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Institute for Young Ladies !
Opposite CJiarlotle Railroad J)epot,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
r?THE duties of this Institute will, be re
I sumed on January 15, 18Gf>, and end on
July 15 following. Por circulare, stilting
terran, fcc, apply to Principal.
University of South. Carolina.
j*^^ THE General Assembly of
nlB^^ South Carolina having changed
r-?i-jHL? '?'?.'* South Carolina College into
^apF*:v University, applicants are
JB^BF hereby notified that the exer
c?2b^ eises of the University will be?
gin on MONDAY, the 8th January next.
Students (who must be at least fifteen
vears of age) will be allowed to select the
Department? which they wish to pursue,
provided (hey attend the Lectures in at
feast threo Scffools. In certaia cases,
attendance upon a less number of Schools
may be permitted. There will he ?io exami?
nations for admission. Applicants should
present themselves punri nally.
Fees, for the year, t>> bo paid on en?
trance by each student, in specie or its
equivalent. Matriculation Fcc, $5; Library '
Fcc. $15; Room Rent, S2d; Tuition Fee, if '
throe or more Schools arc atteuded, $25 for \
each School-if two School? arc attended, j
$35 foi each School-if only one School is
attended, $50. No abatement of fees fur
late entrance. C. BRUCE WALKER, \
Dee 22 | Secretary Faculty.
Charleston Courier, Augusta (J'Misti
tutionalisl,' Greenville Enterprise, Marion ;
Crescent and Lancaster Ledge)' will give thc !
above two insertions each, and forward !
their bills to the Treasurer of tho TJnivcr- I
aity, Rev. C. Bruce Walker, at this place.
St bary's College.
tTHE exercises ol' this insti?
tution will bc resumed on thc
?^Sth of January next.
:5g Terms for Primary Depart- I
S? nient, per session of 5 months,
in advance, $15: Mathematics,
including all the brunches of an English
education, $25 per session; Ancient Lan
Kua^es, including Hebrew, (?reek and
Latjn, and Modern Languages, $1(1 each,
extra per session.
Dec 28 ll J. J. O'CONNELL, Pres't. \
Columbia Male Academy.
Ii. S. THOMPSON, Instructor in Mathe
matice, French and English Branches. I
RICHARD CO Kl?, Instructor in the Latin |
and Greek Classics.
THE exercises of this Acadc- I
/fZjSa my will be resumed on the 8th \
e?i*?yJk?t of January >u'xt. i'tipils will j
^tt?afc^~-?be prepared for admission into !
any university or vollegc. The ?
?-^y course of study will include a I
new and improved system of Book-keep- ;
lng, and special advantages will be afforded
such students as may desire to tit them?
selves for mercantile lile.
Th? sell ?lastic year will bo divided into
taree terms of four months each. Tuition
at the rat e of seventy-live ($75) dollars per
year for the Classics and French, and sixty
"($C0) dollar-' for thc English Brandies,
payable at the beginning of each term.
Pupils who enter for less than a whole
tenn, will be charged at the above rates.
Dec 20 Imo*
Columbia to Charleston.
T:iK NEW and FIRST-CLASS LICHT
DRAFT STEAMER GEORGE is now
prepared to make engagements to take
Freight from Granby Landing to Charles?
ton. All goods forwarded by this linc will
be insured, if desired. Also, forwarded to
New York, and advances made upon the
same, if required.
Dec 14 Imo A. L. SOLOMON, Agent.
?S~ The Abbeville Banner, Newberry
Herald, Anderson Intelligences wadi Chester
Standard, will publish the above for two
weeks, and send bills to this office.
HAYING taken charge of tinf above
HOTEL, and having thoroughly re?
fitted and refurnished it, I [liedlo mys? If,
after many years' experi? nco in thia busi?
ness, to furnish mv guests with clean, com?
fortable rooms, and t table supplied at all
times with the very beal thc markets afford.
I am determined to sparc no pains to
please m\ patrons.
Ms HACKS from Abbeville to Washi-jg
ton, Ga., will make daily connection with
this House, affording to persons going
West atnl Fast a sale, com? irtablo and ex?
peditions means of conveyance.
Persons desiring to go Irma Abbeville to
any point of the country not accessible bj
public conveyance, can find ht mv LIVERY
STABLES, for hire, Carriage?, Buggies and
Saddle Horses. P. s. II?JTLEDGE.
Abbeville C. H., December ?2, IS05.
Dee 21 Imo
The friend.' of Dr. A. N. TA tf.LFY nomi?
nate him as a candidate for Mayor at the
ensuing election in April >'c\|M N<
or the Governor of this State, to mitigate, suspend or pardon any punish?
ment to-which any such officer, non-commissioned officer or private may
be sentenced by a general court-martial.
CXXVI1I. Any Major-General, Brigadier-General, or the commanding
officer of a regiment, when, and as often as any invasion may happen,
may oi-der ont the Militia under their respective commands, for tho
defence of tim State, giving notice of such invasion, and every circura- ;
stance attending the same, as early as possible, to their immediate com- ?
manding officer, by whom it shall be transmitted to the Governor or
Commander-in-Chief, by express, the expense of which shall be imme?
diately paid ; and that, in case of insurrections, the commanding officer
of the r?priment or battalion, within whose limits such insurrection may
happen, shall immediately assemble his regiment or battalion under arms,
and having transmitted information thereof to the commanding officer of
the brigade, and to the Major-General of the division, and to the Governor
or Commander-in-Chief, shall proceed to take such measures to suppress
such insurrection as he may deem proper ; and if any person be wounded
or disabled, while in actual sex-vice, in opposing any invasion or insurrec?
tion, or in suppressing the same, ho shall bc taken care of and provided
for at the public expense, without regard to his rank.
CXXIX. No civil officer shall, on any pretence, execute any process
(unless for treason, felony, or breach of the peace) on any person who
shall bc called out into the service, and embodied by the Executive
authority of this State, in pursuance of the provisions of this 'Act, or
within thirty days after such person is discharged from such service, under
the penalty of twenty dollars : and thc service of any such process shall
be void ; and all suits that may bc ponding against such person shall stand
and be continued over in tho same manner as if they had been regularly
postponed by affidavit, and the estate of such person, when lie shall be so
called out and embodied as aforesaid, shall be free and exempt from levy,
distress or sale, by virtue of any legal process whatever, from the time he
shall be called out as aforesaid, and until thirty days shall have ? lapsed
after he shall be discharged from such service; and any person making
such levy, distress or salo, as aforesaid, shall be lined, on conviction by
indictment, in the sum of twenty dollars, and such levy, distress and sale
shall be void.
CXXX. If a vacancy occurs in the general office of any brigade, or in
the field offices of any regiment, whilst in actual service, such vacancy
shall be tilled by promotion in regular grade, and not by election ; nor
shall any election for officers take place in any company while ii. active
service, except to till the office of Junior Lieutenant; and such election
shall be forthwith ordered by the superior officer in command of tho
company, battalion on>regiment in which the vacancy shall occur, and
shall be held within twenty-four houri! after the issue of such order. All
other vacancies shall be filled by promotion of those next in rank in their
CXXXI. Whenever tho Militia shall be called into the actual service of
this State, by authority of the laws thereof, their pay shall commence
from the day of their appearing at the places of battalion, regimental or
brigade rendezvous, allowing to each officer, non-commissioned officer,
Musician or private, a day's pay and rations for every fifteen miles from
his home to such place of rendezvous, and the same allowance for traveling
home from the place of his discharge ; and whilst in the service aforesaid,
the officers, non-commissioned officers, Musicians and privates of thc
infantry, light infantry, riflemen, artillery and cavalry of the Militia ol
this ?Slate shall be entitled to the ??ame pay, rations and forage as such
regular troops of the United States are entitled to receive.
CXXXI1. When the Militia, or any part thereof, shall be embodied, and
in actual service, in consequence of being so ordered by the Commander
in-Chief, either within or without this State, they shall be subject to th?
same rules and regulations as the troops of the United States shall b<
subject to at the time: the Militia shall be so ordered out, in order tr
secure, as far as possible, an uniformity of discipline; and the same rules
and articles shall be proclaimed, with due solemnity, at the head of sucl
detachment, as soon alter their being assembled as possible.
CXXXIIL When a Militia-man, in the ease specified in the preceding
section, shall have been duly summoned or ordered to appear at thc
rendezvous, and shall not appear, then, and in that ease, he shall be linee
in a sum not exceeding live hundred dollars, and tho amount of his taxe:
bust paid to the State, at the discretion of a court-martial, to be compos?e
of officers of the. detachment ordered out, if it be convenient; and if not
of officers of the brigade to which the delinquent shall belong, or of an;
other officers of the Militia of this State, at. the discretion of the Com
maniier-in-Chief, who is hereby authorized to order said courts, in con
j formity with the usage of the army of the United States ; and, in additioi
j to the line which the said court-martial may inflict on any person who ma;
j subjeet himself to any ol' the aforesaid penalties, the court-martial may
j at their discretion, sentence any delinquent to imprisonment in the com
1 mon jail, for a term not exceeding three months : Provided, Always
? thal no fine and imprisonment shall be imposed on any delinquent, unti
! summoned to appear before a court-martial, to show cause why such lin
j cr imprisonment should not be imposed. And all tines inflicted by virtu
I of this section shall be collected by an execution, which the President o
tlie court-martial aforesaid shall issue, directed to the Sheriff of this State
designating the delinque nt, and the company to which he belongs, an?
; commanding the Sheriff to levy the line and costs of the lands, tenements
j goods and chattels of the delinquent ; and, if none can be found, o
j insufficient to satisfy the same, then to take him anil commit him to th
I jail ot the District where he resides; and the Sheriff to whom che sam
! shall be delivered shall execute it by levying and collecting the line an
] costs, and shall make return thereof, within forty days from its lodgment
I to the said President; and if thc Sherill" he unable to find lands, tenement!
? goods or chattels, ol' which io levy the same, then he shall take and comm:
i the said delinquent to the jail, where lui shall be kept until the same li
'? paid, or until double the time shall have, elapsed for which lei would hav
? served had he joined the Militia so ordered out ; and the Sheriff shall h
? entitled to the same fees and commissions for collecting such rino, an
1 shall be liable to the same penalties for not levying, collecting such tim
and returning the execution, as hereinbefore prescribed ; and all tint
arising under this clause shall be paid, when collected, to the Qaartei
masher of the regiment io which the delinquents respectively belong.
CXXXrV. All musicians, trumpeters, buglers, drummers, and fife:
1 attached lo or liable to do duty iii any company, shall 'oe entitled to th
? Same pay, and be liable to th ? same lines and penalties, and subject to tl;
i same rules and regulations as thc Militia of this State are liable <
i subject to.
CXXXV. lt shall and may he lawful for the Governor or Commande
in-Chief fm- the time being, or the ?V?ajor-Goneral of the division, or tli
j Brigadi' r-General of the brigade hi which Charleston is comprehendec
or the commanding officers nf the Charleston regiments for Hie tii
? being, to call forth, when necessary, such and so many companies, c
detachments of companies, to mount guard in the said city, as to the:
shall respectively appear necessary amt proper: Provided, That no sue
! guard shall be obliged to continue on duty at any one time, except iu ea:
of actual alarm, more than twenty-four hours; and every person sui
moued to turn ont on any guard who shall not obey, or who shall leave i:
\ guard, or otherwise misbehave, shall he liable lo pay*he same fines ai
furl", it ur: s as such person would be obliged 1<> pay for default of duty, f<
i non-attendance or misbehavior at regimental muster.
CXXXVI. That thc Commander-in-Cliief, for the time being, shall ha
. authority !?> remove, to some pince of safety and deposit, such portion
the arms, ammunition and military stores, at any time in the pub]
arsenals'of this State, as circumstances may appear t<> require; and win
! necessary, in his opinion, to provide and furnish sufficiont guards
protect Ihn public arsenals until it be found expedient to call out in
service detachments of the Militia, on whom in part the duty may de vol \
CXXXVII. All persons necessarily going to or returning from mustei
drill or courts-martial, and all patrols, gindi pass over, free of toll or
charge, all chartered bridges, ferries aud turnpike roads of this State.
CXXXVUI. That no civil officer shall execute any process, a rrestin
and confining the person, or requiring bail or surety, (unless for treason,
felony, misdemeanor or breach of the peace,) on any person engaged in
tho military service required by the laws of this State, or going to or
returning from the sime, under a penalty of twenty-five dollars, and tho
service of such process shall be void; all arms and equipments required
by law, and horses used in the performance of Militia duty, shall be exempt
from seizure, distress and execution: Provided, Each trooper or mounted
officer shall have but one horse exempted: And provided, also, That such
horse shall be registered with the commander of thc corps to which such
trooper is attached; and if any person shall seize, distrain or execute such
arms, equipments or horse, he shall be liable to a penalty of fifty dollars.
The penalties prescribed in this section * be recovered by indictment.
CXXXIX. AU regiments or battalions composed of volunteer companies
of infantry, cavalry, artillery or riflemen, are hereby authorized to re-or
ganizc, and shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges heretofore
allowed them by law; and whenever in any regiment of infantry, four
volunteer companies shall be organized, such companies may form a
battalion, attached to such regiment with one Major, an Adjutant and a
Quartermaster, each with the rank of First Lieutenant, a Surgeon with
the rank of Captain, a Sergeant-Major and a Quartermaster-Sergeant; and
whenever in any regiment of infantry eight or more volunteer companies
shall be formed, such companies may bc organized into a regiment, and
have all the. officers, field and staff, allowed to a regiment of infantry.
CXL. All the companies which have been or may be organized for tho
police of the Stabs under the recent proclamation of the P" ^visional
Governor, may retain their organizations as \ dunteer companies, and
shall be attached to the regiment of infantry or cavalry, as the ease may
be. within the limits of which they may have been raised.
CXLI. All the Acts of the General Assembly relating to the Military
Hall iu Charleston; All Acts relating to the hire Guard of Charleston; all
special and local Acts relating to volunteer companies; to the limits of
I regiments or beats, and to the recruiting iniits of cavalry, of force on the
first day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hun?
dred and sixty, and all other Acts and parts of Acts relating to the Militia,
not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, of force on that day, are
hereby continued and declared of force.
CXLlI. Tho requirements of this Act on the subject of uniforms shall
be inoperative for two years from thc day of the passage thereof.
CXLIII. The Governor and Commander-in-Chief is hereby authorized
to appoint the Major-Generals, Brigadier-Generals, one Colonel of cavalry
in each brigade of infantry, to organize and command the mounted com?
panies raised, or that may bc r ised under the proclamation of the
Provisional Governor, and Colonels of infantry, by and with the advice
? and consent of tho Senate during the present session, for the immediate
organization of the Militia, and the provisions of this Act for the election
of those officers shall be applicable only to cases: of vacancies hereafter
occurring. The officers so appointed shall, under the direction of tho
Governor, proceed^immediately to re-organize tho divisions, brigades,
regiments and companies of their respective commands.
:ACXLIV. The commission of each officer of the Militia now in office
shall be vacated so soon as his successor shall be commissioned in accord?
ance with this Act: Provided, nevertheless, That in as much as the First
Regiment of Artillery, attached to the Fourth Brigade, Second Division,
S. C. M., has never at any time been disorganized, the said First Regiment
of Artillery shall be allowed to exist as heretofore, and the respective
commissions of its field officers shall be and remain in force from tho
respective dare or dates, in which thc}' were, issued, anything to the
contrary in this Act notwithstanding.
CXLV. So much of this Act as requires previous rank in the Militia as
one of the qualifications for office shall be inoperative for twelve months
after the passage thereof.
In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of December, in the year
of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five.
\V. 1). PORTER,
President of the Senate.
C. H. SIMONTON,
Speaker of tho House of Representatives.
Approved : JAMES L. OUR. -
AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT IX RELATION TO THE SOUTH
EEN EXPRESS COMPANY, AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FEME CES FOR THE
DEFAULT OF COMMON CARRIERS."
I. Jyi' ii eructed by the Senate and House of Representatives, noir met and
siltiiu/ in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That the
provisions of the first and second sections of an Act entitled "An Act in
relation to the Southern Express Company, and to provide additional
remedies for the default of Common Carriers," ratified on the seventeenth
day of December, in t he year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and
sixty-three, be and the same are hereby extended to all unincorporated
associations of individuals, and all incorporated companies.
II. That all such unincorporated associations may be sued and pro?
ceeded against at Law or in Equity, under th?; name and style by which
they are .usually known, without naming the individual members of the
In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of December, in the year
cf our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five.
AV. 1>. PORTER,
President of tia; S. uate.
C. H. SIMONTON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Approved: JAMES L. ORR. -
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE EDISTO AND ASHLEY CANAL Co.
I. /Jr it enacted t,i/ the Senate und I ?ouse of Representatives, now met and
silting in General Assembly, and by th autltority of the same. That tho
second section of an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Edisto and
Ashley Canal Company," ratified on the sixth day of February, in tho
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, be, und tho
same is, hereby so altered and amended that the stockholders shall be
authorized and empowered to increase the capital stock of the said Com?
pany to any extent not exceeding three thousand shares, of one hundred
dollars each, which they may deem desirable and proper.
In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of December, in the year of
our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five.
YV. 1). PORTER,
President of the Senate.
C. R. SIMON TON,
Speaker of the Housc|of Representatives.
Approved: JAMES L. ORE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CHARLESTON (?AS. LIGHT COMPANY.
E. Be it enacted by Hie Senate and House of Representatives, note mei and
sitting in General Ass. mjbly, mal by the authwity of the sann , That so much
of the thirteenth section of an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate certain
Societies, Associations and Companies, and to renew and amend the
charters of others," passed the twenty-first day ol December, ene thousand
eight hundred and fifty-seven, as provides that the Charleston Gas Light
Company "shall not charge mere than four dollars per thousand feet for
gas," be repealed for one year.
In the Senate House," the twenty-first day of December, in the year
of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five. .
\Y. 1). PORTER,
President of the Senate.
C. H. SIMONTON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
I Approved: JAMES L. ORR.