' M R Tunno,
H A Wiley, W A Enloc, J H Voight, II E Ravcncl,
J D Ashmore, W II DcndyjS; Co, A II Murray, Mf
Hagood, R Adgcr, J BjEarlc, Z W Green, J W Har?
rison, Sloan & II, R Munro, Evatt, J E Adger, E M
Tunno, S II Oowens, G Seaborn,^ B S,B Holland,
A H Cornish, A 0 Norris & Co. - -
0. H. P. FANT, Agent.
THE Farmers of Anderson District, and all friends
of the cause, arc earnestly requested to meet at
Anderson Court House on Monday the 5th day of
November next, at 11 o'clock a. m., for the purpose
of forming an Agricultural Society.
Oct. 25, 1850 11 2t
ANDERSON DIVISION, NO. 20.
MEETS regularly on every Saturday evening at 7
o'clock. Members arc requested to be punctual in
By order of the W. P. *
J C. C. FKATHEllSTON, R. S.
Oct. 25, I860 11 ly
Anderson Troop!of Cavalry!
YOU arc hereby ordered to parade at Anderson C.
II. on the fourth Saturday in this month, equipped
as the law directs.
? It is earnestly desired that every member will bo
in attend mec, as matters of unusual impovtaucj
wil. be brought before the Troop.
. IT. B. AllNOLD, Capt.
N. A. McCurxET, 0. S.
Oct. 25, iS?O -11 2t
TflK copartnership heretofore existing under the
unme and style of II. B. & J. L. ARNOLD is this
day dissolved by mutual consent. All persons in?
debted to said firm will please make settlements
with IL B. Arnold, as the notes and books of ac?
count will remain* in his hands for a short_?time
only. So, now is the time to save cost.
H. B. ARNOLD, .
j J. L. ARNOLD.
i Oct. 20, 1SC0 11 -8?
THE subscriber would respectfully inform the Cit?
izens of Anderson aud surrounding country tha
At tlie Old Stand
is now open, with GOOD STOCK, where perso/
wanting anything in his lino can be nccommodnfl
at SHORT NOTICE and LOW PRICES, for tin
A call is respectfully solicited, but no credit. I
H. B. ARNOL- /
Oct. 25, 18G0 - '11 $ I
THE undersigned on the 13th of Scptenibe/A ?
1800, "formed a copartnership for the puj>ose/
conducting the Dry Goods and Grocery pusUj
in tho town of Audorson, S. C, under tic n/
and style of / /
Said copartnership is without .limitation,' but/J
be tcrminntcd at any time by mutual consent' ?
WILLIAM S. SHAl?
JOHN B. WATSON
Oct. 25, 18G0 - 11
SUGAR, Coffee, Molasses, Salt, Cand}'jcas?
Cheese, T obacco, Starch, Candies, N?. , J
Pepper, Spice, Ginger, MackcrcL'&c, <be w,ld
A CONCERT OP
Vocal and Instfnental
WILL BE GIVEN ; TI*E
CHAPEL OF JOHirSOlf^^BSITY;
FRIDAY EVENIX^th lvst.
Profs. Aichel ai/?othscllild
Will conduct the cxercisc.f/sted b^ otIlcr ?*
complished performers am*au:u?- .
As the object of this C/1ViL,?. ??f me?s
sufficient to furnish blind/ the ^uvcrsi y budd-.
ing, it is hoped und cari^C8?rcd- that, J*11 U??
friends and patrons of t^"tIon ?U tara
? ?am to aid in so co^f a P^86' ,
Doors open at 7 p. n"oncert to commence at
Admittance, fi?-V*B GTS.
Oct. 20, 1800 11_"
8ke& Sales' "
/ ' ltd uf Fiera Facias to me
BY virtue of*V? " . to sale on Salcday :>u No
directcfl,' wi) c-yisual hours Qf sale> b(jforo
vembcr next>*i"?^ 1 ^ajerson tue following*
the Court i/iusc do<
property, tyvat: ? taini 18? acrC3> 0Q the
One trae" of .lamY Loiimieii by lands of Wm.
west side./f Sencc )
Palmer aid otllc^tainir 126 acres, bounded by
Tract/io._~>jatcs anTract No. 1.
lands o/J-J- -conta;nh\ 52 acres, and bounded
Tra<i No^'aiiam p^ an(i 0thers, and Tract
by lards op
}' o. 4, containing acres, and bounded by
'^fj J 'Coatcs andhers, and Tracts Nov 1
ani7/one negro man, ton. Levied on as the*
A;rty of D- J- nix> a'ie suit ?^ Brown^Van
I p? & Co. and others.
I ine buggy and harness>vicd on as the property.
I / Harrison BlasaHjpac'i the suit of Itoberts &
^'one'buggy and norocss^ed on as the property
of S. McUuffie Massoy, at^ suit of S. F. Browa
& Terms Q*^ Purchase^ pay for all necca;
saryp*^ .T. D. ^OBBINS, s.a.ix'
sl^'s Office, Oct. 25,-^ ll_i>t.